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ional honors. His feelings being entirely with the South, and having some hope that the State at some day will take her place beside her Southern sisters; then, and not till then, will the Governor consent to serve her. Would that the other candidates would take a similar view of it, as what earthly advantage can our representatives expect to accomplish from a Black Republican Government ? A petition is in circulation to-day to continue our present efficient postmaster in his place, Mr. Fontaine having received the appointment from master Abe. Since my last the Palmetto flag has been lowered, and a magnificent flag of the Southern Confederacy raised in its place, and now waves as proudly over-head as if the star of Virginia was emblazoned on its folds. The Dispatch I am happy to say, through the enterprise of Mr. John O'Callaghan, is once more circulated freely amongst our citizens. He tells me he expects to increase the list from fifty to one hundred before many days.