atedly as Caesar had. But, as Caesar finally, accepted and was assassinated in the Senate-house, so Gen. Burnside, if he should go on as McClellan had in success, might find himself destined to a similar fate.
But it was said the draft had been indefinitely postponed.
Perhaps this neglect to reinforce our army, and the removal of McClellan, would turn out all for the best — he could not say as to that; but he had his fears whether Gen. Burnside would be able to save his position and prevent Lee from occupying our capital.
In replying to the attacks of the Tribune, Mr. Van Buren said he was as profoundly ignorant of military matters as any Brigadier-General.
[Great laughter] He would not state his incapacity in any stronger language.
[Renewed laughter and applause, and cries of "Busted."] His means were small, and growing beautifully less under the war tax. [Laughter.] He had, however, contributed $100 at the meeting of the Bar, which was as much as he could affo