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Fib. 10; 1841.
VERMONT TE OLERAP H 83 d ambition." It is so. Christian par- wish to make your chifd a mighty ifv'OU rderer, to hew down hi brethren like for purees, you have only to make him a wood en swoi and let him listen to hU grand father' tales of the "revolution, and he will ilihe rest. Look at the young warrior , in miniature, as he strots around, with his feaihtreil cap, and little drum, and leads on j,is bannered army, and mingles in all the din aad carcase of war I And will y.ou wonder, if when hi arm shall have been nerved by ihemisshi of years, he shall tear himself from r.is home and kindred, and hasten away to Florida or to China to revel among death groans and giving blood! .Why; was it, that iherelebrated statesman, fT7e,said "as for mt prefer the cold steel V1 The prin- f.de honor had been instilled into tii youthful mind, and years had served to tleeppri the impression. Do you wish your children to become blessings to the world 7 B.nMi the implements of death, and every imifaiioa of them, from your houses, and Kiake your children look upon the warrior as a mufJercr. Take them out upon a sum iner' evening, and show I hem the'blue skies, written all i ver with words of love, and spangled wills its sparkling gems, anal dis count- up. n the Maker of these, and when their liitle hearts are full, let them kueel and . i S . I Ml U I worship mm, ana iney win go uumc iu 'dream of AntW instead of battles and (lluod. What can' we expect of the rising generation, left a 1'iey are, to be educated by i he unliuly i nfluences around them ? Is not the moral advancement of children of as much cont'lueiice as the intellectual 1 But where i the district, or the community, which manifest as much solicitude to have a lenchcr of high attainments in piety, as ia I '-I I - . .1 lieaPMiij t io nave, one woo, irom me nv.ininh of actual experience, will delight to j be ''telling of a Savioi'a love from day to f Ja v ?" Do we exneet when all the arrav of : ' 1 education, and of surtounding influences go tostifla the voice of conscience, and to fan up the unholy passions of ambition and en vy in:o a tiarne, that a revival will come by. in J by, and transform our children into in telligent, consistent christians? Th may become pious, but they will be dwarfs in religion. The truth is every dwelling must ' he converted into a school-house, and every irent into a teacher, before the golden age (of education hall commence. I know this jvvill be impracticable, as long as the great ob ject of life is, to hoard op money, lo be the rom the Vermont Chronicle's allusions o the anniversary of the Vermont Anti- Slavery Society. I will here venture to offer it as my opinioaihat when the Treas- urers repott of the Vu Ami Slavery Soci ety does appear, it will exceed in amount, during one year, the entire receipts of the Vt. Colonization "Society for the last Jive years, twice told I If the Editci of the Chronicle differs with me in opinion on this point, I will thauk him for'informa tion especially as the doings of Coloni zation among the Green Mountains have been kept tjaite dark for a long lime past. If 1 mistake not, the contribution taken up On the spot, at one meeting, will not fall far short of tRe nn onnt rtceivtd into the treasury of the Vl. Colonization Soci ety (luring one whole year. o. s. m. Gen. Harrison is expected at Washing ton about the middle of February. . We understand three inauguration balls are in contemplation. Why give up tobacco? It is Useless, and poisonous, and filthy.' It is chiefly the pro duct of slave labor the price of blood. fSLOX GAL.USIIA. Two pages, of the last number of the Christian Reflector.are entirely filled with u letter from this highly distinguished minister. From a cursory examination, we express the con iction that this is one of the best, and most usefu! of the author's productions. We exceedingly regret that its great length forbids our giving it to our readers. Extracts will appear in our next number. "ll. can, of Ohio, another ultra-administration I looking craft, which would not have been man, is occupying the time of the House suspected as a slaver, but from the num- to-day. . '-"WV. ' ber of men seen upon her deck. After a r-en, Harrison is expected here the lat-1 short chase the brig came up to her, and ter part of the week, or the first part oflfrom "her appearance the commander o. next, l hey are building an additional the brig was satisfied sne was no slaver, log cabin in Pennsylvania Avenue rath- but concluded that after having taken Vhe er out of time it seems to me ; or as some trouble of giving her a chase they might would say, "a day pfter the fair." ,For as well search her. Un opening tne my part, I wish to see the nation repose, hatches they found the hold crammed alter so fierce a political coflict as we just with negroes from 8 to 12 years old, stark passed through. The public mind needs naked, with their heads shaved. to be devoted to literature, science, morals, The crew of the slaver was inlmedi- and religion, instead of being kept all the ately taken on board the brig, and the time in a political ferment. slaver manned and brought into this port. It is probable that Mr. Granger will be Ihts morning after breakfast, we en- Secretary of the Navy, John Ecll Secreta-1 gaged a boat and went along side the rv ot war, and Mr. Ewmg Post Master slaver, and conversed some time with trie General. Yours. Libertas. Lieutenant in command, on the subject of his vocation. Several of the little sufferers were very ill, and one died last night. They were From England. au placed around tne siaes oi me ve&sei, iCu-ieol'l.wv suits and endlessYeuds between (orui!it;r of I lie same familyas long as men shall toil all day for the body and bow it jwith uwunvjly age, and leave the mind to rut in iu own inanity. Is it in accordance with reason to build school-houses, and hire teachers to instruct in the science of num bers, and the rules uf language, while the soul is out in arms against its Maker, and auamst nniikind, showing its revengeful fpirir from the time the child is able to tor ture the butterfly on the summer flower, till lie becomes a man, -and with curling lip and flishiiig eye, cheers on his chau tton-com railes to the work of wholesale butchery? 1 am hot opposed to schools, but religion and morality mut gu with them, or they will be places only to polish the asassinV sword, or to sharpen. the tonzue of venom. As if by common conent, the bible is almdsiuni verallv banished lrom the school room, or at leao does not enter at all into the studies ofscholirs. Is it true, what some of the mou wise and learned have told, us, that there i more true philosophy, and soul-stir riu:j eloquence, and burning pathos, and en chaining; poetry, in this, than in all other bj ki? Tiien by what.araum.-nl is it ex cluJe.l 7 Other subjects dUiussed by Pbi loin, in some future number. ; Th ofll'ers of the Society are nlmos unauiiTioualy iiaiinor the ayes. The Pres i h'ut, (R-v." H F. Levitt,) 'we ore glad 'o see, h ts recorded his name in-the ne? ative; nnl so have the other ordained r i .i.i i v nxrfc v.ton.it m niMers w.no voi.-a f am y I two J 1 w v.onsrre;iiional licenn tts tMrrs. Joal. Svt ly and J. M. Steirns vo-e.l in the iiirirmative. All the females voted in the nflinna ive. Vt Chronicle. The foregoing paragraph reVttes to the resolution, touching the cause of the min isiry on the tnbject ol Slavery and eman cipfiiion, passt'd at the lae anniversary of the V'im.nt Anti Slavery Society. , Wh en i ty eye first fell upon it, I thought ol following it with some extended, com ments I have concjudedt howevcl, bre ly tocaU auction t0 three things which it cowt iins. ani kite U l0 refleClion of the reader: ; 1 . The sy mpathy Met t is, on this im portant point, betveen the Vermont CArtn icfe aid the President of the Vermont An ti Sfocery Scciety! " 2. AK the ordained Congregational ministers presit voted against the resolu 3. AU the females voted in its favor I will only add that, from persona knowledge, am confident' that three fourths of the Baptist ministers in Ver niont wiil give that resolution a hearty For the T e 1 e g r a ph.. Brother Murray i According to previ ous appointment, Mr. C. C. Burleigh lec tured in the Court House, on the subject of American Slavery, Saturday afternoon and evening of Jan. 23J, to respectable and at tentive audiences. The question, What have the North to do with Slavery ? occu pied the afternoon, and immediate emanci pation with the means to effect it, the eve ning; and on both, the speaker acquitted himself with much honor to himself as an able and eloquent advocate of the cause he plead; and all seemed to say on retiring from the house, " We sever before heard it on this wise." I have no doubt but much good will have been done by the visit of our excellent friend to us. While listening to the self evtdent and soul-stitring truths that were uttered by the speaker, and obemnr that not one o! our five clergymen were present to hear, I was more than half inclined to wish that I h;id voted differently on the resolution which was decided by yeas and nays at the Vt. A. S. Convention, at their session recently held in Brandon. Do our clergy indeed, expect that their refusal to countenance by their presence, public discussions of impor tant subjects, because they do not happen to. follow exactly in the wake of their own opinions, is the better way to secure and continue the support and personal attend ance of the people to their own " weekly dole of edifying strains?" If so, I think they may find themselves mistaken. The people, I tbjnk, will want to know the why and the wherefore, of conduct such as this. have no wish td force my own opinions upon any man, or to compel my religious teacher from that line of conduct he may work out for himself. I love my own liber ty too well for this. But I would like de cision in our religious guides. If slavery is a great national and individual sin, let our ministers say as much ; if it is not, let them say so, and no more. Let them bend a little now and then to their people, if they would" have their people bend a good deal, and always to them. Yours, c. - Rutland Jan. 26, 1841. Remarks. It is ft waiter of rejoicing to m that no aluubie a brother as C. is gptiing his eyes open ed to the occasion tlicru in Tor mch a resolution ns thj one he alludes to, which ha voted against in uur lato annirersar. o. s. M. CONGRESS. The southern papers express great satis faction that Daxiel Webster is to be at - . ...... . . the head of the New Cabinet. Why should they not? Massachusetts Lf.g:slature. Mr, Brad bum, from the committee, has reported that no action be had on the GagXatr, Slacery in Florida, the Sla ve-Trade; the District of Columbia, &c, on the ground lhat the Ijsi Legislature did all that was needed!! Will set's, be satisfied with this disposition of the subject? - Frora the Correspondence ofthe Colored American. United States Representatives' Hall, Y AaHi.NGTo.v, D. G., Jan. 2ath, 1841. y Friend Ray : I have at length had an opportunity of seeing one of the real, old-fashioned commotions in the House of Representatives, occasioned by an aboli tion petition. Mr. Adams presented one tne other day, and the Speaker decided lhat the latter part of it, praying for the non admission of 3laveholling Territories into the Union, was receivable. An ap peal .vas made from this decision, and at lngth a point of order was raised, then anoiher, and another. The t-xcitement became very great, and the confusion still greater; the southern members got to dis puting among themselves, Mr. Adams laughing, and enjoying the scene. The confusion at last became so general, that hII seemed at a loss to know how matters stood, one calling for order here, another there. One member sung out, " You are ?ut of order all round. -This member seemed nearer right than any of them. During the uproar, Mr Adams dfnounced the rule excluding abolition petitions, as unconstitutional and infamous, and deciar edihat he would continue presenting them while he had a vfice in the House. It was a sublime and glorious .spectacle, to see that venerable old statesman thus hur defiance into the very teeth of a laro;e ma jority of the body, in defending the right of netttton. and of bemsr heard. VV hen Jahn Cluincy Adams dies, mankind wil mourn ; for when will his place be filled by a kindred spirit? Who would do what he now does in Congress ? Let us duly priz him while we have him. For one, I felt it to be due fiom me to thank him, in behalf of the friends of liberty, for his admirable course on this occasion. Friend Leavitt of the Emancipator is here, and has succeeded in getting a desk in the House, as a correspondent of that paper. This looks favorable. He had to apply to the Speaker for the place, and he, with the knowledge of the paper which Air. L was going to write, granted him the privilege. And the Speaker is a Vir giniari a southern man. There was some "tall" speaking in the Senate last week. The speakers were Messrs. Webster, Calhoun.Benton, Wright, Buchanan, Crittenden, and several others. The subject was the pre-emption bill, which has now been under discussion sev eral weeks. Mr Webster made one of his mightiest efforts and showed that he was a giant indeed. Calhoun, also, put forth his whole strength. On Saturday, "the Northern ox and the Southern bull," (as John Homes characterised these two individuals.) had a regular b.itle as they had formerly on the nulification questiou. Webster, who is generally quite plain in his style, gave several masterly touches of oratory on the occasion, one of which drew plaudits from The gallery, which was a violation of the rules of the Senate, and carne very near causing the gallery to be cleared. When Congress meet before noon, I GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. do for correcting and improving our lan guage, and laving' the foundation of its national chaTacter--a language destined to be used by half the inhabitants of the globe. Whatever remains to be done, fellow citizens, depends on you and yojic children. .... If publishers of newspapers will aid jnf giving circulation to this notice, they wil very much oblige me and probably some: of their readers. N. Webster. WEEKLY RECEIPTS, D. H. Kent, .Westport, N. Y. E. W. Goff, Richford, L. Winlow, Pas?umpsic, D. G. Church, Bolton, N. Y. N, Meriam, Baldwiuville, Ms. J. Sherman, Fairfield, K. P. Barry, Saxton's River, J. Turner, S. Orange, Ms. C. Aldrich, Brandon, P. Dwinel, Marshfield, S. Stewart, HuntingtorJr 3 00 1 00 2 00 2 0:) 1 CO 5 00 " I' . ... . a 1 f HWar . The steamship Columbia arrived at and as we approached they grinned anJ A Firmaa' Boston on the 2lst inst. in 15 1-2 days vavea their hands at us, apparency qune Wm.. Bliss. E. Calais. rom Liverpool, bringing London papers nappy and pleased wun caving imm no- E. Edwards, Bristol.. o the evening ofthe 4th, with Liverpool erty on deck. L do not rearret that V loo:c tne trouoie to see them, but I never desire to see another such horrible sight. The cargo belongs to a Spaniard in Porto Rico, whose loss will be $60,000. The trig dates to the 5th, and Paris to the 2d. CHINA, 3 The news from China is of the ut most importance, if there is any truth in it We apprehend, however, that it will turn outto be a mistake, growing out of the has just fired a salute, which has been taking of Chusan. It is against all nrob- answered from the fort, and she is Jep in ability that the British could have taken j ing for Porto Rico, whence the slaver Pekm, and the news first reach England will he sent to Havana, wnere l suppose thrmi oh Russia- these unfortunate creatures will be an . , . The London Spectator of Jan. 2nd. con- prenticed lo Spanish masters. tains the following article, comprising all N. Rider, Jr. D. E. Parmelee, 4 1 2 2 o 2 2 1 2 00 00 84 00 00 00 00 00 00 oc the information received at London Still Later from China.- The British: actually in Pekin ! Re ports that the British expedition against China had taken Pekiti, the capital of the Celestial Empire, were current in London NOTICES. Brandou Anti-Slavery Society. The annual meeting of this Society, for the choice) of Officers and other business, at therdate of our last publication. They will be held at the North School-house, were founded on letters received from St Petersburg, via Holland ; and but little ttention was paid to them. They have, however, been this week repeated, with increased confidence. The Manchester Guardian gives the following, dated St Petersburg, 1 1th December, addressed to "an eminent house" at Manchester, and received on Tuesday. (in the village.) on Monday evening, the 15th mst.,at 6 o'clock, P. al. It is hoped our friends will be present. Dr.J. W.Hale, President. D. S. Murray, Sec'y. II A H 7 I E D , In Brattleboro,' Jan. 27ih ult. by Rev. A. Brown, Mr. Henry Greene to Miss Almira Joy, both of Leominster, Ms. Also by the same, Feb. 1st, Mr. Artema Richardson to Miss Lovina Bemis, both ot Marlboro, N. H. In this town, on the 25th ult., by Rev. C. A. Thomas, P. G. Cramer to Miss Mary Morehouse. Meeting of tne General Convention. The Btpiist General Convention for Foreign Missions wi'l hold their tenth At the beginning of this week, a Tar- triennial meeting in the meeting-house of 11. T 7- I. .? .1 ll m T . 1 l r I . . (fY tar arnvea nere irom ivtacntvi, wun tne tne ist t3:ipust vnurcn in ouiumore. ia- news that the English had taken the cap- ryland, on the last Vvednesd.iy (2oth) in ital of China, after having bombarded it, April next, at 10 oclocif, A. M. The and destroyed all the forts near the river. Rev. Richard Fuller, of Beaufort, S. C, The Emperor, the Son of the Sun, had is appointed to preach the sermon; the fled with all his Mandarins. The conse- ttev. S. W. Lvnd, ot Cincinnati, Uhio, to quence of this event wilf be a good treaty b his alternate which will completely change The com- , Baptist Missionary Kooms, mercial dealings with that empire." 1 January 15, 1841 Kiachta is geographically the nearest, AccoriiintT to the 1st article of the and moreover the. most convenient point By-Laws ofthe Convention, as amended from w.hich news mignt be expected over- at lhe triennial meeting of 1838, such in lanu. u a a iiumiu lu " rii vidua s and re ioious Dot es as were. there are statiCned custom-house offi ters. then represented, are entitled to seats in oninese as wen rxua&.au, iu cc iu me .he next Convention. br the contribution regulation and payment of duties on the 0f ftlOO annually, or the payment of 8300 . I U Ma part ot the respective Uovern mania. at one or more payments, to its funds for tv,fVT tx-.d vnr iKof each seat or representation; but individ- Mvrn ; inlPnt nnnn interna- TeVlS. or rllgiOUb uouie, Ul Uie Duniisi ue ti . r im. u i nominauon, noi ueieioiuie inemoers oi DIED, At Starlcsboro,' Dec. 11, 1840, of Con sumption, Allen McAuly, son of Charles and Rachel McAuly, in the 26th year of his age. - He had been a member ofthe Methodist church for a cumber cf years, and bore a long and distressing sickness, of 18 months, with uncommon fortitude and christian pa tience. He died in The triumphs of faiili, and his hope of a blessed immortality, strengthened and cheered him as he enter ed the darkvallev. " Com. Editors in N. Y. and Mich.; are request ed to notice. In this town, cn the 5th inst., of scarlet fever, Rinaldo, only son of "Hale Cheuey, aged 3 years. Boston Wholesale Prices Current. From To 1 50 1 79" - & 5i 5 75 G Ot) 6 50 & 62 1 73 2 25 2 00 2 50 10 50 9 00 - 6 73 7 00 37 40 23 29 S3 70 The Great Western N. Y. Anti-Slavery Convention was held at Le Roy on lhe 6-h instant. The Le Roy Gazette says that lhe third party, or no tiiird party, was the bone of conieniionv and lhat the political abolhionists were outnumbered. , A contribution wa$ taken up, amount to 941.Q5. The TreasnrerY Report e have not seen. Vt. Chronicle. - The foregoing is another paragraph Extract from the Louis cille Public A deer User. Facts indicate that, if the operations of abolitionists are to terminate the existence of the confederacy, the, beginning of the end has come. When we see the Em- pile State electing abolition governors, ieiiteiiant governors and congressmen. and passing l.nvs to render the rcoverv ot fugitive slaves impracticable, thus nul- ifvingthe constitution and laws of the linked Suites when we see the democ racy of Pennsylvania ovenhroA-n by the abolition oower when Vermont opentv joins the agitators in the capacity of i sovereign state-r-when the (broad seal) i governor of revv Jefsey, openly justifies toreign interference wuhsla very in these states, responds affirmatively to the senti ments of the World's Convention lately held in England, and, us the wrhig gover nor of a slate declare in favor of "imme diate and unconditional ' liberty to the slave''. -when Ohio elects an "abolition governor, and discards one-half of the former members of her eeueral osspmh.v. because they voted for a law lo aid Ken tuckiansand Viiginians iu the recovery of fu gi live slaves when, in a word, wbiggtry is controld by abolitionism in all the free States, except two, it is time for slaveholders to be farmed, will let you know it. But is it not beauti- f.l .l: I. . i. . the friends 6f fredom in Massachu- l" imVK.Vl:T 51111 .cot?l,nue ?. meet so taie f ana tnis, too, wnen tney nave only about five weeks more to meet at alt, and so much business on hand? And then these long speeches. O. these boring speakers f I do not mean the lions and giants,) these men that try to be lions and gianis, but cant succeed : why don't they desist, when they see nobody is listening to what they say? Why will they thus waste the time of Congress. The Amisiad case has been postponed till'the 16th of February. I have been informed by Mr, Briggs, a member of the House, who attended a temperance meet ing in Baltimore, on ,Thursday evening last, that the temperance society, formed some time since, by half a dozen hard drinkers, in a grog-shop, contains at pres ent a thousand members, all of them.Tike the original half dozen, having been hard d i inkers. There is also a Young Men's Temperance Society there, consisting- of about thirty members, whose object is", to induce as many as possible to join the var ious temperance societies. About 8000 Sunday school children in this city are pledged to temperance. The Catholics in this city are holding a weekly temperance meeting on Sunday evenings. They vary. the place weekly; holding it in one church one Sunday evening, and in another, the next. A general temperance meeting is to be held here on Wednesday evening of the present week. There is a new lion roaring in the Sen ate to-day Mr. Allen of Ohio. He is a man of much thought, and of great energy, and holds the attention of a full audience. There are defects in his 'manner of speak inir: he is too loud, and too violent in gesticulation, of which he lias a superabun dance : still he is worthy hearing for the mitter of his rtfmarks. He is an ultra administration man. The noted Dr. Dun- Texas, promising to old settlers, a guaran tee for their lives trial by jury own Legislature, &c, on condition that they make Texas a subservient slate to Mexico. Indefaultofwhich.it is to be invaded, with no withdrawal of troops, until The country is conquered. Ge-n. Arista of the Mexican army, has at his command; three millions of dollars, with which to carry on the war, with a part of which he intends to purchase a steamship, the balance to support a campaign. Tex as will undoubtedly be aided by our1 Southern nabobs, so great is their identity I of circumstances, interest and character. J Were it not, it appears to us, that Mexico j is sufficiently strong, easily to conquer that band oivillians. War between Spain and Portu gal. War is threatened between these two nations. The ground of the quarrel appears to be, the non-fulfilment on the part of Portugal, of a certain treaty. Spain it is said, has been rather to precipitate in her movements, and has other objects in view besides to force Portugal to a fulfil ment of the treaty, and has declared that if the treaty is not complied with in 25 days from the 10th of December las', 50, 000 troops will immediately enter Portu gal. Portugal has rejected it, and is pre paring for defencei Both nations have called upon England. Spain for a sanc tion of her course, and Portugal desiring England to interfere againsi the aggress the Convention, will become entitled to a their edl or rprcsetiuuioit a. iue iie.vi uieeuug on the payment eacn oi iuu The Board of Commissioners for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind, in the State of VTermont, will con vene at the Pavilion House in Monipei ier, on Thursday the 18th day of Februa ry, 1841, for the purpose of designating beneficiaries who are to receive aid fiom the State; and for the transaction of any other business within the legal duties ol the Board. County Clerks and the civil authority of towns are referred to Article 9tb, Chap ter 19th, ofthe Revised Statute?, touching their respective duties on this subject. January 4, loll. Leomrd- S irg John Colby. Commissioners Henry Stow 104 1. irgeant, Ael, ) TO THE CITIZENS OFTHE UNITED STATES. In a few weeks will be published anew edition of thj American Dictionary of the English Language, in large Octavo, ele- rantly printed, with an addition to the vocabulary of the Q.uarto, of eight or ten thousand words; the whole number being at least eighty thousand. This number exceeds that in Todd's Johnson, by more than twenty thousand; lhat in Richard son's Q.uarto, by thirty-four thousand; that in Walker's and Jameson's Uclaro, Corrected weekly froai the N. E. Farmer. Apples, YViOTer, - - - barrel Au.n, American, lb. Ashes, Pearl, per 100 lbs. Pot, do. do. do. Beans, white, Foreign, tmsheV, " Domestic, ' Beef, mess, barrel, No. 1. prime, " Beeswax, white, lb yelSow, " Bristles, An.erican, lb Vermont Literary and Scientific Institution. THE Second Quarter of this Institution' will commence o.i the 22d of February, under the joint superintendence of Messrs. O. ROCKWELL & C. C. BISBEE. The Trustees take pleasure in announcing thai the services of Miss Elenora Shaw, of .Albany, N. Y., have been secured as Principal of the Female Department, and that from the reputed scholarship of this ladv, they entertain confident hopes that lhe department will ha ably coa lucieJ. They would also announce that improve ments have been made in the building; and that a room has been devoted to Music, and furnished wiih a Piano for the use of pupils, ?o that hereafter systematic instruction will be given in this useful and ornamental branch. Terms of Tuition per Quarter. Tuition for children under9 y'rsof ace, $3,00 " Common English branCiU'-, 3,2 " Higher do. 4,25 " Classics, 5.00 '' French, (extra,)- 3,';0 " MusicInstrumeutal.) (ex tra,) ' 8,00 " Music. (Vocal,) (extra,) 1.00 " Drawing & Painting, " 3,00 t: Penmanship, " N. B. No incidental charges will be made. " I. F. Me hp. i a 'M, Secretary. Brandon. Feb, I, 1:641. 20:3 kv ton. inow these nations, may go to war, though close lo eaoh other; their interests may be too small, and their Christian in fluence too weak to restrain them. Still, we shall be surprisei, if the interference of Englaod or France, or both, does not prevent their fighting. The Tract System. In Ohio the abolitionists have adopted a Tract System which is working wonders. They have raised a fund by getting a number of friends to subscribe 8100 50 cts. or 25 cts. each per month. This enables them to is sue from 1000 to 2000 tracts each month for gratuitous distribution. The advan tages of this plan are easily perceived, and ought to be put in operation in New tt'tmpsnire at once. Maine has, we per ceive, taken it up, and other States will follow.- Shall we be the next to start it? What say, you, friends! Ab. Standard. r ? CAPTURE OP A SLAVER,. We have been favored with the sub joined extract from a letter to a rentleman of this city, dated St. Croix, ; Dec 30. IS X. Spec. . 1 Deneld tnts morning, in comoanv i . . O " ... mi with several gentlemen, one of the most norrioie stoats mv eyes ever encounterea An English briff of war which cruises in the vicinity of Porto icof while running from St. Thomas to this island, observed at a considerable distance a small, dirty it i k c( u (( (I ll and others of that size, by thirty five thou sand. This edition contains also other valuable improvements upon the Quarto, which is acknowledged in England, as well as in this country, to be the best Eng lish Dictionary extant. ' i shall offer to my fellow citizens, this work, not perfect indeed, for no man can make a perfect dictionary of our copious lanuae; but as one that approximates to a coniDlete work of the kind. In this work are corrected errors whicn aisngure the best writings m the language, tne common version ofthe scriptures, the lan guage of some of our laws, and that ot our periodicals and newspapers errors which are daily read or taught in our schools. . I shall present this work to you in full confidence that in the development of the primary firinciples o manner in which languages have. betn formed; it is the only vvork yet published, which furnishes a theory which isjsub siantiallv correct. The abridgments of this work and alf my other publications, my History of the United States, mv Grammar, mv Manu al of UstfvX Studies, my Elementary Spelling Spook, and the supplement to it, or Teacher, are or will soon be made con formable in orthography to this large dictionary. I hive now finished what I am able to FJLOl)U FOR SALE. THE subscriber ha3 a q-inntity of superfina FLOUR for sale. Wil. POMEKOY. Hraudon, Jan, 5, 1341 1621 Townshend Academy. nj1 HE' Spring Term of this Institution will commence on the first Wednes day of March next. The Trustees are gratified in being aide to announce to the public, that thev have engaged lhe Rev. William D. Upiiam. to take eharge of, the Institution os Principal for the next' quarter, with such Assistants as he may need. Mr. Upham's great experience and high character us an instructor, authorises a full and perfect confidence that he will discharge the high trust reposed in him by the Trustees, to the entire satisfaction of ali concerned. Board reasonable. Terms of Tuition for lhe languages 61 50 The higher branches of English, 3 50 Commou, 3 00 J. Roeerts, Secretary. Townshend, Feb. 5ih 1841. Bank of Poultney. HHHE subscribers to the Capital Stock. of the Bank of P.mliuey, are notified' that a meeting will be held at the Inn of H. G. Neal. in said Poultry, cn the 23d inst., at 9 o'clock A. M., for the purpose of electing five Directors of said Bank AMOS BLISS, JOEL BE AM AN, WM. P. JNTOYES, HENRY STANLV, B. ELLIS. M. CLARIv, . A.W.HYDE. Poultney, Feb. 4, 1841. o 3 3 S