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THE FREE PHESS.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9. MARYLAND ELECTIONS. The annual election for Delegates to ic Assembly took place on the 1st inst. he election for Sheriffs of the different ninties (who serve for three years) also iok place on the same day. Returns om tne following counties have been re lived : in n.ucgauy county, Messrs, Spngg, .,Ioffman, Greenwell, and Pratt,were elect 'd delegates, and Andrew Bruce sheriff. In Washington, Messrs. Bowles, Gab •y, Weaver, and Kershner, were elected delegates, and John V. Swearingen she riff. 8 In Frederick, Messrs. Kemp, Pigman, "3ruce, and Culler, were elected delegates, ,tnd Thomas W. Morgan sheriff. • In Baltimore City, Messrs. Barney and Kennedy were elected delegates. ! In Baltimore county, Messrs. Stansbu ry, Orriek, Showers, and Snowden, were sleeted delegates. Sheppard C. Leakin was elected sheriff of Baltimore city and county. In Harford, Messrs. Allen, Forward, Norris, and Whitefcrd, were elected de legates, and Samuel Bradford sheriff. In the city of Annapolis, Messrs. Car roll and Hughes were elected delegates. In Kent county, Messrs. Connell, Har ris, Hall, and Brook, were elected dele gates, and Edward Brown sheriff. In Caroline county, Messrs. Douglass, Whiteley, Hardcastle, and Saulsbury, were elected delegates, and Frederick Holbrook sheriff. rs. Craig, Muffitt, Ar were elected dele Dorsey, Mil , were elect ea Hayden, sheriff, srs. Frazier, Sulli e7'se, were elected J Kinvan sheriff. Weems, Smith, vere elected de ’ j - j B Gen. William Carroll has been elected go ernor of Tennessee, by the overw helm ing majority of 30,000 votes. Walter Leake, Esq. late an U. States’ sen ator, has been elected governor of Mis sissippi. Israel Pickens, Esq. formerly a repre sentative in Congress from North Caro lina, has been elected governor of Ala bama. Albion K. Parris, Esq. late a judge of the U. S. Court, has been elected gover nor of Maine, by a majority of 629 votes over all other candidates. FOR THE FREE PRESS. It appears, that the Grecian Insurrec tion is at length brought to a close. The latest and most authentic accounts go to prove, mat whilst tne unsuspecting mma of Theodore permitted the duplicity of Ypsilanti to gain and maintain an undue influence over him, the Turkish govern ment, ever on the alert, took advantage of this golden opportunity, and “ sent a well appointed army, under the command of one of its most experienced” officers, into the provinces of Wallachia and Mol davia, which, by acting in perfect concert> 'contrary to the course pursued by Ypsi lanti and Theodore) secured to them the cquiet possession of Bucharest and Jas sy.” If the accounts which have been 'eceived, can be relied on, (and, it is be ieved, not a doubt is entertained of their luthenticity) it is next to impossible that my attempt will shortly, if ever, again be na.de at insurrection in those provinces. Much good, however, might, have been effected, had Ypsilanti pursued the proper course—and every heart, true to the prin ciples of virtuous liberty, would have re joiced in his successes—sympathized in vis misfortunes ! But when it comes to oe remembered, that he deserted his army, md fled to the Adriatic for an asylum, mcl at a time too, when his presence -was -ndispensably necessary to secure unlimi ted confidence, what man wiM be found to espouse his conduct? Who that will not ■evolt at reading a proclamation, part of vhic’ ' ’ mguage of the most pointed acrimony, ag'amst those officers. and soldiers who were no less true to the cause they had engaged to support than Ypsilanti himself ? Surely none. Indeed, comparatively speaking, they were more true ! For on him, as avowed command er in chief, were turned perhaps the eyes of millions. All his actions were viewed, by those who enjoy the many privileges secured by freedom, with the most anx ious solicitude—his proclamations sought and read with an intemperate avidity. Yet in the midst of all this anxiety—in the most interesting stage of our fond an ticipations, we find our eager hopes frus trated by his desertion, leaving his men to shift for themselves ! Innumerable years shall pass away unheeded, when the odious name of Ypsilanti, and his still more disgraceful actions, will be borne in remembrance only to render him the more despicable ! For his sun has ceased to shine—every ray of its former bril liancy is forever eclipsed by his inglorious desertion. The following proclamation contains ; the effusions rather of a disordered mind, and an already expiring conscience, than the plain, unvarnished tale of never-fad ing rectitude and valor. In this fetch, it will be seen, that be has fiarticularized such as he supposes to have abandoned him, but does not think it worthy the con sumption of his useful and necessary time, to transmit to an admiring posteri ty the names of those who stedfastly maintained “the honor of their wives and children.” He, however, supposes that “ monuments” will be erected for that purpose. Disgust renders it necessary that this something, called a proclama tion, should speedily be given for perusal, st follows: “ Soldiers. No ! I shall sully that ho norable and sacred name by applying it ,to beings like you. Ye herd" of dastardly and cruel men, your treachery, your per jury, force me to abandon you. In fil ature, every tie is broken between us ; but I shall always deeply feel the shame of having been your chief. You have tram pled under your feet your oaths-—you have betrayed God and your country. You be trayed me at a time when I hoped to con quer, or die gloriously atyour head. We are now separated forever. Go and join the Turks, who are alone worthy of your friendship. Steal out of the >. where you have concealed yourselves—-descend irom me mountains wmcn you nave cno sen as the retreat of your cowardice. Hasten to join the Turks ; kiss those hands which still reek with the blood of the heads of your church, your patriarch, your -arch-priests, and your innocent brethren, whom they have so inhumanly butchered. Yes—run to purchase slave ry with the price of blood—with the sa crifice of the honor of your wives and children. But you, images of the true Greeks, of the sacred battalion, who have been betrayed and sacrificed for the deli verance of your country, receive from me the thanks of your people. Monuments will soon render your names immortal. The names of those friends who have re mained faithful ever to me, are engraved on my heart in characters of fire. Their memory shall be the only consolation of my soul. I abandon to the contempt of men, the justice of Providence, and the maledictions of their countrymen, those perjured traitors, Kammari, Sabas, Du kas, Constantinos Bassilius, Barlas, Gior gius Manos, who have deserted from the army, and who have been the first au thors of its dissolution; the Phanariote, Gregorius, Sutto, the Phanariote and scoundrel Nicolaus Skufe. I also erase from the list of my companions in arms, Bassilius Karebics, on account of his in discipline and improper conduct.” In the Morea, the Greeks, although without a proper leader, are carrying on their cause with renovated ardor. Unsuc cessful attempts have been made uto re duce the fortresses into which the Turks have thrown themselves, on being pressed by the Greeks.” Their determination, however, continues undiminished, and what they cannot effect by the sword, they will endeavor to secure by adopting the only alternative left them—that of starv ing out their enemies. This end, it is highly probable, they will be enabled to attain—having perfect command of the sea. But, it is to be regretted, that the deficiency of their numbers, added to the want of skilful officers, and proper disci pline, will not warrant the hope that any permanent good will thereby result to them. N. Died, at Philadelphia, on Friday eve ning the 28th ult. Mr. George Helmbold, editor of the ‘ Independent Balance,’ in the 43d year of his age. COM MU NIC'A'l ED. TV hen the aged and infirm arc remov ed by death, we consider it as an event quite in the common order of things, and we feel it accordingly; but when the shaft is aimed at one in the bloom of existence; one who has not yet attained to the per fection of manly prowess, or vigor of mind, and he who Counted on length of years suddenly sinks into the tomb—it is then we must stop and listen to u The voice of friends by death removed.” The grave speaks, and we must hear ! These reflections were suggested, and those which follow were brought'mourn fully to recollection, by the late sudden death of a highly beloved young friend, ere he had attained the 21st year of his age. This excellent young man possessed every quality essential to form the cha racter of a useful member in society. By persevering industry, he was rapidly emerging from the lowly station in which fortune had placed him. His f iends'can now only testify regret by emulating his virtues: they were truth, temperance, With love, to find. And honovobvii'A tr» ward man. These were adorned with that amiableness of disposition by which lie was endeared to all who knew him. u For earth too good, to heaven tie’s Jlovjn, “And left his friends in tears*’ “ The associate in the gay and crowded city is soon forgotten ; the hurrying suc cession ol new intimates and new plea sures efface him from our minds, and the very scenes and circles in which he mov ed are incessantly fluctuating. But fune rals in the counfry'are-alw.ays impressive. The stroke of death makes a wider--s-pacer in the village circle, and is an awful event in the tranquil uniformity of rural life. The death bell tolls its knell in every car ; it steals with its pervading melancholy over every hill and vale, and saddens all the landscape. “ The fixed and unchanging features of the country also perpetuate the memory of the friend with whom we once enjoyed them, avho yvas the companion of our most retired walks, and gave animation to eve ry scene. His idea is associated Avith every charm of nature; we hear his voice in the echo which he once delighted to awaken; his spirit haunts every grove which he once frequented; Ave think of him in the wild upland solitude, or amidst the pensive beauty of the valley. In the freshness of joyous morning, Ave remem ber his beaming smiles and bounding gai ty ; and Avhen sober evening returns Avith its gathering shadows and subduing qui et, we call to mind many a twilight hour of gentle talk and sweet-sou led melan choly.'' -—’ ‘Fuck lonely place shall him restore, t For him the tear be duly shed, ‘ Belov’d till life can charm no more, ( And mourn’d till pity’s self be dead.’ “The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be di vorced. Every other grief we seek to heal—every other affliction to forget; but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open—this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude. Where is the mother that would willingly forget the infant that perished like a blossom from her arms, though every recollection is a pang ? Where is the child that would willingly forget the most tender of parents, though to remember be but to lament ? Who, even in the hour of agony, would forget the friend over whom he mourns ? Who, even when the tomb is closing upon the remains of her he most loved, and he feels his heart, as it were, crushed in the closing of its portal, would accept conso lation that was to be bought by forgetful ness ? No—the love which survives the tomb is one of the noblest attributes of the soul. If it has its woes, it has like wise its delights; and when the over whelming burst of grief is calmed into the gentle tear of recollection ; when the sudden anguish, and the convulsive ago ny over the present ruins of all that we most loved, is softened away into pensive meditation on ail that it was in the days of its loveliness, who would root out such a sorrow from the heart? Though it may sometimes throw a passing cloud even over the brightest hour of gaiety, or spread a deeper sadness over the hour of gloom, yet who would exchange it even for the song of pleasure, or the burst of revelry? No, there is a voice from the tomb sweeter than song. There is a re collection of the dead to -which we turn even from the charms of the living. Oh, the grave i the grave!-—it buries every error—covers every defect—extinguishes every resentment. From its peaceful bo som flow none but fond regrets and tender recollections. Who can look down upon the grave, even of an enemy, and not feel a compunctious throb, that ever he should, have warred with the poor handful of earth that lies mouldering before him ! “ But the grave of those we loved— what a place for meditation ! There it is, ; that we call up in long review the whole history of virtue and gentleness, and the i thousand endearments lavished upon us almost unheeded in the daily intercourse of intimacy*—there it is, that we dwell upon the tender, the solemn, awful - scene—the bed of deatlp with all its sti 1K-U gluts, its nois-tess mi.ndaiUe, it's mute Wgtch tut assiduities— f.,- ;USl tost:_ monies of expiring Jove—-tht feeble "but tering, thrilling, oh 1 how thriving i’pirsI sure of the hand—the la§t i\md Took of the glazing eye, turning'' upon 'us, even from the threshold of existenU—the faint faltering accents struggling in death to give one more assurance of affection b “ Aye, go to the grave of buried love, and meditate ! There settle the account with thy conscience for every past en dearment unregarded of that being who can ' never—never-never return, to be soothed by thy contrition 1” irvine’s sketch book. “ Pass but a few short years, or days, or hours, a And happier seasons may their dawn unfold,, “ And all your sacred fellowship restore; “ When freed from earth, unlimited its powers, ii Mind shall with mind direct commu nion hold, “ And kindred spirits meet to part no more.” roscoe. Grand National Lottery, FIFTH CLASS, WHICH will positively commence ? f drawing on the 27th of next mouth. GRAND SCHEME. 1 prize of §100,000 1 do. 25,000 2 do. 10,000 5 do. 5,000 100 do. 3,000 10 do. 500 105 do. 300 Besides an immense number of smaller prizes, and not two blanks to a prize. 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Ainsworth’s Latin Dictionary Caesar Delphini—Cicero do.—Horace do. Hutchinson’s Xenophon Greek Lexicon—Longinus Ovid Delphini—Stoughton’s Virgil Sallust—-Juvenal Delphini—Virgil do. " Clarke’s Erasmus—do. Nepos—C order! Greek Vocabulary Entick’s Latin Dictionary Greek Grammar—Greek Testament Ross’ Latin Grammar Mair’s Introduction—Veri Romas Murphy’s Lucian—Titii Livii Ashley’s Xenophon—Clarke’s Homer Selectse Veterie—ffisop’s Fables Historic Sacra—Adams’ Latin Grammar Ruddiman’s Rudiments—Greek Minora Cicero de Oratore ENGLISH. Ferguson’s Astronomy Murray’s Grammar Bonnycastle's Arithmetic Goldsmith’s Geography and Atlas Cowley’s, Webster’s, and Pickett’s Spel ling Books—Fenning’s Universal do. Jess’s Arithmetic—Adams on the Globes Gibson’s Surveying—Jess’s Surveying Ramsay’s Washington Simpson’s Algebra—Walker’sDictionary American Speaker—American Orator Jackson’s Book Keeping Tytler’s Elements of General History Morse’s Geography—Adams’ do. •American Class Book Adams’ Arithmetic Brackenridge’s Late War Bonnycastle’s Algebra Courley’s Grammar Cummings’ Geography Dilworth’s Spelling Book Goldsmith’s England"—do. Greece Do. Rome—-Judson’s Arithmetic Joyce’s Arithmetic Murray’s Spelling Book, Key, Sequel, English Reader, Exercises, Introduction O’Neal’s Geography—Robinson Crusoe Snowdon’s America Walsh’s Arithmetic October 9 LOST, 4 PAIR OF SPECTACLES, gold _OL frame, with double pair of green glasses. The finder will be handsomely rewarded by returning them to the sub scriber. F. BECKHAM. October 9-.