Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, May 27, 1836, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated May 27, 1836 Page 2
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V RID A Y M O R N 1 N Q. M A Y 27. KOK rilKSIDEST WM, HHIA&lISON. PUB VICT, I'ltESIOENT FKANCIS filtANCiHIt. I'DR aOVCKNOR 131 A S EC. 3 S IsT S S O IT, I.IUUT. OOVKUNOR DAVID M. CAMP, of Dei by. County Convention. A Convention of tho friends of Hakrison nnd Granger will he holtlon at tho Hotel of John A. Willey in WILLISTON, on MONDAY tho sixth clay of June next, at ten o'clock A. M. for the purpose of making nomination ol candidates lor Senators. The approaching election being tho first one under the amended constitution, it is all important there should be a full representation Irom each town The freemen of Chittenden County arc therefore respect fully urged to take immediate stops for I lie appointment of delegates to represent their wishes in said Convention. David French, ) County v Sio.v E. Howard, Noble Lovely, May 10, 183G. millec. OUR RELATIONS TO TEXAS AND SLA VERY. As wo havo InJ occasion, in reference to tlio struggle now going on in Texas, to as sume ground very different from that taken by most of our friends in other parts of tho country and by mmy presses in Now England, with which v.j generally agree on topics of national interest wo (loom it a duty to ouraolvos ant! tli-m, to express more fully than wo have hitherto doiu, our opinions on the precise relations of the par ties to this great contest. Topic of tho gravest import are. involved in this question; and in its final adjustment wo shall proba bly find the source of more excitement and agitation than have over before disturbed the country. It ia hardly necessary for us, we presume, to disclaim, utterly, any sympathy with tho chieftain who now wears the iron crown of Mexico. As far as his rise was ono of vio lent usurpation, and as far as his dominion is ono of military rigor and civil cruelty, wo entertain towards him a detestation as deep, as sincere, and as uncompromising as can bo cherished by any other lover of human rights and popular liberty. The ties of a common origin and a common Ian guage bind us to the people of Texas. To the extent in which they are an oppressed people, struggling against a powerful op. pressor, thev have a claim upon our sym pathies. Uut in estimating our national relations in taking a broad view of our position with respect to Texas and Mexico wo must look at tho origin of thercvolu tion, and the results to bo accomplished by tbo ultiinato success of tho Toxans. And hero we cannot conceal or palliate the fact that the proposed end of the revo lution is the ru:-nsTAiir,isn.MENT of slave nr in Texas, and its ultimate union with this country in tho relation ofa slave iiolu State. And to (his cxtont wo will not deny that our feelings nnd principles are with the government of Mexico: and wo should much prefer that Texas should occupy her present position ns tho province of ix Spanish empire, than that sho should bo annexed to an Anglo Saxon republic, to perpetuate n 6courgo and a curso upon this Garden of the World. Hero is the whole matter in controversy; nnd while wo can readily porceivo why euch an issue should caii30 the very general excitement for Texas, that prevails in tho Southern States, wo arc surprised that it can be contemplated otherwise than with tho most serious solicitude by citizens of tho non Elaveholding Slates. On this point wo would not be misundcr. stood. Our friends are awaro of tho opin ions wo have uniformly expressed with ref erence to this interesting and important subject of slavery. They know that durni" tho agitations of tho Inst summer, toucliin" the question or abolition wo wero the rinsT itiess in New England to direct pub lie attention to the vast interests it involved nnd to call for an expression of public sen timent in relation to it. No journal in tho country-north or south of the Potomac has labored more earnestly, moro zealously with a moro sincere or ardent endeavor to maintain tbo constitutional lmbi. r n. Siuth, or to exhibit tho disastrous consc quonccs of any the least interferences with her domestic relations. Our course has been uniform and decided on this subject and oven tho Southern presses have borno frequent and gratifying testimony to the temper in which wo havo pursued it. But tho affairs of Texas introduco an en' tiroly now clement into this matter; they raiso on entirely new question; nnd wlnlo wo still maintain that tho people of the North havo no right nono whatever, to interfere with the existing institutions of tho Southern fctates,-thcy have a deep moral interest in tho general question of slavery, and a high civil duty incumbent on llicm with reference to Ihcprcciso question now involved in tho contest of Texas with Mexica. Supposo that tho people of tho English West India possessions, liko ourselves of Anglo-Saxon doscent nnd speaking a com- inon language had taken unibrogo at Iho laws of the parent govotnmont on tho nbo-1 Titian ol slavery in thoso islands ano nau risen in a body against their execution ; Mipposo mat ihey nau sent an agent to England to remonstrate Hint iio nau uocu detected in a scheme (or ncgociating n re bellion, ami imprisoned; that ho had been afterward) released, nnd had returned to tho West Indies to consummato his inter cepted plans; nnd that tho English Govern ment had sent out a Ileal and nrmy to crush tho Insurrection, and enforce its laws s sup pose this, nnd you havo a prociso parnljol to tho revolution in Texas, btripped uf its unessential and incidental circumstances. Who could pretend in this Mate of things, that tho people of tho West Indies had such a claim upon our sympathies ns to authorjzs us in lilting out cruisers, and raising companies, on individual account, to wago war against a neutral power? Who can pretend that a Senator of the United States would ba warranted in calling on tho citi zons of tho Atlantic frontier, "to ronso and pour forth torrents of volunteers, till the last vestige of English dominion should bo swept away from tho West Indies ?" And yet wo havo seen such thing-;, and heard s.uch language, in regard to Texas and Mexico and it has been not only uu rebuked hut sustained and encouraged. If tho Toxans nchicvo their independence thorc is a largo pirly in the United Stales, ready lo rccoivo them into tho Union. It is stated by tho presses known to bo in the confidence of President Jackson that ho is desirous of making such an acquisition of territory; and tho people of this country aril called upon by tlioir love oj liberty, to aid in crushing an imperial tyranny, and substitute in its place, nn independent, rc publican government, with aH tho privi legos and blessings of republican slavery Fur our own part wc cannot appreciate thu forco of such appeals. Wu do not rcognizo tho validity ofsuch claims. As far as for eign interference is concerned, Mexico and Texas stand upon equal ground. We cm not perceive that tho causo of Mexico is any less the cause of liberty than is that of Texas. Wo cannot be convinced that tuo emigrants from this republic havo any more right to introduco slavery into a province ot Mexico than the government ot Mexico have to struggle against its introduction Under these circumstances, wo have adopt- ed strong lanj-uago on tho question. Our people are bound, at least lo obsorvo a strict neutrality. If the Texans can carry their point and succeed in the introduction of slavery ; let it not bo with our aid or our countenance. If tho Mexicans quell tho revolution, maintain their ascendency, and exclude domcsticslavery from their territo ry, we do not perceive in what manner tho rights of humanity, or the claims of popular Irccuom, arc violated or inlnnged. IMPORTANT FROM TEXAS. Laplurc ul bantu Anna s Army and he iiimsell taken prisoner. Subjoined will bo found the accounts, as they have reached us, of the complete ovcr- mroio oj ine Mexican Jinny, by uie Jorccs of Gen. Houston! Perhaps thero is no victory in tho annals of war, so complete ns the ono hero related. Now Orleans papers of Iho 3d inst. con tain intelligence of tho capturoof Santa Anna and his army. Tho circumstances as related arc, that tho Mexican army had from sumo causo or other been separated into two bodies divided by tho river Uraso that the sudden rise prevented the two bodies from effecting a junction that Houston marched against tho larger body amounting to 1100 or 1200 men that the latter retreated, and in their retreat tot tiro to lh? town of Ilarrisburgh. Houston succeeded in overtaking them about seven miles from that tuwn, and made a sudden and vigorous attack on them, nnd alter somo sovcro fighting, tho Mexicans wore totally defeated. The Uattlo took place on tho 21st April Houston had only COO men, Santa Anna had 1 100, half of whom are killed, tho rest with Santa Anna himself, his brother and second in command, General Cos, and their oflicers wero taken prisoners, whilst tho Texans had but C killed and 20 wounded. Tho Now Orleans lleo cf tho 3d instant says; We havo hoard it stated, as if on good authority, that General Houston held a council of war on the fate of his prisoners, and that Santa Anna nnd all his officers had boon shot. It was also stated that General Gaines had written n private letter confir matory of this account. There can, how ever, be no doubt that Houston has con quered, and that tho Moxican army is pros tratcd. If it bo truS that tho Texan3 were but GOO strong, and that they lost so few men. when tho enemy's numbers wero so much superior, and their loss so much greater, it may bo said that iho annals of war contain no record of an achievement to brilliant. For tho honor of humanity, wo hope Santa Anna and Cos, and their odiccrs, havo not been shot yet tho fate of Fanning and his men, murdered in cold blood, would seem to justify tho retribution, Later, Now Orleans papers of the oih contain no !ulcr advices from Texas than thoso received through papers of tho 3d, lint tho following letter to a mercantile house in Philadelphia, gives a later and somewhat different version of tho story. New Oiilevns, May 5. Dear Sir I suppose you havo heard tho report of Houston's being victorious in Texas, and capturing Santa Anna. I think there is but little doubt ho has had a battle, ond been victorious, but I do not think to tho extent reported. As to Santa Anna's capturo it is not so, I am certain, as ho was expected hourly at Mutamoras, when oves sol (since arrived here) loft thero, lono- bo lore this baltlo was fought. It is, howev er, probablo tho roport originated in tho lad ot there being an officer in tho Mexi can army, named Sontano, who may havo been taken prisoner. Gen. Green, ono of tho officcrs.has just return, ed from up tho river, and inform mo that there will be a body of 700 men from Mis sissippi and reuncssec, who will bo at I laquiuime to go by land on the 12th May there will be another body of 1000 or moro by the 35ih. Tho 700 volunteers who loft hero for Florida, will bo back (disbanded) in a day or two, nnd at least 300 of them will prove efficient soldiers; one of tho best officers is hero wailing their arrival, to iioavo lmnicuiatciy atterwarus. Mr.TAMon.A9, April 21, 103G. Fourleen Amorican prisoners, taken at the rivur Nueces, tiro hero in confinement, aud'wero lo havo been shot yesterday. On the day provious, tlio ladies ol tins place presented a petition to GoncralFcriiaiidef, praying nun iu uuiuy mu vauuuuuu, wihoii, however, had no effect. ln tho evening, the merchants called on him in a body, and offered to pay $530,000 for their ransom, which amount wo aro now about raising by subscription. From llio Mcrcantllo Advertiser. CAPTURE OF SANTA ANNA CON FIRMED. Through Mr Castor by tho Philadelphia Pilot Line, wo havo received from our at- tcntivo correspondent, tho editor of the Philadelphia Gazette, New Orleans nancrs of the 9th im-t. confirming Iho capturo of uaM'HA aMMa n...l .).,. I. r rriT La mi .1", UtIU UVUUI U ULjl?l. COS. I-'rom llic N. Orleans line American, May 9. Texas. Col. A. Houston of tho Texas army lias arrived By tuo uaspian, and re ports the following olhcial list of tho pris oners nnd tho killed ond wounded in the late giorious battle : banla Anna had oirurcd tho followincr terms, which Although not officially con fir mcd, is supported by a great number of private letlors from orhcers of the nrmy : to acknowledge the independence uf Tex as, pay the expenses of thu war, order his army to lay down their nrms, and remain a hostngo until tho treaty was fulfilled. N. 15. Gen Houston has givnn orders that in caso any indications of a hostile nature woro manifested by tin Mexicans, immediately to execute Santa Anna and all his officers. Killed. Gen Castrillon, Cols. Batrcc, Mora, Trevino Don Jos Maria Romero, Lt. Cols Manuel Aguirro, Castillo, Gen Coss and many others supposed to bo kil led, but not yet found. Prisoners. Gen Antonio Dopcz do San ta Anna, Cols. Almonte aid do camp, Cos pedes, of Guorrorn Daltulliou, Drtngas, aid to Sta Ana, Portilla do la Pcdrcguira, do do do, Valientc, Lt Cols Felipe Romero, wounded, aid to Sta Ana, Arcos, Lncnc, Muglca, Don Ramon Curo, Pr. Sec to Sla Ana, 5 captains nud 12 lieutenant?. FLORIDA. Important from the Soulti More Indian Hostilities--The Creeks in motion Fifty Families Murdered. From the Charles ton Patriot of Saturday afternoon, May 1-1 Col. White, Delcgato in Congress from Florida, arrived hero last night fiom Au custa, having seen and conversed with the passengers who arrived at a lalo hour the night before from Columbus. Thero is no longer a doubt of a general Creek war. Fifty families have boon murdered, and 2000 people fled to Columbus for protcc lion ! Thostnto of that frontier is most disas trous. There nro not 500 ellectivc men between the Creek and Seniinoles lincs.and all Florida will be devastated, if the Gov ernors of South Carolina and Georgia do not send mounted men to tho Florida lino and to Tallahassee. The Seminoles aro advancing on Tallahassee. The Creeks will be forced upon it. Gon. Scott is in "summer quarters." Col. White has sent on express to Gon Scott, and made an appeal to the Govern ors ol faoulli Carolina and Uoorgia, to send mounted men to Tallahassee and tho Flor ida line, to save middle Florida from rob bery and murder in this disgraceful Indian and Seminole war. A marginal note on the Tallahassee Flo ridian of tho 7th May, states that " Saint Marks was attacked last night. Tho In dians were repulsed. Wo iuffiircd no loss; they will doubtless make another attempt in a day or two. Thoro is not an U. S. soldier within the distance uf 120 miles. There i? 3,000,000 of property in this city, and for the protection of which wc cannot possibly raiso moro than two hundred men. Something must be done, and quickly too, or otherwise this countiy will bo irrctriev ably lost." Tho Governor sent a messenger this morning to Apalachicola to charter a steam boat which will proceed to the Withlacoo1 chio to attempt the relief of Copt. Hod man's company, stationed on the banks of this river. They wore loft thero on tho 5th of April, and nothing has been heard of them since. They were strongly posted in a block house, and there aro some hopes that they have maintained their position. The steamboat will touch at St Marks, to receive men and arms for tho expedition. From Hudson's (.V. V".)A"c ios Room BeoKs, Extract of a letter dated Coi.uwnus.Ga. May II, 1030 : "Dear Sir ; The excite ment here on the subject of tho Creek war, exceeds any thing I havo ever met with. Proceeding from Columbus cn Mouday. to.vard tho Creek nation, I was surprised to find the roads in nil directions blocked up with carriages, horses, mules, men, women and children, flying in tho utmost terror nnd consternation, for saloly from tho Indians. The men woro all armed some with muskets, others with pistols and cutlasses ; and, in fact, all descriptions of weapons wero put in requisition. Iho streets are lined on cither hand with the poor inhabitants, who are lighting their Dutch firc., and preparing to take a hasty meal. Wo arc in the hotel eight in a room; and without, the troops arc muster ing on every hand, and inarching to their destined quarters. Though thoro are many reports in circulation, you must not believe one-fourth of what you hear. It is true the Indians arc rising, and somo 20 persons havo been killed. The chiefs dcclaro they can no longer control tho warriors, and ad visa tho whiles lo leave tho nilion, which they aro doing with the utmost precipita tion, leaving their property behind llicm to the mercy of iho savago foe, who aro de stroying every thing within thoir roach. Many of tho Indians aro alarmed and fright ened, but for iho most part they nro detor. mined tu retrieve their lands or'dio. I do not believe they will attempt to burn the town. !2th. Col. Crowed has loft for Wash ington. 5000 persons have passed through, tho town. 1 Washinoton, May 10. Tho intelligence from Texas has produ ced a deep sensation in Congress. The southern members, in particular, seem to esteem it as a triumph nnd an acquisition, on thoir part. In tho debate in tho House, to day, whorcin this subject was alluded to, many of tho southern members went so far ns to hail Texas as a southern state, and to claim for it tho countcnanco and support and prolectiun of tho federal government, preparatory to its admission into tho Union. Mr. Wiso and Mr Calhoun, of Kentucky, talked nbout the sad and gloomy expression which tho intclligonco had spread ovor tho countenances of tho northern! members, and tho gratification which it olTorded lo thoso from tho South. They said Texas was bono of their bone, and ficsh of their flesh, and the slavcholding interest of the South must possess it and unite with it. lu rcnlv to these gentlemen, only ono member seemed to toko a correct view of tho matter. Mr Vanderpoel said that it was too early to debate tho question of tho admission of Texas into tho Union ; but when it did como up for deliberation, ho should not oppose it on the ground that it would become a slavoholdins stale. Ho believed that its acquisition would havo tho ctlect to circumscribe instead ot extending tho slave region ; nnd that its first results would be to add Maryland and Virginia and INorlh Carolina lo iho list ol non slavchold ing states. The Wat. Department. A commu nication signed A. 1)., in another column, arraigns Secretary Cass in terms less measured in somo instances, than wo ap provo. but, as wc apprehend, with substan tial accuracy of neglect of duty, and dis reaard of tho rights nnd interests of tho army. Our observation has satisfied us that those observations are not unfounded, wc have on more than ono occasion felt it incumbent upon us to press upon Congress on inquiry into tho conduct ol the war do partment in reference to tho Florida cam paign, and every day adds to our convic tion that such an inquiry is duo to tho ua tion to tho memory of tho slaughtered Dade and his companions, nud to the wan dorins survivors of the families, chased with tiro and the tomahawk from tho homes, which their country s power, properly di reeled, should and have mado secure ond peaceful. American. Mon at LocKroivr. While Mr. Weld was lecturing on slavery in Lockport, mob was raised, came into tho church in broad daylight, took possession, interrupted tho meeting', trampled on the rights of those who wore assembled to hear tho lecture appointed their own chairman, nnd passed resolutions to suit themselves. Tho aboli tianists in iho mean time quietly kept their scats. Alter tho mot retired, an Anil slavery society was formed, tho members of which amounted to four hundred and July. This is the way to torward the causo ot abolition. The lirst Judge and blicrm of iho county wero among tho leaders of tho mob. What did theso men do with their oath of office ? Buffalo Spec. Tho St. Louis Republican, of May says, -'The Mississippi is now higher than it lias been lor -several years. -Wo under stand, that a creator portion of Mariun city is submerged. Fears arc entertained that the samo fitto will attend different lowti3 and points on tho lower Mississipi The Memphis Enquirer of tho 20th, be foro tho commencement of the flood above says .- "Tho Mississippi is now Iiinfior than it has been for several years, nnd is rapidly swelling, r ears aro entertained ot an uu yjsual overflowing of its waters. Specula tors in mi.ansna innu win suoruy nave to uso a ten foot polo to find their lands." "Can you tell mo where Mr Smith lives Mister?" "famith Smithwhat Smith there arc a good many ot that name in these parts; my natno is Smilh." "Why I don l Know ni3 loiher name but he s sour and crabbed sort ofa fellow, anil they can turn urab smith." "Uh Ihc d 1 'sposc I'm tho man." NonLE GAME TAKEN ALIVE. On TIllUS day last, as Capt. Luce, of tho sloop Ncp tune, was crossing Huzzard's Hay, on his way from this place to Holmes Hole, he fell in with a noblo deer, swimming on tho highest pitch of his speed for Nashaun from which ho was then about three miles distant. Capt Luco succeeded in making tho animal a passenger to tho Vineyard where he now has him secure and in health It is supposed that the Deer attempted to cross from iho mainland to tlio Island of Nashaun. A'cio Bedford Gaz. Atlantic Silk Company, Tho followin is on extract of a letter from Win. II Goodeer, Esq. of Nantucket, to tho editor of tho New England Fanner : "Wo shall commence manufacturing eilk goods in two or three weeks. Wo shall havuone invoico of Naples silk on hand, wo ore daily expecting an invoice Irom Smyr no, and havo also orders tor a largo amount which will arrive in this country in July or August next. Wo have had a pieco of handkerchiefs sent us from iho Spitalsfields weavers, nnd wo trust before long lo have the plcasuro of exhibiting it in Huston with a picco of JVantucket, made from precisely tlio came stocK. in the mean time indmd uals have commenced setting trees on their own account. I shall put on my farm this sunn? about eighteen thousand trees, in eluding about twenty five hundred of tbo .Morns Multicauhs. My mend, a. 1) Truck, will set as many more. Wo have no doubt at all of tho success of the Morus Mullicaulis.but wo havo found it impossible to procure them at nny price. As many of our whito mulberries aro small, our present intention is to engraft them another year. Female Inhustrv. The following facts aro not only creditable lo tho female nidus try of the country, but conclusively prove that female labor, when judiciously applied, receives its full reward. Last tummcr, a venerable matron of Franklin county, Pn.. Eoventy six years of nge, with tho nid of a girl, in five weeks, mado and sold silk to the amount of gGO, besides attending to the ordinary duties of her houiehold. Two young ladies in Iho samo county, in about six wcoks mado silk sufficient fur four hun dred Ekcins uf sewing bilk, which ut live cents n okoin, amounted to g.!u. incro nrn n row nir in t ho town of Hebron in tins state, eight whito mulberry trees from ten tni wB vo venra o u, irom which sins wna mudo the last summer by two young ladies of Mansfield. They spent fivo or six weeks Hebron, and, nlicr pnying nil expenses of board &c. carried homo jO- Another young lady in Mansfield mado silk tho Inst summer at tho halves. Sho mado nnd reeled in ntno week twenty pounds, worth at least 1 GO a pound. By this it will bo scon that her sharo amounted to $15, and that sho received 5 a wecK lor tier lauor. Silk Culturist. CoMMENCINO OPERATION?. TIlO NOW York Evening Star says, "The Cholsea county, (Pa.) Silk Company have bought twelvo acres ot tne luauaci: esiaie, com menced ploughing the same, and will in a few days have 1000 mulberry trees of sev eral years growth planted. Tho Chinees mulberry is also to bo planted.1' Other companies are commencingoperations with spirit, and tlio traveller will soon nave ino pleasure of seeing mulberry plantations in all parts of tha country. Maiiket ron Cocoons. The Now Eng land Silk Company Huston, ofi'or to pur chnso cocoons at tho highest market rate, and to contract for their purchase to any amount. It is probable tho quantity of cocoons which will be mado tho coming season, will exceed that of any former year by at least fifty per cent, and thu femanil win, no uoubl, uo ten lolil greater man has ever been Known in this country. This will also continue to be tho case for the next quarter ofa century. lb. American Tract Smeli. Tho eleventh annual meeting of this Society was attend ed by a crowded audience, on Wednesday, at ten A. M. in Iho Drond way Tabernacle, V. S. Wilder, Esq. President, in the Chair. From tho report it appeared that tho receipts for tho year ending April 5th wore 103,000 bmng 12,000 more than the previous year. Of tho receipts $47,573 were tor publications soul, su,w dona Hons. The 535,000 lor PaL'an lands had nil been received and paid over. The num. bcr of volumes printed was 217,972, beint 141,000 more than in tho previous yoar.aud tha number ot smaller tracts, -1 303,000. Tho whole number uf tracts, and volum printed and circulated since the (urination of tho Society is 43,047,590. iho meeting continued tour hours, and was addrcs-cd by Rev. Mr. Galusha of Rochester, Rov. Dr. Spring of this city Rev. Edwin Hall, of Norwalk, Conn. Rev Win. S. Plummer, of Virginia ; Rov. Dr Tyng of Philadelphia; Rev. John C. Hrown ol bt. Petersburg!!, llussia; and lic. G II. Hethuno, of Philadelphia. In the course ot the meetings, an inter csting relic, the chair occupied by the "D.ii ryman's Daughter," (Elizabeth Walbridge of the Isle of Wight,) was exhibited to the audience. It has been recently brought to this country, nccompaniod with certificate of its identity 1mm surviving relatives the deceased. JV". Y. Observer. of American Home .Wissionrtru Socielu. Th tenth annual meeting of th'n Suciely war held in tlio Tabernacle on Wednesday ovo ning, thu Hon. S. Van Renssolner.Presideni of the Society, in tho chair. Tho receipts for tho year, including n balance of 3,415 in tho treasury at tho commencement, and a legacy of 12.000 dullars from tho late Joseph Burr of Vermont, amount to t5 1 07, 039. The expenditures have been i'Ji 103 leaving a balance in Iho trca-ury of gl4, 930. The progress of the Society, as tested by its receipts, has been ns tollnuv : Fir.- year, glU,130 7(5 ; second, gjo 033 711 third, $26.997 31 ; fourth. 13,929 41 fifth, 13,12173: sixth, 19,422 12;eev enlh, 00,G27 17; eighth, 73,911 44 ninth, tIfiti,liG3 22; tenth, lOI,5G5 15. The number ol Missionaries under thu care of the Society during the year has been 7u3in this country, and 1 7 in France; total u). ui tuo oj in tins country, S7j. arc selllcu pastors, or staled supplies in single congregations, 132 extend their labors to two or three congregations, and forty six including agents, nro employed in larger fields. Tlio amount of ministerial labor performed under the commissions of this so ciety tho past year, is equal to 5 13 years of an individual. Tho meeting wa? addressed by the Rev Dr. Humphrey, President of Amherst Col lego; Rov. Dr. Skinner nf this city; Rev, Dr. Codman ; Rev. Professor Sclmiucker of Uettsburg Lutheran Theological Semi nary ; and Rov. Flavel S. Minos, lb. American Bible Society. The American liiblo bocioly celebrated its twentieth nn niversary on Thursday inornin', at 10 I A. M. at the Tabernacle, which wus occn pied in ovory part by an audience of about four thousand people. Tho President of tho Society, John Coiton Smith being d tamed at homo by domestic affliction, th Chair was taken by John Bolton, Esq. first Vice President. Tho Rev. Dr. Sharpo of uosion rcau me jjiii uuapicr ot Isaiah. written address from the President nf the Society was read by tho Rev. Dr. Milnor one ol tho Secretaries. Thu Treasurer Report was then read by John Nitchie, Esq I rcasuror, from whinh it appeared that the total receipts of the Society during tho year amounted, in addition to a balance of A12. 277, to 101,890, and its expenditures lo $iu,uiu: leaving a balance in the Trcas ury oro,2G5 dollars. Iho manager's report, an abstract of which will bo found in another part of our paper, was rcau by the Kev. Mr. Brigham ono ol tho Secretaries : afior which tlm i'nl lowing gentleman addressed the meeting His Excellency, R, P. Dunlap, of Maine Rev. Mr. Elroy, of Ohio ; Rev. Mr. Atkin son of Virginia ; Rev. Mr. Hodgson of New York; Rev, Mr. Reid of Bombay : Rev Mr. Brown ofSt. Petersburg)!, Russia, and Ilnu. nr. Rt.-innnr nP V.,,. V.l. II. A oTniKE. The laborers in this city struck yesterday for higher wages. Tlio work on tho public buildings, and on tho numerous privato buildings erecting in this city, was ol courso suspended. Wo un derstand that tho wages of laborers was increased last week from 7 lj 11 shillings per day. They now demand 9 shillings. Wo nlso understand that several porsons, unwilling to be thrown out of employment, were nevertheless compelled to desist from work, owing to the threats of others en gaged in this combination. Alb. Argus. Lyman &c Cole, I AVE received thoir Summer Goods, comprising a very extensive assort ment ofcallicoes, n great variety of figuro stylo and fabric from 12 to 02 els per yard; cambrics, plain, check nnd plaid; mull and swiss muslins ; cross bar'd plnid and bird?, cyo do. gingham?, checks, plaids &c. hos iory, embroidered open worK. nnu plain siik cotton do. Gloves, silk, kid, linen and Her lin ; Suspended, India rubber, web and nit ; a ironernl assortment of bilks, inclui linrf rich, heavy, plain, black, bluo black. ixto do Swiss, gro de Rhine nud other silks; . .1 . 1 I " I- 1. - I. .!L1 . rich ng u uiuo oiacit uo. ucn riooons ia match; rich col'd gro do Naples, plain, fig'd nnd plaid: mix'd silk Carnblets and Pongee; bluo black and printed Slmllys very rich ; black greon and brown French Bombazine; Taffeta' garniture, nnd cap ribbons; linen sheeting 4-1 to 10.4 wide; Irish linen; brown nnd black linen; table spreads, menu and brown; birds eye napkins, linen damask; Russia Diaper and crash; Hamilton stripe, mixture nnd roucn Onssimcrc; bed lick, double and single width ; cotton drilling, brown and bleach'd ; cotton sheeting and shirting do. carpeting, floor chillis and flan nels; knitting cotton and thread. Gentlemen will find a great variety of Summer Cloths, including black, brown, and suvctal shades of green Brochella, Prmccttn, Emminottc, London trimmer cloths, tfc. whito and brown linen drilling. ' Broadcloths, black, blue, greon and limey colors; checkd. pl.ud nnd lancy striped dp. Hunvy black ami blue blacl. Mlk Vi'IvhI lor vesting; whito Mersails, fancy do. fig'd silk anil other vesting. Pedlars will find a largo assortment of low prie'd callicns; spool, skein anil pound thread. Ono entire case of coat, vest ond pantaloon buttons. Hooks and eyes, sus penders &c. uurltnglon. May iiii. Tho Cheapest Cash Store, NEARLY opposite S. E. Howards, nnd ono door north of Lemuel Curl la & Co, JOHN ACHO I T, of tho l.ilo linns of Abbotl, Wood Co. nnd Wood & Abbott, is now lei'eivtn from New York an cxlniiivo smoilinent of GOODS fiiiuble for t lie season, which he offers nt n email nlv.incc Irom Ihc cost ; amonj which nro superior hi. ic!(, blue, violet nnd invisible! Green Uroadclollit; i ilibM, strip'd nnd pl.iin C.H'imcrej ; silk Velvet ; bl.ick Satin; 0.udiiu;r nnd Meraails Vesting, cry superior ; u choice selection of worsted l.uien and Coiton (jooiIj, lor genllcmens' unci boys summer; Irish Linen unit Lawn ; linen Diaper; lubla Linen; Mcrs.tils toilet Spreads ; crash linen and cotton s.inn'j jicoiielt Cambric, coided Skirls; furiiituro Dimllv and fringo figM nnd il.iiu Scurfs ; Mull, lino nl.iid nnd nUIn Jiconctt and Ilook Muslin; fino linen lldkfs. and Cambrics ; I'roicli Muslins; and liqlu, plaid, light fancy, l-'icncli.r.iv,'. anJ American IVints ; dark nnd light furniture i 1'iiuls, l-'iench and Ameiican; plaid nml slripe Gingh im; bleacli'd nnd brown Slieclin? und .Shining': 1'ongecs, fino French and IZng. Uomtu. zines; silk Velvet : black nnd white silk Hosiery and Gloves; fine coiton, worsted, merino nml linen jents', ladies' an I clnlJiens Hosiery nnd Gloves; also. i largo nssoitmtiu of gent's and ladies' horso und goat skin Gloves ; L lilies' nml Misses India Rubber Aprons of superior si.e ami quality ; silk anil French Gingham; gem's fino plm, lined ami bound summer Hals; ladies diwn and manilla grass Sleeves; Umbrellas, Parasols; gimp ihread uml blonl Edgings; L ire;Quili ,g ami Inserting: wiiito and fig'd I'ongpc: ll.indannas und fancy silk Hdkfs. fancy, plaid and Italian silk Cravats; sewing silk, chally, Tibet ami merino Shawls; a rich assortment often ing, pUidaml fmcy silk Hilkfs ; also a va. tieiyof I'lnich noiked laco and muslin Collars ; green, black nnd uliile blond gauze Vale ; Silks: blk. Gio do Sivhs. Italian nud Floientine; col'd Florence: black, blue, green, purplo, plaid and claiet Gro da Naples : black, blue black, lead, cinnamon, maioou nud gieea I'mil de Sole ; figM, uliile, pink und walcied Satin : green. India, blk. Florentine nnd Surge: black, bine, pink, green and uhiio Crape-; Veltet, Gauze, figM Gm de .V,ip , plaid, col'd and blk TalTi.: libbous, fancy, pi ,id, H.ileied an I s iliu bell Kibbuiis, l.ijies travelling Ijaskets, iiipi in i Uags and satchels, I Wan imita tion, cup and coil.igociown, ,'aco aad l-'iciich Tus can. Aiso a variely of .Hisses lionnets, GnOCBllWS-Suji, Moires, Teas ofall kinds, first quality Coffee, Chocolate, Salralns, Ginger, Cinnamon, Spices, col'd speim Candles, lamp Oil. Stc, &c. The subset iber, grateful In his friends and llio public for their patronage hitherto, would now so licit the continuance of il, pioinising liij best exer tions lo give entire satisfaction. Burlington, Muyil, 1S0G. EN TE LIT AI N MEN T. CjTlin subscriber respectfully V informs his friends nnd the public that he has taken tlio house on the corner of Church and College streets, formerly occupied by S' Wainwright, and will uso his best en deavors to rentier il acceptablu as well to tho traveller and man of business, as to those who want board in a central nnd business part of tho town. Tho outbuild, ings connected with this establishment arc well arranged, and in good repair and the undersigned hopes, by prompt nud oare milted personal attention, to secure lo it tlio amount of patronage which its location ought to command. Connected with this oitablisliment the subscriber will also keep a choice selection of Groceries Teas, Sugars, Spices, Fish, Fruit, Confectionary, SC which will bo sold at tho lowest prices. JBItEMlAII I'OTTEIt. Burlington, May s7, 1830. N. II, All persons having un-rltled accounts with the subscriber, cninected with his former tu siiiess, nro earnestly tequesled to call mid adjust Short settlements miko long friends, ns 1'oor Itichard says. J. 1. GROCERIES. PjTUIFi subscribers havo received during ihc pa-it week a frci-h supply o f Hyson, Imperial, Ilohea, Hyson Skin and Young Hyson Teas; Cofi't-, brown and loafSugnrs. Pepper,-Spice, Ginger Cloves Casia &c, which will be sold on tho beet terms. Lemuel, Curtis & Co. May 27 103G. PRINTS. A beautiful assortment of 4 4 French Cambric Prints of iho most desirable stylo, aUo French muslins Jackonctts &c. 10 Cases comprising Dover, Merrimack and English Prints, for sale low by the pieco by Lemuee Cuiitis & Co. May 20, 183S. WE are now opening a lot ol Goods far surpassing any former purchases. Any articles which wu wero out of nnd which could bo obtained : wo have bought. Variety Shop l ANGD0HN & UlUNSUAlO. Burlington, May 57, 1030,

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