Huntingdon journal. (Huntingdon, Pa.) 1843-1859, October 17, 1848, Image 1

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For Gen. Taylor•
At a recent meeting of the Whigs of Pitts
burg, the principal speech was made by the
Hon. WALTER FORWARD, formerly Secretary of
the Treasury. Its substance is reported in the
Pittsburg Journal, as follows :
—There are three candidates hi the field,
at present aspirants to the Presidency.
We must have a Chief Magistrate, he
must be chosen by the people, and we,
as a portion of the people, are met to
discharge a high duty in deliberating
upon the making of that choice. Mr.
Forward was disposed—it was the duty
of all to do so—to regard the claims of
the several candidates with fairness and
candor—and with a. due regard to all
public interests. Men and measures
are required ; and for his pert he was
not inclined to seperate men from ►neas
urea. He was in favor of good measures;
and he also wanted good and pure men
to carry them out. [Cheers.]
Gen. Taylor, Gen. Cass and Martin
Van Burcn are the candidates fur the
Presidency—let us examine the B . MUS.
tires they represent.
[After adverting to Mr. Van Buren's position
a 4 the candidate of the Free Soil party, Mr. F.
went on to say—j
Mr. Van Buren is an ultra Free Trade
man and declares himself in favor of a
, systent of direct taxation.
Gen. Cass is also opposed to Protec
tion. tie is the avowed champion of
Free Trade, and denies the policy of the
Government granting that protection
which American labor requires against
the pauper labor of Europe. He (Gen.
Cass) was opposed to Protection : but
had no scruples in abetting schemes of
aggressive war. Now, of what benefit
wus this war, this Mexican War, to us 1
Who among you has gained one dollar
by this war 1 There never was a nation
addicted to aggressive war, which could
rreserve its liberties. The idols for
whom laws are made reaped all the ad
vantages; while the people lost their
liberties. What gain was it to the Bo
ni in citizen, that their• legions conquer.
ed in war 1 'e hat did they, the people,
gain by the conquest of Gaul, of Asia,
and of Africa I Not an acre of ground,
not a single dollar of money 1 No, my
fellow-citizens, said Mr. F. these wars
.ire not for us. They are for idols to be
set above the heads of the people.
Zachary Taylor [long and enthusias
tic cheering] was the friend of peace.
A strange and stupid idea was enter
tained by some, that to be a friend of
peace—to he a peace man,. was coward
ly. Nothing is more ridiculously false.
No n►an ever fought more bravely than
Gen. Washington. He was a soldier--
emphatically a conqueror and a soldier,
yet he was the friend of peace. Zach
ary Taylor is a soldier and a conqueror,
yet he is for peace. He gains battles
and makes conquests, but he deprecates
war, and would make great sacrifices to
maintain peace.
When condemned for consenting to
the capitulation of Monterey, we all re
member his answer : I did it to save the
effusion of blood ; to save the lives of
women and children who must have per
ished. Strange as it was, this humane,
this noble sentiment, had been censured
by grave and honorable men in the Sen
ate of the United States.
As to General Taylor's opinion on the
Tariff, he would not answer from his
own knowledge; but as he (Gen. 'l'.)
lived in n Tariff State—as his own per
sonal interests were on the side of Pro
tection, he was satisfied. Louisiana was
a Tariff State; she had stood side by
side with Pennsylvania in favor of Pro
tection. A friend of Gen. Taylor had
told him (Mr. F.) that Gen. Taylor had
expressed himself decidedly and em
phatically to him in favor of protecting
American Industry. General Taylor
may have been insincere in this declar
ation, yet it was made when lie was not
n candidate for the Presidency. Mr. F.
fully believed, personally, that he had
used this language.
If General Taylor had resided in Vir
ginia South Carolina or Tennessee even,
and been a mere political gamester, we
might suppose such language used for
political effect abroad. But as it was—
as General Taylor lived in a Tariff State,
he (Mr. F.) believed him sincere.
But we had another and surer guar
anty than this from Gen Taylor. He
was pledged to bow to the will of the
people as expressed through their Rep
resentatives in Congress. He would
not—he could not—he dare not violate
this pledge. To do so would be to ex
pose himself to the scorn and indigna
tion of his country and of the world.
It was not denied that our candidate
lived in a Slave State—that he owned
Slaves. Mr. F. said he had always been
an opponent of Slavery. He was oppo
sed to Slavery
, and upon all
occasions he had boldly and decidedly
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dedared his hostility to the odious sys
tern. [Loud applause.] But must we
proscribe Gen. Taylor because he is a
Slaveholder 2 Because he resides in a
State whose laws, perhaps, prohibit the
manumission of Slaves 2 [No ! no !]—
Thomas Jefferson was a Slaveholder,
yet we all venerate his name and mem
ory. George Washington owned Slaves
—and Gen. Taylor owns Slaves. Peo
ple who declare that they will never
vote for a Slaveholder, or for a man from
this or that portion of the Union, forget
the solemn compact under which this
Union of States exist. They have their
rights in the South under this compact,
which it is our duty to respect, and we
arc wrong in attempting to proscribe
any man from office and authority be
cause he is a Southern man and a Slave.
holder. But when Southern men asked
him (Mr. Forward) to consent to the
Extension of Slavery—to the extending
of it over Territories now Free—he had
but one answer—a firm and decided No.
[Loud and enthusiastic cheering.]
Mr. F. would repeat what he had once
before said, the Whigs want nothing
that they cannot attain from a majority
in Congress. They desired to see the
will of the people carried out—not de
feated by au exercise of authority as ar•
; bitrary as that of the Emperor of Rus
' sia. They were in favor of popular soy
! reignty ; and Gen. Taylor, in his Allison
letter and by various other means was
pledged to their views on the Veto pow
er. Gen. Taylor said it should never be
exercised, except on great occasions—
' when necessary to save the Constitution
from violation. The Veto question was
question between the Executive and
the People—Gen. Taylor was on the
• side of the people. He will sign a Ter
i iff—a strong Whig Tariff—if passed by
Congress. . .
It — would be strange if people in this
District were indifkrent to the question
of a Tariff.
How long has it been since we were
unanimous in favor of Protection I Only
four years! In 1844 we were all in favor
of Protection. We were for Clay
(cheers) and the Tariff of 1842, they
were for Polk and the Tariff of 1846.
We denounced their claim to supporting
the Tariff of '42 as a cheat, all impoS
tore. They denied it. They said they,
too, were for Protection. How is it
now I how is it now my friends 1 e
are divided—party influence has been at
work, the influence of the Executive;
and we haven large party among us fa
vorable to the Tariff, the Free Trade
Tariff of 1846.
Mr. F. said he would waive further
notiec of the imposture of 1844 ; but he
could not overrate the importance of
Protection. Vic was fur protecting all;
for granting Protection to all who need
ed Protection. A Tariff which supplants
American Labor, or the products of
American Labor, by the introduction of
the products of European Labor, dimin
ishes the wages of American Labor.—
Is any man such an ass as not to see
this ? Is any man so great a fool as not
to see the palpable and inevitable efrect
of the Tariff of 1846 is to reduce the
wages of Labor 1 We must pity the
weakness of the man who cannot see
the fact so obvious. Thirty or forty
millions of dollars sent to Europe to
purchase gocds, which are manufactu
red here, must reduce our wages. We
must, he repeated, pity the weakness of
the man so blinded by party prejudice,
so deluded by party leaders, as not to
see this. [Cheers.]
It was not a week ago that an Irish
man, who is a Democrat, had told him,
while deploring the wrongs of his coun
try, and who that has a heart in his
bosom does not deplore the miseries of
Ireland, [cheers,] a good man, and a
sensible man too, attributed all her mis
eries to absenteeism ; the gentry draw
ing large revenues and spending them
abroad: This was true: but is it not
strange that this man, that all men could
not see that a Free Trade Tariff had
precisely the same effect here that ab
senteeism had in Ireland 1 In the one
case as in. the other, it drew off to for
eign labor what was due to our own.—
Absenteeism in Ireland is the Tariff of
1846 in America. [Reiterated cheer
But let us look a little further into
this question as to the Extension of
ShiVery. en. Taylor has pledged him
',elf to the Whig doctrine on the Veto
question. He has pledged himself to
abide by and submit to the will of the
people, as expressed through Congress,
unless such expression involved an in
fraction of the Constitution. What man,
the least acquainted with the Constitu
tion, does not recognise the right of
Congress either to permit or prohibit
the extension of Slavery in the territo
ries 1 No question has been more plain
ly decided, in effect, by the Judiciary.
It is a question of rights and limitation
about which there can be no difficulty.
State sovereignties have the power of
controlling the institution within their
own limits. Congress has the power of
controlling it in the establishment of
Territories. Gen. Taylor, were he to
veto a bill prohibiting the extension of
Slavery, would be false to the most sol
emn pledges. He will not do it—he
cannot—dare not.
The power of Congress to legislate for
the Territories is plenary—complete as
the power of South Carolina, Virginia or
Pennsyvania to legislate within their
own limits. This right is as clear as day,
and in Gen. Taylor's Allison letter we
have all the pledges u e can ask or desire.
Mr. F. s'aicChe was satisfied with I
Oen. Taylor. He never hesitated an in
stant after the nomination. He took a
survey of the political field, and at the
first moment after doing so, when he
had been fairly nominated, he had de- ,
termined to go for Taylor, and he did
so with all his might. [Cheers.]
For years the people—the moderate
men in the country—have called fur tt
man fresh from the ranks of the people.
We want no more heads of Depart
ments, Senators or Foreign Ministers"
—no more intriguing politicians. It is
the misfortune of our public men—a
misfortune of public life—that they
are each surrounded by adherents who
desire their election to office, that they
may monopolize the patronage of their
places. It is this feeling which lies at
the root of party spirit, and gives so
much bitterness to party ambition. But
Gen. Taylor will be a President with
out friends to reward or enemies to per
secute. [Cheers.] He will be the Pres
dent of the people and not of a party.
Gen. Taylor is a Whig, but no ultra
Whig. He will be the head the country
not of a party. Mr. F. said he knew t his
character would not recommend him to
selfish and intriguing politicians, but it
would to the people. Old Zack would
persecute no man for opinion's sake.
What woulo George Washington have
said if he had been told that the time
would soon come when an honest differ
ence of opinion would exile men from
office—that high and low—all down
even to a door-keeper, would be requi
red to subscribe to a pattern of politi
cal faith. If he could have believed this
he would have sank into a premature
grave. No—no—this was not the prin
ciple of George Washington, it was not
the principle of Thomas Jefferson, it is
not the principle of Zachary Taylor.
With Gen. Taylor far President, mod
est and honest men would have a chance
—all men would have justice done them.
Gen. Taylor, God bless him ! would give
no countenance to pitiful proscription.
Low patty hacks would find no favor
with him. He would put such whelps
aside. It would not be with him as it
had been here iii our own State of late I ,
years, where a man was scarcely per
mitted to dig on the canal unless his po
litical opinions coincided with those of
the dominant party. [Cheers.] He will
not act upon the principle which distin
guished the administration in which Mr.
Van Buren is said to have wielded a
'controlling influence, and his own, when
a man to find favor with the dispencers
of office was not permitted to have a
thought or opinion of his own—when
lie was not permitted to call the soul in
his body his own.—No, no, my friends,
Old Zack will hove none of that. He
is true as steel. He will persecute no
man for opinion's sake. Is he honest,
is he capable, is lie attached to the Con
stitution, will be his questions I—Hon
est men will have a chance—rogues will
Lave to stand aside. [Cheers.] He has
no thirty-nine articles to which you
must subscribe. He would as soon think
of refusing a soldier the privilege of
going into battle because he differed
with him about some political matter
—lie would as soon think of telling the
soldier he should not fight because he
did not agree with him in politics.
A distinguished European, and who
was also an admirer of our institutions,
had mentioned this system of bitter
proscription as a symptom of our de
cline, of the premature decay of our
Government. Elect Gen. Taylor, and
honest Old Zack will forever put it
down.—With him we will have tolera
tion, justice to all men, freedom of opin
ion. This is Whigism, this is the Whig
gery whose triumph lie (Mr. F.) desi
i red to see.
Let us review the ground we have
gone over.
On the one hand we had Taylor, the
Improvement of our Rivers and Harbors,
the Protection of American Labor,
the rule of the people through theßep
resentatives in Congress.
On the other, wo had Gen. Cass—
Proscription, Free Trade, and the ty
ranical use of the Veto Power, defeat
ing the will of the people, and sacrifi
cing their Interests to the dreams of po
litical economists by the abuse of this
" one man power."
Mr. Van Vain; too, set a fade of flint
against Protection.
— lt was most apparent to every one,
that either Gen. Taylor or Gen. Cass
would be elected to the Presidency.
However desirable the election of Mr,
Van Buren would be to his friends, they
could not pretend that there was any (
possibility of success. Vt ho can heal
tate when the choice is thus brought
down between Cass and Taylor Be
tween Cass pledged to the extension of
slavery, and Taylor pledged to abide by
the will of Congress. Elect Gen. Tay
lor, and we will have Protection, and a
good strong Whig Tariff. Fail to se
cure this Tariff; and, however a year of
famine in Europe may delay or tempo
rarily mitigate the evil, the, day will I
come when you will mourn in bitterness
the folly of the Free Trade delt.sion.
Our State debts may now be estima
ted nt $200,000,000 beside our Nation
al debt of countless millions. At least
,seven or eight tenths of this stock is
held in Europe, and thus aft annual
drain of millions goes to Europe in the
shape of interest on the public debt.
We have gone on and borrowed—until
we can barrow no more—plunging over
head and ears in debt. We have had
fine times—very fine times indeed, du
this war. One man—a very hon
est and respectable gentleman,he lied
no doubt, had made $75,000 or $BO,OOO
during the war. He had made wagons
for the Government, he believed. Anoth
er man made gun carriages, swords, and
the Lord knows what. Fine times in
deed : but all this must be paid for. In
terest must be sent to Europe—the pro
cess of depletion must go on from year
to year, aiding the operation of a Pree
Trade Tariff; until you will find the
wages of labor down to the lowest pit
ance necessary to keep soul and body
together. Believe it or not— that day
must come sooner or later.
And who are we to thank for this.
You, sir, are a manufacturer, you are a
laborer, you are a mechanic, who are
we to blame I Shall I speak it 1 said
Mr. F. why then we are to thank you
for it ! You whose interests are thus
I sacrificed : you who suffer yourselves
to be blinded by party leaders and party
prejudiCes: 'You are the majority: the
Government is yours: take it. Good
God ! is it not deplorable, is it not la
mentable that you will thus remain in
fatuated until you are bound hand and
foot, and your couptry brought to the
crisis of whose approach I have this
night taken the liberty to warn you.,
11r. Forward sat do - ton amid such tee- -
mendous applause as we have scarcely
ever hethid equalled in public meetings.
The Heart.—The little I haVe seen of
the world rnd know of the history of
mankind, teaches me to look upon the
errors of others in sorrow not in anger.
When I take the history of one . poor
heart that has sinned and suffered, and
represent to myself the sturggles and
temptations it has passed through ; the
brief pulsations of joy ; the feverish in
quietude of hope and fear; the pressure
of want ; the desertion of friends ; the
scorn of the world that has little chari
ty ; and the desolation of the soul's sanc
tuary, and threatning vices within—
health gone—happiness gone—l would
fain leave the erring soul of my fellow
man with Him from whose hand it came.
Discovery of Mummies at Durangb,
Mexico.—The Texas Star states that a
million mummies have been discovered
on the environs of Durango, in Mexico.
They ore in a sitting posture, but have
the same Wrappings, bands, atid cans:
ments as the Egyptains. Among them
was found a sculptured head,- with a
poinard of flint, chaplets, neclaces, &c.,
of alternate colored beads, fragments of
bone polished like ivory, fine worked
elastic tissues, (probably like those of
our modern Inian rubber cloth,) moc
casins worked like those of our Indians
to-day, bones of vipers, &c. It remains
to continue these interesting researches
and America will become another Egypt
to antiquaries, and her ruins will go
back to the oldest period of the world s
showing doubtless, that the ancestors of
the Montezumas lived on the Nile.
.1 Keen retort.—A writer in the
Georgetown Baptist Herald says: "A
preacher, not one hundred miles from
this place, while contending, as he
thought, for the ancient order of thing's
by ridiculing the doctrine of a call to
the Ministry, or a proof that there is no
such call, observed, that he never be
lieved he was called to preach. " hod
no person else ever believed it," said an
acquaintance standing by."
Why is Gen. Cass so fond of Ohio's
tall Senator '1 D'ye give it up
Ho has ever had a striking admira
tion for LONG BlLLO.—[Ohio State Jour
Mr. Clay's opinion of Mr. Van Bu-
In the course o f a debate in the Senate
which resulted in the rejection of Mr.
Van Buren, as Minister to England, Mr.
Clay said
" I have another objection teithis nein
ination. I believe, upon circumstances
that satisfy my mind, that to this gen
tleman is principally to be ascribed the",
odious system of proscription for the
elective franchise in the government of 1
the United States. I understand that
it is the system on which the party in
his own State, of which he is the repu
ted head, constantly acts. He was
among the first of the Secretaries, to
apply that system to the dismission of
Clerks in his Department, known to me
to be highly meritorious, and among them
one who is now a member of the House
of Representatives. It is a detestable sys
drawn from the worst periods of
the Roman Republic, and if it were to
be perpetuated, if the offices, honors
and dignities of the people were to be
put up to a scrabbte to be decided bq
the result of every,Fresidential eleCtion,
our governthent becoming intolerable
would finally end in despotism its
ruble as that at Constantinople."
Home Labor,
The question of Free Soil is perhaps
the great question of the Campaign ; but
it is not the only question in which the
Electors of the North, and . the Whigs
every where, feel a deep interest. The
necessity and utility of a Whig Tariff;
is becoming every day more and more'
apparent. The immense importations
of foreign goods within the past two
years, have had a ruinous influence upon
American labor. A great many manufac
turing establishments have been compell
ed to suspend operations altogether; and
still greater number arc obliged to work
one half or three quarters of the time.
Thousands of industrious men have been
thrown out of employment altogether ;
or so curtailed in their receipts as to
find it diffiicult to support themselves
and families comfortable. Is that poli ,
cy a wise policy which thus cripples
the labor of the country, and deprives
the operative of a fair reward for his in
dustry and skill.—dllbany Journal.
" Whence the spiking of this Artil
. . . . _
During the famine demand for our
Agricultural products in Europe, the lo
cofoco papers were filled with eulogies
on the Tariff of 1846. They attributed
that demand to the influence of that act;
ane cited the high prices paid for Wheat,
Corn, Oats, &c., as evidence of the util
ity and wisdom of Free Trade. But
the prospect of a fair crop has " spiked
this artillery." Prces have already fal
len: The farmer no longer feels the be
nign influence of Free Trade. He hears
of continued heavy importations of far ,
eta tiihnufacturea, but he has no infor ,
motion of unusual exportation ofagricul
tural products. The bubblebas burst. If
Europe should bocoine engulphed in a
general war, or her soil refuse to yield
its fruit, the Tariff of '46 would work
benignly. But while the nations of the
earth are at peace, and full harvests re
ward the husbandmen of the old wiirld
as Well as the new, the principleof Pro
teition is the true principle' for the calm ,
try. ft keeps up ii deniand for the la ,
bor of the operative, and secures
steady home market for the produce of
the farmer.—.4lb. Eve. Jour:
./1 few words for Chtldren.— . kou Were
made to be kind; generous and magnani
mous. If there is a boy in school who
has a club foot, don't let him know that
you ever saw it. If there's d boy with
ragged clothes, don't talk about rags
when he is in hearing. If there is a
lame boy, assign him some part of the
game which does not require running.
If there is a hurrgry one give him a
part of your dinner. If there is a dull
one, help him to get his lesson: if there
is a bright one, be not envious of him ;
for if one boy is proud of his talents /
and another is envious of them, there
are two great wrongs / and no more tal
ents than before: If a larger and strong
er boy has injured you / and is sorry for
it , forgive him, and ask the teacher not
to punish him. All the school will show
by their countenances how much better
it is to have a great soul than a great
A QuasTios.That sterling old democratic
friend of Gen. Jackson,and popular writer, Jack
Downing, puts the fallowing question
" The Democratic party hain't seen a
well day since Taylor first begun his
Pally Alto Battles; and now we arc all
shivering as bad as if we had the fever
and ager. I don't know, after all, but
this annexin' Mexico will turn out to he
an unluky blow to the party; for what
will it profit the democratic party if they
gain the whole would and lose the Pres
idency 1"
VOL, XIII, NO, 41.
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GREAT SPORT !-A Mackerel mine ap
pears to have been discovered off Cape
Ann. quite as marvelous and more prof
itable than the gold mine recently dis- -
covered in California. The Boston Trans:
cript says:
On Tuesday, within the circumfer
ence of abolit six miles, within a short
distance of Eastern Point Light, there
were six hundred fishing vessels enga
ged in catching triackerel: The crews
of vessels of all sites; front 5 tons up to
125, were busily engaged the whole day
and according to several estimates made
by some of the oldest inhabitants of
.Gloucester, it is supposed that at least
12,000 barrels have been taken, valued
at $lOO,OOO ! An excellent day's vhark
this. The mackerel Very nearly all No.
Vs. Some vessels, from the South S hore
with crews of fourteen men and boys,
caught over one hundred barrels each,
and put into Gloucester on Tuesday
' evening to "pack out," and procure a
fresh sapply of salt. A (fiend lamina
us that the sphYt Was indescribably ex
citing. Towards evening the mackerel
struck off towards the South Shore, and
were followed by about 300 sail of fish- -
, trig vessels:
—The Dover Gazette gires the folkiWing
account of a most singtili;'r and despe
rate encounter between a flog and a rat,
at a brook near a,, in
that town, a few clit'is since. "It ap
pears that a rat crane down to the brook
to drink, and discovering a frog, "with
force and prim," made an attack upon'
him, by making a firm grasp with his
teeth; no sooner did the rat make his
hold, than the frog dove into the water,
dragging hisantagonist with him, where
he remained until the rat was compelled
to let gr, and make for dry laud, closely
pursued by the frog. As Coon as the'
frog appeared above Water, he waS'again'
I attacked bye the rat, and the second time
became the subject for cold water bath:
ing.. This fent was several times per
formed, until the rat, from exaustion
and droWnitig; felt a prey to his antao;
nist. After the frog became fully assu
red that his combatant was dead, he
seated himself upon his dead' Citrate°
with all the coMplaisance imaginable,
where he remained nearly hair an hour
exulting as it were over his hard won
victory. Several pOSons were present
and witnessed the fight.
PRETTY 64itoil.
The New Jersey Union fells a good sto
ry of a young man engnged to be mar
ried. On the night of the great occa
sion it chanced to rain terribly, and
when the guests were assembled they
were astonished to find that the grooth
. long
not there. After waiting a long
time, a committee Of three was detailed'
to go' o'er to house inquire what
had happened. They foutid him thrash
in the barn, as if nothing itnvortant was
on hand„ They made koottri their er
rand: Jake dropped his fiail and lifted
up both hands, while his eyes and mouth
became considerably enlarged. He ap
proached the barn door, and looking al
ternately at the clouds and nt the young
men t exclahned, " Goodness gracious,
ydu don't really think tt will gO
do yeti 1"
Two i j ir...ANKs OF THE PLATFOEM.—The .
Cotnposition of that patch work bit -of
joinery, the Buflitlo Platform, is a sore .
puzzle ton great many honcit then, who'
are unable to find out what sort of tim
ber wits used in the building of it. The
folloWing may be considered asa couple
of the planks:
the Mexican War.-- , It is due to the future
ra fame, as well as the prosperity of this great
that it be triumphantly sustained."—
Martin Van Buren.
46 The present war with Mexico is unconati
" tutional in its origin, unjust in its character,
" and detestable in its Objects."—Charles F.
These two planks are so' far asunder
that we imagine a person must make an
uncomfortable straddle of if who at
tempts to stand upon both.
[Beaton Courier.
Let every Irishman remember, that if
the NVhigs get in power, good bye to
the privileges of all those who chanced•
to have been born across the Atlantic.—
(17 — And let every Irishman remember, that
when John J. Crittenden (whig) introduced in
to the United States Senate, a bill granting re- -
lief to Ireland in' the hour of her famine and di,
tress, CO - LEWIS Ciss _co dodged the question
and did'nt vote for it! and let every Maha:ll
remember, that this bill for Ireland's relief wai.
opposed generally by Ldeofocd Senators and
vacated by Whigs; and let every Itiqimen re
member, that while this prodigal Admini,tra -
tionhas millions to throw away upon a bootle.s
mipedition to fish up the remains of Sodom and
Gomorrah, they can't spare one dime to allevi
ate the pangs of distress, oriliay the knawinp
of hunger.