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Athens Southern Banner (Newspaper) - December 8, 1860, Athens, GeorgiaA a i. Man Athens ga., saturday morning december i860. Ing tfx from. Maintaining our Honor and while i confess it Makis my face Buen with think these Barking curs thus presume on our cobra Rifice yet i must say there is no More dancer of the r executing the threat than there is in sucking a Oves bleating arabs. Let its now look to the reasons Why icy not make War on us if they could. A a few will suffice. 1st. It must be a profit ass War to them because it is Manifest if they succeeded in conquering us it require As Many soldiers to acc up us in subjection As it took to Quot bring us to submission. It Jay to tied have caged ayin that they a cull Rudt Tai tie. 2d"they a by such h Coli rec drive off from then the Border slave staes who otherwise will for a Lime at least probably the Laniok. Men and presidents and they in the Man Wilile the fattened Oil of our Industry and taxed their ingenuity to devise schemes to Rob us of our pro pity. Our vanity. Has been tickled but i can to see How our Prosperity has been promoted. The truth is we have a prospered in spite 61 the Union. Let us be rid of if and a All that we pay in taxes will be spent at Home and thus our wealth will not be drained off to increase the insolence of out ene a Init a. We will put Northern manufacturers Oil the same foe Ting with the French and thus get our goods a cheaper a than we have Over heretofore purchased. He will Send our. Cottontdiiect7tov-Liverpool and Hurc and thus save Tref Cost of its passing through a dozen hands to each of which a part of it Slicks. Pc will be safely rid of the miserable rot Hub have United their destiny for weal a with the South have you a reflected a it on you situation till be called upon to Send Lei state convention and a to endorse some party for office ? no. For amuse change our Constitution a . Vf3ut a party whose principles breathe destruction to the South is soon a dents and congressmen fill of pcs make fools of our slaves Quot in our women and keep us tip a state of to Crish exc if 1 no Man doubts that must and will last. It i Nance to a Union with and so Long As we hug this our hearts so Long we must to Hiye this dissension. A but this is Iol the most dangcioiisjl0-34� charge of the government a dissension flowing from submission a i party not of Tigh Orlow tariffs internal another in orc to brew Tco ing Ami almost a improvements or Banks one that say , stares is in Ibe a juy seat above the Constitution and it conies from Brethren a a higher Law a a an ordinance Fritz Pniny morning dec. 8, i860. Tolfe True Issue. 3d. They inevitably meet ten corruption of Northern civil War in their own Borders from the we Wilt be pc apr Rouse we must be hands of conservative inn prosperous because we will be Rivee. Hut i said further disunion secesss9n with peace Prosperity and Power. A or submission. With dissension degradation and ruin for Crmen of Georgia 1 this is the Lide Issue. Honest men May deceive themselves and May deceive demagogues May cloak their designs under honeyed names. Timid men May be startled at imaginary Quot evils and threatened consequences. Hut at last the True Issue is stated at the head of this article. Action firm determined immediate action will bring with i Lastig peace and Tranquility Perm not Aid in their unholy crusade. 4th. Peace is a sine qua non w Ith a manufacturing and commercial people and War bring More disasters upon them than upon us be the Issue As it May Weina Ynot have vessels of on own hut the privateers of the world will be at our service. On the other hand we have 110 Cotuner. E which they could Liutti. England and Iio land and France will protect their own Cotton ships and hut is All the Commerce we want. 5th. What could they Hope to edict War with us ? to keep is in the Union. What by arms no one but a Stark mad fanatic could dream of Benefit from such a Union and this brings Roe to the is st. All the real fanatics truly and sincerely desire the Union dissolved. So far from declaring War on us for quitting they rejoice Over it be Quot i in a a up Quot a is a pf4�?� a Nant with so that it is Manifest disunion now will not he followed no civil War but that is not All. It will positively give us that which we have had for Many years peace and Tranquility at Home. How it is easily Pfow every abolitionist has As mud. Right to Georgia As the native georgian. Then we can compel him to have n passport end make him a show his pass a like a any other free negro a a vote our mails Are under the charge of the Federal gov emment. A then we can control them in log us Power and a few words will prove it. The South has never yet realized the great fact that Cotton is King. The. World not Only depends on us for clothing but for bread. 1 do not mean from our Grain. It is Cotton that feeds four million of operatives in England and an equal number a if not More on the continent of Europe and of this Cotton we have d monopoly. England has been trying for years to raise a competitor in India but the London times announces that at last the Experiment is abandoned As a failure. What a e the sources and characteristics of Power not Mere population else the King Dahomey rank above Many european states. Not Mere Ait or science else Greece never have been a province of Rome la Ower lies in the capacity to control the actions of others it May be through their consciences As the papal Power or through their must end War. Tinnie Sion is an impossibility. In Gen Many of her Jio Blest sons v traitors grave rather than. Free negro Rule. No. Traitor st via . It is be cause Ove Georgia a Well that they or become traitors to a the general go eminent. We May condemn their Zed we must regret their rashness a we restrain their violation of Llic Law and yet we cannot help admiring their courage and patriotism. A cot Vertain Conser Tince a say no and will prove it. First. T the not the not have War with us if they could and second they not if they could. First. How could they carry on War against us the army of the United males docs not number Over Twenty Ali Ousami men. They Are scattered All Over the country keeping the in Dian tribes at peace. They dare not withdraw half of them. Moreover most of the officers Are Southern men and As soon fight their fathers As the Bouth. And again Georgia alone can our Nisi 00,000 troops in the Field. It be ridiculous to fight Georgia alone with this pitiful handful of men. But i May be asked can they not get volunteers i say not net to be effective against us. Because 1st, they have fewer arms than we have 2d, they Are less accustomed to the use of fire arms 3d, the Are too cautious i will not Call them cowards to quit their business and Homes to attack us in our own Homes and by our own firesides. 4th. Because it Cost them one thousand dollars a year for a Man they put in the Field. That is the Cost of the present army of the United states in the contrary we fight at Home and for our Liberty and will fight Jur nothing if necessary. Here can they gel Money to keep up such an army As be necessary by a Tariff the Day pro a a our Cotton from them the a Quot ust cease to import and that Day ten in Treasury is bankrupt. 5th. Dec a use nearly one half of their j topic the anti Lincoln Vole is utterly opposed to them and believe that we Are in the Light anti the republicans wrong. Quot whereas however we Dill i in other matters we Are a unit when they attempt to carry out their threat to a whip us into 6th. Because the other Southern states which will not secede however they May doubt our Wisdom and policy will never let a Yankee regiment i Ross their Borders to make War on us. 7lb. Because a Yankee regiment neither n the War of 1 7g or that of cvct4roi\ on Southern boil find they never wit i. because a he a great West a Are toe deeply interested in the Trade of the South and especially the open and Vern dealt d navigation of the Mississippi a diver Ever to consent to War on us. I 9lb because a War on us l \ shut up All their Cotton Mills and turn a a Mosc on them a starving population a rift b for in end to satisfy which give them More than they could. Do at Horne. Both. Because they know that the nations of Europe Are obliged to have our Elton and never suffer an big get Shive War which shut up u their Lactone Ami overturn their gov 7 Emmetts. Here Are ten reasons to show thai they could not carry on War against us if they . 1 Cotile Muhilly them if necessary. These Are enough my second pro pox Tion is that they not if they could. I am perfectly aware that a great Many of the ii newspapers and their orators talk very largely about a a whipping the South it they dare to but i know the biggest Coward is he who talks most about what he is going to these lying braggart Are merely on the other hand continued submission to. Abolition aggression must be attic did with unending broils a a contentions shameful disgrace and de gradation and utter and hopeless ruin. K this so ? done to take my word for it. A to the Law and to the listen to and read the argument. If it is tic believe and act on it. If false reject it and follow men have a horror of disunion and have so Long been taught by politicians to look upon it As the Siim Ofell evils Liat they will not do themselves the Justice to Stop and think what it really is fanatical conscience of these people is �?1. 1----- a 11 so aroused by a sense of their responsibility for slavery in their own government. Then Uliey will feel no More responsibility for our sin than they do now cubans and will trouble us no More than they now disturb the spaniards in Cuba or the master in Brazil. Svetc their underground railroads steal our slaves. Then our overground Gallows Sti etch their necks. The question is answered. But again politically we shall have peace. For forty years we have been More or less troubled by the continued War on slave y. Tunc and again we have been assured that it no More enter As an element in our polities and yet it has risen again to vex harrass and annoy us. Who is hot sick and Lii cd of it ? secession gives us peace iii this respect. We shall have no More wrangling in Congress a More party divisions on it. The a everlasting Nigger a will be out of our politics at least. But i cannot dwell longer on this Point. Wili be peaceable in itself and Ichill ring peace and Tranquility with it. My second proposition is that it will bring permanent Prosperity. I am told that we arc a prosperous people now and a Good Many like Sam Slick a let Well enough we Bavo been prosperous. God gave us a generous soil the monopoly of Collon. And the Best Labouring population adapted toils cultivation. We could not help prospering. Some Are disposed to give the glory to the Union. I give it to god and our glorious old state. I have tried hard to see How this Union has helped s to be prosperous and i can to see it. On the contrary we have prospered in spite of it. 1 look to the government and i find that it takes from the South in taxes and otherwise every year about Lily of dollars and it distributes Back to the South not quite Twenty millions and i cant Sec How the loss of thirty millions annually helps us to be prosperous. I look to the Laws and i find How the pour Northern lad is paid by the government a Bounty for being industrious and going to sea to make a living and i Doul find any a Roth Ion anywhere for the poor Southern boy equally industrious and equally needy and 11 ant see How this partiality helps us to be prosperous. I look to our Commerce and i find the English and Muteli and French vessels coming from new York to a with it one Box of freight and willing to bring Tny got is at half the Price the Yankee master charges me and yet they dare not a it because die Law forbids me to Send it except in Yankee vessels and for the life of me i can to see How this robbery of me for the Benefit of the Yankee helps us of the in our Prosperity. I look to the Tariff and i tit d All tin �?z6�?z11ioiu goods i want taxed High to a protect it they . 1 could Muhilly them Northern Industry a a and All the goods necessary Lanse Are enough in uses on a the free list a and 1 con Ray second pro pox ton is that they less i Atn too Blind to see How this in not it they . I am per equal to helps the South to be pro pc factly aware that a great Many of the ii Rous. V newspapers and their orators talk be a in a Short i Lave watched the work to Lares la about Nhin Ninor if it sny Oil. A nos of since its of mation and the division seems to have been a the South has taken the honors and the North Lias taken lie we have furnished them with states m allow All an equal voice in the government. A House divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect teds House to fall but i erase to be divided. Lining perjury injustice and a god Grant that upon this Issue ans will not exhibit self mortify divided councils. Ople of clan Joe High and Low Rich poor Learned and unlearned you Georgia a As far As. Your county t. J Ouart All you must de for Georgia. Then think of All legs connected with your situation inform yourselves Well then and and god be with you in your decision. Our views we shall cordially give vision with the Federal government ii a it you of read them rom pm finances As the Roth Ehilda a Power or through their fears As Napoleons Power or through their interests As the Cotton Power. But Power it Kalteis not whence it comes May command peace declare War control diplomacy direct common cd nay to the extent of its influence is omnipotent. The Cotton Power extends throughout the world wherever a shill is worn and through every class irom the jewelled Crown to the peasants cot. Have we not the Power in the Union i May be asked. The Union has it and it has been used by the a -,.�-4imet.i of made England Grant privileges to the Yankees in her fisheries Settle advantageously to Maine and Massachusetts the North Eastern Boundary extend the Paral Lei of 49 degrees n. I at. To the Pacific Ocean for the Benefit of free labor and time and again Lias aided diplomacy to obtain Mccog minion of claims made by our Yankee Brethren. But i am the time or occasion when it was used for the Benefit of the South. Our Sledge Hammer has Bren dexterously wielded and done Good Sci vice but like the balance of the government has done us no Good. 1 have heard it said we had no a by to protect our Commerce no army to defend our shores. My countrymen a a a tic d Nett a. The world will come to us for our Trade and the world will protect its own Commerce. The world is More interested in our Cotton Fields than we Are and we thus have without treaties the Alliance of the Thorld. Let inc combat Here another idea which 1 conceive to be entirely erroneous. It this that after disunion the Noite a and the South must necessarily be enemies. I see no necessity for and no sense in such a state of things. Our present difficulties arise from our Union under one government. By dissolving that tie we will remove this fruitful cause of trouble. African slavery will tic Ruby exclusively our affair and of no concern to them. Their on sciences will be easy and their interests will dictate to them to let us alone. Why can we not live As Friendly Aseo Tenn Inous nations i see no reason. On the contrary i can see in the future How we May mutually promote the glory and Well being of each other. And god knows that in ceasing to belong to the Union i do not cease to be an american another question deserves notice in this connection. Can Georgia alone by secession obtain this peace Prosperity and Power ? Candor requires me to say not with the same Sci Dainty or to the same extent especially in the item of Power. To Wield that effectively enough of the Cotton states must go out to a dec it la Ltd control of the crop. South Cerolina Georgia Alabama Florida and Mississippi furnish at least three of births of the Cotton crop together they could Wield this Power. If Arkansas Louisiana tax annd n. Carolina come in the monopoly be Complete. They will be compelled to follow very soon. The Border states will be slower in coming but they dont make Cotton and add very Little to our Power. I think i have shown that peace Prosperity and Power follow disunion. I turn now to the second proposition that dissension Tegra Dalion and ruin must follow submission. It will require but few words to prove this to be True. If tame submission could be Loreed on the South a by a majority of our own people any Man of that majority expect peace and Tran Nti Iliev in Tom Union ? a wifi ninth a inevitable. Then what will georgians say and what will georgians do some will Sty a they have violated the jaw and let them take the consequent a Csc a a others will say a they were will aug to die for us and Quot our Honor and we will die with Here is. Dissension Over which we May brother against brother. All the Hoy rows of civil tear must follow tame sob Mission. another of the consequences. Of submission enumerated in my proposition is degradation. Degradation in our own eyes in the eyes of Northern men in the eyes of the world. I con fess this is a View of the subject whirl i dislike to contemplate. The very Ber we serve but one party the Sou i a arc looking to the Best interest and safety of but one people the men women children and negroes of the South will convinced the i words were engraved upon the Entrance to the chief shrine at Delphi. May this be written on the Bannerot Georgia soon. Abraham Lincoln has been elected president a sectional Man on a sectional platform by a sectional party elected by a minority and negro Vole and by soil Quot nine or ten slates that have nullified a clause of the cons Titu All Legal dts inc lion Between individuals of the same Community founded in any such circumstances As col it it a origin and the like Are hostile to the Genius of our ins dilutions. Slavery must cease of american Liberty must perish. 1 embrace this Opportunity of de daring my disapprobation of that clause of the Constitution which denies to a portion of the coloured people the right of a Southern Man he Points to his re Cord. O in Justice to yourselves your wives and your a children can you live under the same Banner with men Hutu i Ettl marts ? a Quot arouse Southern Man and be Quot your danger a a few years ago the Republican party could be counted Only by dozens now it numbers millions. Have you forgotten la Arpcik a ferry the violations of the Constitution have you forgotten that you have been told our slaves shall be freed of have you forgot that Lincoln in elected ? do you sing songs to the Union when Fred Douglas rejoices Over the Bear any injustice suffer any wrong she cannot be kicked have you any desire to Fellowship with the North listen to one of their senators a a the election of Lincoln has oper expect it trill Ald upon the South in a manner in-1 i native of the damned they Are go ing into demoniacal Phr Enzy. To the South Vve say Babylon is Lallon and is become a the habits Tion of and the Hole of every foul spirit and Cage and hateful Birds Gnu hath judge a tie which did cd erupt the a artly with her fornication and hath avenged the blood of his servants will they Burn their houses Cut their throats do they think they can bully the North ? of what a Union now is ours a a bla6k. Republican president one whose constituency have violated and repudiated obligations solemnly pledged defied the authority of the government and have enacted treason into a Laic. A 4 with Liat heart can you say Union now ? be offered to Massachusetts scholar successful statesman and Christian gentleman and the i a my of Warren Hancock Adams Webster and Otis the state contain ing Plymouth Rock the Cradle of to a Bunker Hill the Athens of America forgetful of the past regard possibility of being subjected to ,1 a clause of the const to Limul j. A cd 1 will have slavery but this party say they serve a a a higher Law a and Are pc a a ask a coat us a ssh rather hide the picture from me until i awake amid the horrors of the reality. But in pics enting this question to the countr should protect their olt n Honor and the hour for of the state from this deep degrade rain. Arc you not a subjected people ? a Mere province of the North ? do they not elect your president without even asking you to help do they not Combine on one single ideas Viz to hate and to Iris you have Epif not said Garrin and again that you Wouk not submit to abolition Rule ? did they not taunt you As boasting liars who eat your own words ? both before and since the election of Lincoln have they not dared you to quit and Are they not every Day threatening to whip Aye u7.y you ii Ito , and to hang As High As Hainan everyone who like Trie advises you to re a a stance and can you submit to All t ? Ilsc a Mil in this without degradation his soul is made of different stuff from mine who is not fired by the thought until he swears a mis Tanee the last consequence of to which 1 will allude a tic eventual ruin of the South in All her Indus Lri Al resources. Proc Lum to the stare must follow submission to abolition Rule. Nominal slavery of the negro May ail will continue Lor a time perhaps for years. Men will hug the delusion to to their hearts that because slavery not abolished by Sattur the institution Stilt tires they will hold on trailing for the overt act alas what delusion slavery once existed nil Over Europe Quot nominal slavery does not exist now in. J but few and Small nations. And yet a except Russia it has never been abolished by statute in one. Now the ii was it abolished 1 july being made unprofitable. That is not unconstitutional and that is the tray the abolitionists propose to act. And Whilo they arc Hemming us in by free states harrass ing our lives with incendiaries and insurrections stealing our property and destroying its value to Are bugging to our hearts the dead letter of the constitutions searching its provisions for some constitutional Way to arrest their Quality in the Union a Wili not the a a irrepressible conflict continue a does any sane Man supposed the Northern fanatics will be satisfied with the loaves and fishes of office ? he does them Gross injustice. Seward and his hypocritical Cievo of demagogues want nothing else but the True abolitionist has another purpose. And now suppose the Union men Are right and Congress a cups lib Coln from doing us the food a until slavery is exterminated. Lincoln was elected for but one purpose. Let his own papers Tell it. A the position of the Lincoln Patty toward the South is this slavery is a sin the sum of All Villa inies if our country is not to narc All free it will become All slave we Wilt therefore make Iti All free a a Vern Argus Maine. F \ some Tell us Lincoln is elected by a majority that we must submit and wait for some overt act. A majority of voters have not elected him. Suppose they had. A a submission to the will of the majority is not a Princi Jile of our Federal government submission is to the Constitution und the Laws made in conformity with one state has the right to govern All if the Constitution is on its Side. When fanatics and free negroes four rites and red republicans band together with infidel a Eye hrs and preachers and become too pure in their Faith too holy in their Zeal when the Bible is placed under foot duties and obligations laughed at and the Constitution ceases to Rule Southern men inns then look out for the Law of self pres i ration. We do not believe there is a straight out Union Man in Georgia All say something must be done. Some say wait. Troup Man you have delayed for years. Liat a Mac you gained a the peace and safety of the slave hold Jing states arc endangered you have. Seen the Best tics that bound the Union broken you have seen Mutual Confidence und fraternal feeling disappear you have seen the business arrangements of the country shaken yes you have waited arc your roubles gone your skies brighter Union Man of 1850, you have waited ten years for an overt Acle has it come ? we know hot what overt act Means but Limaye Hearl that actualizing a sentiment was an overt act. Embodying All their hatred into a platform acting upon it robberies and quieting ourselves wbu1lc�o>>� a president holding All the Sweet Lullaby of the a a Star spal by is a a Chis an overt act led and a a the glorious but you have waited Union Man what what do suck a people deserve for to see a party obtain Quot control of More than we Skall receive utter and hopeless ruin ? a people of Georgia 1 the True Issue is before , with peace Prosperity and port or or submission with dissension degradation and ruin. The Fate of your children and your children a children depends on your Calm firm deliberate action. Hesitate now and we Anegone forever. 15e men and your destiny is glorious May the god of our fathers direct us aright a be Calm our submission friends arc anxious for everybody to a be a and a Good inane True resistance Quot men Are led off to Echo the injunction to a be this be curious advice Given to a Man when his House is on fire and his children sleeping almost in re sch of fre flames. A Keg of Gunpowder is trader your floor and a Lunatic is holding a Torch almost touching the train which will set it Oft but a be Calm a a a done to be Stop and Reeson awhile with Thoj Snatic. Maybe his reason will come Bact Beju Natick. Would you listen to such advice a it is As Wise As to Tell Southern men to be Calm when abolitionists. Are grasp ing the Power to crush them forever we have but three months in which to work. On the 4th of March 1801, to arc either slaves in the Union or freemen out of it. Let True men and georgians decide f�5r themselves. To Quot i test Bead the articles in this Kalra Youk self and then let your Friend to read them. Party the government who say that no Mote slave states shall be added. You have waited to see nearly All of the free states nullify a clause of you have waited to see negro Equality advocated in a presidential Campaign to see 14000 negroes Aid Ohio to make your president you have waited to see a Midnight As Sassin invade a Southern slate you have waited to see your friends and dives in Texas sleeping with their a a by their Side to Tec sixty eight a cars of Congress endorse a Book sinful to read you have waited religious denominations Sunder parties broken up supreme court decisions derided to see the Smith armed to protect herself from in North to see republicanism in Power. What wait you for now ? listen. A a we Are therefore now experiencing the last expiring struggle of Southern fanaticism. We shall teach every rebel at the South that this government is too Strong and that they must submit to the will of a a Bee of Boston. But we Are told Wail Lincoln May be conservative. My fiend have you forgotten to Witjas roasted in bos ism Liri Browne sashes armed men Spring do you Trust to Lincoln a conservatism ? do you place Confidence in a Man that prove traitor to his friends ? but we Are informed that frequently men Fly from their platform so use them Only during the election that Lincoln May deceive his party. Since his election he has said my speeches Are Ray record. To them then it us gov. I hear him a no Man is Good enough to govern another Man with a out the others consent Thia is the Sheet Anchor of american republicanism sign so As to enable them to Cunt id Congre Schange the Constitution alter the supreme court and hasten your destruction ? some say in the Teeth of your threats in the face of our warnings to elect Lincoln is doubtless an insult but we will Overlook it and remain in the Union and perhaps obtain our lights. Let us see if republicanism will Compromise with we Wili refer to the leading and most influential paper of Illinois a if the i Iouli remains in and behaves herself slavery will he will be Democrat. Do you think the Liberty Hills will be abolished ? let them answer a a was the Laws of certain states designed to secure the personal Liberty of their inhabitants those states will modify repeal or retain them is their own people shall pee fit Oral when they see Fiti this to comply with the arrogant. Desantis of outsider?.�?T�?T�?a 1 Tribune will you stand by the Union ? it was formed by the Constitution a a to establish Justice insure Domestic Tranquility provide for the common Ile Felie promote the general welfare and a secure the blessings of and now we loved that Union How dear its memories. But now is insured is Justice established or. Your blessings secured or. Lincoln come to Cha lesion on a Friendly visit even if accompanied by live Hundred armed men a it it Athens you dare entertain him yet this is Tig National president. Washington and Jefferson and Monroe travelled about in the North and a Allied their negroes no Otic Inte lured with them of dare visit Michi pin and Cany the nurse of your Little infant your nurse he taken and you be Ineasie elated in t Penitentiary. Yet this is the Union which the blessings of Liberty Are soured. L u you cling to the Union mid say to Vtipil Appeal to thu conservative men of the North i Eli Tny Friend we tried that the lil i of november and yet or. Everett the statesman Ami Patriot in his own la Tate was badly Defeated. Do you suppose the republicans regret their Success Ami expect Justice at their hands ? listen to one of their United states senators one Yiu May rail mailman yet one upon whom they place senatorial Robes a to night thank god lec fluid with the slave grower beneath our we have crushed it and ground it to powder and inc d ire the Disua Jonisu a it do their tears wiil you look to or. Lincoln for an Eli Lieut fugitive slave Law r let an influential paper it Ltd a his party answer a a talk about enforcing the fugitive slave Law in the North. The thing is impossible. To please the South the Law might stand upon our statute books yet who does not know it is a dead letter a a Chicago Democrat. Do you imagine that the republicans intend to give peace let us alone come up to the Constitution let them answer a the North can yield no More than she Lias yielded she has just said so emphatically and she Means it. We Are not prepared to fall on our fares and Uay we Art sorry for what we have deliberately done alter striving for years to do it and All the appeals of North Cril confederates of treason will never stir us one liars breadth towards surrendering to the foe we have just 2fcw Haven journal in courier. A do you think by waiting and remaining in the Union your slate prop Eity will he Safe ? listen a a the Only thing that makes any Southern Man plead for the Union is the Hope that the republicans will not be True to the movement which has placed them in a Tower. no Mem be deceived. The Union Runn st exist with Slaven this is a fixed times. Southern Man Why did you conic into thu Union ? for Mutual Protection and a guaranty of our what Are you receiving ? let the. Embodiment of r a Pulica nisin the selected and popular at Horne senator Sumner of Massachusetts answer a a insult upon insult has been Given the South yet she is so afraid of the North she will Suh Iuit to any indignity Neeti Eill land of Yale , the Alma mater of Many Southern men land of Sherman Huntington Wol Coli Ellsworth Ingersol and ill House has herself against the can st Ika Tiou ? is it Union when Rhode Island governs herself ably without any Constitution yet treats with scorn the Constitution of her country ? we think her government is founded on the provisions of the baiter granted to the colonies by Charles ii this charter was annulled by the declaration but the form of government was preserved without much variation. Yes we have loved i lies Union could love it yet but not As it is. The conservative men of the North we can never forget nobly they fought the Battle for the Constitution but fanaticism Lias won the Day. They have been prostrated at Home and republicanism declares we too shall submit that our institutions shall be exterminated and that the South after her plot Ivsic a ions shall Bac Down. A will the South cat dirt she will. She can Huly brag bluster and lie but when action comes count her Chicago Democrat. And this miserable taunt at the High toned constitutional Loving South comes from an influential Republican paper. Union Man behold the dangers that surround you. Ii Ait until Lincoln is inaugurated president until Republican Federal Sofii Iesals Are iii the Post offices on. M ii routes in custom houses and other Federal wait while republicanism marches in the slave slate Missouri has a Republican congressman the slave Eity Baltimore has one thousand Republican voters they arc determined to exterminate Al the y the government is in their hands the North is in their Power Diali we wait to be treated As a tin Quot Turcus of Napoleon third did the austrians in Italy first make us 1 i prisoners and then Rah us a a 11 8linolil&Quot we secede if at any tii pc. Reason should return to the North should republicans return to lire principles that taint when the country was formed should utterly repudiate her Lanai Eisin am anarchical doctrines and ask As Agnir lit suing with Here should she confess that Flash in ton was Correct who n or warned Ira a countrymen against lie formation and Success of a sectional parly As the Only an Ger to the liberties of the people or to the safely of he confederacy should they say this and that regardless of his War.die-, madly we have formed a sectional Parry bringing with it lire consequent cd he feared and we Hare dissolve a Iris cur glorious Tinion. For years the South Lias Par Irneli Insi it upon tier constitutional years we have not Only denied Lium. But also have Endeavor a it regulate their local institutions my Repi the. Idea that the slave staler Shink govern themselves in respect to their Wii pro a it Vily. A in their own limits and we have ies ruled that their citizens should he coerced into submission causing this i Uicon to a danger Viu Sleat of u Protection a cur1�?T instead of a Blessing to the Southern Stales their go big out of the Union was the work of our hands the sin rests Heads. If the South will again unite with us we will stand by the t Quality and tin tights of the states we will Sre that a Southern Man May travel in any state with his slave and none molest or make him a let pc Wili stand by every right the South under the Constitution a Fin in nixed slates and under the Laws and constitutions of separate states slavery shall not be abolished in the District of Columbia or v. Here Ever it now exists in be Union and the slave Traje Between the states not hit interfered with by Congress lie util that the South Lias equal rights in All tin Terry tories of this government that no More Homestead Bills shall be infer con giving Homes to ail but is people that we will Sre that furl Vitinu to Unrue no slavery agitation shall annoy the soothe no tariffs Revenue or n r Viga Ion Laws shall he Pri Jodi rial to the South to slates. At in ail a to Eccl. Quot a Ball be on a per fact Quality Ioviti. Till fir. States. It the Northern slates should after separation Cometo us and guarantee Ibe above c think on it. As to the Southern states remaining in the Union meeting in conventions laying Down Ultima turns and expecting a fair and equitable Compromise or adjustment front republicans we know of Bill one they rail. Make Burn up their platform to nil so utter to up to the Constitution and nut Siri. At a a name of any slept Blean As caudate it it a. V the electoral . Southern Man in you we Appeal. N to parties for republicanism Lias blotted out parties. And Formen to Taik it it a party is absurd. Of. Crawford , Lvonne Cabaniss Trippe Miller Walts an secession. Civo up old party feeling. I Moe racy is dead and who Isa Union Man per so lire party that resists the Ngun a Sions of the North is the Ortity parly Loru to have. Then let us be Why should we in Clarke run two or three tickets for the convention t wiry ran Wen some Way unite t arc we not All for Somo kind of resistance 1 Union Man do not a Bush the tee Essien is Dono Tsay his object u to build a democracy adv Artee certain men. In Are an old whig an old Union Man of the last Campaign do you suppose so simple As to take passage in a wreck we have it night democracy about As As you Quot we aided you in driving the lat to its coffin do you imagine us assist in galvanizing u Corpse. Away with such nonsense. There Are no panic now. And Georgia is in on to the Rescue. Union sail do not Waii secessionists enemies to Union or i Constitution. W liar clause of the Constitution have they Broket a what at Edc nullified the republicans nor the s. Sion Isis arc the enemies of the ,.ry, Prosperity happiness Liberty arid g�rame-4 of this Couvil a. Secessionist do not Call Union ii n enemies to the. South. They lev. Chr Hunt that once was the one of , id Quot Franklin or admins of Jefferson. I Henry and of Mason of to re ii Anil --1 hums of Clinton and of Rutledge. Vet a a a i they think Northern has d the overt act a Little too far fur sourly a endurance. They Wiser to make one Effort to Rescue the country irom Seward id Sumner. 7atvvju> fear of the they will die Quot if need lie. I 1 11 tin so Meset rat we Are a Listl a it be South they have a Mph 1, i patriotism he any. And whenever in mom no. We Inove never been one Jhu a a be Ous lip u Liv nor to we desire to tee one state go publicans freighted with insult and that alone out of the Union bul we Earnest a wish to see the South save i Erselle the Union with a a its Many states town-1, am monuments a my c lust it a of a tit Ami scenes it lotions fac cts a heaven knows we have loved bul our a film Best country is our Home a and to demand her rights her Equality to he willing to defend her institutions republicanism Calls treason. The Union As it was the Constitution As it is we have fought and died for but a Union now is one with hostile fanatics and free negroes. Yes 1 the Union we All loved we love now. And family cherish the memories of Ilio a who pledged life Fortune and Honor to maintain their Independent a. Yet now our a National Flag is in the hands of an enemy to the peace happiness and Prosperity of that Union for whom Litis pledge was made. The Union our fathers fought for dots not exist. The Banner we loved an enemy carries who give Llic stars to the North the stripes to the South a a to you Union Man we to us von May say of Are alarmed a too Hasty a the storm will pass by and c exhibit on the receding Clouds a Rainbow sure sign of future god Grant Muir Hopes Ami not our fears Nav come to pass. One Wilfing we do know if our fears May merge into realities we know the Union men of Georgia will be As prompt and Cady to Steve her As the Foremost. Pc must say that the Wisest safest arid policy for the South in out estimation is to sever the connection that binds tier to the Union. Were it for us to decide for the South we dislike to see one or two states secede alone they might not be Able to ride the storm. We see no use in making repositions to the republicans we see nothing to expect from an overt act Pla Foini. A party that will deliberately violate so solemn an agreement As the Constitution will we a a car pay but Little attention to the wat rings of a convention. So that our deliberate and candid opinion lie for the South to secede. Let. Her be True to herself a her institutions Ever remembering the of nations Quot and we can but believe that Providence. Will preserve and bless the Southern country. I inc ii v. Ai impotent As Par a Thad and final a Cal Nia Jori it Umi the Banner the Constitution c substituted by another Quot Ilay u i tube to a he slate life boats their n i it and their Hon Rosaio is to the South As yours. Kend Fiche tilings Southern Man hurriedly and disconnect edly suntan in. A i nce Tion with item read these extracts ii oui letter and i speech from two men a Corla has delighted to Honor. A a the Issue is vital. It has not been made by the slate nor by the in a thanni Stales. It has Boon forced upon us. Shall we not meet it 1 Shail we Rio Usalj shrink from its <2ci�ion / it i it True that to pal Agar cd ions a a Eor Jas h a determined to of Flor no re stun a. I sul the ? right to resist she cannot Kiriti. now she is called upon to to narc the her meet it with Jar Annc amps and . The Lone of Northern fanaticism Abate not in in frenzy Ami insolence. It pro sos in rapidly to tie Ott it diabolical designs. And what Chirk has thu Progress have we any under the it Ian it hed rues it i parliamentary i we be a Fitch anything Quot by argument and up it a a to the reason Ltd four Northern or sors can we obtain shelter under Broad shield of the Constitution i no a a these a set Ain an he. Jul ii Ikon 1s5i. A do not place a Low estimate Upen Tho value of the t Nion to the state hut i do not consider its dissolution with nil the manifold attending evils of such an event in full View refute me the a Renfoe w Lamity that could befall us. whenever the government is brought in hostile array against me and mine. / att for disunion openly boldly and fearless Ltd far revolution. When that rogues in c i r it docs Down with the Poopert Imant Bill be my tnoiloy�?1.7. Stephens do pkg i a Klutt y. A a Dent be fio say to. It if Llic m an a of fully to stay in a falling House. It rash beyond roast n to Stop to arg Nuj a with the rising title. It is rash in the extreme to Trust to your feeble voice to drown the Thunder or drive Back the storm. Southern Man none of these Are More rash than you when you follow the Blind com Tsou of disappointed and Defeated politicians who seek to rebuild a broken reputation and Power by Erviti out a a Union urious when the Tiefa is gone. No Man who is at Ali acquainted with the history of the past to years can believe tor a moment that anything can be done Lay Tempo izing with these fanatics. Our Only Hope is to strike while our hands Are five. A a done to be. Rash a Anil think you can defend after Are tied. A \ a a
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