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".."The future ol the opposition to the De--j Tniocracy is taking form rapidly in the pres ent. The Loyal Leaguers wil! certainly be plucked .from place In 1863, even tboogh they .should remnin in the mean time on such-rigidly good behavior as to escape that , fata at the bauds ol Mr. Johnson- . The nai ! oral life or,-we should have said, the un natural of that party, fiais, therefore, its . extreme limit in November, 1868, with the very strongest presumption that it wilt be- ion that have been pat to a death, which, 'provided it be not deferred too long, (he ' world wilt certainly not consider unlimtfy. Like a shattered comet, that omen of evil to maakind ma7 be expected, therefore, to leap before long from its socket, md rush in whirling fragment through political space ". without orbits, without - order daugerous I eccentricities of oor system. . The central mars of Black Republicanism will retain in the disintegration of the whole a certain attractive' power. : Some of the parts Will doubtlessly be drawn off to the . grand movement of the Democracy; bat the 1 greater - number will be attracted into the " wake of the .remnant of abolition. The , . . . . , .tute the nneleus of the reconstruction of Blark Republicanism is consequently, a "subject, at this moment, of important study 'to the observer of the political rmnarneot. .Mr,.. Wendell Phillips, ii is true, ha, for the J moment, i ven op his clutch upoi the body' ,of thai party ; but he has doae so. be it on- i derstood, as an unavoidable preliminary-to 'eize it in a firmer grasp. The lea Jing spir .it of the old and dead crusade of the fanati cism be represents o well, he will be alo -the leading spirit of the new and living cru sade which he has :o enter oo m,uu sjeecn Boston. . ; ,.,; ; , ' ' Tbe policy of the radicals i. bkotched out ery clearly in certain elitoriafs 'of the Black Republican pres?,'rean under the light and warmth, infosed into them by the last 1 tnroofMr. Phillip The fundamental p in- ciples underlying the new Crowde.lhe same a (hose that underlie the oro.invotve direct nos.ili.y to the .Government of our fathers, uenerat consmerat.on. point pia.n.y 10 me Coaclaaion that the Black Republicans, in eooceivabie as the impudence of such a fact vnay appear jo be, are eminently a party of i class. .The aristocracy of be Sooth they struck at , beeansd it stood with it basis of qohr between them and the workiri J classes of the' North !' Andjhat champion of the dignity of thei while, being, a the. radicals would now have things. powerless, oh! how rovely.are the swarthy lips and kinky curls of miscegenation! The blending of ,raJes will be confined withia :he ifmits of the to ciil equality which tboe : radical preach ; and, once accompIished,wiII thus have rep irated our society into the cojjper colored ixorkini tlassti and the whi e . children or that pane pride which sppears to be id the yalar conception's of New EngUcd, the biahest ideal of ''aristocracy V -1 M" Wendell Phillips is no lev e'ler. Far - from i; his speech at Boston shows him, to be in harmony with thai impudent, vulgari an of bis follower', yon proud stomached grandee! ' ?The Sooth- elanding on the pe destal' of State rights,1 ruled the country," eaid Mr. Phillips in , bis lecture at Boston, "by negroes and poor, whites in one hand,' and, as-John Randolph said, by whte slaves - the other the Democratic parly of the Nonh!". Whether M r.. Randolph, ever used ' the terms or not we do not pretend to ask; burpertaio it ia thai the leader of the ' Radi cait of the North has accepted the definition of the " working classes of this' section a "white sfaves I" , Caste, 1 , bo repeals "pith the, three-fold whip of the slave, -the poor cw hito: and ths Northern slaves,"' ruled ihe Feudal Uoion.? . The Northern slave quoth fie, "the white sUves'; saith the apostle of the dignity of labor, the preacher of the rights of toil I Eut times change and me a change with them.' The wbits slave of the North it becomes expedient to mate to the' b'ack slave of ths South, , so tl at Mr. Wendell Phillips and all hia followers shall walk abroad as worshipful as so many raf atiag Maitvlarias ! Ouly think of thti moral Icheray that hopes to convert thi base blood of yoar sniveling roundhead into- the generoua and lofty graces of an autocrat ! ' Cut the design of the Radicals on oar sys tem cf governcneat extends beyond the im pudence of making it a thing of cjasses. In common with all other shade -of Black7 He jcb!icaaisrn, tbsy hava beea seen in their , presses, thair pslpisa, their legislation, "to be determined ensaiesof the principle of uni-r:!--! rzZ.-zgi. Tbe'r history for four ycafs has prrs J t'era to Lave besa iDlrljujBg for r s a cf t!.is' Govern rasnt frctn one cf . 1 ;;!:: ri:y to one cf despptio cen l:z.ii..zri. Az lit. Fhillips.s spesci'r da c!rr:i cr-. v;t t -i..-.:A -tha rights e-f the 3 M, 11 ional law that can cripple the Indestructible nature ' of , State sovereignty. Tbaf is the normal line that tuns through every act and every address of President Johnson.' ' A;ain he says :' '"Patting that aside, education, labor, property, marriage, locomotioa, citi zenship, suffrage, every single point that determines the condition of the man, the State, the sacred, indestructable unap proachable State, still keeps folded In her bosom!' And the ' Radical protest against that enunciation of a distinct provision of the Constitution, shows evidently that the new movement of 'Black Republicanism will be one of an attack upon the form of our Government, even though Mr. Phillips, in bitter disappointment that the South takes her place In the Union of our fathers, tad not asked : "What one pir.crpie has the disowned 1 What one element of strength has she parted with in political affair V The Radicals we repeat represent, to day the life awaiting Ihe resurrection of Black Republicanism. The present power of that party will break- before long into fragments, to be reconstructed on the general plan in dicated in the Boston lecture of the arch Abolitionist. 'The overriding of the rights oi he States, the enforcement by sectional a3ittion of negro -suffrage, the equality of the white and the black to the extent of mis' cegena'don among the working classes con stitute the basis of the succession to Black Republicanism with, in the dim distance, New England blazing in all the glories of my Lord Wooden Nutmegs, His Grace the Duke of Shoddy and His Serene Highness Praise-God Barebones! The foreshadowing thus given us in the speech of Mr. Phillips, of the undertone and the outspoken views of the next form of living opposition to the Democracy, serves as an indication of the future points ol'defense in the policy of the party which, in all those chopping and changinzs of the revolutionary storm that threatens (be spirit anl fame of oor govern ment, stands ever ready to do yeoman's du- 1 ry within the grand old citadel of the Con- 3 - ., tution. iV. Y. Daily News Brick romeroy Struck Peter Oliam. Petroleum, von are the Pele for me. El?e why f Mf Mo,eB 8rnot the rock, and ex cecdinz mncu of ,he 0il treacled forth.. And I am rich oilso. To find to mnch grease doth well agrease with me. I skirmished from a gxrret upon the oil tfgioo. Ever since I became borr., my poverty has been bard to be bcune. 1 hare r .nfiered 1 ha-e'been bored bv creditors. I My cradft was run into the around. People I tjj0o'gbr tne rich meanwhile, and a very j m8ao wblr8 jt wa3j l00 j They lhoag i had .pUnty of money, so they wants J pay dowa for what I ha J i boag'Ql; Not wishing to humor peopla, I albei 60(nelhing of a humorist, perhaps. I j- WU nol' porchaia raany thins. I leased, j b" feJ j bo ht u Veni. vidi, vici. ' . Qil-i. He-i Greas-i. Oils well that ends we!L I bored, and it came. ' I drilled a hole through a rock, and have) already been rewarded with so moch of the fuel being prepared for the final conflagra tion, that I fear the last boil will end in an great a fizzle as did the Do'ch Gap Canal. And now I am rich more rich than any man or any other. I have lots of money now when f 'have do use for it. What a queer world. - Nothing like oil. Folktay, Hallo, here's Honorable Mr. Brick, jjst struck a fortune. Duced fine-fellow, Mr "Brick." Three months since 1 was plain "Brick." It's all owiogto Petroleum. And now for a splurge. Brown stone house on Fifth Avenue, with brown stone 'front, designed by old Brown himself on both ends cf it. Rd horses with green tails, pink eyebrows, blue eye, chocolate colored ear, frizzled mane, and matchless style: . Yellow wagon with black sides, pnrple blinds, and brown top, ala clam shell. Ethiopian driver, with kidf, solferino stockings, magenta hat-bands, and false tee h on guttapercha base. And a sixty four etbiopian, withbrocatelle drawers, that modesty may not be shocked by look ing at the legs thereof. And a library de voted to redbacks and even "greenbacks," "dara the expense' quoth : I. ' And Til have a park in the woodshed, and a bath- ing tub full of oil in church, and a builato to-steak from and oysters as large as Lin coin's majority,- and boots with round toes and square heels, and a "seat in some fash- ionable church, and new. hoop skirts for all ? my hired girls, and I will employ so many niggers to wait on me, that, oil I'll have to dp will be to be happy... Oh Pete! lei ma kiss you for yocr Ma. , And I'll lay a bedroorn?ngB, and sit up all night,.and bore my friends oil day, till they can't bear'l it. Talk about honest industry, sawing wood for the dost, opening oysters for. the shells, blacking boots merely to see your face in them, and being honest forty years waiting for soma rich man to adopt you Played. ' Petroleum is the boy. ... And now I'll live high. . Out of my bouse, rain pomp. Away from .the cold cuts, crackers, cheese, mash boiled No. 5 mackerel, warmed soup, and brilliant appetites. ' 'I've struck Pete " : ; " . ' A young man "was receu'tly tried ia Paris for enticing a young woman away from her family by means of the use of mesmerism,' and was teztenced to? twelve years impris onment at hard labor. , . , ' A young lady, on being asked if sha in tended wearing that fingsr-rinj to church,' said ehs diia'tlstsn i wearirg anything else. If eha kept bsr wc;d,'s!:s ncsffcave tad a A DAY'S HOUSEKEEPING. ' FROM A SINGLE MAN's DIARY. The ponderous old time piece that stood on a small wooden shelf between my aunt Rachel's kitchen windows bad just struck ten. - I eat there just where the moving maple leaves interposed a canopy of emerald shade between the pages of my book, and the fervid heat of old Pbeobus, regaling my self with a capitally flavored cigar and in dolently watching my rosy little aunt as she tripped hither and thither, busier than any bee that ever lost bis wits in an acre of clover blonsoma. Ever since I could re member, she had made a business of spoil ing roe, and il was the greatest luxury I knew of, to escape from the heat and tur moil of the great city where ! was begin ning to practice law, and spend a week with tlii most favorite of aunts ; notwithstanding she invariably considered it her duty lo lec ture me roundly on my single blessedness, and to recommend all the unmarried fe males of her by no means limited acquaint ance, to my bachelor consideration. "Now, there's no use teasing me, aunt ' Rachel," said 1 emphatically tossing my ci ! gar out into a bed of glowing eweetwil ' Harris, "I've no intention of falling in love wi:h any of.yonr red handed country divin : i'.ies, whose accomplishments are confined to pies, and work: bed quilts, and 'Philip ! I'm astonished at you," k ejcu lated my relative. "Let roe tell you, young man, (he art of housekeeping is not to be undervalued. Now there's Hepsibah War ren the nicest girl in the neighborhood the very person to suit you, ray boy.". ' She needd be a nice girl, with that , hid eous name fastened o ber for life," said I, shrugging ray phoulders ; but aunt Rachel went on, pretending not lo bear the uogra cious remark. "Philip I should be perfectly happy if I aw you the accepted lover of Miss War ren." "I'm afraid you're not destined to the en joyment of perfect happiness just at pres- ent, then aunt Rachel." remarked I de--1 rnarelv. (i!e falling in love with a oirl girl named Hepsibah !" . v . Aunt Rachel could not help laughing at the horrible grimace I made, even as she hurried away to answer an "imperative knock at the front door. I settled mysell comfortably back in the big rocking chair, and prepared alas ! how little do we pen etrate into the dim mysteries of the future! fer a morning of peaceful readier and reverie In a micute aunt Rachel came back flushed and anxious.. ' . -( Such a pity, Philip ; old Mrs. Holden on the bill las been taken suddenly ill, and they've sent for me. The other neighbors all live at such a distance, and I've had. a good deal of experience in these sodden attack-, but" "Well, why ddo't yon go V For the good old lady stood before me, twisting her apron in the direst agony ol perplexity. . "That's just the question for a man to ask ! when yon know that your uncle has four hired hand in the field, and dinne hain't IookeJ at! Peas to be gathered, po tatoes to be washed, .kitchen fire to be kin dled, sustard pies lo be baked" "I'll get the dinner, aunty. Go and pot your bonnet on," quoth I, with the head long courage that belongs oo!y to total inex perience. "Nonsense, Philip '" she said, laughing In spite of her trouble ; "you get the din ner, indeed ; I should like to see you do such a thing." . "And why not ?' demanded I, with a cool. imprudence which evieently inspired my anot with a tort of belief in roe. "You seem to think that it requires the intellect of Milton and the generalship of Napoleon to cook a dinner I" "I could not be at home by the time to dish it up," mused my aunt, evidently con sidering the feasibility of the whole scheme. - "Of course you could oot," echoed I, beginning to feel rather anxious than oth erwise for an opportunity of distinguishing mJse!f o the sphere oj domestic life. "Welt Philip," said my aunt, suddenly coming to a decision, "I believe I may lro( you. But. my dear boy, remember that the fire m08t be kindled at eleven precisely. rn" ome mc ,re9n m 'he gardeu ana, rnnip, you mignt cut a little aspara gus. Don't forget tbe " peas and potatoes, and be sure the cqstard pies , go into the oven when the lire is hoi. They are on the kitchen table now, all ready." . It's all right, aunt Rachel," responded I." . "And Philip, be particularly careful to ! keep the garden gate shut those pigs of farmer Rop ley's are in the xoad again this morning.',' , "I won't forget." . "Now can you tell me what ) on intended to do" first !" said aunt Rachel, at the close of a volley of directions. - - "Pat the garden gate into the oven when the pigs are hot pull some nice fresh peas kindle the asparagua at eleven precisely, iind eat up the pies the moment they are baked," answered I with bewildering volu bility. . ; " ; i "PbiKp ! ' groaneJ aunt Rachel, in de- spair.'; ; . .. i ,: ; ' "NeTermind, auaty,it'a all right. There's a little confusion of ideas ia my brain just at presear,ot they'll all settle af;er a while. Don't ba nervous." " : ' And I bondled .the shawl round my un-wi!'nr- r'',iT' i-.--m..s . - j .v it would not be best to allow her half a sec ond for sober reflection ! I sat down on the doorsteps, thinking it wa a very nice thing to be a housekeeper. "Now, if I was a woman," soloquized I, '1 should be' tearing around the house knocking down chairs and flirting up dust with a . broorn, until ice wouldn't cool me ! As it is, I don't see but that I keep house very nicely with no fuss at all.'' I lighted - my cigar, balanced myself in a comfortable positjpn, arid waited for the old clock to fire the signal gun for my attack on the back kitchen cooking stove. One two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven ! "Now then," quoth I, "for rictary or death ! Confound that fire it wouldn't burn in spite of my coaxing, and chip and blow ing and puffing. My eyes smarting 'with smoke ray nostrils tinged with ashes but the fire declined to blaze. I sat down and contemplated it malevo lently. For a minute or two I had a wild idea of getting a conflagration oot of my aunt's stock of locifer matches, and cook ing the dinner thereon at all hazards ; bat with sober second thought came a bright idea charcoal ! Of course ! What a blockhead I was not to think of it before." And I jumped and dived into the sooty recesses of aunt Rachel's charcoal barrel with an alertness that surprised myself. "Let me see what next?" pondered 1 meditatively. "Ah ! the pies were to be put in when the oven was hot. Well, if the oven isn't hot now it never will be, so here goes !" I bad always supposed a pie to be a solid substance.. Consequently when both the villainous compounds "keeled over,", and discharged their Eticky contents over my coat, trowsers and white Marsellaise vest, I was just a little taken by surprise.. ''Well, here's an interesting state of af fairs !" I exclaimed, setting down the empty crus'.s, and viewing ray drenched garments through which the clammy liquid was swly penetrating lo the very skin. If this is housekeeping, I wish I was well out of it ! One thing is pretty certain I roust get my peas and asparagus boiling, before the fire all burns out, as I've put every lump of charcoal into the stove. Revising my toilet can wait dinner can't !" I caught up a tin pan and knife, and made a frantic rush (or the garden. The asparagus was easily found and cut; but I was no botanist, but a city lawyer, I could not decide which were beets, and which something else ! Finally I bit on a truly ingenious expedi ent of pulling up by the roots every bul bous plant which I conjectured might be the vegetable in question. "Ronnd, white possibly turnips cer tainly not beets. Yellow, spindling oh, carrots to be sure. Phew, what a smell of garlic ; by the powers it's an onion I've got hold of! O, here's the fellow round and red as sure as I'm alive. Nothing like per severance !" While I dug briskly away at my hard won treasure, whistling "Dixie" with all my might a sepulchral grunt close to my ear made me start couvulaively and drop my knife. I won't try lo smooth over the matter. I'll confesb at once that I did mutter one or two naughty words under my breath. But who wouldn't when all of Ripley's pigs were running wild over aunt Rachel's darling garden 1 I bad unwittingly left the gate open, and here was my exceedingly great reward ! "Is Mrs. Sedley at home t" Here was I in full shout after a drove of pigs, -my trowsers besmeared in my band, and the perspiration rolling down my face in torrents, accosted by a lovely girl, with cheeks like fresh damatk roses, and the purest of whjte muslin shawls. "Is Mrs. Sedley at home 1" "No yes," I answered looking uneasily around, as the last of my four-legged ene mies scampered through the gate. "That is, she isn't at home just now, but I expect her very soon.' Won't you walk in V . ' Why did she hide that-cherry mouth in her handkerchief .. so often ? why did the hazel eyes dance so roogoishly as she walked by my hide to the house? It cer tainly made her look- very pretty, but still I resumed a Byrooic air, and conversed in sentimental nothings which made her laugh more than ever. I showed ber into tba sitting room and withdrew to secure my beets and asparagus. As I came in from the ' garden, some . good angel prompted me to take a sly peep at tba equate looking glass that Selh Jones, one of ray uncle's "hired hands' kept hung op in the back porch. Great Jupiter ! if I bad been one of oor colored population, my face couldn't have been more . grimy with charcoal dust and asbes, save where tha perspiration had coursed through it in mimic rivulets. I took one moment's council with myself, then walked up stairs, washed my face, brushed out my curls attired myself in a white linen suit, and came down again. The pretty girl hardly; knew roe;?8he couldn't hardly -credit ber senses, until I spoke, and, lold .her of, all coy Iroubles. Then bow she laughed to be sure. "Yes," said I, "I'm willing to confess that housekeeping is' an art, and one which I don':' possess.,. Only. I. mast acknowledge that I shall be a liUle mortified when aunt Rachel comes home and witnesies T?tir tn!.. I Here the hazel eyes danced again But I'bad secured a powerful ally. . ! "Ob 1" said she, "I can remedy all that. ' Just you tell me where to find the milk and j egg", and I will make' some custard." " . j I conducted her to the dairy department, j and stood looking on in speechlats admira ' lion, white'she drew off her gloves, rolled J up her roundest, pearliest of dimpled arms, land stirred op spicy mixtures in blue earth ' am K n a i f Y m Ainttr ndca r t m aninnla. VU Will SJB) UailK J Urg V M BlUJmw lion that nearly drove me crazy. Then she sent me oot after chips and had the fire all a crackling before I knew what she wa do-) toped, nay thought, that Binney & Co., ing. Then she washed the potatoes and pot j lfciDg churchmen of the straight-laced in the asparagus, and then burst into Bchooi had lhe intere8t of that great or sweetest peal of laughter that ever re echo- ed in the rafiers of that old kitchen. "Why what on earth are those?'' "Beets, aren't they ?" "They are radishes I" And "then we both laughed until we bad ; to lean against the dresser for support. "Come," said she "there's no help for it. tfO UtU9l gVJ UU OUU wl IWW hi.m v ... w real beets '." I never eniored anrthine half so much as that, nestling with a pretty face, all portant question, ana reaa wnas provea io smiles and dimples opposite, and a white , be the nigger, hidden under a deal of un little band wandering among green leaves, J necessary verbiage We have eaid that purely by accident, coming in contact with mine. Then the shelling was the most in teresting business, and our mutual superin tendence of the cookery, and the table set ting. To be sure we broke one teacup in our zeal, but who cared for that ! Then her merry laugh at my absence of mind roused me once more to the fact that i; was one o'clock, a superb dinner smoking 8 '. ' i on the table, Uncle Sedly and bis "hands approaching from one point of the compass, and aunt Rachel from the other. "Now promise me one thing, Mr Sedly," said the fairy. "I'll promise you forty," replied I7ener getically. She Blushed charmingly. "Don't ell tbem that I helped you. Let them suppose you a first class bouse keeper." I assented, not at all unwillingly, just as my auiit Rachelcrossed the threshold. She stopped short in astonishment at seeing that I was not alone, then a smile of recog nition flitted over her face. "Why, surely I cant be mistaken is it Hep3ibah ? My dear I'm so glad to see you Philip this is Miss Hepsibah Warren." "Mr. Sedly and I are very well acquainted already, ma'am" saiJ the yoncg lady, de murely, her long. eyelahes"hiding the mis. chievous sparkle of these hazel orbs, while I called aunt Rachel's attention by my mas terpiece of a dinner. What a liberal meed of praise I received for it bow raany undeserved complimeoib were paid me. I don't know which enjoy ed it the most, I or my bright eyed compat riot. However I believe aunt Rachel began to suspect how matters were after a while, especially when she discovered the carede rediahes and the empty charcoal barrel ! She said not a word, however, ouly smiled roguishly to herself. Well, all this happened three months since: I am really going to housekeeping now, on my own hook, and haven't a doubt but that I shall succeedadmirably, panic larly as I have engaged Miss Hepsibah Warren as a life companion. 1 am quite reconciled to ber name it bri ngs up before my mind'- eye the prettiest vision ol rose cheeks, dimples and satin braids of golden brown hair, over an alabaster forehead, and I am ready to exclaim with father Shaks. pear, "What's in a name? My little wife elect never can think of our first meeting without a fit of merriment, bat I dont ob ject to ibat. P. S. Aunt Rachel is delighted, and like a woman of sense, she never referes to that day's housekeeping. I have my suspicions that Hepsibah has told ber the whole story but I'll find that out after we're married. Can a 11 other Forget! Can a mother forget? Not a morning noon, or night, but she looks intp the coruer of the . kitchen where you read Robinson Crusoe, and think of you as yet a boy. Mothers rarely become conscious that their children are grown oo: of their childhood. They think of them, advise them, write to them, as tboogh . not full fourten years of age. They cannot forget the child. Three times a day sbe thinks who is absent from ihe table, and hopes that next year, at far thest, she may just "have her own family there," and if you are there, look out for the fat limb of a fried chicken, and coffee which nobody but everybody's own mother can make. Did Haioah forget Samuel ? A short sentence, full of household history, aud running over with genuine mother love is telling beautiful :-''Moreever, his motber made him a -little coat, and bro't it to him from year to year, when 6be came up with her husband to sacrifice." A motber mourning at her first-born's grave, or closing the eye of child after child, displays a grief whose very sacredne is sublime, but bitter, heavier than '.be death stroke is the desperation of a son who rush es over a crushed heart, into vices which he 1 would hide from even tha sbaodoned and vile. , , : Napoleon was onca asked by a lady what France needed for tha education of youth: and the short profound reply was, "Moth ers. A lady, speaking of the gatherings of Religious Intelligence. The Episcopal Convention was thrown into anothor stew over a series of resolu tions, introduced by Horace Binney, Jr., setting forth the great joy felt by himself and clique over the decease of the nigger. This question had been very summarily disposed of at another session, and it was hoped never again to be resurrected. But the true and sincere friends of the Church were mistaken in their men. They had . again being distarbod by their ill-timeu resolutions. But their hopes were disBt pated on Tnesday last the day by the - Way had been set aside by the Convention &g 0QC of th(J thanksgiving to God over the retn of peMe. Mr. Binney arose dur- ing one of those momentary pauses that generally follows the vote upon some im- the resolutions were wordy they in fact acknowledged a little of everything, and there was much set forth to give tharjks for, but wa felt more than thankful to hear Mr. Binney wind up the harangue, and discovered that no one had been hurt. We must inform the readers why our ap- prehensions were aroused. On Mr. 13tn- . . . - . n 3 j . : t : ney s taaing'tne noor, ana prouuciug aia yard and more of manuscript, the repor ter of the New York Independent, sapient youth with considerable more brass than brains, clapped his hands with an idiotic expression of joy, and exclaimed, ''Now comes the fun." These church rowdies designate disttubing the peace in a relig ious council, 'fun It has proved aserious kind of enjoyment to all who have per mitted this perplexing question to once en gage their attention. Well, as the New York Independent man says, the fun com- l mecced. Dr. V nton, of New York, aec- onded the resolutions in a speech of abil ity, and withal eloquent. Got Hunt, of New York.repUed to it in a statement-like effort, and made apparent the sophistries it covered, a well as the irregularities of the whole proceedings. Govercor Hunt's speech was listened to with attention, and he went bver the whole ground with a minuteness that was remarkable, lie spoke also upon the merits of the case, and dwelt feelingly upon things as they now exist. Dr. Kerfoot followed him in a speech admirably suited to the occasion lie re lated in no braggart, spirit what be had suffered at the hands of our late enemies. He told how he had been a p isoner in their hands, and how even then he bad upheld his principles. In a voice of deep earnestness, he said : 'My loyalty is ten times greater than that of any man who boasts of bis upon this floor' He allud ed also to the wrong committed in intro ducing such resolutions, and of the malic ious spirit evinced in it by creating hos tility for men whose love for the Church would not permit their violating their con science in voting for what was intended as buncombe. If the crowd who bad been hanging around the doors of the Convention insti gating those incendiary movements, had possessed the spirit of a dog, they would have sneaked away after such an expose. But no, their ambition was to ravish the Church at whose altar they had solemn'y sworn to serve God, and Him only. With all the insatiate thirst of gluttons they smiled at the good Doctor's home thrusts. What was concord, love or charity to them T To have accomplished their purpo?e they would have permitted the disruption of the church. We honestly believe they would not have hesitated to have Lewn down the Temple of God itself, had it been a hindrance to the execution pf their plans. They have dictated malign abuse of men of the same belief as themselves they have scattered, the same broadcast over the land, and grinned exultingly over the ruin it promises. These men are pro fessors they are wont to prate to us about charity and what constitutes Christianity, or what some of them style evangelical, vi tal party. These earnest laborers in the vineyard have not charity sufficient to allow even a reasonable difference of opin ion. It matters not what the Scriptures may say tbey have a more conclusive ar giment in the League's orders. The lat ter is the higher law to obey its man dates they rush pell mell, heedless ot rea son and circumstances. The League or dains, but, happily, there is a God who overrules, and who,in this esse, manifested Himself, and showed how insignificant are the machinations of men Human weak ness was never better illustrated than at It was hoped by the fanaticar crovi that at the last pinch, for the sake of quie the majority would cave ; they presume their principles were like their own, cot venient ; but oh ! bow mistaken. Tl lime army wno provea so true to tt, Church and Christ, much preferred quie but they were none the less determined i pursue the right. The disorganizes far eied they had frightened the m jrity it their -views, t ut the same body knew lb the Chief Magistrate of the nation ha undergone fur months just such buIlyiD iney were resolved, ana when the tor came, it was as decisive as that taken week previous. The church again uphel its sacred character, and those who sougl. to desecrate it were diaoomfciteeV an! routed. Dr. Vinton pledged his wort that, sq far as he was concerned, no mor efforts should be made in that lioe. wj should think not. If those eDgaged ij the last two raids have any eliame left they will never again ask their conetit a ants to return them to this body. As as me delegation irom tnts mate is co cerned,.we can assure the Convention th it is the determination of the Episcop Church in this section to supply their pi ces at the next convention with belter an holier men William Welih and Dr. Har excepted. -".j We admire pertinacity of purpose, b not when it is engaged in a diabolical en sade. . We can appreciate a reasouabl enthusiasm, when the object sought i worthy of that exertion ; but we abhor th spi.it let loose in the convention last wee by men who seek rather to gratify thei prejudices than serve their God Th most of those engaged in it were emigran Irom the land ol muscular Christianity that land where it was once fashionable te men is denounced as being an ins poster. The same land where God's truth mocked, and where, all the isms generated in hell have been cast loo e to annoy thd world. Sunday Mercury. JtST The Episcopal General Convention! which met in Philadelphia, in the early part of October and is still in session, has! made for itself a record which will forever! resound to the credit, the harmonv. and peace of the church. In spite of the per sistant efforts of Horace Binney Jr., Dr. ilowe, Dr. inton, and a few other radi cals, with whom politics was more impor tant than religion ; he convention as iften as the .point was raised, quietly voted uown au political aw anions, and put its seal of condemnation upon all political priests and all political preaching. Noth ing of a secular or political character will appear upon its journal ; and the great bishop of rent sylvania, m words of burning eloquence and power, exposed the difference between a Minister who preach ed the Gospel, and one' who preached about slavery, or natiotial political, or sen sation topics. In view of this action of the united wis- dom and piety of the Church, how con temptible appears the little clique of schis matics who would mar its harmony, pre vent its joyful reunion, and destroy its ancient organization hew utterly insig- ninrant abashed and ashamed ma?t they ieei, wnoionowea tne world, the flesh, the devil and the nigger, upon the plea of vital piety and conscience; standing before their respective communities, tebuked by their Bishop, and condemned by the cou Bidered and re-considered action of tho Grand council of the Church. Democrat. S&" The New York papers report tho appearance of Cholera at Brooklyn. Vig orous sanitary measures are tulkedoty as they have been ever since its outbreak in the East, and nothing really done. Should not every town and village fu the country at once clean up the streets and alleys, and burn decaying vegetable market, and put the country in state of as complete purification as possible. The battle fields of the South are also fruitful of causes of sickness. Cleanliness is akin to godliness. The list of English holders of Confed eral Cotton bonds, which was published in this country, and declared by the shod dy organs to have been furnished by ono of the departments at Washington, ic de clared by the English press to be bogus. Quit a number of prominent Englishmen, whose names are on the list, have denied, through the newspapers, that they held any of said bonds. - Judge Wright, of Boston, Vavs that out of 32,764 children in that city, under fifteen years of age, 1,800 are annualy in some way disposed of as criminals. So it seems that the Solons of the ' hub' - t , .