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Athena, Friday Ktrrmbcir t ISBO. ir-T.KAVK "YOUR FniEM")3AND STAND BY YOUR COUNTRY. Amlreit Jatkmn; !'J "r" Eloetion Day. .TUESDAY, the Gth of November, is Election D.ijr. Remember it, nnd be at the polls enrly. '' '', , ... Ben LTilL . - Hon. Hen. Jf. Hilii will speak nt Dul ton? orl tb-morrow, (Saturday.) - Constitutional Union Tickets. On next pngo will be found a column of puYo, unadulterated Union Tickets. Cut out and vote thctn next Tuesday, Tennesseans! .. . , Tuesday, the Sixth. Next Tuosduy, the Gth, is election duy. Every friend of the Union every foe to Disunion should bo fit the polls and vote for Bell and Everett. Tickets! TicketsI Next Monday is County Court day and the day following is the Presidential election. We hope every voter of McMinn who mny be in town on Monday, will cull at the printing-office and get a supply of good Union tickets, and then see that they are distributed nnd voted on Tuesday. Canvass Subscribers. ' This is tho lust paper we can issue be fore the election. We should bo pleased if canvass subscribers would continue their subscriptions, lint whether they do or not, wo trust everyone of them will be at the polls next Tuesday, tho Oth, and ote the Union ticket volo against Dis union vote for Bell and Everett. .: Bell-Everett Club. We are requested to give notice that the Bell-Everett Club of McMinn county will incct ut tho Court-house to-morrow evening, utGJ o'clock. A full attendance is desired. , , rJBr , The Election Jfoxt Tuesday. ..The election to be decided next TUES DAY is the most important that has oc curred since tho formation of our govern ment. For four months wo have been laboring, at least earnestly, to point our renders to the magnitude of tho issues in volved and the eourao which patriotism and n proper senso of self-preservation dictated should bo pursued. It we have failed up to this time, nny thing we could now say would bo of little avail. Opin ions are formed and positions taken; and we havo only to add, that let tho struggle terminate it as it may, we shall be conscious of having discharged our duty. All thnt now remains is to repair to tho ballot-box ,'on TUESDAY and vote the Union ticket. "Ve again urge all our readers who nre voters, nil our friends and neighbors, to be t the polls for the same purpose. There is danger of a Dissolution of tho Confed eracy, and it may be the lost time they will ever huve the privilege of voting for a 1'icsidcnt of the United .States. v. Pause Reflect. . , j Wo have no doubt thousands of honest, well meaning demoorats intend, next Tuesday, to voto for Breckinridge and Lane, believing that to do so they will - discharge a duty and serve their country. Alas! that intelligent men should be to deceived. Wo huve never believed, or said, that Breckinridge and Lane were -DisuniouUU, as Yancey, Rhett, Duvis, and Toombs are Disunionists; but they are the candidates of that school, the cho sen rtpresentatatives of that elemont nominated at Richmond and at Balti more and, therefore, every vote cast for that ticket in Tennessee will bo regard ed by Um Disunion isia as an endorsement of their scheme, and will encourage them , to that extent.. Friends! Democrats! Pause! Your Country is in one balance, 1'arty in the other! Choose ye between them!- . ' 1 A Clincher. . ' The Chattanooga JidtertUer, by way of - a recommendation and endorsement that no one would presume to dispute, gravely and religiously announces, in the last de spairing throes of dissolution, that "Mr. TJuefianan is FOB Breckenridge!" When . the handsome Kentucky Major oomos to be President of Bill Yancey's Southern Confederacy, which was part of the pro gramme hud down at Richmond, if he dont make that young man of the Adver- titer A member' of his Cabinet, we shall ' always think he ought to. "Mr. fiuch- ananit for BreekinridgeJ" ' Oh, Lord! ' " Tot Down Disunion. '''Every old man every young man ev- ery middle! aged man every man who lovea his country, hi wife tad children, . should ba.at the polls next Tuesday, the Ola, and vol for the Union vote against Disunion vote for Bell and Everett. , , . . . -To Sntilt nd VoWrm. ' ' , AU.fraoboni of Counties composing new Counties, will vote in this, election, with the old Counties they were taken from. '' Let this'W kept in mind, that no votes may be lost, or set aside as Illegal. ' tQT-Give one day to your country' in . . , ... ,i. t. , . sn is lis time vr u.inxer uo anu vote. . j Lot the South Stand Firm. Let the true men of the South, who love the Union, gather but the closer to gether in this dark hour of the nation's gloom. When the storm of passion and fanaticism rages, it is no time for trae manhood to cower and orouch. We havo a noblo heritage a heritage of freedom, purchased by the toils and cemented with the blood of revolutionary sires. Let us be true to them and to ourselves. And now, while ditunionists ore exultant nt the prospects of the early consummation of their heart-felt desire, let the Union men ot the-South stand forth a deter mined phalanx to preserve intact the honor and rights of our section, the peace of the country, and the indivisibility nnd Impregnability Of the Union and Consti tution forever. Let thero be a general and simultaneous rush to the standard of BELL and EVERETT, and there aie true men enough in the North and West yet to elect' them. Let there be a united South upon them, and the victory will be ours, the Constitution, the SoutU's and the Union'. Beware of Spurious Tickets. We have good reasons to believe, thnt a systeruatio attempt will be made in East Tennessee, on tho Gth of November to impose on Bell and Everett men spuri ous tickets, headed for tho " Union and lite ttnttitution." ook well to your tickets and see that they have on them the Bell and Everett electors, headed with the names of Peyton nnd Taylor, for the State at large the District Electors following, commencing witliDeaderick and conclud ing with Nabors. Andrew Johnson. Andy Johnson's speech here last Thurs day proved to the satisfaction of every one who heard it, thnt n man could hokl the high position of United States Sena tor, and yet be low enough to traduce nnd misrepresent the candidate of an oppos ing party, when he knew that, by an ar rangement of his own, no one would fol low to correct his misrepresentations and abuse. In Statesmanship, in the elements of true greatness, and all tho ennobling qualities that make a man, John Bell is as furabovo Andrew Johnson as the stars of heaven are shove the lower depths. The engle plutiHs his pinions and soars gloriously to the mountain's top. Tho crawling worm, by a tortuous and slimy policy, attains the same altitude. John Bell dignified the position of United States Senator. Tho position has failed to dig nify Andrew Johnson. He is now going about, nnd wherever he can gather to gether a half dozen kindred and sympa thizing spirits, disgorges tho ranklings of a cankered and malignant mind. "Pigmum will bo pigmies, though porclicd od Alpi, Anil iyraoiiil9 are pyrnmidg in v.ilog." Plan of tho Secedors. An agent privately sent from the South reports to the President that Alabama and Georgia will certainly secede in forty days after Lincoln's election. Confiden tial friends of the President assert that in that enso he will remain inactive, nnd permit the thing to go on. The Ilich mond Enquirer to-day exhorts Virginia, to go with the South, nnd thus present a solid front. It is for disunion without waiting for an overt act, nnd says, "if thnt bo treason, make the most of it." The Last Duty. The first and last duty of the sincere lover of his country, when the question of its fate is to be decided, is to go for ward and enrol his own name in its favor. If all this class of men will do this on Tuesday next, Tennessee will have spo ken in thunder tones against the fanat ics of tho North and the disunionists of the South. We invoke the true patriot the man who would defend tho coun try from a foreign foo with his heart's blood, to como up now with his vote ngninst its international foes. None can over estimate the importance of the com ing election, nnd none can absent them selves from the polls without being recre ant to his duty. Hally, therefore, friends of tho Union for tho snko of tho Union. The Latest Lie. The Inst lie put in circulation bv the Secessionists is, that the Bell and Doug las folks in Kentucky have withdrawn their electoral tickets and nre going for Breckinridge. There is not the semblance of truth about the story. Next Tuesdny will show that the only ticket withdrawn in Kentucky is tho Breckinridge ticket. Brockinridge and his friends will all be out hunting that dny. Speaking at the Court-House. . The appointment for Messrs. House and Houston having been recalled, the crowd that assembled at the Court-house on Tuesday, was addressed by Dr. W. W Alexander, Hon. 11. B. Brabson, and M. P. Jarnngin, Esq. all of whom, wo learn, mndo good speeches. . . 1 - - Tom Clingman. Report says that Tom CJingman is rov ing over North Carolina, advocating the Secession .ticket. We rccollcot of hear ing Thomas, at Knoxville, in 1814, pre dict, in very emphatio language, that if this government should ever be destroy ed, the democratic party would do it. That was sixteen years ago. Now Thomas is engaged in the rather questionable bu siness of helping one wing of that party verify his prediction. To borrow a fowl expression, we nre afraid Thomas is a bad ee- . Getting Beady for a Start. A despatch from Cleveland, via Deca tur, Moigs county, reports Bob of the Banner, as packing his duds preparatory to a start for the Salt River Diggins. ' ' The Chattanooga 'AJvertiur of last week says, in typo appropriately large and black, that "John Bell has not the ghost of a chance to carry any Northern State." ' What sort of a- ohanoo does Breckinridge havo in that diseetionf If he gets an eleotoral vol North of the Potoinao, outside the tern the Douglas and Bell men have kindly oonaented to give him' In New York In order to prevent bis friends there from voting for Lincoln, we will agree to foreswear truth and culti vate that talent In whlcTi tl I editors hav so excelled throughout (he oanvass, Measn, Peyton, Folk and Haynea , at Athens. On Wednesday, thee gentlemen, Elec tors' for the State, addressed a large crowd at tho Court-bouse, in Athens. It was Col. Haynes' day to lend. He came with the reputation of a very pretty declaimer and so he is. In that respect, we have not the least doubt, he met the fullest expectation of bis most anient friends. But if there' was much elso than declama tion In bis effort here, weeonfesswe were unable to comprehend it.-. Like every Breckinridge orator who hn passed this way in the present oaiu-ass, he consumed the larger portion of his time in painting up what terriblo fellows the Black Re publicans are, and the mischief they in tendand then trying to pursunde bis audience that the way to defeat them nnd their schemes, is to vote for lircckin ridfit. Oh, most lame nnd impotent con clusion! Wo nil agree that tho Black Republicans are bail fellows quite as bad as the Disunionists. But the idea that Breckinridge is tho man to beat Lincoln is really laughable. Col. llnynes was ap plauded occasionally by the Breckinridg ers present more, we presume, on ac count of the maimer, than the matter, of his speech. He was followed by Col. Tolk, who went into an able argument to show that his candidato is the regular nominee of tho regular democratic party, nnd candor compels us to say that ho was pretty ef fective in doing his work. Weuro in tho habit of expressing ourselves quite freely, yet wo feel a littlo nervous in recording anything in favor of a Douglas orator. The Breckiniidgers are so sensitive on that point. A Douglas man may get up ond oppeal in n patriotic manner for the Union, and if a Bell man gives an ap proving smile or word, "Oli," exclaim the Seceders, "don't you see how them chaps nre fmrivyf" as though it was high treason longer to be for tho Union of our fathers and the Constitution. Col. Polk has the facts and the argu ments on his Breckinridge competitor, nnd he used them to decided advan tage hero on Wednesday. In his rejoin der he got his brother of the erratic branch of tnc family, down very badly so much so, that we felt a littlo sorry, not particularly for Col. Unynes, as he is used to it, but for two or three members of tho Breckinridge wing, who when any thing hurts them can't help letting every body in the crowd know it. Col. Peyton appeared next. He has long enjoyed the reputation of being among the ablest and most eloquent de baters in the laud. We heard him twenty-three years ngo, "in life's morning march when his bosom was young." He lias lost none of the fire nnd fervor of earlier days, while mature years has ad ded strength, depth nnd breadth to his clear nnd logical mind. lie took up tho subject of Disunion, nnd ventilated it thoroughly. Uo went back to 1832, when nullification first reared its gorgon crest in South Carolina traced Disunion in its tortuous and pcrsistentcouise down to tho time when it entered tho Charles ton Convention, and rent the gicut dem ocratic party in twain; and demonstrated that it was now openly and boldly np piouching tho object of Uh long labors: tho destruction of the government and tho establishment of a Southern Confed eracy. Col. Peyton closed with an earn est and patriotic appeal to good men of all partios to stand by the UNION, and as the most effectual -way of preserving it, to go to tho polls next TUESDAY nnd VOTE Til E UN ION TICKET. Men of the South, Stand Firm. In the event of Lincoln's election, the united voice of tho South, in fuvor of Mr. Bell, would produce far more efl'oct in tempering the violence of n sectional administration than any other possible event. Extremes on one side beget ex tremes on the other. With Lincoln in tho White House, nnd tho disunionists triumphnnt nt the South, the country would be in a blazo in twenty-tour hours, nnd the scenes of tho French Revolution would bo soon re-enacted in our midst. To prevent such a tragical catastropho, nothing can be inoro effectual than the union of the Southern electoral voto up on Bell nnd Everett. Such an act would prove to tho people of the North that, however Bectional they may have become, the South was not willing to surrender those principles upon which the Govern ment was founded, and in accordance with which it has been successfully ad ministered for seventy years.- Union Guard. Fusion! Fusion ! P People who were at Chattanooga last Saturday, report tho Cleveland Banner man there, running after nnd hurrahing for the "Littlo Oinnt!" If Dr. Brown nnd Mitch. Edwards dont watch that chnp, he'll voto for Douglas nt last. We know ho bus no real sympathy with the Dis unionists. Look oat for a shut ticket! Now York. Extract of a business letter received ut this oilice, dated New YonK, Oct. 22. 18tiO. "Ono thing is certain the democratic party of tins State will act an a unit, in the defeat of the black republi can candidate for the Presidency, how ever great may ue their uillerences on oth er matters; and when this great party acts all together, there is nothing more sure than victory. The only danger of defeat rests in its own bosom, and so far as the Presidential question is concerned, all democrats in this State nre ngreed, to de feat Lincoln : to eontider it done." The writor of the above Is a merchant, and n democrat. We hope he speaks advisedly. ' ISif Oh, the hypocrisy of Breckinridgo- Yanccyism in Tennessee! Whilst its supporters in Louisiana, Mississippi, Ala bama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Flori da, are demanding the disruption of the Union, In the event of the eleotion of Lincoln, an event which cannot happen unless according to the provisions of the constitution, here, they are asking votes as Union men. "Oh, shame, where is thy blushl" i f : ' - ' . 6T" The Breckinridge mass meeting, at Selma, on the 18th, were requested by their own friends to pass resolution authorizing the electors ol their party, in cose they are eleoted, to cost the vote of toe State tor whoever It would eleot against Lincoln, and they, refused 'to do it. Montgomery At:) Post, (Jet. 18. B&P Union Men! Remember your country, in the hour of "her eed, if you would preserve tlie Union'and the Con stitution. - -- v Douglas at Chattanooga. ' Persons who were at Chattanooga lost Saturday, represent the crowd there to see and hear the Hon. STErniN A. Dou- olas, as the largest ever assembled in East Tennessee. He arrived on the 1 o' clock train from Nashville, and was re ceived with tho wildest enthusiasm by a great multitude which no man could number. Alter an interval of 20 minutes, ho was escorted to the stond prepared for the occasion, with banners and music, and delivered a speech, occupying an hour and a half,' which his friends sny wns not only a successful vindication of his policy and tho position ho is occupying before the country, but the ablest eluci dation of the question of slavery in the Territories, ever made by nny mini. His friends and supporters in lower East Ten nessee, of whom there seems to be a good ly number, have cause to bo proud of the manner nnd magnitude of bis reception nt Chattanooga, nlthoiigh, wo suspect, the fact that ha is engaged in bntlling ngninst the Disunion element nnd Sectionalism in both divisions of tho Union, contribut ed no little to the noble nnd generous out pouring nnd hearty enthusiasm which greeted his appearance last Saturday. No matter how much they may differ from him upon questions of strictly political or governmental policy, or how (irmly deter mined n majority of them may bo to vote against him, RUTh nn appeal ns Judge Doug'ns made for the Union of our fath ers, will always strike a responsive chord in tho breasts of tho patriotic masses of East Tennessee, and receive their warm est approbation. We heard tho crowd variously estimat ed at from ten to fifteen thousand, but think eight thousnnd.would be near tho figure. Disunion Its Advocates. There bos been a crowd of men run ning over the State, trying to persuade tho people to vote the Secession ticket, thereby giving aid nnd comfort to those who deliberately nvow their intention, in a certain contingency, which they confi dently predict, to break up the govern ment and destroy the Union. We can imagine a state of nfl'airs thnt would jus tify Secession nnd Revolution. But as no such stato of affairs oxists now, nor is likely to exist, we cannot help regarding tho man who counsels or aids a resort to extreme measures a resort to violence, disunion, and revolution as a traitor, in intent and purpose, not only to the gov ernment nnd laws which shelter and pro tect him, but to the memory and achieve ment.! of his fathers, to tho teachings and religion of his mother, to the best inter ests of his children nnd society no matter whore such man may live or where he was born, whether North, South, East or West.-' Surely no reflecting mind can calmly contemplate a disruption of the Urion, with its horrid, desolating results. May the hnnd that tpnrs it asunder bo withered, nnd the tongue that pronounces its dissolution, bo stilled forever! His name should perish in tho minds of men; or if remembered, to bo thought of only with tho horror tluit attaches to tho guil ty matricide!- " " "His warm blood tlie wolf shall litp, 'Kru litu ho mrU'il! His win;; shall (ho hii.url Hup O'er tho fulso hoiirti'it. Bbaaio ami dishonursot, Jy his gruvc ovor; Blessings Ehall Tollow It, Never, no nevor! Is Mr. Bell Sound on the Slavery Question P The Cincinnati Commercial, tho prin Black Republican organ of Ohio, holds tho following language in ruference to tlie position of Mr. Bell on the slavery ques tion: "Fortunately tho country is left no lon ger in doubt. By characteristic indiscre tion of Mr. John Bell himself, wo are placed in possession of his doctrine of slavery extension, lie has written a letter to Mr. Dawson, of Alabama, referring to his recoid as a Senator, to show where he now stands, and conveying to him tho in formation that ho esteems it tho duty of the Federal Government to protect slavery in tlie Territories. He denied thnt either Congress or a Territorial Legislature could rightfully exoludo slavery from tho Terri tories, and summed up bis creed on the matter ns follows: 'Humanity to the slave, no less than justice to tho muster, recommends tho policy of diffusion nnd extension into any Territory ndaptcd to its condition.' "Hero thon is the policy of tho Bell nnd Everett administration clearly foreshad owed. 'The Union, the Constitution, and the enforcement of the laws,' means giv ing to the few slaveholders of the South the unrestricted right to spread slavery over nil the Territories now free, nnd pro tecting them in so doing, by tho whole power of the Federal Government. "Wo do not charge that the supporters of this party in the North are in favor of all this. We know better. But with all their power of ignoring things, they can not ignore the fact that the above is the rocently avowed creed of their candidute, and that the policy of his administration would bo distinctively pro slavery, ami consequently ndvr-rse to the interests ol free labor. How any man who has a pref erence for freo labor over slave, can voto for a slave-extending candidate for tho Presidency, we confess ourselves ignor ant." Mr. Buchanan Alarmed A letter from Washington, addressed to the editor of tho Savannah Republican, says : "The President has at length become thoroughly alarmed. Secretary Cobb, lately returned from Georgia, has brought to uiui Heavy iiuings, uiui from tlie IIK1I cations of publio sentiment pervadini your Stato, no doubt remains, that she is prepared to join Willi houth Carolina and withdraw from the Union forthwith, upon the election of Lincoln. Hitherto, the President has reposed in confident belief. that such a crisis was not to arise during his term; but the signs of the times are now disturbing even this .questionable consolation." , , Colonel E. D. Baker of Oregon. The St. Louis Herald, In speaking of Col. E, V. Baker, one of the new Senators from Oregon, says i ... '"Hals in favor of the enforcement of the r ugitive-slave Law, the Compromse Measures of 1850. and onnosed to the abolition of slavery in the District of (felumbla, or its prohibition in the Terri tories of tbe United States by Congress. We speak of him and bis political position by authority of gentlemen recently from Oregon, who know bim well." , IsaT Remember, voters, it is not wheth er we shall have "protection" or "non-in-terventiqn," but whether we shall have a country to protect a Constitution to defend Laws to be enforced! From the Marlon American. Letter from Hon. Jere Clemens. IIcntsvii.1.1, Oct. 11th, I860, i Dear Sir; It is too Soon as yet to form an opinion as to what elleet the news from Pennsylvania will havo .ipon our pros pects. It ought to increase our strength, and 1 think will.' It proves, beyond tho shadow of a doubt, that Breckinridge has no chance, nnd if his supporters persist in running him at the South, they will force ns to the conclusion thnt all their professions of a desire to see the South united, are hollow and false. It Is in their power now to give us an earnest of their sincerity. They cannot unite the South upon Breckinridge: because in the first place, nothing would bo accomplish ed; and in the second, the Douglas men will never support bim, even if we were willing to do so. The South can be united upon Mr. Bell. Let them, thcreforecome to us if they really desire an union of the South and havo not been using that cry simply for electioneering purposes. I know very well that some of the lead ers of the Southern Rights party will al lege that tfloy nre not sutisfied with somo of Mr. Bell's votes, anil sny thnt they doubt his soundness upon Wie slavery question. I think probable that somo of them actually bclievo tho absurd accusa tion, for I know that men under high excitement may work themselves up to a neuei in anything, nut even these men, if they nre capable of ono moment's dis passionate reflection, must fee that they have everything to gain, and nothing to lose, by suiiiportinff Mr. Bell. If I beloiiB- ed to tho Southern Rights party, and be lieved mat revolution, or secession, was the only remedy for wrongs and oppres sions, existing or impending, I should oto for John Bell ; because revolution, to bo succcsslul, must be attempted bv an united people. Wo do not believe ns they do that may bo our misfortune but it certainly renders their success impossible. They must begin the work by satisfying us unit they have right and justice on their side; they must discard every np. pearanceof bullying; they must manifest somo willingness to ullow us to try peace ful remedies, winch we believe will prove efficacious. If we succeed, they ought to rejoice; if wo fail, they will have a right to demand our co operation in the more energetic measures they propose. In this way, and this way alone, it is possible to unite the South. The Union men of Alabama ure not so mean spirited as to be tWii ii into rebellion. That is a delusion which, if it be indulged, must have n ter rible ending. Threats will accomplish no good; they may inllume and excite, but they will intimidate no one whoso co operation is worth having. Argument now will be of little avail to change opin ons which are so firmly fixed. The best, us it ought to bo the easiest nnd most agreeablu mode of bringing about an united public sentiment, is, to give our measures n lair trial. For eight years past, the Democracy have had undis puted control of the Federal and State Govern monts. They have confessedly failed to place our rights and interests u)ion a secure nnd satisfactory basis. Why not let us try? If they gain noth ing else, tlu?y ramove from our minds nil suspicion of their sincerity, and in the last lesort secuio our zealous assistance. If they do not deem that assistance worth the sacrifice, they must abide the conse quences. I do not know what they will be, und would not paint them if I did. I desire to keep ns fur off from making threats ns I am from trembling when they arc mndo by others. Yours, truly, JICIiE CLEMENS. To Ch'n. Cor. Com. Marion B. & E. Club. Tho Proudest Eocollection of his Lilo. Yancey said, in his speech nt Rich mond, Virginia, lately, that tho proudest recollection of his life is in having re fused to voto for Gen. Cuss, in 1818. This is, he is proud of having bolted from his party in 1848, but he is no doubt still prouder of his big "bolt" ill 18liO. Let it be remembered that Breckin ridge "bolted" in 1818 also. And he and Yancey, and nil the other seceders, are bolters iu 18C0. What think the old line Democrats of their "bolting" lenders signnl. What Did He Ever Do P The Montgomery (Ala.) Post Bays the Breckinridge papers nre eloquent over the records of John Bell and Edward Everett; we wonder if they will ever find time to tell us anything about Mr. Breckinridge? What did he ever do? When or where did ho ever speak in Itv vor of slavery? When or whore did he ever give a vote for it? What is his re cord upon the subject? Cannot those eloquent advocates for the extonsion und protection of slavery tell us whon or where their candidates ever spoke or voted in fuvor of its extension and pro tection? Singular Punishment. Disunionists nre shown but littlo favor in Northwestern Virginia: "Amnn named King was egged nnd run out of Piedmont, Virginia, lust week, for avowing himself in fuvor of the dissolution of tlie Union." The Treasury Ten Million Loan. Wo nre not disposed to look with alarm upon trifling signs of disturbance in mon etary nfl'airs, but a notice of the sale, at Washington, yesterday, of the SIO.IXIO, 0(10 Federal Five Per Cents., at the low prices reported, is not of this character. nnd this notico should arrest the serious attention of every careful man. In tho midst of profound peace in Western Europe, and with every element of na tional prosperity at home, tlie paltry na tional debt cannot be renewed at nny thing in the way of premium over five percent. A part of this decline may be nttribut ed to the ill-judged course of the Secre til ry of the Tieusury, who selected the height ot nn excited political canvass in which to borrow money; but there is no denying the haul fact, that publio confi dence bus been so shaken by the anti- slavery agitation, that New York, backed by all the European capital here, did not bid enough at any price to ease the wants of theTreusury. - - The City Bank Stutement is also one of tlie signs or the tunes, which conserva tive men should nolo. Although the banks carry a greater average of specie, by nearly two millions, than lust week, they have loaned little or nothins of it. and have called upon tho merchants that owe :nem to pay up HIHI.IKhj of losns. Exoessive caution is the order of tbe day, T-JV. Y, JZepreu. , , Why no rucr Psaiss Him? Yonooy is known to all men who havo any knowl edge of his political history, to be a rabid disunionists, and yet his praise is now generally in the mouths demoorats. Why is this if they are In favor of the Union? - . , .... NT Any southern man, who pro nounces John Boll unsound upon the slavery question, la himself unsound up on tbe personal vcrucity question. The Disunion Plot. Currrspnndwiee of the N. T. Times. . It is my painful duty to confirm,' on undoubted authority, the statement which hns gone abroad from this city, Implicating certain high officials in the most diaboli cal schemes of treason and Disunion. Tbe gentleman who revealed the plot Is R. J. Lackev, Esq., late of tho Trensury Department. Ho is a Virginian by birth, and son-in-law to Ex-Oovernor King, of Missouri, nnd enjoys a reputation in this community for integrity and goodness of heart, of which any mnn might be proud. He wns dismissed from office a few weeks ago, on the pretended ground that be hnd declared his preference for Lincoln over Breckinridgo. This be denies, nnd the probabilities nil go to sustain his de nial, for be is not only a Southerner, but tho owner of a largo amount of slave property in Missouri. Mr. Lackey distinctly states thnt a high official in the Treasury Department com municated to him the plan of the Dis unionists, of which ho cordially approved. The plan, ns stated, is for the Governors of the Southern States to convene their Legislatures by proclamation on the 8M dny of A'oeemler, or ns soon thereafter as the election of Mr. Lincoln enn be ascer tained; thnt the Legislatures Kill proceed to declare the Union dissolved, and to pronounce in favor of Mr. Breckinridie at the Prceident of the Southern L nion. ' Mr. LncKey nt once denounced thin treasonable scheme, nnd pointed out tho folly and wickedness in which it originated and the terriblo consequences to which an attempt to put it intoexecution would lend. There can belittle doubt that this patriotic and honorable course of his wns tho real ground of his dismission, although his preference for Mr. Douglas, and bis refusul to pay black-mail for tbe promo tion of Mr. Breckinridge's election, would be ample excuse for it, in tbe esti mation of Mr. Cobb. I nm sorry to say thnt thero is every rea son to believe thnt Secrotury Cobb is aware of, nnd listens to this conspiracy against tho Constitution nnd Inws of his country, which ho has taken a solemn onth to sup port, if be is not himself nn nbetter in it. He is tho bosom friend of the gentle man who revealed it to Mr. Lnckey, nnd that friend, who is a mnn or excellent private character, is known to bo pro foundly impressed with nn idea of the wisdom nnd patriotism of the Sccrefnry. If Mr. Cobb hns no sympathy with this nefarious sehemo ho will not permit those who avow their complicity in it to hold oflico under him. It is monstrous thnt conspirators against tho Government nre not only permitted to go ntlurgein the face of duy, but are the peculiar favorites of the party in power, nnd the recipients of its patronage. The Georgia papers freely state flint Mr. Cobb while on his recent visit to his homo, nvowed himself in favor of dis union in the event of Mr. Lincoln's eleo tion. This allegation, and the charges madoby Mr. Lnckey, cannot have escaped bis notico, or the notico of tbe official or gan. Yet no contradiction has been put forth, nnd tbe inference is irresistible that the charges are true. If Mr. Cobb wcro impeached by tho obscurest news paper or politician in tho Union, with disloyalty to Slavery, the official paper would take the earliest opportunity to brand tho allegation asfalso; but an im putation upon his loyalty to tho Union, and to his official oath, is deemed of too little consequence to require contradic tion. But the Treasury plan of a Sonthern Confederacy is by no means a secret con fined to the suporior officers of that de partment. The subordinates are blurting it about the streets in a tone of defiance, which shows that they havo the utmost confidence in its success. Bell or Lincoln-Which will You HaveP What wo foresaw, at the beginning of this contest, at least as soon as tho dis ruption of tho democratic party was com pleted, has now become manifest to nil impaitial spectators, that the struggle is, to all intents and purposes, between John Bell, the candidate of the friends of tho Constituton, the Union and the enforcement of the Laws, and Abraham Lincoln, tho champion of all the anti- slavery elements of the North including the abolitionists and tho followers of the "irrcpressiblo conflict." Men of Ten nessee, men of the South, men of the Union, wnich will you have? Which do you prefer, nationality or sectionalism? To vote for Breckinridge or Douglas, will bo to throw away your strength. Your only choico is between Bell nnd Lincoln. Can you hesitate? Can you parley? Cun you debate between the two? Minute Mes is Florida. The Fernan- dinn East Floridian suys : We nre pleased to lenrn thnt a compa ny of "Minute Men" has recently been organized in Fcnnndins, under the most favorable circumstances. The association already numbers amongst its members many ot our most respectable young men, who are fully impressed with the emer gency now so imminent, and who ure prepared to defend and protect those rights whose destruction is speedily threatened. 1 he "blue cockade" is fa miliar to many of the citizens of Florida, and the Palmetto State is not the only section where t hut emblem will be worn and appreciated. From the tone and temper of the people of Florida, we con fidently expect the organization of "Min ute Men" will pervade every portion of .1.. s...... 1 ...!. ....., ...:.i.:.. ... .. I... ... d nuiia, unit vinuiuiv nuuiu ita iiiiikb our best and most putriotio citizens. Sue. cess to itl . .i IfciyThe Savannah Republican says the Breckinridge Democracy nre likely to have a merry lime of it with some of their new converts. Dr. Miller, in a speech the other day, said be was no Democrat, but stood still, and the Breckinridgers had come to him, and were stunding'bii the Know-Nothing platform au announc ement that was not to well received by tbe Hardshells present. ' The Doctor clinch ed the nail by felling them that the first truth that was aver put in a Demoeratio platform burst the party to atoms! - Voir It is said that ull the Presidential electors in Florida have declared them selves opposed to disunion in case of Lin coln's election. Therein more-virtue in mi uh a declaration, as affecting the dura tion of our Union, thun nil the fabled wa ters of Ponce do Leon's founfuin could produce. , Important Letter from John C Breckinridge. In the Alhormule Southron, publis hect nt Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and in its issue of Friday, the 19th, we find a short letter from John C. Breckinridge to Dr. Cohoon, the Mayor of Elizabeth City; which Is a beauty and wonder indeed. It appenis that the nforesnld Dr. Cohoon, nnxious to obUin a reply to the Norfolk questions, and nothing daunted by the ill-success of tho Breckinridge elector fbf " tho Norfolk district, undertook, by him self, the peculiar task of pumping an answer out of the distinguished lender of , the Disunion forces, and has actually suc ceeded in drawing forth from Mr. Breck inridgo nn epistle of grent magnitude and mnrvellousness. We ngree with the edi tor nforesnid, that the eminent success of tlie nforcsaid Dr. Cohoon, in unsealing the lips of poor Breckinridge, has im mortalized bis name, and henceforth he will be known ns the mnn, who succeed ed in extracting nn answer to the Nor folk questions, from John C. Breckin ridge. The following is nn extract from Breckinridge's letter to Dr. Cohoon, as we find it published in the Southron news paper: Lexinotox, Ky., Oct. 4tli, 18G0. Dear Sir:- Yours of the first instant hns been received. Tbe questions you ask, nre nnswered in my enclosed speech i I esteem Mr. Ya.vcev lin.ui.r and hats KNOWN HIV I.ONO AND lAVORAIll.T. Mr. Breckinridge is not Mr. Yuncoy. I love the Union, but tbe South better. If elected, the Union under my care, shall never be disseminated. Y'ours, Respectfully, JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE. Dr. J. T. P. C. Cohoon, E. City, N. C. In commenting on tho foregoing, the editor of the Southron says: "The letter hat been shown ve, from which we took the above extractt. In the above extractt, we have quoted the language of Mr. B. verbatim. What Mr. Breckinridge means by the concluding pnrngraph in bis letter, we nre scarcely ablo to comprehend. Wo think that a gentleman who aspires to fill the high and responsible office of chief executive of tho United States, ought to be competent to express himself in aa in telligent manner. Why did not Mr. Breckinridge declare, thnt if elected, un der bis care the Union should not be dis united. Thnt would bnve been so plain, that tho wayfaring man, though a fool, could not have erred therein, As it is, we think it exceedingly foggy; and fur thermore, wo think Mr. Breckinridge nn exceedingly foggy candidate. lie does not intend for his real sentiments to bo known. "Now, we would suggest to Dr. Cohoon, to write again to Mr. Breckinridge, and endeavor to ascertain, whether or not, ha means thnt :f elected,' the Union shall not be 'disseminated,' as he wrote it, or whether he meant to sny, 'the Union shall not disunited' in tho event of his election. By the timo nn answer is re ceived, perhups the election will be over. "We nguin warn the people not to vote for a candidate who is afraid of his real sentiments to be known. . Breckinridgo seek to dissolve the Union. He is, thei fore, a dangerous man to be elevated tho chief magistracy of this nation." What Mr. Toombs is going Do P Wo find the following in tho Sumter Republican, as purporting to come from a gentleman in Oglethorpe county to his friend in South West Georgia: "I heard a Georgia Senator say the oth er day in private conversation, that in the event of Lincoln's election, he would resign before Buchanan's timo was out, come home, raise an army of ten thou sand men nnd when be crossed the Po tomnc ngnin it would be with his drawn sword. The Senator said there were thirty members of Congress pledged to that position, nnd would go with hint, some from every Southern State. He talked about it like it wnsn small mutter; it looks very gloomy, indeed, to me." What Will Georgia DoP Tn the event of Lincoln's election, the question is asked What will Georgia do? Some of tho Breckinridge papers nnd leaders, we observe, advocate immediate disunion. The success of the Bluck Re publicans will, undoubtedly, precipitute this fearful issue upon us, and whilst we shall indulge in no feeling of bitterness towards those who advocate irr.mediate disruption for the South will hare great provocation we shall urge the utmost deliberation in meeting an issue so mo mentous. As tho people ull the people uro vitally interested in this question, it should be submitted for their decision. Any action in udvance of such decision would be improper and indiscreet. They should not, they will not be "precipita ted into revolution" against their own tree will. Journal it- Messenger. Chances in Alabama. The Columbus (Ga.) Enquirer says: "Tho Breckinridgo Mass Meeting at Sel ma, Ala., Inst week refused to pass a res olution authorizing tho Electors of their parly, in case they are elected, to cast the vote of Alabama for any candidate for the Presidency whom it can elect over Lincoln, though called upon so to do by members of the party. We learn from the Montgomery 1'ott, that "quite a num ber of the moat respectable and intelli gent gentlemen of the Breckinridge par ty at Selma have renounced their con nection with it on account of the refusal of (the party to pass the resolution." The rctisul makes it evident that the Brock iniidge leaders will not make any sapri fief of party for tbe sake, of preventing th election of Lincoln, but are ready to sacrifice the Union itself if he is eleoted byltheir treachery. They persist in policy calculated and Resigned to permit the triumph of Lincoln, and avow their pup Hes to revolutionize tbe Government in tiif event of the success of their own pol Icjj! Is it a wonder that conservative and Uionrloving men are fast deserting them, aftt-r so unmistakable an exposure of the game they are playing?" . . y ST The Tribune's Washington dis patch sayst Orders have gone out bene to the States of the Northwest directing the administration Denioorat to vote : for the Douglas eleotoral ticket. ' The same corresDondent savsi I haar of the default of the postmaster at Keo kuk, Iowa, and also of another in a lead ing town in Illinois either Alton. o 4& See that every Union man is veup autnci cotuci to tho pollp. '