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(VCL. II. Caiiatlian IHlil and Canadinii Iiidrpcndriicr. M. 46 SWANTON, VT. JUNK 23 iati. thi: soirni america j. u. nvA.v, ;'fciiifr, , ' HVrfnrfiJf,inlir !. uperin "i" ' A"'" ( ti-itticme. -.. )i 4Hr 1 ny f 12mot.ihi, 'ì Uf montb, fif'y ni for fwur ai!.(, ' iawaaWj !"-" V Loit't 011 liu.iii, eunimunictlion (or vi oa, he. Ite. mut dJretsed lo lh p :nf. à poft peld. jtj. ,, fnorsnltnjf fi lw SuteriW, . I t 'HJ to trb eip.V gru ti. tq. A,l.iìeTO"tn C'Hiiirtuly iiwrteJ,nJ t9 ,-.;'. te'W particuturlg Ut tUe wlto hi compatriota (or being beni ori reb-!lion,j politicai ai wcll a rrhgVu prir.rip'c. I having been chrcird, a fi torce cn- jrrrihrarrd ihe CmJ.m ctnif, f Uy be- .... j.' . . ; .... . . - . . i . t a, and agait wliom he iiad then fulminatici !l the thunder of hi powetful pirìlua! auitintity ? We bave alrcady ha4 occa im lo express our opinion io regata1 lo that mean cnJ pliant tool el-Britih de. !toiim : we bave already atated what we re the cause which nromuted thi vile meniat io preach dorititie, wl.icb, at on rMd j ina countrymen. Originai. IIKTOItY or LOWEIt CANADA. The moti khorViriiT rmrl tf thil nf la finn " tt.nu -il of (.'nadiaii Ili-forre and a lew Irtier ì w!rrr he'nty arLtMvlts!eri thall Aitirficatu lam!rd on Navy It'anJ, in the he i o devoid of Christian feeling and ' Uiiih watria, ami raiaid the lwii-taffrd ri.tifi a o ni'ich vind.'cìvieia sa o per-! banner, and ith the aod of canno ttsd ire ute deal hxip of t!xf, ho were' rt,ar of nukeiry, ihey pfutU'aord j i ; . ti.. i i .t ... f ... i i. . .i .t . the lig; of boriai lo the nunalfd corpaea! ,of prrt.j,n WIU m.t jet rtnlitl, and il.' Ctn (ìeiiiivitv l'.i ... .i ...n . i ........ . r ;l i f hi life, he wa far from e ntertau.ir(r , hearl, n nieantit-ss oi aom exceed ini: bui for money and in-otten honor. he old i I nt aurh a man lo h !enjied ar.d eoin- (C05TI5CLD.) The vieto iona rmy retnrned front llie rmrthern ranipaijn t'i Montreal, full o( ih! triiimnhanl exciteroent and cortequnt iWetire, whioh ae j naiorally difplayed hv men, who, al he oti!vl ni tlie expeO ,fi, had eowardly rnleriained fvara fo llii. hut alili hnrned witlt dead v vcnireance anain! the radimi. Aliho iheir nun.hertt were tenfoid larger ihan thal f,f ilf patriot, yet the toornse and valnr iliit'iaved hv the lalter, liad lanciti th-ni jhat the Ctnrtdian once armed, drilled and w-ll iliriiiline:l, woold he no inlenor match t .r Rinati prowrea. Tf en they f-U the JatitPf tH 11 li h lisirl ìhreatened Briti in- itu'ionx, and lo c.ompenxate forlhedreai ile,' had expericnced, they mear.ly re nnjed tlfioselve on-thfir priaonera hy ci'her mtirderinff them in cvil hhmd or hv marrclinff ihem in psira and dradsinff ihem bfhind Ihfif rar "f victory lo he hnoied, inn't'd, pit npori and prlled with alone U Ihe Knalih rahU! of Montreal. A I! i!etetuneiu having heen left at St. F.iiMrhe, ihe maio body returned lo the r iv, and in tUeir way they eommi'ted ihe rr.ntest dfpredaiion imaginnhle. The i v.. nil in Montreal were liieraliy rrowd e,l with ptisoners. The crueltiea inflicte.l hv the volnnieer fn thoe who hai! the m;ifortne. t f!' n'ir J,!,ni,s. '22at .lrfJpiion, dice il loaaythat old Jh-o-pie were forred to match on foot, bare-.ra,L-d, and with beavy f-horkle, rom Grand ÌUule lo Montreal, a distane nf altout thirty mite. To put the climax lo li.eir inhrmanity and brulality, the heart f the indomiiahle Chenier, waa earried awny hy these Renda and, horrid lo relate, wa( osed aa a foot-ball by those feror.ioti i'.-non who delithted in aoeh profanenew! Hi naked corpae wa left exposed on An. deraon eounter, ar.d it waa not untu it wa o putrified that the atench waa in ..tnnortaWe. that hi frienda were allowed tm.ke and hnrv it. Bnt to add inault to ;-,r the Catholic nriest, Paqoin, in con tormìty lo the special ir.ilractioni which he had reeeived from htacnngtne and hot hraded Diahoi, refuaed it a place in the trave-yard, and hit frienda wereobliaed lo K, Imo. fot he time beine, on the Danti of the Ottawa, whence he waaremoved lo a nlaee known to but few of hie country men. The coroae of everal who had periahed in the battle, were left without aepullure and were daily expoaed to ne or voured by awine. Such a acene was ao Tevohine that one day an individuai waa rxpreaainit hia horror at ihe sight. when that infernal and worih.eea ptiest Pa gaia replied with a amile on hia demoniac face that "it west oult boo htu ncs !" I il pih! that men who pre trnd M he rhv.hed with divine authori and who pretend to be the profeaor of Hi telilo who prearhed charity and love to I men, will alhw themselve lo bethu tnil.d by their lanalical and irrrlifioua prej.klicia, aa noi ewn to bave ruercy on ilteir la'len foe ! They should be raoled below ihe bratea, and we hope -ic!i mta ereanta, l ine day of reiribution, will be haailed without giove, od treatei in the ai ne n.ant.er that iby bave irem'ed our di-parted brelhren. " Par pari reerlur.,, H .afeouldaeotitnentai.f humanity and hriét.aa charity be found in the heart f the llomaa Ckrgy in Lower Canada, when their Bi.h.'P ' whom ,hf-v P,MÌ,rf,.T aobntit, waa the firal formny W deooonce. veo at early tke monti, ol ucwoer, ili birthrìght and made ttaeof l.'a apiritcal authority over hi flKk, to favor a govetn meni which had already paid hirnao mneb h!ood-nnney. W't have a!o informed our reoder, how the laity of hia riiocese, re- ce'ved hia iil-digeated and ill-linted paator- al teitt r of Oelober, whtch was tcorneJ and dcapiied by ali enli-htened men. The wralh of Ittita orihodox Divine could not anv hiner be concealed, and aasoon aa he had learntd ihat hi darhnff friend, the Urilish, had entirely conqnered the Prov ince, he, on the 8th of January, 18S8, is sued ar.other pasturai leuer, which we give io our reailera in the appendi on the Utf page, ntarked tj. j.) We wiah thein to (teluse it Bttentively, and aHer the insight which they have btained of the transac lionaol'hoth panie in Lower Canada, we cali tipon them honeslly and frankly l Hilniil ihejmpossihility of producine a more lyranniual and hattghty being, or a greater impoator. ' Bishop Larligne, in tt.i ever iti fa mona doctmienl, ha outdone the lying propenbilie of the Spani Inquisitore, for iheae niight have been induced t cm niit the borrible crime with whioh they :and charsed in the ève of the world, ihrtomh bigotry and laUezeal, but Btshop I. ni. ne enn csount ftr hi politicai apos laev tt'tttn no other'priiìpic ' ... . i . ( gold and liticar. Ile Knew mat republican forni of government would of- foni an opportuiiity lor Lanadiatm ioeitj..v . the henetits of po,tulr nlucation, and thm he dreaded m-ie then ony thing eìhe. Ili selfish anttilion had been fiat!eej by In recent elevjtion, by the lìritish Govern. meni, lo the Bhopric of Montreal, ami f,.r liti to ittnch covoted honor, he wa tisoosed lo DAMN, na far as laul in hi power, aU thoe generous-hearied Cana- diana, who had lought, liled arm uieu in the noble cause of their down-trodden countrv. A cìose perusal of thi ignon.in- ious document will expose lu'.iy me nse- t,eR of soul, the hatred ol trulli and tur love of faUebood.in iis autltor. If hi lì.at pasioral Ictter ol October which was not ao vile thi, wa hadly receivea oy the people, il may be readily eonjectured ,; mudi the Canodiana were shocked at the perusa! ol thi abominale paper. Ai- though the lime were cnanaeu ano mr people could not, wilh safety, give the game esternai rnarka of contempi at the hearing of thi ungodly document, yet tlie disapprobation becarne ao general that the Roman Churche becaine deserted by their loriT.fr adhereru, and to Uiat extent, that the crafty prieat were aeriously alarmed, and hy a counter-inovement of thi rue 'n;.hoù I.artisue. when the Union B.t was in progress, the Catholic Clergy of Lower Canada liied lo regno me corintie.. . j of the people, bui wet.oj the Canad.ans bave thtir evea open to the real molives of these God-sént Divines. Whether Canada rcmin attached lo England or Dot, we can loreaee the day wiien Caiholicism wilt cventually decrease in that land and when the prieats of that denomination wtil btt terly Ument their forroer excees. Our reader,when ,-eruing the circolar lelter ol Bihop Plei, which acconipanird the pasioral letter under the reign of terror ol Sir Jame Craig, were doubt!es8Moiir.ded theb..ldne. of the Ute Biaho,, who pUinly aerted, that the rreccpt of the ll dy'Religion, which we piesch to the ,eopie, are eeoiia!ly inimicai to fpdepen .tnr aoJ to ali tb refitHrlioD on the conduci of lhoe perdoni, whom the Lord ha apjt.tit.ted to rule over o." Bihop Lartigoe wenteven luriher, and he rcviv'd to the oineieenib cet lury the old, woro oat and depied pretension of the CLotth of Rome tVfcUie t tu Wlower their ed by ali ratinai ar.J phiianlhmpic bring? I thi, what i ralled Christian tharity ! Can servilism and religìou depitim he more ahàmelcly dipUy-d ? Were we to allow our private feeline to overcnme nur daty a hitorian, weahoold wiah that. deapieabte individuai to thare the ime fate, which he futally brougbt p"ti bide- voted countrvinen, who perih'd by the word or hy the l.alter ; and that hi ihaekltd bone might, l'or age lo come, land aa a ntonuntenl of naiiónal jtetfidy and of the inot corrupt depraviti of heart! Bui alasi he i no more, he ha rendeied to hi offendei! Gvl a unici arconnt of ali the woes, which, by hi nefarinn and uriiiuiely interference.he ha inflicted on hi opprew- ed eountrymen and if we were allowed lo pass iudfffiitenl, we hould asserì that he i now justtly niillering for hia love ol despoti and hi unmeured amhitmn, which wai the primo eaiia o a l lo rr ror thrm'gh a proiracted hfr. With ali the aineeriiy f our heart, we can Bay " Peaee to the she" of aU those, whom hi cruci and inhuman ediet prertaded Inun Chriitian hitrial, hul lo hism-trtal reitwin we canoni give the naine henediction, we li-ave to Divine Juxtice it altrihute, and let BUhop Lartigue's name, in the etoima iion or n i-" "f .-flont.afand a a synonyme for infamy atul politicai po'.lu-tion. Let us now h'ave the Province o( Low er Canada, where the rehfliinn ha! bren crnhed in ihe bud, ar.d foliow timi un daunled patriot, McK'enie, in hi military movement in the Uper Province. Un fortnnately the day neleVted lo Rtrike the hlow wa, by a fata! minndertandinj. hactened, wherehy the force, which the patriot timi promised tolnrn out, waacon-nidi-rablv diminmhed. ' The confnsion thi gad mitke caused among the insutgent, led to their final disconifilure, and a few dava witnessed the rie and fall of the standard of rehellion in a Province, where the great majority of ihe people wóuld bave hniled with triomphaiìl joy thedown. r.it r Kriilsh doniination. The devoted ium " and courageotia McKenzie, who, during the'wwmttlnc of ihe patriot force at Montgomery' house, ahowed tltat he was fearles and !isposed to Cshi for hi cotto trv' freedom. was oblìged to leave lite Province ami after many hair-brtadlh e. r it I 1 '. n lAn.tinfV r ì CBpes ne Iina.iy aitrcrrurti in the American ahorea whuh he had Derni tanghi locali the lar.d of the fie and theasviuru of the opprefsed." How bitter must have heen hi reflecon, when in the American Bastile al Uocheater, he Bller wards discovered that the American aoil, although freed from the aclual dominion of Britain, ytt vihraled lo the g'rowl ol the Brilish Lion, and that the feeling of a ceriain, namerou tortion of ber people were phamelollv influeneed by their aordid covetousnes of Brilish gold ! Let u noi however anticipate thi paVul event, which wil! ever cast a deettain upon the American Government and more j.articu l.rlv oton the Chief Magnate of the LTnìon, who wreaked hi vengeance on one of Liberty' pureft martyr. Ltt ti re turn to McKeniie' opcratioo. The gympatby of the gene reti people of the citv of Buffalo, wa very aoon enllsted in favor of the Canadian opprefd by the imn mie of Britih baynneu. Meeimg like thiMte hdd on the uotthern frontier 01 New Yotk and Veratont were held in the weatern pari of the Emj.ire Stale, and mean were generomly aopplied to the uffering Canadian, who, like true patri oit tnrord their dnaiion l the ad aot age ol ihe eue for wbicb ihejf had been ebased front their bomea. Atapla rataa lf.)re the .patriot ni Upjwr Canada wouìd givp up the coptcal. Mr. McKeiizie, a Chairman prò lem the Provirclal Gaernmeni tf the Siate ol Upper Canada, iued two pnc!amati'ii, lite firt ih tailing the reatona why the Up per Canadiana renttunced their llccinr io England and the fom t.f govemmen, tlieV intctided lo adopt ! the ond nifered 800 acre of land ar.d 100 dnllar in jtffir tu every volunlier who would join he patriot force tn Navy l!snd. See (k. k ) and (I. I.) on the lat page. The numi c of those who were wiUing to ri.k thei live in the holy battle f freedmi againat depoiim, waa increaning very fast and lo aurh an exlent a lo excite the lear of Sir Frane! Bond Head'a officiai t Toronto. Colonel McNab waa defpalched hy the British Govrrnor lo ptevenl Ihe larjdingcl the patriot force on the mam land, an' every exeition wa made lo fritclraie theii moM-ment. A large body of volunteer- and regular were poxted at Chippewa, op- piite the iMand, and were conutantl ìt.Miriiii a heavv e annonade up- n the pai fini, who, in their lurn, pro re ted by the veiv poitHtn of the l!and, laughed al tln vaiti eli ut of their enclitica. A ateamhoai r.amed " the Caroline," regulorly charlere! on the American róde, and mailing nude Anifriran color, had been itlytng Itetweer Iturroi.i mi Ki-l.liMiti-r oriti had inaile a tril lo Navv Llan.l. Thia ateamhoat wa (lomitt'd to ertaiti destruciion by ihe Gov ernment tf Upper Canada, ami on ihe riifrhtof the 29ih Dee, 1837, a number ot men under the immediate , rommarid ol Capi. Drew of the Royal Navy, leti the Canadian ahores in aearch of the " Laro lini." which thev helieved to le al Navv faland,' bill finding ber lo be moored at ; Schloer, they boarded her and aHer a short cotiflict between the invaderà and thoneon boanhlhe vrael, the ateamltoat wa captured cut from llie wharftowwl io ihe awift current of the Niagara Rive aeton fireand ftnally hurled over the cataract. Il i not acertained whethe' there wa any oneon board when he wa fìred, neither could it he known how many neritthed bv thi wanton and batbarou mi.lnirrhi BssansiniMioTi. A Mr. Durfee wa nhot in the head and found'dcad on the !ock. -H - ' The President ol the Unilcd platea bad previoo lo the recript of the hewa of thi violation of the American ternlory by Btitih invader, issued hi proctamalin to wrn the people agint inlerfering in the ponimoiiona and warlike movement which then agitaled the Province ni Upper Canada, and on the aame day .Martin V an Bnren aiieeeated lo Congre, the prttprie lv of alterine the old stanne latra for ihe loie them Uni Iti prrtlnatin at.d hi pifwijf ; hkh wiil lr (ourJ un the laif f pee, n.aikfd rtr. ni.) and (ti. n.). Ho? anici wa Mr. j'ao Une' rxrc of thi l aiMiage in hi i i.xUa aiioa, that theAnte-ican Goernment woalid Ceithrr ritrai ani por aMiintaoce lo lina ho houJd Inerii thrmclvr in diiiiculitea hy t their patriov'e J oe ol H' erly I !" Oh ! de parie! tutaa of M-fi-u, Wootiruff, Ab bey, Ceorce, oa Shoultn, and ol mar othrr tiolle iclim, you are tir ttr.ed l tand a widiruca ;aint ih? rotropt and ariti pettini c ht'Stl, Lieti Jìciatrd that ou!!e and tinfeelirr aentenc ! ! When the grand day of popolar judgemml had rnvrd, your loity ot 1 were waMed by t the breez frontone cr.J ( ih Americaa , Union lo ihe other, wtrning ihr Irne heartrd patriot ib thi land ni hoaatrd fieedtm, ti'it to vote again for ih rleeiion tf the mmareanl, who ha ioiflly been prò nounced by l i countryiiien a unwoiihy to ttccupy the ptriidcntial chs'r which h , had o khamelully jytlluled by hi cutting and baae ervility to Bntih power, Whiie . meli on inrunitei.t fìtied thechaii honorrd hy a Wanhingtun, a JeflerP, a Mailn-.n, we can veiy approptiatcly rxclairn, " Oli f , nhame where ia thy 1 tanti ! Uh ! Jttttic tvhere i thy leign t Oh my country I . Itlufchl.tr thee !" Mr, Van Burer.'cnar in relation io Canadian aflair l a juatti entilh'd hit to the esteeNi and high rea ideration of hi t ry friend botti in Ih Canedas and in England, and we make hold ioay, that in our bumble opinion, h haoiloue more lovvaril piiliu g flown tlie rehellion iu Canada thau S.r Jolia C'ol- horne him-i-lf. Had not Martin Van Bai r-n by hieieateJ ptoclnnatioua inviteli the Colonia! auiluirnita tooiapvriae atrtrt Juttite to thu American cu itene who fell mio tl eir band, ihe noble aoui ol .Mo- reau, Von Schouliz, Abbey, Grttrgt and of ali ihoiher American, would now an imate iheir farihly leoetnfnt. Bui wheo Sii George Arthur, with hi blondy di.1 poaition, and Sir John Colbttrne, with tua iiturderoua feeling, uaod ibemtelvea couraged by the Chief Mita e of lh United Siate, their fiendih ininda wera hent upon the irrcdeemable detfuctio oi ihose noble victim. Il i then not with uui jutti caute that we connider ih lata Prefcidcnt Van Burcn a a diagrace to bis country, and the Aaierican peofde at thi laat canva for the rreaidenlial Ut-c Imn, have khovvn il eir goo.1 ene and propriny in refaing ihnr uppoit to an individatal who ia better calcuiated for a rlare driver n Bruititi Van Diemet land. The hartf and cruel fate f those American who urfered on a Canadian gaUow, baau lite President aholutely ic unrjf to inter fere in any manocr wli'cvi r in thrir be haif, the hari!hipa which were eaJutrd by thoe Amejlcan who iuhahiied the duo geon of Qnecn Vi l fia tbeir pieaent d'grailed tate in ihe land v( alavery, nifi thoui.fcnd milea from Iheir home aod fi te the ungeneiou conduci of Van BoreB in ThelWi' cae, who a. ai adopied ciu nreservation and maintainanre of neutrali.) ' f Li.ionthe m.proam,ei of .... .. f 1 ' . - : .. ....I f.... 11 il., m . . . ... .. .l:. i . " tv. I o kliit lite view n una tavrr j nepulitiem Jnntitulioni eated in the Preidentil chair, ihe law which con demned McKen.ie and Cae to a long nd golii ary ronfi netnent and to a heavy fine, wa not sirici emmgh, anJ Ili Excrliency the Pretudtnt ol the United Siaie, to the .lisitrace of hi b noied and honorahle of- f,re, wUhed a Republican Co egre loj McKenzie aud Caie ali ther are ceepr tain wiilien in U-tlera of blood oa lU orehead of the man, who coulj bave ola viaieil tht tn, if he bad choaen From Mr, Van Burnì' coure, we bave alwaya pru nouticeil htm lo be a haughlv, overbearirf ad elfih aritorat, and our epiaba r maina analteted. The yaspathjr wb'ch bad beea manife. adnnt more dei.tic and efficienl rWan lo t-d by the generou American people fron. put lown the apirit of liberty, which had burst imo uch a blw in Ixttt Lapa.!a andon the frontiera of ih State of New York. Michigan and Vermont. IndutiU- a! unaequainted with American ptWittc, the beginning of the Canatiian atrt.fgl f waa aogmented lini l.tgltekt pi le li li ina newaolthe !etroct:on rf ibt Carolioe, which pread hkean electricahock tbroagb. al the Union. TIm rxcitcment waa o ai Buie bui"" ...... ........... , -, , will be a.toni.hed that an Amertean Con.;f't ,he gre, compied of the detteer-danta of ihe Heror of 7C, beyed o readily Ih dwj ia:eol ihe anti-repob!iean indivulaal who had called pon them for farther ower to put down liberty. Yet neh wa ibr ae. Tbt otefity mayknow what were the feeling of Mania Vaa Baarea on tbeeoa doct f bi countrjtxt' wko tao ara'vetly il New York, that frar wrre mitri ai art for a linw, t!tt Ihe ieyle roM noi wa t the action of their Government bt w ooid reaort tu trtaliaiUn again! ih Brtlta, Martin Vaa Surre, mka ats4 alwaya evi, eed mueb aaxiei lo trrv fwae with be r neray goveriamefll, tboagst II bla libty forthwilh ia arai mi.rttry Ser to ih lùnrù'nf c (Imi Cesai, ai 1 (. 0'