Peninsular News And Advertiser, November 15, 1861

Peninsular News And Advertiser

November 15, 1861

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Peninsular News And Advertiser (Newspaper) - November 15, 1861, Milford, Delaware VOL. 25. MILFORD, DELAWARE, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1861. WHOLE NO. 233. Improbability of Foreign Interference. There are two classes of persons in tbe Northern States who have hoped for, and endeavored to provoke, either directly or indirectly, the interference of England in oar domestic troubles. that is best represented by the New York Her- an earnest desire for the tri- of the Secessionists, and the des traction of the Union the other, from the expectation that such an interference would, either through the additional per- Rlexity of a foreign war, or tbe dread of compel us to come to terms with tbe Rebels. The first which the Herald is the downright, though insidious, enemies of the Union the other are merely short-sighted aud veak, and indulge themselves in the vain hope that some sort of a' compulsory Compromise might prove a lasting peace, or, at any rate, wonld restore the stalu quo ante bellum, the condition of pros- perity and harmony we before rebellion broke it op. Bat the anticipa- tions of both classes are more than like- ly to be disappointed, and their labors to come to nought. We are to have no war with England on- any pretense what- ever, unless, indeed, we shall show such and want of energy in sup- pressing the rebellion that both England France shall interfere, as a sort of national police force, to keep the peace among a people no longer capable of taking care of themselves. But when we- reach that point, it doesn't matter much what happens to as. The tone of the public press in Eng- land, as well as private advices, assure iif> that this danger has passed for the present. It is not unlikely that the re- lations of parties there may have some- thing to do with this new aspect of affairs, as neither Whigs nor Tories may feel strong enough to assume the responsibil- ity of a war by which nothing conld be attained but the expenditure of an im- mense sum, that might better be used iu relieving the distress, from poverty and want of work, qnite certain to be felt this winter, even though peace should not be broken. There are other and stronger reasons, however, than merely political considerations, by which this change may be accounted for. The war in this country seemed three months ago to be of importance to Western Europe only as related to Cotton In England alone, it was argued, people are dependent for their daily bread on a full supply of that staple, and the interest of France in the question was second only to that of England. The Cotton was here ;.and the problem was bow, in the face of a blockade and the peaceful rela- tions of the three countries, to take that which was so much needed abroad, but the mere taking thereof was to extend the, aid to the rebels on which they had re- lied to insure their success. But events have solved and settled it The Southern crop is no longer the necessity of France aud England What they need is the Northern market. There are good rea- sons for believing that, with the cotton on hand and the supply tbat may be con- fidently counted upon from other coun- tries than the United States, England has all she will use for many months to come, if not for the whole year. There is no need, therefore, on the part of Eng- land and France, to break the blockade upou our Southern coast, and involve themselves in a war with this Their only motive in doing so wonld be to liberate Cotton and it is not at all certain as yet, and cannot be for months, that the Cotton may not as well be, for any use they have for it, in Charleston and New-Orleans as in Liverpool and Havre. But what they do want is mar- kets; and the question presses home upon fighting is likely to re- store those they have lost or open new ones Will forcing the blockade of Southern ports compel the importation of silks, calicoes, hardware, wines, and various" other articles of luxury and ne- cessity, into Northern ports This is quite as practical a matter, at least, as the expected dearth of Cotton was sup posed to be three months ago. About one-third of the export trade, both of Great Britain and France, has been to this country. Tbe rebellion has put an end to it in a large measure. War will not bring on the contrary, war will destroy what little there may be left of it, and will not be likely to leave us in a condition to restore it very speedily. Thus, it wilt be seen, affairs have put on an altogether changed aspect. It is "bad enough if the weaver shonld not lhave yarua enough for his loom; it is still if he cannot sell what he has and if, at the same time, tbe pot- 'ter, the miner, the clothier, and some hundred of thousands of oiher artificers, not be able to sell their goods.and shonld all be put upon "one-third the country that ha? hitherto 'taken one-third of oil their exports, can, ihe present, take them no 'This is a bad state of things at best bat it is aggravated by the potato-rot in Ire- and the probability of a famine in j 'that unhappy country, and tbe possibility -of short crops in France Both coun- tries must look to this to snpply, in part, their srreat necessities in food. War more help DR to activity in an export- (rade in our breadstoffs, than it will be able to force ns to reopen an import trade that we have dropped bfcaape we 'do not want poods that, in such times BB these, KB have no money to pay for. It has become evident TO the Enjrlis-h, in London and Lancaster, in cabinet end in counting room, that the best attitude -they run ftstnme tbie ronniry ie! us alone, Icariog as iv fight It out in our own wey, bearing, in the mean time, tbeir own troubles as they best can. Even the London Times has grown comparatively decent under this new aspect of affairs, when it finds that our difficulties, which it thought it conld safely insult and abuse ns bearing fruit tbe bitterness of which England will be compelled to Y. Tri- bune. George B. WoCleJlan, The resignation of General Scott has placed the Union armies upon the shoulcj. ers of a remarkable man. This is trne' not only in -the common but tbe original acceptation of the word. McClellan has always been a remarked man. And now especially, when 'All tongues speak of him, And the bleared sights are spectacled to see a brief review of bis past life and services is as much a duty as a pleasure to every citizen who helps him carry the weight of our threatened commonwealth. George B. McClellan was born in Philadelphia on the 3d of December, 1826, his father being an eminent physi- cian of that city. At the age of sixteen, or in 1842, he entered the West Point Academy, and in 1846, at the age of twenty, was graduated second in his class. On the 1st of July of that year he was brevetted second lieutenant of engineers. By an act of Congress passed during the May previous, a company of sappers, miners, and pontoniers was added to the engineer corps, and in this company Mc- Clellan was commissioned Brevefr-ruBrigadier- General Totten, Chief Engiui commanded by General cs.Vera Crnz speaks of energy in that %t terms.- His exertions in came into his comp'vX'' prepared to; the arduous labors of Mexican war, were indefatigable. With the aid of but two other officers he succeeded so per- fectly in drilling the seventy-one raw men who bad come into his hands only two months before, that on the 24th of September they sailed from West Point, reported by General Totten "as iu a state of admirable discipline During the war this company was re- duced to forty-five effective men and two of whom was HB is repeatedly mentioned in connec- tion with the corps as exhibiting consnm mate patience and ability. His company never once lost its discipline, and per- formed some of the most toilsome duties of the war under -very trying circamstan ces. General Totten makes especial mention of tht labors performed by Me Clellan before Vera Cruz. He speaks of him as "animating his corps by his own devotion and of "the unsurpassed intelligence and zeal with which he took bis share in the direction of the siege." At Contreras, McClellan was selected with another engineer to reconnoitre the strong breastworks of tbe enemy. They bad their horses shot under them, and barely escaped capture by Mexican pickets. When the action commenced McClellan was with Magrader's battery. While it was still doing splendid service, its commander, Callender, was wounded. McClellan immediately took command of it, and managed it until it was entire- ly disabled, with such success as to sus- tain all its previous reputation. al Twiergs immediately presented his name for promotion to General Scott, and, after showing consummate bravery in the action of Cburubusco, which took place next day, be was brevetted first lieutenant. In the next battle, Molino del Rey, his behavior was so gallant that he was elevated to a captaincy. He de- clined to receive it, and continued lieu- tenant on the day of Chapnltepec, when General Scott mentions him as "winning the admiration of all about him." He was the first to enter the Alameda with a company which he commanded, aod during the day_of tbe assault repulsed a body of Mexicans greatly outnumbering his own corps, with a loss of twenty to the enemy. He continued in active service from the commencement of his company's or- ganization until General Scott occupied ihe city of Mexico. He returned from the war with the raak of captain and the command of tbe company, now greatly snpmented, of sappers, miners, and pon- toniers. Between 1848 and 1851 he translated from the French a manual of bayonet exercise, which has become tbe text book of the army. In 1851 he snperintended the construc- tion of Fort Delaware. In 1852 be ex- plored tbe Red River, nnder Captain Marcey, nnd surveyed the harbors nnd rivers of Texas as senior enpineer on the staff of General Persifer Smith. In 1853 McClellnn was employed on the survey to ascertain the best rente for a railroad between tbe Mississippi and the in the exploration of the! forty-fevemh and forty-ninth parallels of north latitude. His report gained the commendation of Jtff if, then Sec-i retary of War. For three ye-ars more >fcCHlnn was j vtry variously employed After execat- ME a secret s-rrice cc'intniKsion in the W-M -ted rcr-e-ivir tr a commission in the United Stntos Cavnlrr, he K-RS ap- pointed one of fi miii'nry of thre-e officers to proceed to the Crimes snd Northern for observation on the conflict tbcr. existing, end hie report on The of Enropenn Ar i find the- Operations of th"" if M by Brmy officers a raoM j army, the peaceful condition of the coun- try seeming to demand his services no longer, to take a place in the manage- ment of the Illinois Central Railroad as its vice-president and chief-engineer. After three years of work upon that road be became general superintendent of the Ohio and Mississippi line. He was act- ing on that post when the rebellion broke out. Governor Curtiti, of Pennsylvania, applied to him to undertake the organi- zation of the volunteer forces of tbat state; but he had previously accepted a similar offer from .Ohio. In the assembling of the forces of the latter state, and in plac- ing them upon an efficient war footing, he exhibited so much of that determina- tion and orieinality which had character- ized his former services in Mexico, that he was appointed Major-General in the United States army, with the command of a department, which included Ohio and Western Virginia Since that time his record is not is the pre- sent. General McClellan married within the last two or three years, a daughter of Captain Marcy, under whom he made his Red River Y. Post. The Balance of Im- ports, Specie and Manufactures, The resumption of the export of spe- cie from England to the United States occasions much remark among Briiish financiert at this time, in consequence of the rapidly diminishing stock of bullion in bank in London and Paris, and the in- creasingly uneasy tone in financial circles So long as our gold flowed over to Eu- rope in millions it was considered as the natural and healthy condition of com- merce, regardless of the depleting pro- cess toward ns, of the frequently recur- ring revulsions and of tbe financial and .commercial prostration inevitably result- ing. But no sooner do the tables turn, and England and France suffer from ;he exportation of specie to pay heavy, trade balances, than tbe London press begins to see the inconvenience of such a thing. Well may they consider this spectacle as hardly less extraordinary than the in- ternecine war now raging here, for it is new both to ns and totally un- expected as to amaze everybody. How long it is likely to continue is the prob- lem. If it should last three years the ef- fect will be prodigious. In that space of time the English and French manufac- turers would be sorely tried, the wealth of both countries enormously reduced, and the agriculture, manufactures and general wealth of tbe United States in- creased beyond all precedent. The idea of the London Times that this country is likely to be ruined because we have a war raging and have lost the cotton trade is merely not solid. We were not the owners of the cotton. It belonged primarily to the south, which has seceded and altbongb a portion of it was shipped through northern ports, we did not own it, except in such coses as we bought and paid for it. The free States cannot be held to have lost what they never owned. Most of the cotton was shipped from the sonth direct to Europe. What came north was chiefly for consumption here, and that which was not we were merely the carriers for. English financiers and merchants have generally controlled the cotton crop of the south. When these things are borne in mind the great phenomenon now visible in commerce will appear less strange, and the prospect of ruin very re- mote. Our provision crops are our own, grown on our own lands. When we sell them to foreign nations the money goes into our own pockets. Moreover, they have been relieved of 'he southern demand and furnished with a European demand, whence arises the necessity for paying as in specie because of the falling off in foreign imports. When during the long reign of pence we imported extrava- gantly from Europe, and exported cdton and tobacco to pay for it, those crops not being the property of the free States, there was a continual bnlance against ns which we had to meet by a steady and ruinous drain of specie. While the sonth consumed vnst quantities of European and northern poods, it was well able lo do so because, being a flourishing agri- cultural country, it bad exports more than sufficient to pay all its Hence the New Orleans banks jad relatively more specie than any others in the Union. They represented fairly tbe actual strength of the cotton States in a business point of view. The free States, while irnporiinjr near- ly the whole bulk of foreipu supplies and consuming, the greater part (hecr-elves, yet exported iheir own product-, only to a United extent. All this-bos ii'.drrfrotie a cbanpe Southern crops no ger acces'inle to us for mid wiii1 we now send abroad coiii'T-e o-ir own latter ra-'r c much re- duced in price by the loss of U e southern deroand, and the preat increase in our crops, our merchant? art- stimulated to etipatc in a cram exportation, is without parallel; encouraprd, ioo, ibe failnie of tb? French arid English is a matter for serious deliberation. At yet we see no indications of a general re- vival of the foreign import trade. It may come next spring or full as the nat- tiral result of incrensing wealth and pros- perity in the free States, but only to a limited extent and to supply our own wants It must be borue in mind that the whole amount of foreign goods we have heretofore sold to the south is now cut off, and that at the same time uur own factories, no longer engaged in making goods for the southern market, are to a far greater extent at liberty to supply our own. The capital invested in these factories cannot be suffered to lie idle and therefore, adapting itself to the emergency, it has prepared to pro- duce goods suitable for the north and west rather than the south. Then, too, the Merrill tariffhns afforded so much encouragement to domestic i-idustry tbat the prospect for our own mannfacuirers improves constantly, while that fur the foreign manufacturer decreases propor- tionally. If foreign imports thus rule low, tbe balance of trade will be heavily in our favor in case our exports of breadstuffs and provisions should continue to be large. Our English cotemporaries say that the European demand is exaspera- ted, and that at ihe worst il can only be temporary. Supposing this to be true, tbe reduction of our exports would bring down prices here to scch an extent as to enable our merchants to ship grain and flour to Europe ndvantupeously, and compete with al! other producers in that market This is the grand test. Pro- vided we can supply the foreign demand for bread at lower rates than others do, we cuii always be sure of customers. F''om these fads il appears ihat the presenl extraordinary c >ndition of our trade does "not depend, as the London Times believes, upon a forced prosperity arising from the expenditure of vast sums of money for war purposes, but from circumstances totally independent thereof, and arising from the peculiar na ture of the crisis. If the expenditures were to cease to-morrow, that even conld not affect the balance of Indeed, if it had any effect whatever, i would be favorable to ns, because the great number of factories now enpaget in work for the war would then devote their energies and capital to the ordinary avocations of peace. As regards tbe stock of specie, con- sidered as the basis of trade and the representative of wealth, it mast be borne in mind the current of commerce being in our favor, this stock of specie increases steadily, and with it the solid and enduring wealth of the Moreover, before this war, gold, being one of the principal products of th country, just like iron, coal and lead.con- stituted a large item of export to meet the deficiencies in our foreign commerce. But since these deficiencies have ceased to exist, our gold product is no longer ex- ported, and for nine months past all the treasure sent hither frora the mines of Cal- ifornia, Nevada, Colorado, Oregon and Washington has remained with us, aug- menting oar wealth. ID this way our banks are becoming sounder, their specie lesources increasing, snd the currency of the country improving. We have im- ported from Europe about thirty millions of dollars in specie, and from anr own gold mines about fifty millions, so that our gain is about eighty millions of dol- lars. From the whole of the gold regions we have such extraordinary reports of new discoveries that a general rush thitberwird and an immense overland emigration is expected next season. We may, therefore, reasonably look for a large increase of our product of gold, and hence of our wealth. It has been supposed that the war would pot an ei.d to foreign immigration; but if the Amer- ican trade be lost to Europe to the ex- tent that it has been this seassn, there must arise next year a clnmor for brcnd from the unemployed operatives of Great Britain, France and Germany, and the revival of the preat rosb to America On the whole we consider tbe present commercial and financial condition of the country perfectly sound and reliable, and likely to co'ilinue. If government will initiate a comprehensive system of finaHce by which the national revenues will be equal to our present preat expenditures withoa: a recourse to loans, there need be no fears for the hilure. It is to fore, that Coi press should at its eiisump session direct its tamest attention Il'-v- enues must be provided sufficient in nmonni lo ceet our Amcr. Singular Disturbance in Russia. The Emperor of Russia has his bands fully occupied at present, and there is no prospect of his reposing on a bud of ro- ses during the approaching winter sea- son. Poland is in a state of many of the churches hsive been olosed by the Romish clergy, in consequence of their beinjr desecrated by the soldiery and the people are gloomily awaiting in omi- nous silence an opportunity to strike for national freedom. Then again the serfs and the nobles are jarring with each other, and the good intentions of tbe monarch in the decree of emancipation fail of being realized. Another element of confusion has ap- peared, and one which bids fair to en- danger tbe peace of the country, and to involve a large number of the yonth of Russia in serious trouble. The Univer- sity of St. Petersburgh has been closed, a number of the students have been ar- rested the commotion connected with Ihcse proceedings has extended to Ka- zan, nnd it is probable tbat at this pres- ent time University education is suspend- ed all over the Russian empire. Tha Universities of Russia have been founded by the Government.and the "ost of supporting thp Professors and sus- taining the operntionVjf these institutions was defrayed from the ImperialTreasnry. The students contributed almost nothing in the way of fees.and hence a large body of youth found their way into the classes from families whose means would not have enabled them to defray the cost of academic education. It seems that for several years past the great desire of the Russian Government has been, by means of University training, to produce a race of educated young men of con- servative views, in the same manner as Oxford and Cambridge have moulded ihe yonth of Englaufl. It was known in Russia that the English Universities had up as democratic institutions, that the Government seldom interfered with them, that tbeir management lay in the hands of the members j and that, for generations graduates.ns a body, were fumed for their conservative -views Youug men from all parts of the king- dom and from different classes of societv, with widely d'vergent views and varied traininp, entered Ihe halls on the banks of the Isis and the Cam nnd yet tbe result was always the same. The Russian Government then believed that all tbat was necessary to accomplish was to erect the building, endow chairs for the presi- dency of learned men, and collect the students', consequence of the ben- efits which the Government conferred on them, and which they could not fail to appreciate, would, it was anticipated, turn out models of loyalty and filial gratitude. It appears, however, tbat the result has been altogether different. The stu- dents have brought all the impulsiveness of yonth with them into their class rooms. In tbeir intercourse they have freely dis- cussed the leading questions of the day, in conncctiou with serfdom, Poland, and other exciting subjects, and their deci- sions have been such as to indicate a tendency to ultraism which tbe Govern- ment is uot prepared to sanction In these circumstances, tbe Emperor adopt- ed tbe course of imposing a moderate fee to be paid for tuition, and although the amount was forty dollars per the arranpement excluded a large number who were una- ble to procare such a sura. A particu- lar dress, of a semi military cut, had also been worn by the studen's, and this uni- form they were called to Forthwith a storm arose and raged with jrreat fury amonp the They had not the liberty of meeting in a public assembly to criticise the conduct of the Government, yet they violated the law and met. The character of tbeir proceedinrs mny be easily The chief officer of the University at St Petershnrph is, it seems, an admiral, who had distinguished himself on the China estate is felt to be Becufe.will that attach ment to national institutions be displayed by the youth of the ire which it. is ihe desire of the Empeior to foster.- with discontented nobles, serf's unsettled in a transition state, and contending with the former lords; with tbe youth of the land in fiery ebullition, nnd Poles prepared for insurrection, ihe Autocral of all ibe Russias may join with tbe care-worn monarch, and say Uneiisy lies the head that a crown Inquirer. [From Hie Knral New Vurker FLOATING AWAY. THE leaves are afloat on the river This snuny autumnal day, Now gliding, now tossed by the wavelets, Or down in the eddies at play. There are some that are crimson in beauty, There are some that are faded and old Yot alike are they all passing onward As fast as the moments are told. Tlins adown Life's magical river Our bark.s forever and aye, Like those leavea of the chill frosty Au- tumns, Are floating and gliding away. For time is the fast-flowing river, And the waves are the hours of the day; They are crnelly drifting ns onwaid, are floating forever away. They aredriftine us down to the ocean, To Eternity's fathomless sea, And my heart thrills with strange, dread emotion, While I dream what the future may be. Shall our barks ,in some moment unguarded, If 'neathadark storm-cloud we're tost, Be o'ercast by the waves of temptation, And we and our frail barks be lost f Or shall we glide safe to the harbor, And enter the haven of rest, And with Life's toilsome voyage all over, Find a home in the realm of the blest' Greenfield, Penn., 1SC1. IKVISE. When a conflict has occurred it is some times getitTously conceded that tbev fought like ttild beasts." Ilullm-' well peppered" report of the fltureof the New Orleans squadron, the story of ihe attack on avcs at Santa Rosa speciuu'M- of the embellishments which the South side annals of tbe war. T1 again reliable friends" ever aud u: start up in various cnf.on cities, "just arrived" from Bohtoii, New Ym or Philadelphia, with stories of Ihut are truly appalling." AccorUii to some of these veracious reporters t ihe Savannah Republican, the manufm. turiiig districts are raving for emploi mem, the poor throng the thoroughfart in frenzied the shops and pla- ces of business in New York city nearly all trade is utterly stag- and it is a common thing to eeu well dressed young meu iu the streets begging bread." But the high sublime of deep ab- surd'' is attained iu a recent announce- ment by a Richmond editor that he is "credibly informed of Lincoln's purpose to issue a proclamation of divorce be- tween all Secession husbands with Union wives, or Union husbands with Secession wives, and that henceforth all marriage contracts with Secessionists shall be con- sidered null and void." This is a sweetly suggestive pnragraj h What a felicitous prospect fur restive Benedicts and their pining encumbran- ces, ifii were but true All other fic- tions might be pardoned, al! fraUrnal peccadilloes wii.ked at, if this dear, do- mestic enfranchisement were politically, and chilly, and socially assured. With what haste would the incompatables" fly to Secession ir Unionists, and Union ism if or anywhere, for the sake of blessing, n.e while, the benihYeiit manship jvbicft rested its luver on matrimonial manacles. It might be belter for the South i! thebe Kliitering absurdilies were truths. Tbe enemy they picture would be con- temptible to meet and easy to overcome. An army cruel yel cowardly, senseless The Inventive Genius of the Rebels. .....____ celebrated once pro- but fierce, combining the frenzy of lunat- ics wiih the imbecility of idiots, fighting station, and next to him is a military claimed, as a triumph of the culinary art, tbat be had invented a sauce which wonld make a man experience nothing but de- light in eating his own grandfather. We our Southern friends on a similar sance being moral rather than material. Having sat down to a secession banquet of brothers, they have garnished it with a precious com- pound which disguises its trne nature, arid imports a hot and spicy flavor that deceives and stimulates and both those who concoct and those who j swallow it. No witch's cauldron ever seethed with more ingenious poisons than those ineffable fictions which daily black- en the pages of some of the Southern journals, aud are handed out to tbe de- luded multitude as positive truths Tbe North can no longer boast cf an exclusive monopoly of inventions. One j patent riphr, at least, belongs to the edi- I torial subjects of Kinp Cotton. Their penius forlyinp is certainly Tbe quickness of perception, the cheer- ful assurance of expression, the prompt- ness of illustration wi'h which they either improvise or premeditate a lie, and trans- mute an abstract conception into a posi- tive event, evinces a high poetic tilltn! which Slmkcspeare himself might have envied. If they adopt a small fact to s'art with, it becomes, by their artistic manipulation, so magnified, ornate, and polished, as to resemble the original no more than a Sheffield razor resembles the crude ore from which it was They have long implored and waved their handkerchiefs across the water in hopes of a responsive nod from the mapnates of Eur jpe. We only hope they will be recognized in the transparent blaze of truth, and written down in the annals of justice. We do not know whether their pcnins is encyclopediacal all tbe subjects that it touches chieftain occupying n position somewhat similar to the Tice-Clmncellor of an En- i University, and he had been eqnal- v noted for bis services in the Caucasus. They were obliged to move, at.d such men generally move with promptitude find vigor. Accordingly, tbe youths >vcre requested to send a deputaiion to xprcss iheir desires. A deputaiion was appointed, nnd as soon as thev present- d themselves to the authorities they were arrested and thrown into PiiuHy, the doors of the University were closed, and !he commotion spreading to and to other public schools, a crop-sand tbe rapid prow.h of nopn'.ation fiofpv tn O'hrr thinps be- in Europe. Under tbf-e our I !nP lhe firci wcrc of hrendsiuffs hare nwoilcn >o lhc ln dehaie. companion, nnd ID be rcdcrncd io ibe export1? of hrendstuffs enormously, while at the imports of Joreipn pood' fallen to very low fipnres in consequence of the low of tbe s-onthero irneJe, the of roof, of the boosts entrsfre-d in it the inability of the free State-' to bay as lorp'ly as heretofore for their own con- fun p' ion Wbeilitr will change I similar course adop'ed, and thus, for INTI.UF.VCE OF NEWSPAPERS i the time beimr. University education has is the Mim that is n-quired patronize n been suspended in Russia ni.rl ann-ly :s itu The E-nperor has overlooked the fact i.itmn tni-n -In and un-j [nnl Enplund tbe Universities have t.lcts. It made lhc alumni the conservatives ts fill a with- Hhich thc worrd knows the English nut IMIO so-Dethit.c that is fnow themselves to be. the subscription price. Every j They enter with'the spirit of conservat- son is from home at ism deeply seated tn their Whcth- er they ore the sons ef noblemen, of rncr- chants, or of country gentlemen of laed- ed property, they all feel that they have 1 a Flake in the country, and accordinely thfy n- th" of ii'itil n ro d- I I supply him with a piper I remember what o rn.irktd dif- fersnee there was hetwern those of my I school mates who had, and who had not hare uroilcn 'acl 'n de-hale, companion, fame time oor TVrfo GF.NT.RAI. SHOEPP, who the rational forces at the- battle of Wild Cat Camp, (Kv is Hnntrarai, and forme-rlj a "n the PuteM where Holt, f.ioner h" fliirnci'-ej the stttnii ihifi! gTitit mar; of Mr the of i aie treated without partiality or distinc- we have specially noted the candor, intelligence, and tact of their statements reparding tbe Union troops and the general state of affairs in the loyal States. In the first place, the "Lincolnites" or as the ad- herents to the Government are sarcasii-1 cally yclept, are "mercenary j "debased "brutal j and "only fit to serve the true masters and real rulers of this who, of course, are the subjects of Jeff, i Davis The only ohject of the war is tbe "universal emancipation of the slaves" philanthropy for the debased and incidentally the allitera- live love of "beanty and booty Whcr- j ever the Union forces move, they mark their route with "deplorable excitinp thereby the indignation of nil peacffn! or neutral citizens, and nrousinp hatred npainst the Government. It is snrprisir-g that any army FO corrupt should brine together, for tbose of its i members fortunate to be taken prisoners, invariably Uglify to their "weariness st'd dicptisi" of the service, their "dcte-stnlioD" of their officers, ai-.d "contempt" for this tion From the f-ame "iiiicHireiit" eonrces, we !rnrneid a few months since, via the- Richmond papers, that Prrsielent i Lincoln wn.s "befts'ly drnnk" of the time, up in the White: lions" nridcr the- of two or three hindred me-n.nrid iSs; whrntr-r Co-l" derate- ar'ny was hourly cxperte-d tit Wpshinp'on. hn sf-vticbt reiHirc IT brft i firs nt'cok tbr'hlfrrtj, T" -V i for fanaticism and not for principle, for personal gain and not for national honor, would readily fly before a brave host, armed and fortified by a steadfast pur- pose. But they have no such antapon- isls 10 deal wiih. The multitudes who are enrolled in tbis latest and most glo- rious Cru.'aile have conceuirated iheir highest entrpies and bent their dear'.-: hopes on ihe preservation of iht-Go'.- erninen- according lo lhc Constitution. Loving tbur country, and their who.e coun'iy, they stand reudy to renounce1 personal and life In this cau-e. They seek neither revenge nor plunder, nor interference wiih any eslablished ripht or insiitution. They go forth lo save the Uwion from its foes, and to protect it, if need be.even from mistaken friends. Tbe bulwarks of power, moral and them, and vast resources await their command Therefore, insult will not harm them and they can well afford to smile at tbe false- hoods whose puerile malace only reacts on the narrators Clipper. SQUIBS FROM YANITY FAIR. for Military shonld ihe wiiterinp places furnish tbe most men for the Aroij 1 Because every oue goes thut to Recruit. John Bull, an eye tc Se-ward. Too Modest Savannah (Ga pa- per says that ihe secession leaders are true as steel. That is too modest half. They far surpass af Stealers. A Regiment of JWic York Land- thinks a repiment of Moun- ted Hotel Keepers would be very efti cient they're so fierce iu thei Charts! Belli- ittncli be well Rebels. AFFECTING SCF.XF. said a yonnp horticulturist to bis love one evening, "if yon conld only see my Isabella How each day she developes new beautiful! Hanping over me so honey so sweet lo the taste Angelina suddenly fell to the floor like a fla'-iroii Villniii she cried, "von love ar- "ther and swooned awav Oh, I hnve killed exclaimtri the yonnp horticulturist, jumping up ar u wrinpii'p his Oh, You mnstn't for tbe world, didn't mean only meni.t grapevine An- gelina recovered OIT. brd-room.s, nre too of'en fit nn'y to die in Tbe br-st Brf o' and affii- ent. whicli ore carefully to these come those of thc cabins ara ruder inch or tnr of "scirc" betwten lite chiUicev and en cks on eve-y ;he s'ar.s may be se-e-ri _ oof, cr.d r.i.TVef'he rwrfd'e eludes fir? lodirfd. wish no other (or tbe impress n-id of air, hot tbe Joorf. and wir.eiofrs, are hor.'iblc le'-'.hi of rarely a dow, n-jV-i by beat, fit very fe-w nre- carefnl e-re-n to 'en-c the- rf-.r.r To Of-roin a tijrM, Ici 1 oj-pv-m, ro epervjr? t Mr. n NEWSPAPER! ;