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OZELAaLiOTTES, 1ST. C, TTTKrES 18SG.
THOMAS J. HOLTOW,
ElHTUK i PllUl'lllETCH.
Tlif Nnrtli.r.irnlinn Whiir ill In- sfliird il It, suh.
,.rii.' t TWO IMII.I.ANS in mlv..hi'i ; TWO
Jill.l.Ali?1 AMI III'l'V CK.N'I ,1' imyiiieiil he
d ,a vel fx liire, in.nillis ; ino Til K I K 111 il.l.A IIS
nt the end id' thu yrnr, N r ill he ilisenn.
tiniiril until sit HrrviiruffLa are puiil, t xei pt ut the
opium t the i;diU,r.
A ilvert iM-.rK'l. I inserted l One Dollar per nure
, Iti lines r lin, thia iiteil lyH-) h.r the fust mm r.
Iin, unit 'i'j eeli In tir ruf'h v,,n I ih ua t.ee . I pi. ft iid
vrti, tun Mis and SlienH 's snli f-lmrced iitt er
i-eiil. ti.j; lur ; .mils iloluclwni iC .111 J n r rsnl. ill
bd ".-iue iron, the rc(.lsr prie,-, tr oiivertisrrs hy
rite y,-.ir. Adver liwiii, his .Hal-Mi d nvnlhty r
u..iterly, l ' irrMiiuic for eurli tune, btiiu
niotitiiiv 'ti eenti per square liireaeti tune.
ijTutiiial'r r sutliorlwil U set int.
TIIK UNITED STATES IN PCdPHECY.
The following are the chief conclusion
if t U at most reniBrLal.le work, " Armaed
ijuii j or, ihe l uiled States in I'rophny,'
which we Iritfly noticed a few days since
'1 he woik shows profound and thoughllul
investigation, and adduces tunny argument.
and deductions of liitry and chronology
iu support of tho oucl unions here quoted :
' The I'niUii M4irs it larnc I rmlund."
The many Lints and ilcrlnr'atious eat-l-rt'l
lur ugh lliu Canon of Scripture, which
l,4c leeu u-uily applied to a p'jlnieal res
tuial:.' u at'I l.uuonal ii.luinol the Hebrew
fide, urn applied to the Uuited StVs
!: gjtively, Lyrefuti'.g the common inter
pietaliuii, and potitm.lv, Ly a series of
arjuuif M, du-ii.ed to pruie that the ,
I "iie'l Mates men ami lullils a.l the con-
'Ii.. Wio.i.,b passage, of prophecy-t.if,R.uJ. uo wtre lllore i,ll(.r,.,tr j ; t -
whn I, we can only r. Lr-.re thu, co.stru- Koad, and of more ,eK and cxpe.imce ; and
JI tl- .tW of Armageddon : that li. B, a,r had reu-w.,' ,i,e appoint-
Luh ud.h, II. E.ekiel a,th. i. LaiaLUients. 'J Lis ha. never Leen me. ,
3;l.l, -.'il. I.aiah 41tli, 3.1. Eiekicl i'lth,
l.'l Jeremiah Mirth, 31
Ti.c t r.dil.ctic ipoeh aridied l)t!,e
t--! Mates, as rr.iuireil I V Iue i lines ol
li.uiiel. ii dated I v the author from the
"'V.sation of the Daily Sacrifice," A. D
.i". iLe liliie u,caur s of Daniel's priq hc
cy a' riduced to l7i N year.-, ami we are
UJ! Uiou;Ll to July 4, 17'ili.
The MiiiLol'c t roi hcey of Kx-kiel ithi.
If. U.O is DjiUcuUiIt exiisiued aud.Mili-
i h the theory of Ar m ageddoti, the j;reat
: ji t Leinu a European invsni.iu of tin' l.'iu-
led Mjlei uuder Hussm as liead of cotlled-
trili J Kur-'iM- and a recuUc of ihe in-
vni, r. w HQ a couaiquiul downfall of
m iiarehv. .
The viiion of NeLucha Jm itar, and the
frem ayniboiic tirophecy of Dajiel, is rx-J
pinned muiilariy , tl.e I uiu'd Male being
": h:ui k'liguijin, ceoruing to the au
t: or. 'M'hurcb and State union, " which is
fj !,et.o .j iichroiiium in thisscheuie of
t .e' 1 ii all in ol the " Litlie II jiii.' i dated
fr in IWli June, A. I. yj- the begin, fig
ef I ,-. C.iuiicd of Nice or from October,
"'i- tl.,- promulgation of Justinian's lws
(f tl.e t'liureh and State empire. 1 lie
'' tl.r,-e mid a half times " of I'atii, I's pro
(ii.l.c h iro-e .,p,. are reduced ly liifL nul
mo L---lnr the details of which we must
r. Ii r to the work itseil to 13KI Jeais,
day, mid l.i.lll j--ars Hl'-l days. I a -ti
ti these ersa from the epochal points
a! ive 'tilled :i.'.") and .V'-J the author
r. i ',e i!,e lib July. 1 7" , and the yctr
l-'i'i. Iy inargitial ii.l, i pretation, the
I ,iur .miUhij i rferred Ly snuie Li es of
c.i iii.itiim to A. I'. I,-.
'lie ap'jealj pt'.e prophetic, of the New
'icit anient are so i.itcrpictcd here, lliat the
'' up. tug of the seve Dti .! is refcrrfil to
t', revolutionary year, ls. I'hurittluti
( V'ii iff.
OHIO AND NEW JKI1SKY.
''ne uf the cditora of the New York Ex
pre al tended t lie Ameiieaii Mate t'onveii
t.on of 1 1, in, held during the lust week, and
gins t he following tepjil of its praceed-
" The A nierieati" have uut in State Con
viit.uti and huu inated a sound, clean,
Mate and electoral ticket, a 1 for Fillmore,
im h sl uts, it is , iilc rert tin, with 1UU,
'ud vote., aud which will iucrcasc, unle-a
the I' usluui-ts put u 1 1 some other iii.ni more
National, i ore ( ninnih , t ban is M r. IH1
m .re himself. Jty discarding all did
dingse., t'ha-es, ,-ewauls, Ac, they may
n t lose mure than they Lave lost, 'ihe
Ann ncau delegates ri pre ntcd about 4 Oil
CMUtieils, ,J r, p'irl also iiei-t cheering
fatti fr- in their councils. Two thitdaof
the delegates l,ow l.ero voted for Chac,
itl, Ihfircouncils, fr Governor, upou the
I r- ai,iptu,ii that be was" American
i " iln y urn all Fillmore. Tl.e Southern
I rt of tiie State preserves rutire its old
niricaii ori'.i.iuiition. and thintrs are
rapidly recoicring in the Center and the
N irtii. Tho'' Hepuhlicaii" gcntleiiicn close
tie ir CVC; nr.nt, I..K l.w.,u I. ,,1 1 l..,.u ...... n
'.d lafked with the men, who go into dctad
mI demonstrate the,,,. The American or-
gaiiuatiou is no poetry, but facts not figure
! -pi-erb, but numerals 1, '.', :i'f and 4'a,
'ml enn be added up arithmetically."
Ihe proceedings of the Au.criciin Stale
' oiivcntioii of New Jersey, held lecently at
.Newark, were cnlhusiustic and harmonious. '
;"i'J such as to t-iicoiii age the prevailing
impress!,,,,. ,1(,t Xlto pV(, , ,,,1
repm f,,r P'1)ru j November, liesulu-
ioiii ralifyinghe noiuiualions of Fillmore
ri. .i ),,r,,.lHO 1 c-n tli 1 mini; the distinctive
,,r, I . 1 . - , ,
I ntplcaut the Alurrieaiiiiiirty, as follows:
I - . , " .
0 . protechon of the Am. , lean e:t,Zei, ,
aiel rel ,rr,l:,:r'A,-rT tM K,U
ege, hi iioiiie 11 mi ai .o in
-'l.hlllartis influence against ,
oirrpuhliean institutions the pi scum in all
f honor and trust, none but native-
Citizen-l lbs nrnlnolln 11 n f -V tiiii r,r fl tl
labor against foreign competition, and the
pre, rvation of the Cniou of the States,''
Tepwa by a vote of 1 HO to 5. Other
resolutions, ,,(. 0f .lici, W(,re rllti1(.ly
ii:exee,tii.,.f were likewise passed, and
fheCouveutioh adjourned in the Lest feel-
'I hese two liUP4 beyond a doubt
Lisctly til;, ibis column out.
From information we Lai-e received from
tbe Nest, we are iratislied thut the account i
the Standard of iLeSI.t. oftl.e diseu.sion
in Ckari.lt... A.H..MI. i,... .
"rcu 'JUL Jragg
irlnrilirr (I i .t urt in i.u ...,! . .. .
' " - v. itivfl
Mr.,l.....r ... 1 : . . i rl. V T:
poxitinn in vihith he
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was at the time he
,'uve the votes
lup.. 1 1. ., ..It.. i . , ,
Jevfilvin f, l,;, u
jtomng on tiim, ana the com-titueuev
how f.Ti;. i . "iifuiutmj
note Itelin'H and intcre.-t.s it Lvcame hu
Uuty to represent, and Kuhuiilted lo Mr.
Urapg ard the audiemc if it was fair that
these should now he used to prejudice him
in t lie Euht. Gov. liraeg Mated lo the
ciottd that they oupht not. Aut one Kurd
mi Hfiiit CtihlS,
Sir. (iilmer opened the difru-siuii. Gov.
liiapjr coiiiiiieneed Lis reply hy rtating that
he Lad Leen Governor for near two years,
and that he had never hem d uny complaint
of any tiling; that he had dune ; thut Le had
made aj point in el.ti wiiLout reference to
party, lie concluded in the same way.
Mr. IJiiiiier in his reply reminded the
Governor that there Lad leiu some com
plaints, that he had not Leen etilirtly free
from pariy Lias iuthe appointments of the
tato Lhiettors of the N. C. H. Koad,aud
that there were complaints ahout the liridj;
ri not Lein covered ; the nil und spikes
In ing left scattered aloiii; the road. tiov.
ISra'L'. in a lone somew hut excited, deman
ded Mr. (iiimer to specify. Mr. Gilmer, in
reply, alter speaking of Messrs. J'ortch
and lhtk, as very Worthy and resueetahle
'eiitU uien, stated that he had heard it re
marked Ly gei.ta men of Jov. Bincg
. uv. n
party, that (lav. li.id, iu appointing them,
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, I'dn-ii u ,. r oiiirr oi in omi oari v
'ice ; and Lad all the geuli.nicu who com-
i r. . .
would Mmi' V havesiiiiiiil at Ihe mtake of
l,,i l'.rr. ... i. .,,,r,.,.;,... I... .tin..,;,,.,
in supposing tiiat be, dirk-ring
other men, bad escaped com-
We would k, in simple ju-tice to Mr.
Gilmer, that hn Eastern lin iiih, and all
others, wait and hearhim speak for himself.
"A e L aru that, wherever be has si.oken, he
has eiven entire satistaction. and is cou-id-
re 1 an over-match on the stump f.-.r Gov.
Brajj. ' 'ur information from the West is I
W ith the vote that Mr. Gil I
till luo.-t assuredly receive in .he Ku-t
ana in the est, the large l entral counties,
Ly a united effort, can triuiu; haiitly elect
Lnu Governor of Noith Caruiiua. Or. J ul.
I Mr Bli iianas AiiAisT FoiiKitisnus
Mr. Pur b a i ana n, as is w r-l know n. encu up
t in p. T t ' ft r i v nn 1tf icur nf mir I,nr .1
.. !mii.i, 1-1.'). d.-liveicd a Fourth f'l, t,,e Eastern part of the Mat..
(i,.ii,..,. ,,..! . .. ,.., !. ... ;,.,ma-s ofrror-ny consists tti lie
. " " '"
Ii ati v
tl -reels, thoueh we cannot endorse 1
Ino wholesale Ueiiuneiati.il, ami atiine of !
the adu.ii.isiration f President Madi-on
. i . - . . .
with which thst orati m abound-. T,n. !,...
ir.ut 1 rihii,,. I,s r....,i..,l (..,. ,...,:..:
fr.itu the miskoim hold of time, and giv.i I
from it the fiilowini. iiitcresliiu' f-itraet- in !
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,.,. ,v ,fc. .
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who would he auecteu hy it have lu been
, tr e.r iti . .
tne war.'ur't Iriends ot the l'euioeratic r ar-
ii. r.i .
tv. he y ti id Leen one of the mat means '
a II e I i-ilicr 111 t Ol 1 1, use . Jrt ILTUCrs
ol -Ii.-v.it : ii the j r,
patty, and it wou.d
-erii rulini' f I 'euiocra! :i
have abandoned then
To secure t hi t f ,r. ',
labor of Ih.-ir lead, t
ii ieeiiu ua. r.ei'n me ;
i. r more in.,:i iwi-niv
j,ar , .. :. I w. lt ha. they leen p.ii.l lor
th ,r trouble, for it Las Li en one of the
principal causes of introducing aud con
j tiiiuiiii: the in in power. I mmediately before
the war, this foreign influence- had com
pletely embodied is,'f with t h" 111 ajol il y ,
particularly iu the West, and its voice was
heard so loml at tin. set of Government
that President Madison was obliged, lithir
to yield to its dictates, or retire fr. in office.
Tin- choice was easily iiiade by a mau who
preferred his private interests to the public
good, and therefore hurried us imo War
uttci ly unprepared.'1
Sw M'hWiKltiilAN Pin iniNKs. Sweden- i
berg maintain- that man is a spirit, possess-
ing tbe fni in aud pirva.lin tuc entire hu-
mau system ; tbat the spirit possesses eves,
a nose, hand., a mouth, limbs and f.Vt ; !
and that while it. the body, the body is j
simply a piece of mccha.,,.-!,,; Lv which the
it oncrates on material tiin', atid i
throiiL'h tho mcdiuiii of
which it receives!11'
iinpre- ions from internal objects ; that the
I , ,i j
stunt may ho separated even III this hie
from the body, and almost unconscious of its
existence ; that when such is the case,
the body retains animal life, but not the
powers of action ; and when the spiiit is so
separated from tho body, it has' lull power
lo s e and conitr-c at will with discm-
I""1'';'1 fnnU ' nJ l!,''t -'''c""''
only separated and freed Iron, tho body
as tne nuticrny is ireeu irom ine nouns
which have enveloped it, and thai in leav
ing the body at that time, the spirit is as
unconscious of the eparation, as w bi n sep
arated at any other time, .18 in t swoon.
Si.Avmv in tiik MrritoptsT Gknkrai.
Com 'krkm E iu the Genera! Conference of
1 the Methodist church at Indianapolis, the
committee on slavery have made a report
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111 .1111-11 miiiii; a 11 1 1 , .1 1 1 n 01 1 1 1 -i
.... ... ,,. i, vri,,
IMJ lllilolllUlll ilfl I'll'i'll' IHin in. inuuiii
jii(o ,lie , of hUu.,,oMor inv0.
untrily or voluntarily by purchasing -laves
,,rii,.P , , (,.- ,1,,,
therefore- the merely.
,.,,: ,,,, ', ,,0 C((lisi,crcd of
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itself sullicietit to exclude a person who may
thus sustain it, from the fellowship of the
Article -'. Wherever a member of our
church, Ly any means, Lccomes the owner
of a slave, it shall Le the duty of the preach
er in charge to call together the committee,
of at least three members, who shall investi
gate the case, and derteriuini! the time iu
which said slave shall be freed; and ou
his r. i'usal or neglect to abide by the decis
ion of said connnittie, lm shall Le dealt
with as iu the cae of immorality."
From Ashrville Spectator.
GOV. LRACG AND TAXATION.
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""."'"'" " ?n!
" "cion, i.ov. mcu a,l : " icrsom
and nronortv l.oinfr the nrincinnl ohier-l,
tv,,i,A.. , . I i i :..
to each other in a ays.e,., of revenue It
IS lie If'VPll lltut II or ,'Tnr
i. . ....... . ... , . '
ti-n fi-iRuu i csihic, real uuu persona,, in-
cludiiip miiey, whether at interest or not,
i . i . i , ,
ou ,ijt to i0 u j ke accordiui; to
t it ' 6
This wai the Iangu!;a nud doctrine hld
Ly th great champion of modern demo
cracy in this State. Let us examine
moment, lvlint the lani'iiiLau
,.i.iii, lUat every thiuir a prson
the nature of property, Rliould he taxed
mat your land uuu its productions as corn,,
. t . i i i i I
'". l"Jlilu' lormps, cuo.-aes, iu
short every.!,,..,? you can produce upon
your land Ly lahor and induHry should
he taxed ... add.tion to the laud u.f ;
that jour hor.es, mule-, ami livestock of
a,l sorts, should hkw.se Le tixeJ.
It mean, secondly, that the man who M
aLle to own slaves, no dilfi-renco how much
those fil.-.vc may Le wortL, shall pay no
more tax on each one of them, than you pay
on three hundred dollars worth of your
land. And if tliec necroes should Le uu-
der twelve, or over fifty yearn old, then
the owner of them shall pay not Ihiil' ho
shall (.'O tax free, so far as these classes of
negroes are concerned. Let us illustrate
this Ly an easy example : Here is a tuan
who is jut able to ow n a small piece of
land, worth three hundred dollars, and he'awav."
... . ... . .... i
'l f n uu IIIIS mill, UIIU U'JIItll ItUU B 1,11.1, IJA
J here is a man, who is ahle to own a ne
fro m worm one iiiousaim uo.iar., and
. , . , , , i
. 'r " ' ,
if' 'L ' ' , 1 I I 7 ,n 11 t il '.
o-r .0 year, 1J ,c pay. ., h.l
. !- - j .
mi . : . i
lHU'l'i II 111 ll lf "IT , LllOllIri II rllU 15
. . ., ,
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wonh one thinnm! i.i,lars iu negroes;
sav. sometimes more. Let us nut another
m.p. Here is a poor mechanic, who lias a
shop and loo's enough to carry on his bu-i -
: tie .. This sh,',p nd these tools are taxed
(according to their value, Lut the man who
jeu ns the negro, pay. but a poll tax per -
. haps not that.
These are fair illustrations of the doc-
tii'ie a llocated Ly Gov. B- ul, and the De-
iinorraiu: party. It cannot tc deiiied ty a
truil ful mau. And yet the Iiemorratie
'party i. the conservative party in North
Carolina, and Gov. lieid La3 Leen the p-e-
cu.nr friend ot the poor people in the
Western poitiou of the State I Shame on
such a paity ! Shame on such n man !
Well, bow does this doctrine opT.to up
on the two extreme sections of liiisStae ?
roe" : and
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..,a hi,,!... Iu.,,-U.,..l I;,.., p j
r r ,v -" ""j y'""
o1'1- In the Western porlionol tbe Mate. t':,e
ef'-'.ii mass ot property cuii-i-ts ol lands.
The ti let u. put a ease to il I ust rate tiie prao -
tie ,1 work. ii'. ot this d ictrine. I i t ie
ii- . . . r w. . . i
n sie rn l-or i iiuj oi , n t- . im if, a l l. Hie r ua
a tract of la ml worth turt v nine hundreu
a tract of land worth thirty-nine Lundreu
i uui j. s. s. mis i no, mi tiui tunc
i i ill. .1 i 1
nuii'ire,. uouars worm, ne i.ays one uoiiar,
i i i i , , ,
w huh. on the w hol- tract, would amount to
, ,- i i l- . c
thirteen dollars. It. the r.at rn portion ot
., t- . . , ., ! .,
r..-stif.. iii in iu. ii. i, i.u. iitii iioTAiu
-' -- s. ... . .j . ...
h man w lei o ns ihii ten thou-aud dollars
n, worth c I," tin each, ami on
roes he pays thiiteen d
lar.s tax ;
just the amount Ihe man in the " esiern
portion of the State pays on the tract of
land, worth thirty-nine hundred dollar-!
This U a fair illustration of the practical
Woikin;sof this doi-iriiic iu the to ex
tri tne sections of the State.
Now we a-k candid men of all partie',
even w here, if this system of taxation, tiriv,
of opprcsMun, is just T Is it ri-bt that thj
property of the rn-onlo of the Western por
tion of (In Stiite. hhoulil Lc thus IuilikI. I
simply because it happens to bo land, iu-
I.I..U.I ,.f .ii.nm..) l'. li.Otn.il t. l'c,.iMl !
., i . , .. -r.i- i..
ineii thiiiselve, to know if this is right:
No man, no party, that loves justice, equali
ty and eipial rights, eierdid, or i ver will
advocate such oppressive policy. Why not
tax tl.e neitro ol tie lieh in in according to
what he is north, as well as the laud of
.I'l.r. ...si mni, ni.i-Arihin, Ia nlitit it ,4
" ' '
,wor,"',T ,lr-lf 1 C".T po ricl"n
-1 property, why make In,., pay more
". tI,:"' ll'u '" tt,';' rVi as
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cy''r.V pn.ni oi view. ii is oaa;ero,. to
ine iiisiuiiiioii oi .-lavrry ii.-cii. n win ne-
ct ill the Losoin of the honest, proud, and
patnotie poor men. such a hatred of the
slaveowner and the slave, that slavery itself
will be unsafe. These arc facts and con
clusions obviou to every tbink:ng mind.
How Krange, that we haie men and a par
ty htuont! us, w ho ad vocatc such a. doctrine.
1,1,9 ,s a in; w.-.i. , ......
nccn ,or years, ,. . ,, , . o i.,, u a -
i v herrt in the iv est . arc at ra d to avow it.
,id to avow it.
on their heads
' ,. ..
I hey are aware ol the storm
that they would bring down on
if they dare to do so
The leader asks what In' Go. Tiragg to
do with this doctrine ! We answer, Gov.
Ilragg believes in this very doctrine, and
will, we r-rediet. advocate it openly in the
Eastern nortian oftl.e Slate. M
his competitor, exposed its oppressive work-i or has 'JKOil majority. No believe tbe
injs, in his fipecch in this place, on the l?th : Americana were badly beaten at tbe preeo
ins! ... ami annealed to Gov. Hrai'2. to know ! dintr municipal election. This erent tri-
if h., ..mlorseil tho doctrine, tiov. 15. re-i
i i .
fu-ed. and could not Le induced to answer. ! unexpected. Theie was a great deal of "The Mercury is out in favor of Huchanan,
Oil this subject be was dumb as death. If , riotinsr and fighting during the election. ' not because he i tbe nominee of the Cinciii
he condemned it, why did he not s iy so ? The Clerk of the 1st Pistnct Court was shot nail Convention, oh, no, but hoca.i-e be is
Ho could have dono so. Ho knows that ' and stabbed by the Sicilian cane in the i acceptable to the people of South Carolina,
hi iiarttf is eoiiimitted to if. and if he in-j Eleventh t rccinct. and three Sicilians were i Now is it not strange that this paper, ti e
tended to do justly and fairly, w hy nut say,
as Mr. Gilmer did, that he was opposed to
it! He is a candidate for office, and our
peotdo want to know bis views on political
I ' . .
queslious, especially on questions that inter-I
eststh. mas this one. Nay, tbey hate a
right to know bis views, and we are of opiu-
ion that thev will know them before they
will baxard their vote, for him We uu-
dertake to aay, that a candidate who cou-
ccals his views in reference to vital ques-
tious like thin, ought not to receive the
votes of the people interested in such qucs
tioua. We think that our people in the
moutifains, ought to speak out und condemn
tie oppressive policy l" tiie Democratic
nf!Parly toward U.S. 1 hut party has. for
and we have submitted Ion" cn.,n,.l, Xm
i true to himself, to his family i,d Lis
. UCle hbors. out' it to au'.T ca e the Hntria
, n: . .
; ; ,
have called attention to in this article.
charge Gov. Bragg, the Democratic can -
ite, with endorsiiw .his doctrine, and
we shall continue to do so. It is shameful
jur ijiiii loi-xiieci lo i . iii.-uii ui-wm w.
i . . .i .. 4 ........ it.ii
r,ennl nf Wtnrn 1 ",irdiua. as their
iniiue lor a 1 . 1 J 7.,-r "V ' n
ii ..,.'f "eor-'j. iVe mau, while
j " i he holds lo sue i or,reV Ij'olii-w
rsonha,in , , , . 0.' J-f oiu jr. .
) I .
TliR Pl0MAN. rATIln,. teatkn Tiik
; DtMCB Ac v . The ood umkr.".andii,L'
ljk.h ,la8 M ,0 Fir,Viliic( ,,,tweon
j,.;.,, Kowin Ca,loIics a,(, t,iC JjOL.of,JCO
parfv ly ,,li(.h Mr Ci waH ,cf,.lt(.(1
alla 'l0lk elected in and Scott dciVa-
'tclJ BLj IMerce elected in 1 -S3, appears to
be in sonm tanger of interruptiou. We sto
that ArcLL'shop Hughes's paper in New
York la-hesthe House of Representatives
and particularly the Locofoco portion of it,
for refusing ,o institute an inquiry iuto the
killing of thi waiter at Willard s Ly Mr.
Heibctt. Tie. waiter wis an Irish Roman
Catholic, and the nn-an "calls aloud for
; vengeance on .he murder, r."' That sin, it
says "isn the Democratic party, and ac
'cursed belie wjo helps such a rartv into
r ower, until thai Llood is lawfully tiur-ed
It t'jon proceeds a little more clearl to
poiut out. that soikiiokv in particular Las
.... ..... :.. i i i. .
;tbe Uiitu.r iulwL itta.
! Let them notsuppo- .his matter is po- ? J''c. on :
' to ? here. (L ,, cZjsM lie a grand group of Islauds the
, .,,, i.. ,;.,.. t possession of England, France and Den-
ll v tints ine jjitia rtuic it nrest nmnirs :
; .. , ...
an the Mininrrr . llrr'ivit rl.ru ui lie hrhl
..ii- .i . . . i . i
' J "
'"".""l I,r"ttct him lri"" the realty of
t Tbe tendency of .'-ll this is to a union of
the ArcbLi.-Lop and his sect with the Bl;ick
IvepuLlicans. luy JOi.
iN'I'H'tTtKs (if TIIK rtvsir'N BiTEU.
A correspondent of the llichmond Whig
. .. . .
Bays : "1 am thoroughly ( mvimvil that
the TVrlsion Office is oie 'of the most cjr-
rupt departments of tb government ; and
it ought to form a conspicuous point iu the
cominc canvass. There are, at Washing-
ton rity, and we chal'engo its denial, a
number of agents, w bo have relative, and
warn, friends iu high posi.'ou in the Pen-
"Ion trifle, who can pet any claim passed
they wish, meritorious or not, fir Minot
depends solely on his ehrks. If an honest
claimant fails to give one of lLc-e peculiar
agents a fee. his claim is reieeted. his honor
.. I. lir.l 1 ... 1 I . . e. 1
nueiiipieu to oe iiigiiieu, ami i,' n,orin,L-a
Ly vacua surmises and Lasc insinuations i
and that under the authority ot the jovern-
' iiienf. It is eonitnoti nt tho Oliiee fir some
l,;r..lin ..i-rL- i.. '.,tu r..i ,.K,.. i ,.:..;ie-..,i
, ' " ' . ' ; , , i
t-c cn Use lie call t fel a tee a : 'l c M :ire t Ue
claimant, w ith fraud Lut.t him ibuvn rrose-
rUimaii. with fr-inJ l.nr. t.im J.swi, vrnsn.
cine r.ini snu ine i DHTtieci-:. I er.iars.
cute hini and then pay the ci-t. Perhaps
. . - - . . . . ' '
at no reriod ot our coiintrv s history tias
' . . J
such corruption with arch-venom, from the
causes named. Leen iiractisrd nt th Pen-
. . . ' ... .
rin - 'iu' r, M Is eiII,I.ILIC.I II v ,11 s i' I i I
corruption at Washington now. A South-
f.AHiiiA i. ... ... ... ii.. A,
ern claim, unless l,ou;!it throu.-li. tml no a mi, too, w uen every oiyeci reauv 01
fhatiee there; and if you halief.ge an j fr value to us in the mat i r, can be ob
investigatioti, it U done srvn 'In. not hop- , tained quietly and without blister or
orsbjy, or openly, but like the mi-l uiu Lt viole nce .' The truth is, these tillibiistering
as-sin, it is performed iu the dark, with a ' propositions were adopted as grateful to the
desi'U to murder. '' i law less spirit w Llch pervades so many q iar-
ters of t'uo country, before w hieh conscrva-
k-hi;i"i.s .in ihknt u e are ini.irnirti
by Mr. Garnett. Sup.-rintcti lent of the North 1
fi.,,i;., T-..;ir.,.,.t ,1... 1 ... i;.,.u 1
. -.ii .'.iij'. iiiini cull, ,11111 .-eiuii: u
in human shnpo mado two art in j O, on
''Vedneiday last, to throw trains f: uu tho
.track, in one of which they were successful.
I The particulars arc as follows: About two
ii i les chs i oi lei ii . a i ii I ire o i k i ., i o i , .1 1 -
. , , " , r V ,
ier was p-accu across me tracK ; uir pas
sen.'cr ens'no romini first, moved the oh-
struction mo"e than a hundred yards under
the c"w catcher, with-sut being thrown off
the track. This eecui red about ! o'clock,
A. M. In tho second in'tnnce, which was
about lfl o'clock, A. M. heavy planks had
bi.n placed across the rails, a' the same
crossing, and the cravel train, backing down
from this place, had five ears thrown from
tin track, down an riiibanknu lit over ten
feet liili. There were twelve negroes 011
the cars at the time, four of whom were o-
vercly injured; some liie' w-ere broken,
but nu one killed. Hrs. Hitus and Ilay
' wood were soon on the spot, and rendered
'all the medical aid necessary. We learn
the injured nejrrocs are ilninn well. A.-
!.!,;, .11.,,.,,., -1 ., .... !,.. -.,.
: ' .I''.. ' .. ' . ' . . :
iiitatc.1. t shou d. Lv a. mean. both for
i., ,f -
flic Kutefv of nfisci,iscr ami the wcltiire ot
roa'1- "r'1,1'1 tl" lp,'om' n;!
r-P"tor, if nctcctcd, Le made to suf -
- nd ,
1 . . J ' '
I , nrenctrntor f .letcctcl he ma, ,. tosuf.
Amkrivan Tltii'.Mrii At the recent
municipal election iu New Orleans the I
whole American ticket, with tho exception
of two Councilmen, was elected, i he Ma v-
. . . .
umph now is the nioro irralilyin as it was i
j Ktrp it htore tmk Prori.F. That
; . , ,
it.ey, jirags s county, Nortiiampton, voted
e.- J i
j largel against ratifying the new State
Constitution, giving the vote of Governor
tl) ,jie people, Jt), to IV!, and now ouc
.f North.n.pton favorite fons, (the Go.)
. , , '
eolicitmg the votes of the people for that
aauie office !
From the Churhston Murcury 'Dimocrnt.)
THE DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM.
The third resolution of the new platform
adopted Ly the Democratic Convention,
reud.s as follows :
" ltjiruiy lirsovrii, 1 hat the great
llU-'hwy wil'C" nature as well as the asset,
' iiuuieuiaiei inicrestc
"' "'""'tei;1"", hiis marked out for the
:. . : . . i , ; . r
1 m'e co')"uuicatiou between the Atlantic
1 acinc 'Trans, constitutes one ot the
m"!"t '"'pTtaiit achievements to Le realized
u the uncou
HJerauie eiiei' ui our pei
.--..v,! ... ur ... ..f - fu
iu " , , ff"- i tl.l
result stiouiu tc cec
, efficient exertion ol
; ., ,.
securea vy nuicijr u
of the control. wLicli we
aim over it. X ud no pow
er oil earth should be sulTcrcd to impede or
clo-its proj-res hy any interference with
fflatioiw that it may suit our policy to es
tabli-h with the ( iovernmetit of the States
within whose dominion it lies; and we can,
under no circumstances, surrender our
i r,r.-r oni!eiaiice in the a,liutinkiit of all
questions ari.-mg out of it.
Tl 1. rt. ! 1 1 . i.u ilia ft, ma nniril i' nmm..i.n
e ' oc- . Mev-rs. Jat.ison, and Adams were t tie more
the same as.-umption of sunenor iiL'Lt to . ,, , , ,
.'. , y ,, i prominent t and it was we I known that the
conqiitst and dominion, which marks the ' i i i r
r .1 . m,. ,i , i 1 cmtest won d Le tleciiitd by the votes of
asieition of the .Uouroe (loctrine. lhisi,, . , ,. .. , ,r , ,.
,r, r. t;,-, .! ,i i ,i ! Mr. (; ay and Lis friends. How they womd
.-rent Llatid seas known as the Gulf of
Mexico and the Canibeai, Sea. On the
. v .i i i ' r i ' .
extreme Northern border of the.-e waters,
i near the coast of Florida and the Sooth
I'vuTi vi jwiMiiaaii'. nil, cum'
States, the United States lld do-
ver a few barren aroun. of islands,
iniii!. in ov
while in the midst of them Spain has the
rich colonies of Cuba and Porto Ilieo be -
twetn which is the great island of St. Do -
mino; to the South-ward of which is the
long established and once valuable Briti.-h
long established and once valuable Briti.-h
Such is the condition of the seas separa
ting the Uuited States from that grent
higliway of travel and trade, over which it
is no.v proposed that the United States
shall asuiuc a " preponderance " a a nat
ural right. The distance Letwoen our
most Southern nos-c.-.sioiis and the neare.-t
point of this ' great highway,'' is very
J nearly equal to the di.-'.anee from New
iYoiktothe Capes of Florida. Yit this
oeein gap of on thousand miles, thus fill-
ed with the established possessions of four
, .- ,, , i ,. , .
r.uropean tiattoti-., an ot wnosc rights a ate
back beyond the period of our Bevolution
is to Le coolly t ikeu possession of by the
I'emocraey, of North America, who, them-
selves a late colony from Europe, are to
assume that they alone, of all the off.-boots
from that illustrious ancestry, Lave the
fight to bold dominion in this Western
Hemisphere. The pretension is not ouiy
absurd, Lut it is offensive, and t e see no
good that is to Le gained Ly it. All that
we w ant i a free passage across the Isihuius ;
and, fir this object, all that we need aud
.nl.rlif ts ..... I nr..,i..L,an..A lull
r;"' - j" . ,
f'ua.ity aud this no European nation is
j "fposea to deny us. j uis equality is the
true foundation of peace Lctwetu the ua-
tious ot the earth, aud it is the c aim. oneu
r . . i .-. . i .
t u , ei i. oi jii cpoimci ante, uiai ua vjus
td two thirds ot the wars of civilized b
cd two thirds ot the wars ot civilized i.u
.....j.. . ,
i "r- -v iw .-t mvi anv 'ni "'i"""
. . .1 . .1. ., : i '1... .1
1J UIn e iueir suip upon sucu iicruous roui.s
, i . i , .i .
as these . Ami when they come into pow-
-r . l i . r
cr a I a the, so Lue it a to jeopardise,
v . -i . . . , i .. . .. .i .
i tional character and peace of tho country;
ii i , h i i i (ii'siii.rniM nil.,- iihii:..
, I tism ar,d the rights of other nations are of.
.,.., ' . . ' - - ,', " ,.,,nro,.tiir nf ,1
no eotiseq-ietice. l.ut, as wc rave already
' 1 ' . . . . .
nominations, and in their restraining liitlu-
ence over fanaticism at
Lome and aj'-rcs-
WHO OPPOSES MR. FILLMORE.
Cliuniau, Seward, and the Pope. Ciing
man opposes him, because, having taken a
position ngain-t sue jMuene.iu j arty, ne cnu-
urn rip 1 1, I nrlr lu.c-1,1.
not support him, w ithout e ndDrsing the par-
fy he L is o sli-inicfj'.ly abused. It is not
J ' 1
forgotten, however, that, iu 1 5'2, ho wasj
clamorous for the nomination of Mr. Fill-1
more, who is the same man, and quite as j
l l u uuus iKin , us ue . as tut 11.
cward oppose, .Mr. I iliniore, rccause the -
latter has proved hnni It one ot the most
deadly enemies to the Abolitionists, and be
cause lie signed and enforced the Fugitive
, Slave Law.
j The Pope and his mini in oppose the no-
Ible Fillmore, because ho is opposed to the j
union ot v tiureti an 1 .'t ne 111 tnis nee coun
n-i.a . m .. i.':i 1 ..1.1
"J- " ''" 1 """o,e- ........ ...,1.
to all men the right to worship God neeor-1
, ' '
!"'-' the dictates of tl.i-.r own coasccnees ;
.. i ... i i i . i. i...
wiieuier i , , c-i , i:o oi tai.io,,,. .-., ,,e .
whether Proto-t.a nts or Catholic- yet, he.
American Party are opposed to es- j
g any religion in this country by
law, and more especially that of the lioinan
Thus sei in ;t the train, ds of opposition to
our nolle standard bearer, can Southern
men, L'n d men and true, he
itiite to support
the American Ticket fr President!
trow not. Ah ri.Cr Sj't-ttitur
. . .
flic Spartanburg. .s. t. J'.xrrcss says
acknowledged organ of the South Caroliua
fire eaters, should come out so boldly for
Mr. UucLanaii, the man perhaps most objec
tionable of the great trio before the Conven
tion ! What docs it mean ! Wc arc unable
to answer, unless it is that South Carolina,
though opposed to National C inventions, al
ways supports, and always intends to sup
port their nominee. If this be the solutiou
of this mysterious problem, then South Car
- . 1 ......,
oliua i as strong in tavor ot atioual too
vcutions aa we desire her to Lc HV. Herald. '
From the Fuijitlville Argus.
WILL HENRY CLAY WHIGS SUP
PORT BUCHANAN !
Will old " Henry Clay Whigs" support
Mr. Buchanan? We have no idea that
they will, lueir sell respect toruids the Adorns to the Prcsideney, that Mr. Clay's
idea of any such degradation Mr. Buch-made a proportion to Lis fnnult,
tinan was iu our estimation, the prime mover j that, if they would promise for him (Gene
and active pHtcr-up of that inf unous j ralJaekoii) not to put Mr. Adams in the
charge of Largain and corruption Letweeu Huat of Secretary of State, Mr. Clay and
Henry CI ay uud John (juinccy Adaius J fricitdd would in one liout make hint
wherehy the greatest ftatesman produced ' (Mr. Jarkson) t he President. He (General
hy the country since tbo days ot a.-liing-
ton was Kept out ot tho J rcsidetisiai chair,
........ j - v - ' - - - n '
perhaps, for all time to come. Let facta Le
submitted So a candid public.
It will Le recollected Ly the intelligent
reader that in 1-'J4 there was no election
ol President l v the pfnple. I ti" election,
i therefore, had to go before the Hou.-e of
' Beprefeutatiies. Ihe three persons before
. 'h it body, according to the provi.-ion ol
I the Con.-titutlon, irom whom a selectiou had
,toLe made, were John Quiney Adanis,
! (,euei al Jackson, an J illiaru II. V raw turd.
; vote WV ',ot I"'?wn' ,n0- 01
I c,"rse' UOlD "'rL"u, "'J; ',u t"u,tj
I their sutiBort. On the 2"lli of January,
1 " ""J?"' . J
! . ,.. , , . , i ii
f 'luU:,i for ' election llc
1 UtM speared in a PlMladclpl.u l,
ic.'i, iwcivc uays jiiuiy;i iu iue nuii.-
P'-r, purpori.nj w nave oome irom ""'"i.
1 b1r "T' , n ',' 7 bUteJ
. lljat ,,hu of ,Mr V.',a? f?r t0,"e
'. U'"e, 'at they, lise the Swiss were
r au-v lu ,or U"J:,0 "u,u '"
" - P-J
' co , n i d the "u" r Lv he fr en h of
"' j? at j, t o k-c
trverturea were sain to Have neen maue,
.... . r r- i.ij ...i . ..i
nidi yji uiair, ii'i urn uiu iu licvi .tiiui.ii.
, , r . , - , ,
A ml rl.o li-,nniltt nt I hv nfirp Inn irilArin9.
ton ti the friends of Jackson, and hinted,
that if the friend, of Jackson would offer
the same price, they would close with
n the Cr.-t of February 12"), Mr. Clay
published a card in the National Intelligen
cer, denouncing the author of the statement
contained to the 1 hilaileltihia paper as a
base and infamous calumniator, a
ii ml a liar ; and added that if such person
ould unre.l b.s name, be Mr. C.uy ) would
-bold mm resnonsihie. two uavs alter-
hold him responsiLie. Two Uavs alt
wards, another card appeared iu the Intel
ligenecr, in which George Krcmer, of -Pennsylvania,
(then a member of the House of
l'epresi utiitives) tendered his re-pect to
Mr. Clay and informed him that by rcf. r
ciicp to the editor of the C""''i"- (''
server, ho might ascertain the author of
the objectionable communication.
George Kremcr was a simple-minded old
man, to have called upon whom for person
al satisfaction would have been perfectly
ridiculous : and, LesiJes, Le tol l Mr.
('lowiiingshiel I, a Member from Mas.-acbu-
j 'onuerlv Secretary of the Navy
v. , .,., ,, w , 1 '
liam Hudley I'igges, of Washington City,
that he was not the author of the offensive
Mr. Clay and his fricuJs
Were sati.sGed that Kretner had acted as the
: mere convi
t and tool of others, and under 1
. i : . . . . ,s.. .. . -t. .
tieaker of thejiause. came down from his
Chair aud demanded an investigation of
the charre. iu order that if cuiltv Le miirht
.v r.'-i:;:.hj;i : v li.-. !1. v h--e
presiding officer he' m, and if innccer,;,
that his character might be vindicated.
Mr. Forsyth cf Georgia, a political oppo-;
in l.t of Mr. Clay, but a gentleman of pro-
: Lity and honor, felt the justice of the
; Speaker's appeal, and moved a resolution
! that a committee should be appointed. This
resolution was zealously opposed hy those
w ho had their own reasons for wishing to
smother au investigation, Lut was finally
:' , M c , , ,
; iiieiy anil -'il. ioisyui sat uo n n in. u ,io
I had concluded the speech which be made
! on the occasion Mr. Kroner, suppo-ing
that ho had a part to perform ca the occa-
' sion, and not haying been prompted by
' those who had him in keeping, bounced up
and said : ,; If upon investination being
, iu-tituted, it should appear, that he bud not
mfficieut reason to justify the statcsments '
be had made, bj trusted he should recoive
tho marked reprobation, which had been
. . , .
suggested t-y tiie .pealier. i.et it 1.111
w here it iniht, he was willing to meet the
inquiry, and abide the result."
ine committee appointed bv the llsiise
. , e
consisted of P.
1. Harbour, 11 I'li-fr, Me-
Saunders, and Kao'1.111, all
opponents of Mr. Clay in the election of 1
4 ; and they convened for the perform
ance of the tak assigned them, but, a! is !
Mr. Kremcr's courage had all oozed out at
his fingers' ends 1 His keepers refused to
He sent along letter de-
' cliiiinT to act either ns an accuser or a wit-
nnd from the laturuaL-e in which it
w;)S COUcbcd it was shrewdly surmised that
it ,,e0 dictated by Mr. Ingham of the
. . . . . . . , ,
Pennsylvania delegation, who had made a
i-coisvlvania delegation, who had niai
J,pl,coa" ; opposition to M r. Forsvtu's res-
olutiou. T he committee were compelled to
r ,.nort that thev had been able to obtain no
to.-1 i in ony to establish the charge preferred
.:... .'t... Sneaker and bis fiicnds: and
matter ciiucd. JNotioiiy could he
1, and no one was rcpous'.ble.
The object of the publication evidently Kucuaua'ii, said that a bargain was noit'g
w:i, to drive Mr. Clay iuto the support of t, bctwem the friends of Mr. Clay ami Mr.
General Jackson, under the apprehension .vJams ; and that he '( ciro'Gciieral Juc
that his fair fame might be tarnished by a ou (0 enter tiie shambles and see what ho
ililTcrent course. Put ho was not the ni:n.Cl,4 ,) .y kuznm -thu ititnaite din.
t be driven from what he rccarded as his Jf. , - ,e Gcueial, no iloubt, believed
duty. He supported Mr. Adams because ;',a, ir. Uueuauau told hiui, theugu he
bo thought him best qualified for the du- i r,.fucd to play at any such game even if
ti-s of the presidency. Mr. Adams offered jt wa, reconimciided by a n.cnibir ol Con-
1 , ii,i the situation cl Secretary ot Male, an
Le accepted it only in compliance with the
earnest and repeated solicit . tion of Lis
friends. It was unfortunate for Liui and
the country that he suffered their impor
tunities to overcome his own inclinations.
Iu the spring of l"'.' the following letter
was published in the Fayctteville Ob
"Nashville, Mir:li, lv'7.
I have just returned from General Jack-
sou'. I found a crowd of company with
him. Seven Virginians were of the nuinler.
He gave me a mo.-t friendly reception, and
ured ine to stay some days longep with
him. He told me this morning, L'jort all
his ctMijMiii, in reply to a question I put
n hii'i eoncertiin" ti e election of ij. O.
Jackion) u.ot itidignantlv :
rejected the pro-
l,')sA(o,,?V.,..d.-,,l '.r"A. t lr,,,,i't. ,!tJ 4pi'a
ly ud fairly n.a-ic the Kf-ident Ly Con
gress, Le Would never rec .ve it. He de
clared, that he said to them, ''C would see
the whole earth -ink under thciu, befare ho
would tin inn orintrigiie fr it."
This letter had the eflect that wa.i doubt
leas anticipated Ly its publication. Itcrea
tcd much attention ; and eua,ii:g, as it uidr
from Nashiille, it was looked upon as a soit
of " By Authority '" puLlication. Some
fxcitemeut was created, and Mr. Carter
Beverly was ascertained to Lethe author of
the letter. The charges which it preferred
were contradicted and Mr. Beverly called
on Genera! Jackson for the eonlirmatioH
of wh-,t he had said. Th General, witb
his u.ual frankness, and over his own sig
nature, reiteraitd the charge with tujre
pal ticuiarily tbau Lad becli before used,
and said that he received the information
1 f , f s r
j,;,; .. Jr VU)y re.polld,jd iu ap.
I propriate terms, and, iu a speech delivered
! at Lexi.iL'ton, on the I'.'th of July 137,
,l(,ld xWu Uk .
j If ,e (the General) had rendered the
i ' i-ti .. ,r uib . d member of Congress' a little
' '"'' "'' h 7 ordering
i hiu. from his presence, and by forthwilb
, . , . . , i - r
1 ileiiouncin!; htm, and the infamous propo.-i
tions he Lore, to the American public, we
should Le a little better prepared lo admit
the claims to untarnished iutegiity whicb.
the C-eneral so modestly puts forward. But,
according to bis owh account, a ccrrutit
and scandalous proposal is made to him ;
the person whoe-onveyed it advises him to
accept it : and vet that person still retains
'be friendship of tienci al Jackson, who is
so tender ot nis rnaratier, mat uis name is
carcfuiiy toneeaied, and reserved to Le
, f ' u
ht forward as a witness.
man. who, if Le is a number of li.a
Hou.-e of llcprescntntives, is tiouLty infa
mous infamous for tho advice which he
gave, and infamous for bis w iiiiniriitss to
connive at the corruption of the body, of
which he is a sworn member is the credi
ble witness by whom G'-neral Jackson
stands ready lo establish ihe coiruption of
men, whose characters are never tjues
tioned." Now Ictus it: lire -,),:,t was the advice
given by tiiis di-tinguished membe;- ot Con
gress, and what was the corruption nt
which Le was willing to counive. Lit Gen
eral Jackson himself answer. Over his
own signature, f-n the 1 tu of July, 1537,
he said :
' Tim stati-meiit contained in my letter
ty Mr. Berei
this : That, in January,
lle . -i;. ... -..j i e
had been informed Lv the friends of Mr.
Clay, that the friends of Mr. Adams hai
made overtures to them savins, if Mr. CUt
ana M.. : wouia unite :n si i ct thu
election of Mr. Adauw, Mr. Clay should be
S.cretary of State ; that the friends of Mr.
Adams were urging as a reason, t) induce
the friends of Mr. Clay to accede to tl
proposition, that, if I were elected Presi-
dent, Mr. Adams would Le continued Sec-
retary of Staie (ir.ueudo, there would Le m
room lir Ki iitociiy :) that the iritiuj ot
Mr. Clay stated, that the Wt-t did not wart
to separate- from the West ; aud if I would
t ' i . . . .1 .1" .! . 1
iiieuu:, .v .i. , .out, in e , -t. . vi - it vivi-.
President, Mr. Adams should not be con-
tinued Secretary cf State, by a complete
union of Mr. Clay aud his friends, they
could put an end to the Presidential con-
test in one hour ; and he was of opiuion it
was right to fiiht such intriguers by their
ow n weapons.'
"This di-ebwire was made to me by
Mr. James Huchanan, a member of Con-
press from 1 eiiiisvlvania. a gentiemau ot
.-. . 't . 1 : . . . 1 : !
the ur-i respfctari.iiy aim imeiiigeucc.
1 he eveiiii;,' I efore he La i conni. inicctf d
substantially the same proposition to Ma
jor baton, my colleague 111 the finite,
with a desire warmly manitcsteil, that he
sheiuld communicate with me, and ascer
tain in v views on the subject. 1 his he de
clined doing, su.'-e'ting to Mr. liuchanan,
that he, as well as himself could converse
with tne, and ascertain n y opinion on the
matter tliouch, Irom his knowledge ot me,
he thought be could conjecture my answer.
that I would enter into no engagement
whatever, ltwas tbe moruiii; sui-ceeuiuz
this interview, alter Major Eaton had re-
fused to c
o' l.ive witii me on the subject,
and before I had set out f, om my lodgings
to the capit d, ihat Mr. 15uchau.au come to
visit me, and when the conversation I bavo
stated took place. Ti e answer retumd
has already lien published, and will nut lo
l. therefore appears, according to tne
testimony of tieiurai Jackson, that Mr.
' but now the Cat was out ol the J .et.
The name of this mi;h.'ui t member uf
Congress was divulged ; an 1 it was neces
sary for Mr. H ich iiiati to say .something.
He was between.. Scyl'.a au 1 CLarybdis
afraid of Clay and J.n-k-ou Loth : and how
lo gel out of tbe difficulty in which be had
placid himself was the problem to Le solv
ed. W ith a view of accomplishing this dex
trous feat, he -at down and wrote a litter
for the Lancaster Journal, in which Le :'p-