NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 7, 1802.
gabihoit Connlij girtrianj.
CITY GOVERNMENT. '
joh.v iifoa kmith,
. W1IXUM PJUNK, Rmritr.
JOUX 1K MM.K7, JUmhnL
Vreaij lltrilmU W, II. Wilkinion, A. C. Turkftr,
a.vl James A. t le-'le. ! ' 5 ,
f.fwltt otA ilitrh't f.Q riinmbly,r-ojicop first ;
JM J,. H)nn, v.iii) , nJ 4itin llnlrtlck, third.
Tw yjtrtr Mr.Hwni Iiriver. : i '
ml CtlUrior-t-K. B. ShMittond.. ' " J
HUer C.WJcterB.- It fiarret t' .. , . , . .
Trmnumr R. Jl-urjr.
IV"nr llWrr ThoiMia i-k. r
.jnlVVlJfU . I llVWnlW-J. Q. Dodd.
fiTintiKl lf WiVcr H'oevU Juki Wjatt,
On- " 'r iiiarm'ri. John M. tioabury,
.Wfon of" t. CnnfrnT. II. Htltrlde.
. 0m'(rS. It. Stewart. ' "
. IV, Atirmn-S-iu Mel'Uall Smith.
llmrit of AUI'rwmV. U. Hrien, rr.uideut ; J. .
Newu'au.O. A.J. ilayr.eld.H.G.Hcorol.Wm.S Cleat.
M", .1. C Smith, It. '. I.. Claiborne, aifd .las. Kobb.
f)Mii4 cVaarifW. P. Junes, Presiilut William
i.oiicrm, 1-o. isrorounu, i'iniii ".....,
Ijmn Houjrli, W. Mnlliu, James Tumor, 0. M. South,
cat)-, A. J. Olo, Jan. IfciVia, Andrew Anderson, J. H.
Knowlm, and John Oready. - s' .
umhx' rvinrx on Tin on rofNi a."
., V.tuHtnr Knowloa, Pcovel and Cole.
H'otor Worbt Anderson, Smith and Cuiibcrnc.
SirMiM -Tarbrush , Tamer,S.iiitbg4U, t.iv la, TBrtco,
Jlaj 'fte'd, Cheatham and lUihornc.
Wharf cwmnn,r"tewertoJ Turner. . '
KcnyW Jones, HsyOellansSloati.
Ifrhool Ctieith.im, MayfleM and Knowles. '
ffr lyaiml Creaily , tn Ivor and Newman.
lu Priver, C'heRlliam aad (tatia.
imHrrg Vmllb, Htawart and Kewman.
Mnrlt't Jo)irU'berU,lewartaud Turuer
.hlarat UotiKh.'-'laiborBe and Darin.
JVliVw-'-'aieaUiem, Itrlra si Auderson
Wiiffa--ll'.itiab, t"-iloinf and Brim. ,
ITirlWw--l'btliam, My-ht and Knowlrs.
lmprtmmnU t4 firf nrfiar -Colo, Povel nod
("ready. , ' ' ' ' '' ' 1 1 '
' fubiitfrroperty Brleu, Cheatham and Tamer, j
Prtt ii.-v MayrivM, S"w$ and Bobi'rt.
jT-Tbo Jtuard nt ilerm-m m- tl the TiMWdajra
anitt t'rc,di'iK tti: awud aad Mirth TlmrnJsyi la
rnrh niMith, and iha fooitnuo CcuncU tbo awond
and luurth Thuiij'i In ''Mil nieniii.
' ; 1 NIGHT POLICE ' , :
I'.jtiuiu John Hangli. i
Hrri Iul.wW Wrti; Yrtriufh.
ftt.l LifuitotiM 'lu tf. Jilt.
I'olltMi'n Wui. .lafkKOu, .lohn CatrodiT, Jsi h !
i,Jfwl VMHil, Wm. IJuVm, John ('.Jttrrll, WlUlam
l.ayo, J.dili KlitUa, J. W. Wright, .lohn I-uckott,
' Hubert AitC,W.O. Vranrli, ThoiuM Krauftia, Amlraw
Joyce, TUvId Tat'-, atul Cbarlra Hdlllt. i
00- Th.i Polici- Court l ;. iit very nwii niiijf
j.r. .t.iiu I M. Iltntun. fVj'fi Tliinua IlnO
noirand J. K. lim-hanan. -
Hojttlir l'!ilnr Carroll.
TrwWw W. jHr Taylor.
(brudr N II. iMctmr.
A'unar lit'D t'orbllt -
J.VvffldM ('.,i.'jt' !.(.. Hi Hi J .
UtUriXfi Ta (kllriieVf . V. Rolicrtwin.
C-uVal'r Jur (A Scfli;ih IthtrM .lohn 1. tiowor
and ,1. V. Nnnniaa.
,hiV Bon. .1a tt'hiivarth.
ii r. 1 lad h y Mi bol. "
Tbe .ludj-r'a Conrt nii-rta Uio Brt Mundiiy in
vauli imjOtb,aod tbo Q lartcrly Court, omnossd of
tbs MifllhtrutiBortheaiuiity, It held tbo flrt Mon
day In JMiry, April, July and tHitolr.
Jv.Jir-Ilua. Xatlmulcl Baxtr.
dm k ilaviil C. Lova.
j-TI'i Court me.U tha tint Muiiday la March
jB,)yo-Hoti. William K.Turnnr.
Clerk Cbar!n K. Plggona.
fflta Cum t nettt tha Cut Uanday i Ai-nl Au
lH and rv-niber.
toaer Hon.Ramai.1 D. Frlerfon.
Vltrk and Uatitis J, K. Clearaa.
0f Tti8 Oral I tnitj tha Srsl Honda lu May and
I. 0. 0. F.
Juin . Ill pa, Grand secrHary, should be 'ldrrefd
t HoMhuilif, imn.
I Teiiutt LJiir, No. 1 Meets every Tuesday Even
icg,at tiieir UMI.oa lbs cornur of I'uhm and Fuin
mrrstreets. The ollloers for the present term, are:
O. SJ. I"aueur,K O.: J. K. Vlilut, V.8.( J. U Weakley,
Keeretarjj l- K Fpain, Treasuror.
TKUmm IMi. Ho. 1 Heels at tha aama p.aca
t vory aiouday Xvening. Ttie ofl'.cfrs are : K. A
Umjibell, N.G.; Henry Arpte, V.O.J J I- l'aik,
Aviolary ; D. V. Brown, Treasurer.
g,kilr So. t0 Moela tl their Hull, ou Kiuth
fhorry street, orery Friday awning. The offleera,
are : O. C. Covert, N O ; Frank Harman, V.6.) James
Wjatt, Sjcrutary , W. 11 Maikiry, Treasurer.
Arr tVe, A'o. 106, (German) Maeta at the
Hall, oorcer of Culon and Hummer treots, every
rhwsday Bvelng. Tbo olUoars are : Cbarl.n men
NU.; P. KrWmai, V.O.; Witt, rlleh, s-cretary
KJpJty Ctrtmjtmrnl, So. I Moris at the above Hall
vu tbo Orst and third WaUuesJays ot ra.:a snouin
Tho odieers are: J. R. Hilts, t-.l'. ; T. II. Jicrcnoe, nr.
Hide, Scribe ; B. K. ( utur, Treasurer.
Itliv llramk Ketaniummil. AV. 4 Urels St tli
nve lla'l n tb second and foartb WH)nediy
nights Ol cauh tuotilh. TliS olllrs ire; Jus. T B- l
C.l ; ll -try Appl,H L. Mokrr, S W ; R f ried
inau. J.V.' Tiiarles Klr. her, f-jr.W; J X. V, In!
DATirmoji Corsnr Dirkctort Continued.
inilTAKY GUAETiaS AND 0TnCEE3.
W Hcailijiinrti-'a on ll.gh atnet. Oai Ni'Rl'y,
IiMrtri IluadquartTt DO Pniuuirr atrrel (Iir.
Ford'i rcaidaora.) W. II. g.dril, llij. 14th f. 8. In
Nntry, A. A. A. 0,
lot,M itarthal II -n l' jarl;rs at tliff Caiiit'd. A.
C. Gijlain, Col. lit Trnn. Infantry.
Chi' AmOtinl (jHwtn-mattrr Headquarter on
Chorry troot No. 10, (Ju.le (atron'a r.a.dcnc.)
Capt. J. D. IiuiKham.
Avinnni iiuortrmatltrVo Clirrry lrn"l. tlai't.
AMintatU Qnnrltrwuuttr Vino atreet, near !rj.
Polk'a rcidi-itre. Capl. K. K. Int.
Anit'atil QwtrlsrmiuilmrXit. S7, Murtet Blrcol.
t'apt. J. M. Ila'n.
Chief ConmUiary IJ.-al'iuiirt,' No 10, Vina tt.
Oapt. R Macfccljr. .
Cuituufur i of fjabiui&ta Hioad atroot. t'apt. 8
Mtt!e. '. ' .
A'tiny 0)mmi$ary of Kuiuimct-CurDeT Of Broad
and Collna tre ta. Lieut Clutlei Allan.
Uedieal Virector Summer atrvut. (Dr. i'uril'i uld
rriidonco.) Surgeon, E. Swift.
ilrdical Fvrxior'i Oflce Church aircvt, Mmihko
Bulldlug. J. R. Piktlk, Surgeon, 8th K;nt ifky In
fantry, Aotlug Kedlcal Turreyor.
! U O S V K C T U S
Tm NaRHTit.il Vmn waa commeiii ad a few vnli
aim e, Tor the purpose of 0ixinn tha Ki-hrt Smthcrn
Conrc'doraty, and of adroiatinK tha restoration of
federal antliorlty, without any abatnracnt, ovor all
tbo Htatra wiiicb hare attempted to aecedo. H hrt.ln
aa frienda all ho aupport, at"1 "a foes all who oiNie
the Union of the KlaU'S. It baa no watchword hut
Kwiii inn NaTioaAirrr. i
With rrbela and tra lu baa no com'roniie to
naka. Iteontonda for the Federal Couatitulion and
the Laws made tn puiince thereof aa tha Srrxawa
Liwonm Lto, anyih u,' in the ComUitutioa ami
Iwiwaofany of the ftalea tn the contrary untwith
alandlnf . . ,
ltcouleuds fur the Union ol tha Plates, boca.UA
withonl It the prowrTation of our liberties and tnxii
tuliona and tbo organixatlon of society tiarlf are
wholly imtoaaible. Therefore, whatever alto's tn
Mionayof rruhlug out the rebellion aud renlor m
e lii loo must perish, co mutter by what r.ame it be
Tj the people of Tonnes.., erer renowned fi tbnir
derolion to Liberty and I'ni.m, until they ware be-
truyea to tno re Del despotism at Klchmoud by a per-
dious Ooreruor and corrupt Iftlslature, aod who
bare felt so heavily the awful curse of troasoi and
anarohy, we appeal for support. 11 the nunies of
rnbel office holders, Vigilance OemmUtoa, and Minute
lrn, wnu hare niieu our herders with uiournlnr, be
ibiiritea ueioro li:c world. 11 those ambitious aud
avaricious men ho hare plotted our ruin for their
own aggrandisement be UMooed t' the pillory of
shame, no matter how h;j h their "iti n iu society.
It It be showa how the tefm.ed defenders o(
t'Kou'liern KlhU" are now teadinir marauding ban 'is
vf frae-biKiturs aad nvii triKip(irs orer our Stats, kid.
D-iipliiii nrgnx ii, stealing lio-.. and cattle, ortaumf
tnl houses, burning railroad liri lux and cars, and
murdering unarmed citizens In Cold bliod. Let the
truth, so long excluded by the toiiibcrn conspiratoia,
now circulate- freolv throujih mtitv neighi)rhx'l,
acd our rausn will auredlv trmmi.li. Will not l..val
meu everyabore n 1.1 us in Ilia difwrn' nation of lae.Ui
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I'll! DAT MORNING. NOV. 7, 1M2.
W'e do not endorse all Ihc tirwa in tlio
following article, hut it contains pome
BugKi'sHona iierlinent to the limes, wLich
rc worthy of tlio - considoralion of U
who tlesiro - that this unholy rebellion
shall be e.Tectnaliy and finally quelli-d ;
I'.i .t 1 1 io ftinke of treason shall bn killed.
not scotched: 1 '
From th. At'aiilii- Jf .nlh v. i
The New Opposition Tarty.
In the rapid alternationsof opinion nro
duceed by the varying incidents of the
present w ar, a few days effect Ihe work
of centuries. We may therefore be ar
doned forgiving an atiaue colorinjr to an
event of recent occurrence. Accordingly
we say, once npon a time, (Tuesday, Jti-
ly l, isi)'J) a great popular convention
of all who loved the Constitution and the
Union and all who hated " nirrcers," was
called in the city of New York. The
place of meeting waa the Cooper Institute;
and among the signers to the call were
prominent b'tsjness and professional
men of that great ruetropolis. At this
meeting, that eminently calm and learn
ed jurist, the ' Honorable W. A. Pucr in-i
terrupted the course of am elaborate "ar
gument for the constitutional rights of the
Southern rebel by a melodramatic ex
clamation, that if wo.hanged the traitors
of the country in the order of their guilt,
- tno next man wuo marched upon the
scaffold after Jefferson Davis would bo
Charles Sumner." ' i
The professed object of the meeting
was to form a party devoted to the sup
port of " the Constitution os it is and tha
Union as it was." Its practical effect was
to cive the Confederates and foreign
powers a broad hint that the North was
no longer a unit. The coincidence of
the meeting with the Federal reverses
before lwichinond made its nrofeased obi
ject all the more riiculous. The bab
bling and bawling of the speakers about
" the rights of the Sooth." and "the infa
mous Abolitionists tvho disgraced Con
gress," were but faint echoes of the Con
federate cannon which bad just ceased
to carry death into the Union ranks.
Doth the speeches and the cannon spoke
bostilty to the National Cause. The
number of the dead, wounded, "missing,"
ana demorouzed members of the great
Army ot the Totoinao exceeded, on that
1 uetsihty evening, any army which tho
United Slates had ever, before the prea-
ent'war, arrayed on any battle-field.
tJcllerson Davis, on that evening was saf
er at luchmond than Abraham Lincoln
was at Washington. A well-grounded
apprehension, not only for tho " Union."
but for the safety of loyal Stares, was felt
on that evening all over tho North and
West. It was, in fact, tho darkest Lour in
the whole annals of the Kepublic. liven
the authorities at Washington feared that
the Army of the rotoiuac was destroyed
This was exactly the time for tho lion-
orablo Mr. Wickliffo anil the Honorable
Mr. lirooks, for the Honorable V. A. Duer
and the Honorable Fernando Wood, to
delight the citizens of New York, with
their peculiar eloquence. This was the
appropriate occasion to bland up for the
iiersecuted and down-trodden South I
This was tho grand opportunity to assert
the noble principle, that, by tho Coustilu
tion, every traitor bad the right to be
tried by a jury of traitors 1 litis was
the time to dishonor all the New England
dead! This was the lime to denounce
the living worthies of New England
Hang Jell. Davis' Ob, yea! We all
know that lie is secure behind bis tii
utnphant slayers of the real defenders of
the Constitution and tho Union. Neither
hangman nor Major-General can get near
him. liut Charles Simmer is in our pow
er. We tau bang biui easily. He has
not two or four hundred thousand men
at bis back. He travels alone and un
attended. Do we want a constitutional
principle for combining the two men in
one act of treason? Here is a calm juriHt,
here, gentlemen of the party of the
Constitution and the Laws, is the Honor
able W. A-Duer. What does be say?
Simply tins: "Hang Jill. Davis an
flet1ia i rn r ' 1 v- i a trirwtt lianir
VUtfll 1 D t 'VllUUt-l I ' e VVIKHIt't liailfi)
but Sumner wo can. Let ns take one
l.alf of bis advice; ircuinutances pre
vent us from availing ourselves of the
whole, "hero is, to be sure, no iioiisi
bility of banging Charles Sumner under
any law known to us, the especial chain-
Mum ot the latts. 1 nt wliat then
Don't you see Iho Honorable W. A. Duer
a)i al, i:i this especial t-aee, to " the
higher law'' of the mob'.' Don't you sic
that l.e ileum's to unit-Id Jell'. Davis bv
weaving around his august perin all tho
line c.l.)Welii ol 1 it o l-aw, vlnlo lie pro-
j poses to have iuiuitr handed on " ir-
re- i.ar pri;,ii;?io8, unknown to li e ju-
I ri-pi uiii ine ot Marshall ami Ki nt i
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I nut .".ii'i.ii i.r lie .i'w l oi iv nitei-
i.f;. tt vmisoI to importance, except as
indicating the existence, and giving a
blundering expression to tho objects rf
one of the most malignant and unpatri
otic factions which this country has ever
seen. Ihe Taction is led bv a few cold
blooded politicians universally known as
the meanest sycophants of the South and
the most impudent bullies of the North ;
but they have contrived to array on their
side a considerable number of honest and
well-meaning dupes by a dexterous ap
peal to conservative prejudice and con
servative passion, so that hundreds serve
their ends who would feel contaminated
by their companionship. . Never before
has Kcepcctability so blandly consented
to become Ihe mere instrument and tool
of Rascality. The rogues trust to inau
gurate treason and anarchy i nnder the
pretenre of being the special champion
of the Constitution and the Laws. Their
real adherents are culled from the moot
desperate and dishonest portions of our
population. They can hardly indite a
cading article, or make a stump speech,
without showinp their proclivities to mob
law. To bo sure, if a known traitor is
informally arrested, they rave about the
violation of the rights of the citizen ; but
they think Lynch-Iaw is good enough for
" Abolitionists.' If a General is assailed
as being over prudent and cautious in
his operations against the common enemy,
they immediately laud him as a Hannibal,
a Ciusar. and a iNupoIeon; they assume to
be his special friends and admirers; they
adjure biui to persevere in what they con
ceive to be his policy of inaction ; and, as
he is a great master in strategy, they
hint that his best strategic movement
would be a movement, a la Cromwell, on
the Abolitiouized Congress of the United
States. Disunion, anarchy, the violation
of all law, the appeal to the , lowest and
fiercest impulses of tho most ignorent
portions of the Northern people, these
constitute the real stock-in-trade of " the
llang-Jeff.-Davis-and- Charles- Snuiner"
party ; but the thing is so managed, that,
tormally, this party appears a-t the spe
cial champion of the Union, the Conslii
tution, and the Laws. ' i
Those politicians who 'personally dis
like the present holders of political pow
er, those politicians who think that the
measures of confiscation and emancipa4
tion passed by the Congress which has
just adjourned are both unjust and i in-
politic: unconsciously slide into the aid
ers and abettors of the knaves they in
dividually despise aud distrust. The
" radicals" must, they say, at all events,
be cheked : and thev lazily follow the
lead of the rascals. The rascals intend to
ruin the country. Ibit then they tiro
pnse to do it in a constitutional way,
The only thing, it seems, that a lawyer
and a jurist can consider is Form. If
the country is dismembered, if all its de
fenders are slain, if the Southern Con
federacy is triumphant, not only otl'icb-
inond, but at Washington and New York,
if eight millions of people beat twenty
millions, and the greatest of all democra
cies ignominiously succumbs to the basest
of nil aristocracies, the true patriots will
still have the consolation, that the defeat,
the " damned defeat," occurred tinder I ho
strictest forms of Law. IVtter that ten
Massachusetts soldiers should be killed
than that one negro should be illegally
freed 1 I'ettcr that Massachusetts should
be governed by Jeff. Davis than that it
should be represented by such men as
Charles Sumner and Henry Wilson, noto
riously hostile to t' e constitutional right
of the South! Subjection, in itself, is bad;
but the great American idea of local gov
ernment8 for local purposes and a gen
eral government' for general purposes,
still, thank God ! may survive it. To
be sure, we may bo beaten and enslaved
The rascals, renegades, and liberticidet
may gain their object. This object wo
shall ever contemn. lnt if they gain it
lairly, under the forms of the Lonslitu
tion, it is tho duty of all good citizens
to submit. Our Southern opponents, we
acknowledge, committed some "irregu
larities"; but nobody ran assert, that, in
dealing with them, we deviated hy
hairVbreadth, from (he powers intrusted
to the Government by tho Fathers of the
Kepublic. While the country is con
vtilscd by a rebellion unprecedented in
tho whole history of the world, we are
compelled by our principles to look upon
it as lawyers, and not as statesmen. We
apply to it the same principles which our
venerated forefathers applied to Shay'4
IU-belltontn Massachusetts and tho W his
key Insurrection in Pennsylvania. To
be sure, the ,:cireuniitaneea" are differ
ent ; but we need not remind the philan
thrope inhabitants of our section of the
country, that "principlea are eternal.
We judge the existing case by these eter
nal principles. We may fail, and fail ig
nominiously ; but, in our failure, nobody
can say that we violated any sacred form
of tho ever-glorious Constitution c-f the
Luited States, the Constitution bai in
it no provisions to secure its own exist
ence liy unconstitutional meant. It. is
therefore our duty, as lawyers as well as
legislators, to allow the gentlemen whit
have repudiated it, because they were
(lcleiitcd in an election, to enjoy all i t a
beiietiiH. That they do not cciu to ap
preciate llicse lieueliis, but sliool, lu a
shockingly ''irregular" maimer, all who
insist on imposing on (hi m its b!csnifio,
furnishes no reason why we should par
tAeiu their (iiiilt br violating its provis
ions. It is true that the liuVei iiinciit es
tablished by the Constitution may fall by
Mlrirt a llirr.neii f, nur rmlinna.f lo.-i
Constitution; but even in tli.it event we
shall have the delicious satisfaction of
contemplating it i.'i memory as a beniti-
I idea, alter it ha. ceased to exiet as a
lliablM f.o f Aa llifi linaf vifict il i,l
ever devised by human wisdom, we shall
. i .. . ...
airrajs miu more exquisite tieilglll in
mediatting on tbo mental irn.izo of its
Perfect l.alnre t Imn in .ninvimr Oi.,
practical bier sing off any other Govcrn-
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iiv wuicu may do csiaonsfieci alter it
dead and ronc : and onr feeling re-
garding it can be best expressed in the
words in which the lyric poet celebrates
his loyalty to tho soul of the departed
obieef of bis affection :
Ibmijch on.ry a !,iid mln I . m-.-t ,
nd 1'itr.. I I..MIM m. se'
To I've with i.'ifm fir le-. -wet
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It is fortunate both for our safely and
the (safety of the Constitution, (hat these
politico-sentimental irentlemen represent
only a certain theory of the Constitution,
and not the Constitution itself Their
leading dt feet is an incapacity to adjust
their profound legal intellects to the al
tered circumstances of tho country. Any
child in political knowledge is compe
tent to give them this important item of
political information, that by no con
stitution of government ever devised by
human morality and intelliuenee were
the rights of rascals so secured as to
give thorn the privilege, of trampling n
the rights of Inmost men. Any child in
political knowledge i competent to in
form them of this, fundamental fact, un
derlying all laws- and constitutions.
that, if a miscreant attempts to cut your
throat, you may resist biui by all the
means which your strenarth and his
weakness place in your power. Any
child in political knowledgo is further
competent to furnish them w ith this ad
ditional bit of wisdom, that every con-
stituti m of government provides, tinder
the war-power it confers, against its
own overthrow by rebels and by enemies.
If rebels riso to the dignity and exert
the power of enemies, they can be pro
ceeded against both as rebels and as en
emies. jh reucis. tne, wovernment is
bound to give them all the securities
which the Constitution mav guaranty
to traitors. As enemies, the Government
is restricted only by the vast and vaauc
"ngtitaof war,"of which its own mili
tary necessities must be the final judge,
"isuf, A ty the serene thinkers aud
scholars.whoui the rogues use os mouth
pieces, "our object is simply to defend
the Constitution. We do not believe
that the Government, has any of the un
called 'rights of war' against tho rebels.
If Jefferson Davis lias committed the
crime of treason, be has (he same rii?Iit
to be tried by a jury of die district in
which his alleged crime was committed
that a murderer has to be tried by
similarjury. We know that Mr. Davis,
incase the rebellion is crushed, will not
only be triumphantly acquitted, but
will be sent to Congress as Senator from
Mississippi. Thia in mortifying in it
self, but it still is a beautiful illustra
tion of the merits .f our admirable sys
tem of government. It enables the South
to play successfully the transparent game
of 'Heads I win, tai'a you loso,' and so
far must be reckoned bad. lat this evil
is counterbalanced by bo many blessings,
that nobody but a miserable Abolition
ist will think of objecting to tho ar
rangement. We, ou the whole, agree
wiih the traitors, whose designs we la
zily aid, in thinking that Jeff. Davis and
Charles Sumner are equally guilty, in a
fair estimate of the causes of our pres
ent misfortunes. Hang both, we say;
and we say it with an inward roiifiilericu
that neither will be banged, if the true
principles of the Constitution be caniid
The political rogues and the clas of
honest men we have rtlcrred to are,
therefore, practically associated in one
party to oppose the present Government.
The rogues lead ; the honest men follow.
If this new party succeeds, we shall have
the worst party in power that the coun
try hat ever known. I'uchauan as Pres
ident, and Floyd as Secretary of War,
were bad enough, i'ul I'uchanan and
I'lovd h a l no large army to command, no
immense material of war to direct. As
far as (bey could, they worked mischief,
and mischief only. Eut their means were
limited. The Administration which will
ancceed (fiat of Abraham Lincoln will
have under its control one of the largest
aud ablest armies and navies in the world.
Every general and every admiral will
be compelled to obey tho orders of tho
Administration. If the Administration
bo in the bands of secret traitors, the im
mense military and naval power of the
country will be used for its own destruc
tion. A compromise will be patched up
with the 1'eUl States. The leaders of
(be rebtllion will be invited back to
their old seats of power. A united South
combined with a l'ro-slavery faction in
tho North will rule the nation. And all
this enormous evil will be caused by the
simplicity of honest men in IaUiu
tho (rap sl for them by traitors and
Th Art of War.
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The Depletion of Texas cf Troops.
In (ho rebel Senate on the 30th ult,., on
motion of Mr. Johnson, the vote on tbo
bill in relation to the organization of
bands of partisan rangers was reconsid
ered. Mr. Johnson then moved to add (lie lol-
lowing as nn additional section: That the
President, bo and be is hereby- au
thorized and empowered, whenever, in
bis opinion, it would promote tho public
good, to receive into the service regi
ments or battalions, which have been
heretofore organized, of conscripts, by
a general ollic rin ony of the States lying
west of tho Mississippi Pivcr.
Mr. WJgfall moved to except the Slato
Mr. t'lark- favored the .tii;iar amend
ment. If tho Senate refused tv necept
these organizations formed west of the
Mississippi, it would be virtually an an
nouncement that that section was to be
given up (o (he enemy.
Mr. Oldham gave bis cordial, support
to tho proposition of tho Senator from
Arkansas, (Mr. Johnson.) This country,
ho gaiif, was divided into three great
geographical divisions, and within the
limits of each were enough men to defend
them respectively. The section west of
the Mississippi was as important as any
part of tho Confederacy; but rejlmcnis af
ter regiments have hen tran.ywrled eat of ih
Mississippi far Itetjotnl the Alleghany Moun
tains, to JiijU the Imtt'es in Virginia: I
am proud of (ho fact that (hey were
brought here, inasmuch as they were
not needed at the (imp, and were an
enormous expense to the Government.
Tho enemy are going (o make one con
vulsive movement, and I (hink it will bo
their last. My impression is, they will
make an effort soon west of the Missis
sippi. 1 have received information from an
officer in the Engineer Department that
the enemy baa obtained a footing upon
tho Gulf coast; they have possession of
the Arkansas Pass. They are building
gunboats of light draught, which (hey
can run up thelittlo streams and take
possession of (he entire coast. The
troops of Arkansas are united to us by
fate: (he same destiny pertains to the
one as to (he other, and Missouri is link
td in (he same chain of good or ill for
tune. Tho best troops of Texas you have
transported cast of the Mississippi,
brought to Virginia, put into the hottest
part of the contest, where they have been
decimated and now three-fourths of each
regiment from Texas sleep in their graves
or have been discharged on account of
sickness. Let this Government continue
to draw on the fighting population of
Texas , (o keep up theso regiments, and
Texas will be ruined, irretrievably ruin
ed. I think it is wrong, and impolitic
and unjust. My constituents have fami
lies, property and homes to defend, and
1 protest against the tnen west of (ho
Mississippi being transferred east of it,
leaving their country open to the mcur
Bionsof tho enemy, north, east, west and
On the wild-goose Sibley expedition
thirty-Jive hundred of the very le.4 tronpt of
TeWM were sent, to perish on the arid ylninn
of Ki-tv Mticioo, and they have only drawn tha
enemy vpon our frontier ready to come dowt
upon us this winter. It the Government
bad sent theso troops with other troops
in Arkansas, and struck into Missouri,
and there raised ft hundred thousand
men, which she would have furnished,
seizing St. Lonis, and made a diversion
in favorof Tennessee and Kentucky, what
would not have been accomplished (hat
now remain (o be done at the sacrifice of
oceans of blood? 1 do not think it i
just to deplete (hose Stales west of the
Mississippi of their protective forces;
that (heir troops ehould be brought away
to fight the battles of the populous States.
I 'or this reason I will support the amend
ment of the Senator from Arkansas (Mr
Johnson) aa it stands.
The question was further discus-ted by
Messrs. Johnson for and Wigfall against
(he amendment first introduced.
The amendment of Mr. Wigfall was re
jected. The amendment of Mr. Johnson was
The bill passed, and then the Senate,
on motion, went into executive session.
SAinayoung gentleman (o a dUtia
guished medical practitioner in Philadel
phia : "Doctor, what do you do for your
self, when you have a turn of headache,
or slight attacks?"
" Go without my dinner, wai tr rt-
j Aud if that does not cure youy what
j " Go without tpy atippt r."
I " Put if that does not cure you, what
then ?" '
"Go without hit breakfast. We pby-
j aidant seldom take medicine ourselves,
or use them in our families, lor we kr.ow
that straving is belter, Unl we cann-it
i make our patients believe it.''
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let but d"if f i ' m.i nr
If yon repeat L f, you will certainly
get (ho repuUti m of b'-i'j in tiu.:rup-J.
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