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JOHN DUEAND, Bupt
9ee 4th J83. ly,
LORD BROUGHAM'S SPEECH.
LORD BROUGHAM'S SPEECH. His Views on the American War and
LORD BROUGHAM'S SPEECH. His Views on the American War and on the French Occupation of Mexico.
Lord Bronelmm delivered on elabo
rate address, at Uo . opening of tlio
Seventh Annual,. meeting f tbe.Na
tional Association for the promotion
of Social Scicnco at Edinbnrg, on
October 8th. In the course of Lid
Bpeech he made the following refer
ence to tbe Mexican expiditioo, find
American topics in general :
''A great, and but for its sncceas, a
very uupopular expedition has result
ed in tuo occupation of Mexico bj the
rrencli (iovernirient, and the found
ation of a Monarchal regime, noarty
upon the principles adopted in France
both na regards tbe Crown and tlio
rights of the people. It is impossible
toquestiou the advaiitngus derivable
from the chnnge by tlio Mexicans, who
for so many years bad suffered all the
evils of alternate anarchy' and the
violcncoand plucddr ot potty tyrants.
Nor can any friend ot humanity and
ofpenco begrudged the .influence ao
quired by Franco, or cavil at the use
iimao of it in favor of Austria. Tuo
peace of the Continout is furthered by
whatovor brings thnso two areat Fow
ers into a friendly conueetijn.
liut thu establishment of I'rench
influenco in Mexico is likely to pro-
duco an uneasy feeling in tbe now
unhappily dia-United States of
America, and may by no reraota pos
sibility lead to an amiablo intercourse
with tlio South, not perhaps against
the North, but in formal recognition
of the st;ce33ioh, and in brctich of the
blockade. . The friends of humanity
would have good cuuso lor lamenting
anything bo manifestly tending to
promote the continuance of the war,
and extend its mischiefs. The term
civil war is now hardly applicable to
this miserable contest. .Tbo people ol
tho South are banded against those
of tho North exactly ns any two Euro
pean nations, differing in all respects
save language, have been banded
agaiust each other tho Atiatrhins
and the Fursians, for example. lint
give it what name wo may, no ono
caa doubt that it is a cruel calamity
to tho Americans themselves, ftud,
(hough iir much" lass degree, to tho
rest of tho world, which with oho ac
cord, jiiu3in reprobating tliuir con
duct while lamenting it&'fllcts. E:icb
party, of courso, Bceks l cust on the
oilier tho heavy blame of breaking tho
peace. Un one side is the wicked
allegation ot property in human bo-
ings : on the other, the hollow protext
of making war to freo American
Slavery, hor shame und hr( curse,
as all except slaveholders admit It to
bo. iiollow wo may call it, lor those
who proclaimed emancipation conjws
that it ftag a tneasaro of hostility to
the whites, and designed to produce
Stave insurrection, irom wtucu tne
miieli-cnduring naturo of the unhappy
negro .saved the country.' My estee
med Iriend, the prelate who exalts. by
his eloquence and his virtues the
namool Wildebfokob which ha in
herits, declarod that the auih'ois of the
measure carod as lit'le for the blacks'
freedom as for the whites' : and now
they call for extermination of tho ono
race to liberate tbe other.; ' ' ;.. ..;
But. whatever may havo been the
proximate cause of the contest, its
continnanco is 'the. result tffa national
vanity without example and without
bounds, individuals subject to this
failing are despised, not hated ; .and
it is an oidina'ty expression respecting
him who Is without the weaklings, that
ho is too proud to bo vain. Bat whon
a people are seized with it, they cha
nge the name, and call it love of glory.
Of tho individual we often hear the
remark. that, despicable as the weak
ness is, it leads ;to no bad: actions.
Nothing can be more false. It leads
to motiy crimes, and to that disregard
of truth which is tue root ol all onon
Certainly, it produces none ot
tho worst crimes. The man who is a
prey to vanity thirsts not for the blood
ofh:8 ueidibor. How fearfully other
wise is it when a nation is its slave 1
Magnifying Itself beyond all measure,
and despising the rest of mankind
blinded and intoxicated with self-
satisfaction persuaded that their
very crimes are proofs of greatness,
and believing that ttiey. are both aa
mired and envied, ,the Americans
have not only cot been content with
the dostruclion of . half u million but
been vain of the slaughter. .Their
object being to retain a reafr name
among nations for thoir extent of ter
ritory, they exalted in the wholesale
bloodshed by which it must be accom
plished, because others were unable to
make each a sacrifice. The straggle
of above two years, which loosened
fill" the bonds which .hold socioty
together, aud gave to. millions; tho
means of bhowing their capacity, has
produced no genius, civil or military;
while thq submission to every caprice
of tyranny had been universal And
habitual,' aud never interrupted by A
single act of resistance to the most
flagrant infractions of h.upaan freedom.
The mischiefs of mpb aoprepacy have
been conbtautly felt '; for the calamity
of rational and reBpocublo.ineh jceep
ing: aloof from the , tnauairement . of
affairs' has resulted in thq'Tvuiinc of
tuo -multitude.-1 .l;o lus, tyract the
nominal ' rnlbra 'have ', never wthheld
their Biibmisalon ; and thu Pies, cat
ering for tne appetites of the populace
and piiiidcring to their passions, has
persisted in every misrepresentation
which might moat, disguise the truth
as to passing events, exaggerating
each success, extenuating each defeat,
often describing failure as victory ;
while tho multitude, if the truth by
chance reached them, were one day
sunk in despair, another olated to
ecstacy, almost at tho pleasure of their
riders and their guides. - Nor "were
tho falsehoods thus propagated con
fined to the event ot tho war ; they
extend to all things to tho mi-asurci
of tho Government and tlio acts of
foreign nntious. : Tho public feeling
must not be thwarted ; the pooplo
desired to hear - whatever gratified
thcr vanity or raised their spirits;
and in this delusion must they live as
long ns the war lasts nnd the rule is
in the hands of tho mob. The truth
they will never hear, hecauso thoy
desire to hear what is pleasing and
not whutis true. But it would bo a
great mistako to charge on their !a!ao
guides tho fc'llies nnd tho crimes
which they chime in with and do their
best to perpetuate. Tho people are
do'ormined to their courso, Far from
feeling shamo at the cruel scenes
w hich " modern
Christian timo3 havo seen nothing
lo equal a'epectaolo at. which -the
w liok) wui ld btumla- ftgbttet, uliuost-to
incredulity thoy actually glory in it
as a proof of their higher jiature, be
lieve themselves to be the envy as the
flower of ' mankind, and faucy- that
their process would triumph over tho
most powerful Status of Europe. In
such illusions thoir chiefs may not
practically join, but the people aro,
beyond doubt, a prey to them, and
will continue so to the end
"Hoar tho just law, tho judemont of tho FUies
They tUiit uuto trui.ii slull bo the dupes oi no?,
And if they will ba'ehoated o the last,
Polu iiou ulroug a.1 hell shall bind thcra fast."
The fooling toward England which
prevails among the American people,
though arism;; from tho ' excess of
national vanity, and its kindred envy,
is certainly in part tho remains of tho
old quarrel that led to tho separation.
Wo are hated and Qtupued ; neither
feeling is at all recipoi Al, but among
our kinsfolk it prevails in a degree
almost amounting to mental aliena
tion ; itcau hardly- be accounted for
without ' recurring' to tho ancient
grudgeof the American war; audit
illustrates the soundness ot tuo view
taken by those who havo most con
sidered the great Bubject of colonial
policy, that we must ao govecn our
settlements as tcr prepare for a separa
tion on friendly terms, always assunl-
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uig luiii auuuer ur juier 'ineir growui
will bring about their Independence.
Some distinguished men in the literary
as well as pol.tical world have lately
maintained tho opinion that our colo
nies are only a burden and that thoy
give us no benefits worth tlio exponse
they entail. 1 his is a great error, ana
it is not now for the nrst tiruo that 1
so described it; Sixty years ago.while
residing here, I published a wurk in
which the whole subject wa3 fully ex
amined in all its branches, and a
demonstration given of the benefits
politica', social and commercial ol
colonial establish ments, with detailed
proofs that thoir cost falls short ol
their benefits, aDd that the wars as
cribed to them had another origin.
The book was very soon ont of print,
and I havo always- refused to allow a
second edition. It might now, how
ever, ba of some use. as the informa
tion contained respecting the colonios
of all nations ought to be more gener
ally diffused. The laspof sixty years
has no doubt made great cbanges.aun
the work is to be viewed as historical
with regard to facts ; ' but the doc
trines havo been confirmed by all that
has happened ; they are entirely ap
plicable to the presenf siato of affairs,
and are more worthy of attention from
the promoters ot social science, uni
lordship then briefly passed in review j
IUIUDU1V UCU unou; f""
the progress mads by our colonies in
tb.) ..last, sixty, years, and what has
b(pn done in the way ol emigraton,
aid then turned to the consideration
o the topicB of general interost only."
(i Tho above is a most -romarkable
speech to. corns from Lord Brougham,
aod in the presence of Wilberfbrco.
It would caueo any one to suppose
that tho mad men' at Washington
woald pause long enough to reflect on
their course and conduct, when meet
ing such denonciatory language from
nch a quarter.- If the auti-slavery
men of England are forced for reputa
tion's sake to denounce their negro
-allies at Washington, with such lan
guage as tho above, to prevent the
contamination that wonld attach to
their names if history should wtito
them down together, what 6hould be
the feolings of all those in onr owu
country who hava over donouncod
the intermeddling of British Aboli
tionists wilh our country's political
dostiny ! Wo, as Democrats, have
ever denounced this crusade agaiust
the States of the Union where slavery
existed, as leading inevitably to tho
horrid results now passing beloro our
eyes,and which cause tho whole world,
civilized and savage, to stand aghast
at the hoi rid conflict,
i Our readers woU know that we
have from the first appealed to our
authorities at Washington to see to It,
if war ninst exist, (a thing we never
believed absolutely necessary,) that
the conflict among ourselves be con
trolled iu such a way as not tod is-'
gr.ico the intelligence and humanity
of tho age and thus bring down upon
us ' tho rebuke of all Christendom.
But to such men, a3 Lord Brougham
characterizes our Abolitionists to be,
appeals were of courso thrown away.
The oxcueo of tho Republicans tor
converting this into an Abolition
war a war of horrors to both the
black aud white races, was to concili
ate. tho anti-slavery feeling of Europe
and thus prevent hostilities Irom. that
unarter. . ,. .' -.-
iiow welrwo havo snccoeded in
gaining the affection uf the European
poople and tho European powers by
tho insano war we are now prosecut
ing for the negro, can be but too well
seen in this remarkablo speech of an
Englishman,' and in tho course of the
Em poror of tho French in seizing upon
Mexico and planting a monarch thore
in our very faces I Our Northern
Government, according tu Lord Brou
glm:n, an nnti-slavery disciple, has
got below "hato," and i3 only "des
pised." The reasons for this he gives
in very plain language I They aro
worthy of study I .' ,
It is with the deepest humiliation
thitl we dwell upon so. unpleasant a
subject, and tho only consolation left
U9 is tho reflection that so far as we
are concerned, we havo from first to
last donouaced acts which condemn
our national authorities, and those
who approve of them, to such cruel
denunciations, such bitter roproaches
(ot a want of truthfulness and a want
of humanity, when subjictod to tho
test of ordinary civilized warfare.
The attompt to administer our
Government on a platform of lies,
self-conceit, " and such morality as
such a platform alone must produce,
will of courso end iu discomfiture let
the victories of our armies be what
they may.'; Oue triumph but precipi
tates us info- another difficulty moro
stubborn of solution than the 'first.
Thia: evorv one is beginning to seo,
but how lew can solve the problem Of
escapo Irom those wo already nave
fuhen into I Urms.
A Good FIit. Artemns Ward,"
in a lato lecture, beautifully sets off
those who voto to sustain the war,
bnt will take no hand personally to
sustain it. He says :
"I have already givoh two cousins
to tho war. & I stand reddy to sacri-
b'ss my .wife's brother, rethuin'u not
see the aebellin krusht. And if wuss
cams to wuss,' I'll shed every drop of
blud ray able-bodied relatione has got
to prosekoot tbe war.''
At an examination of girls for tbe
rite of confirmation, in answer to the
nuestion : " Whrtl is tho outward
and visible- sign and form in bap
tism T tho.
sir!" ,i ; ,.
reply was, "The baby,
An Irishman was one day brought
before a magistrate for marrying six
How could you be so hardened a
villain V askod the magistrate.
'Please your weiship,
says rat, i
was onlj .?er gctttwg a good one.
Gen Jackson and the Clerk.
Many of onr readers will rooolleot the point
of the following Joka, which we heard rolated
''long time ago," bnt we ceier before ew it in
Whilo General Jackson was Presi
dent of the United States lie was
tormented day .sftor day, by Importn
nate visitors,, (as: most Chief Magis
trates of this great country are,) whom
he did not care to see and in conse
quence gave strict directions to the
messenger at the door to admit only
certain - persons on a particular day,
when he was more busy with State
affairs than usual.
In spite ot the peremptory orders,
however, the attendant bolted into bis
department during the forenoon, and
in tor mod tho General that a person
was outside whom he could not con
trol, and who claimed to see him,
ordors or no orders.
"I wouldn't submit to this annoy.
ance," exclaimed tho old gentleman,
nervously. . "Who is it Y
"Don't know, sir."
"Don't know I What is bis namo?"
'His name f Bog pardon, sir ; it's
"A woman 1 Show her fn, James ;
show her in," said the President,
wipicg his face ; and the next moment
there entered tho ueneral s apartment
a neatly clad female, of past middle
age,who advanced courteouslv toward
the old gentleman, and accepted the
chair pronered to her.
"Be seated, madam," ho Baid
"Thank : you,"' replied the lady
throwing aside her her vail, and re
vealing a haudsomo face to her cn
."My mission hither, to-day, Gen
eral," continued the fair speaker, ''is
a novel ono, and you can aid me,
"Madam," said tho General, "com
"You are very kind, sir.
1 am a
poor woman, General, "
"Poverty is no crime,' madam."
"No, sir; but I have a little family
to care for I'm a widow," sir ; and
tho cleric employed in "ono of the "do
partments of your administration is
indebted to me for board, to a consid
erable amount, which 1 cannot collect:
I need tbe money badly, and come to
ask if a portion of Ids pay cannot, be
stopped, from time to time, until this
claim of mine, an honest ono, General,
of which he had the full value, shall
bo cancelled." ,
"I reallv madam that is, I havo
no control in that way. What iu the
amount of tho bill?"
"Seventy dollars, sir,' hero it is.'?
"Exactly, I seo; and his salary,
"It's said to be twelve hundred dol
lars a year:"
"And not pay his board bill I"
"As you see. sir; this has been
standing for five months, unpaid.
lhroo cays hence he will draw his
monthly pay, and I thought, sir, if
you would be kind onongh to '
Vies, l havo it. xo to him again
and get his note at thirty-days."
"ills - note, sir I It wouldn't be
worth the paper on which it was
written1, he pays no ono a dollar
voluntarily." . .
"Uut he will give you hu note, will
he not, madam V .
"Oh, yes, he would be glad to have
a respite in that way for a month, no
doubt." : t ) ' 1
"That's , right, then. Go to' him
aud get his note, at thirty days from
to-day ; give him a receipt in full.
and come to me this evening."
lha lacy departed, called upon tho
young lark, and dunned him for the
amount, at which he only smiled,and
finally asked him for his note.
"To be sure," said ho, with a
chuckle ; "give a noto ! eart'n ; and
iuuch good may it do yon, mum!"
"You'll pay it when it falls due,
won't youl" said tho lady. '
"Oh, certainly," wns the reply.
In the evening she again repaired
to tbe White House with the note.
The President put his broad endorse
mont on tho back, and directed her
to obtain the ca.h at the Bank
In due timo a notice was sent to
the elbrk, that a note S'gned by him
would be duo on a particular day,
which he was requested to pay..
At first, John could not conceive
tho sourco from whence the demand
came ; and supposing it had only
beon left for collection,' was half re
solve to take no notice' of it. "Bat,
as he passed down the avenue,' the
unpaid board bill suddenly entered
"Who has beer, foolish cnongh to
help tho old woman in tbia business,
I wonder. ?" said John to himself.
"I'll go and see. It's a hum, T know ;
but I'd like to know if she's rtally
fooled anybody with that bit of paper."
and, entering tho bank, he asked for
the note which bad been left thera
for collection against him."
"it was discounted," said the teller.
"Dibcountod I who in the world
will discount my note I" asked John.
"Any body, with such a backer aa
you've got on this." . ;
"Hacker I mo backer who I"
"Here's the note : vou can soe i"
said the teller banding, him the docu
ment, on which ho recognized tne bold
signature of President Jackson. ' '
"Sold, truly," exclaimed John.witli
a hysteric gasp, and drawing forth the
money, for ho saw , through tho ar
rangement at a glance.
The note was paid, of courso. and
justice was awarded tho spendthrift
On the next morning he found nnon '
his desk a note which contained the
following entertaining bit of personal
Sn: A chants ha been made in jronrofflco;
I am directed by the Prenident to inform
that yonr sarvioea will no longer be needed In
John Small jetired to private lifa
at once, and thenceforth found it con
venient to live on a much smaller
allowance than twelve hundred
The Funeral of a Slave.
[From the Richmond Examiner.]
slave woman of Mr. T. B. Bees died,
and her funeral took place from the
African Church, attended by an im
mense ""conconjse of Colored people.
Tho master of the deceased caused to
bo provided a very handsome coffin,
which was covered by bouquets and
flowers, nnd the cortege to the giave
was composed of thirty-three hacks.
This was io Richmond, the capital
of tho Southern Confederacy, and in
the midst of tbe ''slave-driving aris
tocracy.1.' In tho' "contraband pons" near
Washington, D. C, the capital of the
United Slate, and tho seat of the great
"Emancipationist party," a dozen
wretched negroes dio daily, and their
only attendants to the grave are two
iving "contrabands," to carry the
rough board box, and one with a
ado to dig the bole. Iiow looks
the two pictures, and in which is tho
most humanity exhibited t
Oallicott, the Democratic traitor,'
whom tho Rennblicans purchased in
the New York House of Assembly
winter and made Speaker there
being a tie in that body, which Oalli
cott' vote uuited wai a candidate
for re-election in Brooklyn at the lato
election. Behold the result 1' It is
thus stated in the New York )Vorld:
"GREELY AND CALLICOTT.
"Oallicott, the purchased, as our
readers know, disappointed in getting
the Republican nomination in his
district in Brooklyn, took the stamp, -
and enlisted the Iribunt and Jiunxng
Post in his support: Greely went
over and took the stilmpj advocating,
.a aiie I.i . 1
with all ins matcmess eloquence, tne
re-election of the purchased and ,
purchaseablo'candidate. -, (
"Heboid the result : iotal vote ot :
the district, . 5,291 . Callicott, 234. ;
That is the measure of the influence -
Greely, the Tribune and the Pott,
when advocating the cause of known .
and established corruption." .. s
An old maid, who be, her eyes A
little sideways on matrimony, says.
tho curse of this war is that it will .
make so many widows who will be so i
fierce to get married, and who know
how to do it, that the mouaBt girls .
will have no chance at all." .
"Sambo, do you know the difference
between a mason and anti-mason V1
"Y'es, sah, I belieb I does."
"Well, what is it !" ,. .. .. ".
"If my brain tell me de troof, and
it neber fails, do - mason is do man .
what lay do mortar, and de anti-y
mason de man what carry de hod !",'.,
X ni.f ... n it ftnA ff Xm i rr .nl
fli'iJi lira lyuu vi u.o ju&o, uvi
when ho suw his sons and daughters
marrying ono another, ho drily re- ;
marked to Eve, that if there had beenv '
Qoapple there would have been no
pairing. , . ; . ; .. .
In tho education of children bodily"'
health should liave primary atten- 5
tion'.' The tree of knowledge should :;
be grafted with tho tree of life.