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The letter going the rounds purporting to be written by "Judge Lyons," of Abbeville, S. C., complaining of forced loans, &c., in South Carolina, proves to be a humbug, there being no Judge Lyons, "or any other man" of that name, in the place. Hon. Wm. S. Barry, President of the Mississippi State Convention, announces that body will convene at Jackson, Miss., on Monday, March 25th. C. Ahlstrom, a cabin passenger on the steamer Huntsville, on her last trip from New York to Savannah, leaped overboard and was drowned. Captain Jacob Van Doren died at Shepherdstown, Va., last week. He was formerly a member of the Virginia Legislature from Berkeley county. Four runaway slaves from Pendleton co., Virginia, were lately arrested in Somerset county, Pa., and committed to jail at Cumberland, Md. Hinton Rowan Helper, author of the "Impending Crisis," is an applicant for the Consulship at Manchester, or Southampton, England. Captain Latham, alias Puiz, of the ba
Foreigners now. --Passengers for Savannah by the steamship lines were notified, says the Philadelphia Ledger, that their baggage would be subject to the scrutiny of the Savannah Custom-House officers. The officers, it is said, make a very rigid examination, and allow nothing but the strictly personal effects of the passengers to pass.
ly pre- vent this by collecting duties at the mouth of Southern harbors, or establishing a chain of internal custom-houses all along the line which separates the United States from the seceding States. The latter there is no authority for till Congress shall authorize it, and the expense would be enormous. The former is attended with difficulties which are almost insurmountable. It might be an easy matter to station national vessels at the mouth of the Mississippi, or at the entrances to Savannah and Charleston, but the collection districts are so numerous that all the unemployed vessels in the American Navy would be required to guard them. How the difficulty is to be got over is not so clear, though the consequence to Northern commerce of allowing goods to enter Southern ports under low duties, or none at all, are very evident. If secession is to be uninterred with, the only way to preserve the commerce of the North will be to open our ports free of duties. This is one of the in
The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], The points in the Constitution of the Confederate States. (search)
The points in the Constitution of the Confederate States. Vice-President Stephens was enthusiastically received at Augusta, Ga., Friday, on his way to Savannah. In a speech acknowledging the reception, he took occasion to explain the benefits of the Constitution of the Confederate States as contrasted with that of the Union from which they have withdrawn. In the first place, Congress is forbidden from fostering one branch of industry at the expense of another. Thus, the merchant, thand rivers. This was manifestly unjust, and was entirely obviated by the new Constitution. Under this one, each section can make its own improvements, and is authorized to levy a tax upon those who are benefited by such improvements.--Thus, if Savannah desires to improve her harbor, she can do so, and then levy a tax or duty upon the commerce benefited by such improvements. If Mobile or New Orleans, or any other port, desires to make improvements, they all have the same privilege, and hence G
Supposed suicide. --A young man, named J. C. Taylor, a native of Virginia, employed in the Georgia Navy, was found, at the City Hotel, at Savannah, Tuesday last, in a condition which warranted the belief that he had taken opium, or some other deadly poison. He was carried to the Hospital, where he died on the day following.