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k. it. fruits. That Society it wedded to
Liberty party; the papers which it Interests
Itself to -sustain, areLiberty party papers and
from what we can learn of Hs general action,
'we think it will not complain of injustice
when we say j.t baa striven to nuuu up i-io-
rty party. If then It-is In lactthe uuuana
t ;i.tiit i-.rtv 'Association'." we si "?ld be
glad to have it assume its real and appropri
ate name. It will be seen by reference to
the minutes, that S. S. Foster offered a series
f resolutions; the first, asserting the moral
character of the anti-slavery enterprise, and
declaring tliat the Indiana Society could not
fcllow its influence and funds to be used by
iu official representatives to build up any re
ligious sect or political party, without a vio
lation Of the faith pledged to its members,
-and a departure from its appropriate sphere of
notion. The society voted u-ro uiy
. the table. Jl The other resolutions relat
ing to the Constitutional question, were under
'disunion when the meeting adjourned tine
die. Our readers can draw their own con
clusions from these facts.
tw .mhodiment of Liberty party princi
ples, James G. Birney, affirms that "The
American Churches am the Bulwarks of A
nerican Slavery," yet it does not appear from
4he minute- that any attack was made upon
..u. ti.,10,.,1,. or their defenders. Why was
4fti4l Ca the reason
be found in the fact
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that so many "' ; ; d
tors Ot pro-s.avc.jr -- -
. 1. .1 ..fiMil.l lead to
the introduction 01 mo suuj.. -
dissension! The best thing which the socie
ty did, was to take high ground in relation to
.the movements of the members of the London
Delegation, describing their conduct as
(remely temporizing and hypocritical,- and
their characters as "cringing and servile,"
declaring it could place no confidence in the
call of such men for a World's Convention.
We are glad the Indiana abolitionists uttered
the just and indignant rebuke which these
pseudo abolitionists so richly merit. We re
joice, that even at the price of that union and
: harmony which the editor of.the Advocate so
.1.. i... that when their own rights
were attacked, they welcomed discord and dis-
tension; and as much as he deprecates its in-
traduction by others, he is among the first to
. n.k llt)on his fellow abolitionifats
when hit peculiar views are questioned, and
course condemned. Had he and his
eiven more attention to what they term
. 1 1 1
tney WOU1U UUVU
itlin eastern controversy
learned ere this that no faith can be pla
ced In the abolitionism of the British and
Foreign Anti-Slavery Society. It may be
-very good so far as it Boes, but it goes
such a little way, and moves in such aris
tocratic state, and acts with such sectari
an dignity, that we think it best to have noui
j. ...:,, it Thpv sent a very fail
.jnir w uv j
- " ld-our ieml3
.pec,, ... ,
il.. have learned that it cannoi bui.iu, ..-
no anti-slavery can, that loves tect better than
Aumanity. The Indiana abolitionists have
- ust begun to learn the lesson they should
iavo conned some five years since. They
Kon irroninir their way in blindness,
hutting their eyes to the truth, fearing that
if they opened them they should see an east
ern controversy." The putting off the time,
has not obviated the necessity of learning the
.lesson learning that that party here which
is in harmony with the British committee,
-whirr, annroves its action, and whose action
in turn is approved by the governing influ
ence of that body, is doing what it can
aavo the sects from the attacks which true
old organized anti-slavery makes upon them,
and is therefore unworthy the confidence
abolitionists that Liberty party instead
aiding in the overthrow of slavery, is protect
ant the mouster in his strong hold,
Church, and opposes those who would
strip from his loathsome form the stolen
of the court of Heaven that those
wish to destroy his power must storm
' bulwark behind which ho has entrenched
himself; and that, not by the weapons of
strength, but with that moral power
which is made mighty through God. We
: .that now havins commenced contention
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searching exam nation, the posuion oi
Bcaiuiiuiis v ....
ifessed abolitionists in America will be looked
j... ..,.11 that occupied by tneir nrem-
0M-.V, - - , -
.em in Entrland, and we trust they will
Jearn that the ranks of the slave s aovocu.
jnust become "first pure, men peacdU.c.
vW shall send a copy of this to the Editor
f the Advocate, so that by transferring it
his columns we may have the privilege
a little with his readerr.
WONDER WHO DID IT!
Tim Pa. Freeman remarks that at the
I ondon Grove Quarterly Meeting of Friends,
ihere was "a succession of discourses abound-
ins with anti-slavery truth far more strongly
,,, ,nJ rebuke far more severely adminis-
tered than on tins former occasion;" referring
to the time when the home thrusts of S.
Foster stirred up a Quaker mob.
Who can it be in Eastern Pa. that is
terribly severe as to out-Foster, Fostei!
JOHN B. WOLFF.
The letter irom the Western Advocate"
on our f,r9t page is a compound of ridiculous
nonsense, base misrepresentation, and shal-
iow blackguardism, and was written by a
Methodist priest, Wolff by name, and we
had almost ga;u by natllrc. but nature does
not make such things as clericals, that is done
by the laying on of human hands, and is a
device of those who sought out many inven
tions in order to bring the people under sec
John B. Wolff declares that Miss Kelly has
' attached herself tothe fraternity of infidels."
If the fellow did not know when ho penned
the charge, that it was a Ho, he was never
theless guilty, for he wrote it in order to prej
udice the people. lie had ample opportuni
ty of knowing what her sentiments were, hav
ing dined with her at the house of a brother
Methodist, on the day of the meeting referred
to. But he kept entirely quiet, asking her
no questions, and avoiding all conversation.
In the afternoon he went to the meeting as he
says, and there undertook to catechise her as
to her religious faith. If he had asked her
what she thought of Mesmerism, or insisted
upon knowing her views in regard to a man
marrying his deceased wife's sister, ho would
have man.f sted as much sense of propriety,
and relevancy to the subject, as he did in the
question proposed. Our friend refused to re-
p,y, and explained her reasons for so doing-
saying that in an anti-slavery meeting she
would confine herself to the consideration of
slavery, but in a meeting called for the pur
pose of examining the Bible question, she
would talk upon that subject; or if he chose
to converse with her in private about it, she
would meet him. Was not the answer fair
and honorable! Was not the proposition
such as would satisfy any reasonable man!
It did not however suit his purpose to accede
to it, and so he sounds the note of alarm as
though an enemy were upon the town.
There is another charge which the Rev,
Mr. Wolff makes against our friend, a charge
of grave and serious import. He speaks as
though he could prove this accusation, if the
proof is demanled. The charge is direc
and unequivocal; there is nothing faltering in
the tone of Mr. Wolff but he speaks boldly,
as though he had nerved himself to the conhit
test, counted the cost of the warfare, and in
tends scribed upon his banner "Victory or Death!"
I W. l..aa. a4 1. mint le.lihm fnh.nmi nnn.
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sulfations he has had, how many cooks he
has subpensd, or how many waiters examin
ed; but we presume that his researches in all
these departments have been great and min
ute; that he has invoked chemistry to his aid,
and in his analysis applied tests of the most
searching character. The result of his inves
tiTation is hear it, ye Dairymaids! give ear,
ye Butchers ! be astonished, ye
, She eats no flesh, no butter, no sp.ee.
The Rev. gentleman seems to be as much
horrified with this discovery, as though he
had found a full grown cannibal from New
Zealand. We will not attempt to justify the
conduct of our friend in this respect. We
know that even great minds are sometimes
suhicct to ahtrration. Paul at one time de
clared that if eating meat made his brother
a- . 1 . 11 . mn.l 11-li i 1 . ttiA
. . i -.in.-. - .1 p.. Il.n
world siooa. mm ) ...- ...... -w....
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tion the people against Pauls infidel doc-
trinn.nn.l nlso to testify acrainst the heathenish
practices of those who lived in the earliest
P . . .,..!
arrAI nF tin, world. There was old father
Adam, and e jod mother Eve who never dream
ed of killing hogs, or making butter. Only
think of a dinner of roasted turkey, buttered
parsnips, and spiced mince pies in Eden!
We all of us know the rorce or example,
Ahl.v Kellev has the example of these,
md other worthies before her, is it strange
mu uuiri , . .
hat she should fall into the same errors which
they did, and oat
" No Flesh ! No Butter MNOSPICE!!!
" Be to her faults a little blind,
Be to her errors very kind."
We understand that this philosopher
inventor of fables, Mr. Wolff, designs
I ... .
ju- j sninf. a Temperance paper somewhere
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lllig Stale. lf lhe aforesaid letter is a
i f,f his morality and honesty, we
soon j.iin t,, g0 to tho grog shop to take lessons
The last sentence of his epistle is so
riblc. so full of black malignity that we
i it. ":bj. ... .
nOl nOW lO reiMV. no .um.ua ua u.
emous serpent, which baffled at every attempt
to destroy his adversary, collects himsalf
a final assault His glaring eyes filled
last ne are fastened upon the mark, his poison-
oua ( are swollen with passion, and
I form distended with malice, and thus
I makes one desperate leap and laslens
his victim. But like the viper which
1 powerless to injure the Apostle of olden
S. g0 wjh the severest thrusts of this
serpent, be powerless to injure tlie advocates
so of Truth.
It will bo remembered by our readers, that
the Grand Jury of Washington Co., found
Bills of Indictment against the Virginia kid
nappers, and that the Executive of this
State demanded their surrender for trial
The Governor of Virginia refutet to grant a
warrant for their arrest; and demandsof Gov
ernor Baiiley that Bnrdon Stanton, Titus
Shotwell, and Joseph Romaine, who were in
dicted by the Grand Jury of Wood Co., for
being engaged in aiding the escape of liar-
wood's slaves, shall be delivered up as fugi
ires from justice! We have not yet heard
the result of this application.
The trial of Garner, Lorain, and Thomas
who have been confined In Parkersburg jail
ever since their arrest, was lo commence on
the 17th inst.
Through the kindness of Lewis Tappanof
New York, we hsve received "A Condensed
Bible Argument by a Virginian." It ap
pears to be a work of much research, charac
terized by fair and candid argument, and is
considered by those who have given it, a crit
ical examination a successful refutation of
the idea that the Bible sanctions chatteliam
It is a pamphlet of 91 octavo pages, sells for
'25 cents a copy, and bids fair to have an ex
We published a few weeks since, a Pro
test against Slavery, by the Unitarians.
Since that was issued, the U 111 versalists have
been making a somewhat similar anti-slavery
demonstration, as will appear by the follow
ing resolution which was adopted at "The
United States Convention of liniversalists,"
held in Boston, Sept., 21th. We await with
much interest the appearance of the contem
Resolved. That a committee of five be ap.
pointed to prepare a solemn, earnest and
plain Protest against American Slavery, and
when prepared, to present it to every Univer
salis! clerirvman in the United States for his
sin-nature, respectfully requesting thoso who
are not willing to sign it, to give a rcasont'or
refusing; and when it has been fully circula
ted, and they have waited a reasonable time
for answers, they shall publish the Protest
and signatures with the reasons ollered by
those who do not sign it.
THANKFUL FOR SMALL FAVORS.
The Emancipator proclaims that the Lib
erty party in Pa. did nobly at the recent elec'
tion, for while the votes of the other parties
fell off, one 29, the other 45 per cent., the
Liberty party lost only 9 per cent. This
think, is quite a retrograde for the
whose members used to boast of increase
the rule of Geometrical progression. Well
may they exclaim "Things ain't now as they
used to was: we can't do now as we used
Among the books advertised on our fourth
page will be found " The Disunionist,"
Wendell Phillips, which has just been receiv
ed, and is now for sale at G cents a copy.
The various objections to the non-voting doc
trine are answered in this work.
From the Aurora.
The Bunle accuses me with being tricky
hm-ausa I used the vote received by Mr. Bir
, . ... ,,- it
the late election also, bacause 1 rclerred
tl)e highest vote the present year lor the
end. If it is tricky or discreditable to
facts I meaa gun y. . . juh .
ant nn for that print to use the data It did,
fur me to use the one 1 did. When i need
theii standard to go by I will lot them know,
I presumed in the Aurora of the 25th
which has given that print such great offence,
to sav without leave from it, that it enjoyed
the liberty ot the press unuer me vonsiuu-
tion. The editors uuny uus siaicmeni,
siuimy inemseiven uy u,c,
joy it by the Constitution of Ohio. Suppose,
me nt ee, it were so, does not
U. States Constitution guarantee to our
this liberty in Us Constitution! If not,
bright discovery is made by these editors
al, because it goes for the liberty of the
Who believes such statements.' this
wherein I concieve they stultify themselves.
But the U. States Constitution does
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in uie iioeny oi Vvw ..- ..-.
I it "rnnrfTfiss shall matte no
Iging the freedom of speech or of
awfully out of countenance. Where
that mucn misrepreseiiKJu .uairumeu. any
spec- th;' j
f it-(.umnMneiriia thm ixninst
I prCSS. U11J WVU. Va. WW fc,
in the liberty of the press they must screw
hor- I ny thing half as strong in favor of slavery
know it does in behalf of thehberty of the
1 Yet it is a pro-slavery instrument: uui
.o..- ... ... -. , .,: fm.r.
tlat fnstrument in art, 9 of the amendments,
for I Bay, "The enumeration of certain rights,
not be construed to deny or disparage
ers retained bv the people." Now it the
article of the amendments is not sufficient
secure the Bugle's liberty, this alter
in addition to the Ohio Constitution
help but do it. This is certainly a plain
That portion of rights which
not enumerated in tho Constitution shall
be abated by construction. What can
plainer than this! And yet for further
in tiiis liberty, art. 10 comes in
clinches the whole matter by saying.
powers not delegated to tho llnitod States
the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the
states (where does it prohibit Ohio from se
curing the liberty of the press!) are reserved
to the States respectively, or to the pcope.(2.)
(I.) We expected the Aurora would treat
us with fairness, and are disappointed to find
it otherwise. In a former article we gave the
average Liberty party vote in Columbiana at
the recent election, and compared it with
the average vote of last fall. The Aurora, to
prove that we mis-represented, compared the
highett rote on tlie ticket, with the vote for
Birney last year. When he gives the average
ote, and proves by that we mis-reorci-cnted
(and that was the only one our facts referred
,) it will be time enough for us to plead
nil ty to the charge of meanness.
(2.) The Editor got into 'a fix on a former
occasion by saying that tfce United States
onstitution guaranteed the freedom of
the press. We proved that it did not
And now, in order to maintain his position,
ho gives his readers a precious sample of
special pleading. His argument is this.
The Constitution of Ohio guarantees the free-
om of the press, and tlie United Slates Con-
titution guarantees the Constitution of Ohio;
therefore the L nited States Constitution guar
antees the freedom of the press. Excellent
logic! Let us see how it will answer for an
other application. The laws of Kentucky
guarantee the system of slavery, and the Uni
ted States Constitution guarantees the laws
of Kentucky; therefore the United States
Constitution guarantees the system of Sta
very. Why! it is a pro-slavery document
I he latter part of the Aurora's article would
be very much in point (except such portions
01 it as are too metaphysical to be understood.
had we been speaking of the right of the peo
j. . .
pie 01 uiuo to protect the freedom of the press,
but it has no more to do with the question
whether the United States Constitution guar
antees the freedom of the press, or only de
clares that Longress shall make no laws abridg
ing that freedom, than it has with the manu
facture of steam engines.
M. H. URQUHART.
Former Editor of the "Liberty Advocate,'"
will lecture this evening at G o'clock, in the
2nd Baptist meeting house.
Philadelphia, on the 7th inst., SYD
NEY HOWARD GAY, Editor of the Na
tional Anti-Slavery Standard, New York,
ELIZABETH J. NEALL, daughter
uamei rteau, 01 riiuadelphia.
LATER FROM TEXAS.
The New Orleans editors have received
Ualveston-da.es ol the 1st inst. We copy
the following from the Picayune, of the 4th
The Civilian says that the three hundred
dragoons to be stationed at Austin, under Ma
jor Fauntleroy, have doubtless reached their
destination. They crossed the Brasos
Nashville on the 2d of October.
The returns are not yet all in of the vote
upon the adoption of the Constitution of Tex
as, hut there has been no serious opposition
heard of from any quarter. In Lagrange pre
cinct the vote upon annexation was two hun
dred and fifty one in favor of it, and only
two anainst it.
Generals Rusk, Lamar, and Houston
the most prominent candidates named to rep
resent the new State in the Senate of tho
another column the lute proceedings of the
liuois annual conference. The conference
will be seen, rebels affainst the division
the church by the recent convention m
city, and means to nullity. If an attemp
made to carry out the resolutions of the 1
nnia rnnforeni-fl. we shall see s L'htS.
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The Louisville Journal, in speaking of
doings oi the Illinois Conference, makes
' Tlie Methodist Troubles. e publish
tarnnrr and leathering ot the ministers
God by their brethren in tho Lord will
tear, bo a common occurrence.
Slavery in Oregon. P. H. Burnett,
a citizen of Oregon, in a letter in a late num
ber of the Platte (Mo.) Argus, says:
' The Legislature have passed an act
clarintr that slavery shall not exist in Oregon;
and the owners of slaves who shall bring
them here are allowed two years to take
out of the country, and, in default, the slaves
to be free. The act also prohibits free
groes or mulattoes from settling or remaining
in the country, and requires them to leave
two years, a..d in default, to be bound out
the lowest bidder, who will hind himself
remove them from the country tor the short-
est term of service, and within six months
after the expiration thereof. The object is
! keep clear of this most Uoublosome class
ffr-The Teleeraph between thisuy
Lockport was put in operation yesterday
ternoon, and various messages iiHercuungcu
between the two places, anions others,
firming the report of the election of the
Whig ticket. This morning our Lockport
friends were in receipt of tho fortiim
immediately after its reception here.
interruption occurring in the working of
machine, which a little use will set right
Mr. O. P. Carter has charge of the
here, snd 0. S. Wood at Lockport
Sewino Machi!C A most ingenious
piece ot mechanism !K2 laieiy Deen maae
known to the publio in France, the inventor
ot which has been engaged dunny the last
15 vara in bringing it to its present state of
perfection. It is a sowing machine', plain la
is derails, ana caicuiaiea id revolt.
completely the art ot sewini?. it will per
form two hundred stitches to 'the minute tfn-
large and contract the stitches by a simple turn
of the screw lead the needle along all tlitf
sinuosities and irregularities of the stuff to be
sowed, without the least danger of fear, what
ever may be the texture of this stuff, and do
every part of the sewing or a cost, button holts
excepted, The inventor is a Mr. B. Thinioun
ier, a tailor at Amplcpiuis, jn France, t'lev.
The Great Fire The Pittsl.uw Jour
nal says; "It is nearly seven raontlui since
the occurrence of the rrreat calnu.it u-hinli
made ruin of one third of this city. The vast
burnt district is nearly covered with new and
handsome structures, and yet the ire is not
wnony extinguished. esterday 011 atten
tion was called to burning embers in a vault
on Third-st, directly opposite our office, per
haps the last remnant of thcmemonilekjd-
H 01 nie iinn 01 April.
Tm Quaker Indian Philip E. Thomas
of Baltimore, a member of the Society
of Friends, has been adopted into the Sewec
nation by the name of Sagouan, (BepevoUuat
Giver or I'o intiful.)
Miss Dix,the eminent philanthropist, who
has devoted so much of her time to prisqa
melioration, is now at Pittsburgh, P., whr
she has been doing much good.
ftJ-The Chocta v Indians are ahout ito
make application fo the admission into the
Umon of a State to be occupied solely br
them, as soon as the population shaM author
ize it. A petition will be presented by ,their
delegate, Ma;. PAtcblyn, Uhs winter.
Great Railway Scheme A project hae
been started in Canada for the construction of
a railroad between Halifax and Quebec
Tho extent of the contemplated road is rix
hundred miles. The estimated rnut vriv.
from 3,500,000 to 500,000 sterling, or.
u ruunu numDcrs,iromrenit7ianotfen-ty-twt
millions of dollars.
lady who has formerly resided in New Rich-
moim, uu 10, since early childhood, has just
in England has deceased and left her j40r
000, about one hundred and ninety-five thou-
" uus siiueo lor England 10
take possession, having left lief 'heart in
charge of a young clerk in Cincinnati.
Ma. Birney. We are happy to leaimt.11
Mr. Birnev's health frenerallv- in .mnrh ?in
proved, nnd that the paralytic affection of
speech by which ho has been somewhat srf.
lectcd since his illness, is disappearing, and
doubtless will be entirely removed by return
ing strength and vigor. Signal if Liberty.
Rev. C. T. Torrey A correspondent -of
the Hallowell (Me.) Standard who iaW.y
visited this individual in the Maryland lsni.
tentiary, states that his confinement is under
mining his health; his eyes are dim, his
voice is hoarse, and his spirits depressed; and
il is foared he cannot live out tlie period ( 5
years) for which he was sentenced.
We see it stated that a younw v. "n 'Cin
cinnati came near loosing his life m. other
day in an attempt made upon him by a hog.
, uu 1111:11111.111 nug ure peuing ueingerent.
If there should be a general insurrection among
mem, we nope me people oi mat city will not
hesitate, in their exigency, to call on Ken-
a I. 1 I IP 1 .. . .....
lucity iui uu nueuiui assistance. JLotisvillt
There is now erowinr. on the very ton of
Pantkerry Church steeple, in Wales, about
lony leet irom lite surface ot the earth, an ap
ple tree, with from seventy to eighty apples
Youno Kendam,. A Washrnnton corres
pondent of tlie Charleston News, says: "It
is feared that Elliott, who killed young Ken
dall, will become insane. I am told that he
rises from his bed in the nie.it, and paces his
cell in the greatest agony. His trial will
shortly come on.
The small pox is quite prevalent in the city
aud county of Philadelphia at present. It ia
II- I not, however, of a fatal (character, six deaths
it I occurring during the last week.
of Mr. v..Mm p -ri, .,
this , philanthropist is annouwed ! i the
be Lond p For many years sht was i
11- the habit of visiting weekly the Newgato
lhe - . , .. ?. . . ' . e w
r prison, reaamg me scriptures to tli
i the numer
ous conicts, and addressing them in such a
manner as to gain their confidence, love and
admiration, and lead many of them, it is be-
ueveti, 10 genuine repentance. In these vis
its of philanthropy she was sometimes accom
panied by distinguished personages, (on one
occasion the King of rrussia) desirous of wit-
I nessing the result of her unaffected eloquence,
Our own countryman, John Randolph, when
asKea wneinix ne was present at a pageant
of the royal family, replied, No, but ho had
ne- witnessed a much sublimer spectacle Afr.
try at Newgate prison,
in He has risen again. Over his second rea-
to urreclion, may the destroyer have no power,
to The following is fipom tho White Mountain
(7-John B. Gough and John II. W. W.
to Hawkins, have btwn Wtiirinirliarora Inr.ri .
tf semhlies at Lowell. Mr. Hawkins has re-
cently returned Irom the southern and W es-
ern states anu gives a very tavorable account
and of Temperance 10 those
RECEIPTS FOR "BUGLE," ENDING
Robert Johnson, Aew Burlington, Clinton
to., Ebenezer Purdon, Goshen, Clermont Co.
each 75 cents. John Mower, Elizabeth Ad
amson, Columbiana, Cel. Co., Samuel Woods,
tmrjuta, lot. .., r.dwnrd llambleton, Cal
cutta, Col. Co., Wm. Fisk, Centretille, each
$1,50. Joseph Wright, Salem, Cul. O,.,
$1,00. J. Ileberling, Georgetown, liar. Ce.