ey were evidently oblivions.
We presume it will turn out that citizens of the North own twice or three times as much property in the South as citizens of the latter do in the North.--The retort of the Confederate Government upon the Councils of Lincoln will, therefore, be most beautiful in its effects.
That confiscation gun will surely kick its owner over — thanks to his own blundering.
The Confederate authorities have initiated action in the promises, and the measure of retaliation will unqenses of the war.
What is true of this city is no doubt true to a greater or less extent in other cities of the South.
It may be, that in some cases the Northern owners of property in the South may be the decided and uncompromising toes of Lincoln's military Government and of the war it wages against us, and in such cases justice may require that there should be some discrimination made.
It will not do, however, for such persons to come forward after the war, and claim that they were opp