a show of legal order or confess his failure and retire.
His faction in the country is getting sick of him — a man who brings them no substantial gain, and lays them open to reproach of Caesarism.
To Kellogg's last appeal for help, the President wired, impatiently: It is exceedingly unpalatable to use troops in anticipation of danger; let the State authorities be right, and then proceed with their duties.
Other critics, also of his own party, show as much impatience as the President.
Colonel Morrow, a Republican officer, is travelling through the country, and reporting on affairs to General Sherman.
Morrow reports, according to his observation, that the South is loyal to the Union, but opposed to scalawags and carpet-baggers.
The Republican majority in Congress, scared by the November elections, have appointed a committee to visit New Orleans and look into the state of things.
Three members of this committee, Foster of Ohio, a Republican, Phelps of New Jersey, a Republican, and
es have yet to understand this fact.
Events are teaching them, and teaching them very fast.
In crossing the French quarter we meet Senator Trimble, a Republican of local name.-
A Southerner and a Republican?
Well, answers Senator Trimble, like many of my old party, I am becoming rather cautious in my theories.
Events are shaking my belief in platforms.
An American has surely something higher to preserve than blind fidelity to a party flag.
Senator Trimble is impressed as Colonel Morrow and the Congressional Sub-Committee are impressed.
Morrow has now reported to General Emory, who has sent his statement on to General Sherman, that after wide and close enquiry in the counties lying on Red River he is convinced that, so far as relates to the United States, there is not the slightest disposition to oppose the general government, but that the opposition to the State government by Kellogg and Antoine cannot be put down.... The present State government cannot maintain its