ancy with the slave interest, the Tribune began its reply with these words:
You lie, villain wilfully, wickedly, basely lie!
This observation called forth much remark at the time.
Thrice the editor of the Tribune visited the Great West this year, and he received many private assurances, though, I believe, no public ones, that his course in Congress was approved by the Great West.
In Cincinnati he received marked attention, which he gracefully acknowledged in a letter, published May 21st, 1849:— I can hardly close this letter without acknowledging the many acts of personal generosity, the uniform and positive kindness, with which I was treated by the citizens of the stately Queen of the West.
I would not so far misconstrue and outrage these hospitalities as to drag the names of those who tendered them before the public gaze; but I may express in these general terms my regret that time was not afforded me to testify more expressly my appreciation of regards which could not fai