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The Southern Registratin amdl White
Tlie repeated attempts of Radieal Sen
ators to explaiin' i\vay, by bold, ilicor
rect, nid often absurd statemeits,' the
disfranchiseinent of the' hite race in
the South, shaW s tbhAt they are riot wit
ling to shoulder'fairly the foul wrong
they have perpetrated ,of ef6oreiuig ne
gro supremanye on the Sonut, in order to
carry the Presidential election. They
seem to have agreed in caucus to state
flft~ thousaid 'as 'the ni~mber of whites
actually. 'disfraiehised. That niuch of
cruel prosiciiption 'theyare 'ready to as-'
sume; bnt thee assertion is, nevertheless,
a bold one, unsupiorted byany aithori'
ties or refirence. .' hey 'go on, Also, to
'tell us brazenly 'that 'i .bfiy' two States
doe 'thei btaek regiatriea 4 d'oeod the white;
and, if,.we had not, 'pa:rtlin nerek and
partly ii disgust, rfrred" em to the
Tribuud Ate' mauac, we should,-probably,
bave heardn hir cry to this' 'ery lour.
Oie' of tlien','we believe,went so far As
to ar 'e; that as' the ihteds by'jhe eein:
sis'ot 6 860 had a tah~,jity in i'll'sa'e
tw b htiats, there was no Clanger of negro
supirelacy in any; as' if the question
'ere 'oite of iopnilatiot2, instead of dis-.
franchisement. We believe thfl ation
:Iftelligceri i';s the 'flret jon1-nal to
c*a.1t'ttntion to 'this system' of'rraudu
lent 'glstriitatib,' gerrymandering, and
disfianchisenext, 'by Whic negro sii
premacy was reaclhe; and row'we have
no 'idea, of allowing 'these iinpudent
tthifts of defected wron* -doing to pass
wifthout xposure. At 'tfe risk of some
repetition, We shall give those statistics,
which these self-styled legislatois have
so inexcusably ignored or perverted.
'he 'follovinig table, compiled careful
ly from the `United Stated census; exhib
its the number of white and ntegro males
in 1860, who were 21 years of age and
upwards, in the ten proscribed States:
.,1a.lcd ocer tcraty-one. ,
States. .. Ahtite BRlack.
Alabama.......... 113,871 92,404
Arkansas.......... 70,852 22,633
Florida ............ 18,511 13,504
Louisianmi......... 94,711 92,502
Mississippi........ 80,051 89,963
North Carolina.....138,136 71,355
South Carolina. .... 65,619 84,393
Texas............. 103.500 36,215
Virginia ...........156,061 114,608
White majority ....257,034
It will be seen by, the above table
thet the reconstruction laws practically
turn iver the States of Mississippi and
South Carolina to the control of the
black race, even if every white man in
each were allowed to vote. The blacks
have a ihajority of 9,912 in one, and
18,783 in the other. In these black suf
frage is negro supremacy, treat the
whites us you will.
In Louisiana the two populations are
so nearly equal that a trifling change of,
say 900, (or one in every hundred,) would
make the blacks practically masters of
the State. A very slight disfranchise
ment of the whites would work the same
result. W e do not see how, therefore,
Ra4di " 1 Senators can deny that they
havl eliberately attempted to turn
over these three fertile and once pros
perous States and their white popula
tion,'including such Northern men as
may chance to go there for any purpose
of commerce or settlement, to the deno
mIination of what is mainly a barbarous
race. There can be fib dispute as to
these three States.
Now let us look at the results of the
registration of 1807 by the Shetridaus,
Griffins, Popes, Swaynes and Schoflelde,
carrying out zealously the' laws of Con
gress, and repelling from the lists every
white man that they possibly could
disfranchising men who had been jus
tices of the peace thirty years back,
militia officers, c3nustables, overseers of
the poor, road overseers, ferrymen, and,
in some cases, auctioneers. We have
heretofore shown the principles and punr
pose of this registration and diifran
chisement. Let us see what was actu
ally accomplished. In making this table
ne have collated statements from vari
ous quarters but have in every State
but one (Mississippi) followed the figures
of The New York Tribune, and in that
State the difference between our figures
and those of the Tribune is not very
&lgistratioa for 1867:
States. Whites. Blacks.
Alabama.."..... 74,450 90,340
Arksmsas........ 33,047 21,207
Florida............ 11148 15,434
Georgia........... 95,303 93,458
Louisiana.......... 45,199. 84,431
Mississippi ....... 47,434 62,091
North 4ierolina- ....105,00 71,657
South Carolina~ .. 47,010 80,286
Texas.............. 56,66 47,730
Negro majority, 40,807
The white majority otf 457,034 by the
census disappears, and a negro majority
of 40,807 takes its place-a change of
Then egro males, per eeasus, over 21,
were 711,572, the negro males registered
were 681,106. Makiug a faldling off of
This is bht-dly third of what '6
aMight exsieet, eonsidnring the tinmber
of deaths of ~tigtoes' ft'm disaeeas, neg
leet, bad abits, h and sthea latge eifig.
tiea-~'ttt6 Net1th and N0ltthest. -T3t
lung il these ift'iGtle account, we do hot
b~lie9f the" heo r jttIo w6uld
have reache0d Ylo bod itflol uhle
sale and Daotorflon'] Ttds8 eouitotbd all
over the South, by which the negroes
were registered under different names,
at as many precincts, and! also inany
thousands ýwho had not attained their
majority, and did °not know what their
age really was. A census ordered late
ly by (eon. Sohofield showed- that in one
ward of the city of ichtinonda full
fourth of the registereed. black voters
could not be found; and yet these- spa
rious voters hmad elected Judge Under
wood, Huanuictt; ame three others to the
The white nmaes, aper cenasus, over 21
were 068,606W4.helwhit6 males registeredt
were,. 630,3999. Deilciency, 338,307.
Ag'ain examing the registration ta
bles, we And the following States put
under the dominioenof the negro rae. :
AlabamnrsamegrO majOrity, 11j890; -Flori
da, negro-.majdrity, 4,286; Loiusiaua,
negtio majority, 39,232; Misslssippi, ne
gro majority, 14,i657;. and 8outh '-tar,
linea. wegro majoiity, " 33,476h " Five
Stattes hawded over -to the balcks by
fegistration! : .
Ili Georgia the white-and black vote
so nearly balauce -each. other, that a
change of one white man i a a hundred
(and there, is ansually fhr more than that
proportion of mean, malignant, or unre
liable menw in' e'ery communityi) would
hand the S&ate over to the black race.
Say there 'were ,one or two thousand
whites in the party.. The immense pro
portioit of negroes composing this party
wouid-inake it; practically a black man's
party, and antagonize it at once in Intea
tine" strife with the white blood, the
property, and intelligence of -the SItate.
In Virginia and Texas very Amall
changes are necessary to assure- black
domination. In the first State this was,
however, deemed anu imperfect reliance;
and here, as in North Carolina, Georgia,
and other States, the military overseers
resorted to getryimandering; prolonged
elections for three days, midnight bal
loting, and other trickery, to make as
surnced doubly sure.
In the teeth of all this we are told
that there was no. purpose to secure po
litical power, and none whatever to put
the whites under the dominion of the
Again, it will be seen abhove that there
were 338,307 white males over 21 years,
by the census of 1860, who atie not now
registered. We are gravely told that
"only 50,000"-of these were disfranebis
ed, and that they remainder, to-wit :
288,307 whites, stayed away and refused
to register, from indifference! More
than a fourth of the whole white popu
lation, indifferent to the question of ne
gro supremfacy! Indifferent tO the exer
cise of the elective franchise, or to use
the only means by which they could ex
And yet it is known that every paper
in the South (we defy any one to name
an exception, from the Potomac to the
l~io Grande, including even the smallest
and rmost obscure village newspapers)
advised the people to register. Every
public man of every party, who gave
advice at all, gave the same advice.
And yet we are to explain away this
brutal disfranchisement of 338,307 by
pretending that 288,307 persons were
totally indifferent, or averse to be reg
Does the late election in Alabama
show that the white population Were
indifferent to the question of being ruled
by negroes and a negro made constitu
tion, with negro political equality, ne
groes in the jury box, negroes beside
their wives and daughters at hotels and
public conveyances, negro children made
the associates of their own children in
the public shools' Look at the figures
and see how wide and sharply is the line
drawn between the two races at the late
election. Mobile, 4,916 'blacks and Si)
whites. Mason, Lee, Elmore, Tallapoo
sa, Chambers, inllock, and Consa-ne
groes, 13,082; whites, 77! This is the
7We read in somen large counties of a
white vote of three or four, all candi
dates for oflicq.
Does any man suppose that the Amer
ican people are not sufficiently mntelli
gent to understand all thist Here you
have a white race in a State which is
placed by Congress in a minority of
15,890, staying away almost en cmasse
from the polls; thus, seeking to defeat
'this negro government--since to secure
its adoption there must be a clear umajor
ity voting of all the registered voters.
If this constitution be adopted, what
will it be but a negro government, the
sole creation of the negroes, and imn
posed upon the whites against their al
most unanimous protest, and enforced
by the army of the United States, as if
it was intended by Radicals to blacken
the Iaurels~it has heretofore won in hon
No! the disft-anchiement of a full
third of the Southern whites, the shallow
counsels by which guilt often overreach
es itself in the end, was considered nec
essary in order to save the Radical par
ty; and it was rathlessly executed. 'low
much this disfranchisement is due to the
law itself honestly construed-a very
cruel proscription-how mneh to strain
ed and violent construction by the zeal
ous tools of this mean tyranny, does not
matter, since the responsibility for the
whole belongs to the Radical or Con
And yet this proscription is only a
prelude to what in to follow if theascheme
ean be made t" work. In Tennesse,
where the 8State -gverutment Wias in
adtead l bands,' 800o0 and mote of white
i~pn wTrl dr.LS iis." i ad yet, even
I4tif, .tb~r ui%"ui sfcur le, but went
on to gle theI' ilt to tii"egtoet. In
MTstmaur7O(,0 whi e netd are diatffrai
ichised in West r'girt ai least
$0,00(0 "dtets ar e- lfrancht. hns
we bave, in these three States, 180,000
whitesn disframnbisede, to add to :380,000
whites disfratebised in the teaiStates
especially proscribed,, making a total of
over half a million of voters. From the
example of tltese three States where
.adihcalismu haasleld full swa.y, we amight
fairly .conclude tJhat ia proscription notI
less. broad and sweeping is to be inauga
rated; in the rest. And yet, even thus
reasoning, we should :still be below the
mark. In Alabamta, the new constitn-1
tion, by various clauses; proseribes souie
30,000 or 40,000 white citizens. And
then. it adds a test oath which goes to
the root of the matter, and -makes the
State for all time a Congo or Jamaica.
Every :white before voting is to swear
,that' he will never vote or use his infit
once against negro suffrage. and full po
litical equality., iHe is to be tied up for
all time, and even though the system
was a monstrous wrong and folly, the
oath is to: be taken and the voter. bound:
thereby. It cannot. be supposed &by the
wildest imagination t!mat any number. of
men could: be found in Alabama .who
could conseientiously take such in oath,
and titus nearly thesentice.white popula-'
tion have anm insuperable bar interposed
betweentthem and the ballot-box. Such
is the mode taken by the African race
in Alabama to perpetuate its power.
This is the constitution for whose adop
tion wicked men in, Congress are now
hoping and praying, if indeed,such' men
can pray. This proscription is theirs.
They have pointed the way. to these
black pupils, and the latter, followigr
tho.precedent of Bt. Domingo, where a
white matr is not allowed to own real
estate, have greatly improved on their
RadiLcatl masters. •
.We have left ourselves no space to
space to dwell on the enormity of this
foul, this inexpressibly mean and das
tardly wrong. Milton's description of
fiendish malice hardly prepares us for
such a base revenge upon a prostrate
population of our own race. We do not
believe the Atmerican people will endure
it, or tolerate the men who plotted it,
aind who now pursue it with such a guil
ty steadfastness. History makes no
mention of a white people who tamely
submitted to negro rule. It is the first
experiment of the kind, and the men
who have made it must be punished
sooner or later. To doubt this is to doubt
the just judgument of the Almighty.
hVlhen a good wife has prepared an
excellent dinner for her husband, and
he declared he liked it, she said: "Well,
kiss me then." "Oh, never mind
that, my dear." was his reply; "the
necessities of life we ntist have, but
the luxuries we can dispentse with."
A suit pending in the Memphis courts
regarding the forcing of citizens in 1862
to sell cotton to army speculators at
stipulated prices or have tine same
contiscated, has brought to light irm
portant facts. It was proven on trial
that Gen. Grant and other ofltciali were
privy to anmd concerned in cotton spec
ulations during the advance of the
army through Mississippi and Teues
see in 186i.
In this case the defendant, a Northern
man, says himself, and proved by several
witnesses, tlhat where citizens wouhl niot
accept the prices offered for cotton it
was confiscated by quartermasters, and
Grant received it percentage on all
If a seaman should turn back every
time he encountered a head wind, he
would never make a voyage. So le
who permits himself to be baffied by
adverse circumstances will never make
head way in the voyage of life.
Grant's duty as a soldier requires that
he shall act in obedience to the orders
of the Presiden t, who, as Counoumandcr-in
Chief, is his military superior, aud yet
Grant is active in his preparations tr
the support of Congress, as against the
President in case of a conflict. After
the exhibition of depravity made in the
recent correspondence with reference to
Stanton people can scarcely be surprised
at anything Grant may be guilty of.
M. du Chaillu, the traveller, in a rccen
lecture, stated that while sojourning in
the slhogs country, Africa, he Ihad
several offers of marriage, antd one kind
chief,; to avoid jealousy, waunted him to
marry all the marriageable women of
the tribe, numbering about 8&0.
A Greek maid bting asked what
fottunme she would bring her husband,
replied "I will bring him whant gold
cannot purchase--a heart nmlpotteld,
and virtue without a stain, which is all
that descended to mae from my parents."
The old should be indulgent; they see
no faults in others that they have not
It is estimat that twelve million
newspapers are printed daily.
THE LAsT--The latest novelty in fire
arms is a gun which is capablo of being
discharged with areprimand.
In Wtest Virginia, recently, a man
murdered three persons, and attended
the funeral of two of theni as pall-bearer
befori his :crisCU was discovereld.
The cost of thie -oudoo under-ground
railwaly was $i,000,000 per mile.
A singular architect proposes to buntidl
a "Bachelor's Hnil," which will differi
from most houses, in having nro Eves.
has ,00.Europe has 7,000 nOwpapers, America
Persecution of New Ideas.
Itarvey. who first discovered the cir
Malation of the blood, was styled "v'ngn
bond' or quack," and peraecauted through
life., Ambrose Pare, in the tiaue o!
Francis I, introduced, the itgatae as ii
substitite for the painful mode of stauu
citing blood after the alnputatiot of" v
liinb.-namely, by applying boiling pitch
to the surface of the stutap. no watS.
in consequence, persecuted with most
remorseless rancor by the ficulty oJ
[physic, who ridiculed the idea of puttinu
the life of nian upon a' thread, whet
boiling pitchhad stood the test for con
turies! Par:celsus.iutroduced antimuorn3
as a vulnable muedichie; lho las persecnu
ted'for the iniatiotion, aiid the 1Frenli
P'arliametit passed 'at act making it pc:
nal to prescribe it; 'whereas, it is nolu
Qon of the most important nmedicines it
daily use. The. Jeanits of Peru intro
duced to Protcstant Eugland the Peru
vian bark. (invalnabli ins a medicinte,
but.being ii remedy' used by the 'Jesuits
the Protmstaunt Etglish at once rejected
the drugs as the iuventiou of the devil
In 10C Dr. Groeuvetel discovered tic
curative power ofcantharides in dropsy
As Soon as his curesa beg:ih to' be noised
abroad he was committed to.Newgat..
by warrant of the President of the Col
lege of lPhysicians for prescribing can
tharides internally. Lady Mary 316n
tague first introduced into Englan,
amall-pox 'inoculation, having seen itt
snccess in Turkey in greatly mitigating
that, terrible disease. The ftaculty al
rose in arms against the introduction,
foretelling the most disastrous conse
queuce; yet it was in a fewte years gener
ally adopted by the most eminent nmemu
bars of the profession. Jenner, who itn
troduced 'vaecination, was treated .withl
ridicule and con tent pt, persecuted aind
oppressed by the ltoyal College of Phy,
sicians; yet lie subsequently receive..
large pecuniary grants from govern.
ment for the benelit he had conferred or
his country, by making knowin his vual
uble discovery; and at the present tinlt
its observance is very properly enjoianedl
by the whole medical prolession, and
The above is a very short list of men
who, in the single depnrtnment of medi'
cine have suffered persecution. for the
sake of truth.. New ideaq aro usually
considered a crime, and the man who
dares think better than others must lay
his account with the loss of reputation,
if not of litf. It is niot at all peculiat
to medicine to treat its brightest orna
ments and greatest benefactors in this
manner. All other departoments of so.
ciety have an equal measure of this per
secuting spirit. The history of Galilco,
who for lack of courage had to aLjinre
his astronomical discoveries, is framiliar
to all. BLut most of all this ma:lignant
spirit manifested itself in the walks of
religion and morals. Martyrdom and
relotrm are sc:ircely distinguishable
terms. No matter how blind, how ntis
taken, how besotted the public or til
Church mnay become, the hutroduction of
a new truth has usually cost the life of
hint lwho dared to give it utterance.
Christ was crucified for announcing lth
very fact which makes hint head of the
Church forever. All his followers lutist
expect the same treatment while walk
ingiin the satic way. The world, tby
which we mean those who stand still,
will inever forgive the mlan who has anl
origin ai idea.-[ Ex changc.
SE-wAaI) TO HlAVE AN AtBNT.--()
the 17th ult., Mr. Logant offered the fol
lowing amncidmeut to a bill in the House
of Itepresentutives, at VWashington,
which was declared out of order:
Mr. Logan offered an acmndment au
thorizing the Secretary of State to ap
point an agent to enter into negotiations
for the purchase of empires, kingridons,
rebellions, wars, volcanoes, iccberbs,
snow nanl rain storms, e:irthqtakes and
shbmerged or undiscovered islands, in
structing ltin to negotiate for the pur
chasea of Great Britain, and in the event
of that kingdom not being for sale, to
negotiate for a war, provided it shall
not cost more than $1:5,000, nor last over
"sixty days." The amount of any pur
chase to be liquidated as follows: Iits
sian bears at $10 each, the purchaser to
take them as they run. Wal"russes at
$L each, the purchaser to catch thnem at
his own expensie. Sitk:t Indi;lns to 1w
thrown in without cost. Icebergs at
25c. per ton, the purchaser to break his
own ice. Rain storms at one cent per
haarrel; pIrchascer to furnish hisi oiin
barrels. Volcanoes at $50 chch, with a
stipIulation thiat they shall not shake the
confidence of the State Departmenut.
Tlie entire coast lino of Lonisi:ana is
12560 miles, or greater thanm that ot any
State, except Florida, California nld
Texas. The whole coast is penetratcd
'with vessels of light draught.
John MIorrissey, pugillistic Congress
man, has a boy twelve years ol0 who,
1te bets, will whip any boy of his age in
Mr. Howell will burn to-day, in pre
sence of the Chairman of the Finance
Clammittees and and other officials, tity
notes of hIarge denominaitions aanounting
to nearly *400,000.-[N. O. Pie., lOti.
Senator Shermawn, of Ohio, makes the
following statemetat of the errenc
ifl~foat thisl time: Oreenbaek, $356,.
(1)0,000; bahk circulation, $229t,000,000;
firactioal cit'nlatlonf, *31,000),000; tSste
banit eirenlation, $4,000.000. Total,
Love is Only. a drerak ; burt, nnlike the
dreams of steel, it brhtgu bo tepout
Statistics ot..lh lB ikt l.
The Seripturesha ves bean translated
into 148 hlattaget:unddialectsi:twhichl
131 had, prior to the opaxt", -the
British and Foreign Iii t, }ever*
Iappeaird, iandi. 24 of ge
existed without an'aTfhalbe t, in 'ral
formI. Upwi eas!of4i 0 4i00t ,)4t those
copies of (Godls wordsi:alles.i J.tonielted
among not less tbanL00,000,O00 of peoe
pie. Thle first, divtalqn of .thei'evine
oracles in culapter anbd versel.iatttilibu.
ted to Stevou Latigtoo, A.rilhblshQ of
Canterbury, in the reign of iig ,ohn,
in the latter part of the twelfth century,
or the'begiuning of the thirtleit ilsmtu.
ry,, divided the- Old, TtLdaeudhll ,into
chapters, as they stauid,it ,qnl4, asla
tion. It 1061, Athias, a 3ew ter
dlam, divided tial secti6enami d ai into
verses. A Frencl printO ;Ipd. pvpious
(1601) divllded the iew. t~altaient into
verses, as they are atf' presbei.":'
The entire Bible confttui W0; books
1,188 chapters, '31185 varwes, 774,6J9"
words, ;,500,4i,0. letters. Tile name of
Jehovah, or Lord occurs 6,55Gftinmes In
the Old Testaument- The. shortest verse
in the Bliblels John xi, 3.1. The nine
teenth chapter ot the second King's and
Isiah thiirty-six are the smae. There is
a Bible in the library of the *Unirversity
orCottiigtot written on 5,476- paltm lea
A day's journey was thirty-tlkreene
fifth miles. A sabbath day's journey
was about an English mile. L I'tklel's
reed was abont eleven feet. nearly: A
finger's breadth is equal' to .onee inch.
A shekal of gold 0$ O9e ..& t14int of
silver was $51522. A talent of gold was
$13 .0, .Apiece of silver orA pti"ly was
13 cents. A farthing was three.: cents.
A gerah was one cnt. - nite , was
one-hulf coats. A homer contained
seventy-fire gallons and five pints. A
hini was two gallons and two pilts. A
firkin was seven pints. An bnter wa's
six pints. A cab was three pints.
Tile coininnemoratile ord inancs of Jews
were: Curcuntcision, the seal of the cov
enalnt witli Abrahamn, the Passover, to
coin iiemiorate the protection of the 'srsn.
elites,when all the first born of the Egyp
tians was destroyed; theo Feast of Pen
tecost, which was appoin ted to be' held
fifty days after the Passover, to coinm
mnemorat.o the delivery of the law. from
Mount Sinai; the Feast of P'urimn, kept
in memnory of the deliverance of the Jews
from the wicked machiuntions of Haman.
In 1273 it would have cost a laboriing
makn years to pulrchase a Bible as his
pnay would be only oneand ole.half pence
per day, while the price of a Bible was
C;alifornllia plrolluced last yean $40,000,
000 in gohl; *0.0(K,,500 in farm pro
duct, and 0.-0,00,00 0 in ianutfactures.
Lixinress ;;grows on peOlle. It begins
in cobwebs anld endsll inll iron chains.
Thel more business it mUan has the miore
he is alble to accomplish; for lie learns to
economize his time.
The Sund`ayt 7'eriewo asserts that in all
literaryv alid social records there is nli
iusllalnc of a humorous woman. WVo
meln arc witt y, caustic, cynical, but unever
humorouros. For humor is as otton its
owl butt as otherwise; but who canl
colnccive ol'a womana laughinlgat herself.
To (CLEAN IiLOAD C(I'I'I.-A mixture
of alcohol and hart.shornt-two thirds of
alcohol ,mad one-third of hartshorn-ap
plied with a brush. Coat collars which
have become Roiled, mIay be cleled
very nicely with this prepallration. Rtub
well with the brush, land when half dry,
iron with a cloth over it.
At ta chool eatlilmlation lately, tlhe
lquestioln wais asked; '"~lhy did the
childrenl of Israel imnake a golderl calf ?!"
A shrlli little fellow replied, "because
they lhadn't gold enlough to makeo a bull!"
Too I'oilI rl-.-(Ol . ) I0lfl i has adver
tisine for a travelling companion for a
trip through Switzerland; lie is lknocked
tip at :1 o'clock, A. M., by Larkius.)
TLarkins: "I believe, sir, you have adver
tised for a traveling comnlpaniaim I" Iunf
thlt "I hnave, sir!" Larkins: "Ah, then,
I thought, as I was passing on my way
lifroim the club, I'd .ilust cll and toiell you
that I can't g6 with .on."
A No't'nEUE 1 vol,'Trio)N.--I; ider this
rather staitling head, thie staid and cau
tions ,lonthnl of Colmnmerce thus speaks:
It looks ils if the zeal of those who enro
more for party septrenacy than the most
vital interests of the country, and who
would rather ruin the land we love thami
resign tiheir rule over it,, was about to
pltinge tlhenl headlong into a course thaL
must emlld it revolution. TIhosti who'lave
hitherto been the most hopeful are now
gloomy and despondent, Ior tuanluess
seems to rule the hour, ansd iLe folly of
our legiqlators alppear to he without
restraint. If the conutry muast las
through the fire before peace and nonity
canu be restored, peralps it may as well
comloe now as ever.
While the oide o migrataio .has been
coming with iucressing fos sad vol
mie to our shores .it conaprilse. amany
more GermanI and fewer Irish tbhan in
.years gone by. It is tAMteld tIhat during
the past five years emigration flrah Ire
landl hle deetesseA rom. 14T,2O I the
frst tO 72,200 in tbq ....
The Rhode ~Islead 1:ii istat has a
silent member, i4 the lpeakeeLO ampli
mented him aiNn hir s ets e.
SBten the 1s
hlip arseongrs have lor
the Pacif coast.