of the President
takes no pains to hide his views.
opposes his official superior, and some of the leading journals are demanding that Grant
shall retire from the White House
, leaving his powers in Wilson
More than all else, Hamilton Fish
declares that if the President
and justifies Durell
, he will resign his post as Secretary of State
This menace tells.
is not only the ablest man in Grant
's Cabinet, but one of the ablest men in America
, Secretary of the Treasury
, takes the same line as Fish
Without these gentlemen, the President
's Cabinet could not stand a week; and if his Cabinet falls, who knows what else may fall?
The Governors of powerful States are talking in an ominous way. “A State has disappeared,” says Governor Alien
to the people of Ohio
; “a sovereign State of this Union has no existence this night.”
A sovereign State!
The President thinks he put an end to all that babble about sovereign States on the battle field, and here, in one of the rich and populous northern cities, the Governor
of a great State is talking of Louisiana
as a “sovereign ”