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take honest care of every thing llr.it belong
to them 1 Remember that God requires this
of you, and if you are not afraid of suffering
for it hero, you cnnnot escape the vengeance
of Almighty God, who will judge between
you nd your masters, and make you pay se
verely in the next world, for all the injustice
you do them here. And though you could
manage so cunningly as to escape tho eyes
and hands of man, yet think what a dreadful
thing it is to full into the hands of the living
(foil, who is able to cast bolh soul and body
into hell 1
4. You are to serve your masters with
cheerfulness, reverence, and humility. You
are to do your masters' service with good will,
doing it as the will of God from the heart,
without any sauciness or answering again.
How many of you do things quite otherwise,
and instead of going about your work with a
good will and a good heart, dispute and grum
ble, give saucy answers, and behave in a sur
ly manner ! There is something so becoming
and engaging in a modest, cheerful, good-natured
behavior, that a little work done in that
manner seems better done and gives far more
satisfaction than a great deal more that must
be done with fretting, vexation, and the lash
always held over you. It also gains the good
will and love of those you belong to, and
makes your own life pass with more ease and
pleasure. Besides, you are to consider that
this grumbling and ill will does not affect
your masters and mistresses only. They
have ways and moans in their hands of for
cing you to do your work, whether you are
willing or not. Hut your murmuring and
grumbling is against God, who hath placed
you in that service, who will punish yon se
verely in the next world fur despising his
commands."
A Word of Encouragement.
Wo have recently received kind and en
couraging tellers from our friends Ruth and
Joseph Dugdale. W"e thank them for these
tokens of their sympathy, and although as
signed only for ourselves, yet we think there
are some portions of them that our readers
will be interested to see, and which we hope
the writers will excuse us for publishing.
The following extract is from the letter
from Ruth:
" So strong are the moral affinities of those
who labor on behalf of the oppressed, scarce
any other introduction is requisite than the
Knowledge of their mutual interest in one
common cause dear to their best feelings.
Thy name and labors for humanity are so fa
miliar from frequent mention among our mu
tual friends in Eastern Pennsylvania (during
onr recent visit there) that although w e have
never mingled in person, I feel much more
like addressing a sister than a stranger.
"I have sometimes thought if no other
good should result from the promulgation of
abolition principles than their tendency to de
stroy sectarian exclusiveness, remove sec
tional prejudices, overcome the spirit of caste,
fusing as it were into one the souls of those
who seek the promotion of peace on earth
and good will to man ; if no other object be
achieved, the labor of reformers will not have
been in vain. Indeed, out of this have grown
other reforms promotive of human progress,
and highly cheering to the heart of the phi
lanthropist, no matter in what country or
clime originated ; such the community of feel
ing so beautifully described by the true-soul-ed
and gifted Lowell.
"When a deed is done for Freedom, thro'
the broad earth's aching breast,
Burns a thrill of joy prophetic trembling on
fioni cast to west."
And again he adds :
" For mankind is one in spirit, and an instinct
bears along,
Hound the earth's electric circle, the swift
flash of right or wrong,
Whether conscious or unconscious, yet hu
manity's vast frame,
Thru' its ocean sundered fibres feels tho gush
of joy or shame ;
In the gain or loss of one race, all tho rest
have equal claim."
"Though we may oft toil wearily, because
we see not fruits commensurate with our
wishes, still is there not much to stimulate
us to continued effort in the high privilege of
companionship with the trno-hearted of the
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wunu l suvwuy buitu nidi nni euunci ui win
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iwneiner we uenoiu n or noi; nnng lorui
abundantly 1 This blessed promise should
cheer the desponding mind. " My word
shall not return void, but shall accomplish
the end whereunto I sent it." Our Fatlitr's
truth spoken in gentleness and love has ac
complished, will accomplish mighty deeds
again."
Joseph writes as follows :
" A line being allowed mo here I cheer
fully occupy it in order to express my cordial
approbation of the efficient labors of our de-
voted friends Walker and Selbyat this place
on yesterday and to-day (G mo., 30th and
7th mo., 1st.) Walker is a stalwart man,
Boanarges in very truth. Selby is not often
surpassed in earnestness, carrying conviction
to the heart of the listener that the rights
human nature in his estimation are above co
lor, caste or creed. They tarried at our house,
and refreshed us with their presence. May
God bless them in their labor for the over
throw of the terrible Bastile of oppression.
"I have been very near the gates of death,
and when just ready to pass away from mu-
was made toreioice that while I
strength and soma small means, I gave them,
feeble though they were, for the redemption
of the slave. 1 look upon death in a differ
ent light from the masses. When near
portals all before mo was bright as the sun.
I mourn that Christendom is expending
power in proselyting to mere sect whilo
humanity is trodden in the dust.
would give me incalculable ploasure lo
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present with you at Ihe coming anniversary
for now that through the instrumentality
the blessed cold water my shattered system
Is being renovated, I would again inhale the
high-toned atmosphere where anti-slavery
truth is as a consuming fire.
The convention here commenced in our
meeting house on First day morning at 9 o'
clock, and when tho hour of 11 arrived, the
meeting of Friends commenced, and the spirit
of the Lord being there, liberty spread out
her white bnnner, and friends Brook, fcelby
and Walker were free to titter words of ex
hortation to the people? and we were alto
gether with one accord.
t have never met with thy Klizabeth, yet
I feel to love you both as earnest and faithful
heralds of "the good day coming."
"I send you my benediction, desiring your
hearts may be nerved for every conflict.
That a right spirit mny be with you that
" without concealment and without compro
mise" you may continue to speuk the truth,
the searching truth in love.
For freedom and the right, thy friend,
JOSEPH A. DUGDALE.
Subscription to sustain the Anti-Slavery
movement.
Amount heretofore published,
Cincinnati,
(irecn Plain,
1 l;irveysburgh,
Cadiz,
27 2. 15
S 175,91
Will not every town and neighborhood
wherever there is one Abolitionist, report it
self at the Anniversary Meeting, by contribu
ting to the fund of the Society and forward
ing the amount at that timet
Friends of the Sla-e ! if no one can attend,
will you not send from your respective neigh
borhoods donations by mail, at least ten days
or two weeks previous to the 18lh of August,
and in all instances write the name of the
contributors, together with the amount con
tributed and the place of residence, so that
they may be recorded after the Anniversary
Meeting is over. Direct to James llarnaby,
Troas., Salem, Col. co., Ohio.
Some of the Abolitionists in the Fast who
were prevented from attending the Anniver
sary Meeting of the American Society, for
warded the amount of what they would have
expending in attending will not those who
cannot be at the Anniversary cf the Western
Society, follow their example 1
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S. BROOKE, Gen. Agent.
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The following extract of a letter f.om H.
W. Curtis will show the position of at least
ono Wesleyan Methodist.
"Our meeting in Augusta was not large,
but those in attendance seemed much inte
rested. At the intervals between meetings
many gathered in groups, -and gave evidence,
by the engaged ness with which they con
versed, that what we had said had not fillen
upon tho ears of idle listeners. Considering
the unpopularity of our views, what, but a
strong apprehension of their truth, can excite
so much interest 1 The fact is, dead as the
public conscience seems to be, the people are
not at ease in their guilty position.
"As we brought our charges against the
Churches, who do you imagine was on hand
for their defense? None other than Mr.
Hamlin, the Wesleyan Minister whom you
met in debate but a few days previously.
He apologized for the infamous resolutions
of the General Conference of Ihe M. E.
Church of 'SO, very similarly as 1 have heard
the priests of that church do. He said that
the Methodist Fpiscopal, Presbyterian, Bap
tist and Disciple Churches were not what
they should be. But yet they were reform
ing, were on the advance. His duty to them,
therefore, was to call to them to come on,
and not to denouneo ihem as anti-christian
bodies. I scarce ever wilnefsed a more ser-
.
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atlempt to Bootho the conscience of
profligate church. And is this Wesleyan
anti-slavery 1 If so, what an imposition!"
Remembering the way Mr. Hamlin talked
during the discussion at Mt. Union about
"setting the slave's loose," and "wilholding
their civil rights until they were prepared for
them," we are not surprised to hear of him
as above. In his defense of the anli-slavery
character of the U. S. Constitution, he ex
cused the frariiers of it for the insertion
the three-fifth clause, by saying it was done
. ,0 e,lllaiize the representation, that had it not
been allowed the South would not have had
near so many Delegates in Congress as ihe
North.
A Wollt) TO WHOM IT MA V CONCERN.
sending out bills last week to subscribers
arrears for two years, where ihero was moro
than ono paper going to the same P. ().,
marked the notice then published, so as
call attention to it, that a settlement might
be made. We say this, so that none who
ceived a marked copy need think we meant
Prisoner's Friend. The propiietors
this interesting paper have made arrange
ments with Edmund Quincy, for a weekly
contribution of three columns from his
Quincy is one of the best reformatory writers
in the country, and we hope his oonnection
with the paper will increase its circulation
it will its interest.
The Prisoner's Friend continues to be pub-
lislied in Boston at 1 ,50 per year.
A Wesleyan Methodist. H. W. Curtiss & J. Preston.
The presence of these friends on the Re
serve at least two weeks previous to the An
niversary, is especially desirable. As we
know not where a letter would reach them,
we take this method of requesting their atten
tion, and shall cxprct to seo them in Salem
as soon as their arrangements will nermit.
Will those of our subscribers who have an
opportunity so to do, inform them of the
above 1
Meeting at New Franklin.
Jas. Barnaby Jr., and Benj. S. Jones will
hold an Anti-Slavery Meeting at New Frank
lin, Stark co., on Sunday, the 1st of August,
commencing at 10 o'clock, A. M.
07" It will be seen by a Petition from
over two thousand members of the Free
Church of Scotland, which will be found in
another column, that tho discussion of Amer
ican slavery still continues to he agitated in
that body, as we hope it ever will be until
the church proclaims that she has no union
with slaveholders.
IIknry Ci.av Baptized. We learn from
a correspondent of the Baptist Banner, that
the Moil, llenrv Clav was It:inti7.prl nn llm
22d ult., in one nl tho beautiful ponds on his
, own P8(e nrar I.pxinglnn. lie united with
I Knisconul Church, but demanded iuimer
.00 ' sin.
We thought the commandment was " 7ft
pent,au bo baptized." Perhaps we are mis
taken, and shall find on referring to it that it
reads, " flu baptized, and repent." Henry
Clay must certainly have thought that this
was the correct version unless he is a very
bad man, elso lie would never have dared to
be plunged beneath the water as a baptismal
rite, while he claims Cod's image as his property.
Chicago Convention.
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The subjoined resolutions were adopted by
the Chicago Harbor and River Convention,
with great unanimity.
7Vr.i, That the Constitution of the United
Slates was framed by practical men, lor prac
tical purposes, declared in its preamble.
"To provide for the common defence, to pro
mote the general welfare, and to secure the
blessings of liberty;" and was mainly de
signed to create a government whose func
tions should be adequate to the protection
of the common interests of all the Slates,
or of two or moro of them, which could
not bo maintained by the action of tho sep
arated States. That in strict accordance
wilh Ibis object, the revenues derived from
commerce w ere surrendered to the general
government, w ith the express understanding
that they should bo applied to the promotion
of those common interests.
2. That among these common interests
and objects were 1st. Foreign Commerce,
to tho regulation of which, the powers of the
Stales severally were confessedly inadequate,
and 'id, internal trade and navigation, wher
ever the concurrence of tw o or more States
was necessary lo its preservation, or where
the expense of its maintenance should bo
equitably borne by two or more States, and
where, of course, those States must necesst
rily have a voice in its regulation ; and hence
resulted the Constitutional grant of power lo
Consrress, "to resrulato commerce with for
eign nations and among the States."
3. That being thus possessed bolh of the
means and of Ihe power which were denied
to the States respectively, Congress became
obligated by every consideraiion of good
faith and common justice to cherish and in
crease both the kinds of commerce thus com
mitted to its care, by expanding and extend
ing the means of conducting ihem.and of af
fording lliein all those facililies and all that
protection which tho States individually
would have afforded, had the revenue and the
authority been left to them.
1. That this obligation lias ever been re
cognized from the foundation of the govern
ment, nnd has been fulfilled partially, by
erecting liglil-liouses, building piers lor har
bors, breakwaters and sea-walls, removing
obstructions in rivers and providing other fa
cililies for ihe commerce carried on from the
ports on the Atlantic coast ; and the same ob
ligations have been fulfilled to a much less
extent in providing similar facilities for Voinmerce
among the Stales;' and that ihe principle
Ins been most emphatically acknowledged
to embrace the western lakes and rivers,
by appropriations for numerous light
houses upon Ihem, which appropriations have
never been questioned in Congress as want
ing constitutional authority.
5. That thus by a series of acts which
have received the sanction of the people of
the united Males and ol every department ol
the Federal Government, under all Adminis
trations, the common understanding of the
intent and objects of the fr.imera of the Con
stitution in granting to Congress the power
lo regulate commerce has been manifested
and has been confirmed by the People, nnd
ibis understanding has become as much
part of ihat instrument as any one of its most
explicit provisions.
6. That ihe power "to regulate commerce
with Foreign Nations and among the Suites
and wilh the Indian tribes," is on ils face so
palpably applicable in its whole extent
each of Ihe subjects enumerated equally and
in the same manner, as to render any attempts
to make it more explicit, idle and futile, and
that those who admit the rightful application
of the power lo Foreign Commerce, by facil
itating and protecting ils operations by im
proving Harbors and clearing out navigable
riverB, cannot consistently deny that it equal
ly authorizes similar facilities to "Commerce
among tho Slates."
7. Thai "Foreign Commerce" is depend
ent upon internal trade for the distribution
its freights, and for the means ol paying
them, so that whatever improves the one, ad
vances the other ; and Ihey are so insepara
ble that ihey should he regarded as one.
That an export from the American shore to
British port in Canada is as much foreign
commerce as if it had been carried directly
to Liverpool, and that an exportation lo Liv
erpool neither gains nor loses any of the char
acteristics of foreign rpmmet'-r, by the
rectne3s or circuity of the route, v. hethcr it
passrs through a ciitom-honse on the Hriiish
sidff of the St. Lawrence, or descends thro'
that river and its connecting canals, to the
ocean, cr whether it passes along the artifi
cial communications nnd natural streams of
any or the States to the Atlantic.
8. That the general government by extend
ing its jurisdiction over Lakes ami naviga
hie rivers, subjecting them to the samo laws
which prevail on the ocean, and on its bays
and ports, not only for purposes of revenue,
1,1,1 'o give security to lilu and property, "V
the regulation of Steam Boats, has precluded
itself from denying thai jurisdiction for any '
legitimate re ulalion or Commerce. If
it has power to control and restrain, il must i
have (lie same power to protect, assist
facilitate, and if it denies tlm inrisiliciii
and
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ui- one niocie ot action, it should renounce it
in the other.
9. That in consequence of the prruli.ir dan
gers of the navigation of the Lakes, arising
from the want of llarb irs for shelter nnd of
the Western Rivers from snags and other oh
slruciions, there tiro no parts of tho I'nited
Stairs more emphatically demanding the
prompt and continued care of the Govern
ment to diminish those d ingers nnd to pro
tect the property and life exposed to Ihem ;
and that any one who can regard provi-iotis
for those purposes as sectional, local and not
national, must bo wauling in information of
the extent of the commerce carried on upon
those lakes and rivers, and of the amount of
teeming population occupied or interested in
that navigation.
10. That having regard to relative popula
lioii or to the extent of commerce, the appro
priations heretofore made for the interior liv
ers and lakes and the streams connecting
them with tl,B Ocean, have not been in a iust
and fair proportion to those made for the ben-
etn ot the Atlantic coast; and that the limo
has arrived when this injustice should be
corrected in the only mode In which it can
be done by the united, determined nnd perse-
vering efforts of those whose rights have been
II. 1 hat independent of this ricrht to pro-
lection of "Commerce among Ihe Slates,"
the right of " common defence " guaranteed 1
by iho Constitution, entitles those citizens :
inhabiting the country bordering upon the in- '
lerior lakes and rivers, lo such safe nnd con- I
venienl harbors as may afford shelter to a Na-
whenever it shall be rendered necessary
hostilities wilh our neighbors ; and that
the construction of such harbors cannot sale-
ly be delayed to the time which will demand
their immediate use.
12. 'Flint Ihe argument most commonly
urged against appropriations to protect "com
merce among the States," and lo defend the
inhabitants of the frontiers, that Ihey invito
sectional combinations, to insure success to
many unworthy objects, is founded on a prac
tical distrust of the Republican principles of
i ur Government, and of the capacity of ihe
people to select competent and iionest repre
sentatives. That it may be urged wilh equal
force against legislation upon any other sub
ject, involving various and extensive interests.
1 hat a just appreciation ol the rights and in
torp&ts nt il 1 1 mil- tulliiL- mlifu.io in ovurir
quarter of the Fnion, disclaiming selfish and
local purposes, will lead intelligent represen
latives to such a distribution of the means in
the Treasury, upon a system of moderation
and ultimate equality, as will in lime meet
the most urgent wants of all, and prevent
ihos jealousies and suspicions which threa
ten the most serious danger to our confedera
cy. 13. That we nre utterly incapable of per
ceiving the difference between a harbor for
shelter and a harbor for commerce, and sup
suppose that a mole or pier which will afi'ord
safe anchorage and protection to a vessel
against a slorm, must necessarily improve
such harbor, and adapt it to commercial pur
poses. 11. That the revenues derived from tho
imports on foreign goods, being the common
property of the people, and the public lands
being the common heritage of all our citizens,
so long as these resources continue, the im
position of any special burden on any portion
of tho people, to obtain the means of accom
plishing objects equally w ithin the duty and
ihe competency of the Genera! Government,
would he tinjnst and oppressive.
15. Thnt we disavow all and every at
tempt to connect the cause of internal irado
and "Commerce among the Slates" with the
fortunes of any political parly, but that we
mean to place that cause upon such immuta
ble principles of truth, justice and constitu
tional duty, as shall command the respect of
all parlies, and tho deference of all candidates
for public favor.
From the Liberia Advocate.
Reasoning of a Louisiana Planter.
ADAMS co., Miss., Feb. 17, 1847.
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Dear Sir: Not veiy long ago, I had the
pleasure of meeting with a wealthy and intelligent
planter in Louisiana, who gave his
views concerning the religious instruction of
slaves. Ho is nol a member of any church,
and not only so, but he is frequently skepti
cal on the subject of religion. This is one of
the circumstances that made his reasoning, in
reference to his slaves, peculiarly interesting
to me perhaps the samo may prove some
what interesting to you and to some of the
readers of your valuable paper. Of course,
no names will be expected in a communica
tion of this kind. Suffice itto say, as regards
the planter himself, he is a gentleman of ed
ucation and wealth, of good and temperate
habits, noble, generous, and honorable in all
his dealings with his fellow-ineii ; in a word,
he is what the world would call a lirsl-rale
Lnuisianian.
In the course of the conversation, aflcr lis
tening to the difficulties of his own mind on
ihe subject of religion, I asked him how he
fell in reference to his servants. His reply
shall be given as nearly as possible in his
ow n words.
Said he, " I have reasoned with myself
this manner it is true there are doubis in my
own mind as regards the Bible, as to lis be
ing the true word of God, nnd as to ils tell
ing what is to be thn true slate of man in
world to coine. But notwithstanding
doubts, it is the part of wisdom for me
choose (he safe side, at least, the safest side
possible.
"Suppose, then, that the Bible should
last be found to be true ; what will be my sit
uation! I shall have more to answer lor my
self than 1 can do w ithout having l" answer
f ir my r-ervanlr.. They are in rnv hand and
runnel have tbr ;"tpl uultf-- I jnc i
""nlurtahle house, expressly for religious wor
other This is called the Mteting-houxe.
II ia ,r,1R ' livp within u short distance ol
sickness. Said 1 lo them, you seo you have
precisely the same services as your master's
family. We all atiend herewith you. Now
overlooked. after providing these privileges for yon, it is
'end on them, and I shall require it of you,
jllst as I lo of my children. The services
cannot iyjure you, and they mny do you g nor,
It is my fixed purpose therefore, to see that
'ou always attend and in good season. And
I deal w ilh you in reference to this mal
vy ter, just as I do w ith my children. Some
hy times they would rather slay al home and
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them.
So that if there be any truth in reli- 1
have to answer lor them, their
gion,
ijrnorance, and its consequent evils,
"And not only so, I know from my own
observation, that even if there lie no truth in
religion, still it has a tendency to make ser
vants belter than they otherw ise would be,
more honest and faithful, so that in this re
spect 1 would bo no wit but a gainer by giv
ing them the gospel. So that at any rate be
the lliblo true or false, my safest and best
plan, is to give (hem the gospel; and 1 have
done accordingly.
My first step was to put up a plain nnd
of
two or three chun-he, bill knowing thai my
s rvjnts would lie exposed lo many tempta
tions on ihe way, in attending these church
es, I determined lo have one al home.
' The nexl step was to engage the services
of a minister of the Gospel, w ithout so much
regard lo his ilcnniiiiniilin.i, as lo his piety and
aecrptabili'y. (The expense of this was from
six to eight hundred dollars a year, but preach
ing will soon pay lor llsell on a plantation.) 1
" When Ihe minister first cuine, 1 took my
family and went Willi him to the meeting
house, where Iho servants hail already been
collected. 1 then spoke to my servants to
this effect : Yon see what I have done for
you 1 have built this house I have obtain
ed a preacher 1 knew if there be any truth
in religion, 1 would be responsible if you did
not have the Gospel. Bui now ym will have
lo answer for yourselves if you do not obey
what the preacher tells you to do. 1 havu
now done my duty lo you, so that 1 will sim
ply have lo answ er for myself.
"The minister then commenced and went
through the religious exercises. But fearing
lest some had been attracted to Ihe moetinu
merely by its novelty, I remarked al the close
ot lh meeting, that 1 expected all In be pres
int nn future occasions, unless hind reil bv
nothing more than right thai you should at
1'iay, man go to cnurcii. l lien 1 simply say-
to them, you must go, unless you are sick,
and I will punish you ll you do not obey me
I and I shall deal wilh you in the same
way."
At the close of our conversation, he told
i me that his servants, (although some did not
at first like to attend.) soon became as pane
I tual and regular as his own family, and that
; the good effects of preaching upon ihem could
: already plainly be seen, especially in their
j increased temperance, honesiy and faithful
j ness in duly.
Here I must close. It would do your heart
! good to visit that plantation, or one like it in
Mississippi, which 1 shall describe in my
next. The one just described is one of the
'""st orderly, quiet, pleasant and prosperous
plantations 1 have ever seen. Would Ihat
there were more like il !
As ever, yours truly,
PHILODOULOS.
Later from Mexico!
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An extra of the New Orleans Times of
July 7, announces the arrival of the steam
ship Alabama, from Vera Cruz on the 'Jd
inst. The latest dates from Mexico by this
arrival are to Ihe l!)lh of June. Sania Anna,
it is said, has demanded a forced loan of one
million, and is raising the money t the point
of the bayonet.
A letter farther states that the work of for
tifying ihe approaches lo the Capital is pro
gressing wilh great onergy, but with very
litllo judgment. No farther tidings have
been received from General Scott, except that
he has abandoned J ahipa, nnd it was in pos
session of ihe Guerrillas.
Commodore Perry has returned from tin
expedition to Tob.iseo. lie found the river
impassable, and consequently landed his
troops and marched to the town. He found
the enemy ready to receive him, and having
drawn up his forces, they lired, which Ihe
Commodore returned, when ihey scattered.
Four of our men were wounded, Lieut. May
among tho number lost an arm. Tribune.
Or James N. Bi fi-cm of Lynn, a well
known Abolitionist, happcniiiir to live in
street through which Mr. Polk and unite
were to pass in making their entire into that
place, caused a flag, on which was inscribed
in large letters, 'An union with SlaeehnlJem,'
to be attached to his chimney, stretched
across mo sireei aim lusieneu iu me oppotmu
bouse. Tribune.
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It is proposed lo hold a Fair, to aid tho
cause of emancipation, at the time and place
of the next Anniversary of Ihe Western Anti-Slavery
Society; and the object of this
Circular is to invite all, lo assist in prepar
ing for that occasion, who are the foes of op
pression who desire that our country shall
be redeemed from the rule of tyrants who
wish to break the yoke of the captive, and
repel the aggressions which slavery is nuking
upon our own rights. Whether
contributions shall be w orthy of the cause
worthy the high professions of those who
stand forth as the friends of lib.-rty, may
greatly depend, reader, upon your efforts.
Are you willing to contribute of your abund
ance or your penury ! are you w illing to stim
ulate others to good woiks, and unite with
theiii to bring your neighborhood offering,
and lay it upon I lie. altar of humanity!
I you have neither silver nor gold, are yon
w illing to consecrate a portion of what you
j possess to Ibis cause ! Let ihe fanner and
wife bring grain and wool, brooms and bask
! els, cloth and other manufactured articles
1 let llm dairymaid come with her cheese,
butler, and the inilb r w ilh his Hour let
hatter and tinner, the saddler and shoe-maker
present such needful things as their several
handicrafts can furnish let tho merchant
contribute liberally of his btock, and those
who are skillful with the needle bring Such
useful and fancy articles as their ingenuity
may devise.
The proceed of this Fair will be appro-
I priated to the support of Ihe Anti-Slavery
; movement in the Wfr.t, either by -pla-.ing
'Thiin.uihr di.p'-al rt the Wcs'trn Ann-
Slavery Society or applying them by direc
shall tion of the donors to some branch of this r-
form in harmony with the views of that So
ciety.
The rauue for which w ask yoo to labor
is ono whirh is fraught wild the deepest in
terest' to millions of our race it meets with,
favor from tho virtuous and the good, and is
approved by the F'alhr of the oppressed.
We affectionately invite you to share the toik
and the rew ard of this work we appeal to
you in tho name of maw, robbed and outr
ped we ask you lo be true to the instinct
of your better nature, and to provn by you
actions that you appreciate Ihe blessing Of
liberty and Ihe safe-guards of virtue,
Betskv M. Cowls, Anstinburg,
Lydia Irish. New Lisbon,
Jane I). McNkai.v, Grener
Marv DoNALnsoN, do.
Matilpa S. I low six, Painesviller
Scsan Mahsiiall, do.
Maria L. Gidiiinos, Jefferson, ,
Mehcv Li.ovn, Lloydsvillr,
Mary Ann Biionsun, Medina,
Piikiie Ann Carroll, Ravenna,.
Martha .1. Tildgm, do.
Susanna 10. Donaldson, New Richmond1..
RtTii Dl-odai.e, Green Plain,
Klizabeth Bohton, Selnw,
Maiiia Whitmore, Andoverv
Reuklca S. Thomas, Marlborough,
Sarah Down, Pittsburgh,
Sarah W. Taylor, "
Maiiv S. Dickinson, Chagrin Falls,
Saiu pta Biiown. New Lyme,
F.i.iza Cowi.es, Geneva,
Zti.pAii Barnady, Mt. I'nion,
Harriet N. Tourey, Parkman,
Ki.iz.MiETii A. Steoman, Randolph
( 'ORPKU A SMAI.I.KV, do.
Silknck Richmond, Mun9on.
F.i.izahetii Butter worth, Hopkinsvifle,
Ann Walker, Leesville,
Mary Giiiswui.d, New Garden,
Ki.iza Holmes, Columbiana
Leah Voolesonh, do.
Anna C. IYi,t.';u, Brooklyn,
Cornelia R. Cowles, Buffalo, N. Y.
Mary Ann Ki.lswoiitii, KichKerd,
Harriet Poor, do
Lai ha Barnaby, Salem,
J. Klizaiieth Jones, do.
Exhibition.
The Pupils of the Cincinnati I litrh School,
attended by ihe principal fliram S. Gil more,
desiirn giving exhibitions in music, decla
mation, &c, at the following named time
and places.
Monday, July 26th, Ashtabula f
Tuesday, 27lh, Jefferson ;
Wednesday, 'J8th. Austinburgh ;
Thursday. ilDth, Chardon;
Friday & Sat., 30th & 31st, Chagrin Falls;
Mon. : Tups., Aug. 2d & 3d, Ravenna;
Wed. & Thursday, -1th & 5ih, Akron ;
Friday & Sat., Oih k. 7th, Massillon i
Monday, Hill, Canton ',
Tuesday, 10th, Leesburghf
Tliurs & Fri., 12th & 13th, Newarfc ;
Saturday. 1 1th, Lancaster;
Mon. &,"Tues., Kith & 1 Till, CircIevHTe ;
Wednesday, lHth. Bloomingsburgh ;
Thursday, tilth, Wilmington
Friday, 2lUh, Yankee Town.
Anti-Slavery Books
Kept constantly on hand by J. Elizabeth
Jones, among which are
The Forlorn Hope-.
Burleigh's Death Penalty,
Voices of the Tru Hearted.
Anti-Slavery Alphabot.
Madison Papers.
Narrative of Douglass.
The Libei ty Cap.
Brotherhood of Thieves.
Slaveholder's Religion.
Christian Non-Rcsisfcwcr.
Disuinonisl, Kr.
N. B. Most of the above works can be
procured of Betsey M. Cowles, Austinburg.
Coverlet & Carpet Weaver
BEFORE THE PUBLIC AGAIN.
a
Not.for office, but to solicit a continuation
ol favors heretofore bestowed from his old
customers, and as niany new ones as will fa
vor him wilh a trial. As a farther induce
ment 1 have this spring obtained several new '
figures for my double coverlet loom, some of
which will be put in operation in a few days
from this dale. Spin the woolen yarn 14
cms to the pound, and bring 3'2 cuts after it
is double nnd tw isted, and 31 cuts cotton No.
li, two double; color of the woolen, 21 cuts
blue and 8 cuts red. I am about notline in
operation a loom to weave the same figures
, n the hall double coverlets as IS on the dOU-
ble ones, which will bring every object and
flower to a complete point. Spin the wool
en yarn for those 10 cuts to the pound, 20
cuts w hen doubled and twisted, and j poend
No. 8 single while coiton will fill one; 20
cuts No. 8 cotton double and twisted, 10
cuts single cotton No. 5, color the 10 cuts
No. 5 blue will warp one. I put in opera
lion two new figures on my other half dou
ble coverlet loom.
Figured table Linen, Ingraine and other
Carp Ms wove as formerly at the old stand On
Green street, Salem, Columbiana co., u.
JAMES McLERAN.
May 23. 1847.
MEDICAL.
DBS. COPE & HOLE
If
in
his
and
ihe
Have associated for the practice of medi
cine. Having practised tho WATER-CURE,
until Ihey are satisfied of its uneqalled value,
in the treatment not only of chronic but acuta
diseases, Ihey are prepared to offer their pro
fessional services on Ihe following conditions.
In all acute diseases, when called early,
and when proper attention is given by the
nurses, if they fail to effect cures, Ihey will
; ask no fees. Residence east end of Salem.
January 1, 117.
IJENJAMIN ROWN,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
cnocF.Jt,
TEA-DEALER, FRUITERER,
AND DEALER IN
ri:tsfurgh Manufactured Artidct.
No. Ill, Liberty Street, . ,
rrrrsprfic.tr.

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