Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, December 11, 1840, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated December 11, 1840 Page 2
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COMMUNICATION. To the lUilar if ihd Hurlingon Free Press Sin : A stranger who has spent n short time in your buatitiful and nourishing town, cannot do justicu to his own feelings, without tittctnpt ing a slight description of one of the most striking and commanding views which our country af ford;?. Wending the elevated dome of the centre building of the University of Vermont, (over the apartments of more than one hundred young and and ardent (lieon Mountain Boys, who, with an untiring winjr, are rising to professional and political eminence, under the guidance of their eloquent and accomplished President; their pro found and unambitious Ex-l'rcsidont, the mod. csty of whose character, in resigning sodistin. guisdiod a station, serves but to adorn the strength of his mind ; and, us 1 a n told, by the other able member!) of the Faculty of the Col lege,) you look around and beneath you upon a scene of surpassing beauty, grandeur and extent. Casting your eye easterly, over the rich val. ley of the Wmooski, it rests upon the high range of the Green Mountains, which stretch in an unbroken line to t tic south, and terminate only with the southern boundary of New England the Long Sound. Looking still farther to the east, by the aid of the imagination, you cross the beautiful vallev of the upper Connecticut, and rtriko the highest pinnacle of the White Mountains, whose sum mit, crowned with everlasting snow, towers seven thousand leet above the celebrated gorge at the base. tStill farther, in a northeastern direction, run the highlands which divide the waters that run into the A'hintic from those which run into the St. Lawrence, and ought, long since, to have been the acknowledged boundary between Maine and Lower Canada. Farther still, in the same direction, lies Que bee, the Gibraltcr of America, with its impene trable wall and martello towers, which form the defences of the city on the side of the renown ed plains of Abraham, where once lay entombed in common earth, the remains of the gallant Montcalm, the indomitable Wolf, the brave and V'c M v.'.i inery, three distinguished generals or -i.r-'o ddlbiotit nations, who contended, at (1 ,Z on: periods, for the possession of the pre c . cms loi'ks winch form the everlasting foun l mns ol the ci'y. From the high walls of the Upper Town, or the l'.ains of Abraham, yi.u look down several bundled feet into the deep bed of the St. Law rence, which di.-embugiios the surplus waters of our mighty inland seas, or interminable chain of lakes. In revie wing the motives and effects of the first of these battles, fought, as they were, to aggrandize foicign governments, and not to ame liorate the condition of the inhabitants of the soil, and benefit their posterity, the human mind cannot consider them in any other aspect than that of revulsion or horror and their military glory, however great at the time, as a bubble that must vanish upon the first burst of national applause. How abortive has been the attempt at union. The Canadian Frenchman still smokes his pipe, and drives his carriole around his farm or native village, with no other emotion than of indilFer- enco for his more enterprising Anglo-Saxon neighbors of the upper province, who impel the rapid ami rich freighted steam boats through the vast extent of our western waters. Leaving, however, this real scene, but imagi nary view, the spectator turns his eye from the dome, about a mile westward, through three broad avenues, down the gentle slope to the lake either side of them bordered by extensive gardens and substantial and tasteful edifices the inhabitants of which open their hospitable doors alike to the fellow-citizen and the stianger. Three beautiful churches, at convenient distan ces from the central square of the town, varie gate the scene, rendered still more interesting by the variety of sect, the full attendance of the religious and moral audiences of their particu lar community, and the able and often eloquent discourses of their pastors. Southwesterly, and about half way to the lake, stand the extensive edifices of Bishop Hopkins' Episcopal Institute, which are built in i; s'y'c of rare taste and architectural truth, and bo, . y. Over the lake, in a southwesterly direction, are reen Crown Point, Ticonderoga, the most vc'iCiib e of the ruins of our young and enter pr s r,g countiy, to the reduction of which, tun ty years before the revolutionary war, a M..-s clniBCtts General marched the colonial artillery of his native statu over the Blnnford stops, or mountain of rocks, as formidable as the celebiatcd passage of the Symplon by Bonaparte. Years afterwards, a citizen of this young Green Mountain State, with a small number of the Green Mountain Boys, successfully summoned the surrender of tbefe ancient fortresses " ii the name if the great Jchoiah, ami if the conti nentnl Cong riff." Opposite Burlington, and over the lake, lie the successive ranges, towering one above an oilier, oi uioso mountain!) which, running in a oulherly diiection from the line of Canada pass l'lattsburg and Port Kent, and form the high peak of Mount Defiance, in rear of the fortress last mentioned, upon the top of which, durin tho revolution, Britibli cannon were with almost incredible hdior drawn up and so placed as to look down into the foi tress and command the garrison. Still farther south, they form tho ran ges of the Katskill mountains, one spur of which, in somo roiuolo age, seeing to have madu an ef fort to obstruct the pastage of the Hudson river, but for other ages since, has uufi'urod the river to pass unobstructed through their parallel high l uiu tu West Point. Tho other branches aro h'j.i cd to form tho long clnin of Alleghany ,. "ins, which, running down, through the ' , Pennsylvania, Virginia and Tennesson, t nib the corner of Georgia, ami, entering Ah. b ip, 'urmiuaio near itt centre, at tho town o 'Ji'aijosa. But to return to tho view which we have left r d vh ch is all Immediately within the scope of the eye. From the Burlington Bay toPlatts burgh, a distauco of eighteen or twenty miles, tho lake, in a still day, lies hko tho smooth stir faco of a mirror, and, in many placer, as clearly rellects the objects presented to its face. In a clear sun. like morning, such as that which wo were contemplating, sometimes tho atinosphoro above tho lake is illuminated rather than ob sciired by tho little coruscations of fro8t or flala-tf which successively fall and disappear in thu waters of tho lake, painfully reminding the observer of tho liriofdabtiny of inan;or,as Burns ,:o exquisitely expresses it, in relation to another Mibjett: " r ;Uo n snow-drop on iho river, i 'ts a moment, f. .Hid then is lost forevur." ' But vastly more touching to tho patriotic heart, must have been tho view of tho harbor ind beautiful bay of Plattsburgli, when, on tho llthof September, 1814, the llrilish fleet were seen rounding Cumberland Mead, to commence thoir attack upon tho American sqtia'rou then lying at anchor in tho Cumberland Bay, nlmost two tnilca from shore. Bravo as they might have been, their hearts must have palpitated for tho fate of thoir wives, their daughters, and posses sions, dependant upon the issue of a contest with a stronger force, whose watch-word, liko that of New Orleans, was " beauty and booty." If there bo a moment of supremo agony, it is when your all that is dear is at stake. You seo it all your soul is in it; but your own right arm cannot reach it. The action, which com menccd in a prayer to tho God of battles, by the devout and brave Mc Donough, in presence of his assembled crews, though long and bloody terminated in shouts of victory to the brave and generous commander and their country, from the devoted sailors, who had themselves homo so conspicuous a part in the dangers of the contest Thus terminated, (wo trust in Heaven) forever, the maritime power of England in the waters of our beloved country. What might, or rather what must have been the patriotic exultation of the people of Burlington, who had watched with such intense anxiety, every movement and posi tion of the contending fleets, when they beheld the far-famed llag of England strike to an infe rior force. To describe such emotions were impossible. Americans, ye feel it in your hearts! A battle so impcrtant in itd con.-eqiionccs, and no gallantly fought, is often attended or com memoratcd by some striking incident, which, to the sailor, often superstitious, lool s dest ny, and cheers him in the fight. To the christian, it is a protecting providence, and elevates him in the darkest hour. The story of tl u rock fly. ing to the riggingduring the battle, and crowing luring tho whole action, with its effect upon the sailors, seems to bo as well avouched as any other fact of that day. It does not come within the design or scope of this communication, to describe the battle on land, in and around Pittsburgh. It is sufficient to remind tho reader that Sir George Provost, who had been for several days tkirniishing on the north side of the Saranac without success, with his fourteen thousand troopr, (regulars) against the small regular force of filteen hundred men, aided by such of the militia of Vermont and New York as could arrive in season ; com inoiiccd a regular bombardment of tho mud fort which our troops had suddenly thrown up on tho heights below the river, rather as a breast work than a fortress. Upon seeing the result of the battle on the .lake, ho ordered a precipitate re treat to Montreal. Such was tho closeness of the pursuit by the Americans, that he waa com pelled to leave many of his gallant officers', (Col. Wellington among the rest,) unburied upon the Held, within a mile or two of the village. Surely the fate of Burguoync and Provost ought to be stitHc.cnt to expol that maggot from the brains of the Cabinet, which makes them believe that to divide is to conquer. An American minister might assent to a less contro verted, but to thoni more mortifying proposition, that, an unsuccessful cflbrt to divide, is of itself a defeat. To divide our united country through lake Champlain and the Hudson river, has long been an object of legislative diplomacy, or war, on the part of England ; but can there be now in England, men so blinded and so infatuated as oven to hope that, when with only thre millions of inhabitants, we conquered our liberties from the mother country, fifteen millions of Ameri can citizens can tit supinely by, and, with cow ardicc or treachery, or both, suffer these ines timable liberties to be reconquered by the same power from which we won them? But lest I should wander too far from the sub- ject and fatigue your readerr, let us consider, in contemplating the view so inagniticent from the dome, if the demon tempter should oflbr all the confederated states within his view to any mere man, upon the condition that ho should fall down and worship the giver, alas! ho might accept; for he to whom this oiler would be made, is but a mere man : yet an accur ing conscience would whisper to him, how immeasurably, with all his now powers, he fell below that glorious Being, who refused all the kingdoms of the earth, and went about doing good toothers. l'roin the Rochester Democrat. OUR HOURS OF PERIL AND TERROR RES CUE FROM THIC BRINK OF THE CATA RACT. Wo have beard of mnnv " awful ultuminns" and "Providential rescues," but never of a situalioii ninn- ti uly awful than that which wo aro about to describe nor of a rescue more, strikingly Provider ttal.. Mr. Kidd. one of th bauds cimdovt d in the llourimr mill of Avery & Tburbcr, just nbo'vu tho Middle Fnlls of tlieueiiesec, m the ninth pnrt of this city, (Cai tinge,) nftcr dark, n few ivcniims since, took tho skill' hn- longing to the mill, nnd without communicating his design to tiny one, attempted to cross tho river. For till-imr pose oi nmiroviiiL' the writer minor nt thai point, a dam has been thrown across n low feet above the niiilillo catnrnct, and at low water tho current for ome uietnnco above tlio dam, is slight. When th water is high, however, a ttroiiii currmt sits over th, dam through in whole length, and then none but a person accustomed to mnnare n bont, enn push ono across. The river win very high on the evenin-in mas io-j. To add lo the diilkultv. Mr. Kidd h-ul lit. e cxperieucem dm use of oars, and when nbnmhrdf way across, In- lust command of the bom, ami found to hi honor that he wisrnpidly drit'tina with the cur rent, which ho ci.nld not doubt would tweep him Tliednm ns we Imu remarked, is a few feet abovo tbo Middle Fulls, the perpendicular descent of which is twcntvlivofcd. A few rods further down, are tho I.owi r Fulls, with n perpendicular descent of eighty four feet. Between tbo dam an I tho middle Falls, ns well in between t!iotvo enlaincls, tbo current is ex co diili-dy rapid and rough, Once, over the dam. therefore, h:s.destni'-iion was senlid t for even should his frail bark survive llu-plunceover tho dam n- d tho dc-iet-nt ol tho Middle I-nils mid live through tho in tervening rimiils nnd rocks to tho brink of tho Lower Fulls, it imiiIiI not, nor could tho strongest ve scllhnt ever floated, survive the awful nlunpcof eii'htv-four feet down that tremendous cntarnct. Mr. Kidd wa pcrf-cily acquainta! with the localities, nnd fully nwaro of tho awful peril of his fitiruimi, In thu daikni-ss oflho nit'hl, them wns no eye s ivo the cyo of Him to whom the niidnitdii is ns nwuhv. that emit sen, nnd no hand save Hisv that could save him ; nnd n speedy nml terrible death -ee nod inevitable. But that oye did s-e nnd that hand was stretched out lo save, nnd cuidd his littln vessel to a point of tbo ilam fonipwli-it hkdier than Iho rests vvhero nfter s'lootincr ncarlv halfway vie-, it c ruled and 'finally stilt ; rati. Hut ihn lerro-s f bin situation were even ir w but slit'htlv nlloviated. Tho nvcr hnd been ris in" for so-iio days, and he In ' reason lo suppose, wns sfllrisine. Ilisboat roeked hv Iho pu-rot vvb c'i was s'vecping under nnd arum 1 it. nssurimj Mm bow evenly nlnnerditwns upon its pivnti how slight nn nddilioiitil force w u!il bo sufTu-ient lo iletrov it eqiupoiw, nnd how small a rise of tho vvntcr would bo sufficient lo lift it oil", A wave raised hv a mist of wind even, or tho enst nf wind itse'f ink-lit throw it r-nni it Uahnee, nnd eniuit-n it nnd him to tho terri blo desirtieiion over which ilicy wen suspended ns bv n sintdi'lntr ! Before nnd behind mvl around liim werolhntnnil vvnters of the swollen Oenrsee, pbmn. inpby suprrssivn 'rnps ntnonc tbo ernos n-'d dovvri tbo rntnraetHinto thoilark, ya-.vnint( chasm below tho Lower Fnlls. nverh ng with their rlmid of spray which even then fell upon hhn, nml Fending up their sltinnintr nnil lerri"c roar, ns if xpr.ruh'nir the pall nnd sour-diner tho reouitim of iI-ct intended victim 1 How small nppeared bis chance of ( soupe I Hut " Hope springs eternal in iho human breast." and its fountains wcro notennrenb d in tbo bosom of nun who men most needed its I'l tual induence even hv tho terrors which surroundod him "for tho four hours dining vvhieh his flnnl rescue wns delayed," He commenced shouting for hi-lpj nnd ill uih no voiec answcrisl him from the shore, anil though tho rnarnftho waters almost drowned his own, hecon untied it. restinrr at intervals to gniher sttonirth lo jrivo moro energy In his slinius, for about thron hours : a tin end cf vshivl), tlio Muslcr Miller taking his rounds about the mil, about ten o'clock, to see If nil wis iijiit Uciutu Killing lor tnu instil, Hoard oner ol us cries, no sit p poscu uiai u vvnsirom soinu person i tho opposite ibo river, and was nt first disposed to i9n imnl It. Ho heard Uiu voicuounin. nnd llimkini' thai it sounded like n cry of distress, determined to c. 0.13 over nml ftllbrd vvhnl relief might bo in bis pow er, lie rnn uovvn lor ins uoat nnu finding it gone ami the cries being confined, lie icttirncd la llu null nml rallied hid bauds. It was then found that Mr. Kidd was missing, mid tho truth rcsncctniL' him was ni once conjectured. On going down to tliobalik of the river, one ol the party nfter a vvii :o Uncovered a dark pot on tiiccdgoui miiam, nut no uo tut now c mill d rcsiiu.iiitii Kidd's situation. To rescue lino from it. if it was tosihlc. was now th i oMc t. Sonu i mc was spent in trying to construct a nut nut us in attempt to bring bun ofl'bv n craft so untiniinge a'llc, would bo attended with vastly more danger to Uioso making it, than chances of dclivrnnco .to him, I he project was abandoned. One of the pally now volunteered nil attempt which his courage inm'lo suc cessful. Willi n long nolo in his ImiuK and vvilh n long ropo undo fist to his holy, which his comrades were to ''payout" ns t ic plinisa is, ns ho advanced, Mini with which ha w:i9 to ho drawn hack if nceen. sarv. do bravelv entered into the water. Making hi? way slowly ond cautiously nhmg tho inner slope of modioli, no ntlengllt readied tlio oont still sinpciidul and swinging with hs half-doomed passenger where it was first so providentially moored; and by means of rope, pole nml oars, the wholo were safely brought nsliorc, nml .Mr. Kutil was restored ns it were to lite, niter enduring tho mental sulll-rings, the ncrils nml terrois of his awful situation, moro nainfu! it tos.ilde. than death its-lf, for about four hours. Sumo idea of us intense sufferings durum that tunc, ma v he tlcriV' ed trom the fact tint ho has been sick in consequence of them ever since, lie is d mhtless thankful to have escaped even with n tit of sicklies Wo bavo not learned tho name of tho brnvo and generous man through whoso ngoncy his rescue was accomplished From tin N. V. Sun. extraordinary ahduct10n of white girls. A very painful minor Ins reached us in relation to tho kidtinppingof some fifteen or twenty young white wotnin fiom this city, and of their captivity nmoiig tho native chiefs on the slnvoeonstof Afiica. For the list two years several vessels have left this port whoso appearance was anything hut mercantile, and guicr-d rumor called them pirates, same camo niarer tho truth, and rightly called tliein slavers. It is said tlint one of thsso vessels assumed the chaiactcr nf n pas ngr packet, bound to New Orleans nml Havana, and, tho captain, by the aid of a person well known in this eitv, went to the Points, and nlo to the other infected dist icls of our city, nnd addrcss'insr tho.'iwl ves to tho host lookiliL'L'irlH, tendered them n free pas sage, and even went so fur as to uivo them uewdres- trniKe's. ivn. I ho nur lurli wee tnken on board in tiie "trotm, in dctirbnieiits, nnd every fhinjj wa civeli them to rendi r their position comfortable. and coniniitti d them to the e.ireof a matron, who ns- tuned tho c inraetcr of the cntitnm s wife. Tims fieightcil, the vessel left nur wa crs and reached Ha vana in n few divs. There the uiiii'pe'"tini; "iris wore informi d tint thev curl I tint then land, hn-nitte theniub irities of iheisl-in had oulcred the vese to lie quarantined nt Matniun. In " few ihy she sailed, ip parciitly hound lo .lintntiznx, hut m truth li-r sails were spicud for the coait of Africa on a slaving ex pedition. Thi length of tho voynse ereitid some uneasiness, vvhieh, however, wis quieted bythouond usaiio nnd con tiniifd frolic of the hole part v. On their ic icliiiiL' the const, preparations hnvitu: l. en made for their imv-.-il, lh-,y were sent on sliore. nnd, as the painful rumor s-iy. thev wercetchnnci-d by these abductors, with the chiefs, for slaves, and one 'voting white wo man was eiehnn-ed for fifiv prime neL'rors. The whole party wis then i st.-inllv sent into 'he interior of Afri'n n the slaws of the eliicf". perhaps never to hearfiom their own hnd anion. This ncemnt is said lo Invereaelied this eitv by th" eapturo nfnnonf tho war parties, m which two of the white "ir s were. who weio owned by theehi- f. nnd who cave n Inter to besHit to the. cnnt, nnmtincr the manner of lb 'ir abduction and eiptivitv. Wetrust that thisletler may turn nut n fnh-irrit'nn, bemuse we would hope tint sailors to such an infimoiis nnd iliabolienl traffic ns that nf pour unfortunate women. At the lime th?o uiricL-iiiM;! iiivtiui I'tiu uns nni driven nnv ni nur ves- ls were Irnvtntr, n rumor of tho kind wn nflont, but it was tlinunhttnlheridle. nnd we sineerelv Ir st that 'his wlinln matter mnv ho on v one of Madame uumor s oro u. Wo copy the story from the Sun, chiefly to express our conviction that there i not a word of truth in it. Com. Adr. Corrcpondeiiec of the Journal of Commerce. Till REMAINS OF NAPOLEON. St. Helena. l.'Mi October, 18-10. 7'ne French friga'e "Uelle l'oulc." command ed by the Prince tie Joinvillc, and sloop "Fa vorue, not n iroin r ranre, are now licro for th: purpose of tiikii'jr to France the mortal roma'nj ol the hmperor ISanoInon Uonnimrte. 1 no remaiiiH aro to ho taken on board tlio "Hello l'oulc" on the 15'h October, that hoiner the day on which Uonapartc arrived at St. Helena (25 years ng-n.) In the returns from France for this purpose (with the Prince) are Counts Do (.babo, Das Casas and iUarehand, anil fieno rals Uertiand and (iotirgauil, am! four of Na poleon's former domestics at St. Helena. There is a Sarcophap-us cf ebony by tho "Uclh Pottle," for the purpose of lioldhn-tho cotlin of Napoleon. On board the "Hellu Poule," is a Chapel fitted for its reception, and which is lined with black velvet, ins-mall pannels, sprink led over with silver stars, festooned with silver cord and tassels. There in an altar, with a cru cifix nvcr it atone ond of the Chanel. This Sar cophagus is supported at the corners by four navies, un tue top ot it is to lie placed an em broidered black velvet cushion, and on tbo cushion a Crown. .Suspended to tboceilin'', immediately above the crown, a ball with a cross on the top of it, and under the ball the Emblem of Jus'icc. In tlio Chapel aro also four pyramids to hold candl-es; suspended to the re ling- are four ves sels to burn incense ; there is also a rich velvet pall, which is said to have cost 25,001) francs, to cover ttie baicoplnerus. The abovo mentioned ships arrived on the 8'h instant, and probably will sail for France on the 17th or 13th. The Holle Poule has been open for the reception of the public ever shire her ar rival. There is a splendid band on board, which has been frequently on shore, performino; for the inhabitants. Tho Prince, on landing- was received hy tho Authorities and a irtiard of honor, with salutes from thu Battery and a Hritish ves sel ol war thou iyiinj in the Roads. Tho follow ing; day tho Prinro was met at Government Hoiic by the principal people at a dinner. Tho ground in which Napoleon was buried at that tune, belonged to a Air. Richard Torbett merchant. Napoleon haVing- frequently visited that frrouml during- his life lime, in which wis beautiful sprui'' of w.Vor (with which water ho was daily supplied) and a cluster of weeping willow.", bad frequently expressed a wish to be intoned under thi se trees in c.imj he should ibo at St. Helena, which request was irnined atolv and with frreat pleasure, ''ranted, by Mr. Torbett when nrido known to him. Consequently the intormeni took place there. Mr. Torbett hav ing; received but a trilling s-im from tho Hritish Uovornnient, after much trouble, tune, anil cv ponse, as part compensation for this irraut for so sacred a purpose ; and this fact heinjr made known to the Prince ilc Joinville by the widow ..1- M !' U. . ...I 1-r. ui 4,11. inim.-iii won wns ion iii a siniu oi pro vcriy ny nor ucceascu mismnti, tho I'rmce In nu st generously promised her to tnako hnr d tresscilcaso known to his Hoval father, with view to Hi Most Christian Maiosiv's crantiti'' Imr a pension for life as a jut compensation for so sacred a gran. Further particulars will be transmitted after tho ecromenv of exhumation. AIIVICl. THAT .MAY III. HAITI. V FOM.OWT.ll Praiso tho fineness of ihe tlav w hen it is on deil aswonl when you havo proved it maiden when sliu is married the ice win 3 on havo crossed it and a nowsjiaper when you nave roan nun paid lor it. A Si'iitiTr.n itr.i'i.Y. "Doctor," said n liard-hiokinu brand v-faced customer vestor. day, to n physician "Doctor, I'm troubled with an oppression, nn uneasiness about tho breast what do you snppnso tho matlor is " All veryoasilyiicoiintt'dfor'said iho phys ician,"you havo waleronlhochest," Water Come, that'll do well enough for n joke, hut how could I get wntor on niv chest, when liavn't touched a drop in fifli'i'ii years) If jruii imu s.i iii uraiiiiy you inigni imvo nit it. Qj In naturo, tho fertilizing streams run from tiioiinUins down into vullevs ; hut in governments tho stream of wealth Hows tip wards, from the lower classes to the hinder. fT?"!!! the anatomy of tho hand, wo find that iho nuncio hy which wo shut it, is much stronger than tlio ono by which wo opon it and this bolus true as to giving una recoiv mg. You can't stop tiii:m. Tim Bufliiloninn says lie would its soon try to go to sen on n sliiuglo, make n bidder of fit;, clnisu a streak nl lightning tliroiigji n rrab-npplc orchard, swim up the rnpKls of INingtirn river, ruisi' tlio (lend, stop tlio tongue of u woniiiii, or sol hitkt! Erie on urn with a loco-loco mutch, ns to stop two yoiinglovers netting ninri ietl when lltey take it into their Immls to ilo so. Tho following specimen of orthography is liko some wo havo seen in this city : doer Front! if yew kootl knniinerdato mo wt-tli llioloiio of 2 &0 punts I wood b Kst tui'iiiili tliuiik fool us ime at prczont in a vere ombarasetl kumlishun yourz & Sufforlli high ruin jonstin. A lady nt sea, full of apprehension in n gale of wind, cried out among other pretty exclamations, "wo shall go to the bottom mercy on ns ! how inv head swims !" " Zounds, madam, never fear," said ono of tho sailors, yon can never go to tho bottom foi7c your head swims " Gkneiiaii Brxir.r. It is thought by most persons that plenty of roast beef, broad, nnd vegetables judiciously applied will prevent starvation. Soktt.ning Tim E.xrnr.ssioN. " That's a thtinderini: big lio !" said Tom. " No." it plied Dick, it's only n fulnimnlinc enlarue- ment ol enlongalou voracity.' Harry took oil his hat, elevated his eyes and held Ins tongue Mathimosv pno and ens. The D'ltnntevillc case bf ui'.r the theme of Conversation, ihol'hilosophcrdelib- "lately observed' row snhtcolHhnve more perplexed tnc than tbnt n''iimrriiB hut I bavo finally arrived nl this conclusion , tbnt it is trenson ncninst policy nnd prudence to marry for love, and troason, ngnuist soci etv not lo mnrrv nt nil." So Baying, me riuiosopncr wiped ins tmn spectacles ilb n iiiceo of wash leather which be nlwnvs carries in his vest pnekcl, and his thin thrifty boas-keeper, absorbed by bis words nf wisdom, run her needle into her tumuli. isosion I'osi. FRIDAY MORNING. DECEMBER II, 1810. CONGRESS. On Monday last, the national legislature ossein bled at the seat of government, for the purpose of opening the second session of the present Con gross. That body never came together under more singular circumstances.than those in which they meet each other on the present occasion Having found it necessary at the commence- incut of the last session, to violate, in a gross and outrageous manner, the constitutional rights of one of the States, they deprived five of her Rcprc- entativcs of tbier scats, and in order to consur- matc the iniquity which they had in view, they proceeded to admit five other men to take the places of those who had been thus illegally re jected, without tlio shadow of evidence to sup- port their claim. In doing these things, the administration doubtless flattered themselves that they were secure of power, and might pur sue their future course of policy without check or restraint. The result of the presidential elec tion shows the gross and fatal error into which they had fallen. Instead of securing their great object tho continuance of their popularity and power they have, under the most mortifying circumstances, lost both, without room for a ray of hope that they can ever regain them. The Executive is hurled from his exalted station by a majority, which undor tbo circumstances of the case, may be considered unexampled, and there is every reason to behove that the next Congress will contain a decided majority, in both Houses, opposed to the pernicious policy of the present administration. Such a change, in so sliort a time, has never before occured ; and we have never known the time when the ruling party were in a worse mood to meet such a calamity- As there is no Speaker to choose, and no New Jersey casetooccupy their time and tbier wits, we presume the .Message from the Execu tive was delivered to ihe houses on Tcusday Probably there never was a time when public curiosity was more alive to see a document of this description, than on the present occasion.

It is true, the trite subject of foreign policy is at hand, ready if necessary, to occupy its legitimate share of room in tho ollicial address ; and we do not seo hut tint the Florida war may bo thrummed over once more, with great grav ity, and wilh an equal degreo of interest to that produced on former occasions. Wo havo somo doubts, however, whether Mr. Secretary Woobbury, uulessho deals largely in works speculation or imagination, will bo able to furnish his master with materials ne cessary for a flattering view of tlio financial department, or of his favorite subject tho Sub I reasury. Tho last is somewhat of a ticklish topic. As his Message to tho pre sent session may ho considered in tho light of n last will and testament, it is probable the President will fel it necessary to bequeath tlio Marling project to the government and country, as a legacy of great value and importance. Rut how to go about seriously to extol his hobby, after such a vast proper tion of the people havo set thoirseal of repro bation to it, and in so emphatic a manner, it is not easy to foresee. However, wo shall know moro about tho wholo subject of tho Message, when wo have opportunity to read it. But it cannot fail to bo ani'isiiv.' to sec tin two Houses como together, conscious that a comploto change in tho character of tho gov ernment has taken place since thoy separated in July last. This change, too, was uudoubt eilly altogether unexpected hy the ndminis tration, and tho loading parlizans. Thoy probably considered themselves ns entirely secure of success in the election, even up to a very Into period ; and were therefore en tiroly unprepared fur the defeat that they have experienced. What course they will think it expedient, under thoir present mor tifying circumstances, to pursue during iho present short session, wo shall not undertake to conjecture. YVAMiisivroN, Dec. I. Congress will organiro next Monday, and on Tuesday at 12 M. receive iho Presi dent's Message. AsSpeuker Hunter and tbo other officers of both beuses (except the chaplains) holdover till tbo -1th of .March next, of cour o litero will bo no difficulty of del iy in organizing. Tho Presidents .Message (which, I presume, the Post Office Deportment will transmit in time for tbo Now York morning papers) will contain, I judge, nothing very new or exciting but will ta'oa rovivv of the last four years, and rtnctctdly recommend tho octrines heretofore recommended hy him. It will I believe, contain a son Of text book of the political viowa that ho thinks should govern the policy of tbo country in future. Tho Treasury report, I apprehend, will mako no unexpected or very important diiclosurei. It will nrcbablv reveal the fact, thnt Unpin ru,,.i .... "hardly mwt his crn, and that tht old' gintle- nan's pocket bi ok is not likely to bo overloaded with .nshfor some lime to come, utile a somo new cxpe- bent lie devised by the wisdom cf tbo tavunt of Con gre?s to leplemsh it. Tbo I'os master General, I apprehend, will make an unusually longtcport, if not an interesting oiu-t embodying a plan for tbo partial reorganization and reduction of tho postage rates, 'ho principles that should govern its futnrec attracts with Hail Itoadsntul a heap of other good things. I ilo not ibitik bo will adopt the penny system of Great liritain, butsudi a reduction as will tnako the tarriffon letters not to ex ceed 5, 10 and 13 cents each. I do no , however, pro-fw-ss 1 1 h ivo any poiitit knowledge In the maltirs 1 have spoken of i but being n VimAe?, asmy grand father came from Karinington, Connccti nit I thought I hid a right to guess, af cr having made a little pre litnir.ary inquiry. THE REVENUE. Tho amount of Treasury Notes, outstanding at tho present tiino is not far from 85,000,000, and tho revenue nf the government arising from tho customs, and tho receipts of the public laud sales is barely sufficient to meet its current ex penses. The Post Office Department is under stood to be in an embarrassed condition through the mismanagement of Amos Kendall, the re- venue derived from its receipts being inadequate ta pay its expenses. It is manifest therefore that sonic speedy incisure must be adopted by Congress to save tho Government from embar rassment and disgrace. To effect this end, a mollification of tho tariff' would seem to be the most judicious measure, and such a modification as will increase the duties on articles similar lo those which are the growth or production of our own soil, and on articles of luxury, such as w nos, silks, and the finer fa brics of cotton anil woo', which arc worn prin cipally by those who are in good circumstance. Hy a moderate increase of the tariff', in th:s manner, a sufficient revenue would be raised to pay off'tbc National Debt which Mr. Van Iluren Ins incurred, and to meet all the necessary ex penses of Government under an economical nil ministration. And the people will have the ad ditional satisfaction of knowing that by such a measure ihe'rown manufactures will bo enabled to gain so firm a footing, that they will hcrcaf tcr defy all competition from abroad. Tn.y Whin. NEW HAMPSHIRE SENATOR. Concord, Dec. 2. At H o'clock this after noon, Hon. Levi Woodduky, Secretary of the ''reasury, was, on (he part of the Mouse of Re presentative, cho.-cn Senator in Congress for 0 years, from the -1th March, 1811, in place if Hon. Henry IIuiidahd, whose term of service will them expire. 7'he Senate itnmediate'y af terwards concurred in the e'ection by the House 7 to 5. In the House, Mr. Woodbury received 115 votes, Gen. James Wilson 72, and there wcro from 10 to 15 scattering. In reference to this election the Boston Atlas holds the following language : "Mr. Woodbury, i i a resident of the District of Columbia, and has been such for many years. He is not, and has not been for eight years, an inhabitant of New Hampshire. He is, there fore, ineligible, and has no right to take his scat in the Senate of the United States on the Fourth of March next. That an inhabitant of Washing- ton is not eligible to Congress has already been decided, once in the case of John Bailey, who was cliocn a member of the House, from the county of Norfolk, in this State, when an in habitant of the District of Columbia, and refused aseat; and again in tho case of Mr. Grundy,1 who, when elected to the Senate from Tennes see, was conijiullcil tu iturn to tli.a Stnto, in order to gain a residence, and was then elected a second time. There conscquentlv has been no legally elected Senator chosen in the place of IMr. Hubbard, and we trust until that is done no one will be permitted to take his scat. NORTH CAROLINA. Whig U. S. Senators Tho Raleigh Star of the 25tlt instant states on tho preceding day the Hon. Willie P. Mangnm, and Hon. Win. A. Graham, speaker of the House of Commons, were elected Senators to the Congress of the United States the former for six years from the 4th of March next and to fill the unexpired term of Mr. Brown ; the latter to fill the unex pired portion of the term of Mr. Strange, whiih is two years. VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE. Riciimonii, Dec. 2. Valentine W. Southall, r.-q., was ycslvrday elected Speaker of the House of Dele- times. Air. oouthall was nominated m a very neat speech, by bis colleague, Mr. Coles. Mr. Gojde, of .vii'cKIcntnirt', was put m nomination lor the same ot lice, by Gen. Chapman. Tho General railed at a round rate against what ho termed Caucus dictation, and suited, that although llu rc was no chance for the election of his nominee, ho would nevertheless psesent his name. t he vote sioou : noutnati mi, uoouo &u. i-our Whins and two absent. Three seats vacant ono from Fairfax both contested nn the return ana ono in Louisa, where the rcderal member elect has resumed. There being a fie in tho Senate, tho Whig majority in the House cxibits the Whig majority on joint bal lot. Mr. Ilooton, of M.idison, was tho only mem ber of tho Administration party who voted for Mr. Soutlnll G. W. Munf-rd. Eq., (L. F.) late Clerk of tho Houseof Delecates. was re-appointed unanimously to that place under tbo nomination of Mr. May of reterstmrg. Organization of the Senate. The Senate was yesto ilav full with" the evceplion of ono Whig. Mr. Good, of Wheeling s and the late Speaker, Mr. Na-di, was consenuenllv re-elect d without a br shi thenar- lie?, by Mr. Good s absence, standing lfi Locus to l"i wiims. wo nope at til1 n -xt isson, anil do not doubt, to see that bo Iv under Whi't o-gviizalion. A it is, thev am at least deprived of the capacity or in- flictin-.' tho mis-hief which signalized their last year's ascendancy. , I nip. Fires already begin to evhibit themselves about Washington. The Native American printing office was destroyed a few days since, anil another fire broke out in a different section of the city the same night. The public build ings aro in an exposed situation. Guilt is doubt less now covered up and concealed. If, by any possible contingency, it should como to light, it would causo exposure of individuals, and blast the character of some of tho head men of the administration. Every one remembers the fate of tho Treasury Department and tho General Post Office. Both of them wore destroyed by lire. How it originated was nover known. Perhaps it never will be. Sufficient has been ascertained to confirm tbo suspicion that thoro was villain at tho bottom of it. That it cov ered up guilt and peculation which would have oxploden the whole loco foo party, there is no doubt. It becomes tho Whigs at Wash ngton to look out to keep nn cyo upon incoudiaries, nnd when tho cry of "firo" is hoard, to rush to tho Public Buildings. 7 roy jlfaiV. GENERAL HARRISON. Frankfort, (Ky.) Nov. 21. General Harrison arrived in our town on Wednesday evening hbt. His visit has been of a private nature, and dentin his stay, has been an inmate of tho family of Mrs Sbarpo and her venerable mother, tho nlict of the late Cel. .1 hn M. Scotl his earliest, best tiifd, and best beloviil friend. Tho citizens of Frankfort and Franklin coun ty, as soon as they wcro apprised of his arrival, ten dered to him a public dinner, as n manifestation "f their regard for hint, which he declined accepting, be cause, ho had declined several invilationsclsewhcre. Tho Old Thames cannon, howevpr, announced to tho surrounding country that tne President of th People was in our midit.and invitations havohecn pouring in upon himfroui nil quarters, manifesting to him that ho is deeply aoated in the affections of iho People of Ken lucky. Not withstanding that the General waa com polled to decline tho public manifestations of regard which ware tendered to him, yet ho baa amply grati- llod our community by accepting of the private hos nitalihcsof the citi7C,is. During his sojourn, ho has been waited on by a vast number of persons of both political parties, mid all express themselves as highly pica setl with li s frank manners and inteiesling con vocation, lie leaves Frankfort on th s tiny, for Lex ington by way of Versailles, and will return by thi place on hii homeward journey) ho is in excellent 1 1 ea 1 1 It . Co in m o n treu llh . Lr.-ctNoroN, (Ky.) iov. 27. General Harrison has been here somo days, and U Very well, and carries himself lilt j n man. Hedoeniot tolerato applications foroffire, and will not until after bo is duly inntigttra teil. Tnoo who arc now making a rush on him, " get their labor for llieir pains." lie leaves tomorrow on bis return homewards. 1 think ho will iro to Wash ington, and thence to his relatives in Vircinia, in a few weeks, and thorn remain till latu in February. Mr. Clay left yesterday for tho city of Washington. SHOWING THEIR COLORS. Van lliircnism in defeat is at no pains to conceal tho contempt it entertains for tbo People. Tbopress cs which always bad most to say infivorof prompt and mill, s lating submission to tbo will of tho major ity, and of tlio patriotism and intelligence of tbo great body or our electors, now ring with tbo foulest im putations upon their integrity, and proclaim "war to llioliinfo against tho candidates who have just receiv ed fourJlflhs of tbo electoral votes. Tho latest spec imen of this spirit wo find copied from tho St. Joseph Tunes. That paper thus notices tbo re-nlt of election: "Tho game is up it is useless to fall back from in dividual States, upon the in'e'igencc, tho reason Ibo sober judgment of tbo mass the people are drunk, uiuL-r-iiiao. nnu incir oioaled countanecs peering throuch tho cracks of lop cabins, give no hope for the salvation of tlio country " There is " Domooiaey" for you ! Alb. Dai. Adr. THE OLD HAT. I bad a bat it wa not all a hat, Cut of the brim was i!oie, yet st II I wore it on, ami people wondcitd as I pased. . S jiiio turned to gaz -others just cast an cyo And s un withdrew it, as 'tvvuro in "ontempt . G een pring, nnd flowery stminn r autumn brown, And froMy winter came, nnd went, and came, And sill, through all tbo srasoiiM of two years. In par , in city, yea, nt loulsand balls The bat was worn and borne. .... My company was shunned I wasnlono ! Nono would assc-ci ito vvi h such a bat Friendship itself proved faithless for a hat. Sho th it i bved, within whoso gt-ntK1 I treasured up my heart, looked cold as dea b Love'.- fires went out extinguished by a hat. Yen, dogs, deceived hy instinct's dubious ray, Fixing their swart ulareon my ra 'ecd hat, Mistook mc for a bectrar, and they barked. Thus women, men. friends, strangers, lover, dogs One thought pervaded all it was my bat. Few men comparatively few appreciate the importance of a hat. Give a man a neatly p-oportioned tidy hat, and it matters little what else he has he is pritnafacia respectable ; but cover his caput with a rusty grca-y slouched old ha', a id all the rest is mere prunella broadcloth an I silk, Wellingtons and fine linen, are of no avail. His respectability, to say the least, is tpaes'ionablc ! Hut this is not the season to write a homily on tine hats, and we will merely relate what we saw a man do with an old one the other day. lie was a small, spare man, about thirty-five, and decently dressed with tho exception of a most ungracious looking old hat. We had no ticed him several times in the street that morn ing. His countenance was haggard and care worn, his step hurried, and his whole appearance indicated a mind diseased. Now bo halted paused and then went on. Occasionally lift ting his eye from the ground, ho cast a furtive glance at the passer by and wc could al most hear him mutter, "that's an old ac quaintance, out lie tion t recognize me. Just at this m. uncut, a boy on the side walk struck up, nt the top of his voice : " When this old hat was new, five hundred yars ago"! Our friend for such we must call him started, blushed, pulled down his brim, ami passed on. Ho however spoke to no one, and indeed few observed him at all. But, for the li c of us, wc could not help getting interested in him. Prce- emly be passed our ofi'iee, and halted. He cast his cyo lip CohegC-st. ami for n moioont mir- veyed the glistening dome of the L'university turned a discon.-olato glance at the black waves tint lashed the shore bilow hint then stcping to tlio other side of the street, anil ranging his eye along our block, as it rested on the new section east of us, suddctilv ho darted in ! We waited the issue. In a short time he re- appeared; but altogether an alter'il man. Ho had exchanged his old hat for a new "otter" his bead was up, and his countenance was cheer ful. The lir.t man he met gave him a cordial shake by the hand, and it was e.-.dent that "confidence" was measurably restored, on all sides. Presently ho called upon us to inquire the price of advertising paid a small bill at Moody's, bought a coats cloth at Lyman & Cole's, a Hoa at Hickok &. Catlin's, jewelry at Pang- born and Brinsmaid's, nails and glass at Strongs', opened an account at Peck's, did business at tho Bank, dined at Howard's, and the last wo saw of Ir'm, ho was smoking his cigar and discussing the probabilities as to the next cabinet. Whence he came, or whither he went, we know not. But of this we are certain : should he ever write thp history of an Old Hat, he will declare, with the lucklcns wight we hive quoted above Friends once moro Greeted my digits with the wonted squeeze: Once moro I went my way, along, along, A id plucked iv wondering gaze ; tlio hind of scorn With its annoying finger, men, nml dogs, less Once more grew p) nlles , jo elei-s. laughless, growl Anil nt last, not hnst of res.-uel hi -ssings, love, Lovi smiled on me again, when I assumed A brnu new "otter" of the Albert mould. In the meanwhile we draw this inference that the character of a man's hat is not exactly the true test of his respectability; but, tint it is inivpedient to strain "public confidence" too hard, when fins caps aro so plenty and cheap. N B. Caps, similar to the one above alluded to, may be found at Thomas's, one door cast of us, togothor with an assortment of fur gloves, robes, &c. O Log Cabin sale to-morrow, at 1 o'clock. Mayo &, Wait aro soiling a largo stock of goods at auction, and at something less than a living profit, wo should imagine. Days of sale, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. RomiEnnvorTUE U. S. Mail. The Lancaster way mail was stopped, by two rou-'h looking individuals, about nine o'clock on Saturday morning, between four and live miles fiom Schuyler llridge. Fine in North Adams. One o''tho Cotton Facto. rrs belunging to Mr. James E. Marshall, in X'..r,l. Adams, was destroyed hy fuo on tho morning of the 2)th November. Loss estimated at 8:0,000, and no lll&lllilllL'U. Jl'-Isaa 'C. Hates, of Northampton, is mentioned ns the probnblo successor of John Davis, of .Mass., in the I) S. Sennte. Mr. Hntcs is ono of tho most necpini hshcil orators, nnd finished scholars of his naiiyi-sinie, unu wouiu uc an ornament to any as scinbly. ' An Old Wuici. Tlio Raleigh (N OA Register nub lisiies tlio iii-oiii, , in thnt county, a fow days nco, of Mr. Arthur W all, ngeil 130 or thereabouts a Whig of 1 1 IU IIIIU U lllg HI IUIU, Salem. A writer in the Snleni Gnzptte. nats ihnt three mercantile bouses in that city nlono, wi j bv the result ol tlio interruption nt tho f 'anion trade, mill to tneir casn capital at least .?i,uoo,wu, ocsides other in dividual, wtin win receive various amounts, varvm from 10 to 830,000. Van Is tiie Rear. A Western paper contends that tho people in Ihn recent elections havedisplnped great icnoraneeof military tactics, because they have placed van Burnt in tne rtor. The Flao Stat r. Vermont and Kentucky both claim ih flag. Rhode Island deserves to bp itmnire in the matter, for she comes nevt I Missouri is Van Ituren's flag Stale. Let the pirate banner of Loco Focoism wave its black folds over that benighted re gion. Ibid. It is worthy of notice thnt by a change of volts, viz. 20G in Maine and 161 in Pennsylvania, Van Hu ron might have hud 100 electoral votes, instead of 60, Ins present number. Journal of Commtrce. Very truc, and by a change, of about 750 votes, 609 in Virginia ami 230 in Illinois, Van Iluren would have rcceivtd butli'2 Electoral votes instead of CO. Prn, Journal. Hosto.v, Dec. B. Tho trial of Moses Goodhue for an outrage upon his own daughter, need 16, was con cluded before the .Supreme Court at Salem, Thursday. The evidence on Iho trial showed a state of moral degradation, such as wetrust, for tbchonor of human ity, is stldom witnejsed. Tlio jury returned a verdict of 'guilty of incest." and tbo Court sentenced the vvictched nnd degtadid being to hard labor in the Statu Prison for hctnlyytars, the highest puniihltii-nt which thu Inw allows. Allot. Sctctnn. Considerable feeling wns excited in this city, on Saturday morning, by a report thnt Richards Chi'd, Esq. had committed suicide. The rumor proved to be too true. He wns found about 7 o'clock in tbo inorniinr, in tbo cellar of his dwelling-house, at the corner of Washington atiil Kneelnnd-strects, where be had I n en engnced in making a firo in a furnace, with bis throat cut, and life entirely extinct. Mr. Chilil was ono or our most respectable citizens, and bad for many yrnrsbcen often employed in impor tant municipal affairs. Hoston Courier. St'icinn oi- a vocno Female.--TIic Philadelphia Chronicle relates a case of suicide, which occurred near Chester, on Friday last, committed by a younjj and beautiful girl of 19 or 19 years of ncc. Sho had been afflicted with n rcl gious monomania, and bad twice before attempted to destroy herself! once by tnkuu buidnnum, nnd once bv attempting to Like arsenic. She at length accomplished her purpose, by obtaining by stratagem a razor, with which s'-c cut her throat. She was found wcltcrine in her blood nnd life nearly extinct. She wns under a matrimo nial cnimgemcnt to n young gentleman or the vicinity and wns much beloved by all persons of her acquain tance. ENTnAPPiNQ A STncL-TnAc Wc havo been thown n rcnl euri si y this morninc. It is a steel trap, which nt some former period has been cacgut in the branches of a stmnr-u np e tree, in Oh o, the wood of which ba mown over it in u most ,inpulnr tntmnfr. It was found in felling n tree, forty-th eefect from the ground. Tho chops nnd spring of the Imp nre upon one side of the trunk of the tree, while th' pan of the trap, nnd the fixturrx for securinsr it down until sprung nre completely enclosed, except about an inch and a half of the nn, projecting throuch on the opposito side. The pro ability is that the trnp had betn set for some nnimal, vvhieh gelling cnucht ho bled i IT, nnd succeeded in c imbini' iho tree. Thcanimnl dvinj, the trnp, being entantded in the boughs, remainrd un til secured hy tho growth of the wood over it. iV. Y. Commercial. The Mobmons. This singulnr sect nre determined not to bo driven from the hec of the earth. The rt ccnt terrible "executions they have suffered at the lavvle s handi of the people of Misouri, teem to have stimulated thir exertion. They have recently pur eh i cd the steamboat Desmoines, formerly owned by the United States, anil have put it in complete order, enaniring tne name to mat ot tneir new-city. iNnuvoo. Th" boat i-i'l rim from St. Louis to iVnuvoo, Galena nnd Dubuque. The Mormon prpulnii"ii of Nsnvoo is estimated, nt the present time, nt 3000, nnd TOO per sons oi tti" same sect, nre sa-d to tic now on the r vva c ... r.-.,..l...l n. r ' A Jcst Compliment. The Philadelphia American Sentinel pnys the following merited compliment to the able editor of the Newark Daily Advertiser : W. li. Kinsev, E q. Wo have no disposition tu obtrude our wishes nnd opinions upon the new admi nistration, yet a proper reiard for the dign-ty and honor of the. country, may excuse the hope that the ccntleman whose name stands at the bend of this pa ragraph, may be brought into some public station worthy of hi distinguished abilities and virtues. An editor of the Newark Daily Advertiser, be has b ng been known nnd appreciated for bi candor and libe rality, bis eloquence nnil commanding power ns n po litical csa vi t : nnd thp classic elegance ol bis literary labor, seldom rivalled in the hitory of nrwfpapfr writing in thii country. In the ouncils of his own cherished anil gal'nnt State of New Jereey, be justly sways nn eminent influence. Maifffnodl In thi town, nn Monday evening Inst, bv the Her. S. D. I'.rown, Mr. Georok A. Conner, to Miss Ha mr.T Ciianiiler, both of this p'nre. In Colchesfer. on Tucdav cveni-ig the lstinst.. br the Rev. Green. Mr. George P. Mavo, to Miss Mmiion M. Fovvi.K.n. 3D) n dl In St. Albans, Nov. 1G, Mr. David Stivin, Jr. aged years. The deceased though unknown in public life, wai one of lho-o men whose death leave i a void in the circle about them, that is wnsibly felt and deplored. As a man of business, the qualities of integ rity, promptitude, nnd fair di nling, were nrcorderi to I,!,,, ! common consent; nnd those iinitu! to a pru dent and sagacious mm ..rmm.l, tn-rthpr with perte vering industry, laid a foundation fir honorable eue. cess in Irs pursuits. Hy modest and unaffected man ner, and nt the same time endowed with a mature judgement and firm pnrpo.-e. thai sddom bctrnvedhim, heenj.'ived tin-confidence nnd respect of nil vvhoknew him. As a son, h furnished n worth v example of filial reverence and kindness, in the relations of a hus band nnd father his indulgence seemrd to be restisinpd onlv by n wise regard for the ultimate good of hi familv." In him tho need v nnd the afflicted found the sympathy and theliheinlitv that becomes ibc man of elnritv. Willi nn extensive business lo rngaje his attention he s ill found leisure for vniious reading and mental cultivtion, beyond what is common to men in similar circnn'slnncfs. In the latter years of his life, and specially dining n srnon of deep doin1 itie nilliction, his mind bene to entertain new views nf di vine truth; and, ns it is bel'cved to be gradually moulded into its snirit, restrained bv an unaffected sensn of his u-'worthiiif ss, and tlie natural npprchen sion lint the cans for which he cherished grrnt rrver euc tui'dit bo dishonored hv bin, be neglected a publia anil consolations ol tnc gospel. Comm. Pay your Irsurancc. VERMONT Ml'TI'AL FIRE INSURANCE CO. I am authorised to receive money for the treasurer of the above said Company, until the 25th day of December instant, and no lonper. JUU. JUli4SU. Ilurliiigton, Dec. 7, 13-10. W ALTON'S VERMONT REGISTER, for sale bv O. GOODRICH. Also for sale at the Paper Mill in Milton. Dec. 9. COD FISH, MACKEREL!, nml SHAD of supe rior quality for sale bv N. LOVELY &. Co. Dec. 10, 1S40. va.NADA STOCKIN S, Gentlemen and Lndiii J Ruck skin and Indian Moccasins, Fur Gloves Itnrk skin Miltcns. Wol en Tinnets. Ladies ami Grn- tlemens Merino Lambs wool 'and Worsted Wmp. pers, just re eived an i for sale by UCC. IU, IblU. I. L.UV1-.I.Y &. LO. E STRAY STEER. Hroke into he enclosure of the subscri er on the Ctb Nov., n red line back two year old Steer, matked with n slit in the left ear vvilh n square notch taken out. The ownrr of raid St -er is nquestid to prove propertv, pnv charges and take him nwav. N'OULE ROOT. Cbailotte, N' v. 10. 16-10, NOTICE. 'TMIH rents and interest, payable to the town of i- Ilurliiigton, will fall due on tho first day of Jan uary next. The lessees and debtors of the town nre requested to make prompt payment, without further nonce. GEO. 11. SHAW. Dee. 11,1310. 7Wn Treasurtr. C1IAM1I,AI TRANS PORTATION PoMrAsr. The stockholders of the Cham plnin Tionsportation Com any archerebv notified bat ihe an nua! meeting of said company vvill beholden nt How ard's Hotel in Umlington, i n Thrusday tlio 7th day of January, 111, at one oelock, 1'. M for the purpose cf choosing directois for tho vcar ensuing. Ilyor cr,&c. l'HII.b DOOL1TTLE, Clerk. Hiirlington, Dec. 5, IB40. I.IVEHY STAItl.U. TTAVINO made extensive re- SH paits by addition of new buildings, Horses, Carriage, Harnesses, Saddles. Ac. the subs -ribcr is prepared to nccoin -modnte tin- public in good style t( nnd on short notice, hincic, A Tendem, four or, six Horse lYama will be furnished to li-vr- ,""--io.o-i'' ties of pleasure. A man tuny befjund in tbo llarnnt any hour, day or night, to at tend cal s. . Cash paid for Oats and Hay, 3 doors Enfl i li Log Cabin, or nt my shop 2 doors West of J. A J. II, l'cck & Co.'s store. .....vnn SAMUEL S. SKIINNER. IJurlinstm, Dec. 12, IS 10. 1TOTAN1CAL MEDIGTNKS.- Tim niliRcril,r articles among which nre, extra flowered bay1 cny and barborry barks; ginger, plcurwy., tumeric and uni corn roots i pepper of mmy kinds, in pods and pow ileri mini invirh, and peach kernels, ucrt guiiimyirn, 'T,,K0 A pECK( & co i .. nn,r,u,Pi,9orimeiu ui mc anove SAVE COST, All poisons bavins unsettled ae counts with Lathrop, Potwin Wait or with the Subscribers nro horeby notified that all accounts not settled in somo way, before tho 15th December will bo left with an attorney foreollcction. Nuv.?0. MAYO & WAIT, 'PrutUtt. i 7

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