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For the National Km AH IXCIDKIIT Oil THK SEA 8H0KK BY MARTHA RUSHKI.I.. Krust iitt iin* About midway between Saehca'n Head and Double Beach, tnft-e wt?ll known watering pla ces on tho Connecticut shore, a small oovo or oreek laps, like a silver toiiguo, up into tho mainlaud; and the waters, aH it weary of the perpetual strife and moaning eeawaid, cling to the shore in litl le curve* and dent-, and put out Blender silver arm* airong the coarse, green sedges cf the marshes, as if fork ing Tor that inland quiet which it i* their den tin y never to attain. It is a quiet hit of water?that small oovo. net in a Inline of white, wave-ribbed Hand, backed by a circlet of houses, the groen, r?nk marsh e*, and a low range of broken upland, scarcely worthy of the name of hill*, but si.ffi oieot to shut off all object* landward, save a blue, hazy l;ne in the distanoo, which indicate* the outline of the Tatoket range of hill*. Hut Heaward roll ceaselessly the blue^vavre of the Sound, and, stretohing along at the dis tance of from one half mile to some four or live miles from isbore, aie scattered a dozen or more islands? " Moles that dot the dimpled bosom of the sunny summer sea"? some, at hrgh water, mere hummock* of roqk and ?and, overrun by rock pear, a specie* of cactus, bearing blos*oms of deboate ye"ow, with here and there a stunted pine; other* long, low, barren rcaahe* of sand, ca*y of neco**, and therefore the chosen location* of " fi*h houses,'' with their accompanying reels, great cluni.sy machine*, which, with the salty, white seine, stretched over their long arm*, remind one of giant* ready to do battle with the HtortnB ; and some few of the larger rock-bound nook* of greenery, where tbc whortleberry and tbo raspberry thrive in profusion, and tho whispcr ing pine* and ancient ban*-wood* shelter, Hum mer after Hummer, gay parties of pleasure Meeker*, old and young. Beyond these, the view is unbroken, rave when, on a clear, sunny day. tho whore* of Long Island loom fa;ntly through the distance, golden, azure, and poarl-buod, like the wall* of Home enchanted city. Many and many u time, when a child, have 1 watched these shore* from the wooded hillside pasture above our old bomesteml, and thought of the New Jerusalem, with its wall* of precious ttonts and it* gates of pearl, where there is no more night. These few islands are not without their le-? gendary lore, as every one i* aware who hits ever been honored with a Beat in tho stern of an old fisherman's boat, when he pulled off. in the gray dawn or oening twilight, to vitit hi* lobster pots, or has shared hi* lunch with one on the " outer reef," when hunger grew too keen even for the patience of a fisherman? legend* of buccaneers and smugglers; and, sooth to nay, the initials of Captain Kyd, with the date 1687, cut in the eolid rock on the island that beam his name, and Bworn to as autbentio by the "oldest inhabitant," gives some coloring to tho former, to say nothing of the great cavity excavated in the rock, and known aa the famous Captain's ''Punch Bowl." But, whatever these islands might have been in former times, they are noted now only as a pleasant place for pic-nica, and, li st, but by no means least, as the best ffob'ng ground in the region; and the above description, we trrtU, will reeall to moro than one reader the long Mimmer days when, with Bome silent grim via HP* old tUherman by his side, he sat in the rooking bout, and band-over band, drew in L Y line, with its floundering, fluttering prey, or, forgetful of hi* sport, lay musing io-the stern of the boat, until " The charmed sonnet lingered low adown In the red West," and lent heart and eyo and soul to the wvno, until life, with its tumoils and bitter striving* seemed foreign and accidental, and he felt, with the Lotus Rater*? " Then in no joy bat calm." > The hamlet itself is email, and, though, borst ing a hotel duly graced with verandah and piaaxtt, almost every hoane in opened in the summer time, ? 1 a hoarding or lodging bouse, and in generally well-tilled, not, of course, by the most faab:ontihl<', but by quiet country j parties. people of straightened means, with p?'o. aicHy-looking child-en, *?ont middle-aged gen- 1 tlenien who come there bscaoae their fathers did before them, who swear at the new-fangled cookery at the "Head" or "Beach,"' where they go occadonaJly to dino with a friend pride themivIn* on knowing the beet fishing ground, call the old l>oatman by the wubri quetn which each unually bean in each a place, and make a great impreswon upon new com er*, especially Women and children. Add to these tome do?m of gentlemen from all quar- < ten", amateur fishermen, genuine lovers ot the I hook and tine, and you have a aample of the " company * which most does " congregate" at the Cove. ' An to the inhabitants proper?they are an amphibious race, living equally well on land or water, keen, shrewd observers of character, not a little given to " taking in " men as well aa fish, obsequious and obliging enough to stranger* but notoriously quarrelsome among themselves I know not whether animals of amphibi ous bahits are more iraeoible and belligerent than others; but the bijio^i of these hamle ? are invariably given to infirm itios of temper, and their chief notion of liberty seems to be the right of " going to law." Some years ago, it was nty fortune to spend mae weeks in this place. It was in the linight of" the sea***!." and the old farm house of onr landlord, M. Q . was crowded with hoard ere, who presented th? usual variety of oharin ter. Am<ttg them were three, who interested me exceedingly. Two of tluwo were a mother and daughter?quiet, reserved people, whose garments of plain, deep mourning, aerved to confirm the rumor that they were a minister's widow aud child. The mother looked Hkc one who )?or>' th?? burden of some nnapoken grief, and this was in part explained, when one looked on the small, delicate figure of her daughter, and noticed the deformity of the ?pine between the ah< alders, which no art of diWM eon Id wholly conceal. They never nvn gled with the hoarder* in the common room ' or on the lawn, bnt wandered, hand hi hand, alone upon the beach, or sat by the onen win dow* of their room, (whioh was divided from my own only by a thin pine partition.) read ing, sometimes the poets, Milton or Words worth, bat of?erier, from the Bible, the sublime ?trains of David and Isaiah, or the burning words of Paul. The landlord called the mother Mrs. Davenport, and the latter addressed the child aa Bertha, and that was all I knew of them. The ether person, whose presence was food for my bosy mind, was Aanao Vannense, a gentleman of some th'rty five yearr?at lewtt, 90 1 guessed, but be migl t have had a dozen yean more or less, for b?s face and figure wero Met tt that grand, noble almost severe mould, upm Which Time scents ,o leave no iinptom. ? He proved to he a former acquaintance and Mkm traveller of my dear charge and young relative, Waller Aynton. They had met, a Winter er tww previous, ha Cuba, and now re newud their acquaintance with pleasure In deed, Walter wae KMghlud with thia renamtre, mi a?hnweette hi Me praiaai of his friend ant wimm reaeoa; tor Wmmnm attached htmealf la mm party, and t aoun found that, to Mte aMoMBlMiaMNite Mad varied knowledge of Ma> if Mte 'llM; m ?died rate ?ehotarly attainments, habits of deep, original thought an earnest love for the truth, md th?l rare and resistless individuality which wins and com mands at the name time Tendemfsi tqual tit | a woman's, too, 1 soon felt him to posMM, when I ho t<Hik my young cousin under his charge, ! and made my office oi nurse almost a sinecure. Hut with all those rare qualities, combined with wealth and that personal prosenoo which is bettsr than beauty, 1 felt that Adrian Van nt'K o lacked totnelking. I could not watch him arid Waiter long together, without fooling that that xh-nder boy-student, with his pale cheek and sunken eye, pawing so slowly, yet, as my ! heai t told me, ho unruly, away from earth, was far the richer and wiser of tho two, for Adrian was an infidel. Something?1 know not what?hut some I th-'-.g in his early experience had oome to give strength and depth to those doubts that sooner or lator besot such earnest, inquiring natures as his, and ho had taken refuge in a refined ?|K;cien of materialism. This knowledge was an inference drawn from a series of incidental remarks, rather than from any Often statement of his own ; tor be was no vulgar assert or of b's creed, no Jesuitical proselyter, bont upon bringing every one to his viewH. To Walter Aynton, pain and i.'lness had boon the angel with which ho had wrestled, like Ja cob of old, until he had obtained the blunting, the unspeakable blessing, of perfect faith and irust in God. Thus it was, in all our conver sations on lile and lile's ends, that all that , seemed dark and intricate and contradictory, Waller trusted to (?od, certain that in the life beyond it would all be made clear in the ?' brightnet-s of tho everlasting light." Hut I could read no corrosfK^nding faith in the dark eyes of Vannessc?no glow of hope lit up the calm, stern features of bis grandly-chiseled face. f>no glorious day, as we sat beneath the shade trees on tho lawn, Adrian read, in soit, deep tones, that most mut-ical, most melancholy, because most hopeless of all Tennyson's pocn ?, the " Lotus Katetd;" and as be closed he re peated, more to himself than us, and as if in answer to some query of his own mind? " There ia contusion wow than death ; Trouble ou trouble, i>ain on pain, Long labor unto aged bro:ith? Sore lu.sk to heart* worn out with many wars, And eye,a grown diui with gazing on the pilot stars." Then added, slowly, u And this is tho sum of life!" | rO UK CONCLUDED IN OUR NKXT.J for tta* National Era THE TWO WE8I.EY8; * OB, THE TWO WEL LERQT018. BY ISAAC H. JULIAN. < no, of the iron frame, and heart of steel? Tho Destroying Angrl's peerless Minister? bruited o'er earth by Fame's loud trumpet-peal, Strode proudly to the gory heights of War; The other, with a will a* Grin, as bold A spirit, and a henrt of living llaine. To gather Christ's lost sheep into bis fold, To save and bless bis orring species, came The one prevailed o'er Europe's Conqueror? The other triumphed over Sin and Death : Which was tho Hero? Who's the nobler inuli' Which did the richer legacy bequeath ? Eternity alone can fully tell, When the dread Juduk shall part the hsira of Ilearea and Hell! * It is something peculiar in the hand of Provi dence, that the Johu and Charles Wesley family had the effer of a large ??tatc, but, fearing the temptation of riches, declined accepting it. The offer was then made to another Wesley, or Wellesley family, of which Arthur was the youngost son, and was accept ed. It was this property and title, inherited by an j older brother, which brought Arthur into public em | ployment ao very young I have nevor doubled that the tulen'4 of John Wesley were equal to those of Arthur Wellesley, though exercised in a different oc cupation. But what a change, and what a misfor tune in the world, if John Wesley had lived the rick I>uke, in a formal, political religion, without a ser mon, or a book, or any religious act of his, in the world Advocate of Peart. for the National Era SLAVEBY MOW EX1BTIBG IK NEBBASEA In any ordinary care, ( should be very loth to expose a brother mitsionary; but the case now Iwforo us in one of no monstrous a charac ter an to forbid longer silence. It may not be generally known, that there is in this Territory an extensive missionary establishment, under the direction and control of the Methodist Chnreh South, at which slaves have long btnx krpt to do the menial ser vice of Ike mission. These slaves have been kept here in tiller disregard of the Missouri Compromise, by which Slavery was forever pro hibited here. it would seem, to a c mdid thinker, a diffi cult matter to conoeivo a groseer inconsistency than to go forth to preach Christianity to the j heathen, and to carry slaves along to assist in 'the glorious work. Thus, while they would | hold up the goe|>cl to the heathen with one j baud, with the other they bind fast the yoke j of txmdage on the o<ck of the poor slave How c*n they show any consistency in such a monstrous absurdity ? On what grounds should one portion of the hrman family be degraded and hcathenixed, to elevate and en lighten another? Hat, to oome nearer to the point?Thomas Johnson, the superintendent of this slavehold mg mission, by af'mit management, was elect ed, last fall, a Delegate to Congress from this Territory, or, rather, was sent to Washington to attend to matters pertaining to the various tribes of Indians here, preparatory to selling their lands and organising a Territorial Gov ernment. He has been at VVaehington during the present session of Congras, where he has been usinsj all his infloepce to secure the pas sage of Douglas's Nebraska bill; and be has not scrupled to make unfair statements, to pro mote bis ends. He is using bis utmost endeav ors to induce those Indians to sell out their lands entire?a tb:ng which they are very un willing to <k>2 and which would be very dis astrous to their beet interests. They have emigrated, to make room for the white man, until they can go no further. There are no lands suitable for them. Most of the va?t region between this and the Rooky Mountains is a barfen desert, and wh< lly un fit for cultivation These Indians are disposed to fell all the land they do not need; but they wish to be allowed to remain here in peaoe and nuiet, for they know not where to go. Rut th s Christian mi>?ionftry would send them away, does he care whither1 It is believed that he intends to securo to himself a fat por tion of these poor Indians' lands. And be would plant Slavery here: yes, hoe introduced i it here, in violation of the laws of the land | And jet, we are to believe that he is a minis ter at tho Gospel of Chriet. Friends of Freedom! Help! If ye ever intend to fight for Liberty, bnekle on your ar mor, for the time is at hand. Richard Mkndknhall, Mission Teather. Friends' Shawnee Mission, Kanmt Territory, 5th mo. 14, 1854. At Norfolk, Th<%. Nuney, mate of the sohoo ner Kllen Barnes, of New Haven, and a negro 1 slave, were remanded for trial on the 15th of \ May, for abducting two slaves from that city, j | who made their escape, and arrived at Ware i ham, Massachusetts. Tho New Y?nrk Times says it ie thought the number of immigrants arrived in this country during the past vear could not be less than half a million, and they have brought a capital of SIO000,000 with them Mr. Jambn Elliott if authoriied to receive and reooipt fur tubcoriptioo* and advortfaciueuU for the Daily and the Weekly National Era, in Cincin nati and vicinity. WASHINGTON, I). C. FRIDAY, JUNK 2, 1854. [HF"" Mr. Skward's Speech.?We intend ed, hut lurgot, to call attention, yesterday, to the admirable speech of Mr. Sewakd, printed in our columns, delivered ou the passago of the Nebraska Bill in the Senate. The Senator ha? thin advantage over many others?that his reputation of itself secures consideration for what ho utters. WHAT 18 TO BE DONE !?'"1HF. NEED OK THE TIME." In auothor column the reader will tind an article from a very intelligent correspondent, on the "Need of tho Time." It deserves con sidoratiou. The writer would interpose no ob stacle in the way of those who are Reeking to bring about a guoeral union of the friends of Freedom, but hit) object evidently is, to guurd against an inadequate and inefficient organization of their fot ees. The perpetuation of the Whig Party neces sarily involves the maintenance of tho present Democratic Party?and the continuance of both, leaves to Frce-Soilers, or Independent Democrats, no alternative but the preservation of their organization. The nucleus of tho Independent Democratic Party wan formed in 1839-40, and wan then known aa "the Liberty Party." From that timo down to the last Presidential election, the most determined efforts were made to socurc to the Whig Party tho adhesion of its mem bers. Its separate action was condemned as a blunder. Its leaders were charged with play ing into the hands of tho " Locofocos." It was asserted that the Whigs were more favor ably disposed to the Caus-i of Freedom than the Democrats; aud, therefore, although not coming quite up to the standard of the Liber ty men, they had a just claim upon their sup port. " A half loaf was bettor than no bread." The true policy was " to choose betweon evils ;" the right way was to vote for the men, least opposed to their opinions, who had a ohance of boiug elected. It was folly to throw away their votes, without tho slightest prospect of success; it was wicked, by withholding them from the Whig Party, to subject it to defeat. Of. ooui>e, men who plied thorn with argu ments of this kind, held them rosponsiblo for the defeat ot Henry Clay, and what was charged as necessary consequence.1, tho annex ation of Texas and the Mexican war; and responsible, too, for tho election of General Pierce, and whatever consequenoes resulted from that event. Steadily the friends of direct political aotion against the Slave Power, mainta:ned their ground, through ovil and good report, adding to their uumbmrs, never changing their princi ples or policy, although, in obedience to cir cumstances, they accepted a new name, and in 1848 beoamo known as the Free or Independ ent Democraoy. They admitted frankly that in tho Free Sta'ee, thore were more Whigs than Democrats liberally disposed towards their views, and inclinod to opposition to Slavory ? but, they pointed to the facts, that the Party which is in the attendant in the Federal Gov ernment, having secured its place by alliance with the Slave Power, in obedience to that Power, is peculiarly intolerent towards Anti Slavery movements; that, from 1836 to 1852, the Democrats were thus in the e jcendnt, with .the exception of a few months of power under General Harrison, and a four yoars' term from 1848 to 1852; that tho Anti-Slavery poli cy of the Whigs in the fres States, when out of power, waB to be attributed largely to the:r necessities, which constrain an opposition to ave'' itself of every element of hostility to the Administrate Party; that similar necessities developed similar Anti-Slavery proc'ivitios in the Democratic Party, when it was th-own out of power and into the opposition, in 1848 ; and that the Whigs, organized nationally, and in possession of the Government from 1848 to 1852, were piactically as pro-slavery as their predecessors?tho surrender of the Wilmot Pro viso, and tho imposition of the Fugitive Slave Act, being the most signal achievements of tho Fi'lmoro Administration. And they now point to those additional fact*, that, in the Whig National Convention of 1852, a majority of dolegate* passed resolutions in fa ?or of the pro-slavery legislation of 1850, affirm ed its finality, avowed opposition to further agitation of the Slavery question, and put in nomination a Presidential candidate who ac cepted emphatically the po,:ey thus proclaim ed; and that, subsequently, the Whigs general ly, in their State Conventions and through their leading journals, declared arquiescenoo in what had boen done, and manifested a strong repug. nance to any kind of movement on the subjcct of Slaveiy. We reproduoo these facts, not for the pur pose of reproaching any Party, not for the pur pom of placing Whigs or Democrats on their defence, not to provoke recrimination or stir op anew tho elements of discord, but to justify the poliey ol the Independent Democrats, and demonstrate to all politicians that a union of the friends of Freedom in the free State*, on the bans of either the Whig or Democratic organi zalion, as at present existing, is utterly out of the question. Maintain theso Parties, and the tamo reasons which have oonstrainod tho In dependent Democracy to koep up its separate organisation, will force the same policy upon it We never will assent to the compromising tactics of either, or sustain them. The fundamental vice of lmth ie oloarly eta ted by onr correspondent: . " Kach of the other parties is divided ;nto two wings?an Anti-Slavery wing and a Pro Slavery wing. The Pro-Slavery wing of oseh is composed of slaveholders, who look upon Sla very as the paramount interest to be regarded in nil political and legislative action, and non slavr holders who either feqr Slavery, or are catelest respecting it, and therefore quite will ing to do whatever the slaveholders require. The Anti-Slavery wing of eaeh has acted on the principle that party unity is the primary necessity, and that, wh Uever obnoxious platform may be set up, or whatever olmoxious candidates nominated, they are to be acquiesced in ami sup ported, rather than hazard party divisionV The result m before our eye* Polk, elected by the Democratic Party, wan upon Mexico, aud dismembers it, for the purpose of enlarging the area of Slavery. Fillmore, elected by the W bigs, abandons the doctrine of the glorioun Ordinance of 1787, and fastens upon the coun try an odious aut, which jnst now has brought a sovereign State to tbe brink of oivil war. Pierce, cho.?en by the Democratic Party, re fwuls the Missouri Compromise, and meditates a war to preveut (Emancipation in Cuba. And two yearn hence, a Whig President, elected on tho prinoi^ clearly stated in the foregoing paragraph, would signaliao bin Administration by some other outrageous concession to Sla very. No, gentlemen; if you chooso to put your old parties under foot, we will put ours. Heaven knows we have no fondners for mere organization; that wo c?re not a straw for the Independent Democratic party, if its princi ple* and policy in regard to Slavery bo adopt ed by the People. We go for a union of the friends of Freedom, without distinction of par ty ; drop old nanes, and disregard old issues; form a real party of Freedom, with no eleuiont of compromise about it; and we are with you lUit let us begin right, l^et us ifflt build upou an old and a worn-out organization. Let ax have done with trimming, and pultering, and tinkering, and cunning contrivances of half way measure*. The cry how is, Repeal! Re peal of what? The Nebraska and' Kansas Hill ? Nobody doeires to seo that repealed, so far as it ombracos tho organisation of the Territories. Tbe repeal of that section is meant by, which tho Anti-Slavery restriction in the Missouri Compromise is declared null and void. We havo no objection to this; in deed, it may servo as a very convenient rally ing cry ; but if that, be all, it is hardly worth tho labor of attempting a new party. Thero must be a principle at the bottom of tho now movement, if it is to bo successful. That prin ciple must be determined by ascertaining what are our national responsibilities for Slavery. Just so far as these extend, our action most go. Slavery exists within the exclusive juris diction of the Federal Government is sustain ed there by its power, aud the Slave Intercut jiosseBses and controls this Government. For this state of things, not the slaveholders alone, not the People of the slave States alone, but the People of all the States arc responsible. Our duty is plain: it is, to turn Slavory out of tbo exclusive jurisdiotion of the Federal Gov ernment, and roaouo that from the grasp of the Slave Interest. The rof.of the Missouri Compormise is but one of the many acts of tho supremacy we havo allowed to the Slave Power. IVe must destroy thai supremacy ! That alone will save this country from bocoming an im mense Slave Kmpire, dedicated to the propa gation of Slavery. Again, wo pay, let ut begin right. There are three articles which contain tho whole crood of the Independent Democracy on the subject of Slavery: "That the Constitution ' of tho United States, ordained to form a mora j Tl'eot union, to OHtahlitih justioo, and nooure the blese'ogs oi' liberty, exprenly denies to the General Gov ernment all power Jo deprive any person of ,:fo, liberty, or properly, without duo proee i of law; and, therefore, the Government, having no more power to make a Slave than to mako a King, and no more power to establish Sla very than to establish Monarchy, shor'd at once prooeod to relieve i'*elf from all responsi bility for the er:stence of Slavery, wherever it jKWewwee oonHtitutional power to legislate for its extinction. "That, to the per. :>vor ig and importu, nate demands of tho Slave Power for more wlavc State*, new slave Territories, and the nationalisation of Slavery, our distinct and final answer is?no more slave States, no slave Territory, no nationalized Slavery, and no na tional legislation for the extradition of slaves. "That Slavery is a sin aga:,ist God and a crime against man, which no human enaot ment nor usage can inuke right; and that Christianity, hrmanity, and patriotism, alike demand it; abolition.'' Let the Democratic 1'arty, assembled in Na tional Convention, adopt Ruboantially this creed, and it becomes the Party of Froodom From that momont, it will have a right to claim, and it *1" command, the voto of every citizen who believes that the need of tho time is, the abolition of the Slave Power. Let the Whig Party assembled in National Convention, tako this ground, and it beoomot the Party of Freedom, and would deserve, as it would re ceive, the vote qf every ?:noere opponent of Slavery. But, this is not to be expected. In fact, a strong repugnanoe is beginning to prevail in the puhlio mind, against the bolting of any raoro National Conventions, to determine plat' forms and select candidates. Very well?let the work be done :n tho several States. It is already begun. As we s*id the other day, Ohio leads the movemont. The old Whig papers of that State manifest a spirit of wisdom, lib erality, and patriotism. They give up old or ganizations, formulas, and names. They call for a Party of the People. Laying asido all pretensions of superior policy in time past, they aro willing to unite on equal terms with Demo crats and Independent Democrats, in a com-, mon movement for tho redemption of the coun try from the rule of Slavery. Of course, such Prinoiplos as we havo indicated above, will bo cordially sustained by snoh a union ; and the example once fairly net, it mi'l be emulated in other States. The leat' ng journals in Wiscon sin and Michigan are already suggesting a similar movement. Let no narrow prejudices no blind devotion to mere orgar Nation, inler fero. We observe that in Mich gan, tho Do troit Tribune proposes a State Convention of all opi>onente of Slavery, to meet on tho 17th of June. Just before tb:s, although unknown to the ed:tor of that paper, the Central Com mittee of the Independent or Free Democracy of Michigan had called a Mass Convention, to meet on tho 22d of Jun?. Why not mske an effort for concert ? Lot our friends confer with those of other Parties, who are in favor of a combined movement, and let a oa'l bo agreed upon, which sha'l have no paiiy aspect or bearing. Lot there be no strife now for pre eminence?no attempt to magnify the zeal of one olass of the opponents of Slavery over an othor. In New York, there is a tenacity of old party prejudice, which will present a serious obstacle to union. A portion of Domocrats clings to the Administration, and does not seem to enter tain even the thought of a <J;sorganization of existing parties. A portion of tho Whigs is just as impraotioable. The Albany Evrntng Journal, in an article on the 26th ult., alter some very just observations on the division! among the People of the free States, and the consequent ascendency of the Slavebolding Oli garchy, extinguishes completely the force ol its whole article, by tho following paragraph in conclusion: " For ourselves, we believe the end of Parties to be?not, like Armies, to aggrandize one ruler bi.d dethrone another, nor, like Churches, to uphold abstract creeds of faith?but to deal directly * ith the practical issues of their day and generation. And the only way we havo ever found to do that, has been by voting for men that can be elected, and working with par ties that can beat. So far, we have not found Freedom practically advanced one stop except by the Whig Party, with whom we have acted for yeats. When we find another equallv right in if5 principles, and more able and will ing to carry ihem out, we will urge voters to HO for that one " That is?Slavery governs this oountry, and is hurrying it on to ruin, beoause the People of the Freo States, who in the aggregate consti tute the great majority of voters, are divided among Whigs, Democrats, and Independent Democrat#, thus frittering away all thuir strength: wo (the Albany Evening Journal) therefore insist upon the necessity of union let us all unite, and we sha'l be more than a match for the Slave Interest, and shall be able to take possession of the Federal Government? but, juBt one word in your ear, good peoplo? you must all join Ike Whig Party, " with which we hove been allied for yearn! " The Journal Hhould be moro reasonable and liberal. Domocrata and Independent Demo crats think as highly of their respective organ izations, as the Journal does ot the Wlvg. It has no right to ask thom to do what it refuses to consent to. It is not respectful to the masses of voters, who d ffor from it, to require as a con dition to their united action, that they should become Whigs. Let it do as its brethren have done in Ohio, proclaim itHroadinoKS to drop old names, old issues, and unite on equal terms with those who have been callod, Democrats, and Independents Democrats. Then might wo expeot an efficient organization of the friends ol I Freedom in tho Stato of New York?then would ' the voice and actton of that great State be po tential for Liberty. I Till tho Journal, and other newspapers like it, manifest a willingness for an equal union of tho opponent# of Slavery, they will have to bear the responsibility of tho divisions that now place the sceptre in the hands of the Slaveholding Oligarchy. This will be the moro deplorable, shall wo not say, reprehensible, because the Journal plainly avows tho principles ami poli cy in relation to the Slave Quostion, contended for by the Independent Democracy. On the 23d rU, it contained a strong editorial, from which we oopy the following extract: "We cannot read the future. We cannot nredict what will be tho con; quenoes of th s iast and most fatal blow to 'berty. But wo can see what the duty of 'eomen is, and we mean it shall be through no fault of ours if it is leu undone. * " If tho North is what it olaims to bo, and what we have, of late, ha I gratifying aasu ance that it will be, this day ends the era of compromises. With the band of Repr-aontr tivos that have nobly resisted the coiismraa tion of th:i iniquity for Pi standard bearers, it will declare that there sha'' be no more new slave States. That there shall be no more slave Territories. That there shall be no more North ern Congressmen wilh Southern principles. It mil seek the immediate colonization of Nebras ka by those who can yet save it from the imperill ing curse. It inil take a solemn pledge of the men it sends to Washington, that their first and last vote there shall be cast for repeal and free dom It will send no more fugitives back with out a U gal trial. It will sweep Slavery out of every nook and corner where the (reneral Covet h* merit has jurisdiction, imprison it within its fif teen States, awl surround it there with triple bands of steel. It will 1establish justice, promote tranquillity, and secure the blessings of liberty to itself and to its posterity1r:s the United States wi'l do, if thoy havo retained tho spirit of their fomdeu. If no4, then God help tho Kopublic, for i*? days are numbered. Such a gigant:c Confederacy of cr~ne ci it mi .i <.tlierw;?e becomc, nover existed elsewhere, can not exist here, and ought not to ei st any where." This the United States will do, "if they havo retained tho spirit of their founders,'' and if tho Whig and Democratic masses, represented by such jov dais as the Journal and Atlas of Albany, tho Tribune and Post of New York, will now givo up their mutual strife, acknowl edge the paro"nount importance of the Slavery imuo, and, rooognising the absolute necessity of i-lion among tho voters of tho Free States, cnito in a Party of Froedonr, for the rescue of the Feder?'. Government IVom the domination of *So Slave Power. If they w:ll not do this, then we say, too, " God help the Uepublic, for its day* aro numbered ! " An a matter of fact, wo know that there aio Whv and Democrats in New York ready for such a union. On the Demooratio side, we point to Benjamin F. Buti.kr and Preston Kino?on the Whig side, to the editors of the New York Tribune, themselves a host. Why w'-'l not these liberal men, who see clearly the nocomit es of tho hour, whose oonv.otions of present duty are stronger than reool'octons of anciont strife, preparo the way for tuoh a union in New York as is now in progress in Ohio ? For our* elves, we care not who are to be tho leaders, who the men of mark, who, tho stand ard-bearer*, in this great Party of Freedom, which ought to l>e formed, and whioh, we for vontly hope, is in prooess of formation. Let it throw Compromise! to tho winds, lot it be out mid out against Slavory, let it demand a'\ that tho Constitution authorises, and tako nothing less ; let it boldly proclaim its pi-rfOfc to placo the Fodoral Government on the sido Liberty, as it is now forced on tho side of Sla very, and wo shall not slop tj inquire " who shall bo greatest," or to d sputo about metaphy seal abstractions and subtleties. QjF"' Judge A. A. Pbil'ipe, oP thn Marino Covrt, Now York, w y outer day beaten in the ntroot, by rnffip.ni) whom his decision* had dir pleaaod. John Underoliller, a boy nmo yean old wan yeeterday committed to prison in New York, for brrglary. What a pity! what a shame! N>ne yean old, and with the prieon stamp upon him. An air-lino railroad l?etweon New York and Norfolk in our neatly (BftMMd bj ablo and influential men in the two oitiee, who have held a meeting at New York on the auhjeot. For ths National Bra. THE HEED 07 THE TIMS. "The Crawford J Pa) Journal sneaks out manfully on the suhjeot of Slavery. In the last ??ue, speaking of Benton's spoech, and com plimenting it for it? dofonce of Freedom, the editor says: y " ' The stand of the Whigs of this county, to discard all compromise or connection with thin cuise of Slavery, is the only true one. Why, then, patch up our State and National politics with temporary expedient*, with equivocal in cantations, and optative curatives f What is the wisdom of everlastingly compromising and allying with an aokuowledgud and fatal ene my? ? " 1 hat is what wo have been inquiring for years. Our neighbor, we are oonfldent, sera tho right. Why not pursue it? Away with a party whioh enslaves the mind, and preveuts it from acting out its noble impulses." We quote the foregoing from the Courier, a spirited journal printed at Conneautville, in Pennsylvania. Its compliment to the Craw ford Journal is just, and its own sentiments are right and honorable. But the same paper oontains the nomination of Mr. Benton for President, and Mr. Skward for Vioe President; and we take ooca^io.i, from this, to call the attention of the friends of Freedom throughout the country to two or three suggestions. 1 here are as yot throe great National Par ties in this country: the Baltimore Democracy, the Independent Demoeracy, and the Whigs. Of those partios, tho Independent Democracy is strongest in tho strongth of its principles, and is not inferior to either of the others in the in telligonoo and disinterestedness of its members.. It is numerically tho weakest, but gains rapidly by accessions from both the other parties. Eaoh of tho other parties is divided into two wings?an Anti-Slavery wing and a Pro-Sla Slavery wing. The Pro-Slavery wing of ea *h is oomposed of slaveholders who look upon Sla very as the paramount interest to bo regarded in all politioal ond legislative action, and non slaveholders who either fear Slavery or aro careless respecting it, and therefore quite will in* to do whatever the slaveholders require. Tho Anti-Slavery wing of each has acted on tho principle that party unity is the primary necessity, and that, whatever obnoxious plat form may bo sot np or whatevor obnoxious candidates nominated, they are t*> be acqui esced in and supported, rather than hasard party division. It is perfeotty clear that neither of those par tios oan oppose an effective resistance to tho demands of Slavery. There are goad men and truo uieu in both \ but so long as they act on the principle that party unity must be pro served, even at the cost of sacrificing or dispar aging Anti-Slavery principle, they cannot exer cise their proper influence. The theory of the old parties has been tried many years, and Slavory has been gaining all tho while. The Independent Democracy is the only national party whioh has the right theory, and boldly acts upon it. It seeks to denationalise Slavery, and to place the influ ence of the General Government on the aid* of Freedom. To do this, is to overthrow the Slave Power in the first place, and in tho next place to secure the final and not remote aboli tion of Slavery, through the action of tho State Governments. The People have been considering the doc trines of the Independent Democrats, and they have been rapidly finding their way into popu lar rnoeption. Hence tho growth of the par ty. At the last election, one out of twenty of the Kleotors of the Union oast their votes for Hale and Julian. As oompared with the votes for each of the other tickets, or with votes oast in slave States or free States, the propor tion of course would be much larger. It is remarkable, however, that many Inde pendent Democrats are prone to look outside of their own Organisation for men to carry out their ideas, and, when they find a prominent man supporting some particular measure whioh they have at heart, are ready to hail him as leader, and to talk of him for the highost offices, without waiting to know whether ho wishes the support proffered him, or whether his general position is such as to justify any expectation that his action will bo such as to warrant it. The tendenoy of this is to cheap en Anti-Slavery men in tho estimation of po litioal leaden, who are induced to believe that general professions and occasional right action on particular questions will be sufficient to se curo their support. All such l*lief tends to perpetuate old politioal organisations, and to postpone the triumph of Independent Democ racy. Our friend of the Courier probably knows that Colon*! Bsnton has signified no purpose of abandoning the old Democratic organ so tion?while Mr. S?.WAim is known as the roso lute adherent and partisan of the old Whij; party. It is idle to suppose that there oan be a ticket of such names until a dimolu tion of partios shall take place. To suggest such a ticket tends to withdraw attontion from tho real pressing noed of this time, which is to strengthen and en largo the Independent Democracy, to consolidate its organisation, and to energize its action. Let us do this, and let other parties, and the men of other parties take oare of themselvos for the present. When the Anti-Slavery men of both get tired of con tending with Slavery under the enormous dis advantages of their existing organisations, and are ready to unite in one great National Party of Freedom, against the Sectional Party of Slavery, the Independent Democracy will not be slow to join it. Indeed, such a party u>ui Iks nothing el*> than an Independent Demoe racy. ? [tjr* How badly does the 5*nir;grant at New York need a f-iend! Yosterday, a poor, feeblo German, wm arrocted for theft. He had stolen a plate, worth 25 cents, sold it for 8 cents, Rid bought a loaf of bread and given it to his wife. His wife wm nought and found, and she had just become a mother! Thb Rev. Rumjcll Strketkr, of Boston, during a miniHry of forty fivo years, has preach ed 6,230 sermons?an average of 11? each year. Krckangt. Ketimating each sermon to make twenty oc tnto pages, Mrs would give 104,600 pages, or 17ft volumes of 600 pages each. Will not some publisher purohase the copyright of the whole, tuid agree to publish them all during the Ad ministration of President i'ierce?* Come, now' , 8LAVXBY, IOW KXISTI1G IK JfKBBASKA. A communication in auother column, from Richard Mondenhall, a mission teacher resi ding in Kansas, shows that .Slavery already exists in that Territory, carried there and fos tered there by missionaries of the Method-st Church South, among whom in Mr. Johnson, who hae made himself quite busy in Washing ton this session. The statements of Mr. Men den hall are worthy of the most serious atten tion. This Methodist Church South may be re garded as a mission association for the spread of Slavery. During the Btruggle in California, a year or two sinoo, for the introduction of Slavery, its newspaper organ in that State took ground against the Anti Slavery opposition to that movement. And, as it seems by tho fol lowing paragraph in the National Inftiligtn ur, the Church has at last expunged from its discipline its old article about Slavery, thus renouncing tho creed of the fathers of tho Churoh. " Tho (General Conference of tho Methodist Episcopal Churoh South, in session at Colum bia, Georgia^ on the 25th ult. expungod from the Book of Discipline all thore parts which oondemu the institution of Slavery. The veto on expunging is said to have been nnanimouH, w ith a single exception. The general rule, for bidding ' the purchasing of mon, women, aud children, with the intention to enslave them,' and which ha* reference to the African slavo trade, was retained, though the vote upon the expurgation, even of this rr'o, was 47 to 54." That tho missionaries of such a Church tihould propagato and foster Slavery in Kansas, or anywhere e'^e, is precisely what might be expected. ^ ? MB. 8UMNKK, IN WASHINGTON. Tho New York Evening Post tb:nks that tiic majority of tho Southern delegation* would by aa prompt to resont any outrage on the person of Mr. Sumner, in Waabingion, at* if he repre sented tho State of Mit.uHaippi, instead of Man aachuaetto. Thiy is decidcdly an error, and no wonder that the Post has fallen into it. As soon as it is found here that Northern Senator or tt?preHentativo8 are non combative, or that they rcprohont oonstituenoicH who would not sustain a duelist in any public position, they are apt to be insulted, by Borne of those Southern pro tectors to whom tho Post wou'd appeal. 'I no exhibitions of th;9 conduct in tho United States Sonalo for tho past four months, have been con stant, and of the numt disgusting character j and, what adds to the despioability of it, is the fact that, when resentment and defiance havo been exhibited, the tone and b3aring of the as sailants have beeu lowered, and a respectful demeanor assumed. These are sayings un pleasant for us to utter, and no doubt unpler.-j ant for many to hear ; but they are true, as thousands of witnebjes w:!1 attest, and fa the record will prove. Aa for Mr. Somuor, wo havo no fear. Ho is an adrooat3 of the Cai'*e of Peace, but knows how to stand by h:s pest; and the good People of Weibington wi'l uot suffer themselves to bo d'sgraced by mob-violenco. A Novel Proposition.?The other morn ing, as a friend of ours, an old resident hero, was eating his breakfast, solitary and alone, attended upon by hia oolorod boy, Billy?in whooe hearng he has boon in the habit of reading his morning papers aloud?this boy became deeply improved ?lth tho lamentable wants of the Northern States at this crisis, for men who arc willing to stem the torrent of abuse be*ped upon Northern men and North ern prinoiples, in Congress. Said he to our friend, "Why don't the Northern folks get aome Southern gentlemen who think as they think, and then aend 'cm bore to Congress to speak up to tbeae Southern men ? Don't you think, sir, that would be a good plan ? for that's what is wanted here?somebody as w'H talk up to 'am, and not bo afeardNow, wo leave this suggestion with our Northern friends. Billy's idea was to import sumo Southern men to talk for tho North. * A Type or our Navy.?The following ex tracts from a private Uitter, written by a young man on board the United States sloop-of-war Albany, are given in the New York Commer cial Adotrliser: "Prnsacoi.a, May 21, IR54. "Wo are muoh in doubt as to our lutnro course. Nothing certain is known, or w .ll be, untd some d< finite shape is assumed by our ro< lat'OM with Spsrn. " Orr ina:nmnst has beon found so bad that we havo been obliged to replaoo it, wbioh is a labor of considerable difficulty, the oonveni enoes at this yard boing very ' nrited for euoh an undertaking "Our captain thinks it not improbable that we shall lie here dur'ng the approaching sum mer. If so, our term of service will be mate rially extended beyond what we expeoted or desired. I trost not. however, for it almost auivalent to a sentence of death to one half r*, to remain here during the sickly season of July and August. Yellow fever is sure to set in about those times, or, if not, some other epidemic. Our sh;p is a very bad plight for serv.oe, and need's extensive and thorough repp:rs before she ewld be fitted to ' meet, an enemy.' " Disgraceful Procekimhis.?C Rea, editor of the Lauderdale (Alabama) Kdpnhluan, and W. -P. Rvans, a lawyer, fought a duel a tew days ago, in Mississippi. They fought with rifles, at seventy yards distance. -At the fourth round, Rea was shot in l?oth thighs, and at tho same moment, Kvans pantaloons were cut by a ball near both his knees Rea was the chal lenged party. His wounds aro not dangerou*. A letter says. " tboy drank obampagno amica bly together just before taking their poiiitionH, and shook hands in friendship soon after Kca was wounded." To prepare the Capitol f??r the summer seosion of Congress will coat a few thousands of dollars, as we have been assured. Tbia is a large expenditure, 'r that session i? only to last from the first Monday in June until the first Monday in July But the opinion is gaining here, that so early an adjournment I* a thing imppoeible. Members, ort going before their constituents, will prefer showing something more than the repeal of the Missouri Compro mise, as the result of their labors during a wholo session of seven months Milwaukio has adopted an ordinance an - thorising the iaauo of SI 00,000 of city I Hindu, for tho purpose of oompleting the harbor and dredging the Milwaukie river.