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Indianapolis Indiana Free Democrat (Newspaper) - March 30, 1854, Indianapolis, Indiana A a i it. Quot Quot it. Tahil,.bditw iprapri�t0t.ilfdl�mpoiis the Buday March so 1864. Pm so Niichi Mihir to a it like Uit a a free iwo cry a. The will by furnished o subscribers atom a tour Ani fifty Ciui per copy for one year inva i Blyton id Tania re i. Any pm rss a procuring a club of six Baute Ozeite a men copy nits it. 07 our columns have been devoted so exclusively to the Nebraska question for a few weeks that. The Choge of one idealism might be preferred against us with Bome plausibility. But we find our exchanges generally Are equally guilty. It is an idea so important to the people Itiat we feel no inclination to apologise. We shall Endeavor How Ever to give More variety hereafter. In condition and Nebraska Bill has in ref erred it in the House to the a pm Mitt Eph of the whole on the state of the Union. This is an indication Adverse to the Bill at least ii friends so regard it it a bust Iio be discussed re gag cannot easily be applied. Unless taken up out of its order it cannot be reached probably for some months As some fifty Bills have precedence. This will give time for discussion both in and out of Congress. It was the into tation of the friends of the Bill to have had it referred to the committee on territories by whom it would have been immediately reported Back and its passage would then have be a i urn a in hot haste fortunately this design pm frustrated. The Prospect now is More favourable to the defeat of the �11. Some of the Southern representatives have taken ground against it. The elections Are Advent. In new Hampshire a majority of the legislature has been elected by coalitions bet a whigs and the free democracy and a majority of the democrats elected ate pledged against the Nebraska measure. The people too Are speaking out in Thunder tones All through the free states democrats As Well As free spoilers and a whigs. A Large meeting of democrats was held at Cincinnati a few Days since the Call for which was signed by one thousand democrats headed by Hon. J. J. Faran former editor of the enquirer. These meetings have an influence and we Hope sufficient to defeat the Bill. Tet let no of flatter himself that there is no danger. The administration has the Power to control Many votes. The number that May be controlled will depend somewhat upon the people. Let them continue to speak i by Public meetings and petitions and All May Safe. Otherwise the Bill May pass. In so far the drumming of Abii lotion and whig editors have entirely failed to Aromise the indignation of the people against the Nebraska Bill. There is a great meetings Are called they Are Only attended by a few crazy a a Quot democrats Are unwilling to distract by uniting with whig Gery and abolitionism to oppose the president of their choices the platform and principles of the party the inaugural address and the known policy of the administration.&Quot-f<sen<tne/. A great Calm Quot i Quot crazy fanatics Quot i Quot the known policy of the administration Quot 1 truth All truth. The Sentinel is always truthful. Quot great Calm Quot now a distressing Calm to the Sentinel folks for they have been in trepidation for some time they become More and More agitated As the Quot Calm Quot deepens. Do you fancy it the Calm that precedes the Tornado or the earthquake neighbor ? Why so alarmed do you hear the Rumming in the distance do you fancy a Hale Tornado has actually the Granite Hills Quot Way Down East Quot the threatens to sweep Over the whole land ? or is. It the ravings of the one thousand democratic Quot crazy fanatics Quot that signed a Call in the Cincinnati enquirer for a general gathering of the Quot fanatics Quot of the Genus Democrat of that City or is it the insane denunciations of that general gathering whatever it May be we Hope our neighbor will strive to quiet his nerves and be no longer agitated. But the Nebraska measure is Quot the known policy of the Well Sentinel will adhere to this. We have no doubt it is Trp yet it will be denied. It has already been dried. It was denied in the canvass in new Hamaj Ihire and if the Bill should sleep six months in the committee of the whole As its friends now expect it will if not longer the Sentinel we fear will deny that it was Ever the policy of the administration. Itin this the Nebraska question they the democrats have spoken yet whig Gery is waiting. What an excuse can t you find a better one for. Your allies or. Vaile ? a Sentinel. The democrats have spoken he Well How have they spoken ? like the Sentinel How did the democratic state convention of Connecticut Sak ? How did tie Denio rats of the Massachusetts legislature speak ? How did the democratic Legislatures of the democratic states of Maine and Wisconsin is a How did the one thousand democrats headed by Jas. J. Farran who signed the Call for the anti Nebraska democratic meeting in Cincinnati speak ? and How did that Large meeting of democrats itself speak and How has. The democracy of new Hampshire spoken a majority of whose democratic members of the legislature Are pledged to vote for no Man for senator a who is in favor of the repeal of the Missouri Compromise Wii the Sentinel answer and or. Sentinel where have your democratic meetings in held in favor of Douglas s Bill can you Tell 08? a. A Quot a Fifthe abolitionists who style themselves free democrats Are at least sensible in their proves sign if not in practice. They know they unpopularity that their odious and Union destroying Era Sciples will deter honest men acting with them Veyer much they May be opposed to i so speak eth the state Sentinel. Free democrats / that they Are unpopular with politicians but not with honest men not with the eople. Door neighbors want proof will they try the comparative popularity of the free and the Hunker a in Cracy it tested. Let the chairman. Of the democratic state Central committee Call a v state Nebraska convention or a similar Ine eting for Marion county and the chairman of the Fri i democratic executive committee Call an anti Nebraska state or county convention and the latter will be attended by More than twice the number thei Oriner will a you Don t believe it neighbor mate a trial. Though As is your custom you mis a rented the late convention there were not we ii Dmit free spoilers out As there should a have Burlhis was not of so much by the belief that honest men Quot would not unite it with them As that i bought to influence the ,, ,.and it was believed of democracy could be. Induced to come of the object would be better gained. But we think this an error believe the opinions of honest men boldly expressed will deter even of a Uch men As Douglqw and Pettit sometimes from wrong action. By the state Sentinel it of a Iju a i chg Atole on Quot to in which it gives the Fol Lowic publish to Day Ai friends of the Nebraska Bill Are i tribulation ton Corres Quot pendent of the journal of Emmeree a. Paper specially favourable to tie Bill bewail its Fate in this a Wise Nebraska Bill is Defeated in the j House. It is consigned to the Tomb of All the Cape lets the Cammi Liee of the whole on the ate of the Quot Union. It Vas known some weeks a that the Fate of the Bill was sealed for that some were ��?�ii4>861etoit,but it would Aid its open opponents in consigning it to the grave of the committee of the whole. It. Had been whispered for some Days that mrs Cuta a purposes. The Bill can know endorsement an Roble communication signed Quot Switzerland on the slavery question. The writer is an anti slavery Roan yet Many of his views Are eminently just and conservative. Read we regret our limits do not permit us to copy the whole article of the Sentinel s Quot anti slavery Man Quot but we can Only give some of Quot his views Quot so Quot eminently just and the writer deprecated Quot slave agitation Quot but does not expect it will cease till slavery ceases. He is Quot opposed to the in it ution of slavery in the abstract but looks upon the remedy by the abolitionists As much worse than the it disease. Slavery is a curse to the White race but not to the Black the immediate abolition of slavery would be Quot the greatest possible curse both to the master and the such an event would throw White men both in this country and Europe out of employment and ruin them. Wheat in the valleys of the Ohio Mississippi and Missouri would not be Worth forty cents a Bushel nor Corn Twenty nor Hay $5 per ton. Pork beef potatoes <fec., would be reduced in pric in proportion. Manchester and Lowell would be ruined and Quot the commercial relations of the whole world would be universally convulsed. And general bankruptcy and ruin would spread far and wide Over european and american manufactures and but these dire calamities can to averted. Quot Switzerland Quot has found out the remedy and the Sentinel the Organ of Indiana democracy deems it Quot eminently just and the remedy is fully developed in the following extracts Quot we have no Faith in any of the great medicines prescribed by abolitionism for the cure of this evil. To our mind the remedy lies mainly in a Quarter never yet discussed and scarcely Ever alluded to. It is doubtless the will and design of go a a that the colonization society should Send to Africa a sufficient number of american coloured men and women to Plant that continent with the seed of civil action and to permanently establish there christianity and civil Liberty. But the number of negroes sent from the states to Africa by the colonization society and by All other Means in All time past and future compared with the millions left make but a drop from the bucket and have had and can have not one particle of influence upon any question involving the final end of american slavery which can and will be abolished by the slow process of what May be called the War of blood. The following paragraph which is a oing the rounds of the papers taken from the Cincinnati Gazette of february 21st, is apropos Quot emancipation of slaves in the court of common pleas on monday or. Charles e. Stewart of Wood Ville Mississippi appeared and presented for record deeds of emancipation for three slaves who were with him. One of them was so fair complexioned and Well dressed that he might readily have been taken for a master instead of a slave. The deeds were ordered to record by judge Carter Quot Here is an instance where the White blood has destroyed the Black. Recently two slaves in Virginia in Petersburgh if we remember correctly being White sued for their Liberty upon the ground that they had less than one fourth of negro blood in their veins. The court did not deny the Justice of their claims but decided against them upon the ground that a decision in their favor would free one fourth of All the slaves in Virginia thus the Anglo Saxon blood in this War has already subdued the african in Twenty five per cent of the slaves of Virginia and made them White men though slaves while among the remaining seventy five per cent there is not probably More than ten per cent of pure Black blood so that in two generations from this time More than one half the slaves of Virginia will be White. What is True of Virginia in regard to this matter is True also of Maryland Delaware and Kentucky four states in All. In Othel states the same War of extermination is going on with the same vigor and has attacked probably More than one half of All the Black blood in the Union both free and slave. Judging from what has been and is in the Progress of this a there can be no doubt that the entire Black blood Bond and free will be eventually subdued routed and dispersed in less than one Century from this time and the african blood on this continent will cease and of course african slavery with it. Whoever has travelled on the steamboats upon tile Southern and Western Waters and visited the hotels and Barber shops where the coloured race Quot do most congregate Quot for employment As Cooks waiters Barbers. &c., and Haslid his eyes wide open must have observed that nine out of ten of these coloured jackies Are not of pure Black blood. Many of them Are quite White and three quarters of them Are one half White blood or More. And it is to be observed that these mulattoes Are All the offspring of regresses by White men so that every amalgamation of blood is a Victory of the White Over the Black destroying at every blow fifty per cent of the Blacks which is replaced with White. Quot this is the True complexion of the question to which fanatics As Well As statesmen May As Well make up their minds first As last. Admitting the position we have assumed to be undeniably Correct and it Cani of be denied what is the use of this slavery agitation ? a a a a let us then have silence and peace on this question Between the North and the South and leave its settlement not to a War of words or a bloody War but to the War of blood which in due time will do its work without angry discussion and without danger to the stability of the Union a which win do its work silently slowly and surely without disturbing abruptly and ruinous by the great relations of agriculture manufactures Commerce or of capital and some time since the editor of the Sentinel argued that slavery was a divine institution. We then said that to be consistent or. Brown must justify polygamy and concubinage also but we really did not then expect to see him do it so soon and so Unble Shingle in the face of a Christian Community although the legitimate consequence of his theology. In his controversies with the free Democrat or. Brown has objected to the doctrines of the Quot abolitionists Quot a the doctrine of Equality of rights civil religious and political because it would Lead to. The amalgamation of the two races a result much to be deprecated. But it now seems that his objection is not to amalgamation of the races but to a in circumstances under which it takes place. The most Ultra a abolition fanatics Quot As the Sentinel is in the habit of calling them do not tolerate amalgamation under any circumstances and we uld tolerate it Only is the result of the marriage relation. Not so with Quot Switzerland Quot and the Sentinel men. For the very benevolent purpose of the ultimate abolition of slavery they would have the marriage relation disregarded they would give a Loose rein to licentiousness make the female slaves of the plantations the victims of the lusts of their owner and his overseers that an improved race of human cattle inny be bred for the markets a race which by this con continued bleaching process or by this continued Quot War of blood Quot so earnestly recon intended May Multi ornately be prepared to Rise from the dignity of Mere brutes to that of human beings. This is a new method of saving the Union and preserving Quot the great relations of agriculture manufactures Commerce or of capital with these gentlemen this Musiy be a matter of taste purely. If so it does not admit of discussion. This method of abolition May suit Oboth the taste and morals of Quot Switzerland Quot and his in dormers or the state Sentinel. Be this As it May it is pretty certain that their abolitionism will meet the approbation of every libertine in the slave holding states and in every nominally free state in which the Laws prevent coloured persons from testifying against White persons for it seems Jat these philanthropists expect Quot in the Progress of this War Quot Quot that the entire Black blood Bond and free will be eventually subdued routed and whats Sll we have next Quot Here in the Christian City of Indianapolis with its score of churches the divinity of slavery has been proclaimed and now in this same City of Church going people a great system of licentiousness is Unble Shingle advocated in the columns of an influential p8i>�ir, the Siste Organ of the dominant political stale a Kyj the editors thereof pm Ino Unm scheme a Quot eminently just arid Conj yes our neighbors who Are Contin dually rating about the infidelity and in morality of a Quot fanatical abolitionism Quot recommend i Kurtly Plantation shall be conv cd into a Brothel. Chastity shall be disregarded the morals of youth corrupted and All the evils licentiousness inflicts upon Community shall be tolerated that this War of blood May be waged in order to Whiten the slave sufficiently to fit him for emancipation. Do we misrepresent read the communication and see if it Means less than we have expressed. Do we or in saying the Sentinel approves it we hold an editor responsible for everything his correspondent write if he gives it no endorsement. But the editors of the Sentinel read this communication they pronounced it an Quot Able Quot one and Many of its. Views Quot eminently just and these Quot views Quot All tend to one Point and Are summed up in the writers own words thus Quot let us have silence and peace on this question Between the North and South and leave its settlement not to a War of words or a bloody War but to the War of blood Quot to Quot leave the settlement to the War of blood Quot is what messes. Brown and Torbett pronounce Quot eminently just and More infamous sentiments than this communication contains we have never seen in print we have never read or heard before such a blushing advocacy of immorality. It would almost seem than in a Community entertaining any regard for virtue the authors and endorsers of such sentiments would be consigned to infamy. Hon. James h. . Lane publishes a letter in the Sentinel in which he says he cannot vote for the Nebraska Bill As it passed the Senate. He objects to the Clayton amendment Dis franchising the Quot descendants of de Kalb Lafayette Pulaski Steuben if this were struck out and the provision in the original Bill referring to foreigners restored and if the Homestead Bill should pass his fears of slavery being extended into the territories of Nebr a and Kansas would to a considerable extent be he says Quot the question would then resolve itself into this How far shall we go to humor our Southern friends and what effect will the repeal of the Missouri Compromise restriction have upon the slavery agitation Quot and upon this he intimates that he shall speak shortly in the House. A the web Rask Bill under this heading the Richmond a enquirer says Quot the single aim of the Nebraska Bill is to establish the principle of Federal non intervention in regard to slavery. How then can this Bill consistently assert the Power of the 7ederal government to annul a Law which prevailing Over the territory at the period of its acquisition sanctions and establishes slavery yet this is precisely what one provision of the Bill undertakes to accomplish. Before the enactment of the Missouri restriction slavery existed in All the territory comprehended within the Louisiana Purchase by virtue of the local Law of the Colony. The effect of the enactment of 1820 was to repeal this Law and the Legal effect of the repeal of the restriction would be to revive the Law recognizing and establishing slavery within the limits of the French Purchase. In order to disarm opposition tie Senate agreed to surrender the advantage which by this operation the South would acquire and accordingly on motion of or. Badger the Bill was encumbered with a provision against the revival of the old French Law establishing slavery. Now we ask if this provision be not inconsistent with the intent and character of the Bill ? the object of the Bill is to assert the doctrine of Federal non intervention and to facilitate its passage the friends of the Bill attach to it an amendment by which Congress intervenes to arrest the operation of a Law which would Stabli slavery in the territories of Kansas and Nebras p. What is the value of the principle of the Bill if it do not deny to Congress the Power to legislate in respect to slavery in the territories it is perfectly Manifest that the amendment of or. Badger neutralizes and destroys the effect of the principle which the Bill is meant to this discloses the object of the South. The non intervention ,is to abolish Freedom and to sustain slavery. It is intervention Quot to annul a Law which prevailing Over the territory at the period of its acquisition sanctions and establishes slavery Quot yet it is non intervention to repeal a Law guaranteeing Freedom and thereby revive the Law of slavery. This is the doctrine of the South it is intervention for slavery and nothing else the assertion of government officials who control presses to the contrary notwithstanding and hence their remonstrances against or. Badger s amendment and should it be retained. Southern members May help defeat the Bill though they will claim should it pass that the amendment they have the right notwithstanding to take their property in human Bones and sinews and immortal souls to the territories. The higher Law of . Butler of South Carolina in discussing the Nebraska Bill said Quot the Only possible Way by which the South can indemnify itself for its concessions to the anti slavery fanaticism is by the acquisition of additional slave territory. It is Idle and absurd to dream of converting one foot of soil now in Possession to the use of slavery. We May talk As touch As we please of non intervention and the rights of the South but while the spirit of abolition presides Over the courts of Justice and Halls of legislation slavery must be Content with its present Domain. The South is powerless and cannot exact respect for its rights. The North is in the ascendant and May impose upon slavery whatsoever restriction or Burden it May choose. If we would restore to the South its proper position in the confederacy and the Means of protecting its constitutional rights we must reinforce the Power of slavery As an element of political control. And this can Only be done by the annexation of Cuba. In no other direction is there a Chance for the aggrandizement of slavery. Quot if we contemplate the alternative of the dissolution of the Union by the mad spirit of abolition the necessity for the acquisition of Cuba As a support to the South becomes even More Manifest and urgent. With cd in the possess Jon of an hostile interest Southern slavery would be exposed to an assault which it could neither resist nor endure. With Cuba As a member of the great Southern confederacy slavery might bid Defiance to its enemies. Quot there is another consideration which makes the annexation of Cuba a matter of the Hij Hest concern to the states of the Outh. The intrigues of great Britain for the abolition of slavery in the Island Are pursued with a Zeal and Energy which cannot fail of Success unless the United states interpose to prevent the consummation. The Only effectual Mode by which this May be done is by the Transfer of the Island to the Dominion of the states. If this done we May defeat the British scheme of a Black Republic on the Borders of the _ Crothe local of the journal Speaks of Hays s Panorama which was exhibited in this City on three evenings As follows in which we concur Quot hats s Panoha of Uncle Tom s Panorama the work of a fio Osier artist or. Hays of county is one of a eat Merit of execution and absorbing interest. The artist unlike the dramatists who Haye adapted it the work to the stage has adhered to tie letter of . Stowe s world renowned Book and caught the spirit of the composition his estimate of her characters is excellent an will be acknowledged to be so by every person w to sees the Panorama. The artist used the Best of materials in painting it and the result is not a rough unsightly painting like some that Are going the rounds now a Days but a finished wok of Art that the Eye studies with Delight. Quot or. Hays is certainly an artist of great ability and has produced a work which while it adds to his reputation As a Painter we Hope May remunerate him in a pecuniary Point of View for the Many months he spent on free Deho Batio Lenoite of Monroe we Are requested to say that the sixth quarterly meeting of the free democratic league of Monroe county will be held in the court House in Bloomington on saturday the first Day of april at one o clock. A punctual attendance of the member is earnestly requested. Citizens generally Are specially invited to attend. The we have and Mittell to a a or cold Nils we he some re tic Tance. We Uit Licu la Wui Albu Duluca Lolma Quot a a Quot a a a Quot have double Wyeth to fax employment of such language even if it Eress the truth does any Good but having speech Tif or. Pettit one Nea-a8kiyii3estiou, and his tirade against the remonstrance of the new England clergy or rather against remit on we have yielded to the request to give place to this expression of opinion of one who has read wat the Jhun. ? senator said on these Pointa and will let the Reader judge of its appropriateness. For the ii Diapa free Democrat. To John Pettit Al Ling in englith join Little a a at Spetch in the u. S. Senate in favor 0j Douf Leniu Bill. Inv High speech a horrid Teriet of Dii Bolseal sentiments reaches its Climax in the repetition to of the assertion of John c Calhoun that the Deela tation of Independence is a Humbug or As senator Little has it Quot a self Xvi Dent let those who Clain for you a statesman s Fame speak of the Quwei Misnomer of your name names Are not accidents i hold it True. With due and for proof Mark Yon your name Means yet i own Yon a great a giant scoundrels that s past All debate the Quot Louie giant you assume to follow in satan s service Yoa Havo beat All hollow a mightier miscreant Earth never saw voided by chaos against nature s Law All this i needs must own is. True enough but then True greatness comes of different stuff. Hugeness is greatness in an elephant. But something More than Hulu in Man we want the Anaconda or the Boa Constrictor each in his sphere is owned a lord and Victor yet to make these the measure of a Man Neer fell in god and nature s Wiser plan. What is a Man devoid of heart or soul conscience or guiding principles to control How High 800 or his state whate or his name. He s a vile wrote in creation s blot and shame and such Art thou if causes yet reveal the sure effects Uliey never did conceal a Brawny blustering demagogue like Danton but the True Frenchman s better nature wanting such Art thou Pettit and hence after All. The loathing world must bold thee very Small thus have i shown thy name Bese Emeth thee. For thou Art Quot mighty Little Quot q. E. D. God help our country when such things As thou May stamp their Signet on her sullied brow god help poor Indiana in her woes and Aid her dire Ful and Earnest throes to cast the i hideous monster from her breast the rampant Devil by which she s possess de foe. John j. Deming s reply to j. A. Litton. For the Indiana free Democrat. Or. Vaile Siv a in your paper of the i6ih inst., i observe that you copy from the Sentinel an article Over the signature of j. A. Liston in reply to the statement of John Freeman regarding certain particulars in connection with his confinement in f Rison under the provisions of the fugitive slave a. In that article the writer takes the Liberty of reflecting severely upon me for my Agency m presenting that statement before the Public. From his free use of epithets we might infer that in his judgment it was a High offence to show an act of kindness toward the Man whom he did not succeed in transferring from Freedom to slavery. An intelligent Public Nave embraced a contrary opinion and it is proper that or. Should know that a general sentiment of kindness and sympathy pervades this Community in behalf of the Man who has been subjected to Long imprisonment and the loss of his property to his right to Liberty. This thing was not Quot done in a Corner Quot but has obtained very general publicity and i know the people Are becoming More enlightened by every such Case As to the oppressions which Are being constantly Practised upon innocent men under the provisions of that same fugitive slave Law hence there is no special occasion for me to present a formal defence of my conduct in the matter. It is Well furnished in your editorial remarks and abundantly supplied by the gratuitous expression of the Public mind. It was not my design to Quot a Aluminate Quot or. L., nor am i yet persuaded that i have done so by reducing Freeman s words to writing. He and Freeman May attend to that and the friends of Freedom will make up a Correct verdict undoubtedly on Reading their statements respectively and the backing furnished Quot by request on the part of the claimant s counsel. I do not undo stand that opprobrious terms and charges of falsehood without proof constitute any part of an argument or a dignified defence As at All becoming the counsel of a slave Hunter or a kidnapper. And although it May be Quot heart rending Quot and a Quot deadly sorrow Quot for counsel to feel constrained by theft rce of circumstances to resort to such Means to make out a lame defence against the simple statement of a modest a pretending coloured Man yet the event May probably prove that his object has entirely failed. It is quite natural to expect the employ mint of hard names under the circumstances but the question is will it pay will an enlightened Community who really feel it to be Quot heart rending Quot to sea an innocent Man torn from Hii family incarcerated in a loathsome prison his property wasted and his Liberty put in jeopardy be induced to change their sentiments by witnessing the use of such a tirade of contumely and personal abuse i suppose not. And if i have subjected myself in the opinion of counsel to the charge of falsehood Quot babbling fool Quot and Quot foul Knave Quot i certainly feel no inclination to get angry about it As i am in such excellent company almost the entire Community so far a i am informed standing in the same category with myself. If the Law As stated by the commissioner be Correct then May Grod have mercy on the coloured race free and slave for they have none to expect in his court. When it is Well known How cheaply evidence of the identity of a coloured Man can be obtained and it being now understood How witnesses May qualify themselves by examining the bodies of men before trial with the $10 fee impending the Chance is Small for any one claimed to escape from hopeless bondage. But i will drop the subject Here. Let thoughtful men Ponder upon this state of affairs and inquire is there no remedy i Promise not to appear again in print upon this subject. I have no ambition to present myself in Type and regret the present necessity for doing so. The publication of my note accompanying Freeman s statement was not anticipated by me but As it has so happened and the attack upon my character and motives has appeared in the Sentinel i cheerfully submit the whole matter to the judgment of an impartial Public. John j. Deming. Lest we might be thought to be doing judge Deming injustice we insert the above Butas John Freeman has Over his own signature avowed the statement we deem its publication by no Means necessary and besides the question of veracity Between messes. Liston and Freeman so deeply interests the Public that judge d. Is entirely overlooked in this matter not for a moment thought of and will not be Ditill this exciting question is de it cited _ Hays s Panorama of Uncle Tom a excellent pm inting will be exhibited at Franklin on the last of this week. Notice of the time will be Given in hand Bills. We Hope the people of Franklin and Vicinity will Avail themselves of the Opportunity to witness the exhibition. Aunitta s were furnished by or. Dunn auditor of. State some two or three weeks since with a copy of his report from which we intended Ere this to have gleaned some items to Lay before our readers but we have beep so engaged As not to be Able to do so. We shall Endeavor tool soon in we promised last week to give in this number some portion of or. Pettit s speech on the remonstrance of the new England clergy but we think the speech on the Nebraska Bill enough for this . _ the reverse of is at present an inmate of the City infirmary a German who was formerly a professor in one of the. Learned German colleges and who also at one time a distinguished lutheran minister. He is now engaged in preparing a volume of poems his own writings portions of which have been read by several German scholars and pronounced by them As possessing great ability and displaying much Talent and profound learning. The present destitute condition of the professor was caused by enquirer. Struck by the Thunder storm at Richmond ya., on thursday last the tobacco factory of or. John Walker and the factory of or. Sizer were both struck by lightning and considerably injured. Or. and All the hands at work to his factory were severely showed. T��zms., r Quot a a t exhibition of we Are far half a a Spanon it witness Triece Xii this be of Wiful Hanoi a for although w4 from re go a Rydingi it aha faultless we we uld be in Joist to our own con inti oils if we refused so to designate it. In Many respects it is truly Fine and Well calculated to impress upon the mind of the observer the rapid and painful transition of slave life. The passage is but Short though eventful that conducts the victim of so ii the in slavery North to Freedom or South still farther to an oppression More severe and the final Good where master and slave at last meet on. Equal term in the grave. Or. Hays has very Well Setfa rth both paths and in their incidents presents us with Many a scene that awakens our sympathies and Calls Forth our admiration. His figures Are very Well drawn True to the original and to nature and of course impress us with the varied passions and emotions of the actors in the infernal tra Oudt of Chujian chattel Isu As it May to seen in the fairest portion of our own free and fair land. The general effect of the whole is truthful and salutary add will not fail to leave behind it a Mark not to be erased by the interested efforts of interested politicians. But regarded merely As a work of Art we do not think this Panorama by any Means faultless. But while we cannot Grant that it fully fills the measure of the original work it nevertheless embodies Many of its most striking features. The artist seems to Lack in some degree the Nice appreciation of details pertaining to his Art so necessary to its highest effect and hence gives us Little besides the personages of the drama which As already observed Are excellent. This want of details the natural filling in of every Story of life whether in the Cabin or the Variara is always More or less present often not disagreeable so but always perceptibly so. His night skies and landscapes Are the worst parts of the performance and some of them had in our opinion better been left out altogether. To this remark to make one exception Quot the flight of Cassy and Emeline Quot is decidedly a striking and to us impressive View. We know it is both True and Beautiful and must regard it As an indication of the ability of the artist to improve upon his less perfect endeavours. It is a matter of regret that the Young artist was so poorly patronized Here. There were but few present to see or to appreciate its merits or its defects and we Felt that there was some Justice in the remarks of the exhibitor. When he said Quot that the majority of the people of this City had no appreciation of Good painting especially if the production of native but at the same time we remembered that the million humbugs by which they Are annually cheated out of thousands of dollars by Means not More honest than those for the use of which Many a fellow is under the statute sentenced to confinement in the Penitentiary of the state is for them an ample apology. We sincerely Hope that or. Hays will As he deserves receive a Liberal patronage for his work merits it. last thursday night about 11 o clock the Carpenter shop of or. Francis on Ohio Street a few rods East of Illinois Street was discovered to be on fire. The fire companies were soon upon the ground and with great difficulty partially succeeded in preventing the spread of the fire to the surrounding buildings. A Board Kiln near the shop belonging to or. T. Records was totally destroyed and the dwelling House and furniture of or. P. Sponable just across the Alley was damaged to the amount of $500 or $600. The loss of or. Francis consisting of tools and ready made work was about $500. That of or. Records about $200. Or. King a Carpenter working in the shop of or. Francis lost in tools and work about $50. There was no insurance on any of the above with the exception of the dwelling of or Sponable which was insured we understand to its full value. The fire is supposed to have been the work of an incendiary. Riot on the Centra. R. wednesday night last As the train coming West stopped at Centreville a party of irishmen who had been at work on the Road and discharged got on the cars with the intention of going to Knightstown. When the conductor applied to them for their fare they refused saying they were entitled to a free ride. On arriving at Cambridge another party of irishmen got on swelling their number to about fifty. The conductor finding he could not collect any fare from them determined either to put them out by Force or compel them to pay in which some of the passengers volunteered to assist. And accordingly they had a regular pitched Battle. The conductor succeeded in putting a portion of them out and compelling the balance to pay. Brick bats were freely used and some shots fired into the cars but no one was seriously injured. Of runaway of teams on the streets Are of frequent occurrence now a Days endangering the lives of the Street passengers and frequently breaking Down the Trees on the Side walks. Cannot something be done by the City fathers to prevent this carelessness on the part of teamsters ? atthe town clock is being fitted up on the cupola of Roberts Chapel and when finished will be an ornament to the Church and a guide to the pedestrian who May be so unfortunate As to be minus a watch. Tithe state House Yard is being improved by the planting of additional shrubbery and cutting out of numerous walks in the Yard so that persons May travel through the grounds without trampling Down the grass. D a family of Irish who were stopping temporarily in a House on Illinois Street belonging to or. A. Louden got into a Row on tuesday night last when on complaint the marshal arrested the party and conveyed them to the lock up. Of Quot Small pox or Vario Loid has made its appearance in the Asylum for the deaf and dumb near this City. The trustees of the institution have issued the following circular to the parents of the children in reference to it institution for the deaf and dumb Indianapolis March 24,1854. There having appeared among a few of the pupils of this institution the disease commonly called Small pox or Vario Loid but in its Mildest form we Deeni it our duty to inform you thereof least you might hear exaggerated rumours in regard to the same and feel alarm for the safety of your child which the real nature of the Case does not warrant. At Liis time there Are but about nine complaining and but six who Are known to have the disease. They Are All passing quietly through its stages under the care of or. Dunlap physician to the Asylum aided by competent and faithful nurses and attendants who have had the disease themselves and know How to treat it As Well As How to sympathise with those who have it. We therefore assure you of our conviction that you need feel no great apprehension for your child As every precaution has been and will be taken to prevent the spread of the disease and that Siose who have it will be cared for in the most affectionate manner and far More successfully than they could be in any other place whatever. Feel therefore no alarm or panic and do not think of removing your child from the institution As it would cause unnecessary fears in your family and neighbourhood and might be the Means of spreading the disease. Those who have manifested apy symptoms of the disease have been separated of Tom the other pupils and placed in a Large room in the fourth Story. The room is comfortable Well ventilated and entirely separated from the other parts of the House so that to Nero is no danger of communicating the disease to any others. Consider Ling the mildness in which the disease has Maniff sted itself there is in our opinion very Little danger of any fatal result. And those who have not the disease Are not now exposed to it and Are safer Here an they would be to remove them from the Asylum a. A Quot a a it f leave been a of a re Fpo Panapolis Bate Tii uits spreading us Quot Retto it were not allow a was. But i do Sta or so a ral Mon Radie Ca of so la Oxton or aution Wau to pre the pupils Fth i is Tittio visit Plas Walji the ,.,. Natolny mme to in Days Vigo it woman unknown tip the office of a As Liim la Rought her Chad int the Yard of the institution when it had Thi pox and a number of the girls went Down to see the child and thus the disease was brought into the Asylum. The school will be continued As usual the superintendent teachers and All the attendants remaining at their posts Quot performing their accustomed duties As formerly. In Cash of your child being to Ken with the disease you will of course be particularly notified by the superintendent and of the Progress of his or her ease from time to time. Ivery truly yours we. J. Brown 1 Jutnas Nikolai i Jas. P. Drake a wide. John s. Spank Livingston Dunlap physician. Cincinna11 correspondence. Cincinnati. March 27,1854. Editor of free Democrat a Cincinnati at present wears a Busy bustling Spang like ask it. The swollen Ohio has subsided into its proper limits but leaving sufficient depth of water in the Channel to Subserve All the purposes of Trade. Heavily Laden steamboats crowd , bearing their full complements of emigrants Westward and of merchants eastward. The hotel s Are crowded with country merchants who sure laying in their Spring Stock of goods and on Pearl and other of them St business streets walks Are obstructed by huge piles of boxes awaiting transhipment. The. Theatre aided by Julia Dean s matchless acting nightly draws crowded houses and pne horse shows of All kinds flourish in full a tide of a recess Ful operation. In political matters the Nebr a question and the a ppr Achi municipal elect Iii occupy and Divide Public Amnion. The latest demonstration in the former Case was the Demok cratic anti Nebraska meeting on Friday night last. This was a meeting gotten up entirely. Quot old line Quot democrats speeches were made by Chas. Reem Elin and judge Hoadley and a series of resolutions passed unequivocally condemning the Nebraska Bill and the support Given it by a up called democratic administration. A Resolution was offered by t. J. Gallagher condemning the objectionable features of the Nebraska Bill Quot but screening the administration from All blame in the matter Quot even by Impi cation Quot but Slaid upon the table by unanimous the daily enquirer with its characteristic truthfulness and honesty represents the meeting As being Small in numbers and void of All enthusiasm in a word a failure i was not there myself but from the representations of a the other daily papers and of persons who were pro put this is an a a mitigate a slander. While the meeting was in session a note of greeting was sent Iti from a convention of German reformers comprising delegates from More than thirty counties in Ohio expressing Tbs in Hearty sympathy with the objects of the meeting. Our municipal election comes off on next monday. As is always the Case where fat offices Are to be filled it will be a sufficiently animated contest yet the Quot common school que Stion Quot which was so exciting a feature of the election last Spring having been definitely settled by the decisive vote on that occasion and there comparatively few officers to elect it excites but Little interest except among the partisans of the respective candidates. A motion was made in the dem cratic caucus to leave the nomination of candidates to popular vote but it was overruled by. The wire workers and in consequence we have Alist of candidates presented under the usual heading of Quot regular democratic the project of relieving our principal thoroughfares of their annoying plethora of vehicle by Lay ingrown Railroad tracks through them has for some time past been a prominent subject of discussion Here. The matter was brought before the City Council some weeks since by a petition from a company Here for a charter for that purpose. It was referred to a committee which on it Welc made a report in favor of granting the petition and giving their reasons at length for it. What the result will be is yet Uncertain but the probabilities Are that the Days of omnibuses Are numbered and that in a very few years one can go from the Brighton House to the limits of Fulton or almost anywhere else in the City he May wish on the smooth track of a Railroad and without the jolting he now gets Over the rough boulders. W. Report of the undersigned committee appointed by the coloured inhabitants of Windsor and the township of Sandwich respecting the de grading policy of sending out coloured persons from Canada to the states to beg. Your committee to whom this subject has been referred regret that they have not had More time for investigating the matter. They have ascertained however that our people at Amner Stugh and Vicinity have recently Cal Jed a Public meeting to consider the Gross injury which is being done Thein by the agents which Hias been and Are still being sent out from there by a so called Quot Mission House Quot and society to beg old clothing �c., in the name of the suffering fugitives from slavery and thai they have by an overwhelming vote condemned the practice m being fraudulent upon the Public and contrary to the Best interests of the coloured people a neurally and a foul stigma upon the country in which we live. Your committee have Ulso Learned from Rev. Isaac j. Rice and others at Amherstburg. That they did Send out Jesse Stewart from that place to beg for the fugitives in Canada and that he never reported nothing like As much Money to them As he professed to have collected for the Mission. They also say that this was the first time that Stewart was sent out by them on such a. Mission. They say also that they intend to a keep up this begging in the name of the fugitives in Canada so Long As they can make it pay. In this View of the subject your committee feel in duty bound in Justice to the coloured people of Canada to enter their solemn protest against the so called Mission House at Amherstburg together with its agents and officers whose practice has Ever been to represent the coloured people of Canada in the most degrading Light in order to succeed Well in getting Money clothing and provisions among the friends of humanity. 1. Resolved that we know from Prience and observation that the climate and soil of Canada West is As Well adapted to the production of wheat Corn Oats Rye and potatoes As any state in the american Union s. Resolved that with a climate and soil like that of ours under a free government there is no necessity for sending out agents to beg if our peo pie will Only work for themselves in Canada As they have for their owners in the states. 3. Resolved that we request the Vicco ice fugitive the aligned american and All other papers Friendly to our cause to publish the above. , Jacob Jones it committee. Or. Hogan v voice against begging re the following is a condensed sketch of the proceedings of a mass meeting held last week at Amherstburg against the Mission House and its Bering agents whereas we the coloured inhabitants of Amherstburg Maiden and Vicinity consider the practice of sending out agents from Canada to the states to beg in the name of a Quot missionary Board Quot Quot Mission House Quot <�., on the credit and in the name of fugitives from american slavery a whom we have Good reason to believe never received More than one cent out of the Dollar of what i amp collected in their names while the balance is used for the Benefit of the agents who collect it is a disgrace to the cause of the fugitive and whereas our government has made an ample provision n for. Taking care of our poor As the people of the states have Lor theirs and As it is Well known that every fugitive who lands Here can get work at Liberal wages the very Day arrives1. Resolved therefore. That we regard the so called Quot Mission Houise Quot at Amherst Burgh to go ther with its begging agents As a weat curse and disgrace to the refugees in Canada. 2. Resolved that we recommend the friends of humanity in the states to. Give to the fugitives what they May hav fair them before they Cross the line to Canada and to i them that it is a plentiful country and that if they will Only work half As hard Here for themselves As they did in the South for their Mutery they ill soon be Independent and will plume thei selves beyond the reach of want. A. 3. Resolved that we request Henry Bibb to a publish the proceedings of this meeting in the Oice of the fugitive with a request that All anti slavery papers Quot in the states that symph this a with the fugitives Here should copy the same. John Hatfield pres t. 0. Ross grand Temple of Honor meets at Indianapolis on the fourth tuesday in May next at 2 o clock p. M., and the Gind division of sons of Temperance in Lawre Cebu a on the second tuesday in april at 6 to clock. new Bank called the Farmers has been started at Westfield Hamilton county. Ind. W. Robinson is the proprietor a cd pm Tal $50,000 Quot Quot Quot Hill a is Tince a can in the jealousy of a Hiigli a a in of Cuba to tin this country against its africanist to Foster. Spain and hex colonial officials to. Virture and Emden the ,8pir�i, filibustering to inflame the eth ref de Etri of Southern slaveholders and. By Alk Tia met Odd to predispose the a ple St tel is Suai Menton the e a sly a re rvs renew eff a should be fur maed via the Mien trs even the in odae tips of the Nieb Naka question was not suffered to suspend this pm Lecyr from it the Southern new spa pm All proceeding on the Assumption that ,0u�>a,mu8tb�come�wrt of on Union. Possibly the Nii might no Jec Stripe but the Harvest we Ray hand. Some of to norther a or i elation were less disguised in than the the convenient phrase oct. Of Quot cuban an cd Nix atom 4�k a topped and a emancipation waste the a dts a of nets. This is we have constantly insisted wis the it terrible mis into opposing and the a a nitration to be fus tailed in Opp Ltd i chg by of a Rio of arms if Ioco As the scheme for the gradual a fair Neil at on Ott the Cuba has , and the plans of the Captain general to Cany out t . By have begin to be enforced the slave Power Aii i in Moro Imp Ittin to to / by solutions jul a seen i have been. Introduced int uie legislature of Louisiana calling for th9.idterpositiqn.of4hejrederal ecu Tiye to prey atthe Success of a pal it a so Dang Rous to the Iii St of the so tub a a a portion of the so the no press is Iamb tin thit the Nebraska question should inv a absorbed Kef attention of Congress and the administration ii to the exclusion of care Ispir Soi Thern in tests. a a Quot at last however it Wii old seem that Tholt lid tir has come for making the Firat do of , that Quarter. Quot the no Braska Mayer Enthaa-.aiwse4, an unlocked for spirit of resistance at endangering the administration Paryj anew excitement May break the Force of this Opp Sitf it to officials in Caba have been commit it Ting an act which although of traps according to the strict letter of the Law is again set comity and ustice and appears Wanton and Skiye. Here s a pretext which May be Vised to further alter la re designs upon Cuba. And then the auspices propitious. The. Administration �o9<, a a t subjection to the South and. A Large majority in both houses of Congress is controlled by that ave Power. The nation is Rich its Treasu ova Rilott ing and the spirit of National aggrandisement Naa never a. It is now. Europe is Oigt Thi eve of a general War in Quot which Espland a nov prance the Only twi Powei that could int rpm a so obstacles to an aggressive move Iceni a in St Cubat of will find full employment foe la a their fleets and Quot. L Quot he hour and the Man a Are the not bere.? Quot let the Richmond in iter answer Quot Quot unless we totally mistake the character this administration . Pot. Accuse it the want of spirit and Energy m pm fully Nian fest in the foreign policy of its arc Cossor. A a a it a thought that the president will suggest a repeal of then Tallif Law Afi 1818, which guarantees the of Murrish Dominion f against unread or disturbance by. American Ett Quot the effect of this Meas would be to re we All restraint from the inpatient and a non boned filibuster ism of the country and to precipitate fifth it thousand Brave spirits on the i land of Cuba.the., country is panting for the Conquy St of Cuba and if the government would Messelo Iritz a Fern Irr Ifa Protection the adventurous spirit of seethe in chivalry would subjugate the Island in Aii months the spank Dominion in cob tests on ,n�.8 ii Stantial basis and vain would be the a of a in of Spanish troops it against the ask a us to of the Gall fit men whom o Hara and Hawkins would Lead to it overthrow. In the Irest int of Ameri can Law not valor of the Anist spa do a a. Does the Spanish a Nile in Cuba find its Bulwik and support a after this expression of cd Nide oct Ina the a invocation not to let Teeth a go by witly it it striking a blow a Spanish ion the enter proceeds still my re by its atrocious policy Quot say what we will ii derision and Denn Neia Toni of the Manifest destiny a school Weca not of feet blindness or insensibility to the indicate pea and movements of the time. A cd although Quot we May not be Witting to yield ourself a of to Sion of Pagan fatalism we cannot resist the car rent events which Awe Eju path top Timit Freim tip toward the Eon stamation of Cuba Independence and annexation. A is there a Man in this county no matter How Blind and inert from the Paddy Sis of fog ism who Williby that Cuba is never to be wedded to this conf Denu of Lle Puhlick Tor our vision this event seems hastening apace the insolence of Spanish official Isis no in sat thai Thep enthusiasm of oui own enterprising i and progressive people Beto Kennthy rapid up to proach of that great event. The policy of. Por government hasten the movement of Fate and the Peculiar crisis in the affairs of Euit it pm Quot facilitate a its ultimate consummation. France add England Are constrained by the pressure Lof Rosrio Sian Power to Relea. Their grasp on this Gondi Newit and to suspend their scheme or Amer cart it Ericene Tion. We should take advantage of the a let or fit old and the open Irold to accomplish with ease and without Hazard. What under other Circo Mstan Ewe might not obtain at All or at Best wid i culty and peril. We should seize the moment of european embroil ment and conflict the most propitious time for the consummation of pm a a i legitimate schemes of expansion and con nest. I i this is the mask thrown off. What has by eos hitherto darkly hinted at a something to Complis hed nobody could Tell How it it men Ian Here openly announced and the time and Means Are explicitly pointed out. England and France Are embroiled the administration is All ours. tonal spirit is up our Flag is insulted the Biack Warrior outrage is a Good pretext Down then with the neutrality Laws let Ido Ste the filsht ister seize Cuba and this fulfil thei glorious dream of Manifest destiny 1. We have brought to View these indications of Public sentiment in the South and these re vol by tons of the scheme of the slave Power so that our re Ders May fairly i comprehend the meaning of the president s message sent to cpngs8> yesterday. Its allusion to the relations. That the Island of Cuba Quot must Ever Beai to our commercial and other interests Quot is sufficiently Interi Giblet had it not been for the new policy of the Captai Iii general which is deemed Peculiar hostile these Quot other Intel its Quot a Southern slave Rye the unjustifiable act of the Spanish officials in Rard to our com Merciai Intel ests would not have occasioned so warlike a message. Whether the South will excuse the failure of uie president to recommend the repeal of the neutrality Las and let Loose the spirit of filibustering Rei Airisto be seen. Perhaps he does not choose to assume the open responsibility of which he covertly Hinta at under the plausible circumlocution us As the exigency May seem to meantime let the country awake. War was declared to exist by the act of Mexico Ere was known to our people that a had been few a and the country May be plunged into War with Spain Ere time be Given to its government to redress the wrong alleged to have been committed by its Era "�0r s00the�u� following Ordinary passage closes the official a raised report of or. Butler s speech in the United Sta Senate on monday last in relation to senator Badger s Amend ment to the Nebraska Bill Quot or. President i have said More than i intended but allow me to add a few words More. What a spectacle will the United state exhibit at this crisis and at this eventful period of the world a history a a sir at a time when War is Likely to take place at the East which May snark the e age at a time when May take place to change the whole character of european Power shall we exhibit to the world these evidences of weakness and distraction it Mayly put of me to say a word upon this matter but must say. That i do not think a United states Are Likely to be in any danger so Long a a War. Is goof on. Because we May maintain the position and the safety of a Neutral but i will prediction if Russia shall in crushed is a Power in Europe by the combination of France and England the termination of thab War will and England in a., to induce them , with american affairs. They will cd me that War if they shall Knish Russia with team Hunt armis accustomed to War , without without bread without clothes and it will be an easy decision for them to ? Quot a a c�7 Javoe and let slip the Doga of War upon our Southern islands for a Call them a a enl perhaps the blood around those islands Iii the sea fights which will take place will be the language in which to write ita his Toiv. ,.-Ihew pm matters not pertaining to this subject and i shall not notice them further. In thank it these nato for having allowed me to make these Reinin Rke t in in so is

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