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THE A N T I - S L AIlYjrtT G LE
CooiitisioKAt LroisntioK ro Si.ATrt The
Slaveholder are determined lo Compel every dem
oeratiA aspirant lo the noStt Presidency, to pledge
himself to ongreeeional legislation In behalf of
elavtry lit the Territories. Buchanan and Brcck
oridge are ready M tbe.pledge, but It it supposed
It will eomewhat embarrasa Douglas to take thie
new step, in tarrying out the Dred Scott decision.
Bat no matter who is embarrassod, or benefitted,
the edict hat been issued, and,lhcmost eomplote
ubmission la required. The test will bo enforced,
Slavery existing in the territoriee, according to
Democracy, by virtue o( the constitution, Con
greet it to enactMawa (or lie protection and proa
perity, whioli are to be beyond the reach or con
trol of suoh fanatical eottlcrs ias predominate In
Kansas. , When .hese lawa are placed beside the
fugitive Slave Law by northern Democratic votee,
it will be curioua to observe whsther the people
-will conclude as now, that re have nothing to do
'with slavery that its existence is none of our
trVmrit.
The epirit and purpose of the Sleve-drivere will
, be best learned by the following from the Rich
mond Enquirer of Novomber the 12th.
"The Illinois electione hare resulted ae every
feood Democrat must have desired. Tho return of
"UudgeDcuglasto the theater of hia usefulness
was expected and wished lor by the Demooracy in
very quarter of tho oountry. But now that his
triumphant eleotion has plaoed him again upon
the theatre of action, it is to be bor.cd that the
Demooracy, Leoompton and anti-Lecompton, will
heartily rally to the support of the Administration.
Let the past be forgotten, ite animosities healed,
ite errore nd wrongs forgiven, and, united, let
the party present a firm and bold front to Seward
and hie bloody programme, as set forth at Roches
ter. To successfully meet the onset of Seward and
Vie triumphant Black Republican myrmidons, it
. trill require all the will, all the strength, all the
united and cordial action of every part and parcel
'of the Democracy.
But, while counselling unity and harmony,
Tirgidia'is not unmindful of the great questions
that are yet unsettled wi'.h regard to slavery in the
Territories. Virginia Bees, that though the consti
tution recognises, and the Supeme Court sustains
tier right to carry slaves into a territory, yet she
also remembera what Judge Douglas so pointedly
brought to light in Illinois, that this right moy be
Tendered null and void by the non action of the
Territorial Legislature. While Virginia recognis--et
no power that can compell a Territorial Legisla
lure to enact those lawa nocesHary to protect the
constitutional rights of slaveholders, yet she does
'hold that Congress has the right, and is in duty
bound, to protect slavery in the Territories, until
the people of a territory, when on tho eve of form
' ing State government, may decide tho question
'finally for the future State.
"This question is one above tho platforms of par
ties, and must be met and decided, constitutional
ly in favor of protection, or unconstitutionally
gainst it. It cannot and mu.t not be compromised;
if the Cincinnati platform does not provido for th'iB
'question it must be made to meet this issue.
"This question of protection to slavery in the
! Territoriee will have to be met, and the South
will demaud her constitutional rights; these rights
re recognised in the Conetitution. asserted in the
Kansas Nebraska bill, admitted by the Cincinnati
Platform, and have been snactioned and adjudicat
ed by the Supreme Court j and with this array of
authority, the South will demand the legislation
necessary to render valid the rights so amply rec
egniied by the paity, the country, the Uongrose,
'the Supreme Court and the Constitution.
"The right to reclaim fugitive slaves was given
by the Constitution ; the Northern States refused
'to legislate for tho practicnl enforcement of this
constitusional right, and Congress was compellod
to provide tho legislation necossary to the usefuli
nets of this provision. So is it with regard to
slavery in the Territories There is no power to
ccerce a Territorial Lrgi.-diiture to do its consti
tutional duly, and Congress must supply the leg
delation withheld by the de'elict Tenitory.
"Intervention for protection is a fundamental
principle with the South, and a wiser nor better
' remark never fell from Gov. Wise than the fol
lowing extract from his Illinois letter :
.... " Protection in the Territories and everywhere,
to U rights of person and of property, in accord
ance with the rights of tho States, and of the
Constitution and laws of the Union." Uero, then,
may be found Virginia's declaration with regard
to slavery in the Territories. To this she is Con
jlituliunally entitled. Sim asks uo more ; she Kill
' take no less.
Gkrrit Smitii as a Candidate for Governor.
The rote for Gerrit Smith in New York, was such,
as to disappoint him and his friends. Mr. Smith
Hi as addressed a letter to his friends which we will
publish next week. Though Mr. Smith has received
" ' but very light vote, he has, we think, done ex-
' cellent service by awakening discussion and torn
tka .M.niinn nf khm rnmnmnitiet he has visited
to the consideration of Radical anti slavery views.
.; .The Illinois Republicans are not woll pleased
with the favour shown by the Now York Tribune
Ho DuagUs. The Chicago Tribune says :
. - X "The New York Tribune contributed more, by
Ite constant puffery of Douglas, to cause the defeat
cf Lincoln than any other one agency. It has for
feited all claims to the respect or patronage of
,'( Jtepubjicane in Illinois,"
Anti-Slatert Labors in Easterx PfnnsyL"
- wania. Weleatn from the Standard that Miss
: -.Mary Grew, Robert Purvis, J. Miller McKiin,
"William Wells Brown atid Robert Colyer are
' holding Anti-Slavery meetings in various piaces
ia eastern renneyivauia.
Tiri in Goshen. We reegret to learn that the
residence of Joshua Shin, an old and muoh respec
ted citizen of Oosben township, Mahoning county,
i '-was consumed by fire with all its content, on Tues
day last, while the family was absent from home.
Ccntinnial Akniveisarv. Great preparations
ere making in Pittsburg to celebrate the centennial
i Anniversary ' of the evacuation by the Frenoh of
Fort Du Quesne. Thursday of next week is the
; day of oelobretion.
..j t .'. .
V""' Napoiron B. Van Turt. This young ras
eal who is uoaer inaiuimeui in uumnu ouumy a.
Y. for kidnapping a colored man fromGeueva, and
selling him as slave at the South, and who. after
being takon out on ball by bis father disappeared,
' leaving bis hat and coat on the banks of a stream,
' with shot and dagger holes in them, to carry the
impression that be was murdered hae been reoapi
'tored.' He was taken in New Jersey last week,
and tent back to Qnturo county, where be it now
fn i . - . . . f . r . . t
FAct and PoRtboALt Some frionths einoe
the Portuguea authorities seir.ed upon French
vessolontho African coast, culled the "Charles
et Georges," wbilo really engaged In the Slave
Trade under pretence of transporting voluntary
laborers to the French Colonics. The Frenoh
government resented this as national Indignity
and as Portugal is weak, teems to havo succeeded
in compelling the restoration of the vessel and
extorting an Indemnity for the act.
A telegram, dated Lisbon, October 23, laya
This morning, at seven o'olock, the ship Charles
et Ooorges was restored, and the captain, Rousel,
set at liberty. The exact amount of Indemnity
that Portugal has engaged lo pay on the rcquisii
tion of the French Government is not yet fixed."
The manner in which the question was settled
had called forth the Indignation of the English
press in genoral.
The Time, In a loador on the subject, eayt :
"Never was the voice of truth and justice more
arrogantly overpowered by mere superiority of
physical lorce ; never were the rights of brave
and independent nation more recklessly trampled
upon : nevor was the understanding upon which
tho affairs of Europe since the peace of 1815
have been conducted more entirely cast to the
winds ; for Portugal is left hut to fold her arms
and record her protest ngainst the violence to
which she has boon forced to submit. For Europe,
there remains a precedent fraught with danger."
The Times thinks a second most lumeUnllo result
of the affair is that France can n j longer bo count'
ed upon as among those nationa who are bent up
on discouraging in every manner the continuance
of the slave trado.
The Daily News says Portugal is entitled to the
sympathy of all civilized powers, and the censure
of Europe will deservedly fall on the Emperor of
the Froncb and his Ministers.
The llonikur officially confirms the statement
:bat the "Charles et Georges" had been restored
and ber captain liberated.
The latest arrival from Europe states thnt the
French government has resolved to abolish this
method of obtaining laborers. For the sake (rf
humanity it is to be hoped this report is cor.
rect.
For the Bugle.
BURY ME IN A FREE LAND.
BY FRANCES ELLEN WATKINS
You may make my grave wherever you will,
In a lowly vah or a lofty hill ;
You may make it among earth's humblest
graves,
But not in a land where men are Moves.
I could not sleep if around my grave
I heard the steps of a trembling slave j
His shadow above my silent tomb
Would make it place of fearful gloom.
I could not rest if I heard the tread
Of a cofilo-gang to the shambles led,
And the mother's shriek of wild despair
Rite like a curse on the trembling air.
I could not rest if I heard the lash
Drinking her blood at each fearful gash,
And I saw her babes torn from her breast
Like trembling doves from their parent nest.
I'd shudder and start, if I heard the bay
Of the bloodhounds seizing their human
prey ;
If I heard the captive plead in vain
As they tightened afresh bis galling ohain.
If I saw young girls, from their mothers' arms
Bartered and sold for their youthful charms
My eye would flosh with a mournful flame,
My death-paled cheek grow red with shame.
I would sleep, dear friends, where bloated
might
Can rob no man of his dearest right ;
My rest shall be calm in any grave.
Where none calls his brother a slave.
I ask no monument proud nnd high
To arrest the gnzo of pussnrs by ;
All thut my spirit yearning craves,
Is bury me not in the land of slaves.
For the Bugle.
MEETING IN MARLBORO.
MARLBORO, Nov. 15, 1858.
Friend Robinson : Yesterday morning at 10
o'clock, the friends of the sluve in this vicinity, as
semblcd at the Town Hall, to listen to the minis
tration of that Gosperwhioh will "break every
yoke and let the oppressed go freo." Kotwith'
standing the rough roads nnd cold weather a good
ly cumber of men and women were there, all aox
ious to hear the earnest words and stirring songs
of our friends Hale and Clemmer, of Mogadore, and
Ileighton. of Edinburg. Lewis Morgan was ap
pointed Chairman, and a song was sung by Messrs,
Hale and Clemmer, after which Austin Hale ad
dressed the mooting in a brief but able speech
showing that the slaveholders rule us not only po
litically and religiously but also intellectually
through our literature. Not only do they make
the Tract and Bible Societies and Sunday School
Union, bow in silence to their will, but our school
bookt must also be free from every taint of aboli
tionism. J. S. Clemdier followed in a speech of nearly an
hour in length, which was so full of earnestness,
eloquence and truthfulness that no one, I think,
could have listened to it without feelling a deeper
loathing more bitter hatred of that system that
consigns four millions of our brothers and sisters to
an oppression, the darkest the world ever taw. "It
is nut enough'said this eloquent friend of the slave,
"that you sympathise with the bondman. It it not
enough that the tears course down your cheeks at
the recital of his wrongs. All this is well, but it is
not enough. You must act, you must remember
those in bonds, as bound with them." He closed
by appealing to all to consider this subject, to take
it home with them, to investigate, to think and act.
Reuben Erwin made a few remarks upon the slave,
holding position of the Republican party. Joseph
Heighten then sang song, and made some exoeh
lent remarks touching the relation of the Churches
in the North to slavery. After two more songs
the meeting ijourned to meet again in three
weeks.
We foel truly thankful to our friends for their
presence and their words. We feel tbat good
work was done, aud we hope that yet more may
be accomplished in future. We should be glad to
see tome ol our Salem friends at our next meeting'
Yours truly, JAS. MORGAN.
For the Bugle.
COLUMBIANA, Nov 17, 1858.
Friend Editor: Miss Frances E. Watkins, in
speaking of her meetings in this vicinity, by the
language used, would Implicate our eitizent In bad
behavior.
Slid ears, "we had two meetings In dolumbl-
nil a; On Wednesday, we held another
meeting, which was interrupted by a manifestation
of rowdyism, but passed off without much aeriout
injury," fto.
Tho meeting which was interrupted was held at
Cool Spring t the rowdies are bound over tj Court,
t answer for their conduct. Miss Watkint, no
doubt, used this langunge inadvertently, and would
desire its correction. I am happy to have the priv
ilege or saying for our oitizens, that there has ncv
er, to my recollection, been any disposition mani
fested here to interrupt moetings In this way. Her
meeting in this place was well attended, and very
orderly. Whether it was beoauee we bad rot
heard an nntl-slavery lecturo for a year, or because
of their character hers wat universally ap
provod. I am eorry to find on my return home, so little
active interest manifested on the part of the good
citizons of Columbiana for Radical doctrine. The
result is, Republicanism holds complete control.
All is quiet. They uppear to be sure of a safe ar
rival to perfection in politic!. I hope Radical
AntrSlavery Lecturers will not go round us, for
they may be sure of a good audience, acd a quiet
and orderly hearing, and it is not too much to hope
that after a good rest, the good people may be in
duced to mount a step higher,
Yours truly, J. D. COPELAND.
Miscellaneous Summary.
After a Slice or Mexico. The President is
casting ou "eyo of Iboughtfulness" (as Cushing
has it) towards Mexico. One of the Democratic
letter writers at Washington says :
"The next great question will bo the Mexican
question. General Cushing baa sounded the cry
in his Richmond speech and South Carolina letter.
The General thinks the time has gone by lor the
purchase ol Cuba. He a-sks, why should Spain
sell Cuba? It is her must vuluuUe possesion.
Would we sell Georgia or Penusylvauiii 1 Certain
ly not. The noxt demonstration will bo unun the
hind of Cortex. The pear is ripe, and leudy tu
lull ; Day, is fulling. Shall we uot catch and eut
it?"
The Dred Scott Decision in Minnesota. In
the following wo have a practical illustrution of
the fuct that slavery exists North as well as South.
The eulured uinn's right to I be soil is no better pro
tected in Minnesota than in Alabama.
Another "Dkku" Cahe. From the Lake City
Tribune, published in Wubusbaw County, Minne
sota, and abl edited by Rev, D. C. Slerry and A.
A. Norwood, Exq., it appeurs that there lives a
man, hut a lew miles from Lake City, known as
Dred Nelson n black man outside, but whiter in
side than many who sneer at a black skin and wink
at black hearts and deeds, who went there twu years
ago and made acUiin un the Half Breed Tructud has
made several hundred dollars worth ol improve
meutB un the plaee, and in doing so expended
nearly his all. Mouths ago, somebody, with a
heart a good deal blacker than Dred's kin, "scrip
pied" Ihe.poor, defenceless black man, and "enter
ed" his land at the U, S. Land Office. Under
the recent act of Congress, permitting actual set
tlers on that tract to pruve up their pre-emptions.
and outer their land, poor Dred Nelson sent his
declurutory statement to the U. S. Land Ofhce'for
that district. It was returned of course nu
oiume to ine local lana omcers.j witn the state
ment that it would lot be received, inasmuch as the
supreme dictators uf our land had settled it that
his skin was a little tuo dark, aod it would not
pleasn the lords ul the lush if he were allowed the
privileges of a man. And. now poor Dred hns no
remedy no help, lie is stripped, robbed or his
all and loft to perish, "White men are not bound
to respect any rights which he may claim."
Vorily, this is severity and wickedness. A
righteous God will nut fail to visit upon the author
of such injustice a just retribution. If there be a
hell lur the wicked, let the tramers aud suppurtera
uf such an infamous law, together with the villain
who plundered the pour man of his home, receive
the warmest attontion of their father the Devil.
Can Democracy hold up its head and look such
facts in the face, and ask Northern froemen to sus
tain such an unjust policy. Chicayo Democrat,
How the Dkeo Scott Decision Works in Ala
bama. A gentleman who resided a long time in
Mobile, Alahama, and owned large estates there,
afterwards moved to New Orleans, and finally
went to France with his family uni there dii.d.
Before his dcitli he conveyed tu his children his
property in Alabama by deed. lie did this tu avoid
any uf the ditliculties that sometimes attend wills,
and supposed he hud secured his property tu bin
children beyond a peradvenlure, but the Courts ut
Motile, have decided thut the deeds are void bo
cause the children-are within three degrees of Af
rican decent, and because they were nut born in
Alabama, but in Now Orleans, while the father
was residing there.
We take the following from the decision of the
Court, as given 1 y Chancellor Keyes, aud reported
in the Mubile Times :
"Every peeson born without the jurisdiction of
a State is an alien to that State, unless such person
come within some exception to the general rule.
The natives of Louisiana wuuld, therefore, all be
aliens to this State but fur the Constitution of the
U. States. It does not give privileges and immu
nities in the State uf Alabama lo any of the inhab
itants uf Louisiana, except citizens of the United
States. Negroes are not, and cannot become citi
zens of the United States. Dred Scott vs- Sanford.
19 How., 303. The fuct that free negroes owe al
legiance tu their native State, or to the Federal
Government, cannot affect the question of State
alienago in another State.
The general rule is that aliens may take land
and hold it and enjoy it until office found ; but that
is true only of aliens who are not forbidden by the
policy ol tho State to become inhabitants of it.
The defendants named are free negroes and aliens,
and they cannut come to this State without viola
ting our publiu policy, and they could not remain
in it without being guilty of a felony. Those pen
sons who canrot take by livery, canDOt take in
prcesenti by deed for the latter mode of convey
ance is a suuatitute lur the former. Bur, indepen
dently of that technical rule, it would be idle to
argue that a class of persons may become the own
eie of our lands, when our laws punish inhabitan
cy by them as a feluny : and still more idle would
it be to argue that though they cannot occupy our
lands themselves, yet they may hold them by
agents and receive the profit! through the bands
oi our citizens.
The vote on the question of callinz a convention
to revise the Constitution of New York stands for
107,038; against 139,373 ; majority against 31,'
735.
The full official vote of New York State, for Gov
ernur, stands thus -. '
Morgan, Rep., 247.828 I Parker, Dem., 230.344
Burrows, Am., 0U.U78 Gerrit Smith, Ab., 5.033
Morgan over Parker, 17,487.
The State canvass can -vary thit but a few votes.
The aggregate vote ia 544.780. Last year it was
but 439.789. Increase, 104,991, or nearly 20 per
cent. The republican minority of 18,057 last year
is converted into a republican majority of nearly
equal amount this year.
Capture or Slavers. Another slaver has been
captured on the ooast of Cuba. The barque Venus
formerly sailing under the Mexcan flag, was taken
by a Spanish war eteanier few day einoe, off
Moro Castlo, witb nearly six hundred negroes on
board. The barque Ketch Brothers, captured on
the coast of Afrioa, arrived at Charleston on
Wednesday morning. She wat formerly owned
in Charleston, but was cold to parties in Havana.
Madame Pfeiffer, the traveler, it dead.
Tbi Mexican Plot. The Administration jour-
nals are taking great pains to impress on the pap
ular mind a vivid picture ol the sick and desperate
conJitlrtnof Molten. Spain is miking war npoh
her. France and England are backing op that
power iiy an allied lloet, which is converging to
wards the Gulf of Mexico. Santa Anha is in
triguing for a Mexican coronet. Rubles is In
league with the Spaniards to betray his couulry's
liberty. Zuloaga and the priests, in full coalition,
Bie doing outrageous things. Vidaurri Is playing
the dickens generally. Mexico is very sick. A
panacea is needed.
Of all this, the upshot is. Prosidont Buchanan is
casting '- an eye of thoughtl'ulness" toward our
neighbor Republic of the south-west.
A candidate for Congress, out West, sums up his
"edication" as follows i
"I flAVAl M n , t . .nt.n.1 4 1, milt It ,.. f1 !
life, and that was tu a night school. Two nights
the teacher didn't come, and 'tother night 1 had no
candle "
Kentucky Toracco. The Louisville Journal, In
relerring to some troubles with the tobacco inspeo-
rors of that city, elates that the tobacco trnp for
last tenson, sold at that place, amounted to tho ag
gregate value of over two millions of dollars, and
insists that that is too lame an interest to bo light
ly jeoparded by tbe rashness and stubbornness uf
luspectorB or sellers.
The Coolie Trade. The Rev. W. C. Burns, in
a letter dated from Swntow, gives an account ol
the Coolie Trade ai carried an even by English ves
sels, which, if tho fact be as he considers, demands
immediate nttentioti and inquiry. It is unjust to
attack the French fur their emigration scheme on
the Alrican coast if we nro ourselves in similar ad
ventures in China: "I have nothing of special in
terest to add, if I except what I may state bbout
the ooolie trado, vis , thut it is becoming mure and
more assimilated to slavory. The natives are not
only decoyed any under false pretences, but are
even kidnapped ui.d sold, as on the ooastof Africa.
A man was put to death a week or two ago, by cru
cijixivn, fur decoying persons away as coolies, and
at present there fire proclamations on the walls,
both from the magistrates and from tho people, of
fering rewards fur the apprehonsion of all w lio are
engaged iu a similar way. It is melancholy to
see English vessels engaged in such a traffic.
The Scotia screw summer is here for cooliei now
fur, although vossels carrying the British flag ore
obliged to put into Hong Kong, and be examined
in regard tu the willingness to go of those un hoard
there is reason to believe that when the unwilling
aro dismissed by the English authorities, they are
ultt-n, if not always held fast by tho native bro
kers and embarked in the vessels carrying a differ
ent fins, nnd siitjict to no such inspection. Huro
ut Double island, the cose is undoubtedly so ; tor,
when the captains of ships decline taking persons
who show eideut nigns uf being on board against
their will, the native coolio agents take thcin on
shore und hold them as prisoners. Many also are
afraid, when asked, to say they are unwilling to go
feeling themselves in the power of their country
men, who can add cru-dty to imprisonment, and
that without the possibility of an appeal to any
other party. It is high time the attention uf the
British govemmont were drawn to this traflic, and
that measures for controlling it were devised, which
should extent! to vessels carrying other flags than
that of Ei, gland."
The last Legislature of Minnesota, which was
Democratic, passed an act that its successor should
not assemble in two years, unless called tu gether
by Guv Sibley. Tho returns make it very evident
that the Legislature is clearly Republican, which
renders it exceedingly probable that Gov. Sibley
will nover call it together at all ; so that tho terms
uf the members elect will come and go with no
chance whatever, on their part to pcrfojm any du
ties.
Gov. McWillie, of Mississippi, in his message to
the Legislature, makes a terrible thrust at "iNorth
ern fantricism", Here is an extract, in which he
asserts the dignity of the Slate over which ho pre
sides :
" I have also received Legislative resolutions
from the Slates of Massachusetts, Maine and New
Hampshire, which are such aa you would expect
from the fanatical, abolition sources from which
they come. I have not acknnwled the receipt of
these resolutions, nir will I communicate them to
you, unless ospeciali" called upon to do so. Those
lunatics pave no right to expect these ottensive in
cendiary and treasonable proceedings to be treated
with the ordinary comity."
A SjI'tiiern view or the real Questions.
In a letter addressed to tho Atlanta Intelliyencer,
on the 8th of Ootuber, 1858, by Mr. Wright, one
of the Democratic members of Congress frum
Georgia, we find tho following paragraph :
"Alt into pectore do I wish tho Democracy could
leave ofl the Presidency for the presen t, nnd for
get tho dead, defunct, and wholly ttsclcus contro
vcisy about Leconipton, and look to tho yrcal
questions which do really concern us. Boyond all
doubt, the destiny of the South, as well ns the
glury of the Union is wound up in Mexico, Cuba,
aud Central America."
The view taken by Mr. Wright, is that taken
by nine-tenths uf the Suuthern Deuiocratic politi
cians, and it ia upon this view that they support
Judge Douglas, notwithstanding his opposition
o Lec'imptnn, and notwithstanding his Freeport
speech. It is not to the present Territories of the
Union tbat these politicians are now looking bui,
it is to Cuba, and Mexico, and Central America,
and They know that Judge Douglas is committed
to all their designs, Wnst. Htpub lican,
In Western New Yjrk the Democrats were un
lucky in the names of their Congressional candi.
dale. Look at the list! There wereMr.Trimmer.Mr.
Skinner, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Jcnks and Mr. Trott.
WhoroiW have expected to succeed with such
unlucky nnmencloturoB ? Whether Mr. Trott
made anything uf a run, wo have not yet learned,
Hatch is put back into bis shell , Skinner has
been literally flayed alive by the enemy ; Trim
mer could nut trim sail well enough tu get through
the breakers. All lost 1 Don't ask "what's in a
name."
The general impression is that the emigration to
the Kansas gold rcgiou will be immense next
spring, and the St. Louis Democrat remarks thut
it would not bo at all surprising if a Delegate
from the Larimie Territory should be asking for a
seat on the floor of Congress before the end of 1859.
The new Territory will of ccurse exercise "Popu
Inr Sovereignty" a la Kansas, and thus we shall
have another Free State to hold the slavery
propagandists in check.
Statistics of the Slavi Taok. Nut far
from 200,000,000 two hundred million of Afri
cans were carried to the British Weet Indies, be
fore emancipation. After 17S yeara not more
than 7i?LI,9'J3 remained, in round numbers, eight
hundred thou-and ! 800 000 negroes were
brought to St. Domingo Irom 1680 to 177C; only
200,800 were to bp fuund there in that latter year.
The annual decrease in Cuba from five to teo
percent. Oo the uther hand it is stated that the
whole number imported into the United States, ab
iuito, was about four hundred thousand and the
number at the present day, is about four mil
lions 1
A aevere shock of earthquake was felt in Cal
cutta, at 3:30 P, M. of tho 24ih of August. Earth
quakes in Bengal are always slight, but this one
hook the buuses vixihly, and is laid hy the na
tivet to be more eevere than the one of 1842. The
Supreme Court was shaken to such a degree, that
Judge, bar, and prisoners rushed pol I in ell out of
the hall together, let, in uis great noose at
Alipore, whs so frightened that, fur the first time
sinoe he hat been in Calcutta, be rushed into the
open air. - -
ThA hinlrAa niorliok at S.-U I.-lLa f!it is flour
ishing. The article is retailed at twentyfive cents
per drink A barkeeper purchased: 910 wortn oi
whisky in the Si met and sold it at Salt Ltke for
$750 The only drawback upon trade it the fact
that the customers at the Ur 811 their glasses lull
wbeo they drink-
Miscellaneous Summary. WESTERN ANTI-SLAVERY FAIR.
The undersigned members of the 8alem Sewing
Circle, hereby Inform their co-laborere abroad
that arrangements have been made for holding their
annual Fair on the 24th and 25ih of December
next.
Those itcqualnted with (bit enHrprlao need not
bo told of the necessity of unusual effort on tbat
occasion. The commercial embarrassments of the
past year, the clamor of politicians contending fur
tide issues, nr Riming at selfish ends, the sboutt ol
revivalists who Ignore the claims of the slave, and
allure many from their course, all contribute, in
their tcVeral ways, to lessen our resources, and
hence the urgent need of renewed seal in address,
ing nurselves to this work.
We therefore cordially invite, not only those
whose kind assistance we havo had heretofore, but
all who valuo liberty fur the nation and peace aod
blessing for their own firesides, to unite with us In
this department of anti-slavery labor. We ask ol
you, liberal contributions scarcely any article
that has a market value ran conio amiss.
Our funds are olways used for the propagation ol
the anti-slavery gospel to divorce the Church
from man-stealicig and to supplant tyranny and
fraud with true democracy.
Sarau Bown, Juseiiiiine S. ORirriNo,
Sarah II. GALnREATil, Laura Barnadv,
iVnuei.i.ne S. Deuino, Maruaret Hise,
J. Elizaiietii Jones, Sarah N. M'Mili an,
Elizaueto M'Mili.an, Robinson.
Ann Pearson.
Pittsburg, Fort Wayne & Chicago Kailroad.
SUMMER ARRANGEMENT.
Going West.
LKAVK 1st KXPRBBg. 2DdEXFnKS. MAIL.
Pittsburgh, 2:40,a.m 2:16, p.m. 7:80a.m.
: Columbiana, 5.01 ; 4:30 t 11:06 t
i Salem, 5 23 : 5:14 : 11:42 :
: Alliance, 6:52 : 5:47 : 12:30 s
-. Crestline, 10;00 : JO; 23 : 7:07 !
(tiling Uuat,
I.HAVB
Crestline,
: Alliance,
: Salem,
5:25, n.tn,
9:38 :
10:10 :
9:12, p.m.
2:13, a.m.
2:51 :
3:19 :
6:10 :
12:40, p.m
4:50 :
5:40 :
6:05 :
8:52 :
: Columbiana, 10:35
: Pittsburgh, 1.15
VARIETY
A X I)
fX) O$(DJD0!!
1
BARR & EVANS
Offer, this fall, one of the Largest and Best se
lected Stock of Fancy and Variety Goods to be
found in the Market, comprising all kinds of Fine
Muslins, thintz. Taper Muslin, Ladies BL-d
Children's Hoods, Handkerchiefs, Hosiery,
Comforts, Lnces, Edgings, Combs.
Brushes, Silk, Paten' Thread,
Spool Silk and Cotton, Porte
Monnaies. Perfumery,
Fancy Soaps, Shet
landWool, Steel
Pens and
Pen-
Holders, Pencils, Gloves and Mittens, Silk and Cot
ton Velvet. Dress Fringe.
Buyers are invited to call and examine ourGoods
before purchasing elsewhere, as we feel assured
they will find the Stock, as well assorted, and the
prices as Low at any in town.
E. E. BARR, C. S. EVANS.
Four Doort West of Chessman k Wright's Hard
ware Store, Alum Street, balcm, Ohio.
FAIIQUIIAR HOUSE,
EAST END OP JUI.K STREET,
Salem. Columbiana County, Ohio.
J. Watson, Clerk, W. W. Allen, Ag't,
-rinnricoiiT-jnl to:D'J from tho depot frttof chirge.-fcs
DANIEL WALTON,
DEALER IX
BIRD CAGES, TOYS, &c, &c,
South aide Miiin atreet, oppoaito J. Ilenton's store.
MRS. CHURCH.
Cotanic ittc Dicinc,
HIGH STREET, SALES, OHIO.
AMBROTYPK AND
D AG U ER Rl AN ARTIST
SCHILLINGS' BLOCK,
Main Street, Salem, Ohio.
Sulcm, June 23, 1858.
THE AGITATOR:
PUBLISHED SEMI MONTHLY AT CLEVE
LAND, OHIO, BY
MRS. H, M. F. BROWN.
TERMS, $100, A YEAR IN ADVANCE,
"11 labors to gather the good and help to destroy the
ecu, vrUcrcvtr Juund. '
LARGE SALE
or
GOODS BELOW COST
AND AT COST,
TO CLOSE OUT SUHHER STOCK
AT THE
SALEM EXCHANGE.
DRESS GOODS 1 (
Cheap Summer Silks, at St to$0ots. Barrages,
that cost 37 at 25c te. Large Line of White and
Drawer Goods from 5 to 50 ots.
PARASOLS BELOW COST.
Elegant White Counterpanes ; Ready Made Cloth
ing; Summer Coata. Pants ami Vest. An entire
suit fut three dollars. Stock-inga aod Gloves, from
6 to 12 cents per pair.
WANTED.
Wool, Sheep Pelts, Butter and Eggs, fur Cash.
J. IIEATON.
S.-pt. 4. 1858.
V
ick-pockctu
D E F E A T ED!!
We will send a First Cllass Pallet far $1.00 and
also a very nico cunveninnt Bill Fold Portmouaie
or $125 with our improvement by mail wbioh
Sctareithe Valfctor PoMmonalf agaimt Jrcldtitri
LOSS, OR PICK POCKETS-
JiajrAgenti wonted to tolieitordeit of Merchants
and others.
DICKINSON 4 BATE.
. . Hudson, Mithigan
BLANK DEED, Mulg.grs, Judgment
Notes, Executions indSurnons for site it
uYs Office.
Dlt. HUSH,
IiieBQFATHlIT, ;
Offie thrttioort West of the Wilton JIouh, .
WOULD respectfully Inform the eitizent f
Salem and vicinity, that he now oeeupies the OffietJ
recently vacated by E. G. Paihter. 51. D., whert
he may befuund ready to attend to eal Is in hia
profession. ., i.
Salem, June dili. 185H.-rm.
james srmTCrDT
Office and Residence fuurdenrt West tit WHIIf
NERY A FIRESTONE'S DKIO STORE, Boat
aide of Main Street, Salem, Obi. ..
Salem, July 31st. 1853. "' ',
'books, stationery,
.1
WALL P A P HI it
J a M'MILLA N i.
SALEM, COLUMBIANA CO., 01110;
Has juat recieved aud offjrs fof enle, on the low
est terms, for CASH, an immense etfct of
Law, Medical, Scientific, Historical, Foetid),
AND '
MISCELLANEOUS BOOKltj''
Biblea nnd Ilytfih flouts, Juvenile Books in great
variety, suitable tot tliti "Little Ones at Hume" of
all ages; Gift Buuks in fancy binding; all the)
different Readers, Grammars, Arithmetics, Alga
brat, I hilusnphiet, Chemistries, Geographies, 1 b y
siulogies and other Schoul Books( used in tbia re
giun; Blank Buoka.Pss Books and Memorandum!
uf all lizea and varieties. Our stock of
lUriting paper-';-
Comprises almost every sise and variety of Fool
cap, Letter aud Note Paper, Plain, fatey, Gill,
Ruled and Unruled, and Ia not equaled for quality
or eitent in eastern Ohio.
Our stock of Stationery contain all kinds of
Plain, Finry and Wedding Envelapti l Printer
nnd Yiilllng Cards, Plum ond Fancy t Drawing
Paper of aliSlzri, Draughting Paper il
Boll, Facing Cloth and Papor.TIf
me Paper and Material! for '
Artificial Flowers, lead
PrncMs,Curd Pencils,
Arnolds Ink,
Clue,
Black, Bed. Jo
deliblc, Cartniue, and ludla Ink, inksfiadf
for Desk or Pocket Purposes ; Pocket Bookt'
Wallets. Penholders,
Pucket Knives,
Portfulios, Bristol
Board, Monochromatic
Boards and Crayons, Paste i
Boards, Music Paper. Steel I'm.
Copying Buukt and Copying Ink, &o.
Agent for SPENCERIAN PENMANSHIP.
A XEW LOT OP MY CELEBRATED
A Large Supply of
Extra Fine GOLD PENS, all WarratM
tSf The attention of Writing Teaehere and all
others who want very Superior Writing Paper and
Gold or Steel Pens is particularly requested. .
Anyiomg ia me duok or oiauunery line u
not on hand, will be procured fur custumers aS
fublisnore pnoee.
In addition to the above, M'Millan'e Book Stort
it the Emporium for '!
WALL AND WINDOW PAPER
ioTTeaohert and country dealer! will be aupr
plied witb School Books, .Stationery, and Masre)
Books at Wholesale
t& Goods, First Quality ; Prices, as Lovb at
can be afforded; and T E R M SC A .-
J. M'MILLAS,
Salem, Ohio, October 30th, 1858.
FALL OF 1858-1
FALL Of 18581
FALL AND WINTER GOOSUl -
J. & L. SCHILLING
Respectfully beg leave to announce to their large
circle of customers and the trade generally ther
opening of their First Large Stock of Fall and!
Winter Goods; comprising much the Largest and
Most Superb Stock of Ladies Fahionable Dreee
Goods, Dress Silks. Shawls, Shirtings,
TICKINGS,FLANNELS,GINGIIAMS, CLOTiISr
Fure,
Bonne's,
andBonnet
Ribbons, Embroid
eries, Trimmings, and Fancy Good
ever offered in Eastern Ohio, be'
aids which our Stock ia full
ia alt kinds of House
Furnishing Goods; Bleached
and Brown Sheetings, Checks '
Caesitneres, Satinetta, Tweeds, Jeaaa ,
ice., Ac., together
with the larg
etl and
most
Magnificent Steele of Carrels ever eihioited if. ,t
weet, also Wall and Window Papef ;: Lad ret, III its
cs' and Children's Shoes, Family Groceries, Glase
and Queens ware, Cotton Yarns, tVtton Datte,
Carpet Chains, Ins.,
allot which are now
market fur an early
ces defying either
0 fur
petVtiow. triBoeesj'
eaune Tat
h ie well
that in
and
without Ilniita
past favors, and
can make it to your
extend ut your pal
thrown upon the
distribution at yri
home
eign con
We deem' it
ry to further
our Stock at
known
exten t
variety it it alimxrt
ation. Thr.nkful fof
feeling satisfied tbat we
decided advantage to still
ronage, we solicit an early can.
joura, iroiy,
i. & L. SCHILLING.
Sittt, October 30th, 1859.
, . , , , .... , . . -i ' ... . w
AAEON BB1DFIELD i f. B. WfLLUfS,
NEW F I R M ! I
The above rersone have this, the 14th day of
May, associated together and Will Carry oa the
a $ ix d cap
business at the oKl stand irtmediately opposite
the ' .i
BUTTER STORE.
under tbe style of . .
BRADFIELD k WILLIAMS.
Tlreif steck is the largest and most enwvprete ia
tbie market e'mbfafcrng every variety of
HATS ASD CAPS,--
which they will tell at Low if Aot Lowia than
any in the oountry. Please call and eaamia
their stock before purchasing elseWner - i
Hall tttnti tti Shupttf lo tfir Hcatf
by con forms! ure, on the thorteat notice.6""
&.Beine'tnbef the plaee, immediately oppo
site the Butter Store. - - : i1Jti
Those knowing themselves indebted to Aaroat
Biadfield will plraae call and settle tbeif accuui-t
immediately. . ' - ' -
"-r ..-.'-,,;
The Celebrated Steel Pens, Ne.708,
Manufjotered by Joseph Gillott, foi tale whole
I
ale ana retail, uy -i
uhm, , .,? ,' 1857, :, . - -
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