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Logansport Canal Telegraph (Newspaper) - March 12, 1836, Logansport, Indiana I if kit a to a 0 a if Mumby s. Lasselle amp x. B. Dillon s vol,.�.lociansport, Indiana saturday March 13, 188�. To. A Congress. Air senat Friday february 5. Or. Tipton offered the following resolutions which lie one Day for consideration army of the United states. Resolved that the committee on military affairs be instructed to inquire whether the army is sufficiently numerous for the duties they Are required to perform and for the occupation of our various forts. A Esol Yed also. That the committee on military affairs inquire and report to the Senate whether in their opinion the pay and emoluments to Theofi Cosof the army is us Lucienl compensation for the services they Are required to perform. The Resolution having been read or. Tifton said this Resolution directs the committee on military affairs to inquire whether Pur army As at present organized is sufficiently numerous for the occupation four fortifications and the performance of the various other duties which necessarily devolve a upon in in submit inn the Resolution for the consideration of the a Nate i feel it to be my duty to accompany it with a few Bri f n Niarkos t explanatory of my motives of Toj Osin pc the inquiry. 1 do not wis ii to by con adored an alarmist any f Piave nor b Eno i Raed on by Iho re Iio a of Vir of l Picard. I do no it i o r tilt in s in a to Ier Minaur tic War the Sci incl the oui a 1 Mooij said any of tuck our y act fooling now Ray i Wiuli is nor uii a a taken Aii Leric or it i a i Ltd on War bag Uriv it it i k �1 ii i Inilisi i if . Tiliti a a a a it pc t of i d sir to nor , ill us .11 a r. Up. Get and to prevent tier Ltd Irr ii Wii ii toe Liidi Diriso j our Bon 1 am ibid to ice any Abr War unless it a from lii Sion. Which will occasionally occur Between our Bordor inhabitants and the Neighb Orihood Indian tribes and 1 am convinced Itiat the Sun Way to prevent War is to be Well prepared for it. If we expect to keep peace with the Indian tribes we must provide and keep constantly stationed in Timeir immediate Vicinity an efficient military Force to Awe them into submission. 1 have waited until two months of the session has passed away hoping that so other senator better quasi died than myself would Institute this inquiry but seeing that such Lias not been the Case 1 have determined to move in it and beg honorable senators to examine amp decide upon this subject not As a party question but As one intended solely for the Good of our common country. 1 do it sir with great diffidence for Many reasons. 1 consider it a matter of some consequence and have no doubt that it will meet with opposition. The mover should possess More ability than 1 do to defend it. 1 have consulted no one. The measure is my own Ami i am answerable for it. I am aware Itiat the people of this country look with a jealous Eye upon every step taken to augment our military foce. The people when rightly informed a �11 do a what is right. The army in their army to e Money to support it is theirs the gov in Anent and 1 Feci issued that they desire to see the army sufficiently numerous to answer All the purposes for which it was created. Before i sit Down i will exhibit to the Senate a tabular statement showing the forts on our Seaboard As Well As on our Northwestern and Southwest turn Border occupied and unoccupied. When i have stated the facts 1 must leave it to those senators who represent the Seaboard to judge whether any additional Force is necessary there or not i of course do not pretend to determine. I have instituted the inquiry under the conviction that a More efficient Force is necessary in the West. I do not advocate the propriety of raising new regiments nor of increase my the number of corp missioner officers. 1 believe they Are sufficiently numerous already but 1 am confident that the rank and file of the army should be augmented by which measure we will place our peace establishment upon a much More respectable footing and make our army More efficient without incurring heavy additional expense. I have prepared tables showing the present distribution of the troops and the condition which oui military posts Are at present for the want of More men to preserve them. By these Slit events it is shown that in thee Stempe ariment on the Lakis and o i t Nese aboard there Are tvs Iris three Illary posts fourteen of which Are now without troops to Garrison them Ami of course liable be soon to go to a 9truc4ion. In the Western d in ailment there artist Wen in two posts nine of them us occupiers by troops Many of Tiese forts Are substantial Well Silti and capable of if properly occupied Atid preserved from fal Lin Otto ruin. If not preset Ltd the Monck exude tided in,u4ken Cijan is to irow n a Way. I pc Sci of then i. Of our is my of so Mill thar i is Ibl. For to troops �11 Ihu Forit he Comprini in about fifty to sixty i High each so As of enable them to Render All the service required to be performed by an army. 3ur forts must be kept in repair and our guns and gun carriages preserved. Several companies live been recently removed from their stations to perform service in Florida two of these companies have been entirely cutoff by the indians thus Farthier reducing the number of the rank Atid file already too Small. By concentrating the troops in Florida the forts in Louisiana have been mostly left without men to preserve them. The unsettled state of affairs in Mexico and the actual War in Texas will cause a restive Ness Amoe the Indian tribes on the South Western Border of the United states which should not be unprovided for. Gen. Gaines we Are told has been ordered to the Frontier to prevent an interference by our indians with the enemies of on neighbors and it is possible that some portion of the Force now of tiie upper Mississippi will have to l e withdrawn and sent South. This will leave the Northwestern Frontier exposed to the mercy of the tribes on the upper Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Not Liing but the pres. Nce of a Force sufficient to crush All oppor i tion will keep our indians Long quiet and it is our Wisest policy to provide that Force at this time. The presence of a respectable Force at i Oris Armstrong and Snelling in 18>l-3, a Ould Iliavi priv need the War with the souk win ii Cost us two and one half millions and a a in Pihir array of troops if station in d at on ing ind Tzimba Bay last year would Leri airily a a ave prevented the War now going Oit in rior Ida a War which will probably Cost lis o i to i Villi a a sorta just it or mainly quot end in e of the poor deluded Genii Violes. Or. T. Quot a Aid Itiat in relation to the second Resolution for increasing the pay and Emolu ment Sof the officers of the army he was not prepared to give an opinion that an increase wins necessary but he knew that there were some who thought an increase should be made in the compensation of some Grad s of the officers of our army. He considered the Oili cers of our army a most meritorious class of men they Brave the Dangere of every cling where the duty Calls them they risk their health their lives to Weir All in our defence and he fell confident that every citizen of our the people s Man to the presidency you will enjoy the fruits of United labors alien i shall have ceased to take a part with you for my thin and whitened locks Tell me that 1 shall soon sleep with my fathers. The old Soldier s Story. A few Days since i stopped at a Public House in Colrain and while my ii orse was eating 1 sat Down in the bar room and heard a Sensi Lle old Man relate the substance of the enclosed account. During the revolutionary War there was a Point of land on the Jersey Side of the Hudson and not far Distant from new York which was the science of a bloody conflict. There were about three Hui dred acres next to the River from which the Wood and Timber had been cleared off Back of this was a heavy Forest. On this cleared Point a Large number of cattle destined to Supply the american army were placed. Four or five Miles Distant in new Jersey there were three thousand Light infantry under the command of Lafayette. I was one of that Deta climent. Of business was to see that the cattle were not taken from the Point by the enemy. One morning intelligence was brought into Camp that several vessels had a House of commons in Ibe Early part of Bis cart or of the glorious War which preceded the disastrous on it in we lost the colonies called it the last War he took no notice and so ii after repeating the mistake he was interrupted by a general cry of quot the last War it one a the last War but one quot "1 mean sir quot said or. Pitt turning to the speaker and raising his sonorous voice i mean sir the War that britons would wish to re Tieniber quot i Hereupon the cry was instantaneously changed into an Universal cheer Long and original. Country would concur in giving Triem an ample compensation he would say a Liberal one. He to d that the military committee would give the subject a careful investigation and report the facts to the Senate and he Felt confident that the Senate and the country would do this valuable class of men ample Justice and that he knew the officers would be Content n Ith a just Reward for their valuable services. These sir Are briefly the reasons which have induced me to offer the resolutions and i Hope they May be adopted. Thu test Monyon a Veteran in favor of Gen. is very generally known Liui ral Marston g. Clark selected the Camp ground at Tippecanoe and that he was an efficient officer in the Battle. Gen. Clark was unanimously chosen president of Ihu a state convention in Indiana which nominated Gen. Harrison for the presidency. He returned his acknowledgements in the following addres. Let All who read it inquire at the same time was Harrison quot or be quot was he quot judicious quot gentlemen the distinguish d Honor which you have con aired upon me. In selecting me to preside Over Theale vibrations of the ton Ven tion demands and receives my warmest gratitude. To you has been Deb gated tie Power of nominating a suitable candidate for the presidency in the election of 1836. The people s voice you represent on. This floor has already proclaimed the name of we. H har Rison in manner that cannot be misunderstood. I have known him Well in peace and in War and 1 solemnly do Claro 1 have alway it found in him a Safe and Able depository of the Trust reposed in him by his government. The same hand which wrote the Luminous state paper in time of peace knew Well How to Wield the sword of War in defending a f Nolier which Bui for him would in All prob Abili y. Live by ii successfully invade d by the Marci less Savage and drenched in the blood of our Brethren. The same voice which harmonized in the Mildest to nes the conflicting interest of the wide and extensive territory to the government of which he was called by the illustrious Jefferson knew Well Bow to so and the Battle cry which free and daring Sirit love Toht a. On the bloody Field of to p it can Ltd a More than once heard that voice cheer ing us to the the charge against the Savage of Between him and Mai train Van Buren i hesitate As to the time of trouble will sooner or later com non . Rou retry. The Battle for he by will be fought. 1 wish it 4obed. Ridulis. My Daj i Tommy Chilon my Ildren s child Fen May have rest in theits. A he us dec happily a Triumph in our a of a its to restore the tips off the people and pro Allied the Point and that a Large body of British soldiers were Landing. My regiment was ordered to March immediately for the Point Rufus Putnam a Lepius w of the old general was our colonel a be was Well locked with the Putnam Mettle a be was a Brave officer 1 could never discern that he was not just As Cool and self possessed when going into the Battle As when sitting in his tent. We made a la Igried March and upon approaching the Edge of the Woods tie colonel ordered tie Dulant to go Forward and see where the troops Verc and who to was their lumber. The adjutant soon returned and reported Uliey were forming u 0i the Sivore in three columns and he should think the columns contained al out one Lioa Sand each. Tsien said the colonel ride Back to the Camp As soon As Possi and tili Lafayette to come on when tie adjutant had gone col. Putnam Rode up to my Cap Ain Wiio wat Daniel s Tays of insurrection memory and said he Well Captain , shall we he playing wit i Triem until the general comes that must b As you please replied capt. Shay.-. Orders were soon Given to Advance to tie o in land upon tie vav e now stood lace to face with on of s. Firing very soon comic need. Cannon from the ship ing in the River poured Forth thir to lies and Small arms did fatal execution. Of. I us Nam Rode Back and Forth in front of i regiment As Calm As a Man at biome thou the balls were Wii Siling past him in very Section. We worked very fast and for on regiment made a great noise. The Corporal at my right hand received a Ball Tlouga the body and fell dying. 1 was Young and a dying Man a1. My Foet Hieding and , might Perii aps cause my Colour to fade a Little. Apt. Simays Stepp Dirward. Gcorge said ii never mind it will take his place and he was As Good As his word he took the Cor poral s gun and used it. Shays was the Best Captain 1 Ever served under. He was hold and kind. I will give him his doth a quot a a has done i cd we stood Shes lei to shoulder in that Day of peril. I was Load ing my gun the Twenty second time when general Lafayette wit ii the main body of tie Light infantry issued a of the Wood. Never shall i forget the feelings of that Wellington was hardly More pleased Losi e Bluc Iier in the Battle of a Waterloo than a were to see our in arms. Tie main body binned at on non our h it. A fax Ette Rode Forward a i Euiega if office re and never did he Lill my Toa a a Nurcy As at that moment thou ii a Stripline in appearance in action he was a mind and had Cornwa his seen Librn As Vve tim saw Liim he would not have called him the boy As he approached col. Putnam said lie How dared you fire before i arrived of said the colonel 1 thought i would be playing with them a Little Lafayette at that moment seemed full of Energy and life turning towards the line and with a loud distinct voice marked by his French accent said he we fire no More the whole line charge Bayonet Rush Onward and drive them where the Devil drove the hogs the effect of his presence and his words wins astonishing every heart beat Quick and full. We did Rush on and such a scene of carnage my eyes never saw. At first the British Force charged to meet us but they could not stand against us and fled the store we follow d them and i Ove them into the water of tie three thousand about fifteen ii undred got aboard the vessels. The rest were slain and most of them at the Point of the Bayonet. 1 have described to you the most painfully interesting and horrid scene i had Ever witnessed. 1 never leh Joyed kill Ling men. 1 fought because i thought it to tie by duty. Greenfield Mercury. Immortal bachelors. We have observed in Twenty newspaper ii a catalogue of illustrious names arrayed against an immortal regiment of bachelors Heads the cavalcade in favor of celibacy a Newton Locke Boyle Gibbon Hume Adam Smith Harvey Leibnitz Bayle Hobbes Hampden sir f. , Eari of Essex Pitt Michael Angelo the three Caracci a sir Joshua Reynolds Haydn Handel Woolsey Pascal Fenelon Pope Ake Side Swift not so Goldsmith Gray Collins Thomson and Jeremy come the ancients with quot nearly quot All their great Piil Sophers a Plato Pythagoras epicurus bion Anaxagoras Heraclitus democritus distinguished men who though married were unhappy in that state bring up the rear. Quot Aristotle Socrates Pitta us Perlander euripides and among the moderns a quot Boccaccio Dante Milton Steele Addison Dryden Molix re Racine Sterne and lord of course this list might be lengthened although there Are names in it that have no in such company. But what does it a mount to the names arc Golden ones we own Anil that is one reason Why they should Biol live l Een Home singly but bestowed upon fair sales woj Lily the glory of bearing. Sir Isaac Newton should have had a lady Newton and then the profane paws of his Little dog to uhf doubtless have been prevented Isom destroying his invaluable papers. Adam Smith again manifestly required an eve Smith for a companion. Wii at Rig lit had a Liach Elor to such a name As Adam the great founder of Matrimony sir Francis Drake should have had his Duck also. I Hixon we know would have married if he i Ould Lave risen from illustrious Knees As readily As in soul in Fiill upon them before a lady. 1 Oike needed Itiat key to happiness wife and Bay be should have justified bail in the Couit i it leu id. A lady s. Ould have sat i y tie fireside of Lobbes. Pope great Alexander should have Iliad ids Statira Gray Sii it uld live married a blues Michael Angelo Anglit to have j aired ii quot wit ii an Angel of tiie opposite sex and As Lor the three Caracci a they should Nave chosen Tiree graces for their partners. Cool courage. What determined purpose what decisive pc ion what Cool calculation what a Power Ful Effort of volition it requires to get hot of bed one of these icy mornings a the Many who in a stove less wireless room deliberately push Back the bedclothes and Roll out of ids warm nest without a shrug or shudder is calculated for deeds of Noble daring. He should hold himself in readiness to enlist against the French for he undoubtedly possesses one essential requisite of a Soldier,4awit� coolness. He Basa Savage ass of disposition and an Ness of feeling which though they May command respect they can it for Ullin of phlegmatic it requires a mighty Effort logo to bet a if Olgh tier to turn Over when he gets there but mightiest of All to get up again. Before he goes he warms find turns and turns and warms pokes his toes to the fire and then his heels rubs his hands takes his shins and sneaks to bed. Then if a Shank happen to stray Oyer the Linen i in inches from the warm place where it was originally planted he snatch sit Back As Trio ugh it were Snake bit. But when Day comes and tiie breakfast things begin to rattle on tiie table Here we must be excuse do Diogenes who went rambling about look for an honest Many what Folly wily did be turn his lantern amongst the women lit might have Lella Dez a honest men join Teri ills name. But this is Philo Ophy Anion tiie Kio Derns again Olio Livi d uni apply with that to Weir wives a we live no Dou it Lound lis Paradisi lost alien Hilton Lefi for it s no Pat. First love a fact. Jeremy Damps had arrived at a period of life when he tii ought a wife would be quite a convenient acquisition to his Hoil behold. Accordingly he made some inquiries among Bis friends Wiio would Bea suitable person for Liim. Alice Bradshaw will make you a Good wife said a . Well i la take a look at her said Jeremy As if he was a bout to View a Piec e of land or a Livorse. Piir want to this he mounted his Pony and Rode s Iraq two a to the door of the Damsel Wiliom a lie had never seen. He knocked and leap geared at the door after the usual so la Talion he remarked 1 wonder if you re the Gal what s been recommended to me if Roll he jest say so and poll come and stay All night Ritli a Dedham adv. Advice. The Trutlin is the More quietly and peace Aly we a econ the better the better for Wiir Ives the belter for oar neighbors. In nine Rasti out of ten the Wisest policy is if a Nail c you. To quit Cut Ling with id if quit his comi any if he slanders you Ake care so to live As that nobody will believe in no matter who he is or How he misuses of. The Wisest Way is generally just let him there is nothing belter i Liim this Cool Ito Ai a elevating a mistake turned to acct int. I was once i Niiro in company with some old members of parliament Ilow dead w he related a number of anecdote is of which 1, relate Only this a or. Pitt once speaking in the my Uon i first mrs. Louse quot Steele was Rohaidy Case i hardened Sterne wanting in the softness essential to Dom Sli it ily and if Bacon could not claim tie quot twitch quot it was most likly his own fault. But we pro i st against any one of these illustrious personages who lived before Mal Uia a As i it in being ranked among the Mal i Lunia is. Vav e repudiate the whole list of in Ying Hac Lielnors. We deny Timeir assumed be lii Kuy. Quot Bolliing in the world is single quot says tie philosophical poet and All these great immortals were married to daughters of one common Mother. Glory. Each took a female called Fame for a Bride and Remote posterity will hardly Issue a sentence of divorce in one of the Hundred instances. And even had they literally intended by their in Sti Nance from the More mortal kind of marriage to pronounce a verdict against it had those who were themselves being to blame unhappily wedded recorded their quot dislike quot of Matrimony in matter of fact terms what of it there Are names on the Long catalogue of illustrious poets painters and philosophers a quot statesmen heroes Kings quot a that might be arrayed on the other Side in an overwhelming multitude. Meanwhile it is curious to reflect upon though not easy to Calco ulale the consequence. To Mankind had the fathers of Aii these Intel entertained a dislike to Matrimony and reduced the principle of celibacy to Pratti e. What sons that have proved suns indeed would then have been wanting to the enlightenment and glory and moral culture of the Woi old a court journal. E.,, t Way of dealing with the wrong we Alec a Trenton Emp orium. An aristocratic al Ostler. At tiie late din Casier races an Ostler he a one of the Small Bones of his leg fractured by a kick and was making sad lamentations diff i g tiie tiie time the surgeon was setting it to a gets quot do not make Stich a fuss Abw a Miille quot the Psi icim quot you will be right again in a few Days quot do not think doctor quot sap tiie in Gferer quot that 1 should have uttered one Woid of complaint if the Queen of Trumps or any real Good to Borough bred had ii Roken l Oil of my legs in a playful kick but to have even a Small Bone l Roken by a brute of a jackass is really to bad and More than any res dec table Ostler can Bear without com in the russian army the Colony. Often on Parade strikes the major and the major the Captain and nothing thought of it. The a knot is found to be to ,. Capital logic in Russia. This reminds us of. A widow in the United states who being asked Why her sons Lur j out so Well and Hove Slevc brought them up site replied with the fear of god Atid the a . We i Isidor. A an Irish Duel. Or. O Connel relates an instance where Thoj parti s in quot an affair of Honor quot had actually greed to put the muzzle of the pistols so inveterate were they into each other s Mouths quot and yet would you believe it quot said he be of them just As one second Wai about to give the signal the other said to i principal quot Jack look hither quot Jack turned his head and just in time for the Ball passed through Liis left Cheek doing him Little Wilile his opponent was killed on the spot convents. There have been 3000 convents suppressed within the last three years. The it it example was set by the emperor of Russia who by Ait Mukase dated the 3ist of july 1832 Aho Lishe 187 convents of monks. This was followed by tie King of , who by a Royal Odi secularized All convents in the duchy a Posen. In 183-4, Don Pedro put Down convents and Spain has lately abolished too of a Sion land for All our evils. Good living has been the Banc of life. There a ii input 8tirelv be a qution that if a Man will Only rest pave to let. Off Ealing and drinking he win spec Dill j>4relieved of All the cares trials and so Rasta of this to ii. ,. I Napoleons widow. _ s the dutchess of Parma is said delicate state of health mid to have Mui it de the Demirc of being relieved from the Ibsh. Den of put Olio if Dii a. In this Case Croni Potof the Buchy Ospa Caius Ottto dei�v4% online disc of a Tecca

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