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.12I.OK & MURRAY, Editors.
"If thou hast (ruth to utter, Speak! and leave the reit to God." Gallaiiii.
A. J. PICKET'S, Publisher
BOWLING-GREEN, PIKE COUNTY, MO., SATURDAY, OCT. 11, 1845.
THE 0 A N N E R.
S JOEL H. HA DEN.
The removal of this old gentleman
from the Register's office at Spring
field, in this State, is producing quite
a stir among the public journals of
the day. We confess our surprise a!
the course which the Fayette Demo
crat has taken, his motives and rea
sons are beyond our comprehension;
and we can only account for his
lame and impotent defence of the
Parson, by supposing that the Editor
is actuated in his defence of Haden
t the motives which he says
prompted Col. Po!k to appoint Mc.
Bride, viz "consanguinity of love."
Charity bids us hope (hat this alone
was the inciting: cause; that Haden's
conduct has been grossly dishonest,
and that he has according to the
Democrat, basely and dishonorably
pandered to the vanity of Mr. Tyler
'in order to secure an oihi:e, must
be evident to all. For ourselves, we
know of no difference in private and
political honesty. An individual who
will lie in his private transactions
will do so in his political relations
for ourselves, we can see no distinc
tion between the private and the po
litical knave ; although some individu
als bold that they may with proprie
ty act the honest man in their private
relations and play the political knave
at the same time. Every one who
knows any thing tf the position of
political uartiri the time Haden's
letter to Walter torward was writ-
ten, is aware that a wiJ (lillerence
Umn Tirtivppn tli !)i?inocial-
ie nartv fnd what was tlicn termed
tlie Tvler nartv
to this time Mr. Tv!t bad vetoed '
Tvr bad vetoed i
the liank bilis, yet I.e v. as
means consiilereda rctrnj in
with the Democratic nartv. Griiit
ing then, for argument sake, th-.t it
be a the Democrat has it. th.it Ha
dn at tiiis time was "firm, and just,
and true to the caue of Der.'.ocrncy,"
lie at the same time writes to John
Tyler's Secretary, an opened mouth
avowed and notorious Whig, as fol
lows: ".have never been a l.ented
politician at any time in my life, and
would be plested to see the piesrnt
Chief Magistrate continued trhne
is."1 Such U the language of this
Democrat, "firm, and just, and tru""
to one of the Cabinet of John Tvlcr.
who had so long been th cn.hitur.-.I
mstantthat Iladen was s.ncere, wa,
he not playing false to his p-mticai
friends in Mis-ouri, who believed
him "manfully standing up to them
Or suppose it was mere flatery to lIr.
Tyler in order to secure an office,
was it not downright hvpocracy,
wholesale dcc?pt:on, and lying is the
miiuesi eiiu iiiav Ltiii uii ;rr ' I
this treacherous proceeding on the!
part cf Mr. Iladen, and he a disci-
pie of tlie meek and lowly Jcsi.s
f . ... ,.i! r i
he who wore the "livery of heaven,
who stood before hi" fe'lo-.v men a
model and a guide for their walk in
life, is the first openly to violate
those known rules of propriety "to
secure an office," which many, who
mak a no professions, religiously re
gard. The Fayette Democrat says that
it would not hare been proper to at
tack Mr. Haden through the medium
of a Democratic paper. We are
forced again to differ with the Editor,
we hold that a public journalist is
not set as a sentinel to watch
over the acts of his opponents alone,
he is not to set in judgment alone up
on those individuals who hold differ
ent political views from himself. He
is placed there to know no partiality
favor or prejudice, where l ight is con
cerned, and lie who censures only his
enemies, and who passes by, blind to
any fault and act of corruption of
his own party, is not only acting the
faithless Sentinel, but he is play ing
false, deeply and doubly false to the1
high trust reposed in him. If we
know of corruption or fraud having
been practiced, if we know of any
treachery or double dealing having
been committed, we shall openly ex
pose them wc shall "lash them with
a whip of Scopions," and never stop
to enquire whether they be "Whigs
or Democrats." Any other course
of conduct would but make the
glorious principles of Democracy
a garb and cloak for every species of
wrong nnd injury. As to the ap
pointment of McBride, we have
nothing to say; Col. Polk certainly
thought him worthy of th office
which be bestowed upon him, other
wise he would not have appointed
him. If we mistake not, the Demo
crats in the very Democratic circuit
ir. which he lives, thought him sufli
cicntly Democratic to elect him Cir
cuit Attorney where politics were
made a test of qualifications. We
have been informed that he has ever
been a firm and consistent Democrat,
and never condesended to flatier
even Mr. Tyler for the sake of office
And we cannot close this article
without saying to our friends of the
Democrat and the Springfield Adver
tiser. that if they really wish to har
monise and unite the party, that they
are wide of the mark, if they ever
hope to accomplish it by the course
which they have pursued
We had thought that the terms
"Hard and Soft," had long since been
con-.gned to the past; tnat after a.l ;
issues had hczv iziilod, nftor the
rGot!e at the rolls had settled all
idillerences trial these
sehisms and i
l.li.cnrdf miht have bee., allowed to,"e red. ce.i me p. ice .
slumber in fori uii'.i.eys. II they
slumber in for,ctru:,e,s. II they
i t. . , :
. sire Democratic prejionderenee in ;
this Slate, if they would see our pi in
ciplcs triumphant, let then tor i.m
ake, stop, while ston is possible, this i
, , ,v r , i
nnntural warfare. But .f they c!c-
ire to look open the destitution and;
dmi'inbcrmcnt of their own pr.rty
and their cherished p-sr.cip'ts, to nee
themselves in a meagre minoi'ity let
then go on.
KrTh Texan Convention having
, , , i i "
co.npiet.vl its labours, adjourned a
1 few weeks since.
F;-f Tku-. Th Ciricinnati At- j
l.ts ol the 22d ini. s vs: ''The U. S.j
Troops, consisting of 270 men, and;
j 15 o(f,0r, t,ft oa Friday night for! 'fri,ls for ,1,e 'anutactnier to raise
pn. wll!,;h boatr-.ad two keels .n tow,cd boon ; but when they come to the,
, a4 ii.-f.f'i lor tn i.etteraccotnmcUa'
i tjnn 0f the soldiers
OC. M. Clay his Announced his
intention of resuming tho publica
tion of the "True .W.erican'1 again,
1 but h d ie no! uy where,
r-Gov. Don, it is said,
ill re -
move to the State of Ohio.
fcr The Jeiiers in Inquirer will bo
issued semi weekly during 'ha ses
sion of the Conviation.
OtrTht Springfield Advertiser says
ihtt it has not been ns Me!;, y in
country as it has bcn during the
n'Psent season, within the memory of
the oldest citizen.
trThiews caught.- -The two per
sons engaged in the robbery of Mrs.
Chambers upon the Die Vernon some
time since, have been arrested, one
in Quiney, III., and the other in St.
Louis the thieves turn out to be
negroes. Much credit is due Capt.
McDonough of the St. Louis city
watch, for his exertions in this mat
ter. 05- Stkance. The Washington
city correspondent of t'-e N. York
Herald speaks of the appointment of
a young lawyer by the name of Sul
livan, of Missouri, to the Supreme
bench. Some body tell us quick who
this young lawyer is, and where he
From the Louisvillt Democrat.
It ii amusing to observe the course
of the Whig papers on the subject cf
the tariff the multifarious and con
tradictory positions they take to for
tify their system of quackery. The
tarifi' is protective. It is to aid the
manufacturer and encourage Ameri
can industry. The American manu
facturer cannot compete with the
foreigner; for he cannot produce the
articles in demand at so small a cost;
and cannot, therefore, sell it so low,
and make a profit. Compel the tor
eicner to pay a duty rn who. im
ports, and then he will be compelled
to increase the price to the consu
mer and the American manufactur
er wilt be able to compete with him.
In this way the protectionists propo
ses to encourage manufactures. It
is the object of the tariff to raise the
price of goods manufactured in this
country. It in this way only that
manufactures can be protected. If
a protective taritl does not increase
the price of domestic manufactures,
it does not answer the purpose for
which it was intended. It is, in fact,
a complete failure, and the protec
tionists ought to be the first to repeal
It being the object of the Whig
party to raise the price of domestic
manufactures the ought to show us
that they have accomplished it, or
admit that they made a blunder rn
arranging the duties in the tariff, not
at all to their credit
ise what course do the Whigs
pursue? Instead of showing us that
thev have done what thev interfiled
to do, and what they claim crnm ior;
. . . -
.dointr, they are wrangitnc away ir -
I in? to show that the tariff has actu-,
VP 'fl,tfi!!ed the ex
-ii i i . Tl,; r in
peciaiiyns oi iiomi uoiisiiuicni.
I Ins ii the protection tley have giv-
rn in domestic u.nnutHC'ures. 1 t'ey
li i I.I C . ,
, , . . . harre . reached
stead of benefiting hiiri. Let
the Whi;r pitv now come forward !
. ami ie,.eu a ,. or-io,
? NOT rn" "' . J
I lie fact is, Wluggerv is a most.
hrv JCClW, senn-'
tll, ... t"js ;lq thin:s to nil men. that!
as tliey dM not mrrn'i i'.
it may win some voles. Mr. Weis
siner has lately found out that the
uranJ difiicultv in the way of the
jcoon partv, will be in cttin the ma
lioiitv. Wc are inclined to thiuk
there is much truth in this discovery
of W eissinner s; but he must not
,ai . ..s ()fi The conns have
always had a pretty correct notion
astowheie the difficulty lay, and
they !:- ve suited doctrines to their
latitude. They understai.d the vari
-"lions of time place. They
t ....... i. .. i
WilOSC 1I11CIIM II 13 I'l I'liv
cheap, i:iry can prove 10 mm
facts and figures, that this ami
protected aiticle has become cheap
er since ihe tariff; and they point f
the tariff as tho cause of the diminu
tion in price. In any party objects
were to be gained by it, we have nn
doubt that the Whips would un.ler-
1 take to demonstrate to the satisfac
tion of all Whiguom, that the force
of the cuirent in the Ohio carried
steamboats from Louisville to Cincin
nati; and they would point to the
new line of boats lately established
as full confirmation of the doctrine.
They would argufy as follows: is
not there a current in the Ohio? just
answer mc that, if you please cer
tainly. Well, don't steam vessels
run from Louisville to Cincinnati dai
ly ? certainly. Well, then, did we
not tell you so one fact is worth a
This facility of shifting positions;
of twisting and turning, Whigery un
derstands, and has learned by expe
rience. It has been taught them by
the difficulty ol getting the majority
which they have always been fully
sensible of. Before an election, they
have a perfect honor of Nativeism;
they eulogize the Irish and Germans.
Tiie whole-soule! Irishman and the
industrious and thrifty German, are
objects of vast admiration; but after
nn election how horrible is foreign
influence, what ignorant, vicious.
ly creatures these foreigners are.
Jioforc an election, thev feel a holy
horror of slavery, all over til
States. They send messeng
..II Mwilitionists how tllUC
horror of slavery, all over tne .ree
. rit.A.. .iaaiiirl to
MUlCS. ll .-..... ....o..o:...
hate it how thev will aid in abol
ishing it, if they can only succeed in
electing a President; but as soon as
the election is over, they roll up the
whites of their eyes at Iho Abolition
ists horrid traitors, murderers, ne-groe-stcalers.
lie fore an election.
they can make a common ticket wun
anti-renters, but as soon us the voting
is done these lawless scoundrels
ought to be hanged. litfore an elec
tion they feel "a lively interest in the
Drotrress of the Latter Day Saints,"
and now Whigery has wheeled about,
and is sneering at Joe; Smith! Some
say Whigery has tr "faces; but it's
nll o ...'.ciakc. It is I ke a negro's
maul it has a face all round. On
this single subject of (lie tariff, their
numerous arguments annihilate each
other, i hey are now very much
alarmed, for fear Walker may find
out too many facts. They him that
he has no right to ask questions a
bout it; and yet they assume to be
quite in a pet because V hig nmnn
facturers may not be asked for their
information 'on the subject. The
Wh;. ,r .rrAMtnn t .pis. :ind now is
the time to furnish them. If it i, times, and always with the same re
such a great blessing to bo tazed, let Jlt, and not the least injury appear
us heve the means of showing it, and j ed to be occasioned by it. After the
satisfy the world of the truth of thiajlopse or a lew months this bird flew
i .r.i j.....:-. .!.,.... I. ,, l ; i awav to its accustomed haunts. i
WUUUtflUll aoi.llllio ucTrn'(iru in m
nroirress of WhUrerv, that the
to protect industry is to tax it.
INDIAN AND YANKEE.
The water at Mack.o.w i. very
clear and very cool, so cold
almost unentiurauie. a genueii.au ,
l. I I I,:. ..IT thrr.w.ncT .1 '
mie.y n.. ,.,-. -" -
small cold chain in 20 reel v, ,a ter, & .
c,v,ng ,t toanv Y
irin" 11 UL 11 tin j-.
, ',., , r lo fet .
rame Srt tnt r.fter
s(jch ine,rer.,li:i! attetnputhey
'"ave it up. Ayankee standing by
1 nK..en-ii.l il.t tio vv.nit 1 rive it I1I
to him f.r irettina it, he bswin-; it up.
. ; nuicker thru lijhtnmg; to which li .
consented; when Johnathal, instead ;
as vas expected, qui-
etlv took uP a seumg p,!e and dip-
d iwn to the coin and bro iht it up,
II . j
and slijipin it in ,s pocket
( he !im:)seiU.nt pf the-
,. , ,, . . M .i -,r
div ers, nd the no s
',(?!'5r Lr,Tt ?
londilice of the
Curr fur the Su-xtu. A writer to
the Western Cukivator gives the fol
lowing ss a sure and the btbt cu:c d
'iiieed tiie animal in the neck vein
well. Take a knife, (narrow blade,)
laise the skin with vour tiiumh and
(ini.er, iut it through up and down.
Put in a leather sinner, i-itit "nc'ies
1 long and three quarters of an iric
j Whle; pull the M ing once a .ay i t
Itwo weeks with a knot at each end:
- . ... i - r
y' d ,ubil weilj
of the stride-. l'ut toe liiJe on the
i .i -I t . . !...'!
' the animal three months, and it
cure liie sweenv.
Wchave beard several farmers . hanvf! . , ,
f...m ti c surrounding country com- cil, you see, I don t care a
plain that their cattle have the hoi-i straw m sell-any lime the Court
low horn. We have had a little ex- pb'aseO The Court then directed
perirncc in the management of cat- 'he 'l,'rk i0 'lH;,k ,n li0 Almanac, and
tie, and know semcthinc about thisV . next Fr.duv three weeks did
hollow horn, and are satisfied that it n,,t t a '.d?y."'i hav,nS
is nothing m-.re nor less than an at- i ceMaiurd that it did not informed the
tendant,a sort ol a hanger-on
r ,.,r..,ann i
that worst of all diseases among cat
tle, the hollow horn. We know men
who have cattle, that, during the
whole winter have been exposed to
the pitiless peltings of the storms
with a snow-drift or an icccake for a
bed, with nothing but a scanty pit
tance of prairie fiay or musty straw
for food, nnd who now wonder that
their cattle have the'lioUow horn!
The wonder should be that they have
cattle atoll. Fort Wayne Sentinel.
The locomotive, "Henry Ruggles,"
made at the Norris foundary for' the
Long Island Railroad, has since her
arrival there, been tested as to speed
she succeeded in ging a distance
of eight miles in eight minutes at
the rate of sixty miles an hour.
A genteel blackguarp insulted two
ladies in the street in Baltimore on
Tuesday evening- The father and
brother of the ladies hunted up the
beauty, ave him a fine skin loose-
; . , ,...,n,inl,tV..n.l.
Iier, ana men maue mm um im- Mi
O'MI Ol IHOSU III' HUH HMlllUH. viii uu
Remarkable fact in Natural His
tori. Major John Pilfers, a farmer
of great respectability in this county,
informed me that while he lived at
his father's in Missouri, some twe.it
years ago, a buzzard, (is not this bird
the real vulture f")wns taken alive,
having gorged itself over a carcass
to such a degree as to prevent its fly
jnTiis weight being too heavy for
its w inns; when he, tog iher with
his father, brother and neighbor, with
a small shoemaker's awl. ''ripped o-
penitseyes, so that no pait of the
ball remained." The head of the
bird was then put under one of its
wings, in which position it remained
a few minutes, when, to the surprise
of all, it gradually relieved its head
from its wings, shook itsfll as if to
arrange its disordered leathers, and
re-appeared with two good sound
eyes, free from blemish, ami possess
ing in every degree the power of vis
ion. This seemingly cruel expert
ment was repeated with the same
bird on ditlerent occasions, in the
presents of di'lerent persons, Inty
have mentioned this fact to several
persons, who, though they had''nev-
ar fcn fli A liL-n j vnrpcspil DA SUT
nri or doubt of its truth, but re
ilmf iIi.k f.Vivf ntut,tt. tnrA th:i'
P in9?de of a bus?
. m cure for blindnesg
. . n. - , nna mon ramnri...i ,hat
' '"' u"u
,,e had curcd a 1fst ,nveterate case
hF , MinjneM in himself
UU, poured the down, spread
II MKJ ox. uuva '
. i : u:.
11 OTJ a uan ,j:,f-' 'Vl,llKU
A clever sforv is related in the
Concordia Intelligencer, of an old fa
dy who "sot up to see the stars
'.v.'iuf'," and was disappointed. S'he
was willfully imposed upon by a
Professor" someh ui but hear hi r:
'Fn f!d rue as how tint on the 23
of-the r.'rir.'h.the stars were gowin
to fall again like I had heard "'i'
j the time that some folks thought the
! Well stramier. I counted the days,
and at 1 ist. according to the notches
I cut in the door post thar, the 22nd
came. 1 had supper oncommon late
that night, and left the coffee pot bi
lin.' and soii.e cold pork and greens
and corn pone sot by the fire, and de
termiiied to set up and set the rfarx
sfiutc. It was sorter cooiish, but 1
1 got under that shed so that 1 could
give "cm a lair chance; and I sot and
, 1 sot, arid sot, and smoked a power
ful deal, and then I'd eat a bit and
i take a sup of couee, and watch agin
! and I kept it up till broad daylight
and I liuf nt so- a single ont f the
Hasted ci iltiTS baJtie.
jt is riiV duty toJ order you to be
"les, languidly rrpiieil the cu!
prit:''yes, judj.To, I spose so."
"Well. Mr. Green when would it
be most convenient for vou to be
Olit-nuer inai lie uiu ue uneu uui
ami hangrd on that day at one o'
"Stop, old fellow," said the subject
of the law, "stop; I reckon the ager
f nines on about eleven that morning,
and if its all the same to you I'd like
to be hanged afore it comes on.
'Spote you have me strung up at ten
in the morning. It would be a migh
ty great accommodation.
"Did you attend church to-dayt as
I charged you!" enquired ah old
planter of one of his slaves, as he re
turned to his dweiling.
"Sirtin, massa," was Cudjo's re
ply; "an' what two mighty big sto
ries dat preacher did tell ."
"Hush, Cudjo, you mus'nt talk
that way what stories were they?"
"Why, he tell de people no man
can serve two inassas now, d.s is
da fuss story, 'case you see old Cudjo
sarves vou, my ole massa, and also
young massa John . I cn de preach
er savs 'ho will lub the one and hate
de other' while, de Lord knows,
hatr tju bjT..
"Can you see landf enquired one
of the party, who, from infancy had
shunned the acquaintance of 6bap tf
"Yes, tir-ree," replied a wag, with
drawing his eye from the encircling
horizyn, and placing them on the in
terrogator "Yes, sir, I see your
The animated dirt aaizzled.
Cir Anecdote of Judge Porter
late U. S. Senator from Louisiana:
"Sir, you used such expressions to
day about me as no gentleman can
stand, and 1 am determined to have,
or take instant satisfaction!"
"Why, sir, said the Judge, "mjr
client instructed and paid aie to say
these things, and you had better see
him and yorf ought to be satisfied
that he did not prove them.
"Sir. vour client is a piMhul, meal
ing scoundrel, and I have thrashed
him three time's, and intend to tbraih.
all the endorsers of his infernal lies:
"Well," said the Judge, "do you"
know what vou remind me oft"
"No! and d d if 1 want to know!'
"But hear nit yott heve plenty of
"Say on, then be quick."
"Why you remind me of a dog,
(there the defendant made an invol
untary motion with hia hand) "of d
dog who pursued and bit the stone
that hit him, instead of the hand that
threw it" .
Defendant scratched his head "I
wish I may be ahot if I don't believe
yoeare in the right," and turning;
away '! must go and whip that fel
A sailor being summoned to give
his testimony before a court, was
questioned by the judge, aito his re
Are you an Episcopalian t'
4 A Methodist?'
'llll-llUIB J"U i..---
'I am captain of the fore-top, aif-f"
'Pomp, w hy am de sun like a losf
44 Cause he am round eh Cuff?"
"No; vou gib him up?" S :
" Yes,l ain't dona noffin else." , "
"Well den, "cause it rises in d
'Niu'izer, you been sweepta" out a
.choj! room, ain't you!"
"Laying down the Law" as the I-'
rishman said when hs knocked down
A "kiss-me quick-before-mother-sees-you"
benet is coming in fashion
Ix)ve is a heavenly fyast of which
none but the sincere partake. It is
as impossible for the "dishoneet man
to love, as it is for a hypocrite to W
"Do you take a newspaper?" Yes,
"What one?" 'Any one I can lay
my hands on.
CUTTING UP A DANDY.
A dandy in Broadway, wishing to
be witty, accosted the old bellman as
follows: "You take all sorts of trum
pery in your cart?" "Yes, jump in,'
The income of Great Britain for
1845, is estimated at 53.590,217;
the expenditure '55,1 03,647.
Few persons are aware that from
1700 to 1844 there are on record 101
shocks of earthquakes in England,
138 in Scotland and Wales.
The greatest silk manufacturing
town in this country, is Mansfield, Ct.
It has eight factories.
It is said that the Oregon river de
rives its name from oregano, a Span
ish word, signifying pennyroyal or
hysop, wliich grows abundantly on
Cof. James Paige has been nomina
ted for Mayor by the Democrats ot'
Charles Dickens has two new'
works in press; one, "Letters from
Itally," and the other a monthly se
rial, of which the chief incidents will
be drawn from the travels of two
families on the Continent.