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rr.iUAY mousing, Novi:.Miu;n n. issq.
Ttio reception of lion. Charl"s Siimnrr by
tlio citizen"! of Boston nnd icinity. cm Mon
day lint, was attended by nn uncommon dis
play oT ilcrp and patriotic intor-st. Too
feeblo Ft l to of his health firbule extrmr
dinnry parade and tlioo outward minif'sta
tinns which tho p"npla oirnistly desired to
show. It wns lils Crht visit to his own homo
since, on tlio floor of tlio Scnito chamber, he
fell beneath tho uf- ixsin-liko nssnult of Mr.
Brooks of South C.irolini. The quiet throng
which lilted tho streets to show him their
respect unci sympathy was ery Urge, It"
was not a'do to address the assembly n r i -deed
to utter more than a few sentences nfhis
reply to tho Governor of tho State, who for
mally received him the rest he was obliged
to hand in nianiiferlpt to the reporters. 01
III s appearance the All is remarks ;
" The prronal appearance of .Mr. Sumner, no
hazard ami careworn, tlic np, oneo pi beaming,
now languid, tlio hcnllhlul cheek, now tale nnd
thin, ami tho dark linos iirauiid llic brow, chllle-d
tho hearts c f nil who bclicl I Mm, Tlio ttin cheers
died away, and cnthusiu in et.ivc plaeo to eiliit.C".
Ftronp:, athletic nun, uu iccu-t ane.l to (motion,
drew stifled breaths, and wire tint rsl.mncil tn If t it
he known that they, too.su (Tend with Mr. Fullmer."
llo was uildrersed on the pirt id' t!ie citi
zens by the venerable. Josiih (Juiney. Wc
quote a few of his wnrds
" I rejoice that my life li.i hern prolntifrel to this
day that I nm permitted to ltcbnlil tin iltiwninj;
of ancient lit'crty, tlimiili tlio hrnkin opceinirs of
the clouds, which for in ie than fiftv a curs tho piri'
of slavery has ntemlcilnvor this Villon. I thank
Heaven, that now, nt last, the I'rre States are begin
ning to awaken to a sone of tV ir d inj r and their
duties that, nt lcnRth, thi'.v h -cin to reiHzi thit
the Plate States have over!' npo t the hound of t'le
Constitution, 'f lie npa'hy f ha f a century n ty
delay, for a time, the triumph" of freedom, but come
tliev will. Final success is certain. Never nirain
will the Free States, in sllene", iicipiicseo in the far
ther extension of slave d enitiion. bond applause,
and cries of Never ' never " lleece'oith they
will hear and attend to the warning v- ieo of Wash
ington, solemnly uttered in hi firewell nlilrr-
fcl'tlMIT NOT TO t'Sflll'VTloV lUXST. I.'ITII el 'K,
Tin: spintT or ivmivaii"N i rov Tin: iMiieii'Lrs or
(iov. Gardner welcomed Mr. Sumner iu
behalf of the State, nml pledged the support
of the State for liim who hid supported a
cause, so dear to her. " She does t,ind by
you to-day, alio will stanl by you to-moii.uv,
and she will stand by you in her defAinsa foiv
Mr. SfMsrn, who stood up in tho oarrh;e
during his Excellency's addrei' of wclcomo,
spoke in a very low tone, nnd evidently la
boring under phy.-ieil disildlity, as follows :
hon. chaiu,e5 si'MNnirs r.nn.v.
Mai it pirns? your fzrtlrnn It is peas
ant to behold onee more the f ttnili ir places of
home tho State Ilou'-t the Common and
well known streets. It is morn J leas mt still
tcj'l1'"1 thiinten'inei's of (riend'i. And
PTiis pi easiii i i....r.. ).. il... ....lo.......
which you now give mo in lodinlf of the Ito
loved Commonwealth, wiiich (or llvi' yoars I
have served honestly, oarnot!v and onintioit
ly in an important (odd of duty, where I was
placed by nn unntn;ht siiffrigo, t-ir. 1 thank
you fortius wolcomo. 1 thank, alsi, the
distingoit.hod gentlomon wdio It.mor ihe ooi'i
sion with theircompanv. 1 tlrmli. too, my
fellow citizens, all w ho imhv in uiicfiuiitoil
multitudes niw me the soecr and strength
ol'their sympatbn s ; and my soul ovoid iw.
especially to the young men id' Ihi-tnn. nut
of whoee hearts, us from an exuberant fuiiii-
tain, this broad spreading hospitaliiy tak.s
its rise.
My earnest desire, often expresspr, 1ms hoen
that 1 might be allowed to return home qui
etly, without show or demnntr ition f any
kind. An 1 this longing has 1 e--n cnlnreod
by my physical condition, which though v.it
ly improved at this time, ami idvincing
surely towards comploto lioiilth, is slill is
posed to the peril of re I ipso, or at least to tho
urrest of those kindly processes nf uitnrc es
sential to the restorition of a shattered sys
tem, ltut tho spontanoous kindness of this
reception makes mo lorg'-t my wckness
ruakts mo forgot my desire fur repjso,
More than lie months have pissed since 1
wns disabled Irom tho liorroritrince nl" my
puhlia duties. During this wiarv peiiol I
havo been constrained to repeat d-iily tho les
eon of renunciation confined at first to my
bod, and then only slowly regaining the power
even to walk, lteyond the constant, irrepres.
tihlo grief which inust well up in the breast
of every patriot as ho diseerns the present
condition of bis country, my chiersotrow has
been caused by the necessity to which I was
doomed, of renouncing all part in tho contot
for human rights, which, beginning in Con
gress, has since enveloped the whom l.md-
tho (Jrecian chief, grievously ill of the wound
from tho stealthy bitn of a" sn ike, and left
behind while bis enmpinion sailed on to the
tiego of Troy, did nut repine more at bis en
forced seclusion, l'roin day to day and week
to week 1 havo vainly sought that health
which wo valuo most only when lost, and
which now perpetually eluded my grasp. Tor
health I strove : lor health 1 prayed. With
uncertain steps I sought it at tho" sea Bhoro,
and 1 sought it on the muuntuiu-top.
Two voices are thero ; one i of the sea.
One of tho mount llr.s ; e ich almighty voi-o ;
In both from apo to ago tlo.u flid't r j-jico,
They were tby clmcn ramie, Lihoity.
I listened to the admonitions of medical skill
and 1 courtcil all tho br.veing inllueneos of
nature, wbilo Timo pissed without tho ac
customed healing of its wings. I hid confi
dently hoped to he restored so as to t iko mv
seat in tho Senate, and to ha heard ther
again long heforo tho session closed, lint
Congress adjourned, leaving mo still an inva
lid. My next bono was that I might bo per
mitted to appear beforo the people during tho I
present canvass, ana with he irt ami mind
plead tho great c.iusi width is now in issim.
But hero again I have been disapj ointed ;
and tho thread of my disihility has not yet
spun to tho end. Even now, though happily
lifted from my long prostration, and begin
ning to assume many or tho condition's of
health, I am constrained to confess that 1 am
still an invalid cheered, lion ever, by tho as
surance that I shall soon, with unimpiir' d
vigor, bo prmitted to resume all tho respon
sibilities of my position.
Too much hive 1 s lil about myself: but
you will pardon it to tho occasion, which,
bejng personal in its character, invites thesa
pers-mal confessions. With mora pleasuro,
I turn to other things,
I should feol that I faded in oni of thoso
duties which the heart promitsanl tho judg
ment confirms, if I allowed this firt oppor
tunity to piss, without tho sincerest acknow
ledgments to ray able, generous and faithful
colleague, Mr Wilson. Together wo labored
in mutual trust, honorably 1 aning uponoaoh
other. By ny disability he was left tho sole
representativo of Massachusetts on tho flxir
of the Senate, throughout months of heated
contest, involving her good naino and her
most cnerislied sentiments. All who watched
tho currents of tho debate, even ns imperfect
ly as 1 did in my distant retirement, know
with what readiness urK0 jV,er ,0
acted showing himself, by his wtraordin iry
energies, equal to the uti.mrdiioiry occasion.
But it belongs to inn particularly to recognizo
his unfailing sympathies for mimilf, and his
manly assumption of all the I i s (.n ubilities
of tho hour.
I am not hero to indulge in eulogy, nor to
open any merit rull of serueo ; but the h.hiio
feeling which prompts thesa ackn.iwledg.
inents to my colleague rmbiaeus als , tl,ei,'m
monwealth from whom we liav r iyd our
trust, To Massachusetts, mother of us all
-great in resources, prcut in 'hildrtn -I
bow iiledg.' anew my devotion. Never beforo
did slio in'piro equal pride an I affection j for
lievrr hohup was she so completely possessed
by tho, sentiments, which, when manifest
in c nnmonwealtli or citizen, invest tho char,
aeter with its highest charm, so that what is
sown u natural body is raised a spiritual
h idy. Mv Idial lovo does not claim too muc'i
V hen it exhibits her as approaching tho pit
tern of a Christim Commonwealth, which,
according to the great English liepublic.in,
fnhn Miltm, "ought to bo but as one huge
C'liisti in p 'rs.m vie im mighty growthand
st iturc of an honest mm, as big and eompict
in htu as in body." Not through any
worldly triu aoh; not through the vaults of
S'ate si root, the spindles nf 1,'iwell. or even
lie. leirneil endowments, nf Cloibridg', is
M iss ic'msetts thus ; but beciuse soeking
to extern! evcrvM hero within the sphere of her
intlueiic tho benign civilizition which she
cultivates at homo sho stands forth the
faithful, 'inseiliuvd suppirter of Human N i
turo Weelth has its splendor and the intel
lect has its glory: hot there is a grandeur
in such .1 seivico which H above nil tint
these can supply. Tor this she has alreidy
thoregird nf good men, and will hive the
immoitallifo of history. Tor this tdio Ins
nlso tho leproach an 1 contumely, which
i lu-uiiojitiut oil ages havo been poured uon
llmso who havo striven for justic on eaith,
N'nt now for the fiist timu in hiiiuvi strug
gles has Truth, whdi most dishonored,
M-'ineil most radiant, gathering glory even
nut of old quv. When Sir llirrv Vane,
I'nur. 'genus I'll 1 1 1 1 1 ' i 1 1 ii of tho English Com-
ni'iiiw e ilth, was drigged on a hurdle up the
Tower Hill, to siill'-r death by the axe, mio of
the multitude enul out to him, " ou neier
s t on so glorious a seat ' And aguti when
Russell was exposed in tho sama streets, on
his w iv to the suae sejfTd 1, the people, acs
cording to the simple, i.arratiic of his biogra-
pin r, imagined they paw liberty and virtuo
sitting by his side. Massachusetts is not
without encouragement in her own history,
Si' Iiis s-en h' r p"its i-lns. d by :,rbitrirv
p iwer has Keen In r name made a by-wnrd ol
re; roach has -m en her choiished leaders Han
cock and Adams, rxcepted'fioiu all pardon by
the eroHti ; hut th"ii, when most dishonored,
did M iss ichusetts deserve most; for then
was she iloing most for the c lusc of all. And
now, when Massachusetts is engaged m a
greater cause that that of our Fathers, bow
sen Holy can sho turn from the scoir nnd jeer
ol heartless -.iien. Her only disgrace will he
in disloyalty to tho truth which is to make
licr free.
Wot so to bear oh far worse-than the evil
speaking nf others is the conduct nf some of
her own children. It is hard to seo the schol
arship which has been drawn from her cis
tern, and tho riches w hieh have been aecumu
l.iti'd under her licisjiitiitilo shelter, now cm
j. loved to weaken and discredit that cause
wiiicuis above riches or scholarship. It is
h ltd while our fUlnw citueus in K:in-.i3,
h mo nf our I'jue and flesh of onr ll 'sh, plead
h r ib livereneo from a cruel iisurpition, and
whd the whole country, including; our oun
M'il, is tin blen down by a domineering and
brut it ilo-potisiii, to heh'ohl sons of Mass.ichu--otts,
in swnpithy, op"ii or disguised, with
tho vulgir I'ti-my quickening every where
tho I is i of t'i t isk-m ister and helping for
ward the Sit mio cirnival when slivirv shall
ha fastened not only upon prostrate Kmsas,
but upon all thu teriitories of the Itepu'dic J
w 'ion Cuhi shall bo torn from a frienlly
p nver by dishonest furco ; :md when the
s'.ive trade if-oH'with all its crime, its woo
an I its shame, shall bo op"ti"d anew under
the Ann liean II ig Alis! that any child of
Massachusetts, in wickedness of heart, or in
we kuess of principle, or under the delu-inn
ol piitism iejiidico slinuld i tin in these
things. With siiuh I liavu no word of con-iioiei-sy
at this hour. Jiut turning fioni
them tow in my weikness, j trut not to
so, m too si'Vi'ie if I covet lor tho occasion
sotnelli Vog of tlm divlnu i.t,we
To licn.l tho silver how with t-nder skill,
inlo vo d of uhi the siliut arrows kill.
fil nl'y from these do I turn to another
ch..ruter yet happily spared to Massiehu--setts,
whuso heart belts strong with the
beet 1 1 mil of tho Revolution, and with the
bust sentiments liy whirh that blond was en
ricut'd Tho nnly child ofune nf thcauthnrs nf
Anit'tieiu Liberty furminy veals tho able
and eniirageuus representative of lij-lon on
tho llii.ir of Congtess where his speeches
were tho in istorpieco of tho time distin
guished throughout a long career by tho
gritcltil trust of his fellow-citizens happy
in .ill the p'issessiun of a well spout life, un'l
surniiiii'hd by luvo, honor, ohediitiec, tr.tups
"f fii lels, wit't an nld ag-i, which i- s 'cond
jniitli ,1'isiali Quincy, stillcreet under tho
hiirtheii ol'i igl tv-lour Aiuters.puts himsell at
the head of our greit Initio ; and never be
lorn in the ,ir lor of youth or tho ma
turity nT m iiihn 1 1, did he show himself so
grandly cmspi nix, and add so much to the
heroic wealth nf our history. His iindauut
ed siul, lifted ulre.ily to glimpses of another
life, may shame tho feebler spirits ofu later
Herniation. Thero is mio other personagc.at
another period, who, with precisely tho same
burthen of winters, has asserted tho suae
supremicy ol power. It is tho celebrated
D.mdolo, Diigu of Venice at tho agi of SI,
of whom tho historian (iibhon has said in
words which arc strictly cpplicablei to our
own Quincy : "lie shone in tho last nerioil
of human life as one ol tho most illustrious
cli uacters of thu time; under tho weight of
joirs be retained a sound understanding and
a manly courage ; the spirit of u hern and
the wisdom of a patriot.' This old mm c irried
the Vcnetim Republic over to tho Crusaders,
and cxposid his pron frcelyto all thu perils
of war, to that tho historian describes him
iu words again applicable, to our day, say
ing : "lu thu midst of the conllict, the
Doge, a venerable and conspicuous form,
stood aloft in complete armor on the prow of
tho galley, while the great standard of
1 St. Mark was displayed before him." Bo
J foro tho I'uim of our venerable head is dis
I played tho standard of a greater republic
than Venice, thrilling with its sight greater
1 multitude than ever gized on the standard
ot St, Mark, while u siihliiner causo is ours
i than tho ciuso (if the Crusaders, for our
I task is not merelv to ransom un enititv se-
i pulehro; but to ransom the Saviour himself
I in tho bodies of his inumerablo children;
not merely to displace tho Infidel from u
uistant lorcign sou, nut to uixpiace film Irom
the very Jcius.ilcm of our lih.rtios.
May it please jour Excellency I forbear
to proceed further. With thanks for this
wclciiiio iioi'ept also my now vows of duty.
in an siiuiiui-ii y i'i iiiu siy inai i sock noiu
iug but tho triumph of 'Truth, To this 1
oiler my I -est cll'irts, careless of office or hon-
Snow ma that I am wrong and I 6top at
onee, nut in the cumpleto conviction of right.
I shall peisevere ug.iinst all temptation,
against all perils, ngnnst all threits know
ing well that whatever may be my fate, the
right will surely prevail. Terrestrial place
is determined only by celestial observation.
It is only by watching tho stars that tha
mariner cm safely pursiio his course, and it
is only by uheying those lolty principles,
which arc above men and hiumii passion,
thatwo cin laiko our way s.if' Iy through
tho duties nf lilo. In such obedience I hope
to live, wdiile, us a servant ol Massachusetts,
I avoid no labor, I shrink from no cxpoturo
and complain of no hardship.
Tho ceremonies being now concluded, tho
Marshals, uccompinied by a partion ol tho
tuv.tlo.ini, escorted Mr. Sumner to llmcock
street. No 20, lus place of residence. Uufore
however tho carriages had reached thero the
street was filled lor a long distance with people
and it was with difficulty that the police
could elear tho way fur Air. Humncr to leave
tho cirriago and enter his house. After he
had ontered bis residence, cheers long, loud
and hearty wero given fur him, und in res.
pnnso ho camo to the window ami mi wed his
ackn iwKdgements. This was thrico rerc.it
ol, the iruwd seeming unwilling to leave
until they had hail a lew pining words Irom
tlio distinguished gentleman. Prudence,
however, forbade his baying anything in res
ponse. Hourly cheers were also given for Mr. Hum
lior's tnoi her, who camo to fie window an 1
bowed her acknowledgements.
The cr .wd soon alter retired, und Mr Sum
ner vi is h it with his friends to enjoy that
repns'i whic'i he e" much needed alter tlio
fatigues of tlio altcrnoon
Titr. Extension or Smvf.rv. (trawl Vrn.'
grammrnf Jifluson Davis Slavery Liltn-
sinn la he the Union-l't curving I'lank in the
Dtmncralir Platform,
Tho Now Orleans Delia, ono of tho most
rabid disunionist Bticlmiian journals in tlio
country, takes Buchanan's election for
granted, and claims till tho credit for tho
South, It closes its article as follows :
Mr. Buchanan, if elected will nvve bis suc
cess entirely to tho reaction in tho Northern
mind, eaiii"l by tho determined attitudo of
tlio Southern party. Wo may bo called c.t
tremi"ts. or fire-eaters, or what not it does
not matter. Whilo we cannnt bo driven into
tho abandonment or principle tn servo party
success, we nro readv to maintain tho rights
and institutions of tho South, even to dis
union. This eotivietion wo have fostered in
the Southern mind. It is it pity it was not
fostered thero twenty years since, It wnuld
luvo saved tn the partii s a deal nT trouble.
Bui the Smthern pirty has something elsn
tu do now. Hiving checked for a time tho
bliek republican crusade, we must push for
ward those reforms at home which arc neces
siry for tho assertion and maintenance ofour
equality in tho Union, or of our nationality
and Independence out of it.
Remember that Nicaragua and Cuba are
vastly moro important to us th in Kansis lor
litory, though wo should not renounce the
1 liter. Mexico is not far ofT. The genius nf
eonim Tcial empire beckons to us from Te
huantepec, But Nicaragua Is tho great po
litical nucleus, and while tho " national"
men of the South are busy over the spoils of
the victory won through the courage and
boldness nf tho Southern pirty, let us put
forth all our strength in Nicaragua.
Wo have only four vcars tn prepare for tho
great contest of lSl'l). fiivo iVulkcr tho
power, and ho will solve not only tho Central
American question, but with it that of Cuba.
Onee firmly established in Nicaragua, ho will
restore the West Indies to their origin il con
dition, as slave colonies. It can bo demon
strated that tho comparative decline of New
Orleans commenced with tho abolition pol-
icy of England in the American tropics. It
only lequires the defeat or Walker in Niei
ragua and tho Africanization of Cuba to luiko
the declino moro than comparative, perhaps
irretrievable. It nnly requires, on tho other
hand, tho re-organization of Central Amer
icans a slavo producing country, with tho
redemption of tlio West indies from a negro
barbarism, to make New Orleans thoccntro of
a vast tropical ompiro, and to realize, in con-
nection with the I'acilic trado. the advantages
to which sho is geographically entitled.
This is a work for tho Southern inrty. Wo
have shown our power in nitional politics,
let ns give it practical directions at homo.
In tlio loregoing we navo brieliy revieweel
the causes which led to the reaction in the
North, and sketched tlio assumption that
Buchanan's election was a certainty. But
what will bo tho signification of his election,
with regard to all tho important questions of
tbodiy, wc shall be compelled to leave to
the solution of time. So far as it may con
vey n reouke to the fanatical spirit ol the
North ; sn far as It may bo an effectual pro
test against tlio open attempt ot one section
to subject another to the tyranny of a hostile
maj ; so far as it may show that tho resistance
policy nn tho part of tho South is really tho
only policy that can sivo tho Union and our
rigiits and our honor, at the samo time,
thus far, at least, it will ho a triumph for
the South ami a valuabV lessjn to politicians,
of both sections. It will prnio that North
ern interest is sup'rior to Southern fanati
cism, and that si ivery, through the subiect nf
sectional tigiUtinn, is really the strongest
conservttivo national element in the Union.
What tho northern wing of tho democratic
Congress may do with tho slavery question
vvnsimii u ivo. ti, le.ivo lo lulliro ,ieven,,i.o.ent
Wo Icar however, it is deeply imbued with
the non-extension theory ; to which so many
democratic leaders, North and South, have
given their sanction. It was no good omen
to see the vounger van Buren and John C.
Breckinridge miking speeches from tho same
ptitfnrni and in the same ciuso.and tho elder
Van Buren and Mr. Buehanin embracing up
on tlio same construction ol tlio ;seoruKc
These omens have not bncn improved by the
profuse declarations made by democratic
speakers and journals of the North, that the
Id ick republicans uttered "infamous lies"
in ch irging Mr. Buchanan with being in fa
vor of si ivery extension. Why so earnest in
this denial if tho Northern democracy desires
to preserve tho political equality of tho South,
to wdiich the extension of slavery is cssenti ill
But after all, w b ivo tho Ostend liiinifestn,
to which Mr. Buchanan is pledged. Thero is
sound enough Southern eloctrino in tint, and
if Mr. Buehanin shall live up to it, well and
good ; wo will bo the first to thro.v the mantle
of forgiveness over all his past political sins
ol omis-ion or commission. Meantime, as we
havo often slid before, though not unexcep
tionable, ho is our choice fur President; but
in supporting him we have chosen to do so
with our eyes open, and havo desired that the
Southern people should havo their eyes open
also. If they vote with them shut, it will bo
no fault of ours ; if deceived in any particu
lar, they cannot 6hako their heads ami say wo
did it.
The future is yet a problem. Assuming
-Mr. Buchanan's election to bo a certainty,
the horizon is still misty. But ol this we
feel sure: tho Northern reaction against 1'ro.
mont is duo to the resistance policy; and tho
Delta and other so called extremists and dis
unionists of the South, have been tho true
Union savers,
SorTiitnx View or Tiiakscivixo in the
NoiiTiiEitN States. Tho Baltimore Sun, al
luding to the fact that Thursday, November
21), has been fixed upon by most of tho (iov
ernors ol tho Northern States lor tho annual
Thanksgiving, asks : Where are the Gov
ernors of tho States South of Maryland I Tho
inquiry has provoked tho following rather
snappish reply from the Carolina Times :
" We aro impressed that tho Governors of
the States Soutn of .Maryland aro all at homo
and competent to docido'for themselves when
it will bo proper to fix upon a day to ofTer up
thankB t the Almighty for past blessings. The
movement on tho p irt of Northern Executives
is no critorion for Southern men. We are
subject to law, common nnd divine, and need
No bleeding bird nor bleeding beast.
Nor hyssop brnnch,nor sprinkling priest.
Nor running hrook.nor flood, nor sea
To wash a ditmal etaia away."
" It is mcot nnd rroner that tho miserable.
sin stricken, polluted and ungodly population
of the North should beg pardon for their
black sins recorded, committed against God,
their country nnd fellow-men. As a genera
tion of vipers they ought to bo warned to flee
tho wrath to come ; yet wo believe that tho
waters of Jordan, Abana and I'liarpar would
fail to wash them and heal their leprosy,
even though they were to dip seventy timis
seven, tnoy nave lnucn to no torgiven, ond
, , . , ; - v
wo would advise them to tirav often nmv
------ - - -
ought to bo covered with sackcloth andushes.'
-, .l. li.u, UM'- l.UIIItU",". ll-libUUil,
Eremitic Albany Eeentns Journal
There is a moral in tho withering rebuko
of Krastus Brooks moro precious than an
hundred ordinary triumphs, fur in the annals
of pirty warfare thero is to be found nn ex
nmpla of baseness and profligacy comparahlo
with that displayed by the intamouB N. Y.
Express. The juBt indignation of n peoplo,
outraged by tho rascalities of that Demago
gue and his mendicious Journal, will, whilo
his fate is remembered, restrain kindred ex
periments upon popular credulity.
rrern Ihe 1'rovi'lence Journsl.
Compare the speech of Charles Sumner nt
his reception in Boston with those mado by
Predion S. Brooks to his constituents, Mark
in tho one tho accomplished scholar, the
liberal, high-minded statesman, thu generous
patriot, the Christian gentleman, Mark tho
coarse brutality of tlio other, tho egotism,
the itisoleiioo, tho contempt of authority, of
order, ami the open demand lor tho dissolu
tion of the Onion,
khiiont I.i.oisi.ATtBE has voted to adjourn
on Friday, tlio Mtli inst
The WiiKiuuriiiow Birr, Somo sport grows
out of a bet inado early in tho campaign
between Maj. Ben l'crley l'oore, or West
Nuwbury, Mass,, and Col. It. Ii. Burb.ink of
Boston, on l'illinoro's getting tho volo of
Massachusetts. Tho loser was to wheel a
barrel of apples from his own door to that or
tlio winner. Col. Burbank handsomely ro
leased his antagonist from his obligation .'
hut tlio Major hid too much pluck to back
down that way, and cheerily set himself
nbout tho work of paying his forfeit,
llo started Wednesday morning and would
arrivo in Boston yesterday I'. M., if
ho continued to niiko as good tinio ns when
last heard rrom,whcron public reception was
talked of. Major I'ooro writes on tho road to
tho Boton Journal :
A Wait rnon A VnrF.i.nAiiRow. h'rwkurtpirt
Tumiikr, Ast-. 5, ISffi Thero Is nothing like
novellv, now-a-d.iys, Mr. IMttor, and your roadBrs
may like to rccclie ft "Wnlf," written on a barrel
of apples, by ono who is glad to rest, after having
wheeled tho harrow, with tho apples thereon, ten
mile- over a rou?h roid Truly can I s y that ills
n load I I havo traversed Iho Splugcn Alpino
pa", bending undor a knnpiack full of minerals
have carried flvo days' rations In n hirers ick vhcn
expecting every hour to ho inder (Ire and onco on
the desert when on my way from Palestine to Hirypt,
T hnd to shoulder a pieli-.id lie which, (with my
precious si If) had been thrown off by a vlci oh dra
ined irv, angry at being kept a few miles in tie
rear of tho ciravan. Hat thesa loads were as nine1!
lighter tnan this barrel of apple., ns an nlTiccr's
sword 1" lighter than a he ivy mu-ket, "the but well
hack," kept at Ihe shoulder by tho hour, waiting
for some "heavy bullion" to pass down tho line.
bet thoe who think it an easy job to "propel,' ruch
a loaded harrow, over a decidedly "hard road to
travel," try it.
" Sorvo. you right," sava old Twopercent, "for
making such a fooli.h bet."
tlently.my friend, If you plea.o. The bet which T am
now paying, "like a Major," was originally a plea
sant hlntcr, invlo in reply to a proportion from
nn honorable- official of Suffolk county, that tlio
los r -liould wheel a handcart around l'toatou Cem
tnon. My Idea of abirrelof apple, the loser to
wheel theia to tho other's door (sorao thlrty-i.x
miles or more,) rather " knocked" him, ns it illd a
martial gentleman on whom I tried it soon after
wards, I thought no more about it, hut printers'
Ink did tho work. My game of "Hull"" found its
way into the newspaper, and my 'chillengo' wns
1 accepted ' in due form. .s in tho mean
time tho (lardncr Americans hid declared against
Mr. Fillmore, I felt that 1 had not tho ghost of a
chance, ami tho audiences beforo whom I hale had
thehonorof speiklng daring tho ramus, will re
member that I hat c 'acknowledged the corn.'
llut It would not do to simply cry j,ircfii sn I
made ready last night, and niter hreakfist this
morning, was off, liko Col. Jim (Irccn'ti command
in nuhl lung syne, 'on the road to IJiston.' Tliark
fortune, I can tako my tljio, which is a consolation
to ono who weighs nearly two hundred.
This old turnpike, ns I hare slowly lodded along
reminds mo forcibly of the Massachusetts Whigs in
the Lite contest. It used to be thr rutrt hut its
glories havo long been eclipsed travelers pas over
rallro id. on cither hand.nr by the demoeriiticeounty
road. and nothing remains hut tho ol 1 foundations,
often sadly gullied out. Ono oldchap whom met,
a sort of " central coninilteo " man, expressed his
delight that I had taken "the pike," end I hnvono
doubt that ho would havo been ch.irmo 1 had 1 unload
ed my apples and worked for a few hours in wheeling
gravel to " mend his ways." Yet was a toll. keeper
to lie chosen to-morrow. I tear tho old lossil woul-1
bo snily ungrateful, and turn from ma as not belong
ing to " his set."
llut I inu.t not'moralize, and mu't wind up this
" waif," especially ns the cool brcero admonishes
mo to bo up ond off again. 1 mean to " put up "
equipage timo enough to go home to-night ovor tho
Oeorgc-town Killroad, a great public convenience
in theso parts, which is fiit getting a full sharo
of travel. To-morrow I shall "put in " agaiu, and
hope to reach Charlctown bri lgo on rri'layevcning,
having gone over tho road fairly and quietly.
At any rate Mr. Kditor, do not deem this haty
scrawl egotl'tical tho wnger having been made
public property, let mo havo tho credit of fairly
" whoi-ling lip." and let my slow hut sure progress
ho a consolation to others who havo to suffer tor
having "hacked up tliclr opinions." Catch me
ever offering to bet again, but "fcervabo fl.lem."
Ciuzv to TnE List. Tlio N. V. Commer
cial of the 4th, in view of tho approaching
end of the presidential contest, utters the
following rem irks. They seem to in in keep
ing with the course of that piper through
out tho coitcst remarkably so.
llut whi c wo nro rcj ilcing lhat the end is ap.
pro lehing, we cannot help wondering what jut now
are tho feelings of Messrs. nilmore, lluchinan
and 1-remont As to Mr. Fillmore, wo arc much
inclined to belicvo that ho "sltscihn em tumult's
w ave," not certain of his election probably, but
content, whether elected or not. .Some of Lis ri
vaie litters, which have escaped from tho imprison
ment he designe I to cuforco upon them, prolo the
disinterestedness with which ho entered upon tho
contest, and huw entirely he had resolved to do
ruht, and leivo tho issue with the people. Jf
the people pretor nnothcr to him for the l'nei lercy,
wo haio no blet th it It will cost Mr. niluioro u
single sigh of regret, llo has hell the office of Pre
sident and knows its cares and resKirisibilities as
well as its honors, and uas put in nomination with
out his consent or ei en consultation with him. Jlis
friends re-nominated him in the belief that he wns
the best in in for the office and the truest exemplar
oi incir senumciiis, ami ue wns not me mi.u tn tail
Ids friends when they desired his services. And we
venturo to guess that nt this very moment Millard
rillinoro is far less unxiou-ly waiting the the result
of this day's balloting than are wc and others cf
his friends.
Probably nt this moment tho lion. James lluclun
an is confidently trusting that tho sovereign s.oplo
of theso Unitol .States nt bast tho llemocnitie por
tion of them aro luuking an cffcctuul declaration
that he shall bo our next President llidee.l wc
think this not barely probable only. Wc do not
suppose that Mr. liuchauan has any doubt of bis
election. And wc, therefore, think it likely, that
he nt this moment feels no little joyat thcapproach
of the end of the contest. There is howei cr, "many
n slip 'twixt tho cup und tho lip," uud the knowl
edge of this ndige probably kccpsMr. Iluchanau as
calm, to all outward uppearanccs, as Mr. Fillmore
Is in his heart of hearts. Nor do no suppose Col.
Fremont is moro seriou.ly depressed or agitated
than ho has been for now several months. The
only point on which wo commiserate him
Is, that by his nomination he has been elevated
above the sphere to which he bclongs.and that by his
non-clcctlon, ho may experience a fall, tho momen
tum of which will take him below his proper lovcl.
Iroin the Huston Ailrertl.tr.
The Fremont phalanx in Massachusetts has
proved itself to possess an impregnable
Wo believe it has always been conceded,
tho present year inclusive, that tho strength
ol the old whig party reposod in the city of
Boston, Here has been conducted the prin
cipal pirt of the late whig campaign. With
what effect the Boston whig orators havo ad
dressed Boston whig audiences in tho Tre
mont Templo and I'ancuil Hall, may be
judged from tho following figures, showing
tho whig voto of Boston, for four years :
In 1853, Gov. Wushburn's voto in Ilaston
was 7730
In 1854, it was 4100
In 1855, Mr. Walloy'e 2551
In 1855, Mr. Bell's 1449
Thai is to say, there has been a falling off
of nearly 50 per cent annually for three
years past. Yet if wo should urge this as
1 inuioiiuiig tiiat mu recent iioucy oi mo puny
t... i :.ji:.. . It ..X ,
injudicious, wo should perhaps be
i iit ,
I I'-48 UCCIl
cruei. tto leave tho figures, ac-
cordingly, without
comment, simply stih-
inning another comrarison for
Ihe benefit of
mat class ol politicians who havo lieen lond
of insisting on tho absurd proposition that
tho Fremont movement is only tho free,
oil party under a now alias :
1851 tho free-soil party throw in
B)ton, 371 votes.
1855 the republican party threw
in Boston, 2017 "
1850 the Fremont party threw in
Boston, 70-10 "
If it he the same party, it has certainly
grown out of all proportion, so that wo may
be purdoncd fir failing to recognize the idea
tity. Sir. Fillmoro has proved to bo the third
canJidato even in Boston.
risu tin- notion liov.
What Kisn nr Aiti.es' What would bo
tho most appropriate kind of apples fur Major
rooro to wneel lioin .mioury to Boston ' In
view of tho distance, tti.-no farthers, or, con
sidering tho folly of tho bet, eneMng. As i
lie is tu perform tho labor nerliiira l'urtir
pics would bo lis well; but if tbo feelings
somo of bis party wero coiiBiiltcd.by all means,
uiiiwriOeV ivotus.
Tho spirit shown by tho llcpublicani every
where isns llttlo liko that of a defeated party
ti b possible, Our exchanges from all parts
tinnounco tlio reorganization of ltcputnican
Clubs for future contests, attended with an
enthusiasm worthy oT tho good cause winch
still remains to ho fought for.
New York. Tho total vote of New York
Stato will reach ."7i,fl0(),an increaso of 50,0(10
over the presidential voto of 1852. Fremont's
majority over Buchanan thus fur is nearly
,1(3,000 and over Fillmore nver 100,000.
The discotr.fituro oT tho Fillmore nnd
Brooks party in New York is pitiable. They
went to tho polls declaring that they had re
gistered about 200,000 vutcs, and with tho
lulp oT tho straight whigs were sure of tho
State. How they camo away from the polls
is thus set forth by tlio Albany Bvcning
Journal :
" Was ever a Party so completely uio 1 up nt ft.
llnglo blow ns tho Know Nothings t bast year
they swept and ruled tho Htato. This yenr they do
not carry a county. Their voto has fallen off in
every town. It wilt not reach a hundred thousand
In tho .s'tnto. They will not have a single Congress
man, They have no Assemblimcn, or ncxttonone.
So fir as heard from, thero Is scarcely a County In
the Stato In which they have elected even a Session
Jns'ice or a Coroner 1
Tho leaders met with tho severest rebukes,
lirooks Is defented, In spite of a Democratic coali
tion to elect him. Fillmore's own County, Town
and Stitc, all opposo his election to tho Presidency.
Vatk nrnl Whitney were refused nomination by
their own Party, nnd Haven, who ran, comes out
third and hi"t In tho race. Hunt has drawn down
upon himself ft verdict of overwhelming disappro
bation, nnd (Irnnger, tho Cnnnndnlguo. "Donit,"
puces a deserted " Marshalsea." .Sn; tramie glorii
miocfi. There nro no American on guard 1
The Fillmore vote may reach 125,000. Tho
Trlhuno says :
" lirooks will hardly run ahead of l'illmoic, mid
Is beaten about 100, oil by John A. King. Judge
Parker bents him over .',f,b00, Ho much for smelling
mound to see whero a cindidato for President tuny
or may not have said his praters tea or fifteen
years ago.
'I he satisfaction of tlio decent portion (if
the Northern press in the rebuke of Brastus
Brooks, is proportionate to tho disgraco
which he, its most unworthy member, has
brought upon tho fraternity. It finds ex-
pression in paragraphs like the following from
tho Springfield liepuhllcau.
"Thero is one thing that tho friends of Fremont
will rejoice over with exceeding great joy, viz :
that his foulest slanderer nnd most unprincipled
viliner in this campaign, tho lion. Krnstus lirooks,
tho express editor of exj res. lies, has been whipped
out in his own state by both tho Fremont and Ilu
chatun ctudid.it. s, and Is lett on the Ccl I, covered
witli his own dlit, and sympathized w ith by none
but Ids own diity minority. There let him He, and
rot in the tohticnl infamy whieh ho has so indus
triously courted."
Tho V. istern Counties of Now York, through
which Dog Noblo went barking shortly before
oloMion, and which wcro claimed by tho
Know Nothings witli sucii confidence as to
stagger the faith of sanguine Republicans
have dono well. Clinton gives Fremont about
000 clear majority, Essex about 1000 and
Washington over 2000 majority. St. Law
renco County did nobly. Twenty ono towns
give Fremont a majority nf six thousand in
about eleven thousand votes, nnd tho remain
iug towns will increase it.
Millard Fillmore was born in the town of
flenoi. Cayuga County. Tho Presidential
vote ofth.it town gives Fremont, 109 , Bueh
nnau, (j2 ; Filllnoro iio. Tlio County of Cay-
ugl, ttio tilrtli-plico ol Millard rillmorennd
tho rcsidenco of Wm. II. Seward, gives Fre
mont a plurality of 5225 over Buchanan, and
of 5115 over Fillmore, and a majority of
3300 over both. F.rie County, the home nf
Millard Fillmore, gives Fremont 1,201 maj
nritv. The City of Buffalo, tho residence of
Fillmore, II.il! and Haven, gives Fremont
205 majority Tho Town of Aurora, F.rie
County, where Fillmore commenced the Prac
tice of tho Iiiv, gave Fremont a majority 10
over loth Fillmore and Buchanan.
Twenty Fremont men nio elected to Con
grcss from New York nnd thirteen Buchanan
men. The party that carried the Stato last year
havo not elected one, even whero they ran tho
samo cindidato with the Buchaneers.
Tho Republicans havo a good workin;
majority in tho As-embly say 75 to 53
There are four Fillmoro men elected two
from New York city, cne from RcnsFelacr,
ono from Trie.
Massachusetts. Tlio total voto of Massa
chusetts will run over 100,000, being much
tho largest ever cast in the state, and two
thirds of the citizens nf Massachusetts stand
up together in behalf of tho causo represent
cd by Fremont. Fremont's plurality in all
but seven towns is ltttlo short ol seventij
thousand. Gov. Gardner's majority is be
tween twenty and thirty thousand.
Tho election of tho entire republican list of
candidates for Congress in Massachusetts,
including Banks, Burlingamc, Comins, nnd
I'M Thayer, is just occasion for great felici
tation among the straight friends of freedom
New IIaiii'siiire returns from nil but eight
towns in tho State, foot up as follows :
Fremont 38,011
Buchanan 32,153
Fillmore 391
Fremont's majority is about 5800,
I'knnsvi.vania, Mr. Buchanan gained
about 20,000 votes in his Stato sinco tho
October election, whilo Fremont gained loss
than 3,000. The Philadelphia Inquirer gives
in tho following tablo tho result of tho l'res
idential vote in that city
Democratic, 3s,!20
Fnlon. 19.570
Fillmore, 12,331
Fillmore Fusion,
Fillmore Distinct,
Total Fillmore,
Ituchanan's plurality,
Duchanaa's majority,
Tho Ledger says
" There were no less than fire tickets in the field
the Ituchanan, the ' Ftralght-out " Fillmore ticket
which was voted for by those who refused fusion
au1 which has polled a heavy tote the " Straight
out " Fremont ticket which has scarcely any votM
at niland the two fusion tickets -rith the same
electors, except the first name, the tickets being
headed respectively by the names of Fillmore and
i Fremont. This last Is tho ticket with which Ik.
1 Iliiftlinnari lpj'tr-rft I tirlcpt had tn nntAnti with
c .' ,, M.,,
l hou! I bo compared.
The vote It toieraoiy lull, But it Ii very oviaent
from the result that a large number of the Fillmore
n.n mnct h,r, tLnn.! Oil, frnra ,ViM rlnll, eT iVllllr
own party, and, Instead of voting the Fusion ticket,
tho Fusion ticket reaches lf',5vc, and hit majority
overall is 0,203, Tho aggregate vote is 70,121, or
1,52 moro than was cast At tho October election,
Tho gains of the Democracy tn Pennsylvania aro
large, independently of the extraordinary majority
received la Phllaiclpblt."
Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, tho resi
dence of Mr. Buchanan, gives a Fusion ma
jority of fourteen hundred. This is ono
thousand less than it win at tho October
The Kansis Setti.ehs. Tho ll.ietoii Jour
ml of yesterday siys "Governors lteedcr
and Buhinson and Lieut. Guv. Huberts, of
Kansi.s. wero ull in Boston yesterday. Gov.
Jlobinson left for Kansas on the same day-
He fpoakj dotcrmlnedly in bcho.ll ot the Fwo.
1 Stato settlers of Kansas, and siys they wilj
never give up that territory to slavery until
thoy ore driven from it by the bayonets of
tho I h. Government "
Tub Buchanan Vote of New York City
received its largest accessions in tlioso parti
oftlio city where tlio vicious and Ignorant
mako up tho chief part of tho population.
Tho following piragraph from tlio Now
York Courier illustrates this.
"Now tako for Instanoo tho Flvo Points. Tho yot
In that slough ofeorrupiion was for lluchanan 911 ;
Fromnnt 35; Fillmore 31 all or nearly all of tho
Fremont votos coming from tho two rcforn story
Institutions In tho locality, tn tho eighth dl'trlct
or tho Sovcntli v rU, nt Corlears' noon, tho voto
wns 533 lluchanan; ii Fremont ; 178 Fillmoro.
In tho Fovcnth District of tho Seventeenth Ward,
known ns Mackarclville, the vote was (A2 Uuchan-
45 Iremoot 1 12 1ilImore. In tho r-econd
District, First WnrJ, whero Tom Hum's crib Is
situated, nnd nt which den the polls were held, tho
voto was 532 lluchanan ; 2H Fremont ; G2 Fillmore.
In tho Fourth Ward, which almost from end to end
is ono styo of vice, the vote was 2081 Buchanan ;
2C Tremout I 21.") Fillmoro. The "Jlloody Sixth"
gives Iluciiar.an 2.155 ; Fremont 291; Flllmcro 223."
Anotmfk SroiiM on tiii: I.vki-s. On tho
night nf tho 4th, was a very heavy galoon tlio
great Iikos, especially Brio nnd Ontario.
Ono bark sank in tho harbor at Buffalo, one
propeller was driven nshoro and several
schooners also, and several vessels wcro ashoro
near Osweg'j,
Tlio etorm wai very severe at Montreal,
tearing down chimneys and doing much dam-
uge. alio steamer l'rinco Albert was urivcn
on St. Helen's Island. Much damage was
dono in exposed parts of tho country.
The l.udlow Blotter starts on n third vol
ume in a new rig, and promises to slack not
its hand in tho good work, Wo wish it
XI- A II ti, t n....i
sueiees. Il . it. uaeuu uuu .lumi a uuie-f
are announced as its co-editors. hat sort
of support they may look for from their
neighbors may be gathered from tho l.udlow
voto last Tuesday, rh : Fremont 203 ; Buclis
anati 2-1 : Fillmoro 1.
Nlw Bank in Operation. "Tlio Bank of
Orange County," was organized nt Chelsea
on tho 30th September, by tho choice of the
following Board of Directors
B. W. Bartholomew, Lenient Bacon, Eliliu
Hyde, Wm. F. Dickinson, Hiram Barrett.
At a subsequent meeting of tlio Directors
B. W. Bartholomew was elected President
The following gentlemen have been appoint
ed Aids-do-camp to his Excellency, Governor
Fletcher :
Col. Arad II. IIdwo, of Vernon,
Col. Nathaniel Harris, of Middlcbury,
Col. Edgar C. Everest, of Vergenncs,
Thanksgiving in VF.nuoM. Wo learn that
Gov. Fletcher has appointed Thursday the
27th inst., as ti day of Thanksgiving in this
Thanksgiving in Massachusetts is to be on
tho same day.
For the Free Tress.
Jon l. rirrt to tht VAmt cf tht " ftrr Prtu."
EcniasGTON, Vr., Nov. Cth, 155G.
Dear Sir : Duty requires mo to call your atten
tion to an expression in your dally paper of yester
day, which I deem ungentlcmanly towards tho Rad
ical Abolition Forty as well as towards myself.
You denominato our ticket ns tho " gankce "
ticket, thus identifying yourself with others of tho
He-publican Tarty whoso ungentlcmanly hearing
towards us has been so manifest for a few weeks
past, and which has been nt Antipodes with tbo
treatment we havo invariably received from gen.
tlemcn cf tho other rartyi not claiming to bo all
the decency.
Mr, Sankee's name was put on tho ticket without
his consent, by myself, the duty devolving upon mo
to provilo a ticket for such as are with us. I am
therefore bounl to protect him to tho extent of my
ability. His political principles and his talents for
tho ofiico we nominated him for are perfectly satis.
factory and vouched for by myself as Committee
Ills skin it a little darker than your own and in
stead of that being causo why you should uo his
name as a jest, it Is good reason why vou should
Vour slur Is but a trifling ono la Itself and wcro
It not for tlio principle involved and that it Is one
of a scries perpetrated by others as well as yourself
it would cicito but little notico.
Plenso mako what amends your enlightened and
Christian judgment may dictate and In as public a
mannor as the case demands.
A newspaper should bo so edited as not to be nn
Impress of tho Editor's notions andorlnions In ci
ther religion, politics or philosophy.
Wo support it for tho news and intelligence Tho
duty of tho Editor is to so arrango faets and argu
ments ns to lead out tho mind of tho reader to in
vestlgato for itself, so that tho man may bo an in
dependent free thinker, thoroughly furnished for
every good work.
I bono you will take these suggestions Into care
ful consideration nnd that hereafter your paper
will ho a model of fairness, kindness, and good will,
Wo understand Mr. Forest's grievanco to
be, not that his ticket was placed in such
closo juxta-poBition witli the other scattering
ticket, in our hasty paragraph, hut that it
was distinguished by tho namo of tho first
elector upon it, while tho other was dig
nified by tho namo of its presidential candi
date We used tho names applied by tho
crowd which furnishod tho matter for our
item, and really that seems to boall wo need
say on tho matter. But if nico distinctions
nro to bo insisted on, wo own that in fair
ness, when speaking of the two tickets to
gether, Mr. Forest's ticket should hayo been
called tho Smith ticket, if the other was cats
led the Fillmoro ticket, or eHo tho other
should havo been tho Wheeler ticket if his
was tho Sankeo ticket.
That would havo precluded Mr. Forest's
objections, unless ho wishes it to be inferred
that the connection of tho leading elector's
name with tlio tickot was necessarily a
'slur" upon it. If so then Mr. Forest has
only to blame himself for the way in which
he made up his ticket. 'Wo hayo not under
taken to decide on tho respeotablity of Mr.
Sankce's name, our principal knowedgo of
which comes from the fact that we have
recently had to print it in connection with
violations of our prohibitory law ; neither
have wo called in question hie fitness for tho
ofSco ho was nominated for ; neither havo wo
drawn distinctions of color between him
and other men. Mr. Forest is tho only
I om, w10 iial drawn any such in this case.
Neither do wo exactly agree with Mr. Forest
in his statement of what constitutes tho
whole duty of an Editor. It will bo after
this when we publish a paper which bears no
impress ofour own opinions,
Wo are sorry if in any of our attempts to
be jolly under our political reverses, wo havo
injured tho feelings of Mr. Forest, who is a
worthy man and good citizen, and wo bog to
disclaim all intention of so doing.
New Vork.'Nov. 8- Advices froiuTchuan
tcticotho 20th or Oct., stato that Gen.
Garza had been taking active measures to
ei'iso tho progress of Vidaurri but tho
gieatcst alarm uud excitement bad prevailed
throughout tlio entire region. Tranuuillity
1 bad however been notnowhat restored upon
"'fMl, VJT'l "iV" of1uom-
I (iarz,, una Vidaurri, and that tho latter had
grieved to reeogiilzo.Coraonfort'e Government
Vi:UIO.T lilW.lSlsATUitl?
I From it niton's Journs.1.1
Wocondcnso tho report of Legislative pro
cecdings as given in Walton's daily Journal.
Most of it,being merely titles of bills, reporti
and resolutions introduced and acted upon,
conveys no useful inform itlon to tho distant
reader, however convenient it may bo to tho
members of tho General Assembly.
TUK5DAY, NOVUM t! Fill 4, 1651.
1 ho bill relating to the taxation nf stock
in corporations out nf tbo Stite, was taken
up, nnd passed by a voto of 11 to 9.
Tho bill relating to tbo effect of nltering
listers' valuation of real estate, by averaging
and equalising committees, and form nf oath
was again taken up, dicused by Messrs.
Underwood, Benton, Pierpoint, Phelps, nnd
1 1 on ton and on motion of Mr. Ilunton, laid
on tho tablo, Adj.
lint's r..
Dills introduced. By Mr. Mott of Alburgh,
authorizing the tender of damages in actions
of trespass on tho case ; referred to the com,
on printing.
IU forts Of tho General Committee, in
favor of bill relating to salaries and fees, and
bill ordered to a third reading
Of Judiciary Com against bill rehting to
L'tiion Stores ; tho bill was ordered to lio.
Of tho majority of Select Com., in favor of
bill to insure the 'duo observanco and enforce
ment of the 1 iw of this Mate against the im
proper traffic in intoxiciting liquors. Also,
by u minority of tho Select Com. in favor of
the same with amendments.
Mr. Albeo called up the bill relating to
mileage. Messrs. Merrill, Soiile, Henderson,
and Powers moved various amendments which
were adopted. Tho bill was ordered tj a
third reading.
The bill relating to usury was taken up.
Mr. Wead moved to ninend by adding to tho
first section tho words " provided said rate
of interest shall not exceed ten per cent per
Mr. KingIoy moved to amend tho amend
ment by ttiiking out " ten " and inserting
" seven."
Mr. Green moved that tbo bill bo dis
missed. On this question tho ayes and nays being
demanded, wero as follows !
Ayes, 141
Nays, -It
senate afternoon.
Dill introduced. By Mr. Ilunton, relating
to Mortgages by liailroad Coiporatious : re
ferred to tho couiniitteo on Printing
House hill. I'elating to the duties, ap.
pointments, nnd coinpensition oT County
Treasurers ; taken up and amended and on
motion of Mr. L'nderwood, ordered to lio on
the table.
Jlcporls. By Mr. Benton, in favor or bill
extending tho timo for taking tbo capital
stock and putting in operation tho Wulloom
sac Bank.
Bill to insure tho duo observanco and
enforcement of tho law of tbo Stato ugatnst
the Improper uso of, and traffic in intoxica
ting liquors was taken up.
Mr. Wallace moved to striko out the first
three sections of tho bill.
Opposed, by Messrs. Powers, Kittrcdge,
Stewart and Spencer, supported by Mr
Mr. Kittrcdge moved that the bill with
tbo amendment lay on tbo table to be made
tho special order of Thursday morning at
half past nine : motion prevailed. Adj.
,'e;ort. By Mr Benton, in favor of bill
enlarging tho cipitnl stock of the People's
Bink located nt Derby Line. The bill
pis.i;d in concurrence.
To ascertain the amount of personal prop
erty in the State that is exempt from taxa
tion by reason of debts owing, was taken up.
Supported by Mesrs, B-nton, Johnson,
L'nderwool, Caboon nnd Blake.
Opposed by Messrs. Hoycc, llotcliki-s,
Pierpoint and Beynolds.
It was held by "tbo supporters of the bill,
that immense frauds wero cominitte'd in ex
cmpting property from taxition. and that one
of the objects ot the bill was to obtain sta.
tistics, with a view to further legislation
upon tho subject of exempting property from
taxation. Again, it was desirable occisions
ally, to take an inventory ofour property.
This was as necessary with States as with
On tho other hand, it was objected that
nothing like an nccnr.ito showing would bo
obtained ; that we should bo no nearer the
truth uf tho frauds practiced than before. It
was of no use to tako an inventory of a part
of a man's property, and stop thero. It was
imposing upon the listers a large amount of
labor, and would cost tho Stato vastly more
than it would ever bo of use.
On the question of tlio third reading.
Tho ayes and nays wcro demanded by Mr.
Jones, and were as follows :
Ayes Messrs. Benton, Blake, Caboon,
Converse, Davis, Dwight, Ilunton, Johnson,
I'helps, L'nderwood, Walker, Warner 13.
Nays Mes-rs. Barber, Cole, Field, llotch
kiss, Jones, Keyes, Marsh, l'ierpoint, Key
nobis, Iloycc, Thompson, Wright 12
On motion of Mr. Hotchkiss, tho bill was
laid on tho table'.
Dill Introduced dly Mr. Marsh of Bran
don, for tho encouragement of agriculture,
and awarding a premium for tho discovery
of a rcmcdylor thepotatoe disease; referred to
tbo committee on Printing.
By Mr. Fierpoint, for conuuittco on Judi
ciary, against the bill providing for the ref
erence ot actions in County Courts.
Mr. Ilunton supported tlio bill and strong
ly urged its passage.
Opposed by Messrs. Cahoon, Koycc, and
On motion of Mr Ilunton, the bill was or
dered to lie, und to be made the special order
tf the day for next Friday at H'4 o'clock
A. M.
Hills introduced. By Mr. Kittredge, for
tho relief of railroad corporations and their
By Mr. Stevens of East Montpelier, to in
corporate tho Washington County Bank ; re
ferred to tbo committeo on banks.
Petitions. Of citizens of East Montpelier,
Berlin, Barro and Middlesex, for the repeal
of tho charter of tho bank of Montpelier .and
lor tlio incorporation ot the vtustungton
County Bank ; referred to tho committeo on
Ot Samuel Huntington and others, for re
lief of the suffering poor in Kansas ; referred
to the select committee already raised on
that subject.
Mr. Marsh of Brandon, called up tho hill
relating to furnishing relief to tho suffering
pour in Kansas, and on his motion tho bill
was laid on tho tablo and made tho special
order of Fridiy next at half past nine, a. in.
Report. Of tho minority committee on tho
affairs in Kansas ; read.
Mr. Noyes moved that the report lio and
three hundred copies of it bo printed ; mo
tion lost.
Senate hill passed. Establishing a Board
of Education.
Joint Resolution, From tho Houso of Kep
resentutives, providing for tho adjournment
of both Houses on Friday tho 14th in-t.
Mr. Pierpoint moved that tho itesolution
lio on the table, which motion was lost by a
voto of 10 to 14.
Mr. Benton moved to amend tho Besolu
tion by inserting Thursday instead of Friday.
The amendment wus opposed by Mr. llotch
kiss, and rejected,
Mr Pierpoint moved tho resolution bo
amended by substituting Tuesday the 18th
ior i riuav uiurcsuiu. tuu uuieueiuiuiii wus
rejected, and the resolution was then adopted
bv a voto of if to 4
by a voto (
. JJ'6,,1''1
increasing the capital stock and
extending the charter of the Bank of Middle-
bury, was again taken up
Tho question was on tlio amendment pro-
posed by tbo committeo on B inks, to strike
out the section extending the charter
Amendment lost by tho casting voto of tho
President. Adj,
Reports. Of tho committee on Corport
tions in favor of bill to ineorparnte the Wa
terhury fiuarrvini nnd Mining Company ,
nlso, in favor of hill to Incorporate, the Bur
lington Mosaic Mnrblo Company, and th
bills vyer" ord'red to a third reading
Of the committee on Btnks. In fayi r of bill
to incorporate the Bink of Poultney and the
bill was ordered to tbo third roidin?
Petition. ()( William 11. F iMett and nth
er.s. for a Bink nt H-ndsboro rolerred to
tlio Committee on Banks.
Tho bill increasing tbo cnotii stock nnd
extending tho charter of the B ink of Midle
bury, wns ordered to tho third readin 17 to
0. 3
R'porls. By Mr. Converse, in favir of
House bill in nddition toohant'T') nf the
compiled statues, entitled "Soeifti. s fur tho
support of the Gospel nn 1 Llt-nrv nel her
Associations," with proposals of amendment
concurred in nnd the bill passed
By Mr Benton, in favor of the bill to in
corporate the Windham County Bink wi h
prnposils of rniendmcnt.
1 IIP lllll p,.-3CJ . I to Hi
Dills introduced By Mr. M ir-'i .f Bran
don, providing lor the' relief of 'be indigent
pour under 21 years of age; re1 err 'd to tho
com. nn Printing.
By Mr. Talt, for tho further pr deelion of
Aei'drmies nnd School hous ml .priratus
pertaining thereto1 referred to tin e tru. on
llesoluion.iy Mr. Blako of Siittin, in
structing the Secretary of State to cause to
bo prcpired and published with fio inl x of
the acts of tho present ssirin. a slit m nt
showing what pirts of tho Compiled Stitutes
have been repealed, altered or amen led, sinco
said comrilation. lteferrol to the Cjtn jn
ways anil means.
Petition. Of It. II. Barton and ot'iers, for
the relief of our suffering citizens iu Kansas,
referred to the com. already raised jn that
Deports. Of tho coin, on binks, against
bill to incorporate the Windsor County Bink,
on motion of Mr. Billings, bill was ordered to
lio on tbo table.
Oftlio committeo on Elucation, in favor of
Senate bill amending sec. 29, of c. s , relating
to tho returns of school district clerks with
amendments, w hich wero agreed to, and tho
bill was passed
Reports, liy Mr. Benton, a;aint Senate
bill to incorporate tho Windham County
Bink : and on motion of Mr. Key s tho bill
was indefinitely p istponed.
The bill to "incorporate the eapital stick
and extend tno charter ol the lianK ot .llu
dlehury, was passed.
Joint Itesolution. From tho House, fixing
the time for tho election nf Supremo and
County Court Judges on Tuesday, next, at
10J o'clock, A. M.. adopted.
ouie hills referred. Incorporates tho
Burlington Mniic Mirble Company tu tho
committee on Manufactures.
llelating to public Commons , to the Judi
ciary committee.
Incorporating Bank at Pouitney , to tho
committee on Banks.
Mr. Hotcbkiss called up tbo House bill to
ascertain tbo amount of person il property in
the State, that is exemi t from taxation by
reason of debts owing. Bill rejected Adi
Dills introduced By Mr. Elkins of Troy,
to extend the chirtcr of tbo Missistuoi Ka 1
road Company : referred to the committee .in
Resolutions. By Mr. Birtho imew, tl.at
tho two Houses meet in j unt i 'mbly aa
Tues.liy next at Jl'J u 'clock, A M . ta elc-t
Judges of the Supremo and Circuit Courts
for the year ensuing; adopted.
By Mr. Powers, instructing the commit' o
on ways and means to inquire whether tho
Treasurer's office is provided wit . the nee s
sary means lor the eafo keeping of mom ys,
papers, of the treasury department ,
'llio House concurred in tho pr posed
amendments of tho Senate to bill in addition
to chap relating to assut'i.itiuns far tho
support of the gospel and other purposes
By committee on education, uirainst the
petition of Noyes Ilopkinson and '''ursof
Salem, that tbo public lands grunt J tD 'he
use of tho gospel, bo d 'Toted tiyu 10
schools, and the petitioners had leave to
Uepoits. liy Mr. Pierpoint, upon tbo pe
tition of B. W. Dyer and 45 others, for a law
providing for a Stato Beform School, that tbo
com. on the Judiciiry bate considered tho
petition,' and whilo they acknonl. dge tho
itnportanco of the subject referred to in such
petition, they are not at this tune prepared
to adiise any legislative action there an, und
they recommend tho petitioners have leavo ta
withdraw their petition ; granted
By Mr. Benton, in favor uf Houso bill
enlarging tho capital stock of Waodstiek
Bank, and the bill passed.
By Mr, Blake, for tbo com. on Manufac
turers, against tho bill to incorporate tho
Winooski i'ailroad Lime and Stone Company,
and the third reading was refused
By Mr. Benton, against tho bill incorpora
ting" tbo Windsor County Bank, nnd Ihe bill
was laid em the table.
House Dills Passed.. Ilclating to the ap
pointment, duties, und compensation ol coun
ty Treasurer, with proposed amendments
Deports. Of the com. on Banks, in favor
of bill extending tho time for taking the capi
tal stock of tho Lamoille County Bink, und
the bill was ordered to a third reading
Of the com. on Uoads, against bill to pre
vent obstructions to the public highways
from freight cars not in motion, and on mo
tion ol Mr. Stevens of St. Albans, tho bil'
was laid on tho tahlo.
The bill for the relief of citizens of Vermont
without tho state and the suffering poor in
Kansas, was opposed by Mr Stewart, and
supported by Mr. Marsh of Brandon Mr
Spilding moved to emend so as to limit tho
relief to citizens of Vermont. Mr. Green
moved to amend the bill by striking out
$20,000and inserting $5,000. Mr. Kingsley
moved to amend tho amendment by inserting
10,000. Mr. Denio moved to dismiss tho
bill. The ayes and nays being demanded,
wcro as louows
Ayes, 120
Nays, 67
Reports. By Mr. llotchkiss, approving of
tho Keport of Henry Stevens, Esq., on tha
Revolutionary expenditures, and also the
expenditures of this State in the war of 1S12,
and in the defenco of our northern frontier
By Mr Benton, for committee on Banks, in
favor of the bill relating to Savings Banks ,
ordered to be read the third time.
By Mr. Flint, for committee on Banks, in
favor of tho bill incorporating the Home Bank
at Uinesburgh ; ordered to third reading,
The bill for tho drainage of swamps and
other low lands, wns read tho third time, op
p.isod hyMessrs, Kittredge, Hutchinson, Marsh
of Brandon, and Spencer, and supported by
Messrs, Stacy, Bradley, and Merrill, and the
bill was passed.
Mr. Morrill moved to reconsider tho voto
passed yesterday on tho bill for tho relief
of citizens of Vermont without the State, and
oflho suffering poor in Kanr,s.
On motion of Kittrcdge, . aat motion was
laid on tho tablo.
Petition. Of S, Wells and others, for tho
repeal of the Montpelier Bank Charter and
the incorporation oftlio Washington County
Bank ; referred to the committee on banks.
Tlio House resumed consideration of the
hill to insure the duo obiervanoe of the liquor
Tho ayes and nays being demanded on tho
third reading of tho bill, they were as fol
lows :
Ayes, 130
Nays, 00

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