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SALEM O., FRIDAY. JANUARY 9, IS 10.
Published every Friday at
SALEM, Col.l'MRIANA Co., O.
JAMES KARNAliV, Jr., General Acnt.
SRNJAMIN S. JONES,
J. ELIZABETH HITCHCOCK, Emmi.
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From the Trumbull County Democrat.
Abbv Kelley Married. Ahhy Kelley
was married on the 2 1st inst. to S. S. Foster,
at the house of Milo Townsend, New Brigh
Well done, Abby ! This is as it should
he, and is rather more in character than to bu
roving over the country like a Bedlamite, at
tempting to overturn Uncle Sam's Govern
ment, and augurs a return, if not to "the wash
tub and chum," at least n tho cradle. We
aro very glad to find that Ahhy has tiken th
sidvice ws rrratuitaus'y olTeroJ her some time
since, on her first visit to Warren, viz: "To
make some henest man a good wife, ami qui
etly staying at home, t'.ko care of babies."
From Elisha Bates's Evangelical Union.
THE COMMUNITIST AND ANTI-SLAVERY
The CVmmunitist and Anli-Slave:y Bugle,
liuvo both honored the Editor cf the Evan
gelical Union with a iu'vc, sineu the sixth
i.uniber was issue1'.. The former however
has acted more lie-notably than the latter, in
sending us ht3 paper containing his strictures,
vhioh the Editors of tho Bugle have not done.
It is a rule with Editors, when an individual
is charged by name, wich any thing- improp
er, to send him a copy of the charge, if his
Address is known. This is no more than fair,
that the accused may have the opportunity of
being heard in his own defence.
Hut the Bugle, containing a tirade tf a
buse, came into my hands by accident.
Hut this is not tho only difference between
tho two cases. The Communitist to which
I allude, is comparatively mild in its language,
uvoiding vulgar abuse, and it professes to ho
entirely opposed to controversy.
We have however a few things to say of
both these antagonist.'.
Tiik Asti-Si.avery Bfni.E, gives the Re
port of a .Sermon w hich I preached at Spriug
lioro, on the ..'5th of September. This report,
t.ken by Samuel Brooke, occupies threo col
umns in tho Bugle. The whole report could
he read at a moderate rate of speaking in about
fifteen ininuhs while the discourse in (pies
ton occupied four or five times as long !
This simple fact will give somo idea of the
justice with which tho report was taken.
j)ut the unfairness dors not consist merely in
leaving out what ivas fiid but things aro in
sorted which were no! said. But the reporter
and publisher of this piece of garbling and
misrepresentation, would claim to themselves
tho character of honc-ly and benevolence.
The Editorial Reviow of this lieport says:
"The Iter. Elisha Bates, formerly an Ortho
dox Quaker preacher, but now a Methodist
Episcopal priest, is a fair representation of
the lvintr priesthood of the land, llinisoli a
practical infidel of the worst kind, a contemn.
ir of Cod's law, and with lying lips teaching
the most abominable doctrines to the communi
ty, he Ins the impudence to charge us with tho
things of which he himself is auiltv." It
rhartrea thu Methodist Episcopal Church with
lining worst than the leaders of the Trench
Involution. And it asks: "Cannot the
priests of this land tako warning by that blood
stained history V alluding to the Trench
But I will not extend these quotations,
The case is simply this. In the discourse
which I delivered on the 25th of September,
I showed the progress of Infidelity, from its
mildest forms of Deism, to its most ultra de
velopement at the present limp. And in do
ing this I quoted from the published opinions
of Robert Owon, John A. Collins, and oth
ers, who have advanced principles subversive
of the whole existing order of society. Of
these tho previous numbers of the Evangeli
cal Union have given a variety of examples,
and others will bo added hereafter.
And in taking a rapid, but comprehensive
view of the wholo ground, I noticed the let
ter which W. L. Ciarrisou published in tho
Liberator of Oct., 18, 1811, relating to the
return of Hob. Owen to this country. I also
noticed the avowed purposes of the American
Anti-Slavery Society, in the dissolution
the Union and the overthrow of the Christian
Churches. And it was my intention in do
ing this, to show that Mt purposes are effec
tually the first stages of the most sweeping
revolution that Infidelity has ever proposed.
The overthrow of the Church and dissolution
of the Union, must be effected before the right
of privite property can be abolished the ob
ligation ol marriage lio totally disregarded
government destroyed and our domestic ar
rangements entirely broken up. To destroy
the Church ami plungo the country into rev
olution and civil war, are the preliminaries to
all the horrors of the French Revolution, and
even worse, if worse bo possible.
l'lio Garrison party of Abolitionists, to use
the beautiful firurc of Dr. Bailey, are the
pioneers" in this contemplated Revolution.
They go before the ultra Infidels, and cut the
way for them tnroiijrh the masses of Society.
Their chief reliance for the destruction of the
Government and the overthrow of the Chris,
tian Churches, appears to be in drawing car
icatures of the Church and the Government,
and in making tho most offensive charges on
religious bodies and on individuals, without
regard to truth or decency. And it is said,
with what truth I cannot tell, for I have not
heard any of them, that some of tho female
travelling ogrnts, are pre-eminently qualified
f r this sort of work; while the chivalry of the
land is enlisted in their defence !
How far other abolitionists arc following in
the 'track' of Garrison and his parly, in the
abuse ot tho Churches, may he worth an oc
casional reflection. But 1 irivo to him and
his contemporary pioneers, tho credit of con
sistoney, so far as to have intended, in the
beginning of the present movements, to effect
the very same objects which they now open
ly avow: and to have adopted in effect, tho
very same means which they now employ,
however the tendency of those means might
not have been pc-ceiveu hv some.
The editors of the 'Bufjio' B. S. Jones and
J. Eli. ibcth Hitchcock, with a feminine del
ieacy peculiar to the party, say: " He asserts
that William Lloyd Garrison and those who
stand with him, aro teaching tho doctrines of
the trench Revolution, which drench, d tin-
rope with blood and hlle l her With crime
A more tonl-moutued slander never tell trout
the lips ol man, and the ungodly pri 'st at the
time ho uttered it wad a member of a sect
which cn-lorseH the Christian character, and
receives into church fellowship men who are.
guilty of crimes which tin most sanguinary
of the French revolutionists would have h id
too much manliness to perpetrate deliberately
as the Methodist Episcopal Church Ins done."
As for the abusive epithets cunt lined in tho
quotation, and in the rest of the three columns
from which it is extracted, wecxprct them from
the Editors of tho Bugle. They may please
a few persons of like principles and tempers
with themselves. But tho respectable part
of community will placaa proper estimate cn
The charge which rioy mndo against me,
of littering a "foul-mouthed slander" upon
Garrison, is drawn from inferences. In my
liscourse at hprmgboro, 1 made an allusion
to tho lotter which illiam Lloyd Garrison
published in his Liheritor of Oct. 18th 1811,
in which tho writer informed him of the re
turn of Robert Owon to this country, to carry
out his new system of society litre and ur
ged him to induce John A. Collins to become
Owen s John the Haptist in tins country.
'1 o this proposition Garrison made no ob
jection, hut gave it his sanction hy publish
ing the letter in his paper, when, as he says
himself, it was not intended tor publication.
That the principles which Uwen and Col
lins have publicly advocated, aro worse than
those of the French Revolution, is clearly
proven by comparison. They aro equally -th'.i.ilical
and equally rerolu'ionary in their
And thry go furthei than tho French athe
ists did, in respect to the destruction of gov
ernment, tho abolition of the right of private
jirnnorty, the dissolution ot maritime, and the
abandonment of single family arrangements,
and all the relations connected with them.
William Lloyd Garrison could not be ig
norant ot these lacts when ho published the
letter alluded to. And in tho editorial, ac
companying that letter, he not only makes no
objection tn any of these principles, but he
passes encomiums upon Uwen, recommends
him to the American public, and oilers an tn-
suit, in advance, to those who may be dispo
sed to liml tault with ins atheism, lie calls
thein scribes and phurisees religious hypo
crites and formalists, who would shrink with
ho'u horror from his presence!!
It surely can be no slander to state these
lacts, on the authority ol uarrtson s own pa
per. And it the inlerenco is lairly to be
drawn from them, that Garrison is guittv
teaching the doctrines of the French Revolu
tion, the Editors of the Bugle ought not to
But this is not all. For whether Garrison
himself is an alhei.it nr not, both ho and the
society of which he is the founder, have open
ly engaged in endeavoring to destroy the
christian church. Thry do not profess to in
tend to reform but to destroy it. In this they
are practical atheists. For none but Infidels
ol tho most reckless character, would engage
in such an enterprise. Even the worst
the French Revolutionists, lamented that
their attempts to explode superstition, they
had destroyed religion and confessed that
this was not the way to reform mankind.
But the American Anti-Slavery Society has
nnnounced its determination to dissolve the
Union, and to overthrow the organizations
called the Christian Churches.
Now wo ask, if the country is to bo plun
ged into civil war, the church destroyed, and
its moral influence entirely obliterated, what
would then be in the masses of Society,
loose from the restraints of law and religion,
to prevent their going into all the excesses
of the French Revolution! Would it calm
'he raging elements of moral disorder, which
had been let loose ny inese philanthropists
or throw around the professors of religion or
tho ministers of the Gospel, tho shield of pro
tection, for Garrison to look coldly on, from
his editorial chair, and write down "Scribes
and Pharisees religious hypocrites;" and fjr
Stephen S. 1 oster and' Abby Ivelley Ben
jamin S. Jones and J.rLluabct.i Hitchcock,
and others nice iiiein, liravcrse ttic country,
blowing their Bugles, and telling the inflam
ed populace, these are Jiieves and murd- rers
woincn-w hippcrs anjliahy-stealera led on
ny mo lying pncsoiuuui
Ll.it even mis is nut un. i nr American
Anti-Slavery Society declared at its anniver
sary last year, that there is no exodus for the
slave to freedom, unless it be one of blood,
but over the ruin of the American Church,
and the urate of tho American Union. But
how can these objects effect the liberation of
the slave! Let Stephen S. roster, in his
Brotherhood of Thieves, answer the question:
where ho urges, as the strongest objection to
tho Federal Constitution, that it prevents the
Insurrection if the Marcs. Why then dis
solve the Union! Plainly to produce a ser
So thpn, when government is destroyed
and anarchy and violence reigns inst-ad of
law and order when servile Insurrection ii
let loose, with all its countless horrors
when the church with its ministers shall be
swept away, and the purposes of the Ameri
can Anti-Slavery Society be fully accomplish
ed when tho sounds of thieves and robbers
and women whippers and balni steulers
and priesthood shall havn died away,
like the last groans of their victims w hat
will be left to be d ma to complete the work
but for tho masses that remain without law,
without homes without latmly arrange
ments, or kindred relations, to lioton tho
spoils while they lasted, in the utter exclu
sion of the idea of private property!
These thin"s have a nitural connection
with each other. Take the first step, and
the others as naturally follow, as the rushing
of water will sueccr.J the opening of flood
gates. If the Church he overthrown, us mo
ral influence obliterated the government de
stroyed and the restraints which now pre
vent servile Insurrection be removed, tha
whole wreck and ruuiud society will follow,
unless tho Ann of (Jtunipoteueo arrest its
That tun peaceable? emancipation ci mu
slave, by the moral reBirnntion of the master,
is not tlif-ir object, is (.ident from the mean';
they employ, and the declarations they make.
It i3 further evident from the fact, that they
heap tho most violent abuse upon persons and
communities that have done the most to re
strain the evils of slavery, and to meliorate
the condition of the colored race.
Thus the Methodist Episcopal Church has
been moro grossly abused than ever, since it
took that action on the question of Slavery,
which induced the Southern Methodists to
secede from them, and form a new and sepa
rate organization. And thus also the Socie
ty of Friends, which for more than half a
century has made non-sluvn holding a condi
tion of membership, and has been distinguish
ed for its advocacy of tho rights of the colored
nee, Ins been even more abused than the
Episcopal Methodists. I know two individ
uals, who while resident in Va. and under
tho direction of tho Yearly Meeting cf the
Friends there, secured the freedom of about
101) people of color, w ho wero illegally held
in bondage. Two other Friend (now de
ceased) under a similar appointment, obtain
ed decrees of courts in favor of about 1000
more. The Friends of N. C. liberated from
1000 to 1000. And my kinsman, Micaiah
Bates, of Richmond, Va. recently secured the
freedom ot about twenty, and sent them on
to this place.
And yet such men as these, who have giv
en suebproofs of benevolence and sound chris
tian principles, aro publicly denounced by
travelling abolitionists, as thieves and pirates
women whippers and lluby Sleakrs!
We say, in general terms, that though the
Church and tho Government are connected
with moral disorders it is our duty to reform
and not to destroy them. We would endeav
or to rure the patient, and not to kill him, be
cause he is hick. The former is the course of
the conscientious phisi-in,i, tho latter is the
policy of the unprimip."! assassin. And while
We testliy against HI" currupinma which mo
to bo found in our civil and religious institutions,
and endeavor to remove them, we are
not chargeable with their continuance.
Wc are morally bound to tho community
of which w e are members, to promote its com
mon interests, bo far as they may be in our
powcr not on one point alone, but on all.
An ! he is not a good citizen or an honest
man, who refuses to do it. While he derives
innumerable advantages from the institutions
of society he is bound to promote the com
mon weal for value received. And if he dots
not like tho Government, instead of remain
ing in it. to act tho pirt of a traitor, let him
leave it. Lrt hiin go to Africa, to China,
to some other region, where ho can bo clear
of tho American Church and the American
Government without attempting tho destruc
tion of either. Or if it would suit his fancy
better, let him, taking Milton for his guide,
set out in search of that "limbo wide and
lar"-c," somewhere upon tho "backsido
this world, far off" and called the 'Paradise
of Fools' whore "all abortive things," "fit
habitation find." Let them go, and blow
their Bcoi.es there, to proclaim the Jubilee
of their emancipation from law and religion.
$ James Stanton of Springboro, O.
James Hunnieiiit, of Richmond, Ind.
But let them not come back arrain. like Mil.
ton's Satan, to disturb the peace and happi
ness of this part of creation.
HENRY CLAY'S POSITION AND
A Whig correspondent ot tho New Yor'i
Hcrah!, v, riting fr-jin Louisville. Kentucky.
complains cf another correspondent of the
Herald, who had previously written from that
place, for baring intimated that Henry Clay
ami Cassiiu M. Clay were in leatrue for the
promotion of the abolition cause. He pro
ceeds ti d'fcnrl Henry Clay, and to define
his position as follows:
'He (the previc.i. -arrcupondenf) charges,
or rather insinuates, that Henry Clay nd
Cash Clay are in league, in Cash's aholitien
movement; and that in the event or Henry s
not backing Cash, shoi'ld he ngia need suc
cor, tnat casti win 'blow on linn with the
documents.' This is as palpabls an error ii
ever man fell into. H. Clay lias not, nor nev
er had, any Uiore to do with Cash Clay, han
you. or the man in t 9 raoon. J Wit writer,
J will rentitre hrtt, is a l.ucfoco. Mr. (.'lay's
course, through life, hat proven him as direct
ly antagonistic to Abolitionism as he is to Eo
Cffocuism; and I can assure you, i pun a rn.i.
KXOWI.KDRE OK TliE MATTER, THAT NO
ONE GIVES A HEARTIER APPROV
A L O F THE I. E. I X CTON AFFAIR, than
does Mr. CLAY HIMSELF..' !! !
We had pretty good circumstantial evi
denco before, that Homy Cla? approved of
the Lexington outrage upon l is sicU friend
and tho liberty of tiio press. Wo had the
fact, that he had left home on a pleasure ex
cursion on the very day or da but enr, be
fore that cn which ho knew the mob was to
tike place ! V.'o had the fact, that his most
active and influential rariuans wore among
the foremost in tho mob ! Wo had tho fart,
that Henry Clay's son and partner in busi.
ness, an inmate cf his own dwelling, that
John B. Clay wasanactive agent of the mob,
being one ot the committee ol sixty, an
pointed to bre'ek up the cflico of the True
American, and the Secretary cf that Commit
tee! Wc bud the fact, that Gov. Ow sley, n
active personal and ncliticiil friend cf Ilcirv
Clay, has recently appoin.ed or.o u tins canto
. i . 1 . . ....
mob committee, is Judge of the 1-th Judi
cial District, in place of Judge White, de
ceased ! These were, to be sure, strong circumstance!-;
but our Whig friends are so
prono to grief and anger v. hen any thing is
suggested against Henry Clay, that we have,
thus far, forborne tocxpress the opinion winch
we entertained, that he was favorable to the
action cf tho woo. iSo reasonable doubt
coull exist in any mind in view of these
tacts, that Henry I lay was heartily in favor
of the Lexington mob; but now we have in
tho declaration of one of his friends, who pro
fesses to speak 'upon a full hnoulede of the
Witter, THAT NO ONE OlVti IT A HVARTIBIt AP
rr.OVAL Til a v DOES
Mu. Clay inisEi.r !'
THE ILLINOIS MEDICAL COLLEGE
Have this term a cclorsd idudent attending
medical lectures. Application was made to
the faculty for admission, and t'uey confessed
that thry could not see why a colored m;n
who was subject to all the diseases, of the
human family should not be permitted to letrn
the truths of sciencs snd apply thein to the
relief of bodily infirmities, but they referred
the subject of admission to the students it
tending, as a matter which more particularly
concerned them. The students, about III in
number, voted unanimously to receive the
colored student, and the faculty nppearsd
rxrv much gratified thereat. Ths liberality
of tho faculty snd ths students is worthy of
some note, when it is remembered that the
times sarm to urge a different course.
But we hive some circles yet so rfin(l
that they have a nice discrimination cf color.
The ladies of the ehoir of the First Baptist
church refused to lat respecubl colored la
dy of about one fourth African bloed, and
beautiful singer, sit iu the se.t and make mel
ody with thorn. Can they tell the dirTeranes
between white and one-fourth colored music!
IVester n Chtitcn.
[Correspondence of the Baltimore Sun.]
WASHINGTON, Dec, 25. 1845.
The despatches received by the govern
ment from Mexico, are deemed to bo of so
much importanco as to render necesjary some
immediate movements on the prt of Con
gress. Measures will next week he recora
mended by the President, with a view to the
prosecution of our just claims upen Mexico
te a speedy isiiie.
The downfall of Ilerrera, whbh is now
anticipated as certain, will break off all ne
gotiation with Mr. Slidell, and his speedy re
turn to the United States may be expected.
Commodore Stockton will roach tho coast
of California just in time to carry out
views of the United States, in case of a war
with Mexico. That ha will have orders
tako possession of certain ports in the Call
fornias thero is no doubt. The next ones
tion will he whether Groat Britain will tame
ly submit to It. It is conjectured that Admi
ral Sir Georrre Sevmour has orders in regard
to that matter, and will not be slow to exe
Tho bill for the admission of Texas hss
been signed, and has become a law. This
important measure has thin passed, without
ths shadow of an opposition fr I do not con-
s'uler the ie nnrkj of Mr. Wcbet-r snl Mr.
Huntingtin. in any other light than ns the
explanation of their voles, which public opin
at home, had compelled them t give.
The Maryland Senators did not vote on
subject, being accidentally absent. Mr.
I'rittendon did not vote. Mr. Com in, of
ta the surprise of some cf his politics!
friends, had the hardihood to vote in tho neg
ative, thereby putting himself hort dt combat,
a candidate for the presidency.
Views of American Constitutional Law in its
bearing open American Slavery, by Wm.
Goodell. Ulica. N. Y., 1845.
This work, like Mr. Spooner's snd Jav's,
is able snd instructive. But it is of no use to
srguo after that mannvr. The disoasd is of
the icaW ami m,t of the head! We toil von
brothers, that the American people know wsll
enough that the bloody stain is upon them!
but ttioy love it taint! It we can t arout
the conscience, and enoble tho heart, our la
bor is lost! Heaven inspiro our souls, snd
may the voices cf the miehty dead and livinr,
thunder in our cars, till our hearts shall l
moved to be just and faai not! ('. AT. Ccy.
Ccsa Anniiatios. Is goingahead. Ill
inois is dttermii.sd to havs the honor of t-
tinjt'u.it ball ij motion. A meeting was htli
at Springfield, in that State, a week or two
since, over wliieh Gov. Ford presided. Res
olutions were adapted in favor ol the pur
chase and annexation of the State of Cuba.
It is thought by somo, that Cuba has bceo.
formed by the "icasA ( the .Mississippi," and
that it therefore belongs to tho United Suta
knd should le rr-a'inr.re! Sevrral specehe
and a rsport were made in fvor cf this new
acfjuiiiitiun. ii.'a.'s Journal.
Mors Avseiatiox. Oar Washington cor
reponr!iirit, under data of Dec. 37, says:
Tb;e is talk of tome sxciting news from
Mexico to-uVy. It is said by lUj Texas ins a
that a public meeting was held t latest
dates in the City of Mexico in favor cf an
nexing the country to tho United States.
Randolph's Slaves. We learn frora ths
Colonization Journal that Judge Leigh, tbs
executor of John Randolph, has purchased ft
large tract of Und in Mercer county, Ohio.ou
which to locate the slaves, some 300, manu
mitted by that remarkable man. A l;ug
quantity of land in Mercer county, compris
ing three or four townships, is now ownei
nearly altogether by colored persons. A
large edifies for a high school, has been srsc
ted in their midst by the aid of funds left
some years ago, for that purpose, by s gen
tleman in New York. We have further facts
in our possession, relative to the last nmJ
setllcm&nt. We shall give them next week.
llallimort Saturday Fi-i.'er.
Ai.nitEJlAN Robb, of New Orleans, pend
ing a dutrussien to allow same one to kesp a
s!t depot, said lis should, at the next meet
ing, introduce an rJinar.co prohibiting ths
keeping cf slaves fur sale in any part ot the
Second Municipality. He believed his con
stituents wcrs opposed to slave markets be
ing allowed in the public streets, snd thst
twelr petiliousrs might be had against theia
to one in their favor. Mr. Ferret deelsrsd
he would lijvo nothing to do with negro deal
ing petitions and would forthwith quit the
Police I'ommitLM rather titan meddle wits
Ti:s TwaiTAts and Slaviby. In Mrs
Child's History of Women, it is told that is
old times, when slavery was sanctioned iu
Massachuss'.ts, s wealthy lady residing iu
Gloucester, was in the habit of giving sway
the infants cf her female slaves, a few days
afur they were born, as people are accustom
ed to dispose cf a litter of kittens. One of
her neighbors begged sn infant, which in
those days if comparative simplicity she nour
ished w ah her own milK, and reared among
her own children. This woman had an ear
nest desire for a brocade gown; and her hus
band not faring able to purchase one, she
sent her little nursling to Virginia and sold
her, when she wae about seven years old.
OrWn.LUM Morris has been sentenced
to the Alabama Penitentiary for thirty year
for enticing slaves away to a free State.
Colokixation and the Slave Trade. At
a large convention of Christians of different
denominations, held during the last summer,
at Morrisvillo Vt. the Rev. A. A. Constan
tine, a returned Baptist Missionary frora Af
rica, stated, that the slave trade still goee oit
from Western Africa, to the United States,
that a vessel from tho United States went out
with colonists for Liberia, snd returned with
slaves for the cotton fields of ths South.
From C. M. Clay's Paper
Tho Richmond (Vt.) Time of last wssk
"Cassii-s M. Clay, it is said, is going te
Cuba for hi health.
A slight mistake. We breathe s healthful
air in old Kentucky, and thank heaves, n
despotism can rob us of that while we live.
Wo are, too, in pood bodily condition end
prefer the bracing breeze of the North, rough
though it be in its wintery salutation, to las
balmier atmosphere of ths KoutU.