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E KALI DA T E STIMi Equal Laws Equal Rights, and Equal Burdens The Constitution and its Currency. Vol. v. no. 2 1. KALIDA, PUTNAM COUNTY, OHIO, TUESDAY, JULY 15, 1815. WHOLE NO. 229; T II . , From the Charleston Mercury. MR. CALIIOUNS LETTER. Thft fnllnwintr in Mr. fUr.TroiiN1 renlv to a letter from a Committee of the citizens of Mobile, inviting him with many expressions j . T - !. oi regard, to visit their ciiy. ve copy u from the Register of May 27. Fort Hill, May 15, 1815. Gentlemen From some delay in the mail, I did not recoive, until a few days since, your letter of the 21st April, informing me, that at a Democratic mooting held in the city of Mobile on the 14th of the sime month, you were appointed a Committee to express the cordial approbation of the mooting of my public conduct; their gratitude for my servi ces, and to offer on the purl of the meeting, such other manifestations of tlmir respect and esteem ns you might think proper. I will not Attempt to express the djep gra titude I feel for the warm approbation of my public conduct and services expressed by the meeting in their resolutions, und the very acceptable manner in which you have performed the duty entrusted to you. In performing it, you have alluded with particular approbition to my conduct and services in reference to Slate R'ghts, and during iho period I filled, for a short time, the State Department under the late admi nistration: - To no part of my public life do I look back with greater pleasure, than that devoted lo expounding and maintaining the relations between the Federal and State Governments, on which the doctrine of State Rights depend and it is a great consolation for me to think it has not been in vain. The Federal Government regarded in its federative character, in which Slates and not individuals, are iis constituents, is iho most remarkable ever foimad; nnd promises, if carried out honestly nnd f.iiily as such, a higher degree of prosperity nnd happiness, titan has ever fallen to the lot of any people. On the other hand, regarded as n national Government, in which individuals and not States are the constituents, it has nothing novel or remarkable about it. Instead of n great Federal Republic, as it is, it would be in that character a huge, unwioldly demo cracy, destined to bo torn into fragmenis by hostile and counseling interoste,and to ter minate in convulsion. Such being my, tjfcn Viction, 1 felt it 4o boutnyufy to inuintain the Federal character oT the Government Against the national or consolid itive, at any sacrifice and hazard, and shall continue to do so as long as it shall please the Author of my being to spare my life. The services I lendercd during the period I filled the State Department, were perform ed under great difficulties and embarrass ments. Nothing, indeed, but the magnitude of the questions involved in the negotiations in reference to Texas and Oregon, with the difficulties and embarrassments encircling them, and the unanimous call ofthu country to take charge of the negotiations, could li.ra tnrliiinrl mn li lo.iim mu raltrpmAllt :in:l JH..V ..J - return to public life. Besides those that were intrinsic, there were maiiy that were of an extraneous character. Among others, the administration was li terally without a parly in Congress, and very feebly supported by the people; and the Pre sidential question .was ponding, Which ex perience h id taught me overruled in a great measure all others. . ' The negotiations in reference to Texas first chimed my attention, because it was the most pressing and could not be delayed without hazard. In order to avoid the diffi culties nnd embarrassments which I appre hended from the presidential election, I re solved to keep entirely nloof from the party politics of the day, and especially from ques tions relating to the clcc'ioti and lo use my efforts to induce the candidates not to commit (tinmaplvr.n n nil i list nnnnxatioll. I ll id little apprehension 'that Mr. Van Bnrcn would, as a great majority ot Ins menus, witu uen Jackson nt their head, dad declared for it The position of Mr. Clay was d'ffercnt Thp mncsPB of iiis friends in the north onnn ,! if. tvliii-h f fenied would swav him. In order to prevent it if possible, I siw some of Ilia most prominent menus, wun wiiom wop n frinnrllv terms, and used everv argil hient I could with them, to exert their influ ence to prevent him from coming out agains' it T maa nil in vain. His letter in opposition I. . soon after appeared, and Mr. Van Birans followed shortly alter, most unexpecieoiy 10 Mna . Their effect was great. Mr. Clay1 friends Wpm rallied aminst it to a man. although the great body of them in the West anl South, were strongly disposed to support ii, ann no a few of the prominent, openly committed IB lis iiivor. .: . Tt A'tOTrnnt lull!, Mr. Villi Huron's Tho nrnnl hnilv nf hin miniinrtcrs rem lined - j n g firm trt its support; but an active, influential and not an incons derible number adhered to his course. 1 Indeed, the stand taken by the selected candid itos of.the two great par ties, with the influenco of the presMeutial question and the feebleness of the adm;n;s tration in Congress and the country, seemed for a time, to render the prospect of success, almost hopeless. - r rl ;t T - To these causes of opposition thore m'ist bo taken into consideration another, toreajiz the difficult and embarrassments that stood in the way of the success of.the measure. I allude to abolition, f It may, indeed, be truly regarded as the main spring which put the others in motion. ! . .v ., The abolition party in the North and West had taken an early and decided stand against it, and had gone so fir as to adopt measures to influence the party in Great Britain, and through them the British Government to oppose it, as the most eff'cMnl means of abolishing slavery in the United Stales nnd throughout the continent. Tin scheme w is to abol'sh slavery in Texas ns the most cer tain moans of doing so in the United States, and tllat of doing it throughout the conti nent. To consummate this grand and W ill I lid scheme, it w is indispensable thil Ti.xrs should be prevented from being annexed lo otirUuiou; while the only possible way to defeat; it and prevent the rrt'ghty conse quences which would flow from it, was the annexation of Texas.' The course of the British Government at an early stage of the negotiation, made it manifest tli.it it had wiruily and fully em braced the scheme. The' declaration made by its minister at Washington to our Govern ment before it h id fiirly commenced (i copy i.f which w is Lift at the Depiriment of State after I entered on its duties,) left not a doubt on that point. It indeed, ns well as avowed it, by declaring that Great Britain desired N see slavery abolished in Texas and through out the world, and that she w is using con stant efforts to effect it, by inference, that she was using her influence anil diplomiry with Mexico to agree to recognize the inJe penduuee of Texas, on condition that they should abolish slavery. I saw in this declaration, thus formally made to our government, a confirm uioti of what I believed to be her seliomo of policy in connection with Texas, from other bui less conclusive evidence in my possession. I saw also clearly, that whether it should succeed or not, depended on the fact whether Texas should or should not b3 annexed; and that if it succeeded, its inevitable con sequences would bo the final consumer! itiou, of her great and deep design, to be followed by tho desolation of the south, the prostra tion nf ilin commerce nnd nrosnorilv of the continent, with a monopoly on her pirt ofthu great trop'cd products of sugar, cotFue, rice, tobacco and cotton; wrvcli are atmnsi exclus ively, as far as this comment is concerned, the result of slave labor. Seeing all this, tho qneslion presented to me was how shall the deel irition of the Brl lixh iT.iviirninoiil he mm ? Shall it bssi'eiitlr pissed over, leaviug annexation to be uig ;d on n'her nml diiFiront mounds, or s'l ill it be directly and boldly met and exposed? it is not in my n mire 10 n isimiu ubiw n such alternatives. My conviction is daep, that truth, honesty and pi liu dealing is the true policy on all occasions in tno m in liga ment of public affairs, including diplomuic, mifl resolvnH. without hesit itloil. to take them as my guides on this mjtn irible occt sion. Tue d :f.iat of this deep hid sc'iem;; the success of annexation (is miy now b i almost certainly sud,i tue vinu canon oi me iri-r.ii t iimtitntimi nn wlilrli our s ifelv deoends. (... .... .... j . , and the rescue of tha comnerca of con- titiont from thy grasp of commercial manooo lv. Inva' linen tha result, and I inrtV ad J, as fir as I am individually concerned, your ap probition, that ot Ilia meeting you reprcscin; and if I in ly ju.lge from indications n larly of the wnole c mntry now ot my co use. UjI at tha tune the approbation w is noi so unanimous. Denunciation tliou, luuu auu deep, fell on my head. I was charged with introducing a new local suliiect ot littlo importance inio mo imi uann. unit, tlm Iiuh il.Mimi nf i ii i tl ri ii ? th : ...... o" J .. prospect of one of the presidential cand.- dales, nnd ot dissolving ine union i j m .nu ml,.! lul nut irn na fir. even southern meu 'whose nil w is at stake, thought that 1 acted injudiciously in introuiicing uio smvc question nnd giving it such prominence; thai it wis calculated to have a bid pirty effect and to drive off some of tho party who were not sound on tha subject of abolition, or who desired to obtain tho votes of abolitionists. But I pass them Without rematk or comment now, when lime and experience and the ap probation of the country sanction the wisdom of the course I udop'ed. . ' The absorbing character of tho negotiation in reference to Texns, did not so engross my attention as to neglect tint of Oregon. As soon as the former w is sufficiently d sp itched and the business of the depirlment brought up. I entered on that; I left ilin an unfinished state, and as it is still pending, I am not at liberty to speak ofthu course I took in refe rence to it; but I trust, when it comes to be made public, it wilt not be less successful in meeting your approbation and llv.it of the country generally. It is a subject not with out great difficulties; and I feel assured I 1,a1l Im rvirilmiprl for flvnreSsillT a llOIie that it m tv ho n conducted bv those to whose hands it is entrusted to finish iho negotiation, as to bring it to a successful and satisfac tory termination, and thus avoid an appeal to ...l.. - , , - . w any thing by such an appeal,. or cm possiiiiy it if ii pin tm hnnorablv avoided. i.tmc iMKiiiior fniintrv can dossuiv imui In conclusion, I assure you and through you those you represent, tint u wouiu au u me great pleasure to partake of the public dinner yoiyiave lenuereq me iu uiu u" anri ,F forininir the nersoiiil acnuailtance of. .o nniTinmiig IriiTrU iii vuu citv: but it is not liow in my power., It is probable, how ever, I shall visit my son who resides in your .QtniA oniiiA timn npYt nntllin'.l : and in that event, I will made it a point to visit Mobile, wlion 1 shall bo nappy to meei yon no my friends. .. J.. U. JUAL.tiuuii. Wiiltor Thnm-iq Holland. Tho mas McGran, Wm.R. Hallet and J. A Camp bell, Hays. . V MR. BANCROFT'S ORATION. This truly eloquint and just eulogy of the de parted hero nn l statesunn, Andrew Jackson, win delivered nt Wnslliilgton, on the 27th ult. We linve not room to cive it entire, but have mode ene!i extrneta as we thought wouid prove most acceptable to our readots: GEN. JACKSON S SESPECT FOR THE LAW. TT.rt nt Tnplriin lieen reiin wiied for the vehement impetuosity of his p nssions, for his defiance ofoihoi's authority, and tho unbend ing vigor of his self-will? Behold the savior of" Louisiana, nU gail.indcd with victory. viewing around nun I tie city he nau preserved, .1... .:.l ..rl ..l.il'lfkii tirlw.m liia linroiam inn in imt-iia tuiu had protected, stand in the presence of a pretty judge, who gratifies his wounded vanity by an auu30 ot tits judicial power. Every breast in the crowded audience lieuvcs with ind:gnalion. He( the passionate, the inipetuons 'ie whoso power was to be humbled, whoso honor questioned, whose laurels tarnished, alone stood sublimely serene; and when the craven judge trembled, and filtered, nnd d irnd not proceed, himself, the arraigned one, bade him lako courage, and Blood by the law even in the moment when the liw was undo the instrument of insult and wrong on himself-at the moment of his most perfect claim to the highest civic honors. HIS 0R101NAL1TY AND VIGOR OVTIIOUOIIT. Behold, then, tho unlettered man of the West, the nursling of the w;lds, tho firmei of the Hermitage, little versed in books, uii counecved by science with the tradition of the past, 'raised by the will of ihe people to the highest pinnni'lo of honor, lo the central post iu thricivU'z iliot! of republican freedom, to the station where nil tho nations of the earth would watch his actions where hin words would vibrato through the civil:zod world, nnd his spirit be the movingstiir to ouidu the nations. What policy will he pur sue? Wh it wisdom will he bring with him from the forest? What rules of duty will he evolve fiom the oracles of his own mind? The man of the West came as tho inspired prophet of the Wes': he came as one free from tho bonds of hereditary or established niijiun It4 iitna IV i ill nn Miinerior but COM- science, no oracle but his native judgment; and, true to ins origin nuu uis uuntauuu irna in iho r.nnditinns nnd circumstances of his advancement he valued right more than usige; ho reverted from the pressue of esta blished interests to tho energy of first princi ples. HE WAS TRULY AMERICAN IN nlS IDEAS OF FREEDOM. We tread on ashes, where the fire is not of oviiiionishnd: vet not to dwell on his career asPrcsideut, were to 1 lave out of eviw tho grandest illustrations ot Ins magna , iu l.,.!Bt,.i!fin nt1 iho tlnited States had followed the precedents of tho leg;slation of Kuropoanuionarcliies; u was vie huicuhwiw son to lifl the country out of the European formi of le'tflition, and to open lo it a career restiua on American senlimont and Amen- have frcedcin III IICD.I.MK. .w . . i everywhere freedom under the restraints ot rtiriit; treeoom oi niousn , niTud, of universal action; freedom, unsjack led by restrictive privileges, unrestrained by llio inruiuoin i-iiiuiii'i"i. IIIS RADICALISM. i , t Airnrtt onlii ! ill n(llil'lC3 I sDeak but a fict lie was thoroughly and profoundly and immovably radical; nnd would sit for u..,.r. nml in n rontiniied fl'jw of rdm irk make ihe nnplcalion of hid principles to every question that coniu arise hi ii-.yi..u..i1 or iu the interpretation of the constitution. IIE RECOGNISED THE FREEDOM OF THE SOIL. . a ,i..-i P ii, ,v"lilnrnessi bis heart was with the pioneers of American life towards Iliu ovi.iiij, ....... - - , has ever embraced within li s affections n scheme so iberal Tor llio envgrants as that of Jackson. lie longed to socuro to them, not pre-euiplion rights only but ititire than TTts longed (o invile .Un anlliiiir QHI1. IMlt IIIIUI ii: 111 ai n . iii'... labor to take possession of the unoccupied fields without money ami wouum with noobPgition except iho perpetual dovo- lion of itself by allegiance lo its country. n..iin. 1 1. a riftm.tiirn! inn nenre ui 11 1 s M' - U1IUV.I .l - . nioiis, the sons of m'sfortunp, the C iildren ol advcnluie, find Ihetr way to me iincniuvaicu West. There in soniR.w'Iderness glade, ot in tho .thick forest of the fertile pi iin, ot llio nriiiiii-s most Sirklo W-th tl I WOI'S. they, like the w'ld bee which sets them the example ot industry, mny cnooseiuoo "i mark tho extent pi their possessions by driv i..t.j. H MufiiiiT trjapa fill plter their I02 ,!,;., .mit.. lvuiciiw mi l turf, and leach the vircin soil to yield Itself to the ploughshare. 1 heirs shall be ine sou, mens mo e. , t,;-i, ilii.u tonrh to be productive. I 11 ilia .....v-.. ...'j - . Com-, clvldreu of sorrow! you on whomt he Old World frowns; crowd fearlessly to the fores's; plaut your homes in confidence, for .1 .,..., ,u.ihM nvpr von! vour children Ilia l-iimuj - 1 1 rfrow around you ns hostages, nnd the wl- " . Lr.i.f:.... Ar.-nn Lira il !Tr:ili- aftrncss, ni your oiuuiu-, oumW...- b- to the beauty and loveliness of culture. Yet beautif.il and 1 ...1.. .1,:. .ni. it still bv fir lulls short of the ideal which Vivcd 111 the auc tions of Jackson;,' Itis..heart.Vas ever with the pioneer; his policy ever favored the cliffo- 8'on pf indepeniteni ueeiiuiuo ii-..Suu. .... . . . 1 p .... 1 in ft ' v ' - " " ' ' iilDoring Classes ui imi .1 ... . , V..I.IITV n THE LABORER AND BI RIGHTS. It would be- a sin against the , occasion, weie I to omit to commemorat the deep dovotedness of Jackson to the cause and to the rights of labor, It was for the welfare of the 1. bering classes that he defied all I lie storms of political hostility. He longed lo s cure to labor tho fruits of its own indiis ry; and he unceasingly opposed every system which tended to lessen their reward) or which exposed thorn to be defrauded of their dues. The 1 i bore is may bend over his grave with alfeclionilo sorrow; for never, in tha lido of lime, diJ a statesman ex'st more heartily le solved to protect them iu thoir rights, and to advance their happiness. For their benefit, ho opposed partial legislation; for their bene fit, bo resisted all artificial hte'lhnds of con trolling labor, .and subjecting it to capital. It was for their benefit ihat he loved freedom in all its forms freedom of the individual in personal independence, freedom of the Sum is separate sovereignties. IIo never would listen to counsels which tended to the cen tralization of power. The true American system presupposes llio diffusion of freedom organized life in all the parts of the Anie ricui body politic, as there is organized life iu every put of the human system. Jackson was deaf o every counsel which Sought to subject general labor to a central will. His vindication of the just principles of the con stitution derived its sublimity from bis dee p conviction that this strict construction is te qnircd by the lasting welfire of the great laboring classess of iho United States. HE BECAME TUE TRIBUNE OF ME PEOrLE. To this end, Jackso revived the tribunitial power of the veto, and excrmd it against the decisive action of both branches of Congress, against the votes, the vv'slii'S,tho entreaties ol personal and political liietids. "Showinc," was his reply lo them, " show me nn express clause in the constitution authorizing Con gress to tako Ihe business of State I -gisla-turcs out of their hands." "Yon will ruin us all," cried a firm partisan friend, " yon i will ruin your party 1111. 1 your own prospects" 1 ' Providence," answered Jackson, " will take care of muj" and he persevered. HE WAS FAVORABLE TO FREEDOM OF TRADE. Iu proceeding lo discharge the debt of the Uiiiled States I moasuie thoroughly Ame rican Jackson followed the example of his predecessors; but ho followed it with Ihe full consciousness that he was rescuing the couniry from the artificial syslem ol finance wh eh bad prevailed throughout the world; and with him it forrnoJ a pirt of a system by which American legislation was to separate itself more nnd more effectually from European precedents, and develop itself more and more, according to the vital principles of our political existenco. The discharge of thd debt brought with it, of necessity, a great reduction of the public burdens, and brought, of necessity, into view, ihe question, how far America should follow, of choice, the old restrictive system of high duties, under Which Europe had 'oppressed America; or how far alio should rely on her own freedom and enterprise and power, de lying the competition, and seeking the mark ets, and receiving tho products ot ine wonu. The mind of Jackson on this subject rea soned clearly, nnd without passion. In the ibuses of the system ol revenue by excess ive iiniioslSi lie saw evils which the public mind would remedy; and, inclining with the whole might of his energetic nature to the side of revenue duties, ho mide bis earnest but tranquil appeal to the judgment of the people. CONSTITUTIONAL RESTRAINT. The portions of country that suffered most severely from a sysiem of legislation, which, in its extreme character as it then existed, is now universally acknowledged to have been uneiin d and unjust, were lests trari iuil; and rallying on the doctrines of freedom, wh.ch mide our government a limited one, they saw in Ihe oppressive acts an assump tion of power which was nugitory, oecaus -it was exercised, as thejf held, without au thority from the people. THE PRINCIPLE OF TROSRESS. . The people can discern rigln,aiid will make their way to a knowledge of right; tint the whole hum in mind, and therefore wilh it tin .nifid of tho nation, has a continuous, ever improving existnice; that the appeal from the uniust legislation of to-day must be made nuielly, oarnes lv. perseveringly, to 'he more euliglitened coll-ctivo reason ot to-morrow; that submission is due to the popular will, iu tho confidence that the people, when in er ror, will amend their doings; that in a popu lar government injustice is neither lo be es tabllshcd by force, nor lobe resisted by force; iu a woidj that the Union, whicti was consti tuted by conscutj must be preserved by love ltIS FAITH IN TRUTH, FREEDOM, RELIOION. Aoe hiid whitened his locks, nnd dimmed his eve, and spread around him ihe iiihruv ties and venerable emblems of many years of toilsome service, but bis heart beat as warmlv as in his youth, and Ilia courage was as firm as it had ever bcett ill the day of bai lie." But whilo his affections were still fur his friends and his country, his thoughts were already in a belter World. That exalted mind, which in r.ctive life had always had unity of perception and will, which in aciion had never fullered from doubt, and wh'ch in council had always reverted lo first princi ples nnd general laws, now gave itself up to communing with the Infjuile. He was a be liever! from feeling, from experience from conviction. Not a shadow of scepticism ever dimmed the lustre of his mind. Proud philosopher! will you smile lo know that Andrew Jackson peruBed ' reverently his Psalter and Prayer-book and Bible? ! Know 'I'Wi'-tt-.-f- ; f ! i,i.-j i.,f -l-v that Andrew Jackson bad faith in the eferni- . ty of truth, in the imptt'sbal.lo power f, popular fcedom, in the destitute of human iiy, in the virtues and cnpacity-of the people, r. in his counlryV institutions, in the being and , overruling providence of a merciful and ever living God. . , HIS LAST MCMENTf. . "".. Tho last moment of his 1'fe on enrlh isT at hand. It is the Subhnth of the Lord: fii8 ' biightness nnd beauty of summer clothe thd fields mound him: nature, is in her gloryi " but ihe suLlinieft spectacle on that day, on'1 enrh, jvns llio victory o? his unblcncliiug ' yp'ril over tlealh itsollV ' '"'""' When he fiist felt the hand of death upon ' h'm, "May my rnrm'es," ho cried, "find peace; tuny tlie libeitics of my country en' ' dure forever." .... When his exhausted system, tinder the ex-' cess of pain, sunk, for a moment,' fiom de- bility, " Do not weep," said he to his adopt- : ed daughter; w my sufferings are loss than ; ihoss of Christ upon the cross;'' for lie, Uv as a dlsciplo of tho ctoss, could have devot ed himself, in sorrow, for mankind. Feel ing his end near, he would see all his family once nibicjatid hesfoko to tlictn,ineby one, in words of tenderness and ullectioiii His two little giiiiifJchildirn vcre iibsc-nt nt Sunday-school. He ripked for them; and as they, ciunr, he prayed for them, and kissed ihcin, and blesstd iliem. Hisservan's were theu admitted: they gathered, some in his loom, uik! some outside of tho douse, cling ing to the windows, that lin y might gnzo and hear. And lhat dying ni:m, thus sur rounded, in a push of feivid iloqucnce, spoke wiih inspiiatiou of God, of the Re deemer, of salvation through (lie atonement, of iiiitnorlalily, of heaven. For he ever thought ih.'.t pure and iindi filed itl gidii was the foundation of private lu ppiiicss, and the bulwuik of iitmblicnn institutions.. Having spoken of imtnortallity in perfect conscious ness of Ins own iippionchiug end, he Undo them all farewell. "Denr children," such were his final words, " dear children, serv ants, and friends, I trust to meet you all in heaven, both white and Muck all, botn while and black." And having bom li s tes timony to immortality, he bowed his nr'ghty' head, and, without a groan, the spirit of tho greatest man of his ago escaped lo the bo som of his God. -.(... IIIS LOFTY COUB.AGE. Up to tho last, he dared d anything that it was right to do. Ho united peisonul courage-and moral courage beyond any. man ot whom history keeps the record. Before the nation, before Ihe world, before coming ages, he stands forth the representative, for his generation, of tho American mind. And the secret of his greatness is this: ' By in tuitive conception, be shared und possessed all the creative ideas of his cnuiitiy and bis time. He expressed them with dauntless intrepidity; he enforced them with an im movable will; he executed ihem with an electric power that attracted and swayed the. American people. : Tho uatioti, in his time, had not one great thought, of which he was not the boldest and clearest expositor. HIS UNCONQUERABLE FIRMNESS. History does not describe the man that equalled him in firmness of iierve. Not danger, not nn army in oatue army, not wound, not wide-spread clamor, not age, not the anguish of disease, could impair iu the least degree tlie vigor of his steadfast mind. The heroes of nutiquiiy would have con templated wiih awe the unmatched hardi hood tf his character j nnd Napoleon, had he possessed his disinterested will, could never have been vanquished. Jackson nev er was vanquished. He was always fortun ate. , He conquered the wilderness; he con quered the savage; he conquered the bravest veterans trained iu the battle-fields of Eu rope; ho con quered everywhere in states manship; and, when death came lo get ihe inasteiy over liiiiij he turned that last enemy aside as tranquility ns he had done tto feeblest of his adversiries, and escaped from earth in iho triumphant consciousness ofim- -' mortality, ' HIS RESTING PLACE. ... . His body has iis fit resting-place' in the great central valley of Ihe Miss'ssippi; his spirit rests upon our whole tenitory; it ho- ' vets over the vales of Oregon, and guards, in advance, the frontier of the Del Norte. The fires of parly spirit are quenched at his grave. ' His fiults and frailties have perished-. Whatever of good ho has dono, lives, and will live fo.ever. 1 . ; HisTonrcAt. Francis first, King of France, and Henry eighth, King of England, being at issue, the latter resolved to send Francis an ambassador .lo say fiery and threatening words. He made the appointment of B sh op Bonnor, in whom he had great confidence. This Bishop said it would be placing his life in too great danger, U- beard a Kingso haughty s Frauds first, "Do uot feur'said ihe King. "If llio King of France should do such a thing, I would cut off the heads of many Frenchmen, here iu my Kingdom." I be lieve yon my Lord ; but which of those heads would fit so well upon these shoulders as this?" touching his own head as he spoke. Contrast. A late writer says, "A Greek would have formed a god to be placed Under the arch of Niagara Falls; an. American ' ii satisfied with erecting a paper'mill above it.'V . . " - " 4 "i . Knowledge. Knowledge in the under standing js truth; in practice it is goodnet.