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"THE "WILL OF A PEOPLE RESOLVED TO BE FREE IS LITTLE LESS THAN OMNIPOTENT.'
WINCHESTER, TENN., FEBRUARY 2G. 18G3.
Notice to Subscribers.
i HStf yl flncl beforo your name on
Co'MPLtMtrrrARV to i iiu Ladies of?
t;ie Scum. Tho annexed ' resolution j
was unanimously passed by the South
Carolina Legivaturo at its late session.
Tho unwearied exertions of tho ladies
of the South have been a wonderful j
encourugcr to tho men of tho South, j
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uii uur armies, neavcn diohs our?
country women! They deserve the?
legislative record to their patriotism f
Whereas, The women of tlie South
have conti ibuted to the prosecution of'
o-ir present struggle for independency
all the aid and comfort their gentle buk
heroic he-iris could devise, as well by;
the encouragement of their applause'
!IS ) till! riifiil'i I iff ti ) 11 t j ni' tlwi'ipi
J I w , 1IVM .
and industry : ;
sold'ers of the i
And whereas, t!i:
South, ever brave and patriotic, have j
been doubly fired to the discVu-'o of H
t h,ir dutie
chant ies :mi
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j Advertisements of charitable institutions at
I The Question in a Nutshell In
t .. i 4 1, a . wntt i a 1 1 it n ii r j t ' r ii
a article on m u'--i"u
tlm rtrtHor sind dol.v of the)
I r I i r.i XT
'tnr tho Moono r-iveninsr .ews
labodies and discloses the merits of j
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the whole SUDjoci in mo iouo-.uug ,(V(-,U. .j syta;.at.!ii(M of thes- patriotic
xtrttCt : Uisters i'i ;i c iuio'):i came :
We escaped ft tremendous perd when , be it li -snlve unanimous-
,r planters pave up their hut year s , T,ml lUU ,;iMt.Va! Assemb'v herebv
etton crop and put their .anus in corn,
i the umuiI cotton and corn croos had
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ipn piieuou, lit i- j "
tioulil have been unable to subsist the
inoplo and s'ddi'M-s the year o'i an 1
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a', snnu.u ii avis iiLc.i ni i iiu mviM "i
t!iu Yatdc'e-i. h"t this be a waniioj;
(iithi" in ci.e'U when planters arn re
j.arint' pitch their crop-. Tiu qee
tion i 'CmtedeiMtc independence is a
(il,stion of c rn. (.'o-n i- the basis ol
tiil. Witli an abnndat c" id this pre
rioiis jjrai'i. the Mupply of 1 vat an
Jimited. With p'eutV of it, every pi;
iupiV'l vviil yield nearly a pound (
MP it daily tii it. is t say, a i well
t I will wi'i.;h three hundred pouo i-
'vli'Mi a year old. No farmer tied
;:r;imhl t at giving up bis prospects of
-i eott'tn harvest, when sir h ivtuns
V:in he receis'eil from a provi-loi crop.
fii)er;"'d'N.l is the priceless lienor mm 1
'loryoi hci'viiiif, saving and r:deei".iiu
his country. Tiiere is (iao.er th:il ih')
.'lii'li prices of cotton nod the siimuhis
jtn the demand supplied by government
pmr'chases will tempt farmers to plant
Jienvily in the staplo. It would tui u
irime against Confodera to liberty to ,lo
;it. Make food enough, and we c:m
llisrht tho Yankees forever. fail to
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E XPRKSSLY FOR THK DAILY Bt'l.LKTl.t
testiiios its admiriu-; a:tirt.'eia! ion of
tlieir services, mid wicnly :i'-.'o-.s to
tlicm (he oraisi! of havin ; eontriftate 1
largely t ' tii" ri;iid pr't res oj oiw
c i'irit "v's ' !eii vera "e.i from that throat-
"tied V"iipe-Hiec of a foe wh s; t.ol
desolate 1 1 1 1 1 n s of which thev are!
oi-ii'iM mi and pride.
V. M'c, .Movements in nn; War. :
-T 1 1 i ! o S Mit'ui it conriritiii irs are dai-
ol op-hated p
revbt!ioii in th" " rtb west,
' tir-t ti n" W" Inve met wiih'v
(i a i: .; roe ni; ioo o'" th.i iu-V4
.a t he i.ress ol I lu N'ort i.
;t '.'ial h".i 1 of I Eot:I I of the.
t !i r i ii'iai n
:!,, a-,- ti id tne f! lowing:
rP!i" move'eent to set I le the present;.
'ii:lie:i!ti"s b y i c ;'i v.: a ' i oa of ve o'eseii-
tatives t'.'iiin th ' f:v S'.a'cs is ro ;ressj.
in r in tho West. Th Illin is li'ijla-1,
make it, and not only your other crops ,
:wiil do you no good, but you will loso (
iyour lands, your nogruos and your
tare h is met iint" 1 :i com tvtl.M Lo con-.
f:r with th is-- of Indiana, Kentucky j
nil 1 othe- Slates, at Louisville, in the s
month of March, the foremost man in $
that eommilte" beiu a f-tron adherent
liiucolo, and heretofore a staunch :
liiii-m. Mr. IiO"-un. the "-entio- .
m:io m qaesiioii, it aopears, tooic a
pr 'ininer.t part ii) the N tvoinb.M' dec- 'J
tion. by u fi u g all his friends to vote ;1,
the Demoeralie ticket, in order to save,?
Tbe House. Tlio Arabs, who live ; the couatry. Many other eminent p l
L u ....... .u.. .i. ti-iansof ivpuo iem proclivities have
auuia vi';ii tuu urau tu.io iin 'u.im
hn.vi ! mrii n t I on tluisattie committee. I
llAAnln nml ntU aha vl tAit!r b iMi J Ot.l III . I ' i 1 . I
"uw " " . flu, iiieasnies was opp se i, oat m vain,
jehip than any other nation in the j )V tj,0 Abolitionists in the Legislature,
.world, nevnr removrt tha saddle from i Ti is exoected that the. States of Ohio,
k ' l
the horse's back when on a loag jour
PORT HUDSON,. Feb. 24.
A flag of tiueo bout arrived from Baton
Krtjj,'e je-ttorday, bringiug threo hundred and
twenty exehanged prisoners, belonging princi
pally to the lth and 80th Louisiana regiment.
New Orleans papers contain nothing impor
tant, exeept tlio reported killing of Butler by
itoulliiiiiy, in Washington City.
There ury evidences of an early adrance up
on this point. Several mortar boats have ar
rived at Baton Uouge, as also reinforcements.
The intelligence received through prisoners
strcngtlmn this belief.
Prisoners state that reinforcements are con
tinually arriving at New Orleans, and confirm
previous reports of dtsmoralization in Banks'
RICHMOND, Feb. 25
The New York Times of tho 19th views with
reltn'tMiee that thn French Emperor has de
termined to open the Southern ports by tho 1st
nf April, for tlio export of cotton, and that h
will weleomo rather than deprecate war us tho
roiisequonre of such act. The tenor of tho
Moniteur, the general tono of tho ministerial
journals, and the leeenlly changed language of
tie; liberal press, combine, says the Times, to
'-how that this is the policy which the French
Kinperor has resolved to carry out.
'flu; Natioi ul intelligencer does not shar
The New York Times says Mercer openly
pivdiuu at Wa.shington that Napoleon will
break tlie blockade before the end of March.
The Kookurk Constitutional newspaper wa&
diotrned on the 2d inst., by convalescent
in. nps in that place.
A Inter of fien-.Scott's of October '1th 1801,
has been called fur by tho Yankee Senate,
whieli will slmw that McClellan treated Scott
w:th ilisn'siect wliilo the latter was Comman
der in Chief, and that McClellan would have
been court inartialed but for fear of doing
injury to the cause.
On the Ibth Sterling Exchango commanded
ISO in New York. Tho Timrs say3 this was
brought about by thn National loan, and tho
discussion of French mediation.
Butler had a grand reception in Baltimore,
on the th. Thirty-four young ladies, dressed
in white, and bearing flags, sung patriotic airs
The New York Times says editorially, that
an attack on Charloston was to have been
made on the 20th.
Tho Commercial Advertiser says tho en
trances to Charleston and Savannah aro filled
with torpedoes and obstructions, and we must
not be surprised if tho assault on those cities
partakes more of tho nature of a protrectd
Kentucky. A Kentucky friend in jF,-.e thim an overwhelming assault. If Fort
the army writes us as follows : i .McAllister is a specimen of the enemy's forti-
Thoir saddles have always, blan-
vieti attached that cvcr tho baek and
jloinsoftho horso. They arguo that
Jthis vital part, when heated by ruling,
should never ba made to teel tho effects
New Je.:sy, Pennsylvania una Jvew
1'ork will combine in this inovomcut.
Gunpowder mado of paper is
the Utdst novelty. A letter fry in Copen
hagen says that tho KhmI Artillery
iBoard, of Doumark, have just made a
accessful experiment with the now
material. Common packing paper was
iu tho oourso of ton or fifteen minutes
jtransforraed into a, vory powerful kind
of gunpowder, and a numbor of shots
""ere firod with it.
fi In Richmond the demand for
Qonfederato oip-ht ner coot, stock con-
jwauos unabated. Tho stock commands
j Premium of oao half per cent., paya
hla in no v 0f sjvoi' po: cent
jnJtos. Wr,sa p;ii ia t'iO eu pe-
c?nt, convertible note it sells at par.
Ga. Hurburt has nrohibited the circulation
The Tli.r:i'.ru-no.v. The New York
Herald says :
Another rebel piratical craft, tho
steamer Retribution, is plying her trade
in the vicinity of the Island of St.
Thomas. She has just been chasing
two United States vessels, and boarded
one of them. She came originally
from Wilmington, North Carolina,
about a month or two ago, loaded with
turpentine and cotton, carrying her
guns concealed in the hold.
The description given of tho Retri
bution is that she is a fore-and aft
schooner, of about one hundred and
twenty tons burthen. Her armament
consists of four heavy guns, with a
i.,, Tmn amidships. Her sailing
The news from Kentucky is greatly ( fmations, we may pauso before contemplating
exaggerated. There are but few favor- i an easy victory,
able signs. Among the Union leaders, I ' """ '
I soo none of a revolution in sentiment. ; fT Tbero is agravoyard in Win
The Legislature will only feebly pro-i Chester, Va., which deserves notice.
test. The 0,0, i!) troops "said to "be or-! It is about sixty or sevonty yards
dered to resist Lincoln's proclamation, j square. Tho grave's are in rows about
are under a late act of tho Federal j two and a half icet apart, extending
Congress. It is a bribe to otaee-holders j tho whole length. There aro some
and contractors. The action reported 'twelve or fifteen hundred graves, each
so far is by Democrats entiuly, and I with a littlo board at the head, bearing
thev aro wofullv in a minority iu tho i the name of him who sleeps beneath.
Legislature. Tho people are mainly A long trench, two foot wide, and
right, but subjugated enslaved. about four feet deep, ia dug, a man
bile Rcijistcr. wrapped in his blanket is laid in and
. - - the trench is filled up just his own
A PiifcDi'vrioN of IUnikl Wkbstlii. ! length, and raised up a little above the
Some of the Northern papers reproduce level of 'the ground, as graves general-'
11 4 II 'Plwi ttnvl c nA rtf iUa Vi
it I jV UlU. IIUAU 13 tutu MU b!J?
Till! 1 O I 1 0 W I 1 1 J r . IV
Ttie Hon. Daniel Webster, of Mas
sachusetts, in a speech delivered in
Washington, just thirteen
tho last and so on till the trench is fitlod:
then another is dug and filled in like
manner. Tbero aro fifty of those
Washington, just thirteen years ago, tl.elu.ieS( cach one containing twenty
gave it as bib opinion that "it tne i"-'-. or thirty men, having a nica
ionial fanatics and abolitionists ever ! )().U.J ;ll tho hea(j of eacll 0
et the power into their bands, they
iTities are described fs very tine, i wi!l override tbe Constitution, set the
Supreme Court at deltarice, chango and
make laws to suit themselves, lay
violent hands on those who differ with
Ihem in their opinions or daro question
their infallibility, and finally bankrupt
tho country and deluge it with blood."
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She is under me coiuu..uni ! (,ajjuni
Parker. She is painted black, and, it
is said, possesses all the graceful out
line and symmetry so necessary in
regard to speed for one of her calling.
While laying at St. Thomas, discharg
ing her cargo, thoso who saw her speak
unqualified praise ol tho peculiari
ties which point her out as a swift; and
Col. Cuohman was arrested at Ripley, Mis.,
on Friday last, and put in irons as a notorious
These trcnt lies aro all filled with rebel
soldiers, who have fought tboir last
battle, and now sleep their last sleep.
Complaint is being made in Ohio and Mich
igan of the poor prospect for the next wheat
Tho Yankee Army of the Potomac has con
Hunied aa fuel twenty-four square mile ot