Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, June 25, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated June 25, 1847 Page 2
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' - BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 25, 1847. lo preserve and protect. Duty, honor. and dignity itself Imposed upon us the necessty of not losing a season of which the monarchical putty was taking violent advantage, for not a moment was to be lost ; and we acted with the promptness it decision necessa ry in a case so urgcntjojivoid thereby a complication of interests, which might render our relations more difficult and involved." Now, mark what tlicso now and vast revela tions turn to, with the aid of a littlo running commentary I Reasons of high policy and a Continental American interest precipitated events. Mexico refused to adopt these "reasons;" the "policy and Interest," therefore, which " precipitated events" that la, the War were ours. Our co.tTMEaTAL roLtoy precipitated the war. But while our Cabinet was " ardently" laboring for peace and conciliation by ordering an army to advance Into Mexican territory " a misfortune the least looked for" over-el the Hcrrera Ad ministration. Vet that very misfortune had been all Die while held up by our Government to Ambassador Slidell as certain to happen, if the Mexican Government vieldcd to his requisition to be received as full Minister. Herreka told him see the correspondence that they had not agreed, nor did t,hey dare to receive him, ex rent as a Commissioner 1 that the verv supicion of audi a thing had strengthened against him a party that of I'aredes then intriguing for hist overthrow. Well. Mr. Slidell. in spite of all these very reasonable representation1!, persisted j Quarrelled upon the mere mode and title of his iplomacy, mere matters of form to every body but him, and came away rather than put up with the half-title of a. mere Commissioner : or clso catno away because this Government sought n pretext, not a settlement. His conduct compel led the Mexican President to ilivulce the nego tiation for his own justification ) and the popular feeling running high against any such conces sions to us as Heriiera was accused of bring about to make, he was upset by I'aredes. 1 his event, it is easy to see from the context, is that which our Government now says " blocked up every avenue which could lead to an honorable settlement between the two nations" because " the new Government discarded the national in' terests as well as those of Continental America,' and preferred foreign influences the most op rjositc. fEuroDean ones.l " fatal to Mexican LI berty and the Republican system, which the United States hold it a duty to preserve and pro tect." Thus " duty, honor, and dignity itself vnposrd on us the necessity oj not losing a season of which the monarchical party was taking vio lent advantage ; for not a moment teas to be lost, and we actc,d with the promptness and decision necessary in a case so urgent ;" that is to say, " everv avenue to neace beintr now blocked up," we " precipitated events" to speak plainly, a", indeed, in this connexion, the President did in l,i t last Annual Message to Congress, ordered Gen. Taylor to advance to Matamoros, and so, without loss of time, brought on the tear ! Out of the diplomatic phrases prescribed to Scott, from Washington, in winch the General whole paragraph is wrapped up, we have thus drawn, as all must admit, its real meaning, which, is neither more nor less, in brief, than this: that Mexico, in violation of the American continental sustem, was about to return to a mon- archical form of (Internment under a European prince; and that to prevent it we made haste to go to war with her, lest, if wc delayed, she should be able to complete a league with some of the monarchical powers of Europe, and be thereby enabled to maintain her national exist ence. Now, we undertake to show that this Admin Istration after-thought, this new governmental theory of the war, is one quite as fallacious as all preceding systems of Cabinet pretences. First of all, this pretence of a necessity im posed on us, by the peril of Mexico's setting up a Kingly Government under a I'rince to be bor rowed lrom hurope, is a pitiable political ana chronism, which the least examination of dates totally explodes. It was only when Mexico saw not which way to turn, in order to save herself lrom our advancing aim remorseless encroach ments when she perceived that icxas was Sonc, that our hand was on all this side of the iio iravo, ana mat California who next tu bo torn from her that, in her despair, with our fleets besetting her ports in both seas and our army threatening her frontier, she entertained, among a small part of her citizens, and these the most inveterate of the War party, any idea of taking refuge under a stronger form of Govern ment and a European alliance, from destruction by us. It was after the refusal to receive Mr. Slidell as full Minister that the " virtuous and patriotic Administration of Herrpra" that which rejected him fell ; and it was only after the ac cession of I'.iredef, its subverter, that a small porticn of the war party, headed it was sup posed by him, turned their last hopes of inde pendence to this scheme of a monarchy. But the plan if it had even been conceived at the tinio when as this latest of the many-tongued proclamation: distinctly admits) " every aveiiu to an honorable settlement between the two na tions was blocked up" never enlisted any pop nlar support: Mexico thought herself driven to no such forlorn remedy ; would not barter her aspirations to Republican freedom for even her elf-preservation; and presently, when convin ced that such was the project of I'aredes, over set him, by an almost universal insurrection, to re-instate the expelled Santi Anna, made popu lar again, out of his late detestation, bv his op position to the monarchical scheme. This is a history not to be disputed : for every body knows it to be the true one. For thi, its last effort at lelf-exculpatinn, the Administration lias drawn upon Its imagination, where it should luvc con sulted its memory or dreaded the public's. To find defensible motives for its conduct, it has feigned facts of only subsequent existence ; facts never in their truo amount iiistil'vinsr fif thev had even directed its course, and, worst of all, tacts wmcn im conduct atone causen, inicaa of their inducing its conduct. Nothing, we re peat, but its merciless proceedings ever led a mall party in Mexico not lovers of monarchy, but seekers of salvation from ruin and a detcsu ble conquest to form any such idea; and that Idea was, among a people republican enough at least never to stomach the thought of a King, rejected with indignation by the country, lrom one end to the other. But, suppose this new pretext to be ever so well founded, what right has this Government, upon any principle of public law or of establish ed domestic policy, to dictate to any nation what form of government it shall set up, or what change it snail or snail not mako in that gov ernment ? Can any thing be more monstrously repugnant to the theory and practice of our own Government, or to all the principles of Repub licanism on which both our Government are bated I Our Constitution, like that of Mexico, is subject to amendment by the People through a prescribed method. They may, if it pleases them, in their sovereign power, annul it. and substitute for it another. But could such an absurdity be conceived of as that Mexico, or anv other Power, should come in and demand of us to take our whol Government into custody, and hold It In durance by means of a conquering army, upon any such miserable pretence as is rt up in this Proclamation ! We urge all this with the less reserve, be cause we cannot consent that a principle so ab horrent shall gain credit, currency, or even tole ration and impunity, under the patriotic name of ScoTr, and because there is no reason to suppose that the heads of the Mexican nation are such drivellers as not to be able to distin guish our opinion from that of those of our countrymen who alone, and not wc or our polit ical triends, have the power to control tho qucs tion of peace or war in this Government. But. if the new pretext for the War were not wholly foreign to thu duty as well as the policy of this nation foreign to its position and for eign to its mission what possible ground could it constitute 'fur making war upon Mexico! Willi oiexico.wwu.'iiavc "wo in iib cse.sw ted ill the Proclamation whiclv we. have ai readv shown, had no extstence was- to enable , J.r. r . ""li.i V. i.. I i:. nerscii ny lurvigu sr-i 10 nuiiumi ntt own jm leal existonco. Whatever quarrel we might havo had on the occasion of such an arrange ment, with which our right to Interfere Is al legod, would rightfully have been, not witli Mexico, but with the Powen ifnoM interference should hnvn nlarnil in icntutrdv this " American Continental Interest" and this " high pol'cy" of which nobody had over heard belore It sprung, full-armed, from the teeming Intellect of our President and Ins Cabinet. Where, indeed, for such an abhorrent excuse for a furious nnslntirrht as this War such an incredible allegation of purposes and principles in support of it, aro we to find any parallel ? We know hut nno. Indelible imnresscd Upon our memory ; and that is in the bombardment ot io- . I I . r . 1. - T1- I . I. tlnn, 1.1' the .'uungi'ii iiiiu suiuru ui mu isdiiisn wv' 'j - rit sh. In 1807. Tim history nf that crime well known ! but a brief recital of its main points will show that it nresents. crowded within a single action, a body of governmental guilt lar less man mai now nvuweu uy una iumn,.o. tion; that the bloodshed of this single scene Ttwo thousand Danes and two hundred unions was far less ; that the attack had a much clearer necessity to excuse it; that Great Britain stopped nl Ihe ainrrtn ohier.t nf r.nrrvinir oil" a fleet and . . y . . . . . ' . jv,i !... naval stores wnicn miifftl nave come 10 lummy, Bonaparte s hands, and be used against her ; tnat the added not to her riiilt lluit of seizing upon tho whole for even half! tho Danisli dominions, in order to widen her own ; thai site sci up no claim of reimbursement for her expenses 01 in- asion and slauchter. If. at tho time, Britain and Denmark were friends, the United States and Mexico were not enemies, but Had treaties of peace and friendship existing between them ...ll I.I..I. il-.. !..... l n!n't tpnlrn f.l nn.l Ulllll UUr lllll U,lllllUlll jviivj w.wnu it. severed those relations. We know no more faithful history of the times which it embraces than'Balnes'O IVotj of tho French Revolution. Two brief cxtractB from it r London edition. 1817i auarto. lol. 11. VP 45 and 471 win snow wnai was me suuauon ui things tinder which England " precipitated events, and what excuses her Ministry made to mankind. We will connect tho two passages by a few words of statement as to the facts of the bomuaruineni iiscn : " The year 1807 beheld the continent of Europe ap. Daren! v nrostrate at the feet of France. The disci' nline of Austria and Prussia hod disanocaled before the numbers and the enthusiasm of the French armies and the predominant genius of llieir leader. The so vereigns of those countries Imd seen their capitals filled with hostile armies and their Hying courts hovering on the frontiers of their former dominions. The house of Hnnsburghad ceasad to give emperors to Germany and the downfall of n constitution, transmitted from the leudal ages, was beheld without astonishment, and urobabiv without regret. The battleof Friedlund had convinced the Einjierorof Russia of the necessity of pence ; onu ine treaty 01 lusit, concluded on tue Bill of July, rather proclaimed than confirmed the power of Bonaparte and the weakness of his adversaries. In these circumstances ihe eyes of all Europe were fixed upon England. In her they beheld n l'ower which had uniiormiy resisted with vigor and wuh cotnpara live effect the encroachments ot the continental Colas- Sim ; and in struggling to support ,thc political lystetn of civilized EuroDe. she had respected the laws bv which it was regulated. In the midst of the disasters and errors ol the continent Denmark had rcniainei unmolested, protected bv the firm but temperate Doll tics of her court, by the attachment of the inhabitant to the fainilv ot the sovereign, and to their own na tional indepcndance,by the rigid Observance ol a strict neutrality, and by the moral turpitude, attached to un provoked aggression. From die general policy of the French Emperor every tiling was to be apprehended J and the Crown Prince of Denmark, draining the rest of his dominions of their forces, had for three years kept the flower of Danish youth assembled on the bordeis of Ilolstcin to protect the only quarter in Inch aggression seeineu 10 ue possible, lrom tne entrance ol tnai army wnicn had long Hovered on its frontier. The historian then proceeds to relate the ap pearance oi me uritisu armament on tne coast ol Denmark ; the astonishment and indignation wiin wnicn me miles saw themselves suddenly summoned to deliver no their fleet an astonish ment which Mexico would have equally felt, it what is now revealed had been urged on her, nut that the conduct of this Administration had prepared her to exnect of it everv thinr mon strous; Ihe peremptory language of Mr. Jackson afterwards envoy hither, and so odious, as " Copenhagen Jachon," that his presence here asjinusn amDassauor " precipitated the event' o, our ,.ir or IHIM ; Ihe rpsoiute rcjociion oi ni ueniaous : me uomoaruinent. and its Havoc ii Copenhagen, which, like Vera Cruz, was half destroyed. He then relates the impression pro duced through Europe bv the act. and the ex cuses nf the English Ministry, described by ijcign nuni as " the cream of orations In behalf of bombarding one's friends and relations." rnoji iiii.Es' history. " Calculating thu amount of the gain by this unpre cedented operation, England had obviously lo set olf, first, the expense attending the exiedition to Copenha gen, which probably amounted lo the prime cost of the captured vessels; second, ihe implacable animosity ot the whule Danish nation against this country, devo ting them, with all the resources of Denmark, tu the service of liouaparie ; third the resentment expressed and acted unon bv the Einuerur of Kuasia. which re. mentedif it did not dictate his alliance with France ; and, lastly, and above all, ihe diminution ot that high national character, and consequent inlluencr, which Great Britain had hitherto enjoyed among the nations of Europe. It was indeed asserted, in justification of this measure, that ' his .Majesty hnd received the most positive information of the determination of the pre sent ruler or France to occupy with a military lorce the territory of llulstein.tor ihe purpose of excluding Great Britain from her accustomed channels nf mm. munication with the continent ; or inducing or compel ling the Court of Denmark lo close the passage ot the Sound against British commerce and navigation ; and of availing hunseltoftheuid oftheDanish marine for me invasion oi ureal untain and Ireland and fur ther, ' Holstem once occupied, Zealand would be at the mercy of France, and the navy of Denmark at her disposal.' The evidence of the positive information Here alluded to was never exhibited ; but it was con tended, and from high oulhoriiy, that ministers had no occasion to produce proof of their assertion, that the lotui wmcn jiisiinra tne seiture ot me Danish fleet were public and notorious, and were to be found in ihe power aud animosity of France; the weakness and hostile disposition of Denmark; and the importance other invv towards the success nf anv nlnn u.i.i.i. ,k. enemy might adopt for the invasion ol these realms. wat intitlrd. nJ,.,,i -.. ojneeeuity: and the measure adopted wat one of " I THE DARK AND TROUBLED ftlOItT THAT IS Uroft US, THERE IS NO STAR ABOVE THE HORIZON TOUIVE USA GLEAM OF I.1UHT, EXCEI'TINO THE NTELLIOENT, PATRIOTIC WlIIO TARTV OF THE United States." Daniel Webster. jfree )rc00, DURMNGTON, Vt. FIUDAY MOKN1NO, JUNE S3, 1817. Wltia STATE VOSVENT10X. The Whigs of Vermont are invited to meet in State Convention bv delegates, at MoNTrsLttR on Wednes day, tiik 7tii day of July next, at 10 o'clock, A. M., for the purpose of nominating a ticket for State officers, and taking all other measurcsjiccessary, preparatory for the next election. HARIIY BRADLEY, " ANDREW TRACY, E. P. WALTON, Jr., State SOLOMON FOOT. V Central A. L. MINER, Committee.. GEO. W. COLLAMER, ELIJAH CLEVELAND, J June 2, 1847. Doston Notions. I don't know what they expected, but suppose they would not have wondered to see him tear the pulpit to pieces or throw the Bible at their heads. We stopped St the American Hotel, and were join ed, soon after our arrival, by several of the party who separated from us ot Bellows Falls. In the language of one of the waiters ' all Boston " appeared to have arrived. This hotel is in a good situation, fronting on a common ; on the right of the square is the Court House, a pretty building ; and on the left the Custom House, which Is not pretty, but rather a disgrace to Ihe country. Uncle Sam ought to afford a more or namental house for the residence or business nl so use ful an officer as his Collector of Customs. The hotel Whrit arc we fighting fort Commencing on the first page of this paper will be found the article from the National In telligenccr to which we briefly invoked the attention of our readers last week. Wo now desire to reiterate every sentiment we then ut tered commendatory nf this thorough and bril liant review of the dishonorable, huckstering, vascillating and inconsistent course of the Presi dent and his Administration respecting tho ex- sting most miserable and detestable war. Wc have read the article through a second time with increased gratification. It is invincible both in.its facts and arguments, and well enti tled to the cool and dispassionate attention of every American citizen who, in great National exigencies, loves his Country as heartily as he despises the grovelling spirit of mere Party. The able, eloquent and patriotic Editor of the Intelligencer is entitled to the warm gratitude of the people of the whole Union for the firm, judicious, consistent and unwavering manner in which he has resisted both tho unconstitu tional and utterly reckless measures that directly led to this War upon a Republic witli whom this great nation ought to be too magnanimous to quarrel, and against tho War itself. His blows, directed by a vigorous, cool and logical intellect, havo struck fire more than once from the flinty head of the Government editor and organ. TAi's time, however, that sapient expo nent and apologist of Presidential folly is com pletely at fault for a tciggle! We are sure our readers will like to sec in what manner the lnion meets the cgent statements and argu ments of tills merciless castigation of its mas ter, and we therefore givo them a specimen. Verily, the organ of this popular Administration is driven into straightened circumstances when its only remaining resource is the silly twaddle, and convulsive attempts at wit liko the follow ing i From the Union of the ICtA intt. The Avalanche. We know not what more appropriate name to give to the iong and elaborate editorial of the ' National Intelligencer" of Saturday last unless, indeed, it might also pass under the name of the mammoth arti cle occupying, text and notes together, almost eight of the ponderous columns of that journal ! Its very magnitude is a burlesque upon all " fair and decent1' discussion. Few men have time to read it, or even the courage 10 undertake if Tliose who seriously at tempt It, must proceed, by degrees, to enrry on ihe siege. The must take it leisurely attacking one part of it before their meals, and part after their meals now. in the cool of the morning, and then in the cool of the evening. Does the " Intelligencer" recol lect that this is the warm season of ihe j ear, when the farmer has his harvest to reap, and the merchant his ship to load ; and when all readers have something better to do than to devote their precious time lo this pmcy production 1 We defy any man to say, witli a Bale conscience, that he has read it through, much less digested its voluminous contents. Wc defy most of ihe Whigeditors to republish it. They ore content to lake ontheir caps, and let the monster pass on to its interment. They may well say, (to us the cant phraseology of Ihe day,) "We have seen the ele phant;" but they can, in honor, say very little more. For our own patt, we can aver we have yet seen no man who has read it through : aud we mav franklv add, that we have made the attempt, but have not succeeded in wading tnrougn the immense quagmire. We have glanced at it tried to catch the substance of it, as merchants buy, by samples ond we ore free to sav tnat tne neoas oi t ie argument wc nave caucnt up. and the narticular nassnces we have read, are as monstrous os mey are ridiculous assertions wunout argument, and enarges wunoui evidence. was orlcinallv the mansion of Governor Van Ness. Portion, ho nA hl nnn-Wrrod filond mlrrlit sr. and having purchased another place ol residence, he I ,. ... . n . i. . i enlarged it, huilt a large hall on one side and turned Se matters belter at a personal Interview. It h into a puonc nouse ; anorner nciuuion nas oeen j, evident that Santa Anna does not understand made this spring, four stories high, and capable of . , , , n i . j. I n accommodating is many people as the oldpaif ofthe,tn9 ,erm on which our President directed Com. house. It is well kept, but was evidently planned by . Connor " not to obstruct his return to Mexico," During the recent Railroad " anniversaries, " as our readers are aware, several gentlemen connected with tho Boston Pros', were tempo rary visitors among us, and ccsiv'tUtnicatcd to the columns of their respective Journals certain " jottings by tho way " of matters that they deemed worthy of notice, aside from tho matter- of-fact statistics of Railroads. Tho letters of these gentlemen are asrceablo and interesting, pirticularly as they evidently came Into our sen iVi're railway State as connoisseurs rather than partisans. We believe but one single par agraph of disparagement was aimed at the "old Rutland Road," and that was (funnily enough) directed towards the rathcrish exploded bug-bear of" the Whitehall Tap I" A very Intelligent and good-natured correspondent of tho Boston Courier o( tho 17th Inst, however, "rapped that snake on the head with his spoon," and wo sus pect It has gone back again into its hole ! So we will not say a word about it. Yermonters understand the matter well enough without any display of our learning on the subject ! If there is any obliquity of understanding in the premi ses it is in Boston. We give below extracts from the correspon dence of the Atlas and the Courier. The wri ter in the Atlas we sec no impropriety in assttnv ingto be Dr. Brewer, a gentleman no less widely than favorably known as an ardent and accomplished Naturalist himself, and therefore quito competent to speak of the unobtrusive though rare and high attainments, in that re. spect, ol our townsman to whom he so kindly and so gracefully alludes. Correspondence of the Atlas. Uurmnoton. Vt.. June 8th. 1817. Our nartv of eentlemen interested In railroads from Boston lo and through this place your correspondent was nearly Ihe only rfis-iniercsted one of the number have been scattered in all directions. The most are on their way to Whitehall and Saratoga j a few have gone northward to Montreal, a few more arc on their way nomewara , retracing tneir inoisicps. nno ther liasheei, favored wilh an invitation from the ore .; ,l.a n.tonclmrrt P.n ton in Ilia hfrht wagon, behind a pair of as handsome black Iioibcs as The city papers are, and have been for week ttZflirJLZoT fiIlcd 10 " nauseating point of rumor, and re Ontario, while your correspondent, together with two 1 ports respecting the war, of the idlest and most rlS'.Mffra' loveft rovTvyiSd.l,e i " Impc-ible to glean scenes of mingled grandeur and quiet beauty that it . the grain of correct intelligence that is over iooks upon, onu lur more so hi oiy uiiriiiciii.v. cmcr Polk'aMwsensrofPesw, Bewta Ansa. The following passage occurs in a letter of SanU Anna to tho Mexican Minister of War. It has reference to General Scorr'a Proclama tion after tho battle of Cerro Gordo. It will bo seen that Polk's friend, Santa Anna on whose influenco he so strongly relied to bring about a peace, is In rather a warliko frame of mind We are afraid Polk will have to go himself. a member ol an anli-bclt-rinoini; soeietv. for not bell did I hear while in the house, nor could any of us find one foruse ; perhaps this was as well, for it obliged us to be democratic and wait upon ourselves. i raveiers ore very opt to Dccoine aristocratic andean lor loo much attention. The room in which I slept was one of the ha f dozen or more which had been constructed in the old assem bly hall, and bid defiance to any thing like privacy, for no one could breathe within its four walls without being heard by his next neighbor. While silting by myself, about ten o'clock on Saturday night, I heard a steady breathing as of some person asleep, and was obliged to look under and into tne bed, and under the cnair ana taDie, Deiore l couia oc sansueu mai some one else was not in the room with me ; it was only one of our tired companions enjoying his usual night's sleen in the net t nnnrtment. Ill view of the early completion of the railroads to Burlington, speculation hns commenced in real estate, ana nic iaie residence ol uov. van fcss,ai some uis tance frum the hotel, inrtmlina his mansion and about seventy acres of land, has lately been purchasedot the sum of SI 1.000. ond is to be cut ud into building- lots. There are no finer places for building houses man can oe round nere, and tne land is very proouc live, and the climate Dure and healthv. The inhabl tnnts arc overflowing with hnsnitalitv. Bnd a residence among them would be aa pleasant and agreeable as could be hid at any place 1 know of. The Central Uailroad will, without dnnht. he entirely completed by a year from next November, thus furnishing eosy, daily communication to Boston. Much ot this road is graded between Montpeher and this place, and tne line between Montnelier mul Windsor is nearly ready lor the rails. The controctcr is pressing forward his work as rapidly as possible, and the directors are un ceasing in their endeavors to have it well done and speedily finished. In a year and a half from this time 1 expect to be able to make another visit to Burlington in one day, without gelling out of the cars after leaving iuBion. j, it. ii. The War. or that he is designedly humbugging the astute Mr. Polk : But In the midst of the malevolence teneonal which General Scott shows he has against me, he does me too mucn nonor wnen ne saya mai nicy naa oeen ue- i ceivedss to my real intentions, and that on account of tnts mistake his uovermeni permiueo me to paon ra . , . L. '.I , o.- .1 IT..:.-. I my country. inae.u,mosi cucuem on, u,c umwu States did deceive wnen mey ureamea tnat i was rnnfthle nf hetrnvinff mv country. Before this should hnnnen.I wnnlil nrelerto be consumed bv fire Slid my ashes should be scattered that not a single atom be. left- Would to God the Mexicans would open their eyes to discover the poison in the golden chalice that the ThePromitinus of Co.Nscir..vcE.-The New Orleans Picayune givea the following extraordinary case of the working of conscience in a voter in that city, who had uuiic nunc iiiuu ins uuiy ui me tuic municipal eieC' tion : " All alomr a'wantinu to do what was rieht sir ' whimpered the prisoner, awakening to a sense of his turpitude. I'm a victim to conscience sir. I al'aya want to do what's right. I went in the nioruin' and voted one ticket, cause I seed that it was the reg'ler ticket, and I thought if it was reg'ler it must be right. Pretty soon somebody asked me hnd I voted, and when I told him I had, he asked me how, and when I told him the rec'ler ticket ond what uamea was on it. he toiu me tne country was ruined : mat i d put a rope round every poor man's neck and draped the slippery noose tight : that I'd twitched the last morsel of food outnf the orphan's moulh and betrayed the unhappy wiuuwb 1-iirin.eit IIIC cunrill UI lllc Mississippi , iuui ished the inspection of steamboat biiers, and( the gen rai nursling up ol an inc. steamboats on tne river. wiin uunccouiiinoie loss ouiie.wou d ontv oe an over ture of a dissolution and gen'ral burstin' up of the UlllUll. ' What a denlornhle nielnre 1" Afliil the Recorder. " Yes sir," said the prisoner sorrowfully," and when Iheard that. I went rnrlit nlFnnil innlf In tlritllcill' and drinkin', and finally rVaineto the conclusion that if iu vim r u wroue: I'd tin nnce l he matter bv heavnr in ticket on the other side. The resuonaibility was loo great. 1 could n't stand up and have every man, wo man, and child in, the Slate pint their fingers al ,"e. "d say, there goes the man that's destroyed the 1 he Unhannv vielim nf tnfn wit too miwh overpowered lo proceed further. The Recorder mo tioned to the olficeri and lie was removed for further uuu iuiuic examination. Ma. ATOCUt'S SuCCtWia. Noluill,.n;nn lh denials that have anwared hi m,nv i ii, n UCts a..u,M t x.ian.c ,1UI,I1 me UMOII lUeil, 11 seems that Mr. I Birr Aiit gune to Mexico aa a diplo matic agent of our Government. A letter in the New Orleans commercial I lines o ihe 18th Inst., an. nounceshis artival ot Vera Cruz, with dispatches for Gen. Scott and Commodore Pebbv. The Vera Cruz correspondent of the limes says, " Mr, Trial is Me Uteernmeni in Mexico, ue goes wiin ine train to- mnrrnw to meet lielierul &COll.anU Will doubllem iriv. iiim umpte instructions for the effective prosecution ..iilIH u'.irt" This is nil which had transpired in Nw Orleans relative io Mr-Trist's-mission ; but we leant from ihe" Washington .conespoudeiice.ot the. Courier and Enquirer, that Mr. TriMuandejstood to be asso ciated with General Scott in lduty of dictating a peace in ihe" JhtoVof lhf-MoMfiumi5."-ioy It'Aif . prise, and warm-hearted hospitality ol its people. So much has been already said, ohd, for all I know to the contrary, sung, of the beauties of Burlington, that 1 teel in duty bound to spare your readers inc. in whelmed in the cart-loads of chaff that is thus poured in upon us. If we were to publish half these reports and rumors we should only have . Vermont Central Itnilrond. 'Wo find in the Monljielicr Watchman the Reports of the Directors and the Treasurer of tho Vermont Central Railroad Company, and givo them below. They present the affairs of the Corporation in a flourishing condition, and such as appears to warrant the expectation of the President that "one-half of the road fiom tiie Connecticut to Northfield will be In opera tion by the. 1st day of January next." We gave the names of the now Board of Di rectors in our last : DIRECTORS' REPORT. To the Stockholders of the Vermont Central R. R. Company: Your Boord of Directors reports, that since the last annual meeting the work upon the rood has been nrosecuted without intermission. excCDt SO far SS no- cessary uunng tne season ot trost, wnicn was utuiuuif ed to an'unusually late period ill the spring; but it la believed that this unfavorable circumstance will bs compensated by an enlarged force under the energetic contractor to whom the work is committed, so as to complete a portion of the road within the present year. The .entire line may be properly divided Into three divisions, to wit: from Windsor to the mouth of White u.t..r fe. .:!. . r.nm.,l.M Mn...l. ! tirt.;,.. 1 : - t,vr, aw (tiun , nwiii'iiii: iiiuniii ui . line IVIVCI IV Northfield, 53 51 miles; and from Northfield to Bur- perfidious Scott proffers to them, ond that Ihe reply to J lington, 48.21 miles total 1 16.7 miles. The amount his proclamation msy be one shout of universal mdig-, 0f work done on these divisions up to the 25th of May nation against the invaders of ou- soil. Let a war be made against ihese without period, that when we may no longer be able, because Providence may have de creed tne subjugation of this unfortunate country, there may remain to our. children or grandchildren, when tne wratn ol tne ummpotent snail nave passen.ine nohle work of revenirinir the outrages committed bv the Republ'cofthe.UnitedSftes on Mexico. (Inn nnil Liberty ! ANTONIO I.OPEZ DE SANTA ANNA. To his Excellency the Minister of War and Marine- " Very like a whnle I" The soft and downy successor of.Major Gen eral Benton, Mr. Polk's special favorite and chum Major General Gideon J. Pillow, (Gid eon was a mighty sword-bearer of old I) in his reply to the expose ol the officers of the Tennes see Regiment, which we published last week, nays : At this sunnosed anzlt no cum could be seen, and none were believed to be there though rn the last last was os follows : From the moulh of White River to Wind sor, (18933 04 From Northfield to the mouth of White River, ' 312,485 09 From Butlington to Northfield, 281,764 56 ' Total, 786,777'6 From this statement it appears thst the work has been commenced, and has to a great extent progressed, on the entire line, embracing first the most difficult and expensive portions, so as to complete the whole road at a'n early period. Last autumn the Board was apprised that it) case any portion of the rood shall be completed, n conneclion could lie had by railroad with Boston s early; as November of the present year. No doubl could lie entertained that it wns ihe true policy of the Company Incomplete 'a portion of' its road, in order Hint the capitariuvesled may be earning for the stockholders at tlie earliest moment ; ond therefore, in November last, the President was directed n " causa thc-rond to le constructed from the point of junction with the Sullivan Railroad to Northheld, as rapidly as is consistent with the interests of the Company, so as to be rittirely completed to that point by the first of November' next, and as mucn lartner as is praenca- so as to prevent any completion of the whole flietimi of mnrh unon thnt head. Hut should there be i ti contradict thnm in ntir nevt. One dv tho nh. n"yte' statement comes that the Pueblan. had especially of that portion thnt borders upon the lake, risen upon Gen. Worth s command, and " cut bid them for me certainly to wait no longer than until i a nn ..s ... , , ,,. . j... the"ironhote,"nextsummer,willbringthem,inad. uu u 1,15 "oops i iiie next oay vance of Ihe winds, to the very centre and summit ot shows it to be false. Again we are told that the Green Mountains. Jl they betruly wise, provided e,,,,, ,,., , ., .,. , , ,, ... they huvc any love of beautiful scenery, they will not' hlnta Anna has been stoned by the Mexican wait until then, but will come at once, by stage con-1 populace, and immediately thereafter we learn veynuce, whose slower progress will eunble Ihem bet-1 , . . ... .. ter to appreciate the many beauties that lie on their that lle ls uy no means treated with the disre way. Every route to this place lrom Boston, that lies spect that is alleged," but that, on the contra. througlierinont,aboundswillibenuliesoneveryside,l , , , ,, . . . , the niomeni you enter the limits of this Stnte j and ry he has been " invited to take possession of the day ofreconuoisance, something presenting the np- ' " 10 f';! "?" we ,""fveV' l"ie pur oj one gun was seen. Slill It was believed P"'- tlw attention 0f the contractor has been mainly to betheweakesTpointiti the line of works, and was, devoted during the present season to the eastern por- . . . ...' tidii iittl,,. Imo rpaninir however, fl tnrre st riiHi. there ore, se ccteu uy tne engineers on uuiy wiin my , '." : V" b rigode for on ossault. cult po"n,i V0? I,e 7m"""lcr' " unreasonable delay in the Co This ia fasrinntinn' in thi pytromp ! Wn al- . road. . j . ,1 Contracts have been mode for the whole iron for most woi:der that, on examining an enem) a J ,iw rood on terms favorable for the Company; also lire of fortification and seeing" something pre-1 for chairs, ties, and all other materials required for seating the appearance of one gun,"he did not at once suspect that it was a gun 1 " So high ot last the contest rose, From words they almost come to blows !" The two sub-divisions of the " Harmonious Democracy" in Albany the Old Hunkers and the Barnburners are getting entirely beyond negociation, and beginning to resort to the ultima ratio." On Saturday, the 1 2th hist. , Mr. Peter Caggcr, a gentleman whose principal occupation, as we infer from the name of his faction, is burning barns, concluded to diversity the monotony of that agreeablo pursuit by be stowing upon Mr. Edwin Croswcll, who is the Palinurus of tho Old Hunker gun-boat, a regular licking" in (he streets of the old Dutch Me tropolis ! The provocation is alleged to be that Mr. Croswell had made quito free with Mr. Cagger's name, or his business, (wo don't pre tend to know which,) in the columns of his Albany Argus, whereat Mr. Cagger was ex ceeding wroth and became infected with bloody thoughts. Catching Mr. Croswell in State street, lie asked him, with genuine Pickwickian politeness, if he irere the editor of his ou-njiaper ! and on that astonished gentleman's replying in the affirmative, he (Mr. Caggcr) made Inime d ate arrangements for " chawing him up" after the most approved modern style of fists and cow hides. Mr. Croswell, however, declined tho " chaw ;" and helping himself to Mr. Cagger'a weapon, with the least possible ceremony, was proceeding to certain hostile extremes with that gentleman, when "the affair" was brought to an inglorious close by the interposition of the bystanders ! This is all we know about it, and of tins we do not by any means feel entirely certain. We believe Mr. Croswell got rather the best of it, though we cannot help admiring the considerate magnanimity of Mr. Cagger in attacking the venerable editor in a public thoroughfare so that he Cagger could be " held " if he were likely to be too hard upon the veteran politician i whether von come bv the Rutland route, the road through the " Gulf," in Randolph nud Williamslown, through Northfield, or through Chelsea, the lover of nature will meet witli a trent he will not roon forget. And here, on the shores of Chaniplnin, with the mag niliceut panorama of the lake ind the mountains of .T i . .... i r 1 U..I.:..J .1.- jsew ioik vpreuu out ueiore iiieni,uuu ueiinm nic high peoks of the Camel's Rump and Mansfield moun tains, they will not fail to pause and gaze with delight ond interest upon the grand yet quiet beauties of the scenery. They will find here, too, population, whose refine ment, intelligence and hospitable character will not sutTer in the comparison with any other community that can be named ; and if they do not enjoy their visit to Burlington it will only be because thelaultii wholly and exclusively their own. No douht the University in this place has done much toeietalc, improve & establish these cliaracttr.stics of the society ol llurimgglou. it nns recently oeen lavnrea with a liberal donation of a very large amount ;if I am not mistaken its sum is fifty thousand dollars, the mu nificent bounty of a number of generous benefactors, which secures its continuance upon a permanent and abiding basis. This College has justly earned a favor able reputation from the high standing and talents of tne gentlemen who are, or nave oeen, connected wiin it. Among them wc may mention President Whee ler, Prolessurs Torrcy, Benedict, and others. Several of the gentlemen connected with this University rank deservedly high, for their proficiency in the natural sciences, and, ill this respect, it will compare very fa vorably even with Harvard and Ynle. Unconnected with the University, this place posses ses another gentleman, who, although almost unknoivn out of the limits ot his own town, and not fully appre ciated there, isone of the best naturalists in the coun try. Modest and retiring to the extreme in his dispo sition, unlike so many olhers.far from renhsing his own powers and claims to regarutnenasuevoiea Him self, in complete seclusion and retirement, to the study of nature, lie hnsbeen recently drawn somewhat out id ids usual seclusion, to take an important part in the geological a irvey of this Stale. It is to be regretted that his acquirements aud his learning should not be arawn out and made available to the public j and it is to be hoped that they may yet be more justly oppre cialed, os thev would not tail to be, should ihe oppor tunity ever oiler, to make them more generally know n. I spent a dehghtlul hour in his sociely, and wos obli ged to tear myself from it wuh great regret. The gen Reman of whom 1 have been sneakiui; occupies no public station, and the requirements of propriety. therefore, forbid that I should trespass upon his priva cy , by the public mention ot his name. I hope should this ever chance to fall before his eye, that he will ex cuse I have gone too far in referring to him at all. 1 trust the day may come wnen tne worm may know his transcendent though modest merits, as well as your correspondent when his name need no longer be held back lor the fear of a violation of the saucltty of private life, and when be may be enabled to pour out for Ihe benefit of others ihe fruit ofhii years of dili gent and attentive study of the beauties and wonders oi nature. The following is the style in which the Cou rier discourses upon Burlington and its " fix ings." As to Mr. Buckingham's strictures up on Uncle Sam's Custom House, it is evident that ho had not been inside of it ! So wc shall not inform him about the winding stairs, the lofty corridors, or the marble floors that that unambitious exterior conceals. Mr. B. should remember the maxim, " minium necretlecolori," and not draw hasty conclusions from appearan ces. When he visits Burlington ai'ain, we hope he will call on our gentlemanly Collector who, we doubt not, will take pleasure in exhibit. ing the unseen beauties of his official palace, Will Mr. Buckingham please not bestow nicknames upon the grand old Adikosdack Mountains ? As we approached Burlington, the hills or moun tains on ihe. other side of Lake Champtaiu appeared to view, ond for miles we rode on, with the Green Mountains behind and each side of us, and the Adi- norack Mountains in front. The sky was overcast wuh clouds, which, as they moved to ond fro, occa sionally let out the raysot ihe sun, first upon one bill capital !" The simple truth is, most of the immense swarm of Letter writers in Mexico don't attempt to expurgate the true intelligence from the false, but in their hot zeal fur giving the latest news' send off just what twaddle and humbug assails their cars. The consequence is that the truth in their voluminous and fast-coming communi cations bears about tho ratio to the falsehood that a drop of water docs to the Lake. We can only inform our readers that Gen. Scott and bis army aro still at I'uo'jU, and that Gen. Taylor remains at Monterey. When they go farther we will chronicle tho fact. Santa Anna has resigned the Presidency,thouph it is not stated that his resignation had been ac cepted. In the letter communicating his reso lution to retire he says: My conviclions are so sirong thnt I cannot douht that 1 ought not to retain the functions of the Presi dency, nor even bear the name of President ; and therefore it is I supplicate Congreas to relieve me from it forthwith, audio ileclare itself in permanent sess ion until it shall name some person to take charge of mat responsiDie uuiy. I hove complied with the call of my country till my force ia almost exhausted. I nave consecrated to jt my life, thelortune of my children, and even my own reputation ; my blood has been shed and my limbs hove been scattered in its defence and with pride I this day forever tcminnte my public career, without fear of infamy, and with a conviction that my services have been tlie offspring of loyalty and patriotism. I shall carry an upright countenance wherever for tune may lead me, and shall be able to say with sat isfaction, that I have not to drag about a dishonored name, of which my countrymen should be ashamed; but they will see in me a Mexican, loyal and potiiotic, who in all his efforts had but one object, his own honor and the happiness and tgrandizement of bis country, I pray your Excellencies to lay this before the Sov ereign Congress, and to receive the assurances of my particular consideration. God and Liberty. Mexico, 2Sth May. ANTONIO LOPEZ DE SANTA ANNA. To the Secretaries of Congress. Maryland Whig State Convention. The Maryland Whig State Convention, hav ing upon the 4th ballot nominated tlie Hon. Wm. T. Goldsbokocgii as its candidate for Gov ernor, the friends of the other candidates exprcs sel their hearty concurrence in the nomination. The convention adopted the following Reso lution : "Resolved. That the hlnh intellectual canacitv. the noble and generous qualities of the heart, the cool bra- extraoruinnry pruueiice, onu sirona pniciieni construction ; also tor a sufficient number ot cars and engines to commence running the rood ; and arrange ments hove been commenced for Ihe erection of the depots required from Connecticut River to Norlhfield. A contract has also been made for the delivery ol tlie iron nnd chairs upon the line of the road ; and if no unforeseen obstacles occur lo defeat the arrangements which have thus been made, one-half of the toad will be in operation by the first day of January next. Accommodating, as the Central Railroad niil ac commodate, a large and thriving population on the line ond its vicinage, and being one in a series of rail roads connecting the great Northern lakes and the capital of the Canadas with the Atlantic at Boston, the Board has been impressed Willi the conviction that the business of the Central Koad will in a short time demand all of which it is capable. It would therefore seem to be true economy so lo construe! the road in the outset as to secure every possible advantage for tne nccoinmounuon OI tue business wmcn urn; rrnrtrl nw whirh iinvp uniform! v )istncm.hett .Vm'or tairlv anticioated. hv usinc the most substantial male' General Zaehary Taylor, as a ciliien and a soldier, I rials and performing every part of the work in tlie give tne world assurance oi a man in wnom tne most inorougii manner. highest trust unJer our Constitution may be reposed with entire conhUence. Ho. Jour. O" Our neighbor of the Sentinel is falling into the Gazette vein in giving its War news. The following mysterious paragraph occurj in its " latest accounts" : A nrivste letter from Jalana savs that Col. Lnw- rence, bearer of dispatches, ond one of his escort were killed on the Vera Cruz road. This doubtless is a mistake for aour. Of course wc can't pretend to say whether it really t's a " mistake for sour," or not. There is nothing very sweet about it certainly. By the way, is the above one of the " Reports from all quarters" which the Sentinel says " show that the Mexicans prefer our rulers to their own ?" Will the Irasburgh Record inform the public who wrote " the beautiful lines on the occasion ot the death" of Mrs. Harvey, of Barton? Vt. Patriot of June 10. . The Record replies that it "does not know," and aa the Patriot maintains a " masterly in activity" in the matter, we are constrained to believe that our well-informed contemporary "does not know" that the lines in question (unquestionably-" beautiful1') were written by Mr. Woljt, an Irish clergyman, who is also shrewdly suspected of being the author of those" glorious verses, " The burial of Sir John Moore." Mr. Nott's Letters on the Wool Trade. Our readers who are specially interested in the matter will find on our first page No. 3 of Mr. Nott's able, interesting and useful " Letters on the Wool Trade." Wo suppose it is hardly necessary that wc should commend these letters to the attention of our Farmers. They are the work of an educated, practical and common sense man, and deal in plain facts and illustra tions well calculated to be of service to the wool grower. In the letter which wo publish to-day, the following passage occurs :- A fanner sold his wool ill a neighboring city, lot! year, for thirty cents a pound. lie has this moment carried his wool to the same place, clipped from the same sheep, aud every way a lot of wool similar lo that of last year, lie has driven from one end of the street to the oilier, and hss been offered only twenty four cents per pound." It will be observed, by referring to tlie date of tlie letter, that the words " last year " refer to 1845. " The greatest and smallest man in the world ar rived m town yeiierdsy morning from New Yoik, via-Hie fall liner Kailroad, iz: Daniel Webster and Gen. Tom Thumb." Boston Trantcript. The above is rather an incongruous mixture or ills physical and intellectual. If Mr. Webster had deferred his return to Boston until the pe riod of the reported Presidential t isit to that city, the 1 ranscript man would have had a rare chance We have therefore aimed to build a first class road, both s to permanency and ca pacity for business ; and so far as the permanency of the road already completed is concerned, ore pieasea to renort. that the test of the uast soring floods has served to confirm our best expectations no damage having occurred on any part ot me line, save me in considerable washing ot embankments to which all new work is subject. While lio reasonable expense has been spared to secure the excellence and permanency of ine road when completed,, there is every reason to anticipate! that the est of the whole wotk will justify the expec tations held out to the stockholders. The condition of the finances of the company will appear from Ihe statement of the Tteasurer, who i required by ihe 'ByLawsj to report to you, and who 'will doubtless make such suggestions as ihe interests of the Company require. During Ihe past year the relations of this Company witli all others, with which ils interests are connected, hive been of the most friendly character ; and ar rangements, deemed necessary for the mutual benefit of each, have been made in a spirit of liberality and justice which promises future harmony. 'Ifie Ver mont and Massochuseils, the Cheshire, ond ihe Sulli van roads, which, wuh ihe Fitchhurg road, form a lino connecting with the Central al Windsor and the Northern New Hampshire and the Conneclicut and Passumpsic Rivers roads, striking the Central line ot the mouth of White River ore now in the process of construction, and are all to be completed al the earliest period practicable. O.i the Western terminus ol the Central Road, the Vermont and Canada Railroad Company is ahoul to organize, and the Northern New Yoik road, from Loke Chomplain lo Ogdensburgh, holds out encouraging prospects lor speedy success. Capitalists of Boston nud stockholders of some of tho railroad corporations in interest, having already msde liberal subscriptions to its stock , the stockholders of iho Central Road are now asked to lake stock to the oniount ol $25,000 ; ond we embrace ihis occasion to extend tlie invitation to you. and most cordially io re commend ils acceptance. The Northern New York road is 115 miles in length, and the eslimnted cost of a first class road, of superior capacity tor transporta tion, exclusive of road furniture, is t'JW.OoO or barely fjl'J.UM per mile. It will smke Ihe lowest (pint oi sate navigation from all the large Northern likes, and with the V, nnont Cenirol and other con necting roads, form a line of urttnlemipted railroad transportion to Boston, shorter by iwo hundred miles than the present line from Bullalo to Boston, and shot ter by .about pne hundred and silly miles lhan ihe line of transportation by railroad or canal, and the North River, from Buffalo to New York. Taking into view ihe immense resources for freight, not only in the iron regions of Northern New Yoik. but in all tne lerruory ooruermg upon ine Iroca Ontario means a email man in any respect except in staturo. " Reports from all quarters show that the Mexicans prefer our rnlers to their own.' ' Burlington Sentinel if- Democrat. Exciting rumors prevailed at Vera Crui, from Puebla, to the effect that the citizens bad risen upon Gen. Worth ond cut off six or seven hundred of his men. The rumor waa in e cry man's mouth, and much evidence is given to support it. iiurlinglou Sentinel if Democrat. ID" The IV, Patriot, alluding to its article charging us with being " remarkable for our abuse of the Catholics," says : The Burlinzton Free Press is informed that "ahime" wss not ihe word terif ten although it seems to have r".Y?i". "5.:""01. ,,-ie ".."" P"n. " been the word vrintrd. ul"'oiuer, giving us iiuuureus w uiner- Th , ., p .,.,. .... ... em biiducn uiKreeu and vellow and b ue : tlie Clouds ,."...."......- .--. ....., ..v v..wu,u ilie, s. .I..,, ......i .. ii ? in muia mnt f , "v uniit, w, mountain height, assumed various fancy colors, as well as shapes, and all w aa beauty and sublimity com bined. One might write Doelrv amid such scenes. Pillows at a discount. - j It may be referred to as an evidence of the contempt for luxuries which prevails among our soldiers In Mexico, that tlie only Pillow that was known to be at Vera Cruz and Cerro I Gordo was returned to the States in as good condition as it was when It was furnished to the ijmy never having had a head on it. The Locofoco Bute Convention' wilf be held at Montpclicr on thc'7th proximo. provided he were alone, and nrnvi.te.f he had the lal. ent ; but in a jolting wagon, and in company, and without much skill in making rhymes, all my poetry is in my thoughts. Words will not jingle in the midst (( a miscellaneous conversation, and by the time I found myself alone, with pen, ink ond paper, I had not torguiien the scenes, lor their impression will never be ell'aced from the mindi but my thouuhts were on mailers of a more worldly nature. We are nnf nnur .litln( (tis Snipi of the Age. If he continue his present traitorous course toward the country we fear Ine time will come when he will be glad to forget that he ever edited any paper. Will the Patriot do ua the justice to " blow up" tho compositor in his office who " took the responsibility " of printing what waa not wriV ten I Touching the other paragraph, as the Patriot is sensitive about Ihe " Age," and as he really 'ri . - . . . nn, n sl i.8 i mmrll!,Tl,!f'll nere, ieit pretty much all the matter and manner of and on Sundays they are we I h ied. They belong to . . ... , , .. almost all secti The next day alter we arrived, nr. I ,,,at u"Wuo concern at Woodstock, wo are dis- Ptabotfv of the Unitarian ,tiirh runni. nli&nnt. his t nn.A,l n .... n,.,l.lnn . ,1. . I. . . ( . b , Ha . ,,ul veil- a pulpit was supplied by Rev. Mr. .Shed, one of the olli cersol the College, an Orthodox clergyman. What o designation of one's creed is this term trMooVr.and how much it means ill these our days, and iu New hnglaiid! It is applied to the professors of one la'uh only, by the worshippers of all others thereby gi ing the lie to their own professions. If pile's. own doc trine s not orthodox, by does he 'maintain it and preach it, and quarrel for it 1 Mr, Sbed prsachtd a VerV OCCCDtable Sermon. n3 aonr- aF1 -Ant nf,tru,r much disappointed to find that he wss o ressonable. DUR. hrvLLVix- hilly, lliat he Iwcll known raya supplied B,trtiii, vimra y found iu a "traitor" we cannot "acknowledge the corn." P!;, j,1 Give us something to fight for, a good cause all kind of . .a.n,i.t. r. i r .,' i , st liberal ad- uiiu ,t.jn.i.iuuiu iw, m,u wo uru luoiisn enougll jnj forward for his iok. Wa twliy Mr l' ,m'. h.. . "V'""."'' 'e irotn y ... j ... lo.auuerior, aim: uie extraordinary laciiiies lor eon. suucvmg a ursi ciss roau, 01 so moderate a cost we eiilerlam no doubt that the capital will prove per fectly safe' and profitable investment. By the terms of subscription 7 per cent, interest is to be paid upon the stock until the rood is completed, and tlie amount ofdividemlsof profits is unlimited by the charter. We recommend subscriptions os a valuable investment to stockholders of Ihe Central Road, both from direct profit from the money invested and lor the more indi- reel yet certain benelit to ue derived by Ihe Central Road 'through ils position in a railroad line which is destined to be one ol the most important in ihe Union. In conclusion, allow us to remark, that nnr m. tattoos as to the importance of the Central Road, as lo ns advantages, suu tne value ol the stock, have been constantly strengthened as the work has advanced, and we renewediy commend it to your confidenct anil vigorous support. All which is respectfully submitted. By order of the Directors, CHARLES PAINE, .PreridVni. Mp.vTrmiR, June 4, 1817. TREASUREIVS REPORT. T Museum's Orncr, Vt. C. R. R. Co. Bostox, June 4, 1817. To the Stockholders of the Vermont Central R. R. Company : Gextlt-mtn ; By ihe 7th article of the By-Laws of this Corporation, it is made my duty" inmake on an ,' nunl report of the state of the treasury, including a " schedule of debts due from the Company lo in " stockholders, at their stated meeting1' In accor dance wilh'this requirement, I submit the following statement, s made up to May th, 1SI7. Capital paid in, $93t A33 SO Interest on assessments to March 1, 1817, to credit of stockholders, not drawn, tflil, 90 Bonds issued under contract with II. Grjv -. Co., for one-foutth part of irsn rails delivered. is soq oh Amount of earnings of the Winooski Iurnpike Corporation, from tlie time of purchase to January, '47, 1366 00 t Mo" .001 35 There have been th same date, tha lunun ing amouuia suiiertiruclure, . I, lulling. Gem. TiVLoa Coming Home. The New Orleans Southerner of the 7ih inot., says, " we have some foundation for ihe belief thst Gen! Taylor will return to the United States in about a month on a temporary iic vi atonic If he should require a Pass from Mf. Polk, he would neve'r get back Vo Mexico. Polk will never forgive him for the rough and ready treat ment he bestowed upon his friond, Santa Anna. The Boston Atlas. We aro glad to learn that the Proprietors of this ably-conducted and influential paper have made arrangements with Mr. Et wards, of the Bookstore, by which he is aulhotized to receive subscriptions in their behalf It gives us pleas ure to recommend ' the Atfai. to such of our readers aa may desire to supply themselves with a valuable and interesting city-journal, Messrs. ri'.n. to believe that wo should come up to the aver- Ube Union age or xjocotocos in " patriotism.". We say this ft iARi). with 'great diffidence, however, aa Locofoco pa-l'o' , Bulling iriotUm is at the highest point of artificial heat. 2000 250 iiia yti s-n oi jA'. Boxe Burlim Ihtr hurl Vennonl, Lssex, Lake. " Bedford J. HJ, m m fit loi. Fairbanks' Hoes. UU Itldoz, do and Van Orna'i 40 " Pcvihe Snaihes. ? 75 " Reddingion's Scyihes.l do rorewens 50 " Blood's By J. II. SALT, 500 BLS. " ,VESTE( For sale by J, I! RAI liuilingiuu, jvoy -J. Is J Bridging ond Masonry. I Lnnineerim. Si Iron, . j inooski Turnpike, Land ond damapen. 3 Materials lor construction, l Vermont .and Canada, Road- 1 Interest, balance of sccsunt, , Eiehangi. rxpeflse of 2,851 00 570,156 37 B0!5 63 44,335 87 MI'J 81 18.000 00 83,795 19 4,'.s8 71 960 n 83 98 t

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