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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 29 October 1863

rriio Alio gliaiiinML. fHUBSPAY;:;:;:::::n;::nOCTOBER 29. LOCAL AKD PERSONAL. Chit-Chat with. Our Readers. Xhe present is the season of tho sere and joW leaf: cf flovrors withered and trees denuded : of desolated prospects and dis mal eurroundings these are the "melan choly days." The red October by his ient'sita painted in his warrior-hueS, and by him lies, in peace unbent, the bow vhich ho too soon will uso. "Which means that winter will be along this way presently. Of course, many, very many poets have sung the praises of autumn as i'the harvest of the year" the "full per fection of all Nature's works" tho "chief moderator betwixt the cheek-parched sum mer and the extremes of winter's tedious frosts" still we are free to say we never could see it in exactly that light. It always has a sorrowful significance to us, lias this annual 'decay of vegetation, re minding us of man's mortality ; of how, although he put forth the luxuriant ten drils of hope and ambition for a season, he wi...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 29 October 1863

Laconics. Benignity is preferable to munificence. v All faults are pardonnble when ono has the courage to avow them. Avoid political and religious discussions m much aa you can. ........ Ifeflect calmly i eaolve prudently perform promptly. ' ' Hasty words are soon repented. ' Evil thoughts are worse enemies thun irons or tigera. - In Conversing, give all Icuve to rpeuk in their turn. Speak no evil of the dead or the ab ient. c Keep aloof from quarrels ; be neither a witness nor a party. : One ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit. Liberalitv ia not in riving largely, but in' trlvincr wisely". If the counsel be good no" matter who gave it. ' " J-Not long since thy keeper of a lager beer raloon was arretted upon the charge of selling: intoxicating liquor with out license, when he attempted to prove that Teutonic beverage was not an intox icating drink.. t A number of witnesses who had amply tested its qualities, were called one after another, uuxil finally an old German named W ...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 5 November 1863

i r t i.niRKER, Kdltor and Proprietor, j. TODD IHTTCMKSOM, -Publisher. .VOLUME 5. LIST OF IOST OFFICES. Post Offices. Bethel Station Carrolltown, Chess Springs, Conemaugh, C reson, Bbcnsburg. Fallen Timber, ' Gallitzin, Hemlock, Johnstown, Loretto, Mineral Point, Slunster, Platt3ville, , Koselantl, St. Augustine, Scalp Level, Sonman, Summerhill, Summit, Wilmore, Post Masters. Enoch Reese, Joseph Behe, fienry Nutter, A. G. Crooks, J. Houston, Districts. Blacklick. Carroll. Chest. Taylor. Va3hint'n. John Thompson, Ebensburj. Asa H. Fiske "White. J. M. Christy, Wm Tiley, Jr., I.E. Chandler,. M. Adlesberger, li. "Wissinger, . A. Durbin, Gallitzin. Wa3ht'n. Johnst'wn. Loretto. Conem'gh. Munster. Andrew J Feral, Susq'ban. G. W. Bowman. White. Stan. Wharton, George Berkey, B. M'Colgan, B. F. Slick, Clearfield. Richland. Washt'n. William M'Connell Washt'n Morris Keil, S'raerhill CHURCHES, MINISTERS, &C. Presbyterian Rev. D. Harbison, Pastor. Preaching every Sabbath morning at 10 a'clock...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 5 November 1863

1 n. lhat their fathers lost the heritage handed otrn to them by the sires of '70. Where Jives the: Spartan spirit that prompted the wif to say to' her husband . ; vrrugt m W hjeaxea,' my huaband t this thy ; SOD, - , - "foe babe wham I lav ft born thee, mutt It y. Jad veiKteta'ory,ior our pleasant hearth .. . .. may reU -" ". i 'j ' Oire etrength-if augbtr.b.c strength op'earth. -tlod snairb.Vwitb. vhee.: ray beloved ! nwayl BUaa but thy child, and leave, rne ; ' I can s liraT.!" - :.. .' "''. - . Wc have long lived in comparative ease -nod luxuyy,-nevr feeling the haud of op- appreciate the blessing of liberty so highly " a wc should. . Had we once experienced the stings of oppression, perhaps we would .now' be awake to our duty. Arouse, fel .: low-countrymen ! to the work your God '.. has prepared for you, and your children " will bless your memory when you are no . more. X. 8 KIGIITORWROR. WHEN KIOnT, TO BE KEPT RIGHT, WHEN WROX O, T O BE PUT RIO HT. THURSDAY ::::::::::::::::NOY...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 5 November 1863

if X"x o .Alio i THURSPAY:::::::::::::":NOVBMBER 5'. LOCAL AND PERSONAL Chit-Chat with Our Readers. Halloween,. -the revening. preceding -All Hallow or all Saints' Day, occurred on Saturdaylast. Of course, the traditions and quaint pleasantries clustering around this historic epooh are too well known to 'require repetition at our hands, Every one is familiar with them, or at bast bought to be, seeing that Burns' inimitable poem, "Halloween," is so easy of access nowadays. The passion of prying into . obscurity and attempting to read events Hd in the dim haze of the future Jhrough the aid of incantations and charms-forms a striking feature of human nature in its rude and imperfect state. At one time, in the.lang -syne, these superstitious ob EerVances so cannlly described by ifurns were al but universal. Witches, fairies, elves, and goblins of high and low degree, were not only implicitly believed in by jvhole communities, but the simplest and taesfc common-place affairs of life were...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 5 November 1863

eft? jXANIC ARRANGEMENTS! e- st to SSrA -highly instructive as well as amusing incident took place in one of the bu3ines3 houses oq one of the principal streets of Nashville last Saturday, while the colortd regiment was marching along to the music of the national airs. Several - . gentlemen were looking on the- parade, ' among them a wealthy planter ot Alabama, - who is a large slaveholder. One of the group stepped out of the door, looked for a few miuntes, and indignant turning on his heel, "addressed himself to the grave Alabamian, to the following purport : Weil, I'll be d d if thai is not a burning disgrace which no decent white man can tolerate. Isn't that nigger regi ment too great an insult V The Alabamian jumped to his ieet, and replied, while his eyes flashed fire, "Sir thpre is not a negro in that rcgi- nnt n hpttmr man than a rebel ;iciii it uu - tr !.; rAVPrnment. and for whom I have S ...... ' ' -- i. - ii,Dnn,l timns miirfi resDect than 1 fx, o tr-Mfnr tn his countrv. ...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 12 November 1863

la . a TtAHKElt, l2diloi and Proprietor. WOULD RATHER BE RIGHT TITAX PRESIDENT. flanaT Ciav. TER1I8-2'00 PER ArflYUfflV ' 1 S1.SO IX ADVANCE VOLUME 5. IB EOT C UST Of IOST OFFICES. Offices. Post Master. Districts Bethel Station Enoch Ueese, Carrolltown, Joseph Behe, Caess Spring1 Henry Nutter, Couemaugh, -p- Crooks, Cressoa, P".- Blacklick. Carroll. iGest. Naylor. Wa3hint'n. Ebensburg. White. Uallitzin. Washt'n. Johnst'wn. Loretto. Conem'gh. Munster. Sbeosburg. f Alien Timber, GulUtiin, Hemlock, Johnstown, Lnretto, Mineral Point, JIanster, Xlattsville, B33cland, St. Augustine, 3:alp Level, Sanman, Summerhill, Samrait, VTilmore, .Asa H. Fiske J. M. Christy, Wm Tiley, Jr., I. E. Chandler, M. Adlesberger, E. Wissinger, A. Durbin, Andrew J Ferral, Snsq'han. G. W. Bowman, White. Stan. Wharton, Clearfifld George Berkey, Richland. B. M'Colgan, Washt'n. B. F. Slick, Croyle. William Jl'Connell Washt'n. Morris Eeil, S'merhill. CHURCHES, MINISTERS. &C. Presbyterian Rkt. D. ITarbisox, Pasto...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 12 November 1863

RIGHT OU WBOXG. ' -WBII BI9HT, TO- BI'KIfT EIGHT, WBII..WOIt-t Bl PCX BIttBt. 'THURSDAY :::::::::::::::NOVEMBER 12. Thanksgiving r.roclauialion. ' PENNSYLVANIA SS: J fAe name and by the authority of the Common- - wealth of Pennylvania AsdRKW Q. Ccbtiv, - Governor cf $a id Commonwealth. C.J. A PROCLAMATION. rFAra, The President of the United Stales r by hie proclamation, bearing date on the third "day of this month, has invited the citizens of ' the United States to eet apart THURSDAY, 26te day or NOVEMBER, xkxt, as a day of Thanksgiving and Prayer : Now, I, Andrew G. Cunin, Governor or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, do hereby recommend, that the people of Pennsylvania - do set apart and observe the said day accord ' Ingly, and that they do especially return thanks to Almighty God, for the gathered harvests of the fruits of the Earth. For the prosperity with which He has tlessed the Industry of our People, . , For the general health and welfare which lie ha3 graciously bestowed up...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 12 November 1863

froR3DAY::::::::::::::N0VJj:MBEli 12. 1.0 CAL AND PERSONAL Exemptions from toe juratx. he ?Allawinc is an abstract of exemptions granted io "Drafted Men by the Board of Enrollment of the 17th district, Penna., during-the week ending Oot. 24, 1863, with the cause of exemption stated in each case : Emanuel Webb, Richland, disability Henry Morse, oonemaagn, Jefferson Horner, Taylor, David Custer, - " WilHaia Shearer, Conemaugh, Daniel Noon, " William Varnerj Taylor, Edmund Bishop, Yoder, Jame3 M'Guire, Taylor, alienage James Gallagher, " LeviReicharJ, Conemaugh, substitute in ser- . vice 3d March . Philip E Constable, Conemaugh, disability Benjamin Benshoof, " paid com B L Agnew, Johnstown, disability Charles Vickroyi Taylor, pd commutation John T Cooney, " 44 Eobert T Anderson, Conemaugh, pd com Charle3 E Wilson, 44 - alienage Paul Simmons, 44 only son widow John Finigan, disability Archibald Wissinger, 44 paid com Emacuel Plough, " Samuel Fyock, 4. George Wehn, Johnstown, disability ...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 12 November 1863

Xfee Presbyterian Church Q 3 , tin State of tho Country. At the late meeting of the Presbyterian 8nod of Pittsburg, "at Johnstown, tho .tata of the Country was touched upon. " The members of the Synod were entirely loyal, regarding it as a Clg-istian duty to rapport the Gorernment, beliering that a righteous peace can be obtained only by the suppression of the rebellion, and that this cau be done only by a vigorous prose cution of the war. New resolutions on the ubject were not deemed needful, but the Synod affirmed the action of the last Gen eral Assembly, and especially the following sentiments : : "It may be well for this General Assem bly to reaffirm, as it now solemnly does, the great principles to which utterance has already been given. We do this the more readily, because our beloved Church may thus be understood to take her delib erate and well-chosen stand, liee from all " imputations of haste or excitement; because, we recognize an entire harmony between the duties of the ...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 19 November 1863

i 4 n4RKER, Tfidltor and Proprietor. I WOULD RATHER BE RIGHT THAN PRESIDENT. Hknuy Clat. TEMS-Sa'00 PER A!Y!UJI. j. TODD ODD tfUTCIIINSOtf, Publisher. i VOLUME 5. LIST OF POST OFFICES. Fost Masters. Districts Bethel Station Carrolitown, Cliesa Springs, Conemaugh, Cresson, Ebensburg. Fallen Timber, Gallitzioj Hemlock, Johnstown, Loretto, Mineral Point, Munster, Plattsville, Roseland, St. Augustine, Scalp Level, Sonman, Summerhill, Summit, Wilmore, Enoch Reese, Blackiick. Joseph Behe, Carroll, nenry Nutter, Chest. A. G. Crooks, Taylor; J. Houston, - Washint'n. John Thompson, Ebensburg. A sa II. Fiske White., J. M. Christy, Gallitzin. Wm Tiley, Jr., Washt'n. I. Chandler, Johnst'wn. M. Adlesberger, Loretto. E. Wissingerj Conem'gh. A. Durbin, Munster. Andrew J Ferral, Susq'han. a. w. Bowman, wnuei. Stan. Wharton, George Berkey, B. M'Colgan, Tt T. Slick- Clearfield. Richland. Washt'n, William M'Connell Washt'n Morris Eeil, S'mef hill CIITUKCIIES, MINISTERS, &C. rrtsbyterian-TM. D. Har...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 19 November 1863

RIG1IT OR TROXG. WHKH BIGHT, TO BI KEPT BIGHT, WHEN 'WBOSG, TO BB PUT ttlOHT. THURSDAY :::::::::::::::NOVEMIJEK 10. Thanksgiving Proclamation. PENNSYLVANIA SS: In the name and by the authority of the Common wealth of Pennsylvania, Axduew G. Ccbtin, Governor of taid Commonwealth. A PROCLAMATION. Whereat, The President of the United States by his proclamation, bearing date ou the third day of this month, has invited the citizens of the United States to set apart THURSDAY, 26tk day o NOVEMBER, next, as a day of Thanksgiving and Prayer : Now, I, Andrew G. Curtin, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, do hereby recommend, that the people of Pennsylvania Jo set apart and observe the said day accord ingly, and that they do especially return thanks to Almighty God, for the gathered harvests of the fruits of the Earth, For the prosperity with which Ho has blessed the Industry of our People, Tor the general health and welfare which He has graciously bestowed upon them, And for the cro...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 19 November 1863

ggsDAYnr:;;;;;:;::TOVJSaiPEK 19." " LOCAL AND PERSONAL ebexsburq and Cresson Railroad. 0n and afler Monday, November 16, 18G3, ftinB thi3 road rtm as follows ? Leave Ebensburg At 7 20 A. connecting with Bait. Ex- press West aad Thro' Acrom. East. U T.15 P connecting with Mail Train West and Thro' E2pres3 tiadt; Levve Cresson At 10.43 A. M.f or on departure of Thro' Accommodation West. . 8. 45 P. M., or on departure of Express " East and Mail West. Chit-Chat with Our Reader's. After a couple of days ot most enchanting ladian Summer, during which the genial, dreamy atmosphere almost persuaded one into believing that Spring had made us a Don-visit out of season, on bunday winter araia came down on us like a wolf on the told. Early Sunday morniug, those frhb peeped out of their windows saw the acant couriers of the Frost King, in the shape of a few scattering flakes of snow fallin" listlessly to the ground : somewhat later, they saw the flakes descending in systematic order, filling the...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 19 November 1863

Treasonable Plot In Ohio. - A special dispatch from Cincinnati to the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin contains the following respecting a treasonable plot discovered there : . ? :An extraordinary case of treason has recently come to light, implicating several persons in this city, Columbus, Covington and Newport, in conspiring to release the prisoners at Camp Chase, and overthrow the State Government. The conspiracy wM brought to light by U. S. detectives, who'were supposed by the parties implica ted to be spies from the rebel army, and wero treated with full confidence. The plot, as disclosed to the detectivep, was, that an attack ?as to be made on Camp Chase, release the prisoners confined, 3,500 in number, to seize the arsenal at Columbus, take possession of the peniten tiary, release John Morgan, and other officers confined there, and then to com mence the rebel campaign in Ohio. - United States Marshal Sands and Pro vost Marshal Major'. Reaney arrested the following persons impli...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 26 November 1863

Jul , ' ' ... , - - II ' , . , ! I , , - - &t??S&mt' ' . ' ' I WOULD KATHER BE ltIQflT"THANpKESipENT.HMB ClIt HltSSn&JWt VOLUME 5. KEENSBURG, PA., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1863. NUMBER 9. ! .a -m. AM M B i I 1 ! 1 J X ? ? 1 1 " i X a! I A ? 1 4 1 1 i IT 11 . 9 I 4. . 1.1 V I . IT" " " plgserttiHo Opinion of Justices Strong and Read, affirming its Constitutionality. Kaeeder vs. Lane, Barret, Wells and Ash Band. Smith vs. Lane, Barret, Wells and Young. Nickells vs. Lehman, Marsdis, Mur hbr and Scanlan. In the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, in fijuitv. Motion for an injunction. STR05d J. The complainants having been enrolled and drafted, under the pro tisioos of the act of Congress of March 3d, 1863, entitled "An Act for enrolling ind calling out the national forces, and for other purposes," have presented their bills in this court against the persons who constitute the board of enrollment, and against the enrolling officers, praying that they may be enjoined against proceedi...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 26 November 1863

nrtss niCHTORWROXG. WHKN RIGHT, TO BS KEPT BIGHT, WHEN WHO NO, TO'BE PUT H 1 G JIT. .GBEXSBVRG; THURSDAY :::::::::::::::NOVEMBEi; 20. Tlianksgi vlngr Proclamation. PnXX S YL YA SI A SS: In (he name and by the authority of the Common wealth of I'enntlvania, Andrew G. Cchtix, Gviernor of said Commonwealth. A PROCLAMATION. Whereas, The President of the United Stales by his proclamation, bearing date on the third day of this month, has invited the citizens of the United States to set apart THURSDAY, 26ti: day op NOVEMBER, next, na a day of Thanksgiving and Prayer: Now, I, Andrew G. Curtia, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, do " hereby recommend, that the people of Pennsylvania, do set apart and observe the said day accord ingly, and that they do especially return thanks to Almighty God, for. the gathered harvests of the fruits of the Earth. : For the prosperity with which He has blessed the Industry of our People, For the general health and welfare which He has graciously be...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 26 November 1863

rpjio Alio gglzLom.!. -gxa. . fHURSDAY:::::::::::::OVEMBER 26. LOCAL AND PERSONAL Ebensburq and Cbesson Railroad. 0a and after Monday, November 16, 1863, trains on this road will run as follows : ; Leave Ebensburq 7.20 A. X., connecting with Bait. Ex press West and Thro' Acr.om. East. At 7.15 P. M., connecting with Mail Train . "West and Thro' Express East. Leave Cresson At 10.45 A. M., or on departure of Thro Accommodation West.- At 8.45 P- M-i or oa departure of Express East and Mail West. .. . Chit Chat with Our Readers. The year which is rapidly drawing to a close has proven rich in blessings. Du ring its continuance, wc have had meted out to us a full measureof success in the war being waged for the perpetuity of great and eternal principles j our various industrial relations have been prospered abundantly ; the earth has yielded a fruit ful harvest ; sickness and pestilence have been withholden ; and harmony prevails throughout jour borders, excepting where, by the exceeding w...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 26 November 1863

The Committee Meeting. A philo sophical old gentleman was one day passing a new shool house, erected somewhere toward the setting-sun borders of our glo rious Union, when his attention was sud denly aroused by a crowd of persons who had gathered around the door. lie in quired of a boy whom he met; what wa? going on. : "Well, nothin' 'cept the skule commit tee, and they're goin' in." "Oh, committee meets to-day, eh ? What for?" "Well," continued the boy, "you see Bill, that's xmr biggest boy, got mad the other day at our teacher, and so he went all over and gathered dead cats. Nothin but cats and cats. Oh, it was orful, them cats." "Pshaw ! what have the cats to do with the school committee?" "Now, well, you see, 15111 kept bringin' cats and cats j always pilin' 'en up yonder, (pointing to a large pile, as large in extent as a pyramid, and considerably aromatic,) and he piled tljetu and piled them. Noth in' but cats, sats." "Never mind, my son, what Bill did. What has the committee m...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 3 December 1863

1 i fPi t . ; r t . ninttERditor and Protdi'. I WOULD RATHER BE RIGHT THAN 'RESIDENT. Hhbt Clay. TERMS-2-00 PCD AMUSf. Kwa $1.50 IX ADVANCE. IfifT fifing I 1-! lic ti largf n nf RoosJ gmitf urposj rAi4- ,worl? at tl VOLUME 5. ,.sx OF POST OFFICES. , ntKtet Post Masters. District. Enoch Reese, Blacklick. Bet h moin sepb Bbe. Carroll. Cirr0lsS-ai lieafy Natter, Chest. Cile"S- A: G. Crooks, Taylor. . Conemaugb, jJoastoli. Washint'n. Cre3SJ'; John Thompson Ebensburg. Ebensburg. White. Fdlen Timber, Tiley, Jf, Washt'n. gemlocK, handler. Johnst'wn. M. Adlesberger, Loretto. Loretto, 0rtl"oint E. Wissinger, Uonem gn Iiseww , niirbSn. - Munster. Minister, Andrew J Ferral, Susq'han. Piatt ville, n v. Bowman. v nite. itine Stau. Wharton, Clearfield St. Augustine, ritpv. Richland. nortrae Berkev. Richland. Scalp Level, B. M'Colgan, Washt'n. B. F. Slick, lfS?032?L William M'Connell Washt h. Morris Keil, . S'mefhlll. Sonman, Sammerhill, 5ummit, ClIt nCIIES, MINISTERS, &C. Prtshylerian-Y. D. ?...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Alleghenian. — 3 December 1863

RIG KIT Oil WROKG. HID BIGHT, TO It KKPT RIGHT, OK M WR0.fi 0, TO BE.rU T RIGHT. THURSDAY :::::::::::::::::DECEMI?ER 3. "Half Slave and Half Free." "Whec our fathers formed tle American eonatitutioo, they made it with reference to a fret government. It is true, slavery iexitod in many of the States, but they -'did not look upon it as a permanent insti ' tution. Tho debates iu the Convention which framed it, the contemporaneous writings of tho men who had the most to do Tith it, and the doings of the old !conledcrate Congress, aro all so many evidences to the point. Under the lead of Mr. Madison, the words ."slave" and ; "slavery" are nowhere found in that in strument. They were carefully excluded, in order that the idea of property in man 'should nowhere appear. So far as slavery appears or is recognized in the constitu tion, it is a State institution, upheld solely by the municipal laws of be States. ,Washiugton, Jefferson, and all the great etatesm?nof the early days of the republ...

Publication Title: Alleghenian, The
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