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Spirit of the Rebel and Abolition Press.

They Oppose McClellan.

The "irrepressible conflict" now being waged against McClellan by the rebel press of the South and the abolition press of the North, is significant of the indentical interest of those two factions, against a conservative and constitutional President of the United States.

There is no practical issue that divedes the rebels from the abolitionists. Jeff Davis repudiates the Union, and contends for the independance of the so called Southern Confederacy.

Abraham Lincoln repudiates the Union, and contends for the abolition of slavery. Jeff. Davis is opposed to peace upon the basis of the Federal Union; so is Abraham Lincoln. Jeff Davis is opposed to compromise of our difficulties; so is Abraham Lincoln. Jeff. Davis repudiates the Union and constitution for one purpose; and Abraham Lincoln for another. Jeff. Davis opposes McClellan for the presidency; so does Abraham Lincoln. For all practical purposes Davis and Lincoln stand upon the same platform. As we are not asked to prove that the abolition press opposes McClellan, we give few extracts from chief rebel authorities. The Richmond dispatch says:

If we could command a million of votes in Yankeedom, Abraham Lincoln should command them all."

The Examiner, which is probably to be regarded as Jeff. Davis' court journal, gives its opinion as follows:

"Abraham has been a good Emperor to us; he has served our term; his policy has settled, established and made irretrievable, the separation of the old Union, a nation essentially foreign.

Hear again the rebel sheet, the Mobile Register.

"The democratic party is not in power, and we may thank God for it. The North is not less set on a purpose of separation than we are. The Republican party are not fighting to restore the Union any more than the Old Romans fought to establish the independence of the colonies they invaded. The Republicans are fighting for conquest and dominion, we for liberty and independence. There is only one party in the North who want this Union restored, but they have no more power — legislative, executive or judicial — than the paper we write on.

"As long as the Republicans hold power, they will think of conquest and dominion only, and we, on the other hand, will come up, in solid column, for freedom and independence, which we will be certain to achieve, with such assistance as we no confidently expect, before the Democrats of the North yet in power again, and come whispering in our cars "Union, reconstruction, Constitution, concession and guarantees." Away with all such stuff. We want separation. Give us rather men like Thaddeus Stevens and Chas. Sumner. They curse the old Union, and so do we."

Of the democratic party that club of rebel papers the Richmond Enquirer says:

"To be plain, we fear a distrust far more, these apparently friendly advances of the Democrats than the open atrocity of philanthropists of Massachusetts. The Democratic party always was our worst enemy: and but for its poisonous embrace these States would have been free and clear of the unnatural Union twenty years ago.

The idea of that odious party, coming to life again, and holding out its arms to us makes us shiver. Its foul breath is malaria; its touch is death.

"Give us the open foeman — let him be ferocious and greedy as you will. Let our enemy appear as an exterminating Yankee host, we pary, and not as a Democratic Convention. Let him take any shape but that! Already we have visions of the feeble knee, tender feet, and undulating spines losing their sense and manhood by the contact, as they did, alas? so often before."

What stronger evidence are required to show that the only opposition to McClellan, Peace and Union, are the rebels South and abolitionists North. Under these circumstances, the duty of conservative men is plain. Union and conservative men South, remove Jeff. Davis, Toombs and their minions from power. Union and conservative men North, remove Abraham Lincoln, Sumner and their shoddy followers, and the only obstacles to peace and Union are removed and in ten days the blessings of peace, Union and prosperity, will dawn, where now reigns triumphant the clamor of war, bloodshed, woe and desolation. Who does not thank Heaven for the opportunity to share the labor now within the reach of Union men, and which they are determined to accomplish.