Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, September 3, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated September 3, 1847 Page 2
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BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, FRTAY MORNING, SEPTFMBER 3, 1847. seats at two Inn; tables extending the entire length ortlia long dining ball (if tlio Coltunbii. There were present, pinbibly, two hnmlrcil nnJ fifty or three hundred person". The, dinner was good, ami well served up J li'li and fowl and thi innro siibnnntial meals wero there in abun dance. The dessert was well prepared, and dis posed of as iflt was well liked. Mr, Clay occupied the bead of tbe table, sup p Tied by linn. F. A. Talhnndgc on tbu right, n -ill Mayor Swift on tho left. Hon. Morris Praiikliti oecepiod one place of Vice President, t'ltiugh there was no informal appointment to yUeot. 55, JfVCC HCUMNGTOX, Vt. I'lUDAY MORNING, SHPTEMUUK 3, 131T " In the park and trouiiled nibiit that is tiros us, tiieue isnoStau above Titn horizon Itobive us a (iLEAM or LtiiitT, excepting the promote tlio prosperity of n neighboring foot for bridging LakoClmmplnin, and there by securing n " dry road" from Boston to Ogtlcnsburgh. Tho object of this enter prise is plainly to promoto interests foreign from those of our citizens. Wo nialntnin that its effect, .f attained, would he positive ly nndsoriously injurious to tho welfare of Vermont. The business interests of Ver mont require both that the navigation of Lake Chnmplnin shall in no wiso be ob structed, and that tho railroads she has chartered shall bo constructed the man ner, ami for the purpose, contemplated in their charters. Sho is not culled upon to sacri fice tho rights, or injure the business, of n singlo citizen within her limits, for the pur pose of granting n mere right of way over her surface to augment tho business nnd IfMELLlGENT, I'ATI'.IOTIC WltlO 1'ARrV Of United States." Daniel Webster. For (invrrnir. HORACE EATON, Of Dnmhurgh, For Lieiitciiait Governor, LEONARD SARGEANT. f Of Manchester. Tor Treasurer, GEORGE HOWES, Of Monlprlier. Senatorial Nominations. Chittenden County, J. Hamilton, A. Ferguson. Grand Isle County. rr.rjr.i:xr-K Hazen. Fur Town Representative, TIMO'i'SaV FOJyliFffT. THE ELECTION NEXT TUESDAY. There arc certain considerations serious ly connected with the commercial growth and prosperity of liiirliiigtnn, tlio interests id'Chittendeii County nud of tho State, that appear to us to merit, at this time, tho ut tention of the electors. It is no longer n matter of doubt that two noblo lines of Railway nro to traverse the two great divisions of our State, open ing uvenues of communication between hake Champlnin and the Atlantic markets. Tho Vermont Ckntkai. and the Chami'lain nnd Conn. Riven Railroads are in such a State. And esp-cinlly is sho called on to resul such a protect when it has no claim upon her on tho ground of necessity, nud whi n its success would confer injury in stead ol beni lit upon herself. The inter ests of Ilurlington, of Chittenden County, and of tho State, demand that the four rail- roads of which wo have spoken, (tho Celt tral, tho Rutland, the Vermont and Canada and the Ogdcnsburgh,) should bo carried successfully forward precisely in the man- tier nnd precisely for the purposes set forth and had in view when their charters were granted without exclusive regard to what scheme may best promote the prosperity of another Stale, but with n single reference to the welfare nnd prosperity of our own. These nro our views on tho important topics under discussion, nnd wc nro author ized to say that t hey nre the views explicit ly entertained by Messrs. Hamilton: nnd Ferrueon', and Judge Polixtt, our enndi dates for Senators and for town Representa tive. Our readers will decide whether or not they arc of n character, both from their importance and elcftnitcncsi. to entitle these gentlemen to their hearty and zealous sup port. Votes For every town in tho County arc ready for deliverv at this ollice. Itutlnml County. I What to mnko of tho llrandon Voice of Free dom we nro at a loss to know I Uiita few days havo passed since wo took occasion to express oar admiration of tho judicious and sensible course it ha pursued under tho management of Mr, Ilolcoinb, and how wo are constrained to say that Its leading editorial, of last week, awa kens no feeling bill tint of profound astonishment and disgust. We havo rarely seen a more Indi ccnt or a more Indefensible attack made upon a political opponent than Mr. Ilolcoinb has permit led himself to make upon as thorough-going, intelligent nnd true-hearted a Wmo as there is In Vermont, the lion. Geo, T. Hodges, ot Rut and, and for causes that have no more conncc lion with the rniscirixs of tho Whig l'.irty than they havo witli tho increase of population in tbe Sandwich Islands 1 Mr. Hodges isonooftho regularly nomina ted candidates for Senator of the Whigs of Rut' land County, and is opposed by the Voice for his alleged hostility to the incorporation of a Rank in llrandon, and lor bis course in reference to the nomination of the Hon. Mr. Vilas as President pro temjiorc of the Senate, nl the last session ot tho Legislature. As to the first of these complaints we have only to say tbat,in our judginent.the only proper time and place for tbe discussion and settlement of it was the Contention. Tho chaitering or re-cbaitcring of particular Ranks is exclusively a local intciest, and does not enter in the remo test degree, as we understand it.into tlio question as to what constitutes Whig 1'r.iNcin.Es. Thoo counties or sections which desire Hanks are en tirely nl libertv to test the question as to their expediency in their primary assemblies they havo mi right to say it is a " Whig Principle" that one town is entitled to a Rank because another town has one. The question is one to bo decidcil entirely on its individual merits, and is incapablo of being elevated into a principle. Our own opinion is that the claims of tho people of llrandon for a Hank nro meritorious, nnd that they will bo acknowledged by tho Legislature. We are in favor of a Hank in llrandon because wo believe the large and rapidly increasing bu siness of that tow n requires one ; but that Whig Small Potatoes. The locofocos of Rutland County havo been coquetting with a squid of New Lights that , have sprung up near Pittsford. and who rail stato ot progress trim tneir enny completion themselves the "National Reform Club," and is rendered cry certain. Roth these roads whose sole object seems to bo to renovate and find their northern termination at Hurling- reform society by the simple alchemy of making lion. Solomon sillier, Under our obituary head, last week, is re corded tho death of Solo'ion Miller, at tho " good old ago " of 87. Scmethlng more than tho moro passing record of 1113 event appears to us to bo duo not less to tbu character and his tory of tho deceased, than to tho just expecta tions of his numerous friends and acquaintance Judge Miller signalized his early llfo bv paitaking In tho armed sill Co from which our Republic sprung into vigorous existence. Ho was born in Spiingfield. Mass., In 1701, nnd at tho tender age of 15 enlisted s a soldier to fight the battles of his country. Tlu was with Stark and Allen at llenninglon, and subsequently was at tlio surrcne'er of Hurgoyne at Saratoga; two of tho most signal and important triumphs of tho American arms dining the bloody period of tho Revolution. In 1781 ho took up his residence at Waiting- ford, In Vermont, and the very forgo that ho thero erected, more than (JO years ago, is yet In successful operation. Shortly afterwards he removed to Williston, in this County, where ho passed nearly the wholo of his subsequent l&g life. He early became an associate witln'.ov. Ciiiitenden, and a warm and intimate frondship, cemented by mutual esteem and rested, sprung up be twecn them, that lasted Jur.,-.- their lives. Judge Miller was for 1110,0 than a quarter of a century employed in the nclivo concerns of public life ns Clerk of Mir Court, as Judge of Probate for this Distric, and as a Memlier of the State Council previously to the organiza tion of the Senate. In all public trusts he displayed a unifirm cxcellc'icn of judgment and disci imitation, a wide acquaintance with the theory and practice of our republican institu tions, and a firmness and i.ilegrity of action and of purpose, that secured f.r him, in a large de gree, the popular confidence and respect. The value of such a man in the domestic circle, where principles (whether good or evil ) aic earliest planted and take deepest root, is best appreciated by those who constitute that circle, and who remember his counsels. Judge Miller wa for m-iny years a profe snr of that religion In win 0 faith ho confident!'.' principles nre in any manner involved in tbe surrendered his soul to bis Maker, and whose determination of such question, any further , practical operation ho Illustrated by a g"uero'is trtT We rongrntulnte our friend Simonot, of the , Windsor House," on the liberal patronage which this popular hotel is receiving. Windsor Journal. 13 Wo take occasion to say that thero arc few public houses, in town or country, that nre worthier of " liberal patronage " than this Fame " Windsor House." Tho gentlemanly and oblig ing Mr. Si.monds has secured tbe popularity of himself nnd his spacious nnd well-managed Hotel, by tho exhibition of precisely those quali fies which arc most pleasant and agreeable to tho traveling public. "May his shadow never bo less I" Sp"akingof Public Houses, we are reminded of n long neglected, though not forgotten, duty wo owe to our traveling readers. ilhin the past yar a very (For the I'rec Press.) 1 A KKW hV DICTIONAIIY, or Jacobs Illustrated. llv Godfrey GnANT, attorney. I'or.oERV The fabrication of any Instrument with a fraudulent Intent: 1 Leach, 173. From the above definition it will be seen that the manufacture of that description of razors which, like Petri PmJar's, nro "made to sell," being especially de"igic I to sbavc the buyer at the moment ol puichasr, mil vwr after wards is not n mere misdemeanor, but tank lorgery. The words of the law ns here quoted make the razor case a very plain case of high crime, which, niter Ill's luminous exposition, it is hoped will be punished with I exemplary rigor. The most unscrupulous nnd daring forger mentioned hi the books, is one Vulcana ! Mn!rcni,il. , lir. wna niiniatia,! IiV npmetiml bnnistl- hiuidsomo and commodious 1 n... o.. r., Hotel lias been erected, by VM. M. 1 ield, J'-sq., Qmc iAWSre oppressive remnants of the bar In Rrandon. " The Brandon House " Is hire-1 harism of the middle ages. Per Curia, Is Term Hep. rior, in its arrangements and accommodations, j 19. These laws, which, in Rngland, nre very numer to none in the State ; and those who remember s- imricntc.nnd liialdy penal, are designed, says Sir tho sprawling wooden structure, (looking as Wil!i!ll "'kstone, ;hx the preservation of yeral , , , , , , , , , , , , species of minimis which would soon become extirpa- though It had been made before tho flood, and j ,c,, hy ft gcneral i,berty... i 0llfr worda) ,he safety ougui 111 jumicu 1101 10 nave surviveu mat greai 0 the "pheasants" is ileemed of more importance tlian the preservation of peasants i the freedom of "grouse" is ol more consequence than that of the groundlings nnd a few "patridges" arc of moro value than many " Patricks." The higher classes, however, being nat urally ' above any thing low," nre nennited to make game of any thing they choose, hum a " heath-hen ot the moors to a heathen of the mines The learned Judge who denounced the game laws ns a " of the middle nges" little dreamed that a sect of philosophers would arise towards the middle of the I'Jih century, who should declare the " rem Hants " of the dark ages as the only slneds of the past worth "cabbaging"! This singular sect, who point to the example of the middle nges ns the safest guide for mankind, seem rather perversely to employ the " medio tutisjimus"-hintof l'licrbus to l'hacton, as the cardinal maxim of their philosophy. Gaming playing at tables, dice, cards, etc. Gam inir, in l.ugland,bas been regulated by law, since the reign of Udward 111, who enacted sceral wholesome rules in restraint of cards ami dice, and recommended " artillery" to his subjects ns a neat little amusement to be used in their stead. But the " ordnance" ol Lid- catastrophe,) that constituted the old Stage House 111 that enterprising nnd prosperous vil lage, arc just the ones to appreciate, and rejoice in, tlio fino-king and convenient edifice that has taken its place, llrandon has long owed it to herself to provide a " first rate" Hotel, and it is high praise enough to say that she has at length got one as good as sho deserves. Mr. Andrews is an attentive and competent land lord, and will take caro that tho "Hrandon House" receives no detriment in his hands. One of our own citizciis.who was quite recently his guest, speaks in warm terms of the llrandon House, its delightful apartments, its clean and comfortable beds, its excellent faro and its land lo.d. Uentli of Sllns Wright. It gives us pain to record tbe sudden nnd most unexpected death of this distinguished gentle THE TRIUMPH OF TIILi riiOPLLil Yes, tho triumph of tho People, wo say, for it is their triumph against Rxecutivo influence, official patronage, gold, and a hot of Rxeeutivo dependents all brought Into requisition, h press home upon the People, anti-republican, ill-judged and sectional measures, ndoptnd by Congress in obedience to the dictation of Juntos K. IMlk, of Tennessee. Let us see if it is not a triumph. lb'fore ttie beginning of tho preent m-m'h, the Slates named belnw bad eleclwl OJ Wnii r.nd f(! Locnf ions to the preent Cungross, as Indicated by the following labia : Present Congress. Last Conorrcss. IS 47. 1816. W. L. F. W. L. r. 00 CO CO 91 Cfi CO Whigmsj. 21 Iicofoco mij. 3t The elections the present month have piven tho Whigs 123 and tho Iicofocos 28 members, making now elected 113 Whigs and 01 L'.cos to the present Congress. The Statos width North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Iowa, Virginia, Illinois, 1817. IS 13. ' W. L. F. W. L. i 0 3 3 0 2 6 10 fi 0 6 0 0 -l 7 3 10 2 8 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 23 2S 18 "1 00 06 60 04 113 01 7rf 1J7 01 7S 19 Loco rnaj. f) than that it is .1 correct piinciplo to provide for tho stability of tbe currency, we utterly deny. Of the other matter of complaint namely, the course of Mr. Hodges respecting the elec tion of Mr. Vilas as Pre-ident ;ro tern, of tho nnd consistent support of the good and benevo lent enterprises ot the day. Grand Isle County. The Willi's of Grand Isle have nlaced Senate, we fee! it to bo our duty to speak, both nomination, as their rsndidato for Senator, ton, and both nre destined (unless their usefulness in this respect is defeated by our own want of attention to our own in terests) to contribute greatly to augment the wealth, dcvelopo the resources, and nd- unco tiio prosperity of Vermont. The Vermont and Canada Railroad, char tered to continue these great lines of com- a man's Homestead exempt from attachment and inalienable, by mortgage or otherwise, with out tho consent of tlio wife, (whore there is a wife in the case.) This grave body have ad dressed letters to Messrs. lien. Clark, Hall of Clarendon and Hall of I'it't-forJ, randidates for Senators in Rutland Co., imjuiiing if these re spectable " democrats" thiol; n tiny do on these topics. II10 said "democrats" gravely and rc- Munication from Burlington to the Canada ! ?l,cctfully wiite huge replies, wherein the afore line, and thence, of courso to Montreal, ifcc. will also ho constructed, without doubt, nt no late day. The persevering energy and enterprise of tho citizens of Northern New-York, aid cd by JJoston'c.ipita, will very shortly se cure n railway connection between the western shoro of Lake Cliamplain and Ogdcnsburgh, nnd thus open to Ilurlington, nnd the Kustrrn maikcts, tho already un ionise nud growing trade of the mighty Wr.iT. These, wo take it, nre ' fixed facts,'' plainly nnd fuiily stated. Now, then, the great interests of Iltir lington in the final arrangement and dispo Mtiori of tho termini of these lailroads, and of their methods and points of connection, nre precisely tli3 interests of tho County of Chittenden, nnd of the State, Wo need waste no words in explaining to our read ers how thu prosperity of Chittenden Conn ty is identified with tho prosperity of its capital town its focal point of business and influence. It is too manifest to admit of discuEsion that whatever increases tho lusiniss and commercial lonfirquniee of Ilurlington, dircct'y advances the interests of the County. Our farmpru are too intel ligent not to porcrivo at onco that the in crease and multiplication ofllo.Mr. Markets is an object of cardinal importance to them, nnd that whatever project is calculated to diminish the importance or growth of Ilur lington, is aimed no less nt their prosperity than at tho prosperity of Ilurlington itself. The same reasoning applies to tho wider but equally harmonious intorobts of tho State. Tlio State is bound, hy every con- from our acquaintance with the facts, and from tbe allusion made to us by the Voice. The charge and inference nio that Mr. Hodoes pro cured the election of Mr. Vilas as a reward for the bitter Senator's hostility to tbe llrandon Rank! A moie gross and abusive attack upon loth I tied that thcio is not the remotest foundation for it. Wo can inform tho Voice that Mr. Hodges had not received tho slightest intimation that it was proposed to elect Mr. Vilas until he took his seat in llin Fennto ClmiuW no! fne minutes before the election tool: place. He was not ap prised, until that moment, of tho temporary ill ness of tho Lieut. Governor, which mido tho FRLiDL'RICK IIAZRN, of Alburgh. They can elect him j and if they are Wmos they will. Let every Grand Isle Whig who attended the great Statf Convention at Ilurling ton, in 1814, and who helped swell the noble delegation that icon the limner on that occasion, tbe gentlemen named could not bo imag-1 vote for IY.ederick Hazen, a good and true ! It is within our own pcrsonil knowlcilgo . big, and the result ii certain. The 1 ote nf Censure. The Lowell Jnrna' notices tho miserable pettifogging of the Vtrmonl 'fn'oMcppptinp the Locohiro vee of ln3iiro upon Gen T vi on I for tho terms 1 the capitulation of Monterey, and cxpre.-sos surprise that an editor could be found who would be inVt'itg to falsify history to election of a President ;iro tern, necessary. Our 1 secure a party end ! Our lowell contemiirary id National Reform Club are befogged and , own recollection of the matter was (until it was would been better rremred, peibaps, for bamboozled in a sty'e that is quite refreshing ! corrected by examination) that tho nomination tbe Patriot's partisan logic, if be bad seen the Our old friend, 'Gen. Joins," apprises the Club i even was not made by Mr. Hodges, but by a 1 " 95 instance ;'' but this latter effort (the '-05") that be rather, on the whole, nnd after somo Senator of our own County. Certain it is that ' vani-hed so suddenly and so completely after it considerable reflection," thinks well" of exempt-' wo ourselves communicated to Air. Hodges the I was born, that very few arc willing to admit that it ever existed. Sbealiing of tbe Patriot's shameless assertion that .Mr. Cocko moved a direct vote of censure of Gen. Taylor, the Jour nal says : Ofcourso people in general know (and it is great Ins homesteads " to a limited extent" ! ! Ah ! suggestion ol certain big bciiator that this dear General, how could you! "What that nct of couttesy should bo extended to a proini limit shall be," says the sagacious General, " is nent Senator of the small minority, and we are a question of cjcpcdieney" ! We should rather happy to state that it received bis prompt and think it is, with him ! The General savs, in re-, gentlemanly assent. That he made the liomin.v - ., , , ... ,. . ' hMem.ii.lmn in I nj u. itnrln I link Mini .Vi'll ll, null gard to the second topic, that Connecticut lias ; " " is.l..m.u ...... ..., w - jsonl;t,rsnri, ii!llorillU.lloll,4lllo, , L.m,W) that this recently " made such exemption," thoti"h be , caped his recollection, (as it did ours) though it 1 was alter the Locolocnshas succeeded 111 incorporatm" ...... ' I I . "... ...Ml I.Tl. 1 n. nil. in nil rncnnel r,..,litl,l liiMl, In him . TIlOllllWHU's pro ito into llie II solution ol thanks, 1111,1 ran i prcu'i.u 10 say now u wm nun. uiuio ( - i - had-tlmsmnle it a vote ol censure. Air Locke, seeing Hut, be savs, as it is ' bottomed on tbe "round ' j su" a,ltl 10 1110 senate. his original resolution thus wrested horn its intention of mvintr noor folks a chance for themselves, he I And now a few words as to tbe election itself, I IffiS &ncn!i 'I'av- iliiiil-uii ('lint is the " I'vpinnlinn" " fhonld and wo leave the unpleasant discussion. Dur-1 lur," instead of" n resolution of thanks to Rrncral not be alienated" without the wifVs consent. S H'O Llc period of our connection with the ; Tuylor y; J 1 - !lV A" Tuselear i. , ,i, ,i,nr ii ..::i. " r,ni,nn.t I... il.n ooiulo wo tako special pleasure in savins It lias ..nou di that wiih that mouso the resolution was not . . , .. . ir I I .. ' imp ill iiinnhx. tn in, who lias deservedly occupied a large space ' ward failing to demolish the strong holds of gaming. in tiio public mind, and who was d lily becoming the jiolitical pohr star of so large a portion of the people of this country. He was one of the gicut men of his age, and well entitled to tbe immense awl growing popularity tint attended his name at tlio Xortli. We cinnnt look upon his death, in the full vigor and in ituritv of hi- physical und intellectual powers, as any thing but a public calamity. Governor Weight expired at bis tc-idence in Canton, on Friday last, the 27th instant, of an upoplelic attack. Since his rctiicmcnt frojn a long and honor able service in public life, wherein he bad filled several of tbe most exalted official stations in tbe Republic, Gov. Weight has been occupied by the more peaceful pursuits of priuito life, in which, we doubt not, lie found a pleasurable satisfaction that is generally denied to the occu pant of political place and power. His death has undoubtedly left a vacuum that cannot easily be filled. University or Vermont. Our readers will find, on our first page, ex- tiacts from t'm correspondence of thoXew York Courier and Vwpiirer nnd tho Ex-press, relating to tho exercises at tiio recent Commencement of tbe University. The interesting letters from which these extracts are taken were written, wo take it, by Mr. Rav.mond of the Courier and .Mr. Houghton of the Kxpress, both of whom were present on the occasion alluded to, and both of whom have never failed to evince, since their connection witli it terminated, a lively in terest in, and zeal for, tbe prosperity of their alma mater. Wo think the extracts from the beautiful and lini-hed poem of Mr. IIorKiNs, which Mr. Hoe-on-tov was permitted to quote, fully justify us in the high opinion we entertain of its rare merits. Henry Vlll made royal proclamation against all man ner of gimes, which, hy way of leproacb, he termed ' ludi vain," though it is notorious that no one in the three kingdoms was more obnoxious to the charge of possessing a lewd eye and a rain eye, than bis majes ty! However, the king being a decided tiiunp. car ried all the gimes his own way. The " 1,1.111.3' w.e turned, or brought to a stand ; carJs ' were discaid- cd : " dice" were thrown into the file : " bowi3 ' weie dished ; " tennis" was no lunger tenable ; even "cnek- et" was sent to the bugs, nnd "betters" were cicry where worsted ! See Stowe'a Annals. Hut these acts of the king, which were rather too summary to lie taken eoolly b his subjects, were at length modified by ruiliamcut, and gambling, under certain trilling restrictions, restored to the people. Gentleman is compounded of two languages, from the Trench sentil, i, e. hoaestus, nnd the Haxon won, a man. Putting that and that together, one would s'ippose that an honest man constitutes a gentleman. Out such an hypothesis is plainly at war, not only with the popular sentiment, but also with strict etymology. por honestus is a word which, like some individuals, baa nothing honest about it but its outwanl appear. mice. The true signification of the term is Kcll-lorn, and its application is to those who have the luck to be born with "gold spoons in their mouths" which brings the definition of a gentleman to he this: Gen tleman the son of a rich man. I!ut Sir Thnmai Smith (De Uep. Aug. lib. I, c. -')) has g'nen n full anil complete description of a gentleman, whereby every linn may try hiin.elf nnd bis neighbors. " As for gentlemen," savs Sir Timnins, " they be made good cheap in this kingdom ; for whosoever amdicih in the universities, nnd can live idly, and without manual la bor, nnd will bear the port, charge nnd countenance of n gentleman, lie shall be called master, .and shall be taken to be a gentleman." Information Wasted! Will the Ilurlington Tree Press inform us how Central und Sullivan stock are selling I Windsor Jaui nal. We understand they have got so high that it is plausibly rumored they have been taking "strong drink." Previously elected, Whig majority, There now remains to bp ch-wn, (a ' t .3 M. II. Statesman.) 4 members In Maine, 1 1 ,1 lihoile Island, 1 in Ohio, 1 in Michigan. ,n Maryland, -1 in Louisiana, and 1 in Mi-si , . ; in all 21. Of these 21 districts, -l wore r pre sented by Whigs nnd 17 by Loeos in the Ii ' Congress. The House, when full, will C"n-i -t of 223 members, 1 16 of whom will constit ii a mai'iiity. The Whigs have already elected li'l, anil the Locos 01. Of tbe 21 to bj chosen, it looks as though the Whigs will elect 0 and I' e Locos 12, ending the elections with 122 W ngs and 10(i Locos. Is there not here indicated a popular displeas ure towards the in3asures of tln Polk Admit "s tration seldom witnessed ? WHIGS OP Lll- J. l l ItuLL ON THE JJALL ! CalM..l'Il. OiT'Tho JJoston Atlas, taking our p ra graph much moro jr.iv dy than it was in tended, very courteously and kindly dis claims any design to " discredit ormisere Jit tho Free Press." We nre happy of tin' p. portunity to say that we believe the Atl is to bo utterly incapable of practising any trick of tho kind. 31r. .tlnrsh's Oinllnn Itclbic the I'lii Hetn Kuppii Society lit IliiMiud I'liivi isiij. HOW IS WOOL ! Vt. Patriot. bidcrntion of Bclf-respcct and sclf-iutereM, I of the homestead would bo Club, tho General prudently r-ays "he docs not now feel disposed to hazard an opinion " ! Mr. Hall, of Pittsford, informs tho Club that bo goes both tbe " exemption" and tho ' iualien atiou," and bis principal reason in favor of tho exemption is that " It would favor one of the greatest stimulants to make man (what his w ise creator seems hy ins organisation to Riy he is.) a whole mail, n Hiding 011 his own 'eel tiTitl tm his own soil, aiiiliilious 10 nequiie a comforta ble livelihood, a proper knowledge nl the progress of llie lumaii mill band so to educate ihe chil Iren ot his care, us tn ml thnm of the degrading thoughts Mul t'icy ares jus and daughters and tenants and serfs" I Will, it i raiotr a d a nuns children to imagine themselves in? 'tons and daughters," and tho sooner Mr, Hill and the Reform Club can biing about a change, in lids respect the luckier Ibey will be. Per haps it would be a good beginning, for children to think themselves pig-', or calves. Mr. Hall of Pitt-ford concludes by apprising tlio Club tint bis "opinions and views are at all times at the fcriice of his fellow citizens." His "opinions and views" on tho interesting subject of "children," we rather think will answer for the present! Mr. Hull of Clarendon thinks tlio exemption beneficial act to We shall lay before our readers, next week, a somewhat extended and able notice of this effort of our gifted Representative, which we find in the llostt'i Daily Adiertiscr. All accounts hi nni in be wondered nt I bat Loenfocoism is 'concur in ' tiring 11 an admirable perlorni- of Senators, while maintaining in a decided yet ' mixmus to get itself out of this A very small I anc0i q y, , ( pays ., . , smiau naru van I'tnu rms louu ui iiiuc u 1 unciive uews auu for jai,i, q'ioiiiisou's ii-solution of censure, lust' ; been The Hon. George T Marsh nddreed the assembly couiteous manner tne dis The frequency and urgency with which the Patriot puts the question to us, indicate n coiuuif li.l.ihle de-ire lor information nnd a coiisciousiie-s tn it in, Watch man can give it, luily nud corrett. A h it, sir: when you reuliy want to know .inj tli.' 1 wuol, just ask us. Now Like your ting !-' t ,111, wipe ouruosi...iwitn your IniiUiieii'n . , 1 ineuse) mid 111 irk well we tell you. lloitoa prices uj iVuul July '.I1), Ml. Jn'y Saxony, 50 to jj 13 10 17J Ameiienn full blood, 111 to IT 40 lu J-iJ " l-'J In 3-1 " 3 to 10 31 to 3li " cum. to 1-1 31 to 33 iMtuSO Tins is hum the. lio-ton prices current, nt the incom ing ot lite new chits 111 both periods; and now, fnr easier comparison, we give you the average, thus Prom the Montpelier Wntchman. Tnylor it ml Hie Wur. Th Pntr ot hns quoted from Gen. Taylor's 1'rncla matian, to justily the .Mexican War, just ns thi ngb that Proclamation had not been prepared at Was'iino t un , nml signed liv old order of the War Department i The . follow'lhg oflinal, which is cuiiedfruni the Haverhill True Democrat, tells the siuij : Plum House Document, No. 13, 2d Session 23th Congress Letter of the Secretary of the War to Gen. Taylor. War DrPAETMENT. June I, 1817. Sir : I send herewith a number of copies of n pro clamation in the Spanish language, addri&cd to people ot Mexico, which you' are reunited to si"o, nun cause 10 v circiiniiea in in- niannrrnnu lutjc extent ou may deem proper. You will use your ut most enueavors to nave tne pieuges aim pioimses therein rontaiued carried out to the fullest extent. There are also sent some copies of tin1 procl uiut 'u in the Knglish language. Very r'sjetliiii , yuur obedient servant, W. L. MAUCY, See. ot War. llrevet .Major Gen. 'A. Talor, Commanding Army of Occupation, Texas. Judging from the pn-i.the Patri'U, will not correct this matter j of course giving n new claim to sliume lessiiess. Wo believe the Patriot will renumber that it was from this very Polk-Marcy Proclamation tint it quoted, to prove that Gen. Tavlou, sa d that " this war was first proclaimed by P.iredes." ' Poor Patriot shameless Patriot!" nrtopitilo nf llifMr rnjnpelieo tint-tin tn nttpnnr. (...riiiillil tu ictiirn tn ('nnim-SS. The exnerillient fnr lit! hour nnd 11 ounrler. ill n ptrain of I'lnniieitre .... ,i t, ;...., ,i.,. ri.,,:,.. r ,.i will not soon be repeated. This sort of cannonading i ihat closely rivctted llie intention ol Ins large nulilory. age nud cultivate tlio-o relations of ,ersonal jn th( (.ar ms'IUI11 ul , be rniher an inipiuh- We shill not attempt to ge a labored analjsis if harmony and respect which are, among gentle- table warfare to the l olks and icks, ami i iioiup-1 nddriss of Air Marsh; lur the reason that we to luatcr awl advance tlio business welfare nnd prospsrity of her citizens. It is idle, perhaps, to say thut her legislature) lias no right to disregard theso considerations, he cause intelligent and right-minded lcgisla. t jrs arJ not likely ta Jo it. Tito sole bust nesi of tho Legislature of a Stutois to pro. tcct the rights and interests of tho people, it:vl to take en iv that Ihey rerciee. no diri ment. Tho firs! question they are to con siJcr, with reference to any proposeJ mca. sure, is its probable influence, for good or evil, upon tlioso rights nnd interests well knowing thnt whatever afllcts tho well-bc-ing und prosperity of a part, unavoidably, mid by tho operation of invnriahlo laws, nf feels the well-being and prosperity of tiio whole. If husiunjs ntlvnntogcs nro taken nwuy from any town in the State, tcitbcU being compensated for bth leslowmenl of "iuxifts, tho State is manifestly a loser by just so much. Thero is. not, probably, a reador of tho 1'rco I'rens who does not know that n pro ject, not eirlgiinit'mg in this State, is now on tho greatest number in community," but says nothing about being in favor of it. Ho thinks the wifo ought to join in tho alienation. He then gravely remarks lint " when one consents to becomo a candidate he consents to receiic all the totes in the VUtrict for which bo is a candi- 7iin, quite compatible with political differences. 1'he elcc'ion of Mr. ilas was not, by any means, ihefrsl outward manifestation of this ad mirable spirit among Senators. In 1315, on the occasion of the telireincnt of Gov. K.uos' from the Presidency of the Senate, a committee was r.uling thought" for appointed (of whom tho lion. Mr. Xoves, a "democratic" Senator, was Chairman,) to de visu some unusual form in which tho respect and esteem of Senators for their Presiding Olli cer should bo conveyed to him. A paper warmly expressing this lespcct and esteem for tho char acter and services of Gov. Raton was prepared by this committee, unanimously accepted, signfii r.v every MEJinnr. or the Senate, Whigs and Democrat1;, and on motion if this te.rij Mr. Vilas or.DCItr.ll TO lit ESTEKEl) ON THE JoUItNAL, where it now stands a record honorable to tho Senate of Vermont! It was tho pleasant rcmembr.inco of Tins act of high-minded and gentlemanly courtesy, and not the mousing and contemptible motive unworthily imputed by tbe loice, that led Mr. HotiGEs to nominate, and the Senate unanimously to elect, a prominent member of the Minority to tho temporary honor of the Pres idency. When such acts of generous and high- sons and Murcys wiiu bae been engaged m it HI" The "democrats" of Colchester held a meeting on Tuesday evening, and, with great unanimity, nominated, ns their candidate for Town Representative for the jearcnsiiing nolmly. Wo understand Mr. Rolfe does not look upon this proceeding as a rc-nominu-tion. should fail to do it ju-tice if we made the attempt. It was a very able iiroduction. and sustained the high reputation which Mr .Marsh enjoys as nu Amer ican schular. 07 The luminary that shines upon this be nighted region weekly, through the columns of tho Gazette, hopes tbe Steam Ilcat Company and Capt. Davis of tho United States "will learn wisdom hy the past and in future tient every man according turns moral worth inespective ol hi coinplexiou." We believo it was tho Her. Mr. Garnet who had tho decency to place " drunkards and min isters of the Gospel " in tho samo catcgoiy, in tho effusion with which he favored tho readers of thu Gazetfe, a few weeks ago ! We suppn-e this is what our sister means by " moral worth irrespective of complexion " ! V.x post (ucto llvhoi union. Our troublesome neighbor of tlio Sentinel in forms the " Democrats of Vermont," in its lea- Do ou npprove of it f When Mr. Dillingham was up for Congress tho last time he was elected, the inquiry was frequently and publicly inado of him, if lie would vote for "or ag.tin-t tho annexation of Texas? This public question bo Dodged. Rut on the last trial, or before it came on, leading men of his party gave the most positive assurances that Mr. 1). would vote against the annexation of Texas but he teas a vmlest man and did not UKe to come out publicly. This assurance ob tained for him many votes. Hut what did .Mr. Dillingham do after elec tion? Did be even dotlifcl No. Ho voted for oner, straight for tho annexation of Texas, 1 1 'A i? Tai iff prices, July jo, mi. Pavony. .12 1-3 Alll. lull blond, -1.1 i-s to 3-i :wi-a com. to 1-1 33 l-'l Loco Tariff prices, ju.yzi, l-'l, Irt 1-1 11 1-1 33 i'J A v. all grades, 12 3-S 37T-S KHecls ofthoTnrlfro:' 1S4CS. Tho ' .', Ir,.i (j ,ni;uiny have rinsed a r In. ; li'i ,1 i, bin- of .ia Scotia Coi . t de.iwreu tins till and winter. LYj'. It gencer. You therefore see, Scorpy, tint in the great New Knglund market wool was worth I J cents per pound iiioiem in 1 1 uriii in inke your slate mul litul ...t,: ' ...i.n r.... ... r .... I., .., ... ,i ini wuic i,.i,,v(i ii.iiii.Jii- ,,i iuuuu7 iii iiuui iiiiniiu mc , I, clip,) will amount to nl 1J cents. You will find it to be or enough to pay our annual State tax about three limes! nnd that is the difference between the Whig price of 'II nud the price of 17, Tint's enough fur one lesson commit it to mem ory, repeat it correctly, nnd we'll give jou ti longer Itssoii mt week, .ou may g'vvuut. Vt. Watchman. WAK, PAT1UOTIS.M, GLOltY. A most bereaving, ami painful spectacle, vias the public lunernt in this city on Saturday evening ul Lieut. Gill nnd his f.ither.nt one and the Mine tune ; nnd to toned kindness and conciliation nre cited us tie. fjo ii vvoum appear, il tho voters " in tho . blameworthy, it may not Do loo early to impure d(,r nn ,he ni, 0f Anumst, that " two lectin now uistriei vvouiu consent in gnc all their votes to wnai extent the ptrtisan is to bo required to Mr. H ill, that Ibere is no doubt of Mr. Hall of 1" g"'"f""' Clarendon's election. This having two parties to the agreement, however, is rather awkward. Mr. Hall, in conclusion, constructs tlio following pyramid. If anybody can build ono with a lar ger bise and a smaller apex wo would lilto to see it done I Says Mr. Hall : As to my course in politics, I approve in general of the ndininislrntionsof Wasiiinoton, Jefferson, Madi son, .Muuroe, Jackson, Van lluren, and Polk. On the whole, the letter of Gen. Clark is r t.u; ning, and tbojj of tho"Mesrs. Hall aro iion sensc. Whereupon tho " Pittsford National He rorm Club," with all due gravity, pass the fol lowing resolution : llesohrd. That the randidates nominated by the Democratic party for lininuira of this Cuunty baring tipitssed tkcmttlm in tutor of homestead rxe mo tion, we feel constrained by n b-,i, of duty, nnd in consideration of our freeman's oath, n, aujijiort llicui uy our votes, m inc mimnK v.vv..,ut,. " hope nobody will smile ! VT We aro pleased to notice that, at tbe re cent Commencement of Yale College, the l.on-' any particular concern of aiwr; DTiTif tho " I)' intervene before they will be called on to record their verdict against tho corrupt party now in power In this stato." Wo don't know lint it Is .... Willi a rimsiiuu "ii iraij,..!.".) . tie calm, Honest nnd independent thinker of rnuses slavery perpetual ! nnd effects, w how as nt the widow's house of mourning He is presented to the people again for their nd anguish when the son nud husband were borne iuib'inent. with in nub c acts. Do tiio penp o ""umiiiii, ii wasnueepnnu eloquent juiiun in, wnii I . ' . ,.,,: r l,v., sermon, nnd exhibition ot l ie sacr I ces and rouse- of Vermont apptnve of the annex lion or l exas ,,,, of Wor wlich lhouaJlua ,, ,10u"1,u nf wiiu si.uery ih.kil- h-i , ..... ....... , , miines n-i,r u, sun r uuu oenr, in nnguisn nnu bitter- now fairly presented to tlio poople of ermnnt, ness .entailed upon them by the death of a denrly be am! to till Freemen we would s.iv, LET THEUE loY'ii. and ofientimes the life-supporting stay r( t,,, . . W .IL. J- I t,h.l.mian .nllbcfd ami sadly sullenug household And is there lib iJiuM ..... ... The miserable maniac, William Pec ii who assassinated the Van Nest family under circumstances of such dreadful barbanty, has at length gone to his account. Tho Au'ju n Adrertivr says : Devtii of Willhii Freeman. This wretrhrj be ing died nt the county jail m this viil ige on S.mir lay morning lust, lie has been in a most inwcmiWe r ui dilioii fur some weeks past, and all who have wen h m wiihin tint time have become siii-tied that wh itevcr he may liae been when he cominilied the horrid act for which he his been so long imprisoned, h ha . b ' come a perfect idiot. All were aware, too. th t ti. was gradually tint surely nppritacliiug ins end. a I- snrt none could reirret. and inanv will 1h , In, I tu ii' iir . teiegrapii iiopatcii win sent to Dr. Iliin im ot Utica, adwsing him of the fact, and on tf.-im Jay evening he Kited Auburn nnd held a p in i.imi iu examination upon the body, the result of w Ut.-it we shall probably give hereafter. IT The Sentinel gives somebody half-a-d. liar a week to writo funny things fur its columns. The ingenious nnd cunning writer ajap's h ? joAc- to the price. Can't the Sentinel afford to raise the bid a little ? Collection. no accountability nny where, no responsibility for a so iciinm-i iire noi ine nuinors 01 n rpmiin in romimn.l nl !,. .1.1.. cause so awful in lis ellecls, to be held up in proper 1 ,V " " J a.' 1 1 . In,... I - r. ' . . i - . I .Villi. I.ITTVV ts.,.1, r... ll Tho Wur. We find the following Telegraphic Depute i inn tne .imany ,ournai. HK'II MOM), (Va.ArgaiA-27-T?r--Gen. SroTT, with vaikW his force, left Puebla on tho "th, ivitk'The design of advancing ra pidly uoieiri'iW city of .Mexico. " ' Gen Twigg's division was tn leave on tho Ti b, Gen. Quitman on tlio Sth. Gen. Wnrih nn i,l J Oth, Gen. Pillow on the 10'h, and Gen. Ch. J coudenv.'fttlou nnd resiionsibiliti. fnr n wntlt wlm-li The Fall Term of Mm I lEMlso s excellent tTiiiu naveiteen, and wliichoirgai to hareleen avoid- comnry, "gioiy, coer uuu s.insiy an, Selrct School commenced on Wednesday tie triotism," ......... t,.. - ...!-...!. i.,,n..r il.n and liurriedly shroud alike the dead bodies ot the vie i in. ..y u ...ispnoi, . ..... ,".-, iims,.hewailmgsollh.irsiirroundmf,iend,.nndthe School is pJrCi tiscd to cnmuv'liro tho loth 1111. uivtitled nnjuines ot n justly incensed popular rl.uuor. disposed to challenge tu. . p n. rulers responsible fur thee evils, lilt g . h.i tvF A locoforo paper calls "upon all who would and silence I And must the learol denounced a oiary degree of 1,1,. D. was conferred upon the lion. UoitATio KEYMoun, nf Middlebury, Professor Adams. Wo understand that this potieman, who has enKsb'f '..' rvvo yews past. In making n Guolojiica'l Survey of Vermont, nnd whoso la bors havo proved in a high degree satisfactory to the State, and creditable to himself as an accom plished Naturalist, bus resigned bis Professor ship ill Middlebury Collego, having been elected to a similar honor at Amherst. The New York Obserier eays tho Corporation nf Amherst Col lege havo elected him to tbu Professorship of Astronomy. We suspect, however, that he takes tho samo rhalr that bo occupied in Middlebury ,l...l .irV.itnnil I ll.tur,, i.tiil f 'limiil,.! r mocints" alluded to should, guided by tho1 iVnii'nr.-V.tit " two weeks" from this date lie- j furo recording that veruici, wo aro nir.iiu uiey 'would find Hie Court adjourned. Perhaps they bad bettor bring in a sealed verdict ncoit Tuos- uy- UJ'Tlio son of Mrs. Malaprop, who does tho small jokes for tho Sentinel, is very careless about bis grammar. That "little girl of 15" must bo taken out of school and set to ' correct copy." Such paragraphs as tho following aro dreadful, In a well-regulated family: A to not "artuing in fator of his nomination," terry My knows so well 1'iat argument is not its fotle, that even when it atunipls such u thing they think it is only joking ' livery body doc docs they ? see eucli a man Ddhn jlnui placed ia a pmitwi that trill ao honor to me rare, to give lain tneir uuueil support." What that " position" is we aro left to guess, H'e rather think Mr. Dillinghani would nnko an excellent weathercock, " if lie had only been born in that station in life," as Sam Wcller says. A modern Itlp Vim Winkle. The female who manages the Gazelle has fi nally " waked up" and gone raving distracted about that Liberty Muss Meeting in Colchester. Tho petulant old lady says we were " just mean enough" to publish tho proceedings of n public meeting duly authenticated by the signatures of many of tho inot respectable citizens uf a neighboring town. Well, wr were. TKAiroit to iilr cocsrBV bv her President, his minis. teis and retainers, parnlyze the tongue and suppitss the voice of that desolate mother nud widow, when m ngnny of soul she asks, " wniT HAS Tills heen ion I WHO TOOK IKOM E MV HOY, AND THEN MV IICsllANP, and slfw them I" Is the deiiuucinioiy imprecation of" treason" to assail Iter from Washington, or is the answer of " rvTRioTtsM,cot).NTRV,ouRV," to meet and saiisiy tne inquiry ( Young Hill was n lieutenaut in the first company of volunteers trom .Memphis, nnd loll, with many oth ers, whilst ealliimly advancing m the charge nt Cerro Gurdo. His father, .Mr, l.yining Gill, grieved nt his sou's death, repaired to .Mexico to bring hilher his re mains, and bury them among his kindred m his own country, lu returning home, he sickened, and died : nud tbf poor, sorrowing mother, instead of receivin" the sick v ba in whirli sin. Bum.ln i., . . her boy's bfelcsj body, witnessed but the rr turn of her iiusuiinu s corpse, anil a uox suH,sc, to contain Ihat or her son also, but which, to the astonishment of nil when opened, contained it not ! Heaven support and protect tne widow; in her accumulated and soul bur dening griefs, and administer that consolation which alone ran alleviate her harrowing beieavemenls ,'jt riij'iia i ei( i IMSIC. .Mul. Latty train, on its way to Pueb'n was attacked by guerillas ; hut, after a buet struggle, tho enemy was repulsed. Maj. l.atty had lo-t many men. Cupt. Cald well und Cuinmiiigs vvoiinilod. Tl.ovomito, and other inal idies which havo v.i' ,1 ui V. ri Cruz tor somo time ,i.s ar. disi.pearing, and comparative luaith I- restonsl. Hut s'cknpssisinercisinw lnTjmtJ.n rt ... ernor Wilson is sick p., yellow fever. I Ho Is since dead. ,rVc5,ri "W t0 ho able to announce that -Major (..vises and Midshipman KnalK havo made their osca from the city of .Mexico, and bad reached (.en Scott's camp before be left too city of Puebla Gen. Pierce finally rua, In d uebla on the (ith Ho had been again attacked by the guerillas, but, after a brief engagement, repulsed them, without loss. The last train which left Vom Cruz, was at tacked by guerrillas, 2 j ,iesout . but tho gu erillas wero defeated. Hoports say that Santa Anna's army of 15, 000 wero marching toward Pitobla, with 50 luc res of cannon. There, is no abatement of tlio yellow fever in .New Orleans. Xothing farther from General T.nlur, vvlw r-. mains at Walnut Spring..

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