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s in Congress. So acceptable were his services, that he was re-elected, when, perhaps, the Standard then, as evidendly now, did all in its power to prevent his success. Such were his habits of labor and research, that he was on two occasions elected by the President as a member of the Cabinet, When it was some honor to be one of the Executive advisers — once as Postmaster General on the death of Aaron V. Brown, of Tennessee, and again as Secretary of the Treasury, on the retirement of Hon Howell Cobb, of Georgia. Yet so superior is the unprejudiced judgment of Mr. Holden, that he gravely would have us believe that this person, thus appreciated by the people and his compeers in Congress is "not qualified for the command of a brigade" "most lame and impotent conclusion." How much more amiable would the editor appear if he would cease these idle cavillings. They only evince a feeling that is unworthy of him. Why not, as of yore, be the Aaron, and hold up the hands of our political Mo