Abolitionism. — The loco focos, finding that the government cannot get along conveniently within its fiscal affairs, without making use of the U.S. Bank, as an agent, are about to abandon the stale shout of Bank! and adopt another war cry. We now hear them, from the Globe and Argus down to the two—penny triumpets, braying with great vehemence, Abolition! Amalgamation!! &c. Such has been the burden of the song of our neighbors of the Independent Republican since the election. The learned doctor who figures conspicuously in the columns of that print, finding that his services are not required at the county house, is devoting his leisure and talents to the production of sundry long-winded essays upon the subject. These accusations come from a very ill grace from a party which has given such a zealous support to practical amalgamationists, and elevated to second office within the gift of the people, a man who exhibits such beautiful proves of his predilection for doctrines of amalgamation. If the whigs are charged with having elected to that second office in the state a theoretical abolitionist, we have only to reply and that the loco focus have elevated to the vice presidency a thorough-going practical amalgamationist. In addition to this, they have among the leaders of their party, some violent abolitionists. It was owing to the excitement on the subject that they were enabled to carry their ticket in Ohio at the late election. Dr. Duncan, the great gun of the loco focus in that state is a warm abolitionist, as well as Mr. Morris, U.S. senator, from Ohio, with many other distinguished members of the party whom we could name.
The attempt to fix abolitionism upon the whigs is doubtless made in obedience to the orders from the White House in Washington, Mr. Van Buren having become perfectly satisfied that he has nothing to hope for from the north has thrown himself into the embraces of the South. Already he has acquired from that quarter a reputation of being "a northern man with southern principles," and he hopes upon fixing upon the whigs the charge of being in favor of abolitionism, to secure the entire vote of the South. This will account for the numerous compliments paid by the loco press to the intelligence, the patriotism and the magnanimity of the south. The magician, however, will find at the south too "intelligent" to be caught in such a trap.
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