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'••7? & lenraai ft j^fe^ ' P ^ffi p -BLfta«I>^V^BT^BDNlWtlAT MORKINO ; ' A t _1£>W~VILLE \>*• V., B7' ' ' H. A. PHiLT JP^'EDIXO B '*P*WPBI«TOR.' i^BM'.-Ope Djltar »u<l flf.y' CV'n s. In a<jv*0<»lfa. >-,, .u,,pr«'\vift':'.o .ii>o.n>iioUcd u'nill R.I srr«al»»es are -,\'j ex cptaifhefpifon of the l»ubllsl.*r JOB PH1NTWC. AIL KUtDS OF JOE-PteKTUTG DOTl* IH XH1 BEST 8TYIE, w'rnr'STEASr PRESSES. T- lou.ua * tlppuMi'-<n •***'« >» (W^'PrT Tyoe. AllJnb riilll-iK Will a i i on a-i-ojab 5 «'e-'ii*. VJob iioil Pan-rt (tjjoice l^oftru. FoitliaJonniaUndRr-.iibIwi.il. Line* Writlen <n the Deatli of a Prien). JOlR\AI, ESTABHSPIP 1\ 18»8. TEBMJ5: $]> 0 i N ADV1BC I ft itakfe M*$ :«f £$$».• #*&? i«fii^i4 7 ilift. rf W(Mi\fii^;^ 'rfl*# :: $W* AT MB «T TU* TU* VOLUME 2. y IKOWVIL^E, LEWIS COUNTY, N* Y.,'WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY ^,, J$6t. ; ; ^ftkmU^m»^km^mim^mtmmlmmmm,\ mji , issjsssyssMy.assys Smith iyqry atartjintf fa^flji d wjtb tears ii f eyes begged her \kind clear friendo' -U1ML.L <( NEW SERIES—No. S. I hi- merciful, and not Mpo«« h*r. I Smith reuov«*r6d .her'self enough Mr, equally \ I believe, \stauim-ered the obi •'I—I have lucked up— \ •'Who?\ \ Increase!\ \I'll bet you have!\ c '1 heard him nay that he the buggy cushions into the granary be '• of the three. indulged fore he went to bed.\ : sensible remarks. - \ Look here,\ whispered Smith, \1 beg; Meanwhile Joe Feiyit, who was thi of you never to mention this—1—I—if it j man that-had taken the younger Smith*! should net out.\ j ph'ce m 'I\-- granary, and given it up ii \ Oh. I'll keep the secret !\ interrupt , turn tqlhe elder Smith, went homo by i f'd the Deacon, lining to preserve be-, circuitous' route, wondering by wha coming gravitv. \The joke is safe, and j strange accident he happened to be can,'-'' rd advise you to hurry.home and let-out: an \ - • • Increase. i '' ' in her | that there wan no time to lose, mined my rifle and fired 'at his head, putting-the through \inl the very junction of the .'--ri- per and lowir jaw*, shattering both. II. LJZZt E .UONTCO.WFRV BlistfUantiras. Tiie Sniillis. »! I ' their Adveuture Willi ihe Ifobbfr. Bag* m ob> Milki ' - • i •. M . S,-., lijrht a shee p t ••• Lo- i-Ji.-iii m-pfff* i.-c •Moit h pc.p c :nd \jack - V,K Th e elde r Smit h tu and vanished , feeling blv th e effect o f th e r undergone . Le t us no w look in Smith , wh o wa s a«-(uii granary. It is now scribe bis,rage on hi. intrapped. After sh( hoarse and nearly .1 the Deaeoiijidiiim, \I never! I never ! I never!\ ami | iiwtaiH'y altered his course not fi)r the got to carry i Mr. Smith, who was no£ the least excited j land, but,for the boat, with his largo '\•' \ •»>•'. • ... . n._, 0 jr e s g| ar j n jj w j(h more fire than I ever saw in'a'deer orany other beast. I fired npaln/with mvsceoi'd bsrrel, putting the ball directiy'throuph his neck. This wag no stop.; but on lie came towards mv lipht (Hilar skill\ with raj.id splashes, and I had no time to load. I turned H n < ar, and-as he came within reach, struck him as heavily betw en the horns as I could with it.\ This rather disconcerted him, and he turned again for the woods, men | not more than twenty rods of!*. I loaded one barrel in a hurry, fiid as he rose on the bank, gave him\ another half >f lead in his nide, feeling 1 upoi his nai weak, probn ! mad, he tu xoit'ement lie bad Ipoinu; by. \.Joe K. mgrutuiatinp himself on I id reached his door, when hearing -died by somebody in tli THE JKTIttMTHR CiSl. Speech ol\ tierrii S«aitb, . In T^roflJo, January liib, 18fiL Tills is wlthiii rti. foiiriilcys will rnakti a thousand miles!*— 1 h«ve luneh to do an<i much to'enjoy at ujy home. VYhy, then, do I leave jt to mate these visit's? It is that I may look into the face and press the hand of my imprisoned brother, who in in danger of I being; burnt at the, Htnke, It,, is that 1 second' visit to Canadi last three ww'ks. ' • My two -fi - «• icd round and saw thrc I lie y o • 'th e i Hi. y shut, up impossible to de- hitna.df thu* ting until he wis if, he clodol hi- din. is this you ''\ cried the inger Smith. \Come on. ifyouarcea.ly. I've trot Uill.'nodge and Mr. Blake, anrl I think w«'re enough for that oiio thief, but the more the mer- rier, so come on. I knew you would go in (••i- the fun in spite of your headache.\ Joe wan as much in the dark now as wticrc he. was locked tip in the granary ; h,'conclude d it. woul d b e bes t t o pu t a .Id (are on th e matter , an d Accompan y nparh'u ,djV„ i ; s with jours' 1 ouin suppli-' muled the lose at hand. Put Ad hiir iouce. •th angrily, and sat down on a ba meal t o awai t th e result. Increas e h.nl no t been lon g in dar k dn- -eo n before !.e heard a no b the barn . Supposin g if wa s the old num . Increase, an d s o h e <b-e!n v.lio, havin g discovf re d hi s error , wa s I ready , an d jumpe d ove r th e finin g to liberat e lyni, his ange r evapo - , f'n-.st. h-j wiw alrnid o f c.mimiUm g mmst-ii, , u. rated, an d lie cukl no t hel. , bu t laugh bul th e conversatio n b y th e wa y show- w at th e ludicrou s n.ismke . \ ing him . a s h e thour-hr, exactl y ho w th e I d. Hut ther e wa s a mvster v abou t I lie groun d lay . lie hiughod at, th e quee r man - ' rf sound s Tie heard , wlneli cause d the ymin - ne r i n « Inch the thief > ge, Smit h t o doub t whethe r they were^ol uieei-ed t o he (he mnd e b v ins father, after all . H o listen- granar y wher e the thief e.'. Th e kev turne d cautinusl v in th I he s.iuie tim e ehucklin; h.eic. SloMic . stealthi U th e doo r open- anticipation o f the yon n ed, while Increase semeel y breith . d. — ma s on fnn.h.ng. instea d Somebod y oni.-t-.^i noiselessly, he touiv - mvti failier vnider lock n ed yoiiug'S'iiiih - .shoulder a s he pi.^ed . Wit h grea( : ' ' ' •md beami to explor e he further pari of; th e grnmtr\ , the dungeon . lueivase droppe d on his , leaving his e o hand s an d knees, au d takin g advantag e of, house for a lar th e noise mad e bv the robber , ei ep l out . ' ha 1 roto r I : The n t o shu t the doo r an d look it wa s the laughe d (ill t<> wor k o f a u instant. .Smiebod v wa s . , ,imig r r Sniitl him . woods . Hu t told tha t h e \ thedng o n t h pulled my boa t ou t into th e lake, know - ' m - __ ing tha t if thedee r wa s no t fatally wound- ' tu k e ma y mingl e m y ove/U har d lot. cations t o (ro d an d argument s an d ap . peals t o mdn for his deliverance . Js i t asked wh y 1, a foreigner, pr< sum e t o u I u iCome.aui.Hig yo u an d meddl e wit h you r hat I had ! aiT - lir 8 , j ailsW( ,, . thrt t t .h.-8e ar e my af- getht r in th e dutt*—her soul walk s abroa d liy her own majesty—rhis body swells beyotid'the measure of bin chsitit* whios burst from around him, and he stands^ redeenaed, renenecated and disenthralled I by the irresistible g«nius .of universal I etiiA*iclpation.\ 1 -What-British law is in respect' fo sla very-yo»r Sheridan and ii)i|i».bas taught : me—lor. it was. in ils isch<^d that he 1 ilenrned to say:—-.\Allcgiatioe ,tn- that • 'Power, commands us to maintain the rights of men, and never, in any time, i In .any age; never in any clime where I rude irian airs as well as yours. The prisoner was rorn 'my own country, as indeed was ...most, of your colored people. Their track, I loaded wain, and ; fat e ^ bliun d up i n h ; 3 . 4n d t o Ulk e fo m tion of your laws is to also, ft is also to take ed, it would soon be in the water again For full twenty minutes, I cr>uld hea the sharp, qui 1 t: title proteetK ^t from them I from Ithom, ?V\ the hot.blooded trail ; tl: a t least n mile . Is mid from th e rock v ter. Thos e wh o know »r swims , ma y kno w f i-aee betbr e m o t o reach could gain an y point a 1. H.-inli.g iwverv en.-rgy, I an d a t last heade d hi m irer' aid ?s, I ^ut d near ' t h^ie \hupe <>t a refdge. Hundred; my hound on thousands of my oppressed country ien, jar above (ir e i quklli „. t „ Canada for it. But the dee r again ' n „ pe i wi) ] wit , K> ,, vu(] (1i e when th I < ' ere Increase prop;. n sho uld • nee more lu r the boat. I bank how rapidly a 1 well I had n him befove he If mil e across . iade after him , ff, a few rod s _ less that ' y,\ i-ille. lb,t I .ids of him, and aeain through the istilLArrierican slaves,' Hundreds ofj men • thls< her tmd die when thay shall I h.iv learned that here too the law of! slavery has come tq be administered.— , A )d the slaves' friends, the abolitionists ! of my country, Wq also may yet need 1 Canada for a retreat. Jiut if you cut oM'l the slave from it, you will cut orT his'I Is likewise. I kuy we may need it. | Afii know not what is in store f The ; Klkc n i: A , • r, Tie -.g mor e s,:re th e sa c.-rauigly .th stron g w ..id a bca-. v .taehed a fo sun like p< - ctl y large . •. with th e - propert y ban MY hey ^lls. oak to of in i ii •n •midab! rtion to gra n o till a- Uk e their id« a u-i-ow door , i pa d f th e w the great. Socked u p 1 Listenin g a m o uent , an d h sound , Increase becam e firmly tha t h e ha d committe d n o t i caugh t a real thief, and weut i I ly for assistance. Shortl y after, a id very imiv-l of his mistake , the i-lOer Smit l into th e bar n a.id appro.ieiied arv . It is necessar y in this observ e tha t th e eldest Sunli i his o'Mi so u with th e ke v u hi. carrie d with him , and ca.vl.-.vd the look o n enterin g th e gr a which th e vounges t Smit h h.n ri. d away . An d no w th e eld- r S .dill u to ope n th e door . '• Increase! \ h e called, putti i into th e granrry . >«\o soun d answered . \.Ar e yo u a«ldep f Come , playin g an y trick with me—i i mistake—io r 1 reall y too k y -oh—\ M.r. Suiith' s voice wa s sto , violent blo w on th e mouth . Incr stema i Bill Ilodt i •ii, and loo (I am e back idled nd Joe h'ei-rit ' i.le his \lllllo . hat is a appe lith ed J o In. 1 I de, ime th e robber s j ind lu-n S ul ,div .• S . : .-h. as h e wa s sitting, tip - ,ck agui .st th e .kitche n wall. i his pioe. preparator y t o retiring , •ht h'.in'that h e ha d neglecte d t o ; ,'pfi iary before leavin g th e bain . is ',v .o mean s a singular eireum- r-i:> .;er,ng tha t th e gnutar y was- h.eked b y th e younge r Smith . [> a :.e-'i;!'ght evening , an d Mr . :. fir.proi.ehing th e bam . wa> ,-.i!|v starth-d a t -eing th e large ;.. ' r..,-:ain o f having shut th e '. \iir r-,-ioiis, Mr . Smit h tho't •A ! , • . o ' a r,:-arer approm-h, ln- hee.rd it rno\emen f in di e bar n , ; lu.stoev.dangtr his life b \ '••oh'; ,!i U rh.-robber . Mr . Smith . in a n instan t wa s tu.. a wildernes s o f barn shovels . Mr . Smit h stunne d b y th e low when he go t uponliih was closed an d lock. ed . ;ls, hi! I le; the i • fall ; in, the uder t o a prisoner . ine his feelings. Meanwhil e Increase wa s raisin g forces to assist in takin g th e thief ou t o f th e granar y in safety. Havin g iirst told his stor v to Mrs . Smith , wh o wa s greaT . ostonished, he listene d t o alar m Joe Ferrit , a stou t fellow wh o lived in the \ search h and wh o complaine d o f sort s o f muc h propert y a s t h • Cin-x w M'-sJ.*\»put he r head ou t of'awnittl i f the this h tellin g us about, tlib-ws. \ lare , tather, \ said th e younge r ^ e Smith , \afte r yo u shu t m e up , I shu t up, a real thiuP and left hi m in m y place. \ ;] I \' I kno w it, you r mothe r told me, \ re - plied th e eld :rSmith , \an d whe n I cam e j i t o le t you out—\ j e \ Oh , 1 se e it all I'' groane d Increase , | a , \b e go t away. \ a ' \ Yes . and shu t m e u p '.\ '• An d liow di d viu ge t ou t ?\ | a I \ Why, th e thief's wife ha d tlie kind 1 h nes s t o com e an d brea k th e lock !\ | it <)ns : ningso th e elde r Smit h hel. .1 .hint-r n u p U* th e face o f Ferrit . wh. i turne d ghastl y whit e am i tremble d a s if! d ; he ha d been bi an agu e lit. „- , Te e whol e affair wa s no w explained , t o ! is ihe'Sktoiiishrnfnt of everybod y ill gener - ! » ' >1, an d Jo e \rrit in particula r w!io was , 1 to o muc h astonishe d t o mak e an y resist-1 ai.ee while Increas e an d hi s companions ! wer e tyin g his hand s behind him . Ferri t a n 1 hi s wife wer e acoommoda t j rd with lodging s in Mr . Smith' s house , tha t night ; an d o n th e following day , ;i 1 londe and, st. balls il 1uoug . thron g hav e p ing th e stag tu Two b and tin requi n an. Ijra Thi s blue « and in saddl e fiftv r„ to slav 1 o„C( Hiding succ. no w him , •over! wat e •ned a ills in nth. d bef, e up . IO tt'H Weigh uuds . tha t hav e killed 1 U(; in ssj „, \,rt with s. six at le mortal , t ..II ab . T'r'Z, re h e t •lie v.vsi if m y • •d near h and he w I eve r undred s Norther n State s t o powe r no w threatens , .tppeasing th e wriith fiow-r an d preserving, ou r thrice guilt y I I'nioii, a mor e rigid ciiibrecmtn t o f th e j Fugitiv e Slav e Act , an d umr e certain | and fearful jjeijiiltiea agains t those wh o shall |i..re t o help fleeing slaves . Nev - . rlhetes i w e al.ohtionist s mus t hel p I lhi.ni. * believer, wherever , an d howeve r j w. cau-iorue believe hi Christ' s reli- gion o f doin g a s w e woul d b e don e by. ) We mus t help them , o r giv e u p our i manhood , ou r souls , ou r ow n God . We, ar e umder necessity t o .remembe r the m j that ar e in bonds'a s boun d with them , j and tip pu t ou r soul s in their souls 1 stead. . We canno t \forbea r t o delive r thei er had any social feelings; never wus this Uuextinguisfftahle vruths destroyed from the heart of man, placed as it is in the core and centre of it by his Maker, that MAN WAS NUT MADE TIIBJ FkoPERT'/ OF MAN.\ How British law regards slavery your and my Pa t has taught me—for it was the spirit of this law, which prompted him to declare it to be \• injustice to per mil slavery to remain for a single hour,\ and.to declare that—\Any contract for toe promotion of the slave trade must in his opinion have be^h void from, the be- ginning—for it was an outrage upon jus- tice and only another name for fraud, robbery and murder. And how British law regards slavery your Brougham has taught itic. Since he was born before. England consented to the separation of her American Colo- nies from herself, may I not call him al somu/e* In the school of this law it was that he learned to say—'Tell me not of rights. Talk not. of the property o» the planter in his slaves. I deny the rights—I acknowledge not the property, for the i ^ P r ' n ciples, the feelings of our com- f that I m«m nature rise in rebellion agi ' frort,et»lNo*»ees,UieiiioiiaUowea byllaw Ten tin«t mike • squire,tnd where a none. •Mit ftparpills cbsrjed •? one, unless a ; irocmrnt w mmde io the contmrr. The Joarulnrf.Republican h«s«l»rfecircu.., Iitn affof Jl.ig a desirable medium for edveril&li p V m y da that ar e nr a tha t ar e read sto p ou r ear, lest w e shall no t b e heard. Co d ratii'T I .st b e Ibuu / of .;U death', and i...\ We e We those j Tu; cannot j es, and ien th e p( ,ty them. ..jfore cry i a word, we iuustobe\ men. Like Daniel w'< •udfast \ concerning tu< fin's opinion iu the caseof Kortb Carolina, agaiost Mann,. 2 Devereou^'s Rejiorta; tbJe opinion in whicli he so candidly and conclusively argues that it is indispensa- ble to the maintainance of slavery that th© slaveholder have \uncontrolled tat- thnrjty ove.r the. body \ of bis slave. But to return from tb^digresaimi, I deny that the Ashburton treaty applies to fugitive slaves. 1st. I f it does, then wa s Lor d AsU- burton' himsel f ignoran t o f it s scop e an d '^gnifiqinee. Th e pleasan t mornin g o f the da y tha t hi s Lordshi p left New-Yor k for England , Septembe r 3 , 184*2,1 called upo n h'mi,in compan y wit h Mr . Lewi s Ttippmi, Mr . S . S . Jocelyhjan d Mr . Le - roy Sunderland . H e kindl y consented ' intervie w o n th e subject o f the . Tent h o r Extraditid n Articl e o f th e Treaty , which h e had'jus t negotiate d with Danie l Webster . I canno t recall ii!t hi s remarks . Bu t th e doctrin e run-' ning throug h the m all wa s tha t th e slav e migh t d o Whatever wa s needful t q hel p himsel f ou t o f slaver y without- makin g himsel f liabl e t o b e surrendere d upo n a reclamation . Thi s doctrin e wa s entirel y coiaciden t with tha i o n whic h his gov - ernmen t wa s insisting a t this ver y tim e in th e cas e o f th e Creole. Thi s vessel, th e November previous , ba d left Rich- \ mon d for Ne w Orleans , havin g o n boar d upward s o f on e hundre d slaves. A por- tion o f these revolted , an d obtaine d eo n tro! of her. The y exhibite d n o less merc y than wisdo m an d bravery , havin g accomplishe d thei r undertakin g b y kill- ing onl y one man , an d woundin g only- tw o o r three . The y succeeded in brin g ing th e vessel t o Nassa u in th e Baham a Islands. Th e pro-sin ver y governmen t o f my countr y claime d the m a s \ mutineer s B e th e appea l mad e t o th e understand- j an d murderers. \ Bu t th e anti-slavery ing o r t o th e heart , th e sentence, is th e 1 governmen t o f you r countr y di d no t se e sam e that, \ejects it ! In vain yo u tell : tha t t o be their tru e character , an d woul d m e o f law s that sanction such a claim, j not, surrende r them . Th e correspo n Ther e i s a la w abov e all th e enactment s j denc e of Lor d Ashburto n wit h Mr . of huma n codes. It i s th e la w writte n j Webste r durin g their negotiation o f tha t b.v the. linger o f (ro d upo n th e hear t o f i treaty , pruve s abundantl y tha t lie woul d nian ; an d b y tha t law . unchangeabl e • no t hav e it t o appl y t o fugitive slaves. — and eteanal while men , despis e fraud an d ! \ When thes e slaves d o reach us, \ say s loath rapin e an d abho r blood , they shall his Lordship , \' b;i whakve, mean.*, ther e reject with indignatio n TH E WIL D AND j is n o alternative. \ Tha t is , the y could ouiL v FASTASYTii.vT MAN C\N HOLD .'no-1 uo t be surrendered . An d remembe r 1'iiHTY I N MAN. \ tha t th e slave s h e wa s her e speakin g o f I nee d sa y n o mor e t o sho w wha t is | wer e those wh o ha d reache d Britis h do - Britis h law\ in regar d t o slavery—thi s j minion s b y mean s o f blood y revolt, gloriou s law , which in Anderson' s case) 2d . Th e treat y canno t b e properl y wa s thrus t aside t o mak e mom for the ; construe d t o appl y t o fugitive sjaves iu infernal la w o f slavery . Ho w strang e j the face o f th e fact tha t it s tw o artich ) strangel y :sh jBlale , > had i A Yankee pedh coffee housi to re day , say s th e Yanl strang e old gentlema n to a friend wh o ha d 1>. marvelou s slor y said t> trut h is strange r than fict ; than, steppin g u p an d slaj isl.cd gen t o n t h -You're mist ', ilnt so—an d b jalep s lo r the IT 'fiction that'll j hack, -tried on\—and I [a w uf uUl . Gl)J _» We abolitionist! _. commanded to prostrate ourselves, in ! common with our whole nation, before ; slavery. But we must as strenuously refuse idol worship as did Sbadrach, in a Meshach and Abednego. hot Suppression of speech on the subject ery of slavery is again threatened \in my dis wer traded country. Mobs are breaking up \Tie our ami slavery meetings as they <!iJ uly, twenty or thirty years ago. Neverthe ••nil- less we must continue to hold these mee ton tings. Nevertheless we must continue Tratlt Stranger than Fiction ? iad snippe d .inwelf, on e h-ar d ai •n r.-lat be trn . :ht : •d tha t I ( sonhwtl o i hear d tell < •»1, \ lid th herColu u ! Chri in tha t can g o {the stopber Clomn \ e j to nci.ts nods ne a sing qu- ilted t o kno w what ' Increase \^Tnted. Th e ma n aske d for ; doe, After som e hesitation thenoimm replied that he r husban d ha d th e leal-' ache, an d could no t ge t up . - Bu t w e hav e ..ot i h robbe r caught.'' ' '- Oh . hav e von!\ <-ai.l Mr* . Ferrit.. pi II IV-ebie voice.\ •• Ho n fortunate ! ISu' ng liecn insl .,1s found e Jo sen to nee was , . t , r Tia Hov that British hands should have.. May British hands never IK and unfairly employed agai Why did not your courts try Ander- son by B.-itish law exclusively? How came the^ to descend from it on this oe- lavery ? They big tie i f Smithvill e we r ih th e mysteriou s r good s an d ,i, i IS remember , wi t the manifold m. s nitrht o f thei r a .1N°! tels. ! ake s j eye s t o kee p blinded ; an J « polled t o look SAW ;\ d a- Boor t. tbo'aebt .. 111. till 's' 1 •ward- t h i.t, red M Tiie Bisl>je!;of Blue .lluiiiiiaiii. N o if v r Sm ght lt'.VTI \G S K V suspiciou s < 'wned lie wfete as obbe r •H e •as r-al'm-M.'.s . Ferri t uit h glad t igs. h e waseonsiderabl y in error . T ruth is. in elosi.ig th e fvindow sh e w ah- es death . Th e reade r ma y gues s he cius e ' fhe r agiiatio n when I inloi in. that ther e wa s n o Jo e Ferri t s ,-ith the head ache in th e house. Bu t Mrs . Fen it wa s a woma n o f en abou t in tin <S\ an d dec-i- mer , thre w ; left th e hou: Smith's ban a-y door. \ Joseph, 1 No replv. Joseph. • n. SI K •shawl . -. Sh e with he caugh t u p ver h e wa s soon baud o n t h head, she whispered. { . m a ned close! • \E-igle'sNest. 1 . L.ke,whic WHS so i ; ever y hunte r »> ho •^lawii ; so stron g a s 1 than on e chanc e hall. I bu t tailed o reach t [an d s o fierce tha t no .driv e hi m into th e v. M o On | ch, a t the to p as ha en cent an d the >r awd j cha p \s t of the aging It of « fellow w h p.e.c ;'elK heke ho 1 ijuat hisk ;t i n : a t th e ha id th e hi »at had ' ofth;- ri handed i •I . b • d.m. ,ible •spa.-a^e felh. o meddl e w p th e that tho • id . 1, the bo , Mi Fur wid perforn , by »fl.« ? exeite- i ,-t,t of Mr. and Mrs. Smith on that -..emorai.leoecHsion. Tue latter took it m...n u• tseif to load an old musket while the excited husband went to raise Mr. Smiih exchanged bis slippers fo- lds boots, and ran tirst to De.aeim Naf- fles' bouse, wh.e,rehe expected t o find tho younger Smith, who was «a» eo«rt4n«» Nifties\ daughter. He was surprised to. find th-house ail dark—is if tlu Nif- Mis hi I retired to rest and blown the candle «ut. He knocked, however, furi- o isly, us the occasion required. After so.-ne delay. Deacon Nafftes came dow» in his night dress, stared at Smith in as ' tonishment, and demanded his business at that time of night. \Caught the thief—locked up in the granary—where's Increase ?\ - Ha ! caught the thief ?\ cried Deacon Naffl.-s. who, having lost some prtiperty as well as his neighbor, was interested in the intelligence. '-Good enough ! Keep him till morning.\ '•Twon't do!\ replied Mr. Smitb, in an excited manner. '-He'* a desjjerate fellow—break out—I mast raise the neighbors—where's my son Increase ?\ \ Oh, Sally is sick tonight, soloerensc courted only about au- hour, and went home.\ \ Went home f \ Ye*,\ said the Deacon, \about half an b^ir ago.\ T^i elder Smith clapped his hand to his forehead, as if he bad been struck by an idea *r some weighty substance. \ Gracious!\ he excldmed. \ What r ' asked the Deacon. re y she added knocking at the do*. \ Let me out,\ said a voice Without any further dehu it. having thrown the baru pen, so tluft'\ she could see her operations, commenced hami the padlocK in a most destructiv ner. Now, Mr. Smith, who was within, was exceedingly astonished at what he heard. He certainly wish -d to be let'out, but be bad no desire to have the padlock smash ed, without first trying oiher means.— Something like the truth flashed upon his, mind, however, when he reflected that,,—,, — , - the person who was breaking the lock ' the afternoon, through the whole night. had called him Joseph, and that the until they came, .wearied and much eoji voice was remarkably like that of a wo ' up, back in tho morning, having chased , man's. With great anxiety of mind be land fought the old deer without* driving, waited for the door to open. I him to the water or w'thin reach of our . At length the lock was torn away, and ', guns, though never once out of hearing Mrs. Ferrit whispered : 'amongst'the grand, old. echoing moun- '•Come quick, Joseph! There's notain^ ! time to lose! They'll be here in a min- j I k» then about U> give him up. 'or e .[\ Sgood),-and thought he never would make She caught somebody bvthe arm, and venison for my table. Bnt three days- - -\••••• • • «• -» « a change came over my } ut. buiitSns, with us, in i i ihe summer ipne, and probably toti often ; : [escribed for me. to trouble\ my readers' : with further explanations. In truth, he 'seemed to hear a charmed life. One afternoon, m the early part of October, seeing his large track.near my • place, 1 put my large English hound •'•Ranger'*—oiuVof trhe finest in the conn • > rv —>n lib; track, while Cbauhcey Ha • i't'horn, of Saratoga, sent his dog \Jerry\ j j another prime one—on the some line, j I TSey siio.i roused him ;' and from four in ' I handed it to the nouth and he drank est' 1 got drunk—ami • the f.-iier what had ig Hail Cioumbia; ii-le the chap what had lib legs was dan cin' ; tli3 no-eyed chap was readin\ a text on the psalm-book, and tlie feller what had no arms was clapping his liands and wavin his hat like blazes—a id I left just tfbrmt that time.\ '• Juleps for the crowd, and rhurg'to me!\ roared the old gentleman, as he bolted out of the back door. to \ open our mouth for the dumb, in thv , cause of all such as are appointed to de- i stnictioti.\ And now, Canadians, will you deny an i as\luni to us abolitionists as well as ti the slaves ] 1 hav e alread y said tha t t. 1 den y it t o thern is t o den y it t o u s also .1 Yo u den y it t o both , if yo u administe . the law o f slavery . Tell me , if we shall * com e to yo u with oi^r bar e lives, havin g ; h-tt and'lost all else in ou r unequal 1 struggl e with th e slave power , will yo t *• recognize, slaver y a s law , an d surrende i >• ; us t o that powe r ' •» • I excused mysel f for comin g here, and V , for what, else migh t appea r intrusive , by ; referrin g t o th e fact that th e prisone r an d '- mos t o f \ou c colored peopl e once dwel t a iu m y ow n country , an d t o th e fact that l - loetlawin g hi m is outlawin g them , an d t o •s I th e d-e p interes t o f th e slave s o f m y :i\. countr y in this asylum , an d also to th e •< • contingen t interest, in i t o f th e America n \ abolitionists . An d now , if all this shall d fail to excis e m e for bein g here—niiy , if ^ ' all this s! all no t convinc e yo u that 1 a m \' : propert y here—the n mus t I ste p up , far •c up. abov e this lo w groun d o f apology . v ' • ;ux't in th e nam e o f ou r commo n liuman- hcntj- v elai.n th e righ t to b e here . The n n Ih e word; • Anderso n slave , exelt nil a me a la immediately preceding the Extradition Article, provide fir the suppression of the slave trade. A very incongruous group would be the three articles, if the third should be found to make provision in behalf of slavery. Were Ashburton I and Webster and their ratifying govern- surely would have done this so had the! ments, unselfish and sincere in the eighth alleged offenc been committed by your, and nine articles, then the tenth cannot Province. Had he been pursued here, j be against fugitive slaves. Fo r no men as he was in Missouri, by half a dozen ! were ever unselfish and sincere in their men avowing their purpose to kidnap opposition to the slave trade, who were him and reduce him to slavery, and had I at the same time in favor of replimging he. turned and killed one of thtra, your; the fugitive slave into the horrible pit courts, instead of convicting him, would j from which he had escaped, have honored him ; and had he turned} 3d. Had the treaty applied to fugitive and killed them all, then all your courts slaves, the British government would would have joined all your people in ex-1 never have ratified it. The attitude of alting him to a very high place in the j Great Britain toward slavery is of itself heaven of British heroes. As such case j sufficient to justify this remark. In en- your courts, had they been called on to [tire harmony with this attitude was the act, would have administered British j course of her government in the cose of law onlv. And. I ask, why did they not'the Creole. That course we referred to in the present case administer that on] Because, as they tell us, they had to be governed by the Ashburton treaty; and this treaty, they tell us, recognizes the law of slavery, and therefore requires the courts of Great Britain to conform to that law. And is this indeed the Ash- burton treaty ? Then fir the honor of! Gieat Britain let al thrown into a bonfire. If Great Britain did in that treaty bind herself to confoi the action of her courts to the law of American slavery, then did she bring up- on her fame a disgrace which all the blood of her most brilliant victory is in- sufficient to wash out. For what is American slavery? It is the superla- tive piracy, the matchless barbarism, of the copies of it be [The demand rest - - - l -r^.-. authorities* l and would not s<: few moments ago. In entire harmony with it was the course of her authorities a year after; in the case of the claim for the seven slaves who had escaped from; Florida, and who were demanded on the ground of their \ perpetration of a most wanton murder, and the commission of several acts of piracy and robbery.\— 1 on indictments.— er the less resisted it, uch as suffer the fu- gitives to be apprehended. In entire hannonv too with this attitude, was the tone of the debate in Parliament during the passage of tho bill for giving effect to the treaty. Said Lord Aberdeen : — \Some people had supposed that a fugi- tive slave might be delivered up under all earth;\ and its law is like unto it.— I this treaty. This, he must say, was a Let whoever would obtain the truest! most unfounded notion.\ Said Lord umped-iik.- p wei.tj AfVici ho t .i , kiana. l up , then hau'leM it- t o ' , n i ls t I. in I he word s o f Terrence , who , had also l>een a n ii:-\tfo«wi«Hj; uui pu/o.\ Then must I, ignoring ail conventionalisms, all State lines and national boundaries, full • back upon the unsurrendered right o( ; human brotherhood—the right, aye, the ; obligation of every man to be every I other man's keeper—that right, in the ; presence of which men are \ no more I strangers and foreigners to each other.\ ! 1 referred to theVact, that the law of I slavery had cyme to be administered in 1 this Province, k is not a tact, and la m I not therefore guiltless of slander in d. ; daring it? 1 have read the opinions of 1 i your Court of Qjeeus Bench in Ander — i m __ ' son's case, aud 1 find that this law is ad DI>N'/ WAIT.—John Foster, in his es- .ministered not only by., your inferior) say on \ Decision of Character'' savs:— \ magistracy, but by that Honorable Court' \ It is wonderful how even the appar- j itself! On reading them I'.could but ent casualties of life seem to bow to a (think with what surprise and grief they spirit that will not bow to thorn 1\ words.} w^ W be read in dear CM Enghtvnd. \\-h we wish all thoseyotnig men would ' *' * \\ i baffl.' | rK1 \ ll \' 1 ! theJasi 1 seed of Vi >av more . . - i i no mouth was smar J touched,} . ~ •t of him,; 1,-gs cou.d foxv, too,} .let', f.-.l in of its barbarous and barbarizing' character read the grand speech deliver- ed the last year by my eloquent friend Charles Sumner, in the Senate of the Unite d States . T confess m y azsrncn t a t finding your ( Chie f Justic e speakin g gravely—no t ironically bu t gravely—o f tiie jur y trial,} unde r th e directio n o f a judge , which} Anderso n will b e favored with o n his re- tur n t o th e F o :t h Doe s no t you r Chief 1 Justic e kno w tha t Anderso n will scarcely hav e se t foot within Missour i er e h e will be seized b y a mob , an d amids t fiendish exultation s b e burn t a t th e stake ? St . Loui s i s th e mos t civilized spo t in tha t State; nevertheless , even ther e it is though t prope r t o bur n a black man.— No t ver y man y year s ago , Mcintosh , black man , wa s burn t t o deat h city for stabbin g a whit e man . Ashburto n :— \ Besides, this questio n was now settled on perfectly fair grounds, namely, that a slave, once landing on ativ part of our dominions, could never beclaimed, nor his liberty be called in question.\ The Attorney-General said : —\H e begged to cail to remembrance what had occurred in the case of tlu Creole. In that case, the low ofiicers id' the Cro-.vn gave it as their opinion that the libertv of escaped slaves should be protected\ that we dare not give them up, that no law would tolerate such au act, and that the liberated slaves should be as safe in the Bahamas us in the Royal Exchange. That opinion was given when slaves were absolutely demanded as criminals, subject to the American law ; and the practical exposition of ou suetebody followed her mil in the light. Theu he caught her by the arm, both stopped, looking; each other full in .the free., • • • Mf*. J errit screamed, tarned paler that^tbe moonlight, and dropped her afterward dream.\ Sending my dogoub-by one of my hands to a mountain not far 'in* th e rear of the \Nest»\ aud going in my light boat .to the waters of tfie,, upper lake, I took my chances for lesser ^aine hammer. Mr. Smith Was scarcely less than old \Blue Moarrtain.\ Soon I astonished; !but recovering* himself, he heai-d the music of my dog far away said, ra*,her coolly, considering t.'ie oc-1 among tit* hills—nearer and nearer it j eaaion ; * •- | came—then splash, throwing foto^high.f ' above his heated flanks, came the largest deer that I haVe ever *»een, His white aritfew, already OirtoCitJae^v^teV'.few-ij Ypu.are out rather late to uigbjt, Jrflrs.,.Ferrit; allow me Ui see you home.\j Sb« ©oujd, not refuse hte arm,- and , — • ., _ ; . . wh ^ shes^w thatlie wis condnctii-j^cpngjilg h *bp-ve the b'ue waters, -Mdjio to his house,! iustea^ other own^,she bad. ao>.the power to say a word.©? nuA©, Use least resistance. The good lady's feelings, on being ibj-ought before Mrs. Smith, can be more easily imagined than described, fa* her fear and confusion she confessed aome bad iiojt..ageO; me o r my boat as we lay motionless on the laike^'and was swim- ming directly to%ar4a rae; T fet^him come to within a few rods befbr»I mo-r- ed an oar. Then I struck out for him ^ with a wiH, for I knew he mutt be the big buck of Blue Mountain. H e saw ponder wbo, instead of throwing thei selves into the work iof life, and doing a' mauly part, arc foreverwaiting for some- j thing to turn up. There' seerua to be altogether too many of this class of per- sons at tlie present day, and a sad sight they are. • Irresolute, indolent, doing nothing, waiti.ig for a.turn in the tide instead of breasting the waters like men in earnest. Ttieir province seems to be t owait; not to wait as hand maiden upon: her misti-esM^fcut Mtt*-ait in listlessneae and sbnhj, while the djlligent and persev- ering brush hf them, hasten on, and se- cure the prize. Give die the men, and I will write a commentary on the Bible that will nrft rieedany explanation—for mostcoramen- tjarj*s are . more troubleaome-than the Bible which they are designed t o explain, 't will put them, not in the sanctuary on' the'S£bbath, but at home, in the* street, in their neighborhood, in all the Intric*r cie* of business, everywhere ; andoo'.mat- ter wJiere they may be, ithey shall be a savor of Christ, sweet as the odor of blossoms. They shall be ^Ija^djfD^men. $j-a»jt,hav«. some flowers for eye/y 5 month, There is a very wide difference be- tween slavery's law and British law.— What British law is hi respect to slavery even your schoolboys kuow. I learned my school boy days from your Cur- ran—from mi/ Curran as well as yours —for we were one nation in his day.-r- IIe is my Curran on the same principle that my Washington and my Jefferson are go rs —they, as well as Curran, hav- ing; been born, and educated, pad fash- ioned—yes, fashioned too, I admit—un- deij British institutions. I lqve to recall the great and glowing words in which this splendid orator taught mo my youthful lesson • aud school-boyish tho' it may app'efti m rne,' ! I still love, though now ah old min, to warm ray heart by repeating : '• I speak in the spirit of the Bxftish Law,- whioh makes liberty com mqnsurate with and inseparable from the British soil; which proclaims to j,he stranger and'sojourner the first niomqat be'puts his foot on British earth that the ground he treads is holy, arid Jconsecra ted by the genius r ol uuive*fsal enianci pation. No matter in what hia^dtpa-. pjary have been jpimouriu T) no; matter what complexion ihcoiopatiMe that i law ou that occasion ought, he thought, ' to be taken as a perfect pledge of the Think not tlTat there are no good men i course which the government would in the slave States of my nation. In all} most undoubtedly pursue, shoid future of them there are many- good men and occasions arise.\ Auy fugitive taking more good women whose beautiful na-j refuge in this country could only be giv- tureond happy culture have saved them \ en up upon evidence that would justif, amidst all the depraving .influences of I bis committal in this country slavery., The people of the slave States 1 Palmerston said- \ \- \\*\\ *\ have not lost \all their good traits of\ ' character. Indeed in no other hands and that are aiwayafr^rant ind redolent [with freedom an Indian or m A^-icatt -' Ll L * \•'•'''•'- \*•*\• \~^ ~ **-^ 'sub way have burnt:upon bw;!uq,mat - ter in what disastroua battleliis $$$]$ noay have been cloven down; no m'Jftte with what aolemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of sfavefy^-the first momentl he touches tfce sacred soiL of Britoi« tb« alter and the gud aiak^to»; of blossom iaod fruit \GfiVe nw a hun- dred such men, and \ will d#«y tlWtefidel? world. I will take Item and bibd them ittto a living volume, and with them I wUl make the world Belive. It only takes about one man in a hundred years to make the world beliv*).— Beeeker* woutd such a horrid system as American slavery work less cruelly and less ruin! ously. By the way, your Judge McLean, whose opinion in the Anderson case is so welcome to my heart, is scarcely less ig- norant than your Chief Justice of Amer- ican abominations. Fo r his fancie, that our laws, though robbing our slaves of liberty and the puasuit of happineaa, do nevertheless prOt»c*:their lives. Many thousands of American slaves have been murdeped by their masters. But l hav« never heard of a aingle instance in. which the lawa have put one of the murderers to death. I do not believe that, previous to the last fifteen year*, there-ever was one case in which a white man in the slave State* suffered death under the laws for the murder, of any black man, Lord He understood that f the offence would not be deemed such by the law of England, the magistrate would not, be justified in delivering up the party, and'as the law of England did not acknowledge slavery, the act of a slave in resisting coercion would not be considered the orime it would beheld by the law of America.\ Lord Derby, (then Lord Stanley) suid—'-That no ex- tradition should take place, unless the act be a crime according to the laws of the place (not where the alleged offence was committed) where the fugitive may be.\ Nothing oau exceed in unreasonable- ness tho belief that the British govern- ment wonW have ratified the treaty, had it conatrued it to allow the recovery of a fugitive slave from Canada. A ship, with a Hag and in the name and authori- ty of the United States, or of any other nation, however strong, and enters wbat- goveramenfe intended to depart in :..- treaty freqa the law of' nationa in reep^.. to the surrender of fugitives from just •: All know that by this law the claim .. surrender are to be in cases not of ' . Crimea, but of what are held to caimee by the universal laws of all ized countries. £th. The treaty could not ha c. intanded to apply to fugitive slav. cause slavery is emphatically a r i.:. war. . All its victims are captiv war. ( No prisoners in an enemy' try have a clearer right thnn\:h make their escape at whatever c.v> to their enemies; and as they are most wronged of all prisoners, ; should be judged more lcnie.itly the others, under the charge o,' '.., done excessive and needless dan.a. obtain their liberty. By ail inter;,.. ,al law—by all the rules of w.o prisoner in au enemy's •vmntry ... his guard'in order to effect h'.s > s,- .. without making himself there , to bo reclaimed as a murdeiv what was Diggca, whom .not. said to have killed? What by h - • showing but one of the guard o 4 ' .V son's prison-house ? Oth. Your courts are ostoppfo applying the treaty by the fugit.v by the fket that they would mM 1 selves apply'it to them in any otb- than murder. The tf.eaty prov- I the surrender of persons charg-. ' robbery,\ a word which I will a- icludes all other 1 theft as well cs liich is accompanied with viob ••'•• Bnt suppose that one oh your f .1 ,laves had in his flight nelpcd ,1 . without leave to horses, boats, fv •': •lothing, would your courts have eal t. robbery and surrendered him ! N hey respond. But why not? •• i. cause he was a slave, and had th re', full right—both legal and moral—.u t. all he needed to make good his c -a The treaty further provides for tl, render of person? charged wit' ';\.. . . or the utterance of forged paper.\' many slaves have made their es ;> uttering forged paper—that is, V -s forged passes. And would your • surrender one of your lugitive .'a who stood charged with having r.^oi to this experiment? \No!'\ sry '.. •'not even if he had forged and u;. bank notes to the amount af mi V. But whr not I ''Because he v slave, and had full right to ge, hi mt of slavery by such deception. ' if he were charged with murde . courts would surrender him, V. ' another than a slave they -wo; 1 ' to be the crime of ro ! \ . forgery, they hold to be no crime ii i: But wliat in another than a slavj would hold to be murder, they w< hold to be murder in him also. A' ery other point than murder they • upon British law. But at that poi the very point where human peri, n need their steadfastness—they desert go over to slave law.. Whence this . tinction; they find no authority fo. ih the treaty. Either every part o , part of the Extradition Artide ap.l to the fugitive slave as well as to ob If some parts do not, then njo part But your courts are entirely 'f. admit that some pans do not--* at;.-! consistent with themselves they, be as ready to admit that none .!• I would need to say no inore-u. y cate the treaty from the prfrsLvfr;; terpretation put upo.i it by ybtfr c , ; had not your Court of Queen's B ; . put what seems to me to be\-%.ve y\ , row, entirely uncalled fo£,.and* ';: <•.-.. gratuitously cruel meaning u;r>u f- words in it. These words are-'- <. '•- o,' c.-im ! ..uili!y\ The courts ma^' refer wholly to the prooi\ of -the • —not at all to the.nature of the .. • To explain, the courts make_tl;eu. in the present cast, whatever it in.-. ,: in others, solely to the kind and a.-' >f the proof that the offence \va ted ; and assumes that the offer.c name and nature what it is hel •.;• < the State where it is alleged to Have „ coiom itted. To explain furthe\. court recognizes a two-fold allegkue be due from itself—one to British „ and the other to slave law ; 'bm 1^;. law, in respect only to the teclbo at of testimony, whilst to slave law ir pect to the very soul and substance tiie case. Alas, since it would d'v ^ . allegiance, why did it not aeccni great share of its obligations to i MJUS British law, and the small h,^ 'wicked slave law! True, tl is w have deprived the transaction of . • sent charming air qf chivalrou ^ com and boundless generosity to the v. and wishes of a foreign people. I won Id not this great loss on the o ie ,i, be abundantly recompensed by u.-;:<• on the other, af saving the•/ • laws and their own nation from dr ' Alas, too, since in this ma. ter the two laws, the court would di\ • I favors between poor Anderson ; 1 enemies, why, instead of giving lb • i to him and the kernel to them, did ;• give the kernel to him aud the hw-\ them? Why make a division s. trary to the beautiful genius a..d fill learnings of British law ' bond or free; and Td o not believe that j ever British port, and the slaves 09 there have been half a doeen cases dur- j bohrd of her become immediately free, iag the fifteen years. With whatimpu mty, had tbereifiire with what frequency, black men are murdered in those Suites Judge MoLean cannot fail to see in the light of the. fact, that thay are. not allow- ed to testify ag*mst white men. H e will see it, too, in the light,of the fur- («her do t that Ul« courts of the South J rt-M-with she people of the South, that avwry • «ft6not be mainUined unless the slaveholders are armed with absolute power over the person of the, slave.-—; . Judge McLean will permit n>ie t to com-, 1 mend to him the reading of judg e Buf-j But if tho law of slavery, when in cir- cumstances so imposing, 90 eymtm^- 1 ing, is ignored By British «uthw*lti«»» 1 bow absurd to suppose that the BnUsh government ia^ad^d, at the •«•*»** iflhL: Xdeloytbatthe treaty appl'tea to, fugitive i^iayes, peciiuse I djeny that there airTgood grouoos for believing that eith- er Ashburtou or Webster, or the BrUiah W these three woj'ds must be ta„. exoreaa but one of these two ide. will not obidct to their being tak express both) should not the nature offence be preferred to the proof <• offence] Taken for granted it n. have been by those who negotiated a those who ratified the treaty, that party called on to make the surne.i.. would require the proper kind and of proof to justify the apprehension p. commitment for trial. Brilo. s ;..'• Americans do not essentially differ f each other, nor do other civilized pcop in regard to the kind and amount o:\ ^ dence necessary for the final, and , less in regard co the %ind and am. necessary for only thejw-'ww- foe e p. of a charge. In this respect there no local standards. The laws of m dispose of this matter quite irrespect of State lines and national distinct •. But in reapectto the nature of th fence there are local standards. F. ; stance in the Southern half of my > try, it would be a high crime in m • • r < should they attempt to read the .1 and a high crime in millions shouio t.. t resUt the raviahar or murderer, an , \ high crime in millions -*M d they »*«•\ their claim to their wife &r «luld. (Tab€^^ ed,i ¥ vM *' ) -—All mnt*-^\\ 1 u P° n est»blisheu custom. U hlvvtobly w d sturdily res: teiiind'iaio'w-e known to fight for tl#. Sudices W)M> would never fight i-r thair country. I

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