- L jj ., , r-x-V,' -,, ' , , j - : ga. : rsrL...i.:. J !
rtur rropHiir. j : ,ircvt d xzact jttbtics to al& Mtn or whateveh ita'tb At ' rtRsoAStov,' Etuaiotw cm rotmcAi."...Tkea i.fr r on. ' ' ' I TEv''''S"avaNc?,XIJ'
Mrlhur, Yiulon Co., 0.,
Thursday, Nov. 22,. i8:j;.
TIIE, irAHTULft DEMOCRAT :
KIUTIjD .AND PCBUSHKn By'
iVjjlct one door tasl of the Court
' i Ilovst, . -;.!
61.1X1 per yfar, and 1 not jtuyed within the
jeur. $i,U0 ill be churned. , - 4 -.
Thest Terms viuolUe strictly complied
vith. and, ?io payxar vill be discontinued vntU
all 'arrrurvga art piiut, unites ul the option
KTT" f qiture, thirteen lines or Us first
three insertion $f 0U
Each additional insertion 23
Cards one iar, . .$3,00,
A liberal -.dulucliunviU. be made to per
sons ndvcrtisiua by the war.
All (idcirtiiimtnts ,p(iyublein advance or
on demuiid , . . . ) . '
V 1 tie jujbiul to execute, upon tlie
tlidrtest noine, in the neatest tmniiK-r unl on
the clieapeiit tciii.H. nil kinds of 1'luin and
Fancy JOB PRIMING, such as
XCjT. We respectfully 60li:il the printing
TairiuiHfje of our Democratic friends, and all
others irujiiiing oik, in Vinton county.
" Afrntsfortlic "MfArlinir llcuiorrat."
Tli Ml.FWmfGonlKlr.en will Rcc.iTS i U Receipt
for Sublet -.juionf and A'.rri Ueeiucuit, f ot tui it-
t-r iii Viniiin finnnlf. fthiiv
Jno. Ct.AiiK, Sr.,
J Rloui, . .
Mu Pleasant. .
, J'luers Store, ..
TOR VlMUN;lOllM, IHIO
It. i'. llhUril, Judge Ol Probate Court
V L. EDMISTON.CIerk Com. Pleas Court
K. V. BINGHAM. Prosecuting Attorney
AY. TISUE, Sheriff. '
JOSKl'H M A GEE, Auditor.
11. PAYNE, Treasurer. 1
JAMLS MALONE, lletouler.
NELSON KICUMOND, Survrjor..
GEO. ULLOM, Coroner.
J. IX) N b, KINNEY, & JOHN SWA1M,
O. T. GUNNING. G. W. SHOCKEY and
K. A. BK ATTON.
UOl 1 b K SS A U L b ,
lluir Voti CHice Adrcssps.
l'iKtiVi"i 1 1 i ii&Atk.. ' tsilull, Stew
art i( Co. Mbiiuluctun ra ol the tetii
cuslitv of I'm Iron, llnii.ileis. lleedt
Mill f, 0.
Eaol tm.NAiE, 6tunlej, Ueutley &
Co. Manufacturers of the best quality
ol Pit; lion. Eale Pot-t Oflite.
VlMoU tins ACt., Meatl. Clfk At Co.
Mauufecturera of best quality oi Pig
lrou, Vinton Eurimce Pott Olhce.
HAkntM EuKKACK, Fiazee, Tart &. Cu.
Keed'e Mill PofctUlme.
iiiu hAu lullACl, iturtlett, Lhii
Co., Mauulacturers ol the beet quality
ol Pig lion. Pout Olliee at AUieueO.
MuiCHANTd OK VlN'ION, WHO AUK
t eUi lu Jjry Gocd hiudwsie, iutmwiue, Bool,
6cit, Uiotmiei, etc . , , t,
MtAh'iiiUk.-John S. Ilawk, J. K. jr V
ill, 'roii.litiKui &: Co., Owen Dowd, E. A
Biatioii, J. c E. Lwlye, Sliudea & lUynolds.
llAiui.N.-Leni. 1UI, U. l. T. Hard, H. B.
Muore, J. B.J- V.B. Willboii, Wui.'C.
(ileason. . ' ' ' ' ,
Wii.KKbvn.LE. S. S. Murry, John Gillen.
Cliue 6i Uaidiiei, EeUou cc .i-ustley, James
Ilehkelyi Carr & Strong. .
AllkksVillk. Peter Miller, Marcus Mil
ler, Joseph Wilcox.
Mt. I'lkabant. Piiillip Sain.
riiAri&vn.LE. Swepi-tou 4v hwej-ston, '
AiKfcs'b Mu.u-J. Bloer.
BiiikhiIimaK's Mill. WiUinin Time.
TrFiSTTrtTJ. K.P Ai s.
McAuthui. E. P. Bottmell.
McAitTiiuR-r-G! B. Will. '
IIamdk. Davis& Collins.
VV iLjitsvii LK.- Cline & Gardner.
McAhiHUU.-J.G. Swellaud. B. C.Cogswe
Merchant' Tailor, '
- -AND DKALEB l - .
AND . , . ,
READ rMADE CLOTHING,
Shirts, ., V' Umbrellas,',. Cravats,
Bosom?. " Su6peoders, 1 1 Scarts,
Collars,'; 1 Undes Shirts, Drawers,
Stocks,' Gloves,: Hosiery, &c, -s-
AT THE LOWEST CASH PRICES.
Nov. 15. 1851 " ly."' " , '" '-
Alio r ncy at Law,
' McARTHUK, OHIO,
Will practice in Viuton and adioinine coun
ties. Office three (loots West ol Uie Post
Office. ! ;': ..i":-- .
Feb. 9, I88l;-' ! 34 tf
WILTtS 1.. CLAKK.. JOI1K P. PLTLE
C LARKvNDiLY J EYj
- Atlonieys at Law.
Wi 11 pract icfl in part rtershi p in V in to n Con
iy,' Ullice, (our doors east of , Sbsou & Hul
Mrt'a Hotel. '
Eebi 2).' 1854.'
.1 AUon.eyat VLaVJ
TTILj practice i Vinton and adjoining
JMiieJrjjrjiei."-''"' " '" : ;.' ' .
J, R. WHiTTEMORE ;-
F-'t AS now en aetortuieut oi Wail Paiier,
jLJl puiJers, Yvindow Curtains, and Fire
Screens, that can bardl?" be surpassed in the
. .i 1 1 t t . . 111 . i-
VV48W rnoeilVW, . i.iu. 1 UUIUU.PIOCK,
JjVji'W, CUiiilcothe, Ohioi
' SoHly, softly blow ye' winds', ' " ' ' '
Thutbt-ar the' mourner's sihs; : ' '
That whinner to th j brot;ei heart
. Of buried tiej, '
Creak not V illi sudden force,
Upon the listener's ears;' ;
Butki.-s 0! kiss with moistened lip,
Each struggled tear! ,
Invoke the stars w ith milder beamlt
To cheei tint drooping heart;
The birds, in softer, sweeter lay,
Bid care depart'
Let streamlets murmur join their long,
And floating on tlie gule,
Bear to the listening throng .. ' ; '.
' '. ' ! ' 'ThiJ orphan's tale! : '
J A no nide hand with earless touch,
Press heavily that browj
Remember that his dearest friends
Aie sluinleiiiig now!
Gc, then, as one who loved that child,
With passions warmest glow; .
And He that on his chosen smiled,
Will heed another's woe." ' '
THE LITTLE FLOWER VENDER.
A STORY OF THE FIRST NAPOLEON DYNASTY.
Morning, beautiful morning! Have
not ioets vied with each other'in chant
ing thy praises, ushered in by the glad
songs ot birds, who, Hinging aside the
lethargy of sleep,- commence the long,
bright diy with inatina of praise ?
Surely if poetry consists in a 'percf-p-lion
of the beautiful, the birds should
be poets, though devoid of upeech,
which is but its expression.
Victot ine was up with the sun, pre
paiing her little basket of boquets.that
as aoon as breakfast was over she might
start in the coul of mormni' for the
great city, where she hoped to find
purchasers. Site was about to set forth,
ulien her mother slopped her,
Stop a moment, V icloiine, for I am
going with you.'
1 ou, mamma, now lielightlul! Hut
wnai is it mac calls you out (his morn
ou Know, my child, that unless we
ohtaiu one limxJrtu francs belore to
morrow evetimtr, we must leave our
itile cottage, and go I know not where,
,'oor Victor! there is utile chance ol
my hearing from him. I shail call on
some of your father's former friend 111
the city, and perhaps though I dare not
hope it, lliey will did me. xou caii
sell your flowers as usual, and then re
turn home, where you will probably
hud me already returned.'
Victorinewas saddened tor a mo
ment by the serious tone in which her
mother spoke, but it is not the nature
ol childhood to grieve long at any thing
and but a lew minutes had elapsed be
fore she was chasing butterflies along
the side 0 the highway; and laughing
liu iiii-tkctual attempts to catch
There is something beautiful in the
sight ol childhood, gay, laughing ctiild-
tood, obeying the impulse ol the mo
ment, to whom iuc seems a beautiful
audscape on which the sun shines ever,
over which the breath of summer nev
er ceases to scatter perfumes. Would
that our lives might realize these lair
dreams ot childhood! JJut the land
scape soon looses the couleur dt rose
under which it veils itself in "Life's
Spring,',' and the sober gray tint oi Au
lumn takes its place. . It is not with
life as the poet has said,
Where ignorance is bliss 'tis folly to be wise!'
Before a pleasing illusion, then a stern
reality. Once in the bustling streets
of the great city, the motliei- and child
separated; ' 1 ne motiier loos ner way
to the quarter where her husband for
merly resided, trusting tliat some of his
old friends, out ot respect lor lug mem
ory, would, end a helping hand Jo,' the
widow.- " . .. .... . - .. - .t. .
At the handsome and aristocratic
mansion in the Rue St. lived M.
Quesne, with whose ; family she had
always been on the most intimate terms
during the time ot tier husband s pros
perity. Many times had he sat at their
table, an invited guest. But now
Is M. Quesne: wijbin?' she inquired
of the servant who answered tlie bell.
'I would see him,' 'f i ' ,
-'Yes,-Madame, said the' servant,
who had been Scanning her dress rath
er curiously,' 'that fa 1 1 believe "80
Who shall I say withes tosee bim on
business?",;;. '' H
; She was ushered' into a" "magnificent
saloon,, the, counterpart, o ne, over
whiqh "in former years slia ba4 Vp.
aea .tlie nappy tnistress.; j Mip.isigiiea.
Ah it ;wa? . the happiness not. the
Wealth, that she desired,! :u j ii t-
M. Quesne jjoon entered ihe room.
Hfr was a fair sample of mea of the
world not penurious or rhiserljr. ' Oh,
no'J he was on the contrary rather pro'?
fuse in bis expendiluresvbut then these
were all for himself and for his family.
He might have (aid with Horace, 'Odi
Erofahnm vttlgus,' and no one would
ave doubted his word. ' '":
I am told, nndame, that you vtW
to soe me,' he said, advancing into the
room and hot at first recognising Mud
ame Arblay,' had not removed her veil.
Can 1 be of service to you?' ' ;
I ou see in me the w idow of your
lonner irieml, trancois Arblay.'
Is it possible! ; Poof Krancois! I
well remember him.1 But where have
you bepn concealing yourself this five
years Parbleu! how time slips away.
I think I have heard of"you as occu
pying a neat little residence out of Pa
ou are rlt;ht, Monsieur, 1 ' huve
dene so; but Heaven only knows where
I shall live for the future.'
You astpnish me.' ;; 1
Doubtless. The wealthy hive lit
tie idea of what the poor are 1 called
upon to bear with, Yet I do not re
pine that labor has become to me a ne.
cessity, It is the idea t!at I may no
longer have even that resource that ter
rifies that apnaU me,'
Piease explain yourself,' my good
Madame,' said Quesne, in rather an
embarrassed tone for he instinctively
felt that ho should be called upon to
render assistance, and was inwardly
estimating the smallest amount he could
decently part with.
Madame Arblay told her story.
The reader is well acquainted with it
already.' She concluded: 'Believrime,
sir, that nothing but utter hopelessness
111 1 1 .
wouiu nave inuueeu me to assume a
position which 1 am well aware looks
very very much like that of a bear.
But, sir, you were my husband's Iriend
and I believe you will not refuse to be
friend his widow .and child. 1 need
not say that whatever assistance you
may render me, I will greatfully repay
should fortuue ever place it in my pow
er.' ' '' '
While she wasspeaking, M. Quesne
had wrapped something up in a piece
of paper. .
You were quile right in applying
to me, my dear mend; as you say, 1
was your. husband's Iriend; I shall nev
er forget It. If this trifle, lie placed
it' in her palm 'will be of any service
to you I shall be delighted, and for the
repayment, I beg you will not '...ink ol
it. Nay, no thanks I be,. I trust you
will take an early opportunity to renew
the acquaintance. My wile and daugh
ter would be charmed.'
Madame Arblay bowed grattfully
and withdrew. In ptiaimr ilro-li (he
ball aW-Aiwountered Miss 'Quesne,'
whom she had formerly known well.
She was about to salute her when that
young lady; cooly raising her eyeglass,
surveyed Her Irom head to loot, in a
manner which, to say the least, did not
express any delight at the encounter.
un passing into me street, iviauame
Arblay looked at the enclosure which
had beep put into her hands. It was a
ouis, a piece ot twenty francs, and
this from her husband's friend !
He treats me as he would a com
mon street beggar,' was Madame Ar
blay s indignant thought. 'He wished
merely to get rid of me, and shall I
keep iiis paltry alms?'
JJut the thought ot her child checks
ed the suggestions other pride. I can
not go through another trial like this,'
said she to herself, 'and yet it all my
husband s friends are as liberal, I have
but to repeat my story Jour times more
to obtain the requisite sum.' To-mor
row, pet haps, . but to-day 1 Jcci that 1
should not have the courage.'
Parbleu!' remarked M. Q'icsne,
complacently, as the door closed after
iiiis unwelcome visitor, 'l am well rid
of her. ' Wh it could the woman mean?
Did she expect me to pay her rent?
Truly, I should have enough to do
I took in charge all the widows and
children of my acquaintance '
And the philanthropic gentleman
buttoned up his ' coat, took his gold
headed cane, and walked to his office;
stopping ou the way to purchase
shawl fur his wi'Ie,. intended as a plea--ant
surprise cost only two thousand
francs OU', modei husband! very much
to te praised art thou for iy generosi
ty. How much more satisfactory was
such an outlay than the expenditure
one-terrth, nay, one-twentieth the sum
iri making glad the hearts of the friend
less "and the destitute; ' Truly, a noble
maxim, and one worthy to be inscribed
in letters of gold', is that which declares
that 'charity begins at home.'
And now let us bid farewell, to M.
Qilesne, and trace the fortunes of our
little flower vender. '
4 With Ught.step Victorine- took her
way.alon ihe crowded thoroughfare
with. hecTittle basket. under m ornu
S!ta-ff now in the quarter where la
borersiand mechanics- chiefly. lUviiii.
But she knew insjiictive!y. tU iV iiiere
was no place to sell her flowers. .,
i-Yefc from, one of these houe - 3 w-
raanjsyoice greeted ; Victorin i. .
dp j oil vsel) y gur., flowers, ; ujy,- 'y,iu
Miss?.'. n;,- ft !t;L, tlii ,.! .:j il a, f
; .'.Six. sous: a boquet, Mad.tnw;-1 Wil
ycmiot have. one, violetsiand primro
ses, with lily anuanomene, .uYudatne
will take it, is it not so?' u : ; j .1
.'It ia for my lick boy,' said the wo
man, balf apologetically, aa if to ex
cuse 80 great a piece oi extravagance.
a.v! he dearly loves flowers. Yes,
m tuamoiselle; I think I mx-4 hive it,
and here is the money.'
' Thanks, rnadame' aad Victorine
Ith ped gaily on.'
' little girl followed Victorine wit'.i
foiing es. She was pool ly dressed,
and evidently belonged to the pourer
' 'Will vnn hnv a hnnn.M. Afiit?' IH
..... j-- j .-.
Yf"! tonne, noticing lu-r wistful glance.
would willingly, but, aUs, I hive
il money. Ah! I used to live in the
country the fres'j, beautiful ' country,
wluTe I could have plenty; Bat novv
tefi'lra sec one. " Perhaps, mis?,you
wotlcTglv ntejine justjone little flow
er,' It will make me so hippy,' and
the little girl looked up imploringly.
"My poor child,' said Victorine, pit
ifully,' if so littlt) a ' thing will mike
you hippy, how can I refuse? You
shall have a wholu bouquet,' and site
too!t out 'what she considered" the pret
tiedt; and luudjd it to her- little cam
pinion. ; :
Oh, miss, can you ba in earnest?
But no, no! you. are too generous. I
cad not accept it. Your mother will
not like to have you.' -
My mother would do the same in
my. case.' ' .
' 'Tiien I may inJeed take it. A thou
sand thanks.' Heaven will bless you,
I am sure, lor your kindness,' :
The little girl departed beirinj in
hef hand the beautiful ' bouquet,' look
in j back ever and anon with greatful
glances to tiid little flower vender, who
hid procured for her so unexpected a
pleasure, ' " . ' ' '. ; : ' "
1 am quite sure I did right,' said
Victorine to herself, Poorgirl! to live
in this great, noisy city,' and never to
see a flower, But I will tike care not
to lose auything by it. I have four
bouquets left. " I kva quite sure that ,1
cat! sell tliem for eight sous instead of
six, and then instead of losing I shall
fiin twrv anus .' ' ' '
Victorine had now got into a more
frequented part of the city. ' The
Faubourg St, Germain, which at the
time I was speaking of, was the favor
ite residence of the noble families.
Splendid enuipagw rolled by her, and
tlia ' ees of the little flower vender
danced with delight at the
ot"so much t-plendor.
, Jjut she mujt not forget her occupa
tion. She mounted tlie marble steps
oi these courtly residences and inquir
ed of the bervant if her mistress would
lihrsomo Tloners, ,
"Tduul kiiotvmijs, but I will in
quire,' ' .
She returned in a moment and said,
My mistress wishes to see you.'
Victorine took her way through the
hall into an apartment luxuriously fur
nished, where a lady was reclining
on a lauteuil.
Will you buy any flo wers,madame?'
said Victorine, timidly, for the sight
ol so much splendor awed her. They
are" freshly gathered.'
. 'Let me see them, child,' said the
lady, half raising heiself. 'Umph!
they are well euough. And what
'Eight sous for a bouquet, madame.'
Eiiiht sous! you are surely mista
ken I can get them lor five equally
ood. Come, child, you must not be
extortionate. At your age it is tern
ble. Come. I will take them all
twenty sous. Will that sattsty your'
' .. n.
.No, madame,' said the little tlower
vender, quietly but firmly, ,'I caiihot
put witu them lor less llianeigiit sous.
Alasl they are my mother s sale depen
dence now. '
1 am sorry, child,' said the . lady,
coldly, sinking back iuto her luxurious
seal, nuat you uo not Know your own
advantage. . I might easily give yon
) our price, but I make it a principle
not to encourage extortion. Francois,
show her out, and mind, my little maid,
never come here again with your flow
ers.' . , : :
. .'Is it possible,' thought the little
tlower vender, as she. gazed upon
luxurious apartment,, that everywhere
met her eye, 'that the owner,!' so much
splendor can grudge me tiiy little prof
its!'. ',:-.. . .- : ':
Yes, Victorine, it is very possible.
It is. seldom that wealth and .benevo
lence keep equal pace.as you wil( learn
Rather discomfi'tted by this repulse,
Victorine passed out iuto the street,
A genilemau beckoned to ner.irom
opposite'sid of the street.: Elated with
iiie-mea of n-iking a. sale, the little
llo-.ver vender' hurridly crossed, . Un,
fortuuately lor her,, a splendid carriage
was at that time, dashing through:
streets. , Frightened and dizzy at
thought of her danger,: Victorine flew
milter t'aan run, but her strength failed
lier.'anrj s!ie fell in front of .ihe liorsis.
A cry of terror escaped the' bystander
vyu'. ii juoed Uef danger. . But luckily
tae horses, were well trained, aud were
ui.Jiu.tJ jjst in season byj the coach-
jl US. CDV'-iirnjil iieu ; H'c vva,
..! . ...1 lfi ll. - I
i in-i-ii tu-i cliiiJ, wiio uau aireauy ma
ted-. .. Wji.it. is : the. matterr . said
UJy's voice within.: i i,. ; .
'-It is a poor chi'td,-was the answsr,
who has narrowly escaped being traiu-
filed upon by the horses. She fainted
rom fright but is just recovering. -1
TO BJB OONTIHO-tD.
CHAPTER VI. Don't You Play.
'No, I iimi't (ld 011 any instrument'
said our frim I Tun. I'rinle. in answer
to our qutilion.' ' To !ell the liuth, 1
becjintt JUruuraed b a I f 1 1 raUfOij
leption, nlien I was a young uiau. 1
won't spprecutiid jruii kuow, aud that
suri of tiling,
'Well, )ou see, sjU he, in reply to
another question, it was about ttventy
ytxi aiio, wbeu I was ttuiling law, and
in Drother w a medical student, that
we both fjrfcled' we had " a wmiditriul
lalout for miidic. So John bought a
Hut, aud I a fiddle, aad turning one ol
ilm attics iuto a stud,- we pficticed
lliere liair tlia night through. We
didn't -waol in oue to know about it,
joecull our father, who bad ver
siiiai uotiuui as to thi valu of timet
aud l inaka linn think us usefultr em
ployed, I hi quaiiitie uf law books
heaptd.up, aud John had skull, and all
sorts of boiifi, ifattared about. W'a
knew that iu our 'stu ly' no oje could
hear us but Uaisey, the iouse-keeui,
anl, an aha wn our old nurse, we fell
sure she would keeo tho secrei' O.ia
moruiug, after we bad'been w hi line (he
toil' uiilil houri awa with our music.
lo our owu inuiutl delij'U. wacjine
Jo.vii Ute to hcaakfast, loumug, 1 sup
pose, somewhat unrefreslied.
mou mus'ut study too burJ. boys.'
said our father, considerate!,
'les, air, said 1 gravel.
'Juat then Betsey appeared at the
lour, aud looked most mysterious!)-at
in uioihar, :
Yes.what Is itTsaid mother surpris
ed, at Uels'j :ited nuduei. 'What
is it, Betsy' s
'Well, ma'am, I wish to say, ma'am.'
Betsy always spoke in that short nip
piug way, when she Wdwuj'l olie called
up.' mast leave you ma'am.";
'Leave me! whyf'nsked mother.
'Ye mi'sm, it's ' twenty five years
that I've been with you.mi'am and it's
the boys at last ma'am. I can't stand
it, and 1 ain't going to. It's not Chris
tian like, ma'am ' '
Wuatliate the boys been dolugl'ask.
ed ill 0 1 lie r . . .
'It's Mr. John, ma, am, and sometimes
t think Mt Tom helps him. He's got
soma.poor crelur up stairs, ma'am, am
ho tofiuents him awful. He screaks and
groans 'fall' ! the ' 'niht- through. It's
vvoMiA'ih'an ;the heathenl I didn't get
a wink uf sleep last uiht, tu what the
poor cretur went through was dreadful.
I know they' say ' such things mut be
done by doctors, But 1 ain't g"iiig to
star where At is aud I never tho'l Johu
was the oue to do it."
Aud Betsy gave Johu a look of couJem
My motiier was acuta enough to see
tlia t, Bouietli i uiiusudt was going on in
our study, and telling Betsy she would
inquire into 11 ' dismissed her for ths
thai. was. the end' or our -muaic.l
practice though not the end of the sto
ry, for our father took care we should
not forget it, It was a long time be
lore we heard the lust . about, "the poor
--New York Dutchman.
Powerful Letter from the Hon. H.
A. Wise to the National Democratic
Meeting In New York.
ONLY, NEAR ONANCOCK,
Thursday, October 18, 1855
The devil baited the hooks of some
preachers with Ihe politics of the Pop's
big tue; and the hooks of a kbvuh pries
tcrafi, and : set l!i,e;ri bobing together
lor, the coruptiua of the Church, and for
the destruction of the Slate. 'No heat
but one could hare ever welded such a
fusion. Iu 'he Shades they were taught
their parts by lha gloom-light of the
Dark Lantern! But
The sun is intheheavens.ns.l life one at th!'
Day hs caught them in their incanU
lions, and light is dispelling'their mys
leries. The next you will gee -of Sim
he will be on his kuess praying agains
Slavery and John Barleycorn - Ha has
dropped Tope I'ius Nonus, and has jusl
discovered, alter all he has. said about
His Holiness', supremacy, that every
naturalized Culllolic takas an oath ex
press!) to renounce all allegiance to
an j and av'eiY'nriuce, power, potentate
kins, sovereign or stale, of which he
was before a subject. 'And he begin to
admit that it an extra judicial oath may
biud ajuiow Jothiiig to passive obedi
euct and non-resistance lo an unseen
intangible, secret oligarchy, that, per
chance, we may rely; on the judicial
oaths, of naturalised citizeus to renouuee
tbd allegiauce, to all supremacy what
ever except the sovereignty ,qf, the Uui
ie.d Slates of orth Ainenqa, ,, .
I give you "the right hud of., fellow
snip 111 . opposition to. the sumptuary
laws which' have of late ve'ars disgrac
ed the codes of some of our States. Why,
sunie'Ltgis'aiures seem to liare lost the
:ioru-book Of personal liberty' ' They
are tor free soil and free negroes, but
wtf upon (he- liberties of 'free white
ineu! They seeut to have never knowu
that there wefe such thiags first iuvea
led iu iorlh. Ameiica.as bills of rights
deliiuiog. those ; which, are inalienable,
and lixing thei limtis) of legislation !
Where was ihe principle ot liquor laws
to siopr(" Jo vvhere short qf invading
every iualieuable , right .'of individual
mau. " ll 1 milulcipal law cannot touch
vested lights, much iess can it "invade
the oatural' rigtits bl the luilividuat per
sour' Jia su'cU " ' dominion as that of
tTngtan I, thy may hardly dare to' con
fine vh lights of the person : to 'air, to
light MM, ' flowing waler,' at this d4y;
hi-ructrt ihete never wag a moment, since
colonial limes, whea the rights :.of peri
sous were not iutiniiely, extended be
yuini these out of reach of legislation.
Uq! bat they say such laws a re, sanitary',
not sumptuary. And who, made them
Hospitalers of Hyi.eia, health nurses for
1 the peoplal Health. U about u jrivata
a posiessioii, about as 'ii,tu el 'it tte '-
personal aany man eni" h en lowej
wi'h. Who created a fcOTeriiineut to
tum Quack and preseriba . physic ? . '
1'liysic tothedops!': TL're are-othif
things which tleatcor' flullh besi tjs al
tohol. Katinj as well asdrinkinj !ut- J
touy as well as druhkeur.esj hurts tlia"
iiealih. Will any one say thut legrsla-
tion may take cliar-e of my table, sn-l
my diet and apnttite. and tar what I :
khall eat 1 If they mty prohibit a .'
man from bnyiftg-and selling whisky,''
may they not prohbit his planting ani
lowing on his-own feesimple soil, of his '
bujingaud selling the corn and rya
from which the vvlnsky is distilled? ;
-' Again, French corsels hurr mow' tfio -healtu
of whole generations, have Crt f -
pled for - theis.owu livetand fonhir
posterity, too, more' women irtdc!rtt-'
drenJiau ete' John Barleycoia steWoff
iuenl ' Shall a itlss eommitte'e be allovri ;
by law to inspect 'Midline's an'd Mlss'
chambers, and sec whither vvhaUbona
aud had corn eucoinpass ladles1 waiitl '
100 light? The idea would b ridicnl t
lui, il it was uot so unsufTra bly tyran ' "
Tious. You cauiMi legitlate men tj'.
morilitv, must e.lu.ale them- to liberty
and virtue. Mmners and morals mast '
bein at the mother's knees; ' must be '
itjined in the fchools; and' home h:id '
domestic teaching must give Ui tiis''
couuir pupils Ml for the si-hoots, and
the schools must gi e lo the country U '
people' who will require no am-h 'tits-'""
polio laws, They don't suit a people 'I
lit to-be free; thty co'rupt and demor.W -iit
a people already fit to be' slaves. i
I lie last source 1 would appeal to, (br'
leuiperance in eating and drinking, is 4"i
Legislature Fjderul or Slate1" Uuf ye
Meiropolitaa high livers! what tales I
Champagne and London Dock ' and can- 1
vas backs, and terrapins, -and oysters 1
could '.ell upon their exaxaiifple of ub.
stemiousuess .uni sclf-deniall .'How i
your temperance tells upon your llvnis I
and your legislation, too, at, times!
I'be truth is, all these 'is.ns couie Iroiri
the" : e nidus of the same coetrlx Thay '
come frum the scribes U"ad"(l'harisees,:
who would take care of others' coua- .
uieuces.they are invelious ol ambitious
priestcraft or men who have a litla
religion to help their secular affairs, and
wlio are Utile worldly to Help their
religious affair - of 'preachers of Chris-
tain politics,' who are subtely aspiriug
to civil, secular, and political power
of mea who don't 'render unto Caesar
the things which are Cusai's,' nor 'unto
God the things which are God's' of
hypocrites who would superserviceibly
cut off an ear for l heir Matter with the.
word, without his, orders airi ; agairuti
hi latv.auJ who woultl cte fly TTIhi thrice
belore the cock crew once. '.And these
are aided by the cowardly and knavish
politicians, who either fear or fawn '
upon their secret and siuster'intluences. '
We hare only lo drive out all such front
.he temple, us the dove-sellers were drl-V
ven out by the Master whose 'pure-anti
uudetiled religion belore God ud. ihe '
Father is; to v isit ths widow aud the.
lutherless.and lo teep one's sell unspot
ted front the world! : ,
Finally, gentlemen , sccordip; with
you, as i do, in tlie leading principles
of your platform, I cordially accept 1
your invitation to unite- with: you in ,
engrafting them upon-the policy of the .
country, Aud 1 especially concur vviili '
you iu the sentiment that it is upon '
principles alone we ought to uni'.e.aud )
that ail coaliiious between those who ,
essentially difi'er on cardinal points, are
unprincipled and demoralizing. Ana
here 1 might pause; but, long as this'
letter is, 1 have' word more lo soy. I
hope 1 have answered your kind com-'
plimeut iu its own spirit, without 10--
quiriug whether you have any alias
any other name under Heaven by which
you are known among men than lhaiot
national democrats I have purposely
omitted lo do so. ' ' - '-
Lika yonrselrss, . another body'.of
democrats of New York, lately approach
ed gratefully to them as 1 do to you. I
waasoou upbraided with having given,
aid aud comfort' to a ceftaiu party. cal
leu'Softs.'r Now some ona may suy that'
1 hare likewise given in adhesion to the1
Hards of New Yotk.i Well, ul) I can1
siy for myself is, that I don't mean' to
know aoy Hard or Sjft uames;for my
friends who will uuile vviih ma in 'the
mission for the Democracy lo j-roclainx
and maiutaih thu great doctrine of civil
and religious liberty, aud to uphold nd (
euforca the Constitution in its 6ublirur
principles of justice and erjuality..,' "
' You must not wonder that your Demo '
cratic friends in. Virginia are often ton
fused by uames a,ud hings in Ne wofk,'
wish 10 see a milieu jjcmocricv
there on the old grounds of Jefrersoi'f'f
aud Jsck'son. ' We hear of Hard and
Soft, aud Half Shells, and the 1 ideas vi-W
form of .heai qan be best. illustrated 9 t
a subject, of natural hisrory- We have,
iu our wjtets.'geutieraei'i. a c'ru's'taceou-i1
animal called a crab a sa fish, with '
fins and claws at both euds, and it Can
run either end foremost. Foka at hint
his way he. runs that that wayarid(
he ruus this! He is remarkable, for hia,
transforraalious, At one time catch,
bjin aud crack his claw'and his shell is.
very hard, very . ha.rd,', bard enough, Xor
barnacles to grow upon bis Ja'ck. Vud i t
will not separate ,or be delached from,
the inner 9uticle.',Ia. that state ie is
the,. Hard . Crab, proper. , At . another
time, catch him' and crack his, ( claw, J
gentlemen, , and, you.;,' will .find j.that, ,
though his outer , t hell s.. gyil very ,
hud, yei. it will seprato.Bud caa be de,
tached from the 4nner, cuticle, or.. film.
Over the. muscies.., He. is then clU4(
tba .'Peeler,' his sheel.vvill pe! off fCJm,
wUhout breaking tha tunv. shell, Utr4
catch him, ana you need not ft&ckihig
craw to sea what ua-iaioi-kis out
f hell is then rnag at every gprfrg.
uj - ab ig welling out ofjw Ilatt
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