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Thuse onest gentle nen, we have no doubt, Poindexter, with the intention of enabling the hail another motive beside that of paying the Globe, and other purchased presses, to charge quid pro quo. They attempted to degrade Mr. that there had been a coalition between the Van Buren, to prevent him from reaching the friends of Mr. Calhoun and Mr Clay on this substation, and having reason to believe that they ject. We say again, that we know that neither will fail in that, they seek now to disgrace the of those who are denominated in the Globe as station itself. What contempt must the highly Calhoun Senators voted for Mr. Poindexter, gifted Senator of Virginia feel for a party iha and it follows, of course, that he was voted for could put such a being as George Poindester by two of the partisans of Mr. Van Buren.in competition with him for the Presidency of we know that he is the last man in the Senate the Senate!
whom they desired to clect Why, then, did We must do Mr. Hayne and Mr. Moore the they vote for him? Was it not for the express justice to say, that we believe they did not give purpose of giving a color to the false charge countenance to Mr. Moindexter. And by this which they then intended should be made in the circumstance alone was the Senate saved from Globe. this new sacrifice of its dignity, which Messrs. But since we are upon the subject, we will Clay and Calhoun were ready ro make." say that the section of Mr. Tazewell is a decid.
Upon this article we have a few words to say. Jed declaration on the part of the Senate, that Our readers know that the conductors of the Mr. Van Buren can never be elected to preside Globe care but little for the facts, they rely up. over that body by a vote of theirs. It is underon the comment, and practise upon the pre-stood to be a decided and Jeliberate declaration : samption that their readers are 100 ignorant to on that point, and puts the seal on Mr. Van Bae delect the gross inconsistencies and contradic. ren’s chiances. He cannot be elected by the tions in to which they are forced by their disre. people, and he will not be elected by the segard of truth.
As in the case before us they charge a coalition between the friends of the Mr. Calhoun and Mr.
GEORGIA AND THE TARIFF. Clay to elect Mr. Poindexter President pro tem.
PROM THE GBORGIA JOURNAL. of the Senate, and affirm that the friends of Mr. If the alternatire was now before us, of Calhoun did not redeem their pledge!! Union with a protective tariff, or a separation
It is fulse " that Mr. Calhoun, before he left without it, we would not hesitate one moment. the Senate, frequently called Mr. P: tu the chair, If a variff of bounties be strapped to our backs. by the way of reconciling the body to his appear- and fastened on our posterity as on inseparable ance in that position.". Mr. King of Alabama, concomitant of a United Government, we would Mr, foot of Connecticut, and other Senators, secede to-morrow. For it would present the were indiscriminately called to the chair, and case described by Mr. Jefferson, in which "he Mr. Foot, perhaps, oftener than any other. evils of the Union would overweigh those of
It is, we believe, true, that the opposition separation." The south, we trust, will never ultimately voted for Mr. Poindexter. But what give it up. They will not permit aspiring nien ground for a charge of coalition is there in this to barter and set over the rights 'of labor and Mr. P. bad the indep ndence and virtue to the freedo:n of trade as mike-weights in the discharge his duty faithfully and fearlessly on projects of their own ambition.' several important occasions, and has, on that ac. We would call the att ntion of the frieds of count, received the most bitter denunciation of the tariff north of the Potomac, to the extract the Globe and other kindred prints. The op
above. It is from the Georgia Journal, a leadposition, for the same reason that they voted, ing paper in that State, and is supposed to con. for Mr. Tazewell last year, having no candidate vey, on the suuje.:t of the tariff, the sentiments of their own, close to rally on Mr. Poindexter, of the party at pres:nt in the minority. It is no and, no doubt, would have been much gratified Calhoun nullifying paper, as the Executive ora if he had been elected. There are, in fact, gan takes such pleasure in calling the Free three parties in the Senate-tae Jackson Van Trade and State Rights journils of the south. Buren party, the opposition proper, and the in It is a real Van Buren print, and yet it is comdependent Senators. Gen. Smith was the can- pelled by the sentiments of the people to such didate of the Van Buren parly, the opposition denunciations of the tariff as those contained rallied upon Mr. Poindexter, and the indepen. above. We know that the editor speaks the dent Senators voted for Mr. Tazewell, and sentiments of the people of Georgia upon this voted for hiin to the last. This fict we know point, and it is high time that our fellow citia to be true, and puts to rest the falsehood of the zers, who a.e advocates of the tariff, should be. Globe.
gin seriously to reflect upon the consequences But it seems that Mr. Poindextér received 22 of the course they have been pursuing. The votes, when the entire' opposition vote is but ubject of the nullifyers is to prevent a separa20. How did this happen. We know that nei. lion of the States, if the friends of the tariff obther of those who are designated by the Globe stinately persist in their oppressive and unconas the Calhoun Senators, voted for Mr. Poin-stitutional measures. In despite of all the dexter, low then did he receive 22 votes? abuse that has been heaped upon them by the We have beard it explained, by supposing open enemies and pretended friends of State that as the vote was by ballot, two of the Rights and Free Trade, they will do all they partisans of Mr. Van Buren voted for Mr.'can, in consistence; with the preseryation of
ing interest was well known to the most of them. those in power, and of the flummery an rigHe has, at present, invested more than $20,000 marole which is attempted to be imposed upon in sheep, and farms devoted, and which he ihe people. . We confess we were not a little meant to devote, to that busin ss."
surprised at what we supposed was the indisIf this be not to be interested, we should like cretion of the editor if the Republican in venfor the Argus to tell us how many more thou-turing such a trial of how far he could extend sand dollars Br. Van Buren would have to "in. so bare faced an imposition. He must, bow. vest” in sheep, before he would become “10. ever, be permittel to know better than we do terested."
the calibre of the minds of his readers, and The Argus, however, gels out of all these may therefore well be confident where others contradictions, inconsistencies, and matters of would despair. Did he reflect what a complifact, in a very easy and summary mode. He ment he was paying to his readers? tells us with all due gravity and solemni:y that When we first read that portion of the artiMr. Van Buren is neither for nor against the cle which we have published above, we were tariff*!”. This we confess does pose us! "Nei- not a little amused ivith it. ther for nor against the tariff”. Who will now Not observing that it was from one of the more pretend to deny that Mr. Van Buren is not a gans” we thought it was a grave quiz of one of
magician,” and not a little" one either, for it the Globe's sase and bitter factions” upon á requires no snall portion of " magical art to judicious tariff." We thoright the quiz a vebring the mind to such a perfect equilibrium. 'y good one, and it never entered into our dull It can only be equalled by Mahomet's coffin, imaginations that it was all in sober carnestsuspended, as we are told, between two mag- ness. But when we read a little farther, wę nets. What, we would ask the Argus, are the began to suspect that we were mistaken, and magnet; which keeps Mr. Van Buren's mind in we soon found that it was a grave essay of the such a state of equilibrium? We will answer Baltimore Republican. for him: Voies! votes!! and according as they We cannot agree that the term American are likely to change, so will Mr. Van Buren vi. System is "indefinite." -. It is too well defined. brate between tariff and anti-tariff. What an It means robbery of the south by manufactures honorable situation for a man aspiring to the at the north, ind internal improvement at the Vice Presidency of the United States.
As to the “definiteness" of the term
"judicious tariff,' we think it by no means so "A JUDICIOUS TARIFF:»
clear, although we are gravely told that it con" The opponents of the present administra- tains a “clear and definite idea.” As if dis. tion have always opposeu the President's use of trustful, however, of this idea not being quite the term of a judicious tariff, and insisted upon clear and definite,” he proceeds to render it the proprieiy, of that of the American system, 80. which has been adopted by Mr. Clay: We Now, let us see what it means. It wacans, it have been utterly at a loss to comprehend the is said, "such a tariff as is called for by the cir. cause of their attachment to the use of the one cumstances of the country.” And what is • term, or their violent objection to that of the such a lariff' as," &c. &c. Why, forsooth, other. American sỳstem appears to use a ve- we are again told that it is a “tariff' thai will af. ry indefinite term, and one to which it is im- ford a proper degree of protection," &e., and possible to attach ang precise me ning: We when we again ask what is the tariff which will know it has been made to mean different afford a proper degree of protection to the things at different times and in different places; manufactures, &c., we are met with this very and it certainly may be made to mean any definite" explanation that it is "sa tariff which thing or nothing, according to the wishes or will harmonise the different sections.". We views of those by whom it may be used. On go on and ask what is a tariff which will har. the contrary, a judicious tariff conveys to the monise the d.fferent sections," and we are met mind a clear and definite idea. It can mean with the luminous answer that a "judicious ta. nothing more nor less than such a tariff' as is riff” wil do this. That a “ judicious tariff"
called for by the circumstances of the country, is a sejudicious tariff!!!”. Add the editor of the (a tariff which will afford a proper degree of pro Baltimore Republican writes a long article to tection to the manufacturers of the country, satisfy his pations of this bitherto to them unwithout being oppressive or burdensome to the known fact. Not content, however, with gi.. other great and important interests~ tarifting ihem this very valuable information, he which will liave a tendency to remove Il dis. proceeds on and tells then, that we could cord and dissention, and harm nise the differ- not imagine that any one would desire a: inju. ent sections and the different interest; to be dicious Tariff!" He misi certainly possess a effected by it. We could not imagine that very bright imagination wiio could imagine any ong would desire an injud.civus Fil; and, such a thing, and we really know no one more therefore, we could not conceive why any one likely to imagine” such a thing, than he who should object to the use of a tern so very pro imagined that the words judicious tariff conper infitse if and to which there was no i ason veyed a distinct and definierten, to feel any objeciion.”-Bill Rep
We shoul.] not, perhaps, have taken notice We publish the above as an example both of this article, had 1101 some parts of it, in conof the degredation to whici a p.tan writer, juicion with other circumstances, lielped to devoid of principle, candescend to facer conjoin suspicions we have long entertained, of