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Its unchanging greenness, through Summer and Winter, in sun shine ard Hlonn, seem lo make it a fit emblem of Remembrance that ladctli not, but remaincth green and fresh through sorrows and 'cares — through good and evil report. When tho eye is bright nnd the heart is light, And the voice rings merrily, And the rosy flush of the cheek’s soft blush, Tell of youth, and hope, and glee. Then many a friend, on our steps attend, •2nd join in our joys and smiles, And around ns crowd and laugh full loud, Till care w ith its gloom beguiles,— Till the storm comeson, or mirth is gone, Or the rose from the chock hath flown; Then how many fly to a brighter sky, •2nd leave u& drear} and lone. But a faithful few as tho magnet true, Will ever all constant he— Oh! worthy of love are tho friends who prove, Changeless as “The Cedar Tree.” r m *' *' JiCtter From flic West. Correspondence oj The Cecil Whig. InniA.N’Arot.is, Ind , June 12th, ’4B. The sight of your paper does not glad my eyes as formerly. The head of its leading column has changed its appear ance. The great and glorious name of <’lay has given place to the victorious banner of him, who in war or peace, ‘‘never surrenders.” After an animated discussion for six months of the merits and claims of the various candidates— after a calm survey of the entire ground —the proper authorities have presented Gen. Taylor to the Whig partv, as THE candidate eminently worthy of their suf frages, and one in whom the American people can repose implicit confidence. Much as I was opposed to his nomination —ardently as I preferred the selection of another, his earliest advocate will not he more ready lo cast a ballot for him than myself. He who falters and yields the nomination but a reluctant support, may with good reason have his devotion to correct principles questioned. I have always been an enthusiastic supporter of Henry Clay, I have constantly desired his nomination over and above any and ♦■very living man, and am now willing to confess that my zeal in his cause would have impelled me to urge his nomination even though 1 was convinced his nomi tion would be the sure precursor of de feat. Although the ingratitude of party has doomed him to remain in retirement at Ashland, he will continue the idol of more hearty friends than any other hu man being beneath the sun. He will continue to receive tho homage of all true whigs, he will still be the live coal that will consume the incense from the alter of the Whig heart. There is about his very name, a charm, a magic that no other name possesses and in his retire ment it will not forsake him. “You may break, you may ruin the vase if you will, Bui the scent of tlie flowers will bang round it still.” Dying, lus cenotaph will be the history of his country’s glory, which u the re cord of his immortality. Notwithstanding the whigs of Indiana preferred another than Gen. Taylor, they have already opened the campaign in a spirit of determination; already are six grand mass meetings advertised to take place within 35 miles of this place. In 25 minutes alter the decision ol the con vention in Philadelphia, the W higsof In dianapolis had tired 25 guns, one lor each Slate that is suie to cast its electoral vote for Tavlor and Fillmore. Owing to the speed of the “lightning line,” we were enabled to hear tho result of the convention in five minutes after it had decided, and never did wind, lightning or steam, Rail Rond or Carrier pigeon, convey intelligence so sad, so dispiriting and so utterly annihilating as was this to our Locofoco friends. As they listen ed to the ticking of the mysterious little instrument and viewed the characters upon the slip of paper, they, without the necessity of calling in the Astrologers, with one accord interpreted its meaning to be, Mate, J\Jcnc Tekle Uplwr.cn. Are you aware that the soil of Indiana was the theatre of Gen. Taylor’s earliest exploits'? His history opens in 1812 at Fort Harrison, a spot consecrated in A merican history as the scene of as daring courage as was ever displayed by man. Gen. Taylor, then but a Captain among the sunburnt, sturdy foresters of our fron tiers, was ordered lo Fort Harrison, on the Wabash river near Terra Haute. That which is now the most flourishing part of the state, was then but a vast wil derness ‘o’er which the red man roam’d,’ and the ‘‘dusky Indian maiden deck’d her dark flowing hair,” in the stream by which it Was surrounded. The Fort was attacked soon after he reached the spot; the buildings fired, and with but a hand ful! of men to repel the assault, —the screams of helpless women and children mingling with the yells of the savage— What heart less heroic than that of old ■‘Rouble’ would not have quailed at the THE CECIL WHIG. VOL. VII.—No. 48 prospect of death so hornhle and seem ingly so sure. His was the arm to strike, the soul to meet the crisis. His was the heart to remain undaunted amidst “wars wild blast,” the whistling of bullets and 1 the horrific war-whoop of the enraged ! red man. I A State Abolition Convention assem- [ bled here a tew days since, and out of curiosity I attended its sitting one after noon. Upon entering the room, (The Supreme Court room,) I lound it nearly filled, principally with straight coats and plain bonnets, jfsaw, what to me, was a novelty. Mounted upon the rostrum was a negro, yes, a bona fide, thick lip’d. big i nose, ivory toothed, woolly headed ne-j gro, addressing an audience of white men | and women upon the political topics of the day,and that too, in strains of elo quence, f and with a tact that would do credit to.sosne of the fairer occupants of that rostrum. I sketched some notes of his speech and were it not that it would swell this letter to too great a length, 1 would write them out for the edification of your readers. The entire bent of his speech seemed to be an effort to prejudice the liberty men against Gen. Taylor. Cass and Butler did not seem at all obnox ious, as he did not mention their names once. If the people of the Slave States would neutralize the influence of these fanatics in > the Free they must come up.tdanfully to the support of Tay lor and Fillmore, for reasons, too palpa ble to be disguised and too closely affect ing their interests to be disregarded- Amongst other things, he attacked Mr. Clay’s colonizalioniit speech delivered in Washington early in the spring. I felt as though a dozen rotten *ggs, well directed would be the most suitable re ply to his argument at this particular point. R. F. M. Gan- Zachary Taylor- The history of General Zachary Tay lor, our candidate for the Presidency, is as familiar as a house-hold word to the American people. It is written on the heart of the nation in deeds that will challenge the admiration offuture ages- He is a Virginian a native ofthe State that boasts of giving birth to \V,.'.;tng ton, Jefferson, Madison, Henry Clay, Winfield Scott, John Randolph, Patrick Henry, and hosts of other distinguished names—but none more illustrious or dis tinguished than he. He was born No vember, 24-th, 1784-, and is now 64 years old—an age promising continued service to the republic, and long enjoyment of nobly earned laurels. Little can be said of his youth more than he was early placed at school, un der the direction of Elisha Ayres of Con nccticut. His military career, on which Ins fame rests, commenced at the time the movements of Aaron Burr began to excite alarm, when he became a mem ber of a volunteer company, of his native state, raised to oppose the supposed treas onable designs of that individual. On the 3rd of May, 1808, he was commis sioned as Ist Lieutenant in the 7th U. S. infantry regiment. Before the war broke out in 1802 he had risen to the rank of Captain and being ordered to the west ern country, he was engaged in repel ling the border warfare of the Indians, which immediately followed the fall ol Detroit and the surrender of Hull’s ar my. 'I he first notice we find in the history of the war of Capt. Taylor’s operations, is the account of his splendid defence of Fort Harrison. He was soon afterwards promoted to the rank of Major for his gallant and intrepid conduct on that memorable occasion. During the re mainder ofthe war he was actively em ployed in the western country, but as he had no opportunity of again distin guishing himself in a separate command we are not able to pursue his move ments. In 1832 he was advanced to the rank ol Colonel. On the commencement of war iu Florida he was ordered on ser vice in that ditrict. He was more for tunate than those who had proceeded him. He succeeded in bringing on a general action at Okee thobec, and gained a signal victory over tbe Indians. His conduct was duly appreciated by the goveanment, and he was immediate ly promoted lo the brevet rank of Bnga dier General, with the chief command in Florida, where he continued to remain until 1840, when he was relieved by Gen. Armistead. The following is from the pen of one who knows him well; “My service in Mexico frequently brought me near lo Gen - Taylor, and I was indus trious in my examination of the actual char acter of the man whenever opportunity was presented. I have no motive lo deceive you, and you must take the impressions! received for what they are worth. If I de sired to express in the fewest woids what manner of man General Taylor is, I should say, that in his manners and his appearance he is one ofthe common people of the ountry. He might bo transferred from his tent at Monterey to this jassembly, and bo would not be remarked among this crowd of re spectable old farmers as a man at a'l distin guished from those around him. Perfectly , temperate in bis habits, perfectly plain in , bis dress, entirely unassuming in bis man- ELKTON MD., SATURDAY MORNING JUNE 24 1848 I uers, he appears to be an old gentleman of | line beullli, whose ihoughli aie rot turned , upon his personal appearance, and who has , no point about him to attract particular atten tion. In his intereomso with men, he is | free, frank and manly, lie plays off none of j the airs ot some great men whom 1 have met 1 Any one may approach him as neat ly as can bo desired, and the more closely his character is examined the greater beau ties it discloses. ~ ‘1 He is ,m hnnesl mnn. Ido not mean by' that merely that he does not cheat or lie. I mean that he is a man that nev ler dsssemhles, and who scorn all dis ; guises. He neither acts a part among , , his friends nor assumes to be what he is I not. W henever he speaks you hear what ho honestly believes; and whether r.ght or wrong, you feel assurance that he has expressed his real opinion. His dealings with me have been of a most varied character, and I Jiave never heard his honest name stained bv the breath ot the slightest reproach. :‘2 He ipa man of rare and good judge, meat. By no means possessed of that brilliancy ol genius which attracts by its flashes,yet like a meteor, empires even while you gaze upon it; by no means possessing that combination of talent which penetrates instantly the abstru sost subject, and measures its length and breadth as if by intuition, Gen - Taylor yet has that order of intellect which more slowly but quite as surely masters all that it engages, and examines all the combinations of which the subject is sus ceplible. When he announces his con clusions, you feel confident that he well understands the ground upon which he plants himself, and you rest assured that the conclusion is the deduction of skill and sound sense faithfully applied to the matter in hand. It is this order of mind which has enabled him, unlike many of the officers of the army, to tend to the wants of his family, by so using the means at his disposal as to surround him sell in his old age with a handsome pri vate fortune-and to be blessed with an almost perfect constitution. I would this day prefer his advice in any matter ol private interest—would take his opin ion as to the value of an estate—would rather lullow his suggestions in a scheme where property or capital was to he em barked, would pursue more confidently his counsel where the management of an army was involved, or the true honor of my country was at stake, than that of any other man 1 have ever known. I regard his judgement as being first rate at every thing from a horse trade up lo a trade in human life upon the field of battle. “3 He is a firm mnn and possessed of great energy of char acter. It were a waste of time to dwell upon these traits of his character,for his military career has af forded such abundant examples of his ex rcise ol these qualities as to render them familiar to every citizen who has ever read or heard of the man. In his army they are daily exhibited, and stand conspicuously displayed in every order which emanates from his pen “ 4 He is a benevolent man. This quali ty has been uniformly displayed in his treatment of Iho prisoners who have been placed in his power by the vicissi tudes ot war. No man who had seen him after file battle of Buena Vista as he ordered the wagons to bring in the Mcx ican wounded from the battlefield, and hyinl him as he once cautioned his men that the wounded were to he treated with mercy, could doubt that he was alive to all the kinder impulses of our nature. The indiscretion of youth he chides with paternal kindness, yet with the decision that forbids their repetition, and theyoung men of his army tool 1 hat it is pleasure to gather around because there they arc as welcome as though they visited the hearth-stone of their own home; and they are always as freely in vited to partake of what he has lo offer as it they were under the roof of a father. His conduct in sparing the deserters who were captured at Buena Vista exhibited at the same time in a manner his benev olence and his judgement. ‘Don’t shoot them,’said he: ‘the worst punishment I will inflict is to turn them to the Mex ican army •’ When Napoleon said to one ot Ins battalion,‘lnscribe it on their flag: No longer of the army of Italy,’he used an expression which was deemed so re markable that history preserved it lor the admiration of future ages; yet it was not more forcible as an illustration of his power in touching the strings of human action than is that of General Taylor il lustrious of the manner in which he would make example for the benefit of the army. “5. He is a man of business habits. I never have known General Taylor to give up a day to pleasure. I have never visited his quarters without seeing evi dences of the industry with which he toiled. If his talented adjutant was sur rounded with papers, so was the General And though he would salute a visitor kindly and bid him with familiar grace to amuse himself until he was at leisure he never would interrupt the duties which his station called him to perform ,When these were closed for the day, he - • seemed to enjoy to a remarkable degree the vivacity of young officers, ami to be glad lo mingle in their society. As a conversationist, I do not think that Gen eral Taylor possesses great power. He uses few words and expresses himselfi with energy and force but not fluently. His language is select. I wuld say how ever from the knowledge of the man, that he is entirely capable of producing anything in the shape ofan order or let ter which lias ever appeared over his signature; and, in saying so much. I un derstand myself asserting that he is mas. ter ofhis mother tongue, and can write •about as effectively and handsomely as he can fight. Such then is the picture of the man—not ofthe general—who won my esteem. I am not in the hifbit of eulogizing men, and have indulged on this occasion because 1 desired ta de scribe to you with the exactness of truth (hnsn qiinfities which combined in General Tavlor, made him appear tome as a /migrate model rf a true American character. Others will dwell up on the chivalry lie lias so often displayed anil h's greatness so conspicuously illustrated upon tho field of battle. I found my ideas ofthe man when he was Iron from duly, ami had uo motive to appear in any other light than such as was thrown npun him by nature, education and prin ciple." MILLARD FILLMORE. The history of Millard Fillmore, our candidate for Vice President, affords a use ful lesson ns showing wbat may ho accom plished in the face ol the greatest obstacles, by intellect, aided ami controlled bye e.- gy, perseverance, and strict integrity, in a public and private capacity. His father, Nathaniel Fillmore, is a srn of one of like name who served in die French war, and was a true Whig of die Revolution, proving hit devotion to hi? country’s cause by gallantly fighting as Lieu tenant under Gen. Stark, in the battle of Bennington, Ho was born at Bennington, Vermont, in 1771, and early in life remov ed to what is now called Summer Hill. Cay uga county, N. Y, where Millard was born January 7, 1800. He was a farmer ami soon after lo s t all his properly by a bad ti tle lo one of the military lots he had pm chased. About the year 1802 lie removed to the 'own of Sempronius, now Nile?, and resided there until 1810, when be removed to Erie county, where he still lives, cultiva ting a small farm withjii?own bauds. Ho was a strong and uniform suppoiter of Jeff esaon, Madison and Tompkins, and is now a true \\ big. Tho narrow means of his father deprived Millard ot any advantages of education be yond what were afforded by tbe imperfect and ill taught common schools of the ro in try.— Books were scarce and dear, and at the age of fifteen, when more favored youths are far advanced in their classical studies, or enjoying in colleges the bonifitof well furn. ishud binaries, young Fillmore bad read bul little except bis common school book? and tbe Bible. At that period be was sent into the (lien wilds of Livingston county, to learn Ibo clothier’s trade- He remained there about four months, ami was then plac ed with another person to pursue the same business and wool carding in the town whore his fadter lived - A small village library that was formed there soon after, gave him the first means of acquiring general knowledge Ihrorgh books: He improved the opportu nity thus offered - the appetite grew by what it led upon. The thirst for knowledge soon became insatiate, and every leisure momen l was spent in reading. Four years were passed in this way, Working at his trade, and storing his mind, during such hours as lie could command, with tbe contents ofbooks of history, biography and travels. Aube age of 19 he fortunately made acquaintance with late Wallet Wood, Esq., whom many will remember as one of the most estimable citi zens of dial comity' Judge Wood was a man cf wealth and great business capacity; be had an excellent law library, bul did little piofes sional business. He soon saw that under the rude exterior ofthe clothier’s boy were pow ers that only required proper developemem to raise the possessor to high distinction and usefulness, and advised him In quit his trade and study law - In reply to the objection of alack of education, means and friends lo aid him in a course of professional study, Judge W. kindly offered lo give him a place in his office, to advance money to defray hi* expenses, and wail until success,in business ■bould furnish the means of repayment - The offer was accepted - The apprentice boy bought his time; entered trie office of Judge Wood, and for more than two years appli ed himself closely to business and study. He read law and general literature, and studied and practised surveying. Fearing he should incur too large a debt to his benefactor he taught school for three months in the year, and acquired the means of partially supporting himself. In the fall of 1821 lie removed to the county of Erie, and the next spring entered a law office in Buffalo. There he sustained himself by teaching school, and continued bis legal stu dies until the spring of 1823, when he was admitted to the Common Pleas, ami com menced practice in the village cf Aurora, where he remained until 1830, when he a gain removed to Buffalo, and has continued lo reside there ever since. His fust entrance into public Vife was in January, 1829, when fie ’,ook his seal ns a member in Hie Legislature horn Erie count j, WHOLE No, 350 to which oflice ho was rc-clecleil the two following years. Ills talent, integrity and assiduous devotion to public business, soon won for him the cnn4 li.lenue of the House in mi unexampled de* gree. It was a common remark among the menibcis, “if Kh.lmoiie says it is right, wt will vo'e for it ’ The most important measure of a general nature',tl.a'. came tip during his service in the Mate Legislature was, the bill to abolish Im prisonment for Debt, i.i behalf of that gragj and philanltopl.io measure, Mr. Fillmore tool; an active pail, urging with unanswnra- i bio ari’uments - its justice and expediency, j and, ns a member ol the cinnmittce on the subject, aiding to pei fee I its details. That pntlion of the bill relating to Jus tier's’ Courts was drafted by him; the remainder being the wotk ot the Hoic John C. Spencer. The bill met with a tierce, unrelenting opposition al every step of its progress, and to Millard IT i.mouk as much as to any other man, are we indebted, lor expunging horn tbc statute book dial relict of a cruel, barbarous age, Im prisonment for Debt. He was elected to Congress in the fall of 183'.’. The session ol 1833-1- will long be re membered as the one in winch that system of politics, known under the comprehensive name of Jacksonism was fully developed. He took hi-scat in the stormy session ot 18- 33-1, immediately succeeding the removal of the Deposits. In those days the business of the House and debates were led by old ami experienced members —new ones, un less they enjoyed a wide-spread and almost national reputation, rarely taking an active ami conspicuous part. I.idle chance, there fore, was afforded him as a inamber of the opposition, young ami unassuming, of dis playing thn,e qualities that so eminently lit inni fur legislative usefulness. But the school was one admirably qualified to more fully develop* and cultivate those powers which, under more favorable circumstances, have enabled him to render such varied and important services to his country. As be has ever dune in all the stations he lias fill ed he discharged bis duly with scrupulous fi delity, never omitting on all proper occa sions any effort to advance the interests of Ids constituents and the country, and win ing ibe respect ami confidence of ail. A l the close of his term of service be re sumed the practice of bis profession, which he pursued with|dislinguished reputation and success until, yielding to he public voice, lie consented to become a candidate, and was reelected to Congress in the bill of 183 b The remarks above made in relative to his ser vice in die *3d Congress will measurably ap ply to his second term. Jacksonism and the i'ct Bank system, bad in lire march of the ‘•progressive Democracy.given place to Van Huron ism and the !?ub Treasury. It was hut another step toward the practical repudi a;ion of old republic principles, and an ad vance to the Locofoeoi'tn of the present day In lids Congress Mr Fillmore look a more active part than he did during Ida first term, and on the assembling of the next Congress, to which he was re-uleetcd by a largely in creased majority, be was assigned a proud nenl place on what, next to that ol Ways and Means, it was justly anticipated would be come die most important committee of the House —that on elections. It was in this Congress that the famous contested New Jersey case came up. It would swell this brief biographical sketch to too great a length to enter upon the details o! that case, and it is the loss necessary to do so inasmuch as the circumstances ol the gross outrage then perpetrated by a parly calling itself republi can, and claiming to respect Mate rights, must yet dwell in the recollection of every reader. The p-ominent part which Mr. Fillmore look in that case, his patient investigation ol all its complicated, minute details, the clear convincing manner in which tic, sal forth tin* facts, the lofty a id indignant eloquence with which he des.o tnced the meditated wrong, all strongly directed public attention (o him as one ol the ablest men of that <'..ngtess, distinguished as it was by the eminent a hilily and stalesm ansldp ol many of its mem bers.— Public indignation was awakened by the enormity of the outrage, and'in that long catalogue ot abuses and wrongs which rou sed a long suffering people to action, and resolution in the signal overthrow of a cor. rupl and insolent dynasty in 1810. the New Jersey case stood marked and conspicuous. On the assembling of the next Congress, to which Mr Fillmore was re-elec,ed by a majoiily larger than was ever before given to ills district , lie was placed at the head of the committee on Ways and Means. The duties of that station, always arduous and responsible, were al that time peculiarly so. A new Administration had come into power and found public nlfaits in a stale of the grea test derangement. Accounts had been wrongly kept peculation of every kind aboun ded in almost every department of the Gov ernment, the revenue was inadequate to meet the ordinary expenses, the already large existing debt was rapidly swelling in magnitude, commerce and manufactures were depressed, the currency was deranged, banks were embarrassed, and general dis tress pervaded the community. 1 o bring order oiuof disorder, to replenish the Nation al Treasury, to provide means that would etyable the Government to meet the demands against it, and to pay off the debt, to revive the industry, of the country, and restore.its wonted prosperity, these were the tqrikfi de volved upon die Committee of Ways ami Mentis. To increase their difficulties, dio mi'iorily, composed of that party that had brought the Country and Government into *uch a condition, instead of aiding to repair the evil they had done, uniformly opposed almost every means brought forward for re lief, and too often their unavailing’ effort ! were successfully aided by a Ireacheroua Kxecutive. But with an energy and devo tion to the puhlie, weal worthy of all admi ration, Mr. Fillmore applied hixnselflo lint lash, and, sustained by a majority whoso en lightened patriotism has rarely been equal led, and never surpassed, succeeded m its accomplishment. J’he measures he brought forward and sustained with matchless ability, speedily jßelieved the Government from its embar rassment, and have fully justified the most sanguine expectations of their be nign influence upon their country at large. A new and more accurate system of keeping accounts, rendering them clear and intelligible, was introduced. The favoritism and peculation which had so long disgraced the departments and plundered the Treasury, were check ed by the requisition of contracts. The I credit of the Government was restored, ample means were provided for the exi gencies of the public service, and iho pay ment of the National debt incurred by the former administration. Commerce and Manufactures revived, and prosperity and hope once more smiled upon the land, The Country has too recently emerged from di* asters of Mr. Van llnren’s Administration— it jet 100 keenly feels the Buffering it then endured, and too justly appreciates the bo nificent and wonderful change that has been wrought to render more than an allusion to those matters necessary —The labor of do vising, explaining and defending measures productive of such happy results was thrown chiefly on Mr Fillmohk. lie was nobly sustained by his patriotic fellow Whigs; but on him, nevertheless, the main respoasibili ty rested. After his long and severe labors in the Committee room—labors auliicienlly ardu ous to break down any but ono of an iron constitution—sustained by a spirit that noth ing could conquer, he was required to givo his unremitting attention to the business of die house, to make any explanation that might be asked and be ready with a com jdeio and triumphant refutation of every cavil or objection that the ingenious sophis try of a factious minority could davise. All ibis, 100 was required to be done with promptness, clearness, dignity and good temper for the prop; r performance! of varied duties, few men aru more happily qualified than Mr. Fillmore. At that for tunate age, when the physical and intellect ual powers are displayed in iho highest perfection, and the ha-tv impulses of youth without any loss of its vigor are brought umlerconlrol of huge experience in puolic affairs, with a miii.i capable of descending to minute details, as well as conceiving a giand system of national policy, calm and deliberate in judgment, self-possessed and llueut in debate, of dignified presence nev er, unmindful of the conrlisirs becoming social and public intercourse, and of politi cal integrity unimpeachable, be was adini tably lilted for the post of leader olthe ’.'7th Congress. In 1844 he was selected as the Whig candidate for Governor in New Voik but in con-equenco of Iho Barnburners and Old Hunkers uniting thei. support upon (he Silas Wright lie failed to be elected. Con fident, however that he could command ibo strongest vote in New York the Whigsfi gain selected him as their candidate or Comptroller in ISI7, and succeeded in c leciing hrm by an unprecedented majority. Such was the boy, and such is the man, whom the Whigs present as their candidate for the Vice Presidency. In every station in which he hiinbreu placed, he has show n himself •‘honest capable and true to the can solution.” lie is emphatically one of th people. F'or all that lie has ami is, he is in debled under God to his own exertions. Born to an inheritance ol comparative pov erty, which now thanks to Whig policy aru enjoyed by the humblest in the land, ha struggled bravely with difficulties that would have appalled and crushed a lees resolute heart: Nobly has he won hi* laurels, and long may ho live to enjoy them. Or.n Zacii” Can't i;e Upset.— At a hilt*Convention in Maine, a Taylor flag was suspended, displayed most promi nently the initial Z to the gaze ol an ad miring multitude' Amn loot lumberman from Ihe interior, looking up lo it, ex claimed. “There now, that’s like Old Zack, exactly! /t ran’/ tn/w-t, Turn it which way yon will, it’s a 7 mid ’(ain’t nothing else Hurrah for old Rough and Ready!” j Boston Journal. The I'iast Sr,.xvm-’it. — -The first slan der of the campaign xxas uttered by the honorable I!) James Bowlin ol Missouri, at the Locofoco meeting in the Park (New York j, who asesrled that Gen. Taylor was “their (the Whigs) filthy henroost, robber, their coon ” Such language could only excite disgust and ccntemul in the minds of the auditors —Boston .'our WHAT RHODE ISLAND SAYS.— The Providence Journal says; The enthusiasm for Taylor is kindling all over the country, and soon it will blaze up as brightly as ever it did (or Harrison in 184-0. The Whigs will support him with as great unanimity as could have been brought to bear in favor of anv candidate, and he will receive thousands of votes that have heretofore voted against us, and whose support could not have been secured for any oth er man. , , .