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THE TIMES. 'Hie People's Ticket. i FOR PRESIDENT: ZV II AItV TAYLOR. FOR VICE PRESIDENT: TIILLAKU FILLllOKE. 0 tLECtom fOB MESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT. lnt District. T. L ANDERSON, of Marion. 2a. " A. LEONARD, of Hownrd. Hrd. " WM. A. WITCHER. of Clay. 4th J. C. RICHARDSON, of Cooper, ftili. " C. N. HANDY, of Benttin. 6th. " A. '"OOK. of Cnpe Girardeau. 7th. ' U. WRliiHT, of St, Louis. FAYETTE: SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 30, 1S4S. xim Tronic's rial form "I hove no private piitpuses to accomplish, no party purpos.es to build up, no vnemres iv puiusu in .orl-a hilt (TlV COUIItrV." ri. nuwrr riven br the Conntitotion t the r.o.,i;uo m intemose his veto, is a hiuh ctner vaiive power which should never be exercised ex nf clear violation o5 the Constitution or manifest haste and want of consideration by "The personal opinions of the individual who mav happen to occupy the Executive chair, ought nm'in control the action of Conifress upon qiies- lions of domestic policy, nor ought his objections to be interpussd where question ol constitutional power have been seiuea Dy me numn uriunr, ..e .,.mnii. and acauiesced in bv the people." Upon the subject of the tariff, the currency, the improvement ot our preai. niguwojr, rut.-.. and harbors, the wi:l of the people, as expressed through their representatives in Congress, ougnt tn i. rp.nected and carried out by the Executive "War, at all times, and under all circunistnn ces, is a national calamity, to be avoided, if com n..,:l.la with tiRitiinnl honor. ' i.Th. nrincitilns of our eovernmont, as well as ..., , r...-v nnmwed to the subiiization -.k -,, vl ihn disinemhermenl of other countries by conquest; for, in the language of the great Washington, 'Why should we quit our own r. ....: .,.,. " y. TA YLOR. IU BiailU Ull luivigll ""POLITICAlTNOTiCE. Hon. Abiel Leonard, Whig Elector for this District, will address the people at the following times and places Glasgow, September Huntsville, October Bloomington, " Shelbyville, " 30 2 3 5 6 Paris, Fulton, Columbia, " Mexico, " Fnyette. " Marshall, Lexington, November 21 23 28 30 6 ID- N O T 1 C E TJQ Andrew J. Hebndon, Esq , has kindly consented to act as Agent for us at this place. Advertisements or job-work, in tendeJ fr our office, can bo left with him, or sent directly to us, at Glasgow. Affidavits for the publication of legal no tices, will always bo left at his office, prior to court day. We shall be pleased to hear from our friends here and will hold ourselves in readiness to attend to all orders without de lay. There is regular mail communication be tween the places, every other day, while persons are passing almost every day, which will insure the transmission of or ders ami return of answers, with little or no delay. rT:'otiec to our iibscriers.0 Our subscribers in this place, and those who have gotten their papers from the of fice, will hereafter find their papers in the posl office, Friday morning of each week. Their papers will bo furnished as regu larly as heretofore, with as late news (he only difference to them being the small ad ditional cost of postage, which we will share with them, upon a settlement of their accounts with us. Facilities for obtaining news are greater at Glasgow than at this place, either in a political or commercial point of view and to the extent of this difference, will our subscribers be benefited. 03" To Exchange. C0 Will our Exchanges immediately oiler the direction of iheir pnpers for us to Glas gow, Howard county, Missouri. 0We would also lake it as an especial favor, if they will notice our removal. rjQ" We shall not miss the publication of a paper by our removal. Last. This is the last paper we issue in this place. By personal attendance here on public occasions, and correspondence, we expect to keep our friends as fully ad vised on l cal affairs, as heretofore. The affair, of the county, political and other wise, will continue to receive the attention of our paper. The removal from the cen tre to an extreme, will not lessen the inter est we feel in the prosperity of old How ard. Attention. Will our friends who have prospectus' in their hands, forward them to us at Glasgow, forthwith, so that all who have subscribed may get the first number of the Glasgow Weekly Times. The Minutes or the Old School Baptist Mount Pleasant Association are printed end ready for the Churches composing said Association. They will be found at th Tost Office, Fayette. RUMORS NOT OF WAR. Some person or persons have put in cir- culation a report that our object in mo. ving to Glasgow, Is to advocate a division of the county, or a removal of the county seat to that place. We regard the one as impossible, and the other as impracticable; land as equally opposed to either as the originators of the report, whose scihsh ends, however, we doubt not, will keep it alive, notwithstanding this paragraph. Maine Election. Three fourths of the" State has been heard from, and the vote for Governor stands as follows: Hamlin (Whig) 21,108; Dana (Wo) 21,714; Fes- senden (Free Soil) 7,519. Locofoco ma jority last year over all, 1,650; behind now, 4,483. Whig gain so far, 1,483. Free Soil gain 3,000. Uufus K. Goodenow (Whig) is trium phantly elected in the Fourth District. This is a Whig gain. In the Second District, Lincoln (Whig) has gained largely. Gerry (Locofoco) is elected in the First District. The Whig gain in the Fifth and Sixth Districts is large. There is no choice in the latter District. Locofoco plurality 600. "The Times, however, ought to recollect that, while they are retailing the slanderous reports of disappointed office seekers against Gen. Cess, his character for all that is piaisworthy, and as a gentleman of honor and integrity is endorsed by the most Drominenl and respectslile men in the ranks of the whigs." Democrat of Monday. Gen. Cass' old political friends and asso ciates choose to publicly announce to the world, that he is unfit for the high station to which he is nominated; the whigs quote the men who have been associated with him for years, to show that he lacks politi cal integrity and firmness, and are called retailors of "slanderous reports." The whigs were always satisfied of his unfitness for posts of responsibility many democrats are sat isfied of the same thing, and refuse to assist in his elevation; and those who are so man acled by party chains as to regard it as trea son to oppose a party nomination, must be allowed to fret and scold. We deal with Gen. Cass as a politician and military hero. He may be a "gentle man of integrity and honor," in his private dealings, (independent of land speculations) but that does not prove that he "has often perrilled his life for his country" that his political principles are correct, or that ho is a sagacious statesman. The Democrat claimed for him, that he was a man of great military talents that he had often perrilled his life for his coun try. We have been trying some six weeks to get it to name times and places, but have thus far failed. Will it now do it, or openly acknowledge it was playing off a little bun combe, merely to deceive the people? Speak out. Massachusetts Wiiio Convention. The Stale was fully represented in this Convention, which met on the 15th, and the most cordial unanimity prevailed. Daniel P. King, of Dnnvers, presided. Geo. N. Briggs, for Governor, and John Reed, for Lieut. Governor, were re-nomi nated by acclamation. Levi Lincoln, of Worcester, and Edward Dwigiit, of Bos ton, were selected as Tavloii anJ Fill more Electors at large. CO Senator Atchison and C. F. Jack son, attended the recent democratic gath ering at Springfield, Green county, and made speeches in which they strove to ex cel each other in abuse of Gen. Taylor. They are both candidates for the United States Senate. Polk Elector out for Taylor The Pittsburgh American states that Judge My ers of Clarion county, Pa., a gentleman of considerable influence in that section of the State, heretofore a prominent politician in the Democratic ranks, a Polk elector in '44, has left the party and openly odvocates the election of Gen. Taylor. Tub Farmers on tub Presidency. A great convention of farmers and horiicul turists has recently been in session at Buf falo, New York. They occupied three days in the business which brought them togeth er. The following is the aggregate of three different votes, taken on railroad cars and packet boats, of persons going to this con vention: For Taylor, 392 Van Buren, 226 Cuss, 122 Taylor mors than doubles both the Locofoco candidates. DOThe St. Louis papers contain a call for a Free Soil meeting, numerously signed. The meeting was to have been held last Saturday night. The friends of Gen. Tay lor were to have a torch light procession the same evening. Amalgamation. The Barnburners and Abolitionists of New York recently held Conventions at Utica, in that State. The Abolitionists discussed the matter, and re solved to join the Barnburners, who agreed to take them in. After the preliminaries had been arranged, the Abolitionists formed procession, inarched to where the Barn burners were assembled, and were received with open arms. O what a meeting was there! LATEST NEWS FROM SANTA FE. MOST extraordinary trip. Mr. F. X. Aubrey, is just in from Santa Fe, which place he left on the 12th of Sep tember.' He made the trip, from Santa Fc to Independence, in five days and sixteen hours, including all delays and stoppages, the actual traveling time being about four days and a hulf! Mr. Aubrey reports as water bound, at Sand Creek, Major Reynolds' division ofthe Missouri Volunteers; Major Walker s bat talion, and Lieut. Love with a small num ber of U. S. Dragoons. There were with this party Messrs. Finley, Allen, Carey and McCarty, traders He passed Col. Ralls and a portion of the Missouri Volunteers at the Battle Ground 15 miles beyond the Arkansas. Col. Easton's battalion, with the recruits under Lieut. Allen, were at Fort Mann. Gen. Price and staff were water-bound at the Pawnee Fork; also Moj. Donaldson's division of Illinois Volunteers, and Lieut Cooley of Col. Gilpin's command. At Cow Cieck, ho passed Capts. Cun ninuham and Bond's division of Illinois Vol unteers, water-bound. At this place he also saw S. Ruland, of this city. He passed Col. Newby.Dr. Robinson and Lieut. Hamilton, at Willow Springs. He met Governor Lane, en route for Or egon, at Council Grove. Mr. Aubry thinks that the first detach ment of Gen. Price's command will reach Independence about the first of October, and the whole military force may be ex pected to arrive by the fifteenth. From an Extra isseed from the office of the Santa Fe Republicnn, and dated on the 12th inst., we gather the following items of information: Company II. First Dragoons, commanded by Lieut. Buford, from Furl Gibson, arri ved at Santa Fe on the 9ih inst., all in good health. Lieut. Buford passed over a hith erto untravelled route, which he considers the best and shortest between the United States and Santa Fe. Bt. Lieut. Col. Washington, appointed, it is said, civil and military governor of N. Mexico, was expected 'at Santa Fe by the 20th of this month. He left Chihuahua on the 29th of Aug., with two companies of Dragoons and one of light Artillery, for the department of New Mexico, and five com panies of Dragoons for California. The Re publican hopes, that he may soon reach there as it is impossible for 200 men to garrison and protect so extensive a territory from the savages Maj. Beall, United Stales Dragoons, was in command of the military force in New Mexico. He had received petitions from Taos, Peralto Albuquerque and other points asking for troops to garrison the frontiers, as the inhabitants were in constant danger from the daily incursions of the Indians, who continued to murder them and to drive off their stock. The small force left to gar rtson the country made it impossible lur Major Beall to comply with these requests. Major Beall, in command ofthe 9th Mili tni'y Dept't. has issued an order, permitting Diego Archuleta, the leader of the Taos revolution to return to his family and friends without molestation from any quarter. Gen. Price and staff left Santa Fe on the 26th ult. I he crops throughout the country are said to look fine, and to bid fair to yield beautiful harvest to the growers. A much larger amount of grain has been planted this year than in any previous session The Republican, noticing the passage by the Texas Legislature, of bills to establish the county of Santa Fe to arrange the mi litia of the county of Santa Fe to estab lish the eleventh Judicial Circuit to be for med of that county and to allow the coun ty one representntive in the House, says: We would now inform our Texan friends, that it is not necessary to send us a Judge nor a District Attorney to settle our affairs or put "things to rights," for there is not a citizen, either American or Mexican, that will ever acknowledge themselves as citi zens of Texas, until it comes from higher authorities. New Mexico docs not belong, nor has Texas even a right to claim her as a part of Texas. We would also advise Texas to send with her civil officers for this county a large force, in order that they moy have a sufficient body guard to escort them back safe. It will also be well for Texas to put Mr. , as a member from the county of Santa Fe, for their next session of the Legislature, and we sincerely hope the seat may be reserved for him, as it is quite probable his services will be actually demanded, in order to instruct the new and voung idea how to shoot! Texas should show some little sense and drop this ques tion, and not have it publicly announces that Texas' smartest men were tarred and feathered by attempting to fill the office as signed them! John Van Buren, in his speech at Rca ding, Pa., said Lewis Cass stood as much chance of carrying tho great State of New York as Louis Philippe. Excessive Drought prevails in Delaware. stopping mills by drying streams, parching vegetation and interfering with the seeding orthetsrm'rs. From the New York Express. A DINNER TO CAPTAIN BRAGG. It being known that the distinguished Captain now Col. Bragg, was in town, an mprcmtu dinner was given him in New York a few days since by a parly of gen tlemen, at the Astor House, over which P Hone presided. Among the other guests were Mr. Meredith and Mr. Kennedy, of Baltimore, the Hon. Mr. (Colonel) Has kell, of Tennessee, and Hon. Mr. Donncll, of North Carolina. At the dinner were several of our most distinguished merchants bankers, &c., who had assembled there to do honor tu the brave. As the dinner was in some degree pri vate, we shall go no further than lo report in substance, and from memory, the re marks of Col. Brace. Mr. Hone toasted him as Capiain Bragg, belter known by ihat than any other name" A little more crape. Capiain Bragg" and alluded el length to liis brillirni service of the flying arhllery at Buena Vista. Col. Bragg modestly rising, and in some embarrassment said, it was well Known that he was only a soldier, and that there fore no fining speech could bo expected from him in ret,!?. For whatever merit gentlemen chose lo bward him, or whalev er reputation, if any l.e had undeservedly the whole ot it was due to the gallant gen eral under whom he serv 'd, and to the sol diers in the service he commanded, nay more, for the brilliancy of that servico he was indebted to the training of the lamen ted Ringgold and Ridgely, from whose hands he had received the corps, in that full efficiency that enabled it to immortal ize itself on the perilous and bloody field of Buena Yistfl. To the General-in-Chief his acknowl edgments were especially due. He in spired the whole ormy with valor and con fiilence by his presence, not only ot Buena Vista, but from the opening of the war on the Rio Grande. It is almost impossible for vou, gentlemen, he said, to understand the character of lhat man as a commande of an army. There is a resolution, a firm ness, a determination in his manner and in his purpose lhat goes a great ways in lead ing men to victory. It was never better il lustrated than on the field of Palo Alto. He told Maj. Brown, when he left him with his small force opposite Matamoras, 'Main lain your position.' I will, not I hope to be back, 1 shnll tru to be hack, but 1 will be buck on the 10th. Expect me then, and 'maintain your position.' Every body lhat knew him, knew he would be back, if nlive to come. The army returned lo Point Isabel, as you know. Un the 8ih they fought at Palo Alto, and when night came on, they bivouacked in the open field, and amid the gross, with not a tent over them the General himself wrapped in his blan ket, and many, 1 can assure you, in not little doubt and gloom. Uur little armv did not feel sure then, that they would whip three limes their number, and them the best troops in Mexico. We had not tried our mettle or measured weapons with them. Many an eve did not close that night. Ringgold had been slain. A bloody day was before them, and many, if the or mv went on, were sure to bile the dust But nobody knew or could find out what General Taylor intended to do. There he lay wrapped in his blanket, and sleeping, except when disturbed by nlhcers asktn for orders. Some were anxious to ascer lain his intentions. His only answer was, " Tell the men tn sleep. Keep quiet. Sleep is the main thing necessary. Two three officers were particularly anxious to know whether he intended to go on or hold his position. But the only satisfaction lhat could bo got was "sleep." He disclosed to none of them his intentions. There was prevailing opinion that it was too perilou march to go on. But General lavlor lowaras morning, disturned by some per son demanding orders, replied, " allow the men lo rest, it is lime enough at sunrise Then turning over in his blanket, ho said to an officer near, " my mind is mode up my mind is made up" but nobody knew how his mind was made up and yet they who knew him, Knew it his mind was made up, it was no use to try to change it. in me morning a council ot war was summoned and ihere were eleven officers present, three only of whom advised ad at i vance. w inn, i casi no censure upon any one. A difference of opinion, under such circumstances might have been expected. iJul they who knew the power of the Light Artillery, and had seen it in play that day, naa ennnuence that it could clear a way for the army back lo Fort Brown. "Old Zack,' for that is ihe name we call him, replied after the consultation hod broken up, we will advance in fifteen minutes and forward they marched to Kesaca do la Pal ma. the resull of which vou all know. Old Zack kept his word lo Maj. Brown inn. aias, i ne brave and lamented Maior l l : it. i -., J iiciu receiveu ins oeaill wound. So at Buena Vista the personal charac ter of Gen. Taylor had a like influence on the army. When the War Department , i -. . . . 1 neemeu u necessary in order In form a col umn to invade Mexico via Vera Cruz, lo take his regulars from him, he was sure thai Santa Anna would attack him. ' I am the weak point," he often said." and I know he will attack me." Bui he determined to do fend his position, and in order the best way to detend it, to advance. Gen. Scotl has m Ken a hundred, I shall save a thousand - General Taylor kept well informed of ihe approach of the enemy by Gen. Wool's scouts, moved on lo the Saltillo, then on in Agua Nueva. It was proposed at one lime lo meel the enemy in advance of Agua nuevB, uui ascertaining by his engineers ihat their position could be turned, he rn. solved lo fall back to Buena Vista, as the enemy approached him. Buena Vista is a military position lhat any soldier's eye would select for a defence. To no nar. ticular person is the credit of is selection lue for il has been said, lhat even a wn. man picked il out as a place lo repulse an enemy. Various officers have had the credit of the selection, but whatever nar- ticular credit is due, is certainly due to ihe I Commander-in-Chief who fought the bat- . The Mexicans themselves naa lougm hniiln ihori.. Santa Anna knew the ground so well, that ho ordered his Gener al ri;nnn in tsltn nrul keen possession of I yi.a, , i. in order to altaek our rear. Gen. Ml- non got into our rear as ordered; but when he reached Buena Vista he found us in pos of it. The 22d of February, 4.500 men, mostly raw troops, opposed to 20,uuu nf the enemv. wns certainly not a very en couraging day. We did not feel quite so hnnnv or in we ns over 11)18 oounilliii in- h a ln.n in it. Wo IhouiZlll Ol noma ami ui 11. . . ... . . . . j r families and friends; and our chance of death wns much belter, wc thought, than of ever seeing them agnin. For several days nrev nils Gen. Tav or was constantly en gaged in making his arrangements, and in writing home. It is said, also, tnai no made his will. But he never shrank from his duly. "I may perish," was his thought " but I will perish in maintaining the honor of mv countrv I have lo run a icrrioie risk in assuminff the responsibility of ma king this onward march, but it is the only course that will save my army. To stay in Monterey was to be sacrificed by the overwhelming force of the enemy. To save all I must here risk all!" The battle was fought, you know the re sult but you never can know the influ ence that the presence of General Taylor had upon the ormy. Ho alone, so it seemed to me, could have inspired, by a presence, every soldier in the army, ns the Volun teers were inspired. 1 he connuenne in him was complete. .He had commanded Volunteers before, and had been success ful with them. He had never surrendered. He had never been Whipped, and the idea got abroad, lhat he never could be. When manoeuvring my pieces athwori tne gul lies. I cite this as an example of that confi dence, I saw clouds of dust about two miles from me. I was painfully anxious I thought Gen. Minon had fallen upon our rear, and attacked our depots, and to meel him was my first thought. A man came galloping up through the dust into sight, screaming ' Old Zack is lomins I Lvery soldier gave an involuntary utterance to his feelinss. Old Zack came and in fifieen minutes the tide of battle was turned. Four thousand five hundred men repulsed twenty thousandand to ihe influence nf that presence, under God, I think I am alive here lo dine with you tins day. A gentleman. tHow often did you dis charge your pieces that day? Col. Brase. About 250 rounds to each gun. Another eenlleman. How near was the enemy to your pieces, at any one time? Col. Bragg. Within fifty yards at one lime, when we mowed Ihem down. Another. Where was Gen. Taylor? Col. Bragg. Within forty yards. Col. Bragg closed his remarks with say. ing: "Understand me gentlemen, I am a soldier, and no politician. I know Gen Taylor only as a soldier and a man. 1 speak of him only as the Commonder-in- Chief of our army in Mexico. I have nothing to do with his politics, or yours. It is the duty ot a soldier cheerlully to obey whomsoever you put into power. I could not help speaking of mv common dcr when thus toasted, as I have been by you for services under him. I have nolh ing to do with politics." PENMANSHIP. Marshall, July 17, 1848. The undersigned citizens of Maishall take pleasure in recommending Mr. Sessons lo the community as a teacher of Pennmansaip. Mr. Sessons has been teaching the art of writing in this place and its viciniiy for some 12 months, and has given entire satisfaction, and we have no hesitation in saying to all those who desire lo learn how to write a eood hand, ihul they can not do better than than te employ Mr. Srssons. A. A. Davis, VVm. E. Harris. S. Harris, F. H. Brown, Ei-q.Win. H. M. Lewis, W. S Long, John W. Bryant, Samuel Miller, W J. Reid, Dr. John. A. Hix. DO Mr. Sessons is now in this place. for the purpose of getting up a class. To be master of the pen, is an accomplish ment which all should possess. Specimens of his skill can be seen at the Hotel, PAP AND SON. In order that Mr. Benton and his devo tees in this State may know what their own editors in other Slates think of him, we copy ihe following paragraph from the Frankfort (Kentucky) Yeoman : The Union is publishing a book, purporting to be a speech ol oenaior Demon in secret session on the nomination of Brigadier Gen. Kearny. Il is excessively long, surpassingly egotistical, and distressingly impudent. Benton will kill off his son-in-law. Col. Freemont, who, but for his bad counsel, would now have stood well before the country. Such a speech as thai of Benton's would kill any man. however nieriiorious or well beloved befere. We had long cessed lo respect oenlon as a public man end a JJemocrat, and this exhibit of himself is not calculated to restore him to favor with any whu befoie doubled his principles, his disinterestedness, or his patriotism. OOThe Platte Argus is " whistling to keep its courage up." Although living in the strong-hold of this strong democratic State, it yet quakes with fear. It abuses its democratic friends in a neighboring county, for forsaking its parly, aud in ihe next breath announces there are manv whigs in itssection who will vote forCass in November. We advise ihe Editors lo get a list of Ihe Cass whigs and if possible, a few of Ihe animals themselves, as they would draw "crowded houses." Pennsylvania A Free Soil Conven tion was held at Reading, Pa., ou the 13th which was numerously attended. John Van Buren was presenl, and addressed ihe Convention. A State Central Committee was adopted, and ihe Buffulo Platform en- dorsed. A full Elecloral ticket was nomi-natcd. Tun IT run n Aux Canard. The Wash- ington correspondent ofthe Baltimore Pa triot writes, on the llth, that the Locofo. cos Ihere were thrown all aback by ihe complexion of ihe news from Vermont. Such a result was not expecieu uieic, Horace Everett a true-blooded Whig ana a member of ihe Philadelphia Convention, hod abandoned the nomination, and iney hoped thai his defection, with lhat of the ' .- .. Ik : .1.. ui. tf ll,n Free Soilers, woum give me State tu Cass. Never were people more mistaken. Not only have the whigs clung iheir ancient faith, but Ihe L,ocoiocoa , are tho men who have cnongea, u going - from oho branch of the parly lo another" con be called a change and Cass comes oui third best! What o crushing disappoint ment, after trusting to the supposed loiiy oi the Whigs, in giving up Gen. Taylor, and the Whig party, to find that not a man of them had shrunk from his duly in this par ticular! The same correspondent sayst . The friends of General Cass, getting sick of the sword business, as well as ihe extra allowances and the book inpruise of a King and a Court, have been harping at a great rate upon the declaration that their candi date wos ihe hero of the skirmish ot Aux Canards that "he won the first battle ana victory of the war of 1812." Now they had better not have stirred this matter. A correspondence, on the subject of ihoi bat tle, has been had between J. A. Trimble, Esq.. of Ohio, the son of the late Col. 1 nm Ule. and John Fisher, Esq., of Cedar Mil), Ohio, an old and highly esteemed citizen, wnicn sueas some ngiu upuu u heroism, at tho 'battle of Aux Canards.' Mr. Trimble's letter transmitting the state ment of Mr. Fisher, commences as follows: Hillsboro, Aug. 25, 1848. . Dear Sir: The enclosed letter from an old esteemed friend, who participated in iho honors, and shared the fatigues, hardships and humiliations of the campaign ot laiz, will speak for itself. From Fisher s statement, which is dated Cedar Mill, August 7, 18-19, 1 make the sub joined extract: "During the night Ihe British had placed a masked battery, with one gun on each side of the bridge, and before we had fairly got into order they opened a spirited fire of grape ond canister shot, directed at our ar tillery, which was returned with such inter est that eventually the Bi iiish guns were si lenced, but not before a scene took placo thot beggars description; nnd, lo give a cor rect description of it, I acknowledge I am inadequate for such a task. I will confess, placed as I was very near the artillery, where the shot rained pretty thick, I experienced but few of the sensa tions of a ball room, nor was the music quite as agreeable as the music drawn from a violin. What were the feelings of Col. Cass and Maj. Trimble, nearly in the some range with myself, 1 know not, but I do know their actions were different. It could not be expected, under such cir cumstances, that I would not occasionally glance at the bridge where ihe danger come from. From such glances my attention was suddenly drawn to a confused noise in tho 2d regiment. Through the smoke of our gun, (which did not wait long lo load and fire I never before believed it possible for one gun to fire in such quick succession,) discovered Cnss and his regiment in rapid retreat. My next glance turned lo the 1st regiment, lo ascertain if I might runout of that hot-bed too, but there sat Major Trim ble on his horse, as much as to say, we'll see it out, run who will Colonel M'Arthur ditto. The regiment standing as though they expected to be the next target after the British battery had disposed of our ar tillery. Lieut. Patterson, and perhaps half a dozen of our company, were all that ac companied the retreating heroes. This brought me bock lo my feelings, as I discovered by Ihe Major's signal at once, the command ofthe company devol ved on me for thai day; and my ambition was nf that kind lhat I would sooner risk the British grape and canister than the just displeasure of Col. McArthur and Major Trimble. Whether it was owing to the flutter of tho colors of the 2d regiment, or the confusion of their officers and men in a trial of speed between horse and foot of who would be the first out of range of grape shot, or whether ihe horses of the ammunition wagon were disgusted at the apparent wonl of dis cipline of Cass' regiment, I know not; but I do know, the horses took Ihe ammunition wagon, with as much speed as jaded horses well could, directly for Ike bridge. With tho speed of an arrow from a bow Major Win. A. Trimble sunk his spurs lo their rowels in the noble animal he rode, and much quicker than I can write it, overtook the ammunition wagon nearly at tho bridge, immediately in the range of the two batteries, caught (he leader by the rein, and continued the race by taking a circuit down the river, in a nir cle, till he brought them up to where ihey started from." Now the question arises can this state. ment be correct? If so, who ought to. who will vole for Lewis Cass, in Ohio or any where else? If not true, let other surviving actors in the Aux Canards affair step for ward and say so! If Cass ran well then, ha cannot run well now, that's a II t Afterwards Maior of (he 19ih Infantrv. anJ distinguished for his galanlrv at Fort Erie, where on the 17ih September, 1814, he wss severely wounded, and breveted Lieutenant Co one of the 7lh lufanlry, of which ' Old Rough and Ready wa. Maoi; was Senator in Congress from Ohio, and died at Washington City,' December, 1824. The Union has not heard from'Main or Ver. mont. The editor does'ni patronise that "lying telegraph." Mr. Van Buren's majority In Ver. mont over Cass will be from six to ten thousand. Axdin we ask, why will Cass distract the party? Why does not the apostate and aich iraitor with draw and give his support to Mr. Van Buien? St. Louis Barnburner. DO" -Pa the readers of (he Missouri Dem ocrat know, from the columns of that paper, that elections have recently taken place in I ermont and Maine? 11 e think not. Will they eitr know it? W'r shall see.