Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, August 2, 1839, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated August 2, 1839 Page 2
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F It I I) A V ,M O It N I ,N t!, A U (J U S T 2 . whig nominations. fo;j GOFUiijXon, SIIjAS Iff. cTISMSOJS. For Ai'n. Gmrnior, DAVID M. CAMP. For Treasurer, HENRY F. JANES. SENATORS FOR CHITTENDEN COUNTY .TOSKIMI CLAKK, .TOSICPII ItfAKSH. .MR. CLAY. Wc Irnm thai Mr. Clny nrrivctl at Mon treal on Tuesday morning, mid deported in the evening for Quebec. In reply tn the invitation of our committer, wc learn tliat he has signified hi intcniinti to spend n day nt this plnr.o nrxt werl:. I Jo will arrive hern on Tucdny evening, rcinnin during Wednesday, nnd tnko the evening boat for the south. We nrc highly grati fied with this arrangement, as it will afford Mr Clay a favorable opportunity of noting nomething of the charnctor of our literary institulinnsatthotiorth.nnd at thesame time accomodate a much larger number with an opportunity of becoming personally ac quainted with nnr. who is alrrady, imslrnn- per lo tho hrartaof his countryman a . . n"iirm.n. AS ! wu uumre inuinaieo, ivi r. Ulay declines n public dinner, or any ceremony of the kind, nnd we take it for granted, his wishes this respect will not bn disregarded. The Sentinel is in great distress about Mr. Clay's visit ro the north, and professes to be wonderfully shocked at the idea that any one should presume lo interfere with Mr. Van Duron's electioneering prerogative. Let our neighbor keep cool. Air. Clay, wicked as he is. has no such intention. Hut, supposing he had, what would the Sentinel do about ii ? that's the query. It might bo. that he would refrain, if he were nware nf Mr. Winslnw's views on tho subject! Of all persons living, the editor of the Sentinel should bo the last to object to seeing, nr even hearing Mr. Cloy, in bis own vindication. Mow unceasingly during the last eighteen monllis has that print devoted itself to the villification of this distinguished slatcsiunn ? nnd how many times and oft has it denounced him ns "a notorious BLACKLEG, murderer, and "infidel blasphemer, who ought to be held "up to public reprobation?" we quote from tho book. If the Sentinel believes what it says, why should it not bo willing to have its statements verified by the very prrsenco of such i "blackleg?" nnd surely who but a craven wretch would deny, even to a "blackleg," the poor privilege of vindi cating, if necessary, his chnractcr against such aspersions .' "Strike, but hear!" was the stern demand of tho ancient Greek when falling beneath the hand ol nppros Hon; and oven vengeance itself ac knowledged the right. But, the Sentinel, with the spirit of an as-assin, strikes ils victim in the dark, and then complains that he dare mill. O shame! where is thy blush! From llic Sentinel. Alluding to the viit of Mr. Van Buren to bis native Simp, nf.er an ab-euco of three years, the I-'rep Press snvs "Not one of hi pieilccersois, not even (JpiiciiiI Jackson, lluit inipeiniuntion of partisan cNcliisiio ness, ever returned to their homes, fur the expicss purpose of elcctioncei in." Now look on the other side. The Famo paper gives an account of the progress of Henry Clay through the western portion of New York, where ho has been making pa triot speeches, and indignation speeches on tho burning of the Caroline, Sc. I rue, O king. Mr Cluy did moko a patriotic allusion at Buffalo, and also j J ''Him "cordial ami en.husmsticwelcoino" . . he everv whero met with, nnd of the rccep. the Senate, in 1837, to the burning of llieuon having been "ull that his warmest Caroline; and what man having the spirit nf in American within him could have done Icsj ? Wo honor hi in for so doing ; nnd more especially as wo learn that the President in his electioneering speech nt N. York took especial pains to nbusa the patriots, ridicule their cause, nnd even to justify the burning of tho Caroline and other acts of British aggression, in which he tumely acquieecrs. Wo are glad there is one man who still remembers the insult. "But now look on the other sidi" When Mr. Adams was President, "after an absenco of three years," ho ton returned to his native state ; not like Mr. Van Buren, balcguerd by a cavalcndo of official meninls and escorted by military displays, nt the public cxpenso--not like Mr. Vnn Huron to rccoivo public dinners at the alms house, nnd mako electioneering speeches; but accompanied by his family, without osten tation or display, he pasted quietly through the country to Massachusetts, nud on one occasion, we believe, lie rctlu n part of the And, who linen not recollct I ho cry nbout tlio "travelling cnbinrl" and the "electioneering Prosi. dcni." A. n specimen of tho ribald nhuc heaped upon Mr. Adam, wu quote the following from tho Sentinel of that dote. 1500 DOLLARS ItEvVAIH). "lino or strajed uvvny fmm I he Oily of Wiif li ington, John (Iiincy Adams. Piesidcnt nf ilu: Unhid .Stales, lie WHS 1.11 SCPII ill llic StillO of alassacliiisellH, on linifcliurk, on .Sun.liiv, diesscd in ii jucky cup, wide p.inlaluous, silk s lockings and pillnpS. Again, alluding to Mr. Adam's vteit to the north, "In ivti.it oilier Indit ran we view him, limn lliat of n vain popularity. hunting dpiniigtujitp, disie. finding nil llic tilled of decent nruin ieiv." Vc tintl, 1S2S. Now if the Sentinel thinks tho above but justice to Mr. Adams, we should liko to hear what it thinks of Mr. Vnn Huron, travelling in state from una end of tho country to the other, making electioneer ing hnrrongucs at every town and village, and, most beautiful of ol pcrmittiii" his incidental expenses at N. York to bo paid from the Sunday School fund! "In what other light can the Sentinel view him, "than that of n vnin popularity. hunt ing "demagougo, disgregarding all the tulcs of "decent propriety !" TUB PRESIDENT AT TROY. Vc find in the Troy Mail a report of the proceedings of the Common Council of that city, at a meeting enlivened for the purpose of considering the propriety of re ceiving Mr. Van Buren in their ofiiciu I en- pacity. The object of the meeting being staled by the Mayor, the following resolution was offered by the Recorder. "Wlieieas, 1 lie President of tlip United Ki.-ttm is expected to visit this city, " jtesolved, Thiil I ho Common Council will unite, r, 'f",,t,n, a.ui icmier io i,.m tl.e homaline,, oflhc ciiv, in ;i miimicr wnrlhy of its ch.iracicr, il,l"IM"? Hiiimmiipii Million ho occupies as Chief iMngislrale of llic Union Alderman Warren offered the following as a substitute. "While n? citizens of the United Slates, wc would, on all nre.iiun, ncniid to the President llm iPfpecl dueliis liijli Eiiiiinn, jel, as the Common Council of die Ciiy of Piov", we cannot conxeiii to nonce, oinciallu. the President'.! nronne vlli r,T 'I'"'-1 UR ......... ..w, j , y mi.,1 lie I.L'firCH III iiaiel simply ns u pi ivate cili.cn, and without show and nslenialion. Secondly, The right lo appropriate the people's way on horseback. money for pm poses not connected with ilm impioic- Inner is now a federal Van Blirer Slnlo bv SteT t"ne"""em of ,he Cil "nyell ho fiOOO mnjority, and Vermont U a Demo- "An'dlasily, Whibt wc would no, lmpSn .he I IIV' v u'"' siucpiily of the PretiilentV opinions respecting die 1 ,,.rl,lt:l'lnl niun tllP Van H"" party in le.iilinj mcaiue3 of hi, adiiiinisiiaiion, e claim I arc "fH'P old federal party. Henry fur ourselves eniiic Imnesiy of purpoe, ami a ihor. Hubbard, one of the Senators iii Congress, ouSh conviction ol the itiinoiii tenilencv of il.oje travelled the whole rcrinti of the Conn, incomes. I lie I icsident has lerently anuouiircl volley to tret up Convention.? In eleet dele. lm dete.niinaiion lo v,,isi in dip. financial scheme, ' , ' , , r -'n eni ions In elect Hole ,c.....a ., tiW.,, .r...,liry. ilml lis ,;,,,,;'; Rn lo the famous Hart lord Convention. im licen chinned by parir.in jo i, .. j-vuieorc an" was riimeiitnl in the appointment of i.fllie people's approval of that scheme. Holding ! fSPrs Olcott mill Wsi up delegatus, the opinions wu do, nnd hcliewng we lepreseni die ' Whilo N. II. sent two delcatCB to the Ci pal man of llui eominunily in iIipsp opinion, we I Convention Vnnnnm ,ni rnnnni conisiciiiiy maKe any puliho dpnuiu'lration which heie orelp'wliere may lm considered as no approval ol the Picsidcnt's financial views. Theie foie, "Resolved, Thai the occasion cifilie Piesideni'.i proposed visit to this ciiy, call fir no public action on l ho pan of the ciiy iinthorilies." The question on the adoption of the substitute was taken by yeas nnd nays, and resulted as follows : Yens, Messrs. War ren, Everts, Mowry, Dickcrtnati and Slo cum, 5. Nays, Messrs. Recorder, Winue and Powers. The Albany Daily Advertiser gives the folio wing account of Mr. Van Burun's re ception at Albany. Mr. Van Buren was received bv his po litical friends in this ciiy on Thursday, with os much disnlav as tbov could miihter. Ho arrived at the Ferry !rom Grcenbiiih about C o'clock in tho afternoon, reviewed the military companies which formed hii escort, marched through the streets lo the open space in front of the City Hall, aud there received and replied to an address from Wm. L. Morcy, the Chairman of the Committee of Arrangements. Not bavin" been forlunato enough to meet with any p,urs"n "hn ,lcar(1 0,lllcr ,,,R nililrcwi or the reply, we enn give no opinion ns to their respective merits. Wo conjecture, however, that the Pre? ident's speech must have contained some nlltisinn lo the "Sub. Treasury" and "equal rights," nnd that its eloquence miiht have been very moving, as several persons in tho crowd had their pockets picked, and Inst large sums of money and papers of consulernlilo value. The Argus, we putceive, speaks of the "immense concourse in altendnnco" upon 1 111,3 P'csiilent uj lie p'lswci' uiung llio truoi friends could desire" and "more than they had a right to expect." Curtninly, if such was the case, their expectations ware unu sually moderate, and "cordial and enthusi astic welcomes" and 'immense conrourseb' are not what they Used to be. Wc had the ciirinsity lo fotoiMho procession ns il pnssed the window of our office, and tho' wo were charitably disposed to swell it lo n decent size, we could make out but 1-15 horsemen, 54 vehicles, nnd less thnn "50 citizens ond soldiers in the "immense ron course in nttendiince." As for the "hi"h enthusiasm" which prevailed, it was not our foriniio lo observe any indications ol such n tooling. All was tamo, silent nnd spiritless. "No man ciipd find bless him : No joyful tongue gave him his loilcome home." TO TIIR WlllfiS Aidrdhy nmcssincnts upnn (he Federal Oflico linlilcis, if not by a more direct lax upon llm JV.i. lliinal Tieasory, llio Vim IJurrn edilori in llti hlalo urn eiicnlalmji ihpir oniipi. their exira ".Scorpion," Stn. into rierv enrncr of I lie Slain. They haio special ii"eols uIiiohiI. anil hmo eien sliii lid exlia poin ionic lo ciicolnio their pnperi liiuen iviin uiiMcpieseniiiiion ami ilecrplton, iiileii iled to delude tlioto who li.no not ucltm lo othei sources of iufornialloo, into llio suppot l of llio hole ful schemes of lliqir piilv. The wings have no snr h uids - ihcy dii not believe il lialii lo use money limn die public Ticnwiy lo expend in parly fliogijlo" i Ilu: must Ins their own pocket lo spic.id leptihlic.in in inclplcs. Oualn mil i lie WIiiij pii.irii" lo lm mmi! Reneinllv oimilaled In runnlnncl I lie I'lTnim ol our iipp'iurnlsl I.el mriy wliij.- who lend. Ilus tnUe 1 lie appeal u Hindi! ditei'l lo him let li'in look iitiout lum mid see who there is.lhiil is tint supplied ; especially "lialii ihey lo dii It now, when ovcij ucivn of Vnn liiueniMii id miniiied lo llic nlmol lo deceive unusp(ctini; hceoien. It should he done lo day. rcrniuiirrr. FKDBRAL! PKDBRAI.! Tho Whig party nro continually nssailod by the nflilialed presses of tin? Slate, us "tho federal party, becaitso forsooth, (Ion, Wnl'on, formerly rditor of the Watchman, happens to be n Whig. Ho is called the editor of the Watchman, which I dry aver is the organ of tho Wings in Vermont; and then put the quest ton "can the Ethio pian change his skin or the Leopard his spots?" Now, it so happens that Gen. Walton is not nor has he been for a long time tho editor or one of tho etlitors of the Watchman : he is merely one of the pro prietors of the paper, from tho business concerns of which he has retired, and the paper is edited solely by otto of his sons. This the Tory papers well understand. But suppose it lo bo true, that ho was the edilor, nnd wc should turn the rule upon the Van Buren parly, which they apply to the Whigs. The fact cannot bt que.-Moned that I here arc ninontr the leaders, chiefs aud sachems of the Van Boron party more of tho prominent men of the old federal party, than iimong the Whigs; and of the distinguished men of the old republican pa rlv those who were distinguished for honesty and consistency now living, u larger share now stand foremost in the ranks of tho Whig party. This is true beyond question. Where stands Martin Chittenden, the c.-novcrnnr. who refused to call out the on lit in in tho last war to defend the state ? lie is o Van Buren man, one of the vencra. hie members, if not one of the principal counsellors of the Van Buren parly. Gov. Ualusha, lus competitor for tho Guberna torial chair, was a Whig at the time of his decease. Last fall. John bmitli of St. Albans, an old federalist, was elected to Congress by the Van Buren party. In the Congressional District represented by the Hon. William Slade. an old repub lican, and the editor of n republican paper during the lost war, Charles Linslev, an old federalist, was run by the Van Buren party, in opposition to Mr. Slado. Tho County of Windspr.when federalism anil republicanism were the appellations by winch parties wcro distinguished, wat a strung hold of the rent.blican nartv It is now Whig by an overpowering mtijnrity. In I U 12. Vermont was a republican State. and New Hampshire h federal Slam. The Convention, Vermont sent noiu Look mlo the U. S. Senate. There wc heboid such old federolUts as Buchanan, Wall, Hubbard. Williams, &c. fcc. lenders of the Van Jiuren party. Among tho Whigs', who arc old republicans, wc find Clay, Tallmadge, While. Rives, &c. &e. Now. reader, "can the Ethiopian change his skin or the Leopard bis spo:t?"- Cale donian. GREAT ENTER PRIZE. The New York Herald contains a par ticular account of the Crnlon Aqueduct, designed to supply the city of New York with pure water. This work is ono of the most extensive local improvements ever undertaken in this country. It extends forty two miles through a rough and rocky country. The work hns been divided into 9G section?, the last of which terminates at 144th Street. Hero the receiving reservoir h to be mode, covcriog thirty acres. One hundred streets below this, there is to be a distributing reservoir, coy. ering ten acres. This reservoir is 1 14 feet above the tide water, and will carry water to the height of tho Cupola oflhe City Hall near the Park. The cost will not be far from 12 000,000 before the work is all completed, so that water can bo received into the houses of the citizens. Nearly five millions of dollars have already been expended upon this work. About 4000 men are now employed upon the work. Al'I'OINTMENT 11V Till: PllKSItlKNT. V il li nin Uuldfsu, uf Virginia, lo bo Treas urer of the United States, in place of John Campbell, superseded. Tho steamboat Ai.ih.nv. Cant. J. G. Jenkins, on Saturday made tho pneago from this city lo New York in a shorter time than it has been made by any vessel. The Albany left at 7 o'clock a. m. and nt 4 f. m. was nt New York; thus accomplish' ing the distance, including six landings, in nine hours. Pnsicngcrs bound for Phila delphia, immediately proceeded on their joiirnoy, and taking the 5 o'clock boat for the south, wore landed at that city in 15 to 10 hours from their departure from Albany , an event, we believe, hitherto without n prccedont. Albany Daily Jldeerliscr, A handsome Compliment, Among the regular tonstR dtnnk at the celebration of thu Fourth, nt Ithaca, N. Y., wo find the following vury pretty compliment to tho ladies : "Women, There's n purptu half to the grnpo, a mellow half lo the poach, n sunny half to llieglobo, and u 'better half o man," VF.nv MoiiEsr. A I .oco Foco Cmiveniion wiis lately held nt Concord, N. II., wliciu llio fol lowing lesoluiino h;h passed : Resolved, That our follow cilircn, Hon, Isaac Hill, rrtii ca from olficn honored anil impeded by llio Democialic parly ns llio leailess mid iincoiu. pioinisins champion of t lm i ilils of the people, nml iin lioiicel iii.iii. (Si-ncd) ls.v ac Mil t.. PitVi, I'ioiii die Clinrloitsvillo (,Vn.) Advocate, i HENRY CLAY. Of nil the public men of I he present day there is not one who so much resembles Thomas Jefferson in the frankness and honesty nf In character ns Jlciity Clny. Even Andrew Jackson, wild nil Ins iiffcc tniinti ol the bliiu'tiesH and fnnrless bearing of the soldier, could dis-rinbln nnd inistify when he believed il to he Ins interest lo do so. On the tariff question, for insiatico. ho wns claimed and supported by both the friends and enemies of protection ; while on this quest mil, ns on every other, Mr. Clay's views were known and understood by all. The man who "would lather be right thnn ho President" has never stooped eii her to conceal or dissemble his opinions ; nnd hence, although he has rendered greater and more distinguished public scr vices thnn any individual now living. Ins claim havo been overlooked, and others elevated to power as inferior to hlin ns Thersiles In Arccillcs. It is not u little remarkable, however, in the midst of all this neglect, how invariably his master-spirit has been looked to both by friends nnd foes whenever nny grent and iminent danger has impended over the country. At the commencement nf the lnt war, ho was the person selected by Presi dent Madison lo be tho commander, in-chief

of the army, and he wns not. uninitiated only because the Government could not got'on wilbnut his assistance in CongresH whore his powerful mind nud great popu I II I I ........nr.., llm lun.y .mmi ,eo , ... Innate cniisuuinting all at Ghent, where, with the aid of the other commissioners, In succeeueu ... giving ... u . .. j IJUVipUl IMUIIUU Ull IIUUUIUU.U, uiiui vt u.3, hnppy termination Diirinir the niritniion of the Missouri question, when the bent men nnd patriots in the land despaired of the Union when tho ship of Slate was fast drifting on the breakers, nnd he who had command knew not what direction to give the vessel in that dark hour, was there any ono who would have placed at the helm either Mar. tin Van Buren or R. M. Jonusoo ? Nell her were thought of, but the eyes of nil were turned on Henry Clny. and it was lo his hand that wc were then indebted for safety. And again, when South Carolina stood in arms to resist the tariff, and President Jackeon talked only of llio nortl and the bayonet. "Henry Clay ('aid John Ran dolph) is the only man in America that can ave the Union ;" and he did save it. Thus at these two remarkable epochs in our his tory, rendering services to ln country such ns il has been the fortune of no other cittzen to render, nnd such ns ought fro en utle him to thegratitude of every man who has an American heart in his bosom. And now, when .1 mad fentiei-iii is spreading through the land, which, under the pretence of establishing ceriain rights, would trample under foot others no less sacred, and which, in pursuit of what is deemed a rightlul end would resort to un lawful means, regardless alike of tho evil? they would inflict on others, or those which must inevitably recoil on themselves, --who is it that has given so stuoning a blow lo the monster Abolition ns Henry Clay? If these were the only services; ho had ten dcred to his country, (which is far from being the case.) who is there that can be brought into competition with linn .' What has either tho first or second officer of the Government done in comparison. In enlitlo them to the elevated stoii.ni they fill? When Henry Clay was laboring with so much zeal during the last war, lo provide t he means of raising armies nnd cquiping fleets, how was Martin Van Buren employ, ed? What did he do to preserve (he Union when the Missouri conflict threatened its dissolution? Where thro was to be found this Northern man with Southern feelings? A friend to the tariff, did he also liko Henry Cloy, prove himself a friend lo the Union and the rights of the States? Was he then active and prominent in taming "the roaring lion," whose keeper for the time being, he was said to be,) when, in Ins I rage? ho would hove hurst asunder the ) tips that unite us, and stained our southern blood? But the claims of this distioguished man are to ho put aside, forsooth, because be entertains, on some subjects, opinion and v i jws ofpi'l cy adverse lo those of n uiajoriiy ol his fellow citizeos, and, knowing tin, has had the. boldness to avow them. If, like Gen. Jackson, (on the occasion of the removal of the depositc and specie circu In r, &c.) he was thought capnblc of playing Hie tyrant, anil setting up In own judg ment and opinion in opposition tn tho known and acknowledged wishes of the nation, then certainly this objection would havo weight. But none can believe this nf Henry Clny, (even if bo did not sinnd pledged to ti contrary course.) ns hu Ims ever shown himself prompt to execute, and never to thwart the public will. Ol unsullied honor and pure patriotism with nothing mean, selfish, or vindictive- in Ins nature thoroughly nrnetised in the civil administration of the Government in some department nf which hu has been serving for more limn thirty yenre, his powerful intellect, during this long period, employed in studying the theory nnd prac tical operation of our complicated system there is no one whose political opinion', nud views of policy, (oven wheru they differ from our own) are entitled to more weight nnd respectful consideration than Henry Clav's. A Virginian, too, and co laborer of Jefferson nod Madison, wo hove an nsuranco that, if he goes into govern incut at all. il will not be with tho ignoble purpose of punishing enemies and reward ing friends, but "following in the footsteps" of theso illustrious men, with the noblo ambition of recording in his country's nutinls his own imperishsble fume. A. A historical fact. Pioin I he lliifl'alo A.lieiilser ami Journal. PERILOUS ADVENTURE AT THE FALLS. An occurrence nf most thrilling interest took place at Niagara Falls yesterday afternoon, attended with imminent peril to the lives of two individuals, hut resulting in u mobt happy and providential deliver, nnco. Tho new bridge to Iris island is plnntcd in a frightful rapid where llic current is from '.'0 lo 30 miles an hour, and is only about 100 or 150 yards nbovc the brow of the grent precipice or perpendicular fall. I A carpenter by the nanio of (Jhapm was engaged with others in covering tin; bridge, and while nt work upon a singing nbout one hundred feet from Iris island, acciden tally lost- his footing nnd wns precipitnlcd into the rapid';, nntl in the twinkling of nn eye swept away toward the grent cularact. Speedy and inevitnhlo destruction seemed to await, him; hut fortunately he wns nniti jurrd by llio fall, nnd even in this tnnt hopeless condition retained perfect self possession. Turning Ins eyu to thu only point of hope above the fearful precipice, he succeeded by great dexterity in swim iiimg, in affecting a landing upon n Inile island some twenty feet in width and length, the outermost of the group of In lie cedar islands situated some thirty or forty yards above the falls, nnd nbout equal dis tance from Goat island nnd the American shore. There he stood for an hour, looking cnlmly and beseechingly back upon tho iiunierous spectators who lined the bridgo and shores, but with whom he could hold no conversation on account of the distance, and the roar of the rapids. There is a man in the village of tho Falls by the name of Robinson, ol extraordinary muscular power, grent intrepidity, and withal an admirable boatman and he was probably the only one that could have been found within 50 miles who generously voluniecrtd his services, to nttrmpi reach ing the island in n boat nnd bring Clio pin ,.n- a i r..:, ' .... "li"1 11UUI "I I Wl ll TP, KUIUIOr 10 (.lin,lnlc,llin ln th(, white Hall race boats, wo soon procured, nnd he embarked He proceeded with great deliberation and consummate skill, ln rt inir his htile ,)tlnl acro, Ul0 rnpl( cianne,, nnj ul ,)c intervening eddies holding up to survey his Bit tint ion nud recruit hi strength for 1 lie next trial. lo a few minutes he n. ared the island, but n rapid channel slill inter vened, sweeping close lo the island, and Ijanuering Hie attempt to land very uillicult. nle paused for n moment, and then with all his strength darted across and prang from his boat his foot slipped, nod he (el back ward into the rapid current. With the spectators it was n moment of thrilling interest and breathless silence; his boat seemed inevitably Inst, and hunef m lear lul jeopardy. Retaining, however, Ins grasp on the boat he sprang in, nnd again seizing his oar. brought under llic lee of the island All again foil a momentary relief, but still the great labor am) hazard oflhe enterprise remained lo be overcome. A cool head and a strong arm could only cflect it Robinson proved equal to the task. Taking his companion on board, in the same careful and deliberate manner, though at infinitely greater hazard and labor, ihcy effected a safe landing on Goat island. There the spectators assembled lo give thorny cordial greeting. A scene of great excitement ensued the boat was drawn up the bank, and it vtas moved ond carried by iicclumation that a collection be taken up on the spot for Chapiunnd his noble hearted deliverer Robinson II was n generous one. and was thankfully received: but the reflection to Robinson that he has rescued a lellnw being under such circumstances will be to his generous heart a much richer one. After the collection, Robinson nud Chapin took their seats in the boat, and were carried in triumph on tho shoulder of their neighbor to the village. The intense interest of I he whole scene was heightened by the presence of Chopin's wife and children who stood 011 the shore watching with unavailing horror nnd agony whnt seemed his inevitable and fearful fate. With what devout ond heartfelt gratitude must they have thanked God, when the husband and parent once more stood by their side safo and sound. C A PT. MAR HYATT'S 7)7a R Y. This book ha just been published in N. York by tho Messrs. Appleton. It will doubtless be welcomed with the same eagerness ns Fanny Kemble's Journal, or n " , ., ,., ,., , .... , , CjL ' Inl1 8 1 rnvcls- Whether .1 deserves any thing more at the hands of the Ameri can people than those caricatures did, a day or two will suffice to show. Wo find in the New York Commercial the Captain's account of his visit to tin city, nnd of his participation in tho examination of llic French classes at 1 ho Female Academy. I Of iio truth wc do not pretend to judge ; it is certainly somewhat egotistical. Albany Daily Advertiser. Troy, like a modern academy, is classi cal, ns well ns commercial, baviny Mount Olyuipu on one side, and Moiiiil Ida in its rear. Th pannrania from thu summit of tho latter is splendid. A few years buck a portion nf Mount Ida made a slip, and l he avalanche destroyed several cottages, and five or six individuals. The avalanche took place on a dark night ami in a heavy storm. Two brick kilns were lighted nt the tune, nnd, tis the mountB'it swept them nway, the blaze of the disturbed fires called out the fire engines, otherwise more lives would have been lost. Houses, stables, and sheds, were nil hurled nway together. Horses, children, nnd women, rolled to get her in confusion. One child had n vcrv strange escape. It had been forced out of its bed, nnd wns found on the top of u huge mass of clay, weighing forty or fifty tons; he was crying, nud asking who had put him there. Had all tho inhabitants of tho cot tages been within, nt least forty must have perished; hut notwithstanding'lhe seventy nf the weather, the day being Sunday, they had nil gone to evening meeting, and thus, being good Christians, ihcy wpru for onco rewarded fur it on this side of the grave. As I surveyed the busy scene below 1110, the. gentleman who acconinanicd 1110 to the unnuiii of tho mountain, informed 1110 that forty. tlirca years ago his father was llio first settler, and that there was but ono hut in the place where now stood tho splendid town. But signs of the time wore manifest here also. Commerce had stopped for the present, and n long line of canal boats was laid up for want of employment. 1 remained two hours perched upon the top of tho mountain. I should not have staid tolong, perhaps, limit hoy not brought mo n basket of cherries, so thot 1 could yrntify more eenscs than one. 1 felt be comingly classical whilst sitting on Hit precise birth plncn of Jupiter, attended by Pomona, with Troy nt my fem, 8r.d Mount Olympus in tho distnncc : but I was obliged to descend to lumber and gin-slingp, and I set off for Albnny, where I had an engage, nient. hnving been invited lo attend at Tho examination of the young ladies at tho Seminary. Ilerengain is n rivalry between Albnny nnd Troy, each of them glorying in posses ing the Inrgest seminary for the education 'if young ladies, who are sent from every Slate of tho Union, to bo finished off at "in! or the other of llietn. Here, nnd indeed in many other estoblisbmcntH. tho young Indies upon quilting it have diplomas given to ihetu, if they pass their examina tions satisfactorily. " They nro educated upon n system which would satisfy even Miss Mnrtinenu, and prepared to exerciso the rights of which .she complains that women have been so unjustly deprived. Conceive throe hundred modern Portias, who regularly lake their degrees, and emerge from the portico of the seminary full nf algebra, equality, and the theory of the Constitution ! The quantity and vari ety crammed into Ibcm is beyond all cilcn lotion. The examination takes place yearly, tn prove to the parents that the preceptors havo dnno their duly, and is in itself very innocent, as it only causes the young ladies to blush a little. 'Phis aftern mn they wore examined in nlgrhrn, and their performance was very creditable. Under a certain ngn girls are; certainly much quicker than boys, and F presume wou'd retain what they learned if it wore not for their subsequent duties in making pudding, and nursing babies. Yet. these ore affairs which must he nor- ! formed bv one sex or the other, and of whnt ii3o can algebra nnd other abstruse mat tor he 10 a woman in her present elate of domestic thraldom 5 Tin theory of the Amoricao constitution wns the next subject on which I hey wero examined ; by their replies, this appeared to he to 1 hem more abstruse than olgebra ; but the fact is, women are boru tones, and admit no other than petticoat government I as legitimate. j The 111 xt tiny we again repaired to the l hall, and French was the language in which I they were to bo examined, and the exami nation afforded u much amusement. The young ladies sat down in rows nn one side of the room. In the centre, toward the end, wn nn easel, nn which wa placed a large black board on which ihcy worked with chalk the questions in algebra, &c. a towel hanging 1.1 it, thai, they might wipe out nnd correct. The French preceptor, an old Emigre Count, sat down with the examiners before the board, the visitors (chiefly composed of nnxiou papas and mamas) being seated on benches tielnnd them. As it happened, I had taken my seat close to ihe examining board, and at some little distance from the other persons who were deputed or invited to attend. I don't know how I came there. I believe I had come in too late ; but there I wa. within three fret of every young lady vvhu came up to Ihe board. "Now, messieurs, have the kindness lo ask any question you please," said the old Count. "Mademoiselle, you will have the goodness lo step forward." A question wns proposed in English, which the young lady had to write down in French. Thu very first went wrong: I perceived it. nntl without lookiog at. her. pronounced ihe right word, so thai she could hear it. She caught it, rubbed out the wrong word with tho towel, and rec'ified it. This was ear ned on through the whole seotence. and iheu she retreated from the board that her work might bo examined. "Vcrv well, very well, indeed, Mit., e'esl parfaitement bien;" nnd t he young lady sat down blush ing. Thus were they all called up, and ono afler another promptod by mo ; nntl the old Count was delighted at ihe success of his nitpils, Now, what amused me in this was the little hit of human nature; Ihe tad dis played by ihe sex. which appears to bo in nate, and which never desert them. Had I prompted a boy. he would most likely have turned his head round toward me, anil thus have revealed what I was shout ; but not one of the wholn class was guilty of such indiscretion. They heard me, rubbed out, corrected, waited for the wortl when they did not know it, but never by any look or sign made it appear that there was nny understanding between us. Their eye's were constantly fixed on the Hoard, and they appeared not to know ihat I was in tho room II was really beauf.ful. WIipii the examination wasover. I received a look from them all, half comic, half serious, which amply repaid me for my assistance. As young Ladies arc ossctnbled hero from every Slate of the Union, it was n fair criterion of American booty, and it must be acknowledged that the American women are the prettiest 111 the whole world. Fit 031 KNGTjAXI). AKUIVAI. OF TIIU 15111 FISH QUKUN. New Yonu.Julv 28. The enclosed slip contains on obstroct of the news. There is very little atbes'. The Queen is nil she has been described to be. She made the passage in 15 days and 1C hours she ails again on the 1st, nnd commences taking in coal at " o'clock to-morrow. The British Queen has passengers. The political new by this arrival, is not very important. The war in Syria is making progress, but no battle has yet been loiigbt by the Egyptians and Turks, England is quiet Franco is quiet, every thing at peace overall Europe. The commercial news is rn'.bor cheer less Cotton is down another 2 ofof n pen-ny--business dull and the money market unchanged. The Budget presents soma novel features'. Breadstuff to the amount of 7,500,000 have been imported into England last vcar. An issue of Exchequer HilU to amount of jC7.093.9j5, is to bo inado to meet llio chargo of tho Conci liated Fund. Tho surplus of lfl3l is 124,055. being larger than the surplus of lf.31). Penny Postage is to bo adopted by the Gnvornnieiit. Tho crops in England nro said to be very promising, and in some part" the harvest had olrcody commenced. Tho pnpors publish full dotails of tho death of Laily Flora Uaetinrjs, Hut ro