The Anti-Negro Feeling in the Army.
— The anti-negro policy of the Administration in relation to the war, has excited in the army a feeling of antipathy to the blacks, which wantonly manifests itself in assaults upon the unoffensive colored men employed about the camps and hospitals. A few days since a party of one hundred and fifty convalescent soldiers assaulted the contrabands employed at the Soldiers Rest, in Baltimore, and for a time serious consequences were anticipated. — As it was, several of the contrabands were badly beaten, and it was found necessary to arrest some of the leaders of the riot before the disturbance could be quelled.
While every person must deplore such outbreaks, they cannot be regarded in any other light than as an evidence of the disorganizing effect of the radical abolition policy forced upon the Administration. It is this that is dividing the North and paralyzing our armies in the field. Yet the Tribune, the chief architect of their ruin, can only find these demonstrations an additional reason for urging the speedy enlistment of negro soldiers. "Can such soldiers," (as these white ones,) it asks, "ever put down the slaveholders' rebellion" — And it answers, No! Its hope is in "God and the negro," with a strong leaning in favor of the latter. — [New York Argus.