Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, February 23, 1838, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated February 23, 1838 Page 2
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milt'MP 11s W fTTll W (Hi W 1 J V It I I) A Y MOItNl NO. I'BIIIMJAUY, 23. ' p OoMiiuw. On the lOlli ntiil 17th, the Houro wn engaged on iho neutrality bill from tin' S-Mialo. Official despatches from the western frontier, niinoiincing 1 lie re assembling of a largo armed forco within our border, bad been received nt Washing, ton, and of course produced considerable senFotion. Mr. Whitllosy declared In inlcnlinn to put aside nil oilier business until this subject was ncted upon. Mr. M'Kini said he should consider its further postponement as involving I le question of pence or war with Great Biitain our na tional clmrncter ileum tided action. The bill wns denounced in tho most unmeasured terms, by the gentlemen from tho frontier, nnd by finu olliers. Mr. Fillamnro of Bufl'dlo. nnd Mr. Smith of Maine, evinced the most Z"l. nnd dealt in the strongest epithets. The former said it was more odious than the Alien and Sedition la'-s; whilo the latter pronounced it execrable. Tho powers granted by it, to the Uxocutive arc overwhelming, extending, in effect, to an authority to disarm the citizens of n district, where dauber was to be apprehend cd of their interference with a foreign State. A letter of the 17th Fays "It wa thought yesterday, that the question would bo finally disposed of to day; but from the present aspect of tho dismission, I shall be greatly mistaken if it does not occupy the House until Tuesday or Wednesday, unless thev resort to a night Session. The bill as it came from the Senate, cannot pass. To what extent it will be altered or amen ded, 1 am unublo to jude. At, the moment of adjournment (four o'clock) a letter under dato of the tub of February, from General Brady, and anoth er from Gov. Mason, of Michigan, ilatcii the llth, were read. They were brought to Washington by express. The letter of Gen. Brady stales, that a large body of men, in detached pnrtics, were near Mnnroc, on the river Raisin, about thirty five miles from Detroit, with the design, as was sup posed, of entering Canada in hostile array. The day fixed upon according to rumor, is the 22d inst. These letters slate, that under existing laws, there is no means of preventing this invasion ofthe British tcr ritory, and therefore urge upon tho Prcsi. dent, and through him upon Congress, the necessity of nn immediate passage of the bill now pending beforn the House. The sub-treasury bili was still under dis cutsion in the Senate. Mr. Tipton spoke in opposition to the bill on Saturday, anil Mr. Clay had the flair fur Monday. The Madisouian says, that should it pass the Senate which is very doubtful it will he tbfeated in the II ittso by from fifteen to twentv votes. r O It H I (J K. The Intest foreign advices inform us that Henry Harding hns been appointed mili tary commander of l he forces in Canada, and that the ministry were acting with great vigor m reinforcing thu army in the Canadiuu Provinces. It is staled in the London Observer of Dec. 31, that minister had under coiisideiation the propriety of Tocomincnding tn Parliament, immediately after the re assembling of the two Houses anincreasein both tho army and navy the former to the amount of 15 or 20.000 men. nnd tho hitter from 5 to 10,000. One of tho reasons assigned for this measure, in addition to the unsettled state of the Canada?, is the the unfriendly tone ofthe message of tho President of the United States, upon the boundary question. The London Tunes enumerates the regiments now under sailing orders for Halifax, amounting to near six thousand rank and and file. Sir Francis Head has arrived nt New York, on hi way home. His successor, Sir George Arthur, is to have the local rank of Major General in tho Cnnadas. Ho arrived ai Halifax on tho 30th ult. Sir John Colburn was sworn in ns Gov. crnor of Lower Canada on the I3tli inst. Fro:i -run Wi:st. As wc hnvo all along uspeclcd, there is more trouble brewing by the Canada Patriot?. Tho Western moil yesterday brought intelligence that tho scattered Navy Islanders wero couccti. trating near Detroit, where several linn ilreds as was supposed, fur their numbers or precise whereabouts appear not to have been clearly understood wero collected on tho lOlli inst, and wero Mipposod to be awaiting the appearance of a commander in chief. Diiticombe and Sutherland were among them, but Ptill tho master-spirit appeared to bo wanting. Gen. Rrudy, of the U. S. Army, whn a few days before had thought it unnecessary to call tho militia into service, believing the patriut ardor completely quelled, and .the tranquility of the frontier permanently established, has called upon Governor Ma. son for tix cotnpenics of troops with ihe necessary officers, stating that from infor mation just received, ho is convinced the neutrality of tho frontier cannot bo pre 1' Forvcil williout additional troops. Tlic .-,... ,.f n. 11 ...n. ,.W com. ,(M wjj, ,y Gov. Mason. Thi! Buffalo Journal of Friday Inst, con tains thu following extract of n letter from a person who holds tho oflice of quarter master in the patriot nriny. to a gentleman in Buffalo, it is dated Cunningham's lslatiJ, Feb. 10: "I am now stationed on Cunningham' Nlntid, iibnnt 15 miles north-west of San dusky City. I left thu hitter place day In' font yesterday, nnd went icross on the ice to tlio Peninsular, or rather to Point Peninsular, nnd arrived at Cunningham's Islo the eamu day. I have just received my regimental order to leave hero io ll'.u morning, and procure quarter for nboMt onu half of tho nrmy nl Port Clinton remain there until tho llth. 0 o'clock. P. M.. nnd then push forward to Toledo, (.ih;o, nnd by the last order I thiol: wo sbn',1 ir,) on to Detroit nnd join in with the ncbignn anil Southern troops. I have understood bv good authority thero must i 'lie n large number ol men in Michigan. ready to do something tor the causo, Ait Ihoynrc wailing for is a leader or com manding chief." The Bnfl'ilo Star, of Friday says: "In refutation of the numerous rumors about Duncomuu, wo arc assured, by the Detroit Morning Post, that ho is Fufe, either in or titer Detroit, having escaped from the midst of his enemies, by disguising himself in feuinlo apparel. In consequence of a report that Gen. Van Itensselner was in the neighborhood of Wnterlowu superintending a military expedition against Canada, tho editor of the .It ffersonian addressed an inquiry to Mr. M'Konzio, who then happened to be in that neighborhood. His reply was, "these rumors must he untrue. All connection, military or political, between Gen Van. llenssc.'ncr and the Canadians now sojourn ing on this frontier has entirely ceased, nt his own personal request , and without the most distant intention, on cither side, to renew it hereafter." FROM FLORIDA. Savannah, Feb. 7. By the arrival of the steamer Camden, Capt. Mills, from St. Augustine, wc learn that a battle was fought on the 2-1' h ult. on the Lache Ilatchee, (Locho llatchcc) in which tho Indians were defeated, though with the loss on the part of our troops, of nine killed, anil thirty wounded. Gen. Jesup is among tho wounded, having received a severe flesh wound, said to have been in the fucc. Nothing is said of the loss of the enemy, though supposed to have been great. Many cattle, ponies, and hogs, Willi other prop erty, were taken by our troops. St. Augustine, Feb. 3. Tho substance of a letter received by a gentleman from an officer at Fort Pierce, dated the 29ih of January, 1 says "Jesup has had a fight with tho Indians. The Tennesseans generally behaved well." The number of the Indians considerably outre than has been supposed. The Indians , . c i i (Til iiii; i pi ii in in nn i in iiii ii- inns tn in- iic nm i 1 1- loss very .rifling, ns far as has been ascer- , (i()ni nf $. ,', ,, ,, vv ,.. lh(! lamed; their provisions, cattle and nmmu 1 ((.,,iion ..I u mlic-i uU million time, tin; union. ncerlnined to be plenty. "They , ); iiliin il.iiiity utile iu inctt all of im lulnluius. never have fought on fair terms ; in every) Yuurs Respectfully, 15. HsjiC, fiiiht except Capt. Powell's, ihey have had the nilvaniage of ground. There they had The only item ol" interest in the doings it in number?, but came out into open LfCongre.-s the past week, is the nrraHMi grounil. Jesup fought across a creek, and I . r ,, ..0 . ... , after the action ! uW.-rcil that Ins force ! mcnl "f 1,10 &'-v 1,1 Washington" for wa Mifiicieut to have surrounded their charging a member of Congress with bar position, winch from the information I have vcring his official influence for n compensa- ri'criveu, cuuinii tuvi-i uiury iiiuo ico iiures of ground. They bad hole morticed in tho trees, pickets sot up, nnd palinetoes set up so as lo cover I hem nnd form bliniH, mil hnd cleared awnv trie hammock on llir tde Jeup attacked lliem; which exposed Ins men altogether, without their seeing the enemy. Another letter from nil officer to a gen 'man here dated at the same place, 1st Peb., says : "The southern express of this evening brings important news from the nrmy. tieu. .le-up lias had a hard battle Willi the Indian', he tumpleielv routed them. He was severely wounded in lite action in the lace, hut still commands, ami t-i in full pur ml of tho eneinv, who have fled South. Ilehiid 7kiU-d on the field and 3J wounded. 1 of whom an; since dend. It is reported Unit Wild Cat h badly wounded. The battle wns fought on the I.a-e!:o ha-bce. This war must soon ho ended now." l-'nr lie Pico I'iom, We cut the following from the Vermont Patriot. Dl'.ATll or Oscnr.A. "This relelnnled Imli.iii lilfl' di(d hi I'm I Mould re , mi die ."Odi nil., nl'iin lO'i-climi nf ill" Wc :no ei inns in in ill it ilm Ii il'miti-ts Hiii'ly l.iini'iit tin: ninimcl l''i.iitnie nl do o.o Ii ii i. in riot I ilie umild Ii no 0111 Mil IIP III I NK llil tlio lll.ll'li IMt.lloiJIII! nf Iih rolil.liliiiMli'il in if.irns nf lii'lpli-rs women nnd ilnl- lien, uo nipii(i'. 1 )uitln 1i-i-h tin- ulmle ulnij will no inln inuiiiniii,' .mil ni'.ii ci,iii in liiniui' diu ineiiini) of llieir ilepaili i! fiieiid and all) I" Ah hough we were prepared for almost nnylhing from the ndniinidrntion papers yet we copfess that we felt uo little surprise at meeting with fiicIi remarks as tho above, in any paper thnt pretended tn retpccl the fccliugu of common hniuauhy, and lhn:-c sacred institutions which have their foun dation in the nature of man. The Pres. of the United Slates calh itself the most free nnd enlighicd on earth : nnd an indi vidual of that free ami enlightened press it utterly astonished at the idea of regretting the death of a high eouIciI chief! Tho Vermont Patriot, a supporter of tho present udmiuinlrutiou, thinks it absolutely neces sary, for fear of being understood in jest, to assure its readers that it is serious, in de claring that tho federalists arc sorry for tho death of a crusJitd and captive enemy! The Whigs havo been accused of inonopo- liziug all the decency of tho country, can the Van Burcn party plead guilty to a charge of monopolizing all tho humanity? They need not fear, they will never meet un acci'.sur. Oceola's was a soul which demanded, by its infinite superiority, tho reverence of bucIi a creoturo as General Jesup. His greatest, his fatal errnr conflicted in repo sing confidence in the faith or in the honesty of Jesup. lie was deluded into tho b9lief that this United States officer had some regard for his word or for tho honor of his country. By this trust lie was uoiraycu and made a captive. A flig of truce was violated to capture a solitary Indian chief, fighting in the cause of Nature nnd of justice. And the act was eauctiuncn oy i he government of tho United States. Tho charge has even been made, nm! si ill remains undenicd, that ii was even surest cd by that government. He (alls a victim to tho villainous instrumentality (and who shall say it was not direct?) of his captors; and tho Van Burcn papers of the country are surprised that the whigs should feel the least sorrow for his untimely cud. They without doubt arc exceedingly re joiced that ho is removed at uny rale, and by whatever means. They see no reason whv he may not as Well bo captured by i injury to the public, as they create n need- treachery as by an honorable struggle '. .rm or, ravages of a disease, J ill w,'ich the enlightened part of community their purpose is equally effected whether j .muv j, r0(U,.r, harmless by vaccinatum. he die by roisoN, an untimely death, or but which is still o terror to the ignorant, whether he meet his fate on the field of, 'bob-nonte nnd thesuperstilious. JFoori battle, fighting in defence of his household I u gods and his father's graves. Diut.nce ok the Westeun Frontier. This may be very well: it may be From a communication from Quarter Ma3 otic: but it is not christian : and wc very (tor General Cross to tho Secretary of much doubt the patriotism of that individ-j War, which among other important docu- ual or of that party, who wish future na tions to point to the pngo of our History and say, that the United Slates of Ameri ca, the greatest and most glorious republic on earth, violated ajla of truce, poisoned their cAi-nvE, and GLORIHD IN THE DEED. Mr. Johnston's resolution instructing the Pennsylvania Senators in Congress to vote for a postponement of the Sub-Treasury Bill until the next session, paascd the House of Representatives after a warm debate, by a majority of two votes-yeas 51, nays 49. Senate, 15 to 12. Thomas W. Gibb, Esq, of Hinesburgh, has politely furnished us with the following letter from the President of the American Bank, Boston, in reply to sorao inquiries on the subject. The information may be of some importance to bill holders. American Bank, Rosion. fell. 12, 1S3S. t IS. J c... v.... (..... .1... O.I. Tl.. ' Ameiiciin l!.iiil,owiiis iii soiui'iiiifmiini.oi! oiiciiiii-1 lam'Ds, wh olili"i'il I u paiMu in Us ion nil the 2(iili uf J.itm.u y 1 .1 -1 . h iinini'ili.ilely I'miiini'ii- lion. Ho was however discharged on dis-clo.-tng the fact that the member belonged to the other house, the Senate. The indi vidual alluded to, is Mr. Senator Iluggles, of Maine, who has since published in the Globe a statement of the transaction on winch the charge is founded, Mr. Ituggies says that he was employed professionally lo draw up a specification for a patent luck, for n man named June, of New Jersey, for which ho was to receive a compensation. Jones aficrwards a'tcmptcd to get a con tract with the Postmaster General, for the supply of his loek-i for the mail bags, and prctcnih lint Ituggies encouraged him to believe that his influence could be made useful to I: i id in facilitating the negotiation. Thi- Mr. llnsgles denies. P. S. Mr. M. I,. I) nit p:ijs th;,t Mr. Itngjlos need imt li.iie liceii u qnii k : he Ins pulled I In: u i nn,.' riling ; di. ii in-, iho Spi, did nm menu Ruuglw, iioi die Jeicxi i ulluek e.i-ej ami llui lie luciiis ijiiiiu .inoi lirr tiling. The Bowery Tneutro, New-York was destroyed by fire, for Ihe third time, on the llith inst. Loss vtry great. Wunreg'nd to lenrn from Washington. ilia1 the health of Mr. Wtb-ter, nutwiih lauding Ihu ribuldiy which hit? been lav ished upon him in the Globe, ts tolerably good. Ho will probably Mirvivo for some nine. When he fust read the attack upon him, a slight nausea, and a faun 'witching of Ihu upper lip, weru tho only rflecls, and he i- now as well as could be expected. -Philad Herald. NEW YOltlf MAIMCET. Fr.ouu Theic in no i hinge in tlio ni.ukcl flnco l.iH wctk, except llleiell., been mule il'im;', Weslcui in l.njM' iii.oililiey m.iy ,P M1 ,, S for emu i IiiiiiiiIii, Imi f ir hii.iII p.ineU, nothing lers in. in sc.j, i""1 i i'"'ly. (iliAlN. 'I he liMiiMeiinns in ulieithiie been l.iiger ill-in I I lliirf week, e fnnn J3 m 20.000 hiolieM. f.oei. liom l-IA lo IdU-ihn ,t(.; in Kel l. peili.ip 7U UUU Inlrlit-lii, Ihu i, p.niinn ol' it ivlllnlr.itvn hum Iho in.nkci, a Imiil 50110 hiii-hi!li nf iieiiii in Inn heen mill I(l 100 In W.i ceiili". Hm.ill p.uceliiof noiilierii in U2J cenis. Corn ileelini'd n lillle, i-.ile.-i m SO cent for 50 poumU. Coniiiili'iMble e.iles ofti.iilry nt $1, PuovisioNS, Iii emiirqiienco of l.irge siipplics from New Oite.ou, nnd innr being r xiii-i leil, pi i ces havo deelined. S.iles lit 10 to 1!) for ineif j nnd 12 to for prime pork, No cliango in beef, and lard quite firm, A TOUGH YARN. The following paragraph is from tlio N. York Evening Star: Pr.vrtt.KNci: in Vermont. The rnva ges of the small pox nt Wundslnck, Vt., are described in the letter of n physician to ha vt! been npalling. Tlio dead were hu ncd at night williout toll of hell or service, but few have courage to perlorm the last offices. The town is yet deserted, tho public houses shut up, and the neigh, biiuring farmers in such panic that they bolt their doors ogainsl every unfortunate Woodstock person that comes to purchase grain or provisions of them, though in both the neighborhood abounds. This is truly n sad stniu of things to exist in tho very heart of our population." This is a new edition of the Boston raw head nod bloody bones story, which we noticed two weeks ago, enlarged and im proved. If it (.Mies on improving, by the time it reaches the southern border, It will record n tnlo as horrid as Ilia reported by Mr. Cnlhn, of the Mandnn Indians, nearly all of whom are said to have" fallen victims of I he mii a 1 1 pox. UrrWill the Star do the justice to cor rect the errors of the foregoing account. Out of a population of upwards of three thousand, there have been but roun dentin of tho small pox in this town. The dtsea-e is entirely removed and none of the nlarm. supposed in the paragraph taken from the Star, ever existed hero or in Itio neighbor hood. These stories do in no harm, be eau.-o every person around us knows they , are arrant fiction". Thev are so far no incuts accompanied that officer's report to Congress, wc extract the following in rcla tion to the defence of our western frontier. The communication in question is inten ded to meet certain inquiries, which it docs in a very satisfactory manner. It is stated that the Western frontier is regarded as extending from the Red River on the south, to the Upper Mississippi on the north ; and to defend this line Gen. Cross is of opinion that it would be advisa- blo to have an exterior and interior line of posts. For the exterior line, ho thinl Fort Towson on the southern flank, and Fort Snelling on the northern, and Fort Gibson and Leavenworth (for the present.) btttween the two, and the addition of a post at the upper forks of the Des Moines river will be sufficient. It is thought that Fort Leavenworth should after a while form a pirlion of the interior line and Council Bluffs be occupied in its stead. Of these interior nnsts. the Gen. thinks there should ' be two hotwecn the Red and Arkansas rivers, four between the Arkansas and Missouri, and two between Missouri and Mississippi. They would be the auxiliary station-! for reserves and depositor of sup phes nnd also serve as a place of refuge for Ihe settlers by whom they could he defended in case of need; whilst, in time of peace they need no greater forco to oc cupy them than would he necessary to prevent them from seizure. Ho think that Pulton on Red river, Morrison's Bluff nn the Arkansas, the junction of the Osage and Grand rivers anil Loxinglon on the Missouri would answer well as depots of rupplies in the rear of these posts. In relation lo stations of reserve the He. port also says, that some one will ho suffi cient, and mentions Jefferson Barracks, near St. Louis, as a point whence in Ihe event of necessity troops might be sent, with nearly equal facility up the Mississip pi, Missouri or Arkansas rivers. It is re commended however that a minor post should be established on the Arkansas above Little Hock, that stream nut being navigable at all seasons. In treating ofthe routes ol communi cation between the several stations on iho frontier, nnd from these lo tho depots in the interior, Gen Cross is of opinion that the mihiniy road riming parallel to the frontier, from one posl to the other, being exposed lo constant attacks in case of war, is comparatively useless He says that tho communication should bo either para I lei to the frontiers or diverging from it, lo tho reserve posts with regard lo the force requisite to protect the front tor, and the border settlements and to preserve peace amiing the several Indian tribes. It U ihu General's opinion that such a thing consis tent with political expediency, 30 000 men would be no more than sutlicieul to enable the government ''tn disciiargo its duties lo its own citizens and redeem the pledge of prat oct iuii to the Indians." This number however is not recommended. A mini mum force of 7,000 men is named as indis. pensable. It appears that tho location of tho militn. ry road, has not proceeded as promptly as was anticipated A circumstance in the estimation ofthe author of the report not to be regretted, ns after a review of the matter, the government may bo induced to prefer n different course. On the whole this report is a very inter esting document and well worthy the at tention of thu public. It presents Home startling facts in iclatinn to tho policy ofl MARRIED t r ,.,Dt nt ihn In Richmond nn I no 15ih ini. !v A. B. Cooper, removing our Indians to tho west ol thc,.() Mr. ni.nm CluiTee to mis Beuey Far, .. r ..r ti!.....i i. Mississippi, a measure in the opinion ol Gen, Cross, frnught with risk and peril to ihn frontier settlements. For should the emigrating tribes alone act in concert, putting out of view t Ii lie powerful tribes of Comanche?, Osage, nnd Pawnees, they could furnish 20 000 warriors, one half of whom arc well armed with rifles furnished them by ourselves. GOV. HEAD'S VOLUNTEERS. A letter writer from Buff.ilo gives tho following amusing account of McNabb's attempt to lead on on attack upon Navy Monti. McNnbb'a attempt to take tho Island wns ludicrous enough. He ordered hi? Canadian militia into I he boats. They refused, nnd told him In send the Indians who wero paid for fighting anil liked it. and who ihey said must take tho lend. The gallant Colonel then called upon the chiefs. 'You arc brave warriors,' said he. 'Yes Indian brave love fight.' 'Well, thou! get into the bonis, nnd go over nod light tho rebels on Navy Island!' The cliieftnin.j looked at the boa's, turned their eyes upon the black-mouthed, death deal ing artillery, on ihn opposite shore listen imI lo the low. deep roar of the Cataract. and shook their bonds. 'Are yon nlnud? 'aid 1 1 1 (j Colonel. 'No send nigger he blnekcr than us he kill no uintier.' Tin; niggers said, 'Dev go any where do white man go Ins.' And so nobody tarlcil- J he linkers raved and tore, but it was of no avail. They threatened the men with instant death they ordered the ulnrs to drive them into the boats at the point ofthe bayonet, but the men dogged ly refused. Tho British Whig, printed at Kingston, U. C, contains t lie following paragraph : After a storm comes a calm. The wars nre nvor, the day of thauki-giving is past, and pence, (not plenty) has come upon the land. The ungodly bounteous are giving away all they can lay their fingers upon broad acres, golden mounted swords, and the people's rights. Gov Head and his ultra? aro mounted upon stills the latter telling the former that ho is the mo-t won derful fellow thai ever came from England, and tho firmer believing every word thai the latter tclN. The rebels nro running through the United Stales, enlisting the sympathies and pocketing tho charitable donations of brother Jonathan, who Just now looks uncomonly small. The farmers finding they can no longer expect an ex orbitant price for their produce, aro fetch, ing it tn market, and receiving less for it now than in the beginning of winter. The people of Kingston are getting rid of llieir fright, and the tremendous galloping thro' the st reels, by those fierce limning fellows-, the Frontenac light dragoons serves 'o assure all the old women how valiant and numerous nro their faithful delenders. Having now nothing to do and very little to cat, we contemplate these great doings, and bug ourselves. CAUSU OP TIIK LATE Mlt.l) WEATHEn. A lull! Canada paper say : Seen hns bcn the prevalence of warm southerly winds in consequence of the hca'ed sla'e of the folk--ncrois 'tie line, that wo have hnd bare ground for the last month. Wo are now happy to say, however, that yince Ihe excitement has cooled down, we have got. eight or ten inches of snow. Unless the merrj'irv rise with the Vermont, ers oroin. "detailing will be good hero for -ome tune. We do not helirve thai snow will lie in the Kingdom of S-vanton this winter. Wi-.ifiitT m-Sir ic WoitM-. When new ly hatched it lake.- 5 1530 silk worms to weigh nn ounce. After ihe casting of the -kin 3310 worms will unke up ihe ounce. Alter the second change 010 weigh an oiinee. In the week-pa-sing between the second nnd third ages I lie number ol'insi'cl requtred to make up the sntue weight is 1-15. During the fourth ago 35 worms weigh an ounce. When the silk worm is folly grown t-ix of them will make an ounce Thus in n lew woeks, these insects are multiplied in weight and hulk nine hundred fold. Davy Ciiookbtt had ,a wonderful mem ory, of which Col. A. whom he onco run ngntnst for Congress, lately gave the fol lowing anecdote in proof, '-When we began our elect inncoring campnigu," said Col. A. "not being able to speak very well extempore, or raiher not nl all, I wrote out a speech with great care, nod committed it lo memory. I delivered it nt three several meetings, nnd was a good deal gratified in believing it wa pretty well reci ived. I had nLvny sp'di' n first, but nt the fourth, which wa n very numerous one. Crockett proposed thnt he should take the lend. Ho accordingly mounted the si aril, nnd lo my til i or amazement, recited every word of un-speech, nnd only chnng ing. very slightly, n senience or' two, lo -tut hi own case. I have never felt more nwkard in my life. My turn to .-peak came, and my speech wa-' gone stoh ii u-eil up nnd I wns left without n word lo sny. And lo complete my mortification, the rascal was chuckling nnd laughing, as tl ho had done Ihe cleverest thing in the world." The number of sheep in the sinter pun inernted below is compiled at 12,1)07 033. ns follows : Maine, 00-2,019 i New I lump -hire. -105.170 : Vermont. 1.093.01 1 ; Mn-s nehiisetis, 373 3.J: Rhode I-lind, 1)1.010 ; Coiiiieoiiciii. 255.109; New York, 4 299, (179 i New Jersey 250 000 ; Pcnnsylva na. I 7 1 -1.6.10 ; Delaware. 150.000s Mnrvlond 275 000: Ohio, . 7 1 1.200 j Kentucky', 000 000. Virginia, 1,000 000. CLOVER SEED. S(tj0 H)s. White and Yollow Perennial Clover Seed. 1000 Iln. Red, " by Feb. 22. J. & J. II. Peck & Co. iMlTDjiiv SEEDS. f0 Jioxos Shaker Garden Seods of last years growth, bv Feb, 22. J. & J. II. Peck & Co, hulli of llinofluircli, On .Mund.iy cwning Insl by tlio Rev. Mr. Con verfi!, .Mr. Tfuil.lens rf.nvjer lo Mrs. Marion GIN more, both oT iliU village. 1) I K I) In thin imvn on Wcilned,iy mnrnlni, Mr. Caro line 1). Barlow, wife of Mr. Sidney Barlow, aged 30 jeion. In iiii lll.ign on Moniliy morning lat, Mi Ann Whitney, d.iitglitci uf t)r, Wlihney of Hinge, N. II. I It trl anil Iriicul mingy is, ilmt the lived I ho life ii iic I ilinl lint do. i ill of dm riglitrous. John Keninii, of Nm ill Hero, whilii conversing Willi lu I'liiplnynr on I tic l?ih iiut., suddenly (hop ped iImhii (lend. In ."liiflliiini, on l lie lcih inl,, of consumption, I'lon A. I'll. ijer, sun of Mr. EU Timer, lined 24 10. us. TIih we iiihlcisliind i. llio fifdi deiuli thai 11. m (jitiii 1 1 d in tlr. I'll, i) ci 'd f.oiiily of the same compl.iiiil uiilnn ,-ihuiit four years. O. II. S A XT OX J SUItOEON DENTIST. Office one door south if JV. B. Haswell't Auction unit Cummiitinn Store. BO'ItWGTOJV, Ft. Confectionary. lbs Confectionary just roeeived by J. & J. II. i'ECK Ci Co. F. b. BUOOMS. 600 Shaker Corn Brooms by Fell '11. J. & J. 11 Pr.cK & Co. Gregory's Pills. AN article too wll known by the public? lo require n list of crl ificates or rec ommendatious, for sale by J. & J. H. Peck & Co. Peb. 11. nnd llonKHT Moody. ( LOVGU SEED. FOR sale by llhfoik & Catlin Red Clo ver Seed, also Trefoil or Yellow Clo. vi r Seed a perennial plant, excellent for Danes a-i well ns for Hay. Feb. 22. BUS IN ESS MEN TWlsn ING large Wallets nnd Pocket v Bunk-!, sintnble lo lay bank notes in williout folding, and oilier large popora arc informed that we havi-jiM received a few good (iiip.i til Ihe Variety Shop. Peb. 22. Pa.ngiioiin & UniNMAii). mmw mmm7 rjnilK Sub?cr.bets hnvu received by JL sleighing an addition tn their slock of goods' which tnnke-i it now the best to be ton nt north of Albany They have a heavy stock of Brown Sheetings and Shirt, nigs, Dtckiugs. Padding, Canvass, Prints of every description. &c. Sic, which we will sell at a small advance from cost. Also a variety of Pancy Dress Handkerchiefs, open Silk gloves, sup. gentlemen and ladies Goat skin do French Prints, Ribbons, Laces &.c. &c. 1 ense French Muslin Capes and Collars comprising nearly hlty new nnd rich Pal. terns, which we are selling ol extreme low prices IjATtinop &. Potwin. Fob. 2 1330. Fairbank's Improved Cooking STOVE. JUST ree'd by the subscribers, Fair bink's Patent Improved divmg fluo Cooking Stoves, nn article well worthy thu alien ion nf tho public. They are consid ered by lhoe wiio have used them, as de cidedly superior to any other Cooking Stove now in use. The co-Mug is superior, and Iron of the best qualttv, mid ot extra thickness. J. &. J. II. Plck & Co, Agents, Peb. 22. i!)3!i. E.slate of Jiry Hammond 2d. WK ihe -ob-ioriber.-, b-'ing appointed by the Hon. ihe Probate Court for thu district of Windsor, enniniis-uiners to re ceive, examine nnd adjust all clntins and demands of all person-, against the estate nf Jny I Jn ni nt 'tici 2d late of Windsor in said darnel, licensed, represented insol vent, anil also all claims and demands ex hibited in offset thereto; and six months from thu second day of December 1937 be ing allowed by stud court for thai purpose, wedo therefore hereby give notice, that wo will attend to the bii-tuess of our said nnn hi Intent, at the dwelling of Lalhrop Hammond in Windsor on the first Tuesdays of April nnd June A I). lf)38, from nine o'clock-, A M. until four o'cluck, P. M. on each ol'said (lav.-. Ni:ili:.MI.II PARK PR, jr ) Commis. HinVAU!) D NORTH, s sioncrv David Goodhue's Estate. H the siib-cribers having been apoint V T cd by the Hon. the Probate Court for the district of Chittenden, commissions ur-s to receive, examine nnd adjust the elaitns and deinaiiil n!" nil persons, ngoinst ihee.-lnlu ol David Goodhue late of Under bill, in said Dt-i net, deceased, represented iii-nlveiil. mid also nil claims nnd demands exhibited in off-el therein; nnd six months Iron! Ihe tlay oM he dtiti) hereof, being al lowed by said Court lur thai purpose, wo do therefore herebv give notice, that we will attend to the business of our appoint oieni, at the dwelling ofthe wuhnv Hannah Goodhue in Underbill in fniil Di-lrict, on iho 20'h day nf March nnd July next at 10 o'clock, A. M , on each of said days. Dated, this l7ih dav of February A. D. 103!). RPUBPN MARCY. ? Commit THOMAS (iOODHUK, s sioners. Harry C. Uoardnian's Estate. Wl'l the subscribers having boon uppom. ted by the line, the probate court for ihe Distitct of Chittenden, commission ers to receive, ixaunue and adjust the claims and deinnnds of nil persons, against the o.-ialc of Hairy C. Ilnnrdinan, late of M ill on in, said District, deceased, repre sented insolvent, and nl all claims and demand-exhibited in offset thereto ; and six mouths from the day ofthe date hereof, being allowed by said Court for that pur pose, wo do thereforu hereby givenoiico, that wu will at tend to the business of our appointment, at tho dwelling nf Airs. Amy Boardmau, in .Milton, m sunt District, on the thirtieth day of Junu 10 o'clock, A, M- no said day. Dated, this 1 Ol Ii day of Jan. A.D. 1838. CF.SAPH PHKLPSJ Commit. GKO. K. PL ATT, tionert.

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