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Vol. I. FIRDVlT, February 29 , 1838 . JYo. 90 . 28. The CONDXTZOZfS THE DELAWARE JOUILYAL is pub lished on Tuesdays and Fridays, at four dollars 1er annum ; two dollars every six months in ad - -nance. eYo paper to be-discontinued, until nr* rearages are paid. Advertisements inserted on the usual terms—— Viz: Une dollar fur Jour insertions of sixteen lines, and so in proportion jor every number oj additional lines and insertions. -----j Persons wishing any sort of Brintinu done, with neatness, accuracy, and dispatch ; Advertisements inserted, or .Subscriptions paid where there are Vgents appointed in their neighbourhood to re-. " " -directto It. Porter NOTICE. no i reive them, will please apply, or and Son, No. .97, .Market Street, Wilmington. AH communications, not ot the above character,, to he addressed to M. Bradford, Editor of the Dela ware Journal, Wilmington. This arrangement is made for the more regular pud prompt execution of business. A3ENTS. Coxconn.—Dr. Thomas Adams, P. M. 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( r it -anil drink with moderation, keep the body oiic'n, me early, take moderate exercise, bo clean v in vour net-son, wash often, bathe frequently, and may then calculate upon health. 4 When vou mean to do a good action, do not deliberate about it. <;ivp 'ni"!i»e where nraise is due, but deal out censura sparingly. 0 Never advise a man to goto war, or to marry. 7 B -fore you make a promise, consider well its in.Dortance "and ascertain whether you can perform ' ' o v/hen vou arc about doing a dishonorable act, i»p the world will think of you. when it is i*KU\ EKBS. Proverbs bear age, and he who wishes to do well, nay view himself in them, as in a looking glass, 'o enable the reader, to look at and examine hiin df, l shall now place a few of them before him. 1. When you have strangers attable, avoid the itroduclion of a forward blustering man. His noise n l nonsense vvill seal up the mouths ot the com auy, and you will have the mortification of passing n unpleasant dav, from your want of discernment. at another man's table, never 2. When you are all for bread, beer, or water, in an authoritative it. completed. Ü, Before thou censiirest others, look into thine own heart, ami ask thyseii. whether it is clear oithe same fault. 1') Never discuss religious questions au-iinh; Charily, Moderation, and brotherly love, re tlie most prominent characteristics of true roll with »on. 11. Be honest before thou art generous, and just before thou givest away. 12. Never condemn a man on exporte evidence, whore there are two sides to the question. 13. Abate three fourths of all the reports you hear 11. Make a slow answer to a hasty question. 1Ö. Take no phisic when you are well, lust you die in order to be better. 10 , Neither look into a man s Manuscript, nor put your hand into his pocket. 17. Spend to spare, and spare to spend. 18 Talk but little at meals, and never in a loud lone of voice 19 . Never break a sea), nor peep into a letter that belongs to another. 20. Smile often, but never frown ; talk not praise of thyself, or ot thy own actions. 21. Reflect before you speak and make no rash promises. 22. Never keep a carriage, or country seat, until leave your wife and you are Independent, and can children so. 23. Do not all yon can, spend not all you have, believe not all you hear, and tell uot all you know, 24. When you are invited to dinner, it is uncivil tosend an excuse at a late hour, and upon a frivo lous occasion, it always gives ofience, as your place cannot be supplied on a short notice,and people love to have their table filled. 25. Injuries are seldom forgotten—benefits sel dom remembered. 26. Gratitude is a feature much admired,but rare ly to be 27. Charity,.the vital principle of Religion, is the riost absent member oft.be Church, seen. 28. The rivcitl discipline of puritans, shuts out many from their churches. 2!). Politeness costs but little, and procures 3a Back-biting and highway robbery, are alike I dangerous to society. I *31. The first care of a good wife, is to haven good cook, and no cobwebs in (he house. 32. Clean castors and a clean tabla cloth, are es- sential ingredients to domestic happiness. i 33. An ey e of the master, sees more than four eves of the much. servants. 34. Experience is the Cither, and memory the mo t * ' do, , n ' . 3a - » you have a good law cause, refer it—if a D ' )n0 ' 1 J "• . . 36 ' A 0111 of temper, is like a gale id the ot Biscay—dangerous by adverse cur rents. 37. A milil tempered woman, is as a balsam that : heals matrimonial sorrows. 38. Choose a wife, as you would a knife—by her temper. 39. A perverse woman, is like a perpetual blis* ter. 40. It is with men as with barrels—the emptiest make die must sound. 41. That which is bought cheap, is generally the dearest. 42. Do not attempt to be a public speaker, un less you have a clear voice, and a clear head. 43. When you have seen other countries, you will know how to value your own. 44. Let us enjoy the present —we may have trou ble enough hereafter. .45. The world makes men drunk, as much as wine. 46 Some men entertain such high notions of honour , as to be continually engaged in disputes and quarrels. 47. When children are little, they make their pa rents' heads ache—when grown up, they make their hearts ache. 48 A wise man will bend a little, rather than be torn up by the routs. 49. When asked to d inner, accept the invitation promptly, or give a good reason for declining it. Do not make any hesitation, as if you made your accep tance a matter of favour. 50. Equality is theoretical nonsense. 51. Givea man work, and lie will find money. 52. It knowledge does not make a man wise, it makes him vain and arrogant. 53. The best throw with dice, is to throw them 54. He who has good health, is young—he who ■owes nothing, is rich. 5o A good man is always at home, wherever he may ... , o9. IThe good wife does not say, will you have tlns î but gives it to you. o,. 1'aimlies that once quarrel, are seldom corui n , • « i 4 any lecom-iieu. ° 8 - i,s early as you may to market, and as late as you can to ba t e. r ' 9 ' U two kni,w '*• " U ,he world W,U know lt ™"; . . „ ^0- ^ le ' vors * I J, S» u ^ ten S e l s dle b est pear. ~ " m GOVLRNOK CLIN l ON. However different may have been the opinions formed of the political course of Gov. Clinton, all will agree that he was a man of the first rank in our republic for talents, intelligence and ability. His life has been an active one, and if the public bene fits only, which may be traced to his agency, are re membered, bis name will be held in universal honor, In liia native State, he has experienced the most singular vicissitudes of popularity ; yet at all times his greatness has been acknowledged. For the opinions recently ascribed to him on the subject of the Presidency, much regret lias been felt by many wlm have looked up to him with respect and con ft dcnce ; but death which has removed him from the scene of action, has removed also the inducement to a rigorous scrutiny of the motives which governed him, and placed him beyond the reach of that praise or censure which proceeds from the feeble breath of his fellow men. Ilis virtues will find an eulogist, and his public life a historian. We shall not attempt either ; but bave condensed from a late biographi cal work the following particulars of his family- • If illiam Clinton, the earliest of his ancestors nf whom mention is made, was a loyalist and an officer in the army of Charles First. For some time after the death of that monarch, he was in exile on the con tinent ; but returning secretly, he married in Scot land, and passed on to Ireland for greater security, where he died leaving an only son, James, aged two years. James Clinton, the son of William, on arriving to manhood, made an unsuccessful attempt to recover his patrimony in England, but married the daughter of a captain in the army ot Cromwell, by which he was enabled to maintain a respectable standing in the country where be resided. Charles Clinton, the sun of James, was born in the county of Langford, in Ireland, in 1690. He emigrated to America in 1729. They left Ireland on the 20th of May. On their passage, Mr. Clinton and his associates were exposed to great perils from the base and brutal conduct of the Captain, and were finally compelled to commute with him for their lives by the payment of a large sum of money, " After being at sea tor some time, it was discover ed that be Imd formed a design of starving his pas sengers to death, either with a view to obtain their property, or to deter emigration. Several of the passengers actually died, among whom were a son aad daughter of Mr. Clinton. In this awful situa «way. in tion, it was proposed by the passengers to seize the Captain and commit the navigation of the vessel to Mr. Clinton, who was an excellent mathematician ; but the officers of the ship, refusing to co-operate ith them, they were deterred from proceeding, from the apprehension of incurring the charge of pi racy." He finally landed at Cape Cod on the 4th October, more than four months from the time of their departure from Ireland. Mr. Clinton and his friends continued in that part of the country until 1731, when he removed to Ulster county, New York, where he settled and devoted himself to agri culture. He was successively''appointed a Justice of the Peace, a Judge of the County, and Lieuten ant Colonel. In the latter capacity he served at the capture of Fort Frontinac. When his kinsman, George Clinton, was appointed Governor of the col ony, he was ottered a lucrative and distinguished of fice, which he declined, preferring the charms of re tirement and literature to the cares of public life. He died in 1773, aged 83. General James Clinton , the son of Colonel Charles Clinton, and the father of the late Gov. Clinton, was born in 173G, and early discovered a predilection for military life. He was a Captain in the French war in 1756 ; was appointed commander of a force raised for the defence of the western frontier of New York in 1763, and, in 1774, Lieutenant Colonel of the militia of Ulster county. From the commence ment of the Revolutionary war, until its termina tion, he was actively engaged in the cause of his country, and enjoyed, in a high degree, the esteem and confidence of his fellow citizens during the subsequent period until his death in 1812. He mar ried, in early life, Mary De Witt, of a Dutch fami ly, from which the late Governor derived hi3 name. The late Vice President Clinton was a brother of the General, and died in the same year. w MANUFACTURERS' MEE TING. At a numerous arid highly respectable meeting of the manufacturers of the city of Philadelphia and its vicinity, and the friends to the increased protection of manufactures, held, pursuant to public notice, on Monday the 25th of February, at the Musical Fund Hall, • Mathew Carey, Esq. was called to the chair, and William Young, and B. Chew, jr. were appointed Secretaries, Col. P. A. Browne addressed the meeting in an able speech, and moved the following resolutions which after discussion were unanimously adopted. 1. Resolved that in supporting Manufactures, we disown party attachments, and will uphold the in to alfothers. 2. Resolved, That we disclaim ail measures hav f or their object the exclusive benefit uf any par ticular class of our citizens. That we desire the pmtectionofManufacturesforthegoodofthecoun try at large, its agriculture, commerce, and general ,,m«nprirv F ll,:5 r ci, v* 3. Resolved, That the supportersof Manufactures, are true friends of commerce, and that those are greatly mistaken who oppose the protection of man ufactures as detrimental to onrtrade. 4 - Resolved, That the transportation of the raw materials of our manufactures, and the exportation of the manufactured articles, form a considerable share of the forei P> commerce of the United States, an ,l constitute the principal part of our coasting trade,which lias been estimated to amount to between two and three hundred millions of dollars por. anil 5. Resolved. That our navigation, all the most flourishing trades and Mechanic arts of our country owe their success to protecting duties, particularly shipbuilding, coach making, cabinet work, the ma nutacture of hats, nails, glass, shoes and boots, paints, chemicals, paper, books, all the manufactures of leather, tobacco, coarse cotton goods, and the coarser articles of ironmongery, all of which are now furnished, better in quality and lower in price in consequence of the support thus given to their man ufacture. 6. Resolved, That our country possesses the ca pacity of raising wool to an immense extent, and of manufacturing every kind of woollen cloths ; and that nothing but sufficient governmental protection is wanting, to insure a steady and profitable market for the wool, and general productions of the farmer and the cloths of the manufacturer, 7. Resolved, That the advantages of internal im • provements, by turnpikes, canals and rail roads are greatly enhanced, by manufactures, which promote exchanges, quicken circulation, and spread prosperi ty throughout the interior of our country, 8. Resolved, as the opinion of this meeting that a further increase of the square yard dutv, on cot on goods to a minimum of forty cents, would in sure the same beneficial results, in the finer uncolor ed, and in the dyed, stained, and printed cottons as have already been attained in the courser fabrics, and would much increase the domestic market for the great staple of the southern States, 9. Resolved, That the recommendations of the Harrisburgli Convention, were ad-.pted by that body, after a thorough investigation of the interests of all parties concerned ; and, as the best judgment of an assembly, two thirds of whom were farmers and wool growers, from thirteen States of the Union, we hope they will meet the most serious attention of the Congress of the United States, 10. Resolved, That the tariff bill, reported by the committee on manufactures, would, if enacted into a law, deeply injure the interests of our fanners and manufacturers of wool and nf flax. The duty on the low priced wool, costing under eight cents per pound, would prevent the manufa. ture of wimll ens of the description now madetherefrom, and would in no wise benefit the wool growers of the United States, as no such wool is now produced in this cmrrttrj-, as its first Interest, superior country, nor could it he with any advantage to the sheep owner, and the duty on flax would materially injure, if not destroy, its manufacture, 11. Resolved, That the minimum duty on import ed woollens, of one doltar per square yard, in the present Ta rill' bill, would produce the most serious injury to the farmers and wool-growers, and to the manufacturers of the kind of cloths which would be otherwise made in great quantities from wool grown in the United States, but which under that provis ion would be imported from England. 12. Resolved, That a committee he now appoint ed respectfully to transmit to our members of Con gres.!, a copy of these resolutions, and to urge upon them, the necessity of procuring, at this session, the passage of a Tariff bill, founded upon the re commendations of the Harrisburgli Convention. 13. Resolved, That the editors of the several papers in this city,and others friendly to the cause, he requested to publish, as soon as possible in their papers,the proceedings of this meeting. On motion, it was unanimously resolved. That Chinaware (orporceline) be added to the list of ar ticles recommended for protection in the above reso lutions. On motion of S. Wetheril, Esq. it was unani mously resolved that this meeting recommend that meetings be called throughout this State, & through out the Union generally, 'by the friends of home industry, to express theirssentiments upon the sub ject of PROTECTION TO THE. AMERICAN MANUFACTURER, and particulary to give their views of the present Tariff« and of the recommenda tions, of the Harrisburgli Convention. On motion of Mr. M'Greedy. Resolved, That the thanks of this meeting be of feted to Col. A P. Browne, who moved the resolu tions adopted by this meeting, for his able and eU> quent Address; and that hebe requested to furnish a copy thereof for publication. Resolved, That the thanks of this meeting be, and they are hereby, presented to the Editors of newspapers, who have supported the grand cause of the American System, Resolved, That the thanks of this meeting be, and they are hereby, presented to the Chairman and Se ' cretaries, for the able manner in which they have discharged the duties assigned them. On motion, resolved, that Col. Peter A. Browne* Mathew Carey, William Young, Benjamin Chew, jr. and J. J. Borie. Esqrs. be, and they are hereby ap pointed the committee created by the 12th resolu tion, adopted by this meeting. M. CAREY, Chairman. Wm. Youmo, 7 B. Chew, jr. } Secretaries. From the U. S. Gazette. GEORGIA. The legislature of Georgia has passed resolves, directing the governor of that state, Mr. Forsyth, to transmit to the executives of other stat-s, their opinion of the tariff. They denounce as flagrant usurpation, the exercise of power in the general government, to encourage domestic manufactures and promote internal improvement, and call upon the states to aid in resistance thereto—giving notice to those that dissent, that "Georgia is one oi the contracting parties to the federal constitution, arid possessing equal rights with the other contracting party, will insist upon the construction of that in strument, contained in said report, and will submit to no other." From the Richmond Whig. The Report .—Since our last two attempts have been made to call up the report of the Select C mittee to whom the Georgia and South Carolina re solutions communicated by the Governor were ferred. Both attempts were defeated—the last af ter an elaborate discussion, for a sketch of which,we refer to another column. Various considerations have united to induce the House to nail the report to the table—to some of which we will briefly alude. 1. The lateness of the session, no doubt had its influence, but this only be urged by those who admit, that to act again upon the subjects ot the report was supererogation. 2. The style and temper of Gonernor Giles' message met with very general and decisive repro bation. W e have no hesitation in saying, that mes sage openly referring to disunion, and speculating upon the advantages which would accrue to Virgin ia from a dissolution of the Union. has annihilated forever, the political influence of its author. The sentiment of disapprobation is not confined to the Administration ranks, but is warmly felt and expres sed by all sides. It was indeed, to quote from itself an " ill fated, and injudicious step." 3. Another consideration was that Virginia had already, often and strongly enough, asserted her opinions on the subjects of the Tariff and Internal Improvement. 4. A further consideration was the liberal view of the Colonization Society, taken in the Georgia and South Carolina resolutions, and indirectly adopted by the report. 5. But it is not to be concealed, that there is an increasing disposition to countenance manufactures in Virginia, and remotely, a softening towards the tariff, as protecting them. But at least, the fate of this report, demonstrates the sincerity of the attachment which the General Assembly feels towards the Union, and their reso lution to stifle any, the remotest approach to disso lution. We hail the decision, as a renewed decla ration on the part of Virginia of adhesion to the Union—and her determination to bear much, before she will venture upon the fatal step of dissolution. In this point of view, amply sustained by the course and sentiments of the debate, we. consider the rclu om re can