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Bloomington Post (Newspaper) - May 4, 1838, Bloomington, Indiana A blk not my wed of a Huff my Wom by Ami Ofira vol. 3.bloomketom, Fri half Iii a 4, 1838. Terms. Two dollars in and Vaitor two fifty in six Montris and t Iree at the and Oft lie year. No paper will to discont Simeti until All arrearage arc i Aid up. Of Avert seme to o ten lines or less will published three weeks for one Dollar and 25 cents for each additional insertion. All advertisements must lie marked with the number of insertions or they will inserted till forbid and charged accordingly. Tolje Cash must in variably accompany advertisements Froid a distance or Tioy wiil not receive attention. Ai letters and Niri addressed to the Iii must free of pos Apo. To variation whatever in. D expected Fromi these terms. List of agents. Tiie follow of Ontic i inn Are requested and authorized to act ii Enis to receive subscriptions Job work a v \ c. Ami receipt Abr the same. Thoimas c. Jii ii so a la. 11. In. Tim Jorli a i govt la. ii. , i of Viii ii . I\i/7.7.sars, i . Inn ofe Quot Luini us la. 1> i. Warmax i i Irwin. Ii Ila. D. A. Raw macs x w Alli i in in,1. A Liu , i it ii Hville by. 1jfnice Jav j Ark Montvi. S. In i Nus Viil Quot . .m/.xwr. Frankyn to la. John i , loaf Llo a. Gnoni a i. I Musij. . In Liana to. Nicory co. Is j i ii of or. In ton cd inc arc King Jun Ujj do if err a the Sinatr of the Vinci St, tary 27, 10 53. Or to Nch i in l in i to in a a Lulic no apology to tii j Siliato or tre i issiii4 on thir attention even no ii i is in ii my mall will his com Siili it Well Kii a Iii at a a Somotin Ocoin Pineil much Oft Huir till Iii u Ikui is i Erie. Bat lit Felt Tallud Uji ii to reply to tiie in Iii Xvi to Ivy his hoi Iora Colli , 111 .�iip�i.i. A of Liis in it Iii to Iii and to u big now under in before to sat Iliin lie hoped to Sai isly i Vollea and a majority of t ,10 Senate. That his Anivin Vincnt was in i ill j for. If to its h i i existed in the mind of any of is to the Imio Sibi ii old i in lion Lainis Rcd Iii Jii the Randi lately cd h-1 Lay Tho Miami indians to Indiana it was pal by Yogi ii doubt by the of the Yvo Taluc Iru tii i a inc see adopted two Duys ago. 1 had hoped said or. To Ali Ginny colleague Rose to address the see ale that in would have Fen Jet our who Are settlers up a the Public , Fin ii assaults made upon them in this door lie nol see proper to do of 1 Feid it to my did Ylo Deleidi their rep Tai of. I could wish Ilia die Tak had fallen into Rubler hated. There Aie tone Inok Able but none it orc willing than Iii into i do jus in to the a a Copic of Liat Noble Yoi Uig a a a win ser Aiu us. F have Ana Choim to Settle w Ith the honorable senator Vivoni Kentucky in doing Whit i 1 shall in part reply to tiie it if my colleague. I will not alter Wipt to Iii g the Lebam by entering into a ji>lms-5ion of Ilie rits of i in Bill now before Llie Senate. My Oji Nimis Are Kiin i to All who know . In Dation t i one Emit Lens and Laws a a ruin Linig or Iii key to Aid in. Not ing Public works. As a private \ i evil was among the join milk r of a lids who a i. T i a a a it i or a giant of Hui a to a ill our state ill c Mit i Outing a earial Iii id a Road As a . Oft i Ltd a1 have voted form a Iii i inns by Quot h have sae cd cd i Iii Ltd have been i if Iii i a Iii Ipi Tiai to Indiana and of the w it h , 1 might say thou it a id i Iai Iii in it due ii Day enjoying a a Iii Furt Blu Eiane i Ney in of these that have so frequently voted pre Jinp Totoiu to the settlers on Tho Public lands. Have not Theao Grants been a Public Blessing and Are not these examples worthy of imitation no one can deny that the Laws to which i have alluded have brought info existence a number of Public works which without the nid of the general government would nol have been began by the present generation. see canals roads and rail roads in the Western states and Fine houses where ten years ago a traveller must wend his Way through the Wood or along the Indian s path. The valuable land along the Valley of the upper Wab Asli to which the honorable member in his remarks alluded with so much pleasure would not this Day have been the id nce of civilized Man but for the Wirant Osland to Aid in construction the Wabash and Rie canal. On this canal can now travel with As much ease and Comfort As from this place to new York. These things Are undoubtedly a Public Blessing and they speak volumes for the form of government under which live. My purpose in rising was to Correct the error into which it would seem the honorable senator from Kentucky has fallen in relation to a very respectable portion of the stale which i have the Honor in Pait to represent Here. 1 was called out of the Senate chamber yesterday for a few moments on business whilst the Preemption Bill was under discussion. When i to the chamber the honorable senator to whom i have alluded was closing his remarks in opposition to Tho Bill by Reading extracts from a news a or published in Indiana. I had not con Couise fluently an Opportunity of hearing All his remarks nor do i find them reported in the morning papers but i am informed that indulged in harsh expressions against the citizens of my slate whom to was pleased to denominate As Quot squatters on the Public 1 Iio 0 was misunderstood. If that honorable senator had Only alluded to settlers on the Public hands in Indiana in speaking of them ill connexion with the people of other states i would not have Felt constrained to reply but has More than once or twice Ondiro Seiil Days during this debate dwelt it would seem with Peculiar emphasis on the squatters on those valuable Public lands in Indiana applying to those who occupied Thern remarks that shall not go unanswered. 1 will repeat As nearly As i can Whai was said yesterday and if i go wrong can Correct . I understood that denounced the on Tho Public lands As a Lawless Banditt of land robbers unjustly grasping at the Public treasure. Here or. Clay Rose and said that would repeat what did say on Tho occasion referred to by the honorable senator from Indiana. did say that the squatters on the Public lands might As Well seize upon our forts our arsenals or on the Public treasure As to Rush out in this Lawless manner and seize the it Public lands As they had done or. I Ipton . I am glad to find the honorable member did not use the expression attribute to him knowing As i do. That the facts do not justify so Serio is a charge. Does not know that the Laws to prevent Trev passes on Tho Public lauds have never in a single instance been put in Force Lor Many years but have stood As a dead letter on our statute Hooks for a i Jarter of a Century that the emigrants from the old to the new Stales have been in tie constant habit of entering upon the Best Public land they would find building Cabins to shield 1 will now present to Tuo Senate a Brief View of the other Side of the it Josfin. It is True a Resolution was passed in the Senate of state from a i come to instruct Tho committee of ways and Means of thai body Quot to enquire into the expediency of reporting a joint Resolution instructing their senators and requesting their representatives in con Gress to use their influence in obtaining for the state Oflyn Dianalee right of Pru Empi Ion at the minimum Price to the lands lately acquired of the Miami indians to Aid the state in the Progress of her work of internal improvement and can the senator suppose that no other motive Ihnn opposition to granting the poor settler a pre Emp lion right to a Quarter Section of land improved by the of his own hands influenced the members i the state senite Whu veiled for the Resolution in question tie surely cannot suppose so Bat if does to i greatly mistaken. It should borne in mind that the state is embarked in an extensive system of internal improvement. I has created a Large debt with interest accruing. There is a Strong arty in the state legislature opposing the system of internal improvement and them Seh is to classify the Public works or to suspend a Pari of them and put Olf their comp Lemoni for Ina in y i it is. The Resolution is asking a Boon from the general government which if granted lighten the burdens of the people and to of great Benefit to the state. It is Only to wondered at that a single vote was recorded against it. Should the Resolution adopted instructing my colleague and myself to ask a Preemption to the state May Hope that the senator from Keri Lueky will vote with us shall see. I will As far As my colleague to serve the state. It Touhl Ull Ord great plea Jure to Aid her in raising Means to carry on her Public works but in doing this As a Uibo a men Sii Ould have an Eye As Well to individual Justice to to Public Menefi Quot. 1 do nol think that tiie amendment of my colleague if adopted will effect any beneficial object to the state which represent Here. It looks Well on paper but is calculated in my Oji Inion to presenta Quot Laue Issue. Let it. tells that his object is to prohibit individual pre emotions on the lands lately purchased from the miamis. If his amendment to adopted it will an invidious distinction Between oar and Tho citizens of new states of the West and to Calls on to give a vote which would appear to deprive Lii ii. Of a privilege Lii Eli this Bill secures to Oise s 1 do not wish to a expressing an opinion thai a pre Coplion right under the provisions of this Bill can Vest in the Whitely us Juire from Tho Miami indians. I Amend event Oire cd by the senator from i Ennessie or. Nark for which i most Clie Erifilly voted prohibits the granting of pre a emotions to Iii person who settled upon the la id before ii All tii f,.e ii Seei to Thev should j diet the Quot v i it in vim a Ipp it ses the Gaii Tibig of i 1 i i Ilin i ii Lilse Titan v Pili i of thai i . A to Gigli Lii i trea y was wins net la filed y then in a the solution of in i cation it was directed to i c to the indians for their assent to a Kitain alterations made on Llie part of the United . La was a Coidin Gay submitted and the assent of the obtain it in november but will my cull Tigue say thai the session As Complete and the title Oft lie i Lii red slate a a l tit o liar been extinguished. Hen Yahoni this Miami to easy Are properly Iii i cd ,11 i tears .1 eve v live fill Pei valuable trac entered into in, ate i til cob Ltd la it a their families Tom the pelting of the storm and cultivating the soil regardless w Hether the land had i the land Iier fact thu Pron of Tiu been Suim Yed or not w Ith the expectation and in a k aty by .Xecuti Pio alien ? i his Publica Iii an i s f to. .1, 1 i. M Emp Tsujii lauds i. 1 Hose a. I i i r v time Uli Ami Iii Lite i i i la Coll i 11 1 Liti Inells Umil t so Dee lae air ii Iii Law s a is tii luit adv let ii is to the Strong planes o in Indiana Oil i i n pit Emp Iii in Law s i for Lav a r ii i i i Tull i Hilll a i., i a nil tit a in i i my new n i 1,1 1 a ii i if., m i Iell lers Oil p Imie , an Nul u Zeim ii ii u a i Pii Ein a Mil Law s to a fat it Iii a i at Pii i in a in will t arc Vii a uht Difini to a Pori Iii Otic Mujey flt in Iii Der i la hair us i. It lie i Uruu h use the Peon a Quot it Tilei fun l i i 11 y i 11/ 1 Lia t it 1 m ing Iii w i the to lev my in present i the m Illers Oll the Public Wililie works. Who but or a i Wii Ltd land Ami As a Vilii a in Ceascil they to ii urdu and i 0wi1 Coil to it . Eil Al Lilis Lime Iii uru Iii Ond it it Rii a Ornis Llave As As the citizens of ii Iii \ used Fajr the a in by Cir ingress 1. I i l i i that Quot Etui Struc i ail Aii l shall i Mccaue Ai it us a Iii Unis a in Ilion Law say to Lluisi l i i i Itoi ii Sund u to Lin Lulu ii Jaimot cd Ciul Lili All tie land now \ a Iii Iii i or the highest Price it a it ii cars. Ii t in ruin to i s in in 11 Culi Iii Iii Haw a Rig it to in Ilu a Liidi will Kell ulily Ali i Joist a Dull or Midlil it to Iii wer Lili i it t in the Public i1 ,.�> Al Indi of a a lettel.-. Liumis Illi ill w est it i ii a i a a Eie a 1 a i t t on ibis Ali our in v a ? tines it i. Ill thu Furest were lid of it lilt a slates. I 111111 1 i Rol item , a King Foi ii 1 Kiwi a what 1 11 Mei it they Are not it it y have m 111 it Senate. 1 i s aim Mil would. .1 Muiir coii.-, out to in , thinks it will feelings to ii inn Uli a a w Hist no Here in and i Hupt a must i do not a that my Cir it Iraj Ojiri to. Eit airy Stirli Iii pit i u Plit h lights bit Lic 1 Amiul ii Uin it to my �1-11.-. in is Iiga inst the other s still they Lauist. J Lic is Viator Fanini Kentucky and my Colleano Aie Wolpern Mon Tep rescaling Western interest a. Iii line Litiere no Public i Iii in Keni icky and but Lille Iii . I beg Ihm to gift Wii i Nie to Imi to the that Timble peril of Genezio airy that prompted senators to Vole Ino to a a in Usu co a Rii Cimon of the Lon Sivillo and Rolland canal and Landi to Aid in the i it not i Ructin of Iho Wabush and Krie cd Siul Ata to Michigan und Illinois canal and Tention of paying the Ltd Onei for the land whenever they should i ought into Markei has it not been the constant practice of Congress to pass Laws to protect the actual settler from the Iron grasp of the Spetti Valori Ami is it to Call those industrious Antl enl rpri5ing citizens who Settle on the Niblic la Litls with intention to Purchase As soon a a the come into Market hard names 1 think nol l gets the honorable senator know that the people of four entire coi ofies in Indiana i Ortr Lake Newton Pulaski wit i a portion of Miami and other counties Are sett i is on the Public lands i lies Aie from the older Stales seeking a Home in the a a est. It is Tizie sir of Ihm Are poor hut 1 Trust and believe they Are Kinkiest. I know them to honorable Lear Cable Law abiding citizens who would scorn a Dishi Morable a Clini As much As the senator himself. 1 Iii with Many of Heni Ilii y Areedie Alcil moral and highly respectable. Many of them would lose nothing by a Compi Irison with meal res on this Loor and if the honorable Btu Holts a Dit Lerent opinion it is because to has Iteen misinformed. Those who communicated w Ith the honorable senator on this subject should have Given him ii other Jii Ece of in Irma lion that might possibly Lee of service to him in a coming Ilay. J hey should have informed him Liat the ind Siviia �l1e Senate w to adopted the Reso Lulion read by him is con posed often of great res Pecolah Iliin none Moiese but like other bodies its Are no influenced by consid Erni ions Vav High do not Aji Pear on Tho surface and which in this ease i fear were not communicated to him by Bis . It May not to uni Teres Ling Iti that Geni Leivian to know that a majority of the Senate us Indiana which adopted the Resolution Are Opp list in it it the Lalo und present administration Ollhof general government. 1 Quot Hoy of course i Ollow their great Leader the senator from Kentucky amp it i Hurt his Huid Bill. I lie administration advocates graduation und up in option to actual settlers whilst the senator and his friends oppose both. My principal object in rising win to disabuse the Public mind with regard to the action of the Senate of Indiana. I very question has two aides and the senator from Kentucky and my Cou Eago have presented Only one of those sides. While they have shown most conclusively that a certain Resolution was adopted by a very Large majority in that body they have carefully concealed the complexion w hich that question assumed there and have read and told us enough to give tis to understand that the revolution was passed by an Orrew Helring majority and Thev have endeavoured to saw it a that thik decision Shoula Imp a Tondu Ovioe upon the act Ion of Ihil body. To on was not Maile tiie of i t Cember. I ask then How can a pie empt Iun right established to lands coiled by Lii it Miami treaty when the Bill under w hich it y Are to. In Laim etl provide that the settler shall have been m actual occupation Oft lie land on the Isloel dec Muir last in Arii Moith by uie the promulgation of the treaty w hich completed a Lille of the i Iii Ted Styli s to the land Iii a ii it Iii on the 1st of december last the land was Indian a Giitl and the amendment of the senator irom Tennessee my. Sitf sex Ressy prohibits the i Extension of this right to settled up of such land Beluie Ilie Ilia to title had been extinguished. 1 Liujie Iho Les Olujimi will pass our Legi Lalu Kand sent on Liege inst Rueling us to make an Appeal to the liberality i it of the Senate to Grant to the state a pre Emp lion right to these lauds it a Niini ilium Price. will then have an Opportunity of testing Thesin Cei ily Outhuse who Opp get Impi visual pre Emit tons and have told us that they would greatly refer Grai iting it to the slate in Aal of her Public works to granting it to Squal teis on the Public lands. It vill Ull urd great plea ii Eio exert my feeble abilities in Lor Vanling Limo w ish est our stale but i greatly Fiir will left in a lean minority. My colleague tells us that would vote against Aii India us nil Preemption right Asan original prop Umthun that if votes for it nowt will because it has become the a coiled Poliey us the country. I View the matter in a do Lerent l lit nut Huig can Atford More Bali la Elihu than to v the the most to liable Public lamp owned by thu t a Ern ment to a poor but honest i mixer who set k n Home in the Western Woods. I Hose Vav lu., it t is Day Eini grate from Tho old to the new slates Are generally from the farms w of Shups Schou or colleges ill the Mast Ului n Tike citizens of Rea moral world und who worm Giace any society and i a it a How can a Man Sliu a bosom glows Wii patriotic Devotion to his Covili a deny to i to present settlers on the Public lands the privileges ii boy to by others for More than a a ii Artur of a Century ? i Annot i will not. Are asked when the new s ales will i Aso to Deasio Congress to pass Pree it tiption Laws in Uver sir never said or a until the Reat West to the Mouth of the Columbia River is Cov it red with a Hardy industrious and Happy population who travel West along the Cumberland ii id to fed Homes fur their families. When a his Road Ami these emigrants reach the shores of the j acidic then and not until then will Congress to relieved Tom Pav Siag Preemption Laws and from making up drop rations for the National Road. The senator from Kentucky or. Clay says there is no Equality in the Preemption a Stem that a i i Iii tii. R. It . By gang fare Hito Survey Aid seizing upon the Choice spots. 4 admit Tjit it produces dissatisfaction i i two classes of individuals one Tho politician in the old s totes who is Loath to give up the poor but portion of their population and the other who Are anxious to get Possession of these Choice spots and who by anon dog the Public Oslac and Over bidding the poor Man compel him to retire Ond con Tont himself with land of an inferior Quality. They Are dissatisfied but nol wronged. My colleague complains that politics have been dragged into this Del Etc. Lie admits that there Are those who will influenced by political considerations. 1 Hope it will recollected that it was not i who first introduced politics into this discus too. I did not bring fur Vii newspaper Here end read what had been said on one Side in the Indiana legislature. I admit however that political considerations do sometimes influence Tho actions of Public indies in Indiana As Well As in other states. I have carefully examined Tho on the resolutions heretofore referred to and find Thot every whig senator with perhaps one exception went for it while the Little band that opposed it urged the claims of the poor Pioneer and the policy of the tale and administrations. Both the Nator from in into icy and my colleague referred with great satisfaction to what was said by whig senators but avoided alluding to what was said by senators on the other Side. I think it would have been an act of j is to present both sides of the question. I confess i recur with satisfaction to what was said to Tavor of the actual Settlor and if advocating Tho Neas ires of the administration in relation to the Pahll lands to d aging in politics then i am Content to plead guilty to the charge. Although it has been shown that the Resolution adopted by a Large majority of the Senate Oflyn Liana 1 do not wish to to understood As admitting that the vote on that Resolution is fair Index of the opinions of the people Al Large As to the policy of granting individual pre emotions. It Only goes to show How Many members of the state so Nate were willing to ask another Grant from this government to Ait her in completing her Public works and i advise the honorable senator from Kentucky not to Loo Hasty in believing that a majority of the people of Are opposed to seeing Congress to Grant in Preemption Light to a Quarter Section of land to an actual settler Aiter has improved it by the labor of his own hands. A word to Tho honorable senator from Ohio my. , Antl i have done. tells us that Eit Gormous speculations Are about to made should pass this Bill without the amendment now under consideration and Calls on the Senate to give a vote that shall a inc Keiit it. 1 have stated that the Pru pm Tiou n uht can ult rest on the Miami lands. I Pon the subject of speculation a May better i Ronneil than i am but 1 assure him that am not and never expect to per iou ally interested directly or Wiuli Cecily to the value of one cent in any pre Emp inn that n a lie Grancil or obtained by the Bill l ii c us on the Miami la Nils or any other lands. Lie tells us Lylial a very Largo majority of the Indiana legislature is opposed to pre emotions. How does know it i will thank him for any information May see fit to give us that come from Indiana but 1 to wiil permit to inform Hijii Ihal is greatly mistaken if thinks that a of the yeomanry of that state oppose pre Ilion Laws i Large Touey holders there As elsewhere Oji pose them hut the Bone and a new of the country w to make their living by the sweat of Iligir Jiow cach Ami every one of them would to wiling Tocce Iii pie Emp lion right to one Quarter it Idun of land Al a Lullar and a Quarter an acre if they could gel it. An anecdote. The warlike preparations which have recently met us on every hand have reminded us of an Inci Ilent that occurred in j Detroit during the last War Ftp which Vic Are indebted to the recollection Ota Friend Ihen and now resident Here. It Eumia in in it crib Ruble self Possession the reply of Admeto a us Kilton at the seige of Toulon. Lannes had Liti shed a despatch at Bonaparte s dictation leaning on a Connon for a writing desk when a shot Isom the Kii glibly ships striking beside him covered his paper Wii i Earth coolly observed Quot thank v a gentlemen shall need no Sand this 1 hat incident made the Fortune of Lannes As Bona i Aile Al Oce placed him on his staff but fear Oil Heio still Viig wishes in obscurity. Ii Hin the palisaites of a Small fort in Detroit of Vav is now the Coiner of Woodbridge and gris i old strict there blood in the War of 1812, a mag Nili event Star tree some two feet in Diu meter and ii ride an a Delight of Tho citizens. During one Tif the Isom the Opi Iolite Shore it was p received inuit this served As a Murk to guide the aim of the enemy s shuts old that icon Tribu Iii greatly to annoy and weaken the defence. The , All Lii villing Tho they woo resolved to Ren Ove this n Iii a of annoyance. A Soldier of the name of Miller and now reitling believe in the Eily was directed to rut it Down Llo Pio ceded cheerfully to his , plied the axe with vigor hut Yel made no a Piil pro rms on the Tough old Tiee when a a hut from the Lii Irish Battery struck in precisely Theio to was cutting and la Oil two i hods of the trunk. Miller paused for a Momeni hiked up und exclaiming Quot fire a Way Johnjr Ull you Cut a great Deal faster than i can Quot then Juie by proceeded to Complete his work. On saturday night the a 16th us. One of the a s. Rank try buildings at Lla Pei s ferry used As a pious House was destroyed by fisc occasion do it Nievod by Accident. 1 to Ikno in Maya the a Baylestown free press were dinged a Llie Uttmi ing on saturday evening providing fun and Lata it night the fico was discovered Truing from Tbs Interior of building when us 1stto tuve it. Never join with your pc Moil wow Mem items a horse it in wife unies the one a about to by mud the other buried. S -.1 h

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