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"We will cling to the Pillare of the Temple of ear Liberties, ad if it , we wil Perish amidst the Ruins."
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Frnm the Fat Acrs Mag anne.
HIS MOTHERLESS CiIILDEEN.
NT MaS. LTVIDA It. 51GOVL'Y.
Come, gather closer to my bide
My little, smitten flock
And I will tell of him who brought
Pure water fio the rock,
Who bodl led ad's people forth
S pt'swrath anad g d
Aid oaessdled labe did fdoat ; -
Are wAerW s ~d*is
Think ye of her who knew so well
Your tender thoughts to guide?
Who could to wis!om's sacred lore
Your fixed attention clim
Ah! neyer frot your hearts erase
That blessed iluthcr's n1aue.
'Tis time to sing your evening hymn
Mly youngest infautdove,
Come, press thy velvet cheek to mine,
And learn the lay of love.
My sheltering arns can clasp you all,
iy poor, deserted throng
Cling as you u,'d to ching to her.
Who sings the angel's solng.
Begin, sweet birds, the accustom'd btrain
Come, warble loud and clear
Alas! alas! you're weeping all,
You're sobbing in my ear
Good night-go say the prayer she taught,
Beside your little bed,
The lips that used to bless you there
Are silent with the dead.
A Father's hand your course maay gnide
A mid the thorns of life
His care proetect these shrineking plants
That dread the storms of strife
But who upon your infant hsearto
Shall like tbst maother write!
Who touch the strings that rule the asoul
Dear mourning babes, good night.
Frohm the Augusta Mirror.
"We lIike to see one write cheerfully about
death."-Southrn Literary Mecsseager.
Wnir shroud the grave with thoughts or gloom,
Why palD the soul in solemnn sorrow!
The dead at rest-we follow aon
There calmly laid-perhaps to-maorrow.
'Tis but the convocation ground.
Whre empires past have met.
Kingdoms presnt-ay e all are bound
Then why feel terror or regret?
Tis silent, true-shall this give dread !
Rejoice that all the clash and strife
Are done, and buried with the dead
And all the pangs and griefs an life.
e cheerful! tranquilize the soul!
'Ts the noiseless wicket gate to llea'een.
Or step we take to meet the scroll
Of immosity-a life for death is given.
Then clear thy brow from pensive cast
L.et grave's cold dreani weave there no wreat]
For absent ones...they're gone-they've rust
The grave!-'tis but our mortal epitaph'
Augusta Ga. "- L "'
PrinersThe present King ohf Prns
sia is a printer. If Job was not one of th
rft. his nameo is abused very muoch
hselatter days, for we see "Job Print
ing' in almnost cvery paper,
Fromtht. Charleaton Mercury.
"Rol ME TIHE EXCIEQUER THE FIRSI
THING THOU DOS'T."
The Whigs in Congress and in the Le
gislatures of ihe Whig States, are carryin
out this principle with a rush-robbing the
people zealously and deeply for the benefi
of themselves, or of native capitalists and
speculators, and British stock jobbers.
The first act of the Relief Congress waw
to rob the people of their public domain,
to make good the speculations of foreigr
harpies on the state's improvidence
'Rob me the Exchequer,"
Was the cry of the l'euns% lvania. Bank
and it w as done to the tlu of half a uilliot
-as will be seen by the following para
graph which, uncontradicted and indispu
tai~le in its assertions is circulating in tht
Democratic papers of Pennsylvania.
"Let it be constantly kept in mind. and
let no two Democrats meet and part with
out making it a subject of sp'ecial remark,
that if the federalists itn the last Legisla
ture hid followed Gov. 'orter's recoi
dation to sell the Bank stock owned by the
State. 'he passagc of the so called "relicfl
law would have been necessary, and morc
than half a million of dollars would have
been saved to the state, as the stock refer
red to has depreciated that amount, and it
is every day going down lower. Eventu
ally it will be -vorth nothing! Such are the
fruits of federal I:gislatiou."
"Rob me the Exchequer,"
Was the cry in the Whig Legislature of
Connecticut, and the Whig Legislators set
to work in dead earnest, every ian for
himself. We copy the remarks of' the
Pennsylvanian preceding the Hartford ac
count of this truly Whig transaction:
DtRtING ttoUul.vy OF A ST.%TE.
"The Legilators of Cottecticut, if time
following account be correct, imttst be as
greedy as somen other Legislators whom we
have heard of. They are a good deal worse
than those of our own state, or we have
never heard of their runining oil with the
inkstands, wafer boxes, &c. which belong
to the desks. Will the Times infiorn us
whether these practices are sone of the
swteady habits" ofConnecticut, or whether
the scene referred to was only anl occasion
al scramble got up for variety's sake, and
a show the people what they meant by
to ~ ~ ue sho th i
iting oihat body,2 or s= we believe
was nppropriated to the purchase-of such
articles as were considered necessary or
onivenient to L.egislative house keeping:
such ais pe knives, inkstunds, sand and
wafer boxes, ivory folders. steel lets. (1uili.
fine paper. sealing wax. &c. &c. Wefl.
rhen these patriots adijournted, iii addin ion
to their takiit pay for more dtys than
they worked, they actually stripped the
.hip of State of every thing they could
lay their hands on ! pouncimg otn the
property of the pellple like so many
liarnegat wreckers. This. they probably
call "restorin confiden.ce," 4C. Such a
cleat sweep did they make. says the Ilart
ford Times, that tothitg was left ifm tle
lall but a pitcher, atn oil can, andI two
tumbllers. w'as the like ever heard be
fore! We wonder sotte covetous wiig did
not hboulder tle oil ca aid ti pitcher!
These thiings must be oked to, or some
releiltanit chap who thilkis lie did not g.t
his shatre of the sptils-, wifl lie trudgitg
back for t!.em. The Timl'es %:Iy:
"4Before the I louse adjmurned, scarcely
an article could he een tup tle desks
inkstands,. teaper, einills, -set!ling' wasi. &e.
&c. were 5wept utl, andI 'tlled1 into thte
pockets andit trunkso thle himiest tme'mbters.
''Te Sp~eaker's inkstatnd, wsortht .9. 5tl wa
actually sntcedi fromt his table, otn thte
moring of adjournmet! Sucha tratn'e
tiois arc dlisgraceful nm.tot to say dshioinest."
Ontly think of Cu!. l'restont votittg itl
save C lay's coercinj. amien.:tt attd thet
bill, aifter but just previow~ly declairing~
against the latter. because of its asutmtp
Einlf thme lrnchin, Ipower, wvithout thea
consent of the States !-atd atl,.0. after p)ub
licly declarintg to hii contsit ients, tha
*he was not the tman for Clay, nor Clay
the mani for hinm."!
lIe one day openly declares againtst the
lIill, because it incidentally assumes th<
rightt to est ablisht lirantches withtout t h<
e.rress consenat of the States, and thten
peraups thme very unext, after a1 prirate con
sulfaion erith -lr. Clay. (for lie. C., de
clared the amesndtmettt the result of a pri
vate out-door arrangettnet,) voles for ai
aendmnet actually asserting thec righ~
to coerce! the establishmtetnt of lira.nches
against tlte rErpress rrfusal of the St ates !
Can any abandf onmeunt of principle sutr
pass thtis ? If so. we are ttecrly at a lo~
to conceive it andt defy thme eviden:ce of;
strlnger instanice, extattt, or posibile.
Whatt damittg pow~ser had Mr. Clia
over tis tman of b~oasted consistenmcy, I
efect 5o su~dent, Ilagrantt, anid opjen
change utpont himt, ini that pirirate consulth
ion ?-South Ca 'rolinaian.
From thef A4uust (ousitutinalistl.
The following intelligence, from th
Standard of Uniot of yesterdaty, confrnt
the statemen'tts. we publishedl in otcr lsti p'
per from the N.York~iournatlof Comlmerc
"We have the pleasure to anntounce. thn
Ithe debt contracted by the Central Hanl
..md.. Governor G;ilmer's administratio,
with the Phcenix Bank of New York, has
been fully paid ol' and discharged, and
that the bonds given for that Debt, and the
coupons for interest upon State Bonds
which were sold to raise funds for theWes
tern and Atlantic Rail Road, have been
taken up by the President of the Central
Bank. who returned a day or two since
from New York, and are safely deposited
in the Bank."
From the Peoria (11.) Register.
LTNcurso IN .OLE COU.'T.-Ve
were not aware at the time we gave an
account of this affair, of the truly firmida
ble stand the thievcs had taken, and the
general terror they had inspired. A cor
respondent of the Chicago Democrat, wri
ting from that country, says "Society
seems to be divided into two classes-those
who do not; the latter expecting every
night they lay their heads upon their pil
lows. to ho murdered before another sun
rises." The thieves had set the laws com
pletely at dinarce. They sent letters to
several individuals threatening death; they
burnt Long's mills on Kilbuck creek: they
even went so far as to challenge the whole
community it meet them at Driscoll's
Grove to decide which party were the
stronger by a pitched hatite-and they
capped the climax ofiheir previous villainy
h~v the deliberate murder of Mr. Campbell.
here was a truly lamentable slate of
things, and( calculated to ronse excitement
to the highest pitch, The ringleaders were
taken, ind summarily tried and executed.
There may be cases where, through the
ineiciencv of the laws themselves, or the
inability of tile local inagistracy to entiorce
them, a community, like an individual. i's
thrown back upon the law of self preserva
lion. This may have been such a case.
But if the people, numbering probably ten
to one to the thieves, were competent to ar
rest and bring them to a summary trial,
were they not equally compietent to secure
them while awaiting the law's delay!
They had no reason to distrust the estah
li,hed tribunal. Judge Ford, at the last
term of the court in Ogle country, showed
no disposition to favor rogues, several horse
thieves and counterfe:iters having been
sent to the penitentiary, and it ouldseem:
from this that the laws were
er Ihis was p case whe ' I Ind
of the danger rightly placed the ir
authorit alo y the law
held samam ble totbA -fall ality of thej
laTir, Tvac ton Ica
to protect their lives a -
experiment 'vas not tried,
wz:s every reason to beIteve it would pr.
successful. They chose to act indepem
dently of the hnagistrates, and they must
now answer to the charges oh iurder as
best they can.
Dr. Chick's Mineral ;prin-.-lF1r sev
eral weeks past. it has tbeen our initeiton
to notice the poteley of the waters of tis
Spring, which is alreadv the resort of ma
iv itivalids; but we hoped to obtaint a
correct nr.ily.is of iti properties, witch
we have as yet beeti uziable to dto. The
Spring is sitttaied nine or tetn miles North
o'hi, pltte, in a reiarkably healthy re
--ion. The water is sai'l to contain Sul
plhiur and Carbntate of Sola, and i me
other minerals I, iects have bec:a very
salutarv in every case tl:t we have heard
of, and it has heen vi-ited liv a large num -
her of persons durin:: tle ;ist and present
eaos.\\e uiider-,tatwl there arc notw
several failiies and individuals froit a
di~tance .,tayint- a t the Spring aw1 its
Iviciniitv, andIlm cav to donht,. when its char
acter beiecoes better knoiswn. Lbui it will be
resorted to by th,,nit.andss. Alt t hat is ite
cessairv to mi ake it equoat, if not ,.npe'rior,
Iio ainy watering plar'e itt the Sounthuern
Su:ntes, is to erect biiitngs ihr the icorn
fortabhle accommodssationt 1,l visitors. whinch
we trust will lie 1trone hefe'r the arri vat of
another seaso.-('rte i .*! 3utamr
'lTh .nist Solelier (Gone I-Departed this
life at Thomte1-on. Conn. on the 12th til.
Mir. E-'zekiel liackttar, ini the !9tht year of
his age. lie was lhe son of J attis IIlack
miar, and botrn in G lotice'ter, l11. I.,iti An-i
gust 17.12. Seventy years atgo last 31:ty,
he enli'ted a., a privale in thei trootps raosedI
ini the li tisl heoloies to take thte landti' of
Cunba, u-tder thle E-'arl oh Albiemairle, and1
Admniral l',icock, in ai regitiment cotmmand-it'
- ed by Coonet Isreal I'uitnmt. lI. wa" in
-(apt..Johni Spazhling's Comtpany, of l'laitt
I field ;Lieut . Smitht, anid l',nsign P'enntel
11 tutchinis, of Killingly. Getn. I,man. of
- pringfield or Northatmptotn, w~ as Col. I'ut
tna' suplerilor offieer, lie was without
-|tonht thle last surviving solier. at the tat
S king of the Mlorn Castle, atnd the ordest in
service on the Rolls of Kinig ('eorge the
I Third. Queent \'ictoria ought toi remietm
V iher him,, as Ilie last solier gonec, oft lhe obt
i I-'rence wvar. lIe sustained tharonigh lifem the
achar'acter of an honest upright citizen, and1
-retainied io the lasi, in a great degree, his
bodily and mentatl powers.~'
From the Soiuthernu Chronicke.
Impriscnmient of' Hishop Rrse.-T he lie
troit Daily Aelverli-,er pnblishes the statm
tmetnt of Bernardius Castelli with the hld
-- In the first place. Bishop Rese is not
an American citizetn. ile ftrst camte to
this country ini 1627, and was stat ioned
at Cincinnati e two years. II
then returned to p., after which Il
again preached .nati about a year
tic theu come to city and remained I
year rent to Lurop
trang him to go I
6-+ risonment it
"dut d that it can
not I very recenti;
that to this countr
frorr ith Bishop RIes
at ti a spacious an
ben , was then liv
ing., the Council -
Rot nain there unti
the ere setled, bu
no d tAowards him.
ouncil of itome
inti -. Itese abol
"4re tar.-es tgains
hin . dy knows, thma
ktm -at a refusal I
git - # nprisonment i
th1 mld he utterl
im leave the IRs
inn irisoner in tlia
pa secure n ithou
RE F. W. l'ICK
is- a great an
iftj . eply the itt
und I the freedon
f d. y thing like
full to be takee
ut kr, and unti
it. I occupied tlt
1l00 .zd discus
ion ' .
hT aa gI
heir a and dignific
P1 it let W.
ee a -.
tad r I. bad over heart
n al [A laugh.] [
hou; oie of the gentle
'iea, d a pproaccedl the i
llo-is "Catletitela froamn til
r-th 11w . -bat ile eleta oft iti
mill ait the 1ecuiliar latttt, a:t-i of tllA. mmw I
ict ht should M1r. V.~ at titti t. if
ike tiannter, tam show how iiin rioti-ly i
No ~iI alfect tife imntere~tsi lie rep1re-wntm'a
at. 4hittlA at once hie acsideal with erie,
tt he( was -ienakig iatil te Uttim
Itid zagaiaat the (d'goitit u :tial a dthi
'atad licsl.1-ol wotiulad ino o1oti ellont till
irv Iramit ml one ltlthe camujiitrV. t ) tile 41111
cr li. P'. alenttm tcL th let ita eri ~ t
peal ta, -ectional prej udice. eml tflies4
atiratmi,; li ha b e t o ith ai eittit~iI
Sltnhu whn alepoinart lam wich hti
tal h ws o b haP.a dt bve detta
Mr.P. ow efrre tomte of tire ofntli
alelate este ~ App he thenjeilimi ~
~Oti ~ at. ~'aetitlnlnr the ri
mrthCmrt nat powerbab1le efct haf tii
a ton the plar fro, euk.tta of iti hw
licrer whte hl ad P.et atterpt.iit
iri Imacner the syow hows inuion-lyrt
*;oub fact couden iloeetiher eresnte
sc e hor ath onlict wied wt eine
that hws speaking o b p.aistly theil tim
and l heain thon iltt; a a itihanih
,andiiemagone awoud n istn cho th
thiv trm on end of-6 thcutr t he thA
L'Ar. P. it denoruned thiat th rer.:t apo
lieat ,ectionait prejni. ahe theo
entele tlpoke ilofg ther wilas de-,trctiv
tothe taritmtinteest, ac byn were~Il tey n
uted, a hrer had et wth ppsin rtth
lin, Noat a for rd hd blele eit<
iht- ml ;hthe pleadedt tir the ihs mt
prduc tiv e aor atwe as ahs o capt
ital, ioe wo te hneeed o bsry ademi
".\hr. th. now.eferdto te cnrae oft thi i
udeb tathe enty la fron genitmenvwha
compronmsl acriW nias this or
dcove helteris had been dtetern
per cent. The compromise must )e set I
aside. Until lately 31r. P. had not been
prepared for this he had expected that at t
i least the general spirit of that act would be I
carried out in the legislation of Congress; I
s but he now saw that the whole tariff ques
a tion must be met in all its length and a
3 31r. P. now referred to a speech of 31r.
- Cushing, in which he had spoken of the i
dogmas of tile Sotith, and had said 'hat if c
y they were to be insisted on, the North tttist I
e throw herself into the arms of the great I
I West. where there .vere no dogmias in the %
- way. 31r. P. ini,ted that this was an in- C
f suhto the West-imp1ing that she had I
i no principle". and was on the shambles.
retly to he bougtht by any who would bid
Iieb enough. Was thi to he the grouind
of act io ? I f so, he ished to know it.
The South was prepareil 1ior any issue gen. I
t emen thought proper to press.
S AI r. P. declared that ie was not unfriend
r ly to tle interests of O.be North ; ie was ac- i
tuatedl by no tn.-an jealousy of Northern I
weaith and prosperity: lie knew they were
wealthy; that tle Northern and M.31idle I
Stater were able to boy ont the South ; but
-o far from viewing this with an evil eve,
lie rejoiced and triumpled in it as ar A tmteri
cat. lie looked lirward with gratiefiction
and pride to the time when ste would be
.able to compete with Great Blritait in every s
narket of the world. ]llit when the Norti I
asked at unnitatural and uncon,tttitional I
Ipruectiont front the Federal Government. s
lie should alw ays oppooe the demand.- %
Give him ajust revenue ill, and the Siotth r
n oul never coiplain. lie desirei to rai-e C
revete in such a manuer as not to injure
tite vested rights of the North. Let the
hill lie confiteil bouidt flakto revenue, anti
he had no objection so to modify it as to
give incidenital protection to Northteri iuter- C
esi; he was rather inl favor of it. hut if a
bill was to lay taxes chiefly for the purpose 0
of protection, then he ,itiull at once take I
the opioite extreme. and insist on raitin i
the reve le mdely fron articles the growth f
and marnufact tire of fIoreirn countris.- 1
This. however, was not hi3 desire; lie pre
ferred a fair averare. q
. Mr. Irwin here ituiiireil wl.etler .1r. P. 1
was wilig to discriminiate in duties so as I
rd protection within 20 per eti.! v
at he was, provided the c
was such as would
. nmill wants of the
4ver ent. He would discriminate o r
'sow E -He S was not for publishing
11=11 tov 3 pill- I
i~ud~svall the t
is asking for what
r. To a just medium course he
w- winuIng to agree; but lie would not go
or any dity beyotiu 20 per cent. -tihe lint
it or the comroite.
If gentlemie asked himl wthat tax lie coin
sidered in it-,eIf the tmtost clual, his reply
woUla be ;it incomite tax; that lie thought
lie wisest and most just. bit lie knew that
itt the cjicuistances of this country such a
S1ax was n1t to lie looked fiir. The gen
tienai from Verminit (.1r. Everett) had
intiiated that the matntifactuireis didl not
Stant a high tarif1' potuvided they coul ex
ulude atction saes. This iwa tihe ,ource
%% hicl iloodied tie country with the .urpiluws
timaniufactures of Eiurope; and, as t rete
(I V, thle g-edeman h1.1d proplo-ed a NaX UPOnl
.,;~leti s in, thiat me - r.Ar .wol
.jini hint hre11 art nd hlaml; lie was prepared
ill divide ihe diuty, iuttmnt tenl 1r cent. oin
. auctlions- and11 to-i per cent.o mt-4lids impor
ted. 31r. P. was utterly oppo,.e to t lie
auction p m ig brinl:: t in otir
..... wn ma ufcturer to ai level %ilt tlie
svwretchied op;erativi'ed f i-'.irpeani work
-. .,lops. Blut lie doubite-d it the ::ettletman'
h1phm coul lie carrried into e'etct; hie ohjee
ted toi the homte valuitai.n as.a itiaket do,
- tie's liower at somtte pioints than at ot hersI
- i herebti eantsit;;; the whiole importtion oil
the couotry to take place at thouse pof.
e tiuder -,ucht a systemt thle itaxe's would niot
i be utniformi, atnd lhe Contisti tultin ittust he
esacrihicerd. Tfhe genttlemanti had dlrawnvt a
* lowinig picture of the future, anid had
. warnred the cotton growers of the esouth of
t the danuger of lositng the htomte mtarket ini
ini coniseilnencee oft lie coinpetitiont of Sooth
ei Americtr, Egypt. anid the l-'a;st ladiaes. ihtt
i M1r. P. had not forgotteti that the same ap- I
-teal. the satte waruingi, had beetn pres:,ed
u upoin thiemt in I 28 *:29 aiid ':U. G;entle
m ienl sesmted to conisidler their tneighiborsotf
it the Southt as in titter darkiness, anid w holly
uniniformned as to their ownt interests, lie
e wouhIl sitate onte fact. In 1I28. 700,0t00
Sbaig' ot'cottoni were raiised anid wol at fromn1
- seveni to nitne cnt, a pioundt, w'hile in10
-twit millionis of hags we~re raised. which
aaverigied twelve cents. This very year.
e Mir. P. haid sold for ten cents atnd a tep:arter.
. lsid this lonk like glutting~ the ttarkct ! No.
eAll the South asked swas for tree trade atndI
ei an peitnimrket. Giive her thlese, arnd shte
enever winid ask for bioty s or protectiont.
d i tiie halfi te peitple of E.u rope hail noit y'et
n lbegu toi i consumtie cot ttn, anid two t hiiris
i of aill lie cottont goods mtanutfactutredi mt
iti* Englandi were coniinmp.d int thle islandti it
iellf. N ow. if otti-hl f the EuIropeatn pop,
is ti titt otn t consueid twou tiioins of bags,
r t would be the state of the market
. hen ntim only the other half of Europe. but
it all Siouth Amtericat and the E-ast Indies
tecm ouse coitotnmanutfactutres? All
n;teSuhasked, he repeated it, w as a free
attrade to all the world, lie rejoiced in the
ia consumption of our own liomte manufatc
mtures, ad hoped ithe day would comie
a when they woutld bie shipped to all the
rorld. What the manufacturers of the
;orth need most was a fixed currency. and
a be free from the expansions and con
ractions which the money power of Great
ritain could act upon at pleasure.
Here Mr. P. went into some statements
s to the effect of a paper currency im
mediately on prices, and ultimately upon
rotection itsell: it would co'nfine the man
faciurers to our own market. In support
f this vi-w Se insisted upon the fact that int
834. 5, and '6, the exports from New
I'land had doubled and quadrupled.
rhile in 1824. '5, %. '7, and 'S. they ham
Xported little or nothing. In the onecase
hey had free trade, in the other they had
rotection. lie then argued to show that
lie ultiiale ellect of protection must be to
nake the tnanufacturers dependent slaves
the Federal Government. An enligh
rned free trade Iostered the interest of all
arts of the Uuion; let commerce. then,
pread her wings to the four winds and bring
ack on her expanded and exuberant bosom
he products of every clime. This was the
ystei which comported with the bpirit of
Whet the gentleman from 5lassachu
etis (.1r. Adamns) had contended that the
;tritti'uestion was a cotitest of free labor
gainst slave laior. that distinguished and
enerable gentleman had stooped to play a
econid part to the miserable, contemptible
rih slang-wh anger. Ddniel O'Connel.
'er ltigland, if she dare, attempt her pro
cription of the products of slave labor. As
jIoln as she did so, the continents of Eu
pue would take them. Gentlemen who
choed such a cry knew nothing of the
me poilosophy of the question. but yield
d to maligntant prejudices, which blinded
beir better judgment. Mr. P. insisted that
he true contest lay between the enlighten
d sliirit of the presi age and the bond
ge of the dark ages. lie went into an ar
ument to show that the cTect of protec
ion was hostile to the interests of the Ia
urer. so that the contest was between the
ree wages of labor and the proffits of capi
Mr. P. in the next place went into a
tatistical calculation, in which he showed
me ell'ecis of altering the system of draw
acks. anti insisted that the drawbacks
'onld be reduced. and also the expense of
ollectiotn, and that the revenue shalB yield
wenty-four millions. If the public lands
rare to be added, the amount would be
%ised to twenty seven and a half millions.
Lad was not that more than enouh for an
~-' nstrtion, with an
wen o mUllrons a year, bad
aid 'the national debt; and was it come to
bis, that this reform Administration, afier
ill its promises of retrenchment, was con
ent to take the expenditures of the last
aid-to-he wastefiul Administration as the
asis of its calculation for the next four
M r. P. had no objection to the principles
f the bill. Let a duty of twelve aud a
alf ier cent lie imposed upon articles now
ree, 4atnd on all articles paying a less duty
lian ?t0 pr. cent. This would yield $9,190,.
ut. Put the protected articles up to
wenty per cent. next year. This would
ivc twelve millons more. Then adds
tree milliuta. for the public lands. and you
Voild have total of $24,160,000. And
ras int this enough in a time of profound
>eact! Were all the denunciations of the
:i.t Administration niere humbug! Mr.
'. conutendeIld that the expenses should not
it over eigIteentt millions. This would
cave a balance ofsix millions in the Treas
ry, *mnd t hat in four years would pay off
Mr. 1'. agreeAl with Ilarnard that the bill
t::S not w anming ns a measure of revennue.
Iliv. then, produce such a universal shock
ii ,itmmierce, and derange the business of
hre cotuntry still more than it was iu 1837!
Shtv produce a convulsion! why not pre
er nt .;:radual process! If. however en
inhtrenedl mei.rchiants who had look to this
>inressu for relief were disposed to be sat
.died wvith suchrl a bill as this, let thema go
bmr it. They can bear it from their mas
hlere the hour expired. and Mir. P. re
tumed his scat.
Corre.pondence oif the Charleston Mercury.
WVAsitt~eoro., Aug. 4.
Itn the Senate this morning, the consid
rartiotn of the Fortification bill was resum
:dl-the question being on making an ap
iropriationa of S75,000) for a Western ar
tnorv, which was advocated by Mr. Ben
n iii apposed by Mr. Clay of Kentucky,
itd die <ptestiotn being taken it was carried
ti the allirmattive, A motion was thetn
na'he to oprop~riate $ 100,1)00 to be placed
it the disposal of the President. in case of
recessity tfor arming or constructing stes
tiers Ott the lakes. This was also adopted.
*An amendment appropriating $50,000 to
lie defetice of D~etroit, was carried, 22 to
17. Several other appropriatIons were
proposedl by Senators, but were rejected.
Mr. ('lay of Kentucky. who was absent
rromi the chamber when the nippropriation
for the steamers and for Detroit, were
made. now ret urhed, and expressed his in
tentioti of voting against te bill if both
ihede ap~propriationis were retained in it.
An effort wi.as thetn mado to have of them
reconsidered,. and after some time a motion
to that etlect was made by Mr. Wood
bridge, who gave as his reason for doing
so, that he was informed the bill in its pre
sent shape coold not pass. A fter a brief
but atnimated discussion, the the motion to
re-consider was negatived-ayes 27. nay'
23. and the bill was ordered to he engros
sed for a third reading.