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Talk not of your weary woes, Trouble, or tbe rest of It ; If we have but brief repose, Let us make the best of it. If your friend linsgot a heart. There Is something fine in him ; Cast away the darker part. Cling to what's divine In him. Friendship is our best relief Mako no hcr.rliess jest of it ; It will brighten every grief, If we make the best of it. Happiness despises state 'lis no snge experiment, Simply that tho wise and g-oat M.iv have joy and ierii;nent. Hunk is not i s ae!l reilacd Money is not the test of I;, But a cjhn, con Oiiietl mind, That will ma'.:o tho best o( it. Tros'iug to t'le Power above, Which, suila'.dug all of us In one common brnul of love, Wiidetli gic;it add smi'l of , Whatsoever may bcuill Sorrows or the rest of it Wc shall overcome them all, If we make the best of it. Select Reading. rrntn the Ct.tiiititaii. Journal. AMK iioTt or a KXf.n Ai. r;n at. A friend some time nro related to tis an anecdote of ( icner.il Grant, which is too good to he lot. Stieh of our readers ns served in Lust Jcnnes-'ce liiriii'' the winter campaign of l.Sti.'J-'U t and no doiilit we have n lti ri; nimiher id' them will rcnienilicr that the soldiers were very scantily supplied with clothing, ami it was a eoninion thing to isue corn in the ear ns rations hoth to men and mules, each man receiving from one to three ears per day, As tin.1 contending armies were lying neareaeh other, each desirous of obtaining the mastery ( f the country, tliei'e was skirmishing, and, in fact, such engagements, as in the early part of the war, would have Ix'en considered re-peetahle haliles, were of frerjiicnt occurrence. On sud den emergencies the soldiers would be ordered into line, leaving 'heir baggage in camp, to which they might not re turn lor days, and when they did re turn they frciUently found that the enemy had been there in the meantime, and carried oh' or destroyed everything of value. This was especially true of a brio-adc of Indiana six mout'-s' i.rmi. known as tho "iVisii.imoii 1 ji-indc,'' because, not relishing corn id tiie ear, thi;y chose to Mtlisist o-i K-iiit'un. So much were the men kepi oi the alert that thoii'h Maior Hulln.il. a lWi.ri;4. tei'7 was present, the conii.i.iiidie offi cers could not allow hi'.i to p.iy oil' some of the regiments fiir more a IllOllih. Such was the siato oT solid. s when General Grant having been appointed to the supreme command of the army, paid -a H v 1 1 tX vi-l I to thelorccs occupy ing tiie country to the northwest of the Clinch river, on his way 10 Wn-diing-ton, in the whiter of lSfil. A lew. (lays bcibro, the main body of the enemy had reiired tou a rd South western Virginia, and Gen. Wilcox, who eom manded the district of the Church, had fixed his headquarters at one of the County towns in the northern part of Tennessee. Grant arrived, unannounc ed and unexpected, at the place, on a bitter cold day, nnd forbade the firing of a sahite or making any other dem onstration. Even the sentinel in front of Gen. Wilcox's quarters who was one of the "Persimmon Brigade," was not aware of his presence. After spending some time with Gen. Wilcox, Gen. Grant went out and mounted his horse. The sentinel, who was an iip couth specimen of the lloosier, wits trying to keep himself warm by walk ing to and fro, alternately striking the butt of his nuibket on the pavement, and testing the solidity of the frozen earth by trying to thrust his bayonet into it. Gen. Grant appeared to be amused at the performance, and addressing the soldier, said, "Well, my man, to what command do you belong?" Picking up an old shoe on the point of his boyonet, and twirling it in the air, the man replied, "I lielong to the wun hundred and th Injiiumv ; Col. , the d d old rip." "You don't seem to like Col. ," said Gen. Grant. "Now, look here, Mister," replied the soldier, "I don't wish you any harm, but I wish you had to take mv place nnder him for a month or two.1' "Why, what is the matter with him ?" inquired the general. "Matter! why dod rot his old soul ! he's starviu us to death !'' "Starving you ?" "Yes sir, stan -in us ! I don't cxjiect you'll bleove me, for it's a tough story to tell a white nian : but it's a gmpill truth, I haint had a thing to eat now for niorc'n eight days, except a few 'simmons!" ..' "Well," sal J Grant, "that is a pretty tough story." . 'Yes, it i .but I'll take my . solid oath on a stack of Bibles as high as a moctin, house that it's every word the gosBiK truth J Mister can you give me a chaw of tobackcr . "I have no tobacco' about me," said the General, "but I can get you some;" J AH. E. 8A YERS, VOL XL and turning to one of his escort he got a plug of tobacco ninl handed it over to"Injianny." He took out his knife if to cut it, and looking tip said, "Please, mister, may I take two chaws? I haint had a taste of tolmeker for niore'n four weeks ! lod rot the sutlers !" "' yt"i" stiid ( 5runt, "you may keep the whole plug if you choose. V c have plenty." "Now mister, I thank you very much. I'll give you ten pounds of tohaekcr some time. This'll he meat, and colfce,aud blankets, for Jim and me." "Why, don't you have blankets enough "Blankets ! thunder ! Mister, I spose you'll think I'm an ungodly liar ; Lut I haint had no blanket nor no overcoat now for niore'n six weeks! and Iwtly! aint it cold of nights? I wMiyou had totry it as we do! So! that's a lie! I don't wish it neith er!" "How came you to be without an overcoat and blanket?" the General inquired. "Why, sir," said the Hooker, "Col. the d d old rip took us out of camp over here at the Clinch Gap, ami while we were gone, the Johnnies doil rot their theivin,' rebel hearts ! I wish 1 had about six of 'em here note.' they made a mid on our camp, and stole all ourovereonts and blankets ! Dod darn 'em!'' "Well,'' said Grant, "you do seem to have a hard time of it." "I rawthcr guess we do" said the soldier; "ami that ain't all! I haint never hail no pay neither! Darn me, ef I've had a dollar now for niore'n four months !" "What is the reason of that ?" quer ied the General. "Don't the Paymas ter ever come around here?" "Yes," said the soldier, "the Pay master came around here two mouths ago; and In? was lonsv with gveen baeks." "Well, then," said Grant, "why didn't yon get your pay?" "Why jist this reason, Mis'.cr. After we'd signed the pay rolls, ami the Paymaster had the rem1 John Jhivix counted out in piles for us, Col. , the d d old rip, marched us oil' over the Clinch ( Sap ; and 1 haint seen no Paymaster since. And, I'll tell you, .Mister, when this tobaeker's gone, I'll be dod rotted to thunder ef me anil the boys don't make a raid on one of the sutlers, ef we're hung for it in five minutes! Darn 'em! they're as bad as the rehs! thev won't trust a fellow to .tcent!" "Now," said the General, "you look like an lione.-t man ; and if you will be sure to pav me, I'll lend volt a dol lar." The 1 1 Hosier's connl'Miani c briht- iv 1 i:p. " I pon my swd and Ivnan; Misic ', I'll K;y you.:' '"Very jiood, here's the money ! now her-, good us votir word,-' said the Geueial, and he handed tin- soldier a go eriiineul note. "lleMo, .Mister!" said the soldier, opening ihe bill a. id looking at it, " Vou've made a devil of a mistake! Tiiis is a V! I w on't lake that much !" "All right," said Grant, turning his horse and siarJiig; oil' ; "lend some of it to.Jiin and the oilier boys I have nothing smaller just now." The soldier set his musket against the fence, an l running; ali T the Gen eral, caught his horse by the bridle and stopped him ; and, while the tears were streaming down his bronzed cheeks, said, "Look here, Mister, you've got a soul! you're a Christian ! I am myself when I'm at home ami ef you don't go to heaven, there's no use in haviu' sich a place ! Mister do you live in Injianny? I want to pay you w hen I get home." "No matter," said Grant, "where I live. You'll find me some time." And the General disengaging the soldier's hand front his bridle rein, put spurs to his horse and rode off. "By the lordy!" said tho man. "Isn't he a buster? And won't our boys have tobacker and a good time? The sutlers dod rot 'em ! may go to the devil, and dick their tohaekcr!" And he walked back to his beat, igno rant of tho name and rank of the man of whom he had borrowed the money. It is but just to remark, says the gentleman who tells the story, that though suffering for food, clothing end necessaries, there were no better sol dier's in any army than the "Persim mon Brigade." The oilieei-s were as destitute and helpless ns the men ; and were powerless to assist them. Col. l i:. .!.!..-. of many soldier's were directed, was a brave mid deserving officer, and was really in no wise responsible for the fact that the soldier's had no overcoats, blankets, food, pay and tobacco. He, himself, was but little better off. uilllisi 1HM1I MIC UllUpillllIVS A cood thing is told of the Presi dent in Raleigh. While responding in a feeling manner to the welcome given him, ho used the expression, "Let us, my friends, repair tho breeches" and before he could add "made by the war," an old woman exclaimed, with perfect delight, "bless the dear old rran, no has come home again to work at his old trade 1" They tell of ono of the unterrified at Bridgeport, Conn., who was espec ially eager to see the Presidential party, exclaiming, as he rushed up to the car, "I don't care ahucks about Johnson U's Pareon Nasby ibat I want to sec"! FIRMNESS IN THE RIGHT vixwmm, pa., ws vintiixiA. Address of Got. Pclrpelut. RiciiMosn, Va., July 9. The fol lowing arc the main points in the ad drtsis of Gov. Feirpoint to the people of Virginia. The Governor says: "I united in the call for tho Con vention which is to assemble in Rich mond on the first of August next. The object of that Convention is to agree upon a basis of action which shall he acceptable to all the people of Virginia, without distinction of color or race, who '.ore the Government of i I it , mi me u nitett states, mm are willing to rat lv tinder the protecting folds of the old fla-? to ndont a Constitution for the State that shall guarantee cnunl ritdits and equal privileges, legal and politi cal, to all her people, rich nnd poor, white nnd colored, who will ndopt the spirit of our free institutions, make labor honorable, nnd rccogniz0 educa tion ns a right to every child that comes into the world, who can be made to receive it ; and to lay, ngnin, deep in the foundations of the old Common wealth, the eternal principles of free dom and enlightened progress ns taught by our fathers. Painful experience has taught me that there are men in the State who hate the Government of the United States ; who regard loyalty to it a reproach, and who would place the heal of proscription on the neck of every Union man, nnd politically and socially ostracise him if they could. M any of these men, or nil of them, claim to be Imnl to the Government ; but how can they be loyal when they seek to prescribe every man who pro fessed loyalty during the struggle through which we have just passed ? 1 have been assure 1 that the masses of j the w hite people of the State do not share in their sentiments. From my j personal intercourse I ntn satisfied that there are many leading men w ho were ardently engaged in the late Rebellion who do not share the feelings to which I refer ; few if any of the colored peo ple d . It is an effort on the part of certain political lenders to inllaoi ' sup posed prejudices of the people, that they may retain political control of the State, and continue a policy of ngita tioii nnd hatred ; that th j spirit of en terprise nnd progress may be banished from tho Stale forever ; for when pro gress nnd education come, the occupa tion of tin so leaders w ill he gone. Re publican was the name of the party of .leil'ei'sun nnd Madison. It passed away ; it was revived, and is now the great dominant party in the United States, pledged to ctjiial, political and legal rights in' all tho peo.de; ple lg"d to see that these rights "hull b.- given to every man i i tV iiaiiau ; pleoged id t he si. t ni' j V.' ( ioverni'it i t iticai'on in tii" '". in iiitei .ii.l up on; cnii IIK'-e: ii. 'prove i v in ; -u i ie ilC.'i :i r. lid ..real mm gooi 1 an. i I i.'t tciiiis imess "f tik! to He .'op!e. I he . ty and ii. fix' men pctin ; '..lio.i i',e from ; K'li"-.:s of the ie: iiied a lire , in tnis i'ycih or-'aai-H the old p. . iv o gani coiiniiy. rod may be i , nwi'l e to all the gnrt interests of me day. Tlu .e is great oppos'iinn (oth's parly by a large oody of men Monli ami Soihli ; but it is ( ;v.iosi,io.i for the sake of opposition. The object of the cull nlh'.i'icu to is to give to all seeh an opiuti'iiii v to coiii liit'e iione g-cni a, iy, w iihout dis tinction i f race i color, and unite in placing the old Coinmoiiweait'i on a living basis, extending the hnvul of charity and good fellowship to nil, that both white mid eoloicd may have an opportunity to select tiie best men for iiK'nibeis of the Convention, and for iiiti'.ie olhecis of the Slate ; that our Goveri.aient maybe stable, administering- iiiipariial justice to tho rich nnd liiun' ik' alike. I say it to the credit of the colored men, that I have never met one who hr.s expressed any oilier desire i!ii:n fr honest and capable men in of iiiv, be they white or black. They want justice, lilierty and peace, that they may enjoy the fruits of their labor, lay a foundation for their ftUu.c for tunes, get homes of their own, that they may educate and rear their chil dren to honest industry, and qualify them for future usefulness. Seeing tho effort to array one race against the oth er in the State, and fully appreciating the fatal result of such a state of things to the prosperity and welfare of the Commonwealth, and believing that there was danger that a majority of the white people were nliout to place them selves in a false position to their coun try, I should have been false to my self and to my Slate had I not joined intbc call to enable the people to vindi cate themselves, and establish their aovernmcnt on a firm foundation of prosperity and comity with our sister States. The second portion of Gov. Peir point's address is entitled "The Lost Cause," and and after some explana tion as to the dcrifltion of that phrase he defines it as follows : "I think it was a bad cause that ought to have been lost, and so will future history pronounce it. The mo tive which urged its promoters was not that laboring men or the middle class might have greater privileges; with the exception of a single State manhood suffrage was enjoyed by all the white men who were of lawful age and not convicted of crime. It was not'to elevate the social condition of the white masses of people by extending to tuem a system ot cencral education; for the free schools of the North were made subjects of ridicule W thcSouth- AS GOD GIV rB US TO SEK rsfeESDAf, THE cm politician. It was not to lessen taxation and leien the burdens of government ; bcauso two standing armies, two navr?, two sets of national officers, of f very'grade, home and for eign, would lia to be supported, in stead of one. ft was not on neeou.it of a high protw ive tariff, liecansc tho necessities of tip "Confederacy" would have required ie very highest duties on foreign imports that could have been laid to mtct tie requirements 'bf the Govenimcst. i It was not on ac count of tho fa bin of Northern States to execute "Tlu Fugitive Slave Law," because the cotton states that inaugu rated the ltcbcln scarcely lost n slave, except intlcir own swamps and jungles. The hwleus of the rebellion had none of tlase objects in view. When South Cirolina passed the ordi nance of soficssi, her leading men de clared thaftheyjind Iwn educating the people far the jet for 30 years, and that if they w4? not taught then they never would Ixj Her Governor de clared that the must have a stronger Government ; Ihe term "Democrat," as a party liatiiq was at once dropped ; the (liM'hiration became fashionable that there wrs an iid of free voting and free schools, mil that Republican Gov ernment whs a Stilure ; it might do for rude rural tlisti'cts, but was not fit for gentlemen to lic under in a refined state of society . it had no power to I reserve cr perpetuate itself. Among tho first nets if tie Legislature of South Car dina was oic to exempt tho sons (flier Hist families in her colleges and universities from military duties. Vir ginia passed r.n act to continue thenp pr. priati ns to the University mid Military Institute, tin 1 appropriated the residue of the Literary Fund to military ileli'iisjs; thus her statesmen put nn end to' the encouragement of education among tho poor. Those who ii'.nugiiratid and encouraged the movement had.their minds filled with ideas of class government, based on die idea that r- jiiOi shovlil ov n h-ltor, mid (hose who rifiio the leoor hiiovIi' wuhe lite Ici' t. The exemptions front mili tary duty of tie large slm ehoh'ers by the Confcdciiut Coiigi e-s, the numer ous deiai's g. anted by (hise in power to the rich a .d influential, nnd the ruthless conscriptions of the laboring mid middle classes, nil indicate the object of the letders ; in fact, it pa:nd into a proverb that it was "the rich num's war lunl tiie j o. r man's fight." But 1 need not r.ccue.ndtue facts to rive the inli'iitien of the leadcs. j'i; Div'h U rinr. the organ of the slavch 1 hi.ct I" nig r tsiociacy, expressed Ine ! eattliiiid by the Rebellion. One" of Vii-'iuia's I'd aid lion ri ! siis lias de- most gift c'a !', siuer ve;.-.d stili'i t;i) ' .' ', i i t "i; vis tiiii :g -, that '! oght on the war." 1 a;n u v: an ! notions .'hi ni t at tit UliMs I. vii'V l'i" i:-:. s o; !'. :i:d v. crr "!',aiul i!if"!,h:id 'd, and the ci thern of iiie.se ' s in Vi.gin',1 w' o en vfo cd into the i':.e wi di j I oiif !er.cy ?ee er fort made to deprive ivil i'u.l i" lii'.ea rir Ins. every lenders head rid have been in danger of the the M -k, or his body of the scalliild. The sph it cf li'evty still ndc in the mini's of tin. nws. "The lost cause" made its tens o' thousands of widows inn', orphans and brought ; i laid wrste our fields iiviio v run si; i e.i ion to i n,: iio.iies ; it fatgot lo I'iprive us oi the licit bt'KYiiflMccf f eti'oin purchas ed 'y t.i'i- faihef-; it siii'.eh nt the life and li'.e. ty of tie nalion. Man pro poses ; (i"! f'pows. Man proposed to erect n fibrin of government whose corner-stone should be human Slavery ; Providence ovd ruled the pit. pose, and made freemen ol millions ot slaves. Ihe cause diet, "w hen God arose to judgment to se.vc all the meek of the eartli ; surely lie wrath of man shall nraise Hun, mil the remainder snnll those restrain. Thus saith the Lord." Tim Kt:tuvKTKrTiox mi.i.. The following is the reconstruction bill, ns finally passed nnd sent to the rresidcnt: Si-xtiox 1. that it is hereby de clared to have been the true intent nnd meaning of thc.net of the 2d day of March, 1807, cutiiled "an act to pro vide for the more efficient government of the rebel Suites," and tbe net suppIemcnlary'theretOj passed the 23d of March, 18Gt, that the governments then cxistinsnithe rebel states of ir- ginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Ixmis- mnna, J? lot ula, iexas and Arkansas, were not legal State governments, nnd that thereafter said covernmcnts, if continued, were to be continued sub ject in all respects to the military com manders ot the respective districts, and to the paramount authority f Congress. Sec. 2. That the commander of any district named in said act shall have power, subject to the disapproval of the General of thcurmy oi die United Statcs,n.idtohavecffect until disapprov ed, whenever, in the cpinion of such commander, the proper administra tion of said act shall require it, to sus pend or remove from office, or from the performance of official duties, and the exercise of official powers, any officer or person holding office or exercising, or professing to exercise, any civil or military office or duty in such districts under any power, election, appoint ment, or authority derived from, or grantcu y, or ciaimcu tinoer, any so called State, or the government thecof, or auy municipal or other division thereof, and upon such suspension oi removal such commander, subject to 1 the disapproval of the General, epiicii RIGHT. Lincoln. JILY 24, 1867. nfoiesnid, shall have the power to pro vide from time to time for the perform ance of the said duties of officer or per son so suspended or removed by the detail of some competent officer or sol dier of the army, or by the appoint ment of some other person to perform the same and to fill vacancies oc casioned by death, resignation, or oth ers ! i a Sec 3. That the General of the army of the United States shall be invested with ell tho powers of suscnsion, re moval, appointment and detail granted in the proceeding section to district commanders. Sr.!-. 4. That the nets of thejofllcers of the army already done, in removing in said districts persons exercising tho functions of civil officers, mid appoint ing others in their stead, are hereby confirmed; provided that any person heretofore or hereafter appointed by nnv district conininndcr to exercise the functions of any vivil office, may Le re moved cither 1 v the military othcer in command ef the district, or by the General of the armv ; and it shall be the duty of such commander to remove from office as aforesaid all persons who pre dislovnl to the Government of the United Stntes, or who use their official influence in nnv manner to hinder, delay, prevent, or o! struct the duo and proper administration ot tin net nn I the acts to which this is sup plementary. Skc. o Hint the hoards ot registra tion provided for in tho act entitled "An net supplementary to nn net enti tied An act to provide for the more ef- lieieut government olthereoel Mates,' passed March 2, 1S(7; "nnd to facili tate restoration," passed March 23 180", shall have power, nnd it shall be their duty, before allowing the regis- tion of anv person, to ascertain, upon such fit 't or inforniafimi as they can obtain, whether such person is entitled to be registered under said net, nnd (he oath reiiuired by said net snail not be conclusive on such question; and no lers hi shall l o registered unless such loard shall decide" that he is entitled theteto ; and such board shall nlso have lower to c.vnniiiie under oatn, to o" nil ministered lynny member of'suel board, nnv one touching the qualiliea tion of any person clr.iiniiiT rcdstrn tion ; but in eve. v cn.se of refusal bv the board to register an applicant, an in every case of striking Ins name from the listrs hereinafter provided, i In board shall make a not:; or lneiiioran iiitm, winch shim no returned w ittiiiie regisi aliou list lo tin: commanding general of die district, setting forth the ground of such refusal cr such slrir.ing from the list: ir'ni'c.', Th't no person shall ho disqualified ns member of m y hoard ol registration lv veas m of rate or color. Hi-y. o'. That tho t"iio intent nnd meaning of (he oath presented in said suppleinenli'.ry net is (nmong other tliin ;s) that no pel sen wii'j has ocen n member of the Legislature of any State, or who lias held nnv executive or u- dicial office in tiny S.rte, whether he has taken nn oath lo su; pou the Con- stUtition oHho I nitcil Stales or not or whether he was h' Iding such olliei at the commencement ol the reUMHim. or had held it ociore, nnd who has afterwards cngngetl in insurrection or rebellion against the Limed htntes, or 'ivennid or coniiort to the enemies thereof, is enjithd lobe registered or to vote; and 'the words "executive or indicia!" office in anv State, in said oath mentioned, shall be construed t include all civil offices created by law for the administration of nnv general law of a State, or for the administration ol ltishce. Si:c. 7. And lie it further awrlnl. That the lime forcouipletingthc' -igi nal registrations provided for in any act mav, in tnc discretion ol tee com mander of nnv district, be extended t" the first dav of Oetolie.-, 1807 ; nnd the board of regisi ration shall nave power, and it shall lie their duty, commencing fourteen davs prior to any election under said act, and upon reasonabl nubile notice of (he time and plaei thereof, to revise for a period ol five davs the registration list, and upon being satisfied that p.ny person not en titled thereto has been registered, to strike the name of such person from the list, mid such person sha'! rot be allowed to vote. And such hoard shall also, during the same period, add tosuch registry the names of all per sons who at that time possess thcfmali lieations required by said act, who have not been already registered, and no person shall at any time be entitled to be registered or to vote by reason of any executive pardon or amnesty, for any act or thing, which, without such pardon or amnesty, would disqualify him from registration or voting. Sec. 8. That all memliers of said boards of registration, and all persons hereafter elected or appointed to office in said military districts under any siv called State or municipal authority, or by detail or appointment of the district commander, shall be reouired to take and subscribe to the oath of office pres cribed by law for the offieers of the United States. Sec. 9. That no district comman der, or member of the board of regis tration, or any officer or appointee acting under them, shall be bound in his action by any opinion of any civil officer of the United States. Sec. 10. That section four of said last named act shall bo construed to authorize the commanding general named therein, whenever he shall deem it needful, to remove any mem ber of a board of registration, and to I EDITOR AS1) PUBLISHER. NO. 6. appoint another in his stead, nnd to fill any vacancy in such board. Sec. 11. Tliat all the provisions of this act. nnd of the acts to which this is supplementary, shall bo construed lil)cra!ly. to tho end that an the intents thcreof'may be fully and perfectly car ried out. itEcossTnrcTio. CorreponiU';ice between Gencrtxl Rlirrl- unti nun i.tfiiimi mimui. e The following comprises n few of the letters which passed between Oenernls Grant and Sheridan in reference to af fairs in tho Fifth Military District : GrncralGr.'nt to Gt-n'l Slieriilrn, Juno 7. General: I see a dispatch from Washington announcing that the Sec retary of War and myself favored a reprimand for your action in removing the Governor of Louisinua. 1 was not even in the cilv nt the time. There is not one word ef truth in the story. U. S. GttAST, General. Gin'l. flrrii1;in tnGcni'inl Coin', June 8. Governor Flanders assumed duties of office to-dttv. lie is n man of in tegrity and nbilitv, nnd now I feel as thi-Ugh 1 were relieved of 'half my la bors. As it has been heretofore, there was no security, r.nd I feel, ns tho peo- ile of the whole State feci, that we lave cot rid of nn unprincipled Gov ernor and n set of disreputable tricks ters which ho had about him. .Nothing will answer here but a bold nnd strong I , 1 T course, and in tuning it i ma sii -ported unanimously by every class and parly. T. II. NIEUIDAX, Altijor General. Gon'l. Sliurii.un to Gen'l. Grant, July 7. The result, of -Mr. Stanbery's opin ion is now be finning to show itself bv a defiant opposition to all acts of the military commanders, hv impeding and rendering helpless thecivil olli"ers act in under his appointment. For instance, tne .Mayor ol the city noun es theC'ommon Council that ?l,2of'l0')0 :f illeaal bonds has been issued ,v the C"iil roller of the City Tren.siiry. The ('oinin'n Council refuse to investigate to ascertain the facts. The city attor ney refuses lo sue out an injunction to stop tho issue. 1 fear tho chaos which the opinion vull make it carried out, is but little uuilcrstoxl. K very civil officer in this State will administer justice nceorilni;' to his own view. Mnnyct tiicm denouncing the military bill as uneonstitiui.i.al, "ill throw every impediment in the way of its t xe cution, nnd bad will go to worse, tut- i . i . . i ii. : ,.v -C ess in s cmoarnissiir' ei'iiiouoii oi in fill rs is settled by permitting me to go on in my just course, which was en dorsed by all the people except those disfranchised, l lost f whom are office holders, or iLsirc to be such, 1'. II. SiiEiaoAX, Major General. Gt-n'l. Siieiklnn to Gej'l. Giant, Juno 28 I am in receipt of a communication from the Adjutant General's Depart ment, dnti.il 20th of June, in reference t-i resignation. I am at a loss to know whether it is an order or not. The ionn and phraseology is not that of an order, but 1 may be mistaken, nnd I ask fiir information, whether I am to regard it as nn order. 1'. II. Suekidax, Major General. Ge.i'1. G'fint (o Gen'l. Sheiiilun. June 23 Your dispatch of yesterday received. Enforce your construction of the mili tary bill until ordered otherwise. The opinion of the Attorney General lias not been distributed to listrict com-inander.-, in language or manner entitl ing to the lorce of nn order, nor can I suppose that the President intended it, to have such force. U.S. Grast, General. Gen'l. Grant tn Gen'l. Slieiiti- n, June 2!t. ) I think it advisable fir you to extend the time for registration in Louisiana until the 10th i f July throughout the Stale. The President will have return ed before that and decided as to I hi further extension. U.S. Grant, General. Gtsi.'l. SiicrilnD to Gen'l. Giant, Juno 29 The rejistration in the State of Louisiana will be continued in-obedience of the President, unless I receive further orders from him to the con tra r v. P. II. Siif.ridax, Major General. Gen! Siieriiino to Gen'l. Grant, Juty 2. T did not get your dispatch of June 29 until to-dav. It was mislaid in the Washing -n office. I had already ordered the extension in the State, ex cept the parsh of Orleans, until the 2-Ah ot juiv, and alter tne receipt oi your letter of the 24th, extension was made lndeliiiitc. llic boards now have nothing to do in this city, and in most of the parishes. V. II. Siieuidax, Major General. GeD'L Grant to Gen'l Ord, June 23 General! Convof vour final m- structions to board of registration, of June 10, 1867, is just received. I en tirely dissent from tho views contained iii paragraph 4. Your views as to the duties of registers to register every man who will tike the required oath, though thev mav know the amdicant neriures himself, 'is sustained by the views of the Attorney General. My opinion is, that it is the duty of the registration to see, as for as it lays in their power, that no nnnnlhorufid nerson it allowed to register. To (mux this end, registers shonlJl be allowed to administer oaths and ' examine witoee The law, "lerma . t JOB W B K. AOTCHTntxcim inserted at tl SO per iqnar for three insertion, and SO ccata per aquar foia -h AHdlflnnnl lliiwrtloll ! ftn line OT lea counted a square). AU transient advertisements) to be paid for In adTsnee. BusiNFss Noricnset under tbe head of local news will be charged invariably ! eeataa Una for each Insertion. . A liberal deduction made to person advertis ing by tbe quarter, half-year or yea. Special uotlree charged one-hall more than regular ad vertisements. , Job Pristiso of evert kind tn plain and Fan cy colors; Hand-bills, Blanks, Cards Pamphleta, Ac, of every variety and style, printed at tbe sbortest notice. Tbe Republican Orricn baa Just been re-ntted, and every thing In the Print ing line can be executed In the most ertlstlo manner and at the lowest rates. however, makes district commanders their own interpreters of their power and duty under it, and, in my opinion, the Attorney General or myself con no more than give our opinion as to the meaning of the law. Neither can en force their views against the judgment of those made responsible for the faithful execution of the law the dis trict commanders. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, TJ. S. Giuxt, General. TIIE MAIXt LAW. The food people of Maine have been trying the virtues said to lio in the strict enforcement of this well known statute. The constabulary, having concluded their legitimate la bors, have recently been employed as follows, if we may believe the Standard, published at Augusta. It remarks: tv e give the following as the result of the past week's labor : A cow arrested for having two "horns." vuivtvu luuititmun itiivij uvvvtw- ed, fined for being "on his bier." A pair ot boots seized ior being "tight." A little boy's kite sentenced to have its tail cut off for having been on a "high time." A clotlunir denier "hauled tip for advertising "Great Bar-gains." A confectioner tried for selling "Gin ger Snaps." A horse ran away und smashed a wagon. 1 lie horse was promptly ar rested, but it being proved that the "smash" contained nothing intoxica ting, he was acquitted. Several "cocktails found in the hencoop of a prominent citizen, were confiscated. The success of the police in this seizure caused much "crowing," and it will doubtless "spur" them on to increased activity. An unfortunate Hibernian wns lock ed up for having a "punch" in the lii'in I. A worthy shoemaker, seized on sus picion of being a "cobblw " but prov ing there was no "sherry" connected with him, was released on condition I hat this should be his "last offence." lie wns informed that nny future dereliction would involve the confisca tion of his "all." The excitement "waxed" intense. Complaint that a barrel of beef va3 found "corned" nt Adams', "WHAT IMA TARE T" Many men, although not ns exem plary lis they should 1 in I heir lives, are vet nt much pains to rear their ..', .i .ri j i .i eiiiniien correctly, i nc sentiment wun them is, "Do ns I say, not ns I do." Such a father not far from Cincinnati is in the habit-of gelling intoxica ted, or on a "tare," rather often. He endeavors, however, to hide the fact from his children; but "little pitchers have long ears," and children know more of what is going on than grown pe ple frequently suppose. One evening this exemplary parent was hearing his iittlc Johnny recite his Sunday school lesson. It was from tho fourteenth diopter' of Matthew, wherein is related the pnrable of the malicious individual who went about sowing tares, etc. "What is a tare?" the parent inter rupted to inquire. Johnny hesitated. "Tell me, my sen, what a' tare is?" "You have had 'cn," said Johnny, casting dow n his eyes and wriggling his foot. "I bid 'em !" said the astonished pa rent, opening his eyes rather wide. "Why what do you mean, Johnny?" "When you uidn't come home fiir three days last week," said Johnny, "I hoard mother tell Aunt Susan that you was off r n a tare." The Sunday school lesson was brought to an abrupt close, and Johnny, who knew too much altogether to sit up any later, was sent off to bed. Spring Fever. Corry O'Lnnus, ' I of the Brooklyn Eagle, has experienced an attack ot the spring lever. He de scribes its symptoms as follow : Did you ever catch the spring lever : It has caiiht me slightly, and I think of reporting myself to the Board of Health as a case of quarantine. If they would send me somewhere for a week or two, where I would have nothing to do amino1 board to pay, I think 1 should feel letter,. The symptoms of the spring fever arc a vigorous inclination to uo noth ing. You feel as though you could stand any amount of repose. I he spring tevcr is a bou complaint when you haven't time to attend to it. A southern correspondent in one of his letters informs us of a novel and economical mode of courtship in Florida. "As you have never seen tho language of pine I will give It here. A gentleman not wishing to face the music in person, sends his lady love a piece of pine, signifying, 'I pine for thee; and she, wishing to give a favor able answer, sends in return a pine knot, meaning, 'pine not;' or if she wishes to say no, she sends a burnt pine knot, thereby signifying, I 'make light of your pine.'" There is a great gold plethora in England, and the Beak of England hat $30,000,000 coin on head that there ia no call ibr, notwithetioding the low rateof interest. This is owing to dullness in basinet and the falling off in the foreign trade, which has been ten per cent, since September.