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ly Hi Ttaadolpti] jmtice lx V"* &*VO to' tbû Cfl
ginal etpreaRtra,
j 'Vho public men of the Smith are,, generally
.•peaking, mure Uberslly endowed with ih«r talent,
Or ef pubbe mjmklng, than their Northern
coiurnporr.nev; but we ere not certain that they
have more eloquence. Mr. Ilayce alamj^frat and
fortraoat al an orator, among the presen^fcfmbers
of Congreeaftom that iegt<in;«nd it mutt be.admit
tod, m the Nee of notlhern projudlci'i fperhap* we
to lo»e Mr. lfaynej tharbo to an ad;
«niraûle and cfoquent fpeaker. tWcan aay little
rrf Mr.-Calbpon, the Vice Preaident,T6r he h«a laid
himself on tl® »half by'toking a secondary office,
whan tic »liouM have ooo tended, manfully alid per
turnover!eg lift the Brat. I here, waa a time «dien
be held the Hoaae ef Representatives in bia hind,
afcd eaakl curry almost auy measure l|gu he would,
by the power ol Ida thetotic. Mr. McDuffie, ia al
together unlike Mr. ll.tyne. He »not fluent; he is
not easy; he is not, of coursed graceful; and, if
w€ aseuiue the dictiontuy definition of eloquence
—'•(be svt /ofwpedktng well, fluent, and élrgnnt
iDeech." be ia not eloquent. There to aoelo.
Sto of the eye, which conveys its power toen
■ fiirce andexecute whit the tongue héatwle» to ut
!bere ta eloquence in hie hesitation. His
li are iorolntary, nwet destroy the coo
DCS ion or nia words, nor confoae the meaning-ofe
Zn Z Ugestaen'tioc. Hi. ges.iol.tom .. no,
•i Mtceful. Icftct he mmabutooo gesture. His
- hand is raised nearly to™parallel with the ear, the
palm and finge» opened to tlie widest extent;and
when the words, which seemed tq be laboring in
hate »burned egress, they tre pouted out,
Simultaneously with the descent of his hsnd upon
the desk, with a force that to irresistible and some
, (im«« ipuliing, reminding One of the meeting of
~ SMuSlMhMtldoah and Potomac Rivers, forming a
passage through the Blue Ridge pome one in Co
areas humorously called tins the Aam bang style.
But the hesitation or stammenag olwoya adds tothe
effect of the sentiment. We recollect an insianco
, i n which this effect was beyond description elo
quent; it wss in w speech be made on-the bill for
relief of MtS,,Oecalut, and ihe speaker was at- #
templing to deseftbe the battle in the harbor Tup
Oil. .Thescene itaelf could have besn hardly su
" penoi, aa it regards sublimity.qndtht emoUons pro
duced on a spectator, to hi* description of it.
Mr % J*mea Hamilton, jus. of South Csrolma, is
an orator of high «landing His
•nd graceful, aod bte word« are always filly chosen
» —oooMquemly, if,be»« be tru.hm the propowiitio
of Judah's wiee êpreacher, "they ate f ike epplea of
rea of «liver.
have no reason
-»or.
pstn
bis cboat
»
the
r .dm#ctu
MADAME ,VliS I RIS.
F The fullosimg aiyoch Of Madame Ve*uto,the
KngHsh Theatric*!, afid pryaeot leasee, and Nana
"'to lycspiC 'Ibeatre, London, will amuae
of ooc readers, who are fon t of light
■ " *" Ultra a lue».
» of
aapecftneu ot
writer muH have cudgelled hit
imillûfulljt to tiare pushed his cun
Frtua th* Loefoo TaW*c
"MrdatwVatorw to an otforty !T Ti^t m strange,
up the reader, and whst »satrangt ia odd; Ut that
Content you. h II not odd Ural she ia the only
manageress; is it not also odd Unit she to moreau»
wager* taken collectively ; it
produced Oo piecd that f«il
_.1er theatre boasra of tho lovo
■elf) and the ujflicst man (Liaton)
*1
brain moat
ceit» ao Mr.
i*t she ha
that
pdjialtçpti
Miss Bsrtoifozzi wfia hpfn in Msrylebone, |
was to lortly wlien little,.that »he waa called 'Imlel
love;' her Mart «rat as light as her oyea were
eh« #->» htautiful as a butterfly and as wild ns one.
When only fourteen lover* came by «(teams, (
wok rhp fame way, for be'drowned himsell;
a certain gigantic attorney '«jgÄed
■ Ml Ha wed;' put ana objected to h& tiu, and he
Mm apdke ufoudoftifi love, becauae bia love waa
o:* allowed. Sire then adored nothing but music,
which laappuae muât bave arisen from hearing bei
own vtiicf, for there to, no music like it. Slie »tu
the fliano, though^that
tcuM she '»Hatched a grace
race.
tad
dark.
.>[>•
waa not her /«-(a,
beyond the reach
Î Thus t>ho pro
breakmg hearts; read
g romantic tolea, and turning rpowhctt'a liesito;
captivatfog all «rhd heard her;witbout
gohea to hoar from thoM.she bad captitfated, un
' « was fifteen. Then, when ahe Wasjndoed
'Ara**, with «U Us «VMStoat tatvas unfolded '
*»w Armand Voslnsu "the dancer.' Hto
Ipwetuaped hertottfo, and, are she was vixteen
, that to
had art lea» g
ng saroplers and
, r
nd
, which meant
'«atria found
I teaoftrce in hus
»nrsaoureea^Slie
î her earn will w§*
• Pfiterpb
tot success,
WfM'Wh».
*, in that
t did not
of science
inmea*
]
t's
husband
id appeared as
After bnljiat
deli
iulamc V, did ibi, modt
mi run of a iwrr but. m
promoting the run of a jnei
lire she had many s su
ukwophofs liuaook the
seience of love . Fdeta wing i
r jneasurales* affectinn : Beraoger was
ikes esme ia perflott; and -ehe w a »
weil to os made a caumess, the mo
nger-made her off-pcoe, . But Mon
sieur V'* finances ceased to go rigid «faire left, and
in 1880 appeared in Drury Lane (toatre. There,
at the Hey market «nd Coven! Garden, was „hem
ny a season the «»tty oftone twxfhnd tbo dchgh't of
the other, when ifeenos* «Vent ,occu n^. 1 saw
her, f tomeenber, aft aunnipé** «»d ttng, ae u*haf;
* week after yyjist a revoit*; iier iiair was no longer
bedecked with ßowere, for her form was envelope*
mgr.
to atadyi
autea oft
* ylw-M g«y
three tinu
' aient the
«raa n widow.
dirk
, ed more bewitchi
, cot wi-tebery.- aickne*
beauty) of her eye*.- her voice
dar; the very moon-light ef sound; detractidn said
Tnach of the year» of cold ms* ttot ween hcrAnd tier
the
mt the
"HoweoeUsho regret hrm from Ahorn shéhad
beta *o toag-emrangwl V' Precfoua reason»! Death
flings a wail over «nor— reeaHr, every imvgeof for
met joy. the *to»of the caWes* 'httband JUe with
him in the oblivion of tho narrow hoaae, whilst eve
. V word) even kind deed, reuims with a sweet me!
qockelf, and knocking at the lonely heart, wie*
toeraenfoer" She resolved to heeomea manager
rea. In ware d*d wooers sight beam came fell of
team—her thoughts ware 90 trete foil ef beaus:
« the» *p<Aa of marriage keen ce. efaa of Chambcr
It is mid, «mid s AomofW»,
love It indeed • host,' (though
• ;
)bcr siller only if ut An>f>ric» ; it is well Understood
thetboth the.lodiC9 am inHhcvniitipUtlr.) The for
Olympic theatre opened—hyvf many- have been
jammed to death 1 know not; but die erection of J
the Ring'* coitqge »0 'close, to of caurae tt ogive Im A
mediate relief to ÜMtétghÙf »nfforeu. Bho roust into
certainly bxv<r*tudi«d ffie art and mystery of a pack- and
«, pr the nhrer could have (diced individual* to the •
amount of£l80 nightly, in adomu* calculatedAmI hut
to contain £, 16C. # '
Mfdamo Y. U tho |>cst actress that ever *ang. and
and decidedly tlie beat amgeV tliat ever acted. She beat
waa boro to fascinate the world, aod posse we* a
world of fascination/ A man might bo satisfied the
with the charm« ofhet mind, chuld lie avoid mind to
ing her charms With tflcnl to transcend beauty, Cat
she has beauty as «transcendant aa her talent, the
Those most ready to frame faults cap find no fsull
with her frame. . Her foot ia not half a foot. Her
eye* hive all tMb fire of love, with yet n lovely fire— soon
a aubdding softer««, that melts while it captivates
—the very papila^unTilte most pupils) »«ein« to love
their lanhet, Her lipsaro severed diet nea imhuutl
with tbeir own dew; and the commentary they form
on HornH aong of «Cherry ripe" gsve to that song ^f
its popularity. Ilcae.ir seem« revelling in her ring
lets, sa though it lovod tire curl» it repined among
8he ia so peer less, you cannot fend her. She
will never grow old ; for ..me, th«f lie. With ..them, 1 N .°
iU nd. to gaze a, hcr; KU wings are idle, while he
is loitering!«! Aer*. °
She has wit enough lo enciise severity, vet good
nature enough to check her wit. One instance of
a tart remark is on my memory.— An actress and
a spinster fwhois vary prudent and very ugly)
speaking illiberally of some Indies. "You mu |
wood«*" said Mrs. O , "you know sh« is still a
virgin." "Yes, rtrping u\umffty" replied Mad
a me.
#
-
that
lime
it
day
wa*
Madame V. as as
bas formed on*—a
music through Ihe lipa. (n her own garb
ihe ia the btau-i4eal of woman ; in male attire she
is indeed an ideal hrau —the peraoniflcation^f Ga
nymede or Adonis in their juvttilia. She makes
love like in
"Loves of tbe Angel's from
ingar Mm no schenk, she
•cnooPm wftich the heart
has for
breathe»
eii
at.
to
they
ed
aix
was
pan
to
had
38b
the
J0re
ty;
angel; Moore c»ught In* notion of tbe
" t»vas or tbe Angel's from her. As an getrem'she
imitates no one; and (itiough many attempt) no
hot succeeded in imitating her. for ahe ia inimita
We. - '
He* liugh Is auoakine to the eye, and music to
the ear. She dance* as if tfordid noj belong to
iMf world, and wqlk* as if thi* fcmld belonged to
her. Aa amanagerea«shf iarticfoadcr(andJove'a
!Ma was nothing to her;) but who i* to follow her
footsteps! Other* might rivql al the Olympic,
»ho could rival her «Olympic Revcl*!" 81* ia a
magnet that it tract* at each pole. .SYerf (though
dwelling amid bekut^) wm never attached toauch
a loadstone. Herlkme writ never dit! f would ahe
new might!) for the name of Madamo Yfrtrit
he ^pnembored when all giber e citric» are forgot
on*
hot
Will
ten
HormtmUm is *<id to have taken deep root in
the Baptist chiitch, in the' 'town of Mondon, in
thi* county. A number were re dipped ortoSun
day W. The preacher saitPBiat bq ahould new
the, but be tfanjjyted after tho manner of Enoch,
and in oighteen mooths MorrnoW-iji would be the
prevailing religion; and, that ii^five years the wick
ed were to be swept from tile face of the earth.
When vre see thedegridstioo pi which weak hu
man nature Jtaa been reduced ef late, we cannot
wonder at such fanatical extravagance —Liberal
Advocate. lw
ujr
*
fiXATHtax.-A set of fanatics hard lately held
froqffent mectibgs In thp neighborhood of Cle),
which on some occasions, have been the scene of
the moat extraordinary exhibition«. The «löct pre
tend to fall into a kind of trance, in which state tlwy
remain for a considerable lerradtopf time, and when
they awake from it, they délai their misguided
follower» by a history ofihecfieatnl vision« with
which-theyiiave been hlhased. ■ At some of these
meetings, we are told, the inoat absurd extravagan
cies, and vehement ejaculations have been made,
equally repugnant* to common sense, aod to the
practice of true religion.—Norfolk Beacon
A Heating Incident.—We learn »hat on Mon
day nigbtht the Thcjtre,while Mire Mbadowcmart
( a verv pretty name) was tinging, some Gentle
man threw« dollar upon the Stage: the example
w»e followed by the audience generally, and the
fat mg lady, not at all daunted by tbe pelting of tho
gRitering storm, gathered sq apron full of coin—
among which were one or two doubloon«, tlitowtv
byaom.e Spanish Gentlemen who were present.
Vfe hope the little flower of the meadow muybe
refreshed by many suuh ahowera. •
18
to
of
ihe
al
it
.
I
_
ttenucb humour;
mg passage df domestic m i
licity would be worthy qUIogarth, if (lie dash of
ticaturw in it did not brifig it down to tho «Bumer
Cruicksliank. »
, H««e we were now in for thonight was
very particularly ditty ai l Comfortless, There
were two beds in th* loom, ene for the boat bis
wife aod foot children, [U>foyfongo»l of which was
»ot more tlniitMiflv nooks ,,IHj and the bthorwss
Appropriated to me. The driver and my ««riant
lay on ihe-board* before tlie stove,.4vhich
to
In digging a well new Portland, lately a awing
ing »tage, on which waa » ton of rocks to thq bot
t«in, SO feet or more . Those- above thought s Mr.
F —, whh was *nhe hmtnei, had perished; but
he soon after ascended, well spattered, and after ma
toy congratulations, gravely observed, "well, tlien
what do yon think of your Temperance Society now !
Had J belonged to the oold water, (about two fed
in the toottomof the well,)'I cortninly should have
been Killed —for 1 had the very instant ih* »tones
Struck, left tho plaoo to go after some ruin;
: *
M Canadian Lodging .—At unfnn, or rather re
lon houée on the toad, Mr. Hoad meets with en
dainmant #t)jto
»
of
ribe» wi
lire
in t
* "T
»
. . rjnns a
Carutija one* and too powerful for ftietoizjl of the
Tbolieat all night tviurquiie sutfecatmg;
tho vreaUier certainly was not warmer than
Î0 of Fahren .'wit- The bed, I slept in had green
stuff curtain*, ft.'il of dust, and the sheet* were of
term I, which, if clean, nt least
tfld tpr the first, time since I bad'
ittry, I was (rouldnji with fleas, it
jblc to get a winll«f sleep; for, besides
ray owft grievances, tlmro «vere othec, causes of dis
turbance. The dul d cried incessantly, in spile of
all tbe worn a p .could 'do to flacifyrtt. It had, I
lielieve, nothing at all the mutter wi.h it, hut Seem
ed, from sheer frowardnasa, to imagine that 'he lit
tle world of purrotoeroMonpartrocnt was made for*
itaejf? Sometimes ftid good
bed with. Uto little animal hugged up between her
and Tier elbows, hushing and rocking hcrsalf
and it ; then she potted its back, and ■»ill it Cried.
TTben ten times (l dare ray) in the course of the
T"W
aoftspon
tv
the
wt
wife sat up m her
dim
ntght,' oui of bed got the «ou? husband, as* sioed
for several minute» «I «lie Hove, with* pairofleati
bare Ing*, »nd »hört linen, atirringeoraethingin a
sauce pan with the broken «tump of an irna spoon.
A picture ot obedience ami nuse^ ! %kno he got
into bed ng«in. Then c*tuo a long confutation,
and * imoat a quarrel, about what was best tobe
done. Tfien Hie grand rpccific was tdinintotered,
hut nil without effect. At l»»t tlie otlier children
awoke,'in.1 the youngest of diese began to cry too;
and tie: rhotlier said tt was the htg one*« fault, and
beat Kit. S. oifahe wept, and we Imd a loud coa
cart, till, what with the noiw of the childr«np and
the heat, and the'dirt, and the fleas, I felt ready
to rush out of doom, and roll mj'self in the *noV
Cat ev*,y thing ®tl*t tiavc an cud, *and ao at but
the children became tired out, and by degrees grew
quiet; and in the morning I found I had been *
sloep, and got out of bed determined to be off's»
soon as I possibly could."— Ilead't tenet. ,
rû ' r ~ nV tup boticW
WrtIM I ION EKI w HE KULKH
MOUia t AI^S. w.
* e farmed ,h »' durm » ,be8t * , '! on
^f < otigrt» for IMO '81, an act waa passed so
tboriaing the raiamn of a company or 4* men to *x
ptore »he Rocky Moontainfc MW
Mexican line, tbe Bearing Straits, and 83 degrees
N .° , ' h "• h " e . !° &
dong, alh ugluaeuircd by
as
cy.
ten,
pn
ple
pose
loua
Fo*
>i*U
ble
North from the
not succeeded in so
many of our eiligen*
that it iAvilhin their recollections From tlie long
lime tpe company have been absent, {nearly II
years,] ill hopes of their return- wq. abandoned; aa
it waa supposed they had fallen, victims to the say
ngea, et the «evenly of the climate. On Wednes
day evening the 15th, one of the flirty, Mr. Wm.
Clnwaon, stopped at the bouee of a gentleman in
Fearing town«t|ip, in this county, rtn his way-home
wards, (Northumberttnd county. Ps.> who has po
litqly furnished us with the following pittfoulars,
obtained ftdm Mr daroaun .—Marietta Republican
Thu company consisting of Col. Henry Lcven
worth,
Si|i«o
Engineer; James Watson, from
of
he
is
the
fect
with
their
my
a
ing
I
line
in
of
that
ate,
tent
lers;
in
form
of
but
so
coqymtndant, from near Albany, N. Y.,
Haafflr,. a native of France, Topographical
eii 8 iiwvi , same* ** aiaeu, mini Baltimore, anti
JohnGeltis, frem near Philadelphia, Physicians—
under pay offfSO per month;—and 37 privates,
under psy qf^tO;—Whs Orgsniicd'in Washington
City, and loftifrarom July I fl» I from thence they
proceeded lo Erie, where they went on board the
Top sail ScTkhi
Greon Ray—wintered there— Went by Pfiirie du
Chiefl to St. Anthony's Falls, Mississippi— went up
at. Peter's river 3<^) miles in seach of lead mine«,
where they discovefcd several very valuable oqo—
wintered there—want down the same river, and
down tho Mississippi to tbe mouth of tbe Missouri,
thcnc© up thé Missouri to the foof oft the Rocky
Mountains—wintered there, and continued there
to it« middle of August—.then creased the Moun
tains, and were there ejght year«. While trav.pl
lingffiy the Frozen Ocean, and liavlng been ever to
Asia, south'towarda the bead of Columbiu river,
they were overtaken by a mow (tonn, and compell
ed to build houses and atay there for nine months,
aix of winch the sun never rose, and the darkness
was as great as that during our mghti, Tho snow
pan of the lime was 14 feet deep, aod ihtkcätnps
■ ompqjled to eat 41 oi their pack horses,
to preve ,. Siglfing; whilst tbe only food the horses
had was birch bark, which the company cut and
carried lo them by walking, on thejinow with snow
shoos. After passing the Mountains, they passed
38b different tnbas of Indiana, some perfectly
white, some red, tome entirely covered with hoar,
(denominated the Eauu Indians,) who were among
the moat singular, and ao wild that the company
were compelled to run them down with bora et to
J0re their dimensions, which was a pari of their du
ty; whilst others evinced the moat friendly dispose
tier, Captain Birdscl, landed at
ujr were c
gent
tion,
od.
my
ed
and
ry
I
to
the
of
su
tion. -. *
Among tho various discoveries
dc by Ihe
company, we have only room to mention those <>f
extensive beds of pure sail, the lurgesl of wjuch »«
18 »<*fts, several inches deep on the bordera, found
to be pure and wholesome.—also innumerable lieds
of alum, iron, leud, copper, gold and and silver ore,
ihe gold almost pure. Among the animals Mr. C.
describes lire"(irtaley Urey Bear," aa Iftosl fero
cious, end lord of tlie direst. The weight of sever
al killed by the company varied from 0 to 126U.
lbs. Their »trengtb
it almost beyond belief.
. The remains of ihe copipapy »tailed for home
August 1831. They recrossed the mountains
tlie head hf the Missouri river, there built s boat,
and those who were lame wlnt on board and the
rest on foot. Captain Leaveuswortli being lame;
rode on horseback wiffi'those on foot, and is sup
posai to he now in Washington çity by Mr. C.
Of the Company -ff died by sickness, one by break
ing a wild liprac, one by the fall of a tree, and 16
killed by the fodiani—tcfUl *2.
"Yesterday I visitod the home occu piÄ by
I- ranklin while he was m France. It is one of the
most beautiful.country residence* in the neighbor
hooo of Tatis, standing on the elevated ground of
Passy, and overlooking the whole city on eue side,
ami the valley of the Seine for a lbng distance to
wards Versailles on the other. * The house is olh
orwisei celebrated. Madame tjc Genii* lived there
xvhili. the present king wss her pupil;* and Louis
tho t ifteenth occupied it six month- f-r the coun
.try air, while under tho inaction oft lie goul—it*
neighborhood to the palace probably rendering
É?"" chàlea ^ <* i
i d . ' V5 , l,lcs - •»* «Äcupant« would setm to
I* 6 " 0 ertougb, without tho addition of
h • rn V. wl >oee ho#
pUaliiy makrs It delightful it present. .The Hglnn
wa *" U8ed b y Franklin, add which
1^°" ! "T* m 1 ' r "" co - « *« d >
m "raiatge, and form a sqit
mult'tn m ? 'c.k? fanu î£: Qn . tt,c fru "' «*««■ 1'
P lé-C3 10 ,ho Wotld 111
' ~~ N ' W * "**•*■
was sur|.rraing, and tales of
on
,
so
ing
the
of
.
the
to
ent
of
at
it
-Si
*.
Magnificent Cypreet 'Dree.—In the gardefts of
Gtispollepct* near Mv^co, the drat object that
» trike** tlie eye ia tlie magnificent cypress, called the
cypress of Montezuma. .It bad alfained Us full
growth, when that monarch was itt the throne,
(IfitO^ao that it mq^t utwv be at )ea*f 400 yeats
oh'J Jf®»t »till attains til vigor or ynuthfol vegeta
tion. Tlift trunk ia" forty-one fieet in circumfur
ence, yet the height ia so majesty aa to make even
this enormous mas* appear «lender. At Santo
Maria de Tula, in Oaxaca, to a cypresa 93| English
feel in circumference, which yet does not show the
»lightest syhiptoms of decay.— Ward's Mexico.
/ohnny, where's my faiur, [bawled out an Eas
tern »lioretnafl, as he stood bofoie tlie looking glass
duly prepared for th* operation ofsliavrtig.j "Why.
daddy, I've jist dono opening oysters with it "
'«■Well, tarnation take the hoy, run and rub ft on a
brick OR», and bwgqsli, if ever you do the like u
gain, if you alunV grifid it.V
#
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MES?
. ^ \\ fioDViLLyyr _
Tm ; LjÿM Y riôàylyG, JVxi s,j 83;
RmÎBLlÇAN; ticket!
** It jntf,
ÂjAcmby. ,
IPfBARBOJJK.
In addition trt the ^numerott*gtvijcnecq of Üte
pot'upiDty of ruiuv f. BA«qot?n, hitherto pub
lislitd, werryord tbs foflosreg ext'aft from the
Richmocd Enquirer:—"A nuiperoua «ad respecta
lAiéiia, at their coqyt
iaated V. P. Barbour
as the republican candid^e for the Vice-Preatden
cy. On the lffth of the*same month the pqeple of
Lynchburg, V«;, usaern^edand adopted reaoHition»
deprecating the nomination of "M/Van Boren, and
adopting P. P. Btrbour areas candidate, whore
qualities would command their hearty ind conato
ten, support. A meeting of the citirena of Norfolk
borough on the Iflih, have placed P. V. Barbour
pn tlie Jnckaon ticket. On the same day the peu
ple of- Powhatan coqply, adopted fimlntr resolu
tions, and denounced in atrenuqua term« the Cdti
vention about to be held at Baltimore, for the- pur
pose of foisting Martin fan Buren upon atooeredu
loua and confiding |coply. y
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mgeting ol tlie cilixeua of
house on the Htb Msy, nomi
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To tub Votehs Oi- Wims-soM Content
IT is »ttyral that when a citizen ofanv com.
munlty declares himself a candiit,to r. It r
lice, ^rtfoulftv^^ SreLnt^m in °, f '
of i state, orna(iort, ^?i i , Z,ffe
know hto political sentiments, uüd tî.e mouvw l.y
which he to actvàlgd tu hecorm. ,„,,n ,
that Station. i.^rt^ na^l to'n^ ^I
he in actuated by the hope* of IxLrÀÜÎ'ril !
which 1 do not deny) but m what
rewarded!—it cmLlv L n „! ( 1
is allowed him, for thu\ will not in „1 .if 1
cïïVÂ?
judge, tmd eu y whethe hc nn. ,T P '® °™ •"
X n«fte. fe e posses, tl;d TO p3triotlG
, JCOMijUNICATIUNS.]
TOTHE VOTERS OF WILKIJSSON COUNf Y.
Frtuiw-CirtaEW*:—Actuated by • dq»tre
gratify the feelings of tome raised friend«, and -
the asm« time bo instrumental in carrying into ef
fect the wishes of t^epeofllc upon a sublet,fraught
with conclusions and results immediately involving
their future rights and interest«, 1 have submitted
my name to your Consideration a* a-c^pdidate for
a seat in the Cbnveptionr . - ; *
Conceiving*it to be the duty of every individual
aspiring to political elevation thro'popular tavor,
to-give .to those whom he is desirous . f represent
ing a candid expntiiiou of bi« vie«« and piineiplca;
I will-endeavor to present you with a summary out
line of tbe general principles 1 entertain, and which
in the event of my election will conatitulejho basis
of my action.
Assuming it a a a proposition not to be contre
verlud, that all power is inherent ia tlie people,
that they are tlie only true and legitimate suufco
wiienceall political and civil rule can emrn
ate, and moreover that they are perfectly compe
tent to govern tfremserVes and «elect their own ru
lers; i shell unhesitatingly advocate the policy and
expediency of placing all offices immediately with
in their control. , ,
The mode of electing thejudieiary will probably
form the moat prominent topic in the deliberations
of the Convention ; all parties agreeing to the right
possessed by the people ofchoairig thru own Judges
but dflh nng among thrrrnelvc« aa to the policy of
so remodelling ihe Constituti o n aa to placq the or
f this branch ofW Government im
to
gamzauon o
mediately within thgir disposal.—Strong and co
gent argumeota are used on both' sides of ihe ques
tion, the one ptyiy contending, that election of the
judges by the people will be productive of "violence,
misrule and oppression"—tiie other thst iljwcer
laiuly the mo® pure, correct and democratic meh
od. Upon a carefill cMinmation of this question,
my reflections have leilTno irroatotably to the con
clusion, that no particular mode that may be adopt
ed can be entirely free from ol ,ectioti, but that the
election by the people and that for a limited and
specified term of year«, is the least objectionable
and more certain in tbe eui{ to secure to us an
honest und correct judiciary. - Hence should 1 be
chosen one of your delegates to the convention, eve
ry exertion on my part would be used-to amend the
Constitution so at to place the election pf the judges
before the people; falling to attain this alteration,
I should next be disposed to give Ihe appointments
to the ' Governor retting the confirmation with
the Senate;—at tbe same time iimiungthe number
of nopimelious to aiiy one office, by the Governor,
su as to prevent the influencé ai partisans «ver the
executive. The creation of an appellate
pretne cofirt, separate and dfetinct from the Cir
cuit or district courts ia certainly desirable and
will doubtlessly receive tho aanctiun of tbocoriven
or ao
tion.
, 'Our
prewat chancery system, appears imper
fcct and otjectionalJc-; the iuconvemen^e of pruse
tuting a f*tr in equity u So great, and th*,expenc»w
so onaroua as frequently to deter parties from push
ing an investigation of tlisir cast»;—it in fact at
limes amounts to s denial of justice ttftthe poor man,
mlwrotho «mount m gontrovtysy i* totally diaprp
portioned to the expence*" necessarily meowed
investigating tire case: the policy therefore of abol
ishing this court and vesting eqiflty jurisdiction in
the circuit court» so os to bring justice to the door
of every man, is strongly recommended.
. Tlie nniculu] character of the laws enacted by
the legislature, haa been a «.tore* of much complamt ;
with a viqw to remedy this evil, bienial m liet»of
annual session* of the législatures arc recorarndh
ihM. . '
The location of. the seat of government appear«
to Uve been a bone of contention bçlween differ
ent section* of the Stale; the propriety therefore
of fixnig it permanently by a constitutional prow
sionwappears obvious.
I have thus follow eiligen» given you a lîhity on
line of my view», and should Ibe elected to repre
taaent your intéréeti h convention-—ifl cannot dia
char^fe »he duties of the truat with ability, I shall
at least hattest he si. traction to know that il will be
done with zeal tud honesty.
EDW'D v T. FARISH.
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Jpni 9, 1832.
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principle« or oot. If they can "tlfifcÆ
tirq that be docs possess those princiij«
enquiry is, whstare hi» qnalificn,i«n} c
if he haa eonimoo sense, tgd dj^,.
commercial buainess, and deals honePMk
with tit fclldftr-man, he*ia < t unl^MiZ'
not prMcnd to say that he perfec,]fT
there la BO such thing as a mat.V i* •
any thidg, and much less ctm(d it | 1( "
thfiebstruseaciepce "f.poli'oca; whhe
able id 0ur.communiiy areoppnwdt 0W t
and probably «ûlUo'remain, as long ash,
Were to no theory the) can qualify a man
ir con needed with a stead v progrf%*w, u '
nd général dealings wr\)i ibe
Fellow-citisscu»! 1 have com© befete
candidate to represent yoil irr, ht c<sind
•rate,—t ad it ia with you to s»y, Whether
gible ■to that slitiotHr oôt. i rrud« n%
"Uiy if yuu vKjpmi| f will do an
beat of my humble abilili«*, fa, the "i
your jAteres) and true hnprtmci. I «j
ci, afty
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in
m
«fui
Id
Ml
«»»" <o vote for me, but will
before tlie. people at theft servant; and
not eWH me, I will have the satisfkaliM
ing, that I have freely offered my h
from a pure motive, and that I^iveconri
self tha; 1 am »tiling in take an active p„„
act vice of my country. Which to a spirit 4
to peseeas in li&'.antj fetgin until deaffi ■
Your obedient servant, and
Fellow-citizen, -
MATTHIAS ÖVEP.
f'tRow Cititeni —(n a late Planter, oteti
nature of "Juljn W.Aitldart," is unaddtr*
in which.^e endeavour* to show that th©
of judges by genera) vote, would lie ptodtto
mucb evil and confosion,—(ha, its tlicory *
position to the first principles of our gored
and Ibat it isqalculsted to destroy the crtM
curily that man ■can have against misrule, <
«ion and violonce. Ho acknowledges fié
but denies the policy ortho pcoplê to chotai
officers;—that ia for want ofcapticily of viitt
inuat rclirrquisb the right lo appoint ''IreaN
agent* to Administer, to adjudicate, and Ur.
their will, and entrual it to those who by k
fortuite ate entitled to their o>nfiticnce-Lii
whatf—that confusion may be avnidrd-J
bow-by destroying the relation between to
and agent T—wonderfut or 1er created bycts
—tbo destruction of simplicity and ackan
riptit. V e», fellow eititens, accordiog to
dart a logic, to prevent confusion we ml
quisb our rights to agents who
agents will be amenaM
No; the elected are the agents and theefect
principals, and the right in the principal
struct, and tlye duty ofthetijfent to obey, id
bending rule both of legal and municipal jt
dcnce. Then it must follow that confus
be increased in proportion to thè bicro»»
number of accountable individuals. Theatj
that the extetuoi a judicial district, thedivi
interests, thf^tistence pf|«trties, the local t
&• prejudices are evils, is ready conceded H
ment itflejf, is but a necessary evil.*» But cat
evils whi£fe are rendered harmless hy their**
altmo be compared in rnsgm'ode to those in
able ones which grow out of legislative ore)
appointments! The div©, ty „f ln „. r08 ,.
■stence of party, tho Iocs t prejud.ee,, and 1.
situation of the people, operate «checks,
combinations in qlectiohe, and give the »i:
aaauranee« to the judge* «bat nothing bot I
injustice wifi endanger their offices, or stig
their prospefity with the epithet faithless
In legislative and electoral bodies, parties i
temalica!ly,and effective; cabal, intrigua, t
ruption exert all their influence. Their '
is, give me this roan, end I will give you
judges who obtain their election in auch
conscious that no act of individual oppt
flagrant ? never it may be, will endanger thd
utnents, as the roeanf that obtained theirtj
will secure their offices. But whim eW
and amenable to the people, individual ogp
from the principle of gr&j^tude towards a fa
revenge to an enemy, would light the totcl)
position, consume the*popularity, extinguti
ofltccs, and brand them with the epithet*
and corrupt. The extotenie of auch
tlie I »copie eject, to improbable,
has interest and qualifications sufficient to p
his election, wohld be ignorant that such b
would blaat his prospects and ruin hto rMK.
Having shown that confusion will be ditafelK,
and ajrito avoided by electing judges liygtflaù,y
votai, I will endeavour lo shew that if is aotj^tth
position to tlie principles of otir g.-vernintitVflfl^
that the principles of republics admit of*o^H|!
•TV '* •»• acknowletlgmcnt made one« BHC
that the pbople are the only Icgitimuti' swt lB^
power, is an unqualified admission that lltoia^nu
mav dispose of that power aa to them seems
Then the principles of our government
opposed to, but in perfect accordance with!
by tbo people. The checks and balaa W—
arccrsenlisl to the security of individgid»*®BBL
duration of government, will be mom.afitf'WyA,
preaervedjby -émana ting frftn the »anta
loh same manner, than by being dependent ot 4Lgg
er orboth oftJieupowrrs which they areinpitätWC
check, or different power for their appei"t*®|
their continuance in office, apd their sufanpa^Hn
cry state Iff the anion have been qnd aratftt^BHJ
nod with the judicial system of their owa
I 'nited States. Yet in no state have ihe«rtf>BH|
their eonVcntionera had sufficimit courage tv{^E
further innovations thin, limiting the tenu
officers on the judicial system of enlight*»toB|H
tain, appealed to with «o much roofidcttcsW®®?
Gildart who seems tQ,linvc forgotten that
triumphant Independence, tho united Irish bt^W
fered.and an Emet died. Shall we resain lhB*J
of SerdOude wbicli the contagion of exampleftfBj
the principles of republicanism were proprtJf^Hj
derstootl iifcorporated into opr system, nt
, '" ntnon up'cournge sufficient Okbretk tb««P
o^*!T P e ' *". ' r '"' ,,lc lon ^
,,onB d error tinder utir feet with the cir»l°"^B
r "* 0Ce philosopher* and dauntless
of,reeln «" How much more no'bto the U«k
sh f leld " ,R our ''™ B rous dispo.ition* under tto
of prudence, by pursuing precedents and 1 ft.
-mprovcmentsj Slave nut the human race
heved of'more and greater grievances by ( ,e
,a "' 1 on R inf tl designs of the eulightçned ft*"
America .with.n the last half century,
f dl| «*nce lo precedents and the pittiç'l>>®. of lff
Sl, '^'^ ea,cr Han. facility and aimj.h^'fc
P u " ls,lrncnf - 'Mo fewer the number of cnjffi
M , kc your j^iciary amenable to you,you r*f
nta wiioie kuh aodi
e neither to them at
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