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Wak> teste* Willi, AhillMiiilHl, AlAiUU, and llfNM. ?raciAi. uroBT row >u not tobk heralu. Hamsord, Own., Jum 3, 1?3. gBCOND DAY?ITEN1MQ CESSION. The i rmvention assemble 1 thia avowing, *t celf-par' Mm o'clock, Mr. Barker in the choir. The edifice, wh eh M capable of holding ten to twelve hundrei persons, wes eroeded to oroifiowing. Mr. Snui mode on able ?pooch in defence of tho Scrip tim, ot the conclusion of whioh tho notorious political senator, abolitionist, and fanatic, oamo forward and do lirored tho following address, a poruaol of which must aatisfy| every impartial and unprejudiced mind, that hi lao added atheiim to hi a " inns.' Of courao our black friends were present. How could they miss suih an op port natty of applauling tho eloquence of their " bro ther I" 8FKKKCH OP WILLIAM LLOYD UAKHISOW. Mr. Garrison said?This siteruoon 1 si a ply ottered the Mowing resolutions, which I hold in mr hand. without ?akiag any remarks upou them, and mums ted that, per haps this "evening. or at soma subsequent siege o: our proceedings, I would endeavor to say a tew words in sup part of them. I do not intend to answer the remarks of jreeedlng speakers. 1 have listened in my time to e great many arguments which 1 bate deemed fallacious and ex traordinary. but 1 must *ur, in all candor, that 1 hare ?ever heaid arguments, to my own mind, more fallacious or mote extraordinary than those which have been pre sented. (Applause and lustres ) However, I waive, upon thia occasion, any examination of what has been said, for 1 wish to draw the attention of this great assemblage to what I eenoeire to be the real point et U-ue. Our friends have said that It U net the question of the plenary in spiration sf the Bible which is before us, nor do they re gaid that question as of any importance. Mr. Storms i nterrupting) said, I thought the ques tion before us ahou/d be most assuredly not r he insprreuon of the scripture#, but the credibility of the witnesses es tablishing the fact of inspiration. Mr. Garrison ?Our friend asks, who believes that everything in tke bible is inspired?who believes that all the books ( t the Old and New Testaments emanated from under his direct supervision ? I answer that all Ouifctendom has >uoh belief. (Hear, hear ) The plenary respiration sf the Bible have yon not been taught to be have, and 1 aught to doubt or deny it as a sin against God and to pot the salvation of your souls in peril? Have -we set had books published under the sanction of Mm ehnrcb and the elergy, to prove that every verse and ?wary line, and everv word in the Bible, came from God just aa he intended ft to be put down, and therefore it is that the Bible is the only role of faith and practice. Now, 1 propose to look at that subject as the suoject of this Convention, and wilt read the resolutions which I offered this afternoon. A fiwruniAN?What does the term " human redemp tm' mean? Mr. Garrison?The term Is intelligible. I msau pre cisely "human redemption." (Laughter, hUses and applause.) The object which has brought as together is undeniably a very important one, and should be dl.cuss ed in sincerity of spirit, and with the gravity which be longs to it. It is not that my hands arereot full?it is not that my mind is not pre-occnpied with other matters of great importance to the prosperity and the liberty of this country, :hat I am with you here to-night, (or these hands are fall, and this heart of mine is beatinf continu ally in regard to the wrongs and woes of tne human race, hut I am here because your Convention being called for a word objrct.is nevertheless an unpopular meeting, and God forbid that I should be ascertaining for myself where the popular side is to be found that I may stand upon it, aud therefore be safe in regard to reputation. A popular truth does not need my aid, and I shall not prefer any in that direction; but a proscribed and unpopular truth com mends itself to my warm support, and 1 feel that I am allied to it now and forever. (Applause and hisses ) I know well the cost of an appearance of this kind, and I anticipate beforehand what will be said upon both sides of the Atlantic in regard to the resolutions I have read, lheartbe outcry already of "infidelity,'' "infidelity," "in fidelity,'' on the part of those occupants of the pulpit who, while they aie strong in their towered castles, never dare be make their appear ance upon a fair platform before the people. I know it will be said that this is another evi dence of the infidel character of the anti-slavery move ment ; I know that the American Anti Slavery Society Will, bv designing, wicked and Godless men, be held re sponsible for my views offered upon this oocaaion. Should I. therefore, be dumb ? Will it injure the cause of the slave?so dear to my heart?for me to express my doubts about the Bible ? Have I any right, as a man, to speak upon any other subject except American slavery, or upon any other subject!" Why, I am told North andSouth that! lure no right to speak upon slavery, and my right to snook upon any other subject is equally denied to me Now I ?band here not as an abolitionist, not to represent the slavery cause, nor on behalf of any slavery organization, bat simply as a mac, upon my own responsibility, offer ing my own thoughts without any referenoe whatever to the question of slavery in our country. Sir, we may learn amneihing by illustrating the subject as we proceed. If a mvetirg were to be called at Saint Petersburg ia Has ?us. to inquire into the right of Nicholas to rule as he does over the Russians, I take it that there would be some excitement is that city, and that the daring individual would himself be seized and hurried to prison, aud per haps decapitation for hiaau iacity. If a meeting were to be calledat Home toinqu re iuta the infallibility of the Romish cbureh, 1 take it, it would pridure general con sternation. anu the individuals cslliug it and tboie attend ing it would he in moment danger of arrest. under toe river of the fop*, and tn-own into a l)vth*om8 dungeon take it, that j in a Al vhotnedan count y a mro lug was ?alW to inquire in* > the Koran there would be a'-o WYrat indignation and a genes! excitemeot, and the dar isg man veoturing to -aise that iisve would be hunter down, and perhaps his life would pay tue forfait. Aad so let* meeting be called in fhajle-tor., South Carolina, to ixAju'.re into the validity of the slave system avowing to examiie it through and tbr-.ugb. a*d Lynch iaw wo dd he instantly applied to'.he maa or the men who shoa d venture to come together to make any such inquiry .Sir, the analogy, in my ju igmmt, is perfect. The fi nding of thre convention agitate- the community?make- the com munity angry and aUrmed, and creates grave di?,ati"fac tion; jet it is a free meeting, as an anti-slavery meeting in Chariot-too won'd be free, at a meeting at P.- ne would be free, as n meeting at Saint Petersburg would bs, upon the part of those who should rai e the iuquiry in one place or the other. They say at St. Petersburg, at Ro ne, and at Charleston, that they liave right with them jus tice with them, and Almighty God with them. Now, with justice, right, and Almighty God a man is able to stand against the world. (Applause and hisses ) and be will be the la<t man whs will thiuk of ruu ning. So it ia in regard to this matter of the Bible tor. npon the right hand and upon the left, we are told that the qnestion of the inspiration of the Bible is as claar as the no today sun; that it Is a ques tion ?o well settled that it ia absurd to thick of disc ris ing it, and that there is evviv evidence that the bmnm mind ear. dcrlrc, to make out the case that God did give this Bisie to us to bo our rule of faith and practice If this be so, then tkey wfi<> question the divinity of the Bible are the men to be afraitk? tre the men who ought to dread au r ; en encounter ,v.u are the men who would do so if it were true that God give this Bble?this holy Bible?to us to be our rule of faith and prae' .:o: for, in that rerj book, we are as.-nrrd "that tte righteous are as bcid sr, a lion, while the wicked are false and follow when liOiiiiu pursutih." Now, call a meeting in any aiiti -l.ivery town, if you can find such an anomaly in th*se I'ni'ed Spates let a pro slavery man tnak-hi* ap pearanee in Worcester. Massachusetts, or id the m >*t anti slavery villap-e in ibe lvr-d, ard Announce a r-.ectiag in which he intends to yi Into anti slavery, and to prove that it is unjust, wicscd, irrational and bad. and I do not believe that there would be the leist excitement on the part of the abolitionists: nor do 1 brli've thit they would keep aw.iy from the meeting. 1 believe they would ray. to at is just the very thing that ?e want?a entering to erAiuiae the question of slave 5j. and to sf? wh. '.her abolitionism ought to prevail, ake the nio.t *horough teetotal town you can tied in Atner ca, and I do not believe its repo e would b ? tlisturb ed for n moment should some rum sucker or rum dea'"r, or rum distille r, come there and propose to hol l a meet ing, inviting all the tee'otsllers to come also a-id join in the discussion. I d - nut believe there would be any anger. aUrm or trepidation upon the part of the tec totsberi-. and they would tay, tbisisju t the opportunity that God has given to us now to do something mere fur our glorious mure. (Applause and hisses.) And so ah.o in regard to -Apita! punishment. Those who aie opposei to it would never be vtied or terrified by the apjca ance of any body of men among them to defend hanging from fee biule or from ratnre, or from necessity, as trie can- may be but they would rejoice in contending with there individual*, and would hope to prevail against them. But whenever a meeting of this description is sailed to nresen* the truth that there is, after all. no real faith fn the Bible ia this land, it greatly excites u-nd ter rifies tl?e opponents, and tho re who say that God has put his seal upon that book. In my judgment <t Is conclu de*. The book mav be. nevertheless, from God ; bat by their '.endnet they ?how this, at least?that they hive no faith tha' It is from God, or they would rejoice to come snd War and give a reason for the hope that is in them. What f* the question ? Is it net whether the B'ble, in many parts of it, te not an invaluable b ok I It is an invaluable book. (Uear, hear.) It is not whether it does not oontain many great and good things?for tit Joes. It is not whether It has not commands which ate reasonable and good, aud ought to be obeyed?for It contains such co'omands. It is not siielber it has not been of great use to man kind, ji spire of ell the drawbacks attending it?for it has keen; but the question is, " Is the Bible, from Geue sis to Revelation, an inspired book, said Lai God endorred ?voiythleg within the I.-aren of the B.ble an Lis own so that we are bound to accept it, and bound to carry it out, without any rev ot t to reason, and without any judgment upon our pert as to the propriety of the things ?; ?n'.aiiuvd therein V' If It be not wholly inspired, av our friend Mr Storrs ran, it lr cot, then, now much of it is inspired Be has not told us that Mr. ttmnra - All that olaima to he Mr Gsrkjsow?How much elaitnf to be Inspired and how much does tiolf Who shall determine the question? 1 should like to see a man here take that b rek and bug n from 'ivcvsis and proceed through, and put his linger npon what lie regards as given by the inspiration of God H i * much should we have left of it? Now. after all. what is inspiration < All Christendom Is by the ears as to what inspiration is. Wliat dj you wean by It? Is a man iu ?pired a m?*e uisct-ioe, and has he no thought, or mind or will of his own?a mere automaton?? or doea ho possess a mind soda will and a judgment of his own, and so may mix this up with inspiration? llow ?hall we determine .ui? matter? Well no?. then for any man to assert that every thing in the Bible Is inspired, is she very height of aosurdity. lor example to tiv that oaaison went to sleep putting his head in Helilah's lap. Is given by the inspiration of God. Is nomense. To say that flams'"! caught three hundred fores, tied ;h-*m tail tit sail, and put firebrands between thorn and sent *bem abroad, is given by the inspiration of God, Is s' vurd. And ?o take the boek and parcel It ell out, an 1 ask yonr reives ?top by step, lathis narration that fact that loe 1?nt, aad this poetry, given br the Inspiration of God I Wny, what a man ean see with his own eyes does not need in spfretlon, and testimony.too,does not nrad inspiration and he who saw .Samson perform tt it feat with regard to the foxes did rot require inspiration from heiren to e*re Ms h-m to p it it down in a book upon parch neut or pi IP J?|f I U ifiTftWlii# Ut >g''i'-fr M the KM* to ewe oiteMl, thew it i. wet an inspired S!I1?uW*Ut when you may find M thousand just Hrrs ?&?"$'<&?? ? SS5 S.?-??s aaas 5rtL ~uT= ?=??? ?? bcuk? Out of this umpired word uf God comes ,.m for Home believes in the Bible; out of it comee Mor inoniriu, for they believe in ? mil of It EpuaeMc cornea rr? for they believe In U? Bible; out of it comee ?y, for Epllllj iH?i believe la theiBIbto, rat 41* - -e by terieeiee# sot Meth luism, aedyl the othra recta, which ere coottttese, for tbey are llible; rad yet ell these ere lerociusely erreljned agaiee* r.ieh other wiving the lie to -neb othar * leterpretatlra uf the metier, eo?i toairotu, If pose?, 4 ell the rest but them.ielves. Not. sir. the Bible does not go for Mormomeui end again.-1 it, for Rou^iem end against It, for Kairooaser end against * *? 7 Kern end again* iC^r Method Urn ami ^bMtft end tur Uniierealim end? eseuurt it ttttderawh* then it is e book of contredictl nsso mora*ous 1that of course it did not come from Aboee. Ittoor the earth terthv of men Who is right in tine matter * Who be lieves in the Bible - 1 put it to you ell to give me en in rfni.ibU. en??er Who is It in this world beheree in the Bible" Whet i? it to believe in the Bible 1" A. wen tells me that be believes the Bible to be the hupued word of tiod Well mh%t doe* that prove? Nothing. for he might just ea well have remained dumb. I then pro ceed to ask bim, "What do you mean by this inspired word of God V' and then be begins to tell me and 1 find thai he is a papist, or a Mormon, er a Methodist, or a Universalist, or a Unitarian, or a Swedenborgiaa. And this is his belief in the Bible, snd nothing bwt mfa What now have 1 a-cortained ? What divine insptosMSn is" Not at all. What the Bible teaches ? Not at all; but only what he thinas the Bible teaches- Now, what he thinks the Bib's teaches ii one thing, but what the Bioie actually teaches is quite another thing; and the inoet that any man can say, with any degree of humility, upon this platform, or anywhere else, in regard to the Bible, is, "In my judgment it teaches this doctrine,' or, ??I be lieve the Bible goee for this pellicular measure, hut I may be mistaken?liable, for 1 am liable, to misinterpret the languarM of the Bible, and am ready to be corrected. We must have no assumption. Thank God for the great Protectant doctrine of 'he right cf private judgment, so I that every one o! us must give an account of ' himself, not to the Pops, not to the Pra? hyterian Synod, not to the General fs^embly, not to the Legislature or to Congress, but must give an scoount of himself to God alone. Thereof, itla my privilege to lake the Bible and eiaraine it fur myself .and although all the r.?t of mankind dissent from me, it is my Protestant right to have this conceded, not as a priri lege, but as a sacred rigat, to be exercised without con demna'ion and without persecution. (Applause.) what does tLe Bible teach? One man says It teaches eternal punishment for wickedness; another says it teaches just the reverse, viz: the doctrine of universal salvation. One rays that God exists in the Trinity, while another s ys it teacher no such doctrine, but the Trinity of God. One says it goes for a despotism, as iu tbe case of Nicholas of Russia-for Nicholas believes in the Bible, only it Is a Bible so interpreted*; to go for Nloholts. (Applause) All the religious people to Russia say that the Bible sanctions sutooiacy and forbids and K'iwm upon democracy. to England ail religious people say that the Bible goes for limited monarchy, and eschews auto cracy on the one hand and republicanism upon the other; and m our country, our Bible?that is, our democratic In terpretation of the Bible?says that it goes tor repub llcanlsm. and if it docs not we^do not^care, furno man shall be king over us, although the Bible may read ""nor the king." (Loud applause.) Unless we ars non-rctistsnts, we should, I thmk, be tempted to tar and feather" the man who would go through our land, advocating the overthrow of our republican government and the establishment of a monarchy. (Applause.) And jet the Bible readB. " honor the king;' but we not only will not honor the king, but will have no such creature tolerated upon cur soil. (Loud applause.) Is that tobe I hove in the Bible or to reject it ? Does the Bible go for total depiavity, and yet deny the doctrinei? Does it go for Immersion and for baptism? All the people say so. Does ' it allow taking oaths and sweariDj? Yes and no Vie i are told on the one hand that It does, and on the other band that it does not. Does it go for keeping last days ! and Sabbath days? Yes and no Does it go for allowing i a little wine to be taken now and then?against teetotal ism? and then does it go for teetotalism and against tak ing a little wine ? Yes and no. And so "awerthe be liever* of the Divine inspiration of the Bible. Does it go for equality between woman and man, or does I it place women below men? Yes and no. Does it 1 go for the union of Church and State? It does ; upon the other side of the Atlantic, but upon this side it does not do any such thing. And yet It is the same book. Why believe the book? Goee it go for tern ! pie worship upon stated occasions, or does it sweep away ! all those places, and make it in spirit end m troth? It I goee for the one and for the other, just according to the | spirit of him who reads, and who takes and moulds it as ' the potter mouids the clay In hi* handa. It i* entirely I nUa'er. U a man a warrior, he ?oea with his war mu ' fog spirit to the Bible, and culling over its pages he picks ! out here and there what he thinks justifies him in being a warrior. Suppose a peaceful man looks over the book, be finds It to his favor, and so interprets It. If a Numan being makes another his property, then he goes to tho Bible and makes it all out to h's own Batisfacion. A-yain. i Every abol tionis' with whom I am acquainted believes : that the Bible, whether iu the Old or New Testament, i goes against the accursed law of slavery, and the accursed slave svstem of our country. And to we have these various i interpretations, and they are without end. Wno is to play the Pope, and who i? to enlighten ua as to whether 1 this, that or tho other view is tue oorrect oae? Let us come to ihe practical pan of it. H-re is ! the qces'ion of slavery- How shall we settle the ques tion? By going to the Eitile. Well we will go to tho 1 Biole. and w l ave men *nir: hailed upon both sides, who ' male out incurious arguments eud tu:o.v texts a . each : other s hea ls all the year through, to piove ana disprove ? thcricht of sl*i?ry. How shall we settle It? Never by i the Bible, fcr tbu book never yet settled any question ? 1 never! and. in the nature of thiDgs nsver can settle any I thing. The thing is always settled beforehand. W net 1 ne' d have .re to go to the Bible at all to settle anything ? ! The question of riivery is a system palpable to the whole 1 world. Let u* look a*, the system as It L?, and we can set Be it u Kin Ur. own merits; and if slavery works well for our cour try, and works v eil for the oppressed or thoie who Sic bald in slavery, then 1 do not cire what any book in the univrr-e sey" 1 will go for it. There is the ques tic.n of capittl piiirliment; 's it to be settleil by appeal ing to tho Bible? Never. You may find texts upon this arul the other side of tne question?and hew w it you fet tle it ? G<d has not shut us up to this dreadful necessity of interpretation of words written, we know not by wl om, in the cead languages, before we can discharge our duty. .Sbov. me hat the gallows prevents the shedding of b!ood. restrains men from crime ar.d benefith society, I and I w iii go tor the gallows? I don t c ire what book says I to the contrary. Now, as regards war: is It good for our 1 race? Will It'cleea and benefit mankind? Iamforbene 1 fitting and bWiiag mankind and therefore am In fnvor I of wtr, if it carries out these objecta ; but If, upon the otter hand, it militates against the i preeie s of the human race, ard against human liberty, I a in against it; and so every thing ia to be sottled upon its oanmfrits. Have v>e an infiD'te Ga>d, or a finite one?? ore who is the seme from everlasting to everlasting, er ; who has no fixed laws by which he operates in the uni Wf"? This God in one age of the world authorizes a mai to commit a r-lire. and ihen iu another period of the world fsvs that whoever does this shall he guilty before him- Are the laws of our being changeable, evanescent, or ?.ncert.to ? or, ere they not always the same, and are r.ot his lequirenitnts ever the same? God in one age of the wo.Id taid do no murder, and then allows the shed ding tf blood, and he sent his well-beloved Son, who made life wired under all cirumstances Ihe speaker concluded h s r-marks with a bitter invective agvicst the chrpy and Southern slaveholders, whs, he h?1 level, would, in the next woild. bo acco.uunodatfd with the waimeht qua. tars that Pandemonium could afford. Mi1. S. I. Ei.v.vet oresenUd the folluw;ng ro-olution :? Resolved, Ti.at all tbo I r'bodox elerjytuon of tbs city of flarturd ai d of all other plaeos, w!.o have received or Been a eony of the p*" fur ALis corvcntlon, and have not anl will not come lorward upon tcia free platform to defend or attempt to deieud t .e Bible from tbe ol, rie brought against tbcirviews of Us ori. in, euthority and inflnenoe, by free and unprejudiced minds, have om nl, declared their own tnti de'itv to tl sir professions of thooloeioal faith ; t.iat thev love'rsligious tyranny better ttnn religious freedom; that thev l ave, bv r<fnring to discuss witb n? the sreat qaestlone l.efore tnis e invention, declared publicly tho weakness and , ,. . ? ,RM,.lnn, tn I,. I'l.TTlt, L.-nt before tins e invention, oeoiwieo folly of tl.eir arr-'gant assmnpi.ions to be called com potent teachers ot the people upon all matters perinming to theo tenclicrt ol tne people upon au 17;"n logical, relljious and moral sul jecte; that they lot0 popu lar favor more than common good; that th< y are therefore moral cowards and toservo to bo abandoned by pjblio pat ronaae, auu i-ointed out by every true reformer as the pharitees of this ninoteenth century, soaking to enslave more av.d more the mind of man to the dark dogmas and ab furd enpcioititions of anoiont mythology. f.n n otion, the convention then adjourned until next <l?y, at 10 o'clock, A M. THIRD DAT?MORNING SESSION. Hartford, June 4,1853. Tie Convention assembled this morning at 10 A. M., at ?be Melodeon? Mr. Barker to the chair. About six hun dred people wore present. A considerable portion of the morning was occupied to , the dhcutsion of the time that should be allowed to each speaker. Mr. VisnntT attempted to address the audlenee ; but, as be could not make up his mind to which party he be longed, he was coughed down. Mr. Brittain, the editor of the SMcinah. and Spiritual T'lfgraph, followed to a 4lengthy argument, contending that the Bible wss the work of man. Mr. Dasfcrth amused the audieaee for some half hour, by argulrg every question but the one undor discussion. Mrs. Rose and Mr. Garrison were present The infidels have it all their own way, for the Christian side of the question is abominably represented. Mr. i-TOKJm proposed the following resolution, which was laid upon the table for future discussion Re solved, That the scriptures are ia harmony, both In rrec.pt and doctrine, wt'.h the great facte of history, an l with the physical, moral and soelal naturo of map; and, so flr M they havi b*?n permitted to exercise their legitimate influence, 1 avc elevated, rurlfled and ennobled man?mo rally, socially and politically. , , . The (joiiventicu thea adjourne-l until half patt2o clock. AFTERNOON "BflPIION. The Convention as-einbled this afiernooo at the hour appointed?Mr. Barker, of Ohio, lis the Chair. Hut long-haired friend opened the proceedings, in 'he absenoe of the Chairman as follows :?I have two Bibles beie 'n my hand (producing two copies of the scriptures tied together) wh'cli a e criminals They are charged with bang wicuftd characters, and you will recollect that you aie the jury, and are bound to b?nr arguments upon both sides of the que-tion. Hereafter, if 1 have time, I ,ball say som? thing about these prisoners. Oae of these fellows I got at the hou-e of a personal friend of mine, the Bcv. Mr. Bieare, who is a worthy man, and the other at i.be hou-e or a blind lady, who i? uow curiog the lams and the rick, end so forth Io oouvor-aHoo wltlr these prisoners I have ascertained that they hare had great ex perlecce, fw they have lived a number of years and I hope, on -i fntuie occasion, to state soiae Interest!eg facta rsspectiDg them Mr. Andrew Jackson Davis came forwatvl and "aid?All true religion ia immutable. I wonder that any one can, for a moment, imagine the possibility of its ovrthrov. Is trUh a mere drcmstanoe ? Do clouds and storms ex- . tinguish the suu ? I. trne religion dependent, for its ex istenee upen belief or disbelief ? Go to the o-ean s side. Hi d heboid far away tho rock of ages. The storm king sends his -errant* to battle, rhecloudsasermb'e?1h in < er tbun^Vr?fro? th* four/oro*r of r tl'mtf.*.? ; # ii (9 ks^ '.f* Utfto dg. j reenAs with all the puMitry of contending deities , the ocean groans with the volee of eager, mountainous waves roll forward with a mighty power, hut amid all and above all stands yen noble rook, erect, unmoved, and unchaug ML Ip tilMMNMd. W thMflfcnd ?iO.HIfl Mftf beneath, around, above?ages upon ages may roll away, empires may rise and kingdoms fall, mlLioss of human beings may come and go, the terrestrial vale may pursue its pathway about the parent orb ; yet unshaken and lm mneeble aiandathe tiue relMeo?Ann as the nniverso. bdMtlful as deity. Toawhonmrerh petbat religion wil be?Btingul?bed. need wisdntife study theeonstitu'ion ef the world Con template the yank in the oeean, wtilch no tortiii or contentions cam diatact. Usee at the sua, w hise tifb giving glories no clouds or tempests can ever diioinUh. But where thall we tind this religion which changes not ? And when we are acquainted with its locality, ho* shall we know that it is the true religion V The answer is to bs found in the New Testament? 'The kingdom of hea ven is within you." That is the law and the spir t, the way, tenth and life aro natural to the sod. We hear mneh lasnentatiou omeeming the tkte of the Bible. Iu most nrinds religion and the beck are one and insepara ble. They must stand or fall together. But 1 cannot think so. (hcnot a man exist witho it a shado v? Are sjmhols essential to the existence of thoughts ? Purely the letter and the spirit are not indissoluble. If thoy are. then well may we lament anv examination of the Bible. The idea that the Bible 1s the infallible word of Hod, that It is the Rock of Ages, that in it Is only to be found the true religion, 1s fatal to itself. There ii a pre vailing superstition generated by ooonneirtatore, that the UldandNew Testaments are intrlnrieally and ex'.rind cally harmonious. When the whole volume is oorrectly ur.derstood, (thoy assert.) the beauty and stupendous unity of the system is clear as the sun in the heaveas. But this assumption is made by persons who have the presumption to suppose that they have seen the harmo nies of the fie. iptnre*. Iat us reflect on this. The as sumption is that the Bible is the word of God?asuperna turally originated and a supernaturally inspired volume, given to man for his enlightenment and salvation. And yet, according to the Protestant system of private judg ment atid liberty of conscience, each mind, though unin spired and in' no manuer supernatural!/ endowed, is left to read and ilnd out the tueauing of God in this world. While one man finds the Bible in fallible another finds it fallible, one discovers it tube harmonious, auother inharmonious; and so coine contention and criticism. I cannot but admire In bold contrast tho beautiful logical consistency of the Roman Catholi: Church. It never was guilty of trusting religion to the J. topic?never committed a deed 10 fatal to priestly despotism an that of permitting an um-upsruatural laity to read tind interpret a supernatural book. Tho reading of the book is fatal to the Idea of its supernatural origin, and also its ro-called Infallible principle.- of religion aud truth. When will Protestants fully realize their present situation? Protestants must see. toouer or later, that the door whisk Martin I.utber opened con never he shut against the free born soul. The infallibility of the Pope is but a continua tion of the Protestant idea of the infallibility of Moses, John or Paul. If you admit the supposition of tho pro priety of Isaiah's infallible inspiration, yon have then granted the premises upon which the Pope's and priest's infallibility Is predicated. If God saw proper even toinspire superoatually a Jew, or a dweller of Palestine, how do you know that he does not also sees it proper to supernatural!v inspire a Cardinal or Pope? Luther, in protesting against the authority of the Pope, opened a door for the final re C'on of the book authority uprn which the flrnt is d Plo Nino is at likely to be a chosen vessel of God as Paul was in the beginning of the Christian era. Tho superiority of the character of one man ovor that of an other, is of no account where supernatural transactions are involved in the premises. Therefore, I affirm that the Protestant idea of an infallible Bible writer Is the firm foundation of the Papish despotism and of all tho absurdi ties of the Catholic institution. Persuade me that the paper and pasteboard Bible is the infallible word of God, ana I will at <.nce accept the brick and morter church as the emporium of his divine favors. Persuade me that Mores, Joshua, Solomon, Devid, Isaiah, Matthew, John, and Paul, were in very truth the chosen vessels or pen men of the Supreme Being, and I promise you that I will at once aocept, and would demonstrate oonclusiuely from your principles that the unbroken chain of Cardinals and Popes, standing from Peter the first to the kingdom of heaven, are as certainly the attorneys of Jehovah, and indispensable to all temporal and spiritual govern ment and civilization. If Moaes. Joshua ard Paulare to he my masters in those sacred principles which bind my soul to its Author, then why m?.y I not aocept Pio Nino as my master and father in spiritual things? You who are Protestant belitvers in Bible infallibility cannot deny me this logical infetence But yen reply, that I should not allow a mere man to role over my conscience?that it is yielding my liberty to the jurisdiction of despots, and placing my tool in tho keeping of mere priests and teach ers of religion. But what are you Protestants doing, when you take Moses and Paul for your masters? Surely these were mere men, also manifesting all the attributes and charac teristics of humankind; aud so, why should they be my masters any more than Cement or Alexander, In ths affairs of my soul? Br. Orestes A. Brovaton. editor of a Catholic Quarterly F.eview?a man of mucn learning and independence? Is a very consistent, faithful exponent of religious alms and tendencies He has travailed from Egypt, through the wilderness of scepticism, into the pro mired land, which he is now preparing to tid of all Pro tectants by logical weapons. Protestants advocate the supreme authority of the Bible, but tolerate to each man the liberty to read its pages to suit himself. Brownson, on the other hand, advocates the absolute supremacy of the Pope, and denies to man any rights. God only "has rights. Man has duties. The chureh is God's represen tative, and society is under its exclusive dominion. The church grants privileges to governments : and govern ments owe allegiance arid obedience to the church Now, this is ro'hiDg lev* than theological despotism logically cairieil into practice. But how much better Ii* the l'o,.ory or c.ericul d t,tuas of Protestant*? The Bible U God's Tep rereniaMv! or word. TLe Pope regards all as heretics whortjvet Lis authority, and the I'rotet'e.n's denounce all a* infidels who reject the authority of Motet. The idea is idmply tin-- Protestantism Is but a child of Catholicism. By a law of hereditary descent, the parent tramniits its character to the offspilog hut as evidence of a law cf progress, the child Is not so wicked aod de graded as its venerable progenitor, and ,?o w# prefer the ex Bunco of the former. Catholics make no more onpo sition to free re tools whe.-eby education may be e.tteni erl *o all people, tban do Protes'ants to the free di-e.is ricu of the Bible, whereby truth may be elicited and Uamiultcd to posterity. Father Gavazzl coctos to our c untry, and lifts up bis eloquent voice sgsinrt the des p<ii-nanJ abominations 01 me ltomish church; but he is in bondage, and can do nothing no-re than delight a ITotes ant audience. He cannot do the work of dertruc tion, because lie stands entrenched in Protestantism, i which deserves the son.# fate. He ciies out against the | Igm rarce, the idolatry of Catholicity; but against igno rance, idolatry and slavery, his voice cannot be raised, becente the receivers of his messages are composed of the latter party. He affirms that Catholicism ia too nar row for his out. With a soul to expanded beyond the circumscribei confines of I'ius the Ninth, I wender how he can breathe the confined sir of Protectant bigotry aud superstition. I can see no difference between the infalli bility of the Pone and the infallibility of Paul. Bat we have political Bedim under Protestantism, which the Chuich ot Rome denies to Its subjects. Very true Bat noa came thi i blessing? It was Qrtt established through tho instrumentality of the greatest despot?Henry VIII.? i that eTer tuled ovor mankind. But in our blessed land I 'et us raise tbe hymn of gratitude to Thomas Paine, Mhsn, FrarklL, aad n. my others who were tke | sworn friends of liberty and of frte principles. Let it be 1 remembered that tbe political ai d other blessings of I America are not owing to any exertions on the part of tbe priests, cor to any logical application of the doctrine of 1 Bible infallibility, upon wbten ProUstanthm rests. The 1 sc entitle education ef the Protestant clergy is so utterly i Deglecltd while propiriug for the ministry, that they j usually enter '.be field of labor without the proper imple- , meiits of spiritual husbandry; comequeutiy, having read the etsmlarri work* on the Bogy and one or two ; books in rer!y to infidel objections, the young minister ia apt to ectvrtaiu leveral inflated notions respecting the I perfection of BiMieil wisdom. In the light of tbe nine teenth century tbe Mosaic account is notoriously unsound and lalhhle Th? idea that tbe Bible is a connected whole, without contradiction or locon-ir.teucy, is a ? uterstltion of the Protestant prie-tbood. Tae in tellgtnt tied accomplished Jesuit entertains r.o -uch uijUdi b's opinion, for ne depends upou the external despotism of orga llzatir-n nnrl upon the at'ructions of a well rsga'ated acd venerable ccclesiasticlsm fir the suc ces: or Lis designs upon the religious liberties of hu manity. P-ote.-'antfim andCstkol-cisrn deserve the same eondtmna'ion. Ihey differ not in tho character of their not ons re-peeling fallibility, bat to degree only. The Catholi- idea of Top?acd church infallibility is simply an cloDgat no or extension of the I'ro to-tout ids a of Oi-i and Now T- -.lament infallibility, "he two parties are, in theory and theology, equs Iv foes to the Interest-* and liberties of the v orid; and I have, hown, I think, that the one should cot be allowed to Impose any more restric tions ou ibe soul of maa than the other?that is to say, neither ate good enough to me-it the suppott of intelli gent, benevolent, free i>nd con sclent iour minds (Laud appla uie) Mr. c'torrs. Mr. Wright, and the Chairman having ad dressed the meeting, the convention odjouraod until half fast seven. Ames Iron Bible Society, The Mauagcrs held their monthly meeting on Thursday last, at tho new Bible House in Astor place. V.'in. B. Crosby. Esq., Vice President, occu pied the chair, assisted by Francis Hall, Esq. Five now auxiliaries were recognized : one in each of the Btutca of Ohio, Illinois, Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas. Letters were read from Itev, Dr. Vcrmilye and lfev. Dr. Tynfr, in London, in relation to the late an niversary of the British and Foreign Bible Society; also from the Committee aud the secretary of the name. Other letters were read from California, Hon duras, and C'eylou. Several new agents were ap pointed, arid various plana considered in relation to the busii.ors of the society, and Its enlargement, with its increased accommodatlona. Several new volumes were received from London for the library: among them a folio copy of the Bishop's Bible, of 1572, with Craamer's preface; a i standard Oxford cony of King James, in three vol umes, of 17G9: anu a large Uoman Catholic Bre viary, from an Italian, once a Papal priest, but now a convert studying for the Protestant ministry. Among the grants of the Scriptures made, were 100 Swedish Testaments for Europe; 250 Bibles and Testaments to a colored Weslcyan preacher from British Guiana; and five Arabic Bibles nud twelve Testaments for the coast of Africa. Tl?e Tarf. Trotttku at Rochj?tk? ?Ths first day s races over the robin Course came off June 2. There wore thres en'rioa for a purse of fllfiO, mile heats, best three Id five. The result was as follows :? War Eagle 1 1 2 I Filet Wright 2 2 8 J Gsnargua 3 3 12 lime, 2:45-2:14?2:44? 2:45)*. Tsorrurn at Boston.?A trot came off over tbe Cam brldg?- Park, June 3 mi In heats, best three in five. The following Is a sum maty 8. White namedblk. m. Black flask Maid 1 1 1 H. Goodwin named b m. Charmer 2 2 2 Time, 2:42-2:41?2 39)^. A bill ha? been reported by a committee of the Cana dian Parliament, to ?-lo*e t m canals, post office*, Ac., on : fnr.dey. 31,.-re are many i-otftious lor the measure, and fcC .'.tUL.ttliUVS It. On Boston, June, 4,1853. Interesting Debates m the Constitutional Convtn tiom 7%nr Pirnnsd CkmmeUr?Nere Democratic Paper in Boston?Reported Appointments of Mas sachusetts Postmasters?New Hampshire Demo cratic State Convention?Candidates for the Go vernoi -hip?Shall Women be Allowed to Vote in Mas ?achusetts??An Extensive Liked Suit?Re movals?History of the Mexican Wdr, epc. The proceedings of the Constitutional Convention are becoming decidedly interesting from their raci ness. their personalities, and the talent and standing of the gentlemen who have engaged in them. The plurality question and that of abolishing the Execu tive Council, have been under discussion almost the whole of this week, and both are of a nature to exas. perate men, especially wlien under the benign in fluence of an atmosphere caused by the packing of some Ave hundred persons, spectators included, iuto a room not large enough for half that numbered the thermometor out of doors at about ninety?the weather beiug-ticky, pricky, and aggravating. It is an unfor tunate fact, too, that even members of the convention are but mortals, mere dust, and " servile to all the skyey influences." Hence the warmth of the discus sions,and the general rnclOc that has been exhibited,to the great diversion of the lookers-on ia this Vienna. Mr. Hallett, on the Council question, paid his res pects to several gentlemen, and Mr. Keycs paid his respects to Mr. Hallott?and they are pretty gene rally known not to be the most respectful things in the world. Mr. Hallett goes for the abo lition of the Council, and Mr. Keyes for Its retention, and both have been members of it. Yesterday, Mr. Hallett made a speech, in which be gave the majority some pretty hard knocks. Some of his opponents say thatMr. Hallett has aimed to establish a sort of dictatorship over the convention, and that he is angry because he lias failed in the at tempt. General Wilson's speech, in reply, reflects this opinion. Matters, therefore, are not so harmo nious in the convention as at first they were, and there is a cheerful prospect that they will grow still more inharmonious as wo shall get into the summer, and approach to the days of " canicular sympathy." The plurality question is a vital one, because of its probable effect on parties, hereafter. There has been considerable change of position on this question by gentlemen of all parties. Mr. Dana, who is a free soilcr, has been prominent in bis Biipport of the plu rality system, to the annoyance of some of his friends, who, speaking generally, are not in favor of it The story that we are to have a new democratic paper has been started again. Six thousand dollars, it is said, have been subscribed for its support, and its editorial department is assigned to Mr. Fabyan, who nsed to do most of the writing for the hunker democrats. If the friends of the new paper, supposing them to have got it under way, would place Mr. Burke, of New Hampshire, at the head of It, there would be some amusement af forded by its publication. He is said to be anything but pleased at the character of. the appointments that nave been made here; and,as he writes vigorous ly, he would be pretty sure to secure readers in all quarters. The dilflculty about such a paper would be that it would have to set its face against the ad ministration, ii it should propose to pursue a de cidedly hunkerish course. It woald have to condemn the greater part of the appointments that have been made in Massachusetts, to say nothing of what has been done in the other New England States. The selections have been made here without much re ference to men's antecedents, and tlio "supremacy of man over his [political] accidents' has been pretty forcibly illustruted in moot cases. It could not have well been otherwise than that many coalitionists should he appointed, f> r there Is haruly a democrat in the State who lias not had something to do with the coaliti ?n. I can, just now, call to mind but two or three hunkers of dis tinction who have received places in our State, or who have been selected for Executive favor else where. It is true that some of the appointees have been opposed to the coalition for some time past, but they were not the less coalitionists previously, and did good service iu behalf of Governor Boutwell's election. Some of them, indeed, were supporters of Mr. Sumner's election, which was carrying coali tiouism to a pretty considerable extent. It is said that some fourteen postmasters have been appointed in this State, whose names have not yet transpired. They arc understood to include some of the best places ol the kind in Massachusetts, out of Host en, such as Worcester, Cambridge, Springfield, New Bedford, and other large and flourishing towns. The two best places out ol Boston?Lawrence and Lowell, have been already filled. Nothing is as vet known as to who in to bo our jjootuutbier, though tne number of applicants is known to have considerably increased. Our post oflicc is a sort of Iais, from whose face no man has been able to lift the veil. The New Hampshire democrats will nominate a candidate for Governor next week. The four most eroruincnt candidates for the nomination are?Israel [unt, of Nashua; Isaac Ross, of Hanover; N. 3. Bakei, of Concord, and Mace Moulton. Of these gentlemen Mr. Biker is the most uble, and Geueral Hunt's chance ia considered the best. All are strong supporters of the administration. There are several other gentlemen talked of, but those I have named are the most prominent. At present a nomination is equivalent to an eUction; but what may happen between now and the remote voting day it would puzzle Solomon himself to tell, were that Hebrew monarch alive, and were he called upon to give an opinion. The free soilers will not unite with the whigs, holding them to be too far gone to be worth wedding. Tliey consider that the alliance would be of a rather Mezentian chancier. Whiggery, it must bo confessed, is getting rather low, when even the free soilers treat it witn disdain. The advocates of the rights of women are pressing upon our Convention the decision of the question? " Shall women be allowed to vote '<" Mr. Higginson and Theodore Parker are laboring very hard before the committee having the subject in charge, and aot as if they thought there was the slightest chance of their pciut being carried. Captain Anthony Thatcher, of Dennis, Cape Cod, has commenced a libel suit against tire proprietors of the Boston Traveller, newspaper, who, some time since, accused him of something amounting to pi racy, as he alleges. The charge is a serious one, and the damages are of the same character, it must be allowed, being laid at $17,000. There have been some small removals and appoint ments made nt the Chnrlettown Navv Yard. 1 hear that another " batch" of removals from the Boston Custom House will be made between now and the first of July. If as extensive as the lust there will not be much more work left for the Collector in that way. It is said that some of the late victims died bard. I understand that a gentleman of this State is enga-cd on an elaborate work, and lias been engaged for a year on it, to which he gives his title?"The Political and Militiry History of the war between the United States and Mexico'?though from what I know of it, the better title would be?"The Political History of the United States from 1811 to 1853." Commencing viuncu oum liuui ion co 1553.' Commencing with a lcrg and elaborate introduction, in which the political lifetory of the country Is sketched down to Mr. Polk's inauguration, the work then opens with a minute account of the state of parties, and of the relations of the country with other nations. Minute analyses of the characters of the leading men of both the administration and opposition parties, from Mr. Webster to Mr. Bancroft, are given, in what I sup pose people would call the caustic style. Tho prin cipal Tcuture of the book would seeru to be these ac counts of men, with inany of whom the author is said to be wei acquainted, personally. The author's mode of bringing in these portraits, is this :?In giving an account of Massachusetts' action on the war question, Geueral Cushing in introduced, and his history given, and the historic* of somo other fentlemcn are added, such as Colonel Wright, Mr. Inotoul, and others. In narrating the events con nected with the raising of the Ninth regiment, Gene ral Pierce is brought forward, and a full and ani mated biography or the President is incorporated, with reflections on his subsequent career. IbeHamc plan will be pursued throughout the work, and will tend to prevent it from being dull, though whether there ore not certain disadvantages attending it may be doubted, 'i he thing to be feared from such a modo of writing is the liability of its degenerating into mere partiality. The uarrative of military events will be given very copiously, and drawn from the best authorities. Tne work will bo rather ex tensive, I should judge, and the first and second vol umes are intended to uppear in little more than u year from tins time. A loom a. Serious Difficulty at Louisville.?On Sa turday night, about nine o'clock, a difll,:ulty oceur.-ed at thi Preston street market house, between Reuben bjrtar, keeper of the Kailrotd Hotel, and Veorge Delph, his no phew. We forbear giving Any statement ?f the caute of the difficulty b?t *een the parties. And shall merely ?t?te that upon th- Ir meeting an above, An alto rent i m took plAce, which resulted in lieliib shooting I.yter with a pie t< 1. Tbe ball took effect in file left ? de, And passed down towards the hip, wbe.e it lodged George llelph walked down to tbe j?ii ?nd immediately gave htin-elf up. Reu ben Ly t? r died about 9 o'clock Lit evening, from the ef fecta of the wound.?IsmitciiU Democrat, May 30. Ellen Ellis, nt Beaumaris, in Anglesey, Wales, aged 73, was brought to bed May 10th, 1770. She had been married forty-six years, and her eldest child was 45 years old. She had not had 8 child for , twu 'j five jeus before. j Owr Albany drroymdenet. Albany, May 29, 1?53. 'Thing* m Albany?The Nete York Assemblymen? Triumph of the Hard mstts?Caning m of the Governor?Awful Cave of the Herkimer Men? The Federal Pap?The Senate'* Plan sure to Pais. The tedious and uninteresting character of the canal debate would render it really insupjtorUble were it nut for the overwhelming importance of the question, in reference to the future financial and com mercial policy of the State. New York city, en grossed with the contemplation of her own enormous growth and prosperity, smiles at the interest which the "rural districts"'of the centre and west of tho State bestow upon the State works, and upon their insignificant trade of four millions of tons per an num. Their yearly revenues of something over three millions of dollars, swept into the coffers of the State, do not more than equal the corporation ex penditures of your magnificent city. New York ! members of the Legislature, therefore, have bcen.ac customed to speak slightingly of our internal im provements ; and the democratic representatives especially have been often accused, with only too much justice, of indifference, if not hostility, towards them. Several of tho present Assemblymen from your city are fortunately not open to any such accu sation. Messrs. Alden, Glover, D. B. Taylor, and 8t John, (democrats,) and W". Taylor, (whig,) have been conspicuous supporters, from the beginning, of the plan to amend the imperfect financial articlo of the constitution; which, mainly in the shape in which it has passed the Senate, is destined eventually to receive the sanction of the Assembly, and to be ap proved by the people at the polla. These gentlemen are all young mcu, and it is gratifying to an old stager upon the road of politics,Tike yonr correspond ent, to see young men commencing public life with a liberal understanding of tho commercial wants and commanding position of our Empire State, and with an eye to the public weal, above mere party consi derations. Innumerable are the instances which he could recall of aspiring and often talented men, whose hopes have been utterly wrecked and cast away upon this dreadful canal, whose first legislative session wob their last, and who forgot, in Albany, that they were not beyond the recollection of their constituents. The course of legislative events for 1863 has been ' singular and instructive. The extra session has already witnessed a triumph, a conversion, and a defeat. For ten years have the conflicting elements in the democratic party waged war over the ques tions of taxation, debt and canal policy, and the present year witnesses the triumph of tne ultra or hardshelied hunkers. Seven years ago this summer they and their principles were prostrate, appa rently unable forever to recover the terrible blows which Hoffman, Cambrclsng and Co. had dealt them in the Constitutional Convention. Now, they have not only recovered their ground, but have forced their adversaries to leave their own. To-day Loomis himself abandons his life-long priuciples?re cants in May, 1863, the sentiments concerning public debt uttered in June, 1846, and yields ungraciously to the demands of the times, lue enlargement and completion of the canals will at last be achieved? the democratic party will maintain its ascendancy next fall, and the "straight jacket'' portion of the constitution will be amended. The hunkers will triumph, not only over the prostrate barnburners, but over the softshells, who have lately deserted the hunker ranks. The Regency?the Marcys, Sey mours Wrights Comings and Stiyke^w^o thought to keep themselves above water by an aban donment of the "old line," and a new position amoDg the "radicals,"are forced to yield to the Cooleys and Vanderbilts?the new men?the men i Of yesterday. Alas! for the old Regency. The barnburners obtained the organization of the Assembly at the beginning of the regular session; they fixed the committees to suit the taste of Herkl- ' mer and St. Lawrence; they declaimed boldly against constitutional amendment, invoked the shade of Michael Hoffmau, and, when the canals were talked or, jestingly proposed a tax in order to deepen them six inches, nnd no more. They numbered in the i Assembly just forty Ave members, a majority of the 1 democratic caucus, even without the aid of the softs who followed, of course, the dominant and spoils pos- ! sessing faction. Most of the immortal forty-live ' were made chairmen of committees; as for the softs, I they obtained the appointment of their sons or nephews as messenger boys. The programme of the six inch enlargement was propounded in a message signed by Governor Seymour, and followed up by a series of nbomiuably lengthy and stupid resolutions i from Loomis and West. Two months rolled on, and the great canal inte- 1 rest Legnu to get uneasy. The democrats, as a party, . had promised "speedy enlargement."' They num bered two to one in the lower House. Seymour had advocated " amendment of the constitution,"' on the stump, before election. The canal counties had means enough and votes enough to make or unmake ' eighty members of the Assembly; and yet that body j bad done nothing?nothing except debating, amend ing, and rejecting West's and I.oomis's abstractions. I ino grumbling grew louder and more threatening I from Niagara to Lake Champlain. Then there came down to the Assembly the Se nate plan, proposed by Judge Vauderbilt of Brook- j lyn, tAT'd amended by the suggestions of Senators j LrlFtoi and Cooley, carefully considered and per fected. It had been drawn by hunkers, amended | by hunkers, supported only by hunkers, and bitterly ! opposed by Mc.Murray, Pierce, and Cornell. It had received the vote of a majority of the democratic ' senators, and it came to the lower body with a pow erful odor of Hunkerism pervading it. It was a most unwelcome visiter for the barnburner regency; and what to do with it was the great question. I The Governor was perplexed, the Speaker was perplexed, Loomis was perplexed, and above all j Mr. West, Chairman of the Canal Committee, was ' immeasurably perplexed. The forty-five barnburners | were summoned into consultation with the Gover- ; nor, and duly informed that something must be I done. They left the presence in no amiable mood, | ond some oi the most ultra of them began immedi- ? ately to talk about John Van Buren for United | Stales Senator in 1856, nnd to speak of the excellent qualifications of Sanford E. Church for the execntive ! chair. But the Governor knew his men, and he ! quietly mailed a letter to Washington. Alter due consideration and long incubation in- 1 volving as many alterations in the text as the au. I nual message itself, Air. West (soft) produced a con- I stitulional amendment on his own hook, drawn up 1 by Governor Seymour and honest Jolm Stryker, : with the profound legal assistance of the Attorney General, copied alter A underbill's as nearly as pos- j sible, and containing many of the prominent fea- j tures of the latter. It proposed to permit the legis lature to borrow the suinc amount, on similar secu rity, and differed from the Senate plan only by pro posing a longer time within which to complete the canals, nud providing for repayment in part by means of taxation, 'iliis being duly backed by a gubernatorial message, recommending the same, was brought forward as tho soft shell or compromise plan, and the barnburners stood aghast. They charged the Governor with a re-conversion back to semi-hunkeiiem, and ail Herkimer was pale with wrcth. Forthwith tho immortal forty-five repaired to tlie executive chamber to give the incumbent a bit of their mind, but the Governor was not to be caught napping. The appointments throughout the State remained i.ntli tnbuted in the hands of Mr. Murcy, and^'no song no supper" was the alternative pre sented to the wretched and furnishing disciples of Hoffman. They yielded, like wise men; they prj mised to aid in " the vandal work of destroying the constitution. ' Hie result was borne on the wings of Morse's lightning to Washington; and the barn burning applicants for post offices, collectorships, and public printing were rewarded by the prompt gratitude of Mr. Marcy. Three days after appeared the list of postmasters for the principal towns and cities, among whom there were, I believe, exactly thiee hunkers. Thus fell forever the financial embo diiucnt ot Michael Hoffman. The barnburners went the less since tbey had already forgiven the assassins of Silas Wright. So that now the amendment of the constitution is a certain result. Not one of the most ultra advo cates of the " People's Resolutions'" of 1845, dare re fuse to vote for it in some shape. Tr ie, Senator McMiirray has fled the capitol in disgust; Forsyth and Rose and Iladley remain as yet stubborn and exasperated; but the men who "remember Silas \\ right" will remember also the flesh pots of Egypt. Alas, for the consistency of politicians, that Ar phaxad Loomis should repudiate the financial arti cle! He w ho was pledged to ignore the Canal law of 1 51 isjabont to vote to raise $1,500,000 to repay the revenue certificates! Is it not enough to make Hoff man Kick off the cover of his coffin, and rise to oon front his apostate children? One more point was required to be yielded, and on Saturday tho thing was done. The taxation feature of West s plan was stricken out by Mr. West himself, and now nothing but the difference of time remains. The Senate will insist on completing the works in four years; and the Assembly will be obliged to strike out their six years clause. The policy of ter minating this exasperating affair, and of finishing the State work in the shortest possible space of time Is too evident not to Iks conceded. The Senate's plan' with little or no actual alteration, will pass in the end, and the hard Bheli hunkers will indubitably triumph. J he darkest hour is just before day, and the hunkers, ostracised at Washington, are beginning to sec hght at Albany. They may not get the federal offices ; their organs may not get the printing of the Washington departments, but they will have reason mi. 01 their position. Single handed they will have beaten lioth the softs and the barnburners, held their position in the very teeth of Marcy, and overcome the Governor, the Speaker, and the politi cal pupils of Herkimer and Oneida combined. Bis fi.il :ch! The Imuiin orCilme.-Thc SaifteM MwF derwr P?rki. [From the Buffalo Commercial Advertiser, May l-J Onr readers have doubtless read the paragraph** which hare baen circulating te the patters iug the man Parka, the supposed murderer or tn? Englishman Beatson at Cuyahoga Falls, and hH imagined identity with a noted English bnrglar named Dickinson, who led from justice in his na tive land, and arrived fo this country some years since. We have met with a gentleman who is well ucquainted with the particulars of the early career of that criminal, and who furnishes us some inci dents connected therewith, which will prove inter 'j esting, and probably useful at this time. I be man Dickinson, who is supposed to bo identical ijwth Parks, was a native of Clitberoc, in Lancashire, England. From his earliest days he was a leading spirit among the gangs of poachere and tmeves by which that portion of the county was infested, and became noted as a reckless and daring adventurer. At the age of 25, he had passed seven years of his life within the walla of a prisorvand was the terror of the neighborhood he infested. Ills family were poor but industrious people; bis father and sister be ing in the employ of Mr. Garnett, a magistrate and extensive cotton factor, residing at l/)W Moor, near Clitheroe, on the banks of the river Kibble, which divides the counties of Lancashire and Yorkshire at that spot. At 25 years of age he wus again confined in jail for some poaching of fence, but was liberated on a promise of amendment, through the intercession of the Rev. Mr. Abbott, a clergyman of the neighborhood, llus was towards the close of the year 1840. In the winter of 1840-41, however, he committed some offence in company with one John Briggs, for which a warrant for h& apprehension was issued. In consequence of Dickin robs well known desperate character, lice were detailed to apprehend toe offenders at a place called GrindletoD,.in. Yorkshire, whither they bad fled after the commission of their crime, inc offenders were arre-ted and confined in a the officers who had them In custody, and whofauea t6 convey them at once to a place ot sscontf. in the night the tavern was attacked by a gang of Dick inson's comrades, armed with guns; the officer la command was compelled to release his prisoners, and was himself eased of some loose change by them, in order that they might have wherewithal to drink hiff health at the bar. Dickinson and Briggs then prowled around the neighborhood, committing va rious robberies attended with brntal violonce, andbe came the dread of the surrounding country. They managed for some weeks to elude the vigilance of the officers, shifting their quarters from county ta county. Upon one occasion they deliberately shot a gamekeeper named Harrison, in the back, because they had some spite against the man. Their intended victim recovered from his wounds. In March, 1841, at a place about nineteen miles east of Clitheroe, culled Bakeup, the villains were guilty of another diabolical act. About three n}*]?? from the village Is a hill called Dirplv Hill, on which was situated a lonely tavern, kept by James Simp son, his wife and daughter, who were the only oc cupants of the house. A son, also named James, lived a short distance from the tavern. In th? night time, en a Sunday, Dickinson and Briggs went to the elder Simpson's dwelling, and having peremp torily demanded admission, under pretence of ob tail ling some refreshments, thev beat the old man in a brutal manner, and proceeded to plunder the house. The daughter escaped while the ruffians were endea voring to throw berfhther down into a cellar, and fed to the son's house, who immediately proceeded to the rescue. Young Simpson was a powerful man, and he grappled with Briggs, the larger of the rob bers, and had well nigh overpowered him, when Briggs called npon Dickinson to fire. Dickinson then drew a pistol and shot young Simpson, tha bullet passing into his side. The two ruffians then fled, leaving Simpson for dead. The bullet was sub sequently extracted, and the young man's life wan saved, although he was disabled for life. The hue and ory after the would-be murderem was then loud, and tney were compelled to take to the woods. Shortly afterwards tney attacked a butter dealer, who was on his road to market near Kcightley, Yorkshire, and shot him in the face. He escaped from them, however, before they succeeded in rob bing him. They were then pursued closely, night and day, and fled to Manchester. Information being forwarded to the police of that city, a strict lookout was kept, and the fellows were traced to Newton, a lonely village on the borders of Yorkshire, Lanca shire and Cheshire. A trap was laid to catch the two together, but it failed, and Briggs alone was cap tured Dickinson making good his escape to thia country. Briggs was tried at Lancashire assises and bad sentence of death recorded against him. Thia sentence was afterwards commuted to transportation! for life, and he was sent to Norfolk Island, one of the worst penal settlements in the world. The war rant against Dickinson still remains in force. Hisc career in this country?supposing him to be the man now known as Parks?is familiar to all our readers, and his last act, if he is found to be guilty, promises to end his desperate career. Our informant gives us the following description of Dickinson:?lie is about thirty-seven years of age ; stout built; about live feet seven inches in height; sallow complexion; well formed features; has lost some of his front teeth, and is very ebg'atly pitted with the small pox; his eyes and hair are dark. He is us cunning as a fox, and his thoughts during an imprisonment arc always concentrated npon escape. Those who have hiin iu custody should exercise un sleeping vigilance, or they may some morning find their dangerous bird upon the wing. Glpwy Fortune Telilng. [From the Builulo Express, May 27 ] We have seen .or some weeks past, and we pre sume many of our readers have also seen them, no tices of the appearance and doings of a band of Gip sies, in various places, throughout the State. It iff known that some of the baud have made their en campment in this city, for a few days past, on Dela ware street, near Forest Lawn, and have figured on one occasion in our court of justice. Some weeks ago a segment of the band, which 18 composed, as far as known, of nine grown persona and eight children, located themselves at Tolly, about eighteen miles from Syracuse. By some meana they obtained possession of the fact that Mr. Garret Tully, from whom the town was named, and one of its most estimable residents, had lost an account book, iti which records involving some $400 were kept. Thereupon Betsev Cooper, the qneen of the troupe, applied to him with the request to tell his fortune, anticipating the result that would follow. He told her that he did not wish his fortune told, but if. she would tell him how to recover his lost book, he would pny her f, therefor. She replied that it could easily be done, only she must get together a certain amount of money, in order to produce the charm. He ac cordingly placed in her hands 1300, iu specie, all he had at command; but upon consulting the oracle, an eld astrological 'book of 1,668, she fouud it was not sufficient for the purposes of the incantation. Mr. Tully refused to entrust her with more, where upon she returned to her gang and proc ured $85, which she added to the pile. Strange to relate, this would not satisfy the spirits, and, alter much per suasion. Mr. T. was induced to boiTow another $100, wldcli Betsey pronounced adequate. The money was then wrapped up and formed a good sized parcel, which Mr. T. .still retained. Betsey then demanded that her reward of $5 should be added to it, which was done. Hhe then asked for a lock of hair from the heads of Mr. T., his wife and child, then for a paper or salt from each, and then directed them to place the money In her bauds, and turn tbeir backs while she repeated the mystic words of the leather oracle. They did so, and Betsey, taking advantage of their situation, contrived to substitute a parcel off near like the original as possible, containing a rare show of pebbles and pewter, in place of tnc one con taining the *1-5 - the latter of which she smuggled under her blanket. She then gave the parcel?the bc/na firle one, as he supposed?into Mr. T.'s charge, saying that it must remain unopened for four week*, at which time she would return, and the lost book would be restored. 8he then took her departure, ai she said, for New York. The fonr weeks and as many days passed away, and no Betsey came. Mr. T. began to feci alarmed, as well as his family. At length Mr-. T. demanded that the parcel should be opened, and it was done? with what result may be imagined. Mr imme diately set to work, got upon the track and arrived In this city on Wednesday, lie stated his case ta officers?and on the same afternoon two of the gang were arrested in this city, having on their persona some f 30 iu gold. Tliey then proceeded to the camp and made a haul of one man and another lot of money. This person was, however, subsequently discharged. But the qneen?Betsey Cooper?wa? still undiscovered. About this time it was intimated that a similar gang were located at Fairview, near Erie. Officer Boyington Immediately put for that place, and found thai they had left a few honrs be fore. He followed on and soon came np with them, Betsey and all. The party was searched, but as no valuables were found in the possession of any, save the queen and her royal consort, the others were suf fered to depart. The pair were brought to this city, and are now in Jail with those previously arrested. The whole plunder fouud by the officers, lnchwea about $160 in money, (some of which Mr. Tally identities as his own,) watches, jewelry, Ac., whlen lias all, of course, been stolen from various persona and places. One of the articles Is a breastpin, con taining the daguerreotype of a lady: another a heavy ring, ffncloning hair, with the inscription "To the memory of Henrietta Taylor," on the inside, which we mention, so that they may, if possible, be restored to their owners. The party near Fairview also hav? a number of fine horses in their possession. We trust that, the predatory doings of these wretchea are now thoroughly interrupted, and that those who have escaped will tako warning from the fate of their companions. Mr. Tnlly will receive a portion of his money, and Betsey, at least, will be pnt in safe quarters for the present. Tne MiLWAt KrE Mmn** Care.?After thre* days trial,* Jury was finally obtained on the 1st in?t., ana the ease of MIm Mar/ Ann Wheeler, who la charged withe the murder of John M W Lice, wan proeeeje,! with for the s-cond lin e. Nothing new will te on tb's yiah