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THE ANTI-SLAVERY BUGLE.
marly as much as iho trnder for enving iIib
wpnrntioii, ((it ha choio to take, iho bent liiii
ml tltey Mm aepnrntetl forever.
M. L. Church North Within one milo
will Iwlf, on preacher of thin church sold
mother preacher of the snme rhurrli to liiin
eiC, nnd to secure the payment of Iho price,
look a third preacher nr scrnriiy ( colored
mnn of the (nine church tno. Tim seller
laugiiing, lolil hi neighbors lie li lint I win
tiiirt to beg money to pny fur hiiiiKrlf, of hi
abolition brethren of Ohio. Ho returned mid
pnid the prire, when the neller held on to In
children, nnd only surrendered llieui lit lhe
end of a lawsuit. Shall we not hnvn ngnin
the lie asserted for the thousandth tune, that
the cliurcli north is free from slavery."
This preacher in very wealthy,
Verity tcrinn Piety. A Pieshytcrinii elder
old B hoy from hie own mother to llm fir
eolith, reared life-long in his own family, the
mother n inemher of hi church, nnd to
whom he hnd oiteit iidiuiutKtcrcl tm holy
communion. Ilu noli I the liny in lit own
Jnril in tlie presence ol In inotlier. I In wm
ncnrcenitcd in tha Maysvillo Juil prcparn
lury to hi transportation to (lie far south
Tha poor hoy lay lor n long limn in juil, hut
lie woe unulilu to correspond wiih hi. heart
broken innlhcr, being uniihlc to wi'ilo though
ruiwil in n rreslivtemn imiiilv
The nhovo recilcd eases ell took placo in
mull neighborhood, nnd the several miserc-
Bills who enneted them lire nil in cum! iiml
repulur standing in their several churches
Will not the Devil hohl n jubilee in Hell on
tlio success ol such n n this ?
May 12th, 1853.
From the Columbian.
The Cincinnati Convention.
We ennnot understand, nor do wc nt nil
r-ynipnthi7.it with some of our co-laborers in
the Anti-Shivery cause, in their views of the
rhnrnuter of 1 1 to hue Convention, iiml espee
inlly in the evident satisliietiim with which
they fiiincniico thnt it was not niurh of a
Convention, nnd declined In c.vcrt hut liltlu
ihlliicnece ; or thnt tins, thnt or llm other
ninmher of it wns frustrated or I'mwni d
down, in relation to his peculinr vinvvs, c.
The Oberlin Times, mill several others of
bur exchanges, state tlmt Mr. (i.irnsuu s dis
union resolutions wero voted down in n
ineiiling of his ou friends; when the truth
is, no vote was taken upon them, nor did the
mover nsk or degire tlmt they should be vot
ed upon, lie rxprcs-dy stated, on ottering
them, thnt he ottered the in nn his own solo
responsibility, ns his individual views; nud
l e manifested no disposition nt all, to embar
rass the Convention, or any member of it by,
urging them on to a vote. What the result
of a vote would have been, wo neither know
nor enre. We, nor liny other member of the
Convention, we presume, would hnvn been
swayed a particle uy the result of u vole ci
We certainly have no sympathy with Mr.
Garrison nnd his friends, in their views uf
the necessary pro-slavery character nud ten
dencies of tlie constitution, nml disunion ns
the antidote. I'ut wo honor Mr. (J. for his
faithfulness In his professions, nnd his earnest
untiring nud ellicient labors for down trod
m humanity. We think nil iho Is tter of
him, that, on such nn occasion, hn should hn
so true to himself, us to assert his peculiar
views, odious as they were to some, since hn
manifested no disposition to ernm them
down the throat of nny one. Wo believe
ull who lienrd him cundidly nud empiiringly,
nt the Convention, thought holler ol him
than lliey did before. We believe that nil
who attended and participated iu the Con-
vention, Willi good motives, nnd n desire to
be benefited, were iiinde better by it, nud
nwny with new purposes nnd now zeal
to lubor anil pray for the cause. Wc do not,
Therefore, tit nil ngreo with our cotempornry
of the Christian Press, iu his views of the
chnrncter of the Convention, or tlio fci lins
lie manifests towards n portion of those who
wero netive in calling it, and ns members ol
1 ho ddlercnco proltably is, that we went
there wishing and expecting to lie pleased,
nnd anxious to co-operatu willi any body iu
carrying out the command to " remember
those iu ImmU as hound with them."
Wherens, our cotempornry only nttended, wo
believe, on the afternoon of il,e lust day, (at
least we did not sec him until that lime,) and
then went there in souin iiieasiiru nt least
distrusting some portion of Iho memheis, nut
expecting to he pleased, nnd, very naturally,
not liciug disappointed.
These remarks hnvn been prompted by n
letter of Mrs. H. (. I'rnst, published In iho
liugle, which, it nppenrs, was refused nu in
sertion in the Press. We entirely nureii with
Mrs. K. thnt it is "a great misfortune that in
the striiL'cIa for Freedom, now cuiuu on.
against shivery, profussejl iiholiiionii-ls should
unnecessarily nttuck nnd injure tlio influence
of thuse whom they do not deny are among
the truest friends of tlie Slave, because they
milk not with them" iu olher matters, that
neither relate to, nor interfere nilh llm great
. cause in which wo nil (I 11 common inter
est. Anil we feel it lo hn our duly, ns it
our privilege, to lend 1111 encouraging hand,
instead of interposing 11 iliseourngiug liown,
to nil who thus labor to sil down with pub
licans nnd sinners, if need he, in promotion
of the cause. With Mrs. 1'.. we hope tlmt
(rent tunny Conventions will he held, all
which shall breathe the earnest nud Catholic
ppirit, nnd the entire toleration tlmt charac
terized the one in question.
Alabama Testimony to Uncle Tom.
There is heart in the South yet. Rend the
following from nn Alabama slaveholder,
the Editor of the New Yoik F.veiiing Post.
The Editor says he has the name nud ad
dress of iho writer.
—ALABAMA, May, 8th, 1853.
To tht Editors of the Evening Post s
1 hsve just finished a perusal of " I'ncle
Tom's Cubin." 1 rend every word to
wife. I will not attempt to describe to
liar feelitiEs. She is oil Alabamian ; I, a Vir-
iritiiun, by birth. We ure slaveholders.
moment lite stenmer wiiu ueorge 1 turns
Kll.s his wife touched the Canada shore,
three shouts fur liltcrly, lo the tops of
voices, rout the air.
Every man, woman and child, white
black, in the southern slates, can bear testi
mony lo the truth of the portrait which
fiiowe, (Sod bless her! has drawn of shivery.
One of not the least excellencies of tlio Itook
is, thnt a Christian, of the highest style,
landing side by side with Wilburforce
Mrs. Ilnnnnh Moore, lend the reader by the
hnnd through the hnbiintioits of cruelly tlmt
lie bclbre our eveP. He or she c.n then
draw n contrast between the ii.it.lreM nnd
mother, who wm m. years
neiithhorof mill", who owned n lit le negio
pirl? She would heel the long, and pull Iho
llrsh off her hoily with them.
I durst nflirm thnl if hi Snlnnic majesty
wem put iiinn this voir dirt hit would con
liss thnt shivery i one of the wotks of the
devil which Christ nun manifested in the
flesh to destroy.
In my opinion, " l ncle lours Cuhiii l
Icstiiiiui to hnve n greater inllueuce for good
limn nny one single hook thnt luislieen pub
lished iucu the close of the ennon of Scrip
tine, Mrs. Slowe, if 1 tuny so spenk, is nn
upersntiiition of our Savior, going nhout
loinit cood. Tha resilcr at oncu peuetrutes
the deep meaning of tin) pnrnhle ol the scr
viint thnt took his fdlow-servnut by the
throat, who owed him n few pence ; of tha
L'ttod Samaritan, mid ol Dives null l.n.nrus.
Mis. Slnwc hits ciiued her book jiiHt ns she
should hiivo (lone, Hhe tins suggcsleil no
plnii of emancipation further thiin tin) exam
pit; of young Ceorgo Shelby ((ties. She bus
it'll the duty nud Hie respiiiiHilnlity just where
Si. I'm i I, in his teller to Philemon, left it, on
the sluve owner.
Our wiirmerl llinnks nnd best wishes to
Mrs. Slowe, whom generations unborn will
rise up nnd cull " blessed."
Very respectfully, &c.
National Convention of Colored American.
1 regular ueiegaio may nave ueeu cnoseu, biiiiii
, ' ruceived nud enrolled as honorary mem
went : tarn of the Convention.
A cull nppenrs in Frederick Douglass' Pu
per for n National Convenlion of free colored
persons to he held in Rochester, New York,
commencing on the fith of July, 18.VJ. 'J'lin
call is numerously signed by citizens of dif
ferent Suites. Alter enumerating the cnuses
which demand such a Convention, the cull
"Among the matters which will cngnge the
ntleiuion of iho Convenlion, will he o propo
siiion to establish n National Col'.icii. of
"Uf people Willi n view to pcriunueiit exut-
euce. This subject is onu of vnst impoi tnnce,
"' nliould only he disposed of iu the lifilil of
1, tviafl ili'tiltprxtifin. Tliorn wilt enmn liefhrn
I the Convenlion matters touching the dispnsi
I lion of such fundi ns our friends abroad,
' through Mrs. Harriet lleccher Slowe, may
I appropriate to the. cause of our progress nml
j improvement. In a word, the whole field of
our interests will bo opened to inquiry, 111
vcstiirnliou nud determination.
"That this may he done successfully it is
defirnblo that each delegate to tlio Conven
tion should bring with him nu accurate state
ment ns to the number of colored inhabitants
iu his town or neighborhood the amount of
! property owned by them their business or
I occupation the statu of education llm ex
tent ol their school privileges, nnd llm iium
1 her of children iu attendance, nud any other
informiiliou which may servo the greut pur
1 poses of the Convention.
I " In order that no community shall he rep
) resented beyond in due proportion, it is in
tended that tlio Convention shall only hn
composed of regularly chosen delegates, np
P'mited by public! meetings, nml hearing
credentials signed by the I'rosiilent ol Haul
"Jt is recommended that nil colored
churches, literary nnd other societies, bunded
together for laiiilahln purposes, proceed at
once to the appointment of nt least one, nnd
lint more than three, delegates In attend tha
National Convention. Such persons aicome
"" towns, villages or counties, whero no
Education Prohibited in Virginia.
I ,, ,,, iSl(lll0 ff, by n Mrs. Doug
it. 1 . ,i i,r .i.,.,,,!.,,,, .,i ,1.,, teachers, to.
" Tlio odicers niadrt n descent yesterday
liliriti n fieern school kpnt ill Iho lieiehbor-
gethcr wilh their sahlo pupils, were taken
heloro his Honor. They acknowledged their
guilt, but pleaded ignorance of (lie law, and
were dii-chnrecd upon n promise to do so no
more. The law of tho Stato imposing 11
fine ol 100, nml imprisonment litr six
mouths for such njlnccs, is positive, nnd al
lows of no discretion in lh commiltiny
magistrate." , irfolk (Vu.) lie icon.
Although well nwnre that tlio laws of
most of tliu Southern States prohibit, under
heavy penalties, the instruction of their col
ored population, we believe tlmt no prose
cution under ilium hns recently taken place,
nnd wis were surprised nt the above an
nouncement. We hnve no uuurrel with the
Virginia laws, but we regard tho above
movement ns 0110 worthy of the dark nges.
Wo nre intimately acquainted with the ladies
alluded to, nud our statements nre bused on
nn actual knowledge of tint facts. Mrs.
Douglass is a Southerner, by Inrlh, educa
tion nnd feeling, nud bos always resided in
the South. Shu has been, if she is not now,
a slaveholder, nud possesses nil tho South
ern prejudices against llm North, nud North
ern nbuliliuuisin in particular. Bn far
these matters urn concerned, there is not
man nr woman in tint delectable city
Norlulk, u ho can excel her. At lhe snme
lime, she is n woman whose heart is ns open
us lhe day to every benevolent work, nud
whose charitable) nature is worthy of tlie
prolbtiiulesl reverence. The opening of her
school, ns II is culled, was accidental, she,
lhe intervals of oilier business, giving verbal
instruction to a few little urchins who daily
clustered about Iter always open door. The
occupation grew plensnnter, ami ut length
by bur daughter s oss slunee, sue inane
permanent nud regular. I lei school hnd
been in operation for fully u )enr, nml
doubtless with much success, or else,
laws of the pre-.t Slate of Virginia would
not now he called into exorcise to put down,
ns heinous offences, ihcso kindly ministra
tions of a nohlo widowed wouiuii nnd
orphaned child. We piusutna some pers
onal spite 11. 11st hnve been nt lhe bottom
the matter, nnd we honor Mrs. Duugluss
nud her daughter, whilo we must despise
their persecutors. i'hda. Daily Uegister.
A Fuel-iocs Pastob I The Alabama Herald
contains an account of the murder of a negro
in Chambers county, of that State, by his mas
ter, Rtn. Robert Jones, a Methodist preacher.
The negro was tied te a troe and whipped
death. The preacher immediately fled. Investigator.
SALEM, oniO, JUXE 4, 1853.
Exkoctivi Committrb meets June 8.
Never before, from nil quarters was there so
much of encouragement as now. The great
source of it to us is the energy and new resour
ces of the an ti-slavery host In all its depart
ments and divisions. There is among them a
waking up to energy and effort unexampled.
Our political nnti-slnvery men, except about
election time, have been heretofore sadly defi
cient in moral cfTort, compared with their num
bers and professions, leaving the work, in the
intervals of their campaigns, to those whom
Horace Mann, and somo free soilers In this re-
represent as nobody. This little handful
of nobody's have been reasonably busy, though
but littlo could be expected of them, if what
is said of them is true, thnt they are without
character, as well as numbers. Uut now things
are changing and political anti-slovcry men
nre taking hold with an energy which it docs
our hearts good to sec ; and the non-voters
must look out, or in their especiat department,
tho politicians will outstrip them, Frocdom
will rcjolco in such a rivalry of real and lubw.
A grnnd convention has just been held In
Contrcville, Indiana On recently in Iowa.
In our own state, Mcssis. Lewis and Oiddings,
Chase and others, aro at work In good earnest,
and it is intended to visit tho prominent places
In every county in tlie stato. In Syracuse, an
association has been recently formed, which
for Its object, " the evangelization of
tho wholo state, with tho nnti-slnvcry gospel,
and Its complete organization for tho most cfl'cc-
direction of S. J. May, Charles A. Wheaton,
and R)bert Raymond, whilo efficiently aiding
tho movement, sro Hon. Wm. Jay, Gerritt
Smith, Luther Lee, Henry Ward lleccher,
Win. Goodcll, and a host of others. It is their
purposo to work by an extensive system of col
portage and lecturing.
The American and Foreign Anti-Slavery So
ciety, proposes to raise 40,000 for its work the
present year. Thirteen thousand have been
already pledged. All thoso efftrts aro designed
to reach the people just tho thing to be done.
Tho Western Anti-Slavery Society now free
from dAt, by tho distinguished libcrnlity of a
friend, is ready for most efficient work, and
contemplates an atsault upon pro-slavery in
tho West, which ahatl tell most effectively ev
erywhere. The return of the American Soci
ety, after two years banishment, to the great
centra cf commcrco and pro-slavery, N. Y.
City. Tho new life and energy thero found to
sustain it. The prospects at the Now England
convention, (a great source of anti-slavery in
fluenco for tho comluR year,) wo learn from a
friend, were most encouraging, and contemplate
effectual co operation with us at tho west.
Add to all this, tho fuct that everywhere, wo
havo listening cars, and heart ready to receive
and obey tho gospel of freedom, and we aro
justified in saying that never did the cause seem
moro hopeful than now. Our hope is always
graduated by tho energy and heartiness of Anti-Shivery
men and women. If they will but
work thoroughly and determinedly, nothing
can stand beforo them. Their numbers will
bo multiplied, and their principles extended,
just in proportion to their personal teal and fi
delity. God and tho slave expects every ono
to do his duty. Let it be done, and victory and
success will speedily follow.
Tho Standard Commonced its XIV volume
with its lat No., and with that No., also, Mr.
Johnson commences his connection with the
paper. With this addition to the editorial force
of the paper, it cannot fail to becomo ono of
the very ablest nnd best in tho land, and alto
gether worthy to bo tho organ of the Amer. An-ti-Slavory
Society. Tho Standard, whilo it has
been faithful to tho most radical principles of
abolitionists, has also been strictly and in good
faith, an anti-slavery pnper. The Committee
are making vigorous efforts to extend its circu
lation, and wo hope they may be abundantly suc
cessful. The Standurd will be stored with facts
and arguments which will be needed by every
body and should bo in tho hands of all. Of
tho men who conduct it wo ncod say nothing.
They aro as abolilionUt,and as cditors.above all
commendation of ours, and possess a variety and
combination of talont for the work and dovotion
to tho interests of the eauso, which will of ne
cessity secure tho confidenco of all abolitionists
for tho paper, and make most glorious havoc,
with tho pro-slavery of tho country. Messrs.
Guy and Johnson uro resident editors, and Mr.
Quincy will continue his inimitable correspon
dence. A Mutakb. A lato number of tho Christian
Statesman, published by ltcv. E. Smith, con
tains an anonymous communication from this
place, in rcgurd to tho lato Bible convention
held hers, in which tho writer says that "Mr.
Barker challenged the wholo clergy to defend
tho Biblo against the chargo of supporting Sla
very." This is a mistake Mr. Barker avowed
his willingness to meet sny clergyman in dis
cussion on the claims of the Biblo to a divine
and supernatural origin, and such a diseussion
he is about to havo with Mr. Hartzcll, common
cing on tha first Monday of July. We heard
his challenge on the occasion rcfered to, and
are positive in our recollection that it was as
wo havo stated and not a the correspondent of
tho Statesman adirms.
A Chahqb. Mr. Thomas Brown, tho pub.
luher of the Truo Democrat, has retired from
that paper, and his placs is oeoupied by Mr. II.
J signed to the cars of those whom you have
j nominated as fit and xealous persons to under
glnn take the charge in your absence.
Charles Dcechcr followed wilh a few remarks
and by reading a letter from Casaius M. Clay
to Mrs. S. After refreshments had been served,
Mrs. Stone observed, in a conversational way 1
"The ladica of England are not all awato of
the real atato of feeling of tho ladies of Amcil
procbiims ! ca on tho subject of slavery; it inut not be
'judged of by tho answers sent to the address,
t nor by tho statomonta In tho American nevvspa-
Mrs Stow has had a grand roception at the
Stafford House. A great collection was present
of Lords and Ladies, Honnrables and Rever
ends. After the introduction.tho Earl of Shafts
bury delivered the following address to Mrs.
Madame ; I am deputed by tha Duchcs of
Sutherland and tho ladies of tho two commit
tees appointed to conduct ' 'lhe Address of the
Women of England to the Worn on of America
on the subject of Slavery,' to express the high
gratification they feel in your presence among
thorn this day,
" The addreas, which has received considera
bly more than half a million signatures of the
women of Orcst Dritlan and Ireland, they have
already transmitted to the United States, con-
' The oarncst desiro of these committees, and,
Indeed, we may say ef the wholo kingdom, is
to cultivate moat friendly and affectionate ro
lntions between tho two countries, and cannot
but believe that wo are fostering such a feeling
wlien we avow Our deep admiration of an
American lady who, blessed by tho possession
of vast genius and intellectual power, enjoys the
still higher blessing thnt alio devotes them to
the glory of God and tho temporal and eternal
interest of tho human race."
Tho ladies of England seem not to be at
all aware of tho deep feeling of sympathy with
which Undo Tom's Cabin was received in
America long beforo it was known in England.
Tho press in America hnd Invariably spoken
highly of Uncle Tom's Cabin ; the first word
that ever nppcard in print against Undo Tom's
Cabin was the article in tho Times. This was
reprinted and ro-ochoed in our papers, and
widely circulated in the form of a tract. The
bitterness and anger manifested against the la
dies' addrcs showed how much its foico had
enraged tho advocates of slavery.
"You in England arejhappily ignorant of sla
very j yot that address has shown your sympa
thy Si sympathy is swoct. There is no bitter fool
ing really iotween tho ludics of tho two countries
but the ladies of America cannot, becauso of
their husbands" personal and political fcelir.g,
stood forth and say what they feel on that sub
ject. Somo have said that Uncle Tom's Cabin
is now forgotten; but it should bo mentioned
that 60,000 copies of tho Key to Undo Tom's
Cabin were sold in three days. . The practical
question is, what can be done to forward this
groat work ? I look first to God ; but man al
so csn do something. Sympathy mut contin
ue to bo expressed, British subjects in Cansds
must bo educated, tho uso of free-grown cotton
must bo encouraged, such aro the ways in
which this great work may bo aided by tho pco
plo of England, remembering that, after all,
tho issuo is in tho hands of llim who ordcrcth
" Wuat can tub MATTKB bp.?" Bro. Doug
lass, iu his last Paper, notices tho fact that Ste
phen S. 1'oster, Parker Pillabury und Henry C.
Wright, wero all absent from tho lato Annual
meeting of tho Amer. Anti-Slavery, Society and
'inspects the cause," to be that the Society might
bo saved the odium of their presence, as they
are reputed infidels ! and proceeds to condemn
tho policy. We will join in the condemnation
of the "policy," but before we spend much in
dignation, we should like some other ovidonco
than suspicion of tho fact. From tlie character
of the men and their hUtory, wo should suspect
any and every other motive beforo this. When
thesa men become trimmers and time-servers.
so as to refuse anti-slavery work in order that
the hypocrites who cry infidel against them,
may think well of the Anti-Slavery Society,
why then may the Lord hsve morcy on tho rest.
Thcro will bo littlo hnpo for out-spoken hones
ty from any body. No, no. Tha infidels aro
not to be shook off in this way. They will stick
to the anti-slavery platform, and the anti-slavery
work. And they will continuoto hurl their
faithful rebukes against the haughty phariaocs,
who refuse to take thoir stand boaide them and
labor with them for the God like object.
A Nation's Disouacb. Says tho National
Ers of the 20th ult, 1 "A colored man 65 years
of age, was sold in this eity on Monday last, by
Green snd Scott, auctioneers, on Pennsylvania
Avenue, for $330. How long shall this bt
pcrmittod nn National territory " Tho Era
speaks of the public sale being "discountouano
ed" by tho citizens of Washington. It is high
time it was. That is soinothing, that tho citi
son of Washington should treat the sale of old
mon in their public avenues, just as the Whigs
treat agitation, Thore is yet room for them to
grow may they soon get to fool indignation
and annihilate inatoad of discoutcnanco.
A Southern Woman. Tho Now York Eve
ning Post publishes an excellent letter from a
lady of New Orloans, to the Duchess of Suth
erland, in reply to her addreas. Tho Post says
of tho writer, that she is over seventy yosrs of
age, and has now resided 35 yoars in New Or
leans, is ona of the most reputable and influ
ential ladies in tho city. She docs not think
the pictures of slavery in Undo Tom, unfaith
ful or exsgerated. She rebukes Mrs, Tyler,
condemns slavery here, and governmental op
pression in England, and thanks the British
ladios for their timely fidelity.
A National Convention of the colored pco
pie is to assemble at Rochester, N. Y., July 6.
The N. Y. Post copies an article from the
Charleston Mercury, in reference to the ease of
the colored British seaman, now before the
courts, testing the constitutionslity of the Isws
imprisoning colored strangers who visit that
state. The Mercury condemns the resolution
of tho Legislature appropriating money to
prosecute the suit, as such an appropriation
was a recognition of the right to question the
constitutionality and supremacy of South Car
olina law. Tho writer thinks it much moro
in keeping with the dignity of the state, to
serve all who would question their lav.s, as the
Massachusetts envoy, Mr. Hoar, was served
some years sgo. Expelled by a mob got up by
authority of the Legislature. The Mercury
forgets that they were then dealing with Massa
chusetts, but now with Great Britian. A very
dilleront oustomcr. This is going the state
rights doctrine pretty strong. There would
seem very little left for the supreme court to
do, if the states aro thus independent, and su
prcme. Their legislation beyond question.
Two can play at that gamo. And if the North
ahould undertake it, slsve catching and slavo
Homing would be at a discount. Supposo we
try it. Our voto is for it.
Letters from Boston.
We have received from II. C. Wright, two
lcttcra containing many interesting facts, but
tho crowded stato of our columns compels us
to abridge them. Tho first was written on the
2(1 th ult., during tho last session of tho New
England Convention. From this wo learn tlmt.
in spite of nn admission fee, and a hard rain,
the largo hall was filled to tho utmost. Of this
audience, Mr. Wright says :
I would you, and all Ohio abolitionists,
could look in upon us, ar.d see theso upturned,
benevolent, intelligent, snd earnest faces every
cyo Bxed intently on Theodore Parker, who is
speaking. No Now England audience no
matter of what sect or party composed ever
listena with indifference ts him. He is rich and
eloquent in thought originally expressed.
This is the Cth session, and each; from tho first
to this tho last, has been attended fully, and
some crowded. A set of resolutions was intro.
duccd at tho opening of tho first sesssion,
touching tho meaning of a voto under tho
United States Constitution and tho position
of a voting member of this Confederacy. A
suitable portion of our timo has been occupied
by tho Fioe Soilers rai'11y seeking to vindicate
themselves from our charges. Wo have chorg
cd them with sustaining tho slaveholders, in
their right to obtain tho majority, and to wield
this government in favor of slavery, and against
liberty and pledging themselves 10 obey what
ever law slaveholders as tho majority, soo fit to
enact, or to submit quietly to whatovcr penulty
they shall deem it necessary to inflict.
Theodore Parker is going on in his speech,
and the audience is all intent on catching cndi
word. lie is reading something to show that this
nation defines the (in against tho Holy Ghost,
to consist in setting slaves free, and in pleading
for tho freodom of tho slave. What a College
is Anti-Slavery ! In this College-, you dear
Marius, and all the rest of us, havo received a
better education than you got under the teach
ings of Dr. Becchcr, and better than you could
get in any other College or University in tho
world. Here, our souls aro educated.
It is delightful to sit hero and look off upon
this audience, and see thoir wrapt attention to
the most ultra sentiments that aro being utter
ed. I only ask that tho Anti-Slavery of the
West, could meet tho Anti-Slavery of the E tt
in the Mclodcnn, or in Funcuil Hull, in Boston.
Then let tho Anti-Slavery of tho Eust, meet
tho Anti-Slavery of tho West, in Hawley's
grove, near Salem. That would bo good for
both. Tho reformers of tho Ejst and West,
must know ono another better. It would
greatly benefit both. Say what they will,
there is no portion of this nation where thero
is sn opposition to slavery, more intelligent,
more earnest, intonsc, and wide-spread, than is
found in tho hearts of the peoplo of tho Ro
serve, and the counties adjoining. Tho slavo
holding heart of this nation is ono the anti-
slavery heart is ono. To it thero is no East no
West. That heart beats high with hopo, and
moral doing, God strengthen it for the great
conflict. I love the generous, hospitable, ear
nest heart of the West. May it all be arrayed
in eternal hostility to slavery."
In the second lettor, dated the 27th, Mr,
Wright soys 1
" I am whero you and all readers of tha Bu-
glo would like to be, and hearing what you
would all like to hear. Lucy Stone is speaking
before a committee of tho Constitutional con
vention, appointed to consider and report on
the petition of the womon, to have the word
" mats," stricken from the Constitution, in its
definition of the office of voters. We are in
the Senato Chamber of the Slate Houso. The
chamber is full of mon and women, the very
persons whoso natures would not allow them
to stay away. Lucy is speaking to great effect
against tho injustico done to the womon of tho
stute, by its Legislators and Constitution.
Deep and heart-full sttontion is being given.
Lucy's remarks sink deep into tho souls of al1
Drcsont. Amasa Walker is the chairman of
tho eominitee. It is devoutly to be hoped that
the committee will bring in a Report in accord
ance with the wishca of the petitioners snd
give the womon tho samo civil rights that aro
given to men.
"She is telling the committee that if voting
necsssatily tonds to corrupt women, it must also
corrupt men, and the samo argument lios against
mon going to the polls, and the Legislature,
that lies against women. It is attrocious in
men, in setting up a claim to the right to be
come corrupt, while by fraud and violence,
thoy say women shall not have that right.
'Wendell Phillips next addressed tho commit
tee, showing that the progress and redemption
of the race, depends on the relation of man to
woman, and woman to man. Sure I am, that
this relation can be regulated only by tha
love-spirit, that draws man and woman Into
true relations. Of all things, women, and men
too, engaged in this controversy between wom
en and men, should take caro that a spirit ol
rivalry and competition is not engendered by it.
Wendell lays dear the doctrine that no human
being is to bo token care of by other human
beings none to havo the cmrorfy of another ;
except, the custody nature and true love, gives
to eaeh and every one, over each and every
other. The a'ate should give to the wife the
custody of the husband, in the ssme sense In
which it gives the husband the custody f ths
"But I must stop. God speed and guide the
Woman's Rights movement."
Tho Tribune give a short personal notice of
the successful candidates for foreign appoint
ments. Hers is thnt of tho minister to Chili.
" Sam Meoabt, (our Editorial brother of Tht
Statesman, Columbus, Ohio,) goes to Chili.
This is very well. In tho first place, it is a cap-t-tUl
place for making money, and 8am., like
most of his cloth, is understood to be poor.
Then ho has long worked like a slave for his
party, and the littlo gi cat men whom Editors
mn generally think themselves extra-generous
if they should givo their creatures a villsge
pont-oflho in requital of their services. Thon
Sam. has hard, sound sense, which is a good
quality in diplomatists, though Cahinota teem
to think otherwise. True ho is, (mny we not
say tens t) a blackguard ; but a blackguard Ed
itor is about rqtiul in purity of language and
chastity of illustration to nn average atump
speaker or Congressman when ho is trying to be
decent, and we think Sam. is quito as well-
red a gentleman as tho majority of his com
peers. Un tho whole, this is a pretty gooa
Quarterly Meeting of Progressive Friends.
Nonrit Manciikstob, Wsyne Co.,
6th Month, 25th, 183. )
lle'pected Friend, Marius' Itobiasonl
Please insert the proceedings (or such part o'.
hem as thou mnyest think proper) of our meet-
ng which has recently been held in North Man
chester. MU'HICR Pl.ACS.
M.utY F. Thomas.
Proceedings of the Indiana U lat terly Meet-
11 g of Progressive Friends, North Manchester,
Wubash county, Indiana, nn Seventh day, tho
21st of fifth month, 18j3. A few of the friends
of human progrcesion met in a school houso to
consider tho propriety of organizing s Quarter- ;
ly Meeting. Mary F. Thomas was appointed
clerk. Testimonials in favor of truth an prao- '
tical righteousness were borne by several pres
ent. The proceedings of a preliminary meeting
which was tho call for this meeting, was read.
also the address of tho Progressive Friends of
Ohio. After a candid and unrestrained inves
tigation of the religious and social demands of
our nature, and a general expression of thought
and feeling thereon, it was resolved to organixo
a Quarterly Meeting. Adjournod until 2 a'cl'k
on tho following day.
FIRST DAY, 22d, 1853.
The meeting convened at the appointed time.
Maurice Placo and Mary F. Thomas were ap
Testimonies on tho moral and religious duties
of man were again offered. An address from
Elijah T. Frantzof Whitley county, was read
and accepted by tho meeting : also tho addreaa
of Ohio Progressive Friends was sgain resd,
snd the viows contained in it cordiully unitod
with. After further deliberation, it was agreed
lo hold a Quarterly Meeting under the name of
Indiana Quarterly Meoting of progressive
Friends, notrcjoctiug any from our platform for
difference of religious views, but we invite to
membership with us all who regard God as our
common Father, snd recognize the universal
brotherhood of man. That tho world may be
informed of our position, and the feelings that
have brought us together, we appoint Maurice
Placo, Owen Thomas, Atlontio Gray, William
Dugdalo, Elizabeth Wright and Henry P. Nin
de, to prepare a declaration of aentimcnt and
produce it at the noxt mooting to be hold at
West Grove, Jay county, tho first seventh day
in tho eighth month.
It was concluded that ss our meetings will be
remote from each other, that it will be best for
each meeting to sppoint its own clerk. :
Under a full conviction that we had been fa
vored with the presence of the spirit of our
Universal Father, we adjourned, and the clorka
were directed to send the proceedings to the.
Anti-Slavery Buglo (or publication.
Maiiy F. Thomas, Uork
Tbub if not witty. The Journal of Com
mcrce calls the Liberator the "Lie bs-tater,"
and some other papers seem to think it a vastly
' good thing." Mr. Garrison accepts the witty
saying as quite truo, and givea thia its charac
ter, as a sufficient reason for ao often berating
the mondacious Journal of Commeroe.
The Commonwealth say of it: " This seema
like a oonfession from our pro-slavery friends
that their position which tho Liberator is accus
tomed to berate so vigorously, is, in thoir own
view, a 'lio.' "
"Tub last on 'bm." The inscription on tha
proposed Webster monumont,(" morally,") ssya
the Commonwealth, will bo "To the Last of the
Great Whigs, by the Last of the Little Wbig.'t
By the way we have not told our readers that
some two weeks ago the proposition to erect a
monument to Wobstcr, waa lost in tha Masse
chupetts Legislature by a voto of 11 fl to 111.
His works do follow him. '