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SAINT MARY’S OAZEJTE*
IS FVELMUSD WIST THURSDAY BY i
WALTER THOMPSON.
Tkkmh or ScßScniinow.—f 2.00 per an*
BUM, to h€ paid within six Months. No
tabtcriptioti will be received for a short- ■
r period than six months, an d no paper
er.
Term? of Advertising.— per j
square for the first insertion, and 25
•bi. for every subsequent insertion.—
Eight lines or less constitute a square.—
If the number of insertions be not marked
On the advertisement, it will he publish
ed until forbid, and charged accord:ugly.
A liberal deduction made to those who
advertise by the year.
w rn it i"n—-——— ir ■ ■ \m i I
Governor Bradford's Reply to President
Lincoln-
The Difficulty & tureen the. State and the
Military Authorities.
State op Maryland, T
Executive Dbpabtmsmt. V
Asnaiolib. November 3, lAt3y
IJi* HxceUency, Abraham Lincoln,
President of the United States:
Sir—Yours of the 2d instant, in reply
to mine of the 31st ult,, reached me to-day
after I had already read it in the Balti
more papers of this morning. Yeur Ex
e*!leacy has in this respect the advantage
of me, for though followiug your example,
1 shall send a duplicate of this to the
Press, the probabilities are, looking to re
cent events, that the military authorities
will not allow its publication.
VTheu I wrote to you on Saturday last,
I had not teen able to procare a copy of
the military order in reference to the
eh ctiun, and acted merely on the rumors
of its character. When fsaw it, as 1 did
for the first time on Sunday. I found it
evt-a more objectionable than rumor had
re} resented it; and when 1 was shown on
riw eatti* day a copy of your letter to Mr ;
Swann, in which you trust there is ( *no
ja>t ground for the suspicion” ho had ex
prrsscd. and declaring that you felt
“mortified that there couW be a doubt;
upon this point of your (his) inquiry,” j
which point was a suggestion by Mr.!
Swann, “that the election about to take ;
place will be attended with undue interior-'
enoc on the part of persons claiming to!
represent the wishes of the Government,” |
1 rested satisfied that I should receive from
you a proinpt countermand of the order in
question.
It the sending out of one or mere regi
ments of soldiers, distributing them among
Several of the counties to attend their
f daces of election, in defisnde of the known
aw* ef the State prohibiting therr pre
setter; ordering military otfioers ami Pro
vost Marshals to arrest voters guilty, in
the opinion of *uch officers, of certain of-1
fences; and msrucing Judges of Elections!
with the jower of tho military arm in
ease this military order was not respected. '
is not an “undue interference” with th{
freedom of elections. I confess myself!
unable to imagine what it is. The pur-!
Cft of your Excellency’s remarks, hi your j
ter to me. is confined chi. Sy to a justi- 1
fication of the exclusion of disloyal voters i
Irom the pulls by meatnt of the admin istra- i
tion of an oath of allegiance. Without i
stopping to analyse the particular oath in
question, it may he sulfu ienl to .*y that j
this clause of the order is by far the least ;
objectionable of the three.
If any who were once citizens ef the
United States have been guilty of such
conduct as justly disfranchises them, let;
them take the consequences. I for one 1
have not interfered arid shall not interfere
to prevent it. But 1 insist that the Judges
whom the Citato has provided are the ex- 1
elusive judges of the question of such'
citizenship, and that they shall be allowed
to exercise their own judgment upon that
question, and i shall never c< ase to pro
test against any attempt of the military
power, in a loyal Mate, to control that
judgment—and especially against ill* use !
ot any threats tending‘to cm.-rco an obser
vance by these Judge* of any law which
such a power shall undertake *.o prescribe. ;
The first and third section of the • rdor 1
are the most remarkable items of ihe ar- J
bitmry authority it atnunies. The first |
places all persons sopposed to hare given '
“aid and comfort nr encouragement ' lui
persoiiH engaged i the rebellion, and
tnos* who “do not recognize their aiicgi- *
• ance to the United States,” at the mercy
ol a military ofuscr and Provost Marshal, |
and order* the latter to arrest them when
“approaching the polio. '* Ac., and the!
third clause iutuuaUe to the Judge* of
Election, in very unmistakable terms, the
dangers they incur in case they disobey
the military authority. These sworn n.fii
ccrs e>t the lam, have a new law prescribed '
to them in this military order, and fin* dis
obedlamee of which they are t. bo r ported ■
u “there headquarters,” and must ot I
course, tatc warning ot the com* quences I
that will ctuuu.
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I>KVOTET TO UTKUATURE.NEWS AOBXCl7£.n|HMbir> OENEHAI. INTELLIOKNCE.
LEONARD TOWN. Ml>..
I am aware that year Excellency has so
far modified the finwt of said suctions as to
substitute fer it a direction to these’Pro
vost Marshals “to prevent all disturbance
or violence about tkc polls.&c ; and
that, in speaking of the terms of the origi
nal ord-r, you will admit that “the** of
ficers being of necessity tin exclusive
judges* sui to who shill be arrested, the ;
provision is liable to abuse;’* but I sub
mit. with deference, that this
dfi*atiH-^iy-setieTc he WtfeT*
of some of the moH immoderate of its j
powers. :r still leaves these officers the ex
clusive judges of who aro guilty cf violence
►or dint ur bunco, and, of course, of wh* are 1
liable to arrest therefor, and leaves them,
consequently, the same opportunity tor a
similar abuse of power, the probability of
which you may the more readily estimate
when 1 inform you that several of them
are th uiselves candidates at die same
election fur some of our most i moor taut
* 0m *
t Sees.
You refer several times in ycur letter
to the Missouri case, ami to my approval
of year course therein, and seem to think
that tlie two Status are in the same con
dition, and have been ffvaied in like man
ner. Without pausing to compare their
conditions, or their respective liability to
violence at the pails, I propose to cdutrast
the proceedings which have severally ta
ken phn ein the two. You s*y, “My or
der in Missouri, which you approve, and
General Schchck’s oidcr here, reach pre
cisely the same end.”. The only scion o.’
yours in rvfercuo* to the Missouri case, of
which I have expressed approval, or ot
which I hare any knowledge, fe. u* nreh
tiußCtl in my letter to you, that “Jfedlos
ed in your letter f instruction* to lieu.
Schofield.” hearing dntc of the Ist ot Oc
tober lost; and wu-lh.vp tko instruct ions
contained in that lrt!er and Gen Schenk's
order “reached the Ri.ua* end, ’ ns y*u sup
pose. or net, th-’j certainly prspwol to
retch it by very different mean*.
To estimate correct h this difitnerce, we
must C'linparerhc course respectively taken
by the lfeps:rtni**wt Cnnissandcr* n the two
States. Gi tu-r.il Schofield, in hi* ord.-r of
the 2Sth of September. JSCS, and to which
I understand you to retur. when in your
letter to Li w, above m-utionc*!, you <.vm
mewee by ayEg: Under you* recent
order, whidv I have approved.’ An., lays
down tho fellnwinir a* the military law of
llifseuri an the subject cf el-cti*n.
“The right,” syK ho, “of tin* people
peaceably U assemble for all lawful pur
poßcs. and tlie ;lght freely t express their
will at the polls according to laic, arc es
sential to *i\il liberty. No ii.terfereuce
1 with the?-* rights, either by violence,
: threats, intimidation, or otherwise will be
tolerated ”
Agais, in tho sau:'* ord-r he Ray?:
“Any officer, soldier or civilian, who
shall attempt to intimidate any qualified
voter in the .bXerci*.! of hia right to vote,
or who shall attempt to prevent an}! quail -
Jxed voter ft ■( >Ol going to the polls or voting,
shall be punished by imprisonment *r
otherwise,” If these provisions arc
compared with the first and third sections
!of (ic-urr.il Schcook's order, the contrast.
rather than ihc similarity, will, I think.
| be striking.
In v**ur sain** letter to General Schofield,
i vou further ssv: “At elections, j*3e that
tho.-*-, asd only those, aro allowed lo vote
j u'ho are entitled lo do so by the. la ten
| tnuriP N"t only thus conceding to ir.o
i State law the right tc prevrrtbe tin- quali
fication of the voter, but enjoining upon the
| Military Commaadcr to sea th-t he be
' allowed IB ei-J -y that right.
Though your Kxrclier.er refers to the
diffcrenco in the quilification required of
i voters, in tin? two Stst-s. I can hardly
suppose, csnci-isllv in view of fh- unqual
ified and *u }; siic tenws in which you re
; cognize the control of the State laws, that
’ you mean to place that recognition upon
i the ground that you approve tho law* of
one State snd not of the other; and, b'sids,
J I think, we might be allowed son.® benefit
'of the eonri fetation that i Missouri they
have recently had a Constitutional Cc*nven
-1 tion, which enabled them to remodt* Hicir
law* on tho subject of the elective franchise
-♦-an opportunity we huve ot yet enjoyed,
and whi'h h ni’ccwtry for the purpose of
I such trodificaiif.n. though eiuh m-c'-ssitv
might possibly he dispensed with her’after,
in view of the new power which Military
* Commaudcrs claim to exercise in th prem-
I iss.
The conclusion of your Kxceliency's let
: fer makes an ullnsinn to past precedents in
Maryland, end is evidently• designed to
I make the point that I should be the last to
; complain of such an order, a* it i-. us you
’ say “preciselv what General Dix did ’
when 1 w.i elect' d (sovernor.
j If Mich was tho case, tbs proceeding nt
least due* not sem to have v -ry cf
-1 fective in rs!uc:ng the V4c of the State.
: 1 rcceiveH fifteen thoußand more vi:<?r
than the highest candidate at the I’rcsi
denti.il election the proceeding y-*ar. and
when a very largo vote was polled hi the
. State. But jour Excellency will. I think.
; fiad that no such *rdvr ss the prose it was
• ever issued by General IHx.
I It i*. be aides, of some importance to note
i the difference in tho condition of oui State
[bctwccß that time and Low. Uti j ri.s ct
floadition requires no comment; but, tbfit,]
I beg leave lo remind you, she was hwvor-]
iog u(ie th* brink of Sccetaioa. Uer l
legislators been arrested hat a iblertl
1 time before to prevent them p:m*icg au or-1
dinuttoe for that purposw, at*d at the elite-1
tion referred lo there was ld organi;ted|
S? ccirion Party, under the guise of a Poa<t
I’artyq with a nofitnated ticket in evafir|
county, and believed to be then
Under these circumstances, what wife Kite .
’ order issued by General Dlx ?
It was issued on the Ist November,
‘ ISGJ, and. refering to the authority vested
in mat *“* arrest all persona in rebeiliou \
j against the United States.” proceeded to 1
| direct th* arrest of persons appearing ai|
the polls, “known t* have been recently iu
j irgi-:ia best lug arc: a against lire author-,
|by aad force* of the Uuit**d Stales, and j
wiio Lave relumed to their former homes;
; with the view of taking part in the dcc-j
lino.” also of “other individual*, !
J lately residents of Maryland, who hare tee
engaged in similar acts of hostility, or ac- ;
I tiu'y engaged iu aiming aud abetting lau*e
iu anus.
Tlu': class of persoav to be arrested, it!
will be observed is much iuor<; Uisiinedy
marked than by the oruer of General
bcheuck, and there is consequently much
less margin fr mistake or abuse oi author- I
1 ity. N'-it only (, but the *rdor do-, s not j
2 seem lo have'applied to tSic proper rcti-,
' dents of the State, but oaly to returning •
, Kcbcfej and so far fro.n being “precisely,
what General Scbeuck.lias now directed, 'it I
not only contains no expression whicn can |
I • , * , i
iby any implication be tortured into u i
| menace of the Ju :ges of Elect fen, but prv- ■
, **ribc no oath of allegiance or any uiUcr
: oath to be tnkoo by nay one.
I fii.a no ailasiou ia your Excdlcney’s
letter to tiio fact adverted to iu mine, ihai
(no military intervynti-m or test oa-h was
ordered in either of ib* late important elec
[ tiun.i that have taken place in Pennsyl
vania and Ohio. Jlf your ExcePency can
not. an y-'!u nr, conli-iently rely erta upon
loyal men “wh yae election may hare de
pended upon disloyal v >tc*,” ayd therefore
cannot recognize the force of my suggest
j tfen that nearly all our candidate* J*nj
j loyal; it. is difficuft to see what’rvli ince you |
cuufe have repose 1 ia sue it a candidate an
Mr. Vallaniigham, and quit* as difficult
i for a* tv understand why such a discrim
tin j tion ha* been silowod against a istau?!
j .
i wSiosc citizens claim to be, if not a* Burner-’
on*, at least as loya!, a* those of any other. |
I hive tlu* houor to t *
ohe-Nent wervant,
| . A. W. BHABEORD. (
; THE Till BUNK’S ‘-CLOSE UP.” 1
The Tribune calls upon “the fruemei of
, our State about to deposit the b-diot*
, which eiouoby their verdict en tho political i
1 issues of the- day, to east a giauju South
ward to Baltimore and note the .'-igihii
oauce and the muial ot the speutaclo iimre .
pceacuted.' ,Vlo*t opportune. NVc echo j
tiie of T tic ’i ribane, and can,
’ 1 conceive no belter arguiw-jut to the Demo
cracy, to record th#ir verdict aguiast the
j dominant party than that gloomy “spec- j
Uclc” of a great city ot ttie XU'punlie,
! bound in Mural chain* and heqjio-* in the!
presence of Federal bayonets. Wo, too, i
’ ; call upon tho freemen of the State, to cast]
j a glance Southward to Baltimore, ami dwell i
with ail the luteimiry of their meutal vision I
; upon the condition of her cit.z -n-?. sitid
' freemen too, now stripped of timfe iibertie*
and restraiae* from tue exercise of the
privileges of citizenship, by a etvru and
* arrograLl military despotism. There is a
f latent sarcasm in our cotcinporarv’s invita
’ ' liui to t!ie voters of New York. It cannot
■ seriously menu to parade the pool, dumb, l
and pissivc Maryland as an oojest of poxi
: tical hcautitude to be envied aud emulated
i by she Empire Mate. It means mure like,
f osuiting in the sway of fanaticism, lo forc
fhad-iw the enalaveuieut that will suscecd
t 1 a Black llcpublie.-iH triumph, and to taunt
■ our ciu*MHs prematurely with a premoni
■ tiou of their doom. Wo too point to
’ Baltimore-, not as n exampic, Luc as a
: warning.
Tho Tribune says: “When the Uniou-
H ists of Ihc slave Mates those wha never
’ were Kepublb.-ins, bet Yotd io *OO for
, Bull, Jiivckiariilge or liongias—ceil you
' i that the Uuiou can only bt- saved by
■ eiuaucipation, way should you hu*i;at*T’
The people of Maryland hare not proclaim
. jediu thvor of euiaitcipatioa. Had iheir
i popular bectiui9nt the opportunity of ex
. prcssion, it wauiu denounce the policy.—-
, Maryland hs no vote; !*lic is antler a mili
i fury dictatorship, aud her soil swarms was
’ spies, info root's, and armed men. Toe
assemblage whoso hireling cheers respond
\ ed to Mr. Chase's declaration, th-u “Uni !i
. aud £xjiaucip*iiun arc henceforth oas uni
in.c{ xruble,” was composed of the r
< uiners of the Adialaistraiian—the syc>-
- phauts, the parasites, the pliant clients of
[ the Federal power. For sert?ral yearn
* i preceding the t*rcsi feathil election, the
. Uity of Bald more wis disgraced Ky the
s Ascendency cf an organization *f desperate
j men. The respectable community, miih
> out reference to parly diaducUmt, made an
if extraordinary e’fort, supported by the
t B- gislaturc of the State, aud redeemed the
c* .•\/ , .5/jpWp>at aoeipat:on leader*.
w.. The police force were '
'Flog lilies, until the dr* 1
ifcorowgnit reconstructed an I,
elements of
V ?. 5 %3-X Itilf'hMuaiaod. au i furnished
! fJT U& organist son of Ad
•g-fopfabric.. **<* pnp,d-
and Mter
fTie men who cheer so
lustily the Al*litio ded tinntiun* of Cab
inet orators', and who are indicated by Th -
Tribune as the people of Lahimore, and
models for tha freemen of New York.
Lot the chain* fall from Mary la id, and
1 her disenthralled people will soon refute
I tho charge tlni they approve the pernici
ous policy oI Eta::nci;Kiti<)n. The Tri
. bane's Ktutotu t.l of fuels iilasirutrs the ab
. suroity of its jojpe. “That is t.he ;iiy,” U ;
, says of Lull:spore, “which i:i ISO * gave
i nineteen thousand .md sixty-three votws fur
the pro-lsvny candidates f.r President,
: and only one thousand and eighty-three fur
i Lincoln, w'nilt the whole Stale gave Liti
-1 coin but twd thousand and ninety-tour
tot a to ninety thousand sis hundred and
! eight fur ti three pro-slavery anta
gonists.” Ar*i now tbo Tribune claim* j
mat the Statu and Cffy indorse the Aboil-;
lion doctrine. I* it nut patent to the com
monest utidersLndiiig that this exiraoidi-i
, nary revulsion of sentiment is an iuipossi
, biliiy- Hare the people of MuryLud, in
( the Space of thriii; years. passed from ahu'ijt
i unanimity, in a certain political direct.ou, .
|to an antipoucipi sentiment i Tliu iigures j
j quoted, when tak -n in connection with any j
: emancipation piajurity that may occur,
prove that arbitrary power Ins silenced;
. the popular Viicc, and that the people of
I .Marviand hade lust their elective fran-,
.7
: cuisc and are either politically dumb or'
onedient to’military dictation. —Seta York
Daily Ac tea.
- ■ ■ ■■■ ■ ■
, TUB NEW YORK'PRESS ON Till’.,
ELECTION.
From the Xcuc Yurk Tribune.
!
Let iuq then, ail agree iu lias as oae
| point set IS dir The people may or may wot I
! approve arbitrary arrests: they may or j
may not approve lae general conduct ui the 1
war for thu Union; tuey aiay ami aviy nut*
believe that, in order luut lac Union may !
be truly ami conclusively restored, slavery
i will bare to uie; and tm y certainly do hold
■ that tue Uni m i.iUA and shall be preserved,
j even though t* tittb euu it should he ueecs- i
| sary to hurl tbo feelings of traitors and i
I rebels, 'ihuy won’t intend to creep iu at
| ihe back dour of thu rctul Couic-aeruey;
i they don’t mean lo coax or buy the retain
of toe Nation’s prodigal sous: out they ilo
mean that the fcuerni Republic fouaueff by
j Washington aad las compatriots shun Lc
upheld, and that not a stupe nor star shall
he erased troui its banner. Let us, then,
consider inis point sullied, and caat about
lor the means of giving steady and curtain
effect to lbs public win. auu if any of the
Suites winch are now under the military
i power of the rebellion wjsb ter peaej, id
aietu he assured that it can only and at any
moment be scoured by to lac
| Cuualilutiou, laws and riguttul authorities
• el our common Country.
From the Herald.
| * ♦ La?t year the people pronounced
against that ruuieul abolition policy which
would make the restoration of the Union
dependent upon the extinction of Southern
Slavery. This year the people have as
decisively pronouuocd against the demoral
izing copperhead Uellon, which would pur
chase ptaoe at the price of u degrading and
Inwucua submission to Jeff. Luvis. '1 ho
people, adhering to ihe War lor the Union,
have rejected both these disturbing faction*,
i and it is the duly un i ihe oiny safe policy
! of the President to fallow these unniistaiia
! blc UianifcsUuuns of public opinion.
From, the Times.
The cnlighteued law-respecting public
apiuioii of the 6:atu —tbat element of soeie
| ty which carries moral power uilii it—has
. declaroii itself against the Governor and tor
the President with a preponderutice that
ought t*J cuui’oua I every decent man auMing
the Goveraor’sadherears. It is equivalent
to a solemn finding that he stands opposed
to the patriotic seuamenta and moral cou
vietions f the Ooiaiuoaweilrh. and he L>
durilcCt iu the day that tries men’s souiu.
From Tise At toe.
Now. men of ab*>iutc p'Jwer, you have
full sway, what Liessiug or whit eurv
have you in store for an enthralled
ple? Your wealth, duplicity and p wet
have cocqucrod the Nortli :t the lialbt-
Ls, let us sec if you have qua) fortune
j with tho armed South. Y’oa arc at the
I acme of your political strength, though
not of your aspirations. Next comes the
inevitable reaction, and with it the down
fall of the dynasty you ave raued upon
the ruins of constitutional liberty. Your
usurped authority is at its tei.nh; Letfce
‘arward your path is tho downward grade,
until you reach, tbo verge uf tue puuti*
( cal pratq iee, and topple over into im
; [totcncc and 01.-curiry.
4
ITHK LATE COMO&NDKR OV THfi >
ARJIV OF TUji CDMISERL.VND. ' |
TheN< Yurk (WrA lt:t, Imu' 1
remarks as follows, u the KlUhuuty uf a!
tJuiounaati correspondent, in refereuoo twj
Ueueiad iiooceraua views at the Admiuu- |
trutipn aud its policy :
Ilk wn ore ou intimate terms mil |
‘Ueii'-rnl ]U*sccrau’ deoiare that he is great
tkl. -I H** w.Wi
; wcCc.use lie considers the Southern aruiiec
iuviiiciolc, hut bveaese he bcliuVt* that th'
seceded Sia.es can never be brougkt back
,by the rigui.<ua poiicy which the Uovern
lxi-nt lihs adopted. tie has neVur taken
any p*rt ii the proceedings of Andrew
J diuMiti, thu .M.ntary tioveiuor->f i*en-
who na> adcoceucd in cuuvertittt; to
seceSM .*ll .*l people Who had Jfhy h'?o s of'
ids Union iiiiiiscd pcrlectiy di&in:eret- ;
j cd, he lovks with dt*guc upon tin; shame- '
ful li .iihc nliicU is going on under the. mask 1
*>l putnyli>m. Vv ucn he looks around
him ne sees incU liio'.’ed by ail sorts of mo
tives, mute or lessuoccut, except hun>r aini
luu love ot eoiiulry. Nome arc lighting
tr mu aiuhi'.iun, o'.aei** from avnrise; to the
latter the conquest f the country Hicaus
only pidagw and ehetp cotiou; the former
ime jealous ot their aiipcriotS and their'
; tqu...s, and are deiigliied with any reverse
: wmcti may uverixxc tUeui.
f'lof.uitdiy Uu'icsU and religious, Rttse
■ crans rcgaius thse spectacles with bitter!
avct*iou. His religious feelings l,ave*
grown upon h.m in } rop(rtiu: to the ex
, and intrigues vv. , ;' , ..ii he is impcirnt
iu prevcni; nun iu mvsi.oai hopes of another
j wo: Id ho scoXs relict ; ro.n the corruptions of •
' tiie present. Hu no longer fig;.is with tny I
; ardor, but simply Iruui a sense ot duly,!
cousidciiiig cadi victory a useless waste oi!
, u:uod. iic ns no coaffdeucu iu his s-uc- j
| ceases, cousiueiiiig that they are followed*
lj tiie iiUHijj ot buda of prey, whoso rapa
city maites hopeless the pacidealiou of the
country. * '* * * *■
All these details come to me from a per
son very dear to Losev rails, to whom the
I veilomi wrote tout tic saw in tfco deloat ot
I VJhtekaiaauga the huger ol Gmi.
j "** *”
Fori eat. Wharton arid v/heclar-
The cornifpondent of the Chicago Jour- |
i n-jl danes off the Confederate cavalry
leaders iu this style :
! “Ui Forres!, the men of Sirai/hi’s raid,
whose prisoners ti;ey were, have made
your readers familiar. A strange ming
ling of nmuil portions of CliotcrUvlu and
Caligula, ol generosity and hoar!lesii>>,
1 etvj lo have gone tu uiakfl him up. We
' have heard of tus giving money to penni
less prisoners with one hand, while he
i-obteu ua.ua by the acts of b:s subordi
nates, wild the other,
f “Of 1/heeler and Wharton, possibly
J.lhey may jiu>w less Tiie former is a
! graduate of West Fobit. and s> small in
stature a* to have worn the name of Point
Wheeler, a sharp way of intimating that,
'in uiib ease, physical humanity had been
i whitrli.-d nieraiie*iy dawn just next to
i •
nothing. CJuick oi diteiiect, affrib.e in
manner*, frank, and ailining of bearing,
1 he ia a good leader in a tad c:iii*e. Whar
lou i* a lawyer, of Houston, Texas, and
led trio famed Texan Hunger* before trea
’ j * >u grew- rampart, m.oy of wi; >rn *:iJl be-
I long to hi:? vommami—brave. d.i*hi ,g fel
| lows, n large number of them gradn ite.< of
N*‘fth--rM oib;jji*a, and, us 1 am assure*!
1 bv :u oiHeer v> bo>c fortune i. was t. be
1 > their pii-oner. kind ami e > .?tcou* f
11 lives, ami actually tieu*fF.g poetry,
1 geology, and the rj.issicrv while tiding like
1 ! iim u’Nbanter, with unsciacf before mid
Mitchell behind.
1 “it is you know, and I think the
1 criticism lias a grain of justice, that Milton
*; a humaniz d Ir.s head i.cvii in th<* diaboi
icai slate ticii a* U make us have a
• *f;iivw Leling’ for him, and di gut lied
him into a stares man, that Wehrter or
uughl hav- sat tor titn picture. Take
ftie passage and fry it. Now ati I bve
m #ay about i-Mirrot, Wharton and
W’liecl-r u>, that they niUAt beioug to tde
Miltonian fraternity of right jv-ntieuiaaly
’ 1 ort of dc’-iTs—don't you tlriak so /”
[ GENERAL MORGAN.
I Thu Muntgo.u'Ty D ili / Admileer nub
t ‘ I.slits the life and unitary achi**/u;enu of
i tliereuawuei General JoUti ii. M rgau,
• !i jw a prisiMicr, with head sSiatvd and pie
* 1 iid garments, in the penitentiary of Ohio.
lAn extract from the sir act; m question,
I which wu subjoin, rosapitulatmi a'i the
i grand expl- ii* f this Sotniiorw Paladin.—
; No man *t dia day can aec<i,plish more, if
• eu oiiK’h, a ni the summing up shows an
■ ! arraj of gl riotn df;-is In t never
surpassed • nuiwbcr and brilliancy. The
• writer says: •
Morgan a carocf m;‘j be sunied up with
; truth .S bellows: Ho h‘.j long t sixtf
i three bailies, and ha* lx>en successful ia
; fe.iy-seven; toik oO <>o?t pris<n. rs, killed
- 2l*,oiyu, an i destroyed worth
i of property, and taken stau.is of
r ouiatl arms, ami titty pieces of artillery,
- iLMhH* homes, ami traveled j miles,
* ,
, j ihe Ui'ite.i aurpiss a ifti.mg iu the
• aunaU **i history, and m? has cot ii-ni wi:h
- at :|;y Mows ov-*r 5 blll in u foe uu T y.
fiic/emmiU fJ> >th. * set hi.
I
A FRANK ADMISSION*.
Bair H great sncf
rtf, ami st Kushviile. U%* : • vw l ”
tag to the his Slroriln
Htfiaid; i %
“Now. bdys, wHrn ! alfc yrti a qiN*<*n
you ma*t md ha afraid to speitk right#owi
*nd aawficr me. Vi’bsii yQ tt I
M.l y|l |U.M f~l
“VeH, sir I’* showted a hundred voices.
“Well, whore will jour fathers be in
twenty years from now?
“Dcadl” shouted the hoys.
“That's right. Ami who will owa tha
props-rt v then ?"
“Us’boys:”
“Right. Now toll mo—did
in going the streets, notice the drun
kanis, lounging around the iu*lMn doors
waitieg for somebody t• > treat them?
“Yes, sir! lot# of them I”
Well, where will they be in twenty years
fraiu now >M
“Dead I”
“Ami who will bo the drunkards then V**
“PkbHg*r
Billy whs thunderstruck far a yioroorit;
but recover it.g himself, endea vorcli to toil
them how to escape such a file.
A “French Gen .'uihaxN Op*io*.—
A Paris corrt‘>po;ni 'ul.s’.atc# tint a 1 rcneli
nt lent an vrho o.uhc paas*uger in jh*
China, hsis visited Chattanooga, Chr;cs
t'sti and Rih thorn! .-miioo the driest of
ItosecrsnK. The accounts he brings ot
tf|.* general condition 01 things in the
1 Smith are exceedingly encouraging to the
| Hebei cause. He says Bragg's army “is
| the largest and finest body of mu in tbn
| world;” that “Charleston is impregnable.’’
land • Richmond jubilant” litis g‘t.-le
; man, Count , passed thr >agh N• w
i York, and ropvik*n* the people of Crdh
!am at “utterly biiti-l to disagree;, bio
; facts.” and iuy* that “they w.U Indiev s
I nothing that is no; favorable to the unholy
werk of subjugation”
The N-uw Comuuss. —1 he first •(>. ;
of ihe now Congress cmnp ihrt.i
l W'-eii* from next Monday, Ihe hrna'e
will hare a very large r*phlicaii niap.riiy.
The flours, according to tin* latest acc umts.
addini the M aryland members just elected,
•and conceding the entire Kentucky dclciri
j tion to the opposition, will sund. A<i
! ministration members I>7; opposition iiT
i A member is to b* elected in Delaware on
j Tuesday next. —/l o*tou Trovtlu r.
—•-#.
Good 9:ioonx —The color her re r of
t the Tenth Toodoebcw, (Irish.) having been
| shot down in the hat tie of (Jiiickamaag..
j the Colonel ordered one of the private*
i take the colors. Pat. who was loading t
j the time, replied: “By Sf. Patrick. t*d
■ ntiel, there’s r. much good shooting lose T
j haven’t r. minute's turn* to waste footing'
| with that thing.”
JjT “I Lire always teen n**ti.i-hfd,”
j said Mra. Smith, “at th< anxiety of young
! ladiesf*r beaux, htil I never pitied t i.*m; In
| more than when M : s Mountlh.iher* I *:t my
j school. Soviet*: h-r garioj toward the sk^,.
’ I asked her wtiai site w,.s i •j.iiii’ t< r .
I " 'That taau.’ ai.o said. ‘which **ld d*
I in Genesis, as Vi*'-* set in ilia cloud, I wi S
he’d coDie down.’ ”
I t
A Coax T.fu f>k Gekeksi. Hroi—Tl.v
Atlanta Conjet’a ura, ► ;•? • ’*• s--m
, General u;t.- jour our wed C“HVil>s *!.,
Xiixt <*t lihi i,O t.ngv.te who Si s f
) mains wiln iuni iioiuetli.itelv raided by mi!.*-
; scriplioi:, K*f t;e i.nr*.it..rc uf c.rli
i leg tor him.
'
An Harteru edit rls r ponsildefrr tic
following U'usrations f j<ireni!e piety :
Pray Gkl Llrps tkili r a>td nmilmr ;rd
; Arum. By jinks I serhhl ijoitk to
! got into bed before Mary doct-”
• What arc you drunk again
i No my <;e.-r. n*>t drunk, hut a Irtlo d:p
--< pery. The fact m, my deal*, pones ►*< un
| diui has’been rubbing u:v bnoi.< nit they .n •
j ivi frinooili u u pstu ol glass. ’
i fatlier I” ••xelaimed adel'cbt
!cd yimctfster, “I’ve ciphered tnri'
i dilbni. petition. *uiirsotioH t dim-wi
abomination, yi .'ti‘isatjon. baikieitm.’.’>n
i dumatiou, uitd ampniitiou ”
• I A wicked that ar c!i*?rch -
people ?-jioetimeßclai*p ihdr hainls so cl .■* •
ly l,i prayer time that issy arc unable t.. (;• ?.
■ ih-in wb.tn the eautribalion
! c-jiims round.
)
Tito twmbh-.r;• th*jrl*a fir ••hacket il idi
j a taoi often plus nli-oi hi* n't [ 9 vu Lie,
but it incrwxj*e* .he (juutl.tgraJien.
M viiigfnra i,aw trial—Courting* a cc
oud wife.
V rof. IL.lh-f. tie Weil-i.noun vei
tr.livj list ; i iHiuidj sneer, dieu \u Uuins*
I irg. i'a , ou JMi.k.. y.
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