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Refuses to draft.

--The Secretary of War under the Lincoln Government has concluded not to draft the militia, but to rely on the people's love of country, for volunteers — an announcement which will fill with delight millions of patriotic hearts. It is difficult to decide whether the refusal to draft, or the dependence of the Lincoln Government upon the popular affections, will cause the greater satisfaction throughout his dominions. The sweet, ingenuous confidence of the romantic Cameron in the virgin simplicity of Northern patriotism cannot but touch a responsive chord in the Northern heart. The farming and industrial classes will now endorse the war by acclamation, and unanimously determine to stay at home;

‘ "Toot away, you fifer feller,
Let folks see how spry you be;
Guess you'll toet till you get yellow,
Fore you get a hold of me."

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