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   Wisconsin Tribune (Newspaper) - October 27, 1848, Mineral Point, Wisconsin                               The X Jjconsin Tribune, Mineral Point, lowt County, Wit., BY GKOKGE W. BLISS. To Village Subscribers BO Office and mail Subscribers, '2 00 If p'yment be delayed for six months. GO centH will added to the above terms. JET No paper discontinued (c-xcnptnt the option of the Kditor) until all arreura-jieK arc paid. RATES OF ADVEHTISIKG. One square, (12 lines ov law) one insertion, CM) 1 Kach additional insertion, 3S One month, 2 00 Three months, 3 Oi) Six months, 3 (JO 1 year, fl (.10 iralfacolum, for six months, Hi 00 For one your, 18 00 One ritlumit, for nix months, 13 00 For year, 'Jfl 00 All ailvartiMcments cnruWefril by square Aerwise tigrectt upon, aiul charged tor uu- l ordered out. i" Affidavit of publication withheld in all ra- until the advertisement is paid lor. JIT We publish behjw so much of the Election Ijiw as we deem to govern tin; judges in cunduc-ting any gcncud election. LAW.-; Or' Af'T to provide for goncrul ;md spe- cial the time v.'litu, the manner of the simo, ami thu ities and privileges ol'fluctor.i. Tin- people ot' thu of VVii-.-tr.isin, represented in the .Senate and Aisusibly.d-jc.wctas i. PECTIXW 1. Kvrry nude person of the ape nvfutv-om.' yenrs or upwards b'-Umping to either) if 111- .-hi.sM.'S who huvn resided in j tin' State lor flip year i.i'Xt election, lie deemed :i ijtnlified cleelor lit ele ion )tt. White of the tjirlivl States. White pci-i-ms of foreign birth, who shall j i.iiv..' iiivhinsd th-i.' inlominiis Li-cornr j .-iiiii'oriiiiibly I nvs 'In; Slutes on j subject of i.'.'.Ltlon. ;jd. I'efsons of Indiiin blood who have once j he.-u declared by law 'd' the 1'iiiiud Slutc.t, eijue il. Liw of to contrary 4th. Civilized UCWIHIM of Jndinn riivectit not iiivmlwrs of nfty ".ribe. i Sr.i-. vf. No pn-.-un uiiilor imn roin- j incntif, or hi.-am'. sball In vole at election nur slrdl any prison of; fie'.isuii or lelony be to a! any elec- restored 1'% civil imr any person v.lin niii.li" anv or be! upon i '.if. The i-hsill town, ivard or d .iinl l. tors o ...........i the iind pbice itn ettretior. !.av: been appointed d Ihrrri'i. ami tludl proceed to org.iniztt as a for tlii ol 'iidiietinu said elrctic.n. SKI-. Thr thu MI ill sball then and jirorl.imatiim Iheniif niaile, and iil.-n be mad'- of eac'i adjonrn- Mient iiiif! of I) i- polls. The poll .-hall be V.ejit open ill ih" il-iy Line only Iwlwien tl.n rising Sue. .'i. At' the nf the poll in ihe tore- which be at o'clock A. M in- iioiic'1 at what hour mi that h >w Imnj the poll will be adjourned, ake place, and ali-o at what and 'in any it jo hour the no Sue. 10. If the person be convic- ted of an infamoiM crime he shall not lie required co answer any questions in relation to such allef- ed conviction, nor shall any proof of con- victioti be received other than a duly authentica- ted record thereof: but if any person BO convict- ed shall vote it any election be shall have been petitioned and restored to all the rights of a citizen, he nhatl be deemed guilty of a misde- meanor, and oit conviction shall be imprisoned in county jail for the term of six months, in. 11 At tach general election the board of inspectors shall' provide- and keep two boxes one to be entitled tile (state box, the other the County box, If in congress are to be cho- sen, an box shall be kept, to be entitled (he tuid it' electors of president and vice president to be chosen, an additional box shall ktipt tiAie entitled the Electoral box. KKK. At if special election so many only of such boxen ahalj be kept a.s shall be necessary for depositing the I'Jillots for oificers to be chosen at sncij cl'-ctibn. jCach shall be provided with a eutricienl locli, and shall he locked before the opening of (In; and the keys thereof delivered to one of rhc itispectors to be appointed by the board, ;aid shixll not be opened during the election except in I in.- manner ami for the purposes herein- after mentioned. SKC. An opening shall be made in the lid of each hex. not larger than shall be sufficient for n single cliN-ed ballot to be inserted therein at one time through iviiicli each ballot received proper to be in such box shall be inserted. 14.1- VVIien the board shall have finally re- ceived the jballoi of an elector, one of the inspec- tors opening tlic game or permitting it to be opeiuid or examined, shall deposit in the box corrt'spHJiit'iug in title with the endorsement on the f 15.: Kac-i clerk of the poll shall keep a pot! list wliich contain one column headed nann.'.s of ipotei and so many additional columns as there btlx'.'H kept at the election, the head- ing of adititional column shall correspond will] tln> nurne (if one of the boxes kept. Hi. of eacb elector voting, shall lie entered -by ei'eh clerk in the column of his poll list headed niches of voters and opposite such names shall be "fc-i-ittur. the figure one in each re- c.ibnnf of poll list corresponding n: its iie.idiiiir .vvilli ihe jiarne of each box, in which ;i ballot ftf (lie elector shall have been de- posited, J SEC. 17. If 1'icre shntl lie an adjournment of 1he the clct'ts shall in the presence of the in- spectors coinpafc their respective poll lists, com- puto and set dolvri the finrnber of the votes in correct all mistakes that may be discovered .tci-onling to the decision of the board, until snMi poll lists shall agree in all rc- s-pccts. '1'vvj o( sin; boxes shall then be opened and a poll list sjr.i-.l be pl.iced in each, sueli boxes .ituill then lucked and the seal of one or rnui'c  the town clerk (or to the clerk of arty 'incorporated city or village as the case may to be preserved by .him. The bnllots. excepting such balloti as shall hijve been '.rejected by the inspectors as de- fective then be destroycil, and the board of inspects shall oe dissolved. It shall be the duty -if of elections to preserve a true copy   York: Why God you, Jesse, buy jnjr stock and draw upon me at sight. You must be poor bitches down if you cannot raise this two penny sum. If the stock has "one up, let it go to' The Bank will come up against the Safety Fund Banks, ant! depress Governor's meas- ure will eventually relieve the country Yours, J. VAN BUBEN. [No. S.] jfvon, N. Y., Stpt. "frmilad iy M. Van Ewen." My dear make use of a frank the old man left with me, to let you know that I am a- bout as unhappy a d------1 as j-ou would wish to the fear that you have purchassed me some Patterson R R. Stock, on which I am to lose a large sum of money. I see that on Wednesday it fell off at which is 8 or 9 per cent lower than it was when I au- thorized you to buy for me. I know nothing of the d d stock, except that Brcmner was dealing in it, and it had been rising- for a month, and I hardly thought my buy- ing would knock it down forthwith. Perhaps it will go still lower, and may be worth nothing for all I know. If eo, and if t own any, sell if you think best, and let me lose lihe present difference. If I get out of this job, you may consider me l: discharged, as the Cholera reports read' Yours, truly, J. VAN BUKl-N. Avon 27, Taturday, [1834.] Alby. 7. Paid cts., Addressed Mr. Moyt, at New York. [No. 9.] My Pear say "the blood of the Martyrs is the seed of the and heaven knows 1 have been freely lapped on the good cause. THEREM. [removal] Of THU J3EP. [deposits] cost me a fortune, now 1 don't see but I must lose another hunk of my lit- tle earnings. My impression is that stacks will go up till election, and fall immediately after. If the poor Whigs could carry a constable somewhere and get up a Jubilee, stocks would rise. New Jersey may go for them, and give them a Penna. will knock them stiff next will and so will New York. If you could get the difference bet on Marcy, I should say sell by all any how I don't know but you had better sell. exactly us you sec fit. I shall be down before it falls time I should be most particu- larly obliged to you. if you can get me an even bet against Marcy to any amount less thiin FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS. I think I would bet 100 on each 1000 major- ity up to SOOO. I would bet against on an even election. I consider Marcy's election, by from to majority, as sure as GOD. You know best how much the Patterson is worth and you must, do exactly as if it was your own, and I shall be satisfied. Yours truly, J. VAN BUREN. Post mark, to Mr. Hoyt, at New York. [No. 10.] My dear should think you right about selling the Patterson, if it will not do to hold. By the looks of Webb's paper, (although it is intended no doubt to operate on New the opposition gained confidence. Can you tempt them with it longer on 6000 majorities on on 40001 If neither of these can be got to-morrow, BET them on fiOOO majority. Thern will be no betting after to-morrow. Save the order for Boa. and Prov. Mob. is all right. We have nominated a strong ticket, though Livingston (Ned) is the Assembly man, contrary to all expectation. Yours ever .truly, J. VAN BUREN. Albany, Oct. 12th, 1834. We wonder who Mr. John Van corres- pondent in Boston now, making his bets for him. We should be glad to know how much he expects to win, this time, when the Wjiigs are knocked stiff." Mr. Charles Sumner the other day, depicted to the worthy Pilgrims down at Plymouth, '-the angels of Heaven, bending over that good old man on the banks of the Hudson: meaning the i; old who franked jiis son s blaspheming, stock jobbing and gambling letters, when the object of both father and son was to brag" the Whigs out of an election, and peo- ple out of their money. There is a good deal of the tone of t'ltese let- ters in Mr. John Van Buren's late speech; at Fan- Hall. At any rite, a certain freshness in his manner, and an occasional rowdyism in the turn of his phrases and thought, were not deemed gether respectable, or in altogether good ijaste, by many among his audience. even some of those who invited him may be a little to an expression of Burke's which Mr. John in find themselves pigg-ing together heads and points in the same truckle betf" with a man who tMk> and in thu way. But they my, makes men acquainted with ctrange bed-fettowt and. if Mr. Surnner and Mr. arc not alreiidy good company the aring roistering person whom ttey ifmployed-to give thean a boort eh icil bidder, no doubt, in time, they are in a fair way lor A mass nueiing of the Car-men of New York, friendly to Gen. s Election, was held at Vauxliall Garden on Ihe 7th inst. There was an immenie multitude of the Working men and Me- chanici of the city present. The meeting was addresiied by several distinguished speakers, and among the number, by Wntjix H. iEWinn. whose remarks are thus sketched in the Tribune He said the summons to be hens to-night found iiin on tho soil of Pennsylvania, laboring in the tVhig cause. There is no longer any need ol New York speakers at home, but help was needed in Pennsylvan'a. We had told the hnt NeiW York was composed ol" fifty-six conn- ies, anil that she would give an average majority of for each county for Zuchary Taylor, or for the State. Every General Scott, Worth, and not forgetting Pillow iind Gushing, had been called to Washing- :on, Taylor only was excepted. We must cor- rect and call him to report for himself on he 4th of March next. He not in favor of war, nor was he for military candidates but there was a distinguish- When recre- tad mry vote you prevent being (iron for the former, is etjual to hall'a rote fHfen in favor of tbe latter. You may not intend it to, but that can- not utter the consequences of the course you bad and a. ornep old of quility, in fcMtinf ready ibr the fceauiifiil. to come. A sight still and more otVm met with, IM such a man in hour, wtmti the are ursuing. ferer of gain drove him into one mow sprc- U might reasonably have been hoped, illation that swept him to ruin, Ilo ia l >i> old that the dreadful lesson we rec.ived in 1844, j to begin life ugain at the bottom of the lull, would have taught wisdom to the present j and he retires lo the bosom of his uWtiiute eratiim; but it appears that on the men ol ab- i family to die. They have been brought up ia straciionB, the teachings of Providence, and'1 the experience of thiit past, are equally In IS-14, as now, the candidates uf the Demo- cratic party were the avowed advocates for the acquisition of new territory, and the extension of slavery. Then, now, tiie Whigs endeav- ored to prevent the annexation of new territo- ry, and the extension of slavery but their ef- forts foi these purposes were rendered ttbor- :ive, by t lie course pursued by the ao-calied Liberty party. That party, though ostenat- )ly having ttie same objects in view as the "Whifrs, but under the pretence that they could not vote for a slaveholder, (Mr. form- ed an entirely distinct organisation, and, by ing away their votes on men whom thoy (new could not be elected, secured the elec- tion df Mr. Polk as President, and uf a deci- ded majority of the Democratic members of Congress. It is this distinct organization, which stands justly charged with the annex- ation of Texas, and ail the consequences which resulted from it, Mr. Birney minuted this in a measure, when he said Wfl might have prevented this annexation of Texas, but ed fitness in electing Gen. Taylor. ant civilians forget themselves, find plunge the what would have become of our distinct organ- intry into war to subserve their own b-ose if that organization, instead of beine a means, were itself an ultimate po.es, we may well select, for the Chief Magic- AndByeti with this hefore them, the racy, a, hero who opposed the war and its au- 8ame party are again pursuing in 18J8, the thors. i game course which, in 1844, led to sucli fatal The country is now suffering from an excess of importation. It is brought to the brink of an em- barrassment similar to that of 1837. We must rally to put down the Tariff of 18-10, and with Mi LT.AF.D FILLMOHK restore the principles of The interests of Free i-oil is also involved in this canvass. The Ordinance of I7S7 hangs sus- pended on the result of ihis election. If we elect Gen. Taylor and a Whig Congress, Congress will send him a bill prohibiting the extension of t la ve- ry, and lie pledges himtclf not to thwart the peo- ple by the Executive veto, thould Lewis Cass be elected, with a Congress of his way of think- ing, he would not contemplate the result. This is an era in our history. Unless we are now arrest- ed in OUT downward career, the early simplicity of our Government will pass away or merge into an Elective Monarchy, with an Executive veto to overrule the National will. It is Whig principles we contend for in the election of Gen. Taylor. Congress will command his Judicia- ry his obedience. We are now losing sight of our Republicanism. The whole politics of the coun- try turn on this   nmke them all as happy as money ever can uutke is. Hut the greater proportion left business with but a fraction of what they might once uave retired on, had the fatal charm bten 'T broken. Tiiey counted their tiller discharging all their obligations, nnd rrg-uta- ted their exjiencfs accordingly. 'Unh prop- er economy they could still bo indeprndcnt, md with a small farm to cultivate, they found sources of pleasure in nature, in nonety, in books, and reflection, they lutver of before. "To some men of this kind we urn imlebt   plant begins to iiuit. if a prop ut% jilaccd within MX inches cf a ;.'uuug cotivulvunis or Mt-arlrl iiinui'r, h will uud it iilthungli the prop be shifted daily. It' tier il has gnmr distance up the prop, it be unwound iinJ in thu upponue di- lection, it will return u> its original pufciiiou die in the attempt; yet, noiwiltisunnJmg, i two of these pluulN grow noar rnvli other, have no uiakit iiiuund which tlu-y ran rniwine, one of 1'ieni will alter the diivrtujii i'fits spiral, and llicy will twine auniuii aoti nl her. Duliaiuel jilauvd MUIIIK kidney In ana ina cj-lender of moist earth ft HIT n bimrl Hmethoy began tn course Hcrid- ing tbe pluniu upwards to the light and tin' root down into llirjiuil. AlVr a few llie cylinder was turned one-iuurtli round, uud this was unrated until an entire revo- I iliun ot the cylinder lutd bi'cn The bemis were then taken nut of thu I'jrth, and it was found Ihut both the plume and rtul- i'-ul hud bunt to accumiuudiiut I1 every revolution, and ihe uiie in ellitrL to dice mi perpendicularly, und, other I) sceud, hud funtieil a perfect npiral. Jh.t ai- liiuugh llie naliuil U-tidinicy ol tin- tn tuwiiwards, if the soil bo dry, und any dump substance be above, the roui will lucuml iu r :ach it. now INTO ,so- OIKTV. Society means a certain set of people wh" bow to e.ACii other in tin) street, make morn- ing calls upon each other, and attend car.'i oth- ers' parlies. 1'eujilc who dn none of Uu-m: l lings said not to gg into society. (joud society mado up uf people wbolm- ii good huusi-.ii, in good tliu e.itj viiiu li.ivc good furiuluti wear good doling, und are in some rrtspecUible or rough to live without any. fashionable s'Kicty supposes a little m-Tr t lan tins; a little weutili, prcieimiuiiand display. People of (Uitliioiialdo Kuciely must figure m the Opera and go lo 'J uey must wear expensive anu dia- monds, keep a carriage, and make thuiimelvH especially elegant and There id a class of ultra fashionables, mnde up of what are called pareenurt, or people grown rich by speculation; whu have livixl   ntion. 'i'liere is a bo re all these a imall clans of nn unobtrusive, pure and aristocracy, ile- p< nduut upon education, bwie and reiiiitt.neut, wliich without any delay, is ob- rved, nnd tin- especial envy ul' tho pnr- -nuea and fashionablcH. As the rank of S( ciely does not dejiwnd un rirhea, the poor, lo a certain extent, as well as rich, belong lo ii; and it ix, by iutjiudilies and constitution, most exduKive of all since ii in ijui ii.ipossible fur any uiio to belong to jii sfififtttuig the pruper (jualificaliuns. tl c. ambition ol asnirants is generally directed tc Uic more showy seta of tksnion and flash. It is curious lo observe the efforu which pi ople make to get into the society of Uidr ai ibition. The ladies nre especially anxioiiM. 'I here in nothing they will nut do to get tr xluced to certain people, and to obtain the n JUUUCU v.i-. men, were diverted from study in youth v{ certalll coteries. For this they tho that tfntrirai un innnv fjf i i i i_____i i _ by the golden dreams that enthral so many ol up and board at tlie choicest minds of our country. Kor Uiw they move from ,tlwt teredthecontestr-they mingled in its heat and d ,are ,o renta fury, and they were atlaatcompelled to leave, the field, exhauBted, worn down, tired out, b< tlle" yoad their and ruining tlioir For i thfsv run up heavy bills at dry good aUjnis, Some of them are able to re- fl[ CMrUge their hw tlie worn aown, urea ow, in nrpMt uphoUlery. F from a lelter addressed by the venerable tire with ample ortunc, but too generally is Ulini ne their Ion off, ahunning w of Meadville, Pa., to the Chris- true, that the American never abandons his WM i.-or ltwsy tian World, a religious business till his business abandons him; and v J' w ih, s _ rt _ an :m thia smirit overcomes the better sense u....j_. .A.. has maintained a violent warfare upon Gen. Taylor, erer since his nomination. The letr ter presents in a nut-shell, abundant reasons why tbe old hero should be preferred over both his competitors, for the high station to which tbuy aspire: Whan is the question before the people 1 It ia not, what candidates are to be taken up for the Presidency. That question was set- tled threii months ago, and the only point wbicb remains to be decided is, whether Gen. Ta lor or Gen. Cass 13 to be our next Presi- dent, for, as to Mr. Van Buren, no sane man can expect him to be elected. As the selec- tion is, therefore, between Gen. Taylor and Gen. it follows, as a necessary conse- quence, that every effort yon make to prevent Jhe election of Gen. Taylor, is an effort to pro- so far ;LS this spirit the better sense of our citizens, ii is even considered danger- ous for a man to retire from active body s tya he will die! And I believe there is som.; truth in it too; but how tad a com- mentary does it offer upon.our of life sy.-item whioli turns man so entirely into a machine, that reflection kills him And the iouabie churches, where they go Sunday after Sunday, grer.tly against their oi ly consolation being that acme person of acknowledged position ww their MW shawl. Univtrte._____________________ THE CAM IK A clorgyman in an adjoining poor victim of toil obliged to toil on, and a familiar talk with hit Van Ifuren aon-m-law work himself into the grave, to keep out of it, j lately, on polities. The W iKmiKrh thnt vnrv neriod of life nature in an entire fonnetfulMM of through that very period of life nature consecrated to the hallowed pleasures of re- tirement and reflection. It is a dreadful to see the poor Van inz an entire fonnetfulMM ptii a relenoM omljr to hte piM- ei l apparent poaiiion, Suppow a mM, ler living a life of wickedneM, npcrrt, overtasked muscles still strained in and ask to be relieved into the coiinting-house, and along the marts of. wouldn't you admit him commnrcfl, when he should hare long ago fled fields man; eertainjy if IMS but until we juldn'i make a of him 1" That I to some quiet retreat, among the green and dashing iitiTI wooda, and may- ical giotleiia, to survey the journey of life he w it   

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