Weekly Standard (Newspaper) - March 12, 1862, Raleigh, North Carolina i t U 't 1 Jt T II K WILLIAM W. TERMS OF THX tors per i in ad v mfc l Hi OF TO 1 10 1 u Hi expiration of the f-r j Terms of Sc mi- Weekly Our luv as i I t 00 25 111 -A with nt 1lu> T or t and at iho close c will bw from it. or nol I Iv in the Weekly or for in ir twelve or 5-1" 1 six or for Tor of in Weekly d tins nnd for will Wf i i a limited of isc will be into All a not iuv in Whon number of is jn irked on the it until Mone sent by mail is at our 1 r 111 n T h M i u u 8, 1SJ52. Ordinances of the commence to day the publication of the passed at the late session of the Con- We would suggest the propriety of pre- serving the numbers that contain are by Public Treasurer to that he has appointed Mr. of this to for him C. of the nation of ami Twenty by late And we are by Comptroller to that he has appointed Mr. T. Womble of this to the s lid notes for Roth these appointments have been made by and with the and consent of the The election in this City on Tuesday in of the of by to the Chatham by a Let the he built as soon as Kemp Esq. is entitled to the of the of the enterprise for the zeal which he has shoun in iis An attempt to i. a 11 at some in a. of which in the killing of will be the fate of ail who have the i hardihood to in such arid In to or inquiry of an friond at we stati that draft lor one of the mi- litia is not for years or fVr but to repel The Convention refused to authorize a draft for the It is believed tint bounty Sy the will in addition to the our of raising a number of men this State for the It is also b that ihe tia who are now being called out will not long in Is IT Tho Salisbury Ji inner safe incase Wilmington ami very it is jv question that should not escape the attention of the We have reason to know that this subject has been brought to the attention of the government 1'ich- so was the state of But what uid it amount to Mr. no doubt correctly we not look for much help from the must hdp If the of the by proper Lad gone to to examine into its c or had paid attention to the made to him by and been to do any the could linve bun tiie do to it expects ihe to Now ono would under tint the Governor would into our at ihu rest nor he i nur it every thing had been for our defence bu order to MarLin to go to d ni lor its is the and only in Gen. Martin is tho only ry man immediately under the direction of tho i aod he do much to assure the j cf the that nothing is left undone which bo to put our State in a proper condition We have been heretofore unwilling to as our reader aro that i jus in this Stale who sympathize with Mr. coln in the cruel and unnatural war which is on the The letters we ed on the subject have for most so in and generally from persons wo did not that we supposed there might be or mistake in their tions and We were to anything winch might lead to the impression that 1 to extent among our but recent developments no room to doubt that there are persons in thu State who with the old and who are dis- posed to resist our It is thu solemn and im- perative duty of of iho State to hold the constituted and to respond with checi fulness to every call made for defence against The people of ore one Let them stand or fall they an 1 they fall an prey lo the invading but if they wiil unite as one if disasters and feat should befall our the moral effect of their unity of and of u resistance to our would command respect Irom those who would op- I and our condition in the future more than would Every of u. and patriotism is on tho ol a stern and determined to the the w a of- and with the most calamitous If ii would open tho for cur and reduce us to the condition of Missouri Let every good citizen rally around and uphold ami Mo. apd a force Mid to be approaching A may he looked for in that quarter at an it Is Vigorously i rice and are lor at Boston I S VOL. 11. BA 1. MARCH 12, 1862. WHOLE NUMBER 1400. to The Wilmington in some comments on tlic surrender of pays frequent change of the want of a responsible a continuous scorns to most in have stayed long enough to do any had no time to have organised any even conceding him military skill talk that alti removal of Gen. and other mutters and things of that to the operation of State party politics or Con federate ty strikes us as being all Wo concur with the that much of the disaster is to be attributed to the frequent change of and the want of a continuous tem of defences on the It is not at any time to complain of the but we can dn better in the future only by avoiding the errors of the and it is the duty of the press to point out so that they may bo avoided and calamities like that of Island if at all The allusion of the in the last sentence of the above is It is the in the judgment of that which has been in its allusions to the val of We now that who was admirably qualified for command on the and who would have put it in a complete state of was in obedience to irom the authorities at he called on a certain occasion the militia belonging tu Counties his This call excitement and Judge Confederate and then a member of was especially What agency he had in the removal of we do not but we have on good that several gentlemen from the country who waited on President Davis to represent to him the defenceless condition of the and of the region to it is the were told by that functionary that he had removed Gen. Hill because he n by the highest in this Stale he was not acceptable to our on account of the cdl made by him on the tia m Counties referred that ho had been informed by the same high that Branch was the man to succeed Hill ami that nut having been able to higher or belter information on the ad 11. and appointed Col. a in his The President was also un- to evince anxiety in relation to the matter and the inference drawn fi om what ho that lie had he had done so relying on the Who that we do not know but we do know Gov. caused it to be stated that Gen. 11 ill had out the militia without fmm and that Hill and by of- (i thai he acted under full ity Gov. Claik and Gen. after Gen. was it is to complain of any one who belongs to the The ran reflect on stuh men ai Graham and when aie ed by their friends as candidates for as not up with the in other not trustworthy in this hut stubborn in relation to the conduct of those who agree in opinion with the and which only in order that past errors may not bo and that better and steps may bo taken to mote the Confederate We no wish to continue this but if tho upon doing it will bo and whom it is attempting to whitewash be still more Rally North The del iv of the Burnside expedition to upon Railroad excites fear in some minds that his policy has been and that lie is assembling a force of 40 ov men to maicli into the of this The is not Are we ready for him We ought to rendezvous a strong force at at 01 Telegraphic wires are much needed from and other to this troops arc but prudence requires that wo do not in what nor to what points they are directing their ice The Richmond Examiner of a recent says only hope we have is in lighting fiercely if we succeed in beating the all H if we do not it is still so much tho better to have with fearless and sanguinary for we shall be respected and feared in our If we had admitted as the has in the above that the result of the contest in which we are engaged with the North is at all we should have been assailed as untrue to the But the is During the next three the North will assail us at all points with exceeding ai d The only hope we have is in fighting Our whole power must be consolidated and against our ns It we our independence will ho established if we we shall bo respected and feared in our If we had w ise and energetic and if country were as it should but as it is to the result of tin's great struggle could not bo But man and God Whatever may be the future con- dition or the future relations of these Confederate Mutes they ahull and not provinces or though every man who can bear arms should be struck down in or delivered as cap- tives to the hands of our Southern Fight for tho enemy sails us on alt and the time is this lot us pluck the The darkest hour always precedes tho BK ON THE is a fine ship now ing in Beaufort besides the steamer The enemy is doubtless much chagrined at tho recent dash of the We learn that negroes nre frequently making their escape to the from that and of course he is kept advised of every movement Have tbe an- scon the necessity of having a strict kept up in Beaufort harbor V The negroes ought to tie prevented from and would it not be us well to provide against the possibility of the one- making a night attack in bouts and burning up the and the More daring feats than would often been Confederate This body seems to be fully at work preparing business for the Several important ures are before it. So but little has been clone of special merest to our The following preamble and resolution offered by Mr. Halls of a lew days passed The United Slates are waging war against the confederate with the avowed purpose of the latter to with them under the same Constitution and and the waging of war with such an object is in direct opposition to the sound Republican im that government rests upon the consent of the and can only tend to consolidation in the general and the consequent de- struction of the rights of the and tin's result the two sections can o exist together in tbe relation of tho oppressor and tho because of the great preponderance of power in the Northern coupled with dis and the of the people of Confederate in Congress may be presumed to know the of said having just buyn ed by them it That this Congress do solemnly de- clare and publish to the world that it is the able determination of the people of the Confederate States humble reliance upon Almighty to sutler all the calamities of the most protracted but thuy will on any politically iate with a people who are guilty of an invasion of thuir soil and the butchery of their Standard inquires if a man is to be blamed for not doing what ho did not know ho had no right to ask an appointment as when he was ly in- competent the duties of the A man may make a fool of himself if he by undertaking as a individual to do what he dues not know how to hut ho has no light lo take into his keeping or men and the groat interests of the in position about which he knows to blame are those who put him in such a The lives of men and the safety of tho country should not be periled by ignorant men in such fan tic We concur with the But it is useless to The faction in power at eigh and Richmond claim that they made the and that they alone are entitled to the and Tho only inquiry in Dr. Shaw's as in uf others before appointments were is ho with us does he believe that who endeavored to prevent revolution should bo deprived uf all places of honor and trust V Dr. like of was not ho was but because he ed to a certain Wo have said it is useless to It is. The same partyism and IMU still incompetent men are still pointed on partisan grounds and in some cases mere striplings belonging to certain are thrust on Slate against the wishes of the and without regard to the claims of of pru atos better qualified for the place than Field to tain conservatives have been conferred on to propitiate and to Keep the faction united in the rights and ot our Our of these conservatives was cap- tured on Roanoke and tho other is doii g his duty as the of a regiment in his Hut it is idle to dilate on those There to be no cure for OF AGAINST THE OLD not in the habit of referring to anonymous coi but tho tion of Citizen in the last is of a ter to merit and we notice not because we suppose its to or because it contains any evidence of mind in its but on account of the stereotyped charge it contains us of being to the If tbo of this paper is untrue to the then aro seventy thousand voters in the Stale who agree H ilh him in his also The has the largest circulation of any political paper in the if the is untrue to the then infidelity to our cause quite common and quite popular in this But the old Union it aro not only to get uo credit for what they do for the but they arc to be marked anil hunted Their good are to be blasted by insinuations they are false to their native and only because they did not to dissolve tho and because they cannot perceive and realise the truth of the that is a peaceful So far as we arc nothing that wo could do would induce of the original secessionists to do us We might bestow all we have on the Confederate and then give our body to be burnod as a sacrifice to Southern and after all there are secession partisans in this State who would insult our and say we were too slow in the work of revolution and civil To those persons who thus pursue our answer wn and But we have in tho intelligence of and in their They know and will remember those who thus thousands of our best and men and when opportunity is presented the will teach ilium a lesson long to bo If we did not behove the ir. August would put their feet on the referred we should despair of free government intelligent gives us a lamentable account of the prospective con- dition of tho because the immense tity of corn now being distilled into She says there are to be 150 distilleries in one of our western Of course those who distil all the corn into will see to it that the people do not lack There one remarkable fact connected with this that people do not It is said that the plaint against whiskey distillers Is if not But they cannot distil unless they can get Do people sell their grain to distillers at a high and then turn about and raise their hands in holy horror at them? What hypocrisy Let the people keep their grain for bread and to raise and distillers will bo forced to stop be- fore the 10th of FOR TUB the fatigable Tract Agent and has just laid upon our table a very neat copy of Hymns for the The selection is and will doubtless be received with by our brave Many of the hymns will remind them of home and of other Let the camps resound with these sweet songs of He will issue an edition of in a short Persons abroad are probably not aware of the large amount of which have been printed in this city during the They been ed also as low as they were formerly by tho Tract Messrs. Strother Marcom In- for tho Deaf and Dumb and the have for the most part we put up the on very moderate and while we claim no credit for it has been our pleasure to aid in this good work by printing of pages at from the Standard at about one-half of our usual charge for pr Col. Alex of has raised a company of 200 who furnish their own horses and Only 110 over have been that being the number fixed for a Their it is are made by the blacksmith of Mr. John of that out of circular steam saw Col. chison is now somewhat advanced in but there is yet in him the ring of the right The Wilmington Journal says that nearly all the lighting men of Now Hanover have enlisted for tho The militia has been reduced to a mere pondent of the Richmond in closing his and uninteresting account of the battle of says North Carolina at once run to their Col. Jordan riding at the head of the Tho is utterly The two companies of the olst engaged in the the 1o and tho retreat of the 31st to their where the surrender took was quite as orderly and deliberate as the retreat of the other troops on tho The truth this was not near the and has written only from There aro certain all aro not write and talk ns if there were no troops on the island but Virginia hoods like the one to which we arc have no constituted the basis on which persons high in place in Richmond IKWO done gross tice to some of our troops engaged in this Even the Yankees have done more justice to our than some of these Virginia writers CHILD'S have received from Mr. of tho Salisbury a very neatly printed copy of a Catechism for children by The authoress is known to our readers by her ed poetic articles published in our EAST first No. of this paper is at but the proprietors announce that the I of the country forbids ita until j better directors of tho Macon Manufacturing adopted the COTTON AND u recent Con- held in a series of resolutions were adopted in favor of placing at the disposal of the government all the cotton and tobacco in the in order to their destruction if to the enemy gutting possession of the owners to by paid for the Congress has before it several propositions of a similar Tho press very generally approve tho The Yankees very certainly calculate to reap large harvests of those products by the advance of their which can only be prevented by their re- moval into the or by their destruction on the approach of the PLANT Cons I farmer owes it to his bors and to his country to plant all the corn he and to make as little cotton and tobacco aa The soldiers must have meat and nnd their families at home be provided Plant it is the staff of A good corn crop this will do more for the South than any thing The time for cotton and tobacco will come after d while j but this is tbe year for planting u For the purpose of preventing speculation in our goods furnishing them to consumers at a reasonable ami fixed That the Agent of tho Mill be in- to sell the Macon at eighteen cents per cash on and that they be sold by the single bale to parties only who will agree to retail them at twenty GENERAL GOOD Charleston Mercury of tho 28th contains the agreeable information that another Urge cargo of arms has just reached one of the Southern These muskets come just in nick of little girl five years tho of Dr Doggett of was verely burned by her clothes taking tire on the 4th of which she died in a few Andrew Johnston been appointed eral and will act as the military Governor of The U. Treasury Department has ordered the taken at at one hundred to be sent to Now The Northern papers say that timid capitalists are sending their specie to foreign countries for General Lander is dead and General Shields Saltpetre has been discovered in great abundance in The headquarters of Gen. L. P. Walker are at Ala. Measures are progressing in the Federal Congress to abolish slavery in Alary Kind and Late advices from the Western coast of represent the slave trade as The states that bus is not to and will not unless at the paint of the An gun factory has been fict in tion Holly Miss. A considerable ber of are rolled out every and con- tracts have been entered into to ment with guns in a short The arrived at Halifax on Saturday from with dates up to the Kith ult. The American question is occupying much tion in Attention has been culled to There is great distress in manufacturing dis- and government is busy the in- formation the to Ity before The general anxiety among tho people lo learn the particulars of the fight at Fan has led Gen 11- i i mow 10 publish in advance of his a lengthy account of this We that its length and tho crowded state of our col- urons prevent its Most of iho have to the Ihe following portion of his will be highly interesting to History does furnish an of nioro mined courage nud severe fighting than look place on the day before its operations of the day had forced the command oi the enemy around to our and in front of Buckner's position in in- and when his command reached his position he found the enemy rapidly advancing to tuke possession of this portion of Ins He had a stubborn conflict and u half hours to regain and the enemy actually got possession of tho extreme of his posi and held so firmly that he could not dislodge The position thus gamed by the enemy was a most immediately in tho rear of our river tery and field work for its From it he could readily turn tho in trenched work occupied by General and him in revere or ad- under cover of an ridge upon our and Held While this position it was wo could ImUt the main woik Such was iho condition ol the armies idler nine hours of on the 15ih in which our was and leaving not than of tho enemy dv ad and wounded on We left upon tho hold nearly all his because we could not remove We left his dead unburied because sve could not bury Such conflict and has perhaps never before upon this We took about prisoners and number of We had fought this battle to open the way our army and lelieve us from an which would necessarily reduce us and the position by We had occupied the whole day to our and before we could prepare to after taking up iho wounded and the the enemy had thrown around us again in the an force of his original position in the line of thus again cutting our We had only about troops all Uf a large proportion we hud lost m the The command had been ir. the trenches night and day for five exposed to the mini and ice water out and without adequate covering and In the funeral officers held a con- to determine what we should gave U as his opinion he could not hold his one half an hour against an assault of the and suid the would attack him next morning ut The proposition then was made by the to fight through the line and cut our way General his command was sn worn out and cut to pieces and that he could not make another that it would cast the command three quarters its present to cut its way and it was to of a command to that no hud a right to such a and Maj. I to concur in this I then expressed the opinion that wo could Isold out another and in Lime we could steamboats and scl command over and savea of it. To this Gen. the enemy would attack him day and he could not hold his position half an The alternative of the proposition was n surrender of their position and Floyd said that he would neither surrender the nor would he surrender himself a I hud taken the sumo ho was nothing else could bo and ho would if placed in Floyd said that lie would turn over the command to him if he could be allowed to his to this Gen. Gen. Floyd turned the command over to 1 it in- stantly to Gen I would neither surrender the command nor myself a J directed Col. to cut way Under these Buckner accepted the and sent a of truce Lo thy enemy for an armistice of hours to negotiate for terms of Before this ilag and communication was delivered 1 retired from the WAll occupy both and The Federal troops lately en- gaged ut Forts Henry and Donelson arc said lallen back lo Columbus have noi been nor will it it is although times announced both North and It will bo defended The Federals were advancing on and the had fallen Dispatches from Memphis on the jih gives tho low ing u as reported at Now drid on Saturday that the army off and Tho advance guard b live miles off. No fighting as Tho Confederates are in large force at New and it Ls expected that we will whip the Lute advices from Nashville represent that only three Union flags were flying The Lincoln soldiers were surprised and chagrined on account of tho little sympathy exhibited for the glorious Capt. Morgan captured ninety Federals on day and every night Federal pickets are either killed or Tho Federals pickets now extend their operations to twenty m Ics South of Reinforcements are coming forward for Iho de- fence of the Mississippi Gen. is falling back to Jonas the person who furnished a Union flag lo the and ed out the and their property in that bovn arrested by our and taken to Van on Federals are in large force in tho direction of Cumberland Sometimes our scouts get near to 'The that they have made no advance lead to the suspicion that they are only ing with the view to surprise us At last accounts our had been reinforced and were closely ihe movements of the THE have tion that the to the number of about one have crossed to Harper's and it is believed their object is to rebuild tho railroad bridge over the perhaps loan advance towards Tlic Latest The last mails are nearly destitute of The rumor that Gen. A. S. Johnston had fallen back from to seems to be well The Federals had ad upon A number of nent been by them in them Neil S. Gen. Buell is supposed to huve a force of An early movement of the Federals is looked for j Cumberland papers I that Gen. Bragg is to command our forces in that A lurge Yankee threatening new of fof lhc It IB At Charleston every h At the are with their tft Wing LirKe forces gathering in the Gulf at Ship other points to move upon Now The youth appears to be arousing to the importance of the Congi ess is discussing the indemnify the owners of cotton and to be burned to pre- vent the getting of it. is a serious mid might involve the South in a never to be For the art 5, Editor oj the My attention on two occasions the progress of this been called to published in your asking why and other of the Stale who have had vantage of cariy and had not the Continued mv part might imply an unwillingness to country this hour of I iw fjy as possible assign some When the war broke I went to Raleigh nnd tendered my services to Uo me ho would need and that I would hear from him I heard nothing until about the time he organized tho i I turn thin 1 commissioned it was done he I immediately repaired to n second tendered my services to 1 was informed that had boon but that he would cept twelve So anxious was 1 to into the I came and with co operation got a number of men to organize a nnd informed tho Adjutant and asked to go into which was by tho Governor through the us por about the 13t'h of August I beg leave to correct i i your I a of West My course was interrupted by ill and I loft ut tho end of two It is now und I am at the service of the JOHN In C- on tby of the 4th by MI K Mr to Muss NIK ilio Into A. Esq. 1 K D Iu on ihe of H. C. ot Brunch nf ol He of Kiid a SCOTT'S CAP VA. OK any stylo at nmy sWir at O. S. N is our SCOTT of -i OF foil OF N. terms of tho District of the in ilic bu HI ui in on Iih in of ut the Court in .ni next the Monday in 41 ay mid NDV Fur tho of ut the Court House in on tbo Monday Juno und W. M. Feb. 1'2, BATTALION OF HAVING 1 Ijy to OK for tho calls upon to forward nnd Cur Lot who have come und to nid in Let have bul give to who can conns and thus toi ml aid to 1 who would them in ihe 1110iu of Ill I will bo paid for each in the in two They will be focal tho the if ID the will far man mid will but uadi niao his or such urins us lm will answer the government can a action is what ihn needs ot ihe country by to never to bo will uf MX companies of sixty men at N. until suitable can he c M Col. Army 8. A. Feb. M 31U81C ADAME M. A OK II MAN ol in will in nnd if best of M. N. C. m A s o jv a c1 HIGH s c ii o o t N. C. SESSION OP THIS M. will thu MONDAY in in of thu imperious necessity for have lo this which will be uf a competent Tho of tuition are f 15 00 2.% 80 00 30 00 uf Mission is from to and For Cuther sec THOMAS C. 15, PERSON A. Olt feu horse power inny H hy and the kiml of or tor of nnu of main of per unv it cnn bu anil cash price ftt it be H. W. oson R C. FOR THK to it A of on Haw fit of A la one north of Ui Kiror thu MI of ore with of bottom place is to rtf A with n with all v out Tho very Terms Its tbe ut Feb. V NEXT Jl The is in full with of ami Whole me at C. OnA v EN December 1 i f.