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0111 WEEK Hi ROSS & ROSSER, Publishers. MAYSVILI.B, KY.- THURSDAY, APRIL, 14 1864, VOLUME 2 NUMBER 41 WE DOMhlB RATES OF ADVERTISING. A square is Twelve lines of this size type .-.-.I ia Knnt 1 nfl words of manuscript. .9 m S 0 B ' as P a CO -I CQ CQ CQ - " 1 Insertion ... $1.00 $1 .75 $2.50 $3.00 $6.00 $10 Insertions 1.50 2.50 8.50 4.00 8.00 15 3 Insertions 2.00 8.00 4.50 5.50 10.00 20 Pne Month 8.50 8.50 5.00 ' 6.50 15.00 25 Two Months 4.00 e.uu o.uu iv.vu Th.ee Months 5.00 7.50 10.00 12.50 25.00 85 fc:- ftl,- 1 F.niO.nO 12.50 15.00 35.00 60 One Year 10.0015.00 20.00 25.00 50.00 80 THE BULLETIN. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY BY Editors and Proprietors. .MAYSVILtE. APRIL 14 From the Saturday Evening Post. THE COLLEEN BAWN, Sweetly s".ngs the nightingale, Plaintive is the pibroch's will, Softly breathes the Switzer's flute, Tender sighs folia's lute; But softer, sweeter thanTthem oil, The Collecu Bawn's clear notes do fall. Brightly shine tha stars above, Softly beams tbo elance cf love; Diamonds glitter e'en at night; Dark eyes thrill with wild delight. But Colleen Bawn's soft eyes do shine With radiance that is all divine. Ravishing are Venus' charms; White as snow fair Juno's arms; Iris glows with rainbow light; Hebe blooms in beauty's might. But all these glories summed in one Adorn the lovely Collee Bawn. Ah, how these carter n lands are blessed, Where houris pport and take their rest; How happy is the soutb of France, Where coft eyes beam and light feet dancs. Butdazzliog, peerless, all alone, Our Colleen Bawn holds beauty's thrown. ROBERT OP LINCOLN. BY TI. CULLEK EBTANT. . Merrily swinging on triar and weed, Near to the nest of his little damo, Over the mountain-side or mead, Robert of Lincoln is telling his name: Bob o'-link, bob-o'-link, Spink, spaik,rpink; Knag and safe is that nest cf ours, Hidden among the summer flowers, Chce, cbee, chee. Robert Lincoln is gaily dreal, Wearing a bright black weddingcoat; White are his shoulders and whito his crest, Iiear him call his worry note, Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link, Spiuk, ppank, fcpink; Look what a nice new coat is mine, Sure there wa never a bird so fine. Chce, chec, chee. Robert Lincoln's Quaker wife, Pretty and quiet, with plain brown wings, Passing at home a patient life, Broods In the grass while her husband dings; Bub-o'-link, bob-o'-lirk, Spink, spank, spink; Brood kind creuture you heed not fear, Thieves and robbers whilo I am here. Chee, choe, chee. Modest and shy as a nun is she; One weak chirp is her only note. Braggart and prince of braggarts' is he Pouring boasts from his little throat. Bob-o'-link, bob o'-link, Spiuk, pank, spink; Never was I afraid of man, Catch me cowardly knaves, if yon can. Choc, chee, chce. Six white eggs oh a bed of hay, Flecked with purple a pretty sight, There as the mother sits all day, Robert is singing with all his might Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link, Spink, pank, spink; . Nico good wife, that never goes out, Keeping house while I frolic about. Chee, chee, chee, Boon as the littie ones chip the shell, Six wide mouths arc open for food; .Robert of Lincoln bestirs him well, . Gathering seeds for the hungry brood. . Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link, Spiuk, spunk, spink; This new life is likely to be Hard for a gay young fellow like me. Chee, chee, chee. Robert cf Lincoln at length is mado Sober with work and silent with care; Off is hw holiday garment laid, Half forgotten that merry air. Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link, Spink, spauh, spink, Nobody knows but my mate and I Where out nest and onr nestlings lie. Cbee, cbee, chee. Slimmer wanes, the children are grown; Fun an 1 frolic he no more knows; Robert of Lincoln's a humdrum drone; Off ho flies, aDd we sing as he goes, Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link. ' ' Spink, srank, spink; When you can pipe that merry old strain, Robert of Lincoln come back again. Cbee, chee, chee. A gentleman whose acquaintance we had the pleasure of making in London, a few years ago, asks, "what will your children think when they come to read the history of voar country tinder the Administration of 'Mr. Lincoln?" They will think they ara reading the history of highwaymen. We it ; Chetttr (Pa.) Jeffersonian. f From the West Chester (Pa.) Jefferson ian. The Condition St Prospects of the South. Tubes Months is tueSoothkrn States: April June, 1S68. by Lieutenant-Colonel Freemautle, of the British Coldstream Guards. The author of this book, a Lient. Colonel in the Coldstream Guards, one of the most celebrated regiments in the English army, has done tho public, both of Europe and America, a great service. He has written what bsars the evidence of being a truthful book. In a three months' journey through every part of the South, he wrote from day to day, what he saw and heard from the officers and soldiers of the army, from gen tlemen of official station, and from private citizens, and the ladies. Nothing ia ex tenuated, and naught seems set down in malice. To those who wish to get at the truth in regard to the temper and condition, and prospect of the southern people, in the midst of the inhuman war which is waged upon them by the Abolitionists, this book will be most welcome. Col. Freemantle landed n Texas in April 1863. lie thinks the Texans a rough wild, houest people, liv ing in a country '-where every white man is as good as another, (by theory,) and every white female is, by courtesy a lady, there is only one class." 1 his remark, which every well informed gentleman knows to bs true, is a very handsome refutation of the false hood with which the Abolitionists have in doctrinated their dupes in the North, that the social condition of the non-wealthy white people is deplorable in the South. It is cot so. There the social ban is upon color. If the white man is as poor as Lazarus, If he is, at the same time, a de cent, well-behaved citizen, he is invariably treated with the respect due a respectable member of society, ihereisno such nar row and odious distinction between a rich and a-poor white man in the South, as there is in the North. Our author's description of the personnel of the hero of San J acinto is brief, but unique: ' In appearance be is a tall, handsome old man, much given to chewing tobacco, and blowing his nose with his fingers." At this time Gen. Banks was progressing with bis invasion of the State of iexas. Col. i reemantle says: "Backs himself is much despised as a soldier, and is always called by the Con federates Mr. Commissary Banks, on ac- couut of tho efficient manner in which be performed the duties of that office for 'Stone wall' Jackson in Virginia. The officer who is supposed really to command the advan cing Federals is-Weitzel; and he is ac knowledged bv all to ba an able man ana a good soldier." This seems to confirm what we have be fore heard hinted, that even Lincoln had men "a poor opinion of Banks's military skill that he is onlj kept as an automaton at the head of his army as a political geueral. This may explain the sudden btart he has taken to play over again the role ot Ben Butler in Louisiana. Finding that after three years he has male no mark as a military man, be plunges into thepaths of despotism, determine J to make hismark as a tyrant, if he cannot as a general. Col. Freemantle gives a picture of the condition of the "slaves" in Texas, wnich will astonish those who know nothing of the matter except from northern books and newspapers. He says: "The General (Scurry) took me out for a drive in his ambulance, and Isaw innumer able negroes and negresses parading about the streets in the moit outrageously grand costumes silks, satins, crinolines, bats with feathers, laces, mantles, &c, forming an ab surd contrast to the simple dresses of their mistresses. Many were driving about in their master's carriages, or ridiDg on horses, which were often lent to them on Sunday afternoons; all seemed intensely happy and satisfied with themselves." Any gentleman who has ever been South will at once recognize this as a true picture of the general condition of the "slaves." It may almost be said that until a man has beeu in the South he has Dever seen a truly happy negro. (Ja his way from Texas to Louisiana the Col. met with a number of deserters from Grant's army. lie says: "There were forty or fifty Yankee desert era here from the army besieging Vicksburg. These Yankee deserters, on being asked their reasons for deserting, generally re plied: 'Our Government has brokon faith with us. We eiilisted to fight for the Uo ion7 and not to liberate the G d d -d nig gers." At Monroe our author had a talk with a number of "slaves" who bad fled in great terror from Harrisonburg, when an army at tacked that place. "Shortly after day light a number of negroes-arrived from Harrisonburg, and they described the fight as still goiDg on; they said they were 'dreadful skeered,' and one of them told me be would 'rather be a slave to his n. aster all his life than a white man and a soldier.' All spoke of the Yankees with great detestation, and expressed wishes tc have nothing to do with such 'bad peo ple.' " Col. Freemantle visited Jackson, the capitol cf Mississippi, a short time after Gen. Grant vacated that city. The des cription be gives of the conduct of that offi cer is of a character that will make his cheeks burn, we think, if he ever reads it. lie says: "All the numerous factories have been burnt down by General Grant, who was, of course justified in so doing; but during the Short space of thirty-six hours in which Gen. Grant occupied this city, his troops bad wantonly pillaged nearly all the private houses. They bad gutted all the stores, and destroyed what tbey could not carry away. All this must have been done under the very eyes of General Graat, whose name was in the book at the Bowmont House Ho tel. I saw the mins of the Roman Catholic Church, the priest's house, together with many other buildings, which could In no way be identified with the Confederate Government. The whole town was a mis erable wreck. Nothing could exceed the intense hatred and fury wilb which its ex cited citizsns spoke of the outrages they had undergone of their desire for bloody re venge. I bad previously heard the Jack onians spoken of as not particularly zealous for the war. Heaven knows Gen. Grant had now converted them into good and earnest rebels." ' The author was entertained by General Johnston, and gives some Interesting inci dents, showing the deep hatred which Mr. Lincoln has driven Into the; minds and hearts of the southern people: "Whilst seated around ths camp fire in the evening, one of the officers remarked to me, 'I can assure you. Colonel, that nine out of ten in the South would sooner become subjects of Queen Victoria than return to the Union.' 'Nine out of ten!' said General Johnston, 'ninety -nine out of a hundred.' But the compliment was rather spoiled when some one else said they would prefer to serve under the Emperor of the French or the Emperor of Japan, to returning to the dominion of Uncle Abe; and it was still more damaged when another alluded in an under tone to the infernal regions as a more agreeable alternative than re-union with the Yankees." Col, Freemantle gives the following ac count of the character and discipline of the southern soldiers; "After having lived with the veterans of Bragg and Lee, I was able to form a still higher estimate of the Confederate soldiers. Their obedience and forbearance in success, theirdiscipline under disaster, their patience under suffering, under hardships, or when wounded, and their boundless devotion to their country, under all circumstances, are beyond all praise." The forbearance of the soldiers of success is doe almost entirely to their Generals Our soldiers were the same under McClellan. If uuder Hooker, Pope, Burnside and Grant, they have committed these excesses, which Geo. McClellan in one of his orders des cribes as being so fatal to the discipline and honor of a soldier, the disgrace should be charged to the commanding officer, who en courages or permits marauding and plunder. In illustration of the spirit of hatred which this war has driven into and through the mind of the South, the author mentions having heard Geo. Maury' soliloquizing over our flag in the following strain: "Well, I never should have believed that I could have lived to see the day in which to detest that old Sag." It was, indeed, a sad reflec tion, for Gen. Maury and the southern peo ple were all devoted to that old flag, when a powerful party here in the North were, in the language of the Tribune, denouncing it as a "polluted rag," and 'a flaunting lie." At Mobile, Col. Freemantle saw more of the horror with which the negroes regard the northern army: "1 overheard two negroes discusiing af fairs in general; they were deploring the war, and expressing their hatred of the Yankees for bringing 'sufferment on us as well as our masters.' ISotn ot tbese had evidently a great aversion to being 'run off,' as Ihey call ed it. One of them wore his master's sword, of which he was very proud, and he strutted about in a most amusing and consequential manner." How many of theBe poor creatures have been "run off" into miseries that will be un told until that dread day when tbese wretches will stand before a tribunal from which there will be no appeal! We have, in this book, an interesting ac count of the author's interview with Mr. Benjamin, the Secretary of State of the Coo fade racy, which may, we suppose, be taken as a fair specimen of the spirit of sentiment of the southern people in relation to the charge of being rebels: "He said the Confederates were more amused than annoyed at the term 'rebel,' which was so constantly applied to them; but be only wished mildly to remark, that in order to be a -rebel,' a person must rebel against some one who has a right to govern him; and he thought it would be very diffi cult to discover such a right as existing in the northern over the southern States. In order to prepare a treaty of peace, be said, 'it would only be necessary to' write on a blank sheet of paper the words self -government. Let the Yankees accord that, and they might fill np the paper in any manner they chose. We don't want any State that doesn't waat us; but we only wish that each State should decide fairly upon its own des tiny. All we are struggling for is to be let alone." What a contrast is this to the swagger, bravado, and ill-mannered violence of one of our republican politicians! The language of Mr.- Benjamin is that of n man who is both sincere and m earnest, from the high est motives that stir the pride and honor of mankind. Listen to the coarse and impu dent language of a Republican Senator, or member of Congiess, compared with the calm and gentlemanly tone which Colonel Freemantle declares to be the habitual tem per and style of the Southern people 1 The very indecency of the manner of the Re publican politicians rn proof that they know themselves to be in the wring. In relation to retaliation for the outrages commited up on the familiea and private property of the Southern people, our author- beard General Longstreet say, "although it might be fair and just retaliation to apply the torch, (in Pennsylvania,) yet doing so would demoral ize the army, and ruin its cow excellent discipline. Private property is therefore to rigidly protected." And this good order was rigidly enforced when the Confederates came into Penn sylvania. (Jo I. Freemantle says: "I went into Chambersburg again, and witnessed the singular good behavior of the troops towards the citixeos. To any one who has seen, as I have, the ravages of the northern troops in southern towns, this for bearance seems most commendable and sur prising." ' - He thinks the Pennsylvanlans In the neighborhood of Chambersburg are a queer people. He says: "They openly state that they don't care which side wins, provided they are left alene. They abuse Lioooln tremendously." This kind of indifference, Col. Freemantle did not understand; but it is easily explain edthe unimaginative temper and strong common sense of the. Pennsylvania Dutch in that region teach them that the"war is for negroes and not for white men; they being white men cannot sympathize with such a war. ut the nnal results of this bloody strife, the author says ha never found a sin gle man in doubt in all his journey, over every part of the South: - "All are prepared to undergo still greater sacrifices they contemplate and prepare to receive greater reverses, which it is impos sible to avert. Tbey look to a successful termination of the war as certain, although few are sanguine enough to fix a speedy date for it and nearly all bargain for its last ing as long as Lincoln's Presidency. Al though I have always been with the .Con federates in the time of their misfortunes, yet I never heard any person use a despond ing word as to the result of the struggle." Col. Freemantlo'a book effectually dis poses of the innumerable falsehoods "the government has been sending over the wires for three years, in relation to demoralization and insubordination in the Southern army. He says: - - "I have lived in bivouacs with all the Southern armies: which are as distinct from one another as the British is from the Aus trian, and I have never once seen an instance of insubordination." In like manner he refutes the legion of lies we have had from the government tele graph about cruelty to the northern prison ers ot war. lie says: "I never saw a Federal prisoner of war ill-treated or insulted in any way. although I have travelled hundreds of miles in their company." - The conclusion this impartial and disin terested observer comes to after visiting every part of the South,-is that tbd North is engaged in a hopeless effort at subjuga tion. He sayst "This war is essentially a war of con quest. If ever a nation did wage such a war, tnextortb is now engaged with a determina tion worthy of a more hopeful cause, in en deavoring to conquer the South but the moro I think of all that I have see in the Confederate States of the devotion of the whole population, the more I feel inclined to say with Gen. Polk: 'How can you sub jugate a people like this?' and even sup posing mat tneir extermination were a feasi ble plan. I never can believe that in the Nineteenth Centnry, the civilized world will be condemned to witness the destruction of such a gallant race." This is the last sentence of Col. FVeenian ties most interesting book. We envy not the man who has such a bad heart that he does not say amen to the closing lines. The man that wishes to see that people ex terminated, or subjugated even, is himself, at least, a villain. The day for calling hard things by soft names is past. It is too late to tamper any longer with the atrocious despotism that tramples tha States and the Constitution under the same hoof of lawless power. The conclusion of Col. Freemantle will be the verdict of the civilized world. We are in the wrong even more so if possible, than Russia is in its bloody despotism over the gallant Poles. We are making for oar selves a came which will be, and ought to be, despised by the friends of justice and liberty all over the world! The day shall come when our own sons shall despise us when a new and wiser generation, shall say that we were mad! "I Ah Glad to See You." There are more lies contained in these few words than in all the written speeches of a law.shop, and yet the expeeslon is on the tip end of al most every one's tongue. Tdkean instance: The Madam has pickles or sausages to make, and is up to her ears rn pots and keU lies, when Mrs. Somebody enters with her six little ones all dressed as neatly as if they had been for six months imprison in a bandbox. "Bless me, I'm extremely glad to see you." It's a whaper; it's a down right lio. In her heart she wishes her and all her brood to the we liked to said it. When we hear a person say, "Do call again and see me," it sounds so much like "Jane show the gentlemen the way out." There ii no such thing as politeness. To' be what the world terms "polite," we must necessarily be. a hypocrite. The true char acteristic of sincerity is bluntness, and a sincere man will never have the back ache. Core fob Bronchitis. One of onr clev erest and most reliable friends, says the Holly Spring Herald, informs us that com mon mullen leaves, smoked in a new pipe one in which tobacco had never been used is a sure and certain cure for bron chitis. The remedy issimple and innocent and within the reach of all, and we ean cer tainly discover no harm likely to arise from: a trial. Old Abe's account with the United States may be thus stated: A. Lincoln to United Statei, debtor. To 550,000 white men killed. To 150.000 maimed for life. ; To 300.000 widows. To 800,000 orphans. To a devastated and ruined conntiy. To loss of national honor. To destruction of $2,000,000,000 of pro perty. To $,000,000,000 of debt. Credit. By 100,000 free negroes Mr. Lincoln will be called to settle this account, and square np all these outstanding matters next No venrber. Day-Book. Some little time since, Gen. Butler issued an order giviDg on Casinnt Bohn exclusive right to sell magazines, newspapers, Sep., in his department. The Constitutioual Union, of Washington, says, "We know that Gen. Butler receive from Cast nni the aura of one thousand dollars par month for this order." Poor Butler is in straights to make money where he is now. In New Orleans he could make it by millions, but now he is reduced to the mortifying necessity of tearing the sum of $12,000 a year from the soldiers sxa tariff on their newspapers. Day-Book. Nothing has been heard lately from Geo. Batter's dog campaign. Fears are- enter tained: that it has miscarried- . Negro Troops. From tho Richmond Sentinel, March 15. The recruiting officers of Mr. Lincoln's Government have shown considerable ac tivity in compelling orpursuading to enter ms army, the negroes who nave been so un fortunate as to fall Into his power. When we consider toe pnuantnropic pretenses un der which Abolitionism so long assailed and finally destroyed the peace of the coun try, it is impossible to suppress the feelings of disgust and contempt which this treat ment of the negroes inspires. To the miserable victims it is in the last degree treacherous, inhuman and base a fit commentary, however, on that hypocri cy which Abolitionism for years has been acting before the world. . Boasting of twenty millions of whites to our five, they yet stoop to do what no pressure of the war ha3 ex torted from us; and calling on Africa to save them, they thrust the poor negroes in the front rank of the battle and drive them to the slaughter with fixed bayonets Tbese negroes thus made into soldiers in order to fight the battles of Massachusetts, have been pushed into the fight on various fields. -Everywhere they have been liter ally slaughtered. At Port Hudson, at Bat tery Wagner, at Ocean Pond, they were thus driven to the massacre by the pale faced cowards who sheltered behind them. We may expeot to meet them in other pla ces. Butler, as befits his fame, exhibits es pecial zeal in this outrage upon both white and black He has his negro horsemen and his negro footmen, and he has marched some of his black fegimeots into Suffolk, and pointed others against Richmon d. Oar soldiers will confront them daring the sum mer campaign. How shall we treat these negro soldiers? We thinktt should not be forgotten that naany of them were forced into their pres ent positions. They were conscribed and mustered in at the point of bayonet. Oth ers, if not put in by violence, yielded to ap pliances scarcely less cumpulsory. We think that as to all these we should Induce desertion by keeping for them an open door. A negro who will throw down the asms which have been placed in his bands, when ever he has an opportunity, and who comes to our lines for protection, should be re ceived with that humanity which the poor Africans finds only in the Confederate States. We should let it be known among them that all such, so escaping to our line?, will be received with kindness. As to those found in battle, there is no choice left us, and the Yankees know it when they drive them upon their fate. We reed make Ao more proclamations; we need announce no purposes; The ne groes know that when found with arms in their hands against their masters, they and their leaders forfeit their lives to the jaws. The necessity is as great as that which sends a murderer to the gallows, and it is a ne cessity which war does not suspend, but renders more imparative and urgent. Our social system is the same that it was. Lincoln's proclamations effect it no more than a decree of the czar, save that they suggest greater vigilance and more unben ded sternness. The enemy is making sol dier's of our negroes, put them under sen tence of death. They do it knowingly and wilfully, and on them will be their blood. These negro troops have been of but little avail thus far, they will be of less when it is fully known among them with what advan tage they may avoid battle and return to their duty to' ther masters, and what fate they will reap if they continue in their crimes. The Dahlgreen Order. From! the Philadelphia Age. As yet we have no further official light on this dark subject no word of avowal or disavowal from the Administration no bint whether this poor, maimed boy, for such he was, was sent on his errand of ad venture with this program e of murder and arson, or not; or whether it was his own recklessness that prompted it. We see ed itorial, and we have heard faint feminine denials of the genuiness of the document, but the public has a right to' something more authoritative. If Secretary Stanton, alike careless of the reputation of the Ad ministration of which he forms part, and of bis soldiers, scorns to say a word, let the Committee on the conduct of the War for a moment tarn aside from Its work defaming living brave men, to do a little justice to a dead one. Let us known the truth. It will the better prepare us for the investi gation which it appears the Confederate authorities are making of this subject. On the hypothesis to which we now Reluctantly incline, that the document is genuine, and putting aside all questions of blood-guiltiness, can any one fail to be struck' with the folly, the absot ate insanity, of such an act, and of the 'military authorities entrusting such a duty to efo very young, and however brave, so inconsiderate a man who would ride into the enemy's lines the very 'val ley of death' with such a docnmenl rrpon his person. Its discovery is more likely to unite and animate the South than anything yet done. ' ' Masohbt. Masonry Is older than letters Brand's Encyclopedia of Science, Litera ture and Art, says, "that from Egypt were derived the principal mysteries, and that It was in darkness of subterranean apart ments that those initiations' had birth, in which secrecy was the first law. According tor Plutarch, the 8phynxes with which the entrances of their temples were decoraiea signified that Egyptian mythology was mys terious and emblematic In these temples the line and aquare was never abandoned, they had no circular monument, and their temples were covered with symbolic char acters. Thus has MasoDry seen thejotro--dnctioa of letters, the discovery of the arts and .c:enc.s..nd the spread o th Christ ian religion? it has witnessed the me and fall of all the old nations of the earth, sur vived the darkoeas and turmoil of the mid dle ages, and bow stands a wonder ef the world. , .. Wet' is' a blade of grass like a note at hand? Because it is matured by falling daa.- LFrom the Hamilton (Ohio) True Telejfraph. ; Whfa't b)a's: Been Gained by the War. '"" - About seven hundred thousand m'eh'have? been sacrificed and some forir thousand' millions of dollars have been spent upon the' Abolitien idea of restoring ; the Union. ' Wh has been a"ccomplis-W by all this? ; Has a State or a country been brought back -into theUnion? nas there been a single ' consent to the Union cause; in any of the; seceded, states? We have never heard, of one. On the other hand, the war has ad den tens of thousands to the" Davis Gov-' ernment in all of the southern states. By glance at the map it will be seen that ' the Federal force? have only penetrated' vnese portions or tne enemies territory which are traversed bv nava?ab'la rivers and Rail-roads. In point of fact, the InteHor of the. so-1 called Confederate States have , not been" reached by the armies of tha North, audi odr humble opihion is, never will be per-i maehtly held by our armies'. . - If the South is to be Bubjugatpd and!1 held as conquered prisoners after the . plan of Suraner& Co., you must have a guard a6 every man's door in all the BnBrlil atata and have a Provost Marshals office at every ' cross-road. This will take more than el' million of men for the next ten years. Ths) people of the North have yet td learn that. the pen of the compromise man will yield st greater influence in this strd?si than thd sword of the warrior. We have a ruler who has tried to su bid- gate ten thinly populated States by over whelming their borders with the male fight' ing population of twentv- four rxDnlon States. The three first years of his Admin istration he .has spent in testing this delu sive idea. In bis mad effort to accomplish. tnis, be has swept from the face of the earts nearly one half of bis fighting population! and will nigh destroy the constitution and laws which he pretends the war is id pro-- tecri Had he red carefriily the history 6t hit counterpart a fool who lived mant centu ries ago who like himself thought be could overrun thesmall state of Greece, by throw ing, into their teritory two millions of irierl and met a similar fate which ndw awaits' our Republican Statesman; One Leonidus. with three hundred spar tins, met the two millions of persons at si narrow pass called Slyrmapoly, and check ed thera to such a degree that they became' hisheartened., and demoralized that they accomplished but little afterwards: Lincoln unlike Xerxes has had good) men; to fiht his cause gallant men, young, men; we may say, flower of the .nation. But .in one respect Lincoln and Xerres are alike; they both allowed thieves, rader, siittlers; contractors, lottery men, gamblers, speca- . lators, stsck jobbers and all manner of cor rupt men to follow in the wake of their ar mies. Such a system, would d is troy any army or any nation. . Xerxes failed to con quer the states of Greece, and our Xerxes will fail ta conquer the seceded states. Wei ought to have another Plutarch to compare the lives of Xerxes and Lincoln. When the American people became anx iouus to have theUnion restored, let thenf delegate the old Democratic party to do it by placing the power in their bands. Tnat party which gave birth to the Union in 17 87 is the only party which con save it now. Unionism and Block Republicanism, are' two words so diametrically opposed td each other, that they should not be B'poken of tha same day. Northern Supplies iroit the South.---"There is littie doubt that immense quan tities of such articles as the rebel army has"" needed must have been supplied to them' from the United States, and payment receiv ed in cotton, very large quantites of which are known to have been - received within" our lines' in the South-west in accordance with this arrangement." V. Y. Timet; If husband and wife are fast, there is dan ger in their casefas in that of a' fait team,' that the codpliDg1 will break. One day. it is said, a distinguished New York official was at Washington, and In ta interview with Lincoln, introduced the ques tion of emancipation. 'Well, you see,' laid Mr. Lincoln, 'we've got to be mighty cautl-. ous how we manage the negro question. If we're not, we shalba like the barber out In,' Illinois, who was shaving a fellow with a batohet face and lantern jaw's like mine.' The barber put his finger In his custcniar's. mouth, to make his cheek stick out but' whhile Shaving away he cat through the fellow's cheek and cut his own finger. If.' we don't play smart about the negro, we shall do as the barber did.' EichrhoTid Iri guirer. . -., ; .... SlMPMCiTT IK LANGUAOB.--.Blg wordV are great favorites with people of small Ideas? and weak conception- They are' often em ployed by men of mind when they wish ta' conceal fneif tbotrghts. As a general thing," illiterate and half-educated persons use' more big words than, persons of thorough , education. It is a very common but very egreirous mistake to' suppose that , long words are more genteel than short cpi; jaaf as the same class of people imatf?' thwf hih colors and flashy figures improve thef style of dress. - They are the kind of poo-, pie who don't begin,- but alwayt com meT3oe.J they don't live, but 'reside? they" don't go to bed, but mysteriously retire,' tbey don't eat and drink, but ''partake" of refreshments;' they are never tick, but 'eXf. trercely indisposed,' and inalead of.djioj at last, thsy 'deeease. The chief slraDgta of the English language ia In the 6bort words mostly monosylablea of SaoCon deri vation and" people who- are ia-earnest sel dom use. any other.. -Love, hate, anger, grief, jby, express themnelves'ia short word, and direct aaaWooeei-wuUe-eanniog- falae hobda and affectionate delight in what Horace ealk vS-bum aeuipeda!i&wtx& a1 foot tbd a half long-' - An exchange says "Lincoln hat received' the eridorsment of1h--Ktta-:Ualltt;6f Baltimore. That la tight, for he i" to Ufty plug himself. V i t' f i i n