Newspaper of The Washington Standard, July 16, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of The Washington Standard dated July 16, 1864 Page 1
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VOL. IV. pe Washington JSiandaiji IS ISSUED IYEUY SATCBDAT MOBJOMO BT jOHX lILLGR lURPHY, Editor and Proprietor. Subscription Bateis per annum... 55 «« six monthi Single copies • • IS VARIABLY IN ADVANCE. Advertising Rates: One square, one insertion •* 92 Each additional toaertion * JK Business cards, per quarter ••••".* ,\v rr A liberal deduction will be made in favor of those who advertise four squares, or upwards, by the year. O" Legal notices will be charged to the attorney or fficer, authorising their insertion. |CP Advertisements sent from a distance, and tran ent notices, must be accompanied by the cash. (□•Notices of births, marriages and deaths inserted rcc of charge. JIT All communications, whether on business or for publication, must be addressed to the editor of the \VABHINOTON STANDARD. irT Blanks, bill-heads, cards, bills of fare, posters, programmes, circulars, catalogues, pamphlets, etc., ex ecuted at reasonable rates. OFFICE—In Barnes's building, corner of Main ana First streets, near the steamboat landing. AN ELOQUENT PICTURE. —Grace Greeu woid recently delivered a lecture in Chicago, on the times, in which Bhe in eloqent terms pictured the condition and happiness of the people upon the restoration of a divided coun try, with the cause of our troubles removed. As the Inst sentence of the following extract fell upon the audience, the death-like stillness in the room was almost painful, and it was gome minutes before that stillness was bro ken; , , Back on these troublous times will our chil dren look in reverence and awe. The sons of our brave soldiers will date their patent of no bility from grander battle-fields than Agin court or B.innockburn. They will be such titles of nobility as noroyal herald's office has symbols sufficiently glorious for. Many a coat of arms in tlios>i days will hang empty. We may picture to ourselves a group of noble young lads, some ten years hence, thus proud ly accounting for their orphanage—an orphan age which the country should see to it shall not ba desolate. Says one—" My father fell in beating back the invadur at Gettysburg.' Says another—" My father fell on Lookout Mountaiu, fighting above the clouds.' Says a third—" My father suffered mmtyrdom in Libby Prison." Says another—'• My father went down in the Cumberland." And yet an other—" My father was rocked into the long sleep below the waves in the iron cradle of the Monitor." And there will be hapless lails who will listun in mournful envy— saying in their secret hearts— " Alas! we have no part nor lot in such glorying, our fathers were rebr/s!" And here and there a youth yet more v- unfortunate, who will steal awny from his com rade and cover his facn, and murmur in bitter ness of soul—** Ah! God help me! My tather was a Copperhead !" TIIE FIDDLE. —The organ miy be the king of instruments, but the fiddle is the prime minister. The very comparison is unfair; for the organ is a lirge collection of instruments, any one of which—that is, any one stop—is nothing when compared to a very moderate performance on the violin. Nor could an or gan of five stop*, the very te t, successfully compete with the usual quartette of stringed instruments, with a double-base under all, to give them a substantial growl to stand upon. The organ is, it must be allowed, a sacred in strument, for the use of St. Cecilia and the heavenly choir above, and all the churches which are wise enough to use it here below. The fiddle is the only instrument, we believe, on which it is of authentic record that the Devil has played. We know that Burns has represented him as performing on the bag pipes, an instrument which should never be sounded out of his own dominions; but this ii poetry. The evidence of Tartini is plain prose; the Devil appeared to him in sleep, and played so exquisite ft sonata that when he awoke he could only put on paper ft very dis tant imitfttion of its internal beauty. And his faint recollection of what Hamlet would call a " blast from h—11" is acknowledged to be one of the best of Tartini's works. It was act ually proved, by the testimony of an eye-wit* nesa, that at Vienna the Devil was seen be hind Paganini—very much resembling him •rlf—and guiding his fingers.— London Athe naum. (7 The armory in Springfield. Mass., makes 14,000 stands of arms a month. In a short time that establishment, with the five private shops in-operation there, will be able to manufacture 35,000 guns per month. The armories at Providence, Hartford, Trenton, Dridesburgh, Vermont, Uion, and one or two other places, will each be able to furnish the Goverment with 200 guns per day. . We can furnish first-rate arms, better tban the best Europe can afford, at t/.e rate of 600,000 per annum. It is universally conceded by those *bo arc competent to form a correct judgment, ™*t there is nothing on the other side of the Atlantic that can compare with the American •rm. ty Keep your morth shut when yon read, *hen you write, when you are in pain, when Too are riding, and, by all means, when yon angry. There is no person in society »ut who willnotfind and acknowledge improve ®#Dt i» health and enjoyment from giving a "t&poraiy attention to this advice. The Mobile Register says: "Oar plot , ekens." So did the "hell-broth" in the caul *°n, in_ Macbeth, when the witches were wowing in their accursed ingredients. OFFICIAL. LAWS OF THE UfllTJtl) STATES. Pasted at ths Third Session qf the Thirty- Seventh Congress. [PUBLIC —No. 6.] AN ACT relating to the admission of patients to the Hospital for the Insane in the Dis trict of Columbia. Be it enacted by the Senate and Houte of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the Secretary of the Interior, be authorized, in bis discretion, during the existance of the present war, to admit into the Government Hospital for the Insane, such transient insane persons as may be found in the District of Columbia without the means of self-support, to be therein detained until they can be sent to their friends or proper places of residence, under the direction of the said Secretary of the Interior, whose duty it shall be to pro vide therefor; the steps preliminary to their admission to be the same, except as to the affidavit of residence at the time they became insane while residing in the District. APPROVBD, Jan. 28, 1864. [PUBLIC— No. 7.] AN ACT making appropriations for the pay ment of invalids and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five. Be it enacted by the Senate and. House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be and the same are here by appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of pensioners for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five: m For invalid pensions under various acts, one million dollars. For pensions to widows, mothers, children, and sisters, under the first section of the act of fourth July, eighteen hundred thirty-six; act of July twenty-first, eighteen hundred and forty-eight; first section of the act of Feb ruary third, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight; and July fourteenth, eighteen huudred and sixty-two, two million two hundred thousand dollars. APPROVED Jan. 29, 1364. [PUBLIC — No. B.] AN ACT Authorizing the holding of * spnciol session of the United Slates District Court for the district of Indiana. Be it enacted by the Senate and Howte of Representative* of the United States of Amer ica in Congress assembled , That ft special session of the United States District Court for the district of Indian* shall be hold en at the usual place of holding said court, on the second Tuesday in March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four. Sec. 2. And he it further enacted, That suits and proceedings of a civil or criminal nature, now pending in or returnable to snid court, shnll be proceeded in, heard, tried and determined, by said court at said special ses sion, in tbo same manner as at a regular term of said court, and the judge thereof is hereby empowered to order the empannel ing of a petit jury for said session, but not a grand jury. And no ease shall be considered which stands continued to the May term by order of the court. APRROVRD Feb. 12,1864. [PUBLIC —No. 34.] AN ACT to authorize the President to nego tiate a treaty with the Klatnftth, Modoc, ftnd other Indian tribes in southeastern Oregon. Beit enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled , That the the President be And he is hereby authorized to conclude a treaty with the Klamath, Modoc, and Snake Indians in southeastern Oregon and for the purchase of the country occupied by them. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act the sum of twenty thousand dol lars be and the same is hereby appropriation from any money in the Treasury not other- Vise appropriated, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior. APPROVED, March 25. 1864. [PUBLIC— No. —.] Aw ACT extending the time within which the Statea and Territories may accept the grant of lands made by the act entitled "An act donating public lands to the sev eral Statea and Territories which may pro- vide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts," approved July second eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Be it enacted by the Senate and Home of Representatives of the United States of Am erica in Congress assembled. That any Btatn or Territory may accept and shall be entitled to the benefits of the act entitled "An act donating public lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and machanlc arts," approved July aecond, eighteen hun dred and aixty-two, by expressing its accep tance thereof aa provided in said act, within two years from the date of the approval of this act, rabjeet, however to the conditions in said act contained. SEC. 2. And be it further enacted. That the benefit of the proviaions of this act, and of the said act approved July aecond. eighteen hundred and sixty-two, be, and the same are OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON TERRITORY, SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 16, 1864. hereby, extended to the State of West Virginia. APPBOVED, Aptil 8,1864. [PUBLIC —No. 35.] AN ACT to carry into effect the convention with Ecuador for the mutual adjustment of claims. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of carrying into effect the convention with Ecuador for the mutual ad justment of claims, signed at Quito, on the twenty-fifth day of November, eighteen hun dred and sixty-two, the commissioner *o be appointed by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall be allowed a compensa tion, in full for his services, of three thousand dollars, and ten dollars a day in commuta tion of travelling expenses for the time actual ly and necessarily occupied in going from the place of his residence to Guayaquil and returning to his home after the termination of his duties. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, Tliat if the President shall elect to appoint the minister resident of the United States in Ec uador to preform the duties of commisainer under the convention aforesaid, said minister shall receive a compensation for his service of fifty per centum of the sum hereinbefore mention, pursuant to the provisions of the ninth section of the act of August eighteenth, eighteen hundred nndfifty-six, "to regulate the diplomatic nnd consular systems of the United States." Sec. 3. And be it further enacted. That the President be, and is hereby authorized to make such provision for the contingent ex penses of the commission under the said con vention, including the moiety of the United States for the compensation of the umpire, nnd of tile secretary who mny be chosen by the commissioners, pursuant to the provisions of the convention, as he shall deem just and proper. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That such sums of money as may bit necessary to carry out the provisions of this act be, and they are hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appro priated. • APPROVED, March 28, 18G4. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rpresentatives of the United States of America in Congress assem/ifed. That, from nnd after the first day of April, nnno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-four, the State of California shall, for Indian purposes, constitute one superintendence for which there shall be appointed by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, a superintendent of Indian affairs for said superintendent) - , at a salary of three thousand six hundred dollars per annum, who shall reside at a point within said State, to be selected by the Secretary of the Interior, and who, upon executing a bond, upon such terms and such sum as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, and taking the usual oith of office, shall have under liis control and management, in like manner and subject to like rules and regula tions as are prescribed for superintendents of other superintendences, the Indians and In dian reservations that are or may hereafter be established in said Stnte. Provided, That the superintendent shall be authorized to ap point a clerk, at a compensation not to ex ceed eighteen hundred dollars per annum. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That there shall be set apart by the President, and at his discretion, not exceeding four tracts of land, within the limits of said State, to be re tained by the United States for the purpose of Indian reservations, which shall be of suitable extent for the recommodntion of tho Indiana of said State, ar ri shall be located as remote from white settlements as may be found practicable, having due regard to their adaption to the purposes for which they are intended: Provided, That at least ono of said tracts shall be located in what has here tofore been known as the northern district : And provided, further, That if it shall be found impracticable to establish the reserva tions herein contemplated without embracing improvements made within their limits by white persons lawfully there, the Secretary of the Interior is hereba authorized and empow ered to contract for the purchase of such im provements, at a price not exceding a fair valuation thereof to be made nnder his di rection. But no such contract shall be valid nor anv money paid thereon, until, upon a re port of said contract and of said valuation to Congress, the same shall bo approved and the money appropriated by law for that pur pose: And provided, further, That said tracts to be set apart as aforesaid may, or may not, as in the discretion of the Prei>ident may be deemed for the best interests of the Indians to be provided for, include any of the Indian reservations heretofore set apart in said Btate, and that in case any such reservation ia so included, the same may be enlarged to such an extent as in the opinion of the Presi dent may be necessary, in order to ita com- Elete adaptation to the purposes for which it I intended. Sac. 3. And be it Jurther enacted. That tha aeveral Indian reaervationa in California which ahall not be retained for the purposes of Indian reaervationa under the provisiona of tha proceeding section of this act, shall, by, the Commissioner of tha General Land Office,' under tha direction of the Secretary of tha fPuBLiC —No. 39.] Ax ACT to provide for the better organiza- tion of Indian Affairs in California. Interior, be surveyed into lots or parcels of suitable size, and as far as practablo in con forimity to the surveys of the public lands, which said lots shall, under his direct ion, be appraised by disinterested persons at their cash value, and shall thereupon, after due advertisement as now provided by law in case of other public lands, be offered for tale at public outcry, and thence afterward shall be held subject to sale at private entrf, ac cording to such regulations aa the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That no lot shall be disposed of at less than the appraised value, nor at less than one dol lar and twenty-five cents per acre: And provided, further. That Baid sale shall be conducted by the register and receiver of the land ofiico in the district in which such reser vation or reservations may be situated, in ac cordance with the instructions of the depart ment regulating the sale of public lands. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted , That the I'resident of the United States be and he is hereby authorized, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint an Indian agent for each of the reservations which shall be established under the provis ions of this act, which said agent shall reside upon the reservation for which he shall be appointed, and shall discharge all the duties now or hereafter to be required of ludian agents by law, or by rules and regulations adopted, or to be adopted, for the regulation of the Indian service, so far as the same may be applicable. Each of the agents appointed as aforesaid shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, give bond in such penal ties and with such conditions and sucu se curity as the President of Secretary of the Interor may require, and shall hold his office for the term of four years, unless sooner re moved by the President, and shall receive an annual salary at the rate of eighteen hundred dollars. Sec. 5. And be it fuither enacted, That there may he appointed, in the manner pre scribed by law, fur each of said reservations, if in the opinion of the Secertay of the Inte rior the welfare of said Indians shall require it, one physician, one blacksmith, one assis tant blacksmith, one and one carpen ter, who shall each receive compensation at rates to be determined by the Secretary of the Interior, not exceeding fifty dollars per month. Sec. G. And be it further enacted. That hereafter, when it shall become necessary to survey any Indian or other reservations, or nny lands, the same shall be surveyed under the direction and coutrol of the General Land Office, nnd as nearly as may be in con formity to the rulea and regulations under which other public lands are surveyed. Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That all Indian ngents shall reside at their respec tive agencies, aud shall in no case be per mitted to visit the city of Washington except when ordered to do so by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. And it ia hereby made the duty of the said Commissioner to report all cares of the violation of thia aection to the President, with the request the agenta dis regarding the provisions herein contained be at once removed from office. Sec. S. And be it further enacted, That all acts or parts of acta in conflict with the provisions of this act, tie and the same here by repealed; nnd all offices and employments connected with Indian affairs in California not Erovided for in this act be and the same here y abolished. APPROVED April 8, 18G4. SIGNIFICATION OP LADIES' NAMES.— Mary, Maria, Marie, (French) signifies ex alted. According to some, Mary means lady of the seas; Martha, interpreted, ia bitter ness; Isabel, signifies lovely; Julia and Ju liet. soft -haired; Gertrude, all truth; Eleanor, all fruitful; Ellen, originally the Greek Helen, changed by the Latins into Helena, and by the French into Helene, signifies alluring, though, according to Greek author*, it meana one who pitica. The interpretation of Cart - line is regal; that of Charlotte, is* qneen; Elizabeth and Eliza signify trne; Clara, bright or dear-eyed; Agnes, chaste; Aman da, amiable; Laura, a laurel; Edith, joy oua Olivia, peace; Phoebe, light of life; Grace,, favor; Sarah, or Sally, a princess; Sophia', wisdom; Amelia and Amy, beloved; Matilda, a noble maid; Margaret, a pearl; Rebecca, plump; Pauline, a little one; Han nab, Anna, Anne, Ann, and Nancy, all of which are the aarae original name, interpreted, mean gracious, or kind; Jane aigniita dig nity ; Ida, the morning atar; Lucy, bright nesa of aspect; Louisa, or Louise, one who protects; Emma, tender; Catharine, pure; Frances, or Faun), frank or free; Lydia, severe; Minerva, chaste.— Scrap Book. • ANECDOTE OF MCCLKLLAN.— CoI.MetcaIf, of Kentucky, made a Union speech at a pub lic meeting, recently, at which he related an anecdote of Gen. McClellan, showing how he regarded the rebel leader. He add: " I got my eyea opened on that young Na poleon in the Spring of 1861. I went to tee Oen. McGlxllan, and in the conrse of the con versation I eaid to him that Jeff. Davie waa a scoundrel and a repudiator. He (McClellan) straightened himaelf op quickly, nod said: 'I do assure you, air, that you aro mistaken. Jeff. Davia ia a perfect gentleman, and will not do anything unbecoming a gentleman.' Well, if a traitor, conapirator, thief, repudia tor, and the civil devil who ia inatigating all this murder ia his bean ideal of a 'perfect gen tleman,' I hope our couutry will never be cursed with his morality and virtue at the head of affair*. A Horrible Affair at Il« Dungeneee. NEW DU NOES ESS, July 2d. 1864. ED. STAXDASD : Dear Sir .'—This place and my farm hare been this morning the scene of one of the most cruel and cowardly murders ever perpetrated. John Tucker waa shot through the breast and instantly killed by an aasassin bid behind a log, in the field where be was mowing. Sometime in the month of May, a number of men associated themselves together, under tlte name of a - Vig ilance committee," and arrested John Tucker, Nicholas Adams, Thomas Goold and Harry Martin, chargingthem with baringcommitted thefts of personal property, and giving them '.heir choice toJeave the country or to be hung- They chose the former, and were ahipped to Victoria. They, believing aa do many others, myself among the number, that it waa merely a dodge io get rid of their votes and create a prejudice that would defeat the Union ticket at the election. Tucker came back here on *lie morning of the election, determined to vote, I induced him to leave i>nd go to Port Angelos, which he undertook to do, but «u pursued by twelve or fifteen men, with their rifles, into Dungeness Light-House, where he was pro tected by Mr. Blake, the Keeper, and Mr. Brown, Inspector of Customs. Adams and Goold came to Port Angelos, and cast their votes, and the following week being Court week, they resolved to attend and hold them- Reives responsible fo tbe action of the Grand Jury for any crimes they bad committed. The}' came here on Saturday or Sunday pro ceeding Court, for the purpose of selling some little property to raise money to pay their ex penses at Court. After leaving here they were pursued by aeven or eight men, who took them when about half way to Port Town send, while asleep at the house of Mr. Flem ing, where they had stopped to await the lulling of a gale of wind. They were taken back, and narrowly escaped being bung, by promising to enter no auit againat their per secutors, and not appear at Court, and were taken to Victoria aud turned loose. Tucker attended Court, and chalenged these men to bring their charges before the Grand Jury, if they had anything to charge him with. No indictments were brought against him, and after Court he proposed to a number of men belonging to the .vigilance committee to allow him to come here and settle up his busineaa, and he would leave them forever. They con sented that he should come and do that, upon those conditions, and he came without any attempt at aecresy, and lived at my house un til last Saturday, when an armed thir ty or forty men came and surrounded my house and demanded admittance. I refused, when they attempted to open the gate by force, when I resisted but waa soon overpow ered. A number of them had their rifles lev eled upon me, within two feet of n»y face* hey then ransacked tbe house, searching apartmenta occupied by ladies, and frighten ing children out of their senses, but not find ing Tucker aa they expected. After stopping about the bouse a few hoars, they left and nothing more has been seta of them. This morning Tucker took a scythe and went about a hundred and fifty yarda from the house to commence mowing, and wa* ahot in the back by some person secreted in tbe grass and behind a log, not more than forty feet from him. From the appearance of the grass there would seem to have been a number of men lying ahout in different places. Thia it the mult of the acts of this aelf atyled vigilance committee, It waa gotten np by men, all of whom voted tha Democratic ticket one year aince, and for political pur poses tbia year. Tbey carried the election by meana of it, and after using it for that pur pose, would not let it drop without dipping their bands in the blood of their fellows. Tha county offices are all ia tha bands of man bound up in thia protended vigilance organi sation, and we can get no protection through the authorities. Tha Sheriff whoaa duty It ia to disperse « mob, will do nothing, and we are to be bound band and foot, one at a time, and ■hipped out of tha country, or worse, we are to ha ahot down by aaeasains from every buah. Most of the men engaged In thia committee are aympathiaera with aeceaaion, aome of them are lately from tha South, and every man they have ordered out baa bfcen a f«m Union man and • member of the Union party. Several of this committee are foreigners, hav ing no right to vote, and refuaing to deeloN their intentions to hi coma dtiaaaa ta* they would be liable to tha draft. How long this state of things can continue without opes wfr, I will leave for your leaders to imagine. Thia mob pwhns to have baa* erganbad tortus out thievea, while a# the several mw den that have been committed here within a few years, no notice ia taken, hot the suspect- ' ed parties are members of .this mob, and I leave it to the pnblic if this murder ia not a thousand times more reprehensible thsa all they ever charged upon poor Tucker. This mob has, up to this time, had public sentiment in the adjoining conntiea in ita fa vor, it is so easy to cry " Thief I thief!" with out atopping to piove it. Bat will it b»e* is the future T Can they be justified in com mitting a cowardly, aenret murder, npon the plea that thny were shooting a thief? v If they can, I pity the unfortunate Union men of Claim county. Respectfully yours, CIIABLES M. BBADSHAW. Before the Revolution, The abundance and excellence of tbe timber which still covered at least two-thirds of tbe nrea of the then Slates, enabled the common people to supply themselves with habitations which, however rude and uncomely, were mora substantial and comfortable than those pos sessed by the masses of any country on earth. The luxuriant and omnipresent forests were likewise the sources of cheap and ample sup plies of fuel, whereby the severity of onr Northern winters was mitigated, and the warm, bright fireside of even the humblest family, in the long winter evenings of our latitude, ren d< red centres of cheer and enjoyment. Social intercourse was more general, less formal, more hearty, more valued than at present. Friend' ships were warmer and deeper. Rela tionship, by blood or by marriage, was more profoundly regarded. Men were not ashamed to own that they loved their cousins better than they did the restof mankind. Tospend * a month, in the dend of winter, in a visit to the dear old homestead,-and in the interchange of affectionate greetings with brothers and sisters, married and settled at a distance of twenty-five miles apart, was not deemed an absolute waste of time, nqr even an experi ment on fraternnl civility and hospitality. And though cultivation was far lesa effect* ive than now, it must not beinferred that food was scanty or hunger predominant, lhe woods ware alive with game, and nearly every boy and man between fifteen and sixty years was a huuter. The larger and rivers, as yet unobstructed by dams and wheels of the cotton-spini-er and power loom weaver* abounded in excellent fish, and at seasons fairly swarmed with them. The potatoe, usually planted in the vegetable mould left by recently exterminated forests, yielded its edi ble tubers with a bounteous profusion un known to the husbandry of our day. Hills, the most gigantic and apparently sterile, from which the wood was burned one season, would the next year" produce any kiud of grain in ample measure, and at a moderate cost of la bor and care. Almost every farmer'a house was a hive, wherein the " great whpel" and the " little wheel"—the former kept in motion by the hands and feet of all the daughters, ten years old and upward, the latter plied by their not less industrious mother—hummed and . whirled from morning until night. In the back room, or some convenient appendage* the loom responded, day by day to tne move ment of the busy shuttli*. whereby the fleeces of tbe farmer's flock and the flax of hia field were slowly but steadily converted iato sub stantial though homely cloth, sufficient for the annual wear of the family, and often with thing over to exchange at the neighboring merchant's for his groceries and wares. A few bushels of corn, a few sheep, a fattened steer, with, perhaps, a few saw-lors, or loads of hoop-poles, made un tbe annual aurplua of the husbandman's products, helping to square accounts with the blacksmith, the wheel wright, the miulster and the lawyer, if tbe farmer were so unfortunate as to have any dealings with the latter personage. Hie life during peace was passed in a narrower round than ours, and may well aeem to us tame, Un* ited, monotonous; but the sun which warned him waa identical with ours » the breessa which refreshed him were like those We gladly welcome; and while his road to mill and ti meeting was longer than those we daily trav era*, be doubtless passed them unrexed by apprehensions of a snorting locomotive, at lesst contented as we, and with amall auapi ciitn of his ill-fortune in having been bora in the eighteenth instead of the nineteenth con* tury.— Greelry't History of tkx Rebellion. AKSHTUCKY GEVEBAI. OK in The distinguished Kentuekian, Major Gener al Roeseaa, recently delivered • speech on po litical subjects, from which the following In an extract i "As a Southern man," the General said, -1 have Always been opposed to political ab olitionism, yet,l cannot avert the fact that slavery is the sole cans* at all our troubles. Those who brought on the war,"be said, M in sidiously took advantage of our political dif ferences, and forced us to figkt afaiurtraek other when there was nothhm to fight about." The General said Ant ha waa a man of prqjndicea, but at ill a man ef judgment. He went into the war with strung ptqjudUoe, and, as Ham rolled on, his judgment still kept Mm nbove hie prejudieee. A* n Southern IMb without n drop of Northern blood in Ma wine, naturally be had tunny prejudices. Froastbo oommeneemnnt of bis manhood bo bad Wn pro-slavery; bat the speaker saU t• I thank Oed that I lov« my country hotter than slnve» ry and my prejudices all/' Many nek If yon an is favor of the GOT- NO. 36.

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