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PERSONAL LIBERTY BILL
WiicoKim-rTho Legislature o( Wisconsin lias pasted a bill for the protection of personal liberty, beted upon the principle announced by (lie Su preme Court of the State, that tlie Fugitive Slave Aot ii unconstitutional and yoid. Tlie bill se curee for all persons claimed aa fugitive elaves trial by jury, the benefit of the writ of habeas cor put, and proof of the fact of slavery by nt least two credible witnesses. Severe penalties are im posed for falsely representing a free person to be a elave. ' The following Is a summary of the provisions of the bill. Nothing so defiant of kidnapping usurpation bat before been adopted by any State legislature. Wisconsin takes the lead In her per sonal liberty law, as well as in her judicial pro ceedings. Ohio with her Republican Government does not take a step towards the semblance of such law.' She" is a disgraoed and conquered province 'of Kentucky and surrenders without controversy, mothers and babes to the lust of Southern kidnap pers, v x'hebravery of Wisconsin shows the era Ven oondnot of Ohio in a dear, but do enviablo ligbt. ' But JAoM. Since writing the above a second trading of the bill shows us we are a little too fast and tee strong in our commendations. Tho law is Indeed ahead of any previous one of the same sort It it far in advance of anything which Ohio Republicanism has dared to attempt. It defies he Federal Government, sets aside the fugitive slave law, and euts short the woik of the fugitive alave Commissioner under tho law. But after nil proposes that its own Stato judges, and a Wiscon sin jury shall do tho Commissioner's work and surrender the trembling victim to slavery, pro vided two competent witnesses shall swear lie is an escaped elave. - Thus Wisconsin strains at the gnat and swallows the camel. It defies the Union in rejard",to the constitutionality of forms, but seadt back the fugitive slave by her own laws and 8taie officers. And this is the practical extent of Republican opposition to slave rendition. They have made it more difficult to kidnap free citizens, and more expensive to recapture slaves', but still are careful to provide a way by which the villiany may be perpetrated, viz., by a State court and a Wisconsin jury. They save the Federal Govern ment from the infumy by moriting it them selves. But this is as well as can bo under a pro fessedly pro-slavery constitution.' Wisconsin has gone to the verge of her constitutional power. She heroically defies congressional usurpation. Her next step if she advances must be a treasotia ble overstepping of the Constitution itself, which requires the fugitive to be given up. .May she -speedily Bed her courage equal to so righteous an enterprise. The Wisconsin bill prow Jos: Sea. 1. The tame power is hereby given to, and the tame duties imposed upon tho Judges of the -County Courts of the several counties in this Slate, which are given to and imposed upon the Judges of the Circuit and Supreme Courts by the Consti tution and laws of this State, for the purposes here inafter provided. Sea. 2 pruvidos that District Attorneys, within their Districts shall, on being informed that an in habitant of the State is arrestod and claimed as a fugitive slave, use all lawful means to protect, de fend and procure his discharge. Sec. .3 provides that the oflicial application of .any District Attornry to any Judge ut tho supreme or County or Circuit Courts, stating the fact and name of persons claimed and claiming, shall be .aufficient authority to authorize the issuing of the writ of., baheas corpus as provided in Kevised Statutes. Said writ may be signed by any ono of .taid judges or the clerks and made returnable be fore either the Circuit or County Court in Bcssion or in vacation before either of the judges forth- 'Vfith. Sea. 4 makes it the duty of all Judicial and .Executive officers to give notice to the District At torney, of any slave case that may como to their .knowledge. Seo. 5. If upon the hearing upon the writ, as aforesaid, the persons claimed shall not bo dis charged, such persons may appeal to the next term .of the Circuit Court in the county, giving such bail as the Judge may think reasonable. Sec. G. The Court to which the appeal is taken, .or any Court before which the writ is returnable, shall, on application of either party, allow a trial by jury of all questions of fact in issue, the cost to be paid by the State, whenover it would other wise tall upon the party claimed as a slave. Sec. 7. Imposes a tine of $1,000 and imprison .inent not more than five nor less than one year, ii pun any person who ahull falsely pretend that any free person is a clave, with intent to remove uch 'person from the State as a slave. This pen alty not to apply to any claim to the service of an apprentice. Seo. 8 requires the testimony of at least two -credible witnesses testifying to facts directly tend ing to establish the truth of the alleged fact of slavery, or legal evidence equivalent thereto, aud provides-a fine of $1,000 and imprisonment not less than one year, for false representation with inlent to aid any par'.y accused under this or tho previous section. Soo. 9. In trials under this Act, no depositions shall be received as evidonce. Seo. 10 provides an imprisonment for one year for any person who Bhall obstruct processes under this Act, or aid the escape of persons accused un der sections seven and eight. See,. 11.. No judgment recovered against any person or persons fjr any neglect or refusal to obey, or any violations q tho Aot of Congress commonly termed the Fugitive Slave Act, approv ed September 18, 1850, or any of the provisions thereof, shall be a lien on any real estate in this State, nor shall any t uch judgment be enforceable by sale on exeouiion of any real estate or personal property within this State, but all such sales shall be absolutely void; and in case of seizure or sale .of any personal property by virtue of any execu tion issued on such judgment, the defendant in aid execution may maintain an action of replevin, or other action to recover possession thereof in the manner prescribed by law for such actions, on affi davit filed at required by law, and a further state ment therein that taid execution issued on a judg ment rendered under the provisions of the Act of Congress aforesaid; and the provisions of this sec tion, shall also apply to judgments heretofore ren dered. Sea. 13. This Aot shall bo considered a public Act, and shall be oonstrued favorably by all courts and in all plaoet, and shall be in force and take affect from and after its passage. Approved, February 10, 1857. THE DRED SCOTT CASE. The New York Tribunt of Monday say : "We vs. u nviu u uBiwumiy sources luui uis tjurvuio Court of the United States in the Dred Scott case, Will. tlV m. 1 r rr a n ! . I. . .....nt.. Southern ground, denying the constitutionality of m uuiuiii vom promise. frooauiy duuges Curtis and MoLean will alone dissent, Judge Nelson who hat been heretofore relied upon by many at likely to favor the aide of Freedom, going with the South, The deeree of the Court will, it it tupposed, be given in a few days perhaps the day before or the day following the inauguration. The majority of this august Court are possibly weak enough to eoppose that this decree will tran quiliae the country.'' Of, course we. could -expect nothing else than such a decision, This is a fitting introduo'iosv to the Administration of Buchanan. There were two points made in this ease, ' The first, whether slave holdtrt may lawfully hold ther, slaves in what are called the free States. Second; whether they may bold them on' United - State's Territory. If the above report of the Iribunc bo correct, Slavery is legal everywhere within tho borders of the Union, so far as the Supr"me Court by its decision can make it so. 1'red Scott wns held as a slave in Missouri, lit was taken to Illinois by hit ni irter, subsequently to Minnessota Torritory and aftorwards taken back as a slave to Missouri. He claims that he was made free by tho act of bis master first in taking him to the free State of Illinois, nnd second by being taken to the free territory of tiro United States. According to this report Slavery is ex tended over every rod of ground in tho nation, and Toomb't prediction has become history and slaveholders may now call the roll of their chat tels at Bunker Hill, with as much security as at the foot of tho Monument at Baltimore, that is, in so far as tho Federal Judiciary can give them that security. That is slavery extonsion with a ven geance. It matters little to the slaveholders and to the general government what tho Constitution of Kansas may be, or what that of Ohio or Mas Bachusetss how is. The slaveholders may take their slaves to either Slate at their pleasure and hold them securely by the forms of law. A PIRATICAL YANKEE COMMENDED. We find in the Tuskcgee ( Ala.) Republican, (for there are Republican as wall as "Christian slave holders.") the following warm commendation of a heartless, mercenary Tar.kee, for perpetrating an act of worse than Algerino piracy. Probably the educational and home influences of this fallow, wore conducted under the pious auspioos of some South Side Dr. Adams or Lord, aoalous supporters of Slavery ond the Colonization Society. That is just the influence to orodiciito all humanity from the human heart when a colored man is concerned. : From the Tuskegee Republican. THE RIGHT SORT OF A YANKEE. A short time since the Brig Amonoosuck, Capt. Murray, cleared from I'ensacola for Aspinwall, Central America. When four days out the cap tain found a negro belonging to a citizen of 1'en sacola secreted tin board, and when he arrived at his port of destination he took immediate steps to return him to bis master. Captain Murray, says tho I'ensacola Times, is a northern man by birth, education, nnd home influence, but that in this mntter he has acted in a most praisoworthy and enlightened manner. We annex his letter: ; j ASPINWALL, Dec. 30, 1856. "Catt. Cozzens Pensacnla Fla. Dear Sir; I found a negro stowed away in my brig four days after I left F'cnsacola, and I believe he belongs to you, or, nt nil events, to somebody in I'ensacola. But, unfortunately for thn negro, 1 wus not imbued w ith Abolition principles, so that I made his freedom of short duration and put him aboard of tho U. S. sloop-of-war Cnyeno, to Lc re turned to I'ensacola. "I have been near being eaten up by the log gers here over since they , found out w hat I had Joiic, because if your boy had once got his foot on shore it would have been a gone case with hiin. Writo mc, if you please, and let mo know if you approve my proceedings. Yours respectfully. GEO. J. MURRAY. Master brig Amonoosuc. i OHIO REFORM SCHOOL. At the last session of tho present legislature, Messrs. Charles Keemlin John A, Foot, and Jumes D. Ladd, were appointed Commissioners to make inquiries rclativo to the establishment of a State Reform School for juvenile offenders. These gen tlemen have discharged their duties by a personal visitation of various institutions of a similar char acter in this country, nnd Mr. Reemlin has also visited several inrtitutions in Europe, and besides they have cariied on an extensive correspondence with other philanthropists nnd institutions. The Commissioners have embodied the results of their investigations in a report to the Legislature, wliieh lias been published, and for a copy of which we are indebted to Senator Cattcll. It recommends, 1. The immediate establishment of a temporary House of Refuge for females, by the State, and an appropriation of $5,000, for that purpose. 2. A tender of $5,000 per annum, to any city or county of the State, which shall establish, as Cincinnati has established its House of Refuge, a similar establishment fo7 females. 3. To confine tho Cincinnati house to boys only. 4. The State, in consideration of nn appropri ation of $10,000, to secure the use of the Cincin nati Institution for 100 boys, hereafter sent there by the courts of this State. 5. An appropriation of $20,000, for the land for the State Reform Farm. 0. An appropriation of 0,000, for buildings, nnd keeping the inmates in food and clothing, etc., the first year. 7. A review of our lawi, so as to avoid actunl conviction for juveniles. , 8. The passage of a law for rogulating the dis cipline of the Reform Farm, nnd tlie proper au tliority for the State Board of Agriculture 0. A law to compel the erection of a separate apartment for juveniles, iu every jail and prison in the State. Anti-Slavkbv Tracts roit Distribction. We sometimes icceive orders for tracts to be sent by mail without the money or stamps accompanying to pay the postage. We don't send on such terms. We give away the tracts, but persons sending for them must pay tlu postage. And all such matter is required to be prepaid. We hope to have a full supply in a few days, when tome ordert now on hand will be filled. Address Joel M'Mu.lan, Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. Salem Union School. The Union School in this place closed itt winter term this week. In- stiuction will be resumed after a vacation of three weeks. This tohool is in a moet prosperous condi tion, under the direction of its accomplished Super intendont, Reuben McMillan and his faithful and well qualified assistants. To persons from abroad who wish' the advantages of a good school, we can recommend this at worthy of patronage. Pitxam's Monthly for March is a valuable Xo. Among the articles it presents to the reader, "Life at tbe original V ater Cure" t admirably written aud full of interest, and tho review of Olmstead's Texas Journey affords tome striking pioturet of life in that State, and exhibits very elearly the miserable economy of tbe system of slave labor. The Sciiooi.fzllow it adorned with numerous illustrations and itt contents will give ir.och pleasure to its juvenile leaden. Household Worm for March, A sample of the matter of this excellent Number of Dickent may be found on our fourth page. We can give no better recomeudation than it will afford. ' Vito o Gov. BtstELL, Governor Bissell has vetoed the bill "to secure the re-eleotion of Ste phen A. Douglas by diefranchibing a portion of the poople of Illinois" otherwise facetiously cull ed an apportionment bill. T HE A NTI-SLAV News of the Week. BUCHANAN'S INAUGURAL. The new Administration went into power on the fourth inst. The following is the telegraphic report of the inaugural of the New President : WASHINGTON, March 4. Mr. Buchanan's manner in delivering tho inau gural address was remarkably impressive nnd de termined. Ho began by nn appeal to tho Almighty for strength and wisdom to enable him to carry out his administration of nfTairs of the country to tho advantage of the people. As ho had deter mined not to try to be elected for a second Presi dential term, bis administration Bhould be onjuo ted purely for the best interests of the whole coun try. He spoke of his election as having been ac complished by thosn anxiously desirous for the preservation of tho Union. He congratulated the country on the (net that the agitation on tho sub ject of slavery had almost entirely censed, and he declared thai for tho first time in 20 years, the country hud airived at peace on that subject. In reference to Kansas he declared that it should be admitted with either freedom or slavery, accord ing as the constitution adopted by the people di reuts. He went into a long argument to show that the Nebraska-Kansas bill was right in principle. The equality of States, said he, must be preserv3d. Ho added, however, that slavery was less impor tant practically than some other subjects bofore the people. The geographical parties to which the agitation of the slavery question has given birth must dio, for their existence endangers the lives of citizens of Slnvo States. The spectacle which was now presented of our whole people, submitting quietly to the will of tho majority, as expressed at the polls in tho last election wns char acteristic of this nnd of no other nation, so he thought that these ceogrnphical parties must die out. He said that corruption in a Republican G&v j eminent was fatal to its inrtitutions, although in a corrupt country the forms of freo institutions might remain, the lil'o was gone. His administra tion should aim at purity in all its departments; extravagances in tho disposal of the public lands, he declared must bo put a stop to, so that our children mny secure homes for themselves, nnd the brood of speculators and jubbcrs who livo upon them may be crushed. The laws in regard to nat .tirnlization should remain as they aro at proscnt, puiiiiig mo loreign- ana nntue born citizens on a fair democratic level. In regard to the Pacific Railroad project, he said such a road mny be made by CongresR, in the shape of a militnry road to enable the government to extend protection to our posnessions on the Pa cific coast. Congress has full power to do this, and ho agreed thnt it must nnd should be done in order that wo might be prepared on that coast for the emergency of war. uur loreign policy must be to cultivate pence and good-will with all nations, but at the same time all entangling alliances must be avoided. This has beeu an axiom of our government ever since tlie days of Washington, nnd none dnre now dispute its propriety. It has been tho boast of the United States that none of their territory has been acquired by war, as has been the case with most other nations, nnd this must continue to be our policy. We must refuse to take any territory whatever, un'ees it be acquired by honorable means. Our diplomatic policy must be frank and honorable, nnd by pursuing such a policy wo will continue to hold our position among the great lead ing powers of tho world. Mr. Buchanan read his address elosclv from the manuscript which he held in bis hands. His voice was clear, but owing to the tremendous crowd, there was some interruption, and all of the ad dress was not distinctly heard. There wns much applause at those portions which referred to the equality of State, the evils of geographical par ties, and the naturalization laws. Beyond the fainting of n few ladies in the crowd no incidents of unpleasant natnre occurred. The procession was the fluent ever seen in Wash ington, nnd the number of people present in the city exceeded anything ever known before.- There were mnnv banners bearing appropriate devices, nnd several revolutionary flags from Virginia wnicn excited much attention. Chief Justice Tnncv administered the oath, of office at 1 1-2 o'clock, aud was the first to congrat ulate tne f resident. Vice President Breckenridge, Ex-President Pierce, Senator Biglor, nnd other prominont poli- cians were on the portico during the ceremony. THE BOGUS LEGISLATURE. The present Kansas Legislature seems disposed to rival its predecessor in the enormity of its legis lation. Among other acts it has passod ore "to punith rebellion." Says the correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette, speaking of this act : Seo. 1st provides that if two or more persons shall combine by force to v.mrp the government of the territory, or an; department thereof, tho person offundin g shall be deemed guilty of 'rebellion, and suffer death. By this section none of the bogus officers, imposed on the people by this Legislature, must be resisted, or they will be liable to a death penalty. If even the sheriff should act in the outrageous manner in which Junes and others have acted formerly, ond the citizens, in self- defense, should resist thorn, those thus resisting will be liable to bo indicted and tried. and executed as rebels. The second section is still more liable to objec tion, as it makes it rebellion for twelve or more persons to eonniire to Icvii uar on anv nart of the citizens of tho Territory. As all the pro-slavery and border ruffians belong to the militia, and ore subject to be called out by their officers, they will iioi inn wiiiiui inu uieuuing oi mis act, and when in arms will be a portion of tho "territorial author ity." Only the much abused settlers will have this extra mill-stone tied about their necks, in case .hey should be driven by outrages to defend them selves. The other seotioDS of this outrageous law ore not less enormous. One of the provisions is, that if two or more shall conspire to remove any por tion of the inhabitants from their habitations, il shall be rebellion, and so punishable. Thus a mere quarrel about a claim, than which nothing is more common or probable, will give the pro slavery men, through the aid of the pro-slavery courts and officials, tbe power of driving any Free State man from the country, or of banging him as a rebel if he stays. In order to secure punishment, in cases where it would be difficult to inflict tho death penalty, the courts are allowed an alternative in their discretion of sending tho offen der to the penitentiary for twenty years. This is the most infamous enactment that ever disgraced a republican country. It is squatter sovereignty carried out, A not less infamous law ii one to punish mobs and seditious assemblages. There is also a law regulating assault cajes, which is of a dangerous partisan diameter. Several other laws of the same kind have been framed all of thoin are in tended as traps to catch Free State men, and we may expect thnt legal persecution w ill again be resorted to iu order to keep tho Territory clear of frce-soilers. A most dangerous power has been confered on the County Courts. These Cour'shnvs been Area ted and the Judges appointed by this Legislature. Tbey.bave got extended jurisdiotion, to an amount as regards civil cases, that will embrace ninety nine out of every hundred caies. They have al so got criminal jurisdiction in all oases where the death penalty it not to be inflicted. Thus, with out jury, they can try and lenience to imprison ment or fine any person brought before them on a charge, and the party thus tried need not over be indicted, but shall be put on trial at once, and the bogus judge, without a jury, shall try and sentence, and there it no . provision for appeal from these deciions. There are to be public prosecutors appoiuted by these courta in every county. The amount of letter vrritimr in the I7nitert Stotet may be inferred from the number of pos tage stampt used. The aumber sold by tho Gov. ernmont last year reached nearly one hundred and fifty millions of stamps. E R Y HUG L E . S'feBK'SX I her, looj, William S. Daily, editor ..f the Newport! (Kentucky) nm. the only unit slavery daily pute HBli.'d i" Hie sin biaie, was detected in tht heinous act of suliei urn tbu .i.,, r i.l . hIh.ui I.!. , In... .i :.. i : l . i... t gram mi luence cnum nullum uiu lililslied, I I. . ... - i- . , . . . ' .1... .... nou ii - utcoruingiy iiiuicteu under I ho which ini;iua unitwiui ftftpeoitlnu'M ul heroes"!! Mr. Bailey was confronted with the Cunmon-I " wealth. Witnusses swore both to il.o rn ,.r ,!... cingandof Mr. B.'s evident gratification. A cloar caso seemed inevitable. Mr. Ii. was begin-; ning to bo anxious lest the Daily A, might suf- fer while he was paying the penalty of the viola-! ted law. At this stage of tho case itVn, discovered rlmi tho in ntmni.i i. .i.e.....;.. i. ... . i ofietiue was charged to have been committed in Nov mtJ-vHr month. uUr lht Jalt of ,W,c which was in the preceding Juno. .(I ting Attorney vainly urged that it war only a"t)ur- uc x ,v-e;uu-- ical" erro', andcoulj In casilv amended: but jury (bought othi-rit and returned a verdict for delendent, without leaving their seat. Button T... c..,,. . . n 1, 14 vf ""',' 5'r,"""'-' ew Yt.rk Her-' aid of lebruary 18, iu an srticlo on "The Signs of .itvi . 1 i",u,lln"n Convention at Utma," says: tt hat then do these signs meanf they mean that, without smno astounding and unexpected ,"Sn "? 8 a VM Wit1' ErKlnn,-we Bl"111 ,mve in lW, the most terriblo sectional contest the Confederacy hns ever cndureJ that the past parties will disappear from the contest altogeih- er, ana mane way lor new ones, the triumph il ci ther of which will and must be tho ruin of the Union Tho body of tho Into Trcston S. Brooks was bur- icd at Edgefield, S. C, on the 14th. It wns atten ded to the grave by an lumenso concourse of peo- nln tt-itli . nttlilitin ....... A - J I.- t. .. Ac. The face was' exhibited to .1.0 view ' of the" nontiln nnit ... .tin ...i. i ti.. kdKefieldr.rfrsnvslb.t-.l.ow.ands ramo to look, for a mo'inent, upon the strong man s tricken down by tho hind uf dearth in tho mail career ofi his earthly exertions. Not the lea.t affecting part of this scene was tho number of senants who came in, by permission, to seo the face cf the onco more Lelore it went down into tho grave: among them an old woman, v. ho had nursed the in bis childhood." The Houston Tehnraph of the 30th tilt, says: "W i.nrloio., n. ai.,.i;.;,.;.. e,... v.. or that vicinity, hat ben circulating incendiary pa- pers and docuinonts in this city tor two or three days past. The hove lo taken him in hand to-' day, and at lait accounts be was in considerable fear that some'LW wns T,,i., l,nlir,,.n " " n.... a. m . I,. . i t ' 1.MN1M..M ui ci.Avis i ne .Mississinm Lace- islature has just passed a bill prohibiting any owner of slaves from punishing them with more' tlmn "mnn .1.'., I, .,, .. .... tor any oilence. under penalty ot tone and inipris onment. All other unnecessary cruelty to slaves is also made indictublv nnd punishable by fine and imprisonment. Here is another illustration of the tendency of the Anti-Slavery movement to ameliorate the con-i dition of the slaves, by putting slaveholders ou their good behavior Lelore a watchful public opin ion. Revolution Goixo Backwaups A better time! is coming and women will soon be again approach ablo. The speoial foreign correspondent of tbe New-York Tribune chronicles an event of the very highest iiuportanco at the French court. "The Ruiprese Kugenie made her appearance last week without any crinoline or hoops, and looked the bet tei for it." Now look for a gradual contraction of criuoline, nnd by tho timo the first frost is out ol tbe groud, boys und girls will be rolling the hocps about tho streets. iri -.. i iv , . .. .... a lie i iiisuuriru journal twee the following particulars relative to tho arrest of thieves along itie line oi ine J'ltthburgh, lurt t nyno and Chi cago Kailroad. Within iho year the Company nus nau 10 pay j..iu,uuu lor lust goods, and linal ly officer Pickerton, of Chicago, wns employed to ferret out tbo rascality. The roirucs wore caught by means of goods on which was placed private marks, and thus dispatched over the road and were then traced to a Buffalo Auction eer, who was one of the gang, and whose store has been tho depot for nil tlie plunder. JMneteen wore arrested, a id are in custodv at diherent places in Ohio. They inclr.de em ployees of the company, lawyers, doctors, consta bles and merchants men heretofore of goodr sianuiiig, some residing in i'lttoburgh nnd Alle gheny City. The Casif.i.s at Work. The San Antonia (Tex as) yVwifti says: lwenty-two camels have just passed through our city, loaded with about 000 poutids each, re turning to their place of rendezvous, which is seventy miles from here. There are dromedaries also with them, and seated on top of these cam els and dromedaries aro Arabs and Turks, dres ed in the costume of their own country." Three negroes were executed nt Dumfries, Prince William Co., Vn., on the 13th ult.. for the murder of their master, Mr. Green. Ono was un old woman, aged about 70. another was her d itigh- ter, mm me tiuru uer grandson. Two smaller boys, convicted of tho sume crime, wore respited. They confessed the crime some lime ngo. The Victoria (Texas) Advninte savs that the winter in that vicinity has been rather mild, and that the grass is springing up luxuriantly. V. S. Ludwig, formerly editor of a German ca per in Baltimore, has been arrested on suspicion of being an abolition agent, nnd notified to leave the city, or ho would be tarred and feathered. Iowa College. We learn from the Davennort GnEette, of the tOth inst., that Mr. Charles Ilen drin, of Burlington, has donated $15,000 to the town College, for the ultimate purcose of estab lishing and endowing a Scicutifio School in that institution. A new counterfeit Twenty on the State Bank of uuio, i ouage county branch, liavenna. is in cir culation. The figures "'J.0'' on either end are pale, uui uuierwise ine note is well executed. A Gigantic La.np Si-ecu latiom. The Lexing ton Kxprest of 14th States that it has reliable in formation that a largo company has been formed in the East for tho purpose of entering all the va cant lands in tlie Sluta of Missouri. Hon. James H. Birch, formerly of Missouri, but now of Phila delphia, is at the boud of this movement. Ho is to act as ngent for tho company and make the en tries. The Scsi'ension Briih, at Sr. Lous. Mr. Bis sell, the engineer appointed to devise plans nnd es timate the cost of a railroad suspension bridge at St. Louis, presented his report. The plan is con sidered perfectly feasible the cost estimated at Utau. A Salt Lake City letter of Deoomber 4, announces the death of Jedediah M. Grant. Soo- ond Counsellor of Biigham Young, nnd Mayorof meciij. ne was a native ot iNew Hampshire, and was about forty years of age at bit dtath. He leavet teven disconsolate widows, and several children four of the latter being under eight weekt of age. Another of the hand eart traint had just ar rived, in a condition whioh beggars description. Of tho 500 who ttai td, one-fourth died on th) way and more than 100 of tbe remainder have lost their hands or Test by the severe oold in the moun tains. The whole would have perished but fur aid sent them from Salt Lake. In 1682 the cold was so oxcessive that the fam ished wolves entered V ionna and attacked beasts and even men. Many people in Gi ermany were frozen to death cold. . in 1084; and 1080 wat nearly as ! Jaw,,",-' J ,........-... . j tJXtiilXZ ta ,hu' '"i for in the Davton Empires , . , It " "''. by those who el hilni to li now. lb.it the. vf the death of hogs nt the iljstilleib mi this vnllev. is the Mrv.'hiitna v lii. b .'( f (if in the , , . ' " " : , I"""' " (s""'i ". u 111. b to ll.iin Kv fl.n ,.1.1 iri... ..r ..... .,.. f, 1, ..rtl.,1 ffM t.r. ..I...... .......... .. ..I ' J ur nn( ... ..n IL.... ...L.. ... tl.. .....1 Rn ,,,e B"P' Poteont those w ho eat the meat, end those who drink the whisky thus manufacture Cl- . ! I Two othert are alighllv wounded. The Slinrrod I ,flll 8ceir,K thpj Wlinlj ,,e OTnl.poweroi offcreJ no ' violence alter Sherod fell. Young Jones was ar ? rested by a hogns sheriff, nnd after the meoting tbat'ns thus broken up, Gov. Geary called out the troops to prevent his boiug lynched. The Uover old nor Rs0 organised a company to defend himself. ,. f , ., , VTA'V k P'" ? " KT ""nil, ; in which Shenff Mierrod was killed, " " '" men were wounded. A meeting "f Geary i friends was held at tbe canitol to us-! tain bis course and express their disapprobation I " "ri""?, ?" '""v. .'l?"? ?.' imiiii. kninu hiiiicu, iij micih iiup. "lit; II III r . i ui ... a j i j .i -. it-ninuiiiiiia niziw irn-i, -iiuiri'ii Ufi:i!irPJ IIKII HOY one voting for ll.em was a coward. The excite-1 'V - L "L" . ",'T.'! ""H laneoua shootm then leaan and was continued t men ot-unii nnu was conrinueo Mr. Sherrod was shot through the ; man named Jones.who camo from for some timo. 3 mini iinuicu oiioes.woo camo ironi l-ennsvlv,,ia with tho Governor. Khcphard has ,wo bJlIota In his thiith and a wound on his Need, head by a young but disbanded it nt dark last night. More vio lence is apprehended as great excitement still j prevails." I THE "CONTENTED" NEGROES. I ! "Tbe insti'.ntion tff slavery in South Carolina, ' Virginia nnd the other slavo'holding States, now, ' is no more what it was when our forefathers con crowding dcninod it, than the condition of the native Afri dead ; can is equnl to tho elevated position of this people, Our slaves, of whom ynu speak so much, are in deceased hl!iiri)l u-orhntn. Many of them receive two and ;a half pounds and three pounds of food a week, i witl' P'0'1 ,f "- It is the interest of the maalcr that they shall be clothed and fed. They i ' I Just before the rumors came of the insurrection &rj t","n,(,n," n,,.,0,1K thf,,South west. enntor Butler, of South Carolina, '-tho tin ' e'e of.' pepl.evr," made a speech, in tho course of which ho said : ",ake "inir 1,ttle cr"Ps ttnd ar" P fjeclly happy. bomP "', th?ln n n.W8;v- anJ hy. hayo got to cnlnl"5 bck- .lhat,I"'h" worst of it with those n,,,,, ""-, L"ey bave actually got to coming back. Iho best fugitive slave law is the fact that they cannot get I nnr n-nrk nr nnvtl lnn. tn nnl hn th rtn tr th. . . . . . . J " ' mirth nml Ih( mmn Imr-V ' OBITUARY. j ! DIKD On the CCih of 2nd mo., 1857, near Limavillc, Slnrk co. Ohio, of Typhoid Fover, Raciikl, wife of Kzra Branin, aged 07 years, 11 months. Tho deceased wns a member of the Society of Progressive Friends, nnd ever sought to embody her principles in practice. Being natural ly of a kind benevolent disposition, it appeared her greatest plensuio, to live to do good; being not only a truo friend of the slave, but to all the oppressed and suffering. She has loft a husbaDd nnd five children to mourn their loss, with numer ous relatives, and friends. She wns laid by the sido of her mother nnd brother, in Berlin. B. S. B. S. Receipts for the Bugle for the week ending March 5. L B. Winders Marrlboro, 75-594 Daniel Treat, Mogadoro, 75-G12 A. J. Thurston, " . 150-569 R. L. Atchinson, " 1,50-055 John Whelan, Tipton. 2,00-001 C. S. Edson, Franklin Mills, 2,00-095 Philn. Female Anti Slavery Society. 15,00 Beni. Moors, North port, 2,50-CC- G. L. Gale, " 1,50-001 Ann Shreve Massilon, 5,25-50-1 George Cope, Malta, 1,00-584 J. G. Mott, Maple Grove, 2,05-027 The Uniled States Constitution and Its PRO SLA VERY COMPROMISES. The Constitution n Pro-Slavery Compact; or. Extracts from the Madison Papers, etc. Selected by Wendell Phillips. Third Edition, Enlarged. I2mo. 2U8 pages. Just published by the American Anti-olavkrv hociETV, and lor sale at 1 (Jornhill, Boston. Also, at the Anti-Slavery Offices in New York and Philadelphia. Price, in cloth, 50 cts.; in thick paper covers, 37J. October IN, lt3. Copies of this work will bo sent by mail on the receipt of its price and the amount of postage, viz., forty-four cents for those in paper covers, sixty cents for those in cloth. Speech of Mr. Monroe, of Lorain, Delivered in the HOUSE OF REPRESENTA TIVES OF OHIO, on tho 29lli January, 1857. on the Bill proposing to amend Art. 5, Seo. 1, of the Constitution, by striking out the word while" in pamphlet form, neatly stitched nnd cut. Price, single copy 5 cents, or 12 copies will be sent fur 50 cents, postage prepaid. Ad dress, SCIIOULER CO., Columbus, Ohio. FOE SALE. 4 Small Farm of 31 ncrm, xltnatrd two miles South of Salom on the Now Lisbon turnpike. The place has on it a good to story house a bnrn and a spring of pure, soft water. 20 or 50 ncro of land can be purchased adjoining if desired, on reasonauio terms. Inquire of the editor of the Anti-Slavery Bugle. tfARM TOR SALE. A Valuable Farm of 107 ncres. with a larire commodious nnd well-furnished House a mnid Barn, horso stable and alt other necessary out houses is offered for sale, cheap and on good torms. It is situated in Carroll County, onfl-tiinrih nt n milo from Leesburgh.nenr a depot nn the Steubcn- M . 1 IL -I n i m. vino nun liiumiiu ivnu rsoaa. ine country is heaitiunl, tne land good, wator abundant nnd of excellent quality, and the Tarm woll stocked with a variety of excellent fruit. r S TFT J V V rm 1 Et&iu ,a.;ub wilt bt taken in wart Kir lurtner particulars inquire attheofSco of the Anti-Slavery Bugle, or on the premises of Deo. IS, 185G. JACOB MILLISACK. Botanic ittcMcmc. HIGH-STREET, SALEM O II t O. MRS. C. L. CHURCH, takes thit metho.l nf informing her friends, and the publio, that she hue permanently locatsl on the North side of High-it., between the CanHeld road and. lundv-st..' vhnrA she intends keeping a general assortment of BO TANIC MEDICINES, carefully prepared by her self and warranted free of all deleterioue sub stances. Salem, Ohio, April 10, 1856. EN0S L. WOODS & CO. tfteam (Sncjtne CuilDtrB, 7 T.i. . 7 , 7 , ' very reasonable terms. ''r- i vawes, vw . . June 21, 156.-Jy. ' 4 ' I ! I , of!0' - ' . i HUNT'S Portable ami Permanent ftntt, Unsoajng (Date Po$U t'irtsTU D(cnw isrn, law, .mil full lllu.tmte. J doscrltW't la th "Cliki Iirnf," - II f Ufl 0 M11IC r Bin JOT ISICT. f.iTO H JJ1UIDUII lor ' . - ' Hill tt.UF, mil one Biro lor me sue roti. ' TTOW .SIMPLE lHOW STRONG! HOW Jl CIIEIP!" What an adxjbaDII SOMTITCTB for a IW' think much of , bat portable, M"' GA IK POST as I do tit thf efict! W . J 1 1 X ji,Ar renchintf f h (oft . . ... . J. " 11,0 , ence i ' i0 7N0t,? 01 1 r If . , n .L this Fen.-oH 6.ir,o. to former attempts to gM , . r .t . . r . - i . . , . .jj . - ... ll ''T"'' I'""' Bn J'8 p "'" on n suuMiiiuts lor iiiu oruinarv ICflCCB ruiiutuu, matt jiu m niMU, in vaa vcuiicr, ttnu i ui ruin 1 ! . ... i i. :. .J .fc L m..n Inch font-ins boards-is supported at the i "ot D.' bottom, and can be made as high i ' . . , .,. . . 4 'hu' ,,oin6 toP Jrl'. a"'1 rlinn"t' jj I otl";"' dow over-can be ntM taken do'Mnjf 1 '. . , .. . 1., j ..... : removed without injury. 1 wo boards per panel i wl" n,ko a K"0'1 Cattle Fence adapted to nn- even ground costs but 6S cts. per rod, (4j ft. high, nnd lumber at tl per 100 ft.,) and born all above Eround, will last twice as long at ordinary fence has a portable, anti Hgging Gate Post, which is indispensible to a portable Fence. -Deciuid to bo tho but self-supporting Fence yet made, by such men as Onn. S. F. Cary, Scott & Hedges, (l.ittle Umiit.iJ. H. Holmes, Han r, A. Peicock, (tho old pioneer plow maker.) AlexV Swift, ka., and farmers nnd mechanics gen erally. GREAT SPECULATION' for any enterprisint! farmer, mechanic, or saw mill proprietor, tn the purchase of Town-hip. Railroad.or County Rights; 1 for which, or plates with full description, encrust) a postage stamp, nnd address Dr. JAS. G. 1ICXT k CO., ' Dox 102'v), Cincinnati, Ohio. FARM RIGHTS, one to five acres, $1 eight to fittaen acres, if 1,00 fifteen to seventy acres, at 10 cts. per acre one hundred acres, $S; second (fo, do., $7, nnd every hundred thereafter at o additional. Where ire. hare' no Agents, Farmers, by sending name in full, number of acres in farm, the town, ship, county, Stato and amount, as, above, deduct ing twenty per cent, for all sums over Jl', will receive a deed by return mail. Regiitned LeHe.m nt our risk change to be sent' in pnstnge Btamps. The patentee of this Fenco has nearly perfected a simple 5t.'-Ooeuv Gate, (extrA cost, aboat $3 per gate,) which those forwarding amounts for l arni liights, will have the right to use, woeu patented, without additional cost. DA UXA n V if- A US OLD, Wish to announce to the citizen of Salem and vi cinity, nnd to tho public generally, that they have just rccoived at their VLOTHlNii STUKJS, North Side of Main Street, smlom, Ohio; A new. extensive and superior stock ol Goods, suitable fur tho FALL & WINTER TRADE. Oufasaortment of Cloths, Cisiimeres, Tweeih, Satincii, Salint; Velvets, Figured Hilks, ffr.f with Trimings of all kinds to match, will be told by tho Yard or Made up to Order, at prices and in a milliner that will compare favorably with those of any similar establishment in S.lem or elsewhere. ' Also, a good assortment of Koady Made Cloth ing, Consisting of Frock, Dress, and Business Coats; Overcoats, Cloaks, Vests, Pantaloons, ShirW, Drawers, Suspenders, Socks, Handkerchiefs, Cra vats, Ac, Ac. Our Terms of Sale for the future are jtEAur rA ru which will enable ns to sell a little better goods ai a littlo lower prices than could be afforded oh the credit system. We think we can suit our customers with what ever they may want in our line, and we invite all desiring to purchas?, to call, judge for themselves", and act aceordincrl v. BARNABY 4 ARNOLD. October 18, 1850. iasl) for Stavts 1 1 The Subscriber will pay Cuh6 for Stares' ot la' following dimensions : Pipe Stares 41 feet long, 31 inche wid, I tblAj heart edge, $17 per thousund. Barrel Staves, 83 inches lone, 4 inch' 'wide, 1 inch thick, heart tdge, and Heading, 22 Inche long, 7 inches wide, and from 1 to 1 inches thick, heart cuVo, 10 for 700 states and 300 piece heading Also,12 per thousand for heading alone. Alt from good White Oak, freo from Worm holes, well made, and delivered at either, .of the Railroad Stations east of Alliance. II. P. ADAMS. . One-half milo south of Salem, on the Lisbon road; Jan. 21, '57-tt. The Celebrated Steel Pens, No'. 70S, Manufactured by Joseph Gillott, fot snlo whole sale and retail, by J. M M1LI.AH; Salem, Jan., 21, 1857, GEO. IV: MANLY, AMBROTYPR AND DA G UERRIAN ARTISl GARY'S BLOCK, fatn Street, Salem, Ohi. Salem, June 23, 185S. 13. W. SPEAR, M.D., ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN AND SURGEOfl ornrE over m'coxnel' tTORE, on bain street t Residence Xorth Side of Green Street, second dovt West of tht LU worth street. Salem, April 24, 1855. HANDSOME BUILDING SITES IN SALEM, OHIO. I am now prepared to sell those DESIRABLE LOTS, on Lisbon Street, opposite the dwellings of Messrs. Wright, Jone, Hillman, Ac, &c. Enquire of John Doming, or the subscriber. BENJAMIN BOWN I offer, also, for sale the Farm wfiere t now re si Je; being 130 Acres, well improved, well watered and iu good condition, 2 milca fonth of Salem, on the Lisbon Road. Aug. 23. tf BENJAMIN BOWN.. DO.VT HIL TO CALL AND SEE IIEJTU!,'? NEW GOODS, Salem Cxcljange 1 1 NEW GOODS RECEIVED EYERT WEER. Just received a good supply of Seasonable Winter Goods, Overcoating, Cloths', Cassimeies, cheap Red Flannels, Canton Flannels, and Mens' Shirt and Drawers. Ladles' and Mens' Shawls. Bay1 State and Brocha. Printed Flannels and CashV meres. Rich Styles. French Merlnoc flain andV Barriid, Very Cheap, . LADIES' FURS, Cloth Gloves, Gauntlet Glovei and Woolen Wriat'--lets. A Beautiful Assortment of Hoods, Hosiery and Glove. , Elegant lot of trav elling Blankets'. New style Wintei -Prints. Dress, Cloak and Man tilla Trimmings. Clothing made to order, aud on band as cheap at the cheap- est. and good as any. Robet and Blankets, you will find a general assortment tar WANTED-Pork, Pelts, Bide. Butter and Poultry, for tt.hicJk the highest CASH prie teffl b4 paid. Leather Sole and typer. E-jyAtl these articles will be aold reasonable.' Call and se. J. HEATON. HIDES! HIDES!! 8000 HIDES Wanted, for which I will pay 6f! itutu i'uuuu Aii cinivp pnii DOUgolfct . t. fctPRLDOE'S Iscatkv &on ' ' Salem, Nov. 8, 18.08.- p.