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e mild abolitionism of Lincoln. Wade's threat to colonize Mexico and Central America with free negroes, shows what we of the South have to expect if we yield to the Republicans. The Republicans are in high glee to-day. They say a compromise is certain. And how will it be passed? Mark well. All the Southern members of the Crisis Committee, with a few Northern men, will vote for the compromise, the Republicans not voting, or voting against it. It was with some such expectation that Pennington constituted the committee so that the mildest and most yielding Southern men should be opposed to a majority consisting of decided Northern men. Thus the South, in its desire to pacificate, will be made to out its own throat. Mr. Crittenden's plan for restoring the Missouri Compromise, meets with little favor. The old gentleman is sincere; but, like all other men of his age, he is not up to the wants of the time. Present exigencies demand young, brave, honest men, who are not cumber