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From the Liberator.
Now and then, thoro are thoso who profess to
ckerleh great respect r.nd a warm regard Tor us
personally, but little or none f.ir such toil-worn la
borer In the Anti-Slavery vincymd ns Parker
on, (editor of the Ohio Anti-Slarcry Bugle.) and
the like. With tho warm personal friendship we
cherish for the Utter the absolute confidence we
have in their integrity of soul and disinterested
neti of purpose wo can tolerate no such distinc
tion, for a moment. Nothing has occurred to war1
tant tuch a line of demarcation. Wo ore proud
f their friendship, and hold them to be worthy of
universal respect and 'confidence. If they are to
Ve ostracised, we leg to bo included in the list.
Individual preferences mny exist, in regard to
temperament, method and taste, without invidious,
aess; because what exactly tuits one may not bo
o agreoablo to another. Mr. Phillips, for Instance
is the most popular orator in tho Anti-Slavery
ranks; and re think deservedly so: not because
be is not as faithful and uncompromising as the
most radical of us all, but becnuBe bo has the rar
est Rifts by nature, and tho finest cnlturo that edu
cation can givo him. But he would indignantly
spurn the distinction that should be made by any
one between himself and bis co-laborers, on the
ground of personal worth or publio respcut. No
ene is more gonerous than himself in reference to
each, in publio and in private
Tni Jodoes of the Sci'rime Court or the
United States. The Supreme Court which has
recently made the decision in the Dred Scott case
is composed of nine Judges. They are s
Rooer B, Tanev, of Maryland,
Joun McLean, of Ohio,
James M. Wayne, of Georgia,
Joun N. Catron, of Tennessee,
Piter V. Daniel, of Virginia,
8amcel Nelson, of New York,
Rouert C. Grier, of Pennsylvania,
Benjaiiin Bobbins Curtis, of Massachusetts,
Joun A. Casifbell, of Alabama.
Thus it will be seen that of tho nino Judges,
Ave hre from tho Slave States, nnd fourunly from
the Free States. Thus tho slaveholders have
eoured tho Court beyond possibility of change
fare long time to come, even supposing thero were
6 Northern dough-faces among their number.
We see some of tho Republican papers in
their indignation at the lata decision of the Court,
propose aa alteration in the Constitution, making
the Judges elective and limiting their term nt
office. Such a change would amount to little if it
could be effected, while tho people are ready to
elect Pierces and Buchanans us Presi
dents. The only Judges that would stand
By chance of election in the prosent pro-slavery
tate of the nation, are the Jeffries and Scroggses
ef tho day. But the effort to change the Consti
tution 80 as in any way to cripple, ei'.ber now or
prospectively, the cause of Slavery, is utterly out
cf the question, while two-thirds of tho members
f Congress are needed to Constitutionally origi
nate such a propositi in, and three-fourths of the
8tates must vote for its adoption. Thoro is no
chance for freedom by any alteration of the Con
stitution until the anti-slavery sentiment has re
generated the North and a large portion of the
South. Disunion would como sooner and with
less expenditure of labor.
Tni Proceedings or the State Convention,
lately held in Worcestor, Mass., have been issued
in an octavo pamphlet of 80 pages, which may be
bad at the office of the Liberator fir 15 cents. It
contains the original call of the Convention, the
Speeches made therein by F. V. Bird, Rev. S
May, Jr., Dr. Daniel Mann, Rev. T. W. Iligginsou,
William Lloyd Garrison and Wendell Phillips,
the resolutions adopted, and tho letters received
from Amasa Walker.IIenry Wilson, Rev. Theodore
Parker, Joshua R. Giddings, Charles Francis
Adams, Edward Wade (of Ohio), G jorge R. Rus
sell, Francis Jackson, 0. W. Albee, Rv. Henry
M. Dexter, Rov. II. V. Bellows Bad Prof. Calvin
. Stowe. We believe the day will oomo when
ihii pamphlet will be sought for with as deep an
interest as that with which wo now lingor over
the speeches and essays of the men who created
the Revolution of 1770. Every Abolitionist should
deposit a oopy of it with bis household treasurer,
to be loft as a legacy to his children.
IIow TO Write. Fowler and Wells 308 Broad
tray, New York havo just puMUho-i the first
series of popular Hand Books, entitled 'How to
Write: A Pocket Manuel for Compositions and
Latter-Writing j embracing hints on penmanship
and the choice of wriiii.g materials; practical
rules for literary composition in gone nil, and epis
tolary and newspaper writing and proof correcting
in particular; nnd directions for writing letters of
business, relationship, friendship, and love ; illus
trated by numerous examples or genuinu epistles,
from the pens of the best writers. To which are
added, iorms for letters of iotroduction, notes,
cards, ic.and a collection of poetical quotations.'
The rules and suggestions of this book will
prove useful ti all who wish to perfect themselves
in ths art of composition.
"The Speech or Wendell Paillips, delivered
in the Worcester Disunion Couventiontion. Jan. 15,
1847, and published in the Standard of Fub. 7;h,
bis been issued in a pamplet, and may bo had at
this office for 6 cents. It is, we think, tho best
speech made by Mr. Phillips fur many years, and
it ought to have a wido circulation. Why will
not the friends of the cause buy it for distribution
among their unenlightened and pro-slavery neigh
tors 1 Standard. m
This excellent speech also appeared in the Bugle.
We hope the suggestions of the Standard will be
complied with.
Tub PittsBuro Gazette. Those of our read
ers who desire on account of their business or
otherwise a Pittsburg paper, will find the Gazette
Daily or Weekly, one of the best published iu
tbe oity. Its news columns, its prices current, and
Hi business notices are reliable. It takes too, a
lively interest in the cause of freedom, and ably
advocates its claims so far as Republicanism
Another Terrible Railroad Catastrophe.
One of the most appalling of lUilroad calamities
occurred on the Great Western, in Canada on the
15lh inst, A whole train consisting of locomotive,
tender, baggage and three passenger oars were
preoipitated from a bridge, sixty feet, upon tbe
olid ioeof tho stream below, There were about
one bundrod passengers in the cars, and it is
thought that not less than seventy were killed
from the fall or by drowning, it was an acoom
tnodation train, and tbe persons killed were most
ly residents ajong the line of ths road.
In nn article in the New Englander for Fohrna
ry, reviewing President Pierces's messnge, e find
the following pnrngrnpLi
Our own confident impression is, that the ques
tion of negro emnncipation, or the question of
mulatto emancipation, or the question of quadroon
emancipation, or the question of the emancipation
of persons as nearly Anglo-Saxon us that eminent
rlclemlcr nt slavery on the Loor ot the IN. a
Presbyterian Assembly, the Rev. Dr. Ross, in
tho Southern "States" has never been agitated in
Congress, since tho time when a petition was pro-
sontcd to tho First Congress, bearing the signature
of Benjamin Franklin as President of the Penn
sylvania Abolition Society.
Tho article quoted from was written by Rov.
Loonnrd Bacon, D. D.. of Now Haven, nnd the
gentleman referred to in our quotation is Rov, Dr.
Ross, of Huntsville, Alal ama, who has been
among the most active clerical defenders of the
peculiar institution. from the antecedent ref
erence to the negro, tho mulatto nnd the quadroon
wo are led to suppose that the INow liavun V. V.
means to intimate that the Huntsville D. I), has
one-eight of negro blood in his vsins. Thoro is
evidently a geometrical progression hinted at, and
Dr. Unoon s hints mean something. Cincinnati
Dr. Ross is reputed as partly of African decent
His residence is, or used to be, Tennessee and not
Alabama. But we do not see why a Doctor ol
Divinity of African decent has not as good a right
to own slaves and defend slaveholding from the
biblo, as any of Anglo Saxon origin.
Down iton them. Sovernl of our cotempora
ries of the ''Radical Abolition" stripe are down
upon tho "Garrisonians" for tliolast two or thrco
weeks in a very savage way. Frederick Douglass'
Paper tho Reformer and tho Political Abolition
ist, aro simultaneously pouring in their hot shot.
They will doubtless feel better by and by. And
the "fanatics" will not be much hurt, as thoy are
used to it.
Tun Patriotic Democracy in Kansas. The
time fixed by 'ho Bogus Legislature for registering
the names of persons who aro to voto next Fall
for the adoption of a Constitution in Kansas,
expires some tima this month. Tho Democratic
Squatter Sovereign urges in the following earnest
strains that pro-slavery emigrants shall hurry on
to tho Territory in time to have their 'names reg
istered. It says ;
'We urge all men from evory quarter of our
common country, who love its Constitution nnd
its perpetuity better than thoy love tho nigirer,
all who are willing to abide by nnd sustain those
great national principle which so recently tri
umphed m the election oj Mr. JSucnunan, to le
here in time for the registry. And mora espec
ially we urgo our Southern friends, who intend
making Kansas their home, to hasten on. Let
us make Kansas a Slave State, and Democratic if'
Where is it? Our neighbor of the Republican
says :
"Tho Presidents Inaugural and the dec-sion of
the Dred Scott case will embolden the South in her
depredations on 'Free Soil."
Very likely, successful villian always encour
ages its perpetrators ; but whore will the South
find the freo soil on which to commit her depreda
tions. Iot in any toritorv ol thislUnion. Every
whero, tho soil is freo for slave hunting, slave sioz-
ure and slave holding. So the Supreme Court has
decreed, and a day before the decree wa9 announ
ced, the Executive of tho nation pledged himself
to the world, to see the decree executed. It is not
worth while to decieve ourselves with tho idea
that U'C 'Democrat s and Republicans have any
"froe soil" on which slavery may lay her pi rati
eal hands. She has already got all, and if she
would have more she must go fillibustering to
Mexico or theSiudivioh Islands or somo other land
whoso inhabitants wo nickname barbarians or
A Settlement. Two Episcopal papers of New-
York, the 'Churchman' and 'Church Journal,'
have lately had a porsonal controversy which they
were unable to settle without an appeal to the law.
fhe resolt was a verdict of six cents dumages to
one of the parties.
Jacob Heaton, of this place has been appoint
ed ono of tho Trustees of tho Northern State Lu
natio Asylum at Nowburgh. A good .appoint
"No man who believes the decision in the Dred
Scott case to be wrong is under any obligation to
respect it, or to acquiesce in it, 'cheerfully 'or
So says the Boston Telegraph. True enough.
So neither is the Slave under any obligations to
obev his master, but he cannot well avoid it. Dred
Scott and his family doubtless think themselves
under no obligation to obey this mandate of Judge
Taney and his fellows; nevertheless they have
no alternative. Of our millions of inhabitants
there are hundreds of thousands who believe the
decision wrong but who will acquiesce, when the
Slaveholder comes to their neighborhood with his
chattels, for they will not risk a conflict with
the powers of the Government and thus submiss
ion 'cheerfully or otherwise' will be effected by the
power of the Union.
Dear Marius I should like the renders of the
Bugle to know something of Frances E. Watkins
t colored lady, raised in B iltimoro, Maryland.
She is a woman of great abilities as a lecturer on
the subject of Slavery, and has been listened to
with marked attontion wherever she has spoken.
I have heard her in this oity, also in Trenton and
Burlington, New Jersey ; all of which places are
very pro-slavery, by the acknowledgement ot
their own citizens, yot thos3 who heard hor once,
voted almost unanimously to hear her again. Her
voice is charming, her manner refined, the subject
beautifully handled and well defined. For some
months past tbe Eastern Pennsylvania Society has
had her employed as an agent, nnd as such she is
very efficient. I asked her if she would be willing
to go to Ohio and lecture. Sho expressed a desire
to visit Onio. Said she onco taught school in
Columbus. Her services oould not fail to be accept
able and highly useful in our State, and I should
be delighted if our Western Anti-Slavery Society
could secure her labors for a portion of tbe present
seaoon. Thine Rospeotfully,
A crowd of spectators attended the hanging at
Brentsville, Va., on the 13th, of tho three slaves of
George Green, lor the muraer oi iiieir master,
which they oonfossed. They were a woman ot
7ll Iiai Hiuifrhrpr of 50. and her erandson of 17
UiitiiiK i j w " e- - - - - -
led to the irallows ill long white
.i . ,u,nfl tlinir rtni'ks. The two
siirouus, wini i"H"" , . r ; j
youngest died easy, but the old woman, who bad
long been a profoBSor of religion, and was no
rliMiht frk tnatiirnfjl fit the whole affair, oontinued
to breath for about seven minutes, and died ex
tremely bard.
News of the Week.
ArPKOl'IUATIONS I'OR K ANM3.-TliO L(')tl;itur
vi A'rjuiiu iins iiiiviu tu u jipririTiiiiimi ui -?-vj,wjv j
for the benefit of the people of Kansas. And the
Legislature of Massachusetts has planed in the
bands of commissioners railroad stock to the
amount of $100,000 to be sold and the proceeds ap
propriated to tho aid uf the Freo Stato men of
Kansas, in caso of the ro-currence of invasion
and violence, such as existed during the last year.
Vermont somotimo sinoe also mado nn opproprin
tion. Tho other Northern and Western States
have, we beliove, only appropriate 1 resolutions to
tho benefit of tho Free State settlers.
ST LOUIS, March, 17.
Tho Democrat publishes a statement In relation
to the affairs in Kansas, given by Ucary. The
reason of tho Governor's resignation is in conse
quence of the failure of Pierce to fulfil pledges
mado him at tho time of his appointment. These
pledges were to support him (Geary) with army,
militia, and treasury, if necessary, hut instead of
lecciving this aid, he has paid $12,000 out of his
own pocket, to support tho administration. He
has been refused military aid under tho mos t ur
gent circumstances, and thwarted by the Judicary
of the Territorv in every possiblo manner. The
Govornor stales that fiftv men were under oath
from the dnr he entered the country till ho left, to
assnssinnte him. provided his official career did not
meet their approval.
Gov. Gearv regrets the step be is obliged to Uke.
IIo feels confident that if the promised assistance
had. been rendered he could Pave ndministcrcd the
affairs of tho Territory in a manner ncceptible to
all honest settlers. In relation to the oulrnge
committed by tho pro-slavery party, ho says the
murdei of Buffuin by Havnr was the most cold
bloudcd and atrocious affair ever witnessed.
Governor Geary. Gov. Genry.with bis .'private
Secretary, arrived last night tic St. Louis on his
way to Washington. This is his first visit to the
States, since nsxotning tho duties of his office. Ho
nas been sitting on the fenco in Kansas, till the
seat has become very uncomfortable, nnd he is go
ing to see his friend Mr. Buchanan, who has had
great experience in that line, in order to get in
structions. Cin. Ccm.
Slaverv and Slave-Trade in Cuba. We have
been favored with tho following extract from a pri
nte letter writen by a gentleman in the Island of
Cuba, which shows the condition in which not only
the slaves who nrn imported fiom the African
coast, but also the whites 1 iving nn the Island, are
placed by the perpetuation ot the peculnr institu
tion aud tho continuauco uf the Slavo- trade.
"Among the fresh arrivals on ono estate whero I
havo been, I was informed that the owner has lost
some thirty negroes, just newly imported. This
was owing to u man having lnlormcd upon Ill's. A
low days afterward the sumo man who had infnrui
was found on I lie road with his enrs cut off, his
totinguecut out, bis throat cut, and fiftejn stabs in
his body this having been dono by subscription
for the purpose of frightening others from telling
tales about negroes. While nt one point in my
travels, and that very recently two cargoes of
negroes arrived, each with about 050 of all ages
and the Spanish authorities winking nt it tims
blindfolding the poor, simple and easily gulled
The Election in New Hampshire. The elec
tion news from New Hampshire shows that tbe
Republicans have again swept the Granite Stato,
electing a full delegation to Congress a Governor,
und an overwhelm ng majority of the members of
the Legislature. Will Ex-President Pickcb return
to New Hampshire f
White Slavery. Twelve deserters from New
port Bavraoks, w ho had been caught and returned,
were yesterday rewarded with twenty-five and fifty
lashes each, on tho back; aud well laid on. Cin.
Com. March Zd.
This is outiageous. It is high time that tho
barbarous practice of flogging wure a'oulisheu in
tbe army, us it has already been in the navy. An
institution which cannot be sustained without the
infliciou uf punishment so revolting and so de
praving is not tit to exist at all.
Tho Korlhcm Independent, a progressive Metho
dist paper started to represent tho more decided
anti-slavery sentiment of that body, has in six
months attained a circulation of 10,000. Tho
principal editor is tho Rev. William Hosnier.
Straws. Tho Pope has sentn present to Louis
Napoleon's infant son, of an emerald, formed of
two parts, fitting together, and which he pretends
incloses a straw from the manger of Bethlehem,
which be has blessed.
Col. Sam. Medary, tho Ohio Statesman of Ohio
journalism, has been appointed Governor of Min
nesota, vice Willis A. Gorman, superseded.
Tim rni) nnonln nf Dptrnit shut their doors
against the peaceable, quiet and inoffensive schol
ar and reformer. Elihu Hurriti, on Tuesday ovo
ilt.rr uml u-.ttiLl m.t nlhiw htm thfl use uf the
church which ho had engaged. Evidently they
j ...... u- . n,r1 ;nan.ln.l
SUppUSCU IIIIII IIU W US K jiunviwi.iiii win w
drag politics into tho church and on that score de
nied him.
Michigan has passed n law diminishing the sen
tencos of Stato Prison convicts on? day lor every
month of perfect good behavior. Iu short terms
this would not amount to much, but in cases ol im
prisonment for lile, might come to uousidurublo,
provided tbe convict lived long enough.
A Virginian writing to tbo New Orleans Dslta,
says: "Our profits ar,se from raising and selling
negroes." Great business for the chivalry uf au
euiightened christian, democratic state 1
Massachusetts Movino. The Lower House of
the Massachusetts Legislature, on Tuesday, took
action with reference to the recent decision of the
United States Court in the Dred Scott caso. An
order was adopted with a view to instructing tho
members of Congress to propose nn auiondiiieiit of
the Constitution of the United States, providing
for the election uf the Supremo Court Judges by
the people for a term of years. A committee was
also appointed to coosider what measures should
be taken in view of the lute decision.
Rev. Henry Ward Beeciier gave ovidonce of
Ins Catholic spirit, a lew days since, by immersing
a young man, about to join his own church, in the
fount of a neighboring Baptist church iu Brook
lyn. But, perhaps, the liberality of the Baptists
in allowing i.bcir water to be used in so irregular a
way, by so irregular a man, is the must icuiark
feature of the truusaotiun.
The King of Dahomey the black gentleman
having it.OOO women as disciplined troops has
sent his two black sons to the College at Marseill
es, France, where they are not excluded by color.
We may look for civilisation under the succession.
A Slave Holder's Model Minister. In a dis
cussion in the Kansas Bogus Legislature, the Rev.
Martin White, a member, made a ferocious speech,
in which he admitted that he killed Frederick
Brown. Ho i-uid that he was with the advance
guard of tho army that destroyed Osawatomie last
August. They met Frederick Brown on the rnd
before thej got to Osawatomie. White ordered
him to halt, which he did not do, when he, White,
"let him have it, and ho wbirlodlovor." This was
received in the Legislature with tremendous ap
plause. Gnrrit Smith has contributed $1,000 to the Dud
ley Observatory at Albany.
Royal Extravagance. At tho last court ball in
Paris the jewels of the Empress Eugenie were es
timated at lour millions of francs, and flounces of
alencono laoe which oovered the lilao satin robe of
her Majesty cost sis hundred thousand (ho dress
and jewels thos amouting to almost a million of
The most important changes made iu the tariff
by tho last Congross are tho following t
Schedule A of the Tariff nf MO including Brnndy
. ... . . . , ri i V i
is reduced from 100 per cent, ad valorqm to 30 per
Schedule B Wines, Cigars and all manufactures
nf Tobacco, Raisins, Swoetnieats, &., 4o. is re
duced from 40 tu 30 per cent. Mahogony, Satin
wood, &c., are reduced from 40 to 8 per cent.
Schedule C Iron, Woolens, Sugar, & Ice. is
reduced from 30 to 24 per cent. All bleached,
printed or dyed Cottons are transferred to this
schedule, making the duty thereon 21 percent.,
instead of 85, as at present.
Schedule D Flannels, Carpets, Baizes, Cables
nftd Cordage, Hemp and Hempen Manufactures,
Manufactures nf Silk, &c, tc. is reduced from
25 to 19 per cent.
Schedule F All manner of Timber or Lumber,
Manufactures of Copper, Furs on tbo skin, Paper-
Hangings, Oranges and Lemons, Periodicals, Skins,
civet, so. is reduced from 20 to 15 per cent.
Schedule Brimstone, Tin, iu. is reduced
from 15 to 12 per cent.
Schedule G Books and Magazines, Diamonds
nnd all precious stones, Cocoa, Tnllow, Watches
nnd Watch materials, &o. is reduced from 10 to 8
per cont. Tin in plates or sheets, with Mahogany
and all Woods of luxury, aro transferred to this
Schedule II -Tin in pigs or blocks, Zino.rowtcr,
Riw Hides, &o. is reduced from 5 to 4 per cent.
Schedule I (the freo list) is largely extended ;
Wool cost ng less than 20 cents per pound, Brass,
Coppcr.and most Dnus or Chemicals usod in man
ufacturing, being added to it.
Wool costing ovor 20 cents por pound is reduced
from 30 to 24 per cent., along with Woolens not
otherwise specified.
FuoiTivrs. A'few days since a family of fugitive
slaves, consisting of a mother and five daughters,
passed through Cincinnati on their way from Cov
ington Ky., to Canada, in search of an asylum
where thoy can enjoy the inalienable rights given
tbeui by their Creator. One daughter escaped to
Canada last year, and it is probable the whole fam
ily are now safe and united on freo suil.except the
husband and nn only son, from whom they were
cruelly separated several years ago. Very few
slaves have passed the boundary this season, in
comparison with former yours, owing to the strict
lookout which has been kept up since the late in
surrectionary excitement. The usual holidays
have been disallowed, us well as attendance upon
night meetings, and in many places the slaves havo
been uniformly locked up utter dark
Great Geographical Discovery in Georoia A
Dry Swamp. Interesting intelligence has just
beer, receiteil from the State survey of the Okcl'e
nokoe Smnii, which covers nearly a fourth of tho
map of Georgia. The great swamp docs not ap
pear to bo a swamp alter ull. So far from being
impeded by water, the expedition suffered severely
from want of it, nnd were compelled to sink three
wells for driiikini; and cocking purposes. The un
derwood ul.o was found of almost labulous thick
ness, through which they were compelled to cut
their way with knives, thereby they wore so much
delayed as to be in danger of starvation, their sup
plies being exhausted. The most erroneous opiu
ions have been entertained of the extent aud na
ture of the w hole region. No published map gives
any idea of its goography. The survey will prove
a fiirtunuto' venture. The suhuiergod portion is
found to be easily drained, whereby thousands of
acres of the most valuable cotton lands in the
South will bo reclaimed.
Decrease or Slavery in Louisiana. Tbo re
cent census ot Louisiana shows the number of
slaves to be 203,107, being an increase of only 18,
388 over the total of the year 1850,wbich was 244,-
HU'J. llio tree population numbers 324.000, being
an increase of 50.B53 over th total of 1850, which
was 273,755. Thus, while the increase has been
only soven per cent., that of the free population is
nearly twenty ono per cent. Itie preponderence
of the free over the slaves is at present Gl.400,
whereas in the year 1850 it was but 28,940. At
ibo tt)!ti relative rate of increase, this preponder
ance win in isou reach eu.uuu. ut the whole in
crease of inabitants 33,000 was in tbe city of New
urleans nnd U,UUU in othor cities and towns.
There was a manifest decrease of the slaves of the
same communities. Doubtless tho great emigra
tion to Texas and Arkansas has operated to pre
vent a large increase of the slaves.
Mr. Hume of Virginia, who wag shot bv Col.
Leo at Washington last week, was the man who
went to liostou to reclaim Antony Burns. Lee
was formerly a manager of the Alexandria race
courso and a noted cock fighter, and when he grew
seedy, like other V n-ginians, sought reluge in a
federal office ut Waslmgton.
An Historical Simile. Tbe morning papers
have the following dispatch from Washington :
Ex-President Pierce was presented to-day with
a splendid servi.'O of silver plate, the gift of citi
zens of Savannah. Mr. Toombs made .he presen
tation speech." j
The telegraph does not state the number of pieces
but we take it for granted the people of Savannah
would never offer Mr. Pierce less than thirty,
Ho.v. William Corry. This gentleman made
a speech in the House yesterday af.ernoon, in
which he toro shadowed Ins views uf a Republican
form of government. Ho is for ubolishiug the
Senate, and fur having but ono brunch of legisla
tive department.
llie Executive officers are to bo elected bv the
Legislature from their own body, to hold seats as
members and to resign when a ministerial measuro
uf their own is defeated. The office of Governor
is to be abolished.
The members are to be elected for two years. ono
half to go out annually.
llie people may elect who they please, whether
the person lives in the district o'r not.
These are a few of the reforms which Mr. Corrv
proposes. We have his speech, and hope to publish
it in a few days. State Journal.
Mr. Buchanan has offered the Mission to Berlin
to James U. Clay, son of Heary Clay. Mr. Clay
declines tho Mission.
A Post niTinA Villa ViAAn Italia nt lnnklnwn
on the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad, under
me name oi ssaw oiuiord, an 1 William u. Ual
luck has been appointed Post Master.
Barbarous Treatment of a Slave. A man
named Vincent Rosson, says the West Tennessee
Argus, has recently been ruu out of that town,
fur appearing in Purdy to claim a runaway slave
woman, who was induced tu leave his service by
ilie most barbarous treatment we ever beard of.
Tho Argus says :
We aro informed that he pushed her out into
the weather during the coldest of last winter, hare
fooled and poorly clad, until her fingers and toes
were badly frosted; he then touk his knife and out
them off, and threw them into the tire; poured hot
water nnd threw hot embers on her beat and
abused her in every way which the devil himself
could havo invented, und she is only 11 or 12 yours
At length she oould bear it no longer, and ran
away she was taken up and brought to town for
imprisonment in a horrible condition, covered with
sores and nearly dead.
Ths news from the Republia of St. Domingo is
interesting. Civil war prevails there, Baez, lately
the President, has been taken captive by the oppo
ing party, and will be banished.
An Earthquake in Ashtabula and Lake
Contiued. This ooourred week befoae last. In
Concord the shock witch oontiued ten second? was
so severe as to cruk the walls of a stone bouse.
The New York Legislature Is moving la behalf
of a Personal Liberty Bill. So ought the Legis
lator of ever j I rec State to do.
What we Drink. It appears from the report
of Secretary Giiihiio.of tho Treasury Department,
thl during tbo year erding June 30, ltf&O, H.843
370 gallons of wine, spirits nnd malt liquor have
been imp o tod into this et.'intrtf. The lolnl valoe
of tliHSe drinkables is ffi.lYS.ftuil : "UB liltle
liquor bill for l'nela Sam to foot up. Brandy
forms tho largest item i.i the bill; 1.715,71" gal
lons have been consumed nt a cost of nearly $3
000,000. The grain spirits imported fall a little
below brandy in quantity (1,582,132 gallons) but
much below in value, 1772,270. Nearly a million
of "other spirits" besides are consumed, nt nn cx
penso of $2.18,000. Ovor a million nnd n half gal
lons of claret and nearly 700,000 gallons of other
red wines were imported, at on aggregate cost of
about $850,000. Wn havo drank also 1,100,000
gallons of English and Scotch ale. The importa
tions of Madei ia.Port ond Sicily wines have fallen
off; the supply of Sherry, however, hnsinereased
from 4,035 gal'lous in 1843 to 400,000 gallons in
1850, 6
Historical. The original Wampum belt pre-
Ontud l,V tliil Iniliiin diinr tn William Pirn Lu
been presented to tbo Pennsylvania Historical
Society by Mr. Urauville J. Peon.
Precept vs. Practice. The Vicksburg Whig,
commenting on an article from the Sjuth Carolina
Times upon the death of the "Southern Agricul
turist," makes the following sigmticaut state
ment ;
Evon tho Mississippi Legislature', .at its late ses
sion, allowed its law to go to Boston to bo printed,
and made an appropriation of three thousand dol
lars to pay one of its members to go there and
read the proof sheets, instead of having it done
in the state, and thereby assisting in building up
a Southern publishing house. What a commont
aiy on tho Yankee haters? They passed a law
reducing legal advertisement to about ene-half
the prico charged by nil Western nnd southern
newspapers. They seem to have an adtipathy to
newspapers in their own Btate, nnd no aount
wish to break them down-, to benefit tho circulation
of those in tho Eastern Slates,
Tlx, T iirn r. Dli f M t t,,n.l Prm An f i fn n fl I n II rn flrl
on tho 15th inst. A now Constitution was formed,
which is published in the Iowa papers, aud will
bo submitted to the poople next fall.
A Solid Cabinet. It mny be said that Mr. Bit
chanau has a s.did Cabinet iu one respect at least.
they nil being men ot largo wealth, lite JNew
iork Herald classifies them thus:
Lewis Cas, sav $2,000,000
Huwell Cubb, ' 600 000
Jacob Thompson, 1,000 000
Messrs. Tuucey, Blaok and Brown, 500.000
As theso gentlemen havo shown their ability to
tnko euro of themselves, we presume they aro able
to take care of others.
DIED In Henniker, (N. II.) Fobruary 27th,
Deacon Oliver Pillsdurv, aged 73,
This venerable man was the father of Parker
Pillsburv, and was greatly respected for his in
tegrity of character, conscientious fidelity to his
convictions of duty, and warm sympathy for the
slave. Liberator,
Receipts Bugle for the Week ending March 19
Elizi Wickor8ham, Marlboro, $1.50 644
Mr.ry Walton, Minerva, 1,50-079
Mahlon Branin, Vinton, 1,50 625
Lewis Hill, Vernon, 2.00 612
David Sleeper, Almant, 75-505
William Edgar. Athens, 50-633
P. I. Mann, Gerard, 1,50-647
300 Agents toimtrt. 300
Business Easy, Usefut and Honorable.
Salary Ono Hundred Dollars per Month.
Capital reqoirod, Five Dollars.
For particvlars, enclose Postage Stamp, and address
A. B. MARTYN, Plaistow, N. II
March 21, '57-10w.
The United Stales Constitution and its
The Constitution a Pro-Slavery Compact; or,
Extracts from the Madison Papers, etc. Selected
by Wendell Phillips. I bird Ldition, E.ilarged
l2mo. 208 pages. Just published by the American
Anti-Slaverv Society, and forsalo at 21 Cornhill,
Boston. Also, at the Anti-slavery ulhees in New
York and Philadelphia. Price, in cloth, 50 cts.;
in thick paper covers, sJ.
October 18, 1850.
Copies of this work will bo sent by mail on the
receipt of its prico and tho amount of postage,
vis., forty-four cents for those in paper covers,
sixty cents for those in cloth.
1 Small Fiirm of SI acres, situated two miles
South of Salem on the New Lisbon turnpike. The
place has on it a good two story house a barn
and a spring of pure, soft water. 20 or 50 ncret
of land can be purchased adjoining if desired, on
reasonable terms.
Inquire of the editor of the Anti-Slavery
A Valuable Faim of 107 acres, with a large,
(!ommodiou9 and well-furnished House a good
Barn, horse stable and all other necessary out
houses is offered for sale, cheap and on good terms.
It is situated in Carroll County, one-fourth of n
mile from Lnosburgh.near a depot on tho Steuben
ville and Indiana Rail Road. The ooontryis
healthful, the land good, wator abundant nnd of
sxcellent quality, and the farm well stocked with
a variety of excellent fruit.
tcarlOir'A LANDS will It taken in part
t or turtnor particulars inquire at toe omce oi me
Anti-Slavery Bugle, or on the premises nf
Dso. 18, 1858. JACOB MILLISACK.
Dotanic iHeuiane.
MRS. O. L. CHURCH, takes this mothod of
informing her friends, and the public, that she has
permanently locatel on the North sido ot lligh-st.,
between the Canfield road nnd Lundy-st., where
she intends keeping a gonoral assortment nf BO
TANIC MEDICINES, carefully prepared by her
self and warranted freo of all deleterious sub
stances, Salem, Ohio, April 19. 1856.
Steam (Sngitu Cutlucro,
Engines of the best patterns built to order, en
very reasonable terms.
June 21, 1X5G.-Iy.
The subscriber will offer for sale his valuable
Farm, situated two miles South of Washington
ville, within a quarter of a mile of the Railroad
8 Persons desirous of porch ising a good
farm will call and examine for themi elves .
Saturday, Nov. 15, '50-3t.
BLANK DEEDS, Mortgages, Judgment
Notes, Executions and Summons for sale at
this Offica.
ilUfSI'S roriaule and P(ence,Fmanen
A M f .
Unsaying (Sate Po&U
Patestu Piciudis ISts,
And rnllf UlustratiKt and drii-rlljvit In ths "OBI .'
January Ulh, ISM.
The Ohio State Fair, fur 18SG, gnre I DiploOsvfor
thi. FOCI!, and one also lot tbe Gate PmL
11 CHEAP!" What an admirable svostitut
for a Post!" "I think as much of that portable,
an ti surging DATE POST as I do of the Fenee.
1 like that iKiANGt'l.AR 1IRACE, renchin g t s the s
of the Fence 1" "No danger of it dlowino over I"
' are some of the exclamations of those who sec
this Police all objections to former attempts to g
up a substitute for the ordinnry fences remoted.
It is a straight Fence can be made by act.
mod farm hand, in bad weather, and all of com
mon inch foiiuinir boards is supported at (Ac
tup, not nt the bottom, and can he made as high
as wished, without being top heary, and rnnnnt, ns
others, blow over can be quirkly taken down.atid
removed without injury. Two board per panel
will make a good Cattle Fenceadapted to on.
even ground costs but 08 cts. per rod, (41 frj
nigh, and lumber at $1 per 100 ft.,) and bents;
all above ground, will last twice ns long a
ordinnry fenee has a portable, anti-sagging Oati.
Post, which is indisponsible to a portable Fenoe..
Dec i deb to be the best self-supporting Fenoe
yet mado, by such men as Gen. S. F. Cary, Scott
4 Hedges, (Little OianO J. R. Holmes, Mao'r,
A. Peacock, (the old pioneer plow maker,) Alsx.
Swift, Ac, and farmers nnd mechanics gen
eral I v.
GREAT SPECULATION fnrnny enterprising
farmer, mochanio, or saw-mill proprietor, in the
purchase of Town, hip, Railroad, or County Rights;
for which, or platos with full description, enclose
a postage stamp, and address
Dr. JAS. G. HUNT & CO.,
Box 1520, Cincinnati, OAici
FARM RIGHTS, one to five acres, $1 eight to
fiftoon acres, $ 1,50 fifteen to seventy acres, at
10 cts. per acre one hundred acres, $8; second do.
do., $7, and every hundred thereafter at i
Where we have no Arents, Farmers, by sending
name in full, number of acres in farm, the town
ship, county, Stato nnd amount, ns above, deduct
ing twenty por cent, lor all sums overj Jo, mu
receive a deed by return mail.
Registered Letters at our risk change to be sent'
in postage stamps.
Iho patentee of this fence has nearly perfected
a simple Self-Opening Gate, (extra cost, about
'! per gate,) which those forwarding amounts for
l' arm nights, will have tbe right to use, wbta
patented, without additional cost.
Wish to announce tn tho citizens of Salem and vi
cinity, and to tho public generally, that they have
just received at their CLOTHING STORE,.
North .Side of Main Street, Salem, Ohio; A new.
extensive and superior stock ot Goods, suitable for
the FALL & WINTER TRADE. Our assortment or
Cloths, Cas.simercs. Ticeeds. Satinets, Satins,
Velvets. Floured Silks, die..
with Trimings of all kinds to match, will be sold
by the Yard or Made up to Order, at prices and in
a manner that will compare favorably with those
of any similar establishment in Salem or elsewhere.
Also, a good assortment ot Kendy Made Cloth
ing, Consisting of Frock, Dress, and Business
Coats; Overcoats, Cloaks, Vests. Pantaloons, Shirts,
Drawers, Suspenders, Socks, Handkerchiefs, Cra
vats, ic, do. Our Terms of Sale for tbe future lire.
which will enable us to sell a little better goods el
a littlo lower prices than could be afforded on the
credit system.
We think we can suit our customers with what
ever they may want in our line, and we invite ail
desiring to purchase, to call, judge for themselves.
and act accordingly.
liAlvrv ALi I Sc. AKIULU.
October 18, 1850.
iasl) for Stciucs 1 1
The Subscriber will pay Cash for Staves ef tb
following dimensions :
Pipe Staves A feet long, 3 inohe wid, thick,
heart edge, $17 per thousand.
Barrel Staves, 33 inches long, 4 inche wide, I
inch thick, heart tdge, and Heading , 22 inchec
long, 7 inches wide, and from 1 to inches thick,
heart edge, $10 for 700 staves aud 300 piece
Also, $12 per thousand for heading alone. All
from good White Oak, free from worm holes, well
made, nnd delivered at either of tbe Railroad
Stations east of Alliance. II. P. ADAMS,
One-half milo south of Salem, on the Lisbon road.
Jan. 21. '57-tf.
The t'elebraied Steel Pens, No. 708,
Manufactured by Joseph Oillott, foi sale whole
sale and retail, by
Salem, Jan., 24. 1857.
Main Street, Salem, Ohie,
Salem, June 23, 1855,
orriciovca u'connel's store, ox main strut;
Residence North Side of Green Street, second dtor
H est oj the L,lsworln street.
Salem, April 24, 1855,
I am now prepared to sell those DESIRABLE
LOTS, on Lisbon Street, opposite the dwellings of
Messrs. Wright, Jonea, llillman, 4c, &o. Enquire)
of John Doming, or the subscriber.
I offer, also, for sale the Farm where I now re
side; being 130 Acres, well improved, well watered
and in good condition, 2J miles South of Salem.
on the Lisbon Koud.
Aug. 23. tf BENJAMIN BOWN.
Salem xcl)angcl!
Just received a good supply of Seasonable Winter
Goods, Overcoating, Cloths, Cassimeies, cheap
Red Flannels, Canton Flannels, and Mens' Shirts
and Drawers, Ladies' and Mens' Shawls, Bay
State and Brncha. Printed Flannels and Cash
meres, Rich Styles. French Merinooe Tlain and
Barred, Very Cheap.
Cloth Gloves, Gauntlet Gloves and Woolen Wrist
let. A Beautiful Assortment of Hoods,
Hosiery nnd Gloves. Elegant lot of trav
elling Blankets. New style Winter
Prints. Dress, Clonk and Man
tillu Trimmings. Clothing made to
order, and on hand asshenp as tbe cheap
est, and good ns any. Robes and Blankets,
vnu will find a gonoral assortment.
S&'WANTED Pork; Pelts. Better urn
Poultry, fo' which the highest CASH pii srf .tc
paid. Leather Sole and Pfper.
AI1 these articles will be sold reasonable.
Call and see. J. HEATON.
3000 HIDES Wanted, for whieh I will pay 6
oents a pound. Al. Sheen Pl boogblat
cents a j ELDRIDGE'S lmOm Stor
galeu, Nov. 8.. 18S-p.

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