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E A' -N JO URN AL H BY W. H. CHANDLER. . THE 'UNION OF THE WHIGS-FCR THE SAKE OF THE UNION."- - ' WATER STREET, FOUR DOORS FROM MAIN VOL. X. EVANSVILLE, HVDL4NA, THURSDAY,. MAY 16, 1844 NO. 23. I; ' i .4 I .1 ' A i It' t it I '! ! t ; 4 THE.EVANSVIliliE JOURNAL. PUBLISHED EVERT THUR6DAT. TERMS: 1 50, In Actoance 3 00, a cni of the year. Advertisements inserted at ? 1 00 for three insertions of 12 . lines, and 25 cento for each ' continuance. NATIONAL WHIG CONVENTION FOR THE NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESI DENT OF THE UNITED STATES. At eleven o'clock, A. M. on Wednesday, the 1st of May, the delegates to the Whig National Convention for the nomination of candidates for President and Vice President of the United States, assembled in the Uni versal ist Church. . 'The delegates were in full attendance, and the Church was crowded to overflowing with eager and earnest spectators. REVERDY JOHNSON, Esq. called the Convention to order. Senator HUNTINGTON of Connecticut announced the organization as follows: Mr H. said the day and the hour had arrived, and he would propose the Hon. AKlliUiv L. HOPKINS of Alabama as President ol the Convention, pro tern. I he name was received with cneers. iur. IIopkixs took the chair, and submitted to the Convention that the blessing of God should be invoked upon the assembly on the occasion. For that purpose the Kev. Mr, Johxs Would pronounce the first prayer he fore the Continental Congress. The Lord's prayer was then uttered, fol lowed by some of the most appropriate pray- ' ers of the Lpiscopal service, lhe immense assembly stood while the prayers were read, and the scene was most impessive. Another of the city clergymen, Rev. Mr. Wiixiahs, read appropriate passages from the word of God, exhorting the people "to walk worthy of their vocation." The following officers were then nominated : PRESIDENT: Hon. AMBROSE SPENCER, of N. Yoi k. VICE PRESIDENTS: George W. Crosby, of Maine. J. Goodwin, of New Hampshire. L. Saltoxstaul, of Massachusetts. S. PVMijnv, of Rhode Island. Charles Paine, of Vermont. W. V. Ellswokth, of Connecticut. E. Root, of New York. John B. Ayceigg, of New Jersey. James W. Tihjmpson, of Delaware. , Johx Strohm, of Pennsylvania. W. C. Dawson, of Georgia. - -. William Maktin, brTennesseer Tuomas Medcalf, of Kentucky SA3tuEL Speigg, of Maryland. B. W. Leigh, of Virginia. Richard Hines, cf North Carolina Jacob Bubnett, of Ohio. Sahcel Hall, of Indiana. Henry; Chipman, of Michigan. Henry Johnson, of Louisiana. James Dcpree, of Mississippi. R. A. Ewing, of Missouri. Cyrus Edwards, rf Illinois. H. J. Thornton, of Alabama. J. P. Preston, of South Carolina. James II. Walker, of Arkansas, SECRETARIES. ' Isaac Mpnroe, of Maryland. George Mason Graham, of Louisiana. Robert E. Horner, of New Jersey. C. C. Norvell, of Tennessee. Noah Smith, of Main. Edward J. Hale, of North Carolina. The name of the Honorable Ambrose Spencer was recived with applause, and all tho officers annoared to eive entire satisfac tion to all the members of the Convention The names were unanimously accepted. The gentlemen nominated were conduc ted to the Chair by Mr. ARCHER, of Va. and Mr. JOHNSON, of Md. Loud applause greeted Mr. Spencer as he took the stand, and the array of distin guished men from all parts of the country upon the platform was very imposing. The President, on taking the Chair, made the following Address. ' Gentlemen op the Convention. J Selected to preside over the deliberations I of thi3 august assemblage of Whigs and Patriots from every part of this wide spread Republic, I return you my unfeigned and grateful thanks for the distinguished honor conferred on me an honor far surpassing any I have ever received and which I cannot but regard as a crowning one of a long life, much of which has been devoted to public service. Unaccustomed to presiding over such an assembly, I should have felt great diffidence in my capacity in discharging the duties of the Chair, but for consideration that we meet as brothers in principle,anima- ted by one common purpose to rescue our beloved country and its institutions from the degradation with which they have fallen, and to place on a firm basis its honor, its mosDeritv. its happiness and its glory. In a Convention thus constituted, I feel confi dent that any want of tact or parlimentary experience on my part will be unimportant, for among the mends ol order and me law disorder will not be found. .What a spectacle, is here presented for the profound consider ntion of the world? a representation by delegates emanating immediately from the pjople of all the States of this glorious U nion, to select from among our most talented and patriotic statesmen, two citizens to be presented to thier approval as candidates for the Presidency and Vice 1'residency oi mese United Slates. The inappreciable importance of a wise and riuht selection of candidates for these hish trusts is so obvious that I need not say a word to enhance in your minds the great duiv imposed upon U3. I may, however, re- mark, that public opinion, which is omnipo tent here, has anticipated our selection, to the first station, in designating an individual pre-eminent as a patriot and 'a statesman, whose name has conferred honor on his coun try, and whose councils and voice in our Cabinet and our Legislative Halls, have had a potency in favor of liberty, the honor of the country and its best interests, which no other name has attained since our immortal Washington. Averse as I am in general to the b.nding efficacy of instructions, in this case I cheer fully yield my hearty assent to the instruc tions imposed on me as regards the selec tion of a candidate for the Presidency. I need not name the man, for there is but one name that thrills our bosoms, and arouses and fixes our hopes as the saviour of our country from the misrule which has distract ed and disgraced it, and brought reproach upon Representative governments Gentlemen, it is not to be expected that we come here with any thing like unanimity in the selection of a candidate for :he Vice Presidency. The first difficulty to be met and overcome is the fact that mauy persons ot high attainments and distinguished states manship, and withallof lofty aad unsuspect ea integrity, nave neen named in various sections of the Union, having equal preten sions. These Gentlemen have their person al friends and admirers; and it may be that to some extent, there may exist sectional feelings. vuai-course, men, gentlemen, snail we pursue to reconcile these personal and sect ionai predilections? If my advice is of any value, it is, that we imitate the example of the sages and patriots who formed and fash loned the glorious Constitution under which this nation has enjoyed inestimable bless ings, and risen to its present high and proud distinction among the nations of the earth- give a place to compromise and conciliation. Lut es select some eminent citizen, conver sant in public affairs, of an integrity of char acter well tried and of whom we can be lieve he would die the death rather than be tray his friends, or change or abandon the great principles which unite and animate the whigs of this union. If we enter unon this selection in the spirit of conciliation and compromise, yielding our individua preference, we cannot fail finally in select ing a person having all the qualities I have mentioned, who will unite us all and termi uate our duties most satisfactorily. I loibear Oeutlemcn to dwell on the dis- distinctive principles of the Wing party; this will be done in the progress of our deliber ations and proclaimed to the world. T mnv they are vital principles, all tending to the 7 honor of the country and the prosperity and happiness of .the masses of our people, alike beneficial to all classes and sections of the nation, and such as I have ever cherished and maintained. We have Gentlemen, been sorely afflicted as a party. The lamented Harrison by an inscrutable Providence was soon alter nis accession removed by death from the high staTrn to which we had elevated him, and but for this grevious and untoward event, the principles of our party would have been carried out and established triumphantly But alas! what has happened since? Here Gentlemen allow me draw a veil. I need not say a word as to the course pursued by the man chosen by us to succeed him in the event that took place. The power placed in his hands for the most beneficial purposes has been used to subvert some of our declared and cherished principles, and what is equally to be lamen led, to persecute and proscribe the very men by whose exertions he obtained that power. Gentleraen.'notwithstanding these adverse circumstances our principles ir3survived, and so commended themselves to the people that we meet together under the most happy auspicies. lhe Whigs though lor a time dormant and discouraged have arisen with renovated strength and vigor, ready for the contest, more enthusiastic than ever, and un der the leading of their illustrious cheif de termined to conquer. I congratulate you gentlemen on the aus picious prospects before us. Let us do our duties well, and success will crown our efforts, and our country will be redeemed and re generated. Mr. Watkin3 Leigh, ot Virginia, in brief terms stated the occasion under which the Convention had met. The great object was to nominate candidates for President and Vice President. For the first office there was a hearty unanimity for Henry Clay a word that expressed more enthusiasm that had in it more eloquence than the names of Chatham, Burke, Patrick Henry, and to us than any other and all other men together, Mr. Leigii proposed the following resolution RESOLVED, THAT THIS CONVEN TION UNANIMOUSLY NOMINATE & RECOMMEND TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES HENRY CLAY, OF KENTUCKY, AS PRESIDENT OF THESE UNITED STATES. A thousand voices sounded almost a thous and times "amen,7' and "amen," accompa nied by such cheers and clapping of hands as the world never heard uetore. I he cneers were prolonged for many minutes, and with sncli Hftnfpnmnr shouts as made the cnurcn auake. - o A mnimn was made that a committee oi . .... . . . r five members be appointed to inform Mr Clay of his nomination. The following com mittee was appointed to inform Mr. Clay of hi3 nomination: Messrs. Berrien of Georgia; Lawrence of Massachusetts; Archer, of Virginia ; Bur nett of Ohio ; Erasttjs Root, of New xork A letter was read from the Hon. George Evans, declining the nomination for Presi-; dent, which many of his friends were anxious that he should receive. J he letter was read by Mr. B.ownson of Maine, and the Con- vetion expressed their appreciation of the motives which had actuated him upon the occasion by ordering the letter inserted upon the minutes. LETTER OF GEORGE EVANS' Washington, April 29th, 1S14. My Dear Sir: I am happy to learn by your favor of22d instant, received a few days agothat you wilrreacn Baltimore in season to attend the Convention which is to held there on Wednesday, for the nomination of candidates for the offices ot President and Vice President of the United States. It will not be in my power to meet you and the othertlelegates from Maine, who will attend there on that occassion, before the nominations are made, but I wish you and them to be apprized of my wishes in re gard to one of them, as it may possibly con duce to a more prompt and harmonious action by the Convention. I am aware that a convention of the Whigs of Maine, held at Augusta, during the late session of the legislature, did me the honor to propose me as a candidate for the Vice Presidency, and the newspapers in that State, and occasionally elsewhere have spok en favorable of the proposition; Several very eminent and distinguished gentlemen have also been named for the same office, and from all that I can learn, the opinion of the convention is likely to be considerably divided in regard to the mostjsuit ablejnomiuation for it. 1 earnestly desire to re move so far as lies in my power; all occasion for division of sentiment upon that subject; and as the delegates from Maine may feel bound to adhere to the expressed preference of the convention to which I have referred, I beg you to communicate to them, and if it be advisable and proper, to the convention after it shalltbe;oiganized,Jthat I most respect fully, and, with profound gratitude to those who have thought me worthy of the place, decline to be considered among the candi dates for that distinguished office. You and other fiiends in Maine have been aware that I have never desired to be put in nomination for this high office; and that I should have declined it before and in a more public manner, if I could have done so,vith- out an appearance ot vanity. With true regard, , I am very faithfully, yours, GEO. EVANS. Hon. David Bkonson. A motion was made bv a Delegate from N. row (Thursday) 'lhe Conveu- tion were divided as to the propriety of this step, when a Delegate from Maryland read a etter from Henrv Clav. the good sense ol which all present acceded to. MR. "CLAY'S LETTER. Washington, April 29, 1844. My Dear Sir: I cannot reconcile it to my sense of delicacy and propriety to attend either of the Whig Conventions this week in Baltimore. Such is my deliberate judg ment. I hope my friends will acquiesce in my determination, and not urge me to re voke it, which I cannot do. Yours, faiihfuliv, IL CLAY. To Reverdy Johnson, Esq., Baltimore. A letter from the Hon. John M. Clayton of Delaware, was about to be read by Mr, Ridgley of Delaware, when the audience were alarmedjand interrupted by a crash of seats in the gallery, which for many mo ments distuibed all order of business. There was a general rush for the door. Order was restored and Mr. Clayton's let ter was then read declining to be in the way of any other man, and pledging himself in advance to support the nomination, who ever miht be the candidate. LETTER OF JOHN M. CLAYTON. Newcastle, Delaware, April 27, '44. Mil Dear Sir: As you are about to at tend the Baltimore Convention on the 1st of May, in the capacity of a delegate from Del aware, allow me to explain to you the posi tion which I desire to occupy in reTerence to the Vice rresidential nomination. It is known to you that I have never sought the nomination, and have once publicly declin ed it ; and that I have at length agreed, not without reluctance, to suffer my name to go before the National Convention to comply with the demands of our own State Conven tion, which has, in some measure, imposed this upon me as a duty to the State. Let not my position be mistaken, I be seech you. Withdraw my name from the list of those from whom the candidate lor Vice President is to be selected, the mo ment you can discover that there will not be a clearly expressed opinion in favor of my nomination, and entreat my fiiends, for my sake as well as the sake of the country ,to unite immediately on some among those whose names have been before the public as can didates for the nomination, all of whom are unexceptionable men. Harmony is the thing most to be desired ; and we must not uffer any other consideration to interfere for one moment with'our determination to be united upon the Whig nomination. Let not anv thin? stand in the way an instant after you have any reason to believe that its with drawal will contribute to promote harmony among our friends in the convention; and pledge me without a moment's hesitation to the full support of the successful candidate for the Whig Vice Presidential nomination as well as for that of "Harry of the West." ' Faithfully yours. JOHN M. CLAYTON. Charles G. Ridgely, Esq. Mr. Thomas II. McKennon of Pa. offer ed a resolution of thanks to George Evans and John M. Clayton for their patriotic and noble letters. ' A gentleman from Ohio read a letter from the Hon. John McLean, Judge of the Su preme Court from Ohio, declining the nom ination for Vice President, and expressing re spect, kindness and preference for Henry Clay. LETTER OF JUDGE. McLEAN. Cincinnati, April 24, 1844. My Dear Sir: You may be aware that my name has been spaken of by some of my fiiends for the Vice Presidency. To those who have named the subject to me in con versation or by letter, I Lave given such rea sons for declining as I hoped might be sat isfactory. I have not said pointedly that I could not accept if nominated, because I did not deem it necessary to say so. But I nowsay to you that such are the circumstances under which I am placed, that I cannot Con sent to be named as a candidate for the above office. I do not wish you to make this known, unless it shall become "necessary to do so. lor the 'kindness of my friends 1 snail never cease to feel grateful. 1 rejoice with you and our other friends that the prospects of Mr. Clay are cheer ing. Very truly and sincerely; yours, " JOHN McLEAN. To Reverdy Johnson, Esq. I THE VICE PRESIDENT. Mr. Seldon of N. Y. proposed a Resolu tion to the effect that each State Delega lion should appoint one of their number to represent them and their views in regard to a candidate for Vice President. The gentle man appointed, to write the name of the fa vorite candidate upon the back of his ticket, and present it to the Convention. 'Judge Burnetf thought it best that ths choice should be made according to the fed eral population. ' He had no idea that the States contigious to this andwhich could early send Delegates here, would have more influence than those belonging to them as States. Some of the Delegates came here from a few miles and some from two thousand miles off". ' Mr. Kelley of Ohio, proposed that the votes for Vice President should be equal to the number of Senators and Representatives in Congress, and that they appoint one Dele gate from each State delegation to express their views. . Oilier plans were proposed which gave rise to discussion. Mr. Selden defended his re solution in preference to that of Mr. Kelley. Mr. S. thought if the proposition from Ohio was carried out the minority would not be prevailed the effect would be thai. ,one muie than one half of the Delegates from a State would control all the Test. - Mr. Johnson of Md. proposed that all the pending propositions be laid upon the table, and that the Delegates be called u pon to vole vita coce. All other propositions were with drawn except that ol Mr. Johnson, which was now reduced to writing, and which proposed that the members of the Convention be sev erally called upon to name some candidate for the Vice Presidency, and if no one shall have a majority upon the first call, the Dele gates shall be called anew until a majority vote shall have been obtained, and that the candidate receiving the largest number of votes shall be the candidate of the Conven tion. Mr. Berrien, of Georgia, desired that the Delegates should be called by votes, and af ter some delay, the Delegates according to the number ot Senators and Kepresentatives n Congress were called, beinninir with Maine and going through the States. The call ot two hundred and seventy hve names occupied about one hour. The names of Delegates having been call ed, Geo. Chambers, Esq. of Pa. proposed that each State present its favorite candidate to the Convention. The Pennsylvania Dele gates had unanimously instructed him to nominate John Sergeant. Mr. Johnson of Md. renewed his Resolu tion to obtain the sense of the Convention as to the candidate for Vice Psesident. Mr. Spencer of N. Y. named Millard Fill more. Bellamy Storer of Ohio nominated John Davis of Massachusetts. Mr. Green ofNew Jersey nominated The odore Frelinghuysen. The States were then called to vote, be einnins again wnn luaine. me ionowmg . i . - mi r it ' was the result of the first ballot: FIRST BALLOT. Whole number of votes, Necessary to a choice, Theodore Frelinghuysen, John Davis, Millard Fillmore, John Sergeant, The Delegations out of New 275 138 101 83 53 33 England were divided, five were for JonN Davis, and Rhode Island for Mr. Frelixghuvsex. New York for Mr. Fillmore, and scatter ing votes wer thrown for him in the West. Mr. Sergeant received scattering votes in the West, and the unanimous vote of his own State. SECOND BALLOT. Whole number of votes . Necessary to a choice, Theodore Frelinghuysen, John Davis, Milliard Fillmore, John Sergeant, 275 138 118 74 51 32 Mr. Sergeant's name was then withdrawn, and a third ballot called for which resulted as follows: Y 'THIRD BALLOT. Whole number of votes, Necessary to a choice, Theodore Frelinghuysen, 275 133 155 John Davis, . 78 Millard Fillmore, ' 40 The venerable President announced that THEODORE FRELIXGHUYSEX, having received the majority of votes, was the candidate of the Convention. A score of cheers followed. Judge Burnett, of Ohio, offered the fol lowing resolution, whish was unanimously adopted: Resolted, That THEODORE FRELING HUYSEN is unanimously nominated to the office of Vice President, and that he be pre sented to the American People for that of fice. The foltowing Committee were announced to inform Mr. Fkeli.nghcysen of this nomination. Gov. Ellsworth of Conn., Henry TJ. Green of N. J., Win. B. Reed of Pa., C3ov. Metcalfe ol Ky., and Samuel F. Mann of Rhode Island. Allred Kelley, ot Ohio, said Ohio had nomi nated John Davis, because she hod brought him into the field, and because ehe could not hon orably desert so honorable man. But 6he hud been lairly overcome in convention, and no State would support Mr. Frelinghuysen with more unanimity than the &iate ot Ohio. Mr. Ellsworth of Conn., who had voted To Mr. John Davis through all the balloiings, said lie should, as would the People of Connccricut, vote for Theodore Freiinghuyscii., He was a man above all reproach, and had the confidence of all the People. Mr. McKennan, of Pa., whose name had been mentioned for Vice President, said that he re joiced with respect to himself Unit the noniina t on had fallen upon a greater and better man, a man whose reputation (said Mr. McK.) can not be assailed even by such a man as Amos Kendall. The Pennsylvania Delegation with all their henm and souls, will go for the nomi nation of Mr. Frelinghuysen. Mr. Terril of Tenn., said as an old man he must say to the gentleman from Penesy Ivnr.ia (Mr. McKeKnau,) that though he might not be a wiser man than the nominee, he waa at least as good a man. Mr. EraslU8 Root, of N. Y. who vetod for Mr. Fillmore, announced tliat the nomination met his hearty concurrence, and he believed that the. People of N. Y. would ba as unanimous for it now as he was. Mr. Abbott Lawrence took all hearts by the response of this nomination. We voted (or John Davis, said he once, twice and thrice, and thus we cauiinued to vote until we were fairly and honorably and honestly beaten. For myself, for Massachusetts, and I think for all New Eng land, said Mr. Lawrence, (Yes, yep, yes, "saiiT all voices.) the nomination of Theodore Freling huysen will meet our free and hearty support. Mr. Little of Maine spoke for Maine, and said that though a doubtful State her motto was we'll try." ' Mr. Crosby-of Maine would not admit that Maine was a doubtful State, fclic was not eo in' '40. She would not be so in '41. Henry N. Green, of New Jersey, spoke earn estly and eloquently of the learning, wisdom, pi ety and patriotism of THUODOUE FUELINHCrsEN. New Jersey had nominated him less than three months since from no State pride, but because here was no etaTu Tipon : VHlt!tittfa - JX 1 1 1 lt-rvi nn A mn I" 1 C I mere was no aisnonor. - .. When the timid stood still and the zealous grew cold, and Henry Clay was assailed on all hands, Mr. Frelinghuysen stood by him, aud never deserted him. . His father was always a firm, decided, and un wavering patriot, a soldier ot the Revolu tion, a brave and patriot citizen. New Jersey envied New York that her favorite citizen now resided there, but New Jersey would' relinquish the honor, if New York wouid honor him, whom to honor would prove an honor to herself. This was the hrst time tfat New Jersey had ever ol- fered a man for the suffrages of the People and New Jersey would be grateful to this Conven tion tor its choice, and wouid stamp tlie "liroau Seal"' of State in its favor. Mr. Lumkin, of Georgia, said he was not with out some credulity upon this occasiou. Theo dore the gift of God to man. He believed that Theodore f rchnghuyseu would prove a giftol God to man. Mr. Lumpkin followed with a brief and beautiful.speecl'., which met all hearts from its generous leeling lor all the Union, iur. L.sat down with the following resolution: Resolved, That the Nation be requested to meet on the 3d o! July next, in btate L-oiiven-tion, in all the States of the Union, to respond to the nomination. Mr. Jonhson of Md. Who spoke lor Maryland as a State, which since the days of Jacksomsm, had never bowed the knee to Baal, and whose people had recently swept the State from the centre to the circumference, presented a series of spirited Resolutions, appropriate to thepriu ciplcs of the whig party and the candidutes this dav nominated by them. The following are the Resolutions, which were unanimously adopted: Resolved, That in presenting to the country the names of HENRY CLAY for President and of THEODORE FRELINGHUYSEN lor Vice President this Convention is actuated by the Conviction that all the great principles insepar able trom the public honor and prosperity will be maintained and advanced by the election of these Candidates. Resolved. That these principles mav be sum med as comprising a wellPregulated National Currcncv a Tariff for Revenue to defray the necessary expenses of the Government, and dis criminating with special reference, to the pro tection ot the Domestic Labour of the Country the distribution of the proceeds from the sales of the public lands a single term lor the rresi dency a reform of Executive usurpations, and generally such an administration of the af fairs of the Country, os shall impart to every branch of the' public service the greatest practicable efficiency, controlled by a welt reg ulated and wise economy. Resolved. That the name of IIenrt Clay needs no Eulogy the histoiy of the Country since his first appearance in public life, is his historv its brightest pages ot prosperity and success are identified with the principles which he has upheld, as its darker and more disastrous pages are with every material departure in our public policy tromjthosc principles. Resolved, That in Theodore Frelinghuysen we present a man pledged alike by his Revolu tionary ancestry And his own public course to every measure calculated to sustain the honor and interest ot the country. . Inheriting the principles as well as the name of a father who with Washington on the fields of Trenton and of Monmouth periled life in the contest for Liberty and afterwards as a Senator of the United States acted with Wiishinglon in establishing and perpetuating that Liberty Theodore Frelinghuysen by his course as Ator ney General of the State of New Jersey for twelve years, and subsequently as a Senator of the U. S. for several years, was olwoys strenu ous, on the side ot law, order, and the Constitu tion vhile as a private man, his head, his liund and his heart have been given without stint to the cause of Morals, Education, Philanthropy and Religion. Governor Metcalfe of Ky. then spoke for Hen ry Clay and Kentucky and the Whigs of the Union, in a speech full of humour and ood sense. The contrast drawn between hi in and Mr. Van Buren made the welkin ring, while the bonds of Union which should keep the States together were pictured forth in a manner which touched all hearts. These States, said Mr. Met calfe, will lock arms for Henry Clay, and Hen ry Clay has an arm and a heart that can reach a!l of them. Mr. Berrien of Georgia, who had "been called out many times, reluctantly rose, because un willing to detain those around him. Mr. B. said he could cordially thank his Creator for the work which had been this day done. I can say, taid Mr. B. 1 have lived long enough when I have seen an assembly so enlightened, so deter mined and eo patriotic as tins. His heart swell ed with gratitude to the Giver of alt good for the scene aroui.d him." " Mr. B spoke feelingly of the Union and of the nominations made, and he trusted that the ap proving voice of this Convention would be sauc- . tioned by the approving voice of Heaven. . ' Mr. Lawrence jofg Mass. proposed thcthanks of this Convention for the elegant . IiOepitality provided by tlio citizens of Baltimore to the members of this Convention. The Resolution was unanimously agreed to. Mr, Stanley ot N. C was called for, and an swered in a few but happy words 'for old Ui Van Winkle.- , Mr. Leigh of Virginia could not get off with out a few words for the'0ld Dominion." Ha spoke encouragingly for the State he came from , and amusingly of John Tyler. , The Whig Editors of Baltimore were thank--ed by Resolutions for the facility they had af-; forded in communicating intelligence to the People. - . Mr. John Johnson of Ohio said a word in con clusion, when loud and long and many cheers followed for HENRY CLAY and THEODORE FREL1NHUYSEN. The Convention then adjourned fine die. 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PARASOLS, HARDWARE, CUTLERY, AXES, I10ES, TRACE CHAINS, &.C., &C, &.C., &.C., 1 I have lately returned from the kasurn cities nd om now receiving a large Stock of SPRING and SUMMER GOODS, purchased upon tho best terms, great care has been taken to select croods suitable for this market, and I am deter mined to sell GOOD BARGAINS, I am not tit tho habit of sending out "higfi pressure" adver tisements, but 1 do most earnestly and respect fully invite Country Dealers and all other per sons wanting goods to call and examine mv goods and ptices, 1 will try to sell goods and will take pleosuro iu waiting upon all that call whether wetrade or not. 0-ALSO, a variety of School Books of tho latest editions, and other works too aumerous to mention Evansville, April 18th, IS44, 2tn. CARDING MACHINE FOR SALE. tNEW Carding Machine Sc Piekercoiistruct ed uftcr the latest improvements and com pltte in every respect,for sale very low by W. H. STOCK WELL. May 2rdL1844 tf. HEMP SEED. FEW Bbts. Hemp Seed for sale by May 2. if. BEMENT & VIELE. A BBLS. CINCINNATI RECTI IEU WHISKEY, for sale by Afav 1. 44 BEMENT & VIliLfci. s CEMENT! CEMENT!! AFRESH supply HYDRAULIC CEMENT iust received aud for sale by May 2, '44 tlj BEMENT & VIELE. SHERIFF'S SALE, ; RY virtue of an exeoution issued out of tlrs office of Clerk of the Vanderburgh circuit court ana to me atrecieu, iu iuvui ui iniiuiu n. Bowen and Samuel Bowen, and a giinst Wil liam Bates,! have levied upon the oltyyig described property to wit, two certa.Bi ,traers of land lying in Siring Town in YanderbughCina ty being parts of the north west quarter of sea- tion eight in Township six eouth of Range ten west one of which tracts containing IS ocres (more or lets) and the other 6 acres (more or lets) which lies ou the east side of the State road lead ing from Evansville to Princeton, the 18 acres is hounded bv said road, the said the two tracts i . a . - i : t r IK) :li: m 1 being the same which was conveyed by John Echols and his wife toWilliam Bates by a deed dated the 2ud day of March, 1844, and record ed in the Recorder's ofiice of Vanderburgh County, in Book L pages 214 and 815 which property I will oxpose to public sale on the 25ili day of May, 1844, at the Court House door in the Town of Evansville between the hours of 10 o'clock A M and 6 o'clock P M of said day, by first offering the renis aud profits for seveu years, and on failure to realize the lull amount of said execution with costs, I wifl at the same time and place expose the fee simple of ea i real estate. WM.M. WALKER, S V C. May 2,lS44.3tprs. fee $2,60. . i i ' -V i 1 1 1 s i r. I - I ; .1 A V I!