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Arrival of the Stramnhip Princeton Mrxico l)jinrtf Proposals for J'rarr Important Dtnptilch to (iovmiivrntTiJivgg from the One of the Ti li.vton. The editors of the Baltimore Sun have reeeiv el the following interesting letter from their correspondent onboard the U. S. frigate Cumber land, dated at Point Antonio de Lizardo : Ox Hoard tub tT. S. Frio.tk CriMnfar.ASin, Sept. 0, at Point Antonio de Lizardo. J The despatches brought by the Legare were sent up to Vera Cruz with a ling of truce on the 'J.'ith August, and were immediately forwarded to the City of Mexico. On Friday, the 4th of September, about 5 o' flock, P. M., a Mexican boat bearing a flag of truce, visited the Commodore, and the bearer of despatches presented the answer of his govern ment; lie contents of which are not known posi tively, but it is rumored that the Mexican gov ernment have declined receiving or sending a minister until the Cnited State withdraw all I heir force from the country, both by sea and by I. m l. The bearer of the Mexican despatches w as a young naval lieutenant,-accompanied by ii n English gentleman as interpreter. The Pi iiieetun immediately received orders, and she would have sailed yesterdey, but she was detain ed by a court martial pending on board, the steamship and her officers forming part of the emit. However, it was fortunate, for about C o'elo. k, P. .f. yesterday, another despatch ar rived from the City of Mexico, and the Princeton will no doubt sail to-day. I.ieut If. G. Turviance goes in the Princeton a bearer of despatches to Washington, and she will probably await his return at Pensacola. 1 have no doubt the despatches are of the ut most importance, anil will either put a stop to the war or call for active measures on the part of the naval force at all events. The Potomac sailed last Monday for Tensaco l.i, her crew being very bad with the scurvy. A prize brought in from Hamburg, sailed at the same time for Xew Orleans. The Commodore received a letter a fow days ago from Capt. Carpenter, lute of the Truxton, who writes from Tuspan. I( states that the health of his officios and crew is excellent; that tliey are well treated by the Mexicans, and their pi iv ate property respected. His letter is writ ten subsequent to the destruction of the brig ; so tli it the officers of the Princeton were deceived by the soldiers of the mouth of the river, who mfoimed them that the prisoners had been sent to Tunipico. 1 perceive that the New Oi leans papers Have not spared the squadron, for our abortion, as they all it, at Alvarado ; but the Commodore, I have doubt, has fully justified his conduct to the department. Failures, in times of war, are pro ductive of many little sonbi iquetles that are re membered, and Commodore Alvuiado Conner is ns warmly and indelibly placed upon our list of post captains as if he was thus baptized in all the churches of Christendom. However, should the war be prosecuted, 1 have no doubt he will give us all plenty to do, but nothing will be done un til the return of the Princeton. I think the des pdUhfg will be published in a few days after 1he receipt of this, so you must be on the yut virt. No ii. ore of importance. Yoms, etc P. S The couit maitial on board the St Mary's, convent d for the purpose uf trying a sea man, by the name ot Johnson, for striking the fnvt lieutenant, Mr. T.iyloi, has not made any public decision yet. Mivnn and U.MITT) Statks. Mediation i' I'.iigliiinl. The Cambria brings the iiupor laut intelligence ihut Mr. l'ukt'lihatii, the Bri tish Minister at Washington, has been instruc ted to offer the tin Jiuiion of hia (.overnment, with a view to the hiiiluuieiit of our difficul tiiK wi'.li Mexico. Tins fact was disclosed ii: r.irliuincul by I.oid Fuliiierston on the 'Jit Ii ii.t., in response to inquiries from lud Jlen- liuik. The remarks upon the fubjecl will be lound ill the Ledger this morninp. Kulcrtnm- i.i Iho views our government does of foreign interference in the utlairs of this continent, we scarcely expect that it will favorably entertain the proposition. It bus already expressed its M'.nijjiir peace, mid taken every step it cuii-us-: .- 1 1 1 y can In secure il. Nothing further is left lir it tu do in the way"of peaceful advances. No foreign power could obtain for Mexico more Itivurahli! considera' mo than it has alrea dy received from the Tinted Stales Govern ment. 'I'hi.H is a quarrel winch we did not seek, ..id Ua hum illinnly continue. Il icu.aina with ihe government ol Mexico to say, whether Ui. to shall he peace or vvar. l'oic'gu interle . nee in the matlei' we su-pect will not bo tol caled. I'l.it. !.,!: r. (irs. Kt iiiM i's Ciimmami. The Pi. Iruia e.uhlu an expresse great Folieitude ill refer nee to the s arcily of pmviKioiis for the com in and of lien. Ktaincy. The Uepiibliean says; "In the course o! (he piesent month, another Ki'giincot of 1 1 . 1 1 1 1 1 1 y will te ure u n i .cd, and on titer way, iiuu.herii.p nl least one thousand oe n. And luiln.'io nre to bo added a ihoiisand lie . i, al least, connected will, the train of the army. Should they ever reach Santa Fe, tho c i in 1 1 I will consist, ui round iiiui.hers, of lor- l . i.'iglil bundled men ; and will, ll.e teamstera a el attendant of the camp, il will be swilled i. six thousand. At least thin number wall, at ail events, have to be ulisted, and that subsis tence tnuvt beyond question, le derived from the t'nite.l Statea." The supply on the road (or tlu immense ar my i said lu be entirely loo small, whilst the Indians are commencing lo depredate on th trains ol wagons, which have, beet) dtopatched w ithou't military escort. Owe Ft l. low s --The number I Odd Fellow . . the ntih F-iiifiie lo JUO.OOO --I THE AMERICAN. Saturday, Srdemher, 20, 1846. Dt'iiiocrntlc oiiilmif Ions. coxr. isi.ss, ALLISON WlliTK ASr.Klll:I.Y, SAMUF.L T. DUOWN COM MISSION I'll, WILLIAM FOLLMF.R. Al I'ltOR, KM A N U K L ZIMM F. UMAX. . j . It, Kq.t at hit ttral ;. late and (test tMKer. rornrr ofitil and Vhrntwl Street. I'hUarteltMa, In authnriud la art ug I .trent, aid receipt far all mnnlea due Ihlt' anlce for wbacrlillon ar advert lain f. .llso.ot hit Office lf.O .MiasaH Street, .Mte York. ,1nd S. K. Corner of ttalllmore and Catrert ., Ilaltlmore, Cj" We owe our readers Rn apology for lack of editorial this week. Illness has prevented us devoting much attention to our columns. By an unavoidable accident, we are obli ged to use paper wrucn is loosmau, mi megrea- , ter part of this week's edition. C7" Lost. A Cameo Breastpin, white figure ; .... oi minerva on uarK ground. i ne iimier win ur lewarded by leaving it at this office. Q5 We ask the attention of our readers to a communication in another column, sinned by W. L. Pewart, one of the delegates of the late con vention, in answer to an article which appeared in the last Sunbury Gazette, by Mr. Stephen Wilson, of .Milton- Mr. Wilson, it must be re membered, was not a delegate, nor was he pre sent at the convention, and personally, actually knew nothing or had any thing to do with the proceedings, and yet he undertakes to charge the officers of the convention, and others of the dele gates, with fraud and collusion. Such an impu dent piece of assurance we baldly looked for, e ven from Stephen Wilson, although we were wil ling to give him credit for as much as any other man living. P.ut what is tenfold worse than all is, '.bat the editor of the Ga.ette, after permit tsng Mr. Wilson to make this foul charge against the delegates through his pa;er, lefuses to pub lish the reply of one of the delegates implicated. This refusal of the Gazette, exhibits a degree of servility and subserviency "to the powers that be," that we have seldom seen eipialled. Put the editor of the Gazette, who published the re solutions without one woid of comment, is now "of tiie opinion that they were not passed." Now we were piesent dui ing the whole period, and know that they most positively did pass by a large vote, a fact that can be atlest.il by more than twenty disinterested witnc.--.-s ol bolii par ties. The one term resolution, we admit, was witbdmwn to prevent I'onliis.oii oi ill Icrling. Zy We refer our nadi rs to the letter of Al lison White, F.sq , the democratic nomii.ee lor Congrees, in relation to his views oo the t.. rilf. Colli we heard fiom Mr. White bimelf, upon this oil iiivor t.int subject, we could net consistently extess our opinion nf his nomina tion. Mis letter is however perfectly satisfacto ry. He isopposed to the unequal and unjust la- .;o-..r icie. n.i " .' u ...... .,.1 I Vi .c.w, , ........ " American nlanulai lurers. .Mr n li u mm to be a man of talent and unexceptionable chaiavter, ami as he has been fairly nominated, is entitled j to the support of the Democracy of this county. 1 he democrats of this ilisti u t have a majority of four or five bundled, and if they turn out, can easily elect their member. K7" Ai.usoi Winrt' The Lycoming Caictte speak in flattering t.ums of this peiitleioai., and says that he w ill receive Ihe undivided dem ocratic vote in that county. The div is.uu in that county was the most we had In fear, in the re- ' suit. The Ca.ette says the) can give Mr. While from SOO to liOO ; and if Clinton, as il is said, will j;ive himSoO, there can be no doubt of bis election, il the other counties will but tum out and poll the usual demcciatic vote, C7"We are freqneiilly asked w hat Mr liiown's opinion are oo the Tariff. We understand that a letter haa been sent lo him, requesting his o- pinion upon the subject, and we expect to lay his reply before our readers next week. fTT" Anotiikk FiurtiK in I.i e a Our friend S. F. Ceilings, F.sq , of the Wilkesbarre 1'jrinei . hs received Ihe almost unaiiimnus uomiiialioii for Trothonotary, in I.u.erne county. We are glad to bear it. That Mr. Culling will make an able and efficient ollicer, no one who is ac quainted with his chaiacter ar.d abilities will nretend to oue.tion. C7" Ji ook Ghikk, of the V. S. Supreme Court, holding court this week at Williamsport, was escorted to the Court by the members uf the Itar. F.. Gfssnough, Esq., of this place, delivcie d a congratulatory address, which was well received, and feelingly responded to by Judge Grier. Paics or Gbaix. We are pleased to sec Ihe price of Grain slow ly advancing in market The lailure of the potatoe crop in F.urope has no doubt improved tba grain market. In Philadel phia, Red Wheat is quoted at 103, White Wheat at 108, Corn at "0. In Iialtiinoie, prune White Wheat has been selling at from ) 10 lo 130. We trust these prices may inciease, until wheat is uoith lli m these cities Mr. Foster's Un1iflrntlon His Waste of the Public Money. Tin peculiar friends of Mr. Foster, knowing lbs difficulty of defending the corrupt manner in which tic procured bis nomination, ami bis free trade principles, now advocate his election on the ground of bis qualifications as an F.ngi neft, and the economy of his management of the public works. This we find the burden of the song ol every free trade paper in the Common wealth. Accordingly, wo find in the last Run bury Gazette the following extract : "This cry nf free trade- against Mr. Foster, is an evidence that Ins encmcs can not make charges apninsl him of n potions) clmrnrter. 'I hoy no not say that In? Imss been a poor ( mini Commissioner that ho hns Fipinfidcrod tho mono of the Stntp that our pnb'ic improve. j inr fits hnvn been less productive finer In is in IheConnl llonrd. With these thing they tin i not chnrpe him, and it in fur tho very good rea- Fun that they can not do it " ! Now we regret that we shall be compelled to deprive him of this last prop, in bis fond aspira tinna lor office. It w,,,l known that the raising and the re P'f of the Shamokin dam, near this place, has been in rout, mplntion for several yiais past. Mr I Foster commenced this work about two months i ! ago. and has had some fifty or sixty hands enga- ' : gedon it ever since. The dam is raised by l.ea- i vy sipinre timber. When the work was com- , j menced, srarci-ly a foot of timber was contrac- i ted lor. 1 lie eonseijtience is, (Tor ttie woik is j still progrersirg ) Mr Foster has been compel- ( le,i to ,. wince larmers ami om. rs in tne neignnor- : hood to leave their wck. by eiving an extrava- Kan. pri.eior u.m.er. i nr.-. we unoe.Man.. j thepiieepa.d xvas eight cents per cubic f.t, nin0 t),llt it i,n, inrrrilsr,i , , trvf rrn. Xow ; it is well known to any one acipininted with the nriee eC Innilipr ftiut ttiia tiniti.tr rfiiilit linee . ... . . . , . been delivered here in the sprins, at about four rents per cubic foot, or (or about one half tonne third what it will cost the state. It is no! of- j ten that o.irfarn.ersai.d others of this neighbor- i hood get a share of the spoils, and therefore w e ; congratulate them upon their good lurk. Put j what will the farmers and tax payers nf Penn- i sylvania say to this? Will they think such ; economy and mana2ement a sufficient passport toolhce! I his woik. it is said, will cost ten; thousand dollars by the time it is completed. If ! this is not "squandering the money of the State" with a vengeance, we should like to know bow ; it can be done better. This is but one item. At the Nanliroke d.un we hear of similar com- i plaints of extravagance, as will be seen by uu- ; . .I - : mner iim.it m ...r. .-n...n, u.c .a.e s.iperv.sor. , ami wc presume it is the same throughout the i 1 . - - - :. : . i t I State. CT7" A writer in the last Sunbury Gazette, ! who signs himself "Northumberland," in singing the praises of Mr. Foster censures ns kt our 0 position, and says : "They cba roe him with beinp a free trade man, when, il they know anyilunp about his sentiments on the tariff, they know him In be a warm advocate of the protective; tariff system, and misrepresent lum willully." The writer must be a tfirrii-horn, or be would not suppose the simple asseitiou of an individual under an assumed name would induce people of common sense to lielieve Mr. Fo'ter in favor of ' a protective tariff system." T he evidences of hi- lice trade principles has so thickened around him, that the charge will stick to bini like the poisoned shirt of Ne-us. Net honorable man. who has any knowledge of Mr. poster's ta.ifl' opinions, will dare to sav that he is in favor of a piot. ctive tariff lie has expiesscl hi opinions loo freely, to have ih.-iii snratheied (or the pie sent. fr?- We have already shown that Mr. Foster, on account ol the conupl b.nuaiu and sale by which be secured h.s nomination - by keeping I hack bis appointments, ... we as by his oft ie- pealed d.-vl.u at ions in favor ol lice tiade, i hich wean- iea.lv to establish by piool, when.sei Mr Foster shall authorise anyone lu deny ttio cIki. ge.V is not woilhyoftbe sulTrsse nf 1 he de mociHcy of I'eiinsj lvnnia. All these sins of J Cnuvi'Mi .iiii omission and commission bis peculiar friends! Mn. Foi imi I requested Mr. Voungman to think are insufl'ici. nl, and vainly imagine tlit i publifh the followint notice of Mr. Wil.nn s bis qualifications asai. Fncinei r should rovei all j .omtininiiat ion which appeared ill the last Sun their defects. IVca.c-eMr J est, r is a go... F.n ( bury tJa.ette, and he has declined to do it Will tineer, tbousb not brttei tlan many others, it j ..ou , n,e t. fav)r to insert it in your columns, does not follow that he is a good Canal Commis sioner I p?" Tuk Qi mihs. Shall a Canal Comm.s ! sinner be pel milted to nominate himself by olli i t.u, pahonaje, and re-elect hiunelf by S'piunder- 1 ;M( public moneys I.et every Tax-payer i jiondnr the question, and decide lor himself at j the Full ! I j,-. 1f. j AW T,e luw for the election of ('ulld (',m,ssioner never contemplated Ihe re election of that officer. This was undersood to be its spilit and ii 'tent ion, and Ju.nes Cla.k and j cretaiies of the convention, whose characters for Jesse Miller, who, w illi Win II. Foster, were j veracity aie certainly quite as good a Mr. W.I fust elected under the law, never, theiefore, j sou's ; and if it w ere neoesary it would be af thought of a re election. For w hat sinister pur- fumed by many respectable c.ti.ei.s w ho were pose does Mr. Foster desne lo force his conlinu- i present during the proceedings of the convention, i anee in olliee? U it to waste the people's mo- I Stephen Wilson was not a delegate, nor was he j ney on political friends, or use it in securing bis in Sunbury on the day the convention met Why I ow" el'"'""? These uie the evils which Ihe ! Iaw "iteu.led to prevent IU rks Cot'xi v Coxvkntion. Two ballotings weie had for a candidate for Congress. On the fust ballot, the vote stood as follows: For William Stronc. 5.1 Henry W. Smith, lion. John U.tler, 65 20 After the first ballot, Mr. Kitter's name was withdrawn, and on second ballot Mr. Strong re ceived the nomination, the vote being For William Strong, . . C.I II. W. Smith, .... CI Onions or Si'STessiox have been leceived at Newark relative to the f.uther building of go vernment wagons About 10 have been sent from that plaf For the American. Mr. LniTon I was present a few days since, at a conversation between a farmer of Augusta and a ub-o(I1oer on the canal. As there was a great deal of truth spoken in a homely way, 1 have wiit'en down the conversation, and hope you will publish it. Of course I have not given the real names of the parties. A Tax I'.vvnt. A Tulk for tlic rcoplr, (lr Who rnys for Hip ! Wliisllc William. Well. CirnroP. bniv ia Wm. tl Foster going to run alxiut here, for Canal Com mis'sioner (Ji-orfo. lie will pet very few Votes berp I linvi; innilP np my iiiinil to vote tor Cower. i W.-W hy, I Ibirti.'bt you wrrp a drmirrnt. C So I rim. and was while Fostor was net- , inp with the Fodernl party, and throwm? tip his j capand rejoicinp at Whip triumphs, otid I never turned democrat lor the nake of ..flice. j W. lint Mr. Foster was fairly nominated, I anil every democrat is bound to vote for him. j U. eit, IIC W IIP llOl IU If ly OOlll lllllll'll , IHIl IM." I ' . I . . I .. . 1 . . . I . I ' pot the nomination by bribing the drlrpntrs or their frietils with offices on the ranet. W IV did lie not make the appointments at (he .isual i tune, in January, and not hold them back until , tl,er ie WM nominated, and whtn the canals b,uld hnvo been in order ! The only ili lejjn'e ,,, , j Di rks that voted for him, whs promised ,,r fr0 ..f collector nt Middlet.nvn. and be ot j( . . n,,n,jn twrnty ,irr i.tnnees w,r(, rjlirr ,,, ,t0.-fr I or their friends were i,,,,,,, , IlflIr,1(l C cnml fr ,icir votoB , on,hp.,, nf Mn trU (-(nv,,tl, ;. ... ... fc. , , . ,.,, there is nn Iiarm in a man getting himself re-e-'ected if ho can. (!. It has not nhvnya been done, and if it I has. tlint don't make it irght. Tho law to elect !.! liv ; -i.- . . y a"nl i ominisMonrr was p1sM. ,o proven, ,,,is vrr' ,!,in?- ,( wn8 fini(l- "'"t the Caivil Ciinunthsioners used their pitronape and the P' 'J,''' nmney to re-elect tlic C.iViTiitir. unit 1 'ben the Governor in return kept them in olliee, and this luw was to prevent this from beiii' , none. ; . Oh! but Mr. I oster is nn honest man. i It. I djiii know i.iueli about l.:s honesiy. . but I have not a very high opinion ol a man "Mn . u ln KiKd n ii.iininnlinii u ills .iVi-i-u iri trio r nol. Ilo will very likely use the people's mo- j ney to elect him. And I know that Foster is petting every man lie enn tu work on the canal, . ., lillL. , ... . There nre . . , ., ten tuiic n.Hi.y at work now i.a tlicro wuh r i last fall, and there was just ns much tu do then. lint we tax-payers liave In stand it, and so it : u-ill alwavii I.... k bmit as a Cimul Citmmisisiim. - ' " iine i.ttii v. ongresiiionai wintrier, on J unit the i , , , , , . . rr wants to be re-t li cted . . . - , . . , . le.Ije of the Canal ( o:iinisioneri ari l their his er wants ui oc re i licit u. candidate this day nominated be pledped to vote , ,, , , i. tr i ..iiiii... i torv, comes ilown agreeably to hi sfatemei.t to If n.anv i eoirnrhts tniknl like vo l. I r i - ... n r i ' (Set.rpe, Power would be elected. (. .Voii will find a preat many of my demo ciatic neighbor talk just as i do. Our opinion is that if there was one Whip in the lt iard of Cnnnl Commissi, nrrs, there would not be so tunny profitable jobs nod high prices given to influential democrats; lor lite Whip wn.ld publish it, and it would injure the parly. There fore the !Hip!e would save money ly il , and it is time the people should take care of them selves, for they are pround to the dust with t sMi lion. We have one Whip in.-pi ctor at our election, and every th.op is done fairly ; am! so it would be if we bnd a Whip in Ihe Cana' Hoard. I am as pood a democrat as there is in i ihe county, but 1 ihinli it mv interest, and the i iu'eret-t of every ilcuiocrnl. lu prevent a Canal i Commissioner from Iryinp to ehrt himself w im , our money. "Il is paying too much for the j whistle," In blow in honor of democrat ic vielo. j ries; and if in my power, it shan't Im- paid for j ,,; ,, n,y p,-k. I njjnin. If Foster is beat, n j .1W tats. one will tiy It hi nulter ; and it is , time it flttull lie otonisr-il. and by that means allow Ihe truth to appear be fore the public. Yours, W. I. Dr.WAKT. Mn. Yoim.man - Stephen Wilson, in his cone loiinication published in )ot.r papei of last week, i and dated Milton, Sept l.'lh, 1 v 1 1"., has utleieila i most unmit'gnteil fihilmoil . The resolution riomiiiatiiii! the Hon. Simon Cauieioii as the next I Democratic candidate lor Governor, was passed by the late lie. no. ratio County Convention with : but iyi disseiiliug voices. This fact has already I been publicly attested by the 1'ic.nileiit and he- ; then ha he thus volunteered publicly to utter falsehood? If there was any thing wrong, why nol let the delegates themselves correct it ? Who j has hired him to accuse respectable men of fraud and falsehood ? Is he tn be rewarded by an of- 1 fice a thing he never could obtuiu by the free suffrages of the people of this county ? Or is he ambitious of gaining s little notoriety by a kind ot vrtty larceny, by filching from one of nature's 1 nnl.lam.n tV, Vi ii n r aemrrlnH tn film Kv pt. j - e - ful democracy ? Or perhaps he thinks that the mantle of certain General has fallen upon him, and he has chosen to exercise through your co lumns, the ideal office of Commander in Chief of the Democracy of this county. Whether be was prompted by all or either of these considerations, his conduit will excite only ridicule and ron ton pi hue, wheie he n known and justly aprre- tiated. - Hut abroad his officious and prevarica- ! ting rommimw.tion may lead to a wrong im- j predion of the view, of l(ie Democracy of this county. And this is th. only reason that has in- , iiiirssil mm f.t if I... i ... ,t, i.Tirv chip n? nil rnnvot. sar.t with their sentiments, knows very well that no pnbl ic man stands higher in the estimation of the Democracy ol the comity than Gen. Came ron ; and the convention, in nominating him as the candidate of the paity, fur the office of Go vernor, truly represented their wishes. And if "YK H- X o. expressing Wie.r opinion at the ballot box, they will prove that '. they inteiidod no empty compliment, but were in earnest. j I .n. u:-nii iiii iism-i u'u several oiiiei limits, i Mi1..iipr -n,,. r,..,.i, .. i.:..i. i.. 1 has embodied in his communication were preen- ! ted to the convent ion in his hand v. i iting, ' and I suppose he is the author of them. The de- ! lepates, however, were not in the least dismayed ' at these veiy clever productions of Stephen's brain, but promptly disposed of them as 1hey bad annually disposed of many others from the ! . r & 1... I n . V. . . .... . I . I I r . j-. wui r-, ,,y , y ii; , uriii if,, ffir muif3,, vs tier this unceremonious treatment, bis vanity in pa rading them in the public print might to be par """''"i was the only oflcnee he had rom",i,,' . 'I"1"'1' "fallows freed ; 'V "'y fon8'nV" I.CouW r"'n'" "" rage ii pin truth to go before the public abroad w ithout rontradirl inn. In conclusion, I have only to s'at that rnv colleague, S I). Jordan, Fs , is ulwei t.or he l . :. t . i i . i . . , ,,ov mono, w ti uoui doiioi. nae coiiciirreu m Tiiea- WILLIAM I. . .;r. One of the '..-legates fron. S'u.bury. Sunbury, Sept. TJA, IS jr,. I si iokt . . r t on it i: it) i:- tr. While' views on Hie 'I'm I IT .gi.ekilm.. Mimv S-pt in, i -io. Ai.t.rxo' White. F-q : Sir : The under, sipind have th pleasure ti infirm you, tint the Democratic Conferees of the l!!'h Cu'ire?- sional District, win) met at Muney, Lyconrnir cnirity, liave pinccil yon in nomiivitioii ns the Democratic, candidate of said district fur a seat ln t. National House of Rpjirp. erila'ives. In tenderinp you the nomination, t!,e undt-r.-ipn.-.l have been instructed to eoii.....mic:.tn t.. von : tl8 nrcompM.yinj resolution, which was unaui- )U(,iv Hsed bv tho Conferees. mously passed by the Conferees. Respect lully, Vour fi'llow.citiz"ns, C. W. I1F.GINS, II. I. DIKI'FKNP.ACIl. Secretaries ot the Cunfcrcisce. I ki;soi.tion: llcmlvcd. That Ihe Tariff ot" Isvlft does not ,,,, . 1 1 ti tho nnnrrthnf inn .if ihp flpm.u...,. r ! ...... . .'. ' . ' ! lor such a moumcni.oii oi iiic eaii.t- owiu ui- ford adequate protection t. home industry and domestic manufacture. j I4M-K lUvrs, Sept. 10, !? IC) (irntlftitm : I thii day received your note informinp me that Ihe Democratic Congres sional Conference, w hich assembled at Muney on the Oil. instant, had so far confided in me as I., give me Ihe nomination of the VhU l. strict, accompanied with a resolution passed ly Ihut body upon the subject of the Tariff. Their silence tixm all other subjects, I regard as eviderce of their confidence in my Demo cratic creed, and will therefore say nothmp up- ' on Ihe other preat leading doctrines of the De- ' mocrutic parly. IVrn.it me to say, a!t!.ouo, Clinton county had solicited my nomination, d- , cot.MimmHtion was somewhat unexpected to '; ""'I having thus been placed before the I people, I coisniveit it a privilege due myself lo publish, nnd a right due the public to know, my views upon that rill-important question, winch i has apit.ited l!.e pubi c min 1 and Ihe nntioral ' councils, since the foruintion nf our government , down to the presort tune, nnd has been set; forth in your resolution as embodying the sen tiui.nts of tin' party in this district. I In consenting tn lieeome the candidate of lie pir'y, I of course endorse the resolut ion prss'.i hy your body, end would fe. I myself In nnd, if elected, to.lo all in my power to carry it iitu ellect. I dn it the moie willingly, because it is ui unison w ith my own private views on (:it question. The interests of the nation bavejei l iinly been overlooked, in overlooking lie in Icrerts ol lVnnsylvai.it), in Ihe pasa.ge o: the Til rill net ol 1-l'i; and il is the duly of .Very l'enusyivnninn who has pri.lc in her pr. t r ly, to u-o every hoimrablo effort in his pour to procure modification of the same, l'nnsyl vania, and especially this ditrict, is iiieclly interested in the manufacturing uf lu and mining of Coal her muuntuins abeun mg in mineral ot the richest quality, seudinp f-rilt un tailiup streauis allor.ling ihe best powir and means for converting tho same into veallh, yielding a handsome rivcnue tn our idernal improveuienls, furnishing a home marlet for our ccarser grains, giving employment '.o ihe a a( s.rer, and securing all the other hlesiij at tending a prosperous community. I'nles en couragement is given by the government this wealth will necessarily be imbedded i, the I mountains a loss to the community in fhich it is located--a loss to the Common weali', and a loss to the nation. j The doctrine ot incidental protection was early recognised and practised by the vetrans ' and fathers in democracy, and certain' no i change, so great, in "pJitical economy" h, as 1 yet, luken place, us to justify a departure xm, ; or abandonment of that wholesome policy. Tho i propriety of protecting Coal and Iron, wsss pe- . cially recominended by Freaident J( kt(), be- cause they were necessary as a means i na tional detencc. His views, upon all oihesub jeets, are regarded by tho Democracy nl the I '. nion as orthodox, and Icon conceive no god ren,0 w,y t.y ,ould nol ut, rcrpjvr.,j nst ,,,, nn ,ljg ,,p8li(in nnl bo incorporated into a law. 1 a Hording adequate protection. Tho inanuliic Inrer or n.inrr eliotild not expect to amass larg.; fortunes) suddenly at the expenso of nthej inte res!?, but should have iich reasonable onc.ai tapement an would enable him to roali.o, hy ordinary ciro am! management, a lair percent age on his business and cspi'nl; if ho obtain Ml"rp' 'lis l"'"les will bo installs" and fluctiia- ' l'i''laenny, ai livinir prolif, is more ilPMrable, tin tt a high tariff vit, 1 (,e llllu:r. ' u " ".iniiiiy n. It i a l.iet ell tnn.i,.ii,.,..i.j. rouuty, tlnil diirin,' the campnii;.) of IMI, , wns the warm advocate of the tariff nf ' I , sils- tained it not only by my acts but ,y IM. "J,,;,.,, ami did fo because I honestly believed the i'i to.' rests ol the Commonwe.ltl, reipiired us eontmu! nnce. This was ;he view cenrnpy taken hy the Democracy of Pennsylvania up,, n that lines- ien, ami nence, wnen Hie delegation from tins State in the late scstian of ('onfrress rntnr t., net and vote upon the rfpenl of the acj n!"!'.', they were found ens' ninmi; the views ot th,.; constituents anil the inteie.' ot the S:,',- t!,r., represent. Against 1'ie utited e.irt (Imtli r sod Demr.crat) of the lVtnsylvaiiia il. leent: ,tl ' 'hit act was repealed, am tho not of'l snh-ti- tu'pil in its pltee. I In vp no hesita Ti'V in Hy in?, that tiie litter tar ill will b will.nrin't ti de r,.eri'Kt nl ; sylvania. The act of 'l'Ji- nbjeCtioivib'e in sou..; of its cVMi!, h it ns a whole was urn.-!. ;' better for the interests of Piniisylvauia than the I net of "'Wi I iheretnr" p'ivl;e niyself, it ph.ct. 1 e l, tn vote fnr such a modifitatiim ot the net i "SO "as will nfTrd adequate irnteeti n. i,j itidus'ry and ibum'stie inmutaettrs." ' lle-peiM'il'y Vinir, ai.j.;so wi... Measrs, IIet;i.4 r'.es, cVc. and D.i -.'K.-iifnc'i, Secrett- Fr"m tii Wilkejbune rainier. Th" fi.'ilowii.g b-tter ha le-n h.uided us t'. p blicatioo by Mr. T. Smith, it repiy to a ' ii-miratton from the (!e, k ot t ... ( o ! tMr. Mitchell,, in our issi 'O.j. I ! To in. i'lnon of tiif F.u:vi:r. D'nr Sir I nntice in yon pap. muniration from D Mitch' 1 the Canal Commiss'inner, in which Ii" a" r.y to a rep'y to mv letter to them. 1 am not !; to find ney fault with Mr. Mitch- II. It i n.i ' tal enoii;h that he should en leavir to ic, l.ea the Commissioners from any epour tii.it 1 ..li.rl.f 1... i tl.nir r- e -.,,1 l'..r . , i. i ...r " 1 - " ' 1 L'rirt.i- ilninfl .1...,,, mm 1 ..riii. tti Ln.iiv. ' know doina th 111 oo 1 service , ... , . , 'lie .'ill til . UIISI This I suppose is a pu'.l'e of a month. On the 11th of July the Connns sioners were at Wilkesbarre, and on the l .'i'i and 11th I was with them aloni; the line of tt. canal, and after makins particular inquiry of M r Foster, and informed by him what he th mi a ! would he Mr. Mallet's only busiiics at the Yin liceke dam, which was. that he wot. hi b..v. charge (in capacity (' engii. r1 ot pet; i.e in t',. woik, that I would be obl.ee ! to ei.ter into all contracts foi inate.i.iU an. I receive .md di.buts'. all monies If Mr Foster had tl.en tol l m-. what he iiiulo.ibtedly knew, viz ; that Math ; wns or Would be authorised to ir.ake c.nitiart ml leceive and disburse all monies lor the win!, .it the dam, I was then prepared to say to him that ' 1 could not am! would not hold the pla. e ol v.- pervisor on" moment. That he anticipated that fact I have no doubt A little iuu.'n.ii.'.is ti auk n. ss on his pai t would have .ivcd (oi.sidei.it. lis trouble. Mr. Mitchell say- the Canal (uoi:.s sioners are still aberl at the date of hi-, coi.m.iii nication. list August. In his closing re naiks he says, that in pursuance of a re.'omin. n latum of the Canal Coinmiioneis in their annual ie pint "the letjisl.i'ur-1 irnl. a sp'cilic appr.qui.i lion for this woik." Tins is true iMini.e!,. ,m it is just as true tlut Mr. Malb t was cniiel-r -d, by those acquainted with bun and the facts, as very closely identified with that appiopr iat .oil and ultimate expenditure. Imlee,! I hacrtus own statement f-ih.illy,th.it l.etried to muke it larcer but could not succeed. To that pait nf his b-tter which refers to repairs formerly made at the Nanticoke dam, ' that it took the joint ef forts of contractors, engineers, ami a mechanical snpet ii.tendent," I must say that the Wnrk presents no very strung evidence of the ability of those employed, and that such ev -r.ee el Ihe waste fn1 expenditure of m .ney upon tins d.un an I other similar woik in lhi mughboi lino. I, is cer tainly no argument in favor of its continniMic v and lus somehow induced the legislature tu di rect a different method of proceeding; hii I it does seem to me that our immense public debt and almost insolvency as a commonw -alth, with the l.irt that our taxes are near', or q-.ile beyond euduraiire, has proved to ihe pe.q.'e tho necessity of economy in the xpen liture oi their money. Tut to close, I have only to say that those persons who n-ked for a change of !-e su pei visoiship of ii'.e N. I. Division, expect. ! the Cominissioi.ers cither would orwou'd not i.-,.uyc Mr. Mj'fi't. It seems they were mistaken. tiio. smu :i Wll KKSSAHRI , Pth Sept. 1SH!. HEAK Till". HiriD. I heard a little pretty bird, Four fiom its tuneful throat Such rich, sweet strains, all nature hushed, To catch that gleeseuie note And still carrolling as he ilew, Far o'er the distant hills, I caught the burden of his song '1'vvas 'TaY Voir eiUNrt.B's inrs" : Mi. iih.a Ck.muai. Kailkoap The whole a - mount of slock has been taken C, 000, uiu by - the purchascis of the road.