The people's journal. (Coudersport, Pa.) 1850-1857, May 21, 1857, Image 1

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    T. S. CHASE, >
VOL. IX.
Business Cards
~F.W~K®o£,
Stto ncd at Ha id ,
Ceudcrsport, Pa., will regularly attend the
Courts in Potter county.
ARTHUR G. OLMSTED,
attouiUD at Ha to,
foudcrsport, Pa., will attend to all business
eatrustod to his care, with promptness and
fidelity.
Utile*—in '.he Temperance Block, up stairs,
ilain-ataeet.
I3AAO BENSON
attornr at IL a to,
COL'DERSPOUT, PI.
OtHce vomer of West and Third streets.
h. P. WILIiISTON,
3tt 0 r i i at & a to,
Weilsbor ', Tiogi Co., Pa., will a.tend toe
/Jeans in Potter and M'Keun Counties.
A. P. CONE,
attorn t£ at IL a UJ ,
•A ilnliortiugU, Tioga comity, I'M. w ,;i r.-; u •.
;y attend tue courts of Potter count v .
June 3. 1343.
•TGrlCsf 3. i.IA , of,
attoc nc - • r couusclor atlLa to ,
t.'sudct-poir , i'a , will ..i.e.il .lit s-.ral
CoU&'vft 4U i X isli k \i CVt.A 1 c . ijjll' > Ai
ousiMo.-s v. trux.. d in kts care, w.h receive
pro.upt siu'utuiii.
Oihe.. u Maiu-s'rcc- opposite he Faint
Home, Co i.ierspori. Pa.
i; o u i) li usp oKT ti u r t: L .
3aairl iF. vGiass ntrc
PKUPRI KTt) .
C'oraer of .tin ..ud . econJ rec s, Con
dor.pur , t'oLier Co., Pa ti.
it. rV . —> -J lil A |
4&uvucor a.id (£uitu;oanm\
R Yusond P. U. {A! tg.iny ; p.) i'n.er Co. I'a
will it tend .o ,ti bus.tu-ss i .it i; ne .vi.u
t re and disp .tch £. • J*) - Jy.
W. K. KXr-MCr,
Surufjjor, Draftsman, anu
(f onueDauccr,
titan Co., fa..
Will attend to business for nun res dent mil
h*,dsrs, upon reisou ib e terms. Reference
|,im f required.
f 3 Maps of any par of he Co in \ iad
t# sriisr. 'J
RS K. K H.AHK N(I 1 ON.
a W imitnv i ; >i , ii...ri.;i
ksr tk Jackson's B.ore, wiilcirry on hc
WAICH AND JE •> I'LRV BUSI
ike.e Watches and Jewelry careful./ re
psifsd, in the best siyla, and ou iheshar.es
UTAH work wan an.ed.
l oudern r , Oct. 29. 135ti. —9:24.
BENJAMIN KENNELS,
BLACKSMITH.
All work in his line, done to order and
with d spattu. (Ja \Ve*t s.reat, beiow Th.rd
Cesdsrsport, Pa.
B M I T H & J I) N l<; S .
Bea'ers in fry Goods, Groceries, Siatioue
ty. Drags & Medicines, i aims, Oiis, Fancy
•rtic'os, .Ac Af.iin Ciiree., Couchrsport la.
JUNES MANTT& JON ES
Genorai Grocery and i ruvision Ueaieri —
Ate m L)ry Goods, Hardware, Boot* and
Soe, and wha.cver men want to buy. Main
itreet, Coudertport Tu.
O. T. YLLISON, i\l. I).,
ESPbCT ir L LL\ iulot m> the t-ni-
A.V sens of Coudersport and vicinity that he
w ill be fou.d feg u.irijr a his office, over the
Drug Store of Smith & Jo es. randy 10 attend
tualt calls in his t rofesa.ou. i.ov. —ly
D. £ OLMSTED
Dealer in Dry Goods, Ready-made Cloth.ng
sftcrias, Crockery, *c Coudersport, la.
„ A H Buttsrworta
\\ ILL furnish the People with fresh Beet
" * ad JfcTToe, on Tuesdays aud Fridays
during he season. Cash will be paid for heei
tatite at ail tur.es.
L'oudarapar , Ju.y IT, it>s6.
M W. MANN,
Dealer in Books & Sta ionerv, >lus c. and
""I 4 * nea. fi, net ojiposi.e N. W. corner
he pub.ie squ ire, Couderspor;, Pa.
DAY' il> b. brown,
Fendryasan and Dealer in Ploughs. Lp
f r end o: Ma a * raet, Coudersport Pa.,
A, 3. <LxOODbx2lili,
Lb NS.MlTH,Coudersport, Pa. Fire Arms
""muftcmred and repaired at his shop.on
no.ice.
4 rch o, 184 H.
J. W, HARDING^
**h:oaabie Tailor. AH work entrusted to
" #,r * w 'l' he done w;th neatness, comfort
durab uty. Shop over Lewis Mann's
•tere.
~ AUTeoA.W tioU.-£,
CLf, M. M i LLS, Proprietor.
•J" the kV. lievillero-d, savej .serto
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—sclcctcXi 0 or t r
A PA Oi> >.\" aTaIIGDY^^
[WI g ve, a couple of wee s since a Paro
dy ci i a r oe;n eu il.ed ' Tell me ye winded
winds," in which .he o d bache.ors had heir
itof , iqued ram.y .it the c,a* s yled an iqu i
tad nam rried ladies; and in order hi. we
in iy ob chrged .vih a. ia i y o horn tie
"piiicks, ' we n w gire our fair friends .he
beiii-ii of the fo iowiug defe ce. which some
n ga- otnded WO.m U it .a cautiioa.ed to the
Geneva Gazette : J
To;, tue, ye winged winds
iLi si round my p hwuy r ar,
iJo ye no ku '.v is ue sot
v' hero biche ors come no more,
Some .one -nd p e sui. deii,
Wb.-re no mousi che is seen
vVhe; e long-sared U ndt -s net er co ne,
Udise ves . no tan between T
I here c una .uurmu from dis an ea—
A ;bwsaJ una vhicu whis ered. "AO.- r
Tell me .h u mis.y dee ,
Whose oi iow* round me lay,
AUu.i - hoti some l.vored spo ,
butna i* oid f r away,
vV'tieie wear/ gir * .nay fiod
A r~* LIOUI auf dough-laces.
And hear .he use .e. e . ed ic men,
or i.keued to .he graces ?
Soon did the .nit. .t dee i.a answer give.
By mur.n.iruig. "no whi e braney smashes
live.''
And th m. serenes, mooa,
What langu ge dos: ihou Utter,
\Y Kile gazing on the gentlemen.
Whose bed is in .ho gu.ter,
8 ty, hast thou in thy round
Gazed on none favored spot,
Wlurc hats knaw nott.e weight of bricks,
An i where cig rs arc not ?
Behind a cloud (he moon wi hdrew in woe,
But ill italics auswo ed,' No, no, no !
i ell ma, my se ret soul—
t>h! tell inc. Hope and Faith,
Is ihero no re*ti g- I .ce
From fops, and beaux, and de th 1
la '.hero no happv spot
Where wom iiikind are b'easod,
Wberu una rn .v never come,
A d where the girls may real T
Faith, Tru hand llope - best boon to mortal*
given
Wav'd ihoir brig .1 wings, and whispered,
•' Fts, in Heaven."
A Fact \ you ijj L ly in Brooklyn,
Netv Y- tk. nas recently had her le"
amp itutcd midway Let ween the hip
and k iet- in consequence of a wound
caused by a ptokeu h..p. The hoop
wa ..f steel, and in M-me unaccounta
ble manner a broken point peuetiuted
to he bii e. The wound IvncHine in
flate' d. a . putation WHS tlius made
neees-s: We have the story from
a u ></ ludy who js a fti. tid of tjie
now c t; ( .ed for.lit* victim : fa hi n,
and - tin vouch for its autiiefitKMtv.-r
Winstead liera'd.
Miss Sally Mat tin, daughter of the
late l)r* Mat tin, who is woriii $7O 000
ini er own i iij lit, aiul had been brought
up by two old maid aunts in seclusion
ft nm " the World," eloped last week
from Xenia, O tin, with a bad fellow
named Boyd, with whom she had been
acquainted but two or three week-,
by means of stolen interviews.
—MH riage is a desperate thing;
the frogs in AS >op wore extremely
wise ; they had a gteat mind so some
waller, but t iey would not leap into
the *eil, becau-e they could not get
ut again.— Sc den-
DEVOTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF DEMOC iACV, AN ) THE DISSEMINATION OF MO tALII'V, LITERATURE, AND NEWS
COUDERSPORT. POTTER COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, MAY :'.l, 1857.
THE GOVERNORSHIP.
Candidate of the Freemen of
Pennsylvania.
JI DGI: WILNOTVS LETI ET.
ACCEP TANCE OF THE NOMINA TION.
TH WAND*, April 22J, 1857.
Gentlemen: On my rutin n home,
after an a Usenet* two wei k>. I found
your commuuicatioii iufoiini rm* f
rov t.omiiiation as u amiidatr for the
office of Goveriio , lv a Convention
of the Freemen of Peeuiplv i ia oj>
[ioj<eil to the 'eadi m uea-uiies of the
late and present National Administra
tion*, which assembled at tue State
Capitol on the 2otli ultim , togethei
with a Copy of the declaration of the
pritic : pleB promulgated hy tnat C>n-
Yentlon.
I accept the position to which 1 am
called hy the unsoiirited suffrage of
tu- i>i-dy wno e rgau y<u : e; :i •
• u id y g ateful t >i so di-.ti uui he-i*
r. ;t k of the c > fiJence of my
ct'.iZc*!; yet nainiii I, .■ ;*ih*e of •/
i.iahditv pi <j'-ilv to rn> et it. ie
aioie .. oli gat i ons
loe a pi oaciiiug election i- one ol
no rdinaiyi i rapo. t.nPtpies
Hons <l. >tate policy, ntfectmg t<:c pu'i
iic welian: and pi sp ritv. are not
alone involved in til ••* issue* presented.
A* one ot I t- Jaigcst a d ino.it pow
erful ol tin* fovt ieigu Slates *f our
cord, delate Uepuhlic, the hutiec and
iuteics.s of Peu"sy vania ai e deeply
concerned it: the ptiuci; les tiiat ani
mate out National Government. .Siie
cannot, with -afety to her iudepen
ence and tile li tet ties of ui people,
be indiffeient to the rn in nitou ■ i|ue.-
tioi >. ; Naii-nial import in progiess
o| .-je v., ri .t—(piestl us t iuc'iiny ihe
crn t; u ;/IJ1 powers of tne Federal
• .tine it, and vtialiy aff-c i g the
dig. its aid fights f- I < r
ca *Vl'ii ut dl -hi ii j w:
a et *le*t ag it isi the w. ~ > ; !t; t
e Up I!l IS •■ 1 I H.l*L it lII' Ito
tv. uudoi tie* license oi Federal un
til n uy.
The dearest rig its ii fiee nen, ae
cure<i uy psain coiiititutio. . guaiau
tea. are i utnle.-isly violate.! on the ail
of our national domain. American
citizens ate made trie vicii m of atyr
anny unknown in the deap nisin* i
the old w*old. The spinal* civilized
and Christian nations lurnisu no ex
amples ol cruelty and mirage on the
oart of a goveintnetit towards its peo
ple, such as have heen endured hy the
people of K insas; utiles* tiiey be
found in tne persecutions of the Hu
guenots under L ui.s the Fourteenth,
of France, and of ttie Protestant* ol
the Netherlands, hy ttie Duke of Alva,
under Phillip Second, King of p.iin.
Indeed, the barbarities to w lieu the
people of Kau-as have been xp -scd,
were of a character so inhuman as to
provoke incredulity in * hi- mind* >f a
lai ge poition ot oui citizens. Tnou
sands have been deceived in o itie lie
lief, that, for paili*au purpos***, fic
tions were suh.titute I f#r tacts, al
though no event i i American 'list oy
at>- better .intheiiticuted, tha i are the
murders, robberies, arsons, and law
less lapacitv inflicted upon the bee
settlers of Kansas. These outrages
lad t r tlieii object tlie subj igation of
i hat Ten tory to the curse of Siavei v.
We .-.peak of quiet beii.g restored
to Kansas, bvcause a* n> d bands of
lawless men do riot to-day infest her
highways Hd pi indei her j>• pie
because < ; er towns are not acked aid
tne cabins of her settiers MI FLAMES.—
This peace is deceptive a- d insecuir.
it will ;>e biokeii, the moment tnat t;;e
people ot Kansas make a vig uojs f
lort t- lecovet tbo.-e rights, of which
they have been fraudulently and vio
lently deprived. Thepilrpo,e o| hei
enslavement isi , x<rub:v timed for
ward. A .system ot i. gtiiiou.-dyde
vised fraud, kindred to that employed
in the usui pati m under wnicu she now
groans, >s being ciniel ut for the
consummation of this great WIUI*. —
To this end also, tn power of the
Federal Government ' l>a*eu ros
tituted. We ar ; given words .f lair
nesa, but persistence la support of tue
wrong. Kvery appointee of tlie Pres
ident an Kansas is an active co-wo i ker
it the scheme for her enslavement.
Piiticiples of eternal truth anjj i*
lice, w! i( h lie at the foin.dation of a
Christian civHizati -n, a id upon which
repose ihe iiylit* of liurnai.it v. ate de
fiantly a-sailed hy tliu power that con
trols in ut National Government.—
i hi *e t uths, decla-a o-y of the natu
ml ai <1 inalie aliie rights of man, con
tained in the G eat Charter of out lib
erties. atc ■condemned by our highest
judicial authority a unmeaning and
false. 1 iie sanctuary of our Umiit*
of Justice is closed agai nst an entire
race of men. The pool and down
tiodden aie not allowed to petition
for a redress of their wrongs, in those
tiihiinuls of human G<<vei nrnerit that
•Jrou'd most nearly represent the he
iiefico.it atrihutes of ttie Creator and
fi . I judge G • all men.
In \iew of these iuconte-tihle facts
-I He wiongs perpetrated against
t e rig'its of American citizenship,
and the di sgers to which our libertie*
are <-xj ised thus presented in its
true ;.*pcct —the contest before us as
stiiui s a lignity larely given to hu
miu sfTait , and imposes duties upon
out citizens a* and -nit-ran as ev
er ippcaled to the hearts and con
sciences of men. Uhe q iesti >u i. he
lore us—fr nil its dem .mis there is ii<>
escape. Decide we nu-t, either for
t <e right or fr the wtoug. Sooner
o later tne verdict of this great Com
moii.vM tir mast he pr< u m iced on
the i -sues forced up n he c *utitry fry
the advocates of human bondage.
Mi-t rv will recor d that verdict to her
etiduiing honor, or to her eve. la-ting
•Tiaine.
Til- repeal of tne Missouri Restiic
tio , * id tne attempt to force siaveiy
ut) . ivi I'P ty fraud aid violence,
-rio.ta ed upon tne cm .try con
Act Between ttie a rtag • .i-lic systems
ot lit-e and aei vie lab r, I i tin isue
>T tiiis c-mflict is involved the demo
c.alic c-i.ar aeter ofoui institutions of
govei inneHt, and tne independence,
digm.y and tiglits <f the tree wnite
laooiing an and his posterity.
Slavery is the deadly enemy of fiee
laboi. The two cannot co-exist on the
same field of unterpiiae. Eitiroi la
bor will vindicate its right to freedom,
or it will sink into dependence and
dishonor. Free luboi is clothed with
intelligence and power. It stands,
erect in tin- dignity of a true manhood.
It -ustains ly its energies all the noble
institutions of a refined and perfectly
developed social lile. It is tile source
of out pmsperuy aid uatiotil great
ness. Slavery is labor in i 4 ll ranee
and chains— a to ntaiizrd humanity,
stimulated t > 1 <dutry by toe lash of a
ma te.. It in ;kos the laborer a 1 ar
ticle of nercna idiz *. wir out aim and
Without hope. in hie place of au in
tei ig .I citizer, ready to defend with
hi- hie the boiioi and inteiesta of his
couuti v. -laveiy ive t • the State an
ign 1 ant savage to be held in >iil>jet
iow It enda ig *rs tlie s >cial fahi tc by
converting it* great element of
ctiei.glh into an implacable ei niity.
Nevi 1. ir the history of puitisan
wailute, were men iivue unjustly and
per-evcii 11 _ly uitsi opresented than ate
the opponents of the extension • 1 sl.i\ e-
ry, ami tne vveaj).uis it is necessitated
to e U|'ly, ami j artly from tne tact—
Hit omnipotent has the -Slave Powci
become i>i our govei ninent—-that sup
poit fit its every eemand is made the
single teat of party fidelity, and the on
ly mad t official preferment. The
citizen who disso ta in terms of earn
est and manly protest against whatev
er exactions Siaviy makes, becomes
so far as the National
Government can impose disabilit e
almost as much an alien and outlaw
a> is the slave himself. Il the freemen
of tlie North consent to occupy men
a subordinate position in the govern
nieir f tne i countiy, the spirit of
manly independence will beciusued
out in t eir p isterity. On sons will
become a subinis-ive an 1 servile IHC
stripped of manhood and of self-r< -
spect. The slaveholder, proprietor
of tin- *> i! and mater of the g> ere
rneiit, will dominate ovei them with
Bcaic ly less of at rogar.ee a >d powei
th u lie rules net hi- hereditav hood
men. T • this condition are the - o
slav. h L: tig white* of the S rath a!
• e.d i t-diiced. Riev h.ve to d iv.
little m re of practical power in t!ie
formation of p ihitc opi -ion, and in
t e affair* of govcum -it tliari as e
-lave. fiie same fate awaits our pos
teiity.if slavery r-. l ved to rr.otiop
• hze i lie virgin .-oil of this c mtiuent.
It is the inevitable re.ributim of
heaven o any prop e that have mt ■
the coinage e.d ii tegiity to ui iint iin
l ! eir i i^lit -. It is not true that the
defender of the rights of iree labor
seek the elevation of the black race to
an equaiit with the width. T i.-y d
not pt.q>.i*o the emu'-ci pat ion of trie j
-iave. Irul I jve tnat tj .e.-tiou, octli as
to lime and the mode of acc nDplisii- i
ment, with tlie States iu which slave
t y exi*ts. U icy wish to deal with
mis great ml e nbarra ->i ig evil in a
spirit -f friendly forbearance towards
those State*; but they cannot cairy
their forbearance so far u to virtually
bee me slaves the n-elves as to sur
i ruder the soil and government of the
nation into the hands of ari ar i .tocracy
foutnfe I up.m property in slaves
Free w ite labor has rigiits in the
soil superior to the pretensions of
-lavery. Tne slave mlding capitalist
claims that his propeity, b ing large
ly invested i i -lave-, vvid depreciate,
unless the field where m he can em
ploy it, be enlarged Ttie white la-
Uorei, also, has a fo..p rly iu I*is lab >r,
quite u. sacred and asworihy of the
care of i ie G iveru oe it ; and whei o is
lie fi-id ip rn .v ne i .13 is t n*ke
thai latuij profitable t < himself and
his family, if slavery shall mo;i p uize
thr feiti'e and virgin lauds f t.ie
Well Laboi is depies-rd almost to
tne stai viug -i it, i i tin- Je isely pop
ulated c .iintii -s of tne oi I world, b<
cause • i tne narrow fi I 1 up > i which
it is impiisoiied. I'ue (f rnand foi !a
fror is small, eo.npa ed with tlie thou*
sands w.io have labor to sell. So it
will be at no distant day iu Uii* favoi*
Ed laud, unless we keep our vast pub
lic domain as a sacred inheritance for
the free white laboring man and his
posterity forever. lit the soil of our
extended empire, the toiling masses
have the only sine guarantee foi their
future prosperity and independence.
This, tire cupidity of capital would
take from tliern ; and here I e.s the re
al issue tiiat the Slave Power has foic
ed upon the country. It s a struggle
for la id. Oit ie one side stand* t;e
owuei of slave pr iperiy. <1: n i iJi iga
field on which to einpl y 'lis servile
(allot— ipon tnt other side stands free
boor, claiming the soil a- an iu e it-
auce tt a tieo i terity. Control itnl
We tern Europe, tee niug wito its
milhoiis of'popul iti •1, i. iot asla'ge
as tlie domain of the American .-lave
lioldei. fi a d iiis n>id ne 1 already
occuoy by f'artoe 11 >st le'ttle auu gen
ial portion • f this c n ent. Lot him
1 -1 content-with 10 ' rriloiial pus
ses*i< lis an < power. We do not seek
to di*t>:id him. We neither assail
nor deleod his asseited right t hold
ttiis oeciibar kind f property. We
simply r.ffl m that we l ave nothing to
do wi h it, and piopose to b-t ni n ai>*l
his -lares aim e wiere they are. We
make, ti eiefole, no <pie->tioii ah ui ttie
abolition of Slavery in the South. Wo
hut stand in defense of Freedom in
the North. Kansas is in t:e latitude
cf Piiiladel >hia. In geographical po
sition it is a Not them rerrttoiy. li
was dedicated by solemn compact in
IS2O t<i Freedom forever. We claim
the fulfillment of the bond. We de
fend the integrity >f free N uthern
soil against the cupidity that w uld
subjugate 't by vioie ice into a planta
tion for slaves.
Much has Ween s lid of the dangers
involved in this controvercv. We are
•• 'Uuseled t sub mission and aquies
cence in the Wong, becau e th* wi ong
doer threiteus greater cal-ouilies if
we shall dare to demud our light-.
£> cU threats aid unbecoming those
< EDITOR A PUBLISHER.
who ra ike them, and an insult t< trros#
upon whose; feais they a ,- e expected
t< operate. Qe it q esti ms of gov
< i nine tal p 'icy. involving tli • erf
mj b.-t i iv ot oili 11 bet ti•<. a• d i'jo !j i o
•i irss of iein te g<* ierafi ms ne i>t
t he -filled !y to tt fears
Ii y at ot toe A'He ia . people.
>{ •i - >i. a.id t lit- cai ii j oloiiu* at an
i^int iiml public ijii ito i. must de
tn I' < twee i tie. men— tit eats area
i- ii'M t .slivvs* I iutgiu iv dangers
• 'C >me realities t* t ie ti m i—to the
fur ig • >us I iey va ii-:i on a nearer
approacn. So net'e the only danger
lie-, t i bee nning domed. lue dau>
e is uv re. one tliediy it is met with
resolute courage a id detei mined p ir
li 'M . 're ligit must p avail, and
ie .vro.g net give w iv. Up i iiu
oilier ha is can trie q resti :is in issue
ever tie per naneirlly settled. It is
no impeachment • f the in inly qu dititwi
of 0111- Southern trim ids to say that they
will and must submit to that which is
ju.-t ami rignt, when constitutionally
embodied i i the legislation of the gov
ernment, Let the freemen of lb*
No. tn announce in language hit in and
uumi-takealde, their purp •** to resist
the spread of -iavery, and, at every
Cost, to preserve trie integrity of the
Union, and we shall have a lasting
peace, sucti as no compro nise. Uavi g
its foundation in wrong, can ever &•-
cut e to tlie c Minlr y.
Tne position taken bv the Convert
ti ni. in its resolve touching the duties
and ob.igatioiis imposed upon tiros#
who seek adoption into our great
American family of freemen, nuat
meet the approval ol every patriotic
citizen. We have a rigeht to expect
and i quire a perfect and undivided
allegi .rice, from tili who are invested
with the high prerogatives of citixau-
Ship. As the adopted citizen receives
; in lull measuie all the lig its and im
munities of the native nor tr, s ., ought,
he to render the like single and unre
served dov .ti m to tue country of his
ad ipti ni. He should acknowledge
no earthly power superior to the con
stitution and the sovereignty of the
American people. There is no daa-
ger that we shall err in our zealous
devotion to our c >uutry, and in tho
cultivation of an ioUQce American
Nationality.
I have riot time to speak of the
other topics embiaced iti the platform
of principles adopted by the Conven
tion, in the manner th.er importance
deserves. Opertunities will be afford*
de me heteafter, to make my views
known on some matters of domestic
pole ehoely connected, in my judg
ment. witn the growt i and prosperity
<<t oni great Com no iw -alta. tVhile
th ! ut-n <st rare ah-itlM li • bsei veil
not t i di ni li tho vast booties- niter
ets of a Commonwealth so rich, a d
of -nr divio-ifi 'd pursuit sas our own,
vet it cannot he denied t iat ours, the
t chest Commonwealth °f it-* ea
t *ll' i i the w old, his not kept pace
io the d velop lent of her tesources,
and i i productive industry with some
of her sister Stite. We may, the r*
tore, with lit the chaige of ra<hneas,
inquire if •ur policy c mid not, in
some respects, he nud ? more confor
mable So the spit it of the ago, and
mucin har.nonv with the wants of an
ever-active I) i<iuess enterptise.
[n eonclu ion, gentlemen, permit
•no t< tendei my thanks for the *ery
kind and acceptable manner in whicn
you ischarged the duty assigned you
Vety respectfully, your obedient
servant, D. WILMOT.
To J- S. Bowen, Win- D. Keliey,
John R. E lie. G. Ru h Smith and
Russell Knelt, Committee.
—An Englishman in Philadelphia,
speaking f Pie.>i.leut Washington,
was expressing a wish to an American
to see bun. \Vi ile this conversation
pasaed, "There he goes,'" replied A
merican, pointed to a tail, erect digni
fied peisonage passing at the other
side of the street. "T <at Grueral
Washington?" exclaimed the English
man—"w me.is his guard?' "Here
replie i the American, striking hi*
dreast with emphasis.
IVO. 49.