The Potter journal. (Coudersport, Pa.) 1857-1872, December 10, 1857, Image 2

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V v ~~:ec .— Hi .- Republicans lu 1 ft fluffed
w-.iV Govern r. nrd have a majority on join
'"ballot iu the L -g'/h ture.
SOCTH C.'A IOTAS \. —R.x-G .vernor Ilaranwwvl
lib* b'.on eli'.'ied to fill the seat in the I.
made vacant by the of' Mr.
Butler.
■Tn y fa :-V h government has'granted a
of *l5O avar to tie toother o!
the late Mr. ijngh Miller.
"X'ht'E A reveat number of the niohmor fi
(Va.j Enyutrv J v 'Ulierc ir;.* v •' '-v <• >. :h--
it; he cfutn "• tli'. ore o *•i to '.r- -
tutiun of sU" ry. rud •' - cti:* .i " v._,r .
Ta *** FV::TY c? K wsts.--
i>cigat* Con ciiUeii i-t • ii.* p :lir **
b/K'iJi. •*, rc •*. :t I. .v •.*: on the ti if "••
V Mlcfe irtocfeii'itiirtion the pn >• iri
position of t'.v Territory, ?• *1 1 tft r -one 'tbv
ci>ar#e id be p <r;-'*ul r;. Ati r i the
jtion t.f U.M. •• iii.iio < pr
I'ltlVtU aiviies r-.vired lVun Mexi
co represent the conditi i ot di traction
and aoarohv as worse thin pu hi itiuiii
had it. and the next mail i~ ant: ri
pated with deep anxiety by t..e legation
iu Wasbingtuu.
H\riKKtr voo SPIRITUAL —Tt D -aid
thht in New Y<>rk ii one grog shop
for every eight* '• :riie-.
AS it might be exj> eted, THAT C om-j
munity easts twenty thour-ind mr why
ugain.st u j , or in ftvor ol waul sovi- pe>
p'e term Deux entry.
il- era tie L gUsture of rbis
State has made a treaty o Si iisive and de
fensive wit'i the bank-. !' is arranged,
first, that ti.. banks shall give the- State I
pixtv odd thoti:iDi] ti-1 irs ; and. vl.
that the Shite, in consideration of tlri
bonus, sh. II Ju-tiG an I -u.-" .in • funks
in refusing to t t! .!r mric- in e* :u as
promised t- do. TLd i- a strange'
treaty for a harJ-m vI. h/orc '■
coaeerat-d in. the aiaiird
in the interest t.f th-. de;a< v... • forty
have not a r/o;4 •!* ..m-t .nee against
this authorization of an ii r<- leennible pa
per currency. — Uonvsdah Democrat.
IMHMAN LAWS. —The court at Del-s
eware, scbtcneed iie-ter Miihr, ft he ne
gro girl who wis convicted of larceny.") to
pay William \'ann the sum of eleven dol
inKS, the full value ot the stolen prr.perly.
to be whipped v.ith '2O lashes on Satur
day the 7th day of Mover b -r, between
the liour? of 10 and 3 o'clock, and to be.
old to the highest aud best bidder with
in the limits of the State for the restitu
tion money and costs for a term not ex
ceeding seven years.
The Delaware vnys :—Thi
girl we are told i- rather a witless crea
ture, and could have been so proven, Lut
eiie had uo counstd, until a short time be
fore she was arrayed for trial * aud of
eourse tier case, under the existing cir
cumstances, could not receive that thor
ough investigation to which it was cn
utied.— l J hUadeJphiu >S>in.
FEW arc aware hew frequently Pub-
arc compelled to insert among
their advertiremor.ti, that which they can
neither sanction or believe.
A pleasant exception to this disagreea
ble necessity are the advertisements of
Dr. J. C. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral aud.
Pills which will be fund in our columns.
M'e have published fur lu.n before, and
always with the feeling that in so do;ng
wi in no tfrise lend ourselves to 'Vceiv.-
pr mislead the public, for we Lave had
indisputable proof that his word; are
etrictly true, with tTandxnt reasons t
believe tb.at his medicines will do all
hey promise, aud all that can n-a.-oitabh
be expected from any medicine. Hi;-
Pherry Pectoral is too well known in
thin community to ne- d any commenda
tion from us, and the Pills we are credi
bly informed are not Inferior to his Pec-'
torsi.— Providence Mirror , A*. T.
A PEGULAH BLUE LAW IN VIRGIN
IA —:Tho editor of the Norfolk A. (jus, in
lookiDg over some old musty records of
Virginia, came across the following:
A £ a grand- 1 assemblage held at James
Cittie in the year o? our Lord Pild, wen
passed many nokts to tho glorie of Al
mightic God and puVlique goode of this
his Olajestie's Colonic;' among which is
act V (with amended orthography): —
" Women caurintj scandalous suit'- to b>
ducked Whereas, oftentimes main/
babbling teamen often .dander and scan
dalize their neighbors, for wliich their i
poor husbands are often brought into
chargeable and vexatious suits, and ca>t
in great damages—Be it therefore enact
ed lav the authority afore-aid, That in ac
tions of slander occasioned by the wife,
as aforesaid, after judgment found fr the
damagers, the women shall be punished by
ducking I Aud if the slander be so enor
mous as to be adjudged at a greater dam
age than five hundred pounds of tobacco,
then the woman shall be ducked head
and heels once for each live hundred
pounds of tobacco so adjudged against
her husband, if ho refuse to pay tho fine
imposed.
THE TROUBLE WITH THE MORMONS.!
,—The intelligence in relation tolhe Mor
mons is of the most exciting character..
Brigham Young has unfurled the standard 1
cf rebellion, and openly defies the author-.
§f the United States, lie has issued
a Proclamation, in which he declares mar-.
tisl law, and forbids the Government
troops from entering the Territory ot,
Utah, without his especial permission.
The language of the Proclamation is de
cidedly hostile to the national authority, I
nci ainouuts in fact, to a Declaration ot
"War. What run be done under these
circumstances? The idea cannot be en
trrtaiued for a moment, of permitting
Brigham Young to resist and defy the na-
U*>ntl arms with impunity, andyctappre-
V,p/>-f33 may vil be felt, that the fcrrc*
whii.li has been sent out thusj'nr, by
no meat.- =ufnrent. The Mormcns an
evidently roused and excited, ana pre
pared to do their utmost. It is said that
they can call into the field at least ten
tin -Ucand fighting n -n, while twenty t Uyus
and piCi\Rp% are reported to he rc dy tc
join their lhi;ci - T|w \ have a toun<ny
wiicrc conrc-p ami shell are ; pow ici
uil! aud a fsiM'ry. where revolving rifles
I mid pistols are jr. pared, and many thou
-1 and- of the fino-t horses. Their power
..f iv-i-tanco i- tl crofcre groat, .at? 1 the
nVocTamatioii of tlu irh-aucr indicates tl.r.t
thrv have determined to exercise it to the
utr" ; t. The autle -:t at
r ; n>t l-o fully aw ire of tho crisis, and are
■ i ub I --a exerting thiemsclvei to the ut
*a.u.st. If D cl :ii. hv\v vcr, that they
hare mistaken the temper, as well as mis
•dcuiafed disposition of the Mormons.
Uiil: r the ]riv?eit [ i faSliirs, cither
the troo})s H;il h e-uufmiied t<> pauso until
n*uner.ts are sent, or a bloody con
test is iuevifatde. The effect of such a
aii vement as the letter. Would be to reuse
the. entire We--tent country, and had to
a war of excitement against Brigham
Yt ung and Lis infatuated followers.—
Ph. i. adc'pl. la i.hhpt irer.
T-H? JTRTFTR |MINT;TL.
I iti DLRKPOQT,
I • •• /OC.'.ioiJ. &&& 11ft •
jdt. m SI ESTOR AND PUBLISHER.'
£i:*y\Ve have Mie pleasure of announc
ing that arrangement- have been made to
hold a
Temperance tsoc• < f s?g
at fhe b'oiirt Jlou-', on MUXDAY
E\ EN ING of next' Turf, being Dep. 21.
The 11cv. Axi'KEW M,4NryitE will
deliver the address.
Singing by the Condersport Choir.
Let there be a full house, for we shall
pretty certainly have a good time—a gen
uine old fashioned Temperance Meeting.
iI-g" J "Ti'C entire sum oi all wimble
any direct connection wjh Slavery, as
'owners or hirer;,, is less than three*hun
d(\d and fifty thousand —not half as
. many as the inhabitants of the single
city of New York."
s££'"At tße municipal election iu New
York on tlio first of this month, Daniel
F. Tiemann, the people's candidate, was
elected Mayor, ov -r Fernando bYood, the
regular Democratic condidate, by 2500
majority. This is a great vic-u-v, and
will b ■ hailed with joy ail Over the coun
try.
6- I hero is to he agri at military
tostiv?! an-i poli'jical '"drunk" at Harris
burg iji- r tie c.cca-iou of Gov. Packer's in
au'-yirntioo. Th: is as it should be—wc
' think tin- whiskey party should have the
f ail "rue. 'of their favorite hobby. Where
whiskey elects it should also inaugurate.
hQ" Tho Miners Journal ad rocates a
law prohibitit;.' Banks from issuing notes
of a less denominati'-n than f-10 —in con
junction with a Fe i n! General Bauking
r O
Law which shall establish a Currency De
partment —thus compelling a specie cur
rency and making ail Bank-Notes of filO
and upwards '"legal tender." We like
' the suggestion—as a medium between the
ultra Bauking aud Hard Money Systems.
CSS"Tho English meat present boasting
great rt their in India. But it i
very clear that Delhi was not a Se
bastopol; nor are the .Sepoys Russians.
They had no Todtleben, to environ them
with difficulties. The British had to cope
only wbh the offences they had them
s- Ives got up to keep tho natives out in
case of .an attack. It was only pulling j
down their own '• man of straw," to attack
and carry a place like Delhi.
THE London Times recommends the
universal adoption of the English alpha
bet. in India. — E.c.
Why not adopt it ? Missionaries and
* I
foreign Mcrchuuts spend years in study
ing i inguages, and often in reducing them
to writing; and when they hive done it.
it is nothing but gibberish. It must one
day all be done over again, because the
English alphabet is not adopted at first,
Say what we may, no tongue ever spoken
among men, appeared so likely to become
universal as our mother English does at
! present.
ft 6 lf" The following ominous notice np
-1 pears in tho lust number of the Pottsville
; Pa.) Miner's Journal.
MARRIED.
p >.v \-*v—l) vv. Fs—ln l'hipidelphia, nn the
2a J iu-' . hv the Rev. riiarle* S. Williams. I)
IBr.VJAMIN BAN SAV, Esq.. Senior Editor of
' MIM I'S JONKN'AN, Pottsville. to MARY MARTHA
atiKCtVocu, eldest daughlr. of the ltev. Charles j
l". lhiiv.'S, Vicar <f Dilhomc. Staffordshire. :
Eag'.and, and grand-daughter of the late Mrs. '
Sherwood.
Friend BAXNAX will accept our kindest i
condolence in Iris " affliction," —-bye-thc-1
bye how did you manage to raise that six
dollars these hard times? Wo jfUry in j
your rpunk, et ary rete j
v ' v :L
c unityu favor of the Bogus Constitution
tor Kuusss. and the Washington Union,
two president's, mouth piece, is enthusi
.. attic in praise of ts\3 action of the Le
-0 eomjifdit CouvcUtion. This > Just what
f every intelligent n<an ought to have
r known Buchanan would do ifelected —?ide
with Shivery on every question us it
r comes up. lie has no wiilof his own. —
"• I!. i- clay in the hands of the potter. It
1 is uiost prudent to anticipate from him
the worst possible acts. It is-understood
1 r- a /T TT A. -tr VT TI XI fB
.. 1 that the •' tire-eaters" have entire control
-• of him. Indeed, they openly V- >a=t of it.
Progressive Demorracy.
Jhe Washington Lnion of the 17th
r proclaims the cluetriue, a-; an article in
1 tiic democratic creed, the constitutional
. right it the slaveholder to remove with
) his slaves to anv FUSE state and hold
. them there 1 The ii.-st great aggression
:i upon ilie north was the repeal of the Mis
i • souri Compromise. Next oarae the Prod
- rieoit decision; tiien the Buohauan letter
to fSiliiuum declaring that the constitution
. carries slavery inlo aii territories of the
I nited States. Now we havo the fourth
step in this down hill road rj despotism,
that the constitution over-rides state rights
and carries slavery into all the States,
j he Fairfield (Iowa) Ledger is informed,
.yj good authority, that a Missouri slave
holder has removed to W airen countv, in
tliat state, and lias brought with him five
- or -is slaves whom L< olaiiug a right to'
, keep and work ou the free -ail of lowa, 1
under the Drcd .Scott division. Anything
further,gentlemen ?— Missouri D> mount.
i In view of this action, the Warren
Ledger exclaims. "See what a glorious
triumph the Buchanan party havenoiaev
| yd!" Wore the /, Ijer printed in South
Carolina, it* rejoicing would be natural, 1
j hut as a Pennsylvania paper, professing
to be in favor of freedom, its trW !-• r
I'. " "!
' insult to the intelligence of a free, coiumu
• i nitv.
t *
Oar ( cunt} and iln \>cN.
x nat this is nut the easiest county in,
the States for farmers, is a fact not to be
5 disguised. But it is also a fact, that this
county possesses advantages which are
not yet fully appreciated. We think it
is now pretty generally conceded, thai
every person who b?r a home here, would
Jo wed to rcta'Ti it— that it will not pay
[ to sell cuA and go West. This being con-'
i cod' 1, it is our duty to devote ourselves
'' io the improvement and development of
hour adopted homes. ;
i The Educational movement id so well
- under way, that we trust it will go on
i prosperously and triumphantly. But this
. can only be done by the action of the peo
. iple themselves. Let them take an in
terest in the election of the best men for
, School Directors, and cooperate with them :
, —the Teachers and the County Superin
, tendont; and the Eedueational improve-;
incuts of the county, will soon be as con
spicuous and as fortunate, as our Tem
-1 peranee reform.
What the county most needs at this
- time, is a better system of husbanding her
' resources, and improving her advantages.;
- T-'O much money is spent out of the
■ county, fur what might be produced in
' it. and too little is accomplished, with the
' money brought in and used here.
Thousands of dollars are every year sent
out fur provisions, that might be raised
here. Beef and mutton can be raised in
this county as easily as in any part of the
United States, in this latitude, and they
arc mora healthy than pork. Why them
should our bard earnings go in thousands
to the west to pay for that greasy billions
article of food, that is, to say the least of
, it, not a necessity to any lxody. Let
(every farmer raise his own meat and a
I little to sell, and see how quick an im
provement will be made in the prosperi
ty uf the county.
We think we note a favorable feeling
on this subject already, and we desire tuj
j strengthen the feeling tenfold. Sheep 1
will gruvy fat on briers and patches of
grass that would be worthless without
them, and every farmer in the county'
who has not a small flock, is suffering a
loss which he ought to stop at once.
Ihe present fail should bo a lesson to!
be improved. It has been very unfavor- <
able for securing crops and doing ordinary
fall work, but it lias been highly favorable
for fattening sheep and cattle, In fget
they have almost fatted themselves. Thus .
tire farmers who had them, saw his work
going on during all those rainy unpleasant '
I days.
j As this is the time to review the work
lof the season, to see what bus been ac
complished, and what may be accomplish- i
ed next year, we shall renew the subject
! as we find leisure for writing.
fi£A"Thc following comments of the <
; Delia , a paper of North-Western Misrou- !
ri, on the action of the Missouri LegbJa- !j
lure, wiil compare favorably with the'
\ Dough-Face papers of this State,
j "The legislative hpjls of the border
' I r "iteb!ii P* v<> - Cc ' u uiwer.iu-u. Auey
. were desecrated by .Tames B. Gardenhire,
who declared in a public speech that
white labor backed bv Yankee enterprise,
would more rapidly develop the vast re
■ sources of Missouri, than the niggers and
t their sh py masters. The anii-Buuton
.•politicians of Jefferson, in public meet
ing assembled, assured the world that
Gen. Garcie.Tiire was mistaken —tiuit he
was an abolitionist —tthey wore op
posed to free soil and lit/.'du'u, through
out. The way it came about was f uia:
a wealthy land company iu Jefferson, ut
which Gardeuhirc was the master spirit,
limited the industrious citizens of the
uorfli Ip come and build up their city;
' ihev'also offered to donate 8100.000 for
building a eolieg", to he under the con
trol of the northern Methodists. Of
course this afforded the national dema
gogue* a line ehance to get up a big
howl about aliolifionisuq and to persecute
a Protestant church. Jim Green, the
agitator, delivered a spluttering nigger
speech on the oceasiun, when Gen. (lar
denhirc replied to him in a manner which
• made the senator feel us small as a groa-y
three-cent piece after it had been squeez
ed in the fist of a loeofoco money-shaver.
"We don't believe that Jim Green, or
anv or his nigger-worshiping followers,
have anv right t<> dictate to the people of
Missouri as to whom thov Khali sell th< ir
laud, and what denomination sli d.! build
colleges. This is a party that preaches
against proscription, and now they are
proscribing a Protestant church and the!
citizens of another section of the Union !"
, ♦ •
! ??u< tsaaii ujiii iT oo tiansas."
Wo ask ail persons who read the hand
bill fur the Buchanan mass meeting at
this place, and who remember the appeals
made to Free Kan-as democrats to vot o
fur the Cincinnati platfortu, to digest the
'significance of the lowing Telegraphic 1
uisputeh 1° thiQ .17 Tribune :
Washington. Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1 s'f>7.
, At the Cabinet meeting to-day the Kan
'sas question was discussed. A number
of leading Southern Democrats have ar
rived wit Liu a day or two, and thrir in
fluence upon the counsels of the Admin
istration is always very manifest. The
Lecoinpton Constitution is to be lbrced
upon Kansas if it can be got through Con
i gross by the most stringent party drill.
The H'.uth insists upon it, and the Ad
miuistratiun acquiesces. Personal as well
as party considerations have tended to
produce this decision. It is'consiJered
: a good opportunity to check the aspira
tions of Governor Walker and Senator
Douglas, and to purify the narty from the
remnants of Free-State sentiments. Gov
-1 crnor Walker, if not removed, will have
a policy in Kansas prescribed to him
' which he cannot follow, and which will
compel his resignation.
" The South insists upon it, and tijir'
Administration acquiesces," and thus it
has been ever since the election of James
K. Polk. Whatever the Slave Power de
manded, the admin! ffralion granted.
I'uder the Leeompton programme, the
people of Kansas are no l allowed a single
word upon the general spirit or the par
ticular d' tails of their Slate Co verm nt.
J.V regards tf>e ho-1g of the Constitution
the people of J\ ins'ts are not alio iced (fa-
S aflernalict of adopting or rejecting it.
And )et James Buchanan, the idol oi'tuc;
Pennsylvania professing democrats, in the
face of his oft repeated declaration that
the people of Kansas, should have a fair
chance to form their own Constitution in
their own way, now accepts this Leoonip
ton fraud berausc the South insists upon
it. What does he earc fur the people of
the North. Have ti.ey not submitted for
years to the rule of the South, and wiil
they not continue to submit (
Mr. Buchanan is sold, body and soul to
the slave holders, and will acquiesce in
whatever they demand.
i'hc TriitEi From an I nexyt'cteil
quarter.
Tho Chicago limes, said to be the
mouthpiece of Senator Douglas, tells
more truth iu the following extract than
we ever knew Douglas to tell iu a four
hours speech. The Times is comment
ing on the exultation of the Washington
C
Union at the Leeompton Convention,and
thus replies, with true Anglo-Saxon
pluck :
"if the person conducting the Union
were a tune man, he would know that
Mr. Buchanan would never have been
['resident, nor any of his cabinet now in
office, had the Democratic party in lssb
hinted at tho possibility of the people of
Kansas being denied a vote on their con
stitution ! and yet the Washington Union.
in its issue of the 18th, 19th and 20th
lilt., can hardly find words enough to ex
press its gratification that the principle* (
ui the Democratic party have not only (
been yhaiuelully degraded but actually ,
trampled under foot iu Kansas, The
Union may exult, but the Union is not 1
the administration, and the / uion is not
the Democratic party. The Democratic
party stands pledged in every hamlet in 1
the I nited .States to secure to the people
of Kan-as the privilege of making their *
own i onstitutiou, and that pledge, though '
a I i> ion newspaper and a cabinet officer 1
stood at every cross road throughout the
land forbidding it, MI ST BE MADE HOOD." (
itirDou't forget the Agricultural Go- i
eiety'e meeting advertised eLcwh®re. jf
MU*S liaiuai & oMiiu(ion.
, We hope the people of Kansas will
tlprail themselves of ti.e opportunity of
r \ voting upon the slavery qatstion pivsmt-i
- ed by the schedule of the late
1 tioii. However poor the boon may be.
t compared with the right they should U4ve
- enj yed of passing judgment upon their
t (institution, their posit ion may be
i, improved, and tve da not sedhow it cau
-be seriously injured, by ex press!tin: their
- sentiments upon that question. By vct
: ing, the whole country will be taught.
: 7bat their wishes are, if the elccti< i be
, fairt. conduOl 4 -d, as we hope it may be.
—PitihtdCn. '•ia P.-'*?, lit:€. Oih.
j Wiii the Press inform ns how they
can vols under the provisions of f ! 'C Con
• stitulion they are call.<l to n<s tp. n — 1
Will the Dictator allow their names to be.
regi~terod :16 voters. Agtir.: Would the
editor of the Press li.vc tho people of'
Kansas recognize the authority of Cal
houn A Co., by voting at the December
election. We see a litrD- iooensisfenay
in the policy of the Pecs i:i thri matter.
It first says the Conventual was without
author ill/, and then asks the People ct
Kansas to recotrnb'.e an authority which
it says doe.* not esist.
TIIR; WAY IT WAS DONE.—A Bhiladel
plibn writes to the X. i*. Tribune 2l:d
inst., as fellows :
"The relief law of October list was
paid for with money. It readies only in
to April, just long enough to make more
■ legislation nc-cessary tire com. in or t "s-;.,n;
so a uew hue and ctv .s g >t up in antici
pation, and if the banks expect more in
uulgoncQ tliov must pay more money. The
banks in till- city were told in the terms
that if they would pay -o many thou.-and
dollars they could Lave what legislation
they pleased. Put they sturdily refused
,to pay a dollar. Message after message
was sent to them from Karri;.burg, otier
ing to do the -j<;b at a greatly reduced
price. They telegraphed back their do
tern inatiou not to pay a cent, and the
bill then up was iiuuiediatt.lv defeated.'
II TO was a great muss. Certain Lieut's
oft he banks happening to be at Ilarri*-
burg at the moment, took round a bat on
their own responsibilities. Money must
be had*, and. the next day was the last of
the session. One distinguished gentle
man put in tiie hat a thousand dollars ;
a merchant of this city pitched in another
thousand ; then there were turns of al!
sizes from a hundred dollars down to as
low as ten, thrown in by different elas.- •>.
until the whole amounted to the magni
ficent pile ot ?G,OO'J. This money went
—but hold! somebody h:mw j where, and
if sworn up u a sufficient number ol
'evangelist, could to!!. Next morning.
, the b:l passed, tiiough the price demand
led bv* tiie thieves had been SIOO.bUO.
Here was a clear loss or misvari egc to the ;
amount of SIM.WU, which the lobby men
are bound to make up tiii- v. imeh by
again blackmailing the baakv. The Hue
• and cry against incin is a promontory 0..
: the game to be played. Ou banks iim.w
it like a book. But if they would stand
square up against this ti.ieviug combina
tion, and agree to wind up rather than bv
plundered, tiicy would thus extrrt tin.
' right kits! of legislation free or coatf
c
4Nrt*ileir<l tmg av/od.
! Just at this moment, our own, and all
'other Christian Missionaries, are in emi
nent peril in the blast indies. jhe sym
pathies of Christendom are very properly
excited by these unlocked for dangvrs.—
Cod forbid that we should not weep with:
tiio.se that weep, and be in peril with
' thosC that are in peril. Bui while ic is
•dearly our duty to be in warm sympathy
with missionaries in that di taut region,
it is no less our duty to remember the
perils of holiest men in our own count , v.
Great as are the dangers of a residence in
India at this disturbed juncture, they are
not as great as in the Southern States of
this confederacy. It i- safer to preach
tiie (lospei among tiie infuriated .S-.-puvs,
than among Southern slave-holders. No
Christian minister can safely preach a '
whole Gospel south of .Mason and Dix- ;
on's line. Christianity in its fulness i> j
more effectually excluded from the slave |
States of this nation, than from any otli- '
cr region on the globe. Lot a man preach
against the sin of slavery in tho slave
States, ami his life is at an end. .So "
deadly is the pert-couth n maintained
against this part of religion, that silence
everywhere prevails. The Gospel is (
abandoned for the sake of peace. It is |
safer to preach a whole Gospel in any
other country on the face of the earth
than in this where slavery has swav. If .
. an
India abounds with murderous heathen,
thirsting for tiie blood of Missionaries of ,
the Cross, so also do thc l nited States: •
we have them blood-stained and ferociou* -
beyond all precedent at our own doors. — .
1 nstead v therefore, of exhausting our sym- i
pat by on foreign missionaries, we must
reserve a portion of it fur the martyrs on
our own ground —for the anti-slavery
evangelists in our slave .States. — Xorth- °
trn Independent.
(;ev. Walker and toi. Kobtn- a
sou. . f
The country wi'l not have forgotten s
the remarkable prediction of Governor >
Uobinson, Ot Kansas, made soon after s
Governor Walker's arrival there, tlmt at.
few months would force him to take ret- b
uge with the Free State party. i!
Governor Kobinson understood tlior- tl
ouglilv the desperate cluiraetor of the g
i'ro-Mavery or National Democratic pol- g
iticiaus in Kansas, and he clearly lore- tl
saw that a quarrel was inevitable between g
'them and **y Governor whoh?A arr
i tatiea to lose.
All Governors sent to Kansas, w ;, :
i.the exception of the maudlin driVtlU r
.Wilson Shannon, have soon eotne to-.'
open rupture with those men.
• Itcfcder, Geary, and Walker, this cone'
. sion has been speedy and uuifunu. Th
f prejudices against the lire Ft;,jo
ana Free State < :.nse, strongest, j. cl j, r *
in ffovornor W;.iker'a>case, h.ve- s i, V,"|
the evidence of the eve and ear v °
-ii * . 1 ffe
to Bee w:b the two parties in
Boeder, Geary, mud Walker, Lave sue!
ccivelv seen where the right ]? fn j
upon which side is tho oveiWidrm,,..,
pix poudciaaee, ho; only of nurobfw, h
of inteliigeueo uud aierai w. rth.— H'u*/,.
ilf JI "11 P'j h'.lC,
A liovcriinien! of Satra7.
In his exultation at having r> lrr j j
Leavenworth county by his tmuds •
Kick a poo, and presuming 'that he Lad
then by cCtired the ascendency of Iks
black party in Kansas, Gov. Walker
claimed at M'yandot to a HcruV.lcuu
4 * M K hate beat you
In the same spirit. Gov. Medrv, e*
.Minnesota, wrote, on the 17th of October
to the Ohio Statesman—
*' V* K hare fan a great victory
The trutl. is, the Government of our
1 erritories, instead of b- ing a
e cut of the people, D, to an impartaii*
.extern, A GON ERNMKNT F\"
TltAß.ri.
T rriLnal Judges and Governor, in.
steal of h dug elected by the people of the
Territories, as they ought to be, art* tlir
im-re of it central, Kxecutire
dc-p< '.ism in this city, receiving eaoruieus
salaries, appointed with exnr*.*s reference
to tlimr dexterity and un.scrupuleu>nc!>s ua
politic-id managers, and their
whole time and energies to sub.-crve the
interests, not of the people they are sent
to govern, but of their own master ut the
\\ lute llcase.
If we could have a in tie itifc>iun of
genuine popular sovereignty into our Ter
ritorial system, the days of the Vfalken
and Medarys would be ended.
Let us have the peopla of the Territo
ries elect all their own of: ice is, well ag
make all their own laws. Bet u-. have DU
more F. traps. It is lar letter to\rn-t the
people, in anything and ill oltliiiigs, tl.au
this Governmental WasLiiiglea. i'opu
lar Sovereignty is a good watchwe rd. i.rt
u- carry it out into unlimited practice.—
H arh i ngton Pepub'ie.
Dcatli oi Janus in. Birney.
James G. LJirney, who died at Eagles
weod. i'erth Amboy. yesterday, morning,
at the age of t;."> years, has been suffering
during tiie past twelve years from attacks
of paralysis, which has recently been com
plicated with heart disease, aud aggrava
ted by the ibkrmities of old age.
Mr. Finiey in.- born at Danville, Ky.,
in J 7: lie graduated at Nus.-au Hall,
New Jersey, una mulled law with Mr.
Naiius in i kiktdcipiua. At the age of 25
i:c becaiue a pUmter in Alabama and the
owne; ol tiiiny-hve rlavcs, but f con rfter
ward entered upon the practice of h.s pro
le--: ni ag.-ir: at Iluntsviilc, Ky. Early
in life Mr. Bine y b-came interested in
t; e Anii-Fiuvery movement, and not only
iieed h;s own sk-.ves, but. induced his
father to Mai.o sucii disposition of Lis
estate as to 1-. v. im bis tweutv one
laves, wl.oii t.es :; t !;cu: Tree at once. In
. -or lie siitcit.pted to start an Anti-S'av
•ry new. paiy-r-in KentucVv, but ilnding
it ii.ifjcssibiu io procure printers tlure,
eominciict d it- ] übiication in Ohio, where
it excited the most violent he-iilitv. In
1 -ft, when living in Aliehigan, i-e b'--
eame the ".Liberty J'arty" candidate fee
Ihcsideney. ar.d has been thought by the
friends if Mr. Clay to have largely con
tributed to bis defeat. Since that time
tI:C public uuvo rare v heard n! Lioi j bet
he continued to b" the center of a circle
of anient IVn. ndu That hi- youngest ?on
might ctijov the advantages of Mr. I !■<•-
• duio GJ's sehoub and that he might
be nearer the !: i ndso. the reforms winch
lie iiad mueii aa heart, lie i>,Ui.r. cd to New
Jer.-.-y. Mr. Birney ;n>s ben twice mar
ried. II is second wife, who was a sister
in-law ot Hon. Gcrrit .Smith, survives
him. As a reformer, James G. Iliriuqv
had none of that rancor and bitterness
which sometimes clNfigur" the advocacy
of a nobfe cause. His character was sin-,
guiarlv pure, and bis reputation is with
out a blemish.— X. Y. Tribune.
GEN. IIAUNKY say- it will require 20.-
000 tivops to put down the Mormons.
He knows.
MH. I'EASE, of Nov. York, passed thro'
our cit-, to-day, with fl'tv poor cl.ildrcn,
sent to homo in the west, under the aus
pices of the Ghiidren's Aid .Society. A
number of our citizens, with praise wort by
liberality, provided a substantial dinner
for the.se destitute orphans, which nas
-erved to them in a room in the uew
building adjoining the depot.— /Syractitt
Journal.
BY the aid of electricity the city of Ly
-sns. France, has been successfully and
brilliantly illuminated. In experiment
ing, two pieces oi a| pa rat us wore set up
it opposite extremes of tiie street, upon
frame crossing between the roofs of oppo
site bouses, and so arranged that thev
lent their beams down the middle of tl
ureet. One street five hundred and lif
y yards long, in which it was usual to
siirn forty gas lights, the battery fully
Humiliated. It N found necessary that
he electric light should be elevated to a
meat liigbf, that the rays may be more
reneraHj .diffused, aud lefs blinding to
he sight than it was riecctsary for the
;u te b^.