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ing of sectional sentiments at the North are increasing of late. Not long ago we had a lively demonstration from the Northwestern press touching some plans of Massachusetts for keeping her citizens out of the war, and making all the money she could by Government contracts. The shrewd fanatic at the head of the Executive department of the Bay State coolly suggested to the Legislature that Massachusetts had furnished about as many men for the field as could be expected of her; that those now at home were needed to conduct the manufactories so indispensable to the army — its clothing and its arming — and that the Federal Government ought therefore to let her off. This manæuvre excited the ire of the Northwest, and her press descanted upon it most freely and severely. The cunning and cupidity of Massachusetts were re-enlisted in no very select or polite language. She was charged with the most self h motives and the most unscrupulous arts. She was represented as making everything