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Thursday, August 12, 1858.

All men are created equal.
[Lincoln in his Chicago Speech.

If the assertion in the extracts from his Chicago speech be true, then the negro in this State ought not only to be allowed to vote, but even to be a candidate for the Senate, in opposition to Mr. Lincoln, his particular friend.

Well, the question is then, is his "assertion" true? We have good authority in its behalf – there could be no better to all men who believe in the wisdom and integrity of our forefathers of the Revolution. Here it is.

All men are created equal.
[Declaration of Independence.

Which horn of the dilemma will the editor of the Bulletin take? Reject the Declaration, or vote for a negro "for the Senate?" This is just where his own logic leads him. He has very evidently "got his foot in it."