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From the Louisville "Kentucky** I
WOTITIT p AWnv tva xr*'oti?
vii?v/ui.on iUiiooJV
OHUSBTTS.
The citizens of ninny of the districts in
South Carolina hove thought proper to
hold primary meetings, for the purpose
of taking into consideration the Address
put forth by a portion of the Southern
Members of Congress. And for this
great offence the columns of the Republican
have been fdled with a parcel of
trash, which it calls ridicule. Whether
the picces referred to were written bv its
Northern or Native Kditor. I am unable
to Bay: neither do I care. It has become
so much a habit with them to decry
South Carolina and uphold Massachusetts,
that they have either forgotten the
history of the two States, or else they
have never known it. For their own information,
therefore, as well as that of
many of their readers I request that you
will publish the following extracts, hoping
they may profit thereby.
CIYIS.
"Rcvctnr* ?1- - fl1-1 11
uvu.vni niv > iifiun ui mv oiaic wnicn
has sent Daniel Webster to the Senate
of the Union, uses these strong tonus in
a memorial to the Legislature of Massachusetts,
20th January, 1809:
" The inhabitants of the town of Boston
in town meeting assembled, respectfully
represent: That that they are
constrained to apply to your honorable
body as the immediate guardians of their
rights and liberties for your interposition
to procure for them 1 olicf from the operation.
of tho i.aws of the general Government,
abolishinir foreign romnw nn.i !
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subjecting the coasting trade to cmoarrassmcnts
which threaten its annihilation.
Our hope and consolation rest with the
Legislature of our State, to whom it is
competent to devise means of relief a- i
gainst the unconstitutional measure of the
General Government: that your power ,
is adequate to this object, is evident f-om ;
the organization of the Confederacy."
But another town of this National State,
Newburvport, January 31, 1814, in her
memorial to the Legislature of Massachusetts,
adds her authority in this language:
" In this alarming state of things we can !
uo longer be silent. When our unques- '
innnWA rJfflWo 1
..V..UUIV iiiv 111 \ (turu we win not sit ] c
down and coolly cnlculnto what it may 1
cost to defend t hem. We will not barter A
the liberties of our children for slavish f
repose, nor surrender our birthright but
with our lives. We remember the resistance
of our fathers to oppressions, which
dwindled into insignificance when com- *
pared vfith those we are called upon to 3
endure. The light which we have re- *
ceived from G od we will never yield to ^
man.'' " We called upon our State Leg- 0
islature to protect us in the enjoyment of v
these privileges, to assert which our fatli- c
ers died, and to defend which wc pro- 0
fess ourselves readv to resist nntn Mrwl I
We pray your honorable body to adopt
measures iuirncdi&ieiy to secure to us especially,
our undoubted right to trade
within our own State. We are ourselves lJ
ready to nid vou in securing it to us, to c
the utmost of our power, pcacenble if we 6
can, forcibly if we must. ^
Where then was Mr. Webster ? Tn c
Congress nbcting these proceedings, en- c
deavoring to make it appear that Mr.
Madison was but an imbecile menial of 0
France and strenuously engaged in em- o
barrassing the counsels, and palsying the "
energies of tlio General Government.? tJ
Where t le.n waiv Lowndes, Cbcves, Cal- if
houn and. Will?ans. of South Pnrni5no<> _
They nlso wore in Congress, but resisting c
Daniel Webster and supporting the Fed- c
eraltmthoities. IIow then was the Leg- ti
islature of slandered South Carolina en- i(
gaged? Not in arraigning herself against c,
the Union, but in opening to it her trca- ?
sury, in pledgincr t6 it her snnnnrt in
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animating her own citizens to persevere
in their holy devotion to the Republic.? f
At this crisis, when she is so infamously c
decried, examine her annals, and those of 0
other members of the confederacy, nnd
then answer the question, by whom is
she to be rebuked ? Let not Massachu- ^
setts appeal in triumph to her practical kt
nullification of the tea tax of G^eat. Brit- f
ain, in December, 177.3, for South Oaro- (
lina can. in prouder triumph, appeal to
hor resistance to the stamp tax, and her ,
seizure of the stamps at Fort Johnson, in 1
yltm fid nroll 1 " " r
??*> iu iiur uurwcqucni. lor- ~
mation, in March. 1770, of the first Constitution
in America. '
On the 22d December 1814, the Governor
of South Carolina addressed tlu 1
following letter to the Secretary of the
Treasury of the United States: ? *
DkcF.MnKii 22, 1814, f
Sir :?On the 21st instant I received a 1
letter from Major General Pinckney, cov- *
cnng several others, tho purport of which
was to inform me that the funds of the
General Government at his disposal were
exhausted, and that the troops nuW in t
service for the defence of this State could t
not be subsisted without money, and 1
suggesting the propriety of my recom- 1
mending to the Legislature the xpe- f
diency of an appropriation, in relif f of the t
finances of the united 9tatcs at this mo- j
ment. I have rhf pleasure to inform ?
you that, t wo htvndred and sixtv thnnann/t
dollarsihave been put at the disposition
of the Govcrnmept by tho Legislature last
evening. ? R
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$**ts * mV? sk, V -s.r: Y
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Thjjs it is ai Historical fact that in one
of the darkest periods /Hartford Convention
in session at this time) of our country's
existence, the embarrassment of the
Union was communicated to her Legislature
in the morning, and before tho adjournment
in the cvemncr. the Renrcsen
tatives of the people of South Carolina
freely, and at great sacrifices opened
their treasury to relieve and sustmn the
Union. Ton man of plain understanding,
it would uppear that one such act in the
hour of neon, would outweigh ten thousand
professions of patriotism at the present
moment of our Government's utmost
pence and power.
KEOWEE C()UItITSR".
Saturday, .? 1111c 2, 1 840.
DEATH Ok' M i mu /h.'xht rtmnmwr
utill U >T UIll tl.
Tho Galveston News announces tho death
of (his gallant OfHcor, from cholera, at San
Antonio, on tho 8tli ult. In the removal of
Major Gen'l. W. J. Worth from amongst its,
our army loses one of its brightest jewels, anil
our country an able, eminent, and efficient soldier
and officer. As a commander he possessed
a mind eminently capable of planning and an
arm powerful and willing to execute?as a patriot
and a man he maintained a high, honorable
and chivalrous character,?"he leaves no
nobler or bolder spirit behind."
"Signs of nobleness, like stars yliull nliino
On all dcservcr*."
We make the following extract from tbc
New Orleans Picayune:
"As't. Abj't. Okn.'s Orricr., 8th Dpp't. >
San Antonio dc Bexar, Texas, May 7. )
"Editors Pica;/unc:?I have to an-'
nounce to you, for public information,
the death of Major Gen. Worth, who expired
to-day at 1 o'clock, P. M., of
Cholora.
"I make the above announcement in
ardor to set aside all doubt as to this melincholy
event.
"Respectfully, yourob't. .servant,
"am r? t - <? ? ' "
ur.u. WfcAli, ivsh l. *v.uj I. lion.'
It is not for us to write the eulogy of
.lie gallant soldier who now sleeps in
loath. For thirty-six years he had
served his country in the army; and his
rallant deeds are a portion of tho comnon
glories of the Republic. A friend
vho was with him at his death, himself
t soldier, has addressed to us these fow
incs:
"San Amtonio, May 7, 1840.
"My Dear : It is with feelin~r of
nc deepest regret 1 lmve to announce to
on the death of Major General W. J.
Vorth. He died to-day about 1, P. M.
Ie was attacked last evening with cliol- j
ra of a most virulent type, defying the
ery best medical skill. It is a very sad j
vent, one of overwhelming grief to his !
Icar family, and of sincere regret to a j
arge circle of admiring friends.
Yours truly, G. DkL***. |
A few evenings since we were very much
ilcaRed as well as interested, in witnessing a
lisplny of the Sons of Temperance, in fill) Real
ia, constituting the Division at this place,
'hey marched round tho public square preeded
by a band of music and a number of the
itizens, and were followed by the fair otics of
ur Village. The procession halted in front
r mm rv?.v* it - ? *
. ? ?....v .iuuw uiiur, iuki mo Aiarsiuil
period the ranks. Tlic Indies wore conducted
ito the house followed by the Sons ami
nc citizens. As the institution of thin Order
\ recent among us, it must ncc<w?nrily contend
'ith many difficulties before it. reaches the asondcncy.
For our own part we bid thorn
!od speed, being perfectly satisfied Unit all
icir aims are directed by humanity, bencvo!nce
and tempcrancc, and we luivo long been
jnvinced tJiat
Every inordinate cup is unblossod, and the
ingredient U a dovil."
For further particulars our venders are ronrrcd
to a communication on the nubjcct, in
ur columns to-day.
SPARTANBURG RAIL ROAD.
Wc nro glad to learn that the peopl* of
>partanl>urg aro manifesting bo much zeal in
he projection of a Rail Hoadto their Village.
)ll Killo-iln v l??it ll"> 11 "
-~--j ...... MWUrtO VYOJC UJJUI1UU uy IIlC
Jonmiissioners, for subscription* to the Spar.
:iuburg and Union Rail Road, and at an early
our tho subscriptions, including village and
ountry, amounted to 30 thousand dollas.?"he
Village alone (says tho Spartan) has sr.bcribed
116,800, and will increase that sum to '
;00,000. Wo believe the rood is to run by
Jnion 0. II. and connect with tho flreenvlllo j
i Columbia Rail Road near Broad River. So i
bat tho latter will derivo very little benefit I
rom the junction; but wo much more will bo j
ho udvantagos to the stockholder* in Spar- j
anbmg. ip
pV CArtrnTtrn * ?
.,V.U nvi'j VKl'AKTMElfT.
Gi?Anr,K?TON, May 31, 184ft.
Dear ?Hr?: Having been invitod by innny'oC
be moat reSpcctablo citizen**of South Carolina 0
appoint Delegates to thq Convention ftt
riempltift, I hereby request tho attendance of
ho following eontleniun at that town, on thy
ith day of TuTy, tp confer witn fh?ir brethren
>f the State* interested in .the enterprise, on
be e.<p?x.Uon^y of coiistritffing a liailroad to
fnncct, ftt the most suitable point, tho valley
the Mississippi with the I'aeifio ocean. i
ftlo?pectfully yours, <(.< ,, . i
WnrrcMAiMffi ok.
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1 Wn <>nnb rtioV?v?.d( ?- ?* Jl "
..v wwiu iruiu jn? uaily Tcloraph,
accompanying -rvhich arc the names of
tin hundred nnd hvr-nty Dj2lec{iUc?, appointed
>RwMKT
foj&Crs&Wtof iffitW *' ? sliflR 4l J? #wN" H} 1
w >4/ v
f V * ft
11 dim m Jft^' ,nra
by his Excollcucy to icpra-Ant this Stat o in
Uxo Convention to bo held' at Memphis on the
?lli July lu-xt.
Tho following arc tU^ Delegated appointed
residing in tho Election district of Pendleton:
Hon. J. 0. Calhoun. Hon. J as. T, Ok? W?
Sioan, Gen. J. N. Wiiitseh, J. P. Hekl>, Hon'
Alex. Kvins.
DESTRUCTIVE FIHE AT ST. LOUIS.
We regret to loam that this beautiful city
has been scourged by a very dastructivo tire
which Consumed liwirly half the businoas part
of the town. 11)0 firo is said to have broke
>ui 111 iiiu qiwmGr tit. Cloud. Twenty-seven
BtcnniboftUilyfiig in front of the ciiy wore enveloped
in Hie Humes beforo they could be removed.
Five banking houses, nil the Insurance
ollicc?, all the newspaper ofliccH, except
that of the Union, besides ab< i t 400 houses
are wild to have fallen a 'prey to the devouring
flames.' About 20 lives were lost The whole
loss of property is estimated atnbout 0 million
dollars.
MISSISSIPPI SPEAKS.
The proceedings of the Mississippi Central
meeting nre l>eforc us, The meeting was a
large one, and some of tho most distinguished
men of the state were present an members.--The
Oovenor presided over Its deliberations,
and Chief Justice Shnrkey was appointed chairman
of a committee of ten to draught a report
and resolutions for the meeting, Tho report is
a long, but very able document, setting forth
mildly, yet firmly, the principles upon which
they rest?and sustaining the institution of
Slavery. If, the North have not their con
| sciences soared, they i uist perceive the folly
J of further attempt to trespass upon the rights
I of a people, wh > plant themselves upon the
platform of ti>.? ftooatitutioii, and are detcr'
mined tt<> maintiiiirit<| guarantees to the last extremity.
"We cannot justly he charged with
the agitation of tlue damning question, gladly
would we f-ee it put to rest forever. Hut wo
are admonished by the past, what wo may cxj
pect in future. Wo love the Union, and "veil
I orate tho memory of those illustrious men, who
1 cemented us as a familj of nation*?as ono
people." Hut what is the Union to us when
the most sacred principles anil guarantees of
tho Constitution arc cut rely disregarded by iu\
unprincipled majority. Though we have sacrificed
much, and would be willing to sacrifice
more, to perpetuate this Union of tho States,
yet would wo say, rather than submit to insult
and dishonor, that it would bo fii
the South should secode from the tlnion.
The mooting in Mississippi have rccommend!
ed that each County skill hold a primnry mect|
in# to choose delegates to meet in conrontion
I on tho first Monday of October next, in which
! both political parties are to bo represented.?I
There can be no fears as to the issue, when our
sister States como thus boldly up anjJ j^ace
i themselves along" Hrith the Old Dominion on
this subject.
THE CHOLERA.
The Yazoo Democrat of the 12th ult, pay?i
from Wednesday evening to Thursday evening
there wore five five deaths with the Cholera
in this place. The epidemic has abated, and
WO hone will Qfvm ili.jnnii.inr nn*!**!"
I - - ? .....v.j.
Wo un lerathrul tlio Cholera luw greatly !
abated in St. Louis since the fire.
Tt lias niidc iu? appearancc in New York,
and first proved quite fatal, there being 8
deaths out of 1J cuses, On the 22d ult, there
were only 3 eases reported, and the. Physicians
disagree as to whether "it is the gamine Asiatic
Cholera,
It has also commenced its ravages in Cinciiv
natti, and rumor ?ay? many of tlie citizens aro
leaving for the country. Dr. Drake who is an
extensive practitioner of that place, tells them
thu 'the disease is not contagious, and those
who escape to the country aro moro likely
to Ihj ill than if tlicy remained at home."
The Cholera ban also made ite appearanco in
Kanawha county, Va, at the Suit Works, and
most of tho workmen have abandoned thorn.
Wc make the following oxtract from the Co"
hunbia Twlegruph, written from tho Barno
rvlrinr? (Vw11/wn..'?.? 2 *? *1
vw filing Itiv ?UU\MV1II^ ruuipu ior 1110
treatment of Cholera. "Almot ovo-y one haa
two boxes of pills in his pocket; tlr <>no composed
of opium; camphor and* calomel, in
qunntitiefl of one quarter grain each per pill
one to Ihj taken when the grumbling and hcavincua
of the gastric organs arc felt; the other
of opium and acetato of load, to be used to
I check the alvino discharges. 1 have a nonple
myself, and no doubt have been much bonefitted
' , the uso of the former that of the
latter not having yet been indicated"
T>ib .Sinking of tub Kmrinix-?About 26 or |
SO persons arc mud to have been drowned in I
tho North Uivcr, By tho winking of the steaml?oat
Umpire. j
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THE TRUE MRUIDIAN,
We copy from the OharloHton Courier tho following
report of Profoseor Williams to the Governor,
on (\\* variation of the magnetic needle.
Columbia,,8. 0. Com,roe, Mr. v i2
Deah Sin :-*~At the suggestion of your
Exeoll??ncy, I jmbmit for your information
r-u?i 1 . ?
.iiu fjiiitwing mci? in reunion to the variation
of the magnetic nmlle in this place.
Tho mean variation in declination of a>l
the ohKcrvftUons made* fince tho 3d of
November tout, is two degrees, thirty-nine
minutes, and thirteen seconds, enst of the
true meridian. Tho greatest variation observed,
is 2? 48', and the least 2? 33'.?
I hayo used as a declinometer tho Theodo
lit'* fcwlonpring to tho riollop-r- lyitfaolion of I
fc. $ t/' : - '< > ' ': '' ' ;
' V< ''* . *'
s *
*
instruments. Although this Instrument
cannot be rclictl upon for minute accuracy,
the foregoing results ore sufficiently near
the ffutn to serve a ,valuable purpose to
the Surrevora of the Stiite. Tim rAco*
rations have generally been made between
12 and 1 o'clock?usually 30 minutes
after noonday. A higher degree of
accuracy, and much greater facility In
making the observations, will be secured
by means of the declinometer which your
Excellency has so promptly undertaken
to procure from London.
1 have the honor to bo, with great respect,
your obedient servant,
Mat. J. witltams.
His Excellency, W. Scabrook, [
Oovprnni- nf S Poi^lino i
FOREIGN NEWS.
Just as wc were going to press wc received
our exchange papers, containing the latest
Foreign news by tho Br. stenmer Caledonia,
bringing accounts from Liverpool up to tho 12th
ult. We make the following synopsis from the
Daily Telegraph.
! Commercial affairs present no new features
and the money market is easy.
In consequence of tho threatening aspect of
political affairs between Franco and Italy, public
securities arc inactive.
The Cotton market at Liverpool was steady
mtk uii niivuuco oi 1-8 mi American descriptions.
Sales of the week amounted to 12,000
bales. Imported 20,000.
Bacon slightly depleased; Hams unsaleable
Political Ixtelliciench.?Tlie Rill modifying
tli? Navigation Laws has passed tho British
House of Lords by a majority of 10, which
gives the Whig Ministry a new tenure of office?an
unexpected result.
Mr. Roebuck is about to bring before Parliament
his plan for tiio hotter regulation of
Irish affairs.
The House of Lords has confirmed the decision
of the Court in tho case of MeMamis aiul
Smith O'Brien. They will prol>ably bo trims
I?uncu nDout tlic. 1st .Mine.
i A-uhtiHA 'Asti iiiM. &*.- -The Hungarians
' nrc still cucccwiful in their battles with the AuhI
triorx The Austrian Government totters. RuI
iia is advancing to their rescue. From "Pesth
| to Posen the whole populntian is up in arms?
( ripe for revolt?hostilities must follow. Hut
j Great Britain and Franco jointly protest aiminHt
1 Russian interference in the quarrel between
Austria and ITungi.ry. Ami requests the Emperor
of Russia to withdraw his interference.
Rome.?The French forces Font to reinstate
the Pope, have been unexpectedly resisted and
repulsed in two engagements by the raw levies
I of the Roman Republic. Capt. Oudinot has
been taken prisoner, and Gen. Oudinot forccd
I to withdraw his troops four leagues from Rome,
I Vn *- ' -
, luuiiuiveiucnvs irom ius Uovemmcnt.
The French losa in these engagements woro
180 killed, and 400 woiuided. (Roman loss
not given.)
France.?The neVs of the defeat of the
French troops caused great excitement in Paris.
Previous to its reception, nflnirn looked
threatning?the quarrel lwtween the two Napoleons
liad l>ecom > more hitter?and insultu
from the socialists had'created discontent#
among the soldiers. A. serious outbreak was
feared, but the a<1 verso news quieted all their
difficulties ami united them in fejjliiig.
Oen. Oudinot says he left Cjvitri Vecchia
for Rome, under the impression that he was
complying with the wishes of the Roman people,
and unexpectedly meeting resistance on
the way, was routed. A Deputation from tho
French army hud been Kent to the Roman Assembly.
On the 27th April the Assembly resolved
to adhere to their resolution of opposing the
designs of the French. Cannon were planted
in tho roads and streets, and at the gates; ami
Oen. Ou^lnot infonycd that (hoy would resist
tun advances by force, and blow up *>>? Quiriintd
u'ul Vatican pnlaces, and St. JPeUifr'H
Church, which were already undermined. Tbo
General replied that his orders were imperative,
and that he would enter lloiyo peaceably
if ho could, forcibly if he muHt, The battle
ensued and the French finally retreated, having
several times forccd their way into the atreeta
I of UIO citv. I\. At?.-.r--- r-.- -.l-4 *
?r m w
| send additional forces to Civita Vccchia.
j (jRRMANY.-?-In Saxony a conflict lia? also ta
i ltcn placc?the people wero victories after ft
fight of seven hours, 'ihe nrrivft) of lluMian
reinforcenicuta renewed the fight which *"ft9
Htill going on wf '?groat fury' at the latent account*.
At Dresden tho royal int* and the. people
were in collinion, rather to tho disadvantage of |
the ' itter; and no pronpoct of ft conciliation.
Prices had been offend for the hendn of vho
| memberH of tho Provisional OovMiton?t?
I At Berlin tho military and the people had
conic to blows, Mje former wero victorious.
At Rrcslau, on the 6th ulh, im insurrection
had broken out, and tho troops and the people
were Mill fighting in t' o street.
ftitfh tlui htute of Europe on ICth May
1849.
(Communicated.)
SONS OF TEMPERANCE.,
O-i the evening of tho 36th ult. our
quiet little Village r^ns gratified with a
nijvht <tf < k M ofdmniy in&retffy' on that
evening the I^ekcnR Division, of the'Sons
of Tcmp'miiicc/ together with a large
number of ladiea and gentlemen met for
thr purpose of'li.M^nin^ to n -on J
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I
tho nature of Ttmpeijl&ce Associations l
generally, and moro particularly on the
nature art<l ^purposes of that organization
known jia -the Sons of Temperance.
About 4 1-2 o'clock the Division formed
in procession under the direction of
their Marshal, and accompanied by a
number of our citizens, and by all the
ladies, marched in admirable order to
tho Court House; where they had the
pleasure of listening to the lecturer, Mr.
Kirni, who in a brief but eloquent and
forcihlo manner explained,, the ends, that
were proposed by his Order, and the
means that wero to be employed in the
accomplishment of those ends. I should
fail to do justice to the man, or to tho
orator, were I to attempt to give even an
outline of his discourse:?snlicc it there
fore to say, that nil tho objectioas, which
ignorance, prejudice or interest had ever
stal led, and many had been started, and
urged, with the furious zeal of illiberal
minds, were dispassionately discussed and
powerfully?irresistably answered.
The heart of the speaker seemed to go
out in gratitude to God. for the almost
miraculous rise of Tempcrnncc associations
in this country, where in the short
space of half a century, their numbers
have grown from tens to thousands of true
and loyal men, strongly united in the
bonds of brotherhood: animated by one
proud and ennobling feeling, and march,
ing bravely forward, a disciplined and
]i u.oioviuiu nuat) iu uuuit* m xnc cause 01
humanity.
All (hat was good, for religion, and all '
that was beautiful?for the ladies, every
where smile, sweetly upon the Sons,?
were enlisted on their side; and it was
this consciousness?the consciousness of
having the approbation of the. good and
fair, that would be their support in the
iiour 01 adversity, and in triumph their
richest reward.
After the lecturer had concludcd his
remarks, Col. Gri3iiam consented to address
the meeting; and then did that
veteran of Temperance, whose hair has
grown gray in supporting this great
cause, with tho honest zeal of conviction,
placo in vivid colors, before the minds of
his audicncc, the dark and damning sins
of Intemperance; and as he spoko of all
tho accumulated evils of drunkness, of
the sins that could blacken and sink the
soul, and of the misery that must follow
them, as death follows discaso, the low
- f * ' * * * *
wiunngs 01 neart DroKon wives, and the
cries of starving children, seemed borne
on tho breeze to tho ears of the listeners
while ever and anon the laugh and the
curse, would seem to burst from hells and
houses of debauchery-, and to minglo
strangely with the low sounds of woe.
And then with moist eye, from the
mournful scene his words had called up,
the sneaknr nninir/1 hio Knni>n?
j- -?? j. iivtwvi IU mc
green fields, and blue hills that forever
sleep in the mellow sunlight of peaco
and happiness, in that beautiful land
where ho would have all jnon to dwoll,
the land of Temperate Habits.
Sl'KCTATOR.
1 %
Tub Sandwich ItaANftfi;?1The stipfgestion
occurs in a New-York paper that
it would bo Avell for the United States
to annex tho Sandwich Islands to the
Union, giving to the whole group tho
namfi nf th<? Rtnt/? rvf
V** * A?? ? (UI.
The importance of these islands, in
view of the trade of the Pacific, bein?
nearly midway between Oregon and China,
is prominently urged, and the fact no
doubt will be generally admitted. The
depopulation which, for some cause or
another, has been going on throughout
the group siiw? itH discovery by paptain
Cook, is also alluded to as indicative of
the inevitable result that the islohda must,
sooner or later, come into tho possession
of some civilizta power.
' \
Ex-President Polk baa quietly settled
down in his beautiful residenco, near the
capitol. Tho cares and responsibilities of
the most exalted position in tho civil government*
of the earth ap- Wd aside and
the l?te Pre.Hidcnt. nunclincf dsiiv with
hiii fellow citizen* in the street* of our
beautiful city, t\? ono of the tovoreign
people, is v;o doubt not, a happier man
than, when in Washington, burthrncd
Ut tho weight of) his vast responsibilities,
and surrounded wkk*the throng
who. looked to him a? Utfl-^ispv,
patronflgo and place. M^fHolk looks*
ton years younger than whf ahe landed
hprjB ?i* weeks ngo. The fire, of his eye;
ha* never been quenched ana he hnn recovered
the elasticity of step'and tho
healthful oomnlexion of sickness
had temporarily deprived
n/fc Unfa* ./
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