ave more energy, more clearness of vision, more promptness, more decision.
They were all ardent sympathizers with the South.
The old men—the ex-governors, ex-United States senators, ex-judges—all brought the weight of their characters to bear against connecting Maryland with the secession movement.
And there was a profound disapncoln's inaugural he avowed the determination of the party in power to retake, reoccupy and repossess the forts, arsenals, dock-yards and other property of the United States which had been seized in the Southern States by State authority.
This meant war! But still the conservatives of Maryland could not understand it. They clung t was not blowing.
As soon as the conference convention reassembled on the 12th of March in Baltimore, the party of action asserted itself.
Judge Chambers, ex-United States senator and ex-judge of the court of appeals, was made president, and a committee on resolutions appointed.
The majority of the committee reported a set of re