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Stroutltburg, Pa. April 10, IS 10.
paid bcfoie iho end of the year.
whation. And while they lay in all appear
as ee senseless, and almost destitute of life
ihcir mind were more vigorous and active and
1 eir memories more retentive and accurate
I an they had been before I have heard res
pectable characters assert, that their manifesta
tions of gospel truth were so tdear, as to re
quire some caution when they began to speak
lest they should use language, which might
lead their hearers to suppose they had seen
those things with tbeir natural eyes. But at
the same time they had seen no image or sensi
ble representation, nor indeed anything besides
the old truths contained in the Bible. Among! Terms, $2,00 in advance; $2J25, half yearly; and $2,50 if not
those whose mmds were hlled with the most
communications of divine love, I but seldom
observed anything ecstatic, their expressions
wore just and rational; they conversed with
calmness and composure ; and on first' recover
ing the use of speech, they appeared like per
sons just recovering from a violent sickness
which had left them on the border of the
I have sometimes been present when per
sons who fell tinder the influence of convic
tions, obtained relief before they rose. On these
occasions it was impossible not to observe how
it was depicted in their countenances. From
a face of horror and despair they assume one
which was open, luminous, and serene, and
expressive of all the comfortable feelings of
rehjnon. As to those who fall down under Je
Gen, William Henry Harrison
FOR VICE PRESIDENT:
FOR SENATORIAL ELECTORS.
John A. Slmlze, of Lycoming,
Josepu Itifner, of Cumberland,
mp The Hon. J. C. Clark, in Congress, will
accept our thanks for public documents.
fX5 Tire Legislature by joint resolution passed,
adjourn on the 16th inst.
Thomas B. McElwee has been expelled from
gal convictions and continue in that stale, thev the 1Iouse of Representatives, inconsequence of
are not different from those who receive con-1 me outrage commiuea uy mm on mo person 01 mr.
victions in other revivals ; excepting that their 1 1legins. The vote stood ayes 58, nays 20. This
distress is more severe. Indeed, extraordinary 1-result does honor to the Legislature, and is but a
just vindication of the laws and the character of
?v power is the leading characteristics of this
Jrevival. Both saints and sinners have more stri
2in discoveries of the realities of another world
than J have ever known on any other occasion.
I trust I have said enough on -this subject,
to enable you to judge how far the character of
enthusiasm is applicable to it. Lord Little
ton in his letter on the conversion of St. Paul
observes, (and I think very justly.) that " en
thusiasm is a vain, self-righteous spirit, swell
ed with self-sufficiency, and disposed to glory
in its religious attainments." If this defiiiiton
The Van Buren Policy. The wages of the night
Watchman at the Custom House, New York, and
at the Navy Yards, have been reduced twenty-five
cents per day. This is only cairying out the Sub
Treasury doctrine. Mechanics and working men
should look to it.
A very large Tariff meeting was recently held
in the court house at Orwigsburg. Tho A.ners
be a good one, there is perhaps as little enthu- Journal states that the proceedings were spirited,
siasm in Kentucky as" in any other revival
Never in my life have I seen more genuine
marks of that humility, which disclaims the
merits of, his own duties, and looks to the
Lord Jcsr.s Christ as the only way of accept
ance with God. 1 was indced-highly pleased
The Ilagerstown Torch Light says : The labo
to find'that Christ was all and in all in their re-1 rers on the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road, west of
ligion, as well as in the religion of the gospel
Christians in their highest attainments were
most sensible of fheir entire dependence on di
vine grace ; aud it was truly affecting to hear
with what agonizing anxiety awakened sinners
inmiircd for Christ, as the only physician who
would give them help. Those who call these
things enthusiasm, ought to tell us what they
underhand by the Spirit of Christianity. In
fact, sir, this revival operates, as" our Saviour
promised the Holy Spirit when sent into the
world. It convinces of -sia of righteousness and
of judgment ; a strong confirmation to myjraind
both that the promise is divine, and this is re
markable fulfilment of it.
Tt wniild be of no little avail to object to all
this, that perhaps the professions of many of
the people were counteneiiea. oucu iu in
jection would hardly establish what it meant to
destroy. For where there reality there can be
no counterfeit ; aud desides when the general
tenor of a work is such, as to dispose the more
insincere professors to.cou. terfeit what isjright,
the work itself is genuine. But as an eye-witness
of the case, I may be permitted to declare
that the professiens of those under reiigious
convictions, were generally marked with such
a degree of engagedness, and feeling, as wilful
hvpocracy could hardly assume. The lan
guage of the heart when deeply impressed is
easily distinguished from the language of affec
tion. Upon the whole sir, I think-the" revival in
Kentuckyamong the most extraordinary that
ever' visited the church of Christ. And all
things, considered it was peculiarly adapted to
tho circumstances of the country into which it
came. Infidelity was triumphant, and religion
at tne point of expiring. Something of an ex
traordinary nature appeared necessary to ar
rest the attention of a giddy people, who were
ready to conclude that Christianity was a fable
and futurity a dream. The revival has done it.
It has confounded infidelity awed vice into si
ience, and brought numbers beyond calculation
under serious impressions.
Whilst the blessed savior was calling home
his people, and building up his church in this i
remarkable waj', opposition could not be silent, j
At this I have hinted above. But it is prop- j
er that I should observe here, that the clamor
ous oppositioiVJwhich assailed the work at its
first appearance, has in a great measure born
down before it. A large portion of those who
Iiad fallen were atjfirst onposers I and their ex
ample had taught others to be cautious, if it has
not taught them to be wise
I have written on this subjoct to a greater
length than I first intended. But if this account
should give you any satisfaction and be of any
benefit to the common cause, I fhali be fully
Yours with the highest esteem,
George A. Baxter
Rev. Archibald Alexander.
and the audience in great part composed of work
ing men ; about fifty of them came in wagons from
West Penn, with a banner surmounted by an Eagle
and inscribed "Protection of American Industry."
Harper's ferry, at the commencement of that work
received $lr 25 a day ; they now receive 62 cents.
And after the suspension of operations on the ca
nal some weeks ago, hundreds and hundreds of la
bourers were willing to work for their board, but
could not get employment."
This is the commencement of the reduction of
wages advocated by the friends of the Sub-Treasury
If, in its operation, it materially lessons the
price oflalor, how much worse will be the condi-
lion-of-tho -rroxlcIngTiiair? Wl i CI r p I avnotl "UifU'lCvot
with the slaves of Cuba, the venal classes of that
country will have no cause to envy them, even
though nominally clothed in the panopy of freemen.
Log Cabin. The Providence Journal says : The
young Whigs turned out yesterday afternoon in full
strength. With the aid of shovels, spades, pick
axes, &c soon levelled the site for the log cabin,
dug the hole for the liberty pole, and prepared ev
ery thing in proper style for the building which is
to be erected to-day. We learn that some of our
friends from the country towns are coming in to
day, to assist ; all will be welcome.
Massachusetts Awake. The Whig Convention
held at Northampton, Mass. on Wednesday num
bered 250d delegates, the largest ever held in the
interior of that State. They came in processions,
with music and banners through a severe snow
storm. The towns of Amherst and Hadley alone
counted 500. The right spirit is" at work in the
Old Bay State. General "Wilson, of New Hamp
shire, and others, made eloquent addresses.
The Erie Gazette of the 2Gth ult. says : "The
election in this-town on Friday last, resulted mo3t
glnriously for the friends of Old Tippecanoe. The
Locos were routed, horse, foot and dragoons. They
rallied to a man, their oft routed troops with the
hope, and it is said confident expectation of car
rying one of the Wards, or at least a portion of
their tickef. But they were doomed to a worse de
feat than ever. A complete and total route, an
earnest of that great Waterloo overthrow which
awaits them in the fall."
X, Signal Whig Triumph ! I i
ALL HAIL,' CNNECTICUT!
The good news from Connecticut is fully
The Whigs have swept the State.
The. Whig Governor is Elected by a
Majority of Four Thousand! JSoth
branches of the legislature are also
Whig by considerable majorities !
This may be said to be the first of the great
triumphs of the People, since the nomination
of Gen. Harrison for tho Presidency.
A postscript in the New York Express of
yesterday, under date of 4 A. M. says: " We
have further returns from various purts of Con
necticut and all .ire cheering. We afe great
ly indebted to correspondents in all quarters,
whose letters ve omit publishing only because
wo have not room. There is no drawback
the victory is complete.
FROM HARtf ISBURG.
Correspondence of the Phildelphia Inquirer.
EXTRCT'TO THE EDITOR, DATED
Wednesday, March 26.
In the Senate to-day, the bill to abolish the
Mayor's Court of Lancaster was read a third
time and passed. It also abolished the salary
of the Recorder of Philadelphia, and that of the
Recorder of Pittsburg.
The admirable Tariff Resolutions sometime
since submitted by Mr. Penrose, were then
agreed to. 16 to 11.
Mr. Bell's Small Note Bill passed through
Committee of the Whole, and the prospect of
its final passage is favorable.
The House refused to agree to the amend
ments made in the Senate to the Notary Public
bill, viz : that the people elect.
Mr. Snowden's Bank Bill was then read fi
nally and adopted, 68 to 16. It has been great
ly modified, bnt'sdll contains some sad provi
sions. Its fate is doubtful in the Senate.
The Improrement Bill was next considered,
and will come up again to-morrow:
'"iUiNPARALLELED. Several travelers who
pasedover the lino of the Wilmington and
WeldonlRail Road a few days ago, reached
New York in seven days from Cuba. They had
four days passage from Havanna to Charleston;
and threo from Charleston to New York, on the
Wilmington and Weldon Road.
The Albany JEvejiing Journal already one of
thejbest political papers in the country is about f
to. bo .enlarged and unproved.
At the head of the Loco Foco electorial ticket
for this State, stands the name of John Thompson,
of whose popularity some idea may bo formed,
when it is known that at the recent election for Al
derman in the third ward, Southwark, which last
year gave over three hundred majority for the Lo
co Foco ticket, this Ajax of the Democracy receiv
ed twelve whole votes, although he was supported j subject restej
by the " Spirt of tho Times," and the clique of TJ 0
which it is the organ. James Sanders', a firm Har
rison man, was elected Alderman. Tliis looks
Hcrrisburg. April 4, 1 840.
The House of Representutives was this mor
morning the scene of the most disgraceful out
rage ever penetrated within the Lsgislative
halls of Pennsylvania, A bill introduced by
Mr. McElwee to provide for the sale of public
property, bank stock. &c, was pending, which
was opposed by Mr, Higgins of Northunber-
land. During the discussion jIr. McElwee
passed across the hall to where Mr. H. sits,
and after some conversation which was not at-
d d puppy and scoundrel' and immediately
spit in his face ! xfr. Higgins immcdiateiyroso
and struck him ore or two blows, while ilfcEl
wee retreated, an before he was arrested; but
of course a hlow fom Mr. H.,is" not very se
vere, as ne is in plrsbri a gentleman quite small
and deformed in prson by a spinal injury, and
at this time in verj delicate health. Mr. Mc
Elwee crossed to 3 seat without resisting. Al
this occurred in tat presence of the House, and
during the session! Mr. Penniman immediate
ly offered a resoluion, as rriodified tipori tho
suggestion of Mr. 9myser, for the appointment
of a committee of Ihree to inquire and report
what steps shouldpe taken by the House, to
preserve its digniti There was nb debate ex
cept a statement q. facts by several members1;
and the resolution passed without a division
though there was i motion made by Mr. Butler
to get it postponeduntil Monday.
The Speaker appointed Messrs. Penniman
Coolbaugh and Buden the committee.
The House manfosted very great indigna
tion towards McElvce, and the members stil
do. Mr. McEl wet will of course be expelled.
A vote to that efiecf would have carried to-day
almost unanimously. 1 give the facts.
There was littloelse in tho House. A let
ter was received fom Mr. James Cameron,
Superintendent of hotive power on the;Colum
bia Rail Road, containing of the report of the
committee and abusive of tho chairman of the
committee, Mr. Nil, There was some discus
sion upon its teno;. Mr. Ford thought it an in
dignity to the Hosej and moved that it be pla
ced not on the Jotrnals. The Speaker inform
him it would not hi, (without a vote where the
JL'ILE IWBSUimifXlOiV Ml Jul;. part 0f the sentence in each such case on
As it passed both branches of the conviction, shall not qe less than one nor
legislature. m0re than six years.
RESOLUTION providing for the re- 4. Resolved, that the several banks of
sumption of specie payments by the thi commonwealth which have, nn or vm
.banks, and for other purposes. the ninth day of October last, suspended
That the several incorporated banks of or refused the payment of their notes,
this commonwealth are hereby required, bills, deposite's, or other liabilities, or
on, from and after the 15th day of Janua- whick shall suspend or refuse the pay-
rv 1 Q.I 1 In nni nn ilumirwl 1 1 ilw.i.. rr.ln mont nf a ennm nn ir hifiirf tlm vrima -
bills, deposits and other liabilities in gold 1Mb. day of January, A. D. 1841, in gofd
and silver coin, except such as may have or silver coin, are hereby required to loan
been made and created under a special and pay to and for the use of the com-
-aKieement, under the penally of the for- monwealth, in a pro rata proportion to
fciture of the charters, to be declared for- their capital slocks, within the period of
feited, as hereinafter provided, of any and one vear from the passage of this act, if
all banks refusing to do so. Provided; required by instalments in such sums, and
That any person or persons, from the at such times as the wants and exigencies
passage of these resolutions until the said of the commonwealth shall require the
above mentioned day, may proceed to re- same, such amount and sum not exceed-
cover and collect, in gold and silver coin, ing in the whole the sum of three millions
the liabilities of and the penalties recov- of dollars, at an interest not exceeding 5
erable from any of said banks, according per cent, per annum, which shall and
to the common law in force in this com- may during the session of the present leg-
m on wealth and not otherwise. - , islature be appropriated by law, aud di-
. Rtfohed, that if any bank wiihin reeled to be applied to tle payment of
this commonwealth shall at any time af- any deficiency which there may be in the
ter the said 15th day of January, 1841, funds pledged for the interest on the state
refuse to pay on demand, its notes, bills, loans, to the debt and damages now due.
deposits or other liabilities in gold or sil- and owing by the commonwealth, to the
ver coin, except such as may have been repairs of the public works, to thecontin-
made and created under a special agree- uation and completion of the public works
ment, its charter shall, for any such refu- already commenced by the common-
sal, be declared forfeited, as herein provi- wealth, to expenses incident to the game4
ded. And it shall ai d may be lawful for and such others as may be directed to
any. person or persons, or the agent of any be commenced, and to such others of a
body corporate, who shall have been re- public character as may be deemed advi-
r..,i 11 1 c. ' 1 it. 1.. l.. 1 r..j ...u:..u
uiseu uiu aim finer as amresaiu, tomaKe saoie to appiy me same .uy,iawt iwi wium
an oath or affirmation before the court of said several sums when paid, certificates
common pleas of the county in which of stock shall be issued in such sums as
such bank is situated, or, in acation, be- the lenders thereof may require, and be
fore the president judge thereof, of the transferable in such manner as the gover
fact, and upon such oath or affirmation nor may direct, reimbursable at such lime
being made, it shall be the duty of the not exceeding twenty five years from the
said court, or m vacation of the president dale thereof, as may be agieed upon he
judge thereof, to appoint the tenth judicial tween the governor and the banksjaking
day thereafter, as the time and the room such loan.
where the court of common pleas of such 5. Resolved, that until the 15th of Jan
county is held, as the place for the hear- uary next, the banks of this common
ing of the said information, and it shall wealth shall be authorized to issue their
he the duty of said court of common pleas own notes, and make and declare new
or in vacation of the president judge loans and dividends not exceeding six per
thereof, to give or'cause to be given at cent, per annum, in thesame manner ai
least eight days notice thereof to thepres- the said banks during said period, continf
ident or cashier of such bank, and also to tied to pay their notes, bills, obligations
give or cause to be given reasonable no- and deposited moneys owing by them in
tice thereof to the deputy attorney gen- gold and silver.
eral for such said county, whose duly it 6. Resolved, that so much of any law
shall be to attend and prosecute thesame as is altered or supplied by the foregoing
on (he part of the commonwealth, and in resolutions, is hereby repealed,
case that officer.should neglect or fail to mftftot) WITH ' THP TO
appear and prosecute the same, the per- A SHORT METHOD WITH THi, TO
son or persons or body corporate, making T1 , . ?' , . TT
i- r . r -i t it 1 .1 i if w nn smn i rfiTTfirm--r-iamsnn
4JJUUUIlHUiUUtM-utrii'uu. ... 1 . ...... i . 1 . . . - . .ipfr if 1
ised to employ counsel to prosecute (he naQ CLOIie more tor this country, witil
less compensation for it" than, any man
The Harrison Log Cabin Boys are rousing in
Missouri, and we should judge from the spirit they
manifest, that they would make even the "Iron
mountain" quake. Large meetings have been held
in vaiious parts of the state.
The Sate Loco Foco Committee recently called
a meeting of their comrades to bo holden at JefTer-
son city, and we learn from the St. Louis papers
that the gathering comprised exactly two persons,
.vho organized themselves into- an immense meet
ing and proceeded to business. lb.
Flour was, selling at Cincinnati , on .tho 20th ult.
at $2 50" por barrel.
In Senate, thesll note bill passed final
reading yeas 1 6, nays 1 3.
Mr. Penrose's resolutions on the Tariff also
passed final reading.!
Mr. William's resolutions for a distribution
of the proceeds of the public lands were con-sidered-and
passed tSrough Committee of tho
Whole, second and linaL reading, 17 to 8.
Messrs. Brown, Cojdan, Kingsbury, Miiler,
(Berks,) Patterson, Shoitz, Snyder and Rogers
voted in the negatij-e,
A severe thunder storm Was experienced at
Nantucket on Wednesday evening last. Se
veral vessels lying it anchor, were. struck, with
ligiuuiijg, out susiamea omy inuuusiuuruuiuua
mage;- - ; ' 1
ame, a;;d ino court of common pleas o
such said count, or in vacation the pres
ident judge thereof, shall reduce to wri
ting the evidence given on the part of the
commonwealth, and also the evidence
which may be given by or on the part of
such said bank, to disprove or rebut the
evidence on the part of the common
wealth, and if the allegation or ihforma
tion Charged shall be substantiated by the
testimony, to the satisfaction of such said
court, or president judge, as the case may
he, the said court or president judge
thereot, the money being unpaid, shall
immediately cause the same to be filed in
such said court, and on the same being
done, the charier of such bank shall be
absolutely forfeited, and the said court, or
in vacation, the president judge thereof,
shall thereupon issue a writ directed to
the sheriff of the sajd county, requiring
him to close said bank forthwith, and de
hvcred over to three such trustees, ap-
pointed ny tne said court or judge, and
named in said writ, who shall not be
stockholders in said bank, or in any wise
concerned, directly or indirectly, therein,
full possession of the books, moneys, keys,
property and effects of said bank, which
said trustees shall give a bond to the com
monwealth before the issuing of said writ
in such sum and with such security as'the
said court, or in vacation, the said judge
may direct, for the faithful performance
of their duties, and shall be severally)
sworn or affirmed faithfully and truly Vo
discharge the duties herein requtfed,'and
the said trustees shall proceed to settle
up and close the affaiis of any said bank,
according to the provisions of the present
A l !
pxisung laws in relation to nanks whose
charters have been foi feited. Provided
hozuev'r, That the said banks be liable for
the fulfilment of all contracts and engage
ments previously made, aud entered into
y it, and except, also, that the trustees
whose appointment is provided for by this
resolution, shall have power to use the
corporate name of said bank, and be ca
pable of compelling the fulfilment of any
contract or engagement entered into with
said bank previously to said forfeiture.
3. Resolved, that the wilful and delib
erate false swearing by any officer or
agent of any bank, or any person to or in
relation to any statement or statements
required bylaw to be made, or otherldutv
enjojned by law shall be deemed periurv
in law, and punishable as such, and the
confinement, within the penitentaries of
-IhiYslato, which is hereby required to be
A. James Madison.
Q. Who said that General Harris
on during the late war, was longepjm
service than anylgeneral officer, ofteli
er in action, and never sustained He
A. R. M, Johnson
Q. Who said the victory of HaP
rison at the battle of the Thames -sv&s
such as would have secured to a .Ro
man General in the best days offlRhe
Republic the honor of a friumphJ
A. Langdon Chieves. "
Who, in writing to General Harris- "
n of the battle of the Thames uses tffe'
following language : " The prompt
charge made by you m order of bat-
tie, on discovering the position of the
enemy, has always appeared to me
to evince a high degree of military
Oliver H. Perry.
Who enjoyed the friendship anrl
confidence of the first six: Presidents
of the United States,, and as a necesr-
sary consequence, the enmity of the
A. Gen Harrison.
Who said that he imagined
there were two military men at the
West, and that General Harrison was
the first of the two?
A. The gallant Major Davies.
Q. Who was unanimously elect
President the firstdelegate in congress
from ths Norty-Western Territory at
the early age of twenty-six ?
A. William H. Harrison.
Q. Who has evinced, through the
whole of his life the most uncomprom
ising integrity, the most ardent patri
otismand tne purest republicanism i
A Uen. Harrison.
Q. Who will be the next President
of the U, States
A. William Henry Harrison. TV
Orders have been received at the
Brooklyn Navy Yard, to prepare for
soa an -me vessels 01 war under cov