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the conscript fathers ? Shall Sumner have no his nomination by the Chicago Convention-at EDITORIAL ARTICLES:
negro constituency ? and is the emancipated Afri- one time both warm and general—to grow cold so Mr. Johnson in England.. Naturalization....
99 can to be excluded from Senatorial representation? suddenly. It will also account for the Radical What Makes Us Grow ..... Every Man His Own Ice-House.......
We fear the compromise will be unavailing, and distrust of the Supreme Court and the unwillingThe Lancashire Lass......... Steam-the Locomotive...............
The Times must go one step further and gladly ness of Congress to permit any question involving CONTRIBUTED:
welcome the “radical change in the nature and the Constitutionality of the Reconstruction Acts Peabody Institute-Academy of Music-First Public Concert...
102 character of the Government,” which it declares to arise before that tribunal. CORRESPONDENCE:
will become “more a Government of the nation An Attempt to Overthrow the Virginia Judiciary.103
and less a Government of States; more consoliREVIEWS:
A number of European Rachmals—of the deepThe Amazon..
...................... ......103 |dated in actual power as well as in its forms and Jest Red Republican hue-ha issued an address Mohun .... The December Magazines...................
....105 modes of action; and will approach more nearly to to the People and Congress o he United States, POETRY:
the imperial form of a Democratic Government in which, after the usual phras of glorification, "In Utroque Fidelis". NEWS SUMMARY:
than many will think wise or safe.” Ah! the they directly appeal for Ameri In intervention in Foreign..
narrow gulf, which separates it, and that strange the affairs of Europe generally and Spain particDomestic.... THE MARKETS..
political anomaly, Republican conservatism, from ularly. They invoke the influence of the great
| ultra Radicalism, is easily bridged; and as we read principle of the equality of races, which stirred THE STATESMAN will be mailed to Subscribers that “the tendency of public sentiment is clearly the North against the South, one half of the Reout of Town, and furnished to Newsdealers in the
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| We have the programme of a new organization mirea
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not say a Government the world ever saw. These Jacobins, early in the Week to receive prompt notice. Ad- political organization, for its projectors propose howed
s propose however, are practical, with all their smooth talk, vertisements must be left at the Office on or before to style it “A Christian party," and it is to go for ti Thursday, otherwise they will be too late for inser-[into the political arena under that designation. | Mark how naivelu they reason:
to 80 for they look to trouble, and want material aid.
"Should there tion in that Week's paper.
Strange to say, Gotham is the theatre upon which Applications from Persons desiring to act as the Pharisees are first to appear:
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“What we wish to accomplish in New York is munications should be addressed to
I to get every one to voting, woman with the rest. (in this mission of defence include the RepubliTHE STATESMAN,
and this because she is the purest and best. Then cans. All Republicans are your citizens!” This No. 162 Baltimore Street, we need to combine all Christians-have for oncel: m
ce is worse than the Kossuth absurdity, and shows
mon Council, and' Judiciary of Christians; and that the European agitators have been largely
of American Radicals promise universal emancipainitiating this beatific idea is the official reporter
tion to all “crushed and insurgent peoples” The more moderate Republicans are beginning beginning for Plymouth Church. The number before us
throughout the universe. They certainly do not to give in their adhesion to the Radical purpose to contains a six-column sermon of Henry Ward |
comprehend the difference between a Tribune regulate suffrage in the States by means of the Beecher, from which fact we infer that the can
leader and a Treasury estimate, nor understand national authority. When first suggested, this vass of 1872 is to be inaugurated, under the
the American fashion of buttering parsnips with idea was confined to a few ultra and extreme power of his name, as the Christian candidate
fine words—and nothing else. papers of the classes respectively represented by for the Presidency. His supporters will have no The Independent and the Washington Chronicle. complaint to make of his silence or reticence One need not wonder at the mistaken appreciBut already the discussion of a few weeks has had though the doubt if from his past magazine of ation which the European Radical forms of his the effect to whip in the conservative press, and
speeches and sermons—which are to make up the Am
ve up the American brother, when we find in a leading Reby the first Monday in December, we suppose, it campaion docume
campaign documents—we may educe much of the publican paper, professedly of the more conwill be a Republican dogma. The New York
K spirit which is attributed to the shibboleth of servative school, such intensified stuff and nonTimes accepts it—as it does everything else with to-day—"Let us have peace."
sense as the following: “And yet we know that a qualification-designed, we presume, to salve its
upon the American Republic is imposed a mission rebellious conscience and reconcile its halting A letter of Chief Justice Chase, written in for freedom and republicanism throughout the judgment. It proposes that every citizen of the April last to Mr. Hilliard, of Alabama, has been world, not to be shirked. It is our mission to United States shall vote, in all the States, for recently published. It is remarkable for the very hold up before the nations the high attractions of President and members of Congress, leaving the decided expression of Judge Chase's opinion that Democracy, the greatness of a Free People, the State Legislatures free to prescribe the qualifica- the Southern States "have never been other than supremacy of Man. It is our mission to develop tions of voters for all other officers. How about States within the Union since they became parties from the Democratic idea a better government, a Senators of the United States? They would be to the Federal Government, and that the failure purer society, wiser and juster laws, and a higher elected in some instances by Legislatures chosen to maintain their independence in the conflict of type of national character than have ever been by a limited suffrage. Does The Times fancy that arms which followed, left them States still within possible under a system of repression and despotits party whips will be satisfied with such half- the Union.” This opinion of the Chief Justice ism”—but we will not quote farther. Now, all way allegiance as this? Is the voice of the man was doubtless fully understood at the date of his this school-boy fustian is employed to convey to and the brother'' to be heard only in the selection letter-in February last-and affords an explana- these ranting European insurgents a gentle reof Representatives and to be silent in the choice of tion of the reasons which caused the advocacy of fusal of their modest request. The philosophy
Notes of the Week.
of our Republicanism is like that of History-it Mr. Johnson. His silence at Sheffield-after Mr. belong. To determine Mr. Johnson's position in teaches by example, but it keeps wonderfully Roebuck's speech-and his bearing at Liverpool, the field of politics has always been a difficult clear from taking risks in the performance of its at the Chamber of Commerce dinner, we thought problem. He has been on a good many sides of great mission to the "nations.” It has no fancy equally dignified and becoming his position as an a great many questions, and on no side very long. for pulling other people's chesnuts out of the fire. American Minister and a gentleman-terms which, As respects the mission in which he is at present
.. for the credit of the country, we are sorry to say, engaged, we believe that he will arrive at practiThere has been a vast amount of explanation are no
on are not always, nor even usually, synonymous. cal and satisfactory results-if those results have and defence published this week in behalf of Mr. w
r: We have agreed neither with those who think not already been attained-as soon as any man Minister Washburne. But it seems insufficient that
gent that Mr. Johnson should have offered some pub- who could have been sent from this country; all to relieve him from the severity of criticism which in
ism which lic rebuke, which in the nature of the case would the sooner, in fact, because the English like him, greeted the first intelligence of his flight from
gnt from have been nothing less than an insult, to Mr. Roe- and he has shown very frankly that he likes them. Paraguay, although he has the valuable endorse-| buck or Mr. Laird-nor with those who contend We do not believe that the round of ovations and ment of Mr. James Watson Webb. The Herald that
lerald that he should have marked his disapprobation civilities by which his career in England has been still declares that Washburne has brought a stig-loft
a stig of the course of those gentlemen, by staying away marked, and the warm response which he has ma upon the American name by his cowardice
from entertainments to which they were invited. everywhere made to the attentions which have and his abuse of official position; while the Tri
Either course would have been in the worse pos- been heaped upon him, have been any hindrance bune, without retracting its harsh judgment of
sible taste. That Mr. Johnson should be invited to the success of his diplomatic undertakings. It last week, characterises his correspondence as not
to the Cutler's feast at Sheffield, and that the is to be regretted, to be sure, that he should creditable to the diplomatic service. The extent Liverpool Chamber of Commerce should tender make so many speeches, in apparent neglect of of Mr. Webb's bolstering of his late colleague is, I him the civili
gue is, him the civility of a banquet, were both natural the rule which bids a man think twice before he that under the same circumstances his own con-lan
con and proper. That he should accept both invita- speaks once. A little attention to this rule might duct would have been precisely the same. Oft
tions was equally matter of course. Mr. Roe- possibly have saved him from the melancholy that we presume there is no ground for a shadow
buck being at the time the representative of Shef-blunder into which he fell the other day, in of doubt.
field in the House of Commons, and Mr. Laird speaking to an English and educated audience of Amendments to the Constitution seem to have being then, as he is still, the member from Birken- King John as a monarch whose memory would become epidemic. Almost every Radical paper head, it was hardly to be expected that, out of always be cherished with gratitude because of his has a pet one which it is assured will certainly be compliment to Mr. Johnson or to the American precious gift of Magna Charia. Every schooladopted. The last is the offspring of Harpers' people, those gentlemen's names should be omit-girl is better posted about what occurred at RunWeekly, and is designed to establish, by the force ted from the list of invitations on an occasion of nymede, and Mr. Johnson, we are sure, at one of an amendment, the truth that 'we are an ac- the kind, or that being invited, they should not time in his life, read Blackstone, if he never attual nation." "If there be no nation,” says that feel themselves perfectly free to be present. tentively studied English history. The truth is, inspired journal of civilization, “if the Union be Meeting them as he was compelled to do on those one of Mr. Johnson's great foibles is a dispoa mere league of sovereign and independent States, occasions, and as he is liable to do on many others, sition to interpret too literally St. Paul's injunceach State must be left to determine for itself any manifestation of feeling on Mr. Johnson's tion, to be "all things to all men." He likes to whom it will authorize to take part for it in the part against either of them was wholly uncalled say what he thinks it will be pleasant to his audigeneral deliberations. But, if we are an actual for. Mr. Johnson is simply the accredited Min-tors to hear. Hence his letter, the other day, to nation, we ought ourselves to determine the ques- ister of the Government of this country to the the agent of the Liverpool and Texas Steamship tion.” This proposition is expressed with some-Government of England. He has no business to Company--an emigration enterprise-which has thing of the lucidity of mud; but we suppose it carry with him or exhibit in public the preju- made the Republican press everywhere irate, demeans that "we"—that is, the chosen saints of dices, whether of liking or of dislike, of an indi- nying the existence of any abnormal or unusual Radicalism-are to constitute the nation ; and, as vidual or a party. Suppose, by any possibility, amount of violence and disorder in that State. such, are to say who shall represent the States in instead of Lord Stanley, who himself, if we mis- He was writing to the Agent of the Steamship the deliberations of the nation. Certainly! Wby take not, favored, to some extent, the recognition Company. Hence, too, his reply to the address not? or, rather, why be bothered with States at of the Southern Confederacy, Mr. Johnson had of a deputation from the Freedmen's Aid Assoall ?. Or possibly we mistake the purpose of this been called upon in his official capacity to treat ciation, who waited upon him at his house in new tinkering, and its object is merely to establish with Mr. Gregory, or Mr. Roebuck himself, or Portland Place, when he said that he had been the constitutionality of carpet-bagging. If so, it Mr. Beresford Hope, or any other noted English the advocate repeatedly of slaves seeking their is all very well. There are more candidates for sympathiser with the Confederate cause-ought freedom through the courts of justice. If Mr. Congress in the North than districts—and politi- that fact to have embarrassed his negotiations or Johnson was ever of counsel in a dozen cases of cal colonization is an essential to the gratification proved an obstacle in the way of diplomatic in- petitions for freedom in the courts of this or any of their pious ambitions.
tercourse? Assuredly not-and as for the further other State, or if he ever appeared in any one idea, which seems to be commonly entertained at case of that description upon any other terms
the North, that Mr. Johnson's conduct has been than those upon which the services of any other If there is a party by the name of Johnson'' at dictated in any degree by Southern sympathies lawyer might have been had, we are at the first of the Holliday Street Theatre just now, whose per- or partialities-we in Maryland know better than it. Considering that Mr. Johnson was a volunteer formances on that stage afford nightly pleasure that. With all possible respect for Mr. Johnson's counsel for the master in the Dred Scott case, the to the public—there are other possessors of the abilities, which are very great, we say distinctly whole speech was a somewhat extraordinary one. patronymic in public position who are not equally that there is no public man in Maryland who is But what did the deputation of British philanfortunate. There is a gentleman of that name in less of an exponent of the true sentiments of the thropists know about the Dred Scott case, or Mr. London at present, who by no means gives equal people of this State. The Eutaw House banquet Johnson's connection with that too celebrated satisfaction to his audiences—on this side of the was as far from establishing the contrary of this cause in the history of American jurisprudence? Atlantic-whatever pleasure he may afford his fact, as the Liverpool hand-shaking was from Upon the whole, we are of opinion that we who immediate hearers abroad. Like the distinguished proving that Mr. Johnson sympathised with the make no complaint, have quite as much occasion "party" by the same name, who inhabits the builder of the Alabama.
for fault-finding as our Radical contemporaries, White House at Washington--he has fallen under! So far, then, we have defended Mr. Johnson who clamor so furiously for Mr. Johnson's recall. the serious displeasure of the Radical party— from the attacks of his Radical accusers. From That we do not join in the clamor is partly bewhose vials of wrath--they are more correctly the position we have taken in this regard, or cause we think it unfounded, and partly because whole pitchers full-are, figuratively speaking, course, we have no occasion to recede. But we to make such a fuss over trifles partakes too much
daily poured over his head in the public prints. are his champions no further. He does not be- of the character of a "tempest in a tea-pot." „Against many of these attacks we have defended long to our side, nor do we know where he does The good that Mr. Johnson may be able to accomplish will be solid and lasting. His unlucky which looks to a modification of the Naturalization which result from hundreds of persons being dinner-table speeches will be soon forgotten. Laws, so as to impede their operation and impose crowded within the four walls of a dirty, unventiThat they do no particular harm--that they are restrictions upon the foreigner-resulting prac-lated and unwholesome building. The bills of better understood in England even than at the tically in the prohibition of his enfranchisement-mortality attest the fatal effects which spring North, we think is easily discernable from the would be deemed unworthy of serious comment. from a mode of life so unnatural in itself and so comments of the English press. In a late num- But the experience of the last four years shows inconsistent with all the laws of health. And ber of the London Mask, there is a clever cari- that any assault upon established right, however every reflecting mind turns with horror from the cature of our Minister carefully trying to cement extravagant and reckless, awakens at once the evidences of gross demoralization, too inevitably the edges of a dinner-plate, broken in halves, the active sympathy of a party whose course has been produced by associations, necessarily indiscrimione-half being inscribed America and the other marked by an unbroken series of political usur- nate, and against which no sacred influences of England. The means are certainly innocent-pation and oppression. And the spirit which is home and the fireside can be invoked or exerted. the end, if practicable, a consummation devoutly so ready to trample upon every opposing principle In this single point of contrast we are happy to to be wished for.
of Constitutional Government, will scarcely hesi- recognize the advantages we enjoy from the fact
tate to add to its catalogue of accomplished wrong that here, possibly to a greater degree than in NATURALIZATION.
whatever new act of outrage the demands of the any other prosperous and improving city of the If there be a limit to the usurping and consoli- party may declare to be necessary. We will, | Union, almost any industrious and energetic medating tendencies of Republicanism, it has not therefore, be surprised if the approaching session chanic or laborer finds it possible, however humbeen reached. The result of the Presidential elec- of Congress does not demonstrate how readily able his circumstances, to gratify that proper and tion, so far from having satisfied the ends of a crusade against the rights of foreign-born citizens natural desire, which should animate every Amerlarge and controlling wing of the successful party, I will become an additional element in the promised/ican citizen, to obtain a home of his own and to seems to have stimulated the formation of still programme of Republican peace.
| gather his household beneath the shadow of his more extreme and radical purposes. We exposed
A party, which once adopted the principle of own roof-tree. The moral, social, and physical in our last issue the avowed intention, by the in- alien suffrage, will find little embarrassment in results which may be traced to this fortunate fact strumentality of a Constitutional Amendment and refusing the ballot to the naturalized voter. I are apparent; and we venture to assume that no the action of the Northern Legislatures, to inflict What cares irresponsible power for so useless another city offers to the laboring man and the meupon Maryland. Delaware and Kentucky the curse attribute as consistency? The Radicalism which chanic a residence where the substantial comforts of negro suffrage. We have now to record the has placed the ballot in the hands of the bar- of respectable life may be so readily obtained. beginning of Radical warfare against that large barous negro, will discover in the Democracy of This condition of things is, probably, mainly due class of American voters who are of foreign birth the foreigner full justification for denunciation of to that system which has long been characteristic and have become citizens through the operation his bigotry and ignorance. The wrong which has of, if not peculiar to. Baltimoreof the Naturalization Laws. Making the alleged | determined the unchangeable destiny of States byl tem of ground rents under the operation of election frauds in New York and Philadelphia, an avowed system of fraudulent ballots and mul- the capitalist who owns the ground and the lessee and the assumption that they were perpetrated by tiplied votes, is swift to cry out, with indignant who builds the house unite, as it were, in the joint foreigners alone, the pretexts for a new requisi- vehemence, against an alleged repetition, by its proprietorship of that most stable of all human tion upon the facile radicalism of the present Con- adversaries, of its own acts of political outrage. possessions-real-estate. It is unnecessary to gress, it is gravely demanded that the present | Whoever, therefore, undertakes to judge of the
refer, particularly, to this mode of utilizing uninlaws be repealed and a new system of naturaliza- | future policy of Republicanism by its past exam
proved property, the details of which are so famitinn enhetituted for them which shall contain pro-ples, will be involved in a labyrinth of delusion and liar to our readers. But it is easy to see, at a visions of a more rigorous character. One of error. Whoever believes that its purposes will
glance, how directly the rapid improvement of them is to withdraw all authority to admit foreign- be modified by reason, or its policy by patriotism, the city can be referred to this combination of ers to citizenship from the State tribunals, and judges with a confidence which is born rather of interests which elsewhere, if not antagonistic, have commit it exclusively to the United States courts. hope than discernment. The only chart by which Another prescribes that whenever a naturalized its future may be determined is found in the ut- Another very appreciable agency in the develcitizen votes, the fact and date of such vote shall terances of its organs. However violent their opment
date of such vote shall terances of its organs. However violent their opment of the city, the extension of its municipal be noted upon his certificate, and that the names demands, they are but the proclamations of ultra limits and the erection of houses for its people, is and residences of naturalized voters shall be re- and extreme intentions, which, in due time, will that principle of coöne
treme intentions, which, in due time, will that principle of coöperative effort which is illuscorded and published in advance of all elections. find realization in the solemn form of enacted trated in the organization of building associations. The others all tend to impose special restrictions, statutes. When, therefore, we mark the purpose How many of them exist in Baltimore we are not designed to lessen the facilities which both the which would interfere with the suffrage of alinformed: but we can
ilities which both the which would interfere with the suffrage of a informed; but we can state, upon authentic inforletter and the policy of the existing law extend to State, or note the spirit which demands the pro- mation, that at least one thousand new buildings
ranchised citizens of the scription of the foreigner, we may unconsciously have been erected, within the past year, by means country.
employ the language of prophecy, and record, in of the aid derived from this source. A fact like It is certainls not impossible that frauds were advance, what must soon be accepted as accom- this is of no slight importance. It is suggestive. committed in the recent elections in New York plished facts.
in every sense, to the merchant, the capitalistcity and elsewhere. It is very probable that one
indeed, to every one interested in the growth and mode of their accomplishment was the issue of WHAT MAKES US GROW.
prosperity of the city. We believe there are fraudulent certificates of naturalization. The We took occasion last week to refer, with some- those who think the principle of coöperation has fault lies primarily with the Courts and officials thing of detail, to the rapid increase of Baltimore been carried too far. This may or may not be who permitted, or failed to prevent, their issue, and the promise of its still more diffused and gen- true, but the result shows that its fruits here are and there is a prescribed mode for making them eral growth in the future. In connection with the increased comfort of a large class of worthy accountable. But no principle of fairness or the subject there are one or two considerations and useful citizens, an appreciable and permanent right can justify the imposition of restraints and which it may be of advantage to suggest to our addition to the general wealth, and the enhanced annoyances upon one class of voters, which are readers. In the first place, it will strike one, who value of long established investments. Another not imposed upon all others, with equal strict- may make con parisons between our own and other advantage of a different, and, possibly, more imness and impartiality. Indeed, the public mind cities, that Baltimore is fortunate in its freedom portant character, is that the facility thus afinstinctively rejects any proposition which seeks from that feature of crowded life, so characteris- forded to the honest and industrious artisan, by to revive those mistaken issues which were deter- tic of New York, known as the "tenement house." which he may secure his own fireside, however mined, so signally, as far back as the Virginia The record which might be made up from the local unpretending, results in the permanency of our Gubernatorial election of 1855. Under an ordi- reports of that city would exhibit fearful evi- population. No local attachments, no ties or nary condition of American politics, a suggestion dences of the moral, physical and social evils associations can belong to the crowded occupants.