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knew, that our boing unarmed exposed us to the
reproach of hasarding our live recklessly,
Ww niako all these admissions nml, yet, we
Justify our rescue of Jerry. On what ground?
Solely on th ground of doing unto others, m we
have others do unto us. Jerry wished to
resencd. Were wo kidnapped, w sholild wish to
be rescued. Were our kidnapper kidnapped, they
Would wish to lie rescued. Wert) Marshal Allen
kidnapped, his heart would go out forever toward
the Jerry the white Jerry, or the black Jerry
should deliver him. Marshal Fitch fired pis-jlng
tols at the rescuers of Jerry. But had Iro liven In
Jerry's place, the kisses of his love would have
imprinted, and the teara of his grutituhe would
have wet, the cheeks of those rescuers. Who Is
there, in fine, that, were lie kidnapped, would not
wish to be rescued ? No one. Thero is no one
then, who is competent to deny, that Jerry's w ish
should have been gratified.
. But it is saiil, that thero was a taw against res
cuing Jerry. We answer, that there was no law
is no law can be no law against the duty of do
ing unto others, as we would have others do unto
i. We say this, not only beuauso the Cireat
'Teacher and Lawgiver has couched this duty in a
commandment s nor because the heart of universal
human nature owns, that this "commandment is
holy and just and good. Wo say it, moreover,
because, in the nature of things, this duty must be
the reason and the soul of every law for tho regiij
of tho mutual conduct of men. Is the
"Statute Book in the face of this dutyt 80 far,
tho Htatuto Hook is no law. Is the Constitu-'
in the fact) of this duty? So far, then, the
is no law,
was no law against rescuing Jerry, be-
cause there was no law for enslaving him. What
vcr the forms of law, under which ho was held,
they waro entirely wanting In the spirit anil sub-
stance of law. The law to do unto others, as wc
would havo others do unto us, is a law to respect
11 human rights. But all human rights arc cloven
down by slavery. Kvory law must bo a law for the
protection of rights. A law for the destruction of
riirhts is a solecism nml an bIliimIiIv
Wo .aid, that there was no law for cnslavlmi
Jerry. That is not t taw for the human race, which
no human being can honestly enforce. To say, that
it is, is to Impeach the wisdom and purity of tho
Author of all law. But thero lives not a human
being, who would reverence, or know, slavery as
law were it to bo turned against himself, nml were
it lo demand a victim in himself. Thero lives not
human being, who, were ho in slavery, would
not bo delivered oven though at the expense of
trampling on all tho Stutute Books and Constitu
tions in tho world. Hence, thero lives not a human
being, who can honestly rccogniio a lnw for en
slaving any one : and, hence, there can be no law
for enslaving any one.
We go farther, and declare, that no person has
the right to use as law, or know as law, even thnt,
which is law provided, that, when it is applied to
himself, he rejects it as law. For instance, he who
resists the collection of a debt, which he owes, has
no right to collect a debt, or to claim, that there is
law for collecting it. Tho resistance, in the one
oase, makes him dishonest in asserting the claim in
the other t and, whether tho thing, which a' mnn
does, is, in itself, right or wrong, ho nevertheless,
must not do it, if it can bo dono by him, only dis
honestly. " Happy is ho, who eondemneth not
himself in that thing, which healloweth." So too,
the man who Ictshis horse jump into hi neighbor's
Held, is not to inquire into the law of tho case,
when, in turn, his neighbors horse jumps into his
field. His own lawlessness estops him from claim
ing, that there is any law in the case. Such reas
oning, applied to slavery, justifies us in saying, that
tho question, w bother slavery is good or bad, right
r wrong, Is entirely immaterial to our argument.
Though It were possible, that its elements could be
' all fiom Heaven, instead of being, as they arc, all
from Hell, nevertheless, no sane man could be al
lowed to claim, that slavery is the subject of law
of sanctioning and sanctifying law for tho simple
reason, that no sane man would consent to be
We havo said, that the character of shivery is,
no wiso, tnntoriul to our argument against tho pos
sible legalisation of slavery. But we cannot for
bear the incidontul remark, that it is hecauso every
man knows the character of slavery, that every
' man shrink from becoming a slave. Kvory man
knows slavery to bo a hell of horrors. Every man
would infinitely rather havo all hi children in the
grave than onu of them in that Hell.
fa tho light of what his boon said, wo see what
unparalleled hypocrites are tho American people.
The great mass of them are for slavery : and yet,
not one of them would consont to bo a slave. What
hypocrites are thoir Divines, who preach or apolo-
" gizo for slavory ! What hypocrite are their
Churches, that they do not cast theso goaMess Divines
out of the pulpit I What hypocrites are thoir leg
islatur, who legislate for slavery 1 What by po
or iter are the tribunal that recognise the luw
slavery I A few weeks ago, Judge McLean did,
tho name of law, send bis innocent brother into
slavery. What if tho law-making' power in Ohio
should doom the Judge to slavery f would he not
. sooner shod an ocean of blood than acknowledge
tho legality of hi doom? He would: and that
ho would stamp him with the most guilty and
frightful dishonosty. What a painful scene does
Jleavon witness this week in Cauandaiguu!
- Judge is there polluting and murdering hi soul
by hi recognition of slavory a law. A Marshul
I thero doing likewise. So are tho Government
lawyer doing, who are thero. But not 10, we trust,
are the Juror.
Judge Hull affect respect for pro-slavery enact
ment ; and ho i willling to send men into slavery.
But, though ten thousand Legislatures had pro
nounced bis son a slave, ho would sooner see
whole Court murdored than ice it succeed in send
ing that son into slavery.
We spoke of the Juror. Happily, they need
not concern themselves with tho law of tho case.
They can acquit all the defendants, on tho fact
he case. The Government must fail to prove that
Jerry was a slave. Slavery fit must be reniombered,
does not consist in the involuntary service and
whipping, or in the other hardship and suffering
. of it victim. Those aro but the incident of sla
very. Iti oisenoo consist (olely in the assumed
fsinversion of it victim into chattels. But
legal fiction, that turn a man into a thing, is
war with every possibility of foot. This fiction
that " Slave shall be deemed, held, taken, reputed
. and adjudged in law to be chattel personal," Was
Jerry a chattel personal ? a mere thing T Could
he be! Can a man bo turned into a horse, or
tone f Can Immortality be merchandise t
. this i imrjowible. No legislation can
impossible facts. No legislation eon convert a
Into a slave. Aa well talk of making a slave
Qod Himself, a of tho being made in His own
- age. A million witnetwe might testify, that Jorry
r a (lave or, In other words, brute, a thing,
fubject of traffic. But triumphant abovo all
testimony would lower the proud Uct, tha
Jerry m a man, and can l nothing clue than a
man, either In time or eternity,
We havo mid enough to justify our rescue of
Jerry. We rescued him, because, aswe linvo mid,
there was no law, and Could be no law, for cnslavc
would being him because there was no law and could be
no law, for reducing a man from the glorious
heights, where his Maker placed him, to the level
i of brutes and things. We rescued him, as we
would have rescued any other Innocent brother
from the hands of any other pirntcs, without prtVur
who one moment to make the absurd Inquiry,
j whether there Was a law for the piracy. Wc should
hftvc beon monsters, instead of men-, had we not
rescued him. To havrj stopped our ears, w hen this
'poor brother cried; and to havo forborne to deliver
' hiin, whon we saw him drawn unto death; would
, have been to incur the frown of Heaven and the
contempt of earth. In a word, we rescued him,
because we could net help it. All in vain, would
it have been for us to try to dam up nur nut lire, at
that high flood time of its feelings. Those feelings
Would have their way. Thnt nature would be true
to itself.
A distinction has been set up between rescuing
a fugitive slave from the hands of private cilir.ens,
and rescuing him from the hands of official persons
: Some thero arc, who justify tho the former, but
condemn tho latter. Tho distinction, is absurd
and should never bo made: or, If made, It should
be made against tho official persons, Tho "mi
lation chief framed by law," and executed by tho officers
of law, Is the worst of all mischief, because appa
then, rently clothed with the authority of law. No niis
ion chief should be sa promptly rosistcd, as such mis
Constitution j chief: and no persons should be so promptly pun
Thero ished, as they who attempt to legaliie it, and they
who officially undertako to enforce it. The abuse
'of law-making and of other official powers is the
most fearful wrong, that can befal tho people; and
the most effectual way for the people to invite the
' perpetration of such wrong, is to give in to the false
1 and impudent doctrine, that office shelters the a-
base of office; and that crime, when committed by
Government, is to be unresisted and unpunished,
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! !,cr of Congress, who voted for tho Fugitive Slave
Act, and the Prcsideut, who signed it, and the
Judge, who administers it, should be punished fbr
this treachery to their trust, and this conspiracy
against human rights. Were the public mind sound
they would bo punished. Or, rather, were the pub
lic mind sound, office would be conferred on a very
different class of men. Wo close, under this head
with the remark, that crime on tho part of Govern
ment is as much more to be dreaded and punished
than crime on tho purt of the individual, as Gov
ernment is more authoritative and influential than
tho individual.
There was a mob in Syracuse, October 1st, 1851,
said the newspapers. It is true, that there was.
But it was not what tho new spnpers represented.
It was not tho rescuers of Jerry, who composed the
mob; but it was those, w ho fell upon that poor and
helpless, and inocent man. The President and the
Member of Congress, referred to. wcro virtually
aud prominently among those, w ho fell upon him
were virtually and prominently of the mob. No
other lender of that mob, unless it were Daniel
Webster, or snmo very distinguished clerical advo-
cato of the Fugitive Slave Act, was so conspicuous
and influential, as tbo President of tho United
States. Yes, it w as the kidnappers of Jorry, who
constituted the mob. They were the tramiilora on
law. The law-abiding men were his rescuers.
Jerry was rescued nut by a mob but from a mob.
Fcllow-cititens! we aro nut ignorant, thnt we
are reproached and hated. We are called infi
dels: and weeonfess, that if our deep belief, that
tho current religion of this country is infidel,
makes us infidels, thon are wo infidels. We con
fess, that we have not the most distant idea, that
that is the religion of Jesus Christ, which doc not
heartily espouse the cause of the slave. Wo aro
called tho enemies of luw: and wo confess, that,
if to be the enemies of enactments, which con
tain not truth, nor justice, nor any other element
of luw, makes us the enemies of law, then aro wo
the enemies of law. Wc are called anarchists and
despiscrs, of Government: and we confess, that, if
obedience to human Government requires us to dis
obey the Divine Government; and if "Honor the
King" is acummnndinent to dishonor tho King of
Kings, then aro we anarchists and despiscrs of
We repeat, fellow citizens, that we arc conscious
of the odium that rests upon us. We feel, that we
are wronged: but wo are not impatient for tho right
ing of our wrongs. . Wo bide our time. Tho men
that shall como after us, will do us justice The
present generation of America cannot "judge right
eous judgment," in tho case of tho uncompromising
friends of freedom, religion and law. They aro so
debauched and blinded by slavery, and by the per.
verse and low ideas of freedom, religion and law
which it engenders, that they "call evil good and
good evil; put darkness for light and light for dark
ness; put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.
They have been living out tho Ho of slavery so long
and havo been, thereby, deadening their conscien-
cos so long, a to be, now, w ell High incapable of
perceiving tho wido and everlasting distinction
between truth and falsehood.
Wo are aware, too, fellow citizens, of the peril,
in which wo are envolved by our position and pnr
pose. We havo rescued ono fugitive slave. Wo
must rescue every other, that we can. We have
exhorted our fellow men to trample on the Fugi
gitive Slavo Act. We must continuo to exhort
them to do so. Wo cannot roccde. Vt o owe it to
ourselves, our children, our country , our Clod, to
go forward. We cannot, for the sake of securing
our property or liberty, or any of the intorost of
time, forget, that there is an etornity. Nor may
we count even our live dear to ourselves in the
high and holy cause to which we havo oosocrated
our all. We do not claim to havo risen above the
fear of death. But wa remouibcr, and srtive to obey
the ooramandmont: "Fear not them, which kill the
body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather
fear Him, who U ablo to destroy both soul and bo.
dy in Hell."
We havo, now, said all we wish to say, at this
second celebration of the roscu of Jerry. What
we shall say on the like occasion hereafter, or how
often tho occasion will be re peat. I, we oann ot now
tell. This much, however, we can now toll that,
at every future celebration of tliia precious event'
we shall continue to speak out our convictions hon
estly and fearlessly; and that we shall continue to
repeat the celebration from year to year, until the
impudent and lying claim, that slavery can be lo.
galizad, shall be abandoned in every part of our
guilty land.
"What, not this timet" "You know we arc
bettor than the Hunker parties." "Give us your
help i your vote may save us from the rule of sla
very." Such ure the solicitations and declaration w Ith
which non-voters are Uoeailcd at this sauson every
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year. They arc as sure as irosi 10 com evrr.j v.
tober. In reply wo have only to say, when we have
cliancQ to stand upon
consistent anti-slavery
political platform, we shall bo thero. When we
can cast a vote uiminst slavery without also npprov-
;.. n I.. . . mt ahull l reailv to do
is v " i - - i-mmr
our duty in tho premises. I'ntil anti'slavery men
will build such a nlatfornt until thoy will avow
principles which w ill require thorn to cast such a
vote, we think mir time will he best spent in trying
to hrintr (lipm anil nil nlliora un to that Doint. TIlC
true " Jerry level" attained, publicly as well as prl
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iM..,1tf,u.lii;nltw nml 1,v lha nnrtV as Well as in-
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dividually then, if it shall be of an service, we
can ffivo our vote Until that Is done, wo have
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bettor work to do than mere electioneering, ana we
have too much reenrd for consistency to cast a rote 1
that mnv lustlv bo susceptible of such opposite
1 . .
interpretations as pmlartry and an(i-,lnrr,V.
News of the Week.
There aro l,0'.i7 I'nivorKnlist Societies and CIO I
linister. of that denomination in the V. S.
-Ashland has been purchased by Jaiue. B-
1 I 1'IT 1
v.ayiornw, per -ere.
l I. f l. r..i.n...l undiinlii
rw.in.ivi. u... "xi.""'!' ;r
troP in li-"u "j"A J f""-
on the 5th inst, The mother of Theodore V.
Weld has recently deceased. A Teachers In
stitute will commence at Akron November 18th.
Thirteen Mormon Missionaries have arrived
in Tn.lin via California. Madam Ida PfciffeT. I
is on her way to California. Sixteen hundred
acres of bind have been purchased in Iowa, on
which a colony of Monks havo settled. Kis
sune the forger has again been found guilty. He
attempted suicido after hit return to the Jail.
Suicides in Paris average six a week.
The Tribune's correspondent says President Pierce's
appearance in Church last Sabbath, was "trauuuil
eminently orthodox," though he wont from a cabi
net meeting to church. The Cranberry crop
in Mincsotn. is very abundant. Tho tobacco
Gen. Hiuton, tbo Mail robber has been arrested in
California, and discharged. Thoro is a fam
ine in Burmah. Tho cholera is raging in Up.
cr India. The Chinese revolution i still x
Tin Kn.tr Familt give a concert on this (Fri
day Kvcning) nt tho Town Hall. The company
consists of Madam Kiley, her three daughtors and
Master Charley, hor son. The paper speak in
terms of high coinmondntion of their performance.
They represent the young ladies as extraordinary
proficients with their instruments.
An on Pennsyl-!
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vania railruod yesterday afternoon at a poiut three
miles west of Alliance. No person in the passen
ger cars us injured and tho car did not leave
tho track. Two gentlemen had legs broken. Mr.
Jas. B. Garvin, of Westmoreland county w as stan
ding on the platform of the hagyagt car and wa the
most injured having both hi legs broken, Mr-
Darlington of Pittsburg who wa smoking in tho
baggage car had one leg broken by baggage fulling
upon it. Both train were behind with heavy loads.
The first train from Pittsburgh in the morning
having waited for the passenger from the East, the
cause of tho accident was the derangement of
the telegraph at Alliance, by a sudden thundor
storm. A message was sent from Alassiloii, and
received, and one immediately following it failed,
on account of tho register being rendered useless
by a flush of lightning.
The trains were running slow ly andthecngiucors
were whistling, but tho sudden storm and wet truck,
prevented them from being able to stop quick
enough. The train were not much injured, excep
ting tho baggage curs.
Mr. Roberts tho Superintendent of the Road, was
on the train coming Fast
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nenoar mat one oi mo passenger, uus since
died. .1
A.NOTiir.R Accwkxt. Mr. John Giubons, a most
cstimablo citizen of this place, was killed on Tuos.
.1,. l,.t. at White Pigeon. Michigan. Ho was run
1 ..... .
over by a train, while crossing the railroad track.
Pitvsioi.ooicAL Lectures. Mrs. J. E. Jone is
now dolivcring a course of physiological lectures
to tho ludies of this place, and also to a portion of
tho scholars of thu I'll ion School. Her introductory
to tho ladic' courso was delivered on Tuesday ev
ening. Mr. Jones has often been highly compli
mented for tho admirable stylo of her lectures, a
well as for their truly valuable character, stored a
they are with fact which it is of the utmost iui
Dortunce that all should well understand. The
locturo on 1 uesday evening wa worthy of all we
have seen in regard to it,
may be substituted therefor
0 fruit SmTB.was advertised to lecture at Canan-
duigua lust week during the time of the Jerry Res.
cue Trials, "Thejintfamilie" however set them
against tho meetings, denounced them as au "au
dacious attempt toovorawe thejury and strike terror
to the court,"tho baud bills wore torn down aud every
meeting house in Can anduigua refused. Arrange
mcnt were however made for spcuklng in the open
Koszta. Secretary Murcy ha issued his reply
to tht) Austrian and Russian protest in tho caso of
Koszta. llo justifies t'apt. In graham, and assert
the American citizenship of Kozta, and demands
that he be restored to tho enjoyment of the right
he enjoyod before hi seizure.
Tho Freo Soilor of Hamilton County have nom"
iuotod Dr. Allen, (the Whig candidate) for Liou
tonnnt Governor and II. II. Barney, ( Democratic
candidate) for School Commissioner,
Edmund Quim vi will conduct tho editoriol de
partment of the Liberator during Mr. Garrison
vistto the west.
Ecxofi. Late report seem to make it quite
probable that war will ensue botwecu Turkoy and
Russia, The Autocrat has haughtily rejected all
term of reconciliation offered bv tho Porte. And
tho Turkish people are said tu be fierce for the coin.
bat. It seems also to be well aettlod that there is
a scarcity of food, in Europe. That Germany,
France, Austria and Italy aro without their usual
supplies. Famine and war combined may prove
disastrous to European dospotism a wull ot to the
Tho British government still derive a revenue
from the worshiper at the temple of Juggernaut.
An address hi
been presented to the Governor
'India, praying that some other source of rev enue
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Lorisviu.it, October 1. Col. Fremont has re-'
turned to St. Louis on account of ill-licnlth, and.
a ill pnstime his tour of r 'plorntion for the pres
ent, and remains nt St. Lolii" till his health is sutti-
uicntr recovered
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in n noiise in imsion tnree or i.nr with ti ir-
has never recovered from the fright on that oecns
ion. and is now in the insane a-jlum, in onise-,
Another edition of Mr. Sumner's snee.ii in the
Senate wains the fugitive slave bill la been Mib-"
lishud at .New Castle in England. Two different
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i-'.n...ii!i iihii: uireuoy npi.cnrea ill JiOiHlon, nnj onui
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111 nuinnurg.
. CotNTsnrr.it Bins ix Hiioi.e It.ixn. The Leg.
has passed an act authorizing the banks '
t,m, mBy TVI,uno rol,,orloit nr n!t,.rp.M.illi. to write
0r samp "tmnhrfrU" or "tillirr,!" nnm them
'ad Jihj the name of tho bank, and the initials of
Illm tlil..f.a I... .! .1.. 1 Ml I. -I... I
. ,. r..-..R.M ,.n. ...... 1- 1. ..I.
tart thnt "still anothes slave stnm)ede enn.e off a'
jew miles below Maysvillo on Wednesday liiglit
''J' "" ' marked.
,mt. ix nC'mes three of them very l.iir mid
delicate mulatto girls succeeded in crossing the
Iriver. All tract) was lost a lew miles back of llip-
ley, llrown count V."
. A man wa, 1,, tolumbu. on ruesa.iv we;k
nLZ; 'who had c". am.
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wen irace.l 10 ine uiv. ruop .1, ou. :u. oecn ...m
MilIll fit III snnip III fhil lir.ltlch MmtlollM. I in lillsl-
i.7 1 1 . , i- '
ucss 01 1110 roa.i never was oe.icr, vinioiii.
At one of the largest wholusnln warehouses in !
Boston, the head corresiionding clerk b'. a vouiii
woman, 'whn writes a beautiful, rapid hand, and'
fulfills tho duties of the situation to tho complete '
satisfaction of her liberal employer.' I
The Wine Growers Association of Cincinnati
have recently appointed to a committee ol five very .
respectable doctors, to prepare for them if report !
(apropos of tho Maine Law,) on "tho effect of'
win" oil the ho mm system." Tho Commercial
states that another committee of equally respe. ta- j
ble doctor will also prepare n report on the s:une
Ponoxrn Candy. A chill of Lorin Field, of
Somors, Conn., aged three years, died ui;o sod-1
dciily a few days since, after having eaten a stick
of colored Cimdv- An examination of the contents
o leail, supposed to nave oceu columned in the
. .
Kcv. r.dwaru Uuecher. 1. v., son ol Key l.yman
llceclier, will soon issuu a treatise ou liiclugy,
which is expected to command very general atten-!
lion. It is entitled "1 he Conflict of Ages, or 1 he
urcat I'eiiato on too .u.irai "iteiatmn ot uon mid
.Man." it maintain the ! .re-ex.st...icc ot .viun ore
nu iciiim- wi iiinunuu. ,..iiiv..
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Iaim. r.vivv or (JrAKitHs. By the last census i"""
turn in England, the singular fact is revealed, that j
tho avorage age attained by this peaceful sect is lii-
years, three months and tweuty-ono days,
whilo half of the population of this country die!
before reaching the age of twentv-one, and tho av-
cragc duration of life llic world over is but liiinys
tnree years.
Flidcsterism. Attorney General Curbing is re-
ported to havo made a si ch at a dinner in Wa-h-
Ungton the other day, in which 1m appv.tr lo have.
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..Til I 1TI..I.. . . . . .. ...... - l l.l.
y in
will be likely to erevto cons. derablo sensation..
Mr, C. declared that in the ad justment of our diffi
culties with .Mexico, wu should have not oni
corporated California and New Mexico, but s
have taken !U Milliuahm and ur.oi-a;
The Snlivomc Court, in session at Greenfii.1.1,
Mass., has granted a divorce to a lady, the wife of
a clergyman, on the ground of his having deserted
her. She was allowed one hundred dollars alimo
ny nor year. 1 ho linsi.ivnil deserted his wito be-
causo she charged him with preaching in 1(1
jfi uuiitirti t ii it is tittu uu iiiiii vj jr i r fivtv-i
ing until ho knew more.
Miss M.vRTixne. A correspondent writes that
this ludy is quite grey, and shows othersigns of ad
vancing ago, but is very cheerful. She is now en
gaged in translating nil infidel work entitled "Phil
osophic Positivo," by Auguste (.'unite, tho gront
French atheist, and is assisted in hor labor bv Pro
fessor Nichol, of Ghisgowjl'iiivcnity, the celebra
ted astronomer.
Mrs. Leland, of Nora, 111., has givei birth to a
son which hail attached to the middle joint of each
little linger bv us prnpr stem, u perfect tomato.
The mother had bestowod unusual cure upon her
U. UllllUlll, V,
distinguished from them by the closest scrutiny.
Rev. Henry Ward Boccher, of Brooklyn, has
jbeen generously presented, by a few of'thc weulthy
i members of his congregation, w ho appreciate his
1 orvice highly enough to desire their preservation
i liv iliiA recreation, w nh soiuu Mj 000. lor tho mir-
cliuseofa country-seat for summer residence.
Mr. B. has accordingly purchased a farm in the
beautiful town of lionox, Mass., whereon he will c
rcct a cottage for the occupancy ( f himself and
family during the summer months, llic gilt is
tomatoes in the garden aud hoped to have them
ripe before her confinement. Tho specimens
brought by her son w-ero alxuit tho size und stage
r ".r. i .i i i ii
of maturity of those in the garden, and could not
, .i! ; .1 i ru .1 I .. .1 I . .:
on tho part of the donors.
A Woa: AiintHtcu roit Srmi.iMi a iioitst ASD'
Gio, A young woman who gave her name as Kl
len Weldeu, was arrested on Monday night by
tapt. Carpenter ot thorittli Vi nrd t'olice, tor liav
in her possession a horso and gig, which she sub
sequently ooul'cascd having stolen from before ouo
of the Broadway Hotels. She was quite tntoxica-
ted, and the vehicle was almost a wreck, it Having
beon run into by un omnibus, but sho was persis
ting in attempting to mako the horse drng it ulong
through Luurcli-st. by one sliatt. sno w us locked
up to await examination.
indiuutivo ot both generosity and good judgment
I'nadii.i.a Bak, N. Y. Look out for counter
foit Five ou this bank! A largo amount was put
in circulation Inst week, during the Fair. Vignet
te: a fcinulo with sicklo and sheaf of grain. Hated
May 1. 1H51 date engraved. Signed "A. U. Wat
... !.. 1 II...... CI, ll
and soft. Tho counterfeit
nun. In rinfn..fitf ..i.m..u nutm. It.itA
ccived. The public is udv Led, therefore, to take
Cuadilla Five of the plato counterfeited. iV.
1 t-iiurutcu. iiuueu .-v. it. 11 m-i
1. Haves, Cash.'7 "Paper, white
interteit is so well dono, that ex-j
spurious notes have been do-M'l,,"l,''t'';i
An Old Pear Tsf t. There is a poor tree on the
corner of Thirteenth-tit. and third-av. New York
which was planted there two hundred and six years
Rut by Governor Stuyvesant, on hi farm, then
fur out of town. It stand now inside of an iron
railing on the side walk, and still wcur tho green
leave of summer, still bears its rich fruit. It
venerated by the Knickorliockors, for the old timo
reminiscence it culls up in their minds, of days
when Rip Van Winkle took his nap iu Sleepy Hol
low. Tribune.
PkRsictiTlim ix Ss tliH.-Surpriso will be felt
by many at the intelligence from Sweden, of the
cruel persecution endured by dissenter from the
State Church. Men, and even women, have beon
fined; banished and imprisoned on bread and wa
ter, in a common jail, especially in Ovsu and vicin
ity. The accounts represent tho eourse ns excee
ding the severity shown toward tho Madiai family
in Tuscuny.
A Fiendish Act. A most villainous attempt
wa made 011 Monday morning, to throw off the
track the early train of car running from Borden-
town to Ambov. known as Deacon' Line. A larcn
iron rail wa nluced diairouallv unon the track
to end of tho curve, about one hundred yards from
the Crosswick' bridge. Tho engine struck
rail and carried It some distance bofore the train
could be stopped, Had the cars been thrown
they undoubtedly would have been precinitatod
down an embankment of about 40 feet, and dashed
of, I" m ... ., ', ,u.n . h.,nr Knrt . u,mm
I n, m,y ho detected and dealt with in the severest
....... . :l 1 . it .
iiiiuavr jiossihiu. 4 l ii-? jl'licrsniii.
Til K
Teacher In-tHiilc
Third Sessi, n of the Columbiana County '
in SALEM, com-
will I - I
mciicing on Mi'iiihni, Ortiilitr
and continuing 1
...... a..n..l 'll. . ... . I... . . 1 .. ,1 1..
T,.m.,lflr!, r WMy ,, ..Hcnce. Evening Lee-i
Murom hup hrfii KfcnriHl tor tlin tu
n. and no!
MI''.rt ''" "'""'"X n Prt."f the I ..mmitfec .
ArntUBemciils toniako theaes.ionlin.ro pn.htabl..
n'' I'1' :Kt,,t than any one which has preceded it.
Arrniitfcnielit linve Keen liinoe r m iii.-Ii ii.iil,'-
, " . ----- ----- .
.i,.lIni.. ...ill l.n n.mn. H....I m-WIi Ci.tn
' ' " " ...... w....
cts. to 50 cts. a day. and females, free of charge.!
Ka. h male niembor will lw expected to ny Ouu '
IMlari And c.i'-h f.'malf, Fiftv Cents, for definvingl
the? rt..n--a r.f tli Irititiitc. It i gratifying to
know that n laud I'.le si.irit of eniulati mi is' ninni-
lote.l in cntftin Towi.l-ip, bv an effort to es. el1
,1 . t T....l.h..M ..!.:.. I. I. , . .... b.Ii-i. '
i . iii: mi r hi i rni in 1111.-11 pin 11 i m. 11- i
slinll be able to report us meintiers in attendance)
npoii me ineeiings m n.r liistiluie. it is unpen .
lt iti , n ,,i,it will become general, and that the
result will lie tho largest Institute ever assembled
"V'?, " 'l'':
our Conntv
Fellow Teachers ! The time, vben we shall be
cnlleil upon to iiui kie mi tho armor 1 ir another
campaign, is rapi llv approaching. &r we nrrved
fur the conflict witfi those insidious foes (f hhumni
h.ippiness iiinnriinco and vice? Are uurwlrde!
It lint, li t uk lay
to tho Teacher's
'on.-- 1--1 1 loniu not 11 1 i'.-i .11.11111
V(.,atin n,,,;',,,,.,,,! olu;w..,.k in earnest!,-, faithfully
..... ... . .-.
recntmoiieriiiir the croiinj. 111 luirnishinir our nr-'
..... ,,.t in .it.. .... , . ..... it.nJ t . ,i. .
I,"-IU!' lu,i-' whll'li must inurilably dcvulvc upon
Wo are nittliorued to .-We io'tli-9 th it t!ie County
Hoard ol Kxtiiuincrs will Id J a luei'tinit forili'ol
exaininalioiiof Teachers, in 'iukiil, on l'rllluy, P. M.,j
vct. -."MH.
WM. Mi l-.MN.
l mbi..; I" i.i.
t'-.'yAV tirranirenient Ins been mad.; wiih Pr"f.
ST. JOHN, of Cleveland, to deliver a coumq of
Lec-tures to the citixeus of Salem and vicinity, oni
each if tho sciences of O;..logv and Cln-i:ii.4rv.
I lie course w ill commence on Monday, Oct. 31st,
and continue through the week: consisting of one
ni-iurc cu.'ii evcninc, mi l lour, ol one Hour eaeli.
: w ho cannot nttcud 1 ho iluilr course, the evemn;;
i lectures will be consecutive. A portion of the lat-
! tcr will show- the ni iiiictltioti of thes
; Agriculture anil the Arts. Tho lucttire on ( heui-
ktry will bo illustrated bv chemical experiments,
nn,f ,,,0 , (;0ologv bv ii e.iliinet of minerals,
j 'HvVet for the whole course w ill bo sold for One
: I)0lar Daily Tickets '2't Coiits.
it ,1(!j ,lmt , llmllv ,0(K.hcrs, as well ns
other, as can niako it convenient, will avail thcin-
solves of this rare opportunity for acquiring useful
knov.-lcil e. in
The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of tlio Pennsyl
vaiua Anti-Slavery Society, w ill he hold in Norns-
town, on theS-lih, 'Jjtli nad 2''ith days of October,
,, . , , . . ,
' Til" Lxocuiive '.ommittco feci that it Is scarcely
, irw.iv
necessary to urge a full attendance of tbo long tried
friends of our cause, so invariably have our anni
versaries shown the readiness of Pennyvau'i:i abol
itionists to assemble on such occasious. Our past
experience, and tho present aspects of our causo,
coiiarm our coutiiieiico in tho measure which we
have adopted, and incite us to tho prosecution of
our lalKir with renewed vigor. Tho spirit of re
form and progress which so stikingly marks this
1 perrai)ig almoMt cvrT iiiHtitution uf thitt and
other lands, makes despondency, in such an n
terpriso as ours, impossiblo; whilo a clear view, aud
careful consideration! of the dccply-rooted, widely-
extended, national evil, w hich wo aim to aWlish,
makes relaxation of our labors equally impossible.
The simple statement, tcrriblo in its realization,
that there are, to-day, in our own land, million of
human beings held in slavery, should bo sufficient
to rouse, to their utmost capacities, all the energies
of tho philanthropist and Christian; dud tho very
obvious truth that tho slave power must be van
quished, or rule supremely, in this nation, should
"'"nil every lover ol Ins country,
I T10 impoVtam o of frequent meetings of the
. . , . p .. . i i i
friends of our cause, Tor mutual counsel and enniur-
iiiremcrit. lino For ciincei! of iiinn nml iin,,rl is mix
well understood, that it need not be urged upon
them. To the public gonorally, wo sayi Our mee-'
tings ure open to all; we invito to a participation in
our discussions, all, whether friend or opponent",
who desire honestly to examine or discuss tho prin
ciples or moasures of tho Anti-Sluvcry enterprise.
Wc welcome to our ranks all those who, believing
Slavery to be a sin, earnestly und faithfully labor
for Its abolition, vvhatuver other differences of opin-
I ion may exist between ttst
JAMES MOTT, Vhainuan,
II IH OHTII Witiiihald, sViTrAicy,
REMAINING in tho Post Office, nt Salem, Co
lumbiana County, Ohio, tho 5th day of October,
A. D. 1H53.
Ainswurth, Lydiu II.,
Atkinson, Georgo,
Allen, William,
Aycr, Kliia,
Arick, George,
Allerton, Zacharinh,
B.iily, Emma,
Heto, K. W.,
Hams, Anderson,
Heck. Richurdi
no t unningliuni, James,
-e, -wy,
- ---
Beans Israel,
Crowcll, A. II.,
" .
ut Jobc, Abigail,
I Johnson, Mary Ann,
I Jams, W.,
Crew. John,
Cook, Asenith,
Coiron, Eliza,
! Cleveland, It.,
Calhoun, Mary A.,
Dilluy, Hebrew,
I 'avis, J. S. A.,
Dohurt, Duvid,
Elison, George,
Emerson, Geo, II.,
Fowcett, Jeiluio,
Forney, J.,
Forbes, John R.,
Fornouyh, lUias,
Flock, George,
Gallon, Henry,
Gulbreath, illiam,
Gibliu, Martin,
Geiger, Daniel,
Gilliiigham, John,
Jlardiiigcr, ii illiuni,
Hill, Sarah,
Harris, Jonathan,
Humphrey, Mary,
llofer Elizabeth,
Hull, Robert,
Hoover, W. A.,
Hill, Wm
Johnson, Sumuol,
Klino, Mary,
Knowlos, lliram,
King, Volney,
Kelly, JamOf,
King, Jacobi
KenT, John,
Loomis, E. 0.,
Lusk, J. W.. 2
McMillcn, Mr.
Middleton, Charles,
Miller, John, 2
Murray, Mary,
Mct'urroll, James,
McMillcn, David.
Myers, Mary E.,
Myers, Samuel, 2
Myers, Hannah P.,
McGinuis, Martha W.t
Mcllmrn, Abigail J.,
Myrick, Joseph,
McCoiiuer, John,
Matthew, Gcorgo,
Nay, Sarah d,
Pcnnock, Eli.nbeth,
Pcniiovk, Annie,
(Juigley, Mrs,,
Uiivlcr. Jhhn,
Kced, Nancy,
Itenncll, Joseph,
Hivors, Charles 11.,
Suvtt, William II.,
Smith, Mary W.,
Swem, Muihias, 2
Stratton, William,
Schomuker, J. S
Stutter, Gcorgo,
Smith, William, 3
Silver, Raihuni,
Steurnuglc, P.,
Thomas, Sarah A.,
Thouipnon, W, F.,
Thomas, li. E.,
Tousley, W. G.,
Turner, Mr.,
Yotaw, Muhlon,
Wo bl 1, John,
Ward, John,
Wright, Espy,
Winner, Mr., .
Williams, Elbrigbt,
Wisnur, Miss L. A.
Wright, Hannah,
Wilson, Maria, .-
Welch, Mary Jane,
Woaver, Siua,
Wheeler. Hiram C.
Woodruff, Samuel,
While, James, .
Wharff, Botsey.
irfirhlgnn Sl.-We C'tswveiitloii.
p.l(0 Anti-Slavery Convention will be held at
Adrian, Michigan, ct. . Wi'linm Lloyd
O.irrison, A. K. and ; H; Pi.Kr, and J. W. Waflk-"
or, will be present.
" -
vr,r ,v,y nnnr,0 .tnRRTXY: HOUSE f
(Wr f Ibmk ami Ctntrr Strectt,
f rvn tii OHIO.
1LM lil..l.lllf WSBSV.
.tUT!J. FRENCH t STKRLlOWnvn recently
opeiid n Hry Ooods Jobbing Houstl, r r
ieivini large mlditioiis to thoir stock, aduptai t th
. , r V irrvr- nnnr '
t M.U A.yir ni it.K ilt.Mit.,
And are preimrel to offer dealers nnnsunl bargains1
I... . . ... .....L I ..11 , .ll
11 j (I it .IU;r (.r ill. Miir, mi', n ill p,uaruuivv V3 bvii
us cheap as tho same umilulps and clnsscsof good
can lie sol. I in any ol tie romern markets.
Our stock consists in port of the following Oood
to which additions ori) made throagh the teasoat .
Wk llulcs Uro. Sheftirg t
SiO ' llro. Drills
lii " Shirting Stripcf ;
1.0 Flannel, tuarlct and white;
ii'J " Tickings)
-ii'l " 1) ittiii, various grades;
150 " t i-tion Vitrn J
"0 " Cnri.st Varu:
l'-O Pieces Kr.'o .li and American BrodIuU
m '
50 1
IV) '
70 '
no '
loo r.
i jo
fill "
.) Cases
Oier.-oal Clutlis ;
Vi ooleii Vustings I
Kviu rich "
lilack and Fancy Cnssiiiiorca )
ste 1 Series :
at os
!i;k and col d Tabby VelvUt
11 mo Li k silk ;
C-tion Wicking ;
Cotton Twine;
Wadding, bl'k aud white;
Si'itiii'.oss Uags ;
Um a d (Sheetings and Shirtings;
r.V-n'd Drills:
10 " fold l .'urset Jeans j
ft " Siledsin arid, VV iuaus
1 j " Sa'.inotH ;
10 " Twee Is and Ivy. Jeans;
110 " American and KiiRlisli Prints;
Id " " " M. DoLaiuoat
IS " 111" sad col'd Alpaecnst
10 " t'oburg and Lyoncso Cloths;
10 " American and (Scotch Gingham
l'2 " l.inseys and I'likid Liuings ;
10 " CoI'd'Ctnlon Flannel ;
10 " lii'k nml col d Cambric
5 " Irish Linens I
300 Dozen Coini'orters ;
biO " Duck Mitts and Gluve 1
l'.O " Chamois Lined Glove:
1.10 " Cashmere and other Glove r
fi"0 " lb. -iory, various kinds;
00 " Shirts and Drawers ;
ISO Pieces Pongee Silk lldkfa;
li0 " Cotton Flag "
150 " Linen "
300 " Plain and Bard Cambric ;
-0 " Jaconets and Mull Muslin;
300 " Book and Swiss "
100 " Dotted " "
30 cart'ns Bonnet Ribbon.;
50 " Plain Tafl'd largo assortment 1
Saxony Kdgings ;
Cap Bordering-)
Swiss Kdgings and Inserting)
20 Dozen W k S'.lk Veils;
I'M) Pieces 3-4 and 7-8 Fig'd Laces;
50 " Fi 'd and Plum Bonnet Laces )
30 " Tublu Linen ;
100 Dozen Hucahrio Toweling
.Ms) Pieces Scotch Piapor various grade!
500 Bl'k Velvet Uibhona all width 1
300 " lil k aud col'd Gimp ;
500 Bay State L nig Shawl at manufao
turor price ;
100 BrncUa and other Shawls
Together w ith a oompleto assortment of Threads,
Buttons, Suspenders, Combs aud staplo Yauk
Notion generally.
Particular attention ts Invited to our stock cf
Cloths Fancy CassimCres, Vesting and Tailor'
Goods, ns it is unusually large, and we are satisfied
wo can meet any market m prices. Merchant
visiting this city ure respectfully solicited to exam
our stock, and we will eudcavor to make it fur their
interest to deal with us.
Sept. 28.
A General assortment of New Books and Station
ery; Also, afresh lot of WALL and WINDOW
Just opened at McMILLAN'S BO0KJ5T0RK.
which the public are requested to Call and examine.
September, 1853.
Cm l.n,
Just revived at McMillan's Book-Store,
A free man, who wa kidnapped in 1841, and
rescued in D63,
For sale at McMILLAN'S Book-Store.
Fern I.euvca, from Fanny's Portfolio)
A book thnt one emilJ read with the tooth-usm.
At McMillan' B'.ok-Storc,
Hopes and FUlpi for tlie young of both lutt.
At McMillan's Book-Store,
Two charming talus of postorul lifo.
For Sale cheap at McMillan's Book-Store.
At McMillau' Book-Store.
Celebrated Gold Pen.. Every Pen Warranted
At McMillan Book-Store,
MATERIALS for Artificial Flowor.
assortment ut the Salcin Book-Stoiv,
A full
At McMillan's Book-Store.
White Slave and I tide Tom.
At McMillan' Book-StoiOi
At McMillan' Book-Storm
At McMillan's.
All kinds of School Bisiks, Slates, Pencils, Plain
and Fancy Stationery, Wholesale und Retail at
McMillau Book-Sturo.
Cun be procured by calling at J. McMILLAN'S
Cheap Uook-Storo, five door Last of tlie Town Hull,
Muiu-St., Salmn, O, 1 .
THE Subscriber are just receiving their Fall
slock of ....
Also a large assortment of Boot and Stoee,
Whioh thoy offer at their unually cheap rj1c, (b
Cash or Merchantable Producei . '
uan.ii rii iliik dtnr. American Itotira.
Corner of Mnia. and Ellsworth lyeAH, Sateri. 0.
1 XPMLn W.x, Ms4 1 to.
Jfiplemljer SthJ'-WJS. . ( ' 1 r

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