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THE AGE.
SATUltDAY, DI3C. 25 , 1817.
A Marricd Wonian's Soliloqiiy.
bv 'o.m: wiio iiEAnn rr.'
Yes, ii's (jii! go! nml gcl! yct ! get! fiir
t'very lioily (in tuilh; liut (iue'ti own wifu.
1 1 1 shoiild nsk Mr Slocum lo go nut ai
micli ii liine ofday fur a wnlor jiail nml
Im.iljct urrnng(!sf il'yo guess hc'il go!
Not he; I inii'ht wnnt nne wliile fiiitl liilte
it fuit in wanliug! Onuigus forsontli,
1 1 w.-is only ycslurilay, 1 askcd Imn tn cnll
at William's for Chnrley's slines. Woulil'l
you liaic hlu-il lo linve lienrd him scolil
tlioiigh! Iflicdiiln't luiie up! Always
soinuiliiiig wnntiiig! Wirlicci lic cmiUl
o to llic sloro ninl back witliout calling
I'nr a dozcn pnrceL"! And u hen lic cuiun
in .iiid inii tliein on Cliarlny's fcet, plnipi'(l
liiin fur crymg licuunsc llic puus liurt liim!
I'oor lulliiw! hc liinpcd rounil till liis I'alli
cr liud goiic, nnd iliun pulltid tlit'in oll".
I'lii! jtegti tvure iin incli lnng nt lcasl cil
ciilnlioil. Alld inuv just hi'Ciiiisf: Mr.
liroiMi liinis at n waler pail, lie'st up nnil
nfl'in a minnlu! Wliy coiildn't ISrouu
jt ? .Iusl ,-is thongli licr own liiisliano
uisn l gnoil uiiough to wnit upon lier.
I'd sliow liiin llic (lilTereiicc, if I wns
Hrown! A pretty liow d'do we sluill
liavc ol'it, if lliinis go on nt tliis rnte.
l'll ask Brotvn m do i:sy prriir.ils, see if 1
don't! and tliun M.'i' Iiow hc likcs it.
If tlie girls nnly kuniv! But nn! Tht)
ivniildn't tii'lievc a woidofu! Ynn iniyin
ti'll ilii'in nll doomsil.iy nnd llmy'd deKir
iniiic to try it! Oon ;1i t wit is tliu hrst il
voii don't (et it tno dear.' Dunr! I wnn
dcr wliat soine folks call dear? Thore's
Nnlly Hly. You rnichl inlk lo lier till iipm
Jnly nnd slio i"ouldu'i liclicvc ii. Rm
rdiu'll !e! Slie'll l'arn a lesson fur lier
ri'lfdie'll nnt fori't vrry soon.
If I was n ai;aiii I uoiildn't clinnp
iny condiiion in a hnrry! Nnt I. Tliru
as Slocum alwnys ready tn run iiis lcgs
nfT liut now liL-'ll o soouer fur llini
.Mis. Drown, tlian fur his own llebli nui
lilood.
IIui l'll pny liim: m'c if I don't! I uon'
frl liiin a uioiitlifnl uf'Mippur. 1 1 e tn
ji'l liisi vii'.inal.i uliert- hi! (incs Iiih work!
Src liow liu'll liku tlial. If 1 .'hniild do s,
ulwnys irj ing lo pluni-n oilirr fiilk-i liu
liund.s intuail of iii v own, we hIioiiIiI liarc
i prclty kfille of fi.ili. 'I'iiere's Willic,
he's icaM'd for nn orani;c iIicm! ilireedays,
and nnt llic punl nf onu lias Iicimi secnyet.
Tliere he comcs pnffinj liko n strnm
inmi! If I liad sciil him, lic woiildn't linvt
lieen liack these two liours. Calling nt
Mr Brnwn's too! if it aint tnonjjli to vr
a saint, l'll lell liim l'll quit l'll l'll
liut iio ! he'll likn ihnt too well! llic
lirulu!
I vnn't pleafe liim so tnncli. l'll slny
il'ii kills uic, and Willic. sliall liavp an nr
iiiinc iflio wants, nml no I linnks to liim
fillier. Tliere lic coincs ngniii, nnd liotli
liauds fnll. Wouder what hc lias pot
now, nnd ivlio else he is riinninrr foi!
Coiniiig ilirongh Ihc cate nnd yes,
lioih pockeiH fuil ofoinii(;e.s. Tlio
dear mhiI! I luu'W he woiildn't forct hi
o u cliildrcn! Won't Willif linve n uood
nienl? And I will yps he sliall havi
uiuffins for supper; Slocum lovcs muffius!
it
That's all wp lienrd, rpndrr; for wlien
SIixmiiii opcnci! tlie liall door, Charlir,
Willie, Wifc iincl nll, rn oul to mect him
.iiiil irn somo of tliosp. famn oraiigpfi.
Mrs. Slncuin did gct supper, aud Slocum
had iiiuflius.
Tlie English Langitagc. Few of oiir
readcrs aio pcrhiipa nuare of tlie great
cluuiged uliicli liae uken plncn in our
laimnnjje aiuce its forniaiion. Vo givi;
helow Rppcimeii! of tlie Lord's Prayur al
diflerenl ppiiods:
I300. Fader our in hevpnc, Ilalewpy
eil he thi nanie, comn thi kingdnm, 'I'hy
will he don ns in licvt'tie and in enlip, Our
nche dayes hred yivo u lo duy, An for
sie ns our duties, as neforj.'t'ten our
ilt-tiourps, And leriu iis no iuto tetnptntiun,
lloic delyvere us of yel. Anien.
1379. (Wiiklijfc's Jiibl,) Our fadyr
tlial nit in hpnvpues. liall owed hy tliy
n.'iiue, T!iy kinydom comu to, Bc thy ill
donc iu crihe ns in lioayeiii'; Civc us llii
day our hre.id nver olhcr sulisiancps,
And foriiif to us our dpiles ns we forgivpu
lo our (lciii'i n and lcctl us noi iulo teinp
iniiou, hul di'lise; us IVntn evil. Ameti.
152G. (Tiwhl's Tnlaiiunl.) O oure
f.iihi'r which nrt in lievt n, hallowed he
iliv nninp. I.ii thy kingdoni conio.
Tliy uill lu fiilflllcd ns well in ctilip n
liii vs iu heven. Givo vs this dnye ouer
dayly dicudu. And forgcvc vs ourp Ireas-paa-c?,
cveu as hc forgpvn llmm which
tii'Ktmss vs. Lcedo vs not into tcmptn
tinn, hul delvvcr vs froiu yveli. Ameii.
I580. (Covn-dale'i Bilile.) Our falh
er wliich nrt in lienucn, linllowed he thy
nnine. Thy kingdoin cnme. Thy will
hp dnnc ciicn iu earih ns it is in heauen.
Giiinusthis lny nnr dnily hrpnd. Aud
furgive us detics ns wc nlso loigpvc our
dpiters. And leads us not into teuiation,
hul deliui'r ns from enil; for ihine is ihn
kiiigdom aud tlie powcr aud tlie glurid for
eup.r. Anien.
'IVhu's Afrmil!' Tlio cditor of tho
Hartford Whig, uhosc voicc lias heen on
t Iio pcepiilg ordpr for soinr) timp, now
crous lusiily on tlio strenglh of Clav's
specch. IJere liim:
"Tlie clarinu voico of Ilenry Clay lias
snunded, nnd very foou lln- wlmle whig
colntnii will he iu motlon. Whorn isilio
cownrd wlio is alra d to bo callod a "Mtx-can?"
l'rdin tlie l.onilcii Cliiunlnilc, ov, 12.
THE KNGLISII VI KW OF THE
CAPTURE OF THE CITY OF
MEXICO.
Tho fnilure of nny Irosh ndviccs from
Mexico hy ihc Inst packet from New
Vork, is madc up for by t lic unusiially
preciso and defiuiie i n fi ir ma t ulnri
had prcviotisly nrrived hy (lic Ve?t IiiiIim
niiiil. It is ucedlcss for us to recnpitnlnte
: he facts dctailed iu thu lctior ol our Alexi
i:au cnrrt'.piiM(lt'ni, which nppenrcd iu our
columns of Tucnlay, and iu tlie not le!
interesling one, hy nnothpr eye-witness,
of ihc occupation of tlie Mcxican cupitnl,
which wn prcscnt lo our renders llns inorn
ing. Geuoral Scnit is nt Inngili iu quiei
posseshiun of llic ohjcct of all his mnuccu
vrcs, hul with a forcc reduced to two
ihirds of tlie iiumber with which lic left
I'uchln.
Tlio Mcxican nrmirs, on tlic oilr
linnd, appcnr to he in a sintc of utier dis
orgnmz.ilinn; aud tlie ruling powcr.'-
Prcstdciit, Cnugros. Exi'cutivp, Punrp
Coinmissioners, nud all arc scaitercd tn
ihc'fiiur inds ol hcavpn. Tlie Yankec
coiiiiiiiiiidi.'r-iii-cliicf may reposn iu tlie
halls of Montcziima as loug as may hu a
iri'ppahlp io liiin, nud ihcu iiiko his dcpar-
lureiu what dirpcliou he will. But a loug
iinio mayt-lapsc hefore hc will inect wiih
any ihing iu the shape of n governmcni,
with which lo renew necoiiaiions for ihat
pence which cvery nuccccding victory
ckiiis nt oncc to rpiuler more ilp.iirnhle
to iho conouprors. and tnorc dilliculi to
nhtniu from ihc vanqni.-licd.
Aftet nll, if n cessaiinti of ilie mosl nno
innliins wnr is now liinlu-r od' llian ever,
Geuernl Sr.ott oughl in fairncss lo la tlie
idnnie ou tlic course which hehns followcd
wliplher, in fnll accordaucu wiih his so
lipr jiidgempiit, or iu mprc siiliniis-ion io
iutriiciioiis rccoiicd Iroui Washingion, il
is iinpoysihle to sny. By cnpiuriiig nnd
liarlly doiroyinjj thn cily of .Mpxico, hp
hns liim'sclf ovpithrown the pr'uiciiial pnr-
liou of ilie iMilier precnrious foumlaiion ou
which ihp central autliority of tlie Mexicau
Fcdcrnliou rcsipd. If peace was his maiii
ohjcct, it would siirely havo hnen a soun-
lcr iiolicv, whali.'ver clse iniglit he Pizcd
on or iipvnstaicu. io navo ii-u ine seat oi
ilie govprnincnt nnd ihe lcgislalure allo
i.n'llicr intnct pprmillius as many ns pos-
-ihlp of ihe M;hlihipr clasi'ps, who wern
diiren out ofthc otlicr slntcs, to lake
rpfnae tliere.
Tlie peace pnrty within tlic ivalls would
ilius linve heen corifiantlv incrensiui it:
uumhprs, nnd iniuht at lcn"tli linve pn.-
escd iisell ofthc siipremo aulhoriiv, aud
hnvc concliidpd n nrnco which would
linve had nll the rpquiMlc Ipgiliumcy, nnd
have afforded tlie invaders n tolerahly vnlid
lillc to thn torriiory thnt miglit have heen
coiicpileil lo llmm. Ifsnmcthing ofllus
sorl did uot culer iulo the oiigiual dpsigns
of the Washingion Cahinet, we niusl con.
fess oursrhes unnlile to tiuderstaud uith
what ohject Sania Anna uas rpstorei) to
pouer, if uot hy the direct furthcrnncp, ai
least hy thc coiniivance, of tlie Anulo
Aineiicnn aiilhoritics. Therc are certain
Iv cnnoidprablc grounds for thc allrgnlinn
thn; therc was ntthc commencrniPiit of
thc wnr soine snrt of collusion hetween
Santn Aniin nud ihc govprnmpnt of tho
IJuitrd States. Wc do not profpss ppr
fecily io iiudprslniid llic pros and cons of
this verv iutricntc nlTiiir. 'J'he followiuir
viow ofil, ly tlic iililt;9t stalcsmnn iu A
incricn, will bc intcresting at ihc preseni
uiomcut.
It is from a spcech delivcrod by Mr
Wehsicr durinir ihc rpcpnt ,-efsinn ol the
Mnssiichuspiis Slnie Coiivpiiiion; it forms
in ilsclf n brief, nnd, in tho maiii, wc bc
licve, nn accuraie siimmary ol thc nriuiu.
prctexis, and )ro(tn,!'S of n wnr wliich il
is nn horinr to llic great pnrty ol nliirli
Mr Wehsier is the leadcr, Ihat they ncver
npprovcd of:
Wiih these fornhlc MntemenlH ol Mr
Woh'Ucr, we leavp tho suhjeci for ihe pre
spnt. We nro gUd lo po ihni thc fi'el
inns ofihu pnrty wlurh Mr WVhj-tcr re
prePiits, are soilecidcdlv hostile to tliis
mosl prpposlprous nud unprofii.-ilile con
lcfl. Tliere is yel time for the lioupsi
poilion of ihc Ampricnn statcsuich to couio
lo ilie rescue of the coiistitution of Iheir
coiintry a constitulion which n few yenrs
ol I'rpsideniinl wnrs, and the prepondpr
nncp of the slnve-holdiiijr iiitcrpsls hy iIip
nunpxatinn ol new slave .tnlc-', would Fer-iou-ly
imppril, it not incvitnbly nud incut
nhly deslroy.
Death of Dn. Ff.lix MENnr.t.sRntijf.
Hartiihldy. The death of this diMin
LMiilipil murician nnd romposer look placp
al Lpipsic, on the 4ih Novi'inher, nfior a
shorl illness This lasi of the prpat Gpr
man musicians wni nnly in his SOili yonr,
wlipn his imperishnhk laliors uprp lermi
nalcd forevpr. His hpalih hns hcpn for
so m o litno dccliniuc, nnd hc had rctirpd
(o Inlerluchpn, in Swiizpilnud, during the
siimnier inonths, wiihout receivinc relicf.
Uiion his rnlurn lo Leipsic, thc cprohrnl
affcclinu with which Iio wns nfllinled
provcd fatnl, nnd, likp Mozart, hc uns
snntclipd from ilie scpiir of his laliors he
fore he had exhausied tho fulne of life;
his hriprcnrpef hns, howovcr, terminated
in ils brighlest glory.
In I.pipsic ihp grentest crief prcvailrtl,
aud all kinds of funcral liouors wero pnid
to ilie. rncmorv of tho departed. M. Men
dplssolin B.irtholdy wn horn nt Bprlin on
Ihe 3i of Fclirunry, 18(11) He was ijrnnd
son of the illustriiiiis philosophcr Monile
Issnlui, nnd sonof tho celpbraipd nrcha:o
Ingist, Jnmes Solomon Bartlioldv, who
ilied in the ynar 1825, nt Ronip, wlu-re he
fillcd the fiiuctioiis of clinrge d'afl'iires to
tho Iloly See. Tho celelirily of Felix
Mcndolfsolin Bnrtholdy dnlcd from liia
very infuucy. At eiilit ypars of nge he
liud already compospd fomo leuinrkahlc
picces, nnd Iio hnil perfornied nn (he piaun
Imtli nt Paris and London with itnmeiise
success.
K? Tho fnllowing npprnprialo picce for lliis
scasnn nnd llio cloao of ihe ycir, wns wrilten, ns
thc lalo will show, eight ycar sincc. Thn wiltcr
now rcpoaca bencatli tlio puro clnment of wliich hc
io rnpluroujty spenlis, yet hc left liehind Ihe iin
pressioni if n Itind lieiirt and nnlilo inind. wllh
whirli we hope lo he nlilo to fivor tho readeri of
tlio Age Irum time lo llino.
THE SNOW.
Tho Rnnw, tlie fiiow, iho drifuns nnovv,
Tlic slcet, I Iio wimh tlnil fierrclv lilow,
The whilencd fiulds, wiih nipucls drear,
In terrnr clolho ilie p.irlin;; vcar.
Tlie riiow, ihe annw, iho virgin snow,
llnw iniiiiy n al of i;Iii:i:i Ih-h woe,
Ol Wfuit, of vvretdirdiiin? untold,
Ils slern, rough t'ungu aliall unfolil,
The 5now, tlie nnw, ilie pure white now,
Ils llui'ny llilica now Iii; full Inw ;
TIib iUiuiii, iu niigry coiiflicis o'cr,
In caliunesi sitcpi lo rae no moro.
Tho snow, llio snnw, ihe fplasliinjr nnow,
lln Hurfiicu idiiin'i uiili liriahk'r (jlo'w,
Whi'ii uiorii, uinfil'il m hrnuly, gildii
Tlio Miiiiinits of ilie crusted hilla.
Tlie 6iiow, thn snnw, tlie froited snow,
liow quick llio viial currcnN flnw,
Wlnle iuerry licarn, with welcnine cheer,
llail w'uli deliglu tlie ncw-horn yvar.
Tho miow, tlie snnw, tlie lovclv nnow,
1 deeni il niil iiiiiii'h liiiuiird fnc ;
A liounding lieail my iraii'port lells,
Wliile llJti'liing lo the incrry bell.
Tlic snow, ihe fnnvv, ihe wintry snow,
It cheeiH iuy slep vvhore'er I J;ii;
Tlie K0ci.il glee iu scuihm imprl,
Uriugj joy ini'l gladuess lo my lieart.
Tm: Postmastkk GENmiAts RnroitT
It uppcars from this report, from wluch
thc Herahl puhlihcs extracls. that on the
:10th of Juiie, the I'ost loutps iu operation1
exteiiu over loa.utu mhIps; iin nnnuiil
trnnsportntiou over ihcse was 39,887,61)9
uiiles, nt nn uxpenso ol 2,4(JG,8.8.
Since the Ist of July Insi, now routes
have bccn put iu oper.ition 8,239 miles iu
cxient, at nu ndditional cos: of 12,043
per nuniiui.
The nuuilier of mail contraclors io ihp
sei vice during thu In-i yenr was, 3.051);
of route ngents, lucal agenis, ainl iimiI
mpsenger.s, conuecieil uith llio mail ,"er
vice, on rnilronds and sleninhonts, ISO.
From the best esiimnle uliicli cnn he
madc, the uiimber of leiters aud papers
passiug tlirough the Uinicd Stnles mail,
duiing ihe lasi year, may be statcd as ful
lows :
I'aul nnd tinpnid, siuglc rntc
ol5cenis, 3G, 152,556
Pnid aud tinpnid, singlc rato
oNUcenis, 12,551,332
Sliip nnd Etcambonl leili rs nt
(jceuts, 427,600
Sliip nud 8tenmhnal leilers
furwardcd iu iho nwiils from
fnreign countiips, 2 ceuis
nddcd to tho regulur post-
nge, So0.9.s0
Dropped leilers, 865 31)8
Piiuted circtilur lctters, 1,025,301
852,173.400
The freo Iclters spnt by percons piintlpil
to the fratikiug privilee, nnd tbose seni
I'ri'e to llio arniy, cauuot li; nceriniiicd
with nny dpgiee of 'iccuracy, hul ii is he
lipveil unuld uot fnll short o'f 5,000.000
Thc ncwspnpers inssing llironiili ihc
mnils nnnually, nre e."tiuinied nt 55,000,
000. Piiiiiphleis nnd inagii2iue ai 2.U00,
000. Thedead leltcrs passiug throiinli the of
lieeH nnd rctiirued lo ihe dppartuiiMit, as
noarly ns cnn be nscertnined, nuuiher au
niiiilly aboui 1,81)0,000; which, cnlculatpd
at nn iniermediaie poiui, helween thp. iwr
raics of po.stnge, would mnko nn antiunl
loss lo the depailment of $135,000.
The revpuues oflhe di'piirimput for tlie
year, nuiounted n $3,945,893 3G exceed
ing ihosc uf last jear.
Bv the siimi ol $458,693 9(1, bping an
mcrcase of thc last oor (he prpr.eding
year of 13 15-100 per ccnt., nnd filluig
short of iliii aiiniial revcnups of tlio niue
ears pieccdini; ihefirsi of.Iuly, 1845, by
ihe suin or $418,731 31. The expeudi
nires of the vuar emlimr thc 30ih of J.ine,
1847, aniounted to $3,1)79,570 (53, mak
ing only $33,077 32 more thnn the reve-
IIIICS.
Tho Posltnnsler Gpiiel al ihi nlc ihat n
leis iiiiiform rateof postagc tuiglit hc made
lo cover llio expenses, providpd ceriaiu
modificalions of tho acts of 1815 were
uiadr, siich ns:
The siipprcssion of privaie e.xprpssps;
The priviipge of scnding Renled leilers
" in relaiion to the cargo," free over mail
roules in thc sourco of frnuds, nnd oiiht
to he intcrdictcd ; Tntnake llio single lct
ior n qunrier or i Iii rc) of nn ounce, inslend
of n half, kc. To pqunlize postnge on
uewspapprs nccording to weighl j the pny
tnenl of pnftasc, or double postaue ou nll
Iclters passinir tlii-iurh the mnils for deliv
ory wiihiu iho Unitpd Stnles, nnd pfepny
uienl on leiters dcuined for foreicn conu
tries uot havinrr postal nrrauemeuls with
the Uiiiied Stnles, aud on all printed mnl
tor ; nnd the aboluioii or modification of
iho franksng priviU-yo.
fX3 A lelter wns receivod tn-iJay, by n
conileuien o this cily, Irom Col. Tiiomas
II. Sevmouu, henrinir daie Oct. 311. Iio
slill lias his riunrierH nt tho r.oiiveut in Ihe
e.iiy of Mnxico, nnd was well. Daily
Timcs, Wh.
Mr. Wehftcr sa'id nt Sprinnfipld. 'I do
not ndiuii thnt il wns just grouud of com
plaiut ou tho part of Mpxico thnt tho (J. S.
nniieKod Texas lo thcirisclvoj.'
Jlmcrican A'tu'.'paiirs in Itlixkn The
London press iu ils siriclui ps, on the iir
with Mexico, is riglit iu one rcppct thnt
ihe mode iu which it is prosecnted is an
iimnluus. It is ko, nnd wo inuy ndd, verv
diil'erent from tho mode pursued hy thu
English iu all lliutr wnr.
Aficr cvery ilefp.it the Mexicnus siislain
wc iidmiui.ster to theui n dozc of civiliza
tion. Afier our tronps cut them up uith
nfle bnlls nnd bajouels, they slep oul of
llio rnnks, lake up the "stick" and piirstie
Ihe reircating legionn with (he groai I'lnl
izer of maukind ihe Prcss. Aficra dis
chargc of shot nnd shells, they receivc n
discbargc of ncwspapers; nud wlnle di.sa
hlcd hy iheir ivounds, they lei-uroly road
Iho ttcrtS oftheday, proparcd for llie.m hy
their compierers. Sucli is n charncicri
tic of ihe war uiili Mexico, wliich, iu thi
re.pect, at least, is auouialoiis.
'riiorc arc iu the Uniied Siatos froin icn
to lilteoii llioiisnud pcrMins coiiuected with
ilie press, couiirisiiig editors, reporters,
printers, pics?uien, nud devil. As acla.-
they are uiiq'iesiioiiahly thu best crluc.it
ed, niost talenied, uiost ener;clie, ihe
most origiual, thc uot pntriotic part of
our population. Of this nuuiher, piobn
bly n llioiisand or lifieeu hniidrcd j'lined
Ilie iuvnding nrmy, unil assislcd mnict'iiil
ly iu nchieviiig thu splciidid victnries ihni
luvo nMonislicil ourrelves nnd iho world.
From the inomeut ihcy cuicicd Mexico,
till the precnt time, ihey have lought nud
printed ns they wcut along. At even
liiilnng plnce and eve.-y inwn they capiur
od. they Maried n new.pnper, nud al Ihe
present inomeul tliere nro ueni ly a ilozen
Aiil'Io Amet'icnu nenspapers printed aud
circulaied iu thc euemy 's coiintry. Thc-e
jonrnnls, thnimh stnall iu size arc well j;oi
up. nnd display coniderahlo tnleut aud u
hilliiy. They cnnnot lail in working :i
irreni chnnge iu the minds of tho pcople;
nnd iu the cvent of its becoming ncce.snrv
to pcrmatieully nrcnpy the wholn of Mex
ico. uill cxercise nu important inllueuce
iu the prrci valinn uf order iiuil qmet.
The press is nltonelhcr a new eleiuniil
iu the prosccuiioii of uar, nnd troops ul
Americn have tho honor of beinir thu fusi
lo iuirodurc il. Thus fir, its efTect Ii.ir-
heen good, nnd wc have nn ilouht il hns
lided miicli iu pi'ndiir.iiig thn proeni rnn
leniednes to suhmit lo Aiuericiiu nile.
which is npparcut auioiig ihe innsres ol
the Mexican pcople.
Cninou's Bosto.v a.nd Montueal Exrr.s..
We publi-.ied 1 as-t week a letier r m
siructious from the Pobtmnsier Gcneral t
llic P, M. ai tliis plnce. relaiing to on nt
lempl of n conccrn cnMed "Crulge's Bos
ton nnd Moulrcal Express" to ruu mail
maiter over the United States post rnuie.,
from Cnuada to tho stcainurs at Boston.
afier the mnil arrangements existini: be
tcen ihe tno Goierumeuts, hnd hoeu
hroken olTby thc illihcrulity oflhe IJntish
Governiueut
We underslnnd ihat on Tuesihy, thts
Express, wiih some one or iho thounuil
leiters, canie iu coniaC' wiih Mr. Depntv
Marshiill J F. Dodiie, souieu huro hetween
Biirlingiou nud Sl. Alhaus ihni the leiter.
nre held nt Burlington nud ihi: Expre
driver is lodged iu ihe Chiiteiideu Cni.nl)
jail. r. T. Patvwt.
'Distnrbed in Iheir I Vor liii!' sni'l nlii
Itii!!Pr, knockiiig the iihIics oul nf his pipe
afier reading the depiecatioiis of tlie uiili
Inry fniipral on sund.iy. 'Worslnp nf
ichfit, I wonder; tluiir minds inn-il linve
Iippii soine miles this side of heaven, u
seems, to bo drtiiiiined back so ea-ulv.
But they wern noi all disiurhed, ihongli
for old lady Bumhle lc,it (hrough ihr
whnleof il. I liueil lier by one nl Ihe
pillars. aud slie didu't siait n hair, l'll
tnke my affidavy of it,' aud he relondeil
I i I meprschaum nnd hecnuie nhlivious nuiid
cloiids of Irai-raiil Tuikili tobacco-smoke
Boslon Post.
Cave May We were miich niniised ai
an iiicideui ihni look place nu a laie viii
lo the cape. A Indy nud nenilemiiu uere
wnlkiun ou thc heat'h, tho foriucr cairv
uig n lap-dnn;. A boy rnn up I tlipm,
sajing. "l'll dnmu li for you ina'aiii,"
presuuiinc, of cotirsc, ihnt no Indy wouhl
carry a beasl for the mere Inve of it, aud
that lier piirpose, bpuiL' so npnr the walet,
wastodrown it. Ladi's Hagaziitc.
It is e.xpcclcd thui Iiient JYnrman, of
Vermont will Lc in Iluilford in the cnurse
nfn few days, nnd sper.d a few davs hcre.
Col. Seymour wrolo lo his.iter.tlini I.ieul.
N., would probably Mnp here ihree ot
four days. lic shotild bo received in :
becoming mnniier. Hartford Timcs.
OniciN.u. Soniebody tclls the Irulli
in this vny:
Tliu stccdciilled lighlninp(says tlie Fnirs)
Isowncd iu the United Slaies.
'Tnas Fmnkliu's linnd ihat caugbl the
horse:
'Twas lianicsseil by Professor Morse. '
Bolton Cironolypc.
(icn. Scot 's t. cslions,
Wo loaru from tlio N. O. Drltn, lliai
Gou. Scmt hns uhmitied his viow iu full
lo the President, nnd lias snggcsted, for
ihe couiidoration, three inoilu.i of suliliug
our didiculties With Me.tico:
I. To hobl the Cily of Mexico and ihe
oiher chiufcilics nf the Repuhlic; lo lake
posi-essiun ofthc miucs nui! public lniiils,
nml froin them, ns well ns from nllier
sources of roieutie, torai-eihe inpnns of
pnying ihe expei.ses oflhe war, nnd nt the
s.iiiio ttiue lo occupy nll iho ports nud t-cn-hoard
nnd cullecl Ihe Impiirls on nll arll
cle inlroiluceil iulo Mexiro fioui foreiu
cnuniries, uiilil ihe e.xpenses ol ilie War
nre ilufrayed.aud an boiiornble peaco cnn
cludod.
2dly. To occupy and hold n ccrinin line,
iu iho inanner snggp.ted b) Gen. Taylor,
Mr Callioun nml otuers.
3dly. Tn occupy Ihe wholc rounlry, un
iler uiiirtinl law, mnil per.ee is coiicluded,
anlijff of Umuoitt.
An nct in relaiion lo lioauU ofcivil aulhority,
11 i licrtby cmicled, etc.
'I'lial wlicncvcr it rIi.iII hccoino nnciissaiy to
li.nu a ini.'L'liiig of Ilie lioard of ciul uullionty, of
nny town in llii Htnlo, for nbiilciiii'iit uf laxen or
for nny nllier purpnie, llm seleotn un tT Hiiid town,
or eillit'r or tlium, sliall, ru iipplicalinn, appnint
and nolilv fncli mecting, vvhtcli iiolicu rhall be giv
VII nerrton.ill V to all ilie seiertnion nml iulirifi oT
i tliu peni'o nf sucli Inw ri, prcvioiiH ln adi Ii inrclin'.',
nr iio poslecl up al lliicc nr more pnlilie plucci m
sucli Inwn, at loasl fivi: ilavs pntiuui In f.iul ini'i'l
lii,; and lln ucl.i ofn maj tiiy nflliu lioud ofcivil
ituilinni) iilon p.ii I, (il i ,-i n l .ii mh Ii t m.-t-l i i i ir , sli.ill
liii ns joJ iiinl Miiia, ni lliuu-jb cxKculfd by llio
ulinln nfNiiil linaid id'civil aullionly.
Appnntd .ov. 12, 1817.
An ani for llio prpveniinn nnd piiiiitimnnl of ihe
will'ul nud iiialirinus utmiiuciioii uf rail.rouds.
( Uoeby cune ed, etc.
.Sec. 1, Ifaii) persnn hlmll wilfully ntid niali
cinuily, diiil.ice or reiiiov o nny railvMiy gvvitcli, or
nui, nl'aiiv rai!-ro.id, or fliall brcnli ilown. rip up,
iiijuie or desimy nny rall road Uark, or rail-rnail
biiilp, or nny piirtinii tliienf, or place aii) ob
Iiiii lion rth,ili:U'r un nny sui.li lail, nr rail-ru.id
liacK or briilge, wiih ilili'iil that nny pennn nr
pioperly pasin- on nnil ovei sucli tnil-rond, i-linuld
in uijuriil iliuieby, and lliereb) put in jei'pnnly
huiii.in lifni ovurx (ui-h pcrson o oflendin, fli.il!
bo puiii-bud by' cniitini'iiienl ln liard labnr in iho
sliili: pii-ou, fnr ;i pi'tind anl ts llian Iwn )i-ari,
iici-uiiling lo tliu di-icu nnd n;ravation ol' the nf.
fi.'lice.
fjpc. 2 If, in cnnsi qucnco of nny siirh wilful
and iiinliciinn ili.pl.iciii';. reninval, brenlonp dimn,
rippini! np, iajurii.g, ile.ilrny ing or placing nny ob--I
ncl mn, ns in ilie piiTi'dinj! "Ptlioii tneiilinncd,
wiih Ilie intpnl lln iein el fnrlh, nnv persnn pns
iiiij nn in. '1 iner sucli iiulrn.nl, jliall nclually sutrer
anv hodil. Ii.uiii.nr nny pinpeny i-b.iM be injurcd,
-in'li iicliial Millerin" or injury sliall bo taken nnd
iiiljuilgi.'d a nu ndililinn.il nigraviilinli of thc of
feiicn, nml ilie per-ini niri'ndmg s-lnll be punishud
nccniiliiijjlj , by sueli fuilher cnrilini'incnl lo baid
labnr inlle siule pii-tui, 33 tlio circunislaiices of
ilie cn-c nui V ili'n.ainl.
ec. 3 II" any piron ball wilfully, and mali
ciiiu'lx di'p'are nr tniinte nii) rniliVM) switch, nr
j rnil ul nny lailiuail, nr -liaM UreaK iloivn.nr rip up,
, imure nr do-lrm my lailmnd irnck, nr rnilnwd
ibndge. nr nui pniiinii theri-nf, nr p'aco nny nb
! .ilruclinii whali'ver, n nny i-ui'b rail, nr lailmnd
j li.M'K, nr lnifli. uiili iiili nt tlial anv pcisnn nr
i pinpcM) .i -i iijr nn nud n r sui li railrnad. bIiiiiiIiI
! Iio iiijiiit d llicieby, nnd if, in cnn-i quenrv IbiTi'nf,
iuiy pi:rnn U killed, nr ilie life nf nnyi-jiirnnii u
j lol , evcry pprnn so niri'ndiiig. slrill be deeiiii'd
anti l.iKi'ii lo bo gui'U nl inantlaivlili'r, nnil sliall
bo liablo lo bc indickd and tiiud for llic ctiinc uf
iiian-lan:liirr.
Appinvud Nov. 11, 18 17.
An act rct.itin-; Aiictillural Socicties.
IS llCI C0y t 'litiic
Svc. I. luli Aaiicnlliiral Snripty pnlll'ed In
rcruivo mniiy finni lln. Slalo Innsiiry, liall lliro'
its lreasiirir ti'.iiirni! tn ilie Irr.inirer nf lln Slale,
iii the iiiiiaib nf Oi'iulnT iituiuallv , a ialruicnt of
ihe ninni'y ns n-cuiwd finin ibe l.i1e, ln--pitr
wllh lln iunnunl leci ivi'd finm llic ineiiibers nf
s.iid sociclj fnr llif piei eili. g jear, a slnleiiirnl nf
thc PxpiTiiliinrps nf all sucli suin, aud llio nuinbcr
of ibe iuutiibcis nf siid sncu.iy.
Sen. 'i. I'.ai'li Aricu II o ru I Sncioly rrci''ning
iiinaey frniii Ibe Slale as nfiiii'said, sliall, pn.'Wous
to ihe inoiilb of I'ebiuary in eacli)fnr, publi-h at
tlieir own i.p"nsi- llm juateincnls nn n inncd in ihe
lirsi seclinn ul'ihis ncl, Ingelber witl. full -tnti'inclilH
nf lliuir expo.irnenls nnil in.piovpiiiinis, nnd re
pnrls of iln.'ir riini.idtlPPS in one or innre newspa
peis in tlie cniinly in wbieli sm! rc:cly i- lncili-d,
nr of .ni aiijpiiini! rnunty wlnre no p-ipn is pb
lisbid in llit i-nlllil) ivbfii urb sncii H I. birnlril,
and evidem e tb.il Ihe u quir-im'ii's nf Ons ni't b.ivo
I I'l'ii rn.np li il I Ii sli ill i"' furiiislitit In liii M.ilc
iie..survi, lufori. bu liall p.iv ncr ln nny rnumy
Rncluly lln inriinii nf lln suin ainopri.iltd by tliu
St.l 1 1 . fnr 1 1 1 ln in fil ul m..IiI siii lul).
AppruiU Nov. 13, Ibl7.
An act to regulale ihe ihnicc of a Cnnncil of (,'en-
It it liercby rwtc.cl, clc.
Sec. 1. The lirsi cnii-.lnhli in eacli town in llia
Slnte, nr in his ;iliei ie nr in.iliilily. lln Inwn cii rk
nr nno or mnre of thi' crli-i tn. n, nre hreli v re
qiiircd, nl le.isi ttve d.ns hefiire ibe lnst W'nln-
csdny in Maich nrxl, lo wnrn a inscling of ibe
iVremcn uf tlieir icsppclive nnvns, to be held nt
ihe usu.il p'act nf liol.l i fn'einan's nieeling, in
sucli tons, nn ibe last U tihie-day in Marrti ni'.xt
at nue o'clnrk l iM. lo givc iu their nlos fnr lliu
li'i II pursnns wliniil lln) wnulil cbnn.se fnr a ciiun
ci nl Ceiisnrs, n. pnniilcd b) llm ('nnsii'ntinn
And ilie pnsiiliti!! nllirtr an hfiehv requireil lo
O'ii'ii thu iiM)'liii.'S. nnd to cnll un lln fri'eim n uf
surh town. Pi xiii liiin' lo Him. fnr the fpnci nf fnur
btiuii, lo givn ill lbe;r vules fiir ilnrlitii pi'rsotu
vtlinm tbev wnuld cli nso fnr n coiinci1 nf CViifnts;
ubicli vnl'i's .liall liu -orlt-il .ind rniiiili:d b hn
pri'sidmg nllici r, wiih llic assisinnce nf lin lown
i li'il. fur llm liine ln ing, and n lul llierenf recoided
iu Ilie inwn cleik'. nllice. And n i-t'ililiculo cnn.
laniiiiL' n hI nl'lbe nuuibcr nf vntes given fnrench
pi-r.oii. sii-iii'd by l lae pri'sidiuj! nlilcer, and scalcd
up, aud supeiiicribt'd wiih ibe iiuiti-: oflhe lown,
and lln unuls, " Vntes nr ibe ("nunnl of ('in
ur," b.i!l be made in Ihe fnlluwiug foriu to vvili
Siaie nf Vermont.
An a rreeiiinn's incciiiiL'. leg.illy warneil, and
hnldeii nt in lb'' I'nuiily uf on ihe lnst
WidiiP-d.iv in .Mniib, A. H. 18 IS, tlio vnlcs of
1'nuiu.i' fni Ccn-nrs liaiirg hi'Hi duly t'll.en, torl
id and rniiiitcd, tlio fnllnHins persnns had llio
nuuilier nf volcs nnnexid to iheir naincs, refpect
fully, to will
fiivcn onilcr b.ind
.M.uclt. A. U. 1818.
al
lliii duy of
A. II (lrt cnlislablft, lown clerk or
ScliTinirn, (iu llio cimu may bc.)
And inch preniilnm nllii'er sliall dclier nucli cer
liHcalc. sn cealcil up. to tlio clerk, of llio rounly
cuiirl, in ihe cnuiil) in wliirh sucli vmcs eie nr.
ken, within fouiteeh d.iis froin iho laking n rucIi
1'iilcs ; nnd the rnunty clerks, afiiri'naid, Minll le
ceivo Kiiiil voles.and, on tlio Vedni'.dny next fol
Imvinji ibe firsl Moudiiy in Mny iuxl, ul ouc o'
clnrk I'. M hall mcet ingftlicr ut llio Stnio lloimo
in .Mnulpelit'r, nnd uliea ciuivencd, sluill priicecd,
tn snrt and rount f.iid I'lites, iind fl'.all cerlify U
tho liovptuor, ihe tliirln.'ii nrnni8 vl bavp tha
liigbfsl nuinbiT of V(it, ns elerli'd Oiimm, wiih.
iu i d.iy-i (Vom iho liiin! rf tbcir mei'ting ufnfe,
K.iid ; nnd ibe (ipven.ur h:ill, l the chirnp nf tho
Sui'e, iinlif) sucb pi rsnu ollicl dl) nf lluir elcction
wilbir. twrnty dn.i.
6ec. 'i. ln cuVo of iho nbicnce ot dinbiUty of

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