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John Quincy Adams

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This distinguished veteran wasreceived at Cincinnati with the greatest enthusiasm. The cercmony oflaying the corner stoneof the Observatory was performed on a very rainy day; notwithstanding which a great multitude were present. - The speech was deferred till the next day when it was delivered in Wesley Chape!. In the evening he was present at the Ladies Tea Party, got up in splendid style or the express purpose of honoring him. fiere in Shires Ampitheatre he was greeted by thousands of both sexes. The Cincinnati Herald says: "Mr. Adams seemsamazed at the overwhelming demonstrations of regard by which he is every where met in Ohio. - So used has he been to cursing, that the olessings of a whole people take him by surprise." We trust the old patriot will feel ré"reshed and encouraged by these demonstrations of affectionate confidence, manifested nol by politicians because he has offices to bestow, but by the people, because tliey reveré thcman. These tokens of respect are but a presage of the judgment of posterity. OJThe authors and abettors of the repeal of the Aduhery Law will yet be exposed notwithstsnding the suppression of the journals of the House. The Detroit Advertiser names Mr. Littlejohn, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, as the author of a report in favor of abolishing the punishment of adultery . ' The Advertiser says: We hazard the assertion that Mr. Littlejohn did malee a report of that cbaracter, for we have a confident recollection of hearing him do it. A bilí providing, as we understood it, for abolishing the punishment against fornication, adultery and rape, was referred to the Judiciary Committee; Mr. Littlejohn, reported back this bill at a subsequent day, recommending that the rape clause should be stricken out, and leaving the remainder to stand,"05a" An Indiana paper tbus holds forth coacerning the lynching of Abolitionists: "When Abolitionists took the broad ground of moral suasion, we then thought there was a chnnce for success; bnt since they have quit that and gone to stealing we tbink they have worsted instead of bettered the condition of the slnve. We do not blame the slaveholder in standing up in defence of his nghts given him by law; and so far as we are concerned' itis inmaterial, whether or not, every stealing abolitionists he can lay Hie clu'ches on, lie ties up and gives a good sound lashing-, to the tune of 'lay on McDuff, fcc." ft55 The Capítol, at Washington, has the followiíjg paragraph; Wm. A. Harris, Esq. Ex-Member of Conirress from Virginia, but now hailing from Bonnville, Missouri, ís here, nud now expects to be Clerk of the House of Represantatives. Mr. Harris stands a fair chnnce of electidh. He is a Soutlierner, and is from Virjrinia, and ís probably a Slaveholder- threedesirable qimlificaiíons for obtaining office; (L The opponents of Capital Punish ment ín Massachusetts are about making a vigorous eflfort induce the Legislaturo to abolish the system. ffThe visit of Gen. Riley to Jackson was signalized by a rumseller turning his liq.uors in the street.


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