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   San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - November 1, 1865, San Antonio, Texas                             v; '-I, >i r.- i V. JJI O r i'jJefferaon-Davis. v.-L. -.In Monthly Rerltw, for October, we flnd r. long urtlolt written' by Oenernl1 Tbomu CoiiftdirftU army', eliUf'tf lUff.to Qineral Ueiuregwd tlit) Mvdnet of Duvli Hi of Soulbirn n-llelo, li, too .long for InierUon In full In one puper, It li difficult to publlih which da' to tin writer. lolotl tuob jturta r.ppenr incut J, All that'iCa'iithrow Might upon ,tho Jiilhprtb hidden cv'ciita, uncover somewhat tho ruling g'vO; a corrot measure of tho purposes, of- loiidiits will W course bo eagerly !songht 'ultur by, the historian, who-'1 shall fltly write the tilery of ouri'timo. anything tending to thutu must.havo, present interest, .cspcci- ully tlmt which may aid in forming a _tion of the chief porsonagelo.whom'tbo1 people tlio conduct of their illifatocl movement.. 'Believing-that Irlmvc poBtcmLIoivof purposes tlmt Homo, measure, tlmt Inexplicable in tbo course of ovonU, I nm induced at this car'.y day to venture upon a sketch of Jefferson'Davis, tlia riak'of i'.not bo to tlmt may wear tho MomingofpcnwnalfculinjrH.f _ Unable, however, to comprehend the proper of to rrallzo that downright war for -coercing tho'Bcoqdod'Stntos .bock itito'tho Federal "Union would >bo.tho re- Mr.. Davis from tho outset failed to aval! Miimsolf of tho of tho cottoii'Statcs to provide arms and munitions of war in tho least adequate to tho exigency.. .'A jimt mcas tiro of hli ideas of tho stnto of affairs nnd contingencies in'to bo foiuuHn the first JJnropo for'iirms, which wore for buj ton thorisBtid'Kiinold.rillt'sV'.. Tun thousand rifle with which'to '.moot thb.shock (if 'firms with rower of such1 energies' and resources woro wicldod by his ndyorsnry! One in his place, o tnoro civil experience, might bo partiully.oxcunec for such n mistaken policy; oducntoc soldier, with viows enlarged, by .connection witl tho functions-, of iSonntor suroly must bo hold to tho .severest; nccountsbil ity for. fatal misconception of ,tha.situa tion.'-.At-that-tlino. tho .Soutborn ntixioiw ,thnt tuko tlioir cotton very .largo amount of-lorolgn ;oxchango also, in possession of tho I; fa voreblo ratcg. liavo boon littlt oxportlng'tlio cotton and'tobacco and oct so' H'S 'to 'provido'n''force rilh'which'to fall' upon Slicnnnn.'iMrtDavis wrote'such n'dispatch to Gen. llardco.- comman- ing in Charleston, us) lod. vacuation, innd, obliged to aiwumo orainaiul and to iinporntivuly the iro.to '-Of o use sincb'tlio' fall''of Fort Fisher; wait held to ho.'last: aflold to'.chock his ourso Sherman marched. the ioartof.tho bo judge'd'at the'bar: of'his- tho.'aggrogato results'of bis administra- (lie niust7bo'measured by what'was done r left and ilroctly by himself, or through tho instruments of his.will, tho nioii'on whom' ho rolled for tho lorformanco of. the highest sorvicos of the State. irought to this rightful of whom history telln .us, will, bo, found dcfi- Had liu-bccn equaltta .his 'position ho' would IDVO .known how to nnd wield thoisplondid resources of htr land'iit'Huch a manner us to produce tho largest possible re- With .his long, experience and unp'o.wlth tho public men ,of tho United States 10'should; have known tho'best men to-call iroumMitm, and should" have too, the jost course for baffling tho statcsmun opposed to lira. Foregoing lihvprodilcctions as well us his Napoleon: as-In tho caso of reau and should have been wise enough to attach Government and sccuro tho services of. men of talent; even though per- oliancp nbt'w'cll affected' personally toward them. of'inen would have done would: appear, havo iulluonccd Mr. vis since Swayed by miurotiH to of'lliti giving powers of. his place; and1 tho exercise of which absorbed by .far the- larger1 part ofjiis waking was blind aliko to-thoso lusu- porablo-as, to.thoio favoring olrcumstancna tho will bo tho "A "pernonol penMinal know, Mr. par is ever wiu. and nercf during the time of tbo, giant .of llow then count nlmowt invurinblo to acU iiimla summing up theclii.ri.eter jlangnajrtj.which wo find plicablb to our whom them luw'lMwn manifestly thu policy -of, dividing, united, of reducing whatever rnii-- nont, of dreading'every acturv peeling, that thu feeble will provtrtWnvHt--'' obedient.'' lit tine, courto nmy Ut to thnt of.tho capUin.of a ohip iwtina with 'a mipcrior nailing his flag' to tho imutdiend nnd 'J stout words of defiance to the fooundof confidence to crew, nevcrthtlewt frwn 611 taof of tho'battle Mcrwtly hu VC-MO! and nil Inn boitU.bciiidcv.___ The Housekeeper. DOMESTIC nwx Currant Jelly, at made b, the Louilon .Conjee' As much wnxto of adopting the following-method of or.bluck currnnt jelly, I think valuable ujdition to the recipe wiw comiuiiiiicaUjd. tw mm- mer by my 'sister, MiwJ.M. quick to rccoguizo, Asia natural consnmicnca of tho'prodotnlnant qualities'of tho there atolyigrownpln dent's from .whose ranks, ns fur as pos- wore drawn tho occupanu of alP civil ccs.'! j Mbn'for, tlio most'part malloablo to his will; who, Iboking-up'to him at of the nnd. law for "in R little while nlinost every pcrsbu'pf ability, nearly every oho of driven from the coimoils of tho South'and tho direction: of leaving, the Government to n largo degree in tho hands of those .-from whom, ofBciunt. administration'was not to bo as thoy were for instruments thought to bo best adapted to his purposci-that of-absorbing'in ;himsolf all the substantial functions of the State. .As obstinatoias James II, whom ho groatly resembled in many, traits' of charac- ter, as. ,iii the management of public with tho' same tcndancy to''employ mediocrity indopondont, Jefferson 'Davis Tor four years ilhutratcd, like bin monarchical.prototym, tlmt no two-natures are opposite and unlike as tho willful and says: ycarl'iiiMili! my currant and mp- bony, jelly after a recipe furnuhed by a eunfco- tionur. i 1 .curranU, .stripped from tbo stalk, in a stone jar, and placed tho water bath till- tho fruit was soft. I then run off thoJjuloo through ft hair sieve. I. mad-? boll a; few minutes. I rullod good lomT siigurivery fino (olluwing the usual qunntitj 'of a pound of supir to of juice.) Mjr was then placed in tho oven in till it was' hot, but not melted. I poured, tbo mmuL- juice boiling hot into a jup, rolled and honied sugar, itin ing-carefully till it thoroughly melted. I put the when cooled.into glasses and ghwi'veiMb 'J are beit for cooled futmwl down with oil paper, having1 first laid fair paper, 5 soaked in brandy or aura, over' tlio fo-'' prevent this proccM commences nlowly from the bottom, and until tho wholj mass is solidified. succcodcd inrfaturc I 3'days1 at'irlpst to' great'victory ?'-'J- is, wlion'likb'.tho Titan would touch tho 'ond: all .'tho fruitless; Noi -ng that G howso- temporarily, coulil bo entertained. Beau- regard had.said' that he 'might beat Butler1 wlth- lio difllrpd, though -'it 'would -boj: ,11kb sp'raany, other'Corifodcl'ato jsucocsHcSjwith-- tho color of attention and' the attempt inuBt bo It woalmadc.'i Biitlor ,was driven' from 'his position tho :uoxt day just as Ucaurogard 'predicted, no ro- In- as might havo, Homo such docidbdjBUcccss'asJthat sought' over'Biitlor had; boon gained' and'onablod.'tho'concontratlon of tho' scattered Genoral'Lou was forbod'stop by .stop to-follow the- march of his opponent.1 of Johnston from his command, aiid'tho'substitution'of Hood, whoiwamcxpoclod byMri Davis to'striko'atlciwf'onb manly. fortho dofouso'of Atlanta, few (will .now .venture to deny was a sad''mistake for tho: Confederates. iThat was indeed "tho fcnthcr that broke, tho icamcl's march jfrom Atlanta thpi inovitablo issue "wiw pointed, .out iihlesa collected enough to vnnqnitiUihiin nftcr.ho- had ponclnitcd deeply into; tho interior, where defeat would entail not merely ,n; foiled destroyed army. If per- mitted to traverse tho land' uncbpckpd'tho con- scqtlonccs Uoldj'prbmpt'uicasiiros alone diro cnlamity.- Great sacrifices f'.iJJ ij j.'j -i, t .i r t Uiolwiso. yet without guriuino vigor ofohuractcr.'prido and weakness woro strangely blended' in hiB-actions: It was'said of.'Goorgc even whose had .been culled by Ohathaoi. .Mr. DayU with a moody brorr and a, skeptical'lip when either Johnston or Bcaurcgard.'tondiirod tho'tro- phics of Hucccssful war, Kapolconi' once urged an undtBtihgtmhod1 general1 to confer ujion him tho marshal's baton, exclaimed: "It is not J who make a, is, victorjos I" What Napoluon would Davis did out hesitation, making major and lieutenant gen- erals who previously'had'not boon it battle, and if possibly capable, liail'n'evcr had'Opportunities to show 'capacity for'high command; isomo ol whonvtoo, wo may, add, not'boon justified-by subsequent ovonU.' ,Tlio longer tlio power, tho 'narrower grew his .the will, .'until to differ from or crosa tho orbit of his fancies, or even to run counter to. tho plans and wishes of his became n personal affront. No.man in as high -a position over less understood.tho value of was ever less ablo to give up a mi- nor personal object for tho sako of a major tantagc. 'Ho snd'his .always as sanguine as Napier describes tho British Cab- inet to have, been .jn. 1810, .like that Cabinet wore always mannor1 ofjlio in-tho1 usual way. I recommend joj to- try T Drying Tomatoes may be dried as them when 'ripo, scald- them in theannal V way nnd strip off .tlio skins, or mash and. jquccze them throng a seivq llieastewihe' .-so as lo evaporate as.mnch juico as possible .without buniinz; .then 'prcnd it nn plates and dry it in a stow or- un or a hot sun.. When'wanted for use It only necessary to soak it soft nnd cook o few minutes, serving it unjust the same as tomatoes slowed, fresh from the garden. the operation of drying may be follows: Dip the ripe.fruit inu> ncald-.. ing wntorj and peel them aiici diridc into two or three pieces; 'lay them on platen i nnd put them .Into the oven after the brei.fi ti. is drawn. 'If.'it is a good tirair it is cool, or ii) forty-efghl hours, they will I I _ 1.________ be into they majr be pac '.'anticipating success in a 'prepos- displaying little cat Industry, andvqultp as'llttlo jungmontMn pre- paring' for contingencies. In no instance did ho and his 'favoritcs'comprbbondrat their.value tho golden opportunities-that onco were I 11 and.b resolute .hand they mi l.uy. light seizing which' with n have neutralized the supcrlorVcsourceH of' trie United States. 'With ii lender llko Willtnnt of Ornngo in-his stead this had'surely bepniaccompllshod. AVo havb heard much, from Mr. Davis and his friends in tho.last months struggle, con- ccruing.tho: frightful. extant of desertions from Coijfcdorato armies'., "Unquestionably this ovil great; indeed, so numerous had deser- tions bocpmu that, added1 to- tho-nntural.tenden- cy of nll'but regular troops to quit their colors in tfmcs'of Borious1 some of the.Confede- rate liko'a circle in the water, wore almost "dispersed .to naught.1' But hero too tho handi- work of Jefferson Davis may bo made apparent. Tho broadcast, inovitablo interposition of his pre- rogative of pardon'by'tho second yenrof tho war; torofGcnvIIimiryr. U. 8. A'. I 'Mi. i t. i jf when wanted for 'Use, dip them1 cold water, and lay them in a dish' u> swell, and in a mince or slew they arc equaj to the fresh froit. If it is desired to make tomato sauce, a little water to coolcthisni in'.' :'Thoy also very gopd to ''cat out of hand irtthc-, dry state. Some .preserve them by.cX putting them into a kettle filled 'with cold r. grndually raising'thr-'lompenui' ture to the boiling .point; -iheir taknn mouth melt- ed scaling. wax, and a bladder Troatdd in this way, 'tomatoes will krep good for years, as fresh 'as Tomato Tomato figs constitute another -choice- article for fmnily use. Ponr boiling, vrnier. over thtj tomatocy, and let them1 stand two days, us before, then boil and skim After tho third time they 'arc fit to dryvif tho weather is, good; if not. let' them Hand in tho syrup until place enlarge put them in the sun to dry, which nbout-u week, aflcrwhich'paclcUwmdowu k in wooden boxes, with line twecn every layer. JTn.'JT. E. WaMnylm Cate of a -pound of.- 1 M lb. sugar, M-l Ib. raisins, I Ib. currants, 1 pint milk, 1. teaspoon pearlash, 1 glcss brandy. <11 spice to taste.' AT-TAR vou Indinn paper professes to know a sovereign rcmo, dy for tlipthcria. Here is the "Take a common tobacco pipe, place a five coal'in the bowl, drop a tittle tar upon the. coat, draw tho smoke into the mouth, and discharge it through tho __ of .Count do cliwfor stuff to Marshal Uaralnr, in Mexico, tr._... rr u   

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