Vermont State Paper, and Lamoille and Orleans Co. Democrat from Johnson, Vermont on February 4, 1840 · 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Vermont State Paper, and Lamoille and Orleans Co. Democrat from Johnson, Vermont · 2

Johnson, Vermont
Issue Date:
Tuesday, February 4, 1840
Start Free Trial

lttended the convention at Hydepark on ! As I bore her from the window, I again heard j elected. How long will the people permit 'selves allow this opportunity to pass without the gay luughler of the king and his companion, i themselves thus by mere technicalities to be i the memory 0f some 0f our sood friends xjuujt iicauui iw iicuiu il, upcitu iici eyes, auu ;twuuvuuj iuc i cuciai vi uicu uuio . j , closed them again with a shudder. She reviv-'j Washington Metropolis. ' w " a ed a little, soon after, and made me swear to ! rear the child as my own ; and unless it was j 'A great lie, says Crabbe, is like a big fish absolutely necessary to her happiness, never to ; 011 dry laId. It may fret and fling and make al inform her of her parentage. J swore solemnly ' Sreat bother,. but it can't bite you. ..You have; she should never claim her birth-right That n' to let it lie still, and it will die quietly of, night, it has been since known, lidward was ; itself." . j privately married to the Lady luizabelh Grey.; 1 know not how he received the news of Lady, Eleanor's death, but his child he supposed dead j also.' . ." , il During Alice's narrative, the king had been traversing the apartment with a troubled brow, bu his mother-in-law had regained her tranquility. Materials for a new web of intrigue had becu presented, and she was busily weaving them in her mind. Blara was in truth the STATE PAPEE. Johsssii, 1'eb. 4, 1810. FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL TREASURY-NATIONAL. BANK. -AGAINST A j His contempt for II. is equal to that of Web- Assistant Clerks, ster,who,in Vie ycarVi3b,toldme in Vennsylvuma i Who are appointed by the principal clerk , jiiumc. ru nc iiuura nut, , CUUtU IIUI, ur.ucruilll rn . , .. ' nossible circumstance, do nnu nrt that lrntild. tph- ' w der him guilty of electinj Harrison, a man who U- B- French, $1500 Samuel Barch, $1806 Cf, s tf i'un was opposed on the ground that it was not POLICY to pass it that the democratic party in the Union would not sanction it that they had never heard of such a proposition, &c. We informed those sreullemen that the democratic press in the whole Union were advocating the : i-...-.::..., r 4i... t . tv i..., n t-.- t . , li' ion- n iii , ujiiiaaiuiiui lilts AJOuauiv iiuic tiauac ana a Webster, when asked, in 1S3j, if he would be return 10 me constitutional currency oi me and the 8th ult. It will be recollected that we. as chairman - was the nitu of his friends, nml ihr srnrn nnd of the com. on Resolutions, ' introduced on J' derision of his foes, to the V residency,, . - which was in substance, that the clause of the ; - - . "e'gOFF ' ' Independent Treasury bill, authorizing the Sec-jj xhe plira2raph i italics, it will be seen, is'j retaryofthe Treasury to receive the govern-j;in substance the same as the "opinion" of Gen. ment dues in treas. notes, should be stricken;; Harrison by Mr Webster republished in this ! out, as it has been by the Senate, The resolu-jjpape afcw weei;s s;nce anJ which has mMe, DANIEL WEBSTER'S OPINION OF ah liAititiaurs. Mr heir to the throne. Wedded to Dorset, his claims would supercede Henry's. 'I am con-j WILLIAM tented that they should be united.' J. ,. .,' , , r ...!; placed on the same ticket with Gen. Harrison ot scorn uirncu to secure me proois oi iau.- ! countrv Thf linlnt-ni was W Eleanor's marria-e, but Alice had repossessed replied, "I cannot be guilty of any act that jCountI lhe Kesolut.o.i uas lost. so much stir among the federalists, aud which the Burlinqton Free Press has had the insolence !i to accuse us of manufacturing ! The letter, pre- Wallace, $2 53 ceding, bears a date earlier than that of the Brwn, 250 John T Frost, 1500) Brooke M Berry, 1500 R. N. Johnson, 1500 Eleazer Early, 1500, Daniel Gold, 1500 J C Werd, 1500 II N Crabb, 1500-John Ball, 150ft Clerks Messengers. Win T Stewart, $2 50. T Cheney,. 2 0 herself of them. Thedowagcr noticed it, and shall, in the remotest degree, tend to the eleva-l i reacned forth her hand, uemanuea tnem. ue- lion ofa man to th(J presijency who is iustiy " "u ,r:"i.;r scorn andridicGlc or his foes. now those gentlemen find themselves just where nossession of what would have been his ruin, Alice had torn the documents into a thousand;; and the pity itlltl COJlteinpt Of Iligj pieces, and cast the fragments out of the cage-jl fj-jjii j ment. Henry's eyes sparkled with delight, but ; i j the baffled dowapr was mad with rage , Kesom; ThaTthe reform in ThTnkli Ahce, unm.nd ul of either approached Clara, . ' democratic party in this! on, pfimmnndpil hpr tn kneel, and swear o n the i . . . I ' y cross which had been her mother's never to at tempt to claim her birth-right. Clara pressed state have,at last,obtaincd,after years of abuse & opposition, is only the beginning of the reformation which the people demand, and that, as it . . . i i , i i l. .. i: Uie cunousiy wrougui guiuuu uu io u P)i;nMrl, iK it .,,.f r e lu andtook the oath. Dorset,as her future hus- V 47 ?e- band, knelt by he. side, and joined voluntarily:, dlare for" and t ull th he in it 'In return for this sacrifice,' said Henry, 'Clara may claim of me the title of countess, and the estates which w re her mother's.' 'And think you,' said the dowager, 'that I will permit this ? The betrothed of my son is a king's daughter, and such I will proclaim her.' And who will believe it f said Henry, 'the proofs are destroyed.' 'Then,' answered she furiously, 'I withdraw my consent to the union.' ed, A RAPICAL AXJ) COMPLETE REFORM IN THE FINANCIAL DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE, and thatj as last year we rallied under the Hag of BANK I REFORM, so this year, with equal zeal and1 determination, we will rally under the lla" of STATE REFORM Resolution passed at: the convention of the Dem. Young Men of La- I moille co. on the Sth of January. j Independent Treasury Bill The Constitutional Treasury Bill the second declaration of Ha, say you so,' cried Henry, and bending j Independence finally passed the Senate on to her ear, he whispered a tew wore s. Che.; the 23d ult, by a vote of 24 to IS ae of papers, and held them before her. Clara I es Messrs. Allen, Benton, Brown, Bu-; knew them to be the dispatches she had given IjChanan, Calhoun, Cky of Alabama, Cuthbert,! him at tbe camp. ji f.ult"" (JrnnJy llu,fd K'S; Linn, Lump- 'Have we your consent to the immediate un-! k,n? Mout" Moryell, Pierce, Roane, Kevier, ion of these persons?' said Henry, sternly 1ap-lioini1l'j.f Connecticut, Strange, Tappan, Walk-; :n d,0 n.r. with his finr. li er ilhams, and Wright 24. I we told them they would, behind the times are they satisfied ? If they are let them never again, in a democratic convention, oppose the passage of a resolution out of mere policy nor attempt to make the democratic party of the co. accountable for their ignorance, or neglect to inform themselves of thopositions occupied by the party in the Union. One word here, Dana says that if a poet find he have not an all powerful love, a perfect reverence and devotion for his art, let him abandon it at once, the true fire is not in him. So we say ofa politician. If he think that chicane, trick and management, a system of artful juggling aud dexterous slight o'haud, s political science ; if he shiver and shirk when anything new is advanced, or when any responsibility is to be incurred, and above all, if he find himself shrinking from the severe,bu"t oh ! how beautiful, face of TRUTH, and caressing that political Cyprian POLICY, let him abandon politics on the instant ; the true spirit i is not in him. ile is only a clogg upon the 'great wheel of reform, a spot on the disk of the sun of truth the people do not want him let State Paper in which the opinion was first in- j serted. ji After this, we submit to the. public, whether!! the Free Press has sustained its charge ajrainst ! us, of having manufactured the 'opinion.' But, even, although it has not it, in the minds of ;! candid men, yet the charge is not withdrawn, '' ;but appears weekly! Oh federalism! fairness ! Sergeant At-Arms. Roderick Dorsey, Democrat, $15S He has no appointments. Recapitulation. Democrats, SEVEN ! Federalists, FORTY TWO ! iielow iollows a list ot the office holders of lVo Sonofa K,,.l .1 f 1 Oh ) uuuj lujujjuj.u ui a large majority ot democrats : i Democrats 4. j Win Pntton, el'k, ' J. L. Clubb, mess. Fr. Huniia, " Robert JJcule, doorkeeper, 1500 840 810 Federalists 20 A. Dickens, sue. 3000 1500 S. Bassctt, I. Bassett, W. Johnson, It. Twedoy, J. Jamison, K. Young. H. P. Anderson, Gee. 1'liillips, L. H. Mucken.clfc. 1980 W. Hickey " 1650 W.J. McDonald," 1500 J. C. Fitzputrick " 1500 S. Haighi, S. A. 1450 J. Tims, P. M'r. 1200 .Messengers, $2 50 per day, ami an additional eoin-ljensation ol$250 per Session. To the surprise ol every one present except. I "X . "y , i ' J,i eves ot the people I lam. niiVri. nunu.-.u. i il . davtOll. I .llltHlll Bll. vis. I livoii. 1 lotirlorann .,. ' .fc.,,., ; i.t viwJl D?Sni' emcit, iicum,' them from the beth Grey, Edward paid couit Yo Lady Eleanor Talbot, ! Kou'Mon, Ruggles, Smith of Indiana, White, i, by-paths of error. FEDERAL OFFICERS UNDER A DEMOCRATIC ADMINISTRATION. ' We have uniformly spoken publicly and privately against the suicidal polby of democrats keeping federalists in office. The federalists are continually crying out against Government office holding influence We have said that a majority of the the Capitol were filled by the federalists an I of course have been laid in ,the lie for the state ment. The Philadelphia Spirit of the Times, helps . us to facts that make our assertion good. A cor- ! respondent of that excellent paper shows how the matter stands : j Commencing at the Capitol, the first class of ' officers with whom we come in contact upon;: . .i .i . . i ! 1. a . ':i il l i. cutiiu -Lit; tiiLiuuii;. la tuai ul kiic iwiitji- ; .. ....v un wit ucuiuiyl uia UL ILJU OHCV 01 men, vi he are appointed by Commissioner of : keeping opponents in office ? Public Buildings !l " 7 shall mil 'while. Ihnrelho Lnnnr in .7,.,:.,-. Willifim Tl.jn Adrian O'er the Government, brinq a man into ami office a ... . . i . 1 I ' I ' ... irmrt I him begone! We look with more sympuuiy. TilIs officcr is app0inted by the President of! "UJ, i iuai. upuu uu muua iu.u j : the Unitetl and x understand projessesl General Government is pursuinq ; for this, in m his wire-working anu juggling ne uiinus uie . t0 a tiemocrat. As, however "Actions speak ;: opinion, would be a sort of political suicide. The Officers of the House of Representatives I uuiuieti in last statement: lj Richd. Fletcher, clerk j C. Kingman, " i; J. Wheat, messenger, ) $2 50 per day t. Cults, " and $250 per C. Kreps, " S Session. What will the federalists s:iV to tin; ? ami $1500 1500 centuries. ('aiiffhter oi tbe Earl ol'Slirewsburv. and beinc renuUed. !! an" iOUnjir 16 hv iIik virtue of that ladv. he was oblisred. e'er he could Thrpp I )pmiprntin SunalnvB A'loem IViohn obtain her, to consent to" a private marriage, without any ,j laSi Robinson, and under instructions j! him ' , , OJ 7 ito the true light. He leads iouder thar. words," and seldom lie, let the fol- ;reat highway of truth into the He retards their progress tor He is a political leper room for witnesses, by Slillington, Bishop olBath,wlio aiici wards divulged th secret .Sir Thomas .Vo; c. ing at Hilo during the progress of a protracted. motion prevaileJ. The bill in itSpreSentfori meeting, held there in November, as iollows: :j , .'. 1 1 opened the meeting with a sermon from the!;Passed the benate b' a majority, so decided, o One Hundred Houses Swept off. The Rev. TUr flnnn of lhp. Sandwich Islands, in a letter to his brother, published in the Evanglist, de- i t0 1)6 "a Treasury Bank," upon which Mr scribes a scene of terror witnessed one even-j Benton moved to strike out that clause, which iorm! ! anened the meeting with a sermon from the; l'asbt-u lue oemie u a "'"jor'iy, so ueciueu, as. text, 'Prepare ye the way of the Lord.' God to leave little doubt but that it will pass the! wrought tor us. wunureus gave eviaence oi , HouS(J without any material alteration, conversion.. On the second day at evening,! .... , . . 4 4 c God came in terror! The sea rose suddenly to! VV e sincerely rejoice at the passage of thel the perpendicular height of 15 or 20 feet, and ''Bjll without the clause authorizing the Secre-I fell in one mountain wave on the shore, swee-itary 0fthe Treasury to receive the revenue by! pins away nearly 100 houses, their tenants and ;i. . ! effects. All was sudden as peal of thunder, lj instalments of one fourtn or one sixth only in. No premonitions were given. None had time specie the first year ; the specie payment to be; to ilee. There was no earthquake, and no'j increasedone installment yearly, until the whole visible cause of the phenomenon. The scene ;shoulJ be receivable in ecie. We have al-i voted against the bill. I We shall give our readers the Independent In the course of the debate, Mr Clay pro- j j Treasury bill, and the discussion upon its pas-nounced the bill, with the Treasury note clause,' sage as soon as possible. lowing appointments of his bear testimony to the character of his democracy. I ' Watchinen. LrEOUGE Washington. Democrats, f..l Tn n ..,.n.nti1 K ii rwl t'iiici vnrt u 1 1 t Was ilWlUI. ill lliuniciii. a. . ..v.v- ,1,1.1 i , , gulphed! The roar of the raging sea was j was regarded that clause as an objectionable deafening, and the loud piercing cries of distress,! feature in the Bill. We believe that no paper were heart-rending! Only 11 were drowned;'! 0f any nothing'but the constitutional cur- but 5 have died since bv injuries recived in the ! , , , , , ,. . , , uutJMi5V9J v v j rency should ever be received or disbursed by water. Had the catastrophe been at midnight, ! J J or had the people been less amphibious, hun-, the officers of the government. Clearly, Con- .. i l .r . i : i . r . - l.i uredsmust nave perisneu. io urowu unauve -gress nave no rigni io permu any oi me puonc of these islands is almost like drowning a whale, ;revenue to be received in anything but the cur-! so much are they at home in the water." I . The Providence Courier publishes the follow-;, rency of the constitution, and if the dues of the ; ino-nuzzle: j Government are to be collected in jmper, we "A widow, two children, a man and his wifesee little preference which one kind can claim I and their two children, four cousins, an uncle, j oyer that of anolher. The reCeption of any kind 1 and aunt and two grand children, slept jn two ! . I beds-Query? How many persons were there, j a palpable violation of the constitution, and and in what relation were they to each other:" '' the Senate so understanding the matter, have 'prohibited it. The passage of the bill without &$Tlie Burlington Free Press denies the authenticity of the paragraph, which is going the lounds of the democratic papers, purporting to be ail opinion of Daniel Webster relating to Ho,r; rharires the fabrication upon the Stele Paper. Ti.e denial of the I. Pres THE FREE PRESS FRANKLIN MESSENGER AND THE 'OPINION.' The 'State Paper,' of last week, published at Johnson, presented the most degraded and humiliating picture we have seen toralong time In reply to an article published in our last, touching the authorship ot what is termed 'Mr. Webster's opinion of Gen. Harrison,' the editor savs the 'opinion' originated from Mr. John Smith, Jr., of Arknsas, and thinks that because it appeared hrst in a New l ork paper, it lwas sufficient evidence that hejound it somewhere'' ! ! He then says, refering to its authorship, 'ice do uot care much about it.7 No! whether true or not, it is immeterial with us ! is the literal meaning of the language of the editor, who still keeps the 'opinion' at the head of its columns in conspicuous letters. We know not when we lUiave seen a more shameful and utter disregard of truth than is here exhibited. Franklin Messenger. We "ive below the article, of which the Messenger complains : We extracted the said "opinion" from a letter of John Smith jr. of Arkansas; the Washington correspondent of the N. Y. Evening Post. Where the said John Smith jr., found the said opiuion, we have not taken the trouble to en-ouire: We took it for granted that the appear ance of the said "opinion," in the columns of the said N. Y. Evening rost was sumcient evidence that he found it somewhere. So much NONE 980 Jress is evidently mere guess work, me paragrapn orginated in the N. York Eve. Post, edited hv Wm. a. linmnta. naner of about as much J J 1 1 y . . - ....... - . t-. ' n .1 r . t ! the Treasury Note clause, scatters to the winds . j Ioryie, "JU J I We do not care much about it,but we are a little the great objection of the Federal party, that it ! Lt a ioss to acCount for, tne extreme discourtesy was intended to establish a "Treasury Bank,", with which the Free Press occasionally treats & leaves the bill, just what itshouldbe, a meas-jus. State Vaper,Jan 41. The plea -of the Fiee Press was that we had uie to render the receipts and disbursements cf the public money safe ; as such, no one can ok manufactured the 'opinion.' When we proved ject to it. But as a measure leading to the ab-jj that wc had extracted it from another paper, of -n a T . I 1 ' I . W-uCC! I I nn . . . ,l il.. i. l l ...AI ,-- una. ueigiitoj cnaracier, us mo rux . olition of a paper currency, and introducing one,; course uie count oi m x'icc nuw uui DUO- as well for men to talk of matters they know l ." VI . something about. Instead of making a criminal ; thai will be safe and un.form, for the people, j tamed. cCeUinstthe State Paper, theFrce Press those, Vfco are now, and hereafter may be, in- U will be seen that the remark, 'we dont wm.fd have exhibited more manliness and can-. iUa rpsnits of Kn,cnIl)(jnn. nn(i w,,n 'care much about it,' refers to the treatment we loroy cau.n5 w. pi- v - ;imn -rp n auadruDle the essential val- i'ainoi. i . . . ,, , ! uc of their property, to extricate tnemseives Alvord's District. Mr Laker appeared on (anj carry out their shaving schemes, whether Tuseday, nd being sworn, took j! TOlftyled democrats or fedoraUisb., it is to be representative from the State ot Massachusetts, , . u'ninpthat j-,k-w f ATr. Aloord. deceased. Mr. expected will object to the bill. W c opine that ltnlzprin a Fedpral. and come in like Messrs. I if this class would betake themselves to honest Aycrigg & Co. not duly elected, though he has jj. anj jev;se Bome means to extricate the "broad sealed" create to ck his Prei themsclve3 from thcir embarrassments, instead tensions.; It appears, in consaquence ot the, ' irreat snow storm, the returns from two towns ) of brawling day and night, senseless stufl about giving Democratic majorities, djd not reach the' Lg Sub-Treasury bill, they could get iich fas-j Governor ti 1 1 a short time after the day prescribed j hvlaw, and the Governor refused to count them; ; had they been counted Baker would not he By-thc-wny, we cannot, in justice to our-i received from the Free Press, and not to the authorship of the 'opinion ! !' "We know not when we have seen a more shameful and utter disregard of truth than is here exhibited." The last Free Press, as we expected does not give our defence to the charge of having manu factured the 'opinion.' Below we give more authority for the 'opinion.' We copy the following from the Boston Post : Correspondence of the Boston Morning Vost. Washington, Sunday, Dec. 8, ) 1 o'clock P. M. J Clay detests Harrison, and the nomination Federalists. Charles Wilson, James Wilson, John L. Wirt, J. D. Waller, Thos. II Wates, Continuing our walk into the Capitol, the next officer we meet is the .EioorKecper II. Key. . Joseph Follansbee, $1,500 This officer was elected by the democratic members. He professed to be a democrat. It was soon discovered that his democracy was slightly tinctured with federal-ism, abolition ism, mongrel-ism and every other kind of ism except republicanism. He has the appointment of the lollowing : MESSENGERS, whose salary is $2,50 per day, and an additional compensation of $350 per session. Democrats, Federalists, John Queen, Charles Stewart, RobtMcPeak, William W Stewart,; Barney Parsons, William McGill, A Lindsley, Elias Gromore, John Lee, The doorkeeper has also the appointment of j twelve boys to act as Pages of the House, one And what of the following r : ! "Thev that are in rnwnr. shrml.t ).n oi-( lin!nn nut nnlv InfhrM-rt j. I I- !.. . non those who are tnllinn: ; tortr.inta nn.l 'mnnti; it ic thm. 1nt.i A 1 . I.til OOA 'I ' J "- uu. uiui u":limn nn hps nnr.. fll - 1 ooH;, ? J, : : , -iiicui, iS wilt:! ; men-uuiy is uisu ineir pleasure, io commi 9S2 jtlie execution ofa purpose to one who disap i1 r . l . . i t . . . . . i A fact for the fourth District. Jchn Smith M. C. from the fourth district, has written I LA A I 1- t . f T -II ieuer io uie young iocos 01 L.amouie countv, u I' ll li" I ... .. . . " whole with the locofocos or for what he call democracy. His district, at the very last elec tion, gave nearly 200 whig majority. He dis regards tbis expression of the will of the peo n it, una misrenrpsfintK inpm 11-1 nnirrocs Nun is his democracy. Vt. Watchman. The Watchman is very hard to please. Whe Mr Smith was running for congress, the by-lhe-way, meddling that which was none i j r x. tj" i v . Q -o" was "an eely politician" that no confidenc 1 .1 i 1 j i l .1.1 :r I w , , .. 111 II . .11 1 A ? .J 1 IV 1 I ...! 1l, I i!,l 1. U C just where he always has been, with the d ; mocracy, the Watchman is exceedingly trou 11 . n-f-i-.i l.i 1 I ft I III Nllini . 1VI F nl II 1 I II WHS PIHCIHI1 31 K Hi H and if the infamous slanders which t 1 r i i : i -. . l l t l : of whom is his own son, the others all sons of, he v;0Ul(i now "wheel about" and go for tl nrnvps of thfi of it. ia in nmnlnv 1 I - J wufc lIIC RiVJ of ilia hands." Lacon. FEDERALISTS. Assistant Doorkeeper- John W Hunter, $1,400 A little right of the Doorkeeper we met the Postmaster II. Representatives', William J McCormick, $2Q00 He was elected by the House several years 'ago, and is an open and avowed federalist, and never has pretended to anything else. His appointments will show the consistency of his profession. He has Four Messengers. Federalists, Joseph Beck, Joseph Beck Jr. William Sweeny, John Moorej Their salary is $2 50 per day, and an additional compensation of $250 per annum. Proceeding to the interior of the House, the next officers who present themselves, are the Principal Clerk. Hugh A Garland, Democrat, and the Democrats, NONE. i i.. i i i.i il commouaiing anu wicKeu. inus oy nis open a j honorable course, to refute the falsehoods j his enemies. I We opine that Mr Smith will prove a tro 1.4 f . I till ft they can fix him." The Caledonian calls the New Yorker mi . .1 a iiaii rn nnnpr. i nT. nonsense uues iiul itu ve livutiwi , , well in this quarter. The New Yorker prcten i ,i . . j ...... lous federal papers io the Union. We sa n niin-n ii r.ii il iniiiiiu:.iL in iiil uul but a i a congressional election in this district. Its utt Uicguiu v 1UI AA HftW w - . . .1. lt .' ,r,v m ha iictripr a nanRr LiiiiL win uieie to lake neutral ground, the better to clecei the unsuspecting, and make its insolent a abusive attacks upon tne Aaminisirauon pass inrlannnilKtil RfricLnrps. is nnwnrt CU11U1U UUU lliv4-wuv..- , of the countenance of the community.

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 19,000+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free