Alton Telegraph, March 16, 1836

Alton Telegraph

March 16, 1836

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Alton Telegraph (Newspaper) - March 16, 1836, Alton, Illinois J1BN SUOUti WITH OANDOU AVOW V AS KOT COWEIl HETORB THE OV TKUTII 19 UAH KOTII1KO TO PEAH FKOSl THE Iicil eacry Wednesday MorniMfial TREADVVAY At 00 in or 00 if not paid within 3 from HID limo of suli ono or 00 foroach 25 A libornl deduction Inadq tu yearly cloth und liuir juii on tortile at tho Manufacturer by juu la r B Boston Iron received per sUniuur for Jung MANNING i f ubicrlben have on haml a few thou sand jioumli ofgood vhlch COB jfl hnd on fair dlLMAJt If American received COETIGIQ bttgi prime Ilia nncl llavium cufTec 111 Midi crop juit nnd Cor lale liy Jim 10 OILMAN St ABII on coniignmenta or produce tcrNew Haiti Nmv York or liy 1J OILMAN S COTTON tbi Couun juitrccd front tho Newport Manufacturing jan27 SlOEiiSONl rcreiieit on t nnd for sain at nmnufnctnrers prices 36 superior Wood ASH will bo paid for M or 3000 DRY HIDES delivered Uclnoon this and the first dnv of April by Feu 17 Dll ED liarmln dried recJ per And fonatc Ijy fell 24 OILMAN fe CoParlnenhip heretofore JLF cxuting under the firm of Gerry h tliij day thiiolved by mutual Tho rcmattiderof thcitockon all of which ii juat liatincratrenHjr iliipotod of their old ivillbeiuld at tliry intend to Alton inn WALWOKTHL F7AN pieces green and yellow flminris 4 pieces printed Josl re sale at U Tontine ai first tV rate Bacon Fob 17 FARM of 160 within 5 inilci of GO of which ire under funcc nnd upon tho premise jt a Log Cnbin nnd mi In bU nntl a fine young orchard of upwards of of thoabovmifintsatfl Timber and the botanrt excellent tillable The above farm tin dircclly on Ihe Currolton Bnii JacksonviUo for further parlfauUrs and terms nuntr to DAVIS Attyi ttLawA i Holli lupcrior doi wire just rorpiTed anu for sale by Jan 19 Al received by Ill received by broad nnJ narrow nnd IIVDEII J M J UST Itr a lol of consisting of Cut Specie Cun FU niLEY k V conaiitinx of Cut Pitch 1 Specie Cup Anil tor C by Jan 10 flieRs 50 doz lloston first I Ma rbie n aew and superior arliclc 10 bales 6 2 do 30quarter caiki Itcd Old Port per iteanier Q1 lor sale uy SPEFCII i before I proi 27 new selection of Sacred from the includiiiE n Oer rtnll or ic includins a nun ber of new and a concise tollieiirtof by nnd l d ard fo N tlLOVKS iloltli woolen anil lonle VeS received and for salo by I 1 3000 1000 Jin 19 Criiffi Feathers 10 cases Sii received and fursnlnby FULTON ft 900 I1L u superior for solo by FULTON 100 W just received anil for snlc bv Jft NcsLiimslorn wash Tubs loTla dodo painted 30 doz painted pails 10 lints nnr hoxni 20 do lugar with for mle by j M ANKIKO i Itio svJrw n i r stcnmbonl loivn Irom Keiv nccivcd mid for snlo br 1 0 150 and Boom Fcb 23 Iiioi 11 Sujnrj 1000 locks Turk Islundi received per Collier imllck antlfor mleby COMMISSION IMPOUTElt OP it DEALBtt IN UOMBBTIO Second and Water OF TOWN LOTS JTM SpriiiKticld Monday 2d will bo sold at 300 TOWN in tbo toirn of Thcso town lots aro sit uated on that elevated and siglilly prairie cast and beginning iviluin ono Block of tho I ublic Many of these lots arc conven lently situated for and all desirable lor family The bealth of the town and im mense business already doingtho fertility of tho surrounding being the location of Slate bank of and tlfo termina tion of tho Alton Kail the stock of which has just been are fticl that must malto Springfield by far largest inland town in the leaving oit of view tlio prospect for tho seatof which from its eon tral position is most Terms of third in hand on tho day of the remainder in nine lob 13 fi18 tti the town of arc now offered for rplIE TOWN is laid olfat the point gener JL ally known by tbo name of CooU East in Morgan It is distant about 0 miles from and ind surrounded by well cultiva ted It is also on llio State Road from tandalialo There is near tbo town a large Steam Flouring to which is now being attached a Saw A largo pub lic House will bo built in tbo Tlroso idling to examine apian of tho town can do 3 by applying to cither of JOSEPH TANNER M D B 17 MANNING T feerwhiu pine rcceiv B A ed ncr s b Panl and for sale by 10 MASONS Masons Sncred Harp in 1alen jul received and for sale by irj bbls 1 1 10 bbls 2 lOhfdo 1 lOhfdo 2i received per lalo and for sale by jan 10 MANNING ROPE k BED hun dred coils from hilf to 21 inch 100 doien bed issorted sizes 100 do plough Receiv tboso indebted to MANmxa INI for goods purchased at rttail merlous lo Ilie first day of Juno Bra notified that their tte are left witb us Tor nnd unfcss ately ullendcd to willbe indiscriuiinntely IMS DAVjS i AUVsfof Manning A persons indebted to the subscribers VV whoso notes and accounts are due will find It lo tlillr interest to oil and settle the same t UTEW AND FttESII boxes ftesl Malara Itaisini of approved just rcceired Ota Uonnilick from New Orleans lor sale low bjr jan 37 packages received per comprising general assort toC leasoaatilo together witll other goods on will na loin rcrv low for country produce or approved by jlf JJT MANNING Pale Ubo Wino a supnrior arii direct uy O received per so lew tars of first and for sale PO hundred Vrgi FFK Danointi Kiflc 1owdcr 2110 canlitun do do do 50 kegl bloilinif doj 25 do do FFlrllle Htccivcd per CoHitrand foriilflby MANNINGS keee rille For sale by Jtyin 13 OILMAN TIlEADr MADE Ladies Me tino latest ISO Gentlemens Cam hlel 150 do Tartan 1leid 16 dot Sattmet Roundaboutsi 10 da do for jan 27 patent new am 12 doi 2 cases shut periitisiion am flint ifllftby i jan 27i MANNING ORO1X hhds CroU just re ccVvcd iier a b for sale by Fob sju subscribers wish to eantruc tot bushels Stone CoalduliTenid al the land GILMAN fc Turks on an jail MANKIXO t t of supfcrior and different site VjusIreeeiWdand forwleby 13 1 UACONV MANNING Mgii KJ Matm pTiccl itfcoih for or 1urk in barrol jan 19 S f30 cfc gruund Mam h store and ft OILMAN Urge and generul assortment in seconddoor from tha corner a Morted qualllr Tobaew and for bv PUBLIC SALE 0V TOWN LOTS IN Greene ituated on the cast bank of Illinois on the second day of THE Illinois River is acknowledged to be the best navigable stream in this nd is soon dualined to be a great thorougb aro 1rom tbo Mississippi to tbo and rom tho Lakes to tlio Tho pros cot of a speedy completion of tbo Illinois and lichigan can have no other effect than o draw through this The im orlanco of creating a market town upon the anks of the where there is n good lami ng for steam boats at all stages of will c duly when il iy considered lhal ho connly of Greene and Eiirrotindiug connlies br fertility of sail are surpassed by no oilier n the and at no other point between Naples and tho moiilb of Iho river has public ttcntion been for tbo site of a toivn hich is in any respect equal to that of Auu The with perfect confidence n its and without extravagantly ro oinmonding its or crying down oth r towns on the as unsuitable or impro have laid out the town of and wilt offer at public on he 2J day of SOU TOWN and will ensure to tbo that one mirtb of the purchase money shall be oxpcn ctl for public for the benefit of said proprietors can assuro who lave not examined the Illinois river from tlio noiith to the surrounding hat the place baa been proved by rosiilants to o and that its siluation fur u town s very 3ho landing for sfcam loals is even in low although on a level nnd adjoining n prairie a lout eight miles in nnd four in cing surrounded by oilier more extended and interspersed with sufticicnt lini ler it is already and rapjd y increasing in no enterprising and wealthy is situalcd 36 miles from Ihc mouth of tho and about 125 from The necessity for tha abundanceof rood stone for building and other purposes near iy on the opposite side of tlio natur al advantages for a situalccl on u direct routo leading from Vandalia by through Albany to Shelby Macoupin fi re on Whituhall through Albany and llcllvicw to together with llio rich country oder great iiulucumouls for Ihe investment of capital lioru to ihoso who wish to enter into tncrcanlilo or spec tircenc county according to tho census of a population of by tho census of it contained and owing to its rich sail and local it will admit of as donso a population us any coiin ly In the Tho terms of will bo ono tontb casb in Ihe liilanco in twelve Mules with approved security will bo requir Thoso wbu prefer to pay promptly Iho whole purchase may do so M adistounf of 12 per Albany is situated on tho B half of section and half of sec tion Township Uango M west of tin tho third principal HISfJARIIlOK SHERMAN ENDS with my re March t favor or lo do Ilicir duly lo country nnd ita sacred I lament sincerely for Ihe sake of all thai is that Iho is ho tho times docs cxisl bul it is too it is is sneaking through almost of tin on and Iho safety of Iho free government which wo received from our aiid 1 glo ry in dragging it out fiom the darkness which II and oxpomng hjdoous in tho full lighl of to Iho astonished gazo of honest and unsuspecting People of this ion I will then Icavo Iho corrcclion of it to They and they can Il is ono of their and their confidence in those whom they havo trusted is not easily lo he shaken bul when once once Ihoir ihoir condign punishment is awful I know they arc and will not before I closed on Ihe past we had arrived at one most important which the journal does not which was not be fore which I would Ihat llio hislory of my country in its very infancy had not to re and which I must sny has produced a We have arrived at Ihe solemn admilled and fully at Ihe last tbo chairman of Ihe committee of Ways and Polk waa informed ind know that Iho President of ibo Uriiled Stales desired an appropriation nf three mil of dollars for military and naval service that he never communicate it lo his com mittee or lo Ihe House of Rcpresonlalives but whispered it ns a lo a few members in their desiring them to say nothing about Ihe facl Ihat such was tho desire of the President 1 call upon this House and this nation to witness Ihis and not here but Here striking bis broasl is Hie accuser Ibero pointing at Ihe Spoakei and there pointing al Cambrc long aio the accused There are others signifying and who may be the guiltiest of tho Tho People are our judges they arc now nnd will judge appoint ncommitlee Tho in vestigation is already here is the record holding up Iho there are the oral witnesses pointing to Lea and Bunch and the triilh necessary for a ver dict and lo Ihc mind of any impartial is already There is no necessity for the appointment of the commit tee naked The material or some of arc already before the and all of if I can bring them shall be be fore us andhere before tho oyes of the they should be ifa com mittee is it will bo a slocked I will nol consent to play wilh such will8 no there r f T wa ff0 to that oppositT juslico I say we know beforehand thcre will certainly bo livo Conuniluca are more used to gloss over than lo probe I havo bul lillle confi dence in If they cannot report favora bly to Iho they will nevereport at all Why appoint when here it lias been face to and fully that llio fortification bill of iho lasl session was losl by Ihe wilh of a gentleman whose namereads in Iho Journal When hero il has been and nol if do fully that the chairman of Iho Committee of Ways and James knowing the views of Iho bul never communicating them lo committee or did go round privately among mom and toll such as were friendly lo iho resident that ho wauled tho grant of Ihico but not lo say any thing about il I of a committee lo scerlain whal is already known These facts mvo come and moio inusl one or in review here in and if pu arc you will gaze on Iho proccs ion with indignation and alnrtn No plaster rig committee in a shut chamber Let ibe iiikcd trullistand up to confront men in liglt no mailer who they may fed witb fraud anil corruption I will never examine Ihis subject any where elso Iban in Ibis And bow was that hrce millions amendment proposed al hough it was apparently hrnughl upon in the lual hour of our and illhoiigh tho bouse hail no notice of ut ull not unlil Ihc day ycl now ii seems Ihat il had been foi some lime thought of in another Iliat it was in anco wilh Ihe views of iho thul hose views bad been communicated lo the hainnan of tlio committee of Waysiind and to the chairman of iho com nillcc on Koroign vltucoininiinicaicil them secretly loa fewolh Tbeio was for nil Ihc estimates lo be I and tbo Jiilleman will hear me tlint 10 gavo me somo duys uro Iho Iltlof thai ho iuiendetl lo move in amendment for Ihrco though 1 id no notice uf its and much less bad I lolice that il was in accordance even with ho views of ho I pledged self In vole fur from Ihu information I sossod in relation UiourdiiftMincless A a single was Diilficicnt lime to furnish Ihc from Ihc numerous Uhich Iio in Ihu way of every miu Ispo cialy for Ihc wbi li should wnys bo ready with all inlnrmalion as lo Ihe condition of llio It waa knmvn to thai iho President thought thin a proper and necessary and that ho desired it lo bii Why was not miidu known officially to he committee and tu Ihc House did not tho President to conyrcBS1 ihid and he shall juclgo necessary and cspodi This ia his not by that permissive word but by that imnoralivc word nnd not nt tlio beginning only of n scs but lo lime at all limes proper ho is bound lo do and pui form this impe Ibe Sd the lasl congress had boon twice in session and in existence two and yet Ilia be ginning of neither and at no had he ever intimated even Iho stale of llm required an appropri ation of three millions of Io did not communicate any such information to this congress Was Iho executive ignorant of Ihe of our means of defence Did be nol know tbo dlatlling facts which hato already disclosed in relation to our our and our Navy I they aro loo plain lo he stumbled over by any nnd coitainly the departments should be Iho very sources of information on ocommeml to their consideration ihis mta Iio judged necessary and oxpu it is made tho impctalive duty of po Ihe There a gical leal of trouble in Iho wigwam last winter when the rumors of war reached the guard ans of our How trill it bo if the tocsin ofwarbe actually sounded Tho President was not ignorant of our condition nn appro irialion was necessary without a speck of war n the and his message lo us this lion is proof furnished by himself that he deemed that threo millions amendment neces sary and proper on Ihe 3d of vbon ic made no recommendnlion of Iho mca sure lo save to and you iiippicssed il and though our French rcla ions are in a worse condition than ho sliil tiiado no recommendation of such an uoprialion in Ihat very message which says t was nine months ago in accordance wilh views of Ibo cxcoulive A secrcl recommendation in Ihe lame of the safely of this was it obe kept secrel for Was the direction to eep u soercl Ibe direction of the President Or waa il Ihe unauthorized direction of the committee of Ways and Means This question should be answered ono or bolb mual bo and one Polk is whether Iho olbcr is or not Would Ihc chairman have dared lo withhold any Hem of Ihe executive will which he was ordered to communicate If he he was guilly of a flagrant dereliction of duly lo Ihc execu and his And if ho was ordered to keep Ihe willofihe executive se and did bo was false to ibe House of lo Iho conslilulion and Ihe and betrayed hialrusl though iho fonificalion bill bad come lo Ihc bouse from tbo senate days nnd weeks before ho Od of Ihis ihrco million uncndrnfliit waskopt back unlil Ihe Insl Was il intended to be hurried through by fear of the responsibility to refuse an appropriation for nominal when Iherc was no limo lo and scarcely time lo ncl 1 nought 1 had cleiuly excused myself for the vote I gave on this amendmeul but laic in such I have discovered nnd ex posed lo Iho make u for mc lo say I will sivcar on Iho Holy hat 1 never heard ono word about Ihc views ui the in relation to this three mill ion appropriation until iho message of iho President lo Ihis Congress and never uul I know that Iho views of the executive were kepi secret until I obtained Ibe wiillcn stale inent from my friend from Tennessee Lea which 1 gol from him willlin Iho Insl for lyeighl hours 1 knew a day or so before hand that such a proposition would bo bul I Ihoughl il would be made and was made on the responsibility of llio chairman of Ibo cnmmitlec of Foteign Affairs I had such information as authorized me to vote fur information which very if mom hois besides for it was nol until the 3d of nficr twelve oclock at that 1 gol in llm report of Ihe inspector of naval whinh hail been never communica ted o l hough il had been lying in Ihc office of Ihe board of Navy Commissioners for near or quite eighteen through my honorable friend from John who niado Iho report on tbo national I say I knew the wretched condi tion of llio Navy and of and I voted fjr lhal iiincnilmcnt under Ihe impres sion Ihat it was necessary for a stole of peace as well us foi a stale of But did 1 know Ibat none bul n futv select fools knew the real secrcl about il Did I know that two men of thu highest committees knew Ihc wishes nnd views nf iho nncl had conccalcil them except from a few as asecicll Did 1 ilraim lhal Ihero was danger of thb Ibrcp millions become secret scivico money if I hud known or suspected any thing liko I would us soon bavo trampled Ihia con Hork of our lliis guar anty of our under lorn il irilo or thrown il inlo thai ns I would ha re voted for Ihat appro priating ihroc millions nf dollars for secret ser vice lioili acts would have dune equal vio lence to the constitution and tile lint the accrcl was and Ihc House remained ignorant of whit il was doing Permit u is iluo to lu give you my impressions of this amendment at UH lima 1 voleil for Ils form was nut I as satisfied me but in Ibe sbort 1 hail to view I was led to R eoiistrtietioii which reconciled ma lo vote Il is suf ficient for my that my impressions of it wrro at llm though I do pretcinV In say now whether my construction uf it was or ThiMi in no princi ple in do theory ofour Govonimcnl more vi tally in my thi princi ple of specific During Ilie ivholu of Jasi I lias aiislaiill watehfiil tu preserve Unit principle as sacred to Iho freedom of Iho It was y Ijorno in mind by mo whon called on lo vole for this 1 read it careful Wise read Iho In tlio usual of lliis bum of Ihreu millions dc in ivhole ur in nmlur iho direclioii of Ihc Ireuilfnt of the United I could or ditl al Ilj2 regard Ibis finnso Jurlmcfi tmu anil and of the My construction then was that tblj tbrcoinil lions of tho public money was to be appropri ated for thai military andnavn service iaeluiliug under the heads otjorlifica ordinance and iacreau of Ihe A lowing that three millions could well boor snded on that ordinance or iiicrcatt of Ihe ffamj would ons mare Iban thrco and tbat ifliole sum would bo very inadequate fur all three and not knowing what olijncl might require most of the 1 saw no object in leaviug a diicrelian in llio appli calion of the sum lo Ihcte three they might require ilia be upon a princi nlo similar lo tbat which authorizes the Irnni oxlraordinary or oecauso I know il rnerelj rocogniieUtliodUtiuctfanctioBof Tress and the ihr Lcgutaltte annrnnrialri Im public fn all except tint ol llio J of ibo livo Houses and oino 01 her minor the Executivo JWilics he From the fotinda lon of Ihe iho money appropria ted byCongress has been or an express provision to that effect the direction of or some one of theKxaculivo Departments This roused no no Again I lliis sum was lo bo expended for Iho mililury naval This 1 too loo indofi iiafe and ifit hud been un restrained and unqualifiod but it struck limn anil Il7flj iiiniicii made mare by tbeclanso or phrase ledialoly including fartfjlcn ng Jollari aud enjoining iccrrcyl eoncelri o 10 auominablel byahicmbcr hf Democratic Kepublican by llial Exocutivo would not rfc icrot of lo any c M Dtr hC man 11 n0 tho anntl I faetf hnrrlnn mill ivnicn aiiinonzcs itic irnnt fer of a turptnt of one fund to the deficiency of notterjuadt Stich was my lew of this part of tho amcnilinemt when il is certainly though I am now inclined to think it is J w fear that something moio wai meant hero an caught tho eye of one who called up Jto vote so The proviso of the amendment nrliich providcJ such cxpendi urea shall bo rendered necessary for the dn ence of the prior to lie next inset ogof I BO far from be ing1 an extension of Executive discretion in the application of tlio aa a lim itation of iliat and ai creating a responsibility on tho Executive which would tiothave hccn imposed without If there iail heon no such tlio money would iiavc been appropriated be expended whether necessary or not and it allowednot the Pretident tu judge of ho necessity of expending the money for but for the purposes merely of and made him responsible for the exercise of a Bounil even in expendingtJic ippropriation for those T his conotruclion of tbat proviso I bo ievc now to be correct but I believe now hat no tongue can tell how it may harebeen ircverted These views I expressed on Iho tl on tho and they were loncstly The sum of money was compared with the objects of expen 1 knew it wouldrequire ten or and Ihe increase of thu considering tlm manner in which the money of tlio United States u squandered on our public or rather our public con 1 thought tlio amendment not only but for peace as well aa for But I should liUo to I havo a right to whetlier the am doubtful wording of this amendment IjaJ any covert and treachuroiu meaning If if this appropriation was for secret service itwas a a government I say with the energy of my soul I the the which set should bo ImrlQil from its high seat whether thasseat be in this House or the House Irliere as any thing or in tended tra j jnuoccjui I Wot J on IB it not too bad that tho should be ed individual 91ld lhofe very persons who did the irnu thein selvct guilty of tliis miserable trick of letting this should nov bo setting tho Senato and tho Ilonae by the oars for the responsibility of thoir own they should notr bo htsfnng on the quarrel and chuckling in their sleeves at the success o their cunning device I do contemn and ab do denounce them and their devices They am caught I Let them hang their heads the guilty in eternal shamo guilt is established beyond all controversy b parole cud record and I hero hold them up to tha lash of an indignant people Sir when this statement holding up Lcai irritteo was made to mo widiiri hi last two I shuddered to think how nea I may have innocently on my part brought to aid in au unpardonable cnmt iny country 1 Would all tho protcita Lions of made wilh all tho ferror ol honest have saved my luimbla namu from the everlasting suspicion of cepe criniinii if harm to the country was it was the interposition of that Divine Proviilnnco which has ever over llio ileitinics this to guard it from sc crot and open fuieign and domestic which bringctbgood out of Jie ap bristling with armament against our own It firtics Look upon what may have been tl intention and the result votl Almighty 1mve sunt mi cspeciat proviilonco to prevent tho bill from to save tho Government from and iho names uf innocent men eternal oblofjuy nnd reproach Tho gen tleman from Now York may set it down ns nuc merit of iia of 1m tliat it may have savotl the It succeeded todufeat the fortitlcation bill but prevented u liincti greater and i is now from what is now tlio sins of that awful the lid of may hare saved the Government Wo that you knew the iletired tliis appropr nml that you kupt it and r jttciitcil others tu sny nothing about it I I cuu cunjcctiiro no good in keeping that ie din any gunlloman givo mo a reason why Hin ami wishes uf Iho Kxueiilive were nut mailc Uuownl dcsjjutiam I pray Gud tu BUVC this coun from u secret dcsputlain If there is anutr don able political it tha intent and u act bring about a tecrct despotism 1 was sn much tccrety in rulatiun to views of the Executive necessary 1 Was I i in ore tiivitnt than expressed in I I am bewildered and The chairman if the Committee vort ask the and touTonuTCw X S Sir I remember woll ninht livo of my colloneiies Gordon and Oiiolson warned against trusting so much to tlm wieciiiire for denied Ihat it mu any pitiful administration or non I thought so in truth and lion cst It ivaj expressly denied by gentlemen of tho party amongst the rest by from North that tbo Prcsidcn tab1 for this ami they contended that wo had no right lo inferthat it was his When I urncd homo to my tood and vns arraigned for voting threo millions to tho trcaident to do wilh as be I ut iiiu A luaiuudi 110 lave this appropriation It was and often repeated in youf and in that of tho chairman of tho committee on Foreign that the President did nol call fertile appropriation and that no could bo impeach ed for mantvorship wha voted for And it wasas frequently asked whether wo would ippropriato so largo a sum without a call from he and other mow tho were and noithec corrected Ihe notsnswerod Ihe inqui neal you permitted truth to fall in Iho Knowing tho and not dis posing would have been bad enough but mowing and keeping it disclosing il to but one or two that with the of obtaining ibeir votes for the giant of iho three nnd enjoining secrecy upon is awfully alarming The impliessome ob ject in the amendment which is not What was that objocll Were Ihero three millions wanted for a peace establishment Certainly in tho estimation of Iho execu or it would long eio Ihcn have been re If for be should have us information at tbo previous Without doubt Ihu President did not sudden ly find on the last day of the last that threo millions were wanting for a peaco it was not for Was it for war Tho IIouso was unac quainled with any such It is I the President was for war at the last and I do not know Ihat iio has a bis warhorse if war was in the tho House was completely by iho chairman of the commitleo on Foreign who but tha day before withdrew his resolution upon French declaring that contingent picparatiun should he made for And let me say lo tho gentleman from Adams that ho could not have inferred from the resolution to in sist upon the execution of the treaty witb Ihat preparation for war was necessa because such an inference was precluded by the withdrawal of Ihu express resolution lo make contingent preparation for I wns the object of Ibis amendment to make secret preparation for war Did Iho chairman of tho committee nn Foreign Affairi Cambioleng suppose Ihat the resolution lo mako contingent preparation for which he would be published in foreign journals as well as our and taken in connexion with the other resolution to insist njion Iho execution of the tho two would be regarded by France at a when Ihia thus clandestinely smuggled into an ordinary appropriation would al rant uu notice at home or andrwe at the same could attain the objects of Ilia resolution which he withdrew If auch was his why did he not mako it known to his if not in and let it be generally in Iho House Is bit to he the pretext Were wo lo havo a war in disguise Wcie we tosteal upon our one my Docs it become a nation like Ihis lo put a duggur upslcevo likji an assassin J protest against secret preparations for supported by secret upnroprialionsl Would war bavo been now laging or congress or no con if llinl amendment had passed 8avo inefrnin Iho question Iho objects of war or of pcacof if iho amendment bad been in proper 1 put it in Ihc members of the last congress if there nny nicewity for secrecy Neither ar ny not navy was in a proper condition for icuco or and Iho departments hud the jeat reasons in Ihu world for an honest and an open huw much do you suppose thu Secretary of the Navy now asks as an ad diiionul lo ynur Nqvy in rim Only we were in nu boiler as I have shown on tlio Ud of than we ate in There was I as this thoir own esti mate shows reason enough for n sup which might hnvo boon honestly anil upeiily slated lo Why was not this esli rnulo hen made as il is now I in 4 was tboro any object besides peucu establishment for Anny and or which was meant to attained by the ;