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NOT THE GLOKY OF CSAR IUT T THE WELFARE OF ROME.
VOL. XIII No. 650
BY Iff. B. STACY-
Toll not ilio bell of dcilh for mo
When I nm dead
Slrcw not the flowery wreath o'er me,
On my rnM lied.
Let fiiciuMiip'a tncrcil tears
On my firth siaye nppc.ir.
Clemming with peril Id my bier,
When 1 tun dead,
IVo el iz.ltti pi otic array
Of pageantry ilifpl.iy
oly tc to rprend.
Lot not the. busy crowd be near
When I nm dead
Fannin! with nnfell sighs my bier
Sighi quickly cped.
Let deep impiefsiniH rest
On some fond, faithful In cast
Then u ic inv meinrny blest
When 1 nm dead.
Let not the d.iy ho wi it
Love will iriiii'inbcr it,
Untold, mi?. lid.
Fom"A Now Home Who'll follow V
THE SCIENCE "oF BORROWING
Neither n borrower nor a lender lie!
For a loan oft Uc both itself nnd fi lend;
Aud borrowing dulls the edge of husbandly."
This good ndvicc finds little regard in
Michigan if frith is to bo put in the follow
ing sketch, from tlio amusing work vc
nntirnl rm SntltrdnV. It ellOWS 10 wllOt
lengths thu prnclicu may bo carried, nltho'
tlioro may, tlotibtlcss, be fount! nomo in
these parts who would lend babica.
Lend mo yout kaus.
Grnnt graciously what you cannot icfiisc safely.
"Mother wonts your eiltcr," paid .Mis?
lonllte Howard, n young lady of 6ix years'
standing, nttirett in a tattered calico, thick
ened with dirt; her unkempt locks Fhog
glmrr from under that hidcuus substiiulo
for n bonnet, so utiiversnl in tho weFtnm
country, a dirty cotton handkerchief, wliich
it wed, ad nauseam, for ell Eorts of pur-noses.
Mother wants ynur sifter, and she says
ho miesscs vott can let her have some
sugar and tea, '081160 you've cot plenty
This excellent reason, cause you've
pot plenty," is conclusive as to tho sharing
with votir ncifflilmre. Wlmovor comes
into Michigan with nothing, will bo sun
to better his condition; but wo to him that
brinne with him any thins like on appear
ance of abundance, whether of money or
mero household conveniences, lo have
th"tn, ntid tint kn willing In i-harn tl.ctu in
eomo sort with tho whole community, if- an
unpardonable crime. Von mtist It til ynur
best horn) to qui que r.c sou, to go ten mikf
I. ,11 cwl i.nirli in I tin d.i.L'KUt nirrlll.
f r a doctor: or your team to travel twenty
nfter a "gal;" your wheel-barrow, your
shovels, your utensils of nil port?, belong
ing, not "to yourself, but to the public, who
do not think it necessary even to ask n
loan, but take it for granted. Tho two
saddles and bridles of Mnumculc spend
mobl of their time travelling from Iioiims lu
Iioubo n-manback; ttntl 1 liavo uclually
known a Ft ray martingale to bo traced to
four dwellings two miles apart, having
been lent from one to nnnthor, without a
word lo the original proprietor, who sat
waiting, not very patiently, to commence
Then within door.", nn inventory of your
plenishing of till sortP, would (.ctircely more
than incltttlo the articles wiiicli you
eolicitnd to lend. Not only art; till kitchen
utensils as much your neighbor's m ynur
own, but bedstead, beds, blankets, sheets,
trnvel from house to hnuec, tt ploasnnt and
effectual mode of securing the perpetuity of
certain efflorosent peculiarities of the t kin,
for which Michigan is becoming almost as
fnmous ns thn land ' 'twist Maidenlnrk nnd
John o'Grnats.' Sieves, sumo'iliing. irons
and churn, run about oj if thoy had k p ;
one brass kcttlo is enough for a whole
neighborhood ; aud I could point to ill
crodln which hns rocked half tho babies in
Rlontocuto. For my own part, I have lout
my broom, my I breed, my tape, my spoons
mv cat, my thimble, mv f cissurs, my shawl
my bIiocs; nnd hnvo been asked fur tny
combs and brushes ; and my Inibband fur
hisFhaving apparatus nnd hi pniiialotions
Hut tho cream of the joke lies in the
monncr ol tlio thing. It is bo Etrnij'lit
forward nnd honest nono of ynur hvpo
critical civility and eorvilo grnt Untie !
Your true republican, when ho finds that
you pncsn any thin' which would con
tnhuto to his convenience, walk in with
'Are you going to uso your horfes to day?'
if hnrEcs hrtppuu to bo the thing hu needs.
'Yes, I shall probnbly want Ihetn.'
'Oh, well; if you want them 1 wos
thinking to net 'cm to go up north a piece.'
Or perhaps the desired articlo couica
within the fcmnlu department.
'Mother wuntB to get porno btittor; that
'ere butter you bought of Mies Burton this
And away goes your golden 6toro, to bo
repaid, perhaps, with eomo cheesy, greasy
bluff, brought in a dirty pail, with, 'Hon! ve
your butter !'
A girl camo into borrow a 'wash dish,'
'because wo'vo got company.' Presently
he eomo back: 'Mother Bays you've rnrgol
to send a towel.'
Tho pen ana ink, and a sheet o' paper
and a wafer, is nn unusual request: and
when tho pan is returned, you oro gen
rally informed that you sent 'an awful bad
I have been frequently reminded of one
of Johnston's humorous ckotchen. A man
reluming a broken wheel barrow to
Quaker, with, 'Hero I'vo broke your rotten
wheol'barrow usin' on't. I wish you'd got
it mended right off, 'cause I want to borrow
it strain this afternoon.' Tho Quaker is
made to reply, 'Friend, it i ball ba dono:'
nnd 1 wish 1 possts cd moro o( hit spirit.
Jj ut I did not intend to writu n chapter
on involuntarv leant; I hnvo a story to mil
Ono nl'mv boot ncghburs is Mr l'lnlo
Donblediiy, n long, nwltwnn, Inmost, hnrd
working Moinnnnp, or Mnitioto i suppose,
one might rny ; on gond-naltirod, Unit he
minht bo tnitn!irn for n riinplntou : but
thai must ho by tlmfti ihnl do not know
him. He is quite nil old t-cttlnr, enmc in
four years ngo, bringing with hun n wife
who in to him vinegar hiillluto oil-cruel,
or ns mus'nrd to thn ttignr which i- u-ed
loFofleti il biting qualitii't?. Mra, Pmihli!
tiny has tho (.httrpest cyert, thu t-harpfni
nose, tho ehn'ieat tongue, the pharpest
elbows, nnd nhove nil, the tharpcsl voieo
that ever "penctintctl the in' prior" ol
Michigan. Kho litis n lull: Htrnight, bony
figure, in contour potnowhat resruibhng
two hartl oak planks fastened together
nnd 6' nnd on Oiit; em!; 11111', strange to t,ay!
r,he wns full five und thirty when her tua
turn grncet nil rncteil tho eye nnd won tho
nftvcltons of thu worthv l'lnlo. Wlint
eclipse had come over Mr D otiblcilay's
iimiiiI fttgnctly when ho mntlo choice of his
Poll v , I nm run- 1 never omild guess; but
! is certainly the only man 111 the wide
world who could possibly huvu lived with
her : nnd he makes her a most excelled'
I wna Fitting one morning, with my
neighbor Mrs. Jenkins, who ia n Fister ol
Mr Doublfdny, when Dctsfy, Mrs. Dou
btcdny'ti 'hired girl' came in with ono of
the Miingles ol l'lnlo s bnntliworu in nor
hand, which born in Mr Doublcdny's well
known chalk marks
Conif! tpiick, I'nnny!
And In inn tho Granny,
For Mi. Dunlilo-
d.ij'd iii trouble.
And the next inteiligencn wns of a fino
new pair of lungs ul that hitherto sileul
niansinn. I called very foon nfinr to tnke
n peep at the 'latent found;' nnd if tho nop
prcfFcd delight of tho new papn was n
treat, how much moro wns the pnfteurd
appect, tho wnmnnizd tono of the proud
and happy mother. I never saw a being
so completely tmns'brmed. She would
nlmobt forget to answer mo in her absorb
ed watching of tho b'cath ot'the little .sleep,
cr. Even when trying to hu polite, nnd
lo sny what lh orctision demanded, her
yes would he withdrawn from tho tiny
fticc. Converfctition on tiny subject but the
ever new llinno ni''hnbien' wan out of the
question. Whatever wo began upon whirl
ed roii nit pooonr or later to 1 ho one point.
The needle may tremble, but it turns not
with the less cntis-lnncy to tho pole.
As I past for on oracle in the inciter of
inn nnd nnep. I had (iron.- t , itiitiinni
cation with mv now happy n'tghbur, who
Ind forrot'eii to pe thl ii T hu 'jatnl, learn-
tl to let IletM'V hav time to put. nnd
ontiMed the tuglilly pcotiring of 1 Ins fl inr,
st fo much datripiHVK nitglit bo bnd tor
the buby. Wo were 111 deep consultation
0110 tiiornui'T on eomo itnnnrltiut point
touching the well-being of ihia foIo object
of Mrd. Dnnbledav'd thoughts nnd tlreami,
when the very Fame little lanihu Howard,
lirty aa over, presentetJ liersoll. bhe pat
down and startd awhile without speaking.
a I'ordinmre : and liuui mlormed 11.1 Hint
her mnthcr 'wanted tMtra Doublcdoy lo let
r hnvo her baby for n litilo while, can
Benny's mouth's mi pore that.' but t.ho
had no limo (o'fini- h her i-entenee.
'Ln:a mv hm;v ! ! : ntid lier ttitcrnnco
f.iiletl. Tito 11 w mot her' 1 filling'
forlnnnti ly too big lor Pp"rch. nntl Innlhe
ly di-up,iearod U- f tcs Mrt Doiibh'dnv
fi itetl her lougutj. Plulo, who entered on
tho ins-tnni, hurst into ono ol Ins electrify
ing laughs with
"AfU my rouy
To lend her dolly !"
nnd I could not help thinking that ono
tniiBt come 'Weal' in order to learn a litllo
of every thing.
The identical glass lube which 1 nit 'red
Mr?. Howard, n.? a Fub tiiute for Mru.
Doubledny',? bnby, nnd which had n 'ready,
fail as it in, thread h! tho conn ry for miles
in nil direction, i-, evi n ns I write, in tie
mnnd;a man on horoebncl: comes from foiuu
whero icar Dinforth't), and oj-Im in myj
lenoii3 whispcrd for but I shall not tell
wlint ho ealj it. Tho reader must eomo
tlenrments, we received letters from Eng.
htnil,nnno ncitig the death or my wife's
father, nnd soliciting mo (o come to Eng
land imnicdinir'ly.for tho purpoc of settle
nig up tho affairs of the decerned, nnd ro
reiving my portion of the et-tatc. I imme
diately ninths preparations lor tny depar
ture, ntltl leaving ioy wi : immici 111.;
prelection of an intimate friend, whoso
name was Henry Anson Willough'iv,
damn him ! I sot sail for England. My
business deininctl mo longer tnun 1 tinticr
pnted. nnd I h"gan to feel the imm intense
nnximv 111 regnrd to my family. Thu let
ters which I received from my wilo grew
brief and niifrcqiient. Eometimet startling
with llietr abruptness. ju?t neion'
the linal steiw in reaard to my wif'P
portion were about to bo completed. 1
received n teller from America, written by
no old fri-- id of my fnther p family, warn
ing me to hasten hotnt) if i would prcs"rve
my fttl tiro happiness nnd tho honor ol my
wifo! Imngino my dismay ! I hurried
homo leaving my btiriness nil unsettled,
nnd arrived in t'uno to find my hearth des-
-date, mv wifo cloned with mv friend
Willunrhbv, nnd my boy my darling buy
in the Orphan Asylum an object of
public, chnriiv !
" Willutighby hnd rrpresontod himself
ns n rich p'unter from Alabama, nnd that
he wns Fointirning tit tho north for the pur
nose of rrirniniiitr his health. Placing
my child under proper protection, I fl"w
in pursuit of Hie destroyer ol my peace
ith my henrt bur; ting with revenge
At Jlfontcromcrv. fAla.l I learned that
Willonghby hnd been there in company
with n Indy, who ho colled his wife that
ho had been for years n notorious black
leg nnd swindler, nnd hud gone to Mobile,
enving his wile my wiliij ochind, in
circumstances of destitution. Alter wait
ing for sometime, nod hearing nnthing
from her bnso paramour, sho borrowed
money of some of the citizens and followed
Mad with rago and nnd disappointment
I pursued. At Mobile I Inpt nil traces ol
the villain nnd his wrotched victim. I
I proceeded to New Orlenns ; nnd making
inquiries of the different bonis, I was told
by lite captain nt one 01 mem engngco 10
ninnins to af Ijoiii?: mat a woman an
swering the description I gave, had gone
up thu river on his boat miiic time since.
I immediately embarked for thn place.
ir; nnd mv money being nenrly exhausted
I wns compelled to tnko pn-sngc on deck.
I nrrived hero 111 a stato of complete des
titution: nnd being unable to learn nny
thing ofniv wife or tho villain Willough-
hv.l beraui" di-coura,''t;d nod dulfiirtenod.
Tim hntll' wni mv resort. I minli'tl
with the vih'l of the vile : and, lust uigbi
was perstiailod by several nlhers, lo vinit
n houn of ill'foino. I enicred--:ind the
firt object that met my gaze was my wije
resinning her tender cheek, which 1 nati
not suffered "even tho winds of Heaven
to vif'n too roughly," to di?gusting cares
ses. Sir, sir, I beeamo mnd ! I can tell
nn moro. but that I rushed from 1 ho house,
invoking the most impious maledictions
upon mm who had been the cause, ot such
misery nnd'ongtii.-h ; nnd found myt-'ell tin
mnrnintr in tho r.ituation which you be
hold mo. Sir, nnthing which you can in
flict will bo a punishment to mo; ntut yon
enn bestow no greater favor than to tin
111 v life I hnvo lived ton long 1 am tea
dy lo die." He was discharged.
Till DEVOTED WIFE.
TRUTH STRANGER than FICTION
Wo copy tho following detail from the
doings of the Si. Louu polices office, as
reported in tho Bulletin of tho Old inst.
Wo doubt not ii istruo In every particu
George Mortimer Wanheell, a gcntnol
and intelligent young man, of nboui thirty
years 01 tige, was brought up this inornin
on n charge being drunk 111 thu st reels,
and distuibing Hie pence. IJo pleaded
guilty to tho charge, and evidently labored
under the greatest emotion. When re
quested to givo eome account of himself,
hu replied :
"Sir I have now arrived at that ex
trcmity of degradation which, long ago,
I beeamo satisfied would ono day or other
bricefmo my 'pnsiiion, Sir, ' I 'do nol'Mio'
hove 1 was born to this. In my youth,
when l lirtit started in tho world, my pros
pects and my hopes were ns bright ns thn
sky which bent over mo I married 11
beautiful wifo when I was twenty eight
years old, and had acquired a commlorohlo
competence. Sir. I need not tell you how
Moved her ! Ieeoby your couutcnanco
that you you know somotlnng of human
nature, and nruulready satiffiml that 1 uui
not a cn in mi) 11 loafer that I have been
driven to me prepeni extremity uy some
extraordinary circumstances, iiut I will
proceed with my E'ory,
Two years after I wan married to my
wifo -who was n young English luily of
handsnmo expectation anu had u bouuli
iful uoy to blues mo wiluhia lutioccnt cn
Sho wns a beautiful girl. When I first
paw her sho was Fianding by tho p'ulo of
her lover nt tho marriage nllar. Shu was
filiirhtlv naln vet ever nnd nnon, ns tho
eercmonv proceeded, n faint lingo ofcrini
son crossed her beautiful chock, like the
r fleet inns of tt euneet cloud upon tho elca
.atersofa hike. Her lover, ns ho clasp
d h T hand within Iii3 f wn, gazed on her
for a ninnvut with unminglcd admiration
and Ilio worm el oucnt hluod shadowed tit
imerva s his inaniv Inrehcau, nnu 'meitcti
into beauly on his hps.'
And thev r?avo themsehvs to ono anolh
or i'i thu presence of heaven, and every
heart b essod them as they went llicir
wnv rcioictng in their lovo.
Yeard pnssed on. nnd l again saw iiicpc
lovers. They wesro seated together whore
iho light ol Milliliters sunset stole throng
tho half-closed nnd crimson curtain, lendin
n richer lint to 1 ha carpeting, nnd the ex
qmsito cmholli-dimculs of tho rich and gor
rime had slightly cnnngcti tiioni in out
wnrd nppearanco. Tho girlifh buoyancy
of tho nun hnd indued given placo lo the
grace of perfect womanhood, nnd her lip
was somewhat pnler, ami a mini lino
enro wnn porcepiihle on her brow. 11
hit-baud s brow, too. was marltod some
wlint moro decnlv than his ago might war
rant ; anxiety, nuib linn und pndu had
grown over, nnd left their trncca upon it
a Filvcr lino was mingled with tho Hunt
his hair, which hud become thin nround
his tetrples, ulinost to baldness, lie was
reclining on 11 pplcndid ottoman, with his
fncu half hidden by hh hand, os if ho feared
that tho deep aud troubled thoughts whiql
oppressed hun wore visible upon uis lea
'Edward, you are ill lonight,' eaid his
wifo in tt low, sweet, halt inquiring vuicu
ns sho laid her hand upon his own.
Itidiflurenco from those wo lovo is torn
bio to tlio sensitive bosom. It is as if tho
sun of heaven refuted its wonted cheerful
net?, and glared upon us with a cold, dim
nud forbidding glance. It is dreadful to fuel
that tho only being of our lovo refuses
ask our I'ympalhy that hu brnoda over
thu teohngs winch ho ecorns or lours to re
venl dreudful to wntcli Ilio convulivo
festurefl nnd gloomy brow tho indefina
bio ehadowd of hidden motions the invol
untnry nigh of uorrnws 111 winch wo aro
we ratmot know.
The wife e9nycd once more. 'Edward,'
(aid flic, slowly, mildly nnd affectionately,
'the tune hns been when you woru willing
to con lido ynur secret joys nnd Borrows to
one, who hns in-vcr, I trtit, behaved your
oniifiilcnce. Why. then, my dear Edwnrd,
Hthi.scriiel reset vc? You nro troubled,
and rol'oi) to tell mo the cause.
Sni"thing of returning tenderness For
teneil for nn instntil tho cold severity of
iho inisband'rt features, but it parsed away
and n bitter Ftnilo wns his only reply.
Time pnssed on, nnd tho twa'ti were
senamtcil from each other. Tho husband
ot gooniv ninl nloun in the damp ctsll of n
duug"on. Ho had mingled with man
whom his heart loathed, ho had nought the
litirro and wronged spirit of his laud, and
had hroalhod into them Iho madnoss of
venue. Ho linililrnwn hi.spword against
his country : ho hnd fanned rebellion to n
flime, and it had been quenched in human
blood. Ho had fallen, and wns doomed to
die tho death of n traitor.
Too door of tho dungeon oncned, nnd n
light form entered nnd threw herself into
hi9 arms. Tho softened light of sunset
foil upon the palo brow nnd wasted check
of nis onco beautiful wile.
'Edword mv dear Edward,' said sho,
have cotno to save you ; I have reached
von nffer n thousand difhculties, nud
thnr.k God my purpose is nenrly rxoculed.'
Misfortune had sollened the proud heart
of tianhood. and ns tho hu-band pressed
his pile wife to Ins bosom, a tear trembled
lis eyelash. 'I have not merited tin
indies?,' ho murmured, in tho choked
tours of agony.
lihvatd,' said his wito, in on earnest.
. aint nnd low voice, which indicated
cxtrttne nnd fearful debility, wo havo not
moment to loso. Uv an exchange ol
garni'iitfl yon will bo ublo lo pass out un
noticed. Ilaslo or wo may bo too late.
Fear nothing for mo. I nm, a womnti,
I Uev will not injure me for any cltoris
belnlf ofn husband dearer than I lib itself.'
Uui, Margaret,' said the husband, 'you
look t-ully ill. You cannot breathe the air
of thin dreadful cell.'
'01', speak not of me, my dearest Ed
ward,' said the devoted woman, 'I can on
dure tny thing for your poko. Haste. Ed
;ud linste, and all will be well," nnd she
aided with trembling hand, lo disguise the
proud lortn of her husband in tho female
Farewell, my love, my preserver,' whip
pored tho husband in the ear of tho (lis,
uisctl wile, tit tho officer Fternly remin
d (lie supposed lady the lime allotted to
visit had expired, rnrewpll
all moot ninin,' responded his wil'c-and
I liiuband pn-sed out uns'ispccicd, und
ctrnped the enemies ol Ins life.
rltey did meet again the wifo nnd the
lsbttnd ; but only ns the dend may meel
tho'nwful communion of nnnthor world.
Affection had homo up hor exhausted Fpir
until the last purpose of her exertions
wns accomplished in the safety of her bus.
bind ; nnd when tho boll tolled on tho
itorrow, and the prisoner's cell wns open
ed, the genrds found wrapped in tho hahil
itents ol their destined victim, the pale
but beautiful corpse of tho devoted wifo.
How is ibis Brili-h feeling nnd nttnch
mnnt, which appears to pervade our gov.
ornmcnt nnd Congress 10 bo accounted
for. Our grand aires cnrtainly did not
pnsfoss it, or wo never pliould have
had tho war of 1012 for free hade nnd
snilors' rights. Has tho character of the
American people changed, and tho fooling
of patriotism become nxtinci ? Lot iho
events upon our frontier, whore people
nro ppoclntors of tho scenes in Cntiadn,
nrul the feelings expressed bv Ilium nn
pwer this question IIuw then does it
iiappon, that our national government in
till its branches, appears to counteract,
even by force, the natural, honest patriotic
impuheM of Iho pcoplo? It is. wo appre
hend, brcnuso the government has misln-
k-Mi Iho vnico of the noisy whig or federal
party, for public opinion ; nnd tho interest
of the commercial clnsscn for tho interns!
of the whole nation. And President hns
made whnt wo consider a mi-lnke, in nt
tempting to follow what he supposes to be
public opinion, in n matter of national feel
ing. In matters of domestic policy it is
right for tho President to follow public
opinion, when it is clearly expressed : but
in our foreign relations, ho t-hnuld never
forget, that lo him it entrusted tho cus.
undertake to eny they ore not; and the
proof of (air ossortion in derived from Ihc
overt acts of the pcoplo of Maine and tho
expressed feelings nl least ol a great ma
jority of our citizens residing on tho bor
ders of our extended frontier. It is in fact
the old commercial fedoral feeling that
nnpnnrs to influenca the government and
Cungrcss, to which tho democracy who
nro always pntriotic ore decidedly opposed.
Our government has nssumed, unwittingly
we hope, the old federal ground ; and the
-amc feeling nnd policy, that objected to
Emmctt and MncNiveu being permitted to
lake refngo in this country, now operate!
LAWS OF VERMONT,
Panted al the session of the Gtneral
semblij, iu October and November, A, D.
Resolved ly the Senate and How qf
Representatives, That tho Secretory of
Stole be directed to cause to bo published
ns soon as may be, in all tho nowepapers
in this State, not exceeding two in any
one county all tho chapters of the Revised
statutes which tnko effect before tho
tody nnd preservation of the national honor of July next, except chapter 27 and 100:
and the expression of the indigenous feel- and such Secretary is also directed not to
tngs peculiar to tho people of ihw country, publish the Revised statutes in the usual
hvcry nation certain prominent patriotic lurm, but deliver tho same to the revmng
characteristics, which nr usually expressed cnmmitle for publication, agreeably to tho
hy'an ideal pcrsomhcniinrr In Franco it is Revised bintutes.
Johnny Ctapo ; nhngland John Bull ; and l'asscd November 18, 1839.
in this country Brother Jonathan, And
the chief magistrate of this country should
nlwnjs remember, that ho is the represeir
tntivn of Brother Jonathan. And also, that
this Jonathan 13 a very conceited, self
sufficient character, who is not afraid to
fight with nny one .- who has an hereditary Courl Bia bo nnnuly ned wilmn d
C, L. KNAPP,Secrelaryof Stale.
Of the Sessions of Courtt.
Sec. I. The sessions of tho Supreme
prejudice against John Bull ; boastn thai
ho has flogged him twice, ond that he
can do it again any day. Jonathan also
is n democrat dyed in the wool, nnd has
great contempt for monarchies aristocra
cios, and think-1 this government tho wis
est and best of any in thid world ; and he
considers any nation fools and cowards, if
1 hey don't fight for and enjoy tho some
for the respective counties, in this State,
at tho times and places herein named to
At Burlington, in tho county of Chit
tendon, on the Thursday next preceding
the first Tuesday in January.
At St. Albans, in tho county of Frank
lin, on tho toconri Tuesday of January..1
At North Hero mine county of urand
blessings. And to accomplish that object js0 on t,c third Tuesday of January.
At Middlcbury, inlho county of Addi
son, on the fourth Tuesday of January ;
and on the successive Tuesdays after tbo
fourth Tuesday of January as followa.-
At Rutland in the county of Uutlaad.on
At Chelsea, on the third Tuesday of
June nnd December;"
At Bennington and Manchester, alter
nately, in the cuiintv of Bennington, com.
mcnciing at Bennington on the second;
At INowtnnc, in the county, of Wind
ham, on.the third;
At Woodstock, in the county Windior,
We copy tho following articles from the
New-York Reformer, nn ndministrntion
piper. There is now nnd then a collar
press that has itulepcmlcuco enough to
speak out on this subject.
OUR BRITISH RELATIONS.
forbidden lo purliciualo, whusu clmtcltr ''2'1 UI wroDg,
Tho cabinet of old John Adams, it
nll known, felt a strong sympathy with
tic IVitish government and Rufus King,
r,ur Minister to bngland, under that nd
niniehniim, formal'y and oflicinlly protos
d against permitting t lie Irish rebel
limmritt nnd Mnc Niven, from being n How,
ed to eomo to ibis country on the ground
tiat thev having been guilty of treasonabl
practices against the British government al
hum', would neces-nrily bo bad o'iiizmis in
tin country. Anil our government, in pro
scenting nnd punishing Mackenzie, nro
apparently influenced by tho tamo feeling
und sympathies, now that then npciatcd
iiDiin Iho old federal Cabinet ot John
Adams Is not this true ; and is it tint t
t-lnrllin.'' foci? That tho present minimis
nation, which professes lo bo practically
democrnltc, should feel nnd net on (hi
subject precisely like tho old federal nd-
uiiiiHtrntiou ol John Adams (hat openly
nnd publicly repudiated democratic princi
ples nnd peiitimeiits.
Wo have already noticed mo lonnot the
President's message and tha ppeochea of
Iho leading members of Congress at Ihc
timn of passing tho neutrality law. We
neod only refer to iho proclamation of the
President lust year lor prout of tho oxis
leucQ of this British sympathy on Ihc part
of our government. If tho President had
actually held I lie ofTico of Vico Roy of this
county Imm tlio Untish lueen ; instead nl
ilial of Preeidcnt uf iho United Stales
I ruin tha American people ho could not
have. stronger language or taken a more
ofl'ttctual wuy lo sppress tho insurrection
in Canada and to preputu ato tlio despotic
sway of Great Brillan over that ill fated
country. Indued so thoroughly euti'ficd
was tho British aristocracy with Ins efforts
in this instance that the Duke of Willing
tot: paid him a public compliment in the
Brilish llonso of Lords. Thun wo havo
thu letter of invitation from tho President
to Lord Durham a political uct undoubtedly
othenviso it was senseless nud ridiculous.
This ulsu can ho considered in 110 other
light Ihnn us n gratuitous effort lo conciliate
somebody, eilhir the British government
or tl)i) whig pnrly in this country who J
wnya support tha ltmi.li government in
all Ho p'eit DSI0U3 mall citgo wlieiler
ho is willing to lend them a helping hand
at any time. Wo bo to tho president of
this country, who misrepresents or run.
counter to the instincts of Brother Jona
than. Ha may succeed in baffling him for
u time, but in the end he must, tail : and
tho page of history will record the fact.
AND OUR BRITISH RELATIONS.
Wo have shown in our preceding nunv
her 1 lint Mnck'-nzlo is imprisoned end
punished by our government,, not because
our government is able lo punish n friend
less moneyless unprotected foreigner, who
soui'ht nn nsylum in this country from the on tho fourth
tyranny ond despotism of his own; bull At Chelsea, in the county of Orange, on
nro not nble, nntl daro not make the at- tilth:
tempt to punish their own citizens, who At Montpolier. in tho county ofj vr ash
have been guilty of tho 6&mo olience. The tngton, on the eix'h,
qnes'io n then crises whether it is rgkt At Danvillo in the county of Caledonia,
and proper and comports with our national on the seventh ;
honor. 10 continue his punishment under At Guildhall, in the county of E'tex, on
these circnmtanros. Wo put out ot view the eighth;
ihc validity of his trial, or Ihc policy of At Irasburgh, in tho county of Orleans
tho Inw under which ho wns convicted : on the ninth ;
nntl shall only consider thn matter ho far At Uydepark, in tho connty of Lamoille
it nnv bo said to nhect the character ol on the tenth
our government, nnd our national honor. oec. 2. I ho several county courts
It has always uppenred to us that the shall be held in each year, within and for
foreign relations of this country have the respective counties of follows.
been too multifarious, ever pinoe our gov At Bennington and Manchester, alter.
eminent wns"csttiblislied It seem lo be the nalely, commencing at Bennington, on the
clicrncter of our people to over legislate first Tuesday of December and second
in every thing. Unneccsarv provisions Tuesday of Juno:
aro introduced into our treaties with tor- At Nowfano, nn tho second Tuseday of
eign powers, ami laws passod hy emigre.- April and September:
to carry thrni into cff'ct and especially A Rutland, on Iho second Tuesday of
thoso with uroat lriiain uniloriniv timtl April nntl hepteinhor:
in to condition?, for which the British At Woodstock, on the last Tuesday of
government can give no equivalent. We May and November:
scm to be ho very happy to get out of a At Middh-bury, on the second Tuesday
war. that wo arc willing to impose volun- June nnd lieccmscr
tary fetters upon ourselves lo prevent us
from engaging in another. Of this char
ncter nro nil treaties, nnd laws made in re
lation to them, between Ihc I wo countric
And it is under tho operation of tticli law.
that Mackenzie is imprisoned, nnd our
country is plnced in such nn undign fied
At Burlington, on tho last Tuesday 6avo
one in Mrach and August;
At Montpolier, nn tlio second Tuesday
of Apt il and third Tuesday of November:
Al Danvillo, 011 tho first Tuesday of
Juno and December;
Al Guildhall, on tho last Tuesday of
position, in relation lo tho nfi'iir in Cana- May and tli rd Tuesday of December:
da. What can possibly bo more degrad- At Iras'jurgh, on tho lourth Tuesday of
ing to our national honor or our charactor Juno nnd December,
as n nation, lliiin I In motives assigned by Al St Albans, on tho second Tuesday of
our government nntl congress for passing April nnd September;
tho "neutrality Inw." Tho President, al- Al North Hero, on the first Tuesday
though ho slates tho caso nnd its difiicul after tho fourth Tuesday in April, and on
ties very iniriy, seems nimost rentiy to go the tonrth Tuesday in beptem'-or.
into fits, with npprehen-innsnf tho terrible At Uydepark, on the Becond Tuesday of
consequences of n war with Great Britain Juno nntl December.
And grnye senators and members ot Lou br.c a, In all writs, nrocosscs, rccordt
gross of all parties, riso successively in and judicial proceedings, civil and crimio.
their places, nnd pronounce deprecatory al, the day on wliich any of tho terms of
monologues ngninsl such a dreadful ca- said courrs Is to commence, may bo desirr
lamity. Tho law passes almost utiaui nated as tho first, second or other Tues.
niously: nnd it is under tho operation of days, or other day of the week, in tbo
Iho same recrean'. spirit that wo art) per month in which Iho same snail happen.
milled to enjoy tho grand and magnificent Sec, 4. Whonevcr tho limo of holding
spoctaclo uf seeing our army chaso Bill cither of tho ecsionsoftho supreme or
Johnson in his canoo about the Thousand county court, is or shall be altered by law.
Islands, or nobly repel Iho French rcfu- all suits, actions, complaints, informations,
goes nl tiowor uanuun irom seeking an indictments and all appeals, writs, pro
asylum from tho blood. thirsty Colburn. cesses, recognizances. & all other maltora
And tho whole powor of magisttacy m pin that may be pending in said court at tbo
in requisition, to hunt up soma straggling nmo of such allcrtion, and all other niattera
rofugeo ami punish him by wuy of example by law returnable to such court, at the
While in tho meamiunt the Caroline out timo uf such alteration, nud all persons and
rago is allowed to bleep undisturbed by parties (hat may bo renuired to appear or
a murmur or complaint ; Iho Muino buun attend said court shall be returned and
dory question is 'install! quo aulo bnlluin, I entered, appear answer nnd have day in
and is so to remain "ad infinitum;" our court at tho sesion thereof 10 be holden on
fisherman very recently aro plundered, nud tho day designated by tho law making such
driven by violence from the lulling grouud guch alteration,
guaranteed in thorn by tho mo.u formal niiAPTPii n
treaties, without either complaint rr ro. LHAl IMC u.
monstrance ot) far us we aro pormitod to I'rocest.
know. l. The ordinary modo of process in civil
Aro tho people of this country actuated c"''f' '". x rovoral courls in this flitta,
Iho Minn reeling on rh- L-aur-h of "p wr'' ''"' "r '
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