OCR Interpretation


The spirit of the age. (Woodstock, Vt.) 1840-1844, November 13, 1840, Image 2

Image and text provided by University of Vermont

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84023294/1840-11-13/ed-1/seq-2/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

o'clnck ou Stiirday night, insload of fivo. The
vnlu oflhis s.iinn towu uf Milillo in IS32 was not
lodged in thc County clork's ollico till bcscii ltonrs
allcr llio ,-ippjinicil timo, aiul tho clcrk h.ul nlrcady
tcnt Ins eeriilicd list tn lliu (iovcrnor. Vet tho
clcrk even tlicn, tr.inniilted llio otes of Milvillo
to tho Governor, willi a eerlilicnlo of the facts uud
tliov wcro counted lty tliu (iovcrnor aml Council.
Thu was a construclion of lliu law which tho Cum
liorl.iiid clcrk and the fiovcrunr aml Council wore
bnund to rcgurd. Vet a lirst rolnm frnm Mitville,
thoiigh iiil'urnially nulheiiticatcd h.ul licon reccived
hy tho clcrk us o.irlv ns Thursday. 'I'hat it was
his dnly lo rogard tfiis rctuin nm oerlil'y it to thu
Governor, Ins heoii nlrcady shnwn iu our rcmarUa
upon tiie vute of South Aiuhoy.
N'e can seo 110 rcjfoa tlion, i'or the county olciks,
and tho (iovcrnor aml Coiiuoil couuting nll ihe
otes duly givcn, liut informully rcturiied, of ull
othcr tnulis h.ivo Milvillu and i-ontli Amboy, bnt
this, that llieso towns gavo a majority fur tliu l)o
moeralic caudidalo of 338 otcs. This fact was
wcll kuowu lo llio county rlerks wh'i suppressed
tho votcs, the Gnvoinor who refuscd to ' send' fur
thuni, and the Cnum-il wlio iieglectcd to comit
theni; and ul-ai, tli.it tlieir supprosMon in tho connt
vtonhl give tho eurtilicales of election to tliu politi
cal partMaus of Governor I'cnningtou, his Council
and county clurks, uud f 'iid to llio 2Glh Congress
willi lliu "llro.id S al," of New Jorsoy, fivo per
sous wlio wcro notaccording to its laws iiieinbcis
of tli:it Conjjress: whilo thu snno voles conntcd
fur wlium tlioy wcre givcu cntitled livooftliclr po
litical oiiponents to seats and credcnli.ils.
This hold fraud was dcsigned upon tliu elcctora
and clculor.il nglits ol Iho peoplo ol New .lorscy,
and Gov. IVnniiiglon scnt fivo ofhis p.irtizans to
tho 2ulli Congrcss witli tho "llroad Scal" ol the
Stalo oerlifyiug to a broad falsohood.
Was Congress liound to ndinit tlicso "hroad
scal" claiin.iuls to seats unilor theso circiiinstan
ccs, wlien at tlio sanio tinia willi llio fiiUely ccrli
fting cri'deati.ils, wa plai'.od in tho pos-ie-nioii of
liia tlomo tlio fullost proof tliat thoso croduntiaU
bclonged to otlioH .'
Art, 1. Koc. .1. ol llio Cointitntion of lliu Vnitcd
Ktntcs duclarod. Tliat "oacli Houho slull bo tliu
j'.nlgo of tho olcction rciDVi?, and (pialificatioiij of
its own mciii'iorV Aml dov. 1'i.niinigton cannot
by any forni of ccrtillraln, linwover ibruial, t.iko
from tho IIoihooI' lU'iirc.-iCiitalivis tlio powor of
judging of tho reluri), iN aiitlicnti.-ity, iu Irntli, in
tha liist iiHtancu wIicmi tlio roll ii nmdo liy its clcrk,
nny inoro lli.in in tlio sorond, on a lri.il bcl'oro
coiniiiilloo on ck'ctioii-'.
Ifit'n trii", as coali'iidcd liy fJuv, I'oniiitigton
aml liis poliiic.il pirli..nn, tliat tlio scal of a ntatc,
thougli all'ucd to a f iNuliood, ontitli's wlioiu it ilo
claroj clc'c l to a seat, llini tliu (invurnnr of Xnw
Ynrk niight si'iid into tlio llonsu -10 nicnilii'i s wlio
lrid not rcccivcd a inglo volo, ani' wlio would re
tnain till afU'r tlm dilnlory prorcss of a rcpurt frmn
llia 0011111111100 of oloctions ntid llio inot iniporlant
inittors lnd lict'it ducidcd liy tlieir votcs, in couu
ciU iuto which fr.inil and iiii-rnptiiin alonohail giv
en tlicm an ciitiance. Tlicro U no law which can
tmnction such wrong, nnirli lcs.i compcl it.
It U tlio oomplaint of h'n oxccllci'.cy lli3t(iovi'r
nor of tliis Slato, and of lliu joint ro.'olntioin of tlio
Council and (Jonural Asoinbly of iS'cw Jursoy
trainmitted tn lli'n Stato, tliat iho (.'onslitnlional
riglits of Niu .lcrsuy havo buon di'iiicd lu-r iu Iho
rejcctiou of licr lopr'ost'ntalivos dnly coiintiiViuiiuil
fcc. lieri'ii jiiur l oininitlco pcivcivcs tliat tlio
Ilousn of llopr'iinntatiiiw, in tho t'vcrcNo of its
coii-titiilioml powcr and dnly of jndging of llio
rctnriH of ils mvu ini'inl)Lrs, has proloctod tlio
pcoplo nf llio Sialn of ow Jcrsoy and iisulf fioni
tlio S'oa fraud of a (ioM'rnor and Uvn county
clr .j, wlio alti'inptcd to iinpnso npou tlio itato
and upon tlio Kouiolivo porMitH wliom tha olcc
tors nf New Jor. y hiiil ncvcr clioscn. It was llio
rniuiitiiiional rilit of tliu I'ri'cniLMi of New Jcricy
to bc roprosunlud liy iIhho tlioy had cliusi'n, aml
lill UlHUO of Itt'prtfnlulUo jvurauttl tltu anly
rnurso tlnt could proi rvo to iIiimii U riglit. Tlio
Itons" was llio (.olo judgo of tho midenrn of cloc
linii. It w.h not conlini'il lo lliu rcitilicatos nlono,
liut could I'xainiuo wli'itovi'r inoro it clnwe, aml
upon Ihu whulo iniiloiiou in tliu c.isc, it dccidcd
pninHlciitly with lliu iruili, and tliua llioaltcinptcd
fr.nd was defealod.
And lliis iittcinpt of tli.i v.liigs of ,ow Jcrscy,
niilcil by tho wliigs of tha I'nioii, " to troat tliu e
loction in tliat Ht.'itu, iu tlion li thny had not bcrn
dcfcatod," llnn c.pu-"cil and pri'vcntcd, ils jicrpp
Iraiors in New Jiwy, iniglit bo o.vpcctt'd to du
fuad. Ilul it vas lia'dlv lo bu snpposcd, tliat in
bi'ing tliin balll'.'d iu tli.'irdi'sigii to iolato tlio con
(titnlioiial ri'dils of olb r.s, lliuy wonld a.suino sncli
a want of lndigiial.on fur lli! d'ouial nf constitiilion
nl right lo llicins'dvcs; uor tliat n fraud upon popu
lar uloclicii of ttii-t charaetcr thuiild find counle
nanro in auy iiiartor, iiiurli Irss tliat it sliould re
ocivu tho approbalion of liigli oilicial station.
JOIIN UUCIv.MASTI'.ll,
Vhairman J' Committtt,
nu: v'A(;i:s oi' lauoii.
NfiVi-r. fincn tliisgoviiriiinciit was forincd, has
tlioru bccii sucli n tolal rcoklossncss iuall thiogs ro
laling to politics, ns llio fcdcrol li.iuki'rs liaMjo.vliib
ilcd ilutiug thu past y"arto gain polilical powcr.
'l'liey Irno prontiscil higli wagcs lo tho laborcr,
higli pricus lo lliu finuor, imd an npcn 11 old In tlio
sp'iculjtur. Tlioy Invc succoilcd in I'lccting llicir
'iovcrnor and a nmjorily in tho Lcgi'datiiro tlio
war, ihcrclbro, paid to bu uiado upoti tlrj lianks by
thu dumocrats, it is ut au cml, iNoir lct tho labor
cr and fvhe.it raNcrhnld llioni to thcir proinisos.
A wliig rorrcpnndcnt of ihu iNcw Vork .lournal
nf Cninincrco, wriling from Cliillicolho, on tho 1ft
nf Oetubcr, givcs thu following icw of tliu con
dilion of ourrft.ito and tlio wagcs oflabor, nndcr
lho''gond guicrnniiMit" of lliu flcinocrnlie pirly.
U'o flull sonu pco v. Int snrl nf a govrrnuicnt wo
hli.ill havo iu thu Iriunipli of bankiin, nboliliiinisuv,
coouskius uud cidcr lurrcld. Tlio ('hilli:olliu cur
rcipondcut Kiys:
"As rcipect.s tlio prc.'X'nt comlitiou oflhis Wc.t
crn rounlry, I ran lidl jnu tlnt as a ubolo, it ncv
cr w is iu a licllerfitiiation. I.argo and iilnindant
rrop, g.iod govi'rninciit, and pi-aco nt lioniu nnd
abroad, lnvu iiiadu it mi. Tlio pcnilu ucro ncvcr
bcttcr fcd, bolliT clnlbi'd, nnd butlcr houed, tlicn
iiow, All wlio aro uilling lo woik nro oinployod,
and tlic wngct p.iid ncvcr Mtico tliis w.is n countrv,
boro jo hi;:li a prnportiou iu ronipari'oii willi tfic
priccs of tlio ni'cossirics of lifc. iS'o coinmoii la
borcrs iindu'r fi ci'nls n day, nnd otlicrs M l-'2 to
$. Tho wagcs nf inccliinics run bc'twocn i nnd
8J oO a day according to llio kind. Tliu following
iriccs makfls up iln inosi of thu ncciNsarius of lifu:
I'lniir, $3; HceP, Miitton and Pnrk, 1 rcnts a
poiind; I'olaloM, 21) ccnls a liushclj Dultcr, 10
ocnts a poimd; Apples, 12 1-2 ccnts a hinliel;l'iri'
wood, 2 a rord: Cidcr, $1 23 n barrcl; Sux.ir,
Tc.i and Coirco, fioin 1 to 5 ccnts n pmnnl hi"hcr
tlnn in tho rnstcru cilifs. Dry goods gcncrally 25
pcr cenl liigher ihan in the catcrn cili'M. Corn
f "W, 15, and old 20 ccnts a bnshcl. Oats, 12 1-2
n bailiel. I'oullry riliiindaut r.iid nnl :noru ilmn
ono-fourtli of llio prhn llicy bring in A'cw Ynrk
nnd I'hiladclpliii. Largo rliickcns, ns tlicy call
llicm 25 ccnts a p.iir, ns gond ns to bch.id witliyou
fjr$l. (Jood Turltcys; "A" 1-2 rcnts cach."
Ohlo Stuletman.
AnoiilTIONI.S.H IAltSK'AL.
I havo bccn nn nbolllioni.'t fincn I was 18 yc.irs
of ngo, sitvs Gcn. IIarriun. Snulhcm uhijgcry
tnkcs llio ilo'o nnd swallcmi it.
I bclicvc it a violaliou iif tho pirit nf tlin Con
ptitution to dicuis nbolilion in tho iVcc Slalcs, ga)s
'i'cn. Ihrt'on. Tho Norlh?rn abolilionils sivnl
low tho dosc and nhnost to a inan olcs for Ilatri
sou and Tylcr.
Tho truth is, noltiinjj done na inorc cood, nfler
wo iliscnvcri'il thnt llarrnon wnnkl get tho elcctn
ral vole ofOhin, llioa loscc thcaholition'sts nhnnst
lo n inan nto for Ilnrrhon nnd Tylcr, in prcfcr
cncc tn Ilirncy and Lnrl. Nowwcflnll fcc hoth
li;ed uplu tho inclco. Ohio Slalctmrtn.
The Hon. John Spcnccr, V. S. Scmlor frnm
JMaryland, dicd on thurday Init nt liis reiidcr.es in
Worcester countv in that sta(.
1'KIDAY MOlUNINfi, IS'OV. 13, 1810.
tiii: rowun opthe ii:o ii,k,a(iainst
Till! I'OWKIl or THR 1JAXKS.
!rp"0ii tho lirst and fourthtiagc, 1'octry I.m-
ina r.nlicld Sayings I'or thoagcd TlioOratory of
llolliugbrolio Conjugal I.ogic Tho Coiv Iloys
Tho Sabbath llells Jlr Hucktnastcr's Hcport on
tho JN'cw Ji'isey frauds Anccdotes Itcuis, Scc.
NOTICK,
Tliat Iho ducs for Tiic l'uhe pfthe People niust
bo eunt in iniuicdialcly. .
NOTICI.
It bccoincs ncccssary for us to say, agiin, tliat
in no cnsc, can any pcrsnn's Hiibscription to tho
Ago bu disconlinucd iintil all nrrcaingus aro paid.
It U not sullicient for suhscribcrs to rcfnso lo
tako thcir papcrs fiom tlio ollice. It vill in all
cascs bo scnt till all nrroaragcs aro paid, and thu
rcfnsal of tho subscribcr to tal.o it from tlio ollico
gocs for nolhing whilo ho owo for it.
rurlhcr, no subjcriplions aio rcccivcd for a pe
riod lcss ihan sh inouths. Pcoplo caiiuot ordcr
thu Age scnt to thcir addrcss for thrco or four
wcol;s, nnd tlicn discontiniio, owing us a iliino or
two. To nllow such a courso on llio part of llio
public would min any piinting (!?tubli,liiucnt.
TIIK PAULT,
Is, most assurcdly, not nurs, if our siibsciibcrs
do not gol thcir papcrs regularly. Thcro aro thoso
wlio Ihink it honorablo to dcstroy cvory pjckngo
tlioy can tind.
Our patroin wlio reccivo thcir p.ipcrs by llio
llclhcl route, neod havo no fcars, e.ccpt froin an
nccasiunal mistako. Mr rnirbaiiks is an hnuorablo
inan, nnd u gciillciiian, nnd will trausacl tho busi
ncss ofhis occiipilion faillifully. Our fiicnds iu
rftockbridgu coinplain. Thuir pipcrs aro scnt reg
ularly by Mr I'airbanks, and lcftat l'utnam'sTav
em in llclhcl. If thcro is any carelossne?s, wo
think it intHt bo afler llio papcrs leavo Mr I'air
lunk's hands. Our .subscribcrs nt lockbridgo
."IidiiIiI Irivo au midcrstaiiding willi thu drivcr, who
will iiudoublcdlv du what is riglit.
Our fiiemls in Norwich and Hannver may also
bc assured that Mr Kibby will not neglcct his du
tv. So with tho Wiud.-ior drivrrs.
Wo would lake this occasion In say to our suli.
ncribcrs gciicrally, lliat it bccoinos llicin to stand by
us, if tlioy wish lo seo tho Ago llnuriah. No
iiicans, of nny ch.iracter, nro oinitlcd by the inoro
dishonora'.ilo poitiou of lliu fcderal party to destroy
tho papcr, Ono of Ihcni boasted, lliu olhcr day,
th it tho Ago wouldjlio discontiiiuud, liccaino tho
snbscribcrs should not gct it ! I.ct our friends bo
rosoluto nnd fearlcss, nnd thcro is nn fi'ar. In
thcse times, cxtra ecrliou niust bo mado to sus
taiu tho p.ipcrs r.f iho doinocratic parly.
snoiJT i
White wo nro ivrilina this. llio iVileralNts nro fi
riug. shouting, nnd riuging bells over llicir sticccss.
This is nll proper, and iu pcrfect keeping. Ncro
liddlcd when lliimo was on liro, uml it is lit tliat
llio Ncros of ihis couiitry hhuuld thout nnd sing
when tho tnrch is placcd in tho cry poilals of tho
G'reat Itepubliu. As wcll niight Iho Impcrial City
havo celchratcd willi Iriuinphal proccsions iho cn
trancc of tho hnrdcs of (ioths iiiiiI Vaudals, tliat
ravngcd her lields and sacked her toniplcs, ns lliu
pcoplc of llio I'nited.Stntrs rejoicoat lliuasceuduii
r.y of rcderalisni. Tlioy know not what ihoy do.
Thcir yolls aro tho yclls ol inani.ics; thcir sliouts
aro llio shuuls of lho iusanu. They lunolilled a
party iuto powcr, whosu ravages upnn tho princi
plcs nf our in-lituliuns, will bo liko ihu hlighting
inareh of tho Tnrtars of Tainerlano aml Iho lliins
of Alilla. Thuy havu wariued thoscrpciit into lifo.
It will sting lliuin to de.ith. I'or ycars the old fed
cral parly havo grinucd iu hopcless tagu at tho re
splemlent aud iiicrcasiug powcr nnd bcauty of Iho
(loniusof lliu It'jpublij. I'rostrated at hcs li'i-i,thfy
hao hbscd liko tho crm-hcd serpeut, & in iuipnli'iit
malico, clawcd nt tho skirts of her gannnits. The
pcoplc havo, in nu ill.nnicnctl hour nf liliud iiiS'iui
ty,lil1cd tlnt party on higli, whurc wiililhetrengih
ofyoar.sofvaiiistriigglo Sc. swollcii Mialice, they can
dash thcir clcnchcd lisl, full iu hcr faco, aml gloat
themsehes with revengo upon lliuse who li:ic ilo
fcnded hcr from thcir uiiholy hands. Ho bo it.
Bliont I Ilnlyotiidioutovur your owiulcgrudation.
Ilejoice! liut yon rcjoico over()our own ruin.
I'oriuyour triutndial proces-ions, init willi) our
banncrs 1 and innrrh ! inareh ou I Your way h-ads
Ihrough tho vcry ilals of Iho Itcpnblic. March !
It is wcll that tho rlicck of llio progrcss of iloiuo
cralic piinciplc fdiuuld bc celebrnlcil with pnmp
aml ihov. It is bcst tliat tho loud hiss nf tho hy
dra hcaded inoinlor.lhat ihr.itonhis forked tmiguo
ns ho sccs his prey wiihin his powcr, fhould bo
drowncd with tnuic, tho roar of cannnii aml llio
rcvclry of insanity. It is be.t that glillcring
fiags, nnd gaiidy circunistnnco should draw thu nt
tcntion ofhis ictinis from the llaliing of his diln
ted and glaring cyc. It is hcl, wlicn Iho niicleaii
hands nflVderalism aro placcd upon llio puro pa
gcs of lliu dcliiiies of tho Ucpiihlic, that iho pco
plo should not mark llio staiu they lcavc. Il is
bcsl that Iho pcoplo sliould not tva how tho (icni
us of llic Consliliition idiiiddcrs nnd shrinks frnin
the rudc'ariiis of her inlator,rccling nnd laggoring
with driinkcniicss,nnd insolcnt with iil-go'.lcn pow
cr. It is bcst lliat thu mad shouls of llic rncinies
of n fico govcrnmenl, for tlieir triitmph in the new,
tliotild bo Inudniid lung, todrown, if pajsiblo thosc
of thcir allics of Ihe old world. Yery wcll 1 Thoso
oflho laboring classes who havo clainored for n
-i t -i .i ..: 1 1 . ..
nurc n cnaiigo. iiim inuj ,iu pvu unm
a cnango u w ,,c. j ncy navc na n.c W
fricnd. fco they will liud il. Mailin an Ilurcn
, , ,.
is sicrificed to llicir inlcrest. ho they wi find it.
m, , . . ,. , .
Tnelt cncniics hivc triuinphcd ovrr thtlr fncnds,
auh they luvc hclpcd tlicm do it 1 Tho (iovern-
nieiit was nearly back tn tho Mandatd ,0r '08.-
Those whoso intercst .1 m, to kccp it thc.e, havc
.noppcu .,, auu R..c . i .o powcr to ,
Icad it ngain into by and forbiddcn pallis.
They will scc thcir error pray G'nd it may not
bc whcn it is too latc !
TIIK .HOUNTAIN' KTATK
Ilas gonc for Harrison hy an increascd majority.
Wc had not rcturns cnough whcn our papcr wcnt
to prcss to mako it an object to publUh lliem.
They will be givcn in our nctt.
Elcclion Ectunis,
Nl'W.YOKTC.
Po f.ir as wo can judgo, the rcsult of Iho elcclion
in this stato,is llio success of tho Ilurrison l'cdcral
cloctoral tickct, by npivards of 11,000 majority
tho rcelcction or Gov. Soward by hctwccn 5 aml
0,000 uiajorily tho elcclion of 20 dcinocratic and
17 fcderal incnibers of congrcss aud 1) iu doubt
tlio elcclion of 1 dcmocratio and -1 fcderal senators
and n fcderal majority iu llionsscmblyof 4 or 6,
ns St. Lawrencc.shillturnoiit.
YIItGIMA.
Tho Journal of Cnnniicrcc of Saturday, contains
rcturns from 83 coiintics. in which tho fcderal uia
jorily is statcd at CS(i ; and tho fcderal ga'm of 2,-
752 siaco 183(i,wlicn tlio V. Ilurcn majority m tho
stato was CS93. Conscqucnly in ordcr to clcct
thcir tickct, (saya Iho J. of C.) tho wliigs niust
sain in tho romainiii!.' 3G counties, -1111 ; which is
iinpossiblo. Wo thcreforc, ia our lit of clcctoral
votes asccrtaincd, givo Yirgiuia to Yan Ilurcn.
NKW-IIA.'lII'SIIIIti:.
From 7i'H'j tX. 11. 1'alrini, .Xav. 1.
a voick nto.M tiii; nitAMri: nu.i.rf t oooo jia
JOU1TV rOU VAN llllltll.N ANI) DII.MOUUAOV.
Ilurrison Feilcruiism roulcl Los Cubins orcr-
lurnol Coo;i skins Urcatlfuly schorchal
lWgzery caught in a trap of ils own scllint;
and hard cuier lumca to vincgnr : :
" Wo givo rcturns from tho grcatcr part of tho
state, by which it will bo sucn tliat llio cmbtcms,
monrijcil appliunccs, rAi.smiooDs and niAuns
of tho fcderal party licro aud thcir brolhrcn in othcr
!.tatos, h.io noUiiuply failed in theirdciircd cllcct,
liut brouglit upon thcir own lieads a? wo prcdict-
cd a fcw wceks siuc.o such a Watedoo dcfcat as
wliiggery was nevcr hcfuro callcd upouto wilnes
iu this icinily. 'hcro nro now the vain bnastings
oflhis parly ivho havc shoiitcd nnd souudcd througl
thu L'niun th.it Uarrisonisiii was swccping liko a
"whirlwiml" tluongli New Iliiuipihiro? Whero
aro llio apsnrances and calciilatious of tlio Ccntral
('oinuiitteo. and wheto aro tho vast siiins of moii
cy'which h.ivo bccn takcd tliat tho KitnKMKX of
Now llainpsliiro woiild ell lliciiHoHcs to lcdcral-
isui, nnd givo tho electoral volo of llio stalo lo
" Old TipV Hlrimobo npon llio mcnulio claim
to bo citicns of New Ilainp-hirn, and ho havoso
far inistaken thu indcpendencu and intelligence of
her snns, ns to sull'cr llicinsclvcs lo bo mado tho in-
striiuienls Iho looh of llio faction which has dc
suendi'd from tho station of candid iiicu aud houcst
poliliri.uis, and atteniplcd to in'iposo upnn onr cit-
izens, by ofl'ctiug tlicm such argiimeiits as a ridic
ulons di-play of lo cabint aml hard cidcr !
Dciu iVd.
llocl.im-h.iiu (all bul 2 t.) -I.Cfil 3,811 1
Str.illbr'd (all but I tr) (i,fiS3 5,2(! I
.Mi'rriniacK o.o.iu .',(uj
HilM.oro' 5,072 -1,113-1
Chohiro 2,302 3,(133
.Sullivan 2,200 2,0!)S
(Jraftdii 1.00S 3,(101
Cous (all but 1 l.) 811 322
31,851
25,711
I'iflccn towns to hear from, all of which, savo
ono, aio ilcmocralic, Dcinocratic inaj. U,11U.
lMINNSYI.YAMA.
Thu iVniisylvnniau ntalcs, tliat llicir rcturii3 havo
bccii carefully niado up from lliu ifiosl authenlic
.sniirces. All tlieir rctuins nro oilicial, but from tcn
connlics. Tho 1'eiiusylvniiiaiis.tates ilas thcir im-iircs-.ion
Mhat the stalo issafo for Yan Ilurcn.'
Tlio tables of llio lVnnsvlvaniaiigives a Van Ilu
rcn uiajorily of 530.
iiain'i:.
Thu rorlland Argus of Thursday contains nioro
full rcturns ihan nny olher papor, ns follows :
Dcm. Ruln. IVil.Kaln.
21 towns in Ynrk 200 150
27 " Ciinibcrland, 122 285
32 0.furd, 132 118
33 - Lincoln, 251 13!)
23 " Ktnucbcc, -II 335
25 " Waldo, 177 150
II " rioiiicr'cl, -11 02
20 " I'enob'icol, 127 177
0 ' rrankliu, 20 27
l(i ' Ilancol.k, 128 18
(i " l'isealuipiis, 00 35
IS " Washiuglon, 81 5(1
230 1333 1012
1335
I'cd. gain silicc Si'pt. 307
Thu Argus ndds i "Yu uro uualilo yct to dctcr
iuino fhuw llio stalo his 'gono. All parts of tho
flalo havc hcen heard from, whcro tho opposition
could expcct a gain, and tho rcsult is n nct fcderal
gain sincc tfept. of 307. Tho'portion of tlio slnlu
rcmuiiiing lo coino iu, incliiiling thu ncwly organ
izcd plantations, willgio a largo doinocratic ma
jority, (o think, aml paetliOKtato, itisrpiilolikely
for Yan Ilurcn. Thu run, cortainly, hasbcen vcry
close, nnd the fedcrnli-.ts had bcttcr not crow till
they nre out of thc leoods.
'I'rnm thc rcturun which wogivc from Hancock
nnd Wnsliitiglon cnunlies, wn nro inclincil lo hc-
licc that Mr Lowell, thc dcinocratic t'andidalc has
bccn reclcctod lo congfcM from that dUtrict."
ancnicAN.
Tho rcturns in llio Michigan I'rcc l'rcss nnd
Dnily Adv. of thc 5lh, lcavcs no douljt liut tho
Harriion fcderal clcctoral tickct bas succccded in
that statc. ,
OHIO.
.. I'ifty.fivo counties givc Harion a majority of
10,015.
t.v.'-ji2ksi:y.
The Newark D.iily Adv. givcs oilicial rcturns
ftnui all the counties c.fcept Mnniiioiith nml Atlan
lic, anll titiollicial from tlicm. The fed. m.ijorily
in tho rta'to is 2360.
CONNECTICUT
, mIi- . u ,;,,, ,
i, . . . f, , , . ... .
. tlianat Ihe (iiibernalori.il elcclion l.ut spring. 'lru-
j , .. .. ,, '
ly "Tiir. Dutcii iiAvr. takkn Holland."
'
II II 01)1' ISTjANI).
,UU ,illc rL.t,L.ral Malc u.iero nollP. )llt ,le rrcc.
)0,(1(,r MtmeA , vol0( nni1 unhena, JI(rrt?c
, gtvcI1 ,10 i)ril!,, Whig c.mdidatc,
ahotit 1000 majority.
MASSACIIUSKTTH
Has givcn nbout 15,000 majority for the Harri.
son tickct, ns was to bc c.xpcctcd.
Tlio OAi'o Stattiman, ny that tho cnlire Abo
lition party in'Ohio dccrtcd the Birncy tickct and
votcd for Jlarrion !
IIKADH U1I NO FKAKI
Lct cvcry dcmocrat bo firm. Wo havo nothing
to fcar from thu toinporary asccndancy of a party
composed of ull llio possiblo faclions under henvcn.
Thcro is iiotudhcsivepowcf cnough in llio nnivcrso
to hold such a helcrogenious mass togclhcr. Whilo
tpirits andgroy, black spirils nnd green, malignant
ppirits and' liquid spirits havo mingled, iiiinglcd in
iho contost wliich has rcsulted in n nhort-livcd dc
prcssion of llio grcat principlcs of deinocracy.
Tho clciiicnts of disunion deslructlon uud disolu
tion , which, fora day lmo bcen drmvncd by liard
cidcr and liushcd by llio insanity of debauchcry,
will boon begiu to slir iu llio swollcn mass uud dis
solvo it to ils origiual atoms. Can abolilionists, nnd
aiiti-abolilionists, bank iiien, and nnli-bank men,
mcn who aro ili faor of iuternal improvcmcnt
among tlio statcs by tho gcneral govcrnmcnt, and
mcn opposed tn such a policy; slatorights.and anti
stato rights mcn, Tarilf mcn and auli-Taiifi' mcn;
mcn iu favor of assuming llio stato debts and mcn
opposed, all, willi iuterests jarring, principlcs ad
verse, and pulicics clashing, uxpcct, hopo to livo
togclhcr ono sliort ycar ! No. Wo havo only to
givo lhodeil lope cnough to ncc hini hang him
self. (Ircal and nioiucntoii.squcslions nf Nalional pol
icy nro to bo scttlcd. AVo shnll seo how hard-cider
will settlo tlicm. Tho most sagacious and wisu
statcsnicn oflho ago, havo scen a fcarful crisis ap
proacliing in tho history of our govcrnmcnt. Tho
dcmocracy nro roliovcd from iiiceting that crisis.
Wo shall seo how fcdcralisin will mectit. (lucs
tions aro in agitation iinolvingtho pcrpetuit) of thc
uiiion. Wc sliall scc if llioso (pieslions can bo sct
tlcd by coon skiu pnwow aml log cabin dcbauch
eiies. An iuipoitaiit clcinmit, abuliliojiisin. which
has cmuluccd to thu elcclion of (icn. Harrison, and
which is oating, liko a slpw fire, iuto tho ilals of
tlio uiiion, iiiiisl bc grapplcd with, now. Wo shall
sce if tlicro bo sorcery cnough, wilhal, in " hurralr
for Old Tip !" lo hid it roif .' Wo shall ?oo if
"Tip aml Ty" c:i rido npon tho whirlwind and
dircct tho storm, whosu iuighly roar may bo ncard
liko tho sound of inaiiy waters, howliug among llio
hills nnd vallics of tho North; galheiiug lreuglli
to rush forth, willi an irrcsistable forcc, upon tho
constitution'al lighls oflho South. Wo shall scc if
tho 'powers that ho' hao tho strcngth in tl.eir
riglit arm, to suslain lliu constitution in its hour of
peril. Wo .shall seo when tho Union 'tottcrs to
its fall,' nnd Iho hcll-lioiindsof Tyraniiy aro howl
iug with savago joy bencalh its cruinbliiig and un
dcrmiiulcd walls, whcther iho pcoplc havo trusted
ils sanclity and prcacrvation lo tho most skilful
hands. Jj'e shall scc if they do not cnll for thc
rclum of IHcnzi !
Wo repcat, lct overy deinociat stand firm.
Now is llio tiiuo lotryynur ncrvo. Now is tliu
tinic tn teit j onr lnvu for, nnd devotion to, ihe
grcat priiieiples of .lell'rrMiii, which in this mclce
havo bccn desccraled aud dcfilcd. Now is the timo
lo seo il'you will stand by tho constilulion, defcat
ed, insullcd and nbusod. Jlcmcmhcr lliat llic glo
rious little baud which laid tho foiimlalion of our
Ucpiihlic, wandcred, for ycais, aiiinngt ho dcus
mt.l ouv.iu oflli.i iuulli, I Sr.v ''r ""l1-1!. Ho-
member lh.it tlu) sufi'cred dcfcat, depiiialion,
dcath, and lct your chccks rcddeu with shamc, if
yon hcMtato or wacr iu llio support )ou giu lo
sii'lain tho proud fabrio which they rcarcd. This
is tho Vullcy I'orgu oflho ileiuocratio army. liut,
bc ofgood chcer ! Thu hky will brightcii, aud af
ler a day of clouds aml darkuess, thu calin aud tho
suii-shiuo will como agaiii. Checr up 1 A denu
crat new surrciulers. Wo will not march out
cven willi honnrs of war. Wu will not yicld our
own good blado whilo ono ?park of tho lifo that
(lod has givcn us reinaiiis. fc'lriko llio llag of de
inocracy ! Who says thatl Whcro is thu cravcn
who darc looh it ? No whciu ! 11c is not to bc
fouud ! Ho docs nut brealho ! Thank find, wo
know you do not nican to fallcr, Wo knniv you
ncer will f.iller. Courage I Couragu I Thu Uc
piihlic has sccn darker days ! It wiil lake us but
a iiioinenl lo rall). It will lake us but a day to
rcgain ull wo havo lot. Stand by your fl.ig !
Tho argus cyc oflho dcmocracy uro on tho cnc
iny. Only be firm aud tlicro is no fcar. Ileads
u p I
11AHKISON llKI'Olt.tl.
Tho ollico of tho .VcM iur Argus was assaulted
ast wcek by somo rowdies, who cvaporatcd thcir
fiirilus ciithiisiasm hy hurling into it sloiies and
othcr dangeroiis miVilcs. Wo do not wondcrlh.il
tho ablo nnd indcpcndciit courso of tho Argus has
e.cilcd iho irc of the hard cidcr drinl.crs, nor that
they should havo manifcttcd thcir malico iu this
charncteristic inanucr.
This is, wo s'.ippos(',aspcciiiicn oflho Unroit.M
wo aro to havc under tho rulo of fcdcralisin. Wc
may as wcll be rcady for a second rcigu of tcrror',
so ftr ns wc can sce.
Tho Iloston l'ost, vcry scasonably calls ou tho
ilcmocralic party iu tho Union to stand by thcir p.i
pcrs. No mcaiis will bu lcft uiitricd by fcderal
maleynlencc and dcspcralion to erusli ocry hold
iind iinlliching champion of thc pcoplc. Dcmo
cials ! bo firm !
TIIK DRMOCHATIC IMtKSS, TUUOUm:
OUT TIIK WIIOI.K CMOX.
Dcspair not ! It is nut thc first timo in tho nn-
lials of Ucpiiblicau fiovcrniiicnts that the encmics
oflho riglit hao trinmilied. Who fcars J Who
f.illcrs ? Join hands fora four)cars'
will shakc tho carth from llic ccnlrc t
polc l l no iicmncrncy aro not gomg rrnivn
in dcspair, by nny iiie.ms. Kcep tho democratic
prcss hard up. The deinocracy will stand hy us,
in this sccond reigu uf tcrror. All hail, ho !
LKT TIIK PKOPIjK OF TIIK NOItTII
t
Ucmcuihcr what has bccn prninised llicm by a
ch.inge. Highcr pricfs for thc producc of thc far
mcr. An iiicrcasc of from fivo to tcn dollars pcr
nionlh on thc wagcs of lahor. Tlio nbolilion of
Slavcry. A Nalional Ilank, nnd a higli tarilf. And
lct tiii: I'Loi'ix orTiir. south
Ucnicinhcr what has bccn prnmiscd llicm by a
clnngc. Nn inlcrnarnnprovciiicnls. No Nalional
Ilank. No tarilf, nnd no aholitionism 1
Ucmcmbcr all ! nnd scc that thcir promiscs arc
fulfillcd to thc lcttcr. L
S03IK CO.lirOKT.
Dnlchcjs county, tho rcsidcncc of thc Trailor
Tnllamagc has givcn a democratic mojorilij
lniiiitiiiliirW
J
Thc last and bcst definalion ofO. K. is Onr Ali.'f.
1'IIAUDS! ritAUDSM
Thcro can ho no ipicslinu but that thu elcclion of
ficn. Ilurrison has bccn brnught ubolit by tho most
stiipcndous frauds, pructiced all ovcr llio Union.
I'.very e.xchango papcr wc reccivo is full of cviden
ces oflhis nlaruiing fact. Iu tho towu of Norwich
in this Statc, at tho Frcemari's uicuting in Scptcm
ber, thcro wcro tcn votcs dcpositcd iu Iho towu
rcprcsciitntivc'ri bo., moro thau thero wcro iiames
ou tho lUt, nnd siv inoro in tho box for iiicmbcr of
Congrcss; and ut the elcclion on tho 10th, wc nro
:nformcd,a maii was dctccted in attcmptiug doublo
voting !
Inlo what hands has tho Ucpiihlic fallcn !
It. DUNCAN.
This nldo nnd cncrgclic defcnder of ilcmocralic
principlcs who has bcen chcnicd out of his ccrtif
icato by n systcm of fraud upon tho ballot boM'3,
practised not only in Ohio, but fruui ono cml oftho
Union lo tho othcr by tho ininious nf anslocracy,
has givcn Mr I'cndlcton nolico that ho intends to
contcst his elcclion. Tlio follwing is a copy of thc
notico coiitaiiiing thu grounds upon which ho will
mukothe contcst.
IIajiii.ton County, Stati: nKOiiin )
Cincinnati, Oct. 22d, 1810. )
To Natlianicl G. I'cndlcton, I'.sq.
Sir. You aro nolified that 1 shall contcst your
riglit to n scat iu thu 27th Congrcss of tho United
Slates, from tho first Congrcssioiial DKtrict oftho
Statu of Ohio, ns u Ueprev.'iitativo from tho said
district, upon tho ground that you havo not rc
ccicd a uiajorily oftho legal votcs iu said district.
spnciKiCAfioNs:
Isl. A'otes wcro givcn for you hy pcrsons who
had not tho lcgal righl to volo.
2d. l'crsons votcd fur you who wcro brouglit
fiom olher counties iu this stato who had no lcgal
riglit lo oto iu Ihis diitrict.
3d. I'ersons votcd for vou fi om othcr states,
who had no legal rctddciico iu this stato.
Illi. Vnles wcro obtjincd uud polled for you
througli fraud aud corruption, by giviug and
promL-'ing mcat, driuk, nioncyclotlmig, uud olhcr
rcwards,
5lh. lVr-nns votcd for you twico at thc samc
election, nt dillcreut iols, aml at thu same pulls
wlicrothevh.nl prcioiislr oleil.
(Jth. Tho )ulls oftho 2d ward, in tho city of
tiucmiiali, aml olher I'leclioii iliilricls in said ilis
Iriul, wcro condiictcd frauduleiitly, in ihis" parlic
ular, 7A Tickets wcro iiilroduced into ihu ballot
box, for which thcro wuio uo iiaiucs lumcd ou thu
poll hooks.
7lh. That the Judgcs of thu election rcfuscd iu
tho 2d ward iu the eitv of Cinciniiiti, nnd olhcr
elcclion districts in this dislrict, to ask tho cleclor
such (pic.ilions ns wcru proper to preent illcg.il o
tiug wlicm challcngcd.
All of which is iu violalion of tho coiislitution
oflho Stato of Ohio, nnd tho laws rcgulating elcc
lion in said statc.
Ucsncclfullv,
(Sigiicd) ' A. DL'NCAN.
Scrve'd Iho origiual, of which Ihis is n truu copy,
on ThurMlay cicuing, thu 22d day of Octuhcr,
18 10, nnd due notico ncccptcd by Nalhaniel G.
I'cndlclon, iu pcrson,
Gll). M. AVUI'.S.
Iu irccnco of
JAMr.S .11. l.WIMI.
iCJTIio lcgislaturo ol Uhodo Island hasclcclcd
Janics 1". Simmons a Scnator in Congrcss from lliat
Stato iu tlio placo of .Mr. ICnighl, whoo tcrm of
senieo cxplrcs ou tlio -llh of .March ncl.
JCjP" Tha I'rcsidcnt of tho L'uitcd Slatcs 1ns
rccogni.cd Johann Uiulolf Maldcr, ns Consul uf
S'uxony for thu port of Now Vork.
William Krugcr, Consul of Lubcck, from iho
samo port.
Jou II. Yan Conth, Consul nf Ilatiovcr, for the
port of Charleston,
franklin II. Uolann, rousul nf tho Ucpiihlic of
Chili for ihu City and Stalo of New York.
5CP I'rince Louis Napolcon has roachcd the
Chatcati of llani, his placo of imprisonincnt, pcr
feetly s.ili-lii'd, ho says,tn know that hu is in I'rancu
aud not at allafraid of thc word"pcrpclual," which
he justly nbscrcs, is biottcd from thu vocahulary
oftho l'rcncli.
Wo suggest that tho filobo nller ils inotto, "llio
world is govcrned too miicli," tn thu world is
foohdXa inuch.
Tlio J!o.slon Post, spcnking of thc latu election
in Massachusctls, says :
" In ward siv, whcrc ihe colnicd votcrs nrinci
pally rcside, a, dircct appcal was mado tn thc no
grocs in a pnttcd hamlbill, on llio ground that lltir
risnn wonld bo thcir i'rcsidcnt, nnd hcar thcir pc
tilions, whilo Yun Ilurcn was lliu caudidalo ofthe
soiilhcrn slavc-holdcr. The wliigs obtaincd ncarlv
nll thc negrn oles in that ward, nml lnade thcir
gain luainly from that source."
This is ns was to bo c.vpcclcd. Wo siuccrcty
hupu lliu South will not ovuporntu iu llicir cxulta
tions at thu succcss of thcir parlieular fricuds !
IIad ron Uutto.v MAKiins. A lailur, at
Iirusscls, has takcu nut a patcut of iuvculinn for tcn
ycars, for a new makcof pantaloons, hy which hut
lous, nml of courso biilton-lioles, nro cntircly dis
pcnscd with. Thcsc iatitaloous without hutto'ns,
itissaid, aru as cnsily ndjtiMcd, nml l.cpt up, ns
thoso of tho ordinary mako.
Joiin Ouincy Adajis. It is said that tho
Coinmittcc on bchalf of thc Afiicnns takcu in tho
Amistad, havc cugagcil iho scrviccs of llio Hnu. J.
(. Ad.nrls, as scnior coiinscl, and that hu will makc
tho closing nrgiimcnt in tho Supremc Court of thc
United States, at Washington, ncxl January.
iWrn's i.ast Wouk. Christopher Colinn-
ms, bv Cooper, is now in thc presof Lca & Illan-
chard, nnd will probably appcar ihis inoiilh.
Mannkus makk t nn Ma.v. A slranger in
I.ondon, haing recently lost h'u way, somcwhcrc
in llic iinknown rcgions ofScvcn Dials, said to nn
nwkard looking fcllow, "I want to go to I)oer
strcel." "Wcll," replicd tho fcllow, walkingl
coolly away, "why tho d 1 do n't you go thcrc V
TO lMMN'TKItS.
Thc,!iili5cribcr is ilcsirious of cngaghig n parlncr
in buinc.s. To n pratical priuter, a dcmncrnt,
with mndcrntc rn pit.il , tho situatiun is a doiralih;
onc. Applicntion may hc iuaduby lcltcr jiostpaiil,
to (.T.O. A. CIIAI'.MAN,
Klitor Wahaih Knquirtr.
Terrelhutc, I'igo co. lnd., Of. 20, 18 K).
-
Naval. Wo undcrstand that Coinmoclorc
John Dowcns hasbcen rclcascd from the coinmand
oftho Kcat Injia squadion, if two ships can bo
callcd n squadron in consequcnce of ill hcalth
nnd that hc will be succccdcd hy Cnplain Thom.n
Ap Catcsby Joncs.
For thc Spirit of the .1gc.
"TEIiL WESTON TO KING.
Mn Eastmas, In your last papcr I bcc tho
abovo inscrtcd twico, probably in refercnco to
William Wcston's having suiig " hard cider and
Tippecanoo songs" at Montpelier bcforc a " llrit
ish Bank U'hig" Convcntion, aud lliat the said
Willittm Wcslon was rewardcd thcrcfor by tho
cidcr and song lowng wliigs, with the ofiice of Uc
portcr. I somctimcs sing chnrch miisic; but I do not go
rround llio couiitry singiug " hard cidcr" mclodics
for Jlrilish Ilank Whig Conecnlions, and I nm
particularly an.xious lliat my acruaintance and
friends should not Ihink mo guilty of so doing.
Ilercaflcr, when you wish to alludo to William
Wcston's siuging, pleaso to say, " Tell William
Weston to sing" and you will mnch obligc your
fiicnd, LDMUNI) WI'.STON.
West Randolph, Nov. 3, 18 10.
Titt: I'l.oiiiiiA Wah kmii:o Thcre secinstn
ho a cessalion of hostilities for iho prcscnt. Gcn
eral Armstroiig has siispcuded uctivo oppcratioiw
for ii timo, in coiiscqucnco of nn ngrecmcnt bc
twccu liim aud thc Scminolo chief to hold a talk
on tho 20 inst, at which time tho cftcf says ho is
willing to makc a trcaty of pcacc, which he sas
shall not bo "all talk and no cidcr."
UICIIAUI) WINN.Ksq. laio Yan Ilurcn candi
ilato for Congrcss iu tho Thiid Diitrict of I.ouis
iaua, dicd nt his rosidcnco, Unpids.about llio 10th
inst. Mr Winn was ono of thc vcry nblcst nnd
most cnergctio mcn in Louisiana, and his dcath is
a public calatnily.
IIO.W UICIIAUI) II. WILDH nf Georgia, (for
merly a distiuguirlnl Meinbcr of Congrcss) is on
his relurn frnm n two ycars rosidcnco iu Uuropc.
Mr. Wildo is of tho 'Slato Itights' schnol in poli
tics, hut was thrown out of Congrcss whcn on :t
partial ro organization of parlies iu 1831, Mr l'or
silh nnd others united willi Iho "Union" party,
aml gavu it thc ibccmlcncy. Ile has bccn engagcd
in Literary pursuiis in I'uropc.
TIIK OLD 31 AN.
An nli! iniia rrnli.- Iu a rrj7y nM juui;,
Aud a vcry old inan was lic,
Ills enj was (i'c(mpii, nllli llic tull lnlilnd,
That llnppi'il oVr Ms Imck In lliu lnic-r wiml,
As ou hiiiiM havc lanlittl to t.ct:
Iln lmr-.c was n ior aml n Mirry liliinl tcnst,
Aml h xirry Muxl Iic.kI w.ih lic)
Ills hruil hiini; ilown nml his lioni s muck out,
Aml hu scarci'ly rnuM tiirn Ihe old pmii; u'lxait,
Or Ijitl.iucc llic whlllliine.
Thc linrni'M wns nh.iliuy nnd nM, I wccii,
As khnlihy ns rvcr J mi'll ci",
Thc lliills wi-rc hold hy n li on Ihe lTjt"
Aml llic trnrc th.ilni miiI, n.whn k.n-ly uhiick,
As nl(ilj nlong rnili- lic.
Thc whlp mis n twlir nf llic slnut l.lur hrnch,
Ol'llic ktiuit btuc licnili was liU whlp,
lli- had iibcil ll ucll nnd ultin, I wu'ii,
I'or tlilck nml lnr;o wrc pl.ilu to l- kitii,
Ils niarks um llu- M lion.cN hlp.
Ilrhlnd lilm follimrd n hcaulll'iil ';,
Aml a hf-iiHtlnil tln wni lic,
Ills halrwns curl), nnd sl.v, nml titack,
Aml parlrd nloa; Iu a linu ou his hack,
l.ikt- n glrl's, IU (H1 lll.l) MT.
And thc old inan tit In his pun; wlih hs jii;,.-,
In his piui lth his plpc fiit hc,
Alidjou would hnc Ihoiijjht us lliu hlack sinnko
U"-h-il, uorld,
rroin his i-riilitiril hrnrd lliithc nwnnl thc wholu
llc Jitficd mi mt carilvi-sly,
Aud lliu hon-e rr.iwrd on, aud Ihf ilurrj Ins miuw
Wns whltu In llic old iii'in's liniri
And his Vooa iklu cnp, wllh ihc Inll IkIiIihI,
llispuii nml his ilo; on iuny scc, ll'n mind,
Any llmc on lliirhn;loii .-f.i n .in-.
NOItTII KASTKItN HOUNDAIIY.
LMriict of n letlcr frnm ono nf Cnplain Tulcoll.s
AssNtnnts, to n gcnilcmaii in this city, dalcd Kcn
cbec Uoad.Oct. 21 1810.
"I nrrivcd hero )cstndav noon willi two ossis
lanls and six packmcn, liavfiig, willi lliu cxccption
of a fcw d,i)8 on Hpiilor Inkishccu st'pcratcd from
Cuptaiu 'i'alcott sincc Ihu 23 of Seplcmbcr last.
The duty iissigucil lo mu was lo tracu iho Uidgo
road from Iho hcad of Arnnld's rivcr lo Spiifcr
lake, aml thcncc ou lo thc Kcucbcc road, or rnad
from Augustn toKcuebcc,w hcr(! it crosscsthcboun
dary linu. I'rmu Iho hcad of Iho Connecticut to
Iho poiul nfoui first scpcralion is s'nty inilcslhencn
to Spider lal.o tliirtv-lic milcs, aml thcnce lo this
plncc furly milcs, all of which my legshavc mcas
urcd, nud thu Kehiiialiicr cinipa's toiir.'ed. 'Ihu
romo wns Ihrntighnut, irrcgular nnd cirruiloiis.
Wo took n pilot nt Canaan, but ho pnncd of nn
scrico; it only rcquircs nnnctito inan lo climli
Irccs occnsionlly, nml you can cxploro ecry scc
tinn nf iho couiitry.
Our lifo has bccn ono of c.xciteiiicut; sniuctiiucs
wct, :il others liurnt; now fro.cn nml occasionly
mclting: ul'lcii stull'cd tn surfcit aml tlicn slurtcil
ilown to ii skclctnn, Uvcry thing huucicr, has
gono oll' sncccssfiilly. Cnpt. Talcott will iiatc nc
ioniplilicd ii at "dcal of work for Ihc timc ii
havc becn engagcd iipim thu surxcy. Tu ihis pniut
thc Kemichcc road, nnd twcntv milcs bc)ond,lho
linu ns)Dii aru awurc, is not in dipu'lc, nnd I
should h.irdlv supposo it could boas for milcs nml
milcs tlm Unlgo is compiiscd vf higli uud distiuct
grnnilo cliirs as if naturo lud intcndcd llicm to bu
thu dmdiiig walls bctwccu tho two couulrics,
Oflen havo I wilicd you wcre uilh ns tn cnjoy
tho liuo mnoscliuiiling, or trouling, or rvcn killiiig
lliu pheasants that duriiig tho day would h.irdly
makc room for us to ixiss. On SVnlor lake wu
canic ncrnss somc St. Trancis Indians: they killcd
n bull iiiooso for ns, murh largcr than n horsc; his
nn'tlcr.s or 'armed chair' alone w crc I'u e fccl, sprcad.
Tho trout havc wcighed from ono to siv noumls,
Onc of tho most dchcious dishcs I eer taUil was
composed of iho nosc, hcart nnd livcr of llio
nioosc. I h.ncn small scxtnnt, by which I gct tho
laliiudc from thc meridian ull. nf thc sun and sucli
stars ns anproarh hcforo 10 o'cluck at niclit ns nf
ler a hiril day's work I do not fcel nb!c to kccp
my cycs opcn inngcr.
I'. 'S. Oct. 23, n tiolcntsnowstorm. fificcn inch-
csdccp. Oct 20 Cnplain Tnlcott joincdjnc. Au
olher suo'.v storut, daugcrous to csintinuc r.ppra
tions in thc ficld. Oct 27,h.ivcmailc prcpjratious
to rcturn to I'ortlaml. Oct.20 nfler slcighing slnco
ihe night of thu 2lh wc hau nll fificcn in nnm
bcr, nrritcd nt Aikcii, whcrc I mail this lcttcr tu
)ou ou uur rcturn liomc." Argus.
SKItGKANT TAM'OUKI).
Talfounr politics arc inuch lcss knownhyhh
spccchcs than Ii) his xotcs, but hholcs liannl
wa).s bccn upon thc pdpular side, Hcisnotaii
aowcd Itndical, but he hclongs toa libciial spc
tion of tho Wliigs, aliva supporting iho ballot
nnd oppoing thc corn lawi. Ho is asswluous nlw
iu his nttcudancc, aml his support of ttrictl)- tn.
dcpendcnt incmbcr. I doubt whcther thcre is a
inan in thc Houc who Is lcss influcnced hy any
'prcsure from without,' or who has lcss cauVc to
drcad his constilncnH, ihan Talfourd lus. Hc lus
for manv ycars becn rcturncjl for Ueading not for
hic politics, but forhimsclf. His poi'ttion ' a tr,b.

xml | txt