Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, 12 Kasım 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated 12 Kasım 1847 Page 2
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BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, FRIDAY HORNlNO,NOVEMBFJ.i, 12, 1847. Friday, NoV. 61 Senate. Prayer by the Cli.ipl.titi. The bill requiring town authority to make nut check lists 12 days pinions to election, and tile mine vva, nfter adoption of nmcndinents, on Inollttil of .Mr. Kimbill, Indelinilely postponed, tlld bill being snppoileii by .Mr. Keyes, and op posed by .Messrs. Ferguson, Cushmall r-.nd Klin II. House. Rills introduce.. To annex pat t of ltonoit to Orwell ; to incorporato Montpclicr living. Bank ato Hurllnglnn, Reports, liy judiciary committee, ngainsi bill ropealirifr charter of Middlebtiry village, on the (.'round that the village had not tested the ques tion in .i village meeting; on motion dismissed. (!eo. W. CoLt.AMRR, of lUrro, was appointed Director of tho Vt. .State Prison in place of Si Lis II. Jcnison, declined unanimously. 2 o'clock, r. ?l. S::;;ATE. Reports. l!y Mr. .Mattocks, from committee o't banks, in favor of the bill to incor porate the llurlingttMl Saunas Dank', passed. Jly Mr Nash, from same committee, in (aver of the bill to incorporate the .Montpcllef Savings Jhnk ; pissed. WW inlmluced. By Mr. Harrington, altering lime of holding the county court In Grand Isle ; icferred to Senator fiom (irunJ Isle. Mr. Harrington called up I lie bill removing the State Prison to Isle la Mutt, and it was sup ported in committee of the whole by .Mr. Har rington and opposed by Mr. llitrlnn. Hill passed. To incorporate Vermont Tele graphic Company. lIou?i!. The' llrandnn Ihnk' bill was taken tip and supported hy Mer-. Spr.igno, Uico ol S , and Plvmpttm; i ppi-edliy Mwr. Converse, "liottimi, Carpenter ol X., ami Kellogg, and re jected on 'll reading aye noes 1 01). Th" bill annexing Orwell lo Addison County v,a nude the or.!"!- for Mouthy morning. JlrmlitliiiH. Hy .Mr. 1'arker, referring part of ms'age relating lo geological survey lo com tuilU'O on agriculture ; adopted. Adjourned, . SATlT.tUY, Nov. 0, Sfn vtK. Prayer hv Hie Chaplain. lliUs reported. Hy .Mr. Cusliman from the c uniniltec on banks, in favor of the bill to extend the charter of the bank of llitrlington ; on mo tion of Mr. Kimball laid on the table. Uy Mr. N'l-lifrom the same committer, in favor of the till incorporating tho Commercial l5nik ; laid k Hie table. Jlv .Mr. XaIi front the Senators cf Addison, infivorof tlie bill adding part of IJcnsuii to urvvcll t nassei The House bill relating to the duties Of coun ty treasurers, authorisiit? tlieut wlren they have tiimlson hand amounting to more than SJ.OOO, 1 1 mV'.i-t in U. S. six per cent stocks, or to loan n tiio htate. was passed. The bill removing tlic state prison to Isle La Mutt was taken up, anJ alter a long ueii.ito no livccn -Me-srs Harrington and Ilurton,on motion .if Mr. Kobinson the bill was amended so that llio building committee shall consist of three instead of live persons, and it was laid on the table. Hoisn Pr.ivrr hv Rev. Mr. lord. Uenurts. Hv Coiumittee on irrand list, stibsli lute for bill in addition to the listing laws, (ns to county meclmg.s for aveiaging list ;) oidercd Sd readiiiL'. liv committee on nirriculture, bill in mil! lion to acts to promote agriculture, (nd rnit'.'ii T itnnorted caltlo for premiums, after lie ji;! iiturr!znl bv f-ix months residence ;) laid on the f.iu;?.- Jlv cominitteo on education against bill repealim? 3d, 4th and 5th sects of r 'inmon school act of 1315. which provide for county superintendents, and examination of teachers and schools. Mr. Tilden moved to dismiss the hill, which motion was supported by .Messrs Goodhue, Parker, Carpenter and h iliin. opposed by Messrs Fiympton ami Hub U.I, and curried, 7a to su. TIIK WUDUfi QUESTION The committee on reads reported that ' be heving liie subject i not well understood by the people of tho Mute generally" and that "there is oji imperative n2e-i'v for immediate action "upon tin's subject," tlmr " therefore recommend that all fuitlicr consnlm-iiion bo postponed until the meeting of tiie n- M ICgislaluro of this fcta'e." Mr. Kittredge of F., doubted if il would be fUictlv in order to postpone : but lie concurted witli ifio committee that it would fw inexpedient for tlie Legislature to act or rather, that the bill ought not to bo passed. Tlie people, ho said, were not prepared lor this Question. Mr. Carpenter of X. thought it would ho very extraordinary il tho Homo should refuse to act, and thus throw away the immenso labor already bestowed upon the subject. He wished the Ltd to be made a special order. Mr. Walker was for a test question ; there should be no postponement, no avoiding of re sponsibility. Mr. Cntt.s doubted the right of the Houo to refuse to act, or to cast the burden upon future legislatures. Mr. llubbell laid up legislature would be eo well prepared to settle tho question as this, ll had been more thoroughly examined than any other question of the session. Mr. Collamer objected to postponement. For one, ho wished to give his vote on this great Sticstion, and' he mu-t do it now or never. He idn't expect a re-election. Mr. Kittredgo of F., accepted the modification suggested by Mr. Carpenter of N., and the bill was made the special order for 10 o'clock Tues day morning. Mts lntrortuceit.T)y Mr. Carpenter of N, in Amendment of license law, (if tho state votes to license, civil authority may license Inn-keepers &c, tho fees to go into tho town treasury for eelfCits civil authority may vacate licenses on good cntt-c ;) by iMr. Luco.'bill on tho tame sub ject ; both to select eoinmfttce. Hills jntsseJ. To incorporate Hinesburgh .Manufacturing Company ; relating to Corinth Academical Inslitnto nttd County Oramniar School : alletiiiar name of Jonas Freeman ; an nexing part of Avery's Gore to Lincoln. Petition referred. Of Loos Cobb (heretofore presented lo ihe Senate ;) to members of Chit tenden county. The bill taxing Chittenden Co., was referred to members of that county, Mospav, Nov. 8. Senate. Prayer hy tho Chaplain. THE HRIDC-E QUESTION. Mr. Kimball from tho committee on Itoads submitted the following report : T" the Him. Smalt : Yoor committee on roads, to whom wa referred the bill relating lo the Vermont and L'unsda ltnilroad Comrmny, report : , . That they haw devoted alll'int consideration n the important matters contemplated by the bill, during ,1 ... lin,ilfl liiii nllnvt-Hil llietil. would seem (o be demanded at their liandj. Your committee k-iiih sensible that ilir question presented is one ol the Iiil-Ji-est importance to the iuteretts involvt'l and to the nnl.lie intrrrst. bnve nrlveu lo the njrties every opiwr- tunity for the presentation el evidence and arguments and Ihe (acts in the caw and the principles upon whichits decision should stanil,luve received a 'ell berate, natient and carelul ex.1iiiHialion. It lias bten made evident from the whole piotrrdnis lielore us, that the main question is between tho ennamd and interested in the commerce of die Inkv, on tlie one band, and the Vermont ami Canada Kailrmd Umi In the bill. There Is. however, another ttnho In tlm i t.!.1A t'l. t. T nnn-ntmnfl t1,ntli. ,,, , ' , -luiiuuv, inu iiiivniiuii la null i uJ 'ihiuiiu n...... case, which has been pressed upon our noticejnnd re- ., 1 , , , Ceived careful consideration. It is, that the construe-!r 11 bridge or rt ferry Is tnoro or less convo iiou of the bridges may be injurious lo the land owners nlent" for tho Interests of tho Railroad, but upon tile borders of the Lake, by obstructing the free ,i1.,i.. ., . .,..,. ,i. n , i'.-,..( pnssnge el water to tlie outlet. Your committee do whether Ihe Interests nf the 1'cople nf crmoM not mill tins objection to be so well sustained as to do- will bo promoted by the obstruction which tho R 'however! tf Jilcleffi lulldl.,ff of the bridge over her navigable walers Jul Riiards in the bill. We have thcrclore proiwed would create, and, especially, whether the Imsi amendments for that purpose, as Well as to secuie the ,, ., . ,, ,, , ,. ... public interests! add fiett so amended, we rccom-, " ''ic H'titrond would not lie performed ictlh luf iid Ihe pafsare of the bill. All which is respect' luiiysuumiucauy yourtonuniltee. .lllll.N KI.MIIAIilt, n. r:. lmowNKLL. On mollon of Mr. Kimball, the bill, with the accompanying amendments, was laid on tho t.v bio and made tho special order for 3 o'clock this afternoon. Iteparls. By Mr. Burton, from Finance com mittee, in favor of tho bill relating to county re venue, providing that monies received for ppd dler's licenses since MO be distributed lo countv treasurers, in the manner provided by the act of to relating in peddlers ; passed. lly .Mr. Hodires, from the oommitteo on claims. In favor of the bill to piy Jcromo J, lleardsley 880, for ins services and expenditures in raising n com pany of volunteers to enforce tho neutrality law n ioo ; passed. En"tostd Hill. Altering the time of hold ing county court in Grand Isle county ! passed. 1 ho bills oMending the charter of the bank of Burlington, and incorporating the Commercial Dink of Burlington, were taken tipand passed without dissent. The bill relative to tho removal of the State Prison to the Ih; La Mott was taken up, and was opposed by Mr. Cram, and supported by Mr. Harrington, and tho Senile Adjourned, llousn. Prayer by Uev. Mr. Webster. 7'ngrosm liills. Relating to grand liet, (In rhoo) districts 0 making appropriations for tho State library ; in addition lo act for bridge from South II"ro to Milton all passed. Spennl order. Mr. Hubbell moved to post pone the bill removing Franklin county build ings to to-morrow at 2 o'clock; supported hy .Messrs. llubbel and S thin, opposed by .Messrs. Royce, lloltrtin and Rice of S. and lost. The bill was supported by Mr. Royce, and opposed by .Messrs. Hubbell and Sabin. Adj. y o CLOCK, i . At. SnxATC Hilh reported. By Mr. Hodges, from tlie Senators of Rutland, in favor of tho ot( that obstruction, If you will demonstrate, or even assert, that the Ogdensbiirgh road, when constructed, would not transport, over its whole lino from the St. Lawrence to our Lake, ns many passengers and as largo an amount of freight, without the bridge, as it would with it, you will furnish one argument in furor of the bridge. If it trouM, permit me to ask you what conceivable motive the people of Vermont and New England, who uro not holders of Central, Northern and Ogdensburgli Railroad stock, can have to inter pose obstruction. to the frconnd unimpeded nav igation of Like Champlaiit ? Ao one. To-day, thousands of her citizen, and millions of com merce that contributes to her prosperity, have a right to the unobstructed use of her navigable waters ; if you would deprive them of this right to-morrow, you are hound to show them that the public good item mils it. 1 he embarrassments which the adrocatcs of tho bridge encounter ftom this view of the cae, obviously suggest the second nnd only remain ing argument they urgo in favor of it j and tluU is, that " the refusal of the bridge " involves the abandonment of the Ojdensburgh road, nnd "tho crippling, if not the stopping" of every one of the Vermont road3, " except the Central," The success of the latter road, you assert in the Journal of the 2d Inst., is not dependent upon this contingency. Let us see how it is with tlie others. Tho Rutland stock was taken without regard to the practicability or Impracticability of a dry connection wilh tlie Ogdensburgli, by means of a bridge over Ihe navigable waters of the Lake, Its stockholders, both in Boston and in Vermont, feel entire confidence that its stock will yield bill incorporating the Rutland and Washington ,.t - ...i,i. i r,.:i.; ... tho section pro'viding that the charter shall be , tllcm 8 Pcr ccnt- "';",0" that connection ; subject to any general law that tnav hereafter and its speedy construction is absolutely certain. be passed applicable to railroads, unless the same shall no inconsistent witn too express pro visions of tho bill; amendment supported by Messrs. Hodges and Mead, opposed by Messrs. Harrington and Kidder, and adopted by a vote of 13 to II, and the bill was passed. By Mr. CiHunan, from the committee on banks, in favor of tlic bill incorporating the Windsor Savings Bank ; passed. Tho bill to remove tho Vcrmnnl State Prison was again taken up, nnd Mr. Harrington offer ed amendments, limiting t ho purchase money for land to SlOOO, willi which not less than ll) acres should be bought, and directing the build ing cominitteo not to proceed to construct mo Its friends and managers, both in city and conn try, arc quite content, whichever way tho bridge question may bo decided. Tho Interests of the Passumpsin road are manifestly hosiilo to the bridging project, which, as yon unhesitatingly proclaim, contemplates a connection with .Montreal via Rouse s Point Its success, therefore, (if there were any doubt about it) would be rendered more certain by the defeat of that project, Of tho Vermont and Canada road It is suffi cient to say that it Is before tho Legislature as i open this ftvcmto less than "0 miles ot con.u remains to bo completed, involving an expense of loss than half a million I I am aware, Mr. Editor, that tlie advocates ol tho bridge are at no small pains to pronounce lis nntnmrl n humhu r. It Is Fllfliclcnt lo re ply, that the bare possibility of Its accomplish ment stamps their application for a bridge as rittlWATUBE, at least. Let them wait and see. If tho canal Is not built, it will bo cnsicr lo get the right to build tho bridge If it is built, those who vote to obstruct the navigation of our Lake Will sco cause to congratulate themselves that they were In a minority. Wo are happy to have it In our power to Uy before your readers, in tliU connection, the following letter. They will porcolvo that it Is from one of the most eminent commercial hou'es in Montreal, Messrs. Sie mens, & Co. It was addie'scd to n gentleman now in Montpolicr, who takes the liberty of publishing it for tho information of thoso who may not be apprized of the state of feeling in Canada, with rcferenco to the enter, prize to which it relates: Montreal, Oct. S3, 191". To no- Dear Sir ' Welnve to ncknowlcdne the re ceipt of your letter in relation to the opeiiini! of n ca' nnl to connect the St. Ijiwreiin, wilh I.nke, Clriln plain sullicienlly capicious to admit the large cralt navigating me western iyikcs, which we inula we nre iiinkini; irootl use.u luinff no opportunity ol un nreimr Invorablv our frklids and ocii-jnlntonccB with llic vast importance oi me project, iiou eAiKjsiui; iismr i ns lies in our power, the fulilitv ol any reliance on the scheme for hi idling lyikeCliainplaiu, and niakimr the projecting uguensiiurcii uuiiroad tlie metiiuiu oi sup plying your eastern markets with the produce of the west, wneu coiitpareti wim me nuiiumy superior route which the canal ill alfoul, both as respects its adaptation lor traneitaitl cost or transport. Our .Mr. Young Ins fen most of the members of the Executive on the ejhieet. as well as the Governor Geneial, who is f ivoniMy impressed with I tie roject ; while fiom the Heads tl Department be receives as surances highly salW.ntory, and lavorable to the ac complishment ol the olject by th" Province. Should it, noneter, turn uui tint oiijecuous are stateu to ttte Province uudenakiiur lie wmk, we feel assured that theic will lie none to tie obtaining of a charter ; and tlie requisite prchniiraiics lor thut contingency have been t iken, as voti vviil perceive, by the public jour nals giving notice ol tin application to thaleliect to the prov iuci.'il Legislature. vve snail senu yon a tew copies ot tlie .vientreal Herald in Vfliichvou will see the scheme advocated. and no opportunity in our power will be allowed to pass oi urging lorwaro what, both to Canada and tile Eastern fctates, especially the Stale of Vermont, is, in a commercial point ol viewed vital niipoitauee. When tlie subject was first broached, vve heard some few dissent ; but it would appear that, nn rellec tion, tlicsc have ch'iiiffed their opinion, and now the fjreai oouy oiour cinzins looKi.ivorauiy on tne project, ho as vve ore oursi-lves concerned, anil we have seen most of the men of inllueiice in our city, who concur with us in opinion, vve view the canal as in- (iispeiisiuie to me prosperity ot .Montreal as a com mercial city, mid Well calculated, in a National point d view, to advance the interests of the Western and Eastern states. anJ wo feel satisfied none but the few persons governed by prejudice, or private niterest.vvill look upon it in any oilier light. vve are, uear sir, your most obt servants, SlEI'llEXS, You.nm ii Co. nrison. if it bo found on examination that the j the sole applicant for the privilege, the granting expenses lliere'of will exceed 2 10110 ; amend- j 0r denying 0f which supplies the whole topic of munis auop eu, uie laiier uv.ny Tl" controversy. To assert that its success, there. Mncura 1'Helimn.v n n,l D.irtnn A Hill (1 II flMI. ' mated' debate bv Messrs. Harrington and Foster ! h" depends upon the bridge, amounts lo just in favor of, and by Messrs. Burton, Mead, Cram, i nothing at all. That it ought to be, and will be, Cusliman and Hodges against it, Mr. Mead constructed between the points designated in moved to pos pono lueiiiiuciy ; io.-i uj i vow , t,0 cll.lrtcr alrcajy conferred upon tlie company of 1-2 to 10. Tho b'll was then ordered to a i . r ' J third readin-r hv n vnffl of J'i to 12. "1 ",u K,.aiu..-, UILIU luu, ,ur reason Enmssnl Hills. Incorporati:.'"- the Pas- able doubt. sumpsic leiegrap i -..; passed, ji corpt.ui .S , So far (honi fts , ycrmml raiiroads are con Adiotimed corned, not one of them is dependent for its sue. Hovse. Special Order. The House resumed cess upon tho granting, or refusal, of the author consideration of the bill removing Franklin ity asked, to bridge the navigable waters of Lake .,,,. I.i,,, rm. S, A11,-,nc t Kl,nl."mi ... ., i .i "."."""o". r tjiiamplain. mat ins pioseculion ot mo Ui of S.. Bottom. Collamer. Bailev of Monteromerv. 1 nshurgh road must depend, for the present at Koycc, Brewer. Kelly and Kellogg, in support ( least, upon the result of the existing application of tho bill, and .Messrs. Needhnm, Converse, i fnr.a bridge, those who luvo that enterprise in vv nre er.iiuuoe i ami eauin agaiusi it. un mo i -!..... rnfi,i,l. npr,, nn,i i, ia . ,r second reading Ihe vote was ayes 115, noes 57 and the bill was ordered to a 3d reading. Adj. Sxtc 3tc0si, HURMXCTON", Vt. miDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 12, 1317. " Ix the dauk and troubled mcht that is uro.i us, tiieue is .no Stau aeove the horizon TO GIVE US A GLEAM or LIGHT, EXCEPTING THE INTELLIGENT, TATEIOTIC WlIIO I'AETV Or THE LT.nitei) States," Daniel Webster. whenever It has been engaged in a conilict wilh : l a pity If v',e can't elect U'lilga enough to the n-st forclan nations." Tile second position of " The Union " is that Mf. W. was a Federalist during the war of 1812, The third unanswerable argument is to bo found lit tho following assertion that The " iwtcrrttory" proportion of .Mr. Ilenlen, and tho " rote.liO'Sillitihrs' imposition i.f Mr. Welwler. although apparently dillennt, are stilistanlially the same in ellect. They bulk cniitrmidnlf tlic iritlt- uiiiwih nj nur iroopi jiom .Mexico, the iitiniitltinmciil of our cmiqittiti, iinilcnnsrqucntUj the iilnmlunmcnt til all our claims upon Mexico. Either of lliein, there-lore, If adopted hy Congress, would involve the House lo choose a Whig Senator, by the help ol IK) ; ioi;s hi tne r-t-ti.-iie. The State Administration for the year ensuing will consist of John YotliM, Livingston coitnty. Governor. Haimltoii 1'i'h, New Yoik, LirutPtiant Governor. Christopher .Morgan, Cajuga. Secretary ol .State. .tiMiaru i iiiuiore, i.rie, uouiroiicr. Alvah Hunt, Chenango, Treasurer. Atnhrose I,. .Ionian. New York, Alt Attorney General. vnaries ll. Minn, .viouroe, Riate l.ngilieer. Jacob Hinds, Orleans, v Nelson J Ueach, Lewis, j Canal Commissioners. Charles Cook, Chemung, ) The above, excepting the Governor, constitute the Canal Hoard. Including the Speaker of the House, country in dren and lasting disgrace. Mr. liernens and e.rc hiding the ciiininissiniir. Ihev ronsti- piopo-iiion is naseii upon tne groumt mat we cannot tine niwi the Commissioners ol the Laud Ullice.J annex territory without eiidan, nnu tae union.' "ling our institutions This course pursued by "The Union" proves conclusively one thing; and that is, that tho Administration is Unwilling to meet and unable to refute llio charges contained In Mr. Webster's speech, Were it not so, why is perfect silence maintained concerning charges, direct, graie, and touching the ultimate grounds of a war, which lias cost already thousands of lives and millions on millions of dollars ? It mailers not what tn ty have been the moral character of the mm uttering tho charges ; it matters not what has been, or may bo now, his political creed, provided " Tlie Union" deems the speech or the speaker worthy of notice at all. It has noticed the speech nnd the speaker, but it cannot refute, It dare Wit reply to tho charges themselves. Weak indeed must bo the moral sense of an 1 David 1). Slienrer. Ithnrn Isaac N. Conistock, Albany, Inspectors Prisons. John II. Gedney, V'esicheter. ) To the Asemb1v. we think that not less than 100 Whigs arc elected np lo the high watermark of 1817. Very lew of the inemiiers elect belong lo the present From .Tfcxitiu. Tli sltamer Alabunmn Ins arrived ot New Orleans' from Vera Cruz, whence she sailed on the 20th. Gen. Patterson wnuld march lor the Interior on Ihe 21h. 1) His fiom tlie cily of Mexico were on the 7th. Tran quility leigued there. As soon as the Government v. us ui g.uused , the fact was announced to the For eign .Ministers, and the Ornish Minister replied in sot istactory t-rnn. The " Genius of Liberty," (a nevr pap r in the city i was informed that the decree which old lined Pena y I'ena should take Ihe supreme power, hail been repealed, nnd that fcanta Anna had been agiin called to asiune Ihe government and command the army, l'nredes was in Tulancingo, endeavoring to establish his moiilrchical System. Valencia was at his haeinda, taking no part In national affairs. Gen. Urnvc was in Ihe rny of .Mexico, on parol". '1 ho Mexican Congress ur Government met accor ding to appointment at Queretaro, oil the ith ult.,but theie not being n quorum, nothing was done. The leelings of the people are said to tie strenuously op posed lo any compromise with the Americans. Other ading men ami oenerais noi nnnieu aoovc, nave 'civ wi iii Mii'iiio'',!, eieui oeiong lu ine iies.-iu a - i .1 r .1 -r Legislature, and vve think that less than onc-lhird e to Giieniaveca, 17 leagues south of the city of i...Bi .'....1 . , .:. . Aleviro. 'I he 1 Genius' earns Unit. en. Iine was have been members at any former time New Jersey Election. The Now York Courier gives the following account of the result In New Jersey : In this State tlic Whigs have carried botli branches of (he Legislature, but the candid-tic named in their behalf for (inventor by tho Whig Stale Convention held at Trenton, Hon. William Wright, has been defeated. This result was not unexpected ; for Mr. Wright having permitted himself in 1813 to de feat. Willi the aid of his political opponents, and the opponents of the Whig party, llio regit! ir I nomination of tho Whig candidate for tho fifth I I ,: . . t... :.. - 1.: If .... . . . . . , r - .. , -oti";n;ss ijtiui uistr ct, uy run in ' uiseii, un administration winch, instead of refuting char- j objections were thereby raised in ges brought against it, scurrilously attacks the ( the minds of many Wliics to any further sup charae'er of the maker ot the charges, and port of Mr. Wright. He was nevertheless press, u-nuld screen itsnir Imlniul Ids nroinmlnd ,nnrni ' cd upon and carried throuiih the Convention w 1 1 iiuti i tiiueii uoiw uru opposition , uui tne , m: parly would not be forced, and tho result is seen in the defeat of Mr. W., while the Slato ill both branches of the Legislature remains Whig. Tho parties in the Legislature will stand as follows : deformity. In the same article " The Union " quotes tlie following from Mr. W.'s speech at a dinner given to him by tlie citizens of Philadelphia on the 2d of Dec. 18 10 says it "sounds like pa triotism," and then contrasts it with an extract from Ids speech at Springfield, and rcrnaiks upon the inconsistency : I' Gentlemen, nevertheless the war is upon us; ar mies aie in the field ; navies ore upon the sea. We believe the government ought immediately, in any honorable and satisfactory manner, to bring the warto a conclusion, if possible. We believe that every reasonable eilort should be made to put an end to turn war. hui lcne (7te ier ( irAife solium are upoa the limit, and seamen on the Hen, upholding thcjltig nf the country, yiu feel, ami I feet, ami ereiy Ameiican Jeels, that tiiev .MtrsruE succorep and SUSTAINED." j " The war exists. Suppose it to continue till the next meeting ol Congress. What is il the duty ol a I good cilizen and a good whig to do I Well, 1 say for ' one, that 1 suppose it lo be true that the next House ol Itcpreseiitalives in Congress will be composed of a whig inajoiity. I think ve have had tones ol denim- I ciatiou from the nortii and the south, Irom the east ond the west, sullicient lo in.ine us that result, although it will be a v ei y great cliaige. Suppose that to be the case. 1 say ot once, unless the President of the dated States shall make out a case which shall show to Congress Whigs x.ocoa Senate. 12 AssEJtnt.Y. Whigs , . . Locos . . . 39 l'J Whig majority 5 Whig majority 20 at llummti.i, hall Way belvVi-in l'eiote and Puebls. Santa Anna had bee i there, but had evacuated imme diately on the appearance ol Ihe Americans, leaving two pieces of artillery and two prisoners. Cols. Vega and Iturpide. Santa Anna had a thousand cavalry, and was subsequently reinforced by 1 500 men. Iteyes took possession of tlie town ulter Gen. Lane's depart ure, Pillowing up ins rear, having killed 70 men, principally American stragglers. Gen. Ithea had sal lied lioiu l'uebla at the head of a considerable force, awaiting the approach of Gen. Lane, whose Hank ana rcarwere constantly harrassed by the Mexicans. The New Orleans Pickayune publishes two impor tant Circulars Irom I'ena y i'ena, being expositions of the views ol the new Administration. The Texan Hangers, about whom apprehensions nave neii eiuenaineu, nail returned saieiy. i he le ver was still taking its victims at Vera Cruz. Lieut. Jenkins, ol the dragoons, had died There was no improvement in the health of .Matamoras. Capt. Churchill had died there ol the fever. There was a report there that an army mad had been capturednd thut a .Mexican force was in Micr. .HussiichiiM'tts election. We have as vet, but in part, Ihe returns nf I the .Massachusetts election. It is evident that the State is largely Whig, though there is doubt concerning tho election of (inventor by the people. Boston is Whig by 1100 majority. No Lo

co Foco had, as far as heard from, been elected to the Senate.'T. We stop our press to ineert tl.o following from llioBo'ton Advertiser of Wednes day. Three limes three for tho Old Bay State 1 She is Olmis. 1j Col. Geo. W. Bradeukv, editor of tho Cincinnati Sunday Sacs, formerly of this Slato, died in that city on the 1st lnt. Prom the Norwich Courier, Nov. 2. Dentil or the Hon. Jo.bc V. Huntington. The painful duty is devolved upon us of announcing the suddtn decease of one of the most distinguished citizens uf Norwich and ol Connecticut, in the person of the lion. Jebez W. IIuutuitun. Tins sad event oecurrtd at twelve o'clock last night, alter an illness ol only n lew days. Tlie disease which terminated his life was inflam mation of tlie bowels, as we learn from his physicians ; and although he had been somewhat indisposed for u number oi d.iys previous, yet it was not until Friday last that he was o unwell as to be confined tn his room, or require medical advice. From that time, however, his disease assumed a inure alarming type, anil he continued to sink rapidly untd the closing scene. Uo to the moment of his death, his intellect remain ed as clear and unclouded as in tlie days ot his perfect health, and he unk into the sleep ot death with all mat the war is proseeuteu lor no purpose ol ocnm.-it on ti, i r -yx i-.. .. t..i v-i,: . Here, then Mr. Editor, is the point of view 1 ' ' dominion, tor no purpose not connected directly huh will be hiMi'ly satisfactory to very inany even ol from which to look at the rcZ impolhn of the . 'ZTf. ftl .V 1 Trl,.ZZgeLT,Z wl,u.'.1"1 ,lut .'1Ibl"? 10 ; !3 complete . . -., . , , . , ,. , . , " J: -,,-..-. t , suceeas, governor mriqgs is re-eicctcu uy tne people, project of throwing obstacles in the way of tho , it wo s.iy that on the propriety ol a war, or on the nn,j whig legislature is fully secured. More than navi,rnlinn nf l.nho PI.-, mln!il,o r,l. r ' neccF-ity of a war, begun or to be begun, Congress this the war crv which was started, as an interruption .B ,,..,. , ma no voice, no constitutional power, we obliterate i ,i, .i,.i,i.i.n ,.r ult..,.i,m,ri. ....... aUm.t their view which presents our Lake as the great Res ervoir and Depot, not of a lino of Railroads, but of Ihe limitless products and trade of the mislitv West. It is tho burden of the complaint against those who oppose this scheme of bridging these waters that they are wholly influenced by selfish and narrow motives. Let those who ate soswift to make this complaint contrast the selfishness that would open to our Lake the commerce of tho vast region of inexhaustibly productive coun try that surrounds (l great Western lakes, and that which seeks to send this immense trade up on a continuous 'iron road, ami with lightning speed, through and beyond our borders, for the the constitution." Here is a direct proposition on the part ot this pre tended patriot to lefuse supplies to tne brave soldiers and sailors whu are upholding the lligol their country in the war with .Mexico. And, as usual, the traitorous and infamous proposition is lo besheiteied behinJ the bulwarks oi the constitution, of which sacred instru ment Mr. Webster, with an ufieclatioii ot once ridicu- Ii, us noil il!Tii.tmir. tirnfSves trt he tlir, irri-nt f.vniiio.l. er and dcienifer. As soon would the patuotic people I of this republic confide the honor ol their glorious I country to tne Keeping ot air. vv iney wouui i:., tlie exnosition and difenec of the trreat charter of. their liberties. d.iv, accepting the nomination of the Democratic We were about to remark upon tho inconsistency! ', ; M ,,..,el,,,-etts for lb" nffice of Uov of the positions assumed by .Mr. W.b'ter m his I'hila- rjrl 111 -""'"iiisell!,, lor tl. oltice ot uov delphia and SpriiigiielJ speeches, but mere inronMs-1 ernor. He comes out a Loco I oco lo the back lency nines us ouniuutivc tiead in presence ot tne in famous proposition to stun the supplies, and thus stance our aimyout of Mexico, after the many elo i ..t....:i.l . : .. .i.:-i. :. t I the calmness and composure which liecoine the strong- minded man and true Chri-tian. To a young tnend who, after having leen Willi him for a number ol hours, took leave of Iiiiu at 8 o'clock last evening, he said : "Good bye, Hurry ! It is very doubtlul whether I live to s-e you ngaiu : but il we do not meet here, I hop- vvv shall meet in heaven." 'l'ms sudden bereavement, while it falls with stun ning and clashing weight upon the cirele of Julgr Huntington's launly anJ near kindred, may vv u be regnided as a heavy calamity to the State and to the country at large. A statesman ot more unbending integrity or more unwavering fidelity to what he deemed the best and highest interests of tlie L'nion, never occupied a teat in the Senate of the United States ; and the records of that body during the last eight yeaisbear ample testimony, to the untiring in dustry, energy and distinguished ability with winch he discharged the rtspuiisiLle assigned lum by his native State. While we werewn'ting, the bells in the various Churches ol th.stity are tolling in token ol respect lor the lainentid dead, ll does not belong to us, to write the eulogy or epitaph ol our distuiiimslied tricnd;bul the following coudt used facts will nut be uninteresting to tlie public Jubcj Wild. mis Huntington, mof Gen. Zacharich Huntington, vv. i-born at Norwich, Nov S, 17;), c .i seqiienUv was M years of age, vv.iimug m da- s ai the tune cf In.- dec'i.sed. educated at Vale Loiiege, where he was graduated in sud, he p'ir-'jed Ins pro lessioual studies at the Law .School m I .itctd'teld . Irom 1V. 1MW, until the Utter nait ol .Maich, 1310, at which time lie was admitted to the Inrin f .ir.-lih, 1,1 coumy, and iimneduitely then ulti r entered upon the fivorofthe war, nnd in favor of the principle, m the 'Krai "mVo C n- own concerns, has been elP-ctually silenced. The id. tliata wi-eond firm adininisiration of the .State was to be deserted, that vve might liamp alter a senseless drum and life, has been emphatically disowned and rebuked. Gov Brings has received some 11,00!) votes more than Brigadier General Cuslung, and is elected by a i majority of about i.OoO. 33" A letter from Ocnenil Cusitixo was pul ed in an extra of the Hostou Po-t, last Sun- bone, an anti-tariff man, nn anti-bank man, in The IJridge Question, From the Daily Journal. Mn. Waltox In your Daily Journal of tho Jd, 3d, and 1th Inst., you present to tlic notice of the members of the Legislature, before whom is now pending an application for authority to con struct a Bridgo across tho navigable waters of Lake Champlain, the principal consideratlonsin view of which the applicants for that authority doubtless expect and desire that it may be gran ted or withheld. Tho project is one which vve admit to be of 'great magnitude," and, with your permission, I propose to examine, briefly, tho grounds upon which its friends rest their advocacy of it. Thcso grounds aro stated in your paper of tho 3d inst. as follows : rirst, that a bridge Is Indispensable to a constant and unbroken communication bv railroad, lietween New Lngland and Lake Ontario ; and second because , tant as it is, and prodigiously as it has been in to deny it. Thoso who have placed this project in such a position of dependence have no right. certainly, to complain that its success has been jeopardized by their own voluntary acts. That if constructed, it would do ns much business transport as many passengers, and as largo an amount of freight, on its whole line, whether it had a direct and continuous connection with the Vermont roads or not, I presume you will not deny. If, therefore, its projectors and friends have chosen to hazard its success upon the granting of a privilege that is not essential to its prosperity, tho rcproacit must fall where it be longs. The legislature of Vermont cannot be called on to share the unpleasant responsibility. In this view of the existing condition of tho several railroad enterprises in Vermont, it is idle to attempt to argue such disastrous results as aro pointed out in tlie Journal as being inevita ble upon " the refusal of tho bridgo." I believe I have thus, fairly and justly, replied to the only arguments that the applicants for tho bridge make use of to sustain their application. I agree with tlie editor of the Journal, that the policy of obstructing the navigation of our Lake is to bo determined by reference to the highest State I.ntep.ests of Vermont. But this wholo discussion in tlie Journal, has been conducted without the slightest allusion to Ihe considerations which furnish, after all, the crowning and conclusive objection to tho bridge. The commcrco of our Lake, large and imor. UO nous and splended victories wiuei, ,t ins acim-ve.! ; ,,. , ,- , xi, n.,L-! neeiieut m the h-ssuui ot ls-2s lo Al ' is-"7 v,. exclusive advantage of the city ofBos.on and of , vv,S a few railroads that thus aim to enrich them. selves at the expense of tho true welfare of the I sailors ! " People and tho State. Others can form their own judgments in the premises, but I main tain that those who oppose the bridging nf Like Champlain will very soon bo universally admit ted to bo the true friends of tho best interests of VL'RMONT. Reluse supplies to the brave soldiers and upon this constant und unbroken railway connection, depend the success ci me roaus coinieitcu tne tneap, regular and constant supply ol breadstulls to our own and neighboring states lice access constantly by Ver mont to llic vv esieru markets iiiiu me great question, whether Vermont loads shall be the carriers ol the ini-iiH-nse commerce between the West and the Atlantic at Boston- The first of these propositions is, ns you re mark, " belf-cvident," Nothing can bo more obvious than tliata lineof railway cannot be ''con stant and unbroken" if it is not continuous. Whether tho " chain is broken" by a Ferry or by tho ice, therefore, is quite immaterial fur the maintenance of Mis proposition. The question whether important interests require that this chain should not bo constant and unbroken, to the extent of blidging the lake, however, is es sentially a different one. And it is on this ques tion that you proceed to maintain tho negative. Your first position h that abridgo would be less incomenient to Ihe natigation if the ImKethan a r-.rry woul I beta the transmission of freight rtMrt jwwnflria uy rnwiM'l acrtHS ll. And V'OU ' Stop the supplies and thus starve our army!" The obtuse minded demagogue who penned those comments Knows that .Mr. W. never intimated any such thing as starving tho army, in anything ho ever wrote. Thero U a slight dillerenco between the necessities of tlie soldiers and sailors of our country, and the in satiable cravings of tho present Uxecutive for moans to carry on his schemes of conquest. questions oi tne naiiK aim i.irm as uc- Congress. In April, 1b31. he via. a"-:,ui elected for I lug linvv "comparatively obsolete, and savs ine-ju iongrrss ;anu in .lpm,, wa3 elected lor that " subjects of broader scope occupy and ab sorb the attention ol tlie people of the Union.' Mr. Webster nn'il " The Union." "The Union" of the 3d inst. contains a la bored article on " Mr. Wcbsier's Mexican Speech." This speech of Mr. W.'s was deliv ered, as our readers will remember, at the late Massachusetts Whig Convention at Springfield. .Mr. Webster in.ikos certain specific charges against the Administration in tiiis speech. The article in ''The Union" is arjutteinpt to answer! the speech ; and how well it succeeds, we hopo . to show. Mr. Webster briefly exnlains the distinction l,t,..on :,iii .i,1a -,,! i,ii;,M ,.-r o the blow, the point reached the spine. So sud .Suicide. A journeyman Tailor, named Edward Mc Grath, in tlie employ of Mr. Orr of this place, committed suicide, on Monday last, about 1 o'clock P. M., by stabbing himself with a large pair nf tailors' shears. IIo had ju-t returned from dinner and was' in the back sliop.willi three other workmen, when he committed tlie horrid deed, Tho blade of tlie shears entered at tho pit of tho stomach, and such was the force nf made by the law of nations. pretext are not justifiable. Wars waged on Concerning tlie den and unexpected was the action, that the ' deed could not be prevented. McCralh had, for '.'"""'" . i ' ii""Ti " . ... ,7,:,, ,!, ,l, ana ;r' oilier. The granf for the bridge has been asked fori illustrate this point willi very considerable mi- the convenience of riiv rai loads in !ransportm? pas. display of deta s j and because a Kncers and freight, ond nhasbeen lesisied upon the I '"'"- ,, . '""""men ground that inconvenience or injury would lollow t., pesscl can, under lavorable circumstances, pass those engaged in the Baine ieimcss upon mr i,m-. j uravv-briib'o with less Your Coiiimittre Have nail no uiHicmiy in arriving ui the principles upon which this utas'iou ought lobe decided ! these principles arc, that tlx navigators of the Lake and the railroad companies munieli I re. carded os the servaulsof tlie public : and thot the Stole, as the guardian ol the public wellare, is unques tionably bound lo regard ihe right? ol both interests, and not to legislate so asm lavorfitlier to the exclu sion ot tlie oilier. Upon these principles, it is obvious ., ii I...! iil.'wi it f.ha 1 be made to Ulul'llie1 ul K'll w s, - - e appear thai injury would lollow to the navigotioii of .' -..n'.' . 1..-, ,.. I.n iiii (lie nikiilltnppfl tne iake, siiiiicieiH u, iiiff, w m-,-- - -- tone secured to ihe railroads by the bridges contem plated in lli bill. T this point, therefore, the ntten tioii ot your committee lias been anxiously directed. As tlie result of our examination, wcliud that the navigation will I subjected to mine income nieuce aiid3Uiy in passing through the draws ol Ihe bridges: but not of that character uud importance which would iida.'C your coinuiitur to refii" the giant Bsktdfor it dravv-bridgo with less incomcnience than a (rain of cars can cross a Ferry, you gravely as sert that it furnishes a cogent reason for building the bridge i If this species of compendious and easy reasoning has any validity in settling such a question as the ono under discussion, it is a lit. tie remarkable that draw-bridges nre eicr refit, sed, on the application of Railroad Companies It is quile likely to bo true, wo admit, thSt in nine cubes in ten, it would bo less " income nient" for a ship to pass a dravv-bridgo .than for a Railroad train , to pass ar ferry ; but this does not constitute,' by any manner of means, the true i'sue between tlic friends snd opponents of the creased since tlie date of tho somewhat musty statistics of 1815 that aro spread out in the Journal of tlie 4lh inst. is, comparatively, in its feeblest infancy. It is speedily destined to an augmentation, both In amount and importance, that could result from tho construction, under the most lavorable circumstances asked for, of the Ogdensburgli Railroad. Tho imme diale and energetic prosecution of tho great work (great in its results, though demanding an outlay of expense but one-fifth as great as that required to build the Ogdensburgli road) of constructing tlie Smr Canal from the St. Lawrence to tho navigable waters of our Lake, at St. Johns, is rendered absolutely certain. Tho comnletion uf this noh'o etiternrize will at nnco i- i - open an uninterrupted Ship Navioatiox from l.iko Chamiilain to Lake Michigan, and nour into our Stulo a trado absolutely incalculable in I amount und in commercial value, to our pros perity. Vermont has an interest in this project, ' in comparison wilh which, questions of draw bridges and railroads to connect her with the great West, aro of less couseqiienco than the breath that is wasted in advocating them. Her duty to herself is ended when she perfects the . ...., ....... i..t... i... ... -;..i . , .1 i i ,. .. . , soiiiu uiiii.- i'ili iiiu., oluii i.ioiiiiu uiuii'i pallia, present war, he says, I believe it to bo a war (1(lr,in(lelne,nti OCM;i()IK, Iiy lon Trequcnt use of of pretext; a war in which llio true motive is ir,lor; jii, u, rnr Fometitiie been possessed of not distinctly avowed, but in which pretences, af-1 tlie notion that his life was In danger, lie lived terthouahts, ecations, and other methnls are em-, ,,ut il -'w minutes after the blow was given, ployed to put a ease before the community which is uf " . vm!"'f" " "''J 1 , 1 "a m ,s ' J , ' ,. . , In own, and pointed to the instrument with .. un, ,.,. ,.t I.,.,, ...ui; (,it- r wlncli lie did it. texts, all unfounded, upon which this war has been justified, in various modes and on various occasions. Tlie first pretext of the Administra tion is that tho war was commenced by Mexico, by invading our territory and shedding tlie blood ol American citizens. 1 no American army was ordered by tlie President to move beyond the boundaries of Texas, to the left bank of tho Rio1 lirande, wliero blood was sued. "In it was JVew York election. Tho Whig triumph in the F.mpirc State' is unprecedented. IncnfocoMn Is prostrated in all quarters. All tho Whig candidates on tlie Stato ticket, headed by MiLLAitn Fillmoiie, are elected by such immense majorities that it'is These "subjects of broader scopo consist in our having " bccn"compel!pd to draw the sword in vindication of our invaded soil, of our viola ted rights, and of our insulted honor." In our opinion, the Tariff and Eank questions are not particularly "obsolete," as the verdict of New Vork shows j nor docs the General's enumera tion of these 'subjects" include the broader one, which is the manifest determination of the Administration to dismember Mexico, and to ex tend the "Area of Freedom," by creating new Slave States out of tho territory wrested from her. The freemen of tho old H ly Slate arc no!, wc confidently predict, ready yet to yield the depth of their feelings on this subject to the breadth of the Oeneral's views. Wo uro sorry to see tliat the General is ready to slako Ids honor on the result of tho election, but wo are consoled by the thought that his nuKor is now a llimsy affair, at best, and tho sooner he is rid of tho last remaining tissue, the lietter it will be for his prospects of advancement in the ranks of Locofocoism. The committee of tho Demo cratic Slate Convention, which informed him of his nomination, are probably, about these days, inditing nn epistle to him, which may bo sum , the third nine, to a s,-:it in the V3J Con 'ress. Ilavini? i lec-ived m May, 1;3I, the appointment ol associate juuge oi tne j-up-uor Court and ot the tiopre-ino Court of Lrrors, he resigned his seat m Congress at the elt's.- ot tlie I-t st-ion ol the i3d Congress. Ii Oct. IS3I, he removed tmui Litchfield to Norwich, where he continued lo reside tin fin death. r In May, Is III. he was appointed a tVn.ator in the Congress of the I'mted States, lor the unexpired term ot six years Ir mi the Ith ol March, WJ, to ml the va cancy occasioned hv lire death ot Hon. Thaddeus lletls. Accepting this appointm-nt, he immediately resigned Ins judicial ollice ; and in 1SI5 he was re elected to the I'mted Stales i-inaie for another term Thus it will be seen that the last twenty yearsof Inside have been spent almost wholly in the public service. And at no period of his life has he been every way so well qualified, whether by long expe ncnceiil legislation, or by hi thorough and intimate acquaintance with the wants, the interests and ihe general condition of the country un I the operations of the Government, to make his inllueiice tell in the Malioual Councils, as at the moment of his death. at tlie moment of his death. Jj The Daily Journal may perhaps be a daily, but our files would show it to be a tri-wcekly, published " semi-occa-ionally." What is tho matter friend Walton ? Do your deeds belio your profession, or has tho oracle of the rate ordered that vve should behold jour welcome sheet only ' once in n while," or as regularly as the '. Y. Mail has of late been received at Hartford ? A Goon Appointment- AzariahC Flagg, at pres. cm Comptroller ol this stmt,., but who has not len nominated hy the political party o! which he is a mem ber lor re-election, hns. r,..,..A nn.l i ,1... ... mod up in (our expressive K'sIuileb Kushing ponitinent ot Treusuierof the Hud-on Kiver Railroad Kant home it, V , "i '""lougu practical man, aim tus know i- Prom the Cincinnati Chronicle, 1. hardly vvoitti the while to figure llicni up. We ., , , , , , , ,. , I givo below the particulars of this glorious victory, .o.l claimed by the United h ates but which ; B w,. v,etim.le,a t Congress had never t was also h lian j( u a fndica01 r fuc infi. claimed by Mexico, was in the actual pos,cs,iou j . of rit,.l:l)0M jUfcTICU and PEACE. f Vlrtvii-n noil hiiil nlwnvs linen it, lini- ii,.nG. 1 sion. Tho second pretext is, that Mexico had re fused to receive our .Minister, If one nation declines lo have intercourse with another, Is it a just cause nf war! or is it a pretext I Tho third pretext Is, that Mexico refused to pay her debts. "I believe that is true, hut that Was not put as the cause cd war in the message of the President on the Ulli ol .May, 18 IR : it il not in die act of Congress of the ISthol .May. Il Is not. llierelore, the cauc put upon record for the act ol the Government, It is an afterthought." " To tay, then lore, licit the war was founded upon the refusal of .Mexico In pay her debts i pretext, nnd nothing but a pretext." The precise object ef this war was lo establish a Government in .Mexico, by the restoration of Santa Anna, which should yield the question of Texan independence, and ;ive u, m, inuic nuuuiruii nun m eouut. How' n...l..,l I.,.l.ili, I...I I... i . P . railway connection .between tho shores of her K-nuenleventssliow. This, theii. is the r-il !!l,'.i Lako and the Atlantic markets; and' before two .and origin of ihe war, and all the rest, us a appears lu ., ,'. , , , , ... inc. is mere pretext." jviuB siraii imvo ctapscu ner cuizcus win tee, , cause to' regard Ihe scheme of obstructing, In I ,b"f ' are ,ho ,rret nmI 'vc'.rc cW that tho slightest degree, her navigable walers, as Mr. ebstcr makes against Ihe Administralion. suicidal. Her avenue of trade with tho West- NW.f"r "':l","cr '" tt,,lcl' ' " "" ern States is not the Ogdensburgli. nor any other ,fr w,"ch " J U' U,,io"" mccU lU charg railroad. It Is that which will enable vessels of, cs' . Tll first Paragraph is an attack on Mr. 400 tons burthen to reach her wharves, without breaking bulk, from the city of Chicago'. To ' lit, the last report. Un. Jot s. W.'s priiute moral character. He Is represented as " indulging in the odious habits of prevarica tion, misrepresentation, calumny of others, and nvivant iiitai'y hi tlie csumv of hU rnuutrr The victory is stupendous and overwhelming, beyond till former precedent. Never befoie was there such a sweep. The Whigs havo carried counties which they could never ailed before. The tno-t obdurate in their udlierenco to loco Focoism have elected Whig, und a majorUy of FIFTV THOUSAND in tho Stato seems tho lowest point at which it will do to estimate it. Such is tlie verdict of tho Empire Slato on tho question of the extension of Slave territory ! lu tho city of New York, 11 Whigs and livo licofocos have been chosen to Ihe Assembly, and four Whigs to tho Senate. Tho majority of Fillmore, for Controller, is 0,100; and of Fish, for Lieut. Governor, 3,000, Tho Tribune gives tho following account of tho general result in the Slain: We can't hear of more than half a dozen Democrats electeJ to the Legislature in all uut of this city, but we suppose there must be a few chosen somewhere, just fursymuutry. when Itueklaud, i'utnim, Rich mond, Herkimer oud Mufiblk elect Whigs, whole ore the Democrat I" come Irom I vv,- rsiiinate ihe inaiorilv on ihe Whin Slate ticket at 30,000 to JAljIiOi). We can't nlford to put I'llluitue's iielow M.OOO, Our lowest liiiiu will probably have ttl.OOO, uud cannot lull so low as 10,000. Hamilton Fish is chosen by some jo,ihhi to preside over a ben ulc composed ol at leusi Ml Whigs lu 8 Democrats, And this rJenute Is elected for firo full yeait, the whole ol it. so that the Senate uuvv choieu will parti cipate ill the ekeiioii of a Senator in CongrcM to take Air. Dix's place IfMUtha lib "I March, lr.. It will In May, 1S1C, the President received a general pow er to call out vv lien and vv here lie pleased, no less lhnn50jtXW volunteers. 2. Volunteers have always stood ready at his ser vice. U. He has called volunteers out at five different pe riods alwavs by piejejiieal and caused, directly or niuirre uy, uie iiotriiimeiii pajier xo overrate tne num ber in Ihe field at least one-third. 4, Congiess placed at his disposal ten new regi ments in addition. Thus the President has had placed at his command tfie following forces, viz: Regular army, 10,000 men. Volunteers, 50.1HHI do New regular regiments, do t An army of TrtHM men. I'liis is, in these times and in this ci-untry, an im mense force, and it was accompanied by on immense appropriation of money These weie ihe means .Now, what was Ins condition. The President and ins uiuiuei nuiKe war : coucrm placeil at their coin edne ol ud mailers ol liuonce, and habits ol assiduous aitciiIKi! tu biwness, cannot tail to make lum o valua ble acquisition to the iTiupany A". Y Coin Adv. 0DcxBi-r.o vn. We learn that the direct ors ol t he Ddeiisburs! Railroad, at their meetins en the .alii ui-l. at Plait-burg, have placed the whole road under contract Irom l)'denbur2 to Plattsbure, n"' .lu I'on-e's i'oint. Messrs Carroll, Chamberlain A; Co. ot Hurlmgton are contractors lor CO miles of it, and .Messrs 6 f. Helknap ,V Co. lor the remainder. I illy miles of it is to be lini-hed next jear, and the. entue road is to be ready for use the summer after. hobton Journal. 17 James Hrooxs, Esq., the accomplished editor of the New York Express, is one of tho members elected to the legislature, from New York city. The lhtmr-sr Piaiir vet. Major W W Morris idt he Ith "itdlf ry. has received a letter Irom his broth er, Capt. l.overnetir .Morris. Ith US Inlantrv, dated Jaloppaept 15th. in which he stales thai the coin- iiiiiiii io wimn tie'.ini'ol betwien maud rrfv thousand men nn l a' 5lZ' : I : : 5.' w " ' VoHurs-a cieater armyaud greater mean, than ,K- paTios, in , Tcom' eV w', '," hVn, 1 1, , k lie TZl will, which Alexander conquered half the r,. i wounded, one huml.ed and Jul "a, on" fi'h if t lie 1 he. Vi tsutcnt i Commander in Chief of the ar my, w liole force engaRed V ,, luj i, inn. i,r runs it out by ruecemeal It is tlivided into il,irr...i , (ions; il is called out ot four dilleient times; and now the main body of the nnny is strunglm., alter heavy losses, in the heart ol a Inutile country." Tus Di-.atiis at Nrw Orleans From tho record of deaths furnished hv tho Vvv Orleans National, containing tlie names of all w ho died during tho epidemic of tho present, vve copy the names of those who were natives of this State: (I. W. Foster, James dure, U. S A., Henry Merrill, William J. l!ichard, John 'J'. Smith. A lUnEiir.u Wipnw. Mrs. lloinnan.of Ilahiinore. lost her husband while lie was serving his country n! Texas less than two v ears ago, in the capacity uf 1 1 Colonel to the nil Inlantrv. In the winier of she lost a son, Lieut. A. T Hollman, of the 2d lulan-' try. who died ol a disease conn acted while servim; m Florida. .At the battle ol Churubuscu her vouncest and favorite child was killed, while nciving in ihe U si. Artillery, fit the capacity ol Lieutenant. In the Mine engagement she had oiioiher sou wounded, Cap. lain liolhnan of the I'uh Infaniry, who U represented as iKwssiii!! Nipvrinr aituinnienis as nn ollicer ond a ililleiiiau 'I he Hiiilpe (Jui stion The ilridgo question was indefinitely postpon ed by the Senate,!" a majority of one.on tlie 9th. Tho House adjourned, tame day, while dis cussing a motion to dismiss ihe llift authorizing the bridge. We have no later dates, hut llio probability is that tho House will dismiss tho bill by a small majority, The planet Mars, which now shines with such un' wonted brilliancy in the East, is ot piesent nearer to Iheeaitli than it will W- for a number ol vrars ljst Niturday its distance was millions of miles On the '.'Ji)i ol s.cptc,,, her, IS 1st. when most remote, its-di-tance will noi tallshoitot U l'J millions of uulei. lrtus. hep. The editor of tlie New York Joamal or Commerce object to the cxh.bHionol Powers' charnnne s ue of the l.ietk Mavr, because the marble is naked. W would suggist that the name, twodavs In the week, be luted out in lull drc- h, that the ed to of the J-' :lh I lo.. ,o liidc'uV urnc auMeLf;"::