National Anti-Slavery Standard, 1856-05-03, vol. 16 iss. 50
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Rational Mi lantoiX VOL. XVI. NO. 50. NEW YOKK, SATUKDAY, MAY 3, 1856. WHOLE NO. 830. PUBLISHED WEEKLY, ON SATURDAY, CHIVALRY AND CIIKES mg the CI his?hlv res Peming & Co., ol joined with others in tendering a testimonial of regard to John Jollify, Msq., for during, in tin- tree country, tn <le- i-i !■■ ''■ peace of the Union. At this hd.li-hau.le.l - [miata-ism " tiie Nashville merchants,before alluded tn.to.il: umbrage. Their rights hud be. t, grossly trampled upon, and—and —and they—wouldn't eat any more of his cheese—not a bit of it: After a full discussion of the matter in its relations to "our glorious institutions," the aforesaid cheese merchants ol Nashville ventilated, with a most patriotic letter Rev. Messrs. James were appointed a C< Carolina, where they abolished the res among the South." The Presbytery 'Then ti firm, from which a r readers with Then'. Mess!',', edrai-bl, Hei.iin;:' ,V dm, yen have il in plain English. Ho long as your senior (Mr. Straight) persists in not looking right straight ft pies into hi' ]-■" lots, vim!' cheese trade with the chivalry of Nashville must, sn'tld'. Ilul wn will not detain our render,, iron) a portion of the manly, firm ami itrniglit- t'orwaril r, ply of Mr. Straight to his Nashville customers. It is worthy of being carefully studied : .'■■'■' ■ . ■ I d . I ■ ■ l | . . : i I I i.o., but cannot that account forbear saying tl "sell their goods and not their principles,:' tiny will fifty thousand readers of 7'he Independen nong which are a very large number of me her Straight, Deming & Co. Their cheese West, among which are a s-crv lance ight flavour. Try THE REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND SLAVERY. : holder e for declining the calf. "The Presby- ng, by the stand thus taken, the snhj.vt regit - oeiore them, resolved to purge the Church of the They enacted that no slaveholder should be retained and Samuel B. Wyii visit South Carolina,..___ holding slaves among the members of their Oborch The Presbytery approved '" :, and required of their on tlie side or liberty. They Inn itisfied with. If the only object live fd.i'e. there is. no use it, e 'he Old Whig organisation, or tin ould suffice for lhat. If this Set) broken up, and the count lord'.- to redr.ss a single wrmi- nh all it- capacities for mischn that has committed it, then ine able to take care of them- their right to use the t'eilei'iti ishment of liberty, and prevent prostituted to the extension of slavery, sment—the reorgnniznlion of thi" 1 "h^^V^^V^'^II.i^^i^^uToWi its strength. incompetent were placed under the immediat pared for it ; and ail deeds of eiinitn:-ipaii.">n w " uoper civil court. One individual ( lit to the Presbytery's deed of'cmuncij in general were in very moderate ci I'liristiLin principle il!..: and, in several other parts of the United State the altar of religion tin:-' proper ij gave tb. in in their fellow-men." .rch, 1850, in a Idter from tbe Gene this Church to the Synod in Scotland, it wai Chnrch we continue to maintain a ( inst this great si o take the ph nearly half a cetdury ? Tin' I'reside that Power have always found a beaiii them, prescribed formulas, routine work. r, like the People, tbey had been traint How different the position of a Presid ie People against the Oligarchy I Kepre tion, peaceful, but radical, what a clear ire, its scope, its philosophy, what intimai n the slaveholding States, humiliation from year to year of our ministers anil people is ' strances and warning respecti . sinus, Ihiough the piess, and from the pulpit and the platform." In 1852, Ihe General Synod e-.-pr, ssetl the views of this Church on slav.rv, and especially on the subject of the Fugitive Slave bill, in tbe following terms : " As friends of humanity and of the cause of Chri are bound to lament ana deplore the continuant r good civil Constitution, and mid. Ill sanction of law. We deplore it as a sin against God lving this nation in deepest guilt, and a crime againsi ,■1 ■■ 1 -! ■ " ..:: ■ .-.-.■■ ■. ■ .:. ■ . . -■■■'■:. i ■ e ■ to lament the countenance given to this monster sin irofessing Christians and by the American churches arc convince! churches of A from the unju that it bid requires that the Christian nerica should withdraw their countenance ■ d the truths of that Gospel Ifl ■■ ilei io mice-; injustice, and proclaim:-; liberty to the captive, in older lhat tbe im-dliil ion el slavery may lungoidt ami die, and, therefore, that the awful responsibility of perpetuating its evils r.sis mumly on professors of Christianity. We are bound especially to protest agi.mst 11.-:_ — " ,;■■■ "■■■ . ' By its legally. and the rights of man and of eonriai ixample of legislation calculated to ... Vendmn an eiiiplv name, and to n lard ih. liberty throug out the world. By " slavery, of freemen. md extinguish tl .nd children into endless of liberty in the 1 , id ' ■ .': ittury a slavery, has no fellowship with slavehol. abomination in our land, yet, as ■ " ve tec! called upon to )■■ . terms, because this dremtlul evil has „_,_. J renewed strength under the sanctii astieal rgctling'tl the heat of the it a victory of n orse than a defea i drilled veterans of in striking distance Ie, are in danger of i at the expense of of the People who ■ li.-] mbli can move- , to exclude slavery istaiiied the move- Know-Nothing Orderj he all, if parties have leaving in full power, Mat mph? Whi re ever thorn ■ called ur.cn. a: :■'.- ■or thought of tbe i.-installed by- very, what moderation, urage, wisdom, would be departments and fanc- mal Liberty, a Govern- iear]y half a century for ve Interest! Who, we endousawork! What ws himself, would not trange that there should ml v.i.-dom.aiid hi I SLAVEHOLDING COLPOR Administration of tbe T: lefences, lay much stress u, in any way sancliomd or indorsed the systet the Com upon the plea that they ■■-" ' irsed the system r* satisfy the. pud! they have published any thin in defence of si , Liuuiiing again i by ticcploying it Society for 1 directly or indirect iy. ia it'di ore oi slavery. But while fuse to publish auyfliing agninsf the crimes inhe- lltnl. sysfem as if. exists at the South, they do also porters. "" ".. 8l. __ _. of colportei lev. J. T. K ■respondence with parties at the Noi that. 1 that relat is the ow colpo f the Tn _ ll.'dodmh I of rcproa institution is quite another question. Th,.. relation of adiivehol.ie)' is at be moralitv. Did this eoiporter buy his slaves hold them as property ? If he should become embi in his pecuniary affairs, are they liable to be sold of his estate? Hoes he purpose to hold them ii tual bondage? At his death will they goto It '.vhatevi r their character ; or be sold a way from . and friends and home.' Are ihey ruled by love or by fear? Are they treated as eqm'- '"- lels by law established? The ' ■ '■■■■■ of doubtful )oes he rraesed vil, opposed to the spirit of Christianity, and to be iblo, in consistency with the beet d until this this c* :ei, thi hand of the slave, the lest interest oi tne mas- this this can be done, the Word of God be put into lei everywhere be preached be made to qualify them ie emancipation ana self-government. lowing gentlemen have kindly consented lo act Lsa D. Smith, D.P., New York City ; Kev. ipkins, D.D., President of Williams College, own, Mass. ; Hon. Theodore Frelinghuyscn, of Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N. J", inclosed in an cm D. Smith. D.D., No. 142 East Thirteenth street, New " e first of August next. the stolen African woman. .. .■' :■ :.' -. ■ : alize slavery, in his very boi cut of .Ylvurii.i forest, of tho heaviest el he axe having been ihased by the Rev. WORSHIP OF THE GOLDEN CALF. iription of the Trinity in th« ol'the id nidhly dollar, ami Theodore Parker ide ol'the mark in Ids description of the 1 ■end of'ihetradmLi.cici :■.'■■:■ loch is ibis : " I believe in the Golden Eagle : I believe n •■■■- sin .- ntts; | believe in Ihe (..',,,- , comfortable homes ter the wealth. - :■ allow' play ol rosewood mat upholstery s on lhat head by a f laudatory eulogy and in epitaph " has ence paid to woi < ilified within a short ted, that " he worldly possessions where, by shrewd and amassed an immense fi day, March 2,'S.l. The as was to have been death of ly papers of ety had los expected, .and the but ined a loss which was little short of fatal to its pros- : ' I -I.-., o : ■ . ■''-.. organsof the Baptist Church, in whien lition to all his other good qualities, is held up to id.ea little too far ? We have no ilould bid'.dr. Ifdn'mion was a " shtewii operator !'; that, in the parlance of Wall Street, he win: " good " ; thai he wn? an urbane, agreeable, and, not unlikely, kind-hearted and benevolent gentler dor the ;e and bend!!.,! :tion, it would atcllvsuppc/si: i . Ii'dion. i, Mr. I and, therefore, o ,ya"flad Mr, Bear, who I ■' sells to Bull as m When the time on whiel is been a true prophet, Bear oel.il. II lb" | :■!■■■ ■ if Bull has been difference " cash price of iny shares as the lat i tlie sight of white female a Northern father to bones and marrow. ■ ■': ■ —Albany Evening Journal. THE BUXTON SETTLEMENT. Tiro settlement is yet but in its infancy, it having beei at a few years since its first settlers commenced opera ons in the way of agriculture. From the i I.e.' ..till IS able hom After the purehas ss of timber, without the put upon it. These lands fan. King, for the sole pu I settlement, offering an o ries ot those scape from oppression. est and build up lands, so uneqm ;■.. ■ y which its settlers ha' the unfavourable ■'[. ' .: e marks of those very hospitable in their ng ami praiseworthy people; foi ttionably been the result. Having visited a large portion of this settle lanv of the families, whom we fo .. ■ ■ ■ as may be required to be moved in their desired din lions. " The bush is fast being cleared, from which the sound of the a.\e may be heard late and early (in every direction), mingled with the voire ol" ihe t,v it: cho.-.p,:.]-. ihe dull sound'.if tin' cow hell, atul the crush'.if hilling timber, all pleasing to llie traveller, ai the same time exhibition' glowing pro-peels for the future. Again, edu- " ■ themselves and e mothers and c dll.eg ) be duly apprecia i, which wl of cult:' is, and disseminating ■mil-ring every fire. lunded by intelligf md reeling to all within tin ire; and should the contemplated Southern Railroad r by, the faci t"follow all above r ■ fur tl..1 transportation of n : ;,-.'. . -id l(C.\ TIIE IRISH IN AMERICA. Dm it S . . -. recoil.'Clio : Without assuming to myself any ere light. I inav be pardoned for recalling f the readers of the Freeman's .loom their miry, but o :■ r, hg I if I were a Ro- >uld feel deeply that been brought on mv pL-nidss,ou bv criminal conduct ' ) held it. is of the ease can hardly he comprehended believed, that that party deadly enemies of the coloured people. To -... ■-. :. ■■ . whether bor If the vie ;■ ■■■ :::■ ii n follows thai ouree dir led. Th. 3 disgrace o .mong the bitterest foes of the Aft I have taken of this matter be e -pised, because thei directly with dishonour—it iey must ■ . ■ declare, in the ft igels, that, come weal, come woe, they are t e oppressed, and the enemies of the oppr viled or held in bondage. Tie moment iey will command the respect of the American people ; ... . ...... miniand the admire who pursue a dif- ■ ■ :■ is a ituit), and lie cannot but despise the ■ ' ■■■■.-■ d .. - ■ The hypocrite is ever desnised. s, to deserve it n addition io the Jri: atlj Sttoe-slLop. : the coloured n s frequently f. 1;. .[:.■ this Idler will be copied by the editors of many American newspapers. AUNT DINAH. r freedom. Bba had become a I revival, and, being anxious tc taught the alphabet by Ihe little standard theological works, the writings of ilwards being her favourites. She nccompa- Mr. Kirk to Albany, and seemed at once to identify Jon a than Ed wards being her fi " k to Albany, and s irself with his calling as a revival preachi idirk and other places, but whereve ) preaching, and, by a tl ■■?.<:<] the -hi = die ddtjll. ■ years, but by an injury to her back, caused by from her master ; her features were strongly mail colour that of the full-blooded African, strikingly ith the ci.le.1. Her head dress she usually w s on religious subjects, and she prized by all. Her e-Apodtdm; .■olumns. Thercali- „ ..i„,.,.i..,ui.., .-.., ,™l™,t,, of , nulional .■:. lli'lt-1° iLli n.'ii-. n-i I'd .■ V """± „„„„,„„,. ,k,„, r.:„K„„„ her frequent talks in female prayer n those who knew her, and her circle of friends was no; . lhat it will decline? Where, then, is the different principle between the gambling of \\ all street and practised at any gambling—-'""■ too obtuse fu see any ■'■■'' ■ the State regards tlies the party selling doef is.;: ! by following : they are held in tovered with r" by their labour. Long the certainly thi d of" the mm . > ..- ■- ■ : .■ finality.' ' Is n of ecclesi- irogress to Btram. II ■ thai i:d 1? The servant of a national relict be a man who needs to define and with a great public wrong, l gelll al In i, declaring the c ; this the fast that I have chosen, t '.'. ,i' ," i!;',"," I WARNING VOICE. ■ i chastity and of t .t do this, b. ceo, and sleeping in chur , they tell you that they ; on such a theme would i the approbation of all oeeiipatii munity, but rather abstracts from it—an oceupatioi '-'- -'awful and imr ilar and religi ndicates am,._ „ Money- 1 favour oj ;hts of the world, We wi . . nes, but would refer the ed The Baptist Chronicle the tables of the Hebrew ' ■ ■ nything but a lofty standardofcitizenshipand saintsmp. _'' " have never been regarded with sped calf thei The Ba. he has_, doubtless, the templt written, My house " Respectfully, etc. ,i Commercial, the trade to the present alarming state of things m enggests a public meeting. ""~ ' following from Pjtiucipuai vs. '■'I"" ■ l!l under the title of " Pkinoiples vs. Cheese,' jths of editor" ' .lueeu.'ity: QeDttoDMBI \t'e "SjiABr&Sxlr'OTM." Dnly si m till parties, demand that the irars on tho public street how long would the" ™™ fill 11 >uld he hold his commission! If he should g ge dance or send his children to dancing-sehool, ould he be sustained in the service? If he sh ic opera In New York, how long would it be helm c In -ould be called to ace. u ■■■ ' ■■< I. ■■ should read Harper's yellow-covered novels, would he be employed to circulate an cvange ture? If he should habitually go to sleep in church, . but political "■.'■•! afraid of its pe.'i blindness to the ■-... mta of 1840 and IK-ld. Tiny would play Hamlet with ; part of Hamlet omitted. They would run the line of ice on tho retired list the men who have earned enr.-i confronting and defying it. They would aorajy ,.,'ir places with men without antecedents, who have talon no part in the agitation of the slavery question, whoso creed and policy on the subject are unknown Gentlemen, beware. Four great facts are before ossibly, one at bold and fact may be needed to demonstrate strength to slavery, and weakness and shame to its oppo- I an serous men, but often decei ii.il; they have b alone embody the whole c sill of the people I indefinite issues t s they will not deserve, succcs -. Oftliforni *- De ion would need no platform or declan inciple to sustain them. But, new men must ned by such declarations as shall bind them, beyond ue, to do the will of tl them. Unknown men and indefini maud, as they will not deserve, su_ free State. The Democrats. WLks " :n rallied t for converting it into a slave State, self-interest; but the same parties sent their Representatives and Senators, determined pro- slavery men. Hunker Democrats, who favourec' " repeal of the Missouri Compromise, such as Col.'. engage in ma-kin ffH iCansas, but ..,:■■-■ ■ ■'■ Power; what do they ci a . ;.di that seeks t r, suppress the i s the tyru f the Power shall remain unbroken? Let the history of the last sixteen years answer. It is possible that the spirit of compromise and servatism may yet determine the character and dire of the Republican movement. This we have long seen, Know-Nothingism has demoralized many ol old anti-slavery voters, and rendered them adepts in has grown imposing, has attracted multitudes who rega; ft AM; mm list of eolporters? Yet :ty. Is this " calcul Or. of Mason and I. ■ I repeated my wi the press—which you and other editors kindly published t t .n th. platform which 1 refer to inse my warnings were neglected, and ray ppre'heusions have been all realized. The their ope: ■' ■tiindarii so as to renecr, any iith O'Brien, Gharles Gavan Dnffy, and, I overture the standard "I :::■ to reiki . iith O'Brien, Gharles 0 believe, John ■■ -; d ; A PRIZE l)L,i: hundred dollars reward is offered for the best prize ;ay on the mbj approbation of evangelical Christians The individual ofiering this reward at the South and the North, and li acquaintance with many of our most estimaoie citizens, among whom he has laboured in more than twenty North- good men in both sections of our country lay aside thei: excited feelings, and ealiuK', dispassionn'"'"" "" ..... id, know and do their doty in the pren sentialagreement of opinion, which ving resided both and in the ■.ill A TRUE WASHINGTON MONUMENT. Trespassing npon the public ground, and defacing ' " of his country dr !he peo-!' ther architectural trespai hoe-handle stated throu aently begging half-pent limping on its upward way to artistic rashtngton Monument at the Federal ca eyes painfully—an unsuitable and perisl pushed out from even the lengthened e tbe houses of labouring men, thems-1— walb which enclose the rich, in a neglected field, is a school kept by i education of coloured girls, linli ' "- iltoffether. it has gone fro illingly, 1 accompli lways and otherwise enriched 1 ""resaw this decline of respectability; and I of my countrymen in the of the leaders of the people, but the brother of an Iluglisli iiilieer, who preferred the request Aunt Dinah should be buried in Greenwood Ceme- by ihe side of Ids brother, ill accordance with htLi dying request It S " Newlorkh t n .1 way, to talk with him about ',: : In |. ■ 1 their nlnu . soulless 1 nks of the oppressors. nber the f universally found in the While the -ssoflrishn ' , ..:... ' " it in check by his manly and e'~ their miserable complicity wi ve hut recently read over ,f In- noble iure kept in check by his manly and elo- ble comp""'- itly read peeches on this so ' I felt prouder than be unfaithful to hi he would deuounc s of right and duly if the New York churches, Attl , stopping at the ^ She died Hee cpoorr.ee i, for they afforded ■ ' s they to their resting plac 1 SOUTH-SIDE VIEW. aski House, Savannah, April, 4 a rather a welcome sight to see tl ling past our " portholes " cm were at the wharf, with a Ion ^•looking cotton warehouses 1 Ide. The city stands ntered from the i omnibus ■ >- : ! i i houses are entered fr. A monster omnibus is moored on the wharf, with " Stevenson, N. T.," on the panels. (Nearly every manufactured article, from a coach to a coach-whip, (omeifro .? . '. .■ . '... ■ ■ i I: ■■ iiiv nn . . ■ phia beef " and u New York muttond If the hot bloods of slavery We i "dissolve the Unio: . the huge omnibus, and lav mime: i held by the Irish ( hman in America. D. everywhere, because v indeed, would i S the of our bi twenty-ft h this' North t i'hll'il'Uil :■: ■ : ?ay of from eight t 11 endeavour to show, tha iew of the subjee which, rejecti obvious and Chi which is calculated to receive, and to a ver_ u does receive, the approbation of the great body of gelical Christians. Wifhrntt attempting fo pre-fd>e the pi-L ■■ : '. :' the writer to show that the Christian view which we propose does nc . hand, affirm that no slaveholder can be a Christian, that Nor, on the other hand, dots t ■ or that the North has nothing to do with this mi moral responsibility in the case, and no right t( these obvio for gaining plart, and they I of Kentucky, thst the system of slayery ii a great moral Menaced, jeered, despisi i the marble Wash- i ....-.■. i ■ ■. | ige employ- , and poor, slavery one hour of which in ,-diin;.. a id. Inn,: lie, L-eo.;,aphy: . Superior this respect; thmetie and algebra were mental, and ; and vocal ■.■■:: :■ : . -.- ■: ■! ■ ■ ' ' ■' 'J'he seln .nity, so surrounded with o dignify by aU, w, with sug ,nd the injustice ohad 1 the chara this school in the vei itempt, that one of tl .'.■; .. cently put, how the prejudice against colour had beei ■"' 'lington that white persons sent t iool, to associate ^ is black blood in tl iked and straight-haired girls, with Greek noses and thin lips, mode . .... ..- ■ ■ ,'! ': ■ ■'-.- " '.■'. cally contrived law, that the child of Washingt blacks and nralat t ijy htilidfeds of lliousau.k thill v. 'tmosphei-c, and enjoy a great. filled with northern invalids and up-couutry pla The square in front of the house contains ft gro tbe Savannah is a pleasant city—re ign of de Pulaski .vannah is a pleas Philadelphia. It abounds in copied in more of our Northei ing than a lifcti, 1 bid repeat 1 in, who penned t for the'dislike entertained towards irishmen in .' t 1 do not believe any of them are of equal foi We may dislike those who dil'mr with as In p reli«ion. hut our contempt is reserved for tiie i ariably—there are but few honourable exceptions—taken part with ihe slayr- ■ yl uieii' country and 1 i i their practice or their silence, that their love ot was an empty sound, and they proved that the tianity they prol and hone ike them 'Roman Catholics. I do not believe that this und of dislike may be traced that Irishmen have disgraced themselves; they de themselves the tools of faction and are ever tn ,und doing the dirty work of the oppressor and hunf Ionian t - round Of dislike „ __at Irishmen have c" made themselves the tool „ ,vund doing the dirty work ig the oppressed to death. This is the might be advantageously Some of the style that pre- ainpness they aops " (as the jquent Kollock ( iere the most weal e you, a troop of On the day i arrived, a sale of negroes took pla )r. Preston's chnrelu vith the utt The l and made them display their poplexy Wright mouths of_ the negro r a young taa. with her two children were knocked off price. Some of our Noil he looked mi with intense indignation at this bar barm .f Rome in her lowest days of best he i none of tin.' ■ L.-iicsl air I, for a young 1; of our Northern i'cliow-pm tacle, worthy of Rome in her degradation gists for si a' lotber han I c :s of the ii " Not lack r 1 answi lhat 1 1 The black3 a ourse in America—that if they had always t e a powerful and honoured section of v.... .. .:,,': .-,:,,.,! i 1.1,-i p., '■,. ■: i - matm:,.! inn: r would have saved themselves from the infamy whi in yesterday close to our hotel by a passionate ' 'acks are mostly well fed and well clad. !. In the interior where the of I i.l . ih .: few of them I bleeve it begins and ha' . .,;,■ . id. i ■ wallets. For they'b'ear" themselves the"most heinous featurea of slavery i ' ^nthei 3 thrashed and n table told me that 'he c lis own name I Said he, "I bleeve it be„ Some negroes are thrifty and have managed r«tS£Si^^^
|Title||National Anti-Slavery Standard, 1856-05-03, vol. 16 iss. 50|
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VOL. XVI. NO. 50.
NEW YOKK, SATUKDAY, MAY 3, 1856.
WHOLE NO. 830.
PUBLISHED WEEKLY, ON SATURDAY,
CHIVALRY AND CIIKES
mg the CI
Peming & Co., ol
joined with others in tendering a testimonial of regard to
John Jollify, Msq., for during, in tin- tree country, tn
National Anti-Slavery Standard, 1856-05-03, vol. 16 iss. 50for