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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - August 25, 1841, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania1. .4 for Sola Purdom of meet ing contingency referred to Why should it have been and i submit to the Senate whether it Ean be believed that any state would be Likely to sit quietly Down under such a state of things in a great Mea sure of Public interest their patriotism May be successfully appealed to but to infer their assent from circumstances at War with such inference i cannot but regard As calculated to excite a feel ing at fatal enmity with the peace and Harmony of the country. I must therefore regard this clause As assert ing the Power to be in Congress to establish offices of discount in a state not Only without its assent but against its dissent and so regarding it i cannot Sanction it on general principles the right in Congress to prescribe terms to any state implies a superiority of Power and control deprives the transaction of ail pretence to compact Between them and terminates As we have seen in the total abrogation of Freedom of action on the part of the states. But further the state May express after the Moit solemn form of legislation its dissent which May from time to time thereafter be repealed in full View of its own interest which can never be separated from the Wise and Beni Focient operation of this government and yet Congress May by virtue of the last Rule its Law and upon grounds which to such state will appear to rest on a constructive necessity and propriety and nothing More. I regard the Bill As asserting for Congress the right to in corporate a United states Bank with Power and right to establish offices of discount and Deposit in the several states of this Union with or without heir Content a principle to which i have always heretofore been opposed and which can never obtain my Sanc Tion. And waving All other considerations growing out of its other provi Sions i return it to the House in which it originated with these my objections to its approval. John Tyler. Washington aug. 16, 1841. Advantage or planting fruit Trees on first Obi eved that Treta pushed their bran Ches in a Diee Ciori parallel to the Earth. If a tree Steep it pushes Bolh towards the Hill add towards Declivity but on both sides it still preserves its branches Par Alered to the surface. As there is an attraction Between the up per surface of leaves and Light i am Al so persuaded though not equally cer Tain of it from Experiment that there is an attraction of the same nature be tween the under surface of leaves and the surface of the Earth. This i con Sider the True cause of the Phenomena i had Long observed that the most fruit Ful Orchards and Moil Fertile Trees Are those planted on a the Sleeker n 11, though not quite a Preci pice Ilie More it Rule they prove it if Well known that the spreading of Trees Luinys renders them on a Plant they incline to shoot up gome o my action than of that which they last toot and As Quain lances were going and we pr0po8 to the fear of being charged with Neon Schten de to make it a pleasure Mexcur by and contradiction and change they Are Sion and to take along a band of music too old soldiers to mind that. They would be monday came the Day for no More inconsistent nor change More sudden but the weather had been squally duly in their professions than they have done in ring the night and in the morning the other cases and on other and they Blue while capped Waves were dashing can take Good care to make such men Tal Reser against the pier As we have 8o often nations that professions they May seen them in a Gale. Almond to 1 went of to at make their aim shall always be the the advancement of the principles and interests he one Hun. Of aristocracy. Dred German emigrants bound for the West who were on the Forward deck quietly engaged in arranging their bag Gage to make their voyage As comfortable As every soul in a few Short hours in rolling flames and the rolling Waves made their last Voy there was a Beautiful complement All the from an article in the Plain dealer that after the Reading of the president s veto message in the Senate some of the Bank Myrmidon present in the Galler ies gave vent to their disappointed feelings by hissing. Or Benton made a motion for their age to the eternal world instant Ariest so that they might be brought before the Senate and properly punch Elf for of Cabin enough to make the Gross and shameful indignity. One of comfortable such As usually for by them was arrested Bat having plead for Par. Mess or pleasure travel at this season acknowledged contrition he was Dis 6 by the office talking with the Captain when Squires of the Clinton came on new York Era very Board and playfully said come Tite Why Don t you cast the use pertinently where Are the better times of own then fat boats where the better business where Are the great you have got passengers i Titus made some remarks about the weather and thought it was useless to make All the passengers sea sick. I shall go said Squires at any will do them Good to be sick there is no use in waiting and fleecing the he left and at two Oclock passed us. On seeing the Clinton put out not withstanding the Gale Many of our Pas sengers were anxious to follow. The germans were getting impatient to be on their voyage and the workmen on Board the poor painters who were the unfortunate cause of the disaster wish ing to Loose no time and being accustomed to the Lake in All Weathers were in with a like Demon with the flames which All around them sprung Budlong into the Waves the officers of the boat and Crew were generally Cool and sprung to lower the boats but they were every one successively swamped by those who threw themselves into them regardless of the exertions of the sailors and of every thing but their own Safe i tried to act cooly i kept near the the Captain who seemed to take Cour age from despair and whose bearing was above All Praise. The beat was veering towards he Shore but the maddened flames now enveloped the wheel House and in a moment the machinery stopped. The last Hope had left and the Wilder shriek Rose upon the air at this moment the second Engi Neer the one at the time on duty who had stood by his machinery As Long As it would work was seen climbing the Gallows head a Black mass with the flames Curling All around him. On either Side he could not go for it was one mass of fire. He sprang upwards came to the moment Felt madly around him and then fell into the flames there was no More remaining on Board for the boat now broached round and rolled upon the swelling Waves As a mass of fire i seized upon a settee near me and gave one Spring just As the fumes were bursting through the deck measures of relied where Are the astounding disclosures that were to be Madel where is the rottenness that would a discovered the first week of the new administration where is the new sett of books Daniel Webster spoke for where in Short Are All the whig promises and whig professions let a four month s administration answer let a two months whig session of Congress speak. All false false hollow and la the suit against Nicholas Biddle by the president directors and company of the uni Ted states Bank messes Rawle Wharton and Hubbell Are counsel for the plaintiffs and messes. Randall Dallas and Meredith for the defendant. Does any person expects banker especially clamorous to Start. To be convicted in our present courts of Justice yielding to the wish of his Passen Gers knowing that there was no real the democrats of Green county have danger from the Gale which also seem nominated Thomas p. Pollock As a de to Lull and not liking to be beaten candidate or the Assembly. Or. Pol lock was a consistent ind honest Mem Ber of the last legislature. By the Clinton the last How Many the lines cast off and the Gallant Erie for the last time rounded the Light House. This was the democrats of Delaware county about half past five on monday after have nominated Henry w. Brinton for noon. The Clinton was just seen in the Assembly. The distance. The Waves were running Higi but the whigs of Union county have no the boat pitched easily and the whole minted James a. Vai Ivaleah for Tho company was in High spirits and those Assembly. Ner Middleswarth was the who expressed any fear were laughed at representative from this county last for timidity. We sat Down at Tea and year. Selected our berths expecting a pleasant col. We. Bigler of Clearfield has Morrow. Been unanimously nominated As a con at about 8 o clock i was sitting in dilate for the state Senate for the 23d the Saloon Parmerlee the barkeeper senatorial District composed of the had just made me a we were counties of Armstrong Cambria Clear playing a rubber of whist when All at Field and Indiana. This District was re once we heard a slight explosion a his presented for the last four findly Patterson Esq. Years by sing sound and a cry of fire. So Many accidents have occurred and i had so schooled myself to the thought of such a a. Salute of artillery was filed at Law an Accident that i was comparatively Reo Ceville in this county on the receipt of the Cool and self possessed. I sprang to president r veto message. Door by Sand Pride was not made for Man nor were met by a mass of scorching furious anger for any one that is born of a flame. I rushed Forward. He followed but no More. Of the dozen or fifteen in the Saloon at that moment not honest there was any differ another survives. In a second All slut ence yesterday any of the lengthy and to part of the boat begone whizzes of the was in that the deck a of one peculiarly distressed individual a poli they must have perished Titian of some influence from the lower end of n the which was the a said he Afier having la gub piously spoken of the horrible veto of John Tyler this ensures Porter s election by a Large Lan. Int. Commotion motion motion no escape. On going Forward i saw in a moment the whole terror of the scene. The flames burst out in immense masses and were driven Back by the wind enveloping in one minute the whole body of the boat. Titus sprung to the wheel us if it were for not neg else but the very pleasure of it tis the glory of a Man who Bath abundance to live As Buchanan and Dimo Cifor favors. I reason not As appetite directs. The veto message of Tyler to has and headed her to the Shore and the thrown the whigs into inextricable confusion wind now drove the flames into every the party leaders in the whig Camp Are in a part her As she rolled Over the seas Maze of wonder while the rank and file Are a mass of fire for she had been lately Heller shelter in admirable disorder. It would and her pannel work varnish a pipe layer to Tell what course the political gamblers titled nobility speculators the fun wag Wuh Stock jobbers and loafers in general will take of agony and despair. The boldest in their present disagreeable orders turned Pale at the awful moment. I should be immediately issued by the whig shall never forget the Wail of terror morality to collect the stragglers fugitives that went up from the poor German instant i or All the pure whig principle emigrants who were bundled together will be irrevocably lost. On Forward deck. Wives Clung to their frantically pres Cost of glory and of a Colony sed their babes to their bosoms lovers in Africa within the few years Clung madly to each other. One Ven past France has positively lost in Afri Erable old Man his Grey hair streaming Ca fifty thousand Fine on the wind stood on the bows and Lent far the greater part stretching out his Bony hands Pray by Sickles s and fatigue. De to god in the language of his land. By prudent deportment pertinent but it the scene Forward was terrible expressions and commendable actions that aft was appalling for there the riches and reputation Are acquired but flames were raging in the greatest Tury contrary causes have contrary effects. Some madly rushed into the fire. Oth 7-Ul an seen by meet Wilt add the voice of y Oung it f the voice of the singing Bird the Cradle rocks in the Peanut i coi it in the Hall and the gift in the to is a gift that u Given to til 5 i for the inny Light of childhood s my. La Boon Lite the Craynon air. And like the thu Shine of the skis. It Folleth every where i they Telios old Earth no by anger feet ii trod. They being not they brought of ran the of god. Of each of Young human Noirene. And walking All our Boon with by stifling i we meet i and Breezy Nyji mirth they take the stains of Earth of play not Troia a blessed part to whom the Boon is Given to leave their errant with the Htut and Strait return to heaven. The minority in the Senate. There never was a prouder Cle exhibited to moment and i found my self tossed on l a wave grasping my frail support with desperate Energy. At one moment i saw nothing but the yawning deep and the blackening the next the floating mass was before me As the wave pitched me up and around were my fellow passengers struggling with the Waves some supported by nothing but their Strong moment growing weaker while the wild agonizing shrieks of those who were every moment taking their last look at the upper world and those who were still clinging to the bulwarks but every moment dropping with every pitch of the vessel made such a scene As nightly haunts my dreams and can never be obliterated while memory remains. I had been in the water but a Short time though each moment seemed an age when i heard the voice of Captain Titus who the last to leave the vessel was now in the water calling out with a firm voice on coming of words of Hope How cheered us in that hour of gloom. A moment alter i saw the lights of a Steamboat and in a Short time the Hull of the Clinton which upon seeing the fire had hastened to our assistance. Her boats were ready lowered and guided by the Light of the vessel and the prayers for he a Twenty seven of us were saved from a watery grave. Some were terribly burned and some in the last stage of exhaustion but All thankful for their preservation. Of the poor German emigrants i do not know that one was saved. Parents and children seem to have found one common grave and Lay at the Bottom of the Lake All locked together. There was but one female of the whole num Ber saved and among the passengers were some of Superior elegance and and Beauty. The number Tut rued and drowned cannot be lets than two Hun dred. It May be More. Of never May i witness such a scene of horror. It seems like a frightful too real. That Pale old Man haunts me. The agony of some of those Beautiful girls will a impressed upon my mind forever and i would that i could forget the horrible sight of that poor fellow calling in the air for some escape from the flames which were rag ing All around him. It was All Terri ble dreadful horrible i can find no language which will portray my feel Ings. Adieu. Managing French paper says that an Experiment of the highest interest has been performed at the chateau de Vil Janeus near St. Dennis. M. S. And his son had some time past announced publicly that they bad succeeded in the Means of direct ing balloons in the air and several experiments on a Small scale in the court Yard of the Ecol Militare in Paris had been attended with satisfactory results. A subsequent Experiment has verified All their Hopes m. S. Jun., after rising to a height of about 250 metres with a balloon constructed by himself and father set at work their mechanism and immediately the bal Loon proceeded to the West notwithstanding a pretty Strong wind was blowing from that Point. He then re turned and sailed about in various directions the balloon rising and lower ing at the will of the aeronaut without the apparent use of any kind of ballast. The Experiment lasted for Thren hours at the expiration of which time m. S. Descended at the Point from which he had started amidst the acclamations of the spectators. Was Devotion More More firm shrinking this from has to those eulogized and there s wanting a r or a had Learned from a l never wish a thing done but do it. The greeks and Delivera Des Grecs it de notwithstanding that lesson self justified under this refer to these old friends of jigs school Day memory and mention an incident which was a characteristic of one of them and which commentators have considered As one of themis causes of their invincibility. He spoke of the romans and of the senatorial vote of thanks to the surviving Consul after the Battle of he had not despaired of the Republic. The vote prevented despair in animated led to Victory. This or. B. Said was he incident in the history of his the romans which he now took leave to re Cal to the recollection of the and now for application to his historical incident. The application was to the american democracy who has suffered a sort of Connie defeat last fall but who did not despair of the Republic and Are already on the High Road to Victory we were called Here said to this extraordinary session As the vanquished would be Cal led into the presence of the conqueror in barbarian receive the Law of the lash and to be stripped of the clothes and arms. We were called to have the Yoke fitted Ort our Nec St and the chains and manacles fastened of our hands and feet and to see out friends our country pillaged by corporations natives and for Eigners. Vve were called and we cart As slaves but As romans j not n despair but with hearts of courage Ani nerves of Iron not As to the punish ment and humiliation but As to he Field of glory and Victory j crossed the Mississippi b. On the loth of obedience to tha president proclamation to repair to this City and i made what 1 Felt to be a triumphal March to this Capitol i looked at oth ers not myself. I looked at the proud array of democracy on this floor i looked to the Twenty one democratic senators Here for i leave out myself and i said As Louis the 14th said of him self when All Europe was in Armi against him Nec i pluribus impair not an equal match for numbers no a full match for Supe rior numbers and so they have shown themselves to be. Sir i have some experience in parliamentary warfare i have some knowledge of history i know something of the conflicts Bow by and intellectually of my Tad i can boldly say that the human lace present no exime 6 of Talent of a patriotism of a devoted Ness in any deliberate Way of men that has Ever existed Superior to that which we have seen in the Twenty one democratic senators who sustained the cause of their coun try at the most ominous and extraordinary session of our the annals of intellectual warfare pre sents no example of mental Effort rior to their protracted virtuous magnificent debate. Is the excellency of a great to Triumph Ever All misfortunes and i

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