Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, September 14, 1838, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated September 14, 1838 Page 2
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FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 14. A Mi HAIL VUKMONT! "Gito mo iIik cons, Ami let (lie kutilc lu i he tnnnpui speak, 'I'lio trumpet lu iheciiniionier williotii, '1'lic cunotu lu i lie hcutctis. the licavciii lo earth." The rccunl election in Ihissiatctakcn as n whole, is indeed n cheering indication of the Btcndy onward march of these princi ples and measures which arc eventually to redeem the nation from misrule and oppres eion. The little show of strength which the Van Burcn parly made in the legisla ture last year is utterly annihilated, and that too under nidi circumstances as to leave them no hope of ever retrieving it. Notwithstanding Gov. Jenison had ren dered himself very obnoxius in some 6ec lions, hy his course on the Canada question last winter, still ho is re elected hy a trium pliant majority, of not. le-s than s'.x thous and a gain 1500 cn Inst years vole. In eomo of the largest counties in the Slate a single Loco Foeo representative indicates the existence of the party, while in four counties only, out of the fourleen, have they carried majorities. Our opponents j had hoped that by mustering their entire strength in some- towns whero the whigs, relying upon their known majority, would be indifferent and careless, they might suc ceed in slipping in their candidates. In other places they have brought up ques tions not in tho remotest degree connected witli the political topics of the day, and cn deavored to divide the whigs upon them, with tho vain hope of cutting us up in de tail. But in this they have failed. The whigs of the r-tatc hayc remained united, and dismissing all questions but the true one in controversy, have been, as they always will be under similar circumstances, VICTORIOUS. The House, last yrar consisted of 210 members, of whom 125 were Whigs and 33 Loco Focos. This year, the Loco Focos may possibly number 05, all told. Our Senate, it will be recollected, con sists of thirty members. Of these tho Whigs have otcctcd twenty, and the Loco Focos ten. We have lost one in Franklin, one in Chittenden, and one in Bennington, (by means of split tickets,) and have gained three in Orange. Two to one is as strong ns any party ought to be, for convenience eakc, in either branch. (From the Bennington County Whig. The annuls of election tc.iicety l"iirnihcs u more complete and total roni ilian the Locos Jiave received in litis Slate. Inv. .leniscnV majority cannot fall fliori of 8000. Them Id 11 tarsi, whig gain in neaily every unvn heard from, and in most Msc? whic minorities are more than doubled. Last vear'a Loco Foco tnajoiiiic-rt hac generally clwin illed into noihins, and 111 many instances, towns liiiherto pttougly Jackon, aie now ns sironsly whig. In this ronmy nwin to n split in the whig 1 auks, in 1I10 South part of 1 he county, the demo crats hao there elecled one Senator, but the coiiulv is decidedly, irren ieeably and forever Wliiu. Old Benni'nsioii Unite around fIuII never be stained by that foulest of all Mains, locofocoism, From the Rutland Herald. Vermont, as liereiofoie, has triumphed over the deluded followers of Jiitksonisni, Van liurcnism and Loco Focoiimt. in the late election. The whigs have carried both branches of lite legislature by inci eased pircnglh the Gmcinm fioni six to eight thousand majority the lieui, Governor, by equal Tho wht"s of Vermont owo their brethren in Or leans 11 Coin of ibanks, for iho manly nnd proud Hand ihcy Imto nnsiimcd on lite side of equal rights and constitutional freedom. Keep jour armors bright. CONGRESSIONAL ELECTION. In tho 1st, 2d, and 3d districts, tho whig candidates, Messrs. Hall, blade, nntl Everett, nro Elected bv majorities, "too numerous to mention"--say, from one to three thousand. In ihe fifth, tho Van Bu rcn candidate, Mr. Fletcher, is re olectcd by about four hundred mnjority. In tho fourth, no choloc. FOURTH DISTRICT. It is now rendered very certain that there is no choice for member of Congress in this district. Of tho votes returned, wo understand Mr. Smith has a majority 0! three or four, but the official canvass will show from one lo two hundred scattering votes, of vhich wo have no account at pros- s:nt. The official canvass takes place the second week in October, at Montpolicr, and the new election will como on about ihn middlr. nf November. Let tho Whigs of the district be prepared for the occasion Wo havo strength sufficient, and to spare and if wo vill but bring it out, the result cannot be doubtful. So far as we can learn from various parts of the district, the best pirit prevails among our whig friends, and all are ready for the conflict. 1'. S The Franklin Messenger publishes statement of the vote in all tho towns in tho district, and makes a majority of four teen against Mr. Smith. The votes fur Senators in this county will be officially canvassed at Iho Court HniiRn this dnv. bv the Countv Clerk and Sheriff. majority, i lie v Have meo carried tnree memocrs of Congress, by from one lo llnee thousand ma iiriiv. In Rutland. Aildifon. Windham. Windsor, and Orleans counties, loco focoi'in is completely done up. None but political maniac will over di earn nf revivinff fo boneless nnd to detestable n cause, in ihese counlies. The lehnUe is enough to astound even a " whole ho"" Inco fnco. Let us illiisirnie briefly these five rounlics tend 126 members lo ihe le2tl.ilnre including tne ftcna tors, of which ONE HUNDRED AND NINE are Wliiss. Seventeen icinaina ! Several other counlies exhibit nearly an equally disastrous result In loco toenifin. Rutland county ought to have msido entire clean worn I ins jenr. 11 iireueu 110111111;; m 111c .u tenlion ol nil the whia" at tho polls. Wal lingford, Wells, nnd I'awlet did well. They rmrievpd what ihev hid lul the vear heroic. Shrewsbury might and onsht lo have knocked off llic van liuren yoKe. Aiininer r,ir win levom lionise dial touti and Danhv, without much draibt Tliis willleac two towns fcr the noble ndininis tration, out of 23. fFrom the C.ilodonian.1 Vermont has done nobly for the genuine democ racy of the country thai ol iho people, one una n been fuund fail ifu lohercaily vows upon the altar of nalrinlifm tn found principles lu the conslitulion. und to enual lislim. The banner of victory and peace the i-ume in principle llial the unfurled nt Heiininglnn, wtues still in liiumph upon i;r f 3 1 cen Mountain'. The only advanlage, if nny, so fir ns we uavc icitirns, tun valine can ci.iuii, is iiib nun dleclion in the fourth district llui ihis is no cer lain indication of their inn cased strength in 1I1.1 district hut railier of the iinniilarity of the Cami dinii patriot cause, nnd iho unpopularity of Mr. Al ten's vole in relation to il. Ourviclorv is but half tichieicd in Caledonia County. While our political opponents may boast of succeeding ns ihey did tart enr. in thn election oflheir Senators, uc lime mrreeded in electing 10 nf t in 17 reinc?enialies 10 winch the counlv is cn tilled, which will give tho whigs 11 majority of one in county convention. MM vear 111 contention air vole was 7 lo 12 Tim lables are nnw Hum nnd ihe victory, if any can be claimed hy cillier parly, belongs ns rr.urli 10 one party as inn oiner Our nnnonenis cained their advantage on the pnim lar vole principally hvbiinginz out the iuhaliiianis nhe"goic" nnd the vales," who, (hough they could votn the Slnte nnd Seualniial tickel, could not void fur ii'iiri'spmntives. I he wings claim victory with ns good reason ns do their opponents L.tac vyQiiuiy lias tunic we m nm-n cation nfher ulilmnin ipilrinnitnii from Van liuieii ism, nnd of her allegianre lo found democratic 4iriiicinles. VVilliam lhuwnod. lvu. was I year elecled Senator by 109 niaioiily this je ins minority is only 14 there heim: n wing Ri on this ticket of 95. One jear inoie, and Iwex 11 me whig iiietn nrn vigu.iut, will come out thn side nl til 1 people. The democrncv of Orleans rniuily has doiin honor in itself ami In. lice lo ilia cnuntiv. in the iriumnli. nut lclniy Hihieved ncr ihe power of ihe fedcinl ndminislralioii uhlrli has been so liberally tlisllibn. ted in ihis joiing county in ihe fhapo of appoint, inetils as leyenun ofliceis, Gieat exertions were inailn lo bring this couiiiy under the. "democracy of uniff-holders," but tho nun demncrncy of the country thai of tht people hue rdgnnlly trimni.tirtl. MAINE. The election took place in this state on Monday, but it will be some days bclore the result will bo known. We are not, by nnv mrnns. EaiirMlinC of SUCCCSSJ tllOUgll il we may judge from tho note ol preparation that has reached us, the whigs have deser ved it. But the administration seems to have considered its fate staked upon the result, and the loco focos have omitted no means, of any sort, to carry the state Vast sums, it is said, have been collected different parts of the country, by levies upon the offico holders, and sent to Maine uphold tho sinking cause of Van Burcn n; while the utmost influence of the general government has been brought to bear upon this election. Under these cir cumstances we shall havo abundant cause to rejoice in success; but no occasion to be disappointed, with even a temporary defeat. NEW YORK. "The two Great Stato Conventions, for nominating tho candidates to be presented to the people, for the offices of Governor and Lieutchant Governor, assembled on the 12th. The Whigs met at Utica, their pponents at Herkimer. The latter body will again off.-r tho name of William L, Marcy as Governor, anil it is surmised the name of Addison Gardiner ns Liiitenant Governor. Who will be nominated by the Whigs is a matter of entire uncertainty They have good names to select from, and it is to be presumed, that their choice w tin inndn with enro and discretion. That it will be heartily acquiesced in and sup ported, there can be no doubt. Expense ok tub Government. The expenditures ol tho government Irom the commencement of Geo. Washington's Ad ministration to the close of Mr. Adams's exclusive of the expenses of the late war, the payments under treaties, and the payments on accouut of the national debt were as follows : Wnshing'n's nd.--0 years. 15.090,098 55 COMMUNICATION. Tho Sentinel of the 0th inst. contains n personal attack of moro than usual gross, ticss upon a certain cIbbs of the voters nl tho lato election In this place. Since that publication thoy havo heard the liopo fre quently expressed that it would not bo 6uffured to obtain any reply from them. This hope Ihoy havo no intention of disnp. pointing. They havo neither tosto nor leisuro for bandying words with a person who does it by profession. And further more their residence in this community has long einco taught them that the character of that press will fortunately render any other reply than silence quite unnecessary It has been thought proper to say thus much, lest tho present conductor of that press, having but recently arrived among us from foreign parts, should fall the awkward mistake of putting n moru flat tcring construction upon the effect of his pulilico-literary labors. Wo shall havo no further concern with the article or the author of it. It may be matter of just regret to any individual, when the decision of a regular tribunal upon somo of his rights proves un satisfactory to 6ome oilier person but this is not n very uncommon event. The free men connected with the University arc per feclly aware that the late decision of the board of authority is grounded upon one simple principle of law. That that decision is liable to two opinions is quite possible, and whenever any gentleman shall como for ward to take exception to it one that haB some controul over his temper, somo refer ence to fact in his statements, and a com mand of tolerably decent language they are quite ready to trust the vindication of that decision lo the older and wiser heads who made it. Under existing circum stances, they will undoubtedly pursue the only course that becomes freemen con tinue lo exercise, according to their own best judgment, whatever rights the proper authorities shall declare them entitled to. If any hopes, as it would seem, havo been entertained in any quarter, that the slight est wavering could be effected by hewspa- perbravadoand threats of personal violence, such persons cannot bo loo soon informed (hat they havo to do with a class of Amer ican freemen of whose temper and cliarae ter they have yet much to learn. drivon on tho Circassian coast, where the I natives plundered and burned all they could gel ol. Tho crops in Franco woro very promis ing, and in Ireland also, but in England and Scotland I hero will hardly bo an nver. ago crop. Wheal, thorcforc, has advanced. Tho manufacturing districts in England wcro every day improving. American stocks wcro also improving, and upon them there arc somo slight advances, but Iho London market is so lull oT them that 1110 quantity creates suspicion, it not alarm. ARMY MOVEMENTS. The First llccimont of United States Artillery, (Regulars) about fivo hundred strnnr, passed this place in the Steamboats on Tuosday and Wednesday evenings of lnt week, on their wav to rialtsuurgh, N. Y. where wo understand they are quartered for the present, and wheru the head-quarte:s are to be permanently estab lished. Two companies aro to be stationed at Fort Covington, N. Y. one at Swanton, one at Troy, and one at Derby, on this I, of the Cth Regiment of Infuntry, which has been stationed al Plaltsburgh for sonic months, marched for Sacketl's Harbor, (the head-quarters of tho regiment,) on the 5th. 1 hey were commanded by Lieuts. Gates, Chase nnd Seldou. Col. Cutler has been ordered to Fort Gibson; Capt. Mitchell is detached on recruiing service, nt Hartford, Conn., nnd Lt. A. H. Dcarbon is assigned to duty at St. Louis nrsonal. Col. Worth, the disliii'Miishctl officer appointed to the com maud of the new regiment, (tho iHli) has arrived at Sacketl s Harbor, Ins head quar ters. sentinel. iu:lh;ious conventions. The annual Convention of the Congre gational Cnurches in Vermont, commenced its session, nt Vergennes, on Tuesday last, and closed on Thursday. The Diocesan Convention of the Pro testant Episcopal Church in Vermont, will be held at ihis place on the 17th of October next. John Adams do. Jefferson do. Madison do. Monroe do. J. Q,. Adams do. do. do. do. do. do. 21,348,350 19 41,1 00.7IJ0 Bfl 50,014.995 32 7-1.079. 143 72 49.72C311 20 Total Treaty payments War expense 2511,700,2(111 93 5.770,173 00 113,354,315 39 Totnlexp. of forty years, 377,090,797 S" Durinir eight years of Jnckson'e admin ittration, as the official Blatcment of the secretary demonstrates, tho expenditures amounted to 145,792,737 30considcra- blv more llian half the amount expended by nil his predecessors in five times tho same number of years. And this was tho frugal, economical, reforming, democratic administration of Gen. Jackson. Rut Mr. Van IJureii has improved on the example of his illustrious predecessor. Tho first year of his administration costs 33,554, 341 being nearly as much as tho total expenditures of tho twelve years of Wash uiL'ton and tho elder Adam. Rut while thuniinual expenditure is thus multiplied by twelve, tho population has only been multiplied by three. The incrcaso of pop illation, therefore, by no means justifies Iho incrcaso of expenditure. It is obvious too, that the expenses should not increase in the same ratio with tho population whilo it nppenrs that they have more than quadrupled, making every allowance for the growth and extension ol llic republic JOHN 110SS AND THE INDIANS. The following passage, says tho Phila delphia Inquirer, from the Now York cor respondence of tho Montreal Courier, is not without interest, especially in connex ion with tho recent intelligence from Gen. Gaines. The project alluded lo, appears rather Quixotic, and yet nearly all impor tant projects seem so at first, except to the few enthusiasts with whom they originate Tho Indians havo bpen sadly wronged, ruthlessly robbed : and yet, tho future is pregnant with many similar scenes of out rago nnd oppression. Tho march of civili zalion is onward and so is tho progress of plunder ! My present object is to speak of John Ross, tho chief of tho Cherokecs. It is his object, and he makes no secret of it, lo those with whom he is on a familiar fool ing, to go among nil Ihe tribes of Indians and havo a ' talk," lo tell lliem that they have warred with each other long enough that thev must now unite it is the will of the Great Spirit or thoy will bo swept away. The white men are advancing, and though thoy now say they will not encroach upon the lands marked out for tho red men in a few years they will want lo remove lliem again. When Iloss has gained hi object of uniting the various tribes of his brethren in one common interest, he then proposes that they should all abandon the lands now theirs, ns far us the Rocky Mountains 111 winch there arc niimernu fiats, and delightful pasturage, buffalo, &c and let the white men lake possession ol all the low county to the Rocky Mountains hut permit them lo encroach no farther but, with the immense forces ihoy will pos scss, in lliu fastnesics 111 the mountain fight for the last relic of their own, their native land, if it be necessary, to the death J here M pomcthing vcrv noblo ill tin Indian's resolve. 15 11 1 Ross is no ordinary man. lie is one ol those apparently mark ed out by nature for great and lofty enter prise. Should he enrrv out tits designs and should further wrong be attempted 011 the hunted lords of the soil their stand at bay will be terrible. Our government has taken the scattered tribes of Indians, with that singular infatuatedjpolicy which char actcrises all its doings, and placed them all together. Thoy are now, likewise, as they they have been before, alive to their inter osts, versed in Iho tactics of our warfare and enabled to compete with us in iustan ces successfully. Ross has another idea winch shows how deeply calculating he in regard to his people and brethren. He proposes to purchase of Mr. Caihn his In titan gallery, and to take il with him to the Kockv Mountains, there to build a tempi for its reception, and invite the warriors of tho tribes to visit it. There they will see, many ot them, titeir own portraits op on the same wall, lie will tell them Hi tho Great Spirit created the great modi cine man, (Callio) to bring together, as they see themselves on tho wall, in order that they shall light each other no more but be united. Ho will make it a gre temple, and none but those who have di tinguished themselves will be allowed enter it, and that only in tho performance of religious rites and ceremonies, l hi would unite the Indian heart and soul Mvstury is the key stone to nil their lions Such n inyetery would make thn who had raged with tho enmitv of tigers poacenblo as lambs. You have now sume idc of the Cherokee chief, John Rosa Mr. Charles B. Adams, lato professor in Marion College, has been appointed to the chair of Chemistry and Natural History, in Middlebury College, in place of Prof. Fow ler, resigned. New Yoiik, Sept. 0. The South America packet ship came up last night. Willi Liverpool dates to August 4. Tho Earl ot Duiuiam had been vio I out ly attacked by Lord ISnoufliiAM, and hy tho Opposition in general, lor tin course with the prisoners 111 Onnada. The ban ishnicnls to Hermuda, without trial, were especially coiidumncd. The Canada busi ness is likely in no a very troublesome uusi neFB lo iho Whigs. They havo just voted nbcuit 103,000 to pay the rniliMa-men in Upper Canada, and half 11 million extra is called for to pay tho troops ond other ex prnses. Lord I ALunnTON. being asked relative to tho North eastern Hoiindary bu sinnss, said thn mattor was in a (rain of negotiation. Marshal Souir, ofter being feasted at Shcerness, was lakmi to Francu in n steamboat. Mr. John Van Huiien has had the honor of dining with Ihe Queen. Tho French blockade of Vera Cruz has been a subject of comment in the Commons. No steoinahip is advertised lo leave Liver pool. The markets generally wcro improving, and tho lato sales of cotton had been made at somo slight advance. Roth England and Franco nre strengthening t heir squad rons in the Levant and the Mediterranean. U. S. Hank stock sold 111 London, August l,ntjC25l. Tho "three dajs" passed off 111 l'nrn without mucn cam. The wenthor was unfavorable. Tho Russian fleet has been dreadfully scourged by n hurricano In tho lilock Sea. Three ships of tho line, two corvettes, live ungs, nnd two stenm ships, besides eleven other vessels, were Lowep. Canada The Montreal Her aid and its correspondents will ha ye it that Canada is not quiet yet. A writer in Johns has dished up for a lato number the Herald, a small catalogue ol " signs which would not discredit Gen. Gaines alarm propensities, wcro he on tho spot and in tho same interest. The Herald correspondent insists that Ins ncighborho is much disturbed and agitated, principally by those to whom the clemency of the government has been shown. Rebel songs nro sung, rebel toasts nro drank, rebel chiefs and rebel advocates arc about; short. Ihe " rebel, rebel, rebel," occurs often in tho teller, that one is forcibly re minded or the stanza in the " Jlattle kegs," a pasquinade which appeared tho early part of the American revolution 1 tin rebel dale?, Ihe rebel vales, Willi rebel trees surrounded i The distant woodi.lho hills und floods, Willi rebel echos sounded. The peasants that go to mill at Cham plain are rebels in the eyes of this write and bring back kernels of powder insiead of kernels of corn in their sacs, Several empty hay carts have crossed the lines, and the opinion is that they come back in the night loaded with warlike stores. On Sun day hosts go over to seo Drs. Cott Gngnan, and return triumphantly in the ovening, huzzaing lor rapiucau, and insult ing tho loyal. On the whole, a very good alarm story is inndn out ; hut the Herald has cried wolf! wolf! so often, that the people beg to disregard Us alarms, I Ins particular correspondent says that sensible and re Heeling pontile arc malting preparations leave. We recommend him to follow suit and lenvo too, else will his hair most as surcdly turn while with tho perturbation ho is in. Tho Governor General of Lower Canad tins appointed tho Hon. Charles Duller inquire into thu most cfiicicnt means of cn (lowing tho counties, cities, lowns. parish o", nnd townships wiih such powers and privileges as shall ho dunned neecssarv enabling them lo make local improvements lor ;hc general wottarc ol tlio province. facilitating intercourse, promoting indus try, repressing crime, encouraging ednca lion, to report the results ot tin inquiry llis Governor, and to suggest euch altera lion or modification of the laws and regu lation in force as may bo likely lo promoto these objects. The commissioner so ap pointed is authorized to call beforu him such offico r s of tho crown as may bo able to give information touching thu said ob jects, and to appoint such assistant com missioners as no may una necessary tor mo execution of the trust, and also a secretary. Tho Governor in chief has also appoint ed the Hon. Ohnrlcs Huller to bo chief commissioner, nnd William Kennedy and Adam Thorn, Esqrs. assistant commission ers of inquiry into municipal institutions. A Bcssion ot l lie Court ot King's uencu was to commence at Montreal on Monday of last week. Three men were to be bro't trial charged with tho murder of Weir, and four for the murder of Chartrand. Normi Eastern Bounuauv. It is un derstood, on what wo consider good author. ity, that an arrangement has been mauo between tho United States and llie Guver nor General of Canada, with tho consent of the Governor of New Brunswick, ihnt. if the Executivo of the Slate of Maine shall proceed to run the north eastern boundary pursuant to the low of that biato author izing the survey, ho will not bo opposed by force by tho British authorities ; but the matter will ho left for odjnstmcnt between thu two governments who have the only gitimato right to settle question. J'ialls burgh licpub. The above paragraph is copied into the Montreal papers without comment. It may be Mr. Forsaith's mission to Canada had something to do with it. Bunker Hill lo be destroyed. The Bos ton Journal says, "The grading of Bun- cr Hill, or, moro properly, Breeds Hill has commenced. We visited it yesterday, and found tho pickaxo and spado busily employed. We learn that it is the inten lion of the proprietors of tho lots to reduce the hill about eight feet, and of course, the old redoubt will be destroyed, and all the surface removed, excepting a few hundred squaro feet around the monument ! We learn that mucn teeling exists in relction lo ihis proceeding; and we hopo it is not even yet too lute to stop the desecrating work and savo the battle ground, btop the destroyers if possible. Save the dese cration of that holy ground. There is not place on earth, not 1 hormopalcc, nor the Capitolino Hill of Rome, so worthy of im mortal honor, or whence have spung results of such momentous importance to tho hu man raco." From tho National Gazelle. Tho General Convention of the Protest ant Episcopal Church convened for public worship at St. Peter's Chutch this morn ing, and was opened by a sermon by Right Rev. Bishop Mead ol Virginia. It is 6ta ted that the sittings for business will be held at St. Andrew's Church. It is now liftv-threo years since the first regularly organized convention assembled, consisting ol lay and clerical delegates Irom seven slates only, which were New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Suuth Carolina. No Bishop attended, although Bishop Seabury of Con necticul had been ordained by the non-jur. ing committee of Scotch Bishop. D s White and Provost were not oruamcd till tho year after. These gentlemen were not, therefore, as has been generally sup-po-ipd,thc first bi-hotHin the United States " There was ninliing," coys Bishop While, in his Instorv of the Church, " agninst the validity of Dr. beabury's opucopacv. altho it was thuught propor in Ins and BisIiod Seabory's ordination, to apply first to Eng land. There aro now. wo believe, sixteen bish ops in the United States, nearly all, it not the whole ol whom aro 111 attendance. I'hcse are ns lollows : Bishop Griswold, of the Eastern Diocess, presiding Bishop ; Moore, of Virginia; Meade, Assislnnt Bish op of Virginia ; Bowen, oi'Smith Carolina; Chase, of Illinois; Browncll of Connecticut; Ondertlonk, of Pennsylvania ; Onderdonk, ol New lork; Mtlvoine, of Ohio; Hon kins, of Vermont ; Smith, of Kentucky Duano, of New Jersey; Ives, of North Carolina; (Jtey, of Tennessee ; Kempev misfinnnry Bishop of Missouri and Indiana; and M Ooskry nt Michigan. Bishop White presided nt the previous conventions for half a century ; and at his hand every prelate, but tho last named, received ordination. THE SILK TKADE. EXHIBIT OF THE VALUE OF SILKS I M POUTED AND EXPOIlTEl), KUOM 1S21 TO 1837 INCLUSIVE. Year. Imported Exported 11521 1,4(17,924 g 1, 057,233 11522 0,040,923 1.017.2 0 2 1333 0,710.444 1.512.449 1324 7,201,508 1,010,325 1025 10.299,743 2.590,381 1820 0,317,909 3,307,015 1827 0 712.015 1,871,270 1828 7,GIIO,C40 1,270.401 1829 7,192.098 950.925 1030 5.932,243 1,001,054 1831 11,117.940 1,180.129 1832 9.248,907 1.337.973 1833 0.498 3CG 1,332 (11 1834 10,998 904 1,030 057 1335 17 007,547 750 900 1830 22 9110,212 752 730 1837 14 352,1123 1.207,002 T. L SMITH, Register. Treasury Df.uaht.ment, Regis-ter's Office, Aug. 31, 1338. Tho Buliimoro American remarks upon this: "Tho official statements of exports of Silk goods from this country during ihe same series of years show that ihe annual nvcrago shipped in other countries is only about 1,000,000 in value, and consequent ly that very nearly the wholo amount 1111. ported i consumed by the people of 1 tic United States. It is u singular spectacle lo behold a country which is so admirably ndaptcd in nil respects to the culture o'f Silk as is our own, tributary, lo tho amount of so many millions annually, 10 tho industry of France. But wo aro induced lo think that tho imports of Silk from abroad have teon their maximum, or at all events, that should they go higher, Ihoy will soon be gin to bo paid for, to no inconsidcrablo ex tent, by tho raw material exported from tho United States. The experience of the last year or two has proved 1 hat the mul berry tree can bo reared and multiplied with perfect success nnd but litllo troubln or expenso, and rapidly increased as tho supply of trees Iiob been, it has yet fallen far 6hort of tho demand for them. The lapse of a fow years is alone required to mako tho Uniled Slates n large producer of raw silk, ond a lew moro superadded will enable tho gcniti9 and enterprise of our pcoplo to compete with tho silk manufac. lurers of Franco as successfully as they now do with tho cotton factories of Great Britain. RlSE OK THE r.AKES. A rrnnttpman who has just returned from iho west, states that wrests ot ooks navo been killed by tho rise of waters in the lakes, and that somo of the trees on being cut down, nro found to bo marked with tho growth of a hundred and ony years ; thus proving, that during that long period the waters had not before been on high as at present. The cataract of tNiogarn has gained in grandeur, whilo many cultivated farms are now only to be found under water, and city lots which had been sold for thousands of dollars, are in the 6atno submerged condition. Dwelling houses, barns, &;c. stand "in tho water and out of the water," and tho fences which once divided estates, now divide " watery wastes." Tho rise has been regularly go ing on for seven years, and irregularly for seven moro. It is however stated in tho Buffalo Advertiser, that within the last two or three months, owing probably to tho great evaporation by heat, the water has fallen a few inches. Lako Erie is now about four feet higher than in 1824, nnd Lake Ontario about 0 feet nnd six inches higher. Jour. Com. Whirlwind Fnr.Aics. The Providence Journal relates the following exploits of the late whirlwind in that neighborhood. "One of the most amusing incidents oc curred in Cronston. An old woman who has long earned an honest penny by telling fortunes and promising rich husbands and handsome wives lo tho inquiring damsels and swains, stood in her door, broom in hand, when the tornado passed in i's fury; she was borno aloft by the whirlwind amidst trees torn up by their roots, tho ru. ins of houses, and whatever clso had lain in tho path of the tempest ; but true to her character, she rode out 1 ho storm and de scended uninjured. The suspicion lonrr entertained that the old woman holds con verso with spirits of another world has thus become certainly. In passing through Cranston, the whirlwind drew all the water and the fish from Tongue Pond. It also drew, all the water from a Pond of several acres in extent on the farm of Mr John Burr. A powder house on the top of Fen. ner's Ledge, in Cranston, containing ten casks of powder was carried away, and no traces ot either the building or the powder havo been found, although dilligent search has been made. Land Sales. Tho President has hv Proclamation fixed the term of Public Land Sales at the different offices as fol lows, viz : In JFisconsin.Al Green Bav on Mnndnv the 22d of October, and the 5th of Novem ber next. At Milwaukio on tho 19ih nf November and the 3d day of December. In Iowa. At Da Bnnuo nn the 5th. nnd at Burlington on thn I9ih November. In Illinois. At Danville on the 5lh : at Chicago on the 19th, and at Quincy on the 5lh November. In Missouri At St. Louis on tho 5th. at Lexington on the 12th, al Jackon 011 the 19th, ami nl Fayello on the 9th No vember: at ralmvra nn ilieCO'li October: at Springfield on the 3d December. In Onto. At Bucyrus on the 5th Octo ber. The Albany Daily Advertiser savs: ''Lieutenant Governor Tracv will not bo in ihe field again for the office of Lieut Governor. He is to run for Congress in his district, probably against John c! Clark. The Sob-Treasury par y will put up Win. L. Marcy and Addison Gardner and lhat is as strong a ticket as they can make." Dr. Jounsojc, who will, of course, bo cilled a great bear by tho ladies, once re marked that "A woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on Ins hind legs. It is not done well, but you are surprised to find it douo at all." Prettv Fair. A Postmaster recently transmitted us a sum of money by letter, and said in a postscript "If none of my brother Sub-Treasurers finger this before it reaches you. please send me a receipt." Louisville Journal. A Signature. The infant daughter of Louis Phillip p u the French King, has been nametl V.ctoria Augusta Ltidovic Lucca Isabella Amelia Filomena Helena Penelope Uourbon. Il stops there. Monu.E A slip from the Mobile Chron icle, by tho late express mail, contains a paragraph calling on the citizens of Mobile nol to abandon the city to a mob, and urging upon them to (tike measures to maintain law and order. Wo fear that this paragraph has reference to some out rages committed in Mobile, which, from Ihe manner in which they aro alluded to, have either created great consternation among the people, or been tvidcly partici pated in by the citizens. Casualtv Yesterday the life of a lit. tie child in this city two years old was put in danger by swallowing a quantity of ars enic, which had been iinprutlent'y left mix ed ll'iiir for the purpose of destroying rats. Dr. Rkillon, when called in, happily recol lected the case of Miss Eastman, now in this city, who was saved in such a case by taking a strong infusion of tobacco. Ac cordingly H was freely administered to this child, which was promptly relieved evi dently by some properties aide from thoso of a cathartic or emetic TVoy Whig. Frost. There was a severo frost at Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday night of last week, which cut off corn, vines, potatoe tops, and all the tender vegetables. Tho dow drops standing upon the leaves of tho cabbages were frozen solid. A New Move. Tho Nnshville Whig of the 31st tilt., mentions that Mr. Speaker Polk announced himself as a candidate for Governor of Tennessee, at Ihe August 1 election in 1039, at a public dinner near J Murfreesboro' on tho 30th August. Gen. Carroll, wo understand, formally declined in favor of Mr. Polk, on account of ill health, iSic. The crop of wheat raised in Livingston County, Michigan, is estimated at 20 bush, els for each inhabitant. The county has been ecttled llirco years.

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