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Martial law. The introduction of martial law has added greatly to the comfort of this community. So much satisfaction has it given that we expect it soon to become fashionable throughout the State, and have no doubt but aspiring villages in the interior will speedily petition for the creation of a Provost Marshal. We have long entertained an opinion that civil law, as administered in this country, is the most uncivil of all laws, and that the oracular Mr. Bumb was right when he pronounced the law "an ass." Under the polite dominion of the civil law, as administered in Republics, the officer being elective, takes good heed how he affronts the citizen who elects him, and that his recognized designation of "public servant" be not an empty name, but that it comprehend every degree of servility and bootlicking, and the most barefaced flattery of his master's virtues, and the most shameless connivance at his vices. Under the late United States, from Old Abe Lincoln down to the pett