Southport American, November 24, 1847

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Southport American (Newspaper) - November 24, 1847, South Port, Wisconsin SOUTHPORT AMERICAN, VOL. 7. SOUTHPORT, WISCONSIN, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1847. NO. 9 SOUTHPOIIT AMERICAN I'll'l'llill-.l I'Vl'l. nt i'_' I JISUM-lll. v i i any rr d .njk-Jliy ;n miril.'iy on 11 double Medium mlvnurr. II' wiiliii' nix Alit-rt1 iiifiiiiii' niul iliirini: lliu rintioii will be m do I'roni iliusu i imidlly do. r.uniK m; TIII: HTOIIK o HTr.VKK.1l. iintD STO- I-.ULLKN Professional (Jjuli at per.-i nnil in. ChOKC.Ii M. JONES DrTt TV Si'IIVI-'. YOU. 'J'.-iri; in two wcat of Hull t un .hi- lim roruU Oi-.j'u'i 1-17.______ K. w. "LYMAN. rii'iirrn! iInl.T in Hunts, ylioi't, Lumber mid AN ACT in relation to the u Slnto CiiH-orfitnfnt in lo oliniigo llio time for lioMitiy ;ho uu- utiiil session ol'iho Ijpgisluiuru. Tic it enacted the Council and House JJcprescnlalivei oj the 'A'ct-rilory oj Wisconsin: SI.CTIO.N 1. Thnt on llic fifil) Mon- diiy ol' NovcMiiber, A, D. lb'17. evcrv innlo inliiibitniU of the Teirilorj 01' above llio H go of '2. and who slmll luivc resided llioruin, for si.x nuuilli.s next clav, ami bhnll bo u ol' tlic Uni'ucl Sinu.'S, or shall lun'u ilculiircd Ills inU'ii- lion in become such In lliu laws ol'llic Uuilod Sliilc.s on llic of sliall be uu- silo Dur of M.-II Iti. Sinn ,1 lli.J, i -i I.I.ISIIA i'. rllRKY, mill MI l.iivv. nnd Solicit" .y l.ii n.i. Kinii, III. will intend in nl' -H, ilni iiifiy he''i.'.i iiHied lo Ilia jrj ul l.ukr nail Mcllcuiy, ml. III., Oct. IH. Af'jrmj runl ('ii'iii-i'lliT nl I.nw Solicitor, in .1 .1 JH I ni. r in on n.i -Hi', i ii 1-17. nl. J. .V. kl'.on.i) r.i d'l'or nt Law, nnd Solici- tor i a Clinncci y. Office i i- Uricli Hindi, 2d story. Suiiiliimrl. CITV KKI'T II V IV. S. Ml I.Vi Al'KKK, W. T, .11 ln-i-iir niul "i '...Mi'l nun- 1 1 W. r. it IN cii.vM' r. Amu niul r nt HI IN r in ('I imrriy, li iMiii. iir to him. .JOHN K. 'mil -'..lii'ior Noii.rv Public. ..i JASON i. o T n i: o r j Nurili nn Mulillc A .r: J.ll liiiCl'iiiO Holies. i; 'i.iHcjriiiii'ii t 1-Y I'.ur iniioiii r i liiiliiitu Ovi icullla lihl i.MH'.: ii1 '.in- mull' V.NCI-, HAWI.UY Cri. Jj i i I- M..II. ilc inn auit i. I'. MIII Hi. -i'. II Al aril Mi l''li-i anei- (I mp Dr-iwii llat-i, iiNo Leghorn l.i: iii-n -jt MANNI-'.Y thoi ixca to volu by ballot for iho num. but ol Delegates lo a Convention lo form a Consuui'inn for Ihe Suite of Wisconsin, which is hcroiiiaMer iippor- lioneil In ihe counly in which ho shall voie: Provided, Thai no person shall vo'e. in any county for such delegates ui.lo.vt ho shall have been a resident of that for Iho period ten days next preceding iho tnnu of ofl'oring his vole; and all h'gil voters resident Ii.di.iii ten nory the linns by this act, have llie nghl lo vote for delegates in tho couu- lo thdir person nuthori bv this ail lo vole lor delegates lo lliu ('011- vention heroin piovuled for shall On eligible as A (Jolcgaic lo said Convention for ihe county or district in which lit- resides. SEU. 3. Tho number of delegates to bo elected io said (Joiivenl'on in the sev- eral ountie.s of ihu Territory shall be as follows, to wit: In iho co. of Kiicine, Eight Delegates In the co. of gates In iho co. of Walworlh, Sir: lu ihc- co. of Delegates In the CO. of Uoi-k, Six .Delegates In tho e.o. of (.rriini, l-'ivo Delegates In the co. ol Jell'ei'son, l-'niii- Dc.-lvg.ites In ihe co. LaFayi Delegates' In the co's. of Iowa and Richl.ind, Three Delegates In lliec... 01 Dine, Tin en In the co. of Dodge, Three Di-li'gttli-- In the co.of ee Duli-gate- In lint co. vf Greyn, Two Di'h-gatos In the co. ol FondduLac Two In the co's of hheliov g ill nttd Maliilovvoc Ono In iho co. of Brovvn, One Delegate IL the co. of C iliimul, Ono Delegate In ihu co's. of Wmiifha- go Delegate In tho eo'.s. of and Sank, One Delegate [n tho co's of Craw lord ttiid Chip) ov i, Ono Delegate In the co's of St. Croi.x ai.d La Pointo, Ono; In the co. of Columbia, Ouo Delegate Sr.c. 4. The voles casl for Mich dele- gates sh.ill hi; laken, canva-.Sfd. lied nnd lelurnod, and certificates of Oii-ciioti made out and delivered in tho -aiue manner as ispiovined by law for canvassing, ceitifying und rc- liiiliing voles, and making out and livi-rinif cortificiiics ol cleolion for mem- bers 01 the House of Provided, That ilu; returns of tho said lo the nflieei's now de.-ignalet! by law in llio several counties io receive, tin same, shall he made on or before the fust iMoi'day succeeding tho day of elec- tion heieii. provided lot: Provided fnr- iher That lln- clerk of the- Hoard of she Territorinl Treasury -on the uaeoftlio President; and tiio audiKir is neroby authorized to receive said cerlifl C.-UPS, and issuo m-nmints on tho Terriio- rinl 'J'ri.-iisufy theri'lOr in such sums ns ho liolde'S nniy desire. SKC. 8. It shall bo iho -duty of said Convention to give publicity to ihe Con- sli.ution by ihein by provid'iig for its publication in all the nc-wspnpprs published in the Territory That such papers will publish llm sunn1 for u sum r.ol excefiding twenty dnilius per piipnr, and no shall be incur- ted for its publical ion in pamphlet form. io submit iho MIIOO lo a vole uf the people fur iheir approval, niul to providu how the votes cttst upon llint Mihjcct shall bt> Hilton, ctinvasscil, and relutned ,'incl the said Convention shall also havo ihn pow- er lo subiuil Ihe said Cmjsiiiuiion to the Congress of tlio United Suites, to plv in such manner ua they nitiy di'om [iropur lor llie admission of the Slalo of W'iscoiisin into the Union. SKC. 9. When tuiy person shall sfFer lo vote at any r-lnction provided for by nui, .-tin) either of tlio Judges oi'Ele" lion shall suspect liial siiuli puison due-- not possess qualifications of a voter, or if hi-, vole shall challenged by voter, the Judges of Election sliall lender in such pursmi an oath or alVirin.tiinn in ilie lolluwing foi tn 1, A 11. do wilfinnlv fwcar (or the Legislative, Assembly whicfi is re- quired lo be held nt ihe Capitol on the first Monday in J-inunry tirM, shall be held nt Ihe same place cominencing on the first Monday of February next ;-nnd all Territorial officers- elected at the las amin.'il for (tie lenn of one year shall hold their respective offices unli the ct of said February session, or un- lil oihers shall be elected and qualified i: tlieir Oolober 17ih. 1847. HENRY DODGE. the besl df-'ilieif abilities, Mbicluoath or uilhshhal) ho roturned with llie census .is hereinafter provided, to the -Secretarj of the Territory. Kvery asstslaril so ap'- shall return lo ihe person by whom bo Was uppoinlf-d. a and per- fect enumeration "of ibe inlu.bilants of iho di-jincl or division him in the form as aforesaid to prepared by ihe Secietary. And iho several per- sons appointed in- 'pursuance of ihe pro- v.sions of ihis act, ,to take the census in iheir respectve'counties, shall by ihe day of Decemoer next, pre- parc iiitjiiicule copies of the enunimutioii of thu inhabitants of their respective specify ing 'ihe number of in each I.AVII ino counties umler the lown syvteilV of1 goveriunent, and in each precinct in those, counties under thu county system of-government; and forthwith Iransinit one ol .said copies properly certified to the Seclyjt.iry of me llic other the Register of Deeds of sani '.'ounty, or if there no Register in such county, to the RegiMer ol Deed-, of the county to which u is al lached for j.uhcial purposes, the sairl ahigs ,1Hve uciod logether m oppo- Ueg.ster shall preserve iho same on hie of to con The Convention. WB understand thai an attempt made during :lie past weelt lo effect a union between tho whig.s and democrats whose opinions coincide upon the subject of 11 constitution, so far as to nominate candidates for the convention, belonging lo both political parties. The attempt we are informed has failed. We regrol not because we have any fears ol iho result of an election in county if party tickets are run, but for tho rea- son that wo those dern cruis and together m in Insollice subject lo iho inspection of all persons. Sice. 10. If any person appointed in puis.iancu of ihi; piovisions ol this act. lo take iho census shall fail lo complete sud cc'iiMJS, (infJ mako returns thereof, by the ease may that I have residud j ihe tune li.naed by ibis act, he shall not in this Turrilory fix months, and in this county toll days immediately proceed- ing this election i am iwenty-une years tige, as I verily I.eliovo I am a cili- u of iho United SttilOs havo de- clared my intention lo becuiiie suoii ac- jonling io llie laws of C .tigress on iho subject of iinlimiliy.-iiion) and I havo not voteJ at this election and if such person such oath or iifTn inatum. his vole shall bo received unless il shall be jirovud by evidence satisfactory to a nia- joriiy of ihfj Judges that lie does noi pos- sess ihe qualifications of a voter anj if Jitieh poison refuses to lake said oath or aflii million, hin vole shall bo i ejected. Si-c. 1U. If any person shall vote at any eleclion provided for by this tic Unowitig lhat ho does not po.-so.-s' Hi be eninled lo receive any compensation Iherelor, atid overy pt-rson so .ippomiud who slmll accept sucb appointment, and uvorv ussistuni who shall be appomti-d and nhuli accrpl such who sbaji Jinovviugly maljo a false- return, shall forlcil u..d pay the sum two hun- dred dollars, to be recovered in ihu name and for tnu use ol' llie Territory, belore any court nl competent jjiisUiction. Sii'.c. 17. The said enuincration shall on thu liisi of Dt'cenuur, A. D. IS 17, shall L'i; completed and closed vviiiiin lifieen d.ivs thereatter. ll aliall include only tie se who arc rosi- denlb ol said respeclivo counties or dtvis ions nil iht; fust day of DtiCRinbur afore- said, and nlm.l be made by an actual in quiry by the persons taking su. h census qualiticiiiion of a voter there.n prescno- I js'pici- voles of sa d i-otinty lo liny other countv Ciiiiilk'H that iho retuins of Uiehland O-F l01 coiiniy sliall hu transmitted to tho :oun- r [tv of Iowa; Iho returns of I county shall In; trans.niitcd to iho coun- I ly of Shi-hnvgnn; the reiurns of llio of W shall be trans- cic.uiitfry. nulled in tin; county of Marquettf-; iho rulurns of the counly of Porlago shall he truiiMiiinutl lo iho county of Sank the returns of tho county of Chippowa shall bo transmitted to tho county of uil, ho shall bu llatilo to be mJioled lor so voting; nnd conviction thereof, shail IK- punished uy imprisonoient in tho coiiniv jail ol tho co.iniy in which he aiuill bu coovictfd, for a period not loss ihan Ilirt e moinlis noi more limn anil tip-j un conviction s..u.i ue putn.ilii-d lu llm n.niii! ay i> now piOVIded ov luvv tor Ihu punislinn nl ol Ilia vrimu ol .'iK'j. 11 The n.i.'ililii'd eleclois pres- et, l al tin; plucu iioM.sig piovided lot' in llila iicl, .-null u.ivc povvi-r ot'llio heud ot every family in tlicli ruspo.'livu counties or divisions. SLC. ItJ. Every assistant shall by tlio day ol Ducem.jer, A. D IrflT, m.iku and (li.-iiver to ihe putsoti by whom nu was aj.puiuled, a iruo and accur.iK- UK inuie unitHil, till u constitution shall be finally :.dop'cd. Our remarks upon this subject in the insl Gazelle have, we perceive given of- fence lo the editor of the Racine. Advo- cate, who urges ihe democrats of Kacine County to make u party nomination of delegates to ihe convention; nrul from llio course which the Advocate pursued in regard to ihe rejected constitution, as well as from the tenor of its remarks up- on tht; course r'ccoin mended by us, we are al no loss to perceive what kind of democrats il wishes lo have ft- cled. There is also an announcement in the last number uf the Advocate, which is very significant of tlui editor's future course u pon ibis subject. Ho says that Mr. M M. S'ror.g is not a cand'dule. but is moving forward harmoniously tin? accomnlishmeiit of the same resulls- Tnai party inu-st be mel now vviih sucl elacrity ai.d in suoh a way as shall pre- vent the genei-il spread of their senVi monts ai.d spare people the iiinocul.-i lion of jjriui.-iplos and a >p.'rtl norce ii our view than '.he virus of small-pox, ihe miasm of cholera, the effluvium of yel low fever or the infectious breath from cargo of old rags', made up of a whole contribution from the worst plague hospital of Cairo. Far worse to GUI (jeople'ihan :liese Jiajipening to them either tnccessively or evi n si Riulinne.ouly. would be the annexation, or, as it is fash onable. to call it, tho ab orlion of the whole of Mexico. Abortion indued! The is about sonalile, and should by our people bo lis- tened to jibou.' us everv in- dividual case, as if it were proposed to him that one of his jugulars should be opened and his system should made to absorb thereby an apothecary's ounce ol sirhyshnine or hydrocyanic ncid. The parly proposing such a measure, either as a result which they profess lo desire, or, while pretending to depre cale it, profess to think or fear to be is ;rgrowing party, and ought to be met by an organization of men who are resolved, if possible, to termi- nate Ihis war at an early day and with tin? lea-it iieep.-njiry fun her involvement We believe the Whig party is so dispos- ed; nnd we therefore think that the coun- try's besl interests demand that the Whig iiarly should as soon as practicable gain the ascendancy in our government. TIIK WILMOT to Mr. Tho Phiiadc-lpnia N.irlh A nerican, after speaking of the perils hat surround the Wilmot Proviso con- :roversy, adds In our own judgment; wo have ar- rived at a conjuncture in which the vvis'- loin of our and greatest statesmen ut.ih and though ho would support him cheer-j is rcquil.RC, lo evil, and lo point JO ('.itl'ic. Ivi Tul'iiia-.i, Hi Wild-, vVc 0 l-y MA.NNKY ..rt. July Dye Jii't FJSK JiilvHMli, IU-17. MKTCAI.K. 11 II- Coiu, Javn, Kio, nnd I.n IIIXK jiibt nrr clmicc Urcus ;i .it .Inly ItHii I M OIM ft I.nilii'H ttill noon. AI.f ll-lf- from tin- ri.ainirucliiri' tcc >ard iMr.rovi.r. Jl Dr-.' II l-'.-irim-r? Slore has just received Ili'tiiliic tlniNon a new smnply of Hatdvvin o iJcc. ...en -.hi' aio invnvd to examine at iho new liric-k Store North of tin- M.-iiisiiui Hoii-0 c-KOUCK MANNKY II. EIIHIUYC on Wood I'vrr A. Kiorc, oppO' I'aimcr A. Co., Mnin Sircnl- orMorkmtf GolJ Silver or s, Bi-oons, I. O. O. Jr.wKi.ny, Hin TIIIMIK.I COI.I.AIIB. Ao., TIIIMIK.I COI.I.AIIB. o., 0; >-.d M-IB..IUC nupcrior Myloia .STKXCILS for ninrking uf every dcucr'nuion cut and cast to i: (IF FIN PLATES, nnd nt nliort nolice. fmnUUc'l with every of Job l .ft HI ruiniiuro mid Uiyl'lBCotiii'anllv linnil. Crawford, and the return-! of tho county of Pointe ihall bo Irnnsmitted to the county of Si. Croi.v, and iho person or persons voled for delegate or delegates, equal in number to ihat above apportion- ed lo such cuiiniy or district who shall havo llio grealust number of voles, shall be declared duly elected. Sue. 0. Thu said delegates shall ns in till' Kff.ic.'.r-nijiliifa' Hull in lliu (J.-ijiiiol. nt iMadixon, in iho said Toi ritury, on iho ihird of De- cember, A. D. ltM7, al 1-2 o'clock, me- ridian, and when so assembled, shall havo lull power und authority lo form a Uepnblicaii Constitution for iho State of isc'itisin. Sno. G, Tho Convontion shall nlccl olio of their nuinbor I'rosidont, and poinl one or more Secretaries; and such other officers us may bo necessary to ihe of their body, and shall adopt rules for tho regulation of its nu'inhors ami ollioers, and have full power to enforce iho BKC. 7. Each Delegate shall receive two dollars tvnd fifty cents per day for hit) services in said Convention, nnd ten cents per mile Cor travel going to nnd reluming from tho same. Tho oCsnid Convention shall receive such coin pcnsiilion as the Convention shall deem proper to nllow, and the compensation of ihe membi.-rs wild officers of suid Conven- tion, togcibor with iho incidontnl oxpon- ses of ihc Convention, shall be nuid out of io III! any (for llie ,UIIB being) that may in tho boiud of election us now coi.Mlluled i-y law. SKC. i-2. Al any election held in pur- suance f the provisiotis of this act, Ihu polls slmll bi. opeueil al tho suvural pla- ces vviicio the annual election was In.-Ki, beiwten the h.-ms of eigtil and ten i.VlocU A. M unii shall BO closed at live o'clock P. M.; any law of inia Turrilory lo ihu contrary noiwiiiisi itiJuig. SKC. 'irho Goveiiiui1 snail within lull days from iliu p.isaago of this tict, ap noml in o.icn of lliu oouitlioa ol tins i'ci- t llorv, so nu suttabli! whu is hoio1 by and to causo tin: iuiinbe.r of inliabiianis in iho county loi which ho shall liavt: been appointed to be acciii'aiely taken, oiiiniing in tin: enuine1 mil n Indians not Hi and ollicen ana solilieis ol lln: tegular army of the if.J Suites; and'u very poison so appoint i-d have power lo nppoint a-, many a-si.-latits lo aid bun m Liking tho census as ho may deem and shall as- sign to each assistant a ecilain ilivisioii ol his coutily which shall be accuratelv defined eilhur by Congressional Town- ship lines or the boundaries of towns or- for town government or shall bo distinctly boii.idt'd by vvalor courses or public roads- Provided, That if any per son so appointed shall refuse or fail lu perform iho duties required by this act, u shall bo tho duty of iho (.lovernor forlhwiih to appoint some; other suitable to ihc S'line; and he ib hereby s lould he doom it tiD- ccssary, to extend in such case iho time liuiiiod by this act for the performance of said dunes for suoh period as he may doom proper. SKC 1-i. The Governor shall imme ciHitneraiiou of' ail pi'isons iniiCJtUoii is heroin pn.tUed lor, -.iiall bu srl form in a vin-'J- le-....iiaiing ihu towns.lips, pracnicis or uisii'li du.SI-MI ac- uuidiiig .o ihu i.ivil in go iginptiiuat boun iiiuu-of, and .-.'Kill umuiace Ihe scv euil lamiliCa .iy llie i.amc- of the lira-.) inurcof, unu iho ajjgrejjjtc number thc-ru- 19. The lake sucii (.eusus persons appointed lo each L'O allowed upon making such ajipoititmt- furnish io ibu Secrclarj of the Tcrril rrilorv tlio names of all persons 6O tipponiled. ,ind iheir lOHidoncj wo far as ho can as- certain iho same, which tho Secretary shall record in the; and ihe Sucrolaiy shall furnish to evcrv person so app inted a eortificate of Mich and shall at iho sarmMime forward lo him the necessary blank forms for carrying .iul" efloci the provi-ions of ibis to bo prepared by the Secretary, the expense of preparing which shall be paid by tlio Territory. 15. The persons appointed to tako tho census, und their assistants, shall sovorolly tako and subscribe an oath or allirmation before some person authorized by law to administer ouths, previous to en toring upon the discharge of tho duties imposed by this act, that thoy will well and truly cause to be made, a jusl and perfect enumeration of till persons resident within their county me sum of live dollars for making the abstracts or copies tuquired by seciion lil'ieeti, and said pe.soiM and iheir assisi- anis, sliali lucoivo as compensation I'oi llie .service purt'oriiiod m fik-ng said cen- sus ut the rtiio of one dollar lor every one liuiidied [lersons c-iiiiincr.iicd by ihcm u-.-spe.clively: Prueidcd, Thai in llie counties of St. Croix, Cnippevva, and L.i Poiiilo couijietisaliun -shall be at me raie of thioo dollars lor every OIK> hun- dred persons cnutnoiMlL-d theiuin, and in llio counlv of Uiolil.'ind al tho ratu of five dollats tor one and in the coun- ty of Portage-three d illai fur cvory olio niindi'eil: that ouch county sliall pay tor taking ilia census in its oun aril lor llio alisliacts ami copies of iho same, m the same munnur as other county i-xjion-jOs' lire paul. Stc. If it shall appeal from the returns of the vole.- upon the quus- lion of adopimg il e omistnut on winch shall bo Mibmiila.l by the convenlton lo tho lhat Iho stimo has not been adopted, It shall be the d .ty of the G.IV ernor of the Territory furihwitli to is-ue n proclatn.ilion .iiulhorizmg an election of di-legates lu form a coi.siilulion for the Slate, o! VViscoti-jin at such lime as ho m.iy desigualc. Tno number ol d legaios so to be Reeled in each counly, llio eh- gibilily of persons to ihe o.llico of dole- fully tiro glad ho is not." Why does the editor of Ihu Advocate wish lo keep Marshall M. Strong out of the conven- tion? Is he not u good democrat? Is he not intullgenl suid houenl? The editor of lht> A'Jvocnto may fear the effect of Mr. Strong's election to the convention, if he wishes to have a constiiution submitted to tin; people like the one thru has been rejected, bui if he is willing to abide by tho will of ihu peo- ple expressed, by their vote upon this subject, the flection of that gentluman can have no terrors for him. Tho which wi; ndt'ocatc.l in the Insi is nrcci-ely ihe one which woiiid (.-left siiih men as Marshall Al. Siruiig and other demoorats liki; Inni in ini'-liigencc and cllarucler, in connexion vvnh ault; and honest wings, and hence we suppose arises hostility of iho lo tnoasuro. 'I'he wings of Rock have now, since iho alieinpi in etTi.-ci a union has failed, bu: one course to pursue, and that is to nominate a ticket composed of members uf Iheir own pai ty. We hope that tlie call of the County Comm .-sinners for n County Convention which we in to-ilay'a paper, will bo properly responded to. Guz. out the justice and the right, and tho moans of restoring harmony. It is a lime when suoh men as [lenry Clav should be invoked io slop forward to tho rescue and, if we might venture upon sucli n ralher, if we might be indulged tho vvr. cannot consider that a presumption which we knew is the appeal of many an American heart to the patriotism whi-.-h has twice succored or saved the would eall on film, fiom his rciii-pnie .1 at Ashland, lo deliver hN opinion, and give his advice io the A- merican people on n question which ihey fool to ba so momentous and on which they are so anxious to he right." DEAD nn valuable nccumulato lo a a- niount in ihe Dead Letter Washingion, hut the quantity is smsll eompnred to ihe collection in llie Lon- don General Post Office. A Parli-.ment- nry return has recentfy beed prinj.-J showing ihe number of letters now in the -Britsh Post Office, containing cmti. bank notes, bills of exchange, or othei property. Thin return ih.-t 42C1 such letters are lying in the. De-.u Letter Offiee, containing property al the sum of JE4U of which has accrued during the last three yeara A TBUE GENTLEMAN well-bred person vttll be insolent to his On the oiher hand, he will ob-erve a scru- pulous tenderness of manner towards cure of word and aclion, that shall lighten the burden of humilny which they must necessarily feel, much ns possible. This rc'finamcnt of heart is ihe most prominent tic ol a high and noble spirit. It is (ho only mark of a lady or gentleman thai is wholly unequivocal, vv'hen we see u person very choice of his words, and ve. ry dainty at table, yet capable of ing thu unfortunate, or ridiculing di-lreaa we always think of ihe ass in the lion's ikin. I declare in the face of day that Ihis Government was not instituted tor lha purpose of offensive war. No 5 ii was I'rnined (to use its own cummon di-fence and general welfare, which are inconsistent with 1 call that offensive war winch goes out of our own limits and jurisdio- ion for thu attainment of objects noi viihin those limits- an! that jurisdiction." RANDOLPH, in ISUti. Ihe (juali ic.iliuiis ol voters at such uleclion. llio manner of coiiducling ihu same, and ol Inking, eunvassing and l o- turning the voles cast at sucli eloclnni and ot 'milking out and delivering cerith- cates of election, shu I it) all inspects be the us is herein before provided. Tlio so olecied, under tho iweiiliolh seotton of this net, sh.-ill assL-m at iho Represi ntativob' iJull, in the Capitol al Madison, in said Territory, on fourth Monday afiur such ulc.-iion, at tvvelvo M, and when so assembled shall havo the same powers and sliall perform tho same dunes, and receive llio same pay as is neiein before prescr.bed in relalion lo the delegalos lirsl above provided for. She. The duporinlendenl of Ter- rjtnrial Property is hereby directed to procure, previous lo iho assembling ot the Convention first above provided for, a requisite supply of slatU.njry for ihe use of fhe members thereof and the sum of six hundred and ninely dollars is hereby appropriated out of" the Territori- al Treasury for that purpose, and Iho further sum of six hundred and ninety dollars is hereby appropriated, lo bo ex- pended in Iho sume manner, for iho use of iho second convention above providi-i! for in cuse the same shall be authorized by proclamation of the Governor us n- Ibresa id, and to be drawn out of the Ter division as the case may be, and al lilorial Treasury aficr such proclamation true return thereof make in pursuance of! shall have been issued. the provisions of this aqt. According to SPC. TI.e annual bession of WHIG Mov'EMKNT-i. We see that our wing iriund- in iho interior are moving a view to a proper of iho qariy in M.ssoun. It is lju; riglit that the pirty calling itself l..o and there .y usurping a name lo which the conduct of iis leaders shows ihat it has1 no legitimate be made: io udui stand thai their claim lo contlo! ihu politics of i lit- Sialo will not go tin- cli.illenged. We do not nretend lo pro diet thu e know too well how long and Hard their iion rulo has been; and wo do not flutter ourselves thai it will oe MI completely subverted, as lhat new men, vvnh opposite principles, shall luUu llic [il.'ices of those, who direct thai rulolieie. Bui we think that the war has created now issues; and we wo not so de.ipamg as to douul thai even some lhat, too, in Will aland on iho bam.; platform "with thouo out-spoken, liim men, whom we regard as llic real fi lends of their coun- try. Wo find a pnrty of mon among us in this Union who arc taking tho hazard ol precipitating ihc into jjulf wiihovit shoio or soutidings. This parly is composed. is usual in all sim-'ar ca- se-, of men who are acting from motives. Ita schemes arc ad- vocated by some, because iboy think that the prido and honor of our arms demand ti; by others, because they say Mexico duserves it; by others, because "manifest desiinv" ui'd point to- wards ii; by others, because it is a good thing to convert the Mexican Catholics imo American Protestants, by others, because it is our missioA to raise iho de- bas.-d and enlighten the blind sons of ill ex ico; by others, because it opens a prospect of military promotion and lofty honors und large emoluments; by others, because u spawns with- out number, and enables there to sell their "goods, wares and merchandise" to government at from live to ion prices; by others, because in lha vista, afiar the war shall be over, civil offices arc seen io bo the necessary and inevitable re- ward of having held a military who, w hen he is in nomination for i) Judgeship, will ever fail of satisfying the public of his competency, if he reminds them that he was wounded nt Memlex- pinto tetupacho; or shot down ivvenly Mexicans at Ventognscouixlon, and was rained on For 48 hours on ihs plains of Fhun-ingo? Of couria a party so com- posed is acluaied by different moiives, VfJIT TO A.MKRIUAN PRISON'S.----Thr- Danish wenty-four hours ending al C o'clock P. M., Saiu'. day, ground, bolit-d, and packed in )na mill 1029 barrels of Flour, and snipped it east. When the Oswego folks up to this, Mr. E. will just brins li.a number up to 1200 AIH. A Story Worth man fion, Chester inform, as thai Air, Joseph Robinson, of that town, has tipple orchard' planted and raised bj imt-- solf, covering but iwo acres of land. product of which tiiis year is nine red bushels, exclusive of a second ptvii' ing of inferior quality. Mr. Robinson has sold four hundred bushels for cash down, al ng (iva hundred for u future sale. The i icome year will not be below S1000, and aijhr less labor ilian is bestowed on a small A. Statesman. PtiiN'TiN'G Ofi'-iCK RULES fol- lowing are t-> ihe point.. This i.- the law direct.'' Fi fends v isitiiiK sanctum will please bear them in miud; 1. Enter sofily. 11. Sil down quickly. III. Don't touch the poker. IV. Say nothing interesting. V. Engage in no controvcisv. VI. D.u.'t smoko. VII. Keep six feel from ihe table. Vlll. 1 lands ofl'Jin papers. IX. off ihe manuscript. If lht> editor is abrupt, or looks savngo take ii fur granted ho is vu- Express. A couple of y.mliees have been "do- ing the people ('own east" by a very in- genious method. They pretended l for n lew nights in the Town Hall, an-i gave apparent saiislaction. Among t.'.o scholars wore several young Indies, kind souls; one of whom whispered sportively to another, --Poor unfortunates, th-y are pre.'ly. I should like lo kiasooe ufihom When one of the Mules, who co-.ild re- main silent no longer, nijd, may. my deary, if you Th6 next morning the Mute Miu'.en not at school! How TO OUT A NEW VARIETY OF PO- When the vines are done growing and turning brown, the seed is ripe then lake the balls and siring them with a largo needle and strong hang them in a dry phice whe-re they will gradually dry and mature without injury from frost. -In the month of April soak the balls for several boors in water, then squeeze them 10 separate the seed front iho pulp. When washed and dried they are fit for sowing in rows in a bod well prepared in u garden. They will sprout in a fortnight. They must be attended to like other vegetables, r.nJ when about two inches high they may lie transplant- ed into rows. As they increase in size ihey should be hilled. In the autumn mnny of them will be of llie size of a wal nut and from that to a pear Ju the fol- lowing- spring they should be hilla, placing ihe larger ones They will in the second year attain their full size arid will exhibit several varie- ties of form, nnd may ihen be selected 10 suit ihe judgment of the Ogdensliiirgli Rep. If Slavery be, indeed, a divine Institu- tion, we arc clearly of opinion that nona but the Saints" should partcipnte in its blessings, either as maslor or On. Herald. THE who knoiv rli4 value of the Quince for preserves will feel u n interest in its cultivation. Al Hie I.ile exhibition in 1'nilo Hall, WP d.d not observe thai any particular attention bad been p iid to this fruit, tn our con sty. The article generally bn.ught to our mar- ket is inferior, owing 10 neglect of fruit growers to take proper car.i of No tree requires piuning more ll.wn it does, and no fruit will oetter pay for til's attention bestowed on A writer The quince tree is propagated by putting out cuttings in the spring, pic- cis-ely the same as gooseberries and cnr- ranls. Pruning is essentially npco.-sary, and should be done at Ihe fall of the leaf. The method is simply lo cut out all tho small o.d branches at the points, and leave all young shoots of ihe last ynnr's wood, which will be llie bearing branches of the next small old twigs are nlvvnys unfruitful, and take a portion of the sap from the fruitful ones- Henca the importance of pruning. The princi- pal object to be kppt in view by the pru- tier is, to cut out a portion of old benr- inj wood every year, in order lo bring in 3foung shoots for fruiting the succeed- ing summer, and to keep the trees in goud shape. POTATO potato which has prevailed ao extensively thin lali, does noi seem to abate in the le ist. We learn that a farni-r in who recently dug u thousand bu-.he.'s, has not u bushel now fit for Ameriean. A Warm poor widow wo- man was relating to u neighbor, how fojid her husband was of having o d fire how busy he would make himself in fixing h so that it would burn. Afi poor dear continued, 'e gone wharo they keep good ;