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ROSS & ROSSER, Publishers. MAYSVILIiE, KY., THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1862. VOLUME 1 NUMBER 4 THE DOLLAR WEEKLY B RATES OP ADVERTISING. A square is Twelve line of this izc type qaal t about 100 word of manuscript. 1 I c Vj to OS 1 insertion 2 Insertion 3 Insertions One Month Two Months Three Months Six Months "One Year in ei $1 .00 $1 .75 $2.5o $3.00 $i,.nn J 10 1.50 2.50 s.so i.oo s.oo ir. 2.00 3.00 4..V -...".0 10.00 2.50 S.50 5.O0 C.50 15 00 4.00 6.00 8.00 lil.no 20.no 5.00 7.50 10.00 12.50 2S.00 7.50 10.00 12.50 15.00 .15.00 10.00 15.00 20.00 25.00 50.00 ference with tha work of these mischief maker. I would not have even fanaticism deprived of the right of free speech! nor those doubts may be removed? What do the people care for such miserable punctilios in the hour of a nation's agony? Sir, an honorable peace is within the grasp of this Congress without agony ! Sir, an honora ble peace is within our grasp of this Con gress without further bloodshead. This THE BULLETIN. run Lis I o IIKD EVKUY THURSDAY T.Y Editors and Proprietors. MAYSVII-LK, Jl'LY io, is; natural enemies of republicanism; if we must humble our national pride to concili ate the British lion, let us make soma sac rifice to win back in amity the South, that wo may stand once again as comrades in arms, to scourge those foreign interlopers within their proper limits. I am no advocate of bloodshed, but if a foreign war should be the alternative of submission to foreign insolence, I trust that I should bo among the last to fall prostrate that the hurricane might sweep harmless by. To subserve the schemes of a party, we have already humiliated the American peo ple in the eyes of scoffing Europe! It will bo a task herealter to regain tho caste we have lost in tha familv of nations. SPECH OF BENJAMIN WOOD, of New York, On the State of tho Union, In the House of lifjireser.lah'ves, JliiIQ, 1SC2. Mr. Chairman, I have hitherto avoid ed troubling this House. Content to bo nt all hazard a listener, without anv other particma- i conaucr a peace to onposa mv would I, in anv emergency, advocatn th slightest infringement by tho Government upon tho liberty of the press, Let them sow their seeds of their infamous doctrine broadcast over the land. Whatever may be I Congress knows that it u so, and when the the danger. I will not countenance tho ! people shall realize that it is only the infa- 2o greater danger of establishing a dictatorship ; mous design to strengthen the anti-slavery plover the thoughts of my fellow-country- j movement that prevents an effort to obtain g. I men. 'that peace, woe to the chiefs of tho aboli- 50 ! But if the abominable theme must be : tion party in the land . SO brou? ht into tho Council Chambers of tho na- I But, enough of them. Word are thrown tion. for the sake of deeencv, ifnot of justice ' away upon their stubborn fanaticism, I ap let it bo at a more suitable time, If there ' P0il with better hope to the loftier feelings remains one union man at the Smth. let us 'hat should pervade humanity, and espec remember that he is unrepresented here: I a"y that the subject of slavery Particularly con- . shonl cerns him, and that it is ungenerous and ; bo miiiist if not r-nivir.lli. f.,l- n. 1 ...,,.,.,. ' of rod ncinT a spetion of our common eonn of his absenco to push' forward moisures trv to tho extreme and therefore dangerous ! principle ot her foreign policy in any emer- j in regard to the local institutions of his sec- conditions of despair. Sir, there may be a fascination in tho gory magnificence of war. There may be a cra ving for martial glories in the hearts of mn, and an instict of contention which wo share in common with the brute creation. But if ever there bo a time when a more Christian basis. It will provo that tho first idea of,' impulse should possess our souls, it is now; I ty, an excuse lor cowardice, or a palliation the dominant partv in tho North is active '' now, when triumph and tho consciousness!0.' national dishonor. Wheneyer the occa ard unwavering anf inljm Msl wnr.- n.,,1 of strength srive us the noble privilege of ir. ! sion demands th at a stand should bo made a fixed purposo to le-7slatn it ni.t of th'tnnd ! tending the hand of conciliation without I against foreign aggression, or a rebuke attempt again, when smarting under the re membrance of defeat, when cherishing the deadly hate that a war to the utterance will engender. For the sake of union now and of union hereafter not an enforced union, bat tho strong union of willing hearts let the word of peace go forth, let the hand of reconcilia tion ba extended. Why, sir, I have heard such words of bitter hatred expressed towards these southerns by northern lips, that I fear it may be already too late ever to renew the bonds of fraternity. Such sentiments, I have heard of implacable resentment, of thirsting vengeance, of sectional antipathy, as H annibal was taught to nurture against No i Home, as Rome, in her quenchless jealousy, interposed between the citizen and his rightf, tho germ was planted of a danger mightier than rebellion in its most gigantic phase; for I believe encroachments by an Excative to bo in itself rebellion against the only sovereignty I acknowledge tho majesty of the people. I believe each step towards absolutism to be more fatal to the welfare of tho Republic than any possible act within the power of the citizen to conceive and ex ecute. I will resist ovcy grasp that may bo made upon an attribute of sovereignty not heretofore acknowledged to theChief Magis tracy; for reason and instinct, no less than tho fearful examples that history has furn ished from the ashes of republics, teach me that the first step, unchecked, will not be the last, but only the procursorof those giant tion: measures against which, were ho pres ent, ho would give his earnest opposition. It will quench whatever remains of Union feeling at tho Smth. if it has not already done so. It will destroy tho last hope of a j reconstruction of tho Union on a friendly lv nerv.iiln thw miTiist. assp.mblacTp that greater evil could befall us than to bo forced : conceived towards Cirthaga to the end. mid. bv tho natnra of its sacred functions. ' from the position wo have hitherto assumed An tile loom of Carthage may be accepted strides by which, over tha nocks of batray- far removed from tho miserable ambition i towards foreign Powers! I would not have i by tho South rather than reunion at the ( c freemen, ambitious men have mounted my country swerve one inch from any vital ; bayonet's point. j to a throne. I appeal to thisUingress to avert that late j We want a Union, sir, oT sovereigns, not as inglorious to the victoras to the vanquish- : of subjects. And that our Government shall ed. Let tho door of negotiation ba flung . extend over a vast area, to mo is of less mo wide open now, flung open now, while we j merit than that it should bo puroly, strictly, can inakead vances with good grace, and with and unequivocally republican at "all times laurels upon our brow. To the winds with i and under all conditions, tho doctrine that you will not treat with! Sir. I h ive done. I have only to reiterata my hope and my entreaty that this Con- gency wnatever. Above an ;tnings 1 hold j dear that national honor wh'ch wo have ev- i er, till of late, preserved untarnished. ' However gloomy may be tho aspect of things j at home, I would have our Hag float as proudly as ever abroad, not deigning to! mako domestic aflliction a plea for humil- i aJ- ts it thus that we aro to ? Sir, wo are flinging away the last chances ol reconciliation as reck lessly as madmen cast their treasures into the sea. The agitation of the subject has been the country's bar.a at every period of its hitory; its discussion at t.iis crisis is des perate self-destruction. I it whilo the magazine is beneath us and about us, burst ing with til o agencies of ruin, that wn must choose to sport with tho fl imi-ig torch of the incendiary? Sir, until our bdoved country shall be saved, tiio word "emancipation"' .should, by common consent, bo banished from the languig) of debate in tiiis assern- . b'age. It is a spr-Il wliic'n has wrought enough already ot desolation. It is a hellish formula of incantation which his conjured ; up the fiends ol" discord and civil war; an. I it never was so potent in its evil tendency as now, when it is hying passed, like tho breath of tho plague, from m uth to mouth, which it his ruined. It shou'd bo spoken, in a whi-qv-r and with a prayer li::kel to it,; as a thing that brings, a cirse arid spread, a j pestilence. 1 ilespur ol mv c untrv, I iles- i P lir of ever living one m ire, in a blessed tion in its proceedings thin solemn individual negative against measures which my conscience and my principles would Dot approve, I have said nothing. Indeed, sir, I have not had tho heart to rise here and speak. A glar.co at this II. ill. of itself, has been enough to prevent. When I look around anil sie one thirl of the Union unrepresented here, and find myself in a body, purporting to bo one branch of the Congress of the United States, really in fact but a fragmentary part of it, my heart sinks within me. It appears to bo a sec- j tional body a gathering of the representa tives of a sectional party. With these feel-! legs, and wih this spirit, I have until now avoidtd participating in debate. Besides, sir, during tho earlier period of this session, disaster had accompanied the efforts of the Federal arms; I felt that ths hour of defeat was not a fit one in which to in the Council Chambers of tho country strive to awaken the great sonl of the North to thoughts of peace; I felt that something was due to thesensa of nnrt:fi?ition, sun? thing tn the natural desire to retrievo tho shame of discomfiture. I hoped, too, that when victory should perch upon our ban ners, others than myself would seizo the occasion to urge a plea in behalf of peace able measnres; and that this Government itself, feel ing secure and strong enough to be magnanimous, would take th lead and no the pioneer in nrenir.g a path for the set tlement of our diffi Hilties without further recourse to Lloo '.she 1. I even hoped th it the lezden of the now dominant partv, moved by the sore distress which lm visi ted our country, would relent from the stern rignr af their doctrines of subjugation , and, in the flush of triumph, would lean a littlo towards a gentler jolicy than that which they have heretofore championnd with so much zeal and w ith so little forbearance. I hoped in vain. The triumph came; a long train of successes has relieved the North from its humiliation. Tho Govern- i tolerance of brotherhood, and kindlv feel- men t claims row to stand ns a rock against which tho tempest of opposition must waste itself in futile efforts Tho partisans of tho ultra war party laugh to scorn the idea that any effectual resistance can be off trod to the onward march of our trinniphant ar mies, and yet no single effort h is been made in these congressional Halls to stiy tho ef fusion of blood. It has been left for me, powerless as I am, to speak tho first concil iatory word in behalf of my countrymen. And I do it, sir, in the hopo that others, more capable, will not be too much engross ed with the lust of conquest and tho pride of victory, to follow up my example fear of depredation, or of self-rnnrvie.ri for i ministerod to foreign pride, or a cnastiso- cowardice. If adversity has b-ien our ex- ! niant inflicted , upon foreign insolence, I cuso for sternness, let success bo our plea! w"uld have the gauntlet tnrown down upon for magnanimity. Providence has placed ', within the teach of tho North a sreater tri- j umph than countless armed legions could conquer; tho triumph of subduing a brave enemy with a generous and merciful policy, that will disarm iresentment and rekindle the impulsoof the national sentiment, with- 1 out roferenco to domestic exigencies, or pausing to measure the strong proportions : of tho foe. In the heat of our private dissord, we! seem to have forgotten that our great mis- 1 arrmd traitors. It is a sentiment of one who I rules with a rod of iron, not of a gnat aud j gress, which has in sacred charge the wel- g.-nerous people who assume to rule them- fare of our country, will adopt soma moa seives. Enough has been done in proof of j sure which may bring about a cessation of the valor of the North, and the resources of i hostilities, with a view to negotiation. the Government. Lst something bo now ' That done, I am firm in my bsliof that done lor th-3 sake of the past; Tor tho sake of i hostilities will not be resumed. thememories of. the R ? volnt ion, of tho Strug- " gle of 1S12, of the b idle-fields of Mexico;! Mrt. MEitcrEji atd Jeff. Davis. A for the sake of a Union whose cement u'nal! i French piper states that: at the time of hia the old brotherly flame that perhaps H notion as a people, is to republicans tho. yet totally extinct. For, after all, they are i world. to advance tho principle that menj our brothers, sir; and some softening of the rtre C;,I5;1ole of self-governmant, and to check j itorr. P.imm ,n. ,nl, i k ! t li e nroTess o f m on irch V . Sir. we are losing i !.... ...... lljul intll tilll Hl(ni9 IIAU I ' -r sumed is duo to that brotherhood, which, bv ! SrouIul in t,le fulfillment of that sacred mis untimely sei-erit v mnr 1 r.r.ein,i :sion. and monarchy has gained a now foot- forever. Thrro are gentlemen who will holJ whl1'3 we hava weakening , sav th it th Smth must h Rtihdnod- iu, our sinews with intostino strife. To what' w - . , . 1 lit every armed southerner must throw down his weapon and sue for mircy. Should a U'.i.il.l U I ...t! -r i-..i j i.itrv uu wiuLuy u companionship i in our fraternity, being reclaimed at such a! sacrifice 'of manly feeling? What would : you havo them do? Would you have them crouch and strew iheir heads'with ashes and 1 kneel at your gates for rea 1 mission? T oy j ira Aiiifricctm, sir, and will not do it. No ! i though Roanoke and Henry and Donelson i Lmon of fr.it !ma! rvi'es, when I heir all siiou.u te re -enacted from day to day! around mo t ho utteran" ) of that. ru:n-bree- ; through tho 1 pst of bloody years, they will ding word " emifcip itio'i, " mingling with "ot do it. Givo them some chance for an ' the shouts ot initio, to li -roe hozzihs ol ; tionorame return, or you will wipe nut ev triumph over t.iih?n brothers, and the groari3 forever. 1 es, sir each other with ch purpose? Tslt possible that gontlemon can hopo to reconstruct tho Un;ou bv pursuing freeman ask so much of his brother freeman? a PaIiCJ of unrelenting seventy.' U.in they ot our living countryrniu. r, it in ptac ol mining the nr-gn q'les- 'iv nope-, ri i ui iwu sections will do twain I ti on a fnl'j ot-matt'-r of debate, this Con gress would tikis intn e-.rnest, solemn con si lent ion some ex pel ieut for seen -ing peace , ! do believe that i-ucoes would crown our efforts. If thev woul I enter upm that task, not with hearts embittered aud intellects swaved by sectional antipithieg and mock philanthropy, but with all their souls de voted to that one sito I pnrpn.io ilm re construction of the Union arid our redemp tion from civil war; if they would do this, in the spirit of coneji;uioii, cf forgiveness, of( ing. it is mv conviction that oeiore the close of this eventful session, the preliminaries of a peaco would bj arranged. But while, with the obstinacy of a blind fanatic, and the irotict of a brutal gladiator, tno first i object is to promulgate a party creed, and! the second to crush an opponent and wear j tho badge of victory, I see tin fairer pros- ! poet tnan, at s un distant periol, reached ' through seas of bloo 1 and heaps of car- ; nago, the forced submission of a crushed j ar.d devastated section, and the enequilly' unhappy spectacle of a Government tnum-l but exnausto I by Us triumph, oete. times together with bayonets, but at heart they wMl bo twain forever. They are chil dren ot the same heroic stock, the joint in expect to re-establish concord and brotherly love by pushing hostilities to tho extreme verge? Whit is the union worth without mutual respect and reciprocal amity to bin 1 tho sections? What! a Union of unwilling States, driven into companion-hip at the point of the bayonet, and held there by : military power! Such a Union would not j be worth tho shedding of ono brave man's blood. Wo want thoir hearts, or wo want I them not at all. And wo cmnot conquer : hearts with bayonets, although they should ! outnumber tho spears of Xerxos. If not are gone m iv be possible. To slay their soldiers, lay waste their lands, and burn their cities may be within our power. But to hold them in ! vou may link them' t0 bought nick by negotiation, they a i litis, and pin thoir des- frora. "3 fjrvcr: 1 ? cn'V'fr them ' . iwuih To c iir I hair co . tori 111 " i i . i ' if l. . .. 1 It heritors with ourselves of tho precious Ur. suoj -ci.oo. wouiu, in useii, uea.u a .P ...i- acy of freedom; and it is a sacrile-o and an ! :,Ulan of tho first I'"n0,Pla of republicanism, insult to the memories of the pas", that so I,r"SM',ta lhis wr "n11,1. h lvo afc,om- minv. sir. should sit in vour prnsencfl hern P"sn" t necass uy O! no.,., . I J.. ui. l"i w visit to Richmm l, Mr. Jlercierhal an in terview with Jeff. Davis, and that, in tha cohrso of con versation , he asked from tha rebel President if there was not in hia mind any ground upon which tho South could make proposals of pnace to the North, "No, Sir." said Jefferson Divis, "the Con federate States are not so high nor so low as to entertoin any thought of that kind. Tha time for peace will doubtless, come; but it .... - i i. .... 1 l n K- some little Ylelu:nr ol 1 "as uui yei, ana we must wan awnuo uo- foro we can avail ourselves of your good of fices." DcMFous-Pisa A Dan-pt. On boird tha Steamer JfTj7io7t'a, a live Yankee and a Dan dv sat opposite each other at tho table The dandy throw himself back on his dig nity and called out in a pompous tone to tho w .iter." You waitah: bwing me the strpportah of a young-female hen, a fresh egg and sah, rub the bottom of my plata with a specimen of fruit vulgarly called an onion which will give my dinnih a delicioas flavah." Thn yankon quietly threw himself back in imitation of his neighbor, and in a nasal tono called ou!: Yeon all-fired dod blasted dead rabbettea, pesky lookin, little trained black nlggarl fotch me a peck of corn and a bundle of fod der, and rub mo down with a brick bat, while I feed." Man cease 1 to think of masticating whila an uprorious yell fairly shook the cabin during which the dandy was sen streaking out the door with a finger in each ear. to no lOHIS to 1:1V fri .f.-ind them ftn iincn.'and so few alas! so very few med tato and restrain. Of those few, I thank my God thnt I am one. I am proud to procliim it hore be neath tho dome of the Capitol. I shall pro claim it, here and everywhere, until tho wings of peaco shall be onco more folded over the bleeding country, I shall proclaim it aloud and honestly, although to do so would make me tho next victim of this crml strife. St, it may bo said that T speak of peace, while its attainment, without furthere re course to arms, remains impossible. I do not btdievH it impossible. What effort has been nude? What door has been opened through which the passions and ill-feelings of the contestants might piss out anil rea son enter? None. The single idea has Sir.it is an in inefiaceable reproach to those either deluded or wicked men who, In the North, by unwearied agitation of ab olition schemes, have stirred the embers of ik. isf-;f. if an nterntil renrn:ieh to thpm .iii.-i o'.i.i., . - . - r - i .... that, through defeat and victory, through- ag liust the discussion, in this Cnamh out every phase of this unhappy struggle,! anv anti-slavery scheme whatever at St, it is not my intention to vent re proaches, even where I believo them best deserved. I have rism to enter my protest ; r, of th is ; - with the groans of their distressed and tor- j crisis, an d to offer an earnest appeal to this lib in t r ' . . . . ' . .. .1 r 1 . i. - i.u- 1 l ted bv a moitv ot thoso sovereignties th it I 'w upon iuo punpiu inn . it h'rih and cizir." with horror and ; the sword alone, must decide the issue. It remorse upon tho desolation it his wrought.' his been pronounced treason to hold an op- tured country smiting upon their cars, they have clung, and still cling, with unpUying Tiprtinncitv. and even with ferocity, to the doctrine vhich has been tho germ of all tho confederate causi is hopjloss, tho loiders of ! our suffering country, in the name of wives Congress th it its legislation shall emoraso every men. is of securing an immediate peace. If. as tho Government claims, tho posito opinion, hir, if to have but little faith in the efficacy of the sword for join ing severed friendships, if to earnestly de sire peace and deprecate the horrors of war, be treason, thou am I a trator; and I am prouder of such treason than others can be of their vindiciti ve, flaming, and pretentious patriotism. I conjure this Congress, in tho name of mischief. With the first exulting shouts of Federal victories they set up tho echoing! crv of emancipation. With all tho energy i cf fanaticism, with all the subtile arts and j intrigues of scheming demagogues, with all : the appliances of cunning, intellect, and patronage at their command, even at. thisj eventful crisis, when every American briin should be at work to bring about a fair and: K the first to stretch out the hand of on honorable peace, they have no thought, no filiation? Heaven forefen ! th it thousands hope, no duty but to propagate their creed, j 0f hum m lives an 1 a country's welfare extending its influence into every nock and j should depend up insofalsaa principle. corner of tho land, and poisoning tho at-! s it because tho South has not been sufii moRphere of these sacred Hills with its iu-! ciently punishol. humbled, and subdued ? terminable discussion. Upcnlv anrt in se- Then let us confess that chastisement tho secession movement c innot be lgnorantj of the fact; ami knowing it, they will bo i naturally inclined to lend a willing ear to j whatever proper overtures this G tvernment ) may present. At some perio 1 of this strug-; gio there must bo neg iMation; it must bo j resorted to, ro oner or la'er; why not now? ; Is it because pride forbids that wo should 1 that may bo widows, of children thit may bo orphans, in the names of gallant man, now strong in health, and who, to-morrow, may ba stretched in death upon the gory ground, or writhing, miima 1, an 1 disfigured, with tormenting wounds in tho name of humanity, that sickens at the d lily record of tiiis terrible strife, I conjure this Con gross to soizs at the merest chance that miy exist of present termination of this tragedy. Let something bo attempted in tho spirit of mediation. S r. the people will respond to .lio n UI HI Will look in vain for a republic on the western hem isphero. Sir, I love to entertain tho hope that onr Union will bo restore 1 upon tho foundation laid down by our fathers; and I dosire no changes in the plan of that glorious super structure. But I am not so unnatural a wor shiper of tho Union as to seek its salvation with tho destruction of those for whoso wel fare it was conceived; to build it up upon tho deal bo lies of my countryman. I would not fling away the substance to perpetuate j the name. Every drop of blood that is shed in this struggle will wo iken tha bond of union between us. One word of conciliation at this crisis will do more to save the conn- ; try than all the achievements, past and to come, of your victorious soldiery. Why should not- that word g forth, even now, in the hour of tho triumph of the ! Federal arms. If there his ever boon a period in the history of republics when pro longed civil strife has failed to curtail tho ; liberty of the masses, I hive not read thit history aright. Alrealy, with one years bitter experience, we havo beheld some of the dearest privileges of American citizen ship wrested from our grasp. And hw long, at the rate, bafore, upon the conveni ent plea of necsssity, wo shall bj stripped of other rights which heretofore navo made us deem ourselves free-nan? IIi-.v long, whilo personal liberty even now depsn Is on the nod of an ofli:iil? How long, while free-b irn American citizens can bs lofs to languish in bast iles, biyon 1 th reach of tha constituted tribunals of the land an 1 at tha mercy of tha Executive? llo.v long, while tho press, the guardian of liberty, the friend of the masses, is shackled, giggil, co ved down to sullen silence, or, worse yet, become the minion of a pirty? I low long, wliila voters are arrested as tho pills by miiitiry process, and legislators are hurried off to their siired bo lorgiveness tor too pist, and friendship and forbaaranca for the future. In place of exulting over victories, anl longing for new triumphs, ho-.v much more pleasant and more holy to draw a picture of the joy that will pervade many a now gloom v hotisediold when the glad tidings of peace shall bi b rno from city to village, from village to homestead, from lip to lip, and heart to heart. A nation's jubilee wonld well repay vou for your stern policy. How many arms would ; ba outstretched, how many hearts would j ! bound to givo a "welcome homo again!" to! i tha war-stained volunteer. O.i! sir, those: meetings at tho cottage threshold, those: claspings at the farm-house porch, those cleavings of the throbbing bosoms of women to scarred and manly breasts, wero worth all the laurels that were ever snatched from blood-stained fields. The news of our vic- I tories has been hailed with poans and il luminations; bit, with tho first tidings of peace, there is not a hovel in tho land that i would not h ive a cindio at its window; not a palace that would not blaza with splendors in tokenof the advent of a blessing, priceless beyond all earthly triumphs. Then, sir, let us lower tho points of our victorious swords-, and parley with tho foe wnile the bugle blasts of victory are yct ringing in onr ears. If wo are free in antiei- I pition from the peril of future reverses; if wa are sanguints that the Federal arms aro j henceforward gifted with invincibility, that I is the noblest reason why wo should say to 1 our opponents, "pause, if -oti will; relljct." x--i. - -1 -1 .i. uno vr mconcil fo ment, before we drive them to the resistance of despair. There can ba no victory where kith and kin, whore brothers and fellow men, are struggling for supremacy. All is defeat; all is disaster; all is misfortune, tears, and mourning. Do not let us efface with blood every sicred memory that may yet bind thes3 men to us as brothers. Givo one sign of invitation before the death struggle I is renewed, Lat tho spirit of forgiveness I pass between tho lines of those opposing j host?, an I with the blessings of Providence, I those arnnd legions will take a lesmn from 1 Sibina and early Rome, whoso soldiers, j united by domestic ties, threw down their i weapons upon the bittle's verge, and sprang J to each other's embrace. I Sir, I have spoken freely, studying only to ! make my words an index to my thought. I My opinions havo brought upon me the cen- i In the vovage of life men profess to be In ! search of heaven, but generally take cara not to venture so farm their approximations to it as entirely to lose sight of the earth. Tho calf of a thief's leg is an appropriate place for a dog'j teeth to hold a meeting. Could tho apostles, in their old world at tiro, enter a fashionable church, the sexton, with a big look would wave them from ths pews. Pedagoguo. ' Well sir, what does h-a-i-r spell?' Boy. 'Dint know,' Pod. 'What have you got on your head? Boy. 'I guess it's a skeeter bite, it itches like thunder, A gentlomcn was rocently roused up at mg.it aini told that Ins wile was ueaa. sure, often most discourteously expressed , 'of turned round, drew the coverlet closer, many who differ with me: but for that I care , I"'"01 uigmu.ip aim muiac. lie w. : li t lu niuri shall bo in tho morning!' ) again uu, now grieveu i but little. I am content to bide the hour that shall set mo right before my country mm. As I have believed tha prosecution of this war to ba a widening of tha gulf that saparitcs tho sections, I hive earnestly op- i niir.n, pose I it. I hivo always loikol noon the i subjugation ol" tha South as a project . whose To undertake to reason a girl out of lova fulfillment woul 1 striko a heavy, perhaps a j is as absorb as would ba tha attempt to ex fatal blow, to true republicanism : and al- , tin-misTi Vuu vim with asvr'nu. The onlr though I will yield to no m in in devotion ! thing that will break a love fit is hard work 'Don't you like back-gammon, said a lady on a steamboat to a Hoosier.' 'I don't knotf I never ate any,' was the reply. i c-c- cret. by the agency of the press, the pulpit, and the political rostrum, in the camp, in the city, and in the open field, they aro spread ing the contagion; they aro innocnlating the country with this moral pestilence which has already brought us where wo ara, to the very brink of the grave of onr nationality. Sir, to these apostles of abolitionism will be traced hereafter whatoverof evil has befallen or may befall our country. They arc buil ding its sepulchre with tho bones of their slaughered countrymen. I do believe there are gentlemen within my vision now, whose sworn purpose, whose first desite, paramount even to the preservation of Republicanism, is emancipation. They and their d isciples first threw the apple of discord. They first applied tho torch, and are now more besy than ever with throwing fresh fuel to the flame. Should history ever trace which God forbid tho record cf this couutry's ruin, that page will seem Iho strangest to thoso that read which shall tell of the madness and wickedness of the arch-fanatics of abolitionism. In the dark recesses of the temple of infamy, the gloomiest niches 7iil bear the ir.srrij tion of their names. Sir, I counsel nono but a moral inter- vengeance are the objjet ot tins war. and Is it because tne anti-snveiy iuu)cm'jin " yet received a sufficient impetus? If so.j go tell it to tho armies that have won your j victories ! Make abolition tha war-cry ! Place a banner with thit device in the van They will bless this Congress for any meas tire that breathas of the spirit of reconcili ation. They are weary of this war; weary in despite of tho excitomen t of present vic tory. They will awake soon to tha con sciousness that ftich yictories are purchased at a sacrifice terrible to contemplate; that a national debt is created, which, in its rapid " ..: I. f .1 " . . o li , ...!! .u ; mncuuns: now long, wu.iu ma p.u n.i.ins of the abolitioi pirty ara coining money out of the blood of their countrvm in, pirad- ward and lure thoso armies on to conquest i accumulation is appalling lebt which, if ...itv. it if von can. lour sol Hers would rend tho treacherous ensign into shroads,! and would march to their homos with the same alacrity with which they pushed on to tho battle-fiald. What, then, is tho cause that withholds negotiition? You will not parley with armed treason! Bat you hava pirleyed with armed treason, if that b3 the word; parleyed for tho mora convenience of an ex change of prisoners, and other purpose to mitigate the grievances of war. It was your du'y so to do. And shall you not do so to accomplish all that your troops are fighting for the reconstruction of the Union? Let us suppose that tho South is anxious to embrace an opportunity of return, and is withheld from making advances by doubts as to the intentions of the North: is it not right that we shou'd confer with them, that ever paid will pross like an incubus upon future generations, stunting tha growth and paralyzing the vigor of our young Republic; or if repudiated, resting a blot upon our annals. If we look abroad the spectacle tends only to our shame. We see the sceptered hands of Europe planting their royal ban ners upon the soil of this western hemis phere, which it is our natural duty to con secrate to republicanism, and which we might at least have guarded from the greed of foreign despots. The flig of Arragon and Castile flaunts in the air of San Domin go, and, united with the blazonries of Franco and England, is unfurled upon tha walls of San Juin da Ulloa. Whera may they not float a twelve months hence, if we, the natural guardians of this continent, should elill l-i a kn.r A -i Kl-t i n er in aaeh ftfnftr'a crnra? 01 II ' f J J J ..i.WHIl.., I . ,. v.uv. . ing their showy patriotism and shouting "Union," with their arms up to tha elbows in the pn'olio Treisurv? Uiw long, sir, will tho people of the North, taxa 1 bayou 1 endurance, robbo 1 and cheate 1 by an ever- craving horde of political hyena how long will they hava a cuiica batwea-i i and anarchy, batwean a ropub.io an 1 a despotism? Alas! we still cling to tho name of a republic, but have wo tho raility? It is entirely at tho option of one mm. or of a council of men, whether the citiz3.n shall broithe in froedom tha free air of Ilaivan. At the "opui sesimj," of tho Executive, tho gloomy portals of the Bastfles L Fayette or Warren will gape to raoalva him. And this is the Republic I was taught to lovel Sir, this is only a symbol of what must to tho U n ion, altoongn l would miRa any ; and every personal sicrifiie t restore its j glory an! integrity, I will never consent, even for the s ika of that Union, to yield up! my birthright as a free man; to sacrifice thoso , principles of self-government, those rights; of free speech, free thought, an 1 personal j libirtv, without which Uuion is but a mock- j ery and a name. It is not gran lour an 1 ex'ent of tarritory that I covet as the chief attrib i tes of the i G iverom-jrit in lar which I am to live. i Wrfre I one of b it a single community, in signifio mt, in num'ojr.s, but secure Jn a guir anteo of pure republican ministration of af fairs, I would ba proud of my citizenship. ! But tho union of a thousand States, each j one as great and populous as tho noble one j among whoso R jpresantativasi I h ivo tho honor to ba, I would detast, yes, sir, in my j most inmost heart I would dest it, if tha holding together of its component parts free lorn ' should craite a necessity for the assumption ot despotic power. and mutton chops. G oo 1 advice and indo lence onlj mako things worse. Coming from the pulpit, after a heavy sermon, a popular minister said to his favo rite deacon, "Deacon, I'm very tired" "In deed!" replied tha deacon, "thon you'll know how to pi'y in "' ErjprroN-iotrs Flint. Tho new paper at Maysville, called tho D.Uar VeeVy Unlit-til. is publinal under tha firm of Rosi 3z RossEtt rather - singular euphony. Sini'i years ago there was tha firm of IIcNTi-u & PiiisxE-t in that city which could be roidilv m ido to real Hunt -for an l Fist-hat . Ilillsboro (0.) Gazette. 07-An old minister up town tha other day aska.l a worn in what could ba dona to induce her husband to attend church. 'I don't know,' she repli I. "unless you wera to put a pipe and jug of whisky in tha paw." I ... .. .1.. i f ii.- i i : Mf-government is the go! oi mr poiiticar. -1 , , , ., ,n . .u Z. :i ..'?... i ... . it.:,. :?. . i : i 'What makes you think so, child? Cos them ' " ' ' ' . . ' . - . ... . . I r.i..a..r ii i . r ii , f.,'.'h. got a tarn' big hole in 'em.' temple ba dastrovet, I w vu 1 not torsive i " a j (7 Confederate fl ig enpturod at Shiloh ' by Col. Jackson, has been forwarded tc Gov. Magoffin, who has placed it in tha Sir if ther must ba war let it ba against tha ha attempted onco they will not fail to the cread, nor would tha mighty principle ba buried in tha ruins. I love and would preserve tha temple, for beneath its ro if are gathered the treisures of holy pist associa tions; upon its hallowed walls arejnscribad th n am as o f patriots, from the North and inevitably ba, should the S)uth ba crmhel from the Smth. whosa blood has baen its - . T r-r ... i , i I T I ..... 1 1 : cemant. out ratner wonm i uvo ma ouj fabric crumbla to t'ua dust, thin see the spirit of despotism enshrined within its sicred precincts. I have eeen alrea ly the silent butlengthen shalow of absolutism creeping into thi3 sacral asylum. And whan th3 Exocutivo hand, for tho first time in our history, wa3 into tha Uuiou. Yon may bring the South to terms with your bayonet, but whau you havo done so, you will have m la a baud of air; a covenant whose seal will ba a military despotism; and to break it at tha first oppor tunity will be au aim and a purposa on the pari of the subdual saction. What thev placed State- Library. 'Gentlemen anl ladies, said tha show man, 'here yoa have th magnificent paint ing of Dan'iel in tha Lion'a Den. Daniel can ba easly distinguished from tha lion by the green cotton umbrella under hia arm.' 'The man who has raised a cabbaga head has done more good than all tho metaphy sics in the world,' said a stump orator at a meeting . 'Then' replied a wag, 'your mo ther ought to hare had tha premium.'