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From the Ashlouder.
The Political Race of '44.
TUNE—. Get along home you yaller Gale."
At evening just at set of sun,
When all my daily work was done;
I take my banjo and I ploy,
And sing a song of Harry Clay,
Git along home old Gov. Polk,
For Clay will run surprisen;
And Dallas, you will never do,
To run with Frelinghuysen.
There are two nags upon the course,
But one's a broken-winded horse;
He's spavin'd, and must lose the day,
He cannot run with Harry Clay.
Git along home, &c.
Now see the racers on the track,
The riders mounted on their back;
A sorrel and a dapple grey,
The one is Polk, the other Clay,
Git along home, &c.
The course is from the coast of Maine,
To Louisiana's sunny pliin;
When back to Washington they soy,
So door the track for Polk and Clay.
Git along home, &e.
With rein drawn tight, and whip raised high,
The riders wait the people's cry;
One horse looks sad, the other gay,
The courser's name of Harry Clay.
Git along home, &c.
The signal's given ! they catch the sound,
They'r otr like deer before the hound;
Tho shout is raised, "Hip! Hu! Away !"
Three lengths ahead is Harry Cloy.
Git along home, &c.
But lo 1 the sorrel's got the stud,
He sticks fast in Kentuky mud;
He's whip'd and spuid, Ike do'el to pay,
For out of sight is Harry Clay.
Git along home, &c.
See! o'er the Federal city skies,
A little cloud of dust arise;
While in its midst a dapple grey,
Comes rushing on,—'tie Harry Clay !
Git along home old Gov,
For Clay has run surprizen,
And Dallas, you would never du,
To run with Frelinghuysen.
TUNE— , Old Dan Tucker."
A shy Old Fox' whore head was bald,
Lay in his den at Lindenwold;
He spied a 'poke' upon tho wing,
And this is the song that he did sing:
Get out of the way, you're too unlucky,
To fool the Coon of Old Kentucky.
This Old Fox knows the Cocn can't climb
The Pokeberry weed in Pokeberry time,
To pick the berries the bush he'll flatten,
Then how that same Old Coon will fatten.
Get out of the way, &c.
Now trembling, waiting in suspense,
These Po'kites sit upon the fence,
They know that Jimmy Polk's a goner,
For the Polk weed wilts and dies in the corner.
Get out of the way, &c.
These poor Po!kites, at straws they catch,
They count their chickens before they hatch,
Instead of feasting upon manna,
They got Polk juice' in Louisiana,
Got out of the way, &c.
But 'Creole Coons' can't be kept under,
They bite and scratch, and fight like thunder,
They'll hang as high as Haman's gallows,
This Texas Polk, and Bank man Dallas.
Get out of the way, &c.
Although so near the Teirts nation,
They could'nt be fooled with , annexation,'
And Texas Polk, and rens Tyler,
Collapsod their flues and burst their boiler.
Get out of the way, &c.
Our Pole' with banners proudly decked,
Like Harry Clay will stand erect,
The' howls the - wind and roars the thunder,
It won't bend like their Polk stalk yonder.
Get out of the way, &c.
But tLat Polk stalk will
It hangs its head and le
It leans like Polk to
Sometimes this way,
Get out of tin
To fool tho r
wawou're too unl
The Girls and Annexation.
Part of our Huntineden maids vow an , '
It gives them great vexation,
To hear a nice young man declare
Ho's not for Annexation.
They are for union to a man,
And go in PART for Texas;
And any to all who ain't—get out !
You never ahall annex. us.
irf Who's going to the Hollidaysburg Mass Maul
ing 1 Don't all say yes!
From the Pennsylvania Intelhgencer. members of the last House of Representatives voted From the Harrisburg Telegraph.
FACTS FOR THE PEOPLE . against the following resolution offered by Mr.
Cooper of Adams, viz: THE GREAT LOCOFOCO RATIFICATION
CONVENTION A TOTAL, A MISERABLE
KEEP TT BEFORE THE PEOPLE. Resolved, That it is the duty of Congress to pro-
FAIL URE!—THE ELECTION OF SHUNK
led the labor of our own Country, against the GIVEN UP BY HIS FRIENDS ! !
Proclaim it throughout the length and bredth of
competition of the pauper labor of other Conn- For the last three weeks the Isocofocos have been
the land—publish it in every city, town and village tries, without reference to Revenue.
engaged in getting up a 'Great State Mass Ratiti
-post it up in every furnace, and forge, and menu- And again-- • "He (Mr. Pour.) spoke of the propriety of such works being constructed by the State, or the GEN- cation Convention,' to inert simultaneously with
factory, and store, and workshop, and farm house— KEEP IT BEFORE THE PEOPLE, ERAL G .VERNMENT, said the question with I the State Convention that was to nominate a condi
proclaim it on the mountain top—proclaim it in the That James K. Polk the Locofoco candidate for the regard to the rows. or THE GOVERNMENT TO date for Governor, and give an impulse to the nom.
dusky mine, far down in the bowels of the earth— Presidency, is notoriously known to be opposed to MAKE INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS had been sisr- ination that would be felt the length and breadth of
proclaim it wherever the brawny arm of industry is the existing Tariff and the principle of Protection, xr.sir at the last session of Congress, and he the Commonwealth. The State Committee issued
i ti t t ot ll t re o attention of:i t f
extending , zi n v d e i rn.
actively engaged—that JAMES K. POLK and the as is sufficiently attested by his whole political life,a call urging upon the party to assemble and bear
Locofoco party are opposed to the present Tariff, and proem conclusively by the following extracts, the military road from New Orlea j ns." ' ng up the nomination with all its zeal and power.—
that has restored to our country its wanted prosper- from his political speeches and correspondence, viz: at is this but a dear admission of the right
What • • This was heralded all over the State, seconded and
and covered the nation with benefits and bless from
am opposed to the Tariff art of 1842."-t a the General Government to construct works of urged by the prose and leading politicians of the
Inge. James K. Pol Party,with great zeal. The Locofocos hero had
KEEP IT BEFORE THE PEOPLE, Internal Improvement? Where is the consistency ,
the most enlarged anticipations of the immense
'Nut a farthing for Protection: —Jas. K. Poll:. between this and his present opinions, which are
That in the last Congress, when an effort was made
adverse to the whole it . s stern? a system which he mass that was expected--some prophesied that it
by the Locofoco party to procuro its repeal— 'I am in favour of repealing the act of 1842.'
would not -
Id not be less than f thousand , wh , lst none
Every locefoco member present from Maine, 4
James K. Polk. now pronounces unconstitutional. But be goes Hy
gill further in a circular letter addressed by him to
thought it would be less than twenty thousand !
Every locoffico member from New Hampshire, 4 'My own opinion is, that wool should be duty
Half of the locofoco members from Conn. 2 free.'--James K. Polk. I his constituents dated May 10th, 1825. In that Great preparations were made by the tavern kee-
A. maj. of the locofoco members from N. York, 12 document he says: pas and politicians. Numerous arches were erec-
Every locofoco member from Virginia, ill 'I am in favour of the immediate Annexation of
fed over the streets—polls were reared, and flags
,i Texas:—James K. Palk. "How far the General Government has power to
Every locofoco member from N. Carolina,
Take INT sassy. pIPRO . VEM ENTS : has been a ques.
n suspended across the streets—and every thing pre-
Every locofoco member present from Georgia, 41 'I have always opposed a Protective Tariff:—
un of some difficulty in the deliberations of Con. pared for a most magnificent and imposing display
Every locofoco member from South Carolina, 7 James K. Polk.
Every locofoco member from Alabama, 5 gress. It has been a question long, and ably con. of the "deep enthusiasm felt for Old Shrink in
troverted by our wisest statesmen. It seems howe- Dauphin county."
• , .lam in favor of a Tariff for Revenue, and ia , p , -
Every locofoco member present from Miss.
ver to have been lately settled by the three great •
3 posed to a Tariff for Protection.'—James K. Po lk . p locofoco member from Louisiana,
During Saturday and Sunday the Delegates to
The locofoco member from Arkansas, 11 'I am opposed to the Protective Tariff of 1828, ' departments of the Government in favor of the
Every locofoco member present from Missouri, 4 and voted against it.'—James K. Polk. exercise of such a power." the nominating Convention arrived, and the report
Every locofoco member from Illinois, 6 4 I voted for the act of 1832 because it reduced Again he says in the same circular letter : spread that the Mass Meeting of to-day would ex-
Every locofoco member from Indiana, 7 i the Act of 1828 to lower rates:—Janies K. Polk.„, r ,__ __ geed any thing ever seen in the Commonwealth.—
Every locofoco member from Ohio, 9 1 "T he EXPEDIENCY OP MAKING INTERNAL IM- The Locofocos were on tip-toe, and could scarcely
Every locofoco member but one from Ky. 4 ! ' The Tariff Act of 1942, the present Tariff, is pnovEmessrs TR usuuss•rioN En ;it is only on the
retain their feeling,s of anticiated exultation over
Every locofoco member present from Tennessee 5 , too highly Protective—Di/to. question of pewee that doubt has arisen. They p
Every locofoco member from Michigan, 3 1 'I am for laying such moderate duties as will are calculated to promote the agricultural, cum- Sunday. This morning at 4 o'clock our citizens
raise revenue enough when added to the income o a
mercial, and mnufaatiring interests of the coon- were aroused from their slumbers by
. discharge of
try; they add to the wealth, prosperity and conve- artillery on Capitol Hill—twenty-six guns. All
Making a Locofoco vote of 98 from the sale of lands to defray the expenses of
being more than three-fourths of the Locofoco del- Government and no more:—Ditto. nience of the great body of the people, by dimin-
were aroused and anxious to see the great demon.
billing the expenses, and improving the facilities for i
egation in Congress, VOTED AGAINST THE ' I consider Distribution and a Protective Tariff j the transportation of our surplus products to mar- , strewn that was to come off.
PRESENT TARIFF, and is favor o f sustaining moos ., ru i nous t o the interest s of the country. I ket, and furnishing an easy and cheap return of 1 About nine o'clock a Delegation was announced
the British Locofoco Tariff Bill, of Mr. McKay. those necessaries required for our consumption. A from Perry county, and marched through the town,
And And again—
judicious system of Internal Improvements, within
—D , tto.
' amounting to fifty -two! o -two ! A. ten o'clock the nom-
KEEP IT BEFORE.THE PEOPLE, I KEEP IT BEFORE ALL croon TARIFF MEN, the powers delegated to the General Government, I. . - .
mating Convention organized under this former Pre-
That a the same time and upon the same occasion. 1 That if they vote with a party bent upon the re- TtrEttEk'ort. .secti.v..” ' I
Sident, and after some preliminaries, nominated
peal of the Tariff, and support a man for President No Whig could have made a better argument in
Eyery whig member from Maine, 2 1 Ens:Celli R. SIICNK for Governor. The annuncia-
Every whig member from Massachusetts, 8 pledged to use his influence to bring about its re- , favor of Internal Improvements than is contained
in the last paragraph, yet, now Gov. Polk and his tion was received without enthusiasm—but a se-
Every.whig member from Vermont, peal, they must expect that ha the event of the sue- •
Every whig member from Rhode hind, cond firing of cannon was had on the hill.
10 cess of that party and that man,thatthe Tariff will followers, denounce the system as a federal nICRS- ,
Every whig member from New York, About 12 q'clock the Dauphin county Delegation
1 be Repealed ; and let them moreover remember that . ore; s. a violation of the Constitution. Admire- i
The wing member from New Jersey,; was announced,. and marched up Market street,
Every whig member from Pennsylvania, 13 every vote that is given for James K. Polk will he tile consistency ! !
, I amounting to about a hundred--soon after the boys
Every whig member from Maryland, 6 regarded as an expression of opinion against th e ' Tr , . G3v. Polk has chanted his opinions in re. ' were muatered,nnd a Flag presented to them.—
Every whig member from Virginia, 3 I
Tariff and against the further continuance of the : forence to the State Bank deposit system is also
Every whig member from N. Carolina, 4 These outnumbered the men somewhat--and then
2 protective or/stem , and will be so held up by the ;ipparent front his published reports and speeches.
Every wing member from Georgia,' there was a dead calm for some hours. The faces
The whig member from Alabama, 1 1 Locofoco party with whom the cry every where is, In March 1834, as chairman of the cimmittee of of the Locofocos, which had began to lengthen
The whig member from Illinois,l
Every wing member from Indiana, repeal—repeal—REPEAL
• Ways and Means, he was satisfied "that the State about 9 o'clock, became elongated as criminals
Every whig member from Ohio, 10 Banks were fully competent to perform all the ser- going to receive their sentence—and several at-
Everys KEEP IT BEFORE THE PEOPLE, vices which the General Government ought to re-1
whig member from Kentucky, I tempts were made, but abandoned, to get w
Every whig member from Tennessee, 5
, _ _.,...00ne0, to get rp a pro.
That Hover CLAY and the Winn PARTY are
quire in the collection and disbursement of the cession. At length a council of the leaders was
, i pledged to stand by the present Tariff and that they i revenue, and to afford also the facilities to the inter- held, and a procession decided upon. A desperate
Iwill do it, and promptly resist every effort of the i nal commerce and Exchanges of the country, effort was then made—runners were despatched all
Being every Whig member (save one) present in Locofocos to procure its repeal. I which have been derived from the Bank of the U. over town to rally out the faithful !
Congress from the North and from the South—from - ' States." And inn speech delivered by him on the Appeals were made to the lukewarm to come
the East and from the \Vest, VOTED IN FAVOR Front the Nashville Wing. 1 20th June, 18:24, he said the State Banks were "as forward , for the sake of the party,' and a proces-
OF SUSTAINING THE WHIG TARIFF OF Es-Governor Polli's Political macon- I safe as any other description of agency could be" ,ion was at last mustered—and what, think you,
1842, thus nobly standing up for the interests of ' , SiSteney. and further, "Itis no longer a question of doubt was the number of the , immense throng' that was
the people, and the great leading principles of the Ex-Governor Polk having been presented to the whether they can with facility and promptness, gathered at the " Great State Ratification Con-
Whig party—protection to American Industry.— American people as the Locofoco candidate for the transfer the public hinds to the most distant points ' eenlien,,, The procession was counted at different
And further— highest office in their gift, it becomes necessary and for disbursement, and perform all other duties which,' points, by more than fitly persons, who all agreed
KEEP IT BEFORE THE PEOPLE, proper to advert to some of his former opinions on as fiscal agents, they may be required to perform."
that they numbered only fret - 11500 to 550 persons—
That of the one hundred and tment,y-aix Loco see important public measures, and compare them with ln 1839, however, Gov. Polk " changed his opin
, ALL TOLD ! Some made less than 500, but se
members in the House at the time the vote was those lie at present entertains. Those who charge , ion," and denounced the State Banks as " faithless.' viral made from 520 to 552—the latter being the
taken, only- it as a crime upon otheis, that they have changed IWe do not find fault with the E Ex-Governor for his highest number we heard. So the boasted "forty
2 Locofocos from the Tariff State of Maseachu- their opinions upon certain measures of public pal- I change of opinion with regard Cr' the ability of the thousand" that was to make th a welkin ring with
setts, icy, should themselves be consistent. They who i State Banks to perform the duties of &eat agents, I hums for Polk, Dallas and Shunk, dwindled down
1 Locofocofrom the Tariff State of Vermont,
2 Locofocos from the Tariff State of (Jounced-
attack the purity of others, s h ou ld h e pur e them-, but we mention it to show that, notwithstanding to LESS THAN SIX HUNDR I
Iris declaration , that he had never changed his 1 D! who march
selves. Politicians should have good memories, or, grin- to the Capitol as if they were going to the fu
-10 Locofocos from the Twill' State of N. York, they should never put their opinions in print, lest in principles, Ire has changed, and that while he re- neral of their nearest friend, with disappointment
4 Locofocos from the Tariff State of N. Jersey, after years, they should rise in judgment and con- , preaches Mr. Clay for having changed his opinions shame and mortification depicted in their county
-8 Locofocos from the Tariff State of Pennsyl- vict and confound them.
vania,in regard to the Bank of the United States, that he minces ! When they arrived at the Capitol, the
Gov. Polk, and his friends for him, claim that he
1 Locofoco from the Tariff State of Kentucky, 1 has himself changed more than once. Honorable Charles Jared Ingersoll, of Philadelphia,
has always been consistent; that lie has never
-- Making the poor miserable Locofoco vote of' Again; Gov. Polk in in 1835, opposed the Sub- who "would have been a TORY, (as Polk's Grand.
28—or LESS THAN ONE FOURTH of the changed his principles; that in his political career Treasury bill introduced by Mr. Gordon, of Virgin- father was) if he had been old enough for action in
he has been as bold as he has been unwavering in
Locofoco delegation in Congress--voted with the la, and preferred the State Banks as the depoeitorics the time of the Revolution, took the rostrum, but
Whigs in favor of the Tariff , not opinions upon all subjects upon not because they were expres s ing of the public money, because "of the increased soon discovering that the people would not stay to
win he has been called to act. A man who has
really favorable to it, but because they dared not gol facility they possess over individual collectors or re- hear his speech, Inc gave way, sad what few remain
been thus uniform in his political life—who has
with their own party, well knowing that such a ceivers M making transfers of public money to die- .1 dispersed.
never ' crossed his track,' may deserve credit fin
course would bring upon them the deserved con-taut points for disbursement without charge to the In the evening notice was given for a meeting at
consistency, but we are not sure that it is a mark of pubile. ,,
damnation of their constituents. Because by placing the money in the the Court House—the bell was rang for half an
sound judgment, for men from change of circuits-
But again— strong box of the receiver "the amount of eircular
hoar—but it was with much ellbrt that even a sub-
KEEP IT BEFOLE THE PEOPLE, stances and the condition of things, and a more pro- lion will be seriously disturbed by hoarding the de- ficient number of persons could be raised to organ-
That investigation a al. bearing of certain mea-
That of the entire Whig delegation in the House posit, by which the value of every article of mar
e meeting. At last about 140--at least forty of
sures upon the great interest of the nation, not to
at the time, there was found but ONE, a single sal- chentlixo would be afflicted." " Whilst the deposit whom were Whigs—assembled. and Mr. Ingersoll
change their opinion. Change a opinions does
nary one--n Mr. Chappell a Georgia—a traitor to is in Bank" he said, "the Bank may use it, and it proceeded to finish the speech that he commenced
his party and his principles—who voted with the not always involve corruption or the influence of is not withdrawn from general circulation."
at the Capitol. Thus ended the Groat Locofoco
Locofocos against the present Tariff, and that since sinister views. Hero again we do not find fault.with the opposi- State Ratification Convention that was to strike
Political consistency is not a virtue to w hi ch
his return home he has been thrown overboard by lion of Gov. Polk to the Sub-Tresury name.— terror into the hearts of the Whigs, and secure the
On more BO-
G°, Polk can have any just claim.. . .
the Whigsfor this very vote, and taken up by the His arguments are sound, hie objections forcible, election of Polk, Dallas and Shunk, M Pennsylva.
juts than one he has changed his opinion, without .
and it is a pity he did not adhere to them; but not nia. It was the most miserable abortion—the most
thine any substantial reasons for the change.—
Once more--to furnish proof upon proof of Lo- - • • orated I best kheart-rending d' .
ra upon ry some influenceflown laughable failure—rho most ;sap-
This we think can he made apparent, notwithstan- , so • t °Pe
cofoco hostility to the present Tariff— This
he said M a speech a Murfreesborough in to himself ho "changed his principles" and is now pointinent to the Locofocos, and the most cheering
KEEP IT BEFORE THE PEOPLE OF 1839—. I challenge the newsper ress of the an advocate for a Sub-Treasury, for the safe keeping result that the Whigs could have desired. The day
PENNSYLVANIA, State to pick out the act—the single act—upon and disbursing the public money. " Disturbing could not have been finer, nor the atmosphere more
That at the last session of the Legislature, the Lo- which I have changed my principles." That lie the circulation . ' is matter of no moment -- a Sub— I pleasant. It was such a day as is calculated to
cofoco Senate refused to pass,by a strict party vote sent forth this challenge, and so expressed himself, Treasury hoe become one of the principles of de- draw out the entire population—men, women, and
—every Locofoco present, except Mr. Hughes of
we believe has not been denied. An examination ...lacy, which he a.m.!s holm to use his influence children: consequently, us all had calculated much
Schuylkill, opposing it, and every Whig voting in .. . . . .. ..,., i to curry out. upon the display, all were disappointed.
of his former opinions on the subject of DHOW
favor of it—the following resolution on the subject
Improvements by the Genorel Government, will After reading the foregoing will any one say that We need only say to the friends of MARKLE,
of the Tariff, viz:
show that, notwithstanding the above disclaimer, he, , Gov. Polk has not changed his principles I If Mr. CLAY end FRELINGHUYSEN throughout the
Resolved, 4-e. That our Senators in Congress be
Commonwealth, that if they go to the Polls on the
like others of his party, has found it convenient to Clay is to be condemned for having changed his
instructed and our Representatives requeteed to use
every exertion in their power to defeat the passage o ,
chola° and from an advocate of Internal Improve- opinion on ono important public measure, what is to second Tuesday of October, a glorious victory
of the Tariff bill, recently reported by Mr. M'Kay, mains by the State, or the General Government be said of Gov. Polk who has changed on several." awaits them. The People have resolved upon a
Chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means he has become the bitter opponent of the system, change of rulers, and are determined to effect it !
of the House of Representatives of the United 18,
and the advocate of all the views of Gen. Jackson In skinning the coons in North Carolina, Indiana,
or any other bill having for its of a reduction of .•
the rates of duties as fixed and established by the on the subject. It is not our object on the present Kentucky, and Missouri, the locolbco dissecting DAVID Tun ON T. TAIIIST.—" It is for its
Tariff Law of 1842. occasions to present our views, or the opinions enter- knife accidentally slipped, and cut off the head of inequality and injustice that the Locofoco
Making a Whig voto of
vow and swear
KEEP IT BEFORE THE PEOPLE OF
That thirty-Mree full-bluoded Free Trade Locafuto
tained on this subject by the Whigs as a party, but
to present tho views of Gov. Polk, before ho be.
came so deeply imbued with the spirit
. of modern
In a report of the proceedings of the Legislature
of Tennessee, on the 29th Sept. 1924, we find it
stated, that Gov. Polk uttered the following senti
ments on the WI to incorporate the AI urfroesborough
Turnpike Company. The correctness of this re
port we have not heard questioned.
. . '..)L J party
their rooster. Dr. Duncan, an experienced and ; denounce the present 'rarities an odious late r — as
scientific surgeon, by mistake cut his chanticleer's , "the black Tariff" and I trust in God they will
throat, under excitement, in place of that "same old continue to denounce it, until that odious law is
coon's"--Cin. Straietout. repealed.".
The Zurial.---.A. Fragment.
There was joy on earth—the twittering swallow,
as it darted along in sunshine and shade, heeded
not the bitter wailings of affliction and distress—
the wild bird in its noiseless flight, softly silent, as
falls the snow flake, seemed unmindful of wo, as it
flashed its wing across the vision, like the thought
of a dream during the hushed hours of midnight,
and vanished as suddenly. To me the sight of
their joyous felicity brought no gladness--the
sound of their mirth fell cold-upon the heart—it
seemed but bitter mockery, and spoke of days de
parted, Th 3 bright and languishing skies seemed
sensible that they were over ruin and decay ; that
' one of hope's fairest flowers, had drooped and
died ; and now—even now—was to be laid in earth's
I had seen the child in its guileless beauty, when
it was a thing all glowing with health, innocence
and joy—l had seen it folded in the arms of her,
that born it, in all the overwhelming fondness of ir
mother's love—l had heard the little voice ringing
its joyful note like sweetest music—had seen those
little hands stretched to the bosom of its mother,
twining about her like tendrils round the parent
stem. But now her blessing, her youngest, her
loveliest slept—not on the soft bosom of a mother's
tenderness—but with the quite dead. That voice was
hushed and silent as an unstrung harp! Death,
death! how lovely canst thou be! Though pale
and lifeless, it wore a smile passionless and pure as
the cherub of immorality—it had nothing of the
corpse about it, but its whiteness—uothing of the
grave but its stillness. So beautiful he seemed,
like the lamb, decked with a flowery garland for
the sacrifice. I could fain have laid down by its
side, in the cold bosom of our common mother, on
the dark and silent hill.
Thou weepest, fond mother—oh! well thou may
est. Hard is it for the to lay thy loved one low in.
the damp earth, beneath thee cold clods of 'the val
ley—hard is it to reflect that this thy child of peer
less beauty, will never more raise its rosy lips to
thine, in all the fondness of childhood's warm af- •
fection. Alt! these recollections that weigh upon
tho soul, even to overpowering. Memory tells
thee thou art desolate ; it tells too, of playful smiles
of a thousand soft and winning ways that twine
around a mother's bosom ; it tells of the sweet wild
throbbing of unspeakable bliss, gnat were there
when softly soothing him to slumber and repose.
Now, the foliage of the willow will be his shelter,
and the narrow house his abiding place--the nur
sery will no more resound with his gladsome mirth
—tho cradle in which it had so oft reposed in quiet,
is now desolate. Thou weepest fond mother.
The last look. The time is come when she may
gaze once more on her sleeping boy, ere the pall
is rattled upon the lifeless brow. Oh, the bitter
agony of that moment; one long burning kiss up
on his marble forehead, and he is shut from her
No more, dearest boy, shalt thou lie,
With drowsy smile, and hall-shut-eye—
Fillow'd upon thy mother's breast,
Serenely sinking into rest—
For God hath laid thee down to sleep,
Like a pure pearl beneath the deep !
Look abroad, fond mother, on the ways of sinful
men, and repine no more that God bath made thy
child an angel in the regions of bliss. Now his
song mingles with the thanksgiving of the blest!
sanctified safe, and secure from the stormy blast
of iniquity, with Him who is from everlasting.
The long train of weeping friends, gathered a
round a fresh dug grave. The coffin was lowered
into its final resting place, in that vale of BOLO&
and silence—the spirit of him who was so ISVely
here. had long ere this, crossed the dark waters and
is safely landed upon the flowery coast of a world
of fadeless bloom.
Afterwards I stood by that little grove, the moon
was beaming on like his own pure spirit; the wil
low sighed above as if it knew the pure, the
beautiful was gone; and the green ;roes wave
above him like tho gentle billow, o'er the pearl it
buries; and I wished that I too, could sleep, so
calmly, silently, by that sweet boy; I prayed that
I too, might be as be is, passed from this vale of
bitterness, sorrow and of tears. The blood that
blushed so beautifully in thy little veins, was strange
to mine, but I loved thee better than a brother.—
Farewell, dear boy.
We clip tho following from the Louisville
If any Loeoforo wishes to see a large Whig meet
ing, let him offer to bet that Polk will be elected,
and he will very speedily be gratified.
The locofoco hickory pole at Layfayette, Indiana,
was struck by lightning on the moaning of the 14th
of August. As it has been a desolate place since tho
recent election, no one was near enough to be inju
red. The pole was shattered almost as bad as In
diana locofocoism will be in November next.
The Cincinnati Inquirer has just issued an extra
which is called " Young I lickory ." It is not only
young, 'hut it is also excessively green. Brough
(the editor) says it will cause "those same old
coons' to smart. If it will make any body smart,
he had Mier try its virtues on himself; as nobody
needs smartness more.
The last Newark (Ohio) Whig paper publishes
the !lames of fifty-five persons who have forever re
nounced locofocoism. A vast majority of the hon
est men who belong to that foul party are preparing
to follow suit.
The locolocoos any Democracy' is the salt
of the earth. rrtiroW manner in which it is
licked all over 411 Country, we incline to think so