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(THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 23. 1848.
!' p j FOR. PRESIDENT,
1ENERAL ZACIIAK lr TAYLOR,
j . OF LOUISIANA.
,' FOR VICK PRESIDENT,
Of NEW YORK.
' i ' ;
i WHIG ELECTORS.
DiJT. No. 1 KENNETH R A YNER.
V 2 EDWARD STANLY.
3-HENRY W. MILLER.
4 W. II. WASHINGTON.
' 15 GEOIUJE DAVIS.
C JOHN WINSLOW.
7 JOHN KERR.
- 8 RAWLEY GALLOWAY.
- 9 JAMES W. OSBORNE.
10-TODD R. CALDWELL.
Ml JOHN BAXTER.
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BRUNER : &
Editors Af Proprietors.
Keei a check upon all tocr
Do this, and Libert t is SArc'
Gen' I. Harrison.
VOLUME V. NUMBER 25.
SALISBURY, N. C,, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1848.
, Tuesday Tlliday of November.
irr Veare authorized to announce Samc'el Gaither ,
iii of t)vidon county, oa n Candidate for the office
f" . r-t i -f .u- a.u C at ,u i:
k Militia, vacated by the resignation of Maj. General
THE TRIUMPH IN PENNSYLVANIA.
It decides the Presidential election.
Pennsylvania has well been called I he Key
stone Stale fir wiihmii jhr vote no man has
ever been elected President. That a candi.
date could he elected without her vote, is not
more certain, however, as we believe, than that
Gen. Taylor would be,j even if she voted for
(Jen. Cass, as Gen. Harrison could have been j
had Mr. Van Btiren in 1840, got the vote of the !
State. It has, however,' never occurred that a i
candidate has been elected without receiving I
the vote of Penns) Ivaniji. The simple state. ;
From the Lewisburg Chronicle.
Who was a Republican in youth ?
THE CARTMEN OF NEW YORK. I
.. The New York Courier of Friday says:
The Cart men of New York formed the j
huge nucleus of an immense assemblage i
of the Whigs last evening at Vauxhall ;
Garden. Not only the saloon hut the av- j
enues leading to it were jammed at an I
arly hour ; and the thousands who were J
unable to get in or near the saloon, formed
in the garden two other meetings, and dians and repulsed them ?
were addressed during the evening by ' Captain Zachary Taylor,
able and eloquent speakers. , Who was complimented by James Mad-
The character of the assemblage was ison for his gallant conduct on that oc
such as-to show that the sympathies of casion ?
THE TRUMPET CALL!
We do not know how more appropriately
than by this head to introduce to our readers
the followiug well timed and stirring tppe.il to ! nuh to let the Western j ".
" From t!.e II
I reposed clianrrcs la t
i We were not tuimW.l a!
the EAttrro part of the -iP ,
i bitterly U the rbnc wUc!i .
j of the Wctlcrn people, hive 5
, in the qualifiratiofi tf electors r.
! f Senatorial power. We Kt. .
, iuceret when during the I it
prated to much abfLt the "rij1;
' teing extended. t hU rich p. i:.
! md much more f the am- U
: cal ttnfT. We hare watched -.
j Wr know jut where to place t
: mm Independence to put in i
! hoped lhal the Wtis f t!.c i; 4
i every scnilJe rnn amon lc
nrpfiil nf . .
lln.Aii.l .ma. .91 1 . t'a
uiir ni, huuiu uirr Murrain v
Who received a Captain's commission the Whigs i f the United States, by the EJitors
T ( l . . n a .
nuin james iviaaison in 101 r
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of the New York Espress, themselves a mem
tnn mnct nrli in tVio C ... - i
VVhft ii' 1 1 1 Ann. nr.. .1 C . I ,1 ...
ron Harrison against fiffeen hundred In
the bone -and sinew of the people have
Electoral Ticket lor ale at this Of-
Mce. J rice, Ql Vrr trtouaand.
ment of the fact is all we desire in calling at
tentron to it. Those who choose mav nnTnr been enlisted in the eausp nf Tavlnr and
from it what tthe vote there on Tuesday por- Fillmore and of Fish and Patterson.
tends. We take the vote as a demonstration, j 'ne hard-handed sons of toil were there
and only refer to the fat, which is certain to I in lhe slrngth of their numbers, and the
follow upon it, as another curious coincidence j hnest lahorer and mechanic stood shoul
that PennsvlvanianKvavL c.iU ' j der'to shoulder to listen to the words of
j . . . j j . o iv, iuc UVtC39.
ful candidate for the Presidency.
The returns received! vesterdav. and which
f w -----
The Right of Voting.
Tlip annexed opinion of President i
Vaytamt, c think .is -wortliy of the
cripiis attention of every good citi
I k . i i r ..
cn. Jv liinc, we ocnevc, nas arrive
d nil en it behooves every man to
!rlthrrrn fine liirrli nnrl rncnnnciKIn
TivilegOr On the 7th day of NO
t P'JtBER the election for Presi-
Jcnt takes place. The i:;uu!ilutes
re urn. acnary a (tutor anu Jjeic-
.? Ct$s. Gen. Taylor is the candi-
ale of the People pledged to stand
pon noj other plaljom but that which
ic founders of the Republic stood
pon-Uho Constitution. Cass is the
andidate of the Locofoco party, and
tai atone, pieogcu to iouow in tne
lOtstnrU nf Polk nnt tn e:irrv twit to
fisionarv nieastires which hnv mnrk-
il his Administration, since itsinduc-
Vltioii jnto olhce; and which have run
the cot) jit ry in debt more than one
JuindmJ millions of dollars. Let the
i i -
" rf)plc Remember this, and recollect
that (Jen. Taylor is opposed to all the
nad and destructive schemes of Lo-
ofoco-Casishi and will, if elected,
xcrl nil his powers to promote the
oace, prosperity and happiness of
he Country. This is what the Pco-
)'Vs candidate for the Chief Magis-
n II racy is, pledged to do, and this ought
arceommenxl him to the confidence
nd support of every good man.
Mlowciti.ens of Rowan and of the
thnilt aftf clinilT khnntiAd f Vv a n
hai e been confirmed by subsequent accounts, ' lhe favorites of the Whip- nrtv. VV cn.ild
not have desired a more earnest, a hear-
make it certain that William F. Johnston, the
Whig candidate for Governor, who is out and
out Taylor man, is elected, ihat a large major
ity of the5, members of Ceijfi vss are also decid
ed friends of General Taylor ; and that the ma
jority of both branches of the Legislature are of
the same politics. j
The Washington Union and all the lesser
organs of the administration, are confounded by
this intelligence, which they confess was "who!,
ly unexpectedly them, and, us they confused
ly admit, is "almost wholly unaccountable," to
them. 1 hey ive up the Governor, when the
people have decided against them, lint, seeing
that to admit, as a . consequence of their defeat
now, the vote of the Staje as certain to be a
gainst Gen. Cas, is to give up the Presidential
election, they pretend tfat the decision of the
people now is not conclusive of what they will
do in November ! j
If any man among thfm really believes the
people of Pennsylvania jivill change by Novem
ler, and after electing a' Whi; Governor, a ma
jority of Whig meinbersjof Congress, and a ma
jority of Whigs to both tranches of the Legis
laluie, turn round then ind vote to help elect
Gen. Cass President, aim) thus defeat all the
purposes of their decUiojn now if there beany
Major Zachary Taylor.
Who distinguished himself at the bat
tle of the bad Axe in the Black Hawk
Major Zachary Taylor.
Who distinguished himself in the Flor
ida war. by the splendid victory of Okee
counsel which fell from the speakers. An Chobee, over the Seminole Indians, 25th
ardent enthusiasm pervaded the mass, and December, 1837?
Uol. Zachary Taylor.
"The Whigs of the United States aro now
so well aroused, and we may add note so well
united, that it seems hardly necessary to roll
the drum any longer ; but action and concord,
though indispensably necessary for success, are
yet not half enough of what is wanted. Action
must be turned to useful account. There must
be energy, enthusiann, watchfulness, and a-
loo organization. I h Whi party
every where organized T That is the q.iilou.
' No' is the answer, we venture to say, in most
quarters; but no must be the answer no Ion.
in iiuniriu iti&ue wQicri uiey j .
be placed upon an equal footing v
ern bretheiru In thif, Iiom.m. :.
soma extent been disappoint',!,
vindictive personal article a;.pr .
Wadesb.irtnyh Argn, in , v,
nearly eihauted hi stock r f ,
to prore that the .Western pe.; .'.
iug to swindle those of the Et'.s !
ces our proposition as ovtraz'
ing injuAtice" as 44 violating fir:
justice," and many jvue t f t:
gentlernauly and refined epi.l.r:-.
is it thai we have nroprncd t'.jat I. .
Ir unjit ? W'rj, nothing i.j.,;-
that the .Western people hate v
leges as those of the Eav i' .t
:er, fur where there is no organization there is North Carolina be placed u;
tier or more decided manifestation of po
litical and patriotic feeling ; and the Cart
men of New York have reason to be proud
of the triumph achieved by their assem
blage. Joseph Keen, Esq. was appointed chair
man, assisted by twenty-one Vice Presi
dents and six Secretaries. The following
preamble and resolutions were adopted
with great unanimity and enthusiasm:
engaged the Mexican Army 7000
stronff, on the plains of Palo Alto, with
only 1700 men and defeated it?
Brig. Gen. Zachary Taylor.
Who won the glorious battle of Resaca
tie la Palma on the next day, in which the
Mexicans were routed and driven into the
Brig. Gen. Zachary Taylor.
Who laid siege to Monterey and after
three days fighting captured it with twelve
thousand Mexican prisoners?
iUaj. Gen. Zachary Taylor.
ing wun i nose oi aiinl every
the Union. Every other S?t.v. v
her Legislative representati.iu ;
whi'e population, and jet beca -vocate
this right of the people.
ced as a co-woiker with Gi d
ster, and other Northern nb
llemen are welcoma tovilUfy !
their heart's content. We !, -..
the even tenor of our way, n c:.
their attacks than we would th
We, the Cartmen of New York, in Mass i Who was the Hero of the ever memo
Meeting assemhled. regarding the pend- : raDlft battle of Buena Vista, in which
ing Presidential Election, as involving the 1 a00 Americans after performing prodi
great question of whose will shall be the
law of land ? that of the Executive, or I
that of the People, as expressed through
their Representatives in Congress assem- j
bled: Therefore 1
Resolved, That we regard the Will of ,
People, while acting within constitutional
limits, as the fundamental principle which '
forms the enduring basis of all our free
no certainty oi success, ncguiars are as im
portant in politics as in war ; and discipline is
as necessary for success at lhe ballot box as in
the field. Orations, adJresses, resolutions,
speeches, Ate. are all important : but not much
more important than the band of music, in an ,
army. The bugle inspires, the fife arouses, the
! drum wakes up ; the band then makes even i
cowards brave, but it is the silent host moving !
I shoulder to shoulder, step by step, that does i
the work. Orations, ccc, are thus all well e- '
J nough, nay, very necessary, but the true cap-
tain in a coming great day, must know his men,
and where to find them. Organization anddis
cipline ensure him success, no matter what the
host arrayed against him. He counts three,
: who adds two votes to his own.
I , " We apprehend that the business classes of
society are not yet sufficiently awake to the way
i in which this election touches their interests
; we fear they do not yet sufficiently portray the
dangers involved in the election of Cass and
j conquest. One war, unprofitable enough, we
; have had under the demagogue Polk. How
many we may have under the spirit which would
elect Cass, who can foresee or foretell ? We
think that merchants, traders, and farmers are
not widrt awake enough to tthe importance of to fil authorship f the article
nP cn,!.' opening the way of our ureal Western lakes nation, unless we are grea:iy
..,,i ? and rivers for all the outlets and inlets ot coin.
ineyuo not rernemoer always
gies of valor and routed 21,000 Mexicans
with a loss of 4,000 men ?
Maj. Gen. Zachary Taylor.
Who. after all this, was treated with
scorn and neglect by Lewis Cass and
James K. Polk ?
Major Gen. Zachary Taylor.
ho is a man
judgment and de
, meanest Cur in thej Slate. Ti
in will know how to apprecule :
No man. in our humble sphere, !
forth more, boldly for the ii!,i
than have we, on all ocean r.--,
I cause we have refused to be av
chnnc of a lew men in North C
claim the right to lord it over t!. 1
we are denounced as an enemy I
as acting with tho miserable etc
who are endeavoring to sow tl.:
cord and disunion among the Su'
this confederacy. We are a b'u
birth, education, association, feci
thing which could make us a fi'
cate of her rights. We are at n
pricious exercise of the one man power, ' Who says if elected he will not he the ,he Federa, in ;ju 'fdce ofall the
to thwart the People s will and to sub- ! 1 resident of a party, but of the whole peo- nrar.olon,a ,s ri; ir,;,iUM, , 0,i ,!
a , i f - - i'ivv-i-jv in j wi a i w civjt utf iiit
in, of any party, who really believes that the serve the paltry purposes of Party, calls
flirtliest extent all the niillOllS atld i people of Pennsylvania will undo in November
what they have done nojw, it would be useless
to attempt to disturb his hopeful dreams, which
can do nothing towards accomplishing his de
sires. The day of election is not a month off,
and that will awaken hilm to the reality that, not
only is Pennsylvania agaiinst Gen. Cass, but that
tate, arise in vour strength once
I . i I. "
jnore, and adniinister to the dishon-
fit and. corrupt crew now disgracing
the publicofliccs of the country such
fi rcuuKc as win lorcver consign mem
to the shades of private retirement.
FOti.VG OPIMON OF PRESIDENT
ttIthink,,, says President Way-
land, ut that every Christian Citizen
ii under obligation to vote in every
taso wjliirc a public' officer is to be
iboscn. i Tiio hanniness and virtue
bf the communitr, no less than the
; j -' . -
fceurity of property, depend greatly
f)n the character of the magistracy.
t 1 ata injured in person or propcr-
17 by a jvicked public ofiiccr, I have
for the severe and indignant candemna
tion of every patriot ic. heart.
Resolved, That our model of a Patriot
and the one we would choose for our chil
dren, is now, and ever will be, found in
the character and life of him who was
first, in mar. first in rtpnrc. find first in llie
ar nro a msxst r t r A . vv ....?.. ..C.L. .......1.. . C . . - ' J
. ' . "'"ol 'pu"7 ul rT' ' : hearts o his countrymen.
tills V'llKMI. nil rri i r mi
mu ! i . . . n i . , . itesoivea, mat Aacnary layior is a
ni npeuinn 1 11 I'annev conii m oii.i anit r
m urn,, awviawi A v II II 41 III t IIIUUC IIUW (X
terthe Slate had been canvassed most thorough,
ly, and made loo with a distinct reference to
the Presidential election, is final as to her vote,
and is conclusive as to tHe Presidential election.
We say this, not wijh any purpose of dis
heartening the friends ojfGen. Cass, or of mak
ing the friends of Gen. .Taylor overconfident.
We say it because we Ifelieve ihe Whigs ofthe ! of his gallant victories, and willingly and
other Stales, in every pari of lhe Union, are j heartily confide in his undoubted patriot
prepared and determined to do their duty, and ism. For him we meet for him we speak
that in that determination we have the present
assurance that with th vote of Pennsylvania
for General Taylor, and New York being giv
en up for him, he is certain, beyond any con
tingency, to receive the votes of other Stales
sufficient to elect him. I He is now certain to
receive the votes of the jfollowing States :
i i ; . i . i i . -n ... t
tass is pieugeu to iouow in ins
; They may just now, here in New Yoik, under
, a severe pressure in the money market, ponder
enough upon the mischiefs, corruptions, and
i perils of the Suhtreasuiy act, but do they think
, enough of the" dangers of excessive impoita
j 'ions 1 II" ihpy see how the manuOtcluriii" i:i
j terests are depressed? Are they awaie ofthe
Washingtonian Patriot. The man of our
choice the man of the people and. for the
j people- an honest, determined and just
j man a noble General and sound judg
; ment and prompt action wise in counsel
! ready for battle, and an earnest advo
I cate of honorable Peace.
Vermont i 6
Rhode Island I 4
. Connecticut ! 6
New York 36
New Jersey ; '7
( North Carolina 11
L Tennessee ! 13
Florida I 3
for him we will act, till we add our vic
tories to his victories, and the cheers of
happy millions shall resound to be echoed
over all the hills and in all the valleys of
our favored land.
Resolved, That we also hail with un
bounded satisfaction, the auspicious ap
pearance on the political arena of Zach
ary Taylor, a man rising from the masses
bv the force of the simple and sublime
Who will administer the Government
as Washington, Jefferson and Madison
administered it ?
Who is opposed to waging An unnci.
sary war ?
Who is too independent tpbe tied down
by party pledges ?
Who says the people in this country
shall rule, and not the President?
Who has spent forty years of his life
We are proud 1 sleeping on the cold earth and fighting for T1IE WOrk must bk rapid."
1 ... ....... T r .1
nis couniryr-wnue Lewis oass was uanc
ing attendance upon the Kingsand Queens
of Europe ? :
Who if elected will make an honest
and faithful President? I
writer of it is a subscriber of
not live a hundred miles from 1 1
as the thing would be loo palpiL!
one of the Raleigh papers, it was
Again, the writer says : "As i?
lion now stands in this respect, (!
sentation) it does ample justice to
Comment on this sentence is u:ir,
to give all the money, and all th
otate to a lew counties near Kn;' .
tice to all parties' If to gire fte !
in tne county kt tie mora as mum
consequences of bujing fro-n Europe more than , 'nate as is given to Iwenty-tn
! Eurn3 will take from us ? These are all great lncomtre, Henderson and anc
1...,:..., c iuli;a.c 1.. ...til- - ' lo all parties, then we hive n
i and in less than a month the oolicy of ihe Gov- ! V. Again he says :
ernment is to be fixed for four years, and it may
be for twenty.
" Energy, organization, and reflection be then
the watrhirord of the Whigs hmre till thr elec
tion dau is orer. The time is miort, ani
The Cass papers have no right to cry
out against their whig neighbors for abus
ing their candidate. They have the same
sin to answer for, only in a greater degree.
We did congratulate ourselves that for
Col. Jefferson D.ivis Gen. Taylor.
Col. J. Davis, Senator from .Mississippi, re
cently made a speech at Jackson, in the course
of which he alluded to Gen. Taylor in the fob
lowing complimentary terms. We quote fiotn
the Southron :
" Col. Davis, although avowing that, as a
member ofthe Democratic party, he should c;t
his vote for Cass and Butler in November, paid
one. of the most thrillinly eloquent compliments
to old Rough and Ready, which we ever listen
ed to. He said he had known that great and
This i3 more than a
toral votes. We have
ardly dare to assail. " ,m " ' '""'" ' for all time to come !
J but. sad he. that man of irn nerve, unbending J . . . ....
had illustra- hon.y anfJ devoted patriotism, always proved n conclusion, wc w,it ju. ;.
i:r- r c. 1 J 1. ' .!...,.. I t under constd-ratioii, that ui.'..
. . - ' .. 1 ... 1 ' c some better arutn?ut to u;:nt!
ice : and he had every emergency. 101. i,.tv,s s uescr.p.ioo ... ..
at Hi.ena V sla was sobr Unt nu ... ur.tiii.
majority ofall the elec
not included in tho list
one really doubtful Slate. With the exception
of New York, (which iis considered on all sides
as certain for Taylor by some estimated at
seventy thousand majority.) and Pennsylvania
and Florida, which have both just declared their
determination, all the other States voted for Mr.
elements of true greatness, unhacknied in
the crooked ways of selfish or designing once there was a candidate before the peo- good old man long and well, and had seen him
i politicians, and unpledged to ultra party nu;n Gen. Taylor, whom Party rancor -in the most trying and critical occasions in
schemes or interests, witn sagacity enougn , anJ tlelraclion wouj x
. f a cao t t- a t fim tliurvnf -tf amp incf itnl inne
1 1 1 u 1 ,, 1 t.ip'- liis pure and lotty character
; and independence enough to plant bimsell J
i firmly on the platform of the Constitution
; and the will of thejpfople ; borne upward years in his country's sery
I and onward by the deep and spontaneous won imperishable laurels for his country
on the battle field. What could be said
against such a man ? we confidently ask
ed and we did not wait long for an an
swer. As soon as General Taylor was
ascertained to be a whig, and of course
not available stock in trade for the Ad
ministration, and, moreover, when he
had begun to be talked of among the peo-
er once acknowledged once enn-;
straightway be construed into a r .
any burdens tqnin the people fi
, Now what right ofthe Kat do v v
trample upon-what burden do u
1 pose upon her! None. We -;i'.
, own tights. We only claim tho t
longer trampled upon. .
1 This writer rlaiins to be a Wl,!
': true, yt listen to the following
, then judge ofthe ardor of his '
; principles of the Whig parly. II
j "I would see the Slate un! r
LocofocoUni which North Carol...
lime to come, perfectly atiS.- !
' even iV could not! inflict half tl.
ihe accompli hinent of Mr. Atki: ;
of necessity, bring about."
There, judge ye men i.f a. I ,
depth of this man devotion t
Rather than rre'a portion of 1!.
own Slate enjy equal rights an
himself, he would )ield up the .v
.I j 11 t nt nt 4.1 f
I Uir nill 1 11 1 a I1 11 .1 ixr vi a.
affections of the people, we ardently hope
and believe that their suffrages will place
him triumphantly in the Chair of State,
and his administration may confer upon
our bejoved country glories as brilliant
and enduring as those of Palo Alto and
Buena Vista. - ' '
Resolved, That Millard Fillmore is an
other example for the American Boy he
ztns who gave him authority over me,
r who when it was in their power,
flid not prevent Ins election. A chris-; f oreia' whi h wc mayjclaim w
. . 1. i , i fidence as the other side ; with!
Clay in 1844, and are jas certain now as they has elevated himself by a faithful service
and an honest patriotism without the influ
ence of birth or the aid of wealth, alone.
the battle scene
and life-like, lhat we fancied we could see old
Zack on the baplefield the night after the en
gaement, when, in answer to the importunities
of his staff to retire to rest, the old hero replied,
he 'could not think of abandoning the ground,
and leave his dead and wounded between him
self and the enemy.' "
In alluding to lhe proceedings ofthe late
Congress, he "referred lo the history of the leg.
illation on the subject ofthe territories, to show
that the South must hereafter look to herself for
then. Thus Gen. Taylor is elected.
3 fight' to Complain of my fellow-citi- without counting Ohioj which we by no means
consider as likely to lie lost to him : without
Louisiana, which the biest informed men of all
sides, say he is certajn to receive ; without
ith as much con.
iihout Indiana or S.
lan in this country, above all Others, Carolina, or Mfe,iMiJi. or Maine, which are
'a ttUtV to perform in this matter, i air doulnrui ; and wuhut Virginia, which some
3.nd ho disobeys the commandment if
Re does not pcrforpi it." 1
of our friends, who ha
claim with all confidence.
Without 'counting for him one really doubtful
,-. : r
Let us ride a little nearer "
TajWuwas sitting on his liorse in the
wckest bf the fight, with his sword drawn,
hlle the balls were rattling around him.
?o1:C.the amiable sutler of tho 4th, and
ormerly myor of Augusta, and well
n0Wn for his COUra? nn.l' l-inrlnPM of
. v iiiuuiituij v
disposition remarked to him that it was
ftttlngjrather hot, and proposed to him
mt& a little. .
' Let $ ride2 little nearer the.
jflbchtnd.us r was the Oeneral's renlv.
A vaje Wrote on the winrlow-shntter of
t& I a Watchmaker who had become' bankrupt
Wound up, and the mainspringliroke.
state, Uen. 1 ayior is
other hand, Gen. Cassj
e canvassed the State,
elected; whilst on the
must get not only all the
doubtful States, but must even getone or more
of those which are regarded as certain for Gen,
Taylor to he elected !
In this respect, this fanvassis somewhat like
that of 1840. Then (jlen. Harrison had only
to get the vote of one doubtful State to be elect
ed ; whilst the vote of lall ot them were neces.
sary to Mr. Van liurert
the result. Gen. Ilajrison got a majority of that the whole number of persons on the coward 1 (Old Zack a coward I O, my
s success. We know
We will do our best to send him along to Grande. His army was whittled down to
Resolved, That with such men to lead
us in the coming National and State strug
gles, as Zachary Taylor and Hamilton
Fish, we feel a double assurance that;
when the smoke of the Contest shall roll
from the battle lield, on the 7th Novem-
berT the Eagles of victory will be found
' perched upon our standard.
I The meeting was addressed, by David
P.Brown of Philadelphia, Ex Governor
' Seward and James S. Thayer.
The outside meetings were, addressed
by Messrs. Horace Greely, Erastus Brooks
The Journal of Commerce estimates
the doubtful States. But now all that is neces
sary for Gen. Taylor's success is, that he should
get the votes of the.St.' tes that are not regard
ed as doubtful for him, and he is elected. We
believe that he will no only do this, but will
get more votes in the doubtful States than will
Gen. Cass. '
Pennsylvania has always voted for fhe suc
cessful candidate, and Ave congratulate her cit
izens that they have determined to doeoin No
ve mbe r. Baltimore Patriot.
ground was 12,000.
pie of all parties for the Presidency, then ,he protection of her rights fir, said he, Mheday
Kofrn tUu-ar nn th hprn ot the Rio has nassed when we can any longer rely upon
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our northern allies to aid us against ine euons
of fanaticism. He said he was one of those who
had heretofore believed that the norihern De.
mocracy were the natural allies of the South,
but the vote on the Oregon bill had dispelled
the illusion.' ''
In connection with this subject. Col. Davis
contended lhat, without the interference of Con
gress, the South could never participate in the
settlement and colonization of New Mexico and
California; and scouted the idea that the inhab
itanls of these regions should be permitted to
decide the question, whether domestic slavery
should or should not le tolerated within their
borders. He seemed to look upon ihe proposi
lion as monstrous absurdity, and in ihis repect,
differed as widely from Cass' views as John C.
We commend the foregoing extracts to lhe
attention ofthe Democracy of Georgia as en
lirelv worthy of their consideration and reflec
tion. Col. Davis is a most thorough and deciJ
ed Democrat, one whoe opinions are looked to
with great interest in Mississippi and the South
west. He is therefore sound upon the question
nd will not,
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we presume, be
less than five thousand men to fight its
way against President Polk's favorite San
ta Anna with 20,000 ; and after he had
gloriously succeeded in whipping that
chieftain, and winning one of the most
brilliant victories in the word's records,
Mr. Polk thought him incompetent to com
mand an army, and so recommended Mr.
Senator Benton to Congress to be commis
sioned as Lieut. General over him !
Thenceforward the batteries of the Ad
ministration presses were opened on the
brave old hero, and their abuse flowed
upon him in a continued stream. They
tried hard to prove him an ignoramous,
liar, a swindler, an imbecile and even a
a a a
l tan nersonal aouse an i : r.
would do well to let the mj-c t
arguments only tend to com in
people more strongly than ever
their demand. We do nl 1
Eastern jH-ople lo any ct t.-'.
trill oppf.e. the amendment j
i.ppo-iiiori will Im from thoe
fore, and hope hereafter to renp
present system, by taking to ih
port in t offices f the State. Ti.
to which we wish to al'.ui? aj
may not be overlooked by i?
BASIS OF LEGISLATIVE
TATION. IN NEARLY EV
IN THE UNION. NORTH
IS WHITE POPULATION. .
ire hire proposed to alter th"
Xorlh Carolina in this ret; . -'
hrr ptr jtnjmlation on an rqr:l
titer SOU TH ERN o I A I L
at an AbJ'Uionitl ! Let the '
As Mr. Cameron, ofthe Ar;
ed the aiticle assailing and r .i
will he be kind enoujh to
shall see. .
stars !) until finally the people of all par
ties cried out M shame ! and tne malign
ers were fain to haul in their horns, seeing
the more the old General was abused, the
more friends came out to back him. And
4 Singular Genius. A man in New
ark, New Jersey, named Palmer, has pub
lished an essay against the use of money.
H sttvit 5t i n nym nnlvnf evil." for
twrVvearshfi has declined tn receive or Taylor presses with their abuse of Gen.
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use it! and he is-now convinced that it is u ass, by way oi eniisung popular cnargc " -
e which thy in his beliaii. vuiie ingenious anu on me qu-....
.1 II.. .,mr rAnnrl ann tiiril thu fo 1 Stva.t. 4 iim richtS. '
now tiiev coon iuiii i.,u ... ... ni oouuirru jhhh"1" .
I II ...
Lie desinns against tor oouio
the,duty of all to adopt a course
wilt supersede the use of it.
" jm m m WW t
consistent ISorjolk tleraia.
Avgvsta (Ga.) Chronicle if Sentinel.
E ttraordinan Speed. Rf
land, on the Great WVitc-rrs
miles were passed over by ar.
in 78 minut ?t29 second-, i
p.ise of 5 minuts 33 scco:. '
Fifty-three miles of th .:
performed in 40 minutes 1"
speed in some cases wnsk-;
and 77 miles an hour. Tl i;
was attained, it will l c
broad guaS'' lrfk V !! 1
with engines bavins dnvm
feet in diameter. How h
i fore Yankee ingenuity w .