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COMMUNICATIONS. Hudson Convention---Liberty Party. The above Convention met in the Obcrlin Meeting House on the 27th, and organized by appointing Jun.cs IF. IVme, ,,f Pai,.8 villc, Chairman. . The delegation, I suppose, was considered good. There were between Nil and four hundred persons in attendance ine mceiing was announced by the chair to uo pcrlectly free all were invited to partici pule in the discussions. This is an Improve- mem or. me part ol our Liberty party friends. a uiue astonished nl some ihin-rs that were said end done, which inoro fully con inced ine of the inefficiency of that party fo; ... mcrmrowot slavery. .Still there were many noble sentiments uttend ; some truly u,"u,eu "ew presented, and some good re solutions passed. The leading object of the Convention seemed to be to organizo more efficiently the party on the Reserve. It was nrgued at great length that the party had but littlo stability, that rvory " Roorback" drew sway its members, and left them the laugh ing-stock of tho other parties. In order to bind them and keep tliem continually from linntr.btt.tinfw n r. .1 - ... . ..,.,;., n imujsc was proposed mat eve ry voter should take; so that when flection came, the party, by virtus of this talisman, would be sure of the vote. Edward Wade, lllr tnt-.wl.. 1 , I .... imiwuu'u me piougo, staled that en- less it or something equivalent was adopted, the party might as well disband, lie armied that Liberty men wcro continually being led .u uio iur me nominees ol tho ether parties when they came along with good promises, &c. This seemed to bo the general impression something must be done, and done quick- iy, or it was a gone case. The AYhigs and Democrats wcro bound together, they acted in concert, so must the Liberty party. I was surprised to hear thus publicly, and from leading men, of the utter instability of Liberty parly, & the little confidence that could be jda. ced on the men that had made such high pro fessions of anti-slavery. Just at this time "a change came o'er the spirit of their dream." Dr. Richland, of Geauga co., who professed himself a Liberty party man, having voted with the parly, rosu and proposed the follow ing question, accompanied Ly remarks.' "What has come to the party, tli.-.l it cannot stand erect without something to hind it up? The Whigs and Democrats null their low, paltry, insignificant objects, eland firm, de rided and unbroken. How is it that the hu man rights party, with their gnat m,d glori ous principles and object?, are so unstable, so easily led aside, that they must have some thing to keep them together more than their principles'! What is the mailer with the par ly ?" This question was an unwelcome vis itor. It was one that had to be met : they had brought it upon themselves by the posi tions they had taken. Hard was it tried to evade it, but the fire-brand had been thrown, it must ho met. I should think neaily a doz en attempted an answer; but each one made the matter worse. One, to illustrate the ne cessity of the pledge, and to answer the Dr., compared the parly to a man that goi drunk, and bored a hole in the fire board as a pledge that he would drink no more till it should gTovtr up. Another a6ked it a cooper ever made a barrel without hooping ill It was urged, what has coine to the party 1 Aro Another asked if they drunken men I Are they like the staves of a barrel likely to be blown down by every breeze? Tho pledge was adopted ; but the question was not answered In tho evening the Dr. answered tho ques tion himself. He said it was bocauso of the party's relation (o a pro-slavery church ; he showed that while Liberty party men sup ported pro-slavery ministers and members of pro-slavery churches as candidates for cilice, they needed something to bind them togeth er, for principle was gone, their backs were broken, and they were powerless. Ho men tioned a case as a fair specimen of the posi tion f Liberty men. In Clarendon, there are thirty Liberty voters ; those men pay $150o support a pro-slavery priest, and not more than eight or twelve dollars to anti slavery papers, &c. This fact was substan tiated by oilier persons in the meeting. What a disclosure in a Liberty party Convention ! Yet none contradicted it. During the inter val between meetings the Dr. was freely charged with being an Abby Kclleyite, &c. Defore the close of the Convention he de clared that he could act no longer with the party, and came over publicly to the Disun ionists. George Bradburn was present and said some good things in his own peculiarly for cible style, and also some things that appear ed to me anything but true. He proposed the following resolution, and .spoke at length in its support: Resolved, That such is the character, doc trines and measures of the Liberty party, that every VVhig, Democrat, and true christian, recognizing the right of human government, is bound in consistency to support them." He took the ground that political action was the only way in which slavery could ever be abolished ; he said one vote will move a slaveholder more than seven thousand speeches that one devil that cculd vote was of more consequence in the cause than all the moral influence of all the saints in the calen dar. I have no doubt many believe it. John Keep introduced and read a long re port on ih relation of the church ts ilaverv, and her duty in the premises. It certainly was an able report, and in my opinion look he right view of the case. It took the ground hat slavcl.olding churches nro anli-chrir,- inn, and that no fellowship or support should bo given. I hopo it will be printed entire, 1 can freely endorse the whole with one or two exceptions. Prof. Cowles, of Oberlin, , "'"" 1118 nie si'l'ject, which to astound all who heard it. He urg- i.u uiu isonvenuon to take the ground of tho Evangelical Alliance, Missionary Hoard, &c. That is, to make a distinction in favor of thoso w ho hold slaves fur Ihtir giml who havo been wrongly educali d, &c. It was with the other, laid on the table, and 1 left before they were taken up. If Prof. Cowles is n true representative of Oberlin, then is Oberlin one w ith the whole hordo of villains who call themselves by the name of Christ and apologize fur man-stealing. I shall ever look upon Henry Cowles, tho editor of the Evangelist, as being a pro-slavery apologist, unless ho publicly retracts the sentiments of that report One fact of some significance I would not overlook. At the close of the reading of John Keep's report on tho churches, Edward Wade rose in his usual manner and wanted to know if the Convention was going to end in smoke Whether tiiry had nothing to do but listen to reports and speeches on abstract questions lie said some men thought they (the aboli tionists,) had a license to attack and abuse every body. He said the rersons to whom we are to look for support are in the churches and parties, aud wo have no commission to curse them. Sustain the paper ('American') and cut capers after, if you want. The 'American,' it was stated, had come to a dead stand unless something was done to sustain it. Five hundred or a thous and dollars was necessary to place it on a firm basis. It was proposed lo unite the Liberty Herald and Cleveland American, and make a determined effort to sustain one paper on tho Reserve. Donations were taken on tho spot and quite a mm paid. I did not hear how much, hut enough to relievo the paper I from present di.liculties I should think. All seemed impressed with one great truth, viz.: That if something is not done, and done now, the parly is at an end. I know that some of tho speakers labored hard lo prove thai il was in fact a progressive parly that it was daily gaining strength that it would not he long till it had the ascendancy. Put it seemed hard work for them ; they appeared to talk against their convictions, as against the avowals of other leading speaki rs in ihc Con vention. Tho nnibocKiic Theological and other stu dents of Hudson seemed anxious to get a chance to kick up a row, especially if a word was spoken against the church and clergy. There is more of tho spirit of the devil in these institutions than in other places, I be lieve. They are a curse to tho country. j ! J to W. Mexican War. To the Friends of Humanity : Aro you prepared to pay to Southern ty rants l.,000,000 for the sole purpose of carrying on an iniquitous war against unof fending Mexico, that by this means ihey may sustain the accursed system of Slavery drench our country with blood and obliterate morality, Christianity, and the dearest rights of manl Are you willing to pour out your hearts Mood, lay down your lives to aid bahy-stealers in Ihcir damning practices t Will you longer submit your necks to the yoke of oppression which American dema gogues may he pleased to place upon you 1 Will you march out, armed and equipped at the command of your President, for the pur pose of extending the area of Slavery I Will you be called the watch dogs of Southern plantations! What rational man, what lover ofhisraco will say yes! Is there any ! No! every man says no, emphatically. Uut why, then, support such a war! Why elect men lo offico who will make laws lhat will call you forth into the battle-field of slaverv, there to fight for the heathenizin g of your race ! Why pay those ministers who preach the doctrine of him who has said "do' no murder," and at the same time profane the sanctuary by telling you war is right in Belf defense, whatever the cause may be ! Men will appear to detest war yes they w ill even loathe it, as they would Satan, until they get some war character up as a candidate for of fice, and then, for the sake of party, they sac rifice all their moral feelings in sustaining him, and in eulogizing the actims cf their brave army when called into service. But society has become so corrupt, selfishness has crept into the nature of man, so that his whole actions appear lo hang upon it Christian pnfessors, loo, will say, "we are opposed to war; we bear a testimony against it;" and then lake a ba3 line to the ballot box and drop a ticket for a warrior to sit in tho presidential chair and hold the reins of government ! Great testimony that ! Let us, then, be aroused to action.' Let us exert our whole influence to do away this great evil, and effect a change in society. Lot us plead the doctrines of the crucified Lamb of God, in spile of the railings and revilings of a wicked world, remembering the sayings "blessed are ye when men shall revile you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake f and he that is faith ful unto the end shall be saved." Yours, ic, is if Il I of II. I.. MI I NX. my s allow IJisumomst Comeuiili-Mii," and they both agree in the doctrines of Tracy, a no- Fiui-.nds Ei-itors: I find that some of the members of tho Congregational Church in this place have f hie adopted the views of their Pastor, tin Rev. Tracy. I yesterday had a discussion with one of them, (Harbor Clark.) who, with our friend D. L. Hock well, both claim to bo as anti-slavery as any bodv, but they "can't in eci ii y you 111 uio uugio a week or two since. Mr. I' ,rj ti.li..i!l...l k . contrary to tho laws of God, and the slave- holder to be a man-stealer; tho General As- senibly of the Presbyterian Church to bo in oj.i.i-iy hj un a sin. direct connection with and sustain,., l:,. -------- o w ' " 1 ic.j.rijf ui ojiiiw in eoiineciion with the General Assembly in the same sit- 1 Ueing so, ho could nut fellowship ' of those bodies as Christian bodies; would willingly fellowship l!ev. Mr. At- water, or any oilier clergy man who is a mem- ' her of either or both of thoso bodi.-s, and ac- knowledge him asa Christian while retaining 1 tltaleonmclion. He believed that many slave- holders were good pious men while holding Ihcir fellow men in bondage, and every day robbing them of their rights, because many ' ol the l lirtshun s.areiohlcrs of the South were uneiiiiyhtoned. lien tliev were en nr .ten ed, then they must quit slavcholding prac tices as so'in as tho laws of the land would pern it them to do so, and allow the emanci pated to enjoy his freedom; thought that un der some circumstances a man might steal a horse and be a Christian ; referred to the case of Peter denying his Lord with an oath, and to David deliberately laying plans to murder Uriah in order lo gratify his lusts; thought that the acts of both were unchristian were not liko Christ yet they were both Chris tians when they committed those unchristian acts. To illustrate, a case was brought for ward of a very pious man, a c.lerk in the Bank of England, who, wishing to givo fifiy dol lars lo tho missionary cause, and being dis appointed in gelling the money, forged a cheek or acceptance on tho Lank, obtained the money thereon (intending to replace il) paid tho fifiy dolbrs to the Missionary Board, received his money and paid the check, but not till after he was detected and arrested. j He was tried, convicted, and executed, and i with his dying breath acknowledged tho jus- ' ticc of the law which deprived l.iiu of life, and , was hung as a felon, but died a Chrisii.in, : and certainly iras a Christian when he com- ; milted the forgery. This led lo a reference the acts of the American Board, which he attempted lo defend and thought t'.ial where the laws permitted polygamy, and a man marries from two to forty wives and after wards repents of his sins, he should he ad- iiiiui'u m euuieu leuuwsuip wiiuoui reiiuirinff ..1 1. A.n i .. '.i . . hi,.. , ..i,,. .;.. r, i . i :.: -.. . i - ,-, r . . . b , , , rality of wives, &c. ; also contended that . , ., . . ... , .1 . . . , . , Griffin, a missionary in Oregon, and said that i j . r , . ; tlmn had nni pnmn f.-ir .hnm tn e.tL-n ' . j ., , ! oiuiiu iinnisi uuu.ici v, mcv we.u uuiieei, i mi i ulthough the time has como in these parts to take a stand againsladultery, yet that timo has not arrived in Oregon, because the Chris tians there were yet unenlightened. Sow I admit that adultery is no worse in Oregon than in our Slaveholding States that the crime is the same whether committed in Ore gon or South Carolina; but lhat Christiana on the Western Reserve, in Ohio, in the nineteenth century, should undertake to de fend the doctrine advanced, that the time had not como in Oregon lo say to Christian pro fessors, "Thou shall not commit adultery," something that I can' I reconcile wilh the duty of even a non-professor, let alone pro fessors ; and I affirm that this doctrine as ad vanced by Mr. Clark, one cf tho deacons of the church here, and re-affirmed in tho main by our friend Rockwell, in my view never can convert the world. If the doctrines ad vanced by Deacon Chirk bo Chrislian doc trines, then am I an Infidel indeed : but this is not tl o doctrino which Christ taught, and these be what the clergy teach for the G03- ' pel of Jesus Christ, then are the church 1 and clergy infidel lo the core, notwithstand ing their loud cries of "infidel!" which Ihcy charge upon those who rebuke their sins and short comings. Y'ours, ! ' j j ry ; , i i . C. W. LEFFINGWELL. Convert the world ! it will sink it to perdition. It's the doctrine of devils Edrs. to RANDOLPH, Jan. 23, 1847. Friends Editors i The following correction in my communi cation of the 18th tilt., published in ihe Bu gle of the 1st inst., is respectfully solicited. the paragraph, "I have since been inform ed by Mr. J. C. Urainerd the man &c." should read thus: "Mr. J. C. Braincrd the man beforo spoken of, in Dea. Walter Dickinson 8 store in this (dace, in the pres ence of three or four witnesses, said that Mr. Keller had previously told linn (Braincrd) that 'if in what 1 then and there said in Palmyra, had used his name, that twelve men of the' county should decide the mailer.' " You will see lhat the correction does not niter the real character in the least of the man Keller, I only menlioned this fact so that an intelligent and impartial public could see that Keller placed so low an estimate upon his own christian character, as to even think prosecuting a civil action for its redemu tion. r 1 beg the pardon .,f your ml, -c.ibers for intrusion in this mailt r. But ue feel in to j this place as though t'le Interest of the Anli ( .Slavery enterprise demanded it. J mn respectfully yours in behalf of the slave, &c. T. R. DICKINSON. In reference to the diabolical system of A seemed 1 mrrionn slavery, (styled by its southern abet- any measure eontenance, sustnin, or extend it, either by a tacit disposition, by sophisli ualion. cal declamation, or by voting under and sup either porting the measures of a pro-slavery consti but tution. And that, of course, unless in duo season they cease to do evil, and learn to dn well ; so as to reform, both in principle and practice, they will ultimately "suddenly be destroyed," (liev. 18, 1, &c..) "and that without remedy." (Isiah 1, 10, 20. Luke 20, 4j, 17. Sam. 2,1,0. Prov. 11.21. Psal. 12, 5. Prov. 2!), 1.) Hence, I appre- Ghafton, Lorain Co., O. ) Jan. 'J, 1817. Friends Editors t ! tors The peculiar institution,") I would .... 1,-1 ;. i .. ... sav ; nereis ll liar i not nn v lir.i-.ri neon. I J ed, but has likewise been nmply proved, that the siid system is "the sum of all villanies:" conseouentlv it follows tln nil rr, mni r;; '. ..,i.. ! , ...... :. ...w kii i.inj,; iii hend, that it behooves us to "cry aloud" am! spare not;" yea. lo lift up our voices "like trumpets" (Isa. S3, I, 7.) against this mon strous system of Pandemonium origin, and against all who defend and promote it. Yours in behalf of the oppressed, ROBERT HENSON. Is S inI also among the Prnphels ? The pro-slavery character of Freedom, Stark Co. has been such, that abolitionists Invo been wont to pass it by, believing its soil almost incapable of cultivation. Put the following extract from a private letter, recently received from II. H. Hatch, shows, that even there, an important movement is being made. " I camo to this place on Tuesday. Found on arriving here, Daniel Amerman, Minister of the Pegnlar Baptist Church, w ith perhaps twenty or thirty friends, holding a ineetin for the purpose of organizing a new church, which should have no connection with slave Amerman has been for two years past the Pastor of tho Regular Ha ptist Church in this flacc ; hut has quite recently been converted Anli-Slavcry by hearing the Wesleyans preach, and has determined on disconnecting himself wilh every institution which sanc tions, justifies, or supports slavery. How many of his church will go with him I can j not tell, but should think quite a number. 1 was invited to participate in the discussions of their church meeting, and did so. Endea' . . , . , "T" - u l ow """in me nauiro ol cliurcli or gmizalion that cacti member by join nor a , , 3 J . church, disciplinary in its character, became responsible lor tho known conduct of every . , . . , . J other member. Showed them the various . . ways by which one living in the midst of ,. : . . .. . . . . iv ... .ma Ulllin, IIIlUHl involve himself in the guilt of mj-u-Ktealing. Tuesday and Wednesday evening I had meetings in the Harness shop of Abram Am crman, in mis village, l lie meetings were not large, hut more interesting oecs I seldom attend. ff.i-T3rtgmj:i-jjijrJ-A.'.j.'i3in.-.tkjitiva ANTI-SLAVEUY BUGLK. SALEM, FEBRUARY 5, 1817. "I love agiUition when there is cause for it tho alarm bell which startles the inhabi touts of a city, saves them from being bum ed in their beds." Edmund ISurlic. ersons having business connected with tho paper, will please call on James Jiarnaby, corner of Main and Chcsnut sts What do you Intend to do? It is highly important lhat every one of our subscribers shall answer the above question, and answer it in such a wav us iuslice and his or her duty to the cause of freedom re quire. The Publishing Committee need mo ney, and must hare it. Shall they receive it subscriptions to the Press from those who can without serious inconvenience afford to pay $-2j for a share! must it como from those who have not yet paid their dues on the paper! or will the Committee be compelled borrow money at an expense to llieiiv selves ! Some who profess to be Abolitionists do seem lo care enough about the cause, even to pay their subscription to the Bugle, though they are abundantly able to do so. There aro those who would feel insulted if their anti-slavery character was called in ques tion, that owe for the paper from the com niencement of its publication. Now let me say to one and all of our sub scribers, if you can raise any money for the Committee, send it in immediately. If you can spare but one dollar, send that. If you can spare two or three, the moro welcome will be the remittance. If you can get one, two, or more of your neighbors to join you, send on your money together, as it will save expense. If there h is been an agent ap pointed in your neighborhood, and you pre fer paying it to him, do so, and request him forward it speedily. Will cur subscribers stir up each other's minds by way of remembrance! Let their greeting one to another be, "A Happy New Year ! Haveyou paid for your Bugle yet ! " JAMES BAR.VAB Jh., Ct al .lirent. Objections Answered. A person to whom Hie Iluglo was sent lor 0 mo. as a present from one of his friends, with the hopo that he would then become a subscriber, declines longer receiving it lor the following reasons : 1st. I do not ngreo wilh you in the reme dy for this great evil. Yours is the weapon of Mural Suariim. Mine of Moral Suasion and Mural J'ulitical .Ic.tion. ' 2d. Your theory of seceding from Govern' . ..i.:t :.i r i. I me"1 "no you neiiner go iroiii its inrnrory, its jtiiisrfiction, nor control, is beyond the rc'nl'" -f ,nv frc'ilo powers to comprehend ; but il uikl:a lJ'.in1 'l,at lllis is "ol a "" ! rcs,st"."' rc "'."'U- " not relinquish pow i er voluntarily. This medicine, were it rren- crally taken, mblit break the hondinans chains, but it would involve our country in bloodshed, anarchy, and ruin. 3d. You arrogate lo yourselves tho doing of all llie anti-s.'avery work lhat is done, as much as though none others were with you in the field, lecturing and spreading before the public anti-slavery facts. lib. Much of your paper is devoted to waning against the Liberty party. 1 sin cerely regr-t lhat nil anti-slavery weapons cannot he brought lo fall with alf their force on tho onecoiuinon foe, instead of contending amongst ourselves; but if you count this tlir mosl effectual way to do nnli-slavery work, .fight on. In this we greatly disagree thrro- lore I cannot give you my support. I do not wish to assail your paper wilh thoso harsh and false epithets Willi which some of your speakers have assailed the Morning Star, and other null-slavery papers; but I would say let the shrill blast of the Bugle bo heard far and wide while it may speak for fuiand Hu manity. May God help you to givo it a cer tain sound that all tlin nnli-slavery host may march in l'cnce and Ilarmor.y lo the contest, until the cry of the bondman, and ihe clank ing of his chains shall he heard no more. As some of the above reasons probably ex ist in ihe minds of a portion of our readers, perchance subscribers, it may not be unprof itable to make a few comments upon them, though what we have to say has been advan ced before. First, in regard to our measures. They are just such measures as Jesii3 Christ and I. is Apostles used for tho overthrow of slave ry, and all other sins existing in their day preaching the truth in its simplicity and pu rity. It is true, that many among whom they moved had but little faith in the measures of the G'rcp.t Teacher and Master, and refused to follow him because he did not add to his mor al suasion, political rrtion; because ho did notstiive by political means to become King of the Jews, as our Liberty party friends are striving to become Governors and President. Their idea of strength, like lhat of many of the present day, was based upon tho posses sion of temporal power ; they were unable to appreciate tho mighty influence of words fitly spoken, of truths boldly uttered ; they were incapable of comprehending hnw "the fool ishness of preaching " could make Jesus King; Political action was the power by which their God swayed the sceptre of the universe. We think, however, that Jesus had a correct iinder&tanilingof the philosophy of the human mind, was acquainted wilh the science of moral reform, and qualified to de termine what were the best measures to pro mote its growth; and are well content to adopt only the measures he adopted, to labor as he labored. As the U. S. Constitution is pro-slavery, we course helievo lhat no consistent aboli tionist will vole under it. He may be hon est in sustaining it, may verily think he is do ing God service, but if honest, he is as ignor ant of the character of that document as was Saul of the spirit and naturo of Christianity. Even if the Constitution were anti-slavery, we should think that Moral Suasion was abundantly able to break tho shackles of the slave without the aid of the "Moral Political Action" our correspondent speaks of. Did he ever hear of the Irishman who on being asked why he bought only one spur, replied "And faith, if one side of the horse goes, wont the other be nfier following !" Purify the morals cf a community and the politics will necessarily be right. It is not a very new, though certainly a ve ry strange doctrine, that secession from a go vernment Includes voluntary expatriation from its territory. Are we to understand our correspondent that every individual who lives upon Ihe soil cf the United Slates, who re mains within tho bounds of its jurisdiction, or submits lo its power, is a member tf its government! Or does this doctrine apply only to the native horn American whocomcs here w ilhout choice, and not to the foreigner who conies with his own consent. Let us make another application of this principle, and Bee what will be the result. A piratical chieftain conquers the entire world. Africa, Asia, Europe, America, the Islands of tho sea, and even ihe dwellers upon the sea have all yielded to his power; no other man can claim ihe land or the water as his. He es tablishes a piratical government, and declares that all who reside upon his territory are members of it. Does that make them so ! Is it "beyond the reach of Ihe feeble pow ers " of our correspondent to understand that even if he had become a member of that go vernment, not knowing its character, he could secede from it without going to the moon or somewhere else out of the world! If the doctrine be true in regard to civil, it will hold equally good when applied to ecclesias tical governments. Now it is well known that the government of Ihe established church of England as truly embraces all the inhabit ants of Groat Britain as does the civil govern ment. Both levy and compel the payment of taxes for their support, mutually assist ing elcM oilier, li it impossible to secede from the established church of England 1 Is ev rry Englishman necessarily a member of it whether he ho an Episcopalian or a Dissen ter! Tho idea is preposterous. Our correspondent is inclined to admit that if Disunion doctrine were generally adopted the slave would be freed from his chains; but the very idea of such a result wrought onl by such means throws him into a fever of appre hension, and he talks about "bloodshed, an archy and ruin" phrases which may be found on every worn out stereotyped plate of pro-slavery objections. But how is it now! When he has thought of the seventy thou sand whom slavery annually murders, of the three millions upon whom it continually wars, of the three hundred thousand families it has but now broken up; when he lias thought of tho jrulalizing of man, of the de grading of God's image, of the dethroning of Jehovah, of tho di basing of morals, of the I lighting of intellect, has it never occurred to him that now there is bloodshed, now there is unarchy, now there is confusion, now there is ruin, and all because he and others sustain a government w hose power is on the 6ido of Ihe oppressor and pledged to his sup port ! It poorly becomes those to predict such results from Disunion measures, whose political power is used to sustain a system fraught with more terrible suffering to human ity than any other that has ever cursed Ihe earth. Our correspondent thinks the Disunionista arrogate to themselves the credit of all the anti-slavery labor that is performed. He cer tainly cannot be well informed upon this sub ject, for they are always willing and anxious to give honor to whom honor is due. Every one who speaks an anti-slavery thought or docs an anti-slavery act, so far forth does ser vice to the cause; but if his position be in consistent, if he he a supporter of this govern ment, or a member of a pro-slavery church, he may thereby not only weaken the force of his word or deed, but more than counterbal ance its influence. And so long as we be hold persons claiming to be abolitionists oc cupying an inconsistent position we shall tell them of it, even though it should be said we are contending with as good or bettor frienda to the cause than ourselves. We never hear a Liberty party man lamen ting over the dissensions amcng abolitionists, complaining because wo make war upon his parly, and telling us how brethren should dwell together in unity, than we feci to re ply "Thou that sayesl an abolitionist should not condemn his fellow professor in the faith. dost thou condemn Whig and Democratic abolitionists!" When Liberty nartv works in harmony with Whigs and Democrats when its supporters cease their sontroversy wilh the anti-slavery members of those par ties, w e can listen to their suggestions in re lation to our controversy wilh them with mucb more complacency. WAR. Between Massachusetts and the Federal Go vernment has not yet been proclaimed, but there is no know ing how soon lbs forces of the Old Jlay State may be on their inarch to Washington wilh Governor Briggs at their head. The doctrine has been proclaimed in high quarters, lhat ihe non-payment of a na tional debt is a just cause for war, and it ap pears from the recent annual Message of the Executive of Mass. that the Federal Govern ment has not yet paid to lhat State the ex penses she incurred during tho war with Great Britain in 1612, and in relation to this matter he says, "The Chief Magistrate of the United Slates has recently held up before the world, the conduct of the Government of a neigh boring Republic, in neglecting to pay the claims of his Government upon them, as con stituting a just cause of war. The common Government of the Union over which that Chief Magistrate presides, has for more than a quarter of a century delayed the payment to one of the States of that Union of a claim as just and as well ascertained, as any claim due from the Foreign Republic whose con duct is so properly censured." Now as Governor Briggs is hand and glove with James K. Polk in fighting the Mexicans because they have not paid this, nation what they promised, has issued his proclamation for the raising of troops for this purpose, and has afforded "aid and comfort" to tho 1'resid.cnt, wo see not what course is open to him as a consistent man, except to do to tho United States what he is helping to do to the Mexican States, burn their villages, storm their cities, kill their men, and outrage their women. Aud as the son of the God like has a captain'd commission to fight the Mexicans, perhaps the God-like himself would serve as a corporal or sergeant in a war against the Americans. Christian Non-Resistance. A fresh supply of this work has just been received. It contains arguments worthy the consideration of all w ho are interested in the Peace question, and also a variety of facts il lustrating the subject upon which it treats. By some who havo read it, it is called the work of works, on this question. It contains 210 pages. 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