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Tuesday Morning, April 3,
["He Veto Message.
Although we have published ?
brief synopsis of thu President's mes?
sage vetoing tho radical "Civil Right?
Bill,'*yet, as a large number of our
readers may not have an opportunity
of reading it in other journals, and
as it is worthy of a place in every
newspaper in the country, we aplace
the document -complete xon record in
As it will doubtless receive a care?
ful perusal from all, any extended
comments on this admirable State
paper are unnecessary. The ablest |
lawyers in Congress and in Washing?
ton say that its legal objections to the
bill are. unanswerable. | Its whole tone
and positions taten show that the
breach between the President and the
dominant faction in Congress is irre
concileable. The Executive has care?
fully examined and analyzed the t
chief objectionable provisions of the
bill, and has showed conclusively that j
its title, "A.n\Aet to protect all per?
sons in the iJnited States in their]
civil rights, amd furnish the means of
their vindicaron," is a complete mis?
nomer. It protects no class, and, if
between the Fe
the" State juflieaa1
8troy t?ie indepem
and open the door
titute a conflict
il authority aud
that would de?
ice of the latter,
extend our com
ETjur)s message is
4 in Europe, and
vilized world, it will
ed as the emana
ost logical, forci
en to the people of]
to perceive that Ope I
fcfrgf the North sustain
fmenced ia w jvcity on
for the relief of Cie pppr of
i, but for the past four y?xs
Uinistering to the wants, ?^d
hgthe sufferings, of Confedy
?diers, have won for themselve
generations and claim
be pne of thel
ol? the kind|
?cfcive in its
be held, as
lges, at the
?that of thc
>y their va
ltleman has presented!
handsome estate, valued|
and a large stock-rate >;
'a milk-white steer, which I
at $10,000. Besides,!
gorses, carnages, and every|
! article of use or ornament,
itions not only of Mary
many of the "Northernl
nt that the fair will re
?80,000 and 100,000,
^>e divided among the|
in proportion \p ap
IEW.-The u timberi
excellent monthly |
red. Among its lead
lire the "Influence of
^.merica;" a graphic
! Pinckney, of
\j> of the chief
led at $6 per
*nu., and New
?ional Hep ubi i
i that the Pre
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T?TE LATEST FENIAN SENSATION.-?:
Tho newest report connected withFe
niauism has reference to the alleged
fitting out o*'sundry vessels to "go a
fishing" on the Banks of Newfound?
land ostensibly, but really to effect a
landing somewhere ou the British
North American coast. The vessels
are to bo well i nan ned ?iud well armed,
and things will be so managed that
no difficulty will be experienced in
procuring clearance papers. As soon
as the landing is effected-so goes the
story-the Irish republic will be re?
gularly launched, and Uncle Sam will
be requested to recognize it as a bel?
ligerent, at least so far as to allow it
the use of United States ports, into
which prizes to Irishj^privateers may
ADMISSION OF TENNESSEE.-The cor?
respondent of the Baltimore Sun,
one of the most reliable of the Wash?
ington letter-writers, says that the
admission of the Tennessee represen?
tation depended chiefly on the fate of
the civil rights bill, and that its veto
renders it quite certain that Tennes?
see will not be recognized at this ses?
sion, either with or without condi?
No STEP BACKWARD.-A deputation
from New Jersey waited on the Pre?
sident on Wednesday last, with the
tender of a series of resolutions com?
mending his course and policy. The
President made a brief reply, but to
the point. He said he had advanced
too far in life to make any retrograde
movement, and that in relation to his
policy, ? he ' 'could take no step back?
' THE CAB?NET ON THE VETO.-It
ii stated that on the President
submitting Iiis veto message to his
Cabinet, that Secretaries Seward,
McCulloch and Welles fully endorsed
it, while Speed, Harlan and Denni?
son gave no endorsement of it. No j
suggestions were made by any mern-1
ber of the Cabinet.
NEGRO EQUALITY.-Thc venerable
Gen. Leslie Coombs, of Kentucky,
in a late address to the people of that
State, before whom he is a candidate
for re-election as Clerk of the Court
of Appeals, uses the following sig?
nificant language on a favorite radi-1
i Other candidates may do as they
please, but, so far as I am concerned,
I will do nothing to weaken or divide
those opposed to the monstrous and
unnatural doctrine rampant at Wash?
ington, of negro social and political
equality. God's curse has stamped
the negro with an ineffaceable black
skin and a wooly head; and, iu^Iiis
providence, has kewt Mm./""ior six
thonsandujui j \tf*q'oW^A^&mity to
othertr^j<gg) but allays subordinate-in
iriHB and body, as well as in civiliza?
tion and refinement; and yet we have
the spectacle now before us of a de?
liberate conspiracy in the North to
bring down our favored race to the
negro level, in violation of God's
law and all written history. The idea
of elevating the odorous sons of Africa
to the Caucasian status, is about as
absurd as trying to perfume dog fennel
by tying it up in a boquet with pinks
j SOUTHERN GOVERNORS, AND CONSE
j QUENTIIY SOUTHERN STATES, RECOG
I xi ZED.-It having been stated that
Governor Fenton has refused to grant
requisitions upon or receive papers
from the Executives of Southern
States, upon the ground that he can?
not recognize them as States in the
Union, the Albany Evening Journal
"Governor Fenton "concluded that
I while it was not -.rithin the province
of his office to decide whether the
States wMich have been in rebellion
are now thoroughly reconstructed or
not, it was sufficient for him to pro?
ceed upon the fact that they had
Governments in regular operation,
and enjoying the recognition of the
Federal authorities. Aaa consequence
! <5f this decision, he has responded to
' two requisitions made by Governor
I Wells, of Louisiana, and to one
i emanating from Governor Worth, of
I North Carolina. He has not refused
to make a requisition upon the Gover
I nor of North Carolina, because he
I has not been asked to do so. It is
manifest that if the application were
to be presented, he woidd necessarily
respond to it, upon the principles
which he ha? laid down for his
j A Corinth correspondent says that
I it is estimated that upon the two
? fields of Shiloh and Corinth there
j are not less than 12,000 Confederate
! dead, whose bones for the most part
lie bleaching above ground, the rains
having washed away thc thin layer of
i earth with which most were originally
i covered. Thc Federal dead were all
[neatly interred, in the usual way,
with head and foot boards in every
! instance, and, in most cases, were
enclosed with wooden palings.
The Baltimore Sun has the ablest ?
article we have seen npon the veto.
We gr*e a short extract:
"In detail, thc President analyzes
every section of the bill, and paints
some hideous constitutional deformi?
ty in every one of its provisions.
Those measures which have hereto?
fore encountered constitutional ob?
jection have ordinarily been found
repugnant to some single require?
ment of the fundamental law, but
the bill in question seems to have
been framed with a special purpose
to embody in itself as many offences
against right as the ingenuity of man
could throw together in one law. Its
title, strange to say, is 'An Act to
protect all persons in the United
States in their civil rights, and fur?
nish the means of their vindication,'
while every section in it contains pro?
visions which violate the rights of all
orders of society, and war against
those guarantees of municipal autho?
rity, of legislative, executive, and
judicial independence of State of?
ficers, which was essential to the pre?
servation of even the shadow of free?
dom, and without which the very
name of a State would be a mockery
in our political system.
"The cardinal vice of the bill is,
that it throws down all distinction
between the internal concerns and
the external relations of the several
States. It passes directly to the |
regulation of the minutest relations j
of personal affairs, asserting dominion ;
over contracts, suits, parties, evi
d?lice, the laws of inheritance, pur-1
chase, sale, and occupancy of real and
personal property, and all laws affect?
ing the personal security of individu?
als. It is no answer to the objection
to state that it professes to do so
only for the purpose of declaring
that there shall be no discrimination
in the laws of the several States
where the race or color of any person
born within the United States is the
cause of discrimination. Still, there
is the assumption of interference
with the whole range of municipal
power for this cause; aud if for one
cause, then for any other which the
discretion of Congress shall select,
may the internal policy of a State
be brought within the vortex of Fede?
SENATOR STEWART'S UXIYEBSAJL
SCFFKAQE ANT) UNIVERSAL- AMNESTY
PROPosrriON. -On Tuesday, Mr. Stew?
art, of Nevada, gave notice, in the
United States Senate, of an intention
to submit a substitute for his recent
joint resolution, which shall provide
that no discrimination in civil rights
and disabilities, nor in the exercise of
the elective franchise, shall exist
among the population of the United
States-Indians not taxed excepted
on account of race, color or previous
condition of servitude; but iu case of
restrictive qualifications by the States,
this provision shall not work disfran- j
chisement of any persons now enti
tied to vote.
iiec?w.. Obligations md liabilities
incurred in aid of ins il notion and
rebellion, and claims for compensa
tion on account of emancipation of j
] slaves, are void, and shall not be as?
sumed or paid by any State, or the
That whenever any one of the
eleven States, whose inhabitants were
lately in insurrection, through its
Legislature, having been first author?
ized to do so by a majority of its pre?
sent voting population, including all
who would be qualified to vote under
the laws thereof as they existed in
1860, shall have ratified the foregoing
amendments to the Constitution of
. the United States and passed laws in
conformity therewith, then, and in
that case, such State shall be recog?
nized, and its representatives admit?
ted into Congress, and a general am?
nesty shall exist in regard to all per?
sons in such State who were in any
way connected with armed opposition j
to the United States Government,
relieving them of all pains, penalties j
and disabilities which they may have
become liable to by reason of their
connection with the said insurrection, i
j The last resolution declares that it |
j is not intended to assert a coercive i
j power on the part of Congress to j
j regulate the right of suffrage in the '
GEN. STEPHEN D. LEE.-A corres- I
pondent of the Memphis Avalanche, \
writing from Artesia, Mississippi,
says that General Stepheu D. Lee,
formerly of the Confederate army. j
has leased a large plantation, on j
which he employs more than fifty j
freedmen. General Lee is of the I
opinion that cotton growing for the !
next four or five years will bo most
lucrative. He does not speak favora?
bly of emigration to Mexico, remark?
ing that though from experience he
knows the Mexican soil to be most
fertile, he had learned sufficiently
the character of the Mexican people j
to convince him that revolutions were j
as natural and inevitable in Mexico
as emptions in Mount .Etna or Te- ;
savins. He encourages all lovers of !
peace to remain at home, and by j
honestly adhering to the support of '.
President Johnson, and by strict con?
formity to all laws and proclamations,
endeavor to regain the political rights
und privileges lost by the rebellion,
and restore the prosperity of the
South as speedily as possible. G?n. :
Lee has set it good example, and, liko ,
the Lees and Johnstons, of Virginia, j
is affording an example of good sense ?
and personal industry which is worthy !
What Dors Tttttt Young Ma.? Do for ,
While most of the young meu of
our country, os far as we can learn, j
have nobly yielded to the necessities j
of the times, and are now manfully
engaged in some useful employments,
supporting themselves and assisting
their parents and friends, who have
been suddenly reduced from afflu?
ence to poverty, yet there are a few
still lurking about om* cities, towns
and villages, with no visible means of
support, who dress finely, smoke
gracefully, drink deeply, spit furious- j
ly, falk loudly, laugh outrageously,
and play the gimblet extensively.
They love to gather ia market places,
or to stand at the corners of streets
to criticise the girls, or to pass a
coarse jest. They luxuriate in street
fights, and will make the welkin ring
with their huzzas over the snarling?
of two tom-cats, or the angry blows
and curses of a pair of drunken bul?
lies. To them ? pack of cards is the
emblem of manly sport, and the
black bottle the symbol of social en?
joyment. An ivory-headed yellow
rattan is the pink of neatness, and
with it twirling in their fingers, they
promenade the streets with abob-a-dil
step, keeping time to the tune of
"Hie Betty Martin-tip-toe fine."
Too lazy to work, too proud to seek
employment, they lounge and whittle
away their precious hours in idleness
or unmanly sports, under the mis?
taken idea that they are only killing j
time, when time is only killing them.
'What does that young man do for j
a living?" is the inquiry of every one,
as some representative of the above
class of youths passes by with foppish j
air and clad in gay costume. It is a
natural inquiry, which instinctively
springs from the conviction that men
are so linked together in society that
no one can fail to do his part without
impairing the interests of others to
the full extent of his talents, resources
and influence. Xo one can divest
himself of the responsibilities which
his very existence imposes upon him. ,
He cannot shelter himself behind a
system of negative virtues, whose
highest achievement is to harm no
one. He comes into the world with
a nature, physical, mental and moral,
so constituted that he cannot cease to
act without ceasing to lire. The
Creator has so interwoven the tissue
of his being with the fabric of so?
ciety, that he cannot separate himself
from the common interests of man?
kind. He must obey the inexorable
demands of his nature. He must be
busy among men, and the pursuits of
men, or suffer the penalties which
just nature never fails to execute, and
which she inflicts without clemency
and without mercy.
It is the duty of every one, there?
fore, to take some active part on the
stage of life. Some seem to think
they can vegetate, without being
anything in particular-can grow up, i
propagate and rot like the beasts that I
perish. But we are uot placed here
to pass through the various stages of j
life without having done anything for I
the benefit of the human race. Each j
must fulfill the obligations for which i
he was sent into the world. Young
man, society has its claims upon you; j
each individual man is dependent
upon you, in some degree, for his
prosperity and happiness. The |
world, with its various pursuits and
employments, is before you; choose j
something-do something-work- !
Others seem to think the only pur- j
suit in life worthy of their honorable :
(!) ambition is the pursuit of plea
Sure, They look upon the world, in
its providential arrangements, as de- i
signed to gratify the lusts of the flesh i
and the pride of life. They reject,
therefore, tl ie graver and nobler pur- :
suits of society, and participate in
every species of vice and dissipation
that the perverted ingenuity of man
can devise. Young man, "be sure
your sin will find you out." It is an
irreversible law of nature, as well as
of nature's God, that "he that sow
eth to the flesh, shall of the flesh
reap corruption." And if, in the dis- i
pens?t ions of Providence, you should 1
escape an early grave, a miserable old j
age, with its sad experience, will but !
verify the declaration of the psalmist:
"Thou makest me to possess the sins
of my youth." Again we repeat, the
world is before you-do something
act well your part; and when the in- i
quiry is made, "What does that
young man do for a living?" your
friends may be enabled to answer,
"He lives to be doing."
LARGE COTTON* SHIPMENTS.-Exten- I
sive shipments of cotton were made
from this port during the week end
mg last evening, the aggregate having
been 16,609 bales, valued at $3,111,- |
335, of which to Liverpool there were
exported 13,257 bales, valued at $2,
492,442; to Havre, 2,150 bales, va?
lued at $403,776, and to Bremen,
1,099 bales, valued at $204.112. Thus
far in the current commercial year,
beginning with September 1, ?S65,
the shipments of cotton from this
port have been 337,606bales, or equal
to an average export of about 11.250
a week. The estimated stock availa?
ble here at present is 230,000 bales.
[New Yovk Times, 2Sth xii.
THE CASE or CAPTAIN SEMMES.-A
Washington despatch hientions a
rumor that Attorney-General Speed
has made a report to the President
upon the ease of Raphael J. Seinmes,
in which he argues that he is not in?
cluded in the general parole gi*anted
to officers of General Johuston'a
HOTEL PRICES.-The hotel proprie?
tors of New York are vo hold a meet?
ing this week to consider the ex?
pediency of reducing the price of
board. If the hotel keepers can
safely see their way to that conclusion,
it is probable that many other interests
will follow their example. The res?
taurants also are thinking of some?
thing of the same kind.
The Cauadians are taking measures
to afford pecuniary aid to the families
of volunteers called out to repel the
imaginary Fenian invasion. ??525,000
were subscribed for this purpose by
fifty persons at Montreal, on the
26th ult. A volunteer officer in
that city has been shot, it is supposed
The Athens (Ga.) Watchman, of the
14th ult., says, although the cold
snap some weeks ago killed every?
thing green, the wheat crop of that
section gives promise of doing well.
The "stand" appears k> be good,
and, notwithstanding its backward?
ness, it thinks there will be a heavy
i yield this year.
The Austrian Government has de?
termined to increase the garrison at
Cracow by 15,000 men and 80 guns,
in consequence of the accumulation
of Russian troops on the frontiers of
Galicia. It is rumored that the Rus?
sians are about to form a camp o?
40,000 men in the immediate vicinity
j of the frontier.
I DESTRUCTIVE FIRES IN NORTH CARO?
LINA.-Heavy fires have been raging
in the woods in the turpentine regions
oerqps the Trent, opposite Newbem,
since' the 16th l?timo. The New
bern Times says that thousands ol
turpentine boxes have been burned,
fences, out-houses, A-c,, destroyed,
and the fire is not yet checked.
Gen. W. W. Wood, the leader ol
\ the Brazilian emigration scheme, has
renounced "his adopted country,'
and become again a citizen of Adams
County, Mississippi. The Natchez
Courier, of the 21st announces him
as having been elected County Attor?
ney in tiie place of John S. Holt,
It has transpired that the Emperoi
i of the French and Prince Metternich
both nearly lost their lives by the fall
of an immense limb of an oak, whilt
out shooting. They had inst passed
it when it fell with a tremendous
crash. What a confusion in th?
world's affairs was most happily es?
caped, and but by a second!
Rumors are thick in Washington o:
fraud and corruption, relative to th?
proposed endorsement, bv Congress
of 50,000,000 of Mexican bonds
Several members are ready with i
full expose, should the Foreign Affair)
Committee report in favor of th?
The Selma (Ala.) Messenger says
"Wc learn that Gen. W. j. Harde?
has, at the request of Gens. Gran
an?l Sherman, received from Presi
dent Johnson an assurance that h?
may continue in the pursuits of civi
life without fear of molestation
the United States authorities."
Mexican news received by way o
Brownsville, Texas, confirms the re
ported defeat of the French Genera
Dousy, at Parras, already recorded ii
the Herald. The Liberals were sait
to have gained another importan
success in the interior of the country
By order of the President, all ad
vertisements from the War Depart
ment have been withdrawn from tin
Westliche Post, St, Louis. Thi
paper has vied with the Chicago Re
publican and Mrs. Swisshelm's pape
in slandering the President.
Ii, as is often alleged, the Feniar
scheme is only a snare to catch green
backs, it is a very successful one
The Irish farmers in the neighbor
hood of Chicago are actually sellinj
their live stock in order to contribute
to the cause.
In the Texas State Convention, ai
ordinance lias been adopted provid
ing for the appointment of a com
missioner, by the Government, t<
proceed to Washington- and repre
sent definitely the action of the Con
The New Orleans Times asserts tha
there is sufficient labor or force in tb
State of Mississippi to produce 300,
000 bales of cotton of 450 pounds pe
The Wisconsin Assembly, by
vote of every Republican niembe
but one, have instructed ?heir Sena
tors to vote for the Civil Rights bill
notwithstanding tho veto.
Maj. Gen. Slocum, late Deniocrati
candidate for Secretary of State, ha
accepted the secretaryship of a ne^
express company, with a capital o
The National Bankers' Expr?s
Company, embracing an organizatioi
of 2,100 banks, hus consolidated wit!
thu other Express Companies, Adam*
Hamden and others.
The Legislature of New Jersey i
in session, waiting to elect some Rt
publican to fill tho place from wilie]
Senator Stockton lias been ousted.
The (?eorgia Legislature has passe?
the Stay Law over the Governor'
veto, and a law punishing horse steal
ing and burglary with death.
Reports of further trouble anion
the New York Insurance Companie
ire in free circulation.
The total population of Boston
Massachusetts, is 102,264.
A heavy earthquake was felt alon
the California coast last Monday.
Hon. Alexander H. Stephens, ^
Georgia, is en route to VVaakw^flj g
Mortgages and Conveyances <<f Real !'..?
tate for sal?; atthis office.
NOT LOCAL, BUT GKNKUAI,. Why most a
skilful chemist always be a female? GW*
it up ? Because, if be's not an Anne-Eliza.
(Anaiaet",) be mast be ?, Charlotte-Ann
GOOD THINOS. -AS the 'I'M'* have u.'i
yet played out, oysters can be eaten with
perfect safety. Mr. Pollock, or the "Hear
House." has just opeued a supply of thea?:
bivalves, and will serve them up in the
very best styles. Wc return him our siu
cere thanks for a waiter of good things,
not forgetting ice-cold claret sangareeu. |
MCN-ICIPAJ. ELECTION.-The election for
Mayor and Aldermen of tho city of Colum?
bia passed off quietly yesterday, with the
i following result. We ba<..- omitted the
ballot in detail, as several '.t the gentle
j men voted for had declined:
i Maj. Theo. Stark received 24;! votes- a
majority of 29 over bis opponent.
WARU NO. 1 T. W. Radcliffe.;?t9
D. P. McDonald.26."?
A. M. Hunt... . ...20r.
; WAR? NO. -J John Stork. .215
T. S. Nickerson .197
WARD N<> Wm. P. Geiger.2G."
Dr. John Fisher.252
Wm. T. Walter.184
WARD No. 4.-lt. Weam.270
A. It. Tarlor.17".
A HiftHr.Y INTERESTTXG ROOK. We are
indebted to the publishers, Messrs. I).
Appleton ?V Co.. New York, for a copy of m
work which we are confident will be sought
for and read with avidity not only through?
out the entire South, but at the North
also-"'Stonewall Jackson a military bio?
graphy: with a portrait and maps; by
John Esten Cooke, formerly of General
Stewart's staff," It gives what we believe
to bc a really truthful account ol' the life ot
the "Christian hero," including the nu?
merous skirmishes, battles, etc., in which
he was engaged, and is written in a vivid
and attractive style, the writer having had
the double advantage nf being a partici?
pant and of verifying from officiai docu?
ments thc statements he makes. The
work is printed in the very best style, and
is for sale in this city by Messrs. Townsend
"Tss FEAST ci' THE PASSOVER."-Thin
festival among our Hebrew fellow-citizens
commenced on Saturday evening, or, ac?
cording to the Hebrews, the 14th day of
Nissan, and will continue for eight day?.
The first and last two days are kept sa?
cred; but during the intermediate four
days, business may be attended to. This
festival was instituted to commemorate the
miraculous deliverance of the Israelite.?
from bondage and during its continuance,
the Israelites cut no kind of bread but un?
leavened dough, called mazzos. It was
instituted in the following three verses, ia
the thirteenth chapter of Exodus, viz: 6th.
7th and 13th verses:
"Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened
bread, and in the seventh day shall be a
feast to the Lord. Unleavened breadshall
bc eaten seven days, and there shall no
leavened bread be seen with thee within all
thine confines/' Again: "Thou shalt keep
holy the Chug Hamazz?s-unleavened
bread-thou shalt eat unleavened brt*<
seven days, as I have commanded thee, !
the time appointed of the month of ipr?
This festival is strictly observed f
whole Hebrew denomination. \
NRW ADVKRTISEMEKTS. -Attention is c?h.^
e? o the following advertisements, whicli^
are published this morning for the ?rut
Southern Journal of Medical Sciences.
John Waties-Appeal Court.
Mrs. G. T. Scott-Dress-making.
True Brotherhood Lodge-Meeting.
Fisher & Heinitsh-Worms, Itch. Ac.
J. C. S. Brown-Mules Stolen.
Clarksons & Talley-Dissolution.
T. B. Clarkson A Co.-Copartnership.
Hardy Solomon-Cow Wanted.
Durbec & Walter-Distress Sale.
City Pire Department-Regular Meeting.
City Council-Special Meeting.
Sir William Gore Ouseley, K. C.
B., died recently at the ago of G7
years. Sir William had been in di?
plomatic service all his life. In 1857,
he was appointed Special Minister to
the United States, to settle the
Clayton-Bulwer treaty question. He
married, in 1829, an American lady,
the. daughter of Gov. Van Ness.
The Louisville Journal says: It is
an interesting fact, wherever the
Federal soldiers have lately assembled
in different parts of this State, to
send delegates to the approaching
"Soldiers'Convention," in this city,
on the 6th and 7th of April, they
have strongly endorsed the restora?
tion policy of Andrew Johnson.
Newspaper men will And it a capi?
tal rule to follow, never to mention
reports ot accidents or stirring inci?
dents, involving the names of travel?
ing actors and showmen, as they
idniost invariably require a correc?
tion, which double notoriety the par?
ties interested rather covet.
Information has been received of
i secret convention between Napo?
leon and Maximilian, concluded at
the City of Mexico, on the 19th Sep?
tember* last, fixing the pay and posi?
tions of the French agents of Mexico
for five years from the above date.
The Supreme Court of Wisconsin
tas decided that the vote of 1849,
riving the negroes of that State the
right of suffrage, is constitutional.
iud they have the right to vote.
The Jackson (Miss, j Standa'-d
earns that all the troops in Missis?
sippi have been ordered to rendez
rous at Jackson, it presumes, to be