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worth neither a pound traders, fortunes in a year. Vessels cargop?. dispose and lay up the the t weigh anchor, four it for ro to sea w i t h hands. r i n k i n g a bottle, ] by his sailed, g his conk steward, i \ng gone the same n ninety-nine also who his last of the town. The placer. 1st ilra- has the the supposed kc., in wa?- whether t i o n s of t | THE M I L E A G E QUESTION. M K . ROOT A.ND MR. GKKXJ.EV. Report.- from W a s h i n g t o n state l h a t by Mr. lluolon ihe mileage question, xvas very evere upon Mr. Greeley for the p u b l i c a h e T r i h u n e , of the mileage table. u l . t '' e cports we have seen of ihis speech, we 5 ,'- v .. the reports xve have seen of this speech nol disposed to t h i n k it a very creditable production. The member from Ohio finds thai he figures very conspicuously hero as a for e.\tra mileage, and ihereforo he retorts I ': i ' ' 1 on Mr. (ireeley t h a t he xvrites letters for T r i b n n o . x v h i l e he is receiving day for being a member of Congress. M r . } ' Root docs norpretend to say t h a t Mr. u has neglected his Congressional d u t i e s i i i n a l d u t i e attend lo his p r i v a t e business. This m prise is r a t h e r i n t e r e s t i n g in I t appears t h a t Messrs. Root and in strongly for extra mileage, mid h a v e comp u n c t i o u s xisiting;-: on lhat head: but pan iols xvere too conscientious lo vote fur Zack Taylor, n man whose name, t h a n heaven, has never been t i n c t u r e d xvith and \vhose njiiwl jinavjiovor y»t itched lo ^rnsp Sfovernment Tnoney r Ly means', of extra allmvan- e.=. Jioxton Jltlns. Mr. Greeley has born himself u p a g a assaulu and denudation.; of excited members of Congress, wilh great d i g n i t y and l I Chaj ness. That s h a m e f u l abuses have long the travel compensation of members, is n n - 1 doubted. Those xvho reside in t h e remote southxvcstern stales h a v e received large of money by evasion and abuses of law. sll " k is an evi'l t h a t demanded reform. j| hie . Mr. Gret-ley is censured for b r i n g i n g press to bear upon t h i s question. And so I, .peat far as injustice was done to i n d i v i d u But t h a t injustice xvas u n be regreltcd. t e n t i o n a l . The statement of distances made up and furnished by the post-office de- p a r t m e n t . | i , The mileaire abuses can never be reformed II by argument,- reason, or cvrn admotion, l l n . : j n le'ssitbe made emphatic. Those who ,,,.,,);,''had hy tho abuse*, \. ill not v o l n n l a r i a i t h e i r a d v a n t a g e . U n t i l examples of these xvho draxv large sums for s t r u c l i v e travel, the evil xvill c o n t .lib. J£ee. Jour. , i

Clipped from The Sandusky Clarion05 Feb 1849, MonPage 4

The Sandusky Clarion (Sandusky, Ohio)05 Feb 1849, MonPage 4
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