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Bloomington Post (Newspaper) - March 18, 1836, Bloomington, Indiana Per Iii Iliin in and Niico. An intelligent la be want no dict.vtori.$3 at he cud of the ear. By m. Viivi to a Friday March 18, 1836. Vol. . 20. I Mavares to Jill. From the Nikiti i us Lii Telli Cin i r. Remarks or or. Head Ricks of Indiana on the Wabash . In Senate i Hurt Day feb. 18, or. Lien Dicks mid Lett the 1 ill Beinin read at the Secretary s a the sulier a but thu estimates were considered beyond flip mean of the Stales at that Tinne iih1 no appropriation wins made. At subsequent ses of the Lisla Tures of those states about one year ago appropriations to a very limited extent were made but daring the last summer and fall the water of the River was too High for operations upon tie work and nothing of any const Quetico has yet been done. At the recent sessions of those legis file he had a his place to. J Al turns other appropriations to this of new , been Lade and the ens apparent of the Senate a j v t8 favor he him to resume us Isieah a the belief that a Recolly a to Eyer is too import on of this , and As former discus the states and one on upon tat previous , and i ought to be the report of the committee in its a. V. A tor which Hadl Een printed and Lail on the tables of the senators had Reti dered All explanations unnecessary. The Call of the senator from be Hampshire he would however cheer fully answer and the new words which he might deem it necessary to say would be chiefly confined to the necessity at the present Lime of passing the a necessity stronger than Ever heretofore. This or. H. Continued to re accomplished by this government is wanted and skilful engineers Are it a iced. These obstructions ought o be removed by a canal around them that would Tass steamboats and the work in whatever manner and by whomsoever undertaken is too important to be any longer neglected. Heretofore this has not been considered by the Federal government an object of much magnitude. This River unconnected with any other Chin Nel of Commerce has been thought to Mark was the same which had pass belong to a class of local objects noted the Senate at the last session and egg in entitled to the consid a which had passed the Senate at the a a a a i a a eans of this government three previous sessions. Except m jew the Wabash and Erie canal is amount it was precisely the same i opened. The navigation of the sum its history would no doubt be recon Mit level Section was commenced on elected by Many senators present and be 4ih Day of july last and other the Difini bullies it had to encounter i re sections will be opened during Hod what he had chiefly now to say in be ensuing Spring. That portion of relation to it was that time it Cir urn a canal As originally located which stances had removed those Difili bullies lies within the state of Indian is As he believed both Here and else a a Rith the exception of 35 or 40 Miles where and he hoped that on the pros j i under contract and by act of the ent occasion there would be no Hesi tation in passing the Hill. Legislature of that state the canal is to be continued Down the Wabash to the navigation of the Wabash said Terre haute a further distance of or. His intimately and inset Ira 80 or 90 Miles. The Valley of the Fly connected with the Wabash and Ivla Umee. From the Indiana line to Erie canal. It is through the Navi Lake Erie will after the Michigan gation of this River which empties in Boundary question shall be settled be to the Ohio River that the Wabash speedily made by the state of Ohio and canal unites the navigation and a Hen this Wabash liver instead of the Mississippi River with the lakes of being a local object not entitled to and opens a Channel of Inland Navi be considered of National importance gation Between the two great com will be an important link in the Chain Mercial emporiums of tie country j Ozone of the most splendid and useful a new York and new t Orleans. Liis Inland navigation in the world cer line of navigation is on the most direct mainly the most important that is or route it is the shortest line of Navi can be made in the United states gation which can Ever be opened be an Inland navigation the shortest and tween those Cit it s. The River Tiew is the largest ail most important tributary of the Olio. It flows through a larger and m in Fridio Region of country than Are other River of tie Ohio. It floats to the markets of n. Orleans and the so Atli a larger Quan Tity of agric Llyial to auctions than any of those River. Indeed it is questionable whet heti. T any River Ottlie the Best that can Exi t Between new Vork and new Orleans. Now sir said or. A when this was in tier the consideration of the Senate one year ago not one mile of this canal Lead been opened to navigation. No Highway of Commerce Hen could be said to connect the custom houses and the ports of ii try on the Lak its with those on the Mississippi. All this West of the second a is not even sex Clinge has since take place. The Hepting the Cumber hid the Arkan j condition of this Woik and of the a As and the r d River is july Etili whole country has since essentially tied to be ranked with it in import hanged. Tie navigation of this Riv Tance. It is a River for. R is close and inseparably connect steamboats to n great distance up to t d with the canal. Without its in the Mouth of Tippecanoe Pel h is 500 prov Iii. Not canal must be a great Miles from its own Mouth. Hut this portion o tier Vear comparatively use navigation is Safe and certain Only in i. Is. The Carial is now ahead of the times of High water or when the Riv i River and begin tin you is somewhat swollen. In Low we tar May the canal will continue ahead it hns obstructions which wholly pro i repeat or. In mile it the Navi vent its navigation and these a Siruc l action across the Summit level of the tons Are near its Mouth. The it in country is already i a spin tirely destroy the usefulness of is Najid work going on in the valleys of ligation in stages of Low water and the Maumee and the Wabash. It in some dry seasons boats wit i the sold Lor you millions of acres of land produce of the country have b in in i has brought you millions of dollars a bled to get out of the River during into tie Treasury and you Are already the whole year. Such Case Douilly paid for your canal Grant of in the Spring and summer of 1334, lw7. The ordinance of 1787 had when hundreds of thousands of dollars designated this Summit level As a car Worth of produce pared for the r ing place Between the navigable markets of the soutl., i legally rolled Waters of the Mississippi and the St. Sage of the will no doubt hereafter entirely cease. It will obtain the Sanction of the executive As i believe and i Hope the unanimous vote of the Senate. On hand. These obstruct Soiu said or. Ii Are below Vincennes and much confined to a Region of River a bout fifteen or Twenty Miles in extent. They Coni it of Ripples eight or nine Lawrence a id guarantied its fre navigation forever i Fie government of the United states ought to have made this Canni. The guaranty has i not been kept inviolate but the work has been Pei formed and is in a state of in number which Are filled with rocks a Quot Quot Pic completion by the state of in Irlandi bars and crooked and shallow things have rapidly changed channels. At the grand rapids the up Quot a he upper Wabash win in the a not difficult of these passes the a a i there ii now no question depth at Low water is but two and a j a Ion it Al and National objects in re half feet. The River for a great Dis Fri Nee to the Wabash and Erie tan Tance it the Boundary bet Ween the state of Indiana and Illinois and in improvement of Iti navigation has Long been an object of much interest with both these Sutemi. A 1822 Law were pay in Ltd by both abhor mixing a joint sex him nation of the obstructions by enquirers of each state. This examine Klion Wai had and a report made on Al and the navigation of the Wabash. These Woi scan no longer be considered As separate or of doubtful importance in a commercial Point of View. A great Ting Hwy of com Mere is established there and the Union of the Waters of the Mississippi und the Northern lakes is Etie cled. All objections of ulis sort to the Pas the communicate Iii which we copy in the following columns from the new York american Sheds a flood of Light on tie course of the administration in regard to the French question proving incontestably that the ground on which the president of the United states has been willing not Only to slake the Coo Mercial interests of the country but to pour out without stint the blood and treasure of the people is such As he himself gave up in his communications with the very gov a a rement of Frante six years ago. That ground is fairly stated in the communication to Thich we refer. It is the same taken by or. Fors in for his refusal to receive a copy of a letter of the French minister of foreign affairs to the French charge d affaires a a that explanations of a message to Congress Quot could not be Given i i Ghoul a disregard by the chief Magistrale of his constitutional obligations it being obviously improper to receive an argument in a form which admitted of no reply and necessarily unavailing to inquire Bow much or How Little would satisfy France Vixen her right to any such explanation had be ii before hand so distinctly and normally denied this is the ground insisted upon substantially in the president s annual message and made the foundation of the special message inviting commercial restrictions and military preparations to sustain it. It is the ground occupied by All the debaters ill Congress on the administration Side of the War question for disguise it As we May that has been the question of which the mediation first checked the Progress and which the Pacific disposition of the French government has finally terminated. Notwithstanding that upon such ground the president has been will ing to put at Hazard Liberty life and properly it is now demonstrated from the Public record that he himself recognised More than five years ago the right of a foreign government to take accept Ion to the terms in which to use the language of or. Secretary Van Buren he Quot expresses the sentiments of the government and people of the United states Quot or Quot Calls the National attention Quot a not the attention of a co ordinate Branch of the government merely As is now argued to the state of our relations with foreign Powers. In. The Veteran editor of Niles weekly Register congratulating his readers on the turn which the French question has taken says in his last number Quot we have however re Civ. D u useful lt50ll. With the Prospect of War staring us in the fice we found ourselves entirely unprepared for it. We Hope therefore that hereafter we May steadily and faithfully devote a considerable part of our k venues to place our country in a state of defence if Tver shall come. We have enough Lodo that and whatever else May be desired. So it is also with England Fruite. Let us Jather up and apply our strength to permanent works and rather to the. Encouragement of seamen than the building and launching of a Aye a much May be done in this matter. We Are miserably in want of seamen it takes years to make them and so act and do in All cases that we May be ready to meet emergencies As they Arrise and Render ourselves is truly efficient As we should be really great. A Small increase of the regular army Loo seems insist Jenable so Long As the indians Are our neighbors. We cannot reconcile ourselves to such events As have occurred in Florida having the a Lity to prevent our the French question settled at peace with All foreign nations successful in Commerce agriculture and manufactures a prosperous in institution i pursuing the March of improvement with a firm and steady step the american nation now sustains an enviable Posi lion in the eyes of the world. Quot the career of Freedona Quot is indeed before us without obstacles and with every genial excitement to urge us Onward. The american people have Only to be True to themselves to effect More for the cause of Republican Liberty than the world has Ever before seen a com a a. Gaz. Erom the Baltimore Patriot take the following Paris graph from a leading article in the Harrisburg chronicle of thursday. The chronicle is an original Jackson paper and has been Ibrous about Otie of the main pillars of the Jackson and Wolf party in the key Stone state. It is but too Well known that the dictation of the Globe and the Kitchen has for some time past been the supreme Law with those who ruled the destinies of Pennsylvania. We copy the subjoined paragraph from the Jack son and Wolf Organ at Harrisburg a to show we Nubia i tuition is Worth at the present Day. It among the a auses which have led to the passage of the great bunk in the Senate none operated Moie powerfully than the Wasli Inion Globe. The editor of hut paper could have adopted no surer Means to fix More firmly the opinions of those members who inclined to vote Lor the Ripon Pennsylvania grounds than the rude i insulting terms which he heaped upon them and the tone of arbitrary come Iutin in which he continued to dictate to the free representatives of on state. They have taught him a lesson which we Hope will be remembered a lesson which greater and More important men than he May read to their the resurrection a Beautiful and descriptive extract from the scotch preacher. Twice had the Sun gone Down upon the Earth and All As yet was quiet at the sep Lehre death held its sceptre Over the son of god still and silent the hours pass on the guards Stoody by their posts a the rays of the Midnight Moon gleamed on their helmets and their Spears the enemies of Christ exulted in their Success the hearts of his friends were sunk in despondency and sorrow the spirit of glory waited in Ai Ivious Susji ence to behold the event and wondered at the depth of the ways of god. At length the morning Star rising in the East announced the a Roach of Light the third Day began to Dawn upon the world when on u sudden the Earth trembled from its Centre and the Powers of heaven were shaken in Nigel of god descended the guard a shrunk from the terror of his presence fell prostrate on the ground he rolled a Wuy the Stone from the door of Iho sepulchre and sat upon it. Jut who is this that Chineth Forth from the Tomb Willi dyed garments from the bed of death Fie that is glorious in his appearance walking in the greatness of his strength it is thy Prince c Zion Christian it is thy lord he hath trodden the wine press alone he hath stained his garments with blood a but As the first born of the womb of nature be meets the morning of his Reser rellion. He arises a conqueror from the world of spirits he brings salvation to Tui sins of men. Never did the returning Sun usher in a Day so glorious it was the Jubilee of the universe. The morning i tars Sang together and All the sons of god shouted aloud for Joy the father of mercies looked Down from his i throne in the in rom Iise with Coni it la ten cd lit Lilii old his world restored he saw j that his work was Good. Then a a id the i desert rejoice the face of Nastuni w As gladdened before him when the of the eternal descended As the Dew of heaven for the refreshment of Quot tic nations. With vagrant Colls and other ill bred animals who take Possession of whatever fodder they can Lay their Mouths upon and pay no regard to the rights of and Lum. Or. Anderson says that he knew a Man who became very Rich by being great in Hale matters that is in attending carefully to things which other men consider of too Little Conser Ubbie to claim their notice and this Man always made it a Point to see that his cattle particularly his Milch cows should have a con slant Supply of the purest water. Gen. Farmer. The is nothing Peculiar in raising the potato from seed More than any other Plant. The t Malily of the offspring will like that of All animals and vegetables partake of the character of its parents. Of course the seed should be selected from the Best varieties As we shall be then sure of Breeding from one Good Slock. It May be separated from the pulp of the and dried or the balls May be broken and dried to be sown in the Spring. They should be kept from Frost and moisture. At the usual planting time prepare a bed of Good Mould and sow the seeds thinly on it in drills 18 inches apart. Nurse the plants As you would a bed of onions and in autumn take up and preserve the Small tubers of each Plant separate. Plant the second year at the distance of 19 inches or two feet each Way nurse As before and you will be Able to judge from Tatj product and their time of ripening of their character and Quality. Plant your selected kinds h third year and the crop will be fit for Market or Stock. The superiority which our correspondent discovers in old country potatoes it not wholly owing to new varieties hut to climate. In our country we think the potato deteriorates South of latitude 41, and perhaps the Best potato z line May be comprised Between 41 and 4g degrees North. The latitude of Britain is still farther North though its climate is More temperate than ours. In our latitude in Ordinary seasons the Best potatoes Are grown on grounds that Are deemed cold As reclaimed swamps a c. The Best potatoes Are grown in Ireland Lancashire Engin Nova Scotia Maine. A i c. Where the temperature is comparatively Cool and at the same Lime very humid. The duration of a variety in perfection is generally computed at from 14 to 20 ears though this period is soil Mitides prolonged by a change of soil or climate. The nutritious of the potato have been proved to vary from 14 to 28 per cent in Ditre rent species. Those abounding most in Nutriment Are Iii variably the Best not Only for the table but for Larry Stock but they Seldom if Ever exceed a medium size and Are less Nulu Civ than coarse kinds. Hence As buyers make Little or no distinction the grower finds it most profitable to raise the . Eva trying Cut be in perhaps it would excite the Surprise of Many of our readers should we assert that cattle generally Sufler More from thirst in Winter than during the heat of summer. Yet there is Strong reason to believe that this is to a great extent the Case cattle whose Winter food consists entirely of Hay Straw and other dry materials need a plentiful and frequent Supply of pure fresh wafer. Tifis Many do not obtain As nearly All running streams Are covered with ice and cattle Are obliged to wander a considerable distance from the Yard to the watering place through deep snows or Over a Slippery path exposed to the annoyance of dogs or to be gored by other tattle and rather than endure this they often sufi r much from a want of water. It Lias been ascertained that a Bullock who has water at command will drink it eight times a Day. It should always therefore be of easy Access to cattle at All times and not on a Distant part of the farm or in the open Road so that in order that cattle May help them selves to it you Are obliged to leave your Gate open or barnyard bars Down and thus your Yard is thronged judicial lawyer deceased a celebrated wag was pleading before a scotch judge with whom he was on the most intimate terms. Happening to have a client a female defendant in an action of the name of tickle he commenced his speech in the following humorous Strain Quot tickle my client the defendant my the auditors amused with the oddity of the speech were almost driven into hysterics of laughter by the judge replying Quot tickle her yourself Harry you Are As Able to do it As 1.&Quot Chinn Ler of a he is like a statute placed in a moist air All the lineaments of humanity Are Moul dered away and there is nothing left of him but the rude Lump of the shape of a Man. He has drowned himself As it were in a butt of wine. He has swallowed his humanity and drank himself into a beast. He is like a Spring tide when he is drunk to his High Witter Mark he swells and looks big and overflows every thing that Itai ids in his Way. But when the drink within him is at ebb he shrinks within Lis Banks and Falls a a Low and shallow that cattle May pass Over him. The n. O. Dee Sialei to the Tex Ian commissioners Anali a Loeo in that City of$350 000 on Good Thev to Artud for Washington on i0 h ult a Fik

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