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4 Flag at tile free t lli>' fol?ln klinll fly, The alKii of hope and triumph nlgli." FOR PRESIDENT, HENRY CLAY. FOR VICE PRESIDENT, THEODORE FRELINGHUYSEN. WASHINGTON, FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 21. 1844 , PLANS OF THE DISUNIONISTS. We announced to our readers some time ago, that Mr. McDuffie had signified his intention of resigning his seat in the Senate, with the purpose of taking one in the Legislature of South Caro lina; and that his avowed object in so doing was to effect the passage of a State excise law, levy ing *.ax upon Northern manufactures equivalent to the impost duties of the Federal Government upon foreign goods. He taw, ho said, no other way to accomplish the destruction of the Tariff system, as every appeal which the South had made to the magnanimity of the nation through their representatives, in that behalf, had proved ineffectual. We heard his startling announce ment in the Senate, and took occasion the next day to call attention to the treasonable purpose thus openly avowed upon the floor of the Senate ; and we had expected to see the public indigna tion awakened by the atrocious wickedness it displayed. Contrary to our expectations, how ever, the announcement created no sensation, and seemed to attract no general attention from the public. But every day serves to develop, more and more, the disaffection of South Carolina towards the Union, and a settled purpose to dissolve it. We h?re, from day to day, furnished the evidence of public sentiment in that quarter, as exhibited at their public meetings, and every mail brings us additional accounts of the feeling of disloyalty to the Union which has been diffused into the minds of the people by the Calhouns, McDuffies, and Haroiltons, who have been goaded by a dis appointed ambition to meditate the destruction of j a Government which withholds from their grasp its highest honors and rewards. C^lous as the public mind has hitl.erto been in regard to the treasonable avowal of Mr. McDuffie in the Senate, we trust that a proper feeling will be awakened when steps are actually taken to cany out those designs. We learn from the Specia;or of yesterday, that Mr. McDuffie has, in conformity with his promise, resigned his serit in the Senate, and that himself and Mr. Pickens will go into the Leuif )atu e of South Carolina, uheie 'hoy are to effect the passage of a law, in direct viola ion <.f the Constitution of the United S;a es for laying a discriminating tax upon N rtheru manufactures, in favor of foreign goods ! The Spectator, liie org^n of the Nul|ifiers, and of tha Poik party, par exc-llence, expresses its approbation of tUe course to be pursued, by S >uih f'ar' lma, and eve^ exertion is made, and w.li be made, to induce their Polk friends throughout the South, to adopt similar measures. We call upon our Whig friends throughout the Southern coun try to bring their opponents to this tei-t?we call upon them to demand of the Polk party if a dis- j solution of the Union is their alternative, in case of failure in their efforts to abolish the tariff and annex Texas. Circumstances would indicate that such is the feeling among them?it was they who who forced Polk down the throats of the tame spirited majority?it was they who would listen to no compromise in" the Baltimore Convention, and demanded a candidate in favor of immediate annexation and free trade ; and from other affini ties between the Polk party in general through out the South, and the Polk party in particular, in South Carolina, we fear that a universal feeling of tHsafTection to the Union prevails in the party. The whole sum and substance of the declama tion about free trade and annexation amounts to this : that a small minority of the people of the nite 'tates have the right to control the ma- j jonty?and if the majority of the people of the country should happen to be composed of sterner stuff than the majority of the Locofoco Baltimore Convention, and should refuse to yield to the dic tation of the minority, then the Union must be dissolved. And this nefarious excise scheme, to be adopted in palpable and undisputed violation of the Constitution, is merely designed to dissolve the Union, as the authors of the scheme contem plate nothing else than that its execution will be prohibited by the Federal Government. In such a contest, South Carolina, with a population of twro hundred and sixty thousand free citizens against seventeen millions, can only look for im munity in her own insignificance. But if this be a Government of laws, and we have an Execu tive at it* head worthy of his station, we trust that those Jaws wiJI be enforced?and that trai lein. tor* whether they be North,". Aboil.'i?*'" Southern Nullified, may expiate their lhe ,.sue_?,e they in f??r "< * 'b | jf they cannot effect the .nnexal.nl. . Ij ??J ihe destruction of .he protective eye in. We trui-t they are not, and shall be g a they disavow all participation in the designs ol South Carolina. Until they do so, however, they ust, like poor Tray, suffer the consequences of being found in bad compnny. The Spectator of last night say*, that " the In telligencer and the Whig Standard both quote at large the Globe'B editorials, charging disunion designs, as proving that such are the tendencies and policy of the Democratic party. ie puts out such editorials, doubtless, to promote the election of Colonel Polk to the Presidency, that being at present the grand object o its a ors. We have insisted for some time past that there was no harmony on the nomination of r. and if we recollect rightly, the Spectator was the first to cry out, " our union is perfect, and suc cess certain but the scales seem at last to have fallen from his eyes, and he sees the fact staring him in the face. We believe there are other Locofoco organs besides the Globe, who are ai - mg materially in the election of Mr. Clay, and the Spectator is one of them. All we ask of your party is, to avow your principles, and our success is sure. We are indebted to the New York Express of yesterday morning for the news by the Acadia, it being "in advance of all its cotemporaries. We are also indebted to several of our citizens for an opportunity 10 refer to the late Dublin papers, containing the details of the sentence, &c., re ceived by thesame steamer. The New York Republic, in giving an account of the decorations, &c., of Castle Garden, on the occasion of the Locofoco meeting there last Wednesday, says that " most prominent were the grand principles of the Democaacy, and under which they are arrayed for the coming Presi dential contest?' No National Bank,' supported on either side by " No Distribution of the Pub lic Lands,' ? No Assumption of State Debts.' " Then we are to understand from this that they are in favor of nothing ? Wo should like to know whether it is really true, that they displayed no "grand principles" which they were in favor of. W ill the Republic let us kRow 1 The Philadelphia papers contain accounts of "another tremendous outpouring of the Whigs" of that city on Wednesday evening. The broad I street in front of the Exchange, before which building the hustings had been erected, was filled with thousands of Whigs. The Hon. George W. Toland presided, assisted by a number of I Vice Presidents. Addresses were delivered by ' the Chairman, the Hon. Mr. Jarnagin, U. S. Sen ator from Tennessee, the Hon. Mr. Summers, of Virginia, the Hon. J. J. Hardin, of Illinois, and the Hon. Milton Brown, of Tennessee, So great was the crowd that it was impossible for all to hear, and soon after the speaking commenced a number of persons retired a little distance of, and were addressed by the Hon. Edward Joy Morris and ihe Hon. Mr. Efekinson. of Tunnessee. LOCOFOCO MEETING IN NEW YORK From the New York papers generally, we learn that the >"g'eat meeting" in that city, on Wed nesday evening, was but a &liiu affair, although every effort uas made to manufacture enthusiasm for the occasion. The Republic, a free trade paper, savs " the number present was probably about 3,500." 1 he Express say-, that " as usual, there was ' great cry and little wool," and put down its number at noi over 2,000." The Tribune say?, in reference to it, that? There was a cold gathering of Locns at Castle Garden yesterday evening, at which a Polk speech was at last extracted from Silas Wright, though he frankly gave them to understand that he didn't like the nomination. Mr. Brinkerhoff, M C. from Ohio, and Senator Breese also spoke. It was a solemn meeting, but not so forlorn as it looked to our citizens, from the extraordinary leanness of the apologies for processions. G. B. LAMAR, ESQ, This gentleman has caused the following pub lication to be made in the Savannah Republican. Mr. Lamar is, no doubt, in the condition of thou sand*, who, at first waimly in favor of the Texas scheme, have been brought by reflection to re nounce their original opinions. His recantation I does hiin honor ? Richmond Whig. ? Mr. G. B. Lamar requests us to pay, that he can not complain of the use made of his name, in his absence, by the friends of Texas, at their Meeting on Tuesday evening, because he once engaged ardently in their cause, and they were not advised of anv change of his opinion on that subject. Time, reflection, and a more enlighten ed conscience, convince him, however, that any interference with the war in Texas by citizens of the United States, is a violation of the laws of our country, inconsistent with our own interests, and the doctrines we held of like conduct of others towards us ; and he must, therefore, in justice to himself, not only decline the appointment of Treasurer, but refuse to contribute to the cause in any way whatever." Ole Bull's concert at Albany on Tuesday eve ning attracted the largest audience ever assem bled in that city on a similar occasion. The Ar gus, in its notice of his performance, applies the following unique figure : "An artiste who keeps this side that line, can be touched and handled very easily?but your larks that soar away to wards the sun, and melt away into thin air, it takes wings to follow." THE CEI.i&RATION AT WILMINGTON. In inn procession at Wilmington on Saturday last* there were many carriages and boats drawn by four or six beautiful horses, splendidly capa risoned, and in several of them rode the ladies of Delaware, carrying wreaths, garlands, &c , and <>n whose faces beamed smiles of approb tion.? V\ e have not space to lay before our readers all the mottos on the banners, and the sentiments lexpressed on slips of paper attached to the floral wreaths, which were showered upon the pro cession as it moved through the streets. We give, however, a few, which will impart some idea of the enthusiasm manifested by the daugh ters of Delaware: If female hearts their wishes could achieve, Each one of us u vote lor Cluy would give. "Hiking from thy hardy stock, Thy sons the tyrant's frown shall mock, And slavery's galling chain unlock And free the oppressed. All who the wreath of freedom twine Beneath the shadow of the vine, Are blest." A Jersey girl, a Jersey blue, Has twined this wreath, dear sir, for you, And she well known that you will say, Huzza for gallant Harry Clay. " My country, nurse of liberty, Home of the gallant, great and free," I dedicate this wreath to th^e. Jane A. The pride of the garden, The ruby-lipped rose, A Delaware daughter Belore thy path throws. The laurel for the brow, The (lowers for the breast, And both entwined in garlands now For Harry of the West. Boldly march, true Whigs! we hail your proud bearing, j y ^our 'aure'B be bright as the ever green pine Ana sweet be the flowers which brave men arc wearing; We wreath them in garlands around you to twine. ' Ever shall Delaware Bear up the stripe and star, Exalted and firm are her children to-day. Shrill shall the Old Blue Hen Call from the deepest glen, Clay! Frelinghuysen ! hurrah! hurrah! Let your flag be flung to the wild wind free. Let it float in our fatherland, And the guards of its spotless fame will be, Columbia's chosen band. Where'er is seen its starry wreath, There are freemen's hearts which bound beneath S. " Raise fhe shout and clear tho way, For work and worth and Harry Clay." Anna. Take your banner, let it wave Proudly over the good nnd bruve. Little Lizzie A. " Hurrah for our Hero the faithful and tried? 'he son of New Jersey, who stands by his side? With our great Harry Clay and our good Theodore, Oil. say gallant Whigs?what could we have more 7" Thus strew we the path of the true of heart to-day Go on and shout with joy the name of Henry Clay. Our hearts are with our wreaths. The little State of Delaware, She's " glorious to beh ild." And in eighteen hundred forty-four The right taie will be told. " What cries are here ??What sounds prevail ! Whose name is thundering on the gale ! (Far in the mountains ot the North? far in the sunny South away, A winged lustre bounding fortli?) The deathless name of Henry Clay" Sidney. We greet you with glad hearts, And willing tribuio pay J To the firm Whigs who strive To win our favorite Clay. This humble wreath we twine for you, And freely place it in your h ind? A tribute to the cause wo love? The freedom of our happy land; In triumph bear it on your way, And shout aloud for Henry Clay. Hie on, in the good cause you have so gallantly es poused?the warmest wishes of tha ladies speed you. True Whigs. Speed on ! spped on ! ye gallant ones ^ And tiy what you can do ; This wreath was formed for Chester's sons A band of Clay men true ! I'his wreath of flowers we twine To cheer you on your way ; Send up ihe heartfelt shout . For the gallant Harry Clay. Wo will work for tho Whigs for they always protcct the ladies. X. 1 he names of Clay and Frelinghuysen. To Matty's hopes were perfect poiton. Oh, what patriot thoughts beneath These silent flowers are lying, Hid within the mystic wreath, That love hath kissed in tying. Lizzy. ^Receive our gift of token flowers? 'l he pledge of coming happy hours A. G. Henry Clay: May time that sheds it blight on all, And daily dooms some joy to death, O er thee let years so gently fall- - They shall not crush one flower beneath. Oh,^ let the Eagle change its pK'me, The leaf its hue the flowers its bloom : But lies around Whig henrts are spun, Which cannot, will not be undone. Crown ye the brave ! crown ye the brave ! As through your streets they ride, As the sunbeams dance on the polished arms l'1? wnrr'ors s|de by side ; Shower <m them your sweetest flowers? Let the air ring out thoir praise. Hkmans. Col. Polk's "Noble" Ancestry.?The Loco foco orators at the " Polk and Texas" meeting in this city on Saturday evening, dwelt with rap turous eloquence on the " noble blood that coursed | in the veins" of James K. Polk. It was ?' revo lutionary blood"?his was a glorious ancestry? his "great uncle" was one of the signers of the famous Mecklenburg Declaration of Indepen dence in 1775, and divers others of the " noble" family uncles, cousins, &c.?fought with great valor, and on one occasion, the "Polk family" fought and defeated a band of tories of four limes their own number. Wellt we have ascertained, to our satisfaction that, the "Polk family" were, in the main, true patriots, fought well, and dis played great courage in the war of the revolution. But there was one exception in the family?one black sheep in the flock?one rank Tory !?and it most unfortunately happens that this one excep tion was no other than the grandfather of this same " noble-blooded " James K. ! We hope, therefore, when next the Locofoco orators boast of the " noble-hlood" of James K. Polk, they will not forget to tell the people that he descended direct from one who in ?? the time that tried men's souls'' was fighting against his country !?that his grandfather wast TORY ! '.?Mobile Adv. FROM ST. DOMINGO. | We learn, from an officer of the U. S. Navy, who arrived yesterday from Jamaica, that the ?? ivil war is still raginsr in the i?land of St. Do mingo between the black* and browns, and ax the number of the former is greater than the latter by 20 to 1, the browns are flying from the different porta to Jamaica, for the preservation of their live.*, leaving their own property, a9 uell a* that of foreigners consigned to them, (of which there is a great amoqnt,) to the mercy of the fe rocious, half-civilized negroes. At present, the sloop-of-uar Preble is the only protection we have for the safety of the property and lives of our fellow citizens in that unfortunate island. Col. Harrison, A nerican Consul at Jamaica, yave the first intelligence to her commander, and he proceeded wiihout delay to Aux Cayes. When our informant left Jamaica, it was understood that tlie Commercial Agent and British Consul had taken refuge on board the Preble, and that at least 800 persons had been taken out of prison by the negro chieftain Acaon, who caused them all to be whipped, and whipping many with hie own hands, after which the survivors were aga'n sent to prison. As there is a good deal of Amer ican property in the island of St. Domingo, we trust our Government will lose no time in send ing three or four more vessels of war to aid in protecting it, as well as give security to the lives of our fellow citizens.?N. Y. Express of Thurs day. FROM THE PACIFIC OCEAN. Lieut. Henry Eagle, of U. S. navy, late com mandant of the U. S. schooner Shark, came pas senger yesterday in the brig Mary Averil, from Kingston, Jamaica. He has been absent nearly four years. We receive from Lieut. Eagle the following information : Left the Shark at Panama 12th May, to sail in a few days for the coast of Peru. He states that Peru is in a very unset tled condition, in consequence of the continued revolutions. Left at Callao 25th April, U. S. fri gate Savannah, Com. Dallas, Warren, Com. Hull, Cyane, Com. Stribling, just arrived from a long cruise on the coasts of Mexico and California.? N. Y. Express of the 29th. Villainy and its effects.?A young and in teresting girl named Julia Ann Hazelton, aged 17 years, came to this city from Vermont about eight months since, for the purpose of embarking for Europe with a family as a governess to the chil dren. After she arrived here, she was dissuaded by some milliners' girls in Grand street from carrying into effect her designs, and then went to Mrs. Rhodes, in Grand street, and learned the dress-making trade. Mrs. Rhodes, about a fort night since, left for New Haven, Conn., and the young girl then went to an emigrant boarding house, and became acquainted with a boatman, who plies at pier No. 1 North river, and who pro mised her marriage, and on that pretence he took her last Saturday to a house of ill-fame in Elm street, near Pearl street, stating that an Alder man was to arrive to perform the ceremony. After watching till a late hour, and no Alder, man appearing, she was induced to remain all night, and the wretch who had deceived her, and whose name is James Harrington, after having seduced her to her ruin, left her on the following morning, promising to return. He did not return again, and this morning, having no means of pay ing her board, she was turned out of doors. She immediately proceeded to pier No. 1, North river, and there saw Harrington. She required to know if his intentions were to marry her] His reply was, " he would see her d?d first upon which, in a moment of despair, she ran on to the Battery, and threw herself into the North river, off the float of the Franklin Bath?. She was fortunately seen to commit this attempt at self-destruction, rescued from a watery grave, and taken before the Moral Reform Society, and by them handed over to Mrs. Beaty, of No. 317, Washington street. The poor girl is in a very low and dejected state, but will be well attended to by Mrs- Beaty, who has been provided with medical aid. N. Y. Republic of yesterday. Tornado.?We learn from the Vaterlarcds Wtechter, that the farm of Mr. George Hain, of Lower Paxton township, Dauphin county, about four miles from Harrisburg, was visted on Sat urday last by a tremendous tornado, accompanied by lightnintr and hail, which destroyed the entire prospects of the coming harvest. Besides the destruction of barns, dwellings, fences, and orchards, a s;ro.'it number of locust trees along the lanes and roads were torn up, and j many ot the oaks in the woods were twisted off* as | if they had been but twig, and the grass, clover, corn, and wheat were cut of by the hail as <f the mower had passed by and left the place a sad scene of desolation. Goon Advice.?Now is the time to circulate W hig papers, and to spread before the people po litical informalion, and thus essentially aid in se curing the triumphant euccess of the Whig cause. It does but little good to circulate papers just 6n the very eve of an election. Let light now be given to the people. The great mass of them wish to do right, and they will do so if properly informed. They only want to read tho truth to embrace it. Let every Whig, then, see that his neighbors have the means of informing them selves ; for, rest assured, much good is to be done in this way.?Raleigh Register. A Hoax.?We understand that cur good Loco foco friends at Vicksburg made great preparations to rejoice over the nomination of Van Buren on Saturday last- They exppcted to receive intelli gence of tho result during the day, and accord ingly they procured cannon and purchased pow der. The intelligence was received, but it was not what they expected! The nomination of Polk was so unexpected, that the faithful regard ed it as a hoax, and up to 12 o'clock Saturday night they refused lo burn their powder! Polk was a wet blanket to their hopes, a shower bath to their cartridges, and it is no wonder their pow der wouldn't burn.?New O leans Tropic. Dialogue.? Whig. Neighbor, are you an Armiocrat or a Democrat? Loko-Polko. Neither; I am a straight out Polkat!?Phiia. Forum. TMJ1RBLE YJMD REMOVED. UK subscriber begs leave to inform his friends and the public, that he ha* removed his Marble Yard to E, next to the corner of 13th street, where he will continue to carry on his business of marble and free stone work, tomb (tones, and monuments of all de scriptions, and will continue to sell for cott ail arti cles he has on hand. He will also design original plans for monuments whenever requested to do so, and execute carving work of every description, and in the best style. L. Sf'EGAGNINI, mayl6-3taw3m Marble Yard, cor. 13th & E. sts. foreign intelligence. ARRIVAL OP THE STEAMSHIP ACADIA. FOURTEEN DAYS LATER FROM EUROPE. From the New York Express. The Acadia steamer, Capt. Judkins, from Liv erpoo , 4th instant, arrived at Boston on Wednes day afternoo i. She has rrade the passage in 14j days. She lias brought, out about 75 passengers. IMPRISONMENT OF O'CONNELL The long protracted, and all but interminable proceedings arising out of the Irish trials, says the European Times, have at length been brought to a close by the imprisonment of O'Connell and the other traversers. This event occurred on the evening of Thursday last, and althoug'i pub lic patience has been exhausted by the difiuse ness, the wire-drawn harangues of the lawyers, and their endless hair-splitting, yet the event which every one saw would come, now that it has at length arrived, appears?paradoxical as it may seem?to have taken the world by surprise. Sentence of the Traversers.?Daniel O' Comiell, to be imprisoned for twelve calendar months ; to pay a tine of ?2,000, and to enter in to securities to keep the peace for seven years Imneelf in ?5,000, and two sureties of ?2,500 each. John O'Connell, John Gray, T. Steel, R. Bar rett, C. C*. Duffy, and I1. M. Ray, to be imprisoned for nine calendar months ; to pay a fine of ?50, and to enter into securities to keep the peace for seven years?themselves respectively in ?1,000, and two sureties of ?500 each. Sentence having been passed, Mr. O'Connell immediately rose, and said that he wished to re mind the Court that he had made a solemn affi davit, declaring that he had never entered into a conspiracy with the other traversers, or commit ted the crime with which he was charged. He had now only to say it was his painful conviction that justice had not been done. A sudden and vociferous cheer from all parts of the court fol lowed this result; and although it was accompa nied by the clapping of hands amongst the junior bar, and was two or three times repeated, the judges did not interfere, although evidently dis pleased. The traversers immediately surrender ed him into the hands of the sheriff. Alter a delay of about an hour and a half, which gave time to allay the exci'ed feelings of the people out of court, as well as for the necessary preparations, the traversers were conveyed to the Richmond Penitentiary, in the Circular road, their future place of confinement. They proceed ed thither in three carriages, attended by a large body of police. A great many people ran and kept up with tbe carriages, and there was also a large assemblage outside the penitentiary on his arrival. When Mr. O'Connell stepped out of the carriage, he was greeted with loud cheers, and immediately entered the gateway. VViihin the court-yard a large number of respectable persons, many of them hisinost intimate friends, were drawn up in two lines. They received Mr. O'Connell in silence and uncovered, and, as he walked up between the lines, he shook hands with many of them ; his bearing was manly and undaunted. He thus en tered the governor's house, which, we understand, he and his fellow prisoners will be allowed to oc cupy. The penitentiary is a vast pile of building, in an airy and salubrious part of the suburbs of Dublin. The governor's house is large, and ha9 a garden attached, in which Mr. O'Connell, with his daughters, Mrs. Fitzsimon and Mrs. French, walked alone, soon alter his arrival. The pri soners, as they must now be called, dined toge ther about half past six. They were all cheerful. We are happy to state that there was not the slightest breach of the peace during the proceed ings. I he cotton market continues in a very depressed state. During the last four weeks prices have receded li per lb.; in that which terminated on Saturday, the retrogression amounted to more than 1-8. The most absorbing event of the last fortnight, with the exception of O'Conuell's imprisonment, has been the contest for South Lancashire. Mr. William Brown, of the American house, Messrs. Brown, Shipley, &, Co-, siood on the free trade, Air. William Entwisle on the agricultural, interest. It was a fierce struggle, which ended in the re turn of Mr. Entwisle by nearly 600 votes. Both parties fought desperately. , The debates in Parliament upon Sir Robert Peel's new currency project have been of a high ly interesting description. The subject of the annexation of Texas con tinued to be a prolific theme of discussion in the English papers. Some of them have wasted a good deal of indignation upon it. The general state of the English crops ip good, though some of the better agricultural districts have suffered from drought. I he King of the French has postponed for the present his visit to England. Switzerland has been the scene of a civil war trumpery in its nature and results, but sorrowful! as showing the barbarities which are perpetrated in the name of common Christianity. Turkey shows symptoms of the internal disease which is fast wearing away its vitals. Albania is in arms, the inhabitants disposed to^peril life in asserting their indenendence, and, in a conflict with Ah Bey, 800 Albanians were loft dead upon the field. The Paris banking house of Messrs. Caccia & Co., has declared its insolvency. The debis are said to amount to several millions of francs. Sev eral members of both Chambers, who had depos its in it, will sustain considerable loss. M. Caccia was banker to the Pope. Reports of dissensions in the newly organized Spanish Cabinet reach us from Madrid.* Some Carlist leaders have teen shot. The Portuguese Cabinet has undergone some changes, it is to be hoped for the better. K ~JUST RECEIVED JWD FOR SALE tJ HDDS, JVew Orleans Sugar, low pneed ' 10 bbls. common Whiskey it ahoulJc", and Middlings ]5 baskets Salad Oil b 5 bags Pecan Nuts 20 doz. Painted Pails 8 boxes Woolsey and Woolsey LoafSutnr 1 h i*' r r . do cruslt'd ?i powd'd do 5 boxes Loaf and Lump ,tn 20 do Summer Cheese 5 do i> resh Italian Maocaroni ? W. M. RANDOLPH, j* ^0-eo3tif ^opposite Brown's Hotel.