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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - June 22, 1848, Burlington, Iowa                                JUNE tOB OU 22r OT OH It FsMlshed Jefferson AS SUBSCRIPTION InoLLARS per yean to be paid in out dollar and twentyfive with the above will sub an extra charge of luantfftt Thit rait TERMS OF ADVERTISING M lines or less one I 00 one three oo six iMsai w under 6 Unes per annum 6 00 JUuvertising by the year will be en tilled to half a column for 25 00 Xi ntca charge will be made for all over the price of subscription to lliiiirr tT in the above one vetr M 00 M 00 f one year of justice for Des Moines about 3500 It is bank of about above 8t Silas Copper and Sheet Iron Trimmer of Jejferton one door above Footcs Iron WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER in Drugs turn Jefftrton John TiuiXR in Tin Stoves I Jewells Patent Ploughs Prugh betneen Main and WHOLESALE and Retail Dealers in of Copper and Sheet Daniel ami repairs same SHOP on Main between Wash ington and WHOLESALE and Retail Dealer in Dry Boots and Hats and Jejferton En ing rVGALERS in Staple and Fancy Gro South side Jefferson Kimball ITIDRWARDING and Commission Jf ner of Main and JeMorson BDBLINO DEALERS Dry H Dm AVE associated in the practice of 83 Office on the corner of Washington and May 4S Third L AGENT anil Commission I between Main and Oealtr in staple Dry Dr John mENDERS his professional services to the citiiens of Burlington and its IJOraee in the Basement of his new building on Oner of tth ttreet and tke Public Residence same La ii 111 iRWARDING and Commission Cor HtrFront 4Jeferton Wltolnale and Retail Dealer in Dry FORWARDING and Commission lla ter IN JOSHUA Copp Pa FORWARDING AXD COXXISSIOH If Front and leffenm BUKLIKOTOK IN Boots and Medicines For the Burlington CtjMHON The first annual report of the Superin tendent of Public Instruction watfender ed in Some of the facts stated in this report are worthy The date of the returns from the different coun ties was There were at that time in 18 416 school In 22 were 888 pupils over 5 and under 21 years of In 10 counties were 2439 pupils at In 6 31 had been paid for school 74 was the high est number of school districts in any coun and they were in Van The highest number of under 21 and over in any was in and was The highest number of pupils at school was in and was The permanent school in vested in mortgages or real estate by the Fund was The amount of permanent fund not invest ed was In Des Moines 77 was and 51 was not The highest amount invest ed in any county was in and was Of the school the 16th in every acres have been sold for The 16th sec tions have it will be been sold at 93 an on an Mr Har lan adds 25 for sales of land from the 4 million acres donated to this State by and for other sales since So that the whole permanent school fund of the 476 In the 5 per on the net proceeds of the sales of public lands from is yet These facts show that Mr Harlan pros ecuted the duties of his office as faithfully as could have been expected under the em barrassments by which he was surround And they lead us to under more favorable we shall soon have a school adequate to all our Every is de pendent upon the faithfulness and prudence of our Superintendent and Fund Commis These offices are by far the most important and responsible ones inthe Those who fill them should discharge their duties with the utmost To them is committed the most sacred By judicious management ontheir they can readily secure for the State a school fund of one million of by the 1st This object is of far more importance to Iowa than is the ques who shall be the next President and ought to engage far more of the atten tion and zeal of our The acts of our school officers should be watched with the closest Their reports should be critically Iowa hus now two In this respect she is better off than any oth er State in the But these two Su perintendents ought to labor together har They should make a compro We humbly that ona should employ the other as his The du ties of the office are sufficiently numerous and to employ all the time and talenttjf both Mr Benton and Mr From the Baltimore TAYLOR AND On reading the late letter of General Taylor to Captain I was forcibly impressed with the similarity of the great cardinal principles therein to hose advocated by General Harrison in The hero ofBuena Vista stands now precisely upon the same ground then aken and maintained by old nominee of the Whig national Conven Let us institute the comparison President should not be the slave of I am a but not an ultra If I would not 3e the mere President of a I would endeavor to act independent of party Letter to Iftlie opinion I have of the motives of the framers of the Win ALER in Qucenswari Hardware Shoes and Main between Jefferson and Bur IEALCB BOOKS AND STATIONERY of eve ry description at the lowest prices for of Barret lowa36y JD TfTHOL Met AND RETAIL Dealer in Dfe Window Jefferson KIBSIIBAUM Garrett WHOLESALE and Retail Dealers in Made Corner of Main and i OLESALK and Retail Dealers in Foreign and Domestic Dry Groceries Beady Made Water between Main and Wesley and Retail Dealer in Dry W Jefferson FORWARDING and CtmnlaikA Wa ter DEALER IK Dry Soots and Hard Swan DEALEBCin Product and assorted Comer Jefferum fnd Third BCB CU s AND HARNESS Jefferson Dr jSjaasartKiasWa JeOcrson St between Main and JI5WELLER and near tha comer of Jefferson BUBLINO iTTpRXEV and Counsellor at tiOffice at his residence on BNEV AT Office on Main Ort Burling loct 1421y Turner If M3IOKABLE BOOT AND SHOE XtKlffAC rjwtEii Main ffew doon NorUi of Vinegar and Family or y i Mow Luke Constitution in giving the veto power to the is it follows that they never could have expected that he who was constituted the umpire be tween contending parties should ever iden tify himself with the interest of one ot and voluntarily the proud eminence of a rase himself from leader of a nation to that of chief of a I can easily conceive the existence of a state of things by which the chief magistrate of a State may be forced to act upon party principles but such a course is entirety opposed to all the obligations which the Constitution im poses on a President of the United Letter to Sherrod should not be the source of legislation have thought for many years the known opinions am wishes of the Executive have exerciscc an injurious influence upon the legisla tive department of government and fron this cause 1 thought our system was in danger of undergoing a great change from its true The personal opinions o the individual who may happen to occupj the Executive chair ought not to contro the action of Congress upon questions o ra domestic Upon the sub ihe that an arrangement of ibis nature would be in the highest de gree creditable to the gentlemen them and gratifying to all the friends of Education iu CASSIUS individ who has lately bitterly assailed the sage of appears lo be destined to acquire a notoriety of infamy that hon orable man would wish to share His contradiction that he invoked the name of HENRY CLAT to save himself from Mexican is pointedly and ex pressly met in the following paragraphs from the Little Rock Arkansas of the 30th all fe gives us great pleasure to announce the arrival in our of tliis gallant He is still from the nature of his to use but is otherwise in excel lent and looks as if he could light his battles oer Danley re lates many inleresling incidents of his and fight in Mexi and we hope he may find an early op portunity of putting them in form for pub In reference lo Ihe question at issue be tween Major Borland and Cassius as to ihe conduct of the latter at the time the Encarnacion prisoners were in jeopardy of their lives from Hcnries Captain Danley sets the matter en tirely at He asserts lhal in Ihe best Spanish he could and in good used the following words at the perilous moment For the sake of ihe great Henry who opposed Ihe and who opposed the annexation of spare me For Ihe sake of the great Whig a member of which I and which opposed the war and the annexation of and which has lain neutral in this but which will rise against lo a man if I am spare me The character of Danley as a man of honor and no man will dispute who knows and he leaves tlic brand upon good Cassius of haying told a wil ful It is hUJjtention to prepare a statement of factslftncerning the whole which we shall be able to give in our Stick a Pin Sonthport Telegraph says very confidenllylhal no man committed against the principle of the Wilmot under any circum get the vote of for any office CASS comes under this cate and his offence is aggravate by the fact that he has changed front on as on most other political questions of tha published in the jecls of ihe the Hie im provement of our great high rivers and the will of the people as expressed through their representatives in ought to be respected am carried out by the Lette to Captain published let lers lo Mr Williams and Mr Denny wil show that I do not consider ihe Presiilcn a constituent branch of the legislature yc it is impossible the letters that have been addressed to me without belicv ing that of the writers had adoptei the opinion that the Presidenlial office was ihe proper source and orgin of all lhc leg islnlion of the country an in mj at war with every principl of the and deep and dan gcrous Congress should be left as much as possible untram mellcil by Executive The habit of considering a single iudivid ual as the source from which all tlie measures of Government should emanate is degrading to a and of the inos dangerous Letter to Whig May The clause in the Constitution whicl makes it the duty of the President to giv Congrens information of the state of th and to recommend to their consid eration such measures as he shall judge ne oessary and could never be in tended to make him the source of legislation Information shouldalways be frankly given and recommendations upon such matter as come more immediately under his cog nizance than But there it shoulc to Sherrod Veto power given b the Constitution to the Executive lo inler pose his is a high conservative pow er but in my should never b except in cases of clear viola tion of the or manifest hast and want of consideration by to Captain consider the quali fied veto upon the acts of the legislature conferred by the Constitution upon th as a conservative inten ded only to be used to secure the instru menl itself from the in time of high party to protect th rights of the and the interests o the weaker members of the Letter to Sherrod impression upon matters of which may today and wrong are not the best test of fitness for of One who cannot be trusted withoi cannot be confided in merely o account of If the American people have not conl dcnce in they ought not to give m their Letter to better guaranty fo the correct conduct of a chief magistral may found in his character and thecours of his former than in pledges an opinions given during the pendency of doublful As it regards th subjects upon which the legislature ma be called to the pledges and opinion should be if rcquricd at o the candidate for t Whigs of Of late the corrupting system of reouiring pledges hath tbecn adopted The Presidency hath been pul up lo th highest bidder in and we sec th It remains for my fellow to arrest this course of things Speech at Wliigs of 1840 you who marched the banner of old Tippeca tained for that restless tane or a rese just three votes as a candidate for the can you now refuse to gather aroun the standard of another gallant chieftain who proclaims the same principles fo which you then so zealously and nobl contended Was Harrisons Whig pery sufficiently pure to enlist for Inn our support Taylors political reed is equally You did not link less patriotism r party because he refused to ive impressions upon matters f which may be right to day and trong why then should you bject lo Taylor for pursuing the ame course He has declared thai he is You know that he is and s sincere as he is you then esitale to believe what he has asserted Lnd if you believe what further pledge lo you require Taylor stands upon the broad plat orm of true Whiggery and sound republi If he will be the Presi ent of the not its There will be no usurpations of executive pow no vetoes of bills for pay ing the just ebts of Ihe or of measures de manded by ihe interests and ihe wishes of he The will of ihe nation as ex iresscd by their representatives in Con will not be stifled by Ihe capriee of he We shall have no more residential wars made without the au horily of How eloquenlly did the patriot of Ash in his address delivered in to he citizens of his native county of Hano warn his countrymen against the en croachments and the usurpations of the Executive branch of the If there was alarm how much has it jcen increased by the experience of Ihe last eight years you Whigs or Demo crats is it not timelhal these abuses shonlc cease While all Europe is aroused in one mighty effort to overthrow the orif man pomr shall we who boast of liber look tamely on and behold our mode republic gradually changed to an elective They who have committee these outrages upon popular claim the exclusive titleof al power is to be concentrated into llic hands of some accidental party wil of the people is to be pleasure is to be consulted before any bil is prepared in cither branch of the nation al his unauthorized edict wars are to be public debts created the blood of our gallant citizens pourci out like this is what is styled modern democracy Thank God Taylor professes no such democracy as Having all con fidence in his and willing to trusl him without further his cha racter and past life being the best guaran ty for his future we should hail it a proud day for our to see el evated to the once occupied by a one so worthy to be his suc one who would be an American Presiiletit and not a King in fact while boastins Ihe title of given of these gross to the amount of hundreds of thousands and even millions of The committee on Pilblic Expenditures on presented an elaborate re port to the which appeared in the intelligencer of it is sustains the charge by Mr Rockwell in his second From ihe it would appear that this report has been in the possession of the Department for about Iwo weeks but no explanation or denial has yet been A report of the minority of the committee is now If that report fails to furnish a full and satisfactory explanation of these discrepancies and the condition of the Treasury will present a most serious question for the considera tion of Congress and the Extract from a speech of Mr in the Baltimore New Pennsylva South In are They cast 149 electoral Can you get all these votes without a explicit avow al of adhesion to our constitutional rights I South people her principles and their feel Her delegate say as he with kindness and assumed afearfut rcsnonsibility in giving her votes to General He as I humbly less influence in that State than any man who has had any pre tensions to the If you pass a righl sel of hightoned there is bill a bare possibility that South Carolina may vote for the If she does you will be reduced to 140 or six less than the number required lo elecl your Will Georgia vote for your ticket At her political position is a doubtful I has her fallant democracy been able to carry that tale twice in Like the Irish man and tho she is as oflcn underneath as on the top and when she is so wearied by the as often to be unable to enjoy the fruits of Without an avowal of this 1 be you cannot rely upon I you are reduced to 130 electoral Will Florida vote your ticket I know her principles by I know her high toned They have kindly given me a seal among them during your session more convenient than thai allotted to me Florida will never support General Cass with his present yoi cover them with an avowal of lha if he Florida will have some as surance lhal her rights will be safe in hi As to I have some rightto Her democracy has never been She has never been an in stanl in the hands of the Bui she respects parly merely for the sake of prin Whenever it becomes subversive of them she will look about for some sur Krom lhc National June The Trrainrr The readers of the National Intelligen cer are aware that the Secretary in his annual report to Congress j mclltoA of asserting her constitution on the by the j fj She nas 5CIlt lls instructed sum of being Ihe nQ ncccssiiy amount of the avails of Treasury notes for man for office who enter the first quarter of the present fiscal j the slavery question sucl The message of the President to Congress as are by your He at its present session exhibits the same re maisable Long afterwards this gross blunder was acknowledged andcom has no personal influence in He was the last man her delegation here o would have voted Many would no mumcated lo Congress by the Secre yole for him gt You avow the On the 1st of Mr ol inci es Of if you expect Ala in a speech in the Q befrjemj U is pointed out other very serious mistakes in I then cannot succeed with a se lhc report of the them of which biink this great issue I do not speak to destroy your nomination but to point out the means by which you may secure success was of about a million and a half of dollars in the stalement of the difference between the receipts and expenditures Another was of one hundred and thirty five thousand dollars in Ihe statement of the Register of the Treasury which was furnished to explain the previous discrep A third was in the stalemenl of Iheamounl of the public debt paid during the it being staled in one table ac companying the Secretarys report from the 1st to 1st seventeen to he and in another table to be from the to the 1st 10 that it was more by one table in twelvemonths by 06 than in seventeen embracing the same twelve in the previous The speech of Mr Rockwell was pub lished the next day in the side whilher they were Where am I Where are you taking me he To hell replietl stranger and im mediately interminable echoes repeated Ihe fearfnl To hell to hell to hell At length a light which soon htreased to a blaze instead of the and and the ter rified nothing met his ear but sounds of mirth and jollity md he found himself at the entrance of a superb far exceeding any he had seen constructed by human With what a scene No em or pursuit of man on iras here being carried on with a vehe nence that excited his unutterable amaze There the young and lovely still swam through the mazes of the dance There the panling steed still bore iis brutal rider through the excitements of the goaded rate There over the mid night the intemperate still drawled out the wanton song or maudlin blasphe my The gambler plied foreter his end less and Ihe slates of Mammon toil ed through eternity their bitler task whilst all the magnificence of earth paled before that which now met his He soon perceived lhal he was amongst he knewlobe dead and he was pursuing the whatever it that had formerly engrossed when finding himself re lieved of the presence of his unwelcome ventured to for mer friend Mrs he taw as had been her wont on absorbed at her to rest from the and introduce him to the pleasures of the which appeared to him to be very unlike what he had and indeed an extremely agreeable But with a cry of she that there was no rest in hellthat they must ever toil on al those very pleasuresand innu merable voices echoed through the inter minable there is no rest in hell Whilst throwing open their each disclosed in his bosom an everburning flame they were the pleas ures of hell their choice on earth was now their inevitable doom In Ihe midst of the horror this scene Jiis conductor at his earnest entreaty re stored him again to earth as he quil led he Remember in a year and a day we meel again Al Ihis crisis of his dream the sleeper feverish and ill whether from the eflecl of the dream or of his proceed ing he was so unwell as to be ob liged to keep his bed for several days du ring which period he had time for many serious which terminated in a resolution to abandon the club and his li centious companions He was no sooner than die at the same and thfty replied thai t could hot be otherwise for same disease did not take them both off at One as the Hting One would have to be i UJ leparated from the dead the act of t jeparation would be death but their general impression is that they will both die of the same disease anitit the same time Their affection foreach other very Any of the neighbors offer1 ng an insult to the the other immedi j ately resents and it would take achampi1i on to cope with them in a rough and jle fight To use an expression of then i iciglibors they fight like Houses Printing Telegraph has been for IJ some days in operation between this cityiY So far as we are it works with entire success and perfect satisfaction Upon the receipt ot i he Britannias news 6n Monday morningf t it was transmitted over this line to Philat delphia at the rate of 2227 words in one j liottr and fifty is quite asi j rapid a rate as has been reached by any1 i other line The principal point of difference be tween Houses telegraph and of least to far as results i IL in this thai ihe received by the former are printed inj Roman letters while those of the latter are printed in arbitrary tf represent One uses the alphabet and the other an alphabet of iUM This of course in some must be held to be an advantage in favor of Houses as both arel j written upon long narrow strips of and are copied before being Uia practical advantage may not be very j Mr in his uses a key and striking one key once al i ways writes one letter at the other i In Morses Telegraph striking the key J once makes but one whereas two three and even four dots are sometimes required to form a From this difi j ference it is claimed that Houses Tele 1 graph will write much faster than the oth Whether this proves to be so or not in actual we cannot it seems eminently reasonable that it should1 as is known claims that Houses telegraph interferes with secured to him by as the inventor and this claim is yet to be cially Of as to the points i at issue we have not the means of an We are certainly desirous of competilion in demand5 ed by Ihe public we would not have it at the expense of any J I ment of rights and interests to which Proi I fessor Morse has a just But with1 out reference to this contested I they flocked around bent on recoverj can bear testimony to the W ing so valuable a member of their sociely j and satisfactory operation of Houses r vVe would gladly insert the extended scription of it which he has sent if limits would We have no doubf that it will receive a large share of I am will you vote for a Whig in preference In the language of my in structions I under no political ne cessity whatever will I vote for a man holding erroneous views on this If a Whig no belterthan Central thousands in Alabama will remain at If a candidate is holding sound views on lliis no matter what his other political thousands of the de mocracy there mil support A FEARFUL Some ninety years there flourished In GlsKgow a club of young which from the extreme profligacy of its mem bers anj the licentiousness of their was commonly called the Hell Be sides their nightly or weekly iiiiy i1 lllt i and an answer was promised on behalf of they held one grand annual In lhc Union of the fith which each tried to excel the other ihc m i i March it uas stated by the We drunkenness and blasphemy and on these hope to have the pleasure of lay ing before occasions there was no star among them 1 whose lurid light conspicuous than that of young Mr Archibald our readers to morrow evening a sntisfac tory drawn from official that ol young of Mr Rockwells attack on the statistics endowed with brilliant talents a haml having wrung from him a confession of the cause of his as may be appeared to them eminently they soon contrived to make him ashamed of his good He joined them again resumed their former course of and when the annual satur nalia came he found himself with his glass in his hand at the table when the rising to make the accustomed began with this being it is a year and a day since our last The words struck upon the young mans ear like a knell but ashamed to expose his weakness to the jeers of his he sat out the plying himself with wine even more liberally than in order to drown his intrusive thoughts in the gloom of a winters he mounted his horse to ride Some hours the horse was with his saddle and bridle quietly ing by the roadside about halfway be tween the city and Mr house while a few yards off lay the corpse of his mas as I have said in introducing this it is no fiction the circumstances happened as here An account of it was published at the but the copies were bought up by the Two or were and the narrativehasbeen Crowes THE SIAMESE The Siamese twins are living in North as and are both A correspondent of the Richmond who has recently visited their some interesting details in relation to their domestic The twins can chop wood remarkably four hands being the axe at the of Mr Rockwells attack on of the Secretary of the No was except in a speech of Mr chairman of the Committee on Finance of the in which he acknowledged the error in the difference between the receipts anil ex penditures of but denied all On the 1 llli of May Mr Rockwell made ti second in which he pointed out numerous other errors of the Secretary of the The following are only a portion of these as shown by the report of one of the Committee on Public referred to by Mr in his speech The discrepancies shown by bringing down the statement to the 1st in relation to these Treasury notes issued under the two acts of lS4t and are as follows As to the amount of stock issued under the act of the report of the Sec retary and the statement of the committee differ As to the stock issued under the act of January As to the notes under the act of the difference is under the act of As to the amount of notes and loan available at the December under the act of under the act of No explanation of any kind some had held out great promise in his and raised hopes which had been completely frustrated by his sub sequent reckless One after returning from lhc annual Mr Archibald having retired to dreamed the following drram He fancied that he himself was mounted on a favorite black that he always and that he was proceeding toward his own a country seat em bowered by and situated upon a now entirely built anil forming part of the a whom the dark young man with a volley of whilst he struggled to free That you will see by and return ed the in a tone that excited unac countable terror in the youth who plung ing his spurs into his attempted to fly but in However fast the animal the stranger was still beside till at in his desperate efforts to the rider was thrown instead of be ing dashed to the as he he found himself as if sinking into the bowels of the At a period being put to this mysterious he found breath to in quire of his who was still be same They also shoot at a mark or game with their four hands resting on the They drive their horses forty lo and do any kind of work about the Mrs Eng says her husband is very kind to the and that Chang is very severe with Mrs Eng is also belter disposed than Mrs anil is the Mrs Eng is very close and and Mrs Chang is disposed to indulge in dress and various other The twins raritly differ about but often dificr in their ideas of pu releasing negroes or The opinion of Eng is always the and Chang readily Eng does all thn writing including the signing of notes and other important Lug is one inch taller than and Changs wife is taller than Some old lady in the a few days asked Eng which was the oldest and he replied that he was just six months older than his says the old 1 thought there about as much for you are purty considerable bigger than your They are good on a and the old lady was in They have a blacksmith shop on their and a shoemakers shop I saw a good sized frame house that they without any assist from foundation to At the ta ble they both use a and has his own knife and I asked them if they both to A stood chatting in IN and Harry corner of a ball So said Ihe your litv jj Ellen got safe to New I icr there last looking like a jj I dare returned Charles for tear Osborne is so happy in his new V that he spared no expense to setii ler off to the best advantage Tis true and I sometimes der how you have made up your mind part with Oh going to be married yon knowi and young ladies dont tolerate any near the In I expect to find j happiness enough at Jw Ah very fine but I should not if before long you were for getting yi jeauty back May said shrugging JVbtis And so the two and a j who had approached behind and been an involuntary The next morning Y f following take an early opportunity request that our engagement may be sidered at an end from this YouifjV jj principles would destroy all chance happiness with even if the insulti manner in which you have allowed yourvS self to refer to our connection were sufficient lo produce the resolution I now I am entirely at a loss to comy prehend the meaning of your and lil you can give me a clearer idea of I am it is impossible for me to i fend I await your reply You ask my meanng why add hypocrisy to yo faults If your conscience docs not perhaps it may be enough to 3 to you the name of I am more than ever I never spuke to Mr Osborne but and that was when I sold him my yacfiL fjij let me know what you do mean Your YACHT and her Ellfnl Oh dearest what a have been Coma lo me Ill tell I cant write Your JULIA Spirit of the Timc CURIOUS Recently Great Mr was married to Missy Amelia sister to Mr Benjamin wheelwright anil Mr son of Mr Thomas Miss Sophiai sister to Amelia The saidfjji Mr Benjamin about forty years married the daughter of the said Mr Thoml as Younjt Miss therefore motherinlaw at fifteen prandmother at fifteen and mo to her own brother and A readiness to take oflence u the of a narrow mind or bad temper Louis Phillippe is about making a jj ened tour of England Sopthind   

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