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, the whig platform: - r 1
I Th? following resolutions were uninimoMv j
pi,sed at ihe Great '.Whig Itatificat'.on jlcvjlug, j
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held nVM j
K.:JeiI??init thel Whigs ot the Umtd fctaes :
bete HssemUed by their "fl-ff; !'!;
r I' 1 iie-num ifla tsuus oi utn. yi-iJAu i i f i -
i..v a r ri'5t:eir, ii j iiiiiiin ii.ii.wfiVM
t V ice Pr?s;dei!t cf Ihe United St.it.-s,und pledge
u"jvinr!ivt-siu their sapper V
2.-' UJlPd, TUsb 'm the choice of Gc-nnl
TAVLOllj'c t!i3 Whigtcandid::te for PrSsideai:,
v.r ::ri glad to discover Sympathy with u gneat pop
ular kmiimeni ihroUL'hout th" n.itioa axvnti.ucn!,
whc'vhiving its' origin i u i.dmi ration of great mi - j
ir try s'ncffe.ss, has teea htrhgCn'ped J y the devti
tntive opin.-r.s nJ ol True ninny to inc trreat ex-
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h rn'.lH?! ni' frj-.nt r dav: and to the nrincinWs of the
Const tnti??i as adiirimrr-r, d by it- t1)uniers. j
. 3. (lci!l .-Th .t .(ienrraf Taylor, in rayjrtg
rtsat had pr voted in 1844, ho would have voted! the
- WhitrTicfe;!. 1vet th? assurance, anJ no;bet-
ir.r ineded frc'ni a cci.iIleiit and truth-speail
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-tiiani t'l.t his yart w:ts. iv.th'n? at the cns; of.ort,eH to. Ppiiref no American of the confidence
M.ur flbl.ttcal de.-tiny, when UhR ILA wsis j he a)ways inspir his oflkc-rs and men wherever
.nr cairiid-t . find when not only W lug prmcipk-H R -rtioVtrc, and on occasions the most perilous and j
Vro we.l t!etmed ana dearly userieu oai iuiK
me.4sure.-5 dt'p-nded on success;- 'J he heart phut-1
v. j! with u,'i;i, is witu ii hot,, ana wo iiajt a
r-MiKT's wurJf hoiior, nnd a life of puuuc and Pn-
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4. Rifled, ,Taat wo look tot.cn, lay.orsatj-; Such Wfcre my. feti;ng9. J ConW not have re-lainistrttion-qf
.the poverntr.ent as one conduc.ve., sieJ them if I would I would .not if I could.
.'f PEACE,': V&OSi'jSRITY hl UNION. Of j Ar)j f do believe -in v leeling on the occasion were
PEACE, lHaffw nro one teller knows or has great . j., wl-liton W!lh those of almost, if not quite, all
. r ra.'n tol:p!or j '.vhnt hci has seen sadly np.rthe i those who were present.
1VIJ of victory, the horrors of war. Of PROS-.; (:CJ. Davis'' allusion to 'young Crittenden's deeds
PKR1TY -nowMRcre th-.n tvrr needed to re.ve i was vcry Jiapry. Hrnen taken blind-folded into
tho intin !ro.-n a. bnrt.Jrn.of debta'nd to. restore ; tl:e presencc 0f Santa Anna, surrounded by his
INDUSTRY -aericiiit'ural, inanufactunn-gsind J )reat arrnv of -20.000 men. Ifore the battle at
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Kr3.i:n. w.'io tjrih:r.j.rios.. joa-tural ana arti!icui,pm- .
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nrace trie wnoie union, rcivaers tn? proiecnon; 01 j
tliejnterrsts of the whole country his first, trjust, j
ii-ne whose varied .dirties in past hie have been rcn-.lr-r'pd,
not on the s:n or. under tlie flag' of any.
r!tate or sectiun, but over tlie wide frontier and jun
ler tlin broad banner of tlij nntion. " i
Itll ccdTht sta nding as the Whiff party does,
on the broad and firm platform of the Constitution,
br.iced up by all its inviolable and sacred guaran
tees and compromises, and cherished in the afiec-
tinns because, protective-of the interests of the peo-4
pie, we are prouu rairwe as ijie man 01 ouropinions,
one who is pledired to construe it by the wise and
generous rules which Washington applied to it, and
r who has said-and no VVhig desires any other
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j Jitiranco that ho will make Washington's Admin-
istrationJthe. model of his own
G. ll:rol wd, Tiiat as Whigs and as America;n?,
' Ave are prouU to acknowledge our gratitude for the
I- great inilitary service which beginning at Palo Alto,.
" und ending at Btiena Vista, first awakened the; A
r inerica n people to a just estimate of him who is nftw
our Whig candidate. - In the discharge of a pain
ltd duty for his m ireKjiiito -the enemy's .country
was arjluctinl one in the command of regulars
at one time, aTid . of volunteers 8at dnother, and of
KVti-eo.baiyl ; in the- decisive though punctual
- diiseipTrne of his camp where all respected
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a..J Uu- I
; oved him, in the negotiation of trms for
n A., i
r a lie- !
' jected an J despcrate ciw:ny in the exigency of ac
'.:''ual 'conflict, whentlie balance was perilously
loubtful, ve have founll him tlie same ; brave, ilis-''-".
tiiiguished and considerate : no heartless spectator
! of bloodshed no trifli-r with human lifeorliuman
i happiness ; anJ we do not know which to aduiirc
1 most, his heroism in withstanding the assaults of
S ' Tne eneinjv'in the almost hopeless field of Beuca
i Vtsta mo'iirnirtir' in generous sorrow over Ithe
raOes of Jlinggold, of CJay or of Hardin- or! in!
lrvlng-ia the heat of batile, terms of mercifar ca-
pitulation to a. vanquished foe at Monterey, and hot j
ij?injr ashamed to avow that he did it to spare wo-
men and children, helpless infancy, and more help
. I jss age, against .whom no American soldier ever
wars. - Such a military man, whose triumphs are
no'ither remote or doubtful, whoso virtues these tri
vi I have tested, we -are proud to make our can
didate. 7. Rtstjhrd, Th-t in support of sitcli a nomina
tion we, ask iriiir Whig friends throughout the
-nation tD unite "und co-operate zealously arid reso
lutely vith eii-rnestness on behalf of our'candid
iite, whpm calthnny arid detraction cannot reach,
and with respectful 'demeanor towards our adver
saries, whose candidates have yet to prove their
claim on the gratitude of the nation, f
THE VOTE OF CENSURE. AND CASSJ -
We referred the other day to the vote of een
. euro passed by the Lpsolbco House of Represen
t itivcs in -18 17, and the vote of G.e:i. Cass against
striking entiiiexjflensive clause wlii-n it. reached
i'he Sen 4' We' hid intended to refer to the ro
, efml.an I give the yras anil nays,, but the Whig
.fnVnis'.ies the'in lo oi.r ha-r'.d.
,'v-i Th? hi.-tv.ry of the alFiir.is this : Sir. Cooka of
nPc-nnessee olired a "resolution of th inks to Gen.
Baylor, tis-offers and mn, f.r-tlieir gallant enn- '
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u.'t in M 'Mco : but Lorof'co instinct, finding out i
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t aat 1lio old Hero was a voiir, and was gaining
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rewtTiv ;xntae affections of the people, itwas.de--,
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irinii .,1 nmiv tli run win iiterness .anil thnro. '
Ik construed into an
s:;irobaiion of tlie-terms 1 of I
oaiiitulation of Monterey. "'
In tho Senaf-', a more I'iIkt.iI spirit prevailed, yif j
tTpry vere 'jifw-en cold-hearted mcmbiTs v jio liad '
no sou! to award to merit its just due, and they'
voted'tor'etaritk' censure. When the resolution
of thank-came up for cwisuleratba; in that Jody,
-v .ilh iti -r.c Ji -ip:aJ.ige,Mr. Speight, cf Mi-
UsipiV.rm wJ to strike it out, and the vote aetng
oo5" ss fo5 t
is-s--W'"sr. AVh-.i'. Badger, .Benton, 4K-rri-.
r- ' T5-nl:r.,Calhv'.;m 'Ci..lmors. Cl'-v. John M
', Clayton,. Thomas Cl tyion. Cerwin, CfitVnilen, D.'i
vis," tlaytoti. Evabs,":Fair!iv.'ld, (irtne, Houston,
Huntmgdon, Jamagin, JoLufosi d Md.. Johlion of
'-' Ja., Munu.n Miller. Mi-reh.ad, Pearce,' Riisk,
Simmonn, Sonle. j- igld, Up'.iarn, Webster, sin!
Wcxyl bridge 33. . i
; Navs---aIV'ssra. .Allen. Asld.n-i Atchison, Athcr-.
toil. Bagby. preese,- Bright.-CASS' ' Dix.Haniic-o.-:n,MH,
Sievirr, Sturgeon, Turnev, and Yule:
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- TfWTFTEEN should be held up to everlast
ing . 'iWwtaitennctv as unjust and ungrateful men.
incaritfble of nehhs oc generous emotions. Even
y. i in -Houston MxA Too himc'.i soul for such a mis
Cble rttept at 'drtraction. Rich. Rep. -
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r.EN. CASS IN "SOUTH CAROLINA.
A Democratic writer in the Charleston Evenm"
News sec.kiig of Cass, s lys :
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1V enrnx support Cass because'
t4.t I- f.m .,..rr.l on Ihrt At.ve
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pition generally, and Ihe territorial branch of it
j articularly. , ; . . ' :
2, His toriMgn piMU-y is t ot conservative and pru-
d -nt but aggressive, ra-h, and pro; a,a : ,z n
J 3 I, Ho is vascill tt.ng anJ nnsoutrl, .and a mere
li-Ideriu the market on tlw tariff, currency, hjtt r-
li tl impprovements, oic. : I - , .
RnM'JSEP-- Mr. Crittoudin resigned his seat
in the Senate on WVdm-sday, jand btatted Tr'ir:i-
eoinnierrial,-To in nccnstoineu nnn peaceiui juni,- . n. ista had commenced, and directed to go
tions and influences. v. Of: UNION tecai- 1 we 1 back to Gen. Taylor and tell him to surrender, or
hive a candidate win; very position -as' abquth J h;3 army would be cut into pieces, young Critten
wester.i man, reared 0.1 the buihs of -that great ..ien arew i.;msPf im to i,,s best oroDortious. and
by-destroy thejv-ilue of the veteW thanks Accord- v-'1 , 'V, ' "V- w it- J I the whole of that unhapnv country; Indians, free:
' t v .mi;.V ; ... . .... r.oiU Carolina shall vote nine, times in Baltimore, and : . . , ' ; r , ;
j iy.wi ' F'ck .no, Hun..-, H an otlens-e , sevpntv.t ia(Jn frora Xew York shall not vote at j negroes, and all, with Cuba, Jamaica.and all crea-
rm?njni?n which wasrtmaU put ri .mp a j a1 Whatever scourge there may be . tion into the bargain-rhe surest means of dis- :
lr. Jacob Tnonrson of Mississippi, and adopted! x. l. j , . , , .
t' " f ll vv n r worths- ? ' j- tor Northern white man in the constitution, there membcring these States and producing disunion ? ;
""PrevWeLThat nothing herein cent tine!, shall is n5,sueh fa' 'Vm'f,-'at7 COurSe as th ! tTr ; Aye, the surest anJ almost inevitable, means, not
Cor3ponJ?nee of the Baltimore Patriot, .
Wamhjscton. June 14, 18IS.
' Th more 1 think of -the upper h of Col. Jeffer-on'
Davis, at the Crittenden Dinner, uion lhecharacter. . '-,
IuiliUry -uj civil; of (.-Whary Taylor ii
t;i3 mq- , jgh it M bn fcrteJ. worJ ror Jordf !
anJ si.riibroad'CaverthwholeUui'in. ' " .
'i'li p"nerh was a trmlifiif niottir,
if a great j
and goo i man, by a political oponnt i;y.biie who !
h ul known him .tor many yoar,and had learned to :
I no aiwl veil r.ite him lor his great at.d god qaal- 1
i:ica of head and 'heart.
As the ofatorttecribt-d ih? old h?ro fold of his !
finnncs decision and epiendici triarnph at Ft rt i
Harrison, during the Jjst war with. dreat Britain-
of hifi Coteries f Florida, daring the war tRere
of h s victoria o:i the Kio Grande, and the feeliiur
of ConorreJS and the oeonle at the time on th sab-
ject of his victories at Monterey and Baena Viar j
ta of hi liumanity after the battle on each occa
sinn of his care for the wounded of the enemy,
depriving himself of all real and going about a-t
tnong the wcunded Mexicans and peeing h:s own
inrnirovTlimvutfr down their rarched throats
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uowii the tiiroais ot tint enemy wno had recei,ed
trying r,nl of his nccer-f tiling success in every
7 , he uru:irilHj: Ko one who listened to the el- I
wieut ilissiMippian cauld h-Ip saying.to himself,
t jj verily Tavior is indeed a second IVash-
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proportions,
ssxx a jjmi vo;ce sujti
Surrender, sir? General
Taylor mm
aow lrue th
r surrenders !' Santa Anna soon found
the enunciation was. s
MILLARD FILLMORE.
, Our opponnts, conscious that they can say
.nothing to shake, the confidence of the American
people in-Old Rough and Ready, have opened
their batteries on the Whig candidate for the Vice
Presidency. .
He is, s;iy they, an Abolitionist, a Wilmot Pro
vUionist, and withal a hdrrible Whig. Now, we
deny that he is either an Abolitionist or in favor
' (i r-.i tir:ii. 1, . 1 , ' 1 r
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their tactics full well enoitgh' to guard against
them. If bold denunciation, unaccompanied with
one particle of proof, can accomplish their object,
we might as well save ourselves the trouble of a
contest, for they would be sure to succeed. But
when you bring them down to the test of evidence,
it is finite a different thing. As a specimen of ;
their mode of warfare we point to an article in the j
last Richmond Enquirer, in which-an attempt is I
made to fasten on Mr. Fillmore the change of Abo-!
litionhm, because he wished a memorial on the j
suujeci ci sia toy in me x mhci o. o.u.im.a
be printed. Now. when it is remembered how 1
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inucu uuierirje 01 oihuioii e.iMs. even ill uiie ouuiu,
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as to the policy or hearing or rtiusing to near pe- i
titions on the subject of slavery, we think we may
point to the fact of the Enquirer's seizing on these
remarks of Mr. Fillmore as strong proof that the
Editors are 'particularly hard run. Alf'that they
can truly say about Mr. Fillmore is, that he is one
of the sUunchest Whigs in the Union one of the
most popnfar men in the North, and ono of the
ablest men in the country.
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W& learn from the " Union" that, " so violent
are the Barnburner presses in the city of New
York, thev scarcelv treat Messrs. Benton Ah-
len. and the other distinguished citizens now on a
visit to the Empire city, with decent respect.
The New Y'ork Evening Post asks Col. Bentox
whether he has come to Piew York 'to propose.
over the grave of Silas TVright, a disgraceful co j
operation with his assassins ? 1 he incw 1 ork
Globe insinuates that the friends and companions
pf (Jen. Cass have gone to New York to establish
the dominion of the slaveholders over free te;ri
tory." . The Editor of the official paper, who is at the
same time '-the head and front" of his party, is
really entiilod to sympathy in the very unpleas
ant predicament in which he is placed just now,
by the headstrong will of these same 'Barnburn
ers.'' -J '
The New York Express savs that Mr. Johv
i VANvBrui-.v, in the, course of his remarks at the
I" recent B irnbiirner meeting, gave a nickname to
'(Yen. CoinmawlT, the nine-voiced ventriloquist
from 'South Carolina, which will be likely to stick
to him r .
T,,J pnncp.e au.
Mr. . B.-) which gives one white man in South
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l.arohna-owning fa v.? slaves, the power of four .
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votes ; whereas a white man in New ork can .
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THE NORTH' CAROLINA TIMES.
This valuable Whig paper is to be removed
froiT1 Iuisburg toRaleijjh ; where it will be issu-I
j'PjaSa Campaign Paper until .'th-? Presidential ;
; Election after which it will look out for its pat- j
; rotiage oven as c4!ers. Its - Editor wields a point-.
i a,j iUorvort ihat supjort which we know !
'ucce,s to his entcTprize.
.Y. V. Are us.-
CAM?.tnN P.vrER. The Editor of the N. C.
Times, hen-tofore published nt Ix)uis-biirg. (C. C.
Rabotrau. Ecq.) b;is determine! to remove his
establishment to Raieigh. and there p'lhlish a
Whig Campaign Paper, under the same title.- Mr.
R. has talents, tact, an 1 industry, in the manage
ment of a paper, and we wish him suet-ess.
Far. Obs.
It is understood (says the Baltimore Patriot)
mat v,en. i i.iuw lias exprusseu inucu oisapHini-
meut at the Democratic nomination for the u Presi- '
dency.. He Isvsed his hopes' on receiving that higli '
honor-on the friendship of Mr. Polk, and his own ;
signal military achievinents ! But his Democratic ,
friends proved ungrateful and would not even rr-
' commend him to the party for the second office in
, the gift of the people. Alas, the "leonidas lettpr
- was m uiiifactured ,ia little purpose, and the i:n-
iu.-. ,1. t:, an u, u......L; ii-v-.-vn, uil-
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; scientific officer have not boon appreciated by the
AVe fear that hereafter the brave General
, known 1v ,ho nol in4ppr0jriate soubriquet
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Xo sooner waslhe news known at Detroit (Mich.)
j i.wwia tvoi'jiaim rteaay ani .iiniani rnimore
I rc;j n.ininateil. than the wloud-mouthed cannon"
vero hronght o.it, and two-hundred guns fire.! for
t'w nomMiees, a
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NORTH CAROLIX TIMES.
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SATIRDAV. JOE 24, 1818.
We seek a pure, honest, and independent Cover ri
yrunt ; an Administration which will carefnlln abstain
frotn exerrininff poxrer confided it the Cotittion
t0 Vosreg and vhich will me the Veto oily in
the extreme rasei contemplated by the founders of the
Kepiiliiic ; iruch trill act fer the Country, and not
for Party ; and place its Joot at once and immutably
upon the odious system of distributing the Offices
of the G ir eminent among part iz an advocate, as a
succeasijal Chieftain divides the "-Spoils oj liattle
among his victorioks retainers.
FOR PRESIDENT,
GEX'L. ZACHARY TAYLOR, :
OF LOUISIANA.
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
MILLARD FILLMORE,
OF NEW YORK. -
FOR GOVERNOR,
CHARLES MANLY, of Raleigh.
O TO THE PUBLIC. XB
The present Xo. of the Noeth Caeolixa Time's is j
distributed very freely, to all to whom we have op
portunity to send it. We hope the Public will ex1
amine it candidly, and if they think we can be of
good service to the Whig cause, (which is the
cause of tho country,) as we pledge ourselves to
endeavor to be, with energetic industry, we hope
for the encouragement and patronage of the Whigs
of North Carolina. OurTerms will bo found in
our Prospectus, published in this day's paper. To
all who may subscribe hereafter, we will send the
back Nos. as long as any remain on hand.
in- TO OUR EXCHANGES.
We request all with whom we exchange, to no
tice the change of location, and send our papers
to RALEIGH. Some of our exchanges have done
so with promptitude, for which they will please
accept our thanks but as yet, we miss many of l
our valued friends and visitors. Will they please i
alter our address on. their Direction books?
A part of this issue is printed upon paper in-
fjr;or to that we contemplate using. Our paper
-had not arrived in time, and rather than delay the
No. we print on such as we could get. Our sub
scribers shall have no cause of complaint in this
respect.
: CANDIDATES IN FRANKLIN.
In this County n the Senate, John E. Thomas
(Whig) opposes the Democratic Candidate, James
Collins, and will run him to the throat-latch. In
tlie Commons, a fefeular scramble, a " war of tlie
Kilkenny Cats" will come OtTin August, letween
William K. Martin, David' W. Spivey, Jos. Jno.
Jones and Wm. M. B. Arendell -all Locofocos.
This will be a very pretty fight but, we think the
two last, who. are opposing, or independent candid
ates, may run in over the devil-may-care Loco
focos, who were first inthe field, as tlie corner-of-
the-ferice nominees. We. will watch them by and j
bye; The Franklin stump will be very amusing !
this Summer. Old Zack will have a finger in the
pie, and make the Locofocosrtf.
THE MEETING ON TUESDAY.
Tlie large and enthusiastic meeting of Wliiors
on Tuesday night, in this City, (of which the
official account will be found in 'our columns to
day.) like those of which we have seen the pro
ceedings all over the Union, must put to flight the
silly cant of our Democratic opponents about di
vision in the Whig ranksj and disaffection with the
nomination ofGeneralTATLOR. The Whigs every
wlicrp rififi' it n s Tlicv -nn!fl tlint of nnvr ctiki n nr
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true man nonu
nunateu dv uieir own ueienrates to their
own Convention. For whom shall the VYliigs vc te, :
but for the Whig Candidate ? Who supposes, for j
one moment, that any Whig, any where, will vote j
for Lewis Cass the ultra progressive Democrat, j
the Mexican Itocofoco, who goes for "swaltowing
only of plunging us into continual foreign, but also
civil, war the bloodiest curse tor which poor hu
manity, in any country, was ever subjected. We
say no one supposes any such thing although, for
the sake of effect, and to slur up Uieir own divk- '
ions, some such impression is sought to be pro- !
ducod by the Democratic press on how' poor a '
foundation, so far as this City is concerned, the
meeting we allude to clearly shows. i
! The Speech of Ex-Govcrnor Mokeiicad, who '
' was frcsli from the -scenes in the Convention, of I
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, whicii he gave soir.e account, was full of high de-
. '.ennination, and cheering emtousiasm. lie, Uie
! warm personal and political friend of Henry Clay,
1. t J s-wl lVi.v nr nlrio f rr C rr- "fiTt f r 1 n st
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I wnen ine cnoicc oi iuo mja ui wit- imuvh ia
i settled, enters upon the battle-field as such a tried
Whig soldier alwavs does, with his armor bright
anj gliKering, his stalwartar.n vigorous and power-
ful, as ready to contend with the opponents of ou r !
noble cause, and overcame them, as he ever has
been. Did" his heart quail, when he stood up be
fore his fellow citiz -ns. to vin Jicate and support i
the People's nomination ? any " disaffection and !
disgust" Uiere ? Whv madness would not sav it
folly will Rot even pretend it. " The Union of
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, UJC illgS IOr l:ie SlhU Oi UlC U UIUU UMl oiv;
, t.. aK,ii in iir thi ramoiim audit
o e s.iall all Ixar m o this campugn anj ,t
; ,s perfectly idle nnd nci.c:ous to suppose tiiat any
indiidual preferences, before tho nomination, will
.hake Uie fealtv of the YHiig pay to those gr.-at
.ua, u- , v., r . , r ' ' t -
' conserat-ve principles Of .reecom, kr w.iic.1 we
-r have eo long conreneea.
The Hoi. Kexxeth R .vxra was next c:,
on. anvid-t great sif-olau-o from
!i4 Thi-gri-vt y.,:a r -j
;;11 pars of !ii.-
' noTtetf the attest, strongest speeches itins fver i
tbfen out fortune to hear ip a political meeting.
t We knew ihtsgcotlemaaV great nn well Reserved
t in Conwreiw but the strength and 'so'ddUv. and
fame as a powerfnl debater in otir lewisdature and a ionfT tiuie past, to place the Whig iu a faUe i they call U wfuieti the party
! in Congfeiw but the strength and solidity, and ' position with' reflect to -this Mexican war, and j Baltimore tut tliey are very
, aiilily pf his reasoning and argumentative powers, ' no 0f slander and detraction ii so bas: but ; remarks about the MCTif.ce the
tell happily and strikingly before a jxpuUr assem- iuls been employed on this su! ject, in th tnt ! of that body made of Southern right upon the 1
t bly, Challenging the applause and admiration cf ' shameless and insultin" manner. The facts of itar of ";ry." Looking, a we do, upon all the
j all. ' 'We, ourselves, had never heard him lx:fore.s
but we confidently venture to tell cur political op- ,
ponentii, in the lower District, to beware of Kenneth
Kayner. He will wield a ponderous baltl axe in Spjrit, the noble daring, the patriotism of tlie Whigs : matter how gross, rather than compromise thejm
this campaign ; arnl when such men, overruled but j antj thc Whig party. Tis true, they objected, as ! terests of the party for the sake of tho interests rf
not overcome, not disaffected, not disgusted, as the - they had a right to do, and they still disapprove of f' their .country. When the "platform" was brought
Standard j pretends, witli cht-erful alacrity, and-; the mode in which the war was brought on, the j forward, Mr. Yancy, of Ala. introduced the follow -wonted
zeal, pledge their good se rvices to the good j violations of the Constitution in its incipience , and j ing resolution :
cause,what but hope and cheering annexation . its continuation. They would have arrested tlie ; " Rssotreh That the doctrine of non-interference
must fill the breat-ts of the Whig party, abd spur j Executive had it been in their power, and averted i with the rights of property of any portion of th"
them on to zealous and untiring exeition: dl.r th? the war They now condemn him for his course, j people' c.f this Confederation, he it in the State or
sucd-s or the Whigs in the coming elections ?- and menn to put the seal of their reprobation upon j nJf TL l7 'm" 1! 't'
0 , 1 . r ,. , - - .1 . ' 1 terested in thm, is the true republican doctrine rv
Such were the fcenngs of every Wnig in tnat as- him and his measures at the ballot-boxes next No- coguised by tins body "
sembly, we dare be sworn, as our distguished.f
speakers rheld up to their view, tne dauntless But, throughout all those trouble,, so recklessly trn blican doctrine .nd whenever. and where
achievements and .pot.css character of the brave , and unnecessarily brought on, the Whigs have sn, - WP 8houU M to it.
old Hero, who is our champion and standard p nted their country. They voted monev thev n-... f r j . e v o j
, i mi . 1 . - r r . . . ... . ' i H'd the lxcorocodelecates from North Can l.na.aixf
bearer The stars and stripes of our Country were voted men thev piovidedllic supplies they enter- , c . , ., . f . .. ..,-
1, ,. 1 l j , , , ... , troin the South, genera ll , vote for it ? ell, thev
never placed m more glorious hands, and who that . cd the a ruiy they loug hi the batiks they led cur . . b. J , ' '
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sees that gorgeous banner, bcrr.e by so invincible :
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and triumphant a leader, but will gather under its
i-.u. - '.t'-i....!. ......i m.i! .
10ms m me oaiue lor v,ouhiuutiunai uutftj i nrm.
Whigsj. for the combat! " A little more; grape, j
Captain Bragg!" cries our peerless commander, j
'We've got the enemy just where we want him, !
j boys sow give HLM ZACK !"
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THair1 Dl'HDI T7"C C A VriT n A TP : ' I
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Our readers all know, before they receive this
sheet that the labors of the Whig Conven.ion have i
closed,; and that
GENERAL ZACHARY TAYLOR,
! OF "LOUISIANA,
heads the People's Ticket for President. Our rea
ders all know, too, that w3 have our choice. We
love as well as admire this old Hero. Hi life has
been spent in tlie service of diis country a life of
self-denial; and of patriotic exertions ; and we have
seen him, forgetful of self, with true modesty, and
ingenuous, simple fidelity to his comrades, disclaim
for himself the glorious honors of a most brilliant
campaign, that he might - heap them upojn those
who acted under his orders, arid moved by his di
rection. In every light in which we can jcontem-
plate hU character, whether in the blaz? pf glory
and the career of victory, or sulleiing under the
frowns of Executive displeasure, jealous of his fame
and the hold he was taking, upon the hearts of his
countrymen, we see the same inherent dignity and
solidity, the same massy greatness, the same noble
and lofty bearing-neither elevatod by the glory he
has won, nor depressed by the inaction to which
he was condemned. He stands before the country
still, tihe same simple, true-hearted hero and patriot
appealing from the Administration .to the people,
with a trusting confidence that he will receive jus
tice at their hands.
It is 'true, that we were pledged to support the
Whigj National Convention. The members of that
body jwere wiser ihan we they came fresh from
the people, they kn'w their feelings and their wish
es, and it was right the y should respect them. We
had committed the choice of our candidate into
their liands. Had' Henry Clay or General Scott,
or any other distinguished Whig received the nom
lnation, we should have puccriuny surrenaerea our
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individual preference on the altur of tup country,sat
isfied that the Convention, upon a survey of the
whole ground, had acted wisely, and for the best.
ye
are much mistaken if this is not the proper
course for every true Whig to pursue. We cannot
hope for success without unanimity : every where
the Whig party are rallying upon the nomine?;
and we have no fear but that, in North-Carolina,
we shall present an undivided front, standing upon
the broad platform of the Constitution, supported by 1
all its guaranties and compromises, grieved by on
croachtnents upon, and violations, of it,, by Ithe men '
in power, and solicitous to restore its inviolability
and purity of administration in our National Gov
ernment ; while at home, we have our own con
stitution to maintain and defend, atrackocj as it is
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can vre uavg tor un.on ior me exertion oi au our
strength ,? The misgovernmpiit of twenty years
has inflicted sufferings enough ujon the:Nation.
filling up the measure with an unnecessary, expen
sive aind bloody war anJ it is time for patriotic
arcd reflecting mu to rcselvc on the rescue' of their
Country,' and the preservation of their liberty and
Consiiit'.ition, before our necks are bowed beneath a
tyranfs foot, and our free limbs manacled with a
tyrant's chain. Such has been the tendency of thoU
course of this administration usurping power atter
power, until the two Houses Congr ess, have ,beco'm
r ' - .
the mere recorders of the Presidential will "and o.ir
rights are stealing away from us to swellj Exec.H :
tivG P?wcr and Pitr6na. ert into obse.
quious courtiers those upon whom patronage is ly
stowod. We are freemen yet and the remedy is
in oar o.v i h m Is. L't in u tile to turn out of
power those who would 1'egrade and uin our
country, and pit honest men anl patriots; into the
peoples o;Tice, who will -acrr.inislir the government
according to the conservative principles of freedom,
: and tie consiitut-on and laws of the lanl, for the
j preservation of the peace, und the perpetu'Jy of the
Union, of the St ites. so justly dear, as lx.th ought
to be, to evjrv good American citizen
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qp
' "Remember ! that if you commit ydurself to
Tavior, you commit. yourself to Millard Fiil-
( more; icJio is an aM-.ionif't." Standard, pis'.
Remember! that we pronounce this charge net
only juntrue, but unsustained by a shadow of testi
mony. If truf, the Standard can easily; show iL
We jiliailenge him to the jrurf, and shalllhold him
up tq it. lie himself has made the issue.
"Tlie course of Whig leaders iu thi coun
try J!,;i prolong the war, and prominent Mexican
themselves did count uon the aid '. assists nee. aJ
sympathy of these leaders." Lat i&4ntpnt.
ri
le course of Mr. Polk and his Cabinft did pro
long the war, by giving the Mexicans Uiir Gener--"a!
."fi l prominent Mexicans net only coujued vj-on,
but GOT thf aid, .sn!a;o aut stpnjxtlhfy of lho.4e
worthies. Wul the St.tndarJ puhl;shth4t PASS ! .
No
W:i2 hj;:l
1
7';i V. w isll.oc .f -o
j i . o-nlori
THE AVHIGS AND TIUZ NV-R. I
Tbc Deinuratic presse and inanv niembcrsol
(j,c Detiwcratic pari?, have labored very hard, for !
nrwitinn hh rwt tn thi I--xiran war. and j
tbe case which we fearies.lv appeal to, show '
q'ajte lne reverse of all this, and esUllish In the
minds of disinterested and candid men. the puLILc
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troops on to glorious victory, and won for them-!
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geUes wreaths of unfading, undying glorv, and '
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c ivereu tne American arms au over with a halo 01
triumph. Aye, let the world hear it, and wonder
and admire,aud place their names on fame's proud
pyramid so high, that the breath of calumny may
exhale in mid air, and never reach to taint their
noble and lofty characters and let History r; -
CAr.l fnr-ill fiilnra .irng Ia tivnai irknn tko r.r.
tr r, r v L i, . . .
ettorts of lcofoco malignity shall havo been bu-I
ried in oblivion, forgotten, with the evanescent and
obscure politicians who conduct the party fress, as
well as their patrons, Polk, Marcv, Pillow, and the
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rest, that V infield Scott, and Zacharv Tat-
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lor stand alone, proudly pre-eminent, as the he.-
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roes of this war, unapproached, and unapproacha-
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h o Kit o nw i Mam swrsri niiri trac 111 rhA innv mA
as we acknowledge the subordinate merit of some
of them to have been.
Let History state, too, how they were ill-treated, i
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and how the administration sought to thwart, and
disgrace, and ruin them, because tlie Penile hud
f mdly and affectionately embalmed their proud
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highest office in their gift, the most eminent sta-
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tion in the world. They were Wlrrs and thev
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loved their country, as all Whigs do suid perilled
their lives, and exerted their transcendant abilities !
in her service and achieved victory after victory,
proudly and boldly, always and surely, bearing the
briefht and beautiful flat? of our honored r.ountrv i
; continually to fresh triumphs and accumulating j
( giory, as no other hands but their's could bear it. '
They are WHIGS ! They are WHIGS !
CASTING THE FIRST STONE.
The last Standard raises the cry of " Military
Chieftain" a (Tiii n?t Gpnprl Tavior If wa mwtt ha 1
not, the Editor was a member of the Baltimore Con-
vention which nominated two "Military Chieftains"
upon the Democratic Ticket, General Cass and
General Butler, the military services of both of
whom. We expect to hea Kim extol to the kiea
although as tho wholfi world knows thir .rlrio.
' will become pale and dim, when compared with the
- j lustrous and splendid fame of General Zachary
Tavior. But is there not
something peculiarly
new, interesting and wonderful, in the ingenious
j discovery, that, while the election of one " Military
, Chieftain'" is dangerous, the election of two is harm
, less ? Commend us to the Standard for brightness
' and originality, alway?. That " Military Chi ?.f
; tain," General Taylcr! Oh, tho danger! He's
such a terrible fellow. But' those meek. -and
: lamb-like soldiers, Cass and Butler why, jut the
tiling ! Nobody yi-ars them ! We well believe it.
ONE MORE HUMBUG.
, D ivid S. Reid, the LojoIojo Candidate for Gov-
er.ior, is in the habit of declaring, in his oi; speech
which he enunciates every where, .'that he vern- i
ly believes that the freehold qaalifieMion in our f
Constitution js-what drives so'mrfhy of our citizens i
old and .young men, from tlie State, because, depri v
, ing them of voting, it deprives them of good laws, j
; hence they go South to enjoy equal privileges, '
this requirement almost compelling thealo cmi
igrate from the State.
We can hardly keep our gravity while we M.te
: this ridiculous assumption this abgurd proposition
. Imagine any hon -st, simple hearted citizen, so
irroanin? under the o.K.rssion ol h:ivinrr no vi
in the Son:lte as tQ a at
wh j,e the r&,, (,mvn checks as ml
appj?s tQ WQrk anJ ?j.g u ,
...l- w . f , . , , ,
up his iitt,e cart w ilhhis w ife and white-headed
childrciK pu, his W(.hl. CY-.r hu dssnf.rltJ. anJ
sorrow.be;tten brows, and saUv forth from th Old
Xoi,h s,ntc ou pI,grimage, to search for a hen.
wh.Te he can vote for members of the Senate,
without any fr.eho'd qualilic jtion. View hi:n a
he passes through So .th Carolina, Georgia, anJ
..Alabama, lifting up his 'oice and weepirig'ag he
! go:-s, while his Jiscc:i-:obte wife and dufranuzhis
ed children, mingle their hitler tut and do'.crous
lamentations with his. z.n all witho ic ccn-nf. in
quir.' of each pa&fing strngf r where they shall
iirtd that blessed and happy laud where th?y can
rest from tlie heavy oppression they gToaned un lcr
in North Carolina this " relic of aristocracy,'' this
' old fouual regulation, which makes and keeps men
poor, because t!p?y are not allowed to vote for mem
bers of th? Senile wilhe-ut a freehold.. Sad, sor
rowfitl, complaining man !'$vhy what a heavy licart
would he bear away with him, good graciout!
and vet we doubt not evcrvl Carolinian. Gctrri u.
and Alabamian he sliould meet, to whom he UlJ
his lachrymose and denial story woul 1 put his
thumb to his nose, and go through tlte motion.
David S. Reid wants to be oar Gmerncr, bad.
GENERAL lUYlflll .'
The Nalchea Freo Trader of Uie GJi initaot.
say : . i
This v-teran of the Mexican war, ia excellent
health, and spirits, pa Med N.itch2 yesterday monv
ing oi ojir fin? names ike. picket stamer, for the
'-Cypras .Grove," f.-ny tike mites above. His Mex
ican sombrero, recenily w?ited, uver lktif
more !V -"rxuing tha:i ye-r l.iy. IE ap-ir.-J &
t-iillv v . ..' .ii:! r is i f-.t J.
THE BALTIMORE CONVENTION.
Tli-? DomocraUc presj are engaginl in ." kirk-
ing up a Aim generally," about the Platform'," m
lately adoptei at
Baltimore tut they are very careful to avoid any
Southern Iiocofocni
proceedings of tlut Convention as part of the l)c
mocratic platform, let ns sot how convenient It-
was for part of the delegates to go anjthinp-, no
.iu tit. ilia iivruiuu'iu, so nur, nu iva.auu.tuir, m.r
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explicit, as td cover the frround for which the South
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professes to contend, was rejected in the Baluwon
professes to contend, was rejected
Convention, yeas 36, nays 216 every State voting
against it except South Carolina, Georgia, Florida,
Alabama, Arkansas, ami one vote, each,. from Ken
tucky, Tennessee, and Maryland. The Delegates
from this State, so far as they could do so, scld un
to the Wihnct proviseis-ts with as little remorse a
i
" wtf "aJ Jeen bvcs or cattle in the market, fajr
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I for us.
I 'I'llP Vftfo fivn liv flif 5v..iitKtm ArmPTmt 11 rs-n
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: this resolution is;- a sigmticant one, because it
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evinces the prevailing influence which controlled
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i the Convention, Upon the great and vital Question of
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i slavery, as well as tlie readiuess of the Locofocos
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1 M It .M'W WVMM V M. SB IV. VT ktSf I Ol I lit III U ." V UUtt FX .
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which wae paramount there; thus acknovvledgiNj
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CV in liowincr t itn hliosta Thtt SrMithrn turn
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who voted against this resolution did not express,
by that vote, the sentiments of Southern Democ-
t racy in regard to the subject inyolved. Had they
consulted the interefts of their eonstitucnt. and ot
, then country, they would have perished before thev
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' would have given that vote, which was makingroi -
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j cessions they may never retrieve which we do not
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see how they can recover. The full effect of their
vote is to encourage and build up tlie anti-slavery,
spirit at the North, and invite to farther da ngcrouV
agitation, Those who should have Mood in the
breach, gave way, and cleared the track to alloiv
the Wilmot proviso full scope, in order to unite "he
party," so that they might all centre upon General
Cass for Presme'ntr- Jir the hope of gaining' hi
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the Abolitionists and had it been required of them,
eiec.ion. mcv riPKicirra not m mnv mm rvxiin
we see no reason- why they would not have be-
I Cme ajbo,,,,,sts hemeelves, rather than put in
j Jff 7 ,,armony nnd '"" f Jrty"
' nfXet uch men prate about -principle" aiid Ua
I '1 6 mo?rati phtf," when they were ready
"gh to surrender the mo.t vita, principle Tor
wmch the bo,,th contends, any way or any Ikkv,
i fr -hc of retaUlin8 H power, by the
I e,CCt,n f tliUr miwe- With ch hertlebs
j mng' l"e uttl "n" Wyed, for a
, , lc' W,V,'M confined in Ins Mch.
oisou icuer, are more olious and abominable thin
those of David Wilmot himself, who hat in the Bal-
timore Convention, choek by jowlwith tliov fe
trayers of the rights of the South wlio voted againht
the above resolution.
"Oar armies swore terribly in Flander."
I'nrle 'iJy.
They were probably mad, then nirid peoj4
swear very terribly - t-ometimes. The Editor of
tho Standard is v?ry much out with the Uliig.
They passed a "preamble," it aeem, nfime time or
other, which the StanJard says "wis designed arWl
intended to wound the feelings of tlie President,".
Mr. Polk, we swppose, kind, tender-hearted gvtrtlc
irwn; and hear how the Editor of the Standard
cur."s these cruel Whigs, and dooms tliem to an
infamy as black, and to a damnafwrti as profound'
as that which receivid 'he Tories or the Revolu.
rim," Arc, meaning Zfk iV.Jk. we siippo. and
tlie rest of that red-coat gang. II calls thev
Whigs, too, '"turbulent mutterem of stifled trea.oti,
but he dares not charge them with 'giving a
PASS to any Mexican. Mr. Bancroft did thut,
by the orders of the pare and innocent Mr. Polk
an l Mr. Bancroft wa-j no turbulent raatterer of
ti fled treason" oh no ! 1 1 ga ve the PAS.nn i
signed his name to it nod Congress dragged it to
the light, and would n'it allow it to he stifUJ. W
don't like to .ee a man swear so hard, especially
in a :i r.vs4iaper. HV liope our fri-td will quit it
it's a bad habit .if not creditable dn ! !
'"In the n.nne of all yoii A der ami sarmt;
we aajn beg you to ntWAar." . Iiit Standard. .
After rearing, to his heart Content, in oiio
,-ar.igr.ipli -Uie Editor of the Standard goes to
p'lyiiifin anth.r. The petition alovc is ad
drssed to the Whig. Wc recommend tbeul i
listen to tlie prayer ami to tnw zt, of the Editor
of the Standard.' IE is not such a trae friend to
them". a to give Uicm disir.U rented adt ice, gratis1.
No sir-roc -lie labors for h ci-i-!e-ra-tion !"
He mu-st hi in a grt extremity. Or hc w-juld not
yraj no frrveiit'y to die Whlv Hn the nam of.all
voa hold dear and sacred ! Old Zsck troWs
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his imugination, aiul he mixes hiui up wi.h the
y.-ar of our Lord, 1 iw-n th su'e.'ping aval
anche of Whig retribution pawd over- tie fan I.
anJ ihe people aro-e in tieir strength nnd majtiy,
to make their will respectfE . Tf y arc waking
up sgain tha iu nb.,rin?mai..,3 are arousing and
I collecting tvr energi forjtlie mighty ork ef
vindicating their Cortit-T in its purity,: bruj.
ing it back to strict ''VjHion adminiiitration, aiul
rebuking tltae? who h u'THJatd it, and train 4od
it under Uieir pa.-,iil jni-noiiK Swea r and pray.
Sir, an fnnch a you may. The day of Freedom is
at hand. '
Tne No.ixa r;os. Tno noininatifi cvf Of4
Zackhas Uen w jr.i.'.y r wieJ ia Vt-n vtl and
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