odies, and the lists of killed and wounded with their names, would, we should think, be highly amused at these little evidences of playfulness on the part of their Yankee comrades.
The Journal says:
We have been pained to hear that the Rev. Father Parks, of Parkersburg, Va., was arrested, and his most private papers searched, by order of Gen. Scammon. Father Parks has protested that he was chargeable with nothing that he was not authorized to do by the Constitution of the United States.
Father Parks has protested that he was chargeable with nothing that he was not authorized to do by the Constitution of the United States.
As he was paroled, we presume nothing was found against him. The Rev. Dr. Becker, Catholic priest at Martinsburg, Va., has again been put under the ban, his church closed, and the Catholics of that region denied the sustaining and soothing ministration of their religion.
Father Becker is in exile, and his crime is that he refuses to interpolate the sacred ritual of the Church, and repeat unusual prayers prescribed by a military satrap — at least while he is denied communication with, and direc