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Weekly Times (Newspaper) - June 27, 1861, Dubuque, Iowa W f t y t f 1 x J i VOLUME 49 1 H V f f j 4 4 A i F I I t V JUNE 1861 FOB A f mosca stowi At tot of tto start and oter on tbe Mh tbe follow log written for the occasion by Mri H B wai mag to of Here whers our Bearing the holy flame To light oar Hear where with prayer wall in Now to tbe to fair Their we Look where free it Over their hallowed OK their Now jour heart and hand Sou of a noble Bound this bright flag to Till keep God of our now To Thee we oar and Let banner wave Till there be not a fihow to Unto the end THE The State Register of the 19th Con- tains a history of the vote on the loan We reproduce it in a slightly condensed form After the fall of Fort Sumter many of the leading Democrats in this State professed throw away political end unite with the Republicans In an vigorous support of the Federal and State tions in prosecution of the war Wishing to reciprocate this apparent political the members of the General Assembly at the late Extra Session elected Democrats to about half the offices in either and for the accomplishment of the work of the Session were willing to throw aside political flow did the minority meet this exhibition of Of course the important measure of the sion was an act authorizing the issue of State Bonds to raise a War Fund for the HQW did the Democrats fulfill their promises to furnish the Governor all the material aid necessary for a successful prosecution of the The following transcript from the Journal of the House will show The loan being under In Sec moved to fill the Mr McQuinn an k with of Louisa moved w Mr Kellogg moved Mr Bremner moved moved moved Mr of moved Mr Dennison moved The question then recurred on filling the highest t I The yeas and nays were and 12 and 2 and voted in the the rest of the House in the negative The question then recurred upon filling the blank with The yeas and nays were and 26 and 2 Voted In the the rest in the negative Mri Bereman moved to the ther of the Friday morning at 9 o'clock Mr Jennings moved to amend by laying the upon the table until both had acted upon the military bills Mr Cutts moved to lay the motion on the table The motion to lay on the table was lost The amendment of Mr Jennings drawn The motion of was lost Mr Ellis moved to adjourn Lost The question them recurred upon the tion to fill tin blank with which was lost Twenty-eight and 2 craU as voted in the tive The question was then taken on filling the blank with when it was Republicans and 4 voting in the affirmative Mr Claggett moved to reconsider the vote just for the purpose of if a unanimous vote Mr moved to fill tbe Wank with On this motion and nays were and were as The yeas Messrs Be- Bowdoin of of of of Lee Mitchell Merrill M Price ft of Wright Mr Tbe nays Messrs Beal of Dss of All That UMTS have beea as to the Loan bs is Ml bat alter it that evea the Meat fer tbe Stale for the next six wwU Varying from to how friend of the State or vote to restrict the resources of tbe State to a sum less than Half a Million of Dollars t Yet the very men in the Democratic ranks who had at the opening of the session declared themselves ready to pledge the credit and resources of the State of in men and money to any amount and to every to uphold the proved selves unwilling to vote for even the smallest practicable and on the final pi of the appropriating Pour of them voted Throughout the entire session the fact was palpable that as a Party they were opposed to a vigorous prosecution of the and sought by posed Border State Commission and al Conventions to patch up any sort of a no matter how humiliating or illusory it might Far be the intention from us to do sny in- dividual or any party wrong But while there are a few who seem willing to commit the administration of State and National affairs fc Democratic it is right that the record of Democratic votes during the late Extra Session of the Assembly should be fully known With this record and the sympathy of almost the entire Democratic Press with the enemies of the Federal we are not yet quite willing to concede that the Re- publican organization has fulfilled its sion and is ready for This War in due time will be the People of the insurgent States will be glad to return to their allegiance Then will come up anew the question whether Slavery shall be or whether the limitations placed upon it by the Fathers of the Government shall be and the Republic become ultimately in fact what it is in the asylum and the home of Free and the of free r The treason mill here in Dubuque grinds slowly J backed water the wheel a few days Judge CLAET did the same thing now about fifty Democrats right here in follow suit in a They have addressed a protest to the Democratic State Executive Committee protesting against Mr right to make a call Here is the Dei Polk Co Mahaska i r I 2b Democratic State Henry Co H W IM H H Davis D Debatur H M Woodbary J D A A P C Co The members of the cratic residing in the County of protest the call for a State Convention on July made by D A as Chairman Ism of the State as published in the newspaper of the 8th of which he is editor We are of the opinion thai the time for the assembling of the 4 is premature and inopportune Congress will meet on the 4th of but nothing im- portant will probably have transpired by the tenth inst The future policy of the country will not be and U would be denying ns a great advantage to hold oar Convention so near the meeting of Congress that we could know nothing bat conjecture as to the mentous issues that will be brought before that body between the time and the day of many events might and facts be brought to properly tbe action of the Convention There is no in any that the Convention should be at so early a day The time between tbe date of and the meeting of the is too short The call could the distant parts of the State in season to enable the Township and County Conventions to assemble and appoint their delegates The consequences would be inasmuch as voting by wosy is that the Counties would not be felly and equally represented in the Slate Convention The undersigned an more ready to appeal to the committee in as much as they believe that this call is made without your or authority We do not know what power may have been riven by the Committee to but Mr Mahony doss not make the call ns Chairman of tbe but teas only If he proper hold that without express authority tbe be can make that oaf L We understand Mr Mahouy claims to to acting unto from Mr your late tot as to left f vesta for FIWs we it with who stall be jour Wo also that Mr Mahouy told no with the Com- and that therefore hk action b and Wo feel that In the crisis M sups should to Ukon without and cam Wo also protest Mr ns Chairman In a tor great and political f Mt to it instead of being merely the The power of ana tor tto to the of the as expressed through No his can arrogate to himself any such right For these reasons we protest against the Lincoln 8 M Wm A HS Henry J B Edward AH H T B A Gep W H D P 6 B Luther B E O DavidS WT GL Thomas Wm Horace T James G H H James Wm Wirt B G H Amos H C W John F A Charles Wm L George J 8 John L D Abram George Ord G B Jas F H Wm 8 only as to A as to time June Nearly all the leading Democrats this except BEIT M have signed this protest is too in the chorus to to attend to such small what will result from this movement of in this city remains to be To ns it is very gratifying to know that we have at least fifty Democratic neighbors who are more patriotic than and who will not endorse tbe treasonable acts of the self-appointed Mogul of the It is understood that hundreds of other names could have been obtained here had the paper been thoroughly circulated A Sharp Criticism Great Affair The Boston Journal publishes the following sharp criticism on the Great Bethel affair from the pen of in Of the sufficient to say that it was begun without any knowledge of the enemy's and so without any plan it was ried on without any each man fighting on his own it was ended fittingly by a tout and a during had the enemy been in condition they might have killed our men like sheep And the retreat was ordered when the Massachusetts men had already partially gained the enemy's and a little more energy and perseverance would have given ns the victory The enemy's position was masked in front by bashes mhd and iras flanked by woods and thus a man who had a few rules to fight and could go no farther Yet the retreat was the most unspeakably dis- graceful of all A fresh regiment arrived Just before the retreat was ordered Another was and yet in such a horiy burly did the men retreat that eight wounded one sick and two dead men left behind to the tender mercies of the to say of the stragglers the of a band of tome eighty ginia who saved a little squad of and ail these from being cut off Nothing can express the sense of shame which every here Item's name is a synonym for imbecility and the least the soldiers hen will be satisfied with is that be be recalled or compelled resign Now I have told a dark and shameful but it is true every word of it In bright re- lief to this is the conduct of many private So far as there was any battle every man fought pretty much on his own and Massachusetts men and the Zouaves wen in the fon front Three of the four or five men who wen killed fell on the very edge of the trench behind which tbe riflemen wen standing From this time on the cry of the men men from the regular army if he be only a tenant to lead man whose His to we will follow him than any civilian Had poor who was every man who died was wo have taken the place doubtless with the kss of life A sergeant who is an who has studied seven years in tbe military schools of baa held a sion under fought with hisa ia Eu- rope and Sooth and MW carries four soars of wounds received in following criticisms It was a blander to take oat raw recruits at night It was a blonder to start in the night with a force three times as large that of tbe It was a to start off a train park was la tbe fort It WM a blunder to start off wbw the know tbe character of tbe WM to to start without for the Everything of that kind we were to ATOM tbe MMh men but tbk te woogh traly Tm Official of is a native of rank to Uoa being al tbe bmi rankinc He will will MSW vis He WMa D test place am so be bM bis Ths War Worth all it is an luxury However humanely and discreetly is a serious drain upon the life of a nation We shall out of the present struggle ed in many ways With tbe best success we shall expend of millions of ures and sacrifice thousands of lives We shall feel the bruises of the conflict for many years after the rebellion has been crushed and peace has been restored Thousands of fortunes will be of homes will be made of bright careers will be arrested The mourners will go about the streets There will be sorrow and will be dispair that no human sympathy can many a gentle bosom The wrecks that lie thickly around charred and battered ruins of high hopes and sublime attest how severe has the trial through which the country Will it pay the cost thousand we come out of the struggle conquerers 1 If we succeed in crushing out this miserable we exterminate the fatal heresy of we shall be able to teach treason such a lesson as history will never weary of we shall succeed in convincing the world that WQ have a vigorous determined to overcome all combinations and whether from con- within or invasion if we shall be able to impress Christendom with the conviction that our Western empire is built upon a which no convulsion can shake and no tempest if we shall be able to do and to do it the no matter how long or how ately will be the cheapest enterprise upon which the nation ever embarked Every drop of blood that has been dollar that has been purpose that has and hope that has been fructify into future blessings We shall emerge from the conflict stronger in all that goes to make up the life of a great people We shall resume the calm pursuits of chastened by the trial through which we have by the affliction with visited shall find elevated to a higher moral and quickened by nobler impulses to performance of nobler deeds We shall find ourselves more more more able to with future and avoid future dangers We shall find ourselves leas bound slaves of toil and less grovelling in oar less in oar aspirations The termination of the war will be the dawn of a new era in the history of the country The will new stage of its career The public heart will throb with more generous noller issues will engage the attention of statesmen A loftier ard of morality will prevail A ter class of public will come upon the stage Purer aims and mow exalted conceptions of truth and will animate people The sterling metal of oar tern life purified as it were by ed from the dross has ao long its shine oat as U has never Evening V V its They Lst ths Lion j H From the June The rapidity of movement and promptness of action which have market recent Military m Missouri on the part of tbe eral troops under of Brigadier General In no uncertain tone of the eminent fitness of that officer for the im- portant duties with which he ia Without waiting for the enemy to gather in provide a receive arms and throw up and by impunity of give secession the prestige of even ing that venerable of tightly bound red which fogy in the is supposed to carry in valiant little lating the energy of and with such force ae be could and with such supplies as were in the military larder at SU started out in pursuit of the rebels and their judging that in as in wins the day wha most vigorously backs his cause Well done Gen la these when the Old Man of the Mountain seems to ah astride of our every military when disorder reigns and inaction the his ic promptness IB worthy of our highest ration We already see the results of the activity which Gen Lyon has displayed Missouri is to-day virtually in possession of bis ful of men If they are not enough to pate they wilt at least hold it in check until reinforcements come erable body of rebel troopers and nor even a respectable number of Border Ruffians can be gathered together without drawing tbe fire of his not a man can be harmed without subjecting who are guilty of the crime to a visit from the loyal men of the Not a field piece or any great number of kets can be sent into the State to be against the without danger of seizure J This is as it should be The traitors of Missouri are learning what Virginia and ought long ago to have been treason has its penalties as well or other crime It is a son that will do them good Down to the day of Gen Lyon's there was no example anywhere of prompt and treatment of that malignant Bat he has set the tion upon a new and at ita root We trust that he wiU be to go on and consummate whit he flas tbat neither timidity nor of ing the precedents wich tape td nor about feelings or infringing some will cause tbe to hold brave men back his and tarn r One or two treasonable sheets in this which have chattered about are now doing their best to prove that some one has taken notice of their folly and thai a compromise maybe had The trick is obvious the No one North or South desires a unless it be timid Union men who have been swept into the ranks of traitors al the and traitors who to be Union at tht North Straight out rebels at the South want to it oat They compelled loyal mm at the North to accept the arbitrament of the sword Tbe loyal North forbore and was divided till Santar and then ad- MOB made compromise impossible What is there to What middle term between law-abiding and Formerly then were political and then compromises were not oat of place Formerly there were ing and a umpire in Congress and the and then premises not impossible Bat now rebels have revolted from the mult of the ptftcefol arbitrament tbw joined and shared tbe chances of soccers They retired from they might have had a They tried to break up the Union trampled on tha Constitution They bave token car have trampled on tbe nation's are in its is Will pair of the fta have the o staU what there to to be and wbo can be parties to a com- ia Evea John Bell declares a rabel and bis a and be rs act does any em tbe lie term between revolution and tbe of tbe lav of the land or Uny are not the but does not If tbe revolution is pat the government may be bat U UM rebel a A will be Mil Wim Mr bos bis Soldiers te he m fran Hews Dr well known as a sut embalming surgeon of yas his as in the United States to embalm tl may be killed in batU whose bodies it U desirable to transportation or other The it will be tbe partner of John Brown in the Harper's Ferry with great success thinks he has knowledge of how Southern killed bodies should b e He has also operated very in New Orleans and other cities The Doctor has received to report himself at Washington and will depart thence early this he will establish his headquarters titt ordered where Preparations have beta tensive busi Tbe necessary apparatus has btf en mads for at a and Aree of embalming fluid and will he carried to Washington bj tbe Doctor This will embalm about nine dred bodies The by which deed bodies are preserved by this process is to open an artery in the wrist aad inject a quantity of this fluid into the veins and arteries The method is very simple and We have seen bodies in a state of vation which were embalmed by this process eight years and are perfectly scoad hope the Doctor will not have occasion to the whole of his fluid the Federal army expresses the hope that if employed upon any one of it wilt be no less a personage than Davis He would take pleasure in injecting a very large amount of fluid in his vaias aad bim as rigid m a marble states Mover FAM The rebels have bit aa way of tbe wind Tbe that of the merchants in that city four hundred dollars for tbe of the family of tbe marderer of Tbe with a of canning wili readily be tbat has beta in boads for tbe n cool It means for carrying on the the of murdered mav whistle fcf the neither tbe principal or they aew of tbe al UM The price paid I with bis
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