Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, February 2, 1844, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated February 2, 1844 Page 2
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, Wasiiinotmn, l'nd.iv, Jan. 1!). i , n.l'r iJ"i:J."r '''P,1'"1!1'," '":'" thu -Senate, m .1 lis U-ni,i aii'l breadth. The clfurt ur tho com! liiitlioon finance In confine thoaiicntiun of ih Hen HI" ?u "l vt. h i'ri-.Iiel!on of the .Senate over thn I. ill tiibitntted by Mr ilcDuflle, wns thwart. fi 1 l't i.'7.l0,,A 'if l,,cl'air- The merit not on ly of Alt MeOduVs bill, but ir Iho tariff nf 1SI2, amor llie j.rotccuvc syelom generally, aie now open far diciiion. ' An tn Mr McDitiTin's jp-ojh, 1 can say that it was one inivrly lislem-d to by Hie Jjsnatu, nn.l bv ihu must cioude-d nu.litoty tint lias appeared in iho Senile ch.inibe-r since Mr Clay's time. Ho U evident v much impaired in health and vigor, and has cer tain y lost much of h a former vehemence and vigor of Hrlivery. Tlitu were sonic striking passives of eloquence in theillort. and many buU paradoxes, and novel illus trations. Hegolover ihcijmttion of j iriidiclon in very in genious way, and thtvv his mam strenu-lh against the infective system. The general fi ling with these nr.itnrs on this sub ject is that they want fad -bill Mr MpDurtie ap peared to be pretty well urmod in this respect, hav ug roii'tilinl all Iho masters on facts, not only here l ut in .New York. .Mr '.vans said it was not from any pirentnl par linlilyto the tariff ol 1942, as the Senator supposed, tliat he had eh-ncd to nv il this discussion. It was from n ronwclion that the perpetual agitation of the sulij-cl was fraught vvifli mischief to the public inter ests. It held out an cxprctnlinn of changes, that would not be realized. as tho Senator bad open cd the subject, ho should follow him in Inn course of argument. Ihu hour being Jate, tho Senate spent a short timo in Kxetcutivo session, and then adjourned to Monday. In the House, Jlr Adams inquired of the chairman of the committee on post otrirns and post roads whether that coinmiiito had undrr consideration the subject of the reduction of the rates of postage, mid if so, when they would leport, and whether they would report a bill reducing postages. f,IL M'V'Vj" rTlied, in substance, that the commit Ue hid held souio conversation on (ho subject, but bo did nol know their views, nnd could ay nnthin" positive i but they would report something in the course of some wei Us. In my opinion, nothing rm-eliial in the way of i ,u m. iieieu irum congress at tins sea- lull Mr Hudson, of Massnrhiicelt rnnf-tintuil Ida nl,.. pci'ch nil the subject of tules. Mr Saunders spoko in favor of the 21st rulo, but did not conclude. The last dav but one for the rlol cr, is luckily' uver without a fifiht. Mr Weller, of su iaa nun II on IIOUT, 1 3110 UBllVOI'll Ilia mOBt personally nflenoive and abusive tirade against Jlr Stewart, of Pennsylvania, that was ever beard on ii""1- rfpoaieciiy used tile word lit, in oppl c.iiiun 10 .tir sicwert u statements. In reply to the Einicuiriiia 01 tne gentleman it, said Mr V bo is a Kumieiuun nc snoueoi one statement as lie No. I ot anoiiier as ho No. 2, and so on. Whit this con oucl is to como to before tho end of the session it is iWicult to tell. All decency ai.d eelf-respeel are UIH.H.IJV. .1 rni. c. ,. ,Wasinoion, Saturday, Jan. 10, The Senile did nm t t .,. lit the House, after some unimportant proceedings that occupied tho morning hour, iho subject of the reference of the I'lcsident's inessaga was aain la- -v.. .I,.. Mr Stewart asked leave of the House to make a perse nal explanation. He had made several altempts without success. Ha claimed induhjenco fiom the The Sneaker sn'd Imwninni nA Mr Stewart s iid tin ro must ba some way in which ha could disabjsc himself from the cpithals bestowed in him. Mr .l.-Connft (looking very grave and slowly Imking bis bead)-" None m the world." , I he quesnou was about to bo taken on some vote in romnntiee. Mr Stewart said ho had been falsely accused of ....ijMrariii iiion, aim nnnoinaliniputntion was up on bun, he could nol vote on this subject or upon any oilier. Ho had heitd it said that he ought to laU thisqucBlion out of doors. Uui several members had nccumil him of falsehood, and bo could not fii!kl them oil. Mr S:owart was called to order, and tho chairman tli hun thit it was not in older for him to tpeak without leave of the Home, at ibis lima. Mr MiConndl. Let tho gentleman reply out ef iloois. (Ileio MrMeC. threw himself into the at titude of ona who had taken hi station and was "ready.") Mr Slowart said be had a right to vindicate turn eilf biforu the country. In making his charges, he had. at no tune, refheted personally upon any enc hero. The member from Ohio (Mr W'elltr) had con tradicted him and abused him. Hoionfe.scd that be was then guilty nf an wror. He mado some reply to the member. Had he known him as well as bo now did, if he-had known of him what he had since heard, ho would not hive condescended so lur. Tho Speaker called tho member to order for mati ng personal reflections, and speaking without leave. One or two members, in tho mean tune, objected lo MrS's proceeding, Mr Jo M orris and Mr Harnard, at different times, Sbked leave of Iho House for -Mr Stewart to pro ceed. To tnako ti I0112 story short, tho committee rose ond reporied. Mr Stewart again Dtkcd leave to address the lluus.1. The previous question was moved on llie resolu tion rcpuitcd by the committee. Mr broingoofe as'.cd was the question. The Choir said it was whether the main question be now put. Tho main question waj on concurring with llie committee of tho whole ia the resolution nported bv thorn. Ail adjournment was moved, but withdrawn. Jlr Stewart again muvid fit lento lo mako a personal cxp'anatiuu, whuli to, ner.i. con. Mr S. slated iho origin of hi former nprccli. Il was in tho attacks made by tho gentleman from Mo. (MrJamesin) 011 iho Whig piny. Ho iVelaud it to be a pirty without pnn. iples, made up i.f fag. riuls. Ho 111 leply rl.iled wlut the principles ef the Whig p-uty weio. Mo cunlrastcd ihcm wllh the pol icy of Win Hurenism, and showed that llie principles ot Van Uuren prostrate u! the inteicstsof llie country. In doing tlii-j, he made no perMHial allusion to any one ivi tmuly not to ih iiieinber Irom Uui ilif Ircm Ohio, Iho neM clay, com menced a furi' in attack on iiint, declaring tho't all bis nllcaainni, an far as iho Win Uuren parly were con r"m"d, wen- faNe. lie could not til down quietly under sue h imputations. llo look on opportunity 10 vindicate himself and tuke the brand of lalschood fioin Ins brow and put it mi 'hat of Hi? iiitlfin tn. Jin made no runaiks then of character. Hesiuiplv vmdieaf.d him c If. Tho gentleman nmipied the lloe.r the nnt day nnd charged turn, couto ten 01 incite timio, vwih li-ing-lis No. I, ho So. tVf. I A )wih. Now ur, I siand ready to substantiate every e 1 1 11 rt, e ihal I 0 maile. Duct any one drny them'l No. 1 pie l.-emvsi'lf lo substantiate before tho country eve rt' thing I Invcsatd agninn Van lii ren ond his pirtv. 110 would not detain tho Honso by going tlirouali u'd thee pnrticu ats. Ho would take an bj.purtuniiy 10 do it hereafter, Mr Van Dun n Iiad, no doub', mtertiiimd didjienl rqiinions at difit-rciit time.-. But be asserted what ho would uiaiutun that Mr Von liuien Iiad denkd the power of the fiovtrnuient to iiiiikcnppropiiatiuns fir the Cuiiiberland load. Il tiue, r.everlheltsi', ih it Jlr Van lluri n opprnved of ihe biP, &e. Mr Van I'liieu wa opposed 10 the protective lariil, but t.o voted for the 1j.1I of ntunningtiniis in 1E2P, wh edi ho (Mr Stewarl) strongly n ho was for a prutecuvo null; could not approve-, and ngainst which he vctcd, being then a inemberol ihelloutc. If Mr Van Uurui won incoiv isient, it was not his f'lilt. He pjoitsitd i.f ainst the couri'o 1 ur.-ued in io 111 clamoring down a man for doing h.sduiy. If a man was u becrdlrd a Inr on ihefioor for doin;,-bis duly, hct'Q Id not help 11. It was it disgrace to llie House. His constituents had nut sent him hereto go to fistiuiillj. It ihey wauled a representative m 1 eat thing, they could pick out a man suitable fur it, He would nol be silenced by lliesa Jtineks llo tjs selil here by his coutlHuf-nl to discharge his duly, uid ho would do it ffsrless of consequences. He wouldmsist, nnd bebrh -ted, in hi) coiisueuce, ma policy of Mr Van Uuren hsd broken down t'.e greil iieieri.tsof the tountry, mid involved it 111 em t'lriHameiit nnd ilinejr'icv. When I.d couclud.el, u muliou wm mado load y .1 11. hut Mr llombi cf ft, l begged leave to oflir a resu lt:!. mi, which he&cnt lo tbeehnir, 'l lie leiiilii'ion was riid n uilownt tmhtx Thai the committee 011 t!io judiciary I13 mslinc'cd 10 inq.iiru into the expediency of pealing the law against duelling. Vi-.iret'uiintH. 1 object. I thill bn in dnnger. Th IIoih" a.tjoiiriiitl, or went olf, inforiujlly, feel i 1 the taiiro vtiy ilcejily. !.!on lav, Jan. 22. Mr, Wise' noininslion is said, fiouoiifnined, I i.K.'nuefi a4 lie Ihs ooiweutrd to reeeitea iioiiuun tion ftrapbioeof i.jch minor I'lipo.tnui'e nslti 1, aid I I the mom of hi roi ljutor, Ihe n jeeli'd I'rofiil, the S.-nto O'ljdit 10 eive tbciroilvico an I consent in tlu 1.1 lit a as they iu ejoubt will. The H nil.) 13 ii S'leli .1 tamper, howiver, ihat it would i t.t d-i to pientbii noui'inlion, '" lvs nt, imr until they have relieved their mind and silisfi'l tho tie miiidj of eomcieneo by inikn? a fj.v m iru victiiiK. 'Pie minor has icviveel ill it Mr. Hp-bur his sit-ni-fi--l 11 wish to i") abroid, and ihu he will, nfier a while, I." ii'"uinaU"l fir Prance, nnd thit ilwi tbre will bo n rcorgiiiiVfiin i'f tho "Oabint pri;wr"--tiie oid 1 one ynins; out pretty as uiuch 'is ".1 uui '1 -but ijuio by one mode, r.n.isomoh anoiiier. Vho pwe out I un.1 vvfid conief m. is not n mailer of mnidi iut:rtt ul itoi. til l W"e of aft'nr. Tho N vy llfparr. irunt 1. to Le 1.I11.11 un itd by l!i i'';ii.f c.'er1 , Mr tin 11 1' lor 1.1 1 ie ril In ILWitij 10 ay, Mr Hu hamn jr sint'tla memorial prating Congress to buy tho banking house l the lolc u, t. I!,,,!,, Bn,j convtrt j, ,,,, tt Custom Mouse. II wai nskcd wlielher the building hid nol Uoen sold for Iho cost of tno front steps, I ut Jlr 11. explained that 11 was bought 111 by the batik. iilr Jarnagm cniiimenled 011 tha icply of Jlr. Por ter to tho Cherokee reiolutioit. Ilei said that llie pa pers were not worth priming. They contained none of the information called for. 'I hey did not state tho ninount of uwards by tho cnmmis-inn, or tho sum paid, or Iho ro isona for withholding the sums award ed. Ihey believed enough was paid ta salify the agents lor prosecuting tho cUimg and that tho In dians got nothing. They showed tint Jlr l'orter made gloat cxerlioiu togct a telative of his appointed call 10 l'!0 co",mlS6lon 110 !iouId try another Jlr Merrick brought m a bill prepared by himself, after conversation Willi thn committee oil post nads, Slc. to reduce tho rales of postage and nhiidfo tho rronking privilege. The bill was refcrrod for farlhor consideration to thit committee. The bill provides that letters not weighing more than half an ounce shall bo charged five cents for any eli3lanco not exceeding one hundred miles; ten tents fer nuy distance exceeding a hundred miles ; with tho same additional postage, for every additional quarter oran ounce weight. That iho postago on newspapers and pamphlets bo greatly reduced. That the franking privilego of all deputy postmas ters and subordinate olTieetsof tho Government bo abolished j that letters of public officers, hcrclofore rranlied, be charged to the contingent fund of the re spective departments j that members of Congress be not allowed to frank any letters ; that they be al lowed lo receive Icllere free. b.-causo their constituents won d cle tail them with too much postage j and mil they be furnished with a cortuin number of cn- wF", ','!i,,lci1 " free," to send oil". The bill seems to be a great improvement on the present system. Hut whether it will pass the House is n mailer of great doubt. Jlr F.vans's speech in renlv lo Mr Men maslcrlv performance. Il was n clear exposition of the tnuff policy, and ot thoconliiion and prospects of i tiuuiniui mo ifirin 01 iota. Jlr F.yans oppr .iehcd the s ibject, bo said, with more reluctance and a feeling 01 lesi interest in it, l inn hit nv'pr tint! in ....hi ..i . i... tl , vri.u iu any suiiieet oeiore, ior Ihe teason that thcro was no freshness or novelty in it, and nil the facta ond argument respcctmgit were so fntnibar Mint one had little to do in treating it but to draw on Ins memory. He regarded the diseus-iuu ns out of p aeo and 'nf.inler and timo ; neverthe less, he woulo not shrink from it. lie met Jlr McUufTie's aiguments fairly and dispo aeel eii thcni. nnoby one, to the satisfaction of every .. ,.;i . --"" iY 1'idcrii ma suojeci in a otti point of view, notwithsianding the stateness of ia!.!'u"'c""lcn,sof JlrMoDuiTiF. that iho tariff of w-.- ,,u, revenue taritt i" that it could not do ticcaupo it discouraged and prohibited importations, uv excessive duties! that it was a laritf whose object woi plundcri that it was destructive tocommerce and navigation, ond ground the fdceof the poor, tic, . , : -..-"li; uui, euuugn mo nci uimin- shed sonie importations, it had iticreascrinthcrst that the tirmritlM nn , t..'l. . n. ... f. 1 1 111 ""- iituiiuo larui tnouiei Le frame I shoold be not by referring to duties on panic u aratlt?les, but by tho taiiir in such manner that, as n whole, it would encomoge industry, nnd giveemploiment to the people, and enable tkcm to become consumer. In this way n tariff is mado "to produce the great est revenue with the least burden," whi h was Mr JIcDuffio s object. It was 10 be so framed ns to en courage impositions by giving the people means to consume, and pay for, foreign products. Uy a uni form low ratoof duly nn all articles, industry would be parahzeil, an I the ability to consumo imports would bn lessened, and impoils diminished. He snow-eil, from documents, lint the increase of duties had diminished prices, and, in general, increased im portations, and increased the revenue. 'Iho tarilT had produced seventeen millions this year, on an importation of dutiable commodities of nnlu Mriii.Aii.1.. ...!! . I. ..... , -viirin 1111111U11-. 11 woiiiu navo produced nitre but for the hesitation caused in bu incss dunn.' the Inst quarter of 1912 and the first quarterof ISJ3! by tho agitation of the subject. As soon as bus iiu ss Pfrlt ed down On n tinrninm.nt 1,-..: Un ln. .. . increased to a great and unparalleled extent. The .k..t u.i-II, II1U HHMUl lUUIIIlH nenaior prcaicteel mil it would not give twelve mill ions. Hut even tho diminuti in of imports for the two quarters nbovo mentioned was not caused by the tarifT, for the import of free articles was diminished to a greater extent during tho timo. Tne ens dng year it would be twenty-three millions. If the next nae!.it ,1! I nn t.rlr. in.-!!: i.l .. . , uimi; intelligence; ui ene decline of cotton, it would produce tuenty-fivo or twenty-six millions more than enough for all pur- 1 . Ho said tho condition of the Treasury had been misrepresented hv sitinn, : 1 .i.. -, ... w .r.nUU)n I'JllllllllS Hill ought to know better. Tne Treasury was in good condition. ThoSecretarv had underrated Iho revenue of this quarter by two millions, and also the revenue for tho vear. Hf h.nrl nut l.t ..c.i,'...iaB r... .:n: I 11 l iui minium beyond iho amount ol appropriations that Congress WnnlJ mtn fur ttin r.n-l f r - ". .' j.:.!. v.unjjlLBa, irOIll present indication', would not go beyond eighteen tnilltnn Tnr nritinsfi. mirnoj W Un.l UA :.l ... -.... ,. u. ..ciiaj, HE 31IU, Ijil every s:dn, nssurancca nnd evidences of increasing business, and tho idea that commerce was to bade- airoveii was imaginary. iieMinKool tne thousand millions tho amount of rtnmi'd In in torn.. I M.Dtni.rM n...!1.......!.. : - .' . .ui.iiitni.1uaui v.teiiy mill a llllJOr- tmco than foreign commerce of a hundred millions. Importations had never riaen above one hundred and fifty millions, nnd could not h.ifely go higher thin a bumlrpi or n Inmflrivl nml f.cnni....i r.. l..-.t ink. " ...bin; .11 1.11 ui.;3i. in, capacity of tho country to produce and export would not bo accompanied by n proportionate moreasi of exportation. That would ho regulated by iho capac ity to purchase. So Iho importations twenty years ago were skty four millions, an 1 were not increased 111 proportion to iho incieaso of population. Jlr. F.van did not finish. Tnu Senate went into T.icceulive buincii. Tho Uoiisj rcctivvJ petitions occupied the whole day. Washington, Tuesdiy. Jan. 23. Mr C. .1. Ingersoll. from tho Uoiiiiiiittceon Poreign All'iirj, re-ported on tlio queslun referred to themTis to llie e.x)IUncv i.f requesting the President to give notice lo Great llriiian for the termination of ihe con vention for iho j lint occupation of Oregon, u resolu tion declaring that it is inexpedient f r Congress to acl at present, in any manner, on tho subject. Jlr Oe.en or la. moved to amend oia 10 dechro it expedient, and launched out into tho wide field of Ore gon discussion, eleclaring the claim of ihu United Stiles to tho whole terriory perfjet and beyond ques tion, and hence repudiating the ilea of concession and compromise, etc. Hu'hid spoken but a few min utet when ho gave way, (the hour of suspension hav ing nearly chiiiedA nml after ROinil (.nnili l-ilinn t.i the hunt feasible plan of brini:iug the matter regularly up for debatu with Ihu view, moveel to smpcud iho tules to go into Committee of tho Whole on tho Un- ..... 'v ".. . H'tn-uiy "ni lucre. 1 i'Kc Ucl eas lllj Neys lit (nut two-lhiids ) The iici.ort ..f iho Ciimmiir.e on Kules .Tmiu eann up; nnd .Mr Saunders liiiishtd Lis hour, referring in pioof of Ins p'is.iinii tint iho 11 taxing the rule 10 as to rcci'iiD A'lohnon Petiiiom and lav them on thn tnbla without d.-bntH, vvoul J nol all.iy "tho nut of do jr rlam- ! or" on the sutij.'Ct, 10 the v.iriom p'litions presented eniechlly lo Iho o bv Mr G:ddmgand Jlr lieaidsloy vesterday; to the Resolutions of tin- Massachusetts f.euiilat ire. (whiJi hodecbred origimled, not ns Mr I Adum said, with ihe Democrali-i mnjoiiiy there, but in the Hartford Conveniion,) etc.j and nppe'ilmg warmly to Iho Northern Democracy' Mill to remain with thnn 111 Ihe support ofthsllst 'ltule. Jlr Vi'inlhrop fjllowcd in an nblo argument, con tending iu reply 10 gentlemen who had prwedeil, that the 21 si rule was '1 lotil vicliliin of tho right of peti tion as giirnniied by llie Constitution, of the piineip'o for which our filhora contended, ns expressed in ihe Declaration of Independence, in tl.o well know 11 speech o( Patrick Henry, die, ipc. With particular reference to tho argument of Mr HsLscn he eximined IliitUh Precedents, nil concurring to prove that the rejection of pctitbns was tho rare exception nnd not thegeueral rule there, fie. Mr Adams ssked leave to pri'scut a resolution of the MuichuselU Leyislniuio at its present notion for nmuidiiieiil of Ihe Constitution lo exclude! the repre sentation of staves and Mr J objected, moved a suspension of the rules for tiio purpose. Jlr Sutindcri asked if ihefornur resolutions, of similar import had been signed by the Governor ? Mr Ad urns believed nol ; but thi reiolutim had been inlro duced in Ihe Houseuf Repre'ssuiativcs by the leading 'Democratic member, and hid passed uirinimously. Mr C. J. fugtrsull said lie Iiad undi-rs'ood tliat the former rotolution had been drawn bv Mr Adams, and lirggud leave to uiiuire if tins was the fact I Jlr Ad ams reph-d by asking tb veas mvs j whicheaus r a I uMt nfliushler. The motion 16 eupeiul fniledi Yks "0, Nijs 103 ; and thus tlu resolution was not revived. In senate the; resignation of Hon. Mr Spraue was pn-eniid. Jlr While presented resolutions of ths Legislature of In.. i:i ftviirofiifindtngGen. J.iiksiu'e line, nnd cgainst .Ifr Cost Johnson's plan for tho relie f of the Stum and agiinst Distri'i'iti ,n. Ilts own vote upon the fine, he Haul, would deri-n 1 on llv form in winch itennio i.p; no 'jdin of relief" wjj before Congress (an I on il he did notuprcst an opinion) nml as to distribution, with his Si ite, he stood pledged for it, Mr Mates pre-anled ili; resolulnn, which I.f moved to lay on the tabid and print, of the I.gisliture of ilisnchusetts. (pres.-nted in (lie House by Mr Ad ams) to eicludeslavorepris'nlation. Jlr ITing ex pressed regretat its presentation, and said the Union would not last twenty-lour bourn after the pimgonf .uchaniiii-ondiiry measure'. He made it similar re ference t.i ih- Hartford Con .'etnion to that of Mr Saun dors iu the llnu-.i', imK sp-jke warmly of the execra tion which suc'i 'incendiary," "finiliinl"iiinveninis, wlielher of, oiialit lo receive, "dr Sevier obiecicd lo the receniion, Jlr Crittenden h ipeil il would be teciived nnd hid 011 llie table. Jlr limes bad rieitiifd lo ntoid delnto at prtsenli and coiM, iiiovtJ to hv.on the table. Mr nip-bvolitiost'dfiiriieiil irlv thcDriniiiicnf whni ha called IroiSiu tl the rights of his I'Oii-.litu. ii's unit J ibhsrrenl 10 every one tuuth of ', Mason and Dixeu'd 1 liui. , After farther cmveriiatiem, 'ha les-il-ni"'! were r - o tti i nrj i 1 hern printing wus rrfusttlt c.ia 27, ' TU TnnM' U"' "f Mr HeDufn- with Mr HvatisV P port, iigsui camoupi and Mr Uvans it-JU'Ptd nnd ( oiieluded Ins speech in convincing vindication ot th 'Ujill, sxliil.ilitig ntlcngih statistics showing Its ot,o lanoii, and ttplyinu to Air JlcCitffie, &c. &e, , , , JVAsiiisnTOs, Jan. 21. Jlr Phoenix, whose death was so confidently ro ported hero last evening, has risen, Phoenix likt Irom his ashes, llo hves-nnd tiny ho live-, ihou sand jenrs. Whatever danger ho may h.ivo been in, is past, and ho will, no doubt speedily re cover. ' Tho TarilV Tiestion, which nross on the report of Iho Commilte'e of bmanco. adverse to tho considera tion of Jlr, Mcpiillna's llill, on the score of Iho want of jiitisdiction by the Senate, was resumed bv the Senate. ' Mr Woodbury was entitled lo the floor. Hut Jlr Ijernan, with thn assent of Jlr Woodbdry, again raised tho question of jurisdiction and, Aftor some conversation, it was agreed upon, infor U1. ,LV' J . 1 1110 'khato should terminate, nrtcr Jlr JIcDuffiu's reply to .Mr Kvans. The Senate passed soma time in Exccutivo Session, but did nothing. ' III tho HoUsO. the ntinnrltv nf lU (.mM!.iM. the four States, tho legality of whose elections is con tested, reported Ihs election by general ticket is ille gal and void, The Report ndverso to Ihe proposition for requesting tho Presidont to take steps lo terminato tho joint oc cupancy of Oregon Ternlory, was discussed, and a very extravagant speech against the report was made bv Wcntworihof Illinois. Mr Thompson and others spoke upon It, when the suijt:e;e wns eaiu asiuo tor the present. Tho Hill, aulhorisinrr elm ImnsFpr nf nnnrnnrUtlnnfl in the Navy Department, was briefly discussed, but out vueeu upon, Thlirndfly. Jnn. Vy Pr.ocitr.Disos cr Tho pro'ecedings of . llr... I I i:-l.. I !... . ...... nuui-a iiuyu uecu peculiarly uarrcn oe uiicreee to-day. In tho Senate, after a fow moments had been occupied in the considerations of momorials. ne- tttions, and either miscellaneous business, the grant of land for tho improvement of Kox and Wisconsin utvera was unelly considered. After ihis, tho reso lution of MrSemple, cf Illinois, touching the Ore rron. was taken em. nn.l it.liia IT .tr..l.. ..1 x-n Cliairmanof the Committee on Foreign Aflhirs.spoke well, and sensibly, of Iho impropriety of entertaining a discussion of this subject, wl ile negotiations were I'niiuiuK won uiu uniisn LTOvernmeni. i- uruicr con siderations of tho subject was then postponed, until Tuesday next. After this, the Senato went into Kx- ecutivo Session, and remained therein until lato in ihe anernoon out that it did any thing therein, of any moment, I have not learned. In the House, the debate was even of a more unin teresting character. The wlioloelny was taken up in the report of a majority of the Committee on ICIoc tion. the elilm of Mr Rninrm 1,. W,. scm. Several attempts were mado to provent Ihe "iiiiiiug ui nn wio icsiimony and deductions in the case but, aftor a whole day had been wasted upon this id'e and unprotlttblo debate, the House decided to print the whole. , , Friday, Jan. 25. 1 lie Sena's basnet been in session to-day, having ndpurned over until next .Monday. In tho House, to-day, the nsiult upon the Whig re porters wns renewed, in a elillerrnt shape, hot in n hardly less despicable manner, .Mr Charles J. Inger soll, of Pennsylvania, rose, nnd rend, from tho U. S G.izctie, an ex'ract from a lettct signed Oliver OH. school, nnd which he affirmed lobe .1 Jlr Sergeant He complained that the report was a fal-o statement, ami demanded to have JlrS. dismissed from the floor. Jlr Morris of Philadelphia, rose, and defended Mr S. He aiid he was a gentleman of honor and v.iraci-ly-and did not believe ho would mako a statement he had any reason tosupposo iinlruo. Jl r Adams said in reply to Jlr Ingersoil, that ho was ready to endorse tho statement. It was nil true and he would hero say, that the remaiks and questions nf Ingersoil irere impertinent. Mr A. proceeded to speak with much severity, of the remarks on Ihe occasion, (tile-presentation of our State resnlninne 1 hmli nfir Ingetsoll and also of .Mr Smnders, of North Carolina. , -Mr A. went on to speak, nt length, of the resohi lions of our Legislature, nnd declaimed, in the fullest manner, having any thing to do with tho authorship of ihoresnlutmns. Henry A. Wise, of Virginii, who entertains a dead- . . "u-iiiiij iig iiusi uuver uiiisciiooi, lor some deserv ed strictures upon himself, hero endeavored lo obtain the floor, with a view no doubt, to give full and sati? factory reasons to a WViig Stnatc, w hy ho should le confirmed to Rio, by his amiable, forgiving, nnd jist frame of mind. He persisted tn claim Iho igh it was conceded to C. J. Ingersoil but the Speaker rerued to allow his claim. Jlr I. in reply, complained of the offensive course of Jlr tAdatm to wards himself personlly. The timo befoie tho closin" or the mail, is brief to enable me to speak, ns tomo-rnw I shall emleavor lodo. of the ntieneive anddissracerul attack of Jlr Ingersoil upon Jlr Adams. Jlr King, of .uissicnuseus, rose, and commenced a reply to Jlr Ingersill, in explanation of the origin of the Jlassa chusetts Resolution but was interrupieil by I'avo Johnson, of Tennessee, on llie point of order, that enough had been mill, i. p. according to llio views of Jlr Johnson. Tho Speaker, however, permitted him to go on and lie mide S very bnnilsamn nnd nntilo vindication of Jlr Adams. He explained tho origin of I 111c resolutions, nm was constantly nnd repeatedly interrupted and, although Iho Speaker had allowed others to discus? the same subject, ho called him to order, anil directed him to lake bis seat. Jlr Ciing msn moved lo let him go on, The House permitted him to go on. however, with out taking tho yeas nnd mys but ho was slopped aetata hy an interruption, fi 0111 Mr Parmenter, who wi-hed to correct an error in tlie'formation of tho com mittee. .Mr IC. i still speaking, ns I am compcl'td to closo my l.-tter. Wasiiivotov. Saturday, Jan. 27. Tin Senate was not in session to-day. As soon as tho House met, Jlr. Wise imJe a coun ter Report from tho minority of tho Committee on Rules. Jlr. Cavo.Iohnsin in conformity with a notice giv en yesterdiy, asked li'ivo to o rcr :i resolution cxelu dinji letter wi iters nnd reporters from tho Hill, ex cept those employed for the press of Washington City. Leave was refused, Jlr. phek made nn unsuccessful efl'irt to submit a prnpisition for employing a corps of Reporters to be piitl from the Continge nt b'uiid of llie House, and be sworn lo report literally all tint passes. The Housithen went into Committee of the Wholo on private btlls, and took no thebill for the relief of the wi lows and orphans nf those who were lost in the 1111 fortunnte schooner, Grampus. Jlr. Riihbun, of N. V., opposed it, anil Jlr. Wise, inonoofihiimosibeau iiful and eloquent speeches tint Ins ever been mado in Iho House, supported it; fur whi.h, 1 say, "Uod bless bun ! Finally thn bill was passed, the Committee rose and tho House adjourned. GLAD TO HEAR IT! The Enquirer announces that "there U no a shadow nf truth in the report," (of .Mr. Van Iiu itui'H withdrawal.) So far as having the stroni'. st pirty among the ficn Foco claimants of the Presidency can entitle him to tl.p nrefuretico nf being drubbed by Mr. Clay, .Mr. Van Huron ir, boynnd all ipiestion, entitled to it. Ilo rallies around him whit remains ol tho trim old Jack son, man-worshipping, glorification, nosp-led pirty. Cast, it is said, is weaker even in .Mich igati, whsre ho live, than this lineal successor of General Jackson. Johnson h stronger, it is suppnsed, in Kentucky, Illinois and Pennsylva nia, but has lutlo strength any whore else. Cilhnun is stronger in South Carolina and Ala. buna, but hu scarcely tho elndowof a party in any other State. Buchanan has withdrawn wisely, knowing his own weakness and want of claim. In contending that Van, who has some parly all over tho Union, is the strongest man, the Knnuirer iu right. Ho ran possibly, nay probably, got a Stales out ef 20 one more than any other of tho party could get, and ho ought, therefore, to be ailhered to, to break its fall as much as possible! That tho Diltimorn Loco Convention has been shamefully packed, there can bo no doubt. Kven had Ihey superior in terest with the People, things havo been so man aged, that Calhoun, Cass & Co., could not, by possibility, havo had anv chance there, llut all this juggling was stiporlluus. It was an instance of unnecessary tact and sunoreriigatory cunning, which will return to plague their inventors. lloro was an opportunity lor Van to appear po litically honest to assume a virtue, if he had it not. Hy acepiicf cing in Iho Calhoun proposition for constituting tho Convention, ho would havo lost nothing, and would havo gained that b rt of reputation of which ho stands much in need. tho reputation of thulhuir, cutting and dealing fairly. Constitute tho Convention in any way that could bo Imagined, tn represent tho will of thoso who wero represented in it, and Mr. Vim Huron must have received (if ho was weal: enough to accept) (he nomination. True to their character, his tacticians havo rcsoited to legerdemain plain sailing put en tirely in their power... ami what, if obtained by plain failing, would have oxcitcel uono of the fu rious passions which now agitato LncofoiiMn ! Thero can bo no doubt that tho old Hunkers arc right in (.ticking to Van I V'hey cannot elect him indoed, but they can show by adhering to him, their capacity of carrying threo or four Stated. Tins is som'thingl It is a nest-egg for ihcolootiunof 1S13! Our venerable neigh bor is prnno to infer in the future an replete with triumph to his pir'y causa. In us rdcniinnniid this consoling vloy tn him, and h bu;,dy sdie siou to Vajll- 'Ji,'iiund Wkn , I'OIjlTICAii lTIi.MS. t HIE UIIAr.On OF "llAteOAIN ANII MALE." A 'eiinesspo paper stites, tliat nt a lato tncotinp; f tlio Wlili'D nf Junublitirottgli, in that State, The Ctur.on or "lUmiAiN anii Hale." A I of tlio Wlilijn of Jiinablmrotitjli, in that State, Col. John A. Aiken, lieretoforu .1 l,oco Focii camo boldly forward anil eleclarcil liitns-elf for !T fit... t.. .1.- - ..r 1 1 1 i.uiiit untjfi in uiu i-.tiiiisu ui ins etpejccn ilea saiil that ho was "a member of the Legislature of Tennessee! at tho time tho resolutions wore adopted, charging Henry Clay with 'bargain, in- iiiuuiiuii uuirupiiun, .nm unit im voieu ior tlioin. Ho had livon to see that ho was then in error -h.lel elemn that if mat and ernod rnnn Inina- ticc and as an honest man he took back that vote. If ho wero now in tho Legislature, lie would voto to lenaal that voto of thu Loiris a. tttrc." DANtr.t, WEnsTtn. Various paragraphs have appeared, in diverse journals, announcing the completion of anlarrangemont between Mr. ...uu. tiiudiuiai uiiwuiiiiii, iut carrying; uu professional business in this city. We have not noticed the subject, however, preferring to wait until tho arrangement was really completed, and then to announce it correctly. Mr Veb- sier associates nimsGH wilh two members of our bar Josenli W. Mnnlinn P.-n n,l l.'.i.. o Van Witule, Ksq. tho first taking charge of vomniury aim mo scconu 01 mo law practice, anil Mr Webster of course confining himself to tlO lllltifK.f :l n.-nll.,- nn.l I, 'IH...:. v. .uuiidvIIUI ...ii. uaiiiaiui. 1 licit olhccs are on the sccontl floor of tho Exchange, auutu uiupostoinco. Mr Webster will be here early in March, or sooner, if occasion may re quire. A y. Com. Adc. HcsioNtTtoN of Mr. Choate. It in now conlidenty reported in this city, upon tho au. thority ofletters received from tho Hon Itufus Choate, Senator in Congress from this State, that ho vvll, ere long, resign his seat In the Senate ha resignation to tako efiect on the llrst day o" March next. O" Thi slwc-mahers of Linn, havo formed a Clay Glut. They have hammered loco foco principlts upon tho lapsloni of truth, and find thetn roUen. The following is one of thoir re solutiom : llesaied, Tint wo are not only Fanouil Hall Wl.igi Massachusetts but out and out Clay Whigi : that we go for tho "Mill Boy of the Slas&s ;" at Ihe same timo wo shall, as we ovorhavo done, stick to Honest John to the e'eisr and fax strongor, until the rtps in our govern ruoif are scu-cd up, and the curroncy of tho na tion, and the prolectinn to our industry, arc peg. .eii.ogether in a workmanlike manner. Wc go for 'iiin because we have occasioned him, and Int'.v him to bo master of the craft mi in caso of LC!DnNT, or absence of tho Boss, tho Jours vvil not get the lack. 2II0P.T RUT rrtr.r. nr rnrvr vn Tio Yazoo City Whig, published at the city of iiej", .Mississippi, tms tne lullowing pithy par Hsu.-, .uit-sissippi, nas tne lullowing pithy par- djr.epu. 11 sei3 toriii in a low words in a very lanou minimi- 3 hn-iinH rt 1. .... ...1 i lappy manner a portion nf the advantage which ism lu.suieeu irom tno vvimr '.inir.-tt iwv nn.l we are tho more Dlcuscd to ennv if no !t n.Mn. from a part of the country where erroneous views with resticct to the effort nf tlm nmtni;.,.. principle, havo unhappily too Ions prevailed : hat has it iionl. i n wing principle of Protection has mado tn e.rniror !iitn,,i f v. jorlcrs of nianul'.ictured cottons; exporters in Itead ofr t importers or mixed cloths ; and importkus ntdeatl of Exronmr-s nf Strnr Wi, Lt,n..i.i 1... 1 ' '",i Tariir. ' 'On0y m" PPie 3 l)rotoctlvo , " W(A moid hit Ata rocent LocoFoco col-1 ciratiun ol the anniversary of the battle of New Orleans, at Newtown, Connecticut, John Juhn son, Em., an old hluo-light, Ami-War, Hart forel Connecticut Federalist, was very appropri ately called to tho chair. A certain would-be Congressman, named I'holpp.ofliciatedassDokes. man, and in the opening of his speech very in nocently rormrked, that the very day the Lattlo of Now Orleans was fouirht, tho Hartfurd Con vention WltM in flnsKirtll. nlntrin.r t.,,qcnn nn . . s ..u...u, on juil, I inuuauijr fucjiieci : uoaim. bus Jour. I'itrioiic A Loco Fnco Convention ivarreni county ivy., recently ,0 the .3nb Zil proTrl S?rr I bC,"S ' '0U hishcst glory and best interests ol his nation, astocn- can juug" Quito as well as I can. deavor la rdird the admission, of Texas by tntan". ! Ti. n -i .i- ,r 1 Unfiit wiih avj minor consideration nf home policy" ilL'SlUeilt himself, having, from lie- Of courei, tho interests of the United States C3ssity, " put away ambition," that is, hav our "Aonie uterests" must st.unl u,rh 'i'i... 1 ... ... am "minor sonsidoraticms"! Courier , I'atri t ' u I 1111,1 Isaac !;.', tho editor of the N. II says : " With Vail Buron ns n r.imliiliio Henry . Clay will ci ry every "New Ijngland State ex cept Now Hampshire." uEvcsur. ornccRs in Veiimont. In 18 I'd, I nineteen pc-i-ons employed at an expense of : ?ro5 kj" 18i'I;3, .lwo,"3r ivu,at a" UVPSU ! of S,o00,S!, shnwiiig, e.uco the restorat on of the increaso of iv e,f. i Kcvcsun ornccRs is Veiimont. In 181 ficcrs and of SI,(W8 in tho expense". The HicJItlllliil Mnemirri- btnntli. .I.,:AU il,- I f .1 . ' r ";:" ihu j truth of tho rtnnnr thit ihn 11 a m,..;.!, nr , ...... ..... iiuiv iii,iieiaii ui Ivllldorliookhas askml bis n -,.,,, i 1,.-. ,,.,il.,l ir. t . .. ... .!.. m inimi Ui . .... ... u ,. ivinii uu ii as a candidate tir tho presidency. Tho Knqui. rer urges ad a reason why the report cannot bo true, " the sipi; f his (Van's) success are cheering." The ilicliincndEnq'iirer speaks more ration ally than Ins been its wont of lato. He admits (speaking for thu Democratic i. o. Loco Fo. co party) that "nir elancor is so iminent and our enemy fcrmidablo !" 7'ho Richmond Whig says: H't hopo tho ship is not to be given up with out a brush for it ! Wo are one bf those who wisa to seo minorities strong and m'jjrities not to large. Mor.E 1! ! Tho Calhoun General I committee of tho city of New York, have is. sued an arMrocsj winch takes strong ground against Mr. Van Huron's packcel Convention to be held at Ihltimore in -May next, and calls an. other Natioial Convention at Philadelphia on thu Ph of July. Wins Pr.Jst'KCTs. There never has been, since lyrauy, ignorance and misrule, found op position in thi bosoms of thu virtuous, intelligent and patriotic, stronger evidences of enthusiasm and zeal maiifestod, than that of the Whigs of SoUtllWOSleri Vireinla. 'I'lmw i,.f I... ration, with inanimity and decision unparalleled j ... fin i.unuu in uiu mountains. Itiueeu in tho language tf a letter from a gentleman in an aJjiiininu ro jnty, next in iuipouauco u Uicir religion to their God, is that of devotion to the cointn ni rauso if Clay and the country.-.l&iiy. dun Virginia. A Fight IN the Cai'IToe. The National Intcll'gencer of Friday thus commences its repprt of iho proceedings iu the House on the previous day. "Shortly before prayers a fight took place in that part of tho Hall which lies immediately behind tho Speaker's table, between Mr. Wel ler, member from Ohio, nnel a Mr. Sltriver, correspondent of tlio Biltimoro Patriot, growing out of a certain publication mado in that jour nal. Of tho merits of tho battlo or its rcs-ults tho Reporter kuuiva nothing j and evon of tlio fact itself he would havo been ignorant, but for tho smashing of the windows behind him, and for tho contusion and noise which usually at tune! theso abrupt resorts to first principles. Thu correspondent of thu Ihltimoro Amori. can gives Ihis account of tho affair: "Mr. Woller, of Ohio, this morning, a few moments before tno hour of meeting, (1" o'clock) mado an assault upon tho llaor of tho Heuiso of Kep. resontatives, upon Mr. Shriver, the Reporter and Washington correspondent of the Haiti moro Patriot. Mr. Shriver was without friends when tho attack was made. Ho received many blows, and was struck several tunes when upon the floor, Mr. Woller's friends standing by and preventing any itiicrioroncc, i ti , "! "v "" muiiiini;, uau uenii bOUIlel OVer til KeOO tlio nO.leiR. Mpm. i and HoUer of All., acting as his sureties, Tho I - - . w 1 1 1. r t M t tU assault upon Mr. S. Im excited great fueling in the Houso and out of it, as well from tho placo t 'upon Mr. S. bus excited L'reat fuolim' in ivnure h was uiaue, ti ior ino atiacK upon the ircer. T ,, ;, - , . ' Wo learn Irom the lro.vcll Courier, that tlx i hundred thousind bushels of ch.ircotl were con. i t l u ,niiu vinous iniHn in Lowell the im-I ' .. . 1 i The I'EA-l'ATCtt Isr.Ao. In n elobato in tho U. S. Senate recently, Mr. Dayton, of N. J "--""J'l "nyeon, 01 111. j g'1V0 l'10 following account of tlio singular orl trin and crowtli of tlio small island In t1. iinln rj .wimtiu 111 uiu 1UJU' ware uivcr below l'lniadelpliia, called the I'ea Piitch. " Ho said, upwards of 70 years ego, n vessel laden with nnas ntrorb tinnn Ll,n..l t !. l-tnl ..,.. uoiiuai in uiu uui. awnra, and waa ahandoneel vessel nnd ncm a iniHi 1 mi. 1 . . . ... t . . tuiai lusis. 1 no ousiacio presented by this schoonor loaded with peas to tho sand, mud and other floating matter descending the river, con stitutcel a nucleus for the formation of an island. In 171, it had attained tho extent of one hundred acres. In tho same year, two brothers, Clement and Edward Hall, proceeding under the authority of tho Governor of Now Jersey, took possession of tho island anil established thcniEelves upon it. They remained there until 1811, and then Clement died. His moiety came into the hands of Dr. Henry Gale, who afterwards bought tho other half. He cleared up the Island, erected the proper buildings, and oxpended a large sum of money in couvcrtino the placo into a fishing station. In 1811, howovcr, camo Gen. Bloomfield, with the warrant of President Madison, to make a survey nf tho poor Doctor's Uarrataria. The unfortunate owner told him that tho United btatcs had no titlo to the placo, whereupon the General goes over to Wilmington and obtains from the authorities of tho State of Delaware a cession ol tho Island to the government. He returned and demolished all Mr. Gale's build, ings and improvements, and ruined him. Mr. Gnlo never obtained any compensation or any other redress from tho government althoifh several Secretaries of the Treasury had recom mended tho appropriation of 8101)000 for his relief. He died at last disappointed and broken hearted. etiyfSt,aim,,.n!"1'1 onco havo boon sotllei1 for $?17,l)00. His heiris had hjiiidIiow brought the tnaUer before the United States Circuit Court in New Jersey, and had beaten the government. It was contended that when the government took the lands of individuals without cnmpensi- tion, they could alterward recover thorn, with all the national property that might bo on them. 'I lie cost of tho fortifications on this little Islanel, I think, was stated at several millions." FRIDAY JIORNING, FHU.2, 1311. THINGS AT WASHINGTON. Tho correspondent of ihu Huston U.iily Mail liae ilm f.,ll.:., , ...u...u maiiuis Bnu "'ings at Washington .... ... . . . The political cauldron is boilintr hot. Mr. Hives' Letter Ins como upon uu like a clap of ihundor! It is not meiely as spoaking tlio sentiments of Mr. Rives himself, that givns it consetinenco, influential as that gon llcman certainly is : but it is well understood " speaks not morel. herp that ho speaks not merely for himself, 1 1 lor llt)arly "" entire ol tho conservative I mnu ili-,t ,t.:i. :.. eom .1 "'v i""j liuien, 111 10-iu, nirew ns eight on the side of tho u liigs, and helped iumpu 01 uen. iiantson; but which has since been considered as lean ing towards its first love, if not actually join ing hand in hand with tho Democracy. It is also understood hero ihat tho administra tion will follow in tho footsteps " of Mr. Rivos, ami givo its remaining influence, small though it be, for Mr. Clay ! To this course, Air. Wubsto has already pledged himself: nnd Soencor is bnnirinir hni-,1 i l, i1?.ir- niinsoii taken again into tho Whig ranks. nw ,;. CL'rQ IlR K in ihtc hiittni lin.fnn,l I .! t . . ui'iuuu ins iiuiitra ui 1 in i-nn I 11 q in.... n .1..:..: - . -"b b"" "I' "I' uuiu ue uuidllling ;i lioilllllil- l'U" 1"'ni P't'ler '):uy 1'ur rc-'-'!l-'c''0'' tu 'lie placo hu now fills, makes himself ve-rv com- fortablo about political iniitters, anil says, -iiouoiri care winch party is in tho ascim- ilant." Tho leading dumocrals, he siys, havu . ---;", Ilu Si3s, uavu ooivod him in order to obtain office, and tllc W8 l"vo abused him becauso lie ehoso ,n ,r i-t, , .1 , , t0 lurn l,ls bck "!)on lem after limy hail elected him. lie sajs, liowover, ho will turn ttrt 1' . ney uiuiu it ings irom 01 ice, even 1 t hev .. 0 ",v"" "" .i, n- i.-n,w, nl nn I .1 . ......... ...ung ui iv. u usitn unuuriit unci; nnd ihat, if tho Senato does not confirm Ins democratic nominations, ho will give (hem a now set or Whig.-. There me, however, some considerations which induce the Sen ato to movo very cautiously. Plots and counter plots nro the order of the day. The President's seeming acquiescence to the wish es of the Senate is viewed with distrust and suspicion. Tho creatures who hang anil fawn around him aro known to bo wholly mercenary nnd unprincipled ; and depend upon it Mr. Tyler's professions at this day will not bo trusted further than the length of his nose. OPPOSITION. Nut long sinco a fellow went to New York to get into business ; and after looking the City over, remmked to his friend that ho thought of going into the Post Offico bu siness, as that seemed to be tho best patron ised, and Iiad the least competition ! Fol lowini; nil this idi-i. probiblv. ;i r - u. ...... has actually been funned for ihu purpose of establishing an Opposition Post Oflku nnd lines of communication between nil tho im portant points of tho country. Tho associ ation has made its arrangements and issuod its advertisements for business. Post Offi ces have been opened in New York, Phila delphia, Ilaltimoru and Boston, nnd letters will bo carrieel twice a day, at the rate of G cents for each half ounce, without regard to distance, und in all cuscs payable in advance. The company in their notico say: Their purpose it lo carry letters by tho most rapid conveyniie-e's, and at llie cheapest rales, anil to extend llicir ciperntiuns (is far as rutronaju tiny jusiify,) oyi r iho principal routes of iho country, so far asiu give lo thepnblic iho most extensive fariluii for cor-lespondene-o lint can boatTjreled at a uniform rate of poslaeie. Tho Company design also (if saaliiued by iliopubic,) thoroughly in o.'ilato the eiuesiiun, and llin ..i.ialil.i.:.,nnt .. .1.. ..I f...., . ...w vM...,....iuimi ii.;iii ui iivw luiunvilliuil in 1110 "uainisa ui i.niiii;r inters. Mo.VSIlIUll To.NSO.V COMB AO.W.V. Wu find iu tlio Boston Atlas, tho following no tico of a distinguished persomigo who flour ished largely in this vicinily soma timo sinco. Uount I.liovitcii, fiiu llBAutsii. Tins perton. Count IJliovitcii, ni'u Hbauish. Thit pe-rton age lias recently otituniu it moro dulmgunlieel nolo. riplu llmil In. in Ilia l.iin. r.M,n.i..n been seized upon, by the I'niisiilnt Cudiz", "'llc.'0 hc nu"I h's incare-er.ited, for absconding with ...IV.W I.V ..UI- 111.3 IIIL.I1CIIMI-1I, UI 111.31.111 ll,., I,,nn.. .,f I'.K.KwI. lrn..All,nn ...V ...UW V. Ut. .411.131. .lU.CIIIII ,1.111)'. venturer, under the assumed namo of (Jen. This nil. I .rniuim. umiii un. ussuiueil ll.tniu UI tJen. nraeilSII, 0 of ihe U. iS. Army, enjovid the hoHpilahty of an Gentleman at I119 (ounlry st-ati ihis kind- neis tio rrpaul by making oil with Iho biggae of tha family pleasure parly, winch ho bail also jo.ned by niviiiiiion. If wo rculleet rilu, thu n t.v disuu. P'"shcdforeij!mr who eavo a splendid ball,onic v--ars since, at thu Mnunl iplmigton IIoue, K uth l!ov ion, vilm ll vvai vtry la-lu ably at'i iuitd. Comuiunlcntleiii. ., - r n,o. . .I,;,;,. iv. Urnivn. It nn rirfirln tnnfl.fl U 1 ; V , """'"- 'i. It 13 n ballad written by tho Itov. f."1.! 1 - . i m n. . L.utv.iru uinoman ot Ldiolsca, IMass., and rnnl!ii, nll.tK ...l.!l. t 1. . .uu.i.ina nutiiiiig, which i suouiu ucem wor- thy of particular romark, wore it not stated ll,nttliunor, I ...... I f . I. I . "iu muimeu ujion iiisioncai iacis,witicn ll.lVA nil nvietnni... rPI... ...!.!... r .1... l.l .iv.iiu. a. uu sueijLtt Ol llio uai - ni.i.1111 iu uavu uoun suggcsieu uy a view of an interesting waterfall in tho town of HI r , I . . . - . 1'iansueiu, in tins state, in one of the head branches of Winooski Kivor, and near tlio rnml l,l:., r r mi ... .. road leading from Danvillo tn Mnntnnllpr. This natural curiosity is somotimes called Wmootki Falls. Tho writer of tho bal lad, in ionic preliminary remarks, states "that Winooshi, was tho name of an Indi " an, who occupied llio hill, and who chosa " to romain there alone till doath, after tho " rest of his tribo had died, or had removed " to another abode, distant from tlio on " croaclimcnts of the whito man." Now from tho above statement, persons, who aro ignorant of tho true origin and meaning of tho beautiful name of our beau tiful river Winooski, would bo led to the conclusion that it was derlvoel n n inn of an individual Indian, and that a tribo of Indians formerly had their residence in tho iinmedintc vicinily of tho abovo mentioned falls. But every person at all acquainted with our early history knows that both theso conclusions are untircly false. At least, thcro is not a particle of evidence in proof that that section of our stato was even the site of an Indian tribo, or town, and a differ ent origin of the namo of our river is well ascertained. It is true that previous to, and at tho time of, tho sot'.lemont of this slat... tlmm was a small branch of tho Abonaqui tribo of inuians located at Coos on Connecticut riv or, most of whom soon went into Canada nnd joined thoir brethren at St. Francis. A lew, however, remained ; among whom were an Indian called Captain Joo and hi ...:r ni 11 t , , , w Ho Ilolly. Joe and Molly spent much of tllfir limn in Im n ( Iti t... I. i i t their timo in hunting about the head branch cs of Winooski river, and tho ponds in that ncigiiuornood, and Molly's pond in Cabot, and Joe's pond lying partly in Cabot and parity in Danvillo, still bear their names. Capt. Joe lived to bo Vcrvohl.and was sun. ported during the latter part of his life by a pension Irom tho state. lie died at Newbu ry, in February, 1S19. Winooski is compounded of two words in ii, Ah : ,i:..i.. nr. , ... - -o, umiuli, (unoosanei a.i. moos signifies icelis, or wild onions, nnd in means land j so that Winoos-ki signifies a land abounding in wild onions, and Win ooski river is the river of tho land of on 10ns. HonCO it is ovidnnl thit ll... n, ' Oni," .,t,t ii i i process oi collection, to fe sent to the unhappy u,u wl.icli has been applied to our individuals now in the Penal Colonies, about to river. IS mnridv n tru-tel r .t. t ripi, e-i -i .1.. 1 .1 . ... ,j ..uiiiuiiuii ui uiu inuian word ll'iVjooi. It nO'irds nip nlnctia ; , . , ; , 1:11 u a gen eral w ish to revive and perpetuate tho sweet Indian name, Winooski ; and it is to perpet uate, in coune.MDti wu 1 tins n...,, ti. 1 1 ...... ... '. uiigm .uiu s L'l ca ton. ihit 1 in,.. :.. , . ' "' UuceU to send you the preceding remarks. We have, hut fmv ,-,.11. ,.f .l. i. r - nu iiiiuiiguius 01 our sta'o remaining, nnd those wo have wo should carefully cherish and preserve. T. On tho subjcctcinbraccd in thu communication ?i'' V.,.m, .... it nr, ". Communication. Mil. Sr.VCV: As thu cold, durill" the nmntl, l,:i. i.-.. i , . una ua l i-iuseu, is iiioiigitt to havo boon unusually soveie, I send y on a foiv particulars from my Meteorological t c jouinai, winch willanord thu means of some comparisons. The following tablo exhibits lliu mean temperature of January for seven sticcessivu vears : January. 1333 "jo.i leaf 13.6 " 1840 p." " 1311 " ".)5'3 " SU 9 " Hi3 :::o " 1311 9.9 Uy this table it will be seen January ISM was 2.3 degrees colder than the coldest of tho six preceding J.tnuaries, and more man lfc degrees colder than Januarv 1S43. IJut what lenders this season moro remarka ble, is tho great number of severely cold days in succession. In previous years we have very soldum had tho Therniomeler below zaro more than threo morninis in succession, llut this year wo havo had it below zero on eight successive mornings, and as this morning was tho 8lh, tho number may be still further increased. As tho last Wei'k nf .1 tnniri. - --- ,',"" give below thu temperature ns noted down ut sunrise, 1 I'. M., and 0 in the evening of the last seven days of tho month 1S4I S. 11. 1 I'. M. 9 Kv. Jan. Ti I 1 5 " 2ti 9 0 -10 " W -11 0 Id " V!3 -'.'4 2 7 " C!) -19 -8 -1 " 30 M 1 -9 " 31 -1) 0 -7 Mean -IJ 1 Ily this it may bu seen that the mean tem perature of tho whole 7 d:i)s was S deg. and ouo tenth below zero a degree of cold, for seven successive days, without a parallel on n journal embracing 13 years. During theso seven days tho sky has boon, for the most part, clear und serene, wilh very littlo wind und tho height of tho barometer has been remarkably uniform, varying but little from '20 ,7 o inches. In the preceding part of tho month thu barometer w as very varia ble and the changes sudden from onu o. trcinu to thu opposite for instance on the evening of tho lllh il stood ut 30.20 in. on Iho 13ih 23.21, uu the lGth, 20.G3, on tho 17th 27.91), on the ISth 29.23, und on tho 20th 30.20. Z. T. Iliirlinglon, Feb. 1, 181-1. A U.xSS MOVEMENT IN UOSTO.N'. I 110 Ilostnn Post contains u call foril Cass Mkkt- .no a. Fanouil I1..II .igued by some 150 names. The I'ostexidfnllv f.ivois ihcmuve- mt''"1, . ft... t "h.viii or juuac LrAsro.v. r i s cent u- i'"xyin "ic uourt nouso, ntKHcmi.oii I rn i . ... hi"" luesuay last, ami expired tho same evening, fa e -V .... ucn. Jessu bpeight was on llio 8lli inst. fllnrloll ti ITnilnil 12, C2 , r -.. . umim wuiiaior irom missis sil'P' six years from llio 4lli of March, I84.l. It-lmn ll.r. ..C tl.... I..l. Tt I ' "iu tuiiii ui iiuii.junu iiunuor- SOn. Wllilf. U'lll nrr.irn I 01 wj..,. JANUARY, IN CUBA. Tl, rllo.! r ,3 uu exiracurom ft private '.ller ,r?m ur' Wm' rurnor, who acconipn ninil Willi Hnll In Pnli, ... I r.r i . nied Willis Hall to Cuba, as his friend and physician. iv , , U l'SI,E"JN-"i (Cuba,) Jan. 10, 1814. Wm Ipft ITnv.itifi nt ?i .1 1 tf,. 1-.'. .. by thrtehorsca. throurd tho villages of San Antonio nm Alm.'nnn in I ,.nir... l . . . . . r 1 .... ,n..,i iu iui.i.uiit.'u iiiau iu nun, aiarmer aisian- rfl nf ninn lnnrrni.a nr 97 m,lns ItT- 1 .i . r ... . , ., , nauiu iiuw in tvnai is called Iho nardon of Cuba, and a moro delightful ..u.u no uiuiuii iu iiiiainp. i no aimo9pharo is balmy and sere-ne. Tho themometer at mornine 0"" caning is at 7ideff., at noon at 7G dcg. At 9 or 10 A. 31. tho refreshing trade wind sets in from tho cast, mil continues blowing until sunset. Tho houso is bui't in thoSpani-h stylo, and is commodious and flirt. Tlinrimilll r,rn,,rl,n. I In. I mi ...,,; llual iiiiniie:.i nseu. -i net estate is a level plain of abovt 500 acres, and is laid mil tvilli ennaiimmn la I..I. I ... 1I...I.. r . . . , ", - iui.ii.. iiiiiiiiiuniieiy m ironi oi tho eloor is a neat garden, embellished with the flower bearing plants of iho country. Proceeding thence to tho nuin road is on avenuo of magnificent palms, 40 feet vvido and a quarter of a milo lonr. In the iar and on each sidoof iho i houso ore similar avenue of itinnn tritna .i-Uinlx .nil .. C . e i. . interlacing their branches at the top, form a ihado ....,.v,...,u.u iw. nici .-uii. ncm ii is our uctigiit to saunter, book in hind, duting the heal of the day. .. ...,.n. iireuiimn irtc, uiei aiapio prouueo or tho establishment. The monstrous leaf of the plan tain or banana tree (4 lo 6 feet long by 2 feet wide) rustles in our ears, vvlulo myriads c-'or.ingo trees, burdened with their golden fruit, glitter in the sun, and scatter their neglected treasures in profusion to wast .... 111 iici,j3 ujiun nm ground. Montreal, Jany. 10. Wo understand that iliT l'V f nctiVii'v nfri-rnrl rv,,' 1. , enquirie.i netc-oiiy lor couipiotiug the arrange ments for the removal of the Seat of Govern- mem. i no nrst want is that of a residence for 1 lis nvcpllpnpv. It iu i,n,ln..iAn.iii..i .i - Ih , u ,1.41.1 siiiuii in ti uieftej are two mansions available for tho purp.ise, and en iiitny rtpecis suuauie ttiatortho llon.l'a. tor M'Oill, and that now occupied by the Vrus. toes of the High School. The occupition of either nfe-tliese, without extensive additions and alterations, would probab'y bo but temporary, until an edifice could be erected of largo di mensions and imposing .upcct, on the silo'of ths oiu go.ii, 10 ino norm ol rtotro Dame Street r, -.ui.u ...iini; .ji wi, ni3 uosn suggested also, thit it night io thought e.-.-pedient to havo the Governor's resi- I flmipn .1 ttlflo rint r( fM.n ,..UU I. 1 u , ', .1-1111, nun,inui 5 it;i. donee n htua out nf tmvn. u-itU' ----- 11-1 c juirt qiiu groundf, hko a u iblem ui's minsinn in F.nn-. land, and that, if so, the s.ile of the M'Gdl College to tho (Jovernment itiisht bo advanta. goous to tho institution, and that the comple tion of the facade, and the addition of a wing, according design, would at once make a suitable building. Wo understand il is definitively settled that, in the firt instance at least, tho sittings of the Legislature will be in the apartments over the St. Ann's Alarkst. fiuzcHc. . -u?n roa. Montreal, Jany. 17 The Minerva L'ives ua n10 fniiowjn leeier aooresseu lo Mr. r,. K. rabrct: GilVPRVMrvT Tfnr-ar. ( Kingston, Jan'y. 12, 1311. Sir. I am eh'reir.tnd lit- tlm (X . iu n.i.iciuH I i juu , ciitTK ior j-iui, as a con 1 iiiiii.. .,ui'j iu.; -iiruany rejceivcu mo gr.icious pardon of I Ior .llaj'-'sty, and in relation - i(-"v ci ii in ii 19 a n c ly hopo that the Iiojal pardon will be alio g.umrU 10 iicm. J. M. Higginso.v. (.OI.D WKATITni? ... . . "oi. .i.e. twisiso informs us Ihat ihoThfirmnm. c , r',on ,u'y mjht, the 27th inst. at 10 o'clock: i7.- cs ,e'uw ro,-!.n he followinz iiiuniiiiy inn an noar oeiore sunrise at 32 below anil .1 .1 , nut was ai ins rcsMcnce. An other thermometer abuul -10 rods east of his own and : i"u cast oi ni own una on nhr.iie tlm i,m u. ui 1...1 i ...... . . li. , u. I i ,v- "I,u!".'ii "1 no extremely shjiht degree, to the eil.ct ot radntion, indicated 23 below atsunrisc being onedepree only above the fore. , K"" "i ii Mfrmomeiers in llie village tiie soma I fillJ ''nt Joseph Dyar twenty-two or iwent,.thrrs years ago saw the mercury 30 desress below in the ' morni"S mid that Rev. Dr. Mi-rnll in January 1503, :V . t,' !a" 01 8.0Jut degrees be-low, but it rn..hof,.rrt i,,.,.,,,',,,, l I. " . .... ., ' .. .. ..... , n,, ,-Aul-,ne wcainer ma coldeit air seiilcs into the lowest situations, which account for the wide ebt';rcnce shown by different thermometers. Middlcbury Ualaxy. The Weather. n Sunday morning lat the ther mometer at this village, indicated 40 de gr.f sbelnw zero-niirci.ry froz'n. In a different lo caiian, 8 A. 31. another was 33 degrees below zero. Una is Iho coldest weather since 1333 IV. IVatvh. man. In this village, the coldest as we Ie9rn by a ther mometer waa 2G degttcs below zero, yesterday. (Monday) morning. We hive had a number of days in succession of very cold weather, llie mercury ranging generally below freezing point. St. Alban: A tb'orelCimda the mercury on the 7th inst. stood 40 degrees below zero. Hosrox. Jan. 30.-Wc have had extremely cold weather for tho pist week, and our harbor is frozen over down to the .Narrows, nnd there is a large quan tity of floating ice in iho lower harbor and bay. The thermometer yotrrday morning, aidillirent parts of Iho i-tty, was at tiro degrees below zero. The cold weather appears to have" I een quite extensive all lion ',li!?.,l'l'?9,!-,.'r,le,:'or"':,m'' ''ymouth, ,n York, Philadelphia and IJaltimore harbors, are ill froisn up. Attc. Al.iia.nv, Jan. 29 The weather (or a week past has been very cold ; the mercury ranging below zero every nnrht and rising but I'ltle "above ihat point dur ing ihod.iv. Yesterday was Ihe coldest elay we hv experienced during the pre-eni winter. At lunrn Ihe thermometer, ai Ihe eomer cf Slate and 'oitli l'earl streets, marked ten degrees below zero ; and ia some exposures the mercury sank lo 14 below. 'Ihis morning the weather has moderated the mr cury, at 7 o'clo-li, Icing only 6 below zero. Tr? AFFAIR or IIO.VOR.' ilr...c Inn Ol l"l.. T-.l 1. I. . ... .... it....-...;., ui. ..euiivsuny last, IOUT gentlemen arrived at l'hilisburgh (1. C.) from Mon treal. They immediately ordered dinner ate il and lured a person to carry them lo Ilichgate. On ap proaching the 43 of. Vorth Latitude, they enquired for the line. The driver pointed to a well-known mon- i,n,,T.I n F.u, rn.1. ...1.1 . 1. .1 m...v... uio.uiii, nun lum menu wcy ttera 'just there. Hereupon the four irenllemen tummr! out of the sleigh ledd the driver to wait till they cams hack as ihey bad se me private matters to setlleeul ' - ' 1 ' J neei .. r?lv wii.deultnio lua held. Tno oi tne parly mc.isureJ off tilleen paces, and made sundry other little arrangements-after which Iho oilier two L't-nilenicn very civilly exchanged i-hols. They were about lo repeal these very delictts civilities, vvluv. the arrival of some vulgar people, wht either had not the slightest notion nf honor, or absurd ly supposing thai it was ogain-t the law for fools to 'make game of each oilier,' drove the parties from llie ground. They went back lo the sleigli made hill by the road side and exchanged lhree shots more. We regret to add that neither received the slightest scratch which shows that it was 'no great stratch of a duel.' The parlies were so frightened ihat none but the seconds were in the least dancer. The 'cause as signed fir this rash act' is ns satisfactory a could be evpected. It seems that one of thepariy,a New York er,on some oec.ncion not knoun nssau ltd the other genlleman a eilizen of Montreal, by hitting hitn'a slay in the chops,' (probably nt a chop ihoiise, in ihs ntv,) at vvlueli the latter was of course rflopul'tn, and demanded 'honorable satisfaction.' Our infor mant says that after llio fourth shot the seconds de clared th it satisfaction was now complete and bade them shake hands vv hich they did. They then pitt ed Ihe New Yotker nnd his second coming on -South ami llio Canadian and his friend reluming to Montreal, The numes of iho parties are not known. Hep. New Yankee KsTcnroisi!. A tnug built clipper c all was launched nt the ship-tan!, near tho (tail road Depot, iho other day, and immediately fined for sea. She took, on board ice and saile d for Savannah. .Now " what upon arth" can sho bo driving al, by cir rvjii'j ice to Georgia in vvmler, whero ihey usually crow enough themselves for ''homo consumption ?" mari-tt! Tin. delicious fish has already appeared in lumluvtn to No.v Yotk with her pieeieus cirgo. Ii will be Seen nl n, "Imcc tlm ih m musiLe a 'Tint laV i c,ierntron Aiv Uuxt n Cm rur I VX IV I. ih . In niir.,1 it k... f.. .1.. it'.....

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