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THb.®W<s VOL I J VVestfield, Friday, April 6, 1827. rrnr.isiiFP F.VFRY FRIDAY, BY HA&VEY NfiWCdMB, AT VVKSTFIEM), ( HAlTAVQUr. CO. N. #ouricaF. beinr 'i few than ministers.—NewI'orA Statesman in spite of the publick spirit ofj high minded members, iitil From tii j National Intelligencer. SigHttftii* Times. —It is kuovvn, we be- lieve, to our reader?, that we liavc never ac- corded in the doctrine, that party spirit, in a free government, is dangerous io tlie pub- Ji.k interest. It has always been our opin- ion, on the contrary, that the existence of party spirit, to a certain ex'ent, is greatly to bo preferred to ihecalm of despotism, wheth- er that despotism be one of opinion or of phy- sical strength. An opposition tothe measures o.'a government, when founded upon prin- civle, i- entitled to respr.et and consideration (••rii from the administration to which it TS njposed. When founded upon different principles, or rather upon no principles at :.!!, but that of a combination to obtain pos- session of the offices and patronage of a gov- ernment, it is still useful; because it induces caution ?.:.<.''• 'JL regard for publick opinion, f,n \.,c part ol'lhose whoahmnuier thegovern- Dieat, which cannot fail to serve and protect UiC publick interact. We mast have good seasons, however, before we engage ia an opposition 10 all existing administration, of the '.at j re first above stated, and we never will, under any cj fcno of the nature there described \He had long been of opinion (hesaid) all melted into thin air before the wand that the publick interest might be promoted, the great magician J It is iv l!y a laiuenta- ths condition of the Press, as well hereble subject of coot, inpl: i.<n. For Ihrii as throughout the country, improved, and own sakes, it grieved as to see such men respect f.jr the Senate, and accuracy in theiyielding all the inclination* of their licart- I publication of the proceedings of Senate, along with the convictions of their reason, to I better secured, by the judicious revision of the grand political schemes, by which the the laws relative to the publick printing at vote of .New-York is to be secured to the m large.\ j newly organized party, and, as the price of! the students of this Acad \ At a m we convenient season, he hoped it, Mr. Van Baren is t;» be—any thing In the subject would be revised,, and be prom-. pleases. Ibis, of course, the reader wiii b< i'-cd himself the best results from such rcvis- good enough to understand to be ouro ^^^^^Inanananannnn i nnnnnnnn annnnBannnBnl - •• lc el Th« [No. 44. se ese two cases were stated to us by - no* nfwox in the\ hands of fc'^^tfZF **° * \>**- knot ,.„ , - **as peisonally Knowing to them. He tells us he might increase the number almost to any ex- tent. * Our belief is therefore, that the rem- 1RKDONIA ACADEMY. A |)(>b|j c k quarterly examination of amy commen- ion that the nature of the subject was MM- j but, far that opinion we shall another dav ccptiblc of.'' < jrj vc w i, at ap p Cai . to us u> h substantial Now, to « the revision of the laws,\ &c.! reasons. 3 *>UDSiantial we have not the slightest possible objection ;; To Mr. Van Buren\s elevation to a batter nor do we care bow the Senate shall think: office than he now holds, on proper minci proper to have its printing done for the fa- ! pics, we should have had DO obicctioi In lure, so it be decently done. It is to the the last Presidential election lie acted thro' avowed ooject of tins proposed revision,that out with firmness and eonsisteacv we we take exception. Wc throw out of view i should have been very willing to have' seen toe \ accuracy ,n the publication of the | him elected Vice President at that time and proceedings, as a motive ibr the promised j would indeed, ifwe could, have promoted lis rev ision, because every one, who knows anv ] elevation to the honourable station now ne- ed last evening. The weather was fine I ly once or twice , and a large audience attended \ that in others it re- •I- a.\ S^mm to,,.,.. The iZ^\\\ \ ^•\<•\•«« » F« —tarrf thing about it knows that this suggestion is'cupied by his frieud and successful Uirowoia to make up lightweight •. we pass j ito. Mr. Calkr-m. But wheaanc compet- uj.ies for cites in which tlie students were exam- ined were English Grammar, Geogra- phy, History, Surveying, Chymistry, Natural and Moral Philosophy and the French and Latin Languages. The classes in Grammar and Geog- raphy, particularly the latter, discover- ed an intimate and thorough knowledge of these branches, and the readiness and promptitude pith which tlie \arious times ; and that in some obstinate ca;es it will not cure at all. It can be for- warded through the post-office with di- rections how to prepare it.— New-York Observer. From the Statesman. MAPLE SLGAR MANUFACTORY. Messrs. Editors—While passing through the Western part of this state, I heard of an extensive sugar establish- *— - -- — •*•.,,- , . • , - . . r o . o o ---• -xpositicn may atiect remittance*, engage in ; uc aoctr,tles embraced in the other part of his feelings or his ambit , iiis remarks, that the condition, of the press ^^^^^^^^^^^ ions projects. Let no one suppose, that our views c/bis a familiarity that impressed the audi! S( ' alp > I had always considered this ptrt easewith a full conviction that these of husbandry not of sufficient conse i -ts, and t ? the circumstances of bis election in tl.c appointment of the officers who pre t-ide over the different departments of the government and represent cur conntrr a- 1 road. More recently wc have had occa- sion to say that judging the adaaoktration h\- its measures, Wc believed, for any thing that lie could *ec, that the election at Prcsi- ; bat whilst in the other; pie we have ever professed, involves too House the conduct of the Secretary of State! much matter lobe di posed of at a \. m arraigned far changing some of the pub- lislicra of the laws, as though he bad com- piitted an ofT'ence meriting impeachment, it Bhoabj be gravely proposed, as a desideratum in the Senate, not only here, but throughout sittiujr. ingle for making experiments illustrative O I B'»y K'. by ol Pioneer memory made the principles of the different subjects, V- S ' and l ° S,1eW the , m i s P ecimen of evinced a knowledge and understand- \* ester \ ent^pr.se, I will give you a ,b.g of them which elicited the adn.irav P im,cu,ar description of the estabhsh- itioa of all present. The proficiency' ment - Sigmoftke Times— We are fat from which the students had made in the 1 . It is situated on a handsome eleva- the country, should be regulated by tl -d^; betngdisposed to draw «n,n .acts_ which French and Latin Languages, showed '«°\ '«.f h e mo ^ beautiful part of this tributionoilhe publick printing, with a »-iew : aie known, • From the same. LTl* il' 1 \' t'PlIllt'll ~° \ P.WM^MI uu«V > k^VHUlUI »H | BBBBBBBBBBBBBBB| BBBBBBBBBBBBBB| BBBBBBBBJ - ' - •r areaby per- r«ffcctJy fair in a party in one branch aj '- v un(1 ^ r; >'o»d as giving no authoiity of consisted in reading composition, and ! a, 'gers,and the sap caught in buckets miconiKcied! tn< ; l, '? i ? la,uro - lI l ,on whose predominancei ol,,s |° w '>at rumour says, when wc P publick declamation, were in a high ; containing from 12 to 16 quarts, sus- \^^^^ BT«« the 1 state it as a common report, that a regu degree intiiesting. Both the young la- P ended f fom the spout by a wire in such general government; free\ from aw? engage- j mosl [confident calculations are made—with; lar weekly Caucus \ ' ' J * u Unwarped by party rage, anal attachment;; wholly — .. with the exec-Jive adaawBtratkn of the! • bo,il branches of the next Con what accuracy time v. ill show. was held, during dies an d gentlemen took pait in th e first a mann e r , as not to need taking oft\ t o tore the last session, and particularly during exercises, and read to the audience spe-; empty. The manner of gathering ap- .i. i __ .-., . . .... *\njk ! P eared both easy and expeditions. It heart < ' s done ^ a horse attached to a sled, __ n |,y Ion which is a two barrel cask; the cc to the opluktn of others. We; down upon their knees witli one accord°to! er acte(J as secretary; that,when thus for- the young gentlemen was of a character ' lorse 8 oes without leading in roads at ment, inMicr:tand«g, or auiance, w.tn any V™* \••\;\•\—»• tlie last session, and particularly during exercises, an d read to the audience sue Jartyor pariymen. thj. is the rmL,assed die- ^^^^^.^l^ he ™ U the latter part of it composed of Mem- cimens of their own composition whiel tat.? of our deliberate judempnt. aware of we otter fotihty of all attempts to h»«- „r «L. ra-^. ••• . i- i ii i i u - , .. T,.,,cntimcnt,suchaswe bare hereto- oryaau. the nabhek preW. Its candacteral b \ S J* ,,e °« \'^ '\' !,t wbtch SOme ^ W he \ ead and I,ear jb;-er\-.r. -rdii.wc now re-eat, with entire, are made of sterner staff than to be brought j ° ne ol lhe nuuiberpresided and anolh- <d mature age. I he declamation Ir position io u.e p.^ _ —- . - BBBB1 •-'(•! object of which is to put it down, right or discipline reqairea the absclutc surrender.' ol the major part ot it. wrooe. Tlie first opea application of this - N or can the press be chastised, any morn pretend to name the place of meeting, T' priiK i,i!e 'naving been TiCOU asioned us no little surprise. this Nor can the press be chastised, than it can be bought or sold. We shall not evening. i niarelian pi UK building. The sap is drawn on a level any mom pretend to name the place of meeting, To \those who are acquainted wit i,' «ith the chamber or third story and made, contetnpora-: »^n u can ne txwgiit or sold. The idea of| muc i, l eS s the number m patnei of those Mr, Smith, the Precepter, and with his *; m P tie o. ,nt0 a trough. It is carried with its avowal, to «-: personally, oc-J *husoperating u ; on the press cannot live in I , v | lo atten ded. It it said, however that admirable manner of teaching and con- , om thls b >\ tubes lo , ' a, S e cisterns \» \ \ \ \ all these particulars are susceptible of ducting a seminary of this kind, it is the second stor 3 ', and drawn from them pain, indeed, we lad ourselves obliged to I \ «-ay ue cue. .^ncu ny passion or prcjuu^e , Nevertheless, if Mr. Benton, unnecessary to say thing of his talents ' nto bo,lers in th , e Iower stor y- T,,e se direct the attention of our readers to some ! Much may be effected, we know, in regard.»\ °\ , ' ' ^'p iHr.ron, * * \S • boilers are two sheet iron pans similar c i i u , k «i „ \i~ ' to the nrrccs h v m riv mranixation within: Mr. U ckerson, Mr. Ivowan, or anv 0» ustitnncss in ttie station wnitn he j . Matures of i he scheme, by which the Ma-,'O\'*-press ny party organisation, nunin . . ,i .i i\ n,>.u fill* nf thp rinoilte. , n H -,rr, to those used for manufacturing sat, t;-.. .-;.w.i,lc. ..fa Verv few individu- the hrmts of a sing estate : we have seen ex- other of the respectable genth.nu. i who ••• •»»»• VI the docility and /m- °. i 'cipies oi a rerr rew inoivmu | _ s *- _, i H ••••••• BBBH •>>>• nine leet long and three wide contain- h. They are shal- the watery particles only has access to of course there is among the condacter. of the 'press;' or\ the j vindicate the Opposition from so 'gross a \ ambition and improvement laudable I j'^j.'l^J °' th^k'syrun it h dravZ body of the People, independently of reason; a calumny as, if false, this would be. in a high degree and such as are rarely , r* • ' . . ... Publick opinion turns up- — • - - = to be found in seminaries so young. I . . .,' . , , ' ' There are now about 60 student,, and I cd J° sa ^ r ^ n a cau i dron and P u ] in , to ciation of which, the Administration is, in the language of a highly respectable member of the party, to be \ put down, though it be i are as tho Angel- which stand on the right Land of th.i throne of CJod.\ We shall ciiaaraor to say nothing per- soaally ofiensive taany human being in oar) present exposition of this matter; but a fbouId be treacherous to the great national interest of which we are proud of being the advocate?—we should be faithless toourrca- liers, who look to us for the deve'opement of passing events—If we did not speak plainly virit we know; and disclose frankly what We believe, if this be offensive to the nre- i idiccr, or convictions of any of our reapers, tre shall regret it But, circumstanced as we arc, the ,oppression of truth, on such a rabject, is equivalent to tho expression of falsehood. If we were to withhold what we kaon an I believe, on a matter so vital to Ute great interests of our country as that we •ire about to open, our daily paper would be \ * lily lie to the community 7 . With these preliminary remarks, wc in- '*ite the attention of our readers to the vote, i i 'hi Senate of the I'nited Slates on Thurs- «aj last, f.jra Pi-inter to that body. The fr.casion was in itself an unimportant one. wholly unworthy of special notice, and to which we certainly should never have invi- ted the attention of our readers, but for the organization which it for the first time dis- closed, and for the principles openly avowed P that occasion by the Hon. Martin Van fi'iren, an eminent Senator from the state of Hen-York, who has earned the distinction of being brought into this bold relief, by pre- K-rjiing nimself on that day, as the spokes- •Jan of the party of which we shall take the freedom to consider him the bead and rep- rescutative, if he be not both its parent and Parana. Of that Senator, we should be N\: last to speak with personal disrespect. ^ilh talents enough to be a great man, be has the manners of a gentleman, and an en- viable private character. It is only of his political principles, his notions of party dis- cipline, and the manner in which be has Prought them both to bear upon the present •tate of publick affairs, that we mean to Speak. On the occasion to which wc have already deferred, Mr. Van Buren made the following and conviction on and resists every attempt to dragoon it It resents every attempt, by an organized parly, to bend the press by bribery to its selfish purposes. Of the first of these opera- I lions, we have seen an example in the case w$* The Press.- -The project for tram 'judging from the past of what may be,\^ 8 J l ° dra,n ' Specimens of the. = hereafter expected, this institution must; dra,ned su S ar was shown me, almost as ilonrish to an extent nut before anticipa-! wh ! te as ,oaf su g ar - Four •*• **« of the old sedition law: of the other, we shall see it again whenever Mr. Van Buren' .• • . j •. • • • i u,^^,u in L nn.oi i„ • .- ; anticipated it would, with a strong op- succecus in nis notable proiecl ot improving] • •' r ., •.,..' the condition of the area \throughout the;P OSItlon from lhe whole kingdom—an country,\ by means of the publick printing, | u 'tra party, although insignificant as to whether it be bestowed as a boon for obse-; numbers, and not very elevated as lo quiousness, or taken away as a punishment'character, only excepted. This party for•mdopendence and integrity of conduct. | consists of three classes of people, meling the niess in France meets as we l \ d and P rovc the n,cans of extensive! makc «7 lons of su g ar '\ a S^d sea- meting piess trance, meets,asut Jutu . v useIlllncss in this paj:t of thcCoun . son, and as easy as they could make try. A Iter a vacancy of one week the j hal ' a ton • the con,nion w ay. third quarter will commence on the 9th! There are P ,aces a11 over the C0UB of April next.— Frcdonia Gazette. The - niun\? 0 \' ° f IS I Va \- 1 ? ,, l r ? namely, the dependants and parasites would not have been considered entitled to - • •\ - * Cure for Drunkenness. —Having re- ceived several letters from a distance, ^^^^^^—^^^^^^— nf the court HIP nr..n,t Mcrnttpri nnrl inquiring whether any confidence is t o the consequence we have given to them in, oft ^^ be placed in the remedy of intemper- these lew remarks, but for the vote by which stupid nouimy ol the old school—and r >> m , po r it , Q they have been followed up and sustained J the clergy, who are quite as proud and ance Proposed by Dr. Chambers, we which exhibited an organized strength of: bigotted as the nobles, and not ahrarn have taken some pains to ascertain the two and twenty votes in favour of a measure more intelligent. These as a matter of P ro P er answer. i • i I • •\•••••• , • which, we say without reserve or hesitation course> ac t in unison with the cabinet on we do not believe the reason of a single indi- vidual of the whole number approved. IS'ot desiring to be thought to speak disrespect- fully of any of these gentlemen, we must ex- plain that we confine our application of the word \ reason\ to the merits of the thing ac- tually to be disposed of, viz. the printing of the Senate. In a political or party sense, it is true, wc can conceive how somes gentle- men should think it very reasonable to give all political questions; and in a case like the present, are animated (besides the governing principle of subservien- cy) by all the zeal which interest and feeling combine to inspire. It is truly lamentable, in an age like the present, peculiarly characterized, in a compar- A woman between fifty and sixty years of age was brought to our office, who stated that she had been addicted to the vice of intemperance for 23 years ; but after making use of the med- icine four times, she lost a desire for in- toxicating liquors and her appetite for food returned. There was a gratitude try where the business might be carri- ed on with equal facility ; and had the owners the entirprise of Mr. Adams, the proprietor of this establishment, our ci- ties might be supplied with this neces- sary article of a quality superiour to that imported from the West Indies. S.N. Westfield, (Mas.) March 14. With pleasure we publish the follow- ing anecdote. While preparations were making a few days since at one of the publick houses for the disposal of a piece of property under the ham- mer Ibr the payment of a small tax, a stranger stepped out of the stage which ison with the past, bv the diffusion of •iivn >III\'UIU aaaaawam »»• * a> • j i lytiounuuiv . *^» e^ • » * ill i £• consequence, by thcii-votes, toaprinteslab- knowledge and supremacy ol reason, lished here to rail at the Administration,'that a systematick wai should be era-. right or wrong, and which must be admitted J ged against the verv medium by which ; the medicine effectual, retttrnded alter to have been true to its vocation. But even these happy ends have been accoin- month, and in addition to ttie usual he, in that sense, it was lamentable to see such | .,|j s |, e( j an( \ hy which alone tlmy can presented the Doctor with a set of silver be peipetuated; though it can hardly ' • spoons. This shows how much he val- be otherwise, so long as the tew are not, u^d the remedy. only separated from the mass, but actu-! A woman whose husband was in hab- ally prosper by their ignorance and J its of inteinperance, and when jntoxica- degradation. We are anxious to learn the result, in her fetures, which showed how much | drove \P * ll,at ^f 1 ' aod . hiring At valued the remedy. j 'V of *° f s l0 ' d b - v , lhe w,fe ofth9 .,.,\.. , ,. , i delinquent, (who through his intemper- A s.iver-snmh in tin* city, who found | af< , j^ [^ . T^ ceased to pm . men as old friend Dickerson, the incorrup- tible Macon and Smith, of South Carolina, Benton, of capacious mind, and Chandler, of blunt honesty, not to speak of others, ran- ging themselves under the standard of a new cabalistical party orgamzatidn, the first ob- ject of which, wh.en brought to a head, was to \ improve the condition of the press\ by proscribing the National Intelligencer, and identifying the Senate of the United States with the Telegraph ! The intention might have been disclaimed, had not the vote been preceded by the observations of Mr. Van Buren. They gave to that vote its true character, and to Mr. Van Buren's remark 'emarks, which were carefully noted down I its right interpretation. The force of party Pyn> Reporter, and will not be denied or! could no further go. Ancient connexions, retrar i.. t \ recent ananaafhpa, penjenal attachment*, ^•tructtd vide for his family,) whispered in the ear of the officer, and on learning the relation of the poor woman io be true, generously slipped the amount of the tax into the officer's hands, with a di- rect refusal to give him his name- Such acts of benevolence need no com- ted was very violent, procured some of | ment j they carry their reward with the medicine, and committed it to a |], e m. The gratitude of the poor wo- placed as the ultras and tin* people are,I neighbour where he was accustomed to nlari „ as expressed in a flood of tears in exact and wami opposition ; yet, we 1 cull for drink. He took a few draughts ;i)tcr t | ie departure of the generous confess that we have but little doubt of it a t different times and lost the relish stranger. that the cabinet will on litis occasion for intoxicating liqaots adhere to its accustomed blind, selfish few days his wife said to And after a 1 him, shall 1 polity, that on doing just as they please, get you a little brandy ? \No m v dear. and silencing animadversion by penal i he replied, \ I'm not diy. I don t know |CI I una I As to the Chambers, there is what is the matter with PC lately ; but ?itt{p rejjantp fo be placed qii them ;| I've no desire for it\ AFFAIRS IN I R ANCE, From the New-York Statesman. Tke/oHowing extract of n private letter from the senior editor of thia nnynrr, datid Paris, Jan. 15th, 182^

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