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THE WHIG STANDARD.
Kl*n fU^the free I thy fold* ahull fly, The ilpi of hope and triumph ul|(h." FOR PRESIDENT, HENRY CLAY. FOR VICE PRESIDENT, THEODORE FBEUNGHtTYSEN. WASHINGTON. MONDAY EVBNING. JULY 15. 1844. DORRISM. The Globe of Friday has an article of some threq columns, the object of which is to justify the Dorr rebellion. The editor in the first place quotes a statement of the case from a speech of Mr.McClernand, of Illinois, which he says gives a fajr account of the transaction. From that statement we make an extract below, which es tablishes as clear a case of rebellion and treason as ever occurred in any country. We by no means approve of the Charier Government of Rhode, Island. It was doubtless exclusive and arbitrary in its spirii, and gave but little political influence to the masses of men. But there was a legitimate way of rectifying the evil, by repeated and untiring remonstrances with the Legislature, and by constant ?agitation" among the people. No better evidence could be desired of the prac ticability of-a peaceful remedy than ib furnished ky Mr. McClernand himself. Speaking of the rati fication by the people of the Dorr constitution, he says that 18,944 votes were given for it, which number constituted a majority of the adult male citizens, and among the number were 4,960 legally qualified voters, which were at the same time a majority who were thus qualified. So that it is quite apparent, according to the statement of Mr. McClernand, the warqt friend of the Dorr party, that that party numbered a majority of the legally qualified voters, and might, by firmness and pru dence, have had U in their power after Uie next legal State election to remedy every grievance of which Ale people complained. There could, there fore, have existed no excuse fur ihe revolutionary coursft pursued by Dorr. He could have only been .actuated by the factious spirit of a dema gogue.' The grievance, at most, was but the de n'** privileges?no oppression, no ty ranny been practiced. All that could be cbafgjel* against the ruling party was a refusal to pert with the; jo? rer which they had enjoyed im znemerially. That there existed the means of exertftyf a sufficient moral influence upon the electtfrii to produce the change desired will at ?Me -he made apparent, by considering the im mense changes that have been effected in the British constitution within the last hundred and fifty years, without revolution or violence of any sort. Those great measure* of melioration have been each and all of them brought about by the disfranchised people of Great Britain, operating by the legitimate mode of remonstrance and peti tion to the Parliament. Revolution is the right of every people, but it is a remedy for great and permanent evils, not for every temporary grievance which may incommode the people. The auihori-1 ties quoted by the Globe are all mal-apropos. Those authors contemplated cases of great op pression and tyranny when they laid down the right of revolution as the remedy. They never dreamed of having their names dragged in to sanction a "storm in a teapot," such as had been . kicked up in Rhode Island. Sanction the principle that the people have the r ght to remedy every grievance by revolution, and there will no longer exist the slightest guar anty of private property. Let the principle of revolution be sanctioned as an ordinary means of redrew for every imaginary ? ill that fl sh is heir o, and K would not be ten years before men would,be fiiund openly advoc.tii.jt an equal d.?. tribulion ol bad. ,?d >nd de, " tnucli friends of Dorr's rebellion. The remarks of the Globe to which we have call, ?d attention, as evincing the tendencies ot L ?cofo coism, were made in reference to \he speech of Mr Clay at Raleigh. The editor of that print has been showing-offilhi anatomical skill for some (lays by a dissection of the speech, but so for from injur ing the Whigs or Mr. Clay, his knife has only served to lay open the sound heart and conserva tive tendencies of Whiggery, and, by contrast, to expose the anarchical unprincipled character of Locofocoism. At the South the Locofoco party, at least a large portion of it, claim the right to nullify a law uf Congress whenever any State may think it con flicts with its local interests. At the North the l?cofocos sanction open rebellion to all govern" ?sects, as the ordinary remedy 'or political griev ances. Tbe Southern wing of the perty, in con. femity with their sentiments, have declared a law 0 the federal Government null and void ; while at the North the attempt has been made, wilh the sanction and sympathy of "the party in all quarter*, to overturn one of the State Governments. No thing is sacred with Locofocoism?neither the Government of the Union nor those of the States, projected by the heads, and sealed by the heart ? blood of revolutionary sires, have any power to inspire respect from the wild, lawless spirit of I Locofocoism. We subjoin an extract from the speech of Mr. McClernand, which will demonstrate that the constitution and government of Dorr was an act of rebellion and treason, which in any other Slate or country would have been punched with death. How he has escaped wilh imprisonment, we are unable to conjecture. We, however, are far from desiring his perpetual imprisonment, which, if made solitary, would be worse than death. We presume, that after he shall have been brought to repentance for bin temerity, a pardon will be extended to him. Dorr, in fact, is little more culpable than those in and out of Rhode Island who have incited him to hid crime. He is doubt, less the victim of a vain ambition, which has been egged on by the reckless agrarian spirit of Locofocoism. Mr. McClernand says: " In 1829?'34-'40, and '41, the people in vari. ous ways repeated their apppals to the charter authorities in favor of the extension of the right of suffrage and a free constitution, but in vain. Their supplications were not heard, but were treated with contempt. Despairing of all hope of obtaining justice at the hands of their oppressors, they finally elected a convention to do themselves what otherwise could not be donp. In October, 1841, this c-uvention ine', and alter making some progress in their business, adjourned to meet again in November after, when they finished their labors, and submitted the dralt of a constitution to the people for their adoption or rejection. The vote of the people was accordingly taken upon il; and on the 12tn of January, after the convention again met, when they proceeded to count the voles for and against the propored constitution, the count showed the whole number of votes given in by American male citizens of full age, and permanent residence or home in the State, in favor of the adoption of this constitution, to be 13,944, being a majority of the whole number of American male citizens of full age and permanent residence or home in the State, of 4,746. They also declared that, of the whole number of voters (13,944.) 4,960 were legally qualified freemen. Upon this result the convention proclaimed this constitution to be the paramount lavv of the State, and recommended the early nomination of officers under it. '? They also communicated the above result, to gether with a copy of the people s constitution, to the Governor of the Siate; which, upon being laid before the General Assembly, was rejected by a large majority. " The peop.e having thus framed for themselves a constitution, proceeded next to organize a gov ernment under ir. For this purpose, they held a ' State convention at Providence in February. 1842, and nominated general, district, and county officers, for elect ion on Monday, the 18 h day ol : April, 1842. The e'ection took place, and a prac tical operative government was organized, with Thomas W. Durr at the head as Governor of the State. " It is a fact to be observed in this connexion, that the people's constitution whs not only adopt ed by a majori y of the whole voting population of the State, but also by a majority of mose qual ified to vote under the charter government." We here subjoin a remark of Mr. Clay, in his Raleigh speech, upon the consequences of Dorrism carried out at the South, which the Globe has dodged; and which the Locofncos south of Mason and Dixon's line will all dodge. It is unanswerable. "You can readily comprehend and feel what would be the effects of D.jrrism here at the South, if DorrUm were"predominant. Any un principled adveuturer would ?have nothing io do but to collect around him a mosaic majority, black and white, aliens and citizens, young and old, male and female, overturn existing govern ments, and set up new ones, at his pleasure or caprice 1 What earthly security for life, liberty, or property, would remain, if a proceeding so ' fraught with confusion, disorder, and insubordi nation, were tolerated anu sanctioned V' THE MEETING AT GRIMES'S. We attended a political discussion at Grimes's Post Office, Prince George's county, Maryland, on last Saturday. There were in attendance about twenty persons from Alexandria and Wash ington, and probably sixty citizens of Prince George's county. The meeting wa* opened by an address from the Hon. J. M. S. Ctuain, the member of Congress from the D.strict of which this county forms a par', upon the political topics of the day, which was listened to attentively throughout ; he ably enforced and sustained the princip'e* of the Whig p^trty, hy sound and con vincing facts ; he was fullowed by. Jai?. H >ban, Esq, the Ajax T*e!emon of Locofocoism <f this city, in rep y; and we take pletsure in adding our heanv concurrence in the generous and truth ful picture he gave of the eminently useful and patriotic services of the great leader of the Whig party, Henry Clay. He said '? he had earned for himself the highest niche in the temple of f-?me ; and as long as the history which chroni cled the deed* of America's greatett sons should last, bright anu undying would be his fame and glory , earned too, as it was, by the labor and genius ?t a mighty intellect; he was proud thus to speak of h,m. His speech throughout was bold and plain, though mada up-.n a basis whjch is so plamly false-ihat Mr. Polk was in favor of a liberal protection?that a schoolboy might have defeated his position. At the conclusion of his remarks the facts and arguments, upon the same subject, of Mr. Causin, remained plain, fixed, and undisturbed. We will give an extract here which will prove that the principles he assumed for Mr. Pdk are not entertained by him, and, indeed, several of his par'y attempted to correct him when he made them: From Colonel Polk'* Reply to the Memphis Inquiries, May 15, 18l3. " I have at all time* been opposed to prohibit ory or high protective tariff lavs, de-igned nut fur revenue, but to aJvance the interests of one portion of the people employed in manufactures by taxing another and much the laraer portion, thus making the many tributary to the increased wealth of the few. I am opposed to the Tariff act of the late Congress, considering it to be in many respects of thiB character?and indeed so highly protective upon some articles as to pro hibit their importation in'o the country altogeh er. I am in fapor of repealing that act, and rearing the compromise tariff act of March 2.1, 18.S3 ; believing, j?n 1 do, that it would produce more revenue than the present law,* and that incidental protection afftrded by the twenty per cent, duty, especially when this would be paid in cash, and on th? homo valuation, will afford suffi cient protection to the manufacturer*.f and kII that ih'-y to desire, on to which they ARE ENTITLED." * I inie, the only test ol all experiments, has proved the reverse of this. ?. t Every one knows that the manufacturers were pros trated under the 20 per cent, duties, withunt raising suf ficient revenue for the support of Government. 1 ins, without citing ma'iy other instances in which he has expressed himself in favor of low duties, or no duties at all, as in the case of woo], will suffice here ; indeed, we can hardly suppose it necessary to say this much, so far as Mr. Ho ban is concerned, for we will not believe he knew less of Mr. Polk's principles than members of his party who attempted to correct him when he thus stated them. Jos. H. Bradley, Esq. of Washington, followed Mr. lloban in a short spcech, and declared him self perfectly satisfied with the good Whig doc trine urged by Mr. H.; and though laboring un der indisposition, his remarks were plain, honest, and convincing; he was several times interrupted by a few disorderly Locos, who feared the force of his plain facts, and in reply to an interrogatory put to him, said he could tell them one thing? Mr. Clay was not, like Mr. Polk, the g?andson of a tory ; this created some fluttering, and proof was called for; Mr. B. pledged himself to furnish what he relied on for the assertion, and in which he placed confidence, and we happen to know he has fulfilled his promise ; and we shall take some pains to give them more on the same subject. He was followed by our old friend, W. D. Wal kich, formerly of this city, who occupied about half an hour to prove to thoRe present that the prices of articles on which duties were laid were higher now than before the operation of the pres ent tariff?as one Loco in our hearing remarked, "he can't do that, and I think he'd better quit." We concurred in the remark. Mr. Causiii and Mr. lloban each occupied the stump again fo> spine twenty minntes, in review of the arguments of each other in their fojmer re marks. This precinct of Prince George's has always bejpn ultra Locofocoish, though we learned from a gentleman present that there is a redeeming spirit amongst them, and we were witness to the fruitless efforts to bring back to the darkness of Locofocoism one whom the light of Whig principles had caused to come out for Harry of the West. LATE FROM THE COAST OP AFRICA The New York papers have received, by an arrival at that port, advices from the we6t coast of Africa to the llkh of June. The river Nunez was blockaded by the British steamer Albert from the 24th of January till the 12th of March. No boats nor vessels of any na tion were allowed to pasp. On the 7ih of Feb. ruary the supercargo of the Robert (the vessel by which these accounts are brought) went on board the Albert to inquire about the blockade. The acting lieutenant in charge would not allow h m to trade with the natives within the blockaded district ; and having ascertained that two men belonging to the R ibert. were British subjects, lie demanded that they should be given up. This was refused. He then said that lie would come on board and take them by force. Finally, to pre vent further trouble, the two men were sent on board. The brig Elizabeth, of Salem, was in the riv.er when the blockade was laid, and was not allowed to leave until the 12th of February. The Rob ert and Oriental were detained two week*. Tins blockade, it is stated, ruined the voyage of five American vessel" which trade to said river. I he British brij Ferrpt fired into two Ameri can vessels while Cap*. Cook, of the brig Robert, was on the coas', which was about seven months One <.f the vessels fired into was the brig Gen Wat son, ol Philadelphia. An officer from the Ferret went on board and apologized, stating that he had told his marine to fire wide?but the supposition is that it was done intentional/. During the seven months which Capiain Co-k spent on the coa?t, lie saw but one American vessel of war, viz: the Porpoise, which called at the river Gambia in -January, stopped 18 hours, and then proceeded to leew*. J. American vessels, accord* I tng to Capt. Co 'k's statement, suffered more troni the insults ol British cruisers than from the mis conduct of the na'ives. j King Sanah, ttie principal king on the river Nunez, d ed in February last, it will be recol lected that about thre ? years ago the (J. S. schoon ers Dolphin and Grampus wore sent to call him to account for depredations committed on Ameri can vessels. 1 rjde was dull. American goods were plenty and very low, while African produce was scarce and high. Illinos Loan in London.?A letter from Mr. Oakley, tho commissioner, state* tbat a contract has been arranged for the loan ijt.teog talked of, and that the papers are in the hftodti of the law. yers to arrange. What th? ttrfb* are is not sta ted, but appear to have bc?t> *?tisfactory to Mr. O., ns he had taken hie panafd borne in the ? learner of 4th July. THE PEOPLE MOVING !! PENNSYLVANIA. 1,000 GUNS FOR THE UNTERR1FIED WHIGS OF OLD BERKS. Reading, Pa., July 5. 1844. Yesterday was a proud day for the Whigs of old Berks. Largely as wo calculated on a strong turn out nf the f lends of Clay, Frelii'gfmysen, Markle, and the tariff, the number that did turn out went far beyond that calculation. The dav was ushere<l in by 13 guns fired on the is'and. At about 10 o'clock in the moriiinif a splendid bann'T, prepared evclusively by the Whigs 'adies of Reading, and at iheir own expense, was pre sented in their behalf by Charles Evans, E^q . to the Whigs of Reading, and in their name was received by D. S Gordo-, Esq The banner is a most beautiful affair, having on one side a paint ing designed by the ladies, wl ieh repre.-ents a rolling mill in full operation, the workmen being variously engaged ; also a ra Iroad with cars and boat. The whole intended to represent manu factures and trade flourishing under a Whig tariff. The inscription i& excellont : WHIG PRINCIPLES; LIKE THE ORE IN OUK mountains, THOUGH LONG EMBODIED IN CLA Y, NOtV BE3IN" NING TO BE APPRECIATED. After the presentation was over a procession was formed, (.tith the s, Iendid banner and our excellent band at the head,) and marched to the island, where the day was c?lebr ited. Here by 12 o'clock, not less than 1.500 to 1,600 Whigs were assembled, who were addressed by Col. Lindsey, of Berks, and J. P. Sanderson, of Leb anon, in the German language, after which, at least 1,000of the number sat down to a good sub 8tantial dinner. After it. was over, the Declara tion was read by Mr. J. V. Lambert; ihe multi tude was then again addressed by Charles Gib bons, E-q, of Philadelphia, and the Hon. James Cooper, of Adam?, who entered into an able ex posi ion of Whig principles, and were frequently applauded whilst speaking. After they had finished a procession was form ed, again preceded by the banner and Reading band. The delegation from Birdr-borough ha'1 an excellent band wi:h them, which was placed in the centre of the procession. The procession was without exception the largest one ever got up in lteadirg oil a similar occasion by any party ! and all who did count, assert tbat the Whigs had from 20 to 50 MORE VOTERS in their proces sion, than the Locos, and tiiis loo in their strong hold. Of this the Whigs havo great reason to be proud, considering that their opponents had been hard at work for f-everal weeks in sending circu lars throughout the country, inviting and urging their friends to come in, in order to get a big pro cession so as to brag about if. Whether tliey will brag now we know not, nor do we care. Messrs. Dallas, Page, Rush, and Vanx, who were present, know that we did out number their pro. cession, and that is enough " glory for one day." We heaid it remarked (hat Mr. Dallas shouid have said that "he had no iJea there were half as many Whigs in llerks county as he saw on that day. ' The Polk procession which was intended to be a tremendous denwnslrali n was preceded by their rich and arislocra'ic leaders?Dallas, Muhlen berg. Page, Rush, Vaux, and others, IN CAR RIAGES, while the working men, who are ex pecied to turn the grindstone and hurrah for these nabobs, were on foot. Every man of the Whigs, including speakers and invited guests, marched into town in true Democratic style. This con vinced some of the Locofocos that the love of their leaders for the "dear people'' is all gammon, and as the two proces.-ious passed each other, several of the more honest of the Locofocos with their badges on their hats stepped our of their ranks into ours, remarking ihat they had sup ported that pariy long enough. In the evening Messrs Gibbons and Cooper addressed a large crowd in front of Col Kendall's Whig Headquarters. They were listened to by many Locofocos, sjme of whom concluded that Whig principles were best afier all to promote the interests of our country.?Clay Bugle. Erie County?The V\ higsof Watteburg and ihe adjoining townships of Erie county had a glo rious Whig ma-s meeting, attended by a proces sion, b nid of music, and all that sort oi thing. Capt. E. S. Messer presided, and John H. Wat ker, E Bihbitt?the droll and amusing babbit:? James D. Dunlap, nid L. Robinson, Eeqrs.,>poke. Several hundred of the yeomanry of that rugged county were in attendance. Indiana County ?We are glad to perceive by a Ir.te number of the Indiana Register that the lion-hearted Whigs of In.-iana county are ef fectually awakened to the importance of ihe coin ing contest. The people in that region are cry ing nut as with one voice that ihe WHIG TA RIFF SHALL BE SUSTAINED, and are nobly c iming up to tiie work, and oaitenng d >wn the fortifications behind which the Locofoco free traders have entrenched themselves. Large and enthusiastic meetings of tfie people have been field in the borough of Indiana wit Inn the last few weeks, at which resolutions and measures were adopted to carry on ttie campaign in the uioet spirited manner. T?? prove that our Ind.ana lriKiids are hi the right way, we need only add that at e.-.ch meeting the vv hig Ladies of the town turned out in Urge numbers, and cheered on their fathers, bro le*rs, and hus.jai.ds, by the waving of handkerchief.-, and occasionally join i.ig witn the young men hi a good Whig song. Bradford County.?A tremendous mass meet, mg of tne Wii g- of Bradford county was held at Alliens on the iOth ult. We learn from th** O w?fgo Advertiser that there were from 1,500 to 2,000 present, who were addressed bv C >1. N. W. Davis, of O wego, Hon. James Dunn, of Eluura, and Messrs. C. L. Ward and John C- Adams, of Powanda. The yeouiiiiiy of Bradford seem to have been pretty generally aroused. Columbia County.?The Danville Democrat says "that the state of the political thermometer in that p ace i? raging very high just now. Ani mated and excited political discussions are going on in open street, on every comer, and at almost every hour in the day, nnd every one is discus sing ihe affairs of the nation." Warren County.?Our Whig friendsln War ren and the adjoining counties held a mass meet ing at Sugar Grove on the 4th instant. The W big spirit is fully aroused in jiortherrt Penn sylvania, and C<ay, Frelmgliuysen, and Markle appear to be carrying all before them. Schuylkill County.?The Whigs of Schuyl kill had a tremendous mass meeting at PoMsville on Saturday la*!. The Hon. Alexander Raon-ev, of tins borough, Dr. George N K kort. of Puie (ir>vpf and Messrs. G hbons and Ciarkso;i, of Philadelph a, were present, and m ole speeches on i he occasion. The editor of I lie Miner-' Jour nal says that, since the meeting, lie has heard of no less than f.wleen. who have heretofore acted with the Ivxioloco piriy, and several of the hard est kind, who have openly espoused the cause of Henry Clay. InHtead of listening io an exp'jsi ?inn of the nrincipl??s of the party, ihey declare that they heard nothing but abuse of their o; po nentp, and very properly have conduced that a cau e which requires such a despicable course ;o prop it must be rotten indeed. A noble Clay P' le.?Racing Cla.v Ash Poles has become quite fashion .bio i>t laie among Hie eiihusiastic Whigs of Northern Pennsylvania. Our neighbors of the Montrose Register hoast of having the " taliest, straightest, and hai.dsomest pole in Pennsylvania or in the Union." I> was reared on the 1st inst , in the town of Montr se, is three feet in diameter at the base, and i- full one hundred and seventy feet in length, sur mounted with a beautiful streamer, bearing in large letters tl.e r. mien of Clay and Frelinj/iniy sen. It wns put up without accident, and now stand-; majestically peering above the high hi Is of Northern Pennsylvania, a titfieg uioiiu nent to the skill and enterprise of her citizens, and their patriotic zeal in behalf of those who are the de voted champions of their dearest interests. Another.?We learn also by the Register, that the Whigs of New Millord, Susquehanna county, raised a pole on the 29th ult. 100 feet in heigh', intended as a standard bearer for the of "Clay, Frelinghuysen, Markle, and the Tariff." So we go. The Whigs throughout the State ap pear lo be in a blaze of enthusiasm which nothing can quench. NEW YORK?LIVINGSTON COUNTY WHIG MASS MEETING:. First Moving of the Waters of the (Sreal Flood of 1844! From the Livingston County (N. Y.) Republican. The sixty-eighth anniversary of the Declara tion of Independence was mo&t appropriately cel ebrated in this village on Thursday last by from Hlteeu to twenty thousand freemen, assembled to vindicate their claim to the patriotic title under which their ancestors engaged in the Revolu tionary War, by taking measures to secure and perfect our National Independence and exemp tion from the effects of British legislation. It was by thousands, the largest assemblage whit h ever met in Livingston county, and we believe the largest political gathering ever known in western New York. All seemed to feel that the work of this day is but a continuation and com pletion of that of 1776,?the deliverance of our glorious land from every shade and remnant ?<f ' colonial vassalage, and from every form of de pendence on the legislation and dictation of Eu ropean M niarchs?the Photection of the Indus try of the free American elector Irom the compe tition and influence of foreign capital and foreign pauper labor,?the preservation of our sacred 1\:>? tional Union from the Texan conspiracy. Well do the intelligent Whig E'ectors of L ving-ton maintain their claim to their fathers' name ai.d their fathers' patriotic cause In all the demons)rations of this exciting and majestic spectacle, it was made most evident that the people in great masses had already ful'y suc ceeded in distinguishing the objects, relations and tendencies ot ihe two great National parties, and their own relations to both. The efforts ? f shuf fling, equivocating, double-dealing Locofocos have proved signally futile here at least. Henceforth tIn y may practise their disguises and equivoca tion in regions where voters are less intelligent and less awake to the effects of public po'iry i n their private interns. "Protection," Liber ty and Independence were cheered in every loud hurrah,?were inscribed on the Banners ?,f every Legion, and reiterated by every orat< r am d the universal and uniform responses of the eiilliii* siastic multitude. ? Tne emblems and banners were rich in testi. ? momals of the true origin of this str<?ng and wi o.' movement. The golden sheaf, the snowy fleece, borne in triumph above the proudest and mo-L coi-lly banners, were eloquent" in their si.'ent te-?? ? timony to the world thai the Wheat-growp sad VV ool-raisers of the luxuriant valley of Die (i*n esc, pl.ee themselves foremost in the march i f < ?" the migh y Whig host to the a-sault on the eutj. ni es i>f Protection. In this region, the mauul c turers and mechanic* can do no mure than lollow !he farmers in the defence oi itie Whig T. riff. The free trade agents of British impoiters in New York cit/ have not yet convinced the Far mers tnut Agriculture is^rtftofessed and ruined by th?? " Black Tariff,"?tftfoftla Whig Tariff of 1842." The town wiwBli,sent- the- largest dele gation to tins Convention, and .which uniformly gives from 250 lo 300 Whig majority, is that winch, according lo the last, census, produces , in re wheat than any other town in the United States ! 'I he fair descendants of the revolu'ionary Whigs vere hero to express their deep ntereU in the po uical movements which involve the na|-? pinees of their homes, their protectors, and ttio-e committed io their care. In spite of L<col<co remonstrances the daughters of the republ c, as elsewhere, persist in declaring, in ? verwtieln. ing m joriit^s, for IIenky Clay and Wh'g prin ciples. And in 1844. as m 1840, and in 1777, victory must crown the cause u hu h ihey honor by their approval and cheer with their smiles. No party in a free country was ever defeat* d that se cured their aid ; and therefore the Wl ig- <f Liv ingston gratefully acknowledge their pr?--ei ce on this occasion as the harbinger ot tiiun ph. M uiy larp.e veh cles in (he procession were al most exclusively occupied by ladies?:n some in stances, twenty or thirty in one wagon, drawn by immense teams of noble horses that well beseem ed their precious burdens. Two of the great statesmen of New York, Messrs. FILLMORE and COLLIER, whose promised presence had been so effective an at traction to many, were both present at the organ ization of the meeting, and were welcomed by the vast audience with such hearty cheers and spon taneous applause as showed the high and just ap preciation which the mass of the people have formed of the public services and great abilities of these eminent men. They were followed by Francis Bacon, of New York city, the Hon. Charles 11. Cirroll, member of Congress from this district, and Z. Barton Stout, of Ontario county. Every L >cofoco with whom we have conversed frankly admits that there were OVER TEN THOUSAND; while nearly all others estimate variously frotn TWELVE TO TWENTY