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Remarks of Mr. Speaker WRIGHT, made In the
Houss of Representatives f Penneyliania,
the bill relative to a reduction of the expanses
of the Board of Canal Commissioners. Febru•
iiry 11,1'841,
Mr: Wright rose and said: Mr.
- Speaker, I ob.'"
tained leave a few days since to address this
House; perhaps it is not necessary to ask its in.
dulgenee again.. 1. stated then and state now that
I should not have participated hi this debate had
I not been called mit by eroference on thepart of
the gentlemali'from Crawford (Mr. LoWry,) to a
vote I gaveo'h a bill, similar to the preSent one,
last winter; and why 'this vote and , my course on
form'r queition4 a like natureshould be drawn
into thin digeusiien, lam unable to determine. I
hailliot`e 4 -AVressed mysiew on this bill, and there.
fare .no reason to, eipect that ( I .would be
_drawn into any-dcbate that' mightbe had on it;
and how my sentimorits come to be knOwn I am
still lcrs able to divine. Viliat I may have said,
out of doors on the subject was asilifferept matter,
and I did not anticipate to
- be called to nn account
on "'Tr-
u tioor for any °x i
in private conversation.
The remarks I had occasion to' make a few days
ago were purely of defensive eharAter ; and
the manner in which these remarks haiie been
treated require from me a response. I take noth
ing, btrek of all I 'said on that occasion. I then
gave vent 'to .nothinghut the 'fieriest convictions
of my heart, and ivby should I retract them ?
They were honestly entertained, and may have
been.warmly expressed; but it was that warmth
which springs from an honest independence and
roltich shrinks slot from duty nt any time or um.
der any eircunistances. And that a fearless ex
pression of oPinione.On,my part,"on . a.., subject di. -
'TOY connected with the bill under consideration
Alionld call - Mown on my bend the wiatlr and ire
of certain members, not a little. astonishes
What is there in this bill to excite angry feelings
• between members? What is there that sliOu!d
break tip the friendly and - setriaVrelhtions between
rCprescruntiica ? Why should certain members
!be proscribed and placed on the' black list bedause.
they,in the discharge of their duties to their con.
erititents, take ri - pattiettlar conrie?—
:Why should a hue .and cry be raised in behalf of
'the CanatComniissioners, when. we arc about to
pass a law Which will displace them, when other
displaCing equally worthy, equally honorable
and equally deserving anon, to say the very. least,
were passed and not a voice was raised in their
'behalf... • • ' •
We.hatre passed . a bill abolishing tins Nicholson
court, thereby displacing Judge Anthony and the
three Commissioners of the Nicholson claim, but
not.a word was said- in their behalf. And -*11 )
not? ,Are- they not equal_ in all that , pertainS to
high minded men and deserving partizans, to the'
Canal Cominissioners ? ‘Vho doubts it? and'yet
. no tears of syMpathy were shed for them. No
anathemas vi ere sent forth when theSe - Were cut off.
And then too, wo abolished the Criminal Court
Sessions'afjhe city and county. of Philadel,
_phia. - Thereby stripping three more'men, do
' servedly high' in the party,. of their hon Ors and
emoluments. ••tiut 'this too,' Was done without
eliciting the sympathies of members. Why this
difference in the treatment'of these respective bills?
Was &becalm° these last officers had no patron
ago to bestow T Had - no others to give ? No
contrasts to let out? It cannot lid that such con
siderations influenced members.
- I regretted,deeply regretted the neecssitv_which
compelled me to vote for both of those bills. It
- pained rue to the heart to think-that I moat be in.
strumental in Wining &it Jtidgo Atithimy ;
the measure MS called for. The people:demand.
ed the repeal of the lard creating the court over
-- which he-presided, and it was not for me to refuse
obedience' to such a high behest, no matter how
much my feelings revolted at-it:
- The case of the Judges of the. CI iminal•Court
was no less-painful to me. I did dislike to see
• those men torn from their seats so unceremonious.
ly: and if-'it had been possible to gratify' my
, friendly' feelings for -those men, it would have
been a source of pleasufe to me to do so; but
duty directed another way and I sacrificed my
personal and private feelings on the altar of public
duty. . •
For the votes I, gave on these different mea.
tares I was not called to an account. My private
character and political consistency was not as
sailed because of these votes.
Now sir, why this feeling against me because
I take the same course on this Canal Commis,,ion
era bill? Wliy this ruthless assault on me 1, tliis
unbounded abuse? There must be some secret
at the bottom of all this.
I have always looked upon the gentleman from
'Clearfield, (Mr. Barrett) as a personal friend.—
My relations with him have been agreeable .
'character,. our intereonrses have been social and
.pleasant, and why lie should drag my private
character, my personal acts, into this controversy,
and in a way ton, as ilbnatured as it was unbecom
ing and undignified; has been not the least among
my astonishments.
. It must he, continued Mr. Wright, an impor
tant influence which will thus suddenly break np
old associations, which will sever the pleasant in
tercourso whieltl have heretofore enjoyed with'
the gentleman from Clearfield.
(Mi. Barrett explained that he had not attack.
ml the private character of Mr. Wright; and that
if what he (Mr. 13.) had s4d was going to break
up thCir 'friendly intercourse, the fault would be
with the Hon. Speaker and himself.
Mr: Speaker, I will not answer that part of the'
gentleman's speech%vhieb reibrs to ine persona*
and which expatiatcs on my political consistency.
With that, this House and the bill under consider.
allot' have nothing to do. It is amuestion which
concerns only the people of Luzern° and Wy.
.orning and myself.
rho foul slanders which been retailed here
•need not my refutation. They' are the flibrice
:tiou of . ,cppiniennEt,migionted in sources which
1 .- iinfEncit to mention. They have been carried
"to the gentleman from Clearfield who has been
- :mode unwittingly, the medium of slanders which
:are baseless as the fabric of a vision. a brief notice of somepartm of
`theteriticinan's remarks, but I will notice them
in a courteous and gentlemanly way.
• Sir, d repeat the charge against the present
Board of Canal Commissioners, which I made a
fe* days ago, of having turned off subordinate
officers because their Views on the subject of the
Presidency did not conform to that of the Com
missioners, and of filling their places with such
'as would do the biddings of the' Commissioners
on that question. I repat - this because I know it
to be true.
My own views on the subject of the Presidency
I have never publicly divulged, not becabse I was
afraid to express my preference, but because no
'fit occasion bad ochurred in which to do it.
I can tell gentlemen something on that subject.
DM much mistaken if a' very short time does not
Make some dev elopements on the subject of the
, Presidency, Which will open the people's eyes.
The gentleman frarn Clearfield and his candidate
- ere about to be sold. Aye, in less than a, munth,
'he and his candidate will be turned over, not ex.
actly to the enemy, but he will be' turned over.
sir, a Tyler press is to be started in Hanis
h-dr& a'rew dope; and it is to be edited by an
' 'Officer or theStfite government ; an officer of your
State administration—and who,until quite recent.
IA was a flaming Johnson man To be sure It is
to start - out with Casa, but it is a Tyler press for
all that, and wilfdouse Cass at a signal to be given.
Who that understands the workings, and the sly
Manceuverings orthe managers Of this farce, that
cannot sae through , it? 'Who is to be Secretary
• of Wer"urider John Tyler? What does all the
'turning out and pulling in mean,Which has been.
sa long promised that the secret ben got out 7 For
';,y.vhat 9 - urpose is roonf,to be mado in. Tyler's cnbt.
nit for 4. M. Porter, professedly a Cass man now,
• - 'brii how longg even professedly so, when lie:gets a
';,;;liitst.' under ,resident,l beg his pardon, Captain
~ Tyier,l.- • It
,is not becanso the democrany . ef Penn.
;'; , . , lolvataittdenirc it. IV, the democracy of yenn
".fitylVania does' not recommend this measure,.
And sir,
why all this? why this Case pries heiv,
seat government and this trouble to make
- morn for a Case man in the Natiorial Cabinet 7=
,Put,this and that together and what does it show?
-; Aye, what dries it shoW 7 '• Men . is placed
' intho Cahintdand ,wilLcif course .eoen
cause biehingo toind:li k jiait his sithation—
that turn:Tyler Man; -and then; howill
'of course again earry , fila friends with him, which
bethi nevi Casa Preis Mid athei - nearAnd dear
- ,relatiOnis In about flarrisburr;. trhis lojbe
oar oolummodiroabe crortootiofailiaimoi!
;rawford, (M
vt.bcf:tbieWif kto'tilallov)p,POPWOMA,o4o 4 6lle:
fie; fikt hieold
-Which anethei..fil# . :Peeltetil' !•=‘
Lowry the viticicety ,
:,.)!If;iliorAie;ge 4 thane n i
,).o . matote
*.noWs -iiitto,V49,l4**o l o4o,c ,
more erectlidy old b.causo he confidedlnomitch
in' others.
It is contendedthat this Tyler pressvis to be en
independent press. That is established for the
purpose ofgiving membersinstruetioneodcertain
subjects ; and if these lessonsaronotlearned they
are tolic thrashed into them. In other words, if
wo don't obey the orders issued from' a certain
chamber, not an hundred miles off; we are to be
lashed into the traces.
New sir, this independent prelim ddes not alarm
me. It has no terrors for me. f will do my duty.
I will pursue the even tenor of 'my way and take
chances for the abuse. , Any other orders than
'those given by my constituents I will net obey.
If I sop corruptions and mal-pr - actittcs I wilt aid•
in stopping them; and if'they arc not seen I will
point my finger at them, So that they cannot pass
unnoticed, regardless of denunciations• hero or
And If will pursue the same fearless bourse on
the. subject of tho Preidency. .I choose for my
self; and as r ; .„, not ° ashamed of my opinions
and preferences, on that question I take this op.
portunity to say that I sin a Buchanan man. Ho
is my choke, and I make this annunciation that
my'friend friend Troni Crawford, and the.gentle.
-mamfroznElearfield,may_not make a mistake when
they come to count noses.
. (Mr. Lowry—l suppose the gentleman's second
choice Is Matty, the magician.)
No sir, he is notourid Mr. Wright. I don't go:
fur Mr. Van Buren as my second .chnice. 'I hold .
nosecrcts on public questions, and I give this - in.
formation for the benefit of file gentleman from
Crawford (Mr Lowry.) Ido not want to be old
and *ill not be. My candidate cannot - be bargain
ed a way Tor an office. He and his fiends under
stand lhonselves too well fir that; but I ant sor:
ry to say that I ton. afraid an effort is now making
to haul over a certain clnss . of
Would Jetties Madison Porter get an - Alieb . frem,
that. graceless polil,irian, John Tyler, unless there,
was a quittpro quo? The friends of certaiwcan
didates have been offered as :lc:tints for the-sac.
dike; but the numbers will not be Very largo. J.
11. Porter, ea - inlet Wind over the democracy of the
Ecistone at his will or bidding..• And as for the
new dass'press,„l wish it, was here now that its
editor could learn and Iriaw-my views, of this
bargain and sale_business, and other equally uteri-
I •
tortous nialttrs. It :might 'abuse' me. Nay, I
wont(' he glad if it did. I court abuse frOrn such
la quarter. It cannot injuriously affect my stand.
ing the'Democratic party: Sir, I see which way
the wind is blowing, and if .the gentleman from
-Crawford will but look on for a little •while and
not strike his col Ors, he.will learn something to
his advantage in this mattx-r.
Why, sir, charges have been made against-me
in regard to the appointment .of a' certain COm;
mince.' !Lis alleged that I held it-as a rod over
members to draw them into a 'certain course and
for certain other•Particidar plirposeS. Now,
i. have something to say in regard to thiS matter.
I can divuW al secret connected with and about
the appointinent of this,_Comrnitteo which , will
open people's eyes, which will , show -,the ,under
handed manner resorted to to cover up corruptions
in' certain quarters; and .because I would not
lend myself-to this base_busincss a rod has_been
held over my head. Nay, more,_ which
ready been furiously lashed about toy ears in
thundering tones and g,esticolations, (pointing to
the gentleman from Clealfield, Mr: Barrel,) but I
can tell gentlemen they. mistake their 4WD if'
they suppose that I can be d:iven into measures
of this kind, and Much less if they expect to
force am into submirion by abuse or threats.—
amnot the material to be moulded thus,' aml
think the parties concerned have discovered this.
Well, about thia.6m - finite hu t inefls, for i ant
not going to let, that:drop. 1 hold. in ?op :band a
pop,. contain" ¢ liSt of names IC rilteda in the
Mad-writing of a Cabinet officer of our State
Administration ; and where,' Mr. Spout kor,- do you
suppose I got it, and what was intended by it ?--
Von could not guess; and I will tell you. This
little paper MIS picse,;,itcd to me shortly after it
'intl-been decided by this Honse that &Committee
of nveldightion should be appointed to inquire in.
to allegations of. fraud against. thrspresent board
of Canal
,Commissioners. That's the way 1 got
it, and now no to its purport. It pointed out to
me, in the Isand4oritilzg of an ExccurivE oFrrecn,
what members if this Howe sliould be placed on
that Committee ! I And why all this trouble
about this Investigating 'Committee 1- Why this
ellhrt, on the part of those nearly allied and deep
in tha'Confidence:oF - thc - powers that-Ae,_to_con..
trot the actions of a certain Committee of this
House 1 Could it be- to whitewash the _conduct
of those who were to pass in review before it 1-
IVns it intendeejby this to cover ttri corruption,
whilh-smells so stren , r in the nostrils of the peo.
pie, that they. cry with one voice fi,r their remo
val l I will leave you Mr. Speaker, and those
who hear Mt.,. to answer these interrogations for
nut what did I say—lvhat was'my..eonduet
when I received this polite and mpdest Lille pa
per What, says I, you pack My committees for
n i e ,? You, make an automaton or me? No, no.—
I no duugh•lhce. lam the. presiding otlicer
of this body; and as becomes that officer I will
appoint my own committees, and exercise all
other functions vested in me by the authority of
the same, ha becames marl and an
dependent officer. .
And what has been the consequence of this re
fusal on my part to he direlect to my duty; to dis
regard the high behest of the power silting on
the throne? 1 have been Marked ; the magazine
is'placed under me to blow me sky high. The
independent press, which is to be established
hem for the benefit of refractory members, is to
lot loose its bludgeonS of war on rne. But lam
not killed yet; and I arn not going to be. It will
take a little more powder and ball than the inag.
azint; up stairs contains, t., annihilate me.
I wish it to be understood that, my course on
this investigation business and the bill under con
sideration, is not prompted by
_unkind or humor.
er feelings to the present incumbents in the ('amt'
Board. lam influenced in my coarse in these
matters by higher considerations, such as Ipride
mysidt ever to be governed by. I obey the only
,masters I have in the duties pertaining to Inc as a
representative of the people. My constituents
are my masters, and I have their instructions
in great abundance on the matter under cnnside
ration ; I but folloW their directions in what aid
give to probe the sores which are afflicting unto
death, this Commonwealth. I would consider
myself derelint ill duty; I would consider that I
was aiding and dlietting in mal.vcrsations; did
see them and lint Point them out. I have seen
that which satisfies me,that corruptions do exist
and mut-practices are eartkd on in the present
administration of tlie affairs of the improye.
ident of this Commonwealth, and my duty is i tn
aid in their suppression, and aid I will regardless
of the threats or. the abuse of these intereAed.
I have said, and I repeat than regretted, deep:
ly regretted to • see laws passed turning out sonic
.half dozen' or more worthy judges, anal good offi
cers. My heart bled for the Judges of the Crim
inal and Nicholson Courts, and the other o ffi cers
which were sent adri ft . My feelings were on
the one side, but my duty on the opposite, and I
chose to obey the latter. Yet for 'this I have not
beyn held to.nn account, and for reasons known,
to those who are now raising the hue and,,crY be
cause of my course
,on a bill which will aftect
Canal Commissioners of doubtful standing.
I will now sir, give my reasons for pointing , out
the Orson of Mr.. William Oyerfield in my re
marks of a day or two back,
about which there
has been some ado, and' which has been made the
pretest for the most of the assaults which have
been Lando upon.= sinpe, in the debates on this
Whilst the gentleman from' Northampton (Mr.
'Heckman) had the fluor on that same day, and
wasanimadverting upon the bill under consider.
ation, this , Mr. William Overfleld,one of the Canal
.Commissioners;was,•l will not say making smiths
at him, but, he was deriding and attempting to
ridicule Mr. if. and exerting Itisingonuity to'turn
into -contempt ; tha wholeterne truths whiph fell
from his lips. 'And it was 'because of this that I
pointed my finger at the forth yin Whose behalf
an attempt has been made to getup sympathy on
this floor. Sir, my indignation was roused when
:l beheld an officer high in authority - 1n this gov.
ernment, leaving hisofficial 'duties, to'come into
this hall of representatives of the free people of
relmsylvania„to deter them fro:inn:the perflirmanea .
Ortheir'duty;lay'opertand reprehensible tidal' en.
Atossin their - character as to be a violation of the
et this degrading exhibition, degrading' alike to
my species and. my country. It was' nothingmot.e .
lier'wee it any:thingless thane base effort to cwt.:.
trol :the ttetiOns of an IndependeWropiesentatiiie;
and as eueb . desetveilikroc_Flvi?dmy . Frmiu . alifipd
died r Q•
rujegeistititrammt mg,: :llottl f l
'l4,oolloas on thin Att.
the; lloniatt , : , .. , : , iratfiti:iihiftwont
lute tho-Sentitifwilh - 10*2,1ing::#10
hio; , gtiflt,
11* . tilfir0;ioft4toitiO8 ir;intek
at the Loan p hlliit fns tgotinant r iten gmtledff
eittinets.;&4llolltutt****> I
to the present case Bough, less distinguished tier:
sonages were_actors in the s c ene. --- 1
knoW something of those rules whin regulate
society; and 1 am not an indifferent practitioner
of them ; and the'effort which has been made to
turn the' notice which I had occasion to take . of
Mr. William Overfield in my first speech on this
subject, cannot be construed into a breach of po
liteness.. If it is, the illustrious exaiiiple to.whlch-
I havo just alluded was; and I am willing that
this act of mine should bo measured •by that•
standaid. . ' •
Mr, Speaker, some members here • would vote
for a continuance in office of the present Board of
Canal Commissionersif direct and open fraud was
proven against them:" And •is the clamoryvhfch
is raised in their behalf shy them to have. any
weight with the unbiased members of this House?
I hope not sir. I know it will not.: If. the pre
sent Board of Commissioners depend upon this
house for a re-appointment,they Will lid Sadly - die. -
appointed, and if they ge hefore the people, their
case will be yet more desperrite.
Sir, the .voto and- the Speech too, which I gave
and delivered on this same 'queStien in '4l has
been alluded to. That I was right thenould that
my constituents approved cf iny course. then,•is
well estnblished'in the 1200 majority by -which
they returned me their ,representative• to thhi
,house. Thnt testimonial was grateful to my feel
ingv. Arid tiow, ns then,' I • will take my own
course. .Since then I have seen cause to change
-my views on more measures than the one now be.,
fore•us.-. I was a novice -then in legislatiVe busi:,
n'ess, and young in politics too. I has'e become
more wav-•vise since.. -
True Sir, it has been intimated hero that I was
elected last fall by a' wonderfulreduced majority.
o I was, but there is reason for that too.
.I will
not say that' there was any interference in Iny
election I.t - fall on the - part•of the State adminis:
tration. Bitt reiood many strange
,rumora flew
through , my diai Het of the operritionsg me ihtu in
Ilarrisburg to elect my opponent. I cannot point
so directly and therefore no positively to interfer
ences in my election, as to he .able •to intimate
that ms' tickets were destroyed tre carried out of
the district, :is my friend from Northampton (Mr.
Heckman) is able to do, but I do say, there were
:Rome very suSpiciocs circumstances, and a good
many of them. ton, connected with State opera.
lions along the North Branch canal. Ido not
implicute in these machinations, my opponent.—
He would not resort to unbccomingefforts to elect
himself. I know !din well, and Chester Butler is
, as honorable a man as ever drew, the breath of life.
Tha great length of Mr. Wright's remarks pre.
vent our giving the remainder of his speech in his
own language.
_We must therefore content our.
selves with a few additional extracts, After
speaking bf the new; contract entered into by the
Commissioners for carrying pasitongers on the
Columbia read, Mr. Wrigarsays---
This is, one - or the. transactions,
I suppose, for
which the Canal Commissioners claim fitvor. Sir,
they have a good deal of this' hind of merit to corn.
mend' them; - •
There is ono which has becitreferred to in this
dehatirant - which - I - will-give-a-pas.ring:notiCe
cause - my name has been used in' emmOetion,,with
it. It is a small matter, heethere is an oktsaying,
that "rogutA steal Millions and nig tics steal
sissms," which 'will meet that part of the.ohjed .
.I allude to the ride which the Canal Commis.
.sinners took from Willtsbarre to Northumberland,
one day last summer, add in which I had the hon.
tie of being a party. And en agreeable time-we
had of it. -I recollect well the aliundarice we had
al delicious. drinks. LeMons and Sugar were
there in profusion ; and the Cogninc with which
we Were Atwitter' up was good,'and the loati•sugai
;was as avid as the snow orirAletuth.BJanc. • The
very recollection of it inspires my imagination
with lolly and towering.subjects. • •
'Phis flue treat, for'such idtrnth it was, I thn't
,at the expense of our agseeable boat Captain,
r some.of sollecrsond disfnot think any thing
more of .the matter mail-my return to Ilarrisburg
at the meeting of the- - Legislature, when an inti
mation was lissom' out to me that nur frolic was
at the expense of the State. °This led roe toinsti.
lute some inquiry intolhe matter, and after a good)
deal Of search discovered the full charge of tho
whole spree entered on the 'elmelt.roll of the Su,
periniendenttnc day labor! Yes sir,Sugar,Lcm.
ens, Cogniae, Brandy. scud eteeterag, charged on
- the-cheek-von of tics Su p erintendent cc day labor!
Attempts have hcen made In cover up this tonall
transaction, but it casinot be explained away, nor
can the enormity of the transaction Ice mitigated
by the etfort which has been made to impugn the
character of the man- upon whose testimony it
rests - . Ile who impugns -John dots
not know the man. A more honest and upright
maii cannot be found, which the gentleman-from_
Csaumbia (Mr. Snyder)—in which county Mr.
ll'lleynolds resides, and who *knows him well—
will bear sne out in.
. No w Mr. Speaker these arc a few pee:Wilkes in
the management of the improvements of our Sfate,
Land for the relitimation of which the people have
called long and loudly. But sir, the wishes of
the people on this matter are not to butheeded
' cauae the evil ctirfnot be remedied without turning
Out of ottice the present worthies who administer
iii tract department; and under whose adtninis.
linden the C ss handbill transaction, the wise and
'honest passenger contract businessoind the lemon,
sugar and cogniac chargbd as day lflhor took place..
Yes sir, because I will not aid and abet in these
dark, mysterious, and culpable doings by covering
them up and screening the offenders, I ant charg.
ed with helping the Whigs to break down the
State administration.
It is known . thet the principle. of electing the
Canal Commissioners iH one that has been steadi
ly advocated by tho Whig party. Mr.. Wright
thus speaks of. the .attempt to stop him in his
course by the charge that he was supporting a
Whig measure, and 'with"thi's extract we are
obliged to conclude :
Mr. Speaker, I take an expanded view of this
question. It proposes ref yrin—a great, reform
in an important branch of the State service.—
Thosands can be saved by it; and whether it is
Whig measure- or not, it is a righteous one, and
one with h the, rople call for. This great and
once prospeLons State is- crushed to the earth by
her pecuniary embarrassments and her people are
groaning under opliressive taxes; and . yet this
measure which proposes a relief to both is oppos.
ed. And why 7 because it out of of.
fice—those who- by their conduct have shown
themselves unworthy and unfit to hold office, and
whose palpable. disregard for the public interests
has lost them the people's confidence.
It has been stated here that 2,700 dollars is paid
annually by the CanarComniissioners for clerk
hire. Now until the present adminiatration. came
into power, there was never 'more than. - 81000
paid for clerk hire for this department. The bill
before you proposes to reduce it
,down to 81000
e 569 more than it ought to be yet. , The people
of yottrState, - ivin - pay the taxes, work for fifty
cents a day and are glad to get it; yet 2700 dol
lars must be extracted from the poor laborer; who
toils the liVe long day for 50 cents, to pay two'
clerks who do not vi.ork four hours in the day.—
This is the economical—the reforming board of
Canal Comtnissionere, which we are asked to
keep in power; and because forsooth we express
an unwillingness to do it, we are charged with
going with the Whigs,
SILK BUSINESS.--The experiment of
manufacturing silk in the 'Auburn, N. Y.,
Prison, by the convicts, has proved quite
suceesful. The resits from the very-out
set were so: eucouraging that constant
additions have been triadelo the machinery
usea,°and the number of convicts . ernploy-''.
ea 'in this mantifacture; and 'the 'Opinion is
citildently expressed bythe agent that the
bilisness may 'he so extended'ati ultimately
'to employ all the critivint labour , which
can 13ci,::aisigned 'to it consistently with A
propei:Oadnet and management ofitlie
}riieon.= ' ihe sewing silk M promionced
firslie. agent 'superioi to the imported -
ticle, in strength,- and softness of lexiute,
a n d.!e qualM__sineothnepalantl i n.color,_ and_
je. , piefoted herevei . b*have 'bien . fair:
Itipimpre hi - Washingtou.
The tioitedltiiiiii!Gazette gives' as rumors from
Waehingtori, _ll at Mr s Wkse_'vrill''go_ to Vrance-,..
probably truei. duahinglo, chinst.-twt-proba
ble y - Mr. Williavoien,iilHuntingdon, nna , in Wrth=
hat i taitit s i ,, probably : :111r, Irvvin; • of yittsbnrgli,'-'..
v higion, to ,the Philadelphia, Cuittog'! - liiinie7-ntore
ch Chant- . ; -I*Tilii4norahlcollehop ,GrianFolii "of ,thd4E.
cliarge ~);Chre
.'Boston on
;bersburE, lately under. the care of Mt ~ , iretlneWluy last , µ The cause of ltia deull •wus,
41tifffiiiiil retngvetl4 o 4l •
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Malta &
',lridnesday, February 22, 1843.
Subject to the Aceision of a Natiopal Cofivention
I. A. Round National' turrency, regulated by the
will and authority of the Nation.
2. An adequate Revenue, with fairProteciion to
American IndUstry. .
3. luat restraints on the Ekecuttve power, em.
brtiCing a fitriher restriction an the exercise of
the Veto. •
4. A •faithful administration of the public dothain,
with an equitable distribution' of the proceeds
of sales of it among all the States.
5. An honest and economical administration of
'the General Government, leaving Public officers
perfect freedom of 'thought and of the right of
suffrage; but with suitable restraints against
improper interfertnee in elections.. .
6. An amendment to the Constitution, limiting
the incumbent of the 'Presidential office to a
-- - - . er.
These objects attained, I think that we sho ul d
cease to be 'affliead with bad administration of
Lilo Goierninent.—HENßY CLAY.
caDur obliging friend at \Vasil . igton has our
warm acknowledgeme - rits for hie attention. Tho
loss of the paper containing the articlo alluded to
by him, has prevented our complying with hie
tequck.. -
Destructive Fire
On Wednesdayaflernoon last about one.o'clOck,
the exceedingly neat!ding whip was being
erected for Mr. E. L. Walker, on the western end
of_Afain.eitreet in this borough, was discovered to
be on fire. Our various engine and hose compa
nies were promptly. on the ground, but the pro-
gress of the fire before its . discoveri, the violence
of the wind which rapidly spread the flames, ad:
ded to the difficulty of procuring 'water in that
part of the town, made all efforts unavailing to
save it, and the building was entirely consumed.
The loss of Mr. Walker and the builder" of the
house, Mr. Turner, is estimated at about "81200,
which fails en, them-with great,severity; ..We.are
glad to observe that public sympathy is engaged
in an effort to repair in some degree the loss.
Secretary of the Comnfonwealtb.
Col. Charles McClure, of this borough,avas on
.Monday last appointed by the Governor Secreta
ry of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and
ex dficio Superintendent of Common Schools. =
Col : McClure is certainly the best of time be
tween whom the choice lay. We hope ho may he
found equal to the duties ho is called upon to fits.
charge, and in the present state of parties enjoy
his distinguished place a during good behavior."
;Clay State Convention.
13.:1The Whig Stato Convention of the fiiends
of Henry Clay meets in Harrisburg, to-day.-,-
We i+hall be able to give some report of the pro
ceedings in our next, which-we hope, will be of
el-a-character no . te_streurrthen the good Whig
cause in Pennsylvania,
The Legislature
The doings of:the Legislature niay .be very
fully ascertained from the letter °lour correspon
dent, in to-day's paper.
CONCERT.-A concert of Sacred Music was,
given\in the Methodist Church of this place on
Monday evening last, by q number of our musi,
cal amateurs. The treat was a rich ono to the
lovers of music. The proceeds are to be applied
to the benefit of Messrs. Walker and Turner, the
sufferers by the late fire.
Whig National. Convention.
The Whig members of Congress at a recent
meeting decided upon the necessity.and propriety
of a National Whig Convention to nominate can:
didates for the Presidency and Vice Presidency.
Another meeting will soon be held to determine
upon the Limo and place, • which will settle the
matter. • •It ie thought they *ill recommend hold.
ing it in Baltimore on the first Wednesday orMay,
1844. A very good time.
Congressional Retrenchment.
•6 '-Mr. Areold'irkyl providing for the 'reduc
tion of the pay orafembers of Congress to $6
per day, hesid es the rotrenchtnent of other expen
ses, passed the . House of Representativrtfat
Washington. Good. In the Senate the bill was
referred to the Committee on Retrenchment.
A moot Point.
Wo acknowledge the receipt from the Rev. E.
C. Delavan, of Albany, N. Y. of the second. num
ber of " The Enquirer," devoted to free discus
sion as to the kind . of Wine to be used at the
Lord's Supper, &o. of which he is the Editor.
If any of our friends desire to examine the sub
ject we shall be happy to give them the views of
Mr. Delavan us expresesed in his pamphlet. Mr.
Delavan is one of those who deserve the thanks
of the country for zealous effrts in the cause of
TeMperance, but the question he is now discus.
sing is one of practicability as.well as propriety,
and may therefore be discussed a great deal to
little profit, - , „
The sleighing for the last eight or ten (lays has
been excellent, and those who had plenty of money
and leisure appeared to enjoy themselves amazingly.
The jingle of sleigh belle and. the merry shouts of
the revellers might be heard night and day, making
the welkin ring with their gay music. Quigley's, at
Beguestown, and IkteGlaughlin's, at Kiddeeminster,
appear to be the favorite resorts to 'those who love
the good things of the world.
. 117 Our readorewill not require an apology, we
hope for large space we have given to . ,Mr.
Wright'espeech; although We must rainless we
publish it as well for the benefit of our loco foco
Muds as Whigs,liecause we .have a strong
. givingiluit our niaghbour of the Voltinteer after
giving Mr.' Lowry or Mr., Keres oPoodion on the
slime bill, will, riot have roomfor.
.Mr. Wright'.!
Thai Canal Commissloizerfs Bill.
One of the remarkable signs of the titniss'with.
in the last two weeks has been the passage ofthat
sound democratic measure; a bill for the election
of Canal Commisidoners by the people. This
mature has been always advocated by the Whigs,
and was once passed by a Legislature in which
therhad the majority, but vetoed by our demo.
erotic Governor.. It bas now again passed' the
House of Representatives by means of Whig
votes assisted by several 'honest loco feces. It
will 'also, we premium, pass the. Senate, but as it.
will undoubtedly receive the veto of the Governor,
it may fail of becoming a law for thq want of the
constitutionalmajority_ottw_d thirds to-defeat the,
Governor's. negative. But of the 'necessity of
taking thtimmense pntronagdof the public Works
opt of the hands of the Administration there can
be no question, and if this bill is defeated by the
Governor and his friends, the people will knoW
where td'placo the ,
Mr. Wright's speech, of Which we; publish a
goodly portion to.tiny, will be found rich in inter.
We are inclined to think the half has not
been told, and yet a more beautiful exposure of
the wire-working and management of the Geyer.
nor and.his clique, has not appeared for some
time. We hope it will be carefully rend. •
• Wo have received the first number of our fritind
Weekly Forum. It is• a small bilt
handsomely Printed sh act, 'contain i ngehoice Belem.
lions from the Daily, comprising all the spirited
articles, nevus, literature, c. It is pub.
'jelled at one dollar a year, and will no doubt prove
a valuable auxiliary in the cause of "Harry of the
West," and the , people.
Cosi:tiannas Et.t.iorr.—The Philadelphia Eve.
ning Journal nays that a very friendly feeling is
manifested at Washington'towards this old vete.
ran, and a strong probability exists Abet he will
soon be relieved from Ilia sentence, which has
been in operation since:Juno 21st, 1840, and be
restored to his former position. . .
A illiets? Scheme. •
The crisis in the affhirs of our CoMmonwealth
is drawing forth wisdom from various sources ad
I is
,usually the ease., James Clarke, Esq., well
known as a former Canal Commissioner, has fl
long article in-the Harrisburg Reporter, develop.
ing a plan by which ho proposes to pay the inter
est as well as . the principal of- the State Debt.—
Mr. Clark's mode proposes an elegant superstrue
he found to lay the foundation for it. He says
that 4. should a fund of $2,000,000 a year be pro
vided, to be increased annually at.the rate 00100,-
000, it will extingtiish the whole debt in 27 years,
eveitir-tho-Si;ato has to pay 6 per cent on all her
debts'thatimay be overdue. Thus, then, by this
plan, the State must in time first place rittse,s2,-
000,000 a year in addition to the ordinary expena..
cs of the government, which must go on increas
ing-year by year, until the payment -in Is6B, a
mounts to $4,500,000 It-is Very easy to figure
out - 0nel) a scheme, but the difficulty is to raise the
money. How in the first' place, are we to raise
$2,000,000, to make the firSt payment 7
• Awful Calamity;
• The Albany papers give accounts of a fearful
calamity at Troy, N. Y., occasioned by a land
slide, which occurred on Friday last, scarcely in.
fcrior in - extent r and it is fearCd, even more des
tructive of life, than that winch occurred several
years ago. . .
The slide occurred south of the former one, on
the same 111 l—the avalanche crushing, and nearly
hurying.several frame buildings, at the foot of the
Vill,and_exteriding quite across Main street.
The accounts vary in particulars, but all conc - UI
hi' representing the loss of life, and the scene of
distress as terrible beyond description.
The scene presents an awful and melancholy
sight. their cradles, mothers with their
children in their arms, and stalwart men, who but
two'hours before iiicathed freely and in good .
health, had been taken from the ruins, mutilated
and mangled corpses. The buildings destroyed
were-nearly all new, and had but recently been
erected. •
Eight or ten of the dwelling occupied by poor
families,were crushed and buried beneath the mass
of earth. In these, it is supposed; there were net
less than thirty or forty persons, only ten or twelve
of whom escaped.
‘Vithin an hour after the occurrence, nine
bodies were dug from the ruins, five of which Were
without life; one partially injured, and three'not
beyond recovery.
A man tiom the-countiy, passing at the time
with his team, leaped from his sleigh, and eseap
ed. The horses and load of wood were buried
beneath the earth.
The great reform bill which has passed the
House of Representatives by means of the Whigs
aided by a--few of the !twos, and which provides
fur the election of Canal Commissiot.ers by the
people, must be regarded, - says the Philadelphia
Inquirer, as a measure of more than ordinary in
terest, and one which, if carried into full and
complete effect, will have a salutary influence up
on the affairs of the State. The Bill, as it passed
the House, provides that a board of Commission
ers shall be elected by the Legislature within ten
days after the passage of the act,—both houses on
joint ballot to elect the President, and each house
an assistant—and u new board to be elected by
the people at the annual election next fall, and one
member annually thereafter. It providmialso for
a reduction of the expenses of the board—salaries
of officers, &c. &c.
We believe,—the great majority of the people
of Pennsylvania believe, that a large 'pardon of
the indebtedness of this CoMmonwealth Is justly
attributable to the profligacy arid extravagance
which have characterized the management of bur
pub/ic• works. For years, these works have been
made use of; not with a view'solely for the public
good and the financial prosperity of the Common
wealth,but, as a means to reward political favorites
and assist the political destinies of the State ad.
ministration. Thus, millions have been squan.
dared, and the State Debt has been increased year
after year; until it has grown to such ,magnitude
as to be really alarming.: By the new plan, it is to
.be' hoped:that this Iniquitous system will be avoid.
MI, the resources' of the State husbanded, and a
commencement made in the great work of reform
valculated eventually to restore the eharacter'and
revive the credit at the CommOnwealth. The bill,
however, has yet to receive the 'auction of, the
Senate and tole aubmitted to the Governor.. ,
The End not yet! -,
Wednesday last , the 15th, ram one of the days.
fixed mpon by , Second - Advent preachers; down
mast; for , the destruction Or-our beautiful *Aid.
A number' of:proselYtesin,the East -hepf...,:liatelt
ihr:the.great event, and were Perhaps -40f ogres'
ably disappointed by itS , ;non.oaCtirrerice4, Tbio
,profune doctrine it is to-be,bepetlooll! soon sink in
Ir".,,rlt:iidc°ll*Ptsitibrialsti,rat'iii4sTOr All true
- ' '4 , DL
, ‘`iipos, , ' • •
,:i .. . : •: . :! . i:: - , : ;::,',i. ; .f :;-1 , ;" i'
Weekly .Forum.
A Great Reform.
Slettnogibanta niaftfiftture:
Corresponden'eb of the.fieroo.
ilmuntinop a, FebniarY- 18, 1843.
The Legislature , have at length passed one panty
Lill tliislento - or:, old only one which can be called
reullyilitblia, and that is the Congressional Appor
tionment The-provisfons of. whoa, and tile
populatton of each district, are as follows: - •
1. Southwark, Moyamenaing, Pasayunk,King
sassing, Blockley.,-and West Philadelphia of the
county, and Ceder Ward of the city of Philadel•
; phia—Population . ,63,ooo,
'' 2. The City of Philadelphia, except Cedar and
Tipper Delaware wards-75,950. ,
3. Northern Liberties and 'Kensington, of the
county, and Upper Delaware ward, of the city of
Philadelphia-62,571. - •
—4. _Spring Garden; North and South Penn 11 or.
borough, Germantown, Bristol, unincOrporated N.
Liberties, Oxford, Lower Dublin, By herry-and
Moreland, of the county of Philadelphia-56,316..
.5. Chester and• Delaware-47,306. . .
6. Ladeaster —84,203 - •
7. Deuphin,•Lebanon and Sebuylkill. 7 .Bl,o43.
8. Berke-64,569.
- 9. Montgomery and - Lehigh=-73,028.
10. Bucks and Northampton-89,104.
11. Luzerne, Wyoming, Monroe, Pike and
12. SUagnohanna, Bradford, Tiiiga and Pottor
—72,R33. • '
Lycoming, Columbia, Clinton and North.
14. Union, Mifflin, Perry and Juniata-64,055.
15. Cumberland and Franklin-68,746.
16. York and Adams--70,054.
17, Huntingdon, Bedford and Somerset-84,--
18.' Fayette and Greene-55,721. '
19. Washington and 33eaver-80,847..
20. Westmoreland, Indiana and Cambria—M.
737. • .
21. Allogheny-81,235. • •
22. Arinstroagi Clarion, Jefferson, Cleaifiera,
Centre and. M'Kean,-66,919.
__23. Butler,Mercer and Venango73,l_sl.
24. Crawford, Eric and Warren-72,346..
As it is generally belie - tied that the bill will be
vetoed; it would hardly be worth ybur while to Pub
lish it, but that-your readers may be able to judge of
the validity of the causes which will be Sllled as
the reasons intr:gain arbit arily . defeating the action
of-the representatives of the people. Whatever these
reasons may be, the real one is that Huntingdon
county is nut included in a locothco distriCt, so that
his nephew, General Wilson,can stand some chiuice .
of being forced into Congress. Give him a district
then, and my word for it heWill sign the bill-though
it should not, contain a population of more than
40,000, while otitei. ‘Vhig districts have 100,000.
So much
,confidence have 1 in David.lL Porter's
patilOtism. He would see every man in the State
made a pauper if hiS family could be aggrandized
by the general ruin.'
, L think I told you in my last that the bill to legis
late out of office the present corrupt Board of Canal
Commissioner', and to provide fur the manner of
electing their successors, had passed second reading.
It was again taken lip no third reading on Monday;
but the Porter corruption:o,s cowhide(' to deleat ac
tion upon it until Tuesday. They tbreed ;snit Mr.
Speaker Wright again in self-defetice; apd in defence
of the position lie assumed on a former occpion,aud.
right manfully he acquitted himself, I assure you.
Ile revealed some very important secrete Which
regret I have aot-room,in it Bangle letter to deta il,,
'particularlf his.history of. the prenteithathd sale:of
the Cass and Joliiison party to Tyler, in considera
tion of a Cabinet appointment for his brother, James
M. Porter, and his account of an attempt of °he of
the heads of departmetit to. indstee hire Cu, pack a
cotmtrittee to inVestigate the conduct orthe Canal
Commissioners. Yen will find this speech reported at
length in the 11arrisbuwg papers in the finrtl part of
this week, and you cloned do better than to copy
some pelts of it fnr the speci-il edification of pill.
tax ridden readers. Mr. It quntlyt and Mr Heck
man also made able replies to the :antic that 11811 for
aweek been heaped thorn their heads by the admin
istration its aptiLigists in the House. The
immaeulacy of the administration, in general and of
the eotnntissioners iii I)artienlar, was Again strenu
ously avowed by Lowry, Elwell, Barrett :WO
The bill was at last di,pused of, the vote on its final
passage being 6 yeas to 32 nays, very nearly two to
one. - _
You will xee by the proceedings of the Muse that
the Committee on Banks have been instructed by a
lergemakaity-tdbeing_in.a bill anthoLizingthe issue
of small notes. That committee reported a bill to
day in accordance with its instructions, though the
some co mini ttee, th rough its Chairman. Deford , made
a long report 'against granting the proYer of sundry
petitions which had been referred to it in favor of
the s.tme object. Thk f liowever, only fa preserve
a show of consistent as the federal Inenfi,cos have
always preached so lon Ily against small notes. This
report will go to the people as evidence that the liven
foci> majority are opposed to them, and their votes
in favor of them will be no evidence to the contrary!
But no matter"; if they will give the community
small bills, always redeemable in specie, no one
will stop to criticise their consistency very closely.
The Judiciary Committee reported to-day, also
under instructions, a bill to reduce the pay of a 1
officers in the employment of the State., whether sal:
141`ied or otherwiie.. I think I have already intimated
that this would prove an attempt merely to deceive
'the public. It is very *lonian( a holier this bill a ill
even be actcyl upon, notwithstanding it was ordered,
when the resolution instructing the committee to
bring in, the bill was pissed, to be made the first
order of every day until disposed of. No bill of this
kind can ever be acted upon which touches the pay
of members. There are a great Imply of both parties
who would vote to reduce their , pay to two dollars
per day, or vote in favor of any other measure of
reform. But I fear that the majority will , kct other.
wise, at least in the Bouse. -A bill has already been
under consideration for several days in the Senate,
which will shorten the session to one !winked 'days,
limit the contingent expenses of the I.egislature, and
redreis.other abuses, and has passed a second read
ing. The Senate, therefore, ought perhaps to be ex
cepted. Certainly. it ought if this bill passes. ~But
on the other hand, a committee of the Senate have
reported the bill from the Ilotise relative to the
reform Comthissioneetiiiffiee, with a
recommendation that it be negatived. This ought,
it may be, to be au offset against the show of reform
evinced by the Legislative reform bill. If both these
bile should be passed into laws, they would save the
Commonwealth nearly or quite one hundred thou
sand dollars per annum. There would be substan
tilthreform But one can have no confidence that
any thing will be effected until it has been positively
Our locofocos are beginning to come to their
senses, at least in relation to the Tariff, or at least
they have changed their course upon the subject, as
you Will diScover by their having.passed the follow
ing resolutions by a wry large majority. On second
reading the first section was passed by a vote of 75
to it, and the second by a vote of 45 to 40;n1though
the friends of Mr. Clay voted against it, for what
reason will be very obvious to you.' The other sec
tions were read a second time by very large votes,
and theresolutions were finally passed by a vote of
76 yeas to 11 nays. The resolutions are annexed,
and you' ll publish them or not asyou choose.
I.' Resolved, By •the Senate and House of Repre
sentatives of..the Contmonwealth of Pennsylvania in
General Assembly , met, That, we ilettmteate any Re
vlon on the part of •Congrem,wt its present or any
other session, in . relation to the Tiriif, which' would
,be calculated to disturb ill permanency in future, or
;induce:the belief any where that a well regulated
system ot duties is not regarded as it part of the set
ued policy of the Government.
2. Resolved, That the compromise nfthe Tariff
by the act of one thousand eight hundred and thirty
two, may beyetarded one of the causes ;which has
.prOdoccil not Mily,the'embarrasied.stata alba finan
cal; but siisciiiiicmted - ruinously tipo n:the - great MD.
ufacturing interests ofthe.l3oUlltry,4lnd to a great ex- .
tent -deitroyed:'.our ,home -indystry, the only :true •
4unirceitif national a. Wealth and
, . _
',..'Reablirtid;lhat a Tarilr'hatied upon such pried
'pies as shall rilise rettenhe'lo , Peet all, the'Alegiands,
.on ,the treasury . ; and, it The • same ti MO: 'Proper,
diteriminatinh mfivaeof our domestia nianufattturei
intl. l 4oMildlral ,:prodtuitions;alferd acitiettiatif„ . prO , t'i
tio'ail,hut called for hy every oonsideratioli of sound
policy, and is absolutelimeestary to make us Inds:
pendent sea nation in
,war and in peace.
4. Besolved;Thlit le, regard the farming and.
itionulketuring Interests cot as antagonists;as sortie
erroneously, conic , but as one s and the same, the
farmer tirodiferril raw material, and the menu=
factorer flirnishmgh im a home market both for that
q e
and the other productions of his farm.
' 5. Resolved, That the doctrine of "Free Trade"'
in order to operate justly, must' be, reciprocal . , andf
that the theories of British writers on this subject
find their own refutation - in the policy constantly,
purined by that nation of itiAollirig high duties for?
the . protection of all her a ultural andinanufac:
turmg interests. .
.6. Resolved, That a copy of these eesoldtions be;
forwarded by the Speaker of the House to one - "oc ,
our. Senators .and, one •of our Nepr,esentatives in.
Congress- with,a request that they present the 3IIMIII
to each oi l , thejf respective Houses.
tcrLetters from Washington inform us,
says file Pa. Inquirer; that do question of
State indebtedness : is e x citing much atteni
tion there, among the patriotic Members Of
Congress, and that several of ihe ableat of
them, without regard to party distinctiOns,
have expressed the opinienl that Congress
would be called upon befOre long, to take
up this topic, and discuss it gravely and in
detail. ' The report of the Select Commit
tee will soon be made. The session is so
far advanced, however,that nothing definite
or conclusive is likely to be actomplished
by the present Congress.
Smith, surgeon, and Professor R. W. Hall,
-iii;itetrician, of the Medical School at
Baltimore, quarrelled in the college on
Wednesday last: ---- Hlcws were given - and
a sword cane drawn. They' were parted
by the students.
MiNcTis ISltms.—rSilty-nine minute
guns were fired frorn 'Abe Monument at
Baltimore, Md., on Wednesday, to mark
the general grief at the death of the veteran
[lull. The flags of the shipping and. of
public places.; ,, weeeai half-mast for the
n= melancholy reason. •
per.A correspondent of the. Philadelphia
Inquirer suggest a tax *of ttiTenty-five cents
a galion_on all whiskey sold or distilled
in Pennsylvania. ; :•
r ob. 18, 1843
,•13FEr CATTLE.—The Offerings at the droYe
cards - on Monday, somewhat exceeded 500 head, .
:370 of which sold atd 373 to $6 per 100 lbs.; 50
were talc& .10 another market; and the remainder
laid over. The transastions in flogs are limited,
and prices are without change: we quote 3 62at $3 75
aecordin4 to rality. •
FLOUR.— the sales of City Mills bays been quite -
moderate at $3 75 on time, with interest—. Ili:ward .
_street soliltowardS.the close of last week at s3'so.from,—.
store, and most of the saki: since have been sit ' the •
same rate, but choice brands brings $3 563 The
dealers arc 'paying $3'373 - per bbl., from cars and
(411A1N.---Small lots are coming to haunt!, wag
nos, and the best Wheat is taken at 7(1 to 75 cents.
Coro has sold front store at 43 cents (or either white
nr yellow; but there is nu export deinand at present.
We quote Oats' 5 11 26 . cents.
WHISKP.X.-;Is very dull at 18 to 19 cents for
hints. and Ws. •
1 3 111LADE121-11A, Feb. 1.8, 1843
FLOUR AND NIEA Elie market continues
dtt,ll, with a very liinitec: export demand ,ThC cnr
enet rate on the Delaware is $3 75 per hbl for coin
mon shipping brands) a few sales have been made at,
$3 Mi. la Market and Elrod street, where-the .
sales are principally for honie consumption, fancy
and extra !minds range from '25, 571 tip to 694 per
hid higher. Itye Flour continues at $ll 75 pre bbl fur
Pa. Brwaly wine $2 50 - per bbl, and hulls $ll 30:
GRAIN--.The recipts are vet light of all kinds;
some few sales of Penn'a 11 heat leave been made at
from 76 to 80c, as in gaality. Corn and Oat a arc
steady at last quotations., recipts from the South.
soles of Pitmen Rye have been made is low al47a 48.
we bushel.
WIIISKEY---Receipts fair,,principally in Broad
au•eet; we triiite - 17 a lSc per gallon as the curre t .
rate ror hhde and bbls.
gAITJ , nmao
This piens:int Nletlicine ii forrried by n cobrbins.
ion of twenty di Ifin.ent ingredients, MI . celebrotvd
for the cure of Colds, Coughs, and Pultuonic Com
plaints t anti by its combination, if one of these arti
cles should be - us6l' separately and afford no relict,
in the EXTRACT OF 110AROOLIND they are
so amalgamated, that the benefit of the whole is ell.
perieneed In one Coinpound.
About three years and 'a half ago, this article was
first brought before the public. It was heralded with
no previous announcement of its merit or value; but
was introduced by the proprietors to the community
to stand by their decision, as regarded its beneficial
influence. That decisiontas been attained in a man
ner altogether unexpected. • The unsought acknowl
ediemeni of its worth has proceeded spontaneously
from thousands, who have' experienced its benefits
throughout the country. And why is it so? Be
cause the trial of its qualities in Coughs and Colds,
hloarscness, Irritation of the Throat, Croup,Whoop
ing Cough, Asthma, Catarrhs, Palpitation of the
!Cart, Liver COmpluint, Night Sweats, difficult or
profuse Expectoration; and all diticases. leading ttr
Consumption, has given it a value that no other elm.
lar medicine has ever reached
Viten the blood is in an unhealthy statk., avid the
constitution naturally delicate, if a cold sets' in and
tin immediate relief fakes place, the chances are al
..together against:the patient attacked ; it is when
edies are aken in time, that disease is checked and
life SOS . There is no disease but may not be suf
fered t go such a length that no medicine or .phy.
sician in the world can save the person attacked. '
__ This should be remembered by all; the safety of
life is, to be prepsi•ed iu time. At the symptoms of
a Colil t , Cough or Chilliness, THE CLARIFIED
be freely used according to directions' and in every
case where it is soused inpmper time, the Cough or
Cold will be broken up or eradicated. We feel it
our duty to impress this upon every one-;--all reme
dies must be taken in time.
Complaints of the lungs are the most dangerous
and at the sane time most prevalent of all diseases.
Our climate is most peculiar ; it changes Suddenly
from extreme warmth to extreme cold, from wet to
dry, and , it is from this change in the elimsde that
dissasesi are apt to arise.
The following is one of a thousand certificates the
proprietor could chow, attesting the virtue of Ma
"I have' experimentally tested the ,virtues of your
Clarified Essence of iloarhmind Candy, and' would
recommend it to be universally used lby . all those
whose lungs are exposed—no publiespeaker should
be without it. Rev. Mr. lilrON,
Formerly Pastor of M. E. cliwoh, York, Pa.
Remember, each package of Alukgeneine Hoar
hound Candy is signed J; Psnex & Sox. c
•All letters, post paid, directed to J. Pease & Son s
45 'Division street, N Ye will be punctually 'Almada!
Merchants in the country wishing Pease's
hoar Candy can obtain it at the manufacturer's
lowest terms, by Beading' an order to my one hi the
city with whom they have dealings: . .
ILT.Metibaitts and storekeepers in this vicinity
can be supplied by applying to Messrs. Myers ge
Haverstick, who have a large sad fredisupply direst
fveto ttle - lianufacturei.. - .
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For sale by • MYERS is„,l-IA74TFASTICKI
.• . Sole Agents for.Carlisle f analT
• . • J. lhushelmer, Tslie4 l "isstnivg•
_ Daniel Shelly„Shirenumiltown, _
• ' •-' ' ' Abraham Gets, Kingston' : ' •
JisitePt_s Crain,klogOes O w4"
Samoa ' •-
,: ;John Gish,.; • Ogiosbtswi
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