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NOT THE GIOKV OF CSAlt; HUT T It E WEIFA UE OF It O M E.
BY H. B. STACY.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1836.
VOL. IXNo. 45
aaius of TTcvmout.
An Act consliiuring a new counlg of ilio name of
ST is hereby enacted Sc. Thai. the towns
of Eilen, llydcpnrk. Wolcntt anil Mor
lisUnvn in the Cutiniy nf Orleans; llie
towns of Cambridge BeIvidere,Wn!eryilla,
Johnson and blerling in the Counly of
r raniiiin; mc towns m siow anu riiiuorc
in the County of Washington, nnt! the
lawn of Man-field m the Counlv of Chit
tenden be, and they arc herebyconstituted
a distinct County by the name of Lamoile,
to be organized with all tho rights, privi
leges, and immunities of other counties in
Bi:c. 2. Il is hereby rulherenacled. That
the Hon John Smith of St Albans in the
county ol Frauklin, the Hon. Joseph Scott
ol Crnfisbnry in the county of Orleans, be,
anu tney hereby arc constituted and ap
pointed n committee to designate tho place
whereon to erect a court house, jail and
jail house for the accommodation of the
Jiteper thereof, within the county of Lamo
ile, and by purchase or gift, to procure
Mitiicieni lanu lor mat purpose, taking a
tlced thereof, in trust for said county; and
the said committee are hereby authorized
to proceed to the duties of their appoint
ment as soon ns may bo after the rising of
the present session of the legislature.
Sec. 3. ii hereby fulher enacted, That
the inhabitants or pronrietois of any town
or vil'tage (iIip snid town nr village being
the pluee designated by the committee
named in thu nrl n the p'ace of holding
the ci'inily and supreme routts in haul
county of Latnoilc) sli ill crict the t-nifl
county building-: mentioned in ihe H'com!
sectlun of this net agreeably lo ii idnn to
be furnished by Hie Hmi. Ilenery F. Jamv
of Wnl'-rbnry in Washington county uilh
in two years from the- pa-uig of lhi net,
free from nl! sp n-i tu -.ml cmirity of La
luoile. or I he Suite of Vi rinohl; and snld
buildiugr sl.hll he erer'ed ninl romiilclrd
to the acceptance, of tho jmlgi s of thu hi
prenie conn of i hit stale, fa I or wul, in the
Sl.c. 4. Il ii hn-iby further fnn:led.'Vx
when the inhabitant:-or proprietors i.f mcli
town or ullage .hall hive erected a gooil
nnd suffic'en' j.nl, togeiinv with a dwelling
Imitse annexed the'elo f.ir the ili-e ofllie
l.ei'pi r, nnd n rourt house for till! court
to be held al In I lie dccrptaiise of the Judges
t ilie t iin cue ecmrl, llie said c.uinly of
Lamuih. shall be oreuntzed for llie Iran-,
ritioiiof ill h Jul, public business as a
Sr.c. 6 II U hcriby father entclci. Thai
he I l l-c i i i ' ' 1 1"1 r.in v j
lunik; the lowi's of Eden, tlydepnrk, Wol.
colt ami Morrislown, shall remain within
the jurisd Clou of the connly of Orlmns:
nod the towns of Cambridge, le.'lvulere.
Waicrville. Jnhii'on and Sterling, within
th ) fun-dic'iun of the county of Franklin
mul Hie lowns of Slow and K'tn n wnlun
the jurisdiction of the nounip of Wti-hing-toll:
and the town of Miin.-lielil within the
jindiclinn of the county of Chittenden. any
thing i" this act tu tho contrary notwilh
In General .Inanity. Oct. "S. 11135.
Rood the third lim", pn-scd. nnd order
red to bo tent to tin Governor a (1.1 Coun
cil, &c. i:. D. BARBER. Clerk.
In Ct,uiiiil,Vov. C, 1113.1.
Itesnlved In suspend the pas-sage of this
lull until the the next fpssiori of the Legis
lature. Gr.o, 11. MAnsnn. Sec.
In Gen. Attembly, Oct. "2, lb'35.
Head llie second lime nnd ordered to
be,'read a third lime ,.u Saiurd.iy morn
tug. O. II. Smi i ii. Clerk pro tern.
I,. Gen. Aitmh!y 0:1. '22, 1735.
Read the tlurd tune and passed, and it
has heeoiiiu n Ijw.
O. II. Smith, Cleric pro tcm.
An Al l, irppuling iinil utlri inj purl uf 'in iici enn
rliuiling n new connly by 1 lie luul'; uf L:nnuilp.
IT is hereby enacied vtc. That so much
of i-aid ael h goes to appoint the linn.
John Smith of Si Albans in the counly of
Franklin, one of the committee to diMgna'e
the place whereon to erred a con it hon-e,
jail andjai! house, and for other purposes
he, anu the same i hereby repealed; and
in lieu ihereol. the Hon. John Van Sicklen
Junior of liurlinglon in the county of Oil it
tended, is hereby appointed to prelorm a. I
the dunes enjoining upon said John Smith
to do and prelorm by nnd act tu co-nior
utu wiih the Hon, jj, F. Janca and Jo
seph '-cult, two ofthe committee nppoinlcd
by the act noiisuliing the find new county
in all thiugu agreeable In toe direction
therein cuulained. I'asscd Nov. 4,51135-3
An Acl, annexing llie iohh of Woodbury in llie
Connly of W.uliingion, and for oilier purposes.
IT is hereb enacted &c. That from and
after the passing ol this act, the town
of Woodbury, in i ho county of Caledonia,
be, and it is heroby for every purpose an
nexed In tho County of Washington.
Sec. 2. II i hereby fulher cnaelcd, That
the town ol Woodbury shall, from and after
I he passing of this act, ho annexed to tho
l'robito District of Washington.
In Gen. Amembty , Xov. I, 1831.
Read thu third time, passed and oadcrcd
to be sunt to the Governor and Council,
U. I). l$Aiiiii:n. Clerk.
In Council, Nov, C, 1331,
Resolved to suspend the passage of this
bill nil the next session of the legislature.
G. 1!. Mansi:ii, Sec.
In Gen. Assembly, Oil, 10, 1035.
Rvad the first and second time, and or
dered lo bo read u third time to-morrow
U. II, Smith, Clerk pro tern
In Gen. Acumbly.Oct 17. III35.
Read the third time and oidyred to lav
cm the table.
O. II, Smith, Clerk pro tern.
In Gen. Astmblu. Juv. 3. 1 U3 3.
Culled up and passcd.laiid itjius become
O. II. St;iTH, CVer Ar pro Inn,
IT is hereby enacted by the General As
scinbly of tho State of Vermont. Tint
il any person or persons, from and cftur
the passing of this act, shall take, kill,
catch or destroy any pickerel in the wa
ters of the Little Ho:ii er I'ond, so called,
within the town of Croltsburv, in the
county of Orleans, in any other way then
the ordinary way or fishing with a hook
and line, he, sho or they shall severally
forfeit add pay a sum not cxcccdim? ten
dollars, nor less than tow dollars; to be
recovered before any juitice of the peace
within and fur the county of Orleans, who
may legally judge between tho parties, one
run or earn penalty shall go to llie person
who shall prosecute the same to final judg
ment, und the other half" to the treasurer
of tho town of Craftshurv.
Provided always, Tha't all proscsulinns
under tins act shall bo commended within
sixty days alter the offence shall bo com
muted nnd not alter.
Passed Nov. 2. 1835.
Whereas, tho divissonal line between the
town of Peru nnd Landgrove in the
counly of Bennington appears to have
been unsettled, anil in continual dispute
ever since tno settlement nnu organiza
lion of those towns, from which have re
sulted much litigation and expense and
her evils and inconveniences to those
towns and the inhabitants thereof hither
to : and whereas it appears that those
towns for the purpose of ending those
contests and scltcling those difficulties
nnd disputes, so far as relates to iuris
dict lun. have by mutual compromise
ngrccd upon n jun-dictional line to bo in
future established between them, if san
ctioned by the legislature ofthe slate.
Therefore in pursuance of said compromise
and agreement, nnd for thr. purpose of
seining said contested jurisctctinnnl line,
IT h hereby enacted by the General A--embly
ol iheS'alo of Vermont, That
heieafier the j n r i-.dici fumi I line between
the said towns of Pern and Lindgrnve shall
inn and be established on the vost line
ofllie first licroflots. as originally sur
veyed and laid out by Benjamin Willard.
for nnd in behalf oftlie said town of Peru
then called and known by the name of
Ilrowley: and that as le all" Inline assays
merits and other prncet dings in their co
rp. irate capacity, tiie said towns, resprc
lively, shall be limited, conUoled and regu
l.iicil; by llie above as the permanent juris
dictional line between the said towns.
Prmidtd. mvmtless, Tho rights or t i;Tc-
of lend, or other real eslate. nor other
rights or privileges nf individuals, or pri
vnie corppnttions, are in no way lo bo al
red or m cled by Iho sttblishment of
inc said jurisd. etlouat hue.
Parsed Oct. 23, 1C35.
In General Assembly. Oct. 30, 1U35,
RcMlccd. Tlio Gcvernoe and Council
concurring hen in. That the treasurer of
ilie Male be, and ho hereby is, authorized
o settle and arrange, on such terms as ho
may think proper and equitable, all claims
for tixcs duo previous to t he year one thou
corn eight hundred and thirty.
Concurred Nov. 2, 1C35
In General Ai-femlj'c Oct 30,1935.
RKSOLVCD.The Governor and Coun
cil concurring herein Tl.at the acent
appointed to settle the concerns of the
Vermont State Bank, bo. and he hcrccy is,
authorized to sell at public uuclion al! the
land to which the Slate of Vermont have
derived a title, through said Baud, which
may remain unsold, on the first day of Jan
uury next Provided, said agent bo ef
opinion that such rales will be for the in
terest of the statu.
Concurred, Oct. 30. 1835.
In General Assemlilv. Nov. 5. 1735.
RESOLPEI), Tho Governor and Coun
cil concurring hercul.That the super
intending committee of the new State
House, is licrcbv authorized to sell mi it ih.
pnse of tho old Slnle House by auction, or
pnvaie sale as no may think best und apply
the avails thereof towards the
the now State House.
Concurred, Nov. C, 1835.
In Genei.il Aissmbly, Nov. 2. 1835.
TP ESOLVKD. The Governor nnd Conn-
Ji-1'cil concurring herein. That George T.
Hodges of Rutland, II. L. Michols of Wil
liston, ho nnd hereby are, appointed a com
mittee to ntlcnd al thu S. Prison in the
month ofSeptcmbcr next, to make nn op
paisal end inventory of nil the properly be
longing to said Prison, and also to settle
with tiie superintendent, and investigate
all accounts of said PrNnn and report to
the next session ofthe Legislature.
Concurred, Nov, 2. 1835
In Council Nov, 10, 1S35.
RESOLVED, The House of Represcn
tntives concurring herein, That here
after all bills which shull bo suspended by
the Governor and Council, shall bo pub.
Iishcd with Iho laws; ano the Secretary of
State is hereby directed to cause such "sus
pended bills to be sojpublished in his annual
compilation of the laws of each year.
Concurred, Nov. 10, 1835,
ATKINSON'S DEPILITORY for ro
moving hair Irnm tho face, neck and
arms of Ladies, without injury lo tho skin.
Atkinson's Curling Fluid, which will keep
the hair in curl whilst dancing or in damp
iveulher. Imperial Dye for changing hair
to brown or black. Oils and other prcpe
rulions, in inaku tho hair grow on bald
lifads; to produce eye brows aii-l whiskers.
Milk of Rops for removing freckles and
tnu, and to prevent tho fueo from being
rough. For tale at the Variety Shop, by
I'ANtlnoitN & BlII.NSMAin.
a & m sr
Pcir. pleasantly Situated in Iho HpUcpaln
( liurcti, i.nq. oi it. . rolwin (, o.
IVoni the Nciv,II.ivcnUerald.
The following lines were written by the
celebrated John Trumbull, author of Mc
Fingal, in Iho year 177C. Tim circum
stances which gave rise to them arc as
follows: Trumbull and Thomas Wooster
were fellow students ntjGovcrnor Grls
wold's; both of them were in the habit of
visiting tho family of tho Hon. John P.
Cook, whoso danght Nancy was a young
lady of uncommon beauty ."and talents.
Wooster became extravagantly fond of
tier. At a parly. Trumbull, who was full
ofjvivacity, told Nancy that Tom was so
bashful he never could tell her how much
ho loved her, nnd therefore ho would per
suade him to address her by letter. Soon
after Trumbull wrote th? following witty
lines, without the knowledge of Wooster,
and sent them to Nancy. As all knew
them to be tho . production of Trumbull,
none were offended.
To thee, my N.incy, tlice my sweelinj,
Poor Colonel Thomas sendeih greeting:
Wlieras,so pleased (lie powers aboie,
I'mf.illcn most desp;r.itely in love;
I-'nr Cupid took a maiion sly,
In one bright corner of jour eye,
And fi o.n tiid bn.v let fly adjrt,
Which miss'il my riba nnd piere'd my heari;
l'ierc'd il.ro' and iliro', nnd pasiinj furdier,
I'm nil my injidoj out of older:
Nor ilea ilie only pl.igtie I found
Loie enleied at the liewless wound;
As mice into a cheese will creep
Through forre email sc.iltli. and eniei ing deep,
While all without Ijoks f.iir und well,
They le.ne yourclicf8C nn emly fliell.
So (hieiiili line, when once got through,
Stole nnd bore oft" my heart lo you,
An left me heartless, fliil at ease,
An cinptj shell, like 'foresaid .-hicie.
1 f 'olonal Tom being in great smart,
Bcscrih ihec to return my heari;
Or eliie, locure my ceasclesijuoan,
Make nn cliange, and send jour own.
Oh! Nancy, thee I lone more fully
'lhan cer lludihr.u luM Tully;
tS'ot il'.ue n dl'olJ.nor I)ii!o,
Could loie one half so much as I do,
I hold my Nancy mne a goddess
Than Venus gay, or Ui.ni inodcl;
Throughout the woiM ihy glories shine,
Nor h uh the snn such power as tliTue:
Thy beauty keepi llie world together,
Thy looks make fiir the cloudy weather;
And if a drought should come again,
If you should frown I know 'twould riin.
For ju llie earth pioducct floweia,
For you clouds drop in lotcly shower.;
Fiuits only grow that jou may eat,
And pigs and cabes to find jou meat.
Your cheering smiles, which we obicrve,
Should jou withdraw, the world would starve.
Eanh would refrain her wonled store,
And plumbs and peaches be no more.
Oh! Nancy would you loie but me,
How mighty glad poor Tom would he;
I'd slick to ion like picli foreicr,
Nor change nor f.iie our loie should seter;
Then loie me, Nancy, fir I tell jou
I am a preuy cleier fellow;
And you must think 'lis Irue for whjt
No one ran tell as well ns I.
Here follows then, without objections,
The '-lent roll" of poor Tom's perfections.
Know llicn, all womankind, ili.it I,
When slrclch'd out sliaight, am six feet high
Whence fiom plain reasoning it nppears
I'm one of Nature's grenadiers:
f Vet I do whisper this between us
Sene only in I he wars of Vcnm.)
I'm fair, and one good sign, Lbscrc is,
I hale red hair, tu I'.nn, at jour service:
Of wit I brag not, yet haio brains
Hiiough to uiilk in when it lains;
1 know the odds 'twin cheese nnd chalk,
To iclln h.iiidiaiv fiom u hawk;
To cane a man if he abuse me,
And hang myself if jou refuse ine.
If je aspire lo wealth and ease,
Slock well jour farms with mulberry irm;
The silk worms will their wealth unfold,
And coin their foliage into gold.
Suppose ill Jt jou h.iie neicr known,
And nrc not curious lo be shown;
Your neighbors may ihe lliii.g perfoun,
And llicn llie leaiea which jou produce,
In skilful hands become nfuic.
The farmer who would make piclence
To taste, should lme a hedge-rnw fenre;
No tree that's known, so quickly glows,
Or looks so uniform in rows.
Il springs from culling or fiom seeds,
And oiercomes poor soil and weeds;
And in four jears will make a fence,
Wiih, of nil things, ihe lea.il expense.
And when, instead of walls and rail,
The mulberry hedge around prtiails,
The lauds piodnce u mine of wcahh,
Kinplojment happiness and health.
The mulberry grows on eirij oil,
llequir hut I it I le aid or toil,
And (he best silk is iibvaja found
Produced from leaies oh" sandy ground;
While a rich toil will leaies produce
Abounding in a watery juice,
And on which if worms be frd,
Thi) mAe a couriu and brittle ihicad.
Old call ms? Ay! when llie Almighty
spoke crcatinn into birth. I was there
Then wa3 I iioru. Mid tho bloom ond ver
dure of Paradise, 1 gazed upon the young
world, radiar- with celestial smiles. I rose
upon Iho pinions of thu first morn, and
caught tho sweet dow-drops they fell,
and sparkled on the bowers of the garden.
Kre the fool of man was heard sounding in
this wilderness, I gazed out upon its thou
sand tivers, flashing in light, nnd rcfl icting
the broad sun, like a thousand jewels, up
on their bosorit The cataracts sent up
their anthems, in these solitudes, and none
was here to listen to ttio now born melody
but I ! Tho fuwns bounded over the hills,
and drank at the limped streams, ages be
fore tn arm was raised to injure or make
them afraid. For thousands of years the
morning star rose in beauty upon those un
peopled shores nnd its twin-sister of the
ere Darned in the forehead of the sky, with
nn eye lo admire their rays hut mine. Av !
call me old ! Ilabylon and Assyria, Palmy
ra and Thebes, rose, flourished nnd fell,
and I beheld litem in their glory and their
decline. Scarce a melantholly ruin nnrks
thu place of their existence; but when
their first stones were laid in (he earth, I
was there ! Mid all their splendor, glory,
and wickedness I was in their busy streets,
and crumbling their magnificent piles and
their gorgeous palaces to the earth. My
books will show a long and fearful account
against them. I control the fate of em
pires, I give them their period of glory
and splendor; bat at their birth, I conceal
in them the seeds of death nnd decay.
They must go down, and be humbled in
the dust, their proud heads bowed down
before the rising glories of young nations,
to whose prosperity there will also come a
date, and u day of decline. I poise my
wing? over the earth, and watch tho course
and doing.-iof its inhabitant. I call up the
violets upon the hills, and crumble the gray
ruins lo llie ground. I am the ogent of a
Higher Power, to give life and lake it away.
I spread eilken tresses upon tho brow of
the youny, en-1 plant g'.iy hair? nn tho
head of the aged man. Dimples and trades,
at my bidding, lurl: around the lips of the
innocent child, nrd I furrow iho brow of
age uilh wrinkles. Old, call you mo?
Ay, but when will my days be numbered ?
When will Time nnd. und Licrniiy begin ?
When will tho earth and its waters and
the universe be rolled up, and a new world
commence its revolutions? Not till He.
who first bid mo begin my flight, so orders
it. When Hu purposes, who called mc
into being, arc accomplished, llicn, and not
till then, and no one can proclaim the
hour, I loo shall go lu tho place of nil
TIIE POOR BOY.
We delight to trace the progress of
genius, talent, and industry in humble life.
We dwell with pleasing emotion on the
character nnd coudnct of individuals who.
from a "low estate," obscurity and poverty,
have raised themselves by their native en
ergy, to affluence ntid stations of respec
tability nnd renown. Our country is full
ol examples or this description. Gideon
Lee was once a poor boy, nnd in the occu
potion of a tanner. Hois now in affluent
circumstances- recently Moyor of New
York, and nl present ti member of Con
grrss. Charles Wells, late Mayor of Bos.
ton, was n journemnn mason. Samuel T.
Armstrong, tho acting Governor of Mas
sachusetts and at tho head of several phil
anthropic instituti on, was once a journey
man printer. There are those living who
recollect George Tibitts, tt day laborer.
anil know him now ns n gentleman of
wealth, influence nnd enterprise the May,
or of the city of Troy. Stephen Warren,
the well known and esteemed president of
tho Troy Bank, rich in litis world's goods
and rich, too, in public spirit nnd deeds nf
benevolence, came from an obscuru town
in Connecticut, pennyless a shoemaker.
Perseverance, energy, industry, nud mor
a 1 worth, produced this pleasing consuma.
tiun of human wishes. With one more
example, wo close our sketch.
Thirteen years since, a poor boy hired
himself tn tho captain ol one ofthe htcatn
boats on Lake Champlain, in soino humble
occupation, Few know the temptations
to winch young men are liabln in the mix
ed, uregular company of n steam boat
surrounded by evil companions, and under
equally bad influences. But the poor boy
had a talisman lo keep him from falling.
lie recollected that there was one human
biug who relied on and cared for him.
He was the only son of liw mother, and
sho was a widow." Ho fnithfully dischar
ged his humblo duties. His conduct was
marked by "those who passed that way,"
and by his employers. Aspiring for what
be mcrritcd, he gradually reached the top
of his profession. Ho commanded one of
the first Steamboats on tho Lake. His
uniform politeness and attention to those
who were necessarily thrown in his way,
commanded for him universal respect ond
esteem. His reputation readied tho cars
of tho greatest Steamboat association in
tho world; nnd many who knew him when
a boy on tho lake, who set him at the head
of a most splendid boat that foams and
dashes through the waters of tho noble
north, nnd from a salary of gj per month,
his pay increased to 500 per annum.
Thirteen years have notnltercd the good
principles of this youth. Ho still retains
that simplicity nnd purity of character
which must ever bo regarded ns the true
nobility of human nature. A'. Y. Jllcst.
.Mr. Armstrong hai recently been elec
ted Mayor of Boston. Ed.
Leap Year nnd Ladies' privilege The
coming year, 183t5, will bo a leap year, as
any person may see by consulting any al
manac. It will be an important year to the
interests of unmarried gentlemen, for what
ever interests, the one is aiso fated to inter
est Iho other. The ncxt'ycar tho ladies will
have the sole privilege of making love,
which the gentlemen may not refuse under
the nnsl severe penalties. To prove this
toba tho case, and that it is no now thing,
nor owes its rise to any of the extrava
gant notions of modern times, we will give
an extract from an old volume, printed
in the year of Grace, 1C0C, nnd entitled
Court'ship, Love, and Matrimonie" :
"Alboit, it has now become a part ofthe
Common Lawe, in regard to the social re
lations of life, that as often as every bis
sextile year doth return, that the laydes
have the sole privilege, during the time it
continueth, of making love unlo men, which
they may do cither by woriles or lonkes, a'
unto them it scemeth proper; and moreover
no man will bo entitled to llie benefit ofthe
Clergy who dotho refuse lo accept the of
fers of n ladye. or who do he in any wise
treato her proposal with slighte or contu
mely." So long ago as tho above was printed it
will be seen to have been n parte of the
Common Lawc,' that the ladies should have
Iho privilege and not only 60 but ihe
sole privilege of making love every 4th
year; and what was then binding as com
mon law, is equally binding now, lince it
has never been superseded by any statute.
Things in Illinnii. We arc indebted to
the Rev. Dr. Ely of Philadelphia fir the
following humorous anecdote true or
false. The doctor is made to say, thai a
brother in the ministry travelling in Illinois
iuformed him that on putting up for the
night, the good lady of t lie hoti?c baked her
bread in a common baking pan ; then boil
ed her coffee in the same vessel; stewea
some pork in tho same; then dipped out
some of the fat with a tea cup, on tho in
ner side of which she put a piece of rag to
make a lamp by which they might tee to
cat supper: and then the travellers horse
ate Ins mess ot oaM out o un camo omni
bus of cooking ! Wo have heard of rock
ers being nffived to bread trays nnd alter
nately used for kneading of broad and a
cradle, and a ladv'a using the same arti
cle for a sheet which the did for n table
cloth, but (he ingenuity of Iho lady of Illi
nois greatly outstrips the Yankee ladies for
Home. Tho only fountain in the wilder
ness of life, where man may drink waters
totally unmixed with hilte'rness, is - that
which gushes forth in the calm and shady
recesses ot domestic love, l'lesioiiro may
beat the heart into artificial excitement;
ambition may delude it with ils golden
dream ; war may indurate its fine fibres,
and diminish its sensitiveness : hut it is on
ly domostic love that c.-.n render it happy.
Il has been justly remarked by an nucient
writer, that of the actions which claim our
attention, tho most splendid are not nlways
the greatest ; and there tire few human
beings who nrc not awaro, that those out
ward circumstances of pomp und nllluence
which nrn looked on with admiration nnd
envy ; seldom create happiness in the bo
sums of the possessors. Il is in the unrc
strictcd intercourse of tho domestic circle
whero the heart must find that real enjoy
ment, if experienced nt nil ; not in thread
ing tho complicated labyrinth of politics;
nor amidst the glare of fashion, surround,
ed by the toils ol state.
llconamy. Economy is generally des
pised ns a low virtue, tending, to make peo
ple ungenerous and selfish. This i true of
nvance, but not so nl economy, l lie man
who is economical, is laying up the imma
nent power of being useful nnd generous.
Hi; who thoughtlessly gives awa leu dol
lars, when he owes n hundred more than he
can pay, deserves no prnisu ; he obeys a
sudden impulse morn like instinct than rea
son ; it would be real charity to check tins
feeling; hecauso the good he does may be
doubtful, while thn injury he dues his fam
ily nnd creditors is certain. Trim economy
is a careful treasure in Hid t?rvics: of bo
ncvolencn ; nnd when they nrc united, re
spectability, prosperity, and peace will fob
From the Correspondent ofthe Boston Atlas.
Wasiii.noton, Monday, Dec. 28.
The affairs of Michigan havo again been
tho subject of debate in tho House. Thn
question being on tho reference of the Pres
ident's Message relating to tho territory,
Mr. Williams of N. Carolina, said that it
ought lo bo ruferyed to tho Committee on
tho Judiciary Ho contended that then
were many important questions to bo de
termined before Michigan could ba admit
ted into the Union. The subject had been
already before the Committee on tha Ter
ritories, and thoy had declined acting upon
it; ond tho Committee on the Judiciary
was the only ono to which it could be ap
propriately cnnaigncJ. Mr Mason of Vir
ginia said that, the question to be decided
was whether Michigan should be admittc I
into the Union. Tho people of that Terri
tory had met and adopted a Constitution,
and now claimed to join tho Confederacy.
It was tho province of tho Committeo on
the Territory lo consider their application.
Tho question of their Southern boundary
was not tho main question, but was alto
gether subordinate to the main ques'.ion,
which was, shall Michigan bo admitted.
Gentlemen ought not to permit it lo b i
embarrassed by any controversy about th
Mr Whittlesey of Ohio, a clearheaded
and 6traight-forward business man, armed
cap a-pie with a panoply or incis, uier
threw the specious reasoning of Mr Mason
witliutit much difficulty. He denied that
the admission nf Michigan W83 the main
question to bo decided. Tiie settlement of
tiie boundary line was tno main qucsuuii.
It was whether Michigan could prcscribo
limits to herself, anil whether it was in her
power tj meet in convention and to form
constitution, which should laka from a
neighboring stale a part of its territory.
Mr' Whittlesey stated that the running of
the boundary fine according to the prescrip
tion nf Mirh'inrnn ivnnhl lalta from the dis
trict which ha represented one half, and
nearly the same from that ot Ins colleague.
Il would eVprive Obio of somo thirty thou
sand of her inhabitants.
The discussion uoon the nucstion of ref
erence continued for somo time, and sever
al gentlemen from Ohio spoke :i relation
to it. The motion to commit to tho Com
mute! on the Judiciary was first in order,
and being put, it was decided in the affirmative.-
1 13 to 77.
Tho rules end orders of tho House hav
ing been suspended for the purpose, tho
motion to reconsider tho voto referring that
part of the President's Message relating to
the disputed bumdiiry between Ohio and
Michigan to u loloct camioitteo, '.vnscaueii
up and debated. At the head of th'.s com
mittee is Mr J. Q. Adams, who is tbo
avowed champion of Michigan in this con
troversy. Ohio, through her representa
tives, manifested great anxiety to transfer
the consideration of hei causo to a tribunal
where it had not beon prejudged; and one
gentleman gave as a reason for rc-consid-cring
the vote that the fact the chairman
of the select committee, to whom the sub
ject hail been referred was openly in favor
of the assumption of Michigan. This
allusion brought up Mr Adams, who stood
his ground manfully, and seemeJ resolved
to maintain his post ns Chairman. He
spoke with more than his usual fire, and
asked with sonic indignation, if one indiyirl
ual among a committee of seven, having
no interest save that of justice and truth in
the issue of tho question, should not ba
permitted, even though he might entertain
preconceived opinions, to have a voico in
the preperation of a report, which was only
to present the merits of tho case, when
twenty nine members from Ohio, Illinois
and Indiana would vote, who were notori
ously committed upon the subject. Mr
Adams spoke in harsh terms nf tha conduct
of Ohio, and more than hinted at her blood
thirsty intentinnsjn sending her troops tn
maintain forcible possession ofthe disputed
territory. He said it was owing more to
tho discretion of tho President than to th9
forbearance of Ohio, that the controversy
had n 'U assumed a fiercer and more objec
Mr Bellamy Slorer of Ohio, replied lo
Mr, Adams with courtesy but with fimness
and animation. Mr Slorer promises to bo
nne of the loading orators in tho House,
lie has n tine voice, n luppy flow of Ian
guage and all the other qualifications of a
good and commanding speaker. In his
reply to "my predecessor," ho vindicated
Iho state of Ohio from tho aperations
which had been cat unon her, nnd nrguod
thai there was a manifest impropriety in
iinpannelhng a jn'or, who had already in
his own mind decided the case under trial.
After 80tnr further debate, the question
upon tho reconsideration was taken, nnd
Ohio carried the day. by a voto of 150 to
77. Il was then moved to refer the ni"
sage to tho Committee on the Jtidicnry,and
ibis motion was carped without debate.
These decisions indicate the final course of
lie Houe, in relation to Michigan and
Ohio. Tho territory tnusl consent to yeild
to the decision of Congress in relation to
tier Boundary b"fore tUe can be admitted
into the Uni.in. There was one fact stated
by .Mr Storcr in his speech today, which I
believe not to bo generally known. Tno
President declared lo Mr Lytic some timo
since, that if Congress fbould pass any bill
admitting Michignn before her boundary
lino was definitely fixed and agreed upon,
he would clap his voln upon it. After
mcli n declaration, wnl the collar men re
fuse to go right ? Mr Adams, in ihesourso
of his remarks, complained thai the newly
elected representatives from Michigan had
not been admitted upon the floor of the
House. It would hive been a good joke to
have admitted representatives when a
Delegate had nlrr-idy taken hi scat; to
have locogivzcd Michigan at the fame time
as :t 'Vrn'nry nnd a State.
In ih Senate to dsy, Mr Calhoun rj'
nniiee thai he should to morrow introduce,
n hill regulating the ih-pomlcs. Mr Clay
Ihiongh his colleague Mr I'lnlletiilciiigave