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SALISBURY, N. p.....TUESDT, APRIL 5, 1828.
VOTVIII NO. 410.
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SAM'L. REEVKS, P. M.
' MR. RANDOLPH'S SPEECH.
We regret that the limits of our paper will
not admit of our publishing entire the masterly
speech of John Randolph of Roanoke, on Mr.
Chilton's Retrenchment Resolutions lately un
der discussion in the House of Hepresentatjvea.
The ipeech Is published in pamphlet form; with
notes by Mr, Randolph himself.. We give such
passages as Save, a direct bearing on the alleged
i ict fr i rTTrrt -
fiEMAININ, in the PetdfficrWMoctv$ne;
X6Hh rirdlinaVee the Ist-of AptiW 18i3.
James Pr Martin 2
Ja March": l?r.
..Ann. Balance .
Fisha Butlet r
Jshn P. Carter 1'
Anderson Foster '
To Prreling'e Lodgo
Richmond Pcarsoa .
James C. Weddington
Thomas D. (Ubbs
T. 8. Parker
. G. tMRTKR.
lormer ui me rresuiency. u win oe seen huh
Mr. Randolph handles the political Judasetat
Wsnhinrton, without mttem.m&iiBmssmA
ilf fc Randobh rose and said JL I "nnot
makiheTOrnwewhicK the gentleman
wno1Mlusi-,,MKen nis aeai iair, t-vereuj
made at xbc outset tii iA4Mf tt' I
will make a promise of different nature,
and one which, I trust, it will be in my
power to perform! shall riot say with
more good fdiththan the gentleman from
Msssschusett hut more to the letter ay,
Sir, and more to the spirit, too. I shall
not, as the Rent Ir man said he would do,
set in mere self defence. I shall carry
the war into Africa, falenda ett Cartha-
jpo; I snail not oe content wr.n merely
parryinp no. Sir if I can, so help me
God, I will ifiruit aho ; because my rijht
arm is nerved by the cause of the people
and of liny country.
The Gentleman, with much gravity,
with some dexterity, and with great plau
sibility, but aguin&t certain principles
which I have held in this House, e4 oVo,
and which I shall continue to hold, un.ue
ad mala, till I leave (he feast, spoke of the
headlong commencement of the'Opposi,
ion, before the Administration could rive
aow .noiatinodia to sing or to chant upon
rftat subject. I drew .from, that foutwain
whiclr never-failed msexting,JjlCiI
jtacious man, and wMch.ejrenjthe simple
and inexperienced livilAniejrid)
may drink at it, is nature and human lue.
I saw distinctly, from the bei;inninj, that,
if we permitted this Administrationif
"mi hid iatetied to-those who cried to us
" wait, wail, there is a lion in the path,"
(and, Sir, there always is a lion io the
path, to the sluggsrd and the das'artl,)
and which cry was seconded, no doubt, by j
many who wished to know how. the land
lay before they ran for a port- -on which
side victorv would incline, before they
sounded thr(r horn of triumph. If we
had thus waited, (he situation of the coun
principal it tharweiehtf apir of thebil
Hard table ! also exonerate hirtt and his
Lieutenant from every chars) of collusion
irthe'jlritinttancef andfii Is in or
e'er, 1 will slate the reasonsfor'mr ooin
ion. When tho slliince wllurit patched
up between the two "great tadert of the
F.t and Weat, fltr. Wehfer od Mr.
Clar.V neither of tSe' hipfl erjntraclin?
paritcavUaa ine.prp.rn.otn. p preaeni
incumbent irair iln Ut: flirr l 5pli
knowingly as to one of these pamei, and
with the highest degree of moru proba
'jilUrof ike other Can it.be JDtessary
ih'ai I prove IhisTThe thing prWes it
self. The object was to bring iripne of
the putties a to the compacts vbctaahe.
Lonstirution subsequently excludet, and,
of course, to provide for the othir. A
gentleman, (Mr. Clay,) then oi this
House, was the Candidate, who, lo trk last
hour, cast4 msny a longing, althougl riot
lingering look, with outstretched neck to
wards Louisiana fug uto quttita negttur
lo discover whether or not he abjuld
be one upon the lUt. Sir.it is impossble
that he could, in the fiist instance, rave
looked to the elevation of another, or h
designed to promote the viewa of 'sty
men but in subserviency te his own. - S
common sense forbids it. But, Sir,
these calculations, however skilful, anl
DenuAvre could not have mad better, ut
terlv failed. Mr. Crawford roost obs'inatei
v, and unreasonably, I content refused to
die. It was certainly very disobliging in
him. I saw him before"? went abroad.
And I thought it was an juindred to one
that he could not Survive the summer:
ic or ornate- Louisiana refused to vote
as obstlKetely aM.r..Crafford refused to
die ,aod aotht e6Uem.an wss excluded.
II was (ben that Mr. Adams was brst taken
u p, as a fiU'alitrx w hicti f we plan ters bf
the South transfatet a hand plant.
Sir, I have a right to know 4 I had a
one while before an interview with this
cry great man, (iurviay,j aut not on
that subject; no, Sir K
TEMPLIi OF FASHION J
fllHE subscribers having entered into a co.
M. partnennip, lor tne purpose or carrying
. on too
N Tailoring Business,
. in all it varion branches, respectfully inform
their friends, and the public, that they occupy
"the shop formerly need by Hevell tc Templeton,
.and more recently by Film Templeton, on Main
- street, a few doors south nf-the cwwtJKwe-, in
the town of Baltsbery 1 and are prepared to tit-
cute every species of work appertaining to their
vocation, either for Ladies or Gentlemen, in a
TifwwknwtalHpoqualtaMyiit U the ad
.r. ,,H h... hi.n tor. jtifri-rrnl from "PI"" "
L.. 1. : this who dare but
wni ii is uu".
- But I wonder it nerer occurred to the
gentleman from Massachusetts what could
be the cause why such a hue and cry
should be mked againat an Administration
so very ahl (permit me in this, how
e ver-. to jft ffer from it be . jgeW le rnan dc
gutffb nuh. ett) hat, I ayi V"' have
been the cause why. Acteon and all his
hounds, or, rather, why the dog of war
were let slip agsinst this wise and able
aidjUtiiouA0s!.l9YjpgJ,AdmInist ration 5
these patterns of political TrlencTship and
consfsVncy '"and have"cbri'irnued to pumoe
them, till they lie panting and gasping
for breath on - the highway until jhey
realize the beautiful fable of the hare and
many' frfels7 -The cause of all . thia U
to be found in the manner in which they
earne into power the cause of tbis " pre
mature" opposition lies there and there
mainly. I would defy all the public
presses in the world to have brought
them to this pass, had there not been a
taint of original sin in their bodypolitic,
and which cleaves to them even as the
sin of our first parents taints our fallen
nature and clesveth to us all. The gen
tleman refers to those who compose the
psrty who are called the Opposition, and
svs, it is formed of very discordant ma
terijls. -True. Sir ; but what are the
materials of the party which upholds the
Administration f Nay, of the Administra
tion itM-lf f Are thev perfectly homogene
oust 1 know one of them who has been
raised to a higher station than most men
in this country. Was that because he
opposed, or because he espoused the elec
tion of the present Chief Magistrate ?
rermit me. sir, again to asa now
comea that this Administration are
brooght Into their present very curious
and uiiDrecedenied uredicament ? .Ho
Having made arrangements for receiving the
latest Fashions from Philadelphia Snd New-York.
they ill be enabled to accommodate gentlemen
with fancy eoaia and other gamvanta, Ladies
With Habits, Spencers, tie., made up alter the
Bade at their shop, will be warranted to nl
well. All orders for work from a distance will
be promptly and faithfully executed, and re
turned In 'Shortest lime practicable, ... Tlie
patronage of the public Is solicited, with a ton.
SQUIRE LOW BY.
Satiitmr, March 37th, IKS. fttt
ris Jlent. All persons indebted to Filu
Templeton, are earnestly desired to call and
close their accounts, either by cash r note,
'without delay, as it is indispentably nccesaary he
'Should settle his business up to the time of bit
C)Qj40it!iisn wlCb Mr. Lpwrv. StlO 8. . I
ministrations which have been inlM
country, find themselves in the minority
in each House of Congress; 14 ftaUitd by
the trill their tanititutntt " when the
terv worst of their predecessors kept a
majoriijrjtllt midnight on tbe 3d or 4th of
March," whichever you' please to call it f
Ay, Sir, under the administration to which
I allude, jhere were'nooe of those com
punctious iitings of nature, at the at
lacks,. rnade pn private character. Vt had
no chapter of lamemationt, then, on 'tbc;.
ravaging and desolating war on the fjir
fame of all the wise and virtuous and good
of our land.-"- --
Sir, I have much to say, which neither
m own weakness, nor my regard to the
politeness of this House, will permit me
not? to say. Ai I bare exonerated the
Was about busi
ness of this House and be so tar descen
ded, or I should rather sat of so very great
(tun, condescended, as to. electioneer
even with me. He said to me, among
other matters, ." if you of the South will
give us of the West any other man than
John Qutncy Adams tor President; we
Let ny man deny
remember he then
expected to be a candidate before the.
House himself. If you will gise 1 us any
other man !" Sir, the gentleman w ques
tion can have no disposition to deny it- It
was t a lime when he and the present in
cumbent were publicly pitied egain$h
otheri. and Wf Adams had crowed1, defi
ance, and clapped his wings agaih the
Cock of Kentucky. .Sir, I know this to
be a strong mode of expression. 1' did
not . take it literally. I thought I under
stood the meaning J.gt bet that Vfrginia by
hef strenuous support ol Mr.CraJorn,
would further the success of Mr; Ad wns.
" Any other man, Sir, besides John Quincy
Ad-ima.''. JJow, as oejther. Mr Crawford
nor General Jackson, in tbe end, proved
to be u any either man" it follows clearly,
who anv other man was, sir one other
man idettf myself, as a gentleman once
taid trnhu House) "we will support
hiro " But Sir, as soon is this- tgomet
waa mit of the question, we of the South
lost all our Influence, and " we of the
West" gave us of tbe South this very
John Quincy Adams for President, and
received from him the very office, which,
being held by him, we of tbe West as
slrnrd as the cause of our support, con
sidering it (0 be a sort of reversionary lo
terrst in the Presidency. (See the letur
to Mr. F. Brooke.) It was, indeed, ' rati
bane in our mouth," but we swallowtd
the arsenic t
After mr arrival in Europe, I aaw in the
newspapers Mr. Webber's toast, given, if 'for
get not, on the 4h of July" Henry Cl the
orator of the west," kc. be. I quote from
memnrv. N. B. Mr. Clay was then th rival
and declared enemy of Mr. Adama. Ms Clay j
in 1 hi. ilrh.te on the Greek. mo.iosiot ail we
ster, and m the arTWieU Mr, Ic-abodJJas'lett, (a
ao of omen,) waa ostentaUnua in bisdeclara
tions of friendship and eonnetion wun.ar.rt eo
ster, whom he gratuitously assumed to have
been asaailrd by the sa'td frhabodi that he
might nvsnifeilbisTterotiotite hmwfnenLt
then looked upon Mr. Clay as laying an anchor
to windward and eastward, and in fact, offering
his blandishment to New.RngUsjd in the person
r Ur Wrh,irr. while at the same time he pro
claimed his strength in that quarter as tbe airy
of Mr. Webster, and the powerfkl party of wh'cb
he Isthe leader and mouth piece.If.he marlns
be true ore rat ttlart anew then tasre hvea
not a less artful man n tue worlfl than Mr. i,iay.
Mis system- consists in soothnva; by flattery, or
buRving-these constitute- has whole stoct in
,a. uul verv often he applies' both-to the
m: peraftcrwThe man of delicacy to whom his
coarse adulation is fulsome, and the man of un'
ahaken firmness, when these characterwtics umte
in the same perron, cannoi ne operatea on j
him. " " .
t It has been suggested to me since the above
was apoaen, oj "" r
deal of New-York poll''. tw whom " oc"
cucrtd tittfe I ws maxina; um ,jciopeinsi,
Sir, I will take the Tetter to the Presi
dent of the Court of Appeals in Virginia
-(Mr. Clay to Mr. F. BrookeJ -arid on
that letter, and on facts which are notori
ous aa the sun at noonday, it must be es
tablished that there was a collusion, and a
corrupt collusion,- between the principals
in this a ruir. 1 do not say the agreement
was a written or even a serbal one
that -menr who i meet to do a dtmned
deedi. eanr.ot bring even themselves 'to
speak of it in distinct termshey cannot
call a spade . a spade-but eke out' their
unholy puifMe with dark ; hint, sind-io'
uendoes, and signs, and ahrugs, where
more is meant than meets the ear. Sir,
tbia person was wining to fake any man
who would secure the end that he had in
view. lie takes office under Mr. Adams.
and that very office too, which had been
declared to be in the line of safe prece
dents the very office which decided his
preference of Mr. Adams. Sir, are we
children? Are we babies? CantH we
make out Apple-pie, without spelling and
putting the letters togetherA, p, ap, p
e, pie, ap ple, p, 1, e, pie, apple pie f
nir, the (act can, never be got over, and it
is this fact which alone could make this
Administration to rock and totter lo its
base, in spite of the indiscretion, (to say
no worse,) io spite of all the indiscretions
of ita adversaries.
Sir, there are esses in which suspicion
is equivalent to proof; and not only equal
to it, but more than equal to the most
damning proof. There is not a husband
here who will not ratify tbis declpration
there-may. be suspicion so agonizing , t h at
it makes (he wrretch cry out for certainty
as a relief from the most damning tor
turesv -Bucb susptuant. are entertsined
though -they ere making convulsive ef
fort to roll back the tide of public opinion,
they can't allay the feeling the suspicion
rests upon the facts and, do what they
may, fads will not beDd at their bidding.
Admit it lo be suspicion, it is equally fo
al, as regards them and tbe public scr
. ... . . .-.
vice, wi:d tne reality, uir. tv. wnuici not
go in pursuit of the ai'bis and atianet of
tbe accused of the tubs, whether With
false bottoms or double bottoms, thrown
out to amuse the public. The whole con
duct of the accused had displayed nothing
of the calm dignity of innocence, but all
the restlessness of conscious guilt. Lvery
word of Mr Clay's late pamphlet might
be true, and yet the accused be guilty,
notwithstanding. . Mr. IL would pot now
examine his inconsistent declarations, to
different persons, and at different times
and occasions. The Secretary was not
the first itness who bad proved -too
mucb:;-'Jlct; ; who rdeid Iiis 00 cause
(aays the proverb,) generally has befool
for his client' .
Sir, ss 1 was -returning the other eve
ning from the Capitol, I saw what has
4 been a, rare ghi.ierelbismter t ne
aun tlinnint? his broad disk among the
lavine his elowlne axle rothe steep Allan
tic stream and j aked myself, If with
this book of Nature unrolled, before fat.
was not the most foolish of men to be strug
o-linsnd acnfBincr here, in this heated
r . - - " - .
and impure atmonphere, where the play
ha not worth the candle ? But then the
truth rushed upon my mind, thit Iwas
vainly, perhaps, but honestly, striving to
n n hold the liberties of the people who
sent me here. Yes, 8ir, for can those
liberties coexist with corruption ? At the
very worst, the question recurs 1 Whirh
will the more effectuslly destroy them ?
colluMon, bargsin and corruption here, or
a military despotism f When tan that be
estobli&hed over us f Never, till the Oon
gress has become odious and contempt!
hie in the eves of the people. I have
learned, from the highest of alt authority
hat the first step towards putting on in
corruption is the putting off corruption
That recollection nerves me in the pre
sent contest: fori know that, II we are
.pisM. I shall hold over the head of
those who shall succeed the present in
cumbent, a rod which they will riot dare,
even if they had the inclination, to mo-
bey. They will tremble at the puni.n
mnt nf tbrir oredecessors. sir, It we
m-reed-we shall restore 'he Constitu
tion : we shall redress the injury utinenie
the people ; we shall regenerate the
eountrv. If the Administration which
ensues shall be a- bad as AN character
of the opposing csndidate Oen Jacksooj
i renreaented by Lis bitterest foes to be,
still, I iiad rather Irwe re in the -eat-of
power than the present dynasty, because)
it will bate beeii fairly elected. The
fountain of iti authoritv will not be poi
soned at the source. But, if we perish
under the spamnr1ie sinigglesof those
now in power to reinstate themselves on
the throne our.f?fe ill be a sscred ono
and Who , would, wish" ; to survive it I
there will be nothing left In- tHe country
Such-, an appeal is naa oeen made to ' tbo'
people and a majority has beenbroughtfew:
Into this and tbe other House of Congress
the Administration shall be able to tri
umphrit will prove . that. there is a rotten
heis lri' our
render them unworthy of any map's rt
If we succeed, we shall have giren at
new lease to the life of the Constitution
But, should we fail, I warn gentlemen Pot
to pour out their regrets on General Jack
son. He will be the first tttHJi4aio them.
The object of our cause has been, not st
much to raise Andrew Jackson to the
Presidency, be his merits what they may
as the signal and condign punishment of
those public servants, on whom, if thew
be not guilty, the . rery strongest auspj
cion of guilt must ever justly rest.
and in consequence of it that Mr. Adams, who
could not be blind to the game that waa playing
between Mf.'Clay and Sir. Webster, caud the
... mK,rh Sir. Crawford rot m New-York, to
be en him, then l'lf" moal formi..
J.4.T. ..nm. tor tha eiorew purpose of ei
UWI, UUIFV'" . - I - - .
eluding Mr. Cly frort the House, by ensuring
Mr Crawford's return. 1 hua, the Altera wrr
Wr,nd Measn. Clay Snd Webster bad U make
terms with Mr. Adams, who, in requital tor the
vote of Mr.' Clay and his frtend rectouafy re
During the discussion iff the House of
Rcpresentatiyes of the Chilton resolu
tions, which sought to reduce all ex V
penditurea but that for the pay of
members of Congress, Mr. Letcher. . .
a colleague from Kentucky of Mr,
Chilton, thus touched that topic t i
gue, f Mr. Chilton) about the high rate
bav;t-aaidl.!liL!'lt It " the" salaries bf '
your officers -4'Bil&tSi
air, this place is not like Kentucky !
the finest-and most favored pUce upxxa
the i globe f " whh" the -r best sbr tho
hest water, the hear climate, and I
will add, the best population s little " T
excitable, to be sure, but a fxroplo
whose eharacteif has been misundcr- -
stood and misrepresented. There, liv.
ing is cheap, and all things are plenty.
A man who has one hundred dollars
can live upon it for a year, or for two
years. How long does it last here I A
man that makes it last a month, does
s ' a on
very well indeed, wny, sir, oring a
Kentucklart, and place htm on farm
near this city, and tho he were a fine t
healthy, floiTd, rosy man, when he
came ere, ne wouiq pine away itTs :
the r prospec t lie for e f hl m , " Si rg; iir
man can live mthjs country, lie can e
exist in it, unies re nas some hope .
and prospect of getting away. A re
gtnn, though romantic and beautiful in. . '
appear tfULc, uu, i w miwr ny-iwi ,.,
without-auy- produce, khit sny .
commerce: a place that haa to buy all "
it eats from Pennsylvania and the up.
per part of Virginia or. from . Nova
Scott 4 1 for tbe very potatoes -of this
District come from IN ova Scotia and
Ireland ! " Who would live in it - thai -
could get to Kentucky i
Marriages. Two or three weela
since, we gsve a paragraph under the
caption of " great doings among the
Aodrewsrs 1 but from the following
article it would appear that the An-
drewsea have beer, outdone by the
Grays arid McKenzits.
Mnrriatl K line Creek. Ranramo eoofU
ry, (lllinoia,) oil 'he I5th'ult. by Samuel WickofT.
Esq. Mrv jaua scn.enxie, io aiiai ury uray ,
Mr. Danirl McKenzie, to Miss Matilda Grays
snd Mr. Gabriel McJCenne, to Miae Llizabeth
Grav. Tle three ceWlemen are brothers. ad
the ladies sister 1 ami trport atys that the Oth
er brother and sister are courting f
fiuttk Rewards. Thi Lincolnshire
Agricultural Society has givenaprire
of ten guineas, to one man for having
had seventeen chiUrtn (ten living) and
been forty years in the service of one .
master and nnothe r ot five rutnea.
for twenty-five-childrtn (ten living)
and 11 aervice of lortv-one vcars.
Von Hammer so distinguished among
this" German authors, fras-fubuabeda
listory of tbe Asutini, the foflowtrsf
and ministers of the Old man aflht mount
fain, with whom Ibr. cr.udet Came it)
contact, m Syria. The work Is' said to
RK up an improtanl Sw'iftJfilWS.
of tbe whole world aid of the hurnan
mind . Acfordini to .U. od Hammer,
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