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THE PERRYSBURG JOURNAL. 37
mind what artifices, what passions, what
arts of dissimulation and fraud, what acts
of cruelty and violence this cry of mingled
ferocity and fanaticism is intended to cover,
we recoil with disgust from the savage and
hypocrisy which invokes the
of Heaven on such crimes.
deeds of men bent on mutual destruction,
and animated with the fury of war, have!
indeed small claim on the forgiveness of a
higher rower, unless they arc devoted to the'
noble cause of duty and justice. But when
the Emperor of Russia presumes to identify
cause of Christianity with the duulicity
imputation that th-y are lighting against
what lie calls the orthodox taith we indig
nantly repel the charge. Jle has no more
ii' iit to insult his illustrious adversaries bv
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so rntieiuoii- an accu.-aunn iiiun ne nas iu
to himself the exclusive dignity of
champion of the faith. Our inlkrnc; iu!
t.ast, wan Ii we are prepared to tt l'-ir.i uy
linns, must eveutualiv extend to the Liiris-
i i : j 1 1 populations a more independent condi-
of his envoys or the carnage of his ll' cts
when lie attempts to throw on the most i..iv
ili'."d and Christian states of Europe the'
ti'iu and the fellohip of Europe; his pow-
v h is already degraded every province it lias;
touched to the superstition of the Asiatics'
goveinni -nt to
u:; 1 the condition ol slaves. mi
seeking to raise the Turkish
th" spirit of Europe;'!! toleration,
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.-v uniions ner nonies w iiu a w ai-er oi un-
enhd lanaluim ; and ii this sim-l- is made
by Rusxa to assunn the dreadiul character.
o; a religion, war, it acquires a totally dil-
asp rt when the real antagonists ot
Russia are the eading Christian 1 owcrs ol
Europe, contending not certainly. lor Mo-:
but lor the riglils and Hide-
pendence ot the world. ;
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lilt I, ill seuiiii; oi ini.i m iwujmii wil
ier and popular editor ot the A. U. ricay
J I hours in advance of the. mail, t lie roaring:
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uue, says: Mr. Kendall is evidently a fast:
man, as lie came through from Montgomery
torrent of the Chattahooche, which delayed
the U. S. mails and the balance of the pas-
teno rs on the Alabama shore, proving no
to his courage. He sails for Europe ;
in the Kuropa, intending to locate for a white j
at Constantinople. lie looks as hale and I
full of enthusiasm as he may be supposed to
been w hen starting on his famous Sau-!ctl
Fc expedition. We presume, however, he ;
will lind a more hospitable reception at the
hau ls of ilu Turks than, he and his adven-
turous comrades did from the Mexicans.
Those who rememlvr his excellent letters'
and the )anub
from the armv in Mexico may soon lookouti'10
lor more of the same sort from the Euxine
Oni: HcNimr.i) Mir.us or
Illinois Central Jtailroad company nave:
contracted with James Sumpter & Co., of ,
Montgomery county, Ohio for hedging with :
usage orange, one hundred miles ot the Illi-:
1101s Central railway. I lie contract corn- i
m-nces fitly miles south of Chicago,
? Kanliakce river, liiesc two j.euges, ;
each one hundred miles long, will require
about two millions of osage plants.
ground along the line is to bo broken this:Thc
and the planting to be done in
ine portion xo ijo ueugea is uimugu ine .
cenireoi uie uranu i rairie oi iiunoi. uncre!entcr
groves are lreqnent.y unity or orty nines ;
apart, and uie uanis oi mis neuge mii ce.
ti.e only thing in tii". snapo oi a tree in signt;
upon some parts ol the line. It will nave a
very pleasing eflecr, in breaking the nionoto-'
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An Enormous Edition. The Philadelphia
Ledger publishes from its books a list of its
circulation for every day of the present year. !
The lowest edition printed was 51,3(50, onLnr
i,. i .!. ,r t.,., i,n,Wi mnnn
on Saturday, the 4th of March. This is an
enormous circulation, and exceeds that of
any other paper in the. world. The London
Times prints about 40,000 daily, the Paris!
w n v w.- 1...
Pi,n:i;t,,fin.inl,l DMVin nrwl ii V V H..r.
aid claims over 50,000.
WOOD wanted on subscription at this j
Bronson on Nebraska.
New York, Feb., 21, 1854. Dear Sir.
The Nebraska bill has, I understand, been
so amended that it can neither have the
the effect oflegalizing nor prohibiting slave
blasphemous ry in the territory, but will leave that ques
blessing Thetionto stand on the constitution and the
j decision of the people, who are to exercise
the powers of government. The bill is
J based on the republican doctrine the people
should rule, and asserts the great principle
I of non-intervention by Congress in the local
affairs of the States and organized Terri
The principle of the bill removes the
shivery question from Congress, and refers it
to the, local authorities, where it properly
belongs. This is with me the strongest
nothing to do wita trie existence or non-ex-i.nnritte
onca of slavery in the States and Terri
a tories, slavery will cease to be a subject for
political action in the tree States. Men
there, inav still tall
uboi.it slavery in
all the reasons which have been assigu 'd in :
favor of the measure. The moment Con-j
gress shall plainly declare, that it will have
talk and write and preach
Brazil. British India. Cuba,
and Russia; but that is a verv different
thing from acting upon the subje'et, as theyjD.
now do through Congress
rid of the institution will be agitated, sooner
.... l;(f,-iV. ..,11,1 ?f -ivill l.,". Inim 1 hii innro far-
,,.:!,. .:., k. ,nlo fn, iha
slav 'jecauPe tie poople of those States will
hil , .f f) (lial wilh thoir own afrair3 as they
i,. w-,tliout the political action of out-l-r-nt
siders, who have no business to intermeddle.
Th(; fi je of the Territories will also discuss
th( slavery question in framing their con
hammeda.ii:m ,itmjons. but it is morally certain that
t,,, wU1 be fJ siavery in Nebraska, where
neither the soil nor climate is adapted to
that kind of labor. And, besides, most of
Tn the slave states the question of getting!
the. emigrants to the Territory will be from
the free States. If, however, the people
should decide for slavery, it is their own
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their own way.
I am heartily sick, as every patriot must
!). of luring the sound come up from dif
o"lMacl f'"'t actions of the country, ot conflict-
interests and nostite action and leeling
Iwtween the free and the slave States. There
15 n. cause for .thls. save such as has result
have from tlie action of Congress on theslave
ta T question. The mere existence of slavery
could not have furnished any ground for
stll,,! among brethren, if it had been let
alone. At the time of the Revolution, all
weri2 Flavc states, and oi course iney nad
diversity of interest or feeling on the
'subject. When the Constitution was form
ed, all virtually agreed that each should
The;lalw1 t Wt T W-imY t-V1!
.dersas it pleased, and without the interler-
r nfhpr. Half nf th Statps
since ROt of slavery in their own time
anJ w" . . anJ nob0dv complains that they
havo tlone so Surely" there is nothing in this
to prove a chailg(, jn th3 relation of the two
near;gectionSt or to induce unkind feelings be-
Uveen thcm Each has acted as it deemed
wisest aml best for itself. aml with tha,
Jheiactioil olhers have n0 rigiltfuL concern.
hostije feelings which have been mani
bummer, thcjf(,ste(l have no foundation in the nature of
tlie case, but have spruna out of the creat
mistaliC 0f allowing the slavery question to
Congress. If it had been kept out of
lllat body, neither good nor bad men in free
;Staf(,. ,1 unvn hnr nnv means nf art im
politically on the subject. They
jiscuss jt as a moral question, but they
nnlli nnt rnrrv :t n ttmnnlls.
It is said that slavery is aggressive. But 1
what has it done? Has it attempted toj
jiasten useu upon any otaie or lemiory inai
wished to reject or get nd of it 1 Certainly
not- las 11 . asket(l Congress to establish
l? do. anything to legalize slavery in the
ferntories ? Certainly not. It has asked
for nothing but to be let alone to have the
question left to the influence of the consti
tution, without any Wilmot provisos by
Congress, to place the people of one section
- ;. w -;-.. i r
u 'on a more ldMireu luuuug. uidii must: uwii
ie th?r' n rel10 t0 enjoyment of
(the Territories. If the matter is considered
with candor.it will be found that slavery
'has not been aggressive, but has only been
acting on the defensive. It has been resist-'
ing assaults from without.
Let Congress retrace its steps, and declare
in explicit terms that it will not hereafter
legislate either for or against the existence of
slavery in the States and Territories, and all
cause for strife will be at an end. Th xeo
ple of the North and South, the East and
the West, will soon learn that they are
brethren, with common interests and a com
mon destiny ; the Union will receive new
strength, and the enemies of liberty, who
now watch for our halting, will find that
their hopes are vain. Our country will be
better loved at home, and more highly re
Such are the views of one of your con-
ofstituents who has thought a good deal of
this matter who holds no political office,
never intends to hold one, and is not con
scious of anything to warp his judgment.
For utterin" such sentiments he will be call
ed a pro-slavery man by the abolitionists;
and yet he is as much the friend of the slave
as the best of them.
I am very truly and sincerely yours,
GREENE C. BRONSON.
Hon. F. 13. Cutting, M. C, Washington
Judge: Bronson may b-3 a very great man,
but tmth' and hUtoty and the laws of na
ture are still greater than Mr. Bronson
Mr. Bronson says that slavery will not
go in to Nebraska, yet 400,000 square miles
of territory' lie south of what would be the
northern boundary of Kansas, territory too
lying in the same latitude as such slave states
as North Carolina and Tennessee. All ex
perience shows that emigration goes west
ward on parallels of latitude, and it is a
perfectly rotten absurdity for Mr. Bronson
to assume, that slavery won't march west
ward from Missouri, with the regularity of
a law of nature, if not shut out by positive
enactment, as it now is. Besides it is the
desig;n, and purpose of the bill to open the
soil to slavery. It opens the great pathway
to slavery across the whole of New Mexico.
Keep this pathway closed, as the south by
solemn compact have closed it, and slavery
is shutout from a territory large enough for
ten States, leaving out all north of Kansas.
Mr. Bronson says that slavery is not ag
gressive, while we are aggressors. Here
truth and history are falsified again. Was
not the suppression of the right of petition,
an aggression ? Was not the attempt to
rifle the mails under cover of law, an ag
gression ? Was not the declaration of Cal
houn that Texas must be secured " to ensure
the permanent duration of slavery," an ag
gression ? Was not the passage of a law
making you and me slave catchers, and
abolishing trial bv jury and habeas corpus,
an aggression? Was not the intrusion ot
b.r"!bullieTof slavery into the deathbed cham-r..-
. . nf PrPBi(, ' Tavlnr ln nnp-Pft him :mn
ber of President Taylor to coerce him into
their measures, an aggression? These are
all aggressions apart and distinct from any
involved in present issues. loledo Blade.
himself during his exile,
hisnlichted word, fully
able consideration. Others v
they have left behind them in Australia.
The London Times, referring to the release
of Smith O'Brien by the British Government,
says, " he is entitled to the respect of his
countrymen and of his opponents, as far as
his personal character is concerned. No
man has given more terrible proofs of his
sincerity, and we are fully disposed to admit
that the manner in which he has conducted
and his respect for
entitle him to favor-
rill respect the
pected himself. As for the
other paltry renegades who have lied and
run away, all that can he said of them is,
that they have saved their necks their honor
Doctor Harriet K. Hunt, of Boston, will
shortly visit the west on a lecturing tour.
Her object is to give medical advice to wo
meu, and she will he accompanied by Miss
Sarah Pellet, of Syracuse, N. Y. Miss Hunt,
we believe, was the first female graduate of
any medical college, in this country, and has
quite a medical reputation in Boston.
St. Clair. The. committee who were sent
to explore the St. Clair fiats, have decided
that the south channel is the best, and ar
rangements will immediately be made for
opening it and rendering it fit for the largest
sized vessels to pass. Det. Tribune.
The Brockport Journal states that two
kitchen maids employed in the American
Hotel, m that village, quarrelled on Friday
last, about their respective departments of
work. One being much larger than the
other thought herself the better man of the
two, and commenced compressing the
breathing apparatus of the smaller. In this
state of the game, the little one as a dernier
resort clutched a chopper, and commenced
making mince meat of her assailant's face,
chopping her nose and one ear off. The
flow of blood was profuse, but, by the aid of
two doctors, it was stopped, and the several
adjuncts replaced where they are in a fair
way of growing on again! This is the
worst light we have heard of for many a
Size of our Great Lakes. The latest
measurements of our fresh water seas ate
The greatest length of Lake Superior is 835
miles; its greatest breadth 100 miles; mean
uepin ysa ieet ; elevation o, i : area ,uuu
The greatest length of Lake Michigan is
360 miles; its greatest breadth is 108 miles;
mean depth 900 feet ; elevation 587 feet ;
area 23,000 square miles.
Ine greatest length ot Lake Huron is 2UU
miles; its greatest breadth is 160 miles;
mean depth 900 feet ; elevation 574 feet ;
area 20,000 square miles.
The greatest lengtn oi Lake Erie is DU
miles; its greatest breadth is 80 miles; its
mean depth is 84 feet ; elevation 555 feet ;
area 6,000 square miles.
The greatest length of Lake Ontario is 180
miles: greatest breadth 65 miles; its mean
depth is 500 feet ; elevation 262 feet ; area
6,000 square miles.
The total length of all five is 1,825 miles,
covering an area altogether of upward of
90,000 square miles.
Highland County Moving. We learn
from the Hillsborough Gazette that on Thurs
day evening last there was a preliminary
meeting of the Democracy of Highland, at
Hillsborough, to consider the propriety of
calling a general meeting, to consider the
best means of securing a just and less abu
sive system of taxation, and to remonstrate
against the adoption of the Nebraska bill.
Remarks were made by Gen. McDowell,
Gen. Butler, John Bowles and John Baskins,
Esqs. A meeting of the entire Democracy
of Highland, was called, to assemble on the
first day of April. John Baskins, Gen.
McDowell and Judge Emrie, were appointed
a committee to prepare resolutions.
The objects of this meeting are of the ut
most importance, and it is a matter of re
joicing that the Democracy of Highland
have nerve enough to back up their princi
ples by their actions. It is not so in some
places which we wot of. fScioto Gazette.
Cure for Sick Headache. The follovt ing
cure for sick headache was furnished to the
Boston Medical Journal by Dr. N. S. Fol
som, of Portsmouth, N. H.:
Take any number of drops of Croton Oil,
mix them with flour and molasses, and make
as many pills as drops of the oil used. When
the patient begins to feel the sick headache
coming on, one-half of a pill is to be taken
every hour in molasses, or something of like
consistence, until it arcts as a cathartic ; and
thus treat the sick headache at each attack.
If thus taken, each attack will be less severe,
and in some cases a few doses produce a per
manent cure. He seems to think the Croton
Oil acts in three ways : 1. By increasing the
secretions. 2. By counteracting the anti
peristaltic action of the stomach and bow
els ; and 3. By acting as a counter-irritant
to the brain.
Oberlix College The Present Term.
The total number of students who have set
tled at the office and entered their classes the
present term, up to March 13th about three
weeks into the term is 717. Of these, 39
are young gentlemen, and 325 young ladies.
The number is daily increasing, and is some
what greater than last year at this stage in
the term. Externally, everything i prosper