Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, March 22, 1844, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated March 22, 1844 Page 2
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l WASHINGTON. , r WAsmNoj-o.f, Tuesday, March 12. Mr. Poller occupied Iheiiioriiinghoiir In lha House l.i- my in discussing tho Rhode t -l.iiitl question1. His lem irki ufa judicious rtnd.ltmp'eratc, and vjta lis tened lo Willi attention, but the low tonj In which he spoke tendered linn frequently itiaudil lc. lie was, ol course, opposed lo the agitation of tho question on the floor of Congress, and against Bunding for per sons and papers. Mr. Harper uf Ohio, called up the motion to recon sider the vole by which an cttra number ol the com munication of the Coiiiiniinnrrs of Patents had h en iinlen d printed. Ttto motion lo rcconsi 'er was urijinally nude by Mr. Miller, as bo aliened for the purpose of examining the character of the report. lie had when mado tho examination and he win now of opinion lint an extra number of the report -hould nut Iw. printed, as itcnntained ma ly tables Hi relation t tli? duties imposed by foreign unvemments upon Mir agricultural proiluciions, some of which, he thniitilit, had heretoloruboon pruned by order ol the II'iimc. Tho previous question was-demanded and (h demand seconded, nod the House refused to re- uusidrr by a vote uf 76 'o D3. A inolio i was made to reconsider the vote, by which twenty Ihousind copies of the tcport upon the Inniriiatl been ordered printed, but it failed by vole ol (i.'i to 1(1.'. T'u House tlieii resolved itself into a committee of ih Whole on lite stale of tho umon, and took up the bill. making appropria'imis for tht Wt Point Acad f My, and wero cngmcd the remainder of the day in its ei)ti!.idernlion. 'I he " Demoi-rarv " headed It v It tie of N II , arc miking violent assaults upon lint ndinir.ihle institutkiii, and report both to denunciation nit, I iniHeprosciinlioii,!!! prejti lire it Iti pubic estima tion It was no&ly detcndi'd to-day Iv Mr, Hunt sod Mr. J. 11 Ineeratli, and 1 think, will be able to eustain its ground aitiinst the Jack Cnlcs of the lipase. Tue " Democracy " however, are in so ureal h majority in tint b idv, tint they may siieccel in en'linaa poitionof their distrtrctive policy upon Hie lull but it will be triumphantly reserved in the Senate. Senate resuined Us itttm to day after having I fen disluibrd in its procccdine of yesicrdav. bv tlie ii i.lesira I tiring of Hipt. Hmjold's nininted artillery, by v,luch neailvnll the (ilas in the windows of the cis'ern Iront of that part of Hie Capitol in which is III- Semte mo. n, w is demolished, 1 ho indiscretion . f the Captain resulted in a rood job in the I.ocofoco ylnzitr who ITas recently superceded the old servitor in capacity and ho has the niisfortnm to be a Whin. .Mr. Hnchanan addressed the Senate todiv in a set speteb up.'ii the Oreson question. It was cxcel'ent in manner ami exhibited an inhume acquaintance with the subject, and was listened to with ultuitinti bv the Senate and bv a crowded irnUerv. 1 ofeour'e do not aiitcc vi h him m opinion in relation to the proper policy to lie puisueil at tin- nine in relation to the joint occupancy of t lint territory, but his viows were presumed in a manner si difl'eienl from the hid Ivism anil hra"iiardiin of some who have niccccdid Inn on the -nine side of the question, ns lo entitle mm to tne approving voice nt nil w no nonor tnat men legislative body or respect propriety of debate. Mr. II. was in fivor of terminal nc the joint occupancy and of c ttenditur our jurisdiction over that territory. Me wouH encourage emigration to it and establish tuditarv posts and march trnons thither for the pro tection of the emigrant. Ho ihomrhl to give noiico now, orour ititcirion to terminate Hie existing treaty bv which lha joint occupancy is permitted, could be coosidi red as no jut cause of off-nce by Orent Brit- sin, un tne contrary, lie recaraeil it as the Mirest nud uct means of avoiding diftuulty in (ho utile uim of the eulu'"ct. In his oucning remarks ho alludid with evident ft -hug to the I tie Senator I. inn witii wiiom this was n favorite pint 'ct, and paid linn a' ju-l tubule of tirade fcr his 2-al and dev .tedniss to this question, nnd his higli ami csiimr.Dic qu ililii'S as a man ; and tie sug rsied that the first American city in that territory siio'iui riceive ins tnme. Theconc'iidini remarks of Mr. B.I regard as im p'irtani, Ilusiid that our destiny, as a people, to spread the ble-sini:s of Chrisiimity and ol fiee t'nvernmrnt ihrnughnut this continent lint iu lcs than half a wnlury we would number a hiindre I mil lions of people and would spread fioiu the Atlamic lo I lis I'.ic fie. lie did not know that in the progress nf thte developemenis ihecountiy west of the Rocky Mountains woiim tic atiaeiiet in Ilia lotm oi ni'W nor lrlhi city. The gentleman from Oa. (Mr Blsck) had 'supported tht Academy because, he said, Ihe nn ncation nfTexos was the setlleit policy of the conn .ry.nnd it would involve us in a war with Mesi'-o. If the Academy was to be supported for such purpo ses, ho would him-elf loin with the gentleman from New Hampshire (Mr Hale) and level Ihe instilutioit to the ground. He hoped the time would come very soon when Ihe House would call on Ihe Rxecutive for a statement of the proceedings on the subject of the annexation of Texas. Executive Session. The Senate, in executive session, on Thursday, confirmed the nomination of the Hon. John Y. Mason, of Vireinia, ns Secretary of the N.tvy f and of Mr Orcen as United States Attor ney for tho district of New Jersey. The Senate lejccted the nominations of Mr Ilantoul as Collector at Uostoni Mr Chandler, Collector nt Passcmaquoddyi Mr Wesion, as Postmaster at Au snstn, Moinc) and Mr Kane, as Postmaster at India napolis. , The nomination nt Chnncellor Walwnrlh ns Asso ciate Judue was not taken up nnd it is supposed that it will be rejected. Wa!!!N(jton, March 15, 1814. Tn my Utlcr yesterday. I communicated the fact of Ihe confirmation of Judge Mason of Vir ginia to tlm Secrelaryship of the Navy, which was the only atlion of tho Senate known at the time uf mailing mv letter. It appears that the limits of Rtihert llanlntil. Jr. Esq.. nominated tnlho Collectorship of the port of Boston, was RrjEcrnn hy a large vole, as I understand. James S. Greene was confirmed tn the office nf U. S. District Attorney for the District of New Jercev. The annual appropriation bill for the support of the Military Academy at West Point i was tinner consideration in the House, ynstcrdavi when closing my letter. During that debate, the Tytnii movement for the annexation nf Texas tn the Union was alluded to, and I refer ynu to the sketch of the debate as roporlcd in this irntritinji Intelligencer, particularly to the remarks nf Mr VVinlhrnp. It is now high lime that the people of the country should fairly understand the heretofore covert designs ol the Administration, and ill? now sorrel, but well understood, negotiations fur the annexation of that Republic to iho,.Uni leii states. Had not t)10 recent disaster on hoard the I'r'oceton deprived the Executive of two impor tant members of his cabinet, a Treaty would now, undoubtedly, have been before the Senate for its ratification or rejection. The views of the late Secretaries on this subject were well known, as, also, that the terms of a treaty wore nearly, if not quite, determined upon, and arrang ed. A special Minister has been on the ground for some time past, and almost daily closeted with the Acting Presideut. The motve of Jott.t in this suicidal movement, so far as the Union itsolf is concern ed, is well here, and the country should also understand it. That infatuated in dividual has been led to believe that, by stak ing his Inrttmes on such an issue lie can be elo vated again by the vote of the people, to the lii'h position into which tnero accident placed him. There can be no doubt whatever that a treaty will be cninuitmicatcd tn the Senate in two weeks alter Ihe reorganization of tho Cabinet ; and it is tho duly of the free population of the North, and the West, lo see that their senti ments are well understood by ihose upon whom the final responsibility nf the spltleuiciit of this question will rest. Petitions should flow in up- on the Senate without delav, on what should hi: distinctly understood as a Tyler movement for the dissolution nf the Union fXTTlio land distribution repeal hill which passed the house in such haste, a few days THE SCENE ON BOARD THE PIUNCKTON. The Tragedy on (he Princrton Is thus deicribed by Senator PllELrs, in a letter to a friend in Boston : Washington, March 3d, 1814. Your Kind letter of yesterday came to hand this evening. My escape ftom death by the tremendous occurrence on board the "Princeton was narrower than you or the public are aware. I stood nt Ihe breech oflhenun, nnd I suppose nearer toitthnn any man, except those employed in dischnrpinE it, I bnd with mo n young lady from Marvlan I, (Miss Somcr ville,) whom 1 had iusl introduced to Col. Denton, nnd who was the onl y lady on board exposed. The Col onel nnd I were both prostrated, and he is on his back still. My hat disappeared, and I have made nn in quiry for it. The young lady's bonnet went with it tier dress was lorn. Mv surtout was torn open, nnd my pantaloons demolished. Her face was scorched, and Ihe poor gill stood like n statue, unconscious. I did not losefinv consciousness for n moment. I took a clance nt tho scene, caught her round the waist. Bird enrnen ner i eiow. i wunes-eo a scene- mere wnicn I shall not attempt to describe it was one of agony, frenzy. The shrieks of a hundred females wives, daugh ters, sisters the beauty, thu loveliness of the land are still rincine in my ears. Tho imnlorinsr anneals to know the fatonf the nearest and dearest object of thnr nlleetion ennot He foreotlcn. " sir," said one, "they will not tell me about my husband." I knew her not. but she was nt that moment n widow. Ilrr husband was blown lo aioms. Another, inn state of rrenzy, was cnuchl in the arms or her husband, anil assured, by his ardent embrace and fervent kiss, that he was safe! I ut Ihe agonized being who had, nt that moment, made the Irvine appeal to mr, aucurrd too that she would feel that embrace no more. The sternness of man's nature will encounter pain- nay, meet death holilly, but the asony or woman s heart in tlouht nnd uncertainty ol the truih, yet Icar inir the worst, surnasses nil. My friend, ynu will hardly believe me when I tell yui ( was calm collected. It was no time for tre pidation. I fell ns if introduced in the presence of mv Maker. The scene was unearthly j every selnsh reel ing vanished even my own life was of no account. I was taken to tht portals or eternity, nun tell mat I was nitveyina not the paltry inleres's of time and sense, but man's eternal destiny. The first tear which starlet in tn eve fell upon ihe few lines which con veyed to my beloved and devoted wife the assurance that she was not a widow, nor her children fatherless. H it it is pat ! The menus, who, hut a moment before the faml accident, were sentcd with me nt the festive Mard, blest wiih health, and clothed with honor the select and distinguished few, a nation s pride, and a nation's ornament, arc now in the pres ence nf their Ood, whither I must soon follow. My wonhle-s life h is becu spared may it not have been for the tiurposi ofa better preparation I aqicu, o. o. r- Manumission or Si.avks. The follow ing statement evinces nn earnestness, a per severance, and nti extent of pecuniary sac rifice for (lie sukn of conscience and free doin, rttrely equalled : Some six years ago, says the Pittsburgh Sun, Dr. DrislMiic, then a resident of Charleston, South Carolina, being anxious tn take tip his residence in Cincinnati, sold his slaves, 27 in number, and moved to the latter city. During his stay there he determined that he would re deem and liheinte each slave he had sold. A short tit te since he went to Charleston, and at an evpense of SGOOO more than he received for the slaves, purchased them again. tie then put them on board of a vessel, and took them to Ihltimore. At Baltimore he hired an extra conveyance and brought them on to this city, where he arrived on Saturday night last. On Sunday thov were nut on hoard of the Val ley Forge, and started, with their benefactor, lor Cincinnati. We learn that it is tho inten tinn of Dr. Brisbane to settle them comfortably on land which he has purchased in Hamilton County, Ohio, thus not only giving Ihem their Ireeuotn, but an advantageous start in Inc. It will be seen now, whether thoy can tako care of themselves. PHIDAYIMon NINO, MARCH 22, IS44 Slates to thi' Union, but he believed such would be since, has heeii summarily disposed of hy tho to'nur institutions by the enlargement or our I'nion; nn. tin contrary be ihouuht we would derive much h-netit from it, 'd the Union additional security. He wjshfd to see on- Government extended Irom the Atlantic to the Pacific. He would not noir say any thing in relation to Tctns, "suflicient for the ilav is the evil thereof," b it o ir destiny was onward and in the fulfiline. it of the high purpoto of Providence, ns missionaries in tho cause of human liberty, our pro rress ws millicr to be checked by the hirrier of the Ricky Mountains, nor limitca by the Sabint. This in itself i not of much inipoitance, but wlten Mkcn-in connection with what I have learned from rejiable souri'esio be tho contemplated policy of the Van Itiiren party in relation to ibo Texas question, it r.annnl b it be resnrded as highly sisnificanl, and as accumulative testimony as 10 the preconcerted plan of tlie I.oc.if icos-to make these two great questions thi c.introlhnsr ones in the cominz contest. This is the first lime Ihis session lhat the Texis q icstion has been inlroducidin the Nmaic, and it is now done wa rily ami cautiously, but if there shall be no giving hark in Hio policy determined on, it will be prefsed nMn the SifvitM fir lis direct nction i not. perhaps, in the hope of a f ivorable issue, hut lor the purpose ot competition with our own product) is lavi making tint issue, rest upon the casting votes of the . , whi0 c,e!ln Jjfonkets. th e. uo i wnnsoaciian ine ei- . ' . ... . . . . Senate!, Mr. Crittenden moved to lay it on the table. Mr. King of Alabama, risked liim if ho meant to call it up again in a short time. Mr Crittenden replied with great empha sis, u!Vor sir, us long as I live ; never, nev- er i A vote was then taken on it, and it was laid on the table 22 to 19 ; a party vote. New Y.mK. March 13. Hfoiiervms, and mosl probably a Murder if the blacketl die. On Monday as some laborers were digging a tniin. dalion at the N. E. corner of Walcr and Walnut streets, some brick houses being about to be erected in lieu of some frame buildings, they d scovernd near tho surface of tho tenement just removed, the body of a female, and great con sternation and excitement was the result. Im mediately tho Coroner was summoned and tho body examined ; it proved lo be that ot a young female about 18 years of ago and dressed in a silk dress, a comb was remaining in her hair, hut the features of her face were not descend- b'c as it is supposed shn had been buried for up wards or two years. I he corpsp was covered with lime, and a large carving knife found in the horrible grave allotted for her. Ilcrteelh worn perfect but the face much decomposed, and the leot entirely separated from the body. All further particulars that our Reporter was able to collect in reference tn this mysterious aflnir arc, that about two years since a person named M chad Roach occupied the above pre tnises. and some time nrivious to the 1st of Mv nailed up tho premises, left and did never return. He had a daughter about the age ol the lemale found, who disappeared about the same time most mistcriousl". Roach had been married a second time, and not otilv Ihe mother-in-law of the "irl but her unnatural father were in the habit of treating her most brutally, t he body. ast cvenin!?. was conveyed to Ihe Dead House iu the Park, and an inquest will be held this day, when it is thought tbalsomc appalling developc. incuts will he made in relation to this most mys terious affoir, and that circumstances will ap' pear of the blackest die. JS117. THE VANDAL TARIFF, We cannot believe it possible thai tho Tariff occurred. bill reported by Gen. McKay to the House will become a law. Let us glance at some of its provisions : Coarse Wnnl (such as dnes not enter into laved nf- pro duct of the same Wool, are charged but ten per cent. Here is a discrimination ol tlvo percent ngomstnur own industry and in favor of British workshops ! Wool (a good article) is charged thirty per cl. by this bill, instead of the three cuntsjier lb. and tlurlv percent, now tipposed, while Kersovs, Sir., woo'en worsled miti", gloves, stockings socks, drawers, shirts, &.C &c. are charged hut ttcentii per cent. Hero is a discrimination of ten per cent, against Home fabrication. On woolen varn twenty live ner cent a disrrimin Shi iie-confirmed as tlvi head of the Department of ,, 0f per cent against the American LAMENTABLE CATASTROPHE. We learn bv slina horn the New Orleans naners, that a terrible steamboat collision occurred on Old Hiver near Alehafalava. on the IR1I1 inst.. which re suited iu the loss of from 60 lo BO lives. The lluek eie was asccndini! ihe river with upward" of 300 ner sons on board, when tho collision with the De Soto. The Ilii'.'keyo inimeuiatily sunk 10 her Senators from Kentucky, with whose action the ef fort is to ho Hindu to identify Mr. Clay. Mi. Crittenden replied hiiclly to Mr. Iluelnnnn, and niainl'v 10 imputations which tint pentlcmannnd oth ers nn ibesime sida had, i i tluir lematks. cil upon the Senators wiio hud opposed the treaty of Washing 1'i.j. In respect to llie Oienon question he thnuaht ihni a proptr nsp'Ct f ir oirselve", as we'lnstrue. j, lli.-v, require I lhat th" Senate honld lake no step at ibis lim whih m itht by pn.,biluy bo nn otisti. e'e in the way of ihe settlement of ilua question by neg iiniinn, A intus'ir clnrf.'d with the negotiation r.nhis nniter had just arrived ammiuM us i a ili-lm-loiished ncnt'enn'i in whoso ability and discretion I If Miintrv ha I nil conn Icnce had jul lincu, ny tne hurricane deck. It was a moonlight niuhtand many were picked up from Ihe water. Asenleman who was on board the De Soto describes the whole scene as heait-rendennz beyond description. Tho nassen- aers were a 1 asleep nt the luneor t lie ncciuen', nnd such ns were saved only cscanedin iheir mailt c lithe-. Mothers rushed franiicnlly about in search of their childten husbands in search of their wives and si ters. Mr. Aymes of Alexandria, ulvse family was won nun, iosi ni u'uiauier, a ocauimu ami inieresi ma Ctrl, with his wile's sister, described as an accom nlished younz Indy. He also lost some fifteen no nrnes. Col. llichord Kim? lost two children. Mr. Alexander Mi Kenzie, laloof Florida, lost his wife. seven children nnd several neuroes. Mr. John lllunl also from Florida, lost his wife, one child, and several neeroesi a young man, name unknown, lost his two fiver : Mr. Ilcau attempted lo swim nshore with a little nephew and both were drowned. Of the deck nissenaers on boird Ihe lluckoveb it few were saved so suddenly did she eo down. Tho De Soto returned to tne levee uut eugiiuy injured. ,.r nwn flovrnioni. ihrou ih whi'-h this nejioiiniinn on our p ir' w ir 10 I e conducted, nnd nuthin? could b loi and much miu'bl le gained by le.nin? the whol nt t Hi a limn In negotiation. If that slmul 1 fail it wool I then bo lime to look to utlur reme des. There was .miieh of t'10 "retort courteous and con ileiab'e (.iarruii between the, two i- ill -men, both bcin C svi ral li ue on their feet, in wlvrh bmh i'nieme 1 d inlive I ',' ability, and Mr. Critiendcn bis u u il Miperioriiy in repartee. ' AN OBSERVER. In the Senatenn Wednesday, llltli Mr Choate cflcred a resolution for an irquiry by the Com lintlee on ("oniinorci! into the measures iioics sary, if any, in relation lo goods imported in Sicilian vessel, which wns adopted. 'I hu Indi an appropriation bill was piFscd to a third read in" amended as it came from the Ilous-e, and tho'rrst of the sctsion was occupied hy the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers bill. "In tin: Ilmsc Mr P.irmentcr rcpnrlcd a hill embodying a new system in the naval service, wjtS regard lo Ilia number of oflicurs, crews &c. and iu tho nutter uf extra pay cf-c, which w.ib ordered lo be priiifd. The morning hour was occupied by the Dorr memorial, and the rust of I ho day wvs lakt n up hy the c nsidera t ion of the bill repealing the law distributing the proceeds of tiro public lands. The bill was piessed through seieral Mages under the pro vtous nuebtion, ami lha question of its final pis. sigc was under debate when our letters were clusad. spinner. It is not pustule mat such ruinous injuM'ce should be perpetrated by an American lyongress. Riady.made Clnt)iinp is charged with thirty per cent, duty bv this bill. 'Well,' says one, can't American industry live with thirty per cent Protection I' Why, sir, have ynu consul ercd that wool is charged 30 per cent and is much higher hero than in Oreat Britain! that most of ihe cloths and stuffs of which Ready nade clothing is fabricated are also to bo charg ed thirtv per cent and are higher here than in Ruropo ! How, Ihnn, will tins duty protert our tailors and seamstresses! The importers of Foreign Clothing, nude up by poor women who work for six cents a day, will swear in their clothes as cheap as an American importer can swei.r in tho material, and there will soon, in fact, hu no Protection to tho clothes makers at all. So of Roots, Shoes, &e. on which there is a disi rincnilion o' barely nvH per cont allowed in workmen. Let this hill become a law, and the importation of all these articles would be quadrupled within a year, to the great injury and depression of our oivn workmen Rut the climax nf insanity is reached on the various descriptions of Hardware. These arc fabricated from Iron, which, all are awaro, can not vet bo mado nearly as cheap here as il can be brought from abroad. The cost of Iron abroad must, therefore, to a great extent, rule tho nricehero far mine years to come. Vet this hill taxes various descriptions of Iron, the raw Fatal Duel. A duel was fouahl at Vicksburg, Mhsiosinni. on the2Glh lilt., between Mr. HamrnelL alitor of the V'icksbum Whiz, (and brother of ihe member of Conaress from Mississippi,) and Mr. It an, editor of the." Sentinel. Thev fotiuhl with pistols, and at '.he usual distance. At the fourth fire Mr. Ily- an fell mortally wounded, beinz shotdirectlv ihroueh ihe lungs. II-died within len niiniiie. In two nf Ihe previous fire- -Mr. Ilauimett had been wounded 1 but iheafTiir uas allowed to proceed, probably in conformity with the original terms nf ihe meetine. The same narlies had before met nnd exchanscd shots with rifles, but thodilfi ailly was th nnirnnaed upon the ground. iilr.(Kyan was Ihe successor ol Dr. Hagan in tneectitonni chair, who was Killed with in Ihe list year. We Brieve moat sincerely to be compelled lo lecord these tragedies. ANNEXATION OF TEXAS. All our tale advices from Washington concur in the startling iinnotinccment that a project is on foot, and far advanced, for tho annexation of Texas to the United Stales. Thern is no doubt that a Irraty is already matured, signed by the President, and shortly to be presented to the Senate for its action J and, what is most alarming, the belief is con fidently expressed in some quarters (hat two thirds of the Senate can be brought to sanc tion this nefarious project. Dut we shall not believe this, till wo see it. Vet it buhooves every man lo speak out, and let our would lio rulers distinctly understand that tins is tin: point whero forbearance ceases. For one, we are ready for revolution, sooner than see tho annexation of a slave tcrrilory sufficient lo conlrol and destroy the freo labor of the nortb for tho next half centuiy. When Mr. Winthrop brought up the question in the House of Representatives, in asking for an xplantiiton of a remark of Mr. Holmes of South C.trolina, that ' tho annexation of Texas was the settled policy of the country," ho said that he did not know whether that gentleman made the remark iu jest or in ear nest. Willi the same doubt lias tho stnrf ling proposition been received every where, and wo have been slow to believe, that there existed grounds for its promulgation. There now remains liltlo reason to doubt, and it is lo tho Senate of the United States that we must look to protect the Union from this nt iiicKui 1110 executive With one exception, the Whig press lias taken bold ground on this subject, and wo are gratified to note the decided tone of tho Atlas: " We bavo, all along, until wiihin a very brief space, looked upon the project of on noxing Texas to these United Stales as the merest chimera that ever filled the brain of the most visionary politican. The project is so irrational, so manifestly against the provi stons of tho Constitution, and so diametric ally at variance with the most obvious inter estsoftho Country, wo Itavu not enter turned a serious thuught of the probability of its consummation. Wit have even believi thai some of our fiiends, who have, expressed strong feais on this subject, were catiselessU alarmed in regard to il. Tho preposterous character of tlie plan which was supposed 10 bo in operation did not entitle it, in our estima tion, to that serious and alarmed considera tion, with which some of those friends seem ed to be inclined to invest it. It has never, until recently, entered into our imagination that tho project could have found favor with any considerable number of persons connec ted with our government or that any per son, having any greater weight than the al together cnntnmptiblo influence of John Tv- i.Ett, would unuertiiKn to tunvard the meas ure, nnd stand up in its defence. Occurrcn and upon tho basis of the principles indicated hy the Whig Party, appeared lo bo more thoroughly appreciated, or moro eagerly sought for, by the greal majority of lha Peo ple, than at the present nitiiiH'ilt. If il is tho porposu of those who wield the power of tho government nt Washington, to carry through this project of Annexation, wo say at once decidedly and unequivocally lhat, rather than yield to it, we will abandon all other po litical associations, but that of opposition to this rrtoJECT. Wo will yield our high hopes of success. Wc will give up the strong attachments, which have been so dear to us. Wo will surrender the Whig cause. Wo will, even, abandon Mr. Clay. Wo will drop every other political consideration and association, and leaguo ourselves with those, whoever thoy may be, who are determined at every hazard and upon every peril to prevent the anncxaiion of tho Slavc Ten niTORY or Texas to our country." Tho National Intelligencer has a power ful article on tho subject, and wo will next week publish Mr. Webster's admirable letter, The Daily Advertiser holds tho following emphatic language, on litis subject : "Tho letters from Washington, as well as others from oilier sources, shew that in that city it is very generally understood thai no gotialions for tho purpose of uniting Texas to t lis country have been carried tn a very advanced point. It was understood that a treaty for this purpose was nearly ready to bo submitted to the Senate. We trust that these advices arc premature ; for wo can scarcely conceive that upon a subject on which there was no rnason for serresy, ex cept from lite unpopularity and inexpediency f the measure proposed, tho Executive would have conduclcd such sin important ne gotiation to such an advanced stagu in so covert a manner. If tho reports now pro mulgated are true, wc have still tho Senate lo depend upon, two-thirds of which body can hardly be expected to ratify a project so dangerous to the Union. We had hoped, and we still hopo, that such a question was lo be reserved for less troublous limes. Thu protect of tho annex ition of Texas, commending itself at once to the apparent interests ofa part of our com muiiily, and furnishing so commanding a watchword for political effect, is onu which must sooner or later he mel hy this country. Emphatically this is not the time. Willi an Executive who has tho confidence of no im portant patty in the country ; with political parlies so balanced that each claims the ma jority, and on the eve of an important nation al election; with a majority of one of the leading parties in ono branch of Congress, and of the other in tho other branch; at a limo when responsibility is thus divided, we aro in no situation to meet a question, tho discussion of which goes to tho very root of our political system. Wo cannot yet be liuvo that it will bo demanded that it be set tied now. But if this question is to be press ed upon us; if it is true that Mr. Tyler has linked himself wilh this measure as ono to make himself remembered hy a fatal mcmen to; if for this reason a Southern man has been called to the Cabinet to supply tlie A Splendid Wiiio VicTortr in Phila delphia. The United Plates Gazelle, of Saturday, brings us a Whig victory in all tho Wards of dm City but one, and by n vole showing, in many instances, a most gratify ing increase. In Lower Delaware Ward tho majority lias been more than double, and elsewhere tho Whigs have stepped forth lo show their strength, nnd their just apprecia tion of the importance of this minor struggle. Tho following is tho vote for Assessors in the several Wards. Wards. Whig. Lower Delaware, 390 Walnut, US South Mulberry, 283 North Mulberry, 370 New Market, 310 High street, 181 C'honut, 152 Pine, 212 Dock, 214 Upper Delaware, 349 Locust, 30 South, 20S North, 310 Middle, 303 Cedar, 333 4,033 Whig msjority, 1,6S0 Loco. 121 31 132 113 133 Gl 81 21 113 292 110 83 00 203 337 2i7l5 NEW HAMPSHIRE ELECTION ! Tho Boston Atlas has received returns from a considerable portion of tlie Slate, suf ficient at any rale to show what was expec ted as a mailer nf course that Locofocoism as usual, has it all in ils own way. Steele, tho radical candidate for Covernor, will re ceive about tho same majority as Hubbard at tho last election. Tho Legislature will bo just about as Lncofuro ns last year, that is, the Senate will be nlmost entirely filled with what aro whimsically denominated " democrats," and tho sanio beautiful party probably have some thirty or foriv in the House of Representatives. Tho Granite State continues " clear grit," and delermin ed lo be in (he smallest minority she ever yet has found herself in the Rational election. WEIJSTER'S LETTER. Tho list number of 1I10 Massachusetts Spy contains a letter from Mr. Wliister in reply to certiiin citizens of Worcester, asking his opinions 011 tho proposed annexation of Texas lo the United Stales. Tho Metier ii of Course 11 verv :ilib nm. Mr Vr.,l,.t.,r r.- ... .1 . ters to 1110 great speech lio (Iclivereuyfi, ,10 year 1837 at Nihlo's in this cijf ''hoso who had thu nlensoro r,r I,..'...'.. ; "ioy present on that occasion will hu in m ,mil,i . t.- views on all (ho great r.uhjects before llio country, and especially upon this very im portant one. We copy tho concluding "para graph : It is evident, at least, that there must to snmo boundary, or some limits to a Hepublie which is to have a common centre. Free and ardent speculations may lead to the indulgence of an idea, that such a Republic may be c.rton- ueu mcr a wnoio Hemisphere. Un the olhor hand, minds loss sanguine, or moru chastened by the examples ofhislory,uny fear, that exten sion often produces weakness, rather than strength; and lhat political attraction, like other itlractious, iri less anil lcs ptmorlul, as the parls becomo moro anil more distant. In this lillcrenrn, between ardent calculations, and cautious fears, it scorns to mo lo bo the truest wisdom to alcdc by tbn tireent state of thincs. einre lhat state of things'is acknowledged on all hands, lo bo singularly happy, prosperous nnd honorable. In all niinls of new, there fare, in which lean regard the xulu'cct, tin judirmenl is decidedly unfmnrable In the project if annexing Texan to the United Stales. " You have a Spar ta " such was the admonition of the ancient prudence "embellish it !" We have a Re public, ceullcmeii, of vast extent and unequal led natural advantages ; a Rnpubli'.', full ot in. tercst in its origin, its history, its present con dilion, and its projects for the future. Instead of aiming to enlarge its boundaries, let us scat, rather, to strengthen its union, to draw out lis resources to maintain and improve its institu tions nf Religion and Liberty, and thus to puth it forward 111 its career of prosperity and glory." Nominations. It will ho seen, by tho letters from Washington, lhat the nomination of Mr. John Y. Mason, as Secretary of the Navy, has been confirmed by iho Senate, nnd that thai of Mr. Rantoul, ns Collecier of this port, has been njectcd. Tin; Now York Tribune of Friday announces the ac ceptance by Mr. Caihoun nt the appoint ment us Secretary of the State, hut oilier advices from Washington, up to Friday evening, make no mention of this. COOL. The chap that wrote the following nolo tn Ihe, doubtless Knows where he slceps o' nights. Out it is rather hard not to allow Jones lo know which parly he is to sympathise with, if at all. Did tho like ever occur 1 AN EXPLANATION" WANTHI). Extract from a letter lo the rditor. 11 Enclosed I send you S10 to pny for 's M.idisonian. The work is goins on finely. We shall again be victorious! " Norwich, Conn. Now, what "we" desire lo know is, which side "we" aro on. We hope cur respected correspondent will mlnno us as soon ns pos. sible. If" wo" are to he " victorious ! !" il is bill proper that "we" should know who is to ho defeated, so lhat "we ' may point our guns in the light directum. Wo believe there aru but two tickets in the field, and that tho candidates, on one stile, were uninitiated hy the s'inie conven- FIVE DAYS LATER FROM EUROPE By thu Sidons, tit New York, we have Liverpool dates lo the 1 1th tilt. Thu Irish State Trials were probably con cluded, hut at tho latest dale from Dublin the U t It nit. the Chief Justice had not con cluded his charge. So far as he had pro ceeded, it was considered unfavorable to the defendants as il characterised iis seditious the opinions expressed nt tlie repeal me ettngs, with regard t" the Queen's prerogative, and confirmed the definition of the law of con spiracy as laid down by llio counsel for gov- et nniL'til. The overland mail iiad arrived, bringing advices from Bombay lo Jan. 1, nnd from China lo Dec. 1. Lord Ellenbornogh had begun to "quiet coninioliotis" in Gevalior, and the affairs of the Punjiub ware still con- used. The news from China ij of liltlo interest. It is said thai some Auipri.'.ins h'JU ventured upon excursions into the interior, thus giving rise to some dissatisfaction. Sir Robert Peel had contradicted formally in the Ilousu of Commons, u minor tint Qncpii Victoria's private expenses had x- cceded her income anil that she was coim Jerably in debt. Spain continued to bo thu scene of distur bances, and there ?.re accounts of fresh insur reclions in Valencia, Alicant and Squander. 1 -i ...1 i... .1 : r , P . . , , ,, , .11" llllll WHH 11 ii,im-u t-so,oiioii 'irooii, loiiii V in rv ,M,,5U ,i,K y S,""M " ' I ,l. A.lioiois.n.linn and in f..vnr of :. cei lnin reiected individual. We tiusl none of tin lNTP.nF.TINO TO GEOLOGISTS Wo ycS terday had our attention called tn souio hiign remains of old trees brought lo light 111 ma- kmc excavations lor the Was Company, in llio block tins side ol their original works. Wn had the curiosity to sen them, and yes terdav visited tho works for tho purpose. Wo wish that we could have hail the mil ot an intelligent geologist lo assist us in our oh starvations, for wo know next to nothing, or ralher quite nothing, of ibis interesting sci ence ourselves. We found that tho work men had penetrated thrnnch four distinct formations niaikcd as clearly as (he lines no a chess-board. Willi the first we are all ces, which have boon developed to us wiihin Sovereign btate, so acknowledged uy our a few days, have worked a creat chance in Government, into tho limits of this Union, is our views on this subject. Ii fills us with such an organic change in that Government, consternation and a arm. to hoar lhat this in- that it would seem mat nothing snori 01 .in fernal plot has been matured, loan extent alteration of ihe Constitution could ehect it which wo could not have believed, and ran It is said that this is proposed to tie ellected now scarcely realizo. They must bo insane by the treaty making power. The north we care not who ihey are thru must be which has protested against tho annexation lost to all regard to tho preservation of our will leel sun more iiiu.gin.iii u uiiyinu" freo inslilulions, and the maintenance of our means ofaccomplishing il. tl l resident ly republican government, who can haibor an lor has committed himself to this measure loo well acquainted. In tho second and third were found remains of trees, &c, but material, from sixty to a hundred per cent., yet ,,i 0f such macniludo as to surprise any one lots in the Hardware, tho iiimufacturcd fabric, n... wi..,n vml re.c. .t.,, r.,Urih llio wonder at thirtunvt cent. Hero is a ewindlins appear ance of Protection to 1 on for the sake ol blind. inir and (.tupefyiiio Pennsylvania ; but the word of promise kept to the oar is broken In the hope by letting in roroigu Iron at thirty per rent, in the fchapo of all descriptions of I lard ware, and 1 thus crushing the Iron and tool interests at his Executive counsels, we cannot loo much rejoice lhat the opinion of the north Ins I een j decidedly expressed upon ibis lopic. Al though ihe danger was not yet open and ap parent, Massachusetts, at least, had taken her stand in this mailer. The resolutions nf our Legislature bavo proclaimed its belief that the proposed annexation is unconstitutional ; llioso of the recent Whig Convention have declared that the proposed annexation can not be submitted lo by Massachusetts. Thu press at the north has uniformly cried out against the project, and public sentiment has responded to llio call. Whoever does the deed, will do it under a perfect conviction that it is ono which a constituent part of this Union considers unconstitutional, and de structivn to our Government. To admit u friends of the Administration can he led, bv advice from any quarter, including Washing ton eily, to endorse attacks on tho Auuiinis- tratiuu. Mutlisonian. idea favorable to ibis annexation, or who can seriously contemplate to lend it their aid. Wo call upon all good men and (rue, lo stand by the Country, and prevent this great wrong from being done. Wo warn all who aru dis posed to give il their countcnanco and sup port, to BEWARE. Let ihem look care fully lo thu first step they lake. The first movement may be the prelude to consequcn ces involving inelrievablo ruin: ruin- bloodshed the downfall of Republican prm ciples the overthrow of llio freest govern the Senate of tho United Stales may bo do pended upon lo defend the integrity of the Union it represents. APPOINTMENTS, fee. Chancellor Walworth has been nominated to the vacancy in tho Supremo Court ; but it is understood lhat ho will bo rejected by the Senate, on the ground of having pledged himself to Capt. Tyler lo decide against ihe constitutionality of a U. S. Bank, should that question ever como before him ! Spen- SARANAC STEAMER. In alluding to Ibis boat last week, by a slip of the pen, wn located the Ladies' Cabin " forward." This was wrong. 1 ho La dies' C ibin (which, by tho way , is a very fine one,) has the usual location n(t llio wheel ; but there is, nevertheless a Cabin forward, very comfortably lighted, warmed, and fur nished with every thing but berths, tor Ihe accommodation of deck passengers. This is an excellent arrangement, and ono which II be highly appreciated by a largo class of persons who cannot well afford tho full ac commodations of these floating palaces. PASS HIM ROUND. Geo. C. Pn itt, collector of laxrs for the village of Woodstock, has pocketed the pub lie money and absconded. His constituents recently mel to consider tho subject, and, after voting a lax of eight cents on tho dollar to make up the delinquency, deliberately re solved thai said Pralt is a sneak, whose rep utation ought lo follow him. In which opin ion wu fully concur. Thursday. March 14. In Ren-ati, a nvMiije was received from the I'res j knt relative to llio abuse eftlto American Ha" in the stave iriidu; a'so, enclosing a report fiom the Si ere tacv of Siolo in roll mice to llio number and coinpen sail in of American CuntuU. . .... ,1 r......,l,ur,..,ni,iill.Aflti the Jn i,-mrv. .Inendniorv bill hi Ihe Tr.nsury eel of (nice. Tho passage nf this bill would destroy 173'), for t)ie safe Jcepine of iho public moneys. Fifty Millions worth of American properly at a Mr Haywood (jive notices nfhills to reduco the l- jjimV anj turn one hundred thousand American srv of the rrrnuun 01 inc u. win no.-,,,, ., next' Another M reduco lha salaries of ihe Njyy )'riiiitni,V.irUcpartnieiii,Trtsniy l)eiattnicnl. Stale Depillimnl, Secretaries ISrparlmenl, A"oiney O.-nrril S-eretarynf W-irsii l Suite, and I'ost Mas ur r.cneral. Also 28 other bills lo reduce the salnries Freemen out of work, lint it cannot nrun thanks to the indomitable bigs of Tennessee and Maryland. Railroad Iron, it will he reon, is to be allow. ed to mine in at ten dollar a ton, whilo that used 111 ' Ihe poor man e loo. chain Sic. Ate. is l.iked twenty tlollnis ! Wo are not hereon ofpll nnVers ihinujlioiil ihe U.S. serving under Ibo ;!'n"!;?.'-o...!.h f r in.. so,.ke in rcoly tbewiluw l uf the j(,RrnL, to ibis tvr s' ; but Iho croco'lilo tear llhod." Ulan 1 ln,urreciiun. Mr H. "IM'um' ."' I'""" , hed over ihu.difruroiU Jiealment of poor ' WVI 'rjch cbrpora.ions' by former Tarill-are euonuH ihaMilitary. Academy for IB1I, the nuesitorr .uppurj " . u..i.. r,i'ii it,,, still peuiiion inv niuoioiwi.i . - - uriailTVlnh of IbeinHilntlon. "m indoles, and Mr H'nck, ..fda. supported the beautifully-exposed by this bill. Gold Watches'. Jetcelru." Precious Stones, tt-c, which tho Willi's were abused for Idling in at SI noon.--, .1 1.. '...,., ,.r - !... .1 11 1 . .... ... .0 n,l lorhori. udenivnnl mado some rcuinrnn on iiw unrrrn, ... ,a m uuijr i v, ivo - ; inihiarv pr.f.irntionnt ilus nm, in i-unu quince 01 , what will the ilii: .1. ,n-IVm n.oee.i 11I our foro'en relations, and Iho 1 ,,, ,.,,. ,,i ,i, ., mo I,,. moicineoi" jn ipos who havo been told and ispeciol our fore un rrlntiohs ami Ihe 1 n ,e.,ale) ,M, articles were ft in no (svor of the nniiexniion 'nfTexas.- .. ' rii r.vhleh was the They .pYke mUMT'.XJKZI I f.etA but V 'favor the rich at The expend ofll.e of ia ' country, siio miiiiinwtini i u,v - ,,,, .. .'itj.i' q, -Mixiro. . . P"or, say 110.1 WI.ern can. ihejr hide 1 hay 'Mr'WiniUppMMTii'.belicsed rh'ere was no little 2e ni Tnii ic 11' !,?, ! , by iour Cungrcss tax rlssitfir -tba lllxilioowmmu yrisei ta tlii'.nniuixii. nnn of tcx-is, wln.-li wiil'flrtoer ilu.U.mni, nd which v.K.p.ciihrly'Uio'eni n. the fi-. linf s of his consiiiuenis, .iin uauaUon here and that " nso. luuonfui lint tn.l prottuhii3iiiiil,a the ricln.uinV imw 1 v. "iihlttUiUhefi. &c,;nnly i n- fuurlh 8 mm h as tlm poor loan's log-chain ! W have mote 10 n yet of this most fatal (were 11 not for doomd) bill. Tribune. a . , 1 . . . commences. Here you nave reveateu 10 you thu bases uf tho trunks of enormous cypress es, llio wood of which seems not a whit de cayed, which would put to shauio any ol Iho present denizens ol our lureits, in much moro magnificunt must have been their proportions. Wn ourselves measured one, upon which the woiknien in (he process nf removing it had mado considerable inroads,-atid ils diam eter was fullv twelve feet six inches. There were others near at hand, but which it was not so easy lo gel nt, lhat appeared fully as hirer, and which wo were assured, nnd could readily believe, reached nearer fifteen feel. Lot tho reader pause a moment, lo ponder un this enoimous size. In old-fashioned limes a bed-room fifteen foot square in a common hot id would bavo been due mod of reasonable: dimensions. ' Kut this is nut thu chior wonder. I liesu vast trunks aro not removed lo great distan ces from each other, on tho contrary, they aro thickly clustered, and vou can almost jump from ono tn iho other. What a soil must that uivo ueun 10 su ipori vrEt'iaiuu columns .of such. iremendiiQus growth and 1 :...:i... . ...,.l ,el that ever existed-tho precursor of cer, It is saw, gavo -SM - fivils. the of which, they on lhat ground was rejected. can neither appreciate or understand. For our own parts as conductors of a Public Press as citizens of this freo Ropublic wo declare solemnly, seriously, advisedly lhat wo will not Hand by, and seo tho in dependent Nation of Texas annexed to this Country, ns a pari of in territory, and as a wide-spread field for iho extension nud d is semination of Slavery. We will resist il, in every wav in which resistanco can be effuc live. Wo will resist it. with our pen. u will resist it, wilh our tongue. We will ro list it, wilh tho last drop of our blood. There is no hopo of happiness on earth thai wo will not surrender, rather than submit lo this ac cursed, hellish plot. Wo are, at present, most aidently engaged in a political cam paign, tho result of which wo have deeply at heart. Tho brightest and most cheering prospects. have spread ihemsolves out lo our view. Success seems to bo within our grusp. John Y. Mason of Virginia, lias been confirmed, ns Secretary of tho Navy. Mr. Cam.iioun has accepted the ofiico of Socretary of Stato, and will shortly enter upon ils duties. Tho Senate has refused its consent to tno appoinlment of Rantoul. Collector for the Port of Boston. Tho nomination of Collector for this Dis tricl, has not been acted on. ..hat Ua'r l llwy Imvh required to reach1 Tlmre has never been a time when ihe d- iheir maturity! Ar. O. Picayune, Marrh vantages ol a true and faithful adininisiruiion 1 of our givernnmnl, by who nu umu men, 2. Wool ritoM the Lakes The amount of this important item of export is rapidly augtnen ting from year to year. We have not at hand, says the Toledo Blade, llio moans of slating precisely tho facts exhibiting this augmentation, but we recollect distinctly having seen official statoincnls of tho last four or five years which undo ovorv vear exhibit an incroase of about 1111. r,..r rent on the nreccodinif year. The amount received at Cleveland by tho Ohio ca n il, was for pound?, 1810 49,2'22 18l 107.605 1812 199,603 IB 13 391,133 THE U. S. SUPREME COURT. It seems to bo certain that President Ty ler has sent to iho Senate thu nomination of Chancellor Walworth for the seat on the bunch vacated by tho death of JiidgoThomp son. In relation to ibis appointment, the ,ro,.,mi,lniit of llio N. Y. C mrier and E11- nuirer makes a statement, which, if true, is stronger proof than any yet furnished even by Mr. Tyler himself, or his utter iintitness for the great ollicu tie noius. 1 m.- i'.i is as follows : In relaiion to this appoinlment there arc fact, tint I have not seen m prim, which bo made known !,!scna"o!.ndlmb .hop l.lie Wd knmv I, ,,. isrrptihle ol mreci pru.11 umi .w . : ... - -. lhai 1 0 wool I nominate nonne lo lhat o lice who had nut previously expressed his eonuchon that a United Stales Hank wns unconstitutional, and who would po decidell'lheiiue-tiun should ever come befoie him in his ludicial capacity. When it was suaeesiid to him and would so decide should the nicsMon como before Ti is monsl'rous lhat an individual should bo ques- honed in advance as 10 how he ,11 .lecuo a que sunn X b ' nnicial oa.h. and .that ho should be selected antu ipatci r.i of the, t'ni. Tsn,,iSJ under such n pledye. inut be unworthy led I fc"'fi ,' nBpnlMi h the Senate. Ol I , 0 nil . '"'"Y "n' V" . ". " " ' ,h,r nrineinlns If the WhIUS Ol me ocnuicnm 1110 nev cannot desert tho country in this preat eniei cenev but will throw themselves into ihe breach and Rcnci, iui 1 dirpnienml pollution Nearly every department or the Clovernnient has bn.WeW irV Wl l IIUUl IOO wriin.v .it-,..-..- - . ..I iheir linhts. tho Supreme Court of be United Stales, be preservedm its i purity, and thai nothins be dono to wxaken its hold upon Ihe public confidence Our last advices from Washington, say the nomination will not be sanctioned by the Senate. I T K M S . A memorial i- ticf. re f 'ousre-s fnvn the Iui'i. lure-of Illinois and Ohi ipr.iv m:: Concre-- "f, rana, propr's'ioo for Ihe cons'. jc ion of.i canal mound the falls of tho Mississp-i riv.r, '.'ommonU radio tho Des Moines r.r.d Roik rivr rap:.!s in order to remove oravoll 1I13 rib;.'ru- :ons in tho navigat'on of end river, r.nd thereby farili ale the mtcri o irsc between the inhabitants uf lhat region and Uoy. of our com mon countr). The Post Oitice I,aw.--TIi5 CoTimitier oil Post Offices ant Post Hoadsbave made a rrpo-t, which is more denunciatory than coniincinsr, claim in?erclii9"uc power for ihsfiovcrnmini to transmit all mailable matters, and reconunc minis the rmct.nrntof laws more penal than at present cost to check and sippiesslhc abuse of the Government mcnojwlv TmrixTS Tho Uantrnr, (Me.) Courier instances Ihebirih in that city last etk of ihrf e " bo'incing Yankeyboys," who web their mother are u doins well." It is a fact which we. as cjpenanceu chron iclers, can vo ich for, lint more such b.rlh. l.ave 1 een renislered by the public press of tho Umt-d States within the past tuelie monlhs, than have en pub licly recorded in a like space of time within the m.'in i ry of lint eminent parson 15c, "lliuol lest inhabitant." Two of these novelties nccurcd in this city. As Kxcitino anii ImmCnse M eetino. One of the largest assemblages ever convened in tins city in pub lic meeting is now assembled in tho stale House 1 ata, to adopt measures in relation 10 the recent attempt nude to exclude the llihlo from the Public Schools. I have not time to civc particulars, but would remark that not less than S,000 persons aro present, participa ting in the proceedings, anions whom ate tinny fe males. At dl.Pj M. the Kev. Mr. Barrows, of the Sansom street wiiurch, was addressing the mcttinj in n powerful speech. Tribune I'hil. Cor. The MinoLETOws Mcsncus. The Grand Jury have returned a true bill to the Superior Court, sitting at Middlelown, Connecticut, ncainst I.ucitn Hall, llethuel Koberis and Wen. II. Hell, iudiclini diem for the murder of Mrs Itacon. The prisoners pleaded not guilty, and tho trial was ordered to take place, com mi'iiceing 00 Monday the I lib inst., in the Melhodisl Church al Mid llelown, the Court Room noi being large enough 10 accommodate the throng expected lo attend. Ueiic The Newark (N. J ) Post says: 'Wo suvr yesterday an article of dres.s worn at the coronation ofOcorsellieTlnrl. I was n satin pel'icoat, wrought 111 uieulo wont ot iiierieuesianii 111 isi expnivecnar ncler. The fiurc nn it aro mostly flowers, butler- flys, Ac. We learn that it wn corn by Ihe Coun- ..... ,ri!l.nrlrr tlin &'ttir nT ltm,rrnt rtnlron And iend of Hubert Hums. This uitercsiing relic is in the possession of Jatncs Smith, I'.'q-, of Hudson emu ly, near this city.' Amebicas Sheet IIi'soasdsv. Accorriinp to le- c. nt calculation", there are, at present, 31,000 000 of sheep in the I'niiol Slates j exhi'i ing nn incriaseof upwards of 5 000,000 during the last fuej ears. There animals at n moderate and reasonable computation, are worth at least 40,000.000 The annuilninount of wool is estimated at 110,000,000 lbs wor.h about 410,000,000. Of tho whole number of sheep in the United States, New York owns nearly onejifih ! Al the Naval Bailie on Lake Champlain 111 ISM, cock on board the Saratoga flew up into Ihe ringing at the commencement, and continued to crow until victory crowned our American stars. The incidenr is mentioned in Cooper's Naval History, and is veri fied by a private letter from Ihega'laiil sailing master Brum lo bis wife. Brum is dead, ana ins poverty- stricken widow is now seeking a pension from Con gress. Wo earnestly trust she will obtain 11. Mr. Wr.ns run's Lav Si-.rmon. As soon as tho decision in tho Girard Caso has been innonnced by the Supremo Court, the cler gymen of all denominations intend to hold a Convention there oxpressive uf their admira tion and views of Mr. Webster's recent speech, nnd request him to give il to them In publish in pamphlet form. Thai is all iho Christianity part. An informal meeting has . ,1 ,K I I. , . ucen iiei.i, aim ,-u. t tusivj uni wvtru mut" , Secretary.

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