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Ore of*, -Art.
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-USQUEGANNA COUNTY., 'PENNA.
SCRAPS FO& 70ITTH.
lean Newton. . - .' •
Sir tsi,:ic Newton was one of the wi.:'
est and cleverest men that England has
ever produced. lie was born at Wools
thrope, near Grantham, Lineohishire.
At twelve years of age he was placed by,
hIS mother-in the Granimar School at
'where at first 110 was very in
attentive, but afterwards_ rose :to be head
of the 'school. The time which, other
boys spent'in pl-ay,lsiMa occupied in mak
ing variouslittle machines and..contiivan
ces' such as:models of windmills, k!,arriag
eS,&c.. in which he showed *great skill.
lie tried to understand all , that came be
fore him, made sun-dials, and . tried vari
ous _eSperiments in ( science:
. AC lifteeiryears of age he went home a
gain, as it was , intended to ' Make him a
farmer4but instead of-looking alier sheep
and cattle, Isaac spent his, time in reading
and studying.. Beiiig found by his 'uncle
•Workqir u out a mathematic:ll problem 'un-.
der, a ; hedge, he was wisely sent hack to
School, and • from there .to . Cambridge,
Where he - made those great di,coVeries
which have rendered his naive' famous.
- Ile used to say that he had made thein by
"patient thinking".,. Young friends; let
this be the lesson we all learn from Sir.
Isaac Newton—Patient hinking is the sure
Road to Knowledge.'
HOw Rain is Formed.
If we stand' near t a railway engine
When the steam-is raPidly - e.scapi6g-a tine
small .rain May annoy us. A few. mo
ments beforl, that fine rain was vapor,.
hot and . in i the boiler; but hay
eseaped froth its_burning prison of i
ron, it is converted , into rah by, the cold
air. Iu like manner' cloud- vapor -is 'Con
densed or formed into rain. The': little'
-particles cOtribine'by mutual attraction as
! they fall - , and thus they . form drops, -and!
the larger the drops are-the heavier they
-are, and the
_mere rapidly they fall to
the eir s t h. •
Hilly lands are more subject to rain.
than wide, pliiitiS, - becatve the air, in iiass
iing over the hills, rises to higher and cold
or regions, in which the vapor is doudens- .
ed. 'Snow is formed by, the vapor being
frozen in the state of cloud before it is
formed into drolis, and hail by , the -drops
being frozen after they are fully formed.
,Rail is frozen more rapidly tban'snow,
and by the'rain-drops passing. quickly in
to very cold iiurrents-Of air. Hail often
I appears during thunder storms, which is
-1 a matter of great- wonder
,to many, but
1 it is owing to the explo,sionsof electricity, :
causing very rapid changes in the tem
perature in. ; the - cloud reaions.. It has
sot - betimes been so large , during' an elec-
trje storm ,. as -to oi m heavy pieces of. ice,
which have done , much _damage as they
fell. How strange 'these things appear
sometimes to the younn., - but 111 can read
ily'understanii, them if they will study, in
vestig,ate and think. , . ,
A young lad,, whom we will call :John
by, wrote to his father not longsince for
leave to . join acavalry company,. , then he
ing formed -in a neighboring...loll n. lle
was a mere boy, baldly old enough "to en,
ter the linked . States' servicet; but:his
young heart 'vas fired with true patriot.'
istp, and he was quite anxious to march
torthe :defense' of, his country. His re
quest, for good reasons, was not granted;
but We:are quite sure if Johnny had been
permitted to go to, the.- war, he . would
havonade a brave • soldier; : for - he is a
brave boy and never flinches from duty.
His Mother, said he- .4'ould, if a soldier,
dnaive • a true Pree ; and 'never hesitate if
uty required, to march-straight up to the
canuon'A mouth, and we believe he would:
• Otte.littie incident in his . early •boyhoe.d
will exhibit:somehing' of hisspirit.. ...•
His father; .wishing to get rid of a tree
:which steed .upon- his grounds, first re
moved the,earth from around . the :roots,
and then, not being able - .; to_sway it .over
so. as Ming it to the ground, desired
Johnny to Omit up: into the top of the.
tree And assist him by his - weight; in bring
ing it. to the -ground.':,'For; a 'moment
Johnny hesitated, - and then did as bis.
fathtir desired ? , • •
.A 'short_ time after,- his .mother asked
why he heSitated, and he .gaVe her
this reply :-!--"Mother",.':.saiil , he,
thought, if telitribed the tree I shOuld,cer,
tainiy belltilled, but .I. = thought again;if
was. killed pty :father, ti would
not be bad: fo'r nit. . . That is . what be
ca led t'rue,courage.
- -Johnny-knew the danger; for to s lim
it was. real, aud be deliberately made up
his Mind to meet it britely.,. A. trhe.iense
I df dutY.proropted:hiin to'act; feelling
&lea thailif obeying hiS father . nothing
bad ''could happen to Whether
Jc;linnf - goes te• the War or not, `we hope
Lihat his life will - beipared,; for the.cOuti
try needs just shell Men as Johnny will
surely - ; make ;—not in ,thoiarmyialdne,
but in the Cabin et ,and - .in-Congress ;,m
,all places of influence-. and ,trust; ! men
wbo not flinch, b4-•be ready4o die,
if ::talied -to ..this, in :the
- MONTROSE, PA., TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 1863. - iVOLUME XX. .NUMBER 44.
We are (especitilly at the pre'spA, time)
in want of men- who will' tome forward
and'perform great -and important duties,
n6t, Ova mere selfish motives, (as too
many are -_doh g) but *Oa a conviction
that. th ey ' are actuated by htspirit,
a spirit that .prompts them td-adopt the
good Old "rule" of doing to (Abets as
the would have others do to 064.
Atmtng friends; strive -to imitate John
ny, and deliberately make np your minds
to obey - MI the reasonable :requirements
of your parents and teachers ; labor to av
,quirelione' other thankNirtuous habits ;
store your minds with valuable and use
ful-knowledge, 41.0 you will surely make
such men as your country needs..`Beme,m 7
bey your destiny ie:in your own hauds;vou
ca - n be , good • and great if you choose.
"Be wise to-day, 'tie Madness to defer. 7
" [rtrsr.tsitnn BY BEQBEST.]
On the death of LEVIS F. DARROW', tolnposed by his
great-drand-raother, In the 83th xear of her age.
Lewis F. Darr* now Is dead—
„ The grave has now become his bed . ;
It seems this stroke is most, severe_
Parents feel more.tban others neer.
Oh, Otis so bard that betnnet die,
So far from home in dust to lie;
Where his dear parents could.not be
Te=sratch With him in his 'last day.
The Lord did spare him froto hie birth
• Twenty-one years to live on.eaath. •
llls twenty-seCond was begun
Three days before Lis lifetwas dons. ,
Oh God, comfo.lt each kind parent— •
Make up their loss in blessings sent;
Give them to know that they lovethee;
So that their hearts may joyful be.
Brothers and elects you are.spared;
Repent, belleye, and be Prepaiell
To_meet Your God when ide shall call ;
May God have mercy on you all. -
Lord, eomfon monrners—Jie their POT; '
Whose friends Lace died so far away.
And'help nil widows in dis&es•—• •
Ovide fur all the fatherless.
January, 186 i • •
. DEATH IN °SCHOOLROOM!.
"Tinya-ling-ling-ljng !—went the, little
bell on the-teacher's desk ' of a village
school one morning, when the_ Studies, ; - or
the early part of the day 'were abdut half
completed. It was well nhderstood. that
this was-a command Thr silence and 'atm.
bon ;`and when these had been obtaihed,
the master spoke: _lle was a., Joiv' thick
set nians-rand his name was Lugare.
" Boys," said - le, " Iliave had a
entered, that last night some of you
were stealing fruit from. Mr. Niehol's gar
den. I rather think I know the thief.-- 7 -
Tim Baker, step up here, sir." • - ...
The one to whom be spoke ,came for
ward. • .He*tts a slight; fair-looking .boy
of about, fourteen; and his face had alatigh:
ing, good-humored expression,whicheven
the charge now praerred against lrim,and
the stern tone and threatening look Of the
teacker,liad -not entirely dissipated: The.
countenance of the boy; ho'weveV was too
unearthly fairfor . health; it had,'notwith
standingits.fieshy, cheer - 10'1°6k, it singu
lar_east asif some inward disease,and that
a fearful- one, were seated within. As :the
stripling_stood before that Place 'Ofjudg
ment, that, place, so often made the scene
of heartless and coarse brutality, of timid
innocence confused, helpless ,childhood
outraged, and gentle feelings crushed,—
Lugare.looked on hip with a frowd which
plainly told that he felt in nu Very,pleas
antmood: . Happily a worthier_aml more
philosophical system is -proving to men
that schools can be better governed than
by lashes, -and tears and sighs. We are
waNingtoward that consummation when
-one of the .old-fashioned SchoolmasterS,
.with his cowhide, his heavy birch rod,
and his many ingettiositiethods of child
! torture Will be gazed ;uptli as_ a scorned
memento of an igtrorantv-eruel,,'and: ex
ploded doctrine. May propitiotis gales
speed that day ! •-• _ '.: '
._" Were.you by -111r..'Nichol's gar4en 7
fence last night ?"said Lugare., • -
" Yes, -sir," .inswered & • the boy;'" I
Was ? " 2 - • ~ '' ' ' '
sNrrn glad tb' find'. you , so
romly with. yOur.conrnsiion. And so you
thought you could do a littleobbery,and
enjoy yourself in a manner you .ought .to
be ashamed tkeWn, without. being "punt'-
ished, did you ?" .
"I I ha've not been robbing , " replied the
boy . quickly... llis faCe was
•whetbei> with resentment' or fright, it was
'difficult to tell. And I. didn't' dO any-
Oink laSt night,. tbati. a§himed to
syn." ' , ' . ' • -•' •
"" No impudence!" exclaimed the teach:
er, passionateltir, , aS Cie graspeda long and
heavy ratan "'give ine none of 'four sharp
speeches, or Pll .thrash you 'till you beg
like a dog." = _
The youngster's flee paled a little ; his
lip quivered,: but he did , not:speak.-4 •
;:And:Pray . .iir," continued I:,tigare, as
the-outward:sign - S.or ' . wrath :disappeared
front .hisleattires; q;what .. wereyou about
the garden fox:? Perhaps you only re=
delved the plunder, and - had an ae;cOm;
plies_ todo the more r. dangeroui. part ,of
the job?"` -
" I went that way because it is -on my
road-home. .I was. there again afterward's
to meet an ttelpaintaueoilond—=and—But
I did not pinto - the:garden; nor take
anything away from it. I would-not steal,
—hardly to Save MySelf from starving.r.,
." You had better have stuok to that last
evening. You Were seen, Tim Baker, to
come from under Mr. Nichol's garden
fence; a little after nine o'clock, Vith a
bag,thil: of something or other, over J your
shoulder. The...bag had every appearance
of being filled' fruit; and this' morn
lug the ,: melon-beds are found to have
been completely cleared. NOAV,.sir, what
was therein the bag 1 )1 ',
.Like..fire itself glowed the face of the
detected. lad. He spoke not a word. All
i 'the school had their eyes directed at him.
j The perspiration ran down his white, fore
head like rain drops.
" Speak,- sir !" exclaimed Lngare, with_
j a loud strike of his ratan on the' desk.
The boy loOked. as ,
though he would
faint. But •the unmercifid teacher, confi
dent ,of hav ; ing - brought to light a - Crimi
nal, and exulting in the idea of the severe-.
chastisement he- should' - now be justified
in inflicting, kept working himself up to a.
still greater and greater degree:ofpassion: ,
In the meankime,,the child; seemed hardly
to know-what to - dobirnself. His
tono•necleaved-to . the roof ofhis mouth..
Either he was very much frig,h'tened, or
be was actually unwell. - - •
" Speak, I say !' again thundered . Lu
'pre-; and -his hand grasping his : ratan,
tow- red above his head luca very
"I hardly can; sir s " - said the poor-fellow
faintly: His.voiee was husky and thick:
" I will. tell you dome—some
Please to let me go to, my seat-4 ain't
" Oh yes; that's very likely;" and' Mr.
furgare bulged -orit his nose and cheeks
with' contempt. ," Da yenthink to make
me -believe your lies? . I've found you
our, sir, plainly enough ; and I" ant satis
fied that-you are. a preeions little' villain
as there is in"the7atate. But I will post
pone.settling with you for an:lraur
I shallthen call you kw again '• and iCyon
don't tell the - whoietru.h then, I will
give you something that'll make you re
nierubet:Mr: Nieltord metans for many a.
month to come :—go to your seat."
Glad enough of •the. ungracious permid
sion,.and answeriug not a sound,. the child
crept trembling to - his bench. - He' felt
Very strangely, dizzily—chore as if he wad
'in a dream than in real life ; And laying
his lulus on his desk, bowed down bid face
between them. The pupils turned to their
accustomed stridies, for during the ,reign
of Lugarein the Village-school, they had
been so used to scenes of violence .and'se-
Vere chastisement, thnt-such things made.'
but little interruption irk the tenor of their
way. ' -
'Now; While the intervening hour is
passing, we -will clear up the- -mystery 'of
the hag, and of young Baker being under
the garden-fence-on the pre - eeding night.
The boy's mother was a widow, and ,they
both had to live in the narrowest limits: ,
RN father bad died - when-he wag six years
old, and little Tim was left - a sickly, ema
ciated infant Whoin no one : expected to
'live many months. 'To' the surprise of all,
however ; the poor little child kept alive,
and sLeeined to recover his health, as he
certainly did his size and good looks.—
This was owing to the kind .offices of an
eminent physician who had a country-seat
in the neighborhood
,and who bad been
interested-in the widow's little
Tim, the physician said, might- possiblY
outgrow his disease ;-but everything was
uncertain- It -was a -mysterious -and
affiing mal a dy; and it. would not be. won
derful lf be should in some moment of
apparent health be suddenly taken. away.
The poOr. widow was at first in a continu
al state of uneasiness ; ',but- several years
hid now passed and none of the..impend
ingevils had fallen upon the boy's 'head..
His mother seemed to feel confident that
he Would live,. and be khelp and an hon
or to her old age ; and the Oro' struggled
an together,mutually happy in each other, -
and enduring much of poverty and dis- -
cornfort,without repining, each ler the
Tim's pleasant - disposition had made
hito.inany friends:- in ..the village, • and
amongst the rest a'yenng" farmer narned
Janes, who with his elder brotheriworked
a largeTirmin the neighborhood on shares.
Jones very frequently made Tim a-pres
ent'of a bag of•potatoes or corn,.Oi• some
garden vegetables, *Nell: he took'from
his own Stock; but as his partner was :a.
.parsimonious-, high-temperedLman, • and
had often said that Tim was an idle'. fel-.
low;'and ought not to be helped beeause
he did not work; .Joneif , generally made
his-gifts.n such Umaimer that - no one
knewanything about them except hiMself
and.the grateful object of his kindnesS. It
inight• be,. too, that the widow was loth :to
have it understood by the neighbors.Ahat
she received: food from anyone ;,for there
is often an excusable pridel in people -of
her condition:which makes:them - shrink
from being considered an object Of "'char
ity" as they
.wmild from:. the - severest
pains. , On the night in question,Tim had
been that,Jones:mou/4 'seiid• Ahem a
bag of potatoes,.and:the k lace . at ..tyhich
they._were - to ire, waiting, for' hitli. was
axed it, gfinteli4eile4 . - ;
Was this, bag that Tim
. been .'seen
staggerin n T under, °and _which caused!;. the
Unlucky beyte'lie aeatised7and — conviite4
.by his leacher. ss=s - .thief..' That telier
was one little fitte4 , .for' , hit; important
and responsible office. Hasty -to-decide
and inflexibly severe, he was the terror of
the little world he ruled so especially.--
Punishment' he seemed to , delight - in. -
'knowing little of those 'sweet
Which in children's brieasti ever open
quickly at the call of gentleness and kind
words, he was feared by all for his stern
ness, and loved by none. I would that
lie were au isolated =instance in ,pro
" The hour of graie had 'drtrin to its
anal the time. approached at •which
it was usual for Lugare to giVe'his - School
a joyfully received dismission, Now and
. one of the scholars would- direct- a
furtive-, 'glance at Tim, sometimes in pity,
sometimes in indifference :or inquiry: 77
They kneW that' he would have no mercy
;show.n himiand' though
,most of them"
him,whipping lwas too common there
to exact. much -sympathy„ Every enquir
ing glance, •however,reatained Unsatisfied;
for at the end of the hour Tien remained
with his faCe completely hidden, and his
1160- bowed in hitfarrris, precisely as he
had. leaned himself whenhofirst*ent to
his seat.' . • Lugare looked .at the boy oc
casionally with a scowl which'seeMed_ . to.
bode vengeance for his :sullenness. At;
length - the last class:had been .heard; and
the last lesson reeited,.and Lugare seated
himself behind his' desk on the 'platform;
with, his longest and.stoutest ratan before
" •Now Baker °lie said, " we'll settle
that little business of you Ts. Just step up
Tim did not move. The se:hool .room,
was as still as- the grave. Not - a sound
was to be heard; except occasionally a
long drawn breath.
"Mind me, sir ; or it willbe the worse
for you. Step uphere, and take off your
jacket !' •
The boy did not stir any -More than if
he had been made Of wood. Lngareshook
with passion. • Ile,kat still a minute • as if
considering the best way, to wreak ,his
Nengeance. That minute.passed 'in - death
like silence,.was fearful.one to some, .of
the children,for their faces whitened-with
fright. Itkeenied, as it slowly dropped
- away,.like.the minutes which,precedes the
climaxof an exquisitely-performed- trage-,
ay; .when some..mighty master of the his
trionic ail is treading the stage, Goad you
and-Theirmilltitade around you are waiting
with stretched nerves., and suspended
breath, in expectation of the , terrible, • ca
" Tito ikasleep, sir," at length said one
of the boys who.:sat near him. . _
Lugare, at this intelligence, allowed his
,features to relax from their expression of
savage anger into a-smile, but, that smile
looked more malignant, if possible, :than
his former scowls. It might be, that- he
felt !pleased at the horror depicted : on: the
faces of those around him ; or it might be
"that he was glowing With pleasure on the_
way in .which he intended - to wake the
poor little slumberer.
"Asleep ! are you, my • young gentle
man ,!: let as see if. we can't . find some ;
thing to tickle-your
. eyes open. There's,
. nothing - like malting the. best 'of bad
case, boys. Tim,here,is determined not to
be_ worried in his mind about a little_ flog
ging for - the thought ofitlean't :even keep,
the little sceundrel awake." •
;-Lagare smiled again as he: made the
last observation. He-grasped his ratan
firmly; and descended • from his s.eat.. 7 -- ,
. With light and - stealthy Steps; - he crossed
the room, and Stood by the untuCky sleap-!
er. The boy was still se unconscious of
his impending...punishment as ever. He
might-be dreamingsome golden dream of
youth and pleasure 2• . perhaps he was far
aivay. 46 the world offancy, seeing scenes,
and feelit.g. delights, which reality ..itever
can 'bestow. Lugare lifted his. ratan, high
Over his head, and with the true, and ex
pert aim. -which he had acquired by long
,Tractice brought it down on Tim's. back
' with a force and Whacking sound - which
' seemed sufficient to awake a freezing man
i~s.his last lethargy. Quick and Tast,blow
followed blow.'. Without waiting to -. see
the effect of thefirst cnt,the brutal wretch
plied his instrument:of torture fii st on one
side of theboy's back and then on the'
Other,,,and only stepped. at the end of two
or three minutes from .very wearib i ess.—
But - still Tim showed -no.._ sign of motion ;
and as Lugareiprovoked'at this torpidity,
jerked atiray.one of the . child's :antis on
which holiad been- leaning over on •the ;
desk, his head dropped Mithe,board with
a dull sound, and his face lay turned tip
and eiposed to-view, When Lugare law
it, he.stood like-one transfixed.-bra
His countenance turned.to a leaden
whiteneks eyes' stretched wide
open,-glared as, at some monstrous spec-,
.tacle of horror, and death. • The limPat
started in great, - globoles seemingly- front
every pore in his face; his, -skinny lips con
tracted; and:showed hiw teeth ; And when
he at length stretched forth his arnii;., and
with ihe end: of one of hivingerei. totich
ed the• Child's cheek, each limb qUivered
like the: tongue : of a snake ;; and big seem:
ed WI though . it *Mild = momentarily - -fail
The.boy .was i dead. had prob.
ably been se. : ler, some. time . for, his • eyes
were turned lip, and his body was quiw
cold. ,The. , 4dovr was ix4.childleak,too.
With' was in the scii66l,4oom;andlngaro
had been, tlo4king i 4 , coßPs#!
larA roiling stone : gathers no moo.
••We sail it propOsed - out West,, that,, the
cities raise in gross sum the atnotift
necessary to parfor substitites: for citi
zens---$390 apiece. A city that - had -to
'raise 5000 men, would thus - get off. by
paying a million and a half ! .-
; This proposition which elicits thO ap.
plause of the Albany jotirna/,' was made
12y Valandingham to the citizens of Ohici,'`
on the occasion of the s enthusiast% 'recep
tion which they gave him on his . retttru
from Congress. '
The Journal mentions the, following as
one of the objections urged against the
Col►scription Jaw : • -
That, it takes from the State authorities
the right to commission officers to com
mand the drafted men. •
And proceeds to answer it as -fol..
"It is undeniably in the power .of 'the
President, as commander-in-chief, to'
make such disposition of the-drafled men
as he pleases. This power is necessarily -
inherent in his office. But it does not
follow that because be has _this 'power
that he will exercise it,'or beedlessly.take
from -the o.overners of the. States any, of
the peerogatives they now . have, and
whiehhive been hithertp exercises with
unquestioned prudence and patriotism—
Thispower,.like others,conferred by the
bill, will be used discreetly; and wedoubt
not to the entire satisfaction of the - State
authorities." , : ' - -.
As to the first point Made by the Jour
nal—the power ofthePreSident--the Con
stitution expresslyreserves " to the StateS
.respectively °the - appointment of - .the-,
As to the secondpoint,that the liresi- -
dent nifty not exercise this sower - of; ap
`pointing officers—the Conscription la*,in '
no way recognizes the rights of .GoVeri3- ,
ors to-appoint the officers, butt On - the
contrary provides that all persons -I draf
ted shairbe assigned by the ,President to
military duty insuclreorps, regiments or
other branches of the service ,as: the 'exi:,
geneies of the service mayrequire.
President is placed in a strait: be
ths Constitution and the--Conscrip
tion act.. The first gives to the States the
appointment of officers—the last. evident- - '
ly contemplates taking that power ; from.
the States and assigning the- nip, by di-,
i rection of the President, to service in. ex
isting regim - ents = orat leastin regiments
organized an officered tinder Federal au
thority. TheWooscriptien , law entirely
ignores and repudiates• State action.,
Of course, if the States, or the cities
and countieS, furnish; money, in gross, in
stead of men,under thefederal requisition,
the Conscription is avail end. If the old
mode of appointing officers is maintained, -
add the men are to be invited to volun--,
s teer by the attraction only , of bounties,
then recruiting next year will he precise n
ly what-it was last year ; ' and the im
mense paraphernaha of Provost Marshale,
Military Law, Enrollment Lists - and Um
seription got up, by • •CongreSs, Will he
wholly useless—an idle terror td the peo
ple and a wasteful expense. H.. ,Y. .21 - ,-,
Tux CONSCRIPTION ACT—WHAT ITWA4
MADE -FOR !--IST
--EdEOE4 T6.yFCE ,
MEN !—Judge Rellek,- -of hiladelphiSi.
made h speech to the repabbeans in Hart=
ford, on Monday
:1563, The Evenirisg
speech; froin which *e.cdpy N ' the follow
. - .
"I am told Oat the details .of that'bill;
tilek-conscription act-" , -- -- du. - not please - the
efopperheads, It never was intended_ to,
but only to catch some of them,and make
,But it will be. resiSted, Say
some. As true :is- there is a
Den, if the cannot be exeetited3ivith
out; I would march an army.of hlaek's
.South, ..with.a . .bayonetsat the
back of every. copperhead who 'should at
tempt to resist": [Applause.] • '.=
This is. lovely. In the first place, Judge
Kelley bas no right to Sitytilat Democrats
(he Means Democrats when be says cop . -
perheada,) Will resist ' any- .constitutional'
law. .lle . cannot-denyp that' they. have - a
right to resist, before, the . Courts, in
lawful manner; an oppressive and titicett= .
stitational act: 'No, Democrat ever pre:
posed. any other. mode of resistance to any
t • . ,
Judge Kelley assrimei that *law
shall be Orecnted, On makes noeiceptien.
to legal decisions,) and' . assnies' the free.
.men of Connecticut - that they mnst)go
to the army Under • that,' net, thongh it
require as army:of blacks froni 'the South
to push them in - at the:point Of the bay*.
et ! •
Here is '"republieanis - m" for y'ou, men
of CUnneetieuf: You are tOdrii-en'l4
negroes with bayonets at vont' back:--
This iS•one of the pliages'orLincOlti abo:
.litiOnism.--Nestv Haven Regiatir.
PENNS,YLVAI4/A.-00 friends may rely
upon it, that:Pennsylvania is- overwhelm
ingly and unchangeably Dein'oeratio.
havo - watehed the Spring election returns,
le the variond eOuntwa,: with. the closest
'care, and Nitre no hesitation in predibting
that the Abolitionists willbe in theinino
rity at the,neit Fall eleption by 50,0bOat
least„The change in public sentiment,
astounding—or, rather would be if them
was tot: so, much _ cause for it,=4-Ario-06;