Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, January 8, 1836, Page 1

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TS.OVJ sjrV NOT THE GIOKV OF CSAlt; HUT T It E WEIFA UE OF It O M E. BY H. B. STACY. FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1836. VOL. IXNo. 45 "ml sif' r ' aaius of TTcvmout. An Act consliiuring a new counlg of ilio name of IVaiiioilc, ST is hereby enacted Sc. Thai. the towns of Eilen, llydcpnrk. Wolcntt anil Mor lisUnvn in the Cutiniy nf Orleans; llie towns of Cambridge BeIvidere,Wn!eryilla, Johnson and blerling in the Counly of r raniiiin; mc towns m siow anu riiiuorc in the County of Washington, nnt! the lawn of Man-field m the Counlv of Chit tenden be, and they arc herebyconstituted a distinct County by the name of Lamoile, to be organized with all tho rights, privi leges, and immunities of other counties in Jill's state. Bi:c. 2. Il is hereby rulherenacled. That the Hon John Smith of St Albans in the county ol Frauklin, the Hon. Joseph Scott ol Crnfisbnry in the county of Orleans, be, anu tney hereby arc constituted and ap pointed n committee to designate tho place whereon to erect a court house, jail and jail house for the accommodation of the Jiteper thereof, within the county of Lamo ile, and by purchase or gift, to procure Mitiicieni lanu lor mat purpose, taking a tlced thereof, in trust for said county; and the said committee are hereby authorized to proceed to the duties of their appoint ment as soon ns may bo after the rising of the present session of the legislature. Sec. 3. ii hereby fulher enacted, That the inhabitants or pronrietois of any town or vil'tage (iIip snid town nr village being the pluee designated by the committee named in thu nrl n the p'ace of holding the ci'inily and supreme routts in haul county of Latnoilc) sli ill crict the t-nifl county building-: mentioned in ihe H'com! sectlun of this net agreeably lo ii idnn to be furnished by Hie Hmi. Ilenery F. Jamv of Wnl'-rbnry in Washington county uilh in two years from the- pa-uig of lhi net, free from nl! sp n-i tu cmirity of La luoile. or I he Suite of Vi rinohl; and snld buildiugr sl.hll he erer'ed ninl romiilclrd to the acceptance, of tho jmlgi s of thu hi prenie conn of i hit stale, fa I or wul, in the lime nl'or.-iiid. Sl.c. 4. Il ii hn-iby further fnn:led.'Vx when the inhabitant:-or proprietors i.f mcli town or ullage .hall hive erected a gooil nnd suffic'en', togeiinv with a dwelling Imitse annexed the'elo the ili-e ofllie l.ei'pi r, nnd n rourt house for till! court to be held al In I lie dccrptaiise of the Judges t ilie t iin cue ecmrl, llie said c.uinly of Lamuih. shall be oreuntzed for llie Iran-, ritioiiof ill h Jul, public business as a C uinty. Sr.c. 6 II U hcriby father entclci. Thai he I l l-c i i i ' ' 1 1"1 v j lunik; the lowi's of Eden, tlydepnrk, Wol. colt ami Morrislown, shall remain within the jurisd Clou of the connly of Orlmns: nod the towns of Cambridge, le.'lvulere. Waicrville. Jnhii'on and Sterling, within th ) fun-dic'iun of the county of Franklin mul Hie lowns of Slow and K'tn n wnlun the jurisdiction of the nounip of Wti-hing-toll: and the town of Miin.-lielil within the jindiclinn of the county of Chittenden. any thing i" this act tu tho contrary notwilh standing. In General .Inanity. Oct. "S. 11135. Rood the third lim", pn-scd. nnd order red to bo tent to tin Governor a (1.1 Coun cil, &c. i:. D. BARBER. Clerk. In Ct,uiiiil,Vov. C, 1113.1. Itesnlved In suspend the pas-sage of this lull until the the next fpssiori of the Legis lature. Gr.o, 11. MAnsnn. Sec. In Gen. Attembly, Oct. "2, lb'35. Head llie second lime nnd ordered to be,'read a third lime ,.u Saiurd.iy morn tug. O. II. Smi i ii. Clerk pro tern. I,. Gen. Aitmh!y 0:1. '22, 1735. Read the tlurd tune and passed, and it has heeoiiiu n Ijw. O. II. Smith, Cleric pro tcm. An Al l, irppuling iinil utlri inj purl uf 'in iici enn rliuiling n new connly by 1 lie luul'; uf L:nnuilp. IT is hereby enacied vtc. That so much of i-aid ael h goes to appoint the linn. John Smith of Si Albans in the counly of Franklin, one of the committee to diMgna'e the place whereon to erred a con it hon-e, jail andjai! house, and for other purposes he, anu the same i hereby repealed; and in lieu ihereol. the Hon. John Van Sicklen Junior of liurlinglon in the county of Oil it tended, is hereby appointed to prelorm a. I the dunes enjoining upon said John Smith to do and prelorm by nnd act tu co-nior utu wiih the Hon, jj, F. Janca and Jo seph '-cult, two ofthe committee nppoinlcd by the act noiisuliing the find new county in all thiugu agreeable In toe direction therein cuulained. I'asscd Nov. 4,51135-3 An Acl, annexing llie iohh of Woodbury in llie Connly of W.uliingion, and for oilier purposes. IT is hereb enacted &c. That from and after the passing ol this act, the town of Woodbury, in i ho county of Caledonia, be, and it is heroby for every purpose an nexed In tho County of Washington. Sec. 2. II i hereby fulher cnaelcd, That the town ol Woodbury shall, from and after I he passing of this act, ho annexed to tho l'robito District of Washington. In Gen. Amembty , Xov. I, 1831. Read thu third time, passed and oadcrcd to be sunt to the Governor and Council, U. I). l$Aiiiii:n. Clerk. In Council, Nov, C, 1331, Resolved to suspend the passage of this bill nil the next session of the legislature. G. 1!. Mansi:ii, Sec. In Gen. Assembly, Oil, 10, 1035. Rvad the first and second time, and or dered lo bo read u third time to-morrow morning, U. II, Smith, Clerk pro tern In Gen. Acumbly.Oct 17. III35. Read the third time and oidyred to lav cm the table. O. II, Smith, Clerk pro tern. In Gen. Astmblu. Juv. 3. 1 U3 3. Culled up and passcd.laiid itjius become n law. O. II. St;iTH, CVer Ar pro Inn, IT is hereby enacted by the General As scinbly of tho State of Vermont. Tint il any person or persons, from and cftur the passing of this act, shall take, kill, catch or destroy any pickerel in the wa ters of the Little Ho:ii er I'ond, so called, within the town of Croltsburv, in the county of Orleans, in any other way then the ordinary way or fishing with a hook and line, he, sho or they shall severally forfeit add pay a sum not cxcccdim? ten dollars, nor less than tow dollars; to be recovered before any juitice of the peace within and fur the county of Orleans, who may legally judge between tho parties, one run or earn penalty shall go to llie person who shall prosecute the same to final judg ment, und the other half" to the treasurer of tho town of Craftshurv. Provided always, Tha't all proscsulinns under tins act shall bo commended within sixty days alter the offence shall bo com muted nnd not alter. Passed Nov. 2. 1835. Whereas, tho divissonal line between the town of Peru nnd Landgrove in the counly of Bennington appears to have been unsettled, anil in continual dispute ever since tno settlement nnu organiza lion of those towns, from which have re sulted much litigation and expense and her evils and inconveniences to those towns and the inhabitants thereof hither to : and whereas it appears that those towns for the purpose of ending those contests and scltcling those difficulties nnd disputes, so far as relates to iuris dict lun. have by mutual compromise ngrccd upon n jun-dictional line to bo in future established between them, if san ctioned by the legislature ofthe slate. Therefore in pursuance of said compromise and agreement, nnd for thr. purpose of seining said contested jurisctctinnnl line, IT h hereby enacted by the General A--embly ol iheS'alo of Vermont, That heieafier the j n r i-.dici fumi I line between the said towns of Pern and Lindgrnve shall inn and be established on the vost line ofllie first licroflots. as originally sur veyed and laid out by Benjamin Willard. for nnd in behalf oftlie said town of Peru then called and known by the name of Ilrowley: and that as le all" Inline assays merits and other prncet dings in their co rp. irate capacity, tiie said towns, resprc lively, shall be limited, conUoled and regu l.iicil; by llie above as the permanent juris dictional line between the said towns. Prmidtd. mvmtless, Tho rights or t i;Tc- of lend, or other real eslate. nor other rights or privileges nf individuals, or pri vnie corppnttions, are in no way lo bo al red or m cled by Iho sttblishment of inc said jurisd. etlouat hue. Parsed Oct. 23, 1C35. Ii ELOCUTIONS' In General Assembly. Oct. 30, 1U35, RcMlccd. Tlio Gcvernoe and Council concurring hen in. That the treasurer of ilie Male be, and ho hereby is, authorized o settle and arrange, on such terms as ho may think proper and equitable, all claims for tixcs duo previous to t he year one thou corn eight hundred and thirty. Concurred Nov. 2, 1C35 In General Ai-femlj'c Oct 30,1935. RKSOLVCD.The Governor and Coun cil concurring herein the acent appointed to settle the concerns of the Vermont State Bank, bo. and he hcrccy is, authorized to sell at public uuclion al! the land to which the Slate of Vermont have derived a title, through said Baud, which may remain unsold, on the first day of Jan uury next Provided, said agent bo ef opinion that such rales will be for the in terest of the statu. Concurred, Oct. 30. 1835. In General Assemlilv. Nov. 5. 1735. RESOLPEI), Tho Governor and Coun cil concurring hercul.That the super intending committee of the new State House, is licrcbv authorized to sell mi it ih. pnse of tho old Slnle House by auction, or pnvaie sale as no may think best und apply the avails thereof towards the the now State House. Concurred, Nov. C, 1835. In Aissmbly, Nov. 2. 1835. TP ESOLVKD. The Governor nnd Conn- Ji-1'cil concurring herein. That George T. Hodges of Rutland, II. L. Michols of Wil liston, ho nnd hereby are, appointed a com mittee to ntlcnd al thu S. Prison in the month ofSeptcmbcr next, to make nn op paisal end inventory of nil the properly be longing to said Prison, and also to settle with tiie superintendent, and investigate all accounts of said PrNnn and report to the next session ofthe Legislature. Concurred, Nov, 2. 1835 In Council Nov, 10, 1S35. RESOLVED, The House of Represcn tntives concurring herein, That here after all bills which shull bo suspended by the Governor and Council, shall bo pub. Iishcd with Iho laws; ano the Secretary of State is hereby directed to cause such "sus pended bills to be sojpublished in his annual compilation of the laws of each year. Concurred, Nov. 10, 1835, ATKINSON'S DEPILITORY for ro moving hair Irnm tho face, neck and arms of Ladies, without injury lo tho skin. Atkinson's Curling Fluid, which will keep the hair in curl whilst dancing or in damp iveulher. Imperial Dye for changing hair to brown or black. Oils and other prcpe rulions, in inaku tho hair grow on bald lifads; to produce eye brows aii-l whiskers. Milk of Rops for removing freckles and tnu, and to prevent tho fueo from being rough. For tale at the Variety Shop, by I'ANtlnoitN & BlII.NSMAin. a & m sr A Pcir. pleasantly Situated in Iho HpUcpaln ( liurcti, i.nq. oi it. . rolwin (, o. IVoni the Nciv,II.ivcnUerald. The following lines were written by the celebrated John Trumbull, author of Mc Fingal, in Iho year 177C. Tim circum stances which gave rise to them arc as follows: Trumbull and Thomas Wooster were fellow students ntjGovcrnor Grls wold's; both of them were in the habit of visiting tho family of tho Hon. John P. Cook, whoso danght Nancy was a young lady of uncommon beauty ."and talents. Wooster became extravagantly fond of tier. At a parly. Trumbull, who was full ofjvivacity, told Nancy that Tom was so bashful he never could tell her how much ho loved her, nnd therefore ho would per suade him to address her by letter. Soon after Trumbull wrote th? following witty lines, without the knowledge of Wooster, and sent them to Nancy. As all knew them to be tho . production of Trumbull, none were offended. To thee, my N.incy, tlice my sweelinj, Poor Colonel Thomas sendeih greeting: Wlieras,so pleased (lie powers aboie, I'mf.illcn most desp;r.itely in love; I-'nr Cupid took a maiion sly, In one bright corner of jour eye, And fi o.n tiid bn.v let fly adjrt, Which miss'il my riba nnd piere'd my heari; l'ierc'd' and iliro', nnd pasiinj furdier, I'm nil my injidoj out of older: Nor ilea ilie only pl.igtie I found Loie enleied at the liewless wound; As mice into a cheese will creep Through forre email sc.iltli. and eniei ing deep, While all without Ijoks f.iir und well, They yourclicf8C nn emly fliell. So (hieiiili line, when once got through, Stole nnd bore oft" my heart lo you, An left me heartless, fliil at ease, An cinptj shell, like 'foresaid .-hicie. 1 f 'olonal Tom being in great smart, Bcscrih ihec to return my heari; Or eliie, locure my ceasclesijuoan, Make nn cliange, and send jour own. Oh! Nancy, thee I lone more fully 'lhan cer lludihr.u luM Tully; tS'ot il'.ue n dl'olJ.nor I)ii!o, Could loie one half so much as I do, I hold my Nancy mne a goddess Than Venus gay, or inodcl; Throughout the woiM ihy glories shine, Nor h uh the snn such power as tliTue: Thy beauty keepi llie world together, Thy looks make fiir the cloudy weather; And if a drought should come again, If you should frown I know 'twould riin. For ju llie earth pioducct floweia, For you clouds drop in lotcly shower.; Fiuits only grow that jou may eat, And pigs and cabes to find jou meat. Your cheering smiles, which we obicrve, Should jou withdraw, the world would starve. Eanh would refrain her wonled store, And plumbs and peaches be no more. Oh! Nancy would you loie but me, How mighty glad poor Tom would he; I'd slick to ion like picli foreicr, Nor change nor f.iie our loie should seter; Then loie me, Nancy, fir I tell jou I am a preuy cleier fellow; And you must think 'lis Irue for whjt No one ran tell as well ns I. Here follows then, without objections, The '-lent roll" of poor Tom's perfections. Know llicn, all womankind, I, When slrclch'd out sliaight, am six feet high Whence fiom plain reasoning it nppears I'm one of Nature's grenadiers: f Vet I do whisper this between us Sene only in I he wars of Vcnm.) I'm fair, and one good sign, Lbscrc is, I hale red hair, tu I'.nn, at jour service: Of wit I brag not, yet haio brains Hiiough to uiilk in when it lains; 1 know the odds 'twin cheese nnd chalk, To iclln h.iiidiaiv fiom u hawk; To cane a man if he abuse me, And hang myself if jou refuse ine. TO FAKJIIiltS. If je aspire lo wealth and ease, Slock well jour farms with mulberry irm; The silk worms will their wealth unfold, And coin their foliage into gold. Suppose ill Jt jou h.iie neicr known, And nrc not curious lo be shown; Your neighbors may ihe lliii.g perfoun, And llicn llie leaiea which jou produce, In skilful hands become nfuic. The farmer who would make piclence To taste, should lme a hedge-rnw fenre; No tree that's known, so quickly glows, Or looks so uniform in rows. Il springs from culling or fiom seeds, And oiercomes poor soil and weeds; And in four jears will make a fence, Wiih, of nil things, ihe expense. And when, instead of walls and rail, The mulberry hedge around prtiails, The lauds piodnce u mine of wcahh, Kinplojment happiness and health. The mulberry grows on eirij oil, llequir hut I it I le aid or toil, And (he best silk is iibvaja found Produced from leaies oh" sandy ground; While a rich toil will leaies produce Abounding in a watery juice, And on which if worms be frd, Thi) mAe a couriu and brittle ihicad. TIME3 SOLILOQUY. Old call ms? Ay! when llie Almighty spoke crcatinn into birth. I was there Then wa3 I iioru. Mid tho bloom ond ver dure of Paradise, 1 gazed upon the young world, radiar- with celestial smiles. I rose upon Iho pinions of thu first morn, and caught tho sweet dow-drops they fell, and sparkled on the bowers of the garden. Kre the fool of man was heard sounding in this wilderness, I gazed out upon its thou sand tivers, flashing in light, nnd rcfl icting the broad sun, like a thousand jewels, up on their bosorit The cataracts sent up their anthems, in these solitudes, and none was here to listen to ttio now born melody but I ! Tho fuwns bounded over the hills, and drank at the limped streams, ages be fore tn arm was raised to injure or make them afraid. For thousands of years the morning star rose in beauty upon those un peopled shores nnd its twin-sister of the ere Darned in the forehead of the sky, with nn eye lo admire their rays hut mine. Av ! call me old ! Ilabylon and Assyria, Palmy ra and Thebes, rose, flourished nnd fell, and I beheld litem in their glory and their decline. Scarce a melantholly ruin nnrks thu place of their existence; but when their first stones were laid in (he earth, I was there ! Mid all their splendor, glory, and wickedness I was in their busy streets, and crumbling their magnificent piles and their gorgeous palaces to the earth. My books will show a long and fearful account against them. I control the fate of em pires, I give them their period of glory and splendor; bat at their birth, I conceal in them the seeds of death nnd decay. They must go down, and be humbled in the dust, their proud heads bowed down before the rising glories of young nations, to whose prosperity there will also come a date, and u day of decline. I poise my wing? over the earth, and watch tho course and doing.-iof its inhabitant. I call up the violets upon the hills, and crumble the gray ruins lo llie ground. I am the ogent of a Higher Power, to give life and lake it away. I spread eilken tresses upon tho brow of the youny, en-1 plant g'.iy hair? nn tho head of the aged man. Dimples and trades, at my bidding, lurl: around the lips of the innocent child, nrd I furrow iho brow of age uilh wrinkles. Old, call you mo? Ay, but when will my days be numbered ? When will Time nnd. und Licrniiy begin ? When will tho earth and its waters and the universe be rolled up, and a new world commence its revolutions? Not till He. who first bid mo begin my flight, so orders it. When Hu purposes, who called mc into being, arc accomplished, llicn, and not till then, and no one can proclaim the hour, I loo shall go lu tho place of nil living. TIIE POOR BOY. We delight to trace the progress of genius, talent, and industry in humble life. We dwell with pleasing emotion on the character nnd coudnct of individuals who. from a "low estate," obscurity and poverty, have raised themselves by their native en ergy, to affluence ntid stations of respec tability nnd renown. Our country is full ol examples or this description. Gideon Lee was once a poor boy, nnd in the occu potion of a tanner. Hois now in affluent circumstances- recently Moyor of New York, and nl present ti member of Con grrss. Charles Wells, late Mayor of Bos. ton, was n journemnn mason. Samuel T. Armstrong, tho acting Governor of Mas sachusetts and at tho head of several phil anthropic instituti on, was once a journey man printer. There are those living who recollect George Tibitts, tt day laborer. anil know him now ns n gentleman of wealth, influence nnd enterprise the May, or of the city of Troy. Stephen Warren, the well known and esteemed president of tho Troy Bank, rich in litis world's goods and rich, too, in public spirit nnd deeds nf benevolence, came from an obscuru town in Connecticut, pennyless a shoemaker. Perseverance, energy, industry, nud mor a 1 worth, produced this pleasing consuma. tiun of human wishes. With one more example, wo close our sketch. Thirteen years since, a poor boy hired himself tn tho captain ol one ofthe htcatn boats on Lake Champlain, in soino humble occupation, Few know the temptations to winch young men are liabln in the mix ed, uregular company of n steam boat surrounded by evil companions, and under equally bad influences. But the poor boy had a talisman lo keep him from falling. lie recollected that there was one human biug who relied on and cared for him. He was the only son of liw mother, and sho was a widow." Ho fnithfully dischar ged his humblo duties. His conduct was marked by "those who passed that way," and by his employers. Aspiring for what be mcrritcd, he gradually reached the top of his profession. Ho commanded one of the first Steamboats on tho Lake. His uniform politeness and attention to those who were necessarily thrown in his way, commanded for him universal respect ond esteem. His reputation readied tho cars of tho greatest Steamboat association in tho world; nnd many who knew him when a boy on tho lake, who set him at the head of a most splendid boat that foams and dashes through the waters of tho noble north, nnd from a salary of gj per month, his pay increased to 500 per annum. Thirteen years have notnltercd the good principles of this youth. Ho still retains that simplicity nnd purity of character which must ever bo regarded ns the true nobility of human nature. A'. Y. Jllcst. .Mr. Armstrong hai recently been elec ted Mayor of Boston. Ed. Leap Year nnd Ladies' privilege The coming year, 183t5, will bo a leap year, as any person may see by consulting any al manac. It will be an important year to the interests of unmarried gentlemen, for what ever interests, the one is aiso fated to inter est Iho other. The ncxt'ycar tho ladies will have the sole privilege of making love, which the gentlemen may not refuse under the nnsl severe penalties. To prove this toba tho case, and that it is no now thing, nor owes its rise to any of the extrava gant notions of modern times, we will give an extract from an old volume, printed in the year of Grace, 1C0C, nnd entitled Court'ship, Love, and Matrimonie" : "Alboit, it has now become a part ofthe Common Lawe, in regard to the social re lations of life, that as often as every bis sextile year doth return, that the laydes have the sole privilege, during the time it continueth, of making love unlo men, which they may do cither by woriles or lonkes, a' unto them it scemeth proper; and moreover no man will bo entitled to llie benefit ofthe Clergy who dotho refuse lo accept the of fers of n ladye. or who do he in any wise treato her proposal with slighte or contu mely." So long ago as tho above was printed it will be seen to have been n parte of the Common Lawc,' that the ladies should have Iho privilege and not only 60 but ihe sole privilege of making love every 4th year; and what was then binding as com mon law, is equally binding now, lince it has never been superseded by any statute. Things in Illinnii. We arc indebted to the Rev. Dr. Ely of Philadelphia fir the following humorous anecdote true or false. The doctor is made to say, thai a brother in the ministry travelling in Illinois iuformed him that on putting up for the night, the good lady of t lie hoti?c baked her bread in a common baking pan ; then boil ed her coffee in the same vessel; stewea some pork in tho same; then dipped out some of the fat with a tea cup, on tho in ner side of which she put a piece of rag to make a lamp by which they might tee to cat supper: and then the travellers horse ate Ins mess ot oaM out o un camo omni bus of cooking ! Wo have heard of rock ers being nffived to bread trays nnd alter nately used for kneading of broad and a cradle, and a ladv'a using the same arti cle for a sheet which the did for n table cloth, but (he ingenuity of Iho lady of Illi nois greatly outstrips the Yankee ladies for experiments. Home. Tho only fountain in the wilder ness of life, where man may drink waters totally unmixed with hilte'rness, is - that which gushes forth in the calm and shady recesses ot domestic love, l'lesioiiro may beat the heart into artificial excitement; ambition may delude it with ils golden dream ; war may indurate its fine fibres, and diminish its sensitiveness : hut it is on ly domostic love that c.-.n render it happy. Il has been justly remarked by an nucient writer, that of the actions which claim our attention, tho most splendid are not nlways the greatest ; and there tire few human beings who nrc not awaro, that those out ward circumstances of pomp und nllluence which nrn looked on with admiration nnd envy ; seldom create happiness in the bo sums of the possessors. Il is in the unrc strictcd intercourse of tho domestic circle whero the heart must find that real enjoy ment, if experienced nt nil ; not in thread ing tho complicated labyrinth of politics; nor amidst the glare of fashion, surround, ed by the toils ol state. llconamy. Economy is generally des pised ns a low virtue, tending, to make peo ple ungenerous and selfish. This i true of nvance, but not so nl economy, l lie man who is economical, is laying up the imma nent power of being useful nnd generous. Hi; who thoughtlessly gives awa leu dol lars, when he owes n hundred more than he can pay, deserves no prnisu ; he obeys a sudden impulse morn like instinct than rea son ; it would be real charity to check tins feeling; hecauso the good he does may be doubtful, while thn injury he dues his fam ily nnd creditors is certain. Trim economy is a careful treasure in Hid t?rvics: of bo ncvolencn ; nnd when they nrc united, re spectability, prosperity, and peace will fob low. From the Correspondent ofthe Boston Atlas. Wasiii.noton, Monday, Dec. 28. The affairs of Michigan havo again been tho subject of debate in tho House. Thn question being on tho reference of the Pres ident's Message relating to tho territory, Mr. Williams of N. Carolina, said that it ought lo bo ruferyed to tho Committee on tho Judiciary Ho contended that then were many important questions to bo de termined before Michigan could ba admit ted into the Union. The subject had been already before the Committee on tha Ter ritories, and thoy had declined acting upon it; ond tho Committee on the Judiciary was the only ono to which it could be ap propriately cnnaigncJ. Mr Mason of Vir ginia said that, the question to be decided was whether Michigan should be admittc I into the Union. Tho people of that Terri tory had met and adopted a Constitution, and now claimed to join tho Confederacy. It was tho province of tho Committeo on the Territory lo consider their application. Tho question of their Southern boundary was not tho main question, but was alto gether subordinate to the main ques'.ion, which was, shall Michigan bo admitted. Gentlemen ought not to permit it lo b i embarrassed by any controversy about th boundary. Mr Whittlesey of Ohio, a clearheaded and 6traight-forward business man, armed cap a-pie with a panoply or incis, uier threw the specious reasoning of Mr Mason witliutit much difficulty. He denied that the admission nf Michigan W83 the main question to bo decided. Tiie settlement of tiie boundary line was tno main qucsuuii. It was whether Michigan could prcscribo limits to herself, anil whether it was in her power tj meet in convention and to form constitution, which should laka from a neighboring stale a part of its territory. Mr' Whittlesey stated that the running of the boundary fine according to the prescrip tion nf Mirh'inrnn ivnnhl lalta from the dis trict which ha represented one half, and nearly the same from that ot Ins colleague. Il would eVprive Obio of somo thirty thou sand of her inhabitants. The discussion uoon the nucstion of ref erence continued for somo time, and sever al gentlemen from Ohio spoke :i relation to it. The motion to commit to tho Com mute! on the Judiciary was first in order, and being put, it was decided in the affirmative.- 1 13 to 77. Tho rules end orders of tho House hav ing been suspended for the purpose, tho motion to reconsider tho voto referring that part of the President's Message relating to the disputed bumdiiry between Ohio and Michigan to u loloct camioitteo, '.vnscaueii up and debated. At the head of th'.s com mittee is Mr J. Q. Adams, who is tbo avowed champion of Michigan in this con troversy. Ohio, through her representa tives, manifested great anxiety to transfer the consideration of hei causo to a tribunal where it had not beon prejudged; and one gentleman gave as a reason for rc-consid-cring the vote that the fact the chairman of the select committee, to whom the sub ject hail been referred was openly in favor of the assumption of Michigan. This allusion brought up Mr Adams, who stood his ground manfully, and seemeJ resolved to maintain his post ns Chairman. He spoke with more than his usual fire, and asked with sonic indignation, if one indiyirl ual among a committee of seven, having no interest save that of justice and truth in the issue of tho question, should not ba permitted, even though he might entertain preconceived opinions, to have a voico in the preperation of a report, which was only to present the merits of tho case, when twenty nine members from Ohio, Illinois and Indiana would vote, who were notori ously committed upon the subject. Mr Adams spoke in harsh terms nf tha conduct of Ohio, and more than hinted at her blood thirsty intentinnsjn sending her troops tn maintain forcible possession ofthe disputed territory. He said it was owing more to tho discretion of tho President than to th9 forbearance of Ohio, that the controversy had n 'U assumed a fiercer and more objec tianable aspect. Mr Bellamy Slorer of Ohio, replied lo Mr, Adams with courtesy but with fimness and animation. Mr Slorer promises to bo nne of the loading orators in tho House, lie has n tine voice, n luppy flow of Ian guage and all the other qualifications of a good and commanding speaker. In his reply to "my predecessor," ho vindicated Iho state of Ohio from tho aperations which had been cat unon her, nnd nrguod thai there was a manifest impropriety in iinpannelhng a jn'or, who had already in his own mind decided the case under trial. After 80tnr further debate, the question upon tho reconsideration was taken, nnd Ohio carried the day. by a voto of 150 to 77. Il was then moved to refer the ni" sage to tho Committee on the Jtidicnry,and ibis motion was carped without debate. These decisions indicate the final course of lie Houe, in relation to Michigan and Ohio. Tho territory tnusl consent to yeild to the decision of Congress in relation to tier Boundary b"fore tUe can be admitted into the There was one fact stated by .Mr Storcr in his speech today, which I believe not to bo generally known. Tno President declared lo Mr Lytic some timo since, that if Congress fbould pass any bill admitting Michignn before her boundary lino was definitely fixed and agreed upon, he would clap his voln upon it. After mcli n declaration, wnl the collar men re fuse to go right ? Mr Adams, in ihesourso of his remarks, complained thai the newly elected representatives from Michigan had not been admitted upon the floor of the House. It would hive been a good joke to have admitted representatives when a Delegate had nlrr-idy taken hi scat; to have locogivzcd Michigan at the fame time as :t 'Vrn'nry nnd a State. In ih Senate to dsy, Mr Calhoun rj' nniiee thai he should to morrow introduce, n hill regulating the ih-pomlcs. Mr Clay Ihiongh his colleague Mr I'lnlletiilciiigave 1 w I

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