Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, July 21, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated July 21, 1848 Page 2
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c BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 81, 1818 JFvcc 3vcs0, jiimi.mrnftt, vt. it i.. . .. uroN us,TMEitKiiNoSTAU AuovBTiiF. tioiuzo.v TO GIVE US A t.l.KAM OK I.1I1IIT, KXOtll' I'INU .UK I .l 1Mb UAIiaAA I 1 KITl'lll.tll Alllll 1 1 I A 1 - tNTr.Lt.tar.N-T, patriotic Winn party ok tiii: usiitu Statls." Danitl Webster. Whiff AoiiiinalioiiM. Tor President, 2AOHARY TAYLOR, l'nr Vice President MILLARD FILLMORE, Tlio l.ucnfocn Conionlloii tttitl the Nominee1". Wc ti iit!-rtnl;c to say that u more gm.'s mill burc-fuced uttcinpl todeeeive and cajole, by means of parly discipline, was ncer Ml , I mtide by o. Convention and ncqtiicseci by candidates1, ut the plainest expense i boih ' ofprinciple and consistency, than that who'o grand result was the nomination of Paul Dillingham .lr., and Chns. Ix. Field, as tlie " democratic" C.iss-and-llutlir candidates for Governor and Lieut, Governor of Vrr inont. The follow ing enti ics appear in the Ollicial rceoid of the tirnrriilinu4 of tl, coin oi Hie prniei'inngs oi nn. lie State Convention," as spread v . , Democratic St. out in the Sentinel, 1st. " The Comention was mldic-sul by Mr. Dillingham, of Wntcibury, who re speelfully declined rccciv ing nnothcr noin- inalion for the office of Governor." 'Jil. " It wns then moved that the Hon. Paul Dillingham Jr., he nominated for Gov. ernor by acclamation ; and he was so nom inated." The record does not state, as the lael is. that Mr. Dillingham's pretended reason for nuttin- aside ll.n urnini'' ill. oml, nn nn. i gaging affectation of humili.v.wus that l0 ; ,, , , , ,, . ; , , , w as in icnt oppvirti id i.tr principles antiojun ions in relation lolhccitrnsioii ofSavcry over 1'rtc Territory, put forth by Lewis Cass, the . . ' . . , opinions on the same subject, put forth in the recent letter of Martin Van Jliirrn .' And ,. , , ; , ,. ., . vet I 0 accepts the democratic noinma- ' u Hon lor Inn ernor V'nill" V fcv davs li"o the " denincr i r,r- . ' e , . r, cy of Windham County, at their Countv .. , . - ,,, Cinveiitlon, and on motion rf Chas. h. h'lfhl Ft ;,,',;,,.,,,,;, i .;., , : . 7 ' ' "ltvl ""'"-! word l!r..ir.CTi:t), a rcso'iition in favor of the , - , looninntien of Cass, on the ground of Ins op. .,.;.. in il, It;,,, 7" ,i i ' position to the II ilmot 1 ron.w -the. said , Chas . K. 1'ield avowing himself opposed to , , V I nominalion ! And yet wc suppose he iiiai nominaiion ! Aim yet wc suppose nccepts tho "democratic" nomination fur Lieut. Governor ! Again : Tin' second resolution reported lo. the Committee, and " adopted u.nam.m orsi.v," as the oflicial account informs u, is the following : " tei'ilral, Tlint we hic the iitmtitl catifolencrUi K' lien In TSXllZiy" I l. ...'. 1 ,i be S'lf. nli.l the g'lVerliniIlt llihtllllisl. red inmil III j'rinriplrH uf the ft'ilhrn uf Ihr itp'unnutie p ntij ; and ict pledge ourselves to we all Itouoi able rjri t& to ferine their elct'tmn." This resolution, having h -on " niloptcd unanimously,"' of cutirso rtccived tlie ay sent of Messrs. Dillingham .J- Field both iifxvlioiii had previously announced them selves opposed to iho iioniin itions ! Xow-j then, ono of" the principlrs of the platform of tho democratic pi.rty," us luid down by Iho Convention, is clothed in tlie folloxvinir terms. o ask our lenders to rub their oven and irnd il sure: ricsohed. Til T IN Tlir. OPINION () THIS CONVENTION, t'u.NtiUIISS IIAVH tiii: consiti i tionai, powim: to rito iniiiT tiii: iNTitiint i'tiov or si, wiiiiv into Tin-: ti:i:iutoi.u:.s or tiii: i'niti:i STATKS. IN WIIK'lt SI,AVi:i!Y DORS NOT NOvV CXIS P. so Ion as sai I Territories iciirim under llie juris,hctioii of Concrcss ; nnd tint t is the iniiieialive duly ol Couurcss to exercise that power immediately." Hut I.euis C ass, (whoso election tho same Conveuli.il llitit passed this resolution " pledged theiiiselers to use nil IIONOllA- I!LK ell'orlsto secure,") in his lelterto '-A. O. P. Xicliolsuii. I'sq., Xashxilk', Teiiu.," tinted Dec. til, H 17, (but n lilllo iiioro than six months ago,) in discussing the question of tlio legu pionioiiiDii, nv ivougiess, oi .I II ... .. 1... f. e. '' the introduetioii of .Slavery into the Tor- . , ' ritories ol the I lilted States, most exidic ! illy says ; "Ilrienv.ili-n. I AM Ori'OSI'.I) TOTIIR I'.X "RKUISROl ANV JI'llISDICTION HV CON "OIUISS OVRK THIS MATTI'.K ; and 1 11111 in " favor of leaving to the people ol nn) territory which "maybe lietealter acquired, ihe rulit lo reyulate it " themselves, n inter the Renernl princip'is of the 1'on- "stiiuiion. iircAi.'si;, 1 ih) not si:i; in tiii: "rONRTlTUTlON ANY GRANT OK Till: " RUytJlSITi: 1'OllT.lt TO CONGKRSS ; and I " am not diri'oied to extend .1 tluultfitl precedent be. "yaiulitt vecenity the establishment ol territorial " governments when needed -tearing tu the inlmli. ' fiin all Rlunrs roinpiitille icith the relatiom they " bear to the confederation." In tho. same, letter, Sir. Cass argues IN FAVOR of tho extension of Slavery into " tho I'Vcc Territories of the United States', ns follows : " The niie.tion lhat tirosents itself is not a question " r,l llie increase butof lie DIITt'SlON Ol'sl.AVi;. ,. .1 V" the some number xcitl be tairrud sr..- f inter r tniturii, nod rnrn coinnressioii wilh less ..'.iiudance ol the II';- cessariesol life is all evil. IT l( ll.J. Ill , M i l -"liATKD UY TKANSrOKTING SLA YRS TO " A N'RWCOl'NTItY. AND GIVING TflK.M A " l.ARGKR Sl'ACRTOOLt- l'I'V" An nttcntivc consideration of tho forego ing cxtrncts for 11 tiny or two, and a little mini reflection upon them, will enable our renders to get nn np roximnto idm of tho stupendous outrage upon common sousn i.n.1 nnimnon consistrncy, pcrpetrateil last Ttiesdnv bv tho " democrntio" State (.'on vention : uiul will, nlso, enable n man to form ti tolorably lively tho lion, Mr. Vilus'sze ,1 ll toloraliiy lively in.-.. . I Ion. Mr. Vilas's 7-enl for freedom, VV hen iilen ol tlio terror 01 he declared to the Coin -ntion (as the Sen .erenortsl that "hob mselfuiw oppose. Iinet lepons; 111..1. 11 wii all his heart (!) U tlio extension of Slaver V. AM) IIKLIKVKD TltKlli: roUl.li IU. ."o Slavery, A.M) jiklikvkd Titian: roin.n m: N0 ITV'III.'I! 'I'lll1' HOI). jitii KXTr.NsmM L'.M'I.U Mil. ,,Hy- 'J'KI.VIi Uh' CJIvN. r.SS"!!! II what Lieut. Gov. HAiinr.it pluinply minounccd lo this " democratic" Convention to be " telf stitltificcticit" enn proceed to nny profound- cr depth tlinn this, a feel nnnturnl curi osity to liavn the wny to it succinctly point OSI IV in l him; me w u in u suuuinuii v uuiiu- ( - ' cd out ! Just look nt this " democratic" ! position I Gt'Il. CilsS declares that Coll- gross have not tlio Constitutionnl power to Territories, and goes on to nrguo tlint such extension is desirable on the around of its supposed beneficial cllect upon existing " evils" in tlio condition of tlio slaves ; tho "Democratic Convention" formally mid . with the utmost gravity " resolve" that Con gress itAvr. that power ; tho President of . tlie Convention declares, w ith tears of lion- est sincerity in his eyes, that he is "opposed u-ith nil his !icarl''(wc hope that he has a lit- tie more ''heart" than that!) to the extension of slavery, bclicvestherccan be "nosuch rx,on'-1''"1 """ d.Klrtne nj (,en. Lass ! niul.thcreupnn, appropriately to consummate the i signally glorious transaction, the (.aid Cenvcn-1 tin., proceeds to express " ,he utmost confidence- , , in the said (ass, and to nominate a man Jor , Oovcrnnr ol Vermont who, holding himself up us an opponent lo the extension of Maiery, hap pens lo bo Ihe only man in Vermont who voted to admit Texas into this Union with a Const- '''"''" 'i";"' giilaturefrom taking I forcicr prohibiting her .'.' ing any step" for the abolition of Sbaery u-ithin her limits ! ! ! ' Our evcellent friend" 1). liirbsr ., e tint sort of proceeding " solf-tiillifica-lii n ;'' '.t certainly has an awkwaid appea rance ! I.elter fluni Hon. Thomas llns. We earnestly ask the attention of our readers to the following admirable and pitriotic letter from Iho Hon. Tiioiias llwivo, of Ohio, Gen. Il.ii:niso Sjcrelary of the Treasury. The vlevaieJ en uacier oi as a man, a Air. I,win, """an and a Whig, ne,ds no ccrtilicat in ermont. I.IITITIt I'ltO.M THOMAS UW1N0. I.M.-tsri.a, .tuneSO, 1SK Dr.An Sir. : 1 Ine vnur .-Ircini'd laor of ilic 23J, i IMt..n..il li..uah rt'rr.M t int 1 .1... minlili. It) jilhnil tl... wiili m.ii hctitt und Ininl lor Ceneiii! Tiiylor: ami I ,un?, I .lo m.t know l.in.ini,.ns minll the quenions "' l",'hcy which dmd;; us, I kmm- cnousli 1 1 ratNfy I'!:' 1 r" ",p 7"",r-v K ,!f be' " 1,1 '"y i " IU' hn.l ninny and n t in! cil In cmun hui !olil,uisolnr.,si,l.il1..n. - inl(iuMTuinemisei.iir. - iil, j t h.-y li.iw nil tuiKimu.-d fmin on.- uurer ihr exi-r- c "t: "' iinwnrrniitiible pow.T by tin; l'rciitU-nt , ''' iniii'triiini'il I'Aerci-e of iliu Veto, a.l, liy , "-'"i; l.t.-c.,i,u. ml iicnct-to control ih.-l.-hnon ol (. nan s-. 1 bae l.x)k.-.l upon tln-p i.s ihe souriTs , Imm which nil iur.l, tic.il iiiMuiiiiiH-slnvr limn. '''he pwpl. have not bwn allowed to siwcrn them- sc Urs ,v I i.'ir Irnlrsi IllntHl'S. It was lilt' eif.lt aa'ainsi wliidi the Whias most struaah'd durina nil siorinv penod in which I ri'prrseiitt'.l our noble s'mte m tlu-tVnnt.-. V iMt that under pn iene.' of ailina popular nalit" in the nuno ol Democracy, nil poWei wnsccnu-ruia m lhehnii,lofoiiei,ian-nm. itis w'HiiI-mhi ihepiiniuoiir.tpo.uicalenlol our Umoi Dunns nil tin period ol ftruale lur ami tia'inist ll: cueusouoi ih- vein power, mid naiiut tiicexcrei- nower. ami nirnnt Ifie exercise ol lixceiuixe inliuenee oxer the two bouses of Con- tlA il'- hui in i wiui u- in ii Million ami nnnicmiHcu mi us infeehna. As t ,,e octails-the imJsurcs ,ich the two Houses ol Conaiess passed, nml which tho l'leshleni ilefiioyeil with Ins veio and ihe measures w Inch he chose in bring abom by ihis mlluence ol his n.ntion.itr,, i,v-r tin, mi ,!,., b ..( ..,. . I o.. I1.. iunon ill 1 i i jir mil iini r ill' I iffil ur Inrm mi nmn mi t ,cm lt.it lie saw and on.lerM... le gieat points ol , ntini It on r-nrmcitt cs nt mir ... iti,i..t!...,i f..,.M... iutsol , (nrinp.l hU ni.ininn nt...n fl.f.m ..n.i i !: i :. Z t'SK IS' C'L Vifli ' ' . ...j v. ...... ..v sajs. , I lie power rivimi by the Lonsiitutioii to ihe l.y c utive to uiteipos.. Ins vclo is a IiirIi conservative power, bat in my opinion, should never be exercised except in cases nl'cliar violation ul tile Coii'liliiiinn, ..r tii ...t ...... nn. vinnt nt .lllK.I, em HOI I.V XjI . I - re,s. Indeed, I have ihonjht that for m.i.iy xeais ainuisi a 'l.irmn losses liom one side and pisi.th" known opinion and wi'hesil' ih- Rxermite , cheers Irom tlio other. laveexercised undue and injurious iiilliience upon ihe ,tr- H.,rber was not slow to avail hitnelfof Kir ;!;atm Val'i;! & temporary advantage giincl l,y Iho Itirn-u-er of uidcrcoi.ua Ricatch.inf from us true theory, burners, ua have solemnly resolved, said he, Tl.., nfr.nn! ooinious of the iujividtial who mav that (on'Tess has the novver nml n.iobi 1.. nxor. h ..p. ii to occ;i.y the llxecuiive chair, ou3hi not to control Ihe action ol Coiizre-s upon q fstions otilo- control the action ol Coitre-s upon q lotions ofdo- incite policy, nor ounht his otocctum to he inlerpeKii, w h-li questions of cou-tllutiimal power have been set tled by the vinous d. paitnii'iitsol jiovcrumcut.aud uc H iiej-ce.1 in by the p oj.le." Now this, tu my estimation, covers even tiling thnt we really and praeiically v.nntol a WhiixTresident We want a Tanll'lirii will protect Atiieriean in dustry but tlo we want it through theinthieiice of ihe l'resi.h unexercised over ineint-eis of ciihcr House ol Cuusii'so, by brile.l vote! We would spurn ihe boon it obtained by such corrupting inlluenee. We waul iheiiiiprovemeiit of our Rivers and II irbor b. t do we want il in coiiiirclion with a Presidential r..i v i. i,e ii tu c.i. h.ii o. ... u son oi ass'iciaiiou ah.ady. We want ihe irill ol llie people on these siihjecis expressed ibroth iln-ir representatives, and that isall we want ; an I in choosumu rriresentatne, lwouldiakecareniilchooseiiooneibatwasuoti.ie. ... . p: I tally to suppoit il.es,. jnipornnt nicnsures. Do want tiieanti-s.avcry principle .'Mi.ic. oyer all tne new y acipue,! erritone.s ot the L'.uie.l Mates I It inu-t 1 r lone l.v the Nmnte nm l ou-c ot !i nte- seiiiuiivcs. 'l'hose who cjinestly, nnd ill lailh und truth desire Ibis, inu-t be careful wlioiliey place in those bodies to represfiit them. Tho Vice President may indeed turn the scale, one way or the other, on ibis question, but llie PicM,ciit, whatever be his pri vate opinions, oui;lit to exercise un inllueme over iiber House on this, no moie tlinn on any other sub- 'l' -,Uui., miluene. and he ins. ,,, ,.1, ct. i.le,.-.-d him t: nnu i .pnerai i nvinr is oppose.i to tlie exercise "d' ' l'B wi'J exen iK- none, and mterpo.-e noveto to such bill. Mark his words in tlie clos.114 seuteiice nLove mioted. tle.l Irom ihe very cturuieiif einent of our env eminent, III ull the Norih-wcsitrn Terriioiy.nud in nil Ihe ter ritory, except Sli'souri, Norlh ol WitlO, it has ben ne ....,......1 i,. I... tl u....i . 'I.... 1... ....... 1 11 ,fri.u.i u. V.0.1-. .11, ...... it. e. ..is itc. u rr. oiiubt not lobe disiuibed. II" isriuht on tacb nnd nil Ibese subjects, lie bows ,0 ,he will ol ,l,e people, ns espresseil ihroiiah their repicsi-ntaiiycs j an, I cannot .,...,.- .'j ... t..j-.w . ...... .ni, joj.x. P"J.i loioenr to note ine cnniriist i.en ouss .lecinrcsea h nnd all tlieui uuconsiiiutioual, mid sinnds irmly with Ins , eto, i!, ,j;,., 10 ullix 11 ujvin tin y sulIi ini.inaiioii ol the pub ic will. only.canwehopeiusavcilKfe. impoitnnt piinciples. In inaciion thcie is no hope. In a ihinl candidnie llw.r.. ic ,,,. v:,l. r. I I I Ill .n..l ... O.n.n ... ....... 11 f 11 1 ..... co....i.e..i olOldoioHeV, Inm tnunqihaniir S'ilSnT W in view ofnll the consrquences.can withhold liom him his support f Thcie is much in Gen, Taylor's characlernud con- them isn ralljins word be bus ihcir devoted , iheir eiilhnsiasiic ndinirniioii: but I nm not .hsnissed to touch upon his high personal quiluies or brilliant n - i-lnivcnicnts. l'or ihcni.bis lanieis Ins reward 1.11. 1 In-ran have none mure noble or moie .iiduriii,;. I !ookloiheh,teresls.ihehopeolnurcouiilrynnly;nnd il i wuh a view to ilirin not as a reward to his valor Ibnt I mve him my benny support. Ilrnve as he is, nnd victorious ns he Ins heeii.il be loved wnriind ...1 .. e. ..... is 0 in 10 11." oco. .e. 1 1 s aiatoe 1.1 huinanity mid reear.lles ol riabt, h" weie the niivo- . ii-. ....A I . . 1.. .. .. ., wera luipaneiu 01 peace 11 iruuoveil l.y leelma ol with national honor He is (.prosed lo the sul.jii''. lion ol nations, as against Ihr principles nnd policy of our government ; nnd he thinks weouubt 1.1 he lor-l.j-aiing and nrigiianitnoiH to .x.leju-o, mr fallen lue. hai lover of pi ace can ohjeciin nny one ol his sen tuneiiial I low uronslydoes be contrast with Ida op peneiit, 111 his opinions,!,,, well as in hu achievement I hat he wroie hi line (.pinions nnd Irchiias u clear limn his nets II. sm. ,. i.un.. when on the l!i,,.l :, m ... . c 0, 'j 'f n ''- - ' , l.lecply censur,.! I.y ,,e A.lmu.Mr biiui.-.iiiiy.tind shows us ihathe wnsn lover ol k-nce, '"'J "ic baiilc raged, showed ihnt .1 was,, eiih-r doubt or uii.giving, bui huuiiniiy nloue, that caused biui tu nnd the hank-rnge.1, showed lhat n was , .eiilnV doubt wish nni-udm ihe strugcle. llul I buve trespassed b) . a Idler, and will lined. sni.sse.f i,Yo..,l ii, r-,..,.i.i.. I....... u J.ttcr. and will hue done. Rxcuse ,yhsence receive my best wi-lii lor d glonous da 1, n.l be- leiieiue.veiyiruly. yours, T. lfVlNi; I!. M. Coiwme,;s, .Cuicnunii, o. ' u.neoi "... ...is v".,'..si iriu.y 1 . meinour nn aim mov en to rernnskl t Lie lole ; lint they itareil .1rxiVu," and run n lilt nijaiii.t l.uulnud, 1 would not , n(lt trv it. Morn will vet b.i nu.riilo.,1 I...1 suppoii I llul on ti, .s subject las v i-vv are, in my ' ,"l ' ,,?, , , , 1 A 1 . ' .udimeni, sound nu I just. Jlelouks upon war as a , '' ''ono can t bo helped. ' lioOld llnnk in ai iuiion.nl -nl.n.iiiiiio l,, ..o!,in!,t.. .iV.i.nnniil.'e 1 cr nomocracy has cflectu il V till tided itself, us THE I,l)COrOCO STATU CONVENTION. Tlio Montpclicr Watchman gives tlie follow ing account of tlio scenes enacted by the Loco foco Stuto Convention which met In that village on Tuesday last. It is rich! especially in those . .......... i. t P;ir,s "here our ancient friend tlio Arum noug- Cr ' 'l(?llrcs 03 at oll ani 1,1U 8amo ,!lne t,lt! "I'" 'um " " " ' said Cass's election t Ininiitublo Mr. Dilling ham 1 " The ruling passion strung in death," ho signalizes his "last appearance on any stage,' previous to a worse defeat than ho ever before sustained, by an exhibition of ''ground and lofty tumbling," in the way of turning a political summerset, that will Inrevcr defy competition ? After giving, in the " first chapter," an account of the scenes in caucus, the Watchman pro ceeds : The second chapter was like unto the first, and o mi until the eb Tuesday morning the Convention opened Atni, and (evidently liy a Wffi R. Xih, lion, iivi il. Has mor t10 frm., biisiues, and de.d only witli tho cream of the matter. 'Ion. Paul Dillingham .Tr. took the floor, and Y"', . 'lccch f""'?. .r'n date lor Governor, it wuuhl interfere with Ins ba ,,, . bllt lWti,los that, be didn't n2rco Villi ihe Democracy on certain important points. In the mum nc account! wmi iho sentiments ol Maiitin Van IIliif.n. yinnlry of Hie old Hunkers deprecated this movement of l'.mlV, If he didn't exactly stick to all Ihe notions of the parly, they would slick to him, ts. II, Price lrj. of Windsor, spoke ably for an hour and a half. The Wilmot proviso was tlie gieat question uf Ihe day, absorbing all oili er?; mid If Gen. Ca-s und the Democratic party are faithless to the country in this emergency, he mut and would quit both. lion. Stephen S. lirown of St. Albans, was a Ihrnbarner too, and stood on the same yroiunl. lie wirncil the Democracy that if Ihe Rubicon is p-tksed now there would be no return. lie said that (ion. Cas could not get forty votes in Iho town of St. Albans. In the afternoon a long and bitter fight ensil ed about delegates from S'.vanlon. There were two sets, Barnburners and Old Hunkers. It had been whimpered by the Old Hunker leaders, and especially by the Patriot Junto, that ctery Ham burner was to ho on-t'-i! "we'll put our loot up on their necks," said they. 21 tit it was awk ward ousting men who had regular credentials. Swanton, however, had two sets of men and two et of credentials so hero was a fair chance for 01,1 Hanger vengeance. A committee wns raised and reported to admit the Hunkers alone thus rejecting tho lldrnbuiiiers. .Messrs. Whittemore, Chittenden, and Ruber defended , 1 , , ' ,, .. . 11,0 Harnbimier delegation ; they were tne true reprcentalucs of fewantoii a town where Ca-s men are scarce; while Hunkers, they Insisted, were a spurious set, appointed at a secret meet- j,,,, ll(in(. ; tho Cuiomdiouse. llul in vain ; . ' . . . , ' -Mes-rK. Howih-li, Judge. ,oyes, Judge Dhulgett and Judge Cobb said the f.tittom.houso delej;a- lion ...n-t rrtnid ... Df t,0 Coiuention. The d. , ... . ,, ton aru really in a pickle . Cass to rule them, they an to the custom-house. Slioi aud so said a ma only democracy of Swan- II tliey wont have are forced to succumb Shouldn't wonder if tliev iae a wold to s.iv about the business. The next intere.tlnrr.leinnn.lr..inn was fmm Mr. Harbor. He introduced a resolution, declar- fc)': ..... . ,;,,; ,. 1n :, :t v.-; f . i , " ' T"cr "n" '"' M-ncninnnrlyncptir- til territory, and out-lit lo exercise it immnlwlrly.l 1 A llnnkur met this with u motion to ton il nn tUe table. ISrudloy Harlow and Jild 'Not es .. . . v J w.crc '"M11"' klHhiff the nnwelcorne intruder, -'U"eiiuen However com- " ' "'"eiiue., oowever com- nr-I ri I lit ( nnvrnlinn to f icl I hp innUi ! if thpv u:.t ..i...: i. i.i.. .t)..H:i ' !' "?M reg-rdeda. n ndection, and the ..ii..-.I..'".. ..nn ,,, , n11l . lr.,. m inn. ml . . s sol I n,l I ,n "'.. ' ''T " , V,',', " , provides for a government of the whole nation, w ithilr.iw n, anil a ihrrct vote Torccd. lheaves,' ' were loud-some twenty orthlrtv uttered a striin" and not for a narrow and slav ish subserviency y . ,,n, t10 rL,fi.i,;n ,1l.c.lro,i CAr.Rii:n ' to a sinrde minor end. and nlant themselves ... .... ;t w ,) y., ,noall st,iliify"yniirelvcs ., r,r i .: .! .... .i..;. uy xoting lor i.r.wis us- llie man who ilenies this power and piedgts bimttdf to Veto anv e- , ' ' , ' , " erclsoofit? True enongli stultify, lint ,,e il,ow. frm the first of January lo the last of Dj Hunkers denied thai this w as Cuss's poailion, ' comber, wliilo neglecting sed lime and harvest, whereupon Mr. Ruber jn-t read from the Nich-j and the care of his stock ? Can a teacher un-ol-on letter ihe very word, of CVs denying llie f,j aj c()ucate ,0 midof the pupil by keep ower in question, and eloquently invoked the ! . ,. , Convention not to he so grossly i"ncoii,i-tent as I 1,lm ucrycsr on a single proposition to do denounce his doctrines and yet su-lain tlio geometry? Can the minister excitiso a in m Veto and all. In one ol his speeches heallliful influence upon the lives of his people, .nr. i. imri uncoil a icucr snowing mat lion. i.. ... i.'.. ..r ii....... ii.:.. ..... i it. ',.,, ,,. .,i ... w.., ti.... ...n sou i,i.;.i v. areoppctdto Ca-s; whereupon Mr. Jsavvvcr vouched lhat Rutland County Democrat itre .,;,,, ,i, i-n . , i . , mian i no u- Ihe Kelloggs not being 0 them, but olil .N.Uionnl KopuUlicans. Tin-scene ended, Ihe nominations were made i)::nii:,, rr (;,nrnrl I 1,- p:..i.i :. .. . . . . "' ' " I.ieut, Governor and J. T. M.irston for Trea- surer. The resolutions followed nuietl after the old sort, until up cimcnne ratifvinj; the nomination thing, and the all'iirs of life demind that atten of C.xss and Rcti.eu. Mr. Harbor n.-e the I Hon should bo bestowed upon manv. So too ... Il-.l !.. .1. . . r .1 I 1 l'ii; was ut once applied, in shape of the vroii aus ipieslinn. Withdraw n after hard begging, and Mr. H. proceeded lo spoak against Cas. Hon. S. S. lirown look tho floor but the gag was applied in bis ease unrelentinnlv n also 111 uie case-01 ,.ir. roianii 01 i.inioiuo county. 'i'i,.ii.,ni,iin..fi,..i . i...i ...1 ..; ..... . iiv v .. loos i ....nc. 1111,', 1 , . ... .. Iho question was put, and greelcd by the Iliink- llcart- n0 ll!Ulu3 for "''J'11'1" "ae its own pe ers with a fierce veil in the alliroiailcn. Thn I culiar bobbv. nn'-s were called iho R irnbaners veiled deli - iinC(. hl a rmlml yt, Th0 "esolutiim vvas de - . , . . .rri. ,,,. .,n,1,i,. f ... , , , " ' ,' " ami cheers ; and at onco a goodly portion of ho R irnliunrs tood their h its and retired from I tl.c Conieiition, Rlectors at largo wore nominated (L. R. Vilas and John S. Robinson, we believe ;) Mr. Dil- . .. . ,, , , . . . ' iiugii iui svvaiiovve.i ins morning s speech am! f V""'"" " '! ?'W ' "leJ to smooth over matters, and then the Ci Hunkers tho Con - icntion adjourned. At times, the Convention was somelhihg like ... Pa,'J"?"ioniuin hisses, cheers, and curses 11- gled in strange confusion mil tho President, 1 (a delegate lo R iltiniore,) tnivclv remarked lhat it was leru much like the lliliimlire f '.hiicmi,,.. ',,,;, 3 ,..; , '"iienlioii, ,r"s ""''""'' "'"" Wo guess both will provo sore jobs for the duU'di laces. sT r 1 ir 1 , . mo 111. in, cm were moniiicii at tne po-ilion in which Mr. R.irhcr has pi iced them. ..... t . .... . . Mr. Ilarber justly remarked. Dciith of Harvey Hell Uq. Wo are grieved lo learn that Harvey Hei.l Kq., for a considerable period Kditnr and Pro I r .1,-. II M ll.l. .l,ll, I ' " - "" """" " " ' ' ' a,,J zcaI' dluJ at '" residence ill Middlebury on Tuosday evening UU "l disease was cousiimplion. .1 , uisease w..s cousumpiion. Air. mu. near Inend, tbi, I-just u.o quesi.o,, . was a most esliunble citizen, and nn,esicd in.sav Ih it neither Mr. I'ien.ohit. nor any mail who a largo dei'roi' Ihe conlidonco and resnect of tlie public. Ho has filled imporUiit public post.;, i 1 . r . (bsung once been onn of tho Rxec ,cil, we behevej wilh ciedil and use Executive I'liiui- I'fiihiCss, TUIISDAY UVKNINO, JULY 18, 1818 1'olltlcn! Integrity. We hold a political parly to bo an organiza tion for the purpou of carrying out certain po litical principles. Tlie object of a party docs not centre In Itself, as a party, but in tho prin ciples on winch it is based. The principles, not tho paity, then, are at stake, w lienovcr the parly Is arrayed for contest. Circumstances may give a porlion of the polit ical rroedof a p-irly greater prominence at one time than nnothcr, and these circumstances may be beyond the control of human power. This

Is often tho case. And when it happens that in tlio position of a party for tlie time being, there is less prouiinenco given to certain measures than to othors, when a part is especially urged as tho ground of hope for the success of the icWc, there must, as a matter of course, bo dis appointment to those who have tagged them selves to some of the principles of a pirty, and have not planted themselves on tlio whole plat form. Then mut nlso ensue a temporary disaf fection, among those who bale not learned that there is a lime for all things, and that no party will prove fal-etoits principles, when there is any reasonable hope or expectation for iiume diilo or ultimate success. Now tiiclc is a certain consistency in tho character of every man, and in tho expression of those principles by which eiery body of men profess to bo governed, in their collective ca pacity. From a knowledge of theso principles, it can be safely predicated what will be tho ac lion of a man, or a body of men, in a given case. It is true that this consistency of character and principle, which underlies every manifesta tion of the plans and purposes of men, can be depended upon, if only interpreted in the light of a know ledge of human nature. There are some who cannot take this broad view of tlie ease, and plant themselves on the logical and rational iiccfssiy.which there exists in the nature of the human mind, of consistency, more e-i mlly in the actions of all public bed, ics ! They cannot, or will not see, that if cor tain conservative principles predominate, certain others of k.odr"d spirit must as a matter rf nc, cessity bo at the same time effectually at work. A spirit of radicalism is at work in ourcouii' try which would fiin furce reforms, before the lime has come wherein the evil can be done away with, without at the same time destroying much that is good. Tills spirit is working it self out into the so called Liberty parly. Iti creed is " Dow n with Slavery." Truly Slave ry is an evil. Would that we were well rid of it. Hut are their no other evils to bo remedied ? Are there no other interests, save those of the Slave, to be projected ? Ask tlie " Liberty" man concerning Commerce, Internal Improve ment, Trade, Manufacture, National Finances, Tcrritoiial Government, our relations wilh For- Ms" I'wors-, our institutions of Learning and Religion, and his cry is still the same ' Down ..... ..... ...... .. Heis",l,efriendof,hoSI.,ve,"Lic,ions,,otl,osewitliinwl,osehe.,r.s there w,s but aside fioin tho Slave, all cl.-o may ljtorallv t . .. .. S '" '"c ''Cut. Wc brill!? mi this as an instance of what men reach when they cast themselves loose from the bro.,j ,, com b j , co,nprolcnsUe r,tHrm of pi,icill . . 1 ' 1 nrincinlof, winch Feeka to embrace all tho inter cstso.'.hc country, and which,!,, case the party proiesiiug incsc principles comes into power, " ' upon a tiiwlc principle as the all in all. When a single principle is thus isolated it ceases to bo a principle, and becomes a hobby. Cm a party having a single end in view be a national party 1 Can the men who form a par I tv of but one principle, be states-men ? Can the ' 1 .. 1 . ... ... , r.rm. ,., , n, , ,..i.i , .i,: i,, ,u oreachin cootini. .1W thn f:.et tl.t nil , ,. , , , ,.r . i musl Ai0 nnJ "ol fa 0,10 ord o.l life in Its manifold relations, as a season of preparation for ,i i Ileath ? The mm who is possessed by one single thought is crazy. And the political party based on a single principle, is politically crazy. The crazy man is not trusted, and why ? Plainly because ho can give hU attention to but one with a political party with but one principle. It cannot bo trusted with the affairs of govern ment, l-'or tlie interests of Iho nation involve more linn it is prepared to attend to, more than 1 it n.,,;u.. ..... at.on.i , 1 " possuiy can atitnu 10. It has no head, no 1 u .1 e 1 1 ' " n,,t a m" ,,,C". f "'"V C.0,nPrcl,enS1VO land statesman-like views; he is not a pat- . ... , . .r r riot, wuii can leave 1110 uroau piaiiorm 01 a par ty, embracing a system ol policy for the icnoe country, and join himself to a party having for its rule object one single political measure. This sin gle mcasuro may be admitted by all to bo a good I one, iho object may bo earnestly desired by all 1 but to makn it tho anlu end worth strivitisr for. is tu 1)rnoue,, n nll.cr measures or Principles eoinprehended in tho "platform," fraught with evil, oral least worthless. 33" A correspondent of the Sentinel, signing himself a Whig Mechanic" is quite compli mentary l , us because wo thought proper to re ply, in rt" c-t ful yet earnest terms, to tho erro neous statoni -nts and erratic logic, of the Rev. Mr. Pierpoint, pronounced as ho intimates, from " tlio old Town Rostrum." Which of tho "at tacks" is tho " scurrilous " one ours upon the political minister, or the " Mechanic'" upon .v wc aro quite free to leave to tho judgment of llioso who may havo read both. Tho Sentinel's correspondent should bo care ful about gelling unnecessarily excited. Ho crazily aks us " if Mr. I'ifrpuml is ihe only man llml knme lint Tailor un.il.l l.0 l.ill.e XVlllltot l'roviso. mill ilonll iiihNpowertolurllicrtlicmcnsurcsi.l llie ulna Hlae.pn.,a((aiidi.u of the Soulli I heard Idm. knows anv such thing and tho nr- liniment by which Ih untenable assertion was attempted to bo sustained ' as feeble in logic .s it wjs f.dsc in facts, Yr havo tl0 drclnra- tians if lien, Taylor himself, as well as tho guaranty of such good anti-exlonsionists as William II. SnWAr.n, Thomas Coiuvin, Judge McLean, and a host of others, to prove to tlio contrary I We beg our zealous "Mechanic" to believe that wo have a. good deal of conlidenco in tlio man w ho w" opposed to tho annexation of Tex as and the War wilh Mexico, who deprecates the conquest of foreign Territory, and thinks, ' with Washington, that we should "stand on our own botto,n."-Sucl. a man Is Gen. Taylor. ! 3jGov. Siic.nk, of Pennsylvania, Ins resign ed his office, In consequence, of having been prostrated by a protracted and very serious ill ness, from which the chances of Ids recovery, we aro sorry to say, appears to bo very slight. Tlio following is his ollicial announcement of his resignation. Wo can scarcely conceive of anything more touching and solemn In tone and , feeling, or more impressive in true dignity. i TO TIIC I'liOri.U OF I'nNNSYI.VANI A. Tl linvi.nf ,lol.frl IVvinr 1'rnfi,lMr. fn ,t.,rlt- rn of the stienath necessary to ihe farther discharge of1 copies, out of an edition of UD.OOO, had been dis Ihe duties ol your Chief Maaisirate, and to lay me on mscl r. Only rm? hundred copies "were thrown physicians and my own incieasina debility, 1 nuy in , all human piolMibihty, .never use. I line resolu-.l, upon mature rcllrrtion, under a conviction of duty, on this ' lay to restore lo you the tiust with which jour sullra- ties have clothed me, in order that ou may avail jourseuea oi uie provision oi me iuustitiiiion lo choose n successor at the next acneml idection. 1 therefore hereby resign the ollice of Governor of tlie C'oniiiionwealih of IVnnylvanii, mid direct this my resiauntion to b filed in the ofiice of the sjecrcta ly of the Couiniunw Midi, In takina leave ol you under circumstances so sol emn, nccepttny cratituilc lor the ccmliJence )uu iiaxc reposed ill inc. ,ly prayer is tint, peace, v.i lue, intel ligence unil religion may pervade nil your borders; tlint me iree uisiuuiions you nave imieriieu irom yourniv ffiffiffi sed you may conduct you to a hlaherstate of individ-j uril and sucial happiness. ; and when tlie world shall close upon jou, as I leel it is soon about to clo?e upon me, mat you may enjoy the. consolation ol tlie Lliris, tian tjith.nnd be aathcrcd, without a wanderer lost into the fold of the ereut Shepherd above. FKANCIS K. SIIUNK. Harrisburgh, July 9,1813. GRL'AT WHIG RALLY, Last Lveuiii? Vt the Town Hall. Speech of dm. Leslie CooMns o Kentucky. Gen. Cooxins, the eloquent Kentuckian, piss ing through our village on Ins return home from I his eastern tour, was induced to slop with us one day, to enable him lo address tho Wings of this vicinity upon tho great issues now before , the country. Handbills were circulated early yesterday morning, stating that ho would ad- ! , , , v., .,, .1 i, . - i i dress the people, at t ie lown Hall, nt To clock 111 ' ! last evening. Iho announcement brought to-, ... i .. .. .i r.n..i .i.- rt .it Keiuer a crowu uiai more unii unci me ....... And tlionrrli the denseness of the crowd was I such as to render the position of the audience, exceedingly uncomfortable, yet no symptoms of r .J l...:..,. .. s: ,..!. . r uneasiness were manifested during a Speech of more than two hours in lencth ; bat on the con-1 . . .i i r l .. t .1.. trary, the constant outbreaks of applause clearly evinced that this true and gallant Whigof ' Old , ... , ., , r , Jvcniticic, was not tons eioijueouy aim iiruii.ii-, ; n-ivinff utterance to thorough and honest con-1 - " no response. iNevertliuaspecenoisucn icngiii , '" ' . . . . . . . I lherelnve not been nt anv onetime two r.li- more completely rivet the attention of the hear- Hons of the " Sketch of the I'.ife and l'nl.l.c Ser crs. All seemed to feel tint he spo'.e only what vif-es f Oeneral Lewis (W lor sale in tins dliec , ,. . , . , 1 be surplus copies reiiiainmi; ot ilii number punted he kneie; and to realize that ho Ansiejust what and sold of the Ii -t edition above being rendered owltt to bo heard. I unsaleable by not hav ue: in it Gen Ja. ksou's letter, 7,. ,, . ' . . were thrown under the counter ns vvranpuis; paper, ....u.,,. j..c. ...... iuti,i. ship for IIenp.V Ci.ax-, ns well as his personal ... ... acquaintance, more or less intimate, with the uis wen Known personal arm political Irienu- several candid .Irs f..r tl. u , -- sevi mi (...nn. u i.e, r . , Presidency, added to hn great popularity, both ill his own native State and abroad, as an honest, tiii. brave, high-minded man, served to clothe Ins re - in irks with an air of authenticity, as agreeable it was convincing. The meeting was called to order by D. W. C. Clarke Ilsq., upon whoso motion the Hon. Udney II. Penniinan, of Colchester, was called to the Chair, and R. U, Kellogg, K-u. of this j village appointed Secretary, Tho sole object of tho meeting being to listen to tlio Speech of1 ccived his first appointment to office from Mr. Gen. Coovins, no further orgauizition was tho'l j Jefferson, we comment! the attentive pern necessary. Upon motion, the Clnir appointed 'd of tho following lenvirks of tl.o Hon. Mr. the Hon. Harry Rr.idley, I). W. C. Clarke and , Tompkins, a representative in Congress fioin James Cook, R.-qs. committee to wait upon Gen. I SIi"lsippi, inido at a Whig meeting, a few Cooxins and conduct Inm to Ihe Ibill. days since. JJ0 cjd; Of tho speech itself it is not enough to say I " II j' a matter of boa-i with the friends of Cass, and , , ,, . a net he proclaims cveiy tune he sneaks or writes ot that it was eloquent, well conceived, apt, cflec-1 hue tint he was nVi appointed 10 office bv Mr. .leffi-r-the. Thce are but the common compliments f.ihe great Apostle ol D-mocrncy! W'dl.in "nt ' I he Ins no great advantage over Genenl luvlorrhe, ofa common speech, which tho speech of the too, was npouued 10 ollice about the same time, bj gallant General was not. It was unique, per-, 'he same 'apostle of D.-moerac) .' , . ,, , 'a ihes.. iii.p.iintmenis,"co itinued the orator, "we fed linderstandablo, but perfectly also tinlrans- have Mr. Jellerson's opinion ot lb- two men. Tnv latable perfectly exactly nn-writiwlown-able. ' lor appoinnd loan office in the fmied States Ar ,, , my. Las, 10 the ofiice ol Marshall 111 the lerulory Hint is just vvli.it it was, and to report it why, norih-wct oltbe 0!no-an office conc-pondum loihit you might as well attempt to report a thunder-, !'f sho'"1' ''' besiowiin; these comnii.si..us, Mr Jef. ' ... , , , , lersou in ell-ct said ' Here. iciiary 1 aylor, Ihe Na- storm with Its muriniirs, cracks and II tslies, its , linn's sword is to be drawn amid the thunder and lulls and gu-ts. It is as the tJener.il says ; a 1 i1'", ih"Fk "'.''aule ! the Nnuon ling is 1,, be borne h . , ' 1 by hands which will never trad it 111 the ilnst never stump speech is a Hung not merely to hear but 1 surrender il to nny enemy Thes functions yon are i. see nn, iv n . ..... . I .mi wo,., e f .. .v ii...., ... two might be brought who fell ibis ono. We are quite certain there were some hard hits. We took a few notes thinking to givo a sketch, but on further examination wo find they havo not the Generals signature and we dare not pass them except to pis them over, and so those of our readers who didn't hear and see must pock et the loss. They ought to b ive been there. Cotmntmiratcil, Wc were highly gratified last evening at tlie cordi nl reception, nnd llie s-itislnciion manifested by our Whig friends and fellow citizens, towards our dis tinguished guest nnd kinsman, Gen. Combs, of Ken tucky, And old Vermont had reason to be proud of her " Nephew," and her bosom I.) glow witli honest pride, ns his warm southern feeling did homage to .rr cool nnd steady virtues. Tears sprang 10 the eves of brave men as he elegantly poitrajcd the struggle,, and bravery of ihe old Hero of llcsaca nnd lluena Yisla. What heart there did not respond to tlie grandeur and pathos of his reply to Cnpt. Ilragg's demand for rem. lorcenienls I Worn nnd jaded nnd cut to pieces, crip pled nnd hemmed in by superior forces the brave old man, whose all was cast 011 a single die, had no succor to send, save ihe encouragement fioin his stout brave old heart, uf " (lire them a little moie grape dipt. Jlragg." And when with rapid and masterly touch, Ibis true-hearted sou ol Kentucky sit foith the claims and merits ol the Hero ol Hull's surrender, nnd traced his pilgrimage 10 the sacred waters ol Jordan, the Whigs had no reason to tear lhat the nrm ol the champion who espoused their cause, was too lecblc to maintain il.ur lhat he would mar it by a violation ol llie lawsol kindness or truth. And while weregretted ihediscourtesy iliaiiuteiiupled Ins eloquence by the 111 troduclion of ultra nnd sectional lopics.vve ndmired the ndroitness and courtesy ol Ins replies ntid heaitdy wish bun God Speed 11 his tndeuvot 10 advance tlie cause so near our hcaits, 3-T" S, W." ill the Sentinel of lids morning is not very ingenious. Ho can hardly expect to shift from (Yen, Cass tho ndiuni which justly attaches to his views with reference to tho ex tension of Slavery into new territories, by getting him into company with better men, in Ids doc ilities on Slavery iq ll.c Slates, WEDNKSDAY F.VLNING, JL'LY 10, 1818 CASS' TWO LIVI'.S. We beg leave to call the attention of our read ers to the following letter of Mr. McC.new, which, according totho Sentinel, "explains; the matter" of tho two lives of Cass. The letter was written In reply to a request from Hon. J. " rlS- 01 ocmtc, n i.ilormalioli con- """" 111 l"u 'cp. rent edilions of tho life of C,.s" each cdi- Hon ihltering lioin tho other, and designed lor circulation in different sections of the Union." The letter of Mr. Mi Cxkxv docs not touch the matter in question at all. It acknowledges no difference in thn "two lives," save tho letter of Gen. Jackson to Mr. Cass, which was not pub lished in the March edition and was published in the Juno edition. This letter amounts to a commendation, by Gen. Jackson, of Cas' "pat- ling Louis Philippe on Ihe back," and nothing more. Tlio wonderful xaliio of this letter of Gen Jack-on, was not discovered until ity.OOO poscu ot. Unly one hundred copies under the counter." T ma,ioll at ,, j, m.c tw0 editions of , , ' . v..,. tne l.ilo and public services ol tien. Lewis Cas," in oneof which he is represented as being opposed to tho "Wilmiit Proviso," and in lieu of which in the other is substituted his remarks in (he Senate on the French revolution, been published at the Globo office, and circulated in different sections of tho Union ? This we as sciled to be the fart; and we revert that both tbes'j lives aro in ournnssesiju. and onen to in- UP"" tMi issue the letter of Mr. McC.vnxv is silent. Nothing coiiW be said. McC.xew says "there have not been at any one time, two editions for sale at this oflire." No one pretended that at the same time two editions were for sale. The fact is, and facts speak louder than words, lhat two lives of Cass have been published differing essentially, in regard to til.' expression of Cass' xiews on Slavery, one bearing date, ".March 1 SIS," the other "June 1818," both from tlio "Globo ofiice, Jackon Hall, Washington, I). C." Koth were printed from the same type, as tho same typographical errors occur in both. Tlc lc(or of McCnew Joe, ot patis.y nor due3 it) n, )e j,., dUc (Me pain tho mri,tcr.. at CovoRtssmxAt. Oi.onr. Oitice, 1 V iishinaton, July j, ISIS- J c. . , . . ,. r., . , , , Sir- In renlv to vour coinmuuicatinn of this date, I respectfully stale tint there have been lour editions of the "Sketch ol the Lite mid Public .Services of lien. u.wjt c n thi (ifl.C(,: )W() ".March. HIS." On I he-e there was minted an cdi M!7d dSM ZSZ northern and Wesiiru inemliersof Couarrss, about l1',"!'!) copies, ihe balance to ihe Soulhern membeis of dn,TrrtJ Of the two editions bearing date "June 19l3,"nbom jo.iiuo copies nave oeeu sold oy sui.seii ,uon alio oin- rrwik(, a'm, UMrilluU,j s lol,wp. -pu the Southern members ol Congress, about IKI.on.) copies, and the balance to the Northern and Wcstitn members of c.ugrtss and others nbroad O.l the first idllloll. beaima dnii ,tu , ISIS," lr,00tcopie were printed, nil. si, ,. nnd have nm nt any tune since been sold or ciien aiiu nave noi ni any nine since oecu soiu or Kivf nvvay in any p-isou or persons wliatever.oxcept unt the uppliianoii ol a win. lueuih'T ol Coll 'rt-ss, and whiz officer of the II l"'J"e "" .w.i.iJ.y, the : 111.011 la 1 1 "V, ' -,,1,1 aiir ..... ... ,.,,.,.. 1 heiewitli enalose n eo.iy of ejeh edition, vvltu ine , several alterations milked. 1 wr.vcrv respectfully i our nj i Hr t, 1 .. v. .McCNRW, , clorl Conb'res-i,.!ul Globe Office. linn .Irssr 1. Ilr.,Ti.T U. S. Senate, Washington, I). C. .It'll'eison, Talor nml Cuss. To those who would fain gither consolation ! frni the often repeated fact, that Gen. Ci's ro ' ciniiieiiuy mien to iiiscnirce : 1 aue inis coiiunis s.on : vou never will .l.serace it "'Here, .Mr. Lewis Ca-s, when a poor devil of a debtor is to be run down and served wuh a writ, when the last cow which supplies his tarnishing chil.heii with milk, and the Insi Led which snppous the eun ciated Irame of ihe sick witc, are to be sei7c.l and sold under execution, and when seizures and sales cannot wring number c ut I ruin llie poor bankrupt, and he is to be thrust into nnd locked up in a dungeon, you, sir, nre emineiiliy fined for such service; lake this com mission ; 1 nm sure you will never disgrnce it, nnd if mi) one is to be hung, vv ho so well tilted to be the ex ecutioner' I" Tho following article is from an unknown correspondent, from whom wo should bo glad often to hear. l!y wny of introduction, wo givo tho following .slip, cut from tiiis morning's Sentinel. How wonderful are tho recent developments of that journal's sagacity ! "Mr. Van Iluren is not an opponent of the existence of slavery, only of its extension, and ho stands ph dged to 1 cto any hill for the abolition of slaieri in the District of Columbia ! This is indeed a " free soil" candidate. To rompleto tho consistency of I he ticket, Mr. Calhoun should ho nominated for Vice President in the place of Mr. Dodge, says the Providence Journal." 1'or ihe Daily l'rcc 1'iess. 1'uii among Politician". Ono of tho funniest ol the many funny things which this commencing political campaign has ueveiopeu, is ine sirange iaci, in.ii, inr once, 1110 ( I'li -cni, uau pcuer be on his guard, lest the locofoco press is insisting upon certain truths appurtenances of some of his guests should bo which, for iinny yeats, they hive denied, and missing oneof these days. which, for as long a lime, the Whigs have pro- . . m,llSa'eil JT We are happy to bo able to state that, in Strange as it may seem, they sometimes tell the scullb which took place in the Sentinel Of plain truths, though for tho most part they are f.ce yesterday morning, between the Hon. L D. indebted lo Ihe Whig press therefor. j Rurbcr, of Middlebury, and the Kditor of that One of tho newly discovered truths which1 p.iKr, although tho latter gentleman w.., ' floor has burst so suddenly upon the great democrat-' ed," and his principles unceremoniously kicked Ic party. Is, that Ukmsv Clay, the man against over, no very serious damage resulted, as a new whom their fiercest assaults have been to long set of principles, it is understood, are on sale, dinrtcd -whose J'riv-Uc character and public ' at Muutpelier.-wVranlcd sound: services they have so constantly traduced is indeed w hat tiie Whig press has always claimed him to be j not merely a man of eminent talents and the embodiment of Whig principles, but a great statesman, of pure and exalted purpose, and every wny worthy of tiie admiration of svny party. Whole columns of the purest sympa thies, aro bestowed upon him on account of the wrong and shameful desertion, by the Whig par ty, of such a in in in his old age. The crocodiles weep, tint " the noblest Ro man of them all" should be shoved aside to make room for a military aspirant, who, they contend, is unworthy even to " unloose tho latchets of the shoos" of the great and puro statesmen, whose many virtues they havo so recently dis covered. We congratulate our democratic brethren on this their partial conversion. It is bettor to dis cover truth late than lo be blind to it always ; a.id wo thank them, that they have provod how false and malicious have been their abusa oT tlie man, whom the Whigs have sustained so long, and whom they hive not ceased to admire, and would still delight to honor. Another fact of which they h ive lately become conscious, is, lhat Martin Van Huron is just what the, .Whig papers have alwiy represented him '"Pal'0 who hai been almost from boy hood tho pet of his party, is fillen so low that but few of his former followers cm stoop to do him honor. The mm upon xvlciin the mantle of the great Idol .l democracy, Gen. Jackson, had fallen, tho " favorite son" not only of New York, but of all Locofocodom is now, for sooth, mere political juggler" a "demagogue" a " cunning fox"--" the man who, of all our pub lic men, owes bis elevation the least to merit, the most to party organization." "Ho always was," say thee new converts to truth, " a North ern man wilh Southern principles." He always was " ready to yield hitnscll to any course tor the purpose of self elevation." These are old truths, and jou have but to ex amine the files of any Whig paper to see how strenuously they have always been insisted on ; or the columns ot any Locofoco journal, to see how Ihtly th"y have boon denied.and how fierce ly they have been repelled, until their old pet lent himself to a new organization, to play again tlie same game as of old. Again we congratulate our friends of tho de mocracy, upon the opening of their eyes to these truths, and thank them anew for this unwilling eiidtncc to the truthfulness of the Whig jour nals. We headed our article with the word fun; but tlioru is mingled with the feeling wilh which wo regard this subject, something deeper than fun. There is a piinfulness in looking nt such gross, such apparent, yet unblushing inconsist ency. "Indemnity lor the Int nnd Security for the j inure." This pompons phrnso was invented we be lieve by President James K. Poll; ingeniously apologetic ol Ins nefiiioiis war upon the Mexi cans; ahold ' -top thief nstt1tnplU1nth.it 'in demnity' for making war upon them wn a most righteous demand, and ' security for llie future' in mine after some how or olber probably by hiring thein lo bo quiet. Well ; by the ox-erci-o of the tremendous one mm power winch the Cnn-titution places at the discretion 'or in discretion) of the President, and by transcend ing Iho legal power by assuming that of the Ilmise of Representatives also, he w. nt to work wilh the whole military, naval and innnicd re- ...p of tl.p country to look after his expected Indemnity and Seeur'mi. lie had -10,000 men amply supplied with all llie munitions of war, an hundred millions of dollars, inmpor less, tho skill and experience of the ablest officers in our service at his cnmmind (not lo mention tlie aid of Santa Anna.) What is the lesult ? He has lost one half his 10,000 men by bittle and fell disease; ho has killed hvieo as nnnv Mexican', on their own soil, around their own homes ; he lms marched inio a dozen cities or so, till ufur crushing nil armed opposition be sends his .Mr. Prist, mid .Mr. Sevier and .Mr. Clifford to send home in di-gr.ico the General- who have fouoht his battles, and make a tieaty a treaty 'look ing two waysofa Sunday' lor that "Indemnity." U last the treaty is made, sent l,lrkto the Uni ted State--, arrives at Washington, is endorsed by James Ix". Polk, is published ami, dear citi zen ! is it imbmnili that hu's been after ? nnd ias bpgotnnVy I'-iith ! he just has Rut My Giacious !' as .Mr. Hunker would say, what 1 way nig. indemnity 1 The treaty p'mvidcs 'bat the United States shall pay to Mexico 1 vvexty .uiu-ioNsor Dollars indemnity!) an I agrees that Ihe Cnitcd Stales trw ps shall protect than from Iho incursions of hostile In Jians. Security!) The operation reminds us of ' Skip and tho .oodchuck; A fanner found a woodchuck's li.de. and do-uing tbo hide of tho animal he called his little dog Skip, and says he, 'Skip! ( .' him .' :o doien there .' irag him out .''I Skip with a vidji plunged into tlm" ,e and was -0011 engaged 111 a de-peralo conflict with the riglitrul occupant, ihe farmer meanwhile was down on his knees at the entrance nf the hole ejieul.iting ' Rite him Skip! take bold of Inm ! fcrmg- him out ! And from the cessa tion of tho lighting and the tuggin.', it did ap pear as though Skip was bringing Fiim up but on mining up to the light, the fanner spr.inn- to his fet t and cried out ' Ily thunder ! "mr. wobii chuck's got SKir!" From a very silly article in this morning's Sentinel, in which it is vainly attempted to cast ridicule upon tho grand Whig Meeting at the Town Hull tho other evening, we cuuhe fol lowing ; " We aro told tho Whigs provided the Gene oral with a neir suiV, Happening in at Iho Amer ican, among the steamboat baggage our atten tion was directed to a large trunk, on each end of which were the large letters COMRS, and on the top was a Pieco of Winooski best man ufactured cloth, with ihe following directions : Rurlingtoii Mill Company to Ge.v. Leslie Cojir.s, Isxinglon, Ky. James Cook, Rq., Agent, Is tho Sentinel, or his friend, in tho habit of inspecting deiulemen's baggago at the Ameri can, about the lime of the departure of the boats If so, tho proprietor of that well-known eslab ment, which bears such a hbdi renniaiion t

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