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THE WHIG STANDARD. ' Flag of the free, thy folds shall fly. The ulgi! of hope mid triumph nigh." FOR PRESIDENT, HENRY CLAY. FOR VICE PRESIDENT, THEODORE FRELINGHUYSEN. WASHINGTON. FRIDAY EVENING, NOV'R 1, 1844. THE LAST CARD. Next Monday, the election for President and Vice President takes place in many of the States, and in order to meet the exigency, we shall issue our weekly edition two days in advance of the usual time. The number will be found to con* tain much valuable information bearing upon the great questions to be decidcd, and we respect fully suggest to each of our subscribers to the Weekly to hand the paper over to his Locofoco neighbor, after first perusing it himself. Be sure to select some honest, sensible man, who has been imposed upon by Locofoco demagogues, and whose mind is open to conviction. Nothing can be easier than to connect all such to the great and glorious cause of the Whigs, if the proper steps are taken to effect the object. It is impos sible that it should be otherwise. The Locofocos have no fixed or uniform principles which they arc willing to defend and maintain in every quar ter of the Union, and when men of sense and honesty are convinced of the fact, they will infal libly desert a party thus constituted. We have labored from the commencement of the campaign to the present time to expose the falsehoods and impostures and inconsistencies of our opponents ; and we flatter ourselves that we have not labored in vain. Scarcely a day, and certainly not a week has passed, in which we have not been called upon to expose some gross fraud concocted by the Locofocos to impose upon the people. In one or another part of the Union they have avowed every shade of opinion upon the various political questions which agitate the coun try. These opinions, diverse and inconsistent as they are, have not only been avowed by the individuals of a district or neighborhood, but they have all been unblushingly attributed to Mr. Polk, and proclaimed to be the principles of the so-called "Democratic" party. When Mr. Polk was put forth by the Balti more Convention as the candidate for the Presi dency, he was declared to be " Southern to the backbone." This was the epigrammatic exposi tion of his views, given by his Nullifying friends, the Walkers, McDuffies, and Rhetts, who, it will be remembered, triumphed in the Conven tion over the more numerous but irresolute and spiritless adherents of Mr. Van Buren. Mr. Polk was declared by his Southern friends who have known and watched his whole career, to be a thorough-going friend of free trade, and irrecon c.ileably opposed to a protective tariff. He was also represented as sound upon the subject of annexation; going for that measure with all his heart, which, according to its projectors, Messrs. Calhoun and Tyler, was to extend and perpetu ate slavery. ? Bui after all, ii vvas found impossible to elect Mr. Polk without the aid of Northern votes. It was found necessary to conciliate Pennsylvania upon the subject of a tariff, and the North gen erally upon the subject of slavery. To eflfect these most desirable ol.jeets, the Pennsylvania Locofocos boldly hoisted the tariff flag, and have as lustily battled for "Polk and the Tariff" as any Whig could do for "Clay and the Tariff." Grossly and infamously absurd, lauuhably ab surd as was thia imposition, it has been persisted in to this day, and not we fear, without effect, in deceiving many an honest Pennsylvanian, who never heard the name of Mr. Polk from his natal day up to the hour of his nomination for the Pre sidency. Thus it has happened that the very circumstance which it was imagined would have loiled the Locofocos, the obscurity and insignifi cancy of their candidate, has operated in his fa vor. Had the Locofocos fought the battle with the weapons of truth and fair dealing, the case would have been otherwise; but their object be ing to deceive the people in regard to the real sentiments of Mr. Polk, they lbund his littleness and obscurity conducive to that end. In regard to annexation and slavery, the North ern demagogues who have been forced into the Tetas scheme have all along maintained that an nexation, so far from accomplishing the object for which it was projected, that of extending and perpetuating slavery, would be attended with the very contrary consequence, that of abolishing slavery ! Professing to be the friends and allies of the South, and supporting a measure which Southern men had conceived in the hope that it would strengthen slavery, the Northern Locofo CO# tell the people that this notable Southern scheme, after all, will cause the abolition of slavery ! Excellent friends those ? Faithful al lies of the South are the Northern Locofocos ! But thia is only one class of Northern Loco focos?another class of them denounce annexa tion i.% the roundest terms, and declare that it was projected with a view to a dissolution of the Union. These men at one time were almost on the point of breaking with their party, but at length suffered their scruples to abate for the pre sent, for the sake of harmony and the spoils. To cap the climax, the Polk party, which set out " Southern to the back-bone," has gyrated and sommersetted, until it has actually formed a coalition with the leader of the Abolitionists ! This bargain has given such universal satisfac tion, and inspired such hopes in the broken ranks of the Locofocos, that even the Globe and the Madisonian, printed here in the midst of slavery, have ventured to laud the philanthropy and dis interestedness of the Abolitionists. One of the editors of the Globe goes further?he avows him self an Abolitionist, and the whole Polk party rely now upon Birney as the main pillar of their decaying fortunes. The present weekly contains irrefutable proof of this coalition, and we call upon all good Whigs to circulate it. AN OMEN FOR AMOS! A tremendous white frost, one of the heaviest ever known, made its appearance this morning? I the 1st of November?the day which opens the ' Presidential Ball in Pennsylvania and Ohio?and we call upon Amos, the self-styled "Heaven-born," he who groaned audibly that his children's slum bers should be disturbed by the roar of Whig cannon in 1840?he who has interpreted so many ? Omens" for his party?he who has so long and venomously slandered and belied Henry Clay, the philanthropist who found him in poverty and sickness and took him to his bosom and cherished and nourished him, but to be stung by the adder ingrate?we call upon Amos Kendall to interpret this frosty, this chilling frosty omen ! A greater, though certainly not a worse, char acter than Amos Kendall, who " hung on princes' favors" and worked in wickedness to accomplish base objects, and at last came to see, clearly, the just and enlighted end of all his artifices, tricks, deceptions, and machinations, thus bemoaned his fate: " This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honors thick upon him: The third day, comes a frost, a killing frost; | And,?when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening,?nips his root, And then he falls, as I do. I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers on a sea of glory; But far beyond my depth : my high blown pride At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must forever hide me. Vain pomp and glory of this world, I hate ye." LOCOFOCO MOVES IN NEW YORK. Through the management of Slamm, Bang, & Co., a"nd old Major Davezac, the Frenchmen of New York city held a meeting, on Wednesday evening, and after a speech from the old Major about himself and Gen. Jackson, resolved to sup port Polk and Dallas. This will scarcely have the effect to induce the Native Americans of that city to support the same ticket. The Slamm, Bang, & Co. people have publish ed a "Card," purporting to be signed by.some three hundred Native Americans, declaring their determination to support Polk and Dallas. The organ of the Natives, the American Republican, exposes and denounces the " Card " as a Locofo co hoax or sheer piece of deception. Many of the persons whose names are attached to the " Card" are not and never have been members of the Native American party?others, who are Native Americans, have come out with declara tions that they never signed, or authorized any one to sign, their naineB to it?while other por tions of the names still are wholly fictitious. The best sign we find that indicates the tri umph of Clay and Frelinghuysen in New York city, is the manifest trepidation and consterna tion of Bennett in his last Herald. He predicts that the Native Americans will unite with and swallow up the Whig party in the city, giving Clay a majority of some eight or ten thousand, and thus securing to him the Empire State. He now admits that Mr. Clay is a very great man, and thinks it quite possible that he may not have been so much injured by his friends as to defeat his election?though he (Bennett) still seems to have some hope that the firet returns from Penn sylvania may be of such a nature as to give New York city and State, and the election, to Polk and Dallas and Texas. Certainly, the signs from New York all look well for the success of the Whigs. J. C. RIVES'S CONFESSIONS. In Mr. Rives's abolition letters to the editor of the Boston Post, he says that he has " never owned a slave, except for a limited period, and never will," and then tells about two slaves that he bought and allowed to earn the freedom, as if they were all that he has ever owned. We ask if it is not known in this city, to many persons, that he sold a slave to his friend Williams, the slave-trader, the man that he is now, in his abo lition efforts, attempting, dishonorably, to palm upon the Whigs, as on of their party ! The Mexican Steamers.? The two Mexican steamers, Montezuma and Guadaloupe, are at anchor off Brooklin navy yard, ready for sea, but cannot sail, because (Madam Rumor says) they "can't fork up" for their repairs and outfits. THE GREAT WHIG PAGEANT. #* The Whigs of the city of New York had a turn-out and procession, day before yesterday, which, according to all accounts, far surpassed everything of the kind ever beforo attempted in this country. The newspapers are filled with glowing descriptions of this magnificent display. Even Bennett's ultra anti-whig Herald is filled with cuts, device.", and accounts of it. We have seen and conversed with gentlemen who were present, and who inform us that they never had conceived of anything in the way of pageantry and display to equal what they there, in admira tion and astonishment, beheld. They represent ed the stores, workshops, and business places generally, as being closed?that eo far as the transaction of any business was concorned, the day seemed like the Sabbath. We have not room, of course, for a tithe of the descriptions of this great affair which the New York papers bring us, and can only select a brief portion of one of them which we find in the Express, de tailing the outrages of the Empire Club rowdies, for which they were, it seems, handsomely and very properly chastised. The procession was six miles and a half long, and beyond all question was, in its display of American industry, the greatest thing ever got up in this country. It was worth coining five hundred miles to see. It was not to be expected that the band of row dies whom Tammany Hall keeps in pay at the expense of $300 per week, would not be let loose on this occasion, under the stimulus of an extra quantity of foreign gold. The infamous Empire Club appeared in the streets through which the whig procession had advertised that they should pass. Their object was too apparent to be misunderstood. They, however, did not meet in a body, but scattered themselves at va rious points of the procession, to annoy and cre ate disturbance. Opposite the Astor House, the Locos made some attempts to annoy the procession. A band of boys (well backed,) were set on to wave Polk and Dallas flags before the horses as they passed, and to utter abusive language. This juvenile ruse did not succeed, however, no notice having been taken by the whigs of what it was plain to see was intended by older heads than those of the actors in it as an insult to the procession. These boys were fitted out in a neighboring political hall, whence they emerged, under guardianship of their abettors. Loafers signalized themselves in various parts of the procession, indeed, by their abortive and futile attempts to impede the march of the array,?particularly in the Bowery. The mounted men, (the valiant Butchers inclu ded,) and the trusty Unionists and Knickerbock ers took most excellent care, however, of the order prescribed, and saw everything " put thro' " strait, as arranged. At various times attacks were made on the pre cession. At the junction of Grand street and East Broadway, as the young men of the ?' Cro tbn Hotel Clay Club" were passing, a rope with a'noose was thrown from the top ot the house at their flag. It struck Mr. Hoffman, late Deputy Naval Officer, and in warding it off, it struck Mr. Shepard, one of the Marshals. The Club being all mounted on horses, rallied for the flag, while the Empires from the top were attempting to drag Mr. Shepard to them. Some person cut the rope, however, and then a portion of the bullies below, acting in concert with those on the roof, made an attack on the Croton Hotel Club. They protect, ed themselves by means of their horses, but the Unionists having discovered the affray, were there in a moment, and it is needless to say that a few well directed blows from them adjusted this difficulty. Another desperate attack was made on the pro ceseion by another portion of the Empire Club, opposito No. 325 Bowery. The Unionists being within hailing distance, adjusted this matter ateo by administering to the scamps a sound drubbing, which dispersed them with great despatch. One member of the Club attempted to 6ieze a banner oppoeite the Park; but a summary horse-whipping from one of the guard cut short his career. Some of the Empire Club became, however, more furious as the procession approached the Park. They here adopted a new mode of attack, which was pricking the horses as they passed through the crowd of spectators. One of them, more daring than the rest, pricked a high-spirited horse near the Park gate, and was in the act of shouting "Hurrah for Polk and Dallas," when the infuriated animal turned his heels and kicked him with both feet in the breast. He was taken up senseless, and, it is supposed, cannot, survive. Three or four of the bullies of the Empire Club were severely chastised by the Unionists at different times; many others escaped with more gentle punishment. It is due to the " Unionists" to state that in no case did they do anything ex cept when they or their associates were attacked, nor did they administer any more punishment to these villains than they deserved, while the pro cession are indebted to this "Guard of 1840," as one of their banners calls them, for having any procession at all. They have submitted 10 pro vocation after provocation, until forbearance has ceased to be a virtue. The Unionists are a body of laboring, honest, upright men of the Whig party. The city police being a great portion of the t'me past under Lo cofoco control, this body formed a union to pro tect themselves against physical force, and to see that the aged and infirm could come to the polls without molestation from the ruffians ot Tammany Hall. After the meeting was dismissed from the Park, as one of the cars was returning up the Bowery, it was attacked by about 200 Irishmen, and a gentleman on horseback was felled by the blow of a club over the head. This car was one which had been successfully defended by the butchers, and the cowards waylaid it after its protectors had gone home. It is worthy of remark that nothing seems to provoke the ire of foreigners and the Empire Club men like the display of the American flag, many of which they tore to pieces during the pro gress of the procession yesterday. Particular tacts and specifications, we are told, will be pre sented on this point. Is it not a shame and a disgrace to the leading men of Tammany Hall that a Whig procession is always attacked 1 How different is the conduct of the Whigs, who always let their processions pass in peace. The corner-stone of a new Methodist Episco pal church was laid at Williamsport, Washington county, Maryland, on Saturday last. CHEERING PROM PENNSYLVANIA.' The Philadelphia Inquirer of yesterday says : "We have cheering news from the country. Our friends are in high spirits, and will do their duty fully and nobly to-morrow. We have reason to believe that nearly every county in the Slate will do better for the Whig cause, than on the second Tuesday in October. Thousands who voted for Shunk will vote for Clay. Thousands who did not vote at all, will now rally to the polls, and as sist in sustaining the Whig tariff of 1842. Gen. Irwin says that his whole District will do better. Letters from Allegheny also inform us, that in that neighborhood, a much stronger vote will be polled for Clay than was given to Markle. We learn also, that 460 Harmonists of Beaver county, who did not vote in October, will all vote for Mr. Clay to-morrow. There is no mistake therefore. The cause is onward, the skies are bright, and victory is at hand." The Globe for a few days past has been very much of an Abolition paper! Does the editor mean to join that party, after Mr. Clay's election 7 We hope the Richmond Whig, the Enquirer, and other Southern japers.of both parties, will not fail to take notice of the present complexion of the Washington Globe ! David Miller.?This person, who was indict ed in Baltimore on a charge of conspiracy to vote certain persons?some fourteen or more, at the Governor's election on the 2d ult., was tried on Wednesday in Baltimore. The jury returned a sealed verdict after an hour's absence. On being opened yesterday morning, it proved to be a deci sion of guilty. Miller has been committed, to await his sentence. Maine.?An election for Congressmen to fill vacancies in the 1st, 4th, and 5th districts, is to take place on the 11th of November, the day of the Presidential election. Death of a Member of the New Jersey Legislature.?The Newark Advertiser of Wed nesday learns from Monmouth county that Jas. M. Hartshorn, Esq., elected a member of the next Legislature at the recent election, died at his re sidence in Freehold on Monday evening, of the prevailing fever of the neighborhood. Mr. II. was a promising young member of the bar, not over thirty-seven years of age. "PERSECUTION" IN PHILADELPHIA. Warrants were yesterday issued for nineteen L^cofocos who voted in the First Ward Northern Liberties, on the 8th inst., and are not now to be found. Twenty-three are now in jail for fraudu. lent voting in the District of Moyamensing. One loafer on his way to the prison swore that this was the second time he had been put in jail for voting, and he'd be d?d if he'd ever vote again for any body.?Phil. Forum. The Illumination.?The Whigs of Annapolis city and Anne Arundel county, had a grand pro cession last night, in celebration of their recent victory. The Whig houses were splendidly illu minated, yes, we cay, each W hig house vied with its neighbor in the taste, beauty, ^nd variety of its lights, &.C., &c. The procession was very large, and as it mo ved through the different streets was cheered from the Whig houses by the approving smiles of the fair and lovely Whig ladies who grace our city. The procession after marching some time, stop ped in front of the "City Hotel," where short, but eloquent, addresses were delivered by Thos. S. Alexander, Esq., Governor Pratt, who made his appearance after frequent calls; John John son, and William Tell Claude, Esq.s. Alter which the procession was again formed and marched until near 11 o'clock. Nothing occurred, we be lieve, to mar the pleasures of the evening, hut everything passed off pleasantly.?Annapolis Re pub., Oct. 30. Leather Gloves.?In the village of Gloves ville, Johnstown, Montgomery counly, New York, the manufacturing of gloves is carried on to a large extent. More than 200 men and boys and 1,500 women are employed, principally in their own houses. The amount of Gloves sold is front 300,00(T to 400,000 ^ year. About $ 10,000 worth of Bewing-silk is used in a year. This was formerly Italian silk, but they now buy Ameri can sewing-silk, made in Connecticut They purchase in the cily of New York about $100, 000 worth of dressed deerskin annually. The Midas.?The steam schooner Midas, just built by R. B. Forbes, Esq., of Boston, for the China trade, and fitted with .Ericsson's propeller and engines, made her first trial excursion in our harbor during the storm of Monday afternoon. To the surprise of all who witnessed her per formances, on being put head to wind, she made seven miles an hour, notwithstanding her ma chinery was before altogether untried, and this was the first time she had been under way. This in the first steam vessel ever built in the United States, intended to trade to the east of the Cape of Good Hope. Her machinery has been con structed at a most liberal expense, and she exhi bits a strength and symmetry which indicate that she will prove an admirable sea boat.?N. Y. Courier. Mr. Beckford.?The will of the lato Mr. Beck ford was recently proved at Doctors' Commons. At ten years of age he succeeded to the enor mous income of j? 100,000 a year. He expended .?273,000 upon Fonthi11, which he made a place of unparalleled magmficonce. In December, 1822, the great tower fell, destroying a consider able part of the mansion, which was rebuilt at immense expense. In consequence of excessive expenditure and other circumstances, he sold this property, which was purchased by Mr. Far quhar for ?333,(X)0 ; and Mr. Beckford, with his diminished fortune, retired to Bath. His prop erty has been sworn to as under ?80,000. Charles Bottsford, arrested in New York some time since, and afterwards sentenced to ten years' confinement in the Arkansas penitentiary for rob bing the mail of Treasury notes at Fayetteville, is to be taken out of prison on habeas corpus for trial on a charge of having murdered Andrew Campbell, Esq., of Van Buren, in 1843. Later from Havana. The late Storm.?The brig Harriet, Capt. Pete, arrived here yesterday in fifteen days from Havana. Our files of papers by this arrival are to the 13th instant. The Captain of the port of Regla, under date of October 6, in Ins despatch to the Captain Gen eral, says that having searched the coast from the quay of Porras as far as the Castle of An tares and Talla-piedra, cove by cove, he had found seventy six schooners lost, the steamer Natchez, two bilanders, ten launches, some loaded and some empty, eight large boats, two fishing boats, ar.d small boats without number, wrecked and lost. At Jaruco one or two schooners and many small boats lost. The river had risen to an alarming height; the houses were inundated, leaving many families houseless. The church was also blown down, the hospital, and many other buildings. A letter from Cayajabos says : " The colossal and ceibas and royal palm trees torn from their roots like weeds, the rivers risen above their banks, plantations destroyed, the people invoking the aid of Heaven, and holding up their children toward the Omnipotent, as being always looked upon with favor. All this formed a horrible but exact picture which fright and desolation dif fused." The same adds: "The women were obliged to lie down on the grass in order to pre vent their dresses being torn off by the wind. The American briij Poland had arrived safe at Mariel. At Alguizar not a single tree was left standing. At San Antonia the theatre and the tower of the church were blown down, and several lives lost. At Cardenas the effects of the hurricane were horrible. The American brigs J. W. Knight and Alexander were driven on shore, besides many other vessels, not only there, but all along in the vicinity. At San Francisco the effects were indeed ter rible. Upwards of two hundred and fifty houses were destroyed, and many lives iost. At Bahia the only vessel which remained at' her anchors was the Spanish brig Sabina. At Guanabacoa much damage was done. The Castle of the Moro and the light-house Buffered much.?N. Y. Sun, 31 st. FROM LAKE SUPERIOR. Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Lake Superior to his friend in this city.?Iowa City Standard. Eagle Harbor, Aug. 1(5, 1844. Since we arrived here we have discovered five or six vefns of copper, but have not been able to prove any of them. All these discoveries have been made in the course of small streams ; where the action of the water has exposed them. Tin y are all nearly similar in their mineralogical ap pearance, being a combination of the native cop per, with quartz, calcareous spar, or the trap rock. Of the carbonate or oxide of copper?we have not discovered any. Mr. Jackson, the great Geologist of Boston, is with us at present, and is employed by the company to test the ores that we have discovered. He has examined one of our largest and richest veins, on Eagle river. It is eight feet wide at the place where it was first opened, and can be traced for nearly a mile in the bed of the stream. His opinion of this is, that it will justify the expense of working, and he supposes that it may yield twenty-five per cent. This is the only vein that he has exam ined as yet, as he has been and now is confined to his room, with a severe illness. Mr. Ilenshaw of Boston, one of the richest stockholders in the company, came with him, and is at present with us. I believe that the company intend to put all their men to work on this vein, and to prove it thoroughly. Eagle river is a small stream, not more than ten or fifteen feet wide at its mouth, about, five miles in length, and is so shallow that you can cross it anywhere on the rocks that lie in the stream. This will be a hard country to "prove," and it will require time, as well as a large amount of capital to effect anything. I think the vein they have concluded to work on will prove the others, and if it proves to be rich, there are seve ral others now discovered that will prove to be equally so. The New York Mirror of Monday afternoon has the following : A Fact with an inference for Widows. The cashmere shawls which brought such enor mous prices at the late sale by Fox & Livingston, were all second hand, and we are informed by a gentleman who has resided in the East, that there is no such thing (out of royal possession) as a beautiful real cashmere that in not sreond hand. Pardon.?The U. S. Marshal, Col. Ewing, received yesterday a full pardon from the Presi dent of the United States for David Mr.Daniel, Thomas Towson, J. It. D. Prefontaine, Nathaniel H. Morton, John A. McCormack, and William J. Harris. These persons have been sometime past confined in our county jail under sentence from the U- S. (Circuit Court for participating in the murder of Chavis, the Santa Fe trader. St. Louis Rep. Oct. 23. The Gateshead Observer publishes the details of eijjht colliery explos:ons in Durham and Nor thumberland (England) since 1812, by which 583 lives were lost! This is exclusive of simi lar accidents in which the nufnber of victims was under 50 each. Thanksgiving in Maine.? The Governor and* Council of Maine have appointed Thursday, the 5th day of December next, as a day of public thanksgiving and praise. Capt. Coursens, of the brig Forest, at. New York, from Nassau, N. P., reports that the in habitants at Rum Key were in a state of starva tion, having nothing to subsist upon but roots and shell fish, which they picked up along shore. Sanbh's Sarhaparilla.?This invaluable medicine luiN won its way in public favor until it has become the only acknowledged preparation that can l>e relied upon for the removal mid cure of nil diseases originating in an impure state of tile blood and other fluids. It is not re duced in medicinal value by the addition of sugar, and is prepared by a peculiar process entirely new. The prin ciple which renders this root bo valuable is wholly pre served. This Snrsaparilla in extensively recommended and proved lobe highly beneficial for purifying the blood and removing unhealthy humors, eradicating the effects of mercury from the system, clenring the skin, Ac* It is also used with the lmppiert effects i* rheumatism and neuralgia ' Prepared and sold, wholesale and retail, by A. B. <Jr D. SANDS, Wholesale Druggists, 7'J Fulton street, N. York. Price $1 per bottle : si* bottles for AOENTS FOR WASHINGTON CITY : R. FAR.NHAM, bookseller, Corner of Penn. Ave. and 11th street. K. S. PATTERSON, Druggist, Corner of Penn. Ave. and tfth street.