f which branch having already framed bills for the repeal or amendment of that monstrosity — the Morrill Tariff; this, not withstanding that both Senate and House are willing that the war should be immediately commenced on a grand scale.
I have to chronicle another outrage, or more properly, two of them, by Lincoln's cohorts, alike disgracing to nature and Christianity:
On Saturday morning early, a New York Zouave, of the late Col. Ellsworth's Firemen, was at the house of one Margaret Mitchell, of low repute, on Maine Avenue, above 4½ street, and while standing at the door was quarreling with a party in the house about gaining admittance.
Finding words fruitless, the soldier (?) drew a pistol and snapped it at the party in the house, who retaliated by shooting the Zouave, killing him. All the parties in the house were arrested, and the matter passed from the public mind, when, after an alarm of fire yesterday afternoon, it was ascertained that the Zouaves, assisted by soldi