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dw TUB MBWHABBOB bill. '.
4 Continued.) " ' '
Here, sir, I should close my remarks, bat
hte promised that, before I sit down I
would give some explanation of the grounds
and principles upon which those with whom
I act in this House, and one of it, have t
ken their course in relatioa to the succes
sion. I am aJflo too deeply persuaded thai
the crisis demands the fullest developomeut
in the power of any and every one to
give of the dangeis which st present beset
If ever there was s time in the history of
this country which called 'imperiously
called for the discussion and settlement in
this place, in this Hall of the Representa
tives of the naiion, of the great and funda
mental principles, intimately and indissolu
bly connected with the liberties and happi
ness of this people, tha at ability and suc
cessful action of our. happy system of gov
ernment, it is at the present juncture. Pre
cedents snd doctrines are being established,
and engrafted not only in the pubbe ad
ministration of the Government, but in the
minds of ihe people upon public scnti
ment, subversive, in my judgment, of the
first and cherished principles of our govern
ment; precedents and doctrines destructive
of all the secMiities provided in the Consti
tution for the preservation of a free lepre
senUtive government; precedents and doc
trines at war with all that has heretofore
been, regarded as fundamental an I orgauic
in tjie very existence of a free govern
ment. It ia not only consolidation which is me
naced, but a consolidation which ought lo
be equally odious to the federalist and re
publican; a consolidation of a most offen
sive and revolting nitureto the feelings snd
judgment of every freeman; who if not al
ready become callous to every sentiment
associated wilh the name of a republic of
liberty, who is not already dead lo all the
cherished recollections of the past, and all
the insmrine hopes of the future. Sir, or.
diuary consolidation, the idea of which has,
heretofore, .been sufficient to excite the
fears of many of the most unquestioned pa
triots of the land, was nothing more than
the concentration of all Ihe powers of
sovereignty in the Federal Govern mtmt, of
which Congress might slil! u rvg irded as
respected, in Jependent, and emrient de
partments - The-tdea that the npTsmitattves
of e'ery p.irt of the Union would still an
nually assemble tn deliberate, with the spir
it and independence of 'freeman, 'upon all
the great luiecest-of the (tattoo. l!ioogh the
St .te Authorities ami Government might UU
into tlisusu or contempt. cnsiiitute.l some
security inst the worst that imjiht hip
pen under such n .puI" thins!; n the
,-Ynlirid. it'll ill Will !) M' lli'W UinriMieir
throiiali llm in(V.ieu -e ..I tiiil ni Inn ry.
awl the new doilriaca wm.-.b ' ' t'4
; prevdleiit 111 r -gu.l In ti- wmeii
n . v iri,e'i y -
I thing he may do; that he u an independent
co-ordinate department of tbeQovcrnmeot,
wno u responsibis to bis constauonts' to
the people; and that we have only to at
tend to our ordinary duties as members of
toe Legislative branch of lbs Govern
ment; and to take care to ba able to an
swer lo the people for our own conduct,
without undertaking to question the propri
ety of what the President baa done, or may
do, I say I am not sure if such a senti
ment is not becoming common ia the coun
try; and I almost blush lo think that such a
feeling is not altogether unknown in this
House. Sir, it is a great mistake, and may
be the source of maoy errors and of great
mischief to the country. The Executive
chief of the Government ia responsible, not
only to his constituents, the People, but he
is responsible to this House; and this is s
part of the theory of this Government which
should never be lost sight of. It is true
that the idea, which' baa giown Op of late,
of tbe total independence of the President
on Ibis House, has become so common, thai
I am not certain if the bate suggestion of
the constitutional duties and power! of ibis
House will oo excite surprise, and stattie
the mors devoted friends of the President
But it is fit that we should not lose all re
collection of our powers and privileges. It
will have some good effect to ouke contin
ual claim to our constitutional powers,
though we may think proper lo exercise
them. I will then take leave to repeat,tbat
the President ia responsible to this House,
in the only way that be could be made so,
without depriving him of tbe shadow of in
dependence as the head of a sepanle de
pal taient of the Government snd that is,
by impeachment. Ay, sir, the President
may not only be impeached by this House,
but it is its bounden aud sacred duty actual
ly lo impeach turn for adequate cause. 1
do not mean to say thai the present uicum
bent ought lobe impeached, bull would
have this bouse to be familiar iu the knowl
edge of its powers. Tbe day may couie.rn
ihe progress of this Governiuehl, when a
great example will have to be given to tbe
country of the spirit and power of this"
House; or the Executive, instead of becom
ing, independent only or Ibis House, will
actually govern it and the People iuvo the
bargain. 5u, the constitution did not mean
that, because the P sople, by their voice,
may elevate a nun to toe Presidency, they
iio.tu.-re ly sanction, in advance, aud engage
to sub ml to, all that be may do 111 the lour
yeara ol bis term ot set vice. On the--contrary,
1. supposes mat a Presi Jeut, iutisch
svii, may souse Ins powers, hiiJ rre l
I removed from othV; a.id the doty d
ins COU.JUCI U gten 10 u
is to be
I h it body
Inn 111 1. nil
I II -
I IM ill
too iis of the ' t'Hi'V Hi if.iinerjt, tni
make and control j i'r -' . ni !m iiself. A
political joint k 1 o.u.i .ay i- im through
She President as tlt-ir gei,t. n intended 10
rule the whole: ftiul rule.it wiil. until some
fuiiirfi Pri si.'enl. imie airibltious
i..Hl. Hiiiil afi.i.v Ihe whole capital
(:o.'(iy. -tt'wt-r he is only the TniKtee,
a llHHiuht eaiKdieiil to' miinliiaie 11 the hoc
kir of (let pi.Hiil meumbentot tlie Lxeeolie (jov. rilinenl p iroiia.e
1 . 1.. . . .1 1 11 i . 1. . .11,
ir. ilia uiiiHjNiirr ui aunri i m ' i.ntwi. icihis iioi oiiiv in
... - 1 1
inaA.iiis wl.wh HHiibliaii our opiXHiiiiMi to the I ,,11 UR, V(.ri guy reii-iw ii t i rMl-r
lniAie of ihe Baltimore Convention; uui 11 , I , . ... . IM,,Jw-t,".if the " N
y be well ui -awedJ jjimsi f(,',,,'Ti;tiov..riiineiii -i-i in. Ek.v.hi. Con
Biiireewrrif n'm we Deiieve nun coiuiuiiibu uh ;
lillinJ oiqualifledacknowledgwuienlof tual' ni:uhii.ne.i. 1 m
in the iiiiie of K uancipiiKHi ami ADo'iuon. ; are 10 ne. onuim.
lbs other iwncaudidales fcr the PresiJeney,
Ue but Imle to aay tbew ikjIhiojI honesty
J virtoiMia deportovat iu public as WkII a in
ft a liftKives undutMUbla evidence l lln'
winwof the claim which they hold aixtii thx
fi'lrnceiiid afTeeiloqa of the peuple -bat ok-
nllngli L. Whit and W in. II llnriwdi.
Irnimll Mtiibuu'. the fuar of defeai,yiehi our ear
4isnPri anq untiring exeriiouM iu Ui
liim of tha Oalo el Msi lr.um,a".-
UGH LAWSOM WIIITC We 01.11 leui-
ta-heva ia hia uniirips pairiotwii and ,ii ere
fhm hi tha intereaU of the Sooth, and con
aim fully adequate tn the dUchattfe ot Hie
Izh functions which that Office wou'd imp-me
m hiinj and oonsequently, he will receive 110111
int suppurt, to which his private virtue
laiuent abiSiUea so Justly entitle bun.
iu advoeatinc the principles we nave avoweu.
M reasonoble to exneet that our opponents will
Mill as; but whilst we shall strenuously adhere
dignified and moderate course, we irei per-
ply willing to meet the ad vocal of Power np-
aoy autqeet involvine tbe principles ol raiwiiai
sfdora, whenever they may choose to opea
u batteriea apim as. ifin taring the arena as
ledn, with no pilA,save tbi iimtice otnei cause
Ft leeiing tbe lull reafMiatbtliiy ot me euues
volving upon us, it shall be our aim 10 sua ain
e cause of ihe Whiir Party and of U did rrm-
plea wilh all tbe seal and ability we can bring
Tbe STAR will be published once a week.at
lACnn, rioxubee county, Miss., on a neat linpe
nl sheet, al $5 in advance, or 6 at tbe end of
Newspapers Iriendlv tu ihe cause, are feqoes-
rd iu publish ihe above Pruciiecius, and receive
tubKiiptiuna for the' same. . I be .nrat,. IS umber
tmtwwaendSSfiy In December, it the maten-
caa be nroeured bv that lime.
' JO. GALES JOHNSON.
to-1its-ruCaMdP'n fio'iT fiia favor
the ii8ci,litied ctwps which bioiighl film in
10 powtr. as ha ig no nure rijfbt u rule
jointly with htm than he was to govern a
lone; and lima drops the cuitain forever up
on what may afterwards be denominated the
farce of Ameiican Liberty!
But there is a point of delicacy which I
must notice before I proceed further with
of inv leioarka. I shall be
forced to speak Ireely of the course of the
President in the remarks which I propose
to submit I know that a sort of morbid
jealous) and sensibility in relation to every
thing which may be construed into an at
tack upon the. President, is the natural
feeling of a House of Representatives com
posed chu-fly ol Ins irienos ana soppw..-.
The danger is. that his party interest which
ata In re ivel everv Ihinii that snvors of an
attack upon him, may, and will, lead to a
......i ol intolerance, and often, to a t.Hal
auuoression of all free discussion and in-
f I . . . . . ti... .l...uil inn
oiiiry into bis conqiici. 1 1 ...o,....
to intolerance ia greany --r-
PiesideuUiike the Present one, is jio. v.j
but is, , besides, a grea iwpu,-. -
so per vising
Hondo. K . s, fir, we are the t oiisiituu -n o
Diipervisors iiuii oveisetrs ol tho co'iuuct ol
llusug mtde these preliminary ruinarks.
I uroceed.tu 1110 suUici I mil 4...i ..
to nrin lo luo noli. 11 ol OoiircM -in m
Hie cou itry. I uinil . t i lue k i J"' 1 ,;
cciitue au J oiIicmI iiiieiureiicf in ! ti-.m.
aud tho COlHeqileni 4iiuse of Kv" . nnepi
I reii ir.i tins the so l .1 ol aTl
- - -
others doiuattding the greatest jl.jriil 01 alio
siurtuiny al the irrsOTi jUhH.if ". 1' w mo
lalo to altein I toy remedy by I-4 it eu ici
mciit al the present session ot C "..jr. s.Uiii
ll is not too Ijf to invoke ihe n mioii ol
the country lo in stisteiue ol m evil.and
conseq-ienci h Aolt h musi grow-.-uul ol 'he
toleraltoii ol it. We can ppy.11- pun-
lie ilimo lor Intnre actlou iion lliis an hj
.r .1.. .... in.rfe t aliall ni.hi i-U.il
It V . H. ' ' 1
once lo speak id" Ihe course ol uie nig o'st
ollicer m tlie Oovermweiit, in con ue x ton
with thissu -j t ol lue PresMoul ol htm
who holiislhe iMiwer ol .appoiulineui 01 ao
uliiei olficers 4o hia haM.ls,.ad - wom d-4y -
H is under ihe consiimtioii, t" aiie rvnn- their
conduct, ami, ..s ihe guar 1 n td the putuic
i.i.m nl in.-' cull- illliiolt, to See thill
they do not slepJinde from llielf oil), lal dll
i.ea. and iiiiroi ' 1 li Here v.uh llieliee
.1 ..1 tin- :. live lr.iiichle If he whose
U "HI wi
ilutv 11 is l -t"h over an t control th
e.iniliict of ill subordiuUe olficers 111 this
resuccl. -shall '"" llt 8,,ll, ",nPle ol '"
tltm e: il he shall leid Ihe Way, a
come the.hrsl in zeal and to liviiy, a.i he is
first in authority and rank, in ewy tug the
election ol a favorite caudi.tate tor ine
.a...... it will be iu vain th.it we iliscusi;il
-..11 i.h in vain tit tt we shall drvne legtlfo
ia oiioh me ton.iiift of suburdiiule
li the Executive lie-id of !'
n.ernineni may properly interfere in elec
tions. H is Oticwive 01 uie wnuir s -. ,
and wliatkver we may do, whatever e may
enact, will not be worth the parchment up-
.... a,ki. h 0111 uroceediiiES are recotded
ti.ui I km Ireadinff uuon delicate
1 . .nitirinif to soeak at all of the
Uliniiii. w m . . .. .
Pr-iJnt. in connexion with Ibis su
1 kHaw that there arejnany in thu country,
a fnr nutfht I know in this House, who
retVird as a sort of holy ground that upon
certain scheme of policy of his, ia rcbtjon
to we successipi,to tb Presidency, i no
wise constituting a part of his official du
ties. But for bis oppbsitisn I base been
constantly assailed ' in this House for hav
ing changed my party and my politics; and
for the same reason tbe cry of anti-Jack;
somam is raised against me out of . this
House, by every unprinapled partisan and
partisan pross throughout Uie country. But
while I am conscious of standing upon the
same ground, and thai I am this day sup
porting the same principles which. I avowed
and acted upon from tbe first moment I bad
the, honor of a seat in Ibis, House, neither
ignorance nor prejudice on the one band,
nor artifice uor falsehood on the other, shall
deter me from doing what I oncoive to be
my duty. Let no one say, then, that in
what I am about to advance upon ibis sub- j
jortsm attacking Gen. Jackson, or that Ij
mean to make ao issue witn mm, or that J ,
seek 10 overthrow bis administration, 1
am too well convinced, of hia great popu
larity and influence to suppose that any
such attempt would succeed, if I were .dis
posed to make it My attack, (if what 1
sbatl eay shall be held in tbe light or an at-
tack al all,) will be upon that party ahd
those- paity leaders who have pushed bim
far in advance upon this subject, and upon
every occasion when there was Ihe least
danger. Tbe blows which I shall deal will
be aimed and '..dealt upon thsui,. and if, be,
ehall feel the force of auy of them it will be
tbe necessary result of bis position, and not
of any purpose of mine. For one, sir, I
do not mean to relinquish my privilege, my
light, snd my duty to the country, iu oppo
sing toe election 01 any man or party to
power, because be or they shall by srtince
have so contrived it, that every indignant
rebuke of hut or their principles and coo
duct must have sortie reference to Ibe
course of a great papular favorite.
I have said Ibat if the President may
properly interfere in electioos.il will be of no
Use lo provide a remedy against the inter
ference of subordinate officers. I use the
term propultj advisedly; foe Uie question
now is, not" whether the President hae in
ter lured, but whether it is safe and proper
mat be should do so.
I need scarcely tell this House that Ibe
President lias inlet fcred in elections. Ills
well known, I presu ue,
this House, luat the interest
suieiit iu the eleition
Vidual ( VI r. Van Bute
tie fcecutie chair, baey-'Wliuin i the last
uiteeu mourns, oeen made known to tbe
country iu a variety ol ways This has
oeen diHie with the decision and boidnes
clnr ictt i inite uf tho man - tn alt hie great
iiuui-iUitiiigJ It i not so well or . gener
ally known mat tnu Presideni h ia. in om.
.1 Ul 6.al. S ll least intelitflud III l'if elec
I. on ol uiciiioi is l Oolii lliiiimsol t'uu-
.j,,;a . 4 hJ-VnMl-ltiCsiio d -uuasoaivocai
oiuola ol SUCH lU:llerellce. 1 Oil I llliiy
..t:.. . I .... 11 1 .... kkA ft i
not ue iiiiauiiiei"", i "
line ol toe IHU'llerellce lo hu h I allude !
I no most common tuoce ol inlerleicuce
loptctl by ine Premdeiit has been the di.Htn-
i . . t iir.'.""..!....-
liulloil.,ol.all - tinusuai aiiu :iiauiu.. j
...1 i.iiui ol uewsoaueis under liiav frank.
conUiHiiiii Ihe :nosl viruleut and luda ituta
uh) .itiat-as upou too character ana conuuet
.i tiartuular candidates! Another mode
was, by writing Utters under ins own signa
ture, to vaiious individuals, iu wnicn canui
.utea opposed to Ihe election of Mr Van
il.iicit were Ueuotiuced, aud the motives ol
mil wuduct impugned. 1 hese letters
11 ....i- ....ii.t
arere. tl lierallV, lllooamooBiw vniruiaiovi,
iirl. as it Mas understood' and believed,
s r . D...
iii mint incuriinir me censutv wi tuo i !-
. " . ,
lent. Iu one case, sucn a letter was win
..... i . .n umctr or sifent in the service of
i.ie Uoveriiuient, untl by him freely commu
mealed. Iu another insisiice, such a letter
ua u.-ui .IU and In a.ienllv read from the
this be not interference, then there can be
no such thing al. Executive UnWrfeteoce.
But,sir,this is direct iaierferenei. ft t open
above disguise; At the question lobe here
after decided Is, whether it is allowable
and proper. I have met; with some ; res
pectable persons, (I meao , reapeciable' for
the honesty of their opinione, whor with
out diapuung tha (ecu, contend that , the
Preaident has not done any thing which
he might not rightfully and properly do I
that he may and onght to interfere in elec-'
lions, whenever he shall think that tbe in
terest of the counur will be promoted by
his interference.' It was from individuals
only that the course of the Preaident re
ceived sny countenance. The mass even
of his warmest personal friends at first
sought to evsde the question to deny or
palliate the facts. But now, whole com
munities have been' brought to scquience
in, snd even to applaud the course of the
Executive in this respect. Such ia the
power and innurnce of a popular name I
That which a few years sgo would have
struck the whole community with amater
ment, and catiaed the most Jinserepolous
partisan lb falter in his course, is now hail
ed and defended by thousands. But, what
i more to the point, thia House, orh large
mojority of it, has given its aanction to
these practice. I feel authorised to aay
this, from the circumstance that the main
facts establishing the direct interference of
the President in the election of his succes
sor have been notorious,- and have passed
uncontradicted in every section of the U-
nion for the last fifteen months, snd yet
the majority of thia House have manifested
not a mere acquiescence only.hut a decided,
thorough, and unequivocal seal, in austain
itiiT the Presideni in all the results snd ob
jects, direct snd indirect, immediate and
... . i i
remote, ol his interference. - air, i oeg
leave to refer to one or two circumstances
to show the open, avowed and notorious
character of the President's interference in
the election of his successor. It will be
remembered that the letter of the President
to Parson G win, of Nashville, in which he
waa induced lo give the aanction of hia
great nam lo the humbug ef the Balimore
Convention, and to- denounce - every man
who dared to -oppose the nomination of
that assembly as an enemy of the People,
tpbn 'ATs qaesu'on ths'anthoriUrt'ol' t,
Greatest wsighy lh names; of Uis, tooet v.
paloved and moat illustrious, men connect.
ed with, thf bistory of tha Country. But, '
first of all. 1 must quote the .Presidenfa:
own npinion against himself... That Gen-
Eral Jacksoa was once as 1 sealeus and ae
onest ia his 'opposition to all Execatit
tterference with elections as hd Is aow,
hen in favor of the , practice, t have no '
doubt. .Without trespassing opoa tha time'
of the committee, by referring to, a great ,
deal more, I will content myself, upon tha t .
present occasion, bv reading tbe sentiment
deli vered by Ihe President opon the subject
in bis first inaugural address; as evidence -of
what his opinion Uien 'was. This ad-.
dress was supposed, and waa t!6nbtless ia-'
tended to give some solemn assaranee to
tha country of the fidelity of the new in-
cumbent of the Presidential chair to the .
main principles upon which he was brought
into power. - i" - - - J. z -.
"The recent rlemonstraiion ) of poblie'
sentiment inscribes on the, 'list . of Exeeu-'
tire dutiea.in characters too legible to be
overlooked the tk of reorm, which will .
require particularly, the correction of those -abuses
that have - brought the patronage of
the Federal Government into conflict with
Ihe freedom of elections, and the counter-'
action of those causes which hsve disturb-;
ed the rightful eourse of appointment, and
have placed or continued power Id OOlaitb-,
r .1 : i. ... Am -
IUI in iuuninniii uaiiua.
Alas, sir, for the dilspidations, not only
of- matter but of principles, whieh the
lapse of a few years is able to effect'
Here, we have avowed the very principle
upon which the fate of the (ate administrs-.
lion turned reform, and the limitatiod of
Executive patronage o prevent undue Ex-,
ecutive induencs upon elections. . So inr . ,
lens wa lbs excitement:, of the. publie -mind
upon this subjeet the last two years , , ;
of the Iste administration, that 1t is myiol-s---,
emn corfvictidn thayforoheveing!eHrtW f
direct interference in elections en tbepsrt ei
the fcntleman who sits ' before fin. (Mt?
A DAM,) ha woqld have been ieipeachedl
by thia House. .Yss, sir, 1 repeat, that t
for one act of interference of thf nature oL.
those which are now frequent and ftotorl-
ous, that gentleman weald havt been put
unon Ins trial Defore me Denate oi wis u-
istes I in prooi ol in is, v-9 nave,
remember with what jealous vigi-
AA A a . Ml A .
movemeat ei tne ste vniei
aniL of vsry .bead f f 0e-
nirimeni waa-watehed bv thciroi Doncnti.
editor of that paper had done no such thing. I Why, sir, even s visit paid by one cf theu
But, ifihai pretext nau reauy exisieu, ta n own nute wu mans me suoject
what will be said by those who think that I Df public reprobation SOd the wlioT? land .
I . - . -. . .. . ...I I I I
, to every looinueroi . Mu.fciiU n.nMir.n fdTa med I i
feii bv tbe Pre- "- t. - 'rr,- - y 7 .t:: r y'" w
' I I'tamiani aa a menu ni ine eiecuon 01 i i.nu mm-m
of a pa.l.cul.r indi- V " ' J - , f - T
v a . i I ssiiukv v isiav I iUKiafaaaiv?.
Ill iu lUbu ...... ... w -iliM ifiA r
a mat titra was at iugis lm -- am a suns -...--
a sufficient reastm for the President's svew
al of preference for Mr. Van Buren, to s
Itamgraph which appeareu in me new
Hampshire Patriot, the aianuaru organ oi
a. W a i.
the democracy ol the tarn, oeiore uie
G win teller had made, its appearance in
that quarter T In speakmg of Ue prospects
fJudire White, the editor nl thai paper
affirmed th at " he (Judge White cannot
receive the vole of I eunessee ; lor even
ihere he must contend, at odds, .-agnutsf
the Influence of th Prtstilent, Mr. Grun-
r w7 . . m m t I a I.
dy, Mr. folk, ani Mr. joimsou, anu me
tramline democracy of that truly democral-
19 .... i .1 ..f tl.a
ic iStaie. tiere we aim iu woo . "'
l-.lnir iournala of the nariy, not only a
clear aanction of the practice of interference.
.'a a A
but an open avowal ol aciuai inieriercnc.c.
Bui it is preposterous to consume umo
attempting lo prove an intericreiice
when the Presidents preierence is
known to every freeman in the twenty-four
Slates. Was I not tight, then, in saying
thai a majority of line House had sanction
ed Ihe practice of the Executive inieue-
- . . I I ' ... 1 -at' '- af "k''f l.lM
rence J this new neveiorrmeni in mc
of this Government f It is true that this
sanction has not been given in express
.a..nu It i for Hal reason that 1 am uie
onih.ni to nress the subject 1 for, if
wa filled with the indignsnt nurmurinrs
of ihs stent snd honest yeemanry. against '
every act which had the appearance of Ex
ecutive electioneering.''. It would be a mat- ,' x.
ter of amusing ss well as instructive liistc-. " "
rv to turn ovei the pages of the 6f posion or '
Jackson journali of that Af 34 compare r 1'
the principles then avowed by 4ha Iackson W
party by a party seeking powsrViththa; "
practices of ; the.. ssms party-afier vthavingrr-"
been in power a few yeara. Bull digress .
To corroborate the first opinion of Gea. v ,
Jackson upon tha subject of Executive lift ' ,'
terference in the election pf a successor, -we
have the practice of every President of
the United States, from Washington down,
lo the present incumbent , We hsve the
expreas suthoriiy of President Jefferson for,
saying that he felt himself restrained by
his official station from intimating any pre-" s
fererce between hia political friends, e
ven in private and confidential inter
course. . .... ..., ..
(T es Ctmfiitssd.. j..-i
.. i .. . r. iii him. a r.iii aiaw of ihe
iiuruugsu - v"..-- - b m i ever hiio hu--, .- . ...
- ..i' him .a4.Hde.-OL All these .ml mvin ilnt deliberation. SIUU
usntjiii..! -" f r ' IIIICR.M'.., -- .- t -
fit-ts the prools ate now iu my
IIbacth or saw eaLSASS. Aeoording te the'
New Orleans papers of tha .7 lb elt, the city
notwithstanding iia inereaea of poselatkm, wad
o vet nvire baalthy than it baa beea daring tbd
past semmer. r rom tn isi w may, np w u
week ending July, th n amber of deaths wars
Stop tho Runaway.
I) AN AWAY from the sabscriber. living near
K Liberty Hill, in Iredell county, . c.
Etonian named .
Nrly owned by-James Cunningham., He la
pteeen fogy and fifty yeara old t of a yellow
a caropiexion rouod lace ana sinau eyes, ue
1 marked with a soar, in ona of his ears, which
aot grewa together i akte with aar on tha
nderside of hia heel, which haa . not filled .UP 1
k has also a soiaIi scar on one of his cheeks, and
P about five feat. Avai or six Inches in heiarht.
hn1 one ukins4 up this neero and hidtfing hhq
ivt ia.:t a i w i a ' . la aa a, . ' a..
r ! or qei venng nun u me, anau ne reaawo
eaopenaated. , . , .
a . nnnii rrtuvivrti a1 r
Hill. Iredell ea.N.C. ' : '
Yet t is precis y .tweh . peY.o h '""A which. I am about toUead.snd that iheshoe.
o. a m..... inniiire mill . ATwanwaai' ea - i enuaiu iirw ..si r. a
SrUK. tothe public inter- d.re.lo inuude pon ittbuttbis, thank,
'Ti. at such . time only tb,t Congre- a(A . p.rl of my "lwo.- l ' d
L Hlf t be the .rue, the Me wsre. at the same f'J U, 4hree
c'.s.irtodo'or thepreaeDt Chief Magi
It reoturea some power of discnmi-
nstion, not ordinarily possessed, to i d.s. r.m
' ' . -a' " a ikaa nailkllS
v-.i ..- " . ... ... I.l....
and faitliful guardian ot the puoiic norr.j.
aT.. aa avm A nAlttt i.r aHniinislration. neitn-
aiirt ti ,r mam iiiiinft.uiui
et courage, or industry, nor zeal is wanting
to execute the task of inquiry into Execu
tive conduct or abuses. All are reauy t
-. r . is i. - . . a . ...la.- aani 111
discbarge duty wnicn is popui., - -
which tbere is no peril. ui n v
Jaia Uuj J836-tf4
mate between tbe aupport of a President
. . J .i..hnn an far Aa reffaPlB
and nts aaiu "t,' -- . -- -
measures properly ol aa -
whicn there is no pern. Du -.- i mt"i r -r--- - . M,xA...i 0r tie
of this House, nnder sir administrations- lUre, and the meaaures and coad uct ol u
u.Vu.. .'i " a.k--.- 'to end a L .ministration in regaid to subjects
whether popular or , einerwnw, - - ntn.''r " . .ffl.Meii
which relate u uraiun r - aim 1B1Bl ui ,u
oral Jacltaon a '' t , r
.nl iradinff measures as I base
demonslraled during, the
.iJinart still to do ao; but I have op.
. r- , . 3 i.
and influence, . ..-:Jl.---:
. n..i. air. I am not certain tr an opinion l
..1 Wnmin nirevalenL for want of proper
reflection and inquiry, that the Pieaideut li
in no way responsible to thia House for any
poaed, and expect to coaUaua to oppoae,
I . I . . . C ...A.ft.a ft ikia
Ol IU l HO KU'Winulo v( imiini m w, ...
House; and they will be produced, if any
oentlviuan upon this Boot shall question
. . t . . ..... .......
a.m nart ol iiiw statement, out um iiiiw-
, , ..... .
iereiice ol the President in the election oi
haa. in two tnslancee. been so
driaiutf and oeculiar a nature aa to demand
a aeuarate notice , I allude to bis attempt
to influence the action of the Legislatures
J tha States of Alabama and 1 ennessee
or ih facts connected with tbe caae of the
Li!islature. I ran soeak with
waeeev-w a) r
confidence. It m due to tbe frerioent to
say that he practised no disguise in bis in-
' . -L .. 1' I
terlerence wiin m t ennesseo tacgieiaiuiv.
Letters add leased to several individual mem-
hera lelt uo doubt ol his intention or outeci.
the President's friends in Tennes-
ievTsupposed Ibat tbe ounierous Iranlts ol
tbe Preaident Jiipou packages containing
matter' of the "moat "violent exceptionable
kind, were ptocured by som artful paitizan
of tbe Vice, President, without the prtny
of the Presideut to tbe extent or character
of the matter circulated under them; out m
all doubt upon Ibis point, ol the
hundred newspapers transmuted - to
Nashville last fall, addresse.Mothe memoers
of the Legislature, under tbe President's
(rank, the eullie address or superscription
of one hundred was m the well known band
wniinirof Ihe Preaident. Those oewspar
iters contained matter having a direct bear-
in-' upon each question of importsnce, ex
pected to come before the Legislature of
u..i ,.nnniid with national politics.
L a i - i,.n.4....n a ntairt sutement of
,l.;,.i. .ra nndaniabie. 1 wish it iu
Ka nniUrAiood that, unless these circum
tancea. with others of a similar nature.
mitrht ha referred to. amount to an
iaterference in elections, I make no sucn
a-a tr . J-a- 11. AAIB II
charge agwan tno rwswoBu i
A client once'burst into s flood of tears,
after he bad heard the statement of hia
case by counsel, exclaiming, My lord,
a J- I . I anlTaaaJ k alf UI
my loru, i uiu nut unui iiu.a i--
- ... is. . . ! .1 . 91
much tiii 1 nearu n iuis uaj.
' SBwAWaaaAwwawSBI -
Aa iTancAf Gamhlcr. A persos in lbs habit
of drinking very freslv, being troubled vritba
sore leg, was aavtsea oy a pnjs.ei.-
a oinl of brandy to waan u wita. i-t
I . l A lU aanalNaiAai ta
ins: tha branny, no cam- w
' ' J.Ua a.kalha. ka knU
k.aai aava ba mnnpr au hdviuw -jhhwv -
a.inb It. or ose li for his leg il wsa head . fbf
Hive ite express sanction to tins prsciice,
then all lhal remains ior me ''"-
Consul-lion and of the future iiDeruea oi
ihe country to do, wiil be to carry, u
appeal lo ihe People for their consiuerauon
Tliat the President upon full considera
tion, believes that he has a right, and that
il is hia duly to interfere, as he has done, 1
have no doubt. I have as Utile doabt that
he has arrived at this conclusion upon Tree
and full advisement with his leading frienda.
lie haa taken in. grounu Wo "'"V' T.T. L Tiaawl, tSmiae oof lo ba the
People in favor Uie course pursued by the to pWi,f M MymU emrU
Presideut, iarinai u is , ---aagacious
statesmen as well as "!r"
ilJ general opinroinrf hi. patnmrc mtenuons
whi'h prevads-that give, all the weigh
in his preference Tor the succ...,
M the countenance to hi. direct interfe-
k..S. Raar Schuylkill became inebnated
undertook to go home fell into a leeer
otr of uaslacked lime, between Market
and Chesnut streets. He lay there ootil a-
hout two o'clock, wbea. he waaeonfeyea
. . . l l " . .. l k.aa 1. 1 lan na nia
af .ka ,..ntrv. lhat we ahoujd tooa to. hooie. ua sppea.ou w
... ... ,A k. drenil. I ..J l.tn is that aOStllOO wiUKiot a
k ia i.v . , ,
.t..-. ..... -a. au- taH tubticiUicml
lNiaataTT, castacaao tiata M-Yaa,
...The Ledser aiyea eome hotrriol
Va-AJ - W W a a
particulars cf a young man named Eugene
""I":: .ka tkm which either receives yulia.ee, who had eeaartaaiog pormr
iwncw . - "i--- ----. .... ,;fitu. -a
-.i. .u- ia..u It ia ihe more unioivu
pale that it is. so. It not the p ese nl
contest, or the present
. k ,kia nraciice l it is future e-
, I muOt " " I a .La,
..aa as ' a i a - i a- ava raaaaa. fani nnawBi saabj -
id. and this derive, a iJ
more imporunt that w.m w "T""' foV lbe intemperate I '
.! ir. ii.a nrue oi nia uww r- i tv hm . -
er. that those who see, oLlbibJL mey jee,
dm future disssters to tbe constitution and
ill be likety yo general. ----r- , rt0ff said Is, " I aadsrstaaa aa
Church nd Sla.."-Yoa must bs eaivM
ki..k thiA nractice I - a,m -t ihs eholera, saM a parson. iew
win w .av-w m .-. ,. .
iB.t kdo .il that determined Bie -- . . . , a,
- .....m a anneral acauiescenca uu i ----- --
ii au - , ia be Ax UDttS cuaiv-