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\ harm U,er, fore settled, wc pM at ta> | \M.^^^J^IZ ISTJ^^?««* . , , ,.,, .,..«.,•,„;„ J Departments were, at present, obliged isucli superstitions, The rasw.v of the 93d section, re- j to employ extra clerks who were paid |yr.ung minds, are rar Select j ten cents for eveiy ported as an amendment by the Committee to whom the bill had been •eferred, was adopted by a vote ol 3 1 to 12. Various attempts were then made to Introduce Umber amendments, bat the, all proved ineffeteual. I be qutstio . was at length taken on engross thg the bill for a third reading, and lost by the following vote: AYES Messrs. Ilateman, Berrien, Boulig.Vy, Chambers, Clayton, Edwards Harrison, Ilayne, Johnston, Lou. Kane, King, Knight, Mills, Ridgely, Bobbins, Sanford, Silsbee, Smith, Md. Thomas, Van Baren, and \\ illiams—21. NAYS—Messrs. Barton, Bell, Ben- Ion, Branch, Chandler, Chase, Cobb, Oickerson, Eaton, Findlay, Hendricks, Holmes. Johnson, Ky. Kinley, Macon, Marks.Nohle, Randolph, Heed, Rowen, Rup-des, Senoour, Smith, S. C. Taze- well, White, WilK'y, and Woodbury— elv Iheril ; llasegar?, on the night of the 13th Septcmh* r 11non beforo the installation of the chapter at Lcw- •, r iston We ascertained beyond douht, from gotten rid of. ii was J would a i tie »'< Mt at have not time before the only to sot/, that the a resneetabla mason ofhfrt degree; In New- • . hundred words. J3. To direct a child to act like a man ; \£*^ g ^ Morf r a „ \as confined in the fought proper to appoint a Ungth, but mail floses ih legation : otumit- ten cents lor eveiy nuuareu ww«s. 3. to unai u umu iu .n-i \^ ' art, U. t. mat iviorR an .»a» wi»u»« »« ° j'sS , .• ,, , The Navv had been preallv increased I whereas it is not often becoming for a lunjraz ; nc at FortNiagara; that on the night .tee to dtajt an account of the treu -,,' * n'.u.u „„«,!.» ofilitiUhnv rnanPth^ m:.n. but only to of the Mil. he was tried, condemned ixr.a, actions west of hero, ana to petit* of late years. Double the number of j little boy to ape the man, but only to of the 14th he vessels were employed on toreign ser- vice now than were formerly. Pur- sers were sometimes kept waiting in this city for months, before they could get their accouts settled. These cir- cumstances rendered an additional clerk in the Navy Department highly necssa- rv. Additional clerks were equally tried, condemned ar.u'r/f tions west of hen, and to petition ronfmm Lis demeanor to bis age ;eve- executed by having his tbieat cut from ear jj e GovernomrtoafeTa largercitard ry age has its own peculiar decorous-1 to ear : and his tongue taken ^™^™Jfor thedtoh^of thef*te of Mor- t-ss.— Galaxy. , ! in the sand ; and his body sunk in the lake gam. lie understand) since our re* USEFUL RECEIPT. To make boots water proof. Take 3 oz. of Spermaceti, and turn that . . and . . har.r Trft the conn- melt or nvcr. Our informant said that oar ma- sons expected that Morgan would have been . ' received bv their mason*, and lianccd over ' try I to Brant, or sent on board a British n.an of respectfully yours, Ac Lai it in an earthen vessel over a slow fire cessary in the offices of the Adjutant j add 6 drachms of Indian Rubber rut f7 So great was the anxiety both of the friends and opponents of the bill, tor the issue, th.it the vote of every Senator was recorded on the final question- Much credit is unquestionably due to the intelligent Committee who prepared the bill, f»r the assiduity and ingenuity with Which they defended it against the powerful reasoning of its opponents ; and, although defeated, they have the high gratification of knowing that the bill was not lost without and indefati- gable and honourable struggle to effect its passage.-— Telegraph. HOUSE OF PEPRFTiENTATIVES. Publishers of the Laws.— The reso- lution of Mr. Sounders on this subject was igain brought up, and Mr. \\ right, Mi Wiekltffe, and Mr. Ham':.).on spol at length opoo the subject. Mr. ! iai r.s-v moved to lay the resolution up- necessary. • m the : ible. Lost,yeas 6i>, nays 127 Th. for cimsiderir.tr resolutions Ge era w The appropriation called for by the bill would amount to about seventeen thousand five hundred dollars. Mr. Hayne said, that the gentleman had proved that unnecessary clerkships could be proposed by the Departments, far he had stricken out several of those provided for in the bill. Some of them might be necessary, but he was slow to believe that they were all ne- cessary. war. Their lodge met, and Brant was sent for, and the result was that their lodge would not receive ban; consequently he was despatched on this sidn without allowing him to have a bible and light half an hour and baggage. In haste. .p. B . Mr r- -, Albany. j ,io uLs icir.iiuu un IMJ = ...L.W..- n »• j :»: person i ere meant, ii .s cue to no neral, and ol the Commissary Gen- tato slices—when dissolved, add by de- ^ (Q ^^ a h ., )!f , ?rd ^ half m hovr rela t w csto ^ fa ir „,. t .,.,,.^ ,; l;I ,v,,, ,1, and in the Engineer Department, grees, of tallow 8 ounces, hog s lard 2 1 v . h ; rU he ^m^Uy requested. I!e abosta- , b tljis i IT , F , utat i on . n r ^ r ,s net, :.s v.i'i I ; ie appropriation called for by the ounces, amber varnish 4 ounces—mix, j tcc ] that Miller was expected with Morgan ; |,; r0VCl i^ ; t - nrr r^s;;rv, cat of this vilfege :.• ounces, amber varnish 4 ounces- and it will be fit for use immediately.— I that it was done at the expense and by t! the tirre mentioned, nor could he be, owing It was our duty, in his opin- ion, to\ pause fci inquiry before we ad- ded a single officer to the Government. Mr. Bell thought that there was suffi- cient evidence before the Senate of the necessity of creating the additional clerkships proposed. Mr. Van Buren agreed v.ith the gentleman from South Carolina that it was our duty to pause for investigation before we created a single additional officer. The disposition to increase the patronage of the Government was the vice of the age. But at the same time be thought the departments should have a sufficient number of officers for the discharge of the duties we have de- volved upon faem. The question was whether the clerkships proposed were The bil! had been reported tor considering ., • .», .!.,-. ,.!,..;•• .,r;-.= «.--t ill • woolen ni-:u.ufit! ires. of Mr. Ingham, to re- tire clay. Manufacture*. —The [louse to the consideration i i the • ndments to tlie bill i'ov the pro! cti . f th arid the motion commit the bill, with instructions. Mr Sill address* d the [louse at con- siderable length, in favour of the bill. .Mr. Bryan \ri the opposite sivie. The floor was the:) taken by Mr. Drayton. '; was '.•>- near 4 o'clock.} Mr Drayton having spoke more than an hojT, Mr. liamiinton observing thai ihe health ol his colleague was delicate, and that ! s argument had obviously a countenance, but most earnestly beg ai. pray for it. You have no idea of the care and attention paid to the movements of us committee-nun ; however, as yet we bare not been molested, (bough cautioned, warn- ed by insinuations from friends end Iocs, in- dicating the linger of proceeding. 1 have come to a full (h lenninatioii to hold on. and make nscef all the powers with which (Jed and Nature has endowed me, in the best manner of which I am capable, until theend of all shall be brought lb view. I bare her:; for two days past at Niagara, attending court. The she:iff and j uier arc aotfloasOUS: the dej.uiy &crif Is—but a guard has been kept at the jail, guardicg convicts, from the first of September lo this I am therefore, of opinion (Ute report directed one of lusdriv. r . a mason, to |.uta • saddle on a horse, and bitch it beside the one under the shed ; that a man would come and ta!?e it; that uiere was a none at the fort ; city tn Friday last. A a art art ?/Y:,> !<,('^,d nt the PoSce Office,for ii$ apprehentiott, by Boicin Jl kiting) Esq. the District at tor my , ' ^ n ^^ m ^S.W Oaiarh Ctonty, tkcu hert-bnt 'l'\( • '•''. f° re tie constable could execute if. rent ua\thevillain left Mr. Dunn'* where he told [lodged, in great precipitation, and hay \not since Lien heard of. Jti fact, | three ol the persons, besides (hn altott night; when it did he must tafce caie Tlic e were 's directions. horse did not return until after ho L-cd, which was 11 o'clock, that.... rning that it was stdicr.ou by two committees, after due mvesliga- tune. I am therefore, ot opinionil«eropw« . ... !irs li0 , lou i, t but Morgan has been tion. Theevidence before him was to the cuntrary nrtwitbstanduig.) tba t Mor- ^ hat b( r . <vrr saw M ..«k«u,u«li«-. e him to believe that P\ ^ ™™ b «••\2.V.-:.. l-:.-„... 1 . '\' ur \. 1 .«; .,, ^-'A -7>'T\ K\ U '. '. him the nev! m at the fort thru! The masons at Lcwiston were very inso- Eeat, and sbow'd a disposition to quant I v. iti. us. found fault with as for con^ig t!\ re, and . said,iftbey haddoneac; U»i^ with Morgan \tkc Id/A beptembtr, hare been tn tins it was their own business. Tl»e people were j city (hiring the present irah, if they afraid of them and dare not act openly! ..- [are »Ol now here. They hare been a f - j absconded) tcko tool: Morgan secret- in lo Port JSiagara on the night < t •.fending the Grand Royal Arch Chap- e vet to take, moved <: ms'idi rable ran< aii anjournment. Til'- motion was negatived.—Ayes 79 than 3\'\ Mr. D. again proceeded, when, after about half an hour, the same motion was mad< * v JIT SteVensou, of Virgin- ta. N< e - : —Ayes 72, Noes S6. Sometime after, ii was again made by .Mr. Livingston. Negatived.— Ayes ;'l, Noes 89- Mr. Forsyth moved an adjournment. On this question. Mr. Carson called for the yeas and nays, and they w-re ayes 27 noes 103, ( more they were necessary. Mr. Holmes ofirrcd some remarks \\ in favour of the. bill, and Mr. Cttand- . i ler in opposition to it. The bill, as amended, was then or- dered to a thud reading. Mr. Holmes, from the Select Com- mittee to uiiifh the petitions o* the sufferers by French spoliations were referred, reported a resolution, request- ing thh president of the United States to cause an abstract of the claims, and of the i vichnce and documents to be laid before the senate at the neal con- gress. The bill for the benefit of the heirs of Thomas Jefferson, deceased. was ordered to a third reading. Pi re from Allies. —Pet haps there an- few people who are acquainted with the fact, that Hr.rKa made by burning hard wood, such as oak, wnlnu;. maple, 6JC in a fire-place, and take*) up drv, are capable of producing spontaneous acquainted, aniTVas treated with attention hv die magistral . I m nt before the •rand Jur;, staring my belief on oath, that >rgac had been earn to that side. Tin so beside himi tielc of reason: th ion iiKiri was a mason, and bow many more ofjjjbc j'uv-s i (\-:;; i say. Th-y a- fir-t [»romis( d ii ::Uc up ihc- matte i, l-iii d.J not do it tliel'iiM nay, and during- the ni rht be- fore last, the |ici-sons «hos. names I had j given in, and on whom they promised tocall ; were consulted, and y< sterdavmornii* the? i came to the w ise concfusion, that tbey cold I not take it ep; thus it ceded. Now for i what I have heard from a mason of higii |standing at Niagara, (!>r. . . .) a man : whom it will he difficult to impeach. . . . > l< Us me that a brother mason, at -Niagara. of good standing, (though the latter said he j -• as taken to Niagara, to the house of one | Vi' .... (a member of Parliament,) where he (Morgan) requested to be loosened a lit- tle, (being fir-1, and blinded, and not knovv- inrj .-rh~W. t-. ....'vr c-orlJ hv- was ie.) that be might e;!g-;'.a-c in prayer, which was done; combustion, h gree ol moisture, or by corning in nrdereu- than one-li lib.) The yeas and nays were taken ac- cordingly, and were—veas SI, nays 93. After a great deal of skirmishing, ol every kind, die Speaker pot the ques- tion, a Shall the main question now be pat ?\ On this question, Mr. Forsyth de- manded ih>'yeas, and nays, and tliev were taken us follows: ¥eas92, nays 94. Mr. M'Duffies moved to a Ij ourn, but without claiming any right to the floor in consequence of that motion. The motion prevailed—ayes 8S,uoes 80. And then the House adjourned at half past b o'clock. IN SENATE. Thursday, Fibinary 8. On motion of Mr. Johnson, of Ken- tucky, all the orders of the day were postponed for the potposi .; taking up the bill in addition to H HI act to reeu- late and fix the compensation of the CJerlis ki t!»c diderent afficea\ passed Apr:'. 1818. . Tin* bill having been read a second time— Mr. Smith, of Md offered a num- ber of amendments to it, which were adopted. Mr. Hayne rose for information Though willing to afford any facility for the despatch of pu! lick business, he was unwilling to vote for this batch of oflicer«i, until he was convinced that they were uecpssajy. He wished to know their number and the amount of compensation, and whether any inqui- ry had been made into the expediency of creating them. Mr. Smith <f Md. said that it was the opinion of the Committee that a greater number was necessary than was reported. The extension of our diplo- matick and commercial intercourse ren- dered a greater number of clerks ne- cessary »©• than formerly. Many de- con- tact with a wet bou-d or stave, or be- ing exposed to a very damp atmosphere. It is generally believed, when lire is kindled by ashes, that it is caused by eoals bring put away with the ashes while on ire ; but tins is a mistake. The coals, if they were on fire, win;, buried in ashes and excluded from at- ' tnospberick air, would soon be extin- guished, or if they were not, they could not kindle a fire, when the air was ey eluded.—The spontaneous combustioi 'fashes proceeds from a very different principle. Hard wood ashes when first made, and while they are kept dry, contain a •If: that he has not a par- it at first he was in favour of investigating, and was appointed one of the committee ; but when he found were implicated.be turned directly round, ar u DOW is warm in their fan ur. 'J hese ai e some of the circurostano s which struck con- viction on every member of the committee. The state of society is shocking. The masons then seem to (redetermined tofright- tn the people into silence , it i.. said, has gone as delegate from theircliaptei to the grand chapter ot the state, and to IVajblungti n. Davis says he will not re- turn soon. ter. \ J wo oj fin n were in the tarriag k with Morgan, and ihe ether draw it Chapter Mr. T— -, Albany. Rochester, Jan. CO, 1827. DEA* .^ir.—I arrived from Paris ton last Saturday <n ning. II V hud Did the OrondRoyal Arch huoir of this : ai d if so, did tin y < /<•- quire into their iondnct, and expel them as unworthy brothers 1 At this chapter the following proc eedirga it.t.b place, as wefndthtm recorded in (he Daily Advertiser. [Here follow the proceedings of the ^'i.T.d chapter, and the names of the officers.] Nosr then, if these grand high priests. and grand kings, be not high priests of iniquity, and kinjis ahose garments are stained with blood, or at leust the crime kidnapping; lei tinm immediately i • ol institute a thorough investigation into (be 1-. idnappe-'g and murder of Morgan and let them.in the eves el die world. that the lodge at Niagara met and refused to I trouble and (xpenst an interesting n,t iting, and feel our expel and denounce lie GUILTY *e<t;e.s amply compensated for all oawJTbis they cue to the honour of the in- an a lake did not get the whaleM°*» Clarbat, from Wheatland and ! i n <!i I relation, as they were interrupted. lie un- der tood In informant lo say, that those co- gage I in the trial and murder affirmed, that they wcic acting in obedience to the order •if the General Grand Chanter of New \fork hat most of the members of the unholy group were from this side, but two or more were from Canada. The storv added, that when Mo:gan wass informed that be must die, be asked the liberty of a bible for half an hour and that he would then he read) to die. 1 have BO hesitation in believing the leading facts of this relation. The man who keeps a tavern at r'-r!,\i;\gara< says, that a parti Chili i Esquire Ratcon, Jenls, and Wheeler, form Victor ; Judge Devoe, and Pates Cock, from Lewiston and Niagara Palls, and Samuel, Wicks and myself, from this place, (Mud not going, being threatened \) — for- ming a body of able bodied men of sev- enteen in number. — There never teas a happier man than Cook was the day that ice united ; he needed our pres- ence and co-operation. The frater- i they pies hie— and stitution over whit tbey owe it to thtir consciences, their country, and then- God. Their can honour demands it—their country ex- pects it from them—and the Almighty blood avenger nill not bold them guilt- less, if they do not bv ever? th means in . ar.i) above K; wipe the One of the rtters we this day pubh'sh, asserts thai Morgan was carried i fl 'by ordet of lie giand chapter—We do not, we cannot believe it. Dafttiil we do believe, that it is the sacred i!i en- power, fairly, r.penl hoard, exert themselves foul btain from ear annals ! ily of that chapter t«> rome out openly, and brirgisg before and th em all tmplu ated. ippears, not if sufficient merely expel below this, it is supposed that the inquisi- tion was held in the (bit during this time. This fort has been twice searched thorough The only thing I can now think of. and most duce some one in the secret to come forward cleiks were constantly occupied in clear, emphatick, each syllable articn- preparing answeis to the frequent calls i lated, for imitation, 2. To tell the of information from Congress. One; witches, ghosts, and goblins, coming document, relating to claims, which' down chimney, if they cry ; whereas was called for by the other House, oc-! children should be taught that, if they metal called potassium, which is the basis of potash. This metal is very combustible, and has so strung an afi'm- lens tavern at the For f ,td! they were i ily or attraction for oxygen, the sup- porter and cause of combustion, that it takes the oxygen from water the mo- ment it touches it, and burns with a vivid flame, and the product of this combustion is potash. ; that is, potash is potassium saturated with oxygen, or what may be called the oxyde of pot- assium. It should be noticed, too, that water is a compound of oxygen and h\ drogeo, and that when the potassium tomes in contact with water, it takes the ( x^gen from it, and the hydrogen being set ftcp, increases the combustion. The simple explanation is tins ; dry ashes when first burnt, contain a metalitck subst*icc which is highly in- flammable, and which is set on lire by moisture. Quick lime and water pro- duce heat sufficient in some instances :o set wood on fire, but ashes and wa. ter produce a much more intense heat. In adding water to lime, much heat is evolved, but no real combustion is pro- duced ; 6ut in adding water to ashes there is a real combustion of the metal contained in the ashes, the metal being combustible substance, requiring noth- ing bat the oxygen of the water to set it on fire.— Prfessor Smith. Three Faults of Nurses. — I. To lisp in baby style when the same words in an endearing tone would please as well; the reverse should be ; the voice nity in and about L^iciston were in a ground if masons were at 'hi^h'-aibc- drinking ti'll 1*1 I terrible steieat emrjirrieal, andthrcat~ 'hero, but hand them ever to the civil • clock P. M. onthe 14th. Ai about 5 o'- j ned wonderfully. We paid no attcn- \ authority, for trial. r l his is tin ir duty clock the next morning, the same characters, f nn to them the first night. Early in j if thev wish to prOScrve mason rv jr.- , ;; C ^! CC,, .°\ < : ^ \I* • J 1 * b * ,r I tl,Ib - \ <*« m*mhig we all started in . bod 9 \ stead of n rfotn masons, from disV. ace or live aiiil a hall from the Fort; six. hours Ir . n . ~n •,.- . \ I . .. ,, . , t n».- Irad ioterrened between their leaving Gid-K\ 1 Fori ijC0 ^ e : 1! t engaged a »»«» nun— Southwtck. room at a pubjick house and Cook informed Dr- of our irish to sic and converse with him after hah 7*7 '.give the following article as we find it in (he Advocate, of Wednes- He communicated rather more likely to unfold the dark folds of this my stick} to us, than we anticipated. He ear tie, will be to offer a reward sufficu nt to in- \ rccted on point, viz. that Morgan'- and divulge. It Would add something to the I i cause for some of the committee from Can-1 ', aodaigna and Rochester to cause out her I do not trno-.v that any thing could be done just now ; yet it might have a good effect. We did nothing at our Genera! Sessions 1' plicated, bat f'links the Circuit tlrere was no grand jury. Ourj mn {j om from M . . . .Sessions was held while your court set, and ' we could not do any thing—besides, about two thirds of the grand jury were masons. I am troubled wilh inflamaiiou in the r\.s request for a bible was not granted, but M was despatched forthwith! His in- [former worn of thai [place, a brother of of Birfa io. The Dr. docs not think him ita- lic had his infer- . • , His statement teas all put in writing in the form of on affidavit, Which he stands ready to sign at any time, it shall be needed or won id add more. 1 shall write you often J #e also informs us, that he. hud a and should be glad to hear from vou, and \ short time afterwards a relation of also to see you. Come out, and I\ will g< I j the same facts from another mason of .. . . to.ell you the story; .1 must come the name ofL . . . rrho had it from a Very trulv and respectfully, Mr. C. .. of Buffalo* who was an U ejJ. . actor in the. scene of the night of the Mr. — 1 l f h — he is since ih ad. After leaving Port George, ire crossed over to Port Niagara, and Cot. .It in ft being siek, we employed the tavern-keeper under the hill lo assist in examining the magazine, that being the only part of liitfftria -ifi/A, January, 1P.27. Di \ n Si K— Tou r fav our of the '^2d, 1 re- ceived last evening, after I returned from Lcwiston, where 1 had been as one of the Batavta committee, in company with Wm.,,, . , Davis, Ilimnan Holder, and Timothy Fitch. \ Uie . >' }rt r **\«* thought worth exam lifter an absence of four days in pursuance \'''cng ,' ana we found appearances there that satisfied us, that Morgan must have been there, and probably was there executed. This part of the for never had been exam incd before. We had several witnessem In fore us, who in their testimony corroborated of the inclosed notice, there was a general audarcspcctable representation from Onta- rio and Monroe counties, v>bomet the Lcw- iston committee, Bate > Cook and Mr. Dc- voux. We succeeded in ascertaining beyond doubt and is susceptible ofp;oof, that and and others, took .Morgan t» Tori Morgan round—Alive.— ITe have just been informed by Mr Curtis, Inn keeper in Gaines, that two gentlemen Stopped at his house on Monday lost, on Their way with despatches' dine* from Sir P. Ma it land, Governour of Lppcr Canada, in Got rrnour Clint: i announcing thai Wm MORGAN was then in (he possession of- the former, and subject to the direction of the lat- ter, alive and trdl—they .statu! thai they taw and conversed with Morgan, and offered to j *odi:ce their papers as vouchers of the correctness of their statement. Mr. Curtis says they ap- pear! d to be. gcmfli men of intelligence, candour and vitality. We give this information as we receive it, and sin- eerily hope thut it may prove true. NEW-YORK GBAKO tHAFTSB. The committee appointed by the res- olution of the Grand Chapter, en the affair of William Morgan, lespecifully reports , That they have attended to the du- , lies assigned jlum, and from the highly agitated ana inflamed state of pubircic feelmg on this subject, and from the false and undeserved imputations which have been thrown upon freemasons, and the masonick order generally, your ih* ..,-•...•„„/ r , r\ i , • — [Cnmmittee deem it proper that this ftte principal facts of,. . . s relation r- i r-u ,* i i; i »,, , * ' - »' ''\\\•'• 'uarit f hapter shou; niuke a pubhek

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