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ROSS & ROSSER, Publishers. MAYSVILLE, KY., THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 1862. VOLUME 1 NUMBER 2 x i 1 41 - I I t 4 - t V 1 RATES OF ADVERTISING. A suuare is Twelve lines of tb'ts size type equal te about 100 words of manuscript. a S 9 "5 a e "o s O" gq CO CO 1 Insertion 2 Insertions 3 Insertions One Month Two Months Three Months Six Months One Year $1 .00 $ .75 $2.50 5.00 S.0O 10 1.50 2.50 3.50 4.00 S.OO 15 2.0 3.00 4.50 5.50 10.00 20 2.50 3.50 5.00 6.50 15.00 25 4 00 6.00 8.00 10.00 20.00 30 5.00 7.5 10.00 12.50 25.00 R5 7 SO 10.00 12.50 15.00 35.00 50 10 00 15.00 20.00 25.00 50.00 SO THE BULLETIN. I'UBLISIIED EVERY THURSDAY BY 1 O S Ac HOSS 1'Z It Editors and Proprietors. MAYSVIM.E, JUNE 20, 1802 STANZAS. BT JAMES WOODHOCSE. Fair maiden, go, the world is fray. It's flowers may yet be sweet to thco, And pniifC not on "thy joyon wav. To smile on such a wretch as me; For I am but a sickly flower, To mournful for the eye of fashion. And thon, pcrhap. mizht miss thy bower, By tendering me thy soft compassion. Go to the dance, the social trlee Where fashion sports, and bright eyes glare, wtiwo foilv scotts at misery. And lautfhimr pleasure inoe'rs at care. The studied bow. tho measured grace The courtesy of fell deceit Will brintr bright honors to thy face, And castit:'bnrthcn at thy feet. The viol's sound, and buclc's swell. Will wake and lift thy soul to Heaven; And on thee, eyes as soft shall dwell As sunset, on the haze of even; An! thon shall'st stand, a beauteous light, The Aurora of the Northern sky. And calmlv wsfch the planet- bright, That burn and silent pass thco by. And tender vows may reach thine ear. And love's soft tale be t dd unto thee; And sometimes thou may'st fflimpsc a tear Steal from an eve that's enzins on thee; And flatterer's voice, wkh softest tone. May flutter round thee for an hour, And fell deceit, and hearts of sto.ie. May point thee to love's tranquil bower. But. ah! thy fever'd thoughts shall die. Thy joys "shall fade and brinjr the sorrow, And all thv gulden hope shall fly Before the bitter winds, to-morrow. Then. d:sappointmcnts chillirg rincr. Will o'er thee lirood wi'h sad despair, And sorrow's form around thee cling, Willi sullen envy, hate, and care. Thv roses all will fade and pear. Thy voice will then r.o lonjrcr charm Thy heart will bi as lone and drear As barque amidst the ocean's storm; For thou art not a child to please The minionsof a silken chain. Whose words will warm, hut warm to freeze. The life blood of thy tendercst vein. And whcD, perchance, seme years are past, And thon look'st back on pleasures gone, Thv thoughts of me will o'er thee cast A grief, like clouds that gloom the lawn; And then, a higher, deeper feeling Will whisper I was ence thy friend, And warned thee that thy joys were stealing Toward the goal where pleasures end. Go on, sweet girl, thy life is yet The morninir of a b anteous day; Thv hours, with tender dews are wet, And hopes and sunshine deck thy way. Co. seek for pleasure, 'midst the gay; Go, seek refnge from all sorrow, But mark the pensive poet's lay, Avoid the griefs which threat to- morrow. Those Democratic papers, which are de- j nnrinr General Hunter, should bear it in ; mind that he has always been a Democrat, i I Kvansville Journal. Everv honest man shou!d bear in mind that the above is not true. He is the same man that commanded the escort of A. Lin coln on his celebrated tour to Washington r;tv inlflfd. Hunter is. and has been an Abolitionist of the darkest cast. This is the ; wv that tLe Evansville Journal keeps up j its game nf deception for political purposes Tcrre Haute Journal. Lockjaw Ccbed. In New York, ayoung lady ran a rus'.y nail into her foot recently. Th'a ir.jury produced lockjaw of such a ma lignant character that her physicians pre nourcod ber recovery hopeless. An old nurse then took her in hand, and applied pounded beet root to her foot, removing tbem as often as they became dry. The result wan a most complete and astonishing cure. Such a simple remedy should be borne in mind. Young Van Buren, of New Windsor, in bis salntatorv at the commencement of tho Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute declared that the ladies were at the head of all sci ence 'Since curiosity was the mother of dis covery!' Say, Pomp, you nigger, where you get dat new hat? Why, at de shop, ob course.' What is de price ofsuch an article as dat; Don't know, nigger don't know; de shopkeeper wasn't dar. Different people have varied ideas of what constitutes a good man. A traveler on the coast of Africa writes that a native said to him, eyeing his abundant apparel, (of which the negro bad none.) 'You are a very good man you got plenty shirt!' A sailor dropped out of the rigging of a ship of war, some fifteen or twenty feet, and fell plumpon the first lieutenant. 'Wretch!' said the officer, as he gathered himself up. where did you come from?" I came from the north of Ireland, yer honor.' It was said in olden times that the body was more than raiment; but now the rai ment is often a great deal more than the body in value, and full five times as much in circumference. Happiness is a fruit, which, if it grows not at our own homes, we need not expect to gather in strangers's gardens. HOW H CAME TO GET MARRIED' It may be funny, but I've done it. I've got a rib and a baby. Shadows departed o3ster stews, brandy cock tails, cigar boxes, boot jacks, absconding shirt buttons, whist and dominoes. Shadows present, hooped skirts, bandboxes, ribbons, gaiters, longstock inS. juvenile dresses, tin trumpets, willow chairs, cradles, bibs, pap, sugar teats, pare goric, hive syrup, castoroil, Godfrey's cordial, soothing syrup, rhubarb, senna, salts, squills and doctor's bills. Shadows future more nine pound babies; more hive syrup, etc. 'Til just tell you how I got caught. I was always the darndest, most tea custard, bashful fellow you ever did see; it was kinder in my line to be taken with the shakes everytime I saw a pretty girl ap proaching me, and I'd cross the street any time rather than face one, 'twasn't because I didn't like the critters, for if I was behind a fence looking tnrougn a knot uole, l couldn't look at one long a enough. Well, my sister Lib gave a party one night, and I stayed away from home because I was too bashful to face the music. I hung around whistling -Old Dan Tucker,' dancing to keep my feet warm, watchiog the heads bobbing up and down behind the window curtain, and wishing the thundering party would breek up so I could get to my room. I smoked up a bu nch of cigars, and as it was getting late and mighty uncomfortable. I concluded to 6hin up the door post. No sooner said than done and I found myself snug in bed. 'Now,' says I, 'let her rip! Dance till your wind gives out!' ar.d scudding i .1 :l. . m 1 1,1 I wag Naming of soft shelled crabs and stew- ed tripe, and was having a good time, when I somebody knocked at the door and woke me nap,' asain. l urn low. "uap, rap, Then I heard whispering, and I knew I rap: there was a whole raft of girls outside. Hap, rap.' Then Lib sings out 'Jack, are you in there? Yes,' says I. Then ca'mo a roar of laughter. let us in,' says she. I won't,' says I, 'can't you let a fellow alonp?' "Are you abed?' says she. I am ' said I. Get tip,' says she. 'I won't,' savs I. Then came another laugh. By thunder! I begin to set riled. 'Get out you psttieoat ! scarecjows!' I cried, can't you gtt a beau i without hauling a fellow out o'bed? I won't ; go home with you I won't so you may clear out!' and throwing a boot at the door, I felt better. But presently oh! mortal : buttons I heard a still small voice very : much like sister Lib's, which said: ' 'Jack, you will have to get up for all the . girls' things are in there. ! Oh, Lord! what a pickle! Think of me ! in bed, all covered with shawls, muffs, bon j nets and cloaks, and twenty girls outside I waiting to get in! If I had stopped to think, I should have fainted on the spot. As it : was I rolled out among the bonnets, wire land ribbons in a hurry. Smash went the 1 millinery in every direction. I had to dress in the dark for there was a crack in the i door, and the girls will peep and the way I I fumbled about wa3 death on straw hats. I opened the door and fnnnJ myt among the women. Oh, my Leghorn!' cried one. 'My dear, darling, winter velvet!' cried another. And they pitched in they pulled me this way and that, boxed my ears, and one bright eyed little piece Sal , ber name was put her arms around my neck, and kissed me right on my lip. Human nature couldn't stand that, and I gave her what she sent. It was the first time I ever got a taste, and it was powerful good. I believe I could have kissed that gal irom Julius utesar to tne r ourto oi juiy. 'Jack.' said she, 'we are sorry to disturb yon. but won't you see me home?' Yes, said I, "I will.' I did do it, and had another smack at the gate, too. After that, we took a kinder turtle-doving after each other, both of us sighing like a barrel of new cider, when we were away from each other. Twas at the close of a glorious summer ciay tne sun was selling oenma a uistaoi bog pen the chickens were going to roost, the bull frog had commenced their evening pongs the pollywogs in their mt've mud puddles, were preparing themselves for the shades of night and Sal and myself sat upon an antiquated back log listening to the music of nature, such as tree toads, roosters and grunting pigs now and then the mel low music of the distant donkey was wafted to my ear by the gentle zephyrs that sighed among the mullen stalks, and came heavy laden with the delicious odor of the hen roosts and pig-styes. The last lingering rays of the setting sun, glancing from the brass buttons of a solitary horseman , shone through a knot bole in the hog pen, full in Sal's face dying her hair an orange peel hue, and showing off my thread bare coat to a bad advantage one of ray arms was around ber waist, my hand resting upon the small of her back she was toying with my auburn locks of jet black hue she looked like a grasshopper dying with the hiccups, and I felt like a mud turtle choked with a cod fish ball. . 'Sal says I, in a voice w musical as the notes of a dying swan, 'will you have me?' She turned here yes heavenward, clarped me by the hand, had an attack of the heaves and blind staggers, and with a sigh that drew ber shoeystriogs to her palate, and said, 'yes!' She gve clear out and squatted in my lap. Well, to mak e a long story short, she mt th dav and we practised for four weeks. ttvorv nitrht hnw we would walk Into the room to wet married, till we got as graceful as a counle of Muscovie ducks. - The night, the company, and the minister came the signal was given, and arm in arm we march ed through the crowded hall. We were just entering the parlor door, whan down I went kerslap on the oil cloth, pulling Sal after me. some cussed fellow bad dropped a banana skin on the floor, and it floored me. It split an awrul bole in my cassimeres right under my dress coat tail. It was too late to back out, so clapping my band over it, we marched iu and were spliced, and taking a seat, I watched the kissing the bride operation. My grooms man was tight, and kissed her till I jumped up to take a slice, when oh, horrid! a little six year old imp had crawled behind me and pulling my shirt thro' the hole in my pants, and pinned it to the chair, and in jumping up I displayed to the admiring gaze of the astonishing multitude a trifle more muslin than was pleasant. The wo men giggled, the men roared, and I got mad , but was finally put to bed, and there all my troubles ended. Democratic Meeting. At a meeting of the delegates of the re spective counties of the 8th Judicial Dis trict, held at Carrol I ton, Ky.,on the 7th day of Jun, 1862, without distinction of former party ties, convened for the purpose of se lecting suitable candidates for Circuit Judge ana Commonwealth's Attorney for said Dis trict; and being desirous of giving an ex pression of our views, therefore Resolved, That in the opinion of this con vention the Constitution of the United States is the only bond of union between the States; that around, that Constitution as ex pounded by the Supreme Court we are pre pared to rally with the conservative loyal men of our common country for its preserva tion, reacting by every lawful means in our power the wild spirit of fanaticism and an archy that has possessd the people of the nation, and restoring if possible our broken and unhappy country to its original united purposes and peaceful condition. Resolved, That the determined and per sistent efforts of the Abolition party in Con gress to convert the present unhappy war into a war upon slavery should meet with the iuet condemnation of every true friend of his country; that we believe, whether in peace or in war, the safety and perpetuity of our republican institntiods depend upon a strict adherence to the Constitution; tnat in this lies the protection of the personal liber ty of the citizen and the preservation of the State. Resohfed, That we hail with pleasure the uprising of the conservative Democratic par ty of the Northern States, and with said party we are prepared to act in restoring our distracted country to its once happy and prosperous condition. Resolved, That in view of the present ex cited condition of the country any and all political discussion calculated to inflame the minds of the people, should bo avoided, and the people left free and unbiased to cast their votes, as in their own judgment they may deem best for our common interests. Resolved, That the Kentucky Yeoman, Covington Journal, Louisville Express and Cincinnati Enquirer be requested to publish the proceedings of this meeting. Whereupon, William S. Pryor, of Henry county, was unanimously nominated for the office of Circuit Judge, and P. U. Major, of Franklin county, was unanimously nomi nated for Commonwealth's Attorney. T. O. TUItPIN, Chairman. II. Clay White.) Secretaries Tuos. J. IIabbis, The counties of Boone, Owen, Carroll, Henry, Trimble and Franklin were represent ed in the convention. Lettr " r-. irom waiiatin saying tbey would abide by the decision of the conyention. Grant was not represented. From the Philadelphia Inquirer, 17th. Who is the Rebel General Stonewall Jackson? Among tbose who were "unnamed demi gods" in times past, no one has conducted his command with greater skill than Thos. Jefferson Jackson, nick-named "Stonewall" by reason of his taking advantage of such rough structures when he was defeated by Shields near Winchester. But, although beaten, he would not Bay so. His rapid pursuit of Banks, and his well conducted retreat, turning, and standing at bay with sharp and well-directed fangs as his pur suers closed upon him, show judgment, cool ness and tenacity such as no rebel bas dis played during the war. From one who knew him well before the war, we have learned certain traits of his character which will throw light upon his conduct during the present campaign. He is a graduate of West Point and participated in the Mexi can War. He is a slow man intellectually (whatever he may be otherwise), but ex tremely firm and tenacious of purpose. II is bravery is unquestioned. During the battle of Chapultepec, where he comman ded a section of Magrader's battery, attach ed to Pillow's division, he was ordered by that division commanded to withdraw his cection, as, according to Pillow's idea, it was too much exposed. Giving no heed whatever to the General's order, he rapidly Umbered up and moved his section a hun dred yards nearer the enemy's works, where he did great execution. After the war Jackson was appointed Professor of Natural and Experimental Phi losophy in the Virginia Military Institute , and in the quiet routine of his duties he was by no meaaa successful. He was regarded by many as an ineubus upon his depart ment; he was a bungling teacher, and yery slow in powers of calculation. With the breaking out of the war he seemed to have found again congenial service, and has cer tainly eclipsed the fame of most of the reb el Generals. He is a dangerous enemy, and should have thorough soldiers to watch him from our side. O. mother! do send for the doctor!' said a little boy of three vears old. 'What for, mTiltir?' 'Whv. there's a gentleman in the parlor who says he'll die if Jane don marry him and Jane Bays she won't. CREED OF JEFFERSON. Inaugural Address, March 4th, 1801. 'It is proper you should understand what I deem the essential principles of our Govern ment, and consequently those which ought to shape its administration. I will compress them within the narrowest compass they will bear statins the general principle, but not all its limitations." Equal and exact justice to all men of whatever State or persuasion, religious or political.' Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations, eutangling alliances with none.' The support of the State Governments in all their rights as the most important ad ministrations for our domestic concerns, and the surest bulwarks against all anti-republican tendencies.' The preservation of the General Govern ment in us whole constitutional vigor, as the sheet-anchor of our peace at home and safety abroad.' A jealous care of the right of election by the people, a mild and safe correction of abuses which are lopped off by the sword of revolution where peaceable remedies are un provided. Absolute acquiescence in the decisions of the majority, the vital principleof republics, from which there is no appeal but to form the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.' 'A well-disciplined militia, our best reli ance in peac, and for the first moments of war, till regulars may relieve them.' 'The supremacy of the civil over military authority.' 'Economy in the public expenses, that labor may be lightly hurdened.' 'The honest payment of our debts and sacred preservation of the public faith.' 'Encouragement of agriculture, and of com merce as its handmaid.' The diffusion of information, and arraign ment of all abuses at the bar of the public reason.' Freedom of religion, freedom of the press, and freedom of person, under the protection of the habeas corpus, and trial by juries im partially selected.' These principles form the bright constella tion which has gone before us and guideJ our steps through an age of revolution and reformation. The wisdom of our sages and blood of our heroes have been devoted to their attachment. They should be the creed of our political faith, the text of civic in struction, the touchstone by which to try the services of those we trust; and should we wander from them in moments of error or of alarm, let us hasten to retraco our steps, and to regain the road which leads to peace, liberty and safety.' Admonition of Washington. Farewell Address, September 17th, 1798. 'In contemplatiLg the causes which may disturb our Union, it occurs, as a matter of serious concern, that any ground should have been furnished for characterizing party by.geographical discriminations Northern and Southern, Atlantic and Western whence designing men may endeavor to ex cite a belief that there is a real difference of local interests and views. One of tho ex pedients of party to acquire influence within .tilvwlm Jl.liJv. X '. V W.WWU . I. w opinions and aims of other districts. You cannot shield yourselves too much against the jealousies and heart burnings which spring from these misrepresentations; they tend to render alien to eaoh othej those who ought to be bound together by fraternal af fection.' Admonition of Jackson. Farewell Address, March 3d, 1S27. But the Constitution cannot be maintain ed, nor the Union preserved, in opposition) to public feeling, by the mere exertion of the coercive powers confided to the General Government. The foundations must be laid in the affections of the people; in the security it gives to life, liberty and property in every quarter of the country; nnd in the fraternal attachments which the citizens of the several States bear one to another, as members of one political family, mutually contributing to promote the happiness of each other. Hence, the citizens of each State should studiously avoid everything calculated to wound the sensibility or offend the just pride of the people of other States; and tbey should frown upon any proceed ings within their own borders likely to dis turb the tranquility of their political brethren in other portions of the Union. In a country so extensive as the United States, and with pursuits so varied, the in ternal regulations of the several States must frequently differ from one another in import ant particulars; and this difference is un avoidably increased by the varying prin ciples upon which the American colonies were originally planted; principles which had taken deep root in their social relations before the Revolution, and therefore, of ne cessity , influencing their policy since they became free and independent States. But each State has the unquestionable right o regnlate its own internal concerns according to its own pleasure; and while it does not interfere with the rights of the people of other States or of the Union, every State must be the sole judge of the measures proper to secura the safety of its citizens and promote their happiness; and all efforts on the part of other States to cast odium up on their institutions, and all measures cal culated to disturb their rights of property, or to Dot In jeopardy their peace and inter nal tranquility, are in direct opposition to the spirit in which the Union was formed, and must endanger its safety. Motives of philanthropy may be assigned for this un warrantable interference; and weak men may persuade themselves, for a moment, that they are laboring in the cause of hu manity, and asserting the rights of the hu man race; but every one, npon sober reflec tion, will see that nothing but mischief can come from these improper assaults upon the feelings and rights of others. Rest assured that the men found busy in this work of discord are not worthy of your confidence, and deserve your strongest reprobation." By James Madison. Federalist, No. 1. "Hearken not to the unnatural voice which tells you that the people of America, kni( together as they are by so many cords of af fection, can no longer live together as mem bers of the same family; can no longer con tinue the mutual guardians of :their mutual happiness; can no longer be fellow-citizens of our great, respectable aud flourishing em pire. Hearken not to the voice which pet ulantly tells yon that the Government rec ommended for your adoption is a novelty in the political world, that it has never yet had a place in the theories of the wildest projectors, thatitrashly attempts what it is impossible to accomplish. No, my country men; shut your ears against the poison which It conveys. The kindred blood which flows in th veins of American citizens, the min gled blood which they have shed in defense of their sacred rights, consecrate their Un ion, and Bxcita horror at the idea of their bnvfnin- aliens, rivals or enemies. And if novelties are to be shunned, believe me the most alarming of all novelties, tho most wild of all projects, is that of rendering us in pieces in order to preserve our liberties and promote our happiness." Coi respondent of the New York Express. Vandalism cf our Troop3. Washington, June 13, 1862. The news from the Valley of Virginia is bv no means cheering. Though Fremont achieved a victory, it was dearly bought, as his official report shows, and the repulse of Shields, it is feared, has more than balanced the account in favor of the reoels. B'lt, 1 am crieved tp from the rePort .f Unl0D men in tnat quarter, moral victories. On the contrary, the con trast in the behavior of the soldiery is really in favor of the rebels. The Federal troops have been guilty of small acts of Vandalism, which are tending to root out all Union feel ing. One o f the recent wanton acts was the bnrnin of the Virginia Press office at Charlestown. and the Odd Fellows' lodge room in the story above. The excuse for this is; that the rebels, while in possession, stored forage in the markethouse part of the building. Why not remove the grain into thes'reet, if unable to take it away, instead of destroying the property of friends as well as foes? The editors of the Free Press op posed with zeal and ability the secession wickedness, and plead for the Union until silenced by rebel bayonets. Tbey have their reward in their mined business, and in the ashes of their printing establishment. N. The Democracy. In the great heart of the Democracy, there is a reservoir of bitterness against the destroyers of the American Union. It is a hatred which does not pause to measure or weigh the pretexts which impelled the sub version and overthrow of the Government. Indeed, it will almit of no pretext for no palliation of a crime so monstrous. The perpetuity of slavery, or the abolition of slavery, is a thing of such trifling moment, when "compared with the preservation or destruction of the Constitution, as to fee wholly unworthy of their regard The con spirators against that sacred compact, wheth er animated by a love or a hatred of slavery, are guilty alike, and the Democracy knows no distinction between them, but execrates and abhors both. They have been, upon different pretexts, co-woiheio tor onmmnn end. Let their infamy bo co-equal and co-eternal. The Democracy do not know, and cannot conceive of any treason, save only perfidy to the Federal Constitution They owe no allegiance save to that covenant that 'lea gue of love' which once bound, and shall bind again, This fair, broad Empire, State with State." Their devotion to the Constitution is not to be shaken by the accident of a Wide Awake triumph, the Presidency of Lincoln, or the Ministry of Seward. An atheist may seize our Bible, and tear its leaves, and per vert its sacred texts; but we know that its truths will survive; and we love it, and prize it just as highly, as if it had not fallen into his sacrilegious clutches. We know it will endure when the Vandal hands which mutilate it are powerless for harm. The Democracy repose tho same grand faith in the Constitution. We cannot say how long the Democratic party will submit to the calumnious imputa tion of 'treason, which is bestowed upon them by a party whose career has been a rebellion against the Constitution and the Union. Not always, we are very sure; not long we fervently hope. It ought never to have been endured at all. Logan Gazette. Armt Worm. The Uniontown (Ky.) paper says that several corn-fialds and meadows near Morgansfield and Caseyville have been destroyed by the army worms. The wheat fields of that country promises a rather slim yieid at harvest. Farmers however, think they will realize corn, wheat and tobacco enough to live on the next year. We warn these Abolitionists not to be so fierce for confiscation. This they call a slaveholder's rebellion; but about the wind ing up of this matter we shall have an Abolition rebellion. It is only an accident that the latter didn't come first; henco Abolitionists should be moderate in their punishments, for with what measure ye meet, it shall be measured to you again. Louisville Democrat. OrWhen John Loring Austin was sent to Philadelphia, with dispatches announcing the capture of Burgoyne-, he sent a note to Dr. Chauney, of Boston, requesting tho prayers of the church for his safe passage. The doctor full of the spirit of patriotism, earnestly added the prayer that 'whatever became of the young man, the package might arrive safe.' Where are you going?' said ayonnggen Gentleman to an elderly one in a white cra vat, whom he overtook a few miles from Little Rock. 'I am going to heaven, my son; I have been on tho way there for eighteen years.' 'Well, good-by, old fel low if vou have been traveling toward heaven eighteen years and got no nearer to it than Arkansas, I'll take another route.' Private Letter from the Hon. Charles Sumner, of Massachusetts, on Slavery President Lincoln and Slavery. The New York Tribune, of tho lGth, pub lishes the following private letter of Senator Sumner: Senate Chamber, June 5, 1862. My Dear Sib: Your criticism of the President is hasty. I am confident that, if you knew him as I do, you would not make it. Of course, the President cannot be held responsible lor the misfeasances of subordi nates, unless adopted or at least tolerated by him. And lam sure that nothing unjust or unzenerous will bo tolerated, much less adopted by mm. I am happy to let you know that be has no sympathy with Stanley in his absurd wickedness, closing the schools, nor again in bis other act of turning our camp into a hunting ground for slaves. He repudiates both, positively. The latter point bas oc cupied much of his thought; and the news papers have not gone too far in recording his repeated declarations, which I have often heard from his own lips, that slaves finding their way into the National lines are never to be re-enslaved. This is his conviction, expressed without reserve. Could you have seen the President as it was my privilege often while he was con sidering the great questions on which ho has already acted the invitation to eman cipation in the States, emancipation in the District of Columbia, and the acknowledg ment of the independence of Hayti and Li !,.; anon vmir 7ip.nl would have been satisfied, for you would hive felt the sin- cerity of his purpose to ao wnai uo wuw u carrv forward the principles of the Declara- "f Tononil.nra. Ills whole 80Ul Wa3 occupied, especially by the first proposition, which was peculiarly nis owu. u "umi intercourse with him, I remember nothing more touching than the earnestness and com pleteness with which he embraced this idea. To his mind, it was just and beneficent, while it promised tne sure enu ui oiavcij. Of course, to me, who had already proposed a Bridge of Gold for the retreating fiend, it was most welcome. Proceeding from the President, it must take Its place among tho "reat events of history. If vou ara disposed to be impitient at any seem'ing short-comings, think, I pray you, of whaf has been done in a brief period, and from the past discern the sure promise of the future. Knowing something of my con victions and of the ardor with which I main tain them, you may, perhaps, derive some assurance from my confidence. I say to you, therefore, stand by the Administration. If need be, help it by word and act, but stand by it and have faith in it. I wish that you really knew the President, and had heard the artless expression of ftis convictions on those questions which con cern you so deeply. You might, perhaps, wish that he were loss cautious, but you would be grateful that he is so true to all that you have at heart. Believe me, there fore, you are wrong, and I regret itthe moro because of my desire to see all our frieuda stand firmly together. If I write strongly, it is because I Teol strongly for my constant and intimate inter course with the President, begiauing with the 4th of March, not only binds me pe culiarly to his Administration, but gives mo a personal as well as a political interest in seeing that justice is done him. Believe me; my dear sir, With much regard, Ever faithfully yours, CHARLES SUMNER. Epaulette. There is nothing like digging into tho past, if you would dissipate romance. Who would have supposed that cpauletts wore originally padded protections against sabra cuts? It has often been asked 'What is the use of epauletts?' and also asserted that tbey are intended to recognize rank. Epauletts originated with he English knights and their retainers, during the crusades to tho Holy land. At that period the French and Italian knights wore costly armor, and tho eastern knights were arrayed in a stylo of magnificence not then known to tho En glish, most of the latter, dressed in uncouth woollen or cotton armor, made a sad appear ance among their gaudy and light hearted neighbors. In a short time the English knihts in order to protect their shoulders from the keen edge of the Saracen's cimetar, placed thereon pads, stuffed with hair or wool; in a short time, their taste having been improved by association, theso pads were ornamented with fringes, taken as trophies from their eastern enemies; and finally, when the unwieldly armor was totally dispensed with, in consequence of the general nse of gun powder, the pads with fringes became the modern epauletts. How Hath the Mighty Fallen. "The pen is mightier than the sword," was onco uttered bv Cardinal Richeliou. So it may be. but it is not mightier than whisky. Who that remembers tha beautiful poerqs of E Puribue Unum, the Sony of Steam, &c., bv George W. Cutter, which have been pub lfshed in every language in tho w?rhl, will not subscribe to the sentiment of K.chel.eu? Truly has the name of Goorgo W. Cutter, as a noet, become famous to the American people; and not more true is it than that this Mine Individual was yesterday before the Mavor of Covington for drunkedness and disorderly conduct, and sentenced to twentv days' imprisonment. How truly oan we exclaim, aiso,!"IIow hath tho mighty fallen!" A fllst..? rn Vi rrrArnti rso was RtarrZQT" ing about with more liquor than he could carry. .. Hallo! what is the matter now?' said a chap, whom the inebriated individual had just ran ag.iinst. , r Whv hie whv, the fact :s, a lot of my friends" have been betting liquor on the race to-day, and they have got me to hold tne stakes." When a wise man plays the fool, a woman is generally at the bottom of it.