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it is said, hiving died in tingle day. Very many are leaving the city for a colder and purer atmosphere. The report that several eases had occurred in Cincinnati, is contra dieted by the Board of Health there. It has, however, attacked the crews of quite a mini ber of down river boats, and the probability is it will soon visit Cincinnati and other frequented by New Orleans boats. j Affairs at Columbus. The temporary organization of the House appears to have produced no tremendous re sults, seeing it has yet done nothing but ad journ from day to day. We suspect that neither Whirs nor Democrats have much rel- I Uh J. . i , 7 much rel. ; isn for the business which they stand pledged first to attend to-.he settlement f the claims OI Inft PnnlPGhnn nnriioa irnm lli m iltnn . Out now that the season of Holidays is ovt? r, Ihey will nrobablv feel thev nitial it a to work. o s to seem lo be duin something for , which they are entitled lo wages. hi,-h ihu r .,i,i.i iMMDTlVf V, 1 t- . . 'I'l. ! . -.. ! Kentucky Mave Case, in which several cm- .... - A L ii m- i . - . t whii.li i, i,..i .i...j .7 iV , w nicll lias Just clospd at Detroit, gave a ver- diet for the plaintiir of $1,!)00 and costs. Ex. Paper. j nf . , ,,, tl course, what else could be expected ! ' The defendants had unquestionably violated j ' mnrsnaii, niicnigan. were aeiendants. the law of '93 by aiding in the escape of fu gitive slaves; and with that law before them, end the decision of higher courts in relation to it, the jury could not in conscience help finding for the plaintiff, if he bad any reason able amount of proof against ihe defendants. I Onward! Aye, onward ! in that only is safely. Onu moment of inactivity, one instant of indeci- sion, and tho current of popular opinion . which all reformers have to stem, will carry back, so far back that perchance they may never regain what they loose. " Up- waru ana wnwaru suouio be the molto of , those who are striving to regenerate the world. Reformers must not refuse to receive new trulhs, truths rather which to them are . new, nor strive to avoid new duties those who are worthy of the name will not. Tho deeds which the exigencies of yesterday de- manded, may not be those which are needed j to meet the crisis of to-day, and it may be worse than useless to repeat to-morrow the ' acts of to-day. Kvery hour, every moment brings with it its appropriate duty, and the enquiry should ever be, What are the du ties of the present 1 What is required at our hands at this time I " Congress. The subject of Slavery seems to be receiving quite aa inuc:h attention from this body ascould rea sonably be expected; indeed, it may be that in sift ing the question, it will be founJ that the anti-slavery results will compare favorably in abundance with tlie deposnes of gold la the Sacramento. In the former, as in the lutter case, there is no vein of the ore, but pnrtichs of the precious mHuts have oeen car, leu oown Iron, the mountains l.y Hoods which bore with them a vast deal of worthk-n suill'; BlUl it reOUireS lllUch W.-lsllillT iin l riii'timr Ir. u-nn. rate them from the sand and dirt of the river's hot- ton,. The process is, however, bravely going on, and we trust that those who are engaged in it will realke at least enough to pay them for their disu greeable work. The New Mexico question, tlie California question, the l'ar.heco question, the ques tion on the abolition of slavery in the District, the question on prohibiting the slave trade there, are nil measures of Congressional agitation w hich w ill tend to keep the waters of public opinion in a state of unrest, and prevent thut stagnation which is so much to be dreaJed. IIolden is on hand with the January io. of bis ' Dollar .Magazine," which is improv- in appearance. It is embellished with a of Genesee Falls, a full length portrait Horace Greely, portraits of Dr. Turner and Prof. Dewey, &C&C. The literary con- tents are as usual. In a satirical poem in which the claims of American poets are ex- nmined, John G. Whittier is thus spoken of :' " He lives the black man's friend, and, faith, he II die so Paraphrase of Hmofs groat Proviso." reading public, by the way, would not have lost much had the papers of the Tod- dlebar family never been brought lo light, nor would the character of the magazine have .suffered by their absence. Election in France. It is said thai the recent arrivals from Europe bring intelligence x the election of Louis Napoleon Donaparte to the Presidency of France, if this be so, we fear that the French people will find, when too late, that they voted for a name ra ther than a man. Virginia riches hav legs. A member of Ihe Virginia Legislature has stated lhal the worth of slaves annually escaping from the Old Dominion, is not less than $90,000. Well, Virginia can afford a pretty heavy loss in that way, seeing she has the distinguish ed infamy of being the negro-breeding Slate. Territory of Upper California. On the 20th ult., the Committee on Terri tories reported a bill to the House for the or ganization of a Territorial government in Up per California, Its details present but little that would interest oui readers, 1 It is deci dedly northern in its character, resembling in spirit the Constitutions of a majority of the rights and no taxation without representa ports lion ! limits me elective irnnehise to free male of the United States over twenty-one years of age, except Indians ar.d Africans, and the riccendanl, of the hllcr, &c." No women, Indians or Niggers admitted tO the ballol-boX ! This Will suit Ohio to a I. M.nl Columbia! Ilusza for equal Section 12, however, is better. Here it is: "dnd be it further entitled, That the in habitants nf said Territory shall be entitled to enjoy all and singular the rights, privile ges, and advantages (-ranted and secured to the people of the territory of the United 1 Mates northwest or the river Ohio l.y the ar-: tides ol compact contained in tlm ordinance tides of compact contained in tlm ordinance P-wnmeni of said lerri.ory on the J3h of Ju, J78? tB( ,,. , , condllionfli te8lriclions, 8,ld prollj. l.lilon. in said articles of compact imposed unnn Inn miin!t4 nl caul Iprnturu 11 ( , I Well named. A saloon keeper in Co - l""lust cdvertises Ale, Beer and Punches "' ale, under the head of ' Funk nishmenls." What right has he to indict llienil ,., , M111inat,un ...... .., si.... ... .,. reiTMi, t jhuiiiiiiiiuuii ururt-s lliai quiver ,.i-i nf ., h i:. ,.!. i- . ..... . i-.... ..... ...-.--.. .,,...-.... r t5rK" re-ennctingthe luwt ol the btatc nl ,Mai l-.iml ; not a hns been supuuned in aceorduncp viitli mi j"'.'!'"1 contract in it.. tet,l f e,Mion. Tl, be- inj the case, all doubt as In the. powtr of Coiiiriess to abolish it is moved Vanowng- ludn. Tlie LouiM-illTUrTeT oMer. -I. contain, nn editoriul article of more than a column unJ a boll, in fuvor of emancipation in Kentucky. lb. For the A. S. Bugle. that if the abolitionists here would contribute something towards paying light, fuel, and rc them pairs for the Disciple church here, that it should be open for antt-slavery purposes. expense 1 it most certainly appears to me j,e jt ,le 1011SH llil8 lieen open to almost j every ,hing without any such pledge." liv ed ,le way, Ihe Dr. is a member of the Me.ho view jst church-of that august body who decla of red in open assembly Ihey had neither the ; rigl,t, wish nor intention to interfere wilh woman-whipping and baby-stealing. j I mention the name of the school director here, because I think it proper tho world sl,ou,ll know by whom such outrages upon j Dr., I charged with having acted from feel Tlie ! ings of revenge alone. He denied the chame, Afoi'STA, CARnoi.i. Co., O., ) Dec. 20 Ui, ISIS. Dkar Fiuends: In giving you a brief account of the meet ing held here last evening by our fiiends II. W. Curtis and J. W. Walker, it calls up emotions of both pain and pleasure. There was a proposition made to me last surimr The nrono,iiion was nromntlv cumnlie.l with. The next Sunday ufier I saw it announced . i i j in the Uunle that a ineelintr would bu held here, I went to the Diiple meeting in order to publish the anti-slavery meeting, and ask for the bouse. There was no objection made t0 our having it all seemed right, and one f the elders told me to call upon the sexton lo maka. the fire. Lasi Sundav n,orning , .,., ...i. ...1.1 .u bunbu ufuii ocaiuii, nnu iiiio me me ao- ciety bad agreed that that day the house should not be open. I went to see two of the direc tors of the house next day ; they agreed we might have it on Tuesday, but not at night, and then it was to be shut forever. I abkfd a fulfillment of the contract, but lo no effect, t queried if the opposition was general. A member present said the majority nf the soci ety was opposed to our having tlm bouse; that some declared if we got it, they would never enter ii again. There is scarcely lan guage strong enough to express the amount ' of meanness shown by boili Disciples and j Methodists who were present when I timed our cain. , .,. ,,. . I be heard. The only chance then was Ihe i cno1 house. We have a good one that has ' been open to almost every thing. I went up , in the evening to light and m ike fire in it, : and to my surprise found it locked. I went j to thu village, and the first man I met said, " You are not going to get '.he school hnusi- to-night eilher. Dr. Armstrong s..id, Un- less you pledge yourself to pay all damage j that may be done lo the house, you shall nut have it." I replied, " Does lie expect to gel up a mob and break in tho windows at my humanity are committed. When I met the calling his God to witness. I tolJ him he need not call upon bis Cod, I would believe 1 him just as soon w ithout. I now leave the Dr., hoping ho may receive for bis conduct the pity of the world ; and let me say my earnest desire is. that the time mav not he far distant when llie people will require . . , ' 1 man iu uu mure in oruer iu atone lor an act ol meanness, than simply lo carry a pair of pill- bags We had no meeting that evening. Our friends broke their wagon on the way here, and did not arrive till Tuesday afternoon. old ihem how gloomy prospects were thai I felt almost like giving up. James replied, "That is just what ihey want," and said he would any time sooner stand a shower of brick-bats and eggs, than not to be heard. Well, I thanked James and took courage. We made another effort, Ihe key was obtain ed, and we met in Ihe evening, llie bouse was cold, and without other accommodations. I then stated to Ihe audience the facts connect ed with our arrangement for the meeting, and charged the society with an open violation 0(-',liManc ....., ti.; . . i contract. I its rather grated upon some of their ears. If ever anti-slavery met an im- portant crisis in Augusta, it was lat evening. edict had gone forth to the world de'la' ring .t be prongs of ,h miliion. of within the walls of that christian temple citizens 'declaring that the groans or a f.ilher, fainting 'under the bloody lash of acrucl driver, should never grate upon the ears of those who wor- s,ip there declaring the mother, frantic with hnvimr Inst her child, nevir hnl,l ask under ' -- o - - - its dedicated roof, Where is tny child! Henry and James were willing to meet the crisis, and the sequel of my story will show their ability to do it. I f ever there was "111011 a thing as men speaking with hew tongues, I think James and Henry bad the gill last evening, for certainly tliey spoke as never man spake in that town before. Henry ad- dressed tho meeting first ; he showed in the ,. ... " . , ,"m"'s' ,nannrr "m " mucn " P"H " ., ,,e north talked about abolition, they did no, hale R,avprv. ,,e re(Vrre( ,0 ,ha election 0f Gen. Taylor B8 a proof of ition . nis ' 1 arguments wore most logical and to the ',oint - '"ll like to give somo of them hut my article is too lung. James took the position thai the men of the north were the slaveholders in fact, and said if any man dare deny it, he would make him acknowledge it before he was through, if he was a man. One pi i ii e oirpctors 01 tne nouse onjecico, nu I . . i nme sharp words ensued. James then pro- CPeded in the most forcible manner every sentence seemed to speak a volume. hen i,lie '"S wa3 ovt'r "l0 Jirf,c,or cam0 for- .. , , ward in the strength of his manhood, and acknowledged bis conviction, declaring the house iwuld be free. What a glorious tri umph this of truth over error. I fell inspired with fresh courage, and do now solemnly pledge myself, not only to the three millions of our own chattleir.ed brethren at home, but to the oppressed every where, that so long as I have power to articulate, my voice shall be heard pleading in their behalf. JAMES WESTFALL. Rather Pointed. a! I."'ra,l'l' aml continually act in the most ef , j leclive maimer to prevent thai fulfilment. Mrs. Swisshelm, of the "Satutday Visit er, thus concludes a canigation ol the lay- lor Whigs, which is published in the "Com mercial Journal." But this leelute is growing long, and we have not said one word to you good Chris tian", who go lo church nnd kneel down, or staml up shut your eyes and look as solemn as if you were in earnest, while you ask the .Searcher ol hearts to hasten the lime when swords shall he beaten into plowshares, and spears into pruning hooks when union shall not rise up against nation, and men shall learn war no more. You have doubtless be come very anxious for tho realization of this prayer which has been offered up most regu larly and devoutly fur eighteen hundred years. You have begun to think tlie proiniite must soon bo fulfilled, and in yulir great anxiety lo see the salvation nf Ihe Lord, that you may, Simeon-like, depart in peace, you Imyb la'r'y" begun lo fjor ns well as pray, anil so you voted for cine whn bad spent his life using ihe plow and pruning hook! it is nn estab lished fact that according to the honors be stowed en any profession, or ils profits, so will be the numbers who crowd into it. As you are specially anxious lo have the millen in in come soon, you are careful to ullaeli ho nor lo those occupations ( peace which shall bring about, and prevail in that happy period. The old fariner upon whom you have bestow -ed the highest honors, lias of course, like yourselves, followed the commands of your llible, and lived "peaceably villi all men," leliirniiig not "evil lor evil, hut contrariw ie," and our young men seeing tlie honors to which he lias arrived by obeying tho law of love, will he anxious to follow in hi) foot steps, while unborn thousands shall follow iliein in turn, thus ' Generations yet unborn Shall magnify and praise tho Lord." While infidels shall bo convinced there is a blessed reality in leli'.'ion, by witnessing how these Christiana love and honor one an oilier; and how much Uuy delight lo see the righteous in high pb.ces, so that the people may rejoice. No skeptic dare doubt your veiieraiion lor thu Sabbath whilu you delight lo honor that profession which "knows no Saliballi" while you promote to places of highest trust those w ho have spent their Sab bubs raining red I i u Ii tilings of wrath and de MMielion upon liieir fulluw men, and hurry ing unwashed souls, wilh fearful passions struggling in their breasts, and horrid im precations on their lips, into the presence of the Great I Am. Tuis has been llie occu pation of your chosen chief for ibis you have rewarded him wilh the highest honors in your Uift; and I don't know w hat to think about it, but if you were to pray as long us Ehlei Knap did lurty-eight hours every day, and ting psalms all the rest of the time you ne ver could persuade mo you believe in either God or Devi! a Heaven or a Hell; you may think you do, but it is a mistake. Nobody who believed in a just and holy God, dare lake His words into liieir mouth lo ask llim lo accomplish His promises, and llictt deli Those professed Christians who use their influeiico to keep up the war spirit, should never pretend lo expect or wiah tor a millennium. Ohio Legislature. SENATE, Friday, Dec. 29th. '" 178?. bY n 1,1:1 f Congress, so i far as said ordinance relates to slavery, to all ,h. ,crri,oriea of the United Stales, and espe. ially lo all that territory recently acquired ! r0IH ,ne '"Public of Mexico I and this Gen An ieral Ae"uy- behalf of the people, do '1 Mr, Ulake offered tbe'fullowing resolutions, and moved their reference lo the committee on Federal Krlatiops, which was agreed to; iiesnvrd. Thai the existence nf human sla very within the limits of the United Stales is a great calamity, and unparalleled moral and political evil, which ought to be abolish ed as soon as that end can be constitutionally accomplished. Iltiulecd, 1 hat Ihe people of this Stale do strenuously demand the application of the or. llonlvid. That Ida nrnvio,. nf T..ITur.nr. , I on me extension of slavery, after 'wi, in all ilm territories of the L'niteil male Southern and nr.nl.ern; the Votes of Stat.sand sixieendehga.es, in the Con-! 9 of Its , lor the proviso, lo three States 'even dclegaics eg st i. the actual nx S Bress Xllll ul slavery irom the nortb-wt stem 'rntory, by the ordinance of 1TS7, unani mously ndi nliil l,v i ho Si.,i.. I.. .-- . "''I tlie entire history of ll,al period, clearly I shvw that it w as the sen led policy of the na Jlun, not to extend, nationalize, or encourage, in iiiiiii, localize, ami discourage slavery, and to tins policy, hied should never have! oeen ue parted Irom, the government otn'lit to " Itcsnlicd, That ilia Constitution nf the I;, nneu Males was otdained oiber great national oblecls. lo establish lus Itce, prornolo the cent ral welfare, and secure die blessings of liberty ; but expressly de-! nies any power lo the Federal Government lo deprive any person of life, liberty, or pro- nurlv (.'ill .... I .. 1 t'v j ,.. niioiii one Mir ii process. "W, That in ihe judgment of this! General Assembly, "Congress has no more, power tu make a slave than lo make n kinirt no more power to instilnln nf pi.l,lili l.,v., ry than lo institute or establish a monarchy ; no such power can be found amonir those specially conferred by the Constitution or derived by ju implication from them." JtiiuleeJ, That it is the duly of the Feder al Government louhulish slavery in the I)ia Irict of Columbia, and lo relieve itself from responsibility fur th0 existence or cumin uance c slavery wherever the trovernment possesses consiiutional aulboriiv to legislate on thai subject. liemhed. That the people of Ohio, feeling! they are indebted, fur their unexampled prosperity, to the ordinance of Congress of i i.k. excluding slavery from the N onh west- ern I erritorv, demand free Suit. Fret Speech, Free Libm; Free Hen, and a Free Itesnlecd, That the Governor be requested to furnish copies of the foregoing resolutions to the Senators and Representatives in Con gress from this Slate, nnd tine copy to the Governor of each Slate in this Union. Mr. Burns asked platform. if that was the Buffalo Mr. Ulake. Pretty much the same. 1 i From the Chronotype. The California Dream. A fariner of our acquaintance has had a dreatn. lie is one of the cleverest men, in ihe Yankee sense, and has a small stony farm in li ihy, N. II. Out; of Ihe best crops he gels from it is hoop-poles, wilh which he hinds together every year some hundreds of fish colli us which ho brings to Uostun. As be came dow n lately wilh his enormous load of these icblhyological mausoleums, he pul up at the old liidge Hills tavern, nnd falling in with newspapers fresh from Uoslon, got his honest head so full of gold that be dream ed. His dreainseemslobavesomiie.il in lerested him that he wrote it down and put it in the crown of bis hat, whence it was taken by the man wilh whom hi) exchanged his hat for a California sombrero, which would serve the double purpose of head covering and a seive. He is going 13 the gold region, fie is and we give his dream verbatim for the benefit of those who remain. DREAM. I, Jedidiah Seraichgravel, beln nt the Ridges, bed a euris dream. It was the curls est I ever did hev. l'vo drempt afore now of findin eggs in ihe hay-mow, growin more and more, harrils nml harrils on 'em nl last, an I've ilreinjit sometimes of findin dollars in old pots down suller, and biiiie by I'd find 'em so thick they was in everything, but be fore IM raly got any on Yin I'd wake up. Hut them dreams w as nothin to w hat I red in tho Hosting Daily Crocodile, cummin from Gineral Masne and other guvmenl char acters, and espechally in President Pokes inessidge. Read in them dokynients, I w ent . .. i .1 i . . i . i : t : f iu sir M mm urrrtin m i . it i was in v 1 1 my ,,! . .ii nt J mvGn I nut nvurtluulu n aa ti'm tlmra Mr I'hotilB nnd Mr, WYbsier v;is thcrts nml the iftivner urines ami uiner;.. l iiyior, am American Horde of Missims, and all the missionaries from all the eends nf the airih, 'and llie judges of the courls and I niycrs and parsons and doctors glnerally. Ihey was all up lo their knees in the waier, wasliin out iho yaller goo 111 nnd putin it up into meal bags. O my ! what n site that river Saccra ineiit was ! For miles and miles, Seniters and members of Congress ; arid doolers of Divinity, nnd owners of factrys nnd rale rodes was clulchin up the mud from Ihe bot tom and shakin il in tin pans, nnd clawin out tlix goold. Men nnd w iinmin was at il together there was ladies the finest I ever seen, with their pelticotes lucked up, wadin inaod wasliin the goold. Some thought iliailu ketch cold, hut 1 culkalate it only done urn good. There want wun nn mil that was rich enuf to hire an Irish gal to wash for um, ns they yoused lo to hum. They was all on 'em on us much of a 'quality there as parson Puhody says we s'll all be alter deth. Ilul what was the quearesl thing was that w hen any on us, fur 1 was diggin and wash in myself rile beside of Abhok Lorrenoe and barren Kawscbild, bed gut hold f a papikle ot goold, It begun tu grow, and It growed and growed till eny little leeuty unto was nolhin hut a gret big bar of yaller iron, and iwant but a leelle while a Turn every bag was bust. There want enny waist, the mettle was all thare nnd more tu, but the people be gun Ir, louk purly black I tell you, for what should they du. Things was jest why tvur- ty, as the sain is. Jnstid of carryin goold your pockil lo by your dinner with, ihe spek lalers kerried provisions In their pokets toby goold wilh. Haf a pokit full of crakers was pade for a hull bote lode of goold. Then I saw in my dream lhal all the peo ple in that sacrament without any supper lifted up their voices nnd wep, sain, ' O, these grains of goold was only eggs or colo nels of wheat, then they would hatch nnd grow to sum purpus, hut now the more they grow the less ihey are good for. And where are the houses, and markets and relijus priva liges we left behind us 1 A nice lime of have the peoplx had who staid to hum." And I drempt that the hull currency of Ihe cou in ry was upsot l,y the growth nl goold Ihe goold in llie mint and the banks isenl worth no moren so much not mettle, nnd so I waked up and rit this here dream, and I'm bound to go lo Californy. Ive beern tell nf Millerism and Ihe Mil- leneyum as fore told by awl ihe profits, and 1 bleve ill is noold manyer lullils it all. nil put all the people on an equality jest like, deth, JspeQiAti ScRATouuBAVttv From the Literator. (7-Talk of tho value of the Union! ' ' o i ngr simple but trul "''"'i"' ",8 l,,r1,t,," ,cl"'!' " ! dreary period of fourteen mo IT.kZ' T.l 'LT '."ir' truthful state- .flirted for milis noon horn citizens of the N onli husband and wife in New Orleans! And there is no possibility of i.lc taining redress! Down witli this accursed Union ! Beware of New Orleans! hoard the schooner l.oinet, at Ualtiuiore, Jo-"-''"rn." jseph I'risby, master, to proceed on a voyage from the above port to Tainpico, and from ;pr wouia receive carifD irom ifw torn. We, of course, alter discharging ol,r inward bound cargo, commenced reloading at Lafay-! free born, and belonged to Philadelphia. Mr. j Baldwin ordered me to b silent, and direct- jed myself and wife lo be confined in tho i chain-gang. We were chained together as ! i On the 9ih of May, 1817, I shipped on thence to New Orleans, rnvself in the capa city of cook, and my Wife in thai of steward- e. Nothing extraordinary occurred during the voyage, until our arrival at New Orleans, at which lime it was understood that Ihe schoon- l...ii i-.-M i. ctte. nnd on the 'Jjd July, we went lo tlie se- sond Municipality to Uke in the remainder of our cargo. Upon our arrival there, myself and wife were taken out of ihe vessel by the proper lauthnrilies, and committed lo prison, and on tho follow ing day we wern taken before Re corder Baldwin. Mr. lialdwill inquired what vessel we belonged to. I told bin,, the schooner Comet. He asked for our free pa- pers. 1 told him they v. ere on boatd the said vessel, slating at the same time lhal we were innites. I tirougn Hunger anu coniinemeni, e wern reuueru m inrio sririuni, vum;ii prevented us, nn several occasions, Irom per- forming our usual tasks, and in default of which we sustained the lash and endured the most excruciating pain. On Hie 1st of March, 1318, Lieut. Carpen-j ter, whom I had served under on board the i I . S. frigate Constitution, on the l acificsia- 'ion. in 1638, happened lo pass by while we were at work, and immediately recognized me. I his gallant olucer and philanthropist inquired into the nature of our circumstances, and used his utmost exertions in our behalf; by which means myself and wife were dis charged from the infernal den on the Glh inst. We tender our sincere thanks, on this oc casion, to Lieut. Carpenter, for our freedom. Had it not been for him, we should, nt tho expiration of six months, have been placed upon the auction block, and knocked oil" lo the highest bidder. Upon our discharge from prison, an ac count was rendered for cur jail fees, amount ing to 6172. Wo remonstrated, stating, at the same time, wo had no money, neither did we see any direct way of getting any. Tho ! - .1. , I . . I IT . . I - 1 I I , jauor men ueuucieu riuii irom ins uni, leav ing a balance of $72, nnd gave us the privi lege of shipping on board a New Orleans ves sel, and no other. On the following day. by chance we ship ped on board iho brig Victory, cf New Or leans, John Hall, master, then ready for sea, hound to Apalachicola, thenco to Elsincur, and hack to New Orleans. Believe us, our honest-hearted readers, at ihe time of our joining this vessel, wo wero almost naked, Ihe greater part of our clothing having been taken from us by the jailor, and the remaining portion being nearly worn out by us. We are happy to say, that Capt. Hall was very kind, and exhibited every mark of benevolence during the voyage- And wo farther declare, that the very day of our arri val, after performing the voyage in the brig Victory, our wages were ult iched by the pro per authorities for our jail fees, and we were left pennyless. After an elapse of a few days, we wero for tunate enough to get a passage from Ihenco to Boston. Our depressed circumstances and injured feelings w ill not allow us to say more - . , n . i- : u : r upon tne subject. e merely v sh to .menu . . J our colored brethren of the danger, nnd eru elly, and injustice, which await them at New Orleans. : JOHN CALLIS. CHAULOTTli CALLIS. Boston, Dec. 8, 1840. in ef Kidnapping Just as we go to prss, the particulars of a villainous case of Kidnap ping in this uly, have come to our knowl edge. Two colored young men, in pursuit of work in Duanc street, were met this morn ing by two men, seized from behind, nnd thrust into a carriage, which drove up on the instant, and one of them was immediately handcuffed ; tho other was then forced out, and the kidnappers drove off. They werp. however, traced to Ihe Philadelphia cars, in which they departed for the South, at 9 A. M. before the alarm could bs given. The Telegraph, however, was put in re quisition, and we trust they may he stopped, and made lo give an account of themselves for the high handed outrage. .1. S. Stand ard. Parson IIrownlow on Soctii Carolina The editor of the Joncsboru' ( Tennessee,) Whig received a circular, dated Ijharleston, Souih Carolina, November, 1H4S,' signed by II. W. Connor, lion. W. Gilinore Simms, and other citizens nf South Carolina, sug gesting tho holding of a convention of the slave-holding States, and inviting his "co operation and counsel" in the matter. The editor replies lo the circular, nnd after some remarks not very complimentary lo South Carolina and its great master, concludes as follows : ' I regard your proposition for a conven tion of ihe slave-holding Stales,' together wilh an expressed determination ' to resist at all hazards' what you are pleased to style ' Ihe aggressions of Ihe Free Soil factions,' as a revulutimwry movement, having for its object the dissolution of this Union, and aa such I throw il hack upon you with feelings of indignation and contempt. " I am a Southern man, with Southern principles, and will ever bu found true to Southern interests, unless the South, in an evil hour, should consent lo he led by John Oalaline Calhoun, whom Gen. Jackson sought in bang (nt treason and rebellion during his presidential reign "In conclusion, gentlemen, my advice to I you and lha cmaens of South Carolina whom you represent, is, to aoanuon your mau schemes of nullification and disunion, and lo lUDaill, ns quisi anu lenceauie cniAriis, tu iiiq laws and constitution of your country. In lobedienee lo ihe language of mly rit, I obey tliero that have rule over,' and ' b at peace among yourselves.' ' Ii General Taylor is the man I take him to be, and you urge your treasonable schemes nf disunion, be will carry out the measures Gen. Jackson set on foot among you he Will hang some of your leader", and subdue tht ret of you M the point of thu bayonet. Hit will send among you that same sterling Whig, W infield Scott, at Ihe head of our regulars, who made his appearance in th harbor of Charleston, in 1833, under order Troin Andrew Jackson. 1 am, gentlemen, vtitb crenl repp, te., W. G. BROWNLOW." genl citizen ef St. Louis, that in a convar- saiion wilh an old gentleman in the North that ern part of Missouri, the old man said to him, I own about ten thousand acres of , j Slavebv in th TrRMTomes. Thera ara four schemps now before Corn-ess for tha settlement of the vexed question. They at thus slated by the coirespon Jeol of the New" York Herald t I. Douglass' bill making one Stale rf Calfnrnia lo bo organized immediately, and ;. . , , lvinr the questic n of slavery to the people. '". "' petl'ion tf the people of Set Mexico, for organization into a State, with slavery excluded expressly by law. 3. Clayton's old compromise bill, leaving the matter to the Supreme Court. 4. The resolutions of the House of Rep rpseniatives, instructing the Territorial Com iniltee lo report a hill for the organization of territorial governments, excluding slavery. Opinion op a SLAvrnni nm. A reoneeled correspondent in the interior of the State. says: " I was informed lalelv bv an Intelli. land in Hie territory that is In dispute be- iw een towa ana Missouri ; ami, ii I can gel the line to run between these States so aa to throw my land on the Iowa tide, lam wil ling to effect it, to set free all my negroes about thirty in number and pay $10,006 in cash." The old man was of the opinion that bis land in a free state would ho imme rlialely worth ID. 000 more than it would bo Worth in llie Slave Stale." Lvvittitti Examiner. Slave Census in Kentickv. According to the report of the 21 Auditor, there are novr but 192, 175 6laves in Kentucky and Ihe in crease in tlie number ef slaves in thu last year is set down nt 2,921. The Frankfort Commonwealth thinks the number will ex ceed that. The New York Courier cautions odventtirrrs for California, against tukingthe route to Chnrgrei, and thence across the Isthmus to I'uuama. Ami-Slavery Meetings. J. W. WALKER & H. W. CURTIS, Agents of the Western Anti-Slavery Society, will bold Anti-Slavery Meetings as follows : Thursday ii Fiiday, Jan. 4ih & 6th, at Green. Monday & Tuesday, Jan. 8th 4; 9th, at Cool Springs, Col. Co. Wednesday, Jan. 10th, at Columbiana. Friday & Saturday, Jan. 12th & 13th, at Hubbard, Trumbull Co. Public discussion nn tho churchaquestion, with Eld. B.irris Si Co. To commence first day at candle-light, ex cept at Columbiana, which will commence at 10 o'clock, A. M. 1 j AARON II INC II MAN, DO OK AND FANCY 9 S.lSsili fl, OHIO. jnrAll kinds of Plain and Fancy Job work dona nt the Oilice of the "Homestead Journal," on th liortfiit notice mid on tlie In utt tfiiu. OOice oiih duor .Nor:! of K. W. Williaiun' Store. January 3rd, tf. JAMES BAKNABY, PLAIN & FASH10.NADLB TAILOR. Culling dune to order, and all work Warranted. Comer or Main Si Chestnut streets, Salem, Ohio. DRY GOODS & GROCERIES, OOOTS and SHOKS, (Kasttrn pnd Wes tern.) Urug8 and Medicines, Puints, Oil and L)yo SiulTs, cheap as the cheapest, aid good as the best, constantly for sale at TUESCOTTS. Salem, O. 1st mo. 30th. DAVID W00DRITF, ' MANUFACTURER OF CARRIAGES, UUGGIES, SULKIES, &e A general assortment of carriages constant ly on hand, made of the best materials and in the neatest style. All worK warranted. Shop on Main street, Salem, O. C. DONALDSON & CO. WHOLESALE Si RETAIL HARDWAtlK MERCHANT B Keep constantly nn band a general assortment of HARDWARE and CUTLERY. No. IS, Main street, Cincinnati January, 18 19. BENJAMIN BOWN. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GROCER, T E A-I) E A L E Ii , FRUITERER, AND DEALER IN riltslurgh Manufactured Jrtiilet. No. 141, Liberty Street, PITTSBURGH. IMPORTANT NOTICE. Pcltoni splendid outline Maps, Baldwin' pronouncing Geographical GaEetecr, and Naylor' system of leaching Geography." for sale by J. Ilambleton of this place. Ha is also prepare to give instruction to clss ses, or lo individuals who wish to qualify themselves for leaching the science of Geo. grapby according to this new, superior, and i " r,' " - t wnere irieo; universally approved system. I aur"" J '"eof otherwise, nstem, uol.. . -'0, u Oct. 6th, 1848.