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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 19 January 1850

amv " ~ r. sw.rrrr.rri t,,--iga>.,s.ri OIIIT1J4RV. Died nt Pickcnsville S. C. on the 2Dili | December, Mrs. Dorcas Barton, in the 1 88th year of her nge. The deceased was 1 n native of Virginia, but removed to this , State with her husband, Mr. l'edjamin J Barton, nbout the year /T80. ller bus- j band did pood ~. . .w ??/i ni>) wuuir\ ill its struggle for Independenee?ho toolc a part in the affair nt Cmvpon.*, where the British were so signally defeatcl. Mr*. j Barton was remarkable for I lit aff ihility | of her manners and the strength of her | understanding. Her last illness was of J several month's duration and of a very ! painful character. In death she was ; peaceful, calm and resigned. For allium' she had never united herself toanv l>ran?>li of the church, yet the elm-Mi in's hope soothed and sustained her in piss-inq[ through the valley and shadow of death. K. | IflilRKFiTN. //.VMnuuo, Janmry )0, 'f>0 Our cotton market has heen very much oxeited ,<ince th.e...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 19 January 1850

POETRY. NO TIME TO LOS IS. No time tc lose! no time to lose! Life's fleeting moments urge ua on; E'en while we (muse to and chouse, Tlic gulden timo for action.)'!; gone. No tiiuo to low! Time's pinion's flvinjj Cliape the hurrying moments fut; Atul one by one the hours are dying, Until another year Is past. ISO time to lose! let'H Ixtiih'li sorrow, And live in pleasure while wo may; Lot's fling ourearos upon the morrow, Ami seize the blessings ofto-day. Welmve no time to lose in sadness, No chilling griefs our hearts should freeze; Adown life's stream let's glide in gladness, Ami spread our sails to pleasure' breeze. "No time to lose! life's sands aro eblrng Anil all tilings whi-per of decny; And tiie pulsc-clock'n con^olcss throbbing Tolls we too must pass away. No time to lose! let's not be wasting The few brief moments left us here; Fill up your cup, while life Ls lasting, And drink n welcome to the year. r>.i i iu?? ?vn uiuuiLi, wan. ?, lOilU. J. II. II. SATURDAY NIGIIT. The...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 26 January 1850

KEOWEE COURIER. " TO THINE OWN SELF DE TRl'E, AND IT MUST lQjLt.OW, A9 THE NIGHT lilt DAY, THOU CAn'st NOT UIRS HE FAI.5K TO ANY MAN." I ' " PICKENS COURT HOUSE, S. C., HATU1UI U , JANUARY 20, 1850. NO 3G 1**^^?mJUL'-1 ? "." 'IS?. U L L_ "'".J' .. I J J .L A'--, 1 1J. 1 - J - 1 ' " TIT I? KtiOWEE COURIER, TKINTP-D AVD FUBt.lftllKD WKKKt.Y nV W. II. TRIMM1ER. J. W. NORRIS, JR., ) ? K. M. KEITH, t Kihtoi?. TI315 One Dojtnr nn 1 Fiftv Cc-nts f??r ono yonr's *<ib*cripiion whoti pni-l within thron month*, Two lo'.' ir-" 'fowincntWdoltiwI to the do e ?>f the subscription year. All subscription* not elonrlv limited, will bo C*>n-?Hl*ri}ll 1'? mil In f?ir n>' if _ .... .... idi i iiu nine, nnu continued till a di'continuance is ordered ami all arrearage* pai 1. A'li'rrHxf'nsn'.* inserted at 75 cent" per ?qn:\ro f<?r the fir<t insertion, and 37 1-2 ct?. for esch continued Insertion. Liberal deductions made to t.ho<c r dverfi-in-x l>v tlio ve-ir. sir AH Communications ...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 26 January 1850

TRUTH. We published n brief paragraph sonic time sine*? with the caption of "singular fact," stating tliat while the subscription v v__f. :.i ..c n 111 in-'i i urw, in ;iui ui me i Hungarian refugee# had nearly reached i 1,000, a propos-itict; to raise funds for the relief of the , disabled Mexican volunteers had cntivelv failed, We say charity and benevolence i ttliruilfl l'.mrm iif lunno- tnntmv ic IIImmviIIv subscribed to foreign patriots ? money is lavishly bestowed upon foreign darn ers ?our public lands will possibly bo given to recentimmigrant patriots and anything, dancer, singer, soldier or author, who may come here with a foreign reputation, is idolized and bespattered with popular adulation and favors to such an extent ihnf tl - ? * v., .,v^ : gusted, and return home to send back to the model republic their sneers and their ridicule at our folly. ^Tie New York T\ ibur.e, in noticing the "singular fact" above alluded to. has the following just remains:?C'urnl!,,'(ni. "This...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 26 January 1850

[ Correspondence of ihc Baltimore >S'tm.] 31ST CCLKOTimWlBT SKSSIONWAsnrftOTOJf, Jan. 15. senate. The Senate elected, by ballot, a .Select Committee on tbo subject of French spoliations prior to 1800. The following arc the Committee: Messrs ?S'milh, //imter, BradbuVy, Manguinand Sturircon. T%Mr Foote gave notice that, on Monday lie -would call no his resolutions concerning the Ten iter! 's. 5The joint resolution providing for the collection of the revenue was taken up nnd passed. Mr. Holland, from th< '"'ommittce on Military Affairs', repovteu 'ill for the payment to the .State of Floriuti of certain ivhnncpc ntlnn^Jn^ ? ..uvuumi^ wiiv? ou[)|nv;^ivii ui Indian hostilities. Mr Dodge, of Wisconsin, offered a resolution to pay the ilev. Mr Slicer thn usunl compensation f>?r his services as (Chaplain at the special rtid th? present session. Agreed to. 7\ Mr Brodhead's resolutions, culling oil the President for a statement of the charges against ail office-holders removed by him...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 26 January 1850

i? * iT*ii - i , >-r~ , ,rM,1: A?T.I REPORT c OF TTIE JOI"T SPLCIAl. COMMITTER OF IN- i K?FotroN' ron the eank nv rur ?t?t? , of gorrn cahouna in chari.f.'?iox. j , To the Hon. the Senate uvd Ifontr of < Representatives of the Sta'e of South ' Carol iva': ' The Commit too of Inspection for the ' ' P'incip;'! Yhink of the State of South 1 Carolina in Charleston, appointed 1 >v ? , ' joint resolution of loili Irrnches of tin- ' Legislature nt il el.M session, ie>pectful- v lv submit the following report: The net of 1824 which Dioxides for f 11:0 Appointment of Commit ( i>s of In- j' spcct ion. nv kc? it ?1i?*ir duiv "to rxam- i 1 ino minutely into the nfTits and situation I of the Bank and its branches. for which ' they are respectively appointed;" o<\ in other words, as the Committee under- ' stand it, to take an account of lie funds , * whith the St; tc lias entrusted t<> the : Hank to I e employed in bar.kirjf. nnd of ' ?uoh other funds rs may have come into...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 2 February 1850

KEOWEE COURIER. " ro THINE OWN 8ELF I)E TUUE, AND IT MUBT FOLLOW, AS THE NIGHT THE DAY, TIIOU CAn'sT NOT TURN HE FALSE TO any MAN." VOL. I. PICKENS COURT HOUSE, S. C., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1850. NO 37 MgHMWWWWWi"1 j."" ? '' ' ' _ a. ! ? UJ ? 1 " " 1 " 'WJ 1 1111 this KEOWKG COUItlff!!?, PRINTED AND PUBLISHED WEEKLY BT w. II. trim mi ku. J. \v. norths. jR. ) 15. M. ICEIT1I, ' ' ^ TKRMS. One Dollnr nivl Fifty Cent* for one yenr*? subscription when pai<l within three month*. Two dol!nra 'f nivment i<? tlehwod to the elo^e oftho anhseription venr. All subscription* not clonr'v Hyiitfd. will bo considcre-l n* nvi'le for nn in'lefinite time, and continued till a <11 (continuance ia ordered nnd all arrearage* pai 1. Advertixwnta inserted nt T?> cent** per oqunre for the fird insertion. nnd 37 1 -2 e.t.a. for ?ach continued insertion. Liberal deduction-; made to thn?n adverM^inT bv tlio voir. *IT AH Communication* "hould be addressed to the Publisher post paid. LINES ADDRESSED ...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 2 February 1850

rJim "jmjamUBBBKBmj l-'WWb From the Baltimore Sun. CONGRESS. Wamiinoton, Jan. 23, 1950. Skn*atE.?Mr. Mnaon offered an amend merit to the fugitive slave bill providing that any person obstructing the arrest of fv slave shall be held guilty of a misdemeanor; and that the testimony of the fugitive shall not be taken. The Senate resumed the consideration of the resolution offered bv Mr. Foote, .i_-i ,i - ? " uccjarmg umi. it is me auiy ot Uongress to establish territorial governments for California, Deseret, nnd New Mexico. Mr. Cas^ resumed and concluded his argument against the constitutionality of the AVilmot proviso. lie read some extracts from John Quincy Adams' diary, in which he pronounces that the constitution of the United .States is morally and * puiiuunriy vicious, inasmuch as u cnu not, prohibit slavery. He contrasted the hpirit of this denunciation with thrrt of Gen. irashingtbri's Farewell Address, and the patriotic sentiments of Jefferson, Monroe and Madison. The nnn who t...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 2 February 1850

SLAVERY RESOLUTIONS. Senator Houston introduced the following resolutions in tho United States j Senate on Monday last: " IPhereas the Congress of the United StatO'. l)0ss?s>inor rdlUr " _ n > uvn'giliuil Hll" thurity, have 110 power over the subject of negro slavery within the limits of llio United States, either to protect or interfere with it, in the territories or district, where by municipal hnv, it now exists; but ns an assurance and guaranty to promote hnrnionv, quiet apprehension, and fOVrtrfcUA * .v...?.rv otuiiuuui prejudice, which by j possibility, might impair or weaken love and devotion for the Union in any part of j 'the country, it is hereby "Resolved, That as people in tcrrito- j I ries have the same inherent rights of self- j I |rovernment as people in the ?S'tates: that) if, in the exercise of such inherent rights, I the people in the newly acquired territo i it? uy viiu itoncxn m ot 7'oxas and the acquisition of Caliio.nia and New Voxiico, south of the paral...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 2 February 1850

REPORT* OF THK JOINT SPECIAL COMMITTEE Of INSPECTION i'On THK BANK OF THK STATE nr Q / IT nt OIOOI VV t ?u ^r? . ..7 n {Continued.) Hills and no'es in suit. The?e amount cd in the ng^ro^ it? to $141,372 37. ?/ which the sum of C.U.97G 04 iv desperate, and ought to l?e taken out of the statement, and carried to the account of profit and lo.*?, and the sum of*l8.8i'?4 1G idoubtful, nut there were arre.trs ol interest on good debts i'i this schedule nmi)ttril imi/ t/\ ftOQ ft 1 'I id tf'o'rtK *!?-? > . nppe ir in the statement, nnd more th in sufficient to replace the bad debts to Le withd"nwn. IJnads. 71ie nt*i;r-etj ite; amount of bonds i* *488.225 54, of which *8.119 can never Le recovered, and ??u<uf!i? to be carried to profit and loss. Hut the ar rears of interest on cjood bonds amount 14,070 5-5. bv which that loss would bo more thsm repaired. Bonds taken for lo ins under tbt* act for rebuilding the city of Charleston. Of these bonds there w(ve 135, amnuning I fl fl??? flin...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 9 February 1850

KEOWEE COURIER. " TO THINE OWN SELF HE Tltl'E, A..D IT M'*8T FOLLOW, AS TUB KIOIIT THE DAY, TJIOl" CAs'flr NOT T1'?;N f)E FAI.3E TO ANT MAN." V<>1.. 1. PICKENS COURT FIOT'SE, S. C., SATUUDAY, FEBIUJAIIY 9, 1850. NO 38 .'JUt '1 J J-lLIlil'.mj.' I I' 1 ? ' ?_ ??? ill -T in n mm i i ? "1'IIK | 'linir ' ' * 11 1 * ** courier, rRiNTitn \xr> pubi.imikd wkbki.y nv W. II. TRIMMIEIt. I. W. VO'iaTS. Jr.. > wi8??r. K. M. K8ITII, ! Orv* D >llnr nil' Kiffv CV'it" for nno vout'h o'ltw^rip'io'i wtion |v!' w'Miin Muvo nionOvi, T'Vm ,o'V?r?,rn'V'M^nf U lolrtv?? 1 to tin? clo'c ?f 'h? vrir. \'1 itih'Oriptlo'i not ulnar'v HnxifrJ. will lie con<5 Iciv 1 -\> 'iv* lo for in in lo^ni'o *ii??\ mi 1 co'itinni* I till a li scontiii'innce i~< or lercd mil a'1 ir-i 'o" tifti A ill inrlo ! ul = *qu??r? for Mio 'n^rtinn n>vl 3" 1-2 rti. for ?i?\1? flrtVimjp 1 tM crfi<?n. -Ic luction* ma ' * ?? a lvcr'i-iivr hv the vo-?r. *^5T" VU On n<nunic:iti<>n<? ohoitM bo u Mrca"?to ...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 9 February 1850

RKPORT MP MK .101-' K r 1 CI AI fOIMinrE OF INV'Kf ?'? * >? u r" DA K OK 'UK R ATI" OF SO".' it 'MtOl.lNA J\- Cll\;t.K< ON. / /l. 1 ? v y -ftu ffrfff.) T' i. i<> i ( ?>f |lo\vn<r i oounh'l no < - to I < 'im full, Irs pov ilcd to 100 tr ont i'ti ?'x'? n*. int^rrnn'l) i"- ni nv no'.v Ivivt* l <*on con'irmi-d fo - v<nr* wi h o?; unv co vi h- il 1<> ' jlucion of ilcia nount. Tliis p i??*ti-??. if tycno -;'! would bt'iilH' lv inco si-'tMti with tl>?* >< dv oommnnd ind ronf ol of i s fundwl i< l> jn<* psson'iid to tl-o poppr rri 'iv j'rnru'ir of ii Bi?nk. mid if pnrii l ,ind ooi-fini'd '<> >i few. is open 'o tlx* impulsion of p;ul:idity ?nd fnvo i ?i m. Amnnjj ih<? discounted notes, tl-.c Pommi'ire oh?o'-vril fomc no'es t-f persons residing in tin* neiyld o!injr St:it<*v of Geo'^u?, A1 d)nmn iind No'th Omolinn, ?-ndo>ed bv nnd di> counted f?>v commm-iid hoiM>- in Clui* lesion. Then' wove uencndlv for>m?ll ...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 16 February 1850

v7 " TO THINE OWN SELF HE TIU'E, AND IT MIST FOLLOW, AS TIIE NICIIIT THE 1)AV, TIIOU CAN'Vr NOT Til EN HE EALSE TO ANY MAN." ? ______ VOL. 1. PICKENS COURT HOUSE, S. O., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1850. NO 39 THE KEOWttU COURIER, PUINTKD AND PUBLISHED WEEKLY DV nr ir n^i) i\i M . XI. 1 lViJliUlJCiJV. J. W. NORMS, Jn., ) FdU E. M. KEITH, \ suitors. TEKIfks. One Dollar and Fifty Cunts for one year's subscription when paid within three months, Two dollars if payment is delayed to the close oi tne subscription year. All subscriptions not clearly limited, will bo considered as made for an indefinite timer, and continued ti!! n discontinuance is ordered and nil arrearages paid. Advertisements inserted at 75 cents per nquarc for the first insertion, and 37 l-'J cts. for eacli continued insertion. Liberal deductions made to those advertising by tlio year. yjy"yjtJl.Coinnninications should be address/?il fr> Mw. l>n nn.it 1. REPORT ^ OK THE JOINT Rl'JCCIAI- COMMITTKU OK IN6PECTION KOH THE ...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 16 February 1850

11.Ml<1 III! Iiinnui" ' ' ???' -' ? truths, one of law and the other of fact. 2'hc truth of law is, that there does not ??xlst> at tli's time, slavery in any portion ni the territories acquired from Mexico. This truth was the conviction of his own deliberations; he was aware that there were other Senators who entertained different ground; but when those Senators hnve considered the question more fully, they will perhaps change their opinions. If they should still hold to their opinion, lw. I!??? 1.4 1:1 1 " . . - - buuugui iniiieiy moy would find themscivos in ft small minority. The next truth stilted in the resolution was one of fact. It was, that slavery was not likely ever to exist in the Territories acquired I from Mexico. It was one evident to all \ Senators. From all he had heard; from all tlmt had been stated by tho witnesses ( of affairs there; from all that had loans- j pired, and all that would transpire, he | was satisfied that slavery would never , exist on one sin...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 16 February 1850

ulf respective Congressional Districts, to *' elect two Delegates, to represent such I Congressional District in the Convention at Nashville in June next. The Abbeville representatives are fully nlive to tlx* deep and abiding importance :? * ? * ' 1 ui una iiinjivonnir su:j> auoui 10 ue i?Kcn by tbo /f?outli, nncl wc arc suie that the patriotism of the District will respond mos' heartily to the call. OUll VILLAGE. On Monday last, the removal of a portion of the hill on which our Court 7/ouse stands, and the structure of a basement story of brick under the present building? was let to contract, and bid oil' by Mr. Barton Abbott. ' 1 he earth is to be removed 10 a depth of ten feet at the base of the (7ourt House, with a gradual descent of one foot in forty to the line of the public square; the P uiricxcnvniea 10 uc pincca 111 (he neigh"boring hollows within the distance of 270 yards from the walls of the Court House. This contract was taken at $409. Alr& " VQnn2''nt story is t...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 16 February 1850

FROM CALIFORNIA. Nkw Oiu.bans, Feb. 4. I3y an arrival at this city from Chaglrs, we are placcd in possion of dates from Culifomiato tlio 31st of December, among which are the following important items: The Assembly met on lYtb December, and Mr. Burnett, tho Governor elect appeared, took the oath of olliec, and forthwith entered upon his duties. On the'21st the Assembly proceeded to the election of United States Senators, which resulted in the choice of Col. J. C. Fremont. andW. M. Gwinn from il/ississinni. All miningoperations have been suspended for the present on account of snow and rain. A tremendous conflagration occurred at .San Francisco on the 24th, destroying a large portion of the city. The loss is estimated lit a million and a half of dollars. The vote on the constitution was twelve thousand in favor and eight thousand against the adoption.? Col. Telegraph. IIoio to settle it.?That original Taylor i 1? *vr_. \r . \ li t l * Jaipur, mu i>i'w i oi'K neraio, gives 111s fav...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 23 February 1850

I KEOWEE COURIER. || " TO THINE OWN* 8ELF BE TRUE, AND IT MUST FOLLOW, A3 TIIE NIQHT THE DAY, THOU CAN'ST NOT THEN MB VALBI TO ANY MAN." I VOI,. 1. PICKENS COURT HOUSE, S. C., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1850. NO 40 H T1I1? | Coi'rf81JOtuIcnre nf the (' ? I " " " ~ IK ICO WEE COURIER, PRINTED AND l'UBLISIIKD WEEKLY nV W. Hi THIMMIEIV tu. ?Y. fiviutlS, Jn., I pdit E. M. KKITII, ) suitors. TIMS. One Dollar and Fifty Cento for one year's subscription when paid within three months, Two dollars if payment is delayed to the closo of the subscription year. All subscriptions not. clearly Ihnttrd, will bo considered i\h nmdo for un indefinite time, niul continued till a discontinuance is ordered nnd ull arrearages pfti.l. Advertisements inserted nt *75 cents per IKqnnrc for the first insertion, nnd 37 1-2 ctn. for each continued insortlon. Liberal deductions made to those advertising by the year. All Communications should be addressed to the Publisher post pftid. THE QUESTIONAT WASHINGTON. Wc cli...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 23 February 1850

-.t'l'-'-ULiiL'.'J'M1 .1 'Ml11. ' .* JJ? COTTON. As cotton has, and is likely to be for 8 tmctimc to come, the all-absorbing topic of coiisiderationln the commercial world, wo hope our readers will excuse us for publ'islting the following letter from the Liverpocfl correspondent ot the Mercury ; and nJ6hm?rrli InncrtW ???/! O D--V* " ?* ? will lenm what hope is entertained of keeping tip the price of <nir staple, by one who is interested in watching the foreign markets : LivKRrooL, Jnn. 26,1 ^50 Gentlemen: The JjTibernia arrived hero iu a. m. ot T?cs4*y last. Her accounts of sfifl (finrunlslung csfimatcsof the crop, and a rise of fully a cent in New York, in the very teeth of ta6 IdWCS* r?.tCS sent out since October, produced n great sensation in Liverpool, and 30,000 bales were sold that day, at fully a \ advance; establishing middlings at 0 7-8?very stiff and little otTering. The next day operator i began to discover that thev had got a little "ahead of the music:" the time to ...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 23 February 1850

[Reported for the Baltimore Sun.] Congressional. Washington, Feb. II, 1850. Sknatb.?The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion to receive and refer the peti'Jon from Pennsylvania, nrrivillrt tlin nnlpnoKIn #1 '? ?! I -y ?q v?v j^/vtwvMUiV uiOOVlUUUII Ul H1V3 Union. Mr. Chaso advocated the reception of tho petition on the ground tlmt the right of petition is sacred. Mr. Cass said that the ballot box was the true remedy for grievances, not petitions. Ho deprecated the conduct of the descendants of Penn who would plunge the country into the bloodiest civil war that was ever waged; for dissolution was war. Mr. Webster regretted that tho petition hnd been presented. Tue petition to be consistent with itself ought to be proceeded by a preamble somewhat ns ' follows: Gentlemen, members of Congress, whereas at the commencement of tho present session you nnd cach of you took a solemn oath upon tho Holy Evnn^ely of Almighty God, that you would support the Constitution and the Govern m...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 23 February 1850

* " I'jj'iL ,i_.<g??? THE MAGNETIC TELEOllAPH. DV JA8.U. I.TON8, l~ L. D. Along the smooth uiul slender wires The fleepleKs hcrvlds ruu, Fast as tlu elcar ?nd living rays (io streaming from the sun, No [>cals or flashes, hear d or seen, Their wondrous flight betray; Ami yet their words are plainly felt Iii cities far away. Nor summer's heat nor winter's hail, Can check tlieir rapid course; Tlicy meet unmoved the fierce wind's rage? The rough wave's sweeping force: In the long night of rain and wrath, As in the blaze of day, They rush, with notes of weal or woo. To thousands far away. Hut faster stih than tidings '"*rno On that clectric cord, Itise the pure thoughts of him wlio loves Tin' Christian's life and Lord,? Of him who, taught in smiles and tears, With fervent lips to pray, Maintain liiirh converse lwrr? nn With bright world* fur ft way. Ay! though no outward wish it breathed. Nor outward answer given, The sighing of the humble heart Ls l:nov:r. mvi felt in heaven; Thos...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
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