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lion ought to be abolished, because the Bililo
recognised the right of kings to rule, and enjoined
obedience on their subject j or that the 1 Mnine
law' it 'infidel,' because Christ and li is apostles
Died wine; probably for want of time, for he
found occasion to beat a hasty retreat, crying
Infidel,' bocauso he could not convince his oppo-
nenta ma. roi.ing a man 01 tin ma wages, his who
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mm cuiiuieii, mn intellect unci gum, nits m vitrinimii
deed. On tho last evening there was a large attend
ance of the elite of our villagn.Mcrchants, Ministers
and Lawyers, backed by the opening buds of
promise from our mcthodist nursery, with tho
agent of the school himsolf a mcthodist, soldier
priest or priest soldier, who sits up nights to halo
slavery, if we may believe him, and fights nljuli-
tionists day times. These were all on band to
do battle for the truth as it is in "modern" Mcth-
odism, either with the hot shot of personal invec
tive and denunciation, sans argument, or with fists,
billets of wood, unmarketable eggs, and whatever
other weapons might bo available Mr. Walker,'
la an able and cloquont effort, showed the charac
ter of truo practical Christianity, attempting to
prove that man was the object of Heaven's solici
tude, not institution, and that bcnoficcnco to him
as the representative of his master, was the high
est form of Christianity the highest evidence of a
state of grace. At the close of his remarks, It
being 0 o'clock, an effort was made to lay the reso
lutions on tho tnblo, to take up the matter of
finance, as It was the last night of the convention,
and getting late. The vote of the convention was
clearly to do so. But tho mob, officered by the
presiding elder, ana one ot tne tiretnren, (who
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under the garb of friendship, had oven obtained
office in the convention,) with the most riotous
demonstrations clamored for Brockway (the agent
and demanded that he speak. To avoid
riot the convention consented, and speak he did,
till the next morn, and apparently would till day
light, had he not lost the floor, refusing to admit a
motion of adjournment, though but a few evenings
before Insisting that a motion to adjourn was al-
in order. Mr. Walker having by a misstep
of his obtained tho floor, the convention adjourned
to the next week Tuesday, when the battlo
renewed, the excitement in tho mean time reaching
fever heat, in our community, and threatening
aud slaughter, being frculy breathed out against
the disturbers of our peaco. Our Presiding Elder
openly and shamclossly advocating the cause of
the mob. The dny eaino, and with it a senseless
tirade during tho whulo day from our llov. agent,
of personal abuse mid invective ; apparently in
tended to incite tho mob to acts of violence. He
however regarding it as argument on the resolu
tion, though unfortunately, everybody else, (who
were not so much excited that they could not
think,) thought otherwise.
Ia this evening, Mr. Walker obtained tho floor,
nd replied In an argument of threo hours, which,
by the power of Its logio and eloquenco, enchained
the vast audionee, and soothed to the quiet of
slumbering infant's breast, tho angry waves
passion, which had been lashed to their utmost
fury, and threatened to overwhelm him. With
stroke, he tore to atoms the thin web that with such
painful exertion had been thrown over the villanies
of that monstrous compound of hypocrisy and dos
potism, that hideous beast of heads and horns in
numerable, that pushos to the death, God's poor
children, (though baptized into its own faith,
their skins are not colorod like its own,) the
Methodist Church. Xoror was victory more com
plete, or defeat more signal. Horac, foot, and
dragoons, routed, overthrown, nnnihilulod. But
our champion having accepted a challenge from
Mr. Foster, provious to his discomfituro by Mr.
Walker, to discuss tho merits of his "Brotherhood
of Thieves," to which he scorned to take special
exceptions, bo even dared to meet him, but not
discuss, tho next Monday evening. I say not
discuss, for no terms of tkbutt could bo proposed
that ho would accept. And though Mr. F. held up
his book and challenged him to disprovo a single
statement of it, he did not attempt tlie task, al
though the impression of tlie vast multitudo as
sembled to boar, was that he dared not undertake
On the whole, Mr. Editor, we think that the
e.iuse of impartial right had been faithfully pro
seuted to our community, and seed sown that will
produce an abundant harvest,of minds disenthralled
from the bondago of a ceremonial, heartless, petri
fied crood, into tho liborty of a gospel that breathes
good will to all tho children of Adam.
Resolutions adopted at tho Anti-Slavery Conven
tion hold at Albion, Feb. 10, 1854.
Resolved, In tho language of John Wesley,
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IflbUITBUUI Villi tlLllltuni .hu nuiuitvim
Slavorv the vilest svstein the sun ever uiw: in
languago of tho Rev. Samuel llasukius, D.
"Slaveholding is in every instanco wrong, unright
eous and onuressivo, a vcrv great and crying sin,
there being nothing cquul to it on tho face of the
earth ; in tlie language ot tlie liev. Jonathan re
wards, D. D., "To hold any man in slavery is to
every day guilty of wronging him ol his liberty,
-of man stoaling."
Resolved, ia tho language of the Rov. James
Smylie of Miss., that "If slavory be a sin aud adver
tising and apprehending slaves with a view to res
tore them to their master, a diroct violation of the
-divine law; and if tho buying, selling or holding
slave for tho suke of gum is a heinous sin and
scandal; them verily threo fourths of all the Epis
copalians, Methodists, Baptists and Presbyterians
in eleven states of the L'uiou are all of the Devil.
Tboy hold if they do not buy and sell slaves and
with few exceptions do not hesitate to apprehend
-and restore runaway slaves to their muster."
Resolved, That the languageofafumiliar proverb:
"Show me your company aud 1 will tell you what
you are," should be applied to all who hold church
lellowship with the persons above desoribed.
Resolved, la the language of James 0. Birney
the former liberty party candidate tor the presidou-
tin) chair, "That tho American churches are
bulwarks of American Slavery."
Resolved, In the language of tho Rot. Albert
Barns, a Presbytoriuu Miuister of Phila.; "That
which gives the greatest quurtcrs to the concience
is the fact that Bishops and Priests,
and Deacons, that ministers and elders, that Sunday
school teachers and scholars, that pious matrons
' and husbands are tho holders of slaves and that
the eelesiastical bodies of the laud address no lan
guage of rebuke or entreaty to their couuiences.
Unsolved, In the language of tho ltcv. ltubt.
Breekonridge, a Presbyterian clergyman of Balti
xnore, "The church has cherished slavery in hor
and sustained it by her example until It
reared its head so high in the sanctuary at ulmost
to bid defiance to his authority."
Resolved, That cclesiusticnl organisations w hose
members knowingly sustain slavery either directly
or indirectly, cannot preserve their christian Integ
rity or bear a faithful testimony against slavery un
less they beed tlio language of the apostle Paul,
"Now brethren I command you ia tlie name of
Lord Jsus that ye withdraw from every brother
that walks disorderly.
The following ia reflereiioe lo the political parties
Resolved. That with all it boast of liberty,
national government iu dooming one seventh
qui enure people to all the Horrors ol ouauei slave
ry, la licensing the title of women lo the capitol,
ia subjecting their naked backs to th bloody
scoorge and their foreheads to the brooding irou,
. ia deayias: to the mother hor babo and tho christian
bis bible and his right to worship God; in sending
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lamvis ij inr pcniioaiiary jor loncning uivi uwo
children the alidiabot and women to the gallows
for defend inn their ehastity against tlie ravishcr;
has proved Itself a etorner, a more heartless despo
tism than any or the monarchies or tlie old world
and richly desorves the execration of the whole
Resolved, That as the Freosoil party is opposed
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tho Stales and ia in
.,jtution li(.n rCqniro the Moral government to
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aid the states in sustaining it it is not in any true
sense an anti-slavery party and ought not to receive
tho countenance ana support of the friends of
The following is the resolution discussed by
Messrs. Walker and Brockway.
Resolved, That any organisation whatover be Its
name, that justifies slavcholding or tolerates the
slaveholder within its palo, is the most dangerous
and powerful ally of infidelity, and that the anti-
"J ,mm!mn' ' ",0 " 'ur," ul
The following was offered by Iter. Air. veering
and passed unanimously,
Resolved That we have no controversy with any
church which docs not uphold slavery.
SAM'L FOLLETT, Sec'y.
MRS. H. B. STOWE'S LECTURES--ANTI-NEBRASKA
BOSTON, March 3, 1854.
. hero, and to be here Tor weeks to como, J will occn
foresaid), 'onally apprise you of Boston notions, that relate
of anti-slavery among the orthodox ministers and
churches. Henry Ward Bcechcr gave the first
ways Owing to a failuro on tho part of one engaged to
was'"')?1'' Trcmont Templo.
Dear Mahila: I have not much love nor respect
for great cities, for they are but so many great sores
on the social body. They generally corrupt those
who live In them, and those born in them are gene'
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J""' readers may wisn 10 know tne Dcanngs 01
Boston on the questions of reform, and as I am
to the socia: and spiritual world.
You know Harriot Bcccher Stowe has got up o
scries of lectures bore, with a viow to the diffusion
lecture, Dr. Edward Beechor gave tho second last
I heard it, and was
most agreeably disappointed.
Ho gave a truo account of the first fatal step in
this Government, i. e., Libtrty entering into a Con
rtntion with tlarery to establish justice and temrt
librrty. That was tho fatal step, and every stop
that has been taken by Freedom since in this na
tion, has been wrong and must be, till she goes
back andjduts out tho first error, washes it all out
by toars of repontance. Lot liberty meet slavory
let her hunt tho demon out let her search for him
and w hilo he has a hiding place on earth, let her
not give o'er the search. This is the true mission
of liberty to hunt slavery not to wait for slavery
to search fur her but to go forth in God's panoply,
and traverse the globe in search of the monster.
But when she finds him how should sbe meet him ?
Not to invito him to a Convention to establish jut.
Ike not invito biin to a soat in Congress, or on the
judicial bench, in the Presidential chair, in the
pulpit or at the communion table but iu a m:atii
si nuaoLE. Liberty should say to slavery, wherever
and wlioucver sho meets tho fiend. Death to icu, or
dealh to me; I make no terms with you j I ask
quarter, and I shall give none. Liberty should
have had on her banner as her battle-cry, Victory
or DsATn ! instead of tho word CoMrnoMisE.
Mr.Bcccber happily traced the results of this
compromise ou tho moral nature of tho poople,
showing that tho entire influence of the Union had
bcuti to parulyxo tho moral sense, and teach us all
to put evil for good and good fur evil, a lie for the
truth aud truth fur a lio. Ho showed how sUvery
had over triumphed, in every encounter with lib
erty, and how she would still triumph, all owing to
tho first fatal stop. Had liberty mot slavory in the
Convention of 1787, under the batt!o-ery of victory
or death, and not of compromise, the glory of the
nation had ucver boon tarnished, its progress never
bcon impeded. The only salvation to the North
now is to get a now Liberty Banner to leave out
of It "compromise," and inscribe ''Liborty or
Death Victory or Death."
Mr. Bcechcr seemed to see that this muBt be the
issuo, and he urged strongly the formation of
Northern Party, which lis he presented, was our
old true doctrine of Ohio, uttered iu Trcmont Tem
ple, a Norlhorn Republic on the terms of death to
shivery of " No Union with Slaveholders." How
can Sumner, Chase, Wade, Halo, lo., talk of legal
ising and nationalizing slavery T Liberty has no
moro right to allow slavery to exist in Now Orleans
than in Boston. Every friend of liberty will be
just as anxious to abolish slavery in Missouri as iu
Nebraska, in Alubamaas in Maiuo. It is misoable
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' hear these men talk about making slavery see
tionul aud liberty national. How, iu Heaven's
uamo, can liberty bo national, while slavory is see
tional under its dominion? Will Sumner tell us
Will you? Will Giddingsf If liberty is national,
whore is tho place fur slavery? If slavory is iu
Virginia, liborty cannot be there. If slavery is in
more than half the nation, as it is, liberty cannot
go there, except in a war of utter extermination
Mr. Boechcr s locture was a good one. Many
heard and cheered it. He said if tho laws
Moses were truly applied to American Slavery,
could not exist a single hour. Very well ; let the
church thus use the Bible, and not a whisper will
be heard against it, so fur as that evil is concernod.
But when the church uses the Bible to sustain sla
very, as she does, I have only to answer, Ms Libit
it wrong, aud not tlavery right.
A wock ago last night, a groat Whig gathering
was io Faneuil Hall, to protest against the Nebraska
bill. You will see an aeoount of it in tlie Liberator
of this wook. It was a rich specimen of fogyism
as you could wish. The amount of all the speeches
save one, was, " We tugged bard to pleoso our
Southern allios kin 1850. We nearly choked
death swallowing the pill they gave us, but we
squeezed-it dowa to save the Union and to allay
agitation, aud to win your votes. Now you are
about to giro us another dose. This is too bad.
Wo hardly know how to bear it. Spare us, sweet
friends, do sparo us." This was tho tono of the
meeting. Elliot, Lawrence, Blagdep, Winthrop
and Milliard gavo it this air. No issuo was made
with slaveholders. Much whs suid about tho Uiiiou
and many appeals wore made to Webster's pio.
ture, for help ia this emergoncy. No Webster
rapped to them. No medium was there for his
present needs. Winthrop plainly told Elliot that
ho did a little worse than he (Winthrop) did
1850, Blagden insisted that God instituted slavory,
and got a great hissing fur it.
But Josiuh Quinoy, 63 years old, took the stand,
and told them all, that slaveholders eared nothing
for thorn that the Whigs and Democrats wero all
talk and no action against slavery that ths Mis
souri Compromise would be abolished that the
slave power would increase and that the Northern
politicians were poor, miserable set, whom the
slaveholders held and used as they did their other
slaves. Thus the. noble old man rebuked them,
and they All folt it, for the next day they tried all
their influence to got the papers not to publish his
speech, lint it is out, nearly as it was spoken.
So you set Boston is booomlng divided against
itself, ministers against ministers, politicians
against politicians. God speed the right.
HENRY C. WRIGHT.
P. S. My non-resistance friends may ask, where
is jour non-resistance f In my heart, deeper and
stronger than ever, and not one expression la the
abovois Inconsistent with the purest and most tn
tiro non-resistance. . Victory oa Death is the only
Slogan that inspires me to tho contest with sla
very. No tonus,, no truce, uo peace, no compro
mise lotwcon liberty and slavery. I have no de
fence to mnko. An, eternal, aggressive, extermi
nating war against slavery will be waged by me. In
this world's battlo field, I shall meet slavery only
in n death struggle. II. C. W.
1C SVnti-Slaucru Duglc.
Salem, Ohio, March 23, 1931.
Oca Coanr.sroxDr.NTs havo so occupied our col
umns tins week, that wo liavo no room to speak
Concert. The Barker family will give one of
their excellent Musical entertainments la this
place on Monday Evening, tho 27th Inst.
Cai'ital Pes tsn must. Mr. Herrick, of Lorainc
Counl ha, inlro(luce(1 nl0 ie Ohio Legislature
lo the Ohio Legislature,
a bill for the r
repeal of capital punishmont in this
Tho subject has also been beforo the Massachu
setts Legislature, which has given a bearing by
their Committee, to the advocates and opponentsof
the reform. Tho former were represented by Wen
dell Phillips, Rev. F. W. Holland, Mrs. A. S.
Brown, Mr. Garrison and Dr. Channing. Mr. Rice
and Dr. Lyman Bcechcr opposed tho mcasuro.
AoTottioi's. senator Douglas bat achieved a
notoriety which wo should think would sotisfy
him. It will have to do, satisfied or not, in placo
of the presidential honors to which ho aspiros.
On tho 14th ho was hung in effigy in Portsmouth
X. II. On tho 17th ho was burnt in efiigy in Chi
cago, by an immense mass of Goruiant. And in
Cambridge, Massachusetts, he was also hung in
like manner, as we learn from the following para
graph in the Commonwealth i
I An cAVy of Senator Douglas whose full namo,
it should be remembered, is Stephen Arnold Dou
glaswas Thursday morning, found hanging on
tho Washington Elm, in Cambridge, tho venerable
tree under which Washington, in 1775, first took
command of the American army. Above tho clli
gy was the following inscription :
STEPHEN ARNOLD DOUGLAS,
HANGED FOR TREASON TO FREEDOM,
Sic Semper Tyrannis!
NEW HAMPSHIRE ELECTION.
New Hampshire, whose politics are as hard as
i"cr grainio, nas marked nor disapprobation ot
' 'erc d Jebraska, at the lute election. At the
noj'1"'' Presidential election the Democratic majority
wus seven thousand seven hundred and fifty, and
her last Legislature had a Democratic majority of
eighty or more. Now her Democratic Governor
has been elected by a majority of less than eight
hundred, and it seems quite probablo that the leg
islature will havo a majority usuiiist the democrats,
and quite j oisiblt that John P. Utile may be re
elected to the V. S. Sunato.
A rebuke to Piorce aud other Xubraskoitea, that
they will sensibly feel
News of the Week.
Thr Paradise or Liiii p.ia. Binhop Scott, of the
Mcthodist Church, returned, not long since, from n
visit to Liberia. At tho annual meeting of the
Delaware Colonization Society, in January, he own
ed that the t'olonists treated tho natives, "to some
extent," ns the whites of tho South do tho blacks,
and that when he wanted to vibit oiio of tho funn
ing settlements, nnd found it necessary to ride, he
was compelled to hire n-.cn, inMcad of hrrsos, to
drajr him three and a half miles in a small hand
cart. Subsequently, in answer to a quostion by a
gentleman present, whether thero was no horse
power in the colony, tho liishop stated that he had
icard that there tens one hone somen horo within
its limits, but that ho (lid not see it; he did, how
ever, see one dinkoy. These are tho admissions
of ono who would f'.n persuade all tho frco color
ed pcoplo ia tho laud to go to Liberia. A. X.
Vu ml Dra.
Cax Si.Arr.nr co io Nlohaska? Some of the
"lumps of dough," anxious to excuse their suniiort
of Douglas' bill say slavery cannot go to Nebraska.
.Mr. Morott regards tliu prohibition ot slavory in
this territory as of no practical importance
Against this uulovcm-d opinion or uulcvcned dough
let facts speak. Nebraska is in precisely the
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sumo miuiuuv vtn .mnnuuri. 11 ia contiguous io il,
and has a similar soil and cliuiuto. Its location
must make it more agricultural and loss commer
cial in its Industry than Missouri, and in this re
spet bettor adapted for the profitable employment
ot slave labor, in Missouri in IB-U, there were
10,222 slaves. In 1S50 there wore H7.422, thoy
having increased in thirty years more than 8U0 per
oeni. If slavory thrives so woll and increases so
fast in Missouri, what shall prevent its going ovor
an imaginary lino into Nebraska, after the law
of freedom is repealed ? What llimsy pretext uion
sometimes use to palliate iniquity J Common
Afraid or the Light. The Toston correspond
ent of the Independent says that reporters were
tampered with to prevent them from giving to the
Dublie tho speech of Hon. Josun QriNcr at the
great Anti-ISebraska meeting at faneuil Hull
Nevertheless, the A Hat did publish A pretty fair
report, which has been extensively circulated.
Those who have read that roport will not be at any
loss to understand why tlio speech was particu
larly unplutablo to tho Boston Cottonocracy.
In a recent buisness visit to the border of Ken
tucky, we received information, (wo suppose from
an entirely authentic source) that Roy. Calvin
Fairbanks, now in tlie Kontucky Ponitcntiury, was
recently flogged in a most severe and barburous
manner, by the officers of the prison, for saying,
in the presence of some of the officers, thnt Delia
Webster was not a woman of the bad character
that her enemies represented her. Our informant
made no comments, nor do wo. Columbian.
Emancipation: or Slavis. In tho Court of Com
mon Pleas, on Monday, Mr. Charles E. Stewart, of
Woodville, Missouri, appeared aud presented for
rocord deeds of Emancipation for throe slaves who
wero with him. One of them was so fair com
Dlexionod and well dressed that he might readily
have beon taken for a master instead of a slave.
The deeds were ordered to be recorded by Judgo
Carter. Cin, Gazette.
An anti-smoker authorised the editor of one of
our religious papers to say to the students of the
Theologioal Seminary of new Brunswic, that every
student who, from the receipt of the notice, will
abstain entirely from the use of tobaooo In all its
forms, vis i smoking, chewing and snuffing, and
will pledge himself to refrain from its use, shall,
at th time ho receives his profstsioual rortiAcata,
be furoiahod. with an order upon Robert Carter
fifty d-dlara' worth of books.
More Agitation. Mr. Giddings last week, re
buked the Presidential attempt nt fillihostering,
(on the credit of tho seixuro of the of the Black
warrior,) with severity, creating quite a flurry in
tho Home. The following from the Tribune gives
the spicy part of the discussion.
Mr. OIDD1NG8 moved a reconsideration of yes-
rday s vote, by which tho President's Black war-,
nor .'lossajre was referred to tho Committee on
Foreign Adair. Mr. 0. said after the reading of
tho message yesterday he had hoped soino political
friend of the Administration, recognized as such,!
would call the attention of tho House aud country
to its extraordinary haracter, or that some op
ponent of the Administration would do so. Being
nn extreme case, he had been constrained to rise
to occupy the attention of the House for a few min
utes on the subject. The circumstances attending
the seizins of the Black Warrior weie few and
simple, which l.o narrated, and said be saw noth
ing extraordinary in this, as nil vessels going into
port aro hound to c inform to the revcuuo laws.
I'lio revcr.uo laws of Spain are similar to our own
for protection and sclf-prcscrvation, which should
always sjercdW bo maintained. The officers of the
Black W arriur had liotntcd the Spanish laws, and
therefore- she was seized and the cargo cunfiscated.
In Boston nnd Now York British i-tcauiors bad
been seized iu a similar manner, having contra
band goods on board, ljut no voice from England
had come in remoustrarco. nnd she expects our
citisens, when they lard in her ports, to conform
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io mu icic-umj svsicin wuicu nno imi t-'stiiuiiMiru
and ordained. lie could see no difference between
those cases and that of the Ulack warrior. Yet cer
tain newspapers have called attention to the latter
a extraordinary, nnd gentlemen seam to have
taken an interest in this, paramount to all others.
Nobody obje.-ted that tho resolutions calling for
the information which the President has communi
cate J should be passed ; but the President has
2ono beyond the call, and undertaken to force bis
opinions on this representative body. Tho Prcsi-1
dent says thero have been in tho course of a few
years pat many other initanics of aggression upon
commerce, violations of tho rights of American
citizens, and insults to the national flag by the
Spanish authorities in Cuba. Have gentlemen
I iocketcd the insults? Have Representatives, the
'xccutivo and the Government pocketed insults?
When, and where, and on what occasion have thoy
pocketed insults from the dilapidated nnd power
less Oovornniont of Spain? The people sent us
here to dcteimino our own character nnd ac
tions, nnd nut to receive from the President lectures
on propriety and duties. Wo should feel tho dig-
nity oi our position mm nun D'icK mo mcmre on
the Executive, whoso energic-i have been paralyzed.
Although he was elected triumphantly he can now
scarcely command a majority of one measure here.
The scepter has departed, his power is gone, nnd
jet to day this Executivo reads Jus a leo'nre, and
tells us wo have pocketed insultH from the Spanish
Government. I served with the President in Con
gress, but I have r-oen moro sen ice than he, being
nn older man. I, however, never rode in war,
laughter, but fought on foot nnd never fainted.
Laughter. I repeat I feel this to be an oncrooch
mcnt on our dignity and rights, nnd it should be
rebuked promptly. Other gentlemen may sit
quietly iindor the lecture I will not, nor will I
pocket the insults. The President further says,
"the documents in these cases aro voluminous, and
"when prepared will be sent to Congress." Why!
"should bo intrude on us documents we never call
ed for? I want to impress upon the Executive the
fact that he is our rrrvant. nnd not cur master
want him to know that while ho executes tho laws
I will rospect him, but not when he oversteps the
bounds of duty. Does he send his communication
to the Senate? No. ho leaves them in tho dark.
The President speaks of Spuin adopting a policy
threatening the honor and cocuriiy of theso Statcc.
What is this policy ? It is now "avowed nnd un
derstood by all men the emancipation nnd civili
zation of tho slaves of Cuba, that they may stand
forth in the attitude of (icemen ; and this is the
policy which the Prosidcnt wants overthrown,
uccessnry to the security of these States. In what
an ope do wo live, when we see such movements
on the part of tho Executive culling on us to pro
paro for war a dread trial of battlo to provont
emancipation ? This declaration is in accordance
with the breathings of the Executivo organ here,
and which it has been holding forth for tho
year, in articles written by nx-inlwrs of the Cabinet.
The entire southern press coincide in this declara
tion, firct proclaimed in tho Inaugural Address.
It is a decided attempt to revolutionize this Govern
ment, and 1 pronounce it so horo and will do
olscwhero. It wns in vuin our Revolutionary fath
ers al tempted to cstablsh tho great and undying
truth that nil men arc created equa1. Xon-interveu
tion nv longer finds a lodgement in our Executive's
brenst, except only so far as relates to Nebraska
hut he proposes to intervene in Cuban affairs, and
this is to be hit watchword, as well as that of
mrty. I bolievo that in ono of tho States otthis
L'niuii resolutions aro pending in the Legislature,
at-iiiling the President for iiis non-intervention,
prcvont emancipation in l. una. 1 rctcr to Louisi
ana, ami havo seon it In the pulilic prints.
Mr. PERKINS (La.) Tho Louisiana Legisla
ture is out in session. Thero wus a resolution
relative to Cuba introduced, but it was laid on the
Mr. GIDD1XGS But it was introduced tlrro.
Mr. JONES (La.) I undnmtood tho gentleman
to say thero was a resolution pending in the Legis
lature of that State complaining of and denouncing
the President for not interfering in arresting the
Jirogrcss of civilization and emancipation in Cuba,
i tell the gentleman 1 do not believe ho has seen
any such statement in tho public prints, nnd further
all such statements nro talse.
Mr. U1DD1NGS I am happy to bear it. The
gentlcmau cannot disturb or rulile my feelings
correcting mo. In God's luuno when I am wrong
set me right. I toll the gentlcmau I have seen the
Htitloniunl in the p.ipors of New York mid else,
whore, yet he has tlio audacity to say 1 havo not
Mr. IO.NES (La.)rose and asked if the gentleman
would give way.
Mr. OIDD1NGS No, Sir, I will not, If a
tolls mo he dues not believe mo 1 will not extend
to him such a courtesy. I do not beliove him,
I beliove ho believes tuft. 1 can give the gontlo
man tho proof. I said 1 have been informed thmu'
thr public papers the resolution had been introduced.
had selected a period of time for
descent on Cuba when France an England which
have guaranteed the Colonics of Spain, are fighting
Twith Turkey the buttle of freedom, and when
Cross and tho Crescent are seen reared together
a common cause of humanity.
Mr. CLING.MAN (N. C.) rose
Mr. GIDK1NGS 1 am not through yot.
Mr. CLINGMAN I only want tlie Door when
you have dono.
Mr. GIDD1XGS Does this look like chivalry,
to strike her in tho back ? If we are to set up
a nation pirates, and defy Franco, England and
Spain, let us do it manfully, and give them a fuir
fight. I say this as a man of peace. I bono and
trust that the Uovornnient of Spain will notice
tlioso movements and preparations for war to steal
from her the brightest gem in hor crown, and that
the American army ou thoir invasion, will bo met
by tho Emancipudos with arms in thoir hands.
do not know but that it will be said I am not pa
triotic, but were I a Cuban, and an emancipated
slave, I would do my best to consign the invaders
to an early grave. I would defend my soil with
all tho energy which the God of Nature has given
me. I never despond. The destiny of nations
wielded by the Higher Power. We are a poople
who pray before we fight, nnd wdien the battle
comes you must stand aside. This is tho spirit
which will set at naught, the nia -lunations of pow
er. When the thunders roil and the liglitonings
flash, and when tho movomouts in tho South
you that inon thero feel the stirring emotions
humanity, you . will turn j ale and tremble ; and
when you see your dwelling! smoke, I do not
we will langh ut you calmly, and mock when your
fear oometh, but tlioa tho Government will
disposed to dojustico to the slaves nnd give theui
freeduin. This linio Is rappidly rolling forward.
I hail it as I do the approach of dawn tho
of the millenium.
COTlo Pennsylvania, aecordiog to tbs rensus
jpou, in ere was on lUrayman to every e.'J Inhatv
itaotH, one lavyv io ovary 02-1, and oca physi-iirn
to every 608. ...
Tub Crystal Palace in Troihi.e Again, We
Understand that Barnum has been examining the
n-counlsof theCrvitftl Pslaee.and finds them morn
Flemish than Flanders itself. It seems fhitt this
redoubtable concern has not only sunk (oOO.OOO ofj
capital, but got into debt for the tune or some
$tM),0(S) more. Barnum considers it Is utterly
bevond redemption unfit even for purgatory, and
will resign the' office of President. Since don.
fmwi. i-nnr! ill evMliition. Ihn aiima withering:
influence which naralvios tho conduct of the fiub-
jcnfryir jn TVashinglnsV has rapidly come to
hend In the affairs of tho Crystal Pafaco Associe-
Nichelis I, Emperor of Russia, was bsrn July,
C, 1700, aud is now 53 years old.
TO BE HELD ON
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,
THE 11TH, 12TH, AND 13TH OF APRIL, 1854.
To Tn Friends or Impartial Freedom i In
sending out this our Fourth Annual Call for a
iritlierinw nf tlmsa who halo oppression ROd It' VP
iustice, w e deem the urging of any reasons for so
doing wholly unnecessary. Tho Importilnco ol
frequent meetings of the frionds of this cause, for
deliberation, counsel and encouragement, 1 Well
understood, as is, also, the utility of Conventions
for pouring Anti-Slavery truth upon tho hearts of
the people. We will only say that, since our last
Annual Convention, deeds have been done in our
Midst that warn us not to relax our efforts.
Our city, until within the past year free from the
doep disgraeo of having sont back n poor fugitive
to bis chains, under the Fugitivo Slave Act, now
stands doubly degraded.
Tho Constitutional rights of onr colored citiiens
to protection have lecu officially outraged. By
decision of one of our Judges upon the Bench, they
have been told that they arc to be supposed tl.ivos
until they havo proved their freedom ; and the
kidnappor, that he has nothing to fear from legal
justice if his victim has not free papers in his pock
ct. Thus, virtually, is Ohio made a blavo btato.
During tho past year our State has been more
than ever used a a huuting groinnl, fret to all who
choso t run upon tho trail of tho poor bl.uk man
and if the offorts now beiiijf mado by the Slaevo-
crats of Congress nro successful, not a foot of the
soil of tho United States but may soon be trodden
by a slave.
And still como wafted to us, on every breeze
that sweeps over our beautiful river, the sight and
groans of millions of our countrymen, upon Tthose
drenry earthly coudilion Hope scarce sheds one
ray of light.
Among the placet in which Auti-SUvcry Cop.
volitions should be held, Cincinnati is prominent,
Considering its location its aduptatiou to the rad
iating of the light of Anti-Shivery truth over the
darkor parts of our laud a moro important point
can hardly bo found ; and tho success that bas
attended tho efforts that hnto been made here
attests that there is not a more promising field.
We d , then, earnestly invito nil who ngrcn with
us that Slavery is a crime against God and roan,
and are willing faithfully to labor for its abolition
whatever other differonean may exist among us,
come together again in Convention, to deliberate
upon the great work we havo to do. And our
platform will bo free to all, whothcr friends
1 opponents, who desire candidly to discuss the great
principles of tho Anti-Slavery enterprise.
Confiding in tho blessing of Almighty Ood.
promised to every truo and right effort, we hope
make an impression npon tlie moral atmosphere
that shall vibrate to the extreme vcrgo of our slave
Sarah Otis Ernst,
If. P. 11 LACK It ILL,
Mart M. Guild,
N. M. GriLD,
Eaxrd of Afjnagert.
Andrew II. Ernst,
Elizabeth T. Coleman
OHIO AND PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD.
TRAINS GOING WEST.
Mail Train loaves Pittsburg at fiOO A. M.
" " " SAI.r,.U, 11,111) A.
" " arrives at Crestline 5,:t0 p.
Express Train leaves Pittsburgh at 3,Ml P,
" arrives at Crcstlino
TRAINS GOING EAST.
Mail Train leaves Crestlino ut 2,30 A.
' SALEM 8,30 A.
" " arrives at Pittsburgh ut 11,-10 A.
Express Train loaves Crestline at 1,15 P.
" " SALEM t,lH) P.
" arrives at Pittsburgh 8,30 P. M.
MARRIED In Gill ford, on Thursday, the ICtli
inst., by the, Rov. U. Dixon, Mr. W. C. Ritciiet,
to Miss Mart W. Titcairn, all of Hanovor Towu-ship.
DIED In Carrol Co. March 2nd, Charles Lee,
Son of Pliny and A. E. L. Roiir, ogod 15 months.
NOTICE is heroby civon that the undersigned
has been duly qualified as executor of the last will
and testament of William Cook, late of the County
of Columbiana, doc d; all thoso indebted to sauI
ostato will please make immediate payment, and
those having claims against suid estate will present
the same within ono year from this date for settle
ment. WILLIAM ALLOW AY.
March 20, 1854.-3w.
1,000 BOOK AGENTS WANTED.
To Sell Pictorial and Useful Works for tho Year 135 1.
$1,000 DOLLARS A YEAR.
WANTED IN EVERY SECTION OF THE
UNITED STATES, active nnd enterprising mon,
to cncairo in tho sulo of somo of tho best Books
nublishcd in the Country. To mon of good address
iiussossintr a small capital of from $25 to $100, such
inducements will bo oficted ns to ooablo them to
make from $3 to f 5 a day profit.
r&r-The Books published by us aro all useful in
their character, extrcmoly popular, and commaud
lareo sales wherever they are offered.
For further particulars, address, (postage paid,)
ItUllr.KT ar.Alts, Jltblmtier,
lsl, William Struct, New-York
rni'IT TKEES AND MlItl'BIIEKV.
20,000 Choico Apple Trees,
3,000 Dwarf Pear Trees, (very fine,)
5,000 Peach Trees, (now varieties,)
2,000 German Plum Trees, (imported.)
1,500 Cherry Troes,
80 Now and superb rarietias Strawberry.
20 " Kaspberry,
in - Gooseberry.
Tflcethor with the finest oollecrUn i of Plant and
Shrubs avar offered in this market, f "7
t: It. MMiIll'AI'i
1C3 Wood St., Pitts.
A nAlivJ of Pris, and a grsd-JMe t of lbs Pd1t-.
A nMiT or FrtVis, ana agmuumooi " -"."
,ity of Olrfsgow, begs to "wjo"" "Alki
heinlends opening classes to SALEM, M echl
np iiin!iiii v-. -
.- l. i . ..' i...L it Mathematics wr SUOIs
pupils of either se or eohir as may reejort nn
"Tuprposes to havo four rhtrthemsiticivt
tot be carried on from ono win'.er esSffKm Mr W
io?" . : . .. .v. . -ijAt..iV.
First course Arithmetic, Aigeurn sou uw...,.
Seoond course Trigonometry, plane and spheri
cal, with thoir applications.
Third course mensuration tuo"
ids, Conic Sections and some of ths higher pars
of Algebra. . , , - -.
Fourth course The elements ot tne uinonnii
and Intogr.-rl calculus and the applioation of MatbsK
inatios to the laws of Forces.
N. B. The application of Spherical Trigonome
try t.j Astronouncat- Problems, will be coanooitsi
witn lossons on mo use oi tne uioon .. .
The French and Classical Languages will
taught with continual reference to their literature,'
to tho principles of Oenoral Grammar and to tlitr"
structuro and peculiarities of the English Language.
T. E. Suliot, is permitted by his friends Jotoph
Barker and Marius R. Robinson, to refer to them
for his qualifications as a teacher.-nnd ho will leave)
at Mr. McMillan's Book-Store, a-onoy of European
Tost'twonsnls, eo-terigg nearly thirty yewrs of his
professional life, for the satiu:rion of thotvwhtr"
may wish to consult them.
During the snmsqer roet', T. E. Suliot can 1st'
addressed by letter directed tn Franklin, Porto ro
llio cutset will open in Kovcraoor
and cfose in Mar.'lt. . . e
In thus ofTenr.s bis rervn-cs ifthi ml sl.itRiitsof
this nnd other localities, 1 , K. Suliot disrlaiuif
any Idea of rivalship with the excelleiit tc hool off
Salem. He addresses himself solely to those Indian
and gentlemen who from various causes may prs
for a more irate mode of instruction in small and
select elaisei, iu which their wants and wishes
cau bo more folly attended to, than is practicable
in at public school, v hero tne numosrs ntf largsi
and classification is necessarily iinprte.
TIIEODOKK ElIGENU- (HJLIOT
March 2-'). 1854.
SAL KM NUllSKltY.
ItlAUK noXft.tl.I,, Proprietor.
ONE MILE NORTH WEST OF SALEM, OHIO
HAS ON HAND SEVERAL TUCTlAXBV
EVEBGREFsN trees, such ast
fko, Qimc, trtavo, Junipers,
4c, 4c, from threo fo six feet high, of thrifty
growth. AUo, nn assortmut of Fruit Troes aud
Grape Vines, ail of which he offers at tho lowast
Feb. 25, m l-3vr.
B UC OKTOUNDllY,
r.os i- wood,
COLOJIDIAJA, COLb'JIBlAM CCINTT, OHIO
Steam ncjiuc Cuil&cr,
STF.AM ENGINES of various sues, construct
ed upon the latest approved plan, that cannot fail
to give as pood rstisfuction as any now made.
Patterns of all kinds, made to order. All Work
made of good material, nnd warranted to give at
good satisfaction as ar.y ether.
Feb. 11, lftSL-tf
AT COED WATER, XlCUWASr,
For the euro of Acute and Chronic Diseases, U
in successful operation. Address for particulars,
1)11. JOHN B. GCLLY,-
Cold Water,.' Mick.-
Jan. 21. l853.-3m.
suc;Koa to ooopali a Co.,
And Wholesale Dealer in
Clotlis, Cnsfii mores), Docakin, Vest lag
Over-Coatings, S.itinetts, Tweeds, Jeans, Flan
nels, Serges uml Linings, and a variety
of other Woolen and Domestic Gcxls.
41, BAXK STREET, CLETELAXf), CI1I0.
Haying takon the extensive Stock of Ooodala
k Co., offers it to the Trade on the most favorable
terms, nnd solicits a continuance of patronage from
the old friends and customers' oC the establishment
The Large Stock o f Yankee Kotioms Fancy Good,
In tho upper rooms of the building, are constant
ly being replenished by fresh arrivals.
Liberal advances ninde on WOOL, by S. N.
Goodale, who continues bis otCco as heretofore, iu.
tne sumo Dunning.
Six bushels of three Cclobratcd Peas, by ijlantiusT
which, as much fodder carl be raised on one aero as
can be raised off of live of anything else that can
be sowed, and it is better for the soil than olover.
Just received and lor salo by
E. K. SIIANKLAXD.
120 Wood St., Pittsburgh, Ta.
Feb. 18, 15 1.-3 m.
NEW SEED STOKE
THE undersigned is now receiving his supply
of Field, Garden, Tree and Klower-needa j also.
large additions to his Stock of Horticultural ana
Agricultural Iirqilinrents, and will be enabled tar
otl'cr doalers and amntenrs the most extensive 9V. d
varied collection of Field, Culinary and T lower
Seeds, Bulbs, Tubers, Ac, 4b., ever offered in (his
market. The seeds have been expressly grown to
order by the most celebrated Seedsmen in America
and Europe, nnd warranted by tho growers true La
name; r.e.v and superior varieties of Corn, On in.
Grass, Cabbage, Turnips, Cucumber and Pumpkin
seed ; Irish aud Sweet potatoes: Flower seeds and
Dahlia routs. As the stock tf the latteris limited.
orders for too samo should bo scut in at once to
prevent disappointment f together with tbe largest
collection of A-rricultoral nnd Harden Implixsewtv
to be found in the city, as the diplomas and premi
uns awarded nt the lute Fair, by the State Agri
cultural Society, will testify, amounting to oea
two hundred dollars.
E. K. SnANKLAND",
120, Wood St., Pitts.
Feb. 1R, 54.-Cm.
Ntw nntll'uuiee Yuritlia of Vtfjclubln ttid lecdtv
Chincso Eight Rowed Corn,
Improved Do. lion
Stowel Evergreen "
Philadflplriu Sweet "
Mountain Juno Potatoes, (very fine,)
Winncbaso, ' (very prolific,)
Mammoth Nutmeg, "
Peach Blossom, "
Early White Mercer" y
Ash 1-eaf Kidney " (early six weeks.)
Sovereign " .
Buckley's Seedling M ( very large variety aui
Swoet Potatoes, a new variety from Norlb Caro
lina. It has proved the most prolifie and desirable
for northern culture that hs ever been introduced
in this market.
8 New Variotios of Cabbage Seed, (Imported,)
g - " Celery "
25 ' Cnownbor H "
40 - " " Grass " H
Orders Respectfully Solicited, and Promptly
Completed, by .-,. -
Fo. 120, Voo4 fct., rittt., Ps
Feb. 13, 543m, , . .