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THE AMNESTY PROCLAMATION. 1
A Proclamation by tht President of the
United Statu of America.
Whereat, The President of the United
States, on tht 8lh of December, 1863, end
on the 2Glh day of March, 1864, did, with
the object of suppressing the cutting re
bellion, end to induce til persons to return
to their loyalty, end to restore the suthnrily
f the United States, issue t proclamation,
offering amnesty and pardon to certain per
loni who had directiy, or by implication, en
gaged in the aaid rebellion, and
nhtrtai, Many persons who had engag
ed in the aaid rebellion, have, since the is
suance of aaid proclamation, failed or neg
lected to take the benefits offered thereby,
Whertat, Many persons who have been
justly deprived of all claim to amnesty and
pardon thereunder, by reason of their par
ticipation directly or by Implication, in said
rebellion, end continued hostility to the
Government of the United States, sinco the
date of said proclamation, now desire to
apply for and obtain amnesty and pardon
To the end therefore that the authority
of the Government of the United States may
be restored, and that peace, order and free
dom may be established. I, Andrew John
son, President of the United States, do pro
claim and declare that 1 hereby grant to all
persona who hare directly or indireotly
participated in the existing rebellion, except
aa hereinafter excented. imni .r.A --
don with restoration of all rights of proper-
MiTjn am io siares, and exeept in oases
where legal proceedings under the laws of
the United States, providing for the conBs
cation of property of person engaged in
rebellion have baen instituted, but on the
condition, nevertheless, that every such
person shall take and subscribe the follow
ine, oath or efRrmntinn .u.n v.
registered for permanent preservation, and
ahall be of the tenor and effect followine,
I ao solemnly swear or affirm, in the
presence of Almnrhtv CinA ii,.i I :n v
. O - J ....... a aril, IIDUVV
X ,fU!PP2rtSnd defend ,ha Constitution of
the United StAio. .a .. tt:.
- - io umiiu oi me
States thereunder, and that I will in like
iHr Bume ny and railhrully support all
laws and proclamations which have been
anafle during the existing rebellion with ref
erence to emnoi;ation of slaves. So help
me Gof. r
The following classes of people are ex-
-r . ucucui. oi ine proclamation:
officers of ..id ' LT".m,ml,ry ' nl
a-uutih. All WOO eft sent in n
Sixtfi. All who have enRag.,1, in anv wav in
treating; otherwise than lotvfiW a" prwS of
W"J!"n' nd in ,he Unite StX, I sice
Eighth. All milirarv p r ..
rehr..r.,o- 'I. ""'V "ir ne
, w nvauruiy Ul 1
the United States Naval d7i
Ninth. All nmnm u.iV.l . .
. T?.lltb.- .A!' persons who left their ham.. ;ih
111 tbe lllrirllr-f inn mnj . ... "
m ,t.V .n A j I . l.cl,on or "le United
Motes, and passed beyond tbe Federal military
lines into (he so-callarf rw.j " 7. m"""J
nrnn. r"" omies ror uie
' ,r, """"S reoeiiion.
. vpnlh A II i
iuTj i .- 1 Pc,OUI,: wno nave engteed in
nave made rnula im-, h. it:i-j . -T"
. . wimru oiaiesrrom can-
of th. Iw!!fPd ,n deb?3' commerce
rJl.Y ,-dn? f:' urn he lBke "vers that
States provinces from the United
- ---- who ai ine lime when
&r Ei? '.5-' JS! "y taking
-. .:. r ""i ""-"tu, aru in military, naval
or civil confinement or custody, or under Vond of
tnitad States, as prisoners of war, or persons de
E.rhdhJ AJ!S'"h i-Y. voluntarily
, r ";':iiiuu ana ;ne estimated
vahie of whose property is over $20,000.
ruurieeiiui. a i nanh. i : a
. fMav"a uu ijiv laxen ma
n 1 , """""r oin, looj.or ins Oath of
1 1BT", ? .Un',e.d S.,a,?i. Sale of
13 J j rrT. iutf Bajna inviolate,
to thT'presid ?Pec' PPlication may be made
r.5.'llii!il" y.Lex,en,ie,i" "y be consistet
.. .... ... Dl caae. sud .Uie peace and die
mty of the United States. v 6
The Secretary of State will establish rules
ouu rrguiawona lor administering and re
eordine (he said nmn.i n.,k .. .. :
o j ,u mv tit in
sure its benefit to the people, and guard
the Government against fraud.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set
my hand and caused Ihe seal ef the United
-States to be affixed.
Done in the oity of Washington, this 29th
vi may, i. io00t ,nd or the inde
pendence ot tbe United Stales the 89th.
(Signed.) ANDRE IV JOHNSON.
By the President,
Wm. II. Sewabd, Sea y of State.
Wue ibe HAFfT. Lord Byron said
"The mechanics and working men who can
maintain their families are, in my opinion
the happiest body of men. Poverty ii
wretchedness, but even nnvertv nri..
tie to the heartless, unmeaning dissipation
of the higher (wealthy) order." Another
author says : I have no propensity to en
7 ny one, least of all the rica and great
Imt if I were disDosed to thia m..u...
the subjeot of my envy would be a healthy
young man, in full possession of his strength
and faculties j going forth in the morning
w nura. icr ms wue ana oniiaren. or Dring
ing them home his wages et night,"
Viboini WoNcif. We must fsil
tnention the fact, that many of the ladies
on farms in the eastern portion of the State,
from which all the negroes have gone dur
ing the war, and where other labor could
not be procured, bava engaged with alacri
ty in the lighter duties of agriculture. We
have beard of three young ladies, of one of
-the moat refined and formerly wealthiest
families in Hanover, who have planted on
their own father's farm t larger crop of
orn than has beeu grown there during the
war. Every negro has left them exoept a
few helpless women and children. f Rich
Blond Eepublic. j
A Poem Eenittd by Mr. Liueoln.
From the N. T. Evening P't.
I have been urged by several friends to
send yon the enclosed poem, written down
by myself from Mr. Lincoln's lips, and al
though it may not be new to full of your
readers, his dastardly assassination gives it
now a peculiar interest.
The circumstances under which this copy
was written are these t I was with the
President alone one evening in hla room,
during the time I was painting my large
picture at the White House last year. He
presently threw aside his pen and papers,
and began to talk lo me of Shakspeare. He
sent little "Tad," his son, to the library to
bring a copy of the plays, and Ihen read to
me several of his favorite passagea, show
ing genuine appreciation of the great poet.
Relapsing into a sadder strain, he laid the
book aside, and leaning back in his chair,
There Is a poem that has been great
favorite with me for years, which was first
shown to me when a young man by a friend;
and which I afterwards saw and cut from a
newspaper, and learned by heart. I would,"
he continued, "give a great deal to know
who wrote it, but have never been able to
asoertain." Then, half closing his eyes, he
repeated to me the lines which I inclose to
yout kindness. Had It not been for you I should
not have the bureau the only relit of my mother,
for it was then Impossible for me to raise the
amount you so generously paid. 1 shall Mver
forget jour kindness."
"Do yon wish to take the bureau aay?"
"I have spoken to a carlmaa, who will call here
in a short time and have It removed out of the
way for I suppose you Will be glsd to gel rid of
"Not at all. I am pleased that I was instru
mental of a little service to you, and if ever you
need assistance, I shall always b ready to render
it." ' .
"I thank .you, sir, with all my heart." ,
At this moment the man came for the bureau,
and bidding us good evening, the young lady left
With great regard, very truly yours,
F. B. CARPENTER.
OH I WHY SHOULD TBI SFIBtT OF SfOBTAL
be raocD P
Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud ?
Like a swift-fleeting meteor, a fast flying cloud,
A flash or the lightning, a break of the wave,
He passeth from life to his rest in tbe grave.
Tbe leaves of the oak and Ihe willow shall fade,
Be scattered around and together be laid j
And the young and tbe old, and tbe low and the
Shall moulder to dust, and together shall lie.
The infai.t a mother attended and loved
Tbe mother that infant's affection who proved )
Ihe husband that mother and infant who bless'd,
Each, all, are away to their dwellings of rest.
The hand of the king that the sceptre hath bornej
The brow of the priest that the mitre hath worn j
ine eye of the sage and the heart of the brave,
Are bidden and lost in the depths of the grave.
The peasant, whose lot was to sow and to reap j
The herdsman, wbo climbed with his goats up the
The beggar who wandered in search of his bread,
Have faded away like tbe grass that we tread.
So the multitude goes, like the flower or weed
That withers away to 'et others succeed I
do me multitude comes, even those we behold,
To repeat every tale that has often been told.
For we are the same our fathers have been
We see the same sights our fathers have seen
We drink the same stream and view the same sun,
Ana run ine same course our fathers have run.
The thoughts we are thinking our fathers would
From the death we are shrinking our fathers wo'ld
To the life we are clinging Ihey also would cling
But it speeds from us all like a bird on the wing.
They loved, but the story we cannot unfold j
Thev scorned, but (he heart of the haughty is cold;
They grieved, but no wail from their slumber will
They joyed, but tbe tongue of; their gladness is
Yea I hope and despondency, pleasure and pain,
We mingle together in sunshine and rain j
And the smile and the tear, the song and the dirge,
Still follow each other, like surge upon surge.
'Tis the wink of an eye, 'Us the draught of a
From the blossom of health to the paleness of
From the gilded saloon to the bier and the shroud '
Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud ?
THE BEGGAR AND THE BANKER.
" Do you take notico that God has gives
me a soul and bod v. iusi as eood for all hA
Purposes of thinking, eatinu. drinking nA
takine mv rjleasure as ha 1ia vnn .ml
you may remember Dives and Lazarus as
wo puna, alien, again u is a iree country,
and here. too. we are on an eaimlitt .
you must know that here even a beggar's
uug way iook a gemieman in uie lace, with
as much indifference as he would a brother.
You and I have Ihe same common master ;
are equally free, live equally easy ; are both
travelling the same journey, bound to the
same plaoe, and both have to die and be bu
ried in the end."
" Bul," observed the Banker, interuptirig
him, " do you pretend there is no difference
between a beggar and a banker."
" Not in the least," rejoined the other,
with ihe utmost readiness not the least
as to eisenlials. You swagger and drink
wine, in company of your own choosing, I
swagger and drink beer, which I like bet
ter than your wine, in company which I
like better than vnnr nniin V..
thousands a day, I make a chilling if you
r eonienieo, i am; we re equally happy
at nicrht. You dress in nan, ..l,,n,. l ...
just as comfortable in old onea, and have
no irouuio in Keeping mem from soiling.
If I have less nrnnariv iln ,. r h. ... i
to eare about. If fewer friends, I have less
friendship to lose; and if I do not make as
great a figure in the world, I make as great
.uu unguis pavement; lamas great
as you. Beside, mv word fnr it I I..,.
fewer OnOtlllBIa ITlflpt With fjin aas laa.aa
" ivriBi juvatjaa
carry as iigm a nearl and sing as merry
song as the rest of you."
"But then," said the banker, who had
all along been trying to get in word, " is
the contempt of the world nothing ? "
" The envv of the wm-ld . i,.,i ;.
contempt; you hove, perhaps the one and I
a share of the other. Wa Am hinlrnt
there loo. And besides, the world deals
in this matter equally unjustly with us both.
You and I live Lv our uiu. in.t.j . i:..
ing by our industry; and the only difference
between us in ihis particular, wo.th nam
ing, is, that it costs societv mora In main
tain you than it does me. I am conteut with
little, you want great deal neither of
as raise gram or po'etoes, or weave elolh
or ffianufacture anything useful! we there-l
fore add nothing to Ihe common stock, we
are only consumers l and if the world
judged with strict impartiality, therefore,
it seems to me 1 should be pronounoed the
From the Portland Tribuna.
THE OLD BUREAU.
Where'er a single human breast
Is Crushed by psin and grief,
There would I ever be a guest,
And sweetly bring relief.
As we were passing down Exchange Strset
severs I years ago, we stopped In front of an auc
tion room to examine the various articles that
were to be sold under tbe hammer. We had
been there but a few moments, when we heard a
femsle voice inquiring, "is Ihis old bureau to be
sold to-day ?" On looking up, we perceived Ihe
question bad been addressed to us by a young
lauy, whose sad but pleasant countenance struck
as at once. We replied that all the articles
spread on the side walk would be disposed of to
the highest bidder.
"I should like this bureau, if it goes low
enough," she said, pointing to an old fashioned
article that was standing among (he other furni
ture; "but I never bought anything at auction In
my life, and I see no women here, I don't know
as it would be proper for me to bid."
'It would be perfectly proper," we remarked;
''but if you wish it, I will bid off the bureau."
"If you will, sir, I shall be greatly obliged to
"How high are you willing I should go?"
"I don't know exactly how much it is worth,
but if it sells for three or four dollors, you may
"Shall I speak to a hand-cartman to leave it at
"No sir, I will call at noon and settle for it,
and take it away. I am very much obliged to
you for your kindnesr,"
So;sayiug the young lady went away, leaving
us to wonder who she was, and of what use the
old piece of furniture could be to her. We ex
amined it took out the drawers but saw noth
ing remarkable about it. At 11 o'clock, when
the auction commenced, we were present, and
after waiting nearly an hour, the auctioneer re
marked, "We will now sell the bureau. What
will you give gentlemen?" One man offered two
dollars, another three, and we bid a half dollar
more. Four dollars were bid four and a balf
and five dollars. We were astonished that tbe
ell thing should bring so high a price. What
could we do ? See it sold and disappoint the
lady ? The thought struck us, that it might have
belonged to some friend, and she wished to pur
chase it on that account, and rather than disap
point her, we resolved to bid again. Six dollars
were offered by another, to our utter astonish
ment; out wnen our hand is in, we seldom let
another out-bid us, and so we offered, until the
bureau was run up to ten dollars and we pur-
cnesee. u ror nair a dollar more. Certainly we
would not nave given four dollars for it, to use
ourselves. However, we bought it, end sent.it
to our room, telling tne auctioneer if a ladv
should call for it to inform her where it might be
found. We examined it again and again and be
gan to regret our purchase, feeling almost cer
tain that the young woman would not thank us
for what we had done; bul we never mourn over
a bad bargain. Our philosophy will not permit
us io ao so.
A little after dusk, as we were eittine in our
sanrtiim. the vouna tuny rami in nitk .T .1.
gyifor intruding, and remarked, "You bought the
bu rtau so the auctioneer informs me."
"Yes, I bought it at an extravagant price, I as
"What did you give?"
"Ten dollars and a half."
"You astonish me. What can I do? I had no
idea it would bring over three or four dollars, and
am not prepared to pay for it lo night."
"I suppose it was foolish in me to give so much
for it; but I presumed you wanted it very much."
"I did, sir, and would not value paying double
tbe amount for the bureau, if I were able, rather
than not have it."
"So I apprehended. Perhaps it may have be
longed io some friend of yours ?"
" Yes, sir, that bureau was once my mother's"
rod I noticed a tear come in her eye, which she
endeavored to conceal "but she is dead now,
end I wished to keep it in remembrance of ber."
Thinking the lady might be poor, we told her
that she might take the bureau that night if she
wished, and pay us for it when she found it con
venient. "I am greatly obliged to you for your kindness;
but would rather that you should keep it until it
is paid for."
We urged ber to take it, but she refused, say
ing "I will see what I can do, and call in a day
or two and see you," and bidding us good even
ing she left '.us.
There is something very mysterious sbou t this
woman, thought we. It may be that she is poor,
and perhaps in very destitute circumstances.
But she shows an excellent heart, and tbe warm
est attachment to a deceased mother. Her edu
cation must have been good, and she has evi
dently seen better days. And we thought the
next time she called upon us, we would ascertain
something more ot her character and circumstan
cesperhaps her name which we felt deeply
anxious to learn.
In a day or two fie young woman called upon
us again, and with tears in her eyes remarked
"I don't know what you will think of me, but all
tne money I have in the world is five dollars; this
I have brought you toward the bureau you were
ao kind as to purchase for me." So saying she
piacea ine money before us in silver.
"I shall not take the money at present," we re-
marxea. "i can do without it. You may take
tbe bureau if you want it; and when you are able
at some future time, you may pay me for it."
She expressed a great deal of gratitude, and said
"I would rather you should take what I have,"
and nothing that we could say would induce her
to take the money again.
"You appear to have seen some affliction?" we
remarked as we saw the tears in ber eyes.
"Not much, sir; I must confess that I have not
always been as poor as I am present, for I have
seen better days. When my parents were living,
I never knew what it was to wsnt for any thing;
now I cannot say so."
"How long have your parents been dead ?"
"About six years since, my father died and it
was four years sgo last Saturday when my mother
At the mention of her mother's name the tears
came fast to ber eyes a tender chord was touch
ed we saw it and made no, more inquiries
when she took her leave.
It was marly six weeks before we saw tbe
young ludy again. She then called upon us with
the remainder. ot the money that we had paid for
We protested against receiving it at that time,
thinking it might have been inconvenient for ber
to pay it; but she insisted that we should have it,
saying "I am under great obligations to yon for
I ak a lowly cot
With sweet content Within,
Where Envy shall molest me not,
Nor Pride shall tempt to sin.
Going, going will you give but two dollars for
this excellent bureau?" exclaimed Mr. fiaily Ihe
auctioneer, a year or two since, as we were pass.
ing down Exchange street. "Here, Mr. C, he
said turning to us, buy this bureau, it la cheap
enough, it is worth more for kindling wood tban
what it is going for just look at it -going, "going
say quick oryou lose it."
Two dollars and fifty cents, we bid, as we saw
it was the very same bureau that we had beught
several years before for tin and a half dollars,
and the bureau was knocked ofi to us.
This is singular enough, thought we, as we had
the article carried to our room. Where tt tbe
young woman who formerly owned it? Who was
We made several inquiries, but could not as
certain who she was, or what had become of her.
ihe Dureau nad been carried to tne auction room
by an individual whom Mr. Bailey never saw be
fore, and all our inquiries to ascertain what be
came or ine young lady seemed fruitless.
Several months passed bv. and still we heard
nothing of the young lady, when one day not
knowing but that we might get some clue to the
former.owner, we took out all the drawers sepa
rately, anu examined mem. we saw no wnting
whatever. In the back of the under drawer we
noticed that a small piece of pine bad been in
serted. It looked as if it had been to stop a de
fect. Prime in it with a knife it came nut. when
to our astonishment we found several gold pieces
iw mv vaiue vi auum imv collars, Desiaes a noie
for twenty-five hundred dollars, with interest,
made payable to Sarah , when she should
become of age ; it waa a witnessed note, and bad
been running about ten years, signed by a very
wealthy man, whose reputation for honesty was
not exceedingly cood. Without mentioning to
a single muiviuuai wnai we naa discovered, we
immediately renewed our efforts to ascertain who
Sarah 1 was, and where she could be found.
We learned that a girl of this name formerly
lived with a tapt. P , and did the work of
Ihe kitchen. Of him we could obtain but little
information. His wife recollected the girl, and
spoke of her in the highest terms. She believed
she had married a mechanic, and retired from the
city, but bis name she could not recollect. By
repeated inquiries we ascertained that Sarah with
her husband lived on a small farm on the road that
leads to Saco. Taking an early opportunity, we
started for the residence of the young woman.
After several inquiries upon the road, we were di
rected In tha hntiCA. 11 waa m nlMD.nl -;..-:
a little from the road, while everything looked
neat about tbe dwelling. As we drew up to the
cottage, wbo should come to the door but the
very woman we bad been ao long anxious to find,
She recognized me at once.
" Why, Mr. C , how glad I am to see you !
Where in the world did you come from? Walk
in ana raxe a seat."
Her husband was present an intelligent look
ins; man to whom she nresented ns.
I have often thought of you," she remarked,
"and when in Portland have been tempted to call
ami are- you j out aitnough I nave not called, be
assured I have not forgotten your kindness, and
biiuii ijcvct lurgei u."
" But you seem happier lean' when I last saw
' Be assured, sir, I am. Hy husband has hired
tins Utile farm, where we have resided for the
last two years, and we make a comfortable living
end are as happy as we could wish. In Ihe course
of a few years, if we have our health and pros
per, we are in hopes to purchase the farm."
" What does the owner value it at?"
" He values it at about fifteen hundred dollars.
We have had to purchase a great many farming
tilings, or we should have made a payment towards
" But what has become of our old bureau ? "
" I fear I never shall see it again," she replied;
and after a pause eaid, " I believe I have never
told you how I have been situated ? "
" You never did."
" When my mother died it was thought she
left me some property in the bands of an nncle
of mine, that would come to me when I was ef
age ; but he said it was not tbe cose. With bim
I resided a short time."
" Was your uncle's name Mr. , said we,
mentioning me individual wno Dad signed tbe
note in our possession.
" Yes, air, that was his nsme. He was very
1 - - j . 1 . 1 . . -
uiimiiu iv uc maae me worx so oara, ana was
so cross that I was obliged to leave himt and
make my living by doing tbe work of a kitchen
girl. One day I learned that he was about to dis
pose of what little property mother bad left, to
pay an old debt of hers. As soon aa I found it
correct; I immediately went to the auction, and
found it too true. You know about the bureau,
the only article of my mother's property I could
purchase and had it not been for your kindness
it would have gone with the rest. The money I
paid was earned in the kitchen. As I found it
inconvenient lo carry it with me, I asked aunt's
permission to put it in her garret, which permis
sion she granted. On calling for it when I was
married, 1 learned tnai uncle bad disposed of it
with some other thintrs at auction. I would rath.
er have lost a hundred dollars not that the piece
iub9cb3cu aiiy reai value, dui mai 11 oeiongea 10
my beloved mother and on that account 1 did
not wish to part with it. But it was frone and it
was useless to speak to uncle about it be was
entirely inumereni 10 me and wbat concerned
" Suppose I tell you that I have that bureau in
" Is it possible I You astonish me, Mr,
Have vou indeed the old bureau ?
" I have, and what is batter, I have something
here for vou " taking out mv noeket bank ,iJ
placing the note and gold upon the table " these
" Why, sir, you more and more astonish me."
" They are yours. After I became the owner
or your Dureau, 1 found this gold and this note
concerned m one or tne drawers. There are
nearly fifty dollars, and the note isjgood against
your uncle for nearly three thousand dollars,
v.c.j vu. ui huikii you can recover.'
The astonished ladv could not aneak fnr anma
time; but when she recovered from ber surprise,
she could only express her gratitude in tearsj nay
more, she offered us balf the amount; but we
merely told her that it pleased us more to have
justice. done ber and be instrumental in adding to
the happiness of those we considered so worthy
na l.a-o-1. -n.l 1 1 J
mm ia. bm.ii iuu uusuailU.
When we left we promised to call on her soon
agsin, and in the mean time to mika ar-ano-.
nients for her to receive her just duea from her
The old man demured a little at first; but when
he found he could wroner a noor ornhan o-irl n
longer, he paid the note with interest begging us
Sarah's husband purchased the farm on which
na resiueo, siocxea u well, and is now an lade
pendent farmer. Two happier souls it is dillicult
iu mm man oaran ana ner nusnand. May pros
perity attend them to he close of life.
We Often Call at lha farm hinaa nt a.i- -l--.l.
and spend there many a happy hour. Jt was bu!
a week or two since that we saw them, anil thair
seem as cheerful and contented as it is possible for
ww tats tw sve a
Let the Frcedmen Beware of Mean Tan
. kow. i
We feel ft our duty to ibsoribe to the
following remarks on reconstruction, from
the New York Tribune. If any Westera
Yankee" feel the shoe ainoli lilin in this
oonneotion, let kins take a hint, and scorn
to be ao detestably mean et to take ad van
af e of the ignorant end confiding rreedmon,
"We hear that man of the blaok.
thoroughly distrusting their old rr asters,
plaoe all oontidence in the Yankees who
iiave recently eorae among them, and Will
Work for these on almost any term. We
ragret this, far while many of the Yan
kee will Justify that oonfideaoe, ether will
grossly abuse it- New England produce
many of the best speoisaens of the human
racei akd, along with these, (ease of tht
very meanest being that ever too' oa two
lesrs canainr . ranaoious. hVBooritical. ever
ready to kia a Dial with a borrowed keif
and rnske(for other) a soup of the peeliag.
Thit class aooa become too well known et
home 'run out' ai the phrase U when
they wander all over the earth, anuflling,
and swindling, to the injury and sham of
the land that bore them and east them out.
Now. let it be generally presumed by the
irnorant blaok of the south that a Yankee.
btcaut a Yankoe.it necessarily their friend,
and' tms unoican brood wilt orenprrad the
South like locust, etartiag sohools aid
prayer meetiaga at every cross-roads, gajt
tine half of abaadoaed er confiscated alan-
tatieas, and hiring laborer right and left,
outting timber here, trying out tar and
turpentine there, ana growing corn, cotton,
rioe and sugar, whioh they will have aold
et the earliest day and rua away with the
proceeds, leaving the negroes in rag and
feedless with winter just coming on. 'Trust
thyself ' is the very first maxim to be im
pressed on tho ignorant blaok J take ne
man' fair ward aa substantial verities, but
insist oa being paid a yeu go."
An idea may be formed of the magnitude
of the transactions in army clothing during
the war, by reference to the following
figures, gathered from the consolidated re
turns of a single depot. From August
1861, until April 1863, there were issued
to the troops by Capt. Daniel G. Thomas,
Military Storekeeper at Washington eity,
4.4bO,4bl pair stockings or socks ; 2,490
719 pair bootee and boots 2,276,110 pair
trowsers; 798 pairs drawers; 2.268,
741 shirts; 1.088,176 hata and caps; 992,
147 flannel saok coats ; 729,787 woolen
blanket, 466,597 . rubber blankets, and
great coat, eoats, jackets, and other article
One of tba biographers bf Napoleon
speaking of the lost of the English on the
new oi Waterloo, aay ' f ilteen thousand
men killed and wounded, threw half Brit
ain into mourning." Every five months
rum destroy more lives on the field of
these United States, than Napoleon did on
the field of Waterloo, and produoea more
mourning, ana lamentation, end woe and
every eight month he destroys more vic
tims lhan we lost in the war with Mekioo,
it he any body1! ox 1 we are now orenared
to ask, deeply desirous of knowing. Does
any body refuse to keep him in f Does
any body send him forth, in the light of the
sun, or of the moon, of the stars, or of the
lamp, or in the darkness in which no eve
but God's sees, to perpetrate these myriads
of infamous deeds r
And if he be any body's ox, has hi own
er been certified of his charaoler ? Has
any ene who has seen him push with his
horns in time past testified the fact to his
owner f Has his owner ever seen him
push with his own eyes ?
This destructive agent does not do hi
work independent of human permission and
human agency. If nobody sold rum, no
body would buy it t end if nobody bought
it, it wottld not be made ; the poor would
have the grain, and the auear and molasses
out of whioh it is manufactured the ruin
and death of the body and the soul, the suf
fering, end tears, and lamentation, and Woe,
and madness, and idiocy, produced by it all
over our land, would oease.
I approach now the rumselle. and fane
to face, charge upon him the authorship
ana guilt or the evils and woes produced
by rum. It is his the world knows it is.
He lets him out of his barrels, and his
and his deoanters, with his own hands, de
liberately and recklestty, I do not say malic
iously, ana turns mm loose among Ihe men
and women end children of tho community.
Nor can he at thia day, if he ever could,
plead that he has not been duly and repeat'
edly certified of hie dangerous character.
His own observation has done this, end
continues to do it every day, as he opens
ma eyes in 111s grocery or oar-room, or as
he walks the street, or enters the abodes of
drunkenness whioh be is producing, or
helps bury the victim of delirium tremens.
Physicians have done this. In a sinele mib-
lication are now recorded more than 2,000
names of physicians in this country and Eu
rope, some of them amnne the most distin
guished and honored of the profession, tes
tifying that the effects of ardent spirits ha
bitually used by persons in health is un
mixed evil. Facts proclaimed in ten thou
sand newspapers, and ten thousand reDorts.
have certified it.
Death or a Wbiltbt Soothebheb.
A letter from Raleigh, N. Carolina, aaya :
"James C. Johnson, one of the wealthiest
men in the Sonth, died on tho 1 2th ult., al
his house near Edenton, in Ihie State. - He
disinherited all his relatives, because they
left him, and identiied themselves with the
rebel cause. His property, amounting to
many millions of dollars, be left to a few
personal friends. His immense possessions
on the Roanoke river, comprise the richest
lands in the country. At the outbreak of
the rebellion, he told his slaves, numbering
nearly a ihonaaaut, tkl lb wa.- wtulj make
them free, and that they oould remain with
mm or go wnere tney pleased, ne was a
personal friend of Henry Clay, whose in
debtedness, whioh amounted to over $30,
000, Mr. Johnson is said to have canceled
without Mr. Clay's knowledge, wbo was
never able to ascertain who his benefaotor
was. tie was about eighty years er age
when he died, and waa a devoted Union
man up to the day of bis death."
It is a beautiful oustom in seme Oriental
lands to leave untouched the fruits that are
shaken from the tree by the wind, these be
ing regarded as sacred to the poor and the
VICTORIOUS OVER PAIN.
BUM'S ARCTIC LINIMENT.
Agonr or mm I -Slckoeni or
btalth 1 Life or dttttli 1 Then
r (h tjwMtioiM invoWM In the
adoption or rejection of thia npe
eioa bf tlx martyra to titeruaJ
diMtuei and injurivi. Having r
MsMt the lisduremnt of the die
tioBuiihed Mran, the late lr.
KANE, and fta efficacy tested dur
ing two awful Winter Id tbe re
Kona of eternal ice, it ia now eum
g into general wue in every eec
tion of tbe eiviliwd globe, and ila
narreloua eurea are over where
TIIE AFFLICTED REJOICE.
nUKDRETO and TnOCSaKnS
bava tatted Ila virtue., aod ara
rejoicing- In freedom from long
lingeriof FAIN and IHSFASHj
which etber remediea liad failed
to cure. Il.re jou the WUIN
CH1TIS, KELIUIlilA, KIIKU
MaTlSat, KCHOH l. EAR
ACHE or TOOTH-ACUK Are you
ahlioted with 01.11 HOKKS Suf
fering from BrtUIK8, H'JUINS,
COW 3, SOKE tVKi, VUJkUt
THE ARCTIC LINIMENT
will afford joo hutaot relict
g,erj bod U liable U
For thee dreadful aeetdenti the
AHOT1U UN 1J KM aliould be
kept oa hand, for tt affiirda en re
and iinm ediate relief, often aev
tof frtw death. Ever ateanv
boat and railroad tram ebeuld
keep it. Wbo that baa beard the
ebneka of aoguub uttered by the
aided mod Mimed vie lime of
wptcMioM ad eoUuioaa, doea not
feel that eon Mane of relief log
their torture should iwere be
acceufbte f Such due eziatio thia
balm pain coutrolliogagent Ilia
THE MOTHERS' C0.tfP.OI0N.
It etirw CAKES IV TTTE
BBEAHT, PORK Nll'l'J.ta,
nmKMi's, nums.Ao. u-
diea wbo prite a pure akin,
void of pinptee, blotcbea, acurf
ana all AseoloraUniia and ex
cieaeeueea, ehoukl attack
theae treapaaaera on bcauty'e
domain aa toon aa titer appear
ll IM AtlfJlafJ UNINUtX
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IC i -a? Aarnlna aalnakla MAHMfH
houUi to vtuioiit iUia Talua
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Croup, Whooping Cough, Inflaenrr"
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Asthma or Phthisic, and Bronchitis.-.
... Wrar MA-cmjiTia, Pa., Feb. i, 1869.
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Consnmptloa. ' VuF
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OULANDO RUKLBY, or BaaLBTTnu.
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TUB sciences of Chemistry and Medicine hare ban
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Practical and Analytical Chemist, Lowell, Haas
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