Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, September 15, 1843, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated September 15, 1843 Page 2
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From tha Western I ilciury Mcsscngsr. THE RIGHT OP SUFFKAOn. Nny, Sun not, nentlc roader ominous ns Ihey vniy appear to you, tno limr words winch no have ndupti'd i exponents of our sulject, shall produce an prejudicial effect upon your nervous system, if you will read on and krepc ul. Depend upon il, this shall Ml print! to He one of lliofo rfksiom of iii.Vio.snt, which you hive been uonl to timet "illi in party-political journals, MrctehiiH! their weary lengths to sJt K'tvnud drowsiness, from tin's btarliiiij. point. Untrammelled by piny discipline, uninfluenced by p.nty pnjiid.cca, tininte listed m parly successes or pji IV tiilures, ivt c in look upon l lit." stage mid bo hold lliii drama en ictinij before us, with no contrnc. 'i"J-.ll,jmfli"y'e!i rtc.-diiii, lu diitortintf iua tl.ti.it inlerveiiuu'i Wa may Ihciefjro venture to promise, lli it, in iilitil wcliaieln nllir un tltia subject, wo sli ill li n inflict n pan,' upon the iiiu&ta sensitive pirtum, ulutevir m ty bo hi pulilical sentiments. TiieMi'iject oi popul tr e-ilFmtf his for so many neesT lit r.i nlnni eo-itiliiea. beed the theme of hi many abb pens, tint In' who would attempt, at ibis ct iv. tonrovotlial nil who nro cudimcd by nature wilh a oompclcncy of inl-llinvncc, nro alike cntitlon to a loicc in lb" councils by which I hoy are rjnverncd, liiMiht tn- t bo expected to prove tint the e.ulh turns on it.q nvi.4. mid involves in lis orbit : tho moral tirnn- tisttion niav now ha consider! d tin well settled as the tihv,.ical on t no 1 it uottl I be in less su;i'-rero sto re to tro into an elaborate d.s-i-itsit'mi to prove tho nnn ilim ihn othpr. Inth'n countrv. with the ex .vptiin ofa few state-, in whoso atmospheres still linear sjine of ihn old clouds of political parti ilism na Iinulcrince, the ncht of s"ul!'t nan, witliotl msiric naimr n-nhlicttijii. is the h:rlh-rie.ht tf every mile ill?, a ot the white r.tue. Il mho richest of ad tern pirnl hh-ssimis j but it is irossly and shamefully nl.ni I. V...ii.i.li.r. ih.! inestimablo lenacy bc.Tit alli ed m by our pitibiic ftthi'i", the inheritance for which they prayed, and starved, and fought anil bled, nu I tiled, 13 cotillon l!v outr.iiieii, ticsccrnicti, 11 imp 1...1 ..,.,-. l.v tl.niMirnlct who thereby uruvo them soli es ilviicMtc, corrupt, and worthy to weir the do 'lading Ineryol political silvery aim religious in ..fl...n,.r vt,ii..n. t'i in i.r tirr-dom aiiiooR not. and fiiprayers of lb ' oppress,..! roicitos not 'boy of writer Iris m siv to un; n-.mvt. , t, t... 1....... k'i J. lb u uhthj abuses ot thy cletiie privilcg, at the cll'-els of pai ty strife ; mid ihu. to purge our systu u of popular sulTriiyo from prevailing c iriupti ins, pat ty spirit must lust be put tloivn, aim ml panics tn.rs.'d m "'!' As lorn; is wo have pap Liar eltclnns, s t bo ' iii-t-t wehave parties in onnj ili vi t) 1 io.h otlur ; for ci. n if nil i.'e'o of the satno uoiaijn nt la 111.' I'tri; an ! priiicmlrt, there would b t If. same st'ifi' ! t ,vi ' 1 ."n 1, 1 ties Ih it there i no 1 : for persjn il ch.i' a I 1 v I'ini have to "tipply the Place oi !iilivitu princip i,ai:i stin;eet nt atttclt Hut wlnitt men rem "ii m t'.iversili 1 in sentiment 111 thev tiro 110 .v. ( tud there 13 icrv littloho:iot'f niue'i mire miiiv. nil the millennium) titers Kill never bo wanting Stiflien-til tbtl'.treuce of otiinion, upon iilneh u touikt ,t claim ot prolureiiee. I tll virttio nrtsn. su prenieiu thehuman mind. till inttioiisni is no Ion cerraHeliu the Inl nice of uien'a alfoctions, by the prcpouder.itionoi's irdil self interest, and ambitious dfsiro of iintuoiiitd d slineiion, thit watehlulnes which is a leadmt' characteristic of naitv strife, will ba ihu "reatest safeguard of the people, asninst the lanacrons nabs.ijns of those in power. It will be neo- reisjry, ihen, to I nk 10 some oiher source than that nf mcrcin all patties in one, for the correction of pre vaibmrnbii-es. Coder a irovoriiment like oar?, which allows evorv individual in use his balloiat bit own fire eho;c.i di rects, without Ihu h'ave, hiudranee or priority of anv other, and in It n. 'id nl!v of everv othtr tieron. it H onlv ni'i:es iry 11 it t"h 111 '1 1 sho .1 1 bo eiill:;!ileiinl l'V"a'iirtrici't info .11 Hi Hi in the niVtus of lmici nment, tutniblo them to act intt'iheeully, and there can tuvcr be a ti iu wieu there it 11 )t sutruaent virtue in ins '-'rc.it mass of the pi oplu. In ensure a majority 01 t'leni toaei ri-i'iii,'. 11 wa y 111111 1:1 mis com liry. wliiipjst'sfsine rilit to "u-e the sull'nee billot, would use it Innettly ae 'ortlini; to thebeft Itnoivledt'o li 'ussetwj or can ob'ain, the tepu'jlie would not on v biauii e.3 loiiL'as me eartn remaiiM, ihu 1.111 nap dv laud would ciiutintia to bo tho home of political and rohanutbbeiiy, 'heavlum of ibo tipprea'el of a I nat. ri-t. nnd tiu scu.io of ilie hi jheti tlejreo ot Ii t nin hrninwi. nil lii'ina life s 1 1 ild ihroni from the All 1 1 1 1 1 c to 1 1 iu 1' ii'ifi '. and from 1 lie friiri 1 to the htirniiis -.one. T.m infinito variety, which icems to Imvebcen 11 part nf ihemand plan of tho Creator, and which iseuletit 111 every pail of the viiu' le universe, must necessarily produce asmncral, if notasexirenie, ibrpuity iu inl 'lectual as in physical beiuir. In obe dience, to tlii universal law, nature endows samo men wjth vnfctlv tnoro intellectual power linn others. It may not be denied, lliat n majority of tho active mind busied w'tili thealViirsof our government, ill control that frivcrniiicnt, and m'c the people un'fr Itrllious'i such majority ot mmJ uc possessed by a small uiajarity of 1 tic people. In our government, t'.lp numerical majority of the people nresaid to rule j and so they ostensibly do : but every one who has the, capacity to look any tltcpcr than tho nif-ro i-tirface of thin?s, will see and .tcknoiiletlito that tliis nnmeri ell majority is moved b an impulse, tho machinery of which i as mue1.: .; Mi-nerv to them a that by ilio iiToinb.'fs'iinireu'li'Jiire'Mu tlieir'fuTiciione. j'Pu rurl;r may as1., can it ho lint the'10 is s.ieh a t'tP'li irililo int.'ily)f m.u.l in lb? great majoiity of thu ppleot'tliH nation, that they cannot perceive thti hup ilso by which ibev are governed, or by which thoy ar.i 111 id j ta iv Tn t'leanilvoi ! Tno answer to ibis 1 p'slion is No. Naliuo was never more beau tiful to any penpb under heaven, in the uift of mind, than to ours 1 but there are s manv objects that on iron Iho mi'id of men, that state afl'iirsaro too much neiileelect by tbi miss of tho people i and government ii left to tho care of tint small minority, who sotk ivealt'i and distinction bv making il their study nnd their field of enlerpr't-te. Tii'-sapo-sess tho crcat mi juity of :a live min Is directed to the afTtirs of government,-and, by tl'dr mflnt nees, novern ihe nation. The pasei in for accuinulaiing weallh. which so fctronc li chaiacterises every clas uf people iu this country r's to almost amount to monomania, so absorb" the gemral mi. id, that the majority of men are with difii enlty aroused from it once in a year, to esercise their ri;htofsu!l' tje j and, luioL' unprepared to net by the ll'ht of ills, r own minds, they arc liable to bo imposed upon by a iv of the'tr be of thshoncal political prowl rtt, who nuy boa'lo.v-d to pour ia'ti their ears, on tlio eve of ;si t lection, l'ioo eati filly connid lessons r.f plaueibludl-m'i"ii: r.isne-s, which ore especially pre pared for the tii.r!we. It is'notf pi'itnps, necessary to the reneral happmes tint nil men should make ilie nrln and Reienees L'en rrally 11 part of :ln if study. There are min 's ennueh rtlwiys engaged 1:1 t', ivh'isj b'.-nt an I eapacily mj ml ml them to tbe rursuit. as to injure tin ir success, nnd sehiro to I'lenatim a 1 the advantages that can Iu derived from il. liulsneh is nr.t the rase wiiu the. science and prat nee. of iMiernmtnl. IVn man can bo too will informed on th s st.liecl ; nor should any nnn, who sel? any value upon ihcliherr.l institutions of his country, iT'oleet to aefpure n soirifiint knowl 0I0A of slnlo nliairs, to enalil" bun In txerei-e lint hi2hy iiiiiori.iiti share of original a ihorilv, 10 ivhich ,oi"a natural heir.nnd whiih Ihe consliliilion nnd Hwn uf iho e Hiniry saeetion, with that inte,lii;fnte ind r,rnitn,-pcli'it!. whi li to imporiaut n function demand, and wlucli a'ono can nfl'ird permanent ec e inly 10 tl.s I'ttj lymeol ef ihose ifjh s an 1 privileges, w'ue'n nv ihe b nst of our country, and tin fjurce 11" our 11 .inn il 1111J ir.dii.dc.il protpcrlty nnd bap pinvfs. IlJns already been tug-rested, thit tlier.xi-teneo of s."j"1,n'ul pirti.'S. i- ii"l a tiuree of so much danger to 'hogtneril tvilftie, ns il i- frcrpunllv represented lo be. by n' n of estrenie nervous tempetanient. Po hnal oari e?, in tlvr ellbrH n supercede each other l.i power, will w.ikb each nthfrvtith ih uiinost v ij-i-l'.'lic, and if on yht "! corruption or delinquency may b il scovtml In iho ibarpesi in-pector, il will not ft!' t.l b-dr iciuc I f in'i "1 b ;hl, an I lit Id tip to public l'n-e. with at b'ist 11'! Hi real dtfi unities exposetl to p ibl.'o nrrol ation. In tins there is a crcat measure ofsifviyt but 11 is s'l'ji'tt lo al uses which es rntialiy U'i"n Us beutrn ul n nil' ney. In Hie absence m un pin'nl nidi nc sof mci'iae ty, tbuel ctiou of duty, 01 n'hii9iof powe-. men f , s ot p 1 itic?, w lioaro not re-onm dbyih .e-' e,'ti?cti'nte win -b kiep nijriil on n - the I ,no 1 w iiutli, too often seize upon lliose Irii'at trtor v. t iil-ebcst men arn sub j;rtn, nnd niagui'V tin ti nil ) ilchheintericts of wan iqi strneiiy. And m tl.o al senrecf any insl eauoof eoinplr.int, pueh int 11 will nol Ih suite to fahriealeand rirrn'ate any filitbood, which for the time btiua will tend to Ihn injury of their opp'inmita. nnd nlfird tem porary aid to iheacrnniplwhiitent of their own iinme. ilir.ipiibjecls. In lint lies nil the danger thit there is to bo fearM from parly Mrifcj nnd ngiinst thit it i pc:isirj' lliat all honest men of all pirtiet should nrni themselves with that elnrity and justice, which nil not condemn n man till the character of hi sr wiserH wc'IknoMii, and l is caso has btcn fairly in Tnti,'aletl, Cnnleuiling prtkt may b safely left to puard ng.iitiFt tho machinations, and expose iho cnrrnp'ion rp I f.ls-liaojt of neh eihrr, Ihu, if mv worthy fiend, Ihtre.'t.ler, is i iiiem' er of any poluirnl patty, bl tho rm'ioti not lwloti upon him: Hit.'r your ennnot sco corruption tn your own party, lliough it slalk iiiimnslted in t pen day heforo your eyes. Kvcrv honest man, though bo bean active member ofa poli'ical patty, is bound by every obligation thai iiuiiusiyj iiunur, llior.illl) anil painoii?in cult mi upon him, to inlcrpose a prompt cheek lo every artifice of nn iinworlhv member of his puty, to procure a nomi nation toultlce, whtro piny UHcipnno ivouu sweep him into the olfii'RSOucht. nt thosima ttnio lint his uwii merits would not procure him n lilho nf the ne cessary suiirugc. it is inlintieiy lienor, in an sucn ca s a, to suli'cr temporary defeats, and let n tnoro wor thy antagonist tako Iho office. 1 on will thereby, , in m inv cases, savo vour narlv the disgrace of elevating ono who better merits a different kind nf elevation, ami secure lo yourscil I no approniuon 01 an wormy frieniU. nnil tho tunei of vour own conscience. I lia gre.il prevailing utilises mci lent id our eieeuve vatRin. b.iiu their nriinnil source in iho vicious minds of unworthy aspirants lo tdfice, who depen I upon conning intrigue and corruption, lo cheat the people out of Iheir stillrages and force themselves mlo oiiice, rather than upon honest merit an, I consequent popu larity. Pop ihi'tu ithiiset. therois no rouiebv. savo a more eenernl tlifftsion of knoiyleilee. a more elevated stand irti of inoi als. and more c.xallol sentiments of patriotism nnd self lespeet union'; the great miss tif 1111? neonit", ll ttosi nnviicgo nun tuny it 13 111 tiiai un. eleciivo billoi. The machinery of pirly, ns nt nres rnt oriT.ini-i'iL fm I no dilli'rettt O'L'anization would lit belter.) will carry into tilfice, with few exceptions nil nersmt who can obtain a n.irty iiomimt on, in t!is tricl", couutict, towns, cities mid wards m hern the party to which such nnni'iriied persons belong, have a decided majority, irrespeclivo of their individi.nl merits or tlemcnts. tin who has nnlnn onnirtunitv to witness tho work ingoflho unchmtry of piny, mi a greit sr.ile, where it lurges out logo my iiiiui u m r 1,111, .111 111 ,1 n 11 ii"st il on a sin ill scale, ivhcreevt r be tnav happen to no locite.l. II 111s onsei van 111 no coiinueu to a sin tdo ward, ho can eo how party Alderm in nro nro tlueeil. Take a ctp jn the city of H in ward -No. 7. Thero was a citizen who professed tn be n Whig, most prnhnhly because it was a i tug ward that lie lived m. lie hid been generally accounted n worthlnsa fellow, by all Ihe moral portion of the population of his ivattl) bin he hid rt number of assiciites among thoju of op n.ititc character, who considered him a little less than t hero, nn nccount of the rcekles efTronlcv with which bo brnied iboso frequent r pulses which are theuuil pcmlty ofdissilutu hibbsivheii such mtn tcrutined, al length, to wipe olfevery slain of reproach with which his immortal conduel had imbued his char aeler, not by reformation, bill by procuring himself to boeleetedin Alderman of the city. Tho "lection drew near, and tho lime camo when tha inn lunery of p irlv was In bo put in motion to t lect city nnd ward olTteert. Tho eiening was np p tinted and the hour named, when Ihe Whig rb ctors of the wartl were to metand choo-e their candiila'es. N'jiv wis bis lime. lie went to bis iiiliunle asso ciates, and secured the nccesiry moisures to insure hit irnninalion. Iirh of these cimmitniealt'd the phn conlidentially lo s ich as were sttitablu tools for tho occasion. Tickets were distributed set relary .vas enjoined every stnut fellow, who was nble for a jim ur a tow, was directed to repa r lo a certain place, w hero there was plenty of grog, at n certain hour, to be ready to make a simultaneous tush nt a given sig nal. They all assembled they nil drank freely the moment arrived the signal was given, nnd in they marched in a body, taking possession of the room where the ineeling was to be held, just ns the clock struck thopipeeificd hour. According to arrangement, the meeting was organized, and the tickets were hand ed in before the tinsiHpectod inters of the ward hid assembled. And when they did assemble, they found it impossible to m.i'.e tbeir'way to the table ivhcre tickets were received, tlnough the closely wedged crowd, who were chanting, tlh jiving and guarding according 10 previous instruction. recommend our measures, and to expose those of our political opponents 1 but they arc entitled to n fair tri al oi tneir system or policy, nnu wo win ninuo no factious opposition, nor throw any unreasonable ob stacles in their way. Above nil, wo scorn to employ any arts lo seduce, from iho path of hit duty, tho mini, iv no nas reacueti ins cicvint-u mutton, 111 mmu w, our strenuous oxottions against bun, by tha confidence which they generously reposed in his honor and fi delity." flow far tho leader of the oilier parly have conformed to this upright and stiaight fonvard course pissen anil uauy passing evenis suiiicicnny tcsiuy. They prove that the acting President, and the parly, which lias'.isstimed the namo of Democratic, without Ihe least color of title to it, aro now completely idcn tilUil, tdoscly milled, one nnd indiiisible. If, in the sequel, they should find him an inconieuient as sociate, they havo nobody but tlicmstlics to to-Pr"'"'b' i ho last war with lircat iirtiain inugin me patriot ie lesson thai, during a contest with a foreign power, it is ihn duty of all pirlies to tinilo cordially nnd to give our arms the greatest nossiblo efiect and vigor! and that any party, which io'.itts that principle, is suro lo lose tho public confidence Our cxpciicnce, in a season of neace. will. I trust, inculcate another important lesson, thnt treachery and pcrfldily nrc nl'Uc detestable al all times, nnd will ueiiioiisirnie, Klill more u oar v. that invaluab e but too olten neg lected truth, in public alfairs, that honesty is the best policy. It is nsinful even to oazonn the niclurcof ihn ad ministration of the ('enernl government which I have faithfully sketched. Il would hale been bnnny for the people of tho United Stales, if il ivcroti mere fancy piece to survey. I'ul Ibeit long, general, and intense emiinrrnssmenis nave unioriunateiv 100 se verely assured them of its actuil reality. It would h ivn bepn 11 tiniidi tnoro nereeahlo task tonietonor- trav tltn tiurilv. flisinteiesledness. honor, nrobitv and fidelity of nil in iho charge of our public concerns, the wisdom of their measures, and the consequent gener nl prosperity of thecoiintry. Hut wo now know the inline, extent nnd causes of iho public disorder-, and, what is no less important, tluir remedy. That remedy is in the hands of the people. Under other fnrnitof roierinnent. 11 hero iiiiblic snirit is 1101 en tirely crushed by arbitiury power, thcpcnplo would Ioiit fince have snilL'lil rtrlrcs3 bv violent nnd con inlsive means. It is our peculiar good fortune to have in the ballot box a remedy, wbi"li supersedes a necessity of lesotting to them, and which is quite as .m ...!,..... n, vvt 11 n-" 11. "it pin refill than tho use of the bayonet. And it affords me in expressible p'easuro to say 10 you that it is my firm Ithcf, from nil the signs of the times, and from all the causes now in operation, nnd from nil the infor mation winch I derive from cierv quarter nf the Un ion, that a great nnd glorious tlelivernnce awaits us i and that the noonlo will, in lPtt. noblv vindleme their rights, and manifest anew iheir capacity for self government, ny a iriumpn tnoro brilliant, more ileri sue, nnd, I hope, more auspicious than that nf 19)0. Thit accomplished, most of tlm views of niiblin noli. ey which you sug-rest, will I trust be enforced, nnd we snail once more behold our country honored and respected abroad, beloved and prosperous at homo, anu sieanity advancing in the pain Hist leads tosreat nets and giandeur. 1 am, with high respect, your friend nnd obedient servant, 11. uiAY ThOUfdery cirizms who assembVil according lo no- lice, wind it iinr.os-iblo to ho heard or to act in be half of the can lidites ofthtir choice, and reiired disgust. The poll was closetl, the votes were counted and iho intriguing gentleman was declared to he nom tinted by an nvcrw helming majority. Thus nineteen twentieths of tho legil voters ol tho ward iveru dial ed and tltfcated ; and although they despised tho ftl low, who had thus cheated them, they had not the moral courage to sufilragood man of opposite politics to be elected, but let tho machinery nf pirly sweep him into office, ivhere, instead nf I eingevalted in pub lic emulation by tho office he had ro1 bed from the people, be sunk iho office to his on n base level, as is the inevitable consequence in such cis. This, to be sure, is a mere fancy picturo ; but who is there who has not seen its exact liekness in leil life? fio upward and onward, from grade to grade, ami from degree to degree, nnd this machinery ''ou'di nf more complicated and ingenious il-v",ce, will be fou'.ttl iii operation, to elcvaltins "'.worthy candidatit to of fiees oriasily mor importance to thoso who Hre cheated by it. There is virtuous mind enough in the niit'jn. to prevent Ihess abuse, if it could he aroucd into action. Let nil worthy citizens sound the nlarm. and awake the peopln to a due appreciation of the wrongs they thus mffcr. c. LETT Ell FROM HENRY CLAY. Tho fnUowini! inniilv unci I'lnntmht letter from Iinnrv Clnv ivns ntltlrcsscd to 1 lies Clianibrriliiinr Clav Plnli in nntwfr lo n coniimitiioatlon ivntit'stiiiL' Ins otiinion unoii llic condition and prospects of lliti country. Ashland, 2jih July, 1313. GeMTLEMEN ! I have ihn honor tn .1 ek nnivlmtorn the receipt of tho communication which in behalf of the C lay Club of Chnnibersbttrz, you addressed to me, informing me of the organization of that associ ation, and of its determination to co-operate wiih similar institutions, and our Whig fe'low citizens generally, in disseminating and establishing sound principles of government in the United States. You nro also pleased, gentlemen, nt ihe instance of the club, to request my acquiescence in the latious nom inations which have been made of me fur theofTicc of chief magistrate of the United Stales. 1 hope ihe success of the exertions of the club, in iho progaiinii and establishment of correct principles, may be coin mensuralu with its laudable nn I p itrioiie aims. And I tender it my cordial ihan s and grateful acknowl edgments for the friendly sentiments nnd wishes which i: entertains townres myself. I am infinitely o' liged in in y fi-llow citizens for the numerous testi monks of th-ir confi lence and attachment, in mini efslin Iheir ilc-iro that I should fi ! the Inchest office iu their gift i and whatever may bo lliti final irsidt, my heart will ever be aniinait'd by feelings nf tli liveliest gratitude. Tho lime has not vet nriiied. t think, when I oueht lo decide whether Ishnllgitc my consent or not to tie uo c: mv name ns a can dnlitefor ihe office nf Presilent nf iho United Stalest When it tb Ct I slnll rivo In all ihn i-oliti!,..-.li.ms ivhich should Influence my judgment full weight, and, union;: them, ihe frienlly wishes of the Clay Club t.f l enneur wnli you, gentlemen, generally, in the rctrnspo' t wliMi you Invo presented "f the ndminis nation ef public nllairs, during late year?, nh;) in ihe measures of pj'icy which nughl to guide it. ii V.e are not utterly deceived in iho theory of fsie gnvein merit, tho people of the United .St.res ought all along lo hue been and should now be, the happiest anil most prosperous people upon the earth , but our con dition his been, nnd continues to be far otherwise. It is inipo-siblo to ooiiieuiplitH the .idminislrniic.n of the (i.ivernnient, during nearly lite lest lifteen years, without feelings of ilu deepest regret and bitterest mirtificition, Tint long period hat I een marked by relentless proxciipiiou, similar iu spirit, if not atten ded with tho same efl'i-inn of blood, ns that which is recorded in Itom in history to have been perpetroted by Marwsand Syllaj by rrcklet experimentt nnd iho tiicrthrow of valuable insiiintions : by the de struction nf the best curienevin the ivotld, nnd enn teqiient deiangement in all iho h lainess of society; by extensieand scandalous peeuhi,nnan the p-trt of public fnncnomrietj by extravagant and ppofligate expendituro of the public money ; by attempts to subvert ihu long-cherished nolicvof ihn f-mnilri. il n. lor which it had eminently nourished nnd prospered; ny relaxation in the respect and authority due lo ihe law and ("niistituiion : by wide-i-pread nnd alarming .lemiiriil zitioni by n fearful grow ill ..nd corrupt use it tne iio.verol the i.xecutnu branch ol the Govern- iii-nti and, finally, by n tlegrco of perfidy iu Iho bead of that I ranch, of which' no equal example can be foiiu I in this or anv other countrv in ihla nr ...... other nge. At the conimeneement of the ttdininisirn. lion of tho present neling Chief .Magistrate, tho lead ers of our political opponents, with a few honornblo exceptions, assiduously courted and caressed him; Haltering and praising him for bis violation nf ib just expeclaiionsnf a confiding people. They march. i-u tip, in nuiiu uutitiiitr, arm iu arm, a long renn vivnmi .lienue, tn tne rresidenml .Hanson, to thank and congratulate him for exercisiinr n ltovnl prerogitive to defeat tho wishes and hopej of jho peo ple.. M.n, under ihu abused name of Deinoor.it, loudly rxulled in iho failure nf n measure il-mnrwl.il by the urgent wants nnd voice, and essential to the promotion oi tne interests, til llio. po )ple, c.xulleil in iho perverse nnd corrupt mil of one man, overruling tho will of a largo majority of Ilia miinn! In the dispensations ot an All wise rronilBneo, retributive inttice U sure to como sooner nr liter. The nciim Prci lent, t-o much wooed by political lenders in the negmnuir; oi ins niiinimstr.iiion, now, ns lln end np pmachrs, in Ins lurn, and veiy much tn their annoy, nnee. exercises all his blandishments tinon their nnr. ly. Nnr is iheir danger or regret diminished by tho fact, that, while Iheir instruments of seduction were honeyed words, nw are the lucrative otiiscs of Gov crnmenl. The great political event of 1910, hsd nn object far inorp elevalrd nnil important ih in lliat of a mern change in the high funciionaries of tho Nation. It was to bring nhoittn radical improvement in publio pol'cv. And what, nfler that event, w us Ihe manly libeial, and patriotic enurso which the defeateil party should havo pursued 1 It wis nhavo theerfully ac quiesced in tno will nf the People, proclaimed bv nn mifximnlel and overwhclminir maturity. Thev should bvn snidt "The peonlo disapprove of our syttrin. They require a sound currency of uniform value. They art) onnosttl tl tho Stih-Trnsnrv They demnnd a tlislrihution tif tho proceeds or Iho of Cliristianily. I questioned him as to tno virion, Mid asked if it was not some imaginary ivorliinu; of llio brain. Ho said, "No, It was a reality" and, to prove Ibis, ho showed mo a letter which liu had written from Ins siclc chamber, addressed to a bosmn friend in Virpinin, in which lie cave a circumstantial detail of tils " conversion." In this letter, lio even gavo tho very words which ucro uttered in Ins ear by his Invisible moni tor 1 " This letter," continued lie, "contains noth ing but the truth, strange as it may appear to von : and it would make mo miserable to doubt itl" Ho uttered tins last sentence with so much fervor, I did not, by either word or look, givo liim reason to suppose that I doubted tho narrative; fori hold that a jittlo nuperstition is vastly better than oven an inkling of infidel ity ! ItANDot.rit's rtEritooF or an Atheist. Rhort.y alter his recovery from sickness, In 1810. lie was dining at the houso of a distingu ished politician, with a large and mixed compa ny. Amongst them, to use his own words, " was a hoary.he.ided debauchee, whoso vices had completely shattered his constitution, whose days seemed to bo numbered ; and yet, sir, lie had the audacity to call in question tho exis tonco of the Deity; presuming, I suppose, that there were many kindred spirits there. 1 hap. pened to sit directly opposite to him, and felt so distiuslcd at his impiety, I could not avoid say- ing, 'I think, sir, you might better have been silent on that subject; for, judninir from on. pearances, ynu will have, in a short time, ocular jrnrif of tho jmwer of that God, whose exisitnct ynu now so boldly question ! Yon can afford to waif, sir, for tho fow remaining days of your life, and, in common courtesy, should not shock the fcolings of others by the'exhtbition of your blasphemy I' I Iu turned pale with anger, ant! even trembled, but made no rejnindsr, and the company euuti oftor pepsratod. Wo met more than once subsequently, but I nevor renewed our acquaintance. Whether his courage 'brav ed death,' I cannot inform you." FRIDAY MORNING, SEPT. 15,1843 JOHN RANDOLPH. From a continuation of the recollections of John Randolph, furnished for the New Mirror, by an Irishman, (who has moro than even his share of the pleasant way of telling a story, so common among his countrymen, we quote tho following anecdotes : Randolph's dislike or Nr.w England.- observed, one morning, that Mr. Randolph was examining a very large box ol books, contain inrr enont'h to keen him busv rnadim ilnrin-r a voyage round the world. I asked him why Tie Senate will stand 21 Wings lo 9 Locoi. THE ELECTION. Tho following returns indicate tho result of- the late election. The popular vote is not so large by several thousand as it was last year. Threo thousand Whig voters in Windsor and Orango Counties have neg lectcd to go to tho polls. In Caledonia county, also, our friends have been in a most profound snooze. In fact, out of this Congressional District, tlio Whig strcngtl; lias nut beon brought out in any part of llie State. As it is however, wo liavo given tho Loco Focos a terrible drubhin". Tho mm nirtiinn-l Wsleh ev v one v. lin attempt 'iio in- fliistie.1 v.iu iii ihe exere.iu of V'nir right nf niflrane, whi-ilier lit.nr.ir.".slobtt t f vnnr own. or of nutvjnnUi political fcith. Whrn a man eonits to you to influence on lo net in cnnrutmliy to tits nouons.-i ngui, expo rlirney nr pittiopun. instead nf your own, mark v,!.n .!!. If ho is a liiend. ynu nro nt-nuaintcl with him. nu I en farm an opini.ni whether ho Is lu.llr rinit ri..,1 to liideo for voursell, or ivbeth er lin liny mil hive some pifjudiee or irtlerisl which t raienlateU lo I' til null ii-ot-iy. -; .' M... t 1,. I mi.i rstrav i so. II he It only nnr r.UII.. 1..., , n elr.m.er til VOU. Vftll liaVO a COO 1 s-ntlta for 'considering Idol tn impertinent fellow, for m?inmiirli more hit ivy hi I e thill vou, as to .iu i.f,i ...nr own iuHement. nnd Mil vour eT, inn miner of si much importance, under tho -..,i. r I., Vn1r vn p own i'liI'Miient In even tint of vour brn'i funil, unV"t vou Vnnw that he it tmt nnl mnehwter thin vuii nte, but enliiely free frn--l tb bint of prejUiee or interest. c,lr both , silesof llio public lands among all iho States. They jules of every pilill'al q'ies'ion;nnd nlthouch yttiir jiit upon an honest an I economical administration i'tdiiidiililv I e merged in .1 pirlv. sun r not party uis- nf their ptibiic atliirs. Tbev are opposed In iho en unlint rdto fetter vour inmd. ibst von can no longer rroacliinenls of tho Ilxecuiivn tlepnrtnicnt. nnd re- rl.tn-fn ft fg'it ir'rn w-ron.r, jn-.' o i i. . uire uiiy ii-iioiiiu n mo n power. snai t.j i,-. . li.,. 1 .tta.til.ivlrf.ni tmtv'r.-rii'l ors-b'-nl inu. ihal vou ronnnoo, by free ri"ieusion and fiir arguments, lo ' cr s,llfc l,e ha b'-en a firm ''Cter Itl the truths , had broii"ht so many with him " I want to have thom b.mud in Knglam', sir," replied he. "Oountl in England," exclaimed I, laughing, " why did you not 8ond them to New York or B-ton, where you can get thotri done c!:imd or!" v ' ll'liat, eir," repll.co lie. sharply; "patron, ize sumo of our ankee taskmasters those pa. triottc re'itry nho have caused such a heavy dii'.y to be imposed upon foreign books ! Nev- or, sir ; never! I will neither wear what they mike, nor eat what they raise, so long as my tobacco crop will enable me to get supplies from old England ; and I shall employ John null to'.'bind my books until the tinio arrives when they can b) properly done south nf Ma son and Dixon's line!" The next day being Friday, we had cod-fish for dinner after the soup. " Mr. Randolph," said the captain, " let ino help ynu lo fish." " Nn, sir ; it comes from Nuiv England !" was .l.k. GV. 1 1 was very much amused with' the cxtenfof Ins sectional prejudices. Sometime.- hn would condemn all the Northern people en masse: but at other times, forgetting his antipathies, he would unconsciously praise some Northern man, whom h. had known and esteemed. He used on such occasions, however, to wind up his enlngium thus : " Mr is the cleverest man I knoiv,nor.& nf tho Potomac !" Thit was always the sav ing clause, and his conscience seemed relieved when liu uttered it. Tho supremacy of Vir ginia being thus retained, he could then afford to be generous to the great men of the .Yorth. Ills CONVERSATION WITH A Yor.KSIIIRCMAN. One of our Yorkshire p.fsengcrs uai a plain milter tif fact unit, a cloth inniufjcturer, who was thoroughly versed in all tho mysteries of his calling, but who cared neither for literature, metaphysics, nor politics, savo and except that he was a gootl lory by inheriteiico. Uis man. tiers were so unpretending, Mr. Rindolpli sought occasions to converse with him, and he entered into all the uiinulite of his business, just as if bo had some inkling himself after the woolen trado. One day I was pretending to read, out was actually listening to the conver sation which pisred between these two, and I was quite amused by tho animation with ii hich Randolph carried tin the conversation. I should mention here, that Randolph's English ances. tors ucro from Yorkshire, and lie was giving tiiirl pi'r of information to Mr. D. for the first time. Ho the;, exclaimed, in a familiar, onto. neal style I' Well, sir, I say the 'West Riding' forever ! being Yorkshire on one side. I go tho York, shiro weavers agiinsttha world. TVi bo suro, sir, your poor operatives aro not half to well tiff as our Virginia slices ; but they aro ic.iiVf, sir, aivl bonce your p'tihnlhrnpists tin not feel bound in cnriRctonro lo Inol: into their misery ; hut that's oWr affair, not mine, sir. So long as John Hull is willing to work for us, and take our cotton anil tobacro in payment, I'm for giving him a monopoly of all the 'eiils of the sjscm. 1 uiivor want to eo our hoys and girls, much less our men, turned into 'spiiining-jonines' mere midlines, sir, mere midlines; No, sir; evorv nation to its taste. England chooses the work, shop ; America ausht to nrolor ihe onen fluids and agricultural pursuits; and there should be no jealousy about tho mero question of ox change. This 'modern balance of trade.' sir. in puzzling tho brains of all our would-be statesmen. When I was a boy. .sir. tho denart- uro of a ' London trader' fas we used to call tho ship) from Virginia was' an aflair of no small coiibequejicc to tho community equal to a presidential election now-a.dajv. In my ruth, er's family, sir, tho whole household was call- ed together; first mv mother ( God bless her ! put down aitstot tno article shu wanted from London: next, the children, according to their ages ; then the overseer, and finally tho do. inestic slaves ; our mammy at the head of them down to tne young ones who lived about the house not a singlo individual was omitted, sir. T'ton, after tho ship was gpnc, the weeks and days, and finally tho hour?, woro counted until sho returned, and tho joyful signal of bet arrival iu James river was celebrated as a jubi lee, sir. Iu those days, how often have I called England 'my counln,' when tho rumors of war and separation moved mo not. Hut now, sir, our Egyptian taskmasters only wish to loavo us tho rsailliclions nf past limes, and they insist upon our purchasing their vile, tlomowR Hltills : hut it won't do, sir ; no wooden nutmegs' lor old Virginia. No, sir ; ice Virginiam hold fast to the ' West Riding,' sir, and will still trust to your looms for our domestic supplies, sir," Randolph's Conversion. In tho course of conversation, bo told mo that, in early life, ho had been influenced by tl.o infidelity which prcvaueu a noug many oi llio leading pohti cians in Washington ; an(J ua bfcruticism COn tiliued, with occasional doubtiugs. un to 1810. In that year, ho said, during a severe fit of sickness, tie nan a rcmariiatiio vision, which completely dispelled tho delusion under which lie Ind previously surrendered ins Milli, andev Last year it was 1G to 14 -showing a Whig gain of ten in our majority in that body. In tlm Houso tho whig strength is 120 to 90 Loco Fucos, so far ns heard from. The remaining towns will not cliango the result. Our majority will not bo less than forty in joint ballot. Last year it was but thirty- one. This result is much more favorable than wo anticipated from the general apa thy our friends on the east sido of the moun tain. Tho voto for Governor, so far as we havo returns, is. as follow: John Mullocks '- 21778. Daniel Kollopg- 18807. Chas. K. Williams. 3249. Majority against Kollogg C220! If the Loco Fucos uro not satisfied with tin- fl iggpll-rtion iliey havo got tins year, let llicni try it again in 1844. CHITTENDEN COUNTV. TOWN F.ErRESENTAT!VjS. Bolton, Joshua Jewell. Jr., I Burlington, II. U. Stacy, w Chtrlutte, Burke Leavenworth, w t'olchesier, J. E. Rhodes, 1 Es. x, II. II. Wead, I llinesburrjh, J. S. Patrick, if Huntington, S. Ambler, w Jericho, Albert I.ee, w Millon, A. O. Whittemore, w Richmond, S. Douglass, 1 .Shelburne, Ira Andrews, w St, George, Silas Ishani, vr Underbill, Jnhn Plory, I Westford, Noah Tyler, I Wtlliston, no choice. VOTES FOR GOVERNOR. nedton, Hui line, ton, Charlotte, Colchester, Essex, llmesliurch, Huntington, Jericho, Milton, Richmond, Shelburne, r-t. Ucore, TT.-vlpriiiii. Westford, Williston, FRANKLIN COUNTY. iXikersfield, H. F. R-righam, I llurkshire, Henry Fnlleti, 1 Enosbiirgb, llennet Eilon, w .Fairfuv, James Limed, w Fairfield, I. Slierwot.il, I Fletcher, Jos. Ellsworth, I Franklin, I'hilip S. Gates, I Georgia, Solomon Bliss, w Ilighgatc, Luther Meigs, I .Montgomery, Jnnhua Claps, w Richford, J. niuisdell, 1 Sheldon, E. Goodscll, w St. Albans, John Gates, tr Swanton, John JQarney, w Mattocks. Kcllofg. 1S43. 1612 g W CO J XA 'fl ? S - 3. S S- 3- 3' f 13 84 7 70 399 354 11 376 343 4 150 42 22 153 46 8 112 155 100 162 1 118 205 118 217 2 142 63 55 162 79 23 114 77 7 117 86 191 143 10 180 141 2 216 143 1 182 143 7 109 118 3 77 141 122 69 113 63 24 1 2 23 4 KG 1G7 4 67 ISO 2 109 ?? 53 119 94 31 93 124 55 1 W 2001 1828 227 1935 J932 62 Bakersfield, Berkshire, F.noiburgh, Fairfax, Fairfield, Fletcher, Franklin, (corgis, IlighgAle, Montgomery, Ilichford, Swanton, Sheldon, St. Albans, 62 129 190 203 157 71 113 191 160 75 64 162 139 313 lDoT 60 142 79 172 229 105 122 68 195 27 81 144 121 200 1763 Scat. ' 53 11 16 11 2 1 16 6 25 11 26 131 ADDISON. Addison, Jonas N. Smith, w Bridpnrt, Joel Rice, v Bristol, T. Gagc.l Cornwall, A. Foote. w Fcrrisburgb, N. L Keese, w Goshen, Rufiis Tawle, w Granville, A.G.Allen, I Hancock, W. Barnes, w Lincoln, Wm. W. Pope, w Leircsler, J, G. l'erry, w Middlebury, Jos. Warner, w Monktnn, Nathan Smith, I ab. N. Haven, Oliver Smith, w l'anton, G. Spencer, w Rinton, Sam'l Hondrick, w Salisbury, Sumner l!riggi v Sliorchatn, Kent Wrjght, w Starlisboro', A.S. Hawkins, 1 ab. Vorgennes, Geo. W. Grandy, w Waltham, N. Griswold, I Wcybridge, I'hilo Jewell, I Whiting. S. T. Walktr, w .Addison, 102 14 20 Hridport, 199 43 Bristol, 75 63 71 Cornwall, 111 9 27 Ferrisburgb, 83 t 31 54 Goshen, 61 8 16 Granville, Hancock, 42 41 Leicester, 110 15 Lincoln, 47 36 29 Middlebury, 277 222 4 Monktun, 33 76 CO New Haven, 165 44 2S Panlon, 60 19 U Itipton, B9 10 Sali.bury, 105 39 Shorcham, 200 37 1 Starksboro', 80 62 61 Vcrgcnnes, 83 60 51 Wevbridge 61 33 31 Whitiiir, 70 29 5 Waltham, 9 IS 20 20GO 833 603 WASHINGTON. Barre, David D. Wing. I Berlin, Osman Dewey, vr Calais, Charles Dudley, 1 Duxbury, J. Toll, 1 Fayston, J C. Griggs, 1 Marshficld, Ira Smith, Jr., 1 Middlesex, Horace Holdcn, w Montpclicr, Addison Peck, 1 Moretowu, Micah H. Taplin, I Mnnrno, Ira M'Lond, I Northfield, D. W. Hadley, I Plainlielil, Ezra P. Kidder, 1 Rtnbury, Allen Spalding, 1 Waitsfield, none Warren, Thomas Sargent, w Worcester, Moses Folsnm, 1 tb. Watcrbury, S. Douglass, 1 llsrre, Berlin, Calais, Duxbury, Kayslon, Marshfteld, Middlesex, Montpelier, Morelotvn, Monroe, Northfield, Plainfield, Ruxburv, Wniufield, Warren, Waterburj, Worceiler, RUTLAND. Brandon, no choice, Benson, John Dickerson, w Castleton, O. R. Harris, w Clarcnden, Briggp, w Chittenden, Dan B. Bogue, vr Danby, Bucklin, 1 Fairhaven, Kidder, w Hubbardton, Barber, vr Ira, Mar.i'i, w Middlphiivn, C. B. Harrington. 1 Mount Hnllev, John Crmvlev, w Mount Tabor,' R. II. F. Htll.'l Mendon, Houghton, w Orwell, Absalom Fuller, w Poultney, Neal, w Pawlet," Marks, 1 Pitlsfield, Matthews, w Pittiford, S. II. Kellogg, w Rutland, L. Daniels, w Sudbury, S. II. Goodrich, vr Sherburne, S. W. Adams, I Shrewsbury, Mathewgon, 1 Tinmnuth, John Cobb, w Wallingford, J. Fox, w Wells, John Burden, w West Haven, Win. H. Green, vr LAMOILLE. Belvidere, none Cambridge, Joseph B. Morgan, 1 Etlen, Eli Hinds, w Elmore, Town, 1 Hydepark, Leyi Egerton, I Johnson, none Mansfield, Almon Luce, 1 Morristown, Moses Terrell, 1 ab. Sterling, none Stow, Zebina W. Bennct.l Waterville, wab. Wolcott, none Belv'dere. I aiubridge, Fden, Elmore, Hydepnrk, Johnson, Mansfield, Morristown, Sterling, Stow, Waterville, Wolcott, GRAND ISLE. Alburgh, W. A. Lidue, w Gr. Isle, B. Griffith, w Isle LiMott, E. A. Hokum, 1 Hern, John Martin, w g. Herts I. Hall, w Albumh, S9 Grondlsle, Isle La Motte. 20 North Hero, 62 40 South Hero, 50 31 65 27 192 ORANGE. Braintree, Ira Kidder, 1 Brookfield, no choice, Hr.idn.rd, Geo. P. Baldwin, 1 Chelsei, I,. B. Vilas, I Corinth, Reuben Page, Jr., 1 Fairlee, J. McLane, I Newbury, S. Stevens, Jr., 1 Orange, Timothy Hancock, w Randolph, no choice, Stratford, Wm- Sanborn. 1 Thetfnrd, xy Topsham, Blake, I Tunbridge, E. Foster, w Vershire, Jacob Church, I Washington, J. Emery, tv West Eairlee, nnno Williamstnurti. Aaa ITnurj, 1 urainiree, Bradford, lltookficld, Lhrlsea, Corinth, Fnirlee, Newbury, Oranse, Randolph, Strafford, Thelford, Topsham, Tunbridge, Vershire, Washington, West Fairlee, Williamslown, BENNINGTON. Arlington, Samuel Buck, iv Bennington, Calvin Gilson, tv Dorset, W. S. ilfartindale, I tb, Glastenbury, none Landgrove, Gideon Davis, vr Manchester, none Pownal, W. R. Blanchard, w Peru, Lyon, w Readsboro', Rupert. Harwood, w Sandgate, nono Shaft'sbury, David G. Cole, I Stamford, Sunderland, M'Laughlin, 1 Wlnhall, Williams, w Woodford, Win. Park, w IU 247 1 159 150 6 31 210 10 69 63 6 73 7 82 127 12 134 121 6 243 404 26 48 125 16 10 132 13 182 18S 19 41 10J 22 84 91 6 86 81 13 120 53 24 132 201 4 54 65 14 1597 2427 l06 Brandon, 154 123 89 Benson, 136 83 Clarendon, 167 83 7 Chittenden, Castleton, 220 115 9 Danby, 110 120 6 Fairhaven, 31 mj. Ilubbardton, Ira, 53 22 I Mendon, 51 49 2 Middlelottn, Mount Holly, 199 15 I Touni Tabor, Orwell, Pawler, 178 165 8 Piltsfield, 65 21 17 Pitt-ford, 130 111 24 Poultney, 239 23 2G Rutland, 323 E0 47 .Sherburne, 36 54 4 Shrewsbury, Sudbury, 49 80 Tinuiou'ih, 121 13 15 Wallingford, 123 109 33 Wells, 3 66 8 West Haven, 25 maj. 2507 1346 "296 85 151 49 33 47 30 37 133 10 67 91 73 65 135 60 12 8 3 33 144 76 330 710 "303 93 112 8 161 186 10 113 87 83 145 253 29 46 64 7 240 267 13 102 Ul 8 807 199 Ul 167 248 51 72 233 10 89 134 27 121 123 33 1555 2031 "395 Arlington. Bennington, Dorset, Glaatcnburgh, Landgrove, Manchester, Poivnal, Peru, Readsboro', Rupert, Sandgate, Scarsliurgh, Shnftsbury, Stamford, Sunderland, Winhall, Woodford, 117 moj. 332 120 36 166 156 27 moj. 116 350 131 26 159 191 34 63 1207 44 87 maj. 74 41 1T03 23 27 22 2 10 8-1 WINDHAM. Athen?, none Brattleboro', Liyfayette Clark, vv Brnokline, II. Eastman, w ab. Dover, Fayette Perry, 1 Duininerston, Reuben Smeed, w Grafton, Wm. Whitcomb, w Guilford, Elihu Field, w Halifax, Benj. Woodward, 1 Jamaica, Howard, 1 Londonderry, Ezra Dodge, w Marlboro', none Newfane, Otis Warren, 1 Putney, Joseph V. Radway, vr Rockingham, none Somerset, Ephraim Rice, I Stratton, David Rice, 1 Townshead, Nathan Fisher, rr Vernon, Jarvis F. Burrows, 1 Wardsboro', Lyman Johnson, w Westminster, Ira Goodhue, iv Whitiiigham, Harvey Brown, 1 fXTlio result of llio election for Membr of Congress in this district is ns follows': Mnrslt. Smith. Scat. Chittenden Co. 2017. 1807. 217. Franklin " 19-17. 1714. 171. Grand Islo " 270. 170. 6. Addison, in part 1950. 743. 510. G179. .r)3fi2. 4468. 891. 894. Emery, w Windham. Athens, Brallleboro', Brookline, Dover, Dummcriton, Grafton, Guilford, Halifax, Jamaica, Londonderry, Marlboro', Newfane, Putney, Rockingham, Sonict-et, Straiten, Townsend, Vernon, Wardsboro', Westminster, Whitingham, Wilmington, Windham, ORLEANS. Barton, Benjamin Smith, w Brownington, Gilman Esty, iv Charleston, Amos Perlin, w (gain) Craftsbury, none iv last year, Derby, Abel IFilder w gain Glover, A P Bean, 1 lost Greensboro', Jabez Pinney, I Holland, Jason Hininan, w gain Irasburgh, Alex. Jameson, w Jay, B. Sanborn, 1 Lowell, U'. S. Flint, 1 Morgan, Cearles Cutnmings, vr Orleans, Thomas Guild, w Satem. none, w last year. Troy, none, loco last year. Westfield, J. Hodgkins, I 303 120 49 25 33 8 139 74 2 109 76 6 163 90 10 118 9. 23 9J 80 m 174 4 171 90 5 247 199 23 6 26 5 39 29 127 71 35 43 74 9 112 99 17 21 maj. 131 137 7 69 103 61 94 33 14 2131 1621 273 Majority for Marsh, 817. 53G2. HON. HORACE EVERETT. Our readers will perceive, by referring td tho list of members elect of our next Gener al Assembly ,that llio Hon. HottAct! Everett is relumed from (ho town of Windsor. This is parlictilaily gratifying to us ns wt have no doubt it will bo to our political friends throughout tlio State. For the last fourteen ycnrs,ns our readers well recoiled, Mr. Evi:iiF.TT has been ;i member of tha lower House of Congress, and, by his faith ful devotion to the interests of his constitu ents and tho State, by his conspicuous abili ties in debate, and the accuracy of his infor mation on every subject which lie undertook' to discuss, ns well as by the moderation and courtesy with which ho treated his political opponents, nnd by the unsullied purity of his life, ho had acquired an influence in that body, towards the closo of his congressional career, which is seldom enjoyed by any ono of its members. Wo havo often heard Mr. Eveuctt named, by citizens of other states, as ono of tho safest and most useful mem-' bers of ihu House, nnd it should bo a subject" of just pride to Vermont that sho has fur nished a representative who has comman ded, in such an eminent degree, tho respect and codfnlence of his countrymen. During tho Tariff discussion of 1842, while tho" leading Loco Foco members from New York, Pennsylvania, and Virgtnni were do ing all in their power to sacrif.so tho inter ests of the Wool-gi oner, Mr. Evehett wat one of their most conspicuous and able de fenders. Wo wen! nn eye witness to his faithful services on that occasion. Wo saw him will) pridu and pleasure standing tip; at tlio head of our delegation, to repel the fran tic assaults of the Loco Fucos upon the in terests of tlio producing classes. Our col umns nt the time boro abundant testimony to tho zenl and efficiency of his labors, and it is gratifying to us to have another opportu nity to express our sense of their valuo and importance. Rarton. Brownington, Derby, Glover, Orleans, Troy, Westfield, 103 79 166 85 11 102 81 29 83 31 135 115 36 23 60 60 559 . 7 21 1 8 14 657 559 63 WINDSOR. Andover, Solomon Howard, w Baltimore, P. C. Robintiin, w Barnard, Clrirles Wulctilt, 1 Bethel, noun (w. last year.) Bridguw.itcr, Ovid Thompson, w Cavendish, Win. Smith, w Chester, Hugh II. Henry, I H-irtford, Sliubat-I Russ, w Hartland, D inii-1 Denison, vr Ludlow, Benj. Billings, w Norwich, Ira Davis, 1 Plymouth, Muses Pollard, w Poiiifret, Gardner Winslow, w Reading, John Wheeler, w Rochester, T. B. Martin, w Royalton, J. L. Bowman, vr Sharon, R. D. Lathrop, I Springfield, Harlow, v Slockbridge, J. R. Forresl, I Weathersfield, A.Tultle, w Weston, Solon Richardson, w Windsor, Horace Evrri'tl, w Andover, Itiltimorc, Barnard, Belbel, Bridgewater, Cavendish, Chester, Hartford, Hartland, Ludlow, Norwich, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading1, Roches'er, Rovalton, Sharon. SprinsfieM, Siockbridso, Weathersfield, Wcslon, Windsor, Woodstock, ESSEX. Coneorf-j Dt Hthhard Jr., w Concord, 123 64 CALEDONIA. Barnot, Win Lackie, w Burke, Ebonezer Darling, w Cabot, Caleb Fisher, w (gain) Diiunville. Asa Morrill, I Groton, Hugh Dunn, w Hardwick, A II Goodrich, 1 Kirby, A. W. Burroughs, w Lyndon, B Sanborn, I Newark, James Doxlcr, w Peacham, E C Chamberlain, w Ryegale, Robert Whitelaw, w Shoffiold, J P lngalls, I St. Johusbury, John Bacon, w Sutton, David Griffnn, I Wulden, Nathaniel Perkins, I Wuterfiird, Roynl Ross, w Rarnet, Burke, Cabot, Danville, Groton, Hardwick, Lyndon, Newark, Peacham, Hycaate, Hhfffield, St. Johnibuty, Sutton, Walden, Wateiford, Wheeloek, 60 45 19 27 t 192 225 ' 122 113 43 179 96 2 192 21 21 152 255 44 20 j 133 12 233 166 3 129 23 59 103 182 55 121 62 10 190 100 139 83 3 107 30 99 145 70 61 103 122 17 274 123 31 69 103 43 203 50 23 113 44 11 290 170 1 433 142 9 3320 2380 "571 156 U6 123 63 83 179 39 151 256 16 91 60 4 61 123 41 123 167 6 43 33 127 116 1 91 99 36 ' 92 . 189 - 133 41 134 34 114 27 149 74 23 114 1532 1831 31 QJFtrtn. Tho dwelling house of Hon William A. Griswold was discovered to bo on fire about ten o'clock on nionday evening last. Hut by tho prompt interferanco of tho Boxer Engine Company, llio flames wero speedily extinguished. Tins Engine has been particularly successful 111 protecting our buildings from lire since its purchase last summer. At tlio time Howards Hotel took fire,it unquestionably saved property to tnoro than ten fold its value. The building was old and dry, nnd, at tho time of the fire, tho wind was blowing strongly from the South? west, so that tho entire block, from ihe Bank on St. Paul street, to I'.ugar tfc Arthur's on Chin cli slrec', miis in tin- most imminent danger. But though the flaincs had broken through tho roof antl iveiti raging with great fury at the time the Boxer came up, they wero completely extinguished, lilterally drownrd out, in fifteen minutes time, by the immense torrents of water poured on them by this poweiful Engine. It is certainly tho most successful " fire quencher" we havo over seen. It was constructed by W. C.. Huntieman & Co. of Boston Mass.cn a new principle, nnd it certainly works with admir able ease, efficiency, and power. 07 George P. Marsh and Solomon Foot aro ascertained to bo elected lo Congress by majorities 01 irom eight hundred lo a thou sana eacn. Judge ColMmer lacks about w !ol election, nod Mr. Dilling ,ham ts still in doubt. (nTPltorCSSOIl ANUl!GW3 Coxceht. - Mr. Axdiiews and his daughters from Troy N. Y. gavo two concerts in this place on Monday and Tuesday evenings of litis week. They were both well attended, andtll who were present wero charmed with iho un surpassed excellence of the performances. Wo were intending to writo a more exten ded notice of them but haveboon antici pated by the author of tlio following Communication. Mn. Editor : On Monday and Tuesday evenings last, we attended with ihu greatest pleasure, two concerts given in this town by Mr. J. C. Andrews, and his daughters, th Misses Juno A. and Harriet S. Aud.rews, of Troy, N. V, Wo claim Mr. Editor to have somo littla knowledgo of Music, having as wo believe. learnt otir 'ganimet mid our alphabet on tho same day!! Also, having had at various times, the good fortune to hear tho first ar tists, that wiihin (ho last fow years have graced our country by'their presence,weCon--slder "ourselves in some measuro competent pass ota opinion as lo tho merits of the An drews', which may go with thoso who heard lliein for what it is worth. To begin then with Mr. Androws. His violin fairly, completely, rivetted our atten tion lu tho music, and had Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, been at our sido in all her histor ic charms, ready fur one moments attention to bestow them upon us, wo could not have granted it! His performance upon a single string, of ono of Signor Nagel's pieces, wa remarkably fine, nnd in another, his harmo nics were, what is rarely llio caso, perfectly clear and true. Of course flaicrv llntT la not our object, and wo can only say to Mr. Andrews, go on until you rival that great Master, than whom, thero is now living but few superior to him. Miss Harriet next camo upon tho boards, and sang a very pretty song. IJor voice is good and her whole air, and manner, charm ing. But it shows sho is still very young, und also that in a fuiv years, under the ex cellent tuition of her father, an important change for tlio better will lake place. Yet o-en now it is a groat treat to hear her. More particularly il is our object to speak 01 tno eiuesi iiungnter, IMissJano A. Now that I'cnitilo singing, fur beyond any otrnti i

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