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VOLUME Stn.-NUMBER 38.
MT LITTLE gWidtai-iii644ol`.
Ah ! sad are they' of whom no poet writes;
Nor ever any story-teller hears--
The childless mothers who on loriesome nights
sit by their fires and weep, having their chores
Done for the day, and time enough to-see
AU the wide floors
Swept clean of plaything s, they, as needs mils
Have time enough for tears. [he;
but there are giiofs More dad '
Than ever any childless mother had—:
You know them,who do' smother nature's cries
Under poor maSits
Of smiling, slow despair—
Who pa y01:11.6 D t ita unadorning hair
Out of your way, and keep at homely tasks
niblest with any praiSes of men's eyes,
'Till death comes to yon with his piteous care
Antrto tinmarring,eabi'e beds you go,
Saying, "It is not much—'tis well if so
We only be made fair,
And lbotzs of love await us when we iisel'
My cross is not as hard as theirs to bear,
And yet alike to Me are storms or calms :
My life's young, joy,
The brown-cheeked farmer boy,
Who led the daisies with him like his lambs—
Carved his sweet pictire on my milking-pail,
And cut my name up6ii his threshing-flail,
One day stopped singiag, at his plow--zalas I
Before that summer-time was gone, the gnus
Had choked the path Which to the sheep-field
Where I htid watched him tread Lled,•
So oft on evening's trail—
A shining oat-sheaf balanced on his head. -
. And nodding to the gale.
Rough, wintry weathe came, and when it sped,
The emerald NY'ave
Swellitg above my littlo sweet-heart's grave,
With such bright,bubbly flowers was set about,
I thought he blew them out,
And so took comfort that, he was not dead.
ror I was of a rude find ignorant crew,
And' hence believed Whatever things I saw
Were the expression Cf a hidden law;
And ,with a wisdom *riser than I knew •
Evoked the simple meaning outofihings
By childlike gnestionings.
And he they named With shudderings of fear
Had never in his life, been half so near
As when I sat nil day' with cheeks unkissed,
And listened to the whisper, very low,
That said our love, nbove death's NVIIYC of woe,
Was joined together like a seamlsss mist.
God's yea and nay
Are not so far away,
I said ; but I can hear them when I please.;
Nor could 1 undo) stand
Their doubting faith, who only touch h's hand
Across the blind, bewildering centuries.
And often yet, upon the shining track:
Of the old faith, come back
My childish fancies, never quitelsubdued,
And when-the sunset shuts Up in the ‘Vood.
The whispery swt atniss of uncertainty, •
And night, with misty locks that loosely drop
About his eat s, bringing rest, a welcome boon ,
Playing his pipe with many a starry stop
That makes a golden snarling in his tune ; •
I see mflittla lad •
Under the leafy shelter of the boughs,.
Driving his noiseless,,visionary cows,
Clad in a beauty I alOne can see :
Laugh, you, who never had
Your dead come back, but do not take from me
The harmless comfort of my foolish dream,
That these, our mortal eyes. •
Which outwardly reflece - the earth and skies,
Do introvert upon eternity
Andthat the shapes you deem
Imaginations, just as clearly fall ;
Each from its Own
Aid. through some subtle element of light,
tipon the inward, spiritual eye,
Asdo the things which round about them lie
Gross and material. on the .external sight.
WIE 6 I I IE3I [:ER.
The burning heats of „Summer are giv
ing place to 'the cool bracing air of Au
tumn. The summer harvests are gath
ered, the barns are full of hay and grain,
and'the overflowing abundance stands in
stacks and ricks, upon the meadow. The
bard Tressing work of the season is over,
add we begin to take things a little leis
urely. The corn has attained its growth,
and the kernels are beginning to glaze.
The potatoes, if full grown, keep safely
in the hill: The apples aro turning_ red
and yellow upon the trees, and the lower
bending of the limbs shows that every
day is, adding to the weight of the fruit.
,rather gain than loss in delaying
for .1.-few days, the work that must be
done. .There is'new time to attend to the
little jobs that haVe had to lie over dur
ing Summer; to make fences, to ditch,
and drain, to dig muck, and make cow
post--profitable work . always on hand
upon the " farm. Those not driven' by
wheat sowing have time to review the
season's toils, to project improvements,
There is laerhap n 4 class in the com
munity that, suffer 6o tittle in the preseni
troubled tiMei, as the farmers. , Outside
of the immediate ,tieater of the war, life
moves on in its usual channels upon the
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farm. In all the citi6 the: calamity is
deeply felt. It has seriously ; ,interrupted
business, and multitudes are thrown out
of employment. - There all the exalt&
ment, as well as "the pomp and circum
stance of glorious war,' is. felt. But up
on the farm,lone would hardly know the
convulsion through ivhich the country is
passing, but for the newspapers.
At all fillies the farmer's life 'flows
more smoothly,'and peacefully, than that
of other men.: There is in it more of sol
id comfort. ' The scenes in which be min
gles, and the 'objects of his 'daily contem
plation, are calculated to make him cheer
ful and happy. Nature in all its fresh
ness and beauty is ever spread out before
him. It is not his genteel beast that by
never sees the sun. rise I The morning's
prime is not to him a vulgai: hour. He
is up with the lark, and hears that choral
song at early dawn, with which
begin their day. He. beholds the first
streak of light, and the heavens passing
through all the changes -of Color—sober
'7 purple, saphire, crimson, to the full
effulgence of the risen sun. There is joy
in beholding these scenes,! with 'every
sense' fresh from invigorating sleep.
The husbandman is much' more inde
pendent in his circumstances than other
men. Very generally, in this country at
least ; he owns the so l be tills, in fee sim
ple. 'The roof that shelteni his familY,"
the barn that protects his crops and cat
tle, the acres that yield theni sustenance,
arc his for a pos:session. He is made as
secure in the enjoyment of his _home, as
it is nossible for mortals to be. No land-
tord may turn him out at, the close of the
year. Every improvement upon his
premises, is for his benefit, and
. that of
his family.. ' There is joy in the owner—
ship of soil, somewhat difficult to analyze,
but a reality, as all know who have expe-
Yienced it. The affections cling to it
quite as-tenaciously as to living things.
With many, , local attachments are much
strong r than the love of animals. They
can substitute. one
_horse for another, or
one cow for another, without any painful
!emotion, but the disruption 'of home ties
would be felt as a life-logz. calamity.
There is literally no spot, like home to
them. Their affections take \clot in the
soil of their birth place, with every arch
era they Plant, with every ornamental
tree tkey set by the road side. The home
feeling _rows with every crop they crilti:
rate, with ecery fence they; put up, and
with every building they erect.
-Here they are in a good measure inde
pendent of the world. The farm yield's
them almost every necessity of life, with
a superabundance to exchange for its su
perfluities. This was more the case in
the good old days of homespun, than at
present, and if necessity ever requires it,
we can go back again to the cards and
the spinning wheel, to :thet hand shuttle
and the loom. It adds nota little to the
comfort of life, to know that our daily
bread does not depend upon the caprice
or necessities of an employer: No change
in the times deprives the farmer. of °cud
potion. His work is laid out before hieri
for years, and he knows that as long as
the soil yields its increase, and he can
work, there will be meal in' his bin, corn
iu his Crib, and pork. in !his barrel. His
sheep will raise wool, and ;IA meadows
mix, whether cotton is king or not. The
doors of the school-house will be open for
the 'Children, whether the temple of Jan
us is elesedor open. The cities, may be
swept by the! Ciesolatrens of war, but-the
farms can hardly be yuined. The world
must eat, and while wheat and corn grow,
and calves and pigs make beef and pork,
he will have something to Sell and a mar
ketfor his products. It one of the
misfortunes of most other callings, that
they are dependent for the necessities Of
existence. The laborer has nothing but
labor to sell, and when that fails 'his con
dition is very sad. I
It is! another of the: comforts of the
farmer's calling, that . his labors are-light
er than those of Most Other Men. His
work is not nearly, as exhausting to body
and mind, as that of the merchant, or of
people who follow trades; the greater
strength and vigor, and -the better health
of farmers, as' a class, are proof positive.
They have wholesome food, fresh milk
,butter, fresh meats and vegitables,
and eggs laid in the i nest ;and upon the
table the seine , They pursue' their
toils in the opitn air, and for the most
part with nialyc k ch a tax upon the Mus-1
cies as aide digestion. There is no over
working of the brain, no wearing anxiety
about the uncertainty of trade, no bank
notes to Meet. at two o'clock, or be a bank
rupt in , fortune. His bank of earth re
ceives all his deposits; and' is allays ready ,
to pay dividends. Look at that bin of
corn, yellow as gold, and always 'exchange
able for it. Look at those porkers with
broad backs, arid sleek sides, every one a
walking-money bag, and gitiwing heavier
everyday.' Look at theselat cattle, and
that span of Black - Hawks. There is a
small Mint; in each of their, 'that .keepa
.down all pecuniarj'aolicituAe--and makes
the owner's life a scene of c'licerful
iiidofea fo the iTilloiPlos of Ikqe , Dakoel'gell) •tho D.l;seirligiiodfyohfifi,l 126,11106
COUDERSPORT, POTTER: s PA., VTEDOESRATi.SEPTEDIRER.
"When Gen. McClellan.was a resident
of this City, he kept up •an active corres
pondence with his army associates,' and
among them, with Beauregard, whom "he
had known intimately. At that time, a
great filibustering expedition to Central
America m was contemplated by the restless
spirits of thelouth, and Beauregard he
came one of'the chief conspirators. BLit ,
he knew that Walker, then in full WS-
Sem, wr- not the man for leader; and he
had not that entire confidence in himself
that would justify his taking the cons=
wand; He applied , to McCiellan,offering
him the most flattering inducements that
could be held out—the leadership with.
arbitrary powers, active support through
out theSouth,,the lion's share of the'ex
pected spoil, and the military dictator
ship of this to be conquered province—if
he would engage in the enterprise. This
offer was summarily rejected; bat was
[ renewed again and ag ain with new tempt
ations, until McCle llan peremptorily for-1
bade any further referende to it. - In t e
correspondence, Beauregard admitted th
military superiority of McClellan, aUdes
pressed himself thoroughly satisfied wit
a subordinate position in his command
an estimate of our young General's worth
that expected events will abundantly
prove."—Chicago Tr:bune. -
Gen. McClellan is in the habit of rid
ing around occasioniy in citizen's dress,
accompanied by a few of his staff. A few
days ago he was 'Walking- through one of
the encampments, across the PotoMac,
and passing the rear of the tents he saw
a bucket of coffee standinc , near -a fire.
He asked what it was, and one ,of the
soldiers, said "Coffee," "It looks more
like slops," he replied. "Oh, said 'the
soldier, "it's not fit- to drink, but we have
to put up with it, and our food is not a
bit better." "Well, whose fault is it ?"
he asked. "Oh, our Quartermaster is
drunk most of the time; and when not he
is studying how to cheat." . McClellan
passed an, and seeing more evidence of
the dirty and slovenly manner in which
the Quartermaster conducted his opera
tions in his tent, he accosted him with
the remark that the men were complain
ing of bad treatment from him. The
Quartermaster flew into a passion, iand
swore it was none of his business, a 34 he
'had better not come sneaking around try
.ing to make . "-chief. McClellan, an
swered him citing ." he had better be
cautious ow he . ed. The Quarter
mast eplied, ho are you, thatlyou
emu - . = much apparent authority r'
"I am George B. McClellan, and you 'can
pack up your traps and leave 1" The
Quartermaster was struck dumb, atidMc-
Clellan turned and left him. , That eve
ning the Quartermaster left to the tune
of the "Rogue's March," played by 8'616 1
of the boys who got wind of it. They
now have a Quartermaster who doesll not ;
get "drunk and cheat," and that regi
ment would risk their lives at ,the ean
non's mouth for the man who does care
how the men are provided for. '
The story has been 'circulated' around
some of the camps, and the officers; re
now always on the look out for the Gen
eral, and of course do not have too much
lying around loose:—N. s ir. Tribune:
Sir A gentlemen tells this story of a
little drummer boy. He went on the
ship to 'Fortress Monroe, with his regi
ment, and just at evening, overcome with
the fatigues 'of the day, he had laid down
upon the deck, and had fallen asleep.
The dews were falling. The Colonel
came along and shook him by the, shoul
der, and told him he would take 'oold if
he continued to lie • there, and adiised
him to' go below, and go 'to his rest for the
night. As be was getting up, his Bible
fell from his pocket upon the deck. He
picked it up and replaced it. Some kind
hand—;perhaps a mother or a Sunday.
school teacher—had gifou him that Bible.
He went below and prepared himself for
his bed. When re*, he keeled lown
—many loud-talking men standing around
—put 'his hands together in the attitude
Of prayer, and poured out his heart si
lently to God. lie heeded not the noise
around him. In a moment all was buShed;
the company being overawed by the ;con
duct of the boy, reverently stood silent
until he had finished his prayer. ,;
MAKE THE SACRITICH.—To obey'
law of right--to follow out the la*of
love, is only difficult because we feel, in
every instance of being called upon SO to
do, that we are called upon to make s l ime
Fierifiee of ourselves. It is an error—a
Mistaken feeling. We are called upon to
sacrifice, not ourselves, but a 'men! In
clination, irbieh self suggests. Make the
sacrifiee—obey, fulfil the law that willies
the claim upon you, and you will Ifind
that You have relinquished `a fallacious
for a real good. Follow the false inOlinL
ation, 'and you will .find that instead of
enthroning yourselves in despite of Hoav•
en's King, you have begun to des c end
steps Of endless descent. . •
i' Before you den another for
'his fatilto i look to your
The Cry cif Peace.
Here atidthoe-all through the North
there are inn vkho profess to be peace
makers. They deplore the ptesent , war,
repine at. its' expensea,,oppose every effort
to maintain; the government' and .call
[ loudly for "Peaf t e? ,l i iiieace lean be'en
joyed on the right prinCiples,' indeed, is
itinvalnablc. But if' hi order to its en
joyment we mast surrender every Princi
ple of honorand'manhond, yield our God
given rights', to naurpers, and give tip • the
government Into, their hands,' puroluising
'peace at_ the , expense; of, all we lioldinost
dear, then ar with all the evils that can
pc'essibly attend) it is moi.e . to to desired.
But are not the peabe inaker'S of in-day
the same persons who approved Of the
war with Meiico? Are they not the
same who sneered at tie cry oil' thejnno
cent and helpless in Kansas. who. were
'brutally murdered in their hom,..by
those who are the very persons' who, have
millions from ' the treasury to purchase
more territory for the extension of the in
stitution which' has plunged !the country ,
into a civil war? The ery of peace comes
' with an ill grace from the - lips of Ii hose
who have betrayed our count 4 into the
hands ofits enemies; and stole 'all of her
wealth that was within their reach. Those
*ho cry for peace are the men who de.
fld the South, justify: rebellion, curse
the NoAh man Ithe defenders of the don,-
stitution, and titter their treasoOable Ben
, timents without a blush of shaine. When
, they ask for peace we underaiand them
to mean that the government I should be
;given up to the South, for with the same
breath they cry "peace," and "hurrah for
Jeff. Davis." 1 ; . '
We might ; have peace if the President
would resign in ,favor of Jeff. Davis, and
the Northern people bedtime subjects of a
Southern government, but in no other
way, for the South will be satisfied only
when in, power. •
;Ben Wood's' plea for p6acc -
plea for the Month. . ; It, is the
such men that) has ; brought th
t i l.
to' ruin, and now' th 'y oppose, e'
of patriots to) res re 'the gc
Wood counsels`the'; °ahem
:o, hold "peacei Mee ingii," the
siert meetings, and 1:, 's resolutii
this "iniquitous wa .",
Northern Leffler:, is love th it country
better than their leaders do: he leaders
are mortified and ve*ed because they can
not persuade theut to side with rebellion. ,
Breckinridgp in Ore Senate pleads for
"peace " Wiiiile armed rebels re within
a days march of Washiniton,hClienounces
the Atoinistration fir its defenElive move
ment. After sitting and seeink the gov
ertnent go doWn without raising his voice
to save it, he seems( dissatisfied that the
rebellion has not yetiproved a success ; he
therefore utters ;his j treason With a: bold I
ness that would cause the chtk of Ben
edict Arnold, to bl§sh with i bathe for
him. lt, is no time to .listen) too cries of
peace, when treason has so bold affront.
These are times fori unfiinchirig patriot
isni. The kind' worAs and gPUtle means
havh been used arid have failed. i For
bearance is no longer :a virtne. ;Hard
fighting is the only' o,eans that I illiecure
peace, preserve thelgovernme t, and en
sure future prospefityi It i the only
manly, patriotic cotirse , that ' nbe par
sured. , The God who oncie e victory
on the side g 4
libe, will aid his. crea
tures in petuatilag the sa e.--+
trose Republicaw ' i-
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Fremont'*yfr4ty ofDoting It.
The proclamationiif the Major General
of the West, declaring the Stae of Mis
souri under Martial law,. confis sting the
property and freeing! the slaves of rebels
in arms against the
. goverriment, hits the
mind of the people tp preeisely theright
spot. Miesonri, is verruno with insur
gents, who are liailY killing people and
destroying property, while the i old' State
government has fled nocrthe mew 'one is
unequal to` the eine gency. Founding
his action' open the law dr A' ,gust,_6th,
passed' by' the rpm Ciingress Fremont
1 steps in to settle th, difficult . . He is
resolved that the f lends ;of-;e• Union
shall be protected; e is rasol ' d to visit
upon' the Malcontent the extreme penal
ties of the.law;, and , l a is further resolv
ed, that if the slaveholders' who abet the
rebellion i use' their Islavesi to 'assist the
assassins ;and - traitors in their attempts
against the life of tie nation they. shall
forfeit that species o . property.
Mr. Fremont has l v done what the gov
ernment ought to ha e done from the be
ginning. ; War: is War. It has Certain
necessities which at 4 not be orrlpoke.
When the owners of laves use , heir mus
cles to b4ild entrenchments atrainift ns ;
when they aroi theiii.its they. Tiave done
in certaio.fcases, to opt the throats cif free
men; when they borist lha.t aillthei White
population of the &nth may ge to battle
leaving the slaves to lain; supplies in.
their -tabsenee---it iEk, our right aid our
duty to .deprive thetp of so ictruli able a
resource. (-It is our.- right. and, fl i nty to
strike a public. eneity in 'his' wakes
paint. Slavery: is the weakeSt pqmt of
the rebels ) and when we &Oars : their
staiicii exempt] froM obligations' to serve
thein r , ire onlYlact in self-defence.. , '
Without the express authorization
which Gen. Fremont receives from the
act of Congress, he would'- ;still have a
rightlto proclaim the emancipation of the
negr4a of, the, enemy. - The, war power,
in timesof actual hostility, may supersede
the municipal law. ; As John Quincy
Adams-lonkago stated in the House of
Itep*seotatives, "When a country is iu
vaded, and two hostile similes. are set, in
hostile array, the ;commanders : of both
arnries have power ; o einancipate all the
slave r s in .Ithe invaded country" The
samei, speakerl shoired that this :was no,
theoretic statement, but a, practice fre
quently resorted to by military Command-
The exigencies of the occasion over
ride the usual; institutions 'of society, and 1
the General - ninst judge, from his know
ledge of the circumstances, Whether such'
an t e.rigeney eXists.l • i
That it doeS exist in Missouri no' one
can . . doubt. A majerity of the people ' , of'
that, State are attached to the Union. By
their : votes and by; , their daring feats of
aline , they have.shown that they have no
mind to be drimoried into the service of
the Southern)"'Confederacy, With the
stateigovernment strongly, against them
at the outset, and with fifty or sixty thou
sandarmed marauders committing havoc
mu:o3y counties, they have yet made a
igorons fight for their rights. But they
are; likely to be overpowered by reinforce
ments which are daily pdurmg into the
State. All the raleals of the border, and
even' , the wild; savages of the West, are
halided together for their overthrow.
Th'ese are assisted by some of their own
citizens, who ' not only furnish the foe
with , aupplies, tut join them in taking up
arine,_ At the battle of Wilson's Creek
several of, the regi, ents were coMposed
ofi 'recreant Missou ians. It is against
suel'as these that Fr ont means to use'
the Strongest Weapons in his power. He
haS up idea that, they s 11 ravage the
homes of !peaceful citizen , all the while
thati, they! draw -their support, from the
labor, of ,the negroeS. Ite.diseliaizes the
latter from the bonds by which 'they are
made the; instruments of treachery. If
YOU work for the rebels, he says, you must
f l of your own• aecordand not under
is only a
I These stringent measures, we are glad
to learn, is we, de by our, itelegraphie de
spatches, are Warmly approved by the
loyal part of the corium anity.—.N. ftr!osi•
or Gov. Stevraii.
Ion: R. M. STEIVART, the predecessor
of CpAIRYIORNE F. :JACKSOIIi as Govern
or of Missouri, has recently made an elo
quent appeal to the people of that State
agamst the Secession movement. Although
aliaYs actively identified with the Demo.
male party,, ba has no sympathy with'
the treasonable designs which the ambi--,
pions and 'desperate conspirators of, the
Smith have sought to conceal and promote
by their false, professions 'of Democracy.
He warns the people of Missouri that they
Can "never gain peace or security out of
the Union, and truly says that "when the
United States. Government surrenders its
to navigate the Atlantic Ocean, it
may abandon its only thoroughfareto the
,Pabific—not before.' also calls their:
"attention to the fact that: "it was a part
Of the original programme' of Secession -to
relieve the burdens - of the war from the
COt6n to the Border States ;" and that,
ire pttrsuance of. thii selfisb and artful pol
i#, and Missouri have been
drawn into a terrible snare in which they
Will be greatly injured. Speaking of the
objects of the war.be says :
4 cCitizens of Missouri, you can bear me
,i l viiriess that during my Official life I have
labored earnestly against the .doctrines
and practices of the extreme fanatics of
the North. Abolition and Secession are
two ektreines that inow unite in the de
•dverything we hold dear.. Do
not flatter yourselves that this'social war'
in ISli*souri is against Abolitionists. It
is just what they have prayed' for, be
cense they saw in itthe utter annihilation
of our 'domestic institutions. The only
Practical Abolitionists in Missouri are
those Who have inangurated and are now
prosecuting this unholy war. If allowed
to Continue, it will accomplish in a year
what could not have taken place lira cen
tiirs-17--the practical !abolition of Slavery in
Missouri.. The only safety for Missouri
tilaVeholders is in the Union. Out of it,
either by force or by treaty, their proper
ty utterly valueless. You have been
old that 'this war is waged on one side
foillproteetion, and on the other for the
destruction of slavery. This is a false:
hood, a snare, and a delusion. 'This war
is for the life of a nation; and the lives
4ail fortunes of, twenty millions,of peoplo
are, pledged for its proseention , ... Aboli
tionism is , swallowed up and lost sight of
inltlio magnitude of this, terrible crisis:
thei war is to decide whether free
erninerits are practicable, and its .issue
the,fate of Republics for weal or
*de , during the next thousand 'years. If
yoni Would - Baird
,yonr hems and your
TERKS.--$l.OO PER ANNUM.
Property Tram destruction, this .war id
Missouri nit s t be brought to - a 'speed*
close. This can - only be done by driving
back the invaders from. our , nuttiest
boundaries. This &he) our State* will be
relieved from military occitpution
property will be secure r tuultrur lives pros
The Allegiance of Natdrallzed
The Boston Pilot of June 1 , 4861,
puhlishes the annexed questi , !a,. prd
'pounded to the editors of the C ..nnati
Catholic Telegraph, togethet
response of Bishopyunieti did of the ed
itors of ,thet. paper. At thinly of ; : the
adopted °Wiens of
_the Witiiitiy do nb*
take either the Boston Pilot or the;Citi.
einnati Catholic, Telegraph, - it has.been
deemed proper to submit it to thentin this
form for general edification.:
THE OA= OP 'ALLEGIANCE:
VERY Rzv . AND ICEV. EDITORS t•
would wish to kno*whether,in yourepinz
ion, a naturalized `citizen,. .
_even in the
South; can take part witk the Southern
Confederacy without the guilt of petjury?
In becoming - ii citizen he stvcife fealty, lib*
to ,arty State, but to the 'United Stab*
Does that oath mean anything Y If not,
to take it was a'sin. If, so, it mtist'biinl
to fidelity to the constitutionaly, eibOta
President and Congress.
' IMPLY. ,
ic Ailit ,binds a man, under penalty of
erjury, td do what he consetentioustf
considered his words to promise. Apart
from ignorance, prejudicei or false yepie
sentation; we believe that every natural:
ized citizen has, according to the intent
of the forM of naturalization, sworn td
suppoit the legally constituted Goiern:
went "at Washington. - : Many .t POI*"
may have been taught,"%owever, that his
obligations were not of this charaotti,
and may, therefore, without being willing
to perjure himself, be carried away b'
the wave of public opinion about him to
the ivrong side.—Eds. Telegraph.
- ancan i. ' na ti
We clip the above from the t
Catholic - ' Telegraph, and Advocate et
,May 28th. '
We may add to the very just answer
of the distinguished and learned editors ,
of the Telegraph, that it becomes the '
duty of every clergyman in the seceded
States to abstain' from, any adtive act thai'
may lead their people to believe that they
are released from the obligation of their
oath of allegiance. The , appointment to
a chaplaincy in a rebel regiment does not .
imply that the chaplain senctimt the viz
elation of the oath. He wily lends' hid
pervices to , 'reconcile with God a dying'
soldier who may have been guilty of per=
"Grvu ME A MonvE."—"Give me a
motive," said a young . -and' enthusiastic =
girl to a minister of Christ, "and secret' ' do anything!' Here is the truest'secree
of sueces in all enterprises. Mate pow-,
er has conquered the world. It is the
motive which inspires the heart with
aae ; which infuses the will with energ y
which nerves the hand to action. The
motive which each sets before him whed
he, goes forth upon the journey of
usually decides his future coarse. Thd
Miser heaping 'up his shining pilei i the?'
pains-taking studeat, who sees hobo* and' -
fame in the distant future; with shadowy
fingers beckoning him on, these have both'
a motive. So the conquerer Wadiog .. thro i .
a crimson tide to, reach the laurel Crown'
of martial glory has a motive. Selfish?
no doubt ! But most of th 6 wirld's to&
era have the . taint of selfishness now
serlf riches increase, set, MA Yong'
heart upon them, because they are liable'
to decrease as well as they increased ; be
cause they , cannot satisfy the boundless'
desires of the imtriorfal becaitio'
their possession is , connected with new
anxieties and responsibilities; becaaae;
their possessor is subjected to peculiar
and injurious' temptations; - because they
must'all be left at death, and - death may,
come it any hour; and because the good
things of the present life are of intziffriifi:7-
cant value, when compared with the rraami.
ores of heaven, which be forever forfeits'
who makes 'Worldly wealth - his supreme'
The G:ovemor of Fernando Po Intabeerf
authorize& by the Spanish;Government , : 4 -
to receive on that island a certain numbef
of slaw, who may be captured by vetiv
sels of the United States,•that, beirrg free,:
they,naay acquire the benefits of civilize:
tion; Flag officer Jamison has couns4. - .
nicated this proposition to" eta Govetpr .
went. It appears by the same ,
pondenee from• the &dean squadron;-
that the secessionists hare been %tiding
circulars to naval oSeers cfq S)othero'.
birth; -holding out inducementS . to leave'
the 'United States service and join thaecE f
the diffunicnists with equal rank.' -
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