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AND MIDDLEBURY FEOPLE 'S PRESS.
II. BELL, Editor and Proprielor.
MIDDLEBURY, VERMONT. WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 3, 184
VOL. VIII.-NO. 35.
TIIE NORTHEIIN GALAXY,
u PUDLI5HKD EVfXr WKDSESDAY MOR5I5C
IS stewart's BL'ILDIXG,
BY J. COBB JR.
et nnoM all oitnr.ns roit riuxTiKO
Ofevcrv dcscription will bc neatly and
fishiunably exccutcd, at sliort noticc.
TKIOIS OK EIGI1TII VOLUME.
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Jliil ubacribera. . . 2 00
InJniJoals and Companiea bo takc at the office
l'73orl'o0 cents ifpaii in six moiiths.
j0.t t.ikc of Poslridcrs . . .2 00
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$o papers discontinued uutil arrearages are paid '
ewcpl attlie option ofllie proprielor. No pajtuci t ,
to &irnersalloed cxcept ordcred bv tli proprie. j
Allcomm'inicationsraustbe adilrcsscd to tlieed- ,
itor Post I'aiu
1 j?lrct iF.irn.iar.
IiT IMSIIMAS. j
I,nlv C. was ahcautiful woman, but La- I
flv C. was an cxtravagant woman. Shc was 1
stili singlc, tliough rathcrpast cxtreme youth. '
Like imit prctty females, she had looked too
lusli, aud cstintatcd bcr own lovelincss too i
ilcarly, and now shc rcfuscd to bclicvc that
ihe as not as charming as cvcr. So uo :
womlcr slic still rciuaincd unmarricd. i
Ijady V. liad about fivo thonsaud pouiitis 1
in ilio worlJ. Shc owed about forty thou- !
sand pounds; so with all hcr wit and bcauty, j
slir ot into thc Flcet and was likcly to re-
inain thcrc. I
Now in thc tirac I spcak of, cvery lady !
hail bcr hcad drcsscd liy a barbcr; and thc
!arbcr of thc Flcet was thc handsomcst bar
bcr in thc city of London. l'at Philan was
agrcat admircr of thc fair se.t, and w hcrc's
ihe uonder ? Surc l'at was an Irishmnn.
lt was onc vcry Cnc morniu whcii l'hilan
was dri-sins hcr captivating hcad, whcu Iicr
!.idyhTj took it iuto licr miud to talk to him,
and l'at va wcll plcased, for Lady C's tccth
wcrc llic uhitcst, and hcr sinilc tlic brightcst
' ?o you'r not inarried Pat;' says shc.
' Not au inch ! your h7)iior's ladyship says
And would'nt you like to be marricd ?'
asain askcd hc.
'Would a diick swim V
'Is there any onc you'd prcfcr V
May hc Madam,' says hc, ' you niver hcard
of Kalhlcen O'UaUy, dunu ocynnt loneral
le? Hcr father's cousin to O'Donaghcw,
hos own stcward to .Alr. Jliirphy, thc un-dcr-agcnt
to my Lord Kingston, aud '
Huli ." sa s shc, 'sure I don't want to
know ho shc is. l!ut would shc have you
h thin, l'd only wish I'd he nftcr thrying
And n hy don't you V
?ure I'ni toopoori' And Philan hcavcd
a pmdigious sigb.
' Wiuld you likc to be rich 2'
' Docs adog bark V
' If I inakc you rich, will you do as I tcll
' Mille lnurlhers ! your honor, don't bc tan
lalizin a poor boy.
'Indccd, I am not,' said Lady C. ' Solis
tcn. IIow would you likc to marry mc !'
'Ah, thin, my lady, I bclicvc thc King of
f!n?-ia hinisclf would bc proud to do that
samc, lavc alonc a poor fcllow lide Pat Phi
lan.' 'Wcll, Philau, if you'll marry mc to-mor-row,
Pll pivc you onc thousaud pounds.'
'Oh! whilabaloo! whilabaloo! surc Pni
ma.l, or cnchautcd by the good pcoplc,' ro:tr
cd l'at, danciug round thc rooui.
I'nt thcrc are conditions,' ays Lady C.
'Aftcr the first day of our nuptials you must
nivcr scc me agaiu, uor claim me for your
'I don't likc that,' says Pat for he had
bcea ogling hcr ladyship most dcspcratcly.
'But, renicmber Katblccn O'Rally. With
thc money Pll givc you, you may go and
'That's thruc,' says hc. 'But thin, the
' 111 nc vcr appcar against you,' says her
ladyship. 'Only reracmber you must takc
an oath ucver to call me your wife aftcr to
morrow, aud nevcr to go telling all the sto
ry.' 'Niver a word I'U say.
' Wcll, thcu, says shc, ' tbcre's ten pounds.
Go aud buy a license, and leave the rcst to
mc;' and thcn she cxjdaincd to him whcre he
was to go, and whcn he was to come anu all
The next day Pat was true to his appoint
mcut and found two gcutlcmen already with
' Ifave you got the license ?' says she.
'Ilere it is, my lady,' savs be; and he cavc
it to her. She hauded it to onc of the gcn
tlcmen, who viewcd it alteruately. Then
calling in her two servants, she turncd to the
gentleman who was reading.
Aud sure cnough in ten minutes Pat Phi
lan was thc husband, the lcgal husbaud of
thc lovcly Lady C.
'That will do,' says she to her new hus
band, as he gavc herahearty kiss; 'that'll
do. Now, sir, givc me my marriage certifi
catc' The old gentlcmau did so, and bow
ing rcspectfully to the five pound notc she
gave lnm, he rctircd with his clerk ; for sure
cnough, I forgot to tell you that he was a
'Go and hring mc the warden,' says my
lady to one of hcr servants.
'Yes, mylady,' says shc; and prcscmly
the warden appeared.
'Will you be good enongh,' said Lady C,
ia a voice that would call a bird off a tree,
'will you be good cnough to send and fetch
me a hackney coach 1 I wish to leave this
' Your ladyship forgets,' replied he ; ' that
you must pay forty thousand pounds before
I can let you go.'
1 1 am a married wpman. You can detain
my husftand but not me.' And she smiled at
1 hdan, who began rather to dislike the ap
pearanceofthings, I'ardon me, my lady, it ii -rell known you
'Itefl you Iam married.'
Whcrc's your husband V '
'Thcrc, sir!' and slic pointed'to the aston
ishcd barbcr; 'thcre he stauds. Ilere is my
marriagc certificatc, which you can peruse' at
your Ieiiurc. My servants yonder were wit
ncsses of tlic ceremony. Now detain me sir,
onc mstant at your pcnl.
The warden was dumb-foundcd. and no
woudcr. 1 oor 1 hilan would have spoken,
but ncithcr party would Iet him. The law-
r party would Iet him. The law- uso. Our own mcchanics and arlisans Montreal 2300 chestt for one house; and
was consulted. The rcsult was will rcccive thc wagcs which havo becn we perceive by a corrcspondent ofthe Ex
TM,;in 1 1i0U.r,.La p- V'as 1frce i P"'1 foreigncrs, and the farmcr will find press that 8001) cbests have been sent to
r ili!,ief ' .C J"SIa1i a an incrcased market for his productions. the port of Hamillon alone. The same
prisoncr for debt to the amount of forty thou
Wcll, sir, for some tiinc Pat thought hc
was iu a dream, and the crcditors thought
thcy wcrc still worse. The following day
thcy hcld a inectiug, and fmding how they
had been tricked, swore they'd detain poor
Patforevcr. i'utastlicy wcll knew that hc
had uothing, and would'nt fcel much shamc
in going tbrough tlic Insolvent Court, thcy
made the best of a had bargain and lct him
Well, you must know, about a wcek after
this, Paddy Philan was sitting hy his little
fire and thinking over the wonderful things
he had sccn, whcn as sure as dcath the post
man hrought him a letter, the first he had ev
cr rcceived, w hich hc took over to a fricnd of
his, one Ilyah a fruitscller, bccause you sce
hc was no grcat haud at reading or writiug,
to dcciphcr for him. Itranthus:
Go to Doncrallc, and marry Katblccn
O'Bclly. The instant the knot is ticd, I ful
fd my promisc to makc you coinfortablc for
lifc. 5ut, as you valuc your life and liberty,
nevcr brcatlic a sylablc of wliat uas passcu,
Itcmcmberyouriu my powcr, ifyou tcll your
story. Thc moncy wdl bc paid to you, di- uls been arrcsteli ami at the last accounts groceries gencrally are sold in this city for
rcctlyyou mclosc me your marriagc ccrtifi- ;n lhe ,m,,St al No;v York. The ' the same dcstination. Boforo long, a steam
neV, Se" yU 7 10U" PrCSC r ' X" Mny' f New York, and the authorities er will probably run to to lhe head of M isis
tllll hnnnv ,v i Ui, n't Iin ofnrt novt
Didn't hc start ncxt
day for Cork, nnd didn't he marry Katblccn,
and touch a thousand ounds .' Surc hc did.
Aud, what is morc, hc took a cottagc, which
pcrhnps you kuow, not a hundrcd milcs from
Itrufliu, iu thc county of Limcrick ; aud, i'fax
hc forgot his first wife clcan cutircly, and ncv
ver told any ono but niysclf, undcr the prom
ise of sccrccy, the story of his 'Flcet "ilar-i
Anti-Masonry andMr. Clay. Thc follow
ing lettcr from Mr. Clay to a gentlcmau in
Lancaster, Pa., will bc rcad with iutcrcst :
AsitLAsn, 2oth Nov., 1843.
Dear Sir I have duly rcceived your let
tcr, rcqucsting me at thc instaucc of scvcral
rcspectablc gentlcmcn ofthc Anti-JIasonic
party iu Pcnnsylvania, to state what are my
existiug rclatious to Frce-Ttlasonry.
I cntcrtain grcat repugnance to appcaring
before thc public at all, on any subject, aud
cspecially upon which, accordiugtomy bum
blc apjirchcusion, is not ncccssarily connect
ed with the admiuistratiou of the General
Govcrnmcnt; but the rcspcctful terms in
which you have bccn plcased to addrcss mc,
and thc conscicutious niotivc by which I prc
suuic you to bc nctuatcd, cntiUc you to a
frank and full inquiry contained iu your let
tcr; and I now have thc plcasure of accor
dingly tranmittingsuch an answcr.
I hccainc a "ilason in carly life from youth
ful curiosity and a social dispositiou. But I
nevcr had any tastc for or was much skillcd
in the mysterics of the Ordcr. All thc pro
fessed objccts ofthc Iustitutionas dcvelopcd
to mc (and I knew no other) were charitahlo
and bcucvolcnt. I nevcr did coutract, and
nevcr would have contracted, any obligations
whatcver inconipatiblc with my duty to my
country or to socicty. I have always rcgar
ded the Coustitution and Laws of thelandas
suprcmc, and my obligations and dutics to
iny country as paramouut to all carthly ob
ligations and dutcs.
Ofiicial cviilence of my retircmcnt from
the Lodgc upwards of niiictccn ycars ago,
has bccn publishcd ; aud I have not siuco
bccn a mcinhcr ofany Lodgc, uor hcld any
ofiice, placc or appoiutincnt of anj- kiud in
the Iustitutiou. Nor do I bclicvc that I could
tiioii my own knoulcdgc or recollcctiou of
its ritcs and cercnionics, obtain admission, at
this time, iu any Lodge of any degrce what
cver. I nevcr iu my life voted for or support
cd any niau, for any civil or military or oth
er appoiutincnt undcr Govcrnmcnt, bccause
he wasaJlason; nor against any man bc
cause he was not a Mason. In 1825 I votcd
for Mr. Adams, as Presidcnt of the Unitcd
Statcs, althotigh as I have tindcrstood, he
was not a Mason; aud against Gcu. Andrew
Jackson, notwithstaudiug he was a distin
guishcd mcmber of that Ordcr; butitis prop
cr to state that I was not at all iufluenced by
that fact. Among my most deterniiucd po
litical opponcnts in Kentucky are Masons,
who now or latcly hcld, according to the
newsnancrs. cmincnt stations in thc Lodce.
. . - i.-
Such is a faitbful account of my relations
Aasonry. an.institulion which has com-
prised some of the most cminent menofour.nl the ;nternienl
country, ueau anu liviug. 1 pirauiuc iuui
thc cxnerieuce of many men has been, like
my own, that as we advancc in life, wccease
to takc any iutcrest in attending such institu
tutions. In the sentimcnts of Iove of country, of
obcdicnce to its laws, of acknowledgemcut
of their paramount obligation, and of devo-j
uuu iu our rree lnsiuuuuus, uy an
ought to be, and I understand Anti-3asons
are auimatcd, I most hcartily and cordially
With great respect, I am your ob't scrv't.
E. C. Reioart, Esq.
Mbslin De Laine. The manufacture
of ths article has becn introduced in this
country with great succcss, and gives as.
surancc of taking an important rank among
tho productions of our industry. Mcssrs.
Jacob Dunnell & Co., who havo always
becn distinguishcd for taste, skill, and ju
dicious cnterprise, havo lately sent to mar
ket some specimens of muslin de laine
which aro pronounced cqual to any im
portcd, and which, when they come to be
submittcd to tho fair and ultimate judges
in such matters, will be found perfectly
satisfactory in tcxture, in ?rilliancy of the
colors, and m tho tasto displaycd in lhe
(.atlcrns. We learn that, at first, Messrs.
Dunnell & Co. importcd the gray cloths ;
i but since a protective duty has been im
posed upon them, which according to thc
Journal of Commerce, should cnhance the
prico to the full amount of the duty, thc
manufacturo has been so much encouragcd
jn thts country that the same quality of
domcstic manufacturc can bo bought chea
pcr than thc foreign, and chcapcr than the
lorcign before thc duly. Thus have lvo
important branclics of industry, iho raan-
ufacluro and thc printing of muslin do
laine, bccn introduced and succcssfully
prosecutcd. We sliall soon bc ablc tosup-
plv ourselves with lhis articlc of cxtcnsivc
nsn. Onr mvn mrrhnnirs .-inn nrlicnns
(Kr Hnnry M. Itagge has been found
guilty of forgery upon the Sevcnth Ward
Iinnk, New York, principally upon the
cvidenco of young Saundcrs. Mrs. Ra"-
ge was discharged.
Ivepoet of yae oechetart of Wit.- corae under tho categor ofsundries. The
The Madisoman of the 13th, contains the dMy on boots and shoes being reduced
report of he Secretary of War, Hon. J. M- fr0m 30 lo 15 per ceut, shops have been
Porter, which fills fcur and a half columns established in Toronto and other towns for
of that papcr. tiiu sale ofAmericau shoes, and a dutv
The rrgular army consists of 716 com- being levied on raw hidcs, at the sam'e
missioned officcrs, 17 military storekeep. tlmo that the dutyon leather has been re
ers, and 7,599 enlisted men, (non com- duced from fifteen lo 7 J per ccat, the bus
missioned officers, artificcrs musicians jnCss of tanning in Canada is ontirely at
and privatcs of dragoons artilcry, infanlry an cnd.and American towns have an en.
and riuVmen.) 40 Seigeants and 250 cn.'tire monopuly of the Canada leather mar.
listed mcn of ordiancc. jkot.
i A leather mcrchant cf this city sells
(KrThu robhery of Pomeroy Co's.
E.xnress sti 1 remains in mvstcrv. Mr.
Copp. in who5e cha-ce tho Express was.'
UCOC I all V wc tic.'ti." iiii 111U31 um.'i
gcnt enquines niicr mu imsaiug jirupenv
The New York Trihuno statcs that " Copp
leit lhe trunk on board thc Steamboat, ou
dcck, whcn he left the boat ! It was the
first time he cver went to the office with
out this money truii!;?'
The amount ofcashin the Evprcss sont
bv the Troy Banks was about S3,
It has bccn suggcslcd thal in tho cvcr.t
of the robbery having been commitlcd by
Mr. Copp, but which noltWlhstanding all
lhe suspiciou3 circumstances altcnding il,
U not certain, might not tho packagcs have
uoer. removed trom tlie trunk and urougnt
nortu irom Sew l'ork., by Uopp orsome
ono clse. a-)d 'cre this bo in Canada
towards which polct wo understand pur
suil has not bccn dircclcd.
FtTCIIBURG Railroad to Kee.ve. Tho
engineers, wo understand, completed the
survey of a railroad to Fitchburgh through
this place to Walpole, yestctday. Tbe
highest grade is a little less than sixtyfeel
lo u inile. Tliey found some difficulty in
sclccting a routo betwcen the valley hcre
and Westmorland, which could be hrought
lo that grade, bul ono was oblained by liy
ing two or ihree, ihat wns not very diffi
cult. Keene Itepublican 13A.
ReFUSALOF ClIKlSTIAN BUKIAL TO TIIE
SON OF A DlSSEJiTlSG Ml-(ISTER. TflO
Lni.don Patriot of Nov. 23 conlains a
long and painful narrative of the conduct of
a clergyman in the city of Wells, whosc
views ofduly, undcr iho circumstancrs
statcd, havo occasioned considerablo cx-
citcment in that ncighborhood. Such
conduct cunnol fail to strenglhcn scctarian
fceling, undcr thc iufluenco of which char
ity rciircs, to deplorc the injurcs inflictcd
on rLligion by a few of its ministcrs, who
think they do setvice by throwing com
bustibles on lhe flame which is kindled by
bigotry, and kcpt alive by strife. The
following is an abridgcd account of this
sad cxhibition of ecclcsiaslical intolcr
ancc : "On tho 19th itist, dicd in the
city of Wells, Mr. II. Crossman, (son of
lhe Rev, II. Crossman, Zfnptisl minister.)
On the -following day, a ciergyman of tho
parishcalled, Uiisolicilcd, on Mrs. Cross
man, (her husband being from home,) and '
inquiredif hcr latc son had been baptised.l
On recc.v.ng a rrply ,., the npgalive, he
rejomcd,' ihen lcannot bury him. Jn
rmy opinion, baptum,
according to thei.
ntes of the t,slab!.shed Ohurch. is nccess-
arytosalvation.'.ln apphcation was, on
lhe subsequent day. made to inter the bod-i!
v in lhn cburchvnrd wilhoul the usual ser-1
J . 7 "j . --
vice. rermission was given, but on the
l. , ,. ,w
: strlct understanding that no one would be
al!owod t0 pet(oT any servIce whatever
facts soon bo-
came public, when ihe indignation of lhe.
nniirnhnrlinnrl ivns ntpnUnnn nnn Inp i or. I
neighborhood was awakcncd, and the cler
gyman, even among his own friends, loud
The day appoiuted for tho funeral ar
rived. At an carly hour an unusual ex
citement was apparent, and public sym
paihy with the bereavcd kignificantly cx
pressed by many of the lcading tradcsmrn
keeping up tho shutters to iheirshop win
dons, and by hundrcds crowding the streets
conversin on the indecency of the ofore
mcntioncd rcfusal. At lenglh lhe funeral
proccssion appcard, preccded by tho Rev.
J. Chapman Davie, independcnt minister
of Wells, and followed by tho bereaycd
parents and family. and nearly a thousand
ofthe inhabitanls, whoallproceeded tolheiecu"vo clemency,
Baptist chapel, whero an impressivc ser.
vico wasconducted by Mr. Uavis;atlhc
closc of which the procession movcd off for
the church yard, and increascd in num
bers as itpassed from street to strcet.
When it entercd iho burial-ground, with.
out eilher clergjman or beil lo brake the
silence. a fecliug that words fail to des
cribe was cxpressed in almost every coun
tenance. At the gravo itself, as lhe coffin
was lowered, thc stillness was awful the
partly suppressed sighs and tears of the be.
reaved parents alone being audible. The
crowd of attecndents was signaliscd by a
seriousness of deporlmcnt seldom witne
ed when such companies are gethercd to-
gether on funeral occasicns
Not a man
seeraed disposcd to desert the mourners,'One cf the letters says, "the emigrants
until they had been respectfully accompan- passed this place some time ago, pretty
ied back again to tbeir dffojling." well worn out, and quite scarce of proyU'
Tkade of the United States wmi
Canada. By theHnew Provincial larifT.
the duty on tea entering Canada from ihe
Umted Statcs, is reduced to 2 pence per
1b. on certain qualilies. This gives our
own merchants lhe enttrebusinessof sup-
plvins Canada with tea. Ono of our for-
warding merchants recently sent up to
IWnntrp! 2."inn ftiocia fnp niiM hnnco.nn.1
wnter observes that thc advantages we de.
vo irora me new Uanaaian lantl, areby
? me.ans cnfi'.'l to iho Uem of Tea; a
!ucrat've ,ra.de w now carr,0.d cn ,n Amer
,can domestl? coon, Amertcan manufact-
t uu3 ui nutj, iu lunuw, iu uuuis, suues uuu
i leather, and the lliousand and ono other
iicms of domestic
'frrfiinfr .ir' which
'sevoral hundrcd thousand dollars wotth of
ieallier to uanada merchants every year
and a large amount of tobacco, teas, and
E. from Lake Champlain, into lhe Eas
- .. --
tern Townships of Canada. This will
greatly faciliatc our tradc with that scction
of country, which is very ferlile nnd lap
idly fillinc up. The country about Lake
Mcmphregog is also remarkably product f
ivc ; and its whole tradc could be sccurcd
by tho merchants of ibis city with little efF- J
orl. A portion of it is now cnjoyed by I
i uriland and isoston, the remainder by llio
merchants of Troy and Montreal.
FiTcun'jnG Railhoad. The balance of
thc stock of this company has been lakcn
within the last fcw days. The subscripl
ion books are closed, and the stock is at
a premium. The present capital, which
is betwcen $900,000 and 31,000,000, with
the surplus lands of lhe company, aro un
dcrstood lo be amplc lo carry it through
lo Fitchburg, without any load whatov.
The cars will commcnco running to wa
tertown, West Cambridgo and Waltham,
ncxt Weducsday. Boston Courier.
Healtii of Mr Adams. Wcare pain
cd to Icarn, from scvcral sourccs, that, tho'
tho vcncrablo and rcvcrcd man whose
namc commcnccs this paragraph has becn
in his scat in Congrcss every day of tho
scssion,yct his health is in a very delicato
condttion. Wo sinccrcly hope that nb
rigid scnscof public duty will lead him to
any unncccssary exposute or extraordina
ry fatiguc. We have not tho Ieast doubt
that thc cntirc dclcgation from our State,
of whatcver party thcy may be, will unite
in their cflbrts (o lighlcn his burdcns, and
to rcndcr his situatiou as comfortablc as
it can bc madc. Ilis life has bccn, and
still contitiucs to bc, too valuablo to thc
counkyto bc lighlly thrown away. Wo
ardently hope he may be sparcd to us
yct many ycars. Tho corrcspondent of
the New-York Express thus speaks of him:
' Mr. Adams has bccn cxcuscd by the
House of Represcntativcs, from serving
upon tho Committcc on Manufaclurcs.'and
I was gricved to henr Mr. Adams saylhat
the delicato state of his health, which hc
had no hope would improvc.promptrd him
In mnUn tliiq mntinn. Mr. Adams. tho
cvcry day in his scat in thc House, and I
A has . - k m, dav
evcrvday attcntivc to all lns dutics as a
. h rclurncd from the West. The!
. nleasur0 and instruction ho contri-
,(1 , othrs nd th cons(ant evDOSar0
!f a coj autumni ;
c is to be fearcd have
nnrminntillir nfTnrfpfl blQ linnlfl, Tn BPfl
' e n cll-i, .;m ,: nnn
. ,i t t..
the hcarts ol all men, you have only to
'OUU lllt. uailia lll iiia acui ui iiiu 1m uusu ,
I . nj ,. .. i.:m nc . nni
d and oung iner 1. not only
the Mastcr of the Legislative asscmbly,
but ono of tho four surviving ralhcrs ot
,he R ubIic.
' May hc livc longcr than I havo limc to
tcll his greatncss.' Yours."
A female to be nANGED. Martha
Brown has bccn found guilty, at Pickcns,
S. C, of the murdcr of her husband. and
sentcnccd to death in January next. Ue
was shot while lying in bed at night, and
it was supposed thc gun or pistol was intro
duced through a crack within a few inch.
cs of his hcad. Prcvious quarrels and
Ihreats on the part of theife were prov
cd.and these.with her croancton Ihe night
of the murder, satisfied many of hcr guilt.
A potition is m circuiation praying me ex.
Moke of tiie Oregos News. The
mcn whose arrival at St. Louis we an
noucced on Friday hrought intclligcnce
from lhe U. S. Surveying Expcdition in
Orcgon, undcr Licut. Freemont, to Col.
Bcnton, the senator for Missouri, now is
The sufiering from want of provisions
which the men endured, was owing to the
drafts for money not being met at S t Louis.
There were two drafts, one of 8451, and
the other of 80, for which there was no
public money, and which were met by the
nrivate monev of an Irish centleman. The
Rritifth nt Fnrt Hnll. sold them an ox for
I one hundrcd and seventv-five dollars
ions. The Indians on the Columbia are
becoming troublesome, and are supposcd
to bc incitcd to acts of violencc by some
pcrson or pcrsons yot unknown. They
have already bumcd Dr. Vhitman's mill,
and I fearit is not thc last spark Ihat will
be kindled in thc scttlcmcnt and occupa
tion of that (cnitory. The Iludson Bay
Company are making improvcment, and
pushing their busincss with greater cncrgy
than usual, Dr. McLaughlin is laying
out towns, and selling lots on the Wallu
inctte. This is tho report. So you see
hc is in advancc of Dr. Linn and his bill.
Pins Home-made. The new TarifTim.
poscd for the first time a dccidedly Protcc
tive duty on Pins, cqual to 50 per cent.
Thcrc wcrc but two pin making csiublish
mcnts in the country when that law was
passcd, cach of which had bccn carried
on for ycars without making a singlc dc
vidend one ccrtainly had made nonc.
Since thcn, this conccrn has paid its first
dividcnd of 2i per ccnt the solc rcturn
on a nine ycars' invcstmcnt and is now
dnving a good busincss, and Iikely to do
wcll. It ts selling Pins fifteen per cent,
chcapcr than they wcrc sold before this Ta
riff was adoptcd, and making a vastly su.
The averago pncc is G5 ccnts a pound
or pack, containing 2,500 to 5,000 pins.
Duty, 8 cents pcr thousand pins. Scvcral
new cstablishmcntsaro now going forward.
and we have no doubt that pins will bc 10 ,
pcr cent. chcapcr yct within two ycars it
tho present TarifTis sustaincd. Thc wa
gcs of thc workmen have been incrcased
sinco tho TarifT passcd, and a grcat many
morc have bccn set at work. Tho manu-1
facturcrs are daily Icarning to cconotnizc ;
in materials and proccsscs, and can scll
chcap bccause thcy have a surc, adcqnato j
and stcady market irioune.
Taiuff Glass TuMntEKS. This coun
try formcrly importcd most of hcr glass
ware, among tho rcsl, tho cheap, cominon j
tutnblerTrom Gcrmany, at a cost of50,
44, 41, and at the lowcst 37 ccnts a doz
cn. This was thought tho lowcst price
the importcrs dcclaring that they hrought
them mcrcly to fill up their cargocs and
wercsatisfied to make barely frcight on
them, as thcy were sure sale.
Tho newTariff imposed a hcavy duty
on tumblcrs ten cents a pound and now
our own people wero cncouragcd to at
tempt making them. Tho rcsult already
is that thcy arc now selling thcse same
tumblcrs at twenly ieven and a half cents
a dozcn lower than cver befoic. This
is ono of tho articles on which, according
to lhe Frce Tradcrs, tho Whig TarifT has
taxed our pcople fifty to a hundrcd pcr
ccnt ! la.
Report of the Secretary or War. Tho
rcgular army consists of 710 commission
cd officers, 17 military storekccpers, 40
scrgcants, 7590 privatcs, 350 enlisted in
ordnancc total SG13. Thc U. S. aro di
vidcdintoO military dcpartments- 1
West Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louis.
iana, Tcnncssee and Kentucky, contain
ing 7 posts garriioncd with 9G3 mcn ; Brc
vct Brig. Gcn. Arbuckle, coinmander. 2.
Embracing the country west of lhe Miss
issippi, north of Louisiana and Tcxas of
thc 37lh degrce of north latitudc ; 4 posts
two only supplicd, with 493 mcn ; Bre
vct Brig. Gcn. Taylor, commandcr. 3.
Embracing Missouri (abovo 370) Illinois
and part of Wisconsin ; 7 posts. 2137
mcn ; Brcvct Maj. Gcn. Gaines, comrnan
der. 4. Embracing Ohio, Indinna, Mich
igan, tho east part of Wisconsin and thc
Indian country north ; 5 posts, 090 mcn ;
Brcvct Brig. Gcn. Brady.conimandcr. 5.
mont.New Jcrscy.Conneclicut and Rhodc
l.ln.l . to nnfs- l.ri34 men : Brir. Gcn.
iji'i"" , - j " 1 ' - - o
Wool, coinmander. 6. Embracing Mass
achusctts. New Hampshirc and Maine ; 4
posts, 403 men ; Col. Cranc, commandcr.
7. Embracing Delav.arc, Mary'and nnd
Virginia ; 3 posts, 001 men ; Col. Wal
bach, commandcr. 8. Embracing tho Car
olinas and Georgia ; 0 posts, 523 men ;
Brevet Brig. Gcn. Armistead.commander.
9. Embracing East and Middlo Florida;
3 posts, 623 mcn; Brcvct Brig. Gcn.
Worth, commander. Maj Gen. Scott is
commandcr of the army.
Among tho rccommendations of thc
Secretary aro the following : to rcstore one
Inspector General, which office was abol
ished, by tho act of the last Congre&s rc
ducing the army ; to remount Ihe 2d icgN
mcnt of dragoons ; and to mako further
provisions against ducjling in Ihe army.
The estimates for the ncxt ycar aro ncar
ly 8100,000 lcss than last year. A canal
from Lake Huron to Lake Supcrior, so as
ir. nxrmit ttin nnviration of Iho latter. is
recommcnded tho cstimatcd cost being
only S100.000. Thecontinualion ot Ibe
survcys ofthc country to thc Rocky Moun
lains, for a linc of military post, and the
making of a road for the emigrants to Gr
oton, are also recommcnded. A Nalional
fifi.nrfrv in mst cannon. 5ic. is urced : and
also measurcs to protcct thc lead mines
south ot iakc oupcnor. uur inaian rc
renortcd favorablv : a revision
of tho sysfem of annuities, and further
provisions to prevcnt tne sato oi arucni
spirits to the Indians, are suggested. The
nnmbpr of nensioners. dncludinjr widows.)
for revolutionary serviccs, is 21,004. A
new building tor lhe war iiepanmcni ai
Washington is again asked for.
The Navy Depattmcnl. Thc report of
the Secretary of the Navy rcprcsents the
Navy at the present time as consisting of
tho following numbcr and dcscription of
vessels: Ono ship of 120 guns; nine
ships of the Iine of 00 guns cach ; one
r,n nf fi2 iruns : twelve 52 cun fritrates :
ono 50 gun frigato ; two 47 gun frigatcs ;
elevcn nrst ciass sioopes oi war oi z guns
cach ; three 22 gun sloops ; fivo 10 gun
sloops : two sloops for store ships, 6 guns
i cach. There nre also four first class 6loops
on tho stocks ready for launching. Elcv.
cn 10 gun brigs and schooners ; thrccditto
usedasstorcshins.nnd 1 for a rcccivin!.
vessel -it lnarleslon. i ne sleamsnin Mis-:
. n. '. ..
tho Princelon (Ericsson propcllcr) of 12
gurisj the Union of 4 guns, with Hunters
submergcd whecls, the Poinactt of 2 guns.
and an iron stcamer, thc Michigan, of 6
gun3, ncarly ready lo launch on Lake
Erio. Thcre aro Iikcwfse four small
schooners cmploycd as packcts or receiv
ing vcsscls. In all, aeventysix vessels of
the vanous dcjcnptions.
inelrurtinna havn becn fiven for bnildinrr
six sloops of war of lhe largcst class, two
of which have bccn launchcd, and Ihc olh.
crs aro ncarly ready. Dctailcd informa.
tion is given conccrning the cmploj'inent
of iho ships of tho various squadrons.
Two war sleamers, with submergcd pro
pcllcrs, the Union and tho Princcton, have
bccn launched. Valuablo improvemcnts
have becn made in scvcral of tho Navy
For tho scrvicc of the next ycar, the
employmc'nt of tho following force is pro
" For the homc squadron, ihreo frigatcs.
six sloops, two steamcrs, nnd five brigs and
schooners, making in all sixtcen vcsscls.
For Iho Meditcrranean, thrcc frigatcs,four
sloops, one brig. and one storeship nine
vcsscls. For lhe coast of Africn, four
sloops, two brigs or schooners, and ono
storeship scven vessels. For lhe coast
of Urazil, two fngates. llirco sloops, ono
brir, and ono store-ship scvcn vcsscls.
"' . ... . . f
ror lhe l'acitic, tnrce irigaies, luur sioops,
i t i . i ..u:..
- 1 - I
two brigs or bchooncrs.and onstorc-shij
tcn vcsscls. For lhe East lndies, two
frigatcs, two sloops. onc brig, and onc
9tnri.s)nn kiv vcsscls. ror tlic Lakes
oncsteamer, For spccial scrvice, iho stea
mcrs Mississippi. Princcton nnd Union,
and the iron stcamer now buildins.nt the
Navy Yard, Washington.
' This increascd force sccms to be call
cd for, to afiord adcquale protection to our
national intercsts,cmbarkcd in our increas
cd and growiug commerce on the distant
In lack of funJs many workmen have
been discharged. Thc cstimutc from lhe
Burcau of Ordnancc and Hydrography is
$320,000 more than the sum as,l:cd for at
ycar. Of this, $100,000 nre to pay out
slanding conlracts. In tho Burean of
Yards and Docks thc cstimatc is $130,000
over that of last ycar. The Secretary re
commcnds a modification of lhe ration.so
as to dhpense itihh. lhe use ot ardent spir
its. The narrativo of tho Exploring Ex
pcdilion preparcd by Commandcr ilkins,
will bo ready for the press previous to
March ncxt. Addilional clcrks aro askcd
for in Ihc difTcrcnt Bureaus of the Dtpart
mcnt. MEETING OF TIIE HARTFORD
Wc arc happy in speaking of the favor
ablc auspiccs undcr which the Club com
mcnced its public carcer, last cvening.
Union Hall exhibited an appearance which
promiscs the rckindling of thc old Whig
fircs iu the coniing clections. The Ball of
1840. is again in niotion, and the Whigs
of Hartford will do their part in rolling it
across the country.
Aftcr some preliminary proceedings, thc
1 i . t ,i:
rresiilcnt announccu as uicitauuii; i;j....i -
cr of the evcning, the Hon. Mr. Ellsworth,
who coinmcnccd by cnrolling hisname as
a membcr of the Association, which lie
was happv to tind haU hccn ncre organi
I, to ai'd in the triumph of sound Whig
aciplcs, and in the clection ofthe great
i,i.. .imin nf ibf 11 pst. Hc
lliu Iiuuili amiwni.i. - j uiiaill uiwij 1 '
rcmarkcd that thc great trial will bc had tjie re5Ut to mc. I would lliercforc pro
bctween only three prominent representa- j pOSC that you do thc same with your sub
.: i-.i;(r,y,i JntoroUj Mr. Calhoun. I :. ,i ,. ....I.IUI, ihn rnsultof thc thrce
;.., r,r,i;frprpnt intnrests. Mr. Calhoun
Mr. Van Burcn and Mr. Clay. Thcre will
be no other banuer in the breezc. The
forces will not be distracted by any Tyler
flag upon the presidcntial batllc field. Mr.
i?iic..-nrtli brirflv and elonuentlv reviewed
thc prominent traits in the charactcrs of
the three grcat leauers, inc uuniiimo,
disorganizing and revolutionary charactcr
ofMr. Calhoun's public history.thejesuit
ical and dctcstable course of Mr. Van Bu
ren which had brought on him the signal
and trem cndous popular condcmnation in
1810, and the brilliant and noble outline
of a great Statesman, and the deeds of lofty
patriotism corabined in the charactcr and
public history of Mr. Clay We have not
room to tlo more than merely allude to his
principal topics. His positions were cn
forced with point and cloquence, and wel
comed with applause. AVe shall spcak of
his addrcss farther in our ncxt number.
SIMULMANEOUS WHIG MEETING S
ON AVASIIINGTON'S BIRTII DAY.
A lettcr from an eminent Whig in Phila
delphia requests us to endorse and urge the
1 .2 .i.,l tbp late Whic ftleet-
proposiuon au""-u j - o
laAa that City of Stmultantous -Vet'mffJ of
the If higs in ctery Ssiaie, oumy iu -"""'
on lhe 22i day of Ftbruary next. Wc do
this right hcartily. Ohio.we beheve holds
t... t!,t finnvrntion on that dav, as she did
four yeare before, to opcn the glorious cam-
iaign ol J.tHu; uie nmg wu"--"
:.i4.. ;fn-o m!ial;c not. lield and elec-
tric catherlng at the Capitol, and at many
. . " ' thi. nnll
pomts the nrsi jmpuise was s,c"
, . . i : : .3 TJtli its nrorress.
ultimately knocked down thc strong bulwarks
of Loco-f ocoism. , " -
though more gystematically and fonmdably.
Half amillion Whigs canl.e assemblcd m
their several Counties or Towns if we will,
and the impulse thus given to the movement
will be well nigh irresistibie.
j .u:. r,t,,nllr we must Drenare
JJUI lO UO IIU3 wivv.-"j m .
to rive efficacy to the enthusiasm thus awa-
ffiSf!r3 nSh spolicionthe Sabbath. Na.v,
' high time that the Whig party trere organiziitg
J ettry icheie ly States, Counties, Towuships
. evcn smaller dmsiods. In evcry Town
l i-V,tlnr whprn tlipri nrft tpn hi!r.. or evcll
r .1 . n . V , . .
Kolf tl, nnmlipr t!iPI-l flllfht Ifl llft 9 CIV
Club (by whatever namc you pleasc) beforo
thefirst of Jauuary. If there by btit fitc gcu-
erous, devoted hcarts in it, they will bc wortli
any len as good men who have no organiza-
tiou. Think of this friends ! Bear tcstimo-
ny for us that we have not importuncd you
to organize, or spread documeuts, or mako
any extraordinary efiorts, for thrce years.
We did not think it best that you be wearicd
. . . .1 . e. -vi :
ur ioacu 10 currv mc rccuuL oiuiu iiiuiiuus.
vasi worK to ue none, auu we caa au u.
There are bittcr prejndices against lhe 110-
Itlout QtlHni4ii , ihn laml ti li i Ii nmat ti
dispelled raaUing malevolence which u:u9t
lie foileu. roimcal Aboliuon, as well as L.o-
t" ...:u ,,.,n.a oa-, nn,i -.nA r.,
his distructiou. We must rally stcndy aruund
him, and bear him on to bcneficent victory;
, .1- , i,t. i r
aim to uo 11113 as il snouiu uo uuuc rcuirc9
of onr mauy-colored opponeuts, we must bc
for the strucgle, aud tlien let us unitc in Sim-
vlianeous Irhtg Mccltngs on ine oj tto
INFIRMITIES OF GENIL'S.
It scenis, uowadays, as if, thc wiser .1
man becomcs by cxpericnce, opporttmily,
aud study, the morc likc a duiice hciscx
pectcd to speak, write and act. Shak
speare, dcscribing a phrenzied poet, says
he 'sces morc dcvils than a vast hcll can
hold,' and there was inuch niore trutli
than poetry in the linc. Yct not more,
WIlUll UJIJlIV,u IU ...u.. - "
crn divincs, cditors, polilical tcachers,
iearned blacksmiths," and thc likc. For
; ,jICSC ja..s tus 0f phrcnzy docs
rcally secm " thc very error or the mooii."
And apropos ofthe moon. Itturnsout
that that most lcarncd of Mulcibers, thc
really talcntcd Burritt, whosc lectures on
most topics have been considcrcd sensiblc
and improving, lias bccomc one of tho
Animal Maguelisers, and swallows clair.
toyanc; as a boa-constrictor docs sheep,
whole. If wo can crcdit that a recently
publishcd letter, allribulcd to him and ad
drcssed to Le Itoy Sunderland, is not a
hoax or a forgery, Mr. Burritt is rcally cn
Taced in Tunning down anotion of his own
that it is perfectly practicablc to asccrtain
by clairroytince, the language spokcn by
thc iuhabitants of the moon !
Ilere is an extract; and lct thc uncrack
cd rcader say whether any thing more ri
difulously absurd was cvcr v.rittcn, or
cTca imagincd or conccived.
" A fcw months ago I rcccircd a ccm
inunication from a gentleman rrsiding iu
a remotc part of the stalc, o! this cflect.
Ile had sent a lad. in thc chirro.-tml state,
to the moon wherc he had made many
discoverics with regard lo the iuhabitants.
&.C. Having found his way into a build
ing rcsembling a bdiool house, hc detect
ed'a book, which upon the opcning hc wns
unable to rcad. At thc rcqucst of thc
magnclizcr he copicd ofi twenty-cight wcll
(Xrmfil rb.ir.ir.ters. as difTcrcut from each
other as the Icttcrs in our alphabct. Thcsc
were lorwarucu lo mc to comparu mm mu
charactcrs cmploycd in the Oriental Ian-
guagcs. A fcw wccks auerwarus x ru-
ceiTCd anotiier icttcr irom tnc genucniaii,
containing the rcsults of another tour of
discovcry. The lad saw things more dcf-
i initciy uns mni, i"ui8 "
nl0numciit and a mctalic horn. Upon the
j m0iiuiiicni was an inscription, writtcn in
initcly this time, anu toos urawings oi a
, t,e vcry charactcr'si, which thc boy lound
i-l ., i .1. T 1 . - ...rftfon tn tnf
gentleman, rcquesling him to begin a new
lCTC3 of cxpcriincnts upon thc moon, sim-
..i. .,oi,. Atr Sbrnlicril. and scnd
ii:it, iuiu iw i,......-.
J . . i i 1.1 ,l.nvn I.. a tnl nirr
scnes logeincr, mhuuu "". -correspondcnce.
The coursc I have prt
posed for Mr. S. and the other gentlcmau
was, to take their subjccts to the nr rthcast
side ofthc moon, Iet them procccd through
to the southwcst side, thcn from the west
to thc southeast, from north to thc south,
and from east to west, describing what
they saw, as would be natural to a travel
ler iourncying through a new country.
When each ofthc thrce subjects has becn
gonc through in the above order, it might
be of grcat interest to compare notes on
the moon. .
The " Iearned blacksmith" had belter
return to hi3 anvil, unlcss he can extract
something morc sensiblc than this from
the forgc'of his bram. "Too much Icarn
inT hath made him mad."
'While Mr. Burritt is thus clairvoirmg
tu. ,nn Atr fiarr'it Smith f a New York
philosopher of somerenown,) is setting-up
as a aauDatn-oay preacuci uhjvuu
i:: tt. rprv r.ealous in this
Ullliuiiiam. i.v. .w.j
pursuit, and is impclled, he intimates, to
prosecute it Dy a stringeni v
He is of opinion that so long as preachers
will not, he " must" do this. He has no
time but Sunday to uo u m, a"
, r. c Moantiinp. hoWCVCr,
uo ii on ouuunjf. ... -
but Mr. Smith shall speak for lumsclt
in an extract rrom one oi ms o
" The apprehension Is oflcn exprcsscd,
that my preaching of politics on thc Sab
bathis opening awide door for the most
pcrnicious conscquences. I frankly cou
r i., cmrn nnnrrlipnsion exists in my
, L1IU, duw. -
own brcasU I have a painful fcar, th.it
persons, cven less ju man myscu , u..n. ...
head and heart, may, prorapted by my cx
ample and their zeal for the slave, sct
about preacning ann-si;ij ....
the Sabbath. Nererthcless, with all tlns
hazard before my eyes, I must conimue t