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,oliVar's effect' upon
'literary fortunes, .that ...the publisher's of Tor.
Ni y Tout: Mrtiftnity aili..noNs• ledge
. 1 be .1)s sekt-
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'that THE New Valor:Al ractiay . for this, yffar
.<lB63lwill-lte'riCherdn evary• luxury of Polite
Literature, than.m'ar before. It is na'upstait
"speculation, no, temporary f , sensittion,",• but a
first class literary weekly, %Vidal . ' 'has been fa . ..
ritiliar to:tha Unititti States . lei a quarter Of a
Cantu nod %%bile the'-ivishy-wastly mash,
room prints of:Yesterday are cutting down their .
talent v'en hile . theyraise,their sukscription . :
t•trice,, ; Tit N Youti• Admi'ci•gy mai'etainS till
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tts . gt eat Staff of
. Romancers, Poets, Humorists, -
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nitres to make tr'srill.greitt , r:for.'lSW.l.• •
It is tha one purer foi:everyhome. Ifs forty
eoluMns'lif reading..niatter. per 'week'entistitute'
an unparalleled ' .
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CoNSF;RVATORy . OI:II , THE ENTEATAINING
and its 'Novels, Alicalaneoirs•TaleS; Beauties of
Verse, Giossiti f 'Vein Ber . ),id'sider. of pi.-
palisintlf combing ..to
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WIT AND SENTIMrNT•!
The husband reads it to his. wihs, the' - moths.'
'to her children, the.' lover to" his sweet-tienri,
the to his comrades,. and the 'villa-e„e
'school master'to the•Circle'around the stove,—
It is,fairriliar to the sight of every inanOVOilian
and chtld hi our couritiy,•itiollins regular-sub•-
scribers in seVeralTcauntries• inYinromr;
'New Youe Mnaminv is also identifiedWitht he
gritodeeL - patriotiuM "al the for. seeeral
'members of its` brilliant•Stalf hold. high •ratik
i7!r nOlde'army; acid have. made therhselees as
famous With the Sward' il'i with -the !'en.:
great illustrating artist Or Tun.
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paper the highest artributes of Fine A tri. end
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Mises-ici sutpasejtstilf in nil these iesfrects du
ring Oa New Year! •, . ,
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The fi rst Nnw your; Nicnnuitynvelette for
the Neee Year,..rn,he conrintliced .in the issue'
otJanuary 3,'.',863',.ie called '.
• . . .. VICTORIA; ' • .
The of drif 7 ttle, Clifib
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IiVIOR or "011.61( CAMPLIKIJ.,"
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elettes PublisherFon•this side of the Atlantic ;
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fact that they are .ettgeil.y reproduced, after
• their . , publication in the lq,saMirty, -liy. the
.English press: We may add that' the new tale
..Victoria," Is fully equal in interest and depth
.oT plot to either of 'those which have secured
so largesa share'Of public approval, and we can .
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WHAT THE WARIS FOR
A certain 11.ev. Allred ..Gilberi ha's re—
'cently'beep lionized by the “Loyal . Union .
ague," at Philadelphia;. •He "bas •delivered a
number.' of speeches abofindingswith the. most
infamous sentiments that have eve:l . ..drooped
from the lips 'of man.' '.Vcre make room 'for the
following'extra ets from '..speeeh : of
in the Notelc . Ante/. icriit. the '71 . 6 ult.,
Our readers to them ' as sentiments of
n. Simon: Pure Loyal LOYal :Leaguer: . ••
:EL.:l . :car for the abolition Of: slavery!
Why should we lono.er. attempt. to hoodwin.k .
one anOthe'rt . Why , should we deny. .wbait'vve
know .to be a,fact? But it is•nat.a ter the
abolitinn o . fslnvey,because the*.old aboliticinists
have influenced the government; the abolition—
ists have,h . aftbut•little to do With. it directly?•
It is n.wa r for the . abolition. of'slavery; because
the, fatuity of the, leaders;of the southern Coded,:
eracy has placed us in such . a.poSition that'
cari•wagh no war with socinor to ourselves
because the.annoupeement of an extreme doc
trine of evil on the 'one side, has made impera-
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Vejip9 . ll' 119 the aptioiincement or extrem
•octririe of good upon 'the Other... It is a 'war
or the abolition of slavery. .becaule 'to wale
any other war nia.kes us accomplices. in' th
hoirible crime of 'the south IS6j
'11366, it. is itniyerTal . libertj against
lalre'ry. for: the poor, it Is (ray . agaiOt eight, it
Us Gologainst Satan, oral:the' trtimpet.tones
the liogleO Call Yrr,to the. eontlict• . ,• •
IQs thii a time, then, •fqr- lethoir,..y,.i.s• ;t..ir
fle•for despair; ie it .a time for stoppinig; the
confliet4 No! : No! The time 'for comitrOmize has
gotte,forever, henceforth, the war .a,s . .waged
!limn botb , sitle§ is for a' new • Union. - .Neither
north' nor' sonth bre fighting for si!patation... I
know the south claim to be but it is not sit . . Non.
cannot divide this - country' except temporarily.
is written' in the eternal dect.oes'of trite [ha
we shall he'one, antitnie we shelf bivtitider Davi
Or:under tineoln.:'We shall' be either a grew'
'free confederacy or a great .ilave confederacy
'r,he north is .essetifinal to the south, tha.sonti
. . ..
is'esseotial tii.t he north. - If w (lo riot take and
Reap thert:they,will take e,rl - keep .;tlc.. • This
s the only choice before us and who will choose
he •la:tter ?'• • '•
' . ,• ' , .
, But it.yoihave the spirit of men n•ithin you
mr lay dowii your arms,- Ilyoft love humani:
ty, racer lay .L . l,iivm your arms:. you! (ear
Grl", - neveC:lay doiv)your
not base-poltroons . and'co , :yOrds,or wiCled trai
tors, you will poter.say ?lay-down };our . artrys'"
victory: is achieyed, and tlie.critintry -un•
ited under the 'rifle or a tree utal freedom loving.
man.. From 'the first of January, 1863, eVery.
. antrloyal .American - is, an Abolitionist
every American army is. an abutitionists army
and .whoTPver it.'adva'nces carries in one -hand
lie kwOrtl . or the gun, ill the . other feedoni for,
he neer.o." ' • . .
Mr. Merrick said he, regretted exceedingly
the indisposi tion which had preventedniarfrom
attending on the previeths• evening (T:ueSday)
wfieb he ivids announced 'speak', but ibe 'Avas
-ui erred -from keeping his appointment, by alv
soidite'neeesity. :Though . rev•eting.this neees';
site he had been obliged to
. aegniescu in it en-
der the• advice of his physician.' : Indisposed
when he left Cliicagn, his•indisdosition had been.
so inereasedhy the tared that he tlid not think
proper to fruit its'phyaica(istrentitli.and' voice
before• an andiiince •On next he
would be wiih thetn . , sick or•welp. (Afiplatise.)
to do 'so.breause he 'agreed
heillemoracy of Tsrew,-York,'heeanse he
indorsed mostfilliy'and cord , i6cilly all.. that the.
listing iisheil gentleman 'Who 'preeedeid him,
'had said,•and desired in go. heyond' and 'carry'
nut the - logicalinepee,of the principles laid
down. .ThO Qonstitulion Wray intended for 'the
.W . e'st and North and South whether,
in MO' of ileace; itextendeditspretecting shield
ovey . tbe entire cotinfry., As o;western man he
would say to 'the - people of New-York that wa s :
the principle of the .western - tleinee-rifey; . and
tha - ti if the Constitutio - was-declared, a warrant
•for't - he mast dutra'greoususttrpations of executive
- poWer, - would out'Of the Union;'. but if she.
went, she could carry. the' Constitution of the
United States ivith tier. She re . vereneeti : and lov
- ed thetijnion;:but. there - was one.thing tihelov,
eVand re‘Nteneed abode all, and was resolved .
.tolproteet beyond ,the maintenance of the Union
awl - Obit was the spir it, of persimal . and political
Jibeity which,' became ine'arnate in. the: nonsti;
:tht.inii - of the United States. [Groat applause.]
ENCOURAGE 141E' REBELS
have' till inisted that the mdin
encquiaii,ement. received ..by the rebels, and
the leading' cause oftheir !flea—
.stires, was 'to he found in the Abolition
nals of the North. We have- 004' . nt proof
of the eflect, 'hut • in the croivited .state of nur
columns haVe• Mend no otMortnnity to publish
it heretofore.;.But we*.cannot omit any-long
er,' the • following testimony from Abe letter'
of a .soldier connected l with. the army near
Vicksbnyg. ' Pa. says; ' -.. - •,•• , „• •
"Union cause 'a't dile South - -has ' sufn , red
more at- thehands of-Republican • papers 'than
from all others.'reasons. 'Circulating among
•fhe peOple far. beyond Our li'nes',"' these .papers
are read and commented upon:; From the.
Chicago Tribune ',and -others papers of that .
class, people here get .the impression thittthe
first, last and only Objeet of this •war is to
free niggers. From such' "papers''..yve learn
has,ls of "Cop perhead,", "Traitors;" !,13utter•
nuts," ' , knights of the 'Golden ; Circle,"
all manner of dangerous O rganfzaticins are
springing tip in- the North as by ' , Magic.
From that elass.of papers
. we learn
the entire North'is in danger from eiVil war;
rhat treason is rapidly on the - gain,. All .Don
ocrafie papere.are.by these sheets stiamailied
as treasonable. ones, till, the rebelS 'here be—
live; tha't the North . .Will,,jii less than six .
months,.outdo%the §outh even in : treasonable
sehemes,.and that the.'entire army Will .be'
needed at home-to suppress rebellion there."
POPPERIIEADS Vs. BLACICS.NAICES..-,Theßlaek.
Republican,:exessively fond Or applying 'Pet
names.to. their '.opponents; 'are now, ,very
dustriously; applying •' the term .aCormer- ,
heads": iothe.Democratc We like it • much.
Ther is an applicability' about: it. which speaks
out boldly and has a palpable
The "Copperhead" is peculiar to. I his . coun
try: a fearless, indeppdentsnake that knOws
its power, and when disturbed or interfered
With, uses it; iris a brave snake, and there.
B .IVI. : EI I tIP:OR. , .t , '.* : IV.!'KEIIA:COVATV,,, - .P7 . ! 5A':11 . (1 . 4.1)4Y..;....APR1L . ;.: -- kl i i180;3:
..fore, naturally tolerdnt,• harmless and ; passive;
but take , care - .you' do not- trample - upon:it,
for it never except' ettack..i,ts., • foe
when - once 'ajOuSed, is awful.', ',.
:. Now, the repvesentatiye' of the Republican;.
opposite 'fo the Copperhead, is.the
'And 'here,.too; •the'enalogy is !complete: The
Blacksnake is a cowardly; ,hissing, thieving
lle')nieseaSes somewhat' the-,;pOwer .
•chartn;".bot: he ~always charms - the inno—
cent to destruction'.. . ~ robs.,bird's- , i4life;
visits the bafri'yerd. and suck hen's eggs, and
vill'often.be . found coiled. around the . of a
cow. sucking- her 'milk, . hist .:u.S 'Black Repuh7 ,
licancentractot's, jebbers,. and ':office holders,
ere now doing
.• Uncle. *Bainuel.—.Teffer—.
V.IOLATIOI OF THE CONSTITUTION
.14.traelt fiorn*rasplugton's Fremel.F.Address t
It is . importarit; :likewise,' that. the •-hahiti
Of thinking in ri• free country, :should --inspire
- caution, in those entrusted.: with', its adrniniS
[ration, to' cOnfine themselves •within 'their
respective constitutional ` spheree,• aVoiding
tit the exercise of the powersOf one, department
:to encroachnpon The.- . .spil it, or: en
eroaaclr neat. ienifsdo consalfdix4 • tile jlu sera of al!
oi - depot:molts isr oiret acid thus lo• .create what.;
ever the form of - gayer!! men t,.
A. jue t.'estimate .of the' love •,Of 'povver, and
proneness, to, abuse It, predorninatei in
,the human: heart,i. is suftiiciorit • to satisfy
of the truth of rhis'position. The necessity.
of reciprocal,ebecks in the exercise of poltical
power,' dividingand distrihuting, it into differ
ent depositories,- and: constituting each •the
ouarrliari of the.public weal. against 1101 - Blobs.
by the others, h,s beerienvied ? by•experimeots
anct'ent and rimderm'some. of them in our Coun
try, and ..pn'der-Our • oivh• eyes:. To preserve
them must- be as necessary, as to institute
them. the opinion of: the people,• the
distribution or Modification of-the constitution,
al powers be iu •any. particillar :wrong,: let - is
be corrected 'hy . ..an amendinent. in tbe Way.
which. thy', Constitution'
,ilesignates. • -But .. let
there ben° change by usurpatitin; _for . ..though
tbis,• :none instance; maybe
. the instrument
of . goßri, it is the customary weapon by which
free government Sate destroyed. The preced
ent roust always
. greatly: overbalance in . per
manent evil any :partial .or•transient :benefit
which the use •earr at any • time .yield.. •
The' Tribune Betrays •Itself..
....J(the Democratic party floss' oppose: the
war., they' force the adminkfratiori
pence nod a peace forced upon u 4 by Demo
cratic defection must ,of .. ..rotirse he •
diSonioi, for which the Democrat ie.riaty thus
makes. itself fully respotisible.--Tribunfr: -
In this little sentence. the Tri.Gdne: betrayed,
its whdle policy and. secret :purprise...,',,Xtiow'-
Ing perfectly well that the great. mass. Of. the
•Demecratic'party nol.only'fawirs ~buy, dem
andi•o ..vigorous prosecution
~of the War. for
the Uniori, hoWever much it opposes
version into ri.war for. abolition,, t; has never
-lleless pet•sisteutly afnl. malignantly misrepre
sented its . . position, falsified • itsirecord, ma
ligned its leaders; Itbelell , , its jotirnals---all
with the disloyal purpose •*Of se.curing .the ilfs•
union for which'.it• had :"always labored',. and
with the partisan .purpose of making the . .. Dem
ocratic party ',seem responsible. for disunion.
During the Seymour *campai.go l in this state,
columnsrho" has. for otteri 'bore itr:, faily•
teemed trtth•the. hipst.lsh'ameles.' falsifications
of.the:erreechk . of Democrats,- the wishes of
tho . party; and the parpos'e of: GosTrnor. Scv
31t1E1E. • Is-there . ariy
. doubt- -to-day,-now -that
Goy . el.llor SEYMOL'I2 has been. sine . monthsafire, whether or -. not "the Treb'eritit told the
truth?' A'te ° its' Predietions Justified : . by's'the
.event, or are they. not?' .Were its statements
wholesale...slanders; -or were
• Tri..day onilmis
rei)resents the 'viewof the • Democrats, "wile'
believe that' the Irnion m'ay.. be,. 'restored by'
the olive branch :.where the sword' has fnileil'
and' ocie.. it for the some nurpo , :e,. in,. the 'lf
sMrit, 'and aittian equl, hopes
to tnake 04unicin inevitsble to force the ail-
ministration into digonion' • peqce;
ondtoshilt, the.odiuto for that terribte
.iipoh-theDemOcratie •party", —N. Y. We //.•
'very fact that.all of a sadden- 'Retail)lir
eau journals manifest such enthnsiasm for these
oraiinitation inspires '‘w th.distiust. of • theni.
Thiiif have hndunieSs We ate vastly mista
ken—their oriuin in the'resnt of late. political
eleetinns. for one, Shail.pever admit , that
becatisenhe D'eracieracy is're-asserting its . an
cient MoWer,:there is just now .particularnny
necessity for nriW organiiations to sustain this
Union, There are hundredabf honest men-and
pa'n'iots, no- (look, 'who connect theinselves,
'with these , --ar iet ies. They. Would:be honest
men*Lid patriots outside •of them. There
tio fpr seek
They can in no way add vigor. to 'the Govern—
ment. TheY.have no:control (nip! the. public
'sword 'Or purse., The:President and his Secre—.
tary aril clothed. with .tho tell and limitless
management of the entire physical and finan'..
cial means or the... country; These
May. turn out a fresh swarm of wordy orators'
to deluge the country
. with verbal patriOtism,
taking good care the
.while to keep out' nut all
*longer : themselves, bur' We have yet to learn
what : else they WilleffeCt.. •
This:'movernent IS apiece of,mock. patriot—
Lism, gotten up by designimz .men fOr
iwrposes. •.The- majority who'gn into. it from
.the very best motives 'will some day'' discover
- that they have been entrapped. Let us say to,
the Democracy, you have no.use for Such . sus
picieus organizations ,=your principles arejust,
patriotic, and national —youare'ready: in demon
strate'threngh your party, and- in your person
al relations, your devotion to.the' country 'end
its laws; but you are not..disposed Adfoll into
bed cotimnor because.they - wear gq6d 'clothes
—you* are .not; going into E,triy drganization
which siich hien na Horace
. Greeley ' commend
. .hoW alluring the ,devices it' *holds'
.Our,-or ho w. beautiful 'the'bariner it mirehei un
'dee—ynii.nre trot of those whom Pitt in his - .re 7
ply to .Walpole.described as '"igriorant in spite
orexperietice . "-=You have' learned • enough to
be profounrqy . convinced .that no organization
can' Ilbserve the cruise of this Union into which
Abolitionists intrude.tbemseiveS; and of...which
'they berdme the leailieruianagers: •
If the people are noxious to . goiolo a Union
League under, the ideri tharthey :pin aid the . ri..
flop in.ihis 'Critical 'period, Jet. Winn". mi. info
the D'emocracy, end they'will breathe:the 'tru
eatspiritof. Inve•foi. the:nation and' its
We have . heard it said that man Vvhb
is a: teal true .21to.ioi . i.needs no other,religion"—
so..we, say that a mon who is n genuine
,needs nO.Loyal League to inspire with
devotion',. to his 'c'ountry., He.,%-haii.. it. in his
'heart.. ~ffe. h aS„'been educated to it.: .1 hati:
Its of.his life. confirrifit,.and 'the - traditions:' find
teachings : of:his party 'Carve it into his nature.
in characters more 'durable' than.brass-or . mar-
. 1:ho*-DemOcracy: is Ate • o
this &L . • •
. . .
pot do.. The loyalty a nd . : fidelity ..of
n.lite is not Lobe emPhasized by a ce . rtilicate.
yibboirupoulde.left IdOgle - not to 'take the
place of, ihatjeotnee and
•the constitutiou in.which eniuest patriots Keiji
grown gray. What .}would lie thought - of . a
people Whose wairsm.protileinatital that
'it required.. to . bo f • established: bY indiv ideal
alTidevits? Andofwhat te;trture must be .that'
loYaltyivhlch . requires such blatant
ation as that. with.U , hich . th . ; bully agaerti his
courage and tit; demirep 'her And
yst the members of this ..I.league'.• impudently'
.disloyalty - cit those relho.decline .
the-degrading ce.remotiialYand.'re.alt from the
sickening and disho'nest: mummery which..thed.
The League is apaltry and a shalloW 'politi
es] juggle. .The horns, hoofs,:and tails of well.
Itilown old hacks . are but ClutnSily ' - coticealed•
by 'the traPpii:gs and eaprisonedit :which they
have sought to disguise themselves,.. It makes'.
'but a sorry. pageant. . di'alstaff's.regitne.nt eould'
not have a, worse. figure.' Its OrgaMpirs hoped..
.to delude - and bewilde some of the
. MOO 3 obtnie.
of the man species by -assurningan . • iclrnt4
Between their own political ilevices'ainlpatriOt-
Jsm. But they., have
.not -succeeded - and 'Will.
not Succeed.; The people . Of the North 'are not
all marines. 'They' are. apt to, scent a' , patty
trick with the utmost readiness. - And of all
the paltry Party tricks of the, period this qj
dOyal leagues' sinells sirongeSt.. . 1 -
.Lengues.are generatlylornied for the purpose
of attaining ...sinister . ..ends; 'They .. have
ostensible and a secret purpose. Their . : memb
ers Wear the blidg,e of the' first. Upon . : their
Waistscoats and the insigoitrof.tha Init in:their.
'hearts,. But :confederacies el 'this...sort are.
sObjeCt to sudden ruptures, : . The element of.
chanc.e.which occasioned the. coalescence dee',
.likewise disintegrat km.. The . Loyal
League. is no exception to this rule.. It is ens .
livened by a - schiirn - of 'proportions as lorrn-
idable to it as •l he 'Lutheran schism was to
motherchurch. Tlie augurs' have apparent,
ly•falten out and taken to pulling one anoiher;s
hair... The rimetirni, of Friday : night _ at . the:
• Copper Institute. ddisclosed tike .magnitude , magnitude and.
„virulence of this , heresy. The speeches and
.1)61 N•ith,radicalism. v. Those
of the •prevfots
.rneetilig• vailed their, genuine
,meaning under 'a dee'ant exterior show of
servntistr.' The two.rtval.machines - are
'at work, and they promise to wat•••tlitrt• each.
other, till not ,a- cog nor'• a erardt . .nor an •axle
isleft of'ert .
flrorld. • • •
Fora Presidential :.aspirants.Maritheii• with
their: 'their grand of
Political. gamblers, contractors, . - Janatienl
harilAs amt: adventurers:, Cl . likago in - 180'.
Their . their Major General!,'
adiers, .Colonel=, Captains, and itihnfilinntes.
were upon the ground',: - marshaling their - re..
(ainera; and wialdint4..their Golden weapons,
in snme•wak obtain - ad; antl'protnises reckless
ly made.. if was', a gram! . concentration . of
venality, deceit" 'and ambition, I.i
was sacifan assambldge, .nevir beforn••rnet
to :neinsure %yards,, promPes . and bribesj• for
dui fi rat .cliance 'to plunder an empire,. which.
' too litany was respecting the purpose,
the intent, and the .`result'. of 'this'. enclave .4if
rapacilms, Plunderers,' From the cid& North,
the far West, East and the, South by rail, by'
boat, on horseback-, on foot,: in cariiages they
earne orwent to,that City, . and tlid four G.en
era's of Alexander. the . Great
. were; not tonic!
iire'inly 'Ol the prize, -that invlted their nvitrici-
Cud, craviugs octet „than,werd these
,aspiratioos . , for the spoils of..the
nation.:,. But they Could
_dot mete -oat 'the
States' provinces, and each °with
army "take hold • and. posses's" his' share' as
a separate kingdarn, paver, or country;' so
once must be the chief, and' so `the others
finis! , he the particifitors in the,': °On geyern•
neut., • which, 114 subsequent events* prove ;
has becothe a -government of- liMitless power,
1 and by the ne s sisrance of a - congress . eleeted •01
the sane time• With the,successfel presidential
•a4pirant., - ineestell with all authority., In
ispo .z the four - preSidential aspirants who'
went to ChiragOvall.went : th•lVashington, all
were placed in . power,•wherdi heir followers,'
retainers, eiltetollers, jrulr Liciern.e, euntraridrs,
&d., Szc:,-.1.41m.Wer with them at- Chicago;
, would..have them to he, and th . eir 'retaine'rs
with therii, 'thirsting, raving, bdrning to • be
rewarded, and to'let loose upon the - *credulous
people whotp they bad woqlitti into their , sup::
- port. Did it 'evel• ,happen before, since •t he
world began, that Such, a combination of such
tbaraeters were placed in ft position
. to do so
much harm? , lies it ever befoth occurred to
poor, falleri,•blimied Man, in any part of - .the: .
world, 'civilized or saVage; that so much .of
evil. has been ilondby aoy• number of leaders,
mil(tary or.eivilt. • It is
.obriottS that each di
vision of the-grand army must. have - .been 'pro
pitiated,.or neither could sliceeed• . .lt' is. evi 7
denithat.all. must have equal liceriCe to reap
in the- fields of plunder the industry' of our
economical people had load's -to groan With
.for. these: , "sp.bilsiten •
dent that a. wide • door . , or niany'wide AloorS,
must be ttirwn open or cut. through, the -walls
of the traditions, eonstitutives. and' safe-gliaids
throWn 'around. these -fertile fieldi; to enable
all this- votume of rabid, insatiate . greed;:to enter
at Once upon the
. ..spoils. All. this' :has been
done, ...All these .heve 'lieenithrough tLsin and.
left but -.little for'
. the iightful poisessera . .—-
Sinee,thaworld - hegan, .was ,there ever n peo—,
pl"robbed-so seen, so throughly, and •so heart;
;These four presidential:candidates • Were . re.-
ally iff . riower as:soon aft.the result of the elec
tion was known:, What earthly chance, then;
for a'compromlie, a Settlement of the difficul
ties . whiCh, to. - alrturn power, they7had'-catised?
They .must have:war to'reWard . their fidloWeri
—peace,eonld :not (10 •• fr.. • Pich division "we'd
demand a' hirmliedtfold'more. than . pence
yield all cornpromiseswere irjepted;
so the'pettee: convention Was' a failure;
commissioners sent_ to- make were;'ret
fused a 'bflarine; oo the people were.depihd-ihe
vto.ws of (,ofd Scot,tepon the rthitity'of the trni
tee, tutisi'tokaubdtie I he§outhern Confederacy! .
'so.; eyfirYjneans . Were used to.pui it . beyond
poWer of thC people to be ':infor - rned; :and the
'four grand : armies or the; foie prpsidentiol,
Tants . few . chipf depoftmcrits, ofthe.
eral gov.ernmentr.trorn that day 'to thl have
keyed, uponthe lOyal'people of North. z-:
Boor prvvideritinl tisithants still .hold there pOS'
sitiOns-still'play' the same are, us
trann'tfie . cornrnencern'ent, thetnole'ofthetr,.seit,-
eral alinies tricksters, fanatics and . toodlea.—
'no wonder our generals ars',..hdnipered. - .They.
Want no One tri-eit in :popularity. .No'. wonder.
cross purposai.distroet the_operation.of'those
.whose intere'sts.elrish in
ing, the peoPle ! . •NO wntulef gaveronfent paper'
is .tovalue... - .No wonder
tha dark.forebnd ingrS Cloud "Ov.er the prospect,
and glodm sits. brooding in doubt of whatnex . -
will be demaiided by:this quiirtuette of preait
dentioLospirants . and hordes. No . wonder
Pronee snails 'her fingers at..the - . Monroe • doe..
trine; that England takes no core to disguise
he'r assistance to the' South, and,..the
ro . tiOn byre-wordin the world. These four presidential aspiratits.linvi! tio9sedth'e
of.theseStatec;•eallise'cl-tlie - war, withthe',Co
yeoient Belli of-a flegitioee end . vindictive • re
lieious abolition ipiri I; ready .for any Alesperate
efiVIIII titre, who would s 0 tar ..tifiirode . them
selvesat to . stoofrto . itt
become drunken yvillf. its rofintioons virue,..
ilercalter,.*hen 'men wish to expreia,' in -Or
'itturigest terms of : reproach;' their views
any government, which 'will ever curse any
enuntry.:they will say, nearly :as corrript-,, as
imbecile for good; 'as reckless and'Juinorisl? as
that of the four presidential Candidates' in 'Alta
;United'State's, which was inatigiirated in
The conSolation we haye is that the.people. arc
. • , .
arbused•to its enormities, anirwill be ton pow•
aria! for it and•its grand 'erriry. Its Major and
'Brigadier generals arid their .Staffs'. circulate
•ovnr the corintry . ; figuretit Union League, -fan:,
d;ingoes;and frown . . centemptriouily upon all
,wholiareffn think and to speak, only 'as -they
, commanil, We knoWthey are of the force that
'is pillaging the hip! Nor th- , -the • army Of the
presidential candidates, If. paitiththe.
and tumble down . hefore•tho purstrasive, appli
ances of tlirstifosin poWer,we,know they Ore. the
last - poor'crippleS wbo . go into the' 'service of .
the'fonr presidential candidates. If tussy, Men
sy,,crusty, sissing editors snarl and. sus p, we
'will not heed them, they cannot' bite,. -arid we
:are tno familiar with their snualling,s. : to regard.
them,: Xliey rheir'inaeters' bidding,' • and
'ere he feebleet'comp.followers of
. the army of
the presidential ca'ndida 'tes; :Let
. 1 hem
to the,dolim al:railing, them. Of, political 'perdi•
lion`. We will beartlrom arid. restore the : Lin-,
'l l g- &milord Blnn,ar
An Incident. \,
In an:. - ohirine.villaiti, -in the': state of Vei=
modt• there liVed en tined tnan,:friendless and
'without uenneetions, be:vya3' one of the
ehrly.silprß pi the eenn try,. and dame 'here
elorte.. Daring . the revolution ;heti rook up
aenis.i.vith the rebel .andgave bin 'property
(or the bPl“.'fic pl, t he, tevoletionary•ainfy; tr , Tle
endured all the prieatiops which characterized
:that struggle rot.. liherlYt . ,he - •e - ippialized him—
self in ' several battles - , and after the' efforts
of the eneiny foi freedom, Were' erotyneil ;with
-success; retired to `private life.. :He' be..
rime very poor, and he ,was compelled to earp.
his • daily; bread by. - :working one day here
and. life next tnere....llis: %Vile . : thed-L-children .
. tiad mine. • • •
, In this suite Jilone in the world, divested
or, -protinity,'' - aged nrid.-',infirrn, it - Creditor
seized the few little effiiets'lie had and -com
mitted hiv'hodyjo prison. Somerif his arqutrin-
stances bailed him out to liberty of, the.yard."
lie remnined . within' , ithei. limits" twenty.
Aeven . -years-tsoinethries
„working for one
perSOn and sometimes ' for., nnother,." at snob'
AYCll*ns,he (milli - - perform. . Gardening . ,iii/the.
,Surnmer, and doing chores in . the winter, were.
L tisnal '.occupation. 'Finally . 'he . Maild n
bargain•• .Witli the • village' tavern , keeper,,
i'lmd hound hirrNelt alit during life for his
board and'.elotires• lie 'used.-tO talie'.•care of
horses, inalie.tirei; /...:.... . . .
At this period' of his life; • there ..wits . .n
vonsnieious nhit"rarier- traveling through the
count' y;,receiving 'Ongr'atulations• and mien-.
iion.ol all , %lass. s ; :if our vitiw;ens. As lie
hastened through her villages,. -his - fame. went
before hfmand the people' turned oat . 1•11-ntasse
to ,Il 01 : •him- a hearty welcome. lie s arrived.
nj'the Village where' the . ''!old soldier' lived
sinppini over pi,ght. in the genre, Louse
. . . .
The old tuan . .koew him and --o ft en tried to
40 :access. to his appartroelos, but .3vithout,
success—The 'aristocracy of the- place,. the
1%01101, shirtt, the, silk gowns i the little
oldsters and pretty misses mast first . greet
the stranker. ;However the — old man' made
interests with.one of his villagers to request
an interview with the, stranger, • “Tell • him
said he, "that Capt. B, of the 7 :Regiment of
infatitry, iviehes to see him 'at, hie leisure.'
• . .
The man conveyed the message. The saran=
'ger was electrified,, "Whit;' • said* , he„.:mis
he. Whet() is he..l''‘ at the same:trine;
leayirtg .his ruffled shirt company,.he went
into-. the bar-room /in search of the i‘old'
soldier.' He'foundhim.--iii it possible,'' 4a id
the :sirangers, 'that you are They
embraced each :other; and ivere So : affected
neither Could give utterance to one •syltable.
The spectators. wondered, gazed, and Wet,"
confounded.: The best feelings of }lnman' On •
tare. gained...the maste'r,.of -the vizhoje.lassem-:
At, last',-.said the stranger' .to th:e*Old.
Soldier, :come - . with • Me.' They retired , to a
room; alane,-,, and . eonversed about by-gorie
timesabout the battles. . they bad fought;
together and the' hardships - they.:had -ertepur.
tered...' Each . gave 'a particular . narration Of
his life space tlipir separation, .and that of
the Old ' Soldier was .heart-rending •te the,
illustrious stranger: He told him . of his prover•
tyi his troubles,- and his incarceration ;in
prison=-his' present means , of subsistence,
Sec. much do you owe," said „the .
stranger. r+,l have, been on the, limits twenty—
seien. years for: nineteen tiollais--The coiti
and -interest ma y y
pow itinount kineAtip re
'4 hero two one hundred': donde bilk
said the..stranger'; .'pay •..wlitit-• thou, '4,641.
1 . e.)111
,leave a deposit in , the ---7-,!-hinkr'"WlSlto
.you can draw for. • two...hundred...4ol,
a'.:yefir a long .as you Hie: '
By . this time,, the, people without
patient, Od.,could not doe
privacy :het ween our two.. beroes-.-TheyAreiit,
out took• refreshineni—thi strtittfurrOd
to compani, the .-91 d
.to the laWyeilii.officettnd,Peiii hia debto
then -went into ~ t he.: pioeuredts
snit of clothes, T.hey next' day tint; 9td+Sol.
flier; - and, the • stranger departed..) tOneiki;c„ .
,the, people. , to •:.coojecturt '.llle!‘eiiitese
of the•`trietamorphosis ••cif . .-the . -one
tilranger coridner of the otherr-li.Thel,Old
Seidler however. 'reierned to :41118-"lrillegivio
a. few.. , vveics : 'end- .the people . ; /rho Agate
would snercely. speak . to bin'''.
for. the . purpose el tellitr.hlm: to letvoni•kor
their way, were all glad to tiee birit--Ht;neeet.
theless pursued the ornetv - of his , .Wityi
stratiger. Was General •Liqayettr-Roh
NEW iVimea.--The Deniociats are very.fig—
tie coticet nott•about the names, they have. ra-•
ceiviqf at the-hands of the' War
have novel., had oc'esitiOn to'.4fialnia,•
'our. name, it being quite gdotl enciagh,-.ltd !liar
us nnwerd.and Upward - amen*, the; 011400 tip
cieties men. •We .desire no better' passport
towheris we wish to.goondliroure (deride: feel
at liberty. to bestow - . upon, v.isnY
nave. Caine, we. will still hive the proud ,e.ionso
latitin to know that,others- have,: done ,
that which we would respectfully decline= do.e.
leg for ourselves. Native:. Americana,. lEntiwe.'•
Nothings, RepubliOans, Wfde.Avvakes,
tioniats, Union Leagues, artynames which:
the opponents of :the Derhociatli party.
selected for themselvei,. Whilst the follow,ing
have been presented to , us Withnill.tha. Asklhs,
and:for which we have never 'returned 'sour -
thanks' and' never Will: Locofocos,. SeMesslon
jots, ant lastly Copperheads....lt is not itiaila
that having such a peculiar taste for neveltamis
foi their own
. party, they are,charitebleienougli
to give us, iss . themselies,c a new.. na m e every'
P REAMERS TO FiGiti-TfiE CONSCRIPTION SILL:
under the operstion',of 'the . eenicrlptibil
bill, as it poised the senete, end whirls,' dose
;tot exempt ministers . of the Gospel; the Betel 4
era, and.the Bellowses end. Cheeverilehall . .bi
drafted into the service, we don't knovi -, thit
we shell be sorry, though it is:difficult to toile
Ceive of a . place where Audi men
,will be ,projn , '
erly situated--In this world.-St. Louie AA* 4-
. . .
That hope is vein! • Mau who .recelimr- etseh
salaries.as do the. lieeebera, and Cheevers and
: . Bellowses for bese 'subserviency: In
and (arum to the beheited'Aliolitionlerti; have
under: ihis,eoeseription bill only to draw 'their.:
checl•fer 000 to,eseepe the' eispiteriptiOn:..
is"the pdor devil who . hai no three . hu9dred,del-
Vre to. draw, thet must4o: It Is the: pOor
elainie, the potiriaborer,•the,ill.paid clerk v the
editors, puhltsheis, printers, apd:_devits of coup:
try papers, who have, perhaps after'::yearsrpi
toil got a borne worth three or four or. five
Bred dollars; who mug( either. •sacti4esi. their ,
hOme's•to go Ito:palm 'upon the world
• Every one remembers the eloquent . de - timid::
Nion'whieh Mr'. Gladstone . poured , out
head of King Bombe . tor making so Angitait •
liticalprisdners at •Naples..:: It viatrAAWg th**
efficient ciuses- or the • downhill;aiit'iritpoliitiiit
of the royal family.' , ' Andyet Abe King of Ni
Plea arrested. arbitrarilyvfower• :persons
the president of the United States his gonti..'
The imprisoned Neapolitan were 'treated better
than imprisoned Americans .haver been; and
here arrest' have been - made Ott ,peseefek•
States. of New England; New•lork, New .Jer4'
sey; Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinoie t "'hi-1
WR and Wisconsin, and not Merely, me in Ni
pies; in the'regions of revolt and civii.Viar,liko,
Virginia or Tennessee. More than all, we have
permitted it in our boasted republic, with".
perpetual. mouthing pt liberty and theiighte et,
, • ,•
. . . .
So iheolent , bad !he achniniAtration,pndeF thf,
legal adyice of Mr. Bates; become in dim aF-,
hittlll.y arrest's; qua the' Secretary of Stat e ,,
while endeavo . ting to vindicate the vitaiitY
t he lederal government to. Lord
tod lila pmdtion.bysnyitig:. .1.
lord, r: Octit, touch'te bell .oneti,i right , hand
and ortlrr the iir , pite 'offez
1: can . touch the beg , again . andorder this imprisin.
fitellt of a 'citizen-in -New York, einttito . power.o,'
earth-bat that, of the'Preotdont can rehaie awn,
Can the (Preen' ty`. England, in
do . as much?. • •
. COUNTERFEIT ' Sash.—LOßr , country readeis
may not b'h aware that ; .the • fifty and tikenty
cent scrip of the city has been ex.tensively
counterfeited: Largeimountsel the bogus ets.
.ticlohave been circulitted, and the scoundrel.
engaged in the business must have ; made . 'well: .
by it.' Th. counterfeits - can be „Odin.
ished from.the genuine acrip, and no one need
be deceived who lakes ordinary caution. —
the fifty.cent ones,: the' blciric' contairiink. the:
figures 50, in'the upper right bend corner , touch ,
es the c oat of arms, in the 'original; while
the counterfeits they arewotne„distanci apart:;
In the former, the stroke 'across the `pants' tit
Miyor Metcalf goes to the ft in , the',
only reaches I to the). , There areoilier,:marks
to distinguish thew); but !heels ere sullicient`.;-:
•The twenty: cent :connierfeits 'have , the 'letteir
13 ) in large type over the, hand . 'signature;
this it not: on'
, our,readers to be on the %Hot
io for, conoterfeition the. countY:seripylyhiek
is still more easy to imitate than the ciiY
re ncy. - We notice' that imitations oNteptar4,
'ford county ordeis'haire Veen .put
culation, and , wecan'scarcelyenpeat velar.**
money toeacape alike fite,-,-.Eris