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JOIIX W.O'BRICX Editor.
NATIONAL WHIG TICKET.
GEN. WINFIELD SCOTT,
Of New Jcr?ey.
FOn VICE PRESIDKXT,
HON. WIT. A. GHAHAEI,.
Of North Carolina.
TO THE PEOPLE!
Nest Tuesday, the 2d inst, is the-day upon
which, in accordance with the constitution and
laws of our happy country, we will, as the most
Ihighly favored people upon earth, be called upon
I tn ryr,ta lno n-1.n rV.nll f . ...
riv" invov nuv ciiaii iscne ua iui 111c 11 u . t
fffour years. We are no advocate of devoting a
ifgrcat length of time to political agitation the
iefioct is to distract our social and business rela
ELECTORS FOU THE STATE.
GrSTAVCS A.IIEXRY, of Montgomery.
WILLIAM T. HASKELL, of Madison.
Dist. No. 1 N. G. Tavlor, of Carter.
2 Horace Mavxard, of Knox.
" " 3 George Brown, of Monroe.
4 Samuel M. Fite, of Smith.
" " 5 Jotidox Stokes, of Wilson.
" 6 James M. Davidson, of Lincoln,
" " 7 E. II. Oscorxe, of Giles.
" " 8 John A. McEw env of Davidson.
" " 9 A. G. Shrewsberrv, of Henderson
io JosErn It. Mosbv, of Fayette.
b tions, and excite our prejudices so that we go
to the polls as r
SATURDAY, OCTOBER SO, 1S52.
r?trt tTin Tinlla na m n A m i-ntVioi flion rafii-mal nnl1
.. r,w m. , n.-u
I ITT" . P
w e uepneate sucn a state oi
E1,:.. -i : a i,ii.
l- umiii-.-) uujjusi, us all Ullllll.vcia tuiac uoi.ii
3 , ,r.,i i : vri l , ,.
jiacuui uiiu ruii'uua. xu c una uiiiv; sccu
K! man wholly indifferent upon a Presidential
Selection, without feelin? a sad and disagreeable
sensation of mind! It is the high duty of every
American citizen to Keep unceasing vigu over
fcthe trust of a free government ; and we like to
rj sec every man just as active a partisan, as ton-fA'A-ty,
liberality, and reason will permit him to be.
We do not conceive that the present contest
?jf involves any great fundamental principle of gov
ernment. As Whigs and Democrats, we differ
lonly as to the means of the same great aim
Our paper should have come out or.
T..i. 1 i.
iu. we nope wJi
great deal to do!
Wednesday, instead of to-day.
be punctual soon. We had a
this week. We will not ask the indulgence
our friends after we get fairly under way. ,
that aim in charity and truth, is the good of the
fe; country and the emoluments of oflice! And let
him who is without sin cast the first stone. Both
country, for the reward held out both would be
indifferent lint for the honors and emoluments.
- ta ' ,
Death of Daniel Webster! and yet retain the characteristics of poor hu-
Our readeis have already heard of the deatlu?man nature. Both areabout equally honest and
of Daniel Webster, and while they will not bej patriotic; and it you will permit a private opin
startled by our announcement of the fact,' theyFyon to be publicly expressed neither party have
will be more deeply grieved that the sad newsL'more than they ought to have, of one or the oth
is confirmed. He expired at precisely twentyp?er. - While, therefore, we should not let party
minutes to three o'clock, on Sunday morning theh warfare interrupt our social relations it is
24th, in the full possession of reason, and eon-5?our duty to chose that party which sets forward
versed freely with his friends. We insert the the best system of political economy. Thepol
particulars, as telegraphed to the New Orleans Picy of the Whig party in our opinion, is much
Picayune. abetter than that of the Democracy. One is thc-
But yesterday, as it were, we could claim three rclieal and visionary the othereminently prac
of the greatest living Statesmen in the world.Fstical and systematic. Clay's American Sys
But the nation was first called upon to mournfe is w'orth infini1 more tnan aI1 the dccla"
the loss of a Calhocx, then of a Clay. andgimation and filibustering patriotism and philan
now of a Webster ! An immortal trio, whoseRtliroP1,y thsit wouU vainlJ a"empt to extend re
names will be revered so long as genius and pa
triotism, and public services shall be apprecia
ted, and much longer than nny poor eulogy of
ours will be known.
The following telegraphic dispatch to the
Picayune, will be read with painful interest:
Marsiifielp, Oct. 21.
Mr. Webster expired at precisely twenty min
utes to three tins morning. During the carlv
publican government over all mankind. The
js one will build up the great interests jf Agricul
ture and the Mechanic Arts it will open the
t road for the ''Iron-Horse,' and remove the dan
gers of navigation it will secure us from foreign
fwars and blood-shed it will build ud schools
ana scnooi nouses overall xue ianu, anu cement
the States by indissoluble ties, in a great, harmc-
niou3 and perpetual Union! On the other hand,
' Lht IlnmAn.Aiin .W.I . lit' 1 .1 l- .AVAIVA Til OTIiW't if
part ot the afternoon, there was some deereaseSV. . , . - . ,
4, ... , . . , , , invites the pauper labor of hnrope to break
in the swelling of Mr. ebster s abdomen, andf? , , ',, . , . i ...
- , ' , t: down American Manufactories, and with them
fewer symptoms of nausea, but no sijrns of ral-r , . , . , .
i '1 , n . A, r , f fe the vital energies of our people in every pursuit,
lying, llepcateiflv, m the course of the fore- . , , 5 , 1 , . Ji
, , - x. , it has a holy horror to the removing of a snag
noon and early part of the afternoon, he conver-W , J TT . . ,
tf-e , i-i , i , ., . tor the improvement of an Harbor it would
seu .reelv, and with great clearness of detail, inP, . ,
i 4. " , . . . , . .. . r deny the rising frenerations the beneht ot a
relation to his private affairs and the condition? J . - , , i i
r , . , V ,. . . . , fc mauificcnt fund to aid the poor to become ed-
ot his farms stating las plans fullr, and thc-fr c , . , , . ' . - t
, V E ucated. Their watchword is Private Enterprise,
manner in which he wishes to have them earn-ft, .... , . A , v i i
, . . . i . c ii- i I And thev leave every thing to be accomplished
edont. About half past five, Mr. Webster was?;, . ' .J , t ,
1 , . , ., bv private enterprise; and yet they leave pn-
again seized with nausea, aud raised considera' - r . , . , , ,
i , .. . i -i ii i i S vate enterprise to languish aim die 1
ble dark matter tinged with blood. Exhaustion? 1 to
now increased rapidly, and his physicians hcldS Gen- Scott is now tllG chosen representative
1. ,-tnt',r,n ii i,.... u ,pnf 1 1 1 f Wl i ! t hi ,1 i - ho has nlwavs been a con-
approaching. - Ksisteut and gallant defenjf WJii5Jiiea and
tj -i.i PnieasuresTahil is decidedly the greatest and most
lie received the announcement with calmness.s . . ' , J , . , .
family be called in, viz: Mrs. Webster. Mrs.pi011 l' M cccPtie 1
vuuatUMlALUUDON. f From the Nashville Whig.
We believe that the various denominations MR. BELL'S SPEECH. '
nnvA sr ipotari into .n i r .. fc3 ir tii i i n . ii..t i.
u 1'iace ior tne cfectionvi iUr- amjh, hi rejiy, oneny returnea instnanKS
of Churches. We hope they will loose no timet! in Aching and elocpuent terms, for the honor
in making preparations to build Rev Mr IthuS. vulu,ntariI.v a.nd spontaneously, as it were,
, 011 "uuuingoi me a gbe Iiad been so long and so intimately known,
piscopal Church, has taken the lead, and laidpand proceeded to speak at some length, "and
the foundation of Grace CJmrrh nn,1 Cno!in,mw'itn characteristic force and perspicurity, of the
the lot and otherwise improved it Much nrii?108'11113,1 canvass and the vital,y important
n, ., 4, '. , ti issues involved in it. We wish it were in our
,s due this gentleman for the active part he ha.sfep0wer to present, this morning a more corn-
taken in building up tne Church in this place.g plete and accurate report of his excellent and
We hope to have occasion to commend his zealLeect'v sPeech. We can only attempt to pre
in this behalf hereafter. ff sent, briefly, from our imperfect notes, a sketch
n 1 . c ,, ,. , Kot some ot its more essentia! points
ouuuam xvev. iy. r lemming, ot uiep Adverting to the nomination of Gen. Scott
M. E. Church, organised a Society, and has? by the Baltimore Convention, he said it niLjht
since spent a short time in soliciting subscrip-S,-'e wc'" injustice to himself, for him to give the
tions to build a Methodist Church. ThP IW?0"3' wh?AR,iy1?.uP L5s mind. a ery e.ar"
, . . 1 t .1 , li ly davjtliat if V infield acott should be the whi
bytenansand Luthenans, and we believe the c-andidate for President, he would give him his
Baptists, have all determined to build, and havep hearty support. He spoke in terms of hi?h
we learn, raised some monev for tin immnsc. h'compliment of Webster and Fillmore he re-
We hone that our friends in th v;f.;:tJ w;il?f?arded th.em h.oth sounJ men, and eminently
, ,. , , - . ' t-wosthy he believed the lormer (Mr. n .) would
do something pretty clever to assist m the con-1 yet einerge from- the cIoml, of (listrus 4ich to
struction of tliese churches. All are deeply in-fe some extent surround him. But he had, him-tci-ested
in the growth of this place, as it willst'lf as early as April, 1831, warned others not
give a ready and high market for all articles raisLto f -1 Gen. Scott that he was a sound man,
, , j. ... ... , I-and might be the chosen candidate of the great
cd by our farmers which will not bear transpor- Whi;? rty for prc.sUIent the Un;ted Sltes
tation such as butter, eggs, fowls, and many g and if he should, that he would be worthy of
other things. Comfortable Churches are indisv(om" support.
pensable to the growth of any place!' And noV? H? djed 1wIth ,some h,U dearest an'1 best
, . . . if political friends, who refused to support Oener-
place can grow up to any great importance with-Js Scott? b(jcause whatever m;.ht th0llgllt or
out them. Where there is so much activity andsaM 0f his own soundness, they regarded his
bustle throughout the week as there is here, thc nomination and election as giving nutriment to
repose of the Sabbath comes like factious sectional feeling at the north. He
. r . . , thou'dit the true issue was, whether the real m-
"Oratcful summer evening 7.ei)hyrs, V ? e ., , , . , ,
0 1 ' .. terests of the south would be promoted more bv
and as a season of necessary repose. We con- the rPjcct;ou of such a nian with suoh higu
sequently need good churches, aud we hope thatp claims upon the confidence of the whole coun-
one interested in the growth of Loudon? try? f unquestionable soundness as a national
will act liberally, energetically an
ately, in reference to this matter.
1; KJinan, or by his cordial and earnest support.
tul IT- 11' J t.11 1. 1 - a ! il -1
m lie ocueveu me latter 10 ue true ooucy, 1110
Kin this, he differed with the gentlemen in whose
. I T ; F sagacity and judgment he was accustomed to
EST e invite the attention of the Farmers reposo much confidence ar.d whose motives he
of East Tennessee and elsewhere, to the able;- did not for a moment doubt Or ouestion. But
and interesting articles under our Agricultural
head, buch articles cannot tail to-do a vast;
he believed the rejection of General Scott, upon
grounds like these, would tend greatly to
good 11 acted upon. And we hope to see ourr t,e north
fbr many of our friends there, would
farmers taking the matter into hand and sec bow then regard us as impracticable and unreasona-
much better thev will get'along. It costs the '-de, and would too probably despair of co-oper-
same, if not more monev, to cultivate poor, astinS harmoniously and efficiently with us, in
If, therefore, the farmer can-. IIe contrasted the position of Scott and Pierce
it does rich land.
improve his land so as to double its prodr.ctivejv their public services and claims upon the
capacity; if he could support himself on the landij country and said with much pith and force,
when poor, when improved it will just take onekth would not boar comparison.
halt leaving the surplus as nett profit, uponh P;er.e t0 bc S0UI'Klbut not a whit more relia
which he may soon become rich. E ble than Gen. Scott hardly so much so; be-
We feel a deep interest in this subject. We ; cause, Gen. Scott was every inch a man, and
cannot build up prosperous cities without build-, nau iPvcu 10 llie country, in nis cnaracter ana
. : . . .... , r career, a stronger guatanty for his power to
ing up Agriculture, a town or cityissimpiy a 3i m nt i.,oct n,.t ;,i.,
point where the products of labor are excliang-:; dently for himself upon the convictions of his
ed. If the the fanner produces barely enough!-', judgment upon all great questions of public in-
IV Jlllll.lll, Ml luuic liu mil iiui: iiuuiih-.-.
GEN. SCOTT'S PERSONAL MERITS. Ilfield Scott was never known to refure his time
The following communication hearing testimony!!3 Purse a.n7 ?h? obJf ct of miafortnne.
to the personal character of Gen. Scrtt appeal 3rhe wntfr,of J-13 el1 r.emembe" hl3,re.r,,7 to a
in the New York Commercial Advertiser; hav-"T1 fr'en d ? 'a3 comp!a,n:ng to
ing been addressed to that paper, as it says, bythe General of being obliged to leave Saratoga
"a gentlemen known in pnbficllife, and esteemed tbecause the .saf "vestment of a large sum of
in private, and not politically an adherent of thenione hl PrcscPc at hme-
whir candidate ,? ' ' (Cdcar said tae "Jeneralr half grtively, half
The communication signed "Constant Read-leuinorouslv. "if you ?xPfct m J?7 in
er," aud the remarks which it elicited from you, case Jonre midta.ke"- 1 h7 DO?-
in the Commercial Advertiser of Oct., G, were to sPar& for arma4u11'1 thet JC1 of $4
both well put and well timed. The moral and ?1000J Pfr anxnu,m- MJ tabIe at-h,a
religious character of those who are presented ,loaded letters from poor old soldiers, and
as candidates for public office has been too i0." witli. large families, asking either lor re
much disregarded among ourselves, ami men, 3lief; r C0TU" had 1 abeart h"nd,3 ! gTCa
though this neglect of judicious scrutiny, are i,terthan I have, it would be all too little to sym
frequently placed in important public trus s who fpathize with men rich rich as yourself. Good
could not, perhaps, find one among the voters morning S., I wish you well out of your dilficnb
by whom they were put in office who would con- :4t,esJ , , ' A. A
fide any trifling private interest to their mrmage- J Gen- ,Sf.u 3 veneration for all that pertains
ment. Hence so much of real corruption in of- Ito sacred thin-3 J3 wel1 kn0?'n. H'3 .
ficial station, and so much of accusation and '."snect for the cbsenances of religion is shown
suspicion of its existence even where the grounds h7 hl3 aendance on public worship at all sea
are not real. No one will deny that this lack of .,8ons wherever he is, and in bis urging the same
insisting upon the fair moral character as a re-l?Pcn rJSnnl llP.n the officers and men under
quirement for oflice is an evil of reat mani- h'm- A communicant of no denemination, he
tude,andvet how entirely has it been overlwk- :-llU ma3 no secret of ha preference for the
ed among us: or. if adverted to at all. brought ;iforra of ri0s, worship in whica he was edu-
J... ... - 1
in only as a make-weight in party vituperatiou,4'i"ca;eUt,ia;oane1i
and used only so far as the blackening of an JA declared foe to all
ieterference with the con-
adversary's fair name might be made subservi-;;,sciene of 0Lth' and particnlarly to all pro-
ent to defeating his political aspiration.'. scnuuon, wneiner social or poimcai, nc claims
This, I repeat, is wrong. The mode of scru
tiny is bad the motive is almost every insta nee
- for himself what he concedes to others the
right of individuat choice in a matter between
'l- il l Jl' li l r"l -.
m . i. - - nw i.ivi nn 11 1 n ; i r it i ntiu 1 1 1 tit i i. r i i .r
worse. 1 he writer of this would never rake up " " ' .
- mhj Hill"! i rifi i .ii'in?... Ti-. K. ii a.ii ii. i- n 1 1. .1, .
Christians, and express hirf
of the wise discretion of the
ternitH' the yovthful period of life: still less
would bo visit H.a s;n nf tl,ot eanann ftfnnftn'.'?1 admiration
upon the mature age or hoary head of him who ,more eminent English leaders of the I rotcstant
has turned from its evil, so far as man can see: .movement, saying that Uiey had lormed a plat
he would pass over, in a spirit of charity, acts :lroad e1n1"Sh f him to stand upon, from
even of the period of subdued passion, into -wb be c?Vld 1 ;abad wJ.th as veil fuimue.l
which the actor may have been surprised at the a hoPe 'V'3 . treAren standing on their plat
festive board, or any other occasion. But am I ;or3 hf cjnhed for hinxse t.
ly thirty year3, and been frequent and a.s inti-
not called upon as a gootl citizen, as a good citi-.
, as conscientious man, responsible both to
my country and my God for the consequences of -maJe "tercouise with him y the ifWuce of
my actions, to considcall such cases where ful-" their ages warranted Dunng this period Lc
ly authenticated, and give them that weight, in has een him repeatedly at the festive b.iarJr
declaring on matters which effect the common ' a"d a a tirae wben " excuse wotiM Lave ,bec
weal, that I would in those affectin- immediately thought necessury for ssrno excess cm suel. oc-
or only my own? The writer thinks there can ' casions; yei ne nas never Known ,n mm i ic iea.t
be no doubt the plain line of dntv on this nes- -s,?n 01 over nauigcnce, nor lias ne ever met
uon. m tne one case tne consequences mav, it . ' , " , , 1 , V -
is true, be remote; in the other immediate, 'in thlll2 of the kind- .The 8eral s chief reerea
.,.i n: ... r sions are conversation, reading, and chess: of
jjuuiie uuil-l-3 may oniv aneci me ity -- , . . . , . , IT-
pxnifin r mv iii; -mntlnn rtmrf -1. i each of whichhe is particularly fond. His scru
1 t t
ln.l rrrv-oK, o ,t i., :ii puious regaru ior exampje witu respect to carl
-"-- . -v.. nun ill I Hi U ill y OU UCS Lcl tiVt . OH 11. - , . . .1 -i
am 1 the less bound to take all proper precau-' W'e', wn mauy years ago at we mm
tiens in chosing the one than the other? Cer- :.ta7 acakemy, where canls are forbid cn to the
tainly not. cadets, when he refused to take part there even
tt 111 u ..aiiic ui iiioi. aim ixi 111.? iirr pt i uil'.
"e ' - i t - -. i-i . 11- .
agamc in his own quarters since while at West
Of a social race, (the Virginian,) and haviu;;
The writer of this is no political partisan.
has a strong feeling of nationality; a deh-e to
see his country prosperous-, physic-ally and mor-
. ' 1 . - r -. . .Pftmmonf'W u nr n nm-'ivt r.r.nnont v cn.i.
ruiiT a salutary loar. lhese conditions or the , . i " : -
- r n nn if-rwt-i'r r,.-vi - i in 11 n-nt. , 1...
iin,u . 1 OU.lUil t LUiUi iUVt iX. X i I ill b LI V
such men as were then assembled in and about
"Richmond, the General is characteristically so
ifcial and fond of conversion. With a laenory
; peculiarly retentive and ready, joined to a habit.
State, without which it must come corrupt and
soon sink into insignificance, he believes must
depend, under Prowdence, in no small degree
upon the character ot its rulers, and particular-.
ly of its chief executive officer, Believing this,
he feels himself bound oy every consideration. po
litical and social, to discard all merely sectional
of censtant reading, there are few men hi this
country who have such a store of information
I ' - ' w T I 1 ' 1 - T 1 1 - .
P.,.t 1,1. c;,l .1,1, r,r,r a r,r i-ifl ,r irnhmtri.-.l ii.toi-Pt n n rmn-.n cr. m,,r. on a" uij.-cu at laeir cammain i as uen. scott.
to sell, and he would consequently have to denyand Iormaiu.nt interost iRVOlve(J in this canvass, tional as is that of the choice of. the Chief 5la- hat'r he hi"? 1,e e?a T,tcA almost. Kebat'
himself of the skill of the artisan, because he j He referred esju'cially to Internal Improvements isirate, and to give his voice to that man onlv haver SQes hc ,ias an crlu n,asto
would have nothing to give for his labor. Ther and the protection of Home Industry. And it who offers him the best guarantees for future ovcr'. Aac3'1 L':Uur; , $ p-
mpfliniie would thrrpfore have to hunt a home-: was remarkable, he, said how great an interest good conduct; those of a life uniformly spent in ; ?eem eer Pcnt, or come a. his bi-f-.ig. llai-
mechamc , ouh there ore, ha. e to hunt a home R nUtetl in this canvass. She thought obedience and respect t the laws of oU aud "3 intimately all the marked m,:nm-
elsewhere, and leave the fanner enUrelv to lnm w Franklin Pierce ought to recve the laws of the land, and in promoting every ed.ately succeeding tue Involution cov.nt.
self. Whereas, if he would improve Ins lan.s,vthe suffni -es of the American people. And thing bv which good order is maintained in so- present day perhaps n.nmauiusH,.
'noblest Roman of them
! For fortv odd years
, . , ., - j5- 1 ,1 1 & he has been fighting the battles of his country,
Hows to each calling them individually bv . 1
0 J 1 :,. :..n 1. lioo rliMin mnw tn mf)kP fllA
. iff iiTT iiu'i 111 iiiai iiiiiv;, iiv umiv, ...vi.. w ....... -i-
few words of farewell& ' . ,
t-'Amencan Arms respected abroad, tnan any
man that has lived since the Revolution.
Look at a long life of public services. Look
names, ne addressed a
and religious consolation. Next he called in the
mule members of his family, and personals
friends,, who had been with him the last few
days, viz: Fletcher Webster, (his only surviving
son), Samuel A. Appleton, son-in-law, J. W.
Paige, Geo. F. Curtis, Ed. Curtis of New York,
Peter Harvey and Charles Henry Thoma3 of
Marshfipld. nnd Mnsssrs flpn -T Alilintt nr.il W
n . , ., e ., c. . r. . t B common country and then behold the honora
l . .int7ino-pr hnlh nt tho St.ntp I lAiinrtmfnt R J
it. i 1 c 111 1 -.i 1 is ble wounds he carries!
l nshincrton. Adorcssi-Kr Men 01 tlipm hv nnmp.Tr
Via rArrpd to nnt rplntirmQ n-Sth tliAin ros.
... 1 , 11.1 a K misrepresentations, and lies that are urged a-
pectivclv, and one by one bade them an aflec-X. 1 , . , . , , . ,
. 'r If gainst him for political cflect; that history that is
to be read by the millions that are to succeed
at the important stations requiring the qualities
; of a Statesman, he has filled with honor to him
'self and incalculable benefit to his country.
Look at the r.umber of times he bore his noble
bosom to receive the shot of the enemies of our
;hen behold the honora-
Read his history; that
' impartial history that is to outlive the calumnies,
Tt T. 1. -li" 1 TT - 1
xu.s Was H.Ano, .lau-pasto, ne now upon the sUge of life, with the same admira-
Mr. Harvey called in again, and said to him, that wg th w d ofWash.
J mgton, Marion, and a host of patriots who have
I am well enough to know vou I am well I' , ., . . . r .., r .1
c served their country not more faithfully than
luuuyu .0 love vou anu wen eniHign iwtaii 0 , , .
, e , ' , . U Gen. Scott has done!
down the richest of Ilp.ivpn s IilAssinTa unom
you. Harvey dou't leave me till I am dead;9 Having, therefore, a noble leader who is in
don't leave Marshfield till I am a dead man."rcver va7 entitled to our confidence; and
Then, as if speaking to himself, he said: "On- the SloiIous old code of Triples for which as
2Jtl, Ortohor nil thnt i mnH,l nf n,l WaIi-S h-.gs,we have long contended let us move
Kf.cr will 1,a no moro."' ITo now nmvod ; h'Ji forward in solid column, and a complete and
natural usual voice, strong full. and'clAnr, end Slorious tor7 wiU bc tbc result! The s1iicS
ing with Heavenly Father forgive my sins and; arc ?cttInS hrighter and brighter our gallant
receive me to thyself, through Christ Jesus. At't lca(Icr is advancing with the majestic step oi a
half past 7, Dr. Warren arrived from Boston, to: conquering hero to meet his country's enemies.
relieve Dr. Jeffries, as immediate mcd;cal at-D'And as his step ever became more majestic and
tcncnt. f nrm as lbe rage of mortal strife increased, he
, , - . , , . , . T . I seems more noble ?s he grapples more power-
shortly after he conversed with Dr. Jeffries,' . . , , TT , , ; , , , , . - .
, , ,. , , . ' fuliy with the Ilydra of slander and detraction!
who said he could do nothing more for him than- J . , ,
, . . - , . . ."Every day adds to his strength. I he people
administer occasionally a sedative potion, and:, , , , f , A . i
A. . , ,,,r T , , , i have been told that he was not to be trusted.
flint Cn nl 1 m l flhntnn I n l-v-l rt 1 hniw
.i i.f . 1 hey have waited long and patiently for the
iitcuiiy t,iii liic irit ji ii. x- J ou iiid y j"jiiiu' -
soon' At ten o'clock, be was still lower, but
, . 1 tomb of falsehood, and truth and justice arc put
within his sight or hearing. k . , . , , . . .
tt ,. . I ting on their beautiful garments to grace the tn
lie lingered on until 20 minutes of threev , . ;, .. A , . , .
, A. ,r n i i i tl i 5" umph of the gallant old soldier ! And it is
when death called him to his reward. Thus has r ,, , , , P , u- D,
,, , 4l , . e ... , . r pretty well established that General W ixfield
crumbled the chief pillar of the A mencau rey , J ... , . . r 4i u-tA
, ,. rr, . -e, , , , A Scott will be the next President of the United
public. 1 he most painful gloom pervades all . , .
!, n. i t States. So mote it be!
iiusji-, iiw iuc suiLiiiu Miuui'ss inai is everj'iJj
where apparaut proclaims that an awful calami-
ty has befallen the nation.
proof. iNone has been Drought iorwaru. re
traction is fast sinking into the dark and dismal
& We are pleased to learn by our friend,
- . -m r 1 .1 . -it
jgiST The death of Mr
fall as a greai calamity upon the people, who
FT W'm. F. Harris, of Macon, who spent a day with
!araara3ESSairi us on' his way to Knoxville, that at the late Ag
V ebster seems to;- . . . J. . ,r . .. A. ,r t
V nculuiral r air ai -uacon, iue jicoaia. ut.-uu., u-
nwarded six Premiums for
a..-t. oo.l -;l,rtl,t TKlrtw l1ic!f;r.r.:rv ? -II11S VlClIlIiy , CIC
hibit unfeigned sorrow. The principal tovnsJ superior specimens of Stock, -be.ng upon
and cities are clad in mourning. Well may we! CVCr' pxhlbltf ! Thc m?.
i, r - i . i r n n H of superior Flour made at their new Mills, did
all mourn for a mighty man has fallen in the' . . . " avi a '
jantl t not arrive in time to go before the committee. -
t-Had it arrived m time, it would undoubted. y
i have taken the first premium. This speaks
lion. We feel confident that Gen. Scott will be5 well of Roane county.
ii n .i mt Tl-l 1 ' l
iae next rresident lae nigs nave gaineu;
CS This is our last paper before the Elec
Cody's Lady's Booh For November has
-o- - - o Ji
igh in recent elections in Pennsylvania and S
Ohio, to induce the "belief that when all the votes ; been received. To say that it maintains its for
are called out on the 2nd, Gen. Scott willreceixe; mer high character, is all that is necessary.
these States by triumphant majorities. The-. In our judgement this work hag improved in
Whigs have gained three Members in Ohio, and ' every respect, beyond what it was a few years
almost overcome the popular majority. Our a, back. The contents are more solid and instruc
gallant old leader has always been victorious., tive! Price $3. We will furnish all who desire
Let us cast aside prejudice and rally undn- hisfthis excellent Monthly and thc Loudon Fre
ictorious -tandurd! Be onth? alert. g Press for in advance.
more grain would be produced, men of capital J whv? Because he was identified with the free
seeing the advantages presented would erect all trade policy, the essential nutriment of her pan-
kinds of manufactories, mechanics would flockg own la,rin?r aml )atri()tic mnsses
in, times become easy, and we would all rejoice He spoke in touching and eloquent terms of
together!. fihe whig standard of the trying scenes
'"We would, therefore, suggest the pi-oprietvthrough which the older members of the whig
and ur-e upon our friends in East Tennessee.!: rart-v j" Tennessee, himself among them, had
, . . - . i-i i a I- passed together when they rallied, like the
the importance of forming Agncultural e.c-. ,partau ,nJ of Le01litlas again,t overwhei.
ties in every county. They may be conducted raing odds, and, more fortunate than they, ear
so as to have a tremendous effect. They stimu- ried the State for Hrcii L. White, in 1S:5(J, and
late effort and get up an emulation to excel, that in every subsequent Presidential contest, though
Pa . Henry Clav, the great Chieftain and candidate
can but result in incalculable benefit to all con-H of eeeivedbut 65 electoral votes
cerned. We hope soon to see an AgnculturaU for President, in 1832. It would require stron
Society formed in this town. Situated as Lou-r ger arguments than any he had heard presented,
don is, between the rich and productive Sweet-0 induce him to abandon that old whig staud-
. x, , i i i ard in Tennessee, whenever it is elevated by the
water alley, and the no less productive lands outhoritv of thc whi,r party of the xJon.
north of tha River, running up by Maj. LenoirV ne wouf(l stand by it to the end.
makes it a point where a most efficient' Socie-! He adverted, in conclusion, to the late State
ty mi-rht be formed. Especially, as it is acces- elections in Pennsylvania and Ohio. He warm
' , ., i o. i i " i o. t ed his democratic friends that they might be
sable by Railroad, Steamboats and Stages. i .. qo JIe said) ag hft ame hon?(
t. i . j T'r, TT" .ii' through those States, he was told by our whig
JEST It ,s stated that Parson Foss, now ell, to (lurzsci nt anj eports th
known as the Reporter of Gen. Pierces New. m;2ht be received as to the -result of the Slate
Boston Abolition Speech, is on his way South' elections there they were aiming nt higher
to sue Gen. Sam. Houston for Libel, in charging1 game. His best judgmeut was, that Gen. Scott j
him with having been in the State Prison
well acquainted with the political history of tin
country even in its most minute detaiN. His
fondness for personal anecdotes, and the origin
of words, is also a neculiur trait which he. show
by minute acquaintance with t-Io; of urritcrs
v neoi ile. u
ciety, and its most sacred interests are secured
in the social and domestic relations. He a-iks
no better pledges than these; no profession of
political faith, and no promises, written or spY-
IVril, mill.! UK V- ULVVIlll'dlllV. "T IUV. O V 1- A Y1 Y ll'.l 1
nt,.,s. can So-ur his confidence. iu?. ie!dora 1(oked into by our hu
The two great parties of the country now:""1"'". V' lL , ,
present for our suffrages two citizens, each hav- :anf n? od Psonoge to wmch the (.eneral w,,l
ing previously held public offices; for each of ot add, almost at the mstant? a parallel ancc
whom full confidence is claimed by their res- do,t,(?: 1 b,s "-dl! him to rja-Uag, or
pective partisans. What am I to do? To vote ' t"Jkin?' far lnto, h'e hjrs of the inn!nig!:t.
purely as party man or to vote conscientiously, iThe writer once hi.lged on the same floor wit.,
after a candid examination of the character and ,tbe .(-eneml, and, to retire t h.s own chamljer
past life and services of each of the individuals .i1"1 was obliged to .Pa tlie dm of the
l.i,..i...i ri,f... i,, a., .General s, usually It ft open. He mostly found
al son of the Republic looking to her wclfa he General reading, andwas foment y popped
as paramount to all other considerations, I must
..m passing, for a talk. Often. v,hen fimlin-' th
inight waining into the small hours of the mor
ning, the writer would say, "Conic, General, it
.is bed time,'' the reply would be, 'Friend A ,
' H .i i. i ...
an me moral vutacs uo not consist in being m
Tli is is right.
take the latter course. This I must do; and in
so doing, will briefly give my reasons for the
choice I shall make, without attempting to di
Scott, on national grounds, on social grounds V'YA , , .
and on domestic grounds. j " the least among the many aniiaMe tauu
On national grounds, whose name stands high-'4of thld W ferrfat and good man are h.s kind
er than Winfieled Scott's? In whose, in the .fe a!vJ a"ention to young persons ar.d omen.
time of danger, either foreign or domestic, 1 heT'cr,he cognises ment m the former
could we find such a tower of strength? What f l l advances it as fair as !is m his j-.wer,
man now living can exhibit such services ren- andbv ime7 d JwdicioiiR counsel or sug-es-dered
to the State? Of his military services it Vlon turn aside the erring f.oni their
is scarcely needful to speak, for none but the '4e"?- nner to women is but the reflex
would bc elected President of the United States, I most reckless partisans pretends to question or ZZ'ZnnfVhZr"' I v "Bn T
, if he lived. That Fraklin Pierce should be disparage them. On this point W infield Scott a,"" Jr t T;' " '
has fame enough to satisfy the cravings of the -i i"' "oj L;"' ""--
loftiest ambition. He who, while a mere strip- but. f dl pressce. t o his great honor
pling, a rudv, flaxen-haired vouth, with the W c,a.n be said tht no om.en has ever seen aught
w ....it.A .infill, iiwui ii;j Ul,3, lOTtillv..!
It seems to oe,. eiecte(i over h;m ne could never believe, until
generally conceded that a man may lie and dc- it actually occurred.
ra ud for political effect aud yet maintain a good Mr. He'll, who is still in feeble health, though
, , , lt. oC,inuch improved, was considerably fatigued by
moral character, and the sooner this erroneous animted cffurtt and cioscd amidst ardent
notion is corrected the better for our country and demonstrations of applause.
our national honor. And we know of no better .:
plan to correct this evil, than to hold every nianAN INFAMOUSFOJIG TO
personally responsible for uttering falsehoods,3 ' '
r i- i ir- ii ti i.. ii To flic Editors of the National Intelligencer:
even for political effect ! The people are be-- . . . ,
. . i . , . i ! A friend of mine has just sent me the asu-
fnmin-r wnnrriod and dkSTU.sted at SUCh criminal . TT . ... ,., . . ... .
0 - o mg union ot tne iiTtn inst., containing a mohi j
party zeal. This reform will work wonders,with. ifan,ous editorial headed "General Scott and j
politicians generally. the Abolitionists The Whig candidate for the
. Repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law." This arti-
Be Carcj'ul! It is unpleasant to vote and af-i cle attempts to prove that General Scott is an
terwards find out that the ballot cannot be counA- abolitionist. The Editor says:
Many votes are lost ccry, - Vhi- member of Congress who stands
down still on his chin, dipped the victorious ban-
a .i . x -.-Liir mi p.m. ituri- fin. ii rn u'i n voiM.rom
tioji nt hw mimti'v in tn.' Rnarv nr M,i'mra. i m uou.
and then raised a drooping despondent nation VW' howevef. falIen; the character stam-d on
from the -dents of apprehension to confident lomnnw jvia mortucr, or S:stei has ea r bcy.i
boldness; who, at the age of sixty, his hair now r;held sncred by A nifieU Scott. In tins he is in
whitened, his brow furrowed with the cares of a tbeirex w-fVr.
nations safety, his well known stalwart from . Such is the man now before thwjrrcat Rcpul
having replaced the fragile frame of youth, bore Vie a3a r its Llnef il.titracy; .
the same banners from" victory, from the Gulf , ?!?a",of ,whT u -nnot bc .too often ropeateu
of Mexico to the foot of the Andes, has surely y;"" -i wings wen xnat penaui-.
had glory enough to satisfy any man. His fame It.? a?nmt anu 1:iteres!jm - pP"'--
has gone out to the ends ot the
has answered unto deep, and mountain
unto mountain, the name of WinhVld Seott. r,l.ne scn001 movement P
The world's wonder.-
ted, owing to defects.
Presidential Election, by voting directly for the h;?h ;,vthe confidence of his party and gives the
Presidential candidates. Such votes cannot be
mull iiw tauic -i.i V t t .iiii
le earth Deep -v known no section, looked to i ajv
nountain echoed L f1" no Part-V" He on io -vu,:n-' -V;rica.
v:fii i ir.the school movement and prj.ivsj which to
the leviathan Andes bear
I'lC Helium VI If iiiiitriu otuw.- i i .
.1 v . i . same scuooi in
i.iiu lOiiiiiiL: .iiiiiiiaanu
our dav scci.i much in the;
tV,!.t F!l(f-' that General
I'UUUll'U, US UIC V.uili3.liui.l"ii "-'u"'-'J . 1 il . 1 if.. I . 1
, . . , , , t i v Fugitive Slave bill, and that he would it elected
wu,u uu -I'l'"""'-- "J 1"" "7;r. President, sign a law for its repeal."
ty it is to vote directly for a President and V lcev To 1M.oye tllis as,crt;on the Union adds:
President. Be careful, therefore, to vote fhe?3 "On the 20th of July, 18j2, the Honorable
entire ticket for Electors. I -ewis V. Campbell addressed from Washington
f City a circular to his constituents which was
B, Wm. Y. Huff, Esq., is opening a new: published in the Lebanon Star, an abolition
.... . ,i k, -t fm' Scott, paper. From this circular we take an ex-
Ferry on the Kingston road about a mile from x ''.1 , , .. . . .., .
i nijr un u ii-i Oo . tracJ. wnicjj ,ve SUDmit to the country without
this place. This is right. The growing impor- commeut."
tanceof this place require new roads running UT by
out in every direction. One is needed veryS-TOtes. j am the representative of tbs Free-Soil
much from this place towards Morganton. p principles; I know General Scott to be with us
on the subject of slavery: . He is a friend of Lib-
2? A friend has directed our attention to the I Crty, platform or no platform; and if we can mus
fact that the name of Rev. C. D. Smith, did not" ter votes enongh in Congress to repeal the Fngi-
it, r i :fmIC, e ,oi,nra,;-'tive Slave Law, as I believe we can, it is within
appear in the list ot appointments ot preachers. . . 0 ' .
11 11 1 1- i i i niv knowledge that General Scott will sign the
of the Holston Conference, published in our last. k'w Not go whh General Pierce; he is as corn
paper. He was appointed Supernumerary on ; pletcly sold to the south, aud to the dealer in hu
the Knoxville Station, with Rev. E. E. Gillen-' man flesh and blood as ever Fillmore and Web-
. t ster were."
waters" M LEWIS D." CAMPBELL,"
I pronounce the foregoing a BASE FORGE
RY! I NEVER WROTE ANY SUCH CI R-
lm .fn,..,l I .IT- ... II. J! ,
testimony to his .UV "'V?'"; ; "j"'
powers as a man of war. As a man of peace, 3 V. T , , r'l" 3
v,o ,nnlo nr tha TT.,;tl St,T n0ii ' ,-chair, the intimate tnrnd and co-worker of i!n
Whi? candidate a cordial support, we will show ! tn '.l.i. v .a ,..n i ..:.. '." leading party of the Republic at that
. . 'iv ort , , inn lit. i lit. 1.3 nru nri I t-ii iiv uvriLiu'i . . . ...
iw .t ,o ,n t-iirni. nr t h rprwD nrrrip i. , ... . -
. ... j , foreign war by ar-ving do
domestic excitement; v , .
..i. ... i i- i.- . v. l ' :this'
for lumber in 2
ni-r i t i m DT-nir it 4 o ttt.ti
tliLliAll A.M1 IMiditi DlitU HAO iV llk
Kr&- Lumber. The demand
this place is greater than the supply,
Steam Mill of Messrs. Harvey & King is kept publfsned in tne Lebanon Star.
busy in filling orders; and we notice large qnan-a The entire article in the Union is A TISSUE
ties of Lumber coming up on the Cars- Yet J OF FALSEHOODS and MISREPRESENTA
"e . T TIONS SUPPORTED ONLY BY A MOST
the cry is More Lumber. VILLAINOUS FORGERY!
n?5 Sec the card of L. Jonxsox A; Co., and General Scott never expressed to me any opin-
then look at the beautiful print of this paper as iotfas to the Fugitive Slave Law, nor have I ev
. . . 1 1 l.- r ' l er so represented. My support of that distin-
a sample of the Type cast at tefaia founory. H. m&Q h nQt QOt beeQ founded
it iirAn Vi i a fimniftna nnnn 4-Tiot nnnctinn
EST The jashvdle Union comes to us m a h 1 Until Editors of the uion prod
new dress, and greatly improveu in appearance-,
We love to note such improvements.
- BSf The Bank of the Union, at Washington!
Lebanon Star containing such a publication
over my name they must, stand before the world
branded as LIARS and FORGERS.
LEWIS D. CAMPBELL.
Hamilton. Ohinj Oct. 18, 1852.
having fought and bled to roar to vigorous gr jwtii
. ' u . . . . Air. . l f
whether in- all thev have entrusted to him he has iluls m,u.l umuu "1's.ma i is now neiu up y
not fully justified their confidence. 1 They are ST?,?. tUs ! ? 80 ?'.to
called upon to say whether there U any other stabbsh and perpj rate. Shall we judge him
man to whom, in a moment of danger, they h" 7rks Shall we credit h.s words, whos
would look with such confidence as to Winfield jthfulnesa has never been impeached? Or
g 0t .sha!l we believe his maligners? Shall we act
He" is even now, it is true, accused of morhid ""'"f0 tUf sn?h
ambition. We are told to be ware of another :Jcarry home to every honest heart, or blindly
Cesar. But where are the proofs? Dpbced;J
from command while at tie head of arj Tarmy '1 SecUonal ""fcism? Let ey
a v i -.i, n n .a ,, ,U;aA i.iriiw 'Ary conscientious man tarn these things well
flushed with unparallelled success, denied by the ' ,. . , , . ,, . , , ? .
. 1 . , . ini :ti j T i'40ver his mind, and at the polls, with his hand
Government the triumph he had justly and glo- j ,. , I ,. , ,'. . .
i -.i i. ;.f .--.'on his breast, let hnn ask himself the question
nously won, with every petty insult that party r , . . .. . .
3 ill - v" J.-i;, i;ra t Ait -,hefore depositing his vote Does my duty to
revenge could devise heaped on nim to madden -j n , . . . . ',
,. - .. , j-i p llo, o -4my God, to my country, to my neighbors, and
his generous spirit what did Cesar the bee- fi.J m . ' . r -w.a
i5 ir i .. i . .La monnoc oi i:-ro my own family, require me to vote for ind
ond.' He submitted as the meanest soldier to ,. . f j P ' i - , i 1,
.-1 tn A,m v e afield Scott, ot tor r rauklin Pierce? And ash
court oi inouirv instituted to destroy his fair , -, . , . ,
. ., nmo i.i -shall meet this responsibility at the last day, so
fame. And when the people came eagerly to -, . ... , . J T .
i 1 -il n,.ni;,ln 1 . .- A l"" "..l " 11 UUC WW 111.11 "
io meci nim wiin a loiuiiimr umuuu, itunu
and hid himself in his humble abode. Ne r
York alone, forced him from his retreat, to i.ra
ify the overflowing
the now war-worn soldier.
.volved a nations destinv. He who withholds
"that vote, or he who eives it li :rhtlv. incurs a
turn irom uia rcireai, to i.ra --v c i -t o 1 u v iJ. e u
;:,. a ?;fearful responsibility. So let all look to it, for it
hearts of her citizens toward rr . , , . , ,., iT. nn
larl the man." SCAEVOLA.
rounds who stands fairer? Is -3
there a whisper of reproach against Winfield Hon. diaries Feat on Mercer. The Lvnch-
Scott? Not one. Through every phase of life 5?Juro Virginian says,that the whigs of Lynchburg
he stands before the people an example to her'-Jwere addressed by this distinguished gentlman
youth, her strong men, and her aged sires. "-on Saturday night, in a speech of nearly three
Magnanimous among the noblest, mark his eon-jijhour3 length and of great ability and interest. "
duct to Gen. Twigs, Harney, and Hitchcock, in Among other topics, he spoke, says the Virgin
Mexico; men who, up to that time had pursued yian, of his long and intimate acquaintance with
him with bitter denunciations. Forgetting and iGen. Scott running back more than the third of
forgiving all for the sake of his country's good, century, and bore eloquent tesiinony to his
he reconciled these men to himself, and placed spotless purity of his life the extent of his in
each according to his merits where he knew reformation thc powers of his intellect, and
they would be most serviceable to her. A friend 2his unquenchable love of country. He declared
almost to blindness for a friend's faults, one emphatically that, in thirty years experience in
great instance of ingratitude the falling away Ifpublic life in which he had been thrown in
of one for whom he "bad done all, and suffered Seontact with all of the eminent men of the conn
much for so doing called forth from him no 'itry and in three visits to Europe, be had ney
word but of strong regret for the fair name thus Ser met with a man of more extensive information,
tarnished. Charitable in its truest sen?", Win-gihan Gm. S.-ott,