3 Temmuz 1840 Tarihli Burlington Free Press Gazetesi Sayfa 2

3 Temmuz 1840 tarihli Burlington Free Press Gazetesi Sayfa 2
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fine presidential term-nn economical adminis tration a sound currency n pinfcctlm; InrlU' low salaries -and full prices Cor labor, nnd the products ol'labor r o n rnnniPfXT. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON. r o n v t e i; r- n i: s t n i; .v t. JOHN TYLER, Of Virginia. " In all ngos ami nil countries', it ltn been obcr veil, that tho cultivators of tlm soil arc those who arc least willing to part with their rights, nnd submit themselves to tho will of a master. Wm. II. Hahriso.v. " The people of the United States Tihxy thoy ever remeinlicr, tliaf, toprccrvo their liberties, thoy must lo thuirown voting and their own fighting. Harrison. "Tub riLEsstNcis of thousands or womi:N AS4h fim.nnv.N, niMci'EiinioMTiiri se-Ai.i'iNU hnii-i: on nr. IIUTULKS3 tAVAOn Of lltn WILPEIINKSS, ANIi 1'nOMTIir. .till Mom: savaui: vnocioit, tir.sr on HARRISON And iih gallant armv," Simon Snyder's jLssagt to the l'cnnyleania I.rgUlaluref)cce.mbcr 10th, ISIS. V It I D A V MO UMNO, JULY 3, 1R 10. GREAT RALLY OF THE DEMOCRACY. STATE CON V ENTION. The people nro coming fmni jilnin ami from mountain, To join thu bravo liatiil of the honest and far, Which grows as thostieani from the leaf-shclter'd fountain, Spreads broad and morn broad till it reaches the sea. No strength can restrain it, no force can retain it, Whato'cr may resist, it breaks gallantly through, And borne by its motion as a ship on the ocean, Spends on in his glorv OLD TIPPECANOE! Tlio Iron arm'il soldier, the true hearted loldief, Tho gallant old soldier Of TIPPECANOE!" Thursday was a proud day for Vermont. Her lianly population came together in solid mae eos. When 'vo read of a convention in Con necticut of five thousand freemen, wc wore tilmost incredulous, so unusual was the spec tacle, among our Now England population. And when, a few days since, we saw an account of another gathering of ten thousand of the Mns cachusctts yeomanry, wc supposed the reports must have been exaggerated. But 7ioie wc are prepared to believe almost any thing, however extravagant it may .teem. If a rally of five thou sand freemen in Connecticut, a state which cast over thirty thousand wliig votes at the last elec tion, was an astonishing scene; if, in a slate which like Massachusetts, counts over fifty thousand whig troops, a muster of ten thousand excites nmazementin us; what must be our emotion?!, when, in tho gallant little state of Vermont, which lias never swolen her whig strength to twenty-five thousand in any electiou, however enugly contested, wo witness such a spectacle at our eyes beheld on the iiolh. It was one of thoso sublime scenes which arc witnessed only in centuries. Wc did not beat Connecticut only, cor Massachusetts only ; but wc beat them both together. Ycs.moro than FIFTH EN THOU SAND OF THIS PEOPLE ot Vermont as sembled in convention on Thursday of last week, to cheer and animate each other in the great battle for constitutional liberty which is soon to be fought between the Country and the Crown. 111b know what wc say. We do not speak at ran dom. It so happens that the gentleman who gave out the tickets to direct the people where to get their dinner.-', knows very near tho number of men whom lie supplied, and lie fully concurs in our estimate. In addition to those who were furnished with tickets, there was a large num ber who dined at the public houses, and not a few who brought their own provisions with them. Those who supplied themselves, and those whose who dined at the hotels must have numbered from three to fuc thousand. And hence wc infer that the almost universal estimate, that there were from fifteen to twenty thousand people 2ircscnt, is, to say the least, within bounds. But this is not all. Nor can wc tell all. No tongue, no pen, can describe the magnificent spectacle. Every tiling was right: every thing was excel lent. The banners, the cabins, tho music, the Fpecchcs Nature herself, was in harmony with tho great occasion. As we said before, it was a Eccne which is only witnessed once in a century. And (we say it with reverence, but witli sinccri ty,) Cod grant that the day may bo far removed when we shall have occasion for another such as eetnbly. We have heard it frequently remarked by those who have been present at such con ventions in other states', that they never saw so largo an assemblage of intelligent men. There were no fops and dandies on the one hand, nor bloats and black legs on the other. It was em phatically a convention of the great middliii" classes, the farmers and mechanics. There were no ex-ministers nor ministers m expectancy no post-mast or.s nor pension agents, no supcr Intendants of the Break-water, no marshals, no custom house officers. And consequently there was no paid patriotism. In tins respect it con- (rastcd noblywith thje Wf"duck convention That was a collection of 'icc-ftoWcrs, this was a rally of the l'EOl'Li;. But, say the Tories, " at our convention there were no banners and music, no bhouting and enthusiasm." Such exhibitions arc not customary at funerals. Why bhould the long visages of the (fjicc-holdcrs bo lighted iq with joy at the certain prospect of losing their hold upon the spoils But at this gathcrii1 o: the rxori.i: there was no exhibition of unnatural enthusiasm no more than a good cause and a glorious leader will always inspire-no more than tho consciousness of being in tho right, accent' paniedby the certain prospect of triumphant sue cess, will naturally infuse into tJiose 7io arc de termined to conquer. It was an orderly and peace able assembly. No profanity was heard Accident occurred to damp the general joy. And when tho People had transacted tho business for which they liad convened, they quietly returned to their homes to cheer and animate their ncih bors in the great cause of their Country. As early as Tuesday evening, our Hotels began to lilt up, and hy Wednesday, business was nt a bland The mechanic's hammer lay idle, tho workshop was deserted, and the Convention was tho ono absorbing theme. During tho forenoon wo bad constant ncccs- rionsj at two, tho Windsor County delegation was announced, and was pillowed Iiy Washington County about six, Ornngo one hour nficr, mid twelve or fif teen hundred from tho floats just before eight. Somo of theso processions wero near two miles in lenctl accompanied by excellent bands of music, ami imss'in r1ipjU4',h tlw irinrijd Ptrcttt wvro conducted to tho Square, Trlur they mad tho etreult of th Park, and tecehtid n'fiehrty Welcome from th tltizstii of Pur lington assembled. Thoy Wer then severalty con ducted to tho dillcrent tactions of tho town allotted Kot iho-ncconimodation of their teams, and the people billowed to the different bouses. Wednesday evening presented an interesting scene. Tho town was literal ly full. Every vacant lot in the village was filled with horses and carriages a tent met the eye here a log cabin there the streets were full and n busy, bust ling, animated multitude, met tho eye in every direc tion, A little before twelve, however, we had occa sion to pass around tho town, when all was still and quiet as the morning of creation. No carousing, no riot or ro veiling. Hut at break of dawn all was life again, and our streets presented tho aspect of city avenues. Our guests were out enjoying a morning scene upon the Lake. It was not one of our brightest mornings, for a while a slight cloud overhung us j but this, like the'inurky vapors of locofocoism before tho rising sun of ltartison, soon disappeared, and right o'clock found us with a bright bun nnd a cloudless sky, Hy this time, the people began lo pour in from tho coun try around, and the several County delegations, head ed by bands of music, were marchingiii every direction through the town. Then eamo the splendid array from Shelhurn and Charlotte another from Hincs burgh still another from the boat; and lastly tho grand procession of three thousand from franklin county, and tho eastern towns. No man who did not witness it, can conceive the animated, spirit-stirring scene. Description is beggared, and imagination balls weary in the flight. Were it possible, we would pawn our coat and mortgage our breakfast for tho next three weeks, to witness it again. TUB PROCESSION. At the appointed hour, the procession began to form on Main street, agreeable to the dia gram in another column, and a few minutes past ten moved from the square, under tho direction of Col. Thomas, chief marshal, led by tho Bakers Held band. Then came the State Committee, and Committee of Arrangement?, bearing the splendid banner presented by tho Ladies of Bur lington to the Whigs of Vermont, inscribed with the motto "Harrison, our rescue" and on the reverse "thus do our mountain sons respond to their country's call." Next followed, strangers and invited guests, several hundred in number principally from tho Mtata of New York hearing aloft a splen did silk banner, inscribed, "the Empire State, for Harrison and Tyler"; on tho reverse the portraits of Washington and La Fayette, and enwreathed around them tho names of Warren, Montgomery and Grcone. In addition to this, wc noticed on tho smaller flags, the namoa of various towns in Washington, Essex, and Clin ton counties, accompanied by sentiments like the following: "Harrison, ho never lost a bat tle, and never will Conservatism, tho sheet anchor of our republic The public land, fair play and no gouging Harrison, the people's sober second thought Whig Fair, the fairest of the Fair Freemen slow in judgment, but always sure No reduction of wages. The Soi.nir.ns or Tim Revolution, in coach es, came next in order. It was a glorious cm bodiiiicnt of the last blood of 70. They bore no banner. Their attenuated forms, and silver locks floating to the breeze, proclaimed their character, and the spirit that lighted up their countenances, disclosed their sentiments with more eloquence than words can convey ; while the deafening shouts that rang from tho sur rounding multitude as thoy passed, proclaimed tho inspiration of their presence. Bennington Cou.ntv, though not so largely represented as sonic other counties, presented a formidable array of intelligent and patriotic freemen from the banks of tho Walloomsack, and led oirthc column of counties in gallant style, with the name of Harrison and Tyler at mast head. In the language of their bravo old General, Jtlioy exclaimed "Here am the. firorn mountain lioys, mere is tlio enemy, and cither ho strikes his Hag, or Molly Stark sleeps a widow this night." Windham Counts:, was well represented by her hardy yeomanry, and her determined spirit as fully expressed by spirited mottoes and in scriptions ; but our memorandum for this county mislaid. Rutland Countv, was largely represented by the people themselves, the ycomanry,tho far mers, mechanics, and laboring men,whoso intcl- gent countenances and manly bearing pro- laitned them true representatives of a county Kit can give two thousand whig majority. Her delegation was led by a band of music, and ac- ompanied by a coach load of old soldiers, while her flags and mottoes proclaimed her sentiments too plainly to bo misunderstood. Among them wc were enabled to catch the following. "Cu ba currency and Cuba Blood Hounds, Vermont boys don't follow on cither trail Mechanics' Union, no reduction of wages Van Burcn, Benton iSi Co. expunged by the people, March 1, 1811 No reduction of wages Flourish cre dit, llourish Commerce tho sturdy sons of Ver mont arc awake, and will show the Magician that his experiments arc no go." "Old Windsor Countv, ever trurj and faith- ful," was nobly represented and came proudly into line, proclaiming that "not only the Prairies, but the Mountains arc on fire" and before we saw the end of her long lino of frets- men, wc verily believed it. The Woodstock band accompanied this delegation, and wc arc bound to say it discoursed most eloquent music; whilst this imposing demonstration of the spirit of old Windsor, was any thing but music to the ofhec holders, who wero looking on in mute astonishment. Addison Countv, came next, with a very large array of freemen, displaying a great va riety of the emblems of rural life, accompanied by numerous significant mottoes. A log cabin, on wheels, drawn by 0 horses, attracted much attention, and as it passed was saluted by deaf ening shouts. It was a regularly built log house, with thatched roof, furnished and hung around with domestic utensils, and occupied by a com pany of honest farmers, who, when it passed us, were regaling themselves with a glass of cider, Among the flagf, wc noticed one from Fcrris- bui't'h informing Matty that "Ho is weighed in the balance and found wanting" another from Vergennes "Sons of 7G, wo come, but the end is not yet" and one from Panton : "Her tons did their duty in 1770, trust them to do it at tho pollsin 1B10" "llaid cider, preferred to hard tunes. Oiiaxgu Countv was most nobly represented, and never did she appear to better advantage, This, perhaps, of all others in tho state, is tho most exclusively a farming county. It embraces the height of land, where tho waters divide between tho Connecticut and Lake Champlain is rough in profile, and in some districts rnoiin tainous has no largo villages, and few nianu facturing establishments ; yet is she rich and powerful rich in tho llocka upon her thousand hills, her fields of waving grain and cltisterin fruit powerful in the number and intelligence of her hardy yeomanry, whoso proverbial enter priso and industry havo dotted her vallics and hill-sidcs wilh tlio smiling abodes of peace, and extorted from barren rocku a fortilo soil. Why should a wholo peoplo like this loavo thoir homes, and travol, somo of thorn, nn hundred I miles, at a buy DC-aeon of tho year if thoro was indeed no 'pronauro that honost men khottld re- j grot J' Heaven yot ntniled upon thoin tho early and the latter rain had descended in gentle showers, and tho mildew and the blight had passed them by. Tho worse than inildow blight of a profligate and corrupt administration rested upon thoir industry. Tho currency destroyed, tho government at war with tho credit of the country, and protection denied to our industry, commerce had furled its sail, tho (shuttle was still, tho manufacturer had becomo a producer, and the farmer found tho products of his labor perishing upon his hands, without tho prospect of a market; while tho administration proposed no other relief than sucli a reduction of the price of labor as would placo tho American freeman on a par with the pauper of Europe. This it was, that had roused up tho slumbering energies of the people. This it was, that had brought out, en masse, the peoplq of Orange County. They fell tho evils of mal-adininistration and had as somblcd to seek redress. Thoy demanded a change of measure?, and proposed a change of men. Coming from such a source, her brief but cxprcsssivc motto, "WE'LL TRY," was preg nant with meaning backed as it was, by a hotly of six or eight hundred of tho bono and muscle of the land, not a few of whom wc noticed bore the implements of their vocation, such as flails, rakes, pitchforks, &c. &c, which being interpreted, meant that thoy wore deter mined to thresh the rascals, rako oirthc rubbish, and pitch tho administration out at the big door. "Old Orange Old Tip we'll try." Washington Countv came next, and woll did her lengthened Jine, long drawn out, be speak the noble spirit of tho Capital County. Her representation could not have been less than fifteen hundred. A baud of music led the procession, which was at short intervals btudded with flags, banners, and mottoes inumcrablc, while bristling forks, and flails, and rakes, met the eye in almost every section. "Harrison nnd reform" "One presidential term," was their watchword ; and to tho interrogatory, "Is ho honest, is he capable 1" tho response was un equivocal "He is, he is ; and tho people know it." But what attracted most attention, next to tho imposing display of numbers, was a beauti ful log cabin from Northficld, mounted on wheels, and drawn by twelve superb greys, deco rated with flags and fcstoon9. This team, wc arc told, belonged to an honest yeoman in Brook field, and is ordinarily engaged in transporting produce to Boston but, said tho patriotic owner, this is the proudest load that ever my team was attached to, and to tho country tho most nrolit- able. Without rein or check, these noble 1 tccds, with more than loco foco instinct, prompt ly responded to the "gee up, who Dobbin !" of the brave Mountaineer who directed them, and when wc saw them proudly threading our streets and doubling the shortest corners, with a rural tenement large enough feir a country school house, we could not help exclaiming in the lan guage of the old song I've often thought if I wero ask'el, Whose lot 1 envied most, What one 1 thought most lightly tasked Of man's unnumber'd host, I'd say I'd boa mountain boy, And drive a noble team, wo-hojr I Wo-hoy ! I'd cry : Now by von sky, I'd sooner drive those Btoedl, Than win renown, Or wear a crown, Won by vigtorious deedi. The cabin itself was a very lino one, constructed of peclod logs, twenty feet by ten, covered with bark, flitted up with paper windows, a rough door, and a leather string which hung out. Tho antlers of a noble stag graced ou.t peak, wliilo tlm mil ..iiv coon, stretched upon the gable, bespoke the fate of sub-treasurers, and cornfield poachers. This tenement too was filled with the early tenants of log cabins, and bore this significant motto The people arc coming" "Wo demand pro tection for our industry" while tho whole line of Washington County was strung with flags and patriotic mottoes. "Harrison and reform" One Presidential term" "Vermont ever true to the Constitution" peered from every rank, and was re-echoed by the surrounding thousands with three times three, for old Washington, ame, and the Northficld cabin. Caledonia County followed, with a fplen- 1 id silk banner wreathed with evergreens and flowers, supported by a numerous delegation, bearing flags and emblems. Lamoille County. Our youn sister of tho North made an imposing display of intelligent patriotic freemen. They came from every hill top, and from every valley; and though thov left their "cabins" at home, they came with Honest hands and generous hearts to vindicate the cause of the log cabin chief. "Give us no more experiments ; but five us protection" was their stern elemand ; and though thoy rcalizetl, in tho language upon their banner, that "when tho wicked bear rule tho people mourn," yet was there a glorious consolation in tho record upon the reverse, of which the evidence was before and around them : "the whiiss are comiipr to the rescue." When wc contrasted the ruffle shirts, the taper fingers, and lilly lips, of the office-holders who occasionally peeped from their hiding places, with tho plain but tidy apparel, the hard hands and sun-burnt visages of these men from the mountains, wc could not but feel'a degree of pride and exultation to find ourselves acting shoulder to shoulder with such a botly of "simpicmcn," as Air. Van Ness would call them. ! kanklin County. God bless old Franklin. shouted every voice, as she reared her broad on sign in tho lino of procession. "Franklin coun ty last year awoko from her slumbers, this year she is up and doing," was the motto on her fr'out- lct,and hero was the evidence; for of all the conn tics, Franklin boro tho palm, both as to numbers and the indomitable spirit that moved them. Her representation was headed by two six horse waggons filled with musicians, who, as thov entered the line, struck up in grand chorus, "the Campbells are coming." Then followed near one thousand men on horseback, six to eight aureast, nearly as many in wagons, coaches, and carts, and wo know not how many on foot, each wearing tlio green sprig. This pro cession had already stretched from the Square to tuo lull, ana was doubling College Green, while yet tho foot was not to bo discovered, wlicu a grini-visagcd loky inquired how loin' thoy could keep coming in that way, "Till next November ! was the prompt reply, Flairs, ban tiers and mottoes, intuncrablo mot tho eye in too rapid succession to bo gonorally noted, but among them wo caught tho following: "Fletcher has, and can again" "No reduction of wages." "Tho whigs of Fairfield, coming with strong hands and stout hearts, saying Tip., Tylor nnd the tariff." Highgatohad a broad banner with a spread eagle, surmounted with tho namo of Harrison and Tylor, and inscribed : "Whigs of Ilighgato republicans of tho old school op posed to tho stib'trcamiry, tyranny, and the profligacy of tho present administration." Swan ton "ludopondciico forover," St, Albans " 'Lot tho people tako caro of thcmsolvos' thoy ui7A and of tho, government too !" Eiwsburgh had a largo farmer's waggon finely fitted up and furnished with tho sttbstantiala of life, nnd wo thought wo recognized a familiar looking cask, labelled, "No slippery elm Juice here." Ono side of her banner proclaimed "Gr.NUiNr. DcMocnAcv Van Burcn cogniac don't pass in Enosbttrgh" while tho reverse bore testimony to tho "Awful effects of whiggcry : Amos Ken dall's babies almost scared to death," to which a bystander replied it was Amos himself, and not the children that were frightened ! Sheldon boro a banner inscribed : "Tho yeomen of Shel don wc don't voto for Van Ness's baggage." No, no, shouted a multitude of voiccswc have had enough of that humbug, already ; while a stentorian voice from tlio left exclaimed, 'I would sooner vote for tho baggage than its owner.' Om.r.AN.s County camo next, with a full delegation, bearing tho motto of "llAnrtisoN and Tvi.i:n, the People's candidates" "One Prcsi dential Tcrm".-"Oflicial records may bo ox punged, but the people will not bo RUB'D OUT," Essr.x County, had a smaller delegation than most of her sisters, ard for this reason,- per haps, received a warmer welcome. Sho is all soul, ready forthc fight, and bore upon her ban ncr, "Let the people tcaclt those palace slaves to respect Log Cabins." " Grand Istr. Countv. This sea-girt little county, as overy body knows, hasher "Heroes," and we were happy to meet near two hundred of her honest yeo manry on this occasion a number which would have been greatly increased, bad the boat arrangement been generally understood. This county is emphati cally the garden of Vermont, producing almost spontaneously the substantial of life ; and in addition thcroto, is somewhat noted fur the rrodunt!on of tlmt IlarrUonian luxury, Ci'eer. Hut this was a youthful indiscretion. At an early day beforo the invention of Champaigne before it was known that tho office hol ders wero tho diinoeracy beforo it was known that tho tenant of i log house was disqualified for office tho peoplo of thesu Islands lived in huts, and, be cause they ciuld not raio figs, planted npplc trees j and wero iot "afraid." In the progress of events, however since the government has taken posession of democracy they find themselves reproached with their Ininblo origin, and arraigned for corrupting the moralsof thcadminiMraiion! Hut strange to say, not a man among them has deserted his cabin ; the last t'mo wc visited tho Island, apple trees were still growing, and few indeed, wo apprehend, will bo found among them to admit that Gen. Harrison is disgraced by living in what was onco a log house. Wo could not read their banner distinctly, but if wa mistake not, itran thus : "Hard Cider if it rids us of Loco foco is u, it may bo considered a tcry simple remedy for so bad a disorder." CiHTTF.NPr.x County. Our own county, of course, occupied considerable space in tho line. We cannot undertake lo estimate the number j but suffice it lo say, ,llu reomu 01 "'"cneten county were Here, ho the same more or less. And prominent among the dis plays which attracted our notice, was tho Charlotte and Sholburn delegations, numbering '133, 1S5 of whom were young men on horseback, drcsed in dark coats and white pontuloons and vests. They bad three largo omnibuses, containing from 20 to '10 each ono filled with old soldiers, endorsed " Last blood of '70" another occupied by tho middle aged, among whom wc recognized Hon. Ezra Mcceh, and still another with a younger class. Upon these ve hicles, was inscribed in large plain letters : "All farm ers, all whigs'' "Wo cherish them that cherish us'' "Tho farmers arc coming" "Shelbum is pledged to Harrison and reform." Jlincsburgli, also, did herself great credit. Her company consisted of 100 on horse back, and 300 in waggons, including 1 1 revolutionary soldiers in ono vehicle. She bad a large baggage wagon, furnished wilh "farmer's fare," on the cover ing of which was a log cabin, superbly wrought with twigs of cedar, and ill largo letters of the same ma lerial, on the opposite side, "Harrison Luxuries." A portion of the Milton delegation occupied a neat lo cabin, of the primilivo class, built of cedar, furnished with a regular stick chimney and other appropriate "fixins." It was accompanied by a largo delegation ivitll.1 lmlld Of Af.lsir nml l.nrn tlnu Qt-rntnnut in. scnption : "Tlio home ol revolutionists and whigs tho ridicule and terror of tones." This was followed by alargo concourseof citizens from the various towns on horseback and in carriages, bearing banners, mot toes, and apt quotations, too numerous for record j Then camo another log cabin from Colebcstcr, drawn by six borse, each of which bore a Hag with a motto This too was fitted up in excellent taste, and well fur nished, withal, as we had occasion lo know when we lifted thelatch about dinner time. It was hung around with rural implements, and by its appearance as well as its motto, proclaimed "a recurrence to first princi pies." Among tho town banners, wo recollect the the following: Colebcstcr "Ho vigilant, and the victory is ours." Shelbum "Kvcr constant, and unchanged as tho sun." Ilinesburgh "True Demo cracy j no vetoing in advance" "away with experi ments ; no reduction of wages." Willistou "Sliow us tho better currency." Richmond "Often beaten, but never conquered." "Voung men of Milton : wo shall stiike a blow for our country next September." Westfurd "(icn. Ilarnson, or general distress." Jericho "Her walls cannot bo thrown down by blasts from tho Dutchman's bom." Last of all, camo ibo Tippecanoe Club, bearing tho splendid banner pre sented by tho Ladies of Hurlington, inscribed "tho dawning of a brighter day." Reader, what wc have thus been attempting to describe, occupied ono hour in passing tho point where wc stood. Tho procession, enlivened bv twen ty bauds of music, and interspersed by half a dozen log cabins, and four or fuc hundred banners, had now stretched itself the wholo length of Main street, from Main st. past the College to I'earl st., down Pearl st. to HusseU s tavern, thuncc to John Hradlcy's, on College St., and thence to tho Square, whero the head of the column was just entering ns the foot left a dis- tanceof neat three miles. And yet, notwithstanding this vast column of men, from six to fifteen abreast, it was hardly missed from tho immense multitude that thronged tho streets the whole distance, and who, ever and anon, rent the air with their cheers. At al most every pass, you would hear tho enthusiastic lookers-on exclaim, "three cheers for that banner! six cheers for that log cabin ! three times three for those old soldiers ! " And then, si7t a cheering ! 0, it camcguhing and warm, right from the heart. Ev ery eloor, window, and balcony, was occupied by fair spectators, who, with waving 'kerchiefs and approv ing smiles, testified their interest in tho scene j and who m ruurn wero cimlimmlU Llitxied nml Kindly greeted by tho procession as it passed. Hut why should wo attempt a description'! It is not in the power of language to convey an adceptateidca of this grant pageant of the people. THE OLD SOLDERS. Tho procession having now reached tho Square1, tho Slate Committee, and Committee of Arrange ments repaired to the stago erected in front of tho Court House, and while tho countless thousands were pouring in and arranging themselves around tho stand, tho Revolutionary soldiers, more than one tn drcd of whom wero present, camo forward and wero introduced to tho assembled people. It is needless to say how cordially they were received. There was no bounds to tho enthusiastic demonstrations of joy and gratitude. Several of theso patriarchs ad dressed those around thcin,in brief but touching strains of eloquence 'They epoku of their country, its early history, its struggle for independence, its present con ditionof their own toils and suH'crings of their be loved Wasiiinoton j nnd in ibo fullness of a soldier's heart, each bestowed nn old man's blessing on tho gallant Haiiiiisos. "Grapplobim to your heart with hooks of steel," said ono old man, wilh silvered locks and fulteiing limbs, "for hois a brare and a good man," Tho several ages of theso veteran worthies, wo learn, ranged from 78 to 100 years. Ono among them Ma. Simeon Hookhr, of Westford, announced himself as 101 years. When ibo cheering which fol lowed bis presentation had subsided, a thousand voi ces at tho same Instant cried out, "Will ho lift his hat, mat wo may mark his features? for never shall wo look upon the like again." And as tho old man bared hit venerable head beneath tho blue arch of heaven, surrounded by twenty thousand frccmcn-hinitclf tho obscrvod of nil observers, a connecting link between thrco oonwrieo-O, wliatimytionBfilkdhi3-biitisl For an Instant th firtf of youth rlutnd his y, and ho would havo oddreasvd tin) throng) but hia heart was too full a few broken sentences was all bo could command, "1 havo lived through thrco wars, said he, and have stood upon this ground when it was an unbroken wilderness I did something in tho causo of independence, and have witnessed its blessings) but though nn old man, NEVER HIWORE HAVE I SEEN THE PEOPLE. To such hands am I wil ling to entrust tho destinies of my beloved country. Oodblessyouall, my children. Farewell farewell." Cheer succeeded cheer, as ho left tho stage, and " long life to Simeon Hooker," dwelt upon every tongue. THE ORGANIZATION. Mr. Hradley, chairman of tho State Committee, now called tho Convention to order, and tho commit tee of ono from each county, presented the following nomination for officers which was aetoptcd. For President, Hon. Solomon I'ootk, of Rutland County, For Vice 1 'residents, Win. Jarvis, ) ,,. Apollos Austin, J, ftlInrG John H. Olin, Hcnnincton Co. I'.bcnczcr Wells, Whullinni Co. Moses Strong, Rutland Co. Ityland Fletcher, Windsor Co, Jonathan Hngnr, Addison Co, A. W. H. Tennoy, Ornngo Co, Ezra Meech, (Jhiitrndcn Co, Win Martin, Wnsbingtyn Co. U. II. Chandler, Caledonia Co. Hcinan Allen, Franklin Co. Samuel (J. Crafts, Orleans Co. Joseph Waterman of Lamoille Cx Stephen Howe, of Essex Co. Ureen .Sawyer, Grand Isle Co, For Secretaries, Geo. H. Mnnscr, Leonard Sargeanf, Jedcdinb S. llublinuFL E. II. Hillings, Ceo. S. Foster. Tho President on taking the chair addrassod the Convention in substance as follows s I'rcemen of Vermont I feel myself overwhelmed with heartfelt emotion upon acknowledging this honor, the most distinguished I have ever received in my life the honor of presiding over this immense assembly of freemen j an assembly tho most imposing and the most nugust that has ever met within the liinitsof our beloved State. I see beforo me tho congre gated body of tho inhabitants of the State of Ver mont, embracing every class of her citizens : tho men who count their capital by thousands, and hundreds upon hundreds of those who earn their daily bread by their daily toil; before me I see mechanic, fanners, and every class of the intelligent and the industrious, while at my side, stand the patriot fathers of the rev olution, tlioso patriots whom our opponents stigma tize as being federalists and lories. Hut I cannot de signate who who are here) bo it sufficient to say, that nvEnvnonYishcrc. And for what arc yeju hero as sembled? To meet and give tho falsehood to those who tell us that we have aught but the welfare of our beloved country nearest our hearts. We como not to meet and repel a foreign foe, but to oppose with deep and uncompromising earnestness thoso who are sapping tho foundations of every thing dear to our hearts ns American freemen. You aro assembled to give your deep toned voices to that heaving tide, which, all over our country is swelling to sweep from theland the remains of that Jacobinism which for the Inst 12 years ha3 ruled this, our beautiful and revered domain: to meet and to subdue that party which so loudly preaches democracy, yet imposes upon us the most cruel despotism that oppresses any people on the face of the earth. They preach retrenchment and re form ; in their prnctico they havo doubled, trebled, yes, quadrupled the expenditures of our government. We conioto oppose a party which has made itself strong by abusing every power nnd even trust which the generous confidence of a free peoplo has placed in their hands ; who aro clamorous in their defence of the rights of the poor, and arc yet grinding them to to dust arc bringing them to a level with the degra ded vassals of European bondage. Gentlemen we have a work to do to-day on ibi glorious day for the people of Vermont. And not for them only. The citizen freemen of New York are here, and arc looking upon you with anxious interest. I said you have a great civil victory to win or to loe : you citizens of the only State in this Union that hns never bent her knee to Haal that has never lent her sanc tion to tho unhnllowcd doctrines and the still more de graded acts of this administration. Let the motto of destinies of bis country depended upon that hour's doings that England expects every man to do his duty Let that bo applied to yourselves : and now upon this nnd cveryotherday bear in mind that Ver mont and the American government, expect every ono of you faithtully and zealously to do lus duty. The following resolution, introduced by Charles Ad ams Esq. was adopted: Jleiolrtil, That a committee of thirty bo raised to report a ticket for Slate officers, nnd also a ticket for Electors that in order to raj-o ibis committee, inch county bo called on to nominate as many gentlemen as uiey nave scnniors. The several gentlemen, on being called, presented the mimes of the following gentlemen for this com mittee1, and they weio nppouitnl. Hennini'ton countv A. L. Miner. N. II. Hottnm. Windham county Smith, of Londonderry, Smith, oi j-imicy, mil. iienryoi luicMnnain. Ruthn'd county Robert I'ierpoint, Joel Heaman Nathan T. Snrauiie. Windsor county Wm. Steele, Rusel Rurke, Jus- 1 1 n .iiorgau, iiauipoi'ii i,uu.. Addison county Elisha Hascoin, Villo Lawrence, James Miner. Ornngo county J, II. Harris, Timothy Shed, Davis rune. Washington county Charles Davis, A. C. Chad wick. Essex county Jonas Graves. Orleans countv Ira H. Allt n. Franklin comity Horace Eaton, Timothy Foster, J, ll. mutuant. Grand Islo county Frederic Hazen. Chittenden county Timothy Follctt, Francis Wil son. Lamoille county Moses Morse. Tho following resolution, introduced by Mr. Pier point, was adopted : Hcsolrcd, That a committee of seven persons bo ap pointed by the chair, to re'port resolutions to this con vention, nnd nn address to the freemen of this slate-. Tho committee appointed, consisted of Messrs, Charles Aduins, Charles 1'nine, (Sen. P. Marsh, E. P, Wnltou, jr. A. L. Miner, John II. Prentiss. The convention then adjourned for one hour AFTERNOON. Convetion met Mr. Picrif)int, in behalf of the committee appointed to report a ticket for Stnio offi cers, nnd also for electors, presented the following I For Governor, SILAS H. JEN1SON. For Lieut. Governor, DAVID M. CAMP. For Treasurer, HENRY F. JANES. For Electors nt large, HON, SAMUEL C. CRAFTS. HON. EZRA MEECH. (And tlio iwiminiticD fm iIili roeumiiii-iiil iiii.i il.o elec tors from the several di-triets be referred to the dis tricts themselves) which report wns unanimously accepted and adopted by the convention. Mr, Adams, from the committee on resolutions, re ported tho following : .... Jtcsolccd, That the lcvolution which now convul ses this nation, though bloodless in its character is of enduring importance to the best interests or a bleed ing country. Liberty is wounded in its holiest sanc tuary, thu Constitution has been violated by tbo exclu sion of n sovereign Slate from tho councils of tho tia i;.,n nml ilme tin havo been demited to bo thu letral ai'ents of tho peoplo have conspired to bo their dicta tors. Wo tii its wrest the Government from the hands of unfaithful men, or consent to no slaves. 1mniml. That the enthusiasm winch has burst forth from tho grcnt mass of tho American people is the best guarantee for the stability sf our Government ,!, ;,,t,.,., ;iv nml inti lliwnm ofils citizens. This is no ordinary movement. Tho nation, lashed into fury by the siitl'dings inflicted by the ndministrn lion, havo arisen in tho might of iheir strength, and ,i,.,.,,,,l r,.r.l' lilu tlm ranso of tho nconlc. of them and for them, and the work when thus began, is half Jfesolccd, That tho Stale nr Vermont responds most heartily to the llnrrisbiirgh Nomination. Mny wo not sav that it wns nn event kindly ordered by nn over ruling providence, nnd mny we not humbly hope fur the smiles of that providence upon the issue. Gen. Unrrisou has Uveal for his counity, and tho ITiniiiri. ofibn ono is tho elorv of tho other. Ill nil situations he hns been the advocate of liberty, of equal rights, nnd tlio poor man's friend. The possession of a nation h treasure 1ms not corrupted him, nor the charms of power turned him asuto troni uutyi nut when the call of his country has been answered, he has returned to privato lite, in tho enjoyment of n reputation which despots never knew and which none lull 1110 enemies oi men lonuii) muncu iu wiriiisu. Willi such n man tho jewels ot tins nation aro sale. Iftsnlred. That wo record tlio protection ofAiiirri rnn industry ns one of the crent duties of tho American Government, without protection thcie enn do n prosperity, nnd tho farmer and the niunufncturrr will bn reduced to the condition of the rnoet object oi JAirofx) eony loUotcrs'. W want a horns market, and this can only be clliic tually obtained by a protecting tariffi Tin ptoplo need tins protection, they must have it, nay they will hare it. The wage of labor must not bo reduced as in mockery of tho sweat nnd tod of honest industry. Tho want of n protecting taritf necessarily begets dcpcndanco on foreign nations, than which nothing can bo more odious anil antircpublican. Homo is not only the ccntro of tho best oU'ectiolis, but of our highest prosperity. It wns beautifully snid by Gen. Harrison that we must holt to home for all that home can ghe. llcsnlctd, That tho national domain is tho common property of the Union, and should bo held by Con gress ns ii sacred trust for the benefit of nil the states. It was the priceless ofl'erinp paid to bind the republic together) and the ntteinpts of tho administration to divert it from its rightful owners is nt once a breach of fnilli, and hostility to the Union, This treasure has found a guardian in General Har rison, nnd by his foresight nnd patriotic endeavors bo has made it conducive to thoi happiness of millions. Ho has brought wholo states into existence, and they delight to reverence him ns a benefactor. Tho Stale of Vermont hns a deep interest in this matter. Her proper share of tho proceeds ofthotiub lie lands would give the means of education to all our children, during all time. Yet, strange to say, men have been found willing to rob us of our ritrht. llesolvtd, That the lending measures of thcadminis tration may be classed under the bends 1, Hostility to industry nnd credit. Tho .Sublreasury Scheme. '). A .Standing Army in disguise. The hostility of the Administration to industry nnd credit is. frit ns well ns seen. Let no man say the Admiiiistialion nro not chargeable with tlio evils wc sutler. For twelve years they have hrfd decided majorities in Congress, nnd the measures that brought distress nnd rum upon us nro theirs nnd theirs alone. Tho sulitrensury nnd tho militia bill are artful nltcmpts to control the power of the nation. The unioii of tho purse and tho sword is said to be the definition of tyranny, nnd if these measures should unfortunately be adopted, not oniy will the power of tho states bo annihilated but tho wholo power of the nation sub jected to tho control of ono man, If our fathers re sisted a Irillini'tax because thev saw in it the elements of an unlawful control, how much more should wc resist this bold attempt to establish n desposition in the consolidation uf tlio whole jiutvci of the nullum Afier the resolutions bail been read Mr. ADAMS made some remarks in support of them, partly as he remarked, because ho was a citizen of this state and partly because be was ono of tho committee which reported them. The resolutions, Mr. A. said, set forth two facts, in the first place, that wc were in the midst ofa great political revolution, nnd secondly, that the noble enthusiasm of the immense throng there present, showed that the people of Vermont were enlisted heart and band in bringing it ton glorious is sue. He said that it was not his intention to enter into nny details, for be did not believe it necessary among so intelligent an assemblage: but he begged leave to say that Vermont is now, and always had been repub lican. She wns so in the war of the revolution, and sho had ever remained so. While she had seen state after state first the Empire State, then the Key Stone State, and last tho Hay State deserting her, she had still stood firm and erect. Tho present assembly was most creditable, in his opinion, to this state: tho free men of Vermont had come up in the majesty of their strength, antl not they alone. Thousands were with us from New York : they had come up to mingle with us their sympathies and to promise their aid in this great work of political reform. Mr. A. said that he noticed upon tho banner nt the head of one of the county delegations the letters O. K., and that ho had asked an explanation of their signification. He learn ed that wliilo Gen. Jackson was president, he was in the habit of marking those bills which received his approval with these letters as the initials of all cor rect : but ho said that the feelings nnd judgment of the people nowgavo to litem tlio iiioresigiulicant mcanm of njj' to Kinderhool;, Ono remark more', said he, and 1 have done. We have been engaged in three rcvolu tions : tho first when wo achieved our freedom from the crown of England ; tho second, when we established the present constitution and the third will be complete when wc have succeeded in reducing and expelling the Arabs who have taken possession of the White House, and in placing there tho distinguished Hero of Tippe canoe. I feel convinced said Mr. A., that this might v gathering of the people ami their overflowing cnthui asm on this occasion aro founded upon the deep felt conviction that, Republicanism is tho most gmrioii' principle that can animate tho lire" .a of man, next to that of Christianity. Hy it said he every honest man would wish to live, nnd to die. And here, m tin aroused slate of tho public feeling is a force which will put down tho whole army of office-seekers that Van iioit.ii, Kendall, Devil and all can produce. You nil know, said he, the measures adopted by the present administration : theirsoleruhngprmciplo is selfishness, nnd the only object of their efforts is the consolidation of power in order to fix themselves above and beyond the reach of the people: for their success in doing this tho people must, and they will answer. The importance uf the present struggle does not cease with the next campaign j if Van Huron is nerniu elected, he of course will appoint his successor in humble imi tation of his "illustrious predecessor," and we must then have in their turn Calhoun, lienton nnd the whole tyrannical dynasty. Hut he had no fears. The people will now restore the government to its pristine purity. After Mr. Adams hniTTuiMied his remarks, Mr, UPHAM, of Montpclier, addressed the convention He commenced by saying that although he bail for years been in the habit of addressing tho people in the com Is of justice and in their political assemblies, never 'n Ins hfe beforo had ho thus seen the body of the peo ple of this state come up en viassc to sustain their cause. Ilccxpresscd bis joy nt the sight, nnd explained eloquently and ably the object of their thus coining together. Although the rights of a sovereign stato have been torn from her, nnd although the right of petition with every other political immunity has been liampled in tho dust, yet there is one right which nothing enn take from you and that is the privilege of thus discussing the merits of public men and public measures in your primary assemblies. He repelled with indignation tho thought that the people were thus brought together by any thing else than the impulses of their own hearts. This assembly will make another unnecessary for years. Tho "powers that be" know of your movements; they see the hand writing upon the wall, nnd they need no Daniel to read to them its interpretation. The issue has been fairly joined be tween the office holders and tho people, nnd it was now time that the latter should take the matter into their own hands, vindicate their rights, bring the gov ernment back to its proper place, and drive the Tar quins from Rome. In conclusion, ho said ho would merely present tho two candidates for President of the United States. On tho ono hand, we have Van Huron, the tenant of the palace and the slave of the rich : on the other, Harrison, faithful, able, nnd (whnt is a rare endowment at this day of political corruption) unbendingly honest, the bold and powerful defender of the loo c.vniN. Which will you have? The mv mense concourse here interrupted Mr. Upbam with lenid erics ot " iitvuus the Log uauiu nunu r continued the speaker, but it is not the cabin itself that wo ask and our opponents fear. The associations that are always connected with theso humble tenC' mcnls of the poor industry, honesty, and the most unflinching integrity these, and kindred virtues, it i that carry terror to the office-holders' hearts. More over, said he, they know that Gr.x. Harrison has another characteristic: they havo heard that he does his own threshing ! and thoy feel with fear-stricken hearts, that, if elected, he would probably do a tro inendous job of it. The President then introduced to the convention Mr. CULVF.Il from the Empire State, and for an hour and a quarter did this gentleman call forth tho contin ued minimise of the thousands whom he addressed. In a strain ttt one lime, of tho most irresistible humor. nnd nt another of biting and withering sarcasm, ho exnosed the absurdities, the worse than ridiculous nn becilitics, and most depraved corruptions which have uniformly chnrncterized the party in power. Jiis de liverv wns nlcasintr. and in the highest degree ener eetic: his voice wns clear and strong, and hiscnunci nliou remarkably rapid, which made it impossible for the reporter to preserve any thing more than a shgl outline of Ids remarks. Ho found it, moreover, both iu Mr, Culver's and in the succeeding address, much more ngrcenblo to listen, nnd to sin render himself to the power of the orators, than to pencil tm-ir simm ccs. Mr. Culver said, in the opening of h,s remarks, that, but for two conHidernlions, bo should feel tl.nl, con ing ns be did, f.om nno.her state, bo owed nn nPo oTforinlrudinij upon their attention. In the first d-ice, said he, I claim nn affinity with tho Green Mountains. I have breathed your nir, 1 have shared your blessings, nnd 1 trust I have imbibed some of your spirit. Hut besides tbi', I cannot forgf t that tho contest in w hick w aro wi ' a common ono. V our President is to bo mine you havo felt ihe curstf which lias fallen with blight and destruction upon my own statu) and wo nro now seeking ticomtuou delivcrnncc. Citizens of Vermont, I own' you t,0 apology! And now, said he, whntdocsnll this incan l What say theso ten thousand speaking countenances each covering a noble mind and a throbbing heart S True is it, thdt ns iron sharpcnelh iron, so doth tlm Countcnnnco of man his fellow. We come hero to c change opinions nnd to collect into ono voice our complaints. Wo como in the exercise of the last reh ic of our noblo rights the solo remaining ono fliat lias not yot been cloven down ) and this, thank Hea ven, is safe from their iron despotism. And ho would appeal to their own recollections for the ample causa of their thus coming together. He then contrasted; with great vigor nnd clearness, the present condi tion of our land with that which it was in, twclvei years ago j antl drew a terrible picture of the distres'l that now involves every intcrcstand every occupation. He dwelt particularly upon the disasters which had overtaken the merchants, the mechanics and the far mers. How, said he, do you account for all this? Ho knew that the Yankees had the bump of compar rison and that they wonld find out the true causo of this sound of mourning one! of woe, which was echo ed from every quarter of our land, from the Hay tf Fundy to the Gulf of Mexico. He knew that they would call to mind the attacks that had been mado by the government upon every branch of industry. Ho explained the principles of the Tariff regulations which the interests of tho country needed, and ex plained what Jnckson really meant by his skulking and shuffling recommendation of a. judicious tariff. Now said bo make up your minds that this battle is to bo fought over again from the beginning. Wfc arc no! to be degraded into a competition with the vassals of European despotism. My check mantles with ehamrt when I am forced to confess that Silas WmoiiT, of the Empire State, was the father of this bill to des troy the protective tariff) and although I am very sorry to sluudcr Vermont, I must say that this crea ture had his birth within your borders. The next thrust was aimed nt the currency of tlm country. No sooner wns it discovered that the n.v tionnl bank would not wear the Dutch collar, than trained spaniels were let loose to prey upon every de partment of its operations. Mr. Culver went on to omnicnt with great severity upon Jackson s courso towards the deposite banks nnd attributed tho partial preservation of our credit nnd currency, to the conser vative principles of the inhabitants of N. England.- Then be took up the specie circulnr, nnd lnstly tha Sub Treasury scheme, the latest nightmare which ha pressed us to the earth. This idol of the administra tion, snid he, is a wonderful child, and its genealogy is still more curious. Like Nebuchadnezzar's imago be said it was mado of divers materials nnd by differ ent hands. Silas Wright shaped the head, and Fan ny Wright moulded the face j Slamm, Ming & Co., formed tlio breast, and Benton the body. Still it was imperfect, for it could not run away ; tho legs wero kilfnllv wroimht and nut on. however, bv Calhoun i and now the decree had pone forth that whoever would not how unto it, should be proclaimed throurrtv the whole length and breadth of the land, as a hlacfc cockndc Federalist. He displayed its odious feature in every shape, clearly showing that it would be in fact a great moneyed rampart behind which the army oi oincc noiuers migni ngiu ior ineir places ann set the peoplo nt dolinnco; nnd proved most irrcsistiiiiy the utter inadeniiacv of its provisions for tho wants and necessities of the land. He felt sure that thero was not a true hearted Green Mountain Hoy who would not throw it off with contempt. Hut, said h, this measure, although the administration hns tho power to pass it nt any moment, hns now for a lonfj time been dnniiling between heaven and enrih, and why is it not passed ? (Here ninny voie-cs cried out, they dare not pass it.) Right! said he; you're truo Yankees at guessing. At first Van Huren wanted -omc expressions of Statcfcclings ; he did nol know now tlie selieuio would lie received ny llic slates ; inn be soon found out ; and the Slate expressions which he has received from New York, from Virttinin, nml from every other quarter of the United States, havo most amazingly cooled the ardor of his love for thin darling of hi bosom. He then went on to sni'ak of the all pervading inllucnce of Party spirit, and sniif that New York could tell nil about its corrupting power. There, in the days of the Regency domina tion, was a Rail Road wanted " will it help the par ty?" wns he question; did the people demand a Cnnnl "then wear the Dutch collar, was the rc- nonse: was a Hank askf d for "lx,iv to Kill Mnrcv and ki-s the infallible Pope's great loe, and all thi shall be given you!" The dominant party in this country have no fixed landmark", nnd but seven prin ciples, viz : the fire loaves and tiro fishes; all their efforts were aimed at their own selfish mirDOsej. - 'l"lii- tuuiMi-'cii iii'iicr unit's-; uui me prosperity vttr promise us, is like the will-o-tbe-wisp ; it always ii just so far ahead. The tampering with the currency always remmoeu mm 01 mo inscription on me 10111D- stontiol tlio .panisli experimenter ; "1 was vscll -wanted to bo better took physic and here I am !" He then look up the -iilytx-t" of government expendi ture. and showed mw e-ouvme-fir.'ly, tli.il nil i lie pre tences for ibe neeeity of their inerea-e, had their foundation in political fraud and ollicial corrupt inn; and now, said he, we have I ecu repeatedly to the door of ,mlice, nnd have 1 eon e-ontemptuoiily repelled, we miM now look to the only remaining resort, and make tlic;e pride swoln minions feci the force i. four ili-pleasure-. He inM-tcd upon the urcent necessity that every man should eon-ider ibe evil a personal one to hiin-ell", nnd that each should n-e the remedy for him-cll. lie Ihe-n nlluiled feelingly to i l,r. character eil the Vermont yeomanry and to the tact v hu b had I et-n leforo mentioned tliut'slif had always ceil true to her republican principles. Her sister Massachusetts had once left her -ide, Lot she was now returning with songs of penrcne-u on her head. He insiled upon thu neceily thai the strong and sine whig stnis should 1 c up and doine a well n the others j anil said that it ono side ot tlie lior-e should I e m a round trot, he had Utile fear that the other would -land -till. "New Hump-lure may No! Ephrnim i-joined to hi-idol 'et him a'one'l my friend Wilson thinks oiherwi'O, pcrhnp but can any giienl thing come out of that pinto 1" He next took tip the statt-of parties in New York, and ridiculed most pointedly, tho swagcering pretensions of those who think to chain tho "Empire slnte ngain to the car of corruption, drawn on by her thrice rejected and unrepentant son. The unsullied patriotism nnd the shining virtue's of Gen, IfAnniso.v, then furnished n noble theme for a highly eloquent nnd cH'cctive passage of his address; he represented him as standing between the transac tions of the past and the present a stranger to nei ther, and prepared to sympathise with both. Rapid ly glancing over the history of his life, and compar ing his character with Jackson's, be said, that th virtues of the latter were like meteors rare, brilliant and destructive ; while those of Harrison were like, the light and tho heat of the sun, always clear and bright which vet were mellowest and bcst,w ben just sinking beneath the horizon. With warm indigna tion he then repelled the foul calumnies with wniclv he is now assailed saying that those who knew him best loved him must, nnd declaring that with him, at least, the generous afiectinn of the soldiers of the war worn veteran, outweighed, by far, the coarsest antl most shameless denunciations of a stall-fed train-band of office-holding dcnincrogucs. If any one of this class nsks "what has he done? " 1 would tell him to ask the mothers of tho west, and to hear from their lips, made eloquent by the warmest nrl'ections and deepest gratitude of their hearts, what thev know of Harrison, their protector nnd idol. And, said he, the bullets go not more surely to the mnrk from their ritles, than do the votes of their sons for Old Tip, to tlio bnllot-box. Most bitterly would the gang of fed eral vilifiers of their country rue the day that ever thov soiiLdit to east their abuse upon his fair-fame f thev soon would tin.l m their iu.,, .i.. ,.i i.,, thumped nt the door of his cabin, tonbuso its inmate, tlicy awake the wrong person! Like boys from a bee-hive they had disturbed, they would run for dear life but they could not escape tho sting. Twenty five years ngo, said Mr C, I used to brenk up wilif beW nests in the meadow, but 1 always took enre to have a hav-cock closo at hand to cover my rctrrat, Alas for the Locos ! they nro entirely without shel ter. Tho dwellers in log cabins and the industrious of tho land nro upon the renr of these revilers of their virtues, and they hao not even n haycock to scrrm them. And now, s-nid he our opponents began hy reviling our emblem, and let them end thus if thry like; wo will plant them at every comer. Like out eagle, they are symbols of great virtues they arc thfl foimtnins of unsullied democracy, and lo me there i a moial crnndcur in this contest m defence of the vir tues of humble life. In conclusion, bo contrasted Harrison's sterling nnd ingrained iionkstv, with tho llagrnnt and unprincipled corruption of those m pow er; and gave a rcry significant and well understood glance nt tho windows of a certain Ex-Mtnistcr's and Ex-Democrat's lodgings ns he spoke most sarcntti callyof ho disinterestedness nnd selfdenial of lliesft itinerant lecturers on democrncy coming ns they do, directly from tho public crib. Hespokeof one who lind received some $150,000 from the pubh treasury, nnd who is now, forsooth, the poor man t friend ! Ho said that he would not mention his name ) but ho could describe him ns one who had been in Ho ran.cuard of Vnn llureii's nndnls; and unless tho wpns of tho limes deceived us, ho Would soon bo t-ranes-eent. Mr. Culver was understood, and a tre mendous shout from tho peoplo of Vermont, gnvn no uncertain sound. Perhaps tho " Sentinel " will echo the winnings of tho " Spirit of the Ape "and cnll upon tho "whole world " to take vengeance upon tlio whigs for thus 'hurting Mr Vnn Ness' feelings." Mr Culver spoke with much feeling and e-ficet of tlio cbnrncter of tho Hnrrisburg Conve ntion; No one', h said could fully appreciate the conciliating spirit nml the devotion lo the country's good, which character ized tho proceedings nnd deliberations of Hint nngut body. Every locnl interest, nnd every peisonnl feri. ing was freely laid upon the nllnr. Every part of ih land fame up to the support of the crent cause) Connecticut nnd " Miswun minfih-d their wa

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