Danville Weekly Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 26, 1848, Danville, Indiana to Current LEWIS AUGUST 26, IL NO. PUBLISHED EVERY At per annum in advance within three not paid until the of three or if payment is not made till the expiration of the No subscription taken for less than six of advertisement of one square one for the firs three insertions and cents for subsequent to count less than a For one square of 13 or $ 5,00 two half a legal to insure he the letters on business must be addressed o the tlie East side of the Public one door of the the army at a volunteer belonging to the Arkansas who just joined this was in 1 of a bay One lie liim out exhibiting his bantering ihe whole Mexico in genera the lookers on in for a spunk some on you give us a and let's have After trying for some time an old who had been quietly enjoying the stepped up and vour horse is really a line and i should like to have I will give you a rny iine old fellow trot out your and let's see what he's The old horse wiis aent and after a thorough I like vour and you do mine give us the difference and it's a much dollars I Will you give it is nol over twenty dollars between old you may be mighty fine old and I believe you you are willing for a swap but you can't fool this child in a hoss swapped by afore But I'll tell you what it mc thirty and its a come to my leni and get your go it is. I what a-e you a driving at out here in rc the and all that sort not 1 hav j been here with the to take care of and sec that ali goes I understand a kind of bossing things round and my young what induced you to I thought I'd like to look at the splurge round a kill a Mexican or swop a hoss now and and see old Rough and Is this 3'our walk in. Thirty 1 am to pay is the K. I say when we trade down our w we generally clinch it with a Have you any thing to what will you Hero's Now as you've been about for some may be you've seen Old i'am to see the old the boys all eay hi is aud J want a and must have kind of a looking cooM is he such man as I might your name cousin of the brother V what the are Gineral old a clever old and Jinow a heap about a but you know much about human if you crowd that down I ain't green and it's no you can't come returning to his the first inquiry did you get along with the what comc don't be Was that Old Rough and he told me so. but I did he was bo friendly I said a heap to him I vvc uld not have had I known who he I'll go and and make it lie proceeded to the saluted and I've come to to being as howl didn't who you Ifl said any Vhing or too familiar and gave I hope you'll forgive my 1 have nothing to If you are I am. Good On returning to his he I did he said there was no and gave me a shake of his honest old hand Hurrah for Old He's clear grit knows all about a and a heap more about Louis July 15, 1848. the Devil his but it is better to have nothing to do with the devil and will be nothing due Taylor on believe that Generali although not exactly lady's in the comon meaning of the is a great favorite with the gentle But if there are any ladies in Ihe land who are not convinced that he would make an excellent and are unwilling to throw up their bonnets and raise a mutual shout in his we suggest to them the propriety of reading the following of an article in the N. Y. Commercial was admired upon tlie field of battle he is beloved in the peaceful associations of domestic and social Here his good sense and benevolence show and his desire for the true and abiding happiness of young And his his ready perception of means promotive of the desired is He is reported to have made a full avowal of his sentiments upon an important subject and upon which philosophers are not universally Far from it. We have ourselves read some very elaborate essays upon the the amout of which has been that common result of is much to be said on both Not so with General He had made up his mind and is said to have openly declared his views in a speech the ladies of his declaration in favor of earl ij if there is truth in the commonly received opinion that the ladies govern cither openly or or under the guise of even ladies can innocent disguises at look upon General Taylor's as indisputably The young ladies will of course approve of the and nineteen out of having daughters out of their or witk a or of to pass through will bless Gen Taylor for the open avowal of the It embodies a twofold approve of 7narriag-cs," which we subscribe with nil our heart and mind soul and and approve of early whatever of opinion there may be upon the second there will be we apprehend upon the of will become the password of the both young and conditional and confirmed will have to undergo a sort of catechetical for no one can refuse to inform a lady with which of the Presidential candidates he accords in you approve of increasing slave territory V you in favor of the free soil party 1' you approve of marriages V will be the question to which all men will be required to give a categorical and wo be to the man who replies in the negative to the ladies will undeniably go with Gen. and on the j goes Corvey Island so goes the wherever the ladies are found the gentlemen are sure to be at their To the suggestion of some bachelor that the ladies take care first to ascertain what road the gentlemen are likely to take we of course give no you in favor of Gen. heartily Then you approve of madam Some hesitation and mutual Then imagine a lovely maiden of sweet lifting her gaze to a bachelor of thirty-five or forty years of do you approve of early with a or pensively expressive the inclination may emphasis upon the last word but Or take another Suppose a pair have been engaged quite as long as the lady thinks a necessary perquisite to matrimonial honors and and i she wishes to give her tardy or| loving an inkling of her views in the She has only to drop the plural number and take up the are you in favor of Gen. and soul beautiful you approve of an early To the second inquiry he cannot give a less direct and positive reply than the fair point is day and both are made excessively the honey moon at sly old general has got the whip hand of his political He will sweep the Hurrah for General early marriages and human Why not get up an early marriage Are any gallant young Whigs orator yon comet that sets out on its career the It shoots like a glance of the eyo across the blue It passes out of the reach of the It sails into regions No race horse can equal it no eagle upon the wing can catch it- Thousands gaze with wonder its rapid The birds of the air halt on the observe it the lion passes over his prey to survey the stars stand still to look upon and my wife stops scolding to gaze upon Senate struck out of the Post Office a provision allowing newspapers to circulate thirty miles square free of this will agitate the Union from to and from East to in fact it is already doing and that it will have a bearing on all future general and state until definitely must be apparent to even the most casual observer of the political movements of the and it would be useless in us to deny that a large proportion of this and some other States in the Union are firmly opposed to the extension into any section of our territories where Slavery does not at present exist and for this and to very many persons who have belonged to the Democratic and that some few who have heretofore been are joining the Free Soil What they expect to accomplish thereby we cannot Most assuredly they know that their candidate cannot by any possibility be or even receive the electoral vote of one or can they doT Why so long as they adhere to their just But if they really wish well for the principles they advocate they will vole for Gen. and secure at least a chance of effecting their This is their only so far as we can judge of the for Cass is already irrevocably compromised to carry out the views of the and those know the man from his past may rest assured that the North need expect nothing from his hands but what has first been decided on an dictated by the Those perons who are really opposed to the extension of Slave should bear this in and remember that every vote cast for Van Buren or Cass is one lost to the Free Soil from have already mentioned the presentation to this distinguished more Capt. of the bloody field of Buena on the 4th of a splendid by the citizens of The ceremony took place in the crowded with a fair audience. The presentation speech was made by G. F. and in his reply thereto Capt. Bragg all the success which has attended me in performing those the battles in I have been indebted to ihe confidence and kindness of my and the gallantry and devotion of those who served under by the incidents of Fort Brown and to which you have so eloquently I may be pardoned for ia reference to the more memorable field of Buena that the credit which has been awarded inc for the part performed by my command on that has had its origin in the and generosity of our noble old chief who is ever inclined to bestow on others the honor justly due to To Gen. and to him belongs all the glory of that And I but express the universal opinion of those who under in saying that no other living man could have obtained So great was the confidence reposed in him by his and no other could have that his presence on any part of the field was sufficient not only to change dispair into hope but to give assurances of and dispel all doubt of ultimate two following true and interesting paragraphs are extracted from an article by Mrs. whose mind is the of light and might be initiated into the varieties and mysteries of taught to have patience with the feebleness and waywardness of and to steal with step about the chamber of the sick and women might be instructed to contend for the palm of to pour fourth eloquence in the or to through fields of slaughter to a Yet of the soul would attend this violence to this abuse of phy sical and energy while the beauty of social order would be defaced and the of earthly felicity broken at the the sexes are intended for different spheres and constructed in conformity to their respective destination by Him who bids the brave the and the Alpine flower lean its cheek on the bosom of eternal But does not necessarily imply The high places of the with their are indeed accessible only to the march of or the grasp of power yet those who with faithful and unapplauded through their humble round of are not unnoticed by the and their though accounted poverty among men may prove durable riches in the kingdom of the Court understand you to say Mr. that you saw the editor of the of at sir I merely said that 1 have seen him so flurried in his mind that he would undertake to cut copy with the or the that the Letter of Acceptance of the Whig Nomination by Gen. is before the People the question a National Republican Whig or It is all idle to say lioW Taylor has no principles V He has set them forth clear and clean in the Allison It is all idle to General Taylor is no He and accepts the Whig in a'S many other places sets forth that ho is a The have but to choose between him and Lewis The or The result is to be or Choose ye between and choosing Taylor and as ye if Whigs ye Go to Whig Let forth the Whig Jie up all Whigs to their it is in some Martin Van Buren has a Well if be has none he what better is ho than Did he not support the whole of the Mexican more did Did he not go for and What more did In all matters of so far as we record of lus official or of his votes has he not gone than Is he not the same Martin Van Ruren of 1039 and Is he not the sann Executive Power Van Is he not the same Van Is he not the same improvement Van Buren Has he one more Whig principle tlian Louis unless it be that which he has taken up after cursing us with and on a war that inevitably led to the addition of Now Mexico and California to the Union there is no true path but in that of Taylor and The Whigs of the North and the South have formed a union upon That is the ticket cf he is a dupe or a after twenty years throws that victory away just as it comes within his Y. to heard a good story of a sagacious country who carne to our some days with a on a highly respectable firm of this The was duly presented for and a young member of the a showy dressed who had cultivated a very dainty wrote with a gold his endorsement on the giving his name as J. The countryman looked at the read it glanced at the fashionable who was very fascinatingly twirling his and handing the over to stranger that replied the my own paper it is a positive can't said the you don't I must get somebody else to do prevent his paper from getting on the merchant concluded to cash the and paying over the money to the asked my do you offer the gratuitous insult of requiring me to discount my own don't mean any but I have jest got this idea into my that when you see a merchant with that bar on liis upper and who writes his middle name in and endorses bills with a gold you may set it down as certain he's gwine to burst up in a at Philadelphia Ledger gives the following extract from a letter to a friend in from C. Ellet the bold of the Wheeling aud Niagara Suspension which for a feat of cool wo think it would be difficult to July 29 1848. morning I laid the last plank of my foot Bridge tiie Canada and then drove over and back again in a Five hundred feet of the bridge was without railing on either horse though went along touched up occasionally with the just to show him that he was in and give him I directed one the drivers to bring on his two horse closed weighing over a ton and a half I took his place on the box and drove over and The bores went The flooring is but feet 220 feet 762 feet and without over such a as you never aud never will see any where good deacon making an official visit to a dying who was a very churlish and universally unpopular put the usual question you willing to my friend said the sick said the simple-minded am glad you iox all Ihe neighbors are Uw Boston the request of a number nf Gen. Taylor's the following has been handed by Gen. for It puts at rest the about ihe old hero's coming North this and speaks a language worthy of the man and of tlie exalted station to which hts countrymen are about to cull him July 1 and acceptable letter 19i!i inviting to visit 2.'our of ihc during che and kindly offering mo the of own house during my stay among has been duly regret that it will be quite out of my to accept ibis have recently been assigned to of the Division of the and this would prevent mv leaving this of the without due But of this I acknowledge that 1 disapprove of followed by our fur the of traveling through the country previous to tlie and I that my friends will excuse ino for not adopting it the high and important duty of cincers of his new Legislature of Wisconsin has just passed is called the Homestead Exemption It reserves I rom on forty acres of or in lieu thereof a lot iii any all that have or may upon of The Madison that the caVet uf this Law will for various of in will be annihilated common of hand and of debt will give to mortgages in the of debts is effectually said a to a little fellow v. hom he met. clothed in pants and but minus another very necessary article of your you no exclaimed urchin with indignant seoni you want a body to have i. thousand citizen cast and unsolicited by I that such at least may bo the case as far as 1 am my sincere thanks for your regard and information in your by the cried the as the nurse bearing a new affection bis nurse its blessed whiskey makes ye see double election in this resulted in the choice of a Whig i Governor and both branches of the Legislature by small J. Jamaica near foy hear the opinion that although there is no expectation of electing Van yet his may hope to defeat an election by the and the choice upon the House of Representatives I It is not very commendable to combine together to defeat the But passing that for the it may well be asked if it be desirable to renew the excitement which attended the contest in the House between Jefferson and Burr in 1800, and Adams and Jackson in 1824 Those who remember the fierce denunciations end bitter feelings connected with these as good wish to At before such a step is the public mind should be directed to its present object is to if who would be elected by the should the devolve upon that there be no choice by the Electoral the present House of Representatives will have to choose from the three highest among those voted for in the cach State having one are thirty and sixteen are necessary to a The following is political complexion in the N. Rhode New New N. on tiie first would got 15 lack only one vote to elect It is not be would get either of the Whig but would he not gel either Rhode or and Should cither of States vote for Cass in its Electoral College he not gel to avoid the violence which inevitably follow a failure to elect We think he we can take of satisfies us that we must have or and that it is better for country to make an election by Colleges than to throw the contest into the Lake superior News of the 2l8| learns fmm Lapointe a savage had taken place a parly of Chi and Sioux in vicinity of Sand The about eighty in were out a fishing parly and when they ware surprised by a party of who massacred some seventy of among whom was young There was much among at the seemed bent on the fnost summary Boa T. Barnum has tlie enormous serpent which recently arrived at from the of He paid for it. It is to be sc r at the American letter written from the and published in the Toledo Blade gives an account of and extent of some of the agricultural in The that he saw a belonging to Hon. L. Ellsworth 1,COO on probably 60,000 bushels corn will bo gathered this year This crop will be raised without the field having been ploughed two or three The writer says ho saw 5,000 acres all in corn adjoining Mr. Ellsworth's He adds that corn is raised by contract for 4 to 6 cents per taking the Hogs are raised on and it is not to farms 1,500 of these Ou the Grand Prairie no less than 10,000 from one to four years were in different herds for the Eastern mar one taking care of from 2OO to 400 for a compensation of 10 cents per head per man who is proud of his will sometimes caM that may sooth his fancy by A great will to believe that she makes an ordinary hope's oft will say Me thinks I look most horrible to The most effectual way to mortify such persons is to to believe and to acknowledge that there is some truth in their Good not taken from Joe is told of Senator during his to York city on board the boat to leave the Gen. Cass being requested Senator Allen to return his acknowledgements to the crowd which had accompanied him to the Mr. Allen ascended the deck and The captain of a steamboat which had come in loaded with undertook to drown his voice by letting off the Allen's voice raised aud so did the noise of steam and thus they had whistle Allen but the stentorian lungs of the latter and far above the noise of the engine was heard the trumpet toned voice of the captain gave it swearing that it was the time bis boat was ever Talk no more about off the bridge by a when a Democrat can talk down a is but one newspaper in the Arabic spoken by 40,000,000 people friends of Free Territory in Indiana propose oii the 30lh day of to consider the nomination for President and Vice and to select a Territory electoral ticket for the Stato of OVID Chairman Free Territory Stale 1848.