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WEDNESDAY, APRIL, )d. Watchman, What I the .light We are entering upon the third jear of the war. Two year; ago no one would hare believed that a content of 'juch gigantic proportions could rt continued uui long. 1 la character, too, has changed since its conuaencernent. At first the AdmicfctratUia chsMtteiized it as tin insurrection a reunion and the military forces were called out to suppress it. Next the Administration recog nized the rebels as beligerenta, and the rules of cir lized warfare were adopted. When captured, tha Insurgents wer.- not treated as rebels against the Government as traitor? but as prisoners of war, and held to be dealt with as such. Our Gov ernment treats and holds intercourse with the Rebel State as sa independent Confederacy or power, and while we do not recognize them in form as such, we do so practically. The Admin istration, regards them as outside of the Uuion, and outside of the Constitution and is endeavor ing to hold the m as subjugated provinces. It does not propose to restore them to the Uuion as States, occupying the same relation to the Fed era bovernmem that they did before the rebel, lion, but as territories, and to be goverened as auch. It is not our purpose now to discuss the prob tble or just relations of the Rebel States to the Federal Government in the future. They will depend upon the fortunes or the result of the earnest in which we are now engaged. That we cannot forsee or anticipate. We know not the destiuv that Providence intends for us as a na tion, but we do know what has taken place. For two years the States which composed the Union at the lime of the election of Mr. Liscoix have been engaged in a sanguinary contest of gigan tic proportions. From a nation of non-combatants pursuing zealously the avocations of peace, we have beeu converted into a nation of warriors. The Administration have been. furnished with all the men and all the money it askid lor a vigor ous and successful prosecation of the war, but its promised result have not vet been accom plished. There has nothing been witheld by Congress or the people to prevent the restora tion of the national authority over the insur rectionary districts. All that has been asked by the Administration for the suppression of the rebellion has been generously granted. The peo pie htve promptly responded to every cill made upon them regardless of party divisions or sen timeiits. Such being the case the people have the right to ask, why this failure? The Government is theirs. It is their province to demand of their Representatives an account of their steward ship They are unwilling that the war should be conducted as it has been to enrich contractors and fatten public officials. We cannot keep seven hundred thousand soldiers in the field and an immense navy, without eating up the sub stance and impoverishing tie people. The coun try cannot stand such a draft upon its resources. What is to be cone? The war should be brought to a close as speedily as possible. If '.here is no other way but by fighting, the war should be waged with earnestness and vigor. Every sol dier and every officer should at once be put into the field. If the Administration means war in earnest why are some thiee, or four, or five thou sand soldier, fiit for service, quartered here? Indian i is a loyal State. If there be any netd ol military force to protect our borders, or to pre serve order, or to enforce the laws, the Coventor, as Commander in Chief, has ample authority to call out the militia of the State to meet those requirements. There is no need of a Government soldier in Indiana. There is no necessity for any military power to aid the civil authorities to enforce the laws. If th Constitutional rights of the people are respected by those in power, every law will be obeyed, and every just requirement of the Government cheerfully responded to. 1'here is no need of a soldier in a Northern Srate, not even to arrest and return deserters. Yet it is es timated that there are aliout a hundred thousand no in tne loyal Sttte,kept from the field where their services are so much needed. We presume to day there are about hs many soldiers in Indi a'ia as were engaged in the recent attempt to capture Charleston. Such being the case, what need for further conscription? If, on the other hand, the war is to be settled by compromise, let the overtures of peace be made at once. If that is to be the final termina tion of the controversy, if it is to come to that complexion at last, it is the extreme of folly to longer continue the enormous expenses which the war creates. .It is ridiculous to say that if the present aimy anl nivy are destroyed, others of equal magnitude will be raised. Our people are too practical tor that. If the present forces are not equal to the task of ovorthrowin:; the rebellion in the language ol the New York Tribune, we wight as well submit to our destiny with the best grace possible. The trouble has been, and Is yet, that the Administration nave no fixed policy. There h is been nothing lacking, on the ptrt of the people, for the successful prosecution of the war; but - there has been a want of mind to direct it. There ever has been a lack of administrhti e ability on the part of the opponents of the Demo cratic party, and that defic ency has been lament ably apparent for the past two years There never was any necessity for the war. The difS cullies of the country could have been arranged without it. But, when wir was determined upon as the arbiter of our sectional differences, all the resources and all the power of the Government should have been devoted to its successful ac complishment, and not by h ilf way me asures permit it to drag its slow leugth interminably along. The Democratic prrty are powerless in direct ing the w ir; but they have a right to demand that it shall be terminated as speedily as possible, and its further demoralizing influences spared the country. It is idle to gaj that we can pros cute year after year at an annual coat of a thousand millions of dollars, without impover ishing the people, bankrupting the nation and changing the Government into a military despot IsOt CoMPaitATivE Statemext or the Health op the States The following, as exhibited hy the eetiMA of 1?G'I. shows the number of inhabitant to ech death, for the yeai lt?öU : In lrk"Mi.ou In - 44 Xrrr Vork Xam. and La..... 57 Nortn Carolina...... TtXAj-.. 63 llltnui- au4 Indiana. .83 .4 7 . M S9 . -J .95 llMI 101 Xi4-ipri New Jvrxev X;"JOrt- CS 'dawar fchodt Land Kr.. W Vt.. Md. and la Vir una..--....... ...... 70 hio. South Caro in ....71 P-unsylrauia... H tUmpsbir and T no.. 72 tf!chtan Kansas T3Cal forma..... Ala. andC'inn.. 74 icon-m r7 Florida. .7SXmneoia I Main and Georgia. 81 vrtgon 219 From the above, it appetrs that Massachusetts and Looisiaaa, are equally healthy, or, rather, equally unhealthy: and that in almost any of the Wtern State, a person stands the chance of living nearly twice as long as in Massachusetts. T be statistics for Louisiana, it must be remem bered, a for lfr0 before the immortal Dutler renovated New Orleans, ft seems that previous to his plying bis vocation there, and onder the most unfavorable circumstances, she was equal to Boston in health. How is this accounted for? Has nature made M assachusetta And Louisiana equally unhealthy ? Not at all ; we all know better. Nature is outraged, and the lives of the Massachusetts 1 1 borers shortened by the oppress ion cf her manufacturing lords. ZW Col. Nathan Lurdr of the 6-h Vermont regiment, bu resigned, and returned to hit borne ia Lwrncburj, in this State. . From !Mew York. Gov. Sctuoib's MfssASt ix Favmi or Allow i.no th Solpilus to Vote Protest agaixst Coercion Demand roa a Constitutionai. Guarantee, To the Legislatur t: The question of a method by which those of our fellow-citizens who are absent in the military and naval service of the nation may be enabled to enjoy their rights of suffrage, is one of great interest to the people of this State, ind has just lv excited their attention. I do not doubt that the members of the Legislature participate in a general desire that those who so nobly endure la tigue and suffering, and peril lile In the hope that by such sacrifices our National Union may be preserved and our Constitution upheld, shall, if possible, be secured an opportunity for the free and intelligent exercise of all their political rights and privileges. The Constitution of this State requires the elector to vote in the e'ection district in which he resides; but it is claimed by some that a law can be passed, whereby the vote of an absent citizen may be given by his author ized representative It is clear to me th it the Constitution intends that the rialif to vote shall only be exercised by the elector in person. It would be an insult and iijtry to the soldier to place the exercise of this light upon a doubt ful or unconstitutional law, when it can be readily secured to him by a constitutional amend ment. While my own opinion upon the point is decid ed and will govern my action, it is well to con sider the matter under a less positive aspect If we concede that it is one of doubt, we should not close our eyes to the possible results of an at tempt to exercise it. in view of that doubt which is felt by men of all parties in both branches of the Legislature anil elsewhere It is possible that the next Presidential election may be decided by the vote of a sinj;l Stute; and if votes by proxy are authorized, it is not impossible that such votes would, in such State, decide the elec tion in favor of one party or the other. Itsuiely cannot be necessary to impress upon any patriotic, thoughtful mind the fearful danger which would attend the complication of the disastrous civil war which now afH.ci the country by the inter position of a well founded doubt as t the person rightfully entitled to the Presidential office. The most intense earnestness and the most desperate determination which have ever maiked the con flicts of men would characterize such a contest. The decisions of the partisan officers, the se cret plottings. excited debates, and interested conclusions of the two Houses of Congress; and the actiot, more or less violent, of the peon'e, at a period w hen the public mind is violently in flamed, and when the principles and rules which have forme! the real strength of our institutions are dangerously unsettled, would convulse this community. That mm must be sanguine in deed who can hope that our National Govern ment would survive such contents. It is not necessary tint the effort to secure to our gallant soldiers and seamen a just participa tion in the choice of the next Aeministr ition of the National Government should be subjected to such dangers A proposed amendment of the Constitution, giving the Legislature the needful power upon this subject can be adopted at the piesent session, and if concurred in by the next Legislature. can be submitted to the people in such season that, if their decision is favorable, the action which would be afterwards necessary, could be taken by that Legislature. I respect fullv recommend that this course be taken rather than the passage of an unconstitutional Iüw, or oneof questionable validity. Great care should he taken to prevent, by the most efficient checks, the abuses and frauds to which the exercise of the right of suffrage by absentees would be liable These safeguards would properly be matter of legislation after the adoption ot a constitutional amendment Measures should betaken for securing perfect in dependence to absent soldiers and sei men in giv ing their votes, which shall tie so comprehensive and efficient as to relieve any reasonable appre henxjou upon this point. The conduct and policy of hiiih' officials have cuwed great distrust in relation to the freedom from restraint and coercion which should be.ac corded to the ab-en;ees in the exercise of this right. The people of this St'te will never con sent that their absent brethren in the National sei vice shall be debarred, when they discharge the most sacred duty of the citizen from the en joment of that entire freedom of opinion which they will firmlv maintain. It would be worse than a mockery to allow those seclude! in camps or upon ships to vote, if they are not permitted to receive letters and papers from their friends, or if they have not the same feeedom in reading public journals as are accorded to their brethren at home, to aid them in the formation of their opinions in respect to the conduct of those in power, the issues to be decided at the election, and the character of the opposing candidates. If the expre-sion of their opinions by the votes thev five or by .custom iry political action is to subject officers to dismissal fro-u servier, and S'ddieis to increased privation, hardship, and ex posuie, the fl imes of civil war will be kindled at t'ie orth. 1 in vp noticed, with deen regret, nt tempts oi: the f art of some of the officers of the National Government to interfere with the free enjovment of ih-ir political opinions by persons in the army. There have been ranked instances of this kind which have justly excited deep feel in throughout the country. These inexcusable acts of otfi -ial tyranny are rendered more objec tionable by the language u-ed in their execution, which is at once opprobrions in terms, and a wanton and unjust attack upon one-half of the people of sovereign an loyal States While siib or linate otfi'-ers Hre thus punished for doing their duty as citizens at their homes, those of hih rank have been employed to interfere in the elections of S' ates in which they are not residents. No reasonable man c m sunpose that the people of thiscoun'rv will permit the noble armv. enlist ed for the purnose of m tint lining the Nitional Government, to be used for electioneering purpo ses bv tho-e who are charged with the temporary administration of the Government, or who ate seeking an additional term of power. I hope that the wisdom of those to whom the destinies ol the nation are now confided bv the Constitu tion, will admonish them in easonof the dangers of nets marked by thee features of wrong and oppression. Whether it does or not, I have con fidence that the wisdom of the people and the Legislature of thif S'ate will te sullicient to pe cure to its absent soldiers and seamen the Iree dom of political opinion and action which is the;r inalienable righ', and in that confidence I have made the recommendation above expressed. Horatio Sltmolr. ICesolutlon of the Democracy of Ilrotvn Count jr. At a large and enthusiastic meeting of the De mocracy of Brown County, In I. held at the Court House in Nishvi'.le, on Wednesday evening, April 15. l?C:i. Resnlced. That this meeting has tot convened for any unlawful purpose, not to interfere with the due execution of any law. but to devise means for the peace and quiet of this community. That it is not and never has been the intention of the Democracy to.- in any manner, interfere with the efforts ot officers of the Government to arrest deserters from the army, or to encour age desertion, as they hae long ago proclaimed in public meetings, and in the resolves of conven tions ' That every process of la w shall receive at our hands obedience and respect, but illegal and arbi trary arrests, without law and warrant thereoi, will not be submitted to-ii in our power to pre vent.. That thoe who desire peace may accept this as a solemn earnest of our intentions, and as one of the surest ways of preserving peace, is by al lowing the riht of free speech and unmolested voting and abstenance from efforts to get abroad slanderous charges against the Democracy of the county, ami to procure unjustifiable arrests of citizens, we warn the Republicans of the county, that upon them rests the responsibility of the condition of public feeling and we exhort them to return once more to public and peiceable dis cussion, insteid of excited and false accusations, and the odious svstetn of espionage which they are enveloping society for no laudable purpose On motion it was ordered that these resolu tions be published in tht Cincinnati Enquirer, In diana State Sen'nel and Nashville Union. N Alfred Williams. President. T. M. Whitcojib. Secretary. Cause and Erricr There is in the poor houe of Laporte county an inmate who is being supported as a pauper, at the expense of the county, who for lour years was Sheriff of the county, and was afterwards eiert! Common Pleas Judge of the Dis'rict. and served through the term from 1KJ2 to 1K6; was then nominated by his party for the State Senate, and beaten with the balance of his ticket. Only a few years ago he was a leading man of the county, and in deed, we might say of the northern part of the Bute. To day he is a demented, idiotic pauper, and supported by charity, and the cause of such a change in circumstances is attributable alone to liquor. . T II - - 2P'S.it what yop like of John Van Buren," said Jones, "no on' denies that he is a very able maxi." "Ob. jes." said Smith, ' Va ri able!" From the Eichmond Dispatch, April 11. ttebfl View of the Connecticut rice lion. The Connecticut election has gone against the Democtats. Gold has fallen on the strength of the Republican success, obtained no doubt by bribery, and the hopes which rested on the tri umph of Seymour have fallen to the ground. The importance of this defeat of the Democracy can not well be exaggerated; for. if the result had been otherwise, the Northwest would have risen, thepeaee party would have been organized on a permanent basis; the next meeting of Congress would have been followed by a summary abroga tion of of the imperial powers bestowed upon Lincoln by the Abolition Congress just ended, and a cessation if hostilities miyht have beeu confidently looked upon, at or before the close of the present vear. Lincoln has succeeded, Con necticut is lost, and with it goes the hope of an parly peace, based upon oarty action at the North, which so many entertained. So be it. Whatever is, is the best in the long run. The Yankees may now run the f all leugth of their tether, aud that is all that is necessary to insure a feartul retribution tt the manifold wrongs inflicted on the South. Had the ' peace party." of which Seymour and Vallandigham are the chiefs, succeeded at this time, many fearful wars would h ive been arrested, and the hand of the avenger of b!oHi would have been staved. Hut justice would have been defrauded; they who drew the sword would neve" have felt its edge in all its keenness, aud the nation which in its pride and hate heaped outrages so counttesand crimes so heinous upon the heads of its innocent breth ten, would have returned to the blessings of peace with .ut a conception of the horrors of war in its own land, and by its every fireside. It was not philanthrophv a one. or a large-he ttedsynr at' y for tne South, that brought from Vallandigham and Seymour those e truest aspirations, those fer vent entreaties, those eloquent appeals for peace, which the Southern press have lately repub lished. It was common sense, the far seeing percep tion of intellevts not dulled by fanaticism, a cer tain looking forward to the wrath to come when the measure of Lincoln's enormities shall be full, his power consolidated, his sal raps und soldiers swsrming in every stronghold, city, village and hamlet in the land, his unbridled will indicting daily cruelties greater and tili greater upon all those who dare to oppose him when, in a word, the bitter fruits of despotism being fully ripe, the hour shall strike for a people oppressed by intol erable tyranny, but remembering the freedom so lately lost, to rise in their might, unarmed and unequipped, jet burning with vengeful fury, to contend against, the armed, organized, perfectly drilled and skillfully officered legions of the op pressor. Then will come back the poisoned chalice which the scornful and vainglorious North commended to the lips of the South Then a revolution, fiercer than that which desolated France, will begin, to end no man knows where or how. Then the blood of their slaughtered Southern brethren, which has been so long crying from the ground for vengeance, will be appeased bv the sights and sounds of terror, the conflagra tions, massacrees, riots, battle, great und small, which will sweep over tiie North from one end to the other. .Then the Abolitionists, so eager to provoke war. so slow to engage in it, will know what war is. Hitherto it has been a pretty pastime to them. They have reaped riches, honors, offices from it. Then will it be what thev have made it to us of the Sduth; nay, wotse, far worse. And when that frighttul time comes, as come it surely will, the innocent and the gtiiltv must suffer alike. This is what Vallandigham and Seymour wished to avert when they pleaded so earnestly for peace. But the divine purpose cannot be thwarted; the penalty of blood guiltiness must be paid. The election of Buchinghm destroys ail chance of a speedv peace al prospects of a patv which might overturn the Abolition tyranny through the mild and lawiul instrumentalities of the ballot boxes. By their own act, the people of the North hare made Abraham Lincoln their despot, and they must abide the consequences. With the Connect icut election, passed the best opportunity which they will ever have of deposing the tyrant and of restraining his power by peaceful means. Nothing i left but the sad resource of fierce and bloody revolution. There is liter illy no escape from the most sanguinary civil war that ever dis graced the annals of human history, except, a universal acquiescence in absolutism. This would be by tar the best solution ol the troubles in which the North is now involved, and those still greater whichare rapidly approtching. But the people will not accept such a solution. The revolution at the North cannot be averted. It is doomed, in the inevitable order of things. It may be delayed, but it will as surely come as suf fering follows crime. Xcw York Jle. Fpicopal Conference Rksoli'tions in Favor or the War Brother OsborxeHopks Thkkshing Cofpkrheaps is a Christian Virtu., That he Might 'Dig Into" Them A Theological View or the Habeas Courts A D.vink Declares He WoiLD SlSPEND THE MeN. AND NoT THE Measures A Stobjit Scene. From the -w York World, April 20. .The Conference held its fourth session on Sat urday before a large audience of spectators, who ctowded the galleries The great feature of the day was the presentation of a report of the Com mit tee on the Sine of the Nation, by its Chairman. Rev. Alfred Cooknvm. The document, which was lengthy, rccitited, bv a preimble and ten resolutions, that the rebellion was unnaralled iu its wickedness, and continue to imperil the exis tence of the Republic; that our nation is a chosen instiumcnt to extend the kingdom of Christ ; tint it is the solemn dutv of every citizen to rally to the supjxirt of the Union cause; that the Confer ence renew their vows of unconditional loyally to theUnited S'ates, enjoined alike by the Bible and the Book of Di-cipline; that in the present condi tion of public affdrs there should be exercised great prudence and caution; that those whoop pose every warlike measure under the pretext of discriminating between the Administration and the Government, are guilty of covert treison; that slavery is incompatible with Christianity and Republican institutions; that the Conference con cur in the righteousness of the President's procla mation of freedom to the blacks; that there wms reason for gratitude for the maintenance of the public credit, and that the members would appro pnately observe the last day ordered by the Presi dent The reading of the report was frequently in terrupted by loud applause. The resolutions which denounced slavery ami 'treason' at the North created a scene of almost wild enthusi asm. The clergy rose en masse mid marked their approval of them by cheers, clapping of hands, stamping their feet on the ground and other modes of applause to which a council of reverends might be supposed a stranger. The Bishop seemed most disconcerted at the event, and at once declared that he disap proved of the manner in which the memoers in dicated the approval of their report Rev. Mr Foster said he suuposed the Bishop objected to their clapping of liMids. Rev. Mr Wood thought they should not differ on the question. Clapping hands might be well enough but they could give the expression of the Conference by the old fashioned word of Methodism "amen." Rev Mr Foster said that at the great event in his life, hi conversion to Jesus, he raised fis hands and clapped them for joy. Applause aud cries of "Glory to God.' Rev. J P Newman informed the Conference that Gen. Wool would have been present, but that he had rece:ved a message from Washington atout a great piece of Rebel rascality in New York, and he wanted to put it down. He knew they would be satisfied nt that explanation, es pecially if Gen Wool 'should put down at once the infamous Copperhea Is of the North. Great apptau. Tue Hon Modes' F. Odell. in response to re peated calls, avowed his affection for the Metho dist Episcopal Church, and declared that t had rendeied valuable assistance to the Government in prosecutinir the war. He held that the Ad ministration had made great progress in suppres sing the rebellion, and cited the presence of Un ion troops in all Missouri, and parts of Kentucky and Tennessee and Western Virginia in support of his statement J Applause J Rev. Dr. Osborn of White Plains said the Con ference was under great and lasting obligations to Mr. Odell, the true friend of Methodism, for his words of comfort and hope respecting the slate of the country. Applause During the year past, bis mind had been in a constant state of anxiety about hi- beloved country; aud he had to contend against a great deal where he lived the infamous Copperheads were as thick as black berries, and they were obstinate, too. When be saw them, daily, he often hoped within him-, self that thrashing a man well might become one of the Christian virtues that he might be able constantly to oig into such fellows. Laughter and applause Let the Copperheads be put down at once. Applause.J If he were Presi dent Lincoln, instead of suspending the habeas corpus, be would suspend the Copperheads. Applause. BMiop Scott then rose. He approved of these resolutions, out he did not l.ke the mode of ap probation adopted by the Conference Like many, he was led to thank God lor our defeats at Bull Run and other places God undei stood them, and they would leaa to tVe settlement of the great question which caused the war, forever. The Lord was telling them not to heal the wound of the daughter of his people, slightly. He did not consider, however, that the ministers before him should forget their character, or the propria ties ot the occasion. Let them say Amen," till they raise the very roof above them, but they should ever remember they were clergyiueu. Anplause- . Rev. Mr. Foster said that although he had been a friend to the South by education aud dis p ) -lit ion, he was in favor of the war before a gun was fired applause and proclaimed that we should fire two guns for each of the rebels one. Applause He was ready to give glory to God for our defeats at the first Bull Run and the sec ond Bull Run. for he believed they were still able to carry on the war ; but he knew that if they succeeded, slavery m'ght be saved. 1 ho South hated the Yankees; they scorned. despisd and held them in ridicule; and if S uhern man should say a Yankee had no soul, the Yankee would be afraid to say he had. Applause and laughter He hoped the war would continue till that hellish, devilish idea was whipped out of the people of the Southern States, and to accomplish that object, he did not care if the war went on one, two, orten years Applause Rev. Mr. Foster, recently trom New Orleans, said that w hile there, the "ladies" insulted every Yankee they met iD the streets, sometimes cross ing on the other side to show their contempt Their common cry was, ' Look out for your pockets, here's Yankees' coming.'' He wanted that feeling whipped out of the Southern people ny shot and shell". Rev. J. B. Wakely desired to inform the Con ference that the proper way to treat a Copper head was to stamp their heels on him The sre.ker stamped M feet violently on the floor. , which "brought down' the house, Rev. Mr Fox remarking: "Biother Wakely. did you make a hole in the floor that time ? Liughter The yeas and nays were then taken on the res olutions. teruitim, and an animated scene follow ed. Nearly all the members called rose and vote! in their favor; some cried "yea" in a tone which made it sound like "nay," and were re questioned, when thev cried "yea, with all my he.rt." Two clergy men, xrho had supported the reso lutions in favor of the Union, said they did not disapprove of those introducing the slavery question. The "no" n hieb e ch of them uttered, seemed to disconcert the Conference considerable and a scene of the greatest excitement followed. The names of the clergy who thu expressed themselves are Rev. Mr. Cattell. Pre-idin-: Elder of the Rhineheck District, and Rev Mr Setleck, of West Camp. Ulster county. New York. Loud cries were made for Mr. Cattell to ex plain himself and show his "loyalty," and sever al members pressed around him At length he appeared near the pulpit and declined to make a speech, ti mie ministers declared he should he excused, while others excliimed: "Bring him up," "Put the screws on him;" "He's not loyal," and orher kindred expressions. Mr. Cattell said he h id been dragged up before them to explain his views, and if they would force him to speak, he would do so He and all his fimilv were from the Puritan stock, and were born in Massachusetts, and he loved the Unin. But he would tell them, that he would not swal low their i evolutions on slavery. Hisses Ten years ago, he was a loyal man when those who who now questioned his lovaltv. were the reverse. and when they did all to oppose and embarrass the Government. Luid lusss The Admin ismtioii was supiiorted by the whole North; thev were not embirrassed, as was said in the report Cries d "No. no, "raise, and loud hisses He had a right to ins opinion, and he would' so express himself Cries of "No." "Sit down." He would support the Government in every just constitu'ional measure to carry tin the war, but he would never give up his light to lice speech. L uid hisses J hen this stormy ecclesiastical scene subsided. it was arranged tint the absentees should be called to vote on the resolution, this morning, w hen a similar scene mav le expected. From tli Cin innaii Price Curre. t, April 22. Financial and Commercial Mtiuiiiitry for Ii e I'aot Mock. The decline in gold keeps all kinds ol business at a stand still, and dealers are only buying from hand to mouth, all avoiding going in debt, and few disposed to trust the future for a rise or a fall in values of any article of commerce. The demand for monev has b-en even lighter than nsnal, and short loans are be'nz negotiated with ease when the security is satisf actorv. Cur rencv is abundant, and idle capital accumulates. with no use for it, excepting in the purchase of real estate, which, at present, is paying better than anything else. There never has heen such a demand for houses since the first cabin was built in this city, and it is next to impossible to get a house to live in. Rents have advanced fully fifty per cent ; but it is not the rent, but the house, which is the primary consideration. The general stagnation m business has made it peculiarly dull on Third street. There is very little doing in coin, there being but little onenng. and no local demand. The demand for exchange has been moderate, and rates remain as hereto fore The premium on Kentucky and Indiana currencv has declined. Quartermasters checks and certificates of depo-its üre in demand, and at higher rates than t ey were a week ago; indeed, all kinds of Government securities hive ad vanced. The quotations for coin, exchange, &c. it the close, were as follows : BUYING. SELLING. J prem. prem. prem. Xw York par. 40-0.42 prem. 2530 prem. 4'42 p'"m. tt. 3 prpm. lVsi 2 prem". par. r.i.H Silver Ilemsnd notes Kentucky tarik notes. . . Indiana Stat not-ü Ohio Stte notes Order on Washington old Kone offering. Order on Washington, 1 dis. rev Cer ificates. li dis. Tl e weather has been quite seasonable and springlike since our last, and well adapted to vegetation; the growing wheat is doing well, the weither being warm enough to give it a gradual and healthy growth, and not too warm to force it. The fruit trees are in biixnn. Jiiis'.ness ui all articles of home produce con tinues greatly depressed, and no disposition ex hibited to buy any article for export or on specu lation; nor is there mu-li disposition to make con cessions in order to induce a demand. A large amount of flour, wheat and hog pro duct his been purchased on speculation the last three mon'hs which could not be sold now with out sutunittiug to heavy losses, and rather than do this, holders prefer trusting t lie future, and waiting for something to "turn up." Flour and Wheat have been neglected. Corn steady, and the demand moderate Oats, owing to an army demand, are 2f23c higher. Kiednll and lle lower. Barley declined l'lc and dull. Whisky unchanged, with a limited demand, though it his declined 2c a gallon in New York. Butler in better supply and lower. Wool is dull and prices nominal. Those who made the con tracts about the 1st of March at $1:00 a pound, would now gladly sell them at 80c. Dealers do not feel disposed to pay over 6570c. There is a very unsettled feeling in this article. In provisions there has been very little done, excepting iu sugar cured hams, which are still in good demand at 1010)c. ,Mess pork and lard are not galeable excepting Ht a decline, which owners are not willing to submit to. It is hardly worth while giving quotations for either. There has been some demand for hulk shoul ders, from New i'ork.to fill Government con tracts, and sales have been made at 4 to 4J: loose, and at the latter rate packed and delivered at points in the interior on a railway. Lard can be bought at 9 to Uc; bulk sides at to 5 Bacon shoulders sold yesterday at 4lc, packed. Hams in sugar pickle are worth 7 to 7tc. according to quality, and are in demand ; and we understand that as high as be has been paid for some. The grocery market, excepting in the i riall way, L- dull, but there is a fair Jobbing demand. Raw sugar and molasses are steady, but coPee is lower; refined Bugar is lower; and dull. Present for Archibishop Highes. A New York letter says: Archbishop Hughes is a happy man. This morning, on opening the front door of his resi dence, about daybreak, he discovered not a nugget of gold nut a bale of "green backs" not a fair penitent on her ki;ee,come to ask for absolution buta fiue, fat, sprawling baby, of the masculine gender, about a month old A letter was pinned on the infant's clothes, begging his Grace to accept of the j-resent as a slight testi monial of fl'ection.btit the name of the donor, of course, was not divulged. His Grace took it up tenderly, and ringing the bell, ordered his man servant to convey the little stranger .to the Commissioners of Cha'ritifai and Corrections. nTMatrimony has proved a good speculation for Tom Thumb and his wile, who have taken on an average i 1.000 Der dar. for admission to their levees, tlnce their marriage. From iVatilngtn. The Administration Bewildered The Con pldkratls Pbfparing to Melt Hooker at CtLrirrui Folly or Attempting, an Over land Campaign against Richmond Rumors or a Projected Attack on Washington:. Special Correspondence of the Chicago Times. Washington, April IS. Day by dar, the results of the lamentable fail ure to take Charle-ton, become manifest. It is now clear that all the operations of the summer campaign, so far as the Administration is con cerned, depended on the taking of Charleston. When Charleston was taken," Richmond would be evacuated. " When Charleston was tken," Sivannah would be attacked. When Charles ton was taken." the Americans of African de scent were to be set loose to ravage the interior of South Carolina. And so on to the end of the chapter. But not only is Charleston not taken, but, as the New York Herald savs, "that is not the worst of it;" it cannot betaken. All the preparations which we have been making for eighteen months were demolished and brought to naught in two hours. And here is a tact that shows precisely the mental calibre of Abraham Lincoln and his ud visers. They reallv believed that the force sent against Charleston was amply sufficient to take it. They confidently looked for that reult. And what was that force? A naval armament of thirtv six eun. and a land force of seven thousand men. Such was the beggarly force that Abraham Lincoln, Commander-in-Chief of the Artnv and Navy, against Charles ton. defended, as it was, v 45(1 pieces of cannon (many of them English Whitworth guns, carry ing the terrible steel-pointed projectiles) and by a land force of thirty thousand troops f IliRtorT may well doubt that such stupidity could exist, but the facts are beyond dispute. E-n now, L'ncoln cannot comprehend that uUerIr powerleiS t0 reuew lhVcomht He goes ,llt a rhltar(i H,.- n,, k!!,i,.i the action resulted in . , 1 a f .... , ..... 1. . . aliout, a haggard, downcast, bewildered look, un shaven, with a neckcloth all awrv, the very picture of a man whose wits had left him He has even actually assured the foreign Ministers that ir. his intention to repossess Charleston and Fort Sumter at an eirly day; and that declara tion has been published by his organ here as the official determination of the Administration. It is evident, however, to the foreign Ministers and to every one else, that the failure to t ike Charleston, ainiour absolute inability to renew the attempt, have completely demolished the plans which the Administration had formed for he summer campaign. Everything depended on the capture of Charleston That having tailed, they ae all at sea, and literally do not know which way to turn. It will be necessary, however, for them to be stir themselies poon The Confederates have now gained two great victories. The spring cam paign on the Mississippi i ai an end', and has resulted in the complete success of Gen. Johnson's plans The spring and summer campaign against Charleston is at an end, and it has resulreil in the comnlete success of General Beuregard's plans. The Confederates will not be content to repose on these laurels. They will improve these victories. The roops no longer needed at Yicksburg and Port Hudson, will be sent either to help recapture New Orlean. or else to help Bragg to defeat Rosecrans. There were 30.00 troops t Charleston. Everv man of them will be sent up to Richmond; nay, they are doubtless now on their way there. The news from Richmond to day is, that the Confederates there believe Hooker to be fool enough to follow in Poe's footstens. and think that he is moving his army up the Rappahannock t wmls Warrenton Junction, with the intention of miking a campaign against Richmond, by way of .Culpepper! A more silly idea never en tered into the brain of man to conceive I know not whether their information is true or false; and. if I d'd know, it would be improper to tell. What I do know is, they believe it at Richmond. If it be true, it is just what might have been ex peered from Hooker. If it be true. I place the prediction on record, that his army will meet with a defeat which will throw tint of Pope into the shade, and the tlauhter of which will exceed that at. Fiedericksburg. It is not to be expected that Hooker will meet with anything more than a feigned resist nice. just cough to draw him on, until bis army has reached, or even passed, the South Anna River, tenor twenty miles fmm Richmond. There, however, a hundred miles from his base of operations, he will find hiscom munications cut off, his line of retreat intercept ed, and his army surrounded and overwhelmed by superior numbers. Just as surely as the night follows the day. will this result follow anv at tempt to reach Richmond overland. The sfi'iir at Charleston furnishes another proof that the Administration has no grand plan of the campaign cut out, and also another il l itration of the imiiecility and incompetency of the Administration. Even if Hook et's rtrmv'has' not noved yet, it muf. move soon In twelve days more, the 1st of May will be upon ns, and and then, whether he will or not, Hooker muxt move. Now .'in view of that fact,, what would a wise Government have done at Charleston? Even il they had sent there an expedition at all commensurate with the work to be done ves sels, for instance, earring .'100 guns, and a land force of 100,000 men a wise Government would havecaused Admiral Dupont to wait a few days more, until Hooker should have not only moved, but till he hid moved so far that all conceilment as to his route was at an end. Then Dupont and Hunter should have struck at Charleston. By doing so the .'0,000 troop nt Charleston could have done no more than to have defended that city. Rut Lincoln's Administration does not constitute a w ise Government, or any Government at all Admiral Dupont's letter is now on file at the Navy Department, written a few weeks ago. in which he laid before the President a candid statement of his own force and the force of the enemy, and assured the President of the in adequancy of the memsat his command to take Charleston He even begged that the order com m inding him to attack the city might be recalled, until he was reinforced. Mr Lincoln's reply to him was, "Peg away, Dupont. Peg away" at Fort Sumter You are II wrong about the de fences of Charleston. They haven't got 200 guns there altogether, and their powder's not fit to use. The torpedoes are all in your eye, and you'll find the obstructions nothing more than cobwebs." The result of this "pegging" is. that 30.W0 of the best disciplined troops in the Coufedera ar my are now "egging away" towards Richmond, where they will he read v to "peg away,' at Hook er when he re .ches that vicinity. There ire some rumors floating around ot an attack ou the Capital, to be in de by Gen. Lee as soon as H oker's army moves away from Fal mouth; but no credence is attached to them. It is said, however, that Gen Lee has 100,000 troops between Ri:hnond and Fredericksburg, organized for that especial service; besides 30.000 to whom the task of falling back before Hooker in case he m ve- overland, has been assigned. A few weeks will decide The Secretary of the Treasury left here this morning, in a specially chartered train, for New Yoik, on important financial business. Mr. Chase is now. beginning to reap the biUer fruit of the folly of the Administration in this " war for the negro " Joke over itiis they may in pub lic, the success of the Confederate loan in Eu rope is a bitter pill for them; and from Mr. Chase particularly it knocks the last prop that supported him. He, at least, is intelligent enough to fore see, fiom the success of that loan before the news from Vicksburg reached Europe, what the eflect there will be when the news from Charleston ar rives Then, the Confederates modestly aked only fifteen million dollars, and forty five mil lions were t once offered to them. They will now probablv"go into the market for loan of fifty millions, secured on cotton as be! re, nd, instead of that, there is no doubt in the world they will get a hundred ami fif'u millions. That will be all they need to enable th m to carry on on the war for two ve irs No wonder, then, that next Monday will see Mr. Chas shinning, up and dowu Wall ftreet. X. 3 This Treaton! The New 'Javen Courier, nn Abolition paper, which flies at its mast head the name of old Abe for President in 1664, "talks out in meetin" in the following r)le: "Contractors' have carried on the war. The blood of our men, the groans cf the wounded, the tears of the orphan, aud the wail of the widow, have been coined into money . They have swindled the Government out of hundreds of m Dions. They have piled fortuneon fortune, and us a distinguished officer at Washington writes us, all the operations of this wur are even managed by political swindlers.' There is more truth in this than we usually find in Abolition newspapers, and we can only ac count for it one way the editor has not been ap pointed to office or furnished with a fat govern -rtvHt contract. This is the secret of his apparent honesty. Of course he will not long be permit' ted to talk "treason" in this way. and a fat con tract will be forthwith tendered him to close his mouth from telling tales out of school. Such is Abolition loyalty. Dayton Enquirer. 5f" Major General Buruside ia expected to arrive in this city this morning. . C'ae of Juuge Constable. The Couitniuee on Arbitrary Arrests, author ized by the resolution of the House of Represen tatives of this State, in their report thus refer to the facts connected w ith the arrest of Judge Cox stable of Illinois. The comments of the com mittee on this arrest, are eminently worthy of consideration at the present time. If further evi dence be needed that the party iu power is at tempting to undermine and overthrow the liber ties of the people their constitutional rights the arrest of Jud ie CoNbTABLC most forcibly il- ustrates it: But leaving these questions, we propose to look more in detail ( at the classes of cases pre seuted; but, before doing so, we desire to call special attention to the case of Judge Constable. Ie is not a resident of Indiana, but he wabrought into the State and imprisoned here. We do this for the reason that the principle in vol ved in his cae is closelv connected with civil liberty itself. V hat is it that distinguishes civilization Irom barbarism? The one is established upon condi tional rules wise, humane, determinate laws; the other is the sudden growth of prejudice, sei fishness and passion, affording shelter to day, and bringing swift destruction to morrow. Upon the just administration of the conventional rules and and prescribed laws upon which civilization is built, depends its highest degree of perfection. All writer agree that fo insure tin end, magis trates of the law should be learned, independent. unbiased and honest; and thus qualified, they most le left to act freelv. No man could thus act if. for at honest emir of judgment, he should be subjected to penalties. Every beginner in the studv of law knows this And why is it? Be cause of the infallibility of the human mind. No man is infallible. A judge must decide one wav or another upou questions presented to him. He has no choice as to that. He may decide wrong. Superior courts are instituted to con eel decisions, if be does. The imprisonment, or even worse punishment of the Judge, would not reverse that judgment. For these, among other reasons, it is a settled arrl known principle of legal jurispru dence, that a Magistrate or Judge can not be made to respond, either criminally orind mages. in a civil suit, because of any official decisio-i he may honest! v make, this is to support his dig nity and authority, and to draw veneration to his person, and submission to his judgment. In sup port of this theory, the Committee would refer to the following standard English and American authorities: Co. Litt. 2Ü4: 2 Just. 42-2: 2 Dall R 16 ; I Yeates' R. 443; 2 N & McC. 168. 1 Dav R 31.': I Root R 211; 3 Caines R. 170; 5 hn R 2-2; 9 John. R. 3y."; 11 John. R 150; 3 Marsh U. 76; 1 South R 74; 1 N II Hep. 374; 2 I? iv. I6if; Wend 46; 3 Mirsh. P. 76. If it were otherwise, judges would be the mere tools of those in authority, there would be no in dependence of thought or action. No citizen could safely trust his interests in the keeping, or to the determination of a judiciary thus trammel- el. Coi.iniuiiities would be driven back toward a state of ba'barism. Everv man would be com pelled to take into his own hands the adjudica tion of his own controversies. The strong would govern the weak. Men would combine together in clans and factions to protect each other. This condition of things would fie anarchy. In the above suggestions we liave assumed that JudgeConstable committed an error in the judi cial decision upon which he was arrested but in fact he did not, ss could be amply shown, ifitwas at all necessary to enter into an argument on the subject. But it is not necessary, for, conceding for the Mkeof the argument tat he was in error in his decision, it is not pretended that he decided corruptly, and therefore, all the reasons we have stated, fully applv in fa.vor ot the freedom and independence of thejudiciary in his case. Again, admitting he was wrong, in England even, from whose oppressions we separated by a long war, it is held bv the king, that ' he looks upon the ni- depence and uprightne-sof the judges as essential to the impartial administration of justice asone of the best securities of the rights and liberties ot his subjects, and as m'ost conducive to the hon or or the crown " LI Ray m, 747, Blkst. Com., Jacob's L. Diet. 3,547. A judge is not answerable then, even to the king, for an error of judunient in a matter of which he has jurisdiction. 1 Salk. 337,2 Hawk c. 1, sec. 17. But here, the President, as Commander in- Chiel, though Ins sutnirm nates usurps greater powers than the king in England dare exercise, for through them he undertakes to determine when a judge has decided right or w rong, and to punish him for that decision not by any regular course ot judicial proceeding, either civil or criminal, not yet by the mode pointed out by the Constitution lor corrupt acts, which is bv im peach men t but by an arbitrary Turkish process of miliUrj despotism, merely because, as in the case of Mr. Green, these gentlemen may believe they are "backed by six hundred thousand bayonets." It is time that the people should arou-e to a just s(ense of the gre it danger to their liberities, when the men and the monev they have placed at the disposal of the Government are thus boast- ingly diverted from the purpose for which they were furnished. From the Chicago Times, Secret Orders. If, as General Carrington alleges, in his In dianapolis order, there are Knights of the Golden Circle in that State "who plot our overthrow." why are they not hunted out and punished? Last t-umnjiT the Grand Jury at Indianapolis averred that the organization had fifteen thousand mem bers in the State that they had possession of their signals, passwords and grips that they knew where their meetings were, and the mines of the members. yet, out of the fifteen thous and, there were but fifteen held for trial, and none of these have beeu convicted. The bugaboo re spectin K. G. U 's is, we submit, nearly played out. It is beyond the power of Brigadier Gener als to invest it with dignity or decency. But there are S B.'s and oath bound leagues which plot mob violence and election frauds, which General Carringtop strangely neglects to men tion. The fraudulent voting of thousands in this citv ou Tuesday l.it, imported from other locali ties, is part of the handiwork of these secret politi cal societies, whose existence General Carr'mgton so deeply deplores. Democrats do not work in the dark, or seek to cairy their measures hy un lawful combinations, but General Carrington ought to be aware that there are secret associa tions extending from Maine to Nebraska pledged to violence, it necessary, to overawe and subdue Democrats. It w.i the intention of the "Union League" in this city, had they been successful in carrying the election, to attempt, through the agency of Provost M irsh als and military author ity, the subjection ol Democrats to whatever their political caprices might dictate. It is well for themselves, and for the peace and order of Chi cago that they were deietted, for Democrats never have learned, and never will learn, obedi ence to auv authority save that of the law. The tLousville Jaurnal on (Jen Hal leck . The following extract form the conclusion of a letter written by GeueraJ Halleck to a tadical ma meeting: We have already made immense progress in this war gre iter progtess than was ever before made under similar circumstances. Our armies are still advancing, and if sustained by the voices of the patriotic millions at home, they will ere long crush the rebellion in the South, and then place their heels upon the heads of Mieakiug trai tors in the North Wheu language su'-h a this was used several weeks ago by a certain General Milroy, we de nounced it as inf amous, and held it up to the exe cration of the people We now with additional stress apply to the language of General H dleck what we then said ol the b nguage of General Miliov It is unspeakably inlaiiious, and de serves, as it w ill receive, the heartielt execration of the people. Nor wdl the people, nor should they, rest content with simple execration, how ever deep and burning; they will, as they should, ay. as they mi st, if they would live a free people, address themselves with new earnestness and resolution to the great work of putting down at the ballot bX the destructive and inlemal party of which General Halleck is a worthy chief. This work is indispensable to the national salva tion. Let the language of Genere! Halleck. and all other like maui festal ions of radical guilt and folly, but nerve ihe people to perform with bolder energy and with loftier zeal the indispensable work, uch manifestations, as we are well as sured, can have no other eflect; and, in this point of view, they are fraught with hope rather than with despair. Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad. And it requires no stretch ot fancy to see in this flagitious conduct of the radi cals the madness which heralds their own destruc tion. ß'PIt is stated in a special dispatch to the Cin cinnati Commercial that the colored population of the District of Columbia celebrated the anniver sary of emancipation in that District on Friday night, and that great rejoicing was had over the appearance at the meeting of a colored surgeon in lull. uniform, lately appointed, with the rank of Major. From the Jaclt on M:i;ppin, April 3L Our rnngtj We sometimes recount them in passion. Rut then we fail to realize, or describe them ade quately. W e bad kept true faith with the people now intent on our destruction. We fought their bat tles more than ours, in the colonial war with the -mother country. We espoused thecauseof rignt more than the cause of interest in that remarka ble revolution. We inherited institutions be queathed to us by old Eng Und and New Eng land. They brought the African they imported him they recognized his ttalut they guaran teed the security of such property they profited by that ppecies ot labor they manufactured the cotton they transported the sugar and rice they grew rich upon the product of our labo they built cities, and constructed navies, and ex tended railwayg, and erected palace, and became merchant princes. they established schools and endowed colleges, and created a literature, and boasted a civilization, all as the result of our political, commercial and economic relatio; g to them, and all based upon the laws of climate, soil, and the character of our syitem of labor. We were useful to them. We did them no harm. We inveighed against no institution of theirs. We infringed no right of theirs. Vt'e observed our solemn compacts, and maintained the faith and comity of n. lions with them. We bought their wares; employed their artizan: pur chased their books; hired their teachers; fed their operatives; supported their paupers; freighted their fhip?; defended their rights; fought their battles in wr; conserved their safety in peace; and maintained the Government. In return, thev defamed us in their liturature: slandered and misrepresented os in civilized Eu rope; insulted us on the floor of the Federal Con gress; anathematized u from the pulpit; taught thiir children to hate us. in the Sunday school room; provoked us to auger; robbed us of our property; tiucht their people, as a lesson in mor als, that no faith was to be kept with us; preached incendiarism from the platform and the r.ulp!t; threatened our dwellings with fire, and our wom en and children with rapine and violence: sent their apostle, John Brown, to bemn the email vork, and have now only followed up bis lead, and are proceeding to complete his rork. and execute the purposes of his commission. In the progress of their labor, they have never cessed to employ damnable falsehood; it is part ot their system; it is one of their weanons: th?r are enacting a lie; and the father of lies is their counsellor and ally. They ca!l great, orgnnic, political changes a . rebellion an insnrrection. Had we a King? They call a war. maintained for years by many hundreds of thousands of trained soldiers, a tempornry insurgent resistance to the laws. Thev call the enlightened, self governed people of their late co States, a Rebel mob. They marshal nn aimy of six hundred thousand men to cut down a hartdfull of Reikis, in States where the Union sentiment is very strong! They seek, ostensibly, to preserve the Union of free, sovereign States, cemented by friendly ties and voluntary association, and pro ceeded to accomplish this by rotting onr throata burning our bouses desolating our fields murdering our women ! They declare a lie it damning lie; they never meant to preserve the union of the States ! The original object of the party in power was to destroy the South ! The chosen purposes of the war are blood, plunder, and the utter annihilation of the South, her in stitutions, and eivil'z fion. But for motives ot policy, onr men, held as prisoners, would have been murdered, after the manner of savages. When the Yankee army, confident of victory, marched first ubon Alan asses, they carried a large supply of handcuffs. We have seen ami examined specimens. Tbee were for the limbs of the traitors. Since, they have been afraid to murder our men, held as prisoners of war, drectly, they have done the same thing indirectly, by subjecting them to con tagious diseases, and crowding them into loath some prison cells One hundrel and thirtj Southern soldiers died, in one prison, in a few days, denied the use of medicines or physicians, or the attentanceof a minister, or priest, in their last moments, under the orders of Gen. Halleck! But the facts of our sufferings will never be re corded elsewhere than in the memory of Gd. No human mind will conceive thetu no men will record them. All the oppression and fiendish bate comes, not for the cause, but upon the occasion of the Southern States acting upon the cardinal founda tion principle of all free representative govern ment. Whenever a Government ceases to an swer the end of its creation, it U the light of a free people to alter, abolish, or chmge tiip same at their pleasure. All free government rests for its foundation upjn the consent of the governed. On these principles was founded free government in America. In order to conceal somewhat of the hellish deformity of this loul and monstrous ebulition from the cauldron of moml putrefac tion, the cunning leaders lvave stifled, or bribed, or violently crushed the press of the country, with but rare exceptions. The Louisville Journal, the St. Liuis Kepublican and the New York Herald, accustomed to exert extended influence, are the purchase of "thirty pieces of silver," and are blackened with innocent Mood! Our wrongs mount up to Heaven. The wid ow's wail the orphan's cry the father's groans, the moan of the bereaved "Rachel weeping for her children, and will not be comforted because they are not!" These sounds of woe have reached the ear of the Eternal! We may have deserved all we have suffered; but our foe is not the less guilty of unpardonable crimes. Their day is coming the day of retribution. The Friend of the fatherless aixl the widow roust be heard, and "their Redeemer is might!" Tlie Coming; Xrgtm General. The A'tyto African, a journal published in New York, predicts that the great General who w ill conquer the South and reduce her w bite peo ple to subjection will b a Ll'ick man. Consider inn that the Awjio African is necessarily a mu latto, the editor shows no small partiality in favor of his original race. In accordance with these convictions, shared, it would seem, by the Piesident himself, is the following manifestation of unconditional loyal ty," by a society of darkies: At a meeting of the Sons and Daughters of Freedom, iu Pougbkeepsie, held in the Univer salist Church.' April 6, l?fJ3, after hearing the re port of Dr. Parker Gloucester, who has been as a representative to Washington to present an ad dress to the President, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted: Rttnlcrd, That we highly appreciate the kind reception given lr Gloucester by President Lin colu and his excellent lady, Mrs. Lincoln, aud also by Gen. Fremont. Resolved, That we also retnrn onr bet tbanks to our American Kossuth (Dr Gloucester) for his effort in our cause, and rejoice that be baa been so successful in his labors to gam access to such distinguished personages as Governors Ram sey, of Minnesota, nnd Berry, of New Hampshire, and Judges Carter aixl Day. and many others, all of whom gave him strong encouragement Isaac Dtio, President. Jas. A. Jacksox, Secretary. Ax Go cm, President Daughters of Freedom. L. Jacklix, Secretary. From this it would appear that we have also strong-minded black women in the State of New York nnd elsewhere, whose time is not so occu pied with cooking, washing and ironing, as Dot to dabble a little with the statesmanship of the pres ent day, and assist honest " Abe" in the great work of pulverizing the Confederates. Adjutant General Thomas seems to have an ticipa'.ed the patriotism of the waiters ai d cooks in Poughkeepsie; for he lately made a speech to General McPherson'a brigade, at Lake Provi dence, which if" Dr. Gloucester deserves to be called the " American Kossuth," entitles him at least to the honorable distinction of be'iDg the "Negro Garibaldi." Anjutant Thomas told the soldiers that the President lwtd clothed him with the fullest power to inaugurate the Administration policy touching the negroes, who were to be received within our lines, clothed, fed and armed. He had authority to dismiss any man, be his rank what it may, who maltreats this unfortunate rare. This was the policy of the Administration. The President hasset his tool down ar.d was net going to take it up. . The President may put "bis foot down" aa much as he pleases; he will not change the or ganisation or habits of the negroes. If be wants to make great generals of them, why does be not select some dozen fine negro and mulatto Loya and peud them to West Point? If negroes are henceJorth to form part of our National armies there is no reason why they should not be edu cated at the National expense. f Philadelphia Age. Paved Stbkets. New Albany bas a greater amount ot paved streets than any city of equal size and population in the West. The total length of her macadamized streets is about twenty.thre miles. This does well for a city of 15,1)00 in babitanto. N. A Ledger. t2?"A public sale of condemned Government horses atd mules will commence at the Oakland Race Course near Louisville, on Thursday asxt, at 10 o'clock A. M.