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T-HE4'LERA.
y n4,ver and fountai,
jy.4weserand _plain,
ver valley and mountain,
4 apcongeagainm
see~teegsentan angel of wrathi,
f or and aguish and death iu the path.
-Iam stzbganai
ethe dirk-jungles-sweeping;
4 An- the old Hindeostmn
z4 - evas.wailingand weePipg.
JVt4r4he plague-_isutten city, e'en Farians flee,
And Qongloorpse-burthened, rolls on-to the sea.
Oothe flower-scented-gale
-Is tbe taiat of my breath,
-4nd-P*r7Wan Wivem wiA,
-r -For thie angel of death
-IL e3aai of the-ose his cold shadow hath cast,
b5ghtednbAjepesof their hearts as he passed.
Then iteian-enoWs
Y passage I crossed,
~"AM ~hedeth-weil arose -
lk-6e regions of frost
ihd ia oarche mnn.tle was there no ,Jefence
sa- 'Gi ' f~el Iinzgtouch of &ie dire pestilen e.
~y~$~ein of.salvaan
-pused fa ame
Pgi -isc Christian:nation
RO ices of Mrime ;
botwastherethe.subs tance was gone;
theiar.est ef death, I went speedily on.
A e Rti.-the co!d
' I y pathwaykswept,
Anditp Mskwa the old
The grey-bearded have wept,
without teas their 4rae palaces fired
ose comnmi"sio x at Moseoexpired.
LiIe-.a strnrg mn rom wine, -
Sherethe sun-browned are dancing
&lhe la Orthe i d, -
'A -the:step-ofagias,t, death' wine-press Itire d,
Bee me the 1iyiug-behind nie the dead.
~-- Weep. midnsof Vienna!
iHowl Venice a od Rome I
S~hea tes of Gehena
re.peuing for doom;
T plague-ertshall waithv vzir'nansion of pride,
_Wreihard tie-pporlto the dark house shall ride.
At FA Psba%sb*. sail -
- ind mi warue shall not fail
- O'e bego ocastread breast'
t~an4~-dread.med-4uough shipmats
~eg esoedica-buried the me'rnaidens weep.
o x f "Braceblel Mal."
sioest iid heistess of Braceiridge 'were
-tBliiie inatheii ~effotstotatertain their
*- - rind and giuests, being ejer on "hospitable
Uehsiintent" At such- times as I have
I'etre tomi- hereviousa chapter, when a
of fnricns ~anh acqualitances were
- 4andttheir bo pitable .roof, The
* j gally consisted of certain young
psons of bth sexes, and others a littlej
hriaydante&jin hiTe,who had left 'the state
jiglebessdniess, but who were near
jgbersiand friends and whO keptup a.re~
1im aof4frequaent social intercourse with
yat Bracebridge. Amongst.the for-.
crs eee nsies ofth famiily,1
-wht*od, tbe eldest, rejeices u h n m
iiand of tlifaflik Troy, be beau
ibe wife of Meneaushosit
bm~I~'ti.-ber Trajn lover, the attractive1
wasver aplydescribed once mn a
deterMa nb correspondent of a young
bEleer en the Confederate army, in 1861,1
leben s ie was at the age of "sweet sixteen,"
and as theiter of this article saw the letter
bie will here transcribe from memory the lines
Wrhich were deemed so descriptive "Miss --
ia giving herself up heartily to all the inno
cent abandon of rural life, jumping over ditch
es, riding the carriage horses, hunting may
pops in the fields, and running foot races ; and:
thie has cut off ber hair as if disdaining the
'restraints of young lady-hood and conven
tional life." But let no one suppose that this
inmperfe~ct trmnscript is at all applicable to the
genng lady now, at the more mature age ofj
twenty, as she-has now a greater acL9ssion of
dignity,o r 'at least .sobriety of deportment;
but ih. loyden state is perhaps her normsl
condition, though the habits of conventional
lif%hle anodified and transformed her some
trhat. Her~"twmn cherry", her bosom friend
End "h1lved heart," a young lady not unlike
her in face and form, especially in height,
who lived very conveniently niear Bracebridges
was another''~of this little-circle, and rejoiced
In the name of Petrarch's love, the fair De
Noves; .whose Christian or givep name has
been immortalized and made classic by her
po,et.lover,.in his impassioned and tender lays,
th objetar a constani and devoted passion,.
a pte and exalted love, which has perhaps
rarely been equalled. Whether this young
lady approaches v'ery near to the graces and
charms of her fair and immortalized name
sake or prototype of the fourteenth century,
I will not pretend to say, but perhaps if she
had a poet-lover to throw the illusion of his
genius over her name and person, and lend
the prestige of his fame to her history, with a
borrowed reflection of his greatness, she might
pass down to posterity and to future ages
with all the reputed charms of Petrarch's
love. If repose of manner, the absence of
stormy passions, gentleness of deportment; if
the absence of sarcasm, of censoriousness, of
uncharitableness, of selfishness, if self-deny
ing politeness, tood-breeding, if pious princi
ples and practice, if a very fair share of per
sonal comeliness, if a correct taste and pro
per appreciation of what is seemly in deport
ment as in dress, render a young lady'worthy
of a noet's love and admiration,then Petrarch's
love may not have been so far beyond her un
pretending name-sake. But what shall I say
of the other "twin cherries", the second brace
of bosom friends and "halved hearts," the
second edition of Damon and Pythias in fe
male guise, of Nisus and Euryalus in petti
coats, each one a younger sister of the two
previously described but unlike them in face
and form, being much more on the petite
order. Candor compels me to say that they
have more personal beauty, but what fear
fully practical jokes they were guilty of per
petrating upon their unsuspecting male
friends and acquaintances when they were at
the hoydenish Pge of firteen I Their sweet
ness and beauty have often been described as
angelic, by many of their male and female
acquaintances, bvt those who may have ex
perienced the pungency of their practical
jokes at the period spoken of, are very likely
disenchanted of any such ideas, and will be
more likely to class them in a very different
cat-egory, for in sl.ite of the velvet softness
of their looks and manners in general, it was
the purring smoothness of a certain domestic
animal of the feline species, whose paws ar
soft ar1d smooth to the touch, but which con
ture has parorided them for self-defence. But
more of this anon.
'The ordinary phase of character which
these young ladies t-xlii-dted, and which I
believe is their normal condition, is,.,that of
the rost amiable sweetness, gentleness,
martye,like' submissiveness and non-resist
ance to their elders and superiors or mentors,
and a most univeTsal charity. One of them
rejoices in a pretty Irish name, but it is not
Bhridget, and the other rejoices in the sweet
est -but commonest of names of Hebrew ori
gin, but wihich was honored in the p~erson of
the mother of Christ, and is widely dissemi
nated over all the. Christian world; has been.
surg in .poetry by one of the greatest natural
geises of Britamn, Scotland's own poet ;
as been handed down from past ages in his
try's page,as belonging to one whose beauty
and misfortunes, though stained with crime,
have enlisted a world's sympathy in spite of
her identification with the "scarlet woman;
wose bloody tenets have~ so horrified the
Protestant world ; and whose tragical death
forms one of the epochs in the chronological
division -of the events of all time ; whose life
and death, beauty and misfortune, royal dig
nity and hapless fate ; whose personal accomi
piishmentps and life of vicissitudes, have been
the fraitrul and exhaustless theme of histo
rians, biographers, poets, play writers, novel
ists and opera composers.
But what shall I say of the slyly mischie
vous yonnger sister, who looks very demure
to strangers, but who has her own sly fun
and humor, wbich she enjoys very much ; and
ten she- dearly loves to talk of the beaux,
and talks of them with so mnuch naivete.
And then there was~ the brilliant "Rowena",
a b,eie -inepnmn(e', as sh~e was dubbed by a
corespondent 'f. several, of this circle, who
ad hear?fromna friend so much of her at
tractiveness, and who actually opened a cor
respondence with the modern Aspasia, before
he had seen her ; whose brilliant letters
and sparkling wit in conversation, and her
general accomplishments rendered her so in
teesting as a correspondent and as a social
companion, who was in her element in society
and whose fine mental powers and poetic tem
perament found aliment in the crowded
city mart as well as mn the rural retire
ment of the mountainous districts, in the
dim cathedral aisles, as in the temples formed
by nature's own hands. 'Rowena,' although
indiginous too the soil of N-, was not of its
growth, having been transplanted at an early
stage of existence, 'out was again transported
to her native soil after long years to grace for
a period its long des2rted scenes.
To be continued.
The Washington. correspondent of the Cin
cinnatti Commercial says: The House is
exhibiting great capacity for small things-re
ceiving resolutions to inquire whether there
is any obstruction or delay of travel at Balti
more, etc. Reminding me of Foote's resolu
tion in the Confederate Congress, inquiring
whether the off horse to caissons received the
legal allowance, in number, of ears of corn ;
and whether all or any of said years were
nubbins; and if so, how many; and what~
legislation, if any, was neesary to remedy
the evil if found t eiis aramm in multo."
The Fentan Brotherhood.
We do not usually give much space to tie
doings of this organization, not because we <b
not feel an interest in the success of then
operations, but because their recent division
in New York has rather modified our opiniont
in relation to that success. The reason wi
now allude to the subject is, that the "Heac
Centre," James Stephens, who miraculousl
escaped from one of the strongest Britist
prisons, has written a letter to this country
which makes a new era in diplomatic and of
ficial correspondence. The men who are t#
"write the epitaph of Emmett" have no time
to spare fcr the unmeaning, hollow and arti*
ticial formula of courtesy with which. ordinary:
official correspondence has been conducted-fo
many centuries.
Mr. Stephens' letters to the American Hea"
Centre, O'Mahoney, are admirable specirnena
of the plain, straight-forward style which wil
prevail when the magnificent enterprise of th(
Brotherhood is crowned with success. There
is no circumlocution about the official letters
of Stephens. He certainly writes with gloves
off, and hits as if he wrote with the national
weapon of Ireland. In what striking contrast
to the ordinary common-'places of Seward,
Russell, Adams, &c., are the following tren
chant, vigorous, incisive sentences from the
letter of Stephens to O'Mahoney. They sound
liko the "whack" of the shillelah, well deliv
ered, after a supplemental flourish and war
dance. We make the following extract from
his letter :-Columbia Phoeni,t.
I. R.
7o John O'Xahoney, Esq., Representative and
Financial.Agent of the Irik Republic in
the United States:
* December 22, 1865.
* * * Treason and baseness in every
shape have been at work around you, and to
such effect as to have put the. causeof Ireland
in serious peril. The manhood of Ireland re
joices at it with me, for it indicates the justice
of their judgment regarding a wretch, P. J.
Meehan, whose advent to tbis country wasan
insult to our reason, manhood and patriotism.
Wishing to work harmoniously with the F.
B., I put a curb on my temper in presence of
this shallow knave, and even risked my repu-.
tation in order- to set him fairly ..with my
friends. His prufessioas and letter to you,
(were they sei. t?) togethei with my. represea
tations, did away with much of the disgust
an. indignation stirred upA by his presen4.
But,. even before he left, the cloven foot was
again visible to all. He sneaked out of the
country. Well, I saved his life, as I so often
me.Yd thLat of a n-s i2'
Brand hini now without pity. It grieves me
to hear that Michael Scanlan is in the ranks
of cowardice and treason; but, whatever I
may have once thought of him or anybody
else, the instant they prove false to-Ireland, I
would lash them from me like so nany dogs.
Away with alt such fools and rogues.at once.
If our ranks be somewhat thinned 'by this
summary riddance of traitors, our reliable
strength is but increased. By-the-way, some
ood men were s,nt over here by Scanlan.
We know how to appreciate them. But. he
sent over others of so vile a kind that, at their
first interview with me, they, in confidence,
accused each other of rmbbery and I know not
what! It may be that such scoundrels would
fght; hut, till we are actually iri the field,
fellows of this stamp would be a standing
shame, and danger to us. Thauk God, they
have sneaked away-some of them at the mner
st shadow of danger. May they never pollute
ur shores! Cut and hack the rotten branches
round you witimut pity. This can be done
afely at your side; because the stag is harm
ess there.
*: * * **
The accompanying document confers on you
n America, Canada, etc., the absolute .and
nquestionable authority of Representativye
nd Financial Agent of the Irish Republic.
With the old friendly feeling, I am yours fra
ternally,
e JAMES STEPHENS, C. E I. R.
The following is O'Mahoney's commission:
Iss REPUBLIc,-, I)ec. 23, 1865.
To the 1(embers of the Fenian Brotherhood
and the Friends of Irela4nd gener'ally in
the United States of America, Canada,
COUNTRYMEN AND FRIENDs : Aware that cer
tain members of the Eenian Brotherhood, and
notoriously the Senate ofi that association,
ave madly and traitorously moyed in a mad
and, traitorous end, raised the. cry. "to' Cana
da," instead of the cry "to Ireland;" and aware
that John O'Mahoney, known. as Head-Centre
and President of the Fenian Brotherhood, has
wisely and firmly, as in duty -bound, opposed
this mad and traitorous -diversion from the
right path4 the-only path that could possibly
save our country and -our race-I in conse
quence hereby appoint the said John O'Maho
ney, Representative and Financial Agent of
the Irish Republic in the United States of
America, Canada, &c., with ample and un
questionable authority to * * * , and in
all other ways in whi~ch, to *e best of his
judgment, he can serve Ireland-that land,.to
which he has devoted life and honor. I
ereby authorize and call on him to do so.
JAMES STEPRENS, C. E. I. R.
In this connection, whilst speaking of the
operations of the F. B., we extract the follow
ing from the New York World, of 'the 23d
inst.:
"During Sunday last, a neatly built vessel,
sitting well to the water, and having an ex
eptionally saucy look, might have been seen
moored close to the Brooklyni Navy Yard.
The intelligent observer might also have seen
that her appurtenances betokened not only
fine sea-going qualities,- but certain others
which are held to be essential in time of-war.
What these qualities were it is not our busi
ness to divulge. But the most remarkable
thing about this vessel, was the fact that at
her mast-head,' along with the Amcrican col
ors, floated a certain green flag, which is cer
tainly not yet recognized by the English Gov
ernment as the emblems of any independent
nationality. A close observation would lead
to the discovery that the flag so flying bore
the famous "sun-burst," which the vessel is
to carry over the seas, and that, in short, the
lag was the emblem of the Irish Republic.
"During the whole of Sunday the vessel was
inspected by crowds of the curious, and OUr
reporter was specially favored by the captain
with a lengthy view of the vessel from stem
to stern. IIe was not able to learn whether
eAd Cnter OMinhonr insected the vesol
on that day, but presumes that migut o taKen
for granted.
"Singular enough, the vessel and flag might
riot have been seen at 10 o'clock yesterday
morning, but at 9 o'clock she might have been
observed goirg gallantly, flag flying, toward
Sandy Hook.
"She is under the command of Capt. Mor
ley, and had a pilot on board. The captain is.
well known as a thorough Irishman, and one
who has the cause of his country at heart."
This is the only available way at present
for the "Fenians"to strike home.
The Mexican Emigration Scheme.
There has just been issued from the Govern
ment Printing Office the Message of the Presi
dent of the Uiited States, communicating to
the Senate information in regard to plans to
induce the immigratiorf of dissatisfied citizens
of the United States into Mexico, and espe
cially in regard to the plans of Dr. Wim. M.
Gwin and M. F. Maury. A brief notice of the
document has heretofore-been published, and
it may row be added as a matter of interest
that on the 6th of February, 1865, Senor
Romero addressed a lettei to Secretary Se
ward, protesting in thle most explicit and for
mal manner against the cession which the Ex
Archduke of Austria, Ferdinand Maximilian,
has made or is about to make to the French
Government, of various States of the Mexican
Republic.
In February last Senor Romero called the
attention of Secretary Seward to the printed
documents which accompanied his note, and
which, he says, show not only the friendly
and cordial understanding which existed to
the injury of the United States between the
insurgents against this Government in Texas,
and the French, who are waging a war against
the Government of Mexico in Matamoros, but
also the measures taken in concert between
the French and their agents on the one part,
and the insurgents of Texas on the other, to
resist the power of the National Government
of Mexico, sent with the view of recovering
the port of Matamoros from the possession of
the FrencX
Among the papers submitted by Mr. Rom
ero is a letter to him from -Enrique Mejia, who
says before lea*ing Mexico he was shown the
original letter from Napoleon to Bazaine, re
commending Dr. Gwin's plan as submitted to
him, and directing.the Marshal to furnish the
troops demanded by _Gwin. The object, he
says, is to colonize Sonora and other frontier
States with veteran Confederates as a barrier
to an ressions iom the United States,
and t 30gprlashostile and
istance of the French, sufclenfT
formidable to~st -anY7 -!feinpTs ~iFnst
Maximilian.
Secretarv Seward, on July 18, 1865, thanks
Senor R11onero for communicating the .impor
tant inforrmation, and informed him that the
subject vodd receive the prompt considera
tion of his Government, and that the proper
measures would be adopted in reference to
them. The Secretary accordingly wrote to
Minister Bigeliow, enclosirig a copy of three
intercepted letters, two from Mr. Gwin,. and
one from his son, showing that Dr. Gwin and,
his family are disloyal, that they are engaged
in obtaining from Maximilian, titular Empe
ror of Mexico, grants of lands in the States of
thatRepublic adjoining the United States,
and that Dr. Gwin is to be chief directing
agent iri working these mines; that a large
accession of capitalists and emigrants into
those States from the rebels against the United
States is expected; that they assure the said
Maximilian and the Emperor of France that
their contemplated proceedings tend - to pro
mote Maximilian's success; that they regard
their enIterprise, as injurious to the United
States, and that they claim to have the - pa
tronage of the Emperor of the French, withi
assurance of mtilitary aid.
Mr. Seward adds-"I have to request that
you will submit a copy of this interpreted
correspondence to M. Drouyn de l'Huys,s aid
you will frankly inform him that the sympa
thies of the American people&are already con
siderably excited in favor cf the Republic of
Mexico, and that they are disposed to regard
with impatience the continued intervention of
France in that country; that any favor shown
to the proceedings of Dr. Gwin by the titular
Emperor. of Mexico, or by the Imperial Gov-'
ernent of France with reference to these
agents, will tend greatly. to increase the pop
ular impatience, because.it will be regarded,
perhaps justly, as imparting dangers to, or at
least as.a menace against the United Stabs."'
-M; Drouyn de l'Huys in August last replied
to Minister Day ton (?) saying, "As for France,
she has on several occasions, and with entire
frankness, stated her resolution.to observe in
all the internal question1s which may agitate~
or divide the Union, ani impartial and scrupu
lus neutrality.. We have nothing to offer as
a pledge of our. igtentions bttour w6rd, but
we deem the word of France a guarantee which
will satisfy any friendly power, as we:ourselves
are satisfied with the word pledged to us :by
tie Federal Government to remain strictly
neutral with regard to affairs in Mexico."
In November last Senor Romero addressed
a letter to Secretary Seward, transmitting to
him a copy in English of the so-called five de
crees of the ex-Archduke of Austria, in which
he names M. F. Maury a declared enemy of the
United States, an honorary Counsellor of Co!
onization, and J. B. Magruder, also a declared
enemy of this Government, as Chief of the
Colonization Land Office. Maury has been
authorized to establish agencies in the States
of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Texas,
Missouri and California, and the cities of Mo
bile and New Orleans, which plainly shows
they only think to get men from the South,
and precisely from those States where they
suppose there are malcontents against this
Government.
It is a very significant fact that not a single
agency is established in the Northern States,
which were faithful to the cause of this Gov
erinent during the civil war.
Secretary Seward, on December 21st, in
forms Senor Romnero that the documents have
been duly. considered by this Government and
shall hereafter receive the attention to which
they are justly entitled.
WAsHINGToN, January 25, 1866.
The Senate is triumphahtly radical. The
votes of yesterday and to-day, on the Freed
men's Bureau Bill, shows that the radicals
have the two-thirds power in that body as
well as in the House. This Bill, which will
.p+ss the e by more than two-thirds. is1
tne most rauica ana aroiTrary meusuru, yk
systehn of measures, that has yet been de
vised so far as-the South is concerne&.
The following are the provisions of the Bill
as it passed:
That tb Vt'to establish a Bureau foi the
Relief of Freedmen and Refugees, approved
March 3,1865, shall continue in force until
otherwise provided by law, .and.shall extend
to refugees and freedmen in all parts of the
United States, and the President may divide
the section of country containing such refu
gees and freedmen into districts, each con
taining one. or more States, not to exceed
twelve in number, and by and with the advice
and consent of the Senate, appoint an Assis
tant Commissioner for each of the said dis
tricts, who shall give like bond, receive the
same compensation, and perform the same
duties prescribed by this act and the act to
which this is an amendmienrt, or the said Bu
reau may, in the discretion of the -President,
be placed under a Commissioner and Assis
tant Commissioner, to be detailed from the
army, in which event such officers, so as
signed to duty, shall serve without increase
of pay or allowances.
Set. 2 provides for the division of districts
into sub-districts and the appoihtient of
clerks, and authorizes the President of the
United States to extend military jurisdiction
and protection over all employees, agents, and
other officers in the exercise of the duties au
thorized or imposed upon them by this act.
Sec. 3 authorizes tbe-Secretary-of War to
issue provisions, fuel, clothing, etc.- for refa
gees and freedmen.
Sec. 4 authorizes the President to, reserve
from sale or from settlement under the home
stead or pre-emption laws, and to set apart
for the use of freedmen and 1dyal refugees,
male or female, unoccupied public, lands -n
Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Misssissippi and
Arkansas, not exceeding in all thrie millions
of acres of good land ; and the-Commissioner,
unner the direction of the President, shall
cause the same- from tinie -to time to be allot
ted and assigned in parcels not- exeeding
fifty acres each to the loyal refugeesandfreed
men, who shall be protected in. the- use and
enjoyment thereof, for'spch term of-time ,and
at such annual tent as may be agreed on be
tween theCommissioner- and such refugees or
freedmen. The rental shall be based.upon the
valuation of the land,-to be ascertained in such
manner as the '3oommissionermay, under the di
rection-of the President, by regulation-prescribe.
At the end of such term,. or sooner, if the Cot
missioner shall assent thereto, the occupants
of any parcels so assigned may pvrehase the
te-ger, iii fee, upon paying tberefor the
value of the land ascertained as aforesaid.
Sec. 5. That the possessory titles granted
in pursuance of Major General Serman's
spe ial field order, dated at Savannah, Jan
uary 16t 1865,_are.hereby confirmed and made
valid for. the space of three years.
Sec. 6. That the commissioner shall1 under
the direction of the President, procure in the
name,of the United States, by grant 'or pur
chase, such lands withiw the districts afore
said as may be required for refugees or freed
men dependent en the Government for sup
port; and he shall provide, or causea to be
builE, suitable asylums and schools. But no
such purchase shall be made-nor- compact for
the same entered into, nor other. expenice- -in
curred until after appropriation sbat have
been provided by Congress for the general
purposes of this act, out of which payment for
said lands shall be made'; and the Commissiot
er shall cause such lands, from'.time to: time,
to be valued, allotted, assigned' and sold in
the same manner and form provided in the
fourth section of this act ; provided always
that. the said lands shall not .be.sold for less
thani the cost thereof to the United States.
Section seven authorizes the: President to
extend military protection to the freedmen in
all cases, of laws making discrimination
against them on account of color.
SEction eight prescribes punishment for
subjecting freedmen to slavery. -
Section nine repeals all acts inconsistent
with the provisions of this.
Senator- Saulsbury deM!ared, in a speech
against the Bil that it will cost $250,00,000O
to carry it out. -It will involve a large-in
Cease of the military establisbhment. ~It 1s
entirely -hostile to the wiser poli.y of 'Gene
ral Grant, which was to turn the Freedmen's
Bureau over.to the' military. UnderthigBill
the two powers, nmilitary and civil, acting in
concert, 'or independently,'7ag'it may happen;
can be ufed to oppressthe pople.
The 5th Section extends- the. possessing ti
:le of the negroes to the Sea Island 'planta
tins'for-dhree years. ' At the end oftb'aL time
they will nndoubtedly receive a-tiile in fete.
As to tnese lands Geperaflcw ard his 1
ly said, that if Congress 'should failt46 ass
the Bill giving them to the. negroes, hewoi
restore them at once to the original .oners.
The 2?resident has also contemplated and
even promised this. But it is.taken for grant
ed that the Presient will approve of the Bill;
and, if h ~to it, it is not certain that-a su'
ficient nu ter of votes can be relied upon in
theSenate to sustain the veto. There must be
sixteen votes in the Senate to sustain a 'veto.
At present, they could be got. Even some
who are friendly to the President's polic-y can
not be relied upon to separate from their par
There are no signs of any breech in the Re
publican party. It is so strong now in both
Houses that they defy a veto. If the Presi
dent should veto tbe Negro Suffrage Bill, and
other pet measures of Congress, the prospect
is that the measure will be carried over his
head. If he set up the constitutional barrier
against their arbitrary acts, they have the
power to impeach and remove him, and will
exert that power in the most relentless man
If the amendment to the Constitution re
ported from the Reconstruction Committee,
now-under discussion in the House, meets
with any successful opposition, it will be be
cause a- more radical substitute can be found
for it to wit ; an amendment requiring all thne
States to extend the unqualified right of suff
rage to every class of persons inhabiting the
State-..negroes, coolies, aliens, &c.
General Batler's propositions for dividing
out the lands in the South among soldiers,
negroes, etc., have not yet been fully adopted
by Republican majority of Congress. The,v
may come up, however, whenever the Radi
says that young men are s e,r tattgn
maidens and widows b atat*k b
plenty. The latter seeM to be tht GtmdAO &
fnl, and -the editor, pleading i 8fVb
maidenS, says: -
"We do not think, in view of the greatica
of men, that it is fair for widows to maAra -.
ond time, until all ti younguaides-hire A-e
cured busbands. 'the re9islMrx -ougU to-tte*
to this matter; ari protebt thentreof y -
ladfes, for without the 4id, f legal euac -
the widows are sure to play the- grbgame -
will, therefore, have to be, traed -40
strona arm of the law,.as was done in ''tW
colonial history of Virgini when tbeloff'-'
Burgesses passed an act of e very chiracter
dicated. It was found that all the yoUn -
imported into the colony,were atone g
the widows, by superior ile d
without any chine'being allow~ed, to the -
and -etiring -oung taidens so the - 1
took the matter in bai'd svdffil1W6 W
again. - - -
EuROPEAN NEWs.;"The Spa -4dU.
defeated the Government troops; -t .g
cial despatches say' the insurgents a --
couraged and retrating -
It is understood tha.t Stephens,he t
1ead Clenltre, has left Paruis nd g o Gte .3
eva,,to confer with the m So
national revolutionarvlb . - *
The.Pars.corsesp.&ndensofthe T~# ~
the Meiican difficulty wgbefore -A
ministerial'couneil. -Narly* < *
favored the speed. e c'7
but the emperor thinks the tinE- h as 00t d
arrived. -
Spjnia
Snio~nam TOIWis 0.
and nobie youth 0lke4tde4i-tU- -e
his remains wwe bfght to
terred in the Episcot 1 Chirchiard - *
The -1th -tit, after t perfornae 1
ral services-bjIte. T. A d1r. B *
son o1) r. -W 80tler, ab .. -#
Mrs. Jane T. Butler, the :latter of-Bom4 W
residing. at this place. :fe *eRI AuwWai --
taso -a'hereie0fMity,.who, forw Wi e
tions; iave ben di9tisbai' '.1
General Butler of 'volutiuabirYj
Conmodore-Oliver, R;-Peny' -
Butler and Hon. A.P. PhterSn b&&
Gen. Calci -th Butler, ot Be
honor to 'ememry.- -t
-CoIMscan oMu e PLt -f. -
Pinekney, bf Chiattito iSoath ashI54a 4 ..
that iat the eipture 'CMnkia
comlmuntoseido of we u
Jt hid,beeu-Mtn T
record o 1ea ewMViIa
ia seen gainglNorth71 .Hl sWIS i"o
who -ear of :tbemrnay motiff ffia T - -
muniorrplate of St. Mieb'ael', Cha -
gift of Queen- Ane, b ad thtbf - &
rColumbia,s s also 8,-i fr-eeb
stroyette reen that occ 7-io %
ofther desaer; One iakboaeir
othe, wh n-a"-hal4enge-foNlwebiL ITW
-pals, with- -wubnd's epaed' o fi
labd, wbeh they blaic ia*y*t 1'.
succeeded in Wounding of: -
escaped without any bodily&6Vry .
This occurrence stded ,tiA
the .bloreas - eminan, Iy'm.oes
friends. After Stinkingfb-bte~-f ~ -
snpaying&severai games of 4efe
turned.to the oity; 'and were'iba
evenb^sa fie of doiers(a6adUe~
barracks. -
Wuo'~s Hro.-TheelusbUt
saysT All our~citizteir w tiiCka 4h~t
ttianona*r~ reqluired. to stata; thleir
ions in 1-880n'the boo,ks in ihe -
officej the -Union -siner.Je I$gel d
Captain sOO'le; -s0the storyransgras
overthe iat, when ldwould ,e-oe
pagetbe sa1DMhs Bf.eessinist*as'11Em
as he'' teet1r 'My.eod!" er.laimedJ - -
reading awhile, "If thesne
allthe tronbte for the paSt 9equ - -~w
coudu'tthey have doneJ fag -hen-Ust - -
had Joinedtem " We baadey
earfit~ -
adelphialfercury thui actanefje -
SwadariSchrz~
-"Ard-who is liv. Steveji?
nisn, thank 4Odbd a' tl ne inrOudeo~tI -
State, whiosefep'ited wife 1We uegro,.at~x
ihildren ate iulatt~oes. AnW- whais prt Schaui
A wNtthed''adventarer,*e .$~to,%ifMt
tive lid,.Sled hiaber for n4 g,epfh !e
salov' in tM Ri anfIiie ,ti&haq'*u
eein-eggy5 ternist thM s e um3
ifrom the ydelSly of arta &o atheb
Cao ow Emrsset.-A t Pli 0otte
dent in'a recent letter to-the New -York-Hieii4 --
gives ir ve&y gratifying -saeetMbs@gh
past year'! crop 'generally inMinOesota,"but,es
peciaRly thai -cf wheat. -The wheat yie Is~ said
toi beunprecedented, averagipg 27~ besheino the
are; and the entire c'idor being estited at
2poOO bushels, which is 48 b usheWst8 elehCrv
habitant, man, wom,anand ch :fj 8tate'
Wheat is the principal agricultural proddaiob of
the State, but extensive crops of corn, batley,
oats and potatoes are also grown.
WoarY OF ALL PRAfsE.-A Washi*c~tt
egram to the New York News, says ihat Uerdi
Delfeld, Superintendanit of the Military Acade
my at West Point, insists that upon the guns
which were captured from the Confederates and
sent to the Academy, no inscription shall be
-placed to indicate that they are trophies ef.
war. All honor to the soldier whq, in these daIW
tinks so justly, and dares to act so welL
Tux MILLtNI6IUV-The Charlittesvilte Chron
icle concludes i disquisitiof n -a he mRIennium
question wIth tIn ollowing prabsical applibation:
"If we can get The millennium, hios-ontempt
ible the Northern radicals will appear,anld how
little aal we regard their interminable amend-.
ments to the Federal ConstituticiiP"
Just so ! Think of it, Messrs. Radicals! Hot
will you feel if the millenium should come and
catch yau at your present work ?-Rich. Wig.
GOLD Mr a -The discovery of some riched
veins than' those~ heretofore worked, says the
Asheville News, hais given a new impetus to mint.
ing in Burke and contiguous counties. These
mines always paid well, anid recently bett.er than
ever. When properly developed it will likely
prove true, as is now believed, .that North C.re'
lina is wcon~d to no State, in th'e variety, extent
nji vg1ue of hr miia.ra ressures.

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