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   Weekly Standard (Newspaper) - August 15, 1860, Raleigh, North Carolina                               THE WILLIAM W. HOLDEN, EDITOR AXD JPnonuiiTOK. TEKM.S OF THK Dollars par annum. nvariablv in advance. TEIlilS OF THE DolUirtftr anna-it, invariably in advance. TERMS OF Tl'lE WEEKLY TO CLUBS: ii Copies 1 year, 10 1' 15 All fiap'rs art diifontlnufil at the'apt ration of the. kima fur which they liuoe bun paid. Terms of Advertising in Semi-Weekly Standard. Our u'Stihir rntei of advertising are as follows: One lines less) lirM insertion, 00 K.ifli Mib't'fjot nt insertion, U5 Loiisjeraiheiti-.i-meuts in iToportion. Contracts will made ndvurti-ers, fit tit? almve ilti' u'hs. twelve months, ami at the close of the contract yjjj cent, will be deducted from the glows I'ri'tez.iional or business Cardi, not lines will be in-ertod in either the Weekly or Semi-Weekly, lor Jii1, for MX nunilhi., or lor twelve monlln; or in both lot for six or for twi-ho mouths. Terms of Advcrtisius in Wcrldy Standard. One d.'llai square for fust and twenty- cents each msoition. AotMiic'ion imtl I" en '1 itl-iy   17413 34 23 130 Ii! 13 21 11 32j 20 I 20i 29 140'lSil '206 200.130 orteoo 3301120 1SU Ion ill 188 54 13 113 180118 130 J-J7 590 Ellis' majority over Pool 170; Kogeis' over Cal- vcrtlDo; Ransom over Barnes 138, and over New- sum 183; Peebles ever Barnes 120, and over New- sum 153; Warren's over" Smith 228. OFFICIAL VOTE OF CASWELL. PAVINT, roit IIIKIH Metropolitan 'lou-l bill for boarding the' Japanese is the items are bottles of champagne. PMCIXCTS. Ynnceyville, Milton, Leasburg, llightoner's Prospect Hill, Anderson's Store, Williamson's Brown's Parish's Lynn Old Field. Govn'r.i Senate Commons. 221 100 134 01 137 51 113 40 47 248 50 13S 01 120 50 03 59 83 1023 fi 1 Oil 208 87 S7 32 40 52i C4 102 lOb 51 77 43 34 105 82 23 18 00 3 3 7 4 24 those who prefer the national Democratic nominees to the secession nominees, to decide what rour.se duty and patiiotistn demands they should 1'ou had requite this, of Mr. Dick. JIa had a right to comply with your request. The Railroads, and the public highways, are open to all who vi ish to travel on them and will pay. They i don't belong to the "secedcrs." Tho public hotels I in Kaleigh have not been I'll chartered for the spc j j cial and solu comfort of the "seccders." If thfy have been, there are private houses, and you can camp out, as your lathers did in the revolutionary war, if it becomes necessary. You expect to pay your bills out of your own pockets. Well, if you do all this, and are entitled to these ;niv what have the b-aders andorgins oi the in this State, tofoibiJ your attempt to muzule and overawe you'J Who constituted thorn a political "Star to iuquiie into and punish yuur actions i I know you will scorn such dictation, and act in the present ci isis ol your conn- try's altairs, like freemen who know their lights and aie determined to maintain them at all hiu- ards! The Democratic f'nst, (Heaven save the demands to know "by what Air. Dick calls together the and Johnson men of North 1 reply, by tho same'authority they have to meet. The same authority that gives the' PIVS-, the ri'ihf. to ask the question. The same authority that secures to its doctors the "to meet and consult together for the public 01 for the election nf their paiticular favorites fur the Legislature, for Congress or for And, perhaps, in the estimation of the Mr. Dick and the other friends ol Doughs, have a still right. They have received Me cr- ;n of the high piiest ol the ".secc- ders'" Buchanan. In his speech in Washington City, on tho Oth of July last, be de- clared that "neither Breckinridgc nor Douglas was the regular nominee of tho Democratic- paity, and Domociats could vote for whom rr." Now, here is Mr. Buchanan's permission tn tho Douglas.men to vote "as they think Is not this a sufficient "pass" for the "secoision should they "catch" any of those "rebels" on their way to Raleigh on the 30th inst. i I would advise the friends of Judge Douglas, vho I design attending that meeting, to procure atopy of Mr. Buchanan's "stump speech" in Washington i City. It uny keep the lash ol tho "secession pa- trol" oil their bucks. And as it is understood that Mr. Douglas expects to be present on that occasion, and speak to his fi lends, it may bo very important j to his personal safety to send him a copy of Mr. Buchanan's speech. Would it not be humiliating in the extreme to have Judge Douglas come, without his and have him accosted by the Editors of the "Press" and their brother Sir! your 1 have none sir By inhnt authority are you hare then 'i How ilttrf you come to North-Carolina, without the permission of Iho simonputs friends of Breckinridge and The Judge might reply tint bo came under the "banner of the Stars and by authority of his right as an American citi- what would this avail him? The exe- hangmen of the "seccders" would is no excuse. Mr. Dick had no au- thority to invite you and your friends here. You are all rebels, Imitois, and shall be dealt with ac- cordingly. Take all such to the watch-house, add thence to the Now, this would indeed by an awful state of things! My good hlends, ye Douglas 'and Johnson men, yo suppportcr.s of the regular Democratic at home, retire to some place of snflcty, don't come to Halcigh, tho fiat has gone forth If you ih have the audacity to conie, the horrors of St. LSurtholn- mew were a "mere circumstance" compared with what awaits the Douglas and Johnson men on that day! And dare you ootnc, in tho face of the fact that the Democratic Press and the "Wilmington Journal" and the little squad of political dictators about Raleigh, have decided, and proclaimed, that you have "no authority, no to Call this nfrce country! If such infernal dictation as that to which the secessionists of the South arc en- deavoring to subject the Democratic parly is justi- fied, or submitted to, toe vo better of Hum slaves! Til BALLOT BOX. BY THE OYEULAND MAIL. from Jupun and China. ST. Josr.pn, Mo., Aug. overland mail, with San Knuicisco dates to the 25th ult, report the markets of that dopiessed. The telegraph line has been nearly completed to a point miles east of San Francisco. The oveiland mail, letters from St. Louis, nri ived at San Francisco on tho 24th July. Tho U S. Steamer Saranac arrived at San Fran- cisco on the 23th nit. There have been continued disturbances on the western coast of Mexico. Tho Governor of Gnay- m.is is collecting forces to diivo the Tavui Indians, who threatening that place, to the interior. Tho dilliculty betvieen the American consul and the authorities of Mazathui has been airanged satis- factorily. Mr. Trumbiill, builder of the canal to tho lake near Trpcc, had bet n attacked by the workmen and nearly killed. A German assistant of Mr. Trum- bull had been murdered. Later from Mexico. Nnw Aug. Pototrac, fiom Yera Cruz, brings despaches for Washington. Vera Cruz was healthy. The Spanish frigate Isabel arrived there on the 3d, and communicated with the Spanish Minister. Miramoti was at Lagos. The Liberals were concentrating their forces for an attack upon the Capital. They had seized the Bishop of Guadalajara, in order to effect an exchange of Uraga. The Miramon party were threatening to attack Vera Cruss. Steamer Austin has arrived from Brazos. Her news is unimportant. Birth of a Princess af Prussia. BL-KT.IN, July Eoyal Highness, the Prince Frederic William, has just been safely de- livered of a daughter. Her Royal Highness and royal infant are both doing well. This gives Queen Victoria two grand-children. From Washington. WASHINGTON, August of Wai- Conrad is here. He is preparing for publication a letter urging a joint Bell and Douglas ticket in all the States, and the Electors thus chosen to vote (or tho candidate having the greatest strength. The Great Jfustlern K.ieitemenl. Aug. rush of visitors to-day to the Groat Eastern was prodigious. At one time the vessel was completely thronged in its every part. niSOHDHKLY fcCEKKS. Owing to the want of proper regulations, .great confusion prevailed. On the approach of a steamer, people anxious to leave the ship would msh by hundreds down the single place of exit. Ladies screamed, and many of them fainted. There'was much angry excitement, though luckily no harm came to any one. The crowd has been greater than was ever expected. THE PRESIDENT TO VISIT HER. To-morrow President Buchanan with a portion of his Cabinet will pay a visit to the great ship. Elections in other States. Dem., is elected to Congress for the short (next) session, by forty majority, over Blair, black Republican. elected to the next Congress by about majority over Barrett, Dem. Orr, for Governor; gets majority in the St. Louis district. The Republicans elect a majority of the county officers. Dem., elected Governor, supposed by majority. The dates fiom Japan arc to Juno 2Qlh. A Itiutativc trade had sprung up between Japan and the French and British forces in China, nearly all the supplies being shipped thence, including horses. Native Hour was selling at 50 per barrel. Potatoes half cent per pound. The Shanghai tea trade being suspended on ac- count of the icbols, tho Japanese were supplying cargoes, and the price of tea at Kanagawa has ad- i v anted. I Four ships had cleared for England vvith cargoes of tea, invv silks and other Japan produce, which was to be had in astonishing quantities. Kanagawn has already tripled in population nn- dor tho influence of tho furoign commercial treaties. Tho commercial and trading, and high classes and and the publicofficinls oncoui aijc foreign intercourse, while the masses arc more prejudiced than ever. Tlio latter complain that tho foreign trade enhances tho pi ice of food. Rico and wheat arc not allowed to be'exportod, but no i eslriclion is placed on flour. Mexican half dollars are refused, but the dollars are received. A town of to people, situated 200 milos from Katuga-na, is reported to havo been swallowed by an earthquake. Several shocks were felt at Kunngavvn. Several missionaries are, located in various parts of Japan. cms A. Shanghai dates to May have been received. Tiade All the native merchants have (led with their treasure, to Souch- ong, in expectation that tho rebel.? will attack tho place. The Peiho river is being strongly fortified against all allies. Tho rebels have recently been very successful in their operations, having taken Foo-Chow, and hold- ing it in thsir possession. This position gives thorn the control of tho country in that direction, and it is reported that they are advancing on Shanghai. The U. S. steamer Saginaw was at Woosung. The U. S. steumur Hartford, Com. Stribling, ar- rived at Shanghai on May 23th, with Minister Ward on board. Syracuse Convention. Aug. have been adopt- ed by the Convention hero, empowering the State Convention to hold a conference which meets on the 15th inst. North Carolinian Drowned. ATLANTIC CITT, N. J., Aug. 8.--Thos. Jefferson Badger, of North-Carolina, was drowned to-day whilst bathing. The Eastern Question. PARIS, Constitutwnnel publishes an article signed by Mr. Grandguillot, of which the following is a summary: "Europe will, like France, answer by the most energetic adhesion to the noble initiative of the Em- peror. Nobody will be astonished to learn that French troops will very soon be embarked, in or- der to carry assistance to the Christians in the East, and thus to support a cause which is common to all the interests of Europe. The peaceful and lawful existence of the Chris- tians in the East has been guaranteed by the Pow- ers who signed the treaties of I85S. The initiative which wo are taking in, therefore, but faithful of our engagements.' Tho Sultan well understood this when he address- ed his letter to the Emperor. Unhappily, is is to be feared that Turkey is incapable of arresting the massacre of the Christians, and it is impossible to allow the hazards of an uncertain repression. The defection of tho Turkish troops is also Tho destinies of the inhabitants are placed under the double safeguard of tlic treaties and of the hon- or of France. It is evidently in concert with the Powers and with the Sultan, that France is about to act in Syria. The Eastern question has for a, long while been considered as one 'of those which may most disturb tho world. The best means for preventing grave complications to resolve, by adocisiveand sincere course of action from tho beginning, those difficul- ties which want of energy and frankness might per- haps render irremediable." CARTHAGE, MOOKB Co., Aub. IStiO. There will bo a of the Democracy of Moore, at Carthago, on Saturday the 18th inst., to dctoi mine whom wo shall support for President and Vice President. All will please attend. MANY DEMOCRATS. Tin: CONVENTIONS assembling of tho two Breekinndge Conventions to-morrow, at Syracuse, will be initiatory proceedings in Ihe polit- ical campaign in this State. Upon their action will in no small degree depend the result of tho Presiden- tial Election. Now York is the battle-field, and upon Iho result in this State way, in fact we think will, depend the question whether we are lo have a Re- publican or sectional or a national administration of trie government, during the next four years. Doubtless the two Conventions to assemble to morrow, will be merged into one, arid thus form a single of the friends of Mr. Breckin- ridge in this Slate. Wo trust- their action will be such as to promote the success of the Brockinridge and Lane ticket in November. There is room for much differences of opinion respecting the proper course to pursue, but if moderate counsels and good judgment shall be in tho ascendant, it is not too much to hope for such action us shi.ll leave the way open for accommodation, and enable tho anti-Lin- coln men of tho State to co-operate on an Electoral ticket, We know that the sentiment of the State demands united action, and that the warmest midmost niucert friends nf Jlr. Bi'fckinr'ulge throughout the Union Hint llicir trifndx here shall adopt welt course consistent witJi limor, an will deprive the ItepuUi erins of the Electoral tote of New Yorl: Lot no the Conventions now about to assemble disappoin this reasonable just demand upon Iho patriotism and good sense of the Breckinridgi men of New York. The cause in ichidi they are en littedean only succeed carrying this State liy co operation' icilh all the opponents of Lincoln. Lc these two facts be borne in mind by every delegati to Syracuse, and let riot the doings of tho Conven tion to-morrow bo referred to as a bar to such united action. Different views will of course be entertained, ast  hope not favor the plan of State and electoral tickets throughout, and absolute ly, without offering any mode of co-operating witl tho Convention to assemble on the 13th inst. Thi is the extreme side, and moots a defiant respons fiom a class of tho Douglas men, just as vindictiv and bitter as those on tho Brockinridge side, wh advocate this policy. Another plan is to adjoin1! tho. Convention to the 15th or a subsequent day, without final action, thus giving the other Conven- tion an opportunity to act upon such propositions as may be submitted for joint support. There are some who favor tho nomination of a full ticket for State officers and electors, and the appointment of a Committee with power to withdraw a portion there- of, on the .signification, by tho other Convention, of a willingness to fill up the ticket, and ui.tko a com- mon effort against Republicanism. And still others there are, who uonld be willing to on trust the whole subject to a judicious Committee, as has been done by tho old Y. Journal of Commerce, TIME ISJMONEY. E. A. wllTAKEE, GROCER AND TEA DEA-LER', LIQUORS AND FINE HAVANA CIGARS. WOOXI AND WllitOW WARE. Ageut for W.EBB W H ITT ED'S Celebrated CHEWING TOBACCO. Call at E. A. WHITAKEH'S, get what you pny Cash for it, and if you can buy the same article else- where he will rotund (he money, pay you for lost time, and let you go with bis blessings. T O 33 -A. TT t Procrastination is (be thief of I am receiving ny lurg-e Stock of Goods which I selected mysilf in Haiti- nbre, Philadelphia and New York. CANDLES AND CANDY. I can sell at Manufactory prices, and I defy competition. TOBACCO AND CIGARS Cim easily be tasted as to their quality, as E. A. KER keeps samples for his friends.. RKI) SJ2AL "CHAMPAGNE, CROWN CHAMPAGNE. ENGLISH IIEIDSICK CHAMPAGNE, DOMESTIC CHAMPAGNE.' Raleigh, N. C., Aug. 10, I860. KAIL ROAD IRON. flOUR HUNDRED TON'S T PATTERN, WEIGHING Fifty-two Pounds 10 the Yard, in the Ship Juliet, Trimdy, now on her way from Wales to City Point., tor sale by JAMES DUSI.OP. Petersburg, Va. 1800. Collection of Sacred Music, COCTAINIMi. MELODIES AND CHORALS Set to SO different Metres, also, the CHKJSTOS -AND JIiSE- ncuii, by Zingarclli. Wiih the adaptation of English Words. JJy K. Ives, Jr. Price, 75 cents. Publibhed by 0. DITSON CO, 277 Washington Street, Boston. August 10, I860. TO THE TRAVELING- COMMUNITY.. WE TAKE THIS METHOD OP RETURNING OUR thanks to tlic travelling; public for the patronage heretofore received, and hope to receive a liberal share m 1'nl me, as we are determined to spam no pains to merit it. We have rcuiovcd our lloises and Hacks to Gnthric's Hotel, in Chapel Hill, wlieie we will be ready at all times to cai ry passengers to nuy Depot on the Railroad, or any other place to which they may desire to go, as cheap as any htujkmen in tho, place. Our ll'icks arc in jpxid order, and we have good Horses and ciiU'lul Drivers, lhat are icady to depait at any hour we may be o.illed upon. We also have Uuggies on hand to uccommoduto single piissenai'is. JAMES C. UJTER CO. Chapel Hill, Aug. in, I860. NORTH-CAROLINA MUTUAL LIFE INSU- RANGE OFVICC RALEIGH, N, C. THIS COMPANY TAKES RISKS UPON AU, he.iljhy lives between the of 14 and 60 years- fur one year, for seven for asturert for profits of the Company. Slaves, between the ages of Ju and 00 years, are insured for one year or live years two-llnrds their market value. All losses paid wilbin IK presented. i HO days after satisfactory proof is DIRECTORS FOR 1880 AND 1601. E, Jou.-tso.v, W. W. HOMJIIS, QUUNTUN UuSliCB, H. W. W. H. JlcKitB, itl.M.I, J. II. LOVKJOV, W. II. JONES. K. P. IUTTLK, J. G, WILLIAMS, 0. H. ROOT, P. F. PESCUD, R. II BATM. 0 F F R S CIIAS. E. JOHNSON, President, W. W. IloLmar, Vice President, H. W. HLbTiiD, Attorney, W. H. Joxus, Treasurer, H. II. BATTI.K, Secretary, W. II. McKiiG, Med. Examiner. C. B ROOT, Q. BusiiKH, KB, Com. W. H. JlcKKK, For further infbimation the public is referred to tho pamphlets and forms ol proposal, which may be obtained at the office of the Company or any of its Agencies. Addicss. R. H. BATTLE, Secretary. Raleigh, Aug. i, 1880. ly. NEW BOOKS. ENJOYMENTS, or Religion made pleasant J5 In childten. THE SCRIPTURE HISTORY OP OUR BLESSED LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS Arranged to illustrate his Divinity, Doctiine and Slssion; By M.It. Sterling dm Ic. THE OAVBRIVY FAMILY, or Mrs. Linden's Teach- ings By II. II. H. OLD AND NEW; By the Rev. James Craik, D. Rector of Christ Church, Louisville. A CHURCH HISTORY OF THE FIRST THREE From the thirteenth to the three hundred and twenty-third year of the Christian Era; By Slilo Ma- Dan, D. D. TWENTY-FIVE Adapted to Psalms and Ilvmns, in the book of Common Prayer; Edited by the Rev. Albeit Wood, A. M. UYJ1NS FOR Compiled and set to appro- priate music Bv the Rev. J. Freeman Young. A COLLECT'ION OF SACKED SONGS-Being an Eclectic compilation for the use of Churches, Families and Schools, 'o which is> appended a special department con- taining appropriate music for Ordinations, Fast Funerals, elc Edited by Charles Jerome Hop- kins. Por sale by W. L. POMEROY. Kuleigh, N. C., Aug. 10, 1300. Y, J. Rl'CltAXAN" V011- erable functionary, whose name heads this article, can clearly sec iho end of his official greatness, the pcri- ny-ali'ncrs arc beginning to toll us of Wlicatliind, in whose delightful "shades the sage thereof, will so suon be busking. Wheatland is situated upon a knoll between the Mart ietta ami Columbia turnpikes, and a half mile from Lancaster city. The farm contains but twenty acres, but. the lund is rich ns cream, tho mansion spacious and well1] constructed, and as a, pleasure ground, located just exactly as ii should be. Mr. Buchanan bought 1he place as a pei iod when property had greatly depreciated in value, and paid'the small sum of five thousand dol- lars; but would not now take ton times that sum. The furniture remains as it did before Mr. Buchan- an entei ed the White House, and tho property is at- tended to by an old ninidan housekeeper and a gardener. Mr. Buchanan does not intend to sell Wheatkrid, as has been reported, but will return thither after his presidential term has dosed, where he wil1 quietly enjoy his otiwn entti diffnitate, nnin- ten upted by office seekers, and free from the vul- gar cries of "170 it old Ex. Receipts per Atlantic and N. C. Railroad. Fop leeii' ending Ai.y. 8, Cuntiijnfes, Htilcigh, Aug. 1, 3. W. J. Loiigoo, Hilton, E. Yarborough, W. H. Putney, P. F. Pcscud. Newton, Aug. I. High Point, Aug. 1. Greensboro', Aug. 1. Ilillsboro', Aug. I. TliiidCicek, Aug. Enterprise, Aug. 3. Koiunsville, Aug. 8. Hluck Cieek, Aug. S. Salisbury, Aug. S. Pine Aug. 3. Wilson, Aug. 3. I Wilmington, Aug. tt. Henry Cline. Perry Co. C. If. McAden. M. E. Manly, S. W. Hughes. T. S. Moore. W. F. Collins. Col. J. J. Whitehead. Thos. Bai net.. Jones Overman. IJ. Cieek. Barnes .Smith. Miss V. S. Moore, Aujrufcl 18UO. SOUTHBRSUKS IN BosTos, Our hotel registers the past few weeks show a list of names if any- thing, more than usual at this season, and onr mer- chants here, who have been stoking southern trade, are shipping a large quantity of goods mostly, however, to the larger markets South. The steamer Joseph 'Whitney tailed Friday with a Crowded freight. A full Electoral ticket for Douglas and Johnson has been formed in Tennessee. W. H. Polk and 'H. M. Waterson have been chosen Electors for the State at large. Neaily a hundred years ago, Dr. Lind suggested to Captain Kennedy that thirst might be quenched at se.'i by dipping the clothing into salt water and putting'it on without wringing, Subsequently, the captain, on being cast away, had an opportunity of making the experiment. With great difficulty he succeeded in persuading a part of the men to follow his example, and they all survived, while the men who refused, and drank salt water, became delirious and died. Tn addition to putting on the clothes, while wet, night and morning, they may me wetted while on, two or three times during the day. Capt. K. goes on to say "After these operations we uni- formly found that the violent drought went off, and the parched tongue was cured in a few minutes after bathing and washing our clothes, while we found ourselves as much refreshed as if we had received some actual nourishment." The bare possibility of the truth of the statement makes it a humanity for any paper to give it a wide publicity, since there are not many readers in a hundred who may not go to seii and get Chronicle and Seiitinel. A YOUNG WHEAT committee on farms of the State Agricultural Society of Wiscon- sin have made a careful estimate, from which they set down the wheat crop of Wisconsin for the year 1860 nt ticenty-two Millions of bushels. This will probably exceed the crop of any ojthcr State in the Union. In 1850, according to the census, the heav- iest wheat-growing State was Pennsylvania, whose crop amounted to bushels. The crop of Wisconsin in that year was bushels. For a comparatively young State, the crop estimated for the present year is amazing. IN SPA PERI A. VVAHDIJIl. VM. BAHKETT. WARDER BARRETT, Both of tliu lato firm of GEO. A. WARDER CO. USTABLISllliD IS 1848, MANUFACTURERS AND WHOLESALE DEALERS IN Hals, Cups and Straw Goods, (JV'o. Baltimore Street, opposite Hanover BALTIMOUU, MD., WOULD RESPECTFULLY ASK THE ATTENTION of Meichants to their large and well assorted stock, embracing every .style, qiulity and color of JUcn'M and Hoy's Hats and Selected expressly for tin: trade, by Ihe case or dozen. All orders will receive prompt and cureful attention. September 1, IS'iit. WM. H. TTJKIINGTON, COMMISSION MERCHANT, Wilmington, ST. C., WILI, GIVE SPECIAL ATTENTION TO AIA, consign men Is of A'awl Tim- ber, and other country produce, either for snlo or shipment. My Wh.irf nnd JVarehou.scs being couvcniepily located for I'he reception of produce either by Hailroad.or Hirer, enables me to make tuv charges'light, llcfers to H. A. SAVAGE, C'-.isliier Bank of Cape Wilmington. Prcsidcut Bank'of Car., Wilmington. W. H Bank'of Capo Rnleigli. November 11, I860. mroTicjs.-i WISIL TO SELL A-STEAM ENGINE with a. Locomotive Boiler Saw-Mill complete. Any oue to purcliufce o Saw- Mill, or a portable Engine, mid to examine mine before pureh.iting chfewhere) as sell a bargain. Address me nt Oxford, N, C. t' v R. ,W. MINOR. July 10,   

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