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Dhe Judiciary ofhio has at length vindicated the free principies ef the State constitution. At a recent term of the Supremo conrt, judges Lane and Hitchcoclt on the bench - Judge Lano delivered the opinión of the Court on a slavc case as follows: "That if the owner of a slave voluntari ly bring him into this state, or permit him to cornc, allfeough it should beonly for the purpose of visiting or tiavelling through from one stale to another, the slave in such a case becomes a free man the moment he touches the soil of Ohio." Thus is the Qucen of the West absolved from a large mèasurc of the disgrace of slaveholding, and placed in honorable position along with Massachusetts and