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MONDAY, - AUGUST. 24. Tbe Camrentlon of the War 1 mocraejr." The convention ot the e called "War Dmo- rscy" came off Thursday. Every e&Vt und aid had been freelf volunteered by tbe Republican leader td make It' imposiogMn1 character and numbers. The railroads roo half fare trains; Large eoloredpötater "announcing that Cass, und Diciixbox. ud'JoHX VAy Brüx, mid others would be present on the occasion were circulated over tbe State,' and the Republican rireaJ gave notorietjr to tbe convention and urged the at tendance of all "loyal" to to, bot with all these appIliECW the convention may be regarded a a fizzle. Those wbo came locked as though they were attending e funeral, evidently feeling an anxiety that tbe corpse should be put out of sight as speedily ae possible. Look or er the names of those who are represeuted to have participated in the proceedings of tbe convention, eveo if they were present, and with two or three exceptions they have not co-operated with the Democracy for year, but have been in full communion tod sympathy with the Republican party. Tbe only Advertised speaker present was Major Genera! Joan A. UcCicasAXD, of Illinois, and .he owes aM tbe public honors he has received to the very party which, ingrate like, he now denouocea. ' Tbe streets of Indianapolis were not barricaded yesterday with large and email guns; cavalry and Infantry and artillery were not posted within a stone's throw of the place of meeting, and even the liqnor saloons were not closed "by authority." The contrast in these regards between tbe meet ing yesterday and the Democratic Mass Convene tion of the 20tb of May last was Tery notice able Tree speech , was permitted to the "War Democracy" because, it was known to be ft Re publican adjunct," penny whistle affair to play such tunes, and feeble note they were, as might be set by Republican instructors. , We do not disparage the character or size or the convention on partisan groom's. There were two or three thousand strangers in the city, but they were mostly iicpublicans. There were a few Democrats present attracted by curiosity, or else to take advantage of the low railroad fare to visit the city for business purposes. And rao.-t of the Republicans we convened with gave tbe latter excuse as tbe reason for their presence here, although large numbers were for the time being firm "War Democrats.". . . " ... The meeting will bave no political significance whatever. Tbe men who engineered tbe affair are and have been for year hostile to the Demo cratio party. The Democracy bave had uotbiog to expect from them but bitter oppotioii, and they have had it in every way since the Presidential election of IS60. We regard the convention as a mete piece of political kuckstcring to se cure for the managers of tbe affair prominence and ahu force political preferment from tbe Republican organisation. That is about all there is in tbi-s movement of the "War Democ racy." A a party organization it has iio nu merical strength. It cannot buve any. The people c:in nee no difference between it and tbe Republican organization, and hence they will not leave the large for tbe little party, fand little it iajin every respect,) when nothing is to be g lined by it. A change of name will not make cbangaof princ'p'es or purposes. Regarding it in this light, and so it must be regarded, the convention was a miserable farce. Ia tbe pres ent condition of public affairs, and we see noth ing in the future to change It before another Presidential election, there will bo bot two politi cal organizations, and they will be. divided as they now are Democratic and Republican. The people will feel before another year rolls around the oecesa ty of a change of .Administration to save tbe nation from utter ruiu financially, and to pre-erre onr free lastitutions. General Ca u ha been a "War Democrat. but he feels there Is no hope for the preservation of the Oovernment, and . he means the Govern ment and lntituMons founded by tbe fathers of the republic but In the return of the old Demo cratic patty to power, and In that revolution of public teoriment. which Is sure to come if the old Government is saved, the ti-elled "War Democracy" will be even more Insignificant than ever. - ' Bot a few broken down politicians assume to be the "War Democracy" of Indiana. They do't co o war, fcowever. The best way for tbe "War Democracy" to illustrate tbe sincerity f their prefestiona will be to fill up the army by smoldering the musket and follow tbe gallant General KlMSU. to the field. But they are cot such" War Democrats" they do cot mean that kind of "War Democracy" .1 hoy prefer to muff the battle from afar. They are only pol!t; teal "War Democrats." and if they should happen to be drafted they will all find $.UX) to purchase the privilege of eUyirig at home, if they can't get out of the draft in any other way. There bellion would never be uppreed if tbe country had tt rely tspon such" War Democracy" to fight Its battles, or even if it ha I to rely upon politic. Generals to lead Its armie. ,! llenubllcati Lngle. ' , " ' Mr. Ltjcotx was elected President by a de cided minority öf the votes of the people. The result of the popular rote, according to Gkiiht's Almanac, la as follows: Lixcotw. -'1 ,-66.4o2 ; Douqias. 1.375,157; .Baaciistiwjy. 817,953; Bell. 591,631. The tot I popular vote in the election of 1361, was 4,631,193. Mr. LiycoLW received 1 05,452, so that the majority against him of all tbe votes cast was SI 3,741. "Although Mr. LtxcoL! received only a minority of the popular vote, yet he was elected President ac cording to the provisions and forms of the Con stitutton." It is the Constitution, therefore, that J make him President. -He -holds - his office tinder ""Jand ' by ' "rrtue'"of t!nt'instrn went. The American ." people . rccogutze him as President, although a majority of near a million of the popular vote wai against his e!ec toon, because he received a majority of the elec. toral votes. By virtue of the Constitution, and not as tbe choice of tbe people, he holds the oiflj of President What shadow of right or apology tbeu, has Mr. Lixcolk to disregard any provision ftf the Constitution br what authority can he suspend the Constitution through which alone lit derives his official position and authority? He has none whatever. He is just u much subject to the Constitution and the laws as the humblest citlaen, and every violation on his part-of ths Constitution and laws ia as much a crime againtt the Government as that of any other citizen who disregrds ' hit constitutional , obligations and violte the laws enacted uader it. But new . ldtaj- have sprunj up iu "re gard b the oblig ttious of the citizen, Jfo matter ho faithful he may b to iUe Cooatitulioa and the lavs, According to Republican logic,' if . he refaM allegduce to the Administration or party ia power, be is a tmitor. That is the It publican idea of tre-uon. It ' Is" liot'uo faithfulness to the Consiitulioo, bar, dialoyalty to the Republics party . ? i -, j . " , :. sw DiiIxiatic Cosvsxtiojr AXD Pic-Ific The Democracy of Fountain county will aem b' in mi" convention at Corinton, Aog. 2Jth, I8S.1. at 10 o'clock A. M , fur the purpose of nom iotin a ticket for the fall election. Hon. D W. Voorhees, Hon. J. E McDonald, JoJ4ceS l Clypoot, J mi McCbe, Eq., anl the home speakers will adJres tbe meeting. Er crybody' is requested te turn out and betr the speakers. ' ' : Frmera ani citizens are reqnestd to briny prvwioriS sufficient for themselves, and as much more as they conveniently can, as the crowd is expect?! to be unusually large. - r' Ttae Uasls it tue War Denocracy" j (ntrnable. ; We see, just now, desperate efTarts being made lj form new political party, to be sttled "The Wr Democracy " Its cocceptioo Is afiiedfact; but wl:iher it will pi successfully through tbe uvrl ges of f-,rttai'wiH, depwiwU tp.4i cer tin ronditiona, whirh h e purno brictl y ex imiu- A nw party Is iiet-esary, say its accoucheurs, because, 1st, Jfo party b ever survived opposi tion to a war- in this republic; therefore, ali aoü war partias will be overthrow!:; 3, The De mocracy sre opposed to the pre.Heut war; 4;b, therefore, they are destined to speedily die Tti statement Is what we, every day, e hi the "war journal," sod hear from its sdvocates. bnbmitted to tbe test of logical analysis, it is 4 gross fallacy, deceiving no intelligent man, and addressed excluurely to the Ignorant. Admit toe first proposition, is the second a logical deduc tion? Because all past anti war parties have sneenmbed, doea that late await those of the fu ture? Ir so, a war to overthrow every constitu tiocal right, and to substitute a depotum, would become popular with the very people who are tberebj enslaved. The truth h, a war is not of i'self popular with the American people, but be cause of its aurroaodinps. Heietofore our wars bae been in self defenc,or in the vindication of outrages to the persons and j,roperty of our citi aens, and with foreign powers - The Revolution ary war give birth to a nation and to a republic. The war of 1913 confirmed iu independence; that with Mexico added a vast domain to our n. tional postMions, rich in all the elements of wealth and power, and was fought with little cost of treasure or blood. . . In order to make the deduction logical, the premises mutt be established, and must exclude every other conclusion.' The present war mutt be similar to its predecessors, fought upon like principles and for like purposes. . It is notagaiot-t a foreign power, but inst our own citizens. It adds not a single acre to- the national dotnaiu, nor a soul to our population, or a dollar to our wealth. It is not for independence, but to sub ject to national authority those iu rebellion against it. It burdens the nation with an inextinguisha ble debt, imposes unprecedented and onerous taxatiou tpon the people, introduces strange and odious features into the machinery of govern ment, euch as the excise law,' tbe license system, ic, devastates a hrge portion of the country and alienates the affections of the conquered people from those who vanquished tbem. Are these tbe elements of popularity? 'r ' ( Opposition to the Mexican war was not the death of the Wb'g party. Its demise Is directly traceable to a ordinal difference of opinion upon tbe slavery question. So long as that question was subordinate to others national iu their char- acter, it not only lived, but was formidable When that question became paramount, it died, and I'com that cause. . . . . m If Opposition to war killed political parties, it would, it m i'..ir to presum, bring to political death tbe individual opponent. Coawt.t, Lix cuL and others, bitter I'oes to the Mexican war. not only live, but are in power, representatives of a dominant party. Tbe members of the po litical party in the New England States tint op potied the war of 1512. not only retained their power, but they and thir legitimate successors bave made constant accessions, and to d iy are In tbe seendencv in tbe administration of tbe National Government. Tbe third proposition is not true in point of fact. The Democracy are not opposed to tbe present war per $e. They were opposed to com meucing It until all reasonable overtures for peace were exhausted, and iuaist that if tbe Re publican members of Congress had yielded to ft just compromise, it would have been avoided. and in that opinion they are sustained by the re cords of Congress. They are opposed to certain features connected with the prosecution of the war in violation ot the Constitution, and insist it can be waged successfully without them. Tbv are opposed to all other otjects of the. war than the restoration of the Union according to the Constitution: fjpon the war iuelf as an abstrac tion, separated from the slavery question and Bute rights, all parties are agreed; upon these quejtions, the people divide. Who is right? The fmrth position, or the second sequence. is illogical, because tbe premises are umrue. The "'War Democracy" must either fror the emancipation policy, oi .oppose "it. If they fa- for if, the Democrats who rotcd the ticket In will not affiliata with tbem; nor will the people of the f ec-ded States, who are the victims', be likely to be of them, unless the laws of. humid .natare ,!re reversed. If tVy opposo that policy, the abolition element, by fr the largest of the Rcpub'icoh party, will set up fur themselves, as they, h ive hereto fore doue. If they oppose the emandpation pol icy, they must reiv mainly upn the Democracy for their sopport.' Wh it, then, will be the use of a new. organization- what its hopes of success wjth a unite! or depopulated South? If the peo pie, now rebel, ofthe South are suffered to live and become cituen of the republic again, tbey will stacd aloof from any political organic ttions whoe members during the war gave a hearty or tacit acquiescence in anti frhtery measures If they are annihilated, tbey will not be there to rote against Northern Abolitionists, wbo will then be In their ascendant. '-' ' These are plain facts, and the conclusion Is obvious that the "War Democracy," as a sepa rate political organization, will be a failure.. Ti e true policy for those who are in' favor, of sup pressing the Tcbelliou, but opposed to abolition IsnxTis to'railv to the "old Democratic standard and strive there to keep it tree from the errors of eeceaaiouien. aud abolitionism, and pledged to vigorous prosecution of the war, within the Con stitution, i restore tbe Union, and to ft consti tutional settlement of it-sequences. ' m i j. Democratic üeldlers' Hellet Fusid Col. Wm. R." Morrison, agent for disbursing uie lunu racea in pursusuce oi a resolution oi tbe Democratic Convention in. J ana, ha jut re turned from a visit to the camps of Illinois sol diers iu the field in Tet:Desseo. Arkansas and lliysirinpi. After ft careful examination oi the w MU of the oldiers,'Col. M. retorns for the pur pone of forwarding such supplies as Lis küowl edge of theaitoatioa suggeats as tiecessary.. Ap previa riij g tb fact that the most desirable sup plies he could send them are vegetables. Col. M. has made a considerable purchase of onions. which thus alluded to in the 8t. Louis Repub ltcao oftbe 15th inst : -'C "(''Messrs. Pope h Draper, near Caseyville, III., ycftterday sold seven hundred bushel of onions, the product of one and one third acres of land. for the s:tu of $1,4 HJ. Tbe purchaser was Colonel William A. Morrison, and the Oirous are fur the use of tbe Illinois troops in the army." In addition to tnee, wol. Morrison forwarded last week large quantities ot liquors, cordials and Other hospital .ures. Thus, quietly and without ostentation, goes on trie good work inaugurated by the Democratic Uonveution. . ... . , Already (he soldiers have profited to a va-tlj greater exient by the operation f the Democrat ic Ceutnl Committee, under tne emcieut manage mint of Col Morrison, than they did by the ex penditure of the fifty thouud dollars appro prim 'el for f'eir benefit at the special session of 1861, aud squandered by Gov. Yates and his female aij in profit I es pleasure excursions Chicago Times. ' ' . - ? . - - ; Grr: Mjr General Jot in A. McCleruaod ia tn-iking speeches in Illinois, in which he threat ena Democrats with what the soldiers are going to do when they cet back from the wars. Gen. McClernand might do welTld turn hlsattention for a while to what the brvet and most gillsnt of soldiers, Oen. Grant, to say about hiraelf. 1 Pos nibTf he is anxious for Oen. Grant to return from tbe war, but we father guest not. N A. Led' ger. ' 'J' " ' ' '1 : -i p: - "J THE "WAR DEMOCRACY!" TV0 THOUSAND PEOPLE if. COUNCIL! Jb't7X-Xi PARTIOULASS 1 At about hid f past eleven of the clock, they yesterly, b,ad some muslcn-the Sute-house gtov'e and a little boy beat on a drum, and then some gentleman spoke, whose name we did not löarü , tut "prob ib'y snppc?e It ' wai MottTOX, or some other individual who is buyiog farms, and is in all the time for a rigorous prosecution bf tbe war and ridus aroumi town in a buggy drawn by a hone prevented to him by a. United States contractor. About two thousand people were present; and this includes those who came up to this glorious town to drink lager beer, because they could get here on half fare trains at half fate price. The meeting was called to order by Col- Gavi, Chairman of the Central Committee of the so called War Democracy. ' On motion of James II. Stxttabt committee was sppointcd to report öfScers for the permanent organization, who in a few minutes reported as follows: - - . . -'i - . pruswtxT. ' "' Geo. Nathan Kimball, of Martin county. ' VICE PRKIBtTITS. " , AUah Johnson, of Warrick; John I. Morrison, of Washington; Thomas M. Adams, of Brown; Lieut. Col. Ben II Myers, ol Ropier; Major John Hupp, of Delaware; Gen. W. J .'Elliott, of Marion; Col John Osbrti, of Putnam; Lorenzo 0 Dougherty, of B-one; Banner Law head, of Fulton; Capt. John 8 Bradcn, of Noble; Col. Anbury Steele, of Grant. - GESEHiL KIMBALL - ' Was then Introduced to the meeting by the com mittee appointed to wait opon him, and was re ceived with applau?e. - There Is no more brave officer than General Kimball, and none who has to a greater extent illustrated his devotion to the flag of our country.- His remarks were received with the loudest applause, especially when he said that he was a war Democrat. Geu. Kimball deprecated partisan discussion at such a time. The country was putting forth ail it energies to suppres a wicked and unholy rebellion. The supremacy of the Constitution and the laws must be maintained, and it was the duty of every man to aid in the work. lie was for peace a permanent pece ' He wanted when he returned to his home, tb.i t it might be with the assurance that he could remain (here. Such a peace, in his opiniou, must be conquered. He was for the Constitution, und would restore their constitutional rights to each aud every State that would return. In his opinion, the Constitution recognized slavery. . This was no war lor thoub olitiou of slavery. It was a war for the pieserv ation of the Government. The emancipation proclamation did cot liberate a single slave. Tbe secedini; States, when they fled from the shelter of the Constitution when tbey rejected it and would have uone of it, themselves, gare free dom to their slares. -. The powerof the Government to restore the Union was ample He pictured eloquently the su.vrM of the Union army, and contrasted the condition o( the loyal S at es with that of the tot tering Confederacy. He Fpoke of Indiana and Indiana soldiers as ft brave and gallant leader should speak of his comrades in arms. He was an Iudianian and was proud of the distinction. While the war continued and his life was spared, he would continue to battle fur the rich inherit ance of our fathers the' Constitution as handed down to us. We have scarcely glanced at the points of this speech by far the ablest und best delivered from that stand. It was manly, frank, and displayed ability of a high order, Theit was very little indulgence of cant or clap trap. It was the speech of a gallant soldier, and would have been well' received in any Democratic crowd Even the AK)!itionits present could not, or at least did not, object to it. Wbeu the General thanked the meeting for the honor conferred upon him and took his seat, three rousing cheers were giveu for him. . . . . Then some gentleman (after General Kim ball had concluded, we mean,) morel the ap pointment of a committee on resolutions. We do not conceive it necesaar to publish tbe namos of the dis'ingul-hed gentlemen who turn up here every time any crowd grathers iu this place. .The following dispatch was received by Ac6- Tis H. BR'iw'jt. Eq , the Secretary of the War Democratic Committee: ' ' BlJrOHAMHOX, Aug. 19, 1863. Dtaa Sir: Strive tu rescue the country from rebellion and the ' Democratic paitv from dis grace. .; D S. DiCkiksox. Mr HtRT Sechst, a gentleman who hails from Putnam county, then put himself upon the stand, speaking to the. immense two thousand. The only thing which weighed upon his mind was, not the rebellion, bnt especially the vast amount which, according to one l er.it R Scl. oaoTi, the editor of the Sentinel had realized as State Printer. Mr. S tea ist, throughout Ids speech of some, several moments by the town clock, temed to tbink if the country was to be saved somebody le would have to take old Abi Lincoln's place. (And therein we agree with him, and all . the much people who heard him cried amen!)f He . proceeded, stating a startling (ruth to his hearers, to tbix effect; That, this was Washington's, Jcfp-m-on and Jackson's government that U to say they founded and ad ministered it, and the people would maintain it. This, as we have said, appeared to be news to the two thousand " War Democracy" assembled in the beautiful State house' grove to listen to himl Tbey gave him nary cheer. The honorable gentle? man. with hi usual eloquence, continued until he stopped. Such a great speech was not m ide yes terday on the east side of the Capitol unless it was previous or subsequent to the gifted orator's taking his seat. HTcalIed several distinguished gentlemen public'li ir several times, but we feci constrained to sar that there was not one of his elf constituted antagonists on the ground. A brave ut vigorous prosecutor of the war is the Hon. Mr. Stcaisf,"pe iking of gentlemen in their absence, and nsiu'in his rhetoric the classic words "hell-fire" und'damnatiou" with regard to them. - Probably he would hare shot somebody if there had been somebody to shoot at. ' At nny rate his pistol did go off half cocked. Ifobodv hurt," accordiug to A. Liycoi.x. ( ' . r , . ' V ' ' rLATFOBM. ' : m .. ; ' The Committee on Resolutions, by their Chairman, - reported ' as follows," which were unanimously adopted: " 1. Jtitcletd, That the bemocratie principles heretofore aiowi, to wbch we Btau4 pledipd, infptrratively de-" maud of u to rvpudis'.s thi cloctrme of kcslou aud pmpathy with tacm, and ihfl nnquliSl support bf our country ant IU cumutated authorities ia tut rrt trial of war until tbe lart vct g of U prtssnt rabeibea Is suppressed and dsn roved. 2. That the prida aud b all of ths Deiuocrac.v has been to bow to Iba wl t of the majority, and w daclara that tt s t'ectloa of a Pr-sldcotof uonoxiou opinluus aud tu tiaieau t urnUhtd nocaate for secsi0u, and Is bjw u proper or Juttitiabl' excu- for oppoitton to tb war now a(iog to raator tb aotbority uf tbe MaoonalCoustita tioa over tb rvbedioas States. - X That UjS coiupirary te break up the Cnioa of dtmo cratic S. airs aud tatst ablUb trUtocracics wasdetiberat. 1 planned ik cxecuicd b tbuix wbo bre up and pur-, po-sly defeated the Vta vratic vrtr. Wa .bav no apologia to offer for the act-) of tue tractors whs declare thai tu -election tf Mr- Lincoln would be. ood esus for acea'on, amanloo and ravolutxxi," and w denunaea all srsanixatioD that eppoaeor fail wiiatbetrwhutetrnta to support tbs war aud crash "ut tus rebellion, si sua-, Uf riocruc, fanatiral aud tr isonable. 4. Tbat ih c-iuk-Im attack by the rebe'lion agaiiif tha Integrity pf tbs Uaioa MUbitiod iy ur ravotailoo srjr fathers uuder which "i have received so many blias Ing'.U a w.ir npou tba principles of civil liberty, acd mu t ba orerturowo to prerv tbo ioilitatiuua of fte-. dum a'td our eirii and hie fr frnmru. 6. that whenever tbe peopl of aov of tbe rebellious Sum deluded into aeceeaioi, lay down tbeir arm-, eon" cnt te return te tbe Union, obey tbe Ctmstltatton and tbs las Of tbs Federal Uorsrdmeot, they ebou'd be recocuited as e tlzens and protect their coustitutionaf rijrbta- " . r 5, That, amid the trial of the Urne, th f Und or Or- fsulied civil iiberiy can show tbat our uovcrnment has and wit) dm tbe tbs power to put down ail mobs scd' other unlawful combination te renter th law enacted to raise men and means to suppress tM rebrl'ion, and duty to democratic invitations requires an ULbesitutltig exeret e of that Hwer. 7. Tbat upon tbe la erfe-enre 'of any fireipn power yTup itlilxiiif w Ith this rebeilioo of an aristocracy and sekir.c to overtbruw tha ins itutlot of ierjoc:a;ic liber ty, wt appeal to oar Governia-ut to meet such inter. i-reuca un war, ana we pieage oura:ve to earta:o, without Uttering, our Govcromaut In tha ttruggle. 8. Tht, whlietho people hare poirrd forth thtr Wod ad t eatre iu uppurt of the institutions and rovrrn tnrnt of frertnn, our am borities, both State and Nattoo al, arn tmperlDU'ily required tOKteririy rebokeall nrglfct to titbfuliy a: ply th public mojey and tusta'n tbe puhlxcredit, to boidall to a strict accountability, to strp pra-a all taeUh expenditure, and more than ail tha pint of Speculation bleed ng tbe trear.ry and d-mral- ii!ce' the people, and to vWt with iwft and eonl'irn pnn- lhuient all epecuUtora and peculators upn the rnnrey and mean of tho ponpte bow sufferlns; tnnumerabla pri vatlon tu their devotion t tb roantry. 9. 1 bat tn ürmoeraej Ol Indiana cüerj'ö with ftaiinsp of tna hishe-t Bratiflcatitn and admiration the braee aid aobla bearing of tha sons o' Indiana volaaieered ia the t-yinjr arrloe of their country and of tbo eolrtw-ra and seamen of tbe United S'ates, battling with bevote alor for tha liberties guaranteed br tbe Coantitatiio and (Jmoo oi theje states, and w please tuem onr warmest grsu tud, anVctiou and u port. 10. That our volunteers, imnelled by convMtoo. of pa trlotio duty, to leave tbeir homes and 'smllies for the privations and d'aeaam of tbe catapaiirn and tba perls of hauls and guerrilla warfare.hara lost none of their rights and priv.IeRfe as fellowit sn, and rrery effort under the laws aud for their modification to rs-et-e ibere voo-s should h mads, and, situated as th-y are. In the f.tc- of th rebellion to see iu eoomit'ee. tbeir voir- abould be. potential on the best mode and meant for its suppression n1 tbe restoration of peace. 11. That we denounce as treaonnie and asnTeroa to the peaoe of aociety, all arcet political societies organ ised to resist tha lawa and to give aid and coo-fort to lb rebellion. i '2. Tbt we will sn'taln ths ;ateerity a- d crdit of the Xationul and State Goevrnmentx; and we denounce lbs State Afrent, Auditor and Treaaarer for their willionea to repudiate the public debt and sacrifice the hnor and credit of the State, to m 'nister to pariisan agrsndizemeut and pi Irate emolument. Mr. WiLUAMiOX, of Putaarn, ofTered the fol lowing, which was also unanimously adopted: Rttaleed. ThxL whi'e we join hands with alt loyal men In kupport of o r Govi rum-nt in the prenent criU, and hav uo separais or ptrty action to embarrass our an thoritte,but elt to aid strength acd energy in suppr ing t'oia rebellion, we deMre to meet a'id consult togeth er, and 'or that parpom authorize the Chair to oppo nt a Committee t cons't of one from eicti CongreiioTiai District, iiiclndmr two rMni tne citv of Indianapolis who hall act tbe C ntral Executive Committee of the t'n lon War Uenvieraey. wth power In tbe majority of their cumber to appoint meetings and take into couslüeration such other buines as may come before theni. Tbe Chair appointed the following . ' CESTTtAt COUMITTBB. Tbe following were appointed ou this body: DUt I. Williiin P. EJsn.of Po-ey. 2 John I. ii'VrN'in. of V.i.'ainton. S. Nattin'el T. H iuer, of Barth !omew. 4. Jme Gavin, of Decatur. . . . . 5. Ciliare E Siip ecof Dn! iware , 6. Austin II Brjwit. Wm J. Elliot, Iudunap- olis :,' 7. Elisha J Peyton, of CUy. 8 James H- Stewart, of C-trrolI. U. Ch luncev C trier, of Cuss. . 10. David P.-VVhedon. of Alien. 11. John unwn'ee, ol Or.uit. Austin H. Urjvtic offere 1 the following resola tion, whieh wa utunim -i-1 v adopted: J2t !n&l That the Central F.iecntiv Committee be In structed to envepont w,ththe Comniittet-s of othr State and confer with them as to the pronr e'y of or ganixiug tbe Untn tVar Democracy of tbe Xatiun. . , UKV J0HX A Jl'CLRaXAXo's SPECCK This di"tinui.-hel centlemm was intrinluceil by Geuer tl Kimball as a Mo-es. come from the Ejypt of Illinois, ft chief ruler inthesyniocue, and a pitriot and a soldier in whom there wu no guile The General proeeele I. nllu lin; briefly to the position in which he w is pUccd br reoti of Grnnt's onler for his military arrest bcc tuje of his conduct before Yickbur: The firt point he m ide w ts that the Mississinoi mu-"t be kept oren to nst'oual commerce The aeooti-l. thut the time for compromise was pissel Polit tcallv he went into this mttter and etve Buchau an and Democrats penertllv thunder. Well, we mar say that he went verr deep into the shiverv question, aud tlecl ircd (hat now the sword und not the vote of cit'zens ileno-ited in the b-uint bo should decide the m-ttter No compromijte line between whtt he called freedom and slavery, shall be c-MbJkhed ".. Third, that the rebellion wss crtuitou and unprovoked, and proceeded to prove it hwtori cal!y. philosophically and scientificilly, and fhow in th t the wh"le object thereof wa the sgjnn - d'zement of the hIjv-j power, by tbe conquest of (Jnh k nnil Uer.tral Americn. Fourth, that twenty miP'ons of freemen in the North eould put down the ix millions in the South When and where were Northmen ever subdued? D"d not the Goths an i Vtnds over run imperial R me? II v not our arm'e-i from the PotorrtHC to the Ri Or unle been victuriou? Ilave not the strongholds of the eiemy. Vick burr und port Hudson, füllen barore u? The man who ears (he North cmnot conquer the S )uth only wi?he It would bo po. . Fifth, with regard t pirtics. Here the gifipd and c'.afsicnl ape iker r uisrke l all ancient and modern history . briiiuin Pii-nntus and CJir Aucu'tus and Cromwfll and other round hends to illustr es tht evils of n trties. Iiis allusions to what the Frfem-h and HunzirHu tlemocricy h id done Hgitiiisl crowned he.tds were truly eloquent and su'dime. and only Uckei the e-wenti il qu-tli ty of historiiMl truth, lie wouni up this bmir-.h of Iiis subject by dc.-l trin th it any in in who iui peached his democracy whs a traitor to the Dein ocrttic Ten Comiu mdments.- as he uttdeistopd them. - . The speiker's sixth point was relative to wht he himself had d ne in Contrre-s. ' He h id drn up Ue strongest resolution ever offerexl, tu the effect thit hny amount of money and any amount of men should be pledged and voted to vigor ously prosecute the war. - - The seventh, e'ifhth and ninth points we omit for want of room, iu a nieisure, bi' principal V be cause there was nothini;in 'em - We tke occi-ion to rem irk th it the distinguished gentlem in, in 1 1 vertetitly, perhafw. unJertook to say that the three hundred thousand sold eis in the rmy were oenounccd by those he characterized as peine men at home. This is an hallucination General McClernand labors under, ooniiiig of reading too m my abolition papers. . It is a pity ihtt such -in undoubtedly rave mm should lend him-elf to retail such slanj In'the face and heirinc of r spectable citizens,' who know better, and only Uueh at hici. : - - r . t Shemigniricntand illustrious Genera! the i the novel and original story about a house ou fire.' and folk, disputing about putting Ii ont. littetited in the beiruitm br d 6eph A. Wrisht, Minister Ple-nipeuti oi try to II unljur. ippoiiited by A. Lincoln to exhibit hydr.iu'ii' rains and hair balls extracted from the stomal bi, of Virginia lieifers , ' , Well, we are gl.d we h ive sot neirlr to the end. Rethoiical aiid melaphoiiiMl was the ele gant HlIuion of the br ti e Gener-il to Aristides," who wa 'os trac' ted find other pentlemeu who-e names, s he aid.' wete written in history.' Mr. Plutarch and old Mr. Rollin famished biro with a iVw fact in this -connection. Be.utilul and bril'i tut was his preoration. piy" inj: flowing trilmie trthe 13th army corps be fore Virk4irg. K-a doubt each one bf the men of th it immortal 'division of, the Army . of the Mixsihipi behaved a well as the. (Jener il said, but Gen. Grant could not exictly se his pirt of the glorious perforni-tnce in which the -nn and fathers and brothers (if tliOne who heir J him fell slauehtered by. "hundreds. Gmnt bim.elf said that MeCIemsiidor hjs wonderful tsctics before Vicksborg, increased ur losses fifty per cent.. ' ' ,f rRor'.'tiDD. . -- A msn by this name then appeared and recited some dopgerel to his own apparent inGuite satis faction. . Of 11 the humbugs In the world, atniv. eüng end wide mouth elocutionist beats us sod the public generally; ' i f - - Mr A. II.Dkows offered a resolution instructing" the Central Committee ol the War Democracy of Indian to correspond. with Central Committees of other States,' in order to perfect the Organiza tion of the party on a perm luent footing. , , . . . itrrtas. . : - -r GeneralLoOA. of Illinois, DlCXiyiOX. of Iiew Tork, Govern or To. JoH.t BaoiOaaud StaK tar MaTTHCws. of. Ohio, aud also the 3 a peri n ; tendent of the Michigan Central ro id, and Gen. Hovey, were beard from the Secretary in an au dible roiee, reading what they wrote." . , OEJfv DCMOJiT Followed at urgent so'iciiatioo, and made one of his peculiar speeches., He a.sured,the War De mocracy. although m had resigned 'out of the army, that be was with them. . He was awfully severe upon that serpent Most lilted up in the wilderness,' called copperhead." ! In fact, he got the St. Vitat.' dance, in gang upon it in Imagi nation and holding' it up metaphorically to the gnze of the few War Democrats who heard hiui. "The crowd then called tot MnBMX, and not getting a response from'' him, yelled' for DiCK. Rta, . But DiCS. was not on hand for a speech, for a wonder, and the speaking ended. .- Colonel StltLC theu 'came forward and said: , VAU who are iu la'vpr.of supporting the Coii sthutiou aod the UuioA, say aye' (Ayes all round.) -. - . i : ; f3,v "All who are opposed, say no."- (Silence.) "AH who are in favcrof a vigorous prosecu tion oLtl e war regKrd!ess of circumstauces, say ate (Aes all round ) ' . Why, -you äre all abolUionicts, I believe,' said the gallant Colonel, and sat down. Mr. Hsowx then adjourned the meeting to the Bates House corner, to meet alter supper. i The b ind played l the' Bates House in the evening; but the crowd whs slim, and no speak ers appeared And so the convention of the War Democracyeuded. """ "" ' . j .. Tmrn the Terra Hau. Joarnal. A Card trenn ll r. Veerheee. Fd JoitXAt.: This morning's Ex-ire cn tains an -itii-le which for laUeh-wtd and milinitv is rather iibove the sternse of it assnlta on me ' I would o!hw my ausl custom ttd per. mit it to pass nnnoticeil bill for the fact that pni-h item get a currency abroad where the malicious and delved character ol tht paper i not prbn erly appreciated., Hcnc I feel it a duty to ray friends a well a myself to correct the calumny, at let, in this instance,' much ns T dNÜke to re sp-)id to snythin? appearing in its depraved and prostitnted colomns.' ., On yeterday afternoon I wap wsiting for the nrriral of the train from the 8 uth, expecting some friends. I was not thinking of going to Indiiinanolis, or leaving town irt any direction, as he Express falsely aaerts. When the train arrived I met mr friends and was enjry;ed in as sisting the-n with their bageage. when 1 heinl eome one call my name. I tinned and observed a fellow in the uniform of a Gtptain standing on the platform of one of the cars of the Indianapo lis train, which was jun startin?. I approached him and inqn;red if he wished to epe-ifc to' me. He said he Mt not, he only wished to see what kind of a looking mini was. I rem irked in re ply thit he did not look like a gentleman to me, and left him I had proceeded a few Men when he called after roe that 1 was a copperhead and a traitor. I turned and simplr remarked that I had no doubt he was a coward and would run if he ever got into a-fisht, repeating my remark mote than onre. I remained where I was then standing until the train moved off.except that I walked back and forth a few time considerably closer to htm, thinking perhaps that he desired to atterk mo While this was occurring another incident also occurred wcrth relating. A soldier, one of this Captain's own men, an Iri-hm in. in a loud voice denounced him to his ftce mad I AbnliHon it. and lining- other epithets I need not repeat. Others of his ohliers als approached him and told him to keep still, which he did. This is all there was of it ' Here I might stop, having corrected the false hood, hut in view of the pendVtent, wicked and a'rori.nn efforts of the abolition pres and aboli tion leider, in thWcity to involve onr community in btood-hed nnd civil war, I think it will not be considered a in for me to add a few words more. Everv rfftrt. from the bre iking out of the war to the present time, has been made bv the Ex pres and kindred sheets, to caino coldiers. with all the advantages of arms ar.d combined num ben. to attack and mnrder law-abiding people and destrov their property, on account of a differ enceof political opinions. In some instance we all know th t success has attended their effort. It i a matter of painful regret to everv good citizen to see them continued. They can have but one result No one need Tor an lntant f-uo nose that Democrats will be thus intimidated. On the contrarv. they will prepare themselves to stand opon their rights, and evil men in this community who incite violence and death, may bj nwed that thev will be the firt to tste the hitter fruits of their own malevolent conduct. Demoer have borne everything thus fnr. In the name of peacu and oci il order, in the name of life and pronerty. I would warn a certain class of madmen. 'who are con-Muitlr riving in our midst, to ewarC how thee press their persecution anv further. It may be answered that the Repub lican pirtv is re id r nn-l prepared to fight their neighbors. Thr is not true of large numbers of good men in tint ptrty. but if it were true in ev ery rei'ct. it douhtle is in part, it would by no meiw Itter the Dem-tcracy from the asser tion and ftijovment of all their rights. Prepara tion h is not been confined to one party. The Detnoer.icv are preptred for defense. Let no one thii k hf th'S 1 written in a spirit of threaten h'gv I am laboring now every day in beh-df of law nnd the supremacy of the Constitution I be'ong to a p trf v devoted to the laws of iheland. Hut I do not belting to a craven party which will anrrettder its riiihr. and fratn hises to bsse and trrmiiical tf'irp ilinns.--' S" far ns I am personally concerned. I have no N comtilaint to utter 1 havelori.e -dander and dera-t'Mt in unliinitsi measure for tears-. I can bear eveirmneh nvre In yeai to come, if uch should be the wish of in y enemies. A man's en emiea never detriy him. If a man Is but true to htmelf, and to hi sense of duty, he can defy and rin mph over m ilice : ' Neither have I anr appreher.inn from the sol dier when he come home. I have met miny of them, and n. private soldier h- ever treiied me otherwise than res;ectfull v. I have ever been their friend to the be-t of my nhility. publicly and privntely: This the recol will fdinw, and fa'e edit'tt c-mn-'t change it.' - And when the old:er returns he wi'l ee. that hae ilemagognea h ive soui'ht to it e him a blind instrument t do what ther wereto'icoardlrtodotjiemelve Rv all tt e I iw of human nature: the Foldier will then Itei-'Mtif tbe wor-t enemy of that tinwi, ma lic'ons. OMTPti pet of everv communify where he isfourd the political nholitioni. 1 ' ' August . 1. '65 - 1 D W. VoorntE. h.'. " ' "' Frthe Sentinel. Few Word from a Plain farmer. Lorn.t Mills, HaaTUoLOMfw Co., Ixd.. August 19.1P63 EdiT-jh Si.vTinu: I live in the country, away from the noijse mid confusion incident to city life, and like ui ny theia, do rot-fully realize the rxtnnt of ihr trouble with which we nre ur rounded I ,m no o-ditit-ian or preacher, and had it not bet u f.r this unholy rebeKion, doubt , less would never have bothered my br dns about the politic tl .affairs of onr country; but these de generate day ot ecessionUm. abolitionism and disunioi.i.-ui hue aroti.-ed the latent energies of the mind' of the ru ises of the Atnerictn people, aiid c-ns'-d ilicui to rally in defence of 'hose great pr in ip'c- which at tu ied our fathers when .dan-; ger thre itt-pcd our iitiun.-il existence. .Thit the people atelo.v-l to the Constitution and the Uuion :'S our father in nie tliem, needs no argu ment, atid. ihe icccjit rid -.'" John Mrgan into o ir Sta'eh iSeh 'Wti foicii!"iveI.v :h it thecharges iuade b' wiim "h it wo had hi mv t. mpathtzer here , :ie. fal-e. ' nd . o'.lv h-w thi ( h.dlow heartftliifs of ijioff who mar'e such declarations. Why all this ei'-itemeiit .nd commotion in our ouce peaceful but now diiracfd aixl bleeding country! . .1 cannot answer the question, un'e-s it is because e have not heeded the admonitions of the fathers of the country. Washington, in his farewell addres-, sys: "In contemplating the c tuse wh ch ,in y disturb our Uuion, it oo cuis as ti.mittvr of t-erious concern that any ground should have leen furnished fin charac terizing parties by geographic ! discriminations Northern and S'tuihern Atlantic and Western; whence designing. men may eudevor to encite a belief that there is a reil Q;fferetice of loc il in teresW and views.'' Will any one preiend to denv but wh t.twe have had these desig'.iiiig men, Jforth end South.. of whom Washington said, '.'we should frown upon with .indignation " The trouble, however, U now npon ts, and the great mid import 'tit quesiion which comes home di. rectly to the understanding of evcry'patiiot. every lover of his country, is, what shall . (I do iu this hour... of our national distress. My doc trine . would be, to - submit to every law until" it is repealed or else decided uucoutUitutioual, and seek redress for . every grievance at the ballot box. . This is what my Democracy tells me to. do under the circumstan ces, aud I think it is good and wholesome doc trine, and full of comfort. It is not tieceiry that the Constitution should be disregarded be' cxue there ia a rebellion. If the Constitution is good in time of peice it ia better in time of . war. Nor is it necessarr that a man should case to be a Democrat;, if .democracy is good in time of peace it ia better Jn time cf war Nor is it ne cessary th it a tn in should cease to be a Republl. can; if republicanism is good In time of peace it is better in time of war. Principle nre eternal, and w5ll triumph over all rebellions and coromo. (ions that may agitate nurcouutry .To the Con stitution and 'the Uuion . we, should adhere with the utmost, tenacity,' ind coudenin whatever our fathers condemed, audj .ere long the boisterous waves of hum in passion will e-uhside and peace dawn again upun our beloved country. . . A. s T' "' ,--'', AxoTBim Gsakd Rallt rm tbk Goob Old Cacsk or- DsMOCEACT The Democracy of Washington, Liwrente and Jackson eowotiea will hold grsud mass rheetng at Fort 'Rimer; on the O & M. il. R. on a.turd.y. Aur- S3ih, ltS3. The fullowina speaker, are invited and expected tu attend: Hon. D W Voorhee; Honi J II Cravens; Hon Horace Heffien; Hon T. R. Cobb; Hon Jaon-BBrown; Judge A. B. Cailton; Martin Ferris,2 and the editor of the Jackson Union.' : c : - -n ".The ladies are respectfully lav ted to attend. CWe publish .the following, täken from the Cincinnati Commercial of Monday last. It re quires no comment. I We sre sure that m ev ery bojsom, where humaiiiiy still has a home, it will find a fitting reepon.se -. 'S'li Draft Reinforcements In the Army of the Pntnmar l he ajew lit cruiia I'm 'I rough brir facet. We are beginiiii.g to receive the advance spe cimens of our national defenders, whom the draft, and a lack of the three hundred dollar to substitute, nrhled to their undoubted patriotism, ha v iuduced to enter ihe ei vice, ulid iLtic ad . vent among us adds not a little to our chapter of comedies. ' T he old soldiers t ecm to consider the n ew comer legitimtte piey.niid the way they enlighten the conscripts tittoit the in .tier ut' the pppaMiire tuie and domestic ha'uts uf the war elephant isvaiiy more exciting th in st-reeah'eto the victim, hii. I eoiisulcraltly inre euiertaiima to the old than to the new yoldiers. The nm rripts, of conie, ctiuie into their i ew service very much s our new militia regiment ued to go to the field- provided with imin aod iie cloth ing and outfit complete, to which i Ley hare add ed the pin cnh:ons and needle cases, nnd hit a memlde etcetera which their anxious wives and sisters end sweetheart had !etord wiih loving hands upon them. Tbey do, indeed, look nice in their new toggery, : when compared wiih the eedy-Iook'uig veterans all around and about them, and nte the uhjeits of an undoubted jealousy on ihe pit f heir !ietr found com rarie. Hut some how thev du not long return their new clothes, nd blankets, and haversacks, and havelocks. and ler Hone mementoe: lor, after the firt two or three ilays nmrching and drilling hungry, 'because they can not crunch the hard tack," and i hirst v. becajf-e tbeir stom achs will not t'eir the vapid, insipid, sttgnant, mud sweetened element called water; they soundly s'ecp aw.iy not only thednrk hour of the night, hut long into the morning. alter their experienced tent mates have arisen. Then they find, tj their sorrow, that they are minus ihe beautiful blue uniform of which they were the undoubted pos. FCors the night previous, whose places have been fupp'ied with tattered garments, bearing tne unimpeachable mark of many a tedious march, aid indubitable proofs that fop c i-crce iu the army. Complaint would be useless; but the ex pletives ued by the eonMripts, when they dis cover tlie fraud, betoken that the remembrances ol ihflir you'hful Sibbath hchotd precepts ha paxel awav with their lo-se. and they tike their revcr.ge in highly unchristian couinientr unon the morality and honest r of the Armv nf the Po tomac. , IXsrECTIOX OF CONSt'RirTS. Uut this exch mging of clothing is only one wav t! e old soldier have ot extricating amu-e mcnt Irnm the new comers. After ihe duties of the morning arc over, an eutcrpr'iöug vserver might discover a crowd ol veerans escorting a party of lecruits to come t-ecluded place near tamp, wheie inspection" is to uke phice. Now, it might lie supposed tint this ''inspection is that inspection relcned to in the unnv regula tion. but it is a sort f rude ritual improvised for the occasion. The party, as I iter pass out of camp, are generally under charge of a son com missioned officer, felccied for his humor und abil i ty to create the.mo.-t profound impresion upon tho-e who are to be "iuspet-ted." Arriving at a point in pome field near where perhaps are eiisconsed the commissioned o flu-era ol the regiment, within ihe thick foliage of the ha re I and biitcklierry, ihe candidates are ordered to I divest them-elves of their clothing and I o form into line If the day be one of thore intciu-elv hot ones, such a hve sfiiicted us for a few dvs part, tie denuded patriots are not kept, facing the, sun over hilt'nn hour at a time, when thev are olio ed to "about face" and go throiuh the m mini of arms un'il cooked up on each ride alike When this culinary process is completed, the "iuspected" are allowed to don their habiliment?, when they sre toid that nub must be gone through with in order to harden them to the service. If a rain comes up during the day, some high private who dors not mind getting wet. parades the green soldiers for squad drill until the shower is over, to the no mi tll annovance of all concerned. Of course, none of the uffi'-er know an thing ol the jocular indig niticsj practiced by thrir. Mihordinates. or, of Course, nope of theni wnmU allow . "ich tnng to be can id on;" but I .notice they never as vet have been able to -ascertain, who, if nv of their emmmd are the cn'ilty "party . Another, thing I. notice, i the fact that after. the new comers learn the "sell," thev rethe first to avail them selves of tbe opportunity to inspect the next batch that arrives ."Every, snao has, hi turn, nnd every dog his . day,", is the niutto with II alike. From the Chvnnnatl Pr et Currtn, A"g 19. Financial rtnd Commercial Sutnm.trjr for nie tt t w ee k . The money market remains riu;et and du!f; the dematut haseeir I'ght and' moi.ev nbundunt at 6f?cS per. cent, for acceptable business paper The lact that a bulk of the bnsii e-s isdor.e for cudi. renders it nei-ess-irv for met-ch mf to j-cek for ili-iunt-. but to n limited extent. The ru'eof liie War Depirtinent regarding voucher. to which we re" erred some time nco. exclude tint i-la-- of Government securities from the market pretfv effcctnallv. Hold did not flucti! nte over 1 X per cent, dining ihe week, and c'ose.1 sic itly in Isew York tetcrdar at 2i5o premium' A Nrgc specul 'tivc business was doi.e in rail-y securities, in New Tork, during the eck, and rxtcs ' advanced ' materially, t.ut vesterdtV the market closed ifull Lxchange bns ru'el firm wirli 't!;c cemand füllt up o the Etpfdy. We quote: BCTINOT ' ' SELLING Now Ttrk.. . ' par. fpre.'r OoM. ........ . .. . pnm. 26 $'.'7 pre m Silver........... -.15is ureni. preis. I'Ctuaud note prcm. .- prem. Kentuckv nauk potes.. . x1 p'm. . Indien State not-s HVA prera. . tlrdr ot; Washington, KSK ' - .... '-er inct 14 1 dis. . ..... Qu aru-mia-P-T' Vouch Ts, c'ty no sale. (imrermwtera' '. Vouchers. countrr..... ..nasala." .... A rumor has been in circulation on Thhtl street during the las; threo days tl at the War Departnient lid modified its order regarding vouchers, but at the close It Was iot definitely known thit such was the f act, therefore we quote theni "no sale." It was found that while the powerof attorney enabled the holder to collect the vou'-heis, it did net relieve him of the re -ponsibility iu case of fraud, aud brokers do not feel disposed to assume such re?ponihilitr for VJ(3) of one per tt-ul. .''"',. The weather during the w eek has been all that Ciiuld beiie-ired to mike a lar.e com crop; ahutidai ce of ,rain, and a high tempentuie ha been iti general character over the entire West em St tteiiiut what neetled to "bring ont the crop.' The weather has ali l)eeti favorable for potatoes and tobacco, und both crop are doing well. ' ' ßu-iness continues moderate'y active for the season, but atill the uu il Augu-t dullness pre vails. Flour remain iu about the same position it was a wek ago. ihough it Ins declined 25c per barrel in New Yoik.' Wheat has been a good deal utit-etlled; ihe effects of the smut, the first appearance of which c noticed in the latter part of June, is being fully developed, and ful!y two thirds of the wheat arriving from Kentucky is badly damaged, and mce: wi:h n dull market at irregular rates. Prime being scarce brings better (-rices th tn It would under other circum fiances Coin is lower.' Oats declined mutcri allv, but w ere firmer at the c!oe. Wh'u-ky reni'tiiis te dy at 43c Considerable feeling ha arisen amt ng the dealers in this arti cle regarding the Goveiiimcnt mode of inspec tion both as regards the quantity and strength, and the purchasers have presented a petition to the Chamber of Commerce asking it to appoint a committee to investigate and report, which tbe Chamber has done ! In this petition, the de aler say they arc imposed upon not in consequence of the inaccuracy of the .instruments used by and the' mode adopted by the Government, t ut be cause of incompetency and want of education on the part of tbe inspectors, and thit some more simple mode ought to be adopted for the West at lernt. The distiller do not complain, but think that a ui Iforin mode of inspection should prevail all over the countrj-i-a thing long wanted. An effort will probably. be made to induce the Government to change the rule. . , Linseed oil is scarce mid has sdvanced to $1.05 t er gallon. J Small lots of oil made from new seed h.-.ve been received during the week. Cheete is crce and higher. , . -, ; . . In provisiora there has not been much change. Tbe demand has been light for pork and bacon, but nil sre-htld firmly. Lrd has been more in quired for. nnd must be written e. higher for all kind. A gonl demand fvr grease at rather tetter prices..; Kot much in matket. , i- The advices by -the China from Liverpool re port an immense advance in bacon, owing to a demand from the continent This is a good sign, and indicate that American baron is being ap preciated in Europe more and - more.' The ex treme low prices hare been the mean of intro ducing It intu markets where it otherwise would have remained unknown, and there- is but little doubt now that the demand will continue from year to year and the consumption be cons tint and steady. ! :v us 't: . '-' ..; ! ' Art Abolition Device. The New Yotk Ti t-ui ect the 1 Sib inft. erriet from its new ally and lo!itioii cearere in Cin- nnsti the l-ih jIic J Herrat h a letter from D ttiiel O'Connell to fume lrih Catholic in Cn- rinnati, in 1643. It was one of the mit-ukes of 0"Coniiell or, as an American gemlemau says was avowed to him by O'Conneil it was a policy he felt it proper to pursue in seeking hi immedi ate aims to Ireland to join wiih the Aboli-" lionist of England ar.d el New England, in de-puiic-i.iiieii ot Afru-an s'averv. 0'CoiieI never 'ucceeied iu doctrinating bis countra mm, on either side oi the ocean, with the idea,stid, t t Ime ha passed on,- tbey have des'red 'to drt-n the incident . fro nj the memory .( tiicir i,reat couidiynien. Tie magnifiiei.t answer of Iuhop iiigl it.d, lush born ai d JiikIi bred,to O Coi i.eu e avowal of tohihiii:-m settled ti e quei-ton at to Diejirjiuinerit, sod lelt to the great ariufor vi.lr the field he knew so well how to fill, ot d nt,i.ti ation ai.d iiei-Uni.itorv assertion. The letter to Iri-h Catholics iu Cmcinn ui. as an argument, ia of u i value. Il is unkind to (he treat Irirl m tnJ now th a he i at rest, to rake it up. Eut it is a p;irl of thefwritan me bod. ia this miserable war, to play the hyena, and to disturb the repctetun 0ftlC !Crtd ' . ; The letter in question errs in matters of fact and in matter of uoctrine. "You sat the Con stitution in America prohibits the abolition of sliverv. Paltry and mi-erable subterfuge! The ... .- . ... . . - oonsuiutioo in America is founded on the Declaration of Independence." So wrote snd erred O'Cvnne'.i. v-The Deckaration of -Independence, drafted iu 1776. was tbe manifesto of rol- oniw lespued togeiher for the common object of achieving the sovereign independence of each from the English Crown. The Constitution, drafted in I7c7, set forth the terms on which sov ereijn and indej-endent States sgieed to a Uuion of limited reach, and lor defined objects. . In ihe utter document there is li e least allusion lo the former. The Declaration was a popular address the Constitution was an agreement' on funda. mental grants nl guarantees of law. ' " Mr 0Cotititll said in that letter: "We have indeed heard it said that some Catholic clergy men have slaves of their own; but.it i added, and ae lire a-sured poitiely,that no Irith Cath-. olic elergvm-in is a slave owner." The Verv Rev. Edmard rurrell rake up and publit-he the old letter, containing such assertions. Did he not know that hi nan Most Rev. biotber. Arch bishop Pur eil, an 'IrUh Catholic clergyman." only a few weeks before the date of this letter of O'Conneil'. w a slaveholder fn Frederick countv.Md. and, moie linn that, that alien he left Maryland for Ohio, 1m; felt it in no wie in rumiM?nt on his conscience either to manumit, or to tike away from Maryland, the propertr in slaves which he hail held? Only the habitual simplicity and good t.ith manifested by Father Kid ward. Pin cel. .ia elitor f tbe Te:egraph, caQ account for hi publishing this mfstke or O'Con neil, without correcting it by his cwn better in formation. So much as to some of the errors as to matter of fat-t. ' Mr.0CoPnc!l in this letter dertonnres with tbe vehemence of which he is so accomplished a master, "the Irish by b'nh or by descent in America," n "per verteil," depraved." "souls become stained with a blackness darker than the nero's idrin" silly' "guilty "calumniators of the nboli'ionists, etc., etc. The vocabulary of abuse islarje. and u-ed with a sweeping general ity of application against "the Irih in America." against whom he quote the testimony of the amiable, popular, snobbish and flippant Lord Morpeth, who had visited the United State a jeir or two before, end, on returning, had iu the sacred precinct of Kxeter Hall unsparingly de nounced the Irish in America, in that aaseu.bly of Ihe Eng!:h sail t. us "the worst enemie of necro equality." Um the key note of Mr. O'Conneil' letter in detianci itior of hia eountrv men in America, on which he makes ninst of his periods turn, is their "monstrous" as-ertion of a right of "properly" jj clave. Mr. O'Cnnnell ' could eapily be eicused for misutidelstanriing a system he hd never feen. never become ac quainted Rh the practical difficulties surround ing it Dut.ns a highly educated Cathoüc . ertle m ni, he is not so easily to be excused for writing with dogmatic vehemence on a subject on which, age after age the Catholic Church ha legislated on which the greit authoritie of the Catholic Cnurch have writtten and define! and yet to ignore the canon of the church that forbid steal ing or seducine slaves sway from their mas'rr to ignore ihe facs writ'rnin the annals of human and of divine law that do recogniie. aye. aid es tablish the right tf man to prnfierty 1n man. Mr. O'Conneil, in th enfemtte spirit with which eh cnmt:i nre put it ir his power tn 'ce edi'-t for Irishmen from Conciliation H'l.y: We procli'tn t'i the world our convic'i 'n that no contituiiocf law can create or sanction slavery The'Lcrd end Rnler of all. pronounced on the liffspring of Cham that he should e a "fer rant of servants to hi iw-etbren " Thi a "cori'itntinnl law, Kanrtionin? and rttahlithing plaverv " ' God, who spoke to Jfrie,' was intalli bl.' Mr O'Conneil take the oppoite side. In the Rook of Josue.in the sacred Scripture, it is written that Jostie gave order in re-rd to the Oibannite of the posterity of Cham or Haw that "yon shall lot nnder a curse, and your race shall always be hewers of wood rd c-trr'ei of water" That w a "conatitntiorial law creatine; snd sanctioning slavery." It was anrmved by Ood. It was by error that Mr. O'C'nne'l denied ir justice . Moses, the divine, lawgiver, had before this e-tl. limbed the rieht of pmpetv in man. Tho-e of the rare of Chanaan the Irael'ne might hold in pecs ttiide forever Even of the'r own race, thev might l.iiT arwt eil under limitation.. JTav, s "s'rsi'gcr" daellirc among them m'cht bny and hold a TIcbieir nmn cr woman 8 h'S slave. Th"' w con';t"fu-'onl In creating and anc tioping slavery " ' Mr. 0'Ctnne!! erred In his de nial of such rieht ,. - Ti e Christian age, from the days ef the Apostle to thla dar. the nnc'tarcing, the tin rhmpe h!e doritine offhe Catholic Chnrrh, has recoi-fiired alavervii a jusiifiahle human arrange inenf, ha "sanctioned" it, snd forbid turret t. tion or violent interference with it.. Thi U the voice of . the theologians of the great Catholic jnrirt nl morali', age after are. Thev agree. oil. with the creai D wtor -f the Cluirfh.th angel of xchioli!. St. Thoma Aoii'tt-. who, in eiplo ilitg ihe fentiment:il!m of Seneca, incorporated throngh U'pian inr the Pandects, that "11 men are hr nstnre free. iys. that ' hv nature, msy las ntiderstood in two watt; one. that nature de mand this or that . the other, thai na ture doe not provide otherwise. So, we may s ty; that manis.br nature, naked, hecanse na ture doe rot proride clothing. In thi eene. man i, by nature, free, for slavery (reiiia.) like separate possessions of other goods, is not provided by nature, bnt by human rena. for the advantage of human aoeieff.' Summ 7aeo. l.S o xct' 5. ia fim. We have quotation enoach, to a like purpose, from the great theologian and Jurist of Christendom, all a rree"ng. to fill fort v column of onr paper. Mr. O'ConneM erred, blundered, In depart inr from the eoneniieou teaching of Catholie doctcra, tn e nv' iment Lord M-rpe t'i at d cone Ha e'the red pais and blgou of Exeter Hill. ' It ha been an unkind thing, an Brjotif!ble thing, a foolish thing, to rake up a let'er that O'Conneil' coentrymen, as friend of hi, tup. pressed bemuse It was damaging to him. - It wai a we.iV lo'ter, and it arrogance, in armigaing "Irishmen in America." i damaging to ita an. thor. Ue was a great man, greatly honored for what he did in his proper tphere In Ireland. Put he had no note of infallibility about him. He had his errors. The amiable editor of the Tele graph might a well qnote hit duel with an Eng lih bWrkcwarri1. hi having met him on the field, in defense cf dnelling a to cite hia aberra tion from good sense, snd from facta, and from the canon and te iching of the Catholic Chorch, as a pie for the accursed heresy I Exeter Hall snd New England abolitionism It is weak.it i cowardly, it i base in the Cincinnati Tele graph.' after declining to' discuss with us the question of slavery in the light of the hirtory, and the teaching, d the laws of the Catholic Church, to be feebly engaged in bringing in tbe lame, the halt and the blind, in the wav of argu. ments, to promote, indirectly, what, if produced In the form of direct ' argument, would be re dncetl to silence The editorial pietv ofthe Tel egmi'h hat hng smacked of tbe theological here sie of Jansenism The tortuous methods if it argument stringy remitid us of tbe insincerities of Paschal and hi school- of whoao moral th Teiecrath has been an abounding reciter (JT. Y.' Freeman's Journal. -:. it " : u . k The Amerlfnn Iliad In a atfaetli The follow ing is the article or Mr. TncXAS Cakltlx "The American Iliad in a Nutshell ' hi the August number of Macmillan's (London) Magsiine. . - - "- o ILIAS (aMMICASA) IS StfCB. Pkts the Xorik (to Pari. fat Somlk)'. paul.'Tou uiiiirtot'i.table tcoundrel, I find joi hire your servant for life, rot by the month or year, a I do! Tou are going airtight to Hell, Voir !" --'--;' . if- - Pail! " Good words. Peter! -Tbe risk is my own; I am willing to take the risk. Hire y-oar ervnts by the month or the day, end get str light to Heaveti; leave me to mt owe method." -Ittia: vNo 1 wooV l will beat your brain out Drill"' (Ani it tryt'ae drecdjullf txtr si act, Ire wot yrf anauect if .) : . : sTC. .