Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, September 15, 1837, Page 1

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated September 15, 1837 Page 1
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Iff MuvXttxiJW '0xtt Jffcf 8& NOT THE CLOU V OP CiESAltJ II U T THE WELPA HE OF HOME. BY If. B. STACY. DEFERED ARTICLES. iCTHASNUOAN of Imliann, anil Pearcf. ofRhodc Island, were Members of the Committee of Investigation appointed by tho last Congress. They both labored to conceal, rather than expose the corruptions or tho Government, for which they arc rewarded, the People having left them at home. Michioan The 'majority for CrAry, (V. H.) os far as is known, is G40. The Slate gave over 3000 for Van Huron last fall. Death of Member , of Congress --The' Hon. Mr. Stanimfer, of Tennessee, died suddenly, near Kingston, East Tennessee, on his way'.to Washington. Mr. S. was a Whig. In Maine, tho Election for Governor -and Members of the Legislature, took place on the 1 1th inst. Edward Kent is the whig, nnd Goriiam Panics the Van Buren Candidate for Governor. RHODE ISLAND. Tho glorious triumph obtained by the Whigs of Rhode Island, in tho election of Messrs. Tillinghast and CnANSToN to represent that State in the next Congress, is one of the most brilliant victories for the Whig party recorded in our political history. Tho Wings of that Stato have covered themselves with unfading laurel". Thev have given an impulse to tho "ball nf revolution" uhchis now rolling over the country, that will invigorate the cause of the peopli; throughout the entire Union. It is by such results anil such alone that our rulers will he influenced to mclio rate their disastrous measures. The war upon the currency and business of the people cannot bo persisted in with tuch expressions nf public sentiment, a have jusl been forwarded to them from Rhode Island. Wo anticipate the best results from this great triumph, the particulars of winch will be found below, and we hope the bright example of Rhode Island will not be without its proper influence in other States. From ilia Prnvidenrc Journal. " Jf'c have met the enemy and then arc ours." Tim conflict U mer; tli! (jmiil lilil Im Iieeri fmtijlil, ninl llm li inner of victory fln.it in li inniili over iIim citadel uf'lieedntn. Willi heartfelt exiilw tinn do we pinmcUiin, to llm-ii wlio from otry purl of 1 lie cnnnliy li.nt" cliitclfil in in their linpp, llicir wi-ltc mid ilieii pr.iNcrc, the urtniiiie inipilittpncr.- nuonnisLAND'HAs dunk iikii duty j She. lias lie.ii il I lie nppcal from a iiiinnl, desolate roimliy she. li.is ueucd willi jorimv t tic de.ecru. tcil, li.unplfd ron-iiliilion, anil with i lie spirit lli.it niiiin.iicd her Gieen anil tier I'ciry, flic lus liaien. cil In die icfcue. When did lirr country call upon Iter in vain 1 When wan die came nf 'lilrrlv en ti listed in lirr keeping, hut she proved f.iiihful to the chaise i The returns fiom all the towns have not yet reach ed us; lull suflifii'iit is Known in ? uisfy in IicmhiiI a .loulit of I lift ohTlinn of.lOSr.1'11 I,. TM.U.VG IIAST and UOIU'.UT It. CltANSTON. We ennt atnl.itf oiiifelifs and our fiieiula upon this ni tiniph ofpihtciple. In no oilier stale does the ch.ir nricr of llio elections indicate to exactly the opin ions of the lliinkiiiz pot lion of llie community. Ev. pry voir in Khodc li-l.ind irpioents a certain por tion ni thu Ffiiicc ol'lhn soil ; I tie hills and vallies, nml the locks and I lie woods', anil the streams tpc.ik :it iho polls. No man is here allowed lo vole, tinlcs lie has an imprest in I lie noil. No man ran much up In the poll, and then putting upon his luck all the inter est he has In the rime, viulk out nfii. 'J'he fmeitjn euiijranl, iut landed upon our shore1, cannot ;( to the h.illot lirec and vole (or men whose namps he ncier befiiie heaid, and foe principles that he is in capahle of rnmprelienilinj, 'I'lic hiipliii's of ihc Koirrnment cannot he un polled, at llili icpii dnllar.i a head, 'from a neihhnr in? sl.ile,' lo nut numlicr the otes of native ciliens and alllinu;li llie revenue fuller can Le anil has hcpii id.iri'd at I lie disposal of llie lory candid, uc In facilitate his visit lo the ii-laniU and idiom towns of the Plate, the men of the ytiv pi niiiput vessel cannot tic Hiinnioni'il at the hoatswain's nhiflle, to inaich up In the polls, mid sie their voirs for llie adminis tration candidates, in die same manner lli.il they would obey any oilier command of their offircis. Yet uhnipver rnuld ho done has been done, ami ue iii'ar evidence thai tho naenlH of (he povoniiiifiit have u.-pil all vijrilenre in iheir amused work. We nctpiit litem, in llicir madei?, of all hlamo in the l.i i lut o nl Hie rlcclion. Wli.itPirr roiiuplion, whatever fiUrdinnd, what over pPilidv and trnaclicrv roiild dn.has hem areoin tilitlicd. The influence fiom Wihin?lnii has I pen open and tinilUgiiiped ; money h is been ponied nut like water; rum has been nfTeipd fiee nfciM ; I 1 1 1 houses hac l)i en ptoitiUed in half the voters on llie finite towns; the filiin; out of lh l'emu hani I has been oflpiril to the carppiitprs of Npwp'iti, ami the tory caniliil.no lias pieitjecl IiiiiijcII, il clcrli'il, tori. fert unproipiiipnls in Nar riigiiiiteit Ii.iv tiifliticul to .consume half the revenue of the nation. The result has shown that the freemen of Rhode Island ate not to be bought with gold, nor deluded with promises, nor deceived with falsehoods. Aa Aincricflii8,wfi rejoice thai the roiintry is ft cod from llie reign of roiiuplion and n-iirp.iiion ; as Rhode Islandem, we nro pinml that our own unto lins etiuck llie final mid t lie death hlow to the mon ster th.it while she held in her hand the destinies of the country, she was 1 1 ue to herself, dcpiin the temptations of linger anil the rniruplion nf oflie. , Wn now stand erect in viilueand pin !ty ,:iiii rearh. Ing forth lo Alas.-ailiiifX'lls and Vermont claim a sinter's hand soon may llie rest of New England dolikewitc! GLORIOUS AND UNPRECEDEN. TED VICTORIES. The records of political warfare never exhibited such triumphant majorities as the Whigs have to their tickets In tho States of Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee and Rhodn Island, at the recent elections. INDIANA. Official Retuiinb. First District, Winrjs. Admin. John Pitcher, 4,477 II. lJoon 4,534 Second District, John Ewing, 5,723 John Law, 4,887 Third District, Wm Graham, 5.717 J. S. Simonson, 4,300 Fourth Dint riil, Goorgo II. Dunn, 0,091 Amos Lane, 5.057 Fifth Dish iet Sixth District. Win Ilcrod, 0,035 James B. Ray, 5.0B0 Seventh. District. A. S. White, 10.737 N. Juckson, 3,369 42.3C0 23,125 The vote in the Fifth district is not in cluded, both candidates being Whigs. The vote for Presidential Electors in this tlis trict last fall was Whig 7,273 Van Bit rcn 4119. It is pretty evident that the Van Ilurcn party has gained no strength since. Taking that vote as tho test of par. tics, the case stands thus. For the Whig Candidates, 49.G53 For the Van Buren do. 32.244 Whig MAJontTr, 17,409 The vote for Presidential Electors last fall stood Whig, 41,2f!l Van Burcn, 32,4711 Whig majority, 8,003 Showing a Whig gain in the State since last fall of CG0G. TENNESSEE, I.NFi.ur.scE of Gen. Jackson! All the counties in the S ate havo been heard from excepting two, and they present the following robiilt of the contest for Gov. For Newton Cannon ( W.) Robert Armstrong (V. B.) G0.1CO 30.053 19,313 Whig Majority, The vote for Presidential Electors stood thus. For White, 35,902 For Van Buret), 20,120 White's majority, 9.0-12 Showing a Whig gain of 9,471. Let us hear no more of Jackson's influ ence at home. KENTUCKY. Wn have not received the official vote, but the majority for the Whig candidates cannot be much less than twenty thous and. Tne State L"gisliiture will contain 90 Whigs U Van Bnrenites Whig tna. jority 57. The Whig majority in tho la't Lcgi-'aturc was only 22, by which majority Mr Clay was reelected to the Senate. RHODE ISLAND. Tho aggregate popular vote is about 2000. The average Whig majority 1000 Wo publish these political statistics to show the country where the demockacy OF .NU.MUCH3 MES Coming events cast their shadows before." Tho I'fopln utter their sentiments through the Bai.i.ot-Huxes. Our rulers, haughty and imperious as they huvo crown, must submit to that test. The "Author of the Letter toSherrod JFilliams" has. six months linnii trending in thefmitstcpt''at Jackson. WiUnn the hiti month six hiates have been called upon to render their fhan- ciii-e tnr or against Ins Auiiiini.-tration. In those mix States the loss and aio. since November. when Van Buren was elected may be stated as follows: Wmr, Gain. V. B. Gain. Misswppi 1000 North Carolina Tenncs-ec Kentucky Indiana Rhode Island 10 000 14.000 1 1.000 8,000 1.000 45,200 44,200 1000 Net Whig gain the MIS-RE I' RES K NTIN G SENA TORS. Our readers must remember the system of persecution exercised by tho adtniiiistra lion towards tho Whig Senators who re tained their scats though opposed politically to Iho predominant parly in tho States which sent them. No vituperation was ton bitter to bo employed ogninst tlietn; and llie plan of "in-truciing" them was originated by Mr. Van Buren in order to enforce them to resign. For these inslruc Hum of the majority, tho administration men, who woum sineiu tiieir servintv nutlet n plausible pretence, have profe-ed the utmost reverence. 1 hey were willing to regard themselves as tho mere in-truments n dominant faction, nnd not ns the en lightened nnd patriotic legislators of their country, "tiieir whole country." We ex pressed our nbhorrenco nt the lime for the narrow and iiUrijjttoinir nnlicv. which in duced Mr. Van Buren to oriL'inati! this system of instructions. But now that the party havo adopted the creed, wu cerlainlv have a right to look for on evidence ol their sincerity. Will the Tory Senators from those Stales which the Whigs havo revolution izcd, resign, or will they continuo and mis represent the expressed will of n majority of their constituents? They have now nn opportunity of practically enforcing the doctrines, which I hey have so strenuously advocated. If they aro true to their pro fessionsif Iho wiil of a vast majority ol Iho people of the United States is respected they will resign either their place or their politics. No other alternative is loft tl:em if they would escupo from the infamy, which they would incur by the vio. olalio'n of their plodgcs. And nnloH they do perfidiously violate these pledges, the FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1837. Whigs will assuredly liavo a majority in the Senate, Indiana gives n majority of seventeen thousand against the administration but has one Van Buren Senator. Mr. Tipton. That gentleman, who has always boon in favor of tho doctrine of instruction, cannot, without giving the ho to his past opinions, consent to misrepresent "the democracy of numbers." Tennessee has given n settler to Mr. Grundy, which must effectually silence him in support of Van Buren. New Jersey, which is totally regenera ted, has one administration Senator, who has. however, by voting lor Mr. Granger as Vico President last winter, shown a disposition to act in conformity with the will of bi Slate. Ohio, Georgia and North Carolina will ho grossly misrepresented in the Senate, if tlmir Senators do not vote with the Whijis. Will the administration partv manifest such a gross inconsistency as to rccom mend the adhesion of these misrepresent ing Senators? Even the Globe cannot, wo believe. muler the audacity to counte nance such perfidy and targivorsation. Thpy must resign or go with tho Whigs, if thpy would not make tbeir names bye wordjj of falsehood and'fruplicity. is said that Messrs. Snvder ond Ma V. members of Congress from Illinois, will not. walk in the footsteps of the "Au thor of the Letter to Bhcrrod Williams." The Baltimore Republican thinks that it finds t.ccasion fur argument against the Whigs, in an admission that the Whirj succeed best in electing United State olli cers in time of public dislrcss. When does the surgeon, think ynti, gain credit ? Certainly not when every body's limbs are whole. When docs the physician gain credit? Certainly nut when there is no evidence of disease. Wo call in the phy sician when sickness paraly.-es the body, and he gains credit for his success, and re jnices in that success not in the cause. I lie patient, gets well under his attention, but enon resorts to his old habits, and a relapse renders necessary another visit and then may occur another cause for re joicing. But the lear is, thai the system will not sustain such disregard of all pre ventives. such striking neglect of all good principles. U. S, Gnz. "O yon mortal ensntcs, whoso rude throats tho immortal Jovo's dread clamors counterfeit." Othello. The Whigs of Philadelphia fired a salute oi iiiree hundred guns, on the Delaware, on Wednesday, in honor of the Whig victo ries in the'West. The Whina of Boston fired a salute nf two hundred guns from Bunker Mill, in lion, or of the victory in Rhode Lland. The Whijj nf Lancaster fired n salute of one bundled guns on receiving the intel ligetico of Iho victory. The Whigs of New Bedford fired one hundred gun--, and the Whigs of Salem one uuntiroii. This paragraph we recommend to the attention of Mr. Senator Wright, and inoseot ins associates who favor liio icciinn ot some i'U.ouu individual agents. for depnsiii'riei of iho public monev. Can Mr. Wright furnish an instance of similar fraud in the history of the Depositc uauusr Does the Hard Monev Govern ment sudor its nsents to buy up the worst description of ran money for tho payment ot lis Army fUnur. linq. Strong Illustration .Mr. Bunnnws, the Pennsylvania Superintcnda.it of Common Schools, in his Report to tho Legislature of that Stato, says :-- 'The attempt to fnrcethc spirit of learn ing to descend and diffuse itself among the people hv fostering it in Collcccs nnd th higher institution's is as cold to expect, heal to descend. When the lower stratum o air is warm, the upper cannot bo prcpost orou- ho ol education. When its spirit is once tliornujrhlv infused into the mass ol the people, colleges will require "o aid but the power ol that spirii. " O'Connei.i. and the Queen. What ever may be said of O'Conncll, surpassing powers of eloquence nnd a peculiar felicity and appropriateness of language when he chooses, cannot be denied him. At a late meeting of his association at Dublin he thus spoko of the young Queen : "Iho King is no more Iho throne is filled, however ihere is no vacancy in th British throne. Il is impossible for one to speak of Iho Queen without remeinberin her vontb and i-ox a kind of futry viii floating along the horizon I saw her Iho moment ot her proclamation, and as a nn rent and as a man I could not help almost loving mat creature auoui wnnm so many interesting destinies wore avowed Iho happiness of thu first the most intellect!! nl. commercial, and prosperous nation upon tho lacn ot tho earth tho hundred mil lions of subjects that she has in tho far Indies her subjects in every quarter of the "lobe tho sun never setting over her dominions. There she stood, comtnencinir I trust, n rnreer nf nlnrv In liercoll" ntwl hope and happiness to her'people--(cl.cers.) Wu have had three females on I he throne i already we havo iho reign of Mary; she agreed with mo in religious opinions, bul she widely differed in the mode of working out that opinion may Queen Victoria never imitate tho example of Catholic Mary. I would not do justice to tho Irish pecplo if I could mention the name of that woman who steeped her hands in blond in order to make people better Christians, who forced them lo the stake for Iheir re ligious belief, and who used the logic of Iho cord and the callows to forco Iheir consciences. I would blush lo belong In tho same persuasion, with n woman who had permitted those cruelties, fur bIio least permitted them if 1 had notjthn con-1 solation to recollect how differently the conduct of the Irish people was, compared with the English during thq time of per-, sedition if I did not know L stood in the-, city of Dublin, in which the ttan corpora tion opened 74 houses for the protection of tho refugees flying from the cruelty of Catholic JMary in uristol (cheers.) Tho other two female reigns have been full of

glory, it was in tho reign of Anne that Marlborough put down tho power of coa lesced Europe. It was in tho rjeisn of Elizabeth that great discoveries wore made to encourage commerce. I am not here the eulogist ol Elizabeth in nil her acts, in Ireland especially, but I remember how triumphal those reigns were and I have n Kind of right, by antilogy, to express the hope that Queen Victoria may have the prosperity of Eliqabnth without treachery or cruelty, and the glory of Anno without any of the bloodshed or little traits of pal triness which might have bclungcd lo the individual herself." Effects of Sudden Fortune. A Frenchman named Chamberlain, B'ack I rin r-. London, having received a legacv of jCtOOO, became so overjoyed that he anil Ins wilo tool; to cxcusivc drink, nnd having quarellcd the husband first killed the wife and then strangled himself. Death of Mr". Wim.iaMs. John W. Williams, Esq , late editor of the National Gazette, anil a member of tho bar of Phi ladelphia, died in the 34th year of his ago. on the 29th tilt., after a tedious and trying illness, induced by severe application to his professional duties at the bar and in the press. Ho was much esteemed by friends and acquaintances lor his nmiabiO qualities, and was also respected for his talents nnd acquirements, which ho had frequently displayed in each of his profes. tonal walks. A Patriot of the Revolution Colonel Trumbull the venerable and dis linguishcd historical painter, was in town last week. Ho is nearly eighty two vears of age, and yet retains his laculties almost unimpaired. His sight is good, Ins nerves steady, his bearing perfect, and his memory apparently unimpaired. The worthy cir lonel is bent a little with age, and walks somewhat feeble, bul no one would sus pect, him much beyond sixty. His convcr- s a linn is spirited, and full of anecdote, his language forcible and clear, and his vivaci. IV of manner delightful. Notwithstanding his advanced years, he is journeying alone. iavmg left ISew lork lust week, visited Lebanon Springs, and arrived here with the intention of seeiii!r his excellent and worthy revolutionary eoteoiporary. Gen. Mationn. A'orlhumpion Jfnsi. Courier of .lug. 23. A writer from Europe to the editor of the New York Commercial Advertiser, in describing Ins journey from Home to Na ples, says that the Pontine Marshes, so famous for 1 heir extent and the ill effects of the malaria which they exale, have been at length thoroughly drained, nnd that the rond which has been construcied across them has become perfectly firm. This improvement, which has been the result of the labors of n great number of years, will have tho happiest effect not only on the appearance but tho salubrity of the coun try. 'Hope toi.d a flattering talk." One Jonathan Hope, of Spring Hill, Pa,, was mulcted in (Iauia"cs to the amount of 70G. for seducing the daughter of Mr. Jacob Corson, aged 23 years. The Fav eito Observer says tin) case presented Mr Unpens a precious villain, who had de coyed Miss Corson by base flattery. Fine for not Assisting a Constable. Four men, named Litchfield, Trull. Bent and Ilnyt, were brought up before; Ju-tice hdwards, ot Ccinbrnlgeport, yesterday. and fined, the three first, six dollars each, and tho last three dollars, with eostn, for refn-ing to assist the constable of Water town in arresting a person niraint whom ho held a service, contrary to the statute which cnmpulls nil persons to aid the ofheors ot llie law in the discharge ol their duty when commanded so to do. We understand that a Government agent who is employed to pay tho soldiers Arkansas is now buying Mississippi monev at 25 per cenl discount in this city for that purpose, with the proceeds of n draft on one of the banks which was paid in Ken tucky money. Louisville Journal. Mr "Frost" has been threatning us with n visit lor somo timo past, nnd Sunday night ho came in good earnest, and mn tie dismal ravapes nmunget thu corn and potntocs on thu low lands. It will gristly lighten these crops. Itut. Herald. Female Soviet --"In the conversation of ladies," says Flecnoe, n writer ofCharles the Second's tune, "ns in an academy of virtue, i nut learn nothing but goodness, sawe nothing but nobleness, and one might as well bo drunk in a cristal fountain, as'to have any evil ihoughts whild in llicir com company, which I shall always remember as the happiest and innocuntest part of my hie " Great Crop of Grapes. It is stated ii the Cincinnati Post that Mr. John Star !,lc,i rKrow'R J'""'. ' !'' 'wel ,n ?" Vj"0 ;lrM"n grape Vines, tho buck ha bunches if ti which were counted, nnd mini bered twi thousand seven hundred and for tui tho whole growing on the surlacu of twenty four feel square ! Reinsertion of Human teeth. Den '.isls havo been warned, of late, by tin pernicious effects produced by tho uso el teeth taken frijin ihu dead, to abandon n practice now prelly extensively followed in Iho large cities. A dreadful and fatal case of disease, in one instance, was in this way communicated to a lady, whoso jaws and face presented n horrible ppcclnclo be. lore she found relief ill death, Medical ul I Journal. PORTER, the Kentucky giant, is about tomaknntotir. He leave? this on Men day next for tho Enslcrn cities, nnd after exhibiting his collossal proportions there for a stiHicicnt length of tune to "put money in his purse," ho will proceed at once to London, I'arts, anil the other principal r.u. ies of Europe. Wo ore clad lo find that our friend has determined upon availing himself of the advantages which nature has given him, in forming him the tallest man now living. There is no authentic nccuiint of any man livinrr, either in this country or in F.nrnnn. standing seven feet seven inch- ns. without 6hncs. This, wo understand. is Porter's height. There is no doubt of bis realizing a very handsome competency hv exhibiting himself for a lew years, n will tnke with him nno'lier specimen of Kentucky growth n block, six feet high, of the celebrated Salt River Sycamore tree meaiisurinrr scvcntu-cirhl feel in nircumfcr ence! These two fine Kentucky produe. tions. Porter and his tree, will not fall to attract the admiration of any port of the world in which they may be seen. "Jim Crow" will stand no chanco nt Aiimacus when our hero reaches London. "Daddy" will bo n secondary "Lion" altogether. Lou. Jour. On the passngc of tho Xarrnganscll steamboat from Providence, on Monday evening, a female pa?enjjcr named Keui ble was unexpectedly confined. The child, a fine boy, received, with the mitherV con sent, the name of Narragnnsclt Kcmblc. The London papers say that the young Queen of England, on going to Parliament for the first time, "wore the insignia of the garter." Our London brethren of the press seem to be "looking up." A certain old woman came to Gratian tho Emperor, nnd with much clamor com plained to him nf her husband, to whom the Emperor mildly said, "Woman, what arc these things me?" "But," said she. "he hath also spoken many things against thy majesty." To which he then said, "Wo man, what is that to thee ?" GOUQVCISfl. Washington, Sept. 5 Tho Session of Congress was opened to. day, with n full attendance ond audi ence, under the cheering auspices of o brilliant sun and a pure and wholesome atmosphere. In the Senate, the Vico President tool; tho Chair. More than forty aiembcrs were present. Contrary to expectation, tho Senate elected tho first day two of its officers, the Sergeant at-Arms, anil Doorkeeper. To tne ursi oince otephen uaight was cno scn, and to the second Edward Wyur. In the Iloust: of Represent itives. after some disciHspSo of nn objection rai sed to calling the names of the Members from Mt-s-Msiri'i. and nt n motion to ap point a Chairman until after a choice of Speaker should be made both of which motions were laid upon tho table an election wis hold for Speaker of the House, which resulted in the election of James K. Polk, of Tennessee (the Speak er of the last Congis) by a majority of thirteen votes over Mr. Hell, of l ennos see, the lending candidate in opposition, and offjpigbt votes over all the persons vo ted for. Alter which, the House proceeded to the choice of a Clerk of the House, and Wal ter S. 'Franklin, (late Clerk) was chosen Clerk to the present Congress, by a very large majority over all oilier persons volcd for'. Wednesday. September G. In Senate. Mr. Hubbard moved such nn amendment of the rules of the Senate as would provide for the election of standm? committee en Patents and the Patent Office, and asked for its considera tion at this time. Mr. Clay expressed a wish that tho mo lion should lie on the table, as u-nal, till to morrow. No man, ho said, had come with greater reluctance than he. to attend this special meeting of Congress; lint, as Congress was now assembled, to tnke into consideration the embarrassed condition of the country, he would be still mnro reluc tant to return homo nil lie should seo somo broad, comprehensive, and effectual relief provided for the embarrassments of the country. But he wished to ask what was the do sign of nppointitig all ilia general commit tees at this session, if its proceedings were to be limited, as the President's messago had intimated, to the special subject for which Congress was assembled. If there was nothm'T to be done on iheso general subjects, what could bo iho me nf appoint ing committees to conider them? Hi wished to be informed by those in whose hands is the deslmv ot llie count rv. whelh er they designed to go without doing anv thing effectual, or to launch out upon n course of legislation, at least so far ns to provide all practicable means to remedy the evils will) which thu country is afflicted. Mr. Hubbard said ho regretted as much at the Senator could do, j hat thero was any cauo lor their coining together at tin time. But Congress had assembled, and tho iwo Houses were organized; nnd ho deemed it iheir imperative duly to appoint their standing committees at the con nionccineul of tho session. And while i hey should remain in so-sion, ho also deemed it their imnorativu duty to receive llio memorials nnd pctilioni of the People, on whntcver subject, nnd to act upon ihem. Mr, II. was as desirous us anv one to bring the session speedily to a close; but while H should continue, ho was not willing to omit any of the various duties which might properly devolve upon them, He hoped they might adjourn at an early day, and might yot bo able to do something lo relieve Ilia community. Tho motion providing for a 6tandingof prmlinv already ord VOL. XI Xo. 584 committee on Patents and the Patent Office lies over till to morrow. On motion of Mr. Hubbard, it was Itesolvcd, That the standing committees of the Senate be appointed to. morrow. On motion of Mr. Walker, tho Senate then odionrned. Hie House was chiefly confined In iho attemplB to elect a printer for the Ilonso of Kcpresentntivns. I lirco ballot" were had, the first two of which wore similar to lliose of tho former day, the last ballot was as follows : For Gales & Scaton GfJ Blair &. Rives 101 Thomas Allen 53 Blank r. In the course of some general discussion, Mr. Wise, nf Virginia, said his mind had been brought to the conclusion that the great evil under which tho country suffer ed was the corrupt, bribed nnd pensioned press. But for Executive influence, the separation which the gentleman Iroui Soul !i Carolina proposed would long ago have ta ken place. Congress, under influence el" the government, nnd the executive givern. ment itself, had established and sustained a pensioned pres.1? at this place; and until that was removed, it was in vain that to labored hero. But the proposition of '.!r gentleman from South Carolina was play ing into the hands of tho loco foco pre;--. The Globe being sustained by the Execii. tivo could easily underbid all the ie-1. They could nfiord to sacrifice something lo iho defeat uftheir opponents. Tho propo sition gave gentlemen a pretence for giving in. Now, let llio conservatives a great ond honored name for n parly havo n fair chance. Let us see who will yield. The mcssago was before us. It was a thorough going loco foco message and he wanted to see, by means of this vote, tcho was go ing for the loco foco press. TnunsD.iv. Sept. 7. Tho House haying resumed the subject which was depending on yesterday's ad journment. Mr. ROBERTSON moved to amend the pending resolution of Mr. Boon, which proposed to conduct the election of a pub lic printer viva voce, by striking out all after the word resolved, and substituting two propositions: 1st. That the public printing ought to be separated, as far ns practicable, from all connexion with tho political press. 2d. That the Clerk bo authorized to divide it among the different prinlingestablislimenis in Washington, not exceeding four, subject to the existing rules as to prices. lie supported the mo tion by a few remarks, expres-ive of his desire to save tho time ol the House, and avoid n protracted struggle. Mr. GARLAND, of Virginia, absenting in the nb-sirncl to the propriety of the first proposition, declared, nevertheless, his con viction of lis tutor impraciicahihtv, and hn determination to volo againU it' nn that ground. To the measure of dividing nnd distributing thp work, he has wholly oppo.s. ed. The House must either elect n prm ter, or appoint an sgent. He avowed himself as one of tho little band who had voted for Mr. Allen; disclaimed nil per sonal hostility (o th Editors of the Globe, but said ho wa pledged to principle-- mi which that paper was nlodged to make war: and cn that ground ho must vote ngniust them. For Gales &. Seoion he could not vote under any circumstances. And if, in voting ns he did, ho should hereafter dis cover bo had been voting for a wolf in -hcep'-i clothing, when he found it out. he should alter Ins course. Bin the wra'h of no man, or set of men. should ever drive him from his principles. His party had been called Cun-er vatives, and he did not object to the name. His colleague (Mr. Wisr.) had said they were marked, as so many fatted calves lor the slaughter. He hoped it was not so. But como what might, ho was not to be driven from his ground. All he sought was the approba lion of hi own enn.-cience. Mr. WISK explained. Mr Garland resumed nid bo had sought nn controversy with any political friend; if it came, it must be forced on him by other's. Ho referred to the stem Ro man who hail presided .it tho execution, of his own son for a violation of military dis cipline, although he had thuteby gained a splendid victory. His own maxim tliould be first his country, and then Ihut party with whom he could the most honestly act. On this principle he stood, and come exe cration or approbation, on this he was resolved to live or die. A member who said he nlo had voted for Mr. Allen, believing this disciu-ion had better be deferred, moved to lay the reso lution and amendment on the table, to which the House, refusing the yeas and uavs, ngrecd. So the resolution of Mr. Boon, with Mr. Roiiertson's amendment, wns laid on tho table. The House being nbnut ngaiu lo ballot, Mr. Graves offered a resolution tint the Clerk be empowered to employ Thorna Allen to execute die public printing until a printer should bo chosen. After some desultory discussion, ho withdrew tho motion. The llouso then proceeded to the Ninth Ballot. Total number ol votes: Necixary to n ehoic'i For Gales L Scaton Blair it Rives 2 ft lift" 4 104 70 3 1 Thomas Allen Blank Green Clarku Forco 1 Mr. Howard now offered a resolution ihat Iho liirther balloting be suspended until tho third Monday of Heptembor iiui., and that, in tho meanwhile, the. Clerk employ tho printers to the la&l Congrcri until l hat day. Mr. II. supported thu resolution hv a speech, in which he referred lo tho amr nut