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4N N ig: DUE HL ER; EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR,
V'Q g IIYI.--37.
dis ras rs un G, Pa.
•riE Subscriber tenders his acknowl
idyl:isms to the Public for the liberal
and, stsady patronage with which he has
been fsvored for a series of years, and re
al:m(1011r announces that he has just re ,
et his old established stand in
Chasitbsrs'bing street, a large and fresh
• IMPPLY say
Paiute, Varnish, Dyestuffs
4d tit variety of articles tumidly found
itt 'l` nig store, to which he invites the
Olen ?Icor the public, with assurances that
Mbritetltloirfill'ifillied it the - Most reason-
the stibscribei has also largely increas
ed his assortment of BOOKS, by an addi
1:0011.S J .
embraelag almost every , variety of Stand
ard and• Popular Literature ; also,
Blank Hooke and •Stationery
of all kinils, GOLD PENS, Pencils, Viol
stands, &c. &c., all of which will, as usual,
be sold ocr.9 r THE LOWEST PRI
Otr"Arrangements "hare been made by
which anything not included in his assort
ment will be promptly ordered frotn the
S. H. BUEHLER.
Gettysburg, Oct. 22, 1849.
0:71 have at present on hand en excel
lent assortment of BIBLES, plain and fan
cy, for school and fatuity use—at very low
In the Market.
MILL AND LANDS
47' PUBLIC SiILE.
r lIE Subscribers, Executors of ,the
Estate of WILLIAM COItEAN, tleccas
cd, will offer at Public Sale,
On TAursday 1/u. doy of December
next, at o'clock, r. N.
late4re-Estate of saitilleestased, on Marsh
Creek. Cumberland township, Adams co.,
Pa., about half a mile from the Gettysburg
and Ilagerstown road,adjoining lands of W.
Id, Scutt, Francis Bream and others,
ON WHICH ARE. BRQCTBD
Two Dwelliug, Rouses, i n
(TWOArroia.) A STA, SPHINO•Ie
moms, a good SAW MILL, and also a
Ca 2 glit 4 111 Nag
with two pair of Country Stones, and one
pair of Burs„ with Elevators, and all the
necessary Machinery for waking March
etti work. There is one of the finest
MINERAL SPRINGS in the country, a
few rods from the dwelling House. -
°A t. s o.•;--.dt the same time and place,
situate in Hamiltonban township, Ailams
county, adjoining lands of Wm. M. Scott,
Wn. Wilson and others, about 50 Acres
of which are in thriving Timber. The im
provements are a one and one-hall story
AND ' A DOMILK
' LOG BARN.
Vitale are three never-failing springs which
`Water the fields. KrOn both the above
Tracts there are thriving young
• Orchards, of Grafted Fruit.
Persona wiihing to view the premises,
will call cell on Wm. Cobcan, residing on
the Mill property, or on Samuel Cobean,
on: the Goiter tract. liQ'The Sale will
take flue on , the Mill . Tract. Attend
ance given, and terms made known by
14V. 19.1847. Executor.
M Public Sale.
. . . . ... .......—...
I , .on-Stdawday Me 41it of December,
.AY' istd.cLocr, lc, AT TIIE •COURT -HOUSE,
. 1 1 1
F ClfifitLiell• all my land lying within
iliti'irotougit of f;ettysburg, Adams
) K i ttir .,„cotuusting of a
IT g r ; , • ...V]
•.I i te r , ' ri iO, . II
.., sx , I qt. 1....
--.1 iIIOVINttAININO., KOBE TITAN
e n on which are erected a
large Brick BARN, and good
iS II FARM HOUSE,
',Wagon Shed, and Granaries.
t. tp,iu.a_.large quantity of excellent
MeADOW, L and 50 Acres (more or less) of
/kWh ,of :the land might be sold •.• •
ge Tows lots, as it fronts on sev
Several Town -Cots
critter property will be offered for sale
OTheme lime. ir_P•As I reside at a
4114n:ice 'from the property, I am determin-
Wici.sell it without reserve. The Farm
wtll be mid in two tracts if purchasers de
TERMS.—One-third part of the pur
)lllase money on, the let day of April next,
iY en.a gond title will be given, and the
Ililikeqo in twti equal annual payments with
Lancaster, I'a. Oct. 22, 1847.
A VALUABLE FARM
A CHANCE FOR FARMERS !
IN pertinence of an Order of the Cir
phans' Court of Adams county, the
subscribers, Administrators of the Es
tate of Snivel. Hoimmune, late of Leta
more tofuship, deceased, will expose
to public sale,-'op Saturday the Ilth - of
December neat, at 141 o'clock, A. M. on
the premises, the valuable Farm of said de
more or less, of Patented Land, adjoining
lands of George Deardorff, Wm. Wright,'
Isaac Driest ied 'George Itexam. — The
Improvenients are s one mai-a
half story --
Log Dwelling house,
a double Log Barn, with two hres utg
Mots attached, together with the usual
I necessary, Outbuildings ; there are two
thmltig Orchards on the premises ; also
two Wells of good water, one convenient
to the Wyse, the_other, to , the Barn. A
large proportion of the land is -covered
There is also a sufficiency of
goediVieffiliotv7 --- A - peribrthals to welt
limed, and all is under good cultivation.
There are on the premises a number of
never failing Springs.
gcrThe above Property will be sold
entire, or in two separate tracts, as may be
!deemed moat advantageous. Terms made
known on the day of sale by
DAVID E. HOLLINGER,
fly the Court—Win. 8. Hentilton, Clerk.
Nov. 19, 1847.—ta
Y virtue nT en Order of the Orphans'
Court of Adams county,the subscri
hprs, Executors of the Estate of HENRY
Dom., late of Berwick township, deceased,
will expose to PubliC Sale on
Sa' turday the 11th cr December.
on the premises. the FARM of said de
ceased, situate in Berwick township, about
one mile from Abbottstown, on the roading
leading to Hanover, and adjoining lands of
John Flickinger and Michael Greist, and
more or less, on which ure erected a ONE
STORY W EATHER-MARDIR h •
Log Barn, and other out-buildings. There
is a good siring UT *hinter istitivenientto fire
house. The Farm is in good order, and
under good fencing. Ig_7•The terms wilt
be made known by •
Nov. 19, 1847.—ta Eers
VALUABLE MILL PROPERTY
ri•IIE Subscriber, Executrix of HENRY
Mvxas, deceased, and testamentary
Guardian of his minor children, offers for
RENT, from the Ist day of ;9pril neit,
the valuable property known •
They. are situate in .Hamiltonhan township,
Adams county, I miles from Fairfield,
and in one of the best Grain•growing sec
tions of the county. The Mills are newly
erected, and in complete repair; they con•
silt of a Grist Mill; Saw Miltrdtc.. all in
good order. There are about 500 Acres
in the Farm, with Dwelling-house, Ten
ant Rouse. Barn, dm., a large quantity or
meadow and amble lands, Arc. • - -
• 0:7-The Terms will be made known by
the subscriber, residing on the premises.
Applications must be accompanied by pro
per recommendations. •
• MARY MYERS.
Virginia Mills, Oct. 20, 1847—1 f
./YEIN d RKJX6 E&?ZE.4'T.
A Daily Line between
GETTYSBURG & BALTIMORE.
THE Subscribers have the pleasure of
announcing that they have completed
their arrangements for running a
NNW DAILY LINN
between Gettysburg and 13allimore, via
Littlestown, Westminster and Roisters.
time. An entirely new line of superior
!- and elegantly built ,
..t.; ,- 27 TROY COLORER
have been put on the route, which, togeth
er with trusty and accommodating drivers,
they feel assured must give entire satisfac
tion to the Travelling l'ublic.
The line will run through daily,
(Sundays excepted,) leaving regularly at
7 o'clock, A. M.
JOHN L. TATE & CO.
September 17, 1847.
TS KR NO TICE.
A LI, TAXES on Duplicates in bands
of Collectors at the present time will
be required to be paid on or before the Ist
day of January, 1848. pOn all Tax
es unpaid after that date, 6 per cent. inter
est will be charged, according to law.
Attest—J. Atillinitugh, Clerk. Commisters.
Commissioners.' Office, Get
tysburg, Oct. 29, 1847. 5 td
RUIT TREES, of all kinds, (grafted
in the root,) can be hail of the sub
scriber on reasonable terms. Please call
and judge for yourselves.
C. W. HOFFMAN.
Gettysburg, May 20, 1846.
GETTYSBURG, PA, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 26, 13471
i rliE WEDDING DAY
IT lit Artlo/ 01 TIC PATRICIAN'S DA11701171111.
The kids' Is ono, the joy-bells have ceased,
The Cup of kind wishes has passed at the feast,
The friends of the bride and the blidagroom retire,
And leave them alone with their mother and as.
Not a word do they speak, though the time hut ,
des by ;
They breathe not a blearing, they heave not aifigh
Ere the sun, jinn „at noon, slants a shadow they
And "tick, goes the clock, like a throb of
the hews. •
With clothed lids idielhe mothet ; the shade of.
Flits over her lips . : itod intently the while
The,eyei of the bride on the woodbine branch
And its waving keeps tints to the pulse in her
A tweet psis WtiUs the breast of the linktainiihe
How much to the maid Who Us blest him bo
To and ho walks the father aid Mims j ghtd
Which stops short Ake a wave diet melte ocean
Then he attrition to the window and prates of the
"Why the day seems quite blythe to have joinid
But I know on long Journeys what Wrest' ate
Fill the gloss ere you Matt, hush I" the souk! a
the wheels I
Then -br.nwt-by -the- riW r ipiwr-tto-4enrir ixoeAi
With clasped beads sunk the child at the felit of
her mother; •
While the beds In - hor tames aro bathed in a
Moro holy than e'er gemin'd the cops of& dower.
Cries the father, .No folly 1 tears could not dine
If the Joys of the day wete st final dlsester r
But even as be spoke his neeents Wete trembling,
Kind head I he was but little skilled itt diesems.
She flew to his arms, extended they caught her;
She clings to his bosom, "My darling, my daughl
My jewel, my bird, my sweet fount undefiled !"
Then quivered his lips, _and he wept like a 444
He turns to the bridegroom, ~ My rose which for
I have fostered with smiles and watered with tears,
I transplant from its soil; in thine should it thrive,
'Tie the sunshine of love that must keep it alive.
To omens:rate, honor, and sweeten thrlilit,
I give thee, I give thee, the faith of a wife ;
'Chou shalt cherish and shield her in good and is
She springs to her husband, "My father,
An adieu, an embrace! the door opens, they're
To the new world before them their steeds hurry
All the blessings that parents can pry for attend
And His love, who is more than a parent, befriend
M'Culluch's Tama .RaNgtit."
CAPTAIN BEN ArC lILLOCII.-=-Relll CD.
ing. we met Mr. Kendall, of the Picayune,
who introduced us to Capt. Benjamin M'-
Culloch, the celebrated' partisan scout.—
Captain M'Culloch is a man of rather del
icate frame, of about rive feet ten inches
in height, with light hair and complexion.
His features are regular andpleasing, tho'
from long exposure on the frontier, they
hate a weather-beaten cast. His quick
and bright blue eye, with a mouth of thin
compressed lips, indicate the cool, calculer
flog, as well as the brave andclaring anal.
gy of the man. Being told that we were
antious to join his company,after running
his eye over us, he asked. "Have you a
good horse, sir? for," said he, al have re.
fused a greet many because their horses
would/not do for out service!' Our horse
was then inspected, and being pronounced
a good howl!' ate were iranieditindy
made a “Tatuts Ranger.' Capt. Wentz
loch bad just come in from a scout to
wards Linares, and a detachment of his I
company had been left at Reynosa, under
the command Of Lieut. and — it
was expected that we would move up to
Reynosa in a few days.
ANECDOTE or_Oss. Tsxmat..--;.Cfallinfr
on the commanding general sooty_ after our
'recovery, to ascertain the chanCei of trans
portation, he remarked, after saint pleas ,
ant conversation, that he was perfectly de
luged with letters, and that much of his
time was occupied in making
"And, sir," said General Tayior,' smiling
as he handed us two letters, ato show you
the diversity of subjects I RIO called upon
to respond to. you may look at ' these."
One of the !anent was from a boy, (canteen
years of age, giving a' sort of history of
himself and family, and who desired to en ,
list in the service, and had written to the
general to ask his advice on the Subject i
The other was from an Irish Woman, who
wanted to know her 'son Mike was
led, as she had not heard from him since
the late battles. We feel sure that such
letters would not have received attention
al lfashington, but both of them were an
swered by the general, carrying out the
maxim that nothing is beneath the atten
tion of a great man; and we left him,
impressed with the great goodness of his
MEXICAN GITILS.—Just before day, the
next morning, an alarm was given, which
proved to be false, but which had assem
bled all our men to quarters, and as it was
intended that we should hare an early
start, the men were ordered to got break
fast. Notwithstanding that the night had
passed off quietly, yet it was not without
an attempt to take us prisoners ; for the
alealde had ridden off to Rancho El Toro,
and tried all his powers of persuasion to
make the rancheros rise against us, but
their fears of "los Texanos" could not be
overcome, or else we might have enjoyed
some sport. As we rode down to the riv
er bank to water our horses, we met the
young girls carrying off jars, who were
also going after water. One or,two were
rather pretty, and very smilingly bid .us
"buenoa dins ' as we reached the bank ;
when a' young Ranger. celebrated for his
gallantry. taking a jar from one of the girls
tilled it for her and placed it on her head;
thanking him for his kindness with a look
of modesty, she took his hand and kisied
TAKINO IT COOLLY.—firthe afternoon a
heavy rain was seen coming up.-and hur-
“FPIARLESS AND FREt.”
tied preparations were made to preserve
our arms from the wet. A young Ranger
was seen taking ofl his clothes, which he,
carefully rolled up in his blanket, and pla
cing them at the foot of a tree, covered
the whole with his saddle, when the rain
commenced falling in torrents: Ile stood
out in its midst, with perfect indifference,
while the rest of his comrades were wrap=
ped in their blankets, and had sought the
shelter of the trees from the storm.
"Whatare you doing Out there, Harry?"
said one of his messmates.
"Taking a shower•bath," said Harry.
"Why your clothes will all get wet,you
'No they won't, either," said Harry,
"for they are wrapped up in my blanket."
"And where is your blanket ?"
""Why under my saddle, snug enough !"
said Harry, with a knowing look.
"Well, that betas.. sue," said his mess.
mate, bursting into a loud laugh, in which
all heartily joined; "whoever would have
thought of that way to keep dry."
IT'S NOTHING WHEN YOU OILT TIED TO
rr.—The guard was posted, and as we
spreiid our blankets down that night, after
the severe day's travel, we eongratulated
each other on the pleasant night we would
pass after all our fatigue. ' In truth it was
a peerless night; there was not a single
cloud'to roar the deep blue of 'the bound
less sky, and the inoon's_bAht orb, like
wine vast oilier shield - king upon the quiet
scene. It chanced tterwe bad spread our
blanket down by the side of one of our
messmates, who was a veteran of the , Tez.
as wars. Major IL was one of the first
who emigrated from Kentucky to Texas.
He had commanded a eoMpany et San .la'
cinto ; fought through the Federal war,
was Lieutenanktokinel at the " Parbon
fight," and now, with the usuniking modes
ty and unambitious seal of a true Tulsa,
had; when hit country needed him services,'
come out at her call. as a shoji's' private
in a ranging corps. .. The Major was afine
companion, and a s imen of the gallantry
and chivalry of." 0 _days.",. lie had
been through the " of wary" and as he
eXpreised it, "having seen the elephant,
he was now going tb see the f a-ret-van."
It happened that we Were provided with a
water-proof cloth, Which, upon this owe
mien, wer prepaid to spread over both - the
Major and Ourself. to keep off the heavy
dews. The Major readily accepted our
propoeition, and we "spooned" •up togeths
er as affectionately as . possible. About •
midnight we were awakened by a tension
dous thunder peal, and found that :Lowrie
had bees brewing during our 'leapt itie
sky was 'as black aa ink. and the roin.com
under the water-proof, and were piaiisty
engaged - in praying for those poor fellows
who were exposed to the fury 'of the
storm, without any Shelter whatever whole,
we suddenly - felt a - tivulet cemmence its
meandering' under die very spot where
our blankets were spread. The"windows
of heaven were opened," and the flood
continued to rise higher and higher.
The under blanket was now completely
saturated, and the water still continued to
rise. We discovered that we were lying
in a little gully which was tepidly , fillihg,
but bore our affliction as quietly, as pout ,
ble, and without murmuring, being asha-
I med to grumble 'while the Major slept Co
soundly. But it was put endurance, for ,
the waterbed now risen half Way . ....ep_our
side,filling our powder-born, Which - mill
unfortunately unstopped. and, beesmil
desperate, we awoke the Maier, andeek
him if it would not be advisable to "hill
our quarters? Stopping one of his long
lames, with a loud snort, the. Major show
ed his head front under the Cover, and en ,
quired %Nit we wanted.
" Blasi me," cried he, in the settle
breath, "Why it is robing! The ground
le getting damp too."
"We thiek it is, Mier, and if We dorri
leave Herb-pretty-soon we thallhe'lratthed
off. Lei's move to some aliyer place."
"Lie &en, Jim, lie down and go to
51e5p........H001t you see dat we have got
-this puddle of water ware now. by the
heat of our bodies, and if we move, we
shall only get into another, and lake mkt;
So lie down, Jim, and g« to sleep; Se"
nothing when you get usel to it.".
Lottosvrrv.or wonsak-W8 see it sla
ted, thin the widow of tie celebrated Dr.
Rush is still litimrat the tke of 90 in Phil
adelphia, She is the Bother of Hon.
Richard Rtish, Minister o France, and of
Dila James and William Rush, the first of
Whom is author of the mist profound and
original treatises ever published on the
voice. The widow of Lewis Morris, we
believe, still resides in fie vicinity of New
York; Mrs. Madison is in Washington ;
Mrs. Bradford, widow of the first and
greatest Attorney General of the United
States, is in Burlington, New Jersey ; and
Mrs. Ham ilton, a daughur of the brave and
accomplished General Se'myler,sans peer
et gang reproche, and wih of the immortal
statesman, who, with Washington and
Marshall, constituted the most glorious tri
nity of human beings oat ever acted in
concert i we saw a few days since in Broad
way. 'Here are five o the belles who
graced the levees of tie first President !
What an interesting patty, could they be
re-assembled !—Lit: Mad.
Ix smi OUT OF PLACE,—Talleyrand once
said that the art of puling men in their
proper places, was perbips the first in the
science of government. We do not always
succeed ; sometimes we send to Congress
whom we ought to seal to the State Pri
son ; and place inert or the bench who
ought to be set before he bar; men are
seen laboriously thumping the cushion
who ought to be thump* the anvil. You
will sometimes see a college graduate who
cannot write a page ofgood English, nor
even spell well such English as he can
A country surgeon, who was bald, was
on a visit at a friend's souse, whose ser
vant wore a wig. Altar bantering him a
considerable time, the Doctor said, *You
see how bald I am, and yet I don't wear a
wig." To which the servant •replied,—
*True, sir; but an empty barn requires
A NAPOLEONIC ANECDOTI.
Napoleon sometimes told interesting
tales of his early career. One of those,
if true, shows how near the world was to
the loss of an Emperor: After the siege
orroulon, which his panegyrist regards
as the first step to his good fortune, he re ,
turned to Paris, apparently in the worst ;
possible mood for adventure. Ile was at
this period suffering front illness. His
mother, too, had just communicated to him
the discomforts of her position. She had
been just obliged to fly from Corsica,
where the people were in a state of insure
rection, and she was then at Marseilles
without any means of subsistence. Na
poleon had nothing remaining but an as-,
signet of one hundred sous, his pay being
in rear. "In this state of dejection I went
out," said he, "as if urged to suicide by an
animal instinct. and walked along the
quays, feelings my weakness, but unable
to conquer it. In a few more moments I
should have thrown myself in the water,
when I ran against an individual dressed
like a simple mechanic, and who, recog:
I ming me, threw himself on my neck,
and cried, "Is ft you Napoleon What
joy to see you again !" It was Damasis,
a former comrade of mine in the artillery
regiment. Ile had emigrated,'and had re
turned to Prance in disguise to see his too
! ther. He was about to go, when, stop
! ping, be said, "What is the matter? You
tot' murk gtad to see me; What ntis.;
fortune threatens you? You look to me
ke a madman about to kill himself !"
This direct appeal awoke Napoleon's
feelings, indite told him everything. "Is
that all!" said he, unbuttoning his coarse
waistcoat, and detaching a belt, he added,
"here are.thirty thousand francs in gold ;
pike,. them, and. save your mother." "I
cannot," said Napoleon, "explain to my
sel(my motives for so doing, but I seized
the gold al if by a Convulsive movement,
and ran like a madman to send it to my
wither, It7Wits not until it was out of my
hinds 'that I thought - df what I had done.
I hastened back to the spot where I had
ItifiTtaitillie, but he w a s no hinger there.
Foteevend'days I went out in the morn
ing, returning not until evening, searching
everyplace where I hoped to find him."
The end of The romance is as eccentric
as the'beginning. For fifteen years Napo-
loon saw leo more of his creditor. At the
end of that time he discovered him, and
asked him, "why he had not applied to
the tniperor?".. The answer was that he
had no becessity for the money, but was
afraid of being compelled. to quit his re
'tirement, where he lived happily practi
sing horticulture. .
-Natoli:on now-jail--his-debt, Ast- it"may
be presumed. mignifiCently ; made him ac
cept three 'hundred thousand francs as a
reimbursement for the thirty, thousand tent
the subaltern of artillery; and, besides,
• "itidi'tdimisist general
of the erown, with a tislitry'of thirty thou
sand francs. He also gave a government
place to his brother.—Blackwood.
Goon.—A daub of a man—a poor. nits
erable show of humanity, front New York
---passed through our State,. and received
the hospitalities of some of its wealthy
citizens, Hathougin it would please his
entertainers to denounce the opponents of
slavery, and exalt the patriarchal instiui
tions , ,
"I.ant satisfied," ' . said he,"that the slave
is happy, a4lntlieyst the ipstittigno, as ad
ministered here , ne ither 'harsh nor unjust.
If those scoundrels"—
"Pardon me, air," replied a slaveholder,
as he interuided him, we want no such "de
fence. It is enough for us that the law
gives and secures us our rights, without
asking rassmicfq to defend us biller a curse
as ever afflicted gaiety or troubled wan.
I would give, for my children's sake alone,
all I have, (and he spoke not without rea
son,) if Kentucky had been, as New York
now he is—free."
The subject was dropped. The mise
rable caitiff started new topics, and tried
hard, we learn, to recover lost ground.—
Hs failed, of course. Every planter felt
contempt for him, and one went so far as
to show it. John Randolph expressed the
Southern feeling, when describing this
class' of Northern men, as •Spawn, sir,
spawn." They are time-servers at home,
anti abroad.—Kenlucky Exam.
COOL, VERY.—The Boston Bee is res
ponsible.for the following story,—as rich
an instance of verdancy as we have met
lately. A gentleman from the country,
says that paper, now stopping at one of
our hotels, entered into conversation with
oda of our boarders, asking questions about
the Fair at Quincy Hall, &c.; after some
minutes' conversation, the boarder drew
out his cigar case and asked the country
"Will you take a cigar, sir?"
"NV-a-all, I don't mind if ldew," was the
The cigar was passed to him, and, also,
one which the boarder was smoking, lilt
the purpose of "giving him a light." Ile
carefully placed the cigar first harried to
him in his pocket, took his knife and cut
off that end of the lighted oue which had
been in the mouth of his generous friend,
and commenced smoking the remainder,
"It ar'n't often that a man from the coun
try runs afoul of so clever a feller, in the
city as you are."
LOGAN'S LAST.--.The wits about town
are amused by the following impromptu,
perpetrated by "old Logan," the other night
in Louisville. Ott going on the stage in a
dress which precluded the possibility of
his carrying his watch, he requested a well
known beauty in the green room to wear
the chronometer for the evening. When
she returned it to him, it was found to have
stopped from the moment she took charge
of it. The last line displays a most deli
cate fancy :
My watch, my lovely friend, you say,
"Stopt on your breast,"—you're vex'd, I see
The trinket on your bosom lay,
And held as breath in cuing !
He who is always to he waited- for, Is
indolent, neglectful, proud, or all together.
Ile, who can rail at benevolence, has set
his heel on the neck of religion.
A NANIFEst vt:s•rtsv MAN.-4-BVIICII Lt.
Emory stopped near Panama, on hie return
to the United States last spring, ho encoun
tered an American at that place half-seas
over, with whom he got into an interest
"Why don't you return to your coon•
try 1" paid Lieut. Emory.
"Haunt to my country? Never !"
' , Why ?" • ~
. "Because t run a Manifest Destiny Man,
and my country will be Jong here long
before I die !"
Whd always prefaces his tale with inugh
ing, ie poised hotelmen impertinence and
A Cdt.t.EuE topeC--An old lady, Meet
ing a Cambridge tnan;aiken him "hoW her
nephew behaved Itimstorrlb "Truly, ma
dam," says he, "he's a brate . fellow, and
sticks close to Catharine Hall," (name of a
college): "I vow," said she, "I feared as
much, he was always hankering after the
girls from a boy." •
Light •iwelle with shallows! tnountains frown o'er
Rocks !MVO their buses hidden from our view ;
The lightest sirs precede the heaviest gulfs!
The houcet films provoke the earliest dew !
Ships which shake out their white-winged spreild
niedmoqt the Marts 'that lit their wake finiime
Love's sweetest strain some long-lost joy !Irwin's;
The toil of litany is the gain of law- -
Our faire-t hopes to fell fruition grown,
In forms subst natal lose ideal grace,
And, its we seek to clasp in our ernbraeS
The full-robed image, it bath turned to stone
Thus fade ottr joys; and, as long years roll on,
Their shadows measure our declining son!
THIS MOCKING BIRD:
r raw , ' LONUrALLOW'S alloaramil
'Then from a neighboring thicket the ineekitig
hint, wildest of singers,
Swinging ulott on the willow spray that hung o'er
Shook from Ilia link throat gad) floods of dellriotis
That the whole nir and the woods end the warew
Seemed silent to listen.
Plaintive at first were the tout, and sad; then mitr
ing to ;whine.;
Seemed they to follow or guide the , retch of fren-
zied Melts idea
Then 'single notes were heard, in sorrowful; low
Till, having gathered them all, he flung them a
broad in derision,
As when,.after a storm, a gust of wind through
Shakes down the rattling rain in a chrystal.show
er nu the branches."
Ms. Earfon :—Tho articht which appeared In:
the'i oldie 22d wilt, has called forth a bouts
bootie reply, from an individual who signs himself
"Vinifatailkipmlp could more appropriately have
signed hinting? -flornarnires Furrow.'` His cont
munication is altogether a compound of en-onions
doetrinr and tallarions reasoning, such as, I venture
to say, no true and honeAt Whig' will endorse.—
He term to be thoroughly impressed with the
idea, that our County Contentions hate become
the lint-beds of corruption, of Mei—that he is no
longer "hound to worship the idols it sets
up for us," and "that it is not treason to
the principles of the party, to withhold his
support from those idols.•"Phat this has
been the practice of the County Conven
tions, we arc hound to believe from the as
sertion of Vindex, and he is endeavoring
to enlighten us Whigs of the "darkened
optics," with his revelations upon this
subject. Verily, the Joe Smiths are not
all dead yet ! Now, we think it is evi l
dent to every candid mind, that when Vin- i
ilex permits his personal feelings and pre.
judiees to induce him to withhold his sup.'
port from die settled candidate of the party,!
and then deliberately casts his vote for
some "idol" not recognized by the Coun
ty Convention, he indirectly supports the
principles as well as the candidate of the
opposition—deserts the political erred of
his party, and perpetrates treason to its'
It is apparent that the aspiring Vindex '
does not approve of the plan adopted by
the AVliigs of this County. in the selection
of candidates to lily the various offices, but
that lie prefers the existence of the imic
, pendent spstem, so as to avoid the neces- ,
tiny of his being "set up and w orshipped
ns the idol" of the party. Notloubt Vindex
has a great antipathy ill surly heallienish
adoration, "If the decisions of the Cowin-'
ty Convention are not to be reeognizeo, l
we May as well abandon all party organi..
zation, and at once acknowledge that we
contend not for principle, but men,
V index, withoutenumerating the reasons
why he could not "conscientiously" sup.
port Mr. Sadler, for Senator, makes an ef
fort to jump over and clear himself of the
difficulty, by asking us, "how dare we run.=
sure liiinfor haviug exercised a constitutional ,
prerogative!" Perhaps he forgot, when 1
pouring out his vials of wrath, that, while
the Constitution grants him the right or I
privilege of voting "as secineth most meet
to him," it also extends to us the "consti
tutional preroptive" offreeilont of speech. i
Yes, Vindex, it is a privilege that we
enjoy, and a glorious one too, of being per.
witted to investigate the course and policy
of persons and parties, and to expose, if
needs he, their selfishness, duplicity, and
treachery. And it was in the "exercise of i
this constitutional prerogative," that we I
called the attention of the Whigs of the
County, to the reprehensible course pursu
ed by sonic prtyessed Whigs, (to defeat,
if possible, the Whig candidate for Sena
tor,) in order, that the puerility of their
effort, on this occasion, might have a salu
tary effect upon those having slight per
sonal objections to the Candidates, and to
induce them to sacrifice a little, rather than
that the interests of the party should be , in•
! juriously affected. Professed Whigs, and
only such as the communication of Vindex
—one of them—fully proves. The tenor
of his whole article shows . conclusively,
I that, with him, the principles of the party
are subordinate to private prejudice—that
it no longer measures that he advocates
but men—that it is no longer a question
i_invOlving the great interests of the country,
resulting from a course of policy, winch,
as Whip, we believe efficient and beneti
i eisli but of subserviency w that iutoleraut
TWO DOLLAIN PER ANNUM
spirit, which is but the bantling of a selfish
desire, or an ungratified prgiudice. Hence
it is, that tee "probed a %venil" as he just
ly admits, and it makes him writhe - id his •
agony. Perhaps it was an old woundthat
had not yet perfeetly healed,, and which.
the Whig lancet of truth and justice caused
to bleed afresh. Yes, much rather would
he have their dereliction pass "unnoticed,"
than to !laic seen it exposed, and held up
to the gaze of the honest portion of the
party. , Sometimes "old documents taro
ugly things," and per haps he had this idea
before him, when he wished their "devim.'
ation from the ticket to pass unnoticed."
That an ardent attachment to the Whig
party and its principles, is calculated i
make slaves ()firemen, is a new ides that
has suddenly emanated from the , brains of
Vindex ; and so powerful is the idipteit
siert it has made upon him, that, at the
very thought of it, he already imagines he
hears the clanking of the chains, that are
to bind him in perpetual servitude. Can
ony man, possessing one ounce of good
sense, for a moment entertain audit a gross
absurdity ? No, it is but a subterfuge that
Vindex has had to resort to, in the support"
of a desperate e3IISC rich scintillation'
of his own brilliant imagination.
We are no apologist for those Whigs-
Who did not supper[ our excellent cattd't-'
date for Comity Treasurer. Hut injustiee'
to the Whir of the York Springs district,
Which has been Misrepresented in this
matter, we are prepared to assert, that Mr.
Harper 'received in that district the full
party vote, and in Huntington township,
he received more than the patty vole..—
. chat his rote did not reach that of Genet...
al Irvin, is easily explained by the fact,
that Gen. Irvin received ninny democratic
votes. The Whigs of that district felt the
same interest iu Mr. Harper's success,
that they felt fur the rest of the tickgt, and
this is the reason why there were no votes.
cast for Messrs. Fahnestork, Warren, and
Little, Wonder if Mr. Ilarper was an'
"idol" of the County Convention in: the'
estiination of Vindex ?
That Vindex has ever been a Irue Whig,
we are led to doubt from the sentiments he
entertains. That the glorious principles
of the Whig party are made the subject of,
Ins ridicule, id evident from the character'
of his ectiorminication," and it furbishes
abundant proof that he has not that regard
for them, that he would hove l if ho were
a Whig of the true stamp. lie lifts already
unmasked Ilion:self on the subject of . the.
County Conventions, and propably his ;
nest Step will be to reject Whig
That we ha ve"lashed ourselves into insig 7 L
iiiiicance }tulle expense of the W nigcause,'! ;
is only a presumption of Vint!ex t
Miduring the pains of the "wound we prmr
bed," aggravated by a result at Which ha ,
felt the deepest chagrin ;but. that he ipoi
been tendira , ' :um &NW , "
from the-petulant and indignant charautee,
of his article.
It is not our intention to enter into a tie
tniled history of the "provocation which
led to the secession from Mr. Sadler," and
it will be sufficient Mr our i‘urpose to re:.
mark, that the defeat, at the - township
lection, of delegates pledged to support
their favorite / (Mr. Smyser,) and then
their unsuccessful etffirt, to h a ve their f a :
vuritc "set up as the idol of the county
convention," no doubt led to the " &letu;
Lion from the ticket," by Vindex and his
We do not apprehend that the exposii,
non we have made will " sap the fotintlai
lion," or tend to hasten the "thivrofall"
the superstructure of Whig principle; but
we do apprehend some danger to the "lab. ,
ric we so religiously admire . ( us he is
pleased to designate our attachtneut to the
Whig part '
,) if the course poniard by
Vindex and his coadjutors becomes genes
ral throughout the country. We believe
this course, if persisted in, will prose' the
very vatupyre that will sock the lifoblood
of the party.
If Vindex does not recognize the title at'
• Whig, and the elaints of the party upon
him, then our ankfc did not apply to Inuti
and he might have avoided getting into
such no angry mood about it btu if he
dues acknowledge them, then every good
Whig,caonot but admit, that he elterialma
sentimethe,:untagonistic to the hest 11141 d,
Vsls of our party.
Whigs ty .IdaniB. l iu the language of
Mr. Webster, in his resent speech at
"let us stand by our
pies." Preserve yourselves free fruns,the
contaminating influence of suck doetrhuUF
us VintleK tilettleatest for, believe. mei
they are but the sentiments of the dittor , ,
ganizer and the unprincipled eke-44'k.,
The principles that we iitleocate; art,
not merely imaginary and speculative int
their character. They are not the vision;
ary schemes of men, who, to gratify ureic,
own prejudices, would adopt any ander*
ry measure which they suppose would
advance their Own private interests,. but
they are principles that have received the
sanction end support of men, distinguish'
edfordheirdearning, wisdom m40'6814
ism—men who have. zealously situd lode.
latigably labored for the good of their
country, stimulated by the desire UA see
that country happy and prosperous....
These are the principles that the Whigs
of the York Springs district have so suc
cessfully contended fur at the polls, find
whose usample is so well worthy of hul l
tation. • Their activity and Zell‘ have waif
fur them the approbation of the majority
of the 'Whigs of the comity, and they feel
proud that they hare been so nobly sub = 7
tabled in their devotion to the Whig cause..
" Think ,wt that they will be deter'rer
from doing their duty as on former octraA
I slims, by any reflections that Vlach% ;way
cast upon them, but rest assured, thut they •
will continue fearlessly and cheerfully t. 4),
exercise the " constitutional prerogatilyey,",
of defending and supp o rting the principbna
of the Whig.party et the ballot-box!
In conclusion, we feel corridite4,ll*.
Vindex, in vindicating the course, it!blo
pursued, he only brought vpop.itaNit
the contempt ; and. Atom. 4.411 ~ Mr*lt:
i who has the. goo d . of his putty, at, .., il l ,. A .,......
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