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[116] 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. Boston and New York are up in arms; Chicago and Philadelphia are up in arms; St. Louis and Cincinnati 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. Evarts 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 ”

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