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PUBLISilLD 1JVERY FH1DAY AT
SALEM, COLUMBIANA CO,, CHIO.
JAMES DARN AO Y, Jr., Central JjenU
BENJAMIN S. JONES, ) rIT
J. ELLSAUETII JONES, J Ld"om'
Pcnusrihio Conmittf.e : Samuel Brooke,
George Girretson, James IJarnaby, Jr.,
DjviJ L. Gaibreath, Eat Holmes.
"NO UNION WITH SLAVEHOLDERS
VOL. 'J. NO. 0.
SALEM, OHIO, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER l, law.
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SCENES OF THE WAR!
From the Matamoros Flag.
As tho Arms of Occupation has commen
ced its advance upon the interior of Mexico,
by pursuing the Kio Grande up as high as
Camargo, both by land and water, and as
this will be the place where a permanent de
pot will be established, and from which the
advancing army will leavo the Rio Grando
when it takes up its general march upon Mon
terey, it will naturally hold a conspicuous
place in the estimation of the American peo
ple. Camargo is situated immediately upon
the banks of the San Juan River, three miles
from its junction with the Kio Grande. It is
a small, rudely com-tructed viHtie, with some
low stone building, many built of mud
bricks dried in the sun, some constructed by
driving Hakes into the ground, and then plas
tering lliem with mud. mid others formed of
caue mi l plastered in like manner. Tho num
ber of inhabitants will not exceed two thous
and ; but as tho Mexican Government has
never thought her population worthy of enu
meration, no positive statement can be made
of the population of any of their towns. The
late extraordinary rise of the llio Grande has
caused the Kan Juan to back up and literally
inundate Camargo, to tho great damage nf
!.ouses and other property ; also to the sacri
fice of several lives.
Camargo may bo considered the head of
navigation, tis above hero the bed of the riv
er is so filled up with rocks that its naviga
tion higher up has never been attempted.
The road upon leaving Camargo and cross
ing tho San Juan, becomes higher and loss
obstructed by swampy grounds, and it then
becomes an important inquiry what other ch
ut aides may present themselves in the dis
tince between this place and Monterey,
which is 210 miles. The road passes through
a level country, thickly sot with a small un
derwooJ, the largest timber being ebony and
tin; musquite, neither of which grow to the
height of more than 13 or 15 feet, and 12 to
1 1 inches in diameter. So dense is the un
dergrowth, armies of 10,000 men each might
march tor 1 1 a . t a day within a mile ot each
other without liic vicinity of ono to the oth
er heing known.
Tho literal meaning of Monterey is the
Kinifa woods; but to those who have been
raised in a heavily timbered country, it would
seem more appropriate to call it a grove of
brush. It is a common saying with lex ins
who have travelled through the forest, that
" its so d d thick you can t shove a bow
le knife into it." And what may appear
somewhat singular, every bush and shrub is
armed with thorns curved in the shape ot
fish-hooks, and the hold they take upon the
clothes and skin of travellers is not shaken ofl",
as the jackets of the soldiery will testify to
before they reaeh Monterey.
The whole distance is woll watered from
August until March, plenty of wood, reason
able pasture, many herds of cattle, numerous
flocks of sheep and goats, now and then a
small village which all have -thua:p 'arance
of decay. Scattered along the road are mi.s
erable huts, singularly picturesque from their
original construction, not quite equal to ratl
pen stib.es built in the backwoods of Arkan
sas and Texas fcr scrub ponies. Yet Nature,
in her mighty formations, has formed some
pjsitions on this road, which, if takou advan
tage of by a skillful and daring enemy, would
prove a second Thermopylae to thoso who
miglit have tne temerity to irciu mese lormia
ah a passes. I he American army will no
doubt look ahead before entering these dan
trerous and shady pavilions. Tne males of
the labyrinth aru beautifully pictured out by
meandering pathsand conflicting cross-roads,
leading to tho farmer's but, some watering
place, or thu wily lure of soul j Mexican ban
When in fifteen leagues of Monterey the
village of Oaidereto presents itself, enjoying
the most lovely situation, standing upon a
proves, presenting everlasting summer, tho
fields blessed with natural fertility. Tho ho
holder involuntarily exclaims, Why should a
Maxican toil or labor 1
It ia not indispensable that tho array should
pas-i through Caiderete, as there aro other
roads by which Monterey can be approached,
but wo montion this route as supplies can be
ohtained in Caiderete, an! the direction is
nearest a straight line. Immediately upon
leaving this place you enter again thoso sha
winding pavilions, and continue in them
until within sight of Monterey. Many little
streams and rivulets intersect the road, and
tome muddy lanes, which at times become
impassable, so that the army will be fortu
nate if abla to proceed in filos of sit deep;
hut, as the near vicinity to Monterey is somo
what opened, owing to the many fields, a
small digression might bo made to the right,
and intersect the road that conius from the
mouth of el Canon de Salinas, it being the
most open road of the two. Tho creek that
washes the southeast side of Monterey runs
between these two roads, the Acids forming
a border on either side. The road that leads
from Caiderete, when within a mile of Mon
terey, has the appearance of a small village,
the nouses being to numerous. Passing
through this seeming village, and arriving on
the bank of the creek, you have Monterey in
view on the opposite Mile presenting a very
handsome appoaranco. Ttie city is regularly
laid out, the streets, avenues, and squares aro
shaded with numerous fruit and other trees,
and the houses generally exhibiting much
taste and regularity in their construction.
The city is well watered, and everything
about 11 strikes the benniuer as grand ana
convey the ide.i ot a large popuiauon, out
close inspection will show its large, castlo
like edifices, sometimes occupying a whole
6quare, sheltering but the members and servants
of a single family i therefore, from ob
6ervutiou, we should not give the city a pop
xilatien of more than 6,000 souls, and it
doubted whether i is even so great.
Cast tho eyo beyond Monterey, and
sublime presents itself in lofty upreared pyr
amids of adamantine stone, tinged with a
crimson red, whore the creeping vino cannot
be found, and where the cedar end pine
children of the Alpine heights have never
dared to rear tlieir heads the sides and sum
mits of these vast mountains presenting noth
ing to view butllie bare and glisteningltone f
but in whoso bosom lie concealed bed of
pure silver, and stiarklinrr beds of virgin
In the midway distance rise numerous ti
ble mnunds, commanding the town and all
the entrances from the Northeast. L'ponf ne
of these commanding positions the devoted
people endeavored to raise a temple or dwell
ing for their bishop, but their zeal wa great
er than their means, and the structure remains
unfinished. If the Mexicans could withstand
the double-dealing havoc of an American
charge, hern might they plant the color3 of
the ir unfortunate country, and reap some of
the laurels awarded to Leonid as, or perhaps
faintly portray in miniature the dizzlinir chi
valry of those devoted heroes who fall bat
tling upon the ramparts of the cver-to-be.-re.-menihcred
The main road passes throiish the princi
pal street of thn city from North to South,
ami us you leave thu last houses, the road
begins to ascend, and passes along at the foot
of many of those table mounds. The river
runs upon the East side of the town, the hou
ses extending down to its very margin. Up
on tho Wwl side rise perpendicular moun
tains one miie In heiglit.
Correspondence of The Tribune.
Affairs in Mexico.
Latest from Mexico—the Revelation—Prospects
of the War, &c.
VERA CRUZ, 31st July. 1846.
d,'r General Taylor Guerilla-lashi,.,,, oi small
Tho denoeument, mentioned in my last, has
happened. The porinit of Santa Ana has
been carried in triumph through the prlnci
cipal avenues of the City with acclamations,
and tho approving quiescence of thf National
troops of the Fortress of San Juan d'Ulloa.
You may rest assured tiiia movement will go
forward, and Santa Ana and Almonte will
make a triumphant passage from this to the
Capital of tho Republic. This will cement
all defection within the boundaries of the
Nation, and, as a natural consequence, bring
anout a more energetic delense ot tho iSj
lion al Honor. A Universal Sentiment pre
vails; and the one idea is to "repel the In
vader, and recover ground lost by thu inac
tion of tho National forces. "
Whether we shall bo abl to carry out our
intentions, or rather intended elfins, must bo
decided by tho Future. It is believed here,
however, that the Government of the United
States will soon be sick of their war upon us,
and conless it is not so easy a matter as they
imagine to overrun and subdue Eight Mil
lions of united hearts, stung tornadoes - by
unparallelled injustice, persevered in for near
ly ten years, and terminating in an invasion
as a justification of it.
You will discover, by the papers that will
now reach you, that Le'lers if .Jarjue Rre to
be issued for the distressing of your com
merce: that a decree has passed, unanimous
ly, in the National Junta, for the promotion
of all who signalize themselves, in future en
gagements, with the United States forces:
that a line of circumvallation is to be thrown
U around the city ot Mexico to an extent of
many miles in circuit, and thnt there is a de
termination on the part of the whole people
to resist wha ever lorces may appear atnonj
them in an olfunsive attitude.
You will perceive from all this that your
forces aro now about torealizj the diiVicul
ties which, had wo been more assiduous,
would have caused, probably, a different feol-
ing among the::a : a tceling other thau that ot
The deeroo alluded to above sanctions a
change in the formation of battalions ; that is
intended, as you will probably perceive, at
I once, to enable t' o torco to attack thoso un
harassing sections ; as the forces of the U nited
States are composed, principally, of now le
vies, attacks, by small sections, will in aeri
ally impede their success.
General Paredes was about lo loave tho
Capital fur Monterey: it is said that town
has received many additions recently of mili
tary an I other stores, and these are planoJ
under tho control of the General commanding
there at this time.
Authority distinctly denies that any Mexi
cans were killed in the rencontre with the
launches of the Blockading Squadron off the
River Antigua, although several shells wero
thrown trom tho tleot. A long list of volun
tary subscriptions in aid of the War will be
found iu some of the journals now sunt to
you. Altogether, tho news that will now
reach you will be found very interesting.
As to what may be trio prevalent notion
the course likoly to be adopted by Santa Ana,
it will possibly be belter to remain silent up
on at the present lime. You are fully aware
of his energy hs a man ; his return will ne
cessarily strengthen, not weaken, tho coun
try. Paredes has conducted himself well,
and nobly. The only difficulty with him
tho Monarchy question. If Santa Ana re
turns, (which thero is very little doubt of,)
Paredes may, even under him, retain the
command he is about to assume of the Army
of the North.
There havo been frequent changos in tho
Secretaries of the DaDarimenm. whinl, will
prove to you that a modification was inevita-
ble; the return of Santa Ana will amalgamate
all opinions. General Bravo himself was
fnniierlv. end innhila in nn, . f,i,i
! ... President. Altogether, affairs never
looked belter for a consolidation of the na
tion's strength than they do at this limo.
P. S. Additional letters of this date will
eonfirm all the intelligence in the above.
aama Ana we lutty expcei tiers Willi in
day from now.
Vera Cruz, August 1, 1846.
From the Liberator.
The Evil Congress.
The Congress, whose session has dragged
its slow length along for eigjit weary months,
and which came loan unwilling end the last
week, only because Washington had become
too hot to hold it (would that the country
were so, too ! ) has signalized itself above all
its predecessors by the cheerful alaciity of
i.a n.. ..ln . n n1n ....... 1 ..i. unr j iinfl li'ivn
1.9 Ot I IV 3 ,U Biairiv. .'lull v
. J I
flnno villanously, but thou hast surpassed
them nil! Never did tho presiding Divinity
of tho American people havo Its hellish litur-
fTV nprfurmnH with mora r li , ions leal, bv a
dovouter prieslbood, led by a ino-o willing
I'ontilT, than it has found in the present Con-
gress and in its Corvphteus, James K. Polk.
auspicate fitly "its career, this Com ress
hastened, as its earliest act, to throw wido
open the doors of tho Union to Texas, when
slavery demanded her admission. And in
stalked the brazen Jczabol, rejoit lug from tho
plunder of M'Xico, her garments rolled in
the blood ot thirty thousand slaves, ana toon
her seat bv the side of the legitimate daugh
tors of the Revolution and of the bastard
brood they had adopted as sisters. Many
men in those halls were aghast at the ob
scene presence, but none dared to resent tne
insult ot tho Intrusion. Many abhorred, but
all submitted to her foul companionship.
So Tophrt looked, so griimod the brawl
And frightened prelates bowed and called
htm friend !
ery was not content with the por-'
lion of stolen lands which this, her new hand-
maid was endowed withal, and she demand-
ed the aid of the nation to bo given tu her
own banditti, to wrest an additional domain
irom nor leooie neignuor, lor ner own vne
uses. 1 lie demand was made. L-irctim-
ftinccs hail boen Cunningly dovisJ to make
it plausible. I ho northern members raised
their eyes, and lo ! the grisly spectre of the
Hartford Convention glided before them and
frighiened them from their propriety. The
ghastly vision reminded them that to vote
against a war would put thorn under the ban
nf the Republic, and shut forever against
them tho gates of the Paradise of Cabinet
officers and Foreign Missions. And, with
but fourteen exceptions, they bowed the knee,
and did the homage the tyrant required. Tu
be sure, they were obliged to tall a notorious
lie in the process,
4 Dut who, with such deli jhts in viow,
Would loso them for a lie or two! '
The northern vassals having thus d.wo suit
and service to their liego lady and sovereign
mistress, Slavory. it was time for her to distribute
her rewards among them. An I the
way she did it was, slang api.rt, a caution to
beholders. First, thu West had been pro
mised Urrgon as the pneo of Texas. Hut
such a promise was manifestly void ci t'ni.'to,
as hostile to ihe interest of tho sovereign.
What wanted sho of territory from which
she was herself expressly exclude,!.? So,
sho proved, at onco, hor ganero3ity and her
lovo of poiee, by unking John Bull a pre-
sent of half of it. The great Agricultural
West bellowed al being thus baulked of tho
prize it had thought just within its clutch.
But it was soon made conscious nf its tother,
und growlingly submitted to its fate.
Next, thelnorchants put in their claim for
all thoy had done, and all Ih.-y had omitted
lo do, to prove their nllegianaa to slavery.
Hal they not mobbed Garrison, and burned
Pennsylvania Hall Had iiiev not furnish-
cd their southern mu'.crs with n.illians upon
millions of their o-ooils. loohio T not for iheir
own again, or, at least, nnver getting it?
Were iiot their vessels reidv to bo chartered
for tho domestic slave trade? And had they
not in every way, discountamnced northern
fanaticism and vindicated southern rights?
The claim was admiited, and the recoinp.'iiso
was the Sub Treasury ! A mea-
o,.r ,11 0.. 1 . c. ,1..,
of ciippling their energies and thwarting
their enterprise! Verily, they had their it
ward. An!, ngainthe Northern Manufacturers
humbly sued for mercy on tho ground
their woil-proved lenity. Had tliey not with
drawn their faint opposition lo the banns
the Texan Union, when ihey found that sla-
very was resoluto that it should be com-
pletod ? H id ihey not, by the mouths
very cbiufest among ten thousand, do-'
dared that it was 'too late' to resist the ad
mission of the harlot, while sho stood
knocking at the door? Hid ihey not dis
countenanced all agitation against hor recep
tion on tho ground that such opposition
would endanger the Tariff? Like Bolisari
us, they pointed to their wounds, and
held out their bauds, and cried, Date obv
urn." Behold our scars! Leave us
two-penny Tariff for we incurred them ! '
And the insolent minx snatched it away and
lain mem sprawling in the dirt, lor tlieir
And, after all, it wag by tho votes of
Senators of that very Texas, which their
1 larttt had maJe them find
n-ars lor mo 1 arm nao made mem una
it was too late to oppose, thai the change
they dreaded, and had made such concessions
tn Nhucm In nu,,l tIT a it I .ia.t nnnn
. have enjoyed her triumph. It trave a smac
of absurdity to tho transaction to the lookers.
: on everywhere. One could hardly help
8ort " malicious pleasure in seeing
r cauirht in their own craftiness, and flounder-
, " pU which thei, own hands
lo Slavery to avert, was precipitated upon
tnem : Justice is not always slow, and
Avcnrxor does not delay his anser forever.
Never was there such an instance of political,
not to say poetical, justice. It gave a poig
nancy to the relish wuh wntch slavery
4 For 'tis the sport to have the engineer,
Hoist with his own petard ! '
After having thu done more for slavery
iban any of its predecessors, this evil Oon-
cress, on the 10th day of August, did at
15 a good thing, ey ceasing ior e season to
anything. It adjourned, and though
was no more dignity or decorum than usual
ly attends the breaking up of the national
Dear-garden, still wa must all allow that its
last dpy was its best dcy, and that,
Nothing in its life
Became it like the leaving o't!'
The Methodist Auctioneer at Washington.
There is a rrgular Auctioneer in Washing
ton, of ihe name of A. Green. He advertises
l 11 IttU flnrina nl l.ntl. n.. I. -..-; I 1.
. j""'"'"' ih. hi mo
; Intelligencer of the 2dth of July
, lust- 1,8 advertised as follows:
SALE OF HOUSEHOLD KITCIT.
EN F U R N I T V li B .On Thursday, the
SOth iust., at 10 o'clock, A. M., will be sold
at the auc'.i'n rooms of tho subscriber, a pen
To teel lot of Furniture, worthy the attention of
housekeepers, as the saio must positively take
Terms of sale: Ail sums of and under
$20, cash; over 8'30, a credit of 6U and 90
; oays, lor notes saltst-ctorlly endorsed, bearing
A. GREEN, Auctioneer.
Upon the name day, al 6 o'clock, P. J and
at the same place, will be to.'d a very likely
and valuable servant Boy, about 17 years of
age, a slave for life.
Terms of sale : One half cash, and the bal
ance in CO days, to bo secured by a note sat
isfactorily endorsed, bearing interest.
A. GREEN, Auctioneer.
july 20 2lalw&3tawlw.
For some reason the sale did not come off
on ,h" 3ul11, and accordingly tho Intelligent
j cer 01 Jllly JI"', contains the following:
SERVANT AT AUCTION. The sale
; of the servant bey, advertised to take place
1 at my storo on 1 hursday, thu 30th instant, is
j pcsipnneu un'ii 1 iiursmy tun otn 01 August,
at 9 o'clock, P. M., when the sale will posi
lively lake place at mv auction storo.
A. GREEN', Auctioneer.
July 01 eod.
This Mr. Green ts licensed by the city au
thorities, under authority trom Congress,
His oliico is on Penncylvania Avenue, the
gnat ihornughftre of the city, about midway
between tho Capitol and the President's
. House. He is himself a member, nnJ, if we
j are correctly informed, a class-loader in ono
of tho prinuipil Methodist Episcopal church-
I es in Ihe city. One's spiritual exercises
must be delighttul alter the sale ot such "a
boy." What a stench is such piety in the
riostiils of all decent men. What a loathing
t) tho God of Heaven. A Christian selling
"boys'." And on cniumUsiuu ! O shame!
We learn from the Daytonlan, that on
15th, a largo meeting convened at Now Dre
men. Mercer county, to institute measures for
1 the expulsion of the colored peoplo from that
: region. 1 he Daytonlan says :
"Stringent resolutions were passed, and
strong fears are entertained that an armed
mob will remove lliem by violence from their
! happy homes. This determination is openly
: and boldly avowed by many. Tneir plan
J somewhat artlully laid. They have warned
the colored people to leave the county or give
' security. They have done neither. They
do not hold themselves responsible to the
mob. The rowdies under this pretext intend
hy violence to drive them from the county,
! and they threatened to shoot ihm, should
1 they return,
I " Now those blacks weta the first settlers
: in the county, when the land was almost
I one unbroken forest. Many of then) were
citizens btfeto Ohio wes formed into a slate.
They aro peacenik, and inJiistrious citizens,
Tlioy havo never been convicted of crime,
I They have never been accused of theft. They
have gpod firms. They have good schools
and good churches, and Ihey are in a pros
awarded perons condition. But these aro nil nothing,
of no value, of no service, 10 a vicious, lazy
tlruiiuen, se'ulsh band of lawless rowdies.
Cin. Herald, Juitzt 22.
I had a groat treat last evening in tho
Oi suiuu poriraii uainuua imu iiiucy uiutta
of fiom trie pencil of a Negro, who has h id
: instruction or Knowledge ot the urt. He n
J boen working as a common houao painter,
of , and employed hia leisure limo in these works
of art, and ihey art) rually beautiful ; one fan-
cy piece I was much struck wuh, a fruit
vegetable basket. Tho Negro painter
conveying homo to his family iruin market
largo basket filled with every variety
vegetables and fruit. As ho reached hums
the old wicker basket parted at one of
sides, and out tumbled Ihe good provender.
Thi3 suggested tho idea of ihe picture to
painter, which is correctly and beautifully
drawn. I saw these works in company
a adv from Nashville in whoso tl.milv
wife of ihu artist was reared und brought
a sluve. She requested her former mistress
ana patron saint to accept two of the paint
1 ings, in humble testimony of the kind ireat-
that, mint alwi
, meni always received al tier nanas me
! tress looked nt her and said that she did
j think she would be doing right in accepting
; flinM nFla r.1' l,u- l.iiok.nil ,1, tlmir
vays received at her hands the
j lhcne efforts of her husband, that ihey
tne ue dlsprsoj nt lor money, and $2j would
of great service to her und her family.
Nogro burst into tears and said, " what do
for $35? I would rather you should
! have tho paintings than that I should
500; and sht added that if her mistress
did not take them, she would be forced
believe that she placed no value upon
I turned from this scene between the mistress
and thu slave, and asked myself, wherein
the kindly feelings of gratitude which
from tho heart and throb in the bosom of
Negro differ from those of the while race
Correspondent nf N. Y. Tribune.
Good Business. The captain nf a
coasting vessel writes from New Orleans,
date of July 2, 'I am employed by
United Stales Government, and am
with my vessel $3,000 per month. 1
it doubtful niitUkcr I shall ruturu this summer.'
cannot enlist a man in that citv for the. Navy,
Sailors refuse to go in tho Mevie.m --r I
1 hey say they are t,ken to the Gulf of M, x
ico to die of the fevor. wKre. there is no fi j til
ing or prize money. Public vts-olsnr-
Suppmuun if the Slate TnJc in .If rift..
Oar hit English papers stite tint .ir. Jdin
Duncan, the well kno.vn African traveller
anil explorer, hid recently nrnvud in Lor.d m
from Dahomey, being the bearer of nr,m,..
sal from the king or Dahomey, an intelligent
chief, for the suppre3iion of'thu slave ir.Je.
Jour, if Commerce.
Guess they don't receive r.ny sin h propo
sals from the King of Carotin P.-joi'.:i :
the Carolinians nre Christians, iht Dahomey 3
aro heathens. Emunapjlur.
Tho Mexican war, iiotwiihstmi lin-r ill
promises of g..ry" at the outset, is duelled
ly unpopular with the people, and drag heav
ily with the sailors as well an thn sol li..r
The New York Express statds on th very ;
ou.m....ij, me Kc-oruiting u. beers ,
waiting, and oannut pruceed to sua for want,-,
We learn from Proiess ir Stowp of Cincin
nati, that the report that G oV. Slad h it hp n
called to the Presidency of Oherliu Infinite
is eroneous. fie Ins accepted the nlMca of
Secretary and General Agent of the Central
Commute for Proinotintr National Education.
and will remove to Cincinnati nt tin- r,,u of
his official term ns Governor of Verm ant.
The following communication was sent
to L. L. Rico for publication, but he has 80
delayed it from timo to time that Iho writer
gavo up all hope of its ever nppearing in tho
columns of the Cleveland American, and
thert foro transmitted it to us. Eoas. Bugle.
For the Cleveland American.
Ma. Rtcs : Will you Buffer an old no-
quaimanco 10 maKO Borne comments Lpon
what appeared in your paper of February 25,
in reference to Mr. and Mrs. Foster, and the
course pursued by them during their recent
visit to Cleveland ? I refer to your editorial
romarks to the statement of E. S.uitliand
the communication of E. Wada.
Among tho measures of Liberty party for
tho overthrow of slavery, Mr, W. specifies
toting and legislating, (measures involving
the support of the Constitution of the United
States.) For thesa measures he tells us ho
has ' no defense or apology to make, (t is
for the enemies of these lo defend themselves .
not to put Liberty men on their defense ! "
One cannot avoid seeing the lawyer here.
The point at issue Is adroitly concealed, and
an effort is made of tho genuine wcus pocut
stamp, to take tho laboring oar from lliehan l
of the Liberty man, where it belongs, and
place it in the hands of iho Old Organiza
tionist. What is tho point at icsue? It is
whether the Constitution sanctisns or upholds
tho accursed system of slavery. If Mr. W.
is asked how he can, as an abolitionist, sup
port a pro-slavery Constitution, his ready an
swer is, "I support no such Coi.stitLtion
the Constitution of the United S'utas la an
anti-slavery document." Now tl.o opinion
of old and new organizaiionits,Pn this point,
aro as opposite as the poles. And it was this
point which Mr. and Mrs. Foster were anx
ious to dia-uss. The matter then stands
thus. The olJ American A. S. Society
maintains thai tho Constitution is pro-slavery
in several important spue; lie provisions, and
llicrefora that no nbolitionist Can co.iu.Unlly
swear, by himself or his ngont, to execute
these provision'. To substantiate this po-
. . , . . ,, , . ,1. . r,
no , . . , '
is venuon w men win mu unainuuuu u
j the C institution itself lo the ' unanimous,
j coucuxsiu unbroken practice cf tvery dr
the '. . , .,,,. ,j ,
and " b b .
was ! the "acquiescence of the people for more
'. than fit'iy years." On the other hand a por
a of 1 (im of Li!)0riy plrly) S3 recently as lo be
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,i10 withm the memory ol tho child of yesterdaj,
' and with a view, as some have charged, to
the ' extricate itsalf from an unpleasant dilemma,
, j j a princip9 0f c0,13,rilcij0l, entirely
wuh 1 r ' ,;,.,,!. i
tho , V" appn.u . urn w "3
nus- y"-"- r--
not j Constitution, this ono rises up 111 ihe face
! tn0 len thousand and says 11 Gende.ncn,
n.i.rlit t . n . . . i
which ihey would fain mould the great char-
r i.,1,1, ,...1 t..,... .vronn-s i,,',,
icr ui uui 1 1" ma un w
an anli-felavery instrument.
always thought di Turrn'.ly ; tho whole couu-
! try nas aiw,,yg thought differently i and,
' , . . , .,",, r M n-iu
deeJ' 10 uso lho C- ' UaV'
to always "acknowledged tho corn mysolf
an anti-slavery document ! And while one
sib'y in ten thousand adopts tho new
found out ycterdiy that tho Constitution
I know you havo
till yesterday ; but a new li.t has hurst
on u.e, and I now s,e tho Constitution to
an anti-slavery instru.noi.t. I have no reason
tu nive or defense to tnake, for the
ground I have taken ; and if you sec fit lo
t--.ck.it is not forme to defend my position;
. . . . , . ... j ,
but ll is for you to dolend your own.
burden of proof lies upan you." Will
process of reasai.ing bo likely to .atisfy
ten thoussnd.? It may, but as one ef
ten theumn.1. 1 ea.tuol see its for,.
Much has been sail of thn failure of Mr.
W. to appear in defense of Liberty party.
Mr. V. himself clear up this m liter as fol-
'Oll.,,,,.,. VVI,.r .,i,, i r I , ..,, 1
iiiij OIIUUIVI uiiv l li 1 1 VUIltlVI
with abolitionists who do notvolel I hcoe
mt d'feme or apnl--gj to make." This is a
suf-'cieut reason if cmers the teio.'e ground.
Suppose then that " Court business," (urgel
duiirg t'la meetings ai lite vn!y reasan tb.-t
prevented Mr. W. from entering the arena
wi'.h Mr. i ,.J Mrs. r.) hal not been at all ia
the w..y j would Mr. W, havo appeared in
defense el" Liberty p irly ng.iinsi the charges
of Mr. ar.J Vrs. F? Ccrtiinlv nut. Wb.7
rn I i::i tboli:iaiiis:i who
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k- . '.. ,
v no 0:w i,5K w'!,y Mr- - l;d not at-
should lie ' oa
d-j r.ot votet "
t'nd the Iidurcs i:s a fearer: hut why ha
f.e'.ed to discuss v ii'i Mr. t.ni Mrs. F. tho
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U'j u.3 the relion f fieoocn'.lr
and ii siei'.
:n.d eo i:i-!yn.tr.:'y ured by
.daring tiie m,-'!ii3 and roip.itel
eilit?ri,l rcir" .,;.!. "boeriif, whv is jurur
Nc. 5 absent fri:i I. Is Seat ? " " For twenty
good reasons, your honor; the first is, he ii
dcad!,, "Stop there," says the judge, ' your
f.:st reason swallows up the remaining nine
teen." I iu satidficJ v.i:h tV- r-aon Riven
by Mr. V ; he issati;fi. J v. ill it of course ;
and I doubt not it is his opt. ior, r s well as
mine, that his injudicious friend ; tmshl Pj h.
You say "there aro abundant rea 101 s why
Liberty men oro not over auxii us to onu.rtho
arena of discussion with Mr. and Mrs. F."
Whether aaandanl" means twenty, the
number of reasons for thn nomppja.-anco of
the juror, I kno.v not. Hat there ii one good
reason I wot of, which woull play timona;
ihem like Aaron's rod among the serpents of
I wish however, to glance at reason No. 3.
It is, in substance, t!:at when a Liberty man
rises in opposition to Mr. and Mis. F. thoy
aro sure, by sallies of wit or harsh epithets
to got the laugh upon him an I the prrjudius
of the audience against him. You endorso
Mr. Smith also, who spcahs of Iho tympa
tfiici of tho hearers hs being wiih Mr. end
Mrs. F. On tiii:; I have only to siy, that if
it le true ih it thu audiences of Mr. and Mis.
F. generally sympathise so rtror.ely with
them, it is a remarkably strinrjecirt.amstanco,
b'-tmr a m s! resplendent testimony Ij tlu
might of truth. For surely they do t ot cater
to tho prejudices and prepos.se lions uf their
hearerj. They deal not very lightly with
prsLvtry ministers ani church members,
(ihn gmt body of tho church and clergy nf
the land ;) a:rJ as to the st ong sympathy of
stc'i, the pr isemitiDa3 nnJ imprisonments of
Mr. F. at llioir hands, and iho evangelical
kioks" he hts roccived, bear testimony.
I)i they dual softly with ilia Whig and
Djiito-riiic pr.rtie?, and tjgiin tl: .-Ir good
w.ll, are they careftil to mike it known t'i.it
tlioy idilize Henry Clay, end wrrship Jaima
K. Polk? Let tin ir course testify. Let tho
repe 'tod mobs set upon them by these par
lies answer. Da they doil gemly with Lib
erty party, and to curry favor with the rink
and file do they go round the country singing
pcinsti "B:mey the Just!"' Ah! is it not
pos-iihle after all til it Iho pinch may bo here?
Reason N A. M S ith -.ys in his
stitemont, (and Mr. Ric endorses it u9 sat
isfactory,'') " Opponents occupy the plat
form i.t tho ine:cy nf Mr. and Mrs. F. with
out any umpire h aving them to de
cide whit privileges their opponents shall en
joy, how long they shall occupy the platform,
and by what means liny fihull be removed,""
&e. As this statement is given in connection
with your notice cf Mr. and Mrs. F.'s coimo
in Cleveland, docs net fair play require you
lo stato also that Liberty party was invi.ed
and urged tj appear in discussion with Mr.
rtud Mrs. I wuh Mrs. F. ahico or with
Mr. P. alone, (Mrs. F. leiving the house if
this was d asiri J ,) Liberty partj chwiing
th-.ir 0101 nt'iljr t'or, an I prtieribinj til rules
I iry business to h
I k i-n -ttrniitt- Bin,1,
.' "-'' 'f ..-.wu.v je rejui-j:ei, iJU
t"'J';h for NlJ. 4.
I ' tai
' - ";'uu V omw reasons, su-
; "f ,ur 4 "' '"er., par-
harmonize those of which I
is "f0 already spo.:en. i Know oi uo principle
' ''ci conMrucioni which woui j ea.iuio
me to do it. t nat air. wada was p'l'veniea
frc.n attending tho lectures by business pre
paratory lo Cjurt, I hava good roason to
iw. Thai this was not the reason why he
up-- -....... ur-
be ! ltl"!r P1-""' ,nlorms lre-
, "i 6 lks' however, jn his gcod nuiured way,
new ' of delonding Liberty p arty when he is "madu
at-1 ' "( il d.'n3ar-' I W
j iw'hins nur ol the danger that ihreatoned
fi, last tail; nor of tho indications thai Mr. W,
this j " m iea.W of it-la. r.wiur.i.ng tho
tl.e 'tu nP ,s M a,'-'Jt tho !,ufcli
the Cund '
Wni ,J lh3 VM1 by Mr.