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timph, !n tho cnnsuramation of a mcasure
upculyat war wiih evcry grcat practical
ii.ltrrsl of tho community. And lo this
wnuid be added, by a natural arid neccss
tirv connexion, all that long train ofcon.
genial abucs hich so ingloriously illus
linteil the cra offllr. Van liurcn's former
ndiriinislralion mulliplied schemcs (or
extoiid.n" Executive power nnd Presiden
lial patrnnagc ; profuse nnd profl'ga'e vx'
npiidiiures of nublic monev ; the impunily
onb pruleclion of mithless public ofiicers,
purchased by the merit of thcir parly ser
vices ; a new brood of dcf.iullers of the
Iloyts and tlio llarriscs a racetho ertiro
disnppearance of which 1840 is one of the
Dfoudest nroofs of the iuslice and neccsiiy
of the change the:i decre id by the voice
ofthe peopie. But it cro vain to nttempt
jmera'ion of the lccming abuses ir.al
-veratti-nd ihc fundament I hercsy af Mr. i
Van Burcn's poliiical sysiem, which, in.
stcad of rccardini covernment ns a high
and holy trusl for tlio good of llie ccun'ry,
sces in it oolhing but ajob to be ndrrinis
lered for tho bonefit of a parly. ofwhich the
Presi J( nt is ihe head and grand ahnon-
Now. I wou!d ask, what is thern to bo i
npprehended from iMr. Clay's elcction,
x!ii .!i oughl to have the wcighl ofa feathcr
in t..c sea!c, when comnnrod with iho fatnl
aid dcstrurtivc evils, pnisoning the viia!
Htmontsofrcpublican froi-dom nnd virlue,
n. ii.. noni;M s,ii:rees ofnational
pn sperity nad i nppiccs, hich we havo ev' ; tho snl.jcct, who has bccn absent for aev
f rvrcnBontobeli' VwouidinevitablvfoIlowicraldaysfrom thecity, and was nt the
She rctcri.tion of Mr. Van Bureu'? Wo ' tiine of Mr. A.'.i report,) askcd, aifd nftcr
tiinll, doiibtScss, hncpa-aHcd bt-rnrc our j some Uelay, omaineu icavo to inaho a
pyef, in slcrtotv-cd horrors, tho old and minority-rcport.
lhreodbaro aprar'ilion of ;h Tartf. the Mr. Clinton of N. Y. then moved to
2?(int, and Dhtriliution. On the suhject ! postpcna the farlhcr considerasion of the
oftho tarifTl do not l.csitato to ay ihat ! subject two wceks, in order to give tiine
iMr. Clavs crccJ, dcveloped in hi3 recent.for tho prc-scnting and considcratton at
letier. h in evcrv rospect ns jusf. as sound, the samo time or 31 r. V. s report. 1 he
and unexc-p'ionible u-. tha: or Jlr. Vail Speaker dccided that Ibis mol.on rcqnired
Uuren. nnd his praclice ii.finilcly be!lcr. only il majority vo e to prcva.I. Mr. Ad
3Ir. Haydidnot voiofor orapprovo tho ams insi.sting ihat, bemg a prcvileged
tarifTof 182S, contincd to nn odious co-, question, it could not be poafporiCd cxccpt
. o . . .... . i-i r .1.
lebrily, undertlia nam(. oftho billolabom- by a two.imrds voio, appcaieu irum un.
inaiion", which Mr. Van Duron nnd his ' dccision. In dehate on tlio appeal and
friends carried by thcir volcs. It is ratlier delay on ntimcrous poin'.s of ordcr, raised
nn uriforlunate "cnincidence, cynsidoring ' apparcnlly to mvo ofT tho question, the
thc professiors of Mr Van Buren, that all morning hour was consumed and lhe np
llir juiiETs which have bcen most com peal undisposed of, nnd the subject Iaid
pl iinud ofin the South owo their cxislenco ovcr a motion of Mr. Brown of la. to
upon thn finlu'.c book to tho votcs of him 1 lay the whole sulijcct on thc table Inving
6clfor liis friends. bccn njcctcd : Yeas 76, Nays 107.
It is no vant of charity, then, but tho j The llouso tlien rcsolvcd inlo Comrnit
rcsult of tho most candid and delibcrato tcc or Iho Whole on the Union (Mr. W'in.
considi ration, wlion I cxpress the decided throp in thc Chair) for the purpose of re
opininn lh.it Mr Clay is for mnre to be re' rernng to tho nppropriato Commitlces thc
l.o 1 upon fur a prncticai ahjuslmenl of this t rcmnir.ing porlions of tho President's mcs
detidte and complex subjpcl, on terms jut sago (nono or which, not having bcen re
and bMisfucloty to all scciions or llie Uni' 1 portcd to tho House, has as yet rcachcd
on, (Inrmonizing their vnrious intcrcsts hy tho Comniittces.)
the go'Jen rule ortnoderalion, which ii, Tlio discussion upon tho rercrence of
thu oiily plcdgo of pcrmnnence nnd stabil' that portion rclaling to tho improvcmcnl
ity in nny arrnnqcment that may bo made.) or the navigation or tho lakca and rivcrs
than Van Buren. The wise nnd lcm' or tho West, was rcsumed and continucd
per.itu ppifit so strikingly e.thibilcd in his through tho day. nlr. U cller made a
jctlers which have been rcccntly given to grcatcr display or demagogucism and ro
tho p'jbiic, sustnined by his wc'.l knnwn in- domnntadc than usual cvcd, advocating
fl:itri.ce ttit'n his fricnds.and his own high tho rcfcrcnco to a Sclect Commiltce, urg
uni'instioned charictcr Tor rrankncss nnd ing appropriations Tor the Wcstern waters,
do'ision, U a ciiarnnty whicli no porticn vaunting at tho same tiine, or thcir scru
oflbe nntion will lightly regard. pulous veneration for justice and equity in
Wiih rcspcct to tlio Bnnk, ifllio country their distribution among tho Bcvcral por
nhhV. be rcduccd to a choice be'.wecn iho lions or the cnuntry. &c.
odiousand grinding ?ub-Trcasury schcmn ' Jlr. Barnaid rcpelled tho impulations or
ond n Naiior.al Insiiiution of Financr, ' cnmity to Wcstern interests, mnintnining
nropeilv cuardud naainst ahu?o bv iho thcir iniportance, and Torciblv urging tho
jtn!"us rcs'rictions t.rils charactcr, as v.e'.!
sshy n vicilant pubiio supcrvision ar.u
con'.iol, I do not bclieve that the sober of the navigation of tho Hudson, &c. ! South, disavOwing it for his own State aud
j'l'lctnent oflho pcople. under thc prcssure Without aclion,tho Committeo rosc,and for all the South, as far as he was acquaiutcd
of mcli an allcrnative, would find any tho House adjourncd. ) with their views. Thcir attachment to the
catue of quarrcl agninst ihose who, free In Scnate, after tho prcsentalion or pe Uuion "crcw with thcir growth and strcngth
from consiitulioniil' difflcuhies onthesub-' titions, sevcral or which nsked n reduction cucd with their streuj;tli."
jfci,Wdgo forlholatler.inprcrerence r postagc and tho adoplion or a rcsolu- f'10 8U,,J?" la'' ?y
J , - " , , , t. r i . r .. . oftbe morniui hour, aml the dcbate with rcr-
...tho rormer. Andas lo iho Dislnbulion lion or a rcsohition or inq.ury. crcncc ,o iln " cmens of Western naviga-
or tho procceds or tbe PubUc Lands that , Mr. Evans, from thc I-inance J-"mmtt- tion WM resumeJ ; Committee and conUn-
clnnds ncccssarily and cyider.tly adjourned, (CC) rcported on the bill of Mr. .McUuflie ueJ ny ir jamcson 0f ji0. duriuj: his hour.
os n jiractical queslion. until tho revenuoi ror lhe rcdnction or the TarilF a rcsoluticn The Committee then rosc and tho House
oftbe oaiion, compared wiih its cspcndi (or the majority or the Committee) that adjourncd.
-lurrs nnd cngagsmonts, shall bo in every tho bill boing a revcnuo bill could not un-l ,
liHeicn! siluutinn from ihat in which they dcr the Constitution originatc in Iho Sen. j .. , , . ,
.... , . . ' . . r , . , ,. c ,u ...u:.. Abo httonists c eaily undcntand, and as
nownrc.or likely to be foryrars to come. nte. Tho constderation or the subject . 7 ... .. ,'
A. . , . ' , . . J , j . r j sacredly rccard tho constitutional pewers
JUvown individual opinions on these suli. was nostponcd to Monday ncxt. rn j .u . u . j
jects h.ve been so 0r.en and ful.y .taled . The b II to rerund Gen. Jackson's fine of Congress, as do their treachcrs , and
ilit I necd not repeat thrm berc. What I ' TO rcccived Trom tho House and rererred y know and have aga.n assortl. hat
mean lo say M prrnnt i., that thcso nrc to ,he Committeo on tho Judiciary. i o mre nghlfid authonly lo
issucs ci.lr hvpothctical and spcculative, . AHer an Executive Session, in which it aJ m judgement upon SouthtTn S avtry
orneutralizcdbvrmial and onposinjr con-nnder.tood thnt the nomination ol Mr. thantt hat to legulale for tht AMUvm oj
.Md.-rntioM ontheo.herside. und should
nol divcri tlie mind lor a moment from
thnsc hi"her. and moro urcont ar.d vital
uriions. uhich aro tho truo tests orai
to'iiid and corrcct dccisinn in thc pcnding
Prcsidenlinl elccticn. Those tests I have
nlrcady advi'rtcd to. They nro such as
ji'a insrpartbly conncclcd with thc purity,
cUs.racliV, and prcservaliin orihe Govern-
m-stf iiaclf. and in my humblo judgement,
1 . 1. . :
. " mi. v..
pr-lrniM!s pf Mr. Van liuien.
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As ittleii4i. wo permit oursclves. I
j - i ' r,
r.i uCrZn,t. nnn irom nur nrnnnrlv
by thc old and holloV expcdient orn sense.
lo. and arhiiary aso I'f names. Thnso
who are so prone to ring thc changcsnn
the nomonclaiure or Feiln.i.'"t f nd Repub.
lic.in uould do wcll 1o mnemher !hat they
hive mrn . reading and epouirink mon. lo
T " u T 6 uZ H -P S v
deal wh and not childirn. Try Ir. . Van
Buren dMr. Clay by any tot ocnvcd;
- '5'"7 n J"'ca. p.".
tinh country. or bv the , ud.H o,
Jh.se re.U pnnc.ples l..eh et in l!.a
tions. nnd Mr. Clay stan'U bf-fore tho worlJ
tlv! f.r better Kepublican or the two.
rose out ortho conlrovrSv and war with j
England in 1312, whcr was Mr. Clay
and where uas Mr. Van Uuren ? Mr.!
Clay nal!j:nlly leading tho .Rcpublican '
hosU jn thc Ilouneof Rsprcscntatfves. and
R!i3tnininr the administr.-idon ot Mr.
isnn with all the vncrjiies or his palriotism
and eloqucnco ; Mr. Van Buren uniting
with the Fedcralist ip dcpose that illus
tnous man from prrtvcr. and !o supplant
hu Administmtion 1 Trv them again b'
that standard which Mr, Van Buren him.
bcir, in a most claborato spocch delivered
by tho Scnate orthe United Slalci in 18
23, declarcd to bo the trueand lcgitimatc
Hislinclion bctween tlie Fcderal and Re
pubhcan parties thc ono seeking to cx
lund lhe other to rcstrain Executive pow
er. Tho public have not forgotlen the
virious schpmes so Fcdulouly devised or
Niunten:inccd by Mr. Van Buren during
hc wlwle pefTod of his Administration,
i:iil rHy cxposcd nt the lime, loaugment
Exccti'ivo palronage. ilNcrelion, and p-iw-
er: nnd nothing, 6urelv, his moro emi
uij disunguished the csreer of Mr. J
Clny than his constant and prescrverlng
cfTorts to rostrnin, and to provido new
dikes and Eecnritics ngainst the enlarge
raent of abusivc cxcrcisc of tho powers of
that deparlmcnt of the Government.
I liave Ihus, my dear sir, with the frank
nc33 duo to our relations of fricndahip,
pcrsonal and political, givenyou niy views
on a subject which is soon to ubsorb so
laigo a portion of thepublic attention, and
to which no good citizcn can be indifTer
nnt. I flattcr mysclf they will mcct your
concurrence, and that ofour Kepublican
friends who havo acted with usin ttie iry -
. . : . . . . ' .
insscenes Ihroush which we have passcd :
DU, in anv event. I am sure thov wi!I be
j rece;vej Dy yu with tho kindness and
I cordialitv-, in tho spirit of which I pray
: , t,e;eT0 me, most truly and faithfully.
WAsntscTON, Tucsday, Jan 9. 1844.
liill Uv .Mr. Uean of Ohio.toreduceand
regulnte tlie cnmpensniion oi ineinoera oi
, Congrcss nnd other othcers in llie eervicc
of the United Stalcs.
Tho report of 51 r. Adams on tho rules
or the Ilouso tlien camo up. ur. ise
fChairman of tho Sclect Committeo on
ncccssity likewiso or appropriations ror;
llie bcnelit ot lhe iortli, tlio improvcmcnt
Spcnccr was rcrerrcd. and that 0r MrSlavery mtUe t-rcncU LoIon,es.
Snelhen as Solicitor or tho Gcneral Land '
nmee. rcieeled. tho Scnate adiourncd.
Wasiiikgton, Jan. 10, Wednes'y cvc
1 he llousc lias had a whole budset o
subjects under considcration. without dis-
posing or any or them. The Abolition
debatc remains in slalu quo with only hair
. j -, ...:,!. i
, many addilional signs ot a dclcrminaiion,
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,f possib c, to ki the whole subu-ct by a
1 . Ti i .t-r. r.
coiisumiuion oi uinc,
I do not think it
will succccd, lhou"h tho Southern'nipn or , , . ' , , ,
,, , - , ! ti severelv and unceremoniously denounccd
lhe dominant party in tbe House, are,, , . , . . .
i u- j . 1 bv men c Inimin" to bo nbo itiomsts par ex
crowding, pushing pushing and thrpnlen- Cgence
ing thcir Van Buren allies Trom the North I , ... , . ,
thcrnIIs.idc 'or lhe !
do not bend Ut thu Sou
11.11 Ull CUI lO VI 'Vllll!Ul 1UIII1II.O, 11 lllli
question. K they bend here they w.ll
membcrsof Congrcfs.1 must bclievc, mako
his Abolitioa ent;rcl a ,
. b horse toV,do apnn: Tiloy lailate
their Pro-SIavcry opinions at homo as
much as" tho Abolitionists do their Anti-
I rcn fclalcs. Is
Garnson. i would as soon trust tho
no a o olher, ana ; should not care lo
sco c.lher hold a pos.tion whero they had
soon trust tho
: i t ?t:r tp
Power lo 00 mu?n. """'cl- " oco OI
these men, or thcir ToIIowers, wcro su
premo in ono section or the country, and
the othcr in the othcr, tho Union would
not Inst a ycar. Both are to be cqually
foarod and opposed. As much political
capital is mado at thc South as at tho
North out of thu discussion, and political
Abolilionism is just upon an cquality with
Mr. Adams wns incidentally drawn in
lo discussion to.day, in reply to Mr. A. V.
Hrown, or Tcnn., who takes tho ullra
Soulhern side ot tho qucsuon. l ne mem-
ber from Tcnnesseo arcued that lhe re-l
speclful treatment of Abolition memorialst
would not put an end to Abolition, and as' From tno New Haven Courier.
proof that it would not, he cited genc.-ally ! A.notheb Comet ! Mr, Atwill, Per
the action or tho House at a formcr peri- rnit me to announce through the columns
od upon these memori:ils. Mr. Adams de- of your papcr, the discoicry ofa Comet in
nmil iht in nll tha recent discussion of lhe consteliatioa Orion It was first sem
thi subject that Abolition mcmorials had
been reypcctlully rrxeived by tho House.
He cited the Pickering Resolutions to
provo that they had not. Thoso Rcsqlu
tioni wcnt against tho rcccption of these
REJECTION OF MR. PROFFITT
MR. RIIETT ON THE DISSOLUTION
OF THE UNION, &c. &c.
Thursday, Jan. 11.
House or REmrsp.TATivrs.
Mr Adams's Report on the Rules oftbe
House again carae up ; and Mr. Rhett spoke
at some length and with some warmth, in fa-
vor ol Uie -ist nuie, ana on tne generai sud-
i r,i, n;,i.t Qf Petiiion This richt. as
nnrBnimlm the Constitution. he conteudcd
was nmch misunderstood and much misreo-
resented bj those who clainorcd so much
about ititbeiug an iudividual, and nota
legisiative rignt a ngnt oi me peopie peace-
thcir petitions to Congress, Iiut there cnding,
and thc right of thc Legislature to dispose of
'themas they saw fit, commcncing. With
this nght the 5ilst rule was cousietcnt.
Vhcre tuey oDjccted to Ttuxtt pctitions tne
first step in legislation thc same principle
! would abriJgelhem of all frccdom of action.
He referrcd to tho constant and rontinued
moveuicnts of the Abolitionists in Congrcsa,
and said after the rights of the South had so
long been disrcgarded, and they had submit
ipd to so much injustice, be would not sing
harlleluiahs to the Union. He sbould scorn
himsclf if he could make great prufessions of
rnenuSmp lor it. lt was not lor n man ot
honor or of courajrc, when abused and bis
rights outraged, to talk of the obligations of
fnendslnp or sympatny. lliere was in tne
Soutbern Statea growing up, a dcep, an un
questiouable spirit of hostility to tbe Union.
11c lcnew that therc ivas such a spirit ; nnd
the pcriod might not be far distant whenit
might be necessary for them to lo as their
fathcrs beforc them had done to break a un
ion which brought nothin; with it but dcgra
dation, opprcssion and ruin. They respected
the righu of others and chcrished the Union
if maintained in its purity, but come what
would, union, or no union, they would be
Vn otber Legislatiro buainess of impor-
tance was transICjed.
An Executive ?ession of sorrtS 'encth was
held, in which the nomination of Mr. Prd5t
was rejected by a large votc, as I under-
Saturday, Jan. 13.
The Scnate did not sit to-dar.
Iuthe House, 3Ir Giddings desiredto bring
to the notice of the House, and to rcply to
an article in tbis morniugs's Globc, inipugn-
mg (as hcsaid) nis nonorandintegnty. ihc
article refcrs to the letter or Mr. C. 51. Clay
ou abolition, rcad bv Mr. Giddings at Ober-
lin and uotwithstanding Mr G's. cxpress
deuial and full explauation of the aflairin the
House, afew days since charges him with
wilfully jialiiiing it upou the meeting as from
Hcnrv Clav, &c, o:c.1 Ohicctious were
made to tho explanation, nnd after some con-
versation nnd much coufusiou, a motion of
Mr Schcnck of Ohio, to suspeud the rules so
allow w hat had ncver hcfore been dcnied a
mcmberof the House, hesaid this explaua
tion, was rejected: Yeas 92, Nays 57, (not
Mr Adams's report on the Rules of the
House, with the pcnding motion of Mr Itlack
of Ga., to amcnd tho motion to recommit, by
iustructing thc Committeo to report the 21st
rule, again camc up.
Mr Cobb of Ga. followcd in a similar ar
gumeiit iu refcrcnce to thc 21st rule, thc rigjit
of petition, &c. He disagrced cutircly with
Mr Rhctt that there was a decided and grow-
ing uostuity to tne union in tne couui, cusa
for i.:3 0,vn State aud for all thc
Tho obovo assertion wo bejieve to be
truc lo tho very letter. In iho first place,
an abolitionists is any one who is oppivcd
r to slavery, and is in lavor or its abolition
T If J A l
"0 ,."e" "u " . Xv .1 . J
b'''-"s Wiews thn Congress
h",8n; c0nsI".u"0"3l anlhority lo mturrera
with slavcry in tho scvtral stalcx. And
M- li :r. l A . i t
yct for asserling no mnre than Garrisin
has a sirlcd abave, such ir.cn as John Quin-
4.1 r-:i ii" i -. c i T j
y nu'"" ' . . r "U"BV oau 1 'c"
mat'on n m"s,'nct political part-, Toundcd
, un utiii.aiu 1.1 jr yt i iiiiiua, n luillll U1IIIC1.-
essary m Vermont. Uur btalo Legisla
(ures, and Congress can do nolhing, polili
caliy to remedy the cvil of slavcry in the
several states. Both :ho Whigs and Fan
Burcn or Jackson dcmocrats, in Vermont
can bo made to advocate thc right of peti.
tion and thc Constitulional power of Con
gress to abolish slavery in Iho Disti ict of
Lolumuia. Ihedomestic slave trade bas
no advocate, in our community.
The election of a slavo holding Prcsi
dcntdocs not, and cannol, produco ihat c
vil which is so often apprehended. Wash
iogion, Jefferson, Madison, Monroo and
Jackson, so Tar a. slavery was conccrned,
were mero cyphors. They had no power,
as Presidentr, in this matter, lo do injury.
The unfriendly b!ow that was ever siruck
at abolition, by any President, was given
by Martin Van Buren, in 1837, in his In
augural Speech ; and by thnt act, he forfeit
ed tbe confidcnco orall honorable lovcrs or
freedom. Every consislent nbolitinnist
will, or course, prerer an abolitionist Pres
ident, but give mo John C. Colhoun. so far
as slavery is concerned, in prefcrence to
"a Norlhern man wi'h Soulhcrn princi
'he Clark Telescope, balonging t0 Yale
Collesr, on the 27;h of Dw:. last.
Observations were repcated on tho 29th,
and tbe mornin oftho 30ih. Moonlight
nnd cluuds have sinco prevented obscrva
tions, till Saiurday evening, Jan. 6'h,
when a change of place was very cvi
denf Its npproximalo plaee on the 29ih ult.,
(I havo not tho mensurcs bcforo me at this
moment.) was iu A R5lh. 10m. Deel. 2
North. I will onlv ndd Ihat tho apparenl
tnou'on is towards the N. W , whila that or
the Comet discovered at Paria in Novcm
ber last, and which was in lhe samo rcgion,
was towards the S. W. It is possible
that the latter has ottaintd a maxim'jm or
souihward motion, and it now rcturning
cvcnitic berore last, about
as wo lcarn lrom tho ixewarit roat, a oy uicir auanumoi io ine pnncipics oi me., name anu the charactcr of Washington are
young man was Tound Iving on tho sloop party whom it is their pride to reprcscnt, and , the iuheritanco ofour whole couutry. Let
or Iho United Statcs Hotel supposcd at by thc ncar approachof anothcr period when' us meet as AMERICAN; aud mcasuring
rirst to be dcnd drunk. Wiih Mr. Slew-' thesc pnnciples. maintained with cxtraordi- our political principles and aims by thestan
., , , i.:jn, i, A-,rtnA nary unanimityby the great Whig party of dardorhis whoscfame has rcndercd tho day
art'a accustomed Vindnws, ho ' djrectcd thcWion, are to be submitted for?he appro- illustrious to all time, we thall insi.iro our-
nim to oe taiicn imo uuu .u
his sufrenn! from the cold, when il was
discovered that he was afUclcd with some.
.. r it .1 . 1 ......
lllinc more seriuua iuuu uiuuni:ijtiuj.
Darcy was immediatcly called, nnd
Dunccd that his condition was tho eff-
tor relurncd ho brcaincu tns last. A lil-
cct ofan opiatc, nnd went Tor astomach cnougn lo rcnuer usen miamous oy tne most you to bcstow the elcctonal vote ol " uncon
nump with tho view orexlracting the pois-, "nparralleled treachsry wbich cvcr disgraced ! qusrcd Vermont" upon the statesman whom
onousdruff Tho vountr man however f 1 e P0""'01 anaah of country, and, to a your delegates at Baltimore shall present for
" , "m. J,3 B very great extcnt, to dcfeat the good results your suirrage, by a majority which shall bc
wastoncnthis end, nnd bcfore lhe Uoc-h:.g lhn.fi ,,! ,iP,:nP,i n,i u h.L ,.i .i.. -vr.
tlc invcsligalion provcd Iflm lo he a son of ( that, at the closc of the political campaign of
Rev. Williani Parkinson oftho Baptist . 1840, the peopie of the United Statcs expec
Church oflhis cilv. Ht was a teacher.teda lons reposo from extraordinajy political
by profcssion, his hnbits had not ben , excitcment. Their eflorts then, were calcu-..-i.i..
.., r... r ,j :, ;0lated to produco this dcsirable end: and no
IHhehad been about Newark., out ofi
cmploy, for some two or three wceky.
Thrce letters wero fnund in his pockets ;
one was directed to James M. White, 83
Willian slreel, N. T the other two with
out direclicns, nnd all soliciling the loan
of money (S10) Ho was at Stewart'sin
Ihc nfternoon, wriling, and appeared io be
sober and in his right mind. Parkinson
, . nr c tl- 1 I .:r
wasaDOUi ajjearsoi ago. ucimuo ""di.,ii , n,i . ,t
in Newark, to whom he had been married
nJCl11- cara. mc iwui ii
says Ihcy did" nCl !lo togcther, though ho
saw hcr m the
le aricrnoon, and gavc hcr nautvoicc ofa suOcnng country rescucd from
itontion lo dcslroy himself.aready vcto, and which was carncd amid
nnum. Ho was a man ofi "democratio ' threatmngs or "Repeal," no-
... I .li!iii..mnitia nlnn. I.inmnlii fl f nn..l 1I
notice of his intention
by taking laud
cducation and inlolFgcnce, and has prob
oblv bccn broucht to his falal resolu
tion by a lovo of nrdcnt spirits. His fale
addsanotherlo Ihe long list or promising
youlh. nnd mifguidcd youlh, who have
sacrificcd Ihemsclves nt tho shrinc or
Backus ; yet thousands are stupidly rush
injr headlong to a similar fatc I
Tho open nnd manly arowal of Wjr.
C. Rivks threaieiis to be contngions. Ex
Gov. Gilmeb of Va. (now lioldiiz the
seat in the House whic
L I I . I 1
Wm. L. Gocgin) is sai
avowed that, if tha Presidential conlest is
narrowed down to the naked question of
Mr. Clav or Van Buren, he must gojfor
Clay. Ilon. J. C. C.vLHoD.t is expeclcd
soon to issuo a manifcsto, renouncing all
conneciion or sympathy with Van Buren,
his machinery and his party. And John
Tyler wiih his orgnn aro fecling the set
of tho current. The Mndisonian pub
lishcs Mr. Rives's letter wiihout a symp
ton or disrcli;h, though it talk-i or its
'srmcd nputralitj" bctween Clay and Van
Buren. Present nppenrances indicate thal
very Tew or iho Tyler men will supporl
Mr. Wcbslor is now confidcnlly spokcn of
ns likcly to rcsumo his seat in Mr. Ty.
lei's Cabinel, cither in place of .Mr. Spen
cer, should he succeed in gctiing con
firmed ns n Jujlico of tho Suprcmo Court
(which he probably won't) or in place of
Mr. Upsnun, who has half a mind to go
abroad, Tylcrism bcing near iu end here,
aiid $22,5U0 bcing no contemplable sum
in these days. Mr. Wise cxpecls to be
confirmcd lo Fronce.
The Senale Commitlco has notyctre
ported on the r.ominnlions of Mcssrs- Hen
shaw and Porter, and its decision on these
intcrc siing cases is awatcd with no little
solicilude. In case Mr. Spencer is dis
posed or. Albert Gallatix or Golian
C. Veifi.anck or this Siate may bo sc
lcetcd for Secrelary or the Treasury.
AMERICAN MAN UFACTURES.
Tho present TarifT has given a much
slronger impulse to Home Manufacturcs
than was amicipntcd bv its warmcst ad-
vocalc.. e aro now mnnufacluring, sticc-)
essrully, many nriicles cspccially in Cun
Icry which we did not hope to sce pro".
duced here Tor many ycars. Among thesa
arliclc9 are Peskmves. by IboTSo.N and .
:.t. -r, n-i ..til, il.n tu,l Unl. nc
OU UIIU 11111.1111 1.111,1.1, ' .11. 1111. Wltj. 1k. .1.1.4
1- 1..P.L ii J IT r
& Son And vhat is be'ltr yct. these
o 0011. rtnn wi.ni ,s De-':r Y
kmvcs arc sold at lcast a tlurd lcss than
the cost of the English
cierKs ot holh brancnes oi our i.cgisiaiure, cuicavo, The Whigs of Vermont arc not
wearcglad to learn, in purchasmg their : disturbed among themselves. Their potent
stationary, sclccled ilmerican made Penk-' bond of union is to bcfoundin the PRINCI
nives from Messrs Ibolson & Hqjet. . PLES they advocate, and refering to them,
Wn linnn htr nnntliAf venr. in cpft irtflfclhflv nn!ient an uiibroken amr. T!iw nw
r.L.Z i t -it
Anerican manuracturer, upon the Wades
orthcknives " manufaclured for Con -
Mk. Clat at the Soctu. We Ieara
from the Washington Standard, that the0ftho word opponents"or Executive en-
ooum varonna vnronicie, nereioiore an
ardent supporter of Mr. Calhoun, has
come out for 'Harry of the West.' and i
promises to battle nobly in his cause. It
says the whigs of the state are arousing
themselves, and will bc joined by many
adhercnls of Mr. Calhoun, who arc exas-
perated at the treatment he has received.
The prospects of the whigs are brighten-
ing every day, and nota mail arrives but
what brings some cvidcnce of thc increas-
mg populanty of Mr. Clay. It can hard
ly be expected that he can carry South
Carolina, but it is not very probablejudg
ing from the feelinff prevailinrr among the
friends or Mr, Calhoun, that the vote of
that state will be given to Mr. Van Buren.
Goodfor Wool Gkowers. We have
already announced the completion of the
two Muslin do iaine establishmentsinN.
England that ure tn rjpcTatjoo: To theeo
may be added anothcr, at Andover, Mass. 1
where the proprictors say 5,000,000 or
yards will be mide thcensuingyear. The
New England Far mer says the prospect
for a large demand Tor woo for this new
business is good. It requircs a long,
smooth quality, such as the Leicester or
Dishley, or that or the old-fashioned long
wooled common sheep. The Farmcr calls
the attention or wool-grbwers to thc sub
ject. 22d February.
TO THE WIIIGS OF VERMONT.
Tho underaigucd, yourStateCcntral Com
mittee, having met at Afontpelier, for pur-
cmbrace the occasion to make to you a bnef
addrcss. They are impcllcd to do so both
vai or rcicct on of the Tcon e of the Un te!
! Fcllow citizens, anothcr Presidential clec-
' : . i 1 t r i , .t .
uuu la m uuuu. jinci iuis ueeu mc luier
val since the stirring excitement3, andthcjgun
tglorious triumphj, of 1340, it has bccn long tain
ndanted to sccure. It cannot be doul.te.l
8cau doubt, if those eflbrts em.nently suc-
cessful as they were, had met their expccted
reward, that the condition uj the Country
I wouU haTe rendered the maintenance of the
Whig asccndancy m its councils easy. But
it is hardly necessary for us to say that we
have triumphed in vain. Comparatively we
have done nothing while so much remains to
be done. We have but exchanged the cor
rupt and corrupting, the selfish, and tinpatri
otic administration of Van Buren, for thc
jseIfisht but wcaktr atiminis,ration of Tvlcr
the lion Tor an ass in the lion's skin. Wiih
the exccption of the Tariff, which the indig-
iniu6 . t. .. ... w v.. ...u.,;iu. uiauj un pernaps uave uone, uut siiuscriucd for it anu
elsc, thepcrfidyoroneman has deprived us. Ipays up promptlv, too,) aflerthc usual saln
We have been most deeply wounded in the ' tation. ourinfonnant cngaged in a tete-a-tctc
house of our friends. Where we look for with the old lady's son, Jobu, who sat by the
sympathy aud ellicicnt aid in carrying out the fire side chcwing a quid of tobacco. Ilaviug
prouuueut, distinctivo, and conservative prin- 'just received the paper and (unlike most of
ciples oftho great aud glorious party to which j ber sex) limling it uuucccssary or iraproper
wcbelong, we have eucountered hostility the tojoin in the conversation, sho procecded
morc bittcr and proscriptive bccause it was glancing ovcr thc various articlcs in tbe pa
undcscrved aud uuprovokcd. We have secu ' per, w hen ofa suddcn, hcr c e3 d wclliug ou
the offices, at the disposal of that Executive an article that trcatcd of .Mr. Clay's intcndcd
which owcs its power to confer them to vtsit to Ralchih via Wilmington, &c., the
us, bestowcd with skillful discrimiuatiou, not j worthy old damo exclaimcd in a sonorons
upou those bcst quahficd to occupy them. ir- voice and with extatic fecling. " Johnny. fecd
respectivo ofpohticalopiuion, but upou those j up tbe bcast, Hcurv's comiug! and Pll oec
. ... , .. . .' .
uwji uuiuiiuiuu iui lucuudtiuus uiuusiiiuu
n ue.ung'j iu i iuu. i to tcc principles auu poncy oi tno nig par
id to have likewiso j ty. We have sccn men removed from offico
for no cause Iiut lor their lidclity to thcir pnu-
ciplcs, and thcir placcs supplied by traitors
and liypocrites; aml. in short, we have seen
for the thirty months, the cxtraordinary and
.1... - . l r - t i r . l . rr
uuworlby spectaclc ofa President of the Uni
ted Statcs, aidcd by the immeuse patronage
of his oflice, endeavoring to flatter, and by
oflices and honors cajole, the very men who
most loudly, (and we might almost ndd pro
phcticalty) proclaimed his incapacity, and op
posed his principles and his elcction. We
dcsire not to bo misundcrstood. The Whig
party are hostile to proscription for opinion's
sakc. This hostility was inscribed on the
bamier under which they triumphed in 1840,
aud under that banncr will they hereaftcr
march to triuinph or dcfeat. Tho maxim
that "to tho victors belong the spoils," nnd
ils author they cqually dcspise. The Whigs
of Vermont at lcast, supportcd nnd rc-sup-portcd,
tho administration of JOHN QUIN
CY ADAMS; an administration which has
alroady cmcrged from tho clouds with which
dishonoralilc misrcprescutations had obscnr
cd it, and has takcn rauk, by the ability and
puro patriotism of iu hcad, by tho side of
that ot VA<UUTUiN. Such nn admin
istration as that of John Quincy Adams dis
tinguishcd by ability iu all its Departments,
hy its unprojcrintive charactcr, and by its
livin-; patriotism, tbe Whig party dcsire to re
We have, then, fcllow Whiss. the batile
to fight ngaiu, and wo iuvite you to the con
test. We bclievc anothcr, and a moro deci
ded triumph awaits us; but, by perscvcring
labor it must bc tron. It is for us to takc
carc ofourselvcs. Tlie Kepublican Whigs of
Vcnnont havo achicved ror thc past thrcc
ycarsno triumph worthy their rcnown. They
have not bccn dfftated, but have they eon
ipiertd? It necd not be disguised that our
victorics havo bcen but partial. Our oppo
ncuts are vigilaut, activc, pcrsevcring; en
couragcd by thc ilefcctions from our ranks,
which they have maiuly promotcd, anu, by a
rchncmcntoi mahcc, tauntin: us
with the :
trcachcry and weakness of him whoso oflices I
they enjoy. We rely, and we may rcly, up- 1
on thc invinciblo soundncss of our principles; ',
mt not upon tbis alonc. Ourprinciplcs must
imnnntn ilirninn nml ili!intf. AVo nIr nn I
. . . . ' ..w. ".
IiKml nlhr-rnro t n-irtir. V ca.L- Pnnr.rta t
among those whose judgmcnts and patriot-
ism may bc convinccd.
B'iry.. . .j ...i. l-
xiicsiiiuu jiurjiuscs uuu cuus ivjlicu ncrv- j
liie same purposes and ends which ncrv-
"nnt tlii. uhirmnnlnni .l.mn.m..'i r
state. subdh-.ded into "Bam-burners,"
?na "P"6-' appe"-t.ons wh.ch.
-.. U..MIJ.I..V H.VJ 1HOJ UC VI IHU lirO-
pensitics, or grateful to the tastes, of those
who bcar them, we hope never to hear ap-
nliedto any nortion of the nartv tn hlrh
: wo bclons. We are Wmos in the true
croachments, aud tnends of constitutional
Now, as in 1840, we contend
A stable tarift for revenue and protcction :
A sound and uniform currency. by whatever
meansitmaybe best attained. by a bank j
or otherwise, which shall possess more than
" an odour of nationality :"
Ajust administration ofthe public lands, and I
a fair and equitable distributiou of the nro-
cceds of their sales amoncthe States: i
A curtailment of Exucitive power and pat- '
ronagc, having special reference to tbe !
abuse ortbe vcto : i
An araendment orthe Constitution by which
2aW y 'i . Pre8,dent shaU be re-,
stnctcd to a single term :
An economical administration of the Generai .
Government, and for those who bold oflice :
under it, entiro exemption from proscrip-1
tion for opinion's sake, with due rcslraints 1
upon thcir interference vith the freedom of
And, finally the abolition ofthe odious insti-
hitiTn of dotnoetie rtavwy, by eny flnd er- j
cry constitutional means.
For thcse ohjects, Whigs of Vermont, you
contended in 1340, and in thcir support we
invokc you to rcncwcd cffort. Lct U3 attain
them, aml, in the words oftbe noblest statcs
man of the age, Henry Clay, we shall ceaso
to be afllcted with bad adm'm'istrations oftbe
We rccommcud to you early and efficicnt
organization throughuut the State; and as a
first stcp in this organization, we rcspcctfully
suggcst that a Whig meeting be held in cvcry
town, or by a union of town.s ou Thursday,
THE 22d DAY OF FEBRUARY NEXT;
it is an nuspicious day th9 birth-day of
WASHINGTON. Itb hu virtuous cxam-
plc, his self dcnying patriotism, his Iovc of
constitutional Iiberty. tnat we would remera
ber, and his principles, exemplificd in the ad
ministration of our country, that we dcsire to
raaintain. Wo ask vou not, however, to
mect on that day, in the spirit of paity, nor
,' yet as citizens of Vermont alonc. As the
.M.xvlil, n,nt in ii,n;Pi.iir
find, as we asauredly shall, to how grcat an
. .1 : i .: i t .i - . .
extcnt they are idcntical. In this spirit as
scmble, fcllow whijrs, and you will have be-
tne contest in a manner wlucli shall fus-
you to a triumpbant result, and cuablc
D. W. C. CLARKE,
GEO. A. ALLEN,
E. V. WALTON, Jtt..
S. W. KEY3,
A. G. CHADWICK.
Jan. lldi 1S44.
Ls The Whig town committees are iu
vited to consult in reference to the abovesug
gestion, and if they concur thcrein, to make
nll necessary arraugements for, and give no
tice of the place of, the mcetings.
"JOI1NNY FEED UP THE BEAST
A fricnd inrorms us that he had occasion a
worthymalron in Halifax county, Va., whom
he fouud reading attcntively tho Milton
Chroniclo (sho didn't borrow it sir, as you
I 1 I .
. uim one time morc U l Iive.
Our mforuiaut somcwhat surprised as wcll
as uanphissed, made free to cnouire whatshc
meautby tliisMiddcu cxclaniation orileury's
cominir ' '! nlhlilf. sir? sriiil clin. tn llpnrv
Clay-I sco that he expects to visit Raleigh,
' N. C, soou, aud if God sparcs
I ... . . .
irGodsparcsiiiehealthaiidi",Si".v rc.-pccuuie, onn among inem ws
good luck, 111 see him whcnhecomcs
tliut lliuu, Sll, LUUmiUCU bllKf III il 1 1 .t. I i , " V I ,
voice thatplainly told of grcat cflbrtto sur- c'llegc. and othcr cducatrd .mlividii-.Ian.:
jiress tear3, 'when a poor fricudlesshoy and j dircctly conneclcd wiih th" industrial pur
ofteuhnvc Iscen him ploddiug tomill through i sm-,3 intcndcd to be promoicd bv the mcct
theslashcs of Hauovcr' true, sir, as you sit . , . ,
on that chair, allhoughsome pcoplcscem not
This worthy matron, says our informaut,
the 'slashes of Ilanover,' and go?s ror'Hcnrj-
oftbe West' far President against the world.
"fccd upthe bcasts and have it as 'fatas a
butter baHMiy the tiino'Hcnry'Iandsiu North
Carnhna. We hope Mrs C. will iiot only
e Mr. Clay at Raleigh, but spcak tohimanri
make hersclf kuown: and our word for it,
he will give her hand an extra shake ofcordi-
ality. Milton Chromeh.
OF PETITION THE
The Van Buren narty. with its hcaw ma
jority iu the U. S. llousc ofReprcscutalivcs,
have cliangcd thcir tactics, in relation to ono
very important subject, inarcmarkablc mau-
We rcfcr to their new views or thc rccep-' ana gralificath.n or a rational curins
! tion or Anti-Slavcry petitions. After having ity. Our proporlion from tho public boun.
introduccd the rule ngainst rcceiving them
and having maintained it for some six
or cight ycars, they now sccm disposcd to
abandou it nnd to come upnn Whig ground.
rcspcct to this matter. In other words,
they scem disposcd now not only to reccive j "urea "ors o msiriDulcu in prc
these petitions, which they have bccn dc- miums. This sum can and must bo rais
nouncing and rcsisting so long, but to rcfcr Lj, and (h0 sooner Iho better. With
them and have them dehberatcly and coolly .... .,
consmcrcd anu reportcu on as the Wlngs, ex -
S,clH , 1 , '
otatei, have alw;
- Just ?n constl
bvjiiuivi. wi uii. nuui cia, (.-.Iiuiuillg
ays maintained to be thc on-
...... , , . ,
constitutional, aud thercforo tho
only wise and cxpedicnt course.
3 . "ciao 1,10 ncw P"cy adoptcd at
c Argus comes lorth m its
- . , ,
SUpport WJtll the ZCal of 3 QCW COHVCrt.
" cd.fying to see how earncst that papcr is
bccommg in advocating what, till this sca-
son. ithad for ven a,rnln.K- nnl
iri u "v. J
What is thc reason of this rcvolution 1
i That reason, we doubt not. has been fnund
in the almost universal popular scutimeut
uemonstrateti, aml still further developed
and invigoratcd by the public reccptioncvcry
whcre given to John Quincy Adams, on his
joumcyiuss last summer and autumn
, ?S JTi"l lP.P!aUSr whtch ?rcetcd ,h.
V"""-" ,rl'UD' "nu.i"!
,. ( I " '
lll,eraljy an" enthusiastically bestowed, be-
cause he na1 1,ecn ,he eloquent, unflinching
upholdcr of the right or petition.
. 11,3 was tnc reason ; and the cxhihition of
!t msucn decided forms, was thc grcat lesson
orthe summer and autumn
In fumishing the occasion Tor teaching
tnat lesson, Mr. Adams has rcndercd the
??usc r 'recdom as great a service as cvcn
ft's.IonS llfe onilustnous service can boast.
CONSEaUENCES OF MILLERISM.
, . , , r .t. r . u r -.l
II 13 t,IC dut of thc Press to lt"
ful to the jrreat interests ot society. Per
haps our readcrs may think we have been
upon the wicked folly or presumptuous
Jiillerism, cmbracing a body of dcludcd
peop'e who preached, for a whiic, that
ihey had found out God's purpojes so far,
; . .r r, 1 . , '
that they could specify the day when the
wor,d was to be destroyed.
It will be recollected that we said oflcn
these peopie will sulTer for their folly,
wickcdness and presumption. How has it
tnrncd out? Scarcely a paper is printcd,
hnt vnn m nrrnnnlx nfnnrnrlMr.,.. .t,,.
bad prv vf thoir propwty to folkwr tho j
World Destrojers The, sre Dow H
destitutc, and nobody to providc for then!
sorry spectacles indced of the rrcsuml
tuous creduli.y or undertaking to du,n
thc designs or Him who madc'thc ivorto"
upon a point whercin Hc hasalwavsd-'
clarcd no man should havean, knottlttjT
Thc whole Scriptures, in evcrv insUn?!
in which they speak or the cnd 0V t!
world, arc most cxplicit that it shall fc3
given to nonc to know thc day ot the ho
not even the Angels arc given to know
the moment when thc Ilcarens sluij 1 ,
rolIeJ together as a scroll. 2
It should be rccollccted that the ani
ious disciples asked or thc Savicr x:lK 'n
He would restore the kingdom to Israc
Lct those who oxercise the prcsumptioa
that to them is rcvcaled what thc scr a
turcs declarc shall never bc rorctold X
mcmbcr the atiswcr which was made t
the inquiring disciples. It was this: "lt
is not for you to know the times or tV
scasons, which the Fathcr hath put in iu
We see it now statcd that some cr tho
Millerite teachers have vcnturcdtospcc 'V
anewdate for thc destruction ortl'a
world. They bcgan to fcar they jhou'd
be Iaughed at, and now they wish to
tate the credulous by a new prcdiction.
The melancholy condition of great niini
bcrs who gave up every thing to rollon
the previous predictions, should snrclj
prove a warning unto others, to rcly upoa
the cxpress teachings or the Scripture;,
instcad or the presumptuous prophesics of
There isone thicg, however, that allof
us should rcflect upon. It is the cxpress
inqunction to livc daily as good neighbors
devoted friends, and cxemplary Christiaas
Instcad of madly rushing into the C:mn
cil Chamber or the Most High, where e
yen angels fear to tread, lct there bc an
increascd spirit of humility, brothcrly
kindness and social afTcction, in the cora
forting assurance Jhat He wlio made tho
Hcavcns and the Earth, watcheth orcr all
thc crcatures of His crcation.
riiUa. Fat Cnuritr.
Wcdncsday Jan. 2, 18-14.
REMEiVIBER thc Tcmpcr
ancc meeting this (Wcdncsday)
cvcningat thc town room,at C 1-2
AGRICUL'l URAL SOCIETY.
We give in our columcs the procecdinjj
of tho meeting of our counly Tor l!ia or.
ganization or our Agricullural Socicty on
Thc atlcndanco in numhrrs
charactcr or citizens or every profesiiun
1 i .,... t.
i J,ur,u"' U ,CI,ICU S"'"" WM
-I j wero happy to sco Iho President or tlie
iii, uui iiu iiiaiiiii.91111 ulu) uiicroi ui
them and a dcsiro to coopcrato fur llielr
profit r.nd advantngc Wo cannot forbsar
j to 'nc"lion t,iat Shoreham as uiual dntin.
guishcd hcrsslf hy tho nunihcr, rcpccU-
' tation. It is to bo rcgretled that othcr
,' (owns cqually rich and lalenlcd should
i ., , . . , t
1 ,a" sno ,no no"10 Puul,c fPmi ca
ever atiimatcs old Shoreham.
Mcans wcro adoptrd to bring lhe pubiio
spiritcd men in every town to coopcrato io
an cntcrpriso which by tho improvcmentsit
proposcs lo introducr.will add lolho profils
nnd rcsnurccs or this grcat ngriculturat
community, bcsidcs aTording tho popu
tation or thc counly n holidny tobo spcnt
in Iho ncquisilion or uscful knowlcdge,
ly will bo about S1G0 whicli we mcst
sccure by adding as much lo il. Wcslio'I-i
not however slop at a lcss sum than fivo
, , TAfl . ,..
Uilll UI IIIU IHllljLllIBIS UIIU Ui.-I113, w
p i,:n .,mlii
, DUIll "l Hllt.l.l.3. 1IU1IU l.ll 1VI11.......
i . . ....
i the constitution calculated for signalura
will bo spccdily exccoted at tho oltico ci
,u -r , i .,,.. r. ,....,
I11U uiliilAjr, auu ibuujf lui ttlu ui.ti..i.
and agenls of tho sncicly.
About Tnc L-ir.cEST. Ralph L. MiH
of New HavcriJ a few days since hrougnt
into this market a two-jears-old hoj
wcighing C48 Ibs. and an elcvcn month's
pig weighing 440.
Anothcr Large one. Mr. Ira Brown of
Whiting, has rcccntly killcd an eiglitca
month's shoat weighing 5SG Ibs.
No Church without a Bhhop.TUe&
cussion of Episcopacy is now going on w
the N. Y. Commcrcial, betwcen Dact,
Wainwright of lhe Episcopal church; aod
Doct Potts of the DutcU reformed chutrb.
After a great display of skill by the
putants insettling the preliminariesof th"
combat in relation to who is the challen-
ger and who the challenged, to avoid fu
ther delay in bringing on a discussion up
on the mcritsrDoct. Potts ha3 come di
rectly tothepoints in issue in the contro
vcrsy. The Icttcrs betwcen these two
grcat charapions cannot be publishcd in
our columns, but tl.oy will be found m
the N. Y. Observer, and sevcral other pi
pcrs, and promisc to be highly instruc-s
tive, and intcresting,
CtrLackncr. the robber of Poracroj
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