Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, October 27, 1843, Page 1

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BY II. B. STACY. COtiUMOIA, liANl) OF LIUEltTT. To Liberty's enraptured sight When firt Columbia's region shone, Sho hail'd it from her starry'height, Anil smiling, claimed it as het own. " Fair Inn J," the goddess cried, " He free I Snilofmy choice, to lamonriso!" Sho spoke, and straight, Heaven's mtnstrolcy Swelled the loud chorus to the skies All hail I forever great nnd free, Columbia, land of liberty I Columbia, land of liberty! ' Columlia, land of liberty! War blow her clnriou loud and long, Oppression led his legions on, To battle rush'd the patriot throng, An.l soon th'j glorio-is day was won. r.ach bleeding freeman smiled in death, Flying ho saw his country's foes. And. wafted by his latest breath, To Heaven the cheerful ptcin rose Content I die, for thou art free, Columbia, land of liberty. And shall wo ever dim thn fires, That ftamcon Freedom's kindred 6hnnes1 Shall jjlory's children shame their sires7 Shall cowaids sprint; from hcroca' loins 1 JXn hv the blood our fathers shed, O Freedom, in thy holy cause, , When streaming from the martyr d dead, It -cal'd and sanctified thy laws Wo swear to keep thee great and free, Columbia, loud ofhbcrty. ifn. R arrows. In a recent number of th6 Rcvno tics Deux Monties, we find the following account of the life of Mr. Borrow, thu author of the Bible in Spain, and the Zin cali. Mr. Borrow, snys tlio writer, M. Pliilara roto Charles, was originally, 1 believe, :i horse jockey or something of that kind ; since then, puritanical devotion having seized him, ho has traveled. over tho world to spread gospel lipht among the Greeks, Papist Ot tomans, Barbarians, and'Zincali. To gain souls for Calvin, to conquer horses and infi-d.-U. :inJ to wander over plains, marshes and forests, tire his favorite pleasures. A Don O unfair nf the 10th century, and an English Don Quixote, Itu travelled as a colporteur among the Alpujarrns, at ititra, vjuih.i, Morida, upon the banks of the Guadalquivir, and .tho Dnuro. with a cargo of Bibles some in Arabic, others in tho Bohemian tmitfiin. nut that of Bohemia, but that of Hindustan (Zincali.) Can jou think of tiny mliliiv nior.! strange than this ? With a vigorous nature, n well tempeted sou an uncommon courage, and a Durum? 'iirin-.il V nunc e ud with a lively taste for ad- ventures and even lor uangers, a imygiui mind with the gift of tongues, Mr. Borrow 'understands Persian, Arabic, German, Dutch, Tlussi.iii, Polish Spanish Portuguese, Swed ish Irish, Norwegian and the old Scandina vian, not to mention Gaelic, Kymri or Welch, Sanscrit, and Zincall, the language of thu European gypsies. Hi) is an athletic nun, thirty-five or six years old, with a bright black eve, his brow already covered with a Hires! iff nremature white hair, and an olive complexion, ns if he belonged originally to that Indian racu of whom ho is tho chroni cler and friend. lie was born at Norfolk, and found him self, no ono knows how, and he does not tell in (he midst ol gypsies, lilacksmiins, tortune lellers, rope-dancers, horse-jockeys, old clothen niorclianis and bezgars from Egypt, who inhabited this city mid its environs. From those honorable instructors, be receiv ed, at an early age his first knowledge of gib berish, the rudiments of the Zincali language, and hereditary leceipts relative to the rear ing and support of hoises. As lie grew up, lin went to Edinburs. went through the urn versitv course, studied diligently Hebrew, Greek and Latin, and made frequent e.xcur sions into the highlands to learn Gaelic thor What became of him afterwards? No one knows. His friends say he sowed his wild oats, or as tho French say, tl jctait sa gourme. Some pretend that ihe turf and tho ncciinations of a jockey never had a more zealous servant. He bought and sold horses, hot won, lost, and probably ran nt Newcastle or Derbv. This portion of his life lies in tho shade; ho afterwards rc-appeareit, ana we find him suddenly converted and engaged in Ihe service of tho Bible .Society, a company organized for tho propagation ol tho Oiulc, Hd travels oyer tho world, and leaves on his routu Bibles by thousands, When ho had seen Asia and Africa, it appears to him that Spain and Portugal, those twu old ramparts ol Catholicism, are countries new anu curi ous to visit ; he pounces upon them, Calvan istic Bible in hand, is imprisoned, beaten pursued : ho persists, lives in the woods will banditti, in caverns with gypsies, in garrets with pharos, braves the Alcaldes, shows his contempt for curates, mocks at ministers, leagues himself with tho Jews, offers his hand to tho Arabs, is neither beaten to death nor liun", which is a miracle, and after having -lived ilirnuch tho most curious romance o adventures which could bo imagined, this Don Quixoto without a squire, this propa .nandist without fanaticism, conies back to London all white, wrinkled, old and bronzed A curious author indeed, und Ins Ultilo Snaln and Zincall as creat curiosities as .iheir authors aro for sale at Hahkinoto.n's From Iho New Mirror. AUTHOR-LIFE ABROAD. Next to eatinc drinking, loving and mnn uy-miiking, the greatest dosiro of human be 5nao cBPniQ m be to discover tho lining o :irl, mlier's brains : and the great differ .once between authors and other people soems mainly to consist in tho faculty of turning out this lining to the view. But in this same lining, there aro many plaits, wrinkles and comers winch even authors scarco mm i worth their whilo to expand, but which, i nrriilentallv developed, create an interest either by their corrospondonco with other people's wrinkles, or uy tiioir unr iu- "---u llnril V. Lot us see if wo can give a sketchy idea .rilm rlsn and nroeress of literary celebrity in London J or, in other words, tho climbing into society, and obtaining'of notice, by men .' . II! . ... It. . Cnriw.'a who have a caning i" im-imuio. ui"" method of generalizing, by taking a sing! instanco, ?s a very goou ono, anu wo wi l.nrn und there upon tho history of a individual whom wo know, and who afte nchioving sover.il rounds of tho ladder of so siety, is still, wo ooliovo, siowiy niaMiig in nv onward or downward. Let us ca him Snooks, if you please, for we cannot r - NOT THE QLOHT OP O S A It BUT THB WBLCAKB OP BOMB. MsaasaaBjaBBBBSBaamisaBBaaaaaaaBa givn his real namo and still speak ns freely' as we wish to do of his difficulties in mount ing. Snooks was a Manchester boy of good birth, brought tip to business his position nt homo about equal to that of a merchant's son in New York. He began writing verses for country papers, andnt last succeeded in get ting an article into the London New Month ly, and with this encouragement camo up to town to follow literature for a livelihood. With a moderate stipend from his father, he lived a very quiet life for a couple of years, finding it rather difficult to give away his productions, and quite impossible to soil them. There was no opening at the same lime through which he could even mako tin attempt to get a fooling in desirable society. In tho third year, he became proof-reader to ono of tho publishers, and being called upon to write anticipatory puffs of works he had examined in manuscript, he camo under the notico ol the proprietor of one ol the week lies, and by a lucky chance was soon after employed as sub-editor. This was his first available foothold. It was his business, of course, to review new books, and, as a 'tel ler in tho bank of fame, ho was a person of some delegated importance. His first agree able surprise was the receipt of a parcel in scented paper, containing the virgin effusions of a Right Honorable Lady, who in a little note, with her compliments to Mr. Snooks, (for she had enquired the name of her prob ablo critic through a literary friend,) begged a notice of her little hook, and a call from Mr. Snooks when ho should have committed his criticisms to paper. Snooks was a man of very indifferent pcrsouables, his hair of an unmitigated red, and his voice of a very hair splitting treble ; but he had a violent taste for dress, and a born passion for countesses; and ho wrote most unexceptionable poetry, that would pass for any body's in the world, it was so utterly free from any peculiarity. This last quality madu him an excellent verse tinker, and he was the man of all oth ers best suited to solder over the cracks and chasms of right honorable poetry. He wrote a most commendatory criticism of her lady ship's book, quoting some passages, with her and an amendation of his own, and called at the noble mansion with the critique in his pocket. By this hridgo of well-born vanity, paying tlio humiliating toll ol insincere praise ha crossed the repelling barrier of urislocalic and entered it as the necessary inciiin- rance in her ladyship's literary fame. Her idvship was 'at homo on Thursday even- ngs, und Snooks became invariably thu first comer and last goer away ; but Ins happi ness on these Thursday evenings could only o called happiness when it was reconnoitcu from the distance of Manchester. Ho went Iwavsin an irreproachable waistcoad, fresh gloves, und varnished shoes, but his social licrlormances lor the evening consisted in is first bow to her ladyship, and her lady ship's 'how d'ye do, Mr. Snooks.' After Ins exciting conversation, he became mime- lately interested la some one of the bijoux pou the table, striding ofl' from that to look t a picture in the corner, or to procure the belter of a bust upon a pedestal, behind which lie could securely observe tho people, n remarkably unconscious ol his presence. Possibly, toward the latter part of the even- ug, a dandy would level his glass nt linn and wonder how the devil he amused himself, or some purblind dowager would nustaku him lor the lootmau, and asked him for a glass of water; but these were his nearest ap proaches to an intimacy with the set in which lie visited. Altera couplo of years of inter course with the nobility on this footing, he becomes acquainted with one ol two other noble authors, at the same price ; frequents (hero parlies in the same wav, and havine tinqiiivornl evidence (in notes of invitations) that he visits at the West End, lie now finds a downward door open to society in Russell square. By dint of talking authentically of My Lady this, and My Lord the other, ho obtains a vogue at the East End which he could only get by having come down fioni a higher sphere, and through this vestibule of aristocratic contempt ho descends to the ugliest society in which lie can ever be fa miliar, air. snooks has written a novel in three volumes, and considers himself fully es- abhshed as one of the notabilities of Lon don ; but a fish out of water is happy in comparison with Snooks when in the society of the friends he talks most about, and if he wero to die to-morrow, these very 'friends would with difficulty remember anything but us red head, and the exemplary patience with which he submitted to his own society. Tho fact is, that the position of a mere literary man in England, in any circle above that to which he is born, is that of a jackull. lie is invited lor what he contributes to tho entertainment of the aristocratic lions and lionesses who fed him. Ho has neither pow er nor privilege in their sphere. He dare not introduce a menu except as anotner lack- all, and it would be for very extraordinary reasons, that ho would name at the tables where ho is most intimate, his father or mother, wife, sister, or brother. The foot man who sometimes conies to him with n nolo or book, knows the difference bet veen him and tho other guests of his master, and by an unpunishable difference of manner makes the distinction in his service. The abandon which they feel in his pressence, he never leels in theirs ; and wedoubt wheth er Thomas Jooro himself, tho pet of the tmglish aristocracy lor forly years, ever for got, in their comyany, that he was 111 the presence of Ins superiors and an object of conuescensiun. Now we have many people in this country American born, who aro monarchists, and who make no scruplo in privuto conversation of wishing for a defined aristocracy, and oth er mtrangible distinctions between the dm crent classes of society. In the picluro they draw, however, they themselves figuro as the aristocrats; and we must take the liber ty for the moment of putting them 'below tho salt,' and setting fortli a few of their annoy ances. Tuke tlio best received Amorican in London yourself, for example, Mr Rea der ! You have no fixed rank, and there fore vou have nothing to keen you down, and can riso to any position in tho gift of your noble entorlaincr. As a foreigner, you circulato treeiy (as many well introduced Americans do) through all the porcelain pen- BURLINGTON, VERMONT, FRIDAY, tlralia of tho West End. You urn invited to dine, wo will say with his grace the Duke of Devonshire. There are ten or twelve guests, all noblo except yourself; and when you look round upon tho fivo other gentle men, it is possible that, without vanity, you may come to thu conclusion, that in dress. address, spirit and natural gifts you are at least the equal ol those around you. Winner is lato in being announced, and meantime, as you know all the ladies, and arc partic ularly acquainted with the youngest and pret tiest, you sit down by tho latter, and promise poursclf the pleasure of giving her an arm when the doors aro thrown open, and sitting by her at dinner. Tho butler makes his ap pearanco at last, and the lady willingly takes your arm when instep my Lord Jrlumme ry, who is a terrible 'spoon' but undoubted ly 'My Lord' lakes the lady from vou, and makes his way to tho dinner table. Your first thought is to follow and secure u place on tho other sido of her, but still another couple or two are to take precedence, and you aro left at last to walk in alone, and take the seat that is left perhaps between two men who have a lady on the other side. rloasant is n t it I Again. You are strolling in Regent street or the Park with an Englishman, whose acquaintance you made on your (rav els. Ho is a man of fortune, and indepen dent in his character as any man in .England, (Jn the Continent ho struck you as particu larly high-minded and free from prejudice. You aro chatting with li i tit very intimately when a young nobleman, not remarkable for anything but his nobility, slips Ins urm into your friend's and toins the promenade, I rom' that moment, your Iriend gives you about its much of his attention as he does to his walking-slick, lets your questions go un answered, let them bo over so clever, and cniovs with the highest zest the most remote spounyosities ot my lord, xou, perhaps, us a stranger, visit in my lord s circle of so cietv. and your frienfl does not ; but lie would as soon think of picking my lord's pock iet as of introducing yoi.' to him, and, if began lo think you aro Jifflnsiucr de you iron and say 'good morning, you'r inena, who never parted from you before without making an engagement to sec you agaf.i, gives you a nod without turning his head from his lordship, and very drily echoes your 'good morning.' And this, we repeat, the most indenendent man in England will do, for he is brought np to fear God and Honor a lord, anu it is bred in Ins bone Oturatn. We could give a thousand similar instan ces, but the reader can easily imagine them. The life of a commoner in England is one of inevitable and daily eclipse and mortifica tion nothing hut the forco of early habits and education making it tolerable to the En glishman himself.and nothing at all making it in any way endurable to a republican ol any pride or spirit. You naturally say, 'Why not associate with tho middle classes, and let the aristocracy go to tho devil 1' but in dividually sending people to tho devil is of no use, and the middle classes value your self and each other only as your introduc tion to them is aristocratic, or as their friends are approvable by an aristocratic eye. There is no class free from this humiliating weak ness. The notice of a lord will at any timo take tho wind out of your sails when a lady is in tho caso ; your tailor will leave you half measured to run to my lord's cob in the street ; your doctor will neglect your fever for my lord's cold ; your friend will break fast with my lord, though engaged particu larly to you ; and the out-goings and in-com-ings, tho sayings and doings, the stupidities, tmpudencics, manners, g.eetings, and conde scensions of lords and ladies, usurp the con versation in all places, and to the interrup tion or exclusion ol the most grave or per sonal topics. Understand us, wo grudge no respect to dignities or authorities. Even to wealth, as puwer, we aro willing to yield the wall. But wo say again, that a republican spirit must rebel against homage to antthing human, with which it never can compete, and in this lies the only distinction (wo lervently hope) which will ever hedge in an American aris tocracy. Let who will get to windward of us by superior sailing the richer, the hand somer, tho cleverer, the stronger, the moro beloved and gilted there was lair play at tho start, and we will pay deference and du ty with tho promptest. But no lords and la dies, Mr. President, if you love us. n. r. w. " Fifty Yeahs Since." The New York Mirror contains an essay on the manners and customs fifty years since, which is full of ad miration lo tho present generation. Fifty years make a great chango not only in the condition of an individual, but in the habits and principles of society. We make an extract for the benefit of our readers, male and female. The writer says: "When Wash ington was President his wife knit stockini in Phila delphia, and Ihe inolheri made doughnuts and cakes between Christmas and New Year s ; now tho mar ried ladies are loo proud lo make doughnuts, lsides they don't know how, so they eu-n send lo Madame Pompadour or aome other French cake maker, and buy tponge cake fur three dollars a pound. In those days New York was full of substantial comforts ! now it is full of splendid misery then there were no (trey-headed spinsters (unless they were very ugly indeed) for a mon co-ilil get married lur a dollar, anil begin house keepingfor twenty and wash in;; his clolhes and in cooking his victuals, the wife saved more money than it look to support her. Now 1 have knowna minister lo gel five hundred dollars for buckling a couple j then wine' cake and ei ceteras, five hundred mure; wedding clothes and jewels, a thousand ; six or seven hundred in drivinc to the sprint's or some deserted mountain i then a house must begot for eight hundred per annum, and furnish ed at an expense of two or three thousand) and when all is done, his pretty wife can neither make a cake nor put an apple in a dumplin. Then a cook must be got for ten dollars per month i a chambermaid, laundress and seamstress at seven dollars each, and as he fashionable folly of the day has bnni-hed the mistress from tho kitchen, those blessed help afore said reign supreme, and while master and mialress are playing carda in the parlor, servants are playing the devil in the kitchen) thus liehting the candle at both ends, it Mon Durnsoui. I'overly comes in at the door drives love out of the window. It ia thia stu pid and expensive nonsense which deters so many unhapyold bachelors from entering Ihe state of bless edness) hence you find more deaths than marriages in ihe papers A backwoodsman about to encounter a bear in the forest, and distrusting his own strength a little, made tho following prayer : a very sonsiblo one. "Oh, Lord! here's a coins to bo one of tho greatest bear fights you over did see l Oh, Lord I help mo but ,n you n nmi , wi uum vi help the bear" VERMONT LEGISLATURE. Tuesday, Oct. 17. Prayer by the chaplain. l'rayer by the chaplain. SENATE. Mr Camo. from tho committee on Joint Rules, reported the Joint Rules of last ...III. .n,nn,tmanl. in cittiatnnm AS uvnsiuii, win, v i fi,,,,. ,,,''-,.- , , , - follows : 1st, to prevent the publishment of the proceedings of tho joint assembly unless spc- ciaity uirccicu. u, proviuiug lurjuuu, wiiuiiiih tees to receivo documents transmitted by the Governor : report accented. llesolulions From the House, providing for a joint assembly Thursday next at 10 o'clock a. m., for the election of Auditor of Accounts, Auditor of the Treasury Denartincnt.Serseatit. iit-ArniF, am) Maj. General in the first division in place or Maj. Gen. Martin lloberts, discharg ed ; concurred in. By Mr Scott, instructing the committee on military Affairs to enquire iihuiiiu exucuiunuy m pas sum n vacihiiiii certain officers in the militia from all taxes ex cept highway taxes ; passed. By Mr GriswoM, instruction; Judiciary committee to enquire into the expediency of bringing' in a bill authorizing town clerks to' take acknowledgement of deeds in their own towns; passed. By Mr urigga, instructing the committee of Elections to en quire into tho expediency of further preventing irauus iu eieciiuiia mm iiiuiiiii mu nine ui vu- ting to la r. m. on the first Tuesday of Sept. ; panned. mil Mr Munsill introduced a bill amending chap. 23, n. s., providing that no citizen of this state shall bo imprisoned on any judgment grow ing out of any action of account, unless the plaintiff shall, under oath, swear that hn be lieves that the defendant is about to abscond or has' money or goods secreted ; read twice and referred to committee on Judiciary. Mr Cahoon called up the House resolution instructing our delegation in Congress to pro. cure the passage of a law relating to granting pensions to widows in certain cases ; on motion of Mr Cahoon it was amended so as to include widows whose marriage took place prior to 1800: nassed. The Senate went into joint assembly, and on their return, Mr linggs, from the Judiciary com mitlce, reported a bill amending chap. G7 revis cd statute, (providing for the maintainaiicc of illegitimate children; ; the bill was ordered lo bo engrossed and read a third time. A mcssaue was receircd from the House con curring in tho adoption of the report of the committee on Joint Rules, with the exception of the first amendment ; Mr Starr moved to lay it on the table; adopted. On motion of Mr Munsill the Senate adjourned. HOUSE. f.Mr Win. C. Bradlce of Peach- a,7i was to-day appointed Assistant clerk, by the -I-.,.!, m" the House, in accordance with the act of the pipsC'it session regulating the office of clerk. In the list o. committees yesterday, there wore two orrora, via. on mo commmcc or elec tions, for Tracy road S.'ac? ! and on the com- m.ttce to make up the liranu X'':'ut rB"u Story. The bill introduced by Mr Bicd o! eMmnrsct on Saturday, was in reference to the ai)i,h Cp ot Ihe revised statutes, on reviews of case ln suits at law, instead of the 21st. , Prayer by Rev. Mr Scott. Resolutions By Mr Smith, of Addison, in-! structing the judiciary committee to inquire into the expediency of limiting the number of the Justices of the Peace, in proportion to the pop ulation ; passed. By Mr Thompson, instruct ing the committee on roads to inquire into the expediency of altering the law so that 12 or more freeholders instead of 3 shall be requisite where a road is asked for; passed. By Mr Griggs, for a committee of one member from each county to make up the debentures nf ihe louse; passed. By Mr Morrill, instructing the Judiciary committee to inquire into the expedi ency of authorizing the county courts to indict roads laid out by select men ; rejected. By Mr Goodhue, instructing the committee on educa tion to enquire into the expediency of repealing or altering sec. 18 chap. 18 revised statutes, so as to make the schools absolutely free to all scholars ; passed. By Mr Sanborn of Lyndon, instructing our delegation in Congress logo for a reduction of pay of members ot Congress to 80 per day and 84 for every 20 miles travel ; passed. Petitions Referred Ot citizens of Glover, on slavery, read and referred to the Judiciary com mittee ; of Cyrus Vashbum and others, and Jonathan Frost and others, for the incorporation of a Rail Road company from Brattleboro to Massachusetts line, referred to committee on Roads ; of Win. B. Rhodes, referred to commit tee on claims. Of Joseph B. llarwood, lo com mittee of claims. Of citizens of Addison for a removal of the county buildings to Vergennes, which was read on motion of Mr G randy, and on motion of Air Warner laid on the table. The Senate came in and the joint assembly mado the follwing election! : Col. Stephen Dudley, of Peru. Drier. General Oth Brigade 1st Division, on the nomination ef Mr luce of Somerset, unanimously, and the senate retired. Oills Introduced Uy Mr Bacon, relating to

interest, which was referred to the Judiciary committee. Uy Mr Dodge, to pay Jairus 11. Collins 83 37 for repairs of ordnance, referred to committee on claims. By Mr Whittcmure, in addition to chap. 39 revised statutes (on trus. tee process) which was referred to the Judicia ry committee. By Mr Eaton.in addition to chap. 8H revised statutes, on impounded beasts, refer red to the General committee. By Mr Peck, in alteration of the militia Act (only one review by regiments, on the last day of the annual drill) ; referred to the commi'ttee on military affairs. ByMrGrandy, in amendment of chap. 101 revised statutes, on exhibition of living an imals, itc. on the payment of 820, referred to the Judiciary committee. By Mr Harrington, repealing the charter to the Champlain Trans portation Co. unless the company reduces the fare through the lake to 83, (and importation to all intermediate places,) which was referred to the Judiciary committee. By Mr Flint, altering the terms of the county court in Orleans coun ty which was referred to a select committee of three members from that county. Reports of Committees. By select commit tee, tho bill chartering the Champlain Steam Boat opposition company with amendments, and on motion of jur Henry it was laid upon the table to cive time for examination. The report of the joint committee on joint rules, was received from Iho Senate, with amendments to the rules, providing that tho journals of the joint assembly shall nor be prin ted un'css by a joint resolution of both Houses, and also that all papers presented by the Gov ernor to either House may be referred to joint committees of both Houses, who shall report m me nouso to wnicn tne papers were com tnunicated. Mr Vilas opposed the first amendment, on the ground that each House should have the ex clusive control ovnr its own journals. As to the expediency of publishing the journals of the oint assembly, he had nothing to say ; that that should Lo left for the judgment of the House. Mr Everett remarked that he had not been acquainted with any former difficulties upon the subject, and least of all had he anticipated that this could be made a cause for collission be tween the twp Houses. He regarded this as a OCTOBER 27, 1843. simple question of expediency and economy J The records of the joint assembly were not the journals of the House ; he did not think it ne cessary to publish them, as the journals were not printed until late in the season, and after the appointments had been made known through the newspapers and registers. As a matter of economy, small though it may be, he would save the expense of this unnecessary publica tion. Mr Vilas explained. He objected, las the House had heretofore objected,! to placing the journals of this House within the control nf the Xetiatc.as both Houses should control their own journals ; but the question of printing, ho did not conceive it to be at all embarrassed here ; that could be determined hereafter. On motion of Mr Vilas the first amendment was stricken out, and the House concurred in the second. The Senate returned the resolution relative to pensions of widows of Revolutionary soldiers with an amendment askine to grant tho pen sions during the natural lile of these widows, instead of for five years, which was concur, red in. 2 o'clock, r, m. SENATE. Mr Briggs called up the report on Joint Rules ; (which report came from the House amended, as will be seen by reference to this morinng's proceedings; ) the Senate non concurred with the House in its amendment, yeas 20, nays none. Mr Briggs, from the Judiciary committee, re ported a bill (introduced by Mr Briggs,) rcmnd dicing tho Judiciary ; it was ordered lo be en grossed and read a third time. On motion of Mr Scott, the Senate adjourn ed. HOUSE The Speaker appointed the select committee on the bill altering the terms nf Or leans Co. Court, viz. Messrs Flint, Smith of Bar ron, Esty. Petitions referred. Of Inhabitants of Brain- tree to General Committee ; of 1G1 females of Fcrrisburgh, praying for a law against Seduc tion, was read, and on motion of Mr Grandywas referied to the General committee ; of 370 in habitants of Addison Co. on the same subject, referred to tho same committee. Bills Introduced. By Mr Mathewson, to facil itate justice in justice courts, referred to the judiciary committee. By Mr Whitcomb, in ad dition to chap. 18 revised statutes (requiring clcrKs in give the names ot each scholar in their districts) referred to the cornmitiec on bducation. Uy Mr ainith, of Monkion, to repea sees. 3, 4, 5, 0, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 of the re- vised statutes, for the removal of paupers, which was referred to the Judicirry Commit tee. Resolutions By Mr Winslow.that the speak, er extend the invitation to all the resident Cler gyman of Montpelier to attend npon the House as chaplains : passed. By Mr Smith of Addi son, a series of resolutions, protesting against slavery and tho slave-trade (tho same adopted by tho freemen of Addison and heretofore pub lished in many of the Vermont papers, refer, red to the judiciary committee, on motion of Mr Harrington. By Mr Billings, instructing the judiciary committee to inquire into the expedi ency ot passing a taw ol insolvency, under wii. cn ucuiors may surrenaer meir property to ti.eir creuuors ana do aiscnargeu ; pass ed. Mr WarnCJ "al'cu up the petition for the al teration of the '.i.'O ,own Add;son county, and on his motion i :" referred to the mem- bers from that county, Joet her wun petitions on the same subjsct from valtham, Moukton, and l'antnn. Mr Stacy suggested that a state convention of one of the political parties was to meet .'his af ternoon, and in order to permit tho attedace of those members who should desiro it, as tlic-.'o , was no pressure of business, he would move that the House adjourn. Wednesday, Oct. 18. SEN.1TE. fThe following committees urero appoipttO on Tuesday : un that part of the Uovernor s mcssago which relates to slavery and the annexation of Texas to the Union, Messrs Sabin, GrUuold and Muri sil. On that part of the Governor's message which relates to the Tariff and the distribution of the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, Mesars Cutts, Morgan and Philips. I n the Urand List Messrs spragup, I'orter and Stone. The substance of Mr Scott's resolution is as follows: instructing the committee on military affairs to enquire into the expediency of exempt ing tho polls of field and staff offcers from all taxes except highway ; passed. Prayer by the Chaplain. Mr Thompson presented the petition of Lu cius II. Uattan, also or Newel oargeant, for change of names ; referred to a select commit tee of three. The bill entitled an act amending chapter 67 revised statutes was taken up and read a third time ; on motion of Mr Cahoou the bill was laid ou the table. Resolutions by Mr Camp, providing for the publication of the Directory without the joint rules; passed. From the House, relating to the fees and mileage of members of congress ; passed. A message was received from tho House con curring with the Senate in the amendment to the resolution granting pensions to the widows of revolutionary soldiers ; also that the House insist upon their amendment to the report on joint rules. Air Ualiooa disclaimed any intention on the part of tho Henato of interfering in those mat ters which pertain to the House, and moved that the Senate recede from their position. Mr Camp wna of Ihe opinion that tho Senate should insist upon their position ; he also thought that the journal of the joint assembly was not the property of either house, but the exclusive property of the joint assembly, and as such t'ie Senate had as much control over it as tho House. Mr Brisgi thought with Mr Camp that the journal of the joint assembly was the property of ihe joint assembly alone, but thought it ex pedient, in the present case, lo give the direc tion of the matter to the House. Mr Farr supported Mr Camp's opinion, and thought that the Senate should not recede Pending this debate the Senate went into joint assembly, On the return of the Senate, the debate on joint assembly was resumed. Mr Starr denied that mo nouso naa exclu sive control of the journal of the joint assembly, and was of the opinion that the journal was equally under the control of both houses. Mr A. Allen was of the same opinion, and thought that for the sake of economy the report should be adopted Mr Read thought that the Senate had th same right in passing upon this matter that it has in passing upon a bill or any similar matter. Mr Sargeant moved to Uy the whole subject on the table ; adopted. A resolution was received from tho House adopting the joint rules of the last session as the rules of this for Ihe time boing ; laid on the (able. The report of the joint committee on joint rules was then taken up, and Ihe question was, shall the Senate recede from its oosition. and was decided in the negative, as follow ; Yeas x, esyj A message was received from the Governor covering resolutions from the states of Mass. and New York ; also that he had sent to the House resolutions from the states of Illinois, Alabama and Georgia. On motion of Mr Camp, tho Senato adjourned. HOUSE. Prayer by Rev. Mr Kellogg. Resolutions by Mr Everett, instructing the committee of claims to inquire into the expedi ency of payini' Edward G. Babcock for.injuries sustained wtiito employed by tho State on the State prison ; pasted. From the Senate, for a Legislative Directory without the to tit rules : non-concurred in. By Mr Goodhue, instructing the committee of military affairs to innuiro into the expediency of allowing a specified sum to uiu iniima per uay in lieu ot the present com pensation; passed, fly Mr Burroughsinstruct ing the same committee to enquire into the ex pediener of arminff and cniiinninir nnnr nursiin: enrolled in the militia, at the expense of the otaio : lost ou to oti. Uy Mr Sanborn, of J,yn don, a series cf resolutions on the tariff; declar ing the present tariff deficient, asking for moro adequate protection on wool, which wero refer red to the select committee on that subject. By Mr Brown, instructing the general committee to inquire into tho expediency of reducing tho amount of tho polls set in tho list ; lost. By Mr Fisher of Townshend instructing tho Gene ral committee to inquire into the expediency of requiring personal property to bo set in tlio list in the school district in which it is kept; pas sod. By Mr Douglass of Waterbury, instruct jug the committee on military affairs to inquire into tho expediency of allowing commissioned officers to be elected from the privates as well aa from tho non-commisaioncd officers; passed. By Mr Wright of Shorcham, adopting the joint rules of both houses for the time being ; passed. Petitions referred of Geo. B. Green, and oth- ers, to revive the charter of the Connecticut riv. er rail road co. Mr F.vcrett explained that tho petitioners desired at present ouiv !!'0 continu ance of the Fitchburgh road to Brattleboro', leaving it to be determined in future, what route to pursue to lake champlain : and on his motion the petition was referred to the committee on roads. Of citizens of Addison, for removal ol Addison county courts to Vcrgemies, referred to members of Addison county. Of select men of Ripton for abatement of the tax of 1342, re ferrfd to the committee of ways and moans. Of 2o3 ladies and CO gentlemen of Chittenden co. for penal laws against seduction, referred to the general comnittee. Of Thenphilus Craw ford and others, to committee on roads. The Senate returned the ioint rules, non- concurring in tho amendment of the House, and the question was, shall tho House insist upon its amendment? Mr Vilas argued that the House should insist, on the grounds stated yes terday ; and Mr VVhittcmoro explained, tint on these grounds ho was convinced the House should insist, although, as one of the joiot com mittee he had agreed to report the amendment. Mr Everett expressed his regret at this differ once with the Senate, and urged the House to recede from its amendment. Courtesy to the Senato required the House to believe that that body would not encroach upon its rights, if the proposed rule were adopted ; but, moreover, he believed the Senate to be clearly right, for the reason that the journals of the joint assembly formed no part of tho journals of either house ; and tiiat neither, therefore, had the right to di rect their publication, and thus incur an expense to the state, without the consent of the other. Ho asked the yeas and nays. The House insisted upon its amendment ; yea" 150, noes 37. Dills inltodnced by Mr Wright nf Shoreham, in amendment of sec. 07 chapter 11 of revised statutes, making cashiers of banks notaries pub. lie preferred to the Judiciary Committee. By .MrKidder of Draintree.giving a bounty on wheat, ,-ei'rred to the committee on Agriculture. By Mr JJi.'hardson, repealing part of chapter 71 re vised stt.Vtef. referred to tho judiciary commit- tee. By n." brandy, in amendment of chapter 23 revised sta.'u'es (on imprisonment for debt,) referred to the Judiw '"y committee. The Governor co,.ni?umcated sundry docu ments from the states of Georgia, Alabama, and Illinois, and informed tlm HoI'EC that Daniel Baldwin, Esq. of Montpelier, dVci'ies accepting the ollico ot Jail commissioner. Tho resolutions from Illinois, in faor (ff re funding the fine imposed by Judge Hali up'.1!! Gen. Jackson, with costs and interest, were re ferred to a select committee of five, on motion of Mr Rice, of Somerset, who expressed his de sire not to be placed on the committee. The resolutions from Alabama, against any and every mode nf assuming the state debts by the federal government, were referred to the same committees. Resolutions of tho same state on the controversy between New York and Virginia, were read, when Mr Everett said that in his opinion Vermont should taxe no part in controversies between the several stales and moved to lay these resolutions on the tablo ; agreed to. The resolutions from the stalo of Georgia, against repudiation, and also against the assump tion of state debts by tho federal government, wero referred to the select committee on the resolutions from Illinois. Other resolutions from thu same state, against the resolutions of Massachusetts on the subject of the laws of slave states for imprisoning free negroes, and declaring that " negroes aro not citizens of the United States,"wcre laid on the table. Reports of Committees by Judiciary rommit tee, against the bill extending tho jurisdiction of justices of the peace in trustee actions, and it was ordered to a second reading, 83 to SO. Thn bill was read a second time and laid on tho table. The Senato came iu and Iho joint assembly made the tollowing appointments ; ADDISON COUNTY. Kordce llun.ing.on. A''MSf" Co Curt. Gaius A. Collamer, 4AerfT. Asa Chapman, High Bailiff. Olias Seymuur, Statc't Attorney. Silas H. Jennison, Judge ef Probate for the Die. triet of Kdditon. Harvey Munsdl, Judgtof Probateor the Oietriet ef Sea Harm. Dorastua Wooster, Irs Allen, Nahum Parker, Com miisionertfor the Jail at Middlebury. John Pierpont, Elliott Sherrill, Samuel Morgan, Commiteionere for the Jail at Vergcnnee. WINDHAM COUNTY. Marshall Millar was neminaiied Judgs of Probate for the Oii'.rict of Marlboro', and it appeared from the statement of Senator Plumb, chairman of the Conn ly Convention, that this nomination was made br the votes of the probate district and of the threo Senatsrs of ihe County, two of whom reside in the district o( Westminister. Mr. Itice of Somerset staled that the nomination was aguinst the wishes of the majority of the members of the district, and moved by resolution that the nomination be referred back to iho members and Senator from Marlboro', chiming that iudces of probate were not county officers, and that the Sena tors from the other probate district had no richt to act. The readina of the 3,1 joint rule was called for wilh a view nf snowing that "ihe members of the Senate and House of Kt-presentatives, from the seve ral counties, shall convene in County Conventions, and make a nomination for at! Ihe officers lo be t leu led in their respective Counties;" but Senator Camp objected, and the chair sustained the ohjeclion, that there are no joint rules, none having been adopted . Mr. Vdaa sustained the proposition of Mr. Itice. and on the statement of Senator Allen and Messrs. Vilas and Everett, that the counties of Rutland, Orange and Windsor had pursued the course indicated br Mr. Rice, his resolution was passed ayes 210, nay 1. OA1.F.DONIA COUNTY. Alexander llnrvev. of Peacrmu, Sheriff, Silas Houghton, High Bailiff. VOL. XVII No. 21. fllisa N. Davis, Slate'e Attorney. Samuel Sias, David Uoyington, Horace Kvans.aJi Commiesionere. 'I he joint assembly for County appointment" then adjourned to Tuesday next 10 A. M. and thctfcnalv retired. Adjourned. 2 o'cloc. P. M. S EN ATE The Ch nlr nnniinrMl n rmnmitfM, on the petitions of L. II. Cattan, and N. Sargi-out, Msv srs. Iliompson, Molt and Bingham. Thu President appointed E. I). Chamberlain Mos scnget. A communieotion was received from the Governor announcing that Daniel Baldwin, Esq. had declined the appointment of jail commissioner fur Washington county. A message wos received from the House that ths House did not concur in ihe Senato resolution for a Leinshtive Directory. The resolutions ot the stats of Massachusetts tvers) rend and laid on the table. Tho resolutions of tho state of New Jersey war read and referred to committee on Judiciary. The report of the committee on joint rules, being tho unfinished business, came up. After some re- mams ny dir. camp, the question was taken, Shall the Senate insist in its disagreement? and decided in the affirmative. A message was received from ihe Governor trans mitting tho report of the Auditor in the Treasury on tho School Fund, which was read ond laid on the ta blo i also n communication announcing the resigna tion of llria. Gen. Amos C. Kellogg. Thebill'remoddleing the Judiciary was taken up Mr. Cults moved that the bill be recommitted lo ths Judiciary committee with directions in so amend Iho bill that instead of 4 circuits ihero shall bo 2, aud au thorising the Supreme Court to send any of their numl er tn ofsist the circuit judges in holding courts by mutual consent the bill was suffered to lie on tht table. Mr. Briggs introduced a bill for the repeal of thn act of last year relating to the punishment of capital crimes ; on motion of Mr. Briggs the bill was refer led to the seleet committee appointed on that subject. Mr. Butler, from the Judiciary committee, to which was referred a resolution relating to the regulotion of of the office of Secretary, reported that no legislation wm necessary on that subject. Mr Sargeanl.from the Judiciary committee to which was referred a resolution directing them to enquire in to theexnddlencv Of nilthnrinin-r Inwn rlrka li tVm acknowledgement of deeds, reported that no legisla tion v,"s necessary. Un motion of Mr. Camp the Auditor's report was referred to thecommilteeof Finance. Thebifl amend ing chapter G7 revj-ed statutes was taken up, and on motion, was amended by stt iking out sec. 4, and or dered to lie on the table. A message was received from the House thai the House hod resolved to adhere to their amendment le the report of committee on joint rules. Mr. Briggs moved that the subject be laid on the ta blet lost. The question was then token, will the Sen ate adhere to their disagreement to the amenement nf Ihe House, and decided in the affirmative. Yeas 21, nays 2. On motion of Mr. Thompson the Senateadjourned. HOUSE. Petitions referred. Ol Wm. Sabin and others for a hank at Wiuderr, referred to committee on banks. Of Oliver Russell and others and Solomon W. Jewell, and others, for Ihe preservation of fiihia Olter Creek, rtferred to the General Committee. . The Governor informed the House of the resigna tion of Brig. General Amos C. Kellogg, of ths 2d Brigade. RmouiW. By Mr. Peck, directing tho commit tee on the State's prison to inquire whether the mon ey overpaid to the superintendent in 1841 2 haa been refunded to ihe Mi.tei passed. By Mr. Vilis direct ing ihe Clerk to procure 400 copies of a Directory, in cluding the joint rules, as adopted last year, for the use of the House: .Mr. Wright of S. moved to lay it on the table, which was lost and the resolution passed. By Mr. D.ivisof N. for a joint assembly si 10 o'clock on Thursdoy next to elect a Brigadier General for tht id Brigade i and Mr. Harrington moved to lay it on the table, augg-sting thai there can be no joint sassro bly as Ihe General Assembly had no rules motioas opposed by Mr. DavisofN., negolived, and tho reso lution passed. By Mr. Davis ofN. for a joint assem bly at 10 o'clock, A. M. on Tuesday next to supply the vacancy in incGlh Brigade passed. Ci7 introduced. By Mr. Everett, to incorporate the Ascutney Bank, referred to committee on banks. By Mr. Rus, to repeal 166th sec. of militia act of last vear, referred to committee on military affairs. Br Mr. Klsworth, to preserve fish in Half-Moon pond j referred to General committee. By Mr. Grandy, re lating to auctions and auctioneers (seh-rt men may It cense, on the payment of a sum not exceeding 920, and persons selling without a license may be fined fromSlO to 830 this act not to effect sheriffs or li censed pedlars ) referred to the General Committee. By .Mr. Peck, in addition to chap. 77 revised statutes, in relation lo ihe collection of laxesi referred to tha Judiciary Committee. Uy Mr. Crowley, altering th name of Joseph Turner Condon; referred to General Committee. By Mr. Peck, to incorpotate the Ver mont Centre Hail Roal Company (to build a iui from Lake Champlain via Onion River, to Conneeti. cut River ;) referred ta the Committee on Roads. By Mr. Wright of Shoreham, in smendment of chapter 03 revised statutes, referred to the General Commit tee. Report: of Committees. By Judiciary Committee, against bill relating to reviews in suits at law, and re pealing sections 9 and 41 of the 25th chapter of revis ed statutes, and on motion of Mr. Rice of S. it waa re commitied. By the same committee agninst any fur I hr legislation un l ie rcinov.il ,,r.i n. n.jtletf on Roads, bill to incorporate tin llrsiifahnm' and I-'itchburgli Rail Road company, which was. on motion of Mr. Davis of IN. laid on iku table to pivmnn opportunity Jur examination. The Senate relurncd the toinl rules, hat-in rrM. cd tn insist upon their disagreement to the amendmeot of the House. The House resolved to adhere to its amendment. The Governor informed ihe House of a vai-ancv in the Gth Brisadebv the resignation of S. D. Flint. Ad journed. IHfSDV, Oct. 19. FE.VATE. TJif-Bv .Mr Karr.reeulalinc tha as signment of property, (providing for a pro rata as- piunnieiii nuiung crrunorsj rcau twice ana rtltrrca lo comtniflf-e mi Judiciary. A resolution was received from the Mouse adopting the joint rules of list session as the rules of thia session, so amended that the journal of tksji.inl as sembly shall not be printed unles so ordered by the two Houses in joint escemblyt laid on th table. The House resolution adopting the joint rules nf last session for Ihe tiuin being was taken up; Mr Cmun moved to amend so Hint the luurnslof lha joint assembly shall not be printed unless ardered br a resolution or Ihe benate and House; and mat a ,oint committee for both Housas be appointed to re ceive an sucn communications, as may be transmit ted lo either house by ihe Gvernar. Pending the debate on lha efcove resolution, k message was received from the House, by one of it members, reminding ih Senate of a joint resolution forajoint assembly at 10 o'clock ihis forenoen, and informing the Senate that th Hous wero ready on Iheir part for the joint assembly. On the question bring taken on theamendmsnt proposed by Mr Camp, it waa decided lolluws Yeas S, Nays 21 1 so th amendments war lost. Mr A. Allen moved to amend the resolution kjr adopting the rules until thel-J inclusive; last. Th question was then taken upon passing- Ihereio lution, and it was passed, as follows i Yas 19,--Nsya 7. The Senato then went into joint assembly. The Senate came in and A message was received from the Governer an nouncing Iho resignation of Brig, General S. B, Flint. A resolution from th House for a joint assembly for theelecllonof a Brig. Gen. in place of Brig. Gen. A. C. Kellogg, resigned was laid on the table. Mr Farr introduced a resolution for a joint assem bly this afternoon at 3 o'clock, for the election nf ft Brig. Gen. in place of Brig. Gen. S. B, Flint, rssign ed i rejected. The Senato adjourned. Praver by Dr. Mc'Carty. HOUSE Mr Vilas was excused from the seleet committee on the tariff, on the report ol the Truaiee nf the Insane Asvlum, ond on the resolutions from Illinois; and Mr Harrington was appointed on the second committee in place of Mr Vilas, and Mr Da vis of Norwich, on the first. Bills Introduced. Ry Mr Cummings, in reference to sale of land for taxes ; referred to judiciary rom mitlce. By .Mr Cummings. in addition lo the art of IStl relating to the Grand List i referred lo the Gen eral Cammit'ee. II v Mr Mallhewson. In alter th nome of Harriet Smith, referred to iho General Com mil lee. By MrMc'Lnitd, altrring ihe name of Mun me tn Woodbury, and it was ordered to a 3d reading. By Mr Cummings, relative tn the asseaa.-ite'ntof tax. c in achon) districts, referred to ihe General Com-, mittee, Ry Mr Pope, abolishing imprisonment fcr military (nes. which was referrtd to ihe t'otmitt, on military affuis. Petieione referred. Q( eitixepaf Rorhreteri and of R. V. Moreh, and others, aj-jiuy t,u salei of nr