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JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICAN Slilford, Pa. July i E40. Terms, $2,00 in advance; $2.25, naif yearly ; and $2,50 if not paid befoic the end of the year. ' ' CAI?DIIATJE: OF THE PEOPJLE. TOR PJIESIDENT : Gen. William Henry Harrison, OF OHIO. FOR VICE PRESIDENT: JTolm Tyler, OF VIRGINIA. ELECTORAL TICKET. SENATORIAL. JgIih A. SSiulze, ofLycoming Joseph Itituer, of Cumberland) DISTRICTS. 1 Levis Passmorc, 12 John Dickson, 2 CadwalladerEvans, 13 John M'Kechaiij Charles Waters, 14 John Reed 3 Jbna. Gillingham, 15 Nathan Beach, 4 Amos Ellmaker, 16 Ner Middles warth, John K. Zeilin, 17 George Walker. A. R. M'lllvaine, 18 Bernard Connellyjr 5 Robert Stinson, 19 Gen. Joseph M arkle 6 William S. Hendne 20 Justice G. Fordyce, 7 J. Jenkins Ross, 21 Joseph Henderson, 8 Peter Filbert, 22 Harmer Dennev, 9 William Adams, 10 John Harper, 11 Wm. M'Elwaine, 23 Joseph Bufiington, 24 James Montgomery 25 John Dick. Col. Johnson said (in Congress) "Who is General Harrison? The son of one of the signers of the Declaration of Indepencence ; who spent the greater part of his large fortune in redeeming the pledge he then gave, of his 'fortune, life and sacred honor,' to secure the liberties of his country. Of the career of General Harrison I need not speak ; the history of the West is his his tory. For forty years he has been identified with its interests, its perils and its. hopes. Universal ly beloved in the walks of peace, and distinguish ed by his ability in the councils of his country, he has been yet more illustriously distinguished in the field. During the late war, he was longer in active service than any other general officer ; he was, perhaps, oftener in action than any one of them, and never sustained a defeat.'''' The loco focos detected and exposed in all their false and infamous charges against the People's Candidate, Willian H. Harrison, whssc reputation as a statesman and a soldier, is but rendered more conspicuous by the assaults of his enemies ; de feated m all their attempts to excite any other feel ing than that of gratitude and respect for the man who has fought in defence of his country, and re tired from public life without a blot or bldmish upon his fair fame ; have now settled down upon the stale cry of Federalist. They now charge him and his supporters with being Federalists and Brit ish Whigs, and think thereby to induce the people to support the corrupt administration of Martin Van Buren. Fellow citizens, are you to be caught by shallow artifice like this? Will you, can ytiu believe, that William Henry Harrison, who when a boy entered the army under General Wayne, and fought by his .side. who' -enjoyed the confi dence and esteem of Washington, Jefferson and Madison who during the last war, in the language of Richard M. Johnson, " was longer in active ser vice than any other general oflicerj and was per haps oftener in action than any one of them, and never sustained a defeat" who was the only Gen eral during the late war, to whom a British army surrendered will you, can you believe that such a man is a Federalist and a British Whig! 'Tis true that at the battie of the Thames he made the Brit ish General Proctor flee to save his wig, and' caus ed no doubt a great scratching of the wig's of the British Cabinet when the news of Proctor's defeat reached their ears. This charge is as unfounded as the rest with which the loco foco papers have been filled, and only shews the desperation of the party in their dying struggles. But to shew the hypocrisy of the party at whose head are such noted federalists as Henry Hubbard, Garret D. Wall, James Buchanan and Ruel Wil liams, we refer our readers to the following ex tract from the Democratic Review published at Washington City, high in the estimation of the lo co foco party and the confidential organ of Van Duron. Head it and see how stout old federal ism'' is estimated by tne President and his party. Here is the article copied from the 134th page of the February number. " We are however proud to confess a high respect for that stout old federatisniof the Hamil Ionian era of whch Judge Sedgewick offered one of the finest specimens, it was an honest faith a patriotic, true heartod and high minded one and very natural to the political and so ciul circumstances cf the times. And so far arc we from participating in the senseless bias of prejudice against any present member of the democratic parly for an honest attachment at a long by- gone day to that antique " Federal if in" which can refer for its justification to the name of Washington, that on the contrary, such a change of opinions being in the direc tion of, and not in opposition to the progress of the times, the development of principles and, the evidence of experience, we look upon that circumstance, provided it be united by any apparent-motive o interest or ambition, rather as s presumptive evidence of true integrity, man liness and patriotism ; and of such a sound ba sis of reflection and patriotism and enlightened conviction as affords the safest ground for po- nucai cannuenco at tne present day. From the Madisonian. Wages of tabor. A friend has handed us the following statis tics of labor, &c, in the Kingdom of Bavaria, belonging to the German Confederation. It was furnished him at his request, by a highly intelligent Bavarian gentleman, who Has taken up 1ns residence m this country. It will he perceived that-.the wages of labor in Bavaria, are quite as high as in other parts of Europe, to which Mr. Van Buren refers the two Houses of Congress as examples of the blessings which flow from a hard money Sub-Treasury system. We can now see and understand what Mr. Buchanan and his political friends mean, by "bringing doion wages and prices, by means of the Sub-Treasury system, to a level with the pri ces of the world;" by which our country is to be "covered with blessings." We think the farmers, mechanics and laborers of every class in this country, will not covet such "blessings." It is not to be wondered at that the indignation of the producing classes, throughout the Union, has been excited to a high degree, by this atro cious project of reducing them to the condition of the laboring classes of monarchial Europe, by means of the anti-State bank, anti-credit, hard money, Sub-Treasury Government Bank scheme of Mr. Van Buren. KINGDOM OF BAVARIA, GERMANY. Wages of common laborers. Men from 1 6 to 24 dollars, women from 8 tojJO dollars per an num and found, except clothing. Their food consists generally of bread and vegetables; meat is given only on holidays. Wages of day laborers. Men from 8 to 12 cents per day ; women 8 cents. In the har vest season, men receive from 18 to 20 cents per day; women from 12 to IS cents. The day laboreis find themselves. Wages of mechanics. Carpenters, 25 cents a day; bricklayers, 10 to 25 cents, and find themselves. Farmers, farm servants, labourers 'and the ountry mechanics, dress in their national cos tume, which never undergoes change of fash- . mm . ion. livery article ol clothing is made of du rable material as wool, flax or hemp. Silk and cotton are seldom used. Their clothing lasts for a long time. It is not uncommon to see dresses worn which have been worn by, and handed down from their ancestors, Their shoes have good inch soles filled with nails, which last for a year or two. They seldom al low themselves to wear shoes in the summer. Their furniture is very cheap and plain. Their crockery consists of the common potter's brown ware ; their plates are wood ; spoons iron, &c. The common people can seldom afford to use any thing of foreign growth ; but confine them selves to their own productions. Coffee, tea, and sugar, are little known to the laboring clas ses. The rich nobility, and the office-holders indulge in luxuries. In Bavaria, where the banking and credit system is discountenanced and kept down, by the wealthy capitalists, the man who is born poor, always remains poor, while the rich cap italist takes all the profits of his labor. Bavaria has a specie currency. The largest silver coin is nearly equivalent to the American dollar. The next larger is the gulden, which is divided into half, quarter, eighth, &c. as far as the 60th pait, which is called the kreutzer, the smallest silver coin. The largest copper coin is equivalent to 2-3ds of an American cent. The smallest is a hollar, the 480th part of a gulden. t The lawful interest of money is 5 per cent.; 4 per cent is the general rate of interest ; but their are institutions which loan their capital for 3, and even two per cent per annum. The profits of business generally correspond with the low rates of interest. From the Otsego Republican. Overwhelming Whig " Turn Out " From Seven to Ten Thousand Freemen at a "Log Cabin Raising." We have only time to say, in this paper, that the notice of a Log Cabin raising at Cherry Valley, on Friday, drew to gether at that place, from SEVEN TO TEN THOUSAND Freemen ! It was the largest political gathering, we believe, ever known in this state. Nothing could exceed the enthusi asm and good feeling which pervaded the vast multitude! An account of the glorious pagoant will be given in our next, JJj3 Qov. Hill, of New Hampshire, has been appointed Jj3 President of the Me chanic's bank at Concord! ! I ! Well to be consistent in our attacks on all Banks as foul monopolies, wo had better except the Presi dencies, Cashiers, &c. What says Col. Ming, & Go. to this proposition I : A CAXUiWY REFUTE. Selling White 3Ien for efet This infamous charge against Geueral Har itisoN, which has again and again been shown to be destitute of a particle of truth, is still we hear repeated by some of the unscrupulous demagogues in the service of the Administra tion. AVeonce. again, at some inconvenience republish a letter written by General Harrison himself in 1821, when the charge was first made and nailing the falsehood to the counter. To any man who shall hereafter repeat this calumny, we beg to. say to him, as the Louis ville Journal does : "Imagine us at your el- j i -.. . uuw, mm wmspering m your ear, wiat you said is false and you know it to be false?" Richmond Whiff. To the Cincinnati Advertiser ': Sir : In your paper of the 15th inst., 1 ob serve a most violent attack upon eleven other members of the late Senate and myself, for a supposed vote given at the last session for the passage of a law to " sell debtors in certain ca ses" If such had been our conduct, I acknow ledge that we should not only deserve the cen sure which the writer has bestowed upon us, but the execration of every honest man in so ciety. An act of that kind is not only opposed to the principles of justice and humanity, but would be a palpable violation of the constitu tion of the State, which every legislator is sworn to support ; and sanctioned by a house of representatives and twelve senators, it would indicate a state of depravity which would fill every patriotic bosom with the most alarming anticipations. But tho fact is, that no such proposition was ever made in the legislature or even thought of. The act to which the writer alludes, has no more relation to the collection of ' debts,' than it has to the discovery of lon gitude. It was an act for the punishment of oitences against tne btate, and that part of it which has deeply wounded your correspondent was passed by the House of representatives, and voted for by twelve senators, under the im pression that it was the most mild and humane mode of dealing with the offenders for whose case it was intended. It was adopted by the house of representatives as a part of thegen- r.i i i i i crai system oi tne criminal law, wnicii was then undergoing a complete revision and a mendment ; the necessity of this is evinced in the following facts : For several years past it had become apparent that the Penitentiary system was becomingmore & more burdensome every session ; a large appropriation was call ed to meet the excess of expenditure, above the receipts of the establishment. In the com mencement' of the session of 1820, the deficit amounted to near twenty thousand dollars. This growifag cvif 'required the immediate interposition of some vigorous legislative mea sures ; two were recommended as being likely to produce the effect ; first placing the institu tion under better management ; and secondly, lessening the number of convicts sent there for short periods and whose labor of course was found to be most unproductive. In pursuance of the latter principles, thefts to the amount of fifty dollars, and upwards, were subjected to punishment in' the Penitentiary, instead of ten dollars, which) was the former minimum sum ; this was easily done. But the great difficulty remained to determine what should bathe punishment of those numerous larcenies below the sum of fifty dollars. By some whip ping was proposed : by others punishment by hard labor in the county jailj and by others it was thought best to make them work on the highways. To all these there appeared insu perable objectiors: fine and imprisonment was adopted by the house of representatives as the only alternative ; and as it was well known that these vexatious pilferings were generally perpetrated by the more worthless vagabonds in society, it was added that when they could not pay fines and costs, which are always part of the sentence and punishment, their services should be sold out to any person who would pay their fines and costs for them. This was the clause that was passed, as I believe, by a unanimous vote of the House, and stricken out in the Senate, in opposition to the twelve who have been denounced. A little further trouble in examining the journals, would have shown your correspondent that this was considered as a substitute for whipping, which was lost by a single vote in the Senate, and in the Honse by a small majority after being once passed. I think, Mr Editor Ihave said enough to show that this obnoxious law would not have applied, to " unfortunate debtors of sixty four years," but infamous offenders who depredated upon the property of their fellow-citizens, and who, by the Constitution of the State, as well as the principle of existing laws, were subjected to involuntary servitude. I must confess, I had no very sanguine expectations of a beneficial effect from this measure as it would apply to convicts' who had attained the age of matrimo ny ; but I had supposed that a Avoman or a youth who, convicted of an offence, remains in jail for the payment of. the fine and costs im posed might with great advantages be transfer red to the residence of some decent urtuous private family, whose precept and example would gently lead them back . to the paths of rectitude. I would appealj.to the candor of your cor respondent to say whether, if there were an in dividual confined under the circumstances I have mentioned, he would not gladly see him transferred from the filthy enclosuro of a jail, and still more filthy inhabitants to the comfort able mansions of some virtuous citizens, whose admonitions would check his viciouslpropensi lies, and Av.hose authority over him would be no more than is exercised over thousands of apprentices in this country anJ those bound servants which are tolerated in, ours as well as in every state in the Union. Far from advoca ting the abominable principles attributed to me by your correspondent, I think that imprison ment for debt, under any circumstances but that where fraud isallcdged, is at war with the best principles of our Constitution, and ought to be abolished. . . . . - WM. H. HARRISON, North Bend, Dec. 21, 1721. VAN BQREN'S RESPECT FOR THE PEOPLE. Our readers v(d recollect that a certain Capt. Marryatt,a. hightfanedEnglisharistocratand au thor of several works purporting to be. novels visited this country a few years since, and on his return to England publishod a work grossly libelling and carricaturing the manners and customs of our countrymen, from many of whom he had recevived attentions which neither his character nor talents entitled him. Van Bu ren, however, found favor in the eyes of this sprig of aristocracy, and is accordingly kindly remembered in the same pages which abound ed in the abuse of his fellow citizens. The Captain says : " Mr. Van Buren is a very gentlemanlike intelligent man ; very proud- of talking over his visit to England and the English with whom he was acquainted. It is remarkable that although at, the head of the Democratic paptv Van Buren has taken a step striking at the very roots of incir uuasiea equality, and one on winch Uen. Jackson did not venture namely, he has pre vented the mobocracy (democracy) from intru ding themselves at his levees. The -police arc stationed at the door, to pre ent the intrusion of any improper person, a low years ago, a fel low would drive his cart or hackney Iroach up to the door walk into the saloon in-all his dirt, and force his way to the President, that he might shake him by the one handj whilst he flourished his whip in the other. The revolt ing scenes which took place when refreshments were handed round, the injury done to the fur niture and the disgust of the Ladies, may well be imagined. Mr. Van Buren deserves sreat credit for this step for it was a bold one , but I must not praise him too much or he may lose his next election." "We agree with the Captain that it was " a bold step" in Van Buren to place the police at the doo'r for the purpose of admitting such as they may consider " proper persons," and re jecting others of a less polished appearance. That was not democracy in the days of Jef ferson. '-Whether such " bold steps" such in novations upon all former practice as have dis tinguished Van Buren's Administration will be tolerated by the people remains to be decided, we incline to tho opinion that the people will decide that, as the house is their own they have a right to visit there, and they will ac cordingly displace the present tenant at will and take possession on the 4th of March next. Norristown Free Press. Who vrill vo ISic Tan Hrireai Ticket I All who are perfectly satisfied with the pres ent situation of our affairs All who wish to have prrtperty of every de sciption reduced to one half, or one-third of its former value. All who wish to se the price of labor redu ced to a level wi'h that paid in Europe. All who wish to have the wealth of him wh'se money is loaned on bond aud mortgage doubled All who wish to have the son of a man with out property remain poor forever. All such as prefer tho interests of the of fice holders to the interests of the people. In one word all who are in favor of the hard money sub-treasury system. Wiio will vote the Harrison Ticket ! All who wish for an improvement in the fi nancial and business condition of the country. All who wish to have property to stand at its fair value, and labor to receive its just recom pense. All who wish to have the young man of character but without property stand an equal chance with the son of his wealthy neighbor. All who beleive that the condition of our working-men has been better- than that, of the working-men of Europe,, and who wish to have it remain so. All such as prefer the interests of tho people to that of the office holders. All who are willing to try the experiment of a change of ruleis, are not so bouud by tho shackles of a party as to be afraid to do so. In short all who are opposed to the hard money sub-treasury system. The Northeastern Boundary. The Madiso nion says We understand that the despatches from England to our Government, and to the British Minister, contain nothing definite on the subject of the Northeastern Boundary. They state, however, that by a packet which was to have left England on the 13th tilt., additional communications would bo transmitted. It is understood that Great Britain will accept tho proposition of this Government, under certain modifications. Obituary. Died very suddenly, on Tuesday evening last, at the residence of his father, at North Bend Dr. Benjamin Harrison. Ho was in tho 34th year of his gea. This intelli gence will be a great shock to the General as the boctor was in good health when he started to Fort Meiggs. Cinn. Repub. A Voice from the Gallows. Chauncoy Skinner, executed on Monday week, at Toron to, for the murder of McCaul, at Whitby, ad dressed a few words to the spectators to the ef fect that he was the victim of drunkenness,, a vico against which ho warned all present to be especially aware. :,-.', - Harvest has commenced hero, From the Boston Journal. , Fatal Railroad Accident. A melaneholly accident occurred last evening on. the Lowell Railroad, at? the last train of cars was proceeding .from jVudover tQLpwell. ."William II. Long tho ticket master at the Low ell depot a situation which he has held since the opening of the Road, and will he recollected by all who have travelled on. that route, for his bland deportment and gentlemanly manners, was returning from New buryport whither he had been on a short visit to his friends, accompanied by his wife and one of his so is His wife was in the forward car, and Mr. Long with his son, took a seat upon tiie tender. He afterwards placed his son on the top of the forward car and, it is presumed had his foot on the foot board, and. was in the act of pla cing himself by the side of hissgn, wrhen the train reached the bridge a bout eight miles this side of Lowell, I and which is elevated only about a foot above the cars. The road here is straight and level, & the cars were going rapidly along, probably at a rare of little short of thirty miles an hour and the back part of his head and neck coming in contact with the bridge threw him with greagpleace on the top of the car, inflicting a, terri ble wound. The fatal event was first discovered by the cries of his son wrho escaped uninjured and the train was immediately stopped, and the body of Mr. Long taken from the car but he was already dead, The agony of his wife and child may be conceived but it cannot be described. Mr. Long was about 38 years of age, and had formerly resided at Newbury port, where as well as at Lowell, he was much esteemed and respected. He has left a wife and six sons to la ment his loss. The Hon. Anson Brown, a Representative in Congress from the Saratoga and Schenecta dy district, died at his residence in Ballston on Monday morning. He had been miich indis posed for several months, and left Washington a few days since, with the hope of improving his health. Another Editor Gone. The Picayune, announces with feelings of the greatest regret, Major McCardel, editor of the Vicksbur Whig, is no more a bachelor. He was mar ried a few days ago. FOURTH OF JUXiY. At a meeting held in the Court House in tho town of Milford, pursuant to public notice, or Wednesday the 17th June, to make arrange ments for celebrating the next Anniversarv of our National Independence, H. S. MOTT was 1 y1 -my cnosen onairman, ana (jeorge Joiddis and Joan Finch, Secretaries. The object of tho meetiner haviner been sta ted, it was Resolved. That a. committee consisting of ten persons be appointed to carry into effect the object of the meeting. Whereupon Henry S. Mott, Britton A. Biddis, John H. Brodhead, John Finch, Henry Barnet, Horace L. West, waiter a. colony, Solomon JNewman, Robort R. Palmer and James S. Wallace, were ap pointed said Committee. H. S. MOTT, Chm'n. George Biddis, ) John Finch, ) Sec'os. Mechanics Celebration, IN THE BOROUGH OF STROUDSBURG. At a meeting of the Committee of Arrangements held at the Court House on Thursday evening, June 25, the following proceedings were agreed upon. One gun at daybreak, 13 at sunrise and bells rang, at 12 o'clock, noon 26 guns. Procession to form at 10 o'olnrk. A. M nt ihn Court House, and march through the principal streets to the Presbyterian Church, in the follow ing order, viz : 1. Military. 2. Revolutionary Soldiers. 3. Clergy. 4. Orator and Reader of the Declaration. 5. Citizens and Banner. The exercises in the Church to bo as follows : 1 Prayer by tho Rev. Mr. Flannery. 2 Anthem by tho Choir. 3 Reading of the Declaration of Independent ci by William Davis, Esq. 4 Ode by tho Choir. 5 Oration by John D. Morris, Esq. 6 Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Hyndshaw, 7 Ode by tho Choir. 8 Benediction by the Rev, Mr. Hyndshaw. After which the procession will again form at the Church, andnroceed tn IVfra AT where dinner will be served and toasts drank. ine wnoie to D conducted with the best order and decorum. Tickets, each 50 cents, to be had of either o the committee. A ircneral i all to join in the colobration. HENRY MANNERS', Pres't. John A. Carter, Sec'y.