Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, November 19, 1841, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated November 19, 1841 Page 2
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WHIG -STATE CONVENTION. Minutes of lhcVliig Slate Comention, holden at Monlpsltcr, on the 3 , 6th and 8th of Not: insl. Tliu Convention, composed of Whig members oftliu Legislature, nnd other Whigs, w.u organized liv itiu itppnintment of WM. JPHM, Estf. President, HAMPDEN .CUTTS nml LEONARD SAUGEANT, '.Eq. Vice Presidents, D. W.C. CLARKE nndOEL HILLINGS, Esqs. Secretaries. On motion of Mr. Dann, the following gentlemen wore appointed 1o nominate seven gentlemen as :i Statu Central Comniifteo for tho year unstring, vir.: Bennington Comity, Mr. Sarge.mt; Wind ham, Mr. Billings; Rutland, Mr. Clark; AVindior, Mr. Butts ; Orange, Mr. Hobard; Addiso, Mr. Bnscom; Chittenden, Mr. Griswold; Finnlilin, Mr. Eaton ; Grand Islo, Mr. Adams r Orleans, Mr. C. W. Premiss ; Caledonia, Mr. Chandler J Essex, "Mr. Uuwey ; Lamoillo, Mr. Ilincs ; Wash liinzion, Mr. Jones. On motion, Ordered that ihcnienrtjcrs of each county present the names of ihreo per sons as a county committee, tho chairman of which shall be! a committee to correspond with tho Slate Committer. On motion, a committee of soven tffls ordered to report resolutions and an address to thn Whigs of tlio State; and tho following gentlemen were appointed: Mr. Sahin, Mr D. V. C. Clark, Mr. E. P. Walton, Jr., Mr. Wm. Upham, Mr. John II. Prentiss, Mr. Dana, and Mr. II. H. Reed. Nominations of Slate and County com mittees were made as follows, and confirmed by tho Convention : "STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE. E. N. Brigcs, O. P. Chandler, II. Brad ley, A. L. Miner, Eraslus Fairbanks, E. J.'. W.iltnn, Jr., Isaiah Silver. COUNTY COMMITTEES. Windsor County. John A. Pratt, Chair man, Woodstock, Calvin French, Cavend ish, John Porter, Hartford. Rutland Co. E.ra June, Chairman, 'Brandon, Win. P. Noycs, Poultney, Jacob IMtierton, Jr., Pawlet. Lamoille Count;. Giles A. Barber, Chair- nnn, C unbridle, Joseph Poland, Johnson, E. P. II Trick, Morristown. Caledonia County. A. G. Cliadwick, Cliairm in, St. .Inhmbiiry, Silas Houghton, Lyndon, Jacob Blanehard, Peacham. Franklin Co. Jasper Curtis, Chairman, St. Alliins, J. F. Smbner, Sheldon, II. j. II irher. Enosliiirgh. Washington Co. Artnmas Cushman, Cli.tirm in, Warren, John L. Buck, North, field, George W. Collamor, Barre. Chittenden Co. Geo. A. Allen, Chair m in, Burlington, Ileman R. Smith, Ilincs burgh, IsiacClrise, Wosiford. Bennington Co. Harmon Canfield, Chair mm, Arlington, Alanson P. Lynrin, Ben niii2ton, John C. Roberts, Manchester, Orleans County. George Woriliington Chairman, Irasburgh, Geo. II. Cook, Crafts bury, M utin L. Nuvvconib, Derby. Addison County. Harvey Bell, Chair ni.iii, Middleluiry, Harry Munsill, Bristol Ilyder Barnes, Addison. Orange County. Asa Lowe, Chairman Bradford, Acij.ih Howard, Jr., Thetford C.ulos Carpenter, Orange. Grand Isle Co. Samuel Adams, Chair ni'iu, Grand Islo, Wm. E. Phelps, South Hero, A. C. Butler, Alburgh. Windham Co. James McM. Shafter, Chairman, Townshmid, Franklin II. Fes scudeii, Bratiluboro', Royal Tyler, New fane. Essci Co. R. C. Benton, Lunenburgh, 'Chairman, David Hubbard, 3d, Concord, Greenlief Webb, Guildhall. Committee, on Resolutions and an Ad dress, made report, which was accepted, ii lid after addresses by Mr. Gilchrist of Bar net, E. P. Walton, Jr. of Monlpelier, Se nator Dana of Rutland county, Hon. Char les Coolidgo of Windsor, James Bell, Esq., of WaMcii, Senator Barrett of Windham county, Mr. Doming of Midlebury, and Se nator Clark of Rutland county, the resolu tions and address were unanimously adopted. On motion of Mr. Coolidgo, ordered, that the proceedings of this convention, together with the address and resolutions be signed by tho officers of the convention, and published in tho whig paper in Montpolier, with a re quest to the several whig papers in the State to copy the same. ltKSOl.UTIONS. Wheicas wo regard I lie distinctive principles nni' mnsures, which the people of Vermont have hi h crto, in times of trial and triumph, pi-rseveiiiiglv maintained, lo he principles in accordance wild those of our Wliiss fathers of '7G, on I men urcf essential to the libcily nnd pruspcrily of the country, Haohtd, That we do still adhere to these princi ples and iiie-murcs, nnd commend thm tithe con-tmu-d and cnmlant support of the people, utiseduceil by the temptations of temporizing policy, and unter rifiral by Iho onsets of an infuriated opposition. Resulted, Thai in ndh'ring to thn.su principles and measures, wo must, nnd we do, insist upon, The separation of the purso from tho Sword j The refurm of thuso nliusts of the appointing pow er, wlncli liavo heretofoni brought the patronage of the federal government in conflict with the freedom of flections The President lo be limited lo n single term ; The rilito( petition to be maintained unimpaired; The national expenses lo lis regulated by a wine jcgnrd lo the necevTuics and we'fare of the country The fi?ht of the Slates lo the public domain lo be aacredlv regarded j nnd The Protection of American Industry aaint for eign competition, hv a discriminating TarilT-and jigiinat ilie ruinous efiv-cls of n deproct uc I npi) unstnhle enrren y nt home, by providin; a Bound and steady national currency. ' Riso'red, Tint llie. nets of ihe late cx'ra aession of Congress in the Repeal of the Sub Trea ury ; in provi ling for Ihe liquidation of tho heavy National J).-lit which was incurred bv a tirevious ndniiriiairn. tion t in prompt y f minium; means for the National Pefvncoj nnd in providing for iho distribution of the pro eels of ihe public lands among the several stales, abin-entitle lha presnt Whgndtninistra ion to the grmitiidcnf the American people, n-to'ttJ. Tin I vyhdonno great measure uf national reform and relu-t has failed, by n desagrcemenl be. tween lh Prc dent nnd Congre-s a disagreement whi h we deeply rcgr, l.-we yet confide in"the wis. llom an I pilrioiism of Congress and ihn President lo ntrreo upon such n substitute n will mret the nee'es fill's nn I ihenpprnvnl of the people. ' Resolttd, That the Whigs ought not to be distract. i by any ooiiiideraliont'rowin? cut of recent events Difl'vencra hrtvvnn individual iiiotnbersor theparty ahniil I not ha permitted to create iljsuninn, but ouhi rather tn slimul iteto renewed effort for the prcrrvn. li-in of the party enure. A spirit of liberality is all that in needed to insure concert of action, without iui.il no puny nn sunim unit or earrv out its ciIucidIsi ' Ilttolttd. That bv Ihe oncn threat of rental, made l v the opposition In reference to the mentnrrsofa Whig administrntion, wo are forewarns 1 1 Ictus then be lorcnrmcd, to prevent tho destruction of all the plorions fruits of the memorable victory of 1940, I y henceforth ever routing the Ptttructtrtt. Ilcsotttd, That wo commend to Iho Wliif of Ver mont I liv full cscrcise i f the aniritof union union for Iheaakcnf their nrinrmlnsnnH iF iheir country t nnd the nialn ninanccof a thorouch and efficient political uigiiiur.mion, as a meant oi secunnn.i" ti- beyond nil rnniinitKnnv. far ihe future lirr well earner it . " . . .i. ,..!.! a . ..t nun uonoraDic reputation among ino wing oiaica ui ins union, 'ADDRESS. Whis of Vermont: ' Inspired with tho conviction that we have one country to uphold, one constitution to support, and ono destiny to fulfil ; and be lieving that theso objects may bo best attain ed by the ascendancy nnd developement of Democratic Whig principles, a convention of your Whig citizens again urges upon you a renewal of the same zeal, a rekindling of tho same spirit, and an exercise of the same mutual forbearance, that animated, and cn couraged, nnd sustained us, in the conflict of 840. Crawford, Clatk, Dana and Uoilum, supported the cr, ! rencn, namn, r.nion oi mntlon. Messrn. Wooster, w.. II Odccti. Kisn anu iintcn, opposing, mouun m mend lost, ayes u, noea iu.j iMia mWi pnmmiiiiHi nn itin n ilitcct nf the itii itin reported a bill in accordance with instructions, which 1 . , ..ll.!J .1 .-1.1. waa twice rcna nna ibiu upon iiiu'iuuiu. mil It pay Tappan Btcvcns the sum tncntionncas twico read and referred to committee on claims. Adj. MOUSK-Tucsday, Nov. 9. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Young. ..nr,.;. Ilu Mr. Vidian,. Tm'iHfinff the Go vernor to appoint Thursday ihe 25thinst. its a day of thanksgiving, mr vnaa moveo in nmcnu uy n''i; mg inoiirsi llllllfll'iy trrvinuri. nnu ni.t. , ,lr.l,l ri,l,in bv Messrs Vilas. Ful am. Chandler of W. and others, the amendment was ndi pted, 113 to 94, and ihe resolution adopted. By Mr. Davis cf N. to procure a sufficient number of copiei of laws of ine u. a. toauppiy ino imi umuiy, liumu i-sm. and each town t adopted. . Thn auditor or account ourainca leave oi aoscncu after Wednesday morning. Contested Elects, Mr. Dcwcy called up the report of the committee of Elections in the ease of Loomis Wells, the aitling member from Victory, the first question being on the min,imintirMr. tlanficM declarinir that Mr. Wells is not entitled to a seat. Tho reporl declares that Mr Wells is entitled to a scat, although the town is not legally organized, for want of notice that his right wouia neconie leu.j . . Mr. Prentiss vt Irasburgh supported the amend cccd house, ng 81000.) necessary lo complete the court I hard earnings 1 drowned my grief that night In n. nver finrl nlinvn till nlltn rnlscrf liv thifl act t re I Hl.nfiftn rnvrt nnd ill ft fQW UaVS 1 W38 I will not uwcn upon IIIC iectel. Thcbi I was Ihrn ordered to I c engrossed. I .t 1. - , t ,1 I 1 num.. i'iiiij iou. ... ' i iriHinrnwimu.. yn leave, iiiiinmriiainBcnnp. m ..... l..;,.n..nr ni fi. w i ch VYCfO SUCH Revised .Slatules, (relative lo pedlars licenses 0 ffP; " :? Tii . l,'h.,..i.rl at anv of the ported ,uy mrunanaier 01 w., opposed ny nr ww i ; , " ,i,r,. oi o.,anii niier an nmcnumeni oy mr. tiiiih, ivuuu- i hvii iiuiiuii.-u uimiii rii". , , , ,i , ting the lax on pedlar's of .American mnnufncinrera, I wretched men squander the little pittance that the Dill was ordered to tie engrossed. irom oenate l.tlv bclonya to tboir Buffering wivcn anu etui, to pay Rufus Cnnitibell 3150. end it was referred lo I Ji ' cnm.on waims. liy jjr .unatn. lor ine reuei oi ,A Vnr , ti.rce voar. I ministerial ouicers, and ii was ordered to oe engros i t" - - , c... ...i I Imvnlippn drunken, waudcrinir outcast, oix linzrostcdbittt, Taxing lands m Avery's goro, months ago I received a letter Irotn my uear Addison co t relating to slate prison i to pay Law- mol,or, enclosinc 8100, and Informing mo that rence HrainardSVl 25, severally passed. , , . waB f, ..ntfn w.. di8Case. and entreating mr. nciin caned un me i io cncournir receive other religious exhortations which they can understand, Wo wish the good success to lite coming frencli Pastor which has attended tlio the la bors'of Fitthor O'Cnllnghhn whit his Irish Congregation, 'Which is how so distinguished for iitilustry andsdbriety, and lo Whom tis well as to our French "brethren wo heartily. wish nil success, e nuncui-i - r - ,, , i . i.i i. ..j -..u. w in n n mother s lee nc. io couio noine huh iiiru nil i iiiq iiieciinnii: nris, ri'iiurieu as a buusuiuic i - - . tor ihr i,lirl.ill nn .ib;.bici . I sop lipr boforn she died. For a titno I fcltttie mr rrcntiss nt irnstinrgn, suggcsica wnetner ino i appeal, ana resoivca io comply wiiu iicr ru- ohieelsof this hill rould not bc-t bo carried out by 1 nllcst . and accordinsly took passago on a steam voluntary associations, and moved lodismiss tho bin. , . v , nurl,of.. F,)r tw days I refrained The manon was sustained tjjr. Messrs Spraguo nd 7:!.. .PK..V il.lr.tbpp.ame insni.m.rla. nice oi s. and agreed to. Adj. num mwi , ---- III--. I .1. - nnnnl.ln n. PIWIUT P tl ll tllV uic, ai lungiu iiiv ijnio w.j.. .... . Entertainiagnoill tempered desire to hold up to viow the errors, the folVcs, or the re m'tnoss, nf tho I Mo Administration of tho General Government, we cannot lorhear asking you to contrast tliOimbocility and in ertness of the past Administration, with the activity, the vigilance, and the sagacity of the present. Your own observation and ex perience will bo our warrant for saying, that in the short period that has elapsed .since the accctsion of the lamented Harrison to the Presidency, more great and patriotic meas ures have been concerted and matured, and morn i.'vilhas been arrested in its progress, than during iho whole four years that pre ceded il. In the law for the distribution of the pro ceeds arising from tho sales of the public lands, by the execution uf which an income will annually accrue to Vermont fully equal to the orditiaiy expenses of the State ; in tho revenue law, by which provision is made for io payment of the public debt contracted y tho lata administration ; in the enlarge ment, arguing that notice is not required in cases hkc this, when the sole question is either as to the orga nization of the town or ihe eligibility of ihe member. This iew ho contended was in accordance with the statute and with the uniform practice or ihcnnusr l.nih ltrfftnrAr. nnd nt ihe nresent aession. Mr. P aiM bp was ilisniisrd to hnvc the renort recommitted, if it was desired, in order to give the anting member nn nnnprfnnitv In lin bfinrd. Mr. Cobb concurred in Ihese views, if the House were to be bound by the Tacts rcporlid ny me com mittce ; hut he wanted more facts. Mr. Vilas obiectedi the examination had been ex parte, an I there should bo no further statement oi firm until the member from Victory had been heard Thacnmmiltenhad decided that Mr. Wells was not hound to appear, anil that, for want ol notice, ne was entitled lo a ?ent. Theso Mr. Mr. V. thought to be ine omy flucsiioiia ior mi: uuusu m umc, Mr. It hnnl said the committee had not neciara but ,n. mmlir-r from Victory was not bound to ap pear. He did appear, and declined making himself a party tolhc examination, fortherca-onlhat he had not recPivca icgni nonce. Mr. Cobb said the fact ho wished to gel at was, whether Victory was de facto organized ; beyond in quiring into this fact, he contended the committee nM tint nn Thst fort they should learn. Mr. Griswold saiil Ihe neglect of the member of Victory to become n party to tne examination was his own fault. On the facts found, Mr.O. said be could n it ote to give Mr. Wells his star. Mr I'lp.rni'int sustained the renort of Iho committee. and argued that no distinction is or Bhould be made, tp iIia nntin. Kplttppn pses where ihp miostiotl is n in ihn e'lmhiliiv nf members and those asto the legality of their election. The reason for tho notice existed inuaHvostrong in all cases. Mr. P. also con tended in.at Vietory was as legally organized aa a multitude of other towns in the stale. Mr. Chandler of P. deemed this to boa question WARNING TO YOUNG MEN. bettor feelings, anil I approached the bar and demanded tho liquid nre. i was booh ihuui ST. LOUIS CRIMINAL COURT. STATE ts AUGUSTUS V.JOSBS. INDICTMENT TOa PA3S1NO COUNTEttrElT MONEY, The defendant in this caso was probably Lnu cated when I madly sought the gambling table ; and before the boat reached Iiuisvillc, 1 was oirinnpd nf nvnrv cent. Thus all hopes of . .1..; . r(Y 1 .ntTTi i noil nt seeing my uyiug iiiihiiui t-uvwn, . I .nnisvillfi several weeks : in which time II a-n- .1.-. tl.n. l.a.t .tlp.l nnd that hpr laBt lwn.,1 v.rdrdil vears nf n,. hut mars llm nn- ?u " ?l " ."l "uw j - B. j - 1 i oreatli was, speniinr nur nruiuuvu .iiiiu. np.aranrn of ibirlvfivn. ttn bad nvidcntlvonce Vmm T n'isirtlfn f shinned on board the steameil been fine-looking ; in stature ho was some- Brazil, u a dock'hamUnd came to this place thing over six feet, strongly-marked features every VlllIn,uvl refioci upon ti,is picture. I,1 nnd nromincnt forhead pave evidence of win had movd In ha fifst c rcles of society more than ordinary intellect. But you could had been ffio guest of 'distinguished public men clearly discover that ho had becomo a prey " ns now turned off as unfit for a deck hand to the monster, Intemperance : tho mark of I nn a steamboat 1 yet intemperance had done this .1.- I . .. l I . I much. urn w...m.,iCuu,.o ........,., - .. . . . . which gave it a vivid and unnatural grace. aml wassoractimCsenca2ed in posting up book.- lie was nlaced in tho box with others ayho o'snnie dram shon. for which I was paid in the, were to be arraigned upon tho indictments "V" "wc. Kept lor me acco.nmouauon . u. prefered against them. All others had plead .,, la.lv j bccn nAcA for nas- not giiilty,(asisusal)and a day was set for sing counterfeit inonoy. Wo played cards and .i . rpi. i . u . . l i wnn rora n m ine inrco unuar u u m i ucsuun. incir iriai. a. nu uuiuimani was toiu tu siauu : : ------- ,.rrt:, i ncnexxoayi icarnuu n tv.ih a uuuiiiuiiuh, , .i simply ns io ine riglll oi riciory iu ic iqiiwwitu,, ment and re-organization of the navy, the anj'nr, nl()rc rcqu-ircd the legnl notice, than where n.i.,l.t,ol.n.nni .r f...:r...:... .t ihnnunsiinn was as to the c'hnbililv of a member, -.-.IMUl3,,,i:ll l, fill l.tlllUII9 CI 111 U l 111 I I l , t ' . . - ,1 SUCH ns ine tilfu ui ,u9iuia3it;i r, ui ut ,,oviiio means oi acience; anu in tne law ior ine Sub-Treasury sj stem, we have a promise of nbunda: t o iiprnsntiui for t'l the toil and sa crifices incurred in procuring their enact ment.,, Indeed, with a s'nmln execution, al- roadydn wo find spread upon thn Stttnte Book all the "rent measures of relief, ex pected from the extra session of Congress ; and in regard to that, on which a difference of opinion arose, wo aro bound to indulge. and do indulge, the confident hope and belief, that at the approaching session of Congress somo general and acceptable plan will be devised, in which all the departments of the Government will cheerfully concur. There is, however, another subject, which has been, and must continue to bo, made a ques tion in our political omiti'sts. It is one vi tally affecting tho prosperity of our State, and as such demands our attention. By the provisions of tho Compromise Act, the duties on foreign merchandize, in tho production and manufacture of which American indus try has attempted a competition, will be re duced to so low a point in 1842 that unless other measures arc matured, the spirit of ri valry will bo extinguished and the country again be mado dependant on t'le labors of the foreign agriculturist and urli.an. In other words, the sameqiiestioii,thnugh in a somewhat varied form, w ill again bo raised, whether tho demand for American labor, and the wages of that labor, shall maintain the same elevated condition that has thus far made the subjects of il respectable, prosperous, and b'ippy, or whether, by diminishing the v rii'lies of employment, the wages of labor and tho demand for that labor, shall be re duced to so low an ebb, that even the foreign arlizan in his rags will mock tho condition of our countrymen t Upon us, in an important degree, will depend the issue of this question. If our prin ciples nre worthy the effort that was made for their ascendency, they are worthy of an equal effort to maintain and perpetuate them. And if we would realize the jnud which they promise us if wo would prrservo the pru dent councils, the coniervativo and frmrnl policy, which characterize our own State government, we must exercise a degree of activity and vigilance, and indulge a spirit of Harmony and forbearance among ourselves, commensurate with the great objects to be attained. We have adversaries to contend with who give "no slumber to their eyelids" and no rest to their labors. Willi the crv of "REl'E L" on their lips, trusting todivi sions anions ourselves forsuccess,nnd "cotint iiiif all as lost" if they do not regain the spoils of office, they press forward wiih a hope that never flags, and a zeal that never tires. Let tho Whigs of Vermont borrow patience and energy from their cxemple. Let them re member the evils they have homo under ad verse national administration, and learn to bo content, while, under whig administra tions, their political "yoke is easy and their burden is light." And even as n matter of pride, let it never bo said that tho Whigs of ermont, by their own negligence or inter nal divisions, liavo contributed, in any dc grce, to dim the brightness, or obscure the glory, of "THE STAR THAT NEVER SETS," WM. UPIIAM, President. IIampdun Cutth, ) r , ... Leonard Sarqbant, ) 1 1 P"t'- D. W. C. Clarke, Oel Billings, Stcretaritu. LEGISLATURE OF VERMONT. SENATE. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1841. Prayer by the Chaplain. BiH-Ilelating to die. school fund, providing that all ums of money receive-! upon the whole fund be oii icu iu iiiv jmyiiieni oi ine sinte oeiit, twice read and On motion of Mr. Dnn.i. f n 1.4 unan ttiA i.i.u . latlnii tn the grand list, renor ed bv Mr. Harden, with proposals of amendment, and Ihe Senate went into committee of thn whole, Mr. Illodgclt in Ihe chair, ma uuiuno amendments, reported uw ' ill wiih die amendments adopted in committee, and !itil itni "B"'1' "' anernoon. 1 he greater Dan of ili rn. nnnn wm annl in fnm mittCO Of ihft wlinlo hi ,IA.ip ..nA.. . U iM. mAW ,,riks 0l" ,l,e r"" section of Ihe bill, .....,c r.vytl,T i a 0( taction. Hcvsrs have not n leial residence. Mr. Dewey said it had been claimed that the hear ing was cx-parte. The fact was, he said, that the me'iil" from Victory was himsc'fa witness before ihn committee, tesiifvin? tn the records, and that in fact the hearing was j ist such nn one as would have been had, if tho heariti; bad not been an ex-partc Mr Shafter sustained the amendment!. There were three thm" nece9sarv. he said, to representation tn this Hi use: Ism town cntit'ctl to n representative 2' a proper person to repro rnt the town-nnd 3d a proper election. All these particulars were neccs-nry to constitute a proper representation ; the failure in anv ono of these three points wns fatal. In this case the' committee had decided that Victory was nol le nr.miiml in f ict then there was tin corpora tion entitled either ton notice or a representative. If the pittiti" member did not demand a ic-hcaring. Mr. S. said the Houe was hound, on the report of the comni ttec, to aay that theie was no representa tive from Vietory. Thn iliscnssion was coniinurd bv Messrs l.nnfield nnd Adamn of S. II. for tho amendment, and Mr. Rice of S. ngainst it, when Mr. Cobb said tho Iloue seemed about to dis franchim a town, and that on an ex-parte hearing, lie denied the power of the committee of elections t perpetrnto this net , and above all, he protesttd a gainst doing it without citing the corporation for, a henring. Mr. Cobb moved that ihe report bo laid on the tablo with the understanding that it shall not be called itn again this session. Mr. Fullam opposed the motion. He wanted n decision I y this House whether notice wns to be rc rcquired to every man who might come in here, claiming to represent Hie Gores and unorganized town ol the state. If ihe Hon o wns to decide dint such notice was required, then would it be necessary lo niter the law at once. Mr.Cnbb said this was nnt ihe nucstion : It was whether House should disfranchise a legal corpo tion without notice. Mr. Dewcr said it was impossible to notify a con O'ntion which did not exist, and mt:red into a brief nnd snirited. speech against the motion if this doctrine were to prevail, every unorgnniz- I tnwn m Ihn state night impose members upon the House. He called upon the House to adhere to the principles heretofore established, Mr. Rice of S. said there was prima facia evi- .lonrl nt iti nrirnnirntinn of Victory, nnd rnntpn. did that Victory therefore was entitled lo notice and henriniT. The 'motion of Mr. Cobb was negatived ; ayes 7. noes i u. Mr. Rice uf S. inavel to reconnit for a hearinir of both sides; ayes 93, nocs51 ; BO the motion was Tml to. Mr Havlies called on the bill taxing Washington couniv, nnu il wns rccommiiren. IJilts introduced, liy Mr TuHnm, amending see. 4 ebnn 33 11. S. (expending time for framing new triits. nnd was supported by .Mr Fullam, oppo cd by Messrs Chandler of W. and Sargcant, and on mo tion or air ooii'i uismii'cu. I'n eroisftf Hilts. Ili'l-to pay Z. C. Camp 80 and John Hurlhiirt SSbU; laying a tax on lands in Grcensboto' : severally pawil. A' j. rj... l r. i o c ock. I"..ai. Hill. Iivima tax on Inndsin Charleston, reported hy Mr Dean, read inirii iimeann passed Mr CI irk called up the militia bill, and it wa or dere,l m I a 't grossed an I red l third time. This hil does away with regimental drills and courts martial, and provides for collection of fines by civil process, ana requurs quarier nifi-ici ii ic-iincii's i ihhim renonsofnll fines nnd forfeitures, amount collected and paid out, annually, in October, :o the Quarter Master liencrni. Bill, relating to the measurement nf lime, reported hv MrPslmer. with ihe onininn of the committee ad verse tn its passage ; laid upon the table. Resolution, relating tn elections, reported by Mr Wooster, that nn legislation is necessary upon the snhiprt. Hill, establishing me line oeiween inecounties ot r , I IV .. II. . ... i l 1... T . iipntnniiin nn'i . in iimni. 1 c nil ilu h,ii,ip, uv 4111. Crawford, of the committee, and losl upon iho third reading. . . . ... Mr llarret calle I up the resolution from ths House for thanksgiving, anJ the Senate resolved not to con pur" Rills, from the House, to pay Z. C. Camp the mm therein mentioned ; laving a tax on lands in Greens

lioros lopay John Hurl'iit ihe sum mentioned ; severnliv. twice read and referred tn committees. R ttolttt ions i relating to the distribution of the laws of Congress, passed ; providing for the appointment of auommiltee to revise die militia laws; amended on motion of Mr Wooster, when Mr Crawford moved that it be indefinitely postponed. Motion opposed hv Messrs Clark. F.aton of W.. Wooster: supported . ... . 1 r, .1. r. I .. .l. 1 1. .. .1. oy ir uraworu, imsk, yaiin,nuii wiumrnwn uv ine mover, when the resolution was laid unon the table. The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill relntintr to die orand list, in committee of the whole. Mr Clark in the chair. Mr French moved lo strike nut the,4lh section of the bill taxing polls, opposed by Messrs wooster, iiaiuni nnu no turn, nnu vtuti drawn. A motion wns made tn ernso the fifih sec ion, (taxing facultvi supported ny Messrs craulorn Kafmi nt v anniiuon; opposeu uv Messrs liniilinui. French. Wooster, nnd Dana and negatived wnen tnc cominiuer riie, rc;iuncu, anu nau leave to sit njnin tliiaevenininr. Senate dionrned. HOUSF.2,o,elock,P. M. rmnrls. fly Jiidiciarv com. nsainst further le" islationon theprnbate laws, on tnUng despositious, on alisconrling debtors, andnn tho trustee process t against hi I in amendment nfarr. 2 ch. 44 U.S. and . I . i.:n : ...I ..r nt i It was dismissed; uin in uint-iiiiinciii i i pec. i cuap, G3 It. S, (relating to tuns ot divorce, one year s res lilence only, nnd il was ordered tn be enirossed again-l bill in addition lo rhnp. 44 11. S. (relating to estates of absent persons,) and it was laid nn the la dim anninat the bill altering the liniils of iiil yards and it was dismissed t the same committee aked to be discharged from further consideration of die res olution relative lo bank chir cra granted previous tn 1S40, grained ; ngninst Senate bill lo amend i hap. 29 R. S. (subiccting negntiablo paper to trustee process under certain regulations,) bill supported by Messrs Cobb and Vi'as, opposed by Me-sra Chandler of W., Gilchrat, and Noyea, and ordered tni third reading Hy select committee. Hill alteringgrnnd jury term nf Win Isorcoi nt, ('o be holden at July term hereafter) and it wns orderel i be engrossed. Hv select com mittee, in favor of the resolut'on providing fur the preservation of Ihe revolutionary pay rolls, and the House ennnurrca in ine remnu iun, iy kicci com the bill fur n tax on Washington co., Willi an amend ment rnisinir ihn mr tn 3 cents on the cran l list amendment lunnorled bv Mr Baylies, onioned bv aiessrs uavis ana ncitn ana rrwcini. .r suites in up, and the clerk read to him the indictment, which charged him with having, on tho 10th day of August passed to one Patrick Oncal a counterfeit bill, purporting to be issued by the 2d Municipality of the City of New Or leans for the sum of three dollars ; and upon being asked the question, guilty or not guilty! ho replied, " guilty, guilty I" Then, turn ing to the court, he remarked that, as this was the last time hn ever expected to appear in court, he would bo glad if he could be allow ed to make a few remarks. The judge told him to proceed. After a pause, in which he was evidently endeavoring to calm his feel tigs, ho proceeded ns follows: May it please tho Court In the remarks I shall make, I will not attempt lo cxtnuate my crime or ask at your hands any sympathy in passing sentence upon me. I know that I have violated the laws of my country, and justly do serve punishment; nor would I recall the past or dwell upon the bitter present, for my own sake. A wish to do good for others is my only motive. I shall with the indulgence oftlie court, cive a brief narrative of mv life, with a lmpo that those young men around me may lake warning by it and avoid the rock upon wlncli 1 have split. 1 was born of respectable parents, in tho State of Now Jersey, and during my childhood, recei ved every attention that loud parents could be stow upon an only son. It was early discov ered that I bad a fondness for books, and my father, although in limited circumstances, de termined to give me a liberal education. I was sent to a high scnol in the neighborhood, and such was my progress that at twelve years of age, my precept'ir declared me qualified for col lege, and I accordingly entered ono oi the old est universities of the country. Here I so dis tinguished myself that, at sixteen, I graduated with the second honors of the institution, and reterncd home (lushed with the brilliant prospat t did not offer to pass it for some days. I had no other money 1 could meet no ono wno wouiu aab mn tn drinlc Mv annctitc was like a r.12- inrr fire within me. I could not endure it. 1 snnrrlit; a dram shon offered tho bill it was ac cepted; and when foi;nd, afew hours after, by thnolhcers ol itislire was ocasitv urunu. The evidence of cuilt was conclusive, anu before my brain was clear of the intoxicating . . t J i. i i - :i . ..:i lumes 1 was louireu in a jau itinwauiiiy mm. I am now done. I have not detained the Court with anv hone or wish that clemency would bo extended to my case : But a warning toother young men that tlioo who hear tne mav. when asked to play a wal earne t carls. or drink a social glass, think of my fate and refrain. They may leel themselves secure they may bcleivo they can stop when they nleaso : but let them remember that I araued thus until I was Inst. Here the defendant sunk down and appeared to be much affected ; and for a few moments silence reigned through out the Court House. At length the Judge, who is as much dis tinguished for tho qualities of hisheart ns he is fm learning as a Judge, proceeded in a brief but apjirnpriato manner to pass sen tence upon tho defend mt, nuttinc his punish ment in the Penitentiary down to the shortest time allowed by law, WUII I ,J urn '- -.-......t.. wish all sucresj.Mai The end or Ambition. The record1 of the rnvages of tho yellow fever at Nesr Orleans lira past few months present pic tare to dreadful not to call forth a tear from the hardest Wnrt 20, 38 and .40-fallinf; in oneway into the narrow house, to awake no more till tho universal dead shall bu start led from their long slumber by the angel with his trump sent forth from on high. Many of the victims of this epidemic were from tho ranks of those who had not long since lefttha hills of N. England. Their ambition to be come rich speedily was stronger than tho at tachments of home, nnd with a heavy hoarl, perhaps, they said their last good-bye lo pa. rents and friends. And of these young men who have thus prematurely fallen, wo have noticed the names of quite a number from the Green Mountains of Vermont. But in stead of finding riches there, they found an early sepulchre far from kindred nnd friends. As they extended the hand to grasp the "ap pie of gold" disease palsied thoout-streched arm, and thcylaicd themselves down on the bed of death. Rapid and unrelenting was it progress; the King of terrors would not bo driven from his prey; and tiicre, with no dear mother or sister or friend to soothe the consuming fever, and nursed only by cold hearted and careless strangers, they gave up their life to Him who gave it. In a moment. the already made coffin is brought in, dc si lently arc they borne away by the " unatten ded hearse" to the crowded charnel house. Here ends their fond hopes of earthly splen dor. They wcro but n dream. To closo their histories, their fathers rcceivo a cold nnd brief epistle announcing their demise, nnd the postcript mentions that their estates barely pay tho bill of their last sickness and the funeral charges. Thus has the sun of many sons of promise from Vermont gone down at noon in New Orleans. Brief was their day, and as brief are their histories. Caledonian. FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMDF.R, 19, 1841 ADJOURNMENT, Our State Legislature adjourned without day, on Friady last. Seventy-five acts, in eluding public, private, and miscellaneous, have been passed biting 3 more than were P3i 1 1 ..I t... .1... r :.t rioin ti.. f . ...... tl In.. I - C . T r, I III UUlll.bU UV IIIC UI'U 131,1 llll U UI lOIU. IIIU in Dlll.l.i.rr 111,11. mv uviwic inc. 1 nuwil unci .... ... . 1 cotnti.cnccd the study of law, and when only in iv twentieth year 1 obtained license to prac- tice. Adtiu upon the advice of friends, 1 determin ed to try my fortune in the west. I according ly arranged tny atlatrs lor uoparturj early in the tall of IBM. I will not detain you with an ac count of my separation from thoo I held most lear stilhce it to say, that I received the bles sings nf my parents, and in return promised laitlmilly iid Imri'slly to avoid all had compa uv, as well as their vices. Had I kept mv promise, I should have baen saved this Fhame, and been tree Imm the li.ad ot guilt that hangs around mo continually, like the fiendish vulture, threatening tn drai; me tn justice, for crimes a? yet unrevcaleil. Hut, to return, I left my ear. ly home, where all had been sunshine arid where my pathway had been strewed with (lowers, to try my fortune anion;; stranger, and to try my strength in hulleting the storm and tempest uf tho world. ith a light heart I looked forward to the future; and taking the usual route I soon reached Wheeling, where I took passago nn a boat for Louisville. On the boata game uf cards was proposed for amnscf mcnt, and although I hail promised faithfully to avoid such things, still, I argued to myself, there was no harm in playing a game for amusement. Accordingly, I joined the party, and uc kept up the amusement most of the way down. Af ter we le It Cincinnati, it was proposed to bet a bit ngamc, merely, as it was said to make il in teresting. My first impression was to leave the table, but I was told that it was only a bit lh.it I could not losu more than one or two dol jars. This argument prevailed, for I lacked moral courage tn do what was rigid. I learcd my companions would Fay that I was stingy of a little money. Influenced by these feelings, I played, and as tliu fates would havo it, I won. lleloro we reached Louisville, wo had twice doubled the stake, and I found my lurk enabled me to pay my passage nut of my winnings. It was the first time that I had ever bet money, and my success ruined me. Again I played, and was again successful ; and, in short, I con tinued to play for amusement, until I had ac quired a thirst for gaming. I settled in a thriv. itig village in Tennessee, and commenced the practice of my profession under (littering aus pices, and my first appearanco in a criminal court was highly complimented, I si.on became known throughout the circuit. Things went on thus for mure than a year, and 1 believed myself fairly on the road to fame and fortune. 1 occa siorully played cards ; but I consoled myself with the idea that I only played with gentle, men for amusement. Ono night I accompanied some young men to agaming simp, and for iho first time in my life, I saw a Faro llank. My companions commen ced beltini;, and I was induced to join them, although did I not understand the game. Again I played with success ; and when we left the house, was more thin two hundred dollars win. ner. Nnni of my companions bad been fortun ate, and it was insisted that I was the lucky man and that I must treat. H'u accordingly re. paired to my room, where I ordered wine, and before we broke up wo wero all deeply intoxi. rated, ll'ith mo it was the first time, and the next day I resolved never to play cards again. 1 adhered to tho determination for nearly theco months, when I again yielded to tho entreaties nf my dissipated associates. n I no-v played with varied success, and in all cases, found an excuse for resorting to tho wine bottle. If I lost, I drank to drown sorrow; if I won I treated my good fortune. Thus I prog ressed upon my downward course, until drinking and gambling became my chief employments. All my friends who wero worth preserving; abandoned me, until my only associates were drunkards and gamblers, when almost reduced to want, (for I had loft offbusiness) I received a letter Informing mo of the death of my father that father who watched over my early years who loved mo so tenderly. And did I act as an affectionate child 1 No. Vice had destroy. ed the human feelings of my heart, and left only bill provi ling for a Geological Survey of the St.Kc (he prominent measures of the session was finally lost by two votes. The 1 Voice of Freedom' says that 1 it would undoubtedly hav.i passed, but for an unhapy speech of ono of its friends, which was interpreted by some ns nn attempt to give :i party aspect to tliu thing. Among the acts passed will be found sevejul of great practical interest, such ns the act relating to the grand list, tho -icts relating to the militia to schools thn public lands and a number of a judicial character. A general statute was passed providing that all acts shall lake effect i n the first of Janua ry, after the passing of the same, tu.less spe cial provision he made to the contrary.' WRECK. Wn learn that the ssenmhuat McDonough and a canal boat laden with merchandize, were driven upon the rocks, south Port Cas sin, during the gale on Monday mghl. The McDonough was owned by the Chumplain transportation Company, and used as u tow boat between Whitehall and Vurgennes. On this occasion she had three boats in (owe, when one of thnm parted a cablo and drifted before the wind. After securring the oilier two, tliu steamer put off in pursuit, and while enlcavtiriii' to reach the lust boat, ran upon a reef, where she stuck, and was liter ally dashed to pieces by the fury of the ele ments. We are happy to say, no lives wcro lost ; and the loss cannot be large, as tho boat was well stricken in years, and would shortly have been laid aside. Her engine will probably be saved. The canal boat we understand, belonged to Pembetton of Ver- genes,und was laden wiih flour and dry . ... i i t i goods. As to uic extent oi ner uaniage, we are not particularly informed. RELIGOUS INSTRUCTION. Wa islic 1 movea to amenu ny aiming a secuon re-1 .-., .:. , .',:,- ,h letter the people oi Montpe ier, ueiore tne nrst or - r ,.r,....v-, -- . I ' . Inl tg,IIA,l fl P in.b lr liAa n nn.tr.1 tnt f r, , 1 1 (1 , nmriniT Jan to ircurt th"pa)nlnt o( um (not n- contained a check for 1300. a part of my fatheis We aro glad to find that a part of our community who do not yet understand tho English language, and havo in consequonco liven for a long time deprived of any regular moral and ichgiiius instruction, have lately becomo (ho object of the solicitude of their own Clergy. The Frencli Canadian pop ulation has within the last few years increas ed to a considerable extent in this town and its neigoboring villages, and it was high time that something should bu done for the general improvement of a portion of thai class of our citizens luft ns they wcro with out those salutary checks which religion im poses upon society, and which, whilst (hoy benefit the individual, confer on tho Com munity at large the blessings of society, peace and order. Tho permanent residence among them of a frencli Clergyman will serve, we hope, to perpetuate tho good that has been commen ced and wo applaud their religious zeal iu striving to build for their pastor, as wo un derstand they aro about doing, a Church on tho site of ilia old one, where they will heir sermons in their own language and Conumtnicatton. The greatest object that any man can propose to himself is to exult the condition of his fellow men. This can only be done by fixing deeply those practical virtues which nre the elements of all trim greatness. The four cardinal virtues are said to bo industry, frugality, intcUgencc and virtue. It would afford great pleasure to dwell upon these and point out the manner in which they lead to all that is excellent in life, and glorious iu character. But that must be omitted nt this time. Every one who has at all reflected on what constitutes the excellence of reptib lican character, knows full well that it rests chiefly on these. Without these the republic cannot long exist, but with them it may endure a glorious example of what freemen can do for themselves, their country, and the world. What 1 hail moro particularly in view was to dwell a moment on tho importance of temperance ns a means of promoting these great qualities. It is certain that they cannot exist without temperance, and hence he who desires to inculcate them must begin by promoting temperance, Intemperate mun may bu industrious by fits and stalls, but it is utterly impossible that they can bu so habitually. What we want is industry as a habit, fixed and systen atical. To obtain this in perfection all liquor must bo banished entirely Frugality has no place at all with intern perance. They aro untneonists of cacl other, lhere can tie neither pence nor time between them, but war, a war of cxter initiation Intelligence may be found anionc drunk ards and sots, but intelligence to be useful or honorable must be under the guidance and direction of virtue, nnd poor is tha virtue that is found associated with iuleni perance. A jewell may be found in a dung hill, but its splendor is worth but little until polished and set. Those who devote themselves to promote tho cause of temperance are practical patri ots, and doing more to establish the perma nent prosperity of the country than all the brawlers of politics in the land. They arc laying the deep foundation of a nation's glory. They aro doing that which partizans never do, striving to elevate the standard of excellence, and by making men moro virtu ous render them more virtuous and happy. It is creditable to any land that u society exists where such objects aro inculcated, where such high aims are cherished, and strange would it be, if honest exertions in such a cause should not succeed. But thev will succeed. Nay, they have succeeded. Men are turniniiig from the evil (hey havo done and like honest men aro struggling (o repair the mischief. They have a reward in the effects of their efforts. They will continue to have a rewaul in the increased prosperity of thoso around them, nnd better than that, in the joys ofJ.i satisfied conscience. A.B. Beat this Hect. We have in our office a genuine blood licet, not a mangel wurlzel, raised l.y John Sawtell.jr. K q. of Sidney, which weighed seven rounds when dug. Kennebec Journnl. Really, we are very much in thn prcdic- ment of the Irishman, who wrote his friends in tho old country that he actually got meat three times a week in "A mcraky!" but be- ng called to account by his employer for such an imputation on the bounties of the ta ble, excused himself by saying that ho want ed to have his story "behtved." Now, if eight pounds is something to talk about in Maine, we shall not hazard our veracity by recording tho weight of tho very largest Beet in Vermont. Suffice il to say, howev er, thay we have one now before us, of the sugar variety, raised by the Rev. Chauncey Taylor, of Winooski City, which weighed when taken Dom the ground a few days since, nineteen and a half pounds ! and that too, after being rather unjustly shorn of its fair proportions and measures 36" inch es in circtimtereitce. tight pounds, for sooth ! Why, it would just make a clover tap root for our Beet. Ho.v. EriiniAM II. Foster op Tenneises. W; find in tho Nashville papers of tha 21st nil., a letter from the thirteen opposition members of the Senate (being u majmity of that boiK) to Hon. E. II. Foster, asking his opinion on tho incisures passed at the late Extra Session of Congress, and giving him to understand that unless his answer was satisfactory, they should opposo any election to fill tliu two vacant seats in the U. S. Sen ate. Tho Nashville Whig of the 22d con tains Mr Foster's reply , and ho treats their insulting and crafty epistle in the way it de serves. It is well known that tho whigs It ivu but a bare ma jority on joint ballot in the Legislature of Tennessee, and the game ol" the opposition Senate isto prevent anelec lion of tho U. S. Senators as long as possible, in nt least one of their own paty. Hence, in order to put some sort of face upon the matter, they have hit upon the notable plan of questioning the Whig candidates as to their opinion of the leudin;; policy and meas ures of the Whig party ; coolly telling them unless theiranswers arc fully satisfactory, i. c. unless they denounce that policy, they, (the thirteen "democratic" members) cannot consent to go into an election nt pres ent ! Mr. Foster lashes this specimen of un blushing impudence without mercy. For the Free Press. Ma. KoiTOa: Permit me, through the medium of your paper, to suggist to tho young men of Hurling ton the propriety of forming a separate organization in the Temperance cause. There are many consider ations in favor of such a movement. The rising gen eration will soon come upon the stage of action in the place of their farthers, and il is important that correct sentiments be instilled into their minds while young, on this important subject. And in what way can this be belter done than by encouraging them to form societic-and lo act for themselves in ihemntter? Hut I do nut intend to argue tho point -, I only tli row out tho suggestion far tho consideration of others: hoping that a movement of this kind will be made speedily. An Old Temperance Man. A Wire worth having. Wo notice with peculiar pleasure, the recent marriage of Miss Charlott Mitrhell, of Georgia, to Win. Watting. ;on, Esq Tho lady appeared on her wedding day drcsbed entirely in silk of her own manu. facturc cap, gloves, stockings anddress.--cqual tn the best pongee. Girls do you hear that! Such a girl would bo worth moro to a young man just starting in the world, than thousand dollar form and half dozen pianos to boot, The Bardstown Gazette, of Saturday, has an account of the dinner given to Mr. Wick lifl'c, the Postmaster General, by his friends and neighbors. Mr. Wickliffe's remarks upon (he occasion were brief, but very good. The annexed extract derives interest from new, and important position in tho councils of the nation. It shall be tny purpose lo aid, if possible, to heal the divisions which now atllici and divide the ci uieils of the nnlion, to further the establishment of such mess tires as will "restorem the country a sound currency and cheap exchange," such as shall give wings t commerce and reward tomduslry. Hut, fallow citizens, wo have other difficulties of a more delicate and vilnl importance to the American people. Ourdomesiic troubles can be settled by our-selvc-, by the exercise of that enlightened! and liberal patriotism which has ever characterized Americans. We have difficulties incident to our relations with a foreign Power to adjust. At Ibis moment we are threatened with a war by Ihe most powerful nation of Ktirope. What is tha precise stateof negotiation at this time between Kn gland and America, I am not informed; and if I were, it might not be proper in nie in disclosed So far ns I can understand the subject, it does appear to me that the American Government lias assumed iho true position of justice ami national honor a position she must and will maintain. Cheers Our pohev as a nation is to cultivate reace. It is the path which conducts to prrrperity and glory, and I trust that the councils of boih nations will be in fluenced by wisdom! and, under the guidance of an nll.vvi p Providence, wu shall escape that greatest of calamities war. Vet, il that grenl, powerful, and proud nalion shall not takehtr councils from wisdom, or draw lessons from experience, hut insist upon de mands inconsisent wiih our nntinnal honor, rely upon it, gentlemen, I will, in Iho expression of rny own opinion in your councils, hut echo Ihe sen-iment of tins nntionilKnovv ni iwenimK) i ""f" war with all iia horrors, before national di.hcpor! Loud and repealed cheering. When this crisis atrivta, need I ask where will V found Kentucky! I answer for her, she will be nn ine sun- oi pur common roiir .... . m,ir. and ncatn maintaining theplnrvnn independence nf h' Unile.1 Sla c al Plaudna.l Ah and w I ere will be obi Nelson? f-he again will sen fnnh ner gallant sons, to pour nut their fife's Woo e,,r n.r ha will be on Ihe snle or our common coun try i once mure and aesin maintaining theclnryand rtii . end r.,k nor valiant sons, to pour nut their life's blood on the tattle-field. Oilier Duns nnd Murraja wiub found in her borders, lo nflcr lip ihe'r hc, a wfllinr sacrifice In tho caute of freedom. Great eheennj-J rVThe Membersof the Cabinet, wiih the Pridnt erenow reassemble I at Washinjion. T r$mT plan v. ill h pre srn'ri in !"" "'"