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.......... .... ,.. iinu-fuHfij voirrs, vvnuaro " iiiiimu nn.i.u irx.ii inuir great nim, ny i lie iuin :n:..b:'. .t-h'h e7 t rrr f r 7 , ' r .l"uI!",.,t'n1",1 IViih-i,. Id . . : ,1 . " ! .i,t"1 r'Kw " l,T. ,: I.' '-,.," rn,,,!,l,',! V lmm-im-y. V c i.rl K a r .' i'"- ! , J Ahun, !',,r principle nnd policy ; while the Party that chum. i .1 .ijidj... . luinunii u. iii. nnir sacred ?iiui:.ilititiK, in unworthy f it. But, it is largo enough In fLt'.rtit-ii)to the nnmr, ko that, while seeking W dne-t them of it. wo uro lb liire.l to dp. innate ourselves as the Free or Imlopoiulai.t !oino i-aey. Tho title in preferable to that ol" Kcpublirnu n n n!iiiioii on", i f-en nppropiift'ej in our po lilies iiv dineputablc associations, niul of hue be- ruma o: im vioiw import, on necoont ot ua connei tnm wuli Kw.,v Nothin gisin. We fear that where H now obl.:i:-:f, it designate h ci mprund, in wliirl tbe clement of Independent. Piinoimry IK out wiii lic.l by a mixture of irtiyim and Kitom Xoth- Lot ij i ii!ive a clear name tin J n elenn rnrtv. V'lioso inovcmcuti nnd meuiucrs caiinot be niisun dorstuud. 1 I From the N. Y. Tribune. FACTS OF SLAVERY IN KENTUCKY. A CASE OF CRUELTY AND TORTURE. VnTt, (Kv.) Tups.iny, April h lNr.5. On M.m.hiy, tlto Jt!i of March liiKt, a Circuit r.mrt, for iiiMirl'on C unity, comnipnccd. A Grand Jury of BixtPcn h:)i;ikccpprs were cmpantielcd and sorn. On Tuesday, at noon, tho Jury came from thoir rnom into open Court, when the follow ing was vc.ul: "An imiictincnt vs "Alpliena Low is Jr. an J Margaret his wile, for cruel nnd inhunmn treatment of rlavc?. A true till." Upon the rea ling of which the foreman stated tlint it was tlio iiiianimain wish of the Jury that, if the law authorized it, the Court would proceed to take :m W--ii.ite possoit.ion cf the slaves specilicd in the ii'.nctivieut. Tin? cao lieinj; "homething new iin (!r t'.ia S'jn" in this Uiimde, it aj kei t undorad iip;nent uniil the nest morning, when nn order vas nnd-j by Ju 5.;e IhtvM, direotinp the Sherifl' t- talso poRscsion of caid slaves, ((fully a woman i f r.-crliaps CO or C't years, and Martha, a pill 10 or 12 years of ae, and to summon tlio said Alphe n I."i, Jr. and Margaret his wife, to appear in the Uunrbon Circuit Court, on Tuesday, the 20th of March, ti answer the s::id charge According ly, tlio negroes v.ero taken possession of, nnd placed in ti:c custody of Jos. roller, our jailor, nnd tho parties summoned ns directed. Tlio next day, Mr. Lewis came to Taris, and em ployed tho best physician or physicians to ndmin jiter to tho wants of his irntcied slaves ; but, not withstanding their fki'.l nnd tho rapid improvc iiiout made upon them, they were not in a condi tion that their owner could" bring them into Court, nml ui.-rrove the n'.lpgatiiins which were made r. gainst him, or rather which vvero mndo against bis w ifc. l!ut, on tho contrary, when the case was oallcJ up in Court, the Hon. Garrett l'avis, Mr. Lewis's lawyer, remarked, in substance, that the slaves in questioi wcro in tho possession of the Court, and that tho Attorney for the Common wealih could have su;h order made in tho case as be (the Attorney) chose. Whereupon tho attorney Mr. I'tukcrson, of Georgetown, asked lor an ordor to sell said slaves, according to tho statute, of which I subjoin tin extract: "If the owner of any slave shall treat him cru elly and inhumanly so as; in the opinion of a Jury to endanger tho life or limb of such slave, or ma terially to affect his health, or shall not supply his slave with sufficient wholcsomo food nnd raiment, such slave shall be taken nnd sold for the benefit of the owner. On the petition of nny person, ver ified by oath, or upon the presentment of a Grnnd Jurv, setting forth substantially the ill-treatment of the slave, tho Court shall cause the owner of Hie slave to bo summoned, and m ly, if it shall ap pear proper, direct tho Sheriff or other officer to take possession of tho shire and hire Jiiin out, pen ding the proceedings; nnd such judgment nnd or dors shnll bo given by the Court as the finding of the Jury shall justify." Art, 4, sees. 2 and 3. Ke vised Statutes, vol. li, p C34. Tho Court then rendered a decree to that: effect, appointing Thou. A. Taylor a Commissioner, and directing him to advertise said slaves for sale, on Monday, the 2d day of April, it being County Court day- for lbjiirl on County. Xhev were ad vertised hy sticking the follow ing pnper upon the Court-House door, and in no other way, nnd at no ot'ier place that the writer is aware of: Commissioner's Sale or Slaves. As Commis sioner, under a J'crree of the Bourbon County Court, at the March Term, LS53. in the caso of Al pheus Lewis nnd Margaret his w ile, 1 will expose to public sale, at tho Court-llouse door, in Paris, on tho 2d day of April next, County Court day lor said County, on a credit of four months, two valu able slaves to wit: a negro woman aged about 25, nnd a negro girl about 12. Persona wishing to purchase, can see said slnves by calling on J. Pot ter. Bond, with approving security, will be re quired, having the lorce und ell'ect of replevy bond." . -March 22, 1853. TII03. A. TAYLOR, Com missioner," Notwithstanding we have two newspapers pub lished in Paris, and it is the custom to ndverlisc valuable property sold under a decree of Court, iu the papers, tlio Commissioner nnd both of the ed itors, who are lawyers, and doubiless heard of the case, for it produced more general excitement than nny case that was in Court, however kept it out oi me paper, u ny is tins sol tor answer it may be said that the predecessor of the editor of sue mi, nn- it recent notice ox me passage ot Matt F. Ward through our town, in which ho de lioinina'ed him ns the "great unhung." was attack ed shortly nftcrwnrd in the city of Lexington by the Flournuys, a'nl genteelly caned; and, when he was afterward told that the Flournoyg were rela tives of the Wards, and that they were influential ......... ...i. i. mi.. . t uht to have known that Ward wns related to some one. Both of our editors know that "Alphe-! US Lewis and Marearet bis wife" have ninnv wealthy relations, and it is even yet true that "tin kit hath mninjf.h'itJs." It was evident, however, thnt the neighbors of Mr. Lewis intended to do all that the law would ' enable theni to do, tj correct the evil complained j of, and it is generally understood that if there is a I repetition of such conduct as has been lately per-1 petrated, the law wilJ not beealled into requisition inasmuch as it is a very inefficient one, such con- duct, they say, shall not again te known to them Mnd go unpunished. I .It will be observed that our law docs not rrohib- it our tyrants from reapplying themselves with serv Hits, or rather slaves; nor, indeed, doe it take Jrjm them, or only for a time, those that have been , uavoarogsiy iroated. Jlr. Alexander, a merchant t f Paris, after seeing these negroes, became very anxious to pur. li .s the cider one, from the fact that he, about two year ago, bought her father and , mother at the same time Mr. Lowi bought Sally and ho had found them to be good servants, nnd wished lo buy bnr, measurably to gratify her pa- re-.is, noi uououng mat sne too wan a good ser Tnt, as she wan so represented at the sale two men too, wnose pontics were with The I lag, nnd , therefore he ought not to have published such n j iiutico, Jio replied: that he did not know they were; In commenting upon this, the editor of : The Citizen said that the editor who was caned , ' -years ago, and so her countenance indicated. But ' lie was informed by the sheriff that there would ' be no use in entertaining such an idea as Mr. Lew Is had made an arrangement to have a negro-buyer bt thn alo to bid them in for him, as ho was de ' torniiuod that they should not I sold to remain in ' this country. So tho sequel proved. They wore ' hi 1 in br Mr. Lew is's agent, mot t! ey have been "removed to parts unknown. Whether their tor- tuios hare ceased, 'deponent snith not;" they arc evidently not yet in a condition to be taken off for bale. Mr. Lew-is not defending the case, the testimony "wis oot elicited in open court, but it ha been free ly made known by the Grand Juror, a presented 10 then). Before the Jury, 'one of Mr. Lewis's Miguhor, Mr. David Montgomery, of revolutiona ry do -nt, te.nills.1 that on the rt Monday in " -I" r"" "" " 1 houpo in n state tluit Iilt first words iicsought them "to I tdcaso Id lup K'Nfni liw Ihoit tiro. r . . . : . : : n j. u log- rf m. Jiw, beside l.ruine. upon hei head, and Ceding nt ,he cars. .ho had , , evening chill aficr chill. This neighbor noted .,...nnci nnd man,-v' nnJ ""wnil.lo girl wn soon enveloped i a cm Inner before hi lire, nn.l he sallied out it. search of other neighbors, dcterniinid to liavo thcui witness the horrid speeta do. I iifortiinately, licnr ly all of them were iu Paris, lie siici redcd. bow ever, in finding two, who saw the gill while nt h's house. Ho then, in compnnv with one of them, went to Mr. Lewis's houso lie nlso being in town. I'pon tho ringing of the bell, Mrs. Lewis presen ted herself at tho door. A short conversation en sued, in which Mis. Lewis acknowledged that slip had corrected the girl, and that she had bade her never to show herself ngnir. in her presence. Mr. M. replied thnt she was in a very bad condition, and that she had better send for "her; upon which the door was shut in their faces. It was nlso made known to members of the Grand Jury, though not in the Jury room, by w hite men in 'Mr. Lewis's employ, that Sally, (who is a grown woman, and, I think, the mother or childred) was stripped by Mrs. Lewis's direction entirely nnked, nnd her heels tied up to a tree about four or five feet from the ground. She then mndo a r.egro man force the pump, nnd another nrgro woman direct the hose so ns to drench her with wntrr. while she would stand off a pace nnd pelt her with stomp until she would tire, nnd then she wr,l,j (.,',. t(, her more favorite method of tor.ure, the hot iron. 1 he reason these men iu Mr. Lewis's employment were not summoned before the Grand Jury was. that there wn a sufficiency of testimony without tl:m, especially in the case of the younger girl. Had they been summoned, Mr. Lewis would have anticipated the wholo proceedings and put the ne groes out of the way a thing that the neighbors teered their information to the Jury," nnd wished! it confirmed by tho appearance of the negroes. Tho writer of this saw the slave in tbn inil :,, ery anxious to prevent, tor thev had vo on company with divers other gentlemen of Paris and llourboii county, and! will say that Sallv had old scars upon her back ns large lis one's hands; sores ui-r ui.s, tiiigns ana legs, that could scarce ly he coveied with the palm of tho hand. The smaller one's condition has been described above. She enmo to jail with no other clothing on than a lir.soy dress. You nro ready to inquire who nre ihis '-Mr. Al-pht-us Lewis and Margaret his wife." lie is the son of Alpheus Lewis, Sr., of Clarke County, Kv. Mr. Lewis, Sr. is said to be a nicmhei of the ISa'p tist Church. (Cnlvinistio is the term of distinc tion in this country,) a man of wealth nnd reputed to be one of tho best of families. Mrs. Lewis's maiden name was Scott, nnd perhaps she line in-: inherited from her lather. Hubert Scott, a 1 estate thun any lady now living iu our County. Her father died wh le she was ouilo vminsr. 'iler mother nltcrward married again. Iler mother and step-father nre of the same religious faith with Mr. Lewis's father. The stcn-father neinsioni.llv preaches, perhaps regularly. If these parents have brought up "Alpheus and Margaret his wife" in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, the wise man erred when he said train up a child in the way he should go, and when ho is old he will not depart from it. Their fortuno is nmplo. They spend much of their time in New Orleans, and other cities. Their large estate, in a good neighborhood, in Bourbon county, not being situated upon a Macadamized road, is rot a suitable place for them to dwell in. They purchased a fine piece of land in Gov. McDowell's survey, and built upon it a handsome dwelling nfter the most approved modern style. They laid out their grounds with taste, made a splendid carriage road, nnd e-rouns of handsome ever-greens decorate their beautilul nnd extensive yard ; so that the traveler, upon the road between Paris nnd Lexington, (nnd which, by-the-byc, is said to be one of the finest roads in the I'nionA as he passes, would doubtless feel thai nero was a paradise; lor hero, nature nnd art have comlined to make this place lovely nnd enchant ing. Oh! shame, that it should be anything else than paradisical ! But here is the residence of "Al pheus Lewis, Jr., and Margaret, his wife, 'i,n..itt r..m. o.i.:'i I..... .... ? ..v.u v.... o a,r,ii mil. .uiu m. c&icusive renu thnt she took more pains to depict the Logrces than the Shelbys. It is known, bowevor, that good servants have sometimes been sold ; and it is also known tlmt no female character is personated in the book that equals or approximates to Mrs. Low in cruelty nnd inhumanity. kextilkian. Sr. In w(.l,. in . , hf.,1 deen, "i, I'f JufTTf 7 CC 'L' 'T1"8' 1 l u?ih. Mr. S M-k .""" ..n.i.!i : J . I ir i - r9 U",USt "f: a master selling his favomo servant, and SLAVERY IN THE TRACT SOCIETY. us members multides who believe, with the father of mcthodism, that American slavery "is tho sum of all villainies," is, nevertheless, thus dp relatives. voted to the support of a system of cruelty and practical heathenism 1 Whence is it that a So- It !b well known that while tho publications of the American Tract Society condemn card playing, dancing, uovcl-reading, tho nniusements of the circus and theatre, nnd tho like, they arc utterly silent in repaid to the abominations of American Slavery. Millions of our own country men are, by law, prevented from rending the Scriptures are denied the conjugal nnd parental relat ous are sold in the market with brutes, nnd are, with their posterity, doomed to vice, igno rance and degredation. Y'et, this religious So ciety, which raises its voice against the iniquity of the ball-room, utters not a murmur against any one of these outrages ngainst justice, mercy, decency and Christianity. Nay, it would appear, from its multitudinous publications, that it is utterly unconscious of the very cxisteney of Ame rican shivery. musters, churches nnd religious periodicals are protcstinc nirainst the nro-shivei v r this Society: but all in vain. Its nress holdx il.e even tenor of its wny, rebuking all sins, great unu uitio, except sucn ns are committed against men with dark skins; thus giving its silent, but powci-rul, inllueiiee in behalf ol slavery nnd its indefinite extension. But whence iB it that a powerrul religious institution, embracing among cicty aminly tuppoittd by the contributions of Northern C'hiistiuns (its income the last year from donations and legacies was Sliii an ,.ri,;..i, the slave States und Territor.es contributed only fi;,C83,40j. carefully expurgates Irom its English reprints every sen'eme thnt can, in nny degree, be distasteful to slave-breeders, slave-traders or slave-catchers ! The answer to these questions is to be found in the Constitution of the Society. The members w ho assemble nt the annual ni'ecting nominally elect a Board of thirty-six Directors. The annual meeting is a promiscuous multiude, collected to hear ceechea. At iiuwiTi rif ilia a t nr. cises, and amid the hum and bustle of departure! a list of Directors for the ensuing year, previously prepared, is proposed for adoption. No ballots given, no scrutiny is made of the persons present given, no scrutiny is made ot the persons present entitled to voio. in toe list proposed a unani mous "Ayo" is responded, as a matter of course. To give a color of nationality to tho Society, these Directors aro selected from different parts of the t'niun: from Maine to Louisiana, and even California. Twelve form a quorum, and this quorum is, of course, taken from this city and vicinity, and represents the commercial inllueiiee of tho Metropolis. The Directors have nothing to do directly with the selection of books and tracts to be published, tut indirectly they render the press as much subservient to slavery as if it were under the supervision of the New York Union Safbty Committee. By the Constitution, the Director appoint a publishing Cnninitiee of not less than three nor more than six; anil each member of this Com uiittee has an absolute, unqualified veto on every tract proposed for publication. Latterly, as we all know, the pro-slavery policy of the Society, and the official declaration of the Secretary that, its present policy would not be changed, luivo ex cited much puhlio animadversion, and the agi tation i increasing. If complaint is made to nny of the Directors, or other officers of the Society they may tell you that they are not responsible f the ueucs tf the jrefs; n-v, (bit ieo fhe I THE ANTI-SLAVEKY Society cannot .control it. Tho wholo responsi bility "rests with the Publishing Committee. Ap neiifto tho Committee, nnd each ma tell vmi that ho is only one of six, and each of the otlur five hns h veto on nny tract thnt he mny recom mend. Hut it so happens that those six are nil Northern clrrgrman, nnd it wns possible that the pressure of public opinion, if not the monitions of conscience, might induce them to sanction some tract indicating a mild dissent (mm the riehteous- f j , : ...:n: . " ness oi ucosriing miiiio.is irom access to the liiblo nnd those laws which, by refusing to ac knowledge their mnrringo relations, virtually con demn them to concuuiiingo. Hi re wn n danger lo i e giinrur.i ngniuri. mm n niosi Clicctunl ex pedient for this purpose hns been adopted. Last year, the Her. Nnhemiah Adams, 1). 1). Buntmi, the well known apologist of slavery, wn placed on the Pi.blishing Committee. Slavery, in the pers in of this gentleman, now keeps watch nnd ward over the press o( tho American Tract Society with ns unsleeping vigilanco ns it could hats exer, ciscd had the editor of the Aru lorjfc llaahl, or even of the AVc Yuvk Observer, been appointed its sentinel. Tiiduue. From the True American. MILK AND WATER. This fluid is in extensive use in these latter dnvs, Tho supply seems exhaustless tho dcmnml pti sively great. And what is particularly noteworthy n.MFu. i . uou uic iiuiu, i.a now used, contains a ,.ioi ji I'i'oiiucriiiicc oi uiu inner nnd less nutritive ingredient. So the compound becomes nn impo- etit and usvlcsa niixcurc flat in taste and weak ening in ellect. Nevertheless the public maw craves it, nnd seems pleased with it. Dropping the figure wc mean to sav that the Tuiliti,-. nnl sentiments of the present day nre of nn exceeding ly cuiiKcrviuive, vacillating, miiK-nna-.vntcr char acter, in many respects. People live according to the dictation of the ago they nro h nn in. Every body lives to please eve-vbody. Tho plain, unem bellished, impartial truth suffers for want of utter unco. i c may ail talk everybody talk" yet we are not understood t mean nnythiue-. Thi ,lil,,t. cd fta,e "f tmnPn 'H dependent, we think, upon the ""'""S approbutiveness nnd sociality of human nature. Men love to cultivate sentiments of triend slliP 'Vlt" une another. They lovo to dwell in the su"s each otlicr a favor courting forever eacn oiner s praise. iicnce. whatever g-ios to en gender animosity, bitterness and prejudice is care lully avoided. Yet this course is derogatory to strict uprightness nnd high toned principlo It often, indeed, immolates both. And yet, so goes the world. We arc nt liberty to denounce a deed in general terms, but we may make no " local " application. We may speak, as reformers, of ccruiin acts of immorality certain practices of crime but, meantime, we may not nt all nllude to the nctors in such deeds of immorality and crime. 0, no, wo mean nobody in particular we speak only of great fundamental principles wo inlk in ine nosiract. ii, However, we ilo menu anybody, it is some one at a great distance nobody in the neighborhood nobody within hearing "distance. So if some mistaken evil-doer in our immediate locality begins to chafo nnd feel injured by our general denunciation, wo forthwith assure him that he, ..f nil others, was not thought of no allu sion to him in the least. Now we submit whether nil this is right or ex pedient. Is it not ndvisublo to speak the OnM, whether men will bear or forbear? Is it not best to expose wrong and outrage, though the accusa tion lies at your nearest neighbor's door? Let men speak plain, nnd have done with tho misera ble, evasive, milk-and-water diction of the times. Let us be without compromise without conceal ment. So shall we best maintain thn miroir ,,r consistency, and tho dignity of truth. NO WAR, AFTER ALL. ioc v. on every morning, r rcoiieui can net meet- Lad been called, adjourned and called again, at ,n "f "hid. the President's voice had bee. "still for war." And, lastly, Commodore McCau senting i it i. .,.. .i,-r...'iJ .,:,i i ........ Ten dnys ago, the whole country was in a high stnte of warlike excitement fighting men were as red in the face as turkey cocks, nnd all the old women trembled in their shoos, for that Gen, 1'ierce it wns hoped by some, reared by others, and said by all had determined to "pilch into" Spain nnd get op n first ulnos wt w'uh thnt dtlir-l'l power. There could he no doubt about the mat ter. It was a settled thing. The Union, the President's organ, had opened its battcrios and was firing volleys of editorial saltpetre towards ut r Wll,r ,(l0 . rniell Sr.anlsl. crnisnr .h. came across his track. Everything, in fact was arranged, and wo wait ed in momentary expectation of hearing a cannon ade at tho South ami ot seeing the smoke of bat llo rise from the Gulf, telling that Commodore McCauleywas pouring his broadside into some Spanish war-ship und inaugurating the President's great war. But it wns nil fudge. We have heard from Com modore McCauley ; nnd instead of firing ennnon halls at Spanish cruisers, ho is chumming it with Inptnin General s carnage witnessing a review of the Spanish nriny, and hob-nobbing with the nu thoritics genernlly. tYhnt else could be expected f How could the public bo guilty of the strange miscalculation of : v ; i . u;i)uniiig.iiiai our i rcsmeiH was going to get up u w ar witn i-paio, r ranee anu rmgiand r Gener al Pierce is better versed in fainting than fighting, and nut the man by any means, to plunge the coun try into a fracas, as long as he can avoid it. SI. Louis Intelligencer. "THE BLACK SIDDONS." M"e find in the Boston papers hitrhlv laudatory i notices of Mrs. Wobb, a colored lady. who. under the above sobriquet, is giving Dramatic Readings in that city to large and intelligent audiences. The Atlas says that, "all circumstances considered her performance was really remarkable, and fully merited the applause with w Inch it met. Hrr read ing was spirited, chasto and elegant; and tlie self possession of her bearing in connouion with her intelligence and truthful conception of the mean ing of the author, gave her supremacy over the passion of the character and the emotions of her hearers. 1 lie approbation ol a numerous audience was almost constant, nnd interrupted only by that profound silence, which a distinguished actor long since deceased, deemed prclerable to the most tumultuous cheering." Tho Tiltyiaph ulso commends her performances very higlilv, nnd re cords the disgraceful fact, that, nfter taking lodg ings at the Marlborough Hotel, she was informed that she could not bo admitted to the public table for her meal, but that sho could be luruished with them nt her private room, nt on extra expense! Even the usual courtesy, upon which the Marlbo ro' has prided ifelf so much, of inviting its guests to the morning religious exercises, wns emitted towards her! And this, liecnuse tlie gifted lady, ns she truly i. in every sense of tho word. h,i o dark skin. Mrs. ebb took counsel of her self. k , 'Ml'8, eh, f'"' "" went at once w ,".e : ' roceivea tho I ', to the Vt inthrop House. attention nnd hosiiitalitv recommendation of u ordered hotel. Standard. Wn.T it Costs to Call a Mam a Negro f The case of William T. Dove ,-. J. 11. Mcblair, which has been on trial lor some days past before the Circuit Court at Washington, was terminated on Monday. The libel of which Mr. D-.ve complain ed was the circulation by Mr. Mi-Blair, during the municipal election eanvass of 1M2, nt which time lha plaintiff wa a candidate for Alderman, of report that Mr. Dove was tainted with African blood. The jury in a few minutes returned a verdict of $10,000,lhis sum being the full amount or dama ges claimed. The plaintiff directed that the judg ment be entered to the use cf liiclmrd Waihich, Ksq trustee, to apply the proceeds to tlie payment of the costs and expenses of tho suit, and the re sidue to ho divided botweeu the two orphan Asy. buns (the Protestant and Catholic) of tho city of Washington. "An Abolition Riot." The New York Journal uf Commerce calls the destruction of a newspaper office at Parkvillo, an "abolition riot." A news paper is charged with holding; in a milder form the sentiments that were pronoanoed by Washine ton, JtflW-jn, nd Franklin, the -tntimems tht BUGLE. are hold by an overwhelming majority of the Northern people of this country, nnd by a respec table, intelligent nnd reflecting minority in the Si-uth. For this offonce the office is ncked, the live of the editor are threateno 1, and they nre told thnt if they go to Kansas nnd set up a pnper there, the mob from Missouri will follow tbm nnri murder them. And this the Journal of Commerce calls au "ubolition riot." Yor. Jour, ' The Anti-Slavery Bugle. SALEM, OHIO, MAY 12, 1855. THE KANSAS REBELLION, Produces no burst of Indignation from the great mas of the press north, such as it would, had it occurred in !ofence of anything else than Amcri can Slavery. The northern people, quietly pursue thoir way, still bent upnn continued union with the slavo power, which as these events prove be yond controversy, is bent on uprooting every vestige of liberty.oxeept the liberty of maintaining and extending tho slavcholding dominion. The press south, is cither silently consenting or open in its approval, while the pro-slavery press of Knn sas.in the most outrageous manner isalvoeating.the suppressing of just and wholesome law, the de struction of property, murder nnd civil war. Things bear truly, a vory romarkablo aspect. The members of the Kansas legislature have been as sembled, first in Missouri to carry on the rebellion, next at tho Methodist Mission, headed by John son tho Methodist minister, where with closod doors, they have been perfecting their plans of pro-slavery revolution. Methodists Ministors arc threatened with tar and feathers nnd even death by hanging, if they come from the church north (a fitting extension of Know-Nothing principlos, though a most unmerited return for tho pro-slavery servility of tho northern church,) while a por tion cf tho Church through its organ nt St. Louis, tho "Christian Advocate," approves and aids the slaveholding, murderous anarchy of the mob, as presenting a most favorable opportunity for the establishment nnd extension of the Mcthodism, nnd Christianity it advocate. Witnoss the extract from the St. Louis Chrirlian Advocate," on our first page. There is one thing comforting even in these torriblo developments. In spite of the prcscut apathy of tlio pople. t'uoy givo .us smno hope, that these extravagant and horrible onormi mity, may at length arouse the mass of the Ameri can people from their guilty stupidity nnd teach tliein the true value, the inovitablo results, of their long cherished union, loliticnl nnd ecclesiastical with the deadly foes of liberty, justice and morali ty. Would that they were wise and would learn without such fearful demonstration, but if they will not, wo can only utter our warning arid rc ........ i ., . . . . . " quieuy nwnir inni revolution which these outrages against moral law will surely bring. A LITTLE FEARFUL. Slaveholders are not always courageous, though they do generally play the braggart. They havo their seasons of apprehension, and conscience will make cowards of them all at times. A Mobile editor writes as follows of (ho results of the late elections: " Tho success of tho nbolitionists. in th rnont election of tho United Statos Senators from the iNortli and Jorth-West, is ominous. The party which twenty years ago. was ridiculed in thn M,.rih for the insignificance of its numbers and fanati cism, and treated with contempt in tho South, now controls the political destinies of States like New York. In the East, Not th and West, the reverber ations of their cannon echo over hill and valley tho fiendish joy of their triumphant hosts. Their bonfires and rockets luridly glare upon their cold sky and snow clad earth, iu commemoration of vic tory. "Along road, river and lake, upon sea shore and lnouutaiu, from Massachusetts to Wisconsin, shout answers shout from thoir jubilant follow ers. " Abolitionism, tho offspring of crazy preachers and foolish women, the bantling of dirtiest dema gogues, now takes a seat in the Senato Chamber, to counsel in the greatest assembly in the world, and to advise tho President of a Hirml,i;..nf It has demoralized tho Whig and Democratic par tics which sought its lewd embrace. It laughs to scorn the Know Nothing party, which we were told would Americanize and convert it from its pestncrous course to conservatism. "It scoffs at tho woid of God, tramples on tho Constitution, violates sacred oaths without re morse, and yet tho North tho nious 'iinhl. ebrated for its schools, for its churches, for it Sabbath ordinances, for Toinperance laws, for nioral reform, it boldly marches forward, conqucr- c.o.jr niijr umi opposes it. what docs this portend? What will be the end of this begin ning? Tin AtAni;nn .. r i - i i , .... v n.wu u, iiicouicriii Auoution oenators is not tne triumph ot men. Mr. Seward's and Mr. Wilson's election is no exponent of individual suc cess. It is tho exponent of great nioral power. It is the pulsation of the heart of a great revolution which has been gathering strength slowly but with accelerated progression from tfie dxy that Arthur Tappan and Horace Greeley put the ball of Abolitionism and Communism in motion. Sew ard and Wilson are but flies upon the massive wheels of the car of Juggernaut, which will soon crush all North and South that como in its resist less way. It is not Seward nor Wilson that ore to be feared. It is ideas that live that revolution ize, not men. Let not tlie South be limited in her view, and lose sight of a great revolution, in watch ing the success of men. If. then, the recent eloction of Abolition Sena tors is an index of a revolution in the North, nnd not of individunl'success. and if it. 1, trim .1,,,. revolutions uever go backward, what has the South to do ? She must look to no party nor man North of Mason and Dixon's line for surety. She must not expect it in the Constitution. The South must prepares to rely upon horsclf, for Abolitionism will at no distant day put her out of the pale of tho Union." Like this writer, slaveholders generally have the impression that the North ought lo put thorn out of the Union, if she would maintain her own lib erty, and hence their apprehensions lest she should. They take the North to bo sincerely anti-slavery earnestly so hence they charge disunion upon tier as a settled purpose, and the vows of attach ment to this existing, preposterous Union, when made by Free Soilers, Republicans and Liberty 1'nrty men, gnin small credit at the South. Slavo-, holders nre sincere in their attachment to the Union j for they have the Union without making any concessions to liberty. The Union is to them a consistent one a possible one. It is not a Un ion of liberty and slnvory, or of abolitionists and slaveholders, but a Uuion of North and South for the support of slavery. Nothing can be more di verse than Northern Bepublican and Free Soil, and Southern pro-slavery views of the Union. The former hope lo have a Union w hich, while it tol erates slavery in the States, shall exclude it from tho General Government. Vain expectation. The latter intends the Union mainly if not sololy for the support of slavery; intends that slavery shall re main the controlling clement of the General Gov ernment, and expects and intends it to subdue liberty in the non-slaveholding States. From the difference in the intent of Northern and Southern unionists, arises one marked difference In the Nor thern nnd Southern advocacy of the Union. Nor thern p-lit'.rians, b?e-.cr anti slavery in their professions, nevor oppose slavery In argument or hsrrangne. without einnhfttientiv nnd fnrmnllv con- conceding the rightful, constitutional existence of slavery la the States.tnd disclaiming all purpose of ueiroying it Ihorc. Slaveholding Unionists from South and North, make no concessions to liberty. They never provide for the Integrity of such parts ofthe constitution as favor liberty. They attempt no reooncilintion of the antagonisms of liberty and slavery, hence their Union is a practicable and ex isting one, so long as North and South are pro-slavery togothor. When the anti-slavery revolution shall como to the North, which this Mobile editor fears, but which i not yet, then the North will put the South out ofthe Uuion, unless the revolution shnll extend nlso to her, nnd sho shnll submit to liberty a the North now does to slavery. Developments in Kansas nre Adding new demon strations which it would soom tho most stupid could hardly (ail to comprehend. God speod the timo when all, even politicians, shall soo and hoed them. THE CAUSE. The offence committed by tho Parkvillo Lumi nary, which was punished so summarily by the mob, consisted in the following gentle reproof of the late Kansas invasion by the Missouriaus. After giving an account of the election, the Lu minary proceeded to say t " We have occupied conservative and national ground, promptly opposing the measures and men who have brought on this crisis. Will the Presi dent meet it? Surely he cannot longer follow counsols from among Abolitionsts and Nullificrs? Thn flniin', iLm.nJ. tknt .i,n.i fi.m Ann....,. mon have tho direction of public affairs who will virtually no law in Kansas, and no security fot liTe nnd nronertv. save in the sense of honor nnd justice chonshed by every truo pioneer. This may RATA tllApmintrv imm liliwululim. .nil Mm l.nnipn. l.lltl.nrifv il il-AimritH I mlirAa nf lni.i.,na IinvA mcnt is held up to ridicule and contempt, and its .. .1: 1 . .1 i .: , J - - - - - M - lm.n .7 ; .. 1 .. 1 -...I 1 1 .. :...,! . l. 1 tjvit u.n'it,ii-i, unu uiiilid i.j.pwmicvi lug ,uuai 111. VA In mmn inal.nun, Itiann fr i a r,t ntt with !u.,iIb' ,,".T."" , ", r"'- and bowio-knives-and some , of those elected are going to tho Governor swearing that if he does not givo a certificate of election immediately, they will n,. ft .v v.v...... ......... ...... .. ..v.wub ..v. givo a certificate of election immediately, they will cut his throat from car to ear I' la the flag of our country to be no longer a protection ? or are indi- ... J " " .. ,-. WW.... . . -. w ...... viduals or companies of men to declare, Wt will! ., . . 1... O !.,' aim ii host oe so, wiinnui regaru 10 inw i is mis what the authors of the Nebraska-Kansas bill meant by Squatter Sovereignty?" Slave extensionista, it seems, can tolerate the utterance of no measure of truth, however small. They hate and fear it. But vain are their efforts for its destruction. " It is mighty, and will pre vail." TRACTS OF THE AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY. ine executive Committee ot the American Anti-Slavery Soeiety have issued the following tracts for gratuitous distribution : The Executive Committee of the American tracts for gratuitous distribution No. 1. The United States Constitution Examined. No. 2. Whito Slavery in the United States. No. 3. Colonization. By Rev. 0. B. Frolhingfiam. No. 4. Does Slavery Christianize the Negro ? By Rev. T. W. 'ligginson. No. 5. The Inter-State Slave Trade. By John G. Palfrey. No. 6. The " Ruin" of Jamaica. By Richard Hildroth. No. 7. Revolution the Only Remedy for Slavery. No. 8. To Mothers io the Free States. By Mrs. E. L. Follen. No. 9. Influence of Slavery upon the White Popu lation. No. 10. Slavciy and the North. By Charles C. Burleigh. No. 11. Disunion our Wisdom and our Duty. By Rev. Charles E. Hodges. No. 12. Poetical Ticces. No. 13. Tho Two Altars: or, Two Pictures in One. By Mrs. Harriet B. Stowe. Tlie Committee feol that they may well congrat ulate the Society, and all who desire the downfall of elavcry, upon the high excellence of this series of tracts. They deal with thoir various subjects in a masterly way, and are suited, a id, we believe. destined to do a great work in behalf of genuine anti-slavery. Other tracts aro expected soon to follow. Wo hope that the members of the Society, and the friends of the anti-slavery cause, will not allow the Tract Publication Fund to become exhausted. The demand for the tracts has been great, and still continues. They have been sent to all parts of the Eastern, Central and Western States. At the .par ticular suggestion of a much-respected friend of the anti-slavery cause, we add that the cost of ste reotyping a tract of eight pages, and nublishine five thousand copies of it, is about Fifty Dollars. Ihe cost ot stereotyping is not far from one dollar and fifty cents per page. In making donations, persons can indicnte the particulaftract, or tracts, in behalf of which they may prefer to have their donations applied. Donations should be seut to Francis Jackson, Boston, Treasurer of the American Anti-Slavery Society. In behalf of the Executive Committoe. The above tracts are for distribution at Joel McMillan's, Salem, Ohio. A Bargain Proposed. The Vireinia naner are . " . ri - proposing to the President, that iI.av vill Wise and tho Administration ticket in Virginia, if he will remove Governor Reeder and substitute Judge Loring in his place. Such a bargain might help the President's reputation in Platte county, Missouri, but would do little for him in New Enu- land and the north-west. But the President will certainly have to do something handsome for Judge taring, provided Governor Gardiner complies with the request of the Legislature and removes him from office. Slaveholders are always ready and more than willing to have their seniles rewarded. provided the General Government will foot the bill' winch ot course it muBt do in Judge Loring's cane t, . . . . .,.,.. . For is he not a martyr to his fidelity to that preat ..,;,.. Brf:i. .i' .....I.:.... . ' - a n - A Problem for SoLunoN.-Somebody in tbe New Brighton Record ha. been justifying Slaver, on account of it. benefiting the slave, and convert. ing Africa. Another correspondent of the R ing Africa. Another corresnondent of .h- P.. cord coucludes a reply, to this pious justification as follows ; In conclusion, it might be pertinent to intro duce the following problem which was propoun ded some years ago by the 'American Citizen' to ma nu.uncun iuurciies. " .....V..UU,, viiuiviicb, i "Durinir fort rnnri nf f I.:.. l . . I j j - .".aniwni.rjr iitm.r, forty folTrcrirSitVtder't'be fiSfi rican Missionaries. The average increase in slave, in this country is about seventy thousand a year. whom to teach to read the Bible is a penal offence. Now, if one thousand pagans are nnnually ovan- ipcixiA when the "know ledn. ,.f r.nj -Voii' A." v m ,i . . .. TOivriumiiriii as the waters the sea." Ycnr fsithfulty, O. R I. THE GOVERNOR OF KANSAS. Lnt week Governor Reeder returned to Easton Pa., his old residence. He received a publio wel come from his formor neighbors. In reply to congratulatory addross. lie said (hat while ha retained his former riews of "popular sovereign--ty," the people of Missouri had nmsied him by their reckless disregard of all constitutions and compacts, thnt the territory of Kansas had been invadod at the Jato election ty a regular organized army, which armed to the tooth, took possession of thoir Lallot boxes and made a legislature to suit their pro slavery purposes. "Kansas was subdued, subjugated and conquer ed by armed mon from Missouri, but her citizen were resolved never to giro up the fight for theif freedom, and the independence of their soil from foreign control or interference. The State of Mis souri would be called upon to disavow nil sympathy with those border ruffians. If she refused, the South would bo callod on to discountenance her. If the South refnso, the solemn duty would de--volvc upon the North to take up the matter, so that the rights of her sons who had settl-d in K. n, on the faith of solemn compacts, rhall be tin- dicatod and sustained, lie declared that the ac counts of the fierce outrages and wild violeneAi perpetrated as the election, published in the north ern papers, were in no wise exaggerated. He con cluded by saying that Kansas was now a ennnimr..' ed country conquored by force of arms but that tier citizens were resolved never to yield their rights, and relied upon tho North to aid thm t demonstrations of publio sentiment, and all other legal moans, till they shall be fully and triumphant' j. vindicated " THE GOVERNOR OF KANSAS. For the Anti-Slavery Bugle. Office of the N. Y. Abolition 48 Beekman St. N. Y. May 4, 1855. ! Mr. Editor : I percoive you have fallen into . - - -- Imp nrror nf ailnnn.!.,. ...... . 1. - 1. .... r. . -w- ' " tun uiu AOOIItlOn OOCIOtT nf Van a-.:. -... . - v.ijr .urn vicinity excludes females. Nothing of the kind was intended or thought of T, ,,,,., . . . , ln"ug" ot. 1116 word " 'n the Constitution is used as the The word ''his" pronoun for "aj ant rtasow." The connection shows this In framing Statutes it is seldom thought neee. sary to write "his or her" when the shows that "ant person" is intended. The mean ing is sufficiently understood. Yours Respectfully, Wm. GOODELL. Sec'y. N. Y. City Abolition Society. We are happy to be corrected in. the rrti1.. referred to, sinco we had fallen into error. Wa are most sincerely desirous that the New York ADoiition Society should te eminently useful. which wo should ..v nv, n women were erclule1 frmi an equal eo-oporation in its dutiss and responsibilities. It i most true that, "It is seldom thought necessary to write his or her when mo connexion shows that any person is intended. " But in thi case, the connection did not show that to us, as the previous action of soma of th ar sons whose names were attached to the proceed- ings.nad proved them unwilling to accept the equal co-operation of women in Anti-Slnvarv So,.;.;. and we had neither seen nor heard of any change oi views or policy on this question. THE WILMINGTON INDEPENDENT. Has passed exclusively into the hands of J. Wesley ChafHn, who is nov solo Dronriator n,l editor. Its true character mav he i.ioV.it r.n. the comprehensively fraternal motto which h& just been placed at its head. "Our count, u i the world, our countrymen are all mankind." Just the sentiment to bo promulgated in these time of Know-Nothing narrowness and proscription. Commenting upon this motto, the editor says: It is a beautiful nnd sublime truth, coroborated1 by the philosophy of mail's nature, nnd sanction ed by thefcrnnd philosophy or divine Revelation. Lpon this truth we base our efforts to reform, and elevate mankind. We would not venerate a re form, movement, that is not predicated upon tha divmely taught, nnd heaven-attested doctrine of the UNIVERSAL BROTHER UOOD OF OCR RACE. It ! upon this doctrine that we base our opposition, to that system, which declares "that man can hold property m man." And upon this established axiom, we also predicate our opposition to tbe principles held, and advocated, by the sti called American Party, that the .ocident of birth should determine the rights of the citizen. We hold that the principles held by the American party are intrinsically nnd eternally at war with the grand, and glorious idea, that the human family is a universal brotherhood. Upon the doctrine, that we find a brother in. every man, wo build our brightest hopes of the civil and ecclesiastical freedom, as well as the intellectual and moral elevation of all mankind. Butalas.how has this pure philosophy of heaven, been eclipsed by the intervention of husnaa. opin ions, nnd human atrocity how has it been per verted bv the selfishimna unit mienntk-n.- r - ....o....tj,.lv.pv Ul U1TI1 despots, and ecclesiastical tyrants. Bow has this. green eartn this rich heritage of the intelligent offspring of our Father-God, been defaced by man's imaginary lineu nf riiatinntiv,.. ir k.. its tortile soil been monoDoKzed S th few while the masses of its richm.t i.. .. v.-..- deprived of its rich, and life sustaining produe-' linn, I - But the canital idea that U mnnVtn ... brethren, is an expansive oe, and like tbe pure atmosphere of heaven it cannot be circumscribed it is train? nVirnnft ikmiiiknni kA i.j dening the hearts of tailing, and oppressed mil- . lions. This glorious doctrine, when honestly em-. uiutcu, icuus io a corresponding eitort on the - nart of I linnO whn m V.r.in tn a.A1, . I. I - - - ... ... .n. v ,w mwm (UB fl IIUIU tion of the highest interest of universal humanity - nuiiou rcgnru w geograpmcai, or geneoiogicai distinctions. We wish the Independent, the most abundant success. We ace sure if it succeeds, tha nrinci- . - - . pies of freedom eitunot fail to be advanced in. Southern Ohio-. Tub Cincinnati Convention. As I i. us, the readers of the Anti-Slavery Standard will get nn erroneous impression or tbe lata Cincinnati n r , . . . .. . vuuvouuuB irom me letter of its Cincinnati Correa. n,u ... .. v'Dn orree- ponueut. Aney would be led to think that it was mainly an exhibition of theoloeical rladiator. ni,"rUl confenUon of liberty-loving perseni. "oklD.U, ,en,ovttl "Wavery. The whole theological d,"cussl,on'M wderaUnd the proceedings.infidei rather than a convention of liberty-loving persons, "nu "nouo. ' irrelevant occupied but a small portion of it. time, at least far leas. than. in the "Correspondent's," somewhat oat-sided ac count of the meeting. Wa cannot agrea with Mr.. French and the "Cincinnati correspondent" thai anti-slavery as well as other reforms ara indebted tu tim vi.urci.aa lur tueir auuuvsa. ju w.v contrary c ... . sj.v.-j . to me churches lor their sucoess. un ine contrary no sib w upiuiuu mas wa mv ;uurv inaenies iq V-ta.W vmt of fMCfew' Casi or S. M. Boom A writ ol error has been granted, returnable to the Supreme Court ofthe j r f 8- f ?. r- of determining the question ofthe limit nf Ha , . inrndlotion between the e-Hirts ef (ha Stafaa and the United Slmes.