Des Moines Iowa State Register, June 24, 1863

Des Moines Iowa State Register

June 24, 1863

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Des Moines Iowa State Register (Newspaper) - June 24, 1863, Des Moines, Iowa Cjr State f tatr V. W. PALM EM. mid. iwei, H.M RATES OF I MO. 1X0. SKO. 11 the tot 'Book aVtf Job Two 4.00 15.CC 1 Threr 8.00 10.00 K.JO C01TSTITD-TION- THIE T71TI IT, Ji. THE OKCEMIEISrT OIF1 TH-S la city. of best fercar; iMttr CrtMsa.' KW ArIII. NO. 21. CITY OF DES MOINES, WEDN ESDAY JUNE 24. 1863. WHOLE NO. j was adoiittd: Stone 178, Caldwdl 20. for our "Southern brethern" as theystyltdj A correspondent of the Ufoeagv TELEGRAPH. Fortbt Moraine s it Ba-brc, A A L Firm Warren 320, Sells S 18, tlie rcU-b. I have not heard whether the] Slone 81S- Caltlwell IS. 0. M. Dodse 2. lave aduiurd aplatform or not, but the aspect vf the atait ol affairs in portions tfcW tin TJtlr'I of 31CA EXCLCUVXLT FOR TBE SKiUISH. 11 e of the Contention you wit! "SCOn WBAHAI." Htu. who plow vvttr E nolle O'ti joar Tbrudure H u W I- Warren 333, Sells 183 Stone 252, Caldwell 15, Crocker before this reaches you. The attend ancfc was quite large, there being it, lufilcieni tn show the fiendish their determination to sustain tbe AdmlnEs-is- of the traitors of Southern Illinois, i Irwicm in lawful and conaiitutiocal ACT Ia prOTiit for lift of >ropenr tti ikt pretcntloo of fnndj la io-Murrctfotarj wiUlin tbe correapondenl states tLu Gen. Corcoran Mtlcudr. H w II SEVESTII Wamn 3J 1, H8. ten to fifteen thousand prestnL This savt there Ia as complete a ,i_v It t the in the direetioa of Blai-kwater. Thtr Bwur, each of terror in coDutr hsthere fcitrat, coBternin Is ibtll tot General JtnkJDS is al Franklin vilh Seiic jonrmord. or brlug joui c n 1 ElGHTil Warren 37C, Sells 11, will UuuU be greatly by was io any slave State, tbat il iiap rtatilt nf the entire he ihxll ttoa time to time at. W a lorce. It M snrmiaed lhat oar trr-ops 0 Clirke. Ji U Usr. A 11 A UMO- Stone 393, Cafclwtll 7. j Copjitrheaf) organs tbe and For land thit bore jou. Am reit-nv 1 Much confusion having occurml Mti Enquirer for loilance; lhe Jailer c'Jta or Territory CiteK, tad ibe aiifta o c 1 of deltgaitons from i was cried through tbt streets inriCl S'ates wbere rebi'HDn esUia, the Uvfsl at the Called link the huilUc tunic b Wbccter. I> tt SamntH'Utk. D camiiuate sou auouier to stime, a tuo- hv the newsboys as Vallandigham's tbev tltirlEDlfcd IO "H fiom 111 tardred Prarlded. Hat and bccd unr tut He J T T W J was nfTcred mnd carried that there was no disturbance; and did not get a force ssrong tnoagh ''cch mea. The regiments of thai diy aa- W Kmctdj. Dr Bndr.CR Uc.t. J muh of ibis balloting might another one interfered with interrupted completely sfjut-lcb law ntssutss and msuo- rtsls te made -Btaide lheUots to bled a 8 .this mornioe. A Ittae B tardy Undtut-n, hearty JQD Me rour utd Floated by ihe three broad bsn, And Cutd bioodid U Ttiuple, R U McQMbita, of candidates A clear majority .however, bttvine been cast for Col. Sross, lie with (hem, for they had the fullest of would pay tbeior- jwf 1BSSmucb. however, aa the l i i 'i i r i f "istituiion liftlt makts no diUunr cr of war. SEC. S. That iajpsn of Uw or leceired or eofletttd YfiRfi, Jnae 18. The Baliimore American of Monday sa.yi by joar totct. Spring, lika htuodhunnds, it joor tbroati Cordft-stUkCArd. M Tattle ud S Sojti-3. B V arose in Convention, and in one of the happiest speeches of his life, f hamefully abuse it The soldieis were kept clostly iu camp, none being allowed the lath Imuois, bf-en in the service of arrtats com plain td oi can or sheets Ojff 09 dne spf lid ttrciloii ttirsof. to obtain n tn following effect An attack was made on Satorday morning With DO traitor their 110 bero ought Wbile be tif fliebt. By no Be held back front flgbt Reuben NoUe. J O Crotbj-. T Woodward, Jdmn Schrotdtr, Thutau Jacob D C Biker. O W Crecrj. W Drnm mood. Juha Oaibfr, J A Cnni-t-iJ WHTotlitlL JC G P Inyown, Z W BattcrfitSd. H C Victoa-T. J B Glenn, J Hamlllnn, J Haley. A to make the nomination of his successful competitor unanimous, which was responded to by cheer upon cheer, which made the building fairly tremble. Col. STO.NE was then called for, and into town. A large police force was detailed, and I am glad lo say all passed of notwithstanding the report that many present were armed, and J, myself saw the handle of an ugly looking dirk sonie mra role up in frool of to house j lher lbe jlradine as tel r d of proptrtj riuH he a: eaction io ihr bidder, and thereof shall be StcTa. And bs Ttot "lie Sec-tetArr of its Treworr require the specid appoialtd ccder ihii act to girt bead, will tbd to reqaire Ihr of a small of oar men st PerrvvHic under Gen. lIcReynoItte, of which the 1st MA, ryland a iiart. They fell batt superior numbers, joined Gen. iliiroj at Winchester after a sharp engafftnieai rf which resells are Dukaowa. .At the same time Winchester was attacked la fioat from Like whirlwind f n Iu eoctie. ShilJ ayaia rebel force, foot or's U DnVe. Wra Qnlglei. J Ilojw-9. Z A Wellnuo, M Oartctiora. J S Wnlcotl, A SBIilr-14. V forward and briefly addressed the Convention, accepting the nomination, and passed on the street. Next week the Union men, without respect to party, will hold eaid thev were Iowa to i 5nPPess rebellion as book or vi ttcoont to be kept, by a force reported to 'be natter coDimand of Ewell, sntceasor of Sismetcalt Jackson. Tbe troore thai made ihe muck ttiffiSSSSSSFSi fly tU Lortf llotttf VltA Lord of we Belli. KM bU Freedom, Srikt for UUK. md his all mfclil Shall Victory crown loral brows, alive cr dead, Copperhead. ind. in bloody tattle, tread rebellion down 7ilt of In boara like this Tit licariOt'B twitor kls> Tti tbe Old Ijrahcn, H C Hipwj, I! Moialn, Jona ihin Swallow, Cote K O Haaifidd, Jno P Ftnlt T, Jute Ctiwforf. fraetla W to S Shepherd -6. J Geo Hone ton, T J C'ut DonJjim, Jno O Footc.A A Uelibajre, H ileiie Wm Lammc, J II Vlrgio-il. Dshaqnc-B C J T Jtrittt. I B Iltcion. B R R E GraTM. J 11 Thump-on f C Gil man, J E Ota Crane, S I' i-remonl-J M Piddoek, G B Uiilon-5. S B ZciL'ltr, M acGLitiiirj. B Swtaiin J D 1, FUijd-ADFHiltlfelh. Wra B KairtttW. Geo which had been placed in his bauds should not by bis agency be dishonored. The Convention tben adjourned for one hour. EVEXIKG At ihehour appointed the Cotivention re assembled, and nominated, each on the firU ballot for Lieut. Governor, Esoctt W. EASTMAX, of Hardln Co. for Judge of the Suprume Court, JOBS Convention. I should like very much to be present, hut eipect to be absent from the city. Should I be here, however, I maj ptrfwpt give you a brief account of the proceedings. Yonw trrij, L. VKT. Correspondence of the Sutc lUgUti-r. .DEAB A long time has Cheney's cooioany, and that fhey wanted Slocks to with them to tts'.ifi against someZnlghu of the Golden Oallaghtr reported what was said, but Slocks was slill suspicious The assassins compre bending the cause of Stock's hesitation, nue of the foremost stepped into the light from the door-way, remarking BE he did so to Gal lather, "you see I am all right 1 am a sol dier." and he was clad in the full uniform nf United Stales soldier. At this Stocks rose from his seal and SIIKH! ophite the may rtstrain tbe enticing men oat o ibe army as where they would prevent mutiny in the army; and 'equally at all places where ihev will conduce to j public safety as ajwDst the dangers of rebei-! liun or invasion, like the particular case mentions! by the meeting. It Is asserted, in sub-Stance, that Mr. V, was, by a mllitarr commander, seized and tried fur no other" reason :ban words addressed to a public meeting in criticism of the course ol' tbe Administration, and In condemnation oi toe military ioj eliidioj to hare the oimer o reb-HJon, prefer hla to proreeds Uierenf theCcon of dsjmj; aad oa proof io the txttefte-tiae of sdid conn of of slid proper of his rs-fci to tie of 2Ej psirtaie Biosey wbJrii as] bite paid, trttb the eipenw of ince-poratEoo sod sale of p.-opertr. icdsnj olier liwfn! eipenies lueudins diipoildon tiexcof. Sic. 4.- be it fcriitr That all prop enj eorala- Into asj of its United not in icsarreetiaa as Irota within Perryrille axe reported lo be under command of Gen. Trimble, i third force afiar this eacoanieT are said to have, ckinuietl a cf oar mtmst Bunker Hill, and, then moved Al fonr P, M. ycsttiday IOCT demanded the sarrcadgr of Itaninsb'ars giving 45minnte3 the wnaieti and children to leave town. Gen. Tyler who eommaods at Jfarilnslran? rtrhsed to sarrra-der and artillery fight ensued- At seven and a quarter o'clock last cisht the wires Tvtjre broken between Harper's Ferry and Man in s-btirg and what occurred afler that Is OQ- of Scott 1 wrote vou anvthinc about the thus several nf Lei him mint-mi mo ran I to ttef jaat caaiilrjenf, Join oar Union itaffut April t5, ISO. Jans PKBTOST THE "CttFJPEKHHABS." TliereU reptile io tbe L D i Sedj, C UadtD, J F Blitr, J AV S Walton. J C S. L HBTTCJ, S Khis, tfeurj Furd-3. S It C K 5. J D Hooter, J St Scott El'ardse, A Hildreth of Floyd Co., from the Committee on Resolutions, then submitted the following report. KESOLUT10SS. We, a Contention of represents! !TCS ot torsi People of the State of under the of the Stale, doings of ourregimenl; reason for this silence is that 1 have nothing to communicate that would interest your readers. Our ra! consequence, is inactive. Eirof ourcom-panies are here, and theremaining fourare outside fired, their balls culling off one or Iwo of hia tinst-rs, and entering his h-tdv Poor Stocks Ml "dead. His wife rushed out of the open and ran to a neighbor's house, while Gallagher ran into cliised the door, and blew out IUK lights. But the fiends had not yet KHiiScd their whole truth, if theru was no olber reason fur the arrest, then I concede the arrest was wrong; but the arrest, as I understand, was made foravery dffcrent reason. Jlr.Yallan-dybem avows bis hfetility to Ihe war on the pan of the Union, and his arrett was made because be was with srme effect eJesrsace br pr.iper officer of tie Treaiury DtpirUDeci. iiul! b? to the of ths Goreniaerit of thi ice proceed in-j for eoadcccuiao aid siie of mj :ach br and caadnctol cadrr dlreKiaa of lha Swrrtirt of ihe Trcwarr, in the node preseribwl by the tl-bij-nlnUi iod action} of ihfe act of rseond, htadrrf tad atcett ainr, tntit'rf As ad to morniitjE. Mflroy repulsed Swell oh "Saliirday amlaijil bft could iiold nnt until him. It unable to sustain his position he would have tn GUI back oo ibe rond to Riimney, ES Fferrv and mads are in possession of ihe ene- A nolrao. D U Chue. J cxpresEiif u of the which rtnl! Tlieearied thing a Q Editirdi. F While. J Lnisddtr. J nl action, do declare: 1. Thst wlsen osr framed cur of garrison life, and during these said. Borne were in favor of desertion from the armv, and to bj cr ihroagii waod sneh property thill So damage doer Baltimore and Ohio It envleth io tbe Council Home, And twlneth round tbe chair of Mate, And when tbe of Freedom fill IU eif grow lurid to tbeir hiU> l RTieio'crns rollelh tea, mourn! eg sore tbe patriot S Pickle. L G Piliner-M. John Kihelmifl. Dr JL MeClnre. Col A B Porter T Whiting, J 11 S M VYUe. A Chandler. Charles Berck and Q ff i Ida-Peler 1. O Steighter, sod founded thereon He pah] lean form of Government, t her tn (ended to and did grant to that CoTtrameut fall to snEUin tic "Thst whenever the life of the Ii either by Inn. Ion rebellion, the Constitution j otti flee Uie ul sU koown to civilireil warfare in resbting times 1 have not thought that I could interest anybody by chronicling anything that lias transpired in this neck of woods.' I was yesterday surprised when I received the ever-welcome Register, lo read an saving thev had done enough for ont: time, but the majoritv, said; "No we won't go home till we have the other d d son of a h b." Thev went rount to tbe back aide of the hnuse to" small window, and were prepanng to force it in, io suppress it He was not arrestet! because he was damaging the jiolitica! pros-pectsof of ihe Adminfiraiion or the peisona] interests of the commanding General, but because he was endangerins the armv, shoi! be jcdrtd zci-ij cf s abdeaeoaor. snd on conrlalan lli-rEof shlli be Sntii ia say for any tiuie not one ot both. the diwiiia of ifcc eoBrL Asdthe Sues, penalties. g nsd or rcaiued in mode prescribed h; tbe on line are eipcstsJ toicnjiltire. cordingio orders 70 locumorives" and 1200 cars were brought u> Baltimore No trains will be run beyond Harper's Ftrry for the present. iiaith tadi hitefnl ''Cupper head." And Seceiilon'i tmmpe! t eiane, Wtb words Of and epscloaa art, WlthlussDe of call and venomous fas, tear their toncirj'a bleeding hnrt t WbciyonszwItM mourn their eUlu, Ant orphaned children err for bread, With bloodle: thin tbose of Cain Ixiid langbs the flendiih Colled ic the Editorial chair rttvndity herself ne'er bred ibe that crowd the air poleoatd pen of Whri Northern blond aoiks well tbe tod, foul trctcberr rebeb cila A rlrtory o'er the of God, Wifth circlet ine broad Esnti with Wnw wroce and clpat In their And Treason o'er onr cancer trcadi, Sbiut, Uagb and dance the "Coppithftid( I" With of firel both day and nlcbt, watdt well tbb new uDcrcaL Bemembei-! all TOO bald at right ot a "Vigilance Eternal i" And vbllr the Cubing Norlbtrn iteel OlO. W. RfpBBIlrjD Stilt The Republican State Convention for the nomination of candidates Tor Governor, Lieut. Governor, and Judge of the Supreme Court, assembled yesterday morning at 10 o'clock At Sherman Hnll in tlife City. Hon. JAMES T. LAXE, nf Scott Cliairnian of the State Central Committee, called the Convention to order, and upon bis motion, Major ED. Wnioirr of CedarCo., was chosen temporary PlWidcnL Mr. npon taking the Chair, was loudly applauded, and after a few eloquent remarks, ia which he pledged the vole of the Aniiy for the nominees of the called uponRev. B.Swcarin-gen of Payette to open the lloptitk. J SbcffletuD. JotcpL Ball C S Clarke Vtn Lone. M Flowers. A F Rat O Pancoaw W Moorman, W Jaokin. J 11 16 Z C SC L Worrit, Geo J Boat. E Clark, UD McK.r.S E Palnc, Cf Lovelace, J 1 Conllw.JtsDon-li" TM Baoborj. S F BJ5ter. Led Smith-U. J tt nansock, Oliver W S Eddj, J A Ftllows 17 Joart-J H UcBjatnin. John ItaiKll. I TVHlard, H ilewftit. AB Mat-Tin, W G Dimmond, M BrlpKf WmMSkinoer. J A BroDwin, O Whitmore J 11 t'altrartb, (J Harker, JSHei, 11 D Smith, T J II II Rockfeller, A Y Pace no Ilaasoa, J G J W lauls H J P Bealtr, IVm Dovler, H S j! F TalbotL G Clammer A Uamcner. J McCltwr. S It Asblej. E VWilthclI G 11 Shearer- 13. Lino-Juhiiiton Elliott, J B Toonp. f Ilnrnphrej, J P Conlier. A H Neldiit. Iloeet W T I KicV J G Dtreoport, Robt Yoooc. Wm Ilunlet. C SI 11 II dtahle, D M Smfii I S JlcClare, Ilobt Holmei. Charles Wewe. John Crawforf-iS S D Wheeler, E T Edlngton, A CoUiM, S B Chapman, Noble Donplst-T John Hale, Johh Ulpht, H MeCIcakia, B F Coe, Wm Bell. Dr John Lee-B S Merrlam. J A Viall. W Lelchton, J M Rernolds, J C Walker T M While, J E In "mils J W Miller E E Jaeger Philip Jelle, W C Woodworth, H Foltoa. J S YaccaBdt. J Van Joseph Bariw, A D Aldrich. J B Craae. Stewart, RH Gifmore, W f Thompson. J A 27. SadlsoE-C S WU-OH, Wm Compton. B F Mnnr, S G Ruhr, J s HniealDE, N W GirrrtUOn, E S Me-Cartr, R 3 MittheU-N A Elliott, DG Frisbie. J E Chaw. 0 P narncoa-7. Marion-Gearce Mar. A D Welherell, J H Dnnom, Wm J Hxmmocd. J C'Oocaell. J W Harp, D B on. J J Fist, A Baker, O L Abbott. J F Baldwin, Dr Kirkwood. B LonK, J Clwk. H P Scboltc-16. Morcatiae-J Car-kaddeji, D C Clond. W C L n H H nine, W H Ct.nrrn. A F De-msrctt Jacob Kaciii, Jacob Butler, W t Daris. C P Llovd 0 0 Lube Sells. Chaa Foitcr, F Eiehelbirger-19. llahaska-J A L Crookham, J W Joner, Wm Longhridge. Swazer. Bird in Ties, Jno Voorheu, Ben F lof-els, Wm S Edgar J II Frj, Wo Swiih, Swphco Lewis. David Vorein. Wm P Suo-ton. H SMntcn, M it Ilaakell. JF Smllh-lT. Dr A A liamtaj-, Ctpt. R Weitcotlt, L D Pbtnnev. G W Yooua. G VT Cromer. E M Biii W E CollJnr, Jno B Grar. J B Br. T CrsUr-lO. J B Packard, W W Mcrriti-3. Xaraimlt-Delos Arnold, J L L WTnbbj, Wm Bale, A R C Brine. E 31 Somcer. E Gillllaad-S. O B P Panaentei John H Grsr. Bryan Hattley, J n Thaiwelnllrind heart Ij endorse lhe poll CT of the and nlll lo tbe nlmoft rootinoeto etuuia the Government la gapprcijins; the Hebtllion, and lo t that objtct w; pledge Thai ihe jrrailinfle Free People is line onr In holb ind bum, for thai heroic valor br which thtv bart honoriil Q: and f csialned lhe of our eoanUy, uid we purl. 5, That we with pride shd admiration the brarerraad heroism of laws and we m their brillUnt career a hi-'totj for the Sute of latttt second to that noothcr Stile 6. Tliatweapproreortbeaaionor tbeGeaeral Aesewbij at the Slate, in enactinsalaw elvin; lo ocr bcare ;oliiltrs inthtfitldan opportnniijto vote at our electlocs. and K earner III nape ihat to tech Diotltljinsr them or Iheir rishts. 1, That this Con vent toe hereby tenders tbHon Simnel J. Etrkwood the cordial liuats ol the loj his duties, tiro tertaB te bsi held tie office of Governor of the Slate. S. Flnaiijn-e declare the preservation of the Coa-titatioD and the Union Is above and berond a] other iotercftta. and that all qneslioas of partr. o Mr. Drtiuiniond, of Clayton countv, morec the adoption of tbe following resolution: Eiiotzed, That Ibethanks of this Con vent! on fie andsreherebrtemJeredioihecitHeasorDesSloloeB t or ihe (tentrous boiplUlitT ezlendedto tbe members o." lhe On motion the Convention selected the foHotvina State Central Committee: First G. W. Edwards. Second EL W. Yocum. Third C. E. MHford. Fourth H. Ford. FiOh T. F. Withrow. Sixth J. R. Jt'eedham. Sevunth J. Buller. Eisihih Humphrev. Kinih C. A. Tenth J. A. Elliott. Eleventh J. D. Hunter. On motion, The thanks of the Convention were presented to the President and Secretaries fur the ahle discharge of their doties, On motion, the Convention adjourned dif, PROS the JfuKatine Journal, stating that our mutual friend, Capt. A. B. Miller, had been killed at Vicksuurg. I was very incredulous when I read it, uud still more so a few moments later, when the good-looking Captain entered my and gave me a grasp of the hand sugsestive of anything else than a cadaver. You em mention to your great rending public, as well as to all intertnttd parties, that Uie gallant Captain is safe ant sound, in excellent health and spirits, am good for any amount of service that may b required of him. If any tiling occurs within our jurisdiction that in our opinion would read well, I sha] not fail to jot it down and send it alone. tJDIS. Restating the Conner jptlon Act. One of the results of Copperhead doc trines, teachings and Intentions manifest a ilself yesterday in ihe examination of Mrs. Ellen McCaBertv, before United Slates Commissioner P.- on of resisting an enrolling officer in the discharge of his sworn duiv. The accused a native of the Emerald lale, but for a number of years past has resided tn this city. Shei s the wife of Patrick McCaSertv, nieht watchman for C. IL McCormick Co. It appears from the evidence, that three or four davs ago, Joel Lull, Enrolling Officer under lhe Conscription Ac% for the Seventh AVard, in the course of his duly, callet at the house where the JlcCaffenv's'live, on the comer of Polt and Halsied streets, ani not Sliding the man at home, sought from the wife the facts he desired to nmke his reeon complete, Instead ot answering the verv reasonable inquiries of the polite official, Mrs. McCafferty seized a bootjack and threatened to brain Mr. Lull on the spot, if he did not clear himself ont of the house." The officer, not desiring auy trouble, left, intending to call ueatu, when hfc hoped to find the man at home.- Accordingly, on Thursday, he again went to tbe ho use, and llrs. were heard approaching, and thev left precipitately. Stocks was a courageous and brave man and he had made himself feared bv these cowardly wretches, who, it is supposed, are every one deserters from the 123th Illinois. He had been preitv severe on some of them for abuse and insults they had given his family in. lib absence, and fnrunmwcifDuYwhip-ping three old men, last fall, two of whom were Ids relations. These old and Williams, were witnesses against tbe K. G. C. at tbe time of the expose last fall, when Allen and Duff were arrested, and some ol this same gang got them out from their bouses, on the pretest of wanting them for witnesses, and takine them to tbe woods stripped them to the skin and whipped them in a most brutal manner. Stocks had reprimanded them for this brutality, "and for this, and the otber fact, that he was a Union'man, they killed him. Ou the same night of Stocks' death, another good Union man, John Emerson, died in tbe same neighborhood, from wounds received three diys before, while out in the woods hunting his cattle. Eleven halls en-ifcrea uis one killed This is not the work of a single nor is it the result of a neighborhood Gangs of men, ten or fifteen strong, patro the Diuntry for the purpose of shootmgdown from behind trees and fences everr man who is known to be uncompromistnely for the Government; and so the matter rests. jSear-Iv all of these desperadoes belonged to the 123th Illinois, and when they deserted, which they basely did almost in k body, they took tbetr blankets, uniforms and guns with them. Tbe county, we are told, is supplied with Government blankets, and when they go. on tbeir murderous expeditions, thev put on their United States uoiforms and carry with them their stolen muskets and stolen ammunition. What shall be done with these men is the great question. They are as hostile as they can be to the Government, and they mean to give it, and those who adhere tn it" all tbe trouble they can. They do not hesitate to shoot men down in cold blood. Thev nut inn depends. He was warring upon the nulitniy, andtbisgave the military con-stituticn jurisdiction tu lay hands upon him. If Jlr, V. was not damaging the military power of the counliv, then his arrest was made on a fact which I would be glad to correct on reasonable and evidence. I understand the meeting adup-ted resolutions in fkvor of the P oppression of the rebellion by military force and bv ar-mits. Long experience has shown that armies cannot be mnintflined nnless desertion shall he punished hv the stvere ol death. The case requires, and the law "and the Uonsiliutiton sanction this, punisbmcnt. ilust I shoot a simple-minded soldier boy who detens, while I mnss not touch a hair of a wily agitator who Induces Mm to desert? This is none the less injurious when effected by getting a fatber, or brother, or friend into a public "meeting, and there working upon his feelings til] he is persnaded to write the soldier bov that he is in a bad cause, and fora weak, administration, of a contemptible Government, too weak to arrest and punish him If be shall j think that, in such a case, to silence the the bovis not only constitutional, but, withal, a great merer. After reviewing the suspension of the So-leas Jar-fciorL the President says: "And ret, laj me sav tbat, in my own dis-cietion, I do not know whether I wonld have Ordered the arrest of Vallandigham. While t cannot shift the responsibility from myself. hold that, as a general rule, the commander in the field U the better jurlse of the ae-cessitv in particular case. Of course I must practice a general directory and revi power in the matter. resolutions expresses the opinion of tbe meelins that arbitrary arrests will have the effect to divide and distract those" who should be united in suppressing the rebellion, and I am specifically called on to discharge Mr. Tal nndigham. I regard this act as at least a fair appeal to me on the expediency of exercising a constitutional power which I think exists. In responce to such appeal I have to say that it gave meereat pain when I eric snefimaCECr, In ai the Sec-Sec, s'. And bt it fcnaer tbe Iscdon of trpin the Sortaern.rrortteis-tem. and Sonhwettens frontier, and foroUierpiir posei." foarteen, handred poictaJ -t ports which, have been or cur be opened or ettabUaced in Sectored to be to insurrection br the of the Piwideat oc.the firsiof fair, hanilrcd sixiy-fnro, tie ssnie ahich by is aHnired Io ofOorrs of tha isnse poiltloc. or rr eocjpeasatioa of fpecul t the SeertUr] of the maT determine. Section 5. ind'be it ftuiher enacted. That it resnlsr or forced of iba United Elites, ot the UaUed SUles upoa the ialana -raters of ti morrow. porurn ;