Newspaper of The Washington Standard, February 23, 1861, Page 2

Newspaper of The Washington Standard dated February 23, 1861 Page 2
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THE VISIIJCTN ST 1 MM 1111. SATURDAY, FEKIUWKV 23.1*01. ••The people of tlio-c Cnited Shite* lire the frightful masters of.both Congresses and < ourts. tiot to overthrow the Constitution. but to over throw the men who pervert the Constitution. AIIIIAIIAM LtXCOI.N. Republican Territorial Convention. A Territorial Convention will be held nt the Town of Olvniphi. on MONDAY. MAY -0, lsiil. for the purpose of nominating n Ukithmcax Canih- I'ATK Foil OKI.KUATK to Co.NOitliss, to lie supported lit the general election, on the second Monday nt July next. The basis of apportionment adopted is two delegate- tor each lleprcselitatitc in the Jcr ritorial Legislature, according to the npportion ment of IBISI. lint securing to each county at least one delegate in the said Territorial t'onvention. This wiM slightly increase the number of delegates iiltove sixty, but"will secure u more general repre sentation of sentiment. The respective enmities will he entitle I to the foil iwing number of delegates: Whale no i. Island Snohomish I. Clallam Jefferson 4. Kitsap *>. King I. I'ieree •'> Sawamish t. Thurston s. Lewis J. Cliehalis 1. t'owliu >. Pa cific 3. Wahkiakum. 1. Clark S. Skamania I. Cliekatat 1. Walla Walla f. Spokane -. Missoula 1, Shoshone I. The committee agreed tinit Sawamisli was enti tled to a member of the Legislature, aml have therefore given to that enmity the Representa tion to which she isjustly entitled. Republicans are urged to perfect their county organizations at nine, and to hold their county meetings at an early day in May to nominate dele gates. While all counties fire urged to send dele gates in person, proxies may give the vote in the Convention to which the conuty is cutillcd. Uv order of the Republican Central Committee KLWOOl) KVANS. Chnirman. « ASIMV(.T(IV. Yesterday was tlio 120 th anuiversa irofthe birth-dav of (IKOKUK .\su n> • INGTOX. Carrying liis immortal name for a distinctive appellative !>y which we are known as a journal, living in a Territory honored l»v (Jovernment an selecting lis to bear sucli a title, to recognize us among the political divis ions of that glorious Union, the forma tion ot which so depended upon his mightv labors, we have no apolo gy to make for giving our columns to copious extracts from that remarkable production., the Farewell Address of the Father of his Conn try to the people of the United States. Heretofore that address was justly celebrated for its literary excellence, chaste diction, and remarkable happy expression. In this inauspicious moment, when our people have so far forgotten the example of •the Fathers, set at nought their wise precepts, departed from the paths so patriotically pursued by them, we are now more struck with its prophetic warn ing. Surely that most illustrious sage and hero was gifted with the spirit of prophecy and inspiration when in such beautifully flowing periods, in such elo quent language, those sublime truths were uttered. They were prophetic then. Let us halt, ponder, and reflect —trusting in Heaven we may yet re turn, and be guided by their warning notes. The unity of government, wliicli con stitutes you one people is also now dear to you. It isjUHtly so; for it is a main pillar in the edifice of your real inde pendence —the support of your tran quility at home, your peace abroad, of your prosperity, of that very liberty which you so highly prize. Isnt as it lis easy to foresee that, from different •causes and from different quarters, much ■pains will be taken, many artifices cm ployed, to weaken in your minds the conviction of this truth; as this is the <|K»int in your political fortress against which the batteries of internal and ex ternal enemies will be most constantly and actively (though often covertly and insidiously) directed, —it is of infinite moment that you should properly esti mate the immense value of your na tional union to your collective and in •dividual happiness; that you should cherish a cordial, habitual, aud immov able attachment to it ; accustoming you r •selvcs to think and speak of it as of the palladium of your political safety and prosperity; watching for its preservation with jealous anxiety; discountenancing whatever may suggest even a suspicion -that it can, in any event, be abandoned; and indignantly frowning upon the first •dawning of even* attempt to alienate any portion of onr country from the rest, or to enfeeble the sacred ties which now link together the various parts. For this you have every inducement ■of sympathy ami interest. Citizens by birth or choice, of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate vour affections. The name of Ameri can, which belongs to you in your na tional capacity, must always exalt the just wide of patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discrimi nations. With alight shades of differ ence, you have the same religion, man ners, habits, and political principles. You have, in a common cause, fought and triumphed together; the independ ence and liberty you possess are the work of joint counsels ami joint efforts, of common dangers, sufferings, and suc cesses. But these considerations, however powerfuJlv they address themselves to vour fceasjbilit v, are greatly outweighed l>y those wlm-fi apply more immediate -I\* to your interest; lie re every portion of our country finds the most command ing motives ii>r carefully guarding and preserving the union of the whole. The North, in an unrestrained inter course with the South, protected by the laws of a common government, j fiiuK in the ] >r<><l u<-(i«>iis of the latter, ! great additional resources of maritime I and eolnincrcirl enterprise,and precious metals of manufacturing industry. The South, in the same intercourse, bene ♦itiiitr 1»y the agency of the North, sees its agriculture grow, and its commerce expand. Turning partly into its own channels the seamen of the North, it finds its particular navigation invigo rated ; and while it contributes, in dif ferent ways, to nourish and increase the general mass of the national navigation, it looks forward to the protection of a maritime strength to which itself is unequally adapted. The East, in like intercourse with the West, already finds, and in the progressive improve ment of interior communication, by land and water, will more and more find, a valuable vent for the commodities which it brings from abroad, or manufactures at home. The West derives from the East supplies requisite to its growth and comfort; and what is perhaps of still ! greater consequence, it must, of neces ; sity, owe the secure enjoyment of indis ! pe'nsable outlets for its own productions, to the weight, influence, ami the future maritime strength of the Atlantic side of the I'nion, directed by an indissolu ble community of interest as one nation. Any other tenure bv which the West can hold this essential advantage, wheth er derived from its own separate strength, or from an apostate and un natural connexion with any foreign power, must be intrinsically precarious. ! While, then, every part of our coun trv thus teels an immediate and partic ular interest in union, all the parts com bined cannot fail to find, in the united mass of means ami efforts, greater strength, greater resource, proportion ably greater security from external dan ger, a less frequent interruption 01 their peaee by foreign nations; and what is of inestimable value, they must derive from union an exemption from those broils and wars between themselves, which so frequently afflict, neighboring countries, not tied together by the same government; which their own rival ships al one would be sufficient to pro duce, but which opposite foreign alli sinces, attachments and intrigues, would stimulate and imhittcr. Hence, like wise, they will avoid the necessity of those over-grown military establish ments, which, iiihlt any form of gov ernment, are inauspicious to liberty, and which are to be regarded as partic ularly hostile to republican liberty; in this sense it is that your union ought to be considered as a main prop of your liberty, and that the love of the one ought to endear to you the preservation of the other. These considerations speak a persua sive language to every reflecting and virtuous mind, and exhibit the contin uance of the Union as a primary object of patriotic desire. Js there a doubt, whether a common government can embrace so large a sphere? Let expe rience solve it. To listen to mere spec ulation, in such a case, were criminal. We are authorized to hope that a proper organization of the whole, with the aux iliary agency of governments for the respective subdivisions, will afford a happy issue to the experiment. It is well worth a fair and full experiment. With such powerful and obvious mo tives to Union, affecting all parts of our country, while experience shall not have demonstrated its impracticability, there will always be reason to distrust the patriotism* of those, who, in any quarter, mav endeavor to weaken its bauds. In contemplating the causes which may disturb our Union, it occurs, as a matter of serious concern, that any ground should have been turnished for characterizing parties by geographical discriminations —Northern and South ern—Atlantic and Western: whence designing men may endeavor to excite a belief that there is a real difference of local interests and views. One of the expedients of party to acquire influence within particular districts, is to misrep resent the opinions and aims of other districts. on cannot shield yourselves too much against the jealousies and heart-burnings which spring from these misrepresentations: they tend to render alien to each other those who ought to he bound together bv fraternal affection. n %> The inhabitants of onr western country have lately had a useful lesson on this head; they have seen in the negotiation by the Executive, and in the unanimous ratification by the Senate, of the treaty with Spain, and in the universal satis faction at that event throughout the United States, a decisive proof how un founded were the suspicions propagated among them, of a policy in the General Government, and in the Atlantic States, unfriendly to their interests in regard to the Mississippi: they have been wit nesses to the formation of two treaties —that with Great Britain,and that with Spain, which secure to them everything they could desire in respect to our for eign relations, towards confirming their prosperity. Will it not be their wisdom to rely for the preservation of these ad vantages on the Union by which they were procured? Will they not hence forth be deaf to those ndvisers, if such there are, who would sever them from their brethren, and connect them with aliens'{ To the efficaev and permanency of your Union, a Government for the "whole is indispensable. No alliance, however strict between the parts, can be an adequate substitute; they must inevitably experience the infractions and interruptions which all alliances, in all time, have experienced. Sensible of this momentous truth, you have im ! proved upon your first essay, by the I adoption of a Constitution of Govcrn -1 inent better calculated than your former ' for an intimate Union, and for the effi : caeious management of your common concerns. This Government, the off spring of our own choice, uninfluenced ami unawed, adopted upon full investi giition and mature deliberation, com pletcly free in its principles, in the dis tribution of its powers, uniting security with energy, and containing within it self a provision for its own amendment, has a pist claim to your confidence and your support. Respect for its authori ty, compliance with its laws, acquies cence in its measures, arc duties enjoin ed by the fundamental maxims of true liberty. The basis of our political sys tems,'is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of Gov ernment: but the Constitution which at any time exists, till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all. The very idea of the power, and the right of the people to establish Govern ment, pre-supposes the duty of every individual to obev the established Gov • eminent. The Typographical Union and the Press. We hail with joy the establishment of a Typographical Union at Portland. It haslongbcen urgenty demanded. A nucleus is now formed, around which we hope will rally the entire craft of Oregon, for we are confident that noth ing will tend more to the elevation of the spirit of the press than this union of the working-class. Perhaps no jour nals, as a class, in any portion of the world, occupy as low and unenviable a position, both at home and abroad, as those of Oregon. We do not speak at random—too long have we witnessed their baneful and malicious personal attacks to have a doubt upon the matter. When the sacred shrine of the home circle is invaded, and its innocent vic tims are dragged forth and exhibited to the public gaze, because, forsooth, the head of that family may have in curred the vi!e displeasure of the great avenger of the editorial tripod— then, we can no longer doubt, —when the dead, whose errors should be buried with them in their graves, are dragged forth and their faults hurled into the verv faces of the defenceless and airo ni/.ed wife and family— we can no longer doubt. Ami when the fair fame ot woman is traduced, innocence re viled, religion jeered and taunted, and honest men are branded as knaves— then, we ask, do not these ills call loudly for redress ? Such has been the policy of a portion of the press in Oregon, and disastrous has been tiiej result. It is follv to denv that the: * * J press does to a great extent mould public opinion. As no one can asso ciate with the depraved and remain spotless, so none can long breathe this atmosphere of corruption without be coming contaminated. The strongest mind is sometimes swaved bv a mere child, and mightiest intellects are often moved by a passing caprice. Therefore these journals have not only omitted their prescribed duty to wards the elevation of popular and so cial sentiment, but have had a directly opposite effect. The Printer's Union we predict will in a few years have wrought a wonder ful change in the tone of the Oregon journals. The first object of the Union is to adopt and enforce a uniform scale of prices, and this will eventually result in a decrease of the number of irre sponsible "man-organs," started by every political trickster who has "an ax to grind." There is a class of ap prentices who "graduate" after three months' service, and to these boys, who probably work for their board, arc these papers indebted for their feeble exist ence. This association will, to a great extent, prevent the admission of ap prentices into the offices, unless bound by regular indentures for a term of years. As soon as these feeble attempts at journalism have been blotted out, the patronage of a better class of papers will be increased, and public confidence restored in their permanency—the prin ter can expect to receive his wages, and not become the victim of the swindling institutions, which owe their existence to such men as Joseph 11. Lano and his confederates. When this is accom plished, talent will be employed, and we will have courteous, dignified, influ ential journals; but never until Time chronicles their demise, will certain paiters be free from malignant vituper ation and abuse—the hereditaments of the men who control them. Again we say—for the sake of decen cy, the well-being of society, and the

dignity of the Art Preservative— VJrc I' Union. The house of E. (lidding!., jr., caught on fire nn Thursday afternoon from a flue. Very lit tle damage done. The Pioneer's Argument. From time to time, when our eotem porarv has misrepresented the Repub lican creed, garbled the sentiments of our leading statesmen, orators ami wri ters, and heaped upon our party obnox ious epithets, we have attempted to ex pose the injustice of this course, and have invited the proof of such charges. We have asked the authority for such sweeping condemnation of Republicans, we have protested against the inter polation of our Platform. We have merely asked that we should be judged by our confession of political faith, adopted at Chicago, when ABRAHAM LINCOLN was selected as the standard bearer of our host. The Pioneer has seen fit to make no response, satisfied in calling Republi cans, "Abolitionists," " John Drown-1 ists," etc. Other epithets have been ! resorted to, which that editor must | know are unjust and undeserved. J his he ever read the Chicago Platform, in one of the resolves of which similar projects to John Brown's raid upon Virginia are especially denounced? | Does he not know that at this verv • * time Joseph Lane, Gcrrit Smith, How ell Cobb, Wendell Phillips, John JJrown, Jr., W. L. Yancey, Keitt, j Tombs, and divers other bright lumin aries in the present disunion-movement are all working fraternally together in the damning plot of dismembering our National Union? Does lie not know I that their only reason for this pestifcr-! oils treason is because the people have ! spoken, and under the forms of the Constitution have said that AURAUAM LINCOLN shall be President of the Uni- ■ ted States for four years, after the 4th : of March next ? We but acted upon the defensive, when our party was assailed. We boldly challenged the Pioneer to its proof of these accusations. It has si lently admitted that it has no proof to oiler, and stands condemned as tacitly acquiescing in our charge, that it has published matter susceptible of flat con tradiction by us, which it cannot sus tain by evidence or argument. In its last issue, it did attempt to re tort—and how ? It informs us how to spel! the word "divine." Suppose we plead ignorance, does that avail the great Democratic party anything ? Is there in that ignorance any argument why the people should frown down Re publicanism? We will not retort on the bail spelling of the Pioneer, though we would probably for the pride of the craft be justified therein. Put that very article in which we are taken to task for our mis-spelling contains a grosser error. When the great tutelar saint of the Pioneer, in his Congres sional canvass two years ago, at the Representative's Hall in this city, blas phemously uttered that the Pioneer was of the inspired writings, because it advo cated Democracy, and Democracy sig nified carrying into effect the voice of the people, which was the voice of God, we were astounded at the logic, but more disgusted at the profanity of the orator. That remark is now equaled by the Pioneer's mis-quotation o! the Sacred Scriptures, and interpolat ing a text to make it read that that pa per "is not as oihevpapers are." Surely the text was indited before the art of printing was known. Of the anachron ism we say nothing, that is not much of an error for our cotemporary; but to make a Scriptural text allude to that newspaper, whose editor says it is obliged to print sermons to cleanse the type which have long been used for the propagation of disreputable sentiments, was quoting Scripture in a way we deem altogether unjustifiable in a man who undertakes to give instruction upon " divine" subjects. We covet no coutcst as to which pa per is freer of typographical errors. To mistakes we are all liable, but it that be the criterion wo accept the banter. Wo would rather discuss, with that journal, the proposition we main taiu—that the success of Republican principles will more insure the benefit of our Territory, nation and race than the Platform of either wing of the De mocracy. Let us have done with ban dying of epithets, the singling out of a mis-spelt word, and maintain principles. On that platform we are ready and even anxious to meet the Pioneer. Will that journal accept the friendly challenge? NEW DRESS. —The Christian Advocate appcara in a new dress and head ing. It looks well. Now if tho ed itor will spell " Willamette" and "dai ly" in a Christian manner, we will be still better pleased. THANKS —To Capt. Fleming fur net'- cr-forgottcn favors. Washington City Correspondence. Through the kindness of a friend, we have been permitted to make the following extracts from a letter, recent ly received from a highly intelligent gentleman, formerly a resident of this Territory. He writes: WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 18G0. PEAK : * You 110 doubt glean from the papers accounts full of dire and awful importance, and not knowing the true state of things imagine that we 011 this side of the Rocky mountains are fast verging to destruction. At first glance it may seem inevitable that 11 dissolution of this glorious t'nion must take place; if you have ever entertained such a thought banish it at once, and entrench yourself behind the conviction that this fabric of government, erected through seven years of fire and blood baptism, is indissoluble and everlasting. Here in Washington, from a national stand-point, I can overlook the battle of factious now waging—calm and im passionatcly study tlie present and fore tell a glorious future, in which the basis of our confederated government will be the firmer for the ordeal through which it is now passing. South Carolina, of nullification mein >ry, has passed an ordinance revoking ind regaling tlic act of ratification of lie present Constitution of the United ■States ; this is all tliat this State has lone in the secession line. She has not is yet attempted to interfere with the Licncral Government. Is this seees 'ion ? Suppose the people of Washingt on Territory were to assemble in con tention, and pass a resolution declaring hcinselves no longer members of this rreat nation, would their so resolving nake it so? I think not, but let your iconic set at defiance the laws of the and, then we should sec who they were ind to whom she owed allegiance—and <o with South Carolina. She may pass is many acts as she pleases, but let her vsist the execution of the laws, or ob struct the performance of the legal unctions ot Federal officers, and their •ilizens will find themselves in rclielHen md treated as rebels. There will be no rouble, unless the people of South Car ilina resist the collection of the reve nues by the Federal Government. It ivill then be the duty of the President to enforce its collection, even at the | mint of the bayonet. The Constitution lias made no provision for secession, itud if you look at that sacred instru ment you will find that its ratification was ntit for a definite period of time, but for crtr. This talk of secession, therefore, is all bosh ! South Carolina cannot disengage herself from the re sponsibilities assumed by her as a part of this Government in the way of debt, treaties, and other general business of the whole Fnion. If South Carolina could be got rid of, there is no doubt but (lie General Government would be the gainer, in a pecuniary point ot view, for the fig.ires will prove that there is not enough collected within her bor ders to pay the amount expended. The customs of South Carolina do not pay the cost of their collection—that is, taking one quarter with another. The Post Offices of South Carolina yield less than fifty thousand dollars per anwon, while the expenses are about forty thou sand dollars per quarter, or one hundred and sixty thousand dollars per annum ; and this ."accursed Union" therefore pays SIIO,OOO, about, for the privilege of supplying this gallant (?) little State with postal arrangements. I have been unable to ascertain how much this Union pays for keeping up her custom houses, but it is 110 doubt a large sum. The fact is our Southern brethren have been too well dealt by, and over in dulged, until they are completely be side themselves with an idea of sclf-im nortanee; tliev have 110 cause for rebel lion, neither had they in 1832. Their Northern brethren have not wronged them, neither do they wish to. Our Southern friends forget that there are other people in this world who havo opinions, and who expect their opinions to be respected, at the same time enter taining a due regard for those of others. It will all come right, I trust, under the administration of "Old Abe." Were Jackson here it would soon be righted, "by the Eternal!" As it is there is no doubt that James Buchanan is as great a traitor as any in the country. lie lias in faetdriven the only respectable mem ber of his Cabinet from him—l referto Gen. Cass, who resigned because the President would not, at the solicitation of himself and Gen. Scott, send a rein forcement to the forts at Charleston, and for the protection of tho public property there. Gen. Cass was the warm friend of Old Hickory—he warn ed him of James Buchanan, whom he despised as a truckling politician. Tho old Gen., gray in the diplomatic service of his country, could not associate with traitors and plotters of treason, cvon though they were Cabinet officers, and he was compelled to resign. James Buchanan and his southern friends havo been tho cause of all our present trou ble. He sold himself to the South, and inaugurated a pro-slavery system of gov ernment. A man must bo sound on that question before his claim to place or profit could be considered; northern Democrats, who would not bow beforo the shrine ot slavery extension, were denounced and driven from the party. It was slavery, slavery ! naught but slavery and the South with him. Cobb of the Treasury, who found money in the public coffers, after exhausting the credit of the Government bv repeated i » * i loans, resigned, and is off to Georgia td stir up rebellion there. While lie was a high officer of this Government l»e was counseling and advising resistance to the laws. .Buchanan kuew this, and still retained him as an adviser. Truly it was time for the success of the R e ". publicans, in order to develop such machinations. It is with regret I must say that men' from the Pacific countenance and aid this seccsakui-.iiiQyemeut. Laue and Stevens'" have fully committed them selves on this issue. It is well for the people of Oregon that they have dis pensed with Lane's services; no doubt the people of "Washington Territoiy will reward Mr. Stevens by allowing him to remain at home in the future. You will see from the papers what their course has been. They arc beneath the notice of any true citizen, and should be treated with scorn, as men who would self their country. L„ Gathering! by the Wayiide. Capt. R. L. Whiting, of the P. M. S.. Company's service, died suddenly at San Francisco, on tlie evening of the 31st ult. 15v a recent examination, it is ascertained that the Columbia can he navigated to within 12 miles of Fort Colville. Long John Wentworth says: "Either South Carolina must be long to tlie United States, or the United States must belong to South Carolina." There was a heavy fall of snow at this place, on Wednesday the 20th inst., continuing all night. Later dates from the States announce that South Carolina has agreed to yield the forts at Charleston harbor and other Govern ment property, provided Maj. Ander son is ordered back to Fort Moultrie. all Clerks in the Interior Department, who are secessionists. Missouri Sen ators will make a protest against the oc cupation of public buildings at St. Louis by F. \V. I'iekcns, Emperor of South Carolina, gives notice that 110 flag nor vessel will be disturbed or prevented from entering Charleston harbor, unless carrying hostile troops or mtinitions-of war for FortSumpter. Trade is desired, and vessels iu com merce, will be gladly received. The new Masonic itall at Steilaeoom, was dedicated on the 22nd inst. (Jeo. F.- Doynton, Esq., teacher of the Olympia District school has resigned, in conse quence of ill health. lEe designs mak ing a "trip to the States. His numerous friends wish him every success. The Secretary of Interior, in his late lie port, recommends that the Surveyor General be appointed Commissioner to decide the claims of the I'usfet Sound Agricultural Co. to lands in W. T. ("apt. Shattuck, for some time past com mander of the Ucv. Cutter Jo. Lant r at the mouth of the Columbia, has been superseded by Lieut. Usher. Tiielu dians have been committing depreda tions upon the settlers on Willow and Mutter creeks. They belong to a band known as the "Dig river Indians," and are notorious thieves. Maj. Ketch urn, in command at the Dalles, immediately sent a detachment of 29 men, of Co. il, Ist Dragoons, in command of Captain Whittlesey, in pursuit. The prompt ness of Maj. Ketchuin, has inspired the settlers with confidence. Several pack-trains recently started tor the "Wc natchee and I Jock creek mines, from the Columbia river, opposite the Dalles. Col. Baker, ot' Walla "Walla, had reached Frazer river with a drove ot 120 horses. Tunnel-Mining was go ing on at Cayuse-Flat, and the weath er was very moderate. Tho N. Y, Tribune of the 10th Jan. says Heniy Winter Davis is to be iu Mr.\Lincoln'a Cabinet. Commodore Charles Stew art, (Old Ironsides), Senior Flag-Oflicer U. S. Navy, thus writes: "My voice is, millions for the redress of just griev ances, but not one cent for imaginary ones." A correspondent of the Ort (/onian, under date of Feb. 3d, aavs: the population of the town of Wall* Walla, is about 500, and of tho valley, about 1800. Treatment of Seceding States. Gov. "Wickliffe, of Keutuvky, hat suggested that if tho following policy be pursued towards the seceding State*, it would not oblige a resort to force, nor excite the sympathy and co-opera tion of the neighboring States. It ii: " In the repeal of tho law establish ing their ports of entry and delivery,, and a vigilant execution of tho revenue laws of the United States, by thfr mean* already in existence, to perv&H no ves sel, toreign or domestic, to enter or dc«. part with merchandise froro thei* waters. Congress has power to establish ju dicial tribunals in the- States or collec tion districts, aud if South Carolina opposes this power, and her citizens re-, fuse to fill the offices of Judge and Mar-, shat, abolish the district by law, andfat tach tho territory to some neighboring district. If South Carolina desires no postal facilities, abolish the post-offices and withdraw the service. If she will send no Senators or Rep resentatives to Congress, let her alone; the Government can get along without their services in Congress. Apply these same remedies to each sccccfing State or upon its citizens; it docs not neces sarily involve the shedding of human blood. If measures of this kind be adopted by Congress, it will give time for reflec tion ami hotter counsels, North an<l South, and all grievances in due time» may be healed, and fraternal, stored.