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husband ? did our children cluster around
bur knees asking for bread, when we liatl
hone to give, because the liquor-dealer wan
enjoying nil our anhatance received from the
hnnda of a faithless husband anil fnther,
Would we fold our hands and sny, " we linve
no time to upend in the cbubo?" I.ct ua an
wer the question na we know you will : "No,
no, who will come to the rescue ?" We echo
back, irnoif not the principal sufferers? In
answer to the second objection, we sny it wna
not started ly a low criiliiisinntv, nor wns it
the result of one meeting, hut several. The
subject wna discussed and examined nt our
meetings, in nil it bearings, l.y women who
linve eullorcd mure than tongue could utter
liy women, ton, who huvo never sulV.-rcd ono
pang, anve tluit they sympathized withjtheir
wronged and injured aex. And as the rexult
of those discussions, this plan wn. adopted
aa the most approprinte in which women
could engnge to redress their wrongs, and the
most fUcieut in radically miring this great
anil growing1 evil. We mil particularly upon
those who are enjoying their quiet, pencellil
homes homes the spoiler line) never (In red
to enter to aid us in this undertaking ; you
enn tnke up this subject and your huidiniids
will henriily en-opemto with you, hut the
mouth ol the drunkard s wile is sealed in two
ways: first, her pride, her lingering anil long
tried sfl'eciinii lor her husband, lorliiil her lo
proclaim the extent of her Hollering to the
world. Secondly aim dure not do it in ninny
instance lit the peril of her hie. I lo who
hns sworn at tlioiltnrlo lovenud cherish her
even na liii own flesh, would, under ihe in
fltirnca ol nrdent spirits, li iko her bleeding
and scnsi less nt his feet.
This is no over drawn pielure. Ih there a
County in our Stnte tint rim sny there hns no
murder lieen committed within it hounds liy
men tinder the inlluenre of tlm 1 V -1 1 destroyer?
We would sny to thnso whom homes
the spoiler lins entered, turning it bom a
liloomiug gnr.lcti into n howling wilderness,
" I onr, siitl-ring suuer! lilt up your l.nn.ls,
for the dny ol voiir redemption .In. ivcsh nigh."
Daughters of l'etins Ivnnin, the good old
Hlnte I licit never tarries long behind ill liny
laudable tinih-rtiiking, nroiiMe, awnke ; let ua
beseech you by nil ilint is pure, nohlu nod
Christian in your wemnn's heart, to tnktt up
this auhjeut Hud rurry it through Willi un
flinching zenl, until the struggle is over and
we nre f ree.
Adopted by the members of the Liwrenee
Collllty TeMPKRANCE ASSOCIATION.
Mr. Garrison's Position.
The pioneer of modern nnti slavery or
abolitionism is n mniked mini, mid n limn of
mnrk. Ilia movements nro characteristic:,
lie hns long been n representative man. I'll
fortunately, llie type of his ineutiil mid senti
nieulnl nature is Hiirli ns is fimud ndheriiig
to mnuy men who hnvo nothing ol bis sin
cerity of character or intepriiy ol heart.
Thi.i gives ndvnntiiges to those who luko
pleasure in maligning the cntisii of Freedom
by abusing the men who udvncnto it.
With no sympathy with n hat is technically
enlled " infidelity" hy churchmen; tin the
rnntrnry, wiib unwavering confidence in tlm
Jtiblu ns n Divinely authorized nud every way
sufficient rulo ol liiilh mid practice, wo huar
much of the uliimor ngninst "Ganisun'a luli
slelity" with very liitlu sympathy for the
Whnt thero is of it tlmt U tangible, i.i the
fruit of their limning, l'nr worse, in other
directions, nro the result of the unmistnk
able Atheism of the church respecting God,
and Ihe treachery of t!m clergy in reference
to the interests of Immunity. Men hnvo
been placed by them in tlm position of bap
tized heathen. And s:uiclified rubbers claim
membership in the church. They have, by
tl'eir "divinations," ben itched the saints with
their sorceries, nud poisoned the streams of
truth wiib their mixtures. Tbo "infidelity
of Garrison" indeed !
While we regret the infidelity be exhibits
toward the liilile nsnn inspired hook, nuother
theme hns been ours fur years. And that is
tlm inllilf lily of lliu churrh tlio prnelicnl
atheism of the clergy.
Clinging to Ihe liilile believing it with
all ihe tenncity of a religious zealot nud
rendy, to tlio extent of our ability, to defend
it nt every point wliero attacked, when nec
essary, we shull accord to Mr. C.irrison tlio
light to slate his own position. H'ti'jeym.
The peculiar Institution.
In an obscure corner, and (he obscurest
tyie of The JS'eio Orltani Delia, appears tlio
" First District Court Judge Larue.
Taquetlt f. w. e. vs. h'. M. Lambeth and
Mr. Harris. This was a case in which the
pluinlitf sought In recover ber freedom. Sho
declares abe was legally iniiiiumilted in 1610,
and continued to enjoy her freedom till near
the beginning oj lel., when idie won seized
and nut in jail by delcnilunt, Lambeth, nud
afterward curried to hi plantation, wliero
she baa been compelled to w ork, until March,
1833, when alio wna sent to this city. Shu
sues lo recover her freedom, $3 000 damages,
and $'25 per month biiiee shu Iiiih been detain
ed in defendant's service. On heaiing the
case, Judge Larue gave judgment, in deereo
ing the phiiniiff to be free, but allowed no
damages or wages."
It is difficult lo characterize the monstros
ity of such a proceeding as ibis. Here is a
free American woninn, seizeil ns a rluvu in
1845, till! kept in bondage eight years on a
plantation. Kuahled finally, by what means
the above court and bold statement does not
explain to get n hcnriiijf in a Com l of Justice,
Ihe Judge at once pronounces that her pre
tended muster bus no right over ber, or in
other words tlmt be bus kidnapped her uud
deprived ber of liberty br that period. Of
course .Mr. Liiubcib ih an etim.ihlH citizen !'
aiidlho upright and learned Jmlr; gives no
H images to a worn in for beiuj ibiprived il
legally of her liberty liir eight years !
The New-Orleans press has not one word
on the trial no comment no breath of in
dignation. Such U thu peculiar institution,
What bos tlio Cotton-press of this City to
sny ? ' Hpeak up, Alussrs. of Win Iltjirtta,
Journal qf Commerce and Courier and Lnquir.
u. At loust assure us once ngain in this
connection that Vucle Tom't Cabin is a mere
issue of Ihe imagination. Tribune.
(7Tiir. pcoplo of Vermont expect tlmt
their law will suve them in Iti53 'about one
I.ake Chanipluin of tears, seven douhle-cur
loads ol taxes, and sin enough lo tnutoriully
lessen (lie work ut tbe day of judgment.
Yea, and produce aunehine enough to bleat
sen thousand heart and homes, uud uiske
II Heaven rejoice. Cayuga Chief.
This paper wns established some three
years ago, ut Mercer, Pa., under the editor
ship of Kev. Joseph Cordon, faithful and
thorough Abolitionist, who made it a terror
to Ihe Shivery-polluted churches of our
country. Thoroughly Csivioistic in theology
as he wna, Mr. Cordon never endorsed Ihe
dishonest nnd slanderous imputations of " in
fidelity" which those Churches are continu
ally distiiiir upon Abolitionists who cherish
a lailh ilillereut from their own, with a view
' to counteract the cllects likely to be proline
I ed by 1 1 io truthful exposure of their complic
I i'y in thn guilt of slavcholding. The Amer
! lean Anti-Hhivery Society and ils friend
wero always treated by him with Christian
courtesy and respect. Koine months ago,
: however, the tree l're$byltrian was discon
tinued, and it goml-wpi transferred to Ihe
Christian I'resi nt Cincinnati, of which Mr.
Cordon became one of the editors. The
new paper promised well at first, but Mr.
I Cordon bnviug censed to write for it, it hns
I lately sunk itself lo the level of the popular
religious press by ils Jesuitical nttneks upon
Mr. Carrison and others who work with him
in Ihe Anti-Sl iveiy cause, and esiiecinlly by
echoing the chnrge of iulideliiy" brought
nirninsl them by Ihe pro-slavery Church.
On ibis account, we ore grntilied to learn
Unit Ihe Fne I'resbylerian is to be revived
under lis former editor. It br.s long been
our belief that n thoroughly orthodox man
is lint nrcessirily mean nnd ungenerous to
ward Ihnso w hose theological sentiments dn
not square with his own ; nud Mr. Cordon
will, wo trust, help us by Ins example to re
tain a conviction which the un Christian
conduct of so many others is bo well culctl
filed to shake. .Vuf. 7. S. Standard.
Dr. Uoss, of Chntanoogn, Tcnn., Fnys in
the dill'ertigrr of llial city, of the peuerile
resolutions of Now School Presbyterian
General Assembly on Slavery.
"Thn resolutions which were pnssed by a
minority of the number which originally met,
nnd alter 1 1 it I original number bud given the
whole thing the go-by, will not express Ihe
mind of the Assembly. Uesides, the whole
thing was intended to be nothing
but n bag of wind. I hope, therefore, the
South will be sternly, and not Ice I the lunst
concern from this ngitiiiiou. The strong
(Northern conservative spun will tame down
ull ibis fiery Alxdiiionisiii in the Northwest."
Ul courser itlnyhe! "wind bags nre
not so ellective as formerly. Jinnies they
are vulneralile. you can oust 'em. Ami
when confined gas docs escape, it smells bad.
And the remembrance is iinvtliiug but frag
rant, l or Iheso nnd other philosophical
reasons wo don't anticipate with much con
fidence, the success of Ihe Prchvlcriiiii en
terprise ol taming down ubolilionicui with
";i wind bng."
Ono thing is secured, however, a pioper
name for the windy exhalations of the eccle
siastical gasometers of America. No better
name can be given to the temporizing reso
lutions of tlio Conferences nud Assemblies
on Slavery, which yet nllow, while they con
demn, than "wind bags." That's it exactly.
Mosquitoes—Mode Getting Rid of Them.
The Chinese appear tnhnvesome mode of
driving away mosquitoes, which places them
fir in advance of us, and we are surprised
that there line been no introduction here of
Komu similar method. Mr. Fortune, in trav
eling in tlio interior of China, found Ihe mo
squitoes almost intolerable. In the boat there
was no rest for him. He wns finally advised
to purchase somo mosquito tobacco. The
Chinese take somo bamboo or other sub
stance, get the snwings of somo resinous
wood, Jumper tree or such, mix it with somo
combustible matter, cover the stick with it
nearly to its extiemity then hung it up and
burn slowly. Thu udor is not unpleasant.
Thn saw-dust is sometimes put up in paper
and burnt on thn floor. Various species of
wormwood nre used, and tlio stems nud plants
nre dried And mixed with some iiiflamnble
siibsinuce. The mosquito has an aversion
to thesn snb.itnuccs, and whenever they urn
net on Sie, thu insect leaves. We should
have this introduced for our summer use.
On the 18th of January, 1773, at Hanover,
Vs., Patrick Henry thus wrote:
" Would uuy one believe that I am master
of slaves of my own purchase ? 1 am drnwn
along bv the general inconvenience of living
here without them. 1 will not, 1 cannot jus
tify it. However culpablo my conduct, I
will so fir pay my devoir to virtue ns lo own
the rectitude of her precepts, noil lament my
want of conformity to them.
"I believe n timo will come when nn on-
pnrtuiiiiy will bo offered lo abolish this la
mentable evil. It is a debt we owe
to the purity of our religion, to show that it
is at variance witluhut law that warrants sin
very." Now look at this, and judge if tlio world's
people are not sometimes better than the
professed diciples of Christ.
" Uev. Robert Jones, of Chambers county,
Alabama, u preacher of the Methodist de
nomination, lately tied a negro man of bis up
lo a tree and whipped him to death! After
Ibis, finding that neither (iod nor man would
uphold him in his summary mode of sending
a ltd low -creature to Heaven, be ignomini
ously tied." The account of this bnrhnrily
is given in the Alabama Herald. .Vat. Era
Thomas H. Benton.
This veteran statesman cornea out nobly
in Ilia old nge. Ilo ia of the Unmans, nnd
not, hy far. thu least worthy of them. He
has run n truly American career.
" Horn in North Carolina, in 1783; educat
ed nt I Impel Hill (Jollegn in that htate
studied law at William nud Mary's in Vir
giuia j entered the army in 1810; emigrated
to tbe Territory of Missouri a year or two
niter; there became editor of a newspnper;
saw Missouri niluutteil into the I'mon as a
sovereign Slate in 1821 ; wns elected to the
I'uited btntes year lie ore; served in (hat
capacity 150 years; wns a groat man in the
Senate when Webster, Clay and Culhoun
wore in their prime; waa do fen led in ltiSl;
slumped the Slate with the vigor of ayofJng
campaigner, and was elected to the House of
Kepresentatives in leaV; and now, in his
seventieth vear. is the foremost ehnm
pinn of that most magnificent project of
modern times, the great racmc Kailroau.
From the Columbian.
Southern Morals and Northern Toadyism.
A friend In Washington county, Ohio, ha
sent us copies of the four articles below. The
first, sppears to be an original advertisement,
of the legitimate business of Jos. Jbn.iinos, at
New Orleans. Then follows a letter from a
precious specimen of a toad-cster at the North
tho reply of Jennings, which must havt been
very gratifying to ths dough-fnce and finally,
the sentiment of the ffe Urltant Pt In re
lation to the whole transaction.
Tht correspondence, and the retnsrks of ths
Prtu, below, como in ths shspo of a show-bill,
evidently got up to invito ths patronise of ths
scrupulous, whme scruples would bs likely to
be removed by the aptnoM of sn 11 honest abo
litinniit" to participnto in such a business.
Tho wholo affair dcHcs comment.
The friend who sends us ths ropy, says :
" I wonder if tho scamps South, think that abo
litionists aro rnfint these pipers make thorn out I
Of course they do. 'Honest abolitionists'
gambling for negroes ! 'Praying to the Lord
for suoccis 1 1 ' and then ' transporting the un-
fnrtuiibto wretches to Libctiat!!' The Lord
deliver ui from nicA abolitionism."
JOSEPH JENNINGS GRAND RAFFLE.
" Ho! ererii one thai thirtieth" to win a noblo
If ye hnvo been asleep too long, prsy open now
And gno upon tho treasure vast, presented to
Their qualities cxtromcly rich, and varied is
And FiuT Volt have tte ilenli well trained
and Thy i s is their name
For mettle and for speed, long borne upon the
wings ot f smc
And thon the trainer Shannon, who made them
what they aio,
With 6u.?(y and a httrneu fit to match the gnrg
And MExr, you have Eliza a golden visaged
One worthy to be treasured, e'en as a priceless
She cooks, she vashes, irons and docs all
things in atrlo
And thon she's fully guaranteed In title, all the
Oh I could you sco this yollow girl, and view
her melting oyes
Could you but tamo hor puddings rare, her pat
try and her pies,
You'd say the price for all these things were
nntliinff to eompnro
To what l'.U:a yellow girl, and all her virtues
Not tho "Fumed Counlcst" has a graco more
winning to ilio eye
(But L;Z!y' too much modesty to lift hor leg
so hiuu :)
And then she never figured yet bsforo the
court ot uw,
And tint's a virtuo that ws think her much the
better for. '
Nbxt, comes the noblo Organ -of multifarious
Which, like tho harp of Orpheus, will move
tho very a '.ones j
Henry Irwin is tho inukor an artist of Now
And proudly may ho claim it chef d'auvrt of
Two Indies' Golden Bracelets then nixt Invite
Thuir beauty were enough, indeed, to make an
Both of them wore desired for nymphs of
And of themselves sre quito enough to gild
thuir maker's name.
Thus Mr. Jb.vninos offers to all who luck
Treasures as worthy of their iu, as pleating to
their tyt .
. Then let all hasten to soleet a tickot of their
And in tho lUrpLB quick to como, each one
shall have a voico.
Mr. Jos. Jsxninos,
Sir : A New Orleans paper hns fallen
into my hands, by which I perceive you hsve
a radio far two slavos a man and a woman.
So strongly are my feelings enlisted on behalf
of poor Africans, hold in cruel bondage, that I
would willingly purchaso tho freedom of all
wero I able to do so ; as my means are quito
limited, however, I only encloso you $20, for
as many chances in your rnfllo. Please send
mc a ccrtiflcato of tho numbers taken, and also
of the result; and, in event of my efforts being
crowned with success, I shall mnka arrange
ment through an agent in Now Orleans, to havo
tho unfortunato wretches sent at once to Libo
ria. I am, Sir, Yours, c.
WASHINGTON HARRISON IRWIN.
West Troy, N. Y.,
May 8th, 1-2 P. M., 185!. J
New Orleans, May 18th, 1853.
Mr. Washington Harrison Irwin, )
West Troy, New York. J
I roceivod a fow days ago your letter, In
which was enclosed twenty dollars, with di
rections to apply the ssme to the payment of
twenty chances in my rafrlo. I immediately
complied with your rcquost.and heroin enclosed,
you will find a certificate of the numbers taken
by you. I bko such conduct on the part of our
Northern countrymen t if they would all act as
you do, the Uouth would be lid or a necessary
evil. Let the North, by contribution, raise
funds to buy our slaves; if such a course
wero pursued by the abolitionists, they would
suococd in their ambition, and eauae no un
friendly feelings bctwocn duTvrent sections of
our beloved country.
But sir, allow me to differ with you, whon
you ssy " your feelings are enlisted on behalf
of poor Africans held in cruel bondage ;" ptr.
haps you have never visited the South,, and
this is the reason you call them " poor Africans
held in cruel bondage." I will not argue t)ie
question with you, but from observation, must
ssy, that the good and the honest slave Is as
contented and happy as the freeman.
Your obedient aorrsnt,
(From the New Orleans Press.)
AN HONEST ABOLITIONIST.
Jsnkinos hss shown us a letter from a lead
ing abolitionist in New York, enclosing a draft
for the needful, and ordering his namo put down
for twenty chances in tho mo baffls I Ua re
marks that he is induced to do so, in the hopo
that the Lord w ill prosper his humble efforts
to redeem SAminon and "fair Elba" from cru
el bondage. In event of success, he informs
Mr. Jennings that he has, through an agent in
this city, made arrangements for their trans
portation to Liberia.
Now, that is what we call on honttt abolition
it!. He makes no attempt to steal his neigh
bor's proporty, but is willing tn take his chsnco
snd " trust to the Lord." We think his pros
pects for divlno favor are much better than
those who, under the garb ol pl.ilanthrophy,
would divest another of his inherited or invest
ed rights. .
As we doubt not the prayers of all the abo
lition saints at ths North will bo enlisted In tho
matter, we cannot incur the risk of anticipating
the action of Providence by presuming to doubt
of their success.
From the Standard.
The White a House of Prayer.
There is no popular sin which tho pro-slavery
Church of this country will not justify or ex
cuso in the occupant of a high official station,
provided only thnt he is sttentivo to tho out
ward forms which that Church has prescribed.
Sometimes sho will canonise an influential man
and gloss over tho lowest personnl vices, in
rot urn for an empty and heartless compliment
to the power of Christianity, while at tho same
timo she will hurl her anathemas st the head
of a reformer, however pure his life, who will
not pronounce her shibboleths. Our popular
divines are always running after men in author
Ity, and eager to appropriate tn the furtherance
of their own sectarian plans sny marks of ex
ternsl deference for Ihe forms of religion w hich
they may exhibit. We hsve an example of
this In the following psragrnph, communicated
to the Chriitian Mirror by "A Pastor," snd
eagerly coppicd by other religious papers :
" I aro sure that many parents will rejoice tn
know, on unquestionable suthnrity, that the
Presidential Mansion Is a house of, jltnycr.
Daily social devotions, attonded on Sabbath
morning by all the inmates of the house, to
gether with tho constant recognition of God at
tabic, whilo thoy mark tho highest household in
our land as exempt from tlio malediction pro
nounced against those ' families that call not
upon the name' of Johovah, may serve to en
courage Christians and set a good example to
Tua Excitino Slavic Case of Ykstebdat.
On Monday morning last, two gentlemen from
the South, Mnjor Choutard and Judge Tickney,
took rooms at the Buinet House. Four slaves
attended them. During tho day, two of the
slaves, without saying a word to their masters,
left, and have not sinco been heard of. Their
masters took no measures for their recapture,
and intended to continue their route yesterday,
morning, with the two remaining servants.
Just as they wero getting ready lo leave, one
of tho Deputy Sheriffs served a w rit on Major
0 , to appear beforo Judge Stallo, to answer
charge of forcibly dotaining two negro persons
Their departure was necessarily postponed,
and the parties repaired to the Court House.
Tho slaves, upon being interrogated by tho
Court whether or not thoy w ished lo lesve their
master, Major Choutard, replied, " We will die
before we will leave our master." The Judge
dismissed the esse, lemarking that the negroes
had a right to go and do as they pleased. The
court room was densely crowded snd much
excitement prevsilcd. The psrties lesve on
their trip to-day. Cin. Gat.
Alexander Jsce, a free-born colored man of
New York, has been takenjip In the Choctaw
Nutton, Ark., as a runaway slave. He has
friends in Now York, snd elforts xi.l be made
to reclaim him. Pa. Freeman.
Wo read in tho Richmond, v.Vs.,) Morning
Mail, ol tho lst,.t hat "Thomat Jeffrton, said to
bo a free boy, was committed to prison for wsnt
of a register." What has bocomo of that old
reaistcr in which he recorded that all men are
born free and equal Ballon Commonwealth.
MuRDin. II. B. Wilson, of this eounty.wss
committed to Jail on 8unday last, on the eharge
of having killed a negro giil, his property, by
excessive whipping. Wo havo heard none of
the particulars of the ease. Raleijh (JV C.,)
Reguttr, June 10.
Rr.st akkablb Escape Lnst evening a
youth in the employ of Mr. Thomas Daniels,
while engaged ut work iu the thud siory of
his Drug Store, near the scuttle which is used
for passing goods from the basement,
thoughtlessly stepped backwards and fell
through. Mr Daniels had left him but a
moment before, nnd descended lo Ihe second
story. While passing by Ihe scutllo, some
thing flitted by him, and intuitively grasped
at it, caught ihe boy and landed him on Ihe
second floor, with no other injury than a
dislocation of ihe shoulder. But for this, he
must have liillen into Ihe cellar, a distance
of twenty-eight feet, si the imminent liuznrd
of his tile. Air. Daniels cannot tell whnt
induced him to catch for the boy, nnd does
not really know in whut manner he saved
him, so rapid waa Ilia impulse both mental
and physical which directed his movements.
It waa in truth a most remarkable escape for
the boy, and a feat which no forethought or
deliberation would have aided to accomplish
Toledo Blade. ' 1
QL)c Qlnti-SlarjcrB Buglf.
SALEM, OHIO, JULY 19, 18153.
Exsoctivb CoMmrrsB meets August 7.
More Constitutional Law.
A mviiiv lUKiiiTV nppri'llbliv vm ni aiK"u wi
v w-.i- q r. ' i rv v
a design of having him returned to Now Jersey, j
from whenco he had escaped. Tho facts of his
indonture and escape wero proved. But the
Commissioner contended thst the words of tho
Constitution snd the fugitive act of 180,( which
readers will recollect sre the same), and the
ol 1703, do noi describe persons held to
servico or labor as apprentices. But thst the
word perton in ths Constitution is synonymous
with tlate, snd that the whole scops of tho
Constitutional clause, and of tho Congressional
acts were exhausted In their application to fu
gitive slaves, and are applicable to nono other.
Mr. Commissioner fortified his opinion by the
Prig case, by quotations from Judge Story, and
by the history of tho Constitution and tho law.
Ho accordingly discharged the apprentice.
A new Constitutions! construction. Probnbly
we aro indebted fur it to that skin aristocracy
which wont lot a colored man train in Massa
chusetts or Ohio, and now demands a sprciol
law to send him back to servitude. Everything
must have a beginning, and wo shall not won
der if Mr. Commissioner Morton's opinion wnt
affirmed by his superiors at Washington, if
any body should think it worth whilo to carry
it thero for revision.
And yet after all wo have some little respect
for this decision. Wo hare little doubt it is
the truth in rrgnrd tn what was intended by a
majority tf tho federal convention and by Con
gress. And wo arc quite glad to sco to infam
ous and shockingly wicked laws, rcsrtittcd in
their operation by any moans.
Commenting upon ibis case, the Anti-Sin-very
Slumlord snys t
The Hilvoeutes for the Anll Sluvery char
ter of the Constitution make, or think they
make, n strong point iu lliu argument that
that clause in tbe Constitution, in Sec. .'I,
Arl. l, relating to -fugitives from lehor" may
apply tn apprentices, nud does not necessar
ily apply In slaves. The nrgumeiit has, nt
least, done this good service, that the point
will lie judicially considered, nud the prneli
cnl meaning of Iho Constitution como to be,
nt length, positively decided by the Courts,
and nil rensouidilH doubts done nnny w ith.
If it should ever be settled thai lliu article in
question does apply 10 apprentices, Ihe next
step may be that it does not apply Iu slaves,
mid should the door he once opened In inno
vations upon thu popular construction of the
Constitution, it inny never be closed ngain
till that instrument is miiilu free from nil pos
itive or constructive support of Slavery. Wu
nckiniwleili'o I li.it we have not ihe least hope
or expectation of Ibis until Slavery is abol
ished, or a new Union created, though we
should rejoice should we ever find ourselves
mistaken. We are gbul, however, to see the
question raised, nnd Iho iliseussiiui c.irricd
on in Ihe Courts, for good, we believe, will
come of that, lei tlm decision be as it may.
We ish Ihe Constitution were on the side
of Ihe Anti-Slavery Cause; hut if it is nut,
ns we miiiiilniu, the sooner that timii comes
Iho belter, when history, nrgumeiit nnd facts
shall leave nothing on which lo hang a doubt.
Tho discussion between Messrs. Hartzell and
Barker, which we'noticed, continued from Mon
day till Friday afternoon, in all, nine sessions
of from two and a bnjf to three hours each.
The debato was conducted with courtesy and
fairness, and with perhaps less to mar the good
feeling of tho parties than is usual on such
occasions. Cyrus M'Nccly, C. S. S. drilling
and Wilson Thorn, presided to tho satisfaction
of all. And tho utmost decorum on tho part of
the audience prevailed to the end.
Mr. Hartzell presented, smong other things,
what he deemed tho application of the " per
fect rulo of life" found in tho Bible, to women
and to slavery. Ho warmly sustained Paul's
teachings in regard to women's tights snd du
ties. In regard to slavery, he contended thst
all that had been dono for its removal, in the
past, or that was doing in the present, was to
be attributed to the Diblo. He reiterated, w ith
all iu absurdity, the com moo orthodox charge,
thnt abolitionist wore, under preteneo of anti
slavery,' seeking to establish infidelity and
subvert tho Bible. In tho charge, ho indiscrim
inately included all classes of anti-slavery men
without exception. During this part of his
address the speeker wanned up with unutul
energy. The whole class of refnrmcrswho aro
not of the church, received severe denuncia
tion. Mr. Barker's reply on these points presented
a masterly specimen of enmpsct logic severe
rebuke and overwhelming eloquence, especially
his answer to tbo question, which Mr. Hartzell
had tauntingly asked, What hat abolition ihnel"
We intended to have presented our readers with
a sketch of tho remarks on this point, but are
compelled to defer it.
National Woman's Riouts Convention.
Wo learn from the last Una, that though a call
was issued somo few weeks since for the assem
blage of this Convention In Cleveland iu October
next, it has nevertheless been thought best to
changa tho timo. It is now proposed to hold it
in New York city in September. Tho arrange
ment is not yet, however, definitely made.
Mr. Gbobob Wbavrk was re-elected a Jus
tico of tha Peace in this villsge on Saturday
last. The election was a most brisk and excit
ing one. The temperance question wss tho ono
at issue. Some of all parties united with the
rummies to oppose Mr. Weaver. Some Froe
Boilers and some loudly professing teroporance
men, found themselves in bad company, Mr.
weaver's majority was a small ons.
Manufactures at the South.
m.eci.y wuu incense., power .
j w Oppression. A righteous retnbulian it
'". ' " natural and Inevitable. W
' invito our cltizcne in time to look at tha mat
our j ler and overt the evil by seeking the emanci
act pi.llon of Inhnr in every form. Whether tha
! Houlh succeeds in introducing mechanics sod
The F.ra, speaking ol the Memphis Con
ventlon, gives an opinion thnt tha South ia -beginning
to see Its own interest, anil ia in
earnest to withdraw itself from exclusive
planting utul introduce manufactures of va
rious descriptions; thus bringing slave arti
amis in competition with the free. If so, th
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support to slavery so generally rendered by
northern n.i clin.iiea nnd liuinufncllirera, will
monufiiclurcB or not, the laborer always has
been, and nlways will be impoverished and
degraded by the existence of slave-lsbor.
The industrial classes of the North arc the J
whose interests nre especially concerned in
tho question. They have it in their power
to overthrow tbo system. Justice snd hu
manity combine w ith interest in urging them
lo this purpose. Let not narrow views r
party prejudice prevent the effort. The Era
"Stave labor, hitherto restrained lo such
applications ns did not materially compel
wnb lliu iuicrcst of Ihe free, is to lake a new
sphere, nnd its cheaper productions to be
tlirnwn into rivalry in Iho m arkets of tha
world with the woiknf men whose votes nnd
voices, prejudices nml oppressions, have
nurse. I il into lininiilable power. The cheap
er kinds of tobacco nre manufnrttired in the
Sooth now. 'I wo or three thousand slaves)
iu Richmond iuive turned ns many n bite men
out of that employment in Philadelphia ; nnd
the day is not distant hen lens of thousands
nf black girls will be making the cottons that
the Lowell gills nie paid lor to day. Every
species ofmanuliiciures n hich i-nu be cheaply
uud iH'eclively overseen and regulated by
supei iulenihiiils, is quite possible iu Virginia ;
nud the sectional iiulepenilencn of the South,
which islo he established while it is growing
up her slaves into in iiihooil, will lie holding
down Ihe wages of Iho free In I Hirers of ilia
North, nho have allowed nnd lielieil ll.eir
enslavement. The otlcnco will be punished
without a miracle here or i.islMiuemrut till
hereafter. Tho South will bo coming right
and reaping i's benefits, lliu North will be
suffering lor lliu w rong until it is completely
nliiui'd lor nml removed. Let Cod's justice
work. We nre not without hope that il will
be mitigated to tho line ns it will lie blessed
lo the other party, for the beneficence nf ihx
system under which we have our rommoti
existence is us inlinita ns ils Author."
Deb. National Dkmokbat. This paper
bus made ils appearance, lis mission is an
important one, the circulation of fads among
our German population. The papers should
be sentli-red freely over Columbiniia, Stark
nud Wayne counties. This class of popu
lation linve bnd a very limited access to facta
regarding slavery, and yet we know that no
class of persona con be more readily reached
by them, than the Gi-rnu.na, il the facts ran
como to them well authenticated. Let anti
slavery men sou to it, that thi menus is
thoroughly used, if it shall prove, ns we hope
il will, n faithful instrunn ntality. Wt can't
rend tbe De mokral, mid so have tn tuka it
upon trust. A good German Ami-Slavery
pnper is just what hns lung Ix-en needed, and
what-will do immense good.
"Coino Orr. The colored r-sidenls nf
Circleville, Ohio, are about sending an agent
lo Liberia, to seek out n home tor them, aa
nre also thu colored people uf Cleveland."
Doubtful. We clip tho above from an
eastern paper, but have never heard of il in
these parts before.
Wobkinq Both W its. The colored o
plu of Cincinnati have established a theatre)
in that city. In imitation of their ps.lo-fi.eed
brethren they have kindly appropriated
pluce in the third tier fur tha tchites. They
nro decidedly opposed to tho promiscuous
mingling of colors.
Ashtabula ano N. Lisbon Railroad.
Tho Compnny for building this road organ
ized on tho 4ih insl., by tho election of a
Hoard of Directors. Il consists of Henry
llubbnril, F. Carlisle, Joshua R. Gidiliuga, L.
11. Austin, J. II. Mulconib, Henry Springer,
and A. L. lire wer.
Fkmalk Mcdical Colleok The Fourth
Annual Announcement of ihe Female Med
ical College of Pennsylvania ia beforo ua.
I ia fuculty ia full, and ha regular sessions,
commence in October. For particulars, sea
advertiaerncui. The catalogue embraces
thirty-one matriculated students.
Freeman's Manual. Our llianks are) duo
Mr. Rice for the back numbers of this semi
monthly. It is filled with interesting anti-ala-very
mutter and valuable for circulation. It
is tn be published semi-monthly until thirleeu
numbers ure issued. Address L. L. Rica,
Tho Covornmont of Cuba has imprisoned
two of tho most notorious of the slave trader
upon that island, the one a Spaniard, tha other
a Frenchman. They at first considered it a
joke, but according to the New York Tribune,
are beginning to think the Captain Oeneral In
earnest. The Creoles rejoice to see tha hand
of tha government upon tho Spaniard. Wo
think thoy will hardly punish them severely.
If we understand the matter, tha Captain Gen.
erai is as oeepty implicated In the trade a any.
"Qualified VotsrI" only, can hold Stat
officea In Ohio. Women and nigger aro
xut of Ihe question. '