Newspaper of The Weekly Ottumwa Courier, April 7, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of The Weekly Ottumwa Courier dated April 7, 1864 Page 1
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-ssf' yj 8riN _r VWf fiaKllt'V ymt IS fSt.*l 1* t««M iHa»H «t» .**«**» .**« fcrtto -v» J9' E W 8 E I E 8 VOL W* NORBlltPr«prlcl*r JJrJje S)ttumtoa Couriw, vji PUBLISHKD BVBRY THCBSDAY I* JPOST OFFICE BUILDING, •OBMBR or SECOND AND MARKET STBEET8, 0f£JJMWAt WAPELLO CO., 10 WA J. W. N0RR1S, EDITO*. *L I I 1 «n a'W *.0' Front Street, A Of. 80, lS6»-«814-y J. HAVISOAll PBRMANKNTLY LOCATED I'W+HIB uffei-fchis services to theclt liens of town and -vicinity*. work warrated. Ladies waited on at ,ftkieir residences, if ile»irei. T...I crted from one to an entlre^ett. atttear hy "c pressure. »rk«ts(re«l» Veb.«, 1S61. _j M«aa* of»pf inK*01 h«* .V ,11a (otli •»Xfc JJ 1»B* I Ottumwai Iawa. T. HACKWORTH, ATTORNEY AT LAW AIVO NOTARY PUBLIC. All professional business entrusted to him will be nremptly attended to. Special attention will be given to collection*, e* nrainatlnn of Titles and conveyancing. %m (Jilice at Court Hons e ,ln Ottumwa, Infra.- Ottumwa, Iowa, Oct. 29th, 1S63. H-16 f. B. J. BOULTON. ItAKElt AND COMFECTIONEIt ra «i« aTBSIT, KOCB DOORS EAST Of TBI rOTTfeft*OCI»a O I I W A I O W Machine Crackersautl Confectionery of everyvarle at Wholesale and Betall. Fartietiutd BalltsapplUdoH(k«slM(tM tft-il—ch.8-l«. EDWARD II. IST1LES, Attorney & Counselor at Law And Solicitor in Chancery. Office over Walker's store, opposite the Ottumwa oust, OitCMWa, IOWA. now welt prepared te procur# the 100 Bounty and back pay of soldiers, and all just claims against the government. Ohargea moderate, »ud ••itttng unless clalia* are allowed. vh*ric uressure ra ocrica, at hlsrealdeace,on Mark WILLIAMS & HAMILTON, A OHKLIi'S AT L, A W OTTUMWA,IOWA. «V"0rrtoB ever W. Be»U« CctWngBUre. P. W. SMITH. MERCHANTTAIL'81, (First door eaator the OttnmwaHouse,, FRONT 8TKKKT, ... OTTUMWA A| I, kinds of work donela**- jo»»ia»hlonabl9 style, nd at theshoitestaotlaa. Gutting doneto order. NovM,'60-y THE PLACE TO BUY LCinUfcR, IHlAULEiif 4c., 18 AT HAND'S LI IflBEK YARDS A iB»rtinff(on ,Mt. PUasunt, Fuir/i«M,Ag*mep O U W A WHERE wlllbe found thelargeststoekevero feredl n the west,and which wll Ibesold lower ha at any point on the Mississippi. Alsot hoseA Ihl ifiesofour manufacture .full count .everj Shingle Sat feet K. D. It AN 1) CO. yOJl.t 7 186« n88-ll tf MARSHA KETCH AM '1* UertV »111 tntx .#t W»*! &"<l) 11/.* #j?*J (M 9, NOlil^''*' 1 E W 9 INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE One copy,per year .. Four copies" ?Wenty" $1,76 T,00. *.00 Persons wlshlngtiMbaerlbO form lew time thsn year,can do 10 by remtttlngthe mniint they wish to be io appropriated. In nocne will we enter new names unless they areaccompanied wltl tbe cash. J. W. N0RRI8 KRANER & MILLER, Dealers In STOVES, TIN, COPPER, JAPAN AND SHEET-IKON W ARK, Corner of Front and Market Street*, W OTTI IRWA, -IOWA. •S* March 10, 1*44* V- 't *. i iV ilm.-ry if it a a J. S. WALKEfe," Z": WholaaU and Retail Dealer if" V O O S O E E S Clalhinft Hardware, Qnefinware, HATS, CAPS, BOOTS, SHOE8, GUM GOODS, FURS, NOTIONS, Ac., Ac. »lrecti7 opposite the Ottumwa House rs & whole- DEALERS IN FOREIGN AKb 0 ME STIC LIQUORS. »TTLJMWA. LOWAY' CLOCK, WATCH J£WELBY E A I E Ot f81 it K anderslgned,having loeated In Ottumwa, ^Blll S willcarry ou the followinybasltteaa^nd sallclts aiibaralshare of the public patronage RapalrluiiallkindKof Watches,Clocks, Jewelrjand Musical Instruments. Also— Gold itiug* u»»d«tootdar#lett6rlng,and en gravinjrdone. tM He h*i« a flue\jsortinentof Clocks,Oatches .Jewel flWrv, Musloal 1 nstmments, OoldRreast Pius, Kai-rings ... O^TTUMWA FinK-?r-riii(t8.Lockets.Chains,Keys,Slides,Pens.aud white constituency, and shows your indis ^avarietyoniotionsforsNie. Please ca|Undsee:_ position to use that *rtu of our power and the policy of war .which tha rebels so much Place of business ene da«r wen of Ottumwa House U.NUNA IAKKK Atm4th,'5»-Sl-ll-6m MALE AND W- MAMt SEMINAR f. P«v. J. M. McKLROV, w« Mr. H. L. McOINlTlK* Principals Miss M. C. HALLOWAY, Miss M. B. WILSON, Assistant^ Miss ATTlK LAS WILL, Teacher The Sixth year cosoraences on Monday, BKrTKM BKK 7th, lsW,at the Presbyterian Church and rooms attached. Four terms of ten weekseachin the year. Tuition from |8to $ti,accordingto brancheMtudled Piano, Meludeon or Guitar, fs per Term. Special fm-l lilies offered to persons wishlngto qual Jfy themselves for teaching. Pupils admitted at any time, and charged from late of entrance. No reduction, however will be made for occasional absence,unlessby speolalagree M«nt or In case of sickness. -tri Boarding can be obtained at prices to suit thetlme No one admitted for less'than half a term :4M Fer further particulars call on or addreM altner «f the Principal*. .•(t AOf.f. IM2. CITY MEAT MARKET. HAVING purchased the building and business for-i^Kj^^" inerly occupied and conduct bv J. W. Brown. I 4 eel re t' tnform HAVINO purchased the building and business for I tnerly occupied and conduct .«d by J. W. Brown, I desire t'^Tifortn the cflliens or Ottumwa and vicinity, that-. iall continue to keep an aseortment of rUBlt MEATS, POULTRY, SADSAOCB, LARD Ac. In ihort, every article usually kept In an establish »ent ofth* kind, and at pricestosultthe times. THK HlGHMTP*I0M»al4tor STOCK, Poultry »a, Butter, *«. MeFA*UN. JKII ga&fl SO Off NEWS. "f*rtsh to make it known to the public thai 1 have engaged the services of au accomplished HStwn VhotQgrapher, who will t*ke the LA TESTSTILSJi OF PHOTOGRAPHS. which are so much admired. I -all upou all those that wish to have thetr Photographic Albums orna seated with One Photographs, to give us a call. also wish to announce to the people, and espec ially to my old customers, that I nave dispensed with nil hands aad have returned the AMDltOTY PE BUSINESS myself, and e*peet to dojwtieeto all wh* wtah U sail u tun m« for pictures. Den't fnrgetthe pla»«, at M, NUNAMAKKR'V IKWICITHY HIOUK. SPEECH or HOI. IT. BV SRI!F !FJELX. The House boing in Commiftee of Vhe Whole on the Slate of the Union, ao1 bavin? under consideration the Mavy Ap propriation B»II, Mr. (irinnell, said Mr. Chaiiman: We hare liteneil this teinoon to a very remarknble spp^ch from thi! p^ntleman from Indiana. [Mr. Voorhees.] I rppret that he is not now in his peat, a* ahall notice a few of his most extraor dinary statements. One of his fir^t utter ances was that we are at the feet of a usur per. That i» no small compliment to the President oftheUun:tedS'ates. He in the army, and they hive come hotn* without a scratch, thank God." That is the condition of Ihe General himself. As I un derstand, he has never been in the range of musket hall or cannon-shot: and he its wor thy of the gentleman's compliments. The gentleman from Indiana eulogizes Clement L. Vallandigham as a Christian statesman. Clement Vallandigham a Christian statesman! "Whv, sir did we not hear him declare on.this floor during the last session of Congress that he never had voted, and he never would vote,a dollar to carry on tbis war? And yet he is lauded here HS e LBB Auj.JO, 1C8. '_ M. B. SISSON,-» 9ENTIST, a CbrNti-in and a patriot He was placed in the riyht position now aotong the Tories of Canada. He further asks, has the Adminstration given us domestic tranqirlity? I will Ml the gentleman why we have not now do mesiic tranquility? 11 is because th» Gov ernment has been enjatred in fighting the armed enemy at the Sonth and at the same time fighting the insidious enemy in the rear at home. The. people understand this. The gentleman fr- Indiana has alluded toano her pur«--minded patriot, as he calls him, Mr. Alexander Stephens, the pure mindtd patriot of Georgia I grant yon sir, that Mr. Stephens is a noble Democrat after the gentleman's pattern and why? Mr. Stevens has declared that the founda tions of the South rn Confederacy are dif ferent from those of any other republic, its tfnrn»r.stoni ranting on neiro slavery. The eentleman says that peace wool 1 come if the leaders on both sides would stand aside. Do the loyal people of the country ask that? Are twenty million of people to bow down before six or eight mil ion in arms, uph'-ld by three million of slaves! And yet that is the test the gen tleman invites, which allies hi* votes given during this s 'ssion of Congress to measures which in my judgment afford the hisrhest gratification to the traitors' aoaoiaVa at Richmond. DEMOCRACY I!* COK6RBS*. There is here. I know, nominally, a war and peace wing to the party in opposition, and the excuses found for inaction mav be represented by the pleas of the camel b:rd of the desert, known as the ostrich. Ask it to carry: No, I am a bird. Bid it ttv: No, 1 am a camel. Thus has there beer, an alternation of excuses here save on the que* tion of early adjournment for dinner and large appropriations of money. We ask for a more efficient Army WH to at once fill up our depleted regiments in the field and early bring the rebellion to a Hose, and you delayed it weeks bv denouncing the policy of the. war and the tyranny of a draft. The confiscation bill, with tender recrard for the traitois, you pronounced unconsti tutional and by your votes deliberately as serted that they who have got up this "dance of death" should not pa*r the piper, and that there is more justice and states tnanship in securing the estates of rebel slave-owneis to their children than to put heir proceeds, as a me& of safety, in to the national Treasury, and of justice of giving a portion to our brave soldiery and the children of patriots made orphans our war of defense of liberty. To the resolutions which I had the honor to introduce asking lor more vigorous efforts to enli-it acclimated colored men in our army, and spare our orthern mechani sand firm er* to duir industrial employments snd their families, you made opposition establishing this, that your predjudice against black m*n is stronger than the love fbr your The proposed kittcnumrns vr stitution to blot out slavery hy law met with some favor. These and similar ac's give a denial to the assumptions so often inade in behalf of a neutral party, a non intervention party, a war party, or a peace party, being neither, but embracing all that is offensive in these designations, neither cold nor hot, proposing no direct in tervention for liberty is its spirit no war but with protection to slavery a condition precedent and peace on any terms. The rebel cause has been discussed by the gentleman from In liana, and others, and what more than a sigh can have escap ed the peace-proposing friends across the the Chamber that bankruptcy has become the second peculiar institution ol thp sooth! What terms of reprobation are heard for that soeicty which under the instruction of modern Democratic Cabinet officers has re duced stealing to one of the fine arts dig nifltd purjurv to the rank of the learned pro fessions and raised assassination to th® keyftone io the arch of cardinal virtues, su rearing None. The hope of the return wf the trai- y stone in the arch of cardinal virtues, which they made war, and the restoration .nlTr 9ff a usurper! Why, sir, we saw him, on the eastern por- tico of this ('apitol, take the oath to support break up the rendezvous of escaped slaves the Constitution of the United States. That in Florida it made war on Mexico to extend was rot the act of usurper and all his I slavery on fields unblighted by its curse, acts are in keeping with his oath, in ray it enacted repugnant fugitive sluve laws, judgment. and sought by the patronage, power, and fi- The gentleman also imforms us that the nesse of two Administrations m- force a Republic is dying. If it be dying, I desire slave Constitution upon the State of Kan a" to ask hina how? Dying, if at all, bv the and its late disruption fof slavery and the acts of traitors in arms at the Southland of I complicity of the northern wing in lending sympathisers on this floor, and in the north-1 encouragement to the traitors is so clearly ern part of the country, avowed Democrats. I proven by the pr^di«tfon of ex President He passed out of his way to traduce one Pierce and prom*sa to Jeff. Davis that the Of the Generals of the National Army. He Hghtin» would not he Along Mason and calls him "the monster Burnside Why Dixon's line merely, it will be within our has that gallant officer drawn upon his heid (own borders, in our own streets, betwean the vials of the trentleman's wrath? Is it the two classes of eitixens to whom I have because General Burnside was always in the front of his army and wt" ever ready to fight? A friend of mine who happened to have two sons in ti e srmv, once said to me that I should not criticise so much Mo Clellan, "for." said he. "he is a man that I love." I asked him what he had done. The reply was, "He is a friend of mine. have hellion (acts taken wi'h the declaration of had two sons under him for many months I General Gantt that while a prisoner of war he was assured bv prominent Democrats of RTl r.i U It brouzht us through the second Ion* and bloody war with the mother country it humbled the spirit of Nullification, and, up to the invention of the cotton-gin and a profitable internal slave-trade, it was a. par ty of the people, a terror to official profli gates, and the foe of oppression everywhere. PARTY APOSTACT. Later It turned to false gods, in declara tioo of war ^gainst he Seminole Indians to referred by the sympathy of the Miy^rof New York for Georgia by the detention of her arms and the avowed opinion of Jeff Davis that he should receive the substantial aid of twenty thousand men from that city, and by the Booking of thousands of Demo crat* from the North to the-standard of re- Pennsylvania that if the Rebels would hold out a little longer they would be suc cessful. for the Democrats of the North would arrest the war by defeating the con scription and otherwise render the Ad'nin istraion powerless to prosecutj it, and the earnest support by this Congress of Val landigham, the great sham hero leader which forebode, in the language ot the last Richmond Examiner, trouble in tha North we*t: gracious buds of pro nise which with approach of their elections may bud and blossom into bloody fruit of revolution." Such are the hopes which Democratic dd liance and legislation, Golden Knights, and peace resolutions inspire. And is this the neutral ornon intervention party, the treach ery of whose Naders has truly passed into history as that of Judas, and whose apost* cy tr liberty is as shameless as that of Ju lian to the Chiistian religion? Yet before our soldiery, who know that the war hts been prolonged and that thousands of lives have been offered up in sacrifice to love of slavery and of party, they f*in. like Pilate, would wash their hands of guilt, when all Neptune's ocean'' could not wa-fb their hands clean of the blood Let me give la ter and specific proofs of t+ie aposta?y of the Democratic leaders and my moremer.t shall clbt be on the flank, but the c&ftfr. RKVIZW or MR. WOOD. pported by robbing of the poor and th* °J G^oigia had gone out of the Union .ring oftheir children for tho shambles! 1 an anned P^'P^^0"10 upo of their allies of eleven States into the Union. Such is the party in whose golden circles are held the carnival of traitors, and so base and shameless is its political harlotry, who would not for the honor of his country rather go backward and hide its nakedness than name the party founded by Jeffersoa as recreant to its first principles, and apos tatized? tors to the Union is found in the leniency the gentlemen from New York telegraphed of this Government to their institution for The gentlemen from New York, [Mr FjUt^ASpn Wonn,] ban m« i n his speech, and not having had an opportunity to otice it since I heard it delivered, I will use ts sentiments as illustrative of the sub ject now under consideration, being the mem her who, when tuanv of us were school boys, sat in this Hall, and is now the gentleman fertile in speeches, resolutions, motions, amendments, objections, and deemed an adroit leader of one wing of the party, and a presidential candidate, I commend hfs sen tmaents to th^se who are in doubt whether the Democratic party hasapostac'z^d or is dead. These are «oine of gushing, patriotic utterances: No Government has irsuie a foe with such unfelenting, vindictive milig nity as we are now pursuing those who came into the Union, with us." That is the precise sentiment of J«ff. Divis and Brother Toombs, who telegraphed to the mayor about the arms detained in New York after Georgia had gone out of the Union, resolved to fi »ht. Hero is a ques'ion? I ask. in h« name of ihe American people, when shall thi* hellish crusade of blood aad famine cease? A most complimentary allusion to the Gov ernment seeking to restore the Union, and to the soldiery in the field, and the braves who Mitfered and died by thousands with out a tear or a groan for their country! These sentiments fully explain the bloody mob in New York in resistance to the draff, which the rebel press declared to be worth more than a first class victory to their cause, which was fitly led by A ndrews, the Vir ginia Democrat, who, from the color of his paramour, WMS no antimiscegen. By resolution the gentleman styles this "an inhuman war," and brings the high wines of opinions into a single sentence, thiis: "Th's war raust cease, care not how, or from what cause, whether by exhaustion on either side by southern submission or suc cess by meditation, or by northern magnan imity, or by northern sense of self-preserv ation. And this'is the plump wente^ce and sen timent of a member of the Tnirty*i£ighth Con gres# on a war which called for the sac-i fice of hecatombs of men in that struggle where "resistance to tyrants is obedience to God." Indifferent whether peace is gain ed by rebel submission or success whether tne cou in —j ihe corner-stone of an on pire whether traitors shall pay for th«»r own musio in this dance of demons, or loyalty shall pay for al' whether history shall adjudge »he Gov ernment imbecile and our Army craver.s cowards, or our veterans return with victo rious banner*, havmg doomed slavery, and founded a nation so firm, so mighty and firee that Heaven shall look down to see! Sir, these monstrous cold-blooded expres sionsof inditf*»i«nee from a northern peace party are ruoie effective in giving that en courasement which prolongs (he war than the temporary victories gained by rabels in arms. The chief traitor, before vacating his seat in the Senate, resented the denial that in the citr of New York there were ten thousand men who would take wdes 'With the South in a war, by a declaration that there were not ten but twenty thousand who would join them. This is well autheutica ted, and stands with the cotemporaneous circumstance that, five days afteMhe State and re sist the Government of the United State*, ,0 watched and reeling brut# falls to be, their the pc*co I^mof ra/«y have, by cavils, party prey. Wa* eilch the spirit of the eary leaders? They were the statesmen who would not put the word slave in our Con stitution who meditated only that all our 8'ates shmild be free, and forbade slavey by law on the virgin fcoil of the N.jrthweat. ttn v Tooinba this language. 4,I n the defeat of ourarmies or the return been seised by tbe police of this State, but that th city of New Yorn should in no way le made responsible for the outrage. As mayor, I have no authority over the police. regret to say that armies intended for of Democracy to power is dependent either I and consigned to the State Georgia have I rise so near heaven tkt nnnn th* defeat of our firmim or the return I been seiaed bv the police of this State, but breath in refusal to refccho If had the power I should summarily pun ish the author* of this illegal and unjusti flable seiBiire of private property." Judging by these facts and the sympa thies of semi-secession sheets in the North, and the interest which the rebels have ta It vaunts itself, and only hopes for power, ken in the action of the Democratic party by the calamities of our defenders, as hung- In State elections and by a majority In this favorable to the growtlof De-nocracy. and FT varituras are aatiatad when tha lan* Coneiew, rational u*an cao doubt that not whoJy "given oveito believing a lie NlcIT l^TTUMWA, IOWA, THURSDAY, APRIL 1864. threars, re»tanr« trf th? '•raft, and the avow ed indilf-foe* ervrf«ed bv the £ent:emao froin New York, earned more than the doubt ful cojn'/lhner.l'froni'h* reS'is which was we must look for a restoration to power So appreciative a peace-maker could reach the reb^l capital without a of truce precedent to giving my vote for the ap- streets. I to break the spirit of the slav^cracy-trait-' founl*t'«"8 are laid, its eomor stone rests ors in arms, for it i« therr spirit that has'0!1011 ^is, that slavery s the nituraland made ray party, and it i* to their votes that! urgently pressed by the anti-misc^'n »9n *n* tlem*n from Ohio, Ywho find* himwlf in" the ^wh5ch Sir, I should W have disehargtd ntr doty Pf,ze as a member of this House had I forborne ^er®^ ung to ihe ver^e of parliamentary propriety i Arm? and strengthen tha enemy in arms expressing mv detestation of sentiments i '4kinS ™"on opposite to the trained I uttered hew which lead to distrust in- otir Jijing wounds And wisted by sickness, touch i 'avrnin cate personal viol-uce, I could only have been assured that his next political conferee would have been Ch*ron, the ferryman, just preceding that weicO'ne, "Hail! befiors hail!' Since the war with Michael and the Dra gon in heaven, there has never been a con test where the character and purposes of the acioru were so cleariv d*flrv»d as in this con tefct vet hert we must listen to tepid if not treasonable speech Would such tolera ted in Richmond, where there is eatanic sa gacity? N", and I have authoiity fcr the opinion that such language ottered in the time nf our Revolution would have branded its author as a trai'or, and co4*ptlled him to seek :i refuge "over th«" border" in that ear ly elvs'um for outlaws and Torijs and had kindred language been uttered in a Roman Senate, when her Institutions were on trial, the speaker would ha/e been hurled from the Tarpcan. rock but in tl.a American Congress a characterization ot our war as a "hellish crusade of blood" furnishes the la test type of peace Derpoency. A CHAPLAIN AND THIS NBW not more instinctively at the throat of the wjciaiion ia that politio.1 dr,e „M ..I for ot Democracy from tha ancient faith. Yt was known that peace Deimvrats, acting as vestryman uv the State of 2»*w York, had forbidden the rta ling oJ'pravers fir our sol diers in the field in strjrr.l churches that Bixhop Hopkins, of Vermont, had convinced Bishop Meade,* Virginia, of the right of. secession that the Vermont Bishop had written a w irk on slavery which was uub l'«h»d by a Democratic association In New Yoik for the "diftiision ot political know ledge," and uirculated to influence the re eent elections and th»t th,' learned and de voted Bishop Potter, of Pennsylvania, had issued a pastoral letter with the purpose of counteracting the inflirnce of th s clerical ontlaw, who is the ontr pistor known to have a charge in the mi ihern States who declares God to ba in faror oX the alavery of the negro race. I The gentleman from ^hlo desired a spir itual adviser for hio pafv. and h« bestows bis compliments and sijfrHge with a cousis- tency more becoming lis aets than bis pro fessions. He goes up ti Vermont, on whose sacred soil a slave ne^i trod, where the rills and the rivers tuurilur only the song of the free, and where the fraud old mountains they hold their breath in refusal to reecho the voice of a traitor, and theie comj^nents senility and aposlacy by an insult »flt l« trtmr, Jf stop «Mi *i vjtu.»Y wB *if be^towed upon the late Rufus Choate for his propositions occasion exultation they seek ernor vetoe-i the biil learning and elo-jueoce th it he made it safe a way to heaven by the npw church without to murder, anri of th» state of the gwntle-1 passing through purgatory. man's hciith tliieres asktd before they be-1 'n the official call fir its founding it isde gan to steal. clared it is "'for all lovers of freedom, and for The gent!en-at»'take* shelter under the jmocrats who ^ant the Union as it was and great name of Chatham, the advocate of the the Constitution as it is and bein the cause of the Colonies and'friend of thj race, i first instance th it venalitv and slavery have Never was 'here a tnwe violent use of the, so openly called religion to their a'd. it is re honor and im» of the dead no, not the served for an eminent martyr in Ohio to be dirine»-t *atl?fa can he be to our great intrusted with its temporal structure and a friend, who would break tetters and not cwotleman of this ('oogress having with i the Legislature voted for the pronosition, forge them. Edmund Birke is another name is invoked io this w fcuage. "Let tne add that do not cV»o*e whollr to break the American spirit, because it is the spirit which h*s made iny conntry." •The quotation lias in significance except interpreted to mean: I do not choose wholly great sagacity indicated who should be in- Mktriot whose vested wiih the bishopric, I shall not stop to 1 known lan- dissent from the public acclaim that it is 'ho 'Olds Coxian church," but draw from the .fact arid incidents of its founding an illustra tion in support of my position of »he aposta cy nor,nal 8t0,ie cn,nfi e,l'flce and would be halted by the pickets on Deni-wratic church. destroyed if the Army should ba allowed to guard as a brother. If tM gentleman is to I. W'th satanic intoxication, it is conceived vote/' be appointed a p!ace commissioner, being sdl,Q eff 11 ,e!* tf the Illustrated News posteriorly located to thef^en,**nt dronkeness and pn^ane" cursing idea of«xt nding the elective ftanchise to Pcassus which bis protege ia astride.) I Br*htnan and Thug wortihip the monsters her soldiers, and through one of her mem •h^l make thes-j a few of the conditions I ne*r?st and ,AnJ io J1" poihtment: that mausoleums for leading »e* »^'cratic cfn.rtfh. which has no praM approach within mile of any place traitors slmU not be budt north of the Poto- 1,n mac tha* New Yoik police officers and for days of fasting and prayer, United States marshals shall have immunity ,® damnable paraphernalia of slaverv, from punishment detaining arms from i''1 f. nion as it was, will brini into Osorgia rebels: and that ontil the scars of ,lse f,,r our soldiers are healed the funeral cortege pronged collars, heavy manacles, and brand and showy proces-ions f«tr pirates and mil- '"B^^ons and for tlie superstructure refuse itary assassins shall he unattended with I and dilapidated slave-pens martial music and ba kept in tha by- ,n a*e'y bT,d foundations slave-whips, be n# 1 in t.his c,P,ta! a sa'' used, and the keei-visaged upholder th« n,e* terT,P'ft of St*. caring whether the country's sived or lost, vestments should fill the windows, 1 will not be silent n ir oan I lefrain from saving that had the gentleman from New York kept his appointment* in the State ot Iowa the last autumn, (an-t ih the fourth district, which I atn informed has furnished more than thirte"n- thousand «^*v« men for our Army, excee ling the nu n ler furnished by any other Congressional district,) and muc^ uttered the sen'itix'nts am unccd in tbis new enterprise, the non-elect chap Hall iu any political c*thprwi», or on ourj','n' railroads in the presence of soldiers v,*ith ga- I 'U1*^us service, and wito kindted charity as i ^ice« ,ni^ as they love fraed tn of speech and depre-1 the prelate, and with a heart full of grati- ana depre­ 1 h,"h affrighted deer than do men reveal the hid f' den springs an I purposes pf action, having a rr» i v. people, were fearful of the soldiers verdict: |Dr. CnANsiNG.j whose naue, cu ture, par- ^K.„ jd admirer of the austere virtues tilde for the prospects of his Zion and deri oaJ protege without designation, who doubts tiiat there would ba a volunteer usher and N»*fo'n. who would involuntarily exclaim, "I had rather be a door-keeper to this n»w sanc tuary of pure political worthies than to dwe!L in the tents of abolitionists and mis- cegensf Sir, these facts, almost too base for a name, invite thft 4atlre of a Rabelais and the D"n of a Swift, the literary prince and scourge of imposture and villainies but without com ment, as historical incidents they indicate as plainly the apo?tacy of the leaders who aspire to Control the country a* drifting flood-wood tells the course of the stream. XODBBN toRXOCBACT AGAINST TUB BOLDICBS' VOTING. A ttue party in sympathy with the peo ple, moved ,by common gratitude to the brave defenders of their mntry, would have been prompt in vindication of their lights by awarding to the ci izen soldier the privi lege of the elective franchise. Our volun teer army could have no interests alien to the gejveral welfare. They were among the -n .- .i truest of our nobility, the pride of our Israel. Let m« pa«s to the- illustrative gent eman ,i ,, ni and the superiors of the masse^ in patriot from Ohio, who is said to represent another ,u .i „r.i t«u u, ii i ,!*m courage, havinrgone frth from the wing of this party. The blood hound leans ii.- K u u ui i hnnr"™* °[. i«. l. i to stand upon technicalities when the sacri- tae voice of eadershiu an i ho din' the reins a _« i ,r F» p^i'ty not pro slivcty snJ wh%t tdfn its fccord on tbi^ Sir: the gentleman early in fhiiSession when there was a possibility of struck the key-not* of h,s party fey at Ance kTl 1 n 'rg (. I,f* -.1 V flee anfl valor of our scarred and warworn t)f party g'liaance. Awl how the ii» e i_n. gentleman not now the "B-.ckcye Abroad" «ur States for ballots to hut here, with almost pont^cal author,ty, [or that home declaring that slavery iS not to go inf *l Uea^ura, next po^iticitl cati? tss whert as we all strive to biod .E )'us or stay tr.e tide, and that his H')vr dl« ... ,. and by their acts proved that thev had auos ty, proiessimal devotion, ind untiring min- #v.«, L..i„ i» r-.u I. is ,i tatized frotn trie early D*moeratic Taith.— istratnns to the su!: and dving soldiers u ... ,, .. our ho-tpiuN .hooM ln«« «p,ml I,™ ,n 1 hc'' ihe memory and fame of Allen and Warfn and every Hepre Keniative and native ol that State on this floor His ^audidatefubtainad fifty-four vote* forOhaplain. This act ma v have reft1on*hi to a church movement, inaugural^ bv bankiupt poli ticians who have disitv rel that theie is now found uo existingjhurch or|jr that is our Zt?S*,n nte,1,^nCo 4,'d e the l.alloWvfro'° proclaiming his faalty to Slavery and the reUMl.on bogan The answejs are unequ.v «r. «r»i^ r» i' ocal. furnishing the moat conclusive evidence ',k?'h» nomtnatVoh and ^upport'of i ^la^am citizen and Irt thitj Congress, with attending circumstances! tUAi vjw hava the jjers of tln» press, p^rtizan votes in ch|- u Uj.1 "c ,'1 PartT D^raocratlc P»»*7 this wr th«,h' k U so,liw" «mc»the l»"y '«»^™. W*«. in clergyman of tlMB H'»use was characterized V v out of Ma^on, liaTe vaunti'il th' ffhainnion •. ,i shin of the uijnred and the rijrOU of the as our amalgamation ohapl tin a gentleman, ,i „f A ,. cle"",,h (ha( hp jor br thp Thi* hase calumny was aften rapaatad, "For slander llvee up in *arremlon. fbrever he need where it get* pnessaslse." with modifications bv a venal press, biased courts, and influenced S'ate Legislatures of doubtful loyalty and that there was a pro oer appreciation by the soldier* of the issue and the nature of partisan scruples, is$v:nc ed bv the returns of the last election, which show that nit of 90,010 votes cat in six States tbe Union party had 82 000, and Democracy 7.0O0, varying from seventeen per cent, for the independent military can didate for Governor wituout a platform in Iowa, down to a per cent, so small in Penn sylvania, where General McClelUn indorsed the Democratic candidate, that it cannot ea*ily b«i computed. With brevity I will give the record of Spates on soldiers' voting, beginning with New York. In the Assembly of that State in 18ft1 there was a tie party vote without tho Speaker, and when the question of sold iere voting was first raisod, eminent Demo w»f nvt nji of modern Democracy. It is the counter- [contest for the se*t of one of the Represen part of the Southern Confederacy, of which tatives in Congress from that State was Mr. Stephens, the Vice-President, I'i'wT nf««TT I there is yet compunction of conscience In warning note to the Union member*, in dis- I the gratitnde of million1*, whose memory ife having revived the coura je of southern bre- regard of which every member of the Union hallowed to-day not more as the •founder thre.i in arms, where the late demonstrations part v in that Assembly voted to extend and expounder of true Democracy, than in favor of MoClellan for the Presidency ar«? suffrage to the soMiers.^tid every Democrat I as th« friend of the school and the colle(t«. received with favor, and Congra*siona.l poare voted arain^t apvin^ suffmje. and the Gov- In the State of Connecticut the Democrats of the Legislature of opposed soldiers votinz, and in the Legislature of on the proposition for amending the Constitu tion to remove all legal objection, erary Djmocrat voted against its amendment. The "nocrats in the Legislators of the State of Pennsylvania voted against extend ing suffrage to the soldiers in 1H(i3, and the present vear, while every Union member of and have gained the boon, every Democrat was silent or voted against it. In the States of Michigan, Wiscmsin. Ohio, and Miune "O'a, where soldiers vote, the law wa* re sisted with the same Democratic una imi ty. In the State of Minnesota a notice of says, "Its-J served on the ground of the illegality of the soldiers' vote. At the present session of the Legislature of the State of Ohio in contest- condition of the African." "This ed-elerttion case«, every Democrat »oted to rejected by the first builders, is be- unseat memb' rs elected by the soldiers, and the chief stone of the corner in our new a leader of the party opposed the law for the and here goes up its counterpart, a reason that "our liberties would soon be rt.t0 Pefi*tu He the corse of Canaan, The State of New Jersey, being the only indecent exposure northern State where the peace party pie- curse should have the at- ponderates in the Legislature scouts the! 'n correspondence with their lusts bers io-'ults our defenders by the preaenta- of which ,r,,uH historic interest to the enter- For the of victims of- holocaust would be most apprpn- thummim of the would sjive grind offset to tWe Our soldiers are properly sensitive, and !t,Ur P,rtC«- Emblazoned picture ,f mar- (voting. To fill up the measure of political when speakers with popular fame sti-»ma-• of both sexes iyhi follo'-vel in the train tize their valor as a "hr^lish crusade," not, Vallandigham and M-s Onderdonk in th'« on ot «thill firbiddin. bodies of soldiers to Maaphemy since the proclamation of an election is held in a city, or within and busts in pUstar might be set in the ves- i "Reiolo'd, That as a measure of roitiga tibu e and corners to represent the mold *',e ahomniable inequalities of the un divine of those political devotees to the new I constitutional conscription aet by which ehutch and their country who have made I Democrats were sought to be forced into ev ry sacrifice for them save by their tears, al»olition w»r which they detest, it is their money, and their blood. recommended that the ratificaion meetings Thus constituted, there beirg in all so! to be held through the State on or about the 1st August, do petition tha'countv au ^f their fitness of fhtngs in the pover but called bishop, might d'speiuse gra a LOSS the,.r very recent period, been contested on the ground of soldiers infamy the following resolution of the Dern ocratic State central •ominittee was adopt ed in 1ftll8: thoritiea to appropriate a suificiency of the public money to commute the military ser- ,n other words purchase our free­ dom (as the rich ar* provided to do for them-selves) of each poor white man who may be drafted in Iowa, and upon wkos' labor a family may ba dependent for sup port." The monstrous character and unmixed treason of this resolution fs seen in the de liberate attempt to keep soldiers from the Army that the rebels rouht triumph in the tiel l, and their quiet accomplices at home triumph by the success of the Dem ocrat party at the elections. It was noth ing thfn a pro tosition to tax the sol diers' farm at lo:ne to detain men from coming to their rescue who were dying in the southern miasma and threatened t) be overborne bv tha demons of secess on in arms, as thousands of their comrades had been when outnumbered. The fall of Vicksburz and Port Hudson fired anew the hearts of tha people, and the sick and the wounded returning in great numbers plead for men to fill the de pleted ra iks, an 1 in iuo*t of our towns there were ladies' societies formed to supply the wants of the soldiers in the hospitals and in the field, and county boards of super visors voted freely money to soldiers fam ilies, and so deiicate were these attentions that the recipient felt no degredation in re ceipting for money while husband er son was in the service of his country receiving the small compensation of the common sol dier. These efforts were met on th part «f peace Democrats by a system of secret otganizations to discourage enlistments, and while individuals and counties were ex hibiting such liberality and devotion, it was reserved for the only considerable Demo cratic county in the State (Dubuque) to ex hibit a elimactaric of baseness by a refusal to vote a dime to soldiers' families, and give tfitir pittance only as to paupers ask ing fot food and for clothing as protection from the rigors of a northern winter. Such is a truthful chapter of the honors bestowed and the love shown by the De mocracy for the valient soldiers of the Re public. It has passe.1 into history, while the undaunted Armv like "The mower moves on, though the adilormav writhe. And the copperhead* curl round tbe b)ade of th1* soythe." or of bo,ue W lhe i *., with many reasons for permitting our sol- partizan purposes at home, and drawn with ,. ,, .. ,/•. ... ,. .. diers to use the representative ballot for one the grnuaces of ouffoonery .u* O! he 'l*1* l« «l»'-r rig'ita we -•f-i-tures, tbe tiicV- of caucuses and most signiOcarst whi^K 1 wh I, chroniiler of the tim**, oo nbine to prove the recreancy of Democracy. Its hase ingra ^Uude, "sharper than a serpent's tooth," to our high minded and sens live volunteers, was etp-essed in preparation for the action of Mate Legislatures by the eminent literary orac»« of the party ir. this language: "The iMnim in soldiors have gone to the war for pay, the officers for honor and pol itical purposes, and few, if any, nnved by patriotism." crats took ground against their right in the his retirement to private life, as a crowning abstract, and afterwards denied them a vote ft to his untry, founded an institution on professed Constitutional scruples. Gov- of I -aniing. which he fostered a* the child amor Seyaaoor, to avoid TffB PBB3S AND INSTITCJPIONS OF ^LEARNING TO THE DLMOCKACT. A *ew facts incidental will show that this fo'rmor party-hold upon public confidence is not lost without reason. Democracy ivs »«»w ooou-olUxi mainly hy caucuses and the magic touch of political wire-j and cumb rous machinery, which must be lubricated by some Jew broker of ihe bouse of Roths a* .»t*httdt. Once tbe editor and the press were controlling, and, by calm discussion and th-i annunciation of principles and approv ed historic precedents, nc# lasses of power were given to the party ruling so lon'. How changed! That great lever, tbe press, most effective in organism^ and coiiHobda tm pubkc opinion, lias passed into other hands—one lobe of the brain of the party ha?i been struck with paralysis. Three are for minds that will broo no ne'itrallity. and abhor leaders in dalliance with an oh garchy. Thus to have lost a welcome to the shop of tha mechanic and the kitchen of the farmer, such as the Demoaratic news paper had so long a n, tells at once of the rising sense of just ci with th people, fourths of the issues of the press, in ipjar- ing for to Te, means nothin» mW than to tihes, monthlies, weekly and daily |sheets an furnishes a striking commentary ou party aervility. In close relationship to the loss of tha press, that once powerful ally of Democracy, is its alienation of our scholars and I ox* cf control ovei* the academies, col.eges, and universities of the Union States. The sa gaoity of persons and parties in countries boasting of refined civilization and candi dates for popular favor holds in hijh esti ma'ion tbe unite influence from classic halls and the molding philosophy of professors, which finds power and many voices in ihe graduates' lovn for their miter. Ev en Philip of the bloody Inquisition asked respect as a patron of learning, and the haughty Stuarts gave pledge with condition® (hat Britain's halls of science should be an attraction to the world, and Jafferson, on I aft tha world sharing i' i} Were J-ffer nsant V O N O O 8 E I E S r£KMS*|t,T(laA4rnt« eon now to revisit the earth, and seek corup anionship in his dear old Vir« ginia, he would find his rudimental ethicp and political science disowned, and himself without a stranger's welrnme to tarry fof the r.-'ght. The campus he planned wouH be seen a pasture for worn and decripit cav« airy, the college halls vaca ed by conscrip ted students to give room te a woundeS -oldiery falling in a contest so unholly thai there was "no attribute of the Almighty* that could take sides with them in the coo test. In his own county he would mirk ft relapse into barbarism, and, extending survey over all those States where floati, tne old flag, he could not find a prospered.' academy, an endowed college or university, controlled by, and a faculty in sympathy with. Democracy, which posterity will re peat: "Th e ears es o/faate and the hisses afMcr Shall bur den the winds of the sky, .. And proud o'erthv ruin forever be htirled The laughter of triumph, the jeers of tbe'world." Too long have been detained with th« party and its pretensions, which I leave in the charge of its once most eminent defen ders, with this declaration by Loodoa Times: "It has pleased the Democratic party in ihe North, by an amount of moral coward* ice to which history furnishes DO parallel, to commit Political suicide." And this bv the V-w York Herald': "Its decline and fall are as much i matter of history as tho decline and fall of tb« Ro man Empire." where Agreeing irt this, s cheering fact, thai its two political Control is reduced to a single St atn miles if held elsewhere. am not advised where slavery is not the corner-stone that of of the action of any other State on this ques "Camden nod Amboyand further, that it tion save that which I in part represent—lis doomed to that abandonment in every the State of Iowa. At the extra session of the Legislature in 1802, there was but,fee ble opposition to the soldiers voting, but al most the entire Democratic press deprecated the action of their party, and bmrds of su pervisors in tnany cases refused to count the soldiers' votes, depriving Union men of the offices to which they had been elected and against aver.lict of near fourteen hund red votes the sett of a member on this ti or from Iowa, has, op to loyal Commonwealth to which it is now left in that once Democratic paradise, the Stat® of Iowa in the tru hful, laconic lamentation, of a member that their party was "reduced to just two sets nf four handed eocher," less than the insignificant few required to save a city of the plain from consuming fire. The patient so far weakened by the pre scriptions of quacks, this shall be our apolo gy for tearless lietude in this hour of it# spasm and the death rattle—tf'dicamento non agn» in vidazer—too f*r goqi to icit the virtue of Medicines. COMPENSATION FOB WAB. In my few remaining moments let us turn from the perfidy of party to that power in the divine alchemy which brings compensa tion tor man's recreancy and the dire calam ity of war. It was this bloody baptism and the pall of mourning darkenirg the skies which led the government to bind the star of freedom on the nation's brow, and brought us the sympathies and inspired the hope» of l^e us true detno -racies of the world, and gave »avorof the God of battles. This ac­ ceptance of the arbitrament of the sword, with untold losses, has led to the awakening of latent energy and th- development of na tional resources and wealth before unknown. Foreign nationalities now stand in awe and dread of our collossal strength. Their land less and unemployed peoples who have heard: of our free homesteads, the pure air and free schools of the prairies, tbe acre* of coal fl elds counted bv million*, the mountains of iron,', a varied clime, and room for the industrial employments of a hundred millions of people, give us the promise of wealth and national resource which will make our war debt as' but the small dust in tbe balance. We have seen our nation rising into moral grandeur, her s ddiers the peers of the heroes of Ther mopylae? welcoming with a smile the short ening of their earthly pilgrimage, in the thought that daring tor die their children should find friends, themselves a remem brance and their conntry honor and renown. The fires o{ patriotism are bOrning with unwonted glow in tha hearts of millionsf crowding our fares and redeeming the time by totlinr ministries. Woman makes cheer fully a richer offering for her country's weal than the gold from th« mountain and the ocean's, pearl by the gifts of her lord and her child, and meets as ever before th« full wants of her country in its peril. By di vine compensation the church of Go5 has thrown up its royal highway for conquest, where there shall be neither tyrant nor slave, in that dawning era when the science and song of the nation shall be universal liberty. Souls are bianding in fiery raptures as we weekly learn of the fall of despotism in State after State, and listen to more than presiden-' tial proclamation of freedom, the voice of God in our war who "has sounded forth the trumpet toat shall never call retreat." It is the grand up-heaving hour of the ages, when^' centuiies take voice to teach us history and bid us re-enact justice for universal man.— This done, and who doubts that the issue shall be an early and honorable peace? Then the later generations will learn what, we forgot, that they need no Vnlcan-wrought armor in a good cause, for mightier than the shield of Achilles shall be His promised help' for the right: "As on the fier jr track of* ftsifrat fall* the aM bap tismal ralrt, And the ashes ot old Evil feed the future's grain." I* It Paiufut to Die? Many fear dtath lose than the operation iof 4yfhj. People fbrna tha most singnlar conception of the last struggle, the sepa ration of the soul from the body, and the like. But this is all void of foundation No man certainly ever felt what d«»th is, and as insensible as we enter into life, equally as insensible do we leave it. Tha beginning and the end era h«fe united. M^proofs are as follows: First. Man can hive no sensation of dr- 3 lose the vital power by which the feoiif dbra-' mutilates sensation to the body. In pro portion as the vital pw»r decreases, we lose the power Of sensation and conscious ness—and we cannot lose lif without, at' the same time, or rather before, losing our' vital sensation, which requires tha assist ance of the tenderest organs. We are taught,also, by experience, that ail who ever passed through the first stag of death, and were again brought to life, unanimous ly asserted that they felt nothing of dying, hut sank at once into a state of iusensibility. Let us not be le 1 in o a mistake by the con vulsive throbs, tho rattling in the throat," and the apparent pangs of death, which are observed in mnu persons w ion in a dying state. These symptom* are painful only to the spectators, and not to tho dying, who are not seusiblo of them. The case here s the same as if one from the dreadful contor tions of a person in an epileptic At, ahould form a conclusion respecting hie interna! feelings. From what alfeots us so piuefo' he suffers nothing rBrasmaS Wilf&y.'

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