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SALEM, OHIO, OCTOBER 10, 1852. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE meets November 7th. Horace Greely. This) dibtincviiahed " Manufacturer of NewdjxiiwM,'' ni ho termed himself, spent the Imrt Saturday evening, in nn ollomiit to manufacture whig nut of our Pnlem nol'iiie- Una. What hi success mny Imva been wc cannot any, though we- should linrdly think It to have been very considerable. For iimt bout that near election, nil tliu political tint t U found to have " eel," which in hnrd to take out. Nevertheless Mr. Grrrely lulxir td enrneatly a though he hoed Tor sue cets. Hi topic wni the tnrifF, which of courae win well presented. It could not have been otherwise, with hi ability and Intimate acquaintance with tho fuel, con nected therewith. Mr. Greeley' description of the Ameriraii people at a " compromising nation," who would nlwnyi prefer to pet a thing hy halve, rather than nil tit once," was quite rhnr.ictcr iitio of Ida )ecch, no fur n the question of freedom wa concerned, except thnt he man ifeeted a ditqKisition to he a ilisficil with a much smaller fraction of the nrticle. At leant vory niii'.h Icis than tho half of his peech wn devoted thereto, nnd ai it seem ed to ua, with very much lea than half the pirit of a freeman. Ilia unworthy fling at Mr. Guiding, which wna received hy tho rtro-alnvery port of hia audience ith vorif feroua joy, proved him more a partisan, than freeman whom the truth hail made free. He waa fur practical is.-iucs. Thought it beat to submit to the south In the mutter of fugitive aluve catching, and loine other par- ticulara which he enumerated, nail wna only thua that whig aurces could Iw purchased. ..... , , ' , Like hi prcdeeconi upon tho atutnp, l.o aewireu ua mat uenerai ecott election prevent slavery extension, lie also Imitated them in refraining from any pre. Mutation of evidence, confirmatory of Una ' nr - I nuguinr opinion. vo comcss ourseivee disappointed in Ibis part of Mr. Greeley's . ueccli. And yet it wna our own fault that ' ... , . , w. were. Why should we have expected that the man who acta out with ao laid a proposition, ua that Scott will Ihvur freedom, ! ehouhl have any considerable (me for facta. I ( , , . i i r I W. were so unreasonable .. to look for Ihem from Mr. Greeley. We crave hia pnr- for the ofTence. He did indeed make aome show of presenting facts, but they were . unimportant to the Umig, or hypothetical one. I acts, that troutf aue hten fact,, had Ihey only occurred, i. o. if Henry Chiy had ( been elected in 18JI-or Gonernl Taylor . had not been removed by vi.i.n.ion of P.ov- hletice. While the facie that ore fuels, I which mako up the important history y of, whig rule, eepcriully fur the last three years, were not mentioned. Another palpablo omision was that he did not refer to the promised and prophesied fuels of the lVultt- snore platform. Indeed, he failed to expec- tormte upon that remarkable document, perrormBnco oi courae, which every tiody spaced and an omission ipiito unpardona ble in an anti-alovery community. It waa pitiable indeed to see Mr. Greeley, with hia intimate acquaintance with our true national ositioii, luhuring fur a resurrection of the dead and buried isxues between whig gery and Democracy while neglecting and depreciating tho living, present one,betwocn freedom and alavcry. I i i Henry Ward Beecher and the N. Y. Observer. Tho last Ho. of tho Independent contains a communication of unsurpassed ability by Henry Ward Bcccher, in vindication of himself and Irs. ITarriet Bcccher Stowe, from recent char ges of the New York Observer, and the Phila delphia Christian Observer. Tha article we al lude to, very conclusively proves a foul con spiracy on the part of the pious Observers above ' nsmed, snd the Itev. Joel Parker, D. D., to de stroy the reputation and influence of Undo ' Tom's Cabin, and with it, that of its author and ' her hernia and noblo hearted brother, Henry Ward Bcccher. They were indeed in desperate ease, to have undertaken ao despcrato a work. The failure has been as signal as tho assault waa unprovoked, intuiting and malignant. Never before was poor mortal Jesuit so cuugl.t . in his own cruftincss, so hopelessly and help lessly enveloped in his own web of fulf-ehood. From our heart we pity Di. P. If he has any manhood left, how mitcrably must ho despiso . himself. And yet it is the only fitting denouo tucnt of the plot, to prostitute tho ojlic of a jirofetsedly christian tcncl.rr to tho sanctiuYa tion of American Slavery. Out of this mon nkkcd of ail intents, bus this cxpoturo grown. It certniuly cannot fail to rentier the pro-slsvery influenco ofthoKcr, Joel Pinker, somewhat Impotent in future. Tie facts of the esse are briefly thrset Mr. Parker' classic brevity, and di.tinctiioss, in ut tering pre-alavcry falsehood secured for him as the representative of hi class, tho distinction of quotation, wKh due credit, in Uncle Tom's ' Cabin. Tho astonishing popularity of that work esuts to have aroused in no Southern Igrce rything like the bitterness snd cool murderous lintf t even ge which it excited in this Doctor I Divinity. Mcnoe his insults to Mrs. Stowe .her hatband, father end brother his slan. i 4mus reports through the community and 1 her flnal publication in the Obscrer, which ' ysrhaps for some ressnns of Its own was ready M bseom aa eofMnjilira. YU, perseeutiens into contliet with Ins own statement reaped would lug the same thing, given in hia letter to gincU liy Ur, l'nrker, tin y do, nt length state n truth, hut when they state they were " npproved hy him with tho understanding that they wert) to he published, they state nu ,,,. U,,,n they, both, neglect to any a word ol Mia. Slowc'a curd, of tho origin of these letters in Dr. Parker' study ; of hia reipiest thnt they should bo written ; of his worm approval of thuin, they iimprtts the ,en diipB nRreed only to tnko these letter into advise don incut mid to make thutn the auhject of future consideration, they atnto nil untruth, and falsehoods were continued and multiplied after the publication of Mr. Stowe't moat hon orable retraction, which we gave to our renders soma weeks since. A ictrnction in which she magnanimously went much farther than we could have thought it our duty to have gone in relieving Dr. Parker from his difficulty. By the way it is certainly a most encouraging sign of the times, when men who like Dr. Parker, destitute of heart, conscience, and repentance, for sheer popularity's sake, will labor so hard snd lie so abundantly to recall their pro-slavery teachings. Thanks to the honest heart of hu manity, that in responding to tho noblo senti ments of Undo Tom's Cabin, compels Dr. Parker and his like, to rend their own infamy in their past subserviency. May tho warning of their history be heeded in time to come We extract a paragraph containing a sum' ming up of tho verdict, promising, that it exact ly embodies our conclusion, after listening to the testimony in tho ease. Hut after all, tho Doctor's first falsehood was his great and dam ning one. Thnt for tho sake of his popularity, contemplated the continued enslavement of threo millions of humsn beings while this last tissuo of falsehoods, is designed only to blast the reputation of two of their distinguished friends and advocates. Hnppy may Mrs. Stowe and her brother deem themselves in being thus slandered and outraged in company with, and for the sake of tho oppressed. In justice to Mr. Dceclicr we ought to say that his article is a calm and apparently candid and manly statement of facts reluctantly forced from him by a sense of justice and bearing no marks of vindicitivenoss or revenge, lit says in "conclusion :" When the .Veto York Obttrttr represents lr. Tinker ae ottering evidence to Airs, Stowe, in tho first instnnre, to satisfy her that she was in error, it is shown that it sta led nn untruth ; when it declare that Airs, S. "took no notice of his letter" it is proved to have slated nn untruth) when it any that die ilcigucil no reply to Ins second letter, it Hint). nn untruth ; when it declares thnt Mrs. Stoivo win iuilueed only by fear of n lihel ,0,cm.e 'P Xe.""'.' ' Wn,M ,nn "nlrum ' w lieu lr. Parker in Ins letter to the Observer i,,,;,,,,,,,., w)llie tUwKi ,ie lrw lilllgt. riot. Mof. v nen Joel rarker ana the .- vi. r..... ...... .1... ti. ....i.i:i....i , , , k . . . . ' . WltITnE Aaxl0, Vtms A.iti Stiv. gotETT ,,lcnse nuke ,eir ,,. , , , Coi,)mittee in ,imo for 10 w wonMy 10Ctilgg of10 Committee, w , lcuIrty aU futul, et!vedor , ,i. ,:... . . mm- . i. i, .. . t i villfiiliico TTinii iv niiuif vtcijr fiiuiiiii ric- cisely how they atand, that they may extend or curtail their operations according to the means which the abolitionists put into their bond. Co.fanE04TioAi Com viMTion.-This large body, composed of Delegates from New Engluud, Mew York end tho Western States, baa like other Ecclesiastical and political bodies, been aomcwhut disturbed by the great question of tho ago. After discuminn, they resolved to extend aid to slave holding churches in cases whera ministers preach the principles of Anti-Slavery. Lewis Tuppnn of fered a resolution denouncing the fugitive slave law, but the opposition it encountered induced him to withdruw it. A Woman's Hiuiits Cohvextiox waa to have been held on Thursday and Friday of this week at Richmond, Indiana. Elavebt in I.iueiua. Last week we copied from the Christian Press, a letter charging upon the Libcrian the act of slave holding and slave trading. The letter was written by Hcv. John Rankin of Itiplcy, O. A man whose nuino will always go far to give credit to any statement to which it is attached. Whether bo has been mblcd in this instanco wo do not know. The Colonizationi.ts deny tho truth of tho statement. Frcm the Tribune- we learn that Mr. Itobcrts, a brother of tho President of Liberia, said of it at a colonization meeting in New York, that 14 lie did not believe any 'IVeahyteriuu lady in I.ihei iu' hud ever written such letter, and moreover, if she had, tho nlutameute were untrue. No doubt many emigrants, Ii out iinprutleiice sis eating, and limn the chance of climate, exposed theiiisclve to danger, and some did die hist year from thnt rninto. Hut thera never wna a aluve in Li- heriu and never will he. These statements of the writer were unmitigated untruths." This is not tho first timo tho charge has been made ind denied what may be the truth wo cannot say. Hut thcro is certainly nothing in crodihlo in tho charge, if wo consider tho educa tion and previous habits of the colonists. The Pennsylvania Freeman says, "wo hope this de nial will attract the attention of Mr. Iiankin and that the matter at issuo will bo thoroughly investigated." In this we concur. Congregational Friends. Tho semi-annual mooting of Congregational Friends for Indinna, w ill meet at West Grove, Jay Co., Ia. on the first seventh day of eleventh mouth. Mouth or tub MtssissirFi. The Navy deportment hn appointed a board of Com missioner to examine the mouth of the Mi siasippi River, with view of opening a chaenul into the Gulf. Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society. The time has arrived for the Executive Com mittee of the Pennsylvania Anti.Slavcry Soci ety to summon its members and friends to its Fifteenth Annual Meeting. Notice is thereforo given that that meeting will be held in thj Horticultural Hall, in West Chester, on Mon day, Tuesday and Wednesday the 25th, Gth OTtV f v. i .. : ..... ins ivuiit uiuiiin, cimimcuviug at iu A. M. It can hardly be necessary for the Committee to present in formal array the reasons which, in their judgement, ought to securo a full meet- ing of the Society tho present year. Those reasons will naturally suggest themselves to every earnest friend of the cause. Experience has taught us that theso annual convocations, if not indiupcnsiblo to tho life of the Society, aro invaluablo for the opportunities they afford for a re-extmination of fundamental principles, for a survey of the past history and present condition of the cause, for a free Interchange of opinion as to tho best mode of carrying it for- w ard, and last, but not lcaat, for the facilities they present for the cultivation of those frntcr- nal sympathies which bind us to each other snd to the race, aud prompt us to labor aa in- dividual and as a Society for the dclivcranco thoso who are enslaved. Iho cloud which hung, over our pathwsy at tho timo of our last Annual Meeting, threaten Ing us with the traitor's doom as tho penalty for aiding tho bondman In his flight, has happi ly passed away : but tho Fugitive Slave Law, which our rulers thus vainly attempted to ir.oke tho instrument for reviving the odious doctrine of Counlructive Treason, is still in force, and tho two great political parties of tho country tell us that it is and shall be, in connec tion with the other measures of compromise passed by the Thirty-fir.t Congress, an irro pcalablo 'finality' a settlement, now and for ever, of tho wholo question of slavery as per taining to the Slates of this Union. And thoso parties have pledged themselves to each other and tho country, tho one to " resist all attempts at reviving, in Congress or out of it, the agitation of the slavery question, under whatever shape or color tho attempt may bo made." and tho other to discountennnca all efforts to continue or renew such agitiation, whenever, whenever, or however made." In such circumstances, when the leading pol iticians of tho country avow their purpoic, in behalf of slovery, to nullify tho Liberty of Speech and tho Press, it is fitting that wo should come together to consider our responsi bilities, and to decide w helhcr w o should cease to plead the cause of the oppressed, or lift up our voice moro earnestly than ever in their bo half. In tho din and turmoil of a Presidential oanvass, while tho political parties arc spending their money and taxing their energies to secure tho emoluments of office, it becomes us to show to tho world that in a cause appealing to all that is noblo and godlike in human nature, and which has in view tho deliverance of millions of our fellow-countrymen from chains and sla very, we aro not deficient in zeal nor wanting in the high resolve, the inflexible spirit, tho calm trust in God, which, in the face of every danger and in spita of cvory obstacle, presses on to victory. To friends of tho cause in other States wo extend a cordial invitation to meet with us and aid us by their counsel and co-operation. JAMES MOTT, President. J. M. McKIM, Cor. Sec. Letter from John F. Selby. MILLBROOK, Sept, 28th,1852. liuoTiir.R Mamus : Sinco parting with Par ker Pillsbury at tho Liucsvillo meeting, (which by tho way was a good one), I havo held meet ings at different places, some of which I will notice. One at Keelridge, four miles from Sharon nothing strar.go occurred, some Free Soil do fenco wss attempted, I think to but little effect. I had intended to go from this place to Clarksville, but no house could bo obtained to hold a meeting in, yet the l'ret Presbyterians have a mcctinghouso in that place. "A hint to the wiso." A most glorious affair took place here on the 22nd of this month. Tho people wero notified that Mr. Allison, M. C, would address them at that time. There was a largo audience in attendance. Mr. A. appeared, and was intro duced as the speaker. Some "bad tlloiei" moved that a song be sung the speaker furorcd tho motion, thinking of courso to hear a Hurrah (ong for Scott, when lo 1 tho pooplo most Italilji sung, " Let waiting throngs now lift their voices, As Freedom's glorious day draw a near." This, evidently, was a new move to the Whig Congressman. After this, Mr. A. adddrcsscd the meeting for two hours, or more, trying to make it appear that tho Whig party was less pro-slavery than tho Democratic party is. He, like Greeley, "expectorated" on tho platform. " The fugitive law is no part of the compro mise i " gave the imprcsessinn that Gen. Scott is not in favor of said law, iu. After Mr. A. took his scat, a motion was made that I should address the meeting, which being put, carried ten to one j I think not one in ten voted negatively. I took the platform, and proceeded cooly to rcviow the position of tho apeaker, and of the Whig party. Mr. A. was on the floor several times to explain; and Anally denied what had been tho leading idea of his lecture, vix-, that Scott ia not in favor of the Fugitive Slave Law. Aftor matters had gone on in this way for some time, a young vouU-b lawyer from Mercer, arose and moved an ajournmcnt, remarking that "the people had assembled to hear Mr. A., and not a coma outer abolitionist, " ic. told the peoplo that I was an Abby Kcllyite, fee I atatcd that the peoplo had called upon me to speak, and that if the people said so, I would desist, but I should not be taunted down by piiiy lawyer from . thst Whig meeting had not yet adjourned. . . . ... ..... . ur, A. thought that his time was lost at Mill o'clock, brook I and In this ho was on tho popular sido ; ' , ' was occupied with a kind of exhibition, I. c. a man grinding and making strango noises, kv To see this, and to pay their money for tho privilege suited many of the peoplo better than the gospel of Freedom, so our meeting was small. On Sunday the peoplo wero too full of their . kind of religion, to go to an anti-slavery meet of ing, and our meeting was atill small, though , Mercer. The meeting said go on, go on with rush I" An acting Justico of the Peace in this town, arose and atatcd that " Mr. Bclby is known here aa a comeoutcr, but we the peoplo hero aro willing to hear him, and if there arc any here, who do not wish to hear him, tho door is free, they can go out." But all waited until I had snid all that I wished to say and 0f the question. A word In reference to this lawyer. His nsmo is John Tbunkv ; he for- mcrly resided in Ohio, and until he, or some one equally simple, thought that ho could be mads into a lawyer, he profesaed to be a corns. outer. Foor creature 1 that's all I I had meeting last Saturday and Sunday at Orangeville. On Saturday evening, the Bap. tist meetinghouse, which is always closed against anti-slavery meetings, at that time interesting, I see by tho last Bugle, a list of appointmcu's for Mr. W. and myself, to which I shall not bo able to go consistently, for the reason that I understood from a member of the Ex. Com. that Muhor.ing Co. was tho field of operation, so I havo sent appointments there. I think this is for the nest j as Mr. W. and I will likely do more work in a short time separately, than if we wero together, and much needs to bo dono, and the time is short Tho above may be satisfactory to oil the friends w ho feel dianpniut ed. I Intend to commenco on next Saturday st Brookfbld, and to ho at Lowellvillo tho 9th and 11th. Yours in haste, J. F. SELBY. Friends Yearly Meeting—Michigan. ANN ARBOR, 7th Oct, 1852. Dkah Maiuus : We aro very unfurtunato in our visit to Michigan, on the account of the sickness of Charles Griding. Before tho closo of our first meeting at Adrinn, ho was attacked with iho Billinus Chill Fever, and went to the Lcnanco Water Cure for healing. There we left him in good hands, ond accompanied sever al of our friends who belong to " Yearly Meet ing," to Battlo Creek, to attend tho " Michigon Yearly Mcctirg of Friends." Wo held meet ings on tho way, at Prior Fuster'a School and Settlement for Colored People, at Jackson's Mills, and also at Friends Mcctinghouso at Hickory Grove. Tho Battlo Creek Meeting was numerically, small, but every other way it wo ono of the largest. It commenced on Saturday, tho 1st of October, and continued two days. On Friday evening, our excellent friend, Jacob Walton, carried Mrs Grilling and her sister, Miss White of Connecticut, and myself, to tho neighbor hood of Hiram Cornwall's Soloct English School, five miles from Battlo Creek, vhcro we had a most interesting m ?cthig as well as de lightful visit with the family of Reynolds Corn well, father of tho Preceptor of the School. The instruction at the Instituto is intended to be in the spirit of tho times tree from all sec tarian Or party bias, and iu harmony with tho progressive genius which marks tho age. Our meeting there was well attended, and the remarks mado w ere seconded by tho teach er and enforced upon tho young peoplo under hia cbargo with peculiar earnestness. Mrs. Griding nnd her sitcr added much to tho inter est of tho evening, by their flue singing, which in a neighborhood so entirely Quaker, was as novel a it was pleasing to the audience. The " Yearly Meeting" exercises conimcnc cd on Saturday. Mrs. Griffin and myself were invited to attend all tho sessions, and take any part we saw fit. Indeed, it seemed to me our speaking had tho preference, and that with ul most all, our most radical doctrines were liked the best. Before night, the meeting outgrew its former name, and at the reading of the cap ital address of "Ohio Yearly Meeting," recently held in Salem, (penned, I believe by Oliver Johnson), it was adopted with great unity, name and all. So that now, it has matured up into tho "Miciiioan Yeaiilt Mhcti.no of Ptto ouessivi Put ends," by which designation it is hereafter to bo addressed and know n, Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings, wo held anti-slavery meetings proper, and they were continued to very Into hours, with good attendance, Most of tho Yearly Meeting came, and seemed in full agreement with us, Indeed their own moctings were moro like Anti-Sluvc-ry, Temperance, and Pcaco Conventions, than anything clso, aud it was distinctly avowed that tho organization should bo continued only for such purposes. Nor did I hear tho least dis sent from thnt position. No other organization can or should stand. At tho last meeting for business, the subject of tho Anti-Slavery Bugle, was at my request, introduced, and received due attontion. ltich ard B. Glazier of Ann Arbor, (at whoso house I am now writing), Henry Willis, Thomas Chandler, brother of the authoress, Eliza II. Chandler, Isaac C. Mott and others, spoke earn estly in favor af its circulation, the result was the list of subscriber already aent, with tho two added whose names I send you to day. On the whole, our visit to Battle Creek was most truly pleasant and gratifying) and we think not without much profit to the cause, We woro welcomed and cntcrUiuod, as wore many others at the pleasant and hospitable home of our wor thy friend, Joseph Moritt and his fumily, whose kindness and attention wo shall not soon for get. Other house were also opened with tho genuine Western cordiality, and none who came up to the meeting will ever regret the time or J the labor. I ought to add that almost all tho Abolition ists in Michigan aro voters, and seem delighted with John P. Hale, t ho is now making a tour in the Stnto. Ho is listened to with great eagerness by crowds of the people. Many of them hate Slavery and the Fugitivo Slave Law so cordially, and aro so gloriously hated by Hunkerism in Church and St.vte, and with all, take such pains to give us a hearing, that wo almost regret thst there is any difference bo tweon us. Still we endeavor to bo truo to our own.principles, and always show " tho more excellent way." It seems worse to find whig or democrat here, than with us in New England. Thcro is no us for them w hatever. They seem a sort of fungus, wholy unwanted. Michigan is a glorious State, It has no need of conservatism at all. It has abolished llanjinj to begin w ith except that there is a proviso for Hunkerism, which is yet to be hung. Tho work of the ex ecutioner is already w ell on tho w ay. General Cnss, a huge Iceberg of aroiriliipoite, as well as moral inhumanity, pro-slavery and political profligacy, has floated already too near the tropics for his ow n safety, and is fast disolving in the current of tho salt river, up which his Southern masters rowed him and Daniel Web ster, last June. 1 saw a Cuss Editor a few days agn, in his sanctum, and such an E litor ns he was I Let him hen aro of Ilarnuin, if ho would escape being stuffed and shelved w ith nligatnrs and an oeondus, in the Museum. I never felt such pi ty for my neighbor and friend, Franklin Pierce, before. I think ho would far rather never be president, than to be supported by such auxili aries as he. Such utter ignorance and s'olidity, on Iho greater question of Slavery, I never be fore saw in a public man. It even outran bis depravity, and that was almost as near Total as John Calvin could havo a-ked, to prove the doctrine. The n unc of Frank l'icrco should not bo taken in vain hy such polluted lips. It seems to me this State, with a very little moral culture, niijht heconio one nf the gar dens of tho world. Neither politics nor priest craft as yet, havo poisoned it to death, like some of the older States. Tho population is much more American, thnn most of tho West ern country, and education and virtue aro be ginning to bo encouraged and inculcated. Pardon so long a letter, and believe mo ever Most truly yours, PARKER PILLSBURY. Letter from Cincinnati. Mr. Hate in Cincinnati—Reception of General Scott—The Bible Question in our Public Schools—Horticultural Fair—Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends. CINCINNATI, October 7,1852. To tht tilitor of tho Dityit: The Hon. Jclin P. Halo mado a flying visit to this place and gave us two addresses on Satur day the 20th of last mouth. That iu tho even ing, in tho large Hall of tho Mechanic's Insti tute, was listened to by a crowded audience composed of men of nil parties, and was received with great satisfaction and applause. I have heard Whigs who were present sjienk of it with admiration, as a fine specimen of fair manly political discussion, fiee from low j traoiiuliiies, snd dealing with great prim iplcs, worthy the consideration nf intelligent men. It was indeed in Due contrast with the declamation the peo ple aro treated o just now in most of the party gatherings. I do not recollect any Proidcutinl canvass in which the speaking was of so low a grado as iu the present. The tourscst abuso of tho candidates of the opposing party little talcs of what Gen. Pierce once did, and what Gen. Scott was heard to soy appeals to secta rian or sectional prejudices one story for the North, another for tho South any clap-trap that may serve to cati.h a few foreign or native votes form the staple of the party nppeals to the public. The discussion of the great ques tion which is ren'ly tho only vital one before tho country U carefully avoided and all sorts of trifling issues brought forward to mnuso the voters. Mr. Hale's speeches, viewed cither as specimens of natural off-hand oratory or as candid argumentative appeals to tho sober sec ond thought of men, arc decidedly the bet w e havo heard here during this canvass. There is every indicclio.i thnt tho friends of Freedom aro awake, and thnt a highly encour aging voto will he polled in the West for our candidates. Wo stop not to ask whether it will equal tho voto of 1S J8, but I am inclined to bclicvo that notwithstanding tho defection of tho New York Van Buren men it will reach nearly or quite the v.to ol that yeur. Many will voto tho Free Soil ticket for tho first timo at the Presidential election, and tho vote for Mr. lialo will bo larger than that cast for our Stato tickets. Gen. Scott was received hero day before yes toiday in the afternoon with somo enthusiasm by a largo concourse of people, which thronged the streets all the way to tho Burnet House, from the lauding. Tho military wero not out, except ono company most of tho companies being composed of Germans whose democratic sympathies prevented them from joining in any demonstration of respect to tho General as the reception would be viewed us a party affair and usod a capital by tho Whigs. On Ids way here from Louisville the General stopped at North Bend and dined with Mrs. Harrison. Ho has been received in Kentucky with all the respect duo hia station, and with much gener ous enthusiasm, but though ho ha becu careful in his speeches to avo'.d political topics, the Whig pupcr take all tho demonstrations m his favor as evidence of his popularity with tho people. His political friends, it is evident arc glad to see him in tho West, as his tour may be the means of awaking some enthusiasm in his favor. Gen. Wool who arrived here day or two proviou addressed a Democratic moeting on Monday night. Hia speech ia well spoken of for its good sense by all parties. The question of the use of the Bible in our publie School ha been attracting much atten tion hero for some weeks past, owing to an effort on the port of the Roman Catholic member of tho School Board to get the Doway version in troduced Into tho Schools for U children whoso parent may desire it. A sorie of resolution on the subject wn introduced aom week incc, and referred to a committee which made majority ar.d minority report the former strongly opposing, the latter advecatiag the policy of the resolutions. The matter earn a up for final decision lost Friday evening and after a long discussion and several attempts to amend, the resolutions were rejected by a small rr.ojority. A resolution was then proposed die pensing altogether with the Bible in the School. It was at once rejected by a Inrge majority, but served to show the real intentions of the mover in this matter. This was to get the common version entirely excluded from tho Schools.- But as it is hopeless to accomplish this dirtefty, tho plan was to get the Doway version in use with it, or create an excitement and discussion that would result in the exclusion of tho Bible in every form from the Schools, by w ay of com promise. It is a significant fact that in not one nf the Roman Catholic Sc hools in this city ia their oirn vcraion of the Biblo used. They do not wish their children to read it nor will they introduce it where they havo exclusive power, nnd their professed X"nl to get a correct version into the Public Schools is sheer pretence. Tho Fall exhibit ion of our Horticultural So. cicty took place last week and was tho finest exhibition of fruit wc havo ever had here, cape cially nf apples, of w hich there were over 100 varieties. Tho grapoi too were remarkably line, some of the largest bunches reminding one of the far-famed cluster of Escbol, and might almost like thoso of old require the services of two men to carry ono between them. The splendid vaiictics of grapes gave evidence of the attention paid in this vicinity to this branch of culture. Tho Annual Fair of the Mechanic' Institute opens to day, and promises to be one of great interest. Should there bo anything of remarkable attraction you may expect (ome notice in my next. The Orthodox Yearly Meeting of Friend of Indiana, which meets at Richmond, has just ad journed, and a goodly number who went up from this city to attend it aro returning. This, you are perhaps aware, is the largest Yesrly Meeting in this country, and probably the largest in tho world. Those w ho havo been there describe it as a great gathering, about 7009 persons being in attendance. Several dis tinguished Ministers were present among whom was the widow of the celebrated Joseph John Gurnry of England. Quukciitm, of tho most rigid and conservative kind, was there in it glory, and I am glad to learn that our friend Samuel J.cis was there too, and made two Free Soil speeches, during the sessions of the Y. Meeting. This of course was in the town, not in the Friends' M. II. Some think thia was rather intruding politics whrre religion waa the sole object of the gathering, but nothing, it seems to mo, could bo more appropriate than to show the application of Christianity to such u practical subject as voting. To eott ri?ii,some of us think, is ns important ss to butUtt right. Having brcn present more than Mice nt this large meeting as a member ni it in former years, I can testily as to the imposing nppenrnncc, tho gravity and deliberation which characterises it proceedings. 1 hspprned to be present at the timo of tho far-famed visit of Henry Clay, when be was treated to a sent with the elders and ministers, and heard hia " Mcdonhall speech," being within thirty feet of him nt the time. It mado a deep impression upon me and from that day, with many others, I took my position a ono of hi uncompromising political opponents. IIo was literally amjrtj ut the timo excited indignant -and the manner much more than the ' natter of tho speech was rcplc to with tho bit terest contempt of tho nbn'.iiior.ixts. He tho't ho hsd pretty well "used them up," but two years later he and his friends wero supplicating the help of a few thousand of these somo Abo. ' litionUts in N. York to elect him President. I have always wondered at the assurance which really and soberly expected such thorough, going Ant! .Slavery men to vote for him. They havo found out since that we vote for our prim eiplc; through tho men that suriy rtprttmt them without calculating consequence. Your. P. Letter From Indiana. Deab Mariui: I want to let thee know bow Anti-Slavery gets along way out here, in Indi ana ; thcro arc thoso here, who are willing to spend, and bo spent in tho cnuso of tho down trodden slavo. Though, few in numbers, and poor in purso, we are often made rich in spirit, as firmly believing our causo to bo the cause of righteousness. In Indiana, there is next to no excitement on the subject, except in tome four or fivo counties in eastern Indinna. We have spent tho Summer in endeavoring to disseminate our views, and to arouse public sentiment in behalf of thoso who arc suffering, to what ben. elit, remains to be sren ; but wc hope it may be as bread coat upon tho w utcr to bo found here, after. Wo had hoped to have sent a delegate to to tho Anniversary, for tho purpose ol trying to get some help in tho cause ; for if ever thore . was a place in God's universe, that needed the pure Gospel of Anti-slavery preached, Indian is that place We greatly liko thoso resolution passed at tho lato anniversary j as they speak the right kind of sentiment, as w always thought it wero bolter for tho slave, andth) who are engaged in laboring for hi redemption that they should bo bold and fearless, in demanding for him bis right. I remain thin in the cause of tho dowu trodden slave. J. Y. HOOVER. J. W. Walker. A brief noto from Mr Wat. kcr represent hi meetings in Ashtabula as generally large and of great interest. Meeting, house in many instances) have boon at hi ser vice. Glad to hear that. But pray Brother Walker, how doe it com about