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icy. Heretofore we had to cope with the Federals at such disadvantages that it would have been the height of impolicy to have provoked them by invasion; but now that our resources are sufficient to make us respectable contestants, the attempt of the enemy to divert our forces should be counteracted by our diverting theirs, by resorting to the very means they use to divert ours, namely, invasion, or at all events some demonstration of active hostility. The threatening advance of Price and McCulloch against St. Louis, for illustration, has in some measure already demonstrated that the policy of attack would greatly relieve Kentucky. The present inert policy is certainly opening the door of invasion very wide to the enemy, without affording any advantage to ourselves, whereas by invading their territory, or even attacking their lines, we would draw their armies back from our soil to defend their own. My opinion is, that the enemy regard this as too important a point, and have exp
The military District of Missouri. --Speculation is again on foot on the subject of the rumored appointment of a General to rank Price and McCulloch for the District of Missouri and Arkansas. The report of the intention of the President to appoint Colonel Heth to that post, as Major-General, excited a good deal of comment and feeling some days since. But the report had since quieted down, and it was stated on pretty good authority that the President had abandoned the idea of this appoinuth. Especially is this the case in the West, and the temper of the public sentiment there upon the rumor that he was to be superseded was altogether unmistakable. It is understood that there was some rivalry and discord between Price and McCulloch, and that it was deemed the best way to quiet their troubles to appoint an officer superior to them both. But even in adopting that course it is generally contended that the reelection of an old and distinguished General would have saved both