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I'll.. l,h.A hol k IU4I. 1 In, mt pi... mi, quint ohi mtll I ll m.n'1 km 4 my .rlf iir.nl. ; r. rh..j:'l .in- . tli-i, l.ut ,ol ao nuah A I am uv dp.y ,.nd l. . ll, wrrrt .r omi.wH from aa rtoaeal, tl.it n.'i.. all dark and bara a.p.ar, I it i Uft ,n t. tr.a.n of l.re t Tl..' mi jtil. rurrnt .waapa alnof. Lift. . th.' ft .orif i.. nf m h.art. It ...'n Ihrg m.flr w ha. I f aonff, nl f rti th. n.'.n.d ha.vaat'brMOikt It..... .at lh. I Mr firli uflhoofhu LEGISLATURE OF VERMONT. SENATE. Wedwesdat, Oct. 10, A. M. t'rnyrr by the clmplnin. Th-i Senate wu called to order by tho Prei d. iit, ml the journal of ycnterday wns red. IiUit introductd and referred. Iljr .Mr. Hale, nltcniij; tht tune of holding the court in Orange Co., to tho 4th Tu hJhj' in June, and the :d , Tut-aday in Jmiuary ; read twice and reforred to I the 1 'iMiunilee on the Judiciary. I Th" S.-nnte then met the llouae in joint aa m iiiIi!) to hoar the report of the Canvaaauig C'.ii.ni.ttpp, and if necesaary, proceed to the; ! oti.in uf Slate officers. On return n? fro n jnmt aaaembly the Tlerk iniiiounreil ti. tho Senate th j.iiitlcoiiimitteeaap- j . 1 it . tl on the part of the Home. AUo. a joint ri -.olution for tho appointment of a joint commit- J ..'. t.i -x imm tho certificates of the rotes for! I' n!t .,fficem, Jurlgea of I'robale, and J uatir.es if tuu IV-ace, which rcaoiutiom ntu adopted in , MirurrtMice ; alo a joint reaolution that toe t. lluusfd meet in joint asaimbly at !) o'clock tin ulicrnoou for the election of a U. S. Senator f ir tue unexpired term of Senator Upliltn ; on ' in .tiuii of Mr. Stevena, of Franklin, thin losolu-i lion was laid on the table ; yeas IG, niya 'J. Mr. ll.ijt introduced the petition of Htmry C. Hill and 66 other tor a ferry from Alburgli to I -ilc It Mutt and back ; referred totheoomimtleo 011 UuaJs Adjourned. HOUSE. The Chair announced the appointment of tho j follou nig joint Standing committees i Under the UhJuinl Hale. Mr. Duvis of Danville, ) U aahhurn of W'.mjitoclt, of the House. Durrougby of Vernon, ) On Mil. Air. Bradford ..flUnd.lph, of h Harris of Windham, J J On Joint Hubs. Mr. McLean of Cabot, ) ... Miner of il.ncbeatar J ""t' On the Library Mr. Tape of Rutland, ) lluydt'ii of St, Albana, ufthe House. l'drlriilge of Norwicli, ) Joint Itesotutions. Uy Mr. Kioe of Somerset, tliat bo'h House jwocecd to the election of on U. S. Senator thu hfternoon at three o'clock, and meet m Joint Aaaembly immediately after, to compli to tuicli election ; ndopied. Hy Mr. llart.liorn, for a joint turaemblj' to csnvaes the votes tor County otficen) for the year erauing ; adwji'.'d, Petitions rtjtrred. Uy Mr. Davis of Danville, of J. Kasierbrook and other for the relief of D mJ WiUuii jr.; to Judiciary committee. By Mr. Buck, of Amity Webdter, for alto.-ation of her titine to Aunty Downing ; to General commit- t e. By Mr. Rich of Somerset, of Smith Sher man and others of Caatleton, calling in question tl' validity of tho election of Chester Spencer, aa the member from said town, and praying that hi id election may bo declared toid, on the ground that aaid Spencer was when elected thu l'uitmaster at Caatleton ; to commiUui on Elec tions, tlilts introduced and referred. My Mr. Hale, in addition to chap. (53 CS, relating to tho rights of married women; to Judiciary committee. Jly Mr. Washburn, to increase the capital stock of the Woodstock Batik; to tho committee on BinKs. By Mr- Pago, to incorporate tlio West ern Vermont Slato Company ; to the committee on Manufactures. By Mr. Washburn, relating to the levy of executions ; to the Judiciary com mittee. By Mr. Dmis, to repeal the act to pre vent traffic in intoxicating liquors for tho pur poo or drinking (tho liquor law oflast sewioii) ; on motion of Mr. Washburn, ordered to lie. By Mr. Smith of Barre, to amend chap SO C S relating to Common Schools; to tho committee on IMuc-ition. By Mr. I'lympton, to reduce the expenditures of tho aovernmont, limiting the per ditm of tha Liout. Governor and t'paakcr to $1 for tho first twenty eight days of tha ses sion and to iJ2 for tho remainder, mid tho per dietn ol members to $2 for the first twenty eight days of the. session and $1 for the remain der; to the committee on Ways and .Mean. Tho Chair laid before tlie House, a commu nication from the Hon. I II Woodbri lge), mna. mining to tho.Iloii.o the annual report of the Hon. Marcus O. IWr, Commissioner of the Insane, winch was read, anil on motion nf Mr. "Miner, onkred to 1m, nrrt to be prlnlod jn tho appendix to the journal of the Htniso. The Senate csmo in and the joint assombly was formed to hear the report of the committee appxjinted to canvass the votes for Slate officers. The report of the committee was as follows i For Governor, whole number of votes, Neceseery to choice, Krtns Fairbanks had John S. Robinson " Uiwrrnce Rranierd " Scattering Lieut. Governor, Wlrole number .Necessary to a choice Win. C Kitlredge had Jellereon I'. Kidder " Win. M. Pingrey " Scattering For Treasurer, Whole number Necessary to a choice George Howes had John A. Page " 1). P. Thompson " Scattering 47,415 ffij,708 20,840 18.142 8,ani m 47,101 i.ro l 20,750 18.0!0 8JI aa? 47,211 3:1,(121 2o,iHr 18,285 7,055 The Committee further reported thit no re- t.irns had been received from the towns of Huntington, Rii-hinond, and South Hern. There being no election of I State Officers by the people, on direction of the Chair the jomt assernb.y proceeded to ballot for Governor for the year eusuing, with the following results : 1st 235 118 110 97 38 2d 238 120 102 JJ3 37 3d 338 120 102 101 35 4th 237 11!) 106 HO 32 Whole Number Nee to a choice Enurtus Fairbanks John S. Robinson Lawrence Brainerd After the third ballot Mr. Bradford moved sembly adjourned till to-morrow morning at 10 that the joint assembly adjourn till to-morrow j o'clock, and the Senate withdrew, morning at 10 o'clock, whicn motion was lost. The House resumed tire consideration of the After tho fourth ballot, on motion of Mr. Row ell, j reeolotion, reported by tho Committee on Blec the joint useembly adjourned till 10 o'clock to-( tions, relating to the representative from the morrow, aod the Senate withdrew. i town of Wolls, when Mr. Washburn moved to The committee on Rules reported substan-' recommit the report to the committee with in tially the same aslant year, with the addition of mictions to report specially in regard to the rule providing for the appointment of a com- ( notice given to Xlr. Lewis by Mr. Francis, that mitte on Printing, to whom all bill shall be re- he intended to contest the election; which mo fcrred, and who shall report as to the opedien- : lion was agreed to. cy of printing tbem, and tho number of copies The chair nominated and the House appoint or each. The report was accepted and the ed the following gentlemen as the committee rules recommended were adopted aa the rules of on the part of tho Ilouso to canvass the otes the House for this session. for comity officers, Judges of Probate and Jinti- Adjuurned. , ces of the Peace, and they were duly snorn : SENATE. llenmngtun Cnuuty Messrs. Carpenter of a ttr roon. Readsboro, Itacon and Gray. llHts introduced and referred. By Mr. Pow - H indham County Messrs. Sumner, Gray and era, to repeal sec.4 of clap, el, CS; referred Whitney. to committee on Banks. By Mr. Denison. to JluUand County -Messrs. Bliss, Hitchcock incorporate the Ronton Savings Bank ; to the Qf pjugford, and Gleaaon or Benson. same committee. By Mr. Harvey, to pay A., ',iirfior County Messrs. Richardson, Ly- W. Beard i-30, tf being the amount paid by lnnn 0f Hartford, and Partridge. Beard for peddler's license, fr in which he has , Edison Co unty Messrs. Bump, Whito of derived no benefit; to the commiitee on Fi- panton, and Font. n'nce- Ornnge Cbunty-Mcsre. Bigley, White of The President signified hie approval of the , Washington, and Fellows of Corinth, appoil.troeut of Beoj. Billings, as door keeper, j ;riHifoii Cbuity Messrs. Walton, Mol-j George C. Hicks, assistant door keeper, and ,, and Smith of Birre. Gcoige C. Bites, meeacnger, in the Senate, and j annouu ed the Dame of the following Senators , to constitute the joint committee on the part of, tbe Senate to examine the certificates of the vote for county officers, Judges ofProbale and Justices of the Peace: Meesrs. MUlington, Stone, Harvty, i-'liaw, Jones, Sleeper, Morse, Moody. Stevens of atedonia, Stereos of Frank lin, Powers, Rowel!, anil Watson. Adjourned. HOUSE. On motion of Mr. Walton, Menrs. Walton, Palmer and McLean, ere appointed acoimnitteo to wait on the Governor, and inform him of the organization of the House. I The committee on Elections further reported, llitls introdwtii and rtferrtd. lly Mr. Smith of j in the case of the contested election of the rep Wdliston, to extend the charter of the Williston resentative from the town ot Wells, the notice and Jericlm and the Willioton Plank Road Corn-, given to Mr. Lewis by Mr. Francis, and a cita kauies ; to the Committee on Roads, lly Mr. ' lion served upon him to bo present at tho tak Grandey, an act concerning the study of Modi-1 ing of sundry depositions tu bo used before tho cine, (giving tho overseers of the poor po er in ' Legislature. It appeared from tho facts that certain cases to furnish the bodies of deceased ' at tho election, two votes were offered by some paupers to medical schools and surgeons, for dis bection;) to the Committee on Education. 1 ho Chair announced the appointment of Met-srx. Burroughs of Vernon, Adams or Milton, and Smith of Monkton, its tho Committee on Printing. Petitions referred. By. Mr. McAuley, of Philip SliPdiord, praying that lie may be restor ed to his lega! privileges ; to the Judiciary Com inittee. By .Mr. Rice, of Souiortrt, of sundry peroons praying for the annexation of a part of Somerset to Dover, and a part thereofto Wards- boro ; to the members from Windham Co, Adj. SENATE. Thursiiat, Oat. 20, 10 A . M. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Walker. Ittporls of Commillm Mr. Coolidge, from the committee on rules, reported ihe same rules as of last session, for the government of the Sen ate ; adopted. Pilitions. Mr. Stovens, of Franklin, presen ted tho petition of Henry G. Saxe, and 51 oth ers, for the grant of a ferry from Isle la Mott, in Vermont, to Chazy, in the State of Now York. Mr. Hoyt presented the petition of Ira Hill and 57 others, for a grant of the same ferry to James F. Watson ; both petitions referred to the Com mittco on Roads. Hills inti iduced and referred. By Mr. Kimball, to incorpoiTJte the Fuyettcvillo Cemetery Associ ISSUED SIM ULTAN J50 IT SLY ation, reforred to tho Committee on Education ; also a bill to incorporate tho Windhun County Savings Banks, to tho Committee on Banks ; also a bill to incorporate the Windham County Hotel Company, to Committee on Agriculture. By Mr. Denlson, to incorpirntu the Bank of Royalton, to tho Committee on Banks On motion of Mr. Buck, the Senate adjourned. HOUSE. Prayer by Rev. Win. H. Lord. Ilitli introduced and referred. By Mr Page, to incorporoto the Greon Mountain l.and, Lum ber and Transportation Company; to the com mittee on Roads. By Mr. Hayden, altoring the names of Horatio A. Brown and Frances Brown ; to tho General committee By Mr. Cushman of Fairhavon, rolaling to Railroads ; to the committco on Roads. By Mr. Deanu, in addition to chap. 28 C S, relating to bail ; to the Judiciary committee. Petitions referred. By Sir. Hartshorn, of Harvey Coo and others, for alteration of tho town lines of the town of Brighton and the townships of Wenlock and Ferdinand ; to the members from I2eecx county. A message was received from the Governor transmitting n correspondence, relating to the presentation by the alliens of New York of a medal, commemorative of the public services of Henry Clay, and announcing that the medal has been received and deposited in the State Libra ry ; the message and accompanying correspon dence was referred to the committee under the lih joint ruio. The committee on Elections, to whom was referred the case of the contested election of the representative from the town of Wells, re ported that at tho freemen's meeting holden in said town for the election of town representa tive, the whole number of votes cast was 103; that of tins number Nalha'i Francis had 60 and David B. Lewis had 76 ; together with a resolu tion that Nathan Francis is entitled to a seat in the House, as the representative from the town of Wells. The question being upon the adoption j of the restlulion, the Senate were announced, it being the hour to which the joint assembly stood adjourned. On direction of the chair the joint assembly proceeded to ballot for Governor for the year ensuing, with the following results : 5th. 233 120 101 101 3(5 fith. 210 121 103 100 37 7th. 23!' 120 102 100 37 Pth. 240 121 103 100 37' Whole number Necessary to a clioico Krastus Fairbanks John S, Robinson Lawrence Brainerd After the result of the eighth ballot was Jo- clared, on motion of Mr. Itarber, the joint as- ChUtemlen County Messrs. Nichols, Saxton, Roynton. fnuiUle County Messis. Hotchkiss, War- iter, and Sturtevant. I'ranklitx County Messrs. Cushman of Swan ton, Kinsman, uml Shopard. Caltdonin County Messrs. Goodwin, Leach, and Bancroft. lltstz County Messrs. Follansby, Bedell, and Ilolbrool; of Lemington. Orleans County Mesrs. Smith of Salem, Jones of Coventry, and Young. Grand Me Codnty Messrs. Hall, Maeombcr, i and Haxen. person nnd that the presiding officer received one of the otcs and it wn counted for Mr. Francis ; it also appeared that among tho votes for Mr. Francis, thero was one veto with his muio written upon it twice, and nearly cut a part The question being on the adoption of tho resolution proposed by the committee, it was opposed by Mr. Washburn, on tho grounds that the notice ns insufficient, and that tho two votes ought not to have been counted by the committee for Mr. Francis. Mr. Washburn then proposed to amund the resolution so as to read that David B. Lewis is and Nathan Francis is not the lepresnntative elect from Wells; and pending the discussion upon tho amendment proposed, on motion of Mr. Hotchkiss, tho House adjourned. SENATE. AfTF.rtNOO.V, llitls introduced and referred. By Mr. Cool.j idgo, in addition to, and amundinent of the law of the last seatfioii for the hupprcsion uf tho traffic in intoxicating drink. Tho first section of 6id act is altered by leaving out the words " or give away ;" in the 5tli section there is thu same alteration ; the 7th section is amended by leaving out the clause re quiring a bond in cases of appearand obliging the resjioudent to recognize in a' sum of notlcjs than one hundred dollars to abide the final dis position of the prosecution or action, and that during tho pendency of ucb appe.il, ho will not AT MONTPELTEU, NOllTIIFIELD, WATElUiUltY, &0. THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 1853. violate any of thu provision, of the act ; tho provi'o to the IHh sec. is rcpoaled ; by sec. 5 or the bill, victualling houses, shops, and cellers. are prohibited from selling cider in quantities less than 5 gallon, under o penalty of ten dol lars for oach offence, with a proviso that no per son shall be prohibited from manufacturing for his own use any fermented liquor, nor from manufacturing and selling cider for medicinal, chemical, mechanical and culinary purposes only; the 12th sec. is amended so as to throw tho burden or proof upon tho prosecution; the 82d sec. is amended so as to give a jury on the question of intoxication ; a jury trial is granted in all cases arising under tho act; the officer who makes a seizure or liquor is constituted the proper officer or the justice's court unlew other wise ordered by said court; tho right to chal lenge jurors, as provided jn chapter 21), sec 50, C is givwn to 11m Government in trtale VeftfU, a justice; the inhabitants or the towns where the offence was committed are declared not dis qualified to sit as jurors. On motion, the bill was reforred to a solect committee, consulting of Messrs. Warner, Wit tors and Powers. Mr. Stevens or Franklin introduced a bill in addition to chapter 75 C S, in relation to steam grist mills; referred to the committee on Agri culture. Adjourned. HOUSE. The House resumed tho discussion or tho resolution reportod by Ihe Committee on Elec tions, relative to the election in the town orWolls, tho amendment propoacd by Mr. Washburn be ing under consideration ; the amendment was discussed further, Messrs Soiilo, Palmer and Ilarber opposing, Mossrs. Adams of Milton, Washburn and Walton ftvoring, and rejected, ayes 1 1, nays 120. The question then being on the adoption f the resolution as originally ro jiorted to the House, that Mr. Francis is and Mr. Lewis is not entitled to a seat, as the representa tive from Wells, Mr. Davis or Danville moved that it bo laid on the table, which was disagreed to. Mr. Walton then moved to recommit the benng Msnufucluring Co. ; and the Caledonia whole matter to the committee with instructions Stone Cutting and Quarrying Co. ; to the coin to report specially inittee on manufactures. By Mr. Adams of Mil- lst. Whether one piece or paper containing ' ton, granting a lerry to John B. Reynolds and the name or Nathan Francis written thereon Harry Hill; to tho members from Grand Islo tite, said paper being nearly severed, was re- t County. cpived and counted as one vote for Nathan The Committeo on Elections, to whom was Francis. recommitted their rejiort upon the cao of thu id. Whether two votes were tendered by any , contest in tho town of Wells, reported fur one person at ,tho ballot on which an election ther, that one piece of paper with the namo or was declared. I Nathan Francis written thereon twice, and noar- 3d. Whether either or tho last tnontiond ly severed, was counted as one vote Tor Mr. votes was for Nathan Francis ; and whether ei- Francis, and that it appeared that soino perron ther or all tho aforesaid votes wore counted by at the election ofi'eered two votos, and that one the commitec, and if so, for whom they were or tho votos offered was received and counted, counted. . , but that it did not nppoar for whom said voto Mossrs. Adams or Milton, Walton, and Hay-' was. Tho question being upon the adoption or den favored tho motion, Mr. Plyinptoti opnosod, tho resolution recommended by the committee, and it was agreed to ayes 101), nays DO. Adjourned. SENATE. Fkioav, Oct. 21, 10 A. M. Prayer by the Chaplain. The Senate met the House in Joint Assembly to elect State officers. Petitions. By Mr. Witters, of Jacob Rey nolds and 52 others, and of William Wait and lr1! others, for the grant of a ferry Ironi Isle La Mott to Alburgh ; referred to the committee on roads. Hills introduced and referred. ly Mr. Buck, providing that adjoining proprietors of lands, be tween winch there is no division fence, shall not, with tut common consent, suffer animals to run at largo on such lands ; and that cattle found at largo, contrary to the provisions of the bill, may , be impounded, as damage feasant. Read twice and referred to the committeo on agriculture. llepo'li- of Committees. Mr. Coolidgc, from the Judiciary Committee, reported in favor or tho bill to niter the tune uf holding tho courts in Orange County, and tho bill was ordered to bo engrossed and roan the third time. Mr. Harvey, from tho committee on agnail 1 turc, reported in ftvor of the bill to incorporate the Windham County Hotel Company, and tho bill was ordered to its third reading. " Mr. Hoyt introduced o joint resolution to pro- ceod in joint assoinbly to tho election of Seoru- trry of State, and Auditor of Accounts, at three o'clock P. M of Wednesday next. Mr. Hale moved that the resolution bo laid on the table, hut the motion was lost TlioJtegulu-1 tion was then adopted. I Mr. Jones moved tint when the Sonatp ad-1 journ, it adjourn to 2 o'clock P. M. of Monday next. Mr. Stone proposed to amend the motion by inserting Tuesday instead of Monday. Tho amendment was disagreed to, and tho motion in its oiiginal form prevailed. On motion of Mr. Warner the Senate ad journed. HOUSE. Prayer by Rev. Ell llallou. Hills introduced and referred. lly Mr. Good win to ropoal sections (1, b, and 9, or ciiap. 00, C. S., rolaling to encouragement uf Agncul- e, Domestic Manufactures, and the Mechanic . , . . ture, Arts ; to tho General Committee. By Mr. Patndge, grunting a ferry to Aimsa L. Hoi coiijb ; to the members from Grand Isle County. By Mr. Wulker, relating to the County build ings in Windham Co.; to the members from Windham County. By Mr. Patridglating to the sale or furnishing or intoxicating liquo ; ordered to lie. lly Mr. .15 irroughs, in amend ment or chip. 80, C. SM relating to tho Grand List; to the Committeo on Printing By Mr. Smith, of Birre, in addition to chap. 114, C. S. relating to tho collection and disposition of fines, cost, and recognizance in criminal cases ; order ed to lie. By Mr. Washburn, to amend chap. 05, U.S. relating to the Homestead ; to tho Commiltoe on Printing. Hesolutwn. By .Mr. Deanc that the General Committco bo instructed to inquire Into tho ex pediency of increasing tho fees uf jurors, injus tice courts, and report by bill or oilier nine; adopted. Mr. Patridjo called up tho bill in addition to the uct to prevent tho traffic in lutoxicating ,iq or for thu purpose of drinking, and it was refer red to the Committeo on Printing. Tho chair announced tho appointment of tho following Standing Committees ; Tho Committees will bo given in another place. Mr. Itico or Somerset was excused Tram serv ing as thu Chairman or the General Committee. The hour having arrived, to which the joint assembly stood adjourned, tho Senate caino in, and the ballotlngs Tor Governor proceeded, with the following results : Dth 10th lllh I 210 241 240 I 121 122 121 101 103 104 101 101 100 35 U 33 Whole Number Necossary to a choica Erastus Fairbanks John S. Robinson Lawrence Brainerd After tho eleventh ballot, Mr. Field moved to adjourn till Wednesday morning, at 10 o'clock ; the motion was agreed to, ayes ICG, nays Q), and tho Sonalo withdrew. Mr. Pago called up the bill relating to tho sale or furnwliiug or intoxicating liquor, and it was referred tu the committee on Printing. Mr. Hayden moved that the Ilouso proceed to tho election of Clerk Tor the year ensuing, which motion was lost, ayes 70, nays !)7. Mr. Grandey thon moved that the House proceed to tho election or clerk this afternoon, at 3 o'clock ; Mr. llolrhkiss proposed to amend, so as to fix tho time at Wednesday next, at 3 o'clock P. M. which proposition was agreed to, ayes 10(5, nays !W, and the motion, as amended, was opposed by Messrs. Grandey and Walton, favored by MoK.tr. Lyman or Hartford, Field, Hotchkiss, Rice or Somerset, and agieed to. A message was received from tho Governor, transmuting a correpondenco relativo to a set or standard weights and capacity measures, furnished for the Stato by act of Congress, and announcing that they are ready Tar delivery ; tho correspondence was referred to tho Committco under the 4th joint Rule. Adjourned. HOUSE. ArTF.aon.v. Hills introduced and rtftrrut. y Mr. Harts horn, to incorporate the Essex Leather and hum that Nathan Francis is, nnd David B. Lewis is ! not, entitled to a seat in the Ilouso, as tho rep- I resentative from tho town of Wells, Mr. Wash burn olicited a further statement of facts from the Chairman or the Committed oh Elections ; I the resolution was opposed by Messrs. Wash burn, Adams or Milton, and Hartshorn, and fa vored by Messrs. Piynipton, HotchkiM and Soulo, when Mr. Davis or Danville moved to lay the report nnd resolution on the table. Mr. Mc Lean opposed this motion and it was disagreed to ; the resol ition waa Turther opiiosed by Mr. , Walton, and favored by Mr. Smith of Monkton, when, on motion of Mr. Adams of Milton, tho resolution was divided, and tho question taken upon that part of the resolution, that David B. , Lewis i'j not entitled lo a scat &c., and decided in the afiirtnativo ayes 110, nays 81. Tho , question was tlion takuu upon the remaining part uf the resolution, that Nathan Francis is enti tled to a seat, &.O., and decided in the affirma tive ayes 04, nays bl). The Committee on Printing reported in favor of printing 300 copies of tho bills relating to tho liquor law; and tho law rotating to tho home stead ; tho report was adopted. Mr. McLean moved that when the House ad journ, it be till Monday, at 2 o'clock! P. .M.J -Messrs. I- lold, alton, and Washburn lavorctl, I Messrs. PJymptun, Gray, and MntthewBon op- posed the motion, and it as disagreed to, ayes j -i -O- I Mr. Francis appeared at the bar of tho House, and received tho oath, as the representative j from the town of Wells. On motion oi Mr. Grandey, tho clerk was di rected to make up tho debenture uf David B. Lewis till tomorrow morning. Adjourned. iUisccllmicouc. The Death of Uncle Tom. The southern journals protect against the beautiful riitnmict) of Mrs. St.nve, on the ground that its incidents are exaggerate'!, although the hcciiniplisheil writer, in her Kiy to Uncle Tom, lias justified every e t in uml circumstance which the describes hy cuing parallel faets. But if the Kry ,,evef pr"'ari-l, the columns of 1 !' 7u,he . .,,llr".!'13 !"'" -. .1 jluto furnibheil ample evidence oftliesuli- manual truth of Airs. Slmte's reprerenla- Iidiis, So ono ot her incidents, lor in stance, lias created more remark than the dentil ol Uncle Tom by means of (he vio lence of Legreo, ami it has been said that no such v 1 1 1 1 u i as lie is made to he, could exut, and that no such event as the murder ol an old, faithful and pious slave by his owner, was likely lo occur. Yel lead the lullotviiig paragraph, winch is extracted roin the Carrollon (Louisiana) Star of the 23d ult : " Wo grieve for the honor of tho town, to have tu record an inhuman outrage piacli ceil on Ihe body of an old negro of this place, limned Johnson, thu slate of Charles lime-, by limes liunself, which resulted in death. Thu negro was nearly ninety years of age and universally venerated for ins so hemes and honesty, as well us for his rev olutionary reminiscences. The monsler uiaster, taking umbrage at sonic petty of fence, deliberately whipped, (.tamped anil kicked linn lo death, on Saturday lust Tim fellow feigned aicktiesa, as is supposed, lo cover a design ofescape, and even had the blasphemous hardihood to effect a Tear ol'im. VOL. XLVII, NO. mediate death, and to go through tho Tuner al farcu of making a public will. Officer Kener left two deputies in guard at Ins resi dence till Monday, when llit! body of the ne gro was disinterred, and an inquest held over it by tho cotuner. The unauimatis verdict ol' the jury several physician being pres ent, nl jo assented was that hudied from the effect til the blows and kicks lie had received from his master. Persons, who witnessed the examination, say that the sight was sick ening Ins whole back cut and bruised into jelly, and the lower part of Ins body nearly kicked to pieces. Immediately after the in quest tho monster was taken to jail. Let him go (low ii hand in hantl with Legrcr, a hideous verification of that horrible, villain," LetiAL Rr.si'oNsiiiii.n v of FATiiEns. A father is not responsible for the business debit uf an infant child i, e,, a child un der iil nor is he ordinarily responsible for food, clothing, or other necessaries furnish ed the child by third parties. 'Ill the case mentioned, therefore. Ihe father would no! I tin t.i.t.lr. Inll.n ui.,l. i-rrttl.l,,.. M'l.n .ti.l.la ol the son would be voidable obligations, which might be ratified after he became of age ; in which case judgment could be re covered thereon against the sou by his i creditors. There is much popular error on tl, ...i,...i r .,.....'. i.. i r... .i.i i t ,ii i-'-" imuiinj ,, ...e unlit nf lint Rt.na initio- rum A nmnnl items 01 Ins sons under age. A patent is under a natural obligation to furnish ece saries Tor his infant children, and, if he neglect that duly, any other person who (iipplies necessaries is deemed to hare cnuierreti a uuiieui on inu ueilliquuiit pa rent, for which the law raises an implied promise to pay on the part of tho parent ; out what is actually necessary mil depend on the precise situation of the infant, and winch the party giving the credit must be acquainted tuih at Ins peril. No man can lake upon himself to diclato what clothing a ciiiiti snail wear, al what tnnu lliev s ia bo purchased, or of whom. On tins subject OHaucciiur Kent iioitis the following laii auajju : " A father is not bound by the contracts of his sou even fur articles suitable atitl nee- CHsary, unless an actual a.uhurity be prov oil, or the circumstances be sufficient to un- ply one. Were it otherwise, n father who lias an imprudent son might be prejudiced lo an indefinite extent. What is necessary for the child is left to the discretion of the, parent ; and whore the miaul is under the control of his parent, thero must be a clear iimissiun of duly as to necessaries before a third person can interfere and furnish ilium and charge the rather. It will always be a question for a jury whether, under the cii -1 ctimsianucs of thu case, the father's nu-j thorny was to bo inferred. If the father , suuer uie ciiii'ircu io remain auroati tvitii i. r i... r ,t i their mother, or if he force them Ironi home by fevisrc usage, he is liable for their neces saries." A'. Y. Sunday Times. " Solitaru ami Alone" The Philadel. phia Inquirer sujs Col. Benton is now scv - cuii-nut: jears oiu, anu auus : " we saw i oc urgcti. J lie last Thursday in No liun the other day on the pavement near hi vembcr being once adopted and publicly house in Washington lie is the youngest ; acknowledged as the day, custom would looking man of seventy we have ever seen, , soon fix ila ohscrvancc-flS the distinctive- 1 rather luller in habit aim broader than he uted , appear. He we.tr, his hat w,.h a 11 ... . - . knowing expression, a little on the left sido, ... f ,l"u" "ns locaico, walks ith a deliberato and ineasiired tread, :tms ,oast would bo introduced. God hating homothing like pride in its teeming, i W0UU lie recognized as our Lord and something that bespeaks a consciousness benefactor, and n brotherhood in happi that lie is Thoinna Hurt Benton, lie feels ncss as the great aim of our institutions.' his powers, nnd so does his country, and so will it ever. II is mark will be left upon Protestant Chinamb.v The Nevada the era of his bre. Few men ofcpuai intel- (Cal.) Journal mentions it as a curious fact lectual power and knowledge have appear- that many of tho Chinamen in that re-don ed on tliojstago of acUom 1 at0 l'rntostaiils, who take oath on thcni- - Iila in courts of justice, ami say they wero A Itght and Us Consequences. List converted in China by the labors or a inis Siinday, an Irishman by the name of Sul- Isionnry, whom they name wilh much ovc livau and an Amoiican by llm name of They aro pear.able and industrious and McLain engaged in a fight, during which j give practical evidence that " their faith is the Irishman bit off" the cud of his nutago- illustrated by works." nisi nose ami hwuiiovvcii u. i no next day, Monday, Sullivan was arraigned before, Judge Cochran, who ordered him to Wis casstt to await a trial for the offence, Tuesday morning came, when he was to ho carried to iscatset, but not fancying the ride, or tho reward of his exploit on Sun day, he cut his throat with a pocket knife. At thu lime of penning this paragraph it was i .. ........ n ... ......... n l.n I. f ....,. It.., i.iiuui itiiti wiiuiuui no .tnnu, iuuuvui. uib. Kobuisou and Banks sewed up and dressed .i. i -- ; if- lllu nuuu.i. iivin.i.i.i. .rji.j vim. jiu, A Hoosimi's Dcscitii'Tlo.v or a UiNNr.it at Tun Ahtoii IIoumi-.. 1 met upon the Irani an elderly lloosicr, v ho had just been o tee thu exhibition at New York, ai d who had also seen tho Hi padrone, us he called it. uiti you remain long in mew xorK i l asked him. " Well, no," answered he thoughtfully, " only two days, for 1 saw thero was a right smart chance ol starving to death, and I'm opposed lo that way of going down, I put up at one of their taverns, and I allowed I was going to be treated to the whole." "Where did you stopt" said 1, inter rupting him. "At the Ashtore Ilouso. I allow you don't cntch me to no such place ogtu. Thoy rung a gone, as they call it, four tunes aforu breakfast, and then, when 1 went in to cat, there wau't uarry viltlea on tho table 1" "What was there t" I ventured to in quire. "Well," saiil llm old man, enumerating the items, cautiously, as if from fear of omission, " thero was a clean plate wrong side up, a knife, a clean towel, n split spouit, utid a hand hill! and what was worse," addetl my companion, "thu insult, in' nigger up and asked me what I wanted : 'vitiles,' says , ' bring in yer tittles and fit help myself I" Freedom of Slaves. Last week our towns man, John Fisher, Ksq, gave freedom lo his entire lot of slaves, five in number, four of whom, with quite as much furmturo and money as would satisfy approachable fastid ious while folks, removed to Pennsylvania. Ouo of these four was held in the highest estimation by Air. I'., and thousands ol dot lars would have been no inducement for her sale. Thu fifth remains at home, preferring the steadfast assurauco of a proper adminis tration of his wants in slavery than to buffet the adversities of life with Ins freedom, al though he is a stout, allhlelic Bud healthy man. Westminster (Md.) Carroltoniait. 49 WLtorE NO. 2J5d. Interesting from South America. A Idler from Rio do Jnnciro m tho Journal of Commerce states that a trcatv has been concluded between the United Stales, and tho Argentine Confederation, sccuriiit- the frco navigation of tho llio do In I lata and its immense tributaries, and also religious toleration. It is added tlmt similar treaties havo'bcdti madewith I tanco nnd Kngland. We copy the following paragraphs respecting the pros pective results: 1 I lies., vast rivers, draining tho most -t,lo country ,n the world, aro now, for io itrsi time, to bo th fcrt (I solemn treaties, to the commercial enter prise of our own energetic nation of tho North, and lo others who may enter tho hst, and they are lo become tho nrcat high ways to and from the rich Llanos or grassy plains of Central and Ro,,.,l Uraztl, the Lastern s ones of rfnliui,. lt, nbundant fields of Paraguay, and tho undulating prairies and broad I'ampas of the Argentine Confederation, nnd of the Republic of Urnguay. a now trade will spring up with th: .... . rb "i' "tttiiiruo mlmon9 , prjop o. The Christians ns I n 1 iiw ui isu.ilis 113 I ,..i no ,i, ' .' . , , , VC" a' ,!,C. 0""norcinl world will have auso ( rojoicooii account of the treaty, , 1 I,rllclcs havo not yet transpired, but " wc romotnner tho treaty concluded last year, between Alr.Schenck and Mr. I cifdlotoi, on tho ono part (for tho Urn- ted States) and this llenublin nfTT nn llm ntt.r.f ; ia.;ll t... ii i ai 3 V ..n, ' . V ""cmicii wnai , ?' "-''S10" I)r,vi "ere obtained ; l""" ,wp cn" assurodly gather that theso Bf"0"10" ''nv0 Hot lot a similar occtsion 1 '"" certain mat linio will tin. en inat iMr. bclienck and Mr. Pendleton did not, like those who made our treaty with Mexico, forget that ours is a land which uxtonds rcligiou liberty lo the ' '' , , V J ' , . l'l(;re",rt! "as 1 r'8hl t0 "cma" "H this privilege shall J0 0l0'-du(l to our citizens by nil nations etweon whom and our country treaties of amity nnd commerce exi'st. No Mniliai affair can take placo in thoso countries now. " , 1 AI"i-'-iviNa Uay. Mrs. Sarnli "Ulc l,uIu' w" has been urging, for several years, tho adoption of one fixed tiny by nil the States ol the Union as a day of Thanksgiving, in n recont loiter i on f lie sulitect. savs ...... J ' J ' " 1 Here are so many good reasons, re ligious, political, moral, and social, for holding Thanksgiving duy siniultano- OUSly III CVCry alatO ot our Union, tlmt i feci sure no serious objection would nr;,.;i r r- ni . pn' RC f n frCf Cl!r,st"l people.r- W uniH-nr fill A,rrtnnn I ,L'l A Prolific Pear Tree. The Portsmouth Chronicle slates that in u garden in that ci ty is a Si. Andrew's pear tree, which has borne irre crop nf pears the present sea son, and is now in bud for ihe fourth crop. Rev. A. Foster, Into of Putney, having :cepted thu call of the Cougreatiotia .,.,..,l. ... f ...1. a. in ajtiuiuw, renucsis all commuit- , cations for him to be directed nccorcliin.lv I imhij,ij. Jscgal Decision as to the Wights ofTrac- I tilers. A gentleman broui'ht an action re- 1 cently, in one ol the Ohio courts, against I 'ho owners of a steamboat on which he had I" n trunk containing 82000. The court held that they were bound in pay for the lo of ordinary baggage, but not for any thing uuuauni vaiue, unless it was maile known to them beforehand so that they could take exira care, and charge an extra price for carrying it. Accordingly, llm jury brought in a verdict allowing him ?300 the vnluo of tho trunk and the clothing in it butdis allowing tha $2,000. iresrtrrt paper. Laconics. The most disagrecablo situa tion for a man is, to bo uaablo to reco'ncilo Ins heart and conduct. Nothing elevates us so much ns the pres. ce of a fpirit familar, yet superior, to our en own He tint loses his conscience has nothing left worth keeping. 1: " Ifj on would not havo affliction to visit you twice, lisleiiHit oiicu"itj"whai it teaches, It is wise ftorio seel? a" secret, and honest not to ruvdal it; Hon, Simeon Gruenleaf, LL. D. Profi-s. sor of Law in Hartford University, died suddenly at ns residence in Cambridge, on Tliui.duy evening, the (ith instant, IIo had his usual health on tint day, and for a long time previous, and Jiad that afternoon attended lo mutters of . professional and other business in Boston. .He retired at tii-i usual hour, apparently ns well as ever, fell asleep ot once, and soon expired, with-, out a groan or smuggle so calmly mil im perceptibly was the quiet of sleep changed for the eternal rest of death. A right, education is not merely the reading of limn y books, but the ability of inuUiug knowledge useful to ourselves &. others. It is not simply to acquire inllu etico over 'dur lellow-creatu'rcs, but to make that influence, subtor'vicnt to'mbi al excellence and piety.