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THE ANTI-SMVEUY BUGLE. VOL. 6. PROCEEDINGS OF THE Women's Rights Convention. l'ursuant to 8 call previously issued, a Con tention to consider tlm Rights, Duties and Ho ist iom of Women, met t the Stone Church, Akron, Summit County, O., May 28, 1851, at 10 o'clock, A. M. On motion of limily Robinson, of Marlboro' the Convention win organised by appointing Mrs. M. A. W. Johnson, of N. Y. President fro tern, and Mrs. II. M. Little of McConncls villo, 8ec'yroim. On motion, committco of Mrs. Mary Corn er of M'Connclsvillc, Mrs. Martha J. Tildcn of Akron, Dr. K. O. Thomas of Marlboro', Jacob Kenton and Carolino Stanton of Sidcm, was ap . pointod to nomintto permanent officers for the Convention. Tlio call was thon read by tha rrosident. Tho nominating committco reported tho fol lowing officers : Prctilent Mrs. FRANCES D. OAGE, of M'Connclivillo. l ie. I'roiiktilt L. A. Mine of Cincinnati, Mrs. A. Aklky of Akron, Mrs. Sarah F. Swift of Akron, Mrs. C. C. Bcun of New York, Miss Wmia of Akron, Mrs. Mahy Cohnbu of M'Connclsvillc, Mrs. Seveuaxcb, of Cleve land, and Mrs. Mary Wihtinq of Canton. Sccrctarici Mrs. li. M. Tuacy of Columbus, Mr. M.Mui'i R, Roiiinsox of Marlboro', and ?Irs. Ballih 11. Oove of Salem. Jliuirn.it Cummillcc Mrs. Mnry A. W. John son, N. York, Mrs. E. R. Coc, Michigan, Rev. I). L. Webster, Ravenna, Mrs. Jane U. Bwiss hclm, Pittsburgh, To., Mr. Jacob Ilvaton, Sal cm, Mrs. F. M. linker, Akron, Mrs. E. 11. Town send, Akron, Dr. K. O. Thomas, Murlboro', Mr. L. A. Iliac, Cincinnati, Miss L. Murin Ciid (lings, Joficrson, Mrs. E. Robinson, Marlboro,' Mrs. Maiy Oiluort, Atwnlcr, Mrs. Betsey M. Cowlrf. Canton, Sir. Jumcs W. Walkor, Now Lyme, Mrs. Cordelia D. Smalloy, Randolph, M. A. Stuuton Akron, and Dr. A. Brooke, Oakland. The report was accepted and tho persons nam ed elected officers of the Convention. The President then addressed the convention in an able manner. Tho Business Comniittcc, through Mrs. E. R. Coo reported a letter from Mrs. K. J. II. Nieh uls nf tho Whulhiun County, Yt., Democrat, nbly setting forth, tho evil growing out of the unnatural relations of women to society. Tho Secretary read a very earnest letter from Mrs. L. J. l'ierson, relative to tho disabilities of Women and their feurful results to community. A communication from the Half Yearly Meet ing of Congregational Friends, held ncur Znncs llcld, Logan County, O., A;,rl 2!i 1351, WM also read by tho Spcretury, Mrs. Johnson reported and read a very ohlo I tier from Mrs. I..N. Fowler MD.of N. Y-.aftor which from tho Business Committee she rcpor ted tho following prcaniblo and resolutions which wcro received and laid upon tho tablo to bo brought up for discussion at the plcasuro of the Convention. In nfi much an it id undeniably Hclf-cviiluiit that woinnu has been created with the snmo intellectual mill moral endow incuts, mid mil ioet to the Kam necessities lid man, it is I'tiunllv self-evident tliiit slm id naturally pos sessed of u perlicr I'ipiulity with him ii lier li'V'il. political, pecuniary, educational, mid social riuhts thorofiiro Resolved, Tluit tho inequalities which manifestly exist in tho privileges ol" tlio Hex I'B, ns bestowed or allowed liy institutions or customs, dcuinustruto ill tlteir practice, criminal injustice mid gross tyranny on tho unit of man, nml reprehensible vuhmiss- iveness, In her unresisting toleration on tin part of woman. 2. Resolved, That sinco tlio unjtiHt li finclion between tho Hexed, which viliatu nil known civil unit ecclesiastical institutions, ihrotiL'li to largo u portion of legislative en jictmcnts mid social images, linvu received mi npparont consecration in thu opinions of a lurgo miijority nf inmikinil through their nn linuitv onil thu binding infltiL'iiro of custom, we can nlouo rely upon such means for their correction, ns sliull enlighten public senti ment, ntul iinprovii public morals, unit uince, iron) tho constitution ol things, we can jiopo only to achieve this gradually, though in a constantly accelerating ratio, wo there,- lore 8. Resolved, That ns the religious instruc tors of tho peoplo c.xuicisu n most potent iu (luenco in moulding public sentiment, we cull upon tliem, ns they would desire to pro mote n religion thut is pnra mid iiiidoiiled, to afford special instruction to community on these principles of natural justice end hu manity, with which, nlono, nil true religion Dcnorda: utul to point out tho violation them by those oppressions endured liy women. 4. Resolved, Thut ns the periodical press rt tins Uouutry pot'sesws uii equally niong . influence in giving form and touu to that Diililie Hcntiment in which originntea the vi tality of all our ecclesiastical, civil, edura tionnl institutions nml social usages, wo "risk of the conductors of tlio sainu, to not imly tolerate, hut to promote and urge ihroiiL'li their roliitiiiis, Iho investigatiou this initot iililMiiiMtit subject. ,r) Rc'Holved, That biuco the main hopo . Iienelicinl chiingu mid tilectual reform public evils depends upon the diiccliou giv pn to thu munis ol the young, wo urge tip (in nil school tctichrrti, nil parents, nml espe cially mothers, tho duty of training tlio initul of every child In, a full comprehen sion of thosu principle of natural jiislico which Kovern the w holii snhieet of human .T'ghta, consefjiienlly including Woman's Rights, mid to an urctiriita perception those departures from these in human institu. lions which of necessity oppress the female . rex priiunrity anil thereby ultimately injure uiiiii as deeply ns woman, (itli. Uusolved, That we earnestly urge tho iiiiinediulo iiioditicatinn or repeal of nil Constitutional provisions and legislative en lictinciitH which enjoin or tolerato a tlifUir Cltce iu tho privilegeH of tho individuul on liecount of tho ilitl'crence in aex. 7th. liesolved, Thut siuco wo find, In thn pociini.uy oppressions to which woman subject, the principal causes for any depart ure from feiiiiuiiiu purity which society left to deplore, wo call upon thn philanthrop ic moiijj mankind (o unite in their cllorts give to woman thu fa mo opportunities (or labor that man possesses nml tho Kami) re ward for its equal performance. fth. Resolved, 'i'hat wo rccngtiizo it tin n duly of tho men ciul w omen of Ohio, nml elsew here, to meet in Convention annually or ollener, to concert measures for tlio pro mulgation of liictie sentiment, nml the adop tion of corresponding action in tho various relations of lile. After tho reading of tho Resolutions Mr. Ilino read an artlclo from Charles Alcott, in re ference to the political rights of Women inves tigating the foundation of rights, and predica ting upon it an equal claim to tho clcctivo fran chise, but not to holding offieo. On motion, tho Convention adjourned to meet at two, F. M. AFTERNOON SESSION. Tho Convention met according to adjourn ment. Mrs. Fauces D. Gage, in the Chair. On motion, of Mrs. Swisshclm it was voted to auk any clergyman, or other person present, who felt so disposed to open tho exercises by prayer. Rev. Mr. IIowcls of I'ilUburg, respon ded to tho request of tho Convention, in an ap propriate prayer. The Hutchinson brothers wcro then introdu ced to tho audience, and by request sang in their inimitublo manner their song of " Cominy riyht along," Miss. Sarah Coatos, followed in an addross, at the conclusion of which, it was moved by Mr. Walker, that the Hutehinsons be requested to sing as often as tho spirit moved. Mrs. Swisshelra moved an amendment to tho effect that tho Convention moc them to sing moro frequently than tho spirit suggested, if that tail ed to stir them up often. Motion us amended carried. On motion, tho resolutions reported in the morning were read by tho Secretary, and as a w hole, taken up for ilhcutsion. Mrs. Swisshelm spnko in opposition to tho first resolution. Mr. Robinson replied in de fence, followed by Mr. llcaton and Joseph Dar ker from England. Mrs. Cos advocated tho re solution in a brief romnrk, and Mr. Robiiuon and Mr. Barker, roado somo further observa tions. Mr. Sterling inquired whether this was not designed to bo a Woman's Convention, and urged that gentlemen should bo silent. Mrs. Johnson, replied that it wrs a Women's Rights Convention j but tho call explicitly defined tho position that all who felt friendly to tho cause were invited without regard to sex, and were not considered as obtrusive in taking part in the deliberations. Mr. Darker continued his rcmaik:i. Mta. Swisshclm replied, and Mrs. Coc followed in a spirited defense of tho principles cxprcuscd by the resolution. The timo fur adjournment naving arrived, tho Ilutchinsons sung tho " Millennium," and tho Convention adjourned to meet in the evening at half past 7 o'clock. EVENING SESSION. Convened at half-past 7 o'clock, F. M. The 1'rcsident in tho chair. Tho resolutions were again brought up for discussion. Mr. IIowcls made some appropriate remurks upon tho natu ral characteristics of woman as compared with man morally und intellectually, and favored the principles laid down in tho prciunblc and llr.it resolution. Mr. Walkeii followed earnestly defending tho samo. Tho Ilutchinsons were called upon and sang another of their appropriate songs. Mrs. Cor then spoke upon tho resolutions, particularly tho legal disabilities of women. Mrs. Swisshclm followed with somo remarks upon the same subject. On motion of Mrs. Tuacy, tho resolutions beforo tho Convention wcro laid upon tho table to be taken up at the convenience of tho Con vcntion, und Mrs. Swisshclm was requested to read a scries of resolutions which sho had pre. pared in her individual capacity. After some remarks by Dr. Rrooko tho motion was carried. Mrs. Swissuelu then lead her resolutions and in ado somo remarks in connection with them, when tho Convention voted to rocoivo them and lay them on tho tablo to bo called up at some future timo. Tho Ilutchinsons sung their song of Ohio, request, aftor which the convention adjourned to mcot at niuo o'clock to morrow morning. MORNING SESSION. nf of of ol of is in to Tho Convention met at nino o'clock. The rrcMUcnt in tne cliuir. Iho exercises were opened with prayer by tho Rov. Geo. Schlosscr, Tho minutes woro read and accepted. Mrs, Johnson reported and read a letter from Mrs, l'auliua Davis of Rhode Inland. Tho reports of tho standing committco ap pointed at Sulcm, April 10, 18 JO, wore thencul led for and Mrs. Emily Robinson reported upon tho subject of Fcmalo Education. Mrs. mudo somo remarks, followed by Mrs. Trucy somo additional explanations and statements, Report received. On motion of Mrs. Swisshelm, tho resolu tions were referred back to tho business commit tco for reconsideration. Remarks upon tho subject of tho education and condition of women wcro mado by Coe, Sojourner Truth and Rev. Geo. Schlosscr and Miss C'outcs, On motion, a Committee of Fiuanco wus pointed to provido for defraying the expenses publishing tho minutes, &c., consisting of Jacob llcuton, Dr. A. lirooko and Mr. Bailor. Miss L. Mariu Giddings then reported upon tho subject of Common Jjiw, Some explanatory and supplementary remarks wcro niado by Mrs. Tracy, Mr. Barker, Clarke, Mrs. Coc, Mrs. Swisshclm, M. R. Rob inson and Mr. Reuse. The Report was accepted. Tho Sccrctury then read a very ablo poem from the pea of Geo. W. Putnam. Tho Ilutchinsons wero called upon und res ponded in an appropriate song, after somo from Jesso expressing hid earnest sympa thy in the cause. at 2 Tho Convention adjourned to meet o'clock, 1. M. AFTERNOON SESSION. Tho Convention was called to order by tho President Mrs. llurr took tho chair and Mrs. j begged lcavo to olfer an amendment to 1 tho minutes as reported for the preceding ovo- ning, which was accepted. ,'.: rr, k ',1 lin.nto wns nnnoint- Oil JHUHUiip cd to act on tho Committee of Finance in plaeo of Dr. A. llrooke, who was called to lcavo tho Dy Convention before its adjournment. Mrs. Johnson from tho Business Committco reported and read a communication from Mrs, Henry B. Stanton, Seneca Falls, N. Y. Tho Committco also reported that lottcrs wcro recoived from tho following individuals : Gerrit Smith, Lucy Stono, Samuel Ryly, Mrs. J. Marline, Susan Ormshy, Sarah Kclloguc, Joseph Treat, Mrs. Bloomer, O. S. Fowler, Elsy M. Young and II. C. Wright. The time of the Convention being so far spont it was moved that they be refcrcd to a commit tco to preparo and publish tho proceedings of tho Convention. Tho motion was adopted, Tho Business Committco reported bock tho original resolutions with the following addition al ones. Resolved, Thnt seven persons, w itli pow er to nihl to their number, be appointed as n Standing Committee, whose dul'u.'S shall be, to take chnrgc of all matters pertaining to the interest of this cause, during tho interval of tho Convention, und muko arrangements fur the next meeting. Resolved, Thnt this Convention deem it of imminent importance, to collect all facts re lating to Woman mid her position, mid for this purpose uuthorizn tho Standing Com mittee to delect mutable persona to report upon the number of attendants upon select Schools und Colleges;, their adequacy and amount of ftinilj, common schools mid gen eral education, industrial nvocntioii.i nml compensations, civil und political functions, social relations, common law, and statutory law, und report nt our next Convention. Resolved, Thnt wo recommend the for mation of District Societies throughout the Htnto lor discussion nml notion, in refereneo to the rights, duties, responsibilities mid rela tions of the seves. Resolved, That wo will not withhold tlio menus of honest livelihood from those fe males !who linvo lost their reputation for chastity. Resolved, That n Committee, consisting of Hallio It. tiove, Mnrius It. Robinson mid Caroline Stanton, lie appointed to prepare mid furnish lor publication tho pruceediiiH oflhiw Convention. Resolved, That the Standing Committco consist of I'.inily Koliinsiili of .Mnrboru', Cor delia I ..Smalley oritandolpli,. Martha J. Tildcn of Akron, K. (J. Thomas, M. I), of Marlboro', Sarah N. M'Millan of Salem, Lydia Irish of rsew Lisbon, Ketsey HI. Lowlesol Ontitou. Mrs. Swisshclm moved that the preamble mid resolutions lie tuken up anil considered separately. Thn motion prevailed. Sw issliehn expressed somo opposition sentiments, mid also to tlio form h'ioii. Aflcr some discussion, in which Mrs. Coc iu ap of re marks (Suit, Mr. (lentun mid Mr. Darker took part, Mr. Marker proposed to amend by substitu ting the words as high in the place of the same in tho first proposition, mid tlio word simitar for (Vic same in the second, After fur ther discussion tho amendment prevailed, mid the preamble as amended was adopted. The fust rcsolutiui) was then moved und iiduptcd, Mrs. Corner moved to reconsider. The motion prevailed. After discussion iu which Mrs. Hwisshcliii, Mrs. Comer, Mr. Pease, nud Mr. liaiker took p ut. Mr. Marker moved to amend by striking out thu words criminal und gross. After discussion the mo tion prevailed nnd tho resolution ns amended wus adopted. The second resolution wus moved and udopted. The third resolution was moved and dis cussed. Mr. Walker proposini: to uinend bv inserting beforo the words to tijford to prepare themselves. Somo remarks wcro niadu by Mrs. lluuibletoti and others, Rev. Mr. Sclilusser thought tho amendment might he ohjuctiouiiblo as implying a want of intelli gence on the part ol the clergy and he thought would bo injurious in its tendency, Mr. V ulkcr explained thut such wus not tlio intention, but ns it was a subject hitherto but little considered ho deemed it no disre spect to cull particular investigation to its merits. Mr. Webster made sumo verv on- propriate mid conciliatory remarks und the umendnieiit wus finally curried. Tho resolu tion us amended wus then read and adopted Mr. 1 1 mo took the Chair. Tlio remaining resolutions were rcuil and adopted without discussion. An ublu report on Lubor anil its compeir sulion wus then reud by Miss lSelsey M Cowh s of Canton mid adopted. Mr. Robinson culled upon Mrs. Trncy muko bomu stutcments in regard to tho compensation of women holding stations our public institutions &c. Mrs. Coo pre senteil tlio tollowing resolution. n 1 i mm -ii ikesoivuii, jiiui ail uvocillliilis ami pur suits which iu 'their niituro are honorublo mid conducive to tho happiness und wclliiro of man, should ho ojieu to woman, if capacity qualify her lor thoir various duties, und her uttructiuns impel her to cuter them, provided thut pursuit or avocation is in calculated to udvunco tho true interests of the human rucc, Tho resolution wus moved and adopted. Siiiuuel Rrooke presented tho following reso lution which was moved und adopted. Resolved, That the Standing Committco appoint some individuul to inquire, whether tho monopoly of capital, or in other words, tho control of tlio uioausof living, is not primary eausu of the wrongs woman suffers in regard to compensation lor labor. Mr. (lino ofl'orcd tlio following resolution, which wus also adopted. led. itioti to ll. , of exprcs- Resolved, lliat labor is n physical tiiorui necessity, miming upon an ol w;xes, a duty whoso tlischnigo should he plcnsunililo inntenrl of painful, and bring nil tho comlbrl of life instead of privation unil wretchedness) and oh many femnlen, cpo- n in II V (lin Mmtttilriiiionsi vol ir ..,. ......... . i y,resM!l nl)l i(-0 ,,.gtroy jg (lH)r fl,r tlie sup Govo port of themselves mill their dependant!", might improvo their condition of life liy Ln,.,or 1'ortiicmlii.in, in which end. 'eeeivo wlnitevcr her proiluetimis ,.,,T,I ntlltlinli.l il. tl.n t.n could command in tho markets of tho world, wo would particularly invito their attention to this subject, and solicit, on their behalf, the sympathy, encouragement, and pntroii ago of tlio public. Tlio Ifiisincss Comtnittco having noth ing further to report, it was voted that tho thanks of this Convention bo re turned to tlio officers for tlio acceptable manner in which they have discharged their duties on this occasion. On motion of Mm. Tracy it was Resolved, That the sincere thanks of this Convention ha tendered to tho citizens of Akron lor their hospitality in rcceivimr the delegates into their families mid providing so hiiiuiy lor ineir entertainment, also lor lur nialiing them so commodious a house for meeting, and for so kindly and respectfully nuciiuiiig upon ineir uciin'jriitions. A vote of earnest thanks wus also tendered to the Hutehinsons for their kindness in adding to the pleasure and interest of the Convention. I ho Convention then called for L. A. I line, who addressed tho audience in n few most linppy mid appropriate remarks. Mm. Coo was culled for and elicited much np- plauso by lier cloquenco and earnestness, Mis. Swissheliii ,vns then invited forward nml tlio audience was entertained for n short time by her peculiarly characteristic vit& hu mor. Mrs. llurr was culled lor mid responded in lier winuiiigly graceful mid happy tiinti ner. Miss (lolly was called but declined. Mrs. Trucy by invitation, niado n few re marks tit tho close of which Mrs. Johnson was culled but declined. Mrs. Clarke then can io lor ward nt the earnest cull of many, mid liitule soma min ing remarks upon the present mid past condition of woman, mid of the glorious hopes which the present move liient inspired for the future. The minutes of tlio Convention were read nml approved. On motion it was voted to adjourn sine tlii. New England A. S. Convention. Tho New Kuglmiil Anli-Sl.ivery (,'oiiveti tion met at l!i Istou I i.ill, on thu t-'tli tilt. Ilii.MiM) tji incy, Ksq., of Detlliniu, was cho sen ('resident, Rodney French, of New lied liird ; Francis Jackson of Host on ; Samuel J. May, of Syracuse, N. Y; David H. Ornudiii, of Cortland, Me., were elected V. ('residents. to in her it self the (Juiney on tukeing tho Chair thanked the Convention lor (ho honor conferred upon JIi4tfB",ll,-'J,",,,l'1Jo"i0,,t George Doughty, of o.k; George l'ul....m, of I.yn.i wero appointed Secretaries. I wo committees fof lllKlm.s8 ,! f,mice were raised. Mr. nun 111 eiecuug nun io presiiiu over its ilelili- I'liiuoii. no sam ii wiu n siliL'iuar tact Hint tho Oht Anti-Shivery Organization, idler succeeding in opening all the Hulls in tho it V mid hud taken possession of the Halls of Congress, hud returned to the crudlo nf its liilalicj, in iioylston Hall. Samuel 'j . wm,iiii,,i.u in I,III1'II1CI1I1, IC1MPII- ...I ..tui..i..titi. iia . I. :.. : i... .... .-j... ,io ti, ill ii i,i:iii nig mi; places for the session of the Convention. Wendell riiilnpH, Iioiii the Miisihiicss Com- Inittee, reported u scries of cloven Resolutions. J ho lust resolution, relating to the action of City Government, w as now taken mi lor dis cussion, mid wero supported by Win. Lloyd Garrison, Marker I'illsbury of Concord, N. II. Stephen S. Foster, of Worcester, James. N. llullim ol Lynn, and Wendell Phillips ofthis city. Mr. I'illsbury considered the refusal of l'uueuil Mali to the nholilioiusts u great thing in their favor. Ho was readv. therefore, to give tho Hoard of Mayor nnd Aldermen a vote of thanks tor denying the uso of tho hall. Mr. rillslmry, ns usual, was very sarcastic, in his speech, mid wus attentively listened to. Mr. roster sunt lie lielieveil the churches were the true authors of the opposition to the ami-slavery movement. Ilo would no knowledge that he hud heretofore given the clergy thu credit of having moro iiilhienco tliiin tlicy realy possessed. Instead ol being leader mid instructors ol (he people lit: found them the tools of the church-going merchants! He thought tho city wus corrupt, and that the Convention should move to the country. Ilo represented tho city in no very pleasant iigui. air. v.arrisou came to tlio rescue ol tlio city. Ho did not belevo it tho worst place iu the world, though hud enough in all eon science. Ho hud great hopo of Boston. Tho uulhorites will yet he compelled to open Faueiiil Hall, lie handled tho Mnvor mid Aldermen without gloves, lor theiroppositon to Liborty in enforcing tho Fugilivo Slave l.aw in tlio enso ol suns. He cousulerd it compliment to Boston, that after ull the brag ging in Iho city newspapers Sims was taken out of Moston in broad day light, tho sneak iug kidnappers shrunk from even Iho pule light of tlio moon, mid stole their victim from our shores during the darkest moment of the night. This fact was to tho speaker evidence of cowardice of tho lenders of tho men steal ing operation, and a father evidence that they hud little confidence iu the peoplo. Mr. 1'hillips dillercd with his friends Fos ter und Gainson. ilo believe thut nil fust tiumcd gentlemen said ubout the city was true, hut lio differed with Mr. Garrison in regard to tho cause. Ho disagreed with Mr. Garrison in believing thut thu peoplo Moston would have Prevented Sims from doing tuken away iu thu day timo. Hu thought it was no use to disguise tho fact thnt u fugi tive can he tuken from Boston whenever authorities seo fit, or from any other ot tho State Now Bedford or Worcester A voico No! never?! Mr. l'hillius iicrctl to his opinion. Hu said tho country nun laiKcu wuai it would no should n occur, hut when its services wero wmilet they wcro not to bo bail. Ho condemned tho action ot thu Into Semite of Massachii setts in rclusing to pass Miickincliam's mid considered it a reeord,aguinst tho country towns of Massachusetts, in liivor of slavery. Mr. 1'hillips spoko nt somo loinrlli iiiion resolution and made, u. usual, an eloquent May Jr i rciioii- und close. On motion, the Convention adjourned uoiu until two o clocK r. ai.Lominvnwcalth v5l)c SVntt-Slaucru 8uglc. WHKM OOP COMMANDS TO TARS TUB TlU'MTtT ami ni.ow a uot.onot's on a jaiuuno klast, it lies kot in man's will what ns shall say on WHAT HI SHALL OONCKAL. Milton, HAL EM, OHIO, JVXE 7, 1851. ExEcuTiva Committkh meets JulyCth. NOTICE. All letters and Commitnicntions for The (Ingle, should hereafter ho addressed to M. R. Robinson Salem, Columbiana Co., O. The Akron Convention. This very important meeting lias passed fully realizing the expectations of its warm est friends. We had almost said their w ish cs. Rut this cotiKimmlion is not the work of a day. We know not when wo have at tended n Convention marked by deeper in terest. Different portions of the, State wore well represented, somo from other States, gavo interest by their presence Tho tiunier ous letters, gavo indication of hopeful inter est and vigorous eflort generally aroused. Tho business of the Convention was prin cipally conducted by the women, as will bo seen by a refereneo to the list of olliccrs. The manner in which they acquitted them ucIvch, must, wo think havo convinced the most sceptical not of the propriety or right fulness merely, of tho participation of both sexes in deliberative bodies; but of its very great advantages iu facilitating business mid sustaining interest mid decorum. It will bo conceded by nil the vast assembly who wit liessLit the proceediiifrs, that in whatever ca pacity tho women appeared, they demon strated tho rightfulness of their claim to nil they demand, i. e. if enpneitj lo exercise and enjoy those rights, he admitted as such de monstration, for wherever they appeared, whether as presiding olliccrs, at the sccrctn- rys' desk, in tho committed room, in the ably written reports, in the varied correspondence, or in iho extemporaneous speeches they sullered nothing in comparison with tl men who participated in tho proceedings. Indeed tho women may themselves say this, without subjecting themselves to censure from miy new edition of the charge ufviini ty. Truth requires us to say more that they e.vceelled. The exhibition of talent there mudo wus not only of high order hut of va ried character. The presence of tho Ilutclc iiisons was mi attractive feature of tho oc casion. Thanks to those noble hearted song sters of truth. How much oro thev (loins tlio race. 1 ho sluvo wronged owe them n they w ill gladly pny. On 1 '''is occasion they met with hearty responses to their kinillv si nmaihies. ns lhev eimbe . to Immunize ond bless WOMlnn nml , 10 , , , , . , I iUM gratitude the r..,.., ;.. .,,,; i ! ' I n the of the part ud case tho thilliug sounds, from thut true source of song, warm, generous, loving hearts. Blessings on them, that thev have consecrated their songs to truth mid human lv U',.,,l.l it ,.i.i i 1. I ....u j....H mum ; '1L'1"' ,'lul"- Would that the despairing slave could be cheered by their liopclul miles of tho " Good time coining." It would itself be tho fulfillment of tho wish, and prove thu good timo not to come, hut hero. Uiio leuturo ot tlio meeting, wo purlieu hil ly admired. It wus u meeting of thu pen pie. No mighty sun eclipsed all lesser lights. Hut there wero many glorious stars lieauiing with the hiighlcsttif ull lustre, truth und love. The speeches wero numerous, brief, earnest mid to the point; some of them sparkling with imagination, mid glowing with eloquence. Wo wish wo could print them with the power with which they were uttered. Wo shall in fuluro numbers fur nish somo extracts from them, us well from the letters mid reports. Wo can only add, thut to us the character of the Conven tion was uu earnest thut that iL'iioranee. which hns so long covered tho world in re gard to the rights, duties and relation of the sexes, will soon bo dissipated und in conse quence, we shall have happier families wiser communities and a moro just and righteous government. Wo must add thut the citizens of Akron hy their urbanity and generous hos pitality, have secured for themselves n lust ing place in tho hearts of the Humorous vis itors present on the occasion. Female F.ioo,LE:vcE.-Altcr listening to eloquence of tho women who addressed Convention at Akron ; und to tho admirable address of Mrs. Trncy in Salem, wo compelled to exclaim, what hns tho world not lost hy tlio exclusion of woman from this point of influence? To say nothing those inorul gems sho will bring forth from the rich treasures of her purer heart; what huve wo not lost on tho score of chaste, beautiful, curliest and eirectivo eloquence Wo tnoy henceforth expect a new era in history of tho forum. Wuniau has steped upon it with all Iho controlling influence puculinr to her character. Seizing as will those great principles of truth which now moulding society, tho most grand moving themes of eloquence, wo reasonably hope to surpass all that has given to Greece or Romo its immortality. Wo combine tho refined mid Ii no w ith tho power r .i , .. . . . uu nun ciieetivo. wu snail cullivuto speaker und listener, a pure tusto anil morality. Wa should like to pursiio thought hut have only room to suggest it. Fuucuil Hull huu been refused, to two hun died petitioners, to listen to an address liov. Henry ward Uccchcr, Our Receipts and Expenditures. Wo intend hereafter to publish weekly the amount of our receipts, on pledges and dona tions and for subscriptions to tho Muglc Thut those Interested iu the support of tho paper tuny at any time know what nro our means for meeting tho demands agaist us. Tho expenses of printing tho paper are not less than thirty tinea dollars per week. With prompt payment llicro aro now a sufficient nunilicr of subscribers at tho present rote of expenditure to make the paper a self sustain ing paper will those iu arrears please com pare tho receipts w ith the expenditures, and judge of the necessities of tho Committee. The ('ledges mid donations ought not to ho touched (or tho paper, but ought logo fof the support of lectures ; and it might lie so if what is due upon the lhigle wero prompt ly paid. Will not tho uholitionists at onco set to work in their respective vicinities nnd en large its subscription list. It should ho dutio wo think il con ho done. Tho receipts for Tho Ilugle aro unavoida bly omittod this week for want of room. NOTICES. M. II. Robinson will lecture ut Willinms- port on Sunday the fcUli, inst., at 2 o'clock C. M. J. W. Walker will delivern discourcciu Sa lem on Sunday the, 15th inst., at the Town Hall nt :i o'clock l M. J. W. Walker will also attend a meeting at Cherry Valley on Sunday tho 2Jd inst. To commence ut 10 o'clock A. M. Mrs. H. M. Tracy. 1 us On Tuesday evening lust, we had tho plea sure of listening to mi address from Mrs. II. M. Tracy, on tho subject of Western Litera ture. Mrs. T. is connected ns assistutit Ldi- lor, with tlio Western Literary Mngnzine, of Columbus. Ilcrchusto and beautiful uddress was rich iu thought, mid indicated u purpose above thut of iho ordinary literary cuterers to the public taste. It is her purposo to cul tivate tho beautiful mid imaginative to stivo thu history of the past, und make alt subser vient to iho happiness mid inqiiovcineni of the present. All classes need the genial, re fining influence of a pure mid elevating liuv nturc. In the hands of one, who like Mrs. Tracy, understands tho present relations of society mid earnestly seeks its improvement ) il cannot fail to Is) mi efficient mean of re form; reaching as it docs, many minds closed to ull access from other source. Our child rcti and youth demand, mid will huvo some thing of the sort. Let uu meet thu demand with u literature worthy of this tialivo want, and not w ith that Hood of trash which is now overwhelming us. Wo will relet to thcMn guziuo when we shall huvo opportunity for its examination. Of tho principal F.ilitorwo huvo no knowledge, except from Iho indica tion of good taste mid judgment he has mudo in the selection of nil assistant. the tho are of ? tho she uro and may shall . in high this hy We huvo received a copy of Tho RicLa ices or u Tulo of Life in Louisiana. Trans lated by Mrs. Raker, l'tihlished hy Mr. Z. Maker Akron Ohio. Wo have not hud timo to read tho hook an d it is now gone from our hands. Upon its reception how ever we handed it over to our nino ioikh, who wo observed devoured it greedily und utliriiied ihut it wus "exceed ingly interesting, first rate." A heller com meudutioii perhaps thun uuy other wo could give. Hydropathic F.iicyc.lope din, by (. T. Trull, M. D. Fowler und Wells N. Y. Tho first No. of this beautifully printed woik has just come to hand : Tho wholo to he completed iu eight parts, contuiniug a system of Hydropathy and Jlygeno, design ed us u guide to Families and students, and a Text Rook for riiysiciuns. Tho present No. contains a brief but comprehensive his tory of Mediciuo and Ituthitig, evidently the result of considerable research uud the out lines of Anatomy, illustrated with plates. From tho character of the present No. wo doubt not it will be occeptublo uud useful to the multitude of families disposed to adopt the Hydropathic Treatment. To Correspondents. It would give us great ptnnsiiro to publish tho communica tion ot R., but that tha proceedings and do cuments of tho Convention will occupy, for two or three weeks ull tho space wo can pos-i sulily devoto to this subject. N'uouii is informed that ull fucts, especially such as refer to individuals, must ho accents pmiied hy a responsible imiiio ut leust fop tho F.ditors benefit. DIED, of Bilious fever, on tho 2Sth utt., ad hi residence in Now Lyme, Ashtabula Co., William R. Dlmi.no, in tho 61th year of his. age. Tho deceased was originally from Berlin, llartfoidCo., Connecticut, but for many yours, had been a resident of Ohio. Cuba and Umveiisai. Liberty. At n, meeting lately held at thu Cuban Home, New Orleans, w hereat CJen. (irunt of Miss., Col. Jildsoii mid ('apt. Hernandez ollicintod as President and Vico-IVesident, the following wus udopted: J!o it llcsnliMiii, Wo aro friends toUnivcrsal Lib erty foes to Tyruuny,and therefore aro determin ed to exhibit our sympathy for Cuba and tho wronged Cubans. Wo must sny, this is ruthor indefinite. Which wronged Cubans ore meant tha black or white ones? And do tho invaders propose to liberate, them all together? Tri-wwie.