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T II I It 1) S H S S I O N . Friday, Dcc. 30lh. Oitfton Tenilory. Tho Scnalo wcrn entirely nccupicd, to-ilay, with tho coiiiiderution of the liill for ilm nncupiilion nnd sclllcmcnt nf thc Ter lilory w Oriignn, nnd c rtndiiig corlain porlions of llii! f.iws uf iho I'nitcd Slalesovcr llio :imo. Thu lilll asuuies '.li.it "llii) tillo of llie U. S. nf ho Territorv ofOrogon, is certain, arnl will noibo ,I.MIt..ll.ll The Kmglmlei of Floi Wc?. On niolion nf .Mrl.cvy.it wns resolveil that tlm &ecrctnry 111 IV... I......!-.. ...... ll... i..n.!n.kji'il!lv nml nrnl.fllillt IIMUIIU I ..... IIIU l .... ..I.HM.IJ ...... . .....- .ptniu of draining tlm itvcrglades of Florida. 'I'lio liill from ihu Kciialo nulhorizing llits Scc- rol.ii.. nf ilm 'IY....itiiii-v In rnmnrntiit tn willi tllO surelii's nfSutiiiiel Swaitwoul, foriner Coilcclor of li!v loru, nnd tlio lnll tn nnnw urawiinci.s on fnrcigh iiiorclininli.e c.xportcJ in tho nrigin.il pnck nges Cliiliualiuu aml Santn Fo, in Mexico, wcre ifiiil luipe aml rcferrcd. Mr Weller iiiovcil tliat tlio Rules be suspcndcd to tattn ui llio liill to rcpeol tlic Hnnkntpl Law. Tho niotiini was iiegalivr.il yeas 112, nays GO nnl I..-.. llilr.1.1 Tlm llonso ciinsuiuct the rcmaindpr ofthe day in iuu tr.uisaciiuu ui uubiuuss un ihu n.uiu wutvn ilcr. Salurday, Dcc. 31. TIip Sennti! diil not sit tn-day. N(ithin of iiiiporlnncc transpircd in the IIousc. Ailjoiirncd oicr to Tuei-day. , Tupnday, Jan 3d. Wn liavo little to say In yon oxcept in regnrd to the New Ve.ir. 77.ii is a suttject of perpelunl in tcrest. 1 wrn't lio creditcd liy nll who read thii whcn I .ay, ili.it no iXew xear'sdny, lortno lust twcnty years, lias hcen so lieartily celebrated in this city ns this New Ycar's has heen. Our cili zcns tn'rned out in flocl.s to cclebrulo tho day. Mr Tvlcr fclt it. His cycs mnistpncd, as crowds nfier crowds pouted in, nll liiddini; Jiiui God speed. Tho I'rcsident was, nf course' high- Jy eratiticd, as lio oiiRtit to navo ucen woes not lliis sliow, tliat, uftcr nll, tlic jicnplu uro patriotic, und preparcd, ot nll limcs, lo ilo llio right lliing .' 'J'licro wns not inticli donc in tlic Sciuitu to.day: niany wcre ilisappointcd nt ilm non-nppcnrnnco of i- i i.-n . if .... :. i...:. i iiir iiiii8iihii, in um iiuusu. uu in 111, u p.mii. CupUal PunMiment.Mt 0. J. Ingcrsoll.from tlio Coniniitlt'o on the Juiliciary, reportcd u rcso lulion, wliicli was adopted, instrjictiiig tlm coin mittee to innuiro inln tho oxpediency of rcpnrling n liill to nboli-iti cnpital pnni-iliemciit in pnlilic. Oen. Jackioii't FinrNt Ilowun of New Voik, niiliinilled n resolution, instructing tho coin mittee on tho Juiliciary to teport, on Tliursday next, n liill to rcfuml tlm fino iiuiiosi d on (luucrul Jneltson in 1SI5. They inovcil tiui prciou- qucs tion, Imt tho motion did not prevail nvcs Gb',nucs 3. Tlic hill to rcpcal tlic Ilankrupt I.aw was taKcn Mr Marslnll, ofKy. declincd to nddross tlic Ilnnso iu coiHciuciico of imli-po-ji-,lion. Mr Milton llrown, in tlio coutho of liis spccth, di-rlarrd lio wotih' voto ngaimt lepcal. Mr U i'l'or tonl uu oppoito sruund. Mr l'erri-i nrgucd m I'avoi of repeal, iiisitiiig tliat it wai duiiiaiidcil liy tlio alinnot gvneral wi-.li- i'H ol tlic pcoplc, so l.iras lltl-t l.ict rouiu uo nscur laiiicd. Willuiu! t.iliing tlis iucstion, tlic llouso ad jouriK'd, Thursday, Jan. olli. In tho llouso of Itpprcscntative.-ito day llu'clucf ninl ouly iinportaiit liu.'incs-i duriug llio morning liotir was llio coiiiidcralion of tho rcsolulinn fub niiltcd by Mr llowno, ofNew Yorh, n few daya sincu, mid which lay over from jc-itf rJuy.res'pcct in;4 tho rufuiultng of (Jcneral Juckson'a fina. IJr fiwin, of jlij-j'niippi. addrrsscd tlio llouie uilli wariiitii in nupport of tlic rnsolution. Mr Cushing followcd on tho smo sido. IIc dn scrilied in a glowiui; sllo tho (jrcatness nnd llio glory of fleiiurnl Jacl;on's iichiuvemcnta duting thu campiign uf Ilo had hcntcn vctcran (oinn.aiidi'is nnd ttoopi who liad fought in llie It.tttli.-.- of Kuropu Ibr twenty ycnts proiouslv, nnd lill llien li.ul licen found inviiiciblo. Ilo liad dnv en back llio invader, whrn flusliod with tho pride nf pat coiKpiett, and in full confidcnco of victory. 1'or llic-iu si:mcci lo his country tlio alimiil unnui iiioim Miicn ol'lho nalion deinandcd tho uiloption oT Ihl-t nicaiiiiro, imt onlyannncl nf long delaycd justico, but as an carnet of their dccp licurlfelt graiitudo. llutan niiiiiversary was nppiimcliing wliiih oll'ercd n inost fi'.ling occasion for tho pcr fjtnianco of llio acl. llc refcrrcd to tho cvcr me mori'iblo l'.ijilit o( Jaiiii.iry. Th.it occurrcd on Sunday, Imt iflhe bill wuro pmed on Snturday, ho would bu coiitcut; he uliould tliotcroru, ut tho proper limn, movo that tlm lloine go into n Com milton of tho Wholo upon tho bill for tlii purposc, wliicli still was bcfurc lliat Commilteo from llie lait seniion.nnd lliat ilcbalesliould cuasc un i-atur-dav nt two o'cluck. hlr Adanii, opposcd llio rcsolulinn, dcclaring liii unwiHitigncss to p.ii-i un liill witliont llio pro so, s.iving tho clmractcr nnd ri'putation of Judgo llall, liy wlioni tlic fino was inflictcd. Mr ('ushin's niolion lo gn Into comiriitlro" lic. ing pul, nnd llio ycas nnd najs bcing callcd, it was ntgntivcd: nyes 101, nays 107. Tlio morning liour had not cipircd, nnd tho rc ppal nf llio riankiupt law camo up in order. Mr Oordon, ofNcw York, spoko for nno liour, npnn nretty much cvcry thing tliat wai not conncc tril willi llie lcgitiinalc iiulijcct of dtbate. llc direr.ted n great part of liis roinarks npnir.it llie f-peecli nf liis old collengoe, Mr llownc, delivciud ypjlerdny Ilo aid it savorcd tno ntrong ofa descrtion of Dcmocratic doctrincs, for llie einbr.1. I'.c.i of Tyler'Min, wliicli was nlingetlier uiibccniu. ine a steadfast soldicr (or tlic f.iilli. Mr Uowno rctortrd, nnd some vcry shnrp nnd tart convcrialion paised bolwcoii lho two geulle luen tliougli, by tlic way, cacli denied lliat the otlinr w.n onc. Thi-iofcourso was fino tport for llio Whig,who ecnlb.'l tn lic duing llicir atmoit to piolong llicdii poto, liy cliccring ontho ronibal. In the Ht.'intc, llio di"pute Imtwccn Mr Itivcs nnd MrlJentOi:, lo iho causo nf wliicli 1 rnferrpd vi'sterday, win icncwcd. Mr Uivcs buing lliis iiinn tho conipl.iln.iu-t. It was cariinl on nnd tcr ininated prcrin-ly ns ypotprdjy; Mr Kivcj nppcal-in- In llie recollpction of thn .Scnatn to proioitint lnTwas rylit, ad Mr Rbiiton dcclaring lli.it lic was wrnng. Mr l.inn'i Or.'gon bill conuiig up, Mr Ciillioiin ald tliat it nppcai'.'d lo hiin tliat llio bill was pro- t ded willi niiinh tco hailily.nnd liotnovpd to lay ii oi. ll.n (able until itlond.iy ncxt, wliicli was n grecd to. , Sovcrnl rcintulionx callii'C for n vancly orinror. iiinlinn, notin tlin iclvci of inucli intcrcst Weio ndnptpd. Tlio Hnnatc atnn patly Imur vpM into cxccoliro ecsiioii, for tlio purpnioof pastjing upon ccttain noininatioru to tho Naval ncrvicc. Tridav, Janoary Cth. 1813. Th'i-i lioing jtriratc liill i!ay in llmirouse of Itcp rnsenlntivesrilie procecding of that brancli wcre iif!ccsnrily of Iriiling intcrcst. During tho inorniiig hnur. n bill from llio Senalo Tor conlinuiiig thi- otiirn of Cornn.iisioncr of 1'en ion, and for raiiing l.is salary to 3,000, vtas jiaited. The liill fr ir.funding Oenernt Jaekson' (ine cnming up, Mr Adains nddrciied llie lloumin np pnnition tn granting llie rcini-ision, wilhout the pro. i.-n in fnvor of Judgo llall. He exnostci) that (purtion ofhis hoor luft unconmnicd from ycsier day, nd piideavnrcd, ineni'cloally, lo gcl nn ei-;cn-inn afiliR limc, hut llio Spenkcr could nol grant llie jndulgence. Mr C. J. Ingertoll romtneiiced n brilmnt ppeccli in pipsiiliuii lo i'm pniilions aisnmed hy Mr Ad ittns, but bpforc tic li.id procccdrd fjr llio niorn jpj hocr cipircd; and. lic jvjs obligd lo ghc way. Mi r.vrrcll inuvtd lo iKHliinnp. ttm ordors of tho day, (privato bilU) in order to go into coiiiinittcu on llio Ilankrupt l.aw, ine qiiesiion was iai.cn bv vcns nnd n.iys, und tlm iiioi'uiii wns m'gativvd flD to 90-not twi.-lliirds. Tliij isnnoihcr indicaiioii ofthe indispoiition of tho llnu-io not tn huny ou tlio qucstion of tho rc pcal of llio law. Tho Commiltce of tho Wholo was then fornicd, and th remaindcr of llio day wnn laken up willi privnlobills. Mr Huntington hnd ofi'crpd n rcsolution, wliicli dirccls i ho Couiiniltco on llio i'ost OHicoioinnuiio into tho propiicly of innking tho appointmciit of Assistant I'ostmiutcr lienornl suiijeni to ino ucci sion of llio SenntB, as olher considcrnble ofiiccrs are. Theso olliccrs lio statpd, liold vcry iinport aiit nnd rcspnnsiblo situations, and being deputies, liavo hcretoforo hcld their placcs liy tho siniplc nppointinent of llio licad ofthe I'ost Oirico Depart mcnt. In the course ofhis remnrks Mr Ilunliiifflon.nd- vcrtina lo the new law ngainst tlio cnrriago of ncwepapers on ritilrouds, &c, read lcttcrs from Mr Nilcs. formcr l'ostmastcr Gcneral, and from Mr Hobby, nn ufticer of munli tibility nml cipcri cnco in tho Dcnartnient wlio wcre botli of opinion lliat Ihe proliibilion of such tran-iportalion wns im politic and not fuvorable lo tho revenuc of thoDe part.iiPnt. A bill brouslit in bv Mr Sovier from the Judi- ciary Commiltec, pioviding for tlio cascs of such nersons n.s louud lliemsclvea in t cxas, noitnt ro nn. on llio runnine ofihe boundary lino bctwcen tliat delightful counlry nnd llie Stntea. of Aikansas aml Louhiana, was tliPn tnkcn up and dicusscd nt lengili. The purposo oftlie hill ia to confer up on such nf llicm ns wiah tn removo williin llio lim ils uf tlic Unlted Slntcs nll llie piivilrgus i.f cilizcn slnp, lo pcrmit thciii to briug llicir negrocs asprop- crty, Kc. The bill finnlly pnsscd to n lliird reading. Tho long talked of caso ol the clniiiiants for slaves tnkcn from llie Comet and Eiicoiiiiuui by llie Uillish nuthorities, wns scltled by llio passago of llie bills for iiiclemnifiinu thcin for their lusscs. Aflcr tho passago of u riurnbcr of slrictly privato bill, tlioacnatc niijoumeu uniu .;ionuny. WOODSTOCK, vermont: 1'IUDAY MOUNING, JANUAKY, 13, 1813. TIIKCOXVEXTIOX AND TIIEST.VTK TICKET. Tlic dcmocralic Slate Convcntion wliicli us sembled ut Monlpelier on iho Stli, was by far tlio best wo cvcr altendcd. In nddition to tlic 122 lowna rcpicseiiled by dclegalcs to llie C'onslitu tioual Convcnlion, lliero wero, wo sliould juilgc, soiiio twcnty or twenly-lWo delpgalos from lowns repipscnitd in lh.it Uoinentinn liy room, innk ing tu nll about 130 towrn represcnlpd nt llio dem Convcnlion, imiro by hnlf llian cvcr wcre rcprecnt- cd nt nny Slale Convpntinn cvci lield in tlio St.ilo Ilut tlic large nuiiibcr ofdeli'gates was not tho only hapiiy featuro nf llie Ounu'iilion. Tho " old licads" ofthe parly wcie iu nticndancn and liy llicir delibcrnlion nnd wisdom addcd dizinly nnd coiisidcration to llio procccdiugs. Tho Slate lickct solected, will stiiko cvpry onn us bcing n inost mngnificcnt ono, in nll rcptcU worlhy of tlio lic.U days of Vermont, llio days wlion sucli meii ns Van Nkss occupicd llio fiu bcrnatorial chair. (Icn. Ki:i.:.oiio' cl.iiuis nro cmincntly worthy tlic candid cnnsidcrationofcvory fncnd of the Stnlc. He is n gcntlcman nnd .. scholar and will dischargo tlio dulios nf Cliief Mngistr.itc of tho Sluto willi ilittinguishcd nbilily. MrLv.MAN has crjually strong claims upon the pcoplo. Mr llatdwin has bcrn on llie lickct for Trcasury for scvcial yc.'iis nnd is well known ns bcing wcll quulificd for llie ofiicc. Wo slinll now seo wliat Vcrinont is willing to do lor n lickct uncxceptioiiably, in nny way. It ought, pcrhaps, lo ho snid tkat Mi Sniilic. de clincd bcing n candidatc, nn nny consideiaiion,iind that it was thought bcst, in this evcnt, to cliange llie wholc lickct, cxccpt tlic cniididato for Trcas urcr. Mr Smilio nnd Mr Ilarber, rctiro from tlic field willi tho cntiro confidcnco nnd rcspcct of the democr.icy ofthe Slate. Thcy liavo scrvcd in tlic front forscvernl ycars, nnd scrvod wcll nnd failh fully nnd step back into tlio rnuks, now, carrying willi thcrn, estccm, nnd personal icgaid rarcly nc cordcd to nny mcn aml ofwhicli llwy m.iy well be prouil. It is hopcd tliat llio day is not f.ir dntant wlien they inay ho induccd to couic forward again, whcn llie dcmocracy can do snmctliing for llicm, in soino way, worlhy llicir intcgrity nnd abilily. ICP'i! rpgrct our innbiliiy to publijli the pro ccrdingi ofthe Slate Convcntion, thisweck. Tho editoroflho Putriol promiscd us a copy for this weck'ii papcr, but, up to the limn tliat our papcr gocs to prc we liavo rcccivcd nuiie. Mtittachusttli Legislulure.Afm scvcral un succcssful ntti'inpts in llie llouso lo clcct a Sppnk cr, Danicl I. King nbolilionist was ou llie 7tli c lcctcd. Tho volc nlood as follows: Danicl T. King Abo. 17G Lewis Willijnis Dem. 12 fc'clh J. Tlioinas " 3 The wliigs nbandoncd llicir own candidatc Mr Kinnicut nnd it willbc fccn, volcJ (or King to a iiinn! A dcmorrat U I'rcsident of tln; Senalc. Lctvis Josselyn, dem. Si'cictnry. K. K. K. Komc in. K. Kalcula'.c llut Kvllogg Kan 7'ic Soinert Muliny. I'rom nll wc liavo srrn ofthe ficls brouglil out liy llie c-nmiiiiltee appoint cd lo invcsligate tho Soincis Mutiny wc sliould judgc that they go to justify the course of Mack- Aikamat Mincrali. Hicli vcins of pad liavc hccn found in Marion counly, Atknnsas, pronoun ccd by the best judgcs of tho nre, tn be capablo of yielding nincty pcr ccnt. Coppcr oro is nlso found in the same rrgion. It also promics to yield n rioh rcu'nid for labor. It has bccn tho opinion of tho oldcst acltlcrsoftheiiorlliern partof Arknnsas, that it nbounds in minernls of almosl evcry kind iron, copper, lend, gold and lilver, cc A Bri(ht CAi7i.TIic following incidcnt took placo In a achool In Lowell n few daya sincc. A hoy nsked how many mills make a ccnt. Tcn, sir, wja the repty. Immcdiately a briglit faced girl beld up licr lit tle hand in token of dissctit. 'Well, Miu. wlut havojrou to aay." 'Plcaae sir, 10 mills don't make a cent. V s.sya nll tho mills in lowa don't toakc a cepl.'. Xtw RtJford Bullelin. TIIIRI) PA11TV CONVENT10N. Gorrnpondtnct otke Palrlot. Kxar RANnoi.rn, JAfi. 3, 1843. llidf-pntl 10 o'clotk, I, M. Friend Marston, I liavo just reinrned frorn tho Slato Convpiition nf tho Third I'.irly holden to dav, nt Rniiiliilpli Ccntcr. Tho Onnvenlion wns callcd lo order by K. II. Tlirnll, of Rutland. Ilon. Titus Ilulchinsou, of Woodstock, was chooscn chairinan, pro tcin., R. II. Tlirnll, See. pro tcni, A coniiiiiltco oflhrco wero uppointnd to iioniiniilo ofiiccrs ofthe Convcnlion. A cominitleo of fivo dcnomialcd ns u busincss couimillPC was also up poinlcd. The couvciitioii ndjoiirncd to mcot nt 2 o'clock, I'. M, The convcntion cnmo togother ugaiu at 2 o' r.lock, nnd Iho uommillca on iiominaling ofiiccrs for the convculion mado llio following repori, viz: For I'rcsidcnt, J. W. Ilalo, of Brandon; I'or Vicu I'residcnts, Capt. C. Carnentcr. Unndolpli; Maj. French, Williston, Jocl Iliimblin, llrooklield, Mr Rowcll, Lamoille co., nnd"ouo othcr gcntlcman whose nnmo 1 do not rccollcct. R. R. Thrall and I'. l'errin, Iq., of Randolph, Sccrctarics. A committcoof wcio nppointcd to make a r.ominntion for Gov., Lout. Gov. and Treasurcr. Scvcrnl resolutioni wero then mlinduccd and adopted. Tlio comniillco on nominalions soon innilo Tlic following reporl.viz: For Gov. C. K. Will iarns, of Rutland, nnd Ilnrry Ilnlc, of Chelsea, for Treasurcr. Tlio commiltec were unablo to ngrco upon tlio nominatioii ofLt. Gov,,nnd tho convpn tinn ndjourncd to mcct at 9 o'clock, to-morrow motnini!. I understnnd that Gcn. Ryland Fletcher, of Windsor counly, nnd Kev. Mr "Angicr, ol cale donia counly, wcre the two most proniincnt can didatcs for I.l. Gov. (iThc Ruv. Mr. St. Cluir statcd to llio convcntion that some of llio lcndcrs of tho Democrtilic party said to liiin tliat if this convcntion would poslpono llicir noniinnlion fnr Gov. unlil nfter tho deniocrnts had had theii con vcntion llioy, (thn dcmocrnts,) would nominalo their candidato, Judgo Williums. In hasto, Yours, &c. That St. Clair must ho nn cxtrcinoly briglit in- dividual, and vcry iiilimatc willi " tho lcndcjj of tho dcmocralic parly!' .Mr Angicr wns sclcctcd. Vorruiwniltnee ofthe Frec l'rtis, Mo.NTPKi.itn, Vt., Jan. 4, 1813. 12 o'clock , .1. Tlio mcnibprs of tho Constilional Convcnlion nssemblcd at 9 o'clock this morning, iu the llall of tho llouso of Keprcsentalivcs, und, on tlic iioini iialion ol'l.iither II. Hunt, Ksq., of Si. Albain, Gcn. Kellosz of Rockingham, was npnointed I'rcsidcnt pro tcm. nml Jercmi.ili T. Marston, of tlio Montpelier J'lilnol, becrctary ;iro tem. nThcru was vcry slini nltcndiince, lliero not lio ing moro llian n liuudrcd membcrs prcscnt , und no oimositioti was mado lo llic.su nrcliuiinary noiiiiiia- lioiis, AMr Iluul prcfaced liis iioniination nf Messrs. Kvllng nnu .Marslon liy cxprossing llio liopo lliat thu Lonvpiilion would not uo govcrncii nt nll by ;iiy prrjunicts in innking cliuico of of ficcis! Tho orgaiii.ilioii being complelc, tho con vcntion ndjourncd lill 3 o'clock, I'. M. Gcn. K. is thu icjiiilar cauctis caiidid.ilu ofthe Locos for I'rcsidcnt of llio convcntion, und Govcrnnr Jrn nison will unduulitcdly ho supjiortcd by Iho Wlngs rlhu majoiily eitlier wny will hu vcry smnll, ns paitics nro ery cquuuy iiiMtit'ii. dTliere were moro Ihati 200 membcrs in nltcn- dancn whcn llie nnlivcnlinn wns tcmpornrly or cunizcd. .Mr Ilunt madc no surli rcuiarl'.s ns tlio corrcspiindcnt of tlm Frce Pras ntiiiliulcs lo him cGen. Kvllogg rcccivcd 121 Gov. Jenison Scallering 103 S 108 Majorily 13 llooH I'arson Miller has dccidcd tliat no man cangoup, on tho fificenth of l'cbruary wlio owes for his ncwspaper. Tlio Wathinglon (1). C.) Spcclulor, cditcdby I)r Martin, is ono of tlio mosl intcrcsiing poliiicn'l and misccllanenus papcrs that ronie to our tnblo. Wo nro sorry that it iloci not get hcru moro rcgu Inr. Pii. Gazelte. Wc aay ditto to tlio "inlcresting" and ditto io tho "soiry." IrCpRuF.i. I'AnKRH, Ksq. will nct ns oor Agcnt in East Clarendon. Hunl't Merchnnt't Migazint for January is rcccivcd. This nuinbcr commcnccs tlio Clli vol. Tlio Dcccmbcr Nninber of llio Jlublin Uui vcrisly Mui;ii:iiie, is rcccivcd nnd contains the conclusion of Jack I Milton. Tlio ncxt nuinbcr will commciicc a new slory. "Toui Illake of ouia" hy Ilnrry Lorrcqucr. iCp'We sliould bo plcuttd to hear from " '." again. Is that sulliccnt ? Tlio 7Jo(on Joion and Yanktt A'ation, arc rcccivcd at this ollico about onco in two wccks! Wliat li tlic iiiattcr? .Ytw 1 'ork. Tho lcgislaturn of this State con vciird nt Albany on Tucsd.iy 3d, llio Lieut. Gov crnor prcsiding in the Scnate. Tlio Ilon. Gcorgc Rp. Uavis, (dem.) of Rcnsselacr, wns ulcctcd Speakcrof tlic Asscmbly, and Mr W'alcs, (dem.) of llio snme county, clcrk. Ilotli houscs bcing or gnnized llio usual commiltccs wero appointcd to wait on llio Guvcrnor. At 12 o'clock tho Gover uor's mcssagc wns rcccivcd. It is n vcry clabo ratu papcr (loo mucli so for us lo attcinpt to gic cvcii n skctch ofit this mnrning)and appcars to be uritlcii with uncommon abilily. Tlic Govcrn or says he objects In the land ilislributiou prnject, the mamlamus law nnd tho bankrupt law of tho Gcneral Govcrnmcnt. llc rccommcnds tho iepp.il of tlio law giving to fugitivc slam n lri.il by jury, tlio same luving bccn dcciJcd unconstitutioual by thoSuprcmc Coutt of tlic Unitcd Slatcs, and tlic Suprcmo Court of New York. Tho wholeanionnt oflho slalo dcbt is statcd nt $24,737,749, payable tluougli the ycars fiom 1843 to 1SG5. Ilcrecom mcnds lliat somc ptan be ndoptcd for rendoring the Slate lax cqual tlirnughout nll the counlics. His vicw3 upon tho anbjcct oflho banks arc quitomod- crato in lone, nnd aufiicienlly furbcaring to plcasc thcr warincst fricnds. He is satiificd that the np pointinent of bank commissioncrs has not rcaliied all tho bencfili that wero anticipatcd. llc speaki elcarly and dccidcdly agninat Iho notion of ropudi alion. Upon the aubject nT the pnblic woiks, the Govcrnor rccommcnds jmt cnougli cxpcndituro lo kcep llicm from injury, and cnaliU tho public to ovail theiurcWcs oflhoio parta that aie quito or ncaily completcd. fiotton Poit. A tradcsman prcising a gcntltmin very liard for paruicavt ofliia bill, llw lalter sa'u?, 'Yu necd not be in so grcal a liurry: I am not going to turt a way.' 'I do not imagine you arc, sir,' relumcd tJa5 tradcsman, 'bt Inm' THE .MEIi.VNCMOliY MAN. I aaw him many years ngo, Whcn ho wns young nnd fair; Yct saddeu'd, as yju aco liiin still, Hy Boirio corroding' cnfc; And burning tcurs ndown his faco In quick succcssion rnn Howns 'iwas very plain lo scc A mcluncholy man. 1 ask'd his nnmo bni nonc could lcll Uo scldom 8poko, 'twns said, Hut wnndci'd quictly about, As if nmong lliodcad. Und nono could tcll from whcnce ho came, Oi whcnce his wocs began llut people call'd him, fnr and ncar, "Tlio melancholy man." Since first I saw that gloomy man Full many n ycar has flown Alns! how wnarisomcto him That strangcr sad and lone. Dutago, too oft tho child of gricf Tlio tardy years outran Ile'a grny nnd wrinkl'd cre his time, Tliat ineluncliolny man. l'crhaps the blightof cbcrish'd lovo, In youtli's too-ttusting time 1'erclianco tho clamor of rcmorsc, For somo mystcrious crimc l'crhaps tho loss of somo dcar friend (So onco tho story ran ) Ilnlli inaile him thus n loncly, sad And melancholy man. 'Twcro vain to snck llio hiddcn causc His taco is ncarly run God liclp tho lonely wnndcrcr, And chccr his selling sun! His crrors, and liis fruiltics past Mny lloavcn gently scan Aml givo him peaco nnd rcst at last Tliat inplanchuly man. Z. "On, Taki: youh timij, Miss Lucv."-Tlie Picayunc says tho oiiginil classic sayiug wliicli has dcgencrntcd into "0, tako your time, Miss l.ucy Lung!" iiiny bu found in nn old nnd, in f.ict, obsoloto edition of llie celebrntcd works of Jolin- sing nnd Gumbo. Tho text is Ihcio sct down, ns ncar as can be rcndered coiueniculhi from llie original Lnliii, thus: "0, horam tilii carpo Mi Luciana Long O, Carpe, dicin, whar bo Do subjcc ob iny songl In Congo squarum somno, O ncgro snoruin sirong; O, tcmpus tibi gunilio, Mi Luciana Long!" ILird upon Him, A gciilleman rcmarkablol'or havingii great dcal of lcad in his forchcad, callcd onn n.orning on a counscllor, who nskcd wliat ncws was slirring. 'Nolliing cxtraordinary,' said the othcr; 'my hcnd is confoundedly out of order this morning. 'Tliat is cxlraordinary ncws, m dced,' saya tho counscllor. 'Wliat! un cxtraordi nary thing for a man lo liavo tlio licndnclioj' 'No, sir, I do not say tliat; but for so simple u machinc lo be out of ordtr is cxlraordinary in dccd!' llaUroads. We statcd a few daya sincc that n cnrps of r.iigincers are engogcd in cxamiiiing tho roule for n railroad from Concord, N. II. to Mont pelier und lluilington, Vermont. We last wcck publishcd nn nccount of n mcet ing ofthe friends ol tho Fitcliburg nnd Vermont Rnilroad latcly hcld in Bostou. Tlio proceedings of this mecting scciu fnvoiablo to the projcct, and nro indicativc oflho spirit and cnterprise oftbn Doslonians. It is n dircct rout from Iioslon to Whilchnll, N. Y. via. Brattleboro, or Bellows I'ulls nnd Rutland, Dislunce 170 milcs. Tlic cost of building llio road from Boston to Filrh burg is estimatcd by tho cnginecrs who survcyed it nt $830,000. lOtlicrs mako Iho eslimnlo at $1,000,000. It is thought that the nnnual incamc would nmount lo $200,000. The road would se curo all llio trnvel from Boston to Montrcal, nnd pass llirougli onc ofthe richcst mincrnl scclioiis in New llngland. On tlio linc nre innumcrablc mnnufuctorics which would furnUli n vnst amount of busincss in llie trunsportntion of raw matcriuls and manufaclurcd artinlc. It ii said lliat this rnil road was the firt contcmplatcd in New England, nnd tliat tho routc was once survcyed fur ncnnal, as the country is so lcvcl. I'or theconstruction uf the road from Rutland to Whitchall, a dist.inco of 25 iiiilos,a clnrtcr has alreudy bccn obtnincd from tho I.cgisl.ituro of Vermont. Albany Wtckly Gasttttr. A Good Old Age. Tho Calskill (N. Y:) .Mestengcr clirouiclcs the dcath of nn old soldicr ofthe revolution living in that ncigbboihood, at thcogc of 113 ycars. Anolher Change! Tlio I'hiladclphia Porum, ii nn nrlicl.) attcmpling to prove that Hcnry Clny can boelcctcd I'rcsidcnt of tho Unitcd Stntes, says "tlio whig party may corrcclly bc slylcd tho "Rc licfl'arty." Tho rogucs oro found out, nnd nre trjing to assumo a new nnmo. Wo think "Rc licP party, would bo nppropriate for llicm, inas mucb ns they aro f.imous fcllows for rtlicring Ihc Trcaiury. Timct. Ctindid. A bill was onco bcforo tho Housc of Asscmbly of Jamaica, for rcguhting wbaifingcrs. Mr l'aul I'liipps, n distinguishcd mcmbcr, ruso to ndocateit. ".Mr Spcukcr," said he, "1 very much npprovo the bill. The wlnrfingers nre a sct ofknavcr. I tcas one myttlffor Itn ytari. Jletlruitive Fitc. From n lcllcr rccnivcdiin this city, we lcarn that 'the villjgoof Mount Cnr mel, Wabash Co., III., Ins bccn viiited willi a fire that cnnsumed somc four or five largo brick buildings, including a large atoro of inerchandize all belonging to tho estato of Moscs Bcdell, latcly dcccaicd. Journul of Commtrce. lllinoii Stnalor. Sidney Brecso has bccn cl cclcd n Heoator from this State for six yeara from the 4tli of March next. Ilmnois. Tho two Honsea of the Gencr.il Asitmbly of this Slate nicl at Springfield, on the 5th inst. Mr llicklcton ot Fnlton, was clcctcd fycaker. GlVI.VO TIIE COUNTEHSIGN. TllO N'cW Orleans Cmccnt City tclls llie following good nue wliicli is highly crcditublo to tlio Toxau'a knowl- cdLa ofmilitarv tactics: "Al ilm Wnlf Ilnninr'. r. . n .i . n, . . I A. M., Jan. 4, and were callcd to order bv .Mr Ful Cainp, utCorpus Christi, in Tcxas, Iho guard.one , lam.ofLudlow mght, saw Biimcbody n little way of!', und hailed him'Who's lliero!' No answer. 'Who'a lliero.'' No nnswcr atill. 'Wlio's thtre, I saj.' whoevcr you bc, if you don't ndvanco nnd say Toxas, l'll blow yon to h II!' 'Texas, llicn,' suid tho oth er, 'if that'a nll you want.' 'Well, d n you.wliy didn'tyou say it sooncr." " Wo recollect n fimilar instance at Windsor, Uppcr Catiada, dircctly oppositc to Detroit, during llie distuibanccs in that country. The colored pcoplc liad formcd llicmsclvcs into a rcgimcnt, commonly known as tho " Queen't Mack guards." One ofthem, being atationcd ns acnti ncl on a certain night, hcnrd somcbody coming. Now this tomcbody liappcncd to bo a Yankco, and aspy. Who go dar?' inquircd the guard. 'A friend,' waa the answer. 'Gib de countersign!' 'Gaul darn your countersign, you black son ofa gun.' 'Gorramily, you no gib do countersign, l'll ahoot, by gosh.' 'You gct out, you congealcdthundcrbolt. Shoot a r'yalist, would ye! Wouldn't you look purtyj' 'Den say Wiglovia!' ' U'igloria, and be darncd to yo.' 'I'uss!' and llio Yunkco did pass into tlio vcry licartofthc cnemy'a camp, und brouglit back an abundance of important infotmalion to tlio Pntti ots, Porlland Amtrican. 'IIow do you do Mi8 Tolnc, liavo you hcard lliat story nbout .Mrs Ludy:' Why no, rcally Mrs Gab, what is it do tcll!' '0, I promised not to tcll for tho world! No, I must ncver tcll on't. I'm nfrnid it i'll gct out.' Why, I'll never tcll on't as long ns I livc; just ns true as tlio world, whal is it, cornc, tcll.' 'Now, yon wor.'t say uny thing about it, will you? 'No, I ncvcr will opcn my hcad about it.' 'Wcll, il'yon'll believo me, Mra Funday told ino last night lliat Mr.s Trot told lier that lier sis ter's husband was told by n'per?on who saw it that MrsTrouble's oldcst daughtet told Mrs Nick ins tliat sho hcard Mrs I'utcfog tcll Nnomi Ulutc, that sho hcard lier motlicr say that n millincr told her that busllcs wero going outof fashion.' ,oi'- icich Aurora. 'Wife, which way do you supposo the wind if to-night." 'Wcll, rcally I don't know, John, but auppose you light a candlo nnd look in our struw bcd.' How can 1 tell by that'' Why, GoiTblcss you, don't straws show which wny llio wind blows." 'Go to slccp, you critter.' TlIK I)AV TIIK lWKADFUI. DA V. I'rofl'.S' sor Stuwait, ol'Andovcr, tliinks that tlio Milleritcs liavc madc a small mistukcas to tho exact d.iy of llie ir.onlh whcn the grand catastrophotakcs p'acc, llioyin of April bcing evidently mnch moro np propriato to theii nrrnngcrncnls thau uny othcr day of tho moiilli. South CAnoLiNA CoLLKfii:. Tho Boaid of Trustecs ofthe South Carolinn Collcgo clcctcd Or M. Lubordc, lute Sccrctary of Slate, I'rofcs sor, to fill tho Clmir of l'hilosnphy, Belles lettrcs nnd Rhctnric, which had bccn vacatcd by the cle vntion of I'rofcssor llcnry to llie I'rcsidcncy ofthe Collcge. This is quito n populnr, and judicious selectiuu; and Dr Lubordc will bring new lifc in to the Collcge. 'Does Mrs Swipes enjoy good heullli!' 'Yes, ina'aui-and did you ever know one who did uoir F.xpi.iino.v or a I'owiiKn Mii.l. Thu Norris town I'cnnsylvania, Rtgister, stutcsthat llio I'ow- der.Mill of.Mr Jacob Jolmsoii.in Marlborough town ship, Monlgomcry county, cxplodcd on tho 13ih inslant; nnd what is most dislressing, tho Miller, .Mr Samuel Schatz, was so much burncd as to causo his death ou tho following day. Ho was about 2G vcars of ncc, nnd lcavcs u widuw and two small childrcn. If a causc bc sood, tho most violent nttack of ils cnemics will not injuro it so much ns an injudi cious dcfcncc ofit bv ils fiicuds. I.acon, ?CrjTo evcry bill lliat is not paid bcfore the etpiratinn of this vol. fifiy ccn'.s will be uddcd, according to our tcrms. Ilalhcr Tough. A curious thing occurrcd in I'hiladclphia. A young wjman uctually pawncd 'n baby,' and got two dollars on lliis 'pledgo' of lovc. Tho infuiit was so envclopcd that thcpawn brokcr took it for n roll oflincn. Ilo applicd nf tcrwurds willi the child to llie Gunrdians of the I'oor, but they refusc to liavc nnything lo do willi it until the six months uro up for which it isplcdg ed. Polilical HcfinemenU Two cenllcmcn, of diflcrcnt polilical views, Iravelling in a railwny car tho olher day, cnlcrcd into convctsatinn. Aflcr talking nwhile on llio ncws of tho day. "Sir," said ono of llicm. what nre your polilical princi plcs? Are you a coon?" "No Sir!" icplicd llie othcr, with ir.uch dignity,"I um a clam!' Phila. Gazttte. Ilurrnh for the clamt! They ncvcr atcal coin nor suck cggs! and besidcs that, they caii'l be ,kinncd!-X. V. Plebtian. Trulh in a .Yut-Shcll.W'o copy tho follow ing condcnscd nnd pointcd view ofthe duty of the Demociatic party from an nrticlo on Iho ncxt I'residcncy, in ihc last nmnbcr or the Demociatic RevicW. "A genernl convention pcaco and good will before ils aelection of tho Dcmocralic camljdate, unanimity nnd zeal after it and thosc unquict gliosls of Federalisni and a fedcral Bank whicl atill hannt us, apcctrnl, though embodicd irtn forni of Cloy.sor ever laid at the dcepost bottom oflho Rcd Sea. no moro in our day and gcneration, (o "Rcvisit tho glimpses oflho moon, Making night hidcous.'" rnrnrniin nii nm imn CONSTITUTIONAL CONVKNTION Tlio delcgales from iho jevcral towns. p uriniint ln Iho ordinanco nf iho (,'ouiicil of Ccnsors, cou- u:neu ,n u, eprcsinlntivcs room, at 10 o'clock. Whcn Mr. Ilunt of St. Albans. norninalpd.tfor I'rcsidcnt nro tem.. Daniel Kello2!. of lloekimr. ham, who waa chosen. Un motion. J. T. Mnrslon was clinscn Sccrclnrv. nnd Brndley Ilurlow Assistant Sec, pro tem. On motion or.Mr Field, votcd that vhen tho Convention ndjoucn, it adjourn to 3 o'clock, I'. M. tttijuumcu; ArrKnrsontf. Roll of membcrs, by counlies. was rcnd. On motion ofMr. Ilowaid, voted Ihat Stcphen Thomaa bo ndmitti'd .ian ilslnimin rr.im U'o.i leo wilhout producing crcdentials; Mr. Kiddcr mado the samo motion with refcicnce to Mr. Roice ol Roxbury, and Mr. Dnnforlh with icference to Mr. Downcr of Sharon, both which were corricil. On motion of Mr. Siorv. votcd that the rulcs of the last Convcnlion. cxcc'nt tho lOlh. be ndontcd as the rulea of this Convcntion until otlienvise or- dcred. On motion of Mr rarish. voted that the ofiiccrs ofthe Convention consistofa I'rcsident, Sccrctary nnd nssistnnt Secretary. On niolion ofMr lullarn. votcd to nnnoint a commiltce ofeleclions; also, to refer crcdentials ol membcrs to said comimliec' On motion ofMr. Iloward. votcd to nrocccd to tho election of ofiiccrs. For I'rcsidcnt, .Mr. Chinman nominalcd Silas H. Jenison; and Mr. Ilunt nominated Danicl Kcllogg. liciiug i-i, junisuil lujj scaiiernig i j I'or ussislant Sccrctary, Bradlcy Barlow had J2I; S. II. Matlocks C4;Scar. 7. On motion ofMr. Jonps. voted thnt tho Convcn tion liavo a Chaplain durine llio sejjion. On motion of Mr. Cahooii, voted to raise n committco ofthrce to repori lules to govcrn tho uonvcntion. On motion ofMr. Lyrnan of Bcnniri&ton. voted that tho i'rcsident bodircctedto sclcct a suiiablo person or pcrsons toollicialo as Chaplain or Chap- lains. Adjourcd. TitURsnAv. Convcnlion mct. Messrs. Ful lum, llubbcll, nnd Muttoclis were npnointed the committco ofeleclions, nnd Messrs L'nhoon, Ly rnan of Bennington and Lyman of Burlington tho Cominitleo of ltulcs. Mr. Thomaa movcd that the Convcnlion adjourn wilhout day nt 12 o'clock, M. to duy. After discussion and vnnous motions, tho rcso lution was luid nn tho Inble. On niolion of.Mr. Chandlpr, iho nmcndmcnls proposed by tho Council of Ccnsors nnd llicir nd drcss to tho frccmcunf tho Slato wero rcud nnd laid on tho tiiblc. Mr Chambcrlain, of Orange, introduccd a rcso lution, that tho Convcntion procccd to consider iho articles of amcndment in order. .Mr Smilie movcd us a substitulu, n scrics of resolutions icjccting nll the urliclcs ofaincndmcnt. On niolion of.Mr Dut ton, both propositions were laid on tho lable. Mr Ilunt ir.ovcd lo refer llio arliclcs of nmciid menl tn a commitlcu of thrcu to rpport thcreou, which wns laid on iho tablc, Mr I'.nlon moved resolutions severnllv adopling tho proposed aiiipndmciils und movcd llicir rcfer enco to tho committco of tho wholo Convcnlion, wliicli aflcr discussinn wcre laid on iho lable, Whcn Mr Ilunt's rosolution was called up, pcnding which, Convcnlion adjuurncd. Patttut TEXAS. The following cxtract ofa letlcr from n gcntlp man iiamcd Mullon, formly of Boston, now a rcsi dcntof Tcxns, givea aome ofthe detnils of n Tci iiii baltle nnd tlic prospects of that country: Sa.v Antonio, Texab, Nov. 17, 1842. Gen. Woll, cntcrcd this town with fnurtccn hundrcd rcgulur Iroops on tho lllli ofScptcmbcr, aud auccceded in takmg ofi'G7 pris oncrs, some ofthem our most respectnblo citizens; the District Court being in session at tho time, ho took juduc and jury. I lcfl town nvo daya bcforo ho cntcrcd, for Auslin; had I been thero, I sliould liavc slinrci! the snme fatc as tho rcst, nnd been drugged in chains lo Mexico. Wo collcctcd,how ecr, bcforo iho Mcxicnns lefl town about two hundrcd mcn, on the livcr Salado, actcn milcs east ofthe town, and scnt our spy cornpany to wards town to draw llicm out, which wc auccced ed in duiug, tho Cavnlryl following our spics to our positiou. We skirmfshcd uilli llicm unlil n bout 4, in tho aficrnoon, whcn Gcn. Woll madn his nppcarance with Artillcry, Infanlry.aud Indians and formcd in order of baltle, having dismounted his Cnvalry, our position bcing such lliat ihcy could not nct on horso. Ilo conmicnccd the chargc, wo rcserving our firn unlil thcy npproachcd to withiti scvciily.livo ynrds of us, w'hen wo let loosc ilh our rillcs niul kcpt up n conlinucd lire for about twcnty minutcs, whrn Grn. Wull drcw olT his roops willi n los nf 200 killcd nnd woundcd. Ourlojs bcing 1 killcd nnd 8 wounded, only. I think 1 slinll lcavo Tcxas npxt Spring for good, unlcss n grcal altcrnlion in tlio timcs lakcs placc. Lvcryono is dicouragcd; wn aro in a worso siiuation llian we wero in 1836. An cxpo diiion is gctting up, numbcring fiftcen hundrcd mcn, lo go ngainst llie cncmy, nnd will slart iu a fcw day s. I shallprobably go wilh it. Yours, ' N. R. M. Land of Floutrt, Snakts, and Songs. Wo haic now, in sight ofour s.inctum, Magnolins in full bloom, in most luxuri.int ecccnlricily and at thcfoot ofthisquecr trce in Flora'a dominion,coils the deadly nocc.mion nnd rattlo-snal.c the oiw with a thoit but timcly nl.irm, whilo tho olher dcals tho silcnt blow, which spi-aks ofdealh. Apulachicola Journul, .Vor. 23. Protcclion. It is thought that tho Clny whigs will petiiion Congrcss for a protcclion to 'Coons,' to prcvcnt their tot.il dcMructiun. Capitai. I'cnisiimkst. The I'ortbnd Ar gui in nlluding to llie ubjpct of thu iibolition of capilal punishmcnl, claims for Muinc the crcdit of havui" been Ihe first Slale in the Uniun which movcd in lliis mnllcr, an cxainplc since fullowrd by Vcrmanl and New Hampshiro. Tho Argut saya: "The exampte in lliis mattpr wns not sct by Vermont. Shc lus only followcd in thu unki of.Mainc. As long ngo as 1837, capilal puni.-li-tnent wns virtunlly nbolifhcd in lliis Slate bv a statute, which rcquiies evcry person conviclcJ of a capitai rrin.e Iu be impritoncd until the Govcrnor shall issuo u warrant for his cxccutiou aud in no caso can he be liung until thu l.ipie ofa ycar aftir his conviclion." Singutar Accidcnt.-l.stl Monday, two gcnllc mcn took a lior.se from tho stnbln of .Mr. Scward, Scliool ttrcet, known ns"ltob ltov,"and drovc out to oburn. On their rcturn Iho horso bccamc un managcable, ran, nnd cscapcd from hisdrivcrs. Ilo returncd to Wohurn. Scarch was made for him, but bc waa nowhcrc to bo found. On Thursday, aflcr n search ofthrce days, he was found lying m n ravine, nbout half a mi!c from Horn boiid, in tho rnid.st iiflniera nnd stones. comnlclelv cxhausled. The sleigh waa atill attached to iim. Ilo livcd but a few minutcs aflcr ho waa dUcovercd. He must have died of alarvalion and celd. .1rr. Jour. A Newfoundland doc. Mcnmpamcd ono of ;ho gentlcmen on tho oventlul Mondny evening. Whco the aleigh waa orerlurnad nnd tho horao ran away, the dog.pursoed him, and. was by when he fcll into tho briara. Dnring the wjiole of Tucaday, thodog employcd mmsen in going oacKW.irds and lorwanl. betwccn the hoisc ond a farm house in the nciglu borhood. williin n ttono's llirow. cndearorin: to nl. tract tho ntlension ofthe inmatcs ofthe latlcr. I'i. n.illv, rchnquishing the ntlcmpt iu dispair, the un imal returncd to hi ntaitcr in Boston 7Vwn.