JEFFERSON I AN REPUBLICAN
VSFMF ' f ' r Uwentv-six others Vice Presidents, and a'xVU A A : " ": '.
Stroudsburg, May 9, 184-i.
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FOR VICE PRESIDENT
THEO. F R EL IN G H US EN,
OF NEW JERSEY.
GEN. JOSEPH MARKLE,
OF WESTMORELAND COUNTV,
FOR CANAIi COMMISSIONER,
OF LEBANON COUNTY.
CHESTER BUTLER, of Luzerne.
TOWNSEND HAINES, of Chester.
1 Joseph G. Clarkson. Philadelphia.
2 John Price Wetherill, do.
3 John D. Neinsteel, do.
4 John S. Little, Germantown, Phila. co.
5 Eleazrr T. M'Dowell, Doylestown, Bucks co.
G Benj. Frick, Limerick, p. o. Montgomery cb.
7 Samuel Shafer, Chester county.
H William I leister. New Holland, Lancaster co.
9 John S. Heister, Reading,Berks co.
10 John Killinger, Anville, Lebanon co.
11 Alex. E Brown, Easton, Northampton co.
12 Jonathan J. Slocum, Wilkesbarre, Luzerne co.
13 Henry Drinker, Montrose, Susquehanna co.
K James Pollock, Milton, Northumberland co.
15 Frederick Watts, Carlisle, Cumberland co.
10 Daniel M. Smyser, Gettysburg, Adams co.
17 James Mathers, Mifllintown, Juniata co.
IS Andrew J. Ogle, Somerset, Somerset co.
19 Daniel Washabaugh, Bedford, Bedford co.
20 John L. Gow, Washington, Washington co.
21 Andrew W. Loomis, Pittsburg, Allegheny co.
22 James M. Power, Greenfield, Mercer co.
23 William A. Irvine. Irvine, Warren co.
24 Benj. Hartshorn, Curwensville, Clearfield co.
We this day present, at our mast-head, the
names of our candidates for President and Vice
President. In doing so, we feel the proudest
satisfaction in being able to say, that they meet
with our entire approbation, and as far as we
have been able to hear, with the entire appro
bation of the great Whig party.
" Of Mr. Clay, we will not say one word, at
thia time, further than Jo repeat, what we have
often heretofore said. He is unquestionably
the first man in the nation, and the Convention,
which placed him in nomination did nothing
more, than carry out the expressed will of a
very large majority of the people of the United
States. He will be elected, as he was nomin
ated, by acclamation.
Of Mr. Frelinghuysen, we have only lime,
this week, to say, thai he is a "Whig of the
jfirmest kind, a Christian, a Patriot, and a States.
man. He has long been one of New Jersey's
favorite sons, and has served her in numerous
and important stations. He was one of the
compeers of the lamented Sam'I L. Southard,
'and joimly, with him. represented his native
State in the Senate of the United States, dur
ing the greater part of Gen. Jackson's adminis
tration. Little Jersey is justly proud of her
favourite, who is a great favourite throughout
iho Uuinn. His election, by a large majority
of the American People, is almost morally cer
Resignation of tbc Secretary of the
The Hon. John C. Spencer resigned the Of
fice of Secretary of the Treasury on Tuesday,
and it is said that Judge Green of N. Jersey,
is to he nominated to fill the vacancy caused
ny tne resignation. we suppose, says me
Globe of Tuesday evening, thera is no doubt
hut Judge Green will be Mr. Spencer's succes
sor,1 as it was understood here last winter, while
tWr. Spencer's name was before ihe Senat to
die vacancy on the bench of the Supreme
Court, caused by the death of Judge Thomp
, that, in case of his confirmation, Judge
Grn was lo be appointed Secrelary of the
Treasury. We have heard no pariicular rea
son awignedifor Mr. Spencer's resignation; but
we liae. understood, for several weeiis past,
that there has been a general misunderstanding
between him and the President.
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The Wilis Rational Convention.
This important body of politicians assembled
at Baltimore, on the first of May. Every State
in the Union was fully represented; and among
the Delegates were many of the moat distin
guished men of the country.
The Hon. Ambrose Spencer, of New York,
was appointed President; assisted by twenty
six Vice Presidents, (one from each State,)
and six Secretaries.
On taking his seat, Mr. Spencer, made a
neat and appropriate address, in which he spoke
of the principles and prospects of the Whig
party, and concluded by some beautiful allu
sions to the fate of our lamented Harrison.
Benjamin Watkins Leigh, Esq. of Virginia,
then arose, and after a few prefatory remarks,
offered the following.
Resolved, That this Convention do unani
mously nominate and recommend to the People
of the United States, HENRY CLAY, of Ken
tucky, for next President of the United Slates.
The Convention rose en masse, and respon
ded to this resolution ; and for somo minutes
nothing was heard or seen, but cheers, accla
mations, amens, and waving of hats, handker
chiefs, &c. When silence was restored, the
Resolution was again read, and the question ta
ken by Ayes and Noes. One unanimous "Aye"
shook tlfe building ; but the " Noes," when
called for, came up missing. A committee of
five was then appointed to inform Mr. Clay of
Letters were then read from the Hon. John
M. Clayton, of Delaware, the Hon. George
Erans, of Maine, and Judge McLean, of Ohio,
declining to be considered as candidates for
nomination for Vice President.
The Convention then proceeded to ballot for
a Candidate for Vice President ; when, upon
the third ballot, the Hon. Theodore Freling
huysen, formerly of New Jersey, but at present
a resident of New-York, receired a majority
of all the voles, and was declared duly nomin
ated. Judge Burnet, of Ohio, then made a mo
lion, which was seconded by the venerable
Erastus Root, of New York, that the nomina
tion be unanimous, which was agreed to, and
followed by tremendous cheering. A commit
tee was also appointed to nform Mr. Freling
huysen, of his nomination.
The following is a statement of the several
Patriotic and enthusiastic addresses were
then delivered, by Abbott Lawrence of Massa
chusetts, Mr. Kelley, of Ohio, Mr. McKcnnan
of Pennsylvania, Mr. Taul, of Tennessee, Mr.
t Little, of Maine, Mr. H. W. Green, of N. J.,
Mr. Liimkin, of Georgia, Reverdy Johnson, of
Md., George Metcalfe, of Ky, the Hon. J. M.
Berrien, of Georgia, Edward Stanley, of N. C,
and B. W. Leigh, of Virginia. After which,
at 5 o'clock,.?; m. ihe Convention adjourned
The Ratification Convention.
The immense body of gallant and patriotic
Whig freemen, comprising persons from every
o i t..:. ; ,i. n..; ..u...i .
oi;tir ui i ciitiui in i tic uiiiuii. ii i acuiuicu at
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Baltimore, on Thursday last, the 2d instant.
Early in the morning, the almost innumerable
hosts of Delegates were in motion, and between
8 and 9 o'clock, the count, for the elegant prize
banner, which ihe Whigs of Maryland had pre
pared for the Slate which should send the la;
gest delegation according to her number of
Whig votes, took place, and it was soon an
nounced that Liltle'Delaware was the victori
ous competitor, she having more delegates pres
ent, according to her population, than any of
her sister States
The procession was then formed, and at hail
.past nine o'clock, the head began lo move for-
i t.- . -i f r n i..
ward. First, came the Mayor of Baltimore, i
and the different Committees of Arrangements,
together with Ihe Memlers of the nominating
Convention. Then followed the Delegates
from the different Stales, according to the date
of their admission into the Union all bearing
beautiful Banners, and other devices.
The ground selected for holding the Conven
tion, was a large grove, some distance out of
the Ciiy, and as soon as the procession arrived
there, the proceedings were opened by an im
pressive prayer from) 'lie. Rev. Mr- Baffin, of
Kentucky, The Hon. John M. Clayton, ol
Delaware, was then chosen President, and
As soon as the officers had taken their seats,
Reverdy Johnson, Esq., of Maryland, arose,
and after an appropriate address, presented the
Prize Banner, to the Delaware Delegation,
which was received by Mr. J. Johnson, of that
Stale, who requested Mr. Clayton to respond
to the address, which he did.
The Hon. Daniel Webster, was then loudly
called for, and spoke like a true Whig and a
good friend of Henry Clay, and Mr. Freling
huysen, after which the Convention unanimous
ly ratified the nominations of Henry Clay end
Theodore Frelinghuysen, for the two higheai
offices in the gift of ihe Nation.
Mr. Webster then made a second speech,
and was followed by Mr. Bolts, Mr. Crittenden,
Mr. Huntingdon, and Mr. Stewart. A Reso
lution was then adopted that the next Young
Mens' Convention should be held in Philadel
phia, after which the the Convention adjourned.
The lowest estimate we have heard of the
number who were present on the ground, is
fifty thousand, and .many assert that there were
at least twice thai number. Tho number count
ed, before the procession moved, was about
eighteen thousand but that was but a small
portion of the host. The march being long,
and the streets dusty, thousands repaired to the
ground at ounce. Besides those counted, the
Delegation from Maryland numbered six thou
sand. Ii took two hours for the procession to
pass the Baltimore bridge. The enthusiasm
is said to have exceeded all description; and
the scene will never be forgotten by those who
wittnessed it. Every man there, was sanguine
also, that Clay and Frelinghuysen, would be
On Saturday evening last an immense meet
ing was held in front of the Slate House, Phil
adelphia, composed of persons from every part
of the State. The Hon. James lrvin, of Cen
tre presided, and the nominations of Henry
Clay, Theodore Frelinghuysen, and Joseph
Markle were unanimously confirmed.
The British PartyImported Edi
tors. It is known, says the West Chester Register,
that Duff Green, a few months since, esiab
lished a Free Trade paper in New York, called
the Republic. It was asserted at the time, that
the money for thai purpose was furnished from
England. This, however, was denied. Sub
sequently, Duff Green and his publisher, Wy
choff, quarrelled the latter claiming to be pro
prietor and Green left the concern. A suit
grew out of the affair, and in the course of
the trial, last week, it came out in evidence,
that ihe funds for establishing the paper were
raised in England, and that ihe proprietor, 'and
also the present editor of the Republic, came
from England, for ihe express purpose of car
rying on a warfare in favor of what they call
Take in connexion with this, the fact thai
the Tories of London alone raised $240,000 to
pay for the circulation of Free Trade Tracts in
this country, part of which, there is no doubt,
went into the pockets of ihe federal loco foco
ediior of the New York Plebeian to defray the
expense of the Free Trade Tracts with which
he flooded Connecticut on the eve of the late
Election, and we leave it to the people to say
which is the British party, and whether that
parly is not advocatiirg British rather than A
Huzza for the Coon.
The Miners' Journal of Saturday states, that
the following handbill was posted up in the
borough of Pottsville, on ihe 22nd till.
The Fox and the Coon -- Grand Contest !
1 A grand contest between a little red Fox
! and a real live Coon, the representatives of
i ir T . I -ii
. . .
Van Buren and Clay, will be had al the saloon
of the town hall, this evening (Saturday, March
23rd.) at8 o'clock. The friends of the Fox of
Kinderhook, and also ihe adherents to " thai
same old Coon" of Kentucky, are invited to at
tend and see lhai " fair play" is shown to their
respective favorites. Admittance 12 cents.
" I his contest, says the Journal, ;,rew out
of a dispute about the representation in the Fo
rum, of a Coon with a Fox down. On the eve
ning in question, a large number assenbled ai
the hall to witness the exhibition. The Coon
was only about six months old, and rather
small. The Fox wai an old m, nearly twice
j the size of his Coonship, and looked quite zs
j My and cunning as Many lumselt. I tie pre-
pactions were maue-
! walked deliberated u
maue nets ran niu iooney
into Foxey, mid lick'd him
in two minutes, roxey ran and enscoused him
self in a bucket Cooney followed, sprung up
on the bucket, placed his paw in a peculiar pn
Miion and a shout in favor of " the Coon of
Kentucky," fairly rent the hall. Is not the re
sult of this battle ominous of the grand contest
At a celebration of the " glorious eighth," in
Norwich, Conn., the following was perpetrated:
By P. M. Judon The LadiesVJ hi, re
veling ihe order of Old Hickory's defonce,
place ihe cotton bj'.gs in ihe rar.
If the ladies ddti'l make a bustle when thoy
read this toasi, hen we are mistaken.-iVor'
The National Intelligencer, of the Gih inst.,
has the following: No doubt remains that the
Whigs have obtained a sufficient majority in
the House of Delegates, at the late election, to
give tlmm the majoriiy on joini balloi in the two
Houses of the Legislature; which secure the
election of a Whig Senator of the United Slates
to" supply the vacancy that will occur by the
expiration of Mr. Rives's term of service on
the 3d of March next. The Whig, of Saturday,
makes this out, not including Wood & Rilchie
counties, which send one delegate. By the
Clarksburg Republican of the 3d instant wc
learn that Wood and Richie have chosen a
Whig, which "makes assurance doubly sure."
Pretty good this for "Old Virginity neber tire."
Theodore Frelinshnysen, the Whijr
Candidate for the Vice Presidency.
Among the many good speeches delivered by
members of the Whig National Convention,
that of Mr. Green, of Trenton. (N. J.) in rela
tion to the candidate for the Vice Presidency,
was the best, says the Daily Chronicle, that
we remember to have heard, for it contained
much information concerning Mr. FrelingUuy
sen, that is acceptible to all classes. The
Chairman of the Convention, in alluding to the
delight he experienced at the nomination, said:
Mr. Frelinghuysen is a iNew Yprker he has
ived in our StatR live vears." This created
much merriment, for it was known to all pre
sent, thai the candidate is at the head of the
University of New York. When order was
Mr. Green rose to make a few remarks,
though he had not intended to say a word. His
heart was loo full for utterance, and he should
lave kept silence but for ihe single remark that
fell from the honorable President of the Con-
ventton. " You claimeu. said he, "Mr. rre-
inghuvsen as a New Yorker I admil you
iave him now, and we envy you his possession
and his presence. And, permit me to say, thai
if the delegation from New York and tho peo
ple of New York, had known Theodore Fre-
inghuysen as well as we have known him, he
would have had your votes on the very first
ballot thai was taken. But we claim him as
truly our own, by birth and by feeling he is a
JfjrKcvman. Every man, woman and child in
New Jersey is proud of his fame, his virtues
and his character aye. prouder are they, and
are we of them, than of the great honor you put
upon us ! I feel that it is a glorious honor, and
not only for New Jersey, but for this great na
tion. Mr. r relinghuysen has been entirely out
of political life for some years. He was first
nominated by New Jarsey alone, which casts
but seven votes. Her delegates came here
alone. He had no powerful friend, and scarce
ly a single press. He was thrown solely upon
his talents, his learning and his patriotism for
the favor and confidence of the Whig party.
He had no patronage to offer, no favor to be-
stow. His viriue, ins patriotism, his high
standing alone commended him to the hearts of
his friends, and you see the result.
" Pardon me while 1 say another word on
this subject. I spoke of him as a scholar a
man of lofty character of the purest princi
ples, on whose fame there rests no stains, and
on whose escutcheon there are no disgraces.
He is more than that. He is a Statesman of
enlarged and lofiy views; and in 1S32, when
the character of Henry Clay was foully, and
brutally and ferociously assailed in New Jer
sev, when the waves of calumnv seemed about
to cngtilph him; in thai hour when the timed
siood mi til and the craven shrunk back then
Theodore Frelinghuysen stood side by side
wiih Henry Clay. He is always thus ready to
face his duty ; ho never forgets his principles
or neglects to practice ihern ; and, rely upon it,
rely upon it we pledge our honor lo ii! he
will stand by the principles of the great Whig
parly, under all circumstances and in every emcr
gency. l oa need fear no treason from him :
"Ono word more, ion think and speak of
Mr. r relinghuysen as a peaceful, moral, and
religious man, and so he is, and that, I may
say i 'he best part of his character or that of
any other man. But he is more than this : he
is a man of undaunted firmness. Ho sprung
from the besi blond of the Revolution. Gene
ral Frederick Frelinghuysen, his father, in the
darkest hour of that struggle, when iho banner
of King George lloaied in triumph over tho
land, whs the first and foremost in tho hall of
council and in the batllu field. Ho was al
Trenton and Monmouth, and wherever the cause
of liberty was in danger. Ilis son inherits that
blood and, rely upon it, he will not prove re
crfiatU to any trust you may commit to his hands.
I have said we envy New York tho possession
ol such a man: But we wtll yield the honor
if you'll give him the support you ought to do.
If you wjH stand by him as New Jersey will,
we will relinquish the honor for his success. ?
Much as we honor tho Empire State, you will
honor yourselven in honoring Theodore Fre-
Itnghuysnu. No loftier name can be present
ed no. man. more to be relied upon lhan he
Wi' r1 itiat'hn is ours. It i here, in the
hearts or our people, that he has hn home.
But now the nation claims him and she will
have him. He is a man of thoroughly national
feelings, of a proud and lofty bearing; he loves
his country, and his heart will cea t. beat
before he 'will do any thing to stain her honor
or injure her estate. It is the firt time New
Jersey has ever asked the gift of any offico
from the people of the United Slate. But now
you have honored us ; you have chosen our son
to be your champion and now we will honor
ourselves by placing upon your action the
" broad seal" of New Jersey approbation."
A Good Joke.
The Bay State Democrat say.. the former
Whig Lieut. Governor, George Hull, is Post
master at Salisfield, and accordingly received
a missive ordering his attendance at the Fan
euil Hall Tyler meeting, or the sending y a
substitute. He did his best to find a Tyler
man, but could not, and so returned his lette,
upon his arrival in town, with the endorsement.
non est inventus. He said he could not stop t
attend the meeting himself, as he was i" a hur
ry to attend the Whig Convention at Baltimore.
Destructive ISail Storm.
On Friday afternoon and evening last tin
vicinity was visiied with a lornado, accompan
ied by thunder, lightning and hail. A tremen
dous gale swept through our boroush carrying
store-boxes and oilier moveable eliecis neioio
it, but caused no other damage.
The storm was very destructive a few mile.-
north of this place in Forks and Lower Mount.
Bethel Jn many places apple and other tree
were uprooted and grain destroyed, and tii
western and northern windows of ihe houe
shattered by the hail alone. In the Fork
Township Church from 150 to 200 pane aiw
said to be Uoken. in that neighborhood thr
hail stones we-re. uitUMiaHy l:rge, uieaunng an
inch and more in diameter, and we're round,
square, and all kind of, shapes.
The hail storm presented a fearful cene. n-t
it crossed ihe Delaware, and passed aionij
through Harmony to Stewarts die. Tiees
wer blown down and fences .swept away.
The Harmony Church sustained a great Ums mi
window glass. Many of tho d wrlinig-hnines
had the glass shattered and the rain came pour
ing in in lorrents, which, inghther wntitne roar
of the wind through the woods, is said to havo
terrified the inhabitants, who felt thein.telve
unsafe in their hotiae., yet dared tint venture
nut to rereive the pelting of ihe hail stones.
A Buffalo hunt came off at Can,to, near Bil
timore, on Friday afternoon, and was viewed
by many spectators, both ladies and gentlemen .
The scene is said to have been quite exrimtg.
The buffaloes were turned loose in the field,
and one of them, after being pursued by Arrazo
the Mexican, was captured by aid of the laso.
This dono, the animal was liberated, when an
other of then was started and pursued by ihe
Indians, and finally killed with spears and ar
rows. Chuck Full. A man who married a par
ticularly plump specimen of womankind, being"
a bit ol a wag, told her one day thai she filled,
the measure of his mairimontal joys full; lor
she was beautiful, doubtful, youthful, cheerful,
plentiful, and an armful.
In Milford, an Tuesday evuning the 23d ult.
by the Re William Belden, Jr., Mr. Seal
Sayre, and Miss Belinda Wells, all of Mil
furd. At his residence, in Stroud township, on
Thursday afternoon, the 2d instant, Mr, Char
rick Vanvliet, in the 39th year uf his age.
Weaving, Spinning, Fulling and
The Subscriber, thankful for past favors, re
spectfully informs his friends aud the puhhc
generally that he still continues at the former
stand of Mr. John Keller, near KelletsYille, and
that he has now commenced and is ready tu
carry on the above business in all its various
branches. As he has new Fulling Stocks,
Shearing Machines and additional Card, and
by doing good work an,d strict attention to bus
iness, he hopes to merit a continuance of tho
Spinning will be done from 10 to 15 cents per
pound. No wool will he spun unless carded
by ihe subscriber, which must be made known
before carding. Carding will h dnu.e-.ai tho
low price of cents pet pound. Wool wtll
he received in the fleece and manufaciured m
to Cloth, Satinet, &.c. ai the following pricus.
Cloth at 62 1-2 cents per yard,
Satinets from 40 to 45 u "
Womens wear from 45 to 50 11 "
Blanketing at 37 1-2
Linsey in proportion.
Wool will be nicked and greased at 1 1-2
cents ner oound. ifreauired. Wool and ClotUl
will he received al lbf. pctahHshmpnt. and wtlU
be taken in and returned at the following pla
ces, viz ; Richard S, Staples & Co's. StonJ
Stroudihurgh. JOHN P. QUICK.
Hau.uhon. Monroe co., April 29, 1S44.
For sala at this office.
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