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THE SMOKY HILL AND REPUBLICAN UNION.
, "WE JOIN OURSELVES TO NO PART THAT DOES NOT CARRY THE FLAG, AND KEEP STEP TO THE MUSIO OF THE UNION." Volume IU. JTJNCTION CITY, TCA1STS.AS, SATUBDAY, VtAHCH 12, 1864. Number 17. rcmanED evert satcrdat morxixo at JUNCTION, DAVIS Co., KANSAS W. K. BARTLETT. S. M. STRICKLER, Proprietors. TTTC. 8. BLAKELY, - - - GEO. W. MARTIN, Editors and Publishers. OmOE IN LAND OFFICE BUILDING-. TCSV3 OF SUBSCttlPTIJMf I Oni topy, one year, .... $200 Ten copies, one year, - 15.00 Payment required in all cases in advance. All papers discontinued at the expiration of the lima for which payment is received. TERMS OF ADVERTISIXO : Oat tquare, first insertion, - . - $1.00 Eeeh subsequent insertion, ... 50 Ten lines or less beiner a sonar. TVarly advertisements inserted on liberal terms JOB WOUK dn -with dispatch, and in the latest style of the art. BT" Payment required for all Job "Work on delivery. ODE FOR THE TIMES. The following beautiful and patriotic lines vre written by Hon. Daniel S. Dickinson, 6f New York, in answer to a question, by a lady, " whether he was for peace :" Aia I for Peace ? Yes. For the peace which rings out from the cannon's throat. And the suasion of shot and shell. Till rebellion's spirit is trampled down To the depth3 of its kindred hell. For the peace which shall follow the squadron's tramp, Where the brazen trumpets bray, And, drunk with the fury of storm and strife. The blood-red chargers neigh. For the peace which shall wash out the leprous fitiin Cf our slavery, foul and grim, A cid'shall sunder the fetters which creak and clank , Onthc downtrodden dark man's limb. I wiil surse him as traitor and false of heart, Who would shrink from the conflict now, And will stamp it with blistering burning brand On his hideous, Cain-like brow. Out! out of the way! with your spurious peace, Which would make us rebellion's slaves : We will rescue our land from the traitorous grasp, Or covei it over with graves. Out! out of the way! with your knavish themes. You trembling and trading pack! Crouyh ruray intiie dark, like a sneaking hound That its master has beaten back. You would barter the fruit ofour father's blood. And ell cut the stripes and stars. To purchase a plsca with rebellion's votes, Or escape from rebellion's scars, y U:e widow's wnil, by the mother's tears, By the orphans who cry for bread. By our sons who foil, we will never yield .ill rebellion's soul is dead ! Ti . Journal of Commerce. HAN AND TRUE. From the X. Y A GOOD The following rcraarks were made by a Bca-co:nm:ssioned ofliccr of the New York artillery (we have the number, but prefer net to give it) in a hotel iu this city recently. The ofliccr is at homo on a twenty day's Icsve, given hini ou account of Lis rcmarlrable goud conduct and brav ery. Though he describes himself as a Icnfcr,' no one will deny that he is a true man and patriotic soldier. The conversa Ijioc was started by the entrance into the room of a French, poodle. The soldier said: " There's a French poodle, I know it is. I used to be in the fancy dog business my self before I went to soldiering. Did I find soldiering pay. better ? Yes, I did. I always spend all I can get. I caa't help it, you see I am a loafer, lam. I get my lit tlejsevcnteen dollars per month for the lit tle .place I have in the battery, and I spend it all, and I fight for my country. Herein New York I use to get more money, bnt I Spent it all, and it didn't do me any more good than what I get now. And then I know I am doing my country's work. You see there are soldiers, and there are 'sogers'. u am a soiaicr, cicar tnrougn. " We have lost two batteries since this war began, and I've been all through the lighting trom the first. We came out of ono fight with seven men, and oat of an other with five. It seems strange to me that while I saw men laid out all around me who had wives and mothers and babies, I shouldn't be hit. I am a loafer ; I hav'nt got a mother, or a wife, or a sister or a brother. But they spared me, and killed hundreds of men who had lots of folks to mourn for them. I wish, sometimes, that I could have been laid out in the place of any of those poor fellows. Nobody would cry for me, but there would be some honor fn dying for my country. I am going back in a few days, and if I should get an arm ora!eg:shot off, I should have to come back to New York and beg for my living. I hope if they hit me they will kill me X am ready to die any day for my country." Those were the actual expressions of a btave.andhoneat soldier, and we quote them as showing a heart of gold, the like of which are more plenty in oar army than many people suppose. J In the gay circle of the Eabourg St. Honore, Paris, they were complimenting he, beautiful duchess de oa the ap proaching and apparent birth of an heir to so illustrious a house aster own. "Say nothing of it to my husband," she replied, r,k:m& "3r"c Pt preparing for LEGISLATIVE PROTEST. The following protest by the members of the Legislature who opposed the election of United States Senator, was offered in the Legislature and spread upon the journals of each House. Their reason is stated in clear and unmistakable language, and will not fail to convince all unprejudiced minds that the pretended election was brought about by the most corrupt means. We in vite for it a careful reading: The undersigned, members of the Sen ate and House of Representatives of Kan sas for the session which commenced on the 12th day of January, A. D. 1864, in ac cordance with the provisions of Section II, Article 11, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, do hereby most solemnly and strenuously PROTEST against the passage of the House Concurrent Resolution No. 15, in reference to Joint Convention of the two Houses for the purpose of election a Senator of the United States for the State of Kansas, from the term of six years from and after the 4th day of March, A. D. 1865. . We protest against the Resolution nnd the election to be held in pursuance thereof, as a violation of an established rule govern ing the time of electing Senators, as a sur prise upon the people of the State, as a wanton and wicked usurpation of powers wuu wmcu me people or tne otate never intentionally clothed the members of this Legislature, as a procedure glaringly incon sistent with that good faith which under all circumstances is due to the people from their public servants. To the end therefore that our constitu ents in their several districts, and the peo ple of the State at large, may be distinctly informed of the views that have governed the action of their public servants in rela tion to this procedure, of such transcend- ant importance to the people in every aspect in which it can be regarded, we desire that, aa a part of our protest, the following rea sons for the course we have deemed it our duty to pursue may be entered upon the Journal of the Senate, viz : 1st. Because the election of a Senator at this session, if not contrary to law, is in violation of an established and settled rule of action which prescribes that Senators of the United States shall be elected by the Legislatures ot the several States at tin. regular session next preceding the occur rence of the vacancy to be filled by such election; and the rule, unvarying and uni versal, so settled and established by the concurring practice, usage and custom of every State of the Union, without a single exception, from the formation of the Gov ernment to the prosent time. Known, net ed aud relied upon as it was by the people, when the members of this Legisluture were chosen, it has acquired in our judgment in honor and good conscience, a binding force and obligation as great at least as that of a legislative enactment, and cannot be violated without a flagrant betrayal of the trust reposed by the people in their Representatives. 2d. Because such election at the present time is unnecessary and uncalled for, inas much as another Legislature, composed of both branches of members fresh from the people, wiil assemble on the second Tues day of January, A. D. 1865, giving ample time and opportunity for the election of a Senator by a Legislature elected with special reference to such electionand representing the will of the people in relation thereto. 3d. Because an election at the present time is unexpected, undesired, a surprise upon the people of the State against their known will and wishes, and in our judg ment, a high-handed outrage upon their just rights, and in support of this position we simply assert what no man of ordinary information and candor can deny, that not a single public press or public speaker ever dared to advocate such an election before the commencement of the present session. anu iuas do man or party, no section or faction ever failed to resent the imputation of such a design as false and slanderous. And further, we assert npon our honor as men and as Senators, that at the com mencement of the present session and dur ing the first two weeks of the session, not a single member of either House could be found to advocate or favor an election. while all disavowed and nearly all denounc ed the measure. How so sudden, complete and radical changes of opinion on a matter of so great importance can be accounted for, without resorting to the hypothesis that undue or improper influences have been brought to bear, we do not deem it necessary to determine. 4th. Because the members of the present Legislature were not elected with any ref erence to the choice ot a United States Senator, bat a majority of them on local aud minor issues, with the distinct under standing on the part of the electors that custom and usage, if not express legislative enactments, had fixed the regular session of 1865, as the time for electing a United States Senator for the term of six years from March 4th, 1865. 5tb. Because it is unjust to our citizen soldiers, whose gallant services in the op pression of the slaveholder's rebellion have shed imperishable lustre opou our Sta, inasmuch as thousands of such sd'dfersClv reason of absence from their homes, were prevented from easting their suffrages for the members of the present Senate in the fall of 1862, and of the House in the fall of 1863, but many of whom will be able to vote io November next by reason of the expirations of their term of Service. 6th, Because the aeonle of Kansas have from the very beginning of their existence as a Territory to the present time ever man ifested a resolution and unswerving purpose to maintain and vindicate, their legitimate influences and controlling weight in the Government, and have never failed to stamp with condemnation any attempt on the part of their" representatives to wield the powers of the Legislature for any pur pose except the legitimate advance of the common well being ; in proof of which we need only to recur to the most prominent incidents in our brief but eventful history. For example: The Legislature of 1855 adopted a body of laws designed to fasten the system of human slavery upon the em byro State, at the dictation of a haughty oligarchy, in derogation of the rights and interest ot tbe citizens. 1 he people indig nantly spurned an repudiated the entire legislation of the slave conspirators, resist ed the enforcement of their enactments by force of arms, and triumphantly vindicated their prerogatives as the rightful sovereigns of the soil. Again, in 1857, the same oligarchic in terest passed an act, having all the forms of law, but lacking all its substance, to provide for the formation of a State Government by a Convention to assemble at Lccomnton. The people treated the enactment with quiet contempt, and refused to be represent ed in the Convention. Afterwards when the Constitution framed by that Conven tion, having all the forms of law, but lack ing its vital principle, was attempted to be enforce), the people unanimously repudiat ed it, and proposed to make good their in alienable rights at all hazards. Their ma jestic attitude of defiance confounded their would bo oppressors, and gigantic iniquity fell still-born. Once more, when the Legislature of 1858, attempted the removal of the Terri torial Capital from Lecompton to Minneola not to promote the public welfare, but to enhance the value of town lots donated to the members in presumed consideration of the vote the people, though earnestly de iiring the removal from Lecompton, and determined to accomplish it at the earliest possible moment ctMisistent with honor, honesty and law, promptly and with almost entire unanimity repudiated the corruption perpetrated in ttn-ir name, and Minneola" became a by-word of reproach "rom thaU time forth. These instances suffice to con vince us that the people of Kansas know their rights, and are prompt to vindicate them, and that any attempt to forestall their opinions, or to mete out their highest bori ors, places and dignities, without consult ing their wishes, will be as futile as it is presumptuous. " I And finally, because the proceeding in question is contrary to the spirit and letter of our Bill of Rights which declares that all political powers are inherent in the peo ple, and that all " powers not expressly del egated remain with the people." We hold that the people by tbe adoption of the Constitution have delegated no power to the Legislature to elect Senators except in tbe manner pointed out by the Constitution, and at the time fixed by the universal con currence of all the States, and we feel that we cannot more fittingly close our Protest than by adopting as our own the sentiments of a most earnest and enlightened advocate of free popular Government : AiolJiing for the People hut bg the People. Nothing about the people without the People. LIST OF SENATORS. Abram Bennett, R- G. Elliott, M.- R. Leonord, James McGrew, WASHDJOTON CITY C0HTRAST8. The following interesting notes of Wash ington, and its society, previous to and since the decline of "chivalry," we clip from a correspondence of the Kansas City Journal of Commerce: MEMBERS M. Barnes, J. G. BdtSell, H. Cavender, G. T. Donaldson, Wm. Draper, D. V. Eskridge, J. M. Evans, Joseph Frost, Rufus Oursler, F. W. Potter, S. M. Strickler, D. M. Valentine, OF THE HOUSE. A. K. Hawks. D. M. Johnson, James Kenner, B. M. Lingo, William Osborn, T. J. Sternberg, Job Throckmorton, John A. Wakefield, Bradley E. Fullington,J. W. Williams, O.J. Grover. A PABALLKL. Said our friend Dr. Eddy, of tbe North western Christian Advocate, the other day, to a friend, " I think there is a remarkable parallel in the case of Paul, who was bitten by the adder on the Isle of Melita, and tbe President of the United States. Both were men to human seeming, most unlikely to be the chosen of God for their good leader ship. Mr. Lincoln, like the Apostle, sailed into the terrible Euroclydon, which burst in terrific fury, aad to his wise counsel the Uvea of all on board are due, and, I believe, 1 an angel of God stood by him.' Tbe Is land of Emancipation was reached, and the barborouB people showed much kind est.' But as Abraham was seeking the comfort of the storm-tossed, the viper of eopperheadism (and it is interesting to see how near alike the twosnakes are)came oat and fastened npon him. Tbe terrified peo ple looked to see him swollen and fall down dead ; bnt be did not cease his word, bat simply shook of the reptile tke fire. The villainous snake cane off second beat." "Chicago Tribune. MATERIAL IMPROVEMENTS. neat estate improvements bid fair to follow suit,' if they do dot keep pace, with the political and social advancement of Washington. It has been tbt1 universal exclamation of every one visiting the Capi tal, that, aside from the government build ings and grounds, tbe city was a disgrace to the nation. Such, undoubtedly, is the fact. On Pennsylvania Avenue, the long est, straightest, levelest, and widest street on the continent, perhaps there are not half a dozen respectable looking business houses; and the private residences, at least but few of them, are by no means creditable to the Capital of the country. A handsomer site for a city cannot be found on the continent, being remarkably level, or pleasantly undu lating in places, and surrounded by a mag nificent range of low hills on both sides of the Potomac, which constitute the most enticing spots for palatial residences. No city that I have seen has such level and wide streets. Yet no dwellings worth the name adorn those hills; the handsome streets are unpaved, and absolute squaliditg may be written over half the city. That you may form some idea of the spirit, or rather want of spirit, that pos sesses this city I mean the originals I will mention only a few facts. From its foundation up to sometime during Jackson's auimuiairatiuii, uuiumg oui me most prim itive sort of'a ferry connected this city with the Virginia side. Some Northern mem bers of Congress, growing ashamed of it for tbe Capital's sake, proposed an appropria tion to build a substantial iron bridge of .the first class. This was defeated by the local influence of the city, aided by tbe Virginia delegation which fought it most persistently; and the matter was finally compromised by the present miserable patched up abortion of a crossing, known as the Long Bridge. Without attempting to narrow the stream, they stretched the bridge out over a mile nnd a half of pond river, and the draw of the bridge at the farther side from the city, leaving or rather making, a vast extent of stagnant water and mire 011 both sides of the river to breed 1 miasmatic fevers for the benefit of the citi zens. Another item of thuir sagacious manngeuieur, is the canal. Thin was de signed to pass the water of the Potomac from the upper end of the city, on the northwest, through the heart of the town and out into thr East Brunch on the south west. It proved a failure the water only rushing through at high tide and gradually falling, depositing all the filth and mud in the bed of the canal, there to "stink and shine and shine and stink'' from one year's end to another, except only during the few few hours that tbe rising 'tide covers it. When I toll you that this outhndish chan nel of disease and filth passes along almost parallel to Pennsylvania Avenue, and be tween it' and the public grounds of the Smithsonian Institute, tbe Washington Monument grounds, and the Botanical Gardens, and then cuts right through the latter, and almost under the walls of the Capitol building, you can form some idea of tbe sense of the sublime and the beautiful that must have entered into the souls of those who conceived tbe thing. A company of Northern capitalists made a proposition to the city authorities to take possession of it.:. ..:.. . J .-. iuis uuivauce, reconstruct ana connect it with the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal which terminates in Georgetown, but a mile or two above, so that the boats which bring down tbe coal from Cumberland, and tbe grain and produce from tbe Shenandoah valley, should deliver them in proper places in the city, and keep the channel always clean and clear, if the city would give to the said company tbe franchise of the tolls arising therefrom for a certain period of time. But, no, Sir ! the august conclave of city sires could not allow any company ot 1 an sees to enrich themselves by turn ing one of its .nuisances into a source of health and wealth. No. Sir. thev would keep their filth and stench first. And they've done it unto this day. Tbe street railroads,-which came to town along with Father Abraham and his people, were de clared a Yankee innovation to which the iodignant Washingtonians would not sub mit they wonld never ride on them never. Yet the stock of it is worth two hundred and fifty per cent., but every dol lar of it is owned in Philadelphia. I might enlarge this list of examples, but enough is given to show you what a hercu lean task of reformation has to be accom- ling bouses, have been erected in Washing ton within the past three years, than in twenty-five 3 ears before. Had a tithe of the energy and enterprise that have made some of your young Western cities spring up as if by magic, been exercised here, Washington might have rivalled any Capi tal of Europe. But better late than never she has fallen into different hands now, and she will show her keeping in the future. At any rate, tbe eunuchs having been de posed, we are ready t bet high on the result. SOCIETY IN WASHINGTON. The revolution in the political aspects of ,u tuuuirj is uut more marsea man is that of the social regime of this city. Said an intelligent gentleman of Annapolis 10 me, the other day : " Sir, I have been an habitue of Washington for twenty-five win ters, and never have seen the time before the present Administration when I could enter any hotel of this city without seeing half the crowd drunk and disorderly ; nor the best conducted restaurant without see ing from one 10 half-a-dozen fights. Never have I seen the time before when the gam bling hells were not as public as the hotels and as much frequented ; nor the time whep it was not more or less dangerous for or derly people to promenade Pennsylvania Avenue. Sir, I have seen that now fash ionable promenade emphatically cleaned out are tbe women fit to ba the mothers and instructors of our sons these- women are fit to be oar equals,, and not merely the or namental appendages of tbe gallant Col. B., the noble Judge 31., or the lordfg plan ter W." These are some of the healthy indications of ths social revolution going on in Washington. Kaw. Gluttony. Those individuals who fur nish splendid tables, and eat profusely, generally die early. Rich and high sea soned food ia very prejudicial to the human system, bringing in its train various dis eases, which, if they do not terminate in the speedy destruction of life, often make that life burdensome. Nero passed bis days in voluptuousness, debauchery and extravagance. He gave unbounded sway to all the bad propensities of nature. He was cruel in the extreme. He destroyed his own life in the 32d year of his age. Heliogabalus indulged himself iu every species of excess. While he was a ruler the imperial palace was a scene of wicked ness. The most infamous characters were his favorites. His bead was severed from his body at the early age of seventeeen. Apicius was a famous glutton. He wrote a book on the pleasures of eating. After he had consumed tbe greater part of his estate, he destroyed himself. Cleopatra was noted for ber cxtravagan- from one end to the other by gangs of well cies and excesses. She destroyed henelf plished here in physical as well as in politi cal and social science. And the work u progressing.- A company has been char tered by the present Congress for the pur pose of improving the Potomac river changing the channel' to this side of tbe stream, so as to give this city a levee and the use of the Potomac, and building a bridge that shall be a credit to the Capital and not an-eye-sore to every one who visits it. Tke eenal is to be either perfected," or else healed np and hair over. Meanwhile, buildings of a better class than formerly are springing np all over tbe city. I have been aasared by builders, that a greater number of good Millings, both business and dwel- dresscd rowdies, the sons of the first farm lies. Few balls were ever held that were not followed by assaults few even free from them during tbe evening or produc tive of a duel. The theatres were fourth rate, if not absolutely low, and literary societies were entirely unknown. Sir, Washington is a sound convert." This state of things is attested by thousands, and tbe manners and habits of the old resi dents are as striking proofs of it as the pitted face tells of a former attack of the small-pox. A more radical change cannot oe considered. Tbe hotels are nightly thronged, but a single glance suffices to assure one that he is in the midst of a stir ring, driving mass of intelligent, orderly men, every one of whom stands upon his personal character. Pennsylvania Avenue is one of the quietest, plcasantest promen ades on the continent; what few gambling nous remain are almost bidden as in a country ullage, and public rowdyism is absolutely unknown. The theatres are of the first rank, and present tbe first stars. and are frequented only by the most orderly and appreciative classes, and not less than four public literacy associations are in full blast, sustaining courses of lectures by the highest literary talent of the land ; besides, a score of private clubs and circles, where literary rehearsals ahd gossip are the order 01 the evening Schuyler Colfax is the first Speaker of tne House who has ever established a regu lar order of weekly receptions, and these are working wonders in develonino the highest order, of social tone in Washington. Freed, as they are, from the rather unsocial formalities of tbe Executive receptions, and yet known to be not quite so open to the everybodies who are at liberty to call oa the President, they bring together all congenial spirits and partake more of the social gath erings of largo circles of friends. Here, for the first time in Washington, is estab lished beyond cavil even admitted by men who have spent their lives in Southern society the long denied fact of the supe riority of Northern, Eastern, and Western women. .Southern belles adorn the ball room. In the quick sayings and ready re partee which make op the stock in trade of idle conversation at such places, they were au fait that had been their forte from their childhood. Fixed up dolls to be looked at for tbe occasion, they were nothing short of angels in tbe eyes of those no less empty and vapid males whose peculiar chivalry consisted in professing to regard them as really angels, and themselves their archangels. Their 6tyle of conversa tion and taste for compliment fostered these almost comic whimsicalities. That lady was the beautiful and accomplished wife of Col. is,, of Kentucky; those the angelic daughters of Judge M-, of Alabama, and that the lovely heiress of tbe lordly W., of South Carolina ; and thus wo had it, though the first may have been as ugly as a mud fence, and tbe others insipid to stupidity, or vain and silly to disgust. But as here, where every woman is measured by what she knows, and by the force of her own personal character, tbe women of the North stand pre-eminent over their Southern sis ter. Not regarding ignorance of public affairs as an accomplishment as Southern gentlemen would have yon believe they regard it the women of tbe North discuss the state of tbe country, tbe condition of the army and navy, gives her views on tbe pending questions before Congress, criticises this Senator and that Representative, talks of our foreign relations, is posted in litera ture, discusses reforms and social progress and conditions, and beaidee is perfectly at borne in all the light gossip work of society. This latter is her natural knowledge, and in it, she is tbe equal of her Sonthera sister; but regarding the former as tke higher accomplishment, becaase it is tbe more highly appreciated by tbe Northern male sentiment, she is by jast.tbatmueh superior to tne woman of the South. When aeasi by the bite of an asp in her 40th year. Reader, be careful of rich, unwholesomo food and avoid all excesses. Tarry not at tbe tempting board. Better rise from a good appetite, than to be surfeited with food. Too much eating unfits the mind for study and tbe body for work. A few Words to a Father Take your son for a companion whenever you conveniently can ; it will relieve tbe already overburdened anxious mother of so much care. It will gratify the boy ; it will please the mother ; it certainly ought to be pleas ure to you. What mother's eye would not brighten when ber child is kindly cared for ? And when his eye kindles, his heart beats, and bis tongue prattles faster with idea of " going with father," does she not share her little boy's happiness, and is not ber love deepened by ber husband's consid eration, so just, and yet too cften so extra ordinary ? It will keep him and you oat of places, society, and temptations into which, separately, you might enter. It will establish confidence, sympathy, esteem and love between you. It will give yoa abundant and very favorable opportunities to impart instruction, to infuse and cultivate noble principles, and to develop and strengthen a true manhood. It will enable him to " see the world," and to enjoy a certain liberty which may prevent that future licentiousness which so often results from a sudden freedom from long restraint m 3 A lad in a printing office oame upon the name of Hecate, occurring in a line like this : " Shall reign the Hecate of the deepest hell." The boy, thinking he bad discovered an er eror, ran to the master printer and inquired eagerly whether there was an e in eat. " Why, no, you blockhead," was the reply. Away went the boy to the pressroom and extracted the objectionable letter. But fancy tbe horror of both poet and publisher when the poem appeared with tbe line : " Shall reign the Uk Cat of the deepest hell." A newspaper sometime ago gravely in formed its readers that a rat descending the river came in contact with a steamboat with such serious injury to the boat that great exertions were necessary to save it. It was a raff, and not a rat, descending the river. In the Priory of Hamessa there dwelt a prior who was very liberal, and wbo caused these lines to be written over his door : " Be cnen evermore. O. thou irv door. To none be shut, to honest or to poor." But after his death there succeeded him another, whose name was Rayahard, as ereedy and covetous as the other was boun tiful and liberal, wbo kept tbe same lines there still, changing nothing therein but one point, which made them run after this manner: " Be open evermore, O, thou my door. To none, be shut to honest or to poor." The following sentence from a recently written novel, shows tbe importance of punctuation : " He enters on his head, his helmet on his feet, armed sandals npon his brow ; there was a cloud in bis right hand, his faithful word in his eye, an angry glare, he sat down." a During tbe dark days of the seige, when food and forage were scarce, aad the ghastly corpses and bleached skeletons of starved mules lined the thoroughfares here abouts, General Grant and Quartermaster General Meigs arrived at Chattanooga. Taking an airing on horseback one afteraee they passed tbe carcass of a bage mnla lying by tbe roadside, whose "ill saver went up " before and around them. Tim hero of Vicksbarg removed his briar root from his. lips, and remarked, sorrewfally, "Ah, General, there lies a dead soldier of t be Quartermaster's DenartsMnt i" " Yae, General," replies the Quartermaster General in subdaed, tones, " in kirn yaw sea the ruling passion strong in deafi ' ex lined bla men associate with sock women as these, for the old veteran has already irum tke (bey feel within themselves; " Well, these offensive," - re--rary"Miu : m' na wm rm naaaaBaarriatwagir: frm-jin rfi-fDnrarrTTTT--