is a purchaseable commodity, which can generally be secured for a very moderate consideration.
By and by, I trust, those capitalists who invest their means in printing establishments will discover the impolicy of employing persons of your stamp, and then we may look for some improvement in the tone of the Canadian press.
When English subjects took part, on either side, in the civil war in Portugal, it was considered no offence; and when, at a later period, the British Legion, under Sir De Lacy Evans, took part in a war of the same character in Spain, their conduct was not only regarded without disfavor, but absolutely applauded, and even to this day, not to mention the thousands of English subjects who flocked to the standard of Garibaldi, are there not numbers of Englishmen in the Austrian, the Prussian, and even in the Turkish service?
Why, then, should it be treated as a crime for Canadians to enter the American service? Is the objection founded in reason, or upon prejudice?