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The Spring Elections are upon us again, and affording once more that healthful, bracing stimulant which, even in the midst of war, our Anglo-Saxon constitutions require. A Spring Election is an indispensable tonic to the stomachs of Southern freemen. From time immemorial we have found it as useful before summer as a mint-julep before breakfast in those days when mint, ice, loaf sugar and whiskey existed. The precious compound, which sent joy to so many hearts and ruin to so many hearthstones, is a thing of the past; but the Spring Elections remain, and, in the midst of battle and bloodshed, retain their potent fascinations. Political campaigns are now rivalling the interest of military campaigns; there is generalship in politics as well as in fighting; there are flank movements, ambuscades, mining and counter mining. The great difference is, that he who runs fastest wins the laurels in one case, and loses them in the other. The fastest pair of legs is the desideratum amon