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Weekly Standard (Newspaper) - November 16, 1864, Raleigh, North Carolina THE 1 A M W HO L 1) E N AND Our subscribing for tho Standard will please i terms are as 6 months Semi-Weekly 6 months We regretted to have to advance our wo could not possibly afford the paper at for- We are under obligations to those who promptly renewed in accordance with our new frne square of ten linos or NOV. 11, 1804. bad no mail from Richmond on Wednesday did receive the President's time for today's We give a of the message and will publish it full in our VOL. 36. We have the pleasure of laying before our readers to that portion of Gov. message which of This is tho and document of the kind which has 5-1-1 proceeded from tho pen of tho Wo I it to It has our warm and i of this is not willing that r shall have the privilege of perusing Gov. message in its It not only re- to its leaders see the bat it de- s we have ourselves read this I i v. then the E proceeds at length to and assail Gov. for penning and a document which the confesses This is a specimen of candor would excite general attention at any ti no The by the Confederate on Gov. Brown us of the sturrow hawk dashing at the We may admire the courage of the can have but little respect for its The meeting of the stockholders of the Charlotte and Rutherford will bo held in on Wednesday the 3'Hh and the annual meeting of the of the Wilmington Railroad at on the same The people of the United States voted on last for President and Vice Wo Live no at the time writing but it sams to be that Mr. Lincoln has betn n C this It means that a vast i of people of the United are Lin J to prosecute the war against the South for the four This is and wo might as well right in the what then Can iii ut white situated ours f resist twenty millions of white people f. we of grow or weaker as the war progresses 1- u part of wisdom to hold out and no through thu to end ths conflict by Vt 11A U u UC of our population with the J In the and children the 1 SMV to and take what you 1 m- to an i; Slates and ol in our And if we have not been ie to or is it by any that have the goad fortune to a off tho territory they now For the your recollection of speech made by Mr. Boyee in tho Yarborough in 1800, with what he now says was his position at and before the beginning of this I think you were present on the sion and if ho counselled moderation then as he now says he my memory is greatly at or his ideas of are different from those ice Can any good como out of Nazareth Ad- the possibility of his being right and no one can deny that he his cause in a most dignified and candid I must doubt the propriety of following the teachings of any Carolinian Timeo Danaos et dona Call this and bigotry if you but I adhere to the belief the doctrines of are always By the do you remember Mr. s speech on tho referred Bloodthirsty and ho and closely on and creating the impression that his diet consisted of fire and hot like many of his when tho storm burst upon then had he went out of sight and out of The last I heard of him he was mail on a railroad NUP 1 We recollect very and shall never for- the two speeches referred to by our The speech of Mr. Boyee was much more as it was more statesman like than that of Mr. but Mr. Boyco was in favor of secession on account of Mr. Lincoln's and he so told and advised our But Mr. Boyee in his views in He opposed secession at thai time on account of the so called and he delivered a speech in which he emphatically that the oi tho Union for any cause would in the destruction of tho institution of Our cor- respondent will recollect that a meeting was called at the Courthouse the night these gentlemen which was addressed by the Hon. B. then A member of Congress from the Mr. Vance referred in the course of his remarks to this same speech of Mr. Buy in 1850, used it to break the force of tho speech j ist delivered by that gentleman in tho concur generally with our correspondent as to the teachings of With a few the public men of South Carolina and the public men of setts were tho main of the pence of the But we subscribe to the truth by O whomsoever Mr. Bojce is a statesman and a and we ought not to allow our aversion to the course and teachings of the great body of the politicians of his to prevent us agreeing with him when ho is or from commending him for or or conduct as ti public We cannot ex- a peace between the two sections urtil find passion have been dis- shall its away in the minds of our people and our public we do remember Mr. lie did make a and having done his as he with his the retired to a mail agency on the But in this as in other he has shown his He said secession would bo and he has acted t are questions which are calculated to ex- int. rest among the We and Depend u on our men put their heads g and deviso means for obtaining an h f the now in the members of to If able to hold out and on r four years then let us do so but if not if starvation and extermination are before then in the name of God and in the name of our wives and little ones in the name of both races in the South in the name of every thing sacred anl dear to let something be done to close the Negotiation must end this war sooner or Ihen why If tho worst is in for let us know but if the worst is of on the success and 5r" J f let 113 have 'A taste of and that right Eut if we are to fight four years no what the result of the conflict may Jy liberty will from and we shall be the poorest thoroughly ruined the sun shone It will do us no but only gratify our to know that North is ruined but that will neither give die means of future nor mend our nor preserve our nor restore to i'S our of both both and all our government has in its io pui down and That tlu government has done all it conld to there can be no n no doubt about these and not my arc true bow are they to be and what is the It is not 10 for a moment thut has done these things But if hurt been is it not clear that those who at the head of the are too and to conduct as it be To put prul action and and to destroy is to destroy the Confederate 1551 is the remedy ft is in the Let to change their But suppose they should do would executive and the A remedy the power to apply it is no remedy at TI i of North Carolina hrus declared of G in the capital stock of said Bank kit six payable in the 4 per cent. of Confederate States at their face and one hundred dollars in Treasury Notes at a deduction of one on i payable to the Stockholders 2'iih at the principal Branches payable at at We observe that Col. W. L. Sounders and W. both in the that they are not candidates for Doorkeeper to the As the advertisement referred to first in this it proper that v. c should slate that the W. J. who announces himself for the is a soldier on and is a citizen of Stanly The wo notifies the tire members of the to meet city on Friday or Saturday before the meeting of tho to organize for the purpose of de- feating the aims of the In this it assumes to be the organ of the fellow do not acknowledge such The newspaper will while under the control of the seek to truct you or your representatives as to your or their You know and will perform it. J. B. In the last issue of the Standard we said The Legislature of will assemble in this City on Monday the 21st We respectfully and earnestly appeal to the tive members to be in Raleigh on Friday or so as to unite in some way to pre- vent tho Destructives from controlling the and of tho two This is H matter of paramount and ought not to be In the Ursi we no one to but simply appealed to members to do so in the we never nor do we now assume to be the organ of but only tho Editor of a Conservative paper in the third we have not sought to any one as to what they should or should not We now repeat our appeal to the Conservative members to be in Raleigh at an early so RS Lo make arrangements to defeat the aims of There are four parties or divisions among the members as tives after the tives elected by Conservative elected by Destructive We have made a careful and find that the Vance Conservatives elected by tive mid Conservatives the straitest have a small majority in the two and by they should and as the Conservative voters of the State expect them to they can shape and control the legislation of the There may and there no a few Conservatives elected by Destructive votes who can be relied as a general these gentlemen will vote with the Having made these our skirts will be whatever may be done or omitted to be We do not oven to for the est but expressed only our individual But of two things we are that the and willing as they are to harmonize with all will do nothing to compromise their principles or forfeit their own and that in no event will they rote for or unite with the tive either as to men or If thia is not true then pray tell us is. N. 16, 1864. WHOLE NUMBER 1539. President's Nov. 7th Congress met to-day pursuant to and the message from the President was received and It begins a review of the military operations since the adjournment of Congress in and recognizes the protection of in enabling us successfully to withstand tho utmost of the enemy tor our We have recovered from tho and Arkansas with the exception of a few fortified nearly the whole of Northern and Western Northern Alabama arid Western are in our All attempts to penetrate from the coast have been In Southwestern Virginia successive armies have been A portion of Eastern Tennesse has been re conquered by our The enemy's main after a series of defeats and constant repulse of repeated is engaged in an effort to The army nf Sherman having succeeded in obtaining possession of unable to secure any mate advantage from this Had we boon compelled to Richmond as well as Allan the Confederacy would have remained as defiant as No military success of the em my can the destruction of nor save the from c insum diain of blood and continue until he shall peace unless on ihe tion of our No change in ihe conduct of foreign affairs can be The recognition of our dence is withheld irom us on the thai would bo valueless without Wo wish no We know ourselves ly competent to maintain our rights and IVire is impossible without and it is nut to be expected that the will anticipate neutrals in the recognition of mat The total amount of the public on the first of was eleven hundred and twenty six millions ol No additional appropriations are required ibr meeting the of the public up to tho first as the unexpended appropriations exceed The Secretary of the Treasury recommends that the faith of the government be pledged that notes shall ever remain exempt from that no issue be made beyond that already authorized and that a portion tlie receipts from taxation and the tax in kind be pledged to the gradual redemption of the entire Referring to the report of the Secretary of the President says the exemption from military duty of persons in certain specified pursuits professions is unwise in id in should be vested in the military a number of to the public service might be detailed to continue to exercise their pursuits or but ex- emption from vice of entire classes should be wholly Yanous recommendations of the Secretary of War arc to and among which is tho reorganization and consolidation of reduced fu regaid to prisoners of each government will hereafter be to comforts to its citizens hold captive by the Tho subject of Uig in the army is discussed at some he President fiom those who advise a levy and arming of for the duty of but the employment of thousand lu bo employed as pioneer and engineer in addition to duties heretofore He the acquisition for public service of the right of i i thu labor of the ment liberate the on his dis alter service Tho President closes by reiterating the ness of tins government to negotiate for Peace is manifestly impossible unless desired by both to this and a disposition for u among our will be best and most certainly evoked tho demonstration on our part of ability and determination to our Let us resolutely continue to our unimpaired energies to the defence of our our lives and our Tin's is the true path to Let us tread it with confidence in the assured 'The two Houses assembled on Monday last in Mr. Graham and Mr. of the and Messrs. J. T. ami of this were in their Several resolutions were offered in the as the fetates were The message of the President was sent in and It is not a lengthy below from tlie papers the ing telegraphic summary Nov. i ho Senate several tions submitted and to appropriate Tlie of the payment of troops was in- and a purpose evinced Lo adopt at an early measures to secure prompt in lu the House a multitude nf propositions were Mr resolution the recommend irion of the his message for Editors and employes of is one which can by no moans lie declared that without the freedom of the press there could be no freedom of the The press was iti all tiles as tho ol public and the de- struction of its independence would reduce us to the most degrading servility the world ever The would not be but a piece of tyranny was no friend favorite with the and ought not to win its he was governed solely by public in the resolutions Mr. defended the and denied that he desired to tramul the the I shadow of his the press was as free as the Ho moved the reference of the resolution to tho Pout resumed the expression of his views to a considerable and with great Mr. motion was agreed and the house resolved into secret ses WAR From and There has been no change in the two armies since our A telegram from Petersburg of the 9th says that the Yankee report that on Tuesday last Warren's 5th corps voted for McClellan for dent and that the army of the tomac has done the same thing Thoy say New York City gave him and Kentucky has gone for him by an immense They report the Lincoln officers in the army as very The Yankee pickets in front of Richmond states that a telegram has been received at thoir announcing the capture of the oft the coast of San Nothing additional from Wilmington or except the statement in the Telegraph that the federal girrison at Atlanta has been largely re- and the trains arc running through from is rumored that with men ii HI and that Sherman hns four in Lute Operations in Hast We condense irom the of ibe 3d the following account of ttre late operations in When Colonel Palmer until a portion of h-N cum mand mtu Tennessee a time Gen. Vaughn by Gen. 'a find defend tl e- d- work object ol that expedition Col then ed tlie of enemy who hud followed Vaughn to forcing them to fall when the two commands of Palmer nnd Vaughn were agnin united and moved pushing the enemy edly from Bull's Gap to Strawberry where he to Gen. far down towards them as New Gen. die Federals having cured reinforcements now established Panther whence he moved with his entire force against Vaughn on the morning of October 28th. The same morning Palmer moved his command from Bull's to while Vaughn began to fall back from ing the advance of the enemy at every mer now selected a good position for his when Gen. Vaughn ordered him to a different tion in the roar of and while this ment was going on Vaughn's Virginia stampeded and Hed in the utmost confusion rapidly moved tho 29th and N. C. troops into line of threw begun the nnd with the assistance of checked the advance ol the enemy and ultimately caused them to One mountain howitzer was deserted by an's and captured by the Hud liis troops done their duty the fortune of the day would have been very Subsequently the being ed were ordered to fall which they did in good covering the retreat and bringing off all the stores besides destroying the From the New York and Philadelphia papers of the 4th have been received in A of the writing from 24-th, says headquarters ure m The army here live subsisting otf the country A telegram from 5th, says on the 3d a rebol force attempted to cross the Tennessee river at the mouth of Blue but was repulsed with considerable Another Nashville same snys at the gunboat captured a few ago by the came through the Shulo at and landed rebel who then her and left at 8 The boats steamed down near the side of burg island from and engaged the re- bel buttery of 24 pounder Tho gunboats were driven back and At two o'clock the enemy's above and below opened on the disabled They responded until tion was exhausted then blown Their crews arc at This morning the rebels are crossing live miles above boats from are in takes command of tho The steamers Lucy and each laden with cotton and were captured off Wilmington last Butler has issued an order stating that by the direction of the President he assumed com- mand of tho troops detailed for duty in the State of New York to peace of the to protect the public to prevent and punish incursions into tho and to in sure calm arid Tne intimates that Sherman will return to Atlanta and an campaign from leaving tho 1th curps lu operate I We loarn that the Commissary at this place finds it difficult to keep up full supplies for the prisoners arid guard at prison this and there is a feverish state of the public springing up outside of that it shall induce those who can assist the Commissary in his difficult task to come promptly to the rescue 'twill be well for all jire the daily requirements of the Commissary at this It liray relieve some timid persons to inform them that the men in command and on duty at the garrison are cool and and have a smile of pity for those whose imaginations subject them to the anguish of two or three deaths a MEMBER FROM We see it in a the Senators and published in the last that E H. is put down as the Commoner elect from Montgomery We had the pleasure of seeing Allen some weeks ago and he informed us that he was elected by some twenty odd majority over Mr. Davis and had received the certificate of the Sheriff of county of Mr. Jordan is a true Conservative and will make a good and acceptable i Ho that is will become nnd I he that wijl certainly for vvn and are three things that never j stand i The Second of Home Guards has been called r 't to relieve first class whose time will expire i in a few The folio is the j N 0, 1 1 General's N. Nov. 8, 1804. Special No. 187. I. Commanding of the several ments and Battalions of the Guard for Home will at once call out for field service the ond class of their respective commands as will under General Orders No 24, arm and them as far as practicable and send without to with instructions to report to Gen. 0. Those persons who were drawn with the first but failed to report lor duty with that will ordered with the second class to Commanders will at tlie same send to Goldsborough for tion by a Board of Surgeons nil persons of the first and second class claiming exemption on account of physical but who do not hold certified 8 disability approved by the Surgeon General Adjutant or exemptions or disability from tho Stale Examining In case any one is physically unable to proceed to to appear the he will bo examined by the Medical Officer of the who wiH send to the Surgeon a certificate on honor describing They will likewise send to Goldsborough riflu and masket ments in their possession to be turned over to Lieut. Josiah Ordnance Commanding Officers of Regiments and Battalions are ed that they will be held responsible for a prompt compliance with the foregoing They will each report to office the on which these orders are and at the same time forward a return of the troops sent to the The following named Field Staff officers will repair to and report to Gen. Leventhorpe for with the second class of tho Guard for Home Lieut. Col. T. H. K. R. R. Major C. 0. F. D. 14 C u L. G. A. Surgeon W. 0. J. T. W. Assistant Surgeon A. G. F. M. J. II 11 Quartermaster W. T. L. P. W. B. As these troops arrive at Leventhorpe will organize them into and send them to relieve the regiments of the first When so relieved latter regiments will be dis- missed and sent to their having previously turned in their arms and accoutrements to Lieut The design being to require thirty service from each those of the first class who may not have completed period at the time the regiment to they are attached is they will be required to serve out the remainder of the time in the next By order of Governor R. C. Adjutant THE In an able article on the in ible of lite Press to country and especially in our great pending smi gle fur the re honest opinion is that no class 1 1 vv except our have done for our c than newspaper This is our candid maturely 'the Tiny have given tone to public moused of the people to every de- mand upon In tho emergencies ol our many hursh nnd grievous Lws have been many and regulations hard to be have been In some cases designing in others well meaning supposing they were doing their done much to arouse all the feelings of and opposition by people to these supposed usurpations and Just here the press have come in and by their ly their patriotic reconciled ap parent differences and allayed all They educated the minds of the people to great and important change in the policy of our and wilh all their the cause of our Blot out the newspapers of the country and you will have no general policy among the There will be as opinions as there are in- and as many leaders as there arc Rumors will be rife all over the and in the absence of reliable as now the people will be subjected to and will always be depressed by dangers real or Newspapers form a kind of bond of union a com- mon medium ol the interchange of and next ta our organized ai are rhe most powerful en ginee our country for the attainment of Us by holding up the duty of the citi on the one and rights of the govern mont on the other tlie grounds for encouragement on the one hand and the necessity the From the President humblest c t from the General to the the a fid the the rich und the would all feel the need of this common source of inform ition and Woe be unto our country when it is tho Whom the would They first make Mud is of celebrated Joseph bishop of Durham and author of the immortal ho accustomed to walking in his garden during the darkest nights which the year nnd thai during such walks ho was in the habit of holding the following quy with security is there against the insanity of individuals f The physicians know of and as to we have no either from Scripture or upon in tion to this my no mori has a lease of his understanding any than of his they are both in the of the Sovereign Disposer of all might communities and public bodies be seized with fits of insanity as well as individuals Mv 1 have never considered rhe case and can give no opinion concerning but this princi that they liable to insanity equally at least with private can account for the major part transactions of which we read in This was thought to be an odd conceit of the great philosopher and divine in his tnd attracted but little attention at the But 1 imagine many thousands of intelligent persons who have road the history of the French Revolution which oc since his and many thousands who will in years read tho history of the present will be account for or nt of the of in than that in which Butler accounted for part of those tions of which teai in Many t our public and the our mon and statesmen seem to all fact to have become They remind me of tho ton in die midst of a great storm at in mortal lest Oie ship should go least for many no other way ns to the he at least mighi be they seem to be disposed to themselves to the anchor of or and it is greatly to hn if they do not speedily that the genius of tion will carry them all so straight and so profound ly to the bottom that not a bubble will ever rise to mark the spot where they went down These rt flections have been called forth the great favor with which the proposition to arm our slaves has been received by a part of the Press and many prominent public men in the ly these men have never calculated for a moment consequences likely to such a fatal Let us but consider for a moment the present condition of our tion has been carried to its last No tions have been allowed except for State officers and those who may be adjudged by nn examining board of physicians to be physically incapable of perform ing Nearly all details have been re cently and even the invalids are being to the Add to this the fact that if not tho State officers are likely to be in the service of the arid it will be seen we have no white population at home except the women and the boys under nnd a few old men over The probability taking the Confederacy as a that we have more than ton male slave slaves at homo to one white Excite the negroes to by passing a law to conscript and all the probabilities are thiu we would have an immediate insurrection of Is there a man living wise enough to tell 4u; such an if general throughout the put But suppose no such insurrection should but that they would submit to be collected together in camps of and formed into regiments and and receive the danger would be increased a thousand Just imagine negroes well with all their malignant sions and the women and children left de- In that event we should undoubtedly have re enacted among us all tho horrid scenes of the massacre of St. in the graphic language of demon of destruction seemed to be let and hell itself to Or if this not they would most likely go over to tho enemy in a as the Yankees would hold out greater in- to them of liberty to themselves and their families than bosses the events of the numbers of them that have gone over to tho enemy whenever a opportunity presented itself to in joined their army of their own pr ACS question that they would place more reliance in their promises than they ours But it may be said that they would not be formed separate regiments would be sent to till up our depleted So it is not to be supposed for a moment that our brave and who have been a thousand times assured that they were fighting n gainst an attempt on the part of the to on the same level with tho would thus submit to be placed on that same hy the action of the Confederate I know but little of them if they The consequence then would that army would become A conflict between our whito and black soldiers at any be ex- These reasons would seem to be sufficient to cause our to recoil Irom the tion with Bui there aro still other very reasons why it should bo Kven of the consequences mentioned above should be there can bo that thousands of bended by some desperate white which will always found in armies as Urge as especially when such armies fire created hy compulsory conscription as ours will and every where infest our country as armed Then neither nor nor honor would be Such scenes may an- in event beggars till President who without one of the statesman and purest patriots in the us in his great speech before the of that no nation could place in the moro than one-third of its population without eventually being and in this opinion he Is eo by all great writers on political On that casion he also assured us that if the conscript of the last I Jon gross was in his rhe country would be That lav boon rigorously most of the State troops are in i he In ALL the white ers have been and now it is proposed to take at least otic if not two thirds population capable of bearing arms ll should be carried into i it must ho apparent to every thinking that if wo should even KO as to a servile the Yankees could sut by starvation within the next any aggressive but hy simply mi the defensive Just ihe war ending in Such of distress and have seldom ed any would transpire among The civil already would be completely and mob would reign Thou wo be to the authors of such a fatal They would do well to remember that they may be heaping up wrath against a day Hut there is another point in which ought to be and that tlie effect the measure would have in f candidly con- fess that I approach this point with great The great sensitiveness of gentlemen on the subject of slavery is well The almost universal opposition to the institution among the Christian nations of is also well It muy be doubted whether the course pursued by Southern Southern writers and Southern bus been a politic and prudent Instead of discussing the question in the abstract as endeavoring to convince all Christendom that slavery was a divine and morally justifiable they should always have treated it solely as a practical Thin they should if for no other out of the opinions of the civilized They should have taken the ground that whatever if that attached to the institution be- longed not fn but to tho generation that 1 it that it was an good or that nad descended to us from a remote try that finding tho institution we saw no ridding ourselves of it withon ruin to the Th's they could have demonstrated by not necessary to bo repealed a R respect shown to I their opinions would undoubtedly have averted j of that if not with which j we are now regarded by the great mass of the j Christian so it wo arc tainly not high in favor with of the great eis of All that we have been able to ob- tain at hands thus has been a not too im- partial Adopt this fatal it is UA no means certain that we can retain even such neutrality as has thus far been observed be- tween the two now warring against earth other on this is it not almost that Irom neutrality their course will be changed hostility towards justify our course to them by pointing to the course of Mr. Lincoln m using our slaves against They see that transaction in very ferent light from what we Their feelings being all against the of and against w foolishly justifying it per se without necessity for our doing they regard with great com- the course of Lincoln in liberating a part i of our and using them us soldiers to fight for the liberation of the But that wo should a part of slaves as will perpetuate the slavery of remainder is an idea ul which they will be horror and which will most probably make them course towards us on the what they may believe to supposing thorn not bo by any i such is it not highly almost that they will regard as ing conclusive evidence that we are that i our is and that it their duty to at once as and to j now a self evident fart thut you must fail in this ami fn iho name of of j nnd we feel it to be our 1 duly to interpose to unnecessary effusion of again to your former allegiance Federal government of ihe United Having this to perpetuate the of nnd having you are now to it upon a basio of if not And if they should take this latter view of tho and of their duty what will there surprising about it those persons who propose this have no confidence in our ability to succeed without the aid of the negro as A This conclusion is drawn from the that no such proposition was ever nude at a time when we had a sufficient number of soldiers to make headway against the and from tho further fact that from the time when Mr. Lincoln first commenced using them as we have the that the negro sed any fighting qualities or that it was possible to raulio a soldier out of If they are correct in their opinion we cannot succeed without the aid of the negro as a I have no objection to using him for any I do not hesitate to say that our taunt arid that we should open negotiations terms df as as I possibly say anything for my whole argument is to prove that measure of arming the slaves would tuin our even if it were and i conscientiously believe that T am If Congress does not take action in matter before that I hype the Legislature will out in tones of thunder against this for if it should be then muy God have mercy upon the women and dren of this devoted A- the residence of the bride's on tbe 14th by James S. member of House of to Miss ANX M. all of Stanly At the Church in on Wednesday evening by the Rev. Neil Mr. JOHN W. to Miss daughter of Gen. A. D. At the residence of Dr. on the October by J. Mr. to Miss AMANDA J. ail Orange
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