, m j I i l . . - :-v - - , . ' ';, "i-' " ' " . '---.--'- ;; : . ' : J '.v.-"-:i:- .' V r -W :; , r V v -V ..)-. " 'V '-i-vf - jr ' ' ' ' ' LIFE ISMONLV TO BE VALUED AS IT 13 USEFULLY EMPIXDYED. ' : . '-l 'SV T ' ASIIEVILLE, JJORTII CAROLINA, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 26ri8i0, . TM 0 -0' at a B. :I uw tin bit' r if. MI u MM it Ik n"? rrt-- an nu in. in adYance, or H Wld r t1 J " ' STfa ft72 !d Twenty.lirc CnU for I nmmunicuu" i r- c MISCELLANEOUS lntinarf BcinliUnccuce I U the earlV prt of the' revolutionary I b' lereeant and twelve armed men un tu 1 r . ... .k,i.Ti th wililcrnesa tha State of New , -Hampshire. Their M w tonote-ironr any aettlcmenta, ,i rt.iv were under the necessity of en .nplngovcr night hi tho woods. In the rfy part of our struggle fof indopcndonce, , lodiana were numerous and did not ,nd idle -spectators to a 'conflict carriod with ao much seal and ardor by tho lite. Some trihes were frfrndly to our use while many UXn our border took rt with tho enemy; imd were very trou. iwmc in their savage kind of wnrfare, as ir countrymen ofa-n learned from flio wo rexperkmeo of tlu:ir midnight doprcda. The lender of the above mentioned krtv was well acquainted with different lilies: and from much intercourse- wiw Un nmvioiu to tlie war, was not Ignorant jrtlte id'hMn, Jiyiognomy,awl, dnss of hchi andt iltq comuuujcemeni oi nciui U was informed for which parry they had luA hatchet'"' ''---;''"; I Nothing material hnppcncd tlio first day l their excursion; but early in the after Cxmof the second, they, from art emi. Lnc. discovered a body of armed Indians Jjvancing towards them, whoso number l.iVx-r -jcccdcd tlMjir'own.' As soon as iifl whites were perceived by their red Irethrcn. tlic latter made signats, and the mo parties approached each other in an imicablo manner. The Indians appeared be much gratified with meeting the ser Wirt and his men, whom tney observed lev considered as their 'protectors; said Jwy belonged (o a tribe which had raised lie hatchet witlizeal in the cause ot uocrry, nd were dctcrniined to do all in their power imure tlie common enemy, iney shook lands in friendship, and it was, " how d-c k, pro, how dyo tfo, prtrj that oemg their 'ronounciation of the word brother. V lien hey bad conversed with each : other for EUme and exchanged mutual good s they at length separated, and each travelled in different directions. Af- 1 " m r proceeding to the distance of a mile or hore, tlie sergeant halted his men and st ressed them in the following words: My i rave companions, we must use the utmost aution, or this, night may bo our last Should we not make some extraordinary exertions to defend ourselves, to-morrow s run mav find us tjloeninir never to wake. You are surprised comrades, at my words; find vouranxictv will not be lessened when I inform you that we have just passed our inost inveterate foe, who under the mask f pretended friendship you have witnessed, would lull us I into security, and by such 1 11 . M Kans, in ine unguaraca moments oi our ttdiugbt slumber, without resistance, seal urfate." v The men with astonishment listened to pis short harangue; and their surprise. ' Rirara, oa ihji airs ui mcin uvucuivr. (tained the suspicion but they had just en Jcountered friends. They all immediately mial preservation and destntctidn of their fnemics. By the'proposal of their leader, iw luiiowuig pion was aooptea ana exe I The spot selected for their nuzht'sen- icampment was near a stream, of water ,wnica servea to jcover their rear, v , They i Kuca m large tree, befora which nn thn an. oiKui a uruiiani nro wn urrmpji. ('-" muivmutu cut a log oi wood about the size of hia bodV: iUankct, placed his hat unon the ntmnltv !-'ivi uu u wuire mo aref -taav the-enomy .gin uo aocuiveu, ana mistake it for a 'man. After logs equal in number to the 'sergeant"-, party were thus fitted nut. and f8o artnillv a mmnwl tlin. .k ! 1 -I j - ; mcjr Uligiu easily 1" "'umca iot so many soimers, the men jWith loaded muskets placed themselves be. i0 the fidlen tree, by which time the jades of tho evening began to close around. jThe fire was supplied with fuel, and kept j uniuanuy unui iate in the evening, (hen it was sufTered to decline,- The crU ",no now approaching, when an r- ragiH oe expected from the Indians; joot the serffeant''a nun ntnA in im o ujvii uioijva f01 "poeahnent with great anxiety till near ""o'f wiuiom perceiving any move. ! of the enemy, v .? T. ' ; At lefisth a full Tn;.. j ittrongh the glimmering of the fire; (which V "Pw,8eUin8 w) -cautiously moving tr ". manng no noise, and appa- -s e-ery meana in his power to himself from any one about the rmP- V For a time, his actions showed him i ac susDwifHM - .,.t -v. i I " guoiu UUglll IKS BMU fl to watch any unusual appearance, j T'd give the alarm in ease of dan. r1"? Mjrrin&quictventured- 'art "iatinctIy aeea to move his finger fjw ne numbered each fog of wood, or what "iPP08 to be a human being quietly ITOng repose. To satisfy himself more I 7i i as to the number, he counted them; "ccond time, and cautiously retired. lie was succeeded by another Indian, who wentthrough the same movements and retired in tho saino mannor.' Sooon after tho whole party, lUtce In number, were discovered, cautiously approaching, ana frecdily eyeing their su)poacd victims, 'he feelings of the Scrgtmnt men can bet ter bo imagined than described, when they saw the base and cruol purpose! of their enemies, who were now to near that tliey could acdlceiy b8restrained from firing upon. them. Tlie flan, however, of tha seargnnt was to have his men remain silent in tlu ir places of concealment till tlie muf kots of tlie savogi'S were discharged, that their own fire might be mora tllktuul and opposition teas) formidable. T"liI imnTiu au nit of lonir duration. The, Indiana, in Ja bodrr cautiously anTniMiilulioris, wtiuso builder proaclied, till within a snort diatancn, tney then, halted, took deliberate aimf discharg. ed their pieces upon inanimate logs, gave the dreadful war-whoop, ana instantly rush, ed forward with tomahawk and sculping, knifo in hand, to despatch tha Jiving and obtain tlie scalps of tlie dead. Al noon they had collected in close order, more ef. iuctually to execute these horrid Intentions, the party of tho'seriroant, with unerring aim, discharged their picccst not on logs of wood , but on perfidious savages, not one of wltom escaped destruction by the snare into which their, cowardly and blood-thirsty (Impositions hutj, led them, . (From tho Sunday School Journal. '- ' THE SIX VERSIONS. -' "7 1 laving been hiueli ""interested In exam, ihingya "g)oeimen of a Work "p'ropeedby Mr. jjagster, of .London, in which the six trincipal English version! of the Bible will o presented in parallel columns. I thought some of vour vounn readers at least .would be "pleased to nave an opportunity of no ticing the gradual change that has taken place in our language in die last fivc.centu. ries, and I tlierefore copy' four verses of the epistle to thcrlebrews from each version. w Wicsur's TEANSLATIOIf ,1380. 1 bi feith nee dredde thorny answerej ta kun of these tliingis that yit weren not seen and schapid a schip in to the helthe of his house bi wiche he dampned the world and is- ordeyned eire of richtwincsse . which is bl feith..' -iXC.-e: - v ' , bi feith, ho tliat is clepid abraham: oheid to go out into a place whiche he shouldo take into eritage, and ha, wente out: not witynge whidirheschould go. bj feith he dwelte in the lond of bihecst: as in' an alien ond: dwellynge in Ktil housis With Isaac and Jacob even eins of the same biheest for lie abode thexiU havjrnge founaemen. us, whose cratuman and maker is god. ' ? TnrDAtE, 1534. ' w ' i By fiiyth Noe . honored God, after that he was warned ortlungs which were non seoe, and prepared the arcke to the savinge of hisT houschoulde, ' thorowe the which arckei he condempned theworlde, and be came ' hcyre of the risrhtwesncs which commeth by favth. By fayth Abraham, when he was called obeyed, to goo out into a place which" he should afterwards receivefto' inhcritauncc, and he went out not knowynge whether he he should goo. By fayth he removed into the londe that promised him, as into straunire count re, and dwelt in tabernacles : and so did Isaac, and Jacob, heyres with him of the same promes. ; For , he looked for a citie having a foundacion whose buyl der and maker is God. ' :. ' -'Cbanmek 1539. By fayth Noe beyngo warned , of God, cschucd the tilings whych were as yet not sene, and prepared the arcke to the savynge of his householde tho row the which' arcke, he codempned the world, ana became heyre of the rightcwesncs which is accor. ding to fayth.- By fayth Abraham,; when ho was called obeyed, to go out iiiito a place, whych he should afterward receaue to inhcritauncc ; "ajkT he went out, not knowing wnethcrKe sliould go. By faith he remeued into the land of- promise, as into a straungc countrej when ho "had dwelt u tabernacles : and so dyd ; Isaac and Jacob" heyres with him of the same promes. For be looked for a cytie hauing faundacion .whose builder and maker isGbd. - By faith Nee being warned of God,' of me jiungs wnica were as jci noiseca, mo ved with revenrence prepared the arcke to the saving of his household:" thrduh the which arcke, he condemned the world, and Was made hevre of the nghteousncas which cometh bv iaith. ' '- '' j By faith Abraham when , he was called obeyed God to go out into a place," which he should afterward receave , for inhcry; taace : and he went out, not knowing whether be should go. . By faith he abode in the lande. that was promised him . as in a "stranjre count re, as one that dwqlt in tab ernacles and with Isaac and Jacob heyres with him of the same pro mis ; rot he looked for a citie having a foundation, whose buyl'lcr and maker is God. - , - , . "' , Rbecks, 1582. By faith Noe having received an answer concerning those things which as yet were not seen, fearing; framed.lhe arke for the saving of his house, bytho which ho con demned the world : and was instituted heire of the justice which is by faith. By faith, ho that is called Abraham, obeied" to goe forth mtoThe place which' he was to receive for inheritance i and he went forth,,not knowing "whether he went By faith he abode in the land of promise , as in a strange land, dwelling in cotages with Isaac and Jacob the co-he ires of the same promise.- For he expected tho citie that hath foundatluna i whose artificer and krisOod. ' - - - nuu v Kino JlxU. 1811. - - By fuith Noah being warned of God of things not sec no at yet, moved with four, prewred an trke to the saving of his house. by-the hlcli no condemned the woiro ana bwarne heir of the righteousness which u by fuith, vi-- . Jiy foiUi Abraham When ho was calied to gue out into place which ha wiould alter reoetvo tor an Inlwrttance, oneyea, ana no went out not knowimr wlether ho went i U v faith hoo soiournedHA tho land of promise. n In a atrnnua country, dwelling In taln'rwacloa with Jsaao and Jacobj tlie heirs with Win of Uiennme promise, w For he looked for a citle whtcn .naui ana manor God. T v y- : fTItls last la -tnir prcseiA version, ' but there haa been aoine change in ortliogra phy slnoe It waa first printed,! I add in the same order two well known verses t from thn annul nnltitlo. and as the VarletV of ex proailon may sorvo to show tlie fullness of the original meaning. J .-- ; v But fuith is the subtance of tliingis that hen to bo honld. and an ariniment of tliiilgUnorftimryng, and irrihis faith cold men ban cetun wltnessinita. Fa th is Uio sure contidcnco of thynges which are hoped for, and a ccrtayntio of thvnires wbveh are not sene. . or , by it Uio ewers outavneu a irooa repute. ; Foytb Is that , which causoth those thincs to apnearindced which are hoped for and showcth evedehtly thoTTlurigeis" "which arenot senc."T- Forby- it-our eldeprirere wcl reported of. , " And fayth is tho substance of things to bo hoped for, tlie argument of things not appearing, ror in this the old men od. taincd testimonio. ' ; - -. - s Now faith is tlie substance of tilings ho ped for, the evidence' -of Jthings hot seen. For hy4t tlio Elders obtaned a good report 'Xtn. Rsv.;J. W. Fletcheb. IBs cou rase and intrepidity were remarkable- There ia an anecdote related bv his biogra phers on tliis subject i so striking, that t cannot resist the temptation of presenting it to your i readers. Mrv.f letcher .Jiaa erv profliirate nephew, a military man who had been dismissed from tlie Sardin ian service for base and ungentlemanly conduct. "He had engaged in two or three duels, and dissipated his resources in a ca reer of vice and extravagance. This des perate youth waited one day on his eldest uncle, General do Gons, and presented a loaded nistol. threatened to shoot him un less he would. immediately advance him five hundred crowns.. The General, tho a brave man, well knew what, a desperado- he had to deal wim, and gave a draft for the money, mi the same time expostulating free ly with him on his conduct " ..The young man rode off triumphantly with his Ul-goU ten acnuiaition. In the evening, passins the door of his vounjrer uncle; Mr. Fletch er, be determined to call on him, and began with informing him what General de Gons had done, and jas a proof, exhibited the draft under de Gon's , own hand. - Mr. Fletcher took the draft from his nepliew, and looked at it with astonishment Then after somex remarks," putting it into his nnrltot. 'said. Vlt strikes me vounz man. that you have .possessed yourself of this note by some mdirect method; and in hon esty I cannot return it, but with my bro ther's knowledge! and approbation.''' .The nephew's pistol 'was immediately at his breast "My life", replied Mr. Fletcher, with perfect calmness, "is secure in the protection of Almighty power; nof wjll he suffer it to be the forfeit of my integrity and of your rashness. . . 'i '--"f " This firmness drew from tho nephew the observation, that WajuncleDe Gons,' thouch an old soldier , was more afraid of death than his brother1. - ' Afraid of death!" reioined Mr. Fletcher; "do you think I have been twenty-five years minister of the Lord of life, to be afraid of death now! No, sir. it is for you to fear death. You are a gamester and a cheat, yet you call yourself gentleman? - x ou are the seducer oi'e- maio innocence, ana suu you say you i i . - . this you .style vourseu" ajrnan 6f honor! "Ta n r nnnAPi Look there, sir: the b- nn eye of heaven is fixed upon us. Tremble in the presence of your Maker j who can in a moment kill your body, and forever pnnish your sdul in hell. The unhappy man turned pale, and trembled alternately with fear and rage, lie still threatened his uncle with instant death.-; Fletcher, though thus menaced, gave no alarm, sought for no weapon, and attempted not to escape. He calmly con versed with his profligate relation; and, at length perceiving him to be affected, ad dressed him in language truly paternal, till he had fairly disarmed him. He would not return his brother's draftj but engaged to procure for the young man some immediate relief. He then prayed with him, and after fulfilling his promise of assistance, parted with him,' with much good advice; on one side, and many fair promises on, the other. - The power of courage, founded on piety and principle, together with its influence in overcoming the wildest and most desperate profligacy, were never more, finely illustra ted. It deserves to be put into the hands of every self-styled man of honor,." to show him howar"liupl!ridrTs dares not tin j to the boasted prowess of a mere man' of the world. How utterly' con; temptible, the desparation of a duellist ap pears, when contrasted with the' noble in- F I.. -j - - t.-.i-- u: .1 EXTItACT . . . . From d ipecch ijf Mr. Ccshiso, of&iataa. ch use tit, on the tnotum made by him Ic strike put me enacting clause of the Inde pendent Treasury Bill, JUiiySO, 1840. For the security' of tlie puhlio money in the hands ol its agents under this bill, the Administration proposes to rely (in addition to tho Integrity of the officers) upon, 1st bonds; 2nd. inspections; 3rd penal pro visions, - - Everv tliiukins man must admit tliat it will bo impossible to secure the public trea sure by tlx) uretyship bonds wliich the bill calls for. ludiviouabi cannot igive adetmnte bonds for tlie millions to pass through tlictr hands or to remain in their custody Tlie President ruwumcs lhat only fivo millions will be on hand at any Umo, 1 stiait an, prove thisjicrcaftcr but for argument's sake I also assume this at present Taking tho whole sum at five millions, a largo sum will bo at New York ; for example pan the receiver general ar rewOCork givo good socurity for threes two, orevcaonamilliti of dollars? We know he. cannot T!,- ro are few nicn in tlie country of fr nt wcalui. to. render. their mnid p .1 to tliat amount; of such men tlicre is irobably not one who would be willing to become secu. rity for a receiver general. Ave know how the tiling must and will bo done.' Tho re ceiver general will obtain tho signatures of as many friends as he can, each to be responsible to a certain amount, nd u thowlneinal becomes a dcfaultcrrthe rraro' ucajwjikjnosJLP. convey their property from the Ijovejiv mcnt. and thus to escape. Or perlinps, they will come here and pray for an act of Congress for their rchel; as tlio sureties ot owartwout haver done, tins very session. So that, on the whole, the suretyship must be conceded on all hands to be but very nn, perfect at best as a means of protecting the Government Next, the bill provides fbrlheipervis. ion of the depositories by thoTrcasiiry Do. partment . But it is obviously impossible for the Government to have conusance if the conduct and personal habits of numer ous agents scattered all over the Union. The ingenuity of fraud, will outstrip tlio vi gilance of the Government . Special or itinerating agents may be sentrwit3lout no tice, to inspect the depositories; but how easy itlsby the artful arrangement of ac counts to deceive such inspectors! But whatever security tho Government mav have, by these or any other means with individual depositories, it has identi cally the, same in tlio case of banks, and something' more. Personal integrity is a thing not peculiar to Government ollicers on the one hand, nor to bank officers on the other; nor is the want of it peculiar to either. - In each case the individuals trust ed are men, and subject to the infirmities of the human condition, and alike capable of tho breach of trust and of crime. In each case the person offending may be ar rested and punished for his criminal acts. In the case of bank . officers, as of tho offi cers created by this bill, bonds are taken to make good any defalcation of Which they may be guilty.- t o one, as to the other, a system of supervision by public agdots, is applicable. But while in all these particu lars the two cases are perfixtly parallel, or at any rate, there is no advantage in favor of special Government depositories, it is obvious to see that other and great advanta ges, on tlie score of safety, remain altoge ther peculiar to banks, as they have been constituted hitherto, under charters, either from the States or from Congress. 'For, in addition to all tlie security which is com mon to the two modes of deposite, a special or a bank depository, the depositor in bank has the ample and complete security, of the capital ttockoj the bank; the Govern ment has the inspection of tho directors and stockholders, in addition to its own; and, above all. .the bank cannot abscond. Its officers may abscond, but its capital stock remains fixed by its charter . in the" State which establishes it Your Swartwouts may, on tlie approaching discovery of their i .--,,.-, -v-c Mun- . K - ani, hv I - i . New York , or the Massachusetts Bank. Upon the whole reason of the thing, therefore , I hold it to be clearly shown that bank depositories are,m their nature, safer Kn m tn.l i wli .1 n front a n a ift.T"valf firlpw fitnA UHU IIIUiflUWM , the unbiassed ana spontaneous action of in-' dividual- in the management ot their own private affairs, where no party influences intervene, or, if they do, are r overcome by the consideration' of pnvate interest , con firms the conclusions; for who, that is in the 'way to have large sums of money on hand, keeps it in his own safe Or vault, or in the custodjof his" clerk or-other agent? No man does this willingly. - Every body sees; that, if he is known to have Jarge sums of money in his hou!se and in his own . a ... .1 J , ' ; 1 t custody, naoituauy, no exposes aimscu w Krobbcry or theft;, and that, whatever confi- Wei ence he may place in the integrity of a clerk or cash-keeper of his own, money de posited in bank is much more securely dis posed ot And he acts accordingly. And the history of the Treasury, of the United States furnishes a great body of facts to the same point; Ina Treasury re port wliidi.I have befurespoktn.of, . Mn Woodbury elaborately argues, and concju- sively provesirom tlie expeneiwe of Jthe Government, tli superior safety -of bank depositories over all others. '. Nay, in that document be covers the whole question; - . venient, and economical Asa specimen of the spirit and reasoning of diat document, I give the following extracts: ? . "It is a singular fact, in praise of Out description of public debtors, tlie selected BANKS, that there is not now due on depos itees, from thi- whole of them which nave ever stopped payment, from the establish ment of the Constitution to the present mo ment, a turn much beyond what m now due to the United States from one mercantile firm that stopped payment in 1825 or 1820, and of whom which ample ' security was roquiieu, and supposed to bo taken, unuer he - jrespoosibility ofan oath. ' If we in cludo the whole present dues to tlie Gov ernment from discredited banks, at all times and of all kinds whctlie as depositories or not,' and embrace even counterfeit bills, and every other species of unavailable funds in tho Treasury, they will not exceed what is duo from two such firms.1 These circumstances, with tli? prefer ence in case of failure belonging to dcposi. loraranq noiuers oi mcir uuis over me v . . it a. .t t HI . . .t. stockholders, united With the security, if t priority, given to the ixovcrnmeni, reru dor them, in point of safety, generally much superior to individual agents of the United Statfs." V ' . It is gratifying to reflect that tho credit given1 byie Gowrrunent,whctlicr to bank paper or bank agents-, haa. been ac- compamcd by smaller losses, in the expe. notice under the system ol jatnto uanks m this country atjheir wralriodand un. der their severest calamities, than any oth er kind of credit tho Government la ever e-iven in relation to its Dccuniarv ttaiisac- uoitw.- . i c These paragraplis of Mr. Woodbury's report contain statements of (acts which it is impossible to contradict IN or have these facts, so far as I know, ever since been denied, notwithstanding the change in the policy of the Administration. It Is true, a Tmnsurv Document has come in this Biod , which is calculated, on a nasty inspec tion, to mislead this mind tnto -orrie con clusions adverse to those of the Secretary's old report: but which more carefully ex amined, confirms it in all its parts. x Ex. Doc. No. 10.1 , i ; ' .. This document comprises a table of the amount of loss to the Government in suc cessive periods by the non-payment of cus tom-house bonds; and this it is obvious has notlinc to do with the Vtrescnt Question. which is a question, not of debt, but of breach of trust on the part of the agents -of the Government - - - - : Another table in the same document gives the losses by Deposite Banks as follows: - From 1789 to 181 incIum'Te, none anprarinsoa tho booh 1813. '14, J4. .U6r-nonp; 1717, 77. 027; 1818; none left nnpwd; 1819, $36)66; 1820, non left unpaid. For lttt 1. $37,JO-, '1, u. 398; 56,939; U, 8201,693; 25, $13044. In 1826, none left anpaid; -27, 38, 9. '30, none; 1 83 1, f 17,520; 1832, '33; none; M34, 89,413; 1835 arid '36, none. Total from 1789 to 1836, incliriv $894,722, JJ , . - .. That is to say, the whole sum which the Treasury has lost by deposite banks, from the beginning of the Government to 1837, is but about two-thirds of what has been lost under this Administratioii-by a single cojlcctor of the customs in New York. Tlie same table undertakes to give an es timate of the amount the Government lout, chiefly during tho last war with Great Britain, by tlie receipt of Bank paper; but that question belongs to another branch of the subject !; -Hie same document contains a table of the loss of the Government by disbursing officers, and a table of loss by collecting officers, in each case from 1789 to 1836, inclusive, which present the following re sults: . - - Z . ... 1: Disbursing officers Atrirmrate amount of loas in civil ' ' department, , - , - ,4 $89S,023 50 Azerorateamoanf oriaM in military1 - and naval,,: $4,95673 56 Number of defaulter-, ciTil depart- - mentor ,. -::'U Number of defaulter., militarr and " " Nar-l(-t- .i --: -.SWi.lfiL 2,760 Loas per head, civil department, ; IoaS per head, military and naval 83,680 -1.613 8593 - -. 2. Collecting officers. Ajromrate amoant of loao bv col- lc.to.of the carton ... 81.198,979 91 Aggregate amoant of loMbyeoUM- -tnnaf internal revenue and direct . ' tmxn -V - - ,- - 422265 76 AnreAte amount of loas by w "" . " ec-,Tcr.oflc.ofUnv - 39704 14 , 82,03849 81 Number of dc&ultera in the castom howe, - . -.-tN .- f 87, Number of de&tdtera in the internal revenue, &c . - '- m 243 N amber of defaultera in the public buid receipta, - - . 27. 357 Loaa per head among Collector, of .- theeu-tonia, . 8t3,781 Loaa pa head among collector, of internal revenue, 6uc . . 1,820 Loaa per head among reccivera of . public land, ( . ) . ' " 14,715- .f5,737 Beit observed, that thcsetebles do not include the larce defu'icatioi-irW'liich have occurred or come tonight under the Ad- bably be found "less responsible, safe con ministration of Mr. Van Buren. And yet here we have seven millions of loss by de faulting government .agents, to contrast with less- than .one million of loss in same period by deposite banks; thosede- luicayons occurring m ewrj uimu vi uw pubUcervice, but beinffeapecially large in tho dkburscmcnts of the army and navy. And tliis document therefore, the latest on the subject, completely substantiates the statements made by Mr. Woodbury in his former report, and confirms, in tho most striking manner, the conclusions to which 1 had arrived by general argument, in proving, by the actual experience of the Government, the superior safety of banks over individuals as tne fiscal agents of tho Treasury." " . , 7 From the Winchoatrr Vitgrlnian. THE MILITARY BILL ' This paper contains the report of the So cretary of War, detailing the manner la ' which tlie A ministration wishes to organ ize the militia of the United States. Some . of our warm Administration friends object to the title give to this report A bill to raise and keep up a standing army of one' i hundred thousand men. Tlie man who is willing to givo to his mind fair play and to judge foi ;himyilft will see that the report asks , 1st ' That every free able bodied whito male citizen of tlie United States between the ages of 20 and 45 to be enrolled see 1st section of the bilk" 2d. That within three months from his enrollment, he must arm himself at his own expense ece 1st and 4th sect 3 ':- ? - . ;i hat within . monina irom ine - passage of the law, 100,000 men must bo drafted for active service, from Virgina, tlicre-must bo raised 6,000 men see 10th, sect : X, -. 'N, . , -..::v- 4th. Tliat a reserve or 100,000 men moro must be armed and prganized see 12th- soct - ' v: ;.; '.i -J v,,.. - 5th. That this body of 200,000 men Is to be kept ; up constantly by, draft from the whole mass of the milmar see the lata sect ; '; ' ,N 6th. That the Union is feo be laid off iiti to ten military diatricts Dtieware, Mary, land, the District of Columbia and Virgin ia to be the 5th district see 14th sect . 7th. That the President may call out the whole body of this force of 100,000! men twice a year, at such times and such places wiuuu un uuaui i !i .1. n .i:.t. as he- choee see 17th sect . ' 8th. That whilst they are thus called out, and whilst going to and returning from ' the placeof rendetvous, this army of 100 , -000 men is to be in the service of the Uni ted States see same sect '' 9th. That whist thus in service they ; are to be under . such regulations as the , President- may think proper to adopt see same sect . -"'" '. 10th. If a citizen fail to march when ordered by the President, he is to bo fined not less than half a months pay, nor more : than three months pay, (not less than $5 nor more than $30)-eee 26th sect r 11th. That this fine is to be inflicted by a . court martial see tlie samo section. 12th. Tliat unless the fines are paid, -die citizen may be imprisoned by the court martial for one month for every five dollars of the fine without attcmpUng to collect the fines by subjecting property same sect, , , " ' ' fc 13th. That the court martial certifies tlie fines to the Ignited States Marshal and he collects' them by suaapmary proccM of distress see SOth sect -14th. ' That if thecitleen have no propL crty, then he must suffer imprisonment 'unless the fine is baid same sect1 i r- - Wetannot findoom o say more at; present on this pject of the Adranlstra." tion. ' Our readers .will now read and judge for thmselvesVHhey will ace whether this all hurnbugf And the Administmtibn " ill hear the voice of the people on this matter like the voice of seven thunders. Who did it,-; We were tftcjk the other day, by the pteh. commoil sense exhibited, by a gentleman from the country "in i coa-tf versation upon politic We remarkfed to him thatw were rejoiced to hear tbaT ho 1 waa.na JongejLasiipp6rter ofjtlie present ad mini stati on, and observed at the same time, that he had andoubtedly good reason , fbr his change of opinion. "My reason is a very plain one," said he, "one that every man can understand. -Hooked round me and found every thing going wrong, and 1 asked . myself what made it so, who made H so! and my rea son told me that thcW who have power, must have made it ' The Whigs have no power they could not have brought about this state of things the Van Buren men have had alt the power and must have done '-.Tliis rcasotf seemed to us a sound one. ; Hi had como to thesame point that hel would have done had ha waded through the whole field of argument---fe-- Gat. . The Tippecanoe Clubs of NeW Orleans celebrated the victory of Fort Meigs on the 5th inst General Gaines attended, and gave the following toast s ,: -, . - .y i.-wEB-T.t.Ar-TS. -ipeneci union- of principles such as animated the fathers of the revolution principles such as mark ed the character of George Washington the firsT and only patrjk ofrrwricB, who was indeed the' President of the United" States, and -never-President o a partyV Believing Wm. Henry Harrisonwill follow , in the footsteps of George Washington, I desire that he may be the President of the United Stater. V ' : . IhcT . : -v1 . i . . Jf.r .... :: . .... T - '' ! -- i 1" ... ''! -4 'I

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