Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, May 31, 1844, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated May 31, 1844 Page 2
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-te-. & rffiia, HENRY CLAY, UP KKXTUCHY. FOR VKT, PHKSIDKNT, t 1 1 s: o i o f.s a: i ' 1 1 v. m i s J vs n x, or si:y jmisijy. HKMKMUFU Till: FACTS. liver since tin; Whig Tariff was passed, il litis been consliintly abused tiy the Locofoco orators in Confess mid on thn stump, nnd by their editors. In Vri mnnt, especially, U lias ben denounced as ruinous and insulting to the farmers as grossly p-iiii.il lo the man ufacturers ; and by holding up Locnfocos as the trim fi lends of Protection and the very men to take euro of tltn wool-growers, they havo virtually pledged their puny to reform and correct this " bill of abominations." This is a (run bill, is it no! ? no appeal to nil Lucns. Well vnnr paitv has FIF TY FOUR MAJOKITY in iho'llouse in Con giess enough, it would seem, for all piacti c.tl purpose.; it h is spent fiwi ntoiths in ilr - eating tun I anil, anil uns n.ia ample tunc: j mid power to pet feet a bill and remedy evei v ' 11 - i 1 . .1 M. .rt. I t , , . . nllrged L'liev.llice : II lliil Ir.iuto ll lull ; ami h'IZ'c! gi lev.ince ; , .. vet 'villi till Hits waste ol money and lime this Loriilbco Congress Icttccs the much aba trtl Whig Tariff precisely as it was left by the Whigs! It is an admission, slronoer thin winds can make it, that tlio Whig Ta riff is sustained by the Auteiiean People. ; nnd wo ask if it is mil also proof thai the Lo- colbco leaders ate tiller unwoitliv of further cl . .1 " i r! confidence, or support from (be friends of riutcctioti I I ne nave letnnilied no allt-g cd grievance, on the one hand ; on the olh rr, thny have, nllemptod to rob llio Whi; TanlVin the main of its protective features, Tl..... iViinin.r .. I.tll f.. t I I liey arrrti in ir.uning n lo reilueu llio . ',' '" ' " ""' ' " ( lug I anil : nearly lout' lilllis ol tliem vo ted for it, but it was defeated by twenty eight members, who either on principle or interest are for some degree of Protection. This very fact, that it was defeated by such votes, pi oves that tlio bill would have been ruinous to tho cause of Protection, had il been passed. Remember, then, that tho vaunted Locofoco promises of Reform have been falsified; that four-fifihs of the party have recotded their votes for the Free Trade doctrine, as embraced in this bill ; that eve ry Whig save one, from the North, the South, the Easi, and the West, stood firm in defence of the Protective Tariff of 1812. W iMlm.ni ! r1..;r..v.t;..,. !,..!... ..r' the vole in the House of Representatives, by which Mr. .McKay's UritMi Hill was laid up. on the table, there lo remain during the rest due of llio piesent seision : Yr..s. Nv. Arr-T. Ii'ica. Whig, .o..-o. HAi'rr. I ma. IIAf. Maine. 0 I 0 1 N. Ilampshiie, 0 Massachusetts, 'i Vermont, 1 Rhode Island, 0 Connecticut, 2 New Vork, 10 New Jersey, 1 I'dinsylvauia, 8 DeliMnie, 0 u 0 S 3 O 0 10 I 13 0 fi 3 1 0 o 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 o 12 0 0 0 0 10 7 1 5 3 O I 4 fi 7 ;i I 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n o o o l o o o 0 0 I! 0 0 0 0 tl 1 0 0 0 0 0 fi 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 :t 1 II 0 1 0 1 112 0 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 I 0 0 0 0 0 0 (I 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Man land, 0 Virginia, 0 North Carolina, tl South Careliuu, 0 Itorria. 0 Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Miswiuri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Ten m see, 11 ichigau, 0 0 0 0 t) 0 n ti i ii 0 23 77 1 vacancy 02 varnucies. 1 1 vacancy. ;1 vncancy. 51 vacancy Of tho Whig members, all but three were present and voting, w bile nine Locnfncs were missing. Seventy-seven Whigs and tvvent)- eight Locos voted to lay the bill on the ta sent hie, i.e. in fivorof maintaining the prose Taiiff, while ninety-eight Locos and one Whig voted against laying on the table, and of course against tho Tarifi. The people will readily infer ftoni this veto who are thu friends and who thu enemies of the Tarifi policy. 17. IFiiciwiovi. LOCOFOCO VERACITY. In reference to tho lalo defeat of the Ln eofoco Tarifi the liuilington Democrat su : "Tim Northern Democrat!! vole I in fitor of sus immiiK the pits.. nl 'far ill, and same of 'the .Southern Wings oled uguimt it." Now look nt I Im facts, as shown by ihela- ble in number column : .VorCiei-u Lotos for l!te existing Tut iff", Acainst il .Maine. 0 "4 New Hampshire, M ssachiisiettF, Vermont, Collin clicut. Sew Vnrk, Pennsylvania, I li'iois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Total 0 4 2 0 1 0 2 2 10 12 K 0 0 . G 0 7 0 9 0 3 Vl J7 Showing TWENTY-FOUR MAJORI TY uf tlio Northern locos against Protection. The " somo " Soiilhern Whigs who voted . . . I. . r. rt- .... ugaiusi me e.nMing anil was one '. nil tlio way from Georgia "solitary and alone!" It is by such falsehoods ns thesu lhat Lc cofoco edilois of tho North deceit o lliu pea pin; and it is to expose such falsehoods that wu publish tho "Democratic Whig." Whigs, riiTiilnlu our paper far and widu ; placu thu facts before all who aro willing to learn llio truth. Thus, and thus only, can you unde ceive your Lncofoco neighbois, who ure in the main honest men and willing to do right. Ib. THE II LACK TARIFF. Wo find thu following paragraph in llm Steubun (N. Y.) Conner " Wool- Tug TAatrr. Almost eveivdav nflorrU some new demonslrnlion of thn lieiuflciil effects of the Winy Tariff of IM'.'. Amon theso is a sttaly iiinl hcnlthy nilvnticc in.lhe price f Wont.. William Makei, I'si., ofUrhanii, sold his wool t.his spting for foriyjire cents per pound, This wool, i lie product of llielnsl Inn vents, h id been kept mi Irtinl for llio tvnnt of n irifitntic market, but .Air. It. knowing, n ctery well informed man mnt, that ononf the tllnotH nf llieT.iriH' would Iid lo misn the price nf wool, wi -Ivhcld on lo it, mill has ren'rcd nn adtnnec nf from thirty In forty per cent. Tvut years ngo llii snnip wool would not Into sold for moru ihnil 1'ilrly, ot at most 1 1 i r I ft v c crnls per po.md." Dr. .Jill-vis of CliuiMiiont, N. II., lately sold 30,000 His. of wool nt 43 cents n ioiiiii1. This is llio Tnrifl which tlio Patriot tells lis operates so oppressively upon lliu I'.irniing interests of llm country ! lb. From llic Ocncvn Courier. AN 1NCIDI NT.-TI1F. f.AHOniNr. MAN'S ai'UKClI. " In conclusion, then, Mr. President, wlionro these nriincints who wlk upon their 'I'nrkrv rniprtaiid lido in their splendid cinches, ami ttlio-o purses ore bursting with nntoM gold, wrung from diehard mil tf holiest, iincnmplnlnlllg intlu try 1 Who, I say, arc there rich nabobs, thai lliey should call rpon n, llic poor men of tin-country, lo he taxed lo swell llio profits of llteir lordly iiiiiniif.aotures I'1 Tlio occasion was a political meeting; llm oralor a quondam Federalist of Colum bia county, prominent in tlio ranks of Van Riiruimm ; the; iiudienrn chiefly hnrd-woi k ing men from nn adjoining manufactory. The sentiment was received with si huisl of applause, timid which the. orator sat down. ilivinct ,md peculiar, as ni once In draw the eve of .nr. i rcfi'ii ru. o.xc attnei a x euro in n nnii i nil lo tin- ?u-nlier ( i l niftr man with n thin and intellectual npwt, plainly hut neatly find) "Mr rrcsiueni, i am one ot tiinso oppi rsso t pnor men, In whom the oralor has referred. 1 desire, lo speak ; niav 1 no ovarii I Leavo being granted, ho proceeded as I follows : " Sonic writer has remarked, thai ih pm ia tin mnn sojinmhlc, hut that hii life, faithfully icpol led, will nll'oii mnp imful mo1 ni; ami nsnn otincu of expiri euro is worth n pound of llieiry, itcn 7iiy life may not he without its me. I am hv tr.aile n winter. .'. " " '"a v 'i ""J"i in ii ill lllilllliiliv 111 Rhode Island. .My employers, were honest and iiiii-1- oorh,nw,'!!e,WTi?,!L wi'"'. T'"'y ni'1 rair '"" "ni nigti t nitcs. 1 lie1-3 wages, hnweter. were niinc- !""! P S n. my cxncrictice Ins taught me ih H a uinhr in lunil is worth Utelte shillings in tirnmics. l" industrious and frugal, and llieieforo contented anil nappy. .My un.-ri nflicul not only lor my port, Iml also to aeciminl'ile a small surplus. I was plensnl nli mv con htion. nnd looked lorwnrd with Ilia wi'll-grnimdcd hope to n hajipv fuluf. Ali.iut this lime, n sneaker came among us who used nrgu- meius ireeisiuv piiiu ar in iimse employi (I tins e e "in?. 1 1 in views lu ro novel, innpiieoiis and ftnkiun c were eapmatnl well Ins iheorv. fore, we thouuht ouisdvcs wi II p-ml: we now imaL'iin il otir sehes o,iprised. liifme, we thought outseives Imp- The e.icliance, for me, -vas a bad one! (for who would pfcr misery and riircmilrnt lo happunssa,,! r(aec?) ov : i-iiiiiv ueu'io u nun oiirseixs misfralue. Imt lwas too eager in the pursuit of the ihtory lo re g;:iro II". i nil.'l' I1CI1I t". lie lo'd us Ihai ih- dilinulions of wealth nnd nov crly wcreinerilv artificial, hniiii; their foiindatnin in llio supetior wicHecliii ss or wcalitu'ssnl niankind. and whnllv unsujiportcd hv nnson or jusiiee; lint we were nil alike Ood's c'lddren, nnd therefore alike en- ii,(.,i , si,lr !., i.:. i,,,,,,,,.,,- ,t, ,, ,:. ,;, ofsieifty was wroiiL'nnd needed reform! that wmlih, ns at present rinplujrd, was merely an cnnine nt op. pression; and lint the main ohjjel of it. pnet'ir was in srinn in" i.icciu in-poor, wc were l.iBcina' ted wilh Ihese views and heein lo conduct neenrd mi'iy. wur worn ocean io ue suuiiiui nnil our cm. plovers hean to complain Mallir- ran finui had lo worse, until linally n general comliinalion of the ope- ramct vi iicnm ni me ueaii) supellileil Hie world. We were nil of ns dischnrced, olln-rs were eniiloveil nno in nliout lour das inc mills were ajain in aeiive oiuralion. 1 now for the firl lime dicnercd lhat a theorv re luccd In practice has its prartical results that ihoii'.'li it may nlPird amusement for die fancy, it neilhi r clothes a man'" har k, nor fillti his slnm ich ; and lhat as die host way of juduina of a tree ia by its fruits so ih" best w-av of jndinni; nl a Ihcorv is by its practical effects I formerly knew tnvi If happy : I now found m; self miserau'e. I formerly was layinu up money: I 'now was ns rapidly spendim; it. So far. I ceMninlv bad nut chatmed for the heller. In n alien time, mv surplus became i hausted : and, as my name bad heenniu somewhat prominent as a rr former, I found it difficult to set work from any employer, nn.l if nil nbke feared my inlliienrniiml nninle. l'overty iniv slarrd me in die face: nnd tho'ish Necessity be a hard school, fools, ns it is said, .ii . ; .i t i . . t . ' ..... ' will learn in no other. I determined id nrofit (if nns- sible) by my cvperi -nee, and set myself to consider .., ,.,.,.,.... 'ir. i oo rem in- euro that tie soeaier w nose nri'ioin.nt im rmitiv n. ted my f.mcv, practiced upon a ve, v d.lK.rcnl theory from tint he preached ; thai thoiiL'li he denounced wealdi no nno was moie obsequious to the rich ; and diruiiili he ytnpailu-e I with the poor, he never would touch die cruise of a poor man unless bis feo Vis: pl.s, nnd thai when we find a man nreai-him: one ihing and prncucine another, we may rc.iMinaldy (lis t'usl bolh his doctrine. and bis sincerity. lninvoii p itlicular, my theory had opeiatcil disastrously. It had ridueed ine fiom comfort In want, and has filled mo with discontent, invy and jinlousy, toward my more favored nei'thboi s. What ha I hanpenul lo me inisbl ri nsiiin' lv hap pen to nil ; nnd n theori fo'lowed by such etl'ecis, mialit flirty bo pronounced imsrmd. lint hciher MiitoMiio .,1 nui. i ii ii'ju'c'i io ii ii was i. my ior me io saerifiee mi money, independence and comfort, tn- iinsonnii or not, I rttl-jcte't tint it was folly for me lo itantial nilvanlaseb, (r a mere ide i, the vaioie con cepiion of anoiher man's hrniii. We bavo iieard, my friends, the rich denonneeil ; but why ih iinunee the rich I Suppose nu or I, hv prudence nnd industry, (as well wo ma v,) main toindi penitence; are we tin re fore to ho si iyi nn Used as aristocrats Or. suppoo we len-e our properly 1 1 our children, a-c tiny to bepto. sciihed) And why shoul I n who ici'nt nnplov in 'ill, proclaim war asainn the rich, who alone can true it to us? Suppo-o all were as needy ns our' selves; who is to employ us ? nnd if no man employ us. wh're is our lire id I lint w by ih nourice llio Ta" rill') Il increases the mpplv ! how then can iliaise tha price? Il incrc isesemployineui nnd die va"tt of I.I.J. . I .1 .. : - .1... . . n te moor; now uirn can ii pijiro ui" i.anorcr I j r you rill', Ihey will huv what they want nl home, nnd em- ploviM. Which of the two do vai prefer? Next to (i id, u linn's firt ilutv is to Ins fimily, and nation's fir-a duty lo iisilf. i t lie American I G ivernnieui loo's out for the American People, nnd leave dm I'.iiiilisb O' vernment tn t.ike e.are nf the I-'nnliMi People. Ve, my fri lids, prnctieiii!; in. I -siry nnd frugality, sh ndd remember a le.v lain maxims, nnd we ennnut well fad lo he prosperous. Wo should remember, 1. To judge of public men by the rfals of Ihrir meiisures, m I theii professions If tho people Ime tluived under tluir nl tiitni st i nt'n n, .and thrre has been nn cnrropiion, extr.najanco or public debt, it inav be will eiiounli to try them nuain j but if lb" people have not tbri ed iindi r llnir m M-ures, thep"i) nle would he fools to try them aaain : for, what has happened once may happen twice; whit I bred in die hone will show its-lf in th" lle-h ; nnd n man's e-iHin" himself a D.'inicrnt don't niakv him oiif. 2. f aat is most n olent Inlet well 002111!! ; nnd thonah ten .ulhiii;s per diy ho belter thnn six shillings, yet lhat 3 x tluliinjjs per day is belter than UOIIIIO?. 3. f inally, we should remember dial employment per ut a littlo fjlo whirh she had given on depends upon the amount of capital nnd l ie aciiniv 1 . , ; .1,1. tt ; 1: 1 wilh which it moves; and thai n Tur ff increase, die I l'' ',sl11"'. received the lollowtllg lldlcidntls amount ofcipiml hv prcvenii'i.' iis h in d nwii off to ly civil note I mm him : 1 our ladyship's pav fir foreiim uni-l e.s nls 1 th n"iiv tv 'f that can il.al ' v eiiini'Miis 'I in mantif'ictmiiig enterprise, nnd ihus circulating it throtich die countiv. As employ ment is n poor man's nnlv capital, iistnily stands him in hand to entry il lo tl e hesl ina ket." Hero the speaker ceased. Ilis observa tions were lereived insi'ence, and the meet ing quietly dispersed, without noiso or any further remark. A PICTURE OF THE TRAITOR TYLER. Mr. Chapman, formerly Mayor of Boston, and a Delegate lo the Raltinioro Convention lately drew the following picture of Tyler and Ids treachery, in a speech at Falieuil Hall: "Hut alas! within our own ranks yes atrocious sncrdese, slamliiig nt the trrv rieht hand of our la mented Chief, was anntlietf ti spirit hkenneof ibose seven of sirred history, 'more wie'.ed ihan llio first. Ho worn the senihlniicn of 11 patri nie Wliiir, nil I had borrowed tho narmenis of an honest man. nnd likn n serpent, lie did beifiiile us. Ily nit iiiscrulable Provt dencc, ho tins pcruulud to lake possession of the liruse, which he had thus swept nnd purified. Itut true lo his renl nature, and 10 the alinnl prophetic lannuatrr In which I have referred, be has taken not only the-nllier six spoils, hut even the very one lhat neiieipeu 10 fjeei nno lin y nave entered in nnil Dwell there; and the last st Ho of our eonniry has been worse limn the first. Who hereifier w ill need nn il- lustinion ofthe nil . lliil ireason in principle can nc conipltsli, when he review the ras'.'t d, lailered, hog parly history of the piesent ail.ninUir.ition, fn far as (, g',,,et lhat I ordered' Without intend lls lienil is concern! il, nil. I s.v.fihri Tt tr nnd Marliu , . 0 ,. , . ,, Vnn llnrrn banded loyr ihcr nnainsi die Whi3s,-lhe lnS s "rcasin, the man re)ed, ' I'm Very only little Cjnarrfll'f I h i en iliem jut now being which, nl tlio mining mi si inuieif and Iiarmonioiis llemn. cintic t oiiveulioii, shall be uniked 0111 for utter anui IllklllOII." KX-SPKAKCIl WIHTIi. rim Kentucky " Couimnnwealili" lias thonghl it proper to vindicate the reputation of llm lion. .Ioiin Wnrrn, of Koniiicky, ns n pursnn of the most gentlemanly and nmin- blo character. No such vindication can ho necessary where Mr. Wium is known nnd appiecialed as ho deseivcs to bo J but, as the false gloss attempted lo bo given by his political adversaries to h recent occurrence in tho House of Representatives may possi bly have soniu effect whore ho is not known, we think it due lo Mr. Wiiiti: to transfer the following remark lo our columns, wiih the expression of otireiitito concurrence, bolh In tho spirit and the letter of those which refer to Mr. White's personal chiiiactcr nnd qualities. Nat. Int. Prom the. Kentucky Commonwealth. Jons White The t.oeo nrcss nre en 'caxorinu to transform tins rjenllenian into it bully. We know John Whilu intitii-itilv, nnd wo can most conseieuii. ouslv declare lhat In the charncli rislics of a well. bred nenllcnian in politeness, suavily, foihearnnce, pro den'"', pood feeli '7. aril ecu 'ine nuiiabibiv all llv cpii1 lini makeup Ih-J character we iioin respect ami .in i', lie is tlnuria"i n i nnv morlal mm. He is peculiarly disl'ni.tiibed ut IC'-nlnekev for coolings of temper nnd respeclfullii"?? of le iriinr. Hut, like cverv true Kcntu kian, lie wouhl bo as prompt to resent nU'ront ns slow lo nflir il. We cerlamly regret n be has himself publicly learctled, the lite occur. rcticein noiiurcss. Itut whnt could thetneekisi nian on earth do, when struck in the lice, hut return the blow 7 Had bo not repelled his as-nilent, while, ns a Christian wt should haven 'plaiided his meek foibeai ancc, lliere is tint a woman in the land who would not luce whipped him wilh her carters. In eleven sessions nf service, through tho most ex. t bine periods, Mr. White, thonch a most decided nnd firm man, has never bad before the sliyhtf t collision wilh any ones but Ins matlr himi If a creat prron-'l fioriie with all ztntlcmrji of bolh turtle. The mis erable vipers of Kentucky cannot blur it's name. Lathu and Important rtinsi IIwti. In the N. Y. Cuurrics ties Jit tits Unis, we find a letter from Pert an Platte, of the Sill i list., containing a clear and detailed account of tho recent events in Ilayli, which have resulted in declaralions of their independence (list by the Spanish pint of tho island, mid subsequently by tho northern provinces. It a ipears that early in March, t tin hl.icks in the western part of the island collected together two as l irgi! armies as lliey rnulil lo suppress the insurrection in the Il.ist ; the army of Port au l'rince under the den l.tdet, in iicliiti up. on llio city of St. Domingo, and lhat of ('ape Ihytien under (Jen. I'lcrrnt, marching upon Port an Platte. The first of theo armies was redu. ceil by ilcfcrtiou to about ?(!()() men before it p.isscd the frontier; it was there confronted by the army fiom St. Djiiiuiho, and after two or three contests was compelled to take refuge in Azun. Here on the !);h nil. it was a'ticked by the St. Doiningaiis, and compelled t irecross the frontier, rcinain'ng however entrenched in a 1 1 in u n t .ii 1 1 near Azua. Here it is said 1 000 of its men wore taken with tho small pox, and for want of care and attendance many were dying daily. In tho meantime hero had been a naval ciioaireuient in llio Itiy of Azua, In which the Haytien llotilla, of three rr four sail, had been driion a-h'irc with great loss by an equal force of Douuigans, one of whoso vessels was a pilot boat manned by Frenchmen. Tl.cso triumphs resulted in the declaration of the independence of the Spaniel) pi rt ion of the island, under the uamo cd' the'Doniingan Republic. The second army, sent against Port au Platte was tin more fortunate. After n eeling a clmck from the troops of Mocha and Santiago under (inneral Titus Salceda, (a planter who had been placed at the head of the insurgent forces,) it was driven wuh great loss from before Santiago on the !!() h of March. A baru remnant of l lie forces reached llic frontier, where they com. tnunicated their panic to the reinforcement . sent to them from Cane Havlieti. and the united , parties refused to oley an order tn march again ., Santiago. I'rtfMdent I lerard up in receiv .' ... . .. ,nz n0" 8, ' "?- T"7U" c 1 r .'"'"' 111 ar,ny 10 llc 1)111 (,0' Pi'-rrot relusen to put I the order into e.ecution. liefnre the ullicers ' char"Cil with the arrest of (ieneral Pie;rol and , cvv f a new army arrived at Cape I lav- '". t uf,Jh0 hl,er V"- chinned the Northern Provinces an independent Stale, and undo General Pierrot their Com m iiider-in-Chief. It i.s understood that this Notliem State tdnll include all the old kingdom of C iriMophe, (Jonau cs, St. Marcs, Sic. It is said lhat the iiio-,t influential and richest men nt ('ape llavtien are engaged in this move. incut, and thai tl:oy were about to organize an armv to send to Port an Prince, where President i ,. , ., , , ! Heranl still held Ins own. 1 lie leading moil in the revolution appear to tic unite, as wc believe are Uie majority of tlio luliauitanls olthoutsal fueled part of the Inland. LUDICROUS POLITENESS. 111 sincerity and extravagant adulation often betrays peoplo into tittering the ninsi ridiitilous absuidilies quite iiiiiiiteutlnnoHv. A gte.it man, addressing tbo Mouse of Lords ' . , , I . -..I .1 . . r said It IS m must tanUl HutV to inlui'm " '"is!'r ih" &. "" tri.'htv to release tlie hmgjrtwi his sutler- iVi'i.' Tilts was ('univalent to saving ilul ho was soiry the King's sufferings were over. A m ud ot honor, in Irauco being asked tho hour by her royal mistress, obsequiously re plied, 'What 011r Majesty pleases ;' tin an swer even less definite than that oftbo cow boy, who, after looking up at the town clock, said it was ' only half tin inch p.it eight.' A nuise wishing to give a very polite an swer to a genMeui in who inquired after the health of a sick baby entrusted to her rate, said, ' Oh, sir, jlaltcr myself the child is going lo die. A nobleman told a visiter thai he had been talking to him in a dream. ' Pardon 1110' replied thu other, ' I really did not bear vou.' A lady of rank, having 1, ul the professional services of a village pi- liardon lor mv liolilness 111 thus apiilyiug lor iiivntent would he almost a sufficient com peiisalion for tho labor of your huiublu piper, I'atiick Walsh.' Laid Cluiondou, in his essay on tho decay ol respect paid tn old age, savs, that, in his younger (lay s, ho never kept his hat 011 before those older ihan him self, except at dinner, lu the present day, thu wearing of it at dinner would ho thought nioro disrespectful than at any other lime. George IV, when Prince of Wales, used lo return the hows of nil gersons in thu streets except beggars. Ho justified ibis omission by remaiking, that to lelurna beggar s linw without giving him anything would he mock ery, and lu stop for llio putposo of bestowing a sixpence would seem ostentatious in

pri ice. Sir Robert Graham buiug apprised that ho had, hy mitiako, pronounced seuten cu uf transportation on a criminal who had been fuunil guilty ofacapilal offence, desired llm man to bo ngiih placed in tho dock, and hastily 1)11111111; on 'the hi, id; cap, lie said ' Prisoner nt the bar, beg your pardon? and then passed 1111 him the awful sentence ol death. A country carpenter having neg lecled tn make a gallows lhat had been or ilorctl to bo erected by a certain day, tin judgo himsell went lu thu man, ami s nil Fell ow. now l-.iiiio you 10 nee net malt ine sorry ; lor, had 1 Known it was tor your lord- slut), it should havo lieendouo immcriMtoly. bile an officer was bowing a cannon hall passed over his head nnd decapitated n. sol dier who stood behind him. ' Yon see,1 said tl if officer lo thosu near him, that n man never Inoses by politeness.' Napoleon's hat having fallen off, a young lieutenant stepped forward, picked it up, nnd presented it lo him. ' Thank ymt, captain? said tho em peror, inadvertently. ' lu what regiment, site V inquired tho sub, quick as lightning. Napoleon .smiled, ami fottbwith promoted tlio witty joiitlito ii captain :y. Notwithstand ing thu fury with which the hatiln of Fun tenoy was contested, it began with a great show of civility. Lord Charles Hay, n cap. lain of ihe English guards, advanced before ihe ranks, nnd Count 'Auleroche, a lieuleii nut of grenadiers tn tho French guards, stepped forward lo meet him. ' Fire ! gen- llonten ol the r rench giiaids I exclaimed the, Fnglish captain. ' No, my lord,' replied the Fiench lieutenant, ' wo never firo first.' This reminds us of an nnecdoto told of Cur ran, who, being called out lo givn satisfac tion lo an officer for soutn imaginary offence was told by his antagonist In fire first, which he declined, saying 1 As you gave llio invi tation, I beg you will open the h ill.' At the baltlo of Trafalgar, u g' i n ftrilish sailor, seeing a brother lar bleeding piofnsely from a severo wound, ran lo his nssistance. lie h id no sooner raised him front ihe deck on which he fell than the wounded man said, 'Thank you, Jack; and, pleasn God, I'll do the same for nu before the fight's over.' Chamber's Jiilinburgh Jntir. Indians Anotir ! The tunes aro ominous with bloody portents, and men may well be gin to stand aghast, lu addition to tlio Tex as question, the arming of the Nauvoo Le gion ami tho ' demonstration ' nbout to be made by Jon Smith for llio Presidency, the Honorable Mr. Levy of Florida astounds the country by effeiing, in lite llonso of Repre sentatives, the following dreadful resolution : Hcmlrtd, That the President nf the United Slates coniinunii'a'e lo ibis House bv what authority a parly ol ."vmino'e Cluels are now m uns eiiy. Although tho House received this resolu tion most irrnveiently, nnd greeted It with shouts of laughter, y.l wu think il a mailer of tho gravest consideration. " A party of Seminole Chief's io W:i.lihilon Cil !" Ugh ! It h is an ugly look. Tribune. KRIDAV MO It NINO, M A V. 31. 1811. TO ACTION. Every new developement at Washington shows ihe inipoi lance to thu nation of lhat change in tho administration of llio Gov ernment, which is proposed by the Whig parly. Tho wretched policy that has been pursued, for sonic years past, of making the Piesidenlial office a means of ro-eleclion of its incumbent, or this perpetuation of a dynasty, call upon every truo American lo rally for tho principles of republicanism, and upon tho measures lhat can alono sectiro the correction of tins crying evil, ruinous lo pub lic morals, nnd destitictive to the nation. Jcl tl'ix-n wrmii'lil lids ex'il men linx'e produced this slato of things; and the reme-1 dv is to bo found in a cliaii"0 of men. and only, in a change. It in in vain to liopo fm any help from men or a party, who am pledg ed to a particular course already injurious, and who havo a greater pride to establish a parly, than to assist the country. Least of all can hope bo centred nn the present Exe cutive, who is bending every influence of his station, and sacrificing every principle and custom of his high office, to insure another term of service service ! ! another term of wild misrule, of ruinous dominancy. Throughout all tho attempts tit changes which have been made within these last twen ty years, public opinion lias pointed lo Hen ry Clay, as the man of all others who, if elect ed, could correct the growing evils, and bring back thu nation to its foinier prospeiity. lint, iinfnitonatelv. many of ihein who thus confessed thu ability of Mr. Clay, as a Presi- lent, seemed to be gove. ned by doubts of hisstrenod, as a candidate, and thus the C stienoth and efficiency ol an opposition was wasted, ant! the nation left to suffer the mis - ties of continued nisnl.-. The euors of, I opinion touching the .vi'l.l.iiitv of the can- lidale have been collected, and the whole voice of the Whig pa-y from every section ' of tho Union lias hem heard in favor of the ivailuhillK as a candidate as well as great ability as President, of HcMiy Ci.av. And the same voice, wilhlhu samu hearty con currenci', has placed wiih thu name of Ilen- y Clay, tint of TiiEtinoar. Fiir.i.ixoiivu-iii.v. In thesu men are nun thu hopes (under Heav en) of llio nation. To their statesmen like Intents nnd their exalted patriotism, must lite nation look. Thu miserablo casting about of the broken fragments ol our antagonist parly, shows lhat they have nothing to offer, . "... 11. . . .1 - t f 1 e . nnil it wo con trusl 10 me rem lings 01 a oiaimilv of that nailv. wo should confess that any exertions id promote tho election of Henry Clay, are unnecessary. Hut, wo can not, we ought not to trust to tlioso feelings, it is duo lo tho importance of tlio cause in which we are engaged lo socureevery avenue to employ every means, to canvass every man, and to unilo every vote. Our oppo nents, like ourselves, have a parly pride, and ihey aro in danger of being lead away liy thatofa forgetfulneis of their patriotic, du ties. They may be blanded willi thu delu sive hopes thai by mere chanco they may gel their candidate before thu Hotiso ofllep- resonl.ilives, and thus secure another parly triumph. Against ibis feeling nnd every other that may lie considered nnlagunislic.il, it is tlio duly of the Whips lo boon their gnaid. Let them labor, labor, labor, and then, if they havo tho aid nf that class of the other party it will only swell the triumph of principle and promnle tbo good of tlio nation; if lliey have nut, if thu enemy continun to re gard party more thin llm country, tho Whigs can succeed without them, and show lhat the valor was all lo thu Whik's. BALTIMORE CO N V E NTION. Tho Democratic (so called,) National Convention, assembled at Il.illiiuoro on Mon day. Our dates aro only down to Sun- day, ihuugh wo hope to bo enabled lo I announce dm result in n postscript. Thoro i postscript seems to bo little doubt of Van H.iren's nom ination, nnd Johnson or Polk for (lie Vice. Tho correspondent ol tho Evening Post writes from Washington, thus : Il seems lo ho nsreed lhat Covcnor Morton will hn made pr-si 'cut oftbo eoiiNeulioii,nnd that il thousiiai nnjonty ru e is n lopled ns lhat winch remihilm ils proceedings, Mr. Van lluren will undoubtedly receive llio nomination, nnd if tho two lliirds notion is con curred in by Ihe friends uf that ccndeiiian, (Jenernl Cnss will ho nominated. We bopo lint nil will ho well nfter llio dcleualcs iid toj-elher, anii out of II'kiiil'oh. Too iiiiinedialpbono of contention is still llio 'two thirds rule.' Ii is hard lo say bow this question will ho decided. Indeed, ns I hain just hinted, llio deci sion of lhat cpicsiion is looked upon as setting nt rest the irWe ipiesliuu. IlAnMoNv or Tin: Paiitv. The Augusta Age, thu leading Locofoco organ in Maine, spits forth llio following venom upon thu Washington Cflobo : "Our leaders know very well what wo think nf the (ilobe, and we nre hanpy to know thai our opinions cancido wuh those ofiine tenths nf the Democratic parly, li would ho dill'icnlt to say whether its man agers are more contemptible by their folly, nr dele la bio hv their impndiiico ami rccklcs-mi ss. lilac'. L'lnrdism is its vocation. It hns labored unceasingly dutum die n n-t Iw. Ive months, to sacrillcn din DeTii. oeriilic cause to die inlercls of a corrupt nnd wicked cibal. Ils irijn, we should judu, is about over. TEXAS. (CTOon. Jackson has written a second letter on llio sulqect of annexation. It has been looked for with some interest, by the opponents of Mr. Van Union, as it was be lieved ho would rebuke tho " favorite son " for his Texas letter. Ho does not, howev er, lake this cottise, but saving that his views on llio subject are not changed by Mr. Van Huron's letter, proceeds to argue (lint cir cumstances have so far tillered since his nd miuistrnlion ns to prevent tlm force of ihe ar gument from the policy of that time to this. Ho concludes his letter by n warm expies sion of confidence in Mr. Van Huron, and of the belief that " ho has prepared his letter fiom a knowledge only of ihe circumstances bearing on tho subject as they existed ill tlio close of bis administration, without a view of the disclosutes since made, nnd which manifest the probability of a dangerous inter ference with the siffitrs of Texas by a foreign power." The truth is, doubtless, lhat II. F. Hotter, has given tlio old man assurances ih.tt Mr. Van Omen is at heart right 0n (Ins nioil, space is tminliilaled, and rail-roads subject, and will if elected, go fur iimiexa-1 '" ' regarded heic.ifter as sluw convey lion. Thu oh! General is siid to bo much I "IICC' excited at ihe probability of Mr. Clay's elec tion, and has protTeicd his naiiio and influ- I enco in any shape it can be um for Mr. Van Baton's benefit. Hut it will avail link Tun Aumv and Navv Movi:.mi:nts. lit: following extract fion. the Galveston i Civilian of the 1st instant, confu ins ihe view heretofore taken that the recent military dis positions of President T ler have been !e ill accordance with conditions made by Tex as : ''The United .States Government, wo understand, nt Ictisih thoue.li reluctantly, complied wuh nil the conditions ri quired by dial of Texas, plchminary to ciiieriini into nceotiatious for .annex ition, The head q'taiteis of (icneril ft ones are to tie made at fort Jrssnp, on the frontier of Texas, where three lt.'ci ments iiflnfinlrv nnd the 21 Itcument of Drairoous ,,.r bis command is to be di-tnbute'l nt various points along tho hue, while a II -ct often sad is t ,.e copy the fiulf; nnd notice is to be t'iven to Mexico tint nny deiiionslrnlion ne-iinst Texas, during the pen Voey ot negoiiaiioii, will hecon-id'Tci1 ns against tho United Slates, jnj tieitcel accordingly." Tr.xws. In llio resolution of a veiy large annexation meeting , 111 JIIUI ICSlUll, .J. Ks.J :.. ri.... i. .... c the following appear " Itesoltcd, That llio people of Texas are n kindred people, emiijrn'cd mosilyfroin thcllniicd fita'es, who h.ivo earrietl with them our principle? of civil nnd re ligious liberty, social hahils, nnd industrial pursuits." Wo always bean! that many of those who emigrated to Texas from litis country, took ; thousand million Ions of coal ; and 1I10 quan wilh them nnny ihi 'gs tliat belonged to the ' n' 0? co''1 actually deposited, so far as people of tlio United States, but wo never J non " il1 lllu whole oarlh, at no less than before siw any pari of the schedule; il could. 1 hve uillinns, or to present thu figures, o,- wo imagine, bo very much increased. Gas. "THE IIRITLSII PARTY." Thu movements now making by iho Loco Foco party in favor of Free Trade and the Annexation ol I exas, excite tin; liveliest sympathy on the oilier side ot llio Atlantic. Among llio extracis limn interna papers io- I'll.. I . I I . C . . I 1 1 l,'IV1'" "i one 01 "t! l',SI "-'nnie..s, tlio lot- 1 "5 'verponi mercury win sllovv wiuil leeling fcnghn l.ditms look .1 (( . . .1. J '"I""1 1111 penning political contest in uns r""uin . , .'" t"'P'-t ins nnce ai-o, it appears very uncer- . fmo vili.'iltHr. ru. III, wliole. lilt! A lltlHalinlt nf I Vv:tfc j may.imt Deanevent r.nher fivoruhle ihan otherwisi for llntisli mleri'sls. If U deprives us ol n nn-ans ol aiinovmg the Uiaii'd Slates, ami so far remotes the temptation lo n ttnr, it ts hv no means certain that tins - not 10 he looked on wilh an adt.intnge. A wnr wuh the United Siales, tv-tt if stifcessful be vond our most s.iiiuuine expectations, wo Id be n ta amity of the most fan I description. .Mori over, die Annexaiion of'l'exns wouhl eive "rent additional prp pondtraiKC in the Union M'ie interest upon ir'iich ire Mii ntcessarilij rely the uio-t for a uniiiiemince nl fueiid y poliiienl .andeoiiimeri-iil rilatious with f.ng I iml 1l1.1t. inmely. of the .Southern Collon ttrowin; Sinies. 'Vie vote if 7V.r.is xcouhl necessarily be tin niltlitionnl rr.i.n i-nAne. vote, ichich in he present balanred ktale of pnrlies nnd interests, mluht fre quently prorc decisive. We caniioi nlford to nhennte the Soulheru inlenst nnd urtnslhtn llio advocalis oftbo hii;li lirid'hy oiposinj a measure so warmly rt Ivocaii'd by the Southern tatcs, nn.! by rnlisiinir ar i prejudice n"0in-l lis tliroughotii the Union. Ih.. r .'lltt'.s of 1" Iclir,..! pr il. -.l n-lu CONGRESS. Nothing of peculiar interest lias transpired in either House, tho past week. The Senate has been ptiucipa Ily occupied willi tho Texes Treaty, and tho Intelligencer of Satmd.iy gives tho following inlinialiiin of ils piogiess. " Resides llio public proceed ings of wliicli our leaders loceivu a daily account, it is undci stood that, in closet! doors, each day since tho conclusion of Mr. I5en tuu's speech against thu ratification of the " Treaty of Annexation," from tlio hour of onu o'clock lo lliu hour of adjournment, has been employed in a continuation of that de- bale, wliicli is slid lo bo conducted with erea! decorum us well ns ability on both sides, and listened to willi unusual serious ness and earnestness of attention. On Tues day, Mr. Walker addressed iho Senate it: favor of tbo Treaty i on Wednesday Mr. Cboalo against it; on Thursday Mr. Mc Duffiu in favor of it; nnd yesterday Mr. Mil ler against it; when further discussion of lite subject was postponed to Thursday next, (in consequence, probably, of tho tlesiiu of somo of lliu Members to ho piesent nl the Convention nl IJallimoro on Monday." All accounts agree, howovor, in saying that the Treaty will receivu a slim vole in tho Sen- ale. nnd lhat a majority connot bo obtained for annexation, in either annexation, in either House. The Setiato has been making a call upon tho Treasury Department, for information ns to tlio sourco from whence the money was derived to fil out the expedition ngainst Mex ico ; hut nothing satisfactory is elicited. Tlio acting Sec. of tho Treasury, knows nothing about, nnd the War and Navy offi ces put themselves upon their dignity, nnd object to being catechised on the subject through the Treasury Department. They say, however, tl in t they will furnish the in formation to tlio President, nnd he can do as ho chooses nbout sending it to tho Senate. Tho Halliiuoie American says : " In carrying n it tho preparations for the navnl ex prdition niriinst Mexico, il became neccssnry lo pro cure tbedeposite of 13100 000. by way of ser.rtt strike money Kith n rnnfi lenliil aitent nl New Vork. As dure could he diseoverul no act of (Jonzress direct ing such n disposal of nny pail nf the pnhlie mopey, Mr Spencer, when n quested by the President, do clincd riving tho order, or to allow it to lie tin n, to his suhordinnlis. IIonc.xt.it is said, rccciwd n po remplory irier to transfer tho money, Mr. Spenci r, seeing die e'inio was up, ciolly wrote a second refu sal, n tn I wiih it fell I in a nolo of resignation, lie re mained in the icparlineni just twenty-four hours af terwards, and haviiitr in lhat short space squared nil the ends of hi concerns with it. shook ofTlhe dust of bis fiet nainsi thn phce. In die tiic.inlitne, the probability is that the SI 00 000 has pnnc into the bands of tho confidential niient of the Navy Department, nnd Ins been 'confidentially' applied, llut ibis is n small item in the funds which hae been nbsotbed in tlio eperidiiirrs of lhat department, but of wh'ch there is no account, and which hae yet to he paid by Congress. Wo need mil invito the reader's attention lo llio speech of Mr. Marsh, which occupies our columns to-day. The reputation of the author, tho importance of thn subject, and tho ricli racy stylo in which he handles il, alike conjoin to secure it an attentive peru sal. TRIUMPH OF SCIENCE. Prof. Monsi: has completed his Magnetic Telegraph, and on Saturday was reporting in Baltimore tho proceedings of Congress as they transpired, from moment lo moment. The experiment is entirely successful, be yond the brightest dieains of its projector. No appreciable time is occupied in thu trans mission, and the facility with which questions were put and answered, astonished every be holder. So far as communication is con- I'rom tlio Albany Daily Advertiser. j Many of our citizens will incollecttho very j interesting meeting of this Association, in , iM.iy, io iu, . us cty. 1 no annual meet- ' ing, for the present year, has just been held 1 in n asiiiiigion cnv. 1 no aueiitiaoce is 11 I presented us having been very niimct ousj and I the sittings very interesting, j A correspondent of tho N. Y. Journal of I Commerce, gives an account of some of the communications of mumbcis, fiom which we gather a few items. Professor II. I). Rogers, in a paper on the "formation of fossil coal, maintained tho opin ion that prior to tint formation and while tbo process was going on, there was a vastly larger proportion of cubonic acid in the at mosphere than at present. So much more, indeed, lhat animal life could not then hive e.xistetl ; but that that very condition of the atmosphere was most favorable to the growth of lite enormous masses of rank vegetation, which, on being overwhelmed and deposited, Ii - been convened into coil. Ileistinn ted the quantity of cubonic acid in the at mosphere, ns now constituted, tn be sufficient to supply carbon for the formation ofS50 000,000,000,000,000,000 of tons. This is what a Ixenliickiaii might call "a smart chance" of c.n bon, and of coal. Pr. Page, of Washington, exb tilled several articles of I'leelro 111 igneiie apparatus among wliicli was one reeiproe it. nj eiiiine on a new principle, whieli ope rates beautifully, nnd with much mare force than any made on the coiiini in plan. In Ice I, one cannot s. this apparatus without he-n:r led to hope, lint clectro mainciisui may yet he appli"d ns a moving power; and tins hope is unit entertained hy Dr. Page. The members oftbo Association visited, by invitation Prnf. Morse's new electro-mag- uetie li'!e"-.iih, or lather ils terminus in the 1 1 .... -I ' ''" trit..pl.I result of Professor Morse's labors and perseverance 111 this mat- let- gavo the liveliest satisfaction, and is tlmiltiless. a result destined to great import- ance. Tito writer, whom we quote, says: I As one goes from llnllunore to Washington, be will se hv die si e nf the Kailioad, for 30 miles, posts creeled SO feet high, between winch two wires arc ex tended conliiniou-ly, tho whole distance. Ants ter mination in the Capitol, be will s-o the use of these wires. Mere, w about any inconienunce, he can 'lol l conversation wilh .a man nt die oilier endol die wins with the greatest ease, nnd nbout us fast nsa man can set lye, or about 19 letters per minute. An I this pro cess might lie cairied on hour after hnurt so that 1 have noi die lea-l doubt, that the time 13 not di-taut, when in Netv Voik toil will bo setting the types for the President's Messages and valuable speiches while they nre being de'itereil! 1 lie eoi per mile 01 ex tending the wires, 1 understand, will not exceed 210 dollars, The tullt i. itnna of tlio U.xiloiiii Kioili. tion excited great interest. They occupy a hall near ."00 feet long, filled witli speci mens in natural history and artificial illustra tive of tlio habits, customs, pursuits, nnd so cial state of many tribes of the human race. Capl. Wilkes, the commander of tho expe dition, also exhibited many admirable charts and drawings made by different members of llio expedition. Tho report of that impor tant enlei prise is expected to bo soon put to press, and inako some 10 or Y2 vols, -llo, with several volumes of plates. The whole result will, it is confidently nsseiled, ptovc exceedingly honorable to the country. Tho Washington correspondent of llic New York E.xpiess relates iho following an ecdote of Mr. Clay in ono of his recent let ters:. "An intelligent but sturdy 'Democrat,' on being in ir.l,,r,.l vesierilay 111 I lent y Clav found lion agreea ble enough 10 say 10 him, lhat though lie differed wiih Mr. Clay in politics, his irii was a good Whig, nnd often pressed him 10 change tin politics, .air. i-lay replw I promptly nnd nrcbly, lint upon many ques. 1 his lAe found it 11 eooil volicv to take his ir'e' ad rice!" The gentleman replied lo a fnend lint nfter that ho thought be should have to vote tor uenry Clay." 'I'lmnw V. 1 msim 1. addressed a large au tlienro at Iho Court House at Lexington, Ivy., .. . . .. 11 l.rnn,nf on .iliiniuy last, lor several m.u.r Iho immediate .lunexalioii of Texas. He was rcplicdloby CissiusM.t'lay, Kq. SIGNS OF THE TIMES. The Hotiso of Representatives on Thurs day last passed tho E isterti Harbor bill, ns it is called, by n vote of 9G to 80. Tlio correspondent of tho Express gives tho fol lowing us thu items of thj3 Appropriation Hill : Maine Stamford I.edgo 820.(100 Iveiinthi c rucr 10 000 Massailius,tts-hip Channel, Itoslon Harbor 10000 Ilboda I Ian 'Print !encc Itin r fi COO Uoiin Thoincs Itiver lenihni; lo Nnrwidi hart or 5 fHII) Sea Wall and llriakwnnr nl lllmk Rock d i'i.OOO New ork Inlet lo Port Ji ff. rsoti liny S 000 Nnvisrntiuii of Hudson above nnd below A'liany Harbor at Port Cluster , Whitehall New Jersey Newark Hay Deleware Piers nt Port Peiiu 1 larbor nt Ncu cnsle Dcliivnro llrcnkwater , Mnr land Havre do Orace Vircuna Ilichmond Harbor Smith Cnrolina IIo Hand ( limine, (Jeorgia Savannah ltiver Alabama- Mobile Harbor Plorida Apalaclneola llaibor North Carolina Cope Pear Hicr.... 50.C0O . 4,000 . 5 01 10 . i:,ono . K.000 . 10,000 .100 010 . 20 000 . 20 000 . 2 mo . 50.000 . .'jOOI . 10000 . 20,000 8130,000 Wo point to the passage of these bills and to the eli feat of Mr. McKay's anti-Tariff act, as significant proofs of the pro.-ress of sound opinion in this country. No person familiar with the political discussion and patty differences of tho last ten or Iwelvo ears can have forgotien how bitterly and unceasingly Mr. Clav's " A meiican' Sys tem" has been denounced by the orators and organs of the Loco Foco party. And yet, during tlio present year, the two prominent featiiiesofth.it system, Internal Improve ments by the General Government, and 'W Protection to American Industry, have been sustained by llio votes ol'a House of Rep tesnntatives in which this same Loco Foco parly had a majority of fifty or sixty meni beis ! Thu Whig Tariff of 18-12, which the Loco Focos every w here denounced as op pressive, unequal and C011stiluliot1.il, is now, by a Loco Foco House of Representatives, conceded to bo so wise and beneficent a measure, as to reqniio neither amendment , nor allernlion. The ststem of Internal Im provement by tho General Government always a favorite object of Whig policy, and a fiuiil'ul theme for Loco Foco abuse has now, by the same House of Representatives, been engrafted upon tbo national statute- book. What more Ii iiintphant vindication of Whig principles nnd Whig policy could bo required than ibis confession nf judgment on the part of our political opponents? Or I 1)IV those members of llm Loco Foco p;irlV) W,(J 1V0 Med whu Uu w, . mim)r. y 0, ru;lt qlMlinn,t ,,0 proless to lollotv " principles not men, "jus tify their continued opposition to lhat great statesman, who has so long and so steadfastly battled for thu very measures which they now, by their votes, approve and uphold 1 Can any man doubt lhat the great mass of the Peoplo are in favor of the American--system when ho sees the unbroken phalanx of Whig Representatives, and a luge frac tion from the opposite party, uniting lo sus tain the cardinal features of lhat course of policy ? Or can there he n question, lhat at tho approaching Presidential election, a vast majority of tbo pnptiln- aiitTtipjes will ba cast for IIcnp.v Cnv, tho author and champion of tbo American system, in piu ference to Martin Van Ilur.nN, the sworn enemy oftbo piesent Taiiff, and the stead fast foe to Internal Improvement? Albany Journal. CO.M3iLICA'J'IO:VS. On thc22d of IVbrnarj last, the wings rf the towns of Bran, Ion, fi ilisbury, Leicester and Goshen, 111 pur suance of the request of die State Central Pouiiiiitlco met at Ilnndon, and foruud 11 Union Whig Club. Immediately after the nomination nt I'al imore was heard from, a meeting of the Chili was calUd to be lulden on the 22.1 of .May, nt Leicester, to hear from the delegate who attended the meat convetn. n. At about half past one o'clock, P. M. oil the day Injure mentioned the wings bad filled the mecling hcisc at Leicester, and were anxiously waning for the ri port from their dil"K'iles. The President railed t. oieer, and bnelly stated the object of the inecling an . an nounced thai John tVtiant lq,, and General C'ark, delegates from die Union Club to tho Young Men's Ratification Contention were present, and ready to renorl. Aficr two nn d wine- sons were sun?, tt Iiich excited a comI deal of merriment and laughter, Mr. Cmant being called on said lio was not able to pucn .-..ii r.i. i'.l.:,... e 1.... .1 u -"'ac Mr. Conant spoke in y, tcrms,f ,)e Xommaiions, and particularly that , of .Mr. Clay, whom lm said he had known ever sinco 1 he was a public man Gen. Claike now arose and gate a united account of the proceedings of bolh contentions at Baltimore. Hospo'io about an hour and a half, and was listened to wuh uncommon interest nnd nttenlion, and noiun frequently greeted with cheers nnd hearty app'autc. Ho spoke at some length nnd w th a happy elf ct of Ih ; extra udin.iry unanimity w Ifich now ex. sis in the whig Tarty th melt ut ihe United States both as to their measures, and their candidate for ihe Prc. !en cy, which ho contrasted wiih the loc foco parly who aro united upon neither. After Gen. Clark had con cludtd, several gentlemen brii (ly nddtcscd 1 In meet ing, upon the subject ofthe whig nominations. Ste phen 11. .tune olferrd the following Uetolution whi. h was adopted by acclamation. II is as foil ts llisolrca. That we do most Ilea ml) nppr. teortue nominations made at Ilaltimore on the Ut nisi , and from litis time hencefoiib, until the Presidential flec tion we are determined lo act, and we will not relax a muscle, nor yi Id an inch until we lime nullified Loco I'ocoism, vetoed John Tyler, and elected Henry Clay. I'or spirit and entluisiism the Hireling ol the Union Club hi s scarce been iqualled, even in the joyous; gatherings of 1310 1 and with the enthusiasm thero was ihe most perfect Harmony, mete wcro seterat sines sung beides tho two alluded to, nnd there was a halul of music ill attendance, who playtd some ex cellent piece, and performed them well. Il may bo nheilon lhat ihe Wings oftliel'nion Club, in the language of llic above resolution, aro determined to aC'diotinicd to the State Contention in Burlington julv 3,. A. Ci. I) A.N" A, President. II. l'msBir., ? Sccut3Ty. S, II. Jcxe, ' COL. KDWAUD II. UILLI.VGS. Tho Funeral of Col. Ii. II. IIillinos was a'lended on Ihe Slstinst. His remains were escorted from WeslH lland, to the foot of tho mountain by two fine military cimpniiie- under die command of Oeno- all opkltis. On. heron, .0 Itiidriett ate, the re.nains were met by a lame cavalcade from oodst"ck and. followed hv n procession of citizens on foot, rn'ercd the ! Mllaae nl .about 10 o'clock A. JI. At the Jledical College ihe Pri Iissorsnnd Students, nnd nl I lit- Court MoUfOlho llir joined the procession w Inch sw filed it passed ihrongli Central strei t It) die lite irsidmce of iho di consul and on ID the Congregational Meeting House, to n lenalh never before seen in tlu ticimiy. j Al tlio tiire ling house an appropriate piece w n per- - , '"!""", '',,'.. ' ... ' u. ..f,.,, ieliihenti'cession etlliy lliu itev. 1 1 . i.riKin, ui' , , ,1 , accompanied die remains to the lomi . "!' noun n leaullful SOOt was seiein'i i" "" '".') 11; , j , -, ,, rcniam, 01 01 e tinitcrsalij f'J hcn iug, -cro left to their lastrcpo..- II ''ur'"