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Tu.ve "Gaily the Troubadour."
Gaily did Harrison
Come from his home,
Whilst he was yot a youth,
He joined our gallant band,
Giveh1m three cheers.
Hark all ye gallant whigs,
Firm, brave, and true,
After he'd joined the band,
What did he do,
lie led to victory,
Free from all fears,
Give him three cheers. '
Huzza for Harrison,
Success to him,
He makes the Democrats
.ook rather slim ;
He is the Feople's man ;
Aay with your fears,
Harrison ! Harrison!
Give him three cheers !
Then let us stick to him,
Young, old and all,
And like old Proctor's men
Matty must fall !
Turn, then, ye Vancrats,
Fear not their sneers ;
Harrison ! Harrison !
Give him three cheers !
From the Buffalo Commercial Advocate and Jmrnal.
ACTUAL DAILY EXPENSES OF
PRESIDENT VAN BUREN'S GOV
ERNMENT. Gentlemen: The following table, careful
ly lormed Irom the government books in
Washington, shows the amount of expen
ses of the administrations of John Quincy
Adams, Andrew Jackson, and Martin Van
Buren; by which a person can see and know
the increased and extravagant expenditures
of President Jackson and Van Bui en's gov
ernments, over and above that ol J. (4.
Adms. "By their deeds ye shall know
trujm," and by their promises ye must iudge
them, in regard to Retrenchment, Reform,
Expenses of the United States Government, under
J. Q. Adams.
' , 4 years.
: 1,032,132 12
,j 49,929 02
By the above schedule it will bo perceiv
ed, that the dailt expenses of Martin Van
Daren's government exceeded those of J.
Q.Adams, the enormous amount of 67,
151 21; and the present Administration's
expenses per year, are ,24,510.138,83 more
At ban those of John Quincy Adams per year.
. ' Furthermore, every minute that takes its
flight odds 46,63 more to our expenses
than it did under Mr. Adnmsj and every
second of time, 77 cents more. About
all the mints in the world will soon be re
quired to coin specie currency sufficient to
grease the wheels of our Loco Foco Gov
ernment; and where, in the name of com
mon sense, will be found gold and silver
bullion for that purpose? Unless new mines
ure discovered, it cannot, bo done. Think
of this, ye advocates for an entire metallic
currency. Ponder, pause, and reflect.
By inserting the above, you will oblige
A Whig of the Old School.
"RETRENCHMENT AND REFORM."
EXPENSES OF THE PRESIDENT'S HOUSE.
The annexed brief statement of the expenses of
alterations ana repairs ot tlie l'residcutial mansion
at Washington, compiled from public document
reported to Congress, is from the Wadisonian:
On the 3d March, 1829, anappiopriation to
complete the norih front of the Prosi
dent's house by creating a portico, 21,769 23
For work to be done on and about the Pros-
went House and enclosures, 0,301 80
ror furnishing the PRESIDENT'S
HOUSE UNDER THE DIRECTION
ur Titk I'KJiSiuENT. 11 nnn nn
March 3d. 1833. For alterations and re
pairs of the President's house for har
dener's salury and for keeping "the
grounds and nalks in order, including
the cost of trees and shrubs, 4,200 00
1630. For alterations and repairs of the
President's housefor the gardener's sa
lary, and for keeping the grounds and
walks in order, including the cost of
trees and shrubs, 3,400 00
For duarf wall and fence between the Ex
ecutive buildings and President's house, 1,105 CO
1837. For alterations and repairs of the
President house, and for superintend
ence of thegroondsarnundlhesame, 7,300 00
FOR FURNITURE FOR THE PRE
SIDENT'S HOUSE, 20,000 00
1839. For alterations of the rresidont's
house, and furniture, and for superin
tendence of the grounds, 3, 105 0(1
For ialury of the principal gardener, 1,200 00
BY CYRIL V. C4BY.
FACTS FOR THE PEOPLE.
During the administration of Mr. Adams
(which was "scolded'' for its extravagance)
the average expenses for each year were
less than twelve millions and u half of dol
lars. The average expenses of the " re
trenching" administration which succeeded
that of Adams, was about eighteen millions
of dollars. And now, the average yearly
expense of the retrenching aitd reforming
administration of Martin Van Buren,
amounts to more than Thirty Seven Mil
frVrsjjf Dollars! Is this the sort of reform
that trie country expected, when the pres
ent administration was placed in power? It
may beery pleasant and agreeable to the
office-holders, who live upon the fatness
thus drawn Irom the public treasurv. Hut
is it BaM3lnhtoj;v to the people who bear the
burdens f lITIot, there is but one remedy;
but happily, that remedy is simple and easy.
It ;i to withdraw power Irom a cold and
cunning politician, that has abused it, and
confide it in one who never vet abused a
trust, or was found unequal to the wouk be
fore him. If the people would bo faithfully
served, in this their day of trouble and diffi
culty, let them turn, for an honest agent, to
oneot themselves. Let them dismiss Irom
their employ the "dandy of the White
House, who sports an English coach and
loreign out-riders, and who is so deeply
pledged to the interests of the office-hold
ers; and let them engage the services ol
me inmate 01 the l.og uaom at iNorth
Bend. In fuch a change, whether we
judge it by the -facts of the past, or the
prospects lor tho luture. there can be
OCT Tho Cincinnati Republican enumer
ates many counties, such as Morgan, Pick
away, Ross, Scioto, Miami, Jefferson, Bel
mont, Cuyahoga, Fayette, Licking and
Stark, in all of which the Harrison Ticket
has gained immensely. The elections in
Ohio, like the current of a river, are going
all in onetlirectioii. Tin Cincinnati Re
publican of the 13 ult. says:
"In yesterday's paper, we noticed a num
ber of counties where the Harrison ticket
had succeeded, and in almost every instance,
by increased majorities. To-day, we make
addition of some other counties where the
cause of reform is going bravely on.
"lho Harrison ticket has triumphed in
Trumbull, Geauga, Medina and Summit, and
Lake; the last, a county, made at the late
session of the Legislature, has given a Har
rison majority of 939. In Lorain, also, the
loco focos are nowhere. Old Cuyahoga has
done the thing nobly. With such a glorious
commencement, who can doubt that we
shall carry the slate in the fall, (or Harrison
and Tyler by an overwhelming majority ?"
THE WORK GOES BRAVELY ON.
We received the following letter yester
day, from a friend in the country. It speaks
for itself: .
Circlkvili.k, April 8th, 1840.
I informed ''u yesterday of the result ol
the elections on Wednesday last in two
townships in Pickaway county, wherein
the Harrison boyshave a -gain of U'.'rj! over
and above their majority last fall.
I hive since heard from Chillicothe and
Green Township in Ross the result is as
follows: In (Jrecn, Harrison majority is
100, last fall it was 54 against us. In Chil
licothe, Harrison majority is 231, last fall it
was 74, as well as I recollect.
Thus sir, you may rest assured of a final
and mist overwhelming overthrow of
Van B irenism in nil the hilis and vales
of the Scioto. The foregoing are but the
premonitory symptoms of a complete) res
toration of the body politic to its wonted
health and vigor.
HUZZA FOR THE IIOOSIER3 !
The Mnncipnl election which took place
on the 2Mh ult. in the town of Indianapolis.
Ind., resulted in the complete overthrow of
the Administration party not one of their
cnndida'es having been chosen in nnv of
the wards. The Harrison majority for
President of the Council exceeds thrpe to
one; and for Conneilmen is a trifle smaller.
This is the first victory the Whigs have
ever obtained in that place since the pres
ent organization of parties "As goes the
capital, so goes the Mate.
The flourishing town of Madison, in the
same State foimerly one of the chief
strong holds of J.oco-focoism likewise
"stands redeemed, regenerated, anil disen
thralled," the Whigs having, at tha char
ter election held on the Cth inst., carried
seven out of the nine wards, and obtained
an aggregate majority of 150 within the
corporation limits, and of nearly 1000 in
the township. Our political friends calcu
late on carrying Indiana in November next
by a majority of not less than 15.000.
From the Baltimore I'atnol.
THIRD GUN IX MARYLAND!
HOWARD DISTRICT ERECT !
An election was held on Saturday in the
Howard district, formed out of part of Ann
Arundel county, which resulted in the suc
cess of the entire Whig ticket by an aver
age majority of over 100. Tiie election
was for district commissioners, and the per
sons chosen arc, Gov. George Howard, Col
C. W. Dorsey, and Z. Moore. The vote in
this district, last lall, was about even
showing a Whig gain of nearly 100.
FOURTH GUNMX" MARYLAND !
ANNAPOLIS REDEEMED !
The Annapolis Republican, of this morn
ing, brings u the gratifying intelligence ol
the success of the entire Vhig indict for
corporation officers, at tho election held in
Annapolis jrstcrdav. The average hi jor-
CHASES TO BE DAXGEROL'S, WHEN REASOXIS LEFT FREE TO COMBAT IT."
ity for tho Whigs is twenty. At tho Octo
ber election last lall tho Loco iocos had a
majority of eighteen !
Alexander C. Alagruder, was elected
Mayor, John Johnson, Recorder, and the
entire Whig nominations for Aldermen end
Common Council succeeded.
This is the fourth election held in Mary
land since the nomination of General Harri
son. First, in Calvert county, for a mem
ber of the Legislature, to supply a vacancy
caused by a tic at the October Election.
The. Whig succeeded. Second, in Caroline
county, for a Senator in place of Mr. Boon,
deceased. 1 he V tug was elected, lnird
On Saturday, Howard District signalized
its separate municipal organization with
electing three W lug Commissioners, i ourth
Annapolis, the Capitol of the State, w hich
last year fell into the hands of the spoilers,
vindicated its ancient good name, and the
sound political character ol her citizens, by
routing the Loco Focos in a pitched battle.
"THE WORK GOES BRAVELY ON."
limn an old Dkmockatic Ukpudlican.
Tho Winchester Republican of the 3d con
tains the subjoined letter. The writer has
heretofore neon known as a firm and coiuis
tent supporter of tho Administration, and
one who, as a party man, would follow his
party as tar as a conscientious perlortnance
of his duty to Ins country would permit him.
Ueyond these bounds his party has gone, and
lkkt him, says the Winchester Republican,
where it has lelt scours ot others in r reder-
ick county, (Va.) upon the only ground he
can occupy in the Opposition.
WixciiF.sTKit, March 30, 1040.
To the Editors of the Winchester Republican:
Gf.nti.emkn: From the time that I first
knew any thing of the principles that govern
the two great political parlies that now di
vide our country, I have proiessed to be a
Republican of the Jeffersonian school. It
is well known that 1 have not, at any time,
engaged in political matters, further than an
exercise of the free suffrage guarantied to
me by the laws ol my country, so lar, 1
have on all occasions fearlessly exercised
that privilege. I was a warm supporter of
General Jackson's administration, with the
exception of the Force Bill and the removal
of the deposites, which no man, I conceive,
holding State Right principles, could toler
ate. I have, also, supported Martin Van
Buren, steadily and unflinchingly, notwith
standing I have alwavs been opposed to his
Sub-Treasury scheme, supposing that, when
tound impracticable, it would eventually be
abandoned by the party, but when I find that
this measure, so oh eclionable to a large
majority of the people of the United States,
is so pertinaciously tidhcard to, and now
about to be fastened on the people; and
viewing the passage ot such a law by Con
gress as fatal in its tendency to the banking
institutions of the country, (the prostration
of which must bring ruin on at least two
thirds of our business men) together with
the hostility manifested by the Administra
tion party in th;.' Senate of my native Stale
against tlise institutions, thereby destroy
ing confidence, and paralyzing at one blow
the energies and industry of the whole coun
try, I cannot, under existing circumstances.
(and my mind has not been r.inde up hastily
on the subject.) consent to support any
longer an Administration, whose measures,
if carried out, must tend to make the rich
richer and the poor poorer. Being thor
oughly convinced of these facts, 1 am not
one of those who will go for the Adminis
tration right or wrong. If my vote can in
any way contribute to bring about a better
state of things, mv highest object is at
tained. JOHN B. CAMPBELL.
Wc subjoin the following from the Char
lotte sville Virginia Republican, as a small
sign merely of what is going on in one
county in the old Dominion:
SiGNiNo Off. Mr. Alexander, Sir, I have
seen that the Sub-Treasury party ol this
county have put my name down as one of
the Committee of Vigilance. I wish to say
that I decline acting with them or for them,
for I am opposed to Mr. Van Buren and
his measures, and shall vote for Gen. Har
rison and John Tyler, at the ensuing Presi
dential election, 'in 1C36, I voted for Mr.
Van Buren, but cannot do it again, as his
course is such that any man who desires
the prosperity and interests of his country
would be pursuing a suicidal course to wish
to see him at the head of affair, after the
3d of March, 1241.
Mr. Editor: Bo so good as to say to those
who put my name on the Van Buren Com
mittee of Vigilance for Albemarle county,
that 1 shall not vote for Mr. Van Buren for
the Presidency, as 1 did in 183(3, nor any of
his Sub-Treasury followers,
We have also been authorized to say that
Mr. Jonathan Barksdale declines acting as
one of the Committee of Vigilance, as he
is opposed to Mr. Van Buren, and all the
The Tippecanoe Clubs at Buffalo are
busily at work, with upwards ol forty
teams, erecting a large "log cabin" in front
ol tho l.agie Iheatre in that city.
Shaving and swindling ure now the order
of the day, and we ijlaue no man for play
inghis hand; indeed he were a fool else.
Upon which the Southern (Mi.) Argus
thus remarks: Header! would you believe
it Governor McNutt (loco foco) has tip
pointed the editor of this same paper the
mas who penned the above paragraph,'
TREASl RISK of the State!!! Comment
SATURDAY, MAY 9, 0 8 10,
THE OLD SOLDIER'S MEETING.
Every day we hear of some mighty gath
erings of tiie people in favor of the gallant
Harrison. Tho hard cider, log cabin boys
coma in thousands to join in the general
hurrah; nnd old soldiers who have fought
our battles anil who have met the roar of
England's artillery, are indignant and in
sulted when they hear slanders propagated
upon the fair fame of their old General, who
has done so much to add to the glorious his
tory of our countr.
A mee'iag of the surviving soldiers of the
revolution and those who fought under
Gen. Harrison during tho last war. took
place on the 13th inst. at Washington, Ma
son county, Kentucky. The editor of the
Cincinnati Gazette, who was present, says:
"Of the old veterans of the revolution, there
were but a small, though precious, band
present. Of those who fought and bled
under the brave 'Hero of Tippecanoe, Fort
Meigs and the Thames,' there was a goodly
number; and of those who came from the
surrounding country to look, perhaps for
the last time, on these 'fathers of tho Re
public,'' there was a number far exceeding
ail' former gathering in old Kentucky, and
was second only to the great Ohio Conven
tion in February last. To count such a
multitude was entirely out of the question.
We did make tho attempt at one time,
when two processions (of probably a mile
in length each,) arrived at the same lime
one from Maysville, and the other from
Mays Lick; and, after counting about 5,300,
we gave it up, and then made an estimate
of lho whole number present at Ten Thou
sand! Addresses .were made by Gen. Collins,
General Chambers, Gov. Metcalfe, Col.
Key, Gov. Moorehead, W. W. Southgate,
Can. Leslie Combs, R. JI. Menefee, M. V.
Thompson, nnd others of Kentucky's most
brilliant and most talented sons, and by
Richard Douglass, Esq., of Ohio.
The speeches fully justified the great
expectations excited by the reputation of
the orators. None were disappointed all
was pleasure all enthusiasm, and all for
the "Farmer of North Bend." In answer
to a question from Mr. Southgate whether
"Old Mason" would give "Old Tin," a thou
sand majority, the response, from an hun
dred voices, was veslyes!! more than
The speakers, one and all, assured the
people that the vote of "Old Kentuck"
was sure for Gen. Harrison; and if any
evidence had been wanted to establish that
fact, the assembled thousands ol the honest
yeomanry of that noble State, then within
hearing all in full chorus for "Did Tippe
canoe'" was enough to satisfy any man, of
the truth ot their asset tion. Bulletin.
General Harrison is the author of the act
ot l ongress giving pensions to tiie soldiers
of the Revolution, and was then a United
States Senator, and chairman of the com
mittee on Military Affairs. He was inde
fatigable in advancing his bill, "allowing
pensions without regard to the property ui
Let us, for a moment, turn to Martin
Van Buren, and see w hat ho has done for
those brave men w ho shed their blood and
expended their fortunes in the glorious
cause of Independence.
On lho ICth ol August, 1 G J I , a conven
tion met at Albany, in the State of N. Y.
to prepare anew Constitution for that State.
Mr. Van Buren w as a member of the
convention, from tho county of Otsego. In
tho course of their proceedings, the consid
eration of the right of suffrage came before
the convention. Mr. Van Buren address-
d the convention, and introduced argu
ments "to prove that taxation was the true
basis ot Representation, and that all those
who did not pay taxes, should be excluded
rom voting. Mr. Russell opposed the
proposition and said: "it would disfran
chise many who ought to vote. He recol
lected a Revolutionary soldier in his town,
who was at tne seige ol Quebec, and ano
ther who was at the storming of Stony
Point, and neither would have a vole, if this
Mr. an Buren, m reply, said, "l ew ol
those patriots are now living, and of that
few the number is daily diminishing. In
fifteen years, the grave will have covered
all those who now survive. Was it not
then unwise to hazard a wholesome provis
ion, lest in its operation it might affect those
few individuals for a very short time." See
Journal of Convention, pages, 275, "J70,
Such i3 tho language of Martin Van Bu
ren .1 man w ho asks the suffrages of the
independent yeomanry ol Uluo. Is there
the son of a Revolutionary sue, whose bo
som will not swell with indignation, and
spurn this man, for his cold-blooded proscrip
tion ol the lathers ot our freedom?
I Imo; Cabin Herald.
Art elderly widow lady who had some
claim on government for services of her de
ceased husband, called on Mr. Xnn Buren at
the w hite house. The ladv was received
with the President's usual politeness, but as
her stay was rather long, lus Excellency
began complaining of a head ache, ami ask'-
ing the lady if she knew-any remedy for
it "O yes sir," said she Mv poor dear
husband used to be much troubled with it,
and always cured it by taking Hard C ider,
" No pressure that un honest man need
regret. 1 lie ratterson (.New Jersey) In
telligencer says, "the greatest part of the
manufactories in this town have been lying
idle lor months. 1 hero are, we understand
but two establishments among the whole
number which were working full time; a
tew of ths others run part ot tho time."
Vol. 1 A'o. 7.
'.ETING IN MONROE.
lotice, a large and re-
the citizens of Monroe
County, met at tl
urt House in the town
of Paris on Mon
hfi fUli dnv of Aoril
i - --r--
On motion of Ju
ore, William Vaw-
ter was called to th
nr, nnd John G.
Caldwell, was appoint
Un motion ot W. Ko
ell and Sergeant, wcie
n, Messrs llow-
psted to explam
the object of the meet?
atcly addressed the mee
, giving some
forcible reasons whv the
ticularly called on, at this
, to meet and
confer together coricernin
o great inter-
ests of our common countr
the causes of its in c ent
Alter which, J. G. Cald-.v
following resolutions which w
Resolved, That the moetm
two suitable persons to reprcei
ty in the Lower branch of the
Resolved, That it is the opini
meeting, that thess selections c
had, and the wish cf tho Whig p"
ter expressed, by balloting tiun oy t
heretofore practised, of commiit
Resolved, That this meeting r.jr
for two persons, bv each lnemif
meeting placing uiu names 01 n
in a hat; and it a majority ot all
cannot be had for any two on first bailotin
then all others balloted for shall be droppe
but the three having the highest number o
votes; and on second balloting, the two per
sons having tho highest number of votes'
shall be declared the choice of the Whig
In conformity with the spirit ot the pre
vious resolutions the meeting proceeded to
ballot, when upon the second balloting,
Jonathan Gore, and Joseph Stephens, were
declared to be the choice of the meeting.
Thereupon, W. Robinson offered the fol
lowing resolution, which was unanimously
Resolved, That it is the opinion of the
meeting that the names of Jonathan Gore,
and Joseph Stephens, as candidates for the
lower branch of the next Legislature, will
meet the unanimousand hearty concurrence
of the Whig party of Monroe count v; that
we, individually and collectively, pledge
ourselves that wc w ill zealously co-operate
in using all laudable and honorable means
tosecuro inflection of the abovenom.nees;
and that this mooting c n!i l.Millv oelieve
harmony ot teeung and concert ot nc'.ion
will inevitably result in an overwhelming
majority to tiie Whig party of tin's county
at the approaching August election.
On motion the Chair appointed Messrs
Win. Howell, Josh.ua Gentry. Waller Rob
inson, Do' t. J. B. Hayes. J. S. Cunning
ham, James C. Fox, aiuiJnn. G. Caldwolh
a comi,ittee to prCj.r.re a jjreat.ib'e tt:id re
solutions expressive of the fe.-'higs of this
- . - .
meeting: vii!;!i committee ivtircJ
snoit tune, t.ni returned and repoi
toiiowin g preauio.e and resolutions, w.ucii
were uii.iiiinioiilv atiooud.
Whk-ikas. The t'...ia i clost-i v aiirrxiniv
ting when it w ill becom the privilege arid
the duty of tlr.' fiien.is of tiie happy institu
tions of Aiiiericun liberty imd oi'ivnubliean
and truly democratic governiiK-nt, to stop
loi'ward a:id setlb Uirouih the mstrumen-
thelod.d box the gicatquea.onsj . f , ; , mea'sa..e of sIaverv
now convulsing, paralysing and'.. .. . , a- .. 1. ,-.
uisiracting tins migiitv country ; and where
. 1 - . .
as embodied on one side of said content i
power, teJeral and State, promotion ana
itronage, systematically and judicially ar
ranged; and on the other aide the PEOPLE
powerful in numbers, contending against
Executive usurpation, misrule and extrava
gance, with no other means for success thr.a
i lust and cons. crated cause and a pros-
trate constitution which they are attempt- , ,- ,-., ,-.i.
, , . 1 1 ., resolution express ve ol the sense ot that
mg to resuscitate: And whereas it is the :, , ; ., , .. ,,.
. J. , , . r .1 11 body against Me aum:ss on ot Missouri,
dutv, and a prominent part of the a egianee , ,, f , , , , .. '
.. ' 1 -,- i- 1 , 1 anil that he wrote a pamphlet in avor ol
ol every good citizen o our wide spread,,, t i-- 1 .- . .1 1- .10 .
. - . , , .
country, to sustain and support, at every
, , ;, r , . 1
hazard, the purity ol its institutions, and to
aid and assist the peop.e in tlie prosecution
.-.(.. ,1 II "... . I I
ot that most hallowed and sacred cause re
.ii, e .I,-, oi.,,.,, r.-.. , .i
gadessot the source from winch the ng
, , . .
gression may proceeu:
And wheieas we recognize in the arro-, n , , ,. , Tr
-antly claimed authority of the President,!).!1" Bnren was a federahn and Gen. liar-
IIIU Mia luiilia lei iai oa LLUti ics, uili luu nil- ;
1 I .1 : . , ....... I
renev, revenues and monetary affairs of the
country, and that, of right, it is a part ol
the constitutional prerogative ol theexecu-1 ,, .,, ,
live; an agression, pregnant with more tre-1 f; fu' - e 'Aid be r,)Ur.a haady us a i,,at
' , - w . ! ter ot reference. It has been compiled with great
mcnuoiis consequences, than any other en- cate, anj is belivd to ! accural,: :
cronchment on the rights ol the people vet J Stale. S:ate Electiun. Treaiden. Eluc
vgistered on the dark side ol American Ins
lory; and wnereas the late Lxecutive in
whose footsteps the present incumbent pro-
. . i.i i i.- , ,
poses to tread, took upon hiinselt, unasked
unsolicited, the control and management
ot the finances, revenues and currency of
the country, and pledged himself to 'the
nation to furnish to the people a better cir
culating medium, in which he and his faith-1
ful successor have signally failed, and now
declares to tho people, that they must take
care of themselves, that the government
has enough to do to take care of itself and
its officers: And whereas the present party
in power first used the local and State banks,
as so many instruments in the hands of the
Executive, to destroy the National Bank,
and are now attempting to destroy the form
er with the tub-treasury and drag on into
the common vortex all trade and credit, and
will, as we have every reason to believe, i!
that niost'dangerous act should bo passed,
unu a resting place ana a saie lodgment lor
the whole in the pocket of the President;
and whereas a remedy for these and the
many manifest evils, now afllicting the
country, can only be sought in the change
of the present administration and a return
buck to the old and well tried republican
principles and landmarks.
Resolved, That we heartily approve of
tho nominations of Gkn. William IIkskt
Harhison, for the Presidency and John
Tvler, for the Vice Presidency, and that,ai
good citizens and stockholders in our coun
try's interests, we believe it nothing less
than our duty to use all honorable and fair
means to promote their election.
Resolved, That we have the utmost con
fidence in the purity, ability and patriotism
of Gen. Harrison; and that his devotion to
Western interests, and his stainless public
career as an American General and States
man, snfficiontlv point him out as the PEO
PLES' CANDIDATE, and as a battery
against w hich the spoils parly may hurl
their slanderous shafts without any olhor
effect than a return on their own heads
with accumulated force.
Resolved, That we have the most unqual
ified detestation for the recent unholy and
corrupt alliance between tl.e "Ncthern man
with Southern principles," and the "South
ern man with Northern principles," and
that they are only held together by the "co
hesive principle of public plunder."
Resolved, That we highly disapprove and
are determined to oppose, while opposition
can be availing, the Bill generally known as
the Suh Treasury Bill, but more properly a
bill to charter an office holders' Bank.
Resolved, That the only remedy, for thu
present disastrous times, is a change of Ad
ministration, and the establishment of a
well regulated National Bank.
Resolved, That we cannot refrain from
expressing our most unqualified disappro
bation of the provisions of the currency
bill, as proposed at the latt session of the
The follow ing res-olution was offered to
themeeting through the committee, and was
Resolved, That this meeting recommend
to the several Whig candidates for Sheritt
he propriety of conferring with one. another,
pining on some term or winca ins
ength will not be divided.
The Chair appointed tho fol-
Ts as as a county correspond
ing committee ami a committee 01 vigi
lance, Messrs. Anderson W. Reed, Theo
dore G. Price. Walter Robinson, J. S. Cun
ningham and Win. Howell.
On motion, It is requested that the pro
ceedings of this meeting be published in all
the Whig papers throughout this State.
Resolved, That the proceedings of this
meeting be signed by the President and
Secretary, and that the meeting now ad
journ. WILLIAM VAWTER, President.
JNO. G. CALDWELL, Secy.
REASONS WHY GEN. HARRISON
I WILL BE ELECTED,
j because he h ftn ;icne .t mMU an,,
j a true lnenJ t0 ,lis countrv. sECosi-lv, he
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intelligent people. Thuulv, because the
fi'Ai.Ns of Democracy, are rent assunder. .
Fourthly, the people are no longer to be
gulled with freedom in lho abstract, but in
sist upon enjoying it in its primativo sense,
and to do this, they find that the election of
Gen. Harrison, will be commensurate with
tueir vt isiics
free end noble souls mav for
be duped bv the false glitter of
tilings around them, but they cannot long
leinaiu so. the truth of which, will be
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en. at the next Presidential election.
(XT Iii a letter to Gen. Lafaitettf., to b?
tvund in th: -K'.i volume of Jefferson's M:
moirs, page 331, Mr. Jeff-irsou says :
"On the echpse of Federalism with us,
itUhongh not its extinction, its leaders git
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granhicnl division of' parties, which might
insure them the next President. This mo
iiientous question, like a fi re bell in the night,
aw aliened ami filled me with terror. 1 con
sidered it at once as the kne.l of the
Now, will the Enquirer denv that Van
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-and so he was.
W-ibitsh ('n:(r if.".
- 1 -ew Hampshire. .March 1U. November
l-. " IS.
July ti :).
August 3. " 9.
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Illinois, ;. - .
.Misouri, y. ' V.
North Carolina, in August.
Vermont. Sejit. 1.
Georgia, October '.
South Carolina, ' K.
Pennsylvania, " 1M.
Ohio, " 13.
New York, Xov.23andUJ.
New Jersey, " U and 1.
Mississippi, " 2.
Mulii''ii, " a.
" 23 and -M.
" 3 aud 1.
Arkansas, ' . '.
Massachusetts, ' 9. " 9.
Delaware, " Id. " 10.
Those Slates marked uitli a star, chouse uiemUr
of Congress on thu samu day that buto ottict'i
lhe Electors meet at the capital uf tho respec .
tive State u which they r chosen, on lho ixam.l
day i, Dei-umtwr, and give in thiir ballots for Tie
idtnt nnd Vice frcsiileiii .