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A natural revulsion of feeling has succeeded the happy emotions of yesterday superinduced by the statement that Richmond had fallen. Our citizens gave bon-fires and rockets last night, and in the afternoon bells rang and cannon pealed, and everywhere gratulations the most hearty and enthusiastic marked the patriotic ardor of our citizens. Chilling falls to-day's news. If it be true that misery loves company, consolation may be derived from that fact that many other cities than our own are at this moment undergoing the chagrin of the undeceiving thumb-screws.

At Chicago, and several other cities, the glorification was worthy the victory, had it been a victory, and gives token of the zeal with which our people will, if necessary, enter into the work of making a reality of what they thought had been, and what they are determined shall be.

We call attention to the dispatches, and leave the reader to judge for himself as to what they import.

The government will doubtless ask for more men. None can doubt that they will be promptly rendered. It has always been plain that McClellan has been short manned, but of this no one, at this moment, can be disposed to comment on in a spirit of censure toward any. Trouble is present, and all must co-operate to retrieve the errors of those who might have obviated impending embarrassment.

By reference to the dispatches it will be seen that the New York Tribune's correspondent gives a terrible phillipic against "statesmen" for their neglect of McClellan, and even goes so far as to say that the eastern troops will no longer stand this criminal chicanery on the part of interested politicians. We will not repeat the words, but refer to the dispatch. The Tribune has never, until very recently, been friendly to McClellan. It has been a worshipper of path-finders and heroes of newspaper manufacture. Now that the New York soldiers begin to suffer, it becomes wise in regard to the bad policy of saying that McClellan is so bad a soldier that he deserves an army only large enough to be beaten. For much of the mismanagement now deprecated by the Tribune, the Tribune itself is in no inconsiderable degree responsible. To undo is an infinitely harder job than to do — as can be proved by that old Latin quotation which the Tribune so frequently indulges in by way of showing that somebody has not been to school for nothing.

From the states named by the Tribune's correspondent have come the intrigues to weaken McClellan, and it ill becomes the Tribune's agents to make threats of non-resistance to further orders. Whatever "political" wrongs the "statemen" may commit, it is the duty of the loyal citizens to submit. Whatever congress may do to exasperate the south to the extremity of "liberty or death," we think the great west will still stick to the cause — whatever Massachusetts or New York may do to the contrary. The west, as a community of states, had no hand in bringing about this war, which cannot be said of all the north, but they will stop it. Neither South Carolina nor Massachusetts nor the Tribune's correspondents can prevent the west from pursuing the rebels to submission to the constitution. Our real generals may be left to defeat for the purpose of making great generals out of no generals, but the great and generous west will magnanimously overlook all disasters resulting from this policy and march steadily on — slowly, undoubtedly, but surely to the attainment of what they have in view — the rescue of the constitution and the Union.

McClellan is not yet beaten. He has secured a base of operations. He will be reinforced perhaps, or, what may be looked upon as more certain, his successor will be reinforced. In his retreat he has captured guns and prisoners and greatly cut up the enemy. The James and York rivers are still measurably his. Pope, the gallant and sagacious, will get his corps d'armec into effective place. The supplies of boats, camp appliances, subsistence and transportation are abundant along the James and York rivers and are now within reach of Turkey Bend, where our army has made its temporary pause. The way is open from there to the sea, and it may be that some of our western troops may be sent up to take part in the grand finale which all are so anxiously looking for. If McClellan's great popularity is all that is in the way of his being favored with troops, every patriot will consent to his removal. There is a good chance for it now. Let it be done, and let us hear of no more sacrifice of life on account of the jealousy of non-combatant "politicians and statesmen," as is alluded to in the Tribune dispatch.