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TELEGRAPH. _j
ENGLISH FfftfniNG TOWARDS
AMERICA.
It must be gratifying tn Americans to
know,that notwithstanding the abuse heap
ed upon them and their institutions, by the
hordes efEnglisb travelers who ■ early infest
this coutry, there are those in the good old
•‘fader land” who are disposed to accord
10 them the credit they deserve. We, as
one of tli “universal Yankee nation,
have never been disposed to complain where
our real faults have been animadverted up
on, nor to deny that vve possess them in as
great abundance as any other nation; hut
we have felt a disgust towards the English
character for the undue ami unqualified
censure which many of their public men
have, for years past, been meeting out to
us. It is seldom now, that we receive an
honest greeting from John Bull, without
qualification. But when the old man is in
good humor, and thinks that Jonathan is
his son. fte for a moment forgets tho man
ner in which he ‘‘cut the leading strings,”
and says, “God bless you,” from the very
bottom of his soul. The new era in Atlan
tic Steam Navigation bids fair to increase
good feeling between the old and young
gentleman, and may bring about an entire
reconciliation between them, We find
symptoms of this in an article in the Lou
don Quarterly Review, “Atlantic Steam
Navigation,” from which we extract the
following:
• iniriy years n£() 1 i'11011 u iinrssmg
Mr. Miller’s experiments on tin* Forth ami
Clyde Canal, succeeded in really establish
ing a steamboat on the Hudson River, be
tween New York and Albany, a distance
of about 150 miles. His speed was only
six or seven miles the hour; but how as
tounding must it have been to the unbe
lieving and jesting crowds on the river
side who witnessed the commencement of
the project, w hen they were crunpelh d to
acknowledge its execution? \t’e have
heard it lately stated, that of the two mem
bers of a lcadieg New Yolk firm in these
times, one started from Albany and the
other from Bristol on the same day—each
by sailing packet—and each being sixteen
days on the voyage, the passage to Europe
was accomplished in tlio same time with
that between the ‘commercial mi tropolis of
the new world and the Legislative Capital
of the same state. Mr. Porter (in 1637)
enumerates thirty-nine steamboats as be
longing to the port of New York. Our
own enquiries may be move recent, arid a
year or two is a matter of some moment in
those matters, especially in Amei icn, where
the whole aspect of their kalnidescope so
ciety changes as it were at jar, almost while
the book of the men who undertakes to de
scribe it is going to press; we should set
down about sixty steamboats for N'. York.
A daily journal from that busy emporium,
now before us, speaks of the starting of
some ten or a dozen for Albany, at the
same hour, and of an equal number seen
meanwhile crossing the water in various
other directions; most of them, he it con
sidered,boats that may well ho cnlbd bloat
ing palaces.’ And again, looking to the in
terior of that country—a country that
would seem almost to have been made for
steamboat navigation for it—what a specta
cle do uu there behold of victorious sei
eftee, energy, agd art, thinking it would
seent, their proud triumphal marches, their
/progresses.” Instinct with all but life,
•Tramp, trump along the earth they ride,
Splash, splash, across the sen;’
everywhere, rejoicingly rushing on, ns if,
with all their flying flags and noisy en
gines of specil, themselves to celebrate the
advent of that civilization which they do so
much to extend. There are now about 40
steamboats on Lake Erie alone. On the
Mississippi waters where 20 years since,
there was no such a tiling as a regular line
known, there are now 300 boats at the
smallest calculation ; we have indeed seen
the number rated twice as high.”
Our neighbors in the provinces might
feel their pride a little hurt, if their self
conceit would allow them to sloop so much
as to notice the following:
'Not only does America occupy the
Western Hemisphere by herself, while all
other continents are pitched against*her in
one, hut on that side civilization has yet
made so little progress, things are so liter
ully ne:r, that the ‘United States of Atneri- !
ica’ might with some plausibility assume to :
be America, the writer says,
‘‘The Americans themselves, not more
in the transports of their exultation over the ;
first thought of the effects of it, than in :
their admiration of tlie thing itself, and oil
the style in which it was carried through, I
seem to hnve been too much otherwise ex- j
cited to feel their wonted chagrin at ap
pearing to bo ever taken by snrpriso in
matters of practical adventure. Nay cher- ‘
ishing, we do believe the honor of their Ci
ther iand next to that of their own (for we i
. bare often that, although Jonathan gives
a gruff,grumbling family growl of a lecture
now and then—partly, perhaps, to prove
himself a descendant—ho is never easy in
seeing it done by any body else,) they quite
torget their sorrow in their pride.”
In alluding to the New York ships which
ply between New .York and the several
English Ports, lie says,
“From the very high and well-deserved
reputation of the ‘Line's’-—the most per
fect conveyance of the kind, and the great- i
est advance in merchant navigation ever
up to the spring, of 1838—it is per
jjjk"1'1 »«tm|non impression, that a passage
gland and the Uni
’"’‘•"••(IMiperb vessels
^>*“'Mi»|olera
course of it, or for tlie nauficnl manage
ment.” Mechanic & Farmer.
THE ELECTION.
We feel it our duty to recur frequently
to the recent election, in ibis State; and to
spread before the public such facts as come
to our knowledge,which go to prove beyond
a question, the trutn of our ns.-eition, that
the election was carried against the Whigs
by a system of fraud and corruption ini
paralelled in the history of this or any
other age.—In the countv of Piscataquis
the loro foco Bmtrd of Selectmen of two
towns have already been indicted by the
Grand Jury for their dishonesty, and pros
ecutions are already in progress in different
sections of the Slate against Van BurOrt
presiding, officers for their high handed
rascality on the day of e lection, in disfran
chising Whig voters, anti in enfranchising
'tost1 who Imd no legal right to vote, hut
who were permitted so to do, because they
were of the true faith. What candid man
is there who believes that tIso county of
Oxford co.lid throw more votes than one
fifth part of its entire population—vet such
is the startling fact, and who is there (wc
pat the question with earnestness and can
dor) uho is there that believes it could he
honest I v done? Again we ask why in the
mast of the towns in the County of Waldo
check lists wore not kept, and tho voters
were permitted to deposite their ballots in
a hat in violation of law? Was it not so
arranged to afford facilities to the reddes
and abandoned to throw as many ballots as
they chose? Again we ask where the
vast sums of money come from, that was
frerly hvished in mmy parts ef the Si "to
lo oppcrate upon the election. Ruel \\ il
lintns said in a letter addressed to the Ban
gor Whig that he did not obtain money
through the Merchant’s Bank, hut why did
Mr. Williams lament his answer to his al
leged .agency through that Institution in
the destribntinn of the funds? Is Mr. Wil
liams ignorant of the fact that thousands of
dol'nrs were expended to influence voters?
Is he Ignorant of the fact that in several
places as high as ten and fifteen dollars
were unblushingly offered for votes? Ifso,
let him extend his enquiries in the commu
nity and lie will find that sueli was the case.
The \ an Boren leaders have been very
anxious since the elect ion to suppress ail
inquiry, and to have as little said about the
election as possible, and well they may be
anxious, lor the voice of tin indignant and
cheated people arc sounding their notes of'
displeasure into their ears. Wo repeat—
Maine lias been thrown into the arms of
Van Bnrcn by bribery and fraud—the elec
tive franchise among us is not only abused,
but is rapidly approaching to that condition
when it will be considered as a mere farce.
Ret we do not ynt despair of the triumph
of correct principles men in Maine—if po
litical iiaverv his reaped its golden harvest,
hoiiesily and truth will find un abiding place
1 and make rapid accession to their ranks
by the force of their own loveliness and
majesty. [Hullowtll Crhon.
Arn.E Molasses.- There is many a
good housewife, who.hits more faith in her
own experience, than in the sujnoe ofehym
istrv, that knows not the* value of apple tno
lna*es, hut still believes it to be that suin'
kind of tart, smoky, worthless stuff that
has from time immemorial been made by
boiling down eider. It is net within my
province, at this time to attempt to convince
surdi that there is a chemical difference,
though it might he easily shown that they
ate almost as different ns vinegar and su
gar. I would however invite them to lav
aside their cider this year, and try the
plan of boiling down the juice of the apple
that has not been exposed to the air by
grinding nud pressing.
n i siJllli. l jiiuci u uhiiiuci in wiijmi
els of YVetherell’s sweeiings apples in two
large brass kettles w ith wnter.just siiflicient
to steam them; when they had boiled soft,
I turned them into a new splinter basket,
containing seme straw, snd placed on them
a barrel head and a heavy weight The I
j lice was caught in n tub. 'ibis was repeat-'
<d until I had juice enough to fill the ket-j
teIs when 1 commenced boiling it down, and
attended to it strictly, frequently skimming
it, till it became of the consistency of cnne
molasses. The native acids of the fruit
iin; ait a peculiar flavor, otherwise it could j
hardly be distinguished from the syrup of I
the cane. It was used in iny family for
making sweet-meets, for sweetning pies,
fur dre-siug on puddings and griddle cakes,
and a variety of other porposses. The cost
of milking it. is very trifling, and the means
nre. within the reach of every farmer —
Oh In Farmer.
“Iu.Ttvois. The ofilci d returns from Il
linois, are nt length received, and amply
compensate us for the loss uf Mains The
whiirs have the substantial fruits ofthe vic
tory, in the election of a majority of bran
ches ofthe legislature, and of two of the
three representatives to Congress, while the
loco f.(os can claim but the barren honor
of a small majority for their governor. In
estimating the importance of this election,
it should ho home in mind, thai in the
event rtf the election, of liie next pres
ident devolving upon the li >um. of rep
resentatives, the vote of Illinois is secured
to the whig candidate. The most san
guine of the wings,never anticipated such a
result with respect to Maine.
'■ " 1 " -— * %
“A Mr'Edmund Keene Burke, of Mo
bile, a most iinfllinl young reprobate, who
I w as recently ridden on a rail by the cili
Zeng of that place for breaking a couple of
(r '^'Y^ers’s rib* and running atyuy with
a third—thnt is to say he ran away with his
old father’s young wife, his own step-moth
er and married her. [Louisville Journal.
T/is Count tie Rnrtillicrs. (Joseph Buo-.
nnpart,) with a suit consisting of M. IV]. L
lMuilk-.nl, A. Muillard, M. Thehaud, I)r. A
(.'kirk, and nine servnnis arrived at Now
York on Suridav in the London packet ship
Philadelphia, the same vessel in which lie
saHed from the U. S.
PUBLIC DEFAULTERS.
The following li-l of Government Sub
treasurers is taken from a public document.
No. III. sent to Congress liy l.evi Wood
hurv, Secretary of the Treasury of the
United Stales, dated l*th January, IU33.
On page 23, is contained the following:
Balances due hv receivers of public moneys
arising from the sale of public lands, who
were out of office on the 12th October
1S37.
tvecetvers names, nano ui'inci ami. uuc,
Peter Wilson, Steubenville, $9,348 87
$ until el Stokely, do. 1-57 8<
Samuel Findley, Ohillicothe, 24.779 34
13. Van Horne, Zanesville, 35 50
Nathaniel Ewing, Vincennes, 5,889 32
Charles M.Tavlor, Jeffersonville 1,027 97
A. P. Hay, d‘». 5,0-16 72
Israel T. Cattliy, Crawfurrlsville 39013 32
Lazarus Nalrle, Indt ttinpolis, 4 93
Abner IMcCnity, do. 1,338 62
Benj. Stevenson, Edwardsville, 6,160 41
Sami. Lockwood, do. 572 30
Benj. F. Edwards, do. 7,421 47
W, I,. D. Kwing Vandalia, 10,754 29
George F.Strotber, St. Louis, 27,051 64
Samuel Hammond, do. 21,574 44
Bernard Brittle, do. 163 S6
Tunstan Quatles. Jackson, 1.06 ! 93
John Ha vs, do. 1,38(> 16
Win I). MeRav, Lexington, 9.377 23
Willis M. Green, Palmyra 2,312 12
Benj. S Chambers, Little Knelt, 2,14(3 97
Win Gcrrard, Opelousas, 27,238 n7
Lufie Leeassicr, do. 6,893 95
David L. Todd do. 1,122 98
Benj imin Ungers, dn. 6,52-1 83
Nathaniel Cox, New Orleans,'5,103 57
J. J. Me La ns li an do. 503 99
Maurice Cannon do. 1,376 24
Alex. G. Penn; St Helena, 164 84
A. W. Daniels,Washington, Miss.8,128 47
James Duncan do. 55 72
Thomas Lewis do. 347 26
William Burnet Augusta 197 8 .
George B Damerou do. £85 27
Hanson Alsbeirv, do 9,488 92
Samuel Smith, St Stephens, Ala. 4,3408 92
Geoige Conway do. 5,613 0(1
John H. Owens, do. 39,611 97
.Ins. C. Dickerson, Choctaw 64S6I
Geoige B. Crutclreon, do. 6,(161 40
George B. Dameron »-d lime do. 30,714 81
Geo. 13. Dnnteron, 3d do S. Fund, 344 33
Samuel W. Dickson, do II,70S 78
Do do 21 time,do 898 53
Wiley P. Harris, Columbus 109,178 08
John Brahnn Huntsville, 33,712 49
L. Pope, trustree ofj. Brahati, 2'i,*12 -11 j
John Taylor Calraba, 11,115 20;
Win Taylor do 33,168 181
H. G. Perry 6.074 81
Uriah G’ Mitchell uo 54,626 55
Jehn llerher Sparta j;,144 21
Andrew T. Perry do 23,155 57
Kichaid K. Call Tallahassee 43,498 54
J S. Smith U. S. Attorney, Kv, 796 74
A. Jones, U.S. M Missom'i ' 4,745 24
J W Stephenson, Gnlma 71,858 70
L. Hawkins Helena Ark 115,462 94
S. \V. Beall, Green Bay 36,097 39
Joseph Friend, Washita, Lon, 2,551 94
Wnr II. Allen, St Augistine, Fa. 1,997 50
Gordon II. Boyd.Colunilius Miss.60, 79812
R. H. Sterling, Coiuhnmti, 11,762 52
Total nrnrunt 61,002,659 81
Sui*poutrxo tiiu pre>s.—Taking n news
paper linee or four years, and when don
ned lor the money .getting in a pet, refusing
to ptiy, and discontinuing the paper.
“Cold.—The Ketinebunk Gazette gives
an account of a grand supper got up by the
Loco Focos in that town, in honor of tbs
great victory in .Maine. It appears from
this account that they had two tables, one
for the leaders and great democrats, at four
and sixpence a ticket, and another, provi
ded with the second cut,or cold victuals,for
the poor democrats, at two and sixpence a
ticket! This is positively the latest demo
cratic improvement in political festivals.
Those who sat down to the two and sixpen
ny cut, must have rejoiced at the glorious
crpfiility which the prevalence of democra
cy is culculntid to bring about!
Hartford Courier.
PROFITS OF THE GREAT WEST
ERN.
And it is now settled that steam naviga
tion over tin* ocean if profitable, our en
terprising countrymen will set about the
business with ull speed, ‘Fulton,"a writer
in the National Gazette, has undo a cal
culation of the profits of trips ot the Great
Western. In (hit list of the crew, given
(Vow recollection, ho says, there may he
an error; hut if so, rather exceeding than
falling short of the real number. From the
25th June to the 25th September, a period
i,f ninety-two days, the Great Western
made four trips across the Atlantic—one of
twelve and a .mil', one of fifteen, one of thir
teen and a half, and one ol eighteen days—
in ull fifty-nine days at sea.
Cost of the Great Western, including hull,
spars, tackling, sails, machinery, cabin
turniture, ike. £55,000
or $276,730 00
Estimate of expenses for 92 daps.
10 per cent, intercut on cost for wsar and
l«nr,
Pay of commander at $3,000 per
annum, 756 00
Pay of 1st mate at 800 per annum, 201 G4
L)n 2d mate at GOO do 151 23
Do 1st Eng’r nt 1500 do 370 08
Do 2d do at 1000 do 252 00
Do 4d do at 1000 do 252 00
Do 12 fire’ll at 30 each per
month 1,008 02
Do ll coal heavers at 20 do 725 88
Do 10 seamen at 15 do 458 GO ,
Do 15 ordn’y seamen 20 do 453 GO
Fare of 455 passengers at $1 each
per day, for 59 days, 20,845 00 (
Rations for G1 person, including
5 apprentices, at 20 cts each
ration, for 92 days, 1,422 40 ,
Coal consumed, averaged from 24
to 33 tons per day, taking an
average of 30 tons per day for <
92 days, 1790 tons, at 14s ster
ling, or 3 dollars 79 cts, 6784 10 •
Cn. j
546,573 0G
455 passengers at an average of
30 guineas each, allowing the
odd 5 guineas for the children
and servants, $09,478 50
22,00 letters at 25 cts each, 5,500 00
400 tons merchandize, (100 tons
each trip at 40s. 3’830GO
Proceeds for 92 days, 78,858 50
Expenses for 92 days, 40,573 00
Profit for 92 days, $32,285 44
Thus clearing at the rate §129,000 per
annum, alter deducing 10 per ct. fortwear
and tear. Well made machinery will last 60
years.
'1 he pay of the surgpon and purser has)
not been included in this calculation, but I
the amount is unimportant, and ivill little
vary the result. I
The port charges also are not included,but I
they can he easily ascertained by any one
residing in a city. The directors of tin; G.
Western Steam Ship Company may well
refuse to increase the number of stockhold
ers.
3. In the first of the four trips,there were
37 passengers; in the 2d 134 ; 3d, 91; and
4th, 143—in all 445. FULTON
N. Y. Express.
"Uniting the South.” Of the probn-!
ble result of A1 r Calhoun’s efforts to.
"unite the South," the reader may form !
seme idea from the following pointed re-!
mark of the Memphis Tennesee Euquner
of the 14th inst. The Southern print says:
"The energies of Mr Cai.houn we regret
to believe are directed TO DISSOLVE
TIIE UNION! The “union of the South"
is his favorite phrase. Aud where, pray, is
there disunion in the South? No where
hut in S. Carolina; thrState that tram upon 1
John C.Calhoun. ’Tis this State and this ':
man that have produced more disunion in \
the South than all other causes put tngefi- |
* r ! They have shaken the Union, lint uat .
yet overthrown it." Dill. Patriot. |
__ _ l
“FnANltr.lN’s ArFEAlUNCE AT THE COURT
of Louis XVI. The following is extract
ed from Madame Campari’s M> m>irs. IL.w
striking the contrast between this appear-’
unco and that of some Amciicons of out
own day at the same Court:-—
“Franklin appeared at court in the dross
of an American cultivator. IJisstintl un
powdered hair, his round —hat, his brown
coat, formed a contrast with the laced and
embroideied coats, and the powdered per
fumed heads, ol Versailles. This novelty
turned the enthusiastic heads of the Ft oneli
women. Elegant entertainments were giv
en to Dr Franklin, v.ho to the repntatiun
of a most-skillful physician, added the pal- j
riotic viitues which had invested him with '
the noble character of an apostle of liberty.
1 was present at one of the entertainments,
when the most beautiful woman out of 3U0,
was selected to put a crown of laurels upon
the white bead of the American philoso
pher, and two kisses upon his cheeks.
Even in the palace of Versailles, Frank
lin’s medallion was sold under the King’s
eyes,in the exhibition of Sevres porcelain.”
“The wages of Treason. Two sons
of Benedict Arnold, the traitor, are jet liv
ing in England, and in receipt of a joint
pension of <£162. Their names are Juines
It. and Wm. F.; and their ages 57 and 44.
The London Spectator, m ke; the follow
ing comment on this reward of treason:
“William passing any judgment on Ar
nold’s morality, we admit that his sous are
entitled to the pension.”
Original Anechote.—Adrunken fellow,
not long since, staggered into one of our
most respectable victuulliug cellers, and
greeted the attendant with a familiar ‘how j
are you?’ ‘Who are you,’ said the host,
‘are you drunk ?’ ‘Aye,’said the bacchana
lian, drunk enough! and have been every
day for two years! My brother Josh and
I am engaged in temperance cause; ho
goes about delivering lectures, and I give
samples of intemperance. Now Sham we
get up a reformation.’
Tho steamboat Providence sustained so,
little damage by getting on to the rocks at
Beaver Tail Light, that she returned from
Providence to New York yesterday, with
freight and passengers, as usual.
! The London Weekly Depatch, the lead
I ing organ of Radicalism in England, has a
weekly circulation of 60,000 copies.
The city of Baltimore by an actual majori
tyof'52, and a quasi majorty of over 700,
has approved the Registry law.
Past Hatters Appointed.—Thomas J.
• SotilhardRichmond villa,Lincoln so. Maine-. I
Tha Post’Ofllco at Fatricktown.Lincoln
:o has been discontinued.
John Gowen Esq, has been appointed
Post Master, at Emery’sjjMills Shapleigh,
n plaee of Col. John Trafton.
A little money will sometimes effect
nuch.—Globe.
A fellow that has discharged a debt of
f*22,000 by the payment of $200, may well
iny that.— Louisville Journal.
Tnr. Whigs in the West. Territory
1 f Wisconsin. A gentleman Just arrived
rom JMillsvaukie states; that lJoty, Whig,
s elected to Congress by a majority over
Jeneral Jones, the present Loco loco dele
rate in Congress from the Territory.—JVeio
York Star. _
~~ THE TELEGRAPH.
_____ B AT H ME:
THURSDAY MOKMine, OCT. u..
GREAT NEWS.
Maryland Firm! It will be seen by tbe re
ams below, which we copy from llio I’oston Atlas,
hat the Whigs have carried both Housos, by deci
iivo majorities. Tho Governor returns bo far show
1 majority for the lory candidate of 328. I.’ut there
ran be but little doubt, that the Counties to be heard
iorn will elect the Whig Candidate. If the ac
rounts given in the papers of the barefaced blnod
hirsty, and villnnous proceedings or the loco locos
ire ti ue, and wo cannot doubt it tiiis is a greater v ic
lory, really, than if we bud obtained a majority of
thousand.*.
MARYLAND ELECTION.
TheMh'gn have carried both branch**
i>f tlie Legislature, as tlie fulluwiiig table
will show:—
Sr. NATO I! 9. Rr.fRE'ENTATI^r.f.
Count!". Whis. Lo.:o Foeo. IVMg.- Loco F„co.
.Annapolis City, 1 0 l 0
Anne Arundel 10 4 0
Haltimore Co. 0 l o 5
Haltimore City, I 0 fi 0
Culvert 10 8 0
Caroline | 0 1 2
Carroll 0 1 0 4
Cecil, 0 10 a
Charles 0 1 8 0
Dorchester 1 0 4 0
Frederick 10 2 8
Hartford 0 10 4
Kent 10 2 0
Montgomery 10 2 2
Prince George** 10 4 0
Queen Anne, 011 3
Ft Mary** 10 3 0
Fomcrsct 10 4 «
Talbot 0 10 8
Washington • 1 0 4
.*;ilighttny 0 10 3
1! 0 83 86
Worcester ard Alleghany to h« heard from.
Worcester will certainly elect one \\ hig to the >eu
ite and four Whigs to the l ouse ] he result in
Allegheny i* doubtful, Should it go ngaii *t u*, the
Legislnt'.n e will *t i d — $cr.nto; * \V h gs 12, l oco
Hi co* 9; I ouse \\ higs 4<) I oco l ocos SO.
Toe re urn * for Governed are ns FolloWe:
HnESjDEwr I 1875
Counties. Picric, ( IV ) Graijson,( l'. IJ.) /I . V. }>.
I hi hi more City 4 t> 191 1074 6020 6740
Cecil, 12.71 1S6Q 1010 10< 2
da It inline Cuiinty# 1*147 2t62 50t:f) 2l'4l
Hartford, 1123 1223 f^Q 10*0
[ 'nrroll, 1-42 lb-16 1353 1471
Anne Arundel (part) 1039 9.33 1092 ££&
Annapnl s, I '.0 142 126 129
Ftedfiick, 26-37 27.*i2 Sl.'O 2015
SVuthingtui*., 1966 2226 2079 1 95
Knit, t'O 644 689 3 7
Montgomery, T'6 maj. - 489
L'lurlcs, " 210 muj. - 253
I'riiico George**, 112 maj. - — 2*8 —.. .
r»ihotf 699 732 656 409
Queen Ann’*, 641 6^6 GSG 617
Caroline, 698 077 670 492
(*Hh-»t, 415 £67 803 251
m. Mary,*, EH maj.- 048 190
Somerset (report) 460- 1030 623
l/oryhcster, 203 maj. —— S6C 094
21,308 21,094 23,856 21,£0.9
Present Loco I’o~r> majority, C26. Worcesteranti Alle
ghany t<; be heard fro in. At the Pregidt iilial election,
Worcester gave a W big majority of 491, an 1 Alleghany
a whig majority of 121, total 012. If t»t«elc is cieeted
at nl) the majority i« extremely slender. At the l'resi
clenti.il eontot, Maryland gave a majority for Harrison
of 8,149, « greater Whig majority than was e\er given
in the State, before or since.
'J ho accounts state thnt
“'1 he polls in several of the Wards wers token
possession of, at an early hour, by bands of ruffians
who were allowed ’ey the Van Muren j idges of elec
tions to blockade the passages, and effectually pre
vented the taking of Whig votes for more than one
half the day. i he conduct of some of these Van
I uren judges was so outrageously partial to their
followers, and unjust to tno Whigs, that t ere i« a
determination on the part of some of the most respec
table citizens to have them indicted. Among the ex
pedients resorted to against us was the removal of
the artificial passages which has been made of strong
boards, from the street to the polls in order to facili
tate the voting. These were ordered by several of
the Van Buren judges to be removed; and, in short,
the whole labor ofour opponents was to prevent the
Whig votes from being taken.”
We forbear to add any further remarks on this
subject, at present; we can only eny in conclusion,
when such a spirit is evinced, and carried out by a
party it is enough to sicken the heart of the patriot,
and rna' e him sigh in view of the^ciisis. which must
overtake us, if that party is not 6ubdued.
TO DELINQUENTS.
All persons indebted to thisoft’eo for papers, jobs,
or advertizing must settle up, and pay down forth
with. This is reasonable and just, and of couist
needs no apology.
N. B. Does any one know where Abiel Frskine,
formerly of Jefferson, now is? rIhe P. Af, of that
place informs us, that he has left that town, and we
should like to know where to send bis paper, &e.
An Irish boy, two or three years old, named Mol
lay, was killed in Boston last week, by his stop-fa
ther, who had beon sucking the “ striped pig.*9
A new Methodist chapel, in the town o( Friend
ship, will be dedicated on Wednesday, Oot. J7th
Inst.

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