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mencement of the revolution, spontaneously retired without Soins beyond the frontiers of the kingdom. 2. 7ne officers of the corps of veterans, who were admitted into the service of the revolutionary government, if it appears that they subsequently retired from that body. The respective sums fixed for the relief of those two classes are as follows:—a colonel, 1,760 & 3,070 florins—-a lieutenant colonel, 1,300 and 1,550 florins: a major; 1,100 and 1,340 florins •—a captain, 1,000 and 2,240 florins; a lieuten ant, 850 and 1,030 florins. From the Pennsylvania Whig. (A Clay paper ) The policy of the approaching political cam paign points so vividly and distinctly to a union of action on the part of the friends of Mr. Clay with those of William Wirt, in Pennsylvania and New-York, that we feel no little astonish menu it should require to be elucidated, or en forced, in order to its instantaneous adoption by the National Republicans. We wage no war of bigotrv, but a roar of reform. We de sire to see Andrew Jackson, or rather Martin Van Buren, through his person: superseded in the Presidental chair, by any man who is in trinsically qualified to be in his own person a substantive, efficient and responsible President We believe Ar Clay or Mr. Wirt both States men, either of whom, if elected, would reflect honor on the country But perhaps, neither of whom can be elected, unless in this State & New-York, the friends of Mr. Clay unite in the support of Mr. Wirt. We say perhaps— for although the strength of the Anti-masonic vote will, in our opinion; be sufficient in both States, to carry a ticket against all other parties combined ; yet, this opinion would be redut ed certainty, if that union is formed, which af finity of political principles so directly points to and invites. It might be perilous to hazard the issue of so gieat a contest, upon the vigor of so young a party, however powe> ful, with that of Jackson men and Clay men united; a union that would be most unnatural and monstrous, inconsistent and absurd; and which, therefore, we cannot conceive to be practicable. But though youthful, the Anti Masonic party is robust, even to gigantic vig or; and if it grows for the coming six months, in proportion to its former advancement, it will lay prostrate all opposition before its ponder ous march. Already do the vallies ring and ! the hills echo with this new cry of Liberty; | throughout this State and New-York—where ! the people are up as they were in the days of John Adams, prompt and active in repelling all encroachments upon their rights, and resol-i ved to defend themseves at the ballot boxes -1 Ycs the People are up — arrayed against Jack-! son Masonry in all its forms and bearings; and we doubt not but the issue will nobly vindi-[ wxxjMExaroTOMr expositor. Friday, Marck 28, 1882 Democratic Anti-masonic Candidate FOR PRESIDENT, WILLIAM WIRT, MAHTLAMT). FOR VTOB PRESIDENT AMOS ELLMAKER, fEUNHTLVARIA. J7*The indisposition of the Editor daring the pres ent week, will be a sufficient apology for the small space occupied by his remarks. We acknowledge the reception of several important Public Documents, through the polite attention of the Hon. J. J. Mil ligan. In conTersation with a Mason not long since, we took the lib to ask him, why his brethren so uniformly withdrew from the' Lodge, when years and experience hao matured their minds? He replied, that the object was, **to transfer the per formance of the active duties of the Lodge, to the younger members, as being their appropriate employ ment." What a specious and cogent reason!/ In what do those 'ACTIVE DU TIES' of the Lodge consist? Agreeably to masonic profession they consist in enlightening and exalting the human mind, by ineuloating the principles of love, benevolence, morality, and religion. If such he the fact, is it politic, honorable, wise or just, for men in declining years, to abandon the "HOLY TEM PLE," and cense to perform those Sacred duties, imposed up on man by his beneficent Creator? Does any period of life more imperiously demand the soothing balm of,Religion, than Age, wlUi its growing infirmaties, its tremulous apprehensions, and its fearful solicitudes? What can inspire hope, cheerfulness, and resignation in the last stage of human existence, hut the performance of those very duties which, in the Lodge-room, assigned exclusively to the young/ ! Masonry professes to be «benevolent and a religi tion. This profession is either time or false:—if atiould all good men retain their connexion with mason attending the Lodge, and by practising its preeepts;— false, then are adhering member« guilty af practising deception, and sanctioning hypocrisy. To what pulpf bte artifees, idle pre texts, and contemptible subterfuge do masons resort, in order to sustain an Institution, which is hnsed upon falsehood, and which is justly and indelibly branded with the revoltiong and complicated crimes of murder, treason, said perlury. •W )UR mxtitu true, then The true method of estimating the intrinsic value of any Institution is, to observe the effect its principles produce upon the lives of its members, or to examine the character of its patrons. If we|cst the character of the Masonic Institution by this criterion, what will become of its boasted Science, Morality, and religion? It lias been satisfactorily proven, that a man may com mit homicide, forgery, treason and perjury, with all kinds of illegality, vice and crime (except speaking the truth concerning the revelation of Jachin and Boaz,) 8c still retain a respectable standing a MASON. We nrc acquainted with persons, exhibiting almost every species of moral defotmity,, who nevertheless, receive the warm and fraternal embrace of the Craft as a bo dy. What felicity springs from a union of kikdiikd spirits.,*/!; Nicholas G. William City Oeticers.. son. Esq. was on Saturday evening, e'ected Alderman of this City; and James P. merrihew JTtgh Constable On the Thursday evening preceding John Guyer was elected Raliff, Del. Journal. of of a e the spirit of revolutionary freedom, which c nave inherited from our sires, and which now lights up every hi 11 top with the beacon flames of Liberty. Onward is the word-and victory will be the reward. _quest & CONGRESSIONAL. »titution, and if otherwise, to propose such an < amendment to the Constitution as will enable I Congress to make such appropriation. After the reception of petition, and memorials, a number of bills were considered as in commit tee of the whole, and ordered to a third read ing; among which was the bill annroDriatinir 5000doliara for the pndIcTOVa® annually, for five years, for the establishment of a Law Library—the expenditure to be made under the direction of the Chief Justice of the Umted States. The motion to reconsider the vote on the Apportionment Bill came up as the unfinished business, when Mr. Clavton moved to lay the hill on the table, in order to makej way for the remarks of Mr. Moore, of ; on the subject of the Tariff resolution— This motion having been agreed to, Mr. Moore; forr n , !> l Cl r 9Sed ll '\ S ®- na,e in ' * peech °J Srea.j force and argument, in opposition to the pro .inn. Z, Hou !® ofR , c P r ®s en ' a,,v e»-« b * résolu lions proposed on a former day, by Mr. Root, providing for certain amendments to the Con solution of the United States, in relation to the mode of the election of the President and Vice President, and inclligibility of the former for re-election, were taken up, snd after some re marks, in exposition of their object, by Mr. Root, committed to a Committee of the Who!» on the state of the Union. Mr. Howard sub mitted a resolution on the subject of a* reducti on of the duty on Iron, imported for the ; poses of rail-roads, upon which a discussion a rose, and continued until arrested by a motion to pass to the order of the dav. The House af terwards went into a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, Mt. Huntington in the Chair, and took the a m I of pur the Chair, and took up the Military and Gen eral Appropriation Bills, which were passed through the Committee, and reported to the House. At the close of the sitting, Mr. Ad ams intimated his intention to move this dav to lie excused from further service in the Com mittee on Manufactures. At half past five o' clock the House adjourned. In the Senate, on Fridtlv* the Bill appropri ating 85,000, & 8$1,OCO per annum for 5 years, for the purchase of law books for the Library of Congress, was p^sed. Several private bills were passed. Mr. Robinson offered a resolu on concerning the extension of the privilege of franking to members of the State Legisla ture. The bill to exempt merchandize, imprrt ed under certain circumstances, from the ope ration of the act of Mav 1828, respecting the ta riff, was considered; after some discussion, for the present laid on the table. The Senate resu med the consideration of Mr. Clay's resolution, proposing» modification of the tariff, and Mr. Bibb spoke about 2 hours thereon, when he gave way to a motion to adjourn.— The Sen Ue adjourned to monday. In the House of Representatives, Mr. Adams, the Chairman of the Committee on Jfanufactu rers, for reasons stated, asked to he excused for the remainder of the session from serving the said committee. This motion was oppo sed by Messrs. Cambreleng, J. S. Barbour, Drayton, Bates of Maine, Spreight of Mercer, and supported by Messrs. Denny. Davis of S. C. and Dearborn. Mr. Everett moved to post pone the motion until monday, and Mr. Stewart moved to postpone it until Wednesday next, At the suggestion of Mr. Wavne, Mr Adams withdrew the requestat present. Mr, Duncan from the committee on public lands, reported a full to establish a Surveyor General's office in the States of Illinois, Indiana and Afissouri, & in the Territories of Arkansas and Michigan, Considerable time was spent in the considera tion of the General appropriation bill for the support of Government for 1832. Various a mendments were others rejected or mended, was eventually ordered tobe engros sed fora 3d reading, The Senate did not sit on Saturday. In the House of Representatives, Mr. Bell from the Committee on Indian Affairs, report ed bills authorising the appointment of an A gent to reside among the choctaw Indians, west ! of the river Mississippi, in pursuance of the Treaty of 1830—in addition to the several acts r> gulating the intercourse with the indian tribes and to provide for the appointment of 8 Com missioners to treat with the Indians, and for o ther purposes. Mr. White of New York, from the Select Committee on Coins, made a report accompanied by a bill concerning the gold coins of the U. States. Three thousand extra copies of the Report, were, on motion of Mr. Patton, directed to be printed. Mr. White from the same Committee, reported a bill reg ulating the value of certain foreign silver coins within the U. States. Mr. Johnston of Ken tucky, from a Select Committee, reported a bill to ascertain the loss of property at Detroit, & the adjacent country, during the late war, Mr. t or proposed and agreed to, and withdrawn. The bill, as a Wiciliffe submitted a resolution directing the Committee on Private Land Claims, to enquire: into the conduct of the Commissioner of the General Und Office touching an official re made to that officer, by the Committee on Public Lands. The resolution was amend ed, by directing the enquiry to be made by the < 6 _ I Bank or the United States -Mr Dal la, has reportedabilUnthe^Senatefor the re! moral of the Charter of the Bank for 15 years, with certain modifications _of which the fol lowing are the principal one, Dme,™-. P P , ' . m™ low 100 dollars 8 lg " n ° * 3 ' ** No notes funder «sol to he from »h. Bank S' i, " at the' bank or branch whence issued except a* the request of the persons to whom thev arede livered. P y . de ' The notes of the Bank thoutrh navnhle at a Alaba-Lrticulsr place,shall!bereceived^.,1! Branch in payment of balance due by any Stall Bank. ^ ^ ' te The Corporation prohibited retaininganvre al estate, other than for banking purposes. Ion ttc, 3 !""' Und " 3 Pena,,y ° f S51 °' 000 except in the States in which they now exist, without the assent of the Legislature, Bonus of 55500.000 to the Government, able in the three first years, in 3 In the House, it will be A a a at a payments, seen, that Mr, Spea ker Stevenson, after ascertaining that one half of the body over which he desired to cxercisr for themselves a power, in ordinary cases del egated by the House to the Speaker, had the indelicacy, bv his casting vote, to defeat that desire. This comes as near to usurpation, as any thing we remember in parliamentary an nals— Del. Journal. the Beware of secret associations and combina whatever !—Samuel Adams. I am opposed to all secret societies !—John Hancock. ! I believe that Freemasonry does no good, that mightnot be accomplished by better means, Its secrecy and extensive combinations are dan gerous. Its titles and trappings are vain, fool ish and inconsistent with our republican insti tutions. Its pretensions are absurd, fallacious and impious. Its ceremonies and mysteries profane, and lead many to believe that they impose obligations paramount to the laws—in deed I have never known a very great mason, who was not a very great fool — C D. Cold - en. the present occupant of the executive chair, but the public evils real or alledged of this admin istration. are as nothing in my sight, the sum of them, those which spring from masonry.— t Pi chard Push. MISCELL A N EOU»S. THE ODD FELLOWS. This soeietv commenced a few vears aj$o in Loi.don by a number of men of whimsical and odd habits, by forming a club to King songs, drink wine, and tell stories for each other's a musement. It increased in time. Number* begat confidence, impudence, and soon they bepan to look formidable. Their increasing numljcrs induced them to change their original desigti-—to make it an object of speculation, A turn it into a kind of bastard masonry, by which thev could draw money from the purses of the members A contrivance was prepa red. Oaths and degrees were formed—the former nearly similar to a mason's in everv par ticular; hut the names of the degrees are differ ent, while their orders is similar. The price being made lower than masonry, it became the resort of the lower orders. It was introduced into this country by an English blacksmith, named Wildey;a man so illiterate that he could not write his name until taught since his eleva tion, to make his signature? It commenced in Baltimore, and has spread through the coun try, generally embracing the class whose ethics are not under strict discipline. It is, like all the secret orders, a medium to introduce deism through the facinations of song and drink, and merrv and social habits, under concealment by which its seductions are disguised. The candidate of Odd Fellows is introdu ced blindfolded as masons are, and the cere mony is made as solemn and impressive as pos sible. The master Is called Noble Grand.— He is assisted by right and left supporters . and father , representing an infirm old man, with a notherneai him dressed in white to represent on ath. The three standing degrees are white blue and scarlet —They have lately manufactu red a number of other degrees—in all, it is said, 15 or 20. These are made as the aspi ring members desire command, and more select company. Grandshire Wildey made one de gree called " the degree of the covenant." the officers who give the charge to the candidate are masked, and the noble grand sits behind a curtain, or veil which is closed before him. to for tions !— Washington. I am decidedly opposed to all secret societies I am not. and have not been the advocate of •4 It is true that after the practical exhibition of masonry which we have had in Nêto-York no man of common prudence can sleen over these discoveries, and will £ kc carecverv ease of doubt to inquire.— William Wirt . A SCHOLAR'S LIFE. but that ! s 11 not ' slr ! ~ th *' '» « no *' * he bod y " 5 °" rn ?'8 ,cct - W f 8 row ° ld b * for , e SSS"? We wb,th " Up: - the •>' outh ""^*®™»s there . l * n0 . b ««>nd tn out a'j' Welookabout us ' vl,b dinnned eyes.—. A " d ° U j breat J b S r °ws short and thick, and pams and coughs and shooting aches come up a bitter life— bitter life ~" J °^ ® 3S ,lf f- 1 wouId I bad never com m ® nced it. And yet the harsh world scowls " pon u,;our nerve3 are br * len - aBd ' b «T won th^ We ^ re , querulou3; our b,ood «»dies, and r' V ask wb y , w ' arc not gay; our brains grows dizzy and mdistintlfas with me just now) and. . u £* in e ,brir shoulders, they whisper their ne,| $ ,, 2"* T® a . r ® mad ' 1 * bad w'V d V u"® P' ou 8 , '- I * nd known sleep, and ovct ^ m,rt h—and—and not been what I am. 1 A Crier Extraordinary. — A gentleman in forms us that while sojourning at one of the * towns in Virginia he encountered in the street a stout, double-lunged negro who was ringing a hand bell most manfully. After labouring at it sometime, the fellow made a dead halt, bellowed out something to the following effect —" Sale dis night—frying pans—grid-irons— book—oyster knives, and odder kinds of dicines; Joe Williams will hah some fresh oy*. ters at his * stablishment*—by tickler desire Mr. Hewlet will gib limitations ober again— two or three dozen damaged discussion gun locks, and Rev. Mr. P—Q—will deliv me er a armont on temperance, half past six o'clock presise; dat's not all!—widout money or price the great bull Philip will be stationt at squires 'i-- '»,• —and dats not all neither!—dare will be a perelite and select coloured ball at Mrs Johnso'ns just arter dis is bin done! Galaxy. PRICES— -Brandywine Mills, March 23. D5 to h 25. 2 50 to 3 00. 4 50. 1 00 . - 103.' FLOUR, Superfine, per barrel MIDDLINGS, RYE FLOUR, WHEAT, Red, per 60 lbs. White, do. do, do. I in. RYE CORN, per 57 lbs. OAT'S, per bushel COOPER STUFF, per M. do. 65 43. 38 to UOO. DYE STTT3TS. LOG- WOOD—MADDER, NICARAGUA WOOD, RED WOOD—FUSTIC, TURMERIC—CAM-WOOD, West Spanish Indigo, Copperas , Alum. Liquid. Blue Dye. ü*c. tà'c. Constantly on hand, and sold wholesale or retail, at EdNvavd ItvinglvuTBi's Drug and Chemical Store, XO. 181 , Market atreet Wi\ nnn<îton —o\»\*ositft the. BANK of DELAWARE. DOCTOR SWEETS for strained and dislocated limbs, Rheuma tism; &c-;—for Sale at E. Bringhurst's, as a bove. MAYNARD and NOTE'S Celebrated INK POWDER , a very superior article, for Sale at E. Bringhurst's DRUG & CHEMICAL Store, No. 137, Market street, Wilmington, opposite the Bank of Delaware, March 23, 1832. t-r. LIST OF AGENTS. We respectfully request the following per. sons to act as agents for the Wilmington Ex positor. Jonathan Jenkins, Camden, Kent Co. Del John Caty M, D, Bridgeville, Sussex Co. do Exekiel Cowgill, near Dover, Benjamin Henderson, New Milford, George Clarke, near Del. City. Henry Cazier, Summit Bridge Simon Spearman, Smyrna, Ke: Andrew Thompson, Lewistown, Daniel Corbet, or F. D. Weight M. D. Cantwell's bridge. Michael Stuart, Middleford. Sussex Co. do Kendal M. Lewis Esqr. near Laurel, $us. sex Co. A. A. Evans M. D. J. W, Ash M. D. Superintendant of the Medical Dispensary Phila. Samuel Hues, Village Green, Del. Co. do Jas. Huston, Chichester, Jas. Gibbons, near Westchester, Chester County. B. Fussel M. D. Kennet Square Jas. Gibson and PcrciforF. Gib hons.P do do do do ent Co, do do Del Del Maryland Pa do. do- do do do »mu ass sxrniTitmu l>«nu ar tsd omet.