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From the Richmond Enquirer December 16. THE SLAVE CONSPIRACY. NEGRO INSURRECTIONS. Every day develops tom fresh s cheme of revolt among the slaves ot the western ami mur sir.ithcrn tales. To (lime already reported in our columns, w hav to add another prepared plan of Insurrec tion jnst detected mid defeated in South Carolina. Oucrrtng at the same tihio in no many seperate Jwcalitres, these discoveries mcgest u tnspicivm tf a Very general sprit of insubordination MHi.uk the negro population, tv hy tiuulil tuts state Jon be exempt from the danger whfvh imperilled ever nearly the entire southern cmnmunity 1 It is not. In Montgomery county and in tho vicinity of Williamsburg, fac'.s have been brought to light which warrant t!ie Apprehension id nn outbreak, fend jwttify the people in the must un try meas ure of tuppressinn. It is a remarkable circumstance in nil these cuemes of meditated insurrection, that Christinas wa delected ns the day of their accomplishment. Now, observing mi wido-spend n pirit ul revolt among the slaves, perceiving tlmt tho same incen diary enures iirrnte in lull vigor in this state and teeing indeed, that indications nt intended outbreak hive been detected in more tlnin one onunty in Virginia, we venture, at the htuard even of exciting unnecessary apprehension, to inquire if it is not the duty of tho authorities and ot the people to provide evert pnssihlo precaution ngainst any demonstration ul' violence among our own negroes f Shall we not be admonished by timely discoveries in other states t Or, shall we neglect our own security, until wo, too, nre exposed to xtreme alarm, if not to actual veil f The military system or Virginia is in utter di lapidation. Out of the cities we have no organiz ed means of protection ngninst a sudden emergen cy. Every consideration, then, suggests the tie necessity of adopting immediate measures of pre vention. Obviously the tic.-t thing to bo dona un der the circumstances, is to nppoiut patrols forthu counties and to vtnniihite the police of the towns to more rigor and vigil.mc?. It it especially im portant that tho counties should be thoroughly pa trolled, so as to interrupt extensive ci tnmuiiica tions among the slaves, and in prevent them from assembling in large numbers, Perhaps, between this and Christmas, tho county court!' limy not bare an opportunity to attend to tho matter ; but the magistrates nt any district have power to no Foint patrols, and '.hey should do it without delay, n Jefnultof their au'.ion, private gentloinen may concert measures for tho discovery and supression of any meditated outbreak. This is a delicate subject, and requires delicate handling We touch it only in discharge of our imperative obligations to the community. Better be reproached, ufier all apprehension it past, wiih exciting an minocessaty panic iiuiong nmid people, than be charged wiili n criminal silence in the possible event of real danger. As it is, we have poken with ull tha reserve compatible villi our object. From the Montgomery Advertiser, republished in the Richmond From the Montgomery Advertiser, republished in the Richmond Enquirer, December 10th. NEGRO INSURRECTIONS IN SOUTH CAROLINA. Under our telegraph head will be found the startling intelligence of a negro insurrection in South Carolina. To what extent tho insurrection ary spirit of the black population of the Stain ex tends, we nre not apprued. We trust it is confined to a email ei'cnt of country, but our fears nre for the worst. For years pant northern emissaries have been in our midst tampering with our slaves; we have too often suffered them to depart un whipped. Tho evil from which our South Curuli- na Irieiids are now Buttering might have been .vetted by more summary treatment cf abolition tcoundrels when caught nt their uiibchief. Simply tarring and feathering and Heeling an ubulitioi.ist it but a child's remedy, and so far from its baring tbe effect to stop his mischief, it will only case harden and make hiui wurse. Hang them when you catch them in your midst tampering wi ll your slaves, say we. Your self-preservation, the security of yourselves and your families, and the peipetuityut tho institution itself, demand thut the life id an uboliiiou emissary should pay the ' forfeit T hi Umerity when vautkt at bis mischief i4"iHi' iwnjr -Tfrarr mm ihhiiiUs now is tb frt Mate shrieking fur freedom and urging tn ignorant, fanatical masse there to a crusade against our institutions, who have in their tiuie been caught at their mischief among us uud suf fered ti depurt unmolested. We say this much uuon the supposition that the blacks of South Carolina are incited by abolition emissaries, and when the matter comes to be in vestigated, our life br it, it will so turn out. They are now doubtless in our midst they are every where throui tha Siutti kud the eiitiro popula tion uf our section should resolve itself into one vast vigilance committee uud purge itself, ns long as there is a limb tu hang them to, of every inter meddling abolitionist 'caught on southern soil. Wherever you catch him, there let hi in find his grave, end uur word lor it, these insurrections will be few and fur between. Detter to hang two or three aOo hi. nists, than to be in continual danger of having our throats cut. From the New Orleans Picayune, Dec. 9. ASSEMBLAGES OF NEGROES. A great laxity has been permitted too long in the enforcement uf the laws against tho gathering 01 blacks, treo negroes and others, in promiscuous crowds, without the presence aud uuibority t f whites. these assemblages have been quite fre quent in this city, and we hear that hundreds at a time nave been known tu be mithered in nublic places. How many collect in private we have no means of knowing, wo are told that such things are not uncoinmou. We are not about to enlarge upon the niiscliiev out effects sf such indulgences. They are obvi ous. The behavior, the morals and the subordina tion of the negrues, are all seriously dumnged by them. The law we believe to be strict enough, il it is properly enlorcod, and it car not lie denied that thore is palpuble occasion for a return to the rigid enforcement ot all the laws which the State policy bas provided for the regulation uf tho ne-gr-.es. We have refrained from publishing a great deal which we receive by mails, going to show that there is a spirit of turbulence abroad in various quarters. One lesson is, however, taught, which should not be neglected anywhere, although no lo cal symptom may have occurred to occasion par ticular uneasiness. I c is that vigilmce out to be exercised everywhere, and that the regulatii.ns which law bas eubl:sned for the orderly beha viour and subordination oi blacks should lie slrict ly administer 1. TUey tiare been very bssely ob served in New Orleans. This should be reformed altogether, and immediately, nnd we therefore ask for it the attention uf those charged with the duty. From the Galveston News, Dec. 4. THE SLAVE INSURRECTION IN TEXAS— REPORT OF THE INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE. The rumors of a nrgro insurrection in Harrison county have led to the appointment of a commit te tu investigate tbe waiter. '1 he couiuiittoe ro- purt lhat they Bod no evidence of any concert ol action, ur any definite ideas among the i.egroes uf what they woul l ur could d , or uf any real inten-ti-Ni ol tioinjr, anything. TUure bad been a good deal of linn-e talk 4tMt th lat election tlto pruepect uf Fremont's elftolion, and tne belief nt vote, that they would be free if Fremont was elec ted." Tha eovaauittee Bad nn evidence that any white wa isajJieated with tha negroes, but thy aujrjcast dM au ity Ut each and every slavehold er keeping a atrica watch aver hi own negroes , a4 ate allowing any aegroe but hia un to vtah hta pramiae without a special pe.-niit. Toey raeusamettd ih keening en patnj ia the sev- -wral beats of trie eouruy. aixi peraiittiag aeicrurs tram BaeaiHK Irna. see plantation fat aatrtker. and asryiag arms. ta. W think thee aeggeitiunt may ha equally applicable to aisny other ouua- NEGRO TROUBLES IN KENTUCKY. LOUISVILLE, December 16. Tha aorraspondeot ef the Joarnal, writing froat CaapbaRffUU, Taylor coaat, Kntucky, a th 10th, snjs t tint n negro boy has disclosed a plot of toe negroes ill that neighborhood, to rieo about Christmas dsy. Severs.) ftitrsts bud been made, and an examination vrns had i n the Oih. before Justice Clnyd, but nothing was elicited save tho statement ul the lioy that he overheard tne negroes say that thry intended to make war on the whilst about Chiistuias, and ilmt if he would join them they wuuld m ike him rich. The negroes are re ported to possess guns, pistols, to. The corres pondent udds tht considerable dissatisfaction exisls generally among tho negroes, which, if not promptly suppressed.may lead to serious trouble. CINCINNATI, December 17. The latest advices from Cumberland Hirer, slnto that twenty-five iron furnace in that region, havo stopped operations, apprehending a negro insurrection. A SLAVEHOLDERS VIEW OF THE RECENT TROUBLE IN TENNESSEE. Hon. Lueion B. Ch'iso, formerly a Democratic member of Congress from Tinuoasee, (though we bclieio a native of New Hampshire) has written a letter to ti.e N. Y. Mirror, in which he gives his views of the recent insurrectionary movements in Tennessee. After saying that lenneasee is not often subjected to the raids of abolitioni.-ts or af- Incted by incemliiiry puMications, that the slaves are well fed and clothed and not overworked, he proceeds to nn inquirj into the causes uf their dis content. And ho traces the trouble to the Presi dential election. Ilo sajs that the people of Ten nessee discuss politics very thoroughly, all the candidates for office being obliged to take the stump, and the contest being very animated on au count of the doubtful character uf the Slate. During the exci'ing contest between the Whigs and Demucrats frum lfo'J to I860, during which the Democrats prevailed eight times and the Whigs seven, Mr. Chaso says : "Politics was the absorb ing topic lif conversation ; they wero discussed in tho parlor, in the dining room, in the fields, at the court, on the high-way, in the quarters of the slaves, in short everywhere, and upon all occas ion ; una the bank, the tariff, the sub-treasury, internal improvement and Mexican war questions, were not only thoroughly understood by tho whites but something more than a faint idea uf their bearings was obtained by tho blacks. The. slaves thus acquired, to a certain extent, a political train ing w hich enablo them lo grasp the outlines of a sutiject." Mr. Chnse proceeds to say : From 1835 to 1P55 tho negro question was rarely discussed. It was reserved for the Presi dential contest of 1850 to cast the tirebtand into ihe political arena, these insurrectionary move ments cannot be attributed to abolition emissa ries, or abolition documents, within the Slate, but to the speeches of Democratic and r illmore ora tors. It is quite possible that the effect of those sneelies mi-lit have been lomenteil t V somu prowling aiiolitioiiists. Kach speaker, undoubt edly, insisted that his candidate was tho strongest throughout tho Union, uud that the only way to deb at I'Vemotit was to vote fur him. Then I'ol l.iwca a critiual examination of tho views enter taiued by the suppo: tcrs of Fremont. It was as verted, doubtless, that the llepublicans had formed nn alliance with, or wero acting in concert with, a body ol men, who were waging a relentless war fare upon slavery, nnd who wero determined, at every lull inl, to abolish it. Tliey doubtless, nlso gave expression to tho fear that the Republican party would become abolitionized, in tnite of the conservative portion of it. who are opposed to disturbing the institu tion where it exists. Whilo the whites listened to thesu statements with indignation, a long line of sable visages, upon the outskirts of the crowd were turned eagorty toward the speaker, and yficedom' seemed to fall at every sentence, frum the lips of the orator. They managed to eompre- ! hend o te idi;n, nnd that was the annunciation of tbe belief, that the institution of slavery would be much less secure if Fremont was elected, than if either Mr. Buchanan or Mr. Fillmore should be chosen. This one idea was repeated in the coal ings, nt tho forge, by the furnace blaze, nt the corn shucking". w-ifa, n.iU t length they caui to entertain th belief that the inhab itant of the Ikurth were iiuwown-iy amuneei m their cause, that they would assist them in their work ef Manghter. The counties of Montgomery, Stewart and Dickson iiro what are known ns tho "iron dis trict, and they became the scene of this excite ment. Not less than ten thousand slaves are em ployed in these aud one or two adjacent orunties. in digging oro. cutting wood, nuking charcoal. nnd performing duly in nnd around forges and lurtiaces. lirue numbers are owned by mm mas ters, many of whom are by the way Northern men others nre hired tu them by the neighboring lurm ers. Hundreds are employed together in the coalings under one overseer. They not only have ample time nnd opportunity tu perfect their schemes, but c.ntras:ing their numercial force with what is deputed lo keep them in order, they imagine themselves invincible iigainst all opposi tion which may bo brought against them. You will thus discover that I trace the excitement among the slaves to the recent Presidential can vass. But I cannot enncieve how that canvass could have been managed in any other way. There can be no doubt that the friends of Fillmore and Buchanan honestly entertai.ied tbe belief that it was only by supporting their favorito that the danger which they apprehended irnm tht election ol 1 remoni could he averted. It was, therelore not only their Constitutional right, but their im perative duty to iivuw that belief. In the oxer cise of that Constitutional right nnd the perform ance uf that duty, they incurred tho hazard of a negro insurrection Tub "Contented" Negroes, Jutt before the rumors camo of the insurrectionary moromente among tho s Lives in the Southwest, Senator Butler ot South Carolina, "the uncle of his nephew," made a speech, in tbe course of which he said : "The institution of slavery in South Carolina, Virginia, nnd the other slavcholdirig States now is no more the institution it was when our fore fathers condemned it than the condition of the native African is equal tu tho elevated position of this people. Our slaves, uf whom you speak so much, are intelligent workmen. Many of them receive two and a half pounds and three pounds of food a week, wi'h plenty of clothing. It is the interest ul ttie master that they shall be cl ithed and fed. Tliet niuke their little crops and are perfectly happy. Some of ibini run away nd tiny have got to coming pack, mat is the worst ol it with those felloe. Laughter. Thev have actually got to coming back. The best fugitive slave law ia the fact that they cannot get any work or anything tu eat when they go to tbe North, and they come back." Jcrv Tat At among tui Sqoatters. A Mr. Montague, one of the escaped prisoners in Kansas, gives the following unique account of a Tecumseh Grand Jury, and bow tliey wcr discharged:- "I understand the grand jury were discharged in Tecum seh the other dn- under rather peculiar circumstance. The Tecumseh district is rather a leculir one : there are ton many free state mn in it, so thut it is hard to fill out a board of jurors without getting now and then a free state man. While they were going on, finding indictments against sen dry individuals, a witness was called un and qnestimied thus; Dn you know of any horse steslios commuted in the territory?' "Yes. sir. I do.' Well, do you know who frmiil ' My self. I had nx hsirses, a wagon and on hundred lollars in money stolen from me.' 'Cmild viu re- cognii the men that took the gc-nls it they were Br vour I could.' 'Are any ot tnem tiere;' Yes air.' 'Weil. ir. point thorn out.' Ye. sir well, viair foreman is one uf them that juror is another, and that another that mm her. and that another.' Jerul what ia ! be diHief The judge waa applied t. ami dischawd the lury at mice. Of eiMiiwe tbi witness waa bronght in and que- Honed by one ol th free state men on the lury.who probably f t wok ot the proceeding aua tuuugtit hi would show them a Yankee trick." Tb suui of $200 ha been given te procure holi day presents for the friendlee cbildrtn on Ran- lay pi lair Island, Nv Yoik, l)c 3VnH-3laccri jungle. SALE H, OHIO, DECEMliEll 27, 185G. BEFORE YOUR TIME. It it the fashion of many people, anli-tlavery among the rest, when they fail to answer the ! arguments of abolitionists, to tell them they are ; . . .... too fast They nre before the nge, and therefore impracticable, and their labor in tain. Suoli for-1 et that If th. !,.. .... I....1. lead off in making them right, and that no man ever leaves the wrong, without boing counted fanatic or foul and probably both by tlmso whoso ., . , interest t to perpetuate tho wrong, or who are j too indolent, cowardly or selfish to encounter Ihej opposition which inevitably hwnits tho man who dares to slop from the track uf tho limes nnd cneoun ter long established and popularcvil. Vuttoet tublisii tho right somcbt.dy must pioneer tho way from the wrong. Though bis own ago stone or crucify him, a future one will build his tomb and i reer bit monument, even nt now politicians nnd priests are raising a monument to Lurejny the victim of their hypocritical selfishness. Garrison by and by will have his monument erected for his unceasing labors against Slavery in the Church and Union even Republican and Democratic Union-savers of the North will yet unito to do him honor. We lately picked tip one of Nathaniel P. Rogers' old editorials, copied from bis inimitable Herald of Freedom published nt Concord New Hampshire some fifteen or twenty yetifs ago. Nobody can ur ever did write such editorials as Rogers. He wroto by inspiration. Ho nnnouueed truth, denounced sin and sinncn and predicted the "good tinio coming," with a prophetic "furor" caught by his quick perceptions and inspired by his impulsive nature. Poor Rogers! after a careot of nublo heroism, his tun went down in a dark cloud of unhn"ines8. But still hit memory is preciuus. He dared to be before his ags in inaugurating and establishing tho glorious nnti-slavety enterprise. Personally we owe much to Rogers. More than any othor man he helped us, as he did thousands of others, to throw off the crushing weight of religious intol erance and bring us into the light of at least com parative freedom ; and such articles as the follow ing nre cherished remembrinces of the means by which such emancipation was effected tho fore runners uf a more wide spread and comprehen sive emancipation to come. : From the Herald of Freedom. BEFORE THE AGE. "You nre too fat." Well, friends, you nro to slow. "You nre altogether ahead of the times." Well, yon ate altogether in the rear of the times at the tail of the times, if I must say it. And which is the ni"st hoi.orablc and useful position T It is nhead of the times, to denounce slavery, and: demand its abandonment. But that is no reason i nnti-slavcry is wrong or unreasonable, or im prudent, injudicious or any one of the epithets a laggard age casts upon it. Is slaveholding right ' Are the institutions that support it, right! Are they for the happiness, benefit, improvement, use fulness, iunocrncy of ihe people? These arc the questions. "You nro before tho Age '." Well, il 1 were not, it is high time I wero. xuu ought to bo, before tho Age. The Ape is wrong. Whoever improves must go before. He must quit the Age, wherein it is wrong, and the chnrgo that , he is before it. is nn admission that he is righf. ,Vhon Robert Fulton told them stenm wns hr-jimi Jhan wind, nn th -water, -Umm hnrse-flixeij th land, fa waWlni iWisthoufHeCr A kit-si way befura. He wasn't man years ihlWI of .it. Th Ak is up with him now. They will begin to ltuild him monuments by ,aad,'1iy, because ho is dead, and it won't do him any good. They trod him under foot, when he was alive, he was "so far "before the Age," nnd called him cr'r.zy t Mono moniac I suppose they called him. One poor man got the notion, some nge ago, that the sun didn't whirl round tho Earth but that it was more likely and reasonable that the appearances that looked as if it did were brought about by the Earth's turning round on its own nxletn-e. They came nigh hanging or burning him for it. They let him off, I believe on the ground of insanity. They made him give it up, though publicly to save his life. The Sulcmns got hold of him i lie Roverend Divines God's specially called. ordained and set apart ministers chosen of God to yiiiclc the people to Heaven. They must know all about the sun and stars nnd tilings up in the firnianent they are guides to Heaven. They said it was con trary tu the inspired Book, to say the Sun stood still, and tho Earth whirled round. It was con trary to "Joshua." Soihey niado thn man take it back. They are a knowing people.these Divines. They are specially gifted of God. They can't mistake. They are tr7A the Ago. This crazy man was "before tho Age," now it is nilmitted by the very Soturns, themselves, that the Earth whirls over every twenty-four hours, nnd the sun is still as n mouse .r,..n.i.. Tho Hale inn always admit things j Age" has lu' .pted them. Thej aro us ' tho wind. You might as well catch an old. ex-j'f periunced weuther-coek on some ancient orthodox ! mistaking i lie way of the wind stand-' ?,!!!! i."y- "l,h I'Vi" " e-V'l",n TnK. "'ri' wilKl' I smell "tho Age." They tank it, nt any rate. McNeei.v Noruai. School op Onto. During our recent nnti-slavcry tuur to Harrison nnd Car roll counties, wo had the pleasure of vieiting this institution nnd finding it in successful opera- tion. Ihe institution was comtnonced several years since by Cyrus McNeely, with tho design of giving the children and youth of his neighborhood the must desirable educational advantages, with out the necessity of their removal frum home and parental influence. For this puipoie lie and his excellent wife, expended in the pocuring and im- provtmcnt uf grounds the erection uf a li.rge and commodious bui'cing nnd other preparations, be tween eleven and twelve thousand dollars. The scbvol commenced operation on its original plan altout five year since under the direction of Mr, Edward Regal, one of the present corps of teach ers. Subsequently, Mr. McNeely proposed to the Ohio State Teachers association, to entrust it to their control, on condition that the Association would add a sum equal to that already expended. The proposition was accepted and tho first term ander the new arrangement commenced in Nov. 1353. Since which it has liaen in prosperous opera tion. Thus Mr. McN'eely's original intention i canted out and an institution established for the nrenarstion uf teachers for our publio Echoots, a department io our system of public education for which the fcuto has hitherto neglected, to make provision. And here we may be permitted to ex press uur hupn that tho friends of education in ihej Mate will couio forward promptly, and er.ahl the teacher tu redeem their pledge and thus place the institution in a position for extended usefulness. A neat and commodious boarding bull ha also been erected by Mrs. Eliia Hogg, of Cadis, at an expense of stunt JiOOO, which is now materially contributing to the success uf the enterprise. The instructors are Jotiv Ogoen, Principal of the Normal School Euwitf lieu. it, Principal of tha Academic- department Bersr M. Cuwlc, Principal uf the Model School and Teacher in tbe Normal School. Other teacheis are employed in th primary Department. DISUNION CONVENTION. Several citiiens of Massachusetts hare issued tho following call for a llisuniun Convention to be held at Worcester Massachusetts. The movement entirely independent of the Disunion Abolition ists, technically to-called. utir- . i-- t t ... t r 1)Pievil,K ,, rul? ho recent Presidential Election to involve four vears more of Pro-Slavery iih iiih iiniiRrMiirnf.il. R izrri ul 11 uilcbiei. Government, and a rapid increase of the hostility .,,,e "" f the Union ; lcv..ig this hosttl.ty to be the offspring, not of pary excitement, but of a fundamental diller- enco in education, habits, and laws: IJelieving the existing Union to be a failure, as being a hopeless attempt to unite under uue gv- unmieot mo uuiniroTlls.lu srsicms 01 sucieiv,w im-ii diver),0 m()r(J wi(1y wi,n cJvcry Jtar , And believing it to be tho duty of intelligent . . . . : : ..i- - ..! ami conscientt jus men to meet these lacts witn wisdom and finnnoss j Kcspectfully invito our fellow citizens of Massa chusetts to meet in Convention nt Worcester, on Thursday, January 15, to consider tha ptactica bility, probaliil ty nnd expediency of n separation "eo"J mo s rco nna s ,.vo atates, ana to tako may rrquire. Souther.' Ciiitalrt. The chivalrous Virgin ians uf Richmond, on tho 10th inst publicly whipped a free woman "for being in the city with improper papers. v hat papers are proper tor 'free vomen tj have in Virginia we are not in formed, though it is uf somo importance for women who visit the city to know. Some prejudice was prubhbly excited against this wuman un account uf her complexion, at it is said not to be of the lighest cast. THE FOREIGN SLAVE TRADE. By tho recent action in Congress it will be seen that there nre tliero fifty seven members who say by their voto they are not opposed to the reopening of tho slave trade. A very encouraging beginning this must be deemed by Governor Adams nnd other friends of the measure. With fifty-seven members of the House of Representatives as a capital to start upon they may look upon tbe measure as very hopefully inaugurated. After this beginning if the South U united in really wanting this meas ure, it can no doubt be carried. The only real prob ability uf its failure is found in the conflicting interest between the slave breeding and slave con suming States. ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC ANATHAMA. - The editor of the Carrollton (Wizen Democrat, must be a very nminhle gentleman, if we may juil-c from his editorials. Her is one. lie bas il terrible hotror of epithets. BUGLE EPITHETS. The curmudgeon that blows his nigger melody through the Salem linyle, has nothing out epithets to return in answer to our remarks. He c .lis us the organ of 'B irdur Ruffianism,' in Carroll, and proceeds with a flippant ejaculation uf "chaste, luminous" io., to publish our article as a "Dem jcratio Anathama." Robinson's brains are about as strong as ginger pop and tho arguments which they bubble up, are nothing but soapy epithets, or coffin banners suspended in tho street tu insult democrats. We shall feel about his ribs roughly in a week or two, and test his shins with a hoop pole. 'Niggers is ris, nnd if Marcus turns out right tee shall dixpose of hint ot a jigitre. J. M. IIolmii vi Masterevillo is agent for the Bugle. Subturibert in that vicinity can pay tbsir Mibecriptions tu him. Subscribers at Leesburgh Scjo and frVthnrtin may also find it convenient to baud their subscriptions to Mr Holme. . s. ANNUAL REPORT Of tho American Anti-slavery Sjcie'y.by the Ex ecutive omtnittee, nt the annual meeting held in New York May 7th, 1856, with an Appendix. New Yoik Aini'iicnn Anti-Sluvcry Society, No. luS Nassau-street, 1830. iu"e aiaU' DU!it be du" I11'"1 ,1,at "vcr whelming majority uf the pooplowhod i not sym steeple paihize with, even if they understand the radical character, the stern necessity, and the deep import Wo have just been favored with a copy of this interesting Kepoit, which it ns usual contains a valuable historic account of the operations of the ociety and its auxiliaries, as well as uf the promi. nent events connected with the cause of freedom, which have transpired during the current year uf the Society's operatiuns. Tho Treasurer reports the receipts for the year, for the Society nnd its nuxiliurios, at $33,040 53 Expenditures, $9,138 00. We copy an extract or two from tho Report. Speaking of the Rnpublican party it says: "But let the Republican party do what it may, we cannot too often nor too earnestly admonish Abolitionists that, evon if it performs all that it pruinises, it is not tho work which they hnve pro posed to do, but only ur. incidental service demand' j t t,)(J exi uf ,,, momenti nj one vhieh of the Anti-Slavery movement and sincere tho Republicans may be, and however important the end they have in view, they net and must act as politicians under the Constitution and within tho limits which it prescribes ; nnd when their end is gniued, thry will still leave tho system of Slavery, with all its constitutional guaranties, unimpaired and unquestioned. They cannot- ns a party, even propose, tho emancipation of a tinglg slave in nny of tho Southern States, nor rid them selves, if they should seek tu do so, uf the responsi bility which belongs to the nation fur the continu. anco of the system. It is not merely that their duty will be, should they ever attain to the possession of the Federal Government, to perform in certain emergencies, certain positive acts for the support nnd in aefenco of slavery j that the President their choice must preservo domestic, tranquility by nromntlv suPDrossing any attempt of the slave t0 achieve their own freedom by force of arms, provi I r- . ded such an attempt is so far successful that the master alone are unable to control it , that officers of their choosing, or appointed with their consent must capture, if they can, aud return tu bondage every man or woman who has bad the spirit or the intelligence to escape from i: ; that the Govern ment, in their hands, must ensure the due perform, ance of this Constitutional duty, the Congress their creation voting directly the requisite means but that thoy consent to administer u governinect in conjunction with men in it national council who are there, not as the representatives uf the people but uf un oligarchy founded solely upon un ussu ined right of property in human beings ; and that a fundamental principle of that government ia that it exists only on condition that it shall assent, with out interference and without question, tu the en-.-lavement uf une-sixth of the people by only one sixtietli uf the whole number. But one character can inhere in a government so viciously constituted .is this, in which the balance of power is thus put Into the hands uf a email compact and intelligent body of uieu, with whom politics it the chief inter est of life, and political success the goal of all am. bition; whose existence, a a recognised part of the state, depends upou their loyalty to their own or- However eauiestlut par. In the meantime, a Coroner's Jury had ofjurought in n verdict of murder against Margaret Garner, for the death of the child, nnd against ber or . d r, the security of that order being the condition uf its supremacy. Tu this subtle despotism, the noro dangeroi.s because slothed with tho form of a ropublicwo bcliove it impossible that there ever will be, at there never lias been, any sustained nnd persistent opposition while a union with it exists. An agricultural and commercial poople, absorbed in indusiriat pursuits, and with whom politics nre only nn occasional duty, cannot maintain a contest with Slaveholderi in their constant, uniform, un compromising and unscrupulous effort! to strength en the system to which they owe all that they are, and all that they have, tu extend its dominion, to vitiate every principle that threatens itt safety nnd to undermine every institution which presents any obstacle lo itt continuance nnd extension. The spi" rit or resistance nnd the love of independence in tho North may, in some special case of Southern out ruga nnd aggression, be so far aroused that there may bo n successful assertion of Northern rights. Somo achievement of this sort may jet bo related of tho Republican pnrty. But we cannot, nnd we ought not to forgrt that it is orly now defending n single outpost against a foe possessing a wido domi nion, fortified in numberless strongholds, learned in tho art of war, cunning in strategy, wealthy in resource.), lavish of rewards, terrible in punish ments, not only of treacherous friends, but of un. complying enemies, and which, if ever conquered, must first be defeated in a thousand battles." As the humiliation of Ohio, before tho Slave power, in the case of tho 'Garner Family,' cannot be too strongly pressed upon the attention uf our citi tens, we copy the statement of the case fruui the Report : " If the Fugitivo Slav Act of 1850 hat been a successful apportion of arbitrary power in almost every instance in which it bns been exerted, so has it also served to bring the system of slavery, in its undisguised deformity, with nil its sorrows and cruelties, home to the poople of the North, as it had nevor been brought before. Many of thoso who. under this tyrannical law, have been rerurncd to bondage, and who, but fur it, might have escaped' unnoticed nnd unknown, out of the bunds of the spoilers, hnve been persons who commanded, not merely sympathy, but respect and admiration. Tho circumstances, in some cases, under which they made their escape, tho bravery with which, in oth ers,-they have defended themselves, their coolness and self-possession in tho hour of trinl, and their fortitude under the heaviest affliction which can be. fal a human being, nre so many evidencer to the character of tho peoplo from whom they sprung, nnd of the system that makes them slaves. The most remarkablo enso that has yet nriscn under that Act, the most touching nnd tho most terrible in somo of its unending circumstances, occurred during the past winter nt Cincinnati. On the 2"tli of January Inst, a party of eight per sons, known ns Simon Girncr, and his wife Mary Garner, and Robert Garner their son, slaves of one John Marshall, and Margaret Gamer, the wife of Robert, with their four children, slaves of one Ar chibald K. Gaines, all of Kentucky, escaped in a sleigh, and with a pair if horses belonging to Mar shall, an'! drove to the Ohio River. Here leaving their vehicle, they crossed upon tho ice, and soon found reftigo at the house of one Kite, a free colored mnn, near a place called Mill Creek Bridge, in Cin. cinnnti. Their escapo was oon discovered by Gaines, who immediately started in pursuit and traced them to their place of retreat. Proouring from John L. Penderry, a United States Commis sioner, the necessary warrant, nnd securing the services of a United State Doputy Marshal with assistants, Gaines went to the houso of Kite to ar rest the fugitives. Admission wag demanded nnd refused. An attempt was made to force nn en, trance through a window, but one of the assailants wns shot at and badly wounded.by Robert, ono of the fugitives, nnd the pnrty retired. Gathering more force, they innde, after a short delay, n second attack. Robert and Margaret fuught bravely nnd desperntely lo protect themselves, their parents nnd their children in their right to liberty, but were soon overpowered. But nil were nut to be taken alive. One of tho children wns already dead or dy , jng.two others were bleeding profusely from severe wounds nn the throat, nnd the fourth, an infant' was shockingly bruised in the face and head. The mother had attempted to snvo t-em nil from Slave, ry by death. She had succeeded, however, in ink ing the life of only one of them, a little girl of nbou' three years uf age, whose head was nearly severed from its body. Sucb a deed excited universal bor. ror and much symp itliy. Some trembled ns they reflected upon what must hnve been the suffciings uf a woman, who would rather take the lives of her children with her own hands than tlmt they should live to go bnck to that condition in which she had passed all her days. Some blamed her rashness, assuming that even if death for her children was preferable lo slavery, she should have nwaited the decision of the law before invading 'the bloody houso of life.' But others feared that the instinct the frantic mother was truer than reason, nnd that she had nothing to hope lor when tho olhcors of the government had once laid their hands upon her nnd bor family. The result proved that sho was right. The first effort in behalf of the fugitives was tn procure a writ of habeat corpus from Judgo Bur iguyne ol Cincinnati, which was put into the hands of Deputy Sheriff Buckingham. This officer faith fully discharged bit duty, in keeping cloi-e to the prisoners, und in endeavoring to get possession of them in lb name and authority of the State of Ohio. The United States Marshal, however, refu sed to obey tho writ, and he was lolt the next day, : '" luie' possession, by order of the Sheriff, Brash husband and his father at accessaries. The State of Ohio and the United States were thus brought face to face on a question of jurisdic tion. The prisoners were guilty, under a law of the Federal Government, of having run away from certain men in Kentucky, to whom they owed ser. vice or labor ; three out of the four adultt of the party were amenable to tbe Sute on nn accusation of the highest crime known to the law. No stronger case could have been created in which tu test the character and the constitutionali ty of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and to decide the relation of a sovereign State tu the Union. The result, us everybody knows, was, as it always bus been in every conflict between the Federal Govern mciit and a Free State, to signalize anew the arro gauce und the strength uf the Slave Power, and the imbecility and pusillanimity or a Northern State. The decision ul the Coroner's Jury, tho writ of habeas corjms granted by Judge Burgoyne, the subsequent finding uf a true bill by the Grand Jury against Margaret Garner, as principal, and two of hor companions as accessories, in a murder, were each and all of them sufficient authority ou which the officers of the Slate uf Ohio might, and should, ut every huiard. have taken and maintained possession of the prisoners,. They failed lumeuta bly Mud completely in this duty. Perhaps it win not possible for (he Executive of the State, without nn Illegal assumption of authority, o coerce the officers in the fulfilment of to evident a dnty, or to find cthert Killing and rendy to discharge it; but it is unfortunate for tho fair fame of Ohio that th had not a Governor, who, in such a crisis, was ren d to override, if nccestnrj, all rUrm 0r law, and assert the dignity.nd right of th State. Th Governor, the Sheriff, nnd the Courts, however.acU cd, ns we nre eorry to be compelled to believe, tb auihoriiict of any other Northern State would liar acted under similar circumstances. For Tour week the fugitive wcr dctainod-in Cincinnati on trial beforo Commissioner Tendtrry, a Fugitive Slaves, and wero held, during that lime, in the possession of the United States;Marshal, or tubject.to.hi au thority. Perhaps bad they been brought to trial Tor an offenco agninst the laws of Ohio, a jury of freemen would hr found a mitigation of th crime in the sudden frenzy of the mother, who saw 'ho utlcr destruction of her hopes of freedom- and belioved that there was no deliverance for hr child from slavery except in death. And to nil the prisoners, undoubtedly, n Penitentiary would have' been a welcome exchange for a life of bondage. But there was no trinl except for the crime of being ' fugitive from labor,' The defenco wn conduoted on behalf of tho prisoners, by Mr. Jolliffe of Cin cinnati, with great teal and ability'. He claimed' and endeavored to show by a mast or evidence.tbat Mary Gamer, Simon Garner, jr., and Margaret Garner, bad all, at a previous period, been volun tarily brought into Ohio by their masters, and that 'licj. therefore, at well as Margaret, children born since that time, were entitled to their freedom uo der tho laws of that Stnte. Ho relied however, far more upon the Divine than tho human Inw, in rela tion to Slavery, in hit argument before the court, but probably wns not surprised to find that tbe Statutes of the Almighty were not recognised in the court of Mr. Commissioner Penderry, who loll back upon certain precedents in the records of the Supreme Court o( the United Slates, and de cided that, even if the Mares bad been entitlod to freedom at nny former period, by being taken into a Free State by their masters, they had forfeited that right by voluntarily returning to a Slav State. He therefore decided against the prisoners, nnd romnnded them into the custody of tb ulni jiants. It was sail during the progress of the trial.both publicly and privately, on behalf of Gaines, th alleged owner uf Margaret Gnroer.that there would lie no attempt on his part, to evade a requisition from the Governor of Ohio upon tho Governor of Kentucky, should one be mado for Margaret, a a fugitive frotu justice. Faith seem to have been given to this Slaveholder's promise.and the requisi tion was sent, and granted by the Kentucky Gov ernor. But, as might have heon expected, ear was taken by Gaines to render it futile. Margaret and her children wero on their way to a South Western State the 'dreaded "down the river" of the Kentucky Slave beforo the message from Ohio could reach him. But death came once more ns an n.igel of mercy. An accident occurred to the boat on which they were embarked, and Margaret, with her infant child in her arms, was cither thrown or sprang overboard. Tho child was lost. Whether tb mother was incapable of saving it, or whother th chose to leave it to itt fate, is known only to hr and to God. It it certain that she looked calmlr upon the wntert that closed over it, and wa heard to rejoice that it also was freo. And here endt all publio knowledge of her and her companions. No further attempt hat ever been mado by tho Exoculive of Oh'o to assert th ovoreignty of that State and the dignity of her laws. Margaret Garner and her surviving chil dren, bcr husband nnd their parents have.cre this, probably, been separated at the auction block, nod aro expiating on some of the plantations of the South-West, where tho average duration of th lifo if n Slave is estimated to be but seven years, the crime uf an attempt to escape from bondage. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. Tho fallowing contributions to tho Fair hnve come safely to hand from citizens of Carroll and Harrison counties : Mury E. Adams New Market, Cash, U. W. Adams, " Collection by Mary E. Adan.s, " " " Ono pair sock, Bots?y M. Cowles, Hopadale, June McNeely, Hopedule Cash, Moses Conaway Archer, Emily S. Holmes, Mastcrsville, Jacob Millieack, Lecsburgh, " " two Pen Fowls, $1.00 1,25 1,00 1,50 3.01) 2.K 1.50 1.00 Also a valuable lot of poultry contributed by Mrs. Sally Millisack, Mrs. Mary Price nnd Mr. Allico Roby of Lcesbnrgh, nnd by Mrt. Mary Holmes and E mil jr S. Holmes, of Mastersvill. Also uno Trunk by J. M. Holmes, 2vTcu)0 of tlje U)cck. j Poorcss of Luxury. 'Every cloud has a golden lining,' says the Ohio State Journal. In Milton' time the clouds were contented with "silver" lin ings. But luxurious ideai and habits have proba bly extended into tbe upper regions. Titles. Of the number of delegate at tha Southern Commercial Convention, in Savannah. about one fourth are from Virginia. The follow ing list ol the "titles ul the delegate has been given: Governors, CO; Generals, 140; Colonels, 415 ; Doctors, 320 ; llonorables, 500 ; Major. 2-10; Captains, 250 ; not mentioned, 104. Total, 1,989. Tne Elictohal College of North Carolina, after giving their vote to Mr. Buchanan tendered their thanks tn Gen Pierce, The former, it will be generally thought gets the best of this arrange uieut. l'rvv. Journal. One of the strongest evidences that Kansas will yet be free, (next to tho departure uf Titus and a hundred ruffians fur Nicaragua,) is in the proceed ing uf a recent meeting at Leavenworth, to ap point delegates to a convention "to consult upon nd prupose a pulicy rpon which the people of Kansas, without distinction of party, may unite for the preservation uf peace, and a general recon ciliation, based upon ncqiessence is existing legis laiion, an impartial administration of justice, and opposition tu external intervention in the affairs of the Territory." This meeting, uf pruslavery men, we presume, unanimously upproved the concilia tory pulicy uf Guv. Geary, und 1U solved, That, whatever difference of opiwpnn may prevail touching tbe circumstance that. re sulted in the adoption of existing laws, we data. it the duty of every man tu support, nnd maintain those law in preference to having no laws and cotiiiuuciitg the anarchy that has too lung.pr. vailed. "Resolved, That, we.believe the existing; Derri torial laws contain provisions that sliouldr be r pealed ; and we have confidence that the begisla. ture will, at the next session, with a spirit of jus tice und moderation, oorrect oppressive legislation. Hum Price or Slaves. At Lexington, Ga., Deo. 2, 57 slaves were sold for 844.020. On ne gro girl brought $1575, uud auutber with her ehild $18 10, --"a fellow" 22 year old, 1500, and four, othor girls more then $1200 each.