Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 22, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 22, 1848 Page 2
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r - > V . NEW YORK HERALD. I?iihw*il Corner of Kultoii and Nnuaaita JAMES UORDOM I1KWETT, PUOPRIE TOR. THK DAILY Ht'.KA LI>-Tkrttrvrry <f.?y. rw, rrn* mrr iO, v?J>7 S6 prr ar mm. i'V I. 'ITIDS u mUuM of 3 "flack 4 >/ ' -d liktribulrd brtorr br**kf**t; Uk nrtt AFTEKSOi >.V ?MTlOSt W W / tv iitiwWw. of 1 fiY tar Jc, F. At, wn<i (A* ttf'trui AFTERSUUS KJJII'lOX at B oV/o. fc 'I'Ut. U KKKI.Y IIKRAl.r>?E'try Stturday, for circuit*, tiot. o,.the .?>"< *<n. < < <XA cent* r?r ropy $3 lllf j*r otimnL JSfvry jwrkr/A?y, for K<ro.? in ctrcui/ifum. W. >o w?W??W (A* potl.if/c. Ttu Eh roprdn tdtiio* vJlbi- printed t" '*< Frcnch and Knnlith I. ir.auiyen. ALL LF.TTF.KS by mati, far t vbteriytinuM. or with U |W?f pj?d. or pottagt totU b* drd?ct?l /ram (Ac fx'VV |'Oi.T'\7'.4K V Villi RESPO.VDEV'K rtmt lininfimp'rt'int <nlu-U+l from .in* quarter oj wrld; \J utcd, will b# kberatlyjHiitl for, JP\ V.RT1S?.ME\TS, (renewed every morning, a?id to be jHjUinhiti in the morning and after nnon editions.) at reatonabU j?n<r?; to le written in a pin in, IryibU manner; the proprietor t*Jt rewjvjusiHs far errors in mana$erift. SOnOTICE fak'i of a,ior*vwoim eommHuietrtinrts. II hit' eicr t$ u tended /#r insertion mmt be authmtu rtrd by the nime aiid addreit of the writer; not :i*cei* i rilyfor publw ition, but at a guaranty qf Ins good faith. We cannot return rejected e<mtmunicatuynt. .. . PJUS'Tl&U of all kirdu errrwted beivtyfuUy and ynthdsswtrh. ? received at the itfee, corner of Fulton and Th$ U&jtALD kSTAHLlSHUKST it oprn throughout fV mi?*. ni mil at da VAMI/SEMEN T? TO IS IVKMNG. fAJll THEATRE?DOMMY ARB SOW?THBOLU Ovard. BOWERY THEATRE. B?wery?Rose Cmitor?Ibish Amf*N<Ai<o*-Bon.-< to Good Luce?New Orleans SebehaVBkB. BROADWAY THEATRE, Biotlwty?Richelieu?Su 1 AIT L*CS. NATIONAL THEATRE. OhAthAlH Giien Mountain Boi ? New Vob* A* It Is-New Notions BnrrON*8 THEATRE. Ch*mk?r? itmt-Oi.n Risi.tsh r-. . _ R,,?r, ??,? ,-u. Bur. BROADWAY CIRCUS, near s^rln* it.?E?ukstbhni*si, Ae. MECHANICS' HALL, Broadway, uu Broome? CnRMrr*t M s?r?nj?? Bthiptian Singing. MELODBON?ViiewiA RuRXHinnuL SANDS, LENT k CO.'S CIRCUS, Niblo'i CirJ?.-ll?n rib, E^l'BSrlUAMSM, Ac. SOCIETT LIBRARY?Caxi-*iu.i.'? KiwarKM PANORAMA (IALL. 69H Broadway.-Diob*m* or BonlitDWKT or Vbba Cbuz. BTOPFANI BALL. Broadway, corner Walker itreet?Kb*to# lli.i'iitbatei>?Sacrb:> Diobama. ZOOLOGICAL INSTITUTE, Bowery?-Van Ambttrgh'i Ck AM> Mbkasbrib. NEW ROOM.?Smith'* Mindtbeu. TABERNACLE, Broadway?Saxohia Band'* Grand Conckbt. civ York, UfdncHrtay, November !44,IH48. Actual Circulation of the Herald* Not. 21?Tuesday 20 544 ooplea. Tbe publication of the Herald commenced ywttetday at 10 ainutoe before 3 o'clock, and finished at 5 minute* before 6 o'clock. vircuiauon m lur uiurr liouuin^ iuuniing Journal*. Courier and F.nquirer, (daily) 4.800 Journal of Commaroe 4 800 Daily Express 3.500 Tribune. 11,600 Aggregate 94000 Errors 1b the above estimate will be oorraoted on Adequate authority. The First Great Taylor Festival, at the Irving IIoum. Last evening there was celebrated by a splendid dinner, at the Irving House, the triumphant election of General Taylor to the Presidency. The aflair was attended by over two hundred gentle* men, with several visiters from other States, all composed principally ol those persons who have aided more or less zealously in General Taylor's election, and who exjiect their zeal and industry in the campaign must exercise some important eflei.t on future eve ate, as soon as the new President shall have been inaugurated at WashingtonThe diuner was got up in a style of splendor unsurpassed on all previous similar occasions, and in a manner that has been unequalled, in some resects, by any hotel in this latitude. The Messrs. Howard, whose talent in the management of hotels, and in getting up splendid dinners, is as great in that line of business as the gonius of i General Taylor for war, are well known throughout the country for their urbanity, their attention to their guests, their simplicity of character, and their unrivalled tact and genius in the cufstne. It is unnecessaiy to say more of these gentlemen; but the occasion itself, the assembly present, the speeches Bpoken, the sentiments put forth, and the inklings of the future, sometimes seen through crevices and chinks, all form interesting groups of facts to the political philosopher and the scientific statesman, whether belonging to the winning ^aity, to the councils of the country, or to the free pre*s of the nation. In this appect, while the havoc on the edibles was i*nmense, and the wine flowed like water, the reminiscences of the pa&t campaign, and the probability of future events ?Anno/.*i?/l until flia naw Pr<*airlantr will furnish matter for reflection for several days to come. One of the first striking characteristics of this festiva1, was the amalgamation which was presented?both in the committee ol management and in the guests?of the two or three ctiyuei in this city, who have, more or less, and at a later or earlier day, distinguished themselves in the recen1 campaign. The committee of management, however, is a singular composition of the sons and dependents of the old leaders of the cltquft who stood recently m the front, but now modestly take a place in the back grcund in this aflair. We have the names of Simeon Drai>er, Jr., of Ogden Hoftman, Jr., of J. W. Gerard, Jr., of Mr. Maxwell' aon of Hugh Maxwell, and of various others com. posing the rising generation of statesman, who are thus permitted by their fathers, whose names are on the older committees, to come forward and make their debut in political life. In combination with these youthful elements of the Wall street chr/w, we have several of the leaders of the old native clujvt, who were many months in advance out for General Taylor, before the Wall street men and philosophers thought of the matter. We allude to Geoige 1'olsom, J. F. Butterworth, and several others, who were as early in the field as the summer and fall of 1846. The seeches, the toast?, and the persons who put the m foith, partakeof the same general chiracferistics as the committee of management. A fujlrepnit of this great festival, and of the speeche * and other matters, will be found in another part o this da> 'a Herald. This is, probably, the cne fcundred and fiftieth meeting, and the last sj>efch ?de last Dight is probably the seven-hundrtth, which has been almost exclusively reported in th? Arte York Herald, during the recent campaign for Taylor; and the probability is, that our editor and reporters huve pertoinied mere work of (hi desc ription, during the last two years, in favor oi Ta) lor, than all the journalists and reporters attached to all the newspapers on this side of Mason and Dixon's line, from ihe Atlantic to the MissisBippi. Hence the dangerous position of the Herald to the trading politicians, and the absolute neces. eity of union among them to put it down. It will be seen, t herefore, that the two grand tli^vfb id this city, who supported, and indepenc< iitiy took fio d of the ii.cveni? nt, many months alter the name of General Ta>lor was put forward by the Herald 89 being the best candidate for th?* Presidency, aie now united, and goin^ together in all future operations. It will be a strong te..m, and Laid t(> liti.t I. I. f iitiinr umr mid ih*i-ri-rt politician*, they did not attach thtmselrea to the I name iitid fortunes of ' 1 cuet?l1 Taylor until the ground had been broken for thern by others? nuking jood ?!?*- Bcrii>tures?-''one soweth, but another reaj>etb." Anothe: important point was not sufficiently de < l<>l*d at this festival last evening, but which w> had exacted would be; flut is, in reference to the important pe rs?n or in* ACjM,? i that first put forth the name of General Ta)lor as a Cdiididiie for the I'm sid? nt y. We shall endeavor to h ijipiy thin deftciei r\, by n (erring to a letter written at N.sgaia in Ui? summer ??l li-iit, nearly eigirt jears ago, by a Certain person, generally f TV called Mr. Gordon Bennett, And published in tho Her Ad o( that year. Thia letter contained the firat rough and ready description of General T.iy1 >r as a military man, and gave him credit tor th? p wraMon ol elements of a military popularity o| a men original and remarkable character. 1 wis the first distinct pointing out or pitting foith of General Taylor, as the original Rough and Ready?perpetrated fi? long ago as 1810, imm"diat?ly alier the exhibition of him great military genius in tl.e Florida campaign?genius which s ii passed even that of General Scott?genius which bio'.ie out with refulgent splendor on the Kio Grande, and sparkled from that boundary to the field of Buena Vista?genius which will soon irradiate the White House at Washington. The next movement n relation to Gen. Taylor w as made in the month of May, 1846, immediate !y on the back ol the first telegraphic intelligence lrrm the Hio Grande, announcing his victory there. Similar movements were made by the newspapers of the South and West, and soon tollowed meetings of the people. The second newspaper announcement ot a similar idea in the North, or in New York, was singularly enough made on the 8th of June, 1846, by Thurlow Weed, of Albany. All these movements, with the controversies and excitement produced by the Mexican war, contributed to give an impulse to the cause of Gen. Taylor, which was subsequently caught up by Folsom, Butterworth Ar Co. In the summer of 1846, they first attempted to bring for. j ward Gen. Taylor as a candidate for the Presidency; but they were opposed at that time by Messrs. Gr;nnell, Maxwell, Webb & Co., of the Wall street clii/uc? they being in favor of Gen. Scott, anci hung to him during his triumphant march from Vera Cruz to (he city of Mexico, nor gave him up until he was demolished by a correspondence which subsequently took place between him and Secretary Marcy. It was by the independent Northern press, beginning with the Herald, and then at independent meetings of the people, that Gen. Taylor was first put forth as a candidate for the Presidency, and it was the independent press and the independent people who possessed the power to distinguish his popularity and ability, and of reviewing them to the American people. The politicians, either of the native or Wall street clique, who now take all the credit to themselves, were mere waiters on* Providence, took him up at a later day, but acted consistently generally, throughout the contest, it must be allowed. The first journal in the field, however, was the 1Yew York Herald, and that, too, as early as the summer of 1840, desribing General Taylor as a i _ r? l J ti i__ j r* t_ ._ 4l_ regular nougn ana neuay, ana auerwaras, in me month oi May, 1848, nominating him for the Pre. aidency. The next journal, in point of time, in coming out for General Taylor in the North, was the Albany Evening Journal, conducted by Tliurlow Weed. Very odd?but very true. Thurlow, however, did not follow up his movement with (orce enough. These, we believe, are the general facts of this mystery, connected with the first putting forward ol General Taylor as a candidate for the Presidency. The influences of the various chants now being concentrated into one nucleus, as presented at the festival last evening, are arranging themselves (or future operations in precisely the same way as the Van Buren politicians worked in the year 1828, after the election of General Jackson ; or as the pipe-layers of this city did in 1840, on the election of General Harrison. The speeches^ and the toasts, and oeveiopements last nignt, indicated, sometimes broadly, occasionally obscurelyi the nature of coming events. One of the most important of these events undoubtedly will be the election of a United States Senator by the new Legislature, which will meet at Albany at the beginning of next year. The Senator to be then elected will be the only Taylor Senator from New York. He will be the official channel to authenticate everything connected with political affairs in this State, and in the contiguous country. Cliques of politicians may be formed, office beggars may have their agents, but it is more likely that the Senator from this State, in the next Congress, will have more influence over such matters, and over the mind of General Taylor, than all others put together. Accordingly, we see the contest has already commenced for the post of Senator from New York, and there is every appearance that there will be a breaking up among the elements of the whig party on this important question. Mr. Collier will be supported by one clique, and ex-Goveinor Seward by another. The cliques, and politicians, seekers, of thiB city, must take bides, one way or the other; but the contest, as yet, is in such a crude state, and the minds of the leading men are bo unprepared, that it is difficult to tell whose chances are the best or whose th? worst. One thing, however, is certain. It will require all the nerve, sagacity, and independence attributed to the President elect, to resist the selfish councils and horrible scramble tha will be mad? by the various separate or com1 bined political clu/vet in this city and State, im* mediately after the opening of his administration The Van Buren trading politicians who managed to control the administration of General Jackson, were discreet and adroit men. The pipe laying politicians of 1840, who attempted the same opera tion on General Harrison and hia administration, failed, and broke it down, for want of talent and tact. Whether the trading cliijuet of this city and State will Eucceed, as others did, in the case of General Jackson, or be defeated, as their prototypes were in the case of General Harrison, time alone can tell. One thing it seems they have already agreed upon, and that is to unite in denouncing, through their organs and agents, in every possible way, the independent course and early support which the New York Herald, alone and isolated, gave to the cause ol General Taylor, beginning in the year 1840, breaking out more decidedly in 1846, and continued to the present day. They may, however, catch a tartar in this particular line of policy, and vie give warning to MessrsI Grinnell, Maxwell & Co., and to Messrs. Folsom' j Butterworth <fc Co., to take care and move cau; tioufcly in their future proceedings in connection with this and other matters. Police Intellltf rfrieit nf Houk Thirrt$?Officer Shadbolt. One ol our peraeTering officers attached at the lower polica, arreted yefterday two thieving looking raaoals called William Pbese and < harles Rosa, on a charge of iitealing fit in the dwelling home No. 30 Bayard street. : occupied by Mrs. Waydeli, a diamond breast pin va'ued at f20, together with male and female weiring apparel, valued in all at $112. 'Jbe rascals, it scsma on Monday afternoon entered the premise* by the rear, through an alley way, and unobserved by the family, proceeded up ?tairs and carried off the property. Yesterday, Kosa endeavored to aell the breaat pin for fi to a "pawn-broker, who stopped It and sent for the oflctr, who arreated Roue and likewise hia accomplice, Phete They were both committed by Justice Lothrop for a further bearing Covtitvrtiie J.nrcrtiy Constable line, of the 1.1th ward, errefttd yertvrdaya young man by the namu ol lawt Caiey aliaa Johnson, on a warrant U-ued by Justice Timpaon. wherein he stands charged with obtaiuirg a iot of household furniture valued at $1S0 lr'ni Nirs (,'trciice KetNy, No. 1 1 I.light atreet. tmd..r ielte representation* It apjveara that en the 0th in#t. the aTured applied to Mrs Ktrley for the hire of the aorema Itirclture at u mU n amount per week. r.<r tb? purpote of fui nuhitg a boufeal 34 City Hall flaao. 1 be bargain was n.ade.aiid the furniture d? Hver^d to tL? accuf^d aceoriiiog totb<>lgi?faieDt,but in?tea<l of tl e property relBtlilng in the premise." No. 34 City Hull f'l?< e. ibe arcurta conveyed It the next da/, to Mr BhjHa'b auction etofe, No. 183 Chatham atreet, nj.d fold tfcc aaine at aae'.lon for a much lean value It waf f^r tb.? larcvny that the w??r?nt w?* iMuel. a sd jf>t?rd?} aft?rco<n (fictr Hue the arruwd IB th< *tr?et but, before hs could lay holi of hiuj be ft?r>d and ran when alter a long chain, tbe officer fOrci?d?-dln taking him Into custody. Justice f.,0tlkir p locked him up for a further rxacuination. |r?M H*| ?F*I ? By the et?amahlp Acadia Halifax p?|er? to the Hitb ln?t have hfD r?ceivi-d Iheqiantity ot potato*! and other produce which have arrived tri in F i intc hdward'e /a!nrd and other place*. |? i)n. ueualiy large. On Monday >a?t. ten thr>o.-< ?nd bmhela of potaio?a were rronlvud and tbe irice bai faUeato bait that if laat year. IBS OlANB TAYLOR FESTIVAL) AT THE IRVIK6 HOISF, NOV. 21st. This affair, which had been announced (or several daye, rame otl last evening, and was ac- l complished in a style creditable to the committee, us well as to Mr. Howard, the proprietor of the house at which the dinner was given. The large dining saloon of the Irving House was used on the occasion, and in it were spread four long tables, besides a short one on a raised platform, at the head of the room. At the head of the last mentioned tnble were seated the president, supported on either side by invited guests; among whom were Ilis Excellency, John Young, Governor of tin* State ; John A. Collier, Francis Granger, J. Philips Fhonix, Geo. Briggs, Hugh Maxwell, Geo. Wood, and Ogden Holiman. At the other tubles were seated about two hundred and fifty gentlemen. The room was neatly decorated, and lighted by over one hundred lights, including gas burners and wax candles. The tables were loaded down with all sorts ol edibles, both substantial anu aeli. cate, served up in Mr. Howard's best style, by nn army ol neatly dressed ebony colored waiters Thearargeinentsol the room were in fart, throughout, highly creditable to the proprietor of the house and the committee ol arrangements ; and among othe r conveniences, we must not neglect to mention that the press were well provided with comfortable and convenient seats, at the head of the two centre tables. Itodworth's cornet band was in attendance, and added, in no small degree, to the festivities of the occasion, bydiscoursing, in theirown |>eculiar style, the regular and volunteer airs of the evening. The cards issued for the festival were printed in gold, and read as follows:? TAYLOR FESTIVAL AT TilK IRVING HOUSE, OIT Tl' EM) A Y, MOTKMIIKR 21*T, 1849. COMMITTED. Hon. George Brlggs, Chit's H. Marshall, Ja S Tbajt-r. John Maxwell. Simeon Draper, Jr., James Reyburn, Geo A. Halsey, Tho. C. F Buckley, Junius T. Stagg. James H. Van Alen, Hon Geo. Kolsom, Henry J. Raymond, Drake Mills. John P. Butterwortb, Ogden Hoffman, Jr. M. O. Roberts. Moses Maynard, Jr., J. W. Uerard, Jr. R. T. Haws. The following is a list of officers for the evening Prttidrnt. Hon. GEORGE KOLSOM. f'ice Pietidenli. Hon. George Brings, Simeon Draper, Jr., i curiH n. ivisrvoau, janien n.ujuuru, Mows Maynard, Jr., Marshall O. Roberts, James H. Van Alan, Henry J. Raymond. George A. Halsey, James S. Thayer, Drake Mills. James W. Gerard, Jr;( John F. Butterworth. John Maxwell. Junius T. Slagg, Tfcos. C. T. Buckley, Ogdra IIoilman, Jr., Robert T. Haws. Special Covnnittee of Reception and Jirrangevtenlt.? George A. Halsey, John Maxwell. Thos. C. T. Buokley. The participants in the festivities of the evening were invited to assemble at half-past six oc'clockj but it was full eight when the doors of the saloon were thrown open, and the guests marched in, the band playine, meantime, a t>eautifulair during the eiitrie.. When ail were seated, the covers were removed, and nearly three hundred hungry men fell to work, performing as handsomely in their way. as General Taylor's men did in theirs at Buena Vista. The following is the order in which the attack ttrnc at flip TAYLOR FESTIVAL DINNER. aovps. ri*H. Vegetable. Codtish, sauce NaTarins, Muck Turtle. Bua, sauce Florentine. BtMorn. Roa it. Sirloin of Beer, Turkey stuffed, French fashion, Saddle of Mutton, Ca pons, with water crosses. Boiled. of Motton, English fashion. Turkey, oyster sauce. ORnAMKNTEI) PIl'.CEH. BonedTurkey, en Bellvue, sur Capons, a 1'Ani;laise, Soe, Roast Bam, a la Royale, Bastion of Eels, an Beurre de Tenderloin of Beef a lajardiniore, 11 ont pelier. Calt's Head, en tortue. NTH IKs Fillet* of Chickens, a la Conti, sauce Supreme, Quails aux Petltes Pois. a la Francaiw, 1 initialed, de Maccaroni, a la Milanaise, Boudirs de Poulet?,aux Truffles, Partridge*, a la Joinville. Form ol Gumc. Garuies de Sa'.pion, Pains de Robins, a la Toulouse, Forms de Poulet. a la Moderne, Aspie* a la Royale, Squab*. Garnies de Champignons, I*mb Cutlets. a la Jardiniere, Pates Chaudde Foie Gras, with Truffles, Sweettreads, Glace'. aux Epinards, No* de V'cau, a la Richelieu, Fillets of Venison, saucc Ravigote, Caaaerfles de Rit. a la Keine, Pates de FoieGras, a la Perigord, Salad de Bomard. Hietcriees, Chartreute de Perdieaux. Oysters In the Shell, an Cratin, Oysters, a U Amencaia* LMvsirs. Chonfleurs, sauc? ati Buene, SaUifis, a l'Eiragnol, Epinards, nlaCreme, Croquettesde Pommesde'Jerre, Andives, a la Bechamel, Squash. a I'Alh'manri*, Cclexl, a la Moelo, Pumme* de Terre, a l'Anglaise. CAMS. Can van Back Ducks, Woodcock, PnrtriiiIjirdiul VeniBOn. PR*AME*TCI> PIKCKl. Goddeaa Temple, The World, Nougat, Tent of War Indian Pavilion, Gothic Vase, C?J? alette PASTRY. Gelre an Tin de Champagne, Souffiee de Rix, aux Amandea, frontage, Bavaroi, aux Animas, Punachae Ueiee <1* L'oiugi, C'l'nr otte kiinr, a la Vauille, Gateaux Dccorca. Cabinet Pudding, an Rhum, Murgnritee aux i'ecuei, Meringue*. a la l'leur d'Oiango. HKSSIIT. Macaroons, A'mocda, Pialiuees, Mint Drops, Applet, Oranges, Grapes. Vanilla Ice Cream. Lemon Ice Cream. Cbampaeno, Sherry and Madeira Winea furnished. The lateness of the hour, and the prospective duties of the evening, forbade that too long time | should be expended in discussing the bill of fare. | The very best use Was made of time,;while "knife and fork" was the popular game of the board. Champaign corks flew merrily about, and compliments were exchanged among frien Is in Sherry and Madeira. The formalities of the early evenI ine gradually wore away, and nine o'clock found thiee hundrt-d merry souls congregated around the five tables before mentioned. Friendly countersigns and smart sayings began to pass current as mint diops, and the slight buzz which at first prevailed, gave way to a decidedly audible strain of jocularity and wit. Things had got to this pass, and the dessert had not'yet made its appearance, when the President arose and announced that it was time to proceed with the other business of the evening. When the cloth was removed, The Hon. Gv.or<;ic Koi.som, of New York city. President of the festival. arose to address the meeting. His rising was greeted with loud and warm cheers from the utmost extremity of the large and crowded room. At this stage of the evening's festivity, the : scene In the h?ll was remarkably picturesque. The guests began to leave their Heats and stand round the chair, to hear more distinctly A crowd of nearly two dozen negroes, in white jackets, stood around the centre table In the back ground, presenting in the midst of the company. In a room richly decorated and brilliantly lighted up, a con// d'ofil of striking and I shicging contrasts- shining.'for their ceilTure and skin shone from beneath the gas lights in the gilded chandelitrs which hunglrom the many columns of the splendid ball. Mr Kolsom said: Gentlemen, It devolves on me t9 announce to you the regular toast,*. (n honor of this occasion ; but. ] proceed to that duty, allow me^to y0U on tbe great and I glorious evept 'mat has brought us together this evening?the triumphant election of the whig candidate, 1 General Xachary Taylor, to the office of President of these l'?it*d States. (Immense and tremendous cheering ) The man wbo never surrenders?(repeat- , ed eheer?)?wbateter may be the odds against him. has. Indeed, aobteved a political triumph worthy : of the hero of Buena Vista. Under his leadership, the i whlgs of the l.'nicn " have met the enemy, and they j are ours.'' The names of Taylor and Killmore have j prcved an impregnable tower of strength d^fvlmr the l moet desperate assaults of a foe hitherto deemed Invincible. but now almost for the first time discomfited and driven from the fl> id Such a cor summation may w?li fill our heart* with exultation and triumph; and shall we not give unbounded expression to the feelings It inrpirrg, when assembled. a* we now are. to oeItbrnte the victory we have gvnedj (Load applause and chcers ) Kor my own part, gfntleme?, I feel entirely unfitted to cociipy ttiis rhalr which the favor of your committee hag aligned to m?. for ever since the election of General Taylor became a " flxfd fact." en event no long?-r to be doubt< J or questioned, I have labored under * d?lirhiiD of joy. from which I am not yet recotorsd; ft!td like thetanud Abbot of Misrule."fetl more Inolinedto jun In hui ?i\e h ttf;- r?in to ifc# irost extravagant d> Dionstrations rf deliaht. rather than to check or restrain th<m But in th? midst of oar rejoicing* we have a Ferioi.s duty to pi-iform. that claims our first attention The memory of departed grentnoss. the s*d r< collections that cluster nr'nu,d the tomb of iibhinfitot) and those other early chixnplom of friedom on our roll, who hare gnne downkt^eir graves full of honcr. demand p-our grateful libMHCs. " H?iw ilf op the brave wbfl sink to re^t, With all tht ir 01 uatry't wishes W?>t!' Permit me then, withcut further pielude, to propwa to jou the first regular toast :? ' 1. The memory of Washington?Stainless as his life ai d pai red as h's character ; wn will oh^rlah it lor? \fr as the holiest treasuro of the \oierican hsart." The tract wax drunk standing arid In silence The lemtifi-1 hand in attenJanca, htreupon struck up ' V arhirgton> march." The (' imcMtf th?n proposed the following tout, i.i vt in o'dir of the n-gu ar to??U : ? 2 "The Pretident of tlia United SUtea " 1 Luc cheer-. wer< given ou the announcement of this toast; ? great portion of the company rose. cheered, and wared their handkerchief* The band hereupon played, in their bent style, "Hail Columbia " The Chairman tb?u proposed the next and following regular toaet:? 8. "The President and Vice President elect of the 1'nited States--Men whore integrity of life, solidity of 1 judgment, and noble simplicity of character, abed lustre upon any office to which duty may call tbem, or wbi<*h the American people may ask tbem to till " This toaft was welcomed with loud and deafening cbtcrs. which continued for a long time; then ceased and was again resumed with indescribable enthusiasm. Hereupon the band struck np ' Hail to th? Chief " Mr J Fuhioit Hall tespocded to the toast, nnd after reviewing the objections whioh were made co General Taylor as a can iilate for the I'residency. pre on the character of th<> old bero. and on Millard Killmore, which was received with loud cheers. 1 he Ciiairmad thm gave the Governor and Governor elect cf the Statu of New \ ork." Drank with all the honor*. Hi* Excellency. Joh* Vorna, Governor, responded, and eaid:? Gentlemen?It is now more than two yeara and a half since I said a wor<l to a pnblic assembly, and I now teel more sensitively than at auy other period in my life the want of that habit which qualifies the nerve* to curtain the requirements of such an occasion. I have to thank you for the honor you have done myself for this warm reception, and aluo for the honor ytu have conferred on another gentleman, whore name ycu have a sociated with mine, and having dene that, I feel that I have done enough You all here understand that I have had no public participation in the events which have just resulted in the election of your President and Vice President; but 1 cannot coneeal from you my feeling, that since the day when the cage of Ashland was a candidate for the high situation of President of the United States, no taniase ever took place that excited in me feelings so deep and absorbing as the present one; and now that it has passed away, I trust I may be permitted to eay a word with reference to it. 1 do so. because i am unrounded by friends to whose indulgence I may venture to appeal, and who I know will deal leniently with any fault* I may commit in dealing with it. (Cheers) Iu that war-for 1 must rvfer to that war which Mexico waged against us, or rather which we waged ?gainf-t Mexioo?from the period that the first blood was spilt by this country in that war, it was known to every one who read the communications witch reached us from the unpretending signature of Zachary Taylor, that be Wan a man of no common mind, 'rht y attracted the attention of the whole 66uatry. and the mor? the whole country read they read them the mort). (Cheers.\ And ca th*j read again, they sought their neighbors to compare their author with the illustrious dead, who in days gone by, bad furnirbed to his country an illustration of prudence, modesty, and valor, not more to be admired or more redounding to the credit of a patriotic and disinterested hero. (Loud cheering.) From that moment the thought? of men were directed to the gallant general, and the whole country was absorbed in his movements. (Cheers ) They followed him to Monterey, and to the celebrated plains of Buena Vista. They watched him when he was surrounded by 20.000 of the Mexican treops. commanded bv one of the bravest Genetals of Mexico ; and they watched him, too^wben to the requirement of the Mexican General, to surrender the gallant 6.000 men be had under his command, he respectfully declined to aeoede to the request. (Cheeri and laughter.) From that time to the present, the minds of the people had never

changed with regard to him. From that hour, the people began to consider that there was but one candidate for their suffrage? at the following residential election; and If politicians had kept quiet,and not stirred up the passions of the people, we should have seen the whole solid mass of the people moving forward in one oolleotive body, to deposit their votes for one man. (Cheers ) But in a country like this, such an event is not to be expected. Our opponents are too desirous to promote the ends of their party, and have too long enjoyed the sweets of office, to permit it; and it was not till they saw their efforts completely frustrated, that they gave up ia despair. (Cheers and laughter.) They assembled in Baltimore, and there nominated General Cass. Subsequently they met at Buffalo, and nominated Martia Van Burea. You know their fate, and the worst I wish Ibtm is. that the evening of their lives may be peaceful and happy. (Cheers and laughter.) But when the people of the country came to vote, it was not to be expected that the politicians of the whig party would be of one mind or of one aecoed. It was long a struggle in my own mind as to who should be President. 1 bad a great difficulty as to the course I should pursue in reference to the distinguished statesman of Kentucky. (Cheers) He was my first love, and there were thousand* similarly circumstanced, who regarded him with the strongest feelings of attachment, and who thought it hard that they should surrender those feelings and predilections. (Cheers.) I regard that nan as the most brilliant statesman of any age or country. When, however. General Taylor had obtained the nomination of the Philadelphia Convention. there were a number of politicians and newspapers who expressed their dislike at this proceeding, and considered that no greater evil could befall our oountry. We had then no voioe from Ashland to inatruet and to guide us. We came down to the contest eonfufed and irresolute; but depending on the justice of our cause and the merits of our candidate, we struggled with resolution and determination, and the sun went down upon us with victory on our standard. (( heers ) With regard to the course which the hero of Buena Vista may pursue, it is not for me to pronounoe any decision; but 1 believe he will not act upon any genetal proscription. His own good sense will point bim the course most advisable for bin to pursue with regard to those be may employ aa agents in conducting the affairs of his government. 1 believe we have gained much for the country by his election; I believe that we shall have a system of protection. not only to our manufactures, but to the entire labcring and industrious classes of the country. I believe we shall also have a change in the currency system? but not a return to the old system. Experience chows, that the latter cannot be adopted without great modifications. This has been a groat viotory ?not one of sect or party, but one for the whole country. (Cheera.) it is one to which all have contributed?the North and the South, the Kai>t and the West. From the North we have taken Millard Fillmore, (iouu cneers.) ana iron me soutn we nave taken uen. / chary Taylor, who is himself a slaveholder (Cheers.) "With regard, however, to the great question? of slavery and abolitionism. 1 quite agree with the President, that Congress is the proper tribunal to settle them; and I hope never to see the time when they shall furnish an apple of discord to driTe this great republic into geographical divisions or rectionaal parties. 1 shall now conclude, by asking you to drink ? "The Health of General Xachary Taylor?If not a Washington, it is because the responsibilities of a Washington have not been cast upon him." Drank with all the honors. Air -"Hail to the Chief." The Ch aiitman then announced that Mr. George Wood would respond to the last toast. Mr. Geo. Wood rose and said:?Gentlemen, though not accustomed to address audiences like this, I must confess I rise with feeliDgs of no or iinary embarrassment, to speak of the [great achievement which the whig party have lately effected. (Loud cheers.) I am r< minded by the tbe previous speakers, that there are two topics which call for your serious consideration. In the first place, the wise and judicious administration. which tbe country may expect under tbe new dynasty which ha? just been called to the relDs of power; and, in the second plane, the patriotic and faithful conduct which it will exhibit in the discbarge of all matters that consult the best interests of tbe country (< beers.) At a very early period I saw that the great military Caesar whose triumph we have met this night to celebrate, would be nominated for tbe high position to which he has just succeeded. 11 heers t I paw it Vint rtnlv In the hintnrv nf his nwn career. but also in the conduct of the people at large, that that individual must be General Zacbary Taylor. (ChkM* ) His ac ion*, his conduot, hit whole career. Indicated that such would be the choice; and Lis correfpondence, which be pent home from tLe battle field, perfectly accorded with the name view, (i beers) With regard to those politicians who have endeavored to thwart the election of the gallant General. I have to say that the party to which we are opposed have always manifested a discretion to which we were unequal. I have alwajK observed that that party, while It was disposed to praise the candidates ol the whig party, who hare Heretofore been presented to tne public, and whom it bad universally censured and oondemned when their action was the subject of general reprobation; that in I this case, they were disposed to depreciate the oharac: ter. conduct, and ability of General Taj lor. I saw it i in their newpapers?I ftw it in conversation with their 1 distinguished men. and I could not fail to observe it In tbe sign* of tfce times. 1 recollect the old maxim," Jih home fai tut rforfti',1' or in plain Kngllsh, it is ''lawful at all limes te gain wisdom from tbe conduct of our . enemies." Flui whiU XtMj were thue eulogizing other | candida^n, Oenersl Taylor ?u the constant theme of , th?ir depreciation. They endeavored to detract ftom ; h's services to bis country?to depreciate bim in every ! respect. and am^ng other things they taldut that ha , . r >!/? not belong to our party, Was noi a whig?im?l why ' nad. therefore, we ought not to take . , gentleman, we are not to look to our adversaries as to ?hom we should select On the contrary, when (Jen. ! Taylor told us that he was a whig, but not an ultra i wbig." I was perfectly satisfied, because bit principles corresponded with my own. I am not an ultra whig, and if I understand the principle* of the whig party, it is that they are not governed by mere party views; that their object Is not to promote mere party interest, but to support those great principles which they look on as calculated to advanoe the great Interests of the country. (Oreat applause) ? 1 hat Is what I understand in not being an nltra whig; *ad I further understand, la not being an ultra wbig, that the party ought, according to the views of Its distirguisbed leaders, to look at a spirit of moderation in all their measures, and not to the adootlon of mearurea for the mere purpore of advancing their party. (Applauae ) And if 1 hare studied the character cf the oppomte party, through the whole course of ite conduct 1 haw found the prominent trait of that party to be, that all their measured, all their object*. are to secure thimaelveain power, to promote the ititereataof the party and not the interenteo'tbe country. (Prolonged applause ) Now thia principle I* dhectly the contrary of that of General Taylor. Hi ia a whig, but not no for the mere purpose of taking up political ir,tn and promcting them toofllce : but he i* a whig bocauae he believe* that the great principle* of the whig party are the only true principle* which can adTance the intemta of thia country; and believing that, he ia a whig, but net an ultra whig.? (Much ipplacne and cheering ) Another view of thia tlljict. He ia not an ultra partisan. Mela not in favor of the aeleclion'of ofllcera to fill placea under the government for the mere pnrpoae of aclectlng auch n,m n? are calculated to b? of iiilluenoe at election* ? of telling at the poll*. lie ia not in ftvor of *eIrctirg cflirer* for the mere purpoae of acquiring the political capital which they may bring along He ii> for selecting men of high distinction and chulacter, of respectability. of ability to advance th* iit<at lutereptf-cf the country to fulfil the dutio of ibe < flicea to vihich they are called; or, in other word*. wl:in teaaya he ia not ao ultra wing, he mean* to adopt the gr?at prinrtplt* on which the great Washington act?d in the selection, of hi* officer*. (\p I iiii.M- ) Itu. our adversaries told ua in tne courm of thia gioat canvas*. out of which we have come ao tnumpLaatiy, tliat Oeu Taylet waa forsooth a uiiUU y man A military man ! Why, on* would tuppose tbat thia would b* the laat objection that thia party i could brlcg agaiunt a candidate (or lb in office. when ] it ia undeniably true that not long ainoa they came out reeking from the effort cf.putting a man in tbat office, I fr< m the mem circnmntanoe of hi* being a military man. New, fellow citizens I never would iK-leet a mm fer tbat office from tbe mere olrcunntance of hi* being ( a military man I VMM MM ?elect a man for that i high tffl or, from the mere circumstance of hi* being available; but I trurt tbe fact of hi* bt'in* a military i mm will never lie an objrcHon to a eanlidate for that ' I bi(ih cfflce. Bather, if he posaweees other r?jU'?ite i quauncanons. rim Doing a military mail t? additional rerrmmendation, because the President of the I'nited States ia t he comm under in chief of the army and nary of the United Stater, and : his military knowledge aid qualification)* never can be of couahtent objection to his filling that hi/h oflloe. lint 1 admit this ia not of itself sufficient. Vou want , someihirg more. You want a man who will poase-n i other qualifications for the purpose of tilling that high , office, and as I have before rem irked I thought I aaw i in that distinguished individual all the qualifications . which could be required for fulfilling all the duties of j the Chief Magistrate of this country Now, allow me to cell jour attention to another fuhjeet for !\ few moments. It is an important subject, and one deserving of terious consideration by the people of this country 1 do net believe it is necersary in order to constitute a sound, faithful, aud valuable administrative ofliier at the head of affair*, that he should be versed in all the i-pec'al knowledge and detail* of hts offlie. I do not believe that it is at nil required On the contrary I believe there is a wide distinction between the qualifications requisite to discharge those funotions, and those that are needed by his subordinate officer* of the cabinet. There is a wide difference between action, aud that sort of theoretical knowledge required for filling the subordinate departments of the govern.ri.eut. It ia remarked by many historians that Charles the First never did a wise thing, and never said a foolish one and of Oliver Cromwell, that he ; fe'.dom thought a fooli.'-h thing, and never said a wise thing There is a wide difTerenoe between j the qualifications necessary for action, and those for deliberation and consultation. They require diffe | teDl qumiucaucns. idii i oeneve lumiunertiiuk a i candidate for the chief magistracy of this oountrv, ' it is not requisite that we should select a man who ia j perfectly qualified in all the details of statesmanship. ' When we look through history, which is. aR we aie in- '< J formed, philosophy teaching by example, we find ! that tbat class of men who were highly distinguished : ; for dlsi-h?r*iD?. with flrip^e.s md wisdoro, the hljhfit | I "?rrativ^futiotions u vuumry. were men now i remarkable for ihat kind of talent; and in the place of a man I might first mention the name of Queen Kli- i zabcth. Where will you find, In the whole course of ; history, a person better qualified to fulfil adminlstra- \ tlve functions of government than that highly distinguished personage ? And it will not be pretended ' that she was selected for all those talents. 1 would ' next name Oliver Cromwell, and then Louis XIV. It : is well kncwn tbat this man's education was neglected for the purpose of his being disqualified for office; and yet what was the consequence? The moment whi n he arrived at the full maturity of his powers, he looked upon the cardinal, who purposely neglected his education, and all the officers of the country, in their true light, as all subordinates, and they became mere satellites, moving around him as the great sun of the government. The same may be said of William III., of England. We all know bis eduction was negieoted, , but he had high administrative powers, and the moment when be arrived at the seat of power he showed i bis spirit over all his officers. Now let me name one more. ' I mean the Duke of Wellington. Where did that | distinguished officer derive his instruction? Why it i was in the camp, on a large scale, commanding armies, governing men in large masses, accustoming himself I to the knowledge and administration of human affairs ; I and when he retired from that scene and entered the i political arena, what sphere did he occupy? Can your Teels, or all the other statesmen of that country, b? compared to bim ? He has occupied a position far aVtove the men who are merely skilled in statesman! ship and politics, and his views have been looked up to, I au J received as controlling ; and I will undertaketo Bay. luaiuiH momeniwoen ueBwai luyioriaKes ms | position as President of tbe United States, yon will i find all the various statesmen whirling around him a* | our planets move around the sun. (Great outburst 1 of applause.) They will look upon bim as the great ! central object, just as they looked at Washington. (Applanse ) Now. all you want in order to qualify an administrative officer, is a man of great and enlightened views?a man who has a perfect knowledge ot human nature, and who is capable of penetrating all the motives of tbe human character. We are told I by a great and distinguished writer, that history is philosophy teaching by example. If wa look back at the whole course of histary, that class of men who are fitted by nature to, command, for taking the lead in human affairs,' are just such men as Washington and Taylor. (Loud applause.) Now, ! if there be any great traits in his character, I on which we can rely with perfeot certainty, they j ate judgment, diserimlnation, knowledge of hnman I nature, a taot in the management of men, and a dlsI crimination in human affairs and human charaoter, i which are seldom equalled, and I will venture to say, as far as my experience goes, never surpassed. I care ; not whether these qualities are exhibited in the field I or the cabinet?they will show themselves In every | situation of life. 1 therefore shall conclude, and. in I responding to tbe part of the toast, I believe we shall | have, in the next administration of the country, a wise, mode-rate, and judicious government. The only remaining topic of inquiry is? can we expeat to have a patriotic administration? Well, lor this, much will depend on the chief magistrate of tbe country, espe: daily if be is a man of high and commanding talent, and of tbe qualifications which that distinguished officer possesses What, therefore, can we expect from him7 What will be the character of the administra< w,., ? V, .. .... Ba . ? -* the experience of the pa?t ? It he a patriot?la be truthful. is he sincere,Is be disposed to promote the great interests of the county ? Why, look at hit former character?on all occasions on which he was called to aot for the Interest* of the country. On nhat occasion han he ever failed to perform bia duty ? You are told that he fought the battle of Buena Vista with a halter around his neck. If he had failed, he would have subjected himaelf to the severe reprobation of the government of the country, because he found himself compelled to violate the directions of hia government But he took the responsibility: he did not retire to Monterey he met the enemy. He met him with the greater part ofhlaforoea taken away from him. and with a handful of men, he fought the Mexican army of much greater atrength, and with its great commander at its head. He told him he did not mean to surrender. He fought and most uloriously triumphed, and the halter never waa drawn From all this 1 argue we have reason to expect a proper and patriotio administiation from General Taylor. The Hon. Francis Granofr was called upon for a speech. After a Presidential election, he aaid, the description of mechanics who are flrat put to work are cabinet n. ah era. and as some friends here are so kind as to connect his name with matters of this kind, he hoped he would he permitted to relieve himaelf of all responsibility in the matter He would say, there ia no whig in the nation who has a claim over any other whig at this moment of victory. This is the viotory of the great whig party of the natien, and not only do gentlemen little know hia (the speaker's) feetlnga, but little of that noble band of men who stood by us in the J battle, if tbey thought there ia one among them who wouiu toi uang gib bcaa witn soame it ne tnougnt j be bad any personal claim upon the administration. . He bad no reason to suppose tbat. in f rming the new cabinet, his name would be mentioned; but, should such a distinguihhed honor be offered to him. he would say In sincerity that It would be declined from personal and priYate reasons, which are unnecessary to be known by any one beyond hi* own cirole. Mr. Granger then referred minutely to the several States which had gone for Taylor; and, after enumerating the Eastern. Western, and Northern States, said ? And here we stop with what are called the free States. Why do we have any such distinction ? Thire have been those in days gone b.v who have bowed down to Southern dictation, who hare been sent back from whence they came, and who hare said since to the rery slave States, ' Stand bank, for 1 am holier than thou " Thank Uod, 1 partake of | none of that spirit. Although there is no man in the I I'nited States who would stand firmer, or fight truer, ; on the question which now agitates this country, 1 cannot but contrast the conductof the modern slare| holders with that of the glorious little band of Senators who. fttandingon the rock of the constitution, j battled against Texas and slavery. while Northern | dough faces voted for it. (Applause) Look at tbat glorious band of twelre men, standing up. true dUciples of the constitution and laws, and 1 never was there a Judas found among them.? Now, as then, they voted, State by State, with us. In undivided phalanx Undivided did I say? ' la Fadness let me retract that part. One of that noble band of Romans Is gene-Senator Barrow. In ! regard to Ohio, he said once whig Ohio?now I "reive to wjr tn? absent statue in i I of whigS'-*' .?^lampniint pro*e?moil ) ofmn out lite* InObioa gallant band | .uJ,*"'?' I *olildcllnehto my heart with hooks of . .?torn wh6under circumstances more advsrse then they ever (aw, contested the battle manfully to the last. I The great mas* in Ohio, who turned away wn,"h distrust when time shall have shown them thattho coming | administration wM be free soil for all practical purposes. they will be u^ain gathered to the fuld of their fathers and be (with ur; but a* for another band of men who in the hour cf tee J hare separated from us, fur one, bo help him God, he would never mors hold cemmunion with them. And what are to be the remits of their victory. What have we destroyed? Me hate destroyed the Sub-Treasury?we have placed the government in a, position that it can go on with the Improvements of the country. and to make distribution of the proceeds of the public lands I tell you, he said, the principles cf tie loco fccoi are to be met and leught by the whlgs. wherever they are found, whether in the political field, or disguised in the marked battery of free toll In regard to proscription from ofllce, whfct he I tuppofed " a whig who is not an ultra whig''will .fc, will be. In the first place, to remedy some of tie evils that hkve been reaped, by turning out whlgs and put- 1 tirg loco focos In tneir places, and then to carry out 1 the J* P'i ti or.ian piincl(.Ie of rotation in offl;e? (Laughter.) The next ruhject was the present tariff, whit h lie listen di uiands must be destroyed l p till thin moment dullness reigned supreme. In I rain did Madeira and Heidsiok circulate along the feftlve koi-rd; It was beyond the power of the rosy god tn roslrt the soporific Influence* that prevailed. Miitteiicg cv:rse?. "not loud but deep," the gallant, lively ' sj.irit- who bad eome to give vent to their bursting ' pitrlottfin, b*-wall< d th? n-morfe'.BSi rut#* which had lirfllotcl on thflr unwilling parg th? pronnic orations i <>t the fongnibg speaker* Thero I* a point, howBrar, | atablch torbcdrmirn ceased to be a TirtuB. It *11 | evidtnt that a crlnli va? approaching. Tha bind, **l7li>g pau>a in the awful nolemnitips of th? occarion, rtruck up tha roul-ftlning air i " V hat i* this Tammny Hall to or, lore, Iu lh* wild* of Amt-rihry ? V on (inn't nakr a fool of inn. love, Id the * I'd* of Amrrlkey !" and tlu> young blood*. ''original Taylor nico," real Mmrn Putm. and th? whola mlncallanoou* cn?d of mobratid philooophrrfi. which throug'd tho lower and cf th? rota, taking ooiiragv, ru?h?*d boldly to th* rarcut, ?Ld the real fratinU forthwith b?ga"t? " Ob' curs* these old fog?r?," exclaimed obi, '-w9 iroc't get in a word Hang th?ir freo ?oil aadfre* jeopItT? let Vm gire u? free wit." ' Wfcj the denldon't you get up Glrard or Pre?toafM cud j acked another 'Och. ujurder!" frieamed hon?nt Jam?s U?yhurn. 1 ''Be ?i-y?" Mr. Vice President. Draper, with ft * tood humored grin; -'take your time. Miss Luc/?we'U cudih it Imuie llately? if nut aooner." "Guard! Girard!" was now ehouted on all sldas, lud obedient to the ruaimonii, th<> rwuowned ' fourth COrp<r?l" sprung to hi* f?et, and thua aldresiad tk* kt>n lublage:? Mr. Gkkard, who has ?tumwJ It during; the 1 ita ranpaigu in four State* ho ii-po e in twenty-four otties, and iu re>>p<in*e to the following toast tpnke for a sl'i rt titce. Hi* >aa al'raid that at Ute hour of tb? utylil (li'-i r. rvi.) newus airaiua ipufcnm nas wanted li<>ni bim ("(toon." "(to on " Hereafter he said the seventh of Not. will be placed as a remarkable day it the calendars of all the republic* of the earth. W hen the sun rose and Rat on that day. but a small ten hour's work did a deed which was the noblest which that glorious orb ever saw sinoe the time it went into exlstenoe by the flat of Almighty power.? (Applause ) There ??<!(: moral triumph achieved on that day; not a political triumph aioue, but gnat moral triumph, in wbich all parties aided, for all men united in placing in the presidential chair nn unpledged man There was nothing said about rub-treasury or United States Dank ; but war wax the issue that was fought and decided on that day, aud (>?n. Cars was defeated a* ought every man who seeks to tilv iuto power on the war hobby, and wh? accomplished this great victory ? What actuated him in quitting his quiet home to wander on a political mixtion throughout the land ? It was this?when O*Beral Cats promulgated that the heart of the American people must be prepared for war. and that It ?u inevitable, made as solemn a tow as the oath made by Hannibal, that he would wa?? eternal war againA him, and he endeavored to rettieve his vow. W* bad wars enough and rumors of wars e^'ju^h \ hundred millions of dollars, thirty t>'JU81in(j |jTe(| thousands of widows. ?n<t tens of thousand* of orphans were offered as hecatomb;, t0 Wlir nn,, therefor* he raised Wb voice against f:Uss. When he saw hiia mount, the war hobby an ?worc to Heaven tli^t then an^fcr ever he would oppose him, and the people of tha Uad. the democratic people iu the Nor'.h. KaU. South, and West rose up aud ac ed lik- When we first commenced the battle it ? Jd W(J W(jr# u cor. pond s guard. th*_ a!1 th(J Tayior m?a tn the land cou a be pT.ied jn an omnibus. Aye, but hjwtfli.* cor" JH'rtI s SUai'J 1 U aoon became a regiment, an* uai rfgiuienl soon became a brigaue, lUu !.4t hrljjad? swelled into legions, ajid the corporal's guard placed /actury Taylor in the presidential ohair. (Trumandi uc applause ) He gloried in being in that corporal's gourd; but he battled alone; he fought on his own hook, and rose up with the mornine sun and went to bed at night fighting for old Taylor?for free government-free principles and free men. I!in faith nevor forsook him He felt he was a tower of strength in himself He saw on the right, the blaok (lag of abolition : on the other, the war b&nnur of Can*; and straight ahead, was the pure white banner of Oeneral Taylor, the abampion of peace and prosperity. The speaker followed for a short time longer in this strain, and then sat down. The chairman thes gave the next regular toast: ? 7. "Manifest Destiny?A generous and patriot!8 people have made 'manifest1 a glorious 'destiny' for themselves and their posterity, by placing Zachary Taylor in the highest position within reaoh of man " Loud calls were made lor ''Thayer,'' "Thayer," and and in obedience to the call Mr. Thatkr rose and said?Doubtless, Mr. President, it was the last thought in the mind of the distinguished gentleman of the democratic party, when he uttered this memorable phrase, ''Manifest destiny," that lt'could ever be appropriated to the use of suoh a fvttive occasion as that which has brought us together. The hour Is late, and I can add little to those eloquent addrt s?es whieh have been delivered this evening. On* question naturally arises in this, our hour of triumph? Who has done all this? The answer is easy. All thia nas Deen accompusnea Dy tne mignty impulse or the great American people. I can easily imagine that on the nomination of Zachary Taylor, the opposite party might have adopted the exclamation of the Norman conqueror, when about to leave the shores of England, he cut his eye on the heroic form and shining panoply of Harold?"I fear that man ! ' "Why"' ajked the knight by his side?"Because,', was the reply, "in that bosom beats the heart of England!', (Loud cheers.) In responding to the sentiment that has just been proposed, 1 must here offer one thought that has been most strongly impressed npon my mind; and it is, from whence comes this result? from what part of the host of the Amerioan people? From no part; but from the full and overflowing sentiment of a noble and patriotio people Gentlemen, this has been the work of the whig party, and of the whole whig party; and if so, no distinction should be known or reoognlsed amongst whlgs. I do not think that General Taylor oould hare been spared as the candidate of the whig party. (Ofceeis ) I am sure that he oould have spared no part of the whig party. It la not in these elements operating in a single direction that I see what has wrought out this grand result, but in the union of the whole. Not to original Taylor whigs, nor to late Taylor whigs?not to Clay men, or Webster men, or Scott men, can this signal result be ascribed but to all,for they all make up the whig party ! We believe that in this signal victory a new order of things is to prevail?that our government is be brought'back to the old republican orbit Now, will you tell me what Influence, what power, what element of strength could be withdrawn without endangering the great result ? Ca*t your eye over the political heavens of this republio, and tell me what one of those unnumbered sparks, that are painted in this sky for they are all one Are, and every one doth shine?tell me what one of thes* you would pluck out. Would it be that star that glitters in taauty before you, that struggled long in <-HTly gloom, and made its way in storm and gloom to tbe Eenenth ? or shall it be that star that appear* just above the Western horizon, and that perhaps n?w is mingling its last radiaces with the dying glories of a setting sun? (Loud and prolonged cheers.) or thall it be that star that so serenely lifts its light above the eastern bills, and to worship which wise men will journey far ? No. not one of all these; for easta in its own good time and plaoe has risen, and faithful and patriotic men all over this land,have waited and watched for its beam to clear away their vision, and guide them in the path of honorable duty to their country. (Great applauie.) Gentlemen, for one, I ray, that in this hour of r?vjo'olng, I seek for no other avenue than that which leads straight up to the old whig temple?I look for no other altsrs or priests than those who have long stood and mlni.-tered beneath its ample dome. For within mis tempie i una au mat ennoble* tne spirit and strnngthens the faith of the old whig party?for here on its walls. anil secreted beneath its altars, are all the sacred memorials of afree constitution and a republican system. that hare been resouad from the more than Saracen sacrilege of modern locofocolsm. And here, too. are inscribed, in a more enduring memento than "storied urn or monumental bust" oan give, the revered and honored names and virtues of the dead? the names of Harrison and Adams. And hm, too. amongst the living, are the names of those most honored and loved?ministering now. as ever, to the coble Integrity oi the whig party-men who still, aa well in the hour of victory as in defeat, stand, with their followers, in the places that are worn with the pilgrim foot prints of many long years? snoh me a as Clay and Webster, Clayton and Crittenden; and such as you see around you?Voung. (Granger, and Collier, (cheers.) Tell me if it la not enough, that we witness suoh a triumph, and around such a festive board as thif ? (Cheers.) Thia is. fellow citizens, a goodly tree we have planted?it is on high ground, which, in its elevation, has often felt the breath of the tempest, and over whose surface the withered leaves have often moulded, in the desolation of hope, and the day of all that was bright and glorU ous- but now the roots have taken they strike far into the earth?the trunk Is sound from the fork to the heart?the branches are broad, from their boughs cvtrybirdof the spring can carol, acd beneath their shade the nation can rest in peace and prosperity.? (Loud and vehement cheers ) Let me. gentlemen, ia cocclurion. for I have detained ycu too long ?( -no," "no." -'go on,") give you. 1 Millard Fillmore, ot New i uik, new iu? miuaru r muiure 01 iu? i nueu nitm ?General Taj lor baa said of him that he l? worthy to fill tbe first place?them is time enough alter you, sir." (I)rask with great applause.) The next tosst *m" Our late Victory?While our blood Is warmed with its cht-ericg hutias let us cherish in nur hecrts a genercus recollection of the ' wounded that are behind u?.'" Dratik with uproarous applause. Mr. PuiLir Howk responded He said he would be very short. ( ' Good." ' That's right, old fogie ") Ha hop* d tbe meeting would keep "U'mt, and he would do as much for them Mother time". X'.?? toMt was quit* " his sentiments." Admiiaolft bad been the good feeling in adT*^CP) and during. and since tbe eUbllon. ^ le nad been no depreciation of any. Tbe hand of Mod fellowship bad been extended to all, and It,WM * -vet that they had licked the locofocos. C That a withti,, --> ?,-g not uied up yet," and laughthe talk?the 01 u v -*>? narty proper was the ter.) He thought that the _ ?<?? aristaonly ' free soil party " It had been, howo... ' ' rr of the whole American people. ( ' Good, old Phil"? cherrs, and hysterical laughter at the foot of the table ) The people bad recorded their triumph, and had acted In ther m*j<-sty. They had acted in moderation. (-That will do, Phil"?"gire Prestan a chance ") Well, ha would conclude by saying that he wished to God thfy cou'.d translate and put a proper meaning to the words. " Libtrli?Kcalite ? Fratrrniti " He believed that tbe American Interpretation was the right of every man to act according to his conscience in oLedienre to the In*, end the nhlla&Hnn nf arurv man to aroint his fellow, and respect hm honest opinions. (Cheer* hiccupping, and laughter) Me had noir ppc ken hi* Mx minutes and a quarter, and with a hops that the new administration would satisfy every l>ody. he would resume hla neat, (Cheer*?' Bah !" ' bah !" Vlll It glTe un the *poll* and wild laughter at tha foot of the table ) The Prendent then (tare the next regular toast:? " Our whole country I nltcd by Iaae^ar4b:a ti<*a nf bl> od, lnt< rc*t and friendship, It eitend* the welcome of a brother'* heart, and the aid and eomfort of whatever Fpnt of enrth he may first huve beheld th? lieht of Heaven " [Drank with tbeusual honor*?ft rew wild hur.zas. and th? "devil'a tatoo"on the tab!**.] 1 at 11 came the next toast in alarmingly quick timo the < hairman evidently becoming more and mora nervous every moment, while two or three young gentlemen near him. seemed appioacblng theieventeentti heaven with more than railroad velocity:~ " The American Stuuip A genuine growth of the Backwoods republic; the great bar before whioh all political c (lender* are brought for trial, where the people return a junt, intelligent ami Impartial verdlflt." 1 his brought out Nlr, who made one of the rant taVnj rpeffbes delivered during the evening lie aall:-A* It happens. I have taken aoma part in t!i? great [juentlon that has been before the American people; and without laying mjsell open to the charge of hiln< a vain boaaHr. I think I may be allowed to say that I know something that Is altogether beyon 1 the ken of General Taylor-that l.?, I know how to s jrc ruler, an 1 when to eurrender. (I.aughter ) At dulad-lphit, gentlimen. I not only surrendered, "at disorntloa,'* but with Oisotetion ((Jrent laughter) Hut I won't go ha: k to th? cotiUit. llavnt we uiade urvrjttjd/