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JEFFJERSONIAN REPUBLICAN.
JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICAN
StroudsbnrS, Pa. Wov. 27, 1810.
Terms, $2,00 in advance: $2.25. naif rearly ; and $2,50 if not
jiaul bcfoic the end of the year.
We observe that the question " who shall be
our next Governor" is beginning to be cxten
Mwly agitated in the political papers of both
parties. From present appearances we judge,
that David R. Porter in spite of the denuncia
tions cast upon him by the Radical portion of
the Van Bunm party, for bis conservative course
relative to the Banking question, will again be
nominated for re-election, and the disaffected
be compelled to give in their adhesion, through
fear of another signal defeat.
By the Whigs, now constituting a majority
of the people, several able and prominent men
have been named, for the most part resident
of the West, to which portion of the Keystone
Stale we are mainly indebted for our late glo
rious triumph among them are Harmar Den
ny of Allegheny and Th: M. T. McKehnan of
Washington Counties. In the neighbouring
counties of Berks and Northampton, our con
temporaries propose with zeal the nomination
of Judge Banks of Reading and formerly of
Mercer county, which district he very ably re
presented in Congress for several terms. Thc
recent elei lions prove beyond a doubt our abil
ity to elect a Chief Magistrate of the Common
wealth, provided we are thoroughly united arrd
we therefore with confidence anticipate a suc
cessful isssiie, on the part of the Whigs at the
next Governor's election.
The Governor has issued his proclamation
declaring, that the electoral ticket headed Jo
seph Rimer and John Andrew Shulze, has re
ceived a majority of votes throughout the State,
the official returns are in- hnother column.
Our exchange papers from all quarters are
filled with glowing descriptions of festivals and
celebrations in honor of the election of the Re
form candidates.
From the Northampton Whig, we take a
ppinted account of the late Jubilee at Easlon.
A Western merchant advertises "Ladies 0
K. Stock-ings," and "Gentlemen's Democratic
Republican Suspenders" alsorn small quanti
ty of "Prime Huge Paw Bed-cord," cheap for
cash!
Wisdom. Jefferson has said, than an "abso
lute acquiescence in the decision of the majori
ty, is the vita! principle of republics from which
there is no appeal but to force, the vital princi
ple and immediate parent of despotisms."
More liliytncs.
TheN. Y. Signal say:'
We had hoped that the Harrison bards would
cease rhyming now that "Tippecanoe and Ty
ler too" liHve been elected. But their Ivric
frenzv does not seem to have abated. The fol
lowing is their latest effusion:
"Martin Van Buren must inarch on the after
noon of the 4th of March 1841, back to Kiuder
iiook singing as he goes
They called me a "Magician!"
When friends and fortune smiled,
But now 'tis "little Matty"
Since I'm misfortune's child!"'
O: K.
The N. 0. Picayune says : " The ladies,
God bless them, have decided that 0. K. means
Only Kissing, nothing else in the word."
2avis and'Enchauan,
AT THEIR HOMES,
Worcester count v, Mass., where honest John
Davis resides,, has given 4500 majority FOR
I1IM. Jancajstcr comity, Pa. where James
Buchanan, the ten cent gentleman resides, has
given 42c0 AGAINST ULL
"Decided Whigs of long-stak-dixg." In
copying the statement of the New York Com
mercial, that a number of custom house officers
in that city suddenly find themselves "decided
Whigs of long standing," the Philadelphia U.
S. Gazette says: Wo have heard of no mira
cle of that kind in this citv: but we have learn
ed that a good many persons since the election
recollect that they have always been warm and
active Harrisor. men, though others do not ro-
inemlier a much of them. A beautiful thing
js that sun flower it always turns towards the
Source of heat and light.
The Albany Argus speaking of the
result of the great contest,, character
ises it as "the general defeat of the
American Democracy " Pray what
is the Democracy? Have the people
been defeating, themselves?. Or, in
this happy country, is it the office-luti-ders
only, who compose the Democ
racy? Give us a definition, sweet
sirs! jV. Y. Spectator.
Actual Results.
The following are the actual results as far
as heard from, making 234 electoral Yotes for
Harrison, to 48 votes for Van Buren.
Whig. V. B.
No. 1. Connecticut, 8
No. 2. Ohio, 21
No. 3. Maryland, 10
No. 4. Jthodc Island, , . 4
No. 5. New Hampshire, 7
No. 6. New Jersey, . S
No. 7. New York, 42
No. 8. Pennsylvania, 30
No. 9. Kentucky, 15
No. 10. Georgia, 11
No. 11. Maine, 10
No. 12. Vermont, 7
No. 13. Massachusetts 14
No. 14. Delaware, 3
No.-15. Louisiana 5
No. 16. Indiana, 9
No. 17. Tennessee, . 15
No. 18. Michigan. 3
No. 19. Virginia,
No. 20. Mississippi, 4
No. 21. Missouri,
No. 22. AnkansaS;
No. 23. South Carolina,
No. 24. North Carolina, 15
: 4
23
4
3
11
234 48
Prom the Whig and Journal.
THE JUBILEE.
" Ho ! settlers of the old Northwest ! Kentucky's sons of fire.
Ho! Bay State men: Ho land of Pcnn! Ho sons of 'the Empire'!
Why muster ye I What name is on your tongue I
The Warrior's name, the Statesniaus fame, the veteran Harri
son." Never have our people spent a more joyous,
happy day than they did at the Jubilee on Sa
turday. One confirmed delighted smile seemed
lo play on the countenances of every democrat
ic Whig from the time Amos Baby Waker'
caused him to leep from his pillow till the day
was spent and gone. On Friday evening pre
vious, according to the proposed arrangements,
bright bonfires fit up every hill around, and the
cannon kept a constant roar. The large four
story Iloiel of Mrs. White was splendidly il
luminated. In the middle was a line transpa
rency of the General on his favorite White
charger, encouraging on his men to battle. The
Cabin was also lighted up with transparencies.
A fine procession of several hundred called
Oid Tips Committee' paraded by torch-light
under the direction of that active and efiicient
Chief Maishal, Joseph Bamet. The whole
evening was spent in social merriment and
sport. J he cannon was tired without intHr
intssion, (except to load) during the whole night
and next day. Early in the morning the peo
ple began to flock in from the country. Near
ly the whole of the Log. Cabin lot had been
covered ami six rows of tables 100 feet long
prepared. To this spot the good things pro
vided by the committee, or given by the patri
otic Whig Ladies of our Borough and neigh
borhood, than whom no Iovlier live, were seen
going, turkies and chickens, with ribbands and
appropriate mottoes, luscious pies of every
kind, size and shape, some decorated with Log
Cabins, some with cider barrel's, others figured
off with Tip and Ty, O K and such pithy sen
tences. The table was set at about 1 1 o'clock,
and it was admitted that a more bountiful, well
set table could not well be. There were no
ardent spirits- on the ground but in its room
plenty of good cider, that all preferred.
The vast multitude were formed itv order Vy
Chief .Marshall Barnet a little after 11 r'Jock
and preceded by the Easton Band, marched
through our principal streets for about an hour,
when they returned to the Cabin and as many
as could took seats at the tables. One thous
and and sir plates were set, and when we say
that not more than half could get seats, we can
give a better idea' of the numbers present than
m any other" way. The sight of this Yast de
lighted dinner party all with the best humor
possible, making vigorous onset upon the good
viands spread before them, was a pleasing sight
such ol the kind, as we neer before witnessed.
After thy had satisfied themselves, a fresh
supply of provisions appeared arid their places
were rilled by others until all had partaken.
Two rows of tables were also set for the ladies
present, from the country, who- also joined in
the feast:
After the clorh was removed the meeting was
organized by the appointment of
Hon. SAMUEL YOKE, President.
And a numbet of Vice Presidents-.
After which toast were given interspersed
with singing and recitation. The parly broke
tip early in the afternoon and returned peacea
bly and quietly to their homes delighted with
tile-great public festival in which they had par
ticipated; returned loo, in full confidence of the
restoration-of our beloved Republic to i s wont
ed state of prosperity,, freedom ano happiness
under tha gallant, well trained Leader, whem a
free people had called to preside over them,
and prostrate tho corrupt, extravagant dema
gogues who had betrayed the trusts- committed
to them and become the tyrants rather than the
servant of the people.
Ths Committee or arrangements deserve
high thanks for the manner in which they dis
charged their duties.
Of the Ladies who so kindly and bountifully
assisted and aided, by their advice, donations
and services, what shall we say. We scarce
kuo-w words that will c,onvey the thunkful feel
rngs of the Democratic Whigs. To the mar
ried, w wish happy homes, and to the unmar
ried kind and affectionate husbands of the right
stamp. God grant you Ladies, all the good
we printers dare wish.
In thenight our opponents had a procesion.
They mounted a Durhamboat upon wheels,
lighted it up well with tar barrels and manned
it with a sturdy looking crew. They then with
a large force in procession lighted by torches,
drew it along, bound as they said for Salt Riv
er. We wish them a pleasant journey and
good anchorage. It is a quiet region having
many comforts as we know.
Mr. Benton.
A SCENE IN AN ARTIST'S STUDIO.
Of all the humbugs in this humbug-p-inp;
age Thomas H. Benton is unj
questionably the most pompous and
vain. Those who have been in the
habit of attending the sittings of the
Senate will remember numberless
instances of his conceit and egotism.
But the following un exaggerated de
scription, by an eye-witness, of a
scene which occurred some time ap;o,
in an artist's studio in this city, gives
a peculiarly vivid and faithful view of
the height breadth, and depth of the
Missouri Humb upper's soul! It is
from the Washington Correspondence
of the Baltimore Patriot. Mr. Benton
had his portrait taken by the artist,
who, at the time in question was bus
ily engaged in finishing a likeness of
Mr. Van Buren:
Enter Mr. Benton. '""Good morn
ing, sir! good morning, sir." (The
Senator from Missouri, like Justice
Shallow, is fond of iteration.) "Have
you my portrait? Have you my por
trait?' The polite foreigner, all smiles and
graces, dropped his pencil, and has
tened to present to the great Colonel
the image of himself. The Colonel
gazed upon it with the highest satis
faction. Hazlitt it is, who savs there
is a natural desire in the mind of man
to have one's likeness multiplied. The
Colonel evidently felt it. "Admira
ble! excellent!" he exclaimed. After
& pause h added, "You must have it
lithographed! And my friends have
suggested a motto, which I wish you
to have placed below the picture in
the lithograph copies. It is shorty sir
a single sentence, sir. Here it is:"
And he forthwith produced a copy of
the Globe. "It is from the great ex
punging speech mi great expunging
speech--you have heard of it sir? a
speech, sir, which will be read every
where, not only in this country, but
in Europe yes, sir in Europe, sir!
Here is the sentence, sir a single
sentence." He read, with the air of
BombastesFurioso, the magical words
"Solitary and alone, and amid
the taunts and sneers of my op
ponents, i have set this ball in
MOTION."
"There, sir," he continued, "a few
words only but place them at the
bottom of your picture, and you
sell thousands and tens of thousands
in the western country!"
The artist was dissolved in grati
tude he poured out his thanks in the
cordial and glowing expressions of his
country. They swelled the vanity of
the great projector of the expunging
farce and nothing would do but he
must split the ears of the polite for
eigner with paragraph after paragraph
of his prosy and pointless twaddle.
Certes, he did' read more than a col
umn and a half of the Globe, pointing
out the beauties that lay couched in
the language or ideas, and comment
ing as he went along thus: "fine idea
that, sir!" "an admirable image that,
sir!" And after a paragragh or two
of inimitable absurdity, ne would cry,
"ah, sir, there are some noble plunges!"
(not fliqTits, but plunges! Good that,
is it not, and most appropriate? Let
us hereafter dignify the efforts of our
young orators by calling them true
Bentonian plunges.) "Ah, sir. there
arc some noble plunges, and the whole
speed is in the same style. Many of
my speeches are argumentative and
demonstrative, but this is a sort ol
winding, up more embellishment
here it is a peroration it is all pe
roration, sir!"
The enthusiastic artist's eves kin
died as he spoke. As the Colonel
poured out his magniloquence, he
would exclaim, "ah! very fine! grand!"'
&c &,c. Jle evidently considered
his fortune made. - It was a lucky
stroke of the pencil that made the
likeness of a man who "solitary and
alone, has set a ball in motion!"
whose "great expunging speech will
be read every where in Europe and
America" whose mottoed image
will be sold by tens of thousands in
the western country and whose
Senatorial efforts are all plunges and
peroration
School Rooms. The. Charleston Courier
has the following extracts fiom a letter of Dr.
Samuel B. Wood warn, Superintendent of the
S'tiHe Lunatic Hospital, at Worcester, Mass.,
to the Secretary of the Hoard of Education, of
said State, in reply to some queries respecting
the construction of School Rooms :
" First, as to the ill effects of high and nar
row benches, and seats without backs.
High-and narrow seats are not only extreme
ly uncomfortable for the young scholar, tend
ing constantly to make him restless and noisy,
disturbing his temper and preventing his atten
tion to the books, but they also have a direct
tendency tcr produce deformity of the limbs.
If the scat is too high the feet cannot reach the
floor; the consequence is, that the limbs are
suspended on the centre of the thigh. Now,
as the limbs of children are pliable or flexible,
thry arc easily made to grow out of shape,
and become crooked bv such an awkward and
unnatural position.
Sests without backs have an equally unfa
vorable influence upon Ihe spinal column. If
no ret is afforded the backs of children while
seated, they necessarily assume a bent and
crooked position; such a position often assumed,
or long continued, tends to that deformity,
which has become extremely common with
children of modern limes, and leads to diseases
of the spine in innumerable instances.
PENNSiriiYAIVIArf
Official Returns'
. Of tiie election for President r$
Comities.
Adams,
Alleghany,
Armstrong,
Beaver,-
Bedford,
Berks,
Bradford,
Butler,
Bucks.
Cambria,'
Centre,
Chester,'
Clarion,
Clearfield',
Clinton,
Columbia,
Crawford,
Cumberland,-
Dauphin, . ,
Delaware,
Erie,
Faette,
Franklin,
Greene,
Huntingdon',-
Indiana,
JelTerson,
Juniata,
Lancaster,
Lebanon,
Lehigh,
Luzerne,
Lvcoming,
ArKcany
Mercery
Milrlin,.
Monroe,
Montgomery,
Northampton,
Northumberland,
Perry,
Philadelphia City,
Philadelphia County ,
Pike,
Potter,
Schuylkill,
Somerset,
Susquehanna,
Tioga-,
Union,
Venango;.
Warren,
Washington,
Wayne,
Westmoreland,.
York,
Harrison's maj.
Birnev abolition,
tiar.
2453
7620
290"
3582
2631
2100
4705
811
1447
5643
648
. 499
637
1325
2469
2790
3124:
- 2031
3586
1350
3S26
1953
476
966
9678
- 2369
2405 2774
' 1504
262s
3249
1226'
345
4069
2846
1351
ll072
7655
10189
135-
1'80
1881
2501
1560
895
2423
855-
827
4147
675
2778
3792
144,018
143,675
343
343
1840.
V.B.
1628
4573
1744
1710
2446
7425
2844
1904
4488
920
2242
4882
1366
812
649
2829
2908
2695
2187
1335
2016
3035
2892
2010
2266
1209
592
1043
5472
1402
2451
4119
2181
275
2336
1269
1447
4869
3838
2187
1970
4774
13303
524
363
2184
765
2023
1721
1518
1275
929
3611
1188
4704
4382
One Term Principle. Of all the I
pletlsres made by Gen. Jackson, this H
is the only one which Mr. Van .Bu
ren carried out. It is true the peo
ple assisted him, although he once re
fused to assist the people.
From the Rochester Whig.
F02 SAEjT KIVJSR.
First Vessel
"The journey is rough, but never mind that,
For an experienced steersman, is politic Mat;
Full many a dark passage he's threaded before,
And will land us all safe on that wide-ipreadiuj shore."
Up Salt River, &c.
The staunch, fast sailing Line of Battle Ship
SUB-TREASURE, His Serene Highness, . ;
Martin 1, Duke of Kinderhook, Commander,
will sail for Salt River, on the 4th of March
next. The officers and crew of this vessel are
all picked men and skillful navigators well ac
quainted with the channel, reefs and bars, which,
present themselves at various points in the riv
er. To prevent mutiny or any improper famil
iarity on the part of the common pnasengers,
this vessel will be provided with a detachment
of the guarda costa, whose duty it will ba to
discipline the cunailU, and keep them in their
allotted stations. Ample provisions, laid in at
government expense, and selected with great
care for the occasion, from the cellars and store
rooms of the White House, have been provided.
The wines and liquors of the choicest brands
of Old Hoc, Burgundy, Champaigne, and Saxe
Wiemar, including old Schiedam Holland and
Anchor proof ii randy. The saloons and State
rooms are laid with Brussels Curpetting, and
the stemporis and quarter galleries of the cab
in, and the main gun-deck are hung with da
mask, figured curtains of exquisite beauty, from
the windows of the East Room. The tablo
furniture is of the richest and most magnificent
patterns, among which will be found Gold
Knives and Forks, Silver Spoons, Plates and
Dishes, Wine Coolers, Finger Glasses, &c &c.
In order to accommodate her numerous pas
sengers, live Sub-Treasury will be arranged in
six divisions, viz:
I. The cabin on the main deck for the ex
clusive accommodation of His Highness, the
commander.
II. The cabin on tho gun-deck, for the heads
of the departments, ambassadors to foreign pow
ers, and the Governors of States.
III. The gun, or ward room, for the use of
the commissioned officers of the Sub-Treasury,
and the smalltr lights of the Magician's Court,
such as gentlemen ushers, marshals of the bed
chamber, and His Highness barber and chief
cook.
I V. The Steerage, in addition o the Fassod
Midshipmen5, Midshipmen, Captain's Clerk and
School Master, will contain the Stale Primers
of the Van Buren Press, Cuslom-House Offi
cers, Deputy Post-Masters, awl private politi
cal agents in the employ of the Commander.
V. The Cor:kpit will receive, in addition to
its usual occupants, (Surgeon's mates,) as many
of the Tide waiters. Naval Store-keepers, and
other distinguished members of the "Democrat
ic" family as can be accommodated.
VI. The Forward Cabin- (or Gunner's and
Boatswain's room) will divide its dimensions
with Mr. Van Bureu's travelling Ministers; such'
as Abner Kneeland, Fanny Wright, Robert
Dale Owen, Brownson, &c. &c.
After having described the vessel and as
signed to each class of Passengers their re
spective apartments, we now subjoin a list of
Otlicers' of the ship.
His Serene Highness, Martin I, of Kinder
hook, Commander-in-Chief.
JOHN C. CALHOUN, Captain.
Amos-Kendall, 1st Lieutenant.
Silas Wright, 2d do
Levi Woodbury,- 3d do
John M. Nil'es, 4th do
'Senator Tappan, 5th do
Charles J. Ingersoll, 6th do
Isaac Hill, 7th doi
John Forsyth, 8th di?
Francis P. Blair, Sailing Master,
Samuel Swanwout, Purser,
Greesy Bob Duncan, Surgeon,
Benjamin F. Butler, Chaplain,.
Captain' of Marines, Thomas Ritchfcy
1st Lieut, do E. Croswell,
2d do do A. Flagg,
Jesse D. Elliot, Boatswain,
Saul Alley, Sail Maker,
John A. Dix, Carpenter, 'y
Levi D. Slanrr Gunner,
Purser's Stewart,
143,675
There is no teacher like experience. Ko man
values the blessing of health like him who has
just lisen from a sick bed no man enjoys the
sweets of liberty like him who has tasted tho bit
terness of oppression. Evening Pest
These well-expressed truisms axe from the Eve
ning Pst of Monday, being part and parcel of the
editorial annunciation of the elect'nn of Gen. Har
rison. We like them much, and marvel only that
they have been put forth in the Post. "There is,"
indeed, " no teacher, like experience," and the dem
agogues who are about to be hurled from power,
have just experienced a most salutaty lesson. Hav
ing jus.t "risen fiom the sick-bed" of Vaji Buren
inm, tho people will no doubt place a just '"value"
upon the "blessings" of the healthful administra
tion that is to follow. Having moreover been
"tasting the bitterness of oppression" for several
years past, the people will no doubt appreciate,
beyond all price, the "sweets" of the "liberty" they
arc about to "enjoy ," jV. Y. Spectator,
Passed Midshipmen,
do do
do do
do do
Pilot,
Wm M. Price,
Wm. C. Bryant,
Tom Benton,
Preserred Fish,
Dr. Holland,
w. L. Marcy.
As the Midshipmen are numerous, their
names are omitted for the present.
Leader of the Band, Aaron Vanderpoel,
Captain of the Head, Lie-on MoKenzie,
Captain of the Manger.t Jacob Gould,
Ship's Lawyer,! Navy Island Chase,
Lob-Uiv boy ,U T. H. Hvatt,
Barber's clerk, H. O'Reilly,
Jack o' the Dust.TI Delazon Smith,
Jimmy Ducks, Father Bryanr
The Head of a Ship is that part from which r 'r
manner of filth is thrown overboard, and ia ken
clean by the Captain
fThe Manger is a pen for confining Calves, Pics,
and other live stock.
1A Ships Lawyer, is a talkative mischief-makjp,S
follow a sort of oraclo, wlm generally merit and
receives the execrations of all hands. ' "
Tho Lob-lolly-bpy's duty is to "clean the sick
bay, administer cathartics, blisters, emetica, ar4.
dress wounds and sores.
YThe Jack o the Du3t, serves out the crocr and
provisions to the crew.
$The keeper of the Ducks and Chicktns. aini
lamp-hghtw on tho gun dock. '

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