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SOL. MILLER, EDITOR AND NJBLISMEB. y
THE CONSTITUTION AND THE UNION.
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VOLUME IV.-NUMBER 48. J
TEE QBEAT BELL BOLABD.
Suggested' rr the presideil's t&ir'ror
BY THEODORE TILTON.
tStoTUT relates that Uw famous bell Rollnd.of Ghent,
Was ma object of great affection to the people, becasse it
always rang to urn them when liberty wai in danger
Toll! Roland, toll I
High in St. Baron's tower.
At midnight boor,
The great Bell Roland spoke:
And all who ilept in Ghent awoke:
Wbtt meant iu Iron strokel
W'hj eanght each man bit blade!
Why the hot baste be made!
Why echoed ererj itreet
With tramp of thronging feet
AU flying to the city's wall!
It wat the call,
Knows well to all.
That Freedom flood in peril efiome Toe;
And eren timid bearta greiv bold
Whenever Roland toll'J,
And every band a tword conld bold
Were patnoti then,
Three hundred jean ago!
Toll! Roland, toll!
Bell nerer yet wai hnng.
Between whoM lips there twang
So trne and brare a tongne!
If men be patriou ttill,
At thy first toond
Trne beam will bound,
Great souls will llirill !
Then toll! and wake the tett
In each man's breatt,
And let bim stand confesa'd!
Toll ! Roland, loll !
Not in BL Baron's lower,
At midnight hour
Nor by the SdielJt, nor fsr off Zeyder Zee
Bat here Ibis side the seal
And here, iu broad, bright dajr!
Toll ! Roland, toll !
For not b night awailt
A brare foe at the gales,
Hat Treason lUlkt abroad inside! at noon!
Toll ! Thy alum i s not too toon!
To arms! Ring out the Leader's call !
Re-echo it from East to West,
Till every dauntless breast
Swell beneath plume and eret!
ToU! Roland, toll !
Till swords from tcabhardt leap!
Toll! Roland, toll!
What tears can widows weep,
Less bitter than when brave men fall!
Toll ! Roland, toll !
Till cottager from cottage-wall
ruaich pouch and powder-horn and gnn
The heritage of sire to son,
Ere half of Freedom's work wat done!
Toll! Roland, toll!
Till ton, in memory of hit tire,
Once more thall load and fire!
Toll ! Roland, toll !
Till Tolnnteers find out tin art
Of aiming at a traitor's heart!
Toll! Roland, toll!
Su Baron's stately tower
Stands to thit hour
And by iu tide ttandt Freedom jet in Ghent;
For when the bells now ring,
Men ihoot "God save the King,"
Until the airisrentl
Amen! So let it be:
For a true King it bo
Who keept hit people free.
Toll! Roland, toll!
This side the tea!
Vo longer they, bat we,
Hare now inch need of thee!
Toll! Roland, toll!
And let that iron throat
Ring oat itt warning note,
Till Freedom'a perils be outbraved.
And Freedom's flag, wherever wared,
feball overshadow none enslaved
Toll.' till from either ocean's strand.
Bravo men thall elatp each other's band,
Aad about: "God save oar mauve land.'"
And ton the land which God bath tared.'
'ToU.' Roland, toll.'
SPEECH OF BEVEBDY JOHVSOff.
The following is a fall report of the
OTwseeh of Hon. Eeverdy Johnson, of
Maryland, at Frederick, May 7th. The
condition of the town of Frederick on
that day is thos described :
' Union cockades and badges were dis
played in perfusion npon the coats of the
jubilant Union men, numbers of whom
were '.decidedly ambitions in their ideas
of patriotic personal adornment, wearing
rvirVmrlea aa large as sunflowers. The
stars and stripes flattered gaily from about
forty different points, ana, suiogtuuer,
Frederick may be said to hare donnned
her holiday suit for the occasion.,
,r 8PtO:CH Or BOH. RKTKRDY JOH5SOH.
i Iin before yon by the request of the
patriotic ladies of your city'to present in
their behalf a standard, the work of their
hands, which they desire to trust to yonr
testody and protection.
"With this request I comply with the
trnkt nleasure. In this existing crisis
of onr country's fate every indication of
a'natioHel, patriotic spirit, is hailed with
joy by every loyal heart.
And when, as in this instance, it is
exhibited by those whose thoughts are in
stinctively pure, haying no partisan mo
tives to influence them, bo patriotic prej
udices to gratify, no petty ambition to
subserve, no interest other than ia their
country's prosperity and good name, we
rejoice at it even the more from a convic
tion that it most tend to strengthen the
resolves of the loyal, eneanrasre the hopes
of the desponding, arja bring to si pause
trw nlnttinira n( tha mKli:.
w r o . -...liiuua,
Before doing the mere act I am delegat-
ed to perform, I hope yon will 'consider
the occasion as justifying a few thoughts
as to the duty and interest of onr State
in tne present emergency. In the origin
al causes which have produced it, she,
thank God, has' had no share. Amongst
the foremost and bravest in winning
onr independence-; amongst th truest and
wisest in forming our government, and
among6t.the first in adopting it, her sons
have uniformly given it a faithful , and
zealous support. No treasonable thought,
as far as we know, ever entered the mind
of one of them ; certainly no threat of
treason was ever whispered by them.
They ever felt the immense advantage of
the Union ; they saw evidenced by every
thing 'around them the blessings it con
ferred npon Marylsnd and npon all.
Prosperity unexampled, a national power
increasing every year with a rapidity, and
to a degree never before witnessed in a
nation's history, and 'winning for us a
name challenging the respect and admira
tion of the world. They saw in the ex
tent of the country, and the differences of
climate and habits, elements of strength
rather than.of weakness, and apprehend
ed therefore no parricidal efforts in any
quarter to destroy the government.
If occasionally murmurs of dissatisfac
tion were heard elsewhere, they were
attributed to the whining disposition of
some ami the disappofnted"ambition of
others. They were ridiculed, subjected
to no other punishment but left to stand
as " monuments of the safety with which
error of opinion may be tolerated where
reason is left free to combat it."
No "whiskey insurrection" ever occur
ed within our borders. No ordinance of
nullification was ever threatened by us ;
and, if we continue true to patriotic duty,
no ordinance of secession, direct or indi
rect, open or covert, will ever be adopted
by those in authority, or if madly adopt
ed, be tolerated by the,peopIe.
To this steadfast attachment to the
Union we are not only bound by gratitude
to the noble ancestry by whose patriotic
wisdom it was bequeathed to us, an 1 by
the unappreciable blessings tho bequest has
conferred upon us, but by the assurance,
which the most stolid intellect can hardly
fail to feel, that its destruction would not
only and at once, deprive us of all these,
but precipitate n& hita irreparable ruin.
In this ruin all would more or less
participate, but our geographical position
would make it to us immediate and total.
A peaceable disseverance the good and
gicat men who have heretofore guided our
public councils ever predicted to be ira
nossible. The nroclumations now trum
peted through the land, tho marshalling
of hosts by thousands ond tens of thous
ands, the whitening of onr waters with
and immense naval marine, the blockade
of ports, the prostration of commerce, the
destruction of almost all civil employ
ment, the heated tone of the public press
of all sections, belching forth tho most
bitter enmity, all, all testify to the truth
of this prediction.
How this is to result Heaven alono
knows. But to my mind one thing is
certain. I he government, by one single
act of its own, has given no cause for resis
tance to its rightful authority. The pow
ers which it was exercising at the moment
when rebellion began to muster its ''arm
ies of pestilence" were clearly conferred
upon it by the constitution. And if the
executive, then justly legally chosen, had
meditated any illegal policy, the friends
of constitutional rights were numerous
enough in Congress, had they all remain
ed at their posts, as they were bound to
do bv their oaths and their duty to the
holy cause of constitutional government,
successfully and peacefully to have thwart
The professed especial friends of South
ern rights, instead of this, rudely shot
from their spheres, and under the utterly
ridiculous claim of constitutional right
advised State secession. Madmen if
not worse they desecrated, too, in sop
port of this dogma, the name ofCalhonn.
He may have committed political errors
who has not? His doctrine of nullifi
cation was certainly one, in the judg
mmt of all his great compeers, sanction'
ed bv almost the entire country, but
he never maintained the nonsensical here
sy of rightful secession. On the contrary,
long after the short lived nullification, in
February, 1844, writing to his "political
fnends and supporters, refusing to per
mit his name to be presented before the
then approaching Baltimore Convention,
he said :
" That each State has the right to act
as it pleases in whatever relates to itself
exclusively, no one will deny ; but it it a
perfectly novel doctrine that any State hat
tuch a right when the comet to act in con
cert liith others, in reference to what con
cernt the whole. In 6uch cases it is the
plainest dictate of common sense that
whatever affects the whole should be reg
ulated by the mutual content of all and
not ly the discretion of each."
. That great Dhilosonhical statesman un
derstood, as in another letter of the 3d of
July, 1843, he invitee his countrymen to
understand, "in all jta great and beautiful
nroDortions the noble political structure
reared by the wisdom and patriotism of
our ancestor!, and to nave tne virtue ana
the sense to preserve and protect it,' and
declare it the "duty of the federal govern
ment under the guarantees of the Consti
tution, promptly to tupprttt phytiealforce
at an element of change, and to keep wide
open the door for the free and fall action
of all the moral elements in its power.'.'
The truth is. and I regret Bincerely to
believe it. that fear of a violation of
.v-.w. , - .
Southern rights was with the prompters
of the rebellion but a pretense. - v
WHITE CLOUD, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1861.
What they have done and are still do
ing at the sacrifice of the nation's welfare,
and of the welfare of their own section
exciting every nerve to accomplish, was
and is but to retain official power, which
they fancied"was passing from them.
Look at the usurped government at Mont
gomery. The mention of names is un
necessary ; they are destined to an un
happy immortality. Those who plotted
the seizure of forts, arsenals, mints, navy
yards, custom houses, the admitted prop
erty of the United States, seducing sol
diers and sailors from their sworn allegi
anco, using the very Senate chamber,
dedicated and sacred to duty, as a spot
from which to issue their treacherous tele
grams, are there to be seen all in power,
actual or prospective. The fact too clear
ly tells the revolting story. Men long
enjoying public honors, earning through
many years of sorvice a national fame,
owning their renown but because of the
world-wide renown of a glorious govern
ment, ore striving, day and night, to re
duce it to dishonor And destruction.
Thank God! our consolation is, that the
effort, however pregnant with the present
calamity, will fall short of its horrid aim.
They may "as well strike at the heavens
with their arms," as lift them against the
" American Union."
That the end must fail, who can doubt?
The recent census furnishes pregnant
proof of this. It shows that the free
States have a population of males, be
tween eighteen and forty-five, ot 3,778,
000, and all of the slave States only 1,
655,000, and the seceding States, ex
cluding Virginia, but 531,000 ; and if to
this vast difference of men is added that
of wealth, inventive skill, habits of in
dustry, and tho absence of any elements of
domestic danger, the disparity is iufinito
ly greater. In a struggle between such
hosts which may God in his infinite
mercy avert who can fail to see what
must bo tho end ?
But to our State tlieso facts teach a
lessou that all can understand. If mad
and wicked enough to attempt it, what
could we do to resist this immense power
on our borders? Call on the South.
Make onr Stato tho battlefield. How
long could the entire South, if flying to
our aid and succor, lcniain with and aid
us ? They might assist in drenching our
land with blood ; they might witness with
us onr desolation, but thit doom in such
a contest it would be. They would be
driven back within their own limits and
we-left alone in our calamity, to be ten
dered the more acute when, as we should,
we awoke to the insanity and crime which
occasioned it. Looking, therefore, to in
terest alone, adherncee to the government
is our clear policy. But when, as in my
judgement it obviously is, that policy is
demanded by tho most obvious demands
of patriotic duty, we should not hesitate
one moment in adopting and finally abid
ing by it.
Let those who have produced the rebell
ion exclusively snare its certain auverse
fate. Let them not, by specious promises
of assistance and futuro prosperity, swerve
us from our allegiance, lucy are even
now promising themselves comparative
exemption from the perils of the struggle.
A recent Secretary, after having used his
high position to produce the result, and
by his grossly ignorant and faithless
measures, bankrupted the treasury, is now
addressing the people of his immediate
section to persnadc them that the coming
war and its horrors will be kept far from
them, and confined to the border States.
Let ns, as far as ours is concerned, be
wise enough to frustrate this cowardly
policy. If to gain their traitorous views
war is to be waged, let them bear its en
tire brunt. Let ns not be their deluded
What is there in the modern history of
Sonth Carolina which should recommend
her teachings to Maryland ? What is
there in the intellects of the Bhetts and
Yanceys, the Cobbs, and id genus omne,
to make them onr leaders ? They did
all they could to achieve the election of
Mr. Lincoln, and bailed its accomplish
ment with undissembled delight. They
thought they saw in it the realization of
tneir long cnerisnea nopes, ana precipita
tion of the cotton States into a revolution,
and then fancied exemption from the
worst of the perils--and they now seek
to effect it in the intervention of the
other slave States between them and the
danger, bnort Bigoted men, they never
anticipated the calamities already npon
them, and the greater certain to follow.
Besides relying on the fact just stated,
they also connted securely on a large and
influenital support in the free States. . -
Little did they know the true patriotic
heart of the land. The first gun fired on
the nation's flag raised that feeling in the
Northern heart. Inst gnn, fired with
out cause, and upon a garrison about to be
starved into a surrender, by being, through
timidity, or a worse cause, left in that
condition, caused every man able to bear
arms to rush to the support of the govern
ment. Where, in the past, the South
conld connt its friends by thousands and
hundreds of thousands, not one is now to
be fonnd. The cry is the government
must be sustained the flag must be vin
dicated. Heaven forbid that the dnty of
that vindication should be forgotten by
Maryland. A temporary cause may have
made it prudent in a part oLtbe State
(I have not the heart to name the local
ity ) to suppress it. It may have happen
ed that the stripes, so often borne by her
sons to victory or a proud death, were
justly esteemed the national emblem, to
outrage which the constituted authorities
(though before justly boastful of their
power to preserve the peace, as they had
before faithfully done) were unable to
prevent or quell, and were immediately
made to share the fate of the rebellious
standard. But it "saot less true that
there is in every trae Maryland, bosom a
devoted attachments' .the aational ccr
blem, which wilLcsuse every man of us,
whenever and, wherever hearing tho in
spiring sounds, to unite in the chorus of
our national anthem : " Oh, long may it
wave, o'er the land of the free and the
home of the brave."
Though not especially impulsive, I
cannot imagine how an American eye
can look on that standard without emo
tion. The twenty stars added to tho first
constellation, tells its proud history, its
mighty influence and its unequalled ca
reer. Are these now to be forgotten and
lost ? Tell me not that this is sentiment.
Sentiment, to be snre, but it is one that
purifies and animates and strengthens the
national heart. God may be worshipped
(I make the comparison with all proper
reverence) in the open field in the sta
blo but is there no virtue iu the cathed
ral ? Does not the soul turn its thoughts
heavenwards the moment its sacred thresh
old is crossed ? This, too, is sentiment,
but it is one that honors our nature, and
proves our loyalty to the Almighty.
So it is with our national emblem.
The man who is dead to its final influence
is in mind a fool or in heart a traitor. It
is this emblem I am tho honored organ
now to present to yon. I need not com
mit it to yonr constant, vigilant ca"ro ;
that I am sure, it will ever be your pride
to give it. When,- if ever, yonr hearts
shall despond when, if ever, you sholl
desire your-patriotism to be specially an
imated, throw it to tho winds, gaze on its
beautifnl folds, remember the years and
the fields over which, from '70 to the
present time, it has been triumphantly
borne remember how it has consoled tho
dying and animated tho survivor re
member that it served to kindle even to a
brighter flame the patriotic nrdor of
Washington went with him through
all the btrugglcs of tho revolution, con
soled hitn in defeat, gave to victory an
additional charm, and that his dying mo
ments were consoled aud cheered by the
hope that it wooldjbrover float over a
perpetual Union and you at once feel
its almost holy influence, and 6wear to
stand by nnd maintain it till life itself
shall be no more.
Hero it is, citizen soldiers. It is now
yours, and with tho assurance of its fair
donors that they commit it to bravo nnd
loval bauds, and with their prayers for
your individual happiness for the resto
ration of our government to its recent
peaceful and glorions unity, and its con
tinuance as snch forever.
Contraband of War. By treaties of
United States with France, Great Britain,
Sweden, Spain, Prussia, the Netherlands,
Brazil, Central Amcrici, Mexico, Chili,
Equador, Peru, Venezuela, New Grana
da, and the Two Sicilies, goods contra
band of war, which aresnbject to seizure
by a belligerent if found on board a neu
tral ship to be conveyed to an enemy s
posts, are expressly designated as
1st, All arms and ammnnition.
2d, Bucklers, helmets, breastplates,
coats of mail, infantry belts, and clothes
made np in a military form for military
3d, Cavalry belts and horses with
4tb, All kinds of arms aud instruments
of iron, steel, blass and copper, or of any
other materials, manufactured, prepared
and formed expressly for tho purpose of
war, cither by sea or land.
5th, Provisions to a besieged or block
aded place, and those places only are
besieged or blockaded which are actually
attacked by a force capable of preventing
the entry of a vessel.
What to Do. The Boston Courier,
the organ of the Massachusetts conserva
tive men, says :
Captain! save the ship.
Call for 500,000 men.
Pledge the faith of the country to re
deem all loans in three or five years
after peace, with-interestr Let the popu
lar and monied powers unite.
Blockade Southern ports. Seize the
forts. Keep the Capitol.
Pledge the faith of the conntry to pro
tect the property and rights of all South
ern states wbicn will in tuirty days con
sent to return to Congress.
March into snch as" refuse, and declare
martial law there.
Cut off the mails take possession of
the telegraph and railroads.
Having foreborne till the end, fight now
with weapons ia yonr hands.
Remember, it is not to subjugate a
foreign foe it is to repress the treasona
ble conspiracy of a hundredth of your
Captain 1 save the ship.
Departed Greatness. When Tom
Marshall was in Congress, Andrew Ste
phenson was Speaker of the House, "and
John Tyler was President. Henry A.
Wise bad. bored the House with speech
after speech about, the greatness of Vir
ginia, when Marshall, wearied with it, re
plied to him, and his peroration was
this : "Yes, sir, Washington was a great
man, and long have yon lived on this
legacy of deDirted greatness. I had
rather have one of the moldering bones
at Mount Vernon, than every living Vir
It is a mistaken notion to imagine that
the Crop of the American Eagle is en
tirely "stayed" withCotton.
. OUB NATIVE SONG.
Osrnatire long.' orr native tong
Ob where ia bo who tores it nott
The tpU it holds it deep and strong.
Where'er we go, whata'er onr lot
Let otbet maiie greet oar ear, , ,,
With tbrilhngSrB or dulcet tone; "
We speak to praise, we pause to bear,
But ret, oh.' ret lit mot our own.
The anthem chant the ballad wild
The notes that we remember long
The theme we sing with lnplng tongue
Til this we lore our native song.
The one who bears the felon's brand.
With moody brow and darkened name.
Thrust mean. from bis father land,
To languish out a life of shame
Oh.' let bun hear some simple tlrain,
ome lar bis mother taoght ber bojr,
Hell feel the charm, and dream again
Ofbome, of Innocence, and joj:
Tbe sigh will burst, the tear will start,
And all of virtue boned long,
The best, the pcrest in Lis heart
It waken'd bj hit native song.
Self exiled from onr place ofbirtb,
To climes more fragrant, bright and gar,
The mem'rr of onr own fair earth
Mar chance awhile to fade awaj;
Bnt should some minstrel echo fall,
Of chords that breathe Columbia's fame.
Our souls will born, our spirits reara,
True to the land we love and claim.
The high, tho low, in weal or woe.
Be sure there 'a something coldljr wrong
About the heart that does not glow,
To hear its own, itt natire tong.
ABTEMTJS WABD IN THE 80UTH
TIIE SHOW IS CONFISCATED.
You hav perhaps wondered wharebouts
I was for tlieso many days gone past.
Perchans you sposed I'd gone to the
Toomb of tho Cappylets, tho I don't
know what those is. It's a popler noos
Listen to my tail, and be silent that ye
may hear. I've been among the Sesesh
ers, a earnin my daily peck by my legit
mitc perfeshun, and havn't had no time
to woeld my facile quill for "the Grate
Komick paper," ifyoa'H allow me to
kote from your troothfal advertisement.
My success was skaly, aud I likewise
had a narrer scape of my life. If what
I've bin threw is "Suthern hosspitality,"
'bout which we've beam so much, then 1
feel bound to observe that they made two
much of me. They was altogether too
lavish with their attenshuns.
I went amung the Seseshers with no
fcelins of anncrmossity. 1 went in my
perfeshernal capacity. I was actooated
by one of the most Lofticss desirs which
can swell tho human Booznni, viz : to
give the people their money's worth, by
showin them Sagashus Beests, and Wax
Statoots which I venter to say air onsur
parst by any other statoots anywheres.
1 will not call that man who sez my stat
oots is humbugs a liar and a boss thief,
but bring bim be4 me and I'll wither; him
with one of my skornful frowns.
But to prosced with my tail. In my
travils threw tho Sonny South I hearcd a
heap of talk about Seceshin and bustin
up tho Union, but I didn't think it
mounted to nothin. The politicians in
all tho villages was swearin that Old Abo
(sometime colled the I'roliayrie Howcr;
shouldn't never be noggeratcd. They al
so made fools of theirselves in varis ways.
but as they was used to that I didn t let
it worry me much, and the Stars and
Stripes continnered for to wave over my
little tent. Moor over, I was a Son of
Malty, and a member of several other
Tenmrance Societies, and my wifo she
was a Dawter of Malty, an I sposed these
fax would secoor me the infloonz and per
fection of all the fust famcrlics. Alas 1
I was dispinted. State arter State se
seshed and it growed hotter and hotter for
the underlined. Things come to a climb
macks in a small town in A'abamy,
where I was premtorally ordered to haul
down the Stars & Stripes. A deppyta
shun of red-faced men cum up to tbe door
of my tent ware I was standintakin mon
ey, (tho arternoon exhibsbun had com
menst, an my Italynn organist was jerk
in his sole-stirren chimes). "We air
cum, sir," said a milingtary man in a
cockt hat, ''npon a holy mishun. The
Southern Eagle is screamin thruout this
sunny land proudly ond defiantly screa
min, sir 1"
"What's the matter with him?" 6ez I,
"don't his vittles sit well on his stum
"That Eacle. Sir. will continner to
scream all over this Brite and tremenjus
"Wall, let him tenant. If your Ea
gle can amuse bisself by screamin, let
him went ! Jibe man annojf eu me, ior
I was Bizzv makin change.
"We are cum. Sir, upon a matter of
dooty " ; '
"You're right, Capting. It's every
man's dooty to visit my show," sed I.
"We air enm "
"And that's the reason yog are hero 1"
sez I. larfin one of my silvery larfs,
thawt if he wanted to goak I'd give him
sum of my sparklin eppygrams.
' "Sir, you'ro inserlent. The plain
question is, will yon haul down tho S tar
Spangled Banner, and hist the Southern
"Nary hist 1" Those was my reply.
"Your wax works and beests is then
confislicated, & yon air arrested as a Spy I"
"Sez I, "My fragrant roses of the
Southern clime and Bloomin daffodils,
what's tho mice of whisker in this town,
and how many cubic feet of that seduc
tive fluid can von individooaly hold ?"
They made no reply to that, bat said
mr wax Aggers was con&sticated. I axed
them if that was generally the stile.
among thieves in that cuntry, to which
they also made no reply, but sed 1 was
arrested as a Spy, and mast go to Mont
prom ry in inns. They was by this time
jined by a large crowd of other Southern!
patnts who commentt hollerin, "Hang
tho bald-headed aberRtiontsT, and bust
up his immoral exhibition '" I was ceas
ed and tied ' to a stnmp, and tho crowd
went for my tent the water-proof pavil
ion, wherein instruction and amoosement
had been 60 muchly combined, at 15
cents per head and tore it all to pieces.
Meanwhile dirty faced boys was throwin
stnns and empty beer bottles at my mas
siv brow, nnd takin other improper lib
erties with my puson. Besistance was
useless for a variety of reasons, as I read
Tho Seseshers confislicated my statoots
by smosbin them to attums. They then
went to my money box and confisticatcd
all the loose change therein contancd.
They then went and bust in my cages, let
tin all the animiles loose, a small but
helthy tiger among the rest. This tiger
has a excentric way of tearin dogs to pea
ces, and I oilers sposed from his gineral
conduck that he'd hav no hesitashun in
servin human bcins in the same way if he
could git at them. Jbxcuse me if I vtas
crooil, but I larfed boysterrusly when I
saw that tiger spring in among the pcplc.
"Uo it, my sweet ens I" 1 inardly ex
claimed, "I forgiv you for bitin off my
left tbum with all my heart ! Rip 'cm
up like a bully tiger whose Larc has bin
inwaded by Seseshers !"
I can't say for certain that the tiger se
risly injured any of them, but as ho was
seen a few days after sum miles distant
with a large and well selected assortment
of scats of trowsis in his mouth, and as
bo lookt as tho Iie'd bin bavin snm vilent
exercise, I rayther guess he did. You
will therefore perceive that they didn't
confisticate him mnch.
1 was carnd to JUontgomry in inns
and placed in durans vial. Tho jail was
a ouery cdifiss, but tho table was librally
surplied with Bakin and Cabbidge. This
was a good variety, for when I didn't
hanker after Bakin I could help myself
to the Cabbidge.
1 had nobody to talk to nor nothin to
talk abont. however, trad I was very lone
ly, specially on the firsfday ; so when the
jaler parst my lonely sell 1 put tue lew
stray hairs on tne bacK part ot my nea
(I'm bald now, but tbare was a time
when I wore sweet auburn ringlets) into
as dish-hovild a slate as possible, it rollin
my eyes liko a manyyuck, I criie: "stay,
jaler, stay ! I am not mad, but soon shall
be if you don't bring mesuthmto lak!
He brung me sum noospapers, for which
I thankt him kindly.
At Iarst I got a interview with Jeffer
son Davis, the President of the Southern
Conthicveracy. Ho was quite perlitc,
and axed mo to sit down and stato my
case. I did it, when he larfed and sed
his galluut men had bin a little 2 enthu
siastic in confisticatin my show.
"Yes," sez I, "'"they confisticatcd me
too muchly. I had sum bosses confisti
catcd in the same way onct, but the con
fislicater8 air now poundiu stun in the
States Prison at Injinnapylus."
"Wall, wall. Mister Ward, you air at
liberty to depart ; yon air friendly to
the South, I know. Even now we hav
many frens in the North, who sympa
thise with us, and won't mingle with this
"J. Davis, there's your grate mistaik.
Many of us was your sincere frends, and
thought certin parties among us was fus
sin about you and meddlin with yonr
consarns lntireiy too mucn. iSnttl.JUa
vis, the minit you fire a gun at the piece
of dry-goods called tbo star bpangled
Banner, the North gits np and rises en
massy, in defence of that banner. loi
aorin vou as individoools not ogin the
South even but to save tue nag. ve
should indeed be weak in the knees, un
sound in the heart, milk-white liver, and
soft in the hed, if we stood quietly by
and saw this glorns Govyment smashed
to pieces, either by a furrin or a intestine
foe. Tue gentle-nartea motner nates to
tako her naughty child across ner Knee,
but she knows it is her dooty to do it.
So wo shall hate to whip the naughty
South, bnt we must do it if you don't
make back tracks at onct, and we shall
wollnp yon oat of your boots ! J. Da
vis, it is my decided opinion that the
Sonny Sonth is making a egrejus mutton
hed of herself I"
"Go on, sir, you're safe enuff You're
too small powder for me'l" sed the Pres
ident of the Southern Conthieveracy.
"Wait till I go home and start out the
Baldinsville Mounted Hosa Cavalry!
I'm Capting of that Corpse, I am, and
J. Davis, beware 1 Jefferson D., I now
leave yon 1 Farewell, my gay Saler Boy 1
Good bye, my bold buccaneer 1 Pirut
of the deep blue sea, adoo ! adoo !"
My tower threw the Southern Conthie,
veracy on my way home was thrillin
ennff for yellsr covers. It will form tbe
subieck of my next. Betsey Jane and
the progeny air well.
The Vas Bouek Jamilt. What has
become of ex.President Van Bnren and
family ? None of them have come for
ward in this crisis to assist their conn
try. Where is Pnnce John, that he
does not raise his voice for the Union ?
And and old ex-President, Buffalo Plat
form, Freesoil Matty Van what has be
come of bim ? Are they for tbe rebels
or the loyalists ? for tbe Union or its en
emies 7 Vt nave tney auopiea an "arm-
ed neutrality ?" Who can cast light on
1 the subject ? Chicago Tribune.
WHOLE NUMBER, 20V
THE BISIHO OF. THE SOUK.
Thank God; tho death-Ilk, strange repose, '
Tbo horrid panlrUe rest, ,
is ended, and a Nations breast, ,
Fired with tbe old time spirit, glows.'
- t - "-u.- - -
A people long grown srrriU-aecked
With bowing under Mamnaotv'a yoke,
Itt bondage on a tndden broke.
To-day ttand haughtily erect.
It it at when tbo valley heaped
With dry bones, at the Prophets word,
A wind miraculout had atirred;
Such Life from seeming Death has leaped
No more lupine, while traitorous foes
Trample ber rights, her prowess mockr
But, roased for Battle's radett tbock,
IT Sumter fill the Xartk mrott!
No Quarrel With Maryland !
In the Baltimore Sun of the 22d inst.
only Monday last, while all Maryland
was swarming like a camp of armed mon,
and Baltimore itself'was given over to a
secession mob, we nnd tne following
".Maryland has no quarrel with tho
North, and desire:) none ; and it is her
misfortune and not her fault, if sho is to
be thrust into an unnatural conflict which
she has no disposition to seek, and cer-'l
tainly will not provoke." ,,. ,
No quarrel l Wo beg leave to tell
ber, then, the North has one with her !
Massachusetts does not forget her dead.
Eighty-six years ago tho grass at Lex4
gton was stained with tbe blood of
sons of hers who laid down their, lives in
defense of the liberties, of their conntry ;
ana on tne anniversary ot mat evcnviast
week, men and women were gathered to
gether in tho old Bay State insolemniom
memoration of thoso who died that day.
They did not know that at that very mo
ment other sons of Massachusetts wero
baptising in blood a new revolution, and
that their nnburied bodies were then
stretched upon the 6oil of Maryland. " I
pray ypn send them home tenderly," says
tbe Massachusetts Governor to the Mayor
of Baltimore. Will the State that rev
erently cherishes the memories of near a
century forget the sudden grief of a week
ago ? Forget what living mothers point
ing to dead sons w'" remind her of ? No'
quarrel ! Massachusetts and the north
are one. Let Maryland look to it !
Let Maryland take heed ! The North
goes through her, as straight as the bee'
flies from flower to hive, whenever sho'
pleases, in approaching her Capital; The
North will go through ber if it bo only to
the smoking ruins of whero her Capital
onco stood. If this unlooked-for delay
in getting troops to Washington shall
have any unhappy result, and Davis and'
his " Dirt Eaters" should succeed in en
tering that city, whether he waits for tho
onslaught, or whether ho razes it to tho
ground and flies, Maryland may at least
be sure of one thing, the North will go
through and over her, in vengeance of its
desecration, though Maryland, six months
hence, be a name, and civilization shall
take possession of her once more, with a
land surveyor and a theodolite. We
make this poscript to Mr. Seward's letter
that as tho Government declined ta
submit ''domestic contention" bless tho
phrase ! to foreign arbitrament, the peo
ple aro not disposed, whatever the Gov
ernment may think of it, to snbmit to the
plug-ugliest State south of Mason and
Dixon's Line, the qnestion of how they
shall approach the Capital of their cohl
try. Let the Baltimore Sun, and all oth
er Baltimore luminaries, both great and
small, whether lights of the day or lights
of the night, remember that the North
has a quarrel with her which is to bo
settled, and can be settled in one way
only. Maryland must submit, and return
to the most contrite good behaviour ond
submission, or the North conquers her,
even if she annihilates her in doing! it. --V.
Wilson's Zouaves. The regiment of
roughs under command of Colonel Wil
son are hard cases, aad the following'
characteristic anecdote is told of them in.
the Syracuse Journal :
"A patriotic gentleman ot mew i orsr
sent a messenger with 8300, to present to-
Capt. Wilson, whose regiment, of Zou
aves is stationed at Stafen Island. The
messenger entered the camp, found the val
iant Captain, and made him acquainted:
with tbe object of his visit, at the -same
time putting bis hand into his pocket af-,
ter tne money. Aiier lumoiingiorsoma
timer the astonished messenger informed
Wilson that the mosey had 'beea stolen'
AU right I' exclaimed, the Captain 'r 'I
saw the boys in their tent counting aad.
dividing the money.' ".
The Philadelphia Bulletin gives the
following rule, for the detection ofSeoa
ator Mason, if any honest person 'should,
be arrested by mistake for that old scoun
"Let any one that is suspected of bei
ing Mason be obliged to make, a- speech.
If the audience assembled to hear him
remain and listen the orator cannot.be
Mason. If they gradually depart and
leavo him surrounded by empty benches,
then the officers may bo snre they have
the right man. His speeches ia too ben-.
ate always had the effect of clearing the
galleries more effectually than could be
done by the Sergeant-at-Arms."
Clark's Fmaue Pills
raoad examiner says : "Sooner than Vir
ginia submit to the Lincoln Administra-
tion her sons should commit suicide, and
her duaghlers refiue to bear children."