rrrrr i mumis. editors,"
. i si Aatrard V 11HOD
-Winter euig"-" v r
feTiay. to our office, &p
W patron may, wws
J P" . ' . oolr fW next.
Vtb N Of our ;
n-j..- few country paper, bare io
V tinjc, beeo commenced under more
Tforable circumstance, than was our..
L uowual warcity-of , money-there
ate t of the Uiue ,iugo
.k.- beinir at that time little or no ex.
'tementia this section of the country alt
Ujted against us. uur suoscnpuon list
:ai Very smn, and our prospects gioomy.
and lian mm Aiw
lin COnMDcuwj d : .
Ik if our 24th number and now, per.
p., there is not a paper , in me w esiern
rt'of the State" that has a wider circula-
imm uhf.rihers. " Of this.
K or nuiiw" r- -r
er. we do not pretend to boast,
Liriog that a. increases our list of. sub-
ribers increase, our responsibilities
J though our paper it read by hundreds
id perhaps thousand--hundred8 more
(rhttohareit or some otner nunareo
Western Carolina are still destitute of
information which -well-Conducted
Urgpapcr weekly brings into a lamfly, and
ilbout whicn a lumny, or any wuivujuui.
ost always labor under many serious dis-
rtotagw. Ve feel gratified at the re-
I - Amnt w nnit ODfiumiwl
icndf at home and abroad, that hitherto
feeble efforts have not been in vflttL
have been assured by parents that our
per had aroused an interest of feeling,
d begat a taste for reading and a thirst for
(urmation, in the minds of (heir sons aiid
ughters; :hiciTthey had not previously
nowD, and which was like to lead to profit.
ile and happy results. Thus far our pri
nry object has been secured. From the
rst, our leading design has been to do
iod to fill our columns with such matter
might be really useful to our readers,
Ind thus contribute what little wemiglit be
MS Xo make "mfn wiser and better. . Io
lolitical matters, we. have said, and shall
jontinue to say i what' we think proper ; we
re untaught and onaweiL We supported
be claims of Gen. Harrison to the Presi
Icncy, because we thought them more just
ban those of bis opponent ; we shall con
lime that support in; all things which we
liay deem right and proper, and no further,
foura who have so bitterly opposed us,
ad used eocry possible means in public
lad private to prevent our success, we
pave, nothing to say we pity, though we
po Dot fear, envy or respect them. --
At present we have but a remark or two
urther to make. , To our subscribers, we
puld respectfully suggest the propriety of
rxtending still further our subscription list
jWgniMt each one of our present jubscn
leni procure one more t This would swell
lur list greatly. Who will try! Show a
fiomber of the paper to your 'neighbor tell
fin) the advantages of a newspaper in a
Jamily and urge hint to subscribe it will
p you nothing, and may be of great ser
vice to your neighbor as well as to us.
K" To Southern jmerchants-particu-ady
those of Augusta', Hamburg and
Charleston, our paper offers many decided
"dvaiitages intheway of advertising. Our
enni aire moderate,: and our paper, more
han any one other circulates among a great
number of country merchants, who trade
:ntriely to those cities. " From them, as
veD M from all others, " small favOra will
Iwayi be thankfully received, and large
pucb in nronortinn "
tTOId Mr. Harriunn if ha tin. :n k.
.Wtooccnpy the Presidential eh.ir after the
I .This istleast verr civain our rod
feighbor of the Carolinian; PerhaW by
' ume ne sues his next paper his loci
ngslwill o r softened towards'GterT
larrison that he can n'- .t rn,.
her, and from plain Mr., call him Knuir
f " ln lew Weeks he will. w. hnW.
beable togo still farther, and say General,
f"u nam iv' hpfem k-. i.
.mj expimiion oi ni:
ce, he mav be induced tn ,l
KTBy the latest news from Frn wa
N at another attempt has been made to
FjassinateLouU Philippe; and Louis Na
Meoa haabeen sentenced to imprisonment
iwius recent insuxrectionaxv
must ha t;.f!.:i
f1 ladies in N n.t. m..n-
jay that one of their tender onesot
r- jwrei , in a dry goods st
L jwer, and not being
i. . - - tursorne
r "t UB trton ftolr r
i : - . uug wonoer
father knew .he was out ?'
Tbe Panli Parf y,
It is a we)l autbcntiecM t, h LkhVe
haye Jong known, but which has la most
places, been kept from the mass of Uie peo.
pie', that, pot withstanding all their affected
horror of Bank Aristocrats, the present
and past Administrations are emphatically
tbs Basx Paktt of t3is cdvanT f
From 1820 to 1630, there was a slow
ana cauuoua mcreasn ot oniyN memy-wo
tanks in the country, and" the increase of
capital was only $eve miliums nine hun
dred and tighty-one thousand jicc hundred
and jijly-teven dollars, while under the Ad
ministrations; of Jackson and Van Buren,
from 1830 to 1837, a short period of seven
years, the Increase of Banks was thbeb
HCBDBED AND POETT.E1GHT, with S capital
of nearly thek hukdibd hiluons or
On examination, it will be found that
two : hundred and twenty-four out of the
wlnTenumber of Banks chartered from
1830 to 1837, were chartered by Jackson
and Van Buren Legislatures, while their
opponents, in the saare time, only chartered
one hundredj and twenty-four, with a capital
of little more than sixty-two millions, and
these designed for local convenience, where
the veto of the U, S. Bank bad deprived
the pcopUhof those commercial facilities
which they had previously enjoyed.
We make these remarks that our readers
may see what confidence to place in the al
most unceasing cry of the Administration
against the banking institution.
G3r We see it stated that John Howabd
Payne, Esq., is now among the Western
Indians, carrying on his investigations as
to their history, general habits, &c. lie,
travels under a special passport from the
Secretary of War, and with letters of re
commendation to all the Indian Agencies,
from theIndiaa Department. We know
Mr. Paths to be a scholar and a gentle
man, and hope he may never again meet
withsuch shameful treatment as bo did
somaJewycars jsince JkjGci)jgiawhile
making his researches among the CheroV
OtT The editors of the Greensborough
Patriot arc handling Gen. Jackson and his
late partizan speech in a rough manner.
Mercy ! gentlemen,, we beseech you, have
a little mercy, and " pity the sorrows of a
poor old man."
Ofllow remarkably miscellaneous the
Van Buren papers in the country have be.
come since the election returns begun to
come in ! Well we think it will be much
better for their readers.
,Kr The people of Kentucky, Indiana,
Ohio, and Tennessee, did more hard fight.
ing in the last war with England, than those
of any other four States inthe Union ; and
yet these States conjointly gave General
Harrison a majority ot Fifty Thousond votes
to make him President of these United
States ! ! , What a rebuke to those pitiful
political slangvhangers, who have so tin
sparingly denounced the old vctcren as i
V granny," " mock-hero," V coward,"
and the like! ,
- COTKTERFEtr-BttLS LoOK OUT 1 1 i
Counterfeit bills on the Camden Bank , S. C. ,
of the denomination of five dollars, are
said by the Charleston Courier, to be in
circulation. - . - - -
0"The New York papers chronicle the
return of Col. Plitt, the agent of tlie Post
Office Department, who was sent out to,
Lurope last year, to collect information on
the Post Qffice system in use in England and
elsewhere ; we suppose he has not yet
made his report
From the late Washington papers, we
learn that the Extra-Globe has run its race
finished its career, and is numbered with
those .that Kere,but are
. Mr. Kendall has issued proposals to pub
lish a semi-monthly paper, to be called
" Kendall's Expositor."
07" The Legislature of Georgia- con
vened on the first Monday in this month.
It is suggested that (he I Ion. John McPhee
so Beekien will probobly bc Mr,. Lvmf
kins' successor in the United States Senate.
Florida. From the last accounts from
Florida, it seems the-' Whigs have made
clean sweep there. It is believed that the
Democrats ha ve not elected a single Sena
tor, and not more than six or seven in the
other branch of the Territorial Legislature.
The people of Florida have felt the scourge.
. f -
Sutcide. A man by the name of Hvffine,
a citizen of Guilfrrtf county, in this State,
lately shot himself in bis own bouse with a
rifle cause not known. ' - '
of New York, as officially reported is three
hundred and thirteen thousand six hundred
and twenty-nine !
Rbodb Island Sejiatoi. The Hon
James F. Simmons has been elected U. S
Senator from Rhode Island vice Hon. N. K
Knight, whose term of service expires oh
the 4th of March next. ' .
It via with unfeigned pleasure
that we announce (hat WILLIAM
HENRY HARRISON, of Ohio,
IS 1 RESIDENT --ELECT OF( THESE
United States and that- too,
by a larger majority, Qudging
from the returns already received)
than was ever. given to any,Pres-
identjin this Union J!
We are gtaUfied but we will indulge
n no pompous, empty rejoicings the event
is one we earnestly ""desired, and for the
accomplishment of which we have honestly
contributed our feeble support. Of the de.
feated party we h&vanothing to say. Many
of them are gentlemen and our personal
friends we believe they wore honest in
their views and upright in their intentions.
Others of there, we honestly believe, were
selfish. and designing in all they did enter-
taining the worst of Jacobinical principles,
and pursuing a course directly at war with
the sacrcdness of both our civil and reli
- - : en '.'
gious insutuuons. ine country was on
the brink of political ruin brought on by
combination of.circHmstances, which
have been secretly derating for the last
twelve years. We look upon her as being
now delivereit-The unprecedenied vcjte
which has been given to Gen. Harrison, is
conclusive proof that the mass of the peo
ple have at last arisen to maintain their
rights.. , r J , , y
This gratifying change has, we believe,
been produced anafnly "bythe extra efforts
on. the part of the Whigs to disseminate
light and inform the public mind. By this
'means, the people have been brought to see
ihfre- clearly- their rights and privileges,
and but for this, we would have looked upon
the re-election of Mr. Van Buren as cer
tain. - ' . , '
We give below the number of votes
which have been given for Gen- Harrison,
so far as we have received returns :
, Rhode Island,
Vermont,' " '
Necessary to a choice,. 148"
Which leaves for Gen. Harrison already
TWENTYiC5NEvotes more ihan is really
necessary to elect him but, add to these
the following States, which are considered
sure for him, viz :
Massachusetts, : " 14T
Delaware, .., , 3
North Carolina, .15
Louisiana, -' ' 5
- Kentucky, 15
Indiana, " 9
; , si
And Gen. Harrison will have TWO HUN
DRED AND THIRJY VOTES, without
Virginia, the result of which is-yet un.
known to us ' ,
'P. S. Since writing the abve, we have
received the Nashville (Ten.) Whig, of the
9th inst, which reports the elections of In
diana and Kentucky :
Whig majority in Indiana, 13,000
" s " , Xentuckyj 20,00a
" ' ' ": - -
t Election Betnrns.
In addition to the States enumerated in
our list this week , we have partial returns
from Alabama, which show an increased
whig vote :leaving'some room to believe
that she, too; has gone for Harrison.
North Carolina, so far as heard from,
has given a very large increase in hep whig
vote since August last, which leaves no
doubt buthe has gone for the whigs by an
overwhelming majority. We give below
the vote of a few counties in this part of the
State from which returns have reached us.
WeJrnjght have been able" to have given
moce, but when the returns began to come
InTwe-werescr fully satisfied thaMhe State
jority, that we gave ourselves but little
trouble, knowing that the final result would
soon reach us from Raleigh.
, Henderson, ',
We do not vouch tot the correctness oft be
the return from Haywood, as our informant
reported 11 from memory. f . . ' t ' "
In Rutherford county, we learn tbe vote
was, Haarison 1804, V.-B. 540.
In Lincoln, the whigs have gained up
wards of 150 votes since August last- -
Teamssseb. The wUg nwjority in this
State isfetween ELEVEN & TWELVE
THOUSAND ! ! ! " Hurra for, Jackson
speeches and all! V .
Illinois. By the lost Charleston Cou
ner we learn that since the last August
election in this State, there lias been a liar.
rison gain of 2,177 votes io 18 counties.
It is therefore very probable the whigs have
carried the State.
It appears that Louisiana and Mississippi
have also' gone for Harrison.
MicmeAjr, too, has gone fur the " Old
0.Do not forget to read the letter from
our New York correspondent this, week,
where you will see that New York State
has taken a.4 sober second thousHit." and
refused, her " favorite son" by more than
ELEVEN THOUSAND majority.
07 We had thought we were doing a
pretty fair business in these " diggens" fn
the way of potatoes j cabbages, radishes
and the like, but the following from the
Franklin (Ten.) Review, we confess rath
er takes the shine at least out ot our
potatoes. . It seems that the editor of the
Review- is determined that his county shall
lead in these matters, but if we Jive until
another year , we intend to try him another
pulU : .
During the past and present week, we
have been kindly furnished by several
friends, with specimens of line vegetables
which for size, and good eatings take the
same out ot all our neighbors abroad.
For instance, a fine turnip from Isaac
W. Briggs Esq., measuring 20 1-2 inches
round decidedly the best we have seen this
season. --- -1 ;. - ,
And to match our Hiwassee brethren,
Sir. Addiaon-ll.-Nufliv of-Eagleville in.
forms us he has a cabbase stalk in his ear.
den, with 11 heads on it, fully equal to the
MeAlinncountv brepot a fnw hark.
Further: Mr. C. M. Scott of this place,
has now a full second crop beans this scat
son, and second crop of radishes besides.
Second crop of apples in the orchard of
Mr. IvJwm lieames and Mr. 1 homas stew
art. rine Ions since.
And then a pumpkin! a real thank3giv
ing pumpkin, large, ripe, and tempting, to
every lover ol tlie rich and dainty pies so
larnous in eastern feasts'; raised by. M r.
Wm, D. Taylor, on his farm neai1 town
measuring six feet one inch, and weighing
SS pounds, ticatihat if you can.; nt-.j
We have received from Bcnj. Johnson
Esq,, living near Nolensvillc, two potatoes
a littlo larger tnaif the largest yet noticed
one weighing six and a half pounds, the
ouier upwards ot five pounds, and these
arc fair specimens of a crop of about a thou,
sand bushels, raised by him this year. They
aac all tlie real Tip and Tyler growth.
So you see boys, our Williamson friends
are attead of you all yet. Dont one of you
fail io vole ibrOId -TipVl-V electors -next
Tuesday, or we shall Jpeat you nt that
work too. In that case youfre right. Go
ahead!! V i
number.. of this valuable periodical has
reached us, and would have been noticed
last week but for the unusual press of other
mattersJUs, as heretofore, . filled with
interesting matter, and contains some beau
tiful embellishments. The fashion plate
will particularly interest the fair. It gives
the form of the walking dress, of a man tea u
or shorLcloak jmd of a new-fashioned
cloak, which our female friends in this re
gion who have seen it, consider very fine,
indeed Among other things, there is an
excellent piece of music, composed ex
pressly for the werk, by. Dr. Briuckle,
words by Mj- Caldwell. .
Wiixiam PENKisGTOiLhasbccn je-
elected Governor of New Jersey.
" What qVxocK is it?'"- When I was
a young lad,, my father one day called me
to him that fie might teach me to know
what o'clock it was. He told me the use
of thp minute finger and the hour hand, and
described to me the figures on the dial-plate,
nntil I was pretty perfect in my pare
No sooner was I quite master of this ad
ditional knowledge, than I set offscampcr-
mg to join my companions in a game- of
marbles ; but my fattier called me back
again. " Stop William," said he, "I have
something more to tell you."
Back again I went, wondering what else
I had got to learn, for I thought I knew all
about lhc clock, quite as well as my father
did. . j
" William, said he, l nave taught you
to know the time of day, I must teach you
how to find out the time of your life.
All this was strange to me, so I waited
impatiently to hear how my father would
exp.lain.it, for I wanted aadjyta Qjtanjy!
years of a man to be threescore and ten , or
fourscore years. Now, life i very uncer
tain, nnd you may not live a single day
longer; but, if we divide the fourscore
years of an old man's life into twelve parts,
like the dial of a clock, it will allow almost
seven years for every figure. When a boy
is seven years old, then it is one o'clock of
nis uie; ana tnis is me case wiw you.
When you arrive ai fiwrteerryears it ?will
two o'clock withyou; and when at
.twenty-one years, it will he three o'clock ;
attwentyight.it will be four o'clock; at
thirty-five,' it wilt be live o'clock; at forty,
two, it wilr be six o'clock ;; at forty-nine, it
will be seven o clock, should it please Uod
to spare your life. In this manner you may
always unow ine 'unie oi your uie, ana
lookinir at the clock mav Dcrhans remind
o - - -- - t .
youjof it ?' ,' greaugrandfather, accord.
ng ' to his i. Iculation. died at twelve
o'clock, mv Grandfather at eleven, and mv
lamer ai ten. At what nour you or l snail
die, William, is only tnown to Him to
whom all things are known."
Never, since then, have I heard the in
quiry, vv bat o ciocu is it T nor do 1 think
that! have ever looked at the -fuco tf a
clock, without being reminded of the words
of my father. -U, S- Gazette, ' "
Tu 000.-10. the neighborhood ot
Sparta a few days ago, a .little boy named
Buret, agea about lour years, strayea irom
his home and became lost hv' the woods
about a mile and a half from his lather
house. The parents became alarmed at
the absence of the child and commenced a
search, when the family dog was discover,
ed by a black man issuing irom the woods.
The dog ran to the black man, rubbed
himself against him, and used many artifi
ce to attract his attention, io which he so
far succeeded as to induce the black man
to follow bim a mile into the woods, where
lie found the boyand restored him to his
parents. Sussex (IS. J.) Register.
Emiguatiox. The Liverpool Chronicle
says, that the packet ship, North America,
which sailed from that port on the 8th ot
Septemberlfor New York, had nineteen
cabio and two hundred steerage passengers.
1 he whole ofthe steerage passengers be.
lonz to a sect called " Latter Day Saints."
anf are bound for Quincy, io the State of
Michigan, on tlie borders of Mississippi
where a settlement has been provided for
them, by one of their sect, who has pur.
chased a large tract of land in Michigan,
We understand that upward of 2000 are in
treaty to embark early next spring for the
same locality. A great portion of those who
sailed in the ISorth America are members
of the Total 'Abstinence Society, and are
from Leicestershire and Herefordshire,
In uohnviUev District. S. C. on hi wav to
Charlenton.on thw- 17th ult., in the 23d year of his
tge, Jeme M. DHKrHKto, aon of IVIr. i cnelope
Shepherd, of North Carolina. Tlii young; gentle.
man baa been token from mi mother, and frienda,
in the morning- of life, and in the very dawn
manhood,, after bavins; acquired m character, by
honesty and industry, not to be urpaaaed by any
iniuu fJUl L oi uie couiiitt. mse wm umiiij in aw
deportment, amiable in his character, and diatin-
. i . r . i . 1 1 1 f .
gubhed for his qualities. Ilia loss is cyerely felt
even out of this circle or bis relations.
"Deep for the dead that grief must bo,
Who ne'e gave cause to frieve before."
Rates of Exchange, &c.
"13 per et prcm;
Columbus Insorance Bank, 1 1-2
Commercial Bank, Macon, 1 1-2
Mechanics' " Augusta, '3
Agency Brunswick, " 3
Plantera and Mechanics' Bank
Columbus, 5 " disc'nL
Central Bank, - 10
Milledcville Bank, . 8
Ocmujgee Bank, 10
Monroe Rail Road Bank, 12 1-2
Hawkinsville Bank, 10
ChattahoochieILR.&.B'kCo. 5 M "
DarienBank, 25 "
Bank of Rome, T 3&- " -' "
MerchanU' &. PUnters'Bunk,
St. Joseph; Florida, - 5
Union Itank, 50
Southern Trust Co. " 30 " . "
All other Banks now doing business, nt par.
Srccn Patio Banks. Mechanics' Bank, Insa-
ranoe Bank of Columbus, Commercial Bank of
Macon, and Brunswick Agency in this city.
RESPECTFULLY announces that he baa
leased the STORE J
Corner of larket ind Centre Streets, -
lately socupied y Mr. G. II. Tavum, and will
keep on hand an assortment of
COTTON BAGGING, ROPE, IRON, WJJtC. '.
07 Orders from the country will meet with
prompt and strict attention.
Hamburg, Nov. 9, 1840.
BBLS. PRIME New Or-
SO Hhds.W.1. do.
tor sale law, by
Hamburg, Nov. 13, 1840.
ft ASH will be riven at this office
for a few
j bushels of good clean WHEAT. KTApply
STATE QF WORTH CAUOLHA,
Superior Court of Law, Fall Term, 1840.
- Mait Towhsemd. 1
, PETITION FOR DIVORCE.
Wm. A. TowKSENb. 1
IT appearing to the satisfaction of the Court,
' that the defendant, Wm. A, Townsend, is not
an inhabitant of this State It waa ordered that
Dublicalion be made for six weeks in the Highland
Slessenger, published at Aaheville, N. Carolina,
for the said Wm. A. Townsend, to appear at ine
next Superior Court of Law, to be held for the
county of Buncombe, at the court house in Ashe
ville. on the 3d Monday after the 4th Monday in
HlfsfcB BOXt, then and thrre to plead, answer, or
demur to tlie Fotitioir fllcff agamst mm oy u
said Mary Townsend, or tlie same will be taken
pre tonfttm, and set for hearing tx part.
A true copy from the minutes of said court,
J. ROBERTS, Clk.
Nov. 13, 1840. J5 50.J 6w23
1.4 PE?IT ItpWARDl
sT ANA VVAY from, the subscriber, on Uie. 11th
H ult.. sn apprentice that was bound to me to
learn the tanner's trade, Dy the nameol JL.r 1 tut
FRANKLIN QUEEN. The above reward will
r - 4 . - . - m - . . m .W...1.1.. a
be given for his apprehension and delivery to me
in Haywood county, at my residence on Lufty
river, bat no charges nor expenses paid. And I
do moreover forewarn all persons from harboring
said boy, as I will pat the law in force against ail
. NATH'L BLACKBURNE.
Nov. 6.1840. ' - l22'-
.fSATlt 'vilCinZD AT THIS Of TICK-
- Oa NEGROES-Oi
Another Valuable Property,
; FOR SALE! ; ,
NOTICE is hereby given, that oo Monday lha
. 30th day of November next, then Will' be
npoaea to Public SaJe, t the Ute rrtideDM of
Col. John . Butlir, dce'iL in Barke count , S
nilea oath-west of Morjanlon, 1I the personal
property Belonging io me enaie or aaid Oceeaseo,
eonaiatinfof 28 VERY LIKELY
awongrt which are men, wami4 ebtidri
m our neaa or Msormta,
Seven head of MULES,, large and veil,
conditioned : ...
A number of Cattle, Hogs and Sheep ;
Road Wagon i 1 tm-horse Hagont 1
Barouche, and 1 Carryall, unih hairnets
attmehed to each
A considerable quantity of Corn, Wheat,
Rye, Oatst$e 4c.
A general assortment of Farming and Mm-
ing Tools, besides various other articles.
ST A credit of 12 month will be rircfl. and
Soad, with approred security, required. , .
t. , CHARLES SlcUOWELL, I AjTmV
Hortanton, N. C, 2'4th Oct, 1840. ,
HAVING obtained administration on lh estate
of Col. John E. Butler, deaM.. at October
Sesaion, 1840, of Burke County Court, respect,
fully request all persona indebted to the estate of
the deceased, to nuke-immediate payment y and
those having claims airainst it, to present tbem.
duly authenticated, within the time prescribed by
law, or this notice will be plead m bar of their
recovery. . -
Adm'i tttmtt if John E. Butler, dCd.
Oct. 99, 1840, . ' td.122
ArrLICATIONKVill be mad? to the neit Ser.
ion of the Legislature of North Carolina -for
an act to incorporate the town of Anhey ille. - 1
Oct' 9th, ,1B40. U 18
mtten, Liquor, ItordUtl, 9c.
v J. COCHE, TRESCII COOK,
CONSTANTLY keeps on hand, all kinds of
Wines, Liquors, Cordials, Confectionary,
Bread, &.eH etc.. Sec. 'i '
tT He can cook, in the beat r rencb style, on
short notice, any dish that may be desired.
An apprentice will be taken to leam uie Baaing
He also wishes to hire a woman who w capable .
of doing all kinds of housework.
Aaheville, Uct. 6, 1B4U. dki
- Weekly Ittadfftonlaii,
FOR THE NEXT SESSION OF CONGRESS. '
THE approaching session of Congress will. ,
doubtless, be oneof great interest. It will
close on some, at least, of the affairs of Mr. Van
Buren'a administration, and usher in the more
auspicious dawn of a new nnd better ordej of
things, lie scenes in (congress wiu prooauiy oe
eseiting. Un one side we snail see uie struggles
of an expiring (action, and on the other a triumph-
ant party, armed with the confidence ol the- pee.
pie, imposing judicious restraints upon uie convul
sive throes of their opponents, and shielding their
country as far as possible from the dangers of
malignant and reckless violence, and endeavoring
to avert the embarrassment which defeated men,
stung with disappointment, will seek to throw in
the way of the new administration. On tlie third
of March next, 12 o'clock, P. Mr. Van Buron's
dull star will vanish, and immediately in its place
shall we behold appearing the rising sun of 1I-
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from the multitude around tlie Capitol as have
never been heard. .
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