--The telegraph brings some farther intelligence of war movements in Missouri
, from which it would appear that the Southern
cause is progressing.
It is, as usual, exceedingly vague; but so far as it goes, the inference is that our troops were about to take possession of the town of Springfield
, which is situated in the southwestern portion of the State
The money in the Bank, it is said, was placed under Gen. Lyon
's protection — a depository which we should consider very unsafe.
If this is true, the previous report of Gen. Lyon
's death was false.
A dispatch from Louisville
will attract attention.
It indicates a purpose to raise the blockade on certain articles, which would give the Western
farmers an opportunity of shipping their surplus produce to the Confederate States
We cannot say that we have much faith in the statement; but if there is any truth in it, the inference is that Secretary Chase
is yielding to an outside pressure, in the hope of inducing the people of the West
to ‘"come down"’ liberally on the war loan.
Another strange report comes from Washington
A New York delegation is said to be ting on a restoration of trade as a prelude to the Government
Now, a restoration of trade means a restoration of peace; we think the Southern
people will never under any circumstances, to give New York or any other Northern city a monopoly which has heretofore been the very like-blood of that section.
This news needs in confirmation.
The telegraph communicates the news of an outrage which is thoroughly characteristic of the Abolition party.
We refer to the destruction of the Concord (N. H.)
Standard office by a party of ‘"returned volunteers"’--Cowards who escaped the battle of Manassas
and embraced the first opportunity to secure a passage to the place whence they came.
The Standard has gallantly stood up for the rights of the South
from the first, and this pitiful outrage is a good commentary upon the courage and magnanimity of the Yankee
It is gratifying to know that two of them were wounded by the proprietor.
We believe that the Hon. Edmund Burke
, former Commissioner of Patents
, was the editor of the paper.
The people of the South
will not forget him.