are told of what occurs before it is known in Pennsylvania-avenue.
The President, we learn, is much perplexed and changes his decision every hour.
Yesterday he was rock; this morning he is spray.
A passionate and obstinate man, he wants to rule his country as he ruled his camp, and is amazed to find his countrymen object to military rule.
Never has President
seen a rising like that of the northern and western cities on receipt of news from New Orleans.
and New York are up in arms; Chicago
are up in arms; St. Louis
are up in arms.
Caesarism is answered by a White Revival.
Eloquent words are ringing through the air; Republicans joining voices with Democrats in denouncing the policy of President Grant
The venerable Bryant
leads the way in New York; the liberal Adams
is the spokesman of Massachusetts
lends his name to what is little less than an impeachment of the President
and his Cabinet.
“ These practices,” cries Bryant
, “ must be denounced, must be stopped, must be broken up for ever!”
“What right,” asks Adams
, “have soldiers of the United States
to determine who ”