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A correspondent of the Wimted Press vrites thus tersely about the enlargement of the trmy : When we had but Sfteen to twenty millions of people, Bve times as many Indiana, comparatively lew comiminicating facilities, when Mexico and Canada were proportionately greatly more formidable, wlien foreign countries might have been tempted to invade us, 10,000 men were universally considered suflicient for the regular army. Now vre have forty-five millions, very few Indiana, wonderful facilities for communication, and no greater border than then - in fact in no respect whatever is there greater cause for a largor army than 10,000 ïiow than formerly, except (and this is the whoJe milkin the cocoannt) monopolies and privileged classes have immensely inultiplied, obtaining unjust and unconstitutional rights and privileges, and they wish an army to grind out tbeii exactions. I hesitate not to make the distinct assertion that three-fourths of the Democratie party are in favor of the reduction of the army to 10,000, and that universally the workingmen of all parties are uncompromisingly in favor of cutting down the army to 10,000 men.


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