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H S A BT 'W. II. CHANDLER. THE UNION" OF THE W FOR THE SAKE OF THE UNION. WATER STREET, FOUR DOORS. FROM MAIN. VOL, X. EVANS VILLE,LDIAXA4 TiRSDAV, FEBUUAKY 22, .1844. 'KO. 13. IP IHS A V Tit. l.. THE EVAXSVILLE JOURNAL. published iviar Thursday TERMS: $1 50, In Advance $3 00, at the end of wic year. Jiar en is ements inverted at 1 00 for three insertions of 12 lines, and 23 cents for each continuance OP THE Whig Members of the Legislature. TO THE FREEMEN OF INDIANA. Fellow Citizens: Tbe "undersigned, constituted a committee, by the Whig mem bers of the present General Assembly, to ad dress you in relation to matters of interest to the people, beg leave, in the discharge duty thus imposed, to ask your atten tion whilst we submit to you such facts as we deem worthy your consideration. We are aware that, when the public mind is ag itated by the discussion of measures of pub - lie policy, it is too frequently the case that our purtizan feelings and prejudices preclude a candid and impartial appreciation of the argument of our opponents. Notwithstand ing this may be the fact with many into whose bands this address may fall allow us to appeal to that desire to arrive at truth which we know all posses, when influenced by party spirit, to forgat, in its perusal, the source from which it eminales, and we are . persuaded that the truth which it contains, cannot fail to carry conviction to impartial ramds. It canaot be denied that it too frequently . occurs in the h'story of our political contests, that paj-tizans, for the purpose of acquiring powernako the most positive as3urance,that, upon their elevation to office, it will result to the benefit of the people. It has not es caped our recollection that the party in this State, calling themselves democrats, during the late canvass forgovernor,Lieutenint Gov ernor and Members of the Legislature, were lavish in their promises of this character. From the improvident legislation of the Representatives of the people, brought about by tie wild spirit of speculation, wh ich was the consequence of the mal-administration ol tne Oeneral Government, the people had become embarrassed by aa immense public debt. The same cause overwhelmed them whh individual indebtedness. In this emer gency the cry for relief was raised through oat oar borders. The organs of the demo- with appeals to the people in favor of relief, broadcast over our whole State. .The peo ple were told, that the consequence of the ascendancy of that party would be reiief to the State and to the people that taxes would be reduced, and at the same time our plighted faith with those to whom we arein- uebted, would be preserved ihit our firm TL ers would receive a more just ripense i the Whigs arenas much the adiftirers (and and or their labor andtfrat such course of State 'more sincere in such admiration) ofthe mil coulpo!icy would be pursued as would bring the itary renown of tho old hero, as those who J country back to its wonted prosperity. The ! are most boisterous for refunding the fine, people evr honest, and ever anxious lo bet- They look upon his military fame as the pra ter their condition, gave credence to the perty of the country. It belongs not to a high hopes thus held up before them the political party, out of which lo make politi ; election resulted in-giving that pirty the as- ! cal capital. None can-doubt that those who cendency in the executive, and Legislative branches ofthe Government, thus enabling them, were they sincere in their promises, to maet the expectations ofthe people. Upon the assembling of the Legislature all eyes were turned to those now iu power, who had promised 'so much. The delivery ff the Inaugural of Governor Whitcombwas awaited for with impatience, as it was exact ed to contain a recommendation of some-definite policy to be pursued which would sat isfy the excited hopes of the country. ie address came and with it disappointment to the people. . Instead of taking thafinde- pendent statesman like course which would adorn the position in which the people had piaceu mm, ne seems eyiaiousiy 10 nave avoided committing himself on anv one sub ject upon which there is a difference of opinion. He did not stop here? Having permitted the expectations of the people 10 be raised by the means above alluded to, he remarks, in that auuress, mar, among me causes wnicn nave led to my (his) elevation to the office of chief magistrate of Indiana, assurances on my part of relief through my instrumentality, have not found a place, and it would be un just to excite in the mind of the public cred itor or ofthe citizen any false or delusive hope." ' , ' ' The political history ofthe State presents no paralled to such deception. R will not do for Governor Whitcomb or his friends to put in & uspecial pled" a mere quibble, and say, that, notwithstanding the newspipsrs in his support were filled with these assurances be was not bound to regard them, because they were not made by him. A deluded and deceived people will not be satisfied by such an apology. They will hold him re sponsible, however he may wish to evade such responsibility. His inaugural contains no proposition no plan no suggestion on this subject, of all others the moat important to the people. He wishes to make none until after the elections of next year, for fear that it might effect their result. He says he will "defer to a fitter occasion las expres sion of my (his) views more fully on this mo mentous subject," because then his "official position shall have given him ample access .jj . i . .i i - i i to the records of the several departments of the Government." This excuse is rnaue to satisfy an intelligent people! and, in what petition does it place the intelligence of the Governor himself? Is it to be presumed that he was ignorant, at the time of writing his Inausral. of the resources and liabilities of the State ? subjects upon which all hai"9 the means of acquiring the most positive infor mation, without having "access officially to the records of the several departments ofthe Government." In order to avoid the respon sibility which be feels himself to have incur redhe makes an unworthy attempt to place it upon the Legislative department of the Government. To do so, he uses the follow ing language? "I shall be ready to co-operate with the Legislature ofthe State in what ever may be found practicable for the at tainment of this disirable object." The demo cratic members ot the Legislature, although holding their seats in consequence of the same promises to the people were not more disposed . than his Excellency to redeem those promises. They bring forward no plan no projects tor the reliet ot the people. the people are, in effect, told by them that "our object being obtained when we received your suffrages, we will not afford you that re lief which we led you to expect previous to the election." Upon the return of the dem ocratic me mbers of the Legislature, let the enquiries be made by the people, whom they deceived "where is the promised relief? Where is there a single enactment for our benefitf' Regard well their answer. Mark well their equivocations! Will itbe satisfac tory to the people if the reply be made "It was out of our power to effect anv thin?1' "Why did you not tellussbwhen askingour votes V will,& ought to be the response to such an apology. rjan those who thus duped and deceived the people be entiusfed again with power? Should they come before them in the approaching canvass with the same smooth and honied promises upon their lips, iem'nd them, in language not to be forgot ten, oi tne-violation oi tnose made last sum- mer: Conscious that something must be done by them for popular effect in the approach ing elections and to divert the attention of the people from the promises made ir last year's canvass, at an early day of tbe session a joint resolution was introduced,! instructing our Senators, and requesting our representa tives in Congress, to refund "the unjust fine imposed on Gen. Jacksou, by Judge Hall,in 1S15 to vote against tbe distribution ofthe proceeds of the public lands among the States, and against the adoption of Cost John son's plan for the relief of the States." It most be a matter of deep regret to the true friends of Gen. Jackson that such means have been resorted to by the friends of that arch intriguer and demagogue, Martin Van Buren, to acquire the influence of his great nssme for the advancement of one whose own merits will not bear the scrutiny ol examina against th)3 resolution that they might go be fore the people in the coming election pronounce an eulogy on Gen. Jackson's mil itary services and charge the Whigs with the denial of justice to him in withholding tho small pittance asked. With thi3 issue made up, they were in hopesof benefitting Mr. v an Buren. I ns is a false issue.- are now so clamorous its repayment are instigated alone by a desire of accomplish ing partizan purposes. Almost thirty years have elapsed since this fine was imposed. Why, if it be looked upon as a stain upon his f ime, has there been no effort made to wipe it out until now? Why not during the presidency of Mr Van Buren, when the par ty was omnipotent, refund this money? Well has it been asked of the leaders of the Van Buren party "Why did you not act then?" They cannot answer. Truth compeles us to say to them, in langnnge of another: "It is because then you did uot care a fig about it jit has been the result of an after-thought. . You were then rich, strong and proud your j political capital was "at its Hood" and you needed the aid of no such humbug. You are now bankrupt in political capital, and like "drowning men you catch at straws." Mr. Van Buren was a mere political parasite a branch of misletoe, that owed its eleva a. - i . tion its growth, nay its very existence, to thjtall trunk of an aged hickory ; but so soon as it was attempted to transplant it aud force it to live upon its own resources, it shrunk and withered and died; and you have now touua out tnat ttie only mode ot reviving it again, and restoring it to its former elevation aud visor, is to call to its aid the strength and support and sustenance ofthe same old hickory." That this is tho object is to ap parent to mislead. The American people have too high a regard for the judiciary of their country to be willing to tarnish the re putaHon of one who had the moral courage to uphold the supremacy of the law, under the circumstances which had surrounded Judge Hall when it became his duty to im pose the fine. The Whigs, whilst they are willing to refund this money, together with the interest, wish to do it under a protesta tion against any reflection upon the charac ter of Judge HilL This course is rejected by their opponents. They will not (ouch the money, unless its price be the tarnished fame of him whose duty it was to impose it. Judge Hal! I133 beerf dead more than fifteen years. The atheists of ihe Fiench Revolu tion entered it for the purpose ounplunbing the dead for the bulleis with which to assas sinate the living." How m:icli more repre hensible more detestable, fur p irtizan lead ers of a Christian age, to enter it, and place the brand ofinfumv upon its occupant, for tha purpose of aiding them in achieving a poliic;! triumph! On obiect had in view by the introhic- tion ot the joint resolution above refered to, was to commit the Whias. as a nartv. in factions taken bv Mr. Kelso. - although not in -07 I j 7 j - f . y , , of Cost Johnson's project. This never accordance with any law, were admitted by been a cardinal measure of.the Whig parthe same democratic majority of the corn It was brought forward by Mr. Johnson, miltee. The only fact which they establish use his own language, "as a great Ameed and the oqly one coutended for by the can measure, above all mere party, local.'majority of the committee was calculated to personal considerations." It has been fav raise a doubt as to the legallity ofthe vote ably received by individuals of both polilwcast by one Nimrod Bannister for Mr. Hen parties as "well as met the condemnation ory. The evidence before the committee, great majority of both. The votes in Co (agreed to by the majority,) established the gress at its last session proved this to be tfact that Mr. Henry received 1)16 and Mr. fact. The whirrs nf this Slate, however, n Kelso 915 voles. In order to "make a tie in favor of the relief of the States. To this obiect, they advocate the distribution the proceeds ofthe public lands among tldetermined to exclude the voleof Binnister States. The Whigs are unwilling to see tland so reported to the Senate. Mr. Henry people ground down to the very dust by appealed to the Senate for the commission recttaxation. To lighten tbisbuerousburthi to take the testimony denied him by the they demand only a portion of that which 'committee. The demorcatic majority ofthe right and justice belongs 1o them. Whili Senate, (rendered so by the casting, vote of for years past, the gold of the West has pouLieuteuant Gov. Bright,) also refused his ap d J into the national treasury, in payment f plication, lathe meantime, however, lie public lands, om State has received compa sent to Switzerland county and took the de atively nothing in return by way of the in positions, upon full notice to his opponent,of provement oi the roads, and harbors. To e feet these improvements our people have bee having been cast for Kelso. . These depo compelled to rely upon their own nsitious were submitted to the Senate. The sources; and now that they are in difficult almost overwhelming, the Whiffs think bt right that our share of this immense growin! fund be given to us to alleviate the condition c our people. This is denied them by th the leaders of the democratic party. Tin people should determine which is the cot rect policy, uninfluenced by party names t prejudices. Let the Dolicv advocated hv th j Whigs prevail, and in a few years we will bj out ot debt, and our farmers, manufactured and mechanics receive a fair recompense fd .L il i .1. . . lr their labor and the country assume that pros perous condition which the whole people distressed as they are now, should exist. These are. verv brieflv some, of the reasons which impelled the Whigs to vote. against the passage of ihe joint resolution. - - , Upon no subject has this same self-styled democratic parly been more inconsistent than in relation lo the State Bank of Indiana. For years past it has received the unmeasured abuse of those who have set themselves up as the leaders of the party. Immediately after the late election, when it was discover ed that tha democracy were in the ascenden cy in the Legislature, the question was moot ed, whether or not. they should elect a demo cratic President of that institution. Many of the most honest and sincere democratic edit ors were adverse in placing one of theirpar- ly at ns nead. Among many others mav be nameo tne editors ot the JYlishawaka Tocsin i i i - . - . - MadTsou Courier,! iue laiier oiwnomTemar ed, in an editorial on the subject, "our opin ion about this matter is, briefly, that it is in consistent to place a democrat at the head of the Bmk. We would not give a. pinch of snufffor the democracy of any man who-ac-cepis the office." When the election was to be made, however, the Bank-hating democra cy elected James Morrison (a democrat) President ofthe Bank, thus giving another evidence of the sincerity of their professions to the people! The directors on the part of the State are all democrats. They now have control of the institution and we will see whether it be administered beneficially to the country. 1 his glaring inconsistency this practice so contrary lo professions, must convince many of those who are hon estly opposed to Banks, that their leaders are unwothy their confidence, and they will , in future place no reliance in their professions iu relation to any measure whatever. How can it be otherwise, when they so often and flagrantly deceive the people. ' The course pursued by the leaders of the Locofoco party, during the few years past,has evinced a spirit subversive of law and order and destructive in its tendency, of our in stitutions now so highly prized. We have only to allude to some ofthe most prominent instances. In the 26th Congress, in order to secure a democratic majority the broad seal of a sovereign State was set at naught and its evidence disregarded. A law of Con gress was passed requiring the States to elect members of that body by districts. Four States under the control of the Loco focos; refused to compiy with the law and yet their members are occupying seats in de fiance to law. What else than nullification can such conduct be? We are not wiihout evidence of this spirit nearer home. Here in the Senate an act was perpetrated,a parallel to which in legislative infamy cannot be found. At the commencement of the ses sion, David Henry presented a certificate of the county Auditor of Switzerland county,cer tifying that he had received a majority of ibe votes of that county at the August election for the office of State Senator. He was sworn in and took his seat. A few days af terwards Mr. Dauiel Kelso, presented a me morial claiming to be the legal Senator of that county,alledgrng that Mr. Henry had re received several illegal votes, which if taken from the vote given him, would leave a majority for Mr. Kelso. This me morial was referred to the committee on elections. The Senate, by resolution, au thorized the committee, if they deemed it necessary, to institute a commission in Switz erland for tho purpose of taking testimony of such persons as the right of each pirty might require. Mr. Kelso submitted to the com mittee depositions taken by him on the'27tb, i2Sth and 29th days ofNovcmber, only a tew days previous to the meeting of the Leg'sla lature. Mr. Henry appliedor acommission, under the power given the committee, to take - depositions in Switzerland county to prove a number of illegal votes for Mr. Kel so. He presented to them his sworn affidav it stating that such had" been given. . The majority ofthe committee being democrats, refused this just application, The deposi- between them, and to have the semblance of justice in it, the samo democratic majority I several persons shewing several illegal votes majority ofthe committee made their report, recommending - the adoption of resolutions declaring that David Henry Was not entitled to his seat, that there had been no election in Switzerland county, and that a vacancy ex'uted which should be filled by the people according to law I The minority dissented from this conclusion and gave the reasons fi.r such dissent. The whole matter was faked up in the. Senate, as, by the Cotistim- tion, it is the judge ot the qualification and election ot its own- members, and not, of - . ! i ?.. I... course, to be circumscribed in iis inquiry, by '.action of the committee. Admit that depo: now, are anxiousVitions produced by Kelso were properly re- eived, and the vote ot liannister justly ex luded, where is the justice jii excluding the estimony produced by Mr. . Henry? His positions were taken in the si me manner s were those taken by Kelso. Yet, the ame self-stiled democratic rhajority of the Senate admitted the ose and excluded the ther merely because Switzerland county is 'pcofocoish in it3 politics an election of U. l: Senator takes place next winter and iere is a probability of the people of that ounty sending a democrat in place of Mr. Henry, whohapens 'to be a Whig!, .It-is im iossihle to come to anv other couclusiou.- Fo place it beyond a doubt, we submit the following deposition of George Dibble,'taken by Mr. Henry and laid before the Senate. tieorge U.OUie. junior, oeing uuiy swor", sinjdeposeth and saith in answer lo questions: day of September, 1843, according to the entry, in the family bible, and the informa tion of my parents. . . 2d Question. Did you vote for Senator in Switzerland county at the late August elec tion, and if so, in which township did you vote, and who did you vote for as Senator. Ans.ver. I vo'.ed in Posey township in said county, and voted for Daniel Kelso for State Senator. ; Subscribed and sworn to the 28th dav of December, 1843. (Signed,)- GEORGE DIBBLE. No one disputes that the vole given for Kelso by Dibble was illegal. This then gives Mr. Henry one vote majority; he is therefore, as much entitled to his seat as tho' he had received one hundred majority. The voice of the majority expressed at the ballot box, no matter how small that majority, should never be disregarded. Should outrages like the one now presented to the people of Indi ana go uurebuked, the elective fianchfse a right so higly prized by- freemen become a mockery? The people must, for they are honest, convince those who set at defiance their will, that they have taken upon them selves a responsibility beneath which they must fall. The legislature, which, under the auspices of democracy and ota democratic Governor, promised so much to the people, has adjourn ed. The Governor recommeuded nothing the legislature did nothing. As long as they may be in power ihey will do nothing. They excite the hopes of the people to se cure office and when it is obtained, they turn upon them, and, in a grinning mockery, exclaim, "Ye would be dupes and' victims, and ye are!" They promise to build up the prosperity of the country before getting to in power but once in, they prove themselves the 'architects of ruin.' At the next election they will ask ot you a contiuuance of power. Can you will you in view of their violated pledges their disregard of Jaw and order their scorn for the sufferings ofthe people confer it upon them that they may again "laugh to scorn" the confidence thus repos- 11 them? Let the answer beat the ballot boxes! John D. Defsees, JauN S. Davis S. W. Parker, J. P. Foley, Wm. Xlles, Committee. CORRESPONDENCE OF GEN. JOSEPH SMITH AND JOHN C. CALHOUN. Nauvoo, III: Nov, 4th, IS 13. Hos, Joax C. Calhoun Dear Sir: As we understand you are a candidate for the presidency at the next election; and as the Laiier Diy 'Saints (some times called Mor mons, who now constitute a numerous class in the school politic of this vast republic,) have been robbed of an immense amount of property, and endured ' nameless sufferings by the state of Missouri, and from her bor ders have been driven by force ot arms, con trary to our national covenants; end as in vain we have sought redress by all constitu tional, legal, and honorable means.in her ronncils and her lee-1 islative halls: and as we have petitioned con- without effect, we have judged it wisdom to or address you this communication, and solicit :c j ta;a ronltr in an immediate, gumim.) uu vu. --r-j. r what will be your rule" of action relative to us as a people, should tortune lavor your as- .:L .1- ,i,;0fm!,n;e,rarJ - r... x.r..u .nnpfrion. and the r.:..jrr r.rADr nA o,ntiinfinn- IIICIIUUl UOUV-E.KUUU uiu-i, u,... I m-r.-nr- mximrr I.! al rights. JUSt.ru m. In behalf of the Church of Latter Day Saints. " ' Hon. John C. Calhoun,Fort Hill S. C. HON. JOHN C. CALHOUN'S REPLY "Fort Hill, 2d, Dec. 1843. Sir: You ask me what would be my . rule of action, relative to the Mormans, or Latter . lift i j r . " Lay saints, snouiu i oe eieceu F v-, wmcn i answer: mai u &uomu uc cicwiv", i t i .1 :r I ! 11 I... km Ckxni l would strive to administer the government according to the constitution and the laws of the Union : and that as they make no dis tinction between citizens of different religious creeds. I should make none. As fir as it de pends on the executive departmental! should have the full beneht ol botn,and uone snouia . .... . . . . . - i i be exempt fiom their operation. But, as you refer to the case of Missouri, candor compels me to repeat what I said to you at Washington; inai acco umg iu y .t . i: views the case does not come w.imu e ;ju. - Action of tbe : federal government, wh ch is II IM III III 1 1 1 I U. - UUU lT WIUV w. . - VHw - - A oect. 1 aui, iuc. otc JOHN C. CALHOUN. Mr. JosF-pn Smith." ' . : Nactoo, III. Ja n . 2 1 844. Sirj Your reply to my letter of last No vember, concerning your rule of action to wards the Latter D iy Saints, if elected pres ident, is at hand ; and, that you and your tneuds are or ine same H.u.uu, ; .u relative to ,uC mauv. ... ijujuuu) uiuj rr- - ed as to me, or my mind, upon so grave subject, permit me, as a law-abiding man, as a well wisher to 4he perpetuity of constitu tional rights, and liberty, and as a friend to the free worship of Almighty God, by all,ac cording tc the dictates of every person's con science, to say Iain surprised, that a man,or men iir the highest stations of public life, snouiu nave niaue up sutu '(S", of a case, than which there la no one on the face ofthe earth fraught with so much consequence to the happiness of men in this world, or the world to come. To . be sure, the first paragraph, of your t letter apppears ;;,r - '- - ; Jf ;- --'tCT ciift of paper, and who, that '13 ambitious for great ness and power, would not have said the same thing? You oath would bind you tosupport the constitution and laws, and as all creeds and religions are alike tolerated, they must, of course, all be justified or condmned, ac cording to men; or demerit but why, tell me why, are all the principal men, held up for public stations, so cautiously careful, not to publish to the woild, that they will judge a righteous judgment law or no law; tor laws and opinions, like the vanes of steeples, change with the wind, One congress passes a law, and another repeals it, and one stales man says that the constitution means this,& another that; and who does not kuow that all may be wrong? The opinion and pledge, therefore, in the first paragraph of your reply to my question, like the forced steam from the engine of a steam boat, make the show of a bright cloud at first, but when it comes in contact with purer atmosphere, dissolves to common air again. Your second paragraph leaves you naked before youaself, like a likeness in a mirror, 1 111 1 - . U f-or.l ..WIOU when you say that "according to your views the federal government is one of limited and specific powers," and has no jurisdiction in the case of the Mormons. So then, a state can at any time, expel auy portion of her cit izens with impunity, and in the language of Mr. Van Buren, frosted over with your gra cious "views of the case," though the cause is ever so just, government can do nothing for them, because it has no power. Go on then, Misssouri, after another set of inhabitants, (as the Latter Day Saints did) have entered some two or three thousand dollars worth of land, and made extensive improvements thereon: go on, then I say, banish the occupants or owners, or kill them, as the mobbeis did many of the Latter Day Saints, and take their lands and property as a spoil: and let the legislature's in the case of the Mormons, appropriate a couple of hun dred thousand dollars to piy the mob for doing the job, for the renowned senator from South Carolina, Mr. J. C. Calhoun, says the powers of the federal government are so specific and limited that it has no ju risdiction oftlic case! Oh ye people who groan uuder the oppression of tyrants, ye ex ile Poles,who have felt the iron hand of Rus sian grasp: ye poor and unfortunate among all nations, come to the "asylum of the op pressed," buy ye lands of the geu eral government, piy in your money to the treasury to strengthen the army and navy j-vor-shipGod according to tho dictates of your owu consciences; pay in your taxes to sup port tbe great heads of a glorious uation;but remember a Msovereign siaie!" is so much more powerful than the U. States, the parent goverumeut, that it can exile you at pleasure, mob you with impunity ; confiscate your lands and property; have the legislature sanction it, ysa, even murder you, as an edict of an emperor, and it does no wrong, for the noble senator ot South Carolina, says the power J of the federal government is so limited and specific that it his uo jurisdiction ofthe case! What think ve of imnerium in imperio. Ye spirits ofthe blessed of all ages, harkJi Ye shades of departed statesmen, listen! ; Abraham, . Moms, Homef? Socraiea, Solon,! Solomon, and all that ever thought of right. and wrong, look down from your exaltations. counsellors there is safety, and : when you aareiearueu.iMiuuwu 'if fnt ritirfins after havin? Durcnasea . tneir. , o j -jr. ,i lands of the United States, and paid for them, wcic "pw -j derof the governor, at the point ofthe bay- onet: their arms were taken Irom tnem oy. the same authority: andthir right ot rn'gra.-. tion into said state, denied under the pain ot , r imprisonment, shipping, robbing, mobbing and even death, and no justice or recom pense allowed; and from the legislature,with the governor at the bead, down to me jusuc'i ofthe peace, with a bottle of whiskey 'iu- one baud, and a Dowie Kuue in uie .ui, hear them f.11 cecla-.e that there is najuslxs for a Mormon in that State, and judge ye a . stolen where tfi-J Ei ou3 uuaeiueui. and tell me when fh-s honor of t!ie General Government I'es hidj and wh it clothes a Senator' with wisuotr,? nuliifvir.g Carolina! Oh linle tempcsinons Rhode island! would it not be well foV'gsej t ' w - w . men of the nation to read the .fkble ot jjj. partial judge, and when part ofthe f.e . i II - "...II. ! citizens ot a state nao ueen expsuea. trarj lo the Consiitu'.icn, mobbed, roobec, plundered, and many muvdemd,- insteaa . seavchiriT into -the course taken whh Jcnm:! looumcou.i Southcott, Ann Lee, the Frecoh prcpucu, England, and rebellious - rf fl g T ,o hea, b h sidt 3 J have jje .r- fication to say, "oh it la snr bull that as killed Tom ox, tbat alters the case!' I must" enquire into it, and if, and iff1 - .. " If the geueral govenment has no power, to reinstate expelled citizens to their rights, there is a monstrous hjpocrit fed and foster ed from the hard earnings of the pcscple ! A real' 'bull beggar" upheld ly sycoplinnt?; and, all hough you niay wink to ihe p:ias.n to stigmatize: wheedle tne - aruuKsroj. io h aad y cf tmsfer, -rnr.LotX-K.yJ damn. Old Joe S.'Uli.l, t 1 w u J v f- - - . - . . i . t . . rv... u nr. , if the Latter Day Saints are not restoied toalliheirrights,andpaid (or nil iheir losses, according to tbe known rules-of jt.s tice and judgment, reciprocation and com mon honesty among men, that God will cope out of his hiding place and vex" this nation with a sore vexatiou--yea toe-consuming wrath' of an offended God shall smoke through the nation,-with as much distress and. woe, .1 1 l.., klo-ynrl ttrrn j'n ll! as muepcinieucc uu ww-u -- pleasure and delight. Where is the suer.g ; of Government ? Where js the pilrioli.-m of a Washington, Warren, and Aritins? and where istj spark from the watch fire of '.'3, "by "'wfiictt one candle might D'eTTtTlhaC w.iTd glimmer upon the confines ot democracy?; Well may it be said that one man is not a state: nor one state the nation In the d ivs of -Gen: Jackson, when Fiance refused the first instalment for spoilations, there was pow er, force and honor enough to resent injus tice and insult, and the money came: snd shall Missouri, filled with negro duVeis, ind and white men stealers, go "uuwhipped of justice," lor ten fold greater sins than France ? No! verily no! Wnue 1 have powers ot body and mind; while water runs and grass grows; while virtue is lovely, and vice haieful; and while aslone points out a sacred spot whera a fragment of American liberty once was; I or my posterity will plead the qtiuse of injuied innocence, until Missouri makes atonement for all her sins -or sinks disgraced, degrad ed and damued to hell "where the wona dieth not and the fire is not quenched. ' Why, sir, the power not delegated to the United States, and the states, belong to tho people,aud congress sent to do the peoples bu siness, have all power and shall fifteen thou sand people groan in exile? Oh vain men, will ye not, if ye do not restore them to their rights and $2,000,000 worth of property, re linquish to them (the Latter Day Saints) a3 a body, their portion of power that belongs to them according to the Constitution? Power has it convenience, as well as incavenience. "The world was not made for Cdesir alone, but Titus loo." I will give you a parable, a certain lord had a vineyard in a goodly land, which men l.ihnrprl in at their nleasure. a few meek men J T also went and purchased with money from some of these chief men that labored at pleasure, a portion of land in the vineyard.it a very remote part of i, and began to inn prove it, and to eat and Ji ink the fu't fruit thereof; when some vile persous, w.1o regard not man, neither feared the lord of the vineyard, rose up suddeuly and robbad -these meek men, and drove them trora thsir possessions, killing many. This barbarous act made no small stir among the men of 1 be viaeyaid, and all that portion who wete at- . tacked lo that pirt of tbe vineyard w'acra the men were robbed, rose up in graa d council, when their chief man, who had first ly ordered tbe deed to he done, and made a covenant uot to"p3y for the crue'idecd,lat to keep the spoil, and never let lhr.se meek men set their feet on that soil again neitter recompense them for it. Now these mask meo, in their distress, wisely sought tedrcss of those wicked men in every possible man ner and got none. They then supplicated tbe chief men, who held the vias-yard at pleasure, aud who hid the power to sell and defend it, fur redemption, and these m 3 n loving tbe fame and fivor of the multitude, more than the glory of the lord of the vice yard, answered, your rouae is just, but wa can do nothiug for you, because we have ijn power. Now, when the lord ofthe vineyard s iw that virtue aud innocence was not regard ed, aud his vineyard occupied by wicked men, he sent men and took posessioa of it to himsclf,and d3sroyeJ those unfaithful eer- v'3Ut3 tua appo n.eq tnea uoif per. amn hypocrites. " . . Anu y.' " .