Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, July 5, 1839, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated July 5, 1839 Page 2
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FRIDAY MOKNINO. JULY 5 . WHIG NOMINATIONS. FOR GO PERNOR, SILAS II. .TE1VISOIV. For Lieut. Governor, DAVID JM. CAMP. For Treasurer, HENRY F. JANES. SENATORS FOR CHITTENDEN COUNTY JOSEPH CLARK, JOSEPH MARSH. HANG OUT YOUR BANNER. We publish to-day the proceedings of the State Convention nt Woodstock, on the 27th ult. The ossomblogo was very Jnrge estimated nt ono thousand, nnd bo- yond doubt the largest congregation of t ho kind ever known in the state. This looks well, nnd wn are rrjoicrd to Irani that the Bpirit and good feeling manifested were in full proportion to the magnitude of the meeting. The accounts which the dele gates brought from every part of the stale were of the most gratifying character, nnd such as we had a right to expect from the Whigs of Vermont. It now only remain for us to carry out what lis been thus auspiciously begun. We would urge upon our friends the importance of prompt, thor ough and efficient nrgaflizition. The only fear is, thai the Whigs, relying upon their well-known strength, and their largo ma jority, will allow over confidence to lake the place of exertion. Suitable exertions, early commenced nnd pursoveringly per aisled in, will secure us nn overwhelming majority. We know of no reason why any person who voted for Gov. Jennison last year will not do the6ame this; but there are most cogent reasons why soma who voted for Mr. Bradley will not for the candidate who has supplanted him on the Lnco.Foco ticket. Our present state officers have not, that we are aware, done any thing toshoke the confidence of the people in their integ rity, and having safely steadied the ship of etate through a stormy period, it is now the duty of the Whig party, nnd of every man who loves good order, to come forward and maintain their principles and their profes sions by the re election of their faithful pub. lie servants by an increased majority. The Fine. Tho committee nppolntod to investigate the circumstances ofiho late fire, have been diligently engaged during tho part week, and we arc happy to add.lheir labors havo beon crowded with measurable success. One person, a Frenchman, named Joseph Roc has been arrested on suspicion, and after an investigation of upwards oflhrco days, bound over to lake his trial at the August term. The evidenco against him, as is usual in such cases, was altogether circumstantial, hut of that clear nnd irresistible kina that loaves but Iho baro room lo doubt; and tho samo cvi dence which brings tho crime homo to Ibis in. dividual also proves that moro than one per on was concerned in it. Wo havo therefore strong hopes of ovootually ferreting out tho whole transaction, and being enabled to show up the prime mover in all his naked depravi. ty. In tho course of tho investagation tho fact is fully established, that among a certiin class of persons this subject has be on ono of frequent discussion, generally talked up and understood, and repeatedly threatened. In ono instance, somo two months sinco, tho pro cise period, and oven tho day of tho vvoek, on which tho act would bo perpetrated, was pro dieted with a precision which, when compared with tho rosult, but too well establishes iho reputation of tho individual as a prophet "We mention theso facts for tho purpose of convincing our townsmen of tho necessity of united, bold and vigorous efforts in ferroting out and bringing these miscreants to justice. Wo feel especially bound to urge this point from the circumstanco that tho committee thus far, havo not been mot and seconded theirefforte as promptly and efficiently as they fhould havo beon. Thoy have br.en mot with coldness and indifferenco whore thoy had a right to expect warm and hearty co-operation. hven a tnrsr'ilrat!, after engaging officially in iho duties of the itivcstiirrition, and goin through with a portion of tlm testimony, do erled the bench without notice or explanation and so far as ho was concerned, would havo defeated the wholo proceeding. Theso aro painlul and humiliating facts, ond iioiIiiiil' but a sense of duty impels us to publish them to tho world. To us there is some thing alarming in thnn: that any individ ual should be so tame, so pour j Spj r jt , n to purchase nnmparaiivo temporary seen rity, at the price of his duty to ackrio.v- ledge that he is pnralized by his fcaru! Thus far nil that tins been discovered has been by dint of the utmost oxortion, against coiobinilion wore extensive than is gen. erally supposed, and against a bond and j stimulating motive more potent than the fear of death itself; nnd tint too in defiance of (hrcats and dangers not altogether imaginary. Inn contest of this kind no man is nt liberty to bo neutral, or consult his personal security; and if the officers of t ho law liuvc not got nerve enough to go forward nnd do their duty, it is time they were dismissed, and their places supplied by men who havo. Wc cannot omit horn to remark that the public are under many obligations to Messrs Lane nnd Ferris ns officers, nnd Messrs. Maeck and Knsson ns nttornies, for their activo exertions in this matter ns well ns to the members of the committee generally. Mr. Maeck's closing argument before the court of examination wns one of surpassing clearness and force, and well worthy his high reputation. A bundle of combustibles, partially con sumed by fire, was found among tho sha vings in the new church at the Falls, on Saturday morning. There is no room to doubt that it was plnccd there by design. Wenro indebted to our friend Griswold. late of the Vormonler, now connected with the N. Y. Whig for files of late English papers. FROM ENGLAND. The packet ship Independence, Nye, arrived at New York on Saturday evening, bringing tiles of London nnd Liverpool papers of the 25th May. We mnko our extrocts from the Sunday Morning News nuil Atlas. The news by the papers hpfmcus in not very inipmiaiit in rrg.iu! in England fi'ivernnirnl affair seem lo pl.wd s they (lid al Iip last arcniints. Meetings were held in vntiuiH part of ihc kinndmn, In 1'ijtnplitiiini Hip rpieen upon I he stand the has ken in ipipird lo ."sit It Peel's miiiest in rrc.ml lo her hiiielinl(l, The meeiiitJj, himever. do inn ippe.ir in h ue been very siicces-fnl. in niiiFPnuenre (if iIir iliii'ion of opinion. The Lincoln Mi-reiny ippresciits that .Sir Lviinii Itnluer e f .t f ; I in n lni'e meeting of lht l.iheinlii of that rilj.tliai M inislri s, "in eniiciliiiip I lie mpporl ol the people, have de leriiiineil lo concede I lie penny pii'lHge, lo iniike I lie ii.illnl nn open question, lo hrin forward ;m exieniledfjfieiiioliMiion.il ediicmion, in i-l riil of die Mle-pawn" rlatii-es nf ihe ltpfnim IiiM. mid lo extend liie FiifTiiige liy iillniviiiL' 107. veins fiir counties, unit liy rre.iling a new cl.iss tif fiednyii in nines mid lininii"ln." I lie Cli.irlislK nip. mpiiv qniel, public feeling Eceini lo li,ie put litem down. Later The Liverpool arrived at N. Y. on Sunday, in 17 days from Liverpool. Parliament assembled on I lie 27ili of m.iv. and the Hnuje of Comiiion proceeded nn the mine day lo elect a Speaker. Mr. Shaw l.efeier was notnC iMted as dtp Ministerial or Whig candiil.itp, and Mr. Goiilliiirn as the Tory candidate Confident hie anxiety was manifested to know the lesidi, as it would hi' consiileied an indication of the tnrengili of ministers Fince iheir late ipsign.iiion and rein statement. Afier pel era I aninialcd tnepilies in favor ol each candidate. il,p Untile divided, nnd the voK! Pinod for l.efcver 317, for fimilliuin 299. majority fur Lel'ever 18. The ic.nh um lecencil wiih rhreis. Nolhniii nf very 2ie.il unimrtaiicp. li.ul taken place in the anion of l'.irli.inieni except dirui-iniis pxliiliiliii! the innniinin feelings i,( oppimcd menilierii. Their lenipeiR have evidently not lieen much improved by the transaction in ie g.ird lo the inimairy. Mr. Webteji The arrival of Mr Webster with his family in London (at the Brunswick Hotel) is announced in London papers of the 4th June. We cordially welcome, says the London Gazette, to our shores this great and good man, and accept him ns n fit representative of all Ihc great and good finalities of our traosatlalic brethren. From the Richmond Whig. Governor Tiler. A wu asserted. tho insinuations of tho Enquirer touching the zeal and devotion of this gentleman to the great Whig cause, prove lo be Hip coinage of tho Editor's own brain. We have seen a letter of his to n Irinnd, in reply to one written to him upon the sub- jed. from which we lak-j tho privilege of making the subjoined rxtrnci. It is flit fouled nnd up to the-hub, and will satisfy the public of the degree nf confidence to be reposed in the insinuations and state ments nf the Enquirer : "Ynu have done inn no more limn naked justice in ronii udmiiii" the report lo which jon nlliide, and which joii flute lo hae originated with .Mr. . I never have declared a piefeience for Mr. Van litiien over Air. Cla), bat decidedly the reveme. I regard Mr. Rl.ij with decided favor, and ljehpe thai he would, if elecied in t lie Piegi. denrv, gUp lo the coiinii j a wi.e, temperale and palmitic ndminisiralinn. Hit liaii been, limn time to lime, the mlijeci nf the groups I nail most de. fainiloiy hs,iiiIis ; lint no man ha gnnc mure openly lo wink lo vindicate hi character than myself. What ma be ihe c.aittp of tlm Hani, lung I 'omentum, winch is to ai-einlilp ttexi Decem ber, fur llie piirpn.p of nominating a I'lrsitlem and Vice Prcidew, I cannot if It ; and all that a Whig should do now, should lip to expiess bis piefeiencp fur men, without cummiiting liiin.elfsn far six to lip arrived ug.niisi ollieix ulio may idnain the nnini. naiioii And while I li ne a t'pcided piefeiencp lor Mr. Clay over nllo'lieis who have been mimed, I lesetvp in mvelf, as eveiv liPPtnan slnaild do, the rig!n nf deciding, in fall view of nil the facts, nfter ihe noniiaaiinn Hi. ill h itc lice ue." Tennessee The uleciiou takes place on tho lt Thursday in August. Governor Ch. nun U htg, is a candidate for re elec tion to the same office, and is opposed by Junes IC Polk, V. 15., lute speaker of ihe U.S. House of Reprercsenlatives. Thir teen members of Congress aro to be cho. eon. SiiEitnRooKE, L. C Junk CO. On Monday night last, a parly nl rei'tigni-s from Troy, Vl. joined hyj n parly from Mol 'and. entered Iho Province nt Hnrnsioo. turned with mu-kols, pistols, nntl Howie knives. About 3 o'clocK in the morning, Ihry arrived at the house of Capt. Ilurro'e', awoko him, und demanded bin RrlllB oll(j ammunition saying they hail "done. business up for Stotitlrad Plain," &c. In. stead of complying with thoir demand, Cnpt. II nwoke his son nnd some others of his family, two or three ol whom seizing muskets, sallied out, und fount) tho house nnd barn had been set on fire. No one could bo seen, and they proceeded to bring wnior to put out the fire, nnd while doing so were fired upon With n rifle. Mrs. B whilo attempting to give the nlnrm by blowing n horn nt Ihe door, snw the flush nf n musket from behind a fence. The fire woo soon extinguished, and the villains escaped wilh the exception of one, o fellow named Swertzer, who was token, nntl i now in our jail. Two Bowin knives were picked up alter the party fled, nut! a Spring field musket, which Sweelzer acknowledged hod been in his possession. The parly consisted of 10. Among them. Hubert S. Ornc, of Sberhrookej Ueinnii Durceo. Daniel and James M'Duffk', ol n.'irtHtnn ; Ilntnstlell, of Comptnn ; Sweelzur, Thomas Ewen, nf Barnsioti. and three or four others nil ol whom fled from the Provincn last Fnll. It will bo recollected by most of our readers that Ibis Dtirgeo, knnwo ns "one armed Durgce." wns orres ted about n yenr nnd a half ago, for nu attempt to murder, nnd committed to jail in this town. Gazelle. IMPORTANT. TrtE Joint Commission. In thn Ken. ncbec Journnl of May 21st, wc published the letter ol Mr. Stevenson, mu Minister in London, with on extract from a cnmmii tiicntintp of 1,'ird Paliiii.THlnn of April 3 propo-io" a joint commission to survey nnd settle the Nurl heaHlcrn Boundary line, Irntn which wc learned lltul the British Government had submitted to ours, n "drnfl of n convention for the purpose ol regulating the proceedings of Iho cotnmis Moucrs." Until recently we have been in ignorance of the nature of this "draft." but are now compelled to say that our worst apprehensions ore fully realized. Wc nre not able to inform our readers by au thority of I In; precise term'! of this 'draft, ' bin can say that they are wholly iandmii tiblc. Mr. Forsyth, the U. S. Secretary of Slate, has been here, where the Governor nntl Council are in session. While in Portland last week, he had a conference with Gov. Fnirficld, Mr. William-), Gov. Kent, Col. Davtes nnd others, who met htm there on his invitation, ami sobinilled to them the proposition of tho British Gov ernment. They wore iiiianiinoiis in the opinion that Maine could not noree to il, noil they regarded it only a calculnied, if not designed, to make a further nntl severer lest nfibe pnlient forbearance of the state, by dehyitirr noy equitable settlement. What action the Governor and Council may lake on the subj 'cl, wo do not know, but understand that ihe Governor anil I hi nt hor gentlemen who were con-ulieil ni Portland, complied wilh Mr. Forsyth's request, by making n counter proposition such as they thought Maine iooii agree to. From Texa. llmj-ton dates have been received of the 31st of Mav. Four men belonifing to a Surveyor's parly, Bexar, had been severely wounded by a bond of Mexicans and Indians, which were nfter wards pursued and routed by a few militia under Lieut. Rice. Threw of the Mexi cans were killed, including their lender Flores, on whom was found a number of letters from Mexican lenders lo llie Kicka poo, Catlde. Cherokee anil Seminole Indians, filled with persuasions to Ihe savages to make war upon Texas, In invade the conn try nnd exterminate Ihe people, promising that they should hold undisturbed posses sion nf nil land I hey may conquer. Te.xns hns evidently much yet to fear from the hostile tribes of ItnlioiH oo her frontier, nnd tl will not be without trouble nntl blood-bed, should she finally succeed in holding possesion of a large portion of ihe richest lands within her territory. Execution at New Orleans- Oo iho 3d instant llie final sentence of ihe law wns executed on the criminal Chen Bnnaoo. for tin: murder of Mecano ; nearly the eolire police force of I he city was present al the execution. Ho seemed altnirolhor indiffer ent to hi fate, nnd spoke with much levity. He confessed, however, when al the caf fold, ihe justice of hit sentence, nntl tm plored 'ho forjrivoncss of all those whom be bad injured, as well ns ilw-e who were preseoi to witness hi ln-t moments. I in -mediately nfier which tho rnpo wn oclju-ied around his neck the signal given, and death ensued. SpntNGFiEi.n, Ma- June 25. 1839. Tho 'fid eon "tillon law'iiittl ptosecnt ion under it. is now the most interesting lopip. here. The lavemers and reinilers here who havo openly violated and defied iu. law. and predicted such n 'rising of the people. ' if they were meddled with, are baffl-d nt every step. They try to make n fire hut the match wont lake. They are complained ol, little and great, fined, and I hern is no excitement nlioiit it ; no Nympa- thy among Hp. p, 0 (nr t licfn. In faci the great body nf the people nre for porting Ihe law. and for culling nfT in, In. criminate rum selling and bar. room lipplino. F airrank's Platform Scale We know of no article or in-lriiiiiPiii m .(,, which compnres in importance with llie pisiform balance. It is now in very gen ernhiMMii the commercial cominoiiily. Trninnelions by weight, amounting to millions of dollnrs daily, nre regulnieil by mean of these inst rum'enip, nntl every class nf our citizens have a direct interest in Ihe refill's. How important, then, that the article used should be perfect and uniform in lis operation. Every body knows ihe perplexity and difficulty formerly arising from ihe want of uniformity in ihesionu" nrds. of weights jn different parts of ihe Union. This inconvenience lias been in n great measure dissipated by iho intrnduc lion, in all Iho stales nf the Union. of Fair bank's platform scnles. These being ad justed lo Iho New York standard" the emporium nf trade, and being filled, with great precision, upon a principle ot once correct and duroble, tinder the in-pecl isn of Iho original inventor, have gone fur in establishing lhal uniformity, in relations lo weights, which has been Ihe subject of legislative debate, both in congress ond in several of tho slate legislatures. Il may not be known to all our renders that compound balances ore eomctimuB jtt. bio to a variation in their own results, so that a heavy draught, when divided and subdivided, and weighed thus upon the same scalo, will givu n different result j showing n defect in tho principle or the construction. Others are sometimes seen, whoso hearing points are of cast-iron, nnd of course, when subjected In hard use, soon wear, and become imperfect. Those mid other objections, wo have reason to know, do not apply to Iho porta' ble balances made by the Messrs. Fair bunks. When subjected to the severest tests, they hnvn always been found fully to answer the representation of the maim foclurcrs; nnd we Imve no hesitation in saying, thnt the confidence so generally etitertnined in Iho unrivalled nccurncy of these balance N merited. A medal was a warded to Ihe Mosts. Fat'hnnk- at our last fair. Journal of Amr. Institute. A Canadian Swartwout. Tho To ronto. U. C. Etnminer, mentions a rumor I lint Col. FnZ'.ihhoo, the Clerk of the Ilotisu of Assembly, had left homo wilh about 5000, which was placed in his hands lo pay iho contiogencies of the Assembly. Col. F. sailed from New York for London. A sENsiiu.E Challenge. M r. Polk, in one of ln elect loneering speeches, Fpoke

of the Editor of llie Nahville Banner, ns tittle Allen A. Hall; whereupon iho editor declarer the remark to he an in-tilt, and challenges ihe slanderer to a match at wrest ling, lenping, running, or any oilier (.'omes whereby Ihe strenijlh nf the parties may bo fairly tested. This is a decided improvement upon iho Bowie Knife. D"Wo learn that n grent number of workmen are actively engaged nt the Navy Yard. Brooklyn, in getting oui limbers for an enormous national steam ship, of 2200 tons, the construction of which is to be expedited with all possible de-pa!ch. li i5 intended lo tnskc her n period n specimen of nnval architecture, nnd her machinery as faultless n product ton of mechanism as It is possible for our country to turn out. ttTA female, designated ns Mrs. Pamelia Mann, wns recently convicted in Texas for forgery, nod sentenced to bo linogetl. More recently the hns received n pardon from the Pre-idcnl. and been set nt liberty. Death for forgery is rather loo severe, es pecially in a country where women engage in i in; crime, anil in winch llie sex is so wofully fccarce n in Texas. STATE CONVENTION. Pursuant to the call ol the -la'e commit' toe, the 1) oincraiic Whig Convention oi llie S n't1 of Vermont ns-einhleil nt Wood slock, oo Thursday the C7Hi dny of Junt 1!i39 The Convention was composed of del gates from every county in the slate excepi Grant! Isle, nnd was the largest po litical convention ever assembled in Ver mont, Al ten o'clock in the forenoon the dele gates met in the Congregational Church, being the large-l houe in lowo, nntl which was filled In nveifl ivving, and were called to order by George T. Hodges. El , one of the slnte ci'tiiiiiiltoe noil on his imminniinn Nouman William. E-q... of Wood.-lock was appointed President pro letnpore. On milium of Mr. Hopkins nf Windsor. Leonard Sargeant. E-o. ,of Manchester, wns appointed Secretary pro tempore. On motion of Mr. Fairbanks of St. Johtlsbliry. Ordered, That o committee of one dele gale from each county be appointed lo nominate officers fori he convention. Anil thereupon the following gentlemen Were appointed, viz. Mr. Blarkmer, ol Bennington. Mr. Towtlfley, nf Brallleboro' Mr Hammond, of Or well. M r, J ines, ot Wiud-or. Mr. Rich, of Sliorehnm. Mr. Parish, ot Randolph. Mr. Brtggs, of Richmond. Mr. Manser, nf Monipelicr. M r. Davis, of D invilln. Mr. Culler, of llighgatc. Mr. Morse, ol Johnson. M r. Cobb, of Barloti. M r. Dewey, of Guildhall. Oo moiioo of Mr. Hopliins, Ordered. Thai all whigs present be re queued to participate in ihe deliberation of the convention. Oo motion o Mr. Adams, of Burliogton. Ordered. Thai I he members of congress from this stale pre'ont. bib requested to Ink" sent. with, ond act as, member of this coiivenl ton. The commiitee nppninted to present n nominal ion of officers for tho convention, reported the following nnd the severnl per sons linniinoled, were elected In llie fh'ces annexed to iheir respective names, lo wit. Norman Williams, Esq , of Woodstock, President. Hon. Ezra Meeeh, nf Slielbnroe. Hon Tiniothv Follow, of Burlington. Hon. Lemuel Whitney, of linin leboro'. Hon, Mose S'rong. of Rutland. Hon. Charles Marsh, of 'A'oods'nck. Aboer B W. Tetinv E q- of Newbury. Auia-n Pride, ol Wnierbury Timothy Gooilnle. E-q , ol Jinnica. Jonathan Hagnr, E-q , of Mnldiebiiry. Erasius Fuirbank-, E-q , nf Si Johns, bury. Vice Presidents, Leonard Sargennl. E-q . of M tinche-ter. Do Wilt C. Clarke, E-q . ol Brnndon. A. G. Chadwick, E-q,, ol'Si John-bury. Secretaries. On motion of Mr Chandler, of Wood stock. Ordered, That the President bo request etl to nppoint a Mnrhnl und Assistant Mnrsbnls of ihe Conveiu top. Whereupon. John PeWcs, E-q. of Wind sor, wns appointed M.irshal and Moses Montague ol Britlgewatrr George C Pratt. Thotnii- E Powers and Edward II. Bill nig, of Woodstock, A-Mi-ianls. Mr Pn me, of Norlhfield, introduced the fol'owing resolni mu : Resolved, That a committee of seven be appointed by the chair, to report resold Hons lor Hie action of this Convention i which was read nnd nd pled. The chair designated tho following gen tlcroen ns such cummitteo : Messrs, Foot, Hopkins, Dewey, Snr L'eant, Urigge of Richmond. Fairbanks. Walton ond Smith of Chelsea, MrTownsloy introduced a resolution, I which, having been amended, adopted, as i follows; Resolved, Thnt n committee, consisting of two delecilcs from Bennington Co; ihrcofrom Windham; throe from Rutlnnd; four from Windsor; throe from Or ange; threo from Addison; two from Chittenden i two from Washington; two from Caledonia ; two Irom Franklin; one from Lamoille, one from Orlennt; and nne from Essex, bo appointed by the delegation from Iheir respective couuliet, to prepare nntl report, for the consideration of tine convention, n ticket fnr Stme Officers. Mr Dewey introduced the tfollowing resolution: Resolved. That n committee of five be appointed, by the chair, to draft an address lo iho Freemen of the Slate, to be submit ted to tho consideration of this Conven Hon. Which wns ndnpted, and the following gentlemen designated, bv tho chair, lo constitute snitl committee: Messrs Hopkins, Prentiss. O. P. Chan ler. Steele, ol Chelsea and Blnckmer. On motion ol Mr. Adam, the conven tioti adjourned till two o'clock P. M. Ai 2 o'clock P. M. the President called the convention tn order Mr. Mooch, chairman of the commiitee appointed to present nominations for Slate Officert, reported that the committee unanimously recommend Ihc following: Fur Governor. SILAS II. J UNISON. Fnr Lieut. Governor, DAVID M. CAMP. Fnr Treasurer. HENRY F. JANES. Which report tho convention unani mously adopted. Mr. Hopkins, from the committee op pointed lo prepare, and report, nn ndtlres to ihe people, submitted nn ntldres. which wis rend, nnd, on motion of Mr. Burclinrd of New Fane, unanimously adopted, and ordered So be published. Oo motion of Mr Font, the committee nppotnleil lo nominate slate officers were dircc'ed In report the names nf two dele gales al largo, nnd two sobslitolc. to rep resent the slate in the National convention lo he held at Harrisburgh in December next. The committee on resolution, by Mr. Foot, their chairman, reporled the follow tog, which we'd read and adopted by the convention, In wu : Resolved, lhal the eslabli-bment nf republican principles is nn epoch Hi llie In-liiry ol the world, and that in the fnith 'til nilinttu-irnlion of the-o principles, we most ifl' e.iiin ly promote Ihe iiiiprovemeni ail'' happiness nf Ibe hlliuntl nice Reiohed, That the danger of nbue arises Irom tho corruptions of selfi-h poll iiciaii- ond ihe neglect of the people in the exerci-o of the electoral franchise. Resolved, Thnt I he evidence of the cor motion of the rulers is found in the squan dering nf the public moneys, the nbtt-o of executive patronage, the corruption of the p'0-'s and Ibe control nf public opinion. iiiimI the hesi of government is in danger nf hi ing perveried lo the wort of purposes, Retovtd. That ihe remedy is lo he found it) iho faithful exercic of Ihe admitted powers of ihe people, and that, by such exercise, nil loco.focnism will be put down nnd i fie nntitio saved. Resolved. That no doty can be more important Ihnn Iho preservation of our iii-iiitiiions. in their purity and that nt no time, since the formation of the government, has the call been more impeialive for oner gy. decision nntl action, and lhal in the socee-s of nor opponents ihe eon-nlidntton of nil power in tho hand of the executive, will be complete. Ihn purse and lite sword practically united, nnd ihe nation left to mourn it losl privileges, nr seek to rngnio litem by the dreadful remedy of revolution. Resolved. Thnt a yet, all is safe; the people have llie remedy inlheirnwn hands, and the virtue and intelligence to exercise it and all that is rrquUitn is lhal they -hoii'd be ornused lo n sense of the tlanner. We call oo the friend nf liherty in Ver moiii. tn come not noil help to free the natmn from it thraldom. Retntved. Phil the great priocip'e nf hiimno freedom nnd regulated liberty know no degree of Unhide; nnd Hint io the grent efforts now in nuapicimi prngres restore the ndoi'iitsiratioo of iho general government n the principles of ihe con-It union, there is no nnrlh nor south ; no bin" save the solution of the problem that "man is capable of self government." Resolved, That Ihn ntlrmpt tn introduce into tin stale, poliUcnl e!ubnr associations the off-honls of Ihn "Bay State Aocia. Moo." originating wilh I tin Boton Custom House, and lo be controlled by Co-lnni Houe Officer and oilier pnrlizno lenders, ought lo excite the indignation of every citizen, who. has any respect lor the fare- wen iiiiiiiictioiis nt vvasiiinrrion. nr anv insi sense of the horror produced by Ihe jannom i;itin ni i- raocu. Resolved Thai I he rry of" Bank Reform" raised by crinm politicians in Iht ptnie, without any definite proposition nf reform. is bin an unmeaning sound nnd indicate n rnnletnpl for ihe understanding nf the people of this state and an ignorance of popular sympathies. Resolvd, That tho numbers nntl charac ler of the unhnckletl freemen nf Vermont, assembled on the present occa-inn afford a suffic'.ent guaranty ihnl the people nre fully alive In the present crisis, thnt they will manfully noil successfully resist nnv new demons' rni inn thai Ihn often discomfited forces of the nilinini't rnl ion, however nttled by such associations or government official mny mnKo upon us. Revived, That Ihn enng reseinnal elec linns. Ihn fnr warrant confident expectn linns ol n decisive whig mni'iniy in the im-m uoiiM. in iiepreseiilnlions ! ntMrillng oclenr iiidicniinn Hint the public tent uneni II r r " n. . his nndergonna material charge wiihin llie Inst two yours, and affording strong hopes that by union rnerv and concert nur be i Invetl country may be rescued frnm Ihe hand nf the spoilers, who hnvo never hesi tntetl to sacrifice the best interests oflhe tint inn to promolo their own selfish partizan schemes. Resolved, Thnt tliis convention do con cur with the late whig convention of Penn sylvania, in the adoption uf the following preamble and resolutions, Whereas. The rrreat obioct of this as sembly, and of all rcprctentativo assemblies ior mo selection ot cnooiiinien. is -Inin which of the citizens before the public is Iho one believed to bo the best qualified for the station to be filled, nnd most likely lo bo ncceptnble to the partv whosu repre sentatives arc thus assembled, And whereas it is of incalculable impor tance to Iho liberties and hnppiness of Iho People of theso United Stales thnt the offieo of President shall, nt the approaching election, be conferred on some individual who will have courage ond principle lo removo corrupt and incompetent men from office, and nppoint honest ones in their piacess to prevent a repetition ortho many outrngcous ac's of misrule nntl misconduct winch for tin; Inst ten years have disgraced Hit! People nnd the Government; nnd thus provide effectually ngainl the further plunder of tlm public Irensiire, and the flight nnd impunity of tho plunderers, of such frequent occurrence under the present and late ndmini-lratioiis of the General Governments whereby ihe hard. earned money of the People has boon tqonndered, nnd tho character of the nation injured id the estimation of the world. And whereas, in order lo secure Iho sue. cess of such a candidate, it i greatly to bo desired, nay. il t indispenibly necessary, that the whole strength of the Oopo-iitoo to the administration nf Mr. President Van liuren shall be tinned, and that all their votes be cast in favur of somo ono candi date. And wherens the Democratic Whig parly throughout the Union nre so thoro' ly satisfied of the tiece-uy which exists for a reformation in the principles and practices of the administration of Ihe Gen eral Government, that tliey have at every meeting, whether aggregate nr representa tive, which has been held, in language tho most unequivocal and unreserved, pledged them -elve tog ve up all per-onal prefereo C"s,& h aWily unite in supDort of such car ilulate es shall be ielected by the NMional Cotiv ti'ion w li cli is to assemble al Harn-o borgll in D'jcetnber next. Resolved, flint it bo strenuously recom mended io the Natmoal Democratic Wing Convention which is in assemble at Ham burg in December next, to consider no man's name be'iiro their body for nomina tion ns a r-nndtdato for the office of Presi dent o' ibe United Stale. who shall not bo pledged to withdraw il and decline n pull if In name shall not be the name selected as ibni of the candidate ot the puny. Resolved. Thai it is respectfully, yet. wn li a II ea rne-t lies. reromiiiundcd In tlm Na I tonal Convent ton, vv hen l hey ihall have .-eli'cted t lie raodidaie of i lie p-jri v for llie office of 're-itli tii of the Uin'ed Stale-, lo n'edgo i hem-elves, in an atldtess to ihe People ofllo; United Sillies, Mrrnril vvilh llie name of every member, lhal ibny will with oil zeal and in good faitli support ihe candidate selected, Resolved, as the opinion of this conven tion, That with frankness and in good I'll 1 1 h , its members pledge themselves lo support by nil honourable means, the can didate who shall be selected by the Nation al Convention. Resolved That the principles detailed, and the conrsc of conduct set for h, in thtsj preamble und resolutions, will make abso lutely cerintn Ihe election ol the candidate who -hall be noiiniinted at Ham-burg, thus finally and signally overthrowing and ous ting from office ihe ni"ti who have o much abused ihe public confidence, entleavorers lo corrupt the public mind and the public press, and di-lionorers nf the country, by the appointment ol unworthy agents in for. eign nations. Resolved. That the President nf thisj convention be, nnd lie hereby t. rrqueqpi) in lake the earlie-i opportunity nf cntt-iog Ibis preamble nntl resolutions lobe placed in Ihe hands ot ihu Prer-ident ofilie Na tional Convention, wilh a request that he will lay i hem before thnt assembly. Mr. Meech Irom the commiitee on nominal mi, reported the names ot the ful. lowing gentlemen, to represent (be state in Ibe approaching national convention. Messrs. George T. Hodge and David M. Camp, a delegate al large, nntl Messrs. E N Briggs anil Erasius Fair batik, os sub-mule nnd ihuse gciillemen were llieretipnn appointed. On motion of M r. Fairbanks. Ordered, That a commiitee nf three bo appointed to prepare and publish on address lo iho people previous to ihe approaching September election; anil ,Me--.r Ttacy, of llnrlford, Adams, of Burlington, and Fairbanks, of Si. Jobnsbitry. were appoint ed, by Iho choir, us said committee. On motion of Fairbanks, the state committee were directed to call a stalo convention to meet at Montpelier in Octo ber next. Oa motion of Mr. Walton. Ordered, That Iho ihnnks nf this con vention be tendered to the Congregational Society , for Ihe u-e of their House. On inmmn ol Mr. Pierpoint, Ordered. That ihe proceedings nf this convent ion bo signed by Us officers, and published. I'll" convent ion adjourned, without day. NORMAN WILLIAMS President. Ezra o'eecii, A. B. W. Ten.nev, Timo Foi.t.ETT. Amasa Pride, Lemuel Wiut.nev, Timo. Gooixi.e, Min-K Stroisg Jona Haoar, Charles Marsh, Era-tu Fmhbanks, rice rresiaents. Sargeant, W. C Clarke, G. Chadwick, Secretaries. QTThe assemblage nt Woodstock, Ihe 27ih ult. wns ihe largest ever known in the slate, for political purposes. Thnro were about one thousand whigs from different parts of iho slate, and it wast truly gratifying to witness I ho order and hnruiony lhal prevailed. Our opponents may tonkn no calculnl inns upon nur divis. i ion. I ho tiling is impo-sible. We will i hearted, honest opponent "of tho 'present L.i nnd ,1ns. ,.,.,' .i... ' J .P mu iiiviuu. rsvvry wing everv trim. ' - "lonely w s a Will SB - cruicu private prejudices to nciire tho good ol the whole. Our Hrengih is in Ihe purity of our principles, nnd The vigor, iho harmony, the ocliviiy of our friends. These wo shall maintain and, maintain tug them, wo shall prnvo bv nn increased majority, thnt Vermont discards tho ex ample of Jutlns, though the treasury of tho nation should bo tbc reward of the act. Chelsea .Vcim,