Madison Express, June 18, 1846

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June 18, 1846

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Madison Express (Newspaper) - June 18, 1846, Madison, Wisconsin t TRUSTING AN INDIAN CHIEF: OR CONFIDENCE RETURNED. One of the first settlers in western New York, was Judge W------ who established ot four miles Crora Utica. He brought his family with fcitn, among whom wns u widowed daugh- ter with only ona child. You will recol- lect thut the country round was nn unbro- ken forest, and this was tho domain of Iho tribes. Judgo W. saw ihonecessily of keeping rood terms with ihe Indians, for aa he nearly alono ho was completely at their Accordingly he topic op- portunity to assure them of hn kindly feel- ings and to secure their good will m return Several of iho chiefs cnmo to soo him, nnd appeared But tliero was one thai troubled him, an ngod chief of tho Seneca tribe, and ono of great influ- ence, who re-sided at tho distance of hall a dozen had not yet been lo soo him, nor could ho by any moms ascertain iho views and feelings of ihe.suchera in respect to his settlement in, thai region. At last he sent him a message, and the answer was that the chiei'would visit him on Iho mor- row. Trua to his appointment, tho sachom came: Judge received him with marks respect: nnd introduced his wife, his daugh- ter snd little boy. Tlio interview that fol- lowed was interesting. Upon its results, the Judgo win convinced his security nvghl depend, and lie was, therefore, exceedingly anxious to make n favorable impression the distinguished chief. Ho express- ed to him his desire to sellle in ihe country; lo live on terms of umity and good fooling with iho Indians, and lo bo usoful to them by introducing the arts of civilization. The chief hoard him out, and then said, you nsk much, and you promise much. What pledge can you give of your good faith "'The honor of a man that never knew was tlio reply. "The w hitc man's word may bo good to the white mini, yel it is but wind when spo- to the s-iid the sachem. have put my life into your 'd the Judge: "is this not an oviilencc: of good inanitions 1 havo placed confi- dence in the Indian, and will not bolicve tl' t ho will abuse or betrny tho trusl lhal .bus re-posed." much is replied th) chief, "the Indian will repay confidence with con- fidence: if you will trust him, ho will you. 1 must Irive a pledge. Let tins boy go wilh mo lo my wigwarn; I will bring him j'n three (Jays with my jf uuuirow !nd pierced thn bosom of tho mother, she could not have felt n deeper jiuntj th'in v, enlto her heart, nstho Indian made ibis proposal. Sho sprang from her seat, and running to iho boy who stood at the sidy of tho Sachem, looking into his 1 fuce with pleased wonder and admiration, she encircU'ii him in her arms, an-1 pressing j him close to her bosom, was about to lly from tho ro nn. A gloomy and ominous irown come over the sachem's brow, but he not speak. Bat not with Jurlgj W. llo know thnt the fiuccoss of their n'-crpri-f, tho lives of hid, dcpenlpil upon tho of thai moment. "Stay, st'iy, my said he. ''Bring back ".ho boy, 1 hcsoech lie is not more to von than to mo. would not risk a hair of his head. Huf, jnv child, ho must go w'tli the chief, (rod will watch over him! Ho will bonssnfo in the .srichc'iii's wigwrni) as beneath our roof und hi our arms." The mother hesitated Tor a mo- ment: she then slowly returned, placing ih-j boy on the; knee of the chief, anil kneel- ing ut his fiet burst into a llooil of te'irs. The gloom passed from tho Sachem's brow, bui he said not n word, lie arose, took tho boy in his arm.j nnd departed. 1 sh'ill not attempt to describe tho of tho 1.1 >ther for tho three ensuing dnys. Sho was api'.ate.l by oonMnding hopes mi tho night sho nwoko from her seoin'iig to heir tho acro'ims of hor chil 1. (villing upon its mother for holp! liut tho time wore tho third day 1 low slowly' did the hours pass! Th" waned away; noon arrived; and '.ho CKIIIK not. There wis gloom over llic wholi household. Tho mother was pain and silent, as if despair WBK settling coldly arou'id her Judpe W. lo fro, e.very few minute-, to thedoor, and looking through the opening of iho forest towards tho sa- chem's abode. At List, n.s tho nys cf tho selling sun were throv, n upon tlio tops of tho forest a- round, Iho etiglo feathers of tlio ohiefi'iin were seen d incim; above tho hushes iu iho diftincr. lie nilvinci 1 rapidly, aiul ihe Sittle was at his side. Ko uns gaily iittired ns a young feet being dressel in moccasins1; a fine beaver skin wn-s hi- shoulders, and eagles fenthuiy wen- stiii-l; int.) his hair. llo in ex- cellent smiits and so proud was ho of his honors, he seemed two inches lallcr than bi'lWo. llo was soon in his mother's nrm-, and in thai brinf minuto sho snomo-d to pR--s from death to life. It was n h tppy happy for mo to describe. "Thn white man has said thn snehi'm, ''lierc'irter lot us frien Is. Vou have trusted tho Indian; he will repay yon iu con'idence and friendship." Ho was ns hi-, word; and Judste W. lived for ni'iny years in pe'ieo with tho In- dian tribes, and succeeloi! in laying tho found'ition of a nourishing and prosperous .eonununiu. Xo few years' since n converted Indian, near St. Catharine'.', U. C. was returning from a hunting tour, ve- ry much fatigued and hungry. For a long time ho could find no ono of his denomina- tion ou whom to call lo obtnin a morsel of food. Hunger grew imperious in her de- mands, und iho Indian ventured to call at the dwelling. Ifo enquired of iho man if he was a Methodist. 'No wns iho '1 am no Methodist.' What reli- gion then you got V asked the Indian. 'No was tho reply. 'What, MO reli- gion 'Yes, MI) religion.1 Tho Indian looked very twrry, nnd withdrawing to iho given to-day nnd broken to-morrow ns well 'as- trust the fickle sensor put faith in traitors." Emily rosasadly to her feet. These lasl words had crushed what remained of hope in her boso'm. She saw that passion had the occupant of the room has tily ipso to'hand her a chair, "Tins is an unexpected and his eyes sparked with pleasure. 'Colonel Emily in j distorted a nature, always prone to selfish- a no less surprised tone, for in the com- manding officer sho recognized a rejected admirer, nor did tho discovery calm hor ag- ilalion, or lesson her fears. "I bog you bo said he, with lov- or-liko deference, "pray, has any happened to Mr, coming alarms me. Bu: rely on niy aid to do any thing you nsk." These encouraging words partially nl- layed Emily's fears, yet she f'eit a strong repugnance to ask a rejected lover for the life of Ctiptnin Elwyn. For a moment, therefore, sho shrank from tho task. Bin seeing that Colonel Thorn still kept sr- lence, shoj-omemberodnll that hung on her interview, and gathering boldness lo speak. has happened to Mr. Newton. All nra well at the park. But we have just heard that on old and esteemed neign- bor has boon made prisoner, and is to dio to Elwyn I I come to beg his life. 1 know not when I sot forth that you Commanded at this post, or I should have spared myself the n gony of tlio last th roe lion 1-3' suspense.' ness, into the cruelty of a fiend. Her demeanors.iddenlyassamodi dignily which awed Col. Thorne, even am.d the fury of joalousy. "God forgive she said, "and grant that, on your death bed, you may nol plead to him in vain. I have but one favor to ask of she said, after a pause, nnd that is a personal interview Captain There was such a lofly majcsly in hor air, which was the nir rather of n superior lhan a supplicant, that Col. Thorne quailed as selfish passion and cruelty ever does be- fore true nobilily of sotil. Ho would have refused hor boon hart he dared, but he was awed into consent, though the momenl after sho left his presence and the order for her admittance to tho prisoner had beon issued, he cursed himself for having been Influenc- ed into the consent Tho room in which Captain Elwyn was confined was situaldd on ihe ground floor of the inn, no more secure place existing in Ihe village, which of itself was composed of or five houses, A few steps brought Tho brow of her listener had darkened I Emily to tho enlrance ofclho apartment, at tho mention of his prisoner's nnme. and Tho door was (king open, and sho stood in his eyo was keenly and meaningly fixed tho presence of her lover on Emily while sho concluded. She felt that Colonel Thorn wr.s reading tho secret: hor voice faltered, und hor cheek grew pale. "Nuy! this is n boon beyond my power to gi said the officer, in an excited tone, "nordid I suppose Miss Nowton had learn- ed 'to plead for rebels, when I expressed my read'noss to accedo to hor wishes. Cap- tain Elwyn must dio." Emily looked at iho compressed lip, and saw the angry gleam of tho speaker's eye, and her heart died within her. But d'cs- pair gave her new courage. "Say not sho exclaimed, "you can and will save his life. You nro powerful nt this post. eternal giatitudo will bo yours." She stopped in confusion, conscious that she had betrayed herself. "Do your pnrents know you arc said Colonel Thorn suddenly, pausing in tho hurried strides ho was taking to and fro: then witnessing her embarrassment al his quoslion nnd loading in il Ihoconfirmation of his suspicions, he added wilh cold civili- ty, "Allow me, Miss, to see you safely homo. It ill befits a young woman of birlh and education to bo riding over the country at night'on Quiolic errands." There was n sneering tone in Iho latter part of his speech, which would have par- alyzed nil hope, but in the heart of a devo- ted woman. Emily saw that joalousy of his rival prompted this ungenerous speech; and in terror for hor lover, all maidsnly reserve was forgotten. Oh bo not so she He was rci.ding by a solitary candle when thus intcn-jpted, nnd looking up ho saw with surprise a veiled female figure. Emily trembled excessively. Sh? dreaded that Captain Elwyn would think sho over- stepped tho bounds of female modesty in thus seeking him; but this fear was soon dissipated, for her lover immediately re- cognizing hor form sprang forward with a joyful exclamation and tho poor girl now all nervousness and agitation, foil weeping into his arms. When sho was more composed ha drew lYomheranarrvtivoof the meant, by which she had learned his danger. "And you dared the perils of a midnight rido to seo mo God bless you, dearest! But 1 would you hac not he added mournfully. "1 would you had spared yourself this sad would you had known nothing of my peril till all was Poor 'Emily at these Avords wept afresh, but yielding her hand to her they knelt together on tho prison floor. A few minutes of silent mediation on ihe part of the prisoners followed nnd during the pause Emily rebuked herself for having lost her composure, when she-should have been iho one to cheer and sustain. Direclly the voice of tho betrothed arose in prayer. The accents were firm, clear and full, as he poured out his earnest supplication that strength might be granted to her who knelt by hU side, Emily fed n holy fervor glow in her heart, whilo peuce, as from on high, stole into her bosom. Her emotion was not one of hope, nor one wholly of resigna- tion but ihere was a mingling of holb, and sho experienced fully in lha words ot' the petitioner, that "God's ways are not nsour ways, and what seemeth to him right w best." When they arose from their knees, both were corilposed, and their eyes met each other in a glance of affection that seemed too spinlualized mid heavenly for this earth. It appeared to Emily nt that moment as if she should be supremely happy could sho but die with hor betrothed. Suddenly a knock was heard al tha door. It is tbs signal for your we must now snid the prisoner; and then in a solemn but affectionate tono he added, our next meeting wJli bo iu llf.ea- ven." Emily's tears again flowed, nor could she speak for choaking, Tno door open- ed, and the soldier entered to lead her out. She turned to take a last loolt on her belro- thod. By an uncontrollable impulse sho flung hor arms around his nock, forgetting the presence of the soldier, anil thinking only thai sho should never see that belov- ed form again. Then consciousness pass- ed from her. said the 'prisoner, us the soW- ier advancing would have taken the insen- sible form from him. will bear her myself to ihe door and commit hor to tho servant's care. Oh Emily, do wo part for- ever Ila What is thnt ho suddenly exclaimed, stopping quickly. The soldier too stopped. A shot rung ncross the night, then another, then n third; and in rapid succession followed shouts, iho clash ofsibres, wild huzzas, and nu Ihe tumult of a life and death The conflict, whatever it was about, was close nt hand. have with tho British or death Theso wore the words that, pronounced within a few feel of iho prisoner, apparent- ly by a voice oulaide iho inn, thrilled tliro' the heart of Captain Elwyn, and made the .'naninrjaSo burden on his bosom faintly open her oycs. The soldier darted into the pns- snge, forgetting lo closo tho door; whilo the siumls of hurrying footsteps were heard from tho upper rooms. Could tho post havo been surprised Captain Elwyn would havo laid down his precious burden and availed himself of ihe open door lo in-: quire, but h s half inanimate chnige clung i to him, and ho shrank from exposing her to a chance shot by rushing out into ihe meloo. lie dit; not havo long to wait, however; tho uproar deepened every min- ute, and grow nearer. At length there vvns a sound like the Clashing of a door, and a the now sho knew it wns a pro- phetic gleam of her present happiness, mercifully sent to cheer her soul. It was some months after that eventful night when a horseman arrived al Mr. Newton'sdoor covered with ausl. Dismoun- ting, he hurried lo ihe parlor, without wai- ting to be announced. see-him. Emily was the first Ilenry exclaimed, springing to- ward him. "Father, mother, here is Cap- tain to claim his ho said, continuing sentence, and extending his hand to Mr. Newton. Cornwallis has surrendered 'to Washington at York- town, and peace is how secure. My coun- try no longer needs my aid, and hereafter I shall tu rn ray sword into n reaping hook- sliall 1 now claim your daughter, JUr. New- God bless said the old man, join- ing their hands. This day I havo long prayed my country should bs free, ami Emily have a protector. 1 can say wi'th Simoon, Lord, now lettost thou ihy servant dcparl in pence." And Emily and Captain Elwyn wore married, and lived long and happily. Af- ter tho close of the war Cron. Marion visit- ed them, and many a pleasant day was spent by the General and Captain Klwyn their battles o'er PRICKS OF WIIKAT AT IIoiuu A- many it is supposed tho pro- posed change in the Policy of OKI 13ritish Government in admitting foreign Grain at a low rnta of duty, will greatly benefit the farmers of iliis country in giving 'hem a new market for their grain. Mr. Chnrlcs Hudson of M.'ibs., ono of the most intelli- gent nnd useful members of Congress, has bestowed much attention upon this subject, nnd has made a speeth upon it in House. lie insists tftnt any oxpeclntion of benefit to us from ihe chnngo m the British policy will not be realized. From Parliamentary reports lie establishes that from 1821) to 13.13, tho annual importation of Wheat and wheat Hour into Groat Britain was about the heaviest importation being in 1642, and the lightest 000 in 1835. Of tho importation of 18-1'J tho U. States and tho North American Co- Ionics furnished about of which fourfiflhs went from the British From 1930 lo at the five great wheat markets in Europe the rtvcrago price of Wheat was 88 cents per bushel, Dant- xic 91, Hamburg 00, Amsterdam 99, Ant- werp 98, Odessa 0 1. For the length of time, at the seaports in lliis country, the average price of Wheat was being 37 cents more thun Ihe average per bushel at iho above mentioned ports on the Black ami Bailie Seas. So in Iho first cos! of tho grain thoro i.s nn advantage lor the huver of 37 cents per bushel in of tho Eu- ropean wheat markets over ofir Jiotbirg of the higher rate of freight from this country. Consequently, Eng- land will most generally receive her sup- plies of whent from tho greal European Wheat in years of great rush was made into the passage leading to his coll. I day's our own shouted a manly voice in grcnt excitement, and j Captain Elwyn recognized the tones of his faithful trooper who had apprised Miss i Newton of his forever! "Say not exclaimed Emily, striving swainp fox ;igin the British Ton any to compose hor tears. "There is a melan- day. Huzza How arc you, Cnpta.n choly pleasure in this interview. You but you're nil safe, nnd tho cnomy crying for 1 fool that I I and seizing hib loader'1; hand scarcity, like the last, when tho price will justify importations from this Those facts show very conclusively that tho home market is the only sure and cer- tain one for our they .should bo in favor of such a T.irilf policy as will ensure a eont.nuau io inuroa J in the home demand. go before to a better world, shall follow soon." IIor lover pressed hor mutely to his bo- som the toars wore in his own O3'es, but called up by her agony nol his> "i know from tho first moment of my said he at lenglh, "that there wns no hope. Colonel Thorne, if ho does not know, suspects my lovo for you, nnd would rejoice to destroy a rival nnd a rebol at once.' Wo are old foes in the field. I have asked cried, rising and seizing tho officer's contns him no favors." he turned toward tho door. "Spare the life of Capt, Elwyn Do nol visit on himyour anger at mo. See, here. I kueel for this boon. Grant my pelilion, and I will ever pray for into your hoarl, and be Miss Newton." said her rejected lover, haughtily, "you forget yourself and me. Cnpt. Elwyn must dio. He is a rebel, nnd shall sullcr as exclaimed Colonel Thorne with energy, slung lo perfect mad- ness, and every noble feeling banished from his heart by joalousy. "As ho has sown, so must he reap." havo mercy on him, as you hope for mercy hereafter imploring- ly cried Emily, clinging to him, "or at least have mercy on me. Ask anything you wish then in she added, impetuous- ly, as he strove to disengage himself from her, "command me never to see Capt. Elwyn more, and you shall be "Ha! will you do this V'snidCol. Thorne. suddenly turning to her nnd grasping her wrist with she almostscream- ed with pain. "Will you go farther t Will you promise to be mine 7 Twill take you at your word. I ask this. Promise, and Captain Elwyn is free Poor Emily, nt these words, gazed in speechless horror at tho officer. Had Col. Thorne asked her only to sacrifice Capt. Elwyn he might have extorted a promise to that to wed him whom.she did not love, whom she could never love, "was a boon beyond even her power to grant. She felt it would be better thnt both she and .Capt Elwyn should die than that such n sacrifice should be remained silent, but pale as death. 'Alas! it is but too said tho weed- ing girl. ''I saw himbefore I came toyout and plead in vain for your life." "Now this is too said tho pri- soner with a burst of feeling. "I would havo rather sacrificed my right hand than thai he should Ihustrmmph over you Yet, Heaven bless you, doarost, for making the endeavor. The knowledgeof lovo like this dcvoled, so self-sncrifioing, will smooth my few hours of life." "O! Henry, is there no hope exclaim- ed Emily, suddenly looking up. "It can- not bo that I am to lose you. I will not believe succor will yet come from some quarter. Say that there is hopo sho said almost frantically. The bitterness of death wns increased by the honest shook ;t with a frenzy of delight, at tho same time jerking his hat from his head, he whirled it to tho ceiling. The uproar without suddenly coascd, bjl was quickly transferal to the prisoners cell. A dozen sturdy yeomanry rushed in and seized Captain Elwyn's hand, some of these he seemed to know, others wcro stran- gers to him, tho' ho recognized tho uniform which was that of Marion's men. The whole passed so quickly lhal tho intruders had not time to see Emily, whom Captain Elwyn still pnrtinlly supported, though now fully restored to conclousness, she shrunk blushing behind him. At lenglh n small swarthy man appeared, for whom all mada way. Ho eagerly seized Ihe prisoner's hand. God bless you, General said Captain Elwyn in deep .emotion, I owe you my life "Say nothing about it. We happened to meet your brave fellow there, ond came hither as fast as spurs could bring The post wns surprised beautifully, though Col. Thorn ninilo a despernte resistance, and died sword in hand. Miss Newlon ho said, suddenly recognizing our heroine, nnd comprehending Iho slate THE PRINTER'S TEN MENTS. 1. Thou shall lovo the is ihe standard of tho country. 2. Thou shall subscribe for his for ho seckctb much lo obtain iho ncuc, of which y may not remain ignorant. 3. Thou shall pay him for his for he laboroth hard to in good season. REDEEMED doubts which the Loco Focoorgansaltompf- cd to throw over tho res-jlt of the lust elec- tion in tho (rranito Stale have been salisfiiclorily dispollcj by tho action of thd Legis'littura. This body assembled n't Con- cord on the 1st instant nnd JOHN HAMS, the man whom the Lorjo Foco. loaders un- dertook to proscribe for his independent vole against 'the Texas iniquity, was elect- ed Speaker of tho House, by a vote of 131) to llttcwsl for tho F. candidate SWASKV Tho Clerks elected, Monsrs. KARIDS and SANHOHN, arc Independents. In tho Sunnlo tho (ivct filled by whigs, so thafcbody and Independents S, koctis 4. In 'iho Houss Whigs and 118. No doubt was entertained of tho election of Gen. CourlY, tohig, of) the 4th, in joiu't convention of the two Nor is-lhoroafiy doubt tlmta dent will be eleoloJ U'. S. Sentinel. OF WAlVt Tho actual result of 'war is, thnt a feol-- ing of insecurity pervades ovory of trade, nn i commerce is serioosly interrupt- ed and impaired. Every Vnin even now feels tho disastrous effects of war on his siness, nnd this is frequently tho case when. ho docs not know how It operates. Tho owners of produce and merchandise nro fraid to send iho same to soa for fear of capture und confiscation, nnd in conno- qiionco of tho risks of war mosl enormous and ruinous rnlesaro charged for insurance. Miuh business is slopped, and wlvit little is dono is rendered expensive and insecure. Produce is knocked down in price, nnd iho holders of produce sutler ruinous losses. Flour, proii ,ions of all kinds, hemp nnd tobacco have been deprived of n mti'kol, and prohlr-itod in price by tho war. Many of our best men must bond under the fatal operation of tho interruption of trade. In New-Orleans produce cannot bo sold at any price, nnd it is ntninst impossible to obtain the piico of freights on a cargo of agricultural articles, Lead the only nr- ticle. thai tolernbhT-'prico. Tho warehouses are filled at New 'Orleans, nnd very litllo shipping on.. Exchango i.s rendered very ililiicnlt to be obtained, and brand) of business' if. oppressed. In St. Louis tho War has produced a stngnalion of, and it is !w- gi nning lo he felt with gre-tl severity in tho interior of Illinois and Mi-souri. Mnny worthy men, in llio usual courso ot" bujnoss, have largo amnanH of hemp, tobacco, grain, Hour, ment, of other prci.iiice, and expect to pny for iho same and meet Iheir other engagements, expecting confidently to be to money oisily by drawing bills ort Iho or on Xow-Oi'lenn.s; hut they find that in coiiscpiciico of the insecurity arising lVon> the apprehension of War, they tiro cat oil from lliat re.souivo. Drafts on New-Orleans cannot ho sold nt any price, ai.d llie mlr.ind danger of ship- ment render drafts on the East unavailable. Tlic merchants of ihis piano fool thu con- sequence very sensibly, and tho trailers ill ihcmlprior.lowns- arc deprived of the mcain a sight of her agony, and Captain Elwyn of affairs at a glance, ho said, turning to turned away to conceal his emotion. Ho I his followers, but come, lei us now lhat away pressed her to his breast, butdared not make an answer. "Do not bid ms cried Emily wildlv, "say there is hope of aid from some of your friends." replied the prisoner, "there is no hope. It is said he, brightening up. "that n couple of score of brave men might surprise this post, but where are these to be found 'i My troop is scattered or slain, nnd Marion whom I- was marching to join, is far nwny. It is better, dearest, you we have freed Captain Elwyn, see lhat our victory is secure, and then be the news of this surprise will bring a hive of these English bees about our ears if wo stay here till day-break." His men hastily obeyed their beloved lea- der's order, when Gen. Marion whisper- ing to Cnptnin Elwyn to lead Miss New- lod to a more private room, followed them. Shall we nttempl lo pninl the emotion lhat swelled in Emily's bosom When she found herself again alone With her belrolh- should know the trulh at once, and prepare I ed, no longer under sentence of death, but yourself for my death'. For myself I care little, but your agony unnerves me. I have hod my thoughts-on Heaven ever since I was condemned. Let us together look you1 may derive strength of soul: God will temper tho wind to the shorn lamb." freel The first movement of the lovers, when they had closed the door of tho little parlor Whither Capt. Elwyn led Emily, was to kneel down and return thanks -for their deliverance. Not till then did Emily understand the mingling of of hope and res- ignation which had followed tho proyer'in Thou shall ho may bo able lo give you ihe paper. 5. Thou shall nol visit him regirdlcss of his office his papers. 6. Thou shall touch nothing thai would givo tho prinler fie may hold thee guilty. 7. Thou shall nol read iho nnmiscript in ihe hands of tho ho will not hold tboo harmless. 8. Thou slmlt not see thc'nows before it is he will givo it to you in due 0. Thou shnlt ask him few questions of ihings in iho it, thou sbalt tell nolhing. 10. Thou shall not send nbusivo and threatening loiters to the editor. tho above (which we copy from the Saturday Messenger) wo add the fol- lowing: 11. Thou shnlt not relurn a newsp-ipor to tho publisher, to he stopped, until thou hasl called al ihe "Captain's office, and settled." "RENDER UNTO CESAR" un- wittingly did injustice to our, spirit yeslsrday in saying thnt no membor of Con- gress had Vel torn himself from ihe luxurious carpets of Washington, nnd the and altrnc- tions of eight dollars a day, to volunteer for service in Mexico. Mr. ELAKK, the spirited and zealous Whig member from Illinois, has proved his faith by his works in leaving his seal in Congress to raise a regiment of volunteers for the Rio Grande. He is now in Illinois, recruiling wilh that object. But none of the "war of the exclusively ihe "fifty-four forty or fighi" men, havo yet mnnifesled the least disposition to "work their passage" to the "Halls of tho teaukec Sentinel. of Hireling their engnijeine-nts from tho Mime Credit is impaired nndconfi- donee (V'-'lroved by blow on the coin- inTco of tho ihe planters und fur- mrrs will I'm.1 ilrit tho men who have pur- clr.sed their lobicco and produce will not able lo meet th'Mr promises, bccau'-o they cannot ship or on iho A nnn mny Imve thousand dollars worth of pro luce, mid uriy owe five thonsind dollars to ibo ('.irmr-rs .ilautors bis vicinily, and still ho cannot raise ihnt .sum on iho produce. This will compe.1 even trnlcr.3 to bend or brenk, and very honest ir.rn lo fail m their Money will oonsrqmnlly be scarce, pro- duc" dull and de-ul, and time., opprowsivt'ly hard, All thi-s comes from llm ive you liic'ncws :'rtd ofcmr rnlefi. TliH Wangemcnt of business is so much paid for our vain desire for glory and tho ihirsl liir n.tliarial Em. KT. St. L THLXOS JX WASHINGTON: uf llm New Yoilt TnliDiio: WARiiiNfiTos May 28, 18.10. Tho Speech of Senator wus con- cluded to-day. Itisnnablo whole Oregon MFiir, but nol bo brilliant no was expected. Ho wanted somebody let contradict him or make him angry, lie said lujfirui noBpprchcri.sioiisnf n warunV irig with England on ibis .subject, if wn hnii men wilh Sir! wild hoj o in.innge ihe negotiations, lie propostil aUicich of a bill which ho would voto lor) .o cxlcijil the United States laws over oml fortify ing the mouth of tho Columbia, creeling Light IlniihcH, c. After a few remarks from Mr. Wfefr- ;orr nnd Mr. CASH, the subject was prissc-d >vcr till Monday next, wlu-n it is tho .cntion of Mr. CABS to speak on the M lie arid Mr. Bcnton may got excited. Resolutions to preycm (Jen. Taylor with sword, and to adjourn Congress on llm 20th of July, were1 inlro.iucrcJ, nnd will probably IKJ acted on to-morrowi Mr. JKKKKHBON of Mississippi, and friend SAWYKR of Ohio, hrul a regulor to-day about the merits of tlio 1'oini Military Academy. Mr. SAW veil seemed to gel ihe of the fight. Mr. Tvi-Kil ed before Mr. Commillca lo-dny, and gave testimony highly plonking to iho friends of Mr. WKHBTKB. I believe testifies lhat the Secret Fund prnpcrlj appropriated under his own direc- tion, li Col. Worth arrived nt Mobile on Ju's woy- lo the Army, on ihe 17lh ult. ;