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Stje Kansas ljicf.
!.. U--KR, - - - - - KDITOK.
WHITE CLOUS, KAJfSAS :
Tk-rsiay, : : lereaber 29, 1800.
RA.6SI BAGS ! I RAGS III
W will ssme any qusntity of clsan cotton or
sWsn rags, at 1 cent per pound, tn payment for
swWeripwon, advertising and Job work. 8are
rar rage , and get something Tor them, instead
at easting them away. No other kind will be
i than inch as are camtd above.
Cf Troubles in Southern Kansas.
" The lime old story rescbee us, of trou
ble in Southern Kansas. Montgomery
And his men are again in arms, and
threaten to invade Missouri. It appears
that iome persons from Missouri were in
the habit of arresting or kidnapping no
crocs, as fagitires. without procesi of
law, and had gotten into difficulty with
some of the settlers. They committed
numerous outrages, and finally went in
search of Montgomery, to hang him?
He eluded them, and mustered a band to
retaliate. This he found' comparatively
an easy task, in conseqnence of the deeper-
ate condition of the settlers. Starvation
was staring them in the face ; the Agent
of the Indian Neutral Lands had outrago
ously driven the starving settlers on those
lands from their homes ; and to make
matters worse, the lands of the destitnte
settlers in the Ft. Scott Distriet were or
dered to be sold. Montgomery and his
desperste followers, it is said, have de
stroyed the Land Office, broken np the
session of the District Court, and com
pelled the officers to flee for their lives
The latest report is, that they have inva
ded Missouri, and commenced burning
houses and running off negroes. Gen.
Harney has besn ordered down there with
United Slates troops, and is probably by
this time at his place of destination. If
the marauders fall into hii hinds, he will
mike short work with them.
Montgomery, no doubt, has suffered
wrongs at the hands of the Missoarians ;
bnt ha is a bad and contentions man,
and there never will be peace in South
ern Kansas until lie is stopped l in his
lawless career. If he confined bis oper
ations to defending his rights, or to pun
ishing those who have wronged him,
there would be some excuse for him ;
but when he resists the execution of the
laws, murderb and destroys tbe property
of peaceable citizens, or invades a neigh
boring Stato, he is not entitled to the
countenance nor sympathy of law abid
Already.wo sea an attempt to manufac
ture political capital out of this affair.
The District Judge telegraphs to the
President that soveral hundred Abolition
ists had attacked the Court ; and others
-feave-dfscorred in the out break a fesult
of the election of Lincoln.' Now, poli
tics have nothing whatever to do with it.
Tbe first victim of Montgomery was a
Republican, and his conduct is as severe
ly condemed by Republicans as by Dam
ocrats. A meeting "has been held in
Leavenworth, to devise means to quell
the disturbance, a majority of the partic
ipants in which were Republicans.
Bat the meanest business of all.tis the
attempt thst is being made to connect
the outbreak with the Kansas Relief do
nations. It is charged, from one sonrce,
that money contributed to relieve tbe suf
ferers, basbcen appropriated to equipping
Montgomery's outlaws ; while some one
elso reports that Montgomery himself vis
ited Boston, during the past Summer, to
complete his arrangement!. That there
are impostors in all such cases, no one
will deny ; bnt the Kansas Relief Com
mittees have had no hand in Montgom
ery's operations. If he has received arms
and ammunition purporting to be "aid
for Kansas'it has been done nnknown
to the Committees.. Thousands in our
Territory are suffering for the necessaries
of life; and those' who, for political ends,
endeavor to create the impression that
the cry of distress is raised only a a
means of aiding the operation! of Mont
gomery, thereby deterring the charitably
disposed from contributing means to re
lieve Kansas, are guilty of an outrage up
on the needy and suffering.
FubliiAing Their Same.
The St. Joseph West undertook to
publish tbe names of all the persona in
that city who voted for Lincoln, in order,
we presume, to make them - marks for
Pro-Slavery insult. The Free Democrat
advised the public not to purchase cop
ies of the West,- as the list was not cor
reit, and the Democrat would give s
correct list tbe following week, together
with each man's occupation and plaoa of
business. The last Democrat contains
the list, bat remark! that it ii not per
fett, as it was mostly copied from the
poll books, where tbe name Nicholas was
spelled "Nieklut." and Michael,' "Mik
nl," etc. Some of tbe voters, in hand
ing in their names and business for pub
lication, added a fsw remarks, by way of
signifying that they were live Republi
cans. We copy a fsw from tbe list :
"Frank M, Tracy, publisher of Free
Democrat; native of Mo., sufficiently
black on the Republican question."
"Henry Boder, one of our oldest and
most respectable cititens."
"J. P. Hunter, has been proprietor
City Hotel the last three years."
"Geo. Madden, carpenter;, carpenters
all for free labor."
"A. Lincoln, he voted for A. Lin
"Joseph Thompson, printer. Free
Democrat office; knows the history of
the Republican party in St. Jo., and all
"J. C. Gordon, good carpenter, good
Repnblicin ; thinks the Territories were
made for white men."
"E. Craig, clerk. Post Office ; brother
of James Craig, M. 0. This is really
"Samnel Gamble, Agent of Free Demo
crat ; native of Tennessee."
"H. B. Branch, Republican Elector."
"William Fowler. Col. Fowler has
lived here some 15 vears ; has held im
portant official positions, and is univsr
"G. W. H. Linden, Physician, cor
neratband Charles Streets, No. 62.
Dr. Lsndon is an old citizen ; was a del
egate to Chicago."
"Henry Doekhorn, Saloon, Market
Square; efficient Republican."
"Fred. Wenzel, physician; Editor
Westliches Volksblatt, a German Repub
"S. H. Cheney, tinner, and whit man
"John L. Bittinger, correspondent
"Wm. Hawkins, firm of Smith, Haw
kins & Co., hardware and stove store,
16. 4th Street, and 113. Felix Street.
They sell Stoves, not principles."
"John Ileidel, clergyman ; German
"Isanc Eppstein, Rabbi, Jewish Syn
gogau." - j . v-
"S. R. Miller, left for Europe the day
after the election, to carry the news to the
"Robt. Bradahaw, firm of Bradshaw
k Witmier ; knows h i trade perfectly."
Geo. Landry, Captain German Ri
"L. D. Tuthill. Agsnt Hannibal and
St. Joseph Railroad."
"S. P. Hyde, merchant, and a Repub
lican in whose vocabulary there is no
inch word as fail. (Buluer.)"
"C. C. Woolworth, at Post Office ;
book, stationery, and paper warehouse.
Freo Democrat can be found there."
"B. Wiedinger, German teacher; Prei
In the list, we notice the nsme of "J.
Christ." We always thought he was a
Republican. We likewise find the name
of J. E. Barrow. Can it be Capt. J. E.
Barrow, of the Silver Heels ?
- Moke Scarsd thab Hurt. It would
not surprise m if it wonld tram
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3BT The" Atchison Champion denies
that persona who obtained, aid from the
Relief Committee at that place, were re;
quired to give their sotee therefor; but
saya that rnXpts were taken from inch
persons, to enable the Committee to ihow,
at head quarters, how the donations were
disposed of. Wraasasthe aame ia
the case with reference to the Lawrence
Committee. Aa far as Gen. Pomeroy is
concerned, he ia above suspicion of each
conduct as has, been charged upon tbe
" Mar We are informed fast the Dem
ocrata have again undertaken to contest
the election in this County. They have
discovered some plan by Which they can
place the decision in the hands of their
own psrtisans, nod hope to accomplish
thsirend by throwing out Republican pre
cinets. Let the Republicans "sit np"
Congress will convsne on next
Monday. There will probably bo a very
excited session, and tbe Message is' look
ed for with mora-than usual interest
We hopelhey will find time, among
hsndsto admit Kansas. , ...
Leavmlworth, Nov. 17.
The Times of this city publishes a let
ter from Linn County, Kansas, giving
an account of a new outbreak in that re
At the date of the the letter one man,
named Rassell Hinds, after a trial by
lynch law, had been hang, and others or
dered to leave the Territory. The cause
of the outbreak was alledged attempta at
kipnapping. and threatening Free State
men by Hinds and his associates.
Wasihnqton, Nov. 21.
The Government has just been official
ly informed of the trouble in Kansas.
Several days ago letters were received
from responsible parties, addressed to the
proper authofitiee, that Capt. Montgom
ery had a force of probably five hundred
men, with plenty of arms, ammunition,
and other material aid, and that from
time to time, warlike supplies have been
received by him from the North.
The writer also saya that the demand
to adjourn the land salee would .be resor
ted to as a mere pretext for raising an
armed force, and that the real object of
thia lawless organization is a raid first on
the frontiers of Missouri, and then on
Arkansas and the western border, to
avenge the punishment of Abolition emis
saries. Gov.Medary has recently communi
cated iome important particulars relative
to Capt. Montgomery's reported alarm
ing movements. Onited States troops
will be forthwith ordered into Kansas at
such points as may be necessary for the
protection ot tbe land officers in tbe per
formsnee of their duty, as well as the
public property menaced, including Fort
j The Uniok. There was a large Union
meeting in St. Joseph', on Saturday last.
Such msn as Willard P. Hall, Jndga
- Woodson. John Scott, and other distin
guished citizens, participated, and deci
ded anti-secession resolutions were pass-
. ed. The Gazette grumbled over the call
for the meeting, and now grumbles ovsr
the proceedings. It prophesied that Lin
coln's election would causa a dissolution
of the Union ; it has eagerly published
erery sensation item from the Sonth, un
der the startling heading of "Exciting
News from the Sonth ;" and ita ton?
now indicates-that it ii sorry there is n
prospect-of re-action in favor of the Un-ion.
Extensive Pufakatiovs. The Leg-
islatnro'of Georgia has appropriated one
million of dollars for the purpose of arm
ing and equipping a Secession army, and
it is proposed to place 80.000 men upon
a war footing. ,Thi wonld allow the
enormous sura of 912.50 for each man.
with which to purchase uniform, arms,
ammunition, pay him for bis cervices,
and furnish him with provisions, blank
ets, tents, etc. If Georgia intends to go
into the disunion business upon each an
extensive scale, she wills he a dangerous
customer rf 'ofJ
pire that the reported troubles in South
ern Kansas have been greatly exaggera
ted. Judge Williams is about as fit for
the position he holds as some old grand
mother bis principal forte being fid
dling and dancing. In all probability,
he heard that Montgomery was in the
neighborhood, when he immediately
broke up Court and streaked it to Mis
souri, then telegraphed to the President
that a myriad of Abolitionists ware after
him to kill "him, had broken up the Court,
and played smash generally. We pre
diet that when Lincoln enters npon bis
Presidential duties, appoints Judges who
know a law book from a fiddle, n whis
key bottle, or n deck of cards, and sends
other Federal officers to Kansas, who
will treat the, settlers aa hnman beings,
we shall heir no more of Montgomery
f We hear complaints that provis
ions sent to certain lnr.litimt for tha nan.
leW. ere taken possession of and need by
persons who are well to do and have
plenty already, while thoee who really
need them are still left in want Conn
ty Committees should take tbe matter in
band, and see that aid u properly and
honestly dispensed. Tbe right conn is
to take leeeipU of all parsons receiving
aid, and to hold each member of erery
committee and mb-eommittee to a strict
accountability ia all his transactions.
The St. Joseph Went nan that
the Republican ef Doniphan Conntj
have elected their entire ticket, with ens
exception tbe Democrats eleotisg "Mr.
Inasham" Repreeeatativ. We congrat-
Dbt Up! The Troy Dispatch still
keeps whining about the m inner in which
we conducted the late campaign. It ac
cuses us of slandering some of the Pro
Slavery candidates, and intimatss that
we have not been called to account for it.
irom mo weu-xnown tact that wo are a
"non-combatant." To the first charge,
we hare to reply that we have not re
tracted a word of the charges we made
dnring the campaign, and do not intend
to. They were truths, and we can sub
stantiate thsm any time that it becomes
necessary to do so. If we have slandsr
ed any one, he has hii remedy why
doei he not apply it, if he feeli himself
injured ? As to tbe second assertion of
the Dispatch, we wonld like to know
how it became ao well known that we
were a "non-combatant ?" If the Dis
patch refers to duelling, we can inform
it, in brief, our opinion of the code: If
we think a man is a scoundrel, and say
o, we do not mem to belie onr words
by offering him the satisfaction due a
gentleman. In other words, if we pro
nounce n man to be a villian, we are not
disposed to 1st him prove it, by coolly
standing np and permitting him to ahoot
or stab us. But if, in the above sense,
we are a "non-combatant," we can as
sure tbe Dispatch and the injured inno
cents it represents, that we am nt
non-resistant," as we shall endeavor to
demonstrate, if any of the Dispatch's
gentlemen of probity" attempt to carrr
ceruin tttreata into execution. Finally,
ii lb JJispaten and its "protrgaa" have
no more effectual method of rindicatiag
mr iBjarsu cnaraeseratnan by growling,
grnmblingand splurging, the best advice
we can give them, ia contained in the two
words at tbe heading of this article "dry
' Wansaw, Nov. 23.
Col. Snidery 'with some four or five
others, left Bolivar yesterday afternoon
for Nevada City, and the border, to as
certain, if possible, the state of things in
that section. He left the Polk County
Rangers, whom he commands, in readi
ness to march immediately npon receipt
of orders from him so to do, and we may
soon expect later and reliable information
from the scene of disturbance. An agent
just in from Osceola informs us that the
citizens of that section were in a great
state of excitement, apprehending that
Montgomery would push on to that place
for the pnrpose of taking possession of
the bank and contents, which wonld be
easily effected in the present nnsrmed con
dition of the inhabitante.
The latest news of Montgomery'e move
ments being hat a portion of his bsnd
were at Ball's Mill, only 25 miles from
Osceola, it is feared that he will march on
the latter place. -A small independent
company of Minute Men, left here this
evening, well armed for the scene of action.
t Hard times are again beginning
to affect the newspapers. Since tbe elec
tion, quit a number kar suspended.' and
other hav. curtailed their dimensions.
Of the latter da we observe, amona-
sr sschssgee, the LoniwiU Courier.
Uw Cnsseil Blnffs KAnunn ..4' i-
nlate "Mr. Ioasham," and hope he'll sV Omaha Saa-Mfe.. tv. t- L
i r-' - jLiy uraaaa
Nebraekian" he bees 'dtKoarhwd.
scribe for the Chief I
St. Louis, Nov. 24.
In pnrsusnee of orders received by tel
egraph fiom WashingtonGen. Harney,
commanding tbe -Western Department,
will leave this morning for Fort" Scott,
taking tbe North Missouri and St. Joseph
T3:l 17 ..!. ..J !.- 11. .11 J-.-
" ., uu luetic wuu mi upcumon
to carry out his orders. He ii invested
with full powers, we understand, to pur
sue Montgomery and his brigands wher
ever they msy go. The troops at Forts
Leavenworth, Riley and Kearney are
quite enough for this service, and are
composed of the different arms of the
The Governor, of Missouri hss called
ont the 8ta(e Militia to defend tbe border.
Gen. Frost's brigade, five hundred stronsr.
will leave in a snecial train far tha seal
.t i. j - iA' ..
oi ine ooraer aimcnuie.
- -WismwoToif. Nov. 23.
The position of the President is under
stood to be, .tbssgh tbe 8onth has just
cause of complaint against tbe North,
that no 8tate is justified in seceding or
revolutionary movements ontil every Con
stitutional measure for redress haa been
exhausted. .No State haa a right to com
mit acts having theeffect of precipitating
such a conditf on jsf,' affairs aa would in
duce or compel other 8tstea to join her in
a dissolution of tbe Union, and defeat tbe
dispassionate deliberation of people which
may result in restoring confidence and
preserve tbe integrity of the constitution
It is apprehended here that the question
ox secession will nave to be practically
dealt with by tbe present administration.
It is stated from distinguebed sources
that Sonth Carolinia secedes as soon as
the convention so resolves.
Steamer Emis-rnat Bnrat.
St. Lone. Nor. 20. Tb steamer
Emigrant waa-bnrst at Dosier Lend
ing, Missouri River, yesterday morning.
Boat and cargo are s total low. Boat
valued at 910,000. and uainenred. The
value of the cargo is not ascertained.
CmoAGo. Nor. 19. The official vote
of Illinois is aa follows :
Lincoln; 172.545; Dosglss. 160.549;
(For the Chief.)
UP SALT KITES!
HtxsUN sUacas, Nov. 16, 1860.
Ma. Eorroa: Wednesday, November 7tb,
while the Colnaahos Brass Band were playing
that good old sentlsarntal air, "Jordan Is a
bard road to travel," I went aboard the passen
ger packet " -'. J," lying at the Burr
Oak Wharf," boand apSalt River. My prin
cipal baggage was a jagof "tanglefoot," &
"sod-corn," which was donated to ae by my
friend, Mr. Markkas, when he was in Borr
Oak, as a compliment for being tbe first man
he bad eeen in the Territory that was uglier
than himself. The Republicans of Borr Oak
thonght they ougit to go with me, bat I Insist
ed that I should go alone, and that they should
remain where they were, to "do good in battle!
time" for the Republican cause.
Ere long the old craft hove in sight of Uriah,
standing on the shore In company with Capt.
Whitehead, swinging their hats, and yelling at
the top of their voices: "Boat aboy !" Aa they
came aboard, the Captain eyed me closely, as
though he thought I was a suspicions passenger
no doubt thinking Mr. Markbatn wonld be a
better traveling companion for that trip than I.
I thought so to. Mr. Editor, don't you think
so? To allay the Captain's fears, I forthwith
produced my present, tbe jug, and proposed to
drink healths. Healths drank content of jog
lowered six inohea! .
The noble craft was soon plowing the briny
waves, and scarcely had we time to realize onr
position, when our craft ronndod to at Troy, to
(for) Wood, which was essential freight, this
season of the yar. Jag lowered fonr inches
more! While Wood was coming on board, I
saw Eli anointing 8amnel, preparatory to the
journey, and they soon were snugly on board.
They all seemed to regard me with suspicion,
as a passenger, and I began myself to feel ss
though I were in strange company. I, aa a
passenger, created so much suspicion, that the
wharf-master demanded my passport; whereup
on I produced my present, the jug, and be said
" all right on the goose." As our vessel was
weighing anchor, the " Skillet Heads," alios
' True Blues," sang
mr, ok, wb Ii eat Bnt Otk caididnt.
Who, far kia sinj'i uk. ubniu to kit At
CbtttfoUj, ud will Ml rtUlUl.
At a mm jt ia tkt Silt Hint Ltndt
lit bat no fritidi ip tbtr to bw kirn
Kuut friend! op tbtra to frttt kim
lp la tb Gnat Salt Rirrr Und!"
Night setting ia, with a heavy fog, our boat
was tied up at the mouth of a small stream,
which, from the bearings of the compass, shape
of the hills, and howling of cayotes, our pilot
declared was Wolf River. Jug getting light.
Scarcely had the boat been made fast, when a
dug-tut shored ont of tbe mouth of the stream
and came alongside, bearing Hoffman, with
blank books for assessing property np in the
great Salt River Land. He came on board,
and, like the others, regarded me somewhat
susplsiously jug lighter!
After supper, we hovered round the store
and discussed the Gooss Question, and passed
resolutions, till a late hour. Spaee will allow
me to give only a few of the most important
1 st By Uriah ltttohtd, That Jenkins treat.
2d By Capt. Whitehead RtntvtJ, That
Abe Lincoln could not split sycamore rails out
of gum timber. (Applause.)
3d Br me-self Ruelvtd. That the Goaae
Qaeation, loUUeaU, morally And, gooseologic-
any considered, means that the gander should
a half the time.
This resolution elicited a spirited discussion,
in whieh all joined. Thomas Dick's writings.
Burke on tbe Sublime and Beautiful, Carlyle's
Essays, the Declaration of Independence, and
Dary Crockett's great speech on tbe Crown
Lands, were all quoted copiously, pre and cea,
in the discussion, which wss finally decided
that the Goose Question actually means that
the gander should act half the time; and that
should be the final settlement of the questioa
snd so decided by us unanimously.
As all the crew had scruples against sleeping
with a Republican, of course I had to take a
state room alone a wide berth. To say I slept
soundly, would be a slight exaggeration; for my
dreams were haunted with blue derils, and ris
ions of kcock-kneed cats and cross-eyed snakes.
ssying nothing of an occasional visit of the
noetumal horse of the feminine gender.
By dsyligbt we wers on our way jug dry as
a contribution bos! As we nearcd the Paint,
all crowded, to the forecastle to look out for
Charley. Suddenly we heard a ahout, and we
saw a man ranting at full speed down Main
Street, In the direction of the wharf and the
running was like unto the running of Charley,
lor ne runneth mightily. He came aboard Doff
ing and blowing, and sure enough it was Char
ley, as large as life snd twice as natural. Tn a
few minutes Whitehead's colleague on the tick
et same aboard. Charley thought I was an in
truder, and was about to serve a writ of eject
ment oa me, when the Caputs asm him I
had a passport quit-claim title'from Mark-
ham t the same time pointing t ssy Jug
As we psased White Cload, I saw Markkas
walking to and fro on the levee, with bis hands
in his breeches pockets, singing
In due time w were safely landed at onr des
tination. Awmr up the notable etreese. we were
passed by the United State packet sTIeae Under,
with Douglas and Bell on board. Douglas was
sawing on an old fiddle, playing that famous old
Soon after, we passed an old barge stack on a
sand-bar, and Breckinridge and Jo Lane in the
water waist deep, tryJas; to peak her off. On
the barge I noticed a kage iron kettle, supposed
to weigh 200,060 tons. Some of onr crew
thought they intended to use the kettle for su
iting &; but I dissented from this opinion,
snd thought they Intended to dissolve tbe Uni
on in said kettle.
Oar crew all took asitable cJaisss, ears me,
and I jemped Markkas' claim, whereapon
UriahrSas9l and Charley objected, as I was
Free State in seatisseat, aad a dispute arose
Immediately, CUrltjiUmtlmmutf urn Unit
ero, bat thought I UA better seek a
Bwre congenial diss. Wood and Uriah thought
Marshal was a eJever fellow, aad would com
promise with see; aad besides that, he bad laid
his foBadrttea when he belesged to ssy party,
in the day of the Wyandotte Coarestioa. I
consulted the two beet lawyers Doogla aad
BeU abort the asatter, sad Deagts said that
SfmtUr 8tnignt had a right to regalate thek
own sshfa to salt themselves; hat BeJl. being
Iotdu&sa)M electa kw, hagh I had
better refer the matter loth atttnase LecUa-
It is rsssaihahly healthy her, bat tea k
sects ar tresMeeeme. Tb
bnt toMae bull-frogs) they ar not so pten
tiful as they were in Egypt, but they are bigger
and more or 'cm. We have a tttg dmnet every
night. We have sod corn for breakfast, sod
corn for dinner, (lager for dessert,) sod-corn for
supper, and sod-corn to sleep on. Money mat
ters are good County warranto at par. We
want to erect a monument np here, to the mem
ory of those who hare been here before; but we
lack the "spondulicks" sad material. If you
have any surplus Court Houses or other public
buildings down there, send them np. '
Wood aad I, being young mea, need Captain
Heed's wing to borsr orer us, " as a ben gath
ered ber chickens under her wing." these cold
nights. Tis night the seven stars are shining
our spirits hare slightly drooped a couple of
pegs I ass getting sleepy sleepier sleepiest!
cod night! Respectfully,
(For the Chief.)
To correct a misrepresentation that appeared
last wsek in the Troy Dispatch, of the stray
which took place at Iowa Point on election day,
I glre the following true account and in tbe
first pises, I assert, and trill prove, that Mr.
Rufus Edwards was the instigator; that he was
the first man who showed signs of hostility.
But to prove this: How did the row begint
I was walking across the street, from Lane's
Store toward Tracy's Bakery, when Edwards
a man i did not then know, taor had ever spo
ken to met me, presenting his reroirer to my
breast and. face, at the sameime swearing that
he would "ahoot me." Not knowing what
such proceedings meant, and being unarmed, I
retreated backward, when he followed still clo
sex, pushing his reroirer against me, until we
got near Lane's Store, when I turned from him,
and received a stroke of Bis cane on my back.
He then quit me, to begin his favorite gascon
ade for the crowd. About one hour after, I
was sitting on a box by Lane's Store, when
sgain saw Edwards in the street, boasting that
be "had killed two men his money had cleared
him, and it was no secret; and that he could
kill another!" I remained quietly seated while
he was blowing and brandishing his reroirer,
until he said: " Show me Jlctriekj the d d
blsck son of a b b, and I will shoot his bsart
out!" I than thought it was my "put in," and
quick as baste would permit, I gare bim three
" draws" at a friendly pump-suck, and then ran
Into Lane's Store, being closely pursued by fif
teen or twenty men, armed with canes and
clubs. I got behind the counter, and the room
was filled with men a goodly number being on
me, striking, kicking, and hollowing: " Kill
He trick! kill him!" But owing to the kind
Interference of some friends, I am yet allre.
George Sponseler, a German, was run out of
town and shot at three times, two balls passing
through his coat. He was pursued on horse
back by a poor scrape Democrat, armed with a
double barreled ahot-gnn( bet luckily he escaped
him. James Simpson, another friend of mine,
was followed some distance from the store, and
orertakenby not leu than fifteen Democrats,
who gave a demonstration of their good Demo
cracy by hurlingstones and brickbats at a peace
able old man, beating and bruising bim severe
ly. They then tried to catch and hanjhissen-In-law,
Stephen Stlllwell, who, proving too fleet
for them, they gare up tbe chase. )
This is a true account, aa those who Were
present at the time very well know. '
, GEORGE SPONSELER.
D. W. STOUT,
13 The WsshinetaBr.. V
Philadelphia lLqulr.ru,. 0f taTtS
document : "The Sown Carolina- dTi a
of Independence is a hoai. Th. wf
takes no nolic of it sad eoasid.,, it Vil
lous piece of basinecs. Il ,u fr .
a grocery clerk, and was never setnuJ ;
Carolina." " -,
C- Tb Salem (N. J.) Stoaoa-, mn . -n
hare heard it .uttHted -made
to tbe next Legislature of tkaS? U
law to regulate the priee'ef t,i & . "
Coun'.y. Seme of the depend, '
said to express dissatisfaction st the h T
getting only $1,50. while other. rertvlVS
and some ci en as high ss 3S. '
A leading oil maaufaeturer in t;, en
tile New Bedford (Mms.) Standard reV'..
an order on Tuesday for oil froB m g"
na. Theanswerwsa,thatinia, itaW.
tettltdsuie of affairs it would not Usest ""
lese 11,. money came fir.1. Ow wunbal
think that they can get along a good dwl IT
ter without orders from diiunionists, ihta tl
can without our products. ' "
OTA Voice raost Marion -Th, cte
bridgs (Md.) Intelligencer, published ia ,,',
the largeet slaTtlielilinr. counties in th. Suu!
Dorthe.ter-eont.is. a call for a,,bbEc'Bni
inS -be Court House, oa Monday, ,, 15lj
inst., "for the purpose of condranir-V As d,
union policy of wrtain Sonthwn States, tad M
pressing a devotion and a deUraiaatlotfta ,'
tain Mr. Lincoln in the Adminittr.Ue.ofii,
IT The latest Sou.hm ditpatchfsilow ,;,
of returning good stnae in tbe Cotton Suut
Gor. Aiken, the hea-itst slaTthoIder is Soma
Carolina, ha come oat against Stctnion. fc
Stephens, of Georgia, has mad . poVttfal -4
telling speech against tbe firt-t."ieri. Othsr
indications prore that the intan faro- is abtt
ing. ETTho LonisTill Journal well uyi:
The most accursed traitors to thtSosiair,
those now within the lower Atlantic Sutit.wh.,
are forwarding exaggmted and Kfndicio:t
dispatches to tbe North. If North and Soma
Carolina will include among tho. liable to p
allies for incendiary publications th atiirm
of those moaitrous atrocltl, wo shall rtjolc.
XT Get. Cass Excrrco. We find th foil.
Ing in the Washington correspondence of la
New York Express :
Gen. Cass has been a heaty loser in itocki,
and at the last Cabinet meeting was so ticiuj
by his lo'Sf s as to cause quit an xp!oiioa by
his denunciation of the Dnuoioniits.
IT Old Buck Is cunning; when th Boutben
postmasters resign he has Itttets written r
questing them to designate competent isccm
sors and to send on their bonds. If no compt
tnt persons ar found, of course the places in
deprived of postal facilities, and tb Frtiiartl
has the credit of not attempting to foist Iscob
petsnt prnom upon then?. euui Jivtntl
From tb Learenwortb Times.
From Fort Scott
Marshal Colby and party arrived from
Ft. Scott yesterdsy, via. West Point and
Kansas City, Missouri. They report that
a large number of person ar Isarisg
that portion of th Territory.
The following special dianatch trive
the Istest intelligence from th scent of
the difficulties. Dr. Maseey therein re
ferred to, is sn old resident of Kansas,
and a stsnnch Repnhlicsn. H resides
t Trad ing Post, instead of Ft. Scott, aa
Kansas Crrr, Nov. 22.
Editor Tinas : Dr. Usssey, of Fort
Scott, arrived here this evening, having
left there on Tuesday. Tbe rumor of
the burning of th town on Monday night
ar ineorrect. ill confirms the acconnta
of the mnrder of Ave men. and tb cantor
of others who hsve probably met the
same fate. Montgomery's gang are well
armed with Sharp's rifles and navy revol
vers. They hav plundered tha town ol
Paris, and arrested many of its citiien.
Th people have petitioned the Secretary
of th Territory, in tbe absence of Gov.
Hedary, to come to their assistance with
Fadsral troop. COLLINS.
What Virginia Will Do Xlssissifal
BtCBxotTD. Va.. Nov. IT.
Th pnrpo of Virginia is to maintain
n position of avowed neutrality, until ah
ia prepared to Under her eervieee a ss.
diator under tbe official sanction of the
Legislator or Convention called by ita
authorities. She will meanwhile prepare
for the worst, for if the States now
threatening to secede shall adopt her oro-
gramme, and that ahall fail to be carried
oat by non-compliance on the part of tb
North, Virginia will nnit in the eeeco
ion movement. 8b will ask th 8enth.
era conference with her. end it ia eadao
stood that they will go provided eh lay
down beforehand the programme whieh
hall farm the ban of action, which rill
mbnes lists repeal of the otatatcssnl
lifyisg the Fngktv Slave Law by these
oiau which aav paaooa sscn s stststs,
with s guarantee of a faithful enforce
ment of that law is tb fatsre.
Secesd, s concession that th Const!
tntion ssthsrisee the carrying of slaves
we is common territories and esase-
qnent protection ef elav propers therein.
Third, thst aefther Congress asr the
Exeativhall interfere, exeept for it
protection is the latter when necessary.
Ten thousand mimmA at arasa ara uw
bnsg dtstribsted in MkmMoni hr arsW
o uiot. srtness.
Aceensts tsesstlr reeeived hers rrpre-
MotsKci aaatmeet nsanimoss er
Psrswnunn, Ya., Nor. .T:
Bssstor Clisgsua hss hsss iosi12
fi 7 ks OesMerstis eases st Raleigh,
N. C.. for United Butss 8sstsr.
Hob. M. E. MasJw essmtai Jaim
, VZf"" V Legisieisie
rFfcawhm - -H"? "-- -r...
Bell. 4.846 ; BreetinrMge. 272. The Ufa.) eVs. , .vwry ysr. Th fce ak Mastssln tslk among the
iscteas of the rot? orer 1858 h 101,131. tfjcWy-Caet Urr ft, nor Ccrey Bret, her ef secesem.
ST The Louisrille Journal, referring t Go'
Magoffin's Union letter, tars:
The plain and undeniable ftct Is thattheUr-
ion men of Kentucky assumed explicitly npwsrci
often month ago, -d hare .Uadily icaiatils
ed to the present moment aad now miiniua
tbe position which Gor. Magoffin takes ia tb
letter -we ' pablir h this morning, and triki u
Brtekinrutgt Dimocrtt in th stale hat nntun
X7IerrTn Toe Aas7 Oeesilonal"
telegraph, to tbe Press, ss follows :
" Tbe President, In the erent of the iltctlca
of Lincoln, intends to deprire the latter of all
credit for derotion to the Union, by lailir
strong Union ground in his message. Both
Cobb and Thompson are gratly alarmed at the
cyster like eiience of the 0. P. F-, and mar it
sign before two weeks bare rolled by,
ST Ihduw. The Indianapolis Journal Mt
lichee a table, partly official, and in partttuma
led. which makes Lincoln's plurality, ia lias
State, 34,012. It thinks the full official retvas
will not vary 1,000 from these figures.
tO Elswtiou RrrvaJif . G. W. Miller, Vta
oerat, Joint Representative of Linn end Ljlim
counties, is elected by 117 majority. In &
Seventeenth District, B. F. Simpson; RerebH
can, Is elected orer J. M. Robert, th rsrsttr
Republican candidate, by ttl majority.
D Mr. Lincoln is burdened with an ImmtM
correspondence. About fifty of hi totle
Thursday solicited autographs.
ST Th Hon. Wm. L. Taneey was knag to
effigy on tbe morning of the 6th, la Otsloaa.
ITTszaiELZcnoif. Th Ga!rtes C'rtl
iea says Breckinridge's majority orer Bell sad
Douglas combined will be 30,000. Ery Coun
ty, as &r as bard from, gles Breekiaridre s
majority. He received erery rote east la Br
soria County. Shins ost, Lone Star.
D-Th rote I Maryland aga'ait the U
virtually enslaving tha tree negro resiaeaUla
the State, stands as follows: Against ia .
13.7W; forth law, 4.301; majority sgabw
IT Iowa Eiacnow. Tbe Igor of ta Iw
election, nearly all official, are: Liaeola 46,01',
Douglas H8Ws Bell 9; aVeetaridge
LUeolaover DogJs, IlflM; orersll.sA'1'
CA Lrnsssa Caarr V-utm ?
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fcrgV) Republics., a ",l,2
lag and hUUag a sua named Joseph ""
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