Carlisle herald and expositor. (Carlisle, Pa.) 1837-1845, November 07, 1837, Image 2

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    --- ;*ipr.roW:niglit, - ap - d - lil .mee,t7-•you - •here u
.. - - th' •Safrie- hour.' ~.. ' ,
e 11,7
hat shall I have
.for'-doing this?'' - . :
• ' 1 icy ilollars. l .• . • . • "
' ~ ',tigh—good niglif. - . • -.
-- 2 -----they_pir_teidtlie,one went in,'. • fasten
ing the'door•aftei him, whilst the - citlici,
-- Hsliiiging•.arou.nd his_shOulders:_thefolds : .o(
cloak- commenced cloa_cOmmenced his way back to the
..'cite, - a distance - of four miles -from Mr.
• •Wist's mansion. "This is a dangerous
_ _,• affair," • he ' muttered. to himself as.-'he
--walked mi..—"but ciratice has-already-sail-=
`• ed me from the. gallows—it_tray do so
. . "again. Bit whether it does or • not, 'tis
only chance in the end, and a man can't •
die but once! i"oitioner or lateroyha,t's"the 1
• - --oildsl" - ----.....-
.....- -____,--- - ,---;--.L.__, ,
_ -__ _ -
:At the same hour on the following night
.J. they.meta_gain. "Here's. 'the , arsenic,"
• - • - ' , lsaictrihe one muffled in his cloak, handing
A small paper_ in which the_ poison was
'wr , apped. ' • - .. -' - - --,--- - • • -
• • • •'a the fifty dollars,'•rejoined
'''-the other; •meeiving the drug, and at t h e
:same time giving the specified amoun
_,P_Utting the arsenic into his packet, irv7a
proimial to make,' he continned.
4 A' propcdhl! what?' • --./
• • • 4 '!Tia.this. If you will now/eturn to
I Yo.ur native: land—never .to qpif will
, add four hundred and fifty;l6llara more to
__the Sum liteve already ' , fen you. IN hat
'7 , do you say?' • . .. •
• • 'Agreed!' -•—•
'Mind! you .wilriolemoly swear - , by your
• religion, nev#4,o return?' •• • "
' , By-the ~rocs---never?' '
• "And
you will start framepnitlid
ithin ten•days after this dater
1 011ll.'
Then here's the money—and, besides,
...../Jeon_haxe_my - _, - ;040,45, - , :. 19 . r.. the
' .irquo'o6 rendered Me. hands:
Gct'biiitO the gambling table,• but hasteA
your departure for Spain. Farewell! .
They separated, _ and., doubtless;• - the'
eader has already perceived that-'the
itriimatis persOnte• of. this' interview, as
-- iv - elll4 - 01 - the - night-preceding-,weieThorrr...-
ai Clark and
.his-abettor Gaicia. After
they separated, the former retired. to bed
' and . other hastenedio the ci'ty— with
ri fight heart and five hundred • dullarS'
his .pocket—to gamble with.
It was :tlark's . intention to' 'effect . his
-.....4vieked purpose_ iMmediately; hnd•as early
as th.e.nextinorninglie watched for an op ,
.--..portunity. to mix -..-the p6ison .with the
- breakfast*hut - one---thing---after
another, repeatedly . for a whole : month,
-.-conspfred-to baffle inAlie meantime,
his intended victim, - bloonitrig-with health
and be.auty. laughed_ in the glee Of her
—gout spirits,-and- dancestic6 the JOy_otts
music of - .her exhilarating .hopes little:
little dreaming,of the' brink on which She
.sported and the dark gulf yawning -be
_ .There's aTerson out doors wishes to
see you, were the words of a - fellow- ser
*anti 4pea,kirig to Clark one nigllt--after
Aen • O'clock, as - the- hou ieliold were - about
retiring_to: rest. was
the tireo:ni-441146::--ort'dpuiting:an---his:hat
-hurried to the place mentiinted; --- Upon'
-red6hing' was his,astonish- .
suent_t_o_behuld Manuel again! :tWhat,.
you here?' angrily What '
do you want?' he gruffly continued.
'lllOneyt,', was the equally. gruff re
pponse. . • I
'Monefri for what? I gave you plenty
—as much as Lowed. you, and. more.' ,
'Two hundred - dollars . is what want,
said Garcia doggedly.
- Clark Clenched. his teeth with rage, per- ceiving at once, - that. the su.rn .fie had al•
ready given to the Spaniard:Was squander
ed, and that by the means of. intimidation
he expected to wrench more from"' him.—
'Two hundred dollars? why I
\ gave you
five hundred not more thahn month ago,
Did L not? -:and_did_y.ou_not_promiseT_ me
then that you •troUldleave the country?' •
'Pohl I. want the - money—and I must
1- Must:' •
_, 4 Ay 'musd Take your choice—gtve
me the sum I ask or be•exposed.: One or
the .other—quick.' But before he could
finith the sentence he-was knocked down!
Clark ;was a,str'onit man, whose pas sions
—were now_excited, and _he struck a blow in.
• to his face, which felled him to the earth.
_The bloid_gushed profusely from hiS - nos.
trills, and he was. more Jar .less stunned by
the fall, but managed to recover his feet
again—and, aware of his inferiority in
strength to his opponent, he slunkoff.-. -
muttering between his teeth, not loud, but
fearfully deep, 'revenger -•
. Clark, with a contemptuotis laugh, gave,
turn upon his heel and, walked back to
the mansion.
ales,—h- will,- have_ample vengeance,'
Muttered -Garcia, wiping ,the blood from
" his fac,e with a pocket'bd
- spoke- ilk - WV& a:-dog— , but=
be shall pay ftir hi' As lie walked on' he
crintintled muttering his threats, whilst his ,• bosom was in flanies as it were, ffired with
indignation at_ the injury_ inflicted upon
him and the insult given.
This occurred on• Friday night, About:,
soon on the , following day Mr. West's,.
little daughter" was suddenly taken sick,
and before twelire hours was a corpse : ::--
- dyinginviolent - convulsions—poisoned
- ' (11, be Concluded in our next.) ,
_ SEE:
_ No - nnom.—Elbow room has been quite
- scarce in Nashville fluring-theliaSt-weekl
scronong, gouging, twisting, turn
ing in; and 'turning out his,seldom before
been.—'witnessed. Instance the follow
Traveller Aismounts at a tavern.--
eglililloa landlord,-can I get lodgings
here,,-to ceight?"- • ' •
sir,—every room in
.The house is engaged."
Traveller...;- - -"Cantyou even give me, a
blanket, • and a buncly,of shavings for a
pillow in yonr bar rOoln?" . •
Landlord,--';'No nut
sqnare )foot , of space unoccupied any
iere's'iwthe ; liouse.?' ' '
'PH think you sir to
shove , y our
aeconOl t ikfiNfindoW. and I'll roost on
' '1
.Pkoceedings ortite ,Courention .
_ ..,lisok - theaotemintent of 7 .•
• .ep?rtti I for the' United Stales Casette,
HA IfitISBURG, OC tober 30, 1. ti 37.
.The convention' reSol'ved itself into a
Committee Of the whol.e the ftirther cod
sitlerk(ion of the report of the cornaii 7'
theifilth article.
Judge Hopttirtiat,el7 o'clock tti-day
concluded his able a w l gumentatives re
f-narks favoi of the- intlependenee of the
judiciary.• It iv9ainasterly.etfort—fully
sustaining .the z feputatiort Which he bears;
of being afiobnd•scholar, profoundly_ ver- .
seAl the'fundamental principles of
tonstjtution- and the jurisprudence of hii
..Coptctry; to every mind .open, 'to: convic
tion. The Force of his reasoning must
have been irresistible. But the force of
prejudice, we_ fear is too Strong,,for the
power of reason—antl_this_ . best
born,'? of Yennsy.ivaTnia derlineraey, intik
fall before the; leVellingspirit 7 of Alrellay
—and Mr. Hopkinsen, afterill the logic
and eloquenceL.Which he has_brought• to
bcar, upon' this subject, has but 'the nielan
chOly satisfaction of thinking--=
o'er ,, -what men could do, we've
- . •
It 'rain- will look-tamely
- .W - bat our fathers in my daystof I
On Oil - 1s d
When it can--lie: said that • New York :bits
this;: Michigan' this, Wisconsin-has settled
Texas has . upon that;---this is conclUsive
process of argumentation witl our ephe
.4121.• Ropkinson
. continued: Ile had
been endeavoriug to show that this ten-.
- ur - r(Lttiilfi - vg - 00 -
democratic principle---h '
to sustain this . position by a recurrence
- to
the history '.of our-early times—,it . was.
brought here by our ancestori, influenced
with- dr_full _conviction of its importance.
We' • haye ;
•: said .
prom ISO s and
have , riven to their constituents, and that
I,vilate P-
r. -- -their-leulings. -,:.• theY
considered themselves under an obligation
which could not be shaken, to vote for thiS
tenure. -lie do4bted not but that those
pledges were given . in the most perfect
good-Lfitith:- T butAte:LwoOld ask for whit
came • For what do•we set here?
11'iiyii doctrine iike.this is making every
manhere : tlie slave of anotber"--.-it is ma
- king z tlie --- assembipoUreprese.niatives.,sit
the people - a collection of mere dulonata;
Every objection arose from some tempora
ry discontent,
The in I i foThillee; is
the Jenure;_a judge shall' hold his office.
. -
(luring-good behavior: It then .cii.h_o_uiy
,a life (Ace upon ope contingency.
---that of, behavino.
if heTilues s - oTlifiy — reinove_ him? He sad
.is was merely one of • those party catch
Words, so often used, atitlatt_successtully
too, to.create popular; prejudice; the war
cry-is repeated by the leader,_ and the
fidlowers repeat without knowing-why.---
Thus, by the cry - ofno Popery irrEngland,
said he, hasthe T itobleand generous pupa
laTtion of Ireland Veen ground to the dust
for ages. What was it that- raised the
mob of London, and led them on to the
burning of public and private edifices, but
Sir George Gordon's cry Of ---no-ToperV: ..
He did not reason with them. No--alt he
said-was no popery: Just--fix-upon-any
man, or any party, an obnoxious „name,
and alt is done, We are told,.sir, that it
is the,iyish-of the people that this change
in, the tenureof our judges should take
'place---but - let not gentlemen-mistake-the
opiniens of a knot of village politicians,
'for the_ deliberate_and_eipressed_will of
the people. Why, sityis..poptitarity the
object? Doesixorentleinan, -
self. k
4 .Y. - g
see k , popularity here? Let_ every
ireatletrian_whoj i , a.sailin upon the sea of
popularity, remember there are rocks and
whirlpools, upon which his hopes *may be
wrecked and shattered, and if even he
has readied the Wished for' shore, he
stands but upon the sand, - 'and the neat
wave may sweeOirivinto oblivion;
Mr. Wood ward replied to the last speak
er, and in support of . the.: rimendinent.i--
He contended" that:the Justices of the
TOace.we're the .moot,:irriportaiit . branch - of
the judiciary, - andlhe convention in re-_
:,ilucing.their official ierittre; assumed the
principle that the tenure during good be
liaviour was not
necessary to sustain the
.purity' and the integrity„of the Judges.---
This, he said; - i i - ia4 . 4.great point ,gain,o.l- 7 -
it was tr: coucliisLie .argument. , He..has'
notietylosed his. rmarks, Aich.shall
be reported' more
HARRISBURG, Oct. 81, 1837. :
.L..-Fteoolvedt-,Tliat it is. expedient to - a.
mend the fifth at title of the Constitution
_lo.asitoincorporate•therein the following_
First, That theludges.of the Supreme,
and Inferior Courts may be removed' ,by
a•vote of two thirds of-both houses of the
. .
. _ .
- Secondly, That- no person who is; or
shall be aiJudge of .the Supreme, or any
. infeyior Cpiirt, shall be .eligible to any /
other office in thislonimonwealth; that
this ineligibility - shill.contimie-until-the
expiration of .tni.o years froni and after
{ he shall' haveceasad_to hold .his - .office;
and ,thatl itinY person holding the office
of a Judge_of any
Snprenie •or ady infe
) Court of thiitimitrionwealth, shall
i be a candidate for any-legislative;execti
die, or ; judicial office in the government.
Id the United States, hiS office.shall bel o6l:bk.:vacated. .'• 7 .• . , ' .. t .
1:11 irdl y,
,The: -Lee.*
,4 . t . : . eishall pro,
vide liy lawfor - the.appo'ntment!of com•
issioners to take th_esl positions of-wit-1
tresses in `cases tiT — cOmplaititti . Mattel
against any o 'the Judges of the Supreme
or inferio .emirtsfsatidthat- the depoSi•
'bops-o - witnesses -thas---taken,—may—be r
read / Mt the trial of the party accused,,
ersonal attendance:
Laid on- the table., '
A motion was -made by . Mr.; Sturde
'vent; that on and after . Monday,-,ne.xt,
whetrtivis: - Convention-shali.acljourn, 'it
shall adjourn to meet- agairiyat.9. o'clock
in :the --m.orniiig, to continue in. session
until two •o'clock-iii the afleiitaitic. and
,that the afternoon sessions wilt be ills
pensed with. I..aid•oti the, table..
A 'motion was 'made by Mr.-Porter", of
Notthampten; -.that thir use of this Hall
be granted to . the Rev. Walker' Booth;
to,morroti( , evening, fot the putßoseol,
deli - voting.. a lecture - explattittairy of. ilie
views:and prospects ,of the Colonizetion,
Society: whielvivas agreed to. •
Messi . s.Penny-packei., - Ilighand,Bvoivn,
of Larroster . ,i obtained leave of absenc'e a I
Tew days frothto morrow:. .•
t4/2/i ./.2rtiek.
ori • • •
-The 'Cvintioh--again.7rescilved . .itselt
Into a co inittee of *the Whofe,
.tii the
report'of _ om .. ttee on theYitthAr. : -.
tide. -
Mr. Woodward eontinne.d.'..Thehope
of re-appointinentA6 was one of
the strongest' inceiiiiveito the due exe
cution cf an 'office, - ettcrin his' opinion
the good beltaviour ten'ure altogether*.
• stroyed -this incentive. - Some - members
--- orthe'CoeventioirderiedTtliet-publie-s , eli-= ,
tiniest desired s achange in the judicial
`tenures. He. thought the..beat. way of
testing:the-question,-ives , tostibrnitliis.
an - tendril - eat, among others that migfil‘be
agreed upon, to the people, liir their 44
tifieatiiin or rejection; -and if there liras
ant -thing to lie- apprebeeilvd,.thiFe was
tune sufficieiit given to aterin the publit
Lind upon the subject.
Mt. f r art . &, Orl\TOßltampfiin;.
c(ftly agree to part with . _ the- tenure by '
good-behaviour in the event of the sala
ries of the Judges being So increased as
•to place them on a footing of did' most
perfect independence:: - Ile dcuied that a
„change. of polities-would' not. occasion 'a
4bang-e-ot . ..ltalges. 'To 'the victors be-
Was the motto, said he,.
inscribed upon the - banner of - every party.
nnittee opposiiiou to the amendment
of the gentleman from Luzerne.. He . said
there were abOut twelve. hundred lawyeis.
in'the State, not :more than One in fifty
of whom . .could - ever expect to Ifilht.judi--
cial station; and Will ihey,
vi ties able institution to solaCe themselves
waif so remote a con tiorrencv-? . '
the amendment, the substance' aWhich
was,that the Judges of the several Courts•be.-noininated by- t h e Governor,
014 the co_b_se:nt of the • :je
nate appoititest,)_ and on . lniissioriecl 'by
li-up.reme Judges-for" 15 years, ,
- 'resident Jucl-ges•for ten - years, and-A sw
a te-J fl ve- yea 1' 5..-- Tbig nlotiun , _
_after: - ivair a,greed•tc), ,by a
•Voie of 6:1,t0 517 -
The question now pending, is upon
the-amendment -as amended.
Mr. Earl said he. would preft'r the old
constitution to this amendment.
.ivtis, to destroy the independence of
the Judiciary, and
_bring it- under the
sovereignty of - Clielid'ople. Make
_a Judge
independent, and you make a tyr'ant.
Before the question was taken,the corn
mince rose. •
• •
OF 'LOVE-LErrii:R.
• Ilinne in Bed,
- Sitn4ay,lo P'clock, j
MY, - SWZET 017 M-.
• how I do, want'to•see your dig gray
.eyes. Oh! how horror-stricken am lat
your Tong, long absence! The Lord knows
I wantto-see-you - ,- and-feel your dear, dear
presence — once -- more, -- the - glowing heart--
:rending felicity unbeknown to angels.
7 God bles.s you! if _ you-are4tot-- already:
sufficiently blessed in being so• sweet. 0
_that _coulds_eeyott_on_c_e_mote, to kiss a
single tinge-from--the-rose-on your-round.
.theeks.___Oh_what4liLy..youLace, and_whal,
a rose bud. in • the alumina of its 'virgin
bloom-futl:oliweet odors, sparkling with.
the dew-drops of heasien , born love; beam=
ing with - . the kindlier - blenditigs of - the
rainbow,lhe sign of peace.
o I n_l y -
My worygold, my hollyhock,
• My little owl, my dove, •
Fly, as a !with unto the Rock,
. 0 Ily,unto your love:.
Like t%irri. eweet in"OiCriAeiOrC
:These are bright moments ; shall I jose'em?
0 take thy duck, into thy' bosom.,
- Well ... when shall these weeping eyes,
these eyes red with•weeping--these eyes
dini-fur . wat.4 .of sleep. Oh When shall
these poor eyes Of-Mice,,again feast them ,
selies op the sleek black hair of your
round, round head? 'Oh youlrim tall fel.
loyi, full- of: the Manna of sweet lave, IiOW
I long .to=ece_your nice straight legs. You
haVe . bsen gone theietwo days, and to me;
died years, a thousand years. .One . more
pay, beloQed Adonis—will'kill-Lyes,Aill
your fon4;.ionf,iding, distracted Venus. •
' . Your - ' dear - presence- wotildi-to-ine r be
more than a cool spring to' the'' parched
traveller of ' the desert.javare than the
green grass to the-hu ry ox; more than'
the - pebbled .pool tcfrt e wanton duck; yes,
more than a lump 'l5l - r - tic. - a - spoited
child. -. Why then don't you come; yes,
rim, fly, swift-Is-lightning, to kiss: the,
-tears frea(the.:dicripled cheeks'of your
mad .Itive.. .. .
L. Oh bleak and wild is.the house, thegar
4eri,,the field and the worldivithout thee,
yes, thee, my . dumpling,• • fay jewalmrp,
my lup,dog,•my 'eel; myloos,ter,' my gen.
Gotibl ess Alice ! :May_thy..tlay
lie many, - and sweet,' and:lol.6f joy:
do haSte,:, and ''come h and and. see, arid kisi
goose, your lady: Bless - your. sweet soul,
. . .
'P. ..God- bles'a.yatt,and all. that con
nt ,
ces yoiA. Ever . ' you r true lolre.
zg - lir . • f•ttiiito -. :‘ , I,F4jr 01 ' patisatt4
T . From the
.Nalional Tnlelligeiuen
Th .
ere can hardly be any one among our. . ...
readers whos not familiar witlithe - bigto- .
ry of the- rerriMcaP,of. the 'public Money
froth depoSite in the Bank of-jhei UT S. - , or
ofthe alleged gibunds of:the sneaSnre that
has been - productive . , of corite'cinences---sa - -
detritnentaltoiliepeople and to the Go-
vernment.7Tlie nrtaio,allegation, we need
harillyremind them, was..tliat-rhe . public
gooney - was - not safeiri that Bank, and that,
it wouldbe.more safe in Blinks seleeted . by,
the - Government, by . whortsi, - alsii,•the pub
-11- business would, be ~transaicted • with
even'greater facility and convenience than
by that-institutiOn.... Upon-this ostensible
.ground,- - Und, - ' - we - haire :seen ,that ;the bovern 7
lirent-has'firilawed out its experiirrent-uti-d
tifit,;has Landed us.: -.Just where we are.
.Tlie public: money has, ieen'so well TA -1
XICEN CAttE. oi, 'that the Government can :
-not iouch:a=do.llar - ,oVa=l-'reasurY -- --4A1W6 .- -= .
'Of- - SoMe fifteen millions of -dolltirs, - And'
Congress; having been specially called to- .
gether -for the - purpose.- at rin-,experiSe- to:
the people of perhaps halla million'Of dot- .
tars,-has been-oblige,d-Ao authorise - a -- LOAN
(by another name,),af_teW,tiriffions of sloe .
tars, after .. dishonoring:the : . Goyernment
obligations to the'amolint cif nine Millions
more. It has, besides, by .ltrei,i-given in
dulgence- 1,6- the delinquent, banks which
hold the public money, to pay, jg_clistant_
instalmenta,r the amount which they owe.
time,- has deteriorated, , from'being the. best
possible,- and
_of .ermal 'value' -with specie
/tt over theWorlditintil-we-have::a•inedium.
roWhich has almost no-circulation - arall, with
Arritich; for the.Mnit part; you cannot pay
a turnpike toll,„af,the distance of; one-gate:
M' - another, frail the - 'place-of . its . issue.
The very mendicant in the streets of one
loWn. --- will --- not - aecept* -- almsT -- theLpaper --
issued and circulated as nviiiefin the-toxin
adjoining. :• -,. f . , . ' '-,
~::...on this-State of t ings we shall not-ex
patiate,. haviog._ no cl sire here to exagge
rate the evil, or to-in ame the .very natural
disiatisfactiorreif the public with the .. .sii- .
I tbura of it. :-.---- . • - -. -. - -
'Whilst, 'however . , the Executii" - P 'melt- -
. hare -- placed - the :ptibli - c --- -rotinef in
jeopariiyi and spread 6.degraded - currency .
o.ver a half-ruined land, time, wh\ich tells
the' truth - of all -- hurnan speculations, has
quietly, exposed the. fallacy of all the.
grounds; pretended or supposed, on.w Well
the late President of thM-St; and the ca!-J.
lial',4 . y.' which lie Was-surratifide - d, - Under.
took. togam.ppr I - Viirth - e — c - Orren - cy, - and-to
USeVapclrlaise. the
,;public' money. The
Bank OfOrilikUnited States, after refusing
- tx. -- i -- benctVt .. lll - 0:1 - 16t - a,toororlpo w e r,--11 - ai. - i - i - 61 --
itratilied ; ,t he Governmentlik-hr6liking. - It
'hi s. pqrSll e CI - tll 0 even .tenor of its Way,
performed, 'its t,V‘lirs to Government, and
-stet its -,o,bligakions,z-wittrirs.-mueli-prine
tuality, as iliou t ili Abe... Government itself
had not broken faitir'wiith it: -- „
-- .More recently, il -- 1-11 ----- r --- t.'. ,-- recolletreil,--
the sameinstitutioirhusberri - again- vindic
tively assailed - by - - the 'Government- press,,
upon - allegation of its .unwillingnessto
scale, On: ,equitable 'terms, witii,..1,110...13. 9a .
Verotrient, fdr -- the" -- e - tif - o - unt. of sharesofitS
capital stock belonging. to the U. States.
An agreement was - finally actually, made,
by which the Bank agreed to:pay, and the
Treasury to receive, four_annual instal;
inents, one hundred and fifteen dollars and
fifty-eight cents, for. every hundred dollars
of the nearly seven millions of the Bank's,
stock, belonging to the Governnrietit.r.thus
securing to the, government a clear profit
of more than fifteen and a half per cent.-
ii the amount of its stock inqhe Bank, in
aitiorr to the amount of profits which it
ha 'annually iri:the shape — orcliVi' -
den s.
y r received
We come now to-the-point to which , wP
propose to ask the reader's attention,
-- - The_first of the instalments, thus agreed
upon ,- bas_just_fallen-due.The_date.of_the_d
contract between the Bank and the Go
vernment, under =which- it -was payable,-let 1
,it be borne - in - mind, was long before the
suspension: of specie pigments, and the'
TiOlikta -- th -- W - States - mightFif-it- , chOse f '
have answere e demands of the Gcivern
-merit- for-performance- of-Ahia-cont ractiln
the same manner as the deposite.. Banks
did i :when asked for partnent'nf. the Pub
But did the Bank - ace upon this princi
ciple? Far from it. Long belore.this in
stalment became due—that is to Siiiy five
months ago—the Bank, being calledupon
by the .Navy Department, to help it out
of a dilemma, by an advance of money on
accotint_of - zthis - contract, - promptly%-agreed
to do so, and did advabee-the money to
the amount id half a million of dollars, and
placed it where the Department had occa
sion- for it: asking and receiving for this
service only the same interest on the sum
advanced as..tlie Bank itself. had :agreed to
pay upon ita contract to the Govern
ha& just come. o our knowledge that
"theremainder of the amount of the first
instalment . due_by _the ._Bank,_has been
paid, within the week before and in . a
marme honorable_ to- t he_Banko hatit
deserves to be mentioned to its credit.—
Thc -amount paid in,advance, as above, (in
eluding interest,) for the use of the Navy
was_fflsl_o,3.s3 90; _and the
amount-paid in / State transfer - drafts and
Treasury warrant, received by the Bank
in the course ofits dealings, , wiis 1,1;145,-
150.16.. The balance of the instalment,
amounting_to 0.V2_,459 71, was paid in
SPECIE; Making a total of two million one
hupdred and severity thousand nine hurw
ldre‘ , Cand sixty-three , dollars and__:seventr
_ _
I seven cents.-
We confess our'gratification at being
able to state these- facts, so
institution, against which
. all the tnalice
of party, and - all-the power of the Govern
ment have been directed for the last five
y v ears--In the particulats of this transac
tion- ve have a noble and eloquent reply-to
the. aluinniiitor4f the Bank, 8c a further
con rniation of 'the arguments those
o have maintained. the' right against
the wriiiikin all this Ciintroversy, • We say
the right'against the Wrong, and we Say it
ccitificleritly-ijor whatever doubt maOlive
heretafore . ,fxisied as to.the right or wrong
side . of thequestion of the utility and the
value of Bank of the United States, itA
- impossible to resist the. eviderice of suc
cessive facts,s
stated: Witlifroin - fifteen to twenty. tail=
l)ons'of Money in tlie•TreaSfiry, it.dannet
be'denied that the:government Was'obli
ged, to invoke the . aid of the : proscribed
to make a payment of only. half •a
.million - of--'dollars:2-- Nor can it be
that, after 1)e Government .hit's 'reciv
nized by law the inability. of the vaunted
'DePosite ,Banks.ta•pay over a•sin,gledollar
of the. maney, -any -funds . . whiz!)
phrpose, - the Bank of the
UPite.d States pays in spekie, at a.ratelfar .
beyond it's:Par value, for the Government
shareS of its stack, f‘ir which the Bank'
originally "received fram the
only a<tive per Cent:,stock.*: ,
and_cstimating such facts-as
'these, we, are enabled at once. to:pefetive
and estimate at their true value the' gross'
mist`•epreseptations;with,whieh the
. public
ear - So - long-ahtisedvand-theptli:.
lic Mind •so far misled, i 9 'regard to that
caltianiated. institution, the . :Tiank of the
SrAr s. —"l'he t )llowanb fr . orii - ilte - speech
of Mr...Larnar, Vice '. President - of-Texas, -
the - dinnei: given at Mobile_express . the
feelings of • Texas on .the: subject _of its
being annexed to the U. ' States - . -
--r ile 7 saitl 7.- the - 7 - tvtiole - ii - e - ople - of - Teias .
ere-for-tlie,amn e-x talon —.-There_waSlow,
everi one diSsenting. voice which was
speaking-then—Rather thn have his own
I , sree l •noble, join.
ed to this Union .with the turbulent and
Icentliary fanatics, the infuriated• aboli
he' would7O•ay. that-she might- by some
_suilden—con_v.ulsiirti_of-nature; . by. .sorne
gh ty-eart ua k c ast*Lotit_ u pon_t_he
oacean a lone island. And' 'rather than
be joined himself ih such a uninn . with .
such fanatical _.enetnies of ,the liberty,
1 : 40 -- sthal Qlitcw-0 41 tv
prefer to b'e chained: like: Prometheus to a
rock to be -devoured by vultares,,or liki
Niszep)m,. bound to a -.wilit.liorse, .to be
:dashed down - precipices - Until:life should
.extinct,. _Get_rid_of.tizeseranalics, g(in lie
men, and Texas ~is yours with . all tny
which.ive:\siipy frinn the Hari:4mq
grapiji-es - ,ltbits-the_amount_of tools cog,
lected State from October 31;!
1830,::, - to'Oetober 7, _1837, thre6 .weekis
legs:Mimi—ale:lr.. • t 6orl2t4int - hir , the.
presiure llM:mottey - Market,: . and the
‘ , ,etterUt apatliy in the bUsitiess walks,-
tlie_ Poitiltotts for the
pri;se-rd.year exceeded
of-llollti'rs: As I):Ne no re 4-•
ben-to_comptain, hiving done infieitely .
-bet ler i .n 1 c n—our__
neighbors of New York:
mu way fair, _ .• $250;1.5 - 'B-87'
I~'l+rtiv_e-power i 185,9'15 60
Canal,. • . 410;457794-
Amount of canal & war, $846,512 19i
CUnifISTS VAcT. -- - -TheTMUncy (pa.)
Telegraph says Mr, Robert" Cook - of that
'borough, took sick, and thrilvil from his
stomach a snake six inches long, perfect
ly formed, and supposed to be the water
species. Mr. Cook, about six-weeks pre
viousArank from a spring in Abe woods,
-since which time-hp..has eiperienced
ular sensations and some . indisposition--
but he is not aware of having swallovred
y thing but water at the spring. Ilk
snake is preserved in spirits and may-be
The anniversary of the battle or• the
_thamea_Otioacoher)was celebrated with
great spirit at Albany,New 'Stork. - -The
toasts were full of. ent husiasm for the Hero'
of the ;vent, and go to strengthen-the-indica
tions that he is to be a candidate; who7er
else may be, the - next for theext Presidency. We
aresatisfied•that.Gen. Harrison doestiot de
sire it, but the calls upon him are so strong
and urgent that he cannot resist them., - Let
those who sincerely wish to see a change in
the administration of the government, and
its purity restpred,• look to these things in
time, and-not encourage divisions which will .
be ,certain to defeat them. Gen. Harrison
.Was Much -the-strongest -candidate in,the-op,
position at the last election, and it is not to
be presumed that his friends.will -consent to
give him, up, in accommodation to those who
might prefer a man of less commanding popu
larity. It would be unreasonable- to expect
,it.--Staunton Spectator.
The-sui)poserl Piracy.--5,9 far all seems
to but one opinion, viz: that the
piracy lias'Jaken place, and yet there are
doubters, who - think •it impossible, Its
- • ir
audacity, lioWev=er, argnittitegainst
it. In old tithes a pirate made a demen-, , ,
- Sfration -- in - th - e - D el - alvareliel ow this-city
andfrightened -the whole town. ouncils
tket and ordereikthaton future
of_alnytn„ the bells
. shoultikbe king; and
llinfthirWatehme - n — repair - to - their - posts! -
Now, however ridiculoui, .weak, and un,
arriied this may seem in - etir, ancestors, it
is all that we could • do. The ReVenue
-Cutter saiied from Wilmington on Wed;
oesday, and thus gave the pirates a week's
,atnitist.; The fact is, we are 'entire
ly unarmed; 'nothing - of - any - ,use'except
brave hearts, was to be .procured from the
navy - yard;-and if-the piratelchoosee,:he
may dome Up. any night, capturethetnay-
Orin__ bed, cut •out another;packetrship,
waken they fireman of: a' steamboat,. order
him to up -steam; and 'be off ,with his: prize
'before the - regiments. of - Chestnut Street.
.‘ , l;iuld have , dress.
.This palpable
negligenc4of even . -- eommon , defensive
preparations is now undeitood.' lt,:1411
be forgotten in'a •
Boltvor says in, Naltraver,- i ;that•Friendshii). is
thewino of. lifevand- Love-tlte•lalcoltol.
lie Pcnnqyltiania
Ph flailelnlida, Vitt
17 _-_
-- - --.WeryeSferdajr.
examining a humberof most:
'dal-road cars, inien - iledfjr the neWline
for traveling which is just about top; into
operation 'between . the _ itnpOrtrnt points
abtrve . mentioned, The, cars stye built
upon 11..ita's, PatentSaTety Beatu.plan,are .
furnisfiedon. the must .:Magnifieent . seafe,
_and are every .way adapted - to insure -the_
comfort of the Eadh has. four.
Wheels, each will. aCcomodrate sixty-ftir
passttogers. They are warmed with sal
[table 'stoves, and the interior has more
the. appearance • a: drawing - rooin • than
a . vehicle,-for travelling. A water-eleset
is attached to each of theltirriyaWe'cars
I . 1.
%VIP suet term) . passages lea ding and 'ele
,ganLvelticles.„lB_ ihus ty richt) eSs. : a4 d
- mangißcence, -- 4.ruly-reroarktible.- - - - From
our knowledge of.. the. elutraCtei of the
gentleman engaged in this.•line,.We feel
- satisfied that
. tto:efforts witthespared i tio.
expose regarded; in
.order to • render it
-safe, ethimaudimis and successful. The
cars will leave thd corner of Broad -and
Chestnut streets every: morning. at 8
o'clock. They run 'to Chambersburg,
1-50 mites by rail-road,•wherd Troy bath
coaches_a,rc „Kt:tided Land -they pass .to.
' Wheeling, 200 miles, over the: Islatitinal —
Ettiud: ---- Otthis - rokriVe'iiiied--not-titter-4---
syllable in theway.of description, .a 4 it is
Macatlatriried, and knOwn - to be the best
oftlto Itintl-in =tl3e-UiFited States. .Phis .
sectionof the line - is, under the immediate
superVisiod of the celebrated "Admiral
Reesule;",whoie reputations--as -. old .
stager is - too well known-in-this-eonithuni
ty t ci - FarutFe - Viiiiiil in 61 t
hands - . -- Another-brancli , of-the,-Line,will
take -passengers froth .Cimminrsburg to
Pittslntrgh, a tliSWnce of : 150
_miles, and
liere ‘ agairt, every. attenfion_l4ll
-tts- c.omfortatill--;despatch---the great ob
coMpany have in vtew,'.---
jVe,.congratulate the public, -and•especi
ailLthetravellineportiotrof it, upon
. the
establiSliiiient : of . . this . line:. ICctvill,..we
soon_beCome sate_th_e_mos(
importarit and succesful in the cunt-it:y.l
The Emperor of Russia mid 111 r. Dtll-.•
- /as.:-The.Emperoi'of RuSsia invited Mr.,
I)iillas, the Airterican Alinister, - 'to dine . 1
tritlibim .Orr the Sunday aftor his arrival;
-at- th e-Pa I l a tie : of-Pet er-li off,- a n it'rea 11y...hat1...,___ -
-made grand - preparations for Ws, reception; =
hut when-Mr. Dallas. appeared - ,lie was.
told - that lie cOuld 'not, under itny . Colisid--J
_eration,lrearliiiiited 'in a citizen's dress,...
and. having rio'eniforin, he was compellerhy
Co go back t}! :'his ship . without dinner,. - .
311oviing‘singular . inantier- A large Bit 'quite veial - WRIF - tice - pertibaiity :of_this---
Ter s
w-int'o till.:-.4:.ouin_w_liercsbe ~ I,7rts_sitting;. _ riVal **etiquette . ; and i'efusirig) to put
in tfte:•arreenotin" or tht; .Ility, andal igliterlyoo-- - -il iti ,u ii i l'ortn i ..avewi no. :110 - nsel Eta . 'lre - li.1!`"
:upon a pier:eta' linen near her: 'She arose ; - Demiocral 'll. the lirst water, and express-.
for the 'benevolent porpose:-4 giving thelingrsoore.appteliension_that such a co?*
bird-the 11:eedoin ottlie out-dinir air.agirin.--miglit •iiiipairThk :Popularity 'at-.foirie.--- • -
bot could'scarcely detaclrit ft:MO/the chith.•• • The - lilloperor,loo,vever, gave him another '
She at r leogth succeeded, - when it turned for the following Suirday, when, it is ez- , '.
'upon. her, .mrd bit - her : hat:id most severely; 'o . ec t e il .. ,..fh a tk el i rpc ,oo ... J . . l. oof or..m. M r , .
- firorn - whichtheladv.died soon-after,.exhlb- • D.:should remember- the . old adage, 'when,
lting -- sy_mptomS not unlike diTii -- : of liytl ro-r - i in Rome; du lis4lie Roma ns _do..' :apropos!
pliiitilic : -.Palletditem.--- -:_ -=_-, - , I des boiler ; it is rather too much the case
kvitlrtrur citizens &eorrally - bn - forei&o-tnis,,,i._
sions, toe:thiliit a want of politenesS - a - rid'
courtesy . , ieconforming to the customs of . .
the country at which they are accredited,
arid that toe, from Mere 'popularity hunt - -
in&lioine. - While a foreig n minister in
his ne&ociatitieS:, sheuld never lose sight --
of the honor and interests of his country,
his deportment and . bearing shoirid ever
be 'in. confo'rriiity with the• prictice,..of
others of equal rank at the same Court, . •
and in no instance be conspieuous fro N .
'departure from the. customs and tiages of .
the country. Any .tlifirg - that impairs the .
popularity of a minister abroad,. dirainlsh-, -.
es his - power - to - render -his---own country-- -
the services required Of him. —,X. Y. Star '
Singu Drat •=--A -Aged :lacl
Hamden, iti thk comity, named Fitrtl,
eame-to herileaTh a few. (la s since ; in the
Sonic- are favored.—Wii. have now in
our community a very re=spectable retired
merchant Of a vessel, n0w,74 years of age,
who_ Jias crossed, the Mantic 96 times,
visited-the-West Indies -- SO
-_times; never
-cost thelAul'aiiire office one 'thillar; esca
laid shipwreck 119 - oiloss'of - spar4,was ne
ver 5o sick as tcrim deprived of taking the
'deck; up to this •date - hasescaped held 7
ache; his.teeth are as good as ever, so that
he-can, as he terms it, eat a musty bisk
mord," One would sulipOse, from
apperranees, that he might reinani full of
vigor for years to come. What is, rare,
to this day he receives no credit. He
pays. all cash; and the most remarkable of,
lielniya fur his newspaper
. always in
advance; and is now what is i iclily uteri[
ed,-a man universally respected. As the.
Spaniard: , says, may. he 'live a thousand
years Sum_ _
A' Good. Resolution - .- One of the best
th'ngs of. the kind [ have seen, in many a
d y, is a preamble and resolution - oliered
at a Whig meeting in 'WS town,
S on Sat
,everiing, -by. One ofour. hard-fisted
workies. It was received and - passed with
acclamation: Whether . it be fe,gartlo for
.the truth of its statements, its logicarde
ductiona,-or its epigrammatic wit, it must
beconfessed to stand at the head of the .
Here" it is:
"'WHEREAS, The Chief Magistrate of
•this Union boasted of following in the
footsteps of his 'fllizstrtous Predecessor,'
and pledged himself to carryout . his mei-_
su res —and ,. whereas*, une7of - - - - - thelea - di ogi
• rinciples, , of his' administration was.the
' prostration of thecee'dit,,systeini in de
fending which he alleged, that 'all who
track on_horroWfd capital ought to break;_'_
- and..-whereas,.:Martin Yan .7 -lioren. was
elected, not-by any merit o r ability-Of his
sol - elybylle - known recommen
dation and popularity of: the' 'revered.
aiefe therefore; be it ' • •
"." ( ResOlved, That - inasmuch as Martin
Van Buren is tradin;; on borrowed .
tal,lit Jo fail.'--Massillon-Gaz.
ROAD..=-Welearn• from the• York Republjiarn
, whose editor' , l 4 tely visited the Tunnel .on the
.Rail_ Road, si ties from -thattown, that the
workmen have ected a passage` thrOugh th6.l
hill; anti that "light now shines from, end to, o end '
of ' the arched Tunnel, cut for a distance of 240 I
'feet, through the hard, unyielding , rock." The I
exeavation -- ut'of -pcnirse--not„yet.cotnpleted,.lmt
."4,13y light" having been-let in, the farthbr, opera-.
tins of the Tunnel will proceed with renewed
rit. The work of laying the rails on sections
of the road on each side of the Tiumely was also
'going oh; andevery—thing . therefore fnelicateS.,
.the good_ pregresi f ancl _early completion ,of this
important .thorellichfare. In another. ,,,,. year,—w`e
trust, 'the ti
Monmental 'City nd thc; good ad
Town of York, with its Wrightsville rail road,
and its .C'odorus Navigation,.' will. be brokight
within three hauesillifauce - oleach other.—.Bak
/*alma for wore' Speeic.,— An' editor in Ver
_meat. married a lady by_ the name of •gilver.
Congress have authorised. ( the.issue of
`.. --- ---1 Ten Millions bf - ,T_reasury-fiotes
On interest of two per cent:. This- mea- ,
'-, - sure . wasneededlo support the fallenfor-,, ,
...,• '. and • - tunes of the government—a . go.vernment ,
, g, •
--.--.-- , - tirat---12-montlis-ago-had-tit_isconvinapd an ,
immense surplus 'revenue.' The 'friendS• -
br i'fr. Van - Buren say-- nothin c , 4 7ag,aitisC -'•:-
this 'wholesale Credit , boSiness ofthe gov-•••
ernment, although ".Gerieral7Jackson de- . •••
Oared that" those ..who done business on
: borrowed . Capitol, ought f to . bteak,.. The -
President has already authorized-the See-,
.retory of,the:Preaidry tio:bor"rowf 800,00tY,'
'dollars on. these hilfs of credit.--for the
leddmptinii of which thefaitli-of:thezni,;
ertimeht . is:-pledgell... - : - . 7 •:-- - . -- --::'
r - l'he only. difference between' the alto
said treasury - noteti,. and the , worthy
shin plasters which'.are - spread all over
the country, .i 5• that. the . fortneroiSstied in .
denotninations.of not.less„ : that $5O each,:
while the latter'llre frorn one 'groat' tii; 7
tiveti* ant} npwartri• - In connection
' - witirli - isirnirstdo - phatcoritedsarrei
lief is the:postponement:of . the , i - - 4th in .
etalnient of the surplus revenue, whiclt,,• ..
by, an act of the laSt.Congress. was 'owitoi,ee - '
16, the states,. The ;ttliinStalment at : noun t- -- -
to about ten minions of dollars; so that in
stead' .of. being
.paid to the States, i itis
.withelirto - support . the:goveintiaent l .
.• -.
. Thits it will be seen, that insteaktif
paying to,tlie peOple .' I 0 millions of . atio.•-•
plus as , =-Was directed ye r ago,. the . •
.gov_eriimeut . is,_obligo:Jo ,4ors:pt . qf the
_people TEN : .24 ILEA ()NS i' '•
1-V•hot a reverso •
lit ilieTh .- 1 - rtitTleS - Oillie - fiebple- - -= a 0 (1 -- Wltat - a -- ----
lesson Oradinonition for, succeding .ad-
mioistrationsl ...-" -
liesitles - the., - • - weft•-- . - - groundeddoubts....., r-'-.
which arise as-to-the cOnstitationality and
expediency of bills o_Ccretlit; it-is an act .
of gross inconsistency in the
tion-to resorr-toLtlieirrri, - nasmucli. , as - -it-lios•-•• --
beir 7 constantly: decla'reifliy •• Mr. , Van- - --
- B u - r en- -- a rnl: - his - fri end Sijira t -- aoLD - - -A.N---
_was, the only -currency which. •
ought to be received and paid by
ernment.---•; West= Cltesterliq'cord. , , - 7 - --
. . „...
New -
One of °lir last steam boat arrivalsbrought—
down-a-band- of - Shawneeand-De wareld-_
chaps, 'amounting to two :hundr
_marriors.:' ,- .
Their - destination isilieever<r ides of Flori- •
qhr,--whither-they-are_goin to ags& .Upcie. _
,in tomahawking --their fed brethren.
They may find fighting in swamps and bushes
and tangled forests. ._a verv-differept business
from fighting on the broad open prairies of
1 ,
th it own native country. It appears to us
ve y (inestimable, whether they prove to be.
su h efficient auxiliaries in the harder- war-
fa e as was anticipated by the Government
which employed-them. They have AlwayS '
been accustomed to a level, smooth 'Country, ...
travel sed by immense prairies,- with scarce
a tree or a shrub to diversify the landscape. • •
To such-troops _the _thic_lt . woods, the
-leSilefeSti,Tiiifti:i iiipetietrabiCh - ogafadd :pot._
rasses of our southern wildernes, will_present
obstacles Of - a forniiilable tharatterinatot -;
insuperable. They have:Also..bee 1 - 1 - I,ttin • -
ed to fight chiefly
,on horseback, a mode
of warfare which will suit the 'smooth, flat
plains of Missouri,_ much ,better than the •
_______ .
swinaps-and- hamntocks_ and : everglades of • -
the Wythlacoochce.. . .
.. .
:nitre appears to us something.immoral in
the fact of employing these savages- in such '
a war.- They have no interest .whatevet in
ii?Alie_contest.--nomsongs_l9 redress, or inj.u.‘
ries to aVenge.3 They are hitatiiifightlliefir
-ired - hrethreVmhomtheyneverlsaw.or.hearct
'of before they enlisted; about a quarrel, the •
would care naught about it if . they. did.
Their indocementsto joinlit.the_tainpaign -"
are: purely mercenary. Itis an unnatural
war on their pliwforititsrays-then-against----;---
theit kindred andbreithers in blood, descent„•
and complexion, against thoie to vditim.they
should be united by the strongest ties of•syin
_pathy and allinity. - .7Upciti I„vb.at_grounds the
government can jistify:ii - rneasure of policy
'so much at variance with the dictates of, hu
manity, and so "derogatory to their own dig
nity and character for stern virtue and chit-.
alrous magnanimity, w.e, are atlosi dis
WHEAT. IN Otitoi-,:lt is - ilatett in-the '-
Hanover Gazette, that - John Myres.Esq.
Of Canton, -Ohin,- raised this , year,,,,from
one field; Coilitaining:six and a half acres
or-ground, 250 bushels - cirgitod 'heaq
Wheat—nearly fariy bushels to the"ac
'And George D'unbar-,_ .Esq., of the
.sam9 . --.
county,- obtained 42 34 bushels of AV-heat ,
from a lot .containing ninth-tenth's of • an
acre. Pretty well for a season of •
ing crops," , •' .•.