Newspaper of The Democratic Advocate, March 14, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of The Democratic Advocate dated March 14, 1867 Page 2
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vaaion or of civil'or foreign war, within * district or localise* *her*#rdiuary law Ho-lengor adq*telv scewes public Nufcity ami privat* rigMi.'* It will me observed that Of the three kinds of military Jorisdictioo which am be exofetaod or created under our Con stitutloß. there is bat one that can pre vail in time of peace, and that U the code of laws enacted by Congress for the government of the national forces. Thai body of military law has nu appll v ition to (bo citizen, nor even to the vitiscu soldier enrolled in the militia in t unc of peace. But this bill is not a part of that sort of military law, for that applies only to the soldier and not to the citiacu, whilst, contrariwise, the military law provided by this bill applies only to the citizen and not to the sol dier. I wed not say to the representatives of the American people that their Con stitution forbids the exercise of judicial power in any way but one—that is, by the ordained and established courts. — It is equally well known that in all criminal oases a trial by jury is made ind spoosable by the express words of that instrument. 1 will uot enlarge on the inestimable value of tbs right thus Mecured to every freeman, or speak of the danger to pnblio liberty in ail parts of the country which must ensue from a deni il of it anywhere or upon any pretense. A vory recent decision of the Supremo Court has traced the his tory, vindicated the dignity, ami made known the value oi tius great privilege no closely that nothing more is needed I’d .what extent a violation of it might )*c excused in time of war or public dan ger uij admit of discussion, but we are providing now for a time of profound ] race, when there is not au armed sol dier within our bothers except lh. so who arc in the service of the Govern ment. It is in such a condition of things that an act of Congress is pro posed which, if carried out, would deny u trial by the lawful courts and juries to nine millions of American citizen*, and to their posterity for an indoii uitc period. It seems to he scarcely possible that any one should seriously believe thia'eohsistcot with u Constitu tion which declares, in simple, plain, and unambiguous language, that all persons .‘ ball have that right. uoJ that no person ahull ever in any ease be de prived of it. The Constitution also for bids the arrest of the citizen without judicial warrant, founded on probable cause. This bill authorises au arrest without warrant, at the pleasure of a military commander The Constitution declares that -‘no person shall bo hold to answer far a capital or otherwise in famous crime unless on presentment by a grand jury.’' This bill holds every |mr son not a soldier answerable for all crimes and all charges without any present incut. The Constitution declares that no person shall be deprived of life, ib jrty, or property without due process 4>Claw.” This bill seta aside all proves* of [%yr. and makes the citizen anavrera bio in Ois person and property to the will of otw man. and as to his life to the will of two. F-oally, the Constitution declares that -the privilege of the writ It ibeas corpus •Nall wot ho suspended u dess when, in OSX ol rebellion or in vasion, the public safely may require it whereas this bill declares martial law (which of ftsulf suspeu'ld ibht great writ) in time of peace, ah*l authorizes the military to make the arrest, and gives to the prisoner only one privilege, and that is, a trial wialumt umeeMoa ry delay.” He has uo hope of tjleanc from custody, except the hope, such as it is of release by acquittal before a military coiumbsioii. The Cuitod Staten arc hound to guar- 1 anVec to each State a republican form of government. Can it be proton dud that tb s obligation U not palpably broken if we carry out a measure like this, which wipes away every vestige of republican government in ten States, uud puts the life property, liberty, and honor of all the people ia each of them under (he domination of a single person clothed with unlimited authority? The Parliament in Kuglaud. exerci sing the omnipotent power which il chimed, was accustomed to piss bills of attainder; that ii to ear, it would eon viet men of treason wnd other crimes by iejuhlws coactmout. -The person ac cused had a hearing, sometJnrs pa ti *dt and fair one ; but generally pu.* f y prejudice prevailed instead of justice. ; It often became necessary for Parlia- j muni to acknowledge its error and re-j vcr.o its own action. The fathers of! ear country determined that no such thing should occur here. They with- | held the power from Congress, and thus forbade it* exercise by that body ; and they provided ia the Constitution that no £tatc should pass any bill of attain der. It is therefore impossible for any person in thui country to be constitu tionally convicted or pnuishwd for any crime by legislative proceeding of any sort. Nevertheless, here is a bill of at tainder against nine millions of people at or.ee. It ia baaed upon an accusa tion so vagfcc oa to be scarcely intelligi ble, and found to be true upon no cred ible evidence. Not one of the nine millions was heard in his ovru defence. The representatives of the doomed par ties were excluded from all participa tion in the trial. The conviction is to be followed by tfcc most ignominious punishment ever inflicted on large mas men. It disfranchises them by hundreds of thousands and degrades them all—even those who arc ailniiltcd to bo guiUton*—from the rank of free men to ike aonditbm of slaves. The purpose and object of the bill, the general intent which prevadea it from beginning to end, i* to change the entire structure and character ot the State governments, and to compel tljem by force to the adoption of organic laws and regulation* which they are unwil ling to accept jf left to thcuisnlvm.— The negroes have m*t asked for flu privilege of voting j the vast majority *f them have no idea what it mean*.—- This bill uot only thrust* it into their ha mis, hut compels them, si well as the whites, to use it in a particular way.— If they do not form a constitution with prescribed articles in il, and afterward elect a legislature which will act upon certain measures in a prescribed way. neither blacks nor whites can be relieved •" ro the slavery which the bill imposes Uitm pam inv hen* to i consider the policy or impolicy of AJH r canivtnr the .Houiheru uarf of our ter • d ritcry. I would siuqply ask ibf attention of Congrats tothutmanifest,well-known, s and universally acknowledged rule of ) cuustimliunal Uv Which declares that | the Federal Government has no juris - { diction, authority, or power to regulate b j such subjects for any State. To force i- ' the right of suffrage out of the hands i, of the white people and into the hands - of the negroes is an arbitrary violation c of this principle. j This bill imposes martial law at once, & and it* operations will begin so soon as r the General nud his troop* can be put I ia placo. The dread alternative lc -c tween its harsh rule und cunipliaQtt* h with the terms of this measure in not .suspended, nor arc the people afforded any time for free deliberation. The a bill says to them, take martial law first, . thm deliberate. And when they have 1 done all that this measure require* them f to do, other coudittuiis and coulingeu - cies, over which they have uo control, I yet remain to be fulfilled before they u can be relieved from martial law. An f other Congress must first approve the 3 constitutions made iu conformity with s the will of this Congress, and must do f ebre tlirwc Slates entitled to raprcs**n tation in both Houses. The whole ,j question thus remains open and unaei v tied, and must again occupy the alton f lion of Cowgress, uud in lltu mcsutinie . the agitation which now prevails will c continue to disturb all portions ai’ the 0 people. The bill also denies the legality of II the governments of tern of Iho Stales ■ which participated in the raldticitioa of 8 : the amendment to the Federal Cottati -1 | tutiou abolishing slavery forever within ~ ; the jurisdiction of the United Stales, j and practically excludes them from the Union, if this assumption of the bill fi be correct, their concurrence cannot be i. | couriered as having been legally given. y and the important fact is made to appear s 1 that the consent of three-fourths of the i ? i States—the requisite number— -bn* not been constitutionally obtained to the f ; ratiii ration of that amctulnuut. thus y j leaving the question of slavery where it . stood before the amend me ut w.is ofHcial , I iy declared to have become a pari of the I Constitution. t That the measure proposed by this - bill does violate the Constitution in the . particulars mentioned, and iumauy oth t or ways which I forbear to enumerate, > is too clear to admit of the least doubt t It only remains to consider whether the i injunctions of that instrument ought to i [>c obeyed or not. 1 think tliey ought I I to be obeyed, for reasons which I will . i proceed to give as briefly us possible. i In the first place, it is the only sys tem of free government which we can hope to have as a nation. When it ceases to be the rule of our eouduel. we t may perhaps take our choice between , complete anarchy, a consolidated des t pot ism, and a total dissolution of the • ; Union; but national liberty, regulated . by law. will have paaaod beyond oar • roach. ) j It is the best frame of government i the world ever saw. N’o other is nr can t ; be so well adapted to the genius, habits. I i or wants of the American people. Coni . bluing the strength of a great empire with uus|icakablc blessings of local self government—having a central power to , defend the general interests, and reoog i nixing the authority of the State.-, as the I , guardians of industrial rights, it is * the , sheet-anchor of our safety abroad und - our peace ut home.” It was ordained ; ‘to form a more perfect union* establish i justice, insure domestic tranquility, * promote the general welfare, provide i for the common defence, and secure the . , blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity/' Those great end- have boon attained heretofore, anti will b • again, by faithful obedience to it. but they are i ccrta.u to be lost if we treat with disre- i i * gard Its sacred obligations. Jt was to punish the gross crime of 1 defying the Constitution, and to vindi- : ■ ' eato its supreme authority, that we car 1 ried on a bloody war of four years’ du i ration. filial! we now acknowledge that we sacrificed a million of lives and ex pended billions of treasure to enforce a , ' Constitution which is not worthy of ; respect and preservation ' Those who advocated the right of; j secession alleged iu their own juaiihca- ’ . • tion that we had no regard for law, and | ’ : that their rights of property, life, and j f liberty would not be safe under the ! I Constitution as ad ;ii Wintered by us. If , we now verify their assertion, wo prove f • . that they vfniein truth and iu fact light- ' i! ing for tii;ir .'bcrty, and instead of j branding tkoir leader* witfi the dishou i , oriag name of traiw l * against a right- I ooos and legal Governu'nuf, we elevate . them in history to the rank o .•df s.io- j r I tie i rig patriots, eoniecrate tl.euj *o f hc admiration of the w*orld, and place (fK'“ ! by the side of Washington, Hampden, 1 • and .Sydney- Xu. let us leave them o , the infamy they deserve, punish thorn j • as they should bo punished, according | i to law. and take upon ourselves no share f of the odium which (hey should hear < alone. It is a part of our public history which can never be forgotten that both Houses . of Congrene, iu July, 1861. declared in - the form of a solemn resolution that the war was and should be carried on fur no purpose of subjugation, hut solely to J i enforce the Uoiistitutiou and laws, and j that when this vu* yielded by the pur- ; r ties in rebellion, the contest should ! coote, with the coustituiiooal rights of i I the State* und of individuals uiiinipuir I i cd. ThU Wae adopted und scut forth ru the world nnaniiuouaiy by the Semi! . and with only two dissenting L! voice* in the House. It was accepted sj by tb • IV cuds of the l-nion in the I I South. well ae in the North, ns ex l pres ring huiiCHtly and truly the object Ij of fh w.tr. On the faith of ii many 9 . tin inlands of fmrnm* in lx>th sectmn - pave live* uud their fortunes to ti.* < ui*e. To repudiate it now by re i feting; >• the States aqd tu the individ . unis within them the rights which the • j rousikutiou and laws of the Union c j would secure to them is a breach of our - plighted honor for wßich I can imagine > u. v^ f fuc, and to which I cannot volun 1' fo; dy become a party. ii Vhoerile which spring from lh® un . , rel' icd state of our Guverutueoi will be i | acknowledged by a!]. Commercial in s | tcr> ourso in impeded, capita! is in eon •’stmt peril ptmi 1 * <ccwr|tflimia t • | io.'bahie, peace itself is not secure, uuiji the senntt #f morulfn I political duty ill i ! iMAaired. To atrart those calamities . from our ttnnuiry > it * imperatively ro ' qaired (hat wo Mfould immediately Jo- L ; cid%u|to|Kttumc JNttirse of administration - which Can be Braadfastly adhered t. 1 • | am thoroughly convinced that any *ot ; tlemeut. or emupromiae, or plan of sc i ! tion which is Inconsistent with (he prin- | ciplcs of the Constitution, will not only . be unavailing, but misohiovous ; that it 1 will but multiply the prosent qvßs, in* . ' stead of removing them. Tho Consii i tut ion in its whole integrity and vigor, t throughout thi length and breadth of the land, is the best of all compromises, i Besuloa, our duty dura not, in my judgment, l j leave us u choice between that and uny other. | j 1 belb've that it contain.* the remedy’tluit is 4 so much nccsloJ, and that if the coordinate s I brant-he* of the Government would unite • upon its prov is ions, they would lie found i brood snosgh ond strung enough to stutoin i h time of puac® the nation which thqy bore safely through the ordeal of a pro traded civil war. Among the most ’ ties of UmHwskimient arc those wTffch de clare that *‘*ach State shall have si |otM<t one Kepreaontutivv." and that ,4 no State, without its consent, shall deprived of its { equal suffrage in the Senate." Koch House is made the “judge of the elections, returns, and qualifications of its own members,” and - soar, “with the concurrence of two-thirds, 9 oapcl a member." Thua, as hvi-eudore urged, “iu the admission of See a tor* nud from any juid all of the Stales, there cau lw no just ground of anpre , j j hensien that persons who are disloyal will I ; bo clothed With the powers of Icftnlotioff, ‘ l I for this could uot imppen when the Cowtt I ' tution anU Uws are enforced hy a vigilant i (■j and faithful "When a Senator j or llepreawitatlvc presents his cerlifiealc ofi . 1 election, he may at once be admitted or re- ’ I i jocted: or, should there be any question n* 1 ■ • to his eligibility, his may he re i i j (erred for investigation to the appropriate : ; cominiUec. If admitted to a seat, il must | be upon evidence oalisfactory to the House j of which he thus becomes a member, that he I iios.siss*the requisite conetitntimml and ! ; i legal qiiaiilbiuiun.s. If refused admission As 1 ~ a tnomber for waul of due allegiance to the | ~ Oo'vrtuaent, uud rctmnod loliis consliiu- t eats, they are admonished that none but person* loyal to the United State* win be 1 l 1 allowed a voice in the leipslotive couneili of | j i the imliun. and the poli ictil power and , j mural influence of Conqms wro thus ef- j fcclivsly exerted in the interests of loyalty to i the Government and fidelity to tin? l*non. f ’ j ■ 1 And is it not far better that the work of res- ! 5 (oration should be laxonipliahcd by simple * j compliance with the plaia reqmrcnuonis of l , i the lonstilutiou than by a recpMfuc Co mca- ) , sure.* which iu effect destroy the Slate*, und threaten the subversion of the General Gov ■ j ernmetH ? All that is necessary to nettle this simple but important question, wivhonl further agitation or delay, i* a willingness t on the pan of all to susuiiu the ( ’onstitution ( and carry the provisions iulo practical opera tion. If to-morrow either bmuch of Congrees would declare that, upon the presentation ■ 1 of their credentials, meunbors ronsilttiHon 1 ally elected und loyal to the (hmeral Gov . , eminent would bea>buitted to eivt> in ( on- I grevs, while all others would be excluded, t and their places remain vacant until the selection by the people of loyal and qualified I persons; and if. ut the smno lime, assurance I were given that this poll*} would he eomin- I , j uod until all the Slater were reprenented in j , j Cougre.'S. it would tend u thrill of joy j throughout the entire land, as indicating the inauguration of a kystctit which must ! j speedily bring tranquility to the public mind, j While w arc legislating upon subjects which arc of great inqwrtancu u> the whole i j people, and which must affect oil paru of, j the country, not only during the life of tho J present gene ration, but forages to conic, we • should remember that all men arc entitled 1 t t least to a hearing in too councils which decide upon U>e destiny of theuisclres and i iheir children. At present ten States are i denied repreoeiiUnion, ami when the For- i tieth Congress assembles, 6n the fourth day 1 of the present month, sixteen States will be : without a voice in the Hou.soof lvej>r(*.<cnta J lives. I'll is tjravc fact, with the important < questions before us, should induce us to pause in a course of legislation which, look- i mg solely to the attainment of j>oUiiral ends, fails to consider the rights it transgresses, i the law which it violates, or the institution* : which it imperils. ANDHi:W JOHNSON. 1 ’ " VBtXOTov, March 2. |K?7. THrf^MtKJIATrTrAV(Km\ ■ Til l.i 1!811 a v m a liell it, jsirr. Th- ('•■Mention. The lu. ruaeUpi] the Ccmi vent ion Hill t It, ami mviiio in -;oixl uuruc..t lo p:oM it in some form. With- 1 out doubt -Ibis is in obedience to the . i will of the pcojdo, and of the jirees, who arc Incoming clamorous for us pauage. for reasons given last week we fear | that (his is a mistake ; but should it be i passed it shall h ive our most vigorous | support. We would prefer, iu the prescut cri* , sU, that tlw change should bo made , strictlj in accordaneo with the provi- I | sions of tlio t onstilution—that it, let it 1 j be called by a two thirds vote of the | Legislature, and submitted lolhc people | at (he next general election, it seems 1 that cannot be, for it has failed to have ; lli? two third, vote in the Senate so far; and the proposition is to have tlio ijuea , tion subwitUd, the members elected. I and the Convoitvlon to meet long before ) the November elects,.' This being against tho Constitutional direction is styled rteobaumuiy, and the IlailUw claim that, being so, tliey have the same right to call a Convention of the ! "f'.yoC whites and negroes to frame a i j Constitution fur the Slate, which llicv j i shall ssk Congress lo impose on the I people of this State as the most. Jlrpub-1 (lean. This plan Mr Davis, Senator, I ftuni Caroline, in a speech published in | the Amerkm*. auuouuecd with lire cool- I oat audacity lo be tbair fixed purpose. We do not believe this to bo all gaseon i “k- As sure as wo try a Convention outside of the regnlur mode, wo shall ■ toe a mongrel Convention attempting the same thing, end giving tin right of i j suffrage to the blacks. Thai the Raji , j cals of Congress wilf favor them we have I | i | > reason lo doubt, from what they faavo ! ; done elsewhere Ae we toedjr Or the ; r hd we best wot adopt a slbwer proem | while this Negfo eiptality i|iiuslioii ia j being settled in the public tuind around Must . srii ... . • j *®-<ieo. V. Bowsu, uf Tewaoelewn, ■ ; drew the SIMV> Piano at Clark't Praaenla- ' ’ 1 tion Festival, i i Tkl South and tk Military I* midilion to*sc prevailing Wanfj and destitution in the South, tht neoes • 1 1 y to deauo si uueo what to do in M grrd to lb Military Goverumnt Law of Cougrooa, puu Um who!* South io pitiable condition. When the Coufed crate armies under Ocus. Lee aod John* atoo surrendered they never dreamed that an attempt would to made to de prive the White people of the South of the right of self-government as it had always existed. Consequently, they are utterly confounded by the passage of the late law, and the determination therein expressed to elovatc the whole negro race of the South at once to a political equality with the whiles. Such a proposition in times gone by would have been mot at once by an indignant rejection. Undcr existing circumstances this may not bo ao now, yet we oannot doubt that it will provoke u secret hos tility which will some day tell to the detriment of the country. In tho suf fering condition of the pc pie such a policy as that of the President would bind the South to the Union by cords i of affection stronger than hooks of steel; but Congress, in order to elevate the 1 negro, and thus to rule the South, has t.ikcu advantage of the supreme j necessity of her people t< wound their j feelings in the most tender point, and : i in a manner not likely to bo soon for- j ! gotten. j The first impulse doubtless would tc j , to do nothing at all; but to submit to 1 ' any military ruler the President may ■ appoint, aud trust to (ho revulsion of j 1 feeling in (he North against this law to secure its overthrow. But tho law has | been contrived with infernal ingenuity, j aod under it the few Radical whiles aud the colored people may organize such ! j governments as may bo advised by their I friends in Congress. Accordingly we • find that many arc disposed to roorgan- I ixo under the law at once. Virginia is ; moving in tho mutter—her Senate hav- I ling already parsed a bill for a Convcn- ! tiou, which is now before the House, j having been reported from the commit tee with a protest against its const it u- i (iouslity. North Carolina is also moving ' I iu it; at lea*t “the loyalists" there have * I invited the colored people to join them I in the movement. Iu the mean lime Messrs. .Sumner, i

I Wilson and Kelly iu Congress have in troduced further bills to regulate (he call of Conventions, and to ensure the i Mioecw of the K.ulical schemes. LEUSMTITB. The Coirrrntinu DtU. — i)u motion of • \fr. Vickers, this bill was taken up uu I its second reading. Mr. Davis, of Caroline, offered an ' amendment to strike out certain words in section 1. and insert i “Every male citizen of the State, be-1 iug also a citizen of tho United Stales, of the age of 21 years or upwards, of 1 whatsoever race or color or previous j condition, who shall have been a rcai dcriMn the State twelve mouths and iu the county or city where he ahull offer to vote six months before (he said day ) of election, except lunatics and persons convicted of felony, not pardoued by tin' Governor." The effect of the auiendment*wuuld* Ime been negro suffrage. Mr. Davis advocated hi* amendment j iu a lengthy speech, i The amendment was (hen rejected. Yeas—Messrs, lliiiingsleu. Davis of i Caroline, Davis of Washington, Holton, Phiipot and Tome—G. Nays —Messrs. Bowie, Broadwater, Earle, Frazier, Hcnkle, Jump, Kim well, Muekall, Maddox, nates, Ste phenson, Stirling, Viekcts, Waters and Young—ls. Not present—Messrs. Compton, Mules and Trail. The Senate on .Saturday look up tho bill from the Iloune to call a convention to form a new Bute constitution. A j ‘notion was made by Mr. Maddox to I change the time ol electing delegates from May next until November. 1868. This motion, after debate, was rejected j , —yeas 7, nays 13. Mr. Maddox (hen ! i moved to strike out the provision requtr- | I ing tho convention to insert a clause in | j fko constitution prohibiting payment i i *‘or slaves. This amendment led to a ’ i protracted discussion, and was finally i ; rejected—yeas 2, mils 18. Another , amendment was offered and rejected. Tho vote was then taken on the passage of the bill and resulted—ycas 15, nays 7. As it lacked one vote of a two-thirds majority, the bill wan declared to be lost. N utiec was given of a motion to j reconsider the vote. Suffering at the ftuatfe. The reports of the want aud deatitu ’ tion prevailing at the .South are appal j ling. Many thousands must be relieved j speedily or they will perish. Efforts t arc being extensively made for their re lief, and ail who have the means to spare should contribute something. General* Howard, of the Freedman’s Bureau, has demanded ef Congress over two millions of dot Uri as oetoaliy needed ; and the U. 8. Bonate on Saturday voted 11,000,000 for the purpose. A proposition is before the Maryland Legislature to appropriate 9100,000 to the suffering poor of the Sootji. Alan a joint resolution has passed the Senate to appoint a committee to visit Wash ingtou and nrge on Congress the loon of £12,000,000 to tho Bootbern States in their aid. Meeese. Keel* * BlHlgsh were sppointed Og the part ofthsOen ate ♦ "\- The Wisconsin Legislature it about | to (Mrunehise 20,000 citizens for deser, tiun during the war fhr lA<i A ivoeate. TUc buthersn Ohnch Fair Once More. It is with extreme ulens ire that w* an* nounce, and metuthUy nokrtuwMjp, (lit saoeeMful result #f the Lutheran Church The project was undertaken hi tht hope Of sneesss. and wa hoped not In vain. We had confidence in Ue liberality of the poo plr, mid oer confidence ww* hy no means misplaced. Most prmiawortliilv has the pub lic responded to our wish?*. It seem* as though every one, irrespective of donamiiNV ! liomU distinction*. wished us *aeet*e. and { generously have they given their aubaUn- ! tml aid. Every effort we* made upon the uort of the managers of the fair lu please j and render full snlLfaction : and we know I of aojurt reason for compteiia, aud hear ofj none. The Pastor of the Lutheran Church, and ' those associated with him in this enterprise, j take great nleaiuiru in thanking all our friend** j for their liberal patronage toward* n public J good. And especially do we find ourselvos indebted to the untiring u*i and most faith ful labors of the fair ladies ia our behalf— Their attractive smiles in the famous A>r Engla nd Kitchen, and around Ibe (able* below, contributed much ami piincipaliy to our success. Wo never know of any enter prise to fail when in the bund* of the ladies, for indeed they are famous for conquests. As we have been so kindly remembered, and so liberally patronized in this our fir.l attempt, as a Church, to advance the inter ests of religion in this piece, wo shall always be careful to return tho same Christian hfrttr. Honing that all feel they have contnb- , uted to a noble cause, we trust they may ' ever realise the comforts of the truth, (hut I **it is more Messed to give than to receive.*' J The following is a correct account of our ; receipts, expenses, Ac. Gross Receipts s24o7.tid \ Expenses ATI. SI | Nell $1,936.42 If. C. HOLLOWAY. Pastor, j W rsTMiXHTiin, March 10th 18fi7. I'orrlgu \ewi. j By tho cable wo loam that the Fo j uiuns have appeared in Tipperary in ! ; strong tqrcc. No further disturbance* j ; have occurred at Drogheda. The Fe- ; I iiiaus have raptured and still hold, al | the last advices, the police barrack* at | Kettcll, county Kildare. Small bauds , I of Fenian* arc patrolling Cork. Water- ! ! ford aod Limerick, prcaaiog the people ‘ I into their ranks, .lames .Stephens is : reported to be at Duris. Tranquility is j j said to have been restored throughout' the province of Leinster, and since the | abortive attempt last month in Kerry there has been uo disturbance in that ! comity. The reorganization of tho j Derby Government has been completed. , The leading Dowers are said to have I united in urging Turkey to make liber al concessions to its Christian subjects. 1 Later advice* state that the Fenians | in Kildaie have been dispersed by the I troops ; that au attack uu the barracks , at Mouutmellick ha* resulted in the re pulse of the in urgenls with a lo* of ! two killed. Three thousand Fenians | are said to have assembled iu the neigh borhood of Aburto. Troops have been sent lu disperse them. The members of a secret Fenian council have boon ar-1 rested nt Dublin. General Burke, one of the Fenian leaders, was captured at Tipperary. The Daria Munitt nr states that all the ' French troops were to have left Mexico 1 by tiiis time, and that the Knipcror ' Maximilian was to have also taken his departure on the Bth of the present mouth. Martial law has tonniu.iied in | Spain An attempt had boon made to j asasiaatc Victor Emmanuel near Mi lan, out it failed An earthquake Ins occurred on the Island Mctylenc, : Greece. All the habitations on the U- j land are in ruins and hundreds of lives wore lost. The Suluo of Turkey has made concessions to the Servians and has promised to carry out the decree of 1856. ( aliens for F. 8. Scnuter. • 4 A Conservative caucus was held on Friday night for Senator in place ol Gov. Swann, declined. Eight ballots were had, the la*t of which stood for I D. F. Thomas of Talbot 30. fur I D. ’ .lone*, of Somerset 33. for Alex. Evans, ! if Cecil 10. There having been no choice an adjourn incut look place till Monday. Ou Monday night Ex-Governor 1’ F. Thomas was nominated on the Ist. bal lot. The vole stood, for Thomas 3P. Jones ao, Evans 14, Cox I, blank 1. Southern I'ouHiunam. As the matter wow stands in the j Cabinet of President Johnson it is said that the Military Commanders of tho j five Departments into which the South ; It S been divided will bo Generals Slier trait. Men tic, Hancock, ScltoDclJ and | Sickles. Alexaadrlw Election. The municipal election in Alexandria on Monday the 4th instant, passed off without any undue excitement. Hugh Latham, Knq., the present worthy may or ! was re-elected by 63 majority The negro vote was not received by tho judges of the election, but was recorded ■ by the lladical candidates Radical while vote 66. It ia reported that over i 1,000 negro voles were recorded. XCKCO'CS Ml Allowed to I ate In Sow Walk. The Assembly to-day voted down a proposition to let negroes in this .State vote for delegates to the Constitutional Convention. Yet a majority of this same Xew York Legislature arc ill favor i of thrusting negroc suffrage upon their countrymen South—and licit only that, but in fam aba of keeping them out of tko Coion until they consent lu it.— A'. J'. £i mill If ErjnvH. ffW-J. W. L. Carty &tj„ Clerk of the Circuit Court for Frederick county aimaa 1861. and who discharged the duties of the office ably and acceptably died at Frederick on the 7th. hurt , in the 44th year of bis age. Indiana rejoices in the prospect of abundant grain and fruit crops, Thors •re 5.000 starving people in • Churukee county, Alabama One third of the numinous recently ! rejected by the Senate were soldiers A church in Columbus, Ohio, has a 1 Canted- notice re<|uealing gentlemen to sve thett tobacco at. tho door. Loral Intelligence. RflEcrrD.—'The ppdl#tnicil*irMr : SoUMtsot 11. Wut<ir at Collector uf; Internal Rovcnnc for the Fonap DU trial of Maryland, lim been rejected by tbo United State* Senate. Mr. Water* ( it a rrty obliging and accommodating . gentleman. and he was rrjectcd sultly on political grounds. Rwer B. l?ook, i AateWof for tlie Fodrth DUtrict, has ■ ! also been rejected by Ihc Heniuc. 1 IlkJKwllO.H or I’IMTMJMITaa.—Tho 1 j United Slut"# ScuaM! redacted Imhl Sat- j ' unUy, iho appointment of Mr. Thomas j Wolfe, as Post in a>tur of this city. Mr. ! | Wolfe, dm hi}: his administration of the i affairs of (he PnstoAco, so discharged j his duties o* to win the public coufi | deuce, and if ho is fu be motccded by a .Johnson man, wo would just us hood have seen him retained in otfij# as any follower of - my policy” in town. The above notices we copy from the Frederick Examiner. Wc do it to show the character of tho officers rejected us extorted from political opponents. Mr. .John Hartlmhw, of Frederick County lias been nominated as Collector I in place of Mr. Waters, and 000. W | F. Vernon, as Postmaster at Froderiek, | • A Pi.kasant St Uftn.sK -On Sunday ' | rooming last the teachers and sohobir* j j of the M. I*. Church, were not a little ; | surprised to find in the Church a mag ; ; nili 'ent Organ, but none knew whence 1 ! it canto nor did enquiry solve tho uiya- j tory. A tier the opening of the School. 1 1 Uov. J. T. Ward in a very appropriate ■ I address lormallv presented the In-dru ; | incut to the School, as :i present from ! ; our generous heated fellow townsman^ ' David H. Shriver. Esq. The re.eption was acknowledged by the tfiiportatnu* j • dent. K. K demand in n neat nnd ex ' j pressiyo manner. Tha Instrument is : cue of Carhart A Needham’s best, worth i 8310, and p. isfes.vch gre if power and 1 volume This present came very op portunely, and we doubt not will he J highly appreciated by the School, ns well as the congregation worshiping in J ' tho Church.— S u/iiirt 7'A , •u slant. I 1 A Wot.v Kib'.m—On Friday lavt , quite n excitement whh made ;it the < appuraneu of a I irge she wolf, in the 1 neighborhood ot tho Conocochcague, j near Wilson’s Store, in this County.— i ! Marly in tlm* morning she van seen on the farm of Mr Alexander Miller, who tired several loads of small shot into her, 1 without much effect, hater in tho day • a party of ton hunted her down, nnd she was finally killed by u shut fniiii | Mr. Miller. She iniM*nrvd four lent in I . length and two feet inheighfh V.iiiwus conjecture* Imvo been formed ns (o i where the •• varmint” could hare come | from hut the must prohibit* giiace in tlie j Irr.i'oy of Vifgiuia I—J//r/. 14*//. I TllK Fa lll. —The following it* a list ! of the -ncc.-f-l’ol parties at the late Fair I who obtainod some of the most valuable I ®rtieles . Silver Tea Self. Mrs C\.| McKellin. China Sett, (icnrgo Fringcr. ! Sideboard. Jun It V a tide r# loot i Sewing .Machine, Samuel S.mhle. Silver Pitcher. Kdvvin Linyor, Uoeeptiou Clnir, John St.m Mlcr. Filter Nation ai. Hank. > Westminster March 2nd. V,7. t At a regular meeting of the Hoard of Directors, held this day. Mr. Henry Haile, was eh led ~ Director to fill the I vacancy Canned by ||,e death of Mr li fted Troxel. nnd nil the !Uli insf. Mr. a Vngiishis Shriver, whs u lauiniouslv elected President W. A CUNNINt.i II AM. Cashier. If vn.HiiAU < If AMJK -—Since Mcmd.iy Uel a change has been made in fli • lime j table of the Western Md K 11. The passenger ears arrive at Weal min* ter ab*nil 11 A. M , leaving H dtiniore at —Leave Wu-tininstor for Haliimoro at (i A M ami 3 P.M, the nidi leaving by the afternoon train. We wupposc that full notice will soon be given to . the pnbliu. Sncxssrn. Fox Hi NTixn.—A I week ago Dr K.dward Holder, Cap tain Ilexckuh Holder und Mr. Blgin, ' experienced huntaumii captured in one 1 day. with seven dogs, nine foxes on the Cat net in Mountain. between the village ( of Jefferson and the Point of Uoek*.— Fmlcrifk (.WW.) I'hit*. jkiT To lx? very serious or very sad is inconsistent with good bodily health —the natural state of good health is a cheerful one. Sadness or low spirit:*, and incdiMieholy of all kinds arc cvideo ; j ecu of the loss nf vigor in ihc life if glory within us—and the deadening | causes of the gloom we experience must !he driven out of the system, or ihc life | ; within is overwhelmed will* gloom ami I I horrors. Hy ull meant then, preserve a cheerful tone of mind, and livo long In j good health and spirits by the use uf Hryan s Life Pills, for there Is wo purer ; nor move usciiil Mcibcine, and nouc ; which, for good health, can he taken with better effect. .(Bdc advertise ment.) HtßniKl). < ,1 V of tile "th hut. I.y Kcv. J. Edwin Amos, ThomasC. Tmomhox, to Jn.u A. eldest daughter of the laic Alfred Tmxcl, Esq., all ol this county. At yhrh county, p* m Thursday 7th of March inst., hy the Uov. Mr. Cowhick, TueoiHm: U. Bixtz, M. D., to Miu JrirxitTTK Swowtu, dnaghter of Mr. CJcorjfo Shower, both ol MAndicutcr. Carroll comity. Md. In ‘ “rk, Pa., on Thursday evening P>h. -dal ult., liy llev. p, Uiaer, Wiu.iax E. norrMAX, of Haiti more Co.. Md., to Mou.u; fc. R, il.. ijiu-r c! Ih- "*BWingCliTi;,|iia, late of Marti Hester, CarfdlicoviUy, Mj, ■ hi; 4-ms At hyfr near W<h.‘metier, on 1 ThurvUy morning, March 7t|i., dm. Ei.u- ' j aiuctu Owixos, itgad 7>yaars. t ntoiwhs and j Id day*. JAS. A. f. UOV ||, miHixcr tr -**r. WKSTMLVSTEU, MD. A 14- business ahrUl have i a n • !■• • -£jL prompt attention. • aauJ)3o, Carter of Court aid M.du I s '"'t. mar Him PIBI.IC Norsk*. Cajtti.% IHOjJP Uil.-tKKVVHOgs Jffi ; I’Ol LTirv, AND AgUVM’ttl UAL IMI’I.KMKKTS. The underaigtied hnviitg rented Id* Fard7 I , "ill olfer at on the ; eight miles from Baltimore, on thtf Hffjtrr*- : loa n Turnj.ike Itoad, On Wclncitdtk)f and Tf**r*dny, April 3rd nud lilt, IMI, ' At 10] o'clock A. M., hiu entire stoi-k of 1 FARMING IMPLEMENTS. TOOLS AND M UlllifiM, and also the emofer portion ©f kit LIVE STOCK, including the Thoronislibrrd Malllom “MARS,” •••n y urs old, by Bai), out of Plstina, by Beverly, A tha I'KffCIIEUUN STALUON 77//; LITTLE CORPORAL, • ighl years old. by Impoiivtl Duke of Nur* rnaiii.h, out of Imported Snowdrop. One or twd Thoroughbred Maret \ Colt* of differ ent ages, fired by one or the other of the nhovr nitined Stnlliomi; a number of Ugbt [ and Heavy Draught llortcs; juira brad ! Devon Oxen and S*ecr ; muw choice llojp, Poultry, Ac., and from ten to twenty head of Alderney Cattle. i Tho Sale of 1 jvc Stock will take place on | the first duy. and that of Implements oa ike . second. Cataloguer h ill be puhtishedeoHy in Moivk, j pedigree* of the more impoitnnt oni moll, and a c**neml description of tke other.*, and of the Implements. The nda of this lade ill lw that every artirla or animal shall ; be sold to the l.iddcr, nnd alxmkl, in ! nnv exceptional rose, the owner deirc to hid upon a lot set up. he will do m> n per* ( son, but h* will not bid upon the Stallion#, . nor upon the Cuttle. Pcnmns unable to at <' ■' 'io ?nl. . may snd ordci* to the Atte ti..user, who will execute them lu the lent Lof hi* jadg.ueai. Arrangements will be ; mad# to conduct the sale under rktdler, an that there will I* no postponement on %c count of wentber. 'fk# undertlgwed will , union vor to prm hle menu* of irnosportal ion from and to lieifs Snitch Station, o* ike WiwlerH Man laud Railroad, three miles . from Fikennne, nnd to -*NMire eomAirtabW aceoimnodutions in the ni-ighUwhood for {versuim frtMu a di.itaucc, who may wUk to ; remain over night. Tkkms of Sai.il—For *umi of ln>a than $Uk), caxh j for sums of more than f 100, ; noU*H licariiig interest ul four or si* months, dU approved sccunly, or cash on which a discount of 4 urr cent, will lie allowed J. 11. Mi lIKNUV. Pike.*viile, .If/. JoUX S. NunoLvs, A'iitioueer. ( raarll-St GREAT SALE OF FKCIT, SIIAUK, KVKItOKKKN AND ORNAMENTAL TREES, PLANTS, VINKS r I , IIK l i.'l. r.uni*l will oflrr ut Pablir I Sub-, at tho Currall KuriM-ry.lJ mil, -. \V,.*l „f \V, .tiniii.l.-r Md., t f/miW.iy the U/i (>,iy of April, 18fi7, An cMcrmvr aral i-Uoivu n.M.rtinrat of Fruit T r c e h, consisting of übont 10.000 Apple, large id'.H 4 yr* old ; iUnmil 7HDO Pmcn. 40W) of which arc budded from boaring irura that or** •d".r of the yellows ; about lOUO Dwarf a4 SlitHshird IVm *; al>out‘AM) Apricots; slew Cherries ; aletiit 2tXX (irape \ inrs. of all the tending varietie.* | alaiut 1000 oerpetnal him ring Itusplivrries; idetot 1000 Houghton (iuoNidtcrries that never blight nor mihlew : altont fiO,OOU Sirawlterriesof 20 dif ferent kinds, at.oh a the Agricullariai, Kus -dfs, Wil oil’s. Albany,Tiiomphc dnfimnd, Also n lot of large t*>*U Kwrgreena, and t trnamental True*'. S.h to eom.ucne# at loo’clock A. M. iE ws.-~AII wiin* nnd* r ea*h. A* U*\t limtam 11 nl a err*llt of .*ix months will he given mu UoUt. and ttppruvwl Mcurity laniring iirtoivd frt*t the Bale. Joseph htout, Dwr.t Orrxnonvr, Auetbjneet. marl Ha MARYLAND AGRICULTURAL ('OLLEGIi fpilK duties ofihia Imiitntiun *UIW r* I I st.nn.nl Ml Monday*. 9:.thlC vf kIAUCH. I*l7. * While it is iUm neil to make iwiHmrtion in the theory und pmr e> if Agriculture the peculiar feature of the CoNego, pro* l<irn i* inode for n fall course of C.dlcgiste tnatmr t ton. cm I tracing tin* Isttin. Orv*k. French, (tOrinnn, Italian and B|tfHiish language*, or any ol them, a eounyq of Mailu*imlic9* Mrs ‘ tal and Moral Science, lli-lory, aid the stu- J, '.rtk. and Ulecatan. j Nat nnd History and Natural I’hiknapky in their sevend liraneltes will haws imrii* attention. Military tactic* will b# ImAN* * There will he no Prapuralon* School, Imt sehuiud Kdfftlah nnd Scientific course may be tukun at Iho student*N option. Xo oa* j rwivnd under 11 years of Me. For a circular und further loformatl—. ad • *m.v* X. U. ttOKTIHXtmtN. Kegwtftr, tt., I eniiv Auv.ifcas Farmer, Bahimor’. iiiart|-li xo. m 2 tJgv/rr. I" lh ' '.fruit Comet for c., null County . EjWy. - l omi aar Ti, IWT. AralranyJarUra, j TJVirirtJieof 1 iiaii'lhiiliiTd m.xl (iicudol ftaa order Sn-nu-1 J. Too,* i mhm, I "ih^. Sumunl J. Toons A others. ,! Ann & BftWft nre hereby notified and warned to file (heir clniins properly authenticated with the Clerk •>t tho Circuit Com I for C-arrell Coant▼. t.n or Itiftwe the Ibih day of April next, Ollier' 1 oc they may be debarred fit the benefits uf the fund. ... a. ii. mriMßmsftt vnnrll-ft r , .. . I*_ SOT HE. wizwa&a&tg, CemeUry. I’rnpoMiU fur micS ..r 1 ice and lira tUdi lional labor roqoind, will he received!). tb< ' nt-cretary until tbc 22nd iartaat, Tho raitirs Ac. of .W pmllih. . U lcnmo.l flora Ike Proaidvlit Of (ianMarr. *lio mil till mall dnptimta cofiaa of na< t required. By order of NEW BOOK AND r pHi: ■.. t• ii ! -i.- if 1 having io*t miTtf 1 Books, Stationery, I Sehm* IT 1 fTlfil. Blli. Hlgf 1 lie tti*u-rx himsttlf ko enn ] i 1,, t “ KS “ / V3*SV