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Peninsular News And Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 6, 1861, Milford, Delaware TOL. Y.---1NXU5. MILFOftD. DELAWARE. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6. 1861. 3reat Speech of the War-Horse o Democracy, Hon. Daniel S. Dickinson. The following grand and patriot! Speech, delivered by Hon. Daniel Dickinson, at Tnnkliannock, Wyominj county, Pa., on the 19th inst., to a mass meeting of the Union men of that locali ty, will be read by, every joynl citizen without distinction of party, with un bounded satisfaction and delight. I combines the views of a Of a patriot and the eloquence of an or ator; and whil.e truly expressing the sentiments of tbe royal masses every where, it plainly foreshadows the perfect annihilation with which the "peace plat- to be forced upon the democratic party by the conspirators and tractors of the State be visited: ME. PRESIDENT, AND LADIES AND GENTLEMEN all tbe diversity of sentiment in onr land, there is one sub- ject npon which we can agree and that is, that otir country is in a most lamen- table Government threat- ened with disruption, oqr Constitution with onr institutions with overthrow. We are met here for the purpose ot discussing the great interests of a common conntry, and of determin- ing what becomes us in an exigency so trying and so fearful. I meet yon here not to discuss slavery or Though an old-line demoerat.brought up at the feet of .Gamaliel, and adhering with tenacity to the principles of demo- cracy through an active life, yet I eome not to speak to yon upon political parti- san subjects. I come to discuss a matter that concerns our Union, one that rises far above and shoots deeper than party interests or issues. THE DDTY OF PATRIOTS. We have a duty, fellow-citizens, far beyond that of the fathers of the Revolu- tion. They were oppressed by tyranny, and they sought to throw off the shackles of a despotic monarchy. They hoped that a great and free Government would spring np from their patriotic efforts, but the most sanguine never imagined that a Government so replete with good would be the fruits of their beginning. They planted, and we reaped. Their experi- has become a great success, and ment we or might enjoy, such blessings as Heaven never before vouch- safed to mortal man. But a conspiracy has appeared; strife and divisiau are at onr doors and it becomes ns now to see whether the fruits of this great and bene- ficent Union most be lost, or whether they can be preserved. THE VITAL QUESTION AT ISSUE. It were needless to go back to review dead and buried issues. There is a great fact staring ns iu the face, and with that we have to deal. It matters not whether the origin of our difficulties was North or South, or East or qnestion is, how shall it be dealt with and dis posed of? In every gwrenrareot, if restored it can great and good Government. (Cheers, and cries of "That's true CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM. Previous to the last political election, this country was at peace with the world, and it was in the enjoyment of greater privileges than any other Government on earth there was no people so blessed in every ramification of society. This mighty sea of happy faces before me tes- tifies to the fact that they Lave been in Ihe enjoyment of civil and religious free- dom. And so it was from the North to the South, and from the East to the West, with over thirty millions of peo- ple, unoppressed by Government, but every one enjoying the frnit of his own industry, and literally none to molest or to make him afraid. Then, wh'at cause is there for this great disturbance Why is it that one portion of this country is in arms against another Let ns in- quire the cause of the complaint first.and then see if we can prescribe a remedy afterward. TRUE WAY OF PUTTING DOWN REBEL- LION. We all agree that the grievance is most serious. But what is the true way of putting down what I shall term a re- )ellion And we can all agree on one hing; that that rebellion is either right or wrong, justifiable or te approved or condemned, as a whole. it is right for a portion of this country 0 take nparms against this Government, is right to sustain Bach action and if hey are wrong, they should be pat down >y the power of the people. (Applause.) There is no half-way house in this mat- turrying-place between snstain- ng the Government and attempting its verthrow. There is no peace propo- rtion that will suit the case until the ebtllion is first put down. (Ap- lause.) And were I in favor, or dis- osed to temper with this rebellion, or id or countenance it, I would go and afee np arms with them. Because, if it 1 right for them to take np arms, it is ght for them to have armed aid and ssistance. If they are wrong, if they WHOLE frO. 223. INSURRECTION MOST BE PUT DOWN. My fellow-democrats, supposing there ,aro any such in my hearing. (Cries, "There "There suppose Breckinridge had been elected, Sumner, and Garrison, and Wendell Phillips, and the abolitionists of the New England States generally had started a rebellion against the authority of the United States, what would have been done I wonld have done as I am doing now. I would bave tried to animate my country- men to put them down by force of arms (Cheers, and cries of Now, why not treat Southern rebellion just as yon would have treated Northern rebel- rebellion as yon wonld Western wherever rebel- lion comes put it down (Cheers) That is" my doctrine. I have stood npon that doctrine in olden times, and I will stand by it now, and if that doctrine goes down, I will go down with it. CAUSELESS ACTION OP THE COTTON STATES. There were causes of irritation be- tween the sections, I admit.. I depreca- ted them, and labored long and earnestly to get rid of tnem. But it was not done. Those causes of irritation, although the? may have suggested to Southern States to reqnest becoming guarantees, they never justified armed rebellion in any shape or manner. And what were those causes of irritation The only real _ an( especially in evary po litical parties will arise. And it is wel that we have them. So far from beir.g A curse, when restrained within legiti mate bonnds they are a blessing. The strife of political the agita tion of the natural elements, purifies the moral atmosphere, and gives life, anc vigor, and freedom to onr institutions. OUR COUNTRY BEFORE OUR PARTY. There are some questions too great some too small, for the exercise of polit- ical parties; and we have many duties to discharge in the various relations of life that do not appertain to political affairs, but which we should come together and discharge, as American citizens, as breth- ren of one tie, and not inquiring whether we belong to this, or that, or the other division of political parties. When we assemble around the grave of a neigh- bor, and hear those words that bave riv- en so many hearts, "Earth to earth, dust to dust, ashes to acd hear the creaking, of the cord as the remains are lowered to their final resting place, the of passion are hushed in the bos- om, and we remember only that we are not what were the politi- cal views of tho dead or living. At midnight yon hear the cry of "Fire Yoa rash into the street, and find your neighbor's dwelling in flames. It is found that in the terror of the moment ft mother has left her infant in the cham- 'bcr. Tbe flames hiss through every crev- jce, the rafters tumble, the cinders crnm- 'ble, and another and another makes the .attempt, last one is lost in tbe 'flames EvenBye-ball is .heart ptlpiUfel, every breath is muscle stands out like whip-cord, and all believofce is lost; but, finally, he -appears, and rwtores the loved and lost its swooning mother, but no one in- to what political party be belongs. When tbe citadel of our conntry is in flamet, when the edifice that Washington Franklin and their associate! erected in it becomes as, whatever may hire political proclivities be re guilty of treason, and murder, and rson, then they should be overthrown y the whole power of the Government. Applause, and cries of and ut down so that no resurrection day ill ever find rebellion again. (Renewed pplause.) THE TRUE CAUSE OF REBELLION. Now I believe I am one of those who, former years, thought that sectional discussions pnt in jeopardy the well-being of the Union. 'I believe now, as then, that there never was a sectional contro- versy that justified this, or any armed re- bellion. I believe this rebellion did not arise out of sectional agitation, but from a blind wicked, reckless And I believe it is the duty of every man, woman, and child, to raise an arm against it to crush it. Our Constitution is never to be put down. (An indistinct voice in the What does my friend say, "Compro- mise f Well, I will get at Com- promise" before I get through__ (Laughter and cheers I believe in the integrity of the Union I believe in the of the Constitution] I believe in sustaining both by the power of the Government. THE QUESTION OF COERCION. But they say: 'Yon wonld not coerce a State No I would not coerce a State. I have said I woold not coerce a because it is impractica- ble becanse yon cannot coerce a State. Second, becanse it would, be unjust to coerce a State in iis domestic policy if it could be done. But yon may coerce rebellion in a State until you give that State an opportunity to act through its loyal citizens in its duties to the Union And I would coerce rebellion wherever I could find it. Yon may not coerce a community, but yon may coerce its thieves and murderers. Yon may coerce State thus enable the State aud its loyal citizens to fulfil their rela- tions in the Government of the Union. If we can sustain our Union, if fre can uphold onr Constitution, It is not by campromising with is by jutting down rebellion, and making our compromise with fidelity. (Applause, and a is your democra- DEMOCRACY AND THE CONSTITUTION. And of-all men living, a democrat is he >ast man who can take a stand against he Constitution of bis conntry.__ Cheers.) A democrat lives and moves, .nd has his being ia the 3e cannot live outside of, or in opposi- ion to, the Constitution. He most stand y the Constitution in all its parts. It ras that doctrine that gave the demo- rntic party its power and ascendency in he times of Jefferson, of Madison, and f that old hero, Andrew Jackson. .Tost n proportion as tbe democracy has vran- ered from the Constitution, just in the amc proportion have they gone down And if they bad been faithfal, and stood fnlly np to their own doctrines, all the abolition panic? of tho earth, and all the republican parlies of the earth, and ail the combined powers of the earth practical cause of irritation was the non- execution of the Fugitive Slave Bat that did not affect the Cotton States so called but Missouri, Kentucky, Vir- ginia, Maryland, and Delaware, and per- haps or two other States, were the only ones ever injured by it The Cot- ton States so called never lost a fugitive slave from the time of their existence to this day. To be sure they had a qnes- tion abont territories, bat it was entirely ideal, a mere abstraction, and so practi- cally not a real grievance. Bnt if it had been, they had the Supreme Conrt and both branches of Congress, and practi- cally" had control of the qnestion. The fugitive slave question was the only prac- tical question, therefore, which annoyed them, and that question was not the cause of the rebellion. THE BEGINNING OF SECESSION. What State first seceded South Carolina began to scrape lint before the votes were counted. (Laughter.) She had no practical grievance Look at Yirginia Though politicians cajoled, cheated and defrauded, and bai- lies held bowie-knives at the throats of her citizens to coerce -rebellion, it was a long time before they conld compel that State into anything like secession And when they did so nominally, the State government was revolutionized, one part flew away from the other, and organized their government, rather than allow it to go into the bottomless pit of secession. Maryland, when she gets a chance, votes against it. citizens are pouring out their blood like water, and their treasure withont stint, rather than be drawn into secession. Look at good old Kentucky, where her Governor and Senators have labored to bring her out of the all attempts to se- duce her from her fidelity to the Consti- tution, she gives more than sixty thous- and majority for the Union. (Cheers.) Now, I inquire of all citizens in the free States, especially my democratic fellow- citizens, whether they are troubled abont the integrity of they think it is necessary to stay np the hands of rebellion in Kentucky, so emphatically condemned there f and, therefore, more liable to be msfed than Northern people. Nevertheless, have confidence in the Southern people and the result of the great conflict in Kentucky assures me that the Southern heart is, with the people, sound to the core. Thoagh terrified into seeming se- cession, with the exception of one or two States in the Souih, I am veil sttisfed that, if the question of Uaioa or disunion was submitted lo ihe people to-day, en overwhelming vote wonM be given For the Union and its acd (Applause.) Every indication has shown that, whenever there has been an election in any Southern State, sod a Fair oppor- tunity given, yon hare seen that the Union sentiment has prevailed. low will see thai a is by yoteer, by threats, iniitnidalloa, desfrweffo.: der, and arson that they hare succeeded in getting in adanux the causa of se- cession. In some for instance, never submitted theqttes- tion to the people at alL THE BCLE OR RCTX JOOCT. It is a base fanmbng of Dare, Cobb Co. to place themselves in The election of a political opponent is never a cause of secession or for dEftor- bance; and if those secession leaders had opposed Mr LincoU's election, ftosn the time of the Charleston Convention, with half the pertinacity and force that I did, he never woold hare beea elected. I charge, in all my pabEe speeches, that they connived at that ejection; and the same has been charged home npon them by their own people in the Sooth. Their time had come. It must go, or thev would be ruined. They remind cse of little boys who want to ride a Those in the city get them a hobby- horse, and they can ride that. Country boys get astride cf a stick, and ride that. This knot of office-seekeis, faffing to set a horse to ride, or even a hobby, have mounted this poor slick of a Sonthern Confederacy, and are riding It is just such ambition as eaosed the angels ia heaven to rebeL It was not because we had not a good Government, bat be- cause they could not rate it SO" SYMPAIHl' TBJUCTQZS. CaO them democrats, or entitled to sympathy of democrats, with arms in laughter.) They ask in repetition can yon coerce a State I say no; you can- not. Yon might 05 well coerce the sun to shine or tfia stars to twinkle. Can yon coerce a neighborhood to be honest Xo; bat you may punish its X o one can justify armed rebellion in op- position to the Union and the Constitu- tion of Iiis eonntry. COSSTITCTIOXAL QUESTIONS. Bttt 3Jr- Isneoln, it is said, forsooth, has riotated the Constitution in conduct- ing- his administration I Very well; there is x day of reckoning to come with him and his advisers. Bat it is one thin? to itution in defence of yonr country, and quite another to vio- late it in endeavoring to subvert When my democratic or republican friends, "or any other are disposed to call the President to I aa not his merely beg, when they get through with him, they will merely inquire whether Mr. Jefferson Co. hace gone strictly accord- ing to the Constitution of the United (Ctieers and laughter.) I have the impression that instituting a preten- ded Government within the boundaries of the United States; that stealing the reasnres of our Government, its ships; leiraytng its commands; firing upon its ortilneatiocs; organizing piracy upon the tight seas, and a long list of other and kindred have the impression, I say, that these are slight infringments Hpon the Constitution, and may require examination. (Laughter.) THE PEOPES TIME FOR INVESTIGATION. Bat I want to hive my Constitution friends eome along with me, and when they get the Administration all regulated and on the Constitutional track, to look at this matter a little; for it seems to me that it requires attention. I know not whether Mr. Lincoln has observed the Constitution; indedforall (he purposes of resisting the rebellion, I care not It is due to him to say, however, that he has seemed to be in good faith attempt- ing to pot down the rebellion. He has not done all things as I would have done them, because I have mul- tiplied his men by about four, and trhere he has struck one blow I would hare struct tt dozen. (Laughter and their hands against their Government, and their hands red with the blood of ir mnrdered citizens! They are eae- aies of their country; they are finafl- Vs agoing thefiageaid the l ion, and as snch I arraign them in the name of the Constiintion and the Union. ______________ I arraign them in tbe name of carilm- rebellion is put down, tion I arraign them in the name of is done, I am ready to ChrttiaBitr; I arraign them in the name of the fathers of the Revointioc. who ponred ont their blood to gain the Eber- ty transmitted to as. I arraign them in the name of the soldiers who (sareoed barefoot to secure onr blood-bought lib- erty. I arraign them in the name of the holy memories of the women of the Rev- olution, whose pore and gentle hearts were crashed and broken. cheering) Therefore I do not agree with him in that respect. When the day comes we can have a settlement with hhn, for he is to be held, with all other officers, to a striet account. Bat I wonld not do it even nader ths smoke of an Let ns see, first, that the And when that ask how it has been done. THE FUGITIVE-SLAVE QUESTION. And now I repeat, that the only prac- tical cause of dissension was the fngitive- _ i f j t t nu v-tsMJtsiiK.14 lirv VUfllJ to nee far abort all otber consider- Conld ncrer have not down the old dem- and to citadel from des- truction. (Cheers.) cannot afford lolitrn away from my duty because a political opponent acting with me, nor to ftay back from a duty bf attune apolitical friend me. No; I ntust foon mod discharge a great doty. I bold it lo be tbe first duly of every citi- of Jtnj, to aid in ocratic party. (Cries of "That and cheers.) I have ever believed in tbe jouiceof democracy, and I believe in it to-day as moch a.scver and I believe it to be rnv doty to stand npon the ram- parts of the Contlitotion, and defend it from all foes, whetbpr they come from tbe North, the Sonth.thc East, or the West. slave question and that appertained to States that conld only be drawn or dra- gooned into the folly of secession. Gen- eral Butler has had this qnestion on his hands. As long as the Constitution was acknowledged, all conservative citizens admitted that it was the duty of the Free States to restore the fugitive who was fleeing from the service of his General Butler has fonnd the restoration of the fugitives impracticable in many eases. The mas'er had thrown off the Constitution. What was the result He was obliged to receive hundreds of contrabands, and retain them. I do not know what he is going to do with the qnestion bat I suppose he is going to do with them something as the wM going to do with the Widow Ma- lone's pjg. "Did yon steal tbe Widow Malone's pig.Patrick ?n asked tbe priest "That I did." "What made you Think, where yon will stand, yon heretic, in the Great Day, when I shall be there, and you will be there, and the Widow Malone will be there, and the pig irill be there." "And will yonr riverence be there "And tbe Widow Ma- lone there f "And the pig "Well, I shonid sav. Widow M alone, take yonr !n (Laughter.) Now, I do not know bnt General Butler is jroing to take as Jong a credit as did the Irishman. Bcl.wben we bave a Confutation, aod when tbey acknowledge its force, I bare DO doubt bot every jott citizen will be for scerng it complied with. THE LOYALTY OF TFTK MASSES Now, I have jnst as much confidence in the of tbe Southern people as in tbe masses of ibe Northern Both are alike. Tbe masses are be sure, their means or eommnDication, reoder them rooreer- cifable. more easily )ed, relying apoc ibeir leaders for public THE rsFAanr or DAYIS co- in the great day of accounts, the sar- age Brant and more savage Butler, that delnged the beantinil valley of the Wy- oming with blood, wfll stand np and whi- ten their crimes in comparison with the perfidy of the men who now attempt to divide and destroj this Union. The fe- rocious instincts of the savage taught him that he might be doing a doty to his people; bnt these men were born in a land of civilization, and baptised in tbe name of the Trinity, and iher should be held to account for the abnse'of the trost which has been confided to them. Who are these men in arms against the Gov- arms against the Uiiioa Tbey are men who have beea educated at its ladea its hosor pampered at its Treasury. If we perish, we may say with the poet over the stricken eagle: Keen were his He nursed the jaiaon injeHed steel, thf same his breis Drank the Ust life-drop of fca heart." If the Union is stirag to the heart, it most be a melancholy refection that we bave reared tbe met to do it, and lite the demented Lear, we shall team "How sharper Una a Mapeafs tooth His To hare a that we have nourished aad brought np children, and they have rebelled sgarasi tbe institutions of their coantry. We hare seen by tbe action of tbe" Border Sonthem States that i: is not their inten- tion to permit this Government to be subverted. anasc I-wcnra in the catalogue of dcprarSy treason (o larceny, has cni ing to drive them into f THE HiniBUG COSFEDEBACY. I do not propose to yield this Union, or any pan of it, to the so-called Con federate Government that has been mad i op in the Southern States. It is no gov eminent, and there is nothing in the shap of a government, under it, over ft, in it or around it, diagonally, horizontally, o perpendicularly Like a boy's training it cs all officers. (Laughter.) It is mad op thns: Ton shall be President of the Congress, and I win be President of tbe Confederacy; yon shall be Minister o Foreign Afeirs, and I wfll be -Secretary of the Treasury. (Laughter.) Doubtless TCTJ weH; satisfactory enough. If they had kept it to themselves, no one would have objected to their strutting in their stolen plumage. Bat it is time for the people of the United States to put their hands upon it in earnest, and to main- tain the Government and the Constitu- tion. STSPESSIOS OF HABEAS CORPUS. The habeas hard kind of a name for a writ, but one which a lawyer or a Dutchman finds little difficulty" in is said that the habeas corpus has been suspended and abused Well, I think it is because some have written so much about it, while they knew so Ettle. It simply means to have tbe body. A prisoner is alleged to be im- properly imprisoned; and, in order that the case may be inquired into, a petition is presented to a judge, and thea the judge allows the writ, and the prisoner is brought np, and tbe person who holds bia is booed to make a return. If the prisoner is illegally detained, the jadgc np a traitor who was endangering th safety of his command and the interests of tbe conntry (Cries of No man can pretend it for a single mo ment; it is one of the terrible necessitie of war. And if I were in commanc and had good reaxon lo believe that had possession of a traitor, and n other remedy would arrest treachery I would suspend the writ, and the in dividual too. (Cheers, and cries o "That goes right to the spot, "That is "That is snch democra cy as I like to There is uo othe here. GEN. JACKSON'S POLICY. Gen. Jackson had the hearts of the American people more than any man o modern times. And why Because he met great necessities like a man. He didn't go, in times of stirring necessity, to demonstrate problems from musty prece- dents, bnt when a man wanted banging, he hung him first and looked np the law afterward. (Laughter) There aie times and occasions when this is the only way to do in dealing with treason. The civil law affords no adequate remedy.__ While you are discussing the question the country may be mined, the Capitol in flames, the archives destroyed. When the war is over we may examine aud see orders him to be discharged; if rightfully imprisoned, he -n'nds him. That is there is abont it. It is simply a civil writ. But there is an old maxim, as old as JaJros Csesar would bave been bad he Eved, inler arma leges is, the IOTCS are silent in the midst of -s. Here is tbe question An indi- vidual is imprisoned here; some friend gets a habeas corpus, and he is brought ip, an! tie case is inquired into. And whoever interferes with or obstructs that writ is guilty of a great moral and kgal STvi-ATtrr FOB srorxpKixR. incurs a heavy penalty. How can these men be scsUiard bv MrEssmts rx TPTE or WAR. any one, with hands drfpphtt: with Wood lo trine of wai it is a different matter cvaly with the Wood of Here it is fotmd that a is a fixing to bnt of Bothers crtueas; usd wby Be- j Wow ap a fortress, or betray an army to if any one has incurred a penalty for sus- pending tbe writ of habeas Gen. Jackson paid his fine, but not till after he had pnt down both foreign foes and domestic traitors. THE DUTY OF THE OOVERNEMENT. So long ss there isa citizen South that de- mands the protePtion nf this Grovornmcut, then it is onr duty protect the Govern- ment of theUnion for his sake. "That's the etc.) And when there is none, it is onr duty to maintain it; for politically, geographically, socially, and commercially it is one in every sense; it is utterly immpossible for this Gorern- ment to be divided without its alter de- struction to both sections. When you attempt to divide North and South, yon, must do it East and West. Then all will to pieces, and onr conntry will be a than Mexico; because we have ten times, more material for mischief and destruction. A military despotism will be inaugurated whenever you permit this rebellion to triumph. THE SILLY (JRY FOB PEACE. But some cry we ate in favor of peace. Yes, we are all for peace now. I was For negotiating a peace until a fortifica- tion was fired npon by rebel artillery, and then I bade adien to all expectations of peace until coquered over-rebellion. [Cheers.) I say there is no peace nntil yon can put down rebellion by force of arms and when every other man, wo- man, and child in the United States has acknowledged tbe independence of the revolted States to those with arms iu their hands 7 will still oppose it, and I will talk for my own gratification when no others will hear me. (Laughter, anc cries of We must stand b; the Union Fellow languag' of Andrew Jackson was: "The Union must and shall be preserved." What wonld General Jackson have done had he been at the belm to-day He wonld have hung the traitors higher than Ha- nan. You may make peace with the loyal men of South, aud there is the place to make it. Bat how will yon do it with rebellion Go with an agreement in one hand and a revolver in the other, and ask the Confederacy to take its choice If there is any yon can deal with, it is the loyal citizens of the Sooth that are persecuted for the sake of their that love the Constitution, aud are will to die in its de- "enee when they are restored to position by conquering rebellion. All should strive together for this good ihonld bare their bosoms in battle wo- men implore, ia the name of Heaven, hat the blessings of the Union should re- nrn and children raise their little hands o curse this rebellion as a ferocious mon- ter, that bos come to torment them be- ore their time, and dim with blood and ears the lustre of their bright star. Attila declared that tbe grass should never grow where the hoof of bis war- horse tred Hyder Ali left tbe Caruatic black with ashes and be who destroys the American Union will be a greater than all or either. And "the foe, the monster who fell upon and slaughtered the defenceless wo- men and children of "this valley, will be more approved iu history by men, nnd be an honester man in the sight of God, than the despoiler of oar late htippy Union. Shall the fell destroyers of this beautiful fabric be permitted to accom- plish their infernal errand, and shall they be aidud in thin work of coil by thv cry ofpeacef Let none escape nn- der this shallow preteusion. Solomon the wise King of Jndea, spared not the murderons Joab though he fled for refuge :o iuclosares of the Tabernacle and clung Tor protection to the horns of the altar__ he slew him there. And-a cry of peace, be negotiated with armed traitors, should secure a ctty of refuge to none. canse a Northern candidate was elected, who bad foot years to serre, whose efcr- Uon tbey might hive election tbey cottnrrcd win haz- ard a whole cocutrr, so hr as texporal existence is coocerMd. to gratify present personal pique and feed a mesa tion. Whoever tKStaixt fVm, 7 not. Whocvrr not, Wfcocncr romfrrvmift vtZfc Arm, (Cheering.) I mm for peace, btrl I am for nakitg peace wftk tbe loyal CTtinns of tbe loyal crttzrw of KevtoeVy and of MPKMDX too, wfco hare ant Xcfawkadaenar. F- Jackson, to prassL Great tbe enwny. Tbe officer in command has Km arrested, and tends him to fort, with orders tkat be be strongly guarded, because be is known Lo be a traitor, and m tbe confrJeoce of traitors aad enemies, A lawyer ores oot a writ of habrat oor- pnf, Bnt what is tbe resell It can- sot be serred, and tbe prisoner cannot be procured tbey cahoot see him rotes tbe iongve u kwger than tbe sol- diert bayonet Wonld any one, if he WM eonnadiBg at Fortress Monroe, Fort McHeary, or anywhere ebr, where he WM with tremxm aad trki- tors at ertry ttep, wonld be, because a sett a writ of hahftus cvrpwt, GOVERNMENT OB ANARCHY. I believed, when the evening of the ast Presidential election had closed own, that I should claim exemption and an honorable discharge from the active iscussions of the day. I congratulated myself that I shonld once more enjoy re- xise in the quiet of my home and in the nrsnit I lored. Bnt this qnestion of ;overnment or anarchy has arisen, and I nd it my duly to raise my voice at tbe emonds of my fellow citizenf, nnlil tnr- olence is hushed, or is crowned with rinmpb. Are yon in favor of war but I am in favor of patting down war by force of arms. I am opposed to war, and in favor of obtaining peace by putting rfoirn the authors of the war. I am in favor of peace, bnt I am in favor of the only conrse that will insure driving out armed rebellion negotiating with lojaltv SHALL THE COUXTRY BE DESTROYED When this conntry commences to die, it will die, rapidly. When this nation is given np to disruption, it will go to swift destruction. Rome, to be Mire, was three hundred years dying; bnt then its physical powers were greater than oars, in moral force less, its en- ergy less acute than onrt. When we fall, we shall go down in blood and darkness bot not in for tbe'dying MTer weep. Nero, tbe fast and worst of tbe Cesm, rang to his hary while bin capital wot in flames; Tamerlane, to alice his feroellT.raaml amon- ntncov of jevcntv thousand human HOW TO FIGHT THE BATTLE FOE THE UNION I am pained to see the vnst destruction of property that must follow; I regret o see the prosperity of the conntry blast- ed and destroyed; I regret to see tbe rreat loss oftnmau life that must ensue, int if these events must come, they had better come with a country preserved, ban come with a country divided and estroyed. We must fight battles, and loody battles. We must call vast nnm- )ers of men into the field. We mast not '0 as boys to a general training, with la- and idlers, and Members of Con- jress to see the show, but we must go in prepared for fight t as a battle, and not to fight it as a lay-spell. We must unite as a whole eople, going shoulder lo shoulder___ .nd when we do so we shall conquer, .nd why We have the right, we have ie prestige of Government, we have ie sympathy of the disinterested world, re have the moral and material ele- lents to do it all, and to insure victory, iebelliou has not the financial ability to tand a long war, with all their gains 'Otn privateering and piracy, and issn- ng Confederate a lien pon tbe property of people who were ever consulted as to their issue, and who repudiate as mnch as a June frost, a cold wolf-track' which no financier fit to be outside of the lunatic asylum wonld give a shilling a peck for. They may ves, they may harase, they nfty destroy, thay may commit piracy, bnt the reckoning is to come for all this. They will be bronght to the judgment of the American their uwn peo- ple. They will be arraigned, and who is there will ready to stand up as their defenders in the name of the Constitu- tion 'I tell thee, Culloden, dread echoes shall ring With blood-hounds that bark for th? fugitive king." What a glorious Constitution we shall have when it finds such glorious interpre- ters 1 How strong our institutions will be anchored upon such foundations The Constitution will then literally "Lire through all tims, extend through all extent, Spread undivided, operate unspent." THE RESOURCES OF THE REBELS. I know there are some who fear the warlike power of the rebellions States. They had a great deal of power for good bnt they have a great deal less than they imagined, or is generally imag- ined, for evil. We are a good deal slow- er in waking up, but when waked np we are a good deal more in earnest. The tone of the rebel press is exceedingly braggart in regard to its men and its victories. It reminds me, when I hear of their self-landed prowess, of the show- man who spoke of the great capacity of the animal he was exhibiting: "Ladies and said he, "this is the Ben- eal tiger, measuring fourteen feet from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail, and fourteen more from the tip of bis tail back to the tip of his nose, mafcing.in all, (Laughter.) Now I think their estimates abont their for- ces and capacity are just abont as liber- al. And they are to be looked at ac- cordingly, nevertheless, they have great elements of mischief. And if Satan him- self had been sent on earth to scourge mankind, and to cover the land with des- olation, he could not have performed bis nission more successfully than by assum- ng the shape of a rebel jreaching secession THE WAY TO ATTAJS PEACE. Now, I have a clear, and well-defined, and distinct iheory of wliat I would do with this matter to attain pence. I do lot know that this Government ever can be brought back to where it was before, n the enjoyment of all its relations; bnt btlieve it can be In population, wave sneered1; wave in as wave succeed? wave upon the ocean, and tbe men of to-day pass iv to-morrow. I beliere it can be bronght back, bul not by fostering rebellion; bul it it by treating it as treason, robbery, and murder. And, if this Government ever can be saved, it mus.1 be by a summary chastisement and overthrow of rebellion, so that the loyal fjpopJe of tbe Southern States can come forward admifiister tbe Government of these as be- fore. Who is tbe missionary that is go- ing with his peace Wtat is he going to eav What will be to thig party ID rebellion T It is pretty thing to talk abont aed for tbe design- iog tbe it is a awk- tfctes to to practice. [Oowtinoed an Third j KWSPAPERl EWSPAPERl
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