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THE ORAMJsKGItS TIMES
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ORAMGKB?IlfcB <p?i?t
SURVIVOR'S ASSOCIATION,
AT THElk 'nJtST XjPx?rffit?tiV,*]
Iliu^ut n*-*W|iutih<| sdJ djjuofl
Jlfr. jPmiVent, l^tleicpd G'ehI&>?aiT **d erfl
Among the few privilege*"? le ft u.?3, is
this of assembling with v?tiVe 'Weritigs* !
in tribute to our lallen bvcthfbn. 'Mem'ory'\
quickens with the scenes of yedteMajK'!
and the fetters of to-day drag'a' 'people's
aoul to tho slough of despair/ ' TKe'ey'e
wanders wearily, through' the gloom'6Fj
the future, and soft eyed peace seeks |
vainly for a resti ng place.
It is not our' aim to recur to the past
with feelings of enmity; its oppressions,
and violated faith, its gory fields; and
loathsome prison houses, we commit with
the "Lost cause," to tho hands of the
great Arbiter of nations, and while rear
ing monuments of imperishable glory to
5uj ninttVFS, let us throw the veil of Char
ity over the misdeeds of our oppressors.]
Even they, flushed with kuccefes'etid spoil,
attest the fame that will: ever cxishride I
our dead, and garland the living, as they
*ce a wasted array of fcmished '*M\gttf}
upon the field of Appomnto*. losing ?]
down th*ir arms to a host of twiSiQ' to
one. i (is oaorfl < J bodoaWJ) o**-ff|
No mural tablet, nor'stately obelisk
may raiso,,theiruhidfld '-tfr record. thbir
matchless worth; yet, 'tis reserved for tfce"
impartial pngo of history to "write a tale,
where duty. ?.wa**--fblly rer.dor?i, and |
patriotism never more splendid, *? e*?^
Tho mutations nof govcrnmSntS/Which
Are incident to the an? fall Of par
ticular political- breads, render' toeVmi
?oncy and -tabUity impossible, ienySys
tem of pubUa px)U^rhowem %tUM,{
which disregards the great' underlying |
principles of truth Mtd rquity? Munt fail
from that utnato' comipition that belongs
to the sordid amWtifAi tf fc?^f "cEgypt,
with beTepl?^x:Wllz4t^^?l^??,
t?e?^Me?ttyi a'&bledv f eaML
triflltftioft' elf1 the 'Best; modem ,govern
, i^^'^&e^'v^^^ and
^^j^j^e4,,wiere enterprise'was* fosfc
iJWCflAjriamiiPMSHnnB pruoCTlue**, vtdu oho.
1 la A?Jrtte attempt to' slide'fr?fliL
veiled with in14ift>1 oorUers iI&";tn^;,;Jlf8tJ
at
" i Borne, the proudjiuatress-of the world,
whose gonfalon floated from sea to sea,
arid whoso aegis nurtured the nations of
$T^W& ?ffWWr.?wad Whose
pQ^wv?,fWi9m and grandeur, readB
^ka atajftoffiction, exchanged her regal
sway i f?n Agrarian ism, - a 'troctHrio that;
^?^?tl^O^^akidns^?P Isabel
^^TBjofy ?au4^o^^nd,,!,ghe be
ho rport of nation.?, until hc?
fl^^ parcelled no syJoil ? among'
re the cunning sophistries of pnflqs
iyi^metfa tfio 'aenrave? n
tk6^^mr TrutA the iinmutahle
'^^Hj[{Urti?^lhW <^0??? leaving
ben ind a chaos of darkness and confusion,
f 1 [ark the history unmodern France,
t'^mre proscription and persecution at
pted to bind a peoples' conscience to
ii lecree of tyranny,,. Aj Jb^d^.tove-.
rif*tt8rtMrn bouse* ;.and scene of
aad tibiousanda flotl?ln exile to I
iejcrlYwlay m ^mV ByA
c$jnloh<|i tA*'sp^taclO:ibflntfcfr^
llM-??a ^cnWff?VSp of lmtchcry,
f? "arch oUriumph" the,
contemplate our own land, so'
lately the arena for the development of]
the grandest civilization, under the foster
ing cud of'Untramineiled' political; and
religious libcaty. A laud destined to be
the theatre of the most brilliant achieve
' mentn recorded ,in any previous history,
and while it invites genius to expand its
wings in realms of undiscovered science',
it1 gathers from every quarter of the
globe, the festering elements of djsaflec
tdoh '^hd depravity. The libcra of its
institutions opens wido-to tho-oppressod
an asylum o^r^uge, and here the victim
'of tyranny assumes the dignity of a
freeman. Yet its privileges of citizen
ship1 are' too readily vested in those
whose adventurous spirit, bold aim, or
ignorance,, render them restivo under the
mildest restraints, and ever ready to ac
cept new theories, tending to pewonal ad
vancement, or pecuninry benefit, they
enroll upon the side of revolutiojip.ry fac
tions, whoso leaders mould their pliant
and ready material to their selfish ends.
Arid whilo a few nre capable of elevating
themselves .to fcn atmosphere cf truth,
the masses' ignorant, or reckless of the
lational objects' of life, aud its duties,
degrade' themselves below?Jthojuost sla
vish fnSt?ncts asthey J byiejX, .{he tide of j
? that threatens to sweep over
jrs of law and,order, Jfero, al
^(h^Hrefce" nres of,6oeialism,
J?tiW)xiA_bxJSWJi?_J. ?
thrit khbwlng no 1 D
wonty ?pr?^civft rule;'and establishing
?a**?mn>u^^ the
W?rlc of patient industry with jjf&mi
%t^HH 'KqwraiaWv* ine doctrines of, ftu- .1
4liAorf,?aa\n^^ an#'
natural rigb't of suffrage, are bcin^r, nowv
totea?lM?a nfarfvpxh^terbffen^m
terial, the rWrd of* other. Jtkol 'oxmrU
ftewfiI ftfailurb; alM nresent indi^at^on^
lk)mt to 4 ?mil?^reehKUi* v? .
delphl^'^ W6>$fk BC%
^tWo^hi and .wisdom.'
, or expcnyhee, a
coutbo ol safety for tho ship of state.
'^oWtfiixIcAuuY <Ml th*' ''ofdthirteen/'
emergtagfrotiAfop'thnii of blood, regard
that deliberative body, and with what ac
cord, and onenatfof ponUment, did they
endorse a constitution, which in language
jajmost irreyere^^ good, for man,
ph?'bmy fitted for, angels." Lexington
and Eutaw, Moultrio and Trenton, had
cemented a brotherhood of feeling that
knew' tro Ndrth, n'o&out^i., ?
(Scarcely had th(^ victorious thunders
of Y?rktown died away, ere' party spirit,
with specious plea^Bough^fro rftroend,^the.
compact}''<whichi witn ame^djuenti suc
ceeding amendment*^* ?to*day a patch
work of caprice, an^'&Bf??&rigless scroll,
Six of the States that gave their all to
th4 cjlKf^r)^^**** to-da^Hrih?la^
1 icento ignorance 5to iitisult rind goad,
while the protests of her children are
scoffed nud unheeded. X?i.be\-ty-i--eayfer
Wo?tesquien?-;"is fi word,that admits of
more varied signiacatiom than any Other.'"
With'some it, cxisjg o?Jy -in i monarchy,
?With others in^oaring n. long beardi - With
iome^ unless the government is 'fvestfed
solely in those pf t^Q manor bom, liberty
is lost; and with others it applies only
when peculiav.iifttbaaI<tastea^-or iw?H tfa
jitionfe arc gratified,^ |This being iso, the
i whVd is anamolous! The noblest aim of
[good government b^jj^hance.thc pros
perity and happiness of the governed.
Shen, In the fruition of a proud uation
ity, its peoplo acknowledge true liber*
ty... .But whon one portion of a' peoplo'.
roi>tr*as^U?^?ihe ?$?^riyT'-';tKB',int6]lt^
gence, and honor, are disfranchised, and
plundered, to enrich partisans,. whose
affinity is with ignorauco and corruption,
then is government a system of oppres
sive fraud, and the' governed victims of
tyranny.
How glowing the contrast of tlion and
now; then, the public weal was the aim
of rulers, now law Is subverted to selfish
ends; then tho "well done" of a constit
uency was tho nceluim coveted, now, tho
hisses of an outraged people, fall on ears
long used to contempt, and amid, the
glisten of bayonets that prop a falling
state, is seen tho tooth of decay, steadily
wearing the crumbling arch, amid the
pomp and splendor, that gilds an im
perial court, is seen the bund writ lug of a
destiny measured, and an end fulfil led.
It ia conceded that in small States,
there exists a purer glory, and higher
patriotism, than where a denser popula
tion, bloated in its civilization subverts
tho nobler aspirations of its people, to a
sordid ambition, Hencojtho picture of a
giant horde, conscious of its might, and
greedy for conquest, employing every
means, of skill, of force, andcf treachery, to
overthrow a people, wlvwo pride was
their devotion to principle, and whoso
genius gave wisdom to tke councils of
tho nation. There existed, on the part
the South, a distinctive and prominent
individuality that excited the envy and
hatred of the North. Tentcious of her
rights, phe repelled any invasion of them,
not with braggnrt haughtiness, hut with
appeals to the Constitution.- Sensitive of
her honor, she disdained V> share the
division; of unlawful spoil. Proud of her
traditions, she clung to tho Cvuse of truth
and justice, and, dnriugl to <bfend' them,
sho bared hor breast to the f^iock of war,
untUj a.0, hundred; plains dunk in he?
children's' bjopd, and-, failing she found
no Utter sepulture than a mid tho ruin a of
her. .ancestral homestead, fo-daj, she
nit:; ftfythc grayes- of her sots,- the day
?jatrgavo birth to the geniutotf liberty,
in hor day of sadnes, that tie garlands. 1
whloh/d^.ked tho brow of a "Washington, I
ar^ spurtet} by the heel of tjtuwy, |
"Ah, who?who will assumo the bays,
That the patriots wore, .
Wreaths on tho tomb of days,
Gone ovcrmoro;
The laurel we will \wine for them
And bays for hero's diadem,
The fading ross, bsSts the ginvc
Of the tyrant ami the sieve."' ? *
Were the cause of our oppressors just,
why should they employ physical force
to sustain it; nay, the very restraints they
seek to impose upon our will and actions,
imply, on the part of those enforcing
them, a blindness to justice, er a care
lessness, to determine what is truth', and
what, is error. - Belief is admitted to be
often an involuntary Gtatc of' mindand
the ad heron ta of .'a cause, which by ac
client, or fortuitous circumstanco is de
feated, a/OjaoPRedited with a lack of in*
dependence pf v, ill, and living for dead
J4u%,which]from! generation^.to genera
tion have been i propagated, without the
option of dispute. This may apply to a
theorem, -the practical application of
whieh has |deduced success, but ?WO' -who
prefer tp roviopotJiie principles of the ?'Lost
Cause" have yet io learn that it - is the'
?cause pf (error. ^AJndeci-8-ii^dpl^tBW
governinent grew to a slatelnie^ of inight
and wisdom, respect and influence;' that
'rendered , the" , America? 11 name;''f'^he'
synonym of success. For seventy''yefcr?
her Eons were called to the high places of
her councils, and .the galaxy of intellect
she contributed will shine with ? peerless
splendor^ when J?Bsoridight? 'rtUP'faW
been lost in forgetful nesa, A decade has
not ^a^odi ?in?? tho dnw?- <rf m-^fmf
that promised.* revolution of progresij,
that would bedu?.zlu an admiring world,
with }ts broader philanthropy, and more
expanded civilization, Let the erei1 of
to-day attest tho experiment, Aye; in
, our own State "instar omnium" where
tho boastful champions ef progressive
liberty, have had full scope, to display
tho largess of their virtues, See' tlfe
levies of huge taxation, ostensibly for the
public weal, To theso a patient and hark
rupt people responded, Five years of jug
glery, have so manipulated the affairs of
finance, that "its array of figures are as
lnoxplloahlo as if written in Sanscrit."
They said smooth things, while preach*
ing to abandon the sinking ship, and the
end is at last, The beautiful fabric they
planned is a failuro, and "the credit of ft
once proud commonwealth is moribund
and worthless." Let tho blush that suf
fuses every honest brow write its disgrace,
and let our duty be, still to maintain ft
reverence for the past, whoso entombed
truths will quicken at no distant day to
rescue this broad land from scenes of
ruin, or lend its genius to found a new
born liberty on tho alte of a fallen do
potism,
(To be Continued.)
We make the following extract from
tho speech of Hon. Francis T, Blair, of
Missouri, before tho Missouri Legislature,
Jcflbrson City, January 4, 1872 j
"I am "well aware that ho (General
Grant) cannot write newspaper articles,
and for that reason is not considered'a
vory great man by many who oan write
such articles. I know ho has nover dis
tinguished himr-nlf as a stump orator, and
1 is greatly .looked down upon by some pf u;,
who do make stump, orations; bijt. there,
are other qtfalities $}ich he i, possesses,
which' mako him a most darige^us /nan,
ml" my opinion,' in*fife* posjuon wnich he
now occupies, t doln^tJtVelleve^at.ho
cares a straw ahpul our frame of gov
ernment, ! His military education and
military genius nocossarHy, make him
arbitrary in hie ideas of government, and
ho places no value at all upon ally ether
goveriinoni than that wbicn k absolute
ly arbitrary and military. Ho baa aui>
rounded himaeff with eleWMonfl wear
uniform; $at fs a very slignfc 'tiftteftftj* 1
?Of-the temper of Ws'minfc' 'Wkuly1
friend, he aar ?th* ^alu^^^attfiin";
to that: he U a mat, eaoablo" of coneeiUT1'
ing most dnngcrouis purp?s^':and'''caei
cuting those purposed trltK 'iatfeBble
Will, end I think hrinirrldeinWsl^?
od since ho assumed tbe'pter-'' 'of ' W
Executive of this nation fcaVJif|wlrn
hesitate at nothing and stop1 aV ^Q^lna^1
?t no deed which' Wftt give hini "J4E,
supreme power in thitountry,' aniTj d6
not expect him to-hall br fiesitatV to do''
onythibg to tfWhW?T^W&\l??cr:'
in tld3country^^c<^WfttintoraeW ',
it must impr^cht^att^ Wz
. j .Or,,. h ?,;.? Vsi/?
? Z&v Pat All^Two Dutch farmera
.a* fvinderhook,- -whose fa^i^?feW'il?l^7
jaceijt, wero; outlinr their -iVspe^ti^|^mti}
when onodieard an unusually 'Ibiuf '!
aooinjt in>tbe ttfeeotina/uf agtpitt'?'nigH^
stdikwejl**} r^jwitorWl'Bp^UJw '
pla^??4^*^<>*?ii wrfcf"bcftrelli.y,k
tionieji^fiji ^rfw .snowwt niaxs edJ WN
o'iVfbp^lMfch'tMW^ 1
faytfShoikfiJ tr^ne/topl*^^ W*
top |>ff4^b sligiiethone^ab ao^'Plcliijff.0
and WM^^toft?:*?^ ^bleYlA?w^n^rr
mci nd has broken one of mine Iags/\S#'1
and huAh,ofcmHie,a>iBV
ih.ao4 4c#o pigMeaesaTAlyiai^^^ >
of .miije^y^lu^Hi daiiajlt* 1#?W 1
'jr^^O^WchA'^? iou>oi s.w iwk^ biy^,?>m
# AJnjraele ?J'f)Jm( ^[?J liijp boa worn iox
*$p)\ "liunno. .9fno*us!
??lfif Sn*,^e T^W^^fitbi? aightl wftat'
shpuld you say. jt,wasr* :; ictli il si vdw ,e
'?Bpy, "T^n^oon." V;".-!: nJ wtqtonhq
Parson. "But ifyoq were told it wee h
the sup, what should you say it wa?2"
Boy, *\Alfe,M . , wiluyib
Parson. "I don't (ell lies? ? Huppoeal >
told you it was the sun, what would you
say then ?"
Boy, "Thatyou wasn't sober tM
-?*?? ? nmm
Why are women like churohe?? $o
cause, firstly, there is no living without
one. Secondly, there's runny aspire to
them, Thirdly, they are objecto of adore* ;
tion. And lastly, but by no means leastly
because they hay o n loud clapper in the
(upper story.
I - ? " * ?* i
Mr. B. Webster, keeper oftwa Court,
Blouse and grounds at SpoitsyIvanV.t.
Court House, it is supposed, was murder,,
ed at Guincy's depot, on the &ichmp]wl,f f
Frederieksbn'rg end Po{omne' Railroad,
on Thursday utgbt last, while iu a atuUv .
Tbe Lancaster Lcdger saya?&t a loffitfr
has been roeolved here from ex-Judgo Jfv
G. Onderdonk. of Mnnhassat, N. Y* pri*'
posing to assist the people of Lancaster "*
county irt building a railroad from thin
place to Monroe, N. C, a distance of tweu*71
ty?ooa miles, Judge Ondcrdonk repre- ?'
seats* Northern company, of large capUwl
and wi>icbejtimpany is nott, if we are lyn*
mlltakeu, building tho Wilmington, Chaix
lotto A Rutherford Railroad; which passed
Monroe. Tho propositions contain^
the letter have been favorably consider^
hy a number of our business rqon und iy
j correspondence baa been opened, 1 " Hl1
^ ^country, girl cou^iRg..(|aojft *he .fie|d>l i
WW told by her pousin s *to?^U#M faM
fresh aa a daisy kisse^iily4vf\ ;MWeJl,
it WMn't any felloe by.^hat namoj hut it.
was 8y Jone? t va? iif*^ me, I tolti b?xp,
every person ^ tbe. tpw.u, ?n.Qu]i,4.. t\*A (t
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