Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, November 30, 1838, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated November 30, 1838 Page 2
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r I1 11) A V M O UN I N (i, Novr.Mnnu 80 TI113 PROCLAMATION. Mr Van Huron's proulntnntiiiti i just what tit i rr f i r be expected, nndur I hu circnin -uianccs. Thu result of the New Votlt election lint' (satisfied liiin that hn has null) ing to hope from thu ninth, and ho is now bent on conciliating the south. The entire eouth, the north, ayo, nnd the government oo, contributed men. arms and tnonuy to effect the liberation of Texas, and now just os that important nppendage is nbout to secure thu preponderance of southern inflti flncc, t lie idea of new northern republic is looked upon with great jealousy. Mr. Van understands thi.5 and has taken his position with the south against the north. Ho expects not the electoral vote of New York or Vermont, and the election being over in the 4th district; he may with impunity bid lcfinnco to the "nefarious" sympathisers on the frontier. Aside from its political bearing, the doc. umont is exceptionable. It professes, to be merely advisory, and yet it is fierce and malignant in its spirit, gratituous in its de nunciations, and in its general tone and bearing unbecoming the sourco and tho oc aion. It was evidently intended for ef fect at the sonlh, and at 'omc. The Great Western was delayed two days in order to carry it out, and 'my son John' who is now waiting in London, will immediately lay it at the iet of her majesty Miss Victoria. Tho.qucry very naturally arises why was this proclamation delayed till tho war was over? Tho president had been for weeks apprised of the cxistonco of war upon the border, and with the events of last year before him, he could not be in doubt as to the exis tence of 'nefatioua' sympathy along the fron tier. Then why not act promptly, in tho first instanco? It might endanger tho election in this district ! on its being asscrlaincd at Washington that John Smith was elected, the proclamation was instantly promulgated, and sent by express to Montreal ! With a full knowledge of what was going on, ho preser ved profound silenco until tho final catastro phe till bis countrymen woto in tho hands of the executioner, and then comes out with a proclamation merely to taunt them with tho announcement that they share nono of his sympathy, and need expect no favors from tlicgornlihient! They knew this full well they never asked any ; and it is tho very ex- trcmo of cool-blooded insolence in him thus to volunteer his denunciations. But it is char, actcristiooftho man. Hois always in at the death ready to pierce Iho dead lion. OUR NEIGHBOR. Tho Sentinel of yesterday publishes with approbation on atrocious article from the N. II. Patriot, containing nn infamous atjack on Capt. Sherman, and asserting as facta, things which Winalow well knew to bo ob false as they arc fuul and malicious. Tho public shall be disabused on this sub jeet next week --that "infamy" may rest where it belongs. But while the. Sentinel is filled with the most gross abuse of every body and every thing that docs not conic up to Us peculiar standard of patriotism, it publishes Van .llurcQ's mean and truckling TORY proc lamation, without a word of comment svith implied approbation ; a document stigmatizing all who have in any way aided the patriots in their recent struggle for freedom as "NEFARIOUS" villains, and forbidding "all good citizens from giving " aid or encouragement of any kind to those " misguided individuals" a document so rcplote with anti. republican feeling as to draw out a spontaneous burst of indigna. tion from every goncrous heart. For this tho Sentinel lias no word of comment has no opinion, or dare not express it. A noble patriot, truly ! A valiant champion in the causo of freedom! the liko of whom have well nigh ruined a glorious cause, which they have neither tho physical nor moral courage to honorably defend. This hunting down of individuals, for private opinions, and upholding the arm of power in the promulgation and enforcement of the eamc sentiments, duos not at all square with what is generally understood by com. mon honesty. TboGlobo recently refused lo publish a call for a patriot meeting at Washington, ond Mr Van Btiron expressly commanded tho dorks in the departments not to attend it. Can any ooo longer doubt the Sonti ml when it soya that "the administration ikeply eympathises with tho Canadians in their rtrugglo for freedom !" Tltt Governmt nt in motion ! Tho Election over, tho President and Ii'ih Ministers find timo to attend to other duties. Tho Secre tary of tho Treasury has just discovered that tho Collector of iho Port of New York has jobbed tho Government of n million and a half of dollars! This, considering that the Collector has only been about four months in Kuropo, shows wonderful vigilance-! Nor is this tho only instanco of official alacrity. Mr. Van Huron himself, after the whole thing isciidcd, has not only discovered that thero are hostile intentions towards Canada, but actually issued his Proclamation to that effect .1lbany Journal. In tho matter last alluded to, tho Journal docs the President injustice. It is unrca sonablo to suppose that ho would knowingly I jeopard tho election uf a Tory member to Congress. On ascertaining that all was afu in IhU District, he lost tin lime in inning thu proclamation. II ml thu last canvas resulted in no choice, we should have had no tuck proclamation,, at all. Canada. Tho events of tho last week are of too little importance to require special notice. A Court martial is now in session at Montreal for the trial of prison ers. It is believed there will not bo many executions. Tho reported massacre of the patriots at Prcscott turns out to be incor rect. C, G. 1JRYANT. The following pnragrnph from the Bel fast. Maine, Journal, answers a query which is frequently made in this quarter, touching the individual whose namo stands at the head of this paragraph. In ibis p.ipcr will lie foi mil n proclamation from Cli.irlea (. 15'v.int, on llic f ubiecl of the Canadian nff.iiiB. HI r llrvutit, jnmo 12 or 15 vc.irs finer: re Bided in thi town with n widowed moilicr. About 10 years fince, ho man led in ibis loivn n girl, whoso mother new loshlcs in Norllipoit. About (lie timu of Mr 1'iyiuilB tnnrriii"c lie moved lo Il.msor, where lie resided until the Canadian out break, when ho left iiinl joined the Patriots, lie was nl Navy Island. Atone time, Bryant, with others, ciosscd over into New Voik. unil broke open nn arsenal, ami took tlicrcfiom, canon &c.; but was nrrcslcil in iiiaki'112 off with llicni, lie howcter, stole away from the officers nnd escaped. Afier tltn war or flare up, bo reitirned to ISnniior. Thither lie was pursued nnd carried lo New York Slale to answer to the charge of violating neutrality and breaking into the nrfen.il. How lie cot clear oflli.it prrnpe wc never knew; suffice it lo pay, lie shortly after letumcu lo Hangor, and during tho List summer was in this pl.ice. The rest may, be seen by ic.idinj; hi? proclamation., Mr Bryant is a joiner by tr.ido. While he lived in this town (hero was nothing remarkable nbout him save that ho whs confounded at;. In Bangor he jjot hoisted up a number nf nolr.iies in the military line, unci win culled by the Bangorinns, a "devilish smart fellow." What lie means by "Grand Eagle" alter Ins name must lie told ny those who Know inoic of Canadian affairs limn om selves. "mail rokrkry. That brancli of the "Indcpcndant Treas ury" located in Essex has recently furnish ed its friends with striking illustrations of a system which Mr Cambrcling says is to continue two years longer, '-in 6pitc of la. mentions, hero and elscwhnre." On Satarday last. Mr P. Huntoon, act ing Post-master at Essex, was arrested on charge purloining money from the mail, The examination look place in this town on Monday, before Justice Adams, and was continued by adjournment till Wcdnos day morning. Tho pi oof we understand, was perfectly conclusive, of numerous and repeated depredations, extending through the entire period he has had clmrgo of the office. Money to the amount of several hundred dollars, has doubtless been ab stracted, in sums of from two to fifty dollars some of which, it is said, however, have been refunded. After full hoaring and ar gument in behalf of the accused, the court ordered that he find bonds in the sum of $2,000, for his appearance at the Circuit Court, in May in default of which he was committed to Monlpclior jail, our own being deemed insecure. Fourth District. Wo arc- indebted to the politeness of Mr. Noble for the fol lowing abstract of tho official canvass, which took place at St. Albans on Tuesday. The entire vote falls about, eight hundred short of that given in September, and Mr. Smith, t hough elected by a considerable majority, has yet received but a diminished vote. Smith has lost 1G, Allen CI I, Briggs 200. If all the Whigs had staid at home Mr. Smith's apparent majority would have been larger still ; but the "sober socond thought of the people" in this district will never increase tho vote ho received in Scptcmptcr. Mark that. Smith Allen Briggs Scat. Chittenden Co. 1470 1457 J04 15 Franklin 1595 771 38 72 Grand lslo 170 230 2 Lamoillo 713 430 20 C Orleans 411 480 2 4359 3374 IG8 99 Wonder if the Free Press has found out who John Smith is ? Franklin Rcpubli can. Yc3, if our authority U good. Wo have the solemn drclaratidn tho democrotic party in convention assembled in 1834, that "John Smith is nftlin old federal parlv tho opponent ami icviler of Jefferson nnd Madison the stienueous nppn'pr of the last war, nnd found exerting nil Iih influence lo lliwiut tbo government ill iho prosecution uf it j and if no may jmle from hi past political couiso, be has not discarded the principle by which lit) was then governed," Dem, Address, In addition to this we have the authority of the Sentinel for saying that every word of the nbovu is gospel truth. Wc there fore conclude there can be no disputo who or what John Smith is. And yet, strange to say, the professed keepers of the vestal fire of democracy, aro now claiming tho election of suck a tnnn as a great "demo cratic triumph." Is the Republican an. swercd ? THE LIVERPOOL. Public anxiety in regard to this now steam packet, was relieved by her arrival at New York, on the 23d. It appears that after leaving Liverpool on the 20th tilt. the day fixed for her departure sho encountered adverse winds, and very torn pestuous weather. When six days out, it was discovered that the consumption of coal was so great, owing to some defect in the machinery, that one-half the quantity rIh! had taken on board 5G0 tonswas already consumed, although she had then performed but one third of her voyage. The commander in consequence, determin ed to return, and reached the Cove of Cork on thc29th of October, having boon nine days out, ond having then only 70 tons of coal left. At Cork sho remained until tho Gth inst., taking in coat and having the imperfection in her engine remedied, when she again took her departure, and made the passago to New York, in sixteen days. About one half her original passengers, however, left her, nnd sot off for Liverpool where they arrived on the 2d inst., and took their passage in the packet ehip Shcf. field, to sail on the following coy. Georgia. We find tho following an nouncement in the Georgia Jiurnal: "Wo understand lh.it tbo resiana ion by the Hon. Alfied Culhbcrt, of his scat in the Senate of the United Slates, is in Itl illcdgcvillc. Whether il has been delivered lo the Executive Department, wo aic not apprized." The Legislature of Gcorgii is now in session at Millcdgevillc. A sound Whig will be chosen in place of Cuthbcrt. This is but the beginning of trouble for the poor Loco Focos. All their Senators who mis represent tho sentiment of their States in the South, must obey orrcsign. The Lou isiana and the North Carolina Senators will not be able to hold on. It is only such men as John M. Nilcs and Silas Wright that will defy the popular will. Tennessee. Hon. Eugh L. White has tendered his rcsignatiot. as U. S. Senator, on account of ill-health, but the Governor has declined accepting i: for the present Delaware. The Delaware Journa' attests, with confidence, to the political character of the Legislature of that State. It says there will be a Whig majority in joint ballot of eight votes. Mr, Thomas Itobinsoa, Jr. the Van Bcrcn candidate (or Congress, is chosen by a majority of 52 votes, including 19 votes ia which tho jun ior was omitted. New York official. Tho Albany Eve ning Journal contains the official canvass of the late election. The whole number of votes cast is 375,410, which is 24,502 more than was over before given in the state. Seward's majority over Marcy 10,320, Bradish over Tracy 9,980. Mer cy's majority over Seward in 1834 was 12,892, which added to Seward's present majority, makes his gain in four years only 23,218. Verily, the "sober second thought of the people is never wrong, nnd always efficient." Mr. Seward armed in Albany on Saturday. "Damn your sober second thoughts," said a noisy loco foco across the pond, on learning tho result of tho N. Y. election. "First impressions arc always the best ; and I told our friends tho devil would be to pay this year:" Lake Ciiamplain. All the steam boats on this Lake, with the exception of the Macdonougli, have hauled ofTfor the sea son, and gone into the harbor atShclburn bay. The Macdonougli will continue her trips on the ferry, as usual, so long as the weather admits. Look out for Shin-Plasters. Wc have been shewn several bills purporting to be drafts on the St. Albans Bank, drawn by the Mechanic's Exchange Co. N. York, signed W. K. Janes, President, and T. A. Walton Cashier ; but so perfect ly imitating the Is 2s and 33 of that bank, as to be readily received and passed as the genuine hills. This system of imposture has been extensively practised, and it behooves every individual to bo on his guard, as these drafts arc known lo be absolutely worth less. Similar drafts were made on the Mechanic's Bank in this pfacc last year, und wo know not how many others. Sometimes a small sum is actually deposi ted in the bank on which these drafts arc made, merely to give a coloring cf outhnr ity for tho proceeding, and on the strength of which thousands of dollars of thin spu rious paper is put in circulaiion. But even under thos-c circumstnnccs, wc belicvo the banks have uniformly refused to honor them. JOHN QIIINCY ADAMS. A large number of political and personal friends of Mr. Adams, being desirous of havini? his portrait taken, mado choice of Mr. Page, a young and able artist of grow, ing reputation, to complcto that design. The Bodon Courier announces that tho portrait is comploled. It represents the distinguished statesman, in a sitting pos ture, nnd exhibits nearly his entire figure. A vote of approbation to tho artist, for the display nf his skill and fidelity in the execu. tion of tho picture, was proposed and adopt, cd. The committee prcsontod the picture to the city, with tho request that it should bo placed in Fonettil Hall, as n memento of the renowned nnd immortal statesman. Thanks were also tendered to Mr. Adams (who was present,) for the gratification he had afforded them in complying with their wishes. Mr. Adams replied, very briefly, but evident cmolion indicating that 6uch a testimonial of respect, confidence and offee lion was most grateful to his feeling. Ho was evidently taken somewhat by surprise and the fulness of the heart seemed tn pre clude entirely his appropriate and deliberate choice of language. We have on hand an excellent letter from Mr. Adams to a literary society in Baltimore, which wo shall publish in a few days. SINGULAR DUEL. A novel species of this farcical manner of displaying courage took, in Paris in 1800. The circumstances aro briefly these : Mons. do Grandprco and Mons. le Pique quarrelled nbout Mademoiselle Tirovit n celebrated dancer at the Academic, who was the "Ladyc.lovc" of tho former, but had been discovered in an intrigue with tho latter, and, as is customary in revelations of that sort, a challenge ensued. Being of elevated minds, they determined in thu courso of a month to fight in balloons. Tho timo came multitudes at the Tuiler ies were congregated the ropes were cut and up thoy flow amid the shouts and nc.

clamations of the gaping assembly. When they bad mounted to the hcighih of 900 yards, Mons. Ic Pique fired his oumcrbuss ineffectually j his firo was returned by Ins ndversary which penetrated the balloon and the consequence was its swift descent and Mods, Ic Pique and his second were both romantically dashed to pieces on the peak of n house-top on which the balloon fell! Mons. do Grandpree swelling him self with pride and his balloon with gass mounted aloft in the grandest stylo possi blc. and descended safely with his second about seven leagues distant from the scene of his rencontre and his ascension ! Query what have our novel nnd tale-writers been about that they have overlooked this romantic incident? PHRENOLOGY. George Combe, Esq., the celebrated writer and lecturer on Phrenology, is now lecturing in N York, and purposes, in the month of January, to proceed to Philadel phia for the purpose of delivering a course of lectures. His success in Great Britain evidently proves his capabilities for instruc tion, and next to Gall and Spurzhcim. Mr Combe has exhibited the doubtful science in all its manifold aspects and connexions. Wc hope he may visit all tho cities in the Union, confident that he may perform an essential service. A capital story is told in the Cincinnati News of Dr. Colljer, a celebrated Phrenologist at present sojourning in that city. One of t lie Doctor's pecul iarities, is that of tellin; precisely what lie thinks of the head submitted to bis examination, whether il is in titivate or in n crowd. At the eluso of one of his lecture at the South, lie requested such as wished their developments regularly explained, lo come forward. A stout, two fisted fellow made his appearance, and seated liiincll for the examination Tho Doctor rapidly run his fingers through the hair, measured this bump, nnd that bump, and rnmatked very composedly "Sir, your phrenological devel opcmcnls are those which belong only lo an inf.i, mons villain dcstrucliicncss and combativeness enormous, conscientiousness very small, and all the moral and teflective region, perfectly contemptible, von only hick opportunity lo becomo a rascal." Without saying a word, the man rose from the chair, and by a well directed blow with his fist, KnocKea i tie uoctor ti.it upon tuc itoor, 1 lie wor thy phrenologist gathered himself up, and luldrcs-ed the meeting, "Ladies and gentlemen, there is the strongest proof of the truth of phrenology I bate overseen in the entire, course ofmv career. The villain has proved every word I told him to be the truth." BARNARD'S ORATION. Wc would advise all, who have the op portunity, to peruse this masterly composi tion, delivered beforo the societies of the University in August last. GOETHE. It appears, from various papers, that in tho house formerly inhabited by Goethe, there still remains his study, library, and rich collections of objects of Natural Histo. ry, antiqutics, cones &c. Sic. which ore attracting much observation and which were lately inspected in all their details by the Emperor and Empress of Russia. The government of Weimar Is reported to be ncgociating with Goethe's heirs for the purchase of these interesting objects. The collections arc estimated nt the value of 30,0000 thalcrs or more than 1,500 ! Ai.iianv. Nov. 20 Winter has set with ti suddenness nnd severity for which nono were prepared Tho Canals closed on Saturday night locking up large quan tities of Flour between this city and Utico. Tho Steam Boats Swallow and Utica left yesterday afternoon. The Hudson River closed last night. Foot passengers crossed on the ice this morning. But the Steam-Boat Rochester left hero at 12 o'clock and Capt. St. John is determined to cut his way through to New York. Journal, Fire. On Thursday evening last tho Starch Factory belonging to Mr. Robinson in Highgatc, was burnt to tho ground, containing nbout 12,000 bushels of potatoes. Insurance $2,000. Loss not known. A Clothing Works was also burnt at the same timo. Particulars not known. Shel. don Republican. It is rumored that ore long tho bond quarters of tho army will bo removed from Washington to New York. Tho reason assigned is, the embarrassment oc casioned to the Department by thu coiistnnl intorferanco and application of members of Congress in relation to appointments, &c. Eight hundred foot of tho brickwork of the Thames Tunnel is completed. One hundred foot more will finish the under- taking ROILED TOOTH. A boy named Hazard, says one of tho Philadelphia papers, living at Crickhowcll, had a tooth extracted ; ho returned home, boiled it for n quartor of an hour and re placed it, It is now as useful as ever ! Pray, what will the dentists say to this? Washington Irving, in his inimitable History of Now York, says that William the Testy, the second govcrnoi; was egrc gioUBly hen packed by a termagant wife, who waa of that number of females sent as a punishment after the flood, known by tho name of knowing women, or good persons to exercise rigidly the rights belonging to vclticoal government. William warded off all sarcasms and sneers, by quoting the ancient proverb as he outdrew his hicci chaum, "He who would aspire to govern, should first learn to obey.'" V UY THE PRESIDENT OP THE UNITED STATES. A PROCLAMATION. Whereas, there is much reason to bo liovc that citizens of the United States, in disregard of the solemn warning licr'ctcforo given tn them by the proclamation issued by the Executive-of the General Govern ment and by soma of the Governors of the States, have combined to disturb the peace of tho dominions of a neighboring and friendly nation: And whereas, information has been given to me, derived from official and other sources, that many citizens in different parts of the United States arc as. sociatcd, or associating, for the same pur. pose : And whereas, disturbances have ac tually broken out anew in different parts of the two Lanauas : And whereas, a hostile invasion has been mado by citizens of the United Slates, in conjunction with Cana dians and others, who, after forcibly seizing upon tho property of their peaceful neigh bor for tho purposo of effecting their unlaw ful designs, are now in arms against the authorities of Canada, in perfect disregard of their own obligations as American citi zens, and of the obligations of the Govern mcnt of their country to foreign nations: Now, therefore, I have thought it no. ccssary and proper to issue this proclama tion, calling upon every citizen of the Uni ted States neither to give countenance nor encouragement of any kind to those who have thus forfeited their claim to the pro tection of their country, upon those mis guided or deluded persons who are engaged in them to abandon projects dangerous to their own country, fatal lo those whom they profess a desire to relieve, impractica ble of execution without foreign aid, which they cannot rationally expect to obtain, and giving rise to imputations (however tin. founded) upon the honor and good faith of theirown Government; upon every officer, civil and military, and upon every citizen by the veneration due by all freemen to tho laws which they have assisted to enact, for their own government by his regard for the honour and reputation of his coun tryby his love of order and respect for that sacred cade of laws by which national intercourse is regulated to uss every ef fort in his pnwer to arrest for trial and pun islimcnt every offender against the laws providing for the performance of our obli gations to the other powers of the world. And I hereby warn all those who have en gaged in these criminal enterprises, if per. sistcd in, that, whatever may bo the condN tion to which they may bo reduced, they must not expect the interference of this Government, in any form, on their behalf; but will be left, reproached by every virtu ous fellow-citizen, to bo dealt with accord, ing to the policy nnd justico of that Gov ernment whoc dominions they have, in defiance of the known wishes and efforts of their own Government, and without the shadow of justification or excuse, nefarious ly invaded. Given under my hand, at the city of Washington, the twenty-first day of November, in tho year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight, and tho sixiy-third uf the Inde pendence of the United Statps. M. VAN BUREN. By the President, John Forsyth, Secrctarv of State. THE MORMON WAR ENDED. The St. Louis papers of the 8th instant, state that the Mormon war had ended, bv the surrender of the leaders of the Mor mons. On tho 28th tilt, about three thou sand men, commanded by Gen. Atchison, of Clay Co., made their appearance before tho town of Far West, the county scat of Caldwell County, where the Mormons were entrenched. Upon their approach the Mormons hoisted a white flag, which was shot down by Capt. Bogard, but was immediately replaced. Gen. Atchison then 6ent in n message, with a view to learn their wishes and intentions, when sir of tho leaders avowed thair willingness to stirron der. in the expectation that the Mormons should ba unharmed. Tho surrender was accepted, and the individuals put under guard. Their names aro : Joseph Smith, Sidney Hiodon, ueorge Uinki.e, Lyman Wioiit, Perley P. Pratt, and M. Knight. The Mormons nFsemb'ed at Far West, comprised 700 men under nrms. Of this number, a small bodv of 130, re treated and pursued their way to the nor thern frontier. On the day after the order of Governor Boggs, directing the erpulsion or extermi nation of the Mormons, was received by ueu. Atchison, disgusted with such a com mand, he immediately resigned his office, and retired, Subsequent to this, it is re ported that a number of the Mormons were set upon and murdered. From tiie accounts which arn now recei ved, it appears to us that the poor deluded Mormons are "more sinneU against than sinning" in the matter of this war, and that their iircat error was in settlmir down oti6omoof the richest lauds of the Slate, and that in the defonco of their right to them, against the avarice of others, they were lorceu to tnuo up arms. The following additional information is from the St. Louis Republican, of tho 12th; "Tho account of a bloodv butchcrv of thirty-two Mormons, on Snlnwns Creek, is Itilly continued. Two childien were killed, wc presume, from accident, Considerable i plunder such ns beth, hats. &c. wore taken from the slaughiorcd. Not one of the nsfailantw w0 killed or hurt. About the time of the mrrondpr. several Mormon houses were burnt in Chariton t and one Mormon who refused to leave, killed. At Far West, nfinr tho Hiirronder, a Mormon had his brains dnhci! nut, by n man who accused tho Mormon of burning his house in Davlcs." Wo copy tho above paragraph from tho Gazette nf Saturday evening. Wc uro sorry to say, that our own information cor roborates tho details. For the honor of tho State, wo could have wished, that such savage enormities had not attended a con troversy in itself disgraceful enough. Wo understand, that the company engaged in the attack at Splawn's creek, was not attached to any division ot the army, but was fighting on his own hook. ,Tho men were principally from Chariton county, and amongst the number was at least one memacr oi mo jjcgisiaturo. i no enemy had approached within eighty yards of tho Mormons beforo they were apprized of their npproach. Thu Mormons had their fnmi. lies with them, and lo preserve their lives, the mon separated from them ond took rcfugo in n blacksmith's shop. Here they wcro murdered! It is said that the Mor. mons had arms, but it is a little singular that they should have used them so ineffec. tually as not to have touched one of tho assailants, The latter, in some instances, placed their gunB between tho loirs of tho house, and deliberately fired nt thu victims within. These reports are founded upon statements of persons engaged in tho attacfv ; and, bad as they are, are not likely to be overcharged. Will the actors in tho tragegy be suffered, by the Courts of that District, lo go unpunished? CAPTURE OF "RILLOHNSON." OooENsnuncir, Nov. 18 "William Johnson wasyestcrday arrested by Charles T. Burwcll and A. B. James, about three miles above Odensburgh. He was traced and found in the woods by Mr. B. and driven from his covert towards a bay in the river St. Lawrence where his son lay in wailing for him with o row boat, ready to convey him away. Mr James, however, had got young Johnson ashore, taking possession of his boat, and secreting his oars so as not to allow n chance of CKiapc. Old Bill1 rushed down to the river, clnselv pursued by Burwcll, wlir-rc he was met by James. He called aloud, 'my boat?' 'mv boot !' He was ordered by Mr. J. to sur render but ho declared he would never do so while alive. He had a pistol m each hand, and swore that he would sooner die than bo taken, ond threatcded to shoot tho first man that approached him. Jame and Burwell attempted to seize him, and took hold of him several times; but he? broke from them and retreated. His son advised him to flee to woods, tliat he would help hun away if in his power, but that his boat and oars had been toknu from him, and he had no means of giving him assis--tonce. Johnson men attempted to cecapu to the woods, but was prevented : and when he saw no chance to etenpp. ho came to a halt and offered to surrender, if his pursu ers would allow his son to have his arms. They replied that they did not tcck his arms, but his person. After a parley, considerable delay, a vast deal of threat ening, he gave to his son a Cochran riflo (12 dtschnrgors) and two larcj,; rifle pistol.-!, and then started with B. and J. for Ogdcns burgh. still however retaining fournsmall pistols and Bowie knife, but which in tho courso of n few minutes, he also gave to his son. They had proceeded about one third uf a mile, when they were met by n file of U. S. soldiers, n dnpuly sheriff from Jefferson, and a deputy U. S. mnrshal, to whom Johnson was delivered, nnd con veyed on board Iho steamboat in the em ploy of government under Col. Worth." Thence, n will be seen by accounts from Oswego. Sacketts Hinbnr, &c. he was conveyed to prison in Jefferson county. Indian Method op Churt.-'iiip. Mr. Catliti, in ono of his recent. Ipoinma in hibited a Winnebago Courting Flute, which he said was used by the Indian lover in wooinctho dark-eyed maidof'thc wilder ness. For hours he bail heard the simple sounds ofthis Courting Flute, and he had seen the patient lovers silting under a tree by the bank of a river, or in front oi'a lodgo and never has ho heard a word exchanged between the seemingly happy pair. Many marriages take place solely by the charms f this flute, as ho knows it lo be a fact that a single word has never been spoken by either party during the whole period from courtship to marriage. It is not generally known that the seed of tho sun flower is ono of the best and most nutritions foods that can be found for fattening poultry and pigs, h also makes a good pudding. M A R R I ED In Slnfisbitryoii the litli of Oct. by tho Revj Mr. Hooker, Professor John L. C.issel, of Wil loiighby Unircrsity, Ohio, to Mia Caroline Olin, cfSlrifisliury Vt,, d.iusliierof Hon. John II. Olin. D I K D . In Jericho, on tho 10th inst. Peter Slmv, lEsq. ngcil C9 jnarj. In St. Albanj.on the 17th inst. Deacon Padl BltlOHAM, in Iho 77 vc.ir of bin iige. In Doicet on tbo 'J3ilt inst. Jiine K. Moore,, il.iuglitor of tho Hon. Darius Moore, in :lia 20lh year o flier age. FOR SALE. A SETT or Gunsmiths Tools, second hand, with Riflle Machine complete, fnnnorly owned by Mr Hatch, gunsmith, very cheap. C. BENNS. Nov. 20. A YOUNG Man from 1(5 to lOyoars of ago, can find employment (by bringing suita ble recommendation) as clork by calling on tho subscriber Latiihop and l'orwir. School Boooks. AGUNRHAL assortment for salo at low prices, by c. Goourich. Nov. 29. Wickwaro's building, up stairs. Teachers and Merchants aro nartieulaiW invited to call. "herds grass skrd OF this years growth for srtlo by 1N0V. 5, mil. lii;o. p. fll nun