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r OLIVER JOHNSON, Editor. " INT 0 U W I 0 N WITH SLAVEHOLDERS." JAMES BARNAftv, PvkisbiSd AgkJm VOL. 5. NO. 1. SALEM, COLUMBIANA CO.; OHIO, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1810. WHOLE NO. 209. THE ANTI-SLAVERY BUGLE, PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY, AT SALEM, COLUMBIANA CO., O. TERPIS. 1.00 per1 annum, if paid within the first six Vuontht of the subscriber's year. If paid before three months of the year hns ex pired, deduction of twenty-five cents will be made, reducing the price to $ 1,35. If payment be made in advance, or on the re ceipt of the first number, fifty cents will be deduct ed, making the subscription but f 1. " To any person wishing to examine the character of the paper, it will be furnished six months, lor lifly cenls in advance ; to all others, seventy-live Vents will be charged. No deviation from these terms. jj"VVe occasionally send numbers to those who ere not subscribers, but who are believed to be in terested in the dissemination of anti-slavery truth, with the hope that they will either subsrribe them selves, or use their influence to extend its circula tion among their friends. IITComniunirations intended for insertion, to be stdiiressed to Ol.iVKU Johivson, Editor. All others to JAJ1KS BAHNAliV, Publishing Agent. HINCHMAN fc KEEN, PRINTERS. THE BUGLE. THE WORCESTER CONVENTION. Extracts from the Speeches. We have culled from the Liberator the fol lowing extracts from the Speeches made on Saint Zachary's Day ' at Worcester, only re gretting that our limits will not allow us to copy more largely. C. BURLEIGH. Ours, like the enterprise of the British phi lanthropisl, is a peaceful struggle against the (lowers that sit in the high places of our land; and, therefore, we can heartily sympathise willt men who attempted to achieve their vic tory over wrong, not like our forefathers on the field of battle, not with the sword and the havonet. nor in the blood of ihe evil-docr,but by a victory which should bless the vanquish d ttni Ihe victor, and the object of the vic tor's efforts, aU together, if not all alike. It was a peaceful warfare, if these Bre not con tradiclory terms, tt was n spotless victory. It was a'violorv achieved by me woan or TRUTd, spofcen in earnestness and simplicity V udvdirio Wt feav flC4;uiuvA0i.lfiiawUot merely for that which is past, not nv.r-jiy ibal the blessing of freedom has been attain fd by EUO.OOO hnjnan beings will. out the Joss of a life, without the sheddiv of a drop of bloi'd, without the pouring of tears down the checks of a single wide m or orphan to rejoice, not merely that 80 great a boon has tieen purchased at 80 comparatively cheap a frictv, hut also, lor the earnest that this event Hives us of the result of the labors in which wo ourselves have oeen engage d. by, this lean been but l.'.ie trying of the edge of the weapon with .vhieli we are fighting ! It has lieeti but testing the temper of the instr.itnenl svith which we are laboring! And the re sult 'ells us, that the edge is indeed sharp, Bnd that the temper is indeed heavenly ; that the weapon has been given us from the ar mory of God, so tempered that no earthly shield can resist its edge. Wherever it smites Ihe armor of Graybeard Krror. or the seven-fold adamant of the shield of Iniquity, ii gms clear through, ami wins h vicioiy which r.o resistance can prevent. We have . that weapon, an I with it we are warring again! American slavery. In the downfall of British slavery, as seen in the emancipa tion of Ihe West India islands, we bear only the first utterance of that word of Providence which has gone forth into all lands, U " pro claim liberty throughout all the land uulo all the inhabitants thereof." We fee in it the proof of that truth, which is iterated and re iterated so often to unbelieving men's hearts, thai God's word 'shall not. return unto him void, but shall prosper in the lliing whtroun to il is sr lit.' Wn r inie.e. because WO feel lliat, in the event which we celebrate, we discern the first fruits of a glorious harvest which is to crowd the granaries of the civilized world, and which is to benefit all future ages. We re joice, because in the result of this controver sy with wrong, we witness a proof of the in vincible and the wholly victorious power the right. Men may say the cases are differ ent ; and so they are in some things, and possibly in some things which may render necessary for us to put forth greater energy for the accomplishment of our purpose. But he who has tried the temper of the axe w which ha fells tho forest trees, upon the soft er pines, must with the belter confidence lie strikes the knotted and gnarled oaks, th they also in their turn shall come crashing the earth. He who has proved his weapons against the feebler foe, fears not to meet him of louder boasts, and clad in mightier pano ply. Tncn, shall we despair ! Nay, rather, that is a lesson which we never began to learn! From the day when an obscure printer, in city of Boston, began to issue his publications, Ihe authorship of which could not be guessed at, nor discovered, until alter a long and con tinued search by Ihe Mayor of the day; from tho hour when that obscure printer sent his voice, demanding liberty fur the slave, and affftming, in tones which seemed strange ly enough disproporlionod to the circumstan ces' will not equivocate I will nut com promise will not give back a single inch and J will be heard 'until it now rings from the gold-placers of California, and sounds from the hills of Maine from the valleys the Mississippi and the borders of Florida, and from Ihe wild prairies of the remotest West we have never known what it was despair of the cause in which we are enga ged. For the instant in which we set Foot on the rock of Truth, whereon we to found ihe Temple of Liberty Ihe slave, that instant we felt its firmness neath our tread, and were certain that we stood upon the rock of eternal agea. We were certain, the instant that we threw ourselves jnto this enterprise, and lelt Ihe current which was bearing us on to the consumma tion of victory, that that currant Was no other than the full tide of God s almighty energies, rolling on to the accomplishment of his pur poses, to the blessing ol the world, Vve loll It, and knew it, and rose up in (hat confidence lo do battle against oppression, whatever might oppose us ; wealth, talent, learning, or whatever else should be arrayed on the side of the institutions of Ihe land. , THEODORE PARKER. of it ith as at to the out of to our in tended for be In every great movement, there are three periods; and the first is the period of Senti ment. Men feel that (here is something wrong. They feel that there is. likewise, some where, something right, the antagonist cf the wrong, and its antidote besides. II tit ia vague, all is uncertain. Sometimes, in the period of Skntiment, men rush insianlly into action. The action is always a failure. After the period of Skntiment comes the period of Ideas. Then, what wis feeling has been translated inlo thought; and men are striving to make Ihe idea perfect, repre senting facts, to make it complete, represent ing every fact. This is a long period, and a period ol hard, and earnesi and stern wont. Idea is brought inlo collision with idea, scheme with scheme, plan with plan-, and Ihe two ideas struggle, each for victory, both for existence. After the period of Iof.as, after tho idea be comes perfect and complete, then men "pass to Ihe period of Action. We are at this moment in the period of Ideas. The period of Action has not yet come. Men that have the idea, seek to ga.in Ihe sentiii.ent. They seek to diffuse ihe ijen; and when the sentiment has kindled wi.je and deep in the nation, w hen the idea nits been diffused perfectly nrnong the people, then comes the period of action. Hut while men are without the sentiment, or with it have not the idea, if you propose to them your plan, and you say; '-Vo more e!are territory? they cannot understand yo.i. You say, ' Limit or annihilate the slare trade between the States' they cannot co'.nprehend that. Jlbolish sla very in the Territories and Ihe District,' ihey cannot take in even IhBt. You say to them, ' Na UviiM with aiurcholjers,' of course, Ibe.y C'.nhol understand that, rhey have not been through lha preparatory Rtage-cf senti- j Irriwnt and idea, lo grapple with the harder practical lessons thtt come afterward been dono in the way of kindling sentiment and spreading the idaa. Look at ihe stile of feeling not long since. Il is not a greal while since the Representative of Middlesex, Kdward Kveretl, on the floor of Congress, justified slavery out of the New Testament, declaring also, that if any cause would lead him lo put on bis knapsack and shoulder his musket, il would be to put down an insur rection of the slaves. That was the voice that went from Lexington and Bunker Hill, was il ! No; Lexington and Hunker Hill have since sent another man there. Mr. Pal frey. made of other stuM', mid who makes other speeches, too. Since lhat time, I say, ihere has been a greal change. A Utile while alter that, ben Ihe ant -slavery ol" .Massa chusetts was incarnated in one man, other prophets there were, other apostles, hut 1 am not doing more than historical juslice when I say, it was incarnated in one man, and that one man so obscure, and su unknown to fame, that the Mayor coyld not find him, umil he called in the police to aid. and lin n Ihe on ly visible auxiliary of ami-slavery was a ne gro boy (laughter and applause) in::o that day, lliero has been a liille change in anii slavery feeling, in anti-slavery ideas. It is not long since the Governor ol Massachusetts (Mr. Kvereti,) sugg sted to the L-gislaiure, whether il was uui proper that they should J legislate to prevent anti-slavery ili-cussi in ! wh liave cuangcu mat a nine. The oroulh of this oreal. Ibis mighty Free Soil party! All over the North, the anti-sla- very sentiment as hren Untitled. All over the North, the anti-slavery idea has been dif fused. I know Ihe sentiment does not hum strong, and ihe idia has not tukrn bold deep of the whole mass of men ; but Ihere are spots where it burns like a fire in the woods, where the idea sends out its light into the darkness, and it is heeded even at noon-day. I might call lo w itness a recent convention at Cleveland, as one proof of it. 1 might poinl to the numerous newspapers, avowedly auli- slavery. 1 might point to lite clergymen whom I see, thinly indeed, scattered thiough out this assembly ; and you all know that the clergy, I myself am one of them, are not the first to move in any Christian or pub lic enterprise, where popularity is not ensured beforehand. A voice True! True! know it to be true. 1 consider the presence of those men, thinly scattered, one proof, and not one of the least striking and significant proofs ; but hero is another. They say, pprhaps it is a fable, I do not give it as a fact, they say lhat scorpions, when gut about by a ring of lire which they cannot break through, turn upon each other, and join fang lo fang, and poison comes poison. So we see and ibose gentlemen whom I allude shall have all the benefit the comparison so we see two mighty southern politicians, surrounded by a ring anti-slavery fire which they eaiiin.t break through, Benton and Calhoun, joining f.inj lo fang, and poison loolb lo poison tooth. (Applause,) This is not without its signifi cance. As Mr. Benton is a Democrat, will you say lhat Mr. Benton abhors slavery ? may be so, and before God 1 wish it might ! be true ; but il is not the sin of politicians bo righteous over-much. (Laughter und ap plause.) There is nothing lhat I know, the past history or present character of thai distinguished man, whom certainly I honor for many wise counsels and some noble deeds, nothing in his past history or present char acter, which would lead me In suppose he sets a higher estimate than Sir Robert Peel, on disinterested philanthropy. I him, therefore, as a significant sign of tho times ; and for the present purpose, he is more valuable as an indication of tho times, than if he had all ihe heroism of some men whom I will not name. I look on him its a great thermometer, htine up in our political weath er, and he shows the anti-slavery heat. It is that which makes his mercury rise up to the Free Soil point. (Renewed applause.) These, my friends, are signs not lo be mis taken, signs ' not to be spoken against,' (if 1 may speak out of my own profession.) which show that the anti-slavery sentiment has got kindled, and the anti-slavery idea diffused. These merriiHve not labored in vain. Mr. Calliouh tells us, in lhat famous letter emana ting from ihe Slavery Committee at Wash ington Mr. Calhoun tells us that (ho an!i slavery men have done a good leal toward effecting their end. It is a great confession, but il is not fully true. They have done a good deal towards their beginning, not to wards their end, for their end (s not yet. Theso men will not be satisfied with having no more slave territory ; not be satisfied with restricting Ihe slave trade between the Stales; not be satisfied with abolishing slavery in the capital and in ihe territories. No, they will rend il from the Constitution ; they will tread it out of Ihe land, and write ihe word?, Fhkedom and Liuertv, making a cross there with, in great broad tellers, from tho Bay of Fundy to the Gulf of California, and back wards from Ca.e Sable to ihe Lake of the r Woods; arid fhoy w-ill not be satisfied until t they have done that. J voice Never! Never no; let us all say, N liVEU. ! Ap plause. Jin i f V in ADIN BALLOU. It has pleased our great to a spark in ihe breasts of a few, to incarnate in a few pioneers the life of these sublime prin ciples, lo give them a firm and inflexible aim at ibis result, though it were lo be reached through fire and water, or the H imlng lagol pile itself. Are they not engaged in a noble, work? Ho you nut feci it a reason for holy rejoicing that you have ever given any influ ence at all, that you have thrown a grain of sand into Ihe scale of freedom ? Is there a soul in this great congregation, under Ibis lof ty canopy, who is proud lo have been indif ferent to' the ami-slavery cause? Are any ol you proud lo have hting back and hindered the efforts put forth to hasten ihe glorious day which 13 to be God's acceptable last and jubilee 1 There are thousands whose bosoms expand, and whose hearts respond to the god like conception cf regenerating their raco.-- I to to of of Il lo in ibal take S-'S on the surlaee ol Human existence, i.iron over and over in its foaming surge, and the moment Ihey chance lo receive a wound, he mercilessly pursued by Iheir follows, until driven ashore and left to rot upon lire sands. But the y have an immortal destiny before them, and if ihey supposed that this day of r mancipation wrnld he postponed a thousand years, stiil ihey would bo proud lohave their names recorded among those thai hoped for il, that loved it, and that were ready, if need he, in die for it. Where are tho sympathies, and where ia tho sense of juslice in the people of this na iion, lhat they are so quiet ami contented res pecting this momentous (iicstiori ? They are purring over other selfi-h schemes, planning this, lhat and the other petty enterprise; while, if they should see a father, or brother, or wile, or child in slavery, they Would move all heaven and earth for their di.liveranee. Yet here, are millions, millions, in this professed ly r publican and Christian country , w here liicre are 10,000 nominal preachers of right-enn-'in ss, three millions that are lining up tl.cir manacled hands, and rnlri cling iheir more fotliinate fellow-men to do to iliein as Ihey would be done unto, lo whose cries Ihey are ileal, lo whose distresses Ihey are indif ferent, bv whose miseries Ihey remain unmo ved, h seems lo he a matter of query to the great mass, whether they will do any llring at all lor the emancipation of llieso down trodden millions. Bat we have assembled here, that if possible, we might stii up each other's mi nils to the consideration nl ibis sub ject; lhat w e might quicken each other's am bition for Ihe prosecution of so great and wood a cause. What will you do, friends! Mr. Presi dent, what will this great congregation ol professed abolitionists do ! Jlo we really haio slavery and long for its overthrow ?- Will we woik for il? Will wo spend money for il l Will wu live for ii ? Will we un compromisingly oppose and denounce every ihiu" lhat sustains slavery.- Ur, growing w eary of our labors, will w e turn, each to Ins own selfish course? Will we seek for world ly promotion ami honor, and leave unfriended the wretebid slave in his woes, as the priest and tho Leviti) lell It I m who lull among thieves, passing coldly by on ihe oilier side: Nay ; let us hope lhal a lire lias oei n Kin died: ih.it il has beiiun lo bum in many ol llieso blurts; and lhat It shall never be oupiiched ni.lll utterly consuming this abom ination, it ushers in llio illustrious pcrim: which w e have endeavored lo imagine. U, then, let us not be ashamed of our cause ! Let us nol bu indifferent ! Let no inlciior ol iect or subject in tho world inspire so much enthusiasm 08 tins: i.et a consciousness ui the fact, that w e are hastening ihe oreat anti cinatcd jubilee, hear us victoriously onward lo ihe day of liiumph ! I feel, for one, thai this is a oospcl not to be ashamed of; that this is a warfare of triiih and righteousness against iniquity-Jin which we are never lobe w earv until the cud ha accomplished. As snrelv as there is a spirit pervading this vasl universe of nature, infinitely wise, good an. great, lhat result w ill take place. Such a hoi low and superficial republicanism as we now have shall be buried deep in Ihe grave ol on livion. Such an apostate Christianity as pro nounces Us benedictions on unrepentant slave holders shall also he buried deep in the grave of oblivion. The ignoble ambition which is satisfied with ils own negrandizeineiil, and I ready lo thrust back into the dusl fellow-cren tnre of equal riglils, is giving way. in n place, the higher t aliments of humanity aie jisieg up, an ambition is seizing upon the minds of men, to be helpers and saviors of ir race. This is an end worth living for. is one that God will bless. Yes, He will bless yon, every one of you, who, with devo ted hearts and hands, take, hold of this great Vork of abolishing oppression We have only to make men thoroughly hale slavery, by showing it in its true light, nd to make them love the opposite, by show ing its glory and excellence. When they 'Mi these things as they are, they w ill begin feel and act as ihey ought.' U 'there a man, tvoinnn or child here," that has borne a failli J'll testimony against this Great abomination, vho, on this jnbileo and fast, does not rejoice t Ii e remembrance of that testimony I Is there one that is ashamed of it ? Is there one prepared to go back! Is there one that will not press forward wilh unfaltering 7,eil to the ac complishment of the enterprise ? Let mo as sure you, friends, It is in Ihe power of every .individual, even ihe humblest among you, to contribute something to ibis result. There is not one old man or woman, one of middle ''age, or a yctith, not even a child, who cannot work effectively in this cause. We have in this movement no selfish objects to train n" axes to pried, but the Brand battle-axe of truth and righteousness. ; we have no paltry political offices lo seek, for wo seek Ihe lion r that conies from God alone; we seek the honor which posterity will freely accord ; we seek to inscribe our names in the long cata logue of tho crucified and suffering for hu inanity's sake. Thai is honor enough, glory enough, happiness enough. vN ho is med of this cause? Who is weary of this work T Let us, with renewed vigor, press onward lo our destined triumph. Just imagine, as I have formerly seen man in hi3 surplice, with bis broad sleeves hanging down, sacerdotally praying solemn ly to Cod, for what! Confessing solemnly oor sin, for what? And (hat man owning a considerable number or slaves unrequited toilers on bis own plantation. W iih rheto rical solemnity and Seeming holiness, he prays. Not the least shame crimsons his cheek, not Ihe least confusion trembles in his tones, lie is proud ot Ibis properly in Ms fulluw-cieatures, made by the same t!od, and rruiliv of no offence, save that of a skin not colored like his own; and that mall in his lime chaplain of a military institution, whose young men are taught lo fight, if bidden, for the extension of Aiiietican slavery. And Un people pay liberally for such services, for Ihe maintenance of such institutions; and some of vou. neilians. are very proud to do so. You forTtalt a dozen ordinary colleoes. But let me close by conjuring you all, my friends, to go forward never backward. Make no compromises with tho workers of these iniquities. Look at this cloven foot, and even when concealed under Ihe name ol religion, mark it. If in llio guise of polities, mark it ; if in Ihe public mart, or wherever else you discover it, mark il, abhor it, disfellow ship it; have ho part or lot in any league a gainsl (Jod und humanity. Stand up always iorjustice, for mercy, for the oppressed. And you will live, some of you, I trust, to seen proclamation issued more glorious than that which I have imagined; and then -wo will have a jubilee wi rib praying for. Then those who are now so bitter against us, shall crowd around this friend, turning lo Mr. Garrison. and clasp him lo their bosoms, with grateful veneration. Ziebary Taylor himself, wilh Ihe sturdiist of bis pro-lavery allies, shall Pay with conquered hearts "We fought you long and hard lo stave off the day of einanci pairon, lo obstruct eternal justice, but you have triumphed ; ouriyes aro opened ; the slaves are free; we will he glad of Ihe eloii ous issue." (Applause.) WENDELL PHILLIPS. Thesn hours represents for us the greatest lay in the sweep of time; when nearly a mil lion of fellers wire slrieUeii Irom human limbs ; when, as l.nnartine has so hi auliltil- iaid, "Wilberforee wi nl up lo the limine of Ihe L'lcrnal with a million ol broken let ters in his hands, as evidence ol a Ulu well pent." (Applause.) Such Is the day we oinmerriorale. This is Ihe reform, the great Anii-Sluvery reform, w hose Jruits wo cele brate to-day. I'he anti-slavery en'.erpiise was the normal school of all reloiius ; uwnslhe lust cllorl of the Knglish people lo effcel a great nation al change by moral means. Ibis was lire ilort which lirsl taughl the people inetr strength. Pluvious changes had been wrought by Government, few to bo sure, and insignifi cant, and in ihe wrong direction,- by the high er classes snuggling for iheir own rights, by violent melius; und just so far as they 'look ibesword,' reli'd on violence, these had been failures. West India emancipation is llio .... I. ... I . I 11.. .l..n- Civic crow n w bu ll Ilie UiiiiMi uiiiiu.e ci.iss wins for its brow wins by no official inllu- Price not by wealth not hy parly o'ganr.i- tion not on Ihe oatlle-lield ; nut uy leaven ing slow ly, and in patient fiith, the public mnid with the limb. Wilhcrl'orce and CUrk son rc-tducaltd lh BriiUh people. Il was Ihe school-boys of 177 (llie.year they began) who, in 1S34, pronounci d the emancipation ,,r iI.h 1,1... ids. Over Parliament, and through it, in spite of office and noble, the pTess, by public meetings, by lives of self devotion, by appeal to men who weighed nothing singly, but weie mighty in masses, they gained day by day on ihe giant evil, the gnawing ocean gains on tho strand ; and likelbat, never lost an inch once theirs. " Nothing permanent was ever done by vio lence," sahl Napoleon from St. Helena. Nev er since tho establishment of ChtUtianity have men set purposely lo wink on the plan of the first abolitionists. Their entire, unequalled success is the motive, w hilt. their course is the example, and their veterans often the leaders, in iho reforms which have mice been effected, and iliosif w hich are now in progress abroad. The cause heralded the way, and firm ed Ihe soldiers for lliese. The hour of triumph was the first lime that the heart thought of the common people had bttn nui- kedly and peaceably felt in that Government. 1 Ir. Channing said, in one of his later iracls on slavery, speaking of the relation of the North to the slave system, "Y e are Ihe j til ors and the constables of the Institutions." Doctor Howe (a name never to be mention ed without honorl said in a letter to a recent l'nglish publication, "The North are the laiU orsof .lhe slave plantations." Dr. Howe and Dr. Channing, and the thousands of Free Soilers that rally around the first of tlterA, wish, or are willing, still lo continue Ihe jiil- ors ol Ihe slavo plantation, for what they, to he sure, think a good end. It is the l.mali cism of this Society, that, bnlievlnrr with Dr. Channing and Dr. Howe, Northern citizens lo he Ihe constables and jailors of ibis system, we have resigned our olhces ; we have relin quished the post ; we have given up such a tioverninent, even as a means to any end. God, wo think, never asked us to be Ihe jail ors of tyrants, even to carry on his beneficient desions, Well dot know that Dr. Howe never would lift ihe shadow of his little finger to return a fugitive from Massachusetts lo the slave plantation. Well do I know that Ihe fugitive slave would find no warmer welcome, no sa fer abiding-place, iban under the roof-lree of that same Dr. Howe. Bui, fellow-citizens, there is something more needed to make Massachusetts a free Slate, than to proclaim that you have found out that we are ihe con stables and jailors of the South, and to give an underhand, underground refuge lo Ihe slave. I dislike this whole manner of doing business. I go against underground railroads. I would nol of preference, except by com pulsion, even adopt the plan of old Wil liam Uoteh, of New Bedford, of blessed memory, who kept a hiding-place always in his cellar or garret for the fugitive, I would, not have a celler nor a garret for such. 1 would, at least, be nt liberty to place him in my parlor, and set the door onen. and hid the thousands, passing in the street look in, if ihey chose. 1 would remind Daniel Webster ibal "we area law-abiding people." and ask him to try it. (Applause.) I would pronounce that voice so decisively in the name of Massachusetts law, that ihe slat- never should doubt his safety from the mo ment he touched the 4ml of the Bay State. i miow tnat we are almost tree, i know, to not by as tri umphant, an-li-slavery ils and our honor hn it said, that the slaveholder de. spairs of his firpiiiye, the moment he reaches old Massachusetts. O, noble lawlessness! Christians tramp. ling on majorities ! Holy rebellion! Bull want an organized rebellion. 1 want a legs retiuition., I want a recognized rebellion. want a State rebellion. I want a legislative rebellion. J have no regard for what is cal led constitutional Inw. The day has gone by when the Constitution was any thing more Iban a roll of parchment, and we are continu ally paying less ragard lo it. Free Soilers lell us that Ihey shall not wilbout regard to it. Almost any man would deem it an in sult to be told here, to-day, that he would Ve lum a fugitive slave lo bis master, that in this respect he would obey Ihe Constitution of Ihe I'niled Slates. There is hardly a Itian who has been in the Legislative halls of Ibis Stale lor the last year, of any parly, who would nol deem it an insult to bo told here, to-day, that in Ibis respect he would obey the very Constitution of llio United Stales which he solemnly swore lo uphold and sup-; port. , I hen, M this is so, w hy not make lhat io for Massachusetts ? Why not pass it as a stalule, and annul ihu Constitution of the United Slates? And if South Carolina says nay lo il, you can plead her ow nexamplo us precedent. . . , . Why lie any longer bound by obligations which are fellers only lo us, and Weapons to our foes? Come, fellow-ciiizens, let us rise up, and make clean the stalule book of our fathers! hat II litis course be unconstitu tional? We mean it to bo so. We, too, are living men, and can make Conslilulions, as w ell as our lathers. 1 1 is it sad commentary upon Fmancipatiou to look at the spirit with which it has been criticised. Almost every boolt which has bu n written referring to the subject, labors most as to the number of pounds of sugar, or hogshead of rice, or puncheon of rum, the quantities of ibis Ihiurr or lhat thing that are exported. I hn West India experiment was it successful? Ask lite American clergy and people throughout. Oh, yes ! And why ISeeause tlie exports did not tail! I he slave U'oi ked on the sr eond day of August! He went out to the plantation, and made as many sugar cane holes as ever! I here is as much sugar In the Liverpool maiket from lliose is lands as belore Ihey were freed! As if there was nothing but sugar in God's world! As if man was in.ulo to work, rind lor nothing but work ! As if the American people were lo test a great moral event by hogsheads ol sugar and puncheons ol ruin 1 do not care whether the slave worked not. 1 do nol care whether ihe slave made ouo ounce of sugar or one pint of ruin. would nol grieve me much lo learn bat lay lazily under Ihe graceful palm of his na live land. I do not care lo know w bat did. Them is noiliihg worse than slavery II lie did not cut bis master s lliroal; II llie is a while man living in Jamaica to-day, the experiment w as successful. Ihere Is noih ing but anarchy lhat is worse iban slavery Tell me lhat anarchy dors not exist in British West I id its, and you lell me lhat the ( xeerinieiit has succeeded. Some say ib.it llayti is a proof thai eman cipatiou w ill not do for the slave. llayti been iinudtd lo olfen. It is a moharchy; the say. Grant it ; so it is. It may be a depo lism. What thin? What is despotism? It is the baby sup ot civilization. Despo i ttsin is the first ground that man touches his ascent from Anarchy to Liberty. Mon archy i.s the second siep; YII ihe Hay liaiis have reached monarchy, and lhat 19 steps from slavery, w hich is nothing at nothing al all lo the moral man noihing iinhriiiing the inlelh eloal nature of man. i Grant that slavery is abolished. The is a man, if he ia nol a Yankee; perhapj I will be a Yankee in time. If there ia any: thing boiler, than anarchy )n the. Weal Indies', there ia something belter than slavery ihere: aay, therefore, lhat if Ilia whole horizon ot the British West India Islands has not berri drenched, in .blood, the experiment of Irnnii diale emancipation of masses of slaves niS siceeed'c.d. We may safely obey the com mands in Iho chapter, of Isaiah which ha been read this morning, to 'break every yoke.' God may he trusted. His word 5s sure, anr? the memory of man runneth not to the con trary. ,Yet ibis godly people after ft congre' gational model, could nol trust ihe Almighty; unless there were as many puncheons of runi and hogsheads of sugar exported after Man cipation as before! Suppose lhat a man had mel $am Adams G lerllie Revolution, and asked him how it haj succeeded. Sani savs to him. Look round on lliese thirteen free and Independent colo nies. But, siys our friend, how are the stores on Long Warl t . Do they Jet for as much now as they used to in '65 ? Are'you as ricft as you were? Is your house in Beacon street; nr. Hancock, worth what it was? This de preciated cuirericy thatl hear so riuc1i tfhour; how is it as to that! Where is the industry of Massachusetts? At a discount. Where are your , 'people! Broken up. 1n bI? 'their habits of industry ; would be the. answer. Where is your capital ? Wasted. Where are your farms! Untifled. Where is Charles'- lonl Burnt. , V beje are your young men of twenty! ' Their bones lie mingled wiifi Ihe soil of every Slate from New England :lo Georgia.' Where is 'the garnered capital of (be. thirteen "industrious colonies, the renre- sentalive of ihe loil of sik generations ! Sca'fr tered, rnost of il, lo the winds. Ah, has the Revolution, then, been a fail- lire! ,Wa9 Sam Adams mistaken? Was John Hancock it fool ?. Where the rheft 'that went for a seven years' war. misouided. mis- calculating fanatics! . So o'oght tho Ameri can newspapers to toll you now, 'when thejy sk us to prove Ihe success ot the West In dia experiment, by their exports; when they ssni to snow not that me stave is mere, and the white man there, but that the farms are worth as much, that the cane is as fruitful", arid lhat the flocks nre as full as they we're Duiore. ahame on such reasoners ! It Is a sad commentary on the spirit of the aire-. the dollar and cent spirit of the age,-T-that ihe experiment of emancipation in the West In dies U judged .of, always,, by Itgqres by dollars and cents ; not by lha moral conse quences; not by the rights, regarded ; not by marriage Held sacred ; not by the school nl leu up; nol ny tue tooKs circulated ; not bv . the women withdrawn from the cotton, and .sugar, and riqe field ; nol by Ihe daughters kepi at home to "be. educaferj .'riot by lha cliil dren lake'n out of the cane field; and e'eWt to Sunday school; not by the colored man, sit ting in liis own bouse, master of his little home, w hatever it be ; not fijr the self-re- peel you have called into being. These ard llie germs of civilisation and prosperity, plan ted on the glorious First of Aiiruar. and which llie American people ignore w(ien iney. vvouni judge ol, the experiment, and on ly ask wilh the arrogant spirit of a while ankce, whether business isas (rood I wheth er plantations would sell for as -large an a- mount as ever. or he be the has y in two all I but lave he Si.AVEHoi.niNO Troublks". While passing 4v down Ihe Ohio River four years since, wa came in contact w'iih two Kenluckians who tepped op hoard at Maysville. One of ihem, vinegar visagen oiu man, we ascertained. bad lost some of bis "peculiar properly," w ho took.it into llicir heads one morninir to put their locomotive in tnotion ,ln tno dire'e- iion of the I roe Males. 1 he other was a Is 1 1; rawboned, real son of Kentucky, who could blaze away at Ihe abolitionists one momentl and "crack jokas wjih them the next. He had owed two boys who had escaped from Ihe old man referred to, as far as Sandusky, Ohio bad lliPiti arrested and put in confinement', hut f'roii'i informality or want of proof, the up shot ol tlie mailer was, ilial tliey were rej eas ed, and he was placed in durance vile. After remaining a uay or iwo, However, ue wa per mitted to depart, w ith the payment ol the costs. While on a recent visit to Ripley, we men tioned Ihe circumstance to a friend residing there, who observed lhat he was well ac quainted with tlie old man and his associate; that he bad lost all his slaves, valued al 92, 500,. hu I one old woman, "and had spent about $1,000 in fruitless ntiempls to recover Ihem. On remarking to his old slave lhat all the oth ers bad left, she replied, "Yes, maasa, all the niggers, gone but you and me. , He now hires his work done; ariri tie told our friend nol long since, lhat he gels along about as w ell nn w hen be depended oh his slaves to do It. Mercer (Pa.) Luminary. Tlife Slaveholder. Trie greatest ahrj. most atrocious crimes are tlie otl'priii(r of slavery itself, and go unpunished. Your slaveholder is a cavalier; and is wont lo lalk a great deal about chivalry. Ills sob is a gentleman of leisure lie is brought up to' command ihe slave; who is boqnd to obey;.: lie quickly learns to iise the lash.. He lias' leisure to practice wilh the pistol. He team? to floufisl ihe bpw ie knife. Self-confident: he i (anils ready lor a row, a scrape; a rjiiet or what not. When working-men fight spil kill, it is manslaughter, and they are punish ed. . When duels qmong gentlemen end in death, they die oh the field of honor, aud the slayer reaps renown. Having pinked bis friend, he assumes consequence becomes arrogant rind cflVnsiye, apd is , often the scourge of lhat society w hich,' by its false opinion, has made ihe worst of crimes credit able. So far from slavery' being conducive lo good government, good moials, or nation al wealth and' prosperity, I hntd it to be Ihe' very bane of each and M.Louitiille zam? fjjr jn New Orleans, p gentleman namy Morns, juxt from Black River,' blow- hi' brains out,, having Inst all his money b gambling the night before: .