Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, August 17, 1838, Page 3

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated August 17, 1838 Page 3
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power in ttio Executive is destruction. The proposition that any power can bo exercised independent, of that political control which nccordiiit? to our tlicory is vested in the people, would lend to tiio annihilation of ' .1 . .1 i ni. t ,,! il. Oil pOWOr 111 lliu ijcuiiiv:, i iiu iuu)iiuuuu iiiu "ovornm't cannot become antagonists in the rightful exercise of political authority, and whenever this if the case a revolution has already commenced which must end in the destruction of one or the other, utile.-. Hip evil bo timely removed. It matters little whether the power be important or not, the question is as to the right to exercise- it. On this principlo the tea tax was resisted, and on this principle wo should act now. It is in the nature of power that it should bo stealing from the many to the few. Ilenco in a government like ours power naturally tends to concentration in tlio exc cutivc, and etcrm-l vigilance is required to protect it in its purity in the hand of the rightful owners. During the early admin istrations it was supposed the pcoplo were thosourco of danger, that tho power or the Executive was not sufficient to withstand them, and that it was necessary to strength cn his hands. This formed tho crcat point of contest between the parties of those days, but this doctrine was exploded in tho as cendancy of Mr. Jefferson. Since his day the question has assumed a ntw shape and Hie great desideratum now is to guard the right of tho people front tho assaults of the Executive and prevent the consolida tion of power in the head of the government. This is the rock on which all previous gov ernments called free have been broken, anil the one on which ours will be Jashcd when ruin comes. , The enquiry for us to mnko is whether the people and the Executive maintain the relative position warranted by the conslitu tion, and if not, which is in danger, nnd what iB the source ol the danger. Expe rience has demonstrated that the Executive is not, and with tho patronage in his hands never can be in the least possible danger. The two Houses oi Congress may oppose his views and refuse their assent to his plans.but in all offensive operations they arc powerless. So also is the judiciary, nnd ho are the people, if then danger ever arises it will be in the advance of ilie Executive to powers not delegated. Without inquiring as to the past, how is it probable that Exec ntivc usurpation would show itcelf, not in open arsaults upon t lie other branches, for this would be seen and resisted, not in direct nttneks upon the people, but by gaining an ascendency over the people and by Using the other branches of government as instru. ments in hi hands. The pontile have no object in becoming the instruments of Ex ecutive usurpation, but the history of tho world shows that it has been done ogam and again. It was thus in tho ancient re publics, it was thus in Cromwell's time, in the French revolution, it has been thus in all governments before us, and the example ought not to be lost upon us. Their fate should teach us that improper confidence is dangerous, that jealousy is a republican virtue, nnd that any exercise of authority beyond the defined limits of the constitution is despotism. This is the charge that the "Whigs bring against the adinini-traiion.and the history of the lost nine years the evi dence on which they rely. It is not so much, that uny particular act of the gov ernment, amounts to usurpation, as that tho general course tends to consolidation. Our government, ns all know is divided into throe branches, and any attempt on tin, nnrt nf iinn tn Mmit the authority of either of tho others is usurpation. Now let us suppose that the judiciary attempt to make a law, and the indignation of the peo. pic would be nppaling. Hut an attempt on the part of tho judiciary is no more to be condemned than that of the Executive, and yet we know that Mr. Van Huron in his first public message attempted to control the free action of the legislative department. His notice that be would veto certain bills, was either to intimidate Congress or to show that ho disregarded their authority nnd wished to degrade them before- the na tion. This act has not received the reprn. bation it deserved, it was an attempt on tho part of one branch of the government to become independent of the others. It was a virtual declaration that the co-ordin jite branches of government should be dis regarded, and this is usurpation, lit matters not mat no uennitu um ns mnni mis declaration, of this wo cannot certainly indue, it is the principlo on which the dec laration was made that is objectionable, the essertion of a power not delegated by the constitution. To form a correct idea of the character of the administration wo arc not so much to examine particular acts, as to group the whole together and learn the result of their combined action. And what is tho result to which tho measures of tho last nine years have conducted us. To a more lim ited prosperity, and to a comparative bonk ruptcy. Our agriculture has not been less productive, for the smiles of providence have not been withheld, but the markets have been destroyed. Some have tho wool of three yeors now on hand, und all have eold at reduced prices. Commerce tins been reduced so that many a goodly ship lies rottintr nt tho wharf.' Tho mechanic and tho manufacturer have suffered with the rc6t, thousands being out of employ ment. This is not an accidental state of things, nor is it owing to any providential calamity. We have been at peace with the world, alwoys excepting a wanton war upon the miscalled savages. Notwith standing all this our national expenses have been increased to on alarming extent, and government is now the only corporation that issues paper not payable on demand. From a treasury literally groaning under tho wcilit of its burthen, wo arc now issu- inc millions of treasury notes payable on long time. The government have stooped to solicit Mr Bukllc m anticipate the pny mcnt of his bond. Considering tho Ian cuage used toward this gentleman, this act of the government is sufficiently humiliating. The business of the countrv has been crip pled by the war of ihu government on that crcat instrument of business, the currency, and properly has lobt iis relative value or becomo unsaleable, u s now openly do. clared that tho busincbs ol tho government must bo separated from that of tho noonlo. thus arraying tho one against tho other in hostile attitude. This is the avowed object v of tho sub-Treasury scheme and to this they adhcro though condemned by their own nartizani in Congress. 'Tia tho last plank of tho wreck on which they cling fori safety. This sub-Treasury schema is n now in vention, unknown to such men as Jefferson and Madison. In their opinions tho gov ernment cnnnalod from the people, was of them nnd for them. It was lelt lor Ken dall, Blair and Van Buren, to discover this scheme. It mado its appearance with Brandroth's Pills, and is about as much lauded, It is impossible to dicuss I he sub Treasury scheme seriously, it has no seri ous uiorils. Has any sensible benefit to the people ever been pointed out as tho re sult of this measure? Can nuy bo pointed out ? There is one cfiect that is so obvious that it might to excite alarm, it increases the power of the Executive, it gives him command over tho purse of tho nation. It is for this that tho government arc so in tent to carry this measure. Among tho sttaogo events of tho day, the extraordinary position of Mr. Colhutin may bo mentioned as growing out of this subtreasury scheme, having on important bearing on the business of tho north, and it may be, having an effect upon our liberties With Mr. Calhoun s previous views in re lation to the currency and tho banks, with his expressed opinions of the administra tion, its extravagance, its abuses of patron ace, and false principles of government, ho could not be expected to form o coalition with them without sotno great object in view. Tliat obicct was to cripple tlio ousi ncss of tho north and when wo call to mind the superior political power that we have acceded to t lie south, the subject as sumcs a threatening appearance. Why is it that Mr. Van Buren courts tho south is so willing to favor their peculiar institutions that he protlers his services to veto bills in their favor, even at the expense of human liberty? Docs ho wish to decrease their political ascendency? Docs ho wish to array ono part ngainst another ? Tho plain English of all this is, he is anxious to obtain a second election ; for 'his purpose he is courting the south, favors their projects, throws himself into their arms and they, in return, favor his sub treasury scheme: and both hove the same object in view, to cripple tho business of the north, destroy our political power and then maintain their own ascendancy Good men ought to n 1 In y spclirnal jealousies rather than inflame them; but we cannot avoid seeing that tlio south consider their interests as in some measure opposed to ours. They do not re gard the sub treasury scheme for any bono fit it will be to them, but rather for its effect upon us. It is important that north em men should see things in their true light, that while they regard the interests of all, they should defend their own rights. A reasonable jealousy of executive power is always laudable ; but when wo see cvi dent strides towards consolidation, resist ance becomes a virtue that resistance warranted bv the constitution the resist ance of the ballot box. SENEX. John fan Buren, die son of the President, is, wo see, feted in common with the Duke do Ne- al iuis, I'rince Ksicrhazv. I'rince tjcliwarlzenoerg, llie Dukes of Dalmali.i, Wellington, and olhers. At llie Grand l'.mcrinimnenl to the Ambassadors at Guildhall, by lite Corpoiation of London, John is fci down among the very chosen few on the light hand ol llie Loid Alavor. Thcjudministralion party profess to bo great Democrats, and much opposed lo tho aristo cracy of wealth and rank. Ecco signum! The president's son going over to tho Royal Coronation and feasting with Princes nnd Dukes ! This is democracy with a vengeance. From the Albany Evening Journal. QUESTIONS OUT OF A POLITICAL CATECHISM. Question. Pray, eir, what politics do you proless ? Jlnsicer. Sir, I ntn a democrat. Q. In what docs your democracy con sist ? A. To bo "all things at times to all men." To advocate the establishment and utility ol a national hank in 1010, and to repudiate il in 11!2U. To oppose a sub Treasury in 1834. and lo laud it to the skies in IU37. To advocnte tho democra cy of AugiM and September, 1037, as then declared and expounded by the Albany nnd Now York republican committees, and to advocate what it was declorod and ex pounded to bo by tho republican commit tees in December, 1 037. after tho Locofo lbs (which were till then te tail end if all turtles, as pronounced by the ulobe and Arnns,) were admitted lulo our ranks. (.). hat, l be n, is your uetinition ol a Locofoco ? A. Tho present definition is equivalent to democrat. Before this was found out by Van Buren to bo the case, we called them Agrarians, Fanny Wrighl-mcn, Infidels Radicals, Flour-barrel parly, &c; hut Mr Ming and Mr. Slanmi, and their associates, satisfied Mr. Van Buren thf.y were tho truo Democratic party, and, therefore, the Con. servativcs were turned out ot the parly Q. What do you mean by Conservatives? Jl. I nienn a parly that supported Van Bnrcn for President, through thick ond thin, and afterwards would not obey his or. ders to support the sub-Treasury system. (J. What do you mean by the sub Treasury system? Jl. 1 menu a system that would concen tralo the whole money power with the sword, in llio bands ol tho Executive, and ruin all tho banks a power that would enable tho Executive lo accumulate patron age and power to on extent that would per netiiato him and us in office. , fi. 1 thought mat llie Constitution nave Congress the power of rcguhiiiifr the Treasury r A, So it did according lo its ancient construction, but wo have lound a shorter way, that is, "to construe the Con-titution ns we understand it." And surely tho par ty can only understand it in Mich a manner as it shall answer nest iiteuoou oi ittenartv. Abk Mr. Buller the former, I menu the present Attorney Genoral of tho United Mates t7 September whether tins is not mo truo uetinition i ami lur. uu'ierisccr lainly the best expounder of constitutional law we liavo ever had in tho country. Q. Is then tho Constitution to bo so construed as to subserve only (he interests ol llie puny? A. Certainly. Q, Has not tlio country at largo eoiuc thing In 6uy about this affair? A. The country at largo has nulhing to ,do willi it. Wc, the democracy, arc the country in its propet and legitimate sense. Q. In what dictionary do you find your definition? A, In no dictionary. Wo want no such trafli ns Webster's, Walker's, or Johnson's dictionaries. They were all rank aristo crals, and that is enough for the true de mocracy. Q. Do you hold to the doctrine that the democracy if numbers, nr. as H. Ulecckor quaintly calls it, King numbers, is tho true test in a republican country as to what the People want nnd ought to have? A. It was once tho doctrine when our party was in the majority, but it bus been sinca exploded. Q, Why so? A. Why because because it is rather now an inconvenient doctrine. Q. Please explain ? Jl. Well, if the truth must out, we have lost already twenty States in the re cent elections, and wo arc confoundedly afraid that we shall soon losu tho remaining six. Wo now incline to tho opinion that the "minority of numbers" should govern. Q. Do you consider a President's orders and opinions to he always definitive and conclusive upon the party? A. Certainly j so long as he professes our democracy. Q. What do you consider the Bible of your democracy ? A, Tho Globe ond Argus. Q. Do you believe all they say ? Jl. Certainly. Q. But when they contradict them selves, how do you then manage? Jl. We toko their last assertions to be the true democracy. Wo follow, in this, the Revised Statutes, (and remember Mr Butler was one of tho rcvisors.) "the last clause, or section, shall prevail." Q, Good dny, sir ; I may ask you, per. hops, at another time, a few ir.ore ques tions. Jl. I shall answer them with great pleasure. Q CALEDONIAN COUNTY. DjTo our friends in other parts of the Sinto we havo to say that tho Democrat Whi"i of Caledonia County are fully armed nod ready for tho battle, confident in I heir I null! ctn.nrrlll nn.l ilnlorminnrl I I ..... , i. ." r ... t ( . : i rescue tho County from Locofoco misrule. I wo years aro quite enough to have been i subjected to its leathn influence. The People arc determined to have no more of it. Last year a sptrilcd rally was made in several towns a small majority was trivcn to tho Whig State ticket and tho Whig1 Senatorial ticket would have succeeded hud it not been for an untoward occurrence a lew weeks previous to the election, which greatly perplexed and embarrassed our friends and afforded full scope for the in trigues of our opponents. No man ac qtiainled with the circumstances doubts that the result was controlled by that event. It has a hundred times been distinctly admitted by Van Buren men best acquaint ed with the circumstances that they owe their narrow escape to the occurrence allu (led to. There is nothing now in the way of bringing up the Whig Phalanx to a solid body. The note of preparation was early sounded our clans have been sometime gathering the genuine spirit of '7G which has achieved such wonders in other States H nhrond among us. There is not a Whig with whom wc have conversed that enter. tains any doubt of a successful result. Caledonian, TiiEr.r.r.n and Southuklani). Tho Montreal Courier of Tucsdny, says "A report was pretty current yesterday that Lord Durham has received instructions by the Great Western, to order the execution of Southcrland and Thcllcr." Tins is in deed painful intelligence, and wo would fain believe there is some mistake aboul it. We learn from the Toronto corrcspon-' donee of the Commercial Advertiser that sixteen of the state prisoners wero on Sal urday last sentenced to death; four arc Americans and twelve subjects of the Queen. "I was favored," says the correspondent. "with a very eligible heat, and I was stir- prised to find so many of the prisoners very y mug men-some of them lili-ie boyB and ivvii n iiiiuu iuiihl'u niurt: uuturving tne ordinary chastisement of a parent, than the heavv penally about to he adjudged thein Two or three wero handsome, and with n few exceptions, nothing unfavorable could be drawn from their appearance. They were all well dressed. After the crier had made proclamation for "all persons to keep silenco while his lordship tho queen's justice pronounced the sentence of death," Mr Justice Jones called over the names of four American citizens, who had been tried under the act of the lasl session ofiho provincial parliament. The (irst was Linus Wilson Miller. After a brief recapitulation of tho evidence, he atdted whether ho had any thing to say why sentence of de.ath should not now bo pro. nounced on him. After pausing a few mo ments, he spoke. The statute iiuilor which ho had been tried ho contended was unconstitutional, as it had not received tho sanction of the Sov ereign. He pleaded his youth and inexpe rience, and Ins desire, when ho became sensible of his error, to return home. He had not, ho said, been guilty of tho death of any one, and ho stood convicted on tho ev idence of a man who had become his accu ser to save his own life. After a short reply by the Court in an swer to objections raised by Miller, Mr Justice Jones ordered Linus Wilson Miller, Gcorgo Coolcy, Norman Mallory and Win. Reynolds to be executed on Saturday the 'J5th i nst. Mr. Solicitor General Draper then moved the court that sentenced be passed on the following persons, convicted ot'hightrpason: Samuel Chandler, Benjamin Wait, James (iambic, John dram, Murdoci: Mcl'atlon, John JamcB McNuliy, George Buck, Da vid Taylor, James Wagoner. Gairot Van Camp, John Vernon, nnd Alexander J)lc Leod, After llio ubuoI question had been put to them why sentence should not ho pus sod, tho Court pronounced the following kcutenco upon them all. "That you and each of you bo taken to lhc jail from whence you came, and that on the 25th dny of the present month of August, you and each ol vnu ho a niton on a hurdle to the place nf execution, and that you be there hanged by the neck until you arc dead; then your bodies arc to be quar tered, and may God have mercy on your souls." Truly we Upper Canadians cut a sorry figure in the public eye. disguise it os wo like. We are torn by intestine factions nil busiimsi id at n stnnd our finances are exhausted, our credit beggared, our country covered with soldiers, our jails full of pris oners, and our taverns of militia men ; our magistrates aro partisans, our mechanics red hot politicians, and more treasure is spent and spending over us than wo arc worth or ever shall be. Wo are ono of the Queen's hard bargains. Toronto Mirror. The news of the tceck U varied nnd genernl, llionglinol of absorbing interest. Like every thing rl.c il is ulTecied by ilio dullncH nnd latitude of fervent midsummer. Even lite of the Grout Wesinn with advices sixteen dj later from En rope, li.irdly disturbed llio ' elimilioroiis silence' which pervaded nil tilings commercial, iiitei na tional nml municipal. Since llie coronation, Eu rope wears :h dull an nspect 119 America, vviih not even llie excitement of strong pohtiral strife, to prevent ive nisi of inaction. England is sleeping oil' llie intoxication of her coronation loyally, nnd her va?t iiinnnfncttu ing inieiests mo recovering slowly fiom 1 heir leniponiry depression, connected willi the failuie of llie Amciican tnaiket mean while politics anil nmnejed operations arc nearly ut a eland, or indicate no remaikablc occurrences ; France is rapidly incieasiug her mantifacluics, cnmrncicR nnd general industry, under the Blimulus of awakened enterprise, prolonged t rmitjii itily , nnd steadily expanding bank cinifsione; Spain "would Fccin to be approaching 1 tie end of her long nnd desolating civil war, iliiough the failure of the sub fides heielofure ginnicd by llie despotic powers to Don Carlos and llie general exhaustion nnd misery of llml wietrlird country : Russia is quielly pursii. ing her gijantiu schemes of aggrandizement in llio past, while her Autocrat nfleciri indifference nnd is absent on a visit of unceremonious bicndsliip to 1 lie veteran llcrnadoite of Swceden, nut! the continent 11I journals aie teeming with accounts of Mussina def.nls in Cncassia nud die regions of die Cauca sus mid Ca-plan accounts which we are Inclined to consider in mainly Rii'sian f.ibiicalions. A ru mour fin cad llirough western Eiiiope a lew weeks since, that tlie Kiisiian lionps had enteied Teheran, the capital of Persia! which, though groundless bejond doubt, shows llie feverish apprehension so j"sily cnteiiuined of the grasping designs ofilto tlUD hem lie? Mil iflll .US Well US tllOnillgll lllVSl I fit! .1 1 II II I which thai power has been able lo lluow over its nn(.rillim lhc East. Ifn war shall really ckuo beivvecn the tottering empire of Suhuii Mi'ihmoud siiul Ui irliellinniv.'KsalcflM'iiit.wOstiall slrnm'lv I inspect ihat ii has iis oiiginiu some deep-laid scheme of Russian aggrandizement In our own country the seeming of n bountiful Summer Harvest is a theme of universal and just congratulation modified, however, by the discour aging accounts of lite wide-spread injury of the (lie Fall crops by drouth. The wheal Harvest of llie whole country will exceed by millions of bushel any ever befoiu secured it being piob.ible that every Stale in the Union has harvested more of this essential grain than ever bcfoie, and some twice or thrice as much. The accounts from all llio Wes. tern Stales, but especially from the farther settle ments, fiom Virginia, fiom Maine, nnd from our own Stale, are alike auspicious, live id less abundant, but there is n fair ctop. So far us we have heard, the suffering from drouth has mainly confined to a 6ti ip often itory on the Atlantic, from New Hampshire to North Carolina, nnd running back an average ofpeili.ips one hunched miles. I here lias been local sullering in other qti.ulers, but not lo i gieal extent. An earlier want of lain was thought io have greatly damaged the Cotton of the South, but vu- believe die rains of July in I region, nearly effaced the traces ofefrecls In spite ol lliu many complaints vvlnrii leaeli us irom par licular sections, ami especially from the se.iboaid I C, .,.. r lli.n.. I,,l,n.l .itn nl, tt.ln C .... we hope there will lie an average ciop of Cotton, com, and all other asiicullitial products this season The in c.i of laud under cultivation is doubilcss fif. ipcii or ivvcenty per cent, greater than ever before. The l ist advices from Europe, state that recent rains and favorable vveaiher cieatly improved the agricultural prospects I nth of liicat Britain and llie Continent, and llie apprehensions of un alarming scarcity had been entirely di.-sipated. Slid, there is every probability ihat llie coming Winter will witness a large export of bieail stuffs fiom llie Unhid Slates, and pcihaps, in part, lo England. N. Y. Paper. 1'iie Buiu.ington. Wc take pleasure in com plying with llie urgent request of some friemU resi. din" ut die South, who have iu-t returned fiom a it die South, who have jut returned fiom u j auni to Oucbcc, nnd who de.-iie us to make this I ' ' P l: T7 .n Z, 1 nV.' ,,d JX.r . ,! ' ' Ch mini. lin, on hiiaid the new steamer lliu lii'iton. Tliev say thai under i lit: admiiablu manageiiieni of Captain Sherman, this fine boat comes neuter lo their uoiiuii of a palace iltan nuy on which they ever travelled. 'I lie cleanliness, neatness, quiet, good order and prompt attention in ihu wants und wishes of passen gogtlm admirably convenient uirangemeuts uf every Kind the most excellent lable the unl'iiling :,te-, Vlovv n to the very hoot black nnd abundance courtesy ol Uupfiiu Sliei man and an lus suiiouli ol every tiling Hint can coniriiiuu- 10 tut! enpumeiit I of the wavfaier all ingeiher. ihey say, make up an ensemble that may h.ifelv bo pronounced die ne plus ultra of enjojmeul. We me glad lo hear I liuj-e things, fot we loo have sailed under Captain Sherman, in the old franklin, and know Ituvv perfectly he understands und performs his duties. Our (southern friends speak very watmly in his prahe, but we acquit them ol exogeralion., unr own experience Oears them out in "Il diey say. AT. Y. Com, Adv. The in Fmumda. Gen. Jcssup has published nn account of his Florida campaign, in which he defends himself from the censure cast upon him fur the capture of Oseola. The taking of that chief, it appears from his statement, was not a breach of faith on the part uf ihu American Army, as it has generally been supposed, but a fair capture by Gen Jessup of an enemy, who. driven lo the necessity of surrendering, wished to gain time by asking for a parley. This was positively refused, and tho arrest of Oscolu on his coining in was according to tho rules of civilized warfare and highly proper. It appears, from tho letter of Genoral Jessup, during tho I lino ho had the command in Florida tho whole iiumbor of Indians nnd negroes killed and taken wnt about 2-100. The expense of tho war duting this time is found, on a careful csti male, to be about 20,000,000. From this, it seems, that Ihu cot of killing and capturing each of these Indians and negroes was a traction more than $0 333.33 Rathor expensive business Ball, Chron, Tun PniruNKii of Rociikli.i:. Hero is a sceno from tho Vaudeville of "Tho Prison er of Roehelle" which kopt the nudience in a roar uf laughter each night of Its per formance. Wecopy it with the permission of Mies Bunyio, for whom tho play wus uxpresidy wrillon by J. II. Hewitt, K?q. Corporal Cartouch amuses hor&elf with going through the iimuiial exercise, while Lessa, seated at her worktnble, abstractedly questions him concerning matrimony. Ball. Trans. Lezn, If a girl were to fall in lovo with you, Corporal, what would you do? Cartouch. Present nrms ! L. Sho would doubtless look lo you for C. Support ! L. And then what u heavy burden you would havo to C. Carry I Li. Your butcher and baker would have lo C. Charge! L. Your prospects of course, would not C. Advance! L. And vnu'd have to C. 'Bout" lace! Ii. And never havo any C. Rest ! L. Now, Corporal, pray givo me your Attention! L. bear C. L. C. L. C. L. C. L. A man of your years is not able to Bticli a . Load ! You are not in your Prime I Your wife may 'Bout! Leave you, but she will soon Return ! And then you'd have to bear all on ynur- C. L. c. L. C. Shoulder ! Would you be Ready ! 1 think you would have sotno other Aim ! L, And you'd throw all your epistles into the C. Fire! (Fires tho musket.) D I K D In this town on Sunday morning lasl, Mrs. Laura Whenlock lUursh, wife of tier. Dr. Marsh, Professor in lhc University of Vermont. In this town on Tuesday last, of consumption, Nancy, wife of Ileuj. Sisco, aged 53 yeais. On the same day. Charles Rustcll. son of Mr. George Spears, aged M mouths. tsatiie day, Unity Lhza Colburn, aged 1 jear nnd 9 months. On Thursday morning, George W. only foil of nielli, ii. is, oavvjer, U.S. Mnvy.nged 15 monlhs. Funeral, litis afternoon nt 5 o'clock, Iron) die residence of Mrs. Wadsworlh, i'earl-st. Grain and Provisions. RYE, Corn and licans, also smoked Hams nnd shoulders fur sale by J'earlst. Aug. 14 II. M. G1DDINGS. HARD TIMES, a now articlo for panla. loons by WAIT & TABOIt. jOAIN and striped cassimcrcs, satinolt, JL. I buffalo cloth, moleskin, fee. by WAIT i- TABOR. CJT. Croix and I'orlorico sugars of the best K-7 quality, and prices lower than ever by WAIT and TABOR. LUMBER- 1 CC Crn FEET clear and common 1VJW,VJUU sltlff hoards, plank, clap, boards, scant lin. Sec. for sale by IIICKOK Sf CATLI.Y. Amira Spaulding's Estate. L.tho subscribers having been appoint ed by the lion, the probate court for the district of Chittenden, commissioners to ro ccive, cxamino and adjust all claims and de mands ol all persons against tho estate of Ami ra Spaulding lato of Jericho in said district, deceased, represented insolvent, and also all cft;ms an() demands exhibited in offset there ,0 am six montf,, from t10 dav f tIQ ()al0 hereof, being allowed by said court for that purpose, wo do therefore heieby givo noticu that wo will attend lo tho business of our nppoinlment, at the dwelling of Ilosea Spaol. ding, in Jericho in said district, on tho ild Mondays of October and January noxt, at 10 o'clock A. on each of said days. Dated this 2Glh day of July A D. 1030. ELIAS BARTLET, ) Commis. LYMAN FIELD, S sionors. PROPOSALS FOR BREAKWATER MATERIALS At Burlington, for 1839. SEALED proposals will bo received at the Fubscribors Offico in Ourlington, until the first day of October, 1838, for the delivery at somo safe and convenient placo in tho vicinity 1 10 ue designated, tho following articles NTCH PINE OR llli.Mt.OCIJ TIMBER 400 logs 59 fett long," Thcso logs to bo 10!i 103 48 slraignt ot sound I green Timber, not less than thirteen finches at Ihu small, I nor over twenty, four inches at the J large ond. 4G 44 42 40 33 35 103 108 103 10H 864 ROUND WHITE l'INK TIMIlCn. ") To bo of first growth I gtccn timber, to be I htraighl and sound, 940 lo2S 35 feet long, ( not less than tvvelvo 80 " 40 " I inches at (ho small, and not oyer eighteen inches at tho laro J end. I 'tho abovo described Pitch Pine, Hemlock or Round While Pino Timber is delivered by wa'.cr, tho different sizes lo bo kept separate to each crib thcro must bo at loast three trav. ersepntes, the outer ones of which must bo placed four feel from tho end, and throo knock downs to each og. Snuarc While Pine Timber. 240 Slicks White Pino, tobu sixteen inches square, counter bowed or sawed, lo bo from thirty to forty feet, must avorago thirty-fivo, frco "from sap, of sound green timber. White Oak Plank. 14.000 feci board measure, White Oak Plank, thieo inches thick, elovon feet long, square edged, touud firm green limber free from sap. While Oak Trunnels. 20.000 pieces of Butt While Oak Trunnels, to bo of sound groon timber rived out, two foul long and brought to the standard of two and a half inches squaro. 25,000 Porch of Slouo, suitable for said work, lo bodulivecd in tho coursoof noxlsum. incr in such quantities and at such times at may bo necessary for tho work. 1'roposals will bo received for a part or for the whole of tho above materials, to bo deliv ered by thofirit of May, 1039, or may bo do. livercd as soon as the navigation opens in tho spruiir. 1'roposaU lo bo subject to tho approval of tho Department al Washington. Approved tocurity will bo required on all conliacts' Porhons making proposals will ro duco them to writing, (endorsing ihem Itreak tvaler Proposals,) stating expltcity tho prico and quantity they propose, delivering, and name their security. All communications iniiht bo post paid. l'nyinenls will ho mado as follows : On tho delivery and accoptatico ol'muterials R0 per cent, will bo paid, 20 percent being re, erred for the fulfilment of llio contract, when tho whole will bo paid. Nn monoy will be paid in advance, N. B. HASWULL. U, S.Asentfor saiduork. ALL HANDS ON DECK ! Wc would remind our Whig friends of tho meeting at Gilman'd this evening. Let 'h havo a rouser. BURLINGTON FEMALE SEMINARY. THE Next Term will commence 12th Septem ber. It is particularly requested that nunil should ho present nt the opening of (his term. rupils entering lor the quarter, become reinnribln for the quarter's bill', execpt in case of sickness. ISXFHNSES. Board including washing Firo and Lights per quarter 00 , Instrumental alusic 12 00 P.nglish and Rhetoric 5 00 Singing 2 00 Fiench 3 00 Linear nnd Perspective Drawing 5 00 Burlington, August 1, 183S, VARNISH. riMIE Mib'crlbcr has this day received a supply A ol Varnish Irom one of llio best factories in New Yoik, fir coach and cabinet maker's use. -He solicits their pailictilar atlention in this uitiole, ns he can make it in price, as well as in quality, art object for ilicin to buy. R. MOODY, August 0. SPELLING BOOKS. rrvrj DOZ WebMcr's Elementary Spol ling Books are offWed for sale by JAMES W. I1ICKOK. nurlinston. Aug. 10, 1833. Groceries Jirc selling cheaper at Wait and Tabor's than at any other Store in Burlington. Persons wishing to purchase can satisfy themselves of the fact by cnlling ond enquiring the prices. FRESH TEAS of every description, purchased expressly for family use, are selling at very low prices by WAIT and TABOR. RAISINS, Currants. Citrons, Cloves, Nutmegs, Cinnamon, Ground Pepper Spice, Ginger, Salcrutus, Coffee, Almonds, Table Salt, Pepper Sauce, Table Oil, Mustard, &c. &c., ten per cent cheaper than at any other store in Burlinrton. by WAIT and TABOR. Burlington, August 1, 1838. DRUGS. MEDICINES, PERFUME. ,RY AND DYE STUFFS. THE subscriber hns this day received a larga and selected addition to his stock of the ubova articles, to which he request the attention of Phy sicians, as he Halters himself that he can give satis faction in quality und prices. ROBERT MOODY. R. A. O. HULL'S UTERO ABDOMINAL SUPPORTER, patented in the United Stales nnd Great Brilnu, and highly recommended by the, most eminent Surgeons uud Physiciaiu of both Countries. The subscriber has the pleasure to announce to llie nfllicled the receipt of an assortment of tho. nbovs instnimcnn, and hopes tin I itiose nilTertnjf fiom complaint fur which they aie intended, will avail themselves ol die great benefits they sire cer tified lo Irving and purchasing. Tha undersigned will give particular directions fur their application. For sale by R. MOODY, Druegist July 31, 1S3S. Ruiliugion Vt. "WANTED A JOURNEYMAN Cooper, one who is of good moral habits, and who ii a first rate workman. To such good encour agement, will be .'iven, hv applying to C. SKVKRANCE. N. B. I wish to contract for a quantity of rr-d onk flour barrel staves. (J. S. Bit r I ing ton. A ugus I 3. 1833. Nathaniel cordon, PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANT, No. 27, Fiont Street, ) New York. i N. B. Butter. Cheese, Pork, Beer &u., Sold on Comuus.-r.n. NEW GOOUN. JUST reoeivid; Sprc'aeie, Violin Siring, Inni Side und Twist Combs, Flutes, fun; C arinel Reeds, Tmlet Snap, Saponaceous ComnouiK.', 6000 Torpedoes, &c. &.C., at the Variety Shop. August 3, PA.Nonor.N & Buinsmaid. Real Estate at Auction. THE properly lately owned by Lemuel Curtis in Burlington, consisting of a large brick store anil a building occupied as a shoe shop, and lhc land on which tho same stand, and now widen by the subscriber in trust. Jar certain creditors of said Curtis, will be cxpustd for sale at public auc tion al the store on the same premises, on Saturday the first day of September next al 3 o'clock in, the afternoon. Said property is under an incumbrance of Eighteen ttm dred dollars, and wilt be sold subject to said incumbrance. The two buildings xoill be sold together or scperatcly to suit the purchasers. NOBLE LOVEIA', Trustee. Burlington. JhtguU 9. 111311. HYDRAULIC CEAIEiNT. FOR snlo nt tho Burlington Mill Com. pany's J'lustur Mil, Winooski Falls. GEO. MOORE, Jlgcnt. August 9, 1833. Hollow wnro. A good tiHoriment of stove and fire place hollow ware and iron furnaces this d iy received and for salu hv ROBERT MOODY. August 8. REAL ESTATE. rpiJG subscriber oilers fur jfffaB 'a'0 tbo houso and lot on "R'HP wllicl 0 "'nv ru-i(les situated fflftiira in Hinesburgh village a short distance west of Miles tavern. The prop, erly consists nf nboui acre of land, a good houso, barn, juniors simp, nnd suitable out buildings u roiiil well of water, ciBtcrn. &.C. and would furnish nn excellent location for a mechanic. Terms very liberal, on tho proprietor is about to leave this part of tho country. Apply to the subscriber at present on the premies. JERVIS IHCKOIC. Jlinaburgk, Jlug, 8, 1833. 6w Burlington, Auua l 1838,

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