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Biddeford Union and Eastern Journal (Newspaper) - March 19, 1858, Biddeford, MaineA met Omina. March 19, ims. Of Sdit Arul correspondence. Aco Cota March 15, 1848. The proceeding of Uto legislature. With Tho exception of Tho discussions in Tho sonata 00 Tho liquor Bill were generally devoid of Public interest. A great Man j matter were dial owed of and member generally teemed pervaded with the desire to get up at an ear la Day. On saturday Jereral of the joint a tending a Mii Mittiea made their anal report and to Day a number More have closed up All brain Eye before them. The committee to enquire when the leg Slature May adjourn Tino die reported on saturday that the adjournment can take place on Tua Day the 2tth the report wee Laid on the table by common concent a a usually the care with report of Thia character. Two eee Eione Are held each Day. Some of the More important que Euon the Imit remain to to Diec Taeed and die posed of but the mind of member Are without doubt mad up in relation to them and they will not take up 0 much time a a Gen orally supposed. The liquor Law Bee been under Decu aeon la the Senate now for Jereral Daye that Branch working 00 it after the morning Buai Nee wee dial owed of. A number of quit in portent amendment increasing the Atrin gency of the measure bar been mad to the Bill. The Senate will finish up on the Bill probably to Morrow and then it will be put to the House. The Inao rent Law will hardly see Daylight Thia nation. There i a Divinc nation among member to make Auch a Radical change a Thia Hill contemplates and it will probably go Over to next seemion. The Bill requiring counties to pay the coat a criminal prosecutions Haw not there is much Effort on the part of am of the members to Hare the measure adopted. Their Success is problematical. The proposition to submit to the people 1 Resol re to Amend the Constitution 0 a to enable the state to loan Ita credit to the completion of a Railroad into Aroostook a much discussed. It i proposed that tha credit of the Sute to the amount of 92,0�,0,000, be loaned to Aid in the construction of a rail Road from Bangor to the Suu in Aroostook county and a resolve originating in the com Mitt on Suu land and state roads to open the Constitution end e Bill to eau blah the Aroostook Railroad company a counterpart of the Massure bae been reported in the Sena to carry these propositions into effect. The assigned argument for these measures is the necessity for opening up for settlement the Rich Aroostook lands and in doing so Check the exhausting emigration which has been going on for Soma years. The fat of the measure it is impossible to predict. It friends argue and with am show of reason that tha legislature should allow them to go to the people with their project. Many members teemed disinclined to fir the matter Sanction by Eren voting to submit the resolve for amending the Constitution to tha people. Certain real its relating to Kansas and slavery Well enough in sentiment but some what unfortunate in rhetorical composition have at list passed both branches. Some objection was Mada to them by a few Republican members not with the sentiment they expressed but with the Florinee of their composition. After these were passed or Boody of Brunswick on Friday offered the following state of Maine. Be solve a latino to Kansas affair. Hymi tha National administration i attempting to Force upon the people of Kan Sas a Constitution of government framed without their authority and repugnant to their wishes therefore Roo bleed that the legislature and people of Maine moved by a profound Sens of duty hereby solemnly protest against the contemplated measure As dangerous to liberte violative of the rights of the people of Kansas and subversive of the principle upon which our government reals. Roo bleed that a copy of the resolve be forwarded to oar senators and representatives in Congress. The introduction of these resolve caused much fluttering among the democratic Leaden. They did not like to be brought to Thia teat on the Lecompton swindle. The resolve passed yees 105, nays 23. Five democratic members voting with the Republican against Lecompton and the remainder swallowing with the wry eat imaginable tac the Lecompton swindle. The House had under Decu aeon yesterday a Bill to abolish tha punishment of the Bill grows out of an alleged ambiguity in the Law respecting the infliction of capital punishment. It will hardly pass. L. O. Acosta March 17, 1858. The Senate passed to be engrossed yesterday seventeen to seven the liquor the amendment incorporated into the Bill u in said Ian Sass somewhat the Stringency of Tho Law As reported by the some of the members who voted so sins the Bill alleged a reasons that it had been amended so often and to such extent that it was impossible to toll without More time whether they should support it or not. There was to danger they said in allowing it to go to the House where it might be perfected and in the anal vote if satisfactory they could Voto for it. Tho general impression is that the Billie not far from being right. Tho Law a Pae eed in All Eye entail particulars is like that of 184�iwith Sueh improvements As have been eur greeted by experience and the decisions of courts. I do not learn that the Friend of the Bill will Endeavor to Amend it much la the House. Most of the Amend meats of the Senate will to too Currod in at enea and after its opponent have had All tha time they wish for disc Aaion it will be Pasa cd. Tho who Havo Boon congratulating Thema Alves that the legislature would not am together on this subject and would adjourn without peeing us Are doomed to be disappointed. The House had under consideration to Day the subject of granting Aid to the East Maine conference Seminary located at Bucks port and the Weatbrook Seminary. Two resolves granting to each a half township of land were reported by the education commit toe. On or. Moot of Limerick who has Baan absent from Hie East nearly All tha win re Ter the next to Choice of City physician. Whole number of vote 25 Horace Bacon had 17, and was Alec led. Next to Choice of three assessors balloting for on at a time. Whole number of vote for first assessor 20. Stephen Everett had 17. Whole number of vote for 2d assessor,2r Tristram Goldthwaite 16. Whole number of votes for 3d assessor,19. John tuck 15. On motion of Aid. Mckenney proceeded ballot Academy endeavoured to alter to appropriation for tha East main conf Orenee Seminary to $300 annually for ten year and to engraft thereon a like sum for Limerick Academy. The effect of the proposition was to raise the question of granting Aid in land or Money to these institutions and to throw the friends of the appropriation to the Mains conference Seminary into confusion and finally to is fast the resolve. Or. Moore a proposition to connect Limerick Academy with the East Maine conference Seminary a to Choice of three overseers of poor Yoke them together was ruled out of order ing for Ona at a time but he did the mischief even More fully by moving to Amend by giving to the Maine conference Seminary annually for ten years and notifying tha House if that passed he should than move to give the Limerick Academy a Lika sum. Hia amendment prevailed 49 to 56, and of course the resolve was Defeated As was also that appropriating a half township for Westbrook Seminary. If there Are any of or. Moore s constituent who Are o clock this p. Green enough to suppose that Hia action Onset in aldermen a room Agate table to and this arose out of any other feeling than a de a Ourn ment. Chose a sir to make a splurge to keep up appearances nominate minor officers in behalf of Limerick Academy the sooner whole number of vote for lit or Era Ter of poor 19 ii. Lowill 16. Whole number of vote for 2d overseer 16 j. K. Cole 13. Whole number of vote for 3d overseer 22 Joshua Moor 14. Convention dissolved. In Board of aldermen. On motion of Aid. Mckenney that when a adjourn it be to 7 committee of three to they get rid of the impression the while his action am Yean ago proceeding to Choice of City whole number of vote 7 i Abijoh Tarbox 5. W no. Is Kuo. Some is Rev proceeded to Choice of seven p.non., on thing won than foolish if what was Alleg from each Ward to furnish the assessors with de was True his course this year was unwise 11 Nice Uesry information Nativ to persons in the extreme. It did no service to Limerick Academy and Only tended to defeat the recommendations of the committee in behalf of two Othar institutions which have Home thing More than a local influence Over the educational interests of the state. Or. Moor waa appointed a member of the committee on education. In reply to a question put by or. Boody Alio a member of the committee he admitted that he bad attended but one meeting of the committee and yet when thee a Obj inti were under consideration he talked As glibly of matter that waa Hia duty to have known about a he would have done had a been present at every meeting. The hour for the mail has come and i must dose. A. O. of the City government. The City Council elect for the current year assembled in convention in the aldermen a room on monday hut at ten o clock for the purpose of an organisation. S. P. Mckenney Esq., called Tho convention to order on whose motion col. I Artisan Lowell was chosen chairman pro. To. On motion of a. U. Jellison Esq., the City clerk was appointed a committee to receive and read the credentials of the officers sleet. A committee was then appointed to inform the mayor elect that the convention was organized who presently made i appearance accompanied by sex mayor Andrews and took the oath of office administered by Levi Loring jr., the City clerk. Prayer was then offered by Rev. Or. Gould. The oath of office was then administered to the member of each Branch of the City Council by 11. Chapman Esq. After which the mayor arose and made a very Brief address occupying Only a few moments. Ilia chief recommendation was . A said the expense of the City were Large. And property taxable in each Ward. Ward 1, Joseph Benson. A a 2, Abel h. Jellison. A a 3, Samuel Lowell. A a 4, Charles Hardy. Quot 5, Rufus Small. A a Al b. E. Cutter. A a 7, h. H. Hooper. Adjourned to thursday evening 18th inst. New Hampshire election. The Republican majority comes up to near if not quite 4000, nearly double from last year a majority. The Republican majority in tha House a near on Hundred Council re tirely Republican and nine of the twelve sen Alois elected Are Republican. The election in e Complete crushing out of the Lecompton democracy in the Granite state. A United states senator is to be chosen by the Legisla Ture elected to fill the vacancy which will occur by the expiration of or. Liale a term on the 4th of March next. It is generally supposed or. Halo will be re elected. By in the municipal elections in new York the democracy have had their own Way carrying almost everything notwithstanding the know nothings and republicans coalesced end in every Pait of the country the democracy have nobly maintained their argue the Publio expect very Little in the Way of truth from the Argus. That Lecompton Sheet practices on the principle that a Lia Well stuck to is As Good As the truth. We Cut the above from Ita Izue of saturday. In relation to the new York municipal elections the Albany evening journal before us not withstanding the help the rum influence gave the democrats and with the Douglass men forming part of the array the general result a 434 towns have gone Republican Fil towns Republican and american and 221 towns democratic. Tha Tribune says a up to Thia. Hour March 12, no journal favourable to the and should be curtailed. The expense of 1vd�?z.udminutratiou has dared to aum up the City police were alluded to. And compan-11 # i us q Lection it. With a Square Sou made Between the expenses of Saco and Biddeford in the police department. The disparity of the two places in the elements and character of their population was not t hinted at however a affording any Light on Isauro on Lecompton there would nut have been enough elected in the state to torm a decent military company. Illustrative of the manner to which the de it Moc racy have maintained their ground new �o1 a la a Quot a Quot it Quot Quot us a a ii u. the. is that there a really no such a thing As a of the City for pauperism we believe was not mentioned and How retrenchment in this particular could be made no advice was Given. Too much was expended on streets he Tho a and a a Many other things a in which there should be retrenchment. The schools were very Well and he would recommend no retrenchment Here. There should be As few officers in the City government As possible and hungry office seekers lingering around democratic party in the free states if it is understood by the term democratic party those who now support the Federal administration. A few pensioned presses custom House officer and Federal dependent alone remain supporters of or. Buchanan s Lecompton policy. It the so Ringfield Republican propose just after the election for the loaves and fish-1 that the republicans and americans through is were very appropriately and wisely advised not to expect to feed at the Publio crib. The suggestion was very opportune. After he closed his remarks the convention dissolved and the respective boards met in separate session. In Board of aldermen Aid. Kannry the free states should pledge themselves to every Douglas Democrat in the House or Senate that they shall be supported at Home if they oppose the Lecompton policy of the administration. The republicans americans and Douglas democrats can control almost every congressional District in the free states moved the following. Ordered that the and if there a a Complete Union among Tham Ivea the phlu4�ipbis fms the religious Awakening. A one of the signs of the time the faithful chronicler of events cannot fail to notice the remarkably Earnest state of feeling now manifested in the Public mind in reference to the subject if religion. The indication Ere abundantly Eimear that the country is about entering upon an a of remarkable religious excitement. In Point of universality of extent and depth of Eer witness it bids fair to equal if not aur a any similar sensational epoch in the country a history. In initial Point Olla present development appears to hav been the City of new York and the journals there have been for the last Lew weeks teeming with account of the Progress of the devotional Tida was. The revival a As it is technically tanned appear from tha n. Y. Journals to have been almost Lika an epidemic. From one Point us another the religious enthusiasm has ran a career resembling that of a fir on the Western Prairie. Public meetings a for worship and player have been As it were spontaneously organized in All the villages Aud towns near new Ork shown by the history of to past the tendency to reaction. A Lay no claim to tha gift of prophecy to predict the Precia Maulli which May follow the present a great awakening1 throughout the country. We can Only Viler the fervent wish that it May tend to harmonise emotion so Dolfl Erenses Ana Pere pal animosities and to nationalise the great sentiment of brotherhood from on end of the Union to the other. If it hav but Thia Sault it a Rill hav worked greater work then miracles. From Tbs hew York Independent. A general revival of religion. It is already known to our readers that a general revival of religion of unusual interest and Power has been in Progress for some time past and still Unn Titues arts mining Over almost the w Hole Cou Traud particularly in the eat and w est. Tha first manifestation of the general Awakening wee in new England particularly in Connecticut and Masa Achue its from which the spirit of the revival spread rapidly through the Middle and Western state or rather broke of in All. An Lucom flux or Moo at we have a the Cincinnati Gazette a frill report of the great anti Lacoa Aptos meet lag held at Columbes in that state of the 19th inst. It wee a amet Saniee and influential Drobet Rstine. Besides the speak lag which was of a High order. Gov. Walker sent a Long letter which waa if possible More pointed and Indig sat to a Protesta Tiyae against the Lecompton scheme than any of Hia presetting efforts. He says # a a a Are taked not Only to Sanction the overthrow of a great fundamental principle of Public Liberty and la Conata tuition. But a it approx aug a Serle of fraud and forgeries the Niort the it blk my Tbs Nagott wicked which have exer disgraced Eny Ege or country ate the bin jacket English Tad preach icing Dong it car thwart. Tough s fort a Vee out Ita fire let a Hep without effect Fine in a Check end Ailean for hell an hour i Cau recognise the Blue trouser of on of the divisions of oar no a brigade the Lead us Ere probably Toee Faig them How to Tab that five storied Pagoda upon the North Western Well along Thrity Well Ead protected by Ita battlement they pass 1 think unscathed the fit from Gough s fort away to to air right and com in front of e gleaming White Battery newly built end full of guns erected upon a ledge of the Rock upon which the Well told five Stox led Pagoda her Eland. If the Aea Ailant would Only go to a proper a Manee How thee guns would Riddle them lint with a Rush sad e cheer a detachment strike Rani the cover of the Well which the gun. Do not command end houses itself Safe and the appearances warrant the conclusion 1 everywhere the number of conversions Mil rules and orders of Board of aldermen for the year a. D. 1847, be adopted As the Bulsa and orders of this Board until otherwise ordered. Reed and accepted. Aid. Mckenney moved the following. Ordered that the joint rules and orders of the year a. D. 1847, be adopted As tha joint rules and orders until otherwise ordered. Rules and orders read and passed. Sent Down for concurrence. Message from the City Counci notifying this Board of Lam organization of to at Branch by the Choice of Jacob k. Cole president and Frank a. Small clerk. I noted that when Thia Board adjourn they adjourn to meet this p. M., at 2 o clock end the clerk was charged with a message to the com. Council notifying that Branch of said vote. In to Viiu or a Lux 101 xxx 2 o clock p. By request Tho a. I Imit met with Board of Alderman in convention for Choice of City clerk and other officers. Messes. Jelleson Hill and Andrews were appointed a committee to receive sort and count vote for City clerk and reported a whole us incr of votes 26 necessary for a Choice 15 f. D. Edgerly had 17, and was elected. On motion proceeded to choose treasurer. Reported whole number of votes 26, necessary for Choice 14. R. Chapman had 17, and was elected. Aid. Mckenney moved that a supervisor of schools be elected instead of a superintending school committee. Aid. Andrews objected Outh ground that the proceeding was clearly out of order inasmuch As it proposed to do that for which the convention of the two Branch was not held via to decide what officers should be elected. Thia wee e matter to be determined in the Tepe Rete branches of the government and when to de terminal end convention was held for the election of such officers then he could hav no objection. After some further discussion on this Point the question was put and car tied. On motion than proceeded to election of a supervisor of schools. Whole number of votes 16. John m. Goodwin was unanimously elected. Proceeded to Cholo of City solicitor. Whole number of votes 19 s. P. Mckenney had 14, and w and a determination among the two former to sustain the latter the elections of 1848 and 1860 Are sure. The Republican thinks that some of the South americans May be strengthened in the same Way. The Union Between democracy and slavery can be rendered harmless in no other Way. Mislov Xuxa Ano Yax Kiks. The Kansas correspondent of the Boston journal draws the following contrast of the manner in which the missourians and the Yankees respectively build up a town. He also Speaks favourably of the future and those anticipation will doubtless be realized unless the government persists in their mad scheme of forcing an atrocious Constitution upon the people. He writes from Johnson stronghold of Border Ruffia ism a when a party of missourians astarte Village they first secure a place to live in and then build a a whiskey shop on each aide of it and patronise them liberally. On the other hand a company of new England men after hav ing secured a temporary place of shelter always build a school House and a they then establish a newspaper erect a saw Mill and begin to project railroads. The re suit is that the Yankee will build a thriving Village before the Mise Uriana get their Plana Laid. The Spring Hill company is a Good illustration of this policy. After erecting a spacious hotel upon one of the most Beautiful Sites in Kansas they Are already beginning a school House and Church and making a retirement for a second Church. They have secured a Post office and mails in several directions contracted for the imm edut Creo Tion of several Vorea and other building already poll about 100 vote in their precinct nearly All free Blate and a going ahead with wonderful in arg. They Are nearly All new England men. It is through Auch enterprises As this that Johnson county is fast being redeemed from the influence of Border Ruffia ism. Free Sute men by encouraging and protecting a Rech other have already secured the Ascendancy in the population end very soon the Bogue voting end other dishonourable practices of tha pro slavery party will be driven Back Over the Missouri Bordy is where they belong. That for some time to come at least the in Tensity of the Fervour thus manifested must be increased rather than slackened. In referring to the historical aspect of the subject we find that at irregular intervals there have been seasons peculiarly marked by an outpouring of devotional manifestations. From 1730 to 1750 the Orest Awakening a it a usually designated formed a striking feature of the times. 8tsrting from England spreading with singular rapidity thro Scotland and Ireland it made its first Mark in the year 1733, at Northampton a Lovely town of Massachusetts lying at the foot of mount Tom and mount Holyoke. The Church at that Point had been originally at arled by to distinguished reverend Eleazer Mather who died in 1670, and waa by tha Rev. Or. Stoddard who presided Uver it for the almost unprecedented term of fifty even years. It waa during tha period of or. Stoddard s ministration that the famous Jonathan Lawarda Rose to that High reputation which alter Warda placed him in charge of the same Church on or. Stoddard a and which finally led the Way to his selection a president of Nashua Hall College at Princeton new Jersey. Or. Edwards has left a record of tha a Misat revival written with the event and highly valuable As a remarkable illustration of that Early period of the country s history. It is evident from the testimony which he Haa left that prior to the Era of which he formed to conspicuous a figure the religious feeling was at a Low ebb. From Massachusetts the Ham of religious feeling kindled by the eloquence of Edwards spread to the Connecticut and from thence southward to the Othar colonies. It was the first apr to tha planting of new churches in regions previously deprived of such spiritual luxuries. The whole Atlantic coast then contained a comparatively sparse imputation received the influence of that enthusiasm Winch had started a Roku the Interior of new England. From a period of fifteen years prior to the Middle of the last Century until the second visit of the celebrated George Whitefield there xxx a it a Complete Lull in thu religious Zeal of the colonies. Or. La olmec says in his american annals that the Zeal which characterized the new England churches at an earlier period had previous to White did a arrival sub aided Aud a Calm lethargic state ensued a indeed according to or. Chancey in i reasonable thoughts on the state of religion in new England a reaction had set in which had earned the religious condition of the country to so Low a Point As that describe j by or. Edward s narrative. At the Cloee of his curious work lie admits that disorderly walkers have been suffered to Tako their own course without the administration of those censures which Are proper to the kingdom of Jesus Christ it waa in l Hils Delphia that Whitfield found the warmest Welcome Aud made the deepest impression. From the Balcony of the old fashioned Lesme building known As Loxley s House which stood undisturbed till a year or two ago at the Junction of Little Dock and second Streeta the eloquent Whitefield held spell bound audience which gathered on the gentle slope of society s Hill opposite at whose loot the fatuous Bathsheba Bower of old time memories dispensed to All joiners the grateful cup of water from the Best Spring of water which waa then to be found in our City according to Watson. Never were such audiences gathered together in Thia country. By the powerful co operation of the talented tenant William and Gilbert Xiv Hose names Are so conspicuous in the list of american divines the work of revival prospered in new Jersey and the adjacent states Whitefield created a wonderful sensation wherever a went. Georgia Virginia Mast Achu Scutta were alike the scene of a wide Anraad enthusiasm whih thronged the churches wherever he was announced to preach. Large additions were made to the churches through the winning influence of his eloquence from among the Moat distinguished men of the Timo. At the beginning of the present Century another revival occurred which originated in new England passed through in rapid sue cession the Middle states and spread both North and South and West. Some idea May be gathered of the intensity of the excitement from the it Erusal of the evangelical Magazine published at that time. The great Centre of its action at this period was in Pennsylvania and the immediate Vicinity and in the latter state then having a population of Over 200,000the Magazine we have referred to says the number of baptisms in one year alone 1801 amounted to Over ten from a letter dated january 22, 1802, from mount Ararat Prince Edward s county Virginia addressed to Robert Ralston a a name so familiar in the mercantile manuals of Philadelphia a extract a passage to show the state of religious treling which pervaded the old Dominion there could not Hare been fewer than three thousand people out to hear the Sermon on Friday and this at a very Small Village the people were much affected at times. They continued together All Day till night. Near tha close of the first Sermon the writer Stales a i am persuaded More than half the audience were in tears. It appeared that something like super natural pow suddenly rested on almost every the number of conversions taking the evangelical Magazine As authority exceed that at any previous Awakening. Some Twenty five Yeara ago another Reje tuition of the conver tonal Tervor diffused itself throughout this Sute and Drew into influence Many other sections of the throughout the i Tenor towns Harrisburg Carlisle. Chamber Burg Pittsburgh the great topic of conversation in every Circle of society was the great prayer to Petingi for the time drove out convivial parties and Young ladies and Young gentlemen who had been attending Cotillon parties and Kindred Troi ios were suddenly brought to deny themselves such amusement and to devote their time to More reasonable service. For Mont a at the state capital nothing else was thought of by the mass of Tai Community and Dur of additions to tiie churches has been unprecedented. No similar revival has med Over the country since the great awakenings in a new England in the Days of Jonathan k i wards. And the Prev but far exceeds the former in the extent of the. Work. It is not 1 marked by the tame intensified enthusiasm i and excitement that followed the preaching j of Whitefield or the revivals at the beginning of the present Century in which various physical convulsive demonstrations were witnessed among persons under conviction of 1 sin. Of the contrary the present awaken j ing everywhere give evidence of calmness t and Freedom from wild and unregulated excitement. An if ritual enthusiasm prevails but we hear of no violent and extraordinary demonstrations anywhere. In this City the Progress of the work a Moat encouraging. The methodist churches particularly have been greatly stirred. A Christian of this denomination remarked to us recently that there was hardly a methodist Church in new York or Brooklyn that wus not in the full tide of a revival. Their ministers say that they have never witnessed no equal work of Grace. In the congregational churches extra prey a meet Inga Are held in the Broadway Tabernacle in this City the Church of Tho Pil Grinie Aud Plymouth Church Brooklyn 5 and in or. Cheevers Aci Vicea Aie held every night in the week. In the reformed dutch churches Are in vigorous Progress Vith fruits already gathered. Among the old school presbyterian churches we have heard of no a it Ecial indications of Awakening while in several of the new school Large numbers of conversion have recently occurred. Nearly Twenty extra prayer meeting con fined to no funicular Church Are now held at different places in new York and Brook Lyn. Such a general Awakening has never before occurred in this City Aud its Progress watched Vith increasing interest every Duy. A 77-- it. A a my Iii at ii not Minu a Nanouski usen Sair and thus forfeit our own Mil be y v la oot a a a he very Rock which Bear of the whole att Liard world which must Btl # Buan. Yol a pc a it fir. The special re of this in Lamar. 1 he riflemen from the Walls now play Tia nov. I Vise a letter 1 0 abort and pungent half Moon for am minutes and in a Quarter that we coi v it entire As follow i of a a Hott la Tach enl at the foot of the Rich Mon. Va., feb. 25. 1858. Pm a Ion gentlemen 1 Rar tved your the 2fd a a a Kab them of by is to Dar. I writ. At Obi. Today that it Wsul be dry k ouf me by �22 m now nato meet the democracy of Luu la. Will. To vex Ted Ohio in Mas on Ven non # t Columbus of Oda which a no nor a Pagoda Accord the itch prox a. Our Legardis Fose. A a nl�o0� Post this Futua Sion and will not adjourn Balor the 7lh of , but an old Square Tad building i March if than and my official Daus flu re a into stories is carried by the a Contr my Custant presence Here. I have much to. V i a my Cut tank presence add to my tammany and Philadelphia utters but i hav not tha time and Opportunity now to show that tha fraud of the election in Kan a is a nothing in comparison to tha fraud of the Lecompton Conva Tiou itself. Ill question is. Shall a pretended Constitution which waa not adopted by that convention for on the contrary it we submitted for adoption by tha people and which waa not adopted by the people for they were not allowed to vote against if be forced by the intervention of Congress on a majority of the people against their Sovereign will 1 shall this be done too on Tbs Bourbon doctrine of legitimacy 1 and if done a the people to be driven loth extremity of the Dorr doctrine of the Rhode Island Case 1 it is democratic to Bow to lawful authority. It is autocratic aristocratic oligarchic and de it Otic thus to constrain popular by the onus of Legitime firmly yours ii enry a. Wise. Go Wixo uncivil. The Washington Union which formerly seemed desirous to Kew i on some terms with All branches of the Dein Oratio party Haa recently became very Ini politic. In a recent comment on the Sena torn of rejection of the army Bill that paper says a a it is not at All surprising that the Black Republic a should pursue this course and that their neophyte is who have recently Heen initiated into their mysteries and who Wor a hip so devoutly now at the Dusky shrine where Greely Abby Kelly and the senator from new Hampshire Kneel and cry aloud it is natural enough that this conglomerate brotherhood should pig together in the a sine Sty. But it is worthy of a Este isl wonder a that democrats should be found to vote persistently with them to defeat the measures of the administration and in the attempt to lore a on it a measure and policy which would Only Embarrass it and which was intended by the majority of its supporters to Embarrass the Washington correspondent of the Chi Cago times Saya a a flippant letter writers and journalists whose pens Are employed in the interests of Lecompton keep asserting that the skin Ision of Kansas under the a submitted Constitution is a fixed fact a thing already As Good a accomplished that the administration can and will press it through Congress immediately. Let not the Publio be hum bugged by these assertions. Ii inter till clot and Spring trill com and go and summer too for that matter before thab it in flu a will Hace Pota d Over the Senate. The opposition will dispute every Inch of ground. The debate will be most scorching which Ever took place in con Gresa. I predict that before it is closed the most violent Leveorn Tonial will be ready and willing to withdraw from the conflict. The Issue which will be Nrec enter to the Ameri can people will awaken the popular indignation to a height which will Unaka it uncomfortable to a still Friend e. Ii. Mkt a net notwithstanding the entire Loas of his instruments for taking Amer types and daguerreotypes by Tho late fire has we notice located himself in the Crystal Arcade build ing no. 4, up stairs where Haia now pre pared to take either ambr Otypka or daguerreotypes in a style As Good if not a Lite settee than before. A has just returned from Boston and having purchased the very beat instruments lie could find besides having a splendid sky Light As Large if not the largest one in this state he feels confident that he can give entire satisfaction to All who feel disposed Tif patronize him. We had the pleasure of seeing a picture taken by him at his new place and it far surpassed anything of the kind we Ever Law. Lie will be Happy to meet All his old customers and a Many new ones a feel disposed to Call on him. Remember tha place no. 4 Crystal Arcade budding Over the sign of the a Caxton Hamlin a sex Cit. The reply of senator Hamlin to Hammood of 8. C., who Ilsc Lared White working Meu to be to better than alarms is said to have been one of the Moat affective on the Lecompton question delivered in the Senate. Or. Hamlin is eminently a practical legislator and by an array of fact and figures which could not be contradicted he utterly demolished Many of the positions taken by gov. Hammond. His defence of ire labor and ire Laborera was admirably made and of such a character a will Proba a a Bly deter the fire the of the South from Ingn Snure Winter a a Kkt Nothe a Toul it on Tea Ubo suspension of the usual Gaia is which Char a a a a a wars acteria All place where state Legislatures Are 01 the rotate wont to Convene. J the Timm correspondent Saya since that period until the print season i Quot senator Hamlin up Chia tha Abishal to religious seut Imant though by no Means re tutorial of Hia lit. I vindication Retro ceding Haa not advanced by any sudden to Hong a a tax North against own stronger and deeper and a a a a Sion of senator Hammond much More Liberal by a a of undid Success. The tables tvs Ned. For Tom weeks past the Washington Union a perforated a Greet amount of labor in Reading prominent democrats out of the party. As an offset to this the anti Lecompton democracy of the great Northwest propose to hold a Mas convention at an Early Day and formally Ryad Jamas Buchanan out of the to ratio Par-7� Jerk. It a grown it the Tarn Tim. Us comparatively Gie dual Advent. To Public mind a not been aroused by any special conjuncture of circumstances startling the attention to such subject and therefore has not had any Opportunity of developing any extraordinary degree of enthusiasm. The recant financial revulsion it is supposed Baa was a Axa Astro Ron h. Fosa formerly of Saco ms., was Ansted this week in Groveland charged with forging not of $6500 against James Durgin of West new Bare which a disposed of to n. How a a. Of Haverhill. The not was written Byj been instrumental through the additional a r Senyan e�q., a lawyer in Carer Hill who Tim for relaxation a which it a offered in Alao witnessed it in consequence of which a Awakening the conscience of the has been arrested and arraigned before judge our National idiosyncrasy is prune to an a Taggart and held to answer to the Chare in Cestive indulgence of to feeling under r-1 the sum of $400. Or. Ste Van denies any try parasol excitement which the popular knowledge Otth matter funner than that mind undergo a. The in a Ubu Dang Riu a was applied to by fore then a stranger Toa ident to All undue stimulation of Tea moral him who professed not to a Abl to writ.�?1 or mental impulse i. Re a Hare already i Nemm port Herald. I of Canton. The bombard out we commenced on the 28th of december at 6 of clock in the morning and at noon Tho assault by the Allied Force began on the Eastern fort. The Overland mail of december 30 says it xxx Ai generally understood up till the moment the order for the Advance was Given that the firing would is continued during the Day and that the assault would take place on the Morrow but the naval and military leaders had kept their counsel and the frightful havoc that must hav been made amongst the Chine by the incessant discharge of a hot and a Hail from guns and mortars of immense calibre May Well have justified an immediate attack consequently Early in the Forenoon the land Force consisting of the 4illli, the artillery French Marine and Mamen and it is said torn sepoy numbering in All about 2000 men landed and advanced by the eastward against the Tung Pauli w Hue the naval brigade waa to pass round by the Westward and assault the l Auxin and Kung fing Forte. tasks it is believed would be accomplished on the 28th, and on the 20th yesterday tha Square fort would be assailed and the whole of the Heights i Mann Dir the City would then a in our tosses iou. A note dated the morning of the 28th, after the bombardment had commenced say a a the arrangements for the bombardment Are now Complete and As soon As tha City is ours i will Endeavor to Gix you an account of its capture. To give you some idea of the fire which has Heen opened just fancy 24 gun boats mounting in All about 60 guns throw ing shot and Shell of the largest and Moat deadly description together with six 13-Inch mortars weighing each about six tons besides the broadside of the largest men of War tiie destruction must be Canton of Tho Luzon times. Slow and continuous with a sombre Monotony like the firing of minute guns the cannonade continues. No broadside no Quick firing no excitement. Every gun is accurately pointed after Many minutes care to strike or sweep the appointed Wall and to avoid the habitations. The shells Are not so obedient As the round shot. What the opposing gun Are doing we cannot see for the a Moke gather thick below us and the big gun seem to Hax brought Down the wind. Vainly do tha mortar shells strive to reach those Hill forts which St a to to be sleeping in tranquil Security against the cold Grey any. They All fall Short. That red fire storied barn which is called the five storied Pagoda and which is said to be the Barrack of five Hundred tartars Wal nearly touched. A a hell burst half Way up the Hill. But Gough fort has never yet been approached. 80m who must have Keener sight than i have say that the chinese Are endeavouring to bring their monster guns to Bear this Way. Half past twelve no signs of surrender. The embarkation of the land fore continue and the bombardment goes on. The following a a description of the scene upon the night of the 29th a a a then Cam the night. The Thipa almost ceased from their firing but the City soon became like our own Shropshire Iron countries at night a Plain of fire. At first it appeared As though the Hesie Geis were Bent upon reducing the place to Vahee but Little by Little a a i gained by a change of position some ides of the scene a a whole the destruction was not without a plan. There w a a great Blaze at the North West Angle of the City. The Gate there is surmounted by a chinese guard House with the usual grotesque upward pointed roof. Sheila and rockets were poured in volleys upon this Structure end it soon became a Sheet of fiume through which the roof the is Tetra and the Walls stood out in dark outline. By constant showers of rocket the fiume was led up and Down the City Wall and in to incredibly Short Tim the Long thin line of fir shot High into the a caves and then a Baided into a a mouldering smoke. While Thia we still raging Thoa vengeful rockets came hurling through the Moonlight along the line of the Eastern Wall. They sought ought the three capote which hav been marked a the object of the triple assault of the English and French troops to Morrow. As a How a dreadful 24->ound rockets flew Fiamos a Ros. They seamed to Lead the tire about As a tame element precisely As they willed and strange to say it never seemed to spread inwards or to stray from the Lin of the City Walls. I expect i shall find that All the conflagrations we have been watching tonight have destroyed Only that Lina of old House which least against the Innar Side of the Wall and afforded cover to Tho Jing Sll w hence 11 our great Leaea in affairs with the Chineo have Arisen. Tuesday dec. 30.�?All night the Eity we Girt by him of Flam. In approach of morning waa indicated by a suspension of the rocket practice and by the to a nog of the mortar Battery with redoubled Energy. As the Day broke to Dames Sank Down and the Sun ruse upon a perfectly smokeless City. To houses that lean upon thinner Walls Are in most cilia that i Hare seen divided from the rest by a Mound or a ditch they a encroachments Hovel mad by squatters a Wood and thatch that bless and vanish. The charges of powder must bar been increased in Tbs mortar batteries for the shells now flew High up to the Bill Forte. One of them at Daybreak Buret upon a Embr asure of fort Onugu and another went right Over it. The ship that had been end lading the Eastern Wall now ceased firing. It was to moment for the assault. In tha neighbourhood of the East fort the formed and Thrush was mad. For two hours nothing a visible but the amok nothing is Beard but to rattle of musketry and loud Beering. At a o cloak the Wall was gained and z a and the French and English Colon Are hoisted simultaneously. Now Gough Furt open out sulkily upon it Lata ally but to assailants not waiting to reply Burry along the intervening Wall wet Ward. I can follow them for som Tim from my position and i hear them c has ring when i Lea them in the hollow. A few minute of Sharp of Naiad and Blue Jacheta emerge from the Trees and building upon mags tin Hill. A moment after and up go to two bits of Banting which toll that this key of Canton i our own. It is now Twenty minute after ten. In four hours therefore to Hill defence of Thia City Hava been captured we May Bop that the Victory a ill be cheap on. I stat in m within my own knowledge that capt. Bat we killed while a placing of the skaling ladders. L it. Hackett was also killed and lord Gilford a wounded in the Arm. How May others Are lost it a in pore Tel to say. The chinamen a Mill a Boot Uig at our men Frt i the tops of the houses and if this goes in i fear it will be necessary to treat the City Lees tenderly than hitherto. While the Algerine gunboat Lieut. Forbes a with steam up taking the supplementary dispatches on la Ard 2. 5 p. M., Gough s fort a assaulted and taken the Monit cur of the lit i publishes the substance of a Depatch from rear Admiral Rigault de ennui Fly in command of the French Aqua Drun in Canton River a a eth Landing of the Allied Force took place on the 28th of december. In consequence of the Small number of men which Taar Admiral Rigault de be Pouilly had at disposal the head of Ono of the columns of attack we allotted to the French troop by rear Admiral Seymour commander of the English forces. This Mark of sympathy great pleased our Milora and Goldie a. Of 28th, after Soma skirmishes with the chinese troops fort Lin was cup tired. Martin de ral litre sergeant major of the Marine had the Honor of being the first to Plant the French flee on the Wall. On in 29th the attacking Columna advanced against the Walls of the town. The second mat of the Capri Trause Rius i Rwm first in to breach and planted oar Colon of a watch Hogue on the Walls. Us was c of in and bravely supported by a gunner of the same Corvette by name Laurier. Every Man did his duty to maintain the Honor of the Arm of the Etc Perot which was maintained in All its the dispatch conclude As follows a a a Canton is at the mercy of the Allied forces. The North Forte seem to bar been abandoned. The flags of France and eng land Are hoisted on the five atoned Pagoda. Our loss is Small for an attacking Toice. The tire from the Allied Fleet we excellent and contributed in no Small degree to the the details of the capture of Canton show that no resistance of any consequence was mad by the Chin and the English and French officers were completely no Zried by the tenacious child like helpless obstinacy of the enemy. Although they did not Light they ran incredible risks to steal and the blowing up of the Strong it of the Chin fort was delayed a Day because to Chitea actually came at night Aud stole Tbs powder Laid ready to charge the mine. They Alao crept into a Magazine to ates where the roof had caught lire and from which the Man had been withdrawn in consequence. When the troop entered the City they found no Oba Teci in it crowded narrow a Trocola except Clowd doors and getaways which Gav War spec i y to Hriz when they reached the governor s residence and Treasury building they found the guard some of them sleeping of Cooling and som smoking and Only two of them mad a Ven How of resistance. They or completely surprised and motionless tinder the mini enc of Bayonet brought within a a inches of their bodies. For six Day during which the Eity had been invested and commanded from the height so m to a completely at to mercy of tit troops and liable at any moment to be entered the Western Gat had been open and ample Opportunity Given for the removal of Gooda and treasure so that there we nut the slightest expectation of finding any Hing of value to Reward the captors. It we there fore with the utmost Asu Nishman that the Treasury was found m full of Stiver a probe Bly it Ever was. Fifty two boxes of Coin which a Man could not singly lift were found and sixty eight packages of solid there was Abo a store House of the most costly Sables and rare furs. A thousand cantonese hired it a Dollar Aach carried the Silver before the British soldiers to their Encampment and m soon As they had abandoned it the Canton mob with loud shouts proceeded to plunder what the English had left. Yeh was captured after a Long Chase during which one mandarin Gav Himmell up a Yeh but he waa not afoul enough lot hint end the English officers Ware not deceived. At last among the great numbers of mandarins running about they discovered on who from his apparently contemplating the achievement of getting Over the Wail m an out of the Way place they conjectured to be Yeh. Capt. Key seized him round the Waist and the coxswain twisted the August Tail of the pm it Erial commissioner around his fist. There was to mistake now Thia with veritable Yeh. Instinctively the Blu jackets Felt it must be Yeh and they tossed up their hate and gave three rattling cheers. 11 trembled violently when he we taken and strenuously denied Hia identity. As soon ssh Felt himself Safe All his arrogance returned. The tartar general made no attempt to gather Hia troop and waa dragged from a filthy closet where he had hidden Himml. When Yeh waa told he would not be injured but must be taken on bored ship he evinced some terror but Slier several frivolous pretences for delay a said a i will accept your invitation. In fact i shall be very glad to hav an Opportunity of teeing on of your a he proceeded to the land in place he met the Canton men who were employed in carrying the Silver and they put Down their loads and saluted him with a Roar of laughter. He gnashed his Teeth with rag at them and mad a threatening gesture. Cotaa Cnorr. A topographies my wider occurred in a article on our Eity Elert fou published last week which a wish to Correct. The Type make us say that thaw were Durue five among to Republican in some of the wards that aided Aeme whal in def taking our ticket. The Weed a used such mortifying wander Stu 1 la the heat regulated offices

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