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"TELL THEM TO OBEY THE LAWS AND UPHOLD THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. "-Last Words or Stephu a. Douglas.
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Poetry for the Hour.
Thus Saith the Lord, I Offer Thee Three Things.
Is poisonous dens, where traitors hide
. LiV.e V's tha fear the day,
""Yhi'.e al! tht land onr chvters claim
Is sweating Vocd and breaihlnz flaoie,
Pmi to their country's woe and shaiue.
The recreants whisper Stay !
In peaceful homes, where patriot 8res
On Love's own altars glow.
The mother hides her trembling fear.
The wife, the sister, checks a a tear.
To breathe the partinif word of cheer,
Boldier of Freedom, Go!
In halls where Luxury lies at ease,
And Mammon keeps his state.
Where flatterers fawn and menials crouch,
The dreamer, startled from his couch.
Wrings a few counters from his pouch,
And murmurs faintly, Wait t
In weary camps, on trampled plaint
That ring with fife and drum,
The battling host, whose harness gleams
Along the crimson-flowing streams
Calls, like a warning voice In dreams,
We want you, Brother ! Come !
Choose ye whose bidding ye will do
To go, to wait, to stay !
Sous of the Freedom-loving town.
Heirs of the Fathers' old rtnown.
The servile yoke, the civic crown.
Asait your choice To-day !
The stake is laid! O gallant youth
. . With yet unsilvered brow,
If E eaves should loss and Hell should win,
On whom shall lie the mortal sin,
Whose record is, it might have been t
God calls you answer Now.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes. ADVENTURES OF A SANDUSKY BOY.
TAKING IN THE REBELS—FRIENDSHIP OF
THE NEGROES, &c, &c.
Wi are permitted to publish the following
interesting particulars of the adventures of a
young German in Secessia, as related in a
private letter from another Sanduskian in the
array. We publish it as related, for the rea
son that it will be best appreciated in that
BRIDGEPORT, ALA., Aug. 7, 1862
The most interesting topic at present is the
adventures of a Sandusky boy on the other
side of the river. His name is John Tesh
ner. He i of German descent, and lived
right opposite the Townsend House, near the
meat market. He left Sandusky about the
6th of May, 18C2 ; went to Cincinnati with
Levi Tlunter, aud there got a situation in a
jeweler's shop. He stayed in Cincinnati
few dave and then hired as division teamster
and went to Lciisville ; then to Nashville,
an1 there took a team. He drove the team
n far a Hun'srille; there enlisted in the 2d
Ohio I;;iinry, and went with his rer:men'
up to .Sievnusmi, where his company T) w hs
devi'et) to gnud knapsack" while thebaiancr
r-i '!-e re;!H'C'i went on up to Bridgeport
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re t aivl while busily tnw't-a in ri:kmi! biack-
berries six bushwhackers came on to him
suddenly and enmm-mded him to .urrem!er
They surrounded hint 'old him lie rouM. c roe
along with thetn. He wanted to know if
they hadn't bet;- have a hall a dozen more
to guard him. They told him to " dry up,"
or they would shoot him. He was more
guarded in his conversation during the bal
ance of the journey. Tbey - marched him
down to the river and took him over in a
skiff end delivered hira over to Col. Russell,
of the Patterson Rangers, commanding the
post. CoL Russell quizzed him some, and
required him to take the oath never to bear
arms against the Southern Confederacy again.
He refused to take the oath.
The following conversation occurred.
Col Ruttdl.1' Well, young man, what
regiment do you belong to ?"
Tetcliner. a I belong to the 2d Ohio Vol
unteers.'' Col. "How long hare you been in the
T. - About two weeks."
Colu What did you join tie d d Yan
kees for, and what is your object in fighting
T. Wo are fighting to sustain our Gov
ernment, that peaco and happiness may ex
ist W it did previous to this war ."
Co."It aint so. You are fighting to
free our uigroes and to create insurreotion
here in the South. Now I want you to take
the oath never to bear arms against us; if
yon refuse, I will be under the necessity of
" stringing you up.
7! " Colonel, our oScerf, when they catch
any of your men without arms, do not hang
them, but keep them as prisoners of war un
til they get chance to exchange them. I
want you to keap me and exchange me.
A prominent citizen (Caperton) now step
ped up and had a long conversation with the
Colonel, he (the citizen) agreed to take Thes
chner and take him into his family and try
and change his ideas of 1 matters and things.'
Caperton took " our hero" to his plantation
and introduced him to his family, which con
sisted of a wife, three daughters (one married
and two single.) one son, (he has three, two
in the army.) The cit'zens came from far
and near to see Teschner and took great in
terest in him. The Caperton family took
great paide in him and tried to get him to
think as they did the old woman would be
so affected sometimes, while talking to him,
as to shed tears. The girls were also greatly
taken up" with him. He had everything
his own way, they gave him the plantation
to take care of, everything was entrusted to
to his care ; the negroes were his friends and
thev would communicate all valuable infor
mation in regard to the rebels to him. He
would write all the news thus obtained to
o ir oFces. He would write a letter and
give it to the negroes, and they would take
it aross the river in the niprht and hand it t
our picVefs. In this manner Johnny (Tesch
ner) communicated a great deal of valuable
information to our officers, but our officers
did not pav much attention to it. Several
times Johnny wen' down to the river and
hollered Over information in the Hungarian
tod German languages, but he never found
any one that could answer him.
Our hero lived at the highest notch, had
everything that the heart could desire, had
negroes to fan him and get him anything he
might desire, the folks almost worshiped bim,
and if they had anything extra about the
house, he must have the lion's share.
There was a watchmaker lived near Caper
ton's house, who had the requiste tools and
material to start a jeweler shop, but had no
workman, and our Johnny worked for him a
while. He would make rings, bracelets,
chains, &c, for him, which pleased him very
much, and Herman (the watchmaker,) told
him if he would stay with him. he would
pay him large wages, and would let him have
charge of the store entirely.
Johnny's great object was to communicate
the movements of the guerrillas to our am
eers, which he did, by the aid of negroes,
aad which, if our officers had heeded, they
would have succeeded in capturing -a great
maay of them.
Col. Gunter connanded these marauding
bands of guerillas.
Cne time Col. Gunter was sent for by one
of the citizens on this side ol the river to
come over and take come Yankees that were
going to take his cattle from him. Teschner
sent this infermation over to our officers, but
they did net pay any attention to it, .If
they had they could have captured every one
of the guerrillas.
The result was that the guerrillas routed
the Yankees, (a party of the 3d Ohio Caval
ry.) killing two or three and taking a few
trophies. The guerrillas reported this to
Johnny as a great victory, and one of the
trophies that Col. Gunter too1' they seemed
to rejoice a great deal over. It was a caval
ryman's sword. The Colonel would put it
on and put on the "asony." One day he
asked Johnny if he did not thing it was a
handsome one. Johnny quietly remarked
that it was a private Union soldier's swnrd.
The farmers had all of their provisions con
cealed. The nejrroes would tell Teschner
where they were. They also had their gold
and silver buried, and the negroes thev would
tell where it was when enough Yankees
cam? ovr to take it not before.
One dsv Johnnv found ont, by aid of the
necroe. that Col. Gunter had some import
ant Hi--rwif.-l.es about his person. That same
ereiihv he (Giinier) came to Caperton's
hns to stay all nk-hr. Johnny gave him a
room rext to his room, and when he com
men'Tcd st orinr. the negro (Johnny's partner)
went into his room and got his pants and
handed them out to Johnny. Johnny took
out the rlispa'ch and handed the pants back.
The dUnatli was 'o Col. Rusell. command-
in- him to send to Braiir at Chatanooga 400
men to guide his a mv thron; h East Tennes
see. Thev were men that were acquainred
with the country through East Tennassee.
The object was to go iip to Nashville and cut
onr train off and starre us out. Their forces
are as follows : 80,000 at Chatanooga, under
Bragg. (00.000 old troops from Richmond,
and 20,000 new recruits;) 14.000 under Gen.
Smith, (10,000 opposite Battle Creek and
4,000 opposite here,) making 94,000 in all.
Their plan was for Bragg and Smith to at
tack in the neighborhood of Kashville, and
Beanregard (after he recruits his health, now
at Xfobile,) to attack us at this point.
After they (Johnny and the nearo) had
obtained this dispatch, they concluded they
would take up the " line of march" for a
more salubrious climate. They reached the
river in safety, but had some difficulty in ob
taining a boat Thej managed to steal one,
however, and had proceeded about half way
across the river before they were discovered.
They were pursued ; the night was very
dark, and the rebels were guided only by
the sound of the oars. The rebels gained on
our boys ; at one time they were so close to
"our boat" that they could almost reach it
with their hands, and one of the rebels was
in the set of catching hold of the boat, when
the negro shot him. He dropped dead in the
water, and while the rebels were picking
him up, our boat gained considerably on them.
The cha-se eontinned fcr about tn miles down
the river, when our hero landed on our side
of the river and left the negro with the canoe.
Johnny reached our pickets about daylight.
He was conducted by them to Col. Harker,
who heard his story and gave him a pass to
Hnntsville. . He went to Huntsville; saw
Gen. Buell ; gave him the stolen dispatch;
told his story, &C. Buell was evry much in
terested with him and said he would remem
ber him when the war was over.
Johnny is with our regiment now, and in
fine spirits. He is on bis way to his regi
ment, which is up at Battle Creek.
This is a very .imperfect account of his ad
ventures. , He had a bully time. I have not
related a quarter of the incidents. Sandusky
All Sorts of Good Reading.
"A Letter as is a Letter."
Th Boston Post has the following Mark
Tapley species of letter (Dated Camp Gun
powder, Army of the Potomac) from one of
its correspondents: " Dar Massits. Eoitors,
Billy Briggs and I still remain in the army.
The other morning I was standing by him in
our tent ' Hand me them scabbards. Jimmy,'
said he. Scabbards!' said I looking round.
Yes, boots, I mean.' Billy arranged himself
in liis scabbards a dilapidated pair of fashion
able boots and stood up in a very erect and
dignified manner. "Those boots of mine, I
dm't think were any relation to that beef we
had for dinner to-day, Jimmy,' said he. 'No.'
said I. ' If they were only as tough as that
beef, and tt'ce vena, it would have been bet
ter.' I say. Cradle,' he looked out, ' where
are yon V Cradle was a contraband, a gena
ine darkey, with a foot of extraordinary length
and extra beel to match, giving him a queer
look' about those extremities. ' What do you
call him Cradle for, Billy T said I ; ' that's a
queer name.' 'What would you call him,
Jimmy ? If he ain't a cradle, what's he put
on rockers for ?' Cradle appearsd with a pair
of perforated stockings. ' It's no use, said
Billy, looking at them. 1 Them stockings will
do to put on a sore throat, but they won't do
for feet It's a humiliation for a man like me
to be without stockings ; a man may be bald
headed, and it's genteel, but to be bare-footed
is ruination. Tlie sleeves is good, too,' he
added, thoughtfully, ' but the feet are gone.
There is something about the heels of stock
ings and the elbowe of stove-pipes in this
world, that, is all wrong, Jimmy.' A supply
of stockings had come that day, and werejust
being given ou. ; a pair of very large ones fell
to Billy's lot Lilly held them up before him.
' Jimmy, said he, ' those are pretty bags to
give a little fellow like me. Them stockings
was knit for the President or a young gorilla,
certain ;' and he was about to bestow them
upon Cradle when a soldier in the opposite
predicament made an exchange. 'Them
stockings made me think of the Louisiana vol
unteer I scared so the other day,' said Billy.
' How's that?' said I. ' He was among our
prisoners, and saw a big pair of red leggings,
with feet, hanging up before a tent. He nev
er said a word till he saw the leggings, and
then he asked me what they were for. 'Them,'
said I, ' them is General Banks' stockings.'
He looked scared. ' He's a big man, is Gene
ral Banks, said I; 'but then he ort to be. the
way he lives." 'How?' said he. 'Why,'
said I. 'his regular diet is bricks buttered with
morfar.' The next day Billy got a present of
a pair of stockincrs from a lady ; a nice soft
pair with his initials in red silk upon them
He was very happy. ' Jimmy, said he, 'just
look at them.' and he smoothed them down
with his hand ' marked with my initials, too:
' B for my Christian and 4 W for my heath
en name. How kind I They came just in
the risht time, too ; I've got such a sore heel ;
for it's a fact, Jimmy, that if there's anything
in life worse than unrequited love, it's a sore
heel. Orders came to ' fall in.' Billy was
so overjoyed with his new stckings he didn't
keep the line very well. ' Steady, there.'
growled the sergeant, ' keep your place, and
don't be traveling around like the Boston
Post Office.' We were soon put upon double
quick. After a few minutes Billy gave a
groan. ' What is it Billy ? saidL 'It's all
up with them.' said he. I didn t know what
he meant, but his face showed something very
had had happened. When we broke ranks
Billv hurried to the tent, and when Tgot there.
he stood, the very picture of despair, with his
shoes off, and his heels shining through his
stockings like two crockery door-knobs.
' Them new stockings of yours is breech-loading,
ain't they, Billy !' said an unfeeling volun
teer. ' Better get your name on both ends,
so you can keep them together,' said another.
' Shoddy stockings,' said a third. Billy was
silent ; I saw his heart was breaking, and I
said nothing. We held a council on them,
and Billy, not feeling stiong-hearted enough
for the task, gave them to Cradle with direc
tions to sew up the small holes. I came into
the tent soon after, and he was drawing a por
trait, with a piece of charcoal on a board
' That's a good portrait of Fremont,' said I
' he looks just like that ; that's the way he
parts his hair, in the middle.' ' That isn't a
portrait of Fremont,' said Billy ; 'it's a map
of the United States ; that line in the middle
you thought was the upper part in his hair, is
the Mississippi River.' ' Oh !' said I. I saw
him again before supper; he came to me,
looking worse thsn ever, the stockings in his
hand. 'Jimmy,' said he, ' you know I gave
them to Cradle and told him to sew up the
small holes, and what do you think he's done
He's gone and sewed up the heads.' ' It's
hard case, Jimmy said I; 'In such a case
tears are almost justifiable. ' "
"Brave Phil. Kearney."
On Monday night the brave and brilliant
General Philip Kearney fell by the hands of
an enemy he had often confronted, and by
whom his heroic life had often been sought.
The announcement of his death was made on
Wednesday morning, aud a general feeling of
sorrow was occasioned, for the people had
learned to love one who held his life so cheap
le, and who was everywhere the gallant
soldier. Before noon, however we learned
directly from General Kearney's family that
a dispatch from a member of his staff stated
that he was wounded and a prisoner. This
mUtake probably arose from the peculiar
manner of the General's disappearance, par
ticulars of which may be found in another
column. General Kearney was a native of
New York, and was about forty-eight years
of age. His family have resided in New Jer
sey since 1716, when his great grandfather
settled in Monmouth county. His father
died about 1849, leaving but two children,
General Kearney and Susan Watts, wife of
Major Alexander Macomb, late of the TJ. S.
army. Mrs. Macomb died some years since
General Kearney's grandfather was the Hon.
John Watts, founder of the Leke and Watts,
orphan house in this city, at whose instance
he entered the profession of tlie law.
He was appointed in 1837 and officer of
dragoons. In the Mexican war he was sent
abroad to inspect the armies of Europe. Dur
ing the Mexican war Kearney's cavalry squad
ron was the pride of the service and he be
came known for his dashing qualities, as our
" Murat." At the very gates of the city of
Mexico his left arm was carried away by a
cannon balll For his gallantry in Mexico,
General Kearney received the highest com
mendations. After the war Kearney travel
ed awhile, and during his stay abroad he took
a hand in the Algerian war, and was aid-decamp
at Solferino to a French marshal. He
resigned his commission in our army in 1S51.
When the present war broke out he was
in France. He returned ut once and offered
his services to the country, which created
him a Brigadier General of Volunteers, on
the 17th of May, 18G1. It was soon suggest
ed thct he have a division, but he had no
time to " cool his heels" in the ante-chambers
of those in power, and the stars passed
to other shoulders. A few weeks since,
however, he received tlie commission of a
Major General having fairly wen it on the
blood fields of Williamsburg, Fair Caks,
White Oak Swamp, Cross P.oads and Malvern
Hill, and having proved his title to it by his
more recent achievements on the Potomac.
In many of the celebrated action? of this
war, Gen. Kearney has been especially con
spicuous and distinguised. On the peninsula
his splendid division was in almost every fight,
and everywhere the fighting Phil. Kearney,
with his single arm, was a terror to the foe.
He required all of his division to wear a bit
of red flannel in their caps, so that they
might be known and that he might know
them. He always led his men in person, and
never allowed the front of the battle to get
much ahead of him. His soldiers have a
thousand stories to tell of his bravery, and of
the incessant efforts of the enemy to take
the life of one so dreaded as the single-armed
General, whose voice rang out in the roar
of battle, and who always sought the thick
est of the fray.
Rebel prisoners always desired to see him.
for in the roar of battle he had often passed
so swifily before their astonished eyes, and
had so often laughed at the shots of their
best men, that he seemed to combine at
once the character of invulnerability and
A splendid officer, a fighting general, a
brave soldier, a patriotic citizen all these
qualifies united in Philip Kearney, who has
thus set the seal of his life as his attestation
of the inestimable value of tlie cause for
which he struggled and fell. Thousands of
levoted men will strive to avenge his death
upon the cruel toe. iv. I. uom.
West and the Nigger.
Mr. West was a member of the Legislature,
and during the last winter some 40.000 peo
ple of Ohio petitioned for a law to keep ne
croes out of the State. A bill was prepared
for this purpose, and West voted against it.
For the need of such a law, Ohio is now
filling up with negroes. Every day adds to
tl eir number. They come to beg, to steal, to
I've off the charity of the industrious ; or they
come to compete with the white laborer, the
white mechanical his toil, to reduce his wages,
and drive him out of employ.
We hold that no man who is not a nigger
worshipper and an enemy to the white race,
would have voted as West did. And no man.
who is not at enmity with his own best inter
ests, and those of his children, will give West
Let it be understood by the people, that ev
ery vole for West is a vote toNiggerizeOhio:
a vo'e to pollute every city, and village, and
ncigl borhood, with hordes of worthless, idle,
vagabond negroes. All who want more nig
gers, oiijjht to vote for West ; and they will
doubtless do so.
On the other hand, all who believe that
Ohio should be preserved for the whiteman,
and kept free as possible from the presence ot
the negroes, ought to vote for Frank M Kin
ney. Frank M'Kinney is the white man's
candidate. Logan Gazette.
Tns Cincinnati Commercial says tlie Hor-
Garrett Davis has a plan of operations that
the correspondent says will bag the rebels in
this State if carried out We had rather see
the rebels carried out than tlie plan. Lott
Gkk. Sigkl has shown U3 on the Potomac,
as he did at Pea Ridge, some of- the most bu
perb fighting and adroit tactics which have
been seen since the war began. There is no
praise too high for his brilliant generalship.
We copy from the Post a few brief words
which attempt to do him justice. Gen. Mc-
Clellan will not fail to put him where his ge
nius can have free play :
It will be remembered by our readers that
he had just come up from the Rappahanock,
where he had for four days held the advance
under a heavy fire, and where, too, he had
displayed marked traits ot generalship, such
as have rarely been shown in this war. For
two days he had been upon the march, and
then, after a rest of only four hours, he again
took the advance in the most momentous
struggle which our arms have waged with re
No precaution was overlooked by him
which might guard against defeat or insure
success. The general was not miles in the
rear, ready to come up only after the engage
ment wa$ over, to congratulate his troops on
their success and to pen a brilliant dispatch ;
he was on the field, acquainting himself with
every important position ; and long before the
light could reveal his operations to a wilf foe,
every battery was stationed under his own
eye and by his own direction. The enemy
received no warning save that given by the
roar of Sigel's artillery. The advance was not
made at random ; scouts were sent out in ev
ery direction ; and all day long they went
forth and returned to their general, who found
time for caution even in the utmost fury ot
the contest Hia march was rapid, but at ev
ery step his troops were under cover of their
artillery. When the enemy was engaged, his
battallions were brought up in perfect order,
and precisely at the time and place they were
most needed. Under such leadership there
was no faltering. . By skillful management
one brigade relieved another, and nothing was
lost by delay. At night, although the enemy
had fought under cover of the woods, we had
pained upon his position tlti held the advan
Facts Concerning the Army.
Assuming an army of 600.000 men. drawn
up in single ranks, they would present a front
of 227 miles, allowing two feet per man, which
would be rather close packing.
Arrangsd in the form of a hollow square
they would inclose an arsa of 2.080.000 acres,
which is about the average extent of our Ohio
Giving each man a weight of oO lbs. of mus
ket, equipments, etc., to carry, and this army
on the march will take 15.000 tons weight.
Allowing two lbs. of food per diem to each
man, they will consume GOO tons daily. Es
timating a ton to a load it would require 600
teams to draw a day's rations, and if they
drink two quarts per day they consume 4.800
hogsheads. As a ration is estimated at 30
cents the cost of feeding this army would be
Jo.400.000 per month.
Just Tribute to a Hero.
Yesterday, as we were about writing a par
agraph suggesting the presentation of a sword
to Capt. H. N. Atkinson, for the noble and
successful defense by himself and his twenty
men. against one thousand guerrillas, at Edge
field Junction on the 20th inst, a gentleman
stepped in to inform us that the loyal citizens
of this place had anticipated us by purchasing
an elegant and beautifully finished sword to
be presented to the gallant soldier. The sword
is to bear this inscription :
" To Capt. H. N. AnciKsojf,
For Valor Displayed,
August 20, 1862."
A most appropriate inscription, and a tribute
most richly deserved by the actions of Capt.
Atkinson. May be long be spared to win
still brighter honors in the service of his coun
try, which now points to him as a bright ex
ample to all his brethren in srms.
Horace Greeley and A. Lincoln—Their Correspondence.
LTorare A. Lincoln open your ears and
pay attention. Here are twenty millions of
men, women and children in great and dead
ly peril, and here are their twenty million
screams all combined in one.
Ahraham Hello, Horace I what's up?
Horace You must attend to your business
get rid of your counsellors, take my advice,
abolish slavery, and go in for exterminating
the rebels, or the country's all gone to the
Ahraham Well, if so be that, in this war.
slavery must come down, then slavery will
come down ; but if so be that, in this war.
slavery mustn't come down, thee slavery
won't come down. There you have it wis
dom in solid chunks.
Horace You twenty millions scream on.
Exit Horace, down in the mouth. Cincin
A Good Card.
Is my absence (being on
river), Mr. Wilkes, Sr., near the corner of
Green and Seventh street, waited on my wife
this morning and informed her that the small
American flag over my door was offensive to
sot te of my neighbors, and that he wished it
taken down. The object of this card is to in
form Mr. Wilkes that I am his tenant; that I
pay said Wilkes his rent ; and that I have ta
ken down the little flag and raised two large
ones in its stead ; and if my neighbors feel
aggrieved at the change, all they have to do
is to come and take the flags of my blessed
C. C. GitEif, Mail Agent.
Louisville, Sept. 4, 1862.
That man is not so very " green," k-r all
nis flr won't conic down Cp.)
Nell Gwynn's First Love.
"My first love, you must know, was a link
boy." " A what?" " 'tis true," said she, "for
all the (rightfulness of your ' what;' and a very
good soul he was, too, poor Dick 1 and had
the heart of a gentleman. God knows what
has become of him ; but when I last saw him
he said he would humbly love me to his dy
ing day. He used to say that I must have a
lord's daughter for my beauty, and that I
ought to ride in my coach, and behaved to me
as if I did. He, poor boy, would light me
and my mother home, when we had sold our
oranges, to our lodgings in Lewkenor's Lane,
as if we had beeu ladies of the land. He said
he never felt easy lor the evening till he had
asked me how I did ; then he went gaily
about his work, and if he saw us housed at
night he slept like a prince. I never shall for
get when he came flushing and stammering,
and drew out of his pocket a pair of worsted
stockings which he had brought for my na
ked feet It was bitter cold weather, and I
had chilblains, which made me hobble about
till I cried ; and what does poor Richard do
but work hard like a horse, and buy me these
worsted stockings ? My mother bade him
put them on ; and so ha did, and his warm
tears fell on my chilblains, and he said he
should be tlie happiest lord on earth if the
stockings did me any good." This anecdote
seems to have escaped the notice of biograph
ers of " pretty, witty Nelly," as Pepps calls
West and the Soldier.
Penssyivaxia, and other States, provided
by special law, that their soldicr3, wherever
they might be, should be permitted to vote,
and their votes certified and returned to the
counties in which they enlisted.
It was proposed in the Legislature of Ohio
to provide, by a similar enactment, that the
soldiers of our State should be permitted to
vote. This measure wa3 opposed by West
Keep it before every man, whose son or
brother, or friend is in the army, that that,
son, brother, or friend, is disfranchised, declar
ed unfit to vote, by the Republican Legisla
ture, and that West aided by voice and vote
in his dislranchisement. Ought such a man
to receive support ? We say no. Logan Ga
A Secessionist Si.appkd ey a Wohak. We
are informed of a rich scene which took place
at Carp River during the last trip down, of
the propeller Racine. Among the numerous
passengers was a Johnny Bull, who made
himself ebnoxious, by giving vent from time
to time to sentiments bordering on secession.
At Carp River the propellor stopped, and
many of the passengers got ofT. A fiue speci
men of the American Eagle was on exhibition
there, and a number of the lady passeng:i-s
went to look at it While they were admi
ring the noble bird, Johnny Bull advanced.
and adjusting his eye glass sa;d in rude scorn.
" That's a d d pretty looking bird ; the Brit
ish Lion will yet wring his neck, you know."
One of the ladies in the company, wrought to
fierce indignation by the insolent remark of
the following, stepped up to him and gave
him a ringing slap in the face with her open
hand, and told him if he dared to repeat his
remark she would whip him on the spot. The
secessionist slunk away amid the cheers of the
women for the Eagle's champion. Cleveland
"Cry Secxsh Like the Divil." A Per
ry ' county gentleman informs that he met a
" Union" (?) man from Spencer county, lost
week, who accosted him in language some
thing like this : I
"How are things going politically up in
Perry county ?"
" AH for the Union in Perry county, said
our informant. " How is it in Spencer ?"
" Well, we have some Union down here in
Speneer, and I am afraid the d d Dem
ocrats are going to beat us this fall; our only
chance of defeating them is to cry secesh like
Such is doubtless to be the programme
throughout the State. Cannelion Ltd.) Re
The following is a good story about a
clergj man who lost his horse one Saturday
evening. After hunting in company with a
boy until after midnight he gave up in die
pair. The next day somewhat dejected at
his loss, he went to the pulpit, and took for
his text the following from Job : JO
"Oh, that I kaew where I might find
The boy, who had just come in. supposing
the horse was still the burden of his thoughts,
cried out :
" I know where he u he's in Deacon
The good old flag will not be lowered to
the rebel upstart ! The labor, the enterprise,
the activity, the energy, the valor of the
North, will not succumb to the mock-feudal
aristocracy of the South, and its tattered re
tainers. The progress of civilization, which
has destroyed feudal tenures on the continent
of Europe, and weakened them in England,
cannot be arrested by Lee and Ja-kson ; and
America, which in her very cradle has waged
war against the feudal barbarism of Europe,
will not allow its bastard brother in Virginia
and South Carolina to defile her historical re
cords. When events so turn up under any form
of free Government that men may not utter
thought as regards the conduct of public af
fairs, then the essential spirit of freedom is
lost. When men under any Government
yield the right to criticize the conduct of of
ficials, Lhen they become essenti.tlly slaves.
" jAck, your wife is not so pensive as she
used to be." " No," said Jack, " she has left
that off and turned ex-Pensive."
" I never wonder," says Dean Swift, to see
men wicked, but I often wonder to see them
Yoc have been to Canton, haven't you.
Jack?" "Oh yes." "Well, can you speak
China?" "Yes a little that u I speak
SnATTSBCBY observes, that after all, the
most natural beauty in the world is honesty
and moral truth. True features make the
beauty of the face, and true proportions the
beauty of architecture, as true measures that
of music. In poetry, which is all fable, truth
still is the perfection.
A backwoods clergyman having alluded to
an anchor, in his discourse, described its use
in the following manner: "An anchor i a
large iron instrument that soilors carry to
sea with them, and when a storm arises, they
take it on shore and fasten to a tree, and that
holds the ship till the storm blows over."
Nxapolzon said, " an army of deers led by
a Hon, is better than an army of lions led by
a deer." It was on the retreat at Moscow
that Napoleon uttered the above expression.
It referred to Marshal Ney. who, with a hand
full of men, cut his way through a Russiaa
army and joined Napoleon.
Characteristic. At the recent commence
ment exercises at Yale College, as the long
line of assembled vvkdom was entering the
church grave professors, venerable alumni,
ambitious graduate, &o. a "Buckeye," who
was present, innocently interrogated, " What
regiment is this."
Candidates for Congres this fall must lei
the people know whether they wih to go to
Congress to support the Government or to
attack it. A clear exposition of their views
should be demanded by their constituent.
Are they for or against tlie views of the Ex- .
ecutive as set forth in hia letter to Horace
A patent should be issued to Horace Gree
ley for a "policy," showing how to free a
slave before you catch hinx The iuveution
consists in issuing a proclamation, and ia re-i
garded as an infringent cf the Phelps patent,
with the Hunter imprvetnt.nt Rights for.
sale by Wendell PhiUpa and lie Chicago
A rocxo girl who had become tired of sing
le blessedness, wrote to her true s-rain as fol
lows: Dear Gim cume rits ciT et you are cuming
at all. Bill Collins is insistin' that i shall have
him, and he htis and kisses me so kontiner
ally that i i-ant hold out much longer, but will
Wise Men notil .vayj Wise. When the
application of coal gas to the lighting of the
streets was first suggested, Sir Walter Scott
said : " It can't be done ; it is only the dream
of a lunatic ;" and Sir Humphrey Davy, on
being told that the time would come when .
all London would be lighted with gas, said :
" You might as well talk of lighting London
with a slice of the moon, as to light it with
A rofKosoldier, who las been in more than
ore of the terrible battles of the war, write
as he gazes upon dead comrades, dear to him
almost as brothers : " After all, life is of little
value compared to honor. I sometimes foel
inclined to envy the man who hag fallen
bravely in a good cause. Truly, 'to die for
hberty is a pleasure and not a paiu.' " Thous
ands around him, in the very face of danger,
share this feeling ; and with such men meet
ing the rebellion in the fiercest fights, eisall at
home shrink from " Standing by the flag" at
all hazards t
Toe Printing Business. The late census
returns of manufacturing establishments in
New York revsals the astonishing fact that
more capitol is employed in carrying on the
printing trade than in any other business, the
amount being over $8,500,000. Over 6.000
persons aro employed in printing, and the va
rious establishments use up about S5.000.000
worth of raw material, ink, paper, &c, per
annum, producing over 11.000.000 worth of
books, paper3, &c.
If 'the Prefideut and the Generals should
attempt to adopt all the different plans for
conducting this war that they are censur
ed by the vitriol newspaper warriors for not
adopting, heaven only knows what would be
come of the army, the Union, or anything
else. The confusion of tongues are the build
ing of the tower of Babel would be no com
parison to the military chaos that the civilian
wiseacres, who are more ready to plan than
to fight, would bring upon our country.
Bkat this wnocAS. Christopher Beckwith,
of Huron couuty, has eleven sons. About a
vear ago thev cast lot3 to see which- one ot
their number should stay at home. Tlie lot
fell to diaries, being the youngest. Thereup
on ten enlisted. When the last call was made,
Charles, the last of the boys, with the consent
of his parents, came to this city and enlisted
in Capt. Scrapie's company, and ia off for the
The entire family, nt hist advices, were well
and doinsr good tervice. Again we say, beat
! this who can ! Clevelond Herald.
J To do to others as we would hare
'fhem to us, is simple justice though we
I fancy it vast benevolence. Hence, Con
l fucius' great maxim : "Humanity is the
'equity of the heart.'