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fXT"In Democratic Whts ';<-nT?i Com?
mittee, iu-t 2. ? o./. Hint I i.
>Vb-f ?eetoranl tin Csyaod Cutsntrvf !*ew York. here.
?uMir<1 la aa-rmble ?! imm reaped ?? \?'?" M'-odaj
toning, ihe UU> io?UuitjU 8 o'cJ?? k. Km Un ;? r> ?d ?:>"
Bmt nvr ivrwi,;. 1? represent tb*m in ? OKlutJ '.onvention. ti
eeec- ,,..,to-m la>legata?n>u>e Cityeod Cuo?ty toibe Muf
Hvr&lerd. J hol 'S C?nntj l>mventinn be reaoerted :.
mit lin ?l '. 'l? Evening the it!! instant, 5 u cluck. Ml tn
Bf.. ,l-.ay l|..u.e. ,
'i he i if" designated n? toe p tcei '?? mealing tor um
"V.'/'iVW. Thrwdier* Bm?d.street Hotel.
2r| ?? Jon?*'? Second Ward oteL
8.1 *" .Nor'!. Kiver l.'.-ti-e. Uoute,
?th " Plukspeara Huui,
ith " Manna Howe,
f'ti " NntMJial IIm:|.
7th '* a:-'i,.' ?? m Ward Comm.tree ({"trnauj.
8>h M Howard U.ru-e.
i>h " Kentucky Hall.
JJth " A' men p aoc as Ward Comnvttec uesignila.
Ilih " Manhattan Hall;
12ih M At such pNca "? Ward Committeedesignate.
13th " Coruer ?I Chntnoaod C rund ?Ittels.
J4fh " Broadway II.??.
Jitb " CnosUtulmii Un
Iryh " "th Aienueami iS-h-street.
Uth " Henry i lai House.
Br order N. BUvVUITCH BLCXT, Chairman.
Joaaru P. PlBsaoN I -wn-r-m?
3. IL Hobakt IIa Mrs. 5 Secretanes' jyll
The Slantterci* of Henry Clay.
The Albam/ Arnim takes '.he lead in tlie work
of defaming and traducing Mknkv Clav. That
paper ardently supported in 1824 Wm. II. Chaw,
joru, who had killed a mnn in a duel, and in
182S and lb32 Andrew Jackson, who h*H killed,
with great coolness and ferocity, after his oppo
neoi's fire had been drawn, a Mr. Dickerson in h
duel growing out of u quarrel fit a horse-race, and
who had been engaged in a savage pistol-fight
with Col. Benton without even the decorum of a
duel. .Mr. Clay bus twice been engaged in duel?.
?the lard twenty years ago, und each with men
who had heaped upon hint the most unprovoked
and galling insulin und indignities. We think h<
was very wrong in this?just as the man is wrong
who, on the impulse of the moment, knocks down
any one who has spit in his face?ho himsell
thinks so and bus said so. He declared in an
Address to his Constituents, in 1625, in reference
to tho Card he had issued denouncing the un?
known author of the ' Bargain ' slander,
"I feit that I could no longer remain silent, A
criais appeared to me to ha*c aris--ti in my public
lit'-. I issued my card, I ought noi to liave put in
it the ia?t paragraph, because, although it does rue
necea.sarilv iinpU the resort to n personal combat,
it admits of that construction s nor will I conceal
t'nat such a possible issue i*ns within my contem?
plation. I o?e it to tie- community to say, that what
ever heretofore I tnav have done, or, by inevitable
circuniH'anccs, niicht he forced lo do, no man in it
holds in deeper abhorrence than I do, the pemiciout
practice. Condemned hm it must tie in thejudc
ment and philosophy, to say nothing of the religion,
of every thinking man. ii is un affair of feeling about
which we cannot, although we should, reason. It
true corrective will be found when all shall unite,
as all ought to unite, in its unqualified proscription."
Acting on thi* principle, Mr. Clay in I-f 3r
supported nnd voted for the law severely punisl .
ing duels in the District ol Columbia. On th.-.t
occasion he said,
"Vornan would be happier than he to f^c the
whole barharouti system forever eradicated. It wa
?gelt known, ihai in certain quarters of the country,
public opi don was averse irom dueling, und no
man cou d fly in ihe t. ce of thai public opinion,
wilhoul having In- reputation eaciificed; but there
wen- other portions at;ain which rxacted ubedienci
to the taial custom. The man with a high s-ns.. ol
honor, and nn e Sensibility*, when the "question i
whether he ehall fighl "r have the finger of scorn
pointed at him, is Unable to resist, and I, w, \er,
few, ore found willing lo ?dopt sn. h nn alternative.
When public opinion shall be renovated, and clina
tenud hv reason, religion and humntiity, the proc
tice of dueiine will at onci he discountenanced. It
is the office ol legislation to do ?II ii ran to brine
about thai healthful unte of the public mind, und
although it may Dot altogether effect no desirable a
result, \rl he liad no doubt it Would do much Ic
wardw it, and with these views be would give hit
vote for the bill."
And now look at the trrtn? in which the A!
bany Argus hobitunlly speaks of Henry Clay.?
The following resolution of j, Rensselaervilli
meeting, which wo clip Irom it' columns, is h
faithful n flection of the habitual < xhibition of it>
Editorial art icles :
"Hffolrrd. Tlint ? ith feelinj, nl pr:,l-nnH pleam-e.weCOtl
tra?t tl" private. Malted, moral and lehgtoin characlet ??!
JaMBs K Pot k wan uni of ItgNav <'. o n man ?Ito fni i
bu youth ha? been addicted tu neailj Um? whole catahigoeoj
vvceu?a prolaneswearer, a eamhlet a .1 a iiu-1,1?a man whi
now, at die adv meed ni' ol nearly To >earn,:??iiK hel-l by ihe
evil uuihoitunu! bat couutiy uodei hoods lot th? nuunteoancc
uf the p0u??."
?Such are the charges ngninst Henry Clav?
and they are infamously false. Mr. Clav is not
more a profane swearer, lhan James K. Po!k,
1 hough he doubtless, like most men not professors
of religion, haa at, some time or other u.-ed h.-\rs!i
words which were a gteat deal bett. r unsaid.?
We know that Washington did so, quite as much
as Mr. Clay ever did ; yet Washington was not a
profdwie swearer. How many tuen among us, if
they wefe dogged through all their lives by eves,
droppera and spies, could not be accused of some
such error as this I We ask every tu m to mA.
the case his own, and judge hont he would liki
to have his lowest whisper of indignation at sone
utrocious Villauv (like l'olk's w!u 11 tie turnt d 1 .
iairly chosen Whig Members from Missist
out of their seals by his ca-ding vote.' trumpeted
to the world as an evidence that he wua a habit
fls.1 swearer ? There is a baseness in catching
up such a murmur of indignation and trumpeting
it through the Union which an honorable m.a:
must loathe and abhor, and which the Albam
Argus, in its better days, would have scorned L
A'scend to.
Then as to the charge of gambling?it is a lie,
a trhauiclul lie. The negro on whom Gen. Me.
CnJIa rrdted to substantiate it has plumplv contra
vlicted him. It seems he said he had been " bu\.
ing a pack of cards lor Massa Clay," but there
are several ' .Massa Clays' about Lexington, am
this could not have been Henry Clay, as he has
not knowingly permitted a pack of cards to enter
hia house lor many years. Vet it is true that Mr
Clay has often, when traveling or detained from
home, played tvht.st with n party of friends?ami
eoi -times, when jt has been insisted by others
th-?t some trifle should be bet on the result of the
a?? c. he has not stubbornly resisted :t. But hi
b - no niotv playct. for money than the matt who
plays in his family circle, with beans for count?
ers, plays for beans. We have the testimony of
men whose integrity was never questioned that
iMr. Clay has been uniformly averse to bettint;
ever a trifle, and has always discouraged it
Th> he ha? done in conformity with a reaolutioi
ad< 'ted by him more thnti twenty years ago, hav
iv viously bees seduced into the habit thei
p: .? -it in the West and in Washington.
- l'neu the duelist accusation?with what
jjra< : does this come from thi Locos of Rens?
leervilie, who have always stood up for Jacksoi
with all their might I And with what decency
?Jo they allude to Mr Cliv's being put und.
bonds in Washington t ? prevsnt his accepting ?
challenge from Senator King of Alabama ' -Mr
JLiug insulted Mr. Clay grossly, aid Mr. Clat
ietorted with great spirit. It was fere.: Iv:^
jtool'-' challenge him, to prevent which they wm
_i ? i?it77-1?"SSSSS_ '
. pot u-.J-r k- f;ds. 1? this a fair ground of
objection to Mr. Clay 1
\? in "the moral and religions, character of
J ;r::rs K. Polk-,* it is in no respect better than
>lr. < '1 iv's. We do not wis.h to er-sail it, because
? nr objection is to his Political principles _nd not
11 his private ch lrac.ur. Bi:t this hroggin? or.
: tde religion lie never had, from those by whom
Mr. Freiinghuysen is fiercely *ssa;.lcd f.rhis re?
ligious fa th. is not the righ'. thing.
?The ? Mor;;.r Cilley' shall be ettcnccc to in
out next.
The Great Whig Itally In Michigan.
The State Convention of Mich w.aa held at
Marshall on the 5;h. The Detroit Daily Adver?
tiser of the 6th says,
" We have but a few words from Marshall,
but.they are ol the most cheering description,
i he peopl? came like an ara!an"n?. It was *d
. rnitted nn all hands to be 'he largest Convention
ev?T beid iu Michigan. Tne number was reti.
placed it lower mau feil thocsasd? The single
!)? leentii u from Kalamazoo, was one .?3ILE IN
?? Hon. Francis Grange*,-Jams* S^TnAven,
md Cen. Amos P. Granger, ail of New-York,
made speeches. Hon. John Biodle was nomin?
ated 'or Eiecmr at large, t::,d Dahiis Comstock,
,' of Lenawee, for the let District.
From Loniaiima.
Our advices Irom New-Orleans are to the morn?
ing alter the Election. The Whigs have done
fir better there than we expected, though they
have been swindled out of a complete triumph by
Loco-Foco anarchy. It being known that the
i Whig Judges would object, of cnur-e, to 'he voters
rauduiently naturalized by Judac Elliott, for
I which he was impeached and on irresistible proof
removed from office by the Legislature, the Loco
j Foeoa resolved that the good toter? thould tits*
: he li'prir.til of their Siiffragfs.' How it re
suited will be scpn by the following from the AW
Orleans Hre of the id :
A Farce?A Broad Farce.
One of those exhibitions, c?.litd elsewhere
! elections, took place in this citv yesterday, which
; would afford Joori (or mirth, did not the rights ,,?
the people, sacrificed ignominiousiv, invoke a
more serious consideration ol it. To the enemies
of free government, the scenes which transpired at
several of the polls, turnish comfort and cause of
exultation, but to a fr.end of liberal institu?
tions, and one devoted to the Constitution and
the laws, they were tokens of an abatement ;ri
the patriotism, not to say courage, of American
citizens, the most melancholy tiiit could be pre.
sented. The rights of legal voters?acknow.
. lodged and known to he such by the judges o"
i i ctions ab well as the whole community?were
I trampled upon and spurned with an indifiercnci
i and safety utterly amazing.
The Whig judges of the elections, without ex.
I ception, determined to reject the votes predicate d
j upon the fraudulent naturalization tickets issued
j by Judge Elliott, who was impeached and turn
? cd out of office for his corruption in making them,
i Because these foreigners were rctuscu a vote for
! good causis. the Loco Koco Judgea in several o'
the Whig Wards closed the polls, or absolutely j
! refused to permit old citizens, known to the whole !
community as legal voters, and admitted by the
I Judges themselves to be so, to exercise the privi
I lege of freemen.
In the Second Ward of the First Municipality
not one vote was taken. Cue ol the oldest and
i most respectable citizens of New Orleans present
I ed himself to the judges, and his vote was refused
j by the Loco-Foco Judges, on the ground that tht
j Whig judge intended o> r,ject tne fraudulent Et?
I liott certificates?this, too, before a tingle Kli.i
I orr vu'er presented kimtelf. He anticipated the
probability of an Elliott voter being rejected,
nid upon that pretence allowed no vom to h<
receiv d. In the First Ward, First Municipality,
which ought to have polled over -I'li) votes, bui
117 votes v.erc taken. Of these the Whigs re.
ceived about 35 majority, II.id die whole poll
been taken, we should h ,vc had over 100 majori
ty. In the Third W ard. Second Municipality,
but eleven votes were taken, when Irom four to
five hundred should have been polled, &c.
Bui epart from the disfranchising ol the citi?
zens of those and other Wards, during Ihe voting,
the must outrageous delays were caused by unite
ccssary wrangling, of such a character, for in.
stance, as the stopping of the polls of the Third
Ward, 2d Municipality, until a voter could go
home and get his naturalization papers?which
might have taken hint the whole day. We have
seen Native-born Citizen? sent away from the
polls to get their tax-receipts out, but tievi rhavc
we witnessed a poll closed for one of our own
j (h oplc or us long as it might suit him lo he ab?
It is too lute at night to dwell upon the numer.
I ous instances of trifling with the people, through
the day. Insults und wrongs, which they bore
with astonis ling forbearance?with such patience
indeed ns to be remarked upon by strangers as
quite too exemplary, and which we would not hi
surprised to sec entirt ly exhausted wht never the
'ike practices are attempted again.
Hut tor these miserable artifices and positive
outrages, tho Whigs would have obtained a
triumph such as would rejoice the heart ol
? very good Whig throughout the Union. Ai>
it is, we have fleeted nearly the whole of both
of our tickets?hii achievement which may be
considered u great victory, under the circum?
stances. As indicative of the vote at the Presi?
dential election, it ptcsages a complete and glo.
rioua triumph of Henry Clay. Our friends in
other Stutes will doubt the fidelity ol Louisiana
no longer. She will be found1 steadfast when
most needed, and will swell the lide of victory as
it rolls in sublimity over the Union.
\ oTt tur CoM'kntio*?Senatorial Delegate.
Muuirn alilr l. II. 111. Total.
Mariin B la ehe. Whig.SIT oa." 19a luTl
?J. K. Grrrnes, l.n. a-y 4u 'iii lilt
?Vina. Representative hrmales: Loco.
?C. Kwehiu.VSH ' Hanta rd Marigai.1.136
?W r. C riatborne, ..l i-au *t;. i.u-ti..t.ias
*.\. .Mnzurenu.1,199 "Pieire Siuie.1,11*1
?l harte? M. i'oiuad.1.143 ?H. K Uenai.1.1.4
? j. i u IbertaoQ.1,1.-1 j l'.aurhe.I.U5S
?J P. Henjamin.I.Ul Cwl-alarre,.i.Ofl
Kaialall liyiiL.IJOBS .N. joonian.l.i*
S. j IVier?.I.Ul VV.Boeart. S?M
Alex. G. UttlliU.l.W? M. tannon. S33
WdhamCfcnur. iW J. U. Laras. Sii
* Fleeted?Su Whir?. rive Loco*, iocludiac Senatorial.
W iho. Afiraukrr*of ike Legislature* Loco, i
?F. tiardere.l.l'T *K. 6. Foaleneaa.l.lTj !
?J l-?\et.ne.l.ITi) 'CharlesGay nne.I.IUI j
?A. 1'ihe.l.tb"? *C F. Ikiunoy.1.0V1
?\| Ciuzat.1.150 F. l>u'r ve.1.061
?Ii F. liuithe .1.113 C Ram.- .1.0?;
*A. l>. Cr-wman.l.lltt C K J-hnsna.IaKS
?L. Iravjgnaud.I.'* J. Winthrop.l.i?l
I*. W. Fa trat.l.tW A. W'? ker. 98
H. Uithr. p.I.P4T .?> I..H-ke . r:->
IV. H. Aver? .MOS V\ . J. N asnn. 971)
? Eierte?!?Seren Wh igt, tArrr Lt>en?.
In the Second Municipality, B. G. Thidoi
DBA?x, Whig, has 131 majority for C ngresa,
over Alcce Labratiche, present Loco Member,?
same as la>t year.
Lafayette City, opposite New-Orleans, gives
150 Loco majority.?About as usual. We have
no farther rclurna.
Maryland.?The Whig Electoral Ticket of
this State consists of
-?Vna-1 VVjt. l.t*o?s RtrnirR. of Montgomery Cooatjr.
o""l,*r.*MICS H .KicAi-o. o' KeotCoonir
.?';}? ' a"**1 f", ALuasruR. of AnoaAruodal
IL "ilu.a 1'ru it. r.1 A leghany.
.. * i'akli* K. STtw,RT.,i HowardIa?ncL
JV AvOOaTVa VV KKaDroBO, ot Baltimore,
V. Husky t W rioht. o! Uueen Adim ..
? 1. i-Aaiki. iUasLtTus. Ji. ui Xaltsjt.
IT They had a Joint Meeting for the discus
sion of Political questions at Hamburg. Erie Co.
ist Saturday, whereat Messrs. Collu r, Haven I
?.:..! MfLLETT Spoko for an hour each, Messrs. W.
L. G. Smith, and two others speaking alternate
?toura on the other side. A Nr^e concourse at.
tended. Why cannot such meetings become
general ? Let us go in for them all round 7?\
i -o re was no shadow of d.sorder, but the mos:
profound attention.
J^,'Sam. Stajucweathek, Esq. an old cam
? (tner, made an exci lhnt speech on Tuesday
ve:i;tig before the Tenth Ward Ashland Asso
ciaooa?J ihn D. Van de water, President. Rtght!
Let us have all the viciora of 1840 in the field!
Ii'he Ashland Association, we hear, is going
ahead with great spirit.
Theodore Frrllnchn}?n. I
Ii unwilled thing that if the Whig? can bei
lied out of the coming: Election they will be.
There are no bounds to the falsehood and per.
tonal detraction habitually indulged in by our
adversaries. If wc have a cancidate who is not
a profess r of rtiicion. he is assailed on thr.t
eroand; if another who :* a professor, be is as
?iled still more fiercely. Mr Frelmghuyscn ap.
Dt-ars even more obnoxious to Loco Foco de:a
; .nation than Mr. Clay. We have now before us
the ? Democratic Rally,1 the Loco-Foco campaign
paper for Kentucky, issued at Frankfort, which
eevotes nearly two columns to abuse of the Fir;
tan settlers of New-En/land with the intent ol
exciting prejudice against Mr. Frelinghuysen.
rhis is followed by an article entitled 4 Who is
Theodore Frelinghuysen V in which he is falsely
accused of making a report counter to Richard
\l Johnson's on lhe.Su.;Gav Mail qucsti'm. The
article proceeds?
?? Faithful 10 die ?nme ?nmn hin?. Mr.: rcjinjiiuricn ha
h>~:i :n : e CltJ of New Y.,rk the kradlos acit.iior in that in
tolerant eruaade asaruat Iba wreutoeta, jtrowins oat ..t re?
biguUy. which n?* now anonied the lonr ? ?: a ;? ?
l>nr;i ui.der the name ?I " The Jtutret .imericnn farm "
Mr Fr?iinghurwn ha* done more to MMer and lomem ll it
rpirit whien Im- fr.?lu<-^<l UM ?ten'ltul con?e.j':ene? thai late
..? i^cnrreil in Phi ladet ;>hia. than mo nther man m Ilia tialmu.
?e 1:1 n ??..-.'. Ihr head uf t.Ur Jfatit .inenran PtTtV.
At the PresMlenl of" the '.mcrron Itir.le Society, and tne
'f 'nur: ..j' -.'it lectariam in New-York, he hai itruaxled with a
;?? l narav am? abii'itty ?urtiiy of the baft .lay. ..t the ukl
- ntch Covenanter*, t.< to re a sectaron tratwlation >>f t;.?
II ;>?-M.nyti.re?. aaapait "I the ?)?'ein ul education, upon
the ? omrnon sjchoob in thai city, ailed, a.- thry are, withi ihe
crnldreo of panon? boldinicdulereni opinion* in religion from
Now we do mrjit solemnly affirm that, while we
have been hotly engaged in the 'Native' contro.
versv from the surt, living in this City, readiug
-ill the publications on both Bides, und mingling
freely with all the parlies engaged in the sir:fe,
we nerer heard Mr. Freiing hvysen's name con.
netted with the Xatite American cause until
-incc he hau b'.en nominated fur Vice President.
We know he has never been an ? agitator'in arn
'crusade against foreigners,'has not even attend,
cd a Native meeting, and has never, whi-e among
ns, belonged to any other party than the Whig
:mrty. He is no more the head of the Native
party thati Polk or Dallas is.
The attack on the American Bible Society is
equally unfounded?equally atrocious. Mr. Fre.
linghuysen, though a member and an active cd
vocatc of the American Bible Society, is nr.t its
President?ami, if he were, what then ? We
have come to a pretty piss if that is to exclude
a nnn from office.?Neither has the Bible Society
had anv thing to do with ihe School Question ;
nnr h&s Mr. Frelinghuysen been in any way a
' leader' or conspicuous at ali in the School con?
troversy. We presume his sentiments, his sym?
pathies run counter to ours on that question, but
we have never kn?wn him as an opponent,
n;ir in anv way involved in the controversy. But
his friends have not dragged this local question
into the Presidential contest: and bis adversaries
will do well to let it alone. Thry will make
nothing by Bssailing a candidate for h:s suspect,
ed attachment to the Rtceivid Version of tne
Bibic when that topic has nothing to do with the
Theo. Settfrwlcli on Texas.
We have before us "' Thoughts o.i the Proposed
Annexation of Texas to the United States, by
Veto," one of the most distinguished writers ol
tlie Loco-Foco Party ; and it is but just to say,
a more perfect expose* of the injustice, dishonesty
and impolicy of thin wild scheme of Loco.Foco.
ism has not been given to the public. Tiicsr
articles, so sound in argument on the constitu?
tional department of the question, and so abund.
mt in fuels, were originally published in tin
Evening Post?before that papor was driven,
through the nomination of Polk and Dalits, into
a reluct tut support of Annexation. They arc the
liest antidote for the Texas poison we have yet
si en administer! d. We could wish .Ml.(inn copii *
of them in circulation at this time, so that every
voter who will read, and desires to know for what
tic votes, should have one. Cannot this be
effected I
Northern Pennsylvania.
A glorious h.uid of Wings m Montrose, Sus
quchanna County, Penn. have formed a Clay
Club, and are about to raise the " talicst " Pole
perhaps in the country.
A gentleman just arrived gives the hight as
follows:?First a noble Ash 68 feet long, and 3
feet 6 nichts through at the butt. 2d a towering
Pine ]'20 feet long, which was hauled IT miles
by 14 yoke of oxen?these to be surmounted by
a Spruce 75 feet long: the hight of the whole
will be lessened by splicing. &.c. to about 2'IU feel.
From the top floats a flag procured in this city,
75 'L? t long, containing the honored names ol
?? Clay ami Freiing/luvten" at full length.
Susquehanna has always given a heavy Loco.
Foco majority, but the Whigs are in line spirits,
and not without strong hopes of carrying Un
County for " Harry of the We*t.n P.
I'sffvl Lesson?Yesterday afternoon as a
gentleman with two ladies was passing the Ame?
rican Hotel, some one on the steps made some
ungentlemanly remarks on one of the ladies,which
being overheard, the gentleman dropped the la
dies, returned and gave his name stating that he
resided at such a number in the City of Phiia.
dclphia, and demanded an instant and unqualified
'ip >!ogy or he would be under the necessity ol
taking satisfaction in another way. Some gen
tleman cried nut "Knock him down first, and
then take his apology," but a meek and humble
apology being given, the gentleman resumed his
walk with the Ituies. A few such les.-otis in
Broadway will prove of incalculable benefit. It
is but justice to say that the off. nder was not an
inmate or boarder of Mr. Cozzcns's respectable
IL>* The Detroit Free Pres? asserts that the
Imports of the Union for the current y ear will
amount to One Hundred and Fifty Millions ot
Dollars. Th;> is utterly a mistake The l.n.
ports arc more likely to fall below than to exceed
One Hundred Millions, and there tcill be a smalL
er propartion of such as come in cumpnition
with our own Industry than for many \earn,
if ever, beton. We speak from knowledge.? i
Probably the Imports and the Revenue are
heavier this year than they will be for some
years hereafter, as the Country in January iast
was nearly destitute t?f many descript.ons ot
F '.-e-ign Products.
jy The Whiis of Win iamsbxrgh will hold a 1
meeting at the Clay Club Hal!, Crand-st. -.r
Fourth, this errcia? at S o'clock. H. A. Wan.
D. A. BoKEE.and Joh> S. .Noble ?il! speak,and
Clay ?lee Club will be on hand. WiUiamsburghera
drop in!
U* The Whigs of O.nonpaoa County hive
their first general Rally at Syracuse on Saturday
?following tnose of Madiscn, who meet on Fri?
day. We rather expect there wii! be some thou?
sands of th? m on hand.
?T Gen. J. B. Plaiche, towhnm Gen. Jack- j
son wrote h:s last Texas letter, is one of the de?
feats Lico candidates in New-Orlcans. Were- j
gret to sec that A. C. Bl lutt, Editor of the Bee,
is defeated on the Whig side.
Fost-Office.?We understand that negotia?
tions srcina fair way of completion for reuiov
the Post Office from the Park lo the Middle
Dutch Church, corner of Ceuar and Nassau-ata.
Mr. Polk on the Tariff.
We have before m ? Loco-Foco pamphlet cn.
t:i?d " Answers of ex-Gov. Polk to two Series of
bten^txLrieg propounded to him and Gov.
Jones, trir'.^rf^e presses of Memphis," together
' with a Letter di-ii^ino- bis views on the various
pubiic qin ctipns of tt* day. This is a pamphlet
got up by Polk himself but summer, when clec
tioneeririjr. fi>r the cfrlce of Governor, and prir.tec
at the L'jt?o ' Appeal' office, Memphis. In his
Letter, un-icr in-: hc-i or- The Tariff," Mr.
Polk thus opens:
" UponThe subjectof the I unit, I h^lf> [j,,je
ro add 10 ?hat 1 baveheretofore oiten <. ..'i?rej ;,,
the public. All who hare observed my course-. w
;nn.i I have at all times been opposed to the "P. .
tecthre policv." I am for laying such moderate dj
ties on imports a? will raise revenue rnousb. when
added to ine income from ttv sale of lands and other
incidental sources, m defray the rip-use* oi Govern?
ment economically administered. 1 am in favor ofa
rarifT for Revenue, and opposed to aTariffyw* Pro
textion. I was a member of Congress during the
period that liii- nihjeci excited great interest. I ?h
opposed to the Protective Tarirt* of IR'.S. and voted
against ir. 1 voftlilor the act of 1832?because it
reduced the Tariff of 1 S8to lower rates. That made
some reduction, though not as much. as I desired to
have made. I voted iorthoact of March 2d. 1833,
(commonly called the Compromise Act) which re
(turpd the rates of the act ol 1833 to still lower rates,
and finally, brought the rates of tbe actul lS32dowi
to a point at which no arti'-le was, after the liOtii r>t
June, li4-. to hi- subject to a duty high*.- thitn 'JO
per cent. I'nis was the law when the Whig Con?
gress csnie info power. By the Tariff act of the 30th
August. 1842, the Compromise Act was violated and
r>-p-nlf-H. I H'n opposed to the or: of 1842, not re?
garding it to be a Revenue Tariff but in many of its
provisions highly protective anil oppressive in its
i-hatarier. lain in favor of tu* restoration of the
Compromise Act of B.-tS."
He goes on to arjjuc th.it the passage of this
act is a violation of tiic (.'omproi.ii.se, assails Mr.
Clav on liiftt ground, and proeeeds to specify the
duties on Salt, Sugar, Sates, Axe.*, Sythes, Iror..
Ct/tton and Woolen fabrics, vie. as oppressive
und such as outfit to be repealed. And yet the
frm men of Pennsylvania and New-Je sey, the
Salt-boilers of Sahna, ?Jcc ttc. arc told that it is a
iVA.-rr lie that Polk is opposed to the prcsm*
Tariffand in fnvor of reducing it to 20 percent.'
Polk strenuously ohjec's (May IT, IS43.) thai
: he present Tariff will not raise Revenue enough,
tnd that it is causing the Government to sink
Het per and tieeper ;tt debt. A httle year has
passed, and now his partisans are clamoring th
it produces too much Revenue, and will pay oil
tbe Deb- loo soon ! There is no keeping Hum t,
any one important position for a year.
Tariff Reminiscences.
On the day that the present rariff passed tht
House of Representatives, (Aug. 22d, 1843,) the
Giohr said of it,
'? The bill it* it has note passed :.? utterly reVUB
rt'ii,! tu the victes of th-' rhuie Democratic party,
although some of them voted for it."
.Such was the nearly if nut quite unanimous
expression of tue Loco-Foco press,
Mr. Charles Brow.v, a L-ieo Foco member
from Tariff Pennsylvania, expressed the sent',
tnents of thf'fc Loco-Focoa who voted for lite ;>;ll
as follows :
ROUII or Representatives, I
To the Editor*J the Giobe: Augusts, ISU. >
Your paper iia-> reported me truly in making m
-av yesterday, when mv name whs called on the
engro*sm*ni ol the Tat iff hill, that it was the Litter
est pill I had ev,-r hail ti< swallow ; and that the nr
eetitty of the case ab me could induce me in vote nyr.
And -.no ure als? correct in saying that the Demo?
crats who voted fur the bill did so against both theii
inclination and their judgment; at lenst l know ii
tvas si, w ith me. Nothing Im: tue deplorable situa
'inn of the Government, brought on by th- reckless
misrule of I lie Whig majority in (.'onetess, and ihe
abandonment of the wreck ihey had made, th- doubt?
ful exist, nee of any In* to collect ativ revenue, and
the impossibility of getting another bill passed ni
this season, which would stop the distribution of tin
|ire,;eoi|s n! tin- snies n| ib,. pul.hr- Ian-!-, e.o.l.l hno
induced nie t,?"ta-tr as I iflrr; tor I am not one ol
those who believe high tariffs or taxes will promote
the interests of the people.
Nor would these, .irong as they ate, have been
sufficient reasons, had i; not been tor the hop.- that
the .-'en ite would remove liom the bill some of its
more onerous provisions ; am! should this hope fail,
the full confidence ihn' nt an early day a Demo
erotic Congerts would remove sucn portions of n
a* tuny he lound oppressive on any section of the
country, or any ui iis industrial pursuits. Nor will
it he less their duty In reduce the expenditures oi
iti?- Government in the lowest possible point, the
only true ami efficient means of bringing permanent
relief to all patts ol the country arid rtducini the
tariff ol dune-, or tn.xes on the people.
Youn. truly. (.'IIA RLES URi iWN.
Such i> the original, unequivocal sentiment of
that party toward the Tariff and the Protective
poliey. Every intelligent man knows that the
triumph of Pulk is the overthrow of the Tarill
And vet there are men constantly engaged in
swindling the People of the Free Stale-into a
belief that Pulk is not hostile to the Tariff!
Kordon Literary Items.
Rev. John *:Tt.RLi>.c, the ' Arehatus ' of Black
wood, author of 'The Onyx Ring,' and many
Poems and K*.-> iys of a high ordtr, is daily esp'ct
iiij- tu die ofa severe bleeriitiir of the iurtcrs. His
residence is on the Isle of M in. He desisted from
preaching some time since, on account of a differ
cn<*c in faith from the stand ires oi" the Chureh.
Mart Anne Browne, that ras, s ster of .Mrs.
(lentins,; has become Mrs. Gray, and now re?
sides in Dublin. Slie Ins recently published a
volume of Poems there.
II Egel, tin: Gt rnian Philosopher, who died some
tine sinee. was siececded as Professor of Philoso?
phy in the University of Bcriin by his old muster
Sciielling. the Government desiring to provide an
antidote to Hezel's views, which were regarded as
broadly anti-Christian. Schelling h is delivered a
Course of Lectures in review of the prn^rvss ol
Philosophy, wherein he at ! ist announces ins con
clu.-ion that Spinoza 'is t:.e deepest and soundest
master of Philosophy?that he n^s littered the
srredt iruth. This, from an Orthodox antagonist
of Hegel, very naturally excites astonishment
Spinoza's philosophy is universally regarded a*
Pantheistic, though he eie.rlared it to be Christian
Bettina . Van Axnbeim) whose ' Conversations
with Goethe' have excited very general attention,
is now attached to tue Prussian Court, and h.is
recently published a very remark ible work enti
?Jed 'Conversations win Frau Rain," ;the mother
of G?etnc.) These Conversations express the most
Racical K.-niiiiietiia on ail subjects, ss coming from
Frau Ra'n .' The Government did not stop the eir
eolation of th.:? book, but every extract from it in
rhe pcriodieuls :s promptly suppressed by the Ccn
O* The Presiiient of the United States has
left Washington, with his bride, for his farm in
ET The Philadelphia Gazettt will berrin to
distrust its position in the matter between us, a'
ter i: has been used a few more times bv the
Journal uf Commerce i Co. We can wait.
Cm Temperance Hocse.?The Croton Hotel,
1 i? BrjbJway. has been recently enlarged and put
in complete order,with shout ltto room* adapted for
the pleasant accommodation of small families as
ss individuals.
'Audi, or Town and Cointrt.'?Laiigley,8
Astor House, has pabiished, in hi? usual unexcep?
tionable i-ry i*, a novel under this title, by the auttior
oi Allen Prcseott. It is more especially iciesnied
for the young, and is well written.
4 Working a Passage, or Life in a Lin?r,' is the
title ofa prtttily putilirhcd little volume juat is?ii.d
by John Alleu, 13y Naasau-st.
U* Littei-l's Living Age, No. 9, hss t>en
reoeived, and i& b;r sale by Wta. H. Graham, lCn
Tlii" Board met s|tecialit at halt-part 7 o'cIock.
The minute* of the last nseetnu were read turd n;>,.r".eu.
Petitions Presented, ana fir/erred?Vi Juane? y.
Kernkilmann fortemiwon oi tax of Mt-OTJanei Hawkins
forniwftrof rfamiiu < baton auusets^Jl Pramino? to
oeapooiutedi it* GutMter, *ud ol Joseph Wecks :j bc ap.
'""i w',;.::. - Streets ?The Ordinance of the Depart?
ment ol ciaanm*. streets fi* dhrkttnt tne city into ->x ^?f'f;.
10 Se cleaned j- com tracts, ice ?tuen ???? ine ?Lro-:ai orcei ..i
che ?ay. wa? takea.np and read through. U wa? tnen ta&eu
hu be sections, a- lul.ow>: _ _
TtTtB U?Sec- L?Continues an Executive Department tor
S^ltm Superinteodia t ..t street.' to be the chief officer of tiie
r>partjnenl, ana to have the iupermteneteaca ot the same.
i itle 3?e>-c- I and t? A suita le and oacreel perron ta
a?speo.i.teai i? tue? .aiimonl ouoc?,to btddIon utficeJunne
?aeirilea.cn.'. and who shall be kaovyna* Sapaniitendeol id
.-tre-ts. who -hall take a.t onth or affinna&un. ?<..! an.! truly
u> perlorm tbeduties olhis office.
3 UenYtocive i?miu> with two sureties n Sj.iXU ?? tne
taithtulKrlvicince ..l baothxeaod the t.nthtul aridication
?" ah public moneys cooiins into at* band?.
?-'l\. receive SIU.U i ; ear ?i.i-y 1:1 : larter y p-irmeiits.
c. i., Buuenutendeattu nave a Cletk appouited j>' tne
i . uuiii.ii ? liu(. ??. k,,m i .,, :; .ear -a..a:y.
n 11 a ..,. t? exercise the -=u:e power* anJ au
thonty in rem??i-? ,? causing to he remutaw any article or
Untie lying in any o??.t. ,;ue-wa.K. w:i*il ..rpier,o?Uie street
C?0imi*9Ml0erOl his :is... u-; ,. ,., eXerCKB.
7. 'I i.e superintendent w^v,, inlotnisnsm to '.he t '?rpora
:i..n Attorney nil infractions ... jjie taw- and ordinance* u!
tbeCiq felatmgto ihe sweepioxaud cleaning ui'tae siteut-.
?dewalks&? andencunibennsU*s?au?e, ualretnori v gar?
bage und esatl ashes.
1 iTi.it 3. .-kc. I;?AStreet lotpeetoi *,-> be appointed in each
Wnr.l <?? be ?Optanten i>; the I .owrnmi ? aiooed; be suspend.
?m at p.ea?iire?un u writteu coiupiaiut?and a mbsUluteap
pointeii. .
The Street Inwpectoneach.to.take an oath tu discharge
the duties of bit office laithloliy. 1. ???
? i*,i ??. ?-iv bun.! mm * '?'?'' '1.M.6 ::i Jl.WO.tOpei
form the done* ot"the offiw faj^nlly.
4. To return to that ? ln*pectoroe ..r before ..ie.il,: Ik',
eeta ^r-ucn year, the nuniher ..t liuildiiijj erected 10 each
,Vard ami meet, the r bieht, etc.
6. 'itieStreetIhspecua toinlorm tne street ( ommi?.i.iner.
under a penalty ul eio.wbeaerer aturvauJeor catern u cou
-?ric'.tal in aiiy%tteet, in tuity r ^nt bour* alter It come* to bu
Xn.m'eilje. , .
ti. Tite iMpector* of Sttee^ to enforce all tne ordaancea re'a
tive tuen--umbering ? ?'?'?' ?auv-. ami t? reia.rt t... ine t ?..rta.
a:.nn Attoruej ail nobtiooacomins to nu knowledge.
7. i he street Impectori ^> be under the -.;rr :Uun ol the gu
Dennteadeni of stn.a'i?, an.l U:e AJderaMn ami .\?*i?tant? ol
their re*i*vtive Wuni?. , ; .
l :vLt; t?Sec. I.?Thecjtyto be .iivi.le.1 into ?ix contract
,i.-:r:ci- tur the removal of all manure, filth, rutihuh. and all
?ther*uUtaocea found in the -treeu.; umi ail cinder-, aihe*.
rubbish, manure, i enK, (arbase, which .hull be lirouaht
uui from 'he bouaer. celtart. alley*, yard*and Int* m euch .Ik
tnct; Tne contract* to becrauted to Midi peiaona contract
for them. The coottacl to la; aavettucd iur. for one, two i>r
three year*: and the contract* made at the !en-t expeaaa and
treated bene?i tvtbe city. The tree.tt*a:ol tae Crotun rv'ater
m b? alfotred to the contractors under >uitabte refuiationa of
the t'r.c.n Aaaeduct Btarrd.
J. 'i'ne i ..ii.iC'ui.er;?'a.'.verl ?e m ad the pnt*.? employed
:.y the ' "orporauon, Ibi realen prnpnaala forcoauacU purauaat
?ii tin- ordinance?propotali to be .ia;iied by the Pmaiiee Com
nitteesul i.u'.u llu.nt!^, wc.o -hah accept ihe uoatadvanta
.And theperain-t.ik:::r the cotitfict? to rve vnt'-lactntr <e
rnntj lot tne laiiiiiui performance id theircontracK. Tue cum.
l iaee-tu ret-.r; tu Ihe I'ottirttui I .iirn-il the .l.tfereueea uf the
uOtract. lor one, two, r three year-, mat they may determine
?liich lenutiiui time to Contract fur.
X The 1st Dutnct ibnll include the lit Wan! and the whole
uf L.il>eriy-.-tr-ct and Haiden Lau?, voiii the nemij oi the
The 3d District, the 3d, 4th and oth Wan!? and parti ad ja
''i ne 3.' l> -trie', the 7th, lO-li and ltth Wards, .tc.
Ihe 4th District, tlietlth, l?t.'i ?ni ITtli Ward*, etc
'Ihe olh 1'i-irict. IheSd, bib and b n Ward*. Sic.
'Jii-ii'ti Ustrict, Ute :-tn and lith Wan..; also, the loth
Ward, ?it" certain axceptlon*.
gee 4 ?< ?..nu iciur. atthetf expense shall remove all dirt,
lib and rtiirbi-n ar.il mauute Irom all the public marketseve
v suml bei ??? ID.ck.and every day exeept Salur.i.iy
Oelure 4 o'clock. P. 11.
.,. i .ti ictor* -n dl ?ererally cm-e acart once in every
day.except Sun.ui>, lean ttia l.t May tu tne 1st Notramber. and
twice .. vsei.k the ie....iue u. tiie >ear tu remove anil curry away
?II vegetable*, pirtatire in-: u'al-. tc.
6. Tne eontrai I >ra shall piov ide a iutncieatnamberol hur.e*
a-.I earts to pan thriMMtti Uia streets Miehdays av the Super?
n.tendeot >.i street* -nail -tioct, at leastthree time* a: week
fiwm the lstiV'iveinbei lutiie !-t May. and twice a week the
residue of the year, :>? carry away ail rei.len. aslies, sbells,
Htrapt and rubbu.lt. from Imuaes -t.ire-.&.c
7. I he eiaitractor* to tnorouahly spi inkle, iwetp and eolle t
i hcai)-, all dirt, at least twice a week in nil tne cutters, ?te-en,
>iiir,e- pier*, public lan-i? ami places, and ..ubtic market*,
md employ eauueh c utmen to renaive Ihe dtrt
8. tli ladwny mdChathati .?tr?>etjobeelMn-edonTiiesilayt
I'hursilay aoO Satunlay before 8 .h the mornina Irom the 1st
?lay to ist November aml lrum the 1st November to 1*1 May
hefore 13 u'efoefc. and Uie dirt removed, tlie croe-walks, fcc t?
kept ckotf ?>! ice and mow. They me ..l~> u. remove 'he
mi tan.I filth from me puhl.c basins ami -ewers.
9. The Contractor* to pruvide sl....ii< aail ?cowa tu raeeive
md curry nil hed.rt, mauuie, &tc-and taka it from the city,
r nonb of 3uth-?treet,
IP. 'I he eiHitraclors to remove a'l the .n.?r and ice from the
.iue'.viek-. cross wall,! ami cutter* uopuilte public places und
Iii ng, p..i.lc icbuol . ate. and whete the ice or snow has
conseated asbe* to lie ?trewed.
II. Kef ulatcs the can*?the carbace and umiercnrti to be
ii. The drivers of the rentable nfi?l and catba^e cnrL? tu
ctva DoUea ?.t approach by riiiRtntt a bell.
13. The i aniractor*.BaC to a?iirn. transfer, convey, under
let of in- r ige and c ? T.t. without the consent oftheCouip
? n.lier, unoei pain uf lorteitura >.t the contract.
14. Person* eastins eaibace. olfub. hit... dirt, manure, em.
ileis, tislie?. Si.r. ctitrary n> urdmance. the cun'rnciur tu re
mW? iL. and inakatbe persous duiwi su nay double the ex.
Ii. l! the CiMitraetot shall not remove Ihe dirt kr on the
tesicnnled ilay*. .my person t . take and cooveit it tu his own
Use; ami the Supehniemlent of Str-eta, alter nnofyine the
. lontracbir. shall t .uv the dirt etc so to be removed, an.I de
.inet the expense Irom the Contractor.
la. 'I he Street Inspecton und Suoerintesdentofaueetatoin
?pect the huthlul pertormam.I ilul.ftbe centractors.. The
...,? ui lueuo -u li.-.' .-,1,^-1,,?o?.a..l*l ?,l S-,U?e.t. tWiC.' M
17. The Superintendent of Srreeti to leave pnnted nonce* at
?very bouse and ?t..re. by the Street Inspectors, ol the. day diu
riirlosce a ..I ash carts ivnl call.
ifl Auen.->he right ot the Corporation to any remedy and
delenee fin riolatim] ol coutract
19. Rues und names the several dumpiac places, which are
six m number.
ua). Kepeals certain p-i-t. uf ihe former ordinances.
21, Impute* the peonlty of the lorleiture of a contract, on
?he i.tractor's ratiual of neglaet tu comply with the condi?
tions ol the same.
The ordinance, as completed, was then adopted; and the
Board adjourned.
ID" Tut Friend* of Ireland in Alirnny held
a tremendous meeting at the Capitol on Monday
evening?John L. Scuoot.cRArr, Esq. in the
('hair. On motion of Mr. T. Weed, a Commit
tec of siven w iit appointed to dr ift resolution*,
which reported throogli W. Cassidy, Esq. a se?
ries from which we cony the following :
Resolved, Ti nt as Freemen, ana the friends of
Freedom, we have watched tlie rise .md progress ot
the gtcat Rkpeal Movemkst in Ireland with in
? n.-e Bolicimde, ever cherishing the hope,.which
? veu in this .- id ii..u- perisheth not, that it was des?
tined lo restore the blessings of Domestic Legisla?
tion m H much wronged and Ion.' oppressed People.
Resvleed, Th it we tegartl theg.I order, the law
abiding spirit, and 'he pocilic couusels wldch have
distinguished the Repeal .Movement in Ireland, us
eminently worthy of the sympatbv und admiration
o' that "candid world" to whose judgment our Fa?
thers appealed against the encroachments und Usur?
pation- ol r.i.gland.
Resolved, I hat while we remember the lessons
laugiii tu in- richool Masters of our own Revolu
ion, while we cherish the principles that have de?
scended from sires to sons, while we enjoy the hless
ings which can only he preserved hv such lessons
and principles, and while the watch-fires of Civil
md Religious Freed..oi are huitnnt: hriitht arouml
us, we cannot nnd will not reMiuin indifferent
spectators of tde peaceful hut determined efforts of
tune millions of People to emancipate themselves
from ibe inju?tice and degradation of Foreign mis
Resolved, That in every lawful way, by all le?iti
mate means and wherever our duty as cilizens'of
mis Republic will permir, we ple lgp ourselves to
-ncournce, aid and support Ireland in her j ist and
ighteuutmt sign alls quiet and peaceful sirursle
? or ti.e Repeal of a Union, all of the advantages of
?vhich !i ive accrui d to Engiaml. while ail its tuise
i'ies tiave te-en entailed upon Ireland.
Resolved, I'hat we tesur.1 it no less tr.-.r privilege
than our du iv, in vindication of the Liberty ot Speech
?uid the Freedom of the p-ess, both of which have
tie.-n suppressed in the Iri-h :i:uie Prosecutions, to
participate with our fellow-citizens throughout the
Untied St.tt-s, io ra.-ins a sum Buf&cient to pay the
fni-n imposed on the " Com ict/.d <-'o^splK*t?jK.s.*'
The meeting was forcibly addressed by R, D.
WaTBOS. D. B. GAFTNaT, and H. 0. Reillv,
whose remarks wore responded to with enthusi
ism. A large collection was taken up, and a
?Committee appointed to receive Icrther cont.-ibu
'ions?Petkr Cacobs. Treasurer.
Fire \t Sodth Bustom?A fire broke out
about half pas- - o'clock this morning in a hlm-k
of two unfinished Wooden nous^b in Silver stree!
South Boston, one owned by M-ssrs. .She?ham.
mer & Soule, the other by Mr. Jo-evh Leaccr,
(iermans, which were entirely destroyed. It then
??p'si-ed Silver street and communicated to two
?lougt-s, a!>tt unrin'shed. one owned by Messrs.
Vtarstons, the oiher hy C. C. Conley, which were
nearly destroyed, and a house owned and occu?
pied by Mr. Henry A. K-nt considerably dam
? ged. Loss esiima'.^tj at about 84,000. Mars,
tun ami Conley insured for ?1,000 each at the
^utc Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Mr.
Kciu w,is partly insured. * Boston Trans. 9th. .
O? In the case of Sally Miller, at New-Or.
leans, a slave who claimed her freedom, alleging
that she wan a free born white woman, ol B,v :
rian p-irents. Judge Buchanan him tie-ci.'.cd agairi^i
her, tor reasons whicti he gives at length. Her
witnevsves proved her to have been three years old
ti ISls. and it was also proved that she had a
?iu!d in 1825. when she must have been hut ten
; uirs old. Tne identity of the child, who was
lost sight of by the witnesses in 1<?1"\ with the
?vornan who bmug'it toe su.t. was attempted to
tie proved by two similar moles found upon her
. ts'.n. The correspondence of these marks w&s
m t denied by Judgt: B. -Silly Miller's counsel
f.led a motion for a new trial.
Osegon.? Letters from the emigrants above the
K.-.r.f :s, have been received at St. Louis. When
ail the companies meet on the Plait thev will
Dumber 1,200 persons. 103 wagons and i,H0O
head of cattle. AU in good health ar.d spirits.
Philadelphia Rlot?.
Fr,.m'.ur Regular Cotre*por..!er:\
Tl ihDaV. Julr B? ? r. M.
I have just learned that more military Com.
panics have arrived from Lancaster, Carlisle,
Holmesburg art,! Readtng. Of the necessity of
the presence of the number of military compa?
nies now here, every reflecting man doubts?
Southwark is quiet?no mobs?no unlawful as
semblages?no outrages havo been committed
since Monday. The District Authorities have
complete control and arc able and willing to m iin
tain it. Do they wish, with Gov. Porter at their
head, to intimidate and overawe the people ol
Southwark and the Civil Authorities, in the legi
timatc performance of their duty 7 I hope not,
and any attempt to wrest from die hands of the
people the exercise of a noble trust, terrible must
be the consequences
The multitude about the Girard Hank has
continued since 1 dispatched my last, the troops
having been drawn up in rnilitary array lor t.tc
past hour or two. ... . , .
All is yet quiet. Rumors are plenty, but must
, be received with due caution. The troops have
! not, as was generally expected, entered the DIs
' trict of S.uthwark. where, 1 ant hippy to say,
; not the slightest disposition is manilested to ere.
j ate any :.<m of violence.
At the tap of u drum in front of the Girard
Dank, und the appearance of two or three troopi
! who came dashing down Third street, a general
i rush of people took place, one poor fellow falling
; and severely injuring himself. There :.rc several
' thousand persons at present in the vicinity oi
Head Quarters.
Half-past 10 o clock.
1 have just re turned from Soutltwark?not one
hundred people are to be found in the immediate
vicinity of the Church. The civil powers have
i it in charge, and no danger is apprehended Gram
any quarter.
' The Natives, it is reported, have alarge/erce
of arms and ammunition at Red Hank; awaiting
j an entrance of the military into the District.
The Sheriff was requested, I have just been in
: formed, to demand the arms from the Natives, but
' whether he bus done so or not I cannot learn.
j Major Rinzgold'a Flying Artillery have not,
I as far as I can learn, reached the city?reports
l to the contrary notwithstanding.
The troops, or the greater part of them, have
\ been dismissed till 7 o'clock to.mo.row morning.
lO* The public bar-rooms in the neighborhood
? of Head Quattcrs appear to be well patronized
' by the military. Many of them are peculiarly
spirited?made sr. by the volunteers. I like tc
1 s:?j.tk truth.
- ? i i.iajaiw -
D* Isaac EL Williamson, ex-Governor oi
; New-Jersey, and la'.c President of her Constita
! tiooal Convention, -died at ."> o'clock yesterday
' morning at his residence in Elizabcihtown, agv
j Tli vcitrs. The American (whose Editor has long
j been bis neighbor) says i
By the death of Utiscminent andexcellent citi.
; 2co. the Sutie loses one of its worthiest sons?lh<
! profession which he adorned os oid>s'. us mos
! learned, ami perh -us its ablest member; while tin
circle ol neighbors, friends and family, suataini
' an irreparable wound.
Governor Williamson was appointed Governoi
i of the Stato of New-Jersey about 1 IT. and wat
I annually reelccted nil 18*29. The Governor o
New Jersey is, by virtue of his oilier. Chancelloi
: of the Stato; and it was in that capacity that lh<
i legal learning, the acute discrimination, the wel
j hui.meed faculties of Governor Williamson con.
j fcrred equal benefits upon the community, and
j credit upon himself, lie made the Court ol
! Chancery of New-Jersey an honor to ins native
State, and an example to others.
Since 1829, Gov. Williamson h?s confined
j himself to the practice of his profession?avoid.
ing all pi iiucal stations, until recently, he vikf
persuaded to suffer liimsell to be elected mem.
bi r ol the Convention to form a Constitution loi
Hie State. He v.'js chosen Prcsi''ent of the Con.
vention by a unanimous vot", and up to the lasi
ten days of the session, he discharged the duiic:
! of that honorable post.
Recurring indisposition induced him then tt
j resign, and he returned home?there to die, atnic
: kindred, and neighbors, and children, who knew
j and could best appreciate his virturs?who will
J be the first and |i>rtn-est to deplore his loss.
Gov. Williamson's intercourse with the world
; was marked by singular simplicity and cheerful.
I ness; with Ins family, by the greatest tenderness
; and affection ; toward -ill lie was without guile;
; and it may be said of him wiih truth?what c in
r m ly be said ol a man so distinguished?that lie
has not left an enemy behind.
Lost Children.?The following touching in?
stances of suffering speak most ihriilingly of the
i destitution and sorrow caused by the late Hoods
: in Illinois and Missouri. Wc copy from the St.
i Louis Republican of the 29th :
Mr. Henry Bucksathj No. 17 Locust-street, took
iifi in the street on Thursday a little giil aboui two
years old, very poorly dressed, no shoes or bonnet
j on. The little, thing was unable to give her name,
I or where she is from.
Another, a boy, about thfe years old, light hair,
with striped clothes, speaking very little?all he
says is that his mother ts in the tenter?eamo to the
house of .Mr. I'. Rasin, on Second, between Pine
und Olive-.streets, on Friday evening, a few hours
before sundown.
The steamship Acadta, Judkms, hence, ar.
rived at Halifax early on the niorninj on the 3d
insf. in .H.) hours from Boston, took oh board 12
additional passengers, and left the same day for
Liverpool. [Boston Bee.
A New Safety Bank Lock.?Wefeel warranted
in saying that a perfect security against burglars
as at last been attained, by the production of anew
Changeable Combination Lock, recently presented
by our ingenious townsman Mr. H. C. Jo.srs, and
Mr. Wm. II. Hall ol Boston. We bad ihepleasure
ol iril.' it taken to piece:, yesterday uu ef circuin?
stances which warrant the belief lhnt it cannot be
pickeii nor opened with any other key whatever that
ingenuity may contrive, but the one which last
i. < ;,e,? [-. \i j., behaved to be :n some material
;i.irf:cule'H an improvement upon any lock that Ims
v~t been offered to the public in Europe or America,
and the various securities it atT.rds to the ownei
-eem to place it beyond the fear of lailure. We may
idd Hint it is 80 constructed, that the owner iri'tv Bo
change its parts as to place ii beyond the knowledge
or skill of tue maker himself, and hence the oatue
?Changeable Lock.
So entirely confident of its entire safety are the
patentt'; :t Mr. J.,ne? offers a reward of $000 to
any one who will np-n it without the u-e ofthe kev
which itt-t locked it, even after being permitted bi
tike it apart and make a thorough examination nf
its construction: and in order to uiake tue offer Mil!
more liberal, ttie person who will uadertake t..
w m the reward is allowed a fortnight to experiment
Upon it.
rue Mayor of the City, Stepben Dod, E-q. anri
Messrs. John Iatlor] President af tbe Newark
Banking Insurance L'o. and Joseph A. HaLSXT,
President of the Mechanics' B>i.,k. bare consented
to act a.- a Committee on the occasion, and will pay
the rewe.rd of tJ^O to the lucky individual who
-hall su.-ceed in opening it within the fortnight.?
I'he !.>ck win be submitted to examination at Stew?
art's Hotel on Monday, Tuesday and Wtsdoesdai
of next week, between the hours ol 9 and 5 o'clock.
It will then be placed upon a chest, at.d anv one
who will-open it wohin the following fortnight will
bs entitled to the. $500. See &dverii>en:ent.~
[Newark Daily.
Subscriptions for Claj Tribune,
Wednesday, Juls 10.
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v\'e.tville. N. Y."
K3r The Polka Dance by the Infant Suten, only 4 and ti
yeariotd, with the Dwarf and othar latotUlhinx noveltiei and
ata ictioos, will draw great boiue? to-dny atthe Ai^encau Mil.
?euni. l'a:Iotiur.c*? Mb.-j o'ciuck u. the ?rsaui(.
By '1 his Morning^ Mail.
Prom PKIIadelpfil?
I The news (torn Phikddpnia received tins
-?.-?in" continues to be of a pacific character.
Order had ban completely rest-red, and St.
i Philip's Church bad been given opto ihe con
! a-eJtion. The crowds around the military
Ld quarters, Girard Bank, had dwindled from
thousands to hundreds, and no appreaensww
wer- felt of a renewal of the riots, provided the
j military did not enter the riotous district. A
soldier who had wandered into the vicinity
Of the church was compelled to leave hastily,
by a small knot?.: men, probably a fragrm M of
the dispersed mob.
The following paragraphs are from the G?:ttt'
I of yesterday:
1 We are pained to learn that a party m tnsur.
: gents nr.- still bent upon resisting thcJaws, ami
arc seeking the mean* of doing so. V\e entreal
I our fcllow-ci izens not to enter into, or wunten.
ance such mad proceedings. They can never
succeed. Why should they sacrifice life in the
I madness of a determination to h-vc revenge on
th< se who went to to the combat ?nly to protect
property, and with no selfish wish ?
It has been asserted in various quarters that
1 the military were not warranted by any necessity
? I in taking possession of St. Philip's Church on
Sunday?that the civil brcc which had been in
I J the Church until Sunday afternoon was compe?
tent to protect the building, and willing to do ro.
' We are informed tint, so :nr from this bc;ti,j the
fact, committees watted upon the Maj r General,
? begging that the mi?tary might be sent to take
I possession of the Church, as the force ol Natives
r then in it could nm hold out Bgainsl the mob half
an hour longer, rt wasonly after two or three
requests of this nature that ihe military were nr.
, dercd to the spot. Thi ir presence w..s therefi re
' not only justified, but demanded, mid the Com
mandcr or thcrnsclvcs had no choice h. tween trie
' course adopted and a gross neglect of duty.
We believe that what is here stated can be fully
substantiated. It is of little import whether the
Committees were authorized or not to state what
they did. I he duty of the milit try was to notice
and hct iijH.u the summons. U was not a mo.
mcnt u.r prolongtd and formal negotiations.
IvKMLtav.?On the 3d instant the Whigs of
Kentucky nobly responded to a summons t ? as.
gcmblein mass meeting at Lexington, by con.
grcgating there to the number of some ti teen
thousand, representing all parts of the Sute.
The procession moved on foot, in carriages, on
horseback, in wagons, and every sort ol vehicle
that could he procured : and, after marching
through the city, proceeded to the grounds of the
Kentucky Association, where the Convention
was organized l>y appointing the venerable Gov,
' Mltch kh as President ol the d y. The ordet
ol proceedings-*** then announced by General
j- Cohm, and the meeting opened by prayer. When
these preliminaries were concluded, (as we learn
' from the '? Western Citizen :")
Gov. Metcalfk :?>>>? and led the way in'- a
- most felicitous and happy speech of half -an
hour's length, Mi ch showed that the strength' of
nis arm wa< hin! great and the fires of his in tel.
lect yet bright and glowing. Then followed,, in
their order, Hon. Bkn. Hardin. Hon. T/ho?.
KwiNO.ol Ohio, Hon Vir. MaksiialuoI lnc?i?na,
and last, but not least, John J. t rjttskden, 'Ken.
tucky's distinguished son.
So griat w.ts the multitude that it becatxte n*.
cessary to erect, a second stund tor another set of
speakers. Among the orators that addressed ihn
people Irottt this stand were Hon. '?m South,
gate, L. W. Andrews, Manuus V. I'Uu^,jon
I John 15. Thomson, Jitc.
? The Destruction of the f>ITY 0|f k^kasxia
1 ani) Town of ! liigSTSR, __We regr. t lo l?<\ro.
' by 1w 1 *lern p'1^, that the city of Ka*kJo?v
km, Illinois, he- BWCpt away by roe fl?JB,?
few building,, uo|y being left to mark the spol
1 'hf'e, but a few days ago, stood a flounsniDg
City. Chester is ruined also. Millions oi dollars'
1 wnrtli of property have been swept from the
shores of the Missouri am! the Upper Mississippi
Rivers anil th<ir tributaries, The business.si
Missouri and Illinois is Badly deranged, farm,
ers, mechanics, gardeners, all have suffered ; and
' bnck.yards, wood-yards, and the necessaries of
life along the rivers, have been destroyed. We
' are happy to sec that human life Ins not l**n
' sacrificed, so far as heard from. The Convent
at Kaskaskia lias been abandoned by the Sisttw
1 of Charity, who fled to St. Louis.
i Mo km on Excitement.?The Cincinnati Chro?
nicle says : Hy a gentleman just from St. Lain,
i we have the latest intelligence from Nauvoo?as
late as Sunday the 30Ui. Things remained quiet,
and the Mormons were disposed to peace. The
impression at St. Louis was, that Joe. Sin th had
been killed by the guard, inconsequence ol some '
attempt to csoaj \ and not, as w as .stated, by a
diguised mob. We hope this impression is cor
ny Micvo the Mormons will !e dispersed
by Iii-: .. .th of Jo Smith. If ihcy are, it will r*
very unlike the course of similar fanatics. It i?.
hovvewr, very probable their growth will be :
checker', and that they will no longer he an ex?
citing raupe of disturbance.
Mormon Convention.?The Patrio' slates th?t
a Convention of Delegates from iho Mormons
will be held in Baltimore on Saturday next ?
The original intention of the Convention, an we
are given i" understand by the public notice,
was to nominate their late leader, J.*. Smith, ?"
a candidate for the Prcsidi ncy, hm his death anil
render it necessary to uiako other arrangements
upon the subject. S um: of the members of the
proposed Convention, we are informed, arc now
m the City for the t>ur( ose of nuking the neces?
sary arrangements for the meeting.
I. Baltimore Sun.
Sufferers by the Flooo.?Sufferers from the
" Bottom," ami olbi r submerged pi ,r. s, eon'mue
io be brought in daily, and tin: basement story ?f
the Baptist Church is crow.i with them, asare
also sundry other buildings in this city ?nd the
neighborhood. It is reported that Mr. Wm Sny.
der.ol "Six Mile," was drowned on ihe 26 h
tnst. while attempting tn drive his horses, cittle,
?.tc. to ihe Bluff, but some hope is entertained that
the report i.i incorrect. [Alton Teh gr<ph.
Senator McDoffie ?Mr. M< Duffle has re
considered his resolution t<> resign Ins seat in itio
Senate,,; the United Stiles. He wdl retain
until the close of thu next sessi.tr;.
f Baltimore Sun.
Tf Tue Memphis Eagle of June 25 su? that
Gen. Henderson, one of the Commissioners of
I'cxas f< r negotiauog he Annexation Treaty,
pass, d down the r,v. r on ihe Saturday preced ng,
ou ins r? tui u home.
!L/' Aaron Joiner, a free colored man. was
yesterday accidentally killed upon the Forts,
mouth and Boanoke r.i I road.
.J Portsmouth (V?J Index
?3"- liarnliIll's ludcitblc lnk.- i .,. . ayiontj
oTuntjtuu^Dclak it now very reoeraUr acknoM ?!?ert If
lirn<sut?and comuirMnof the article in I'hd- sett -?
Jarse euraber at whom nave already Uatad .t n-. t iroeMM
by their o/h.-rWinenu. and haw prormnr.-eo ,t > per?? ?<?
any other r,.!r.ink whether of ?f .inevticor f.,re,r.i B
laawaoio proceai ot maktnx u may t? etminleud la uji**
auaoUs. even ut aiidaiebt n dmuahie.
It^tsJIed Barnhiff?lode!it.:o h.k ?her the fbratian oa-ie
?it one our arm, who invented u. ftlaaufactured nnd f?r .?1?
bf I'UITS. Lli\a 4i UAKEW.
Whohuls Drussisi*,
., . .. No.-JIj-;i Market .tr.i-t. I'h ^.lelpiua
1 root the t aited S'ate. i ;n/eo,.,,. .\|nreii 1 ith.
..waxuLi bnt.?Means. Potto. Laon & H.s ? -.-??
j.arket ureet.aboveOth, ic .:,..-.? lureiiu.; lavctoi .>Va.u?*4
i -helei -ti the r btie ut biMueos a? ilrasc*.. -i. '?
. &Bly tndellule. [twill, by it, henuty nii.l -'. .,? ;.: ty.ifitl
jj li-.'^ cormrieiKl ttasifu the resard of thOM! v.o.. eU>?el?
aiarx upon iheuopiiareland woakl hie thai owi .n' ***
trora the Bditon of the North American..: M SsUvv.
*;iial.luLa I\ a -Webavetr..d*uibvul'Ua:.hi . . i?ee??s>
lij<l.anacl>*rtiilly ree-en-tt^-v! it t.. ?'! i . , ,( toDtut
on hnen ore.rfiun. Jt ,u?, ttrviy BIli| ,?uutftf, ;,frl .. .
r-.r-mun. It a for .. * by Me?.?. IVu. 4s tJaira, .No
33)i Mantel -treet.
iVp> ?frin advertisement of April 19th.
HaHMIILL > INDKUBLS Kk.-JiuI refe.ve.1 a mp? T <>?
UuicMkimUed ln?.?i,d bann? te.teu .t th.^uu4My ? '
i sited M?r? of ol Hie imported
A;?,-i)rin.-?. Miili.nie.. Paiqr- ar,dt. Dye Stan*. Ae?*
} an ihea, tut. tec which w?l! iHp?JdonUM ai ?: r,a?...ai'
:b? u, Al.KXA.MiKIt UAUPrJtw.
.... , , Wholesale UrecsBt, ?lorket ?t. oh..ve
I l". 5Uj.. r.b..r. tmvuis taken tae Aiteii.-y.it" I.V. ?
|.r?-le'. n:'d V ir ctetiicncA Indclihie Ink. will always kr?v
"UHupplyhnini nt VVliCCHBsTta's. I* Jotin stnsel. u
?iair?. Mr here every aitiekt ..t nwdiciaal lleiuor Bouuue sW

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