wai ol flao Watchman.
r Sjbjcr iiionjpfr year.Two Dollars pnynble in
nJvai.ce. iOutUf not paid ia advance. Two dollars
VnJ fifty ftsi iUib charged.
LrEnTisK.tT3 inserted argi lortne nnu.anu c.
for facll (lilbhoquent insertion.-, woun iruer5 ciwrgeu
25 percl', WglK-r than these rates. A liberal deduc
tion V ttiOBe who advertise by the year,
cmirf ta tjie Editors mast be postpaid.
THE P U)GKES$ OF THE REVO LU-
, i:f : , TION.
Extract $ a Utter to one of the Editors of
v fA , Journal of Commerce.
li" f ; Paris, Mav 17, 1819.
I havoteen here five days, but such
tjhas biM-ji jl he state of excitement, in con
euueiiceof the violent essay of the clubs
at tiie-lmlj of the National Assembly, that
. . i "i i : i ... r:
flleV Ot ttJ inen Ol itusuirss urru
lr,m.l i l..ir warehouses, bor the two
K'MIIU llljlH' I" ----- - -
n-4 ihev have, been obliged to arm
: . ' U i-.i I i .1.
at the call Ol ine rappci, mm iu join ine
respective legions to men they are at
tached.) i -
""OfoU doubtless find in the papers a com-
let,. ti'iNfnrv of nil 'hut lias flannelled :
j , j . -. . ------ ----- ii
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Soul as mat irorn an r'wmu-ssisninnja
jinore accurate than when republished
(from onc! paper to another, and translated
I'from orje; language to another, 1 will give
h 'The American Minister kindly enclosed
liW ticket to me on the I4lh, which wojutu
admit cine person as his representative to
the diporYiatic tribune or box, and remar
ked in a note accompanying it, I am tru
ly glad jt think that, you will hear a de
bate highly interesting, (the Polish ques
tion ) All are talking of it. and you will
f i Lf. sure tt hear M- Lamartme speak.
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i i ,
BRUNER & JAMES,
Editors 4 Proprietors.
Keep a check upon all your
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Do THIS, AND LtBEBTT IS SAFE."
VOLUME iV, NUMBER 8.
SALISBURY, N C , THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 1848.
I' I 1 in I v h l II w ll c l. t ur lliriiiurii)
j j Hssem)inp, and in a few minutes tl
! rnfeliptkyaJi opened. Several speech
t -!'"(! a .a a
I entered the hall. The members were
ve.'eTnHH,deJ ami among other speakers
were, the iM mister oi foreign Atlairs and
M. Lamiirline. The Utter was listened
to witli great uttenton, and spoke fluently
nntlgraCji'fully. Shortly alter he had ceas
ed a peculiar sound was heard, which
ieerned lo arrest the attention of the As
M inhlyj, It sounded to me like the noises
1 .which. proceed Iromi the locomotive en
i cines oiiihe.ir approaching a ciiv. It soon
II increa-H'-tl, aiul 1 could soon distinguish it
i : to 'he the shouts of a multitude of voices,
it The trie rii hers rushed out of the sideentran-
IN ccs in 'numbers, aiid Lamariine came into
!'.., -i 1 1 i , i i ... . . .'i
lne miiii, ana niatie a coinmumeanon to me
narrow passage, anu escaiiea mio me
open air with no other injury than a coat
somewhat torn. The national guards
soon surrounded the. hall, ejected the in
truders, and in the course of two hoars
alter the Assembly organized.
It was evident that this movement was
preconcerted ; but the intention to form a
new Government has been frustrated.
There doubtjess will be alarms daily, con
sequent upotl the threats of the disaffec
ted. Citizeti Guinard told me that morn
ing at 9 o'clock that trouble was expect
ed he was'bhief under Courtais ol the
national guard. But I think the mass of
the nation are in favor of sustaining or
der, and" supporting the present Executive
and National Assembly. The French,
however, are; a very impulsive people, and
one day reverses the acts of its predeces
May 18. -M. Lamartine was called
suddenly to-day to the Natibnal'Assembly,
as an attempt is about being made to have
him excluded from the Uovernmeiit.on the
charge of drdering the release of four
hundred meh who were arrested.
j V'ri 'sided
ters h it
t in an under tone. Many mem-
th ir seats and occupied the main
he hall, as well as the aisles.
They uvre ordered b?rck to their places;
rind the confusion increasing, M. Wolow
ski. v1k was speaking, was obliged to de.
$isf, as his voice could not be heard. At
? titi niottvent one of the tribunes, which
i' correspond to the ooxes m otir theatres.
edhvthe mob, headed , by two
lookjng men. who addressed
The Editqr of tho " Petersbtrg Intelli
gencer," writing from Washington, un
der date of june 3d says :
At a meeting in the Whig Club , room
last night, we bail the most cheering ac
counts from; various parts of the country.
Among others. Judge Talmadge. former
ly of New Vor. but now of Wisconsin,
stated that pie. had just passed through
Michigan, where he had just seen Judge
WoodhridgeU-foimerlv a -Senator from
that State, who assured him that if Tay
lor was nominated he could carry Michi
gan. A member of Congress from Sout
Carolina stated that Ta)lor could carry
his District ! even against Calhoun, and
that he would get thn State beyond the
shadow of a ilouht. Bets are now being
o!iered hereivhat Taylor will carry New
York by thousands.
the Preside lit of the Assembly. Cies
pmtso! i ht hall ordering the in
laclt were unavailing. The num
bers increased of men in blouses, with
Scarlet fecarls on their arms, and scarlet
badges. ( hie held a bantu r. on which
was iusjpiibed M Monttiuimts.n Soon af
ter the pody ef the h ill began to fill, and
M. Hartrs pttntVpted. to aseetul the tii-
iunr ituoiini io ine sieaKers. l he up
roarf increased.; ladies lieeame alarmed
(atld shlieket . aiid tha (luestnrs were tr.
tiered p close, all the doors and passages,
to allow no:jngres or .egress. ' A forcible
attempt! was now making to battler- down
from t III mob
yhicllhen I savV aboJlt to be snrressfid
1 retreated iumi the tribune to the court
!i j V'trd, jiere I could find no egress. Here
ii.wire Uie national guaids assembled. In
j a lew fnomenfs a 'man was borne from
jiur uioi -(mi iih arms oi oiiiers, i ne
blood .ureamUig down his leg. He was
Nvoundijd in a melee, In a moment after.
door which separated us
in the adioininir tribune.
j j MR. POLK.
During the fourth day's sitting of the
Locofoco Convention, Dr. Ramsay, a Del
egate from Tennessee, presented a letter
from Mr. Polk, requesting him to inform
the Convention that he 'lid hot desire a
renominaiioul This Utter tons received
with laud applause ! We suppose the par
ty felt delighted to get rid of Mr. Polk.
This supposition was strengthened by
what occurred when the letter was pre
sented, which is thus reported:-
Mr. Ramsay of Tennessee said I have
a letter from President Polk.
A Voice What business has President
Polk to do yijh this Convention I (Hiss
es and confusion.)
A Voice Mfohject. sir.
The Chair-fWho objects 7 What State
IS that f I
A Voice No matter about the State-
I object for myself. (Applause.)
A correspondent of the Buffalo Express
Writing from Michigan, says:
44 Yon may rely upon if. that in no State
in the Unioij is Gen. Cass less popular
i il - . a
the explosion of a musket close alarmed i than in his i)wn, and in no city less admir-
I nil 1 I V.. ... -.1 . n ...I I',.. i oil tli mm in fit fit !n vhirh lit Kuu lit-ut iVr-
tion in6 a bomb proof ( loister, which led ' thirty years and amassed a princely for-
to anf ntranee then -closed, and upon , tune, without ijlustrating his life by a single
Mvlihh tlie lyjuib were battering w ith great act of munificence or generous public
. 1 i
1 could see them from a grille
passed nprth ol the Chamber of
tin: Deputies. In a few minutes a lady,
-'Avhom ithe papers say was Madame La-
atu two guards.
a (lark passage.
liiljhed lis protected by some gen-
1 hey passed on
1 followed, and
jn a few'minutes came to a small door.
rl into a garden. This garden
feet above I he street.
pirit. Withjeiiher General Taylor or
Scott in theifield against him, Michigan
may be set down as a Whig State."
was .sonic, twenty
, crs ! fu nisi
IeclL.by a parapet about four
h. Hehind were a corps of na-
ijtioiial miards loading their mukets out
,of the -!view of the clubs. - From the gar-
i (Jen I wjis passed through a fie of thein
into 1 lid street. 1 mingled with the clubs.
A Gchuiiie Locofoco. An exchange pa
per tells a story of a gentleman in Berks
county, 'a mjetnber,of the Democratic par
ty, whose attachment to regular nomina
tions was happily illustrated. ' The Con
vention: haVe nominated Polk," said a
wag to him ivho had obtained possession
of the real new s. Polk Ljust the man
we want !" if No. no, I was mistaken,"
said the w-ag; " Woodbury, Wood bur)' is
ey Were many, and filling I lie air with
Gen. Scott and the Secretary of War.
The most extraordinary portion of Se
cretary Marcy's reply to General Scotl. is
that in which, alluding to the General's
complaint that the proper supply of-neii
and munitions were not afforded him, he
tells him, in substance -"You took the
city ; that is a proof that your complaints
This kind of reasoning would make no
allowance for superior ge.ier Jship, nor
for I he courage and patience of the troops.
It would tear the. laurel from the skilful
leader and his brave followers, who, with
inadequate means, and entirely by the
force of genius and courage, had triumph:
ed over. .obscacle otherwise deemed insur
mountable. It would reduce to mere common-place
affairs the most extraordinary
campaigns that the world ever saw. Suc
cess is an infallible proof, it seems, that
sufficient resources were afforded. Were
the few hundred men with which Cortez
overthrew a mighty empire such a force
as a wise Administration would have
deemed sufficient for such an enterprize ?
Is not the success of the first Conqueror
of Mexico still a theme of Vonder lo the
whole, world 1 And does not that wonder
proceed alone from the Jact that his re
sources were entirely inadequate to such
a task I Was the capture of the city of
Montezuma, and the destruction of his
empire, a proof that the Conqueror was
properly supplied from home.f
To come: to i he case of General Scott,
The world is yet wrapt in admiration at
liSTlariiig and successlul campaign a
gainst Mexico. And why? Had he heen
adequately supplied had such resources
as a prudent Administration would have
placed at his disposal been furnished
had he been placed on th same fooling
with his enemv would there have been
any thing very extraordinary in his sue
Cess? Does he perform a very wonderful
feat, who. with ample means, contrives to
accomplish a given object ? Was it this
which won for the campaign of 1796 in
Italy the distinction, among military men,
ot having been the mbt remarkable on
record ? Why, an ordinary General, with
ample" means, might Jiave done the same
thing. It is where the means are dispro-
portioned to the end. that success denotes
the great Commander, and calls down the
admiration of the world. This it wasthat
made all Europe regard Bonaparte with
wonder, when he first burst upon their
view, and this it is which now enlists the
admiration of Christendom in favor ojf
Gen. Scott. The Secretary, by leaving
him to his own resources by supplying
him in a manner totally inadequate to the.
design in view by thwarting him when,
ever it was in his power brought out the
brilliant traits which dazzle the world, and
made him the "Great Caplaip" of the age.
And now, that he has triumphed in spile
of every obstacle now that he has, by
the mere force of his own talents, worked
his way to victory through obstacles ap
parently insurmountable now that he has
conquered a peace from nine millions of
men. with a force not ten thousand strong
his very energy and genius are brought
in judgment against him, aiid the world
is told that his success is a convincing
proof that he was amply supplied !
Let us examine two of the piost remark
able campaigns on record, and see how'
just this reasoning of the Secretary will
prove to be, when tried by that standard.
In the campaign of 17UU-7, Bonaparte
destroyed five Austrian armies, one. after
another, each of which was more than
double his own force, and at least one of
which was in the proportion of three to
one. During alj that time, the Directory
not only sent him no reinforcements, ex
cept four regiments, but even issued a de
cree forbidding him to list from among the
Italians, soldiers to supply the gaps left in
his ranks by eighteen pitched battles, and
more than seventy engagements. Like
the present Administration, that body was
fearlul of being; eclipsed by a successl'uj
General. He triumphed, howjever, in spite
of neglect at borne, and fierce resistance
abroad. What would the world say at
this time, if the Directory had had the nn-
imnudence to have, said that
any purpose of utility.? The pecuniary
supplies, in the meantime, were doled out
with a hand so sparing! that Wellington
was compelled to buy goods, and ship
heiji, in order to supplyl specie, which a-
lonjjHhe inhabitants would receive. The
management was so wretched, that even !
Secretary Marcy would have-been asham
ed ofit. But ihe genius of Wellington
triumphed oyer it ail, and he acquired a
far higher reputation than he could have
done had he been amply supplied. He
succeeded in spite ol all obstacles. What
would the world have said, had the Eng
lish minis! rv, in reply ;to his numerous
complaints, pointed to Salmanca and Vic
toria and said, these confute your mur
We protest against that kind of reason
ing which takes from a great General all
his merits, and confeis them upon the min
istry at home ; w hich makes his success
an argument that he w furnished as he
should be; which gives no ciedit to his
superior genius, and reduces him to the
level oi' ordinary men. j Tite injustice of
such reasoning is as apparent in ihe case
of General Scott as in that of any other
peron whatever. To say that h General,
who is expected to encounter fifty thou
sand regular troops, in a country w hich
has not ifsIike strong! positions in the
whole world lo overrun nine millions of
people to storm positions deemed im
pregnable to keep up a line of commu
nication two hundred aiid fifty miles long
and swarming with guerillas to hold ci
ties of fifty, sixty, and two hundred thou
sand hostile inhabitants is amply sup
plied when he has not ten thousand men
whom he can bring in the field, is to offer
a deliberate insult to trie understanding.
The success of the operation, with such
inadequate means, is little less than a mir
acle, and while it places General Scott
foremost among the Generals of the age.
it is a subject of eternal reproach to this
administration, that he should ever have
been placed in a situation so perilous, and
requiring such high military talent to tri
umph over its difficulties. Rich. Whig.
From the Baltimore Patriot.
National Whig Convention.
, Philadelphia, June 9."
The Convention met this morning at
nine o'clock, and after prayer had been
offered up. resumed the vote for a nomi
nation for President.
There were two ballotings yesterday
and the following is the result to-day of the:
Clay , 74
There still being no choice, a fourth
vote was taken and resulted as follows:
Taylor. Clay. Scott. Webster.
be the choice of the Corner
Vice Presidency, amid the n
cheers. . ' :
After the nomination was ?
Mr. McCuUough.of New JerJ
ed the Convention, ftnd said ti
nomination of Gen. Tejlor for
dency was made on the free .
Jersey, on the Trenton bat:!
therefore moved that the no::-;-declared
by ihr convention as .
Mr. Vance, of Ohio) s'ecu.-t !
'ion. He had strong I opj
Taylor, but was too old a ,.) I
surrender when lairlyjwhlj .
not despair of carrying Qhiu i.
Mr. Carroll, of N(v.' Yei':.
M Whigs never surrender." i ' .
would respond to the riomin ii!
overw helming majority.!
Mr. W. F. Juhnsoti of P.
said that his State wcAihl noi !v
the nominations, and the cry
the end of the campaign, " A
grape, Captain Bragg-H
Mr. Jenifer, of ManlandJr '.
the vote of. his State would b.
oially and enthusiastically to
The following i$ the address of Ex-Govern-
or Moreheud, the President of the Convention,
on inking the Chair on Wednesday afternoon :
Gentlemen of the Convention I do not do a
language adequate to express lo yu my
gratefid feeling, and to return to you my pro
found acknotvlediMnents for the diatinguislied
honor conferred upon me by by selecting me to
preside over the delilierations of this Cnven
lion. If, gentlemen, I possessed qualification;
either by experience or otherwise, for the- dis.
tinguished position ;is 1 am conscious 1 do not
- the obligations that you; have imposed on me
would he far greater than thiy would deserve,
and therefore do I conidermy indebtedness to
you, at this time still the larger.
The purpose for whieh you have assembled
here from every part nf the laud, uniting in
common counsel and deliberation, is that of
bringing relief to our common country, and de.
visins? and execution such schemes us are ne.
cessary to her prosperity and happiness. Or
der, wisdom and decorum should characterize
our deliberations, and so sure as they do, suc
cess will anend them. Applause.
We should yield, fellow. citizens, on this nrca.
sion, all our personal preference. Let us bring
f a ward, f r the god of oiir common country,
our united counsels and our united wisdom.
Let us rear our standaid with the foil determi
nation to carry it on to victory. pplause.j
All we h-:ve to do is to select a standard-bear.
rj who will secure the hearty Co-operation uf
Maine 5 0 3 1
New Hampshire 2 0 0 .4
Massachusetts 10 2 9
Vermont -2 2 2 9
Rhode Island 4 0 0 0
Connecticut 3 3 0 0
New York 6 13 17 0
Mew Jersey 3 3 0 0
Pennsylvania 12 4 10 0
Delaware 2 0 1 .0
Maryland 8 0 0 0
Virginia 10 1 0- 0
North Carolina 10 1 0 0
South Carolina 1. 1 0 0
r.eornia 10 0 0 0
Florid 3 0 0 0
Alabama 6 1 0 0
Mississippi 6 0 0 0
Louisiana 6 0 0 0
Texas 4 0 0 0
Aikansas 3 0 0 0
Tennessee 13 0 0 0
Kentucky 11 1 0 0
Ohio 1 1 21 0
Indiana 7 14 0
Illinois 8 0 0 0
Michigan 2 0 3 0
Iowa 4,0 0 0
Missouri ,7 0 0 0
Wisconsin 4 0 0 0
171 32 63 14
Mr. Collier, of Ohio1, pledged
to do its duty. She,cou!d el.
Taylor President, and fold Y
w ivc. i j
Mr. Penn, of Ohio.cn rh here
and as a Whig whs dtermit i 1
hearty support to thejnomit . t
saiisnea that he coulu ided
State of Ohio. I J
The Convention tjien ad
die. at quarter of 4 o'clock.
well as t :
Whole number of votes 293 necessa
ry to a choice, 1 11.
It was thereupon announced, that Gen
eral ZACHARY TAYLOR WAS DULY
NOMINATED ASr A CANDIDATE FOR
PRESIDENT OF THE IT. STATES.
This announcement w hich was made
by the President, in a clear and disiinct
voice, was received by a storm of ap
plause, which continued for some time.
The shouts were taken up by the dense
mass that filled the street in front of the I
building where the Convention was in j
session and the. glad news spread with j
electric velocity through the city. No j
words can give any adequate idea of the !
wild joy and enthusiasm, which took pos
THE NATION A L R ATI F I C
Seven o'clock on FiiJajf night v.
fixed upon for ihe ratisati.Mi, at V
by ihe National Ritific iti in dav
Nominations which lighten m i '.
ing by the National Wh?g Co:i.
the time appointed Iiidi'pin!et.L
sented a scene such as Is rare! v
Neither trouble nor ivnio ;
the Committee of Arrangem ;iitj i s
rations fir this Convention ,!
Against ihe rear wind.jw of sW II
pendonce was erected a vast ftj-,
which was some. Iwel feel ab(
It was very rapacious, cfcutainii.
modations for the large
and Vice Presidents, as
ed speakers present from hll put -
and the numerous reapers f th
and the Committee of Arranger..
southeastern and souttwester i
square were also erected very Ku
like the main stand, covered, a:, 1
Variegated lamps also jllumir.at i
suspei.dfd from the trees which u
its surface, and DrumninuJ an ! !'.
were used to add brilliancy u t'
Of tho many thousands t ie
thousand wete said to $ae am.
more, and the whole r-itj- was
mane f the hands of the t. ;
marching and countermarch)! .g i
meeting until a late hour of tJ. :
The meeting was caUed to i
Morbis, Esq., of PhiladelpM i, v
ihe following list cf oflicieis, w I i
mously agreed to :
President Fl John ?.
Vice Pn ki hii!
n . i? t- ... !.- i
r.i . t ,i. i . ,i u.a.. i -";; -'itoic.
saM-.. ...... ...,,uuB.,uut M.- nu., j Ali, Col N H
city, and it is giatifymg, to see, that a-j SllUnl Foot' V.
mong those who are loudest in their rxul- : Ashmnn Mass
tation at the. certainty of the election of j j. ym Simmons, R. L
the old Hero of Buena Vista," are those j . M White, Conn.
who most earnestly struggled to obtain 1 J. W. Fowler. N. Y.
a . i rw t i
dicers, and songs. i no soldiers
Oicm kindly, and in many instan- I -
iihed them with some refresh- i rrtSSi
cv ..t ..i I vass i
. nicijiis. i oei ijii pri Miiis. no were lea
ders or! of influence with the clubs, ad-
the nominee.!' Woodbury ! Good ! No
; body can rqri so Ave 11 as Woodbury ; he is blushin
! the best fnU in the party." " Well, after ample supplies iand reinforcements had
iall. it is neither Polk nor Woodbury, but been atlorded him, and adduced his vie
" Better still I Three cheers lor
Who can run so well as Cass !"
them. 'At four o'clock, intimation
been given that a new Provision-
rrnment had been formed, some of
the clujs .marched to the Hotel de Ville
nd e.Isli where. 1 was able then to force
THE GREAT SOUTHERN MAIL.
The Universal Public is greatly indebt
ed to Mr. Senator pearceand his associa
ates in the'Senate Committee on the Post
tl. I. oil
r . j Uince sianitsmenr, ior naving yesierua
"ie Asslemblv. But w hat a change ! Hard- .i ..'!f..; r Ai.inrr ih
1) A d(jbuty was to be seen, and those so j Postmaster General to renew the rans
hausjed as hardly to be able to stand, j porta,jon 0f ,lle great Southern Mail on
luejiole btiilfling was occupied by the , ,he oI(j jin ,)y Waf of 'the. Richmond,
flluo. fTIm nlatform which the President ...i U.t,.man n..;imfl t
Pccupl.MAvft filled by about a hundred j n nrip nnt! UrHatHr ,han was naid bv the
.2.4.... it.. . ... . . ' I 5
.rsc rus, au yociletalitig p tliat noltnng , General Post Office for the same
touiu re, oistin-jniv ied bibt bv a miner ..niAL .Unit, ,.ni.- lflT
. , . . I j . " rT J 11 ! Ill il lll" lflJiiiu til juii,
"ivu o ilmen me rv tone oi in
tories in proof of ihe fact I
Again: Any man who has read Na
pier's Peninsular Campaigns, is aware of
the difficulties with which the Duke uf
Wellington was beset, from the very be
all sections of our coontiy's welfare. Let
have inscribed upon ur banner ihe prosperi
ty of our country." Applause.
It has been asserted that to the victors be.
long the spoils." L't us determine I bat we
will be victors, and when victorious, if spoils we
must have, lei ihem be the redemption of our
country from her present embarrassed i-ondi-tion,
and replenishing her exhausted treasury,
and restoring her toihat H uiishing and hippy
condition fiotn which she had fallen. Ll tis
endeavor to spread over our laud industry, pMi-e
and plenty, which shall give to every lalnuer
adequate employment and remunerating-wages
which shall cause every sea to be whitened
with the sails of our commerce whi' h shall
make ihe produce of our teeming fields lo spread
plenty over our own land, enable our people lo
extend to-olhers that bounty which a wise Pro
vidence has bestowed npn us. tireat tip
plause. Fellow. Citizens If our deliberations an
conducted with that older and love of law which
characterize ihe constituents who sent us here,
we shall have little cause to fear lor our event,
ual triumph. Applause. And il our spoil
be such as I have described, sjHiils which will
I - .......t. t w- p (f . k vr u..n iw Ihii
ginning, by the conduct ol ihe ministry at i """ ' . .. , . r lo;.
e J r I.. ...t i.. itfum with ihe l.lisifu U a wise leiris-
lai.u ' ...... ...... .... ....... - .- p-
This Resolution was accompanied by
lhl-- tilnpa tiniwi.i...:..- . 1. .. - ..C
j " ""oiuir me names oi iiu- -.- , vt i..
ol, e ected Provisional Government. On I a Prl i i tne engin.oi wn.cn uu. .ve-
ihe ulHrrr, I rrni.i h;..:.T: i ir:... ! porter was not able to get a copy. irat.
-an dd: soldier w ith white hair and i Intelhgencer.
'"OUstAche. and rhanv orders snsnended
Otn l)Ss h r e ast who.it was sai d , be I o n ged
f the artillery; The confusion increas-
l' Ij endeavored to retreat; but after
t no -several courts, couiu nnu
A New Rat Trap. Take a tub or kettle,
fill it within: nix inches of the top with water,
cover it with chaff or bran, and place it at iiight
where the rat resort- By this method thirty-
t 'Wkti At lasI forced myself through &l six rats ha beet) taken ia oue night.
I ' i' -t '. if- - ' . .
home. 1 he immense resources ol the Brit
ish Empire, both of men and money, were
wasted on petty expeditions, while the
General who commanded in that part,
where alone the enemy was liable to a
mortal wound, vas entirely neglected by
the word-balancing, loud talking, phrase
choosing ministry, over which such men
as Pefcival and Canning presided. At
any lime, by abandoning positions which
were of no service to the ultimate issue
of the war, ihe British Army in the Pen-j
insular might have been increased to
150.000 mn, whereas it never reached
the third part or that number. Had the
French forces been directed by one man
of energy, the English General must have
lation and well directed industry; if, gentle
men, the results of your deliberations hall be
lo restore to our country peace, harmony and
nrosneiitv: to restore to the constitution its vio.
struggled to obtain
the nomination of others.
Mr. Collier, of New York, moved that
the Convention proceed to nominate a
candidate for the Vice Presidency. The
following names were then placed in nom
ination: Geo. Evans, of Maine; Abbott
Liwrence, of Massachusetts; John M.
Clayton, of Delaware ; Wm. II. Sexvard,
of New York; John Ewing, of Ohio;
Andrew Stewart, of Pennsylvania ; Robr.
C. Winthrop, of Massachusetts ; John
Young, of New York ; Thos. B. King, of
Georgia ; Thurlow Weed, of New York ;
John Sergeant, of Pennsylvania; Hamil
ton Fih, of New York, and Thomas Mc
Kennan, of Penns Ivania.
Mr. Patterson, of New York, withdrew
Mr. Seward's name ; Mr. Ashmun with
drew Mr. Ewing ; Mr. King was alo
The President then directed the Con
vention to prepare to ballot for Vice Pre
sident. Thomas Ewing of Ohio was then re
nominated. Mr. Woodbridge, of Michigan, was al
so placed in nomination.
The first ballot was then taken, and re
sulted as follows :
Tie-, . ;
J. V. :
T. W '
J R v.
i. D. ;
William Wright, N. J
11. D. Maxwell, Pa.
J. R. M. IVe, Del.
John C Groome. Md.
W S Archer, Va.
D M Barringer, N. C
(J Ciamage, S. C.
G W Crawford, Ga.
Lj taniy, rx. u. i; jck
J U..UVH De . Pa. ; C II '
C Bullitt, La. ! Jo. 1'
(eorge L'uil. Mass. II !
S Li-le Smith, III.- P V -SS
L'Hotntnedieo.Ohio. I i
Alex. Ramsay, Pa. 5 Ti. :
Admirable addresses were i
the evening by Mr. John ft., n
chair, and by Cx-Governor M i
CJarolina, President of- the .N.
ventioii, and Gen. Barrow, cif T
. Richardson, E-q., r f M ir! -
kell, of rennessee, Mr. bl.
Abbott Lawrence, of Massachusetts, 109
Millard Fillmore, of New York,
George Evans, of Maine.
George Lunt, of Massachusetts,
T. Butler King, of Georgia,
John Young, of New York,
lated right and powers, and to restore the ad. iiMmifon pi!sh Gf Aew York.
ministration of ihe laws of our country lo its
pristine purity, if uch should be the effects ot
your harmonious Helibeiations and your patriot,
ic counsels, I shall deem it the proudest legacy
that I can bequeath to my posterity, that I had
ihe honor f preside over lhat council of sages
whose deliberations produced theue happy re.
suits. Great applause.
Reward op Merit. The annbal examination of the
pupils at the Virginia Institute for the Deaf, Dumb and
Blind, took placr al Staunton on tne otn ana iwm ui
. a n.. k. Kf nraminmii were (presented to those
C z ' . s ' lint'. n li u ill i vi iv.it.... r
heen overwhelmed, lor they Were live on; f.ue DaDi9 who jjave most distinguished themselves
iix tn nnp Rut theV Were divided into The first premium, consisting of a Gold Medal, was
SIX lO one. uu.i "? nmrriHnded bv awarded to Thomas H. Tillinghast, (a deaf mute, son of
seven dlfTerent armies, COmnlanUea n g VV. Tillinghast, Esq. of this town,) he ba-Ting been
men independent and jealous of each otn- J mogt jigtingajghed during his connection with tbie
er, who could hot be brought to unite for i school for KhoUrship and good conduct.
Tho. McKennan. of Pennsylvania,
John Sergeant, of Pennsylvania,
Andrew Stewart, of Pennsylvania,
Thomas Ewing. of Ohio.
Choate, of Massachusett.,
John M. Clayton, of Delaware,
Mr. MMlttelL r.fWw York.
of PeuiisIvania. (who presi.'. .:
eastern SiHiufi) Mr. Walker, i.
Itivers, of Binide l-danl, lL "
Blacksmith." Mr. Whiu.cy, ,,f
Sweel, of Illinois, Col. l)unr;u .
Mr. Cogilell, of Indiana, Mr. I
Mr. Parker, of Ma5saeb'ietts. ."
of North Candina. Mr. Iledii!- r
Col. Fowler, of New York. (
115, the Southwestern Slatid.) Gen. I
C f Kentucky, Hon. Mr. Uou-;.-
Ev-Ciovernor Kent, of Main',
of .Massachusetts. Z. Collin I.'
Ex-Governor Stralton, ?.f N v
Cocke, of Tennessee, Mr.L r.i
Mr. Stanton, of Ohio. Mr. Brf 1
vania, Mr. Foster, if Georg; .
Delnware, Mr. Mix. of (New Y
dell, of Indiana. Mr. Ricaid ,
Mr. Chaudler, of Maaiachu -:-others.
The following resolutions vrr
S. Price, Esq., of Philajleljihi-t. :
stand, and Mere unanimously r. '
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I. lie I c, a uai , nj ..
Abbott Lawrence, 07
The Hon. Millard Fillmore, of New
York, was then unanimously declared to
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1 Here oein" no cnoice; on inn immih, . . , , .
.. ,, i . I, 1,,1 Slates, here assembled M u.etc i
seconi onnui a utucicu, o.v.. .v . . r.jt;r ,1,. nomination
I 11 HI III, ,f.,IW ,..v ..........
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as iomow & i
CHARY TAYLOR iVre'
LARD FILI.MOREafiV.ee .
United States, and p.edg tl ...
support. ' J';, ,
2. Resolved, inat, in tee c
Taylob as Whig c&nd