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l,e Kansas Cljuf.
SOL. MILLER, ..... EDITOR.
WHITE CLOUD. KANSAS:
Thursday, : : : : : Jaly 30, 1863.
The Oregon Meeting. The Union
men had a rousing meeting at Oregon,
on Saturday last. Stirring speeches
were made by Gen. Loan, Major Albin,
and Mr. Scbofield, of St Joseph. They
handled Gambleites and Copperheads
Gen. Loan crave a (all history and
pedigree of Gamble and all his State
officers; of the doings of the State Con
vention; of the reason why ha was master
ed out of the service; Ekinned brother Van
Buskirk alive; gave an acconnt of the
perigrinations and doings of Dr. Peter;
and told the people how Gamble &Co.
were maneuvering to bring them nnder,
and to protect slavery in the State nntil
the rebellion was over, when the exiled
traitors could come home and fasten the
institntion on Missouri forever.
Mr. Scholield gave s terrible and at
the same time amusing flailing to Jim
Foster, Doc. Robinson, and other lead
ing Holt County traitors, and gave the
true definition of the term "Chivalry."
Major Albin displayed his nsual elo
quence and force of argument, and dealt
traitors and sympathizers such blows as
he knows how to deal.
The speakers all declared their inten
tion to spend their time from now nntil
Fall, in speaking to lhe people and warn
ing them of the dangers that, surround
them, and of the web which Gamble
&Co. are weaving to ensnare them. We
are glad to see the people awakening.
The proceedings of the Oregon meet
ing were ordered to be published in the
Chief, bat up to this date we have not
Personal Jeff. Jenkins and Ed. Da
vis, two of our County functionaries,
spent several days in our metropolis, this
week. Familiarly, they are known as
Jeff, and Davis.
Capt. E. N. Morrill, of Brown Conn
tv. was here on Wednesday. He was
formerly connected with the Kansas 7th.
but for some months past has filled the
office of Commissary of Subsistence, and
has been stationed at Fort Donelson,
Lieut. Gov. Tom Osborn is spending
a conple of days here, to drive away the
ennui produced by the dullness of Lea
venwoith and the Capital. By the way
the young man throws himself, we judge
that ho is happy. We saw him with
Kit Williams. Hope he won't lead Kit
SheriiT Beeler was around, the other
day. Ho always has his pockets full of
papers, endorsed "Subpoena," "Ap
praisal," and sich like.
The Screws Tightening. Gen. Guit
ar has issued an order for disarming all
persons in bis District, except Militia.
This is but another step of the Gamble
dynasty to snbject the people to their
measures. By leaving them defenceless,
they are wholly dependent npon Gam
ble's Copperhead authorities, who hope
thus to bring them to a proper state of
meekness. Of course, the bushwhackers
will not comply with the order, and it
will therefore fall only upon loyal, law
abiding citizens. Bushwhackers may
then commit their outrages and murders
with pleasure, and the people can do
nothing but stand and tako it, unless the
militia should happen to bo at hand.
We suspect that Gamble & Co. will have
a good time getting all the gnns.
1ST A Sautrello correspondent of tho
Topeka Record, says the editor of the
Jtffersonian was recently an inmato of a
lunatic osylum. That is hard language,
which we might be disposed to condemn,
were it not that the editor of t'je Jefferso
nian himself has no regard for the feel
ings of others. He classes one brother
editor with thieves, represents another as
being lower than niggers, and abuses the
Methodist Church because Gen. Lane
occasionally joins it. A man who con
stantly indulges in this species of editori
al ruffianism, without any provocation
whatever, and imagines it to be the height
of independence, certainly has an enor
mous crack in his gourd.
t3T Godey's Lady's Book, for Au
gust, has 6hown its welcome face. The
eagravings are: "Hallowed be Thy
Name," " A Sudden Shower," a splen
did Colored Fashion Plate, and numer
ous Patterns. It also cotains the beauti
ful poem, " Rock Me to Sleep," set to
Music. Marion Harland's line novel of
" Husks" is completed in this number.
Another novel, by the same writer, will
be commenced Boon. The Lady's Book
is published at Philadelphia, at 82 a
year. We procure it for our subscribers
for 82 a year.
3T A "Virginian named Andrew?,
was the leader of the New York mob,
which evinced their hatred of negroes by
killing all they conld find. Yet, when
the police went to arrest Andrews, they
found him in bed with a nigger wench ;
and it was proven that be had heen liv
ing with her for several years !
yThe rebels are again invading
Kentucky. Our forces have been driven
back fromRichmond, in that State, and
Lexington has bees placed under martial
Goisa it with a Rush. Capt. Bizby
has been recruiting for the Kansas 14tb
about one week, and has a company well
progressed toward compktion. On Mon
day and Tuesday he swore in twenty-seven
men, and secured promises from about
ten more. Rush Bottom, Missouri, ap
pears to be seised with the fever, and ara
turning out en masse. From every di
rection, the cry is "still they come."
The Captain has struck a rich lead.
This success is in a great part due to
the indefatigable energy of Maj. D. H.
David. His soul is in the work, and ho
spares neither time, efforts nor money in
securing enlistment. No other --man
conld have met with the success which
has attended him in this vicinity. The
Major is loyal all through, goes into the
service to fight, and believes in killing
lhe stories that either ilaj. David or
Capt Bixby have used threats to induce
men to enlist, we believe to be wholly
false. Some jealous individuals, who
have undertaken to drum up recruits.may
have used arguments that were construed
into threats by certain suspicious individ
uals ; but if tbey have done so, it was
without either Maj. David's or Captain
Bixby's orders, knowledge, or consent,
as they desire to obtain recruits only
throngh fair and honorable means.
Slightly Coitions. Wo do not be
lieve we ever published a word about any
person, that said person didn't find it out
in tho shortest possible time afterward.
No matter whom we may see porper to
favor with a little notice, be he promin
ent or obscure, far or near, some kind
friend takes particular pains to send him
a copy, marked. Six years ago, a daily
mail was secured for this place. Some
enemy of tho town sent to Washington a
copy of the Chief containing something
not very complimentary to old Bucban
an's Administration, and forthwith White
Cloud was reduced to tri-weekly service,
If we should speak disrespectfully of the
King of the Feejee Islands, within three
weeks afterwards he would mansge to
send ns word that ho knew all about it,
Were we to give the man in the moon a
blizzard, wo verily believe, that in pass
ing that planet, on our way to Heaven,
old Crusoe, or whatsoever name the soli
tary inhabitant is known by, would bail
us concerning the article we published
about him ! These things might annoy
us, wero it not that we are perfectly wil
ling every man should read what the
Chief says about him.
JBT That immaculate young cod-fish,
Wilky, of the St. Joseph " Herald Prin
ting Company," says be won't have any
thing to do with Sol. Miller, of the
White Clottd Chief, or Whitaker, of
the Savannah Plaindealer. They are
both such inveterate blackgnards, that he
don't want anything to do with them.
If tho Herald ever said such a thing,
we have not seen it. Wo have never
had, nor attempted to have, any contro
versy with that paper, and are at a loss
to know why it should use such language.
If it did so, did it consider it a gentle
manly act to withhold the paper contain
ing it ? We don't.
Kansas in Pennsylvania. We find
the following announcement in the Wash
ington (Pa.) Reporter and Tribune, of
July 1st. Some of our readers may
know the person referred to :
Union Meeting. We havo the plea
sure of announcing to our fellow-citizens,
that IRA J. LACOCK, ESQ , formerly
a citizen of this place, but now of Kan
sas, will address the people in behalf of
the Union cause, at bmith s iiall, on In
day evening of this week. Torn out, one
and all, and near tbe voice of a loyal De
mocrat, who is devoted, heart and sonl,
to the suppression of the rebellion, and
the maintenance of the Government in
&3T We are sorry to learn that the
Germantown (0.) Independent has tem
porarily suspended, for want of adequate
support. We know something about
publishing a paper there. The Republi
cans and Union men are fully able to
gi vo a newspaper a handsome support; but
they occasionally got lukewarm, and do
not appreciate the value of a home pa
per until they lose it, when they discover
their mistake, and endeavor to induce
some one else to undertake the business,
and the same old routine is gone through.
Farewell. Farewell is a lonely
sound, and its echo has caused many a
sad heart ; but none would feel saddened,
bnt rather be greatly cheered and benefit
ted, by saying farewell to all kinds of
Soda and Saleratus except DeLand &
Cos Chemical Saleratus, which will
scatter rays of snnshine and happiness in
every householJ when properly used, be
ing always uniform and perfect. For
sale by all Wholesale Grocers in Chicago.
83T The Topeka Record says that
Dan. Adams will probably bo a candi
date for Representative, in Wabaunsee
County, this Fall. If elected, he will ei
ther have to give up his Federal office,
or the Constitution will have to be amen
ded for hk benefit ; for no Federal office
holder is entitled to a seat in the Legis
lature. t3T Some one has written a poem,
commencing, " l nave two sons, wife."
Wonder if the fool thinks the old woman
didn't know it abont as soon as he did I
tW John Morgan is to be placed in
close confinement in the 'Columbus peni
tentiary, nntil Col. Straight's men ara
released cr exchanged.
Is This TrceT We are informed that
Gen. Loan, in his Oregon speech, stated
that Dr. H. W. Peter, late of that town,
is now Assistant Surgeon in one of the
Federal hospitals at St. Louis, by tbe
appointment or through the influence of
Gov. Gamble. If this be so, Claib.
Jackson could have done no worse. Pe
ter was among the first and tbe vilest Se
cessionists in Holt County, and did more
than any other person to lead young men
(and old men too) of that County from
the path of loyalty. He went off with
the first crowd of traitors who left North
western Missouri to join Price. He as
sisted in carrying off a printing office at
Savannsb, and in robbing stores at St,
Joseph. He was at Lexington, where he
amused himself by tannting Union boys
of bis acquaintance, after their capture.
He then spent sometime in the vicinity
of Springfield, where ho followed tbe oc
cupation of robbing Union men. After
that, sight was lost of him for some time,
bnt be was still a hanger on of the rebel
army, as a sort of Commissary. He was
finally captnred by some Kansas boys,
immediately before Blnnt's victories in
Arkansas, last Fall ; was held prisoner
in St. Louis for some months, and was at
length released upon taking the oath of
allegiance. Now, it is said. Gov. Gam
ble has rewarded his valuable services.
Peter is one of those vicious wretches,
who would not hesitate to put a sick or
wounded Union soldier out of the way,
if he could do it without fear of detection
Catholics and the New York Mob.
Great credit is accorded to the Catho
lic clergy of New York, for their efforts
to quell tho riot in that city. They are
entitled to 6ome credit ; but they are al
so deserving of blime, for endeavoring
to screen their members, by declaring, in
their sermons, that they did not believe
the rioters were Catholics--that the per
sons before them did not look like rioters.
Of course, the mob was not composed
wholly of Catholics, but a majority of
them were ; and for priests to stand up
before men who bad been engaged in the
outrages, and tell them they believed them
to be innocent of the whole affair, was
only encouraging them to do the same
thing over. While the villains were ra
ging throngh the streets, knocking down,
robbing and murdering fediscriminately,
every one who repJM to their hailing
call, that he was a " Democratic Catho
lic," was permitted to go without farther
molestation; and the cry was heard from
the mob, "Bnrn out the heretics!" Are
not these singular sounds to come from
other than Catholic throats ? They for
cibly remind tho reader of history of the
scenes of the memorable St. Bartholo
mew's Day, in Paris. If another Native
American or Anti-Catholic party should
spring up in this country, who would be
to blame for it ?
A Change of Key. The Leavenworth
Conservative, a few days ago, had the
following item :
Hon. H. R. Dutton, our first State
Treasurer, is now in the city. He has
hosts of friends in Leavenworth and Kan
sas, and has been most genially welcom
ed. Mr. Dutton is now in business in
Chicago, as wo havo already 6tated.
One year ago, tho tone of the Conserv
ative was somewhat different. It could
never speak of Dutton, (and often went
out of its way to speak of him,) without
referring to him as a defaulter, a swin
dler, a tool of Robinson's, and similar
epithets. But at that time Dutton had
no interest in a liquor store, which would
make a difference with some folks.
tST There is a report which has some
how got into circulation, that Secretary
Stanton assured Gen. Lane that no more
troops wonld be required from Kansas
until the other States had raised 500,000
men. If this be true, it will be a long
time before Kansas is called npon, as
the present call is for only 30,000
men. But it will not do to place too
much reliance npon rumors. Let the
regiment now forming be filled, and it
will be that much more in favor of Kan
sas, when the draft does come.
Monetary. Beauregard promised his
horse a draught on the bank of tbe Ten
nessee, bnt himself received a check on
the same bank instead.
Tbe Government's draft has just been
protested in New York..
Gen. Lee had no green-backs, but be
left thirty thousand gray-backs to pay for
the damage done to the Gettysburg Cem
etery. t3T A brilliant fight occurred at Ma
nassas Gap, on Thursday last. One
brigade of Federals defeated six times
their number of rebels. The result of
this affair is said to be, that E well's corps
is cut off from the main body of the rebel
army, and is in a precarious situation,
liable to be destroyed or dispersed.
England, that unless she stops the fitting
out of rebel privateers in her ports, Amer
icin cruisers will not hesitate to enter
British ports to capture them. If Eng
land does not take the proper steps in the
matter, a foreign war will ensue.
3Or The French have declared Mexico
an Empire, with Maximilian, of Austria,
as Emperor. If he declines. Napoleon
will select another Emperor. When thit
HrttUS rebellion is over, tbe United States
will upset that nice arrangemeat. -
JT The bombardment at Charleston
Consolation. We do not wish to
obtrude our sympathy npon any one, but
we cannot withhold it from Leavenworth
ocasionally. Last Winter she sold out,
shirt, boots and breeches, to Atchison,
and had to go home naked. The Bulle
tin afterwards undertook to coax Atchi
son not to bite, in an article the sub
stance of which was, that Atchison and
Leavenworth were the best friends in the
world no reason at all to be rivals
hoped they would always get along lov
ingly together, and sleep in the same bed.
The first response to this, is a letter writ
ten by Senator Pomeroy to D wight
Thacher, telling him that Kansas City is
to, he the point at the eastern terminus of
tbe Kansas branch of the Pacific Rail
road ; that said Kansas branch belongs
to the Kaw Valley ; and that the bill ex
pressly provides that the road shall run
on the south side of the Kansas river.
As Pomeroy had both hands in that bu
siness, he probably knows whereof he
speaks', and evidently means to insinuate
that Leavenworth is left out in the cold
Leavenworth, how's your poise? How
would you like to sell out again, next
" t3T The deckbends on the steamer
Emilia ara now principally "colored
gemmen." They are a jolly set of con'
trabands, and their time, when not at
work, is generally occupied in singing
genuine plantation and jubilee songs.
3 t&T The Oonncil Blnffs Nonpareil
comes to ns in a beantiful new dress.
We aro glad to note this evidence of
prosperity, for the Nonpareil is one of the
best papers in the Missouri Valley.
KW After the Gettysburg victory, re
bels were scattered so thickly among tbe
hills, that parties went out to pick them
np. It was equal to gathering huckle
&- Tbe New York mob was compo
sed in great part of Irishmen. This ac
counts for Government sending General
Kilpatrick to assist in suppressing it.
r t&" What is the difference between
revolutions and craw-fish ? Revolutions
never go backward, but craw-fish do.
Tbe rebels took a great
corps into Pennsylvania. They
great many corpses there.
(For the Chief.)
I am informed that reports hare been cimi
lateJ thit I have threatened the lives of citi
zens of Doniphan County, in case the.v did not
go into the service. I will say to thos who
have heard such statements, that tueir authors
arc base aud wilful liars. If persons who have
been so busy in spreading these reports, did not
make the statements upon their own response
bility, they would do well to consult their au
thority again. Upon inquiry, I am convinced
that they are manufactures of a class of men of
rather questionable loyalty, and were evidently
intended to prevent enlistments in the service,
particularly in my Company. I will leave it
for the public to adjudge how bitterly, despica
bly low and contemptible such individuals
should be esteemed by the people of a State
whose boasted virtue is their loyalty.
W. N. BIXBY,
Capt. and Recruiting Officer, 14'Ji Kan. Cav.
Destruction of the Central Virginia Had
Tennessee Rnilrond Wythesr ille Cap
tnred and Burued Tho Federal Loss
Cincinnati July, 24.
The cavalry expedition nnder Colonel
Tolland, of the 34th Ohio mounted in
fantry, and Col. Powell's 2d Virginia
cavalry, sent out by Brigadier General
Scammon from Charleston, Va., to cnt
the Central Virginia and Tennessee Rail
road at WythesvillC, has been successful.
They captured Wytheaville ofter a se
vere fight, took 120 prisoners, two pieces
of artillery, and 700 stand of arms. Our
loss is about 65 killled and Wounded.
Colonel Tolland and Captain Delany, of
Cincinnati, were killed, and Uol. Powell
severely wounded. The enemy lost 75
killed and a large number wounded.
Our troops were fired on by citizens
from houses, and the town was totally
destroyed. The command reached Fay-
etteville yesterday, after a hard march of
over 300 miles.
Major Keanso of tbe SStb Ohio had a
skirmish with the rebels at 10 o'clock
this morning, driving them out of Wash
ington. When last heard from Morgan was at
Winchester, 72 miles northeast of Cam
bridge, moving towards the Steubenville
and Indianapolis Railroad, closely pur
sued by our forces.
General Guitar's Order. General
Guitar has issued an order for disarming
" every person, and combination of per
sons," North of the Missouri river, not
acting under orders from some civil or
military officer. This clause in the or
der has produced much comment and
consternation among Union men in this
country, who affirm that tbey cannot
keep their horses or stock on their farms
fifteen minutes after their rifles are taken
from their premises. It was talked on
the streets that a large public meeting
ought to be called to denounce the pro
ceeding. General Guitar is a man of some sense,
bnt bis orders nave thus far failed to
please the unconditional 'Union men of
Missouri. We have not the slightest
idea that it was his intention to take every
revolver and shot gun and rifle from the
farmers and Union men of his district.
That order is simply- intended to disarm
the thieves and bushwhackers, and vil
lains who are stealing from, and shooting
Union men in North Missouri. If our
view is correct, tbe order is right. If
General Guitar intends fo seize every
weapon' of defense from the hands of
peaceaoie ana inoffensive loyal men,
who, in these times, only nse arms for
fighting traitors and thieve, he has un
dertaken an impossible work.- St. Jos
eph Hernld, July 18r.
ASHY MOVEMENTS UT VIRGINIA
Meade Reported as Hating Lett Com
munication at his Mercy Estimated
Strength of the Rebel Army Another
Great Battle Imminent Gen. Grant
to be Tendered the Vacancy Made by
the Retirement of Gen. Wool.
PmLABELrntA, July 28.
Statements received here as to tbe
movements of both Meade and Lee's ar
mies aie very conflicting. It is confident
ly believed that Meade has Lee's com
munication with Richmond at his mercy.
Both srmics aro making rapid move
ments south-west, and a great battle no
doubt will be fought" north of the Rap
pahannock. Direct communication be
tween the army of the Potomac and
Washington has been established, while
but little hopes, according to the state
ment of a deserter, are entertained by
tbe rebels of being able to reach Rich
mond in safety. Tbeir'whole flank is
seriously annoyed by onr cavalry. Lee's
force is estimated as follows:
Stuart's cavalry, 11,000; Longstreet's
and Ewell's corps 18,000 each; Hill's
corps 15,000; these, with 18.000 more
rebels at Richmond and Petersburg, are
reported to constitute tbe whole rebes
force. Tbe Confederacy never had al
tew troops as at present, since tneir re
cent losses, at Port Hudson ami Vicks
burg, all the troops they can mnster are
estimated as follows: 30,000 at Charles
ton, under Beauregard; 10,000 at Mobile;
15.000 under Marmadnke and Price; 20-
000 nnder Johnston; 50.000 under Bragg;
25,000 at various detached points in all
only 240,000. Lee.s army is the largest
and host organized in the South, and the
fate of the Confederacy depends on him.
Lee has received orders not to fight
Meade now. bnt mancenvre in such a
manner as to draw the Union army to
ward Stanton or Gordonsville, by which
time tbey hope to reinforce Lee.
It is rumored in Washington that the
Major Generalship in tho array, made
vacant by tho retirement of Gen. Wool,
will ho tendered to General Grant.
Neither the War or Navy Departments
received any thing from Charleston later
than the 17th ioftant.
Several of our kind friends instructed
ns yesterday that we were in orror re
specting the statement that Gov. Sey
mour, or tne Democrats generally, are
opposed to the enforcement of the laws.
Keep quiet, gentlemen. We never saw
a better time for silence on the part of
Democrats than the present. Ths le
gitimate fruits of the speeches made by
Democratic orators aro daily showered
upon us. We ask all, who think Gov.
Seymour is in favor of the enforcement
of tho Conscript Law, to road his lato
One week ago, last Thursday, a largo
meeting of Democrats was held in New
Mr. Ilorton, one of the speakers, advis
ed the audience to resist the draft, first
by legal mean. If these failed, hn said:
Then fight wi:h whatever weapons
Providence sin 11 place in yonr hands.
"I had rather die in sneha fight thin to
live with all tho wealth of these minions
of despotism around me." (Cheers.)
Hon. C. C. Burr said :
"Congress bos passed an act of Con
scription, but tbe acts of Congress aie not
necessarily laws. This act is very simple
it is merely a highwayman's call on
every American citizen for S300 or
yonr life.' (Laughter and applause)
For one. I have no S300, bnt I have a
life, and if it goes, it shall go in defence
of the kind of liberty that my fathers es
tablished. (Cheers ) Why.
it is by your clemency that Abe Lincoln
and all his satraps were not upon the
gallows eighteen months ngo. (Ap
plause) Why the old booby thought he
was King. Jeff. Davis has never done
anything as bad as Lincoln. He has not
illegally imprisoned you, taken away
your right of habeas corpus, and tramp
led upon the Constitution. Gov. Sey
motir said of Abraham Lincoln that he
had been guilty of attempting to establish
a military despotism, and tho penalty of
this crime in this country is death. ("He
ought to be dead," "Hong him," kc.
Gentlemen, n hat say you to this kind
of talk ? Does it not sound Gnely to
bear Governor Seymour now advise a
mob to apeal to tbe courts ? Truly those
men are law and order men with a ven
geance. St. Joe Herald.
Ho X'liHchins: Ztoxr.
We ought to have had the draft
months ago. We hate been too mealy
mouthed about it. We have allowed the
great principle without which no na
tion can exist, to be weakened in the
dangerous embrace of a sentiment. 'The
draft is the Government calling for the
duty the citizen owes the State, now
long wonld a Government maintain itself
were it to receive only tbe voluntary con
tributions of its people instead of taxes
and revenues. And it will be no safer to
leave it to tbe people to voluntarily en
gage in tbe stern and protracted duty of
defending the Government. It is a sac
rifice that calls for both property and
life. Is it righ that the willing should
alone bear this burden ? Manifestly not.
And, furthermore, the experience of the
past two years snows it is actually court
ing danger from a new quarter to ex
clusively summon faithful citizens to tbe
ranks, and thereby lower the standard of
loyalty at home. It will not do to set
wolves to gnard sheep folds. It is not
safe to make such a partition of citizen
duty as shall leave the voting to tbe Cop
It is no time to regret tbe oversights
of the past. We have lost two seasons
in putting our conscripts into the field.
We have foolishly allowed on every
band, a prejudice to be fostered, hoth di
rect and implied, against the principle of
couscupuuu. ai is noi rigui. xne con
script holds an honorable place in this
war. In thonands of cases the drafted
soldier will experience a sense of relief,
that, whereas, he had not tbe resolution
to decide against home and civil ties, the
lot decides for him, and places him where
bis heart has urged him to go. in tbe
army of bis country. There are, as there
have been, thousands whose impulses to
enter the service have not been stronsr
enough to break. tbe tender bonds of- so
cial life. Chicago Tribune.
The Rebel Attack on James Island.
Tbey are Taught a Severe Lesson and
Repulsed Operations Against Fort
Wagner Unsuccessful Assault on tne
Works Etc., Etc., Etc.
New York, July 26.
We aro indebted to tbe Herald for tbe
following account of tbe operations near
Charleston, received by the Arago :
On the 19th the rebels attempted to
drive our forces from James Island. The
attack was sudden and unexpected, but
General Terry met and repulsed them
with great slaughter.
The gunboat Pawnee which supported
tbe left flank grounded, and a' rebel bat
tery opened on her, firing about fifty
shots, thirtv-nine of which hit her. She
subsequently floated off, and opened upon
the rebels, putting them to flight. Oar
casualties were 6mall, and the rebels were
taught a lesson they will not soon forget.
The bombardment was renewed on the
morning of the22d, the iron-clads co op
erating with tho army daring the day.
Fort VVagnor was silenced for some time,
and the colors shot away. The new
Onion battery was opened on the rebels,
doing great execution.
Later. A charge was made on Fort
Wagner, and our troops, after a desper
ate struggle, were obliged to fall back,
which they did in excellent order, and
held their old positions. The loss on odr
side Was quite severe, but our total loss
of killed, wounded and missing since the
10th, is only about 1,000.
The 48th New York lost about 250
men, and only three officers escaped un
harmed. The Catskill was struck over fifty
times, but is all right. She went to Hil
ton Head for supplies and coal.
JOHN MORGAN CAPTURED.
Col. Clukc and the Rest of the Gang nlso
Hugged Dispatch of Col. ShacUeiord
Cincinnati, July 26.
The following has been received at
" Headquarters, in the Field, three
miles Soura of New Lisbon, Ohio, July
26. To Col. Lewis Richmond, A. A.
G. : By the blessing of Almighty God,
I have succeeded in capturing General
John H. Morgan, Col. Clnke, and the
balance of the command, amounting to
about four hundred prisoners.
" I will start with Morgan and staff
on the first train for Cincinnati, and
await tbe General's orders for the trans
portation for the balance.
J. M. SltACKLEfORD,
Cleveland July 2(5. Major May with
250 of the 9th Michigan cavalry, forced
Morgan to an engagement at 3 o'clock
yesterday mOrning, a mile from Steuben
ville, Ohio, and routed him, capturing
240 prisoners. Morgan, with 300 men,
escaped, but was captured by Shackle
ford at 3 I1 M. to-day, (Saturday) near
New Lisbon. Morgan and Staff are now
prisoners at Wellsville. Ohio.
Louisville, July 26. Well a'Jthen
ticicated reports announce the capture of
General John H. Morgan, with the resi
due t)f his command, in the vicinity of
Steubenville, Ohio. Particulars not giv
en. Dentil of Captain Xoniuin Alloa.
The announcement of the sudden death
of Capt. Norman Allen, at St. Louis
last Thursday, will came pain in a large
circle of friends and arqnaintinces.
Capt. Allen was widely Unonn as the
founder and publisher of the Lawrence
Repnblican. lli efforts in Iwhalf of Kan
sas during the days of her drkneso, can
never be forgotten. lie came here among
the first settlers, and immediately identi
fied himself with the Free State cause.
His labors were unceasing, patriotic and
He was ready when his country called
for brave sons to pnt down treason, to
offer bis services, his life.
To his efforts may be ascribed the rais
ing of the men reqnisite to man the bat
tery of which ne had command at his
In all the relations of life he was a true
man, honest, a despiser of meanness and
demagogues. An admirer of honorable
dealing among men, be? always practiced
His life is another addition to the cost
ly sacrifices this land is making to the
cause of freedom. Lawrence Republican
The ArrnoAcmNO End of the Re
bellion. Tbe heavy telling blows, in
quick succession, received by the rebels
at Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Port Hudson,
Charleston, and in Tennessee, cannot fail
to crush them very speedily if followed
np by other movements. The moral
and physical effects are equally tremen
dous. The capture of Fort Wagner and Cum-
ming's Point is all that is needed for the
certain destruction or surrender of Fort
Sumter; and Fort Sumter is tbe key to
tbe possession of the city or the means of
its destruction. With this fort in the
hands of our troops ordastroyed, all the
defences of Charleston or Jamos Island
can be turned, and rendered' of no avail,
while Fort Moultrie and the elaborate
defences on Sullivan's Island will become
isolated, and tbe rebel troops there will
have to retreat in order to save them
selves from captnre. By the skill of
Gen. Gillmore the rebels have been com
pletely taken by surprise, and we would
not be astonished to bear in one week
that Charleston baa fallen. .V. Y. Her
ald, July 20th.
- J r
Thb Tbde Origin' or the New York
Riots. We beg President Lincoln to un
derstand that this riot is not doe to tbe
draft. Its root strikes mnch deeper.
It is part and parcel of tbe rebellion. Its
instigators , and leaders are allies and
agents of Jefferson Davis. They are do
ing his work here far mora effectually
than they can do it on his own soil and
within his usurped dominions. Presi
dent Lincoln might as well direct onr
armies in Virginia to surrender to Gen.
Lee, as to order a surrender of the laws
and anthority of the nation to the mob in
New York. ' We have too much' faith, in
hia firmness and sagacity to fear for a
moment that ha will inflict npon the na
tional cause any sack indeJlible disgaoe.
Tiae Itew Capitol Htu
The Topeka Record thus descriTf.i
new State House, which is to i. "
pleted by tbe 1st of November Z,?'
The old Constitutional Hall is ;
porated in the new building, with DMr
front, and raised one story h'ieher c"""
of the later residents of Kans J,,:01
know what we mean hy the T,.-not
tioaH.lL" For their mST
will state that it is the building Jn vl
the Convention sat that formed the "t
peka Constitution" the first of the, m.
ConstitutionsNhat Kansas has bad $
Legislature that was elected under ft !
Constitution was in session in this Hi
at the time it was dispersedd bv Pi
Sumner, upon the orders of the vjt ,
Government. Thank God. the Fed 7
Government is not being used for ft
purpose of forcing slavery npon a fl
people at the present time.
In this Hall were held nearly nf
the .Fretf State conventions that met ?
Kansas during the early settlement of ft,
country. All old settlers of K.ns Ji
be glad to learn that the old Hill ;, 5t
to be .the place of meeting of the Lv
lature of tbe Free State of Kansw "'
The building, when completed, will h
an ornament to onr town. The contract
ore challenge the State to prodnce i
more beautiful front than the new Cani
tol building will have. F
The front on Kansas Avenue (opno.;.,
tho Topeka House) will be one hnnJrJ
feet. Forty-two feet of the Front will U
sixty feet dep. Tbe balance, fifty-tie!,.
feet, will be fortyfuur feet deep. Tb"
first story is divided into eight rooms
Two of them 20i60 feet each, one for the
use of tho Supreme Court and its cIeik
and the other for the State Aalito:','
office. One room 15x24 for the Tteunr
er's office. Three rooms for the offire 4'
Secretary of Stato, one of them lSr2l
one 17x2-4 and the other 12x24. and thr
committee rooms, two of them loxi;
feet, and the other 15x24 feet. Tbe fire
story is fonrteen feet between joUts.
In the second story is the Legiltiie
Hall. 42x60 feet, and tho Senate Cham
ber, 32x42. two rooms for the Governor.
1Sx24, and a room for tho Attorney Geti
eral and Snperintendent of Public In
struction. The second storv. bv thn mn-
tract, was to be twelve feet high ; it will
however, be thirteen feet. There is i
basement nnder the whole tnilding. di
vided into four rooms, for fuel. Ac.
From Gen. Blnnt's Command.
He has a light with Gen. CooperCom
plete Rout of the Itcbclj.
Leavenworth, Jaly 25. On Than
day, 16th, u severe fight ocenrred between
Gen. Blunt and the rebel Gen. Cooper,
resnlting in complete rout of the rehek
Finding tbe rebels had fallen bark
fromFort Gibson, General Blnnt, with
2,400 men and twelve gnns, left in pnr
unit. After marching fifty mile in twenty
four hours, he fonnd them 5,000 strong
in position on Elk Creek.
Gen. Blnnt immediately attarkhim.
Our artillery dismounted two of tha re
bel's gnns. which were captnred. A
charga was finally made, when the enettr
fled in confnsion. Our cavalry were pnr
snin them when the ronrier left.
Rebel loss CO killed, 24 wonnded. ail
1000 prisoners. Onr loss 10 killed an!
30 wounded. We captnred a qnutilr
of Commissary stores. Gen. Blnnt, thn'
sick, commanded in person.
The editor of the Philadelphia Pres",
who keeps well posted as to foreign af
fairs, oays of the nitnatinn in Enrope :
" Ensland has nnited with Anuria in
proposals to the Czar, which Lord Fal
merston has declared 'include a general
and complete amnesty, a national repre
sentation for Poland, thp Poles alonn
shall fill official positions in Poland. tht
perfpot liberty of conscience be granted,
that the Polish transactions, and that a
regular system of recrniting be establish
ed.' "It is impossible that the Czar will
grant what is hereby rrqnested we might
almost say it is hereby require 1. The
war-preparations in Russia are proceeding
with.ereat rapidity and on avail scale
ostensibly to quell ihe Polish revolt, bnt
evidently the chance of hostilities to ba
commenced by the three great Power.
The procpects of a bloody war in Enrope
aro certainly very mnch angmented by
the joint action of France, England and
Whnt We Cnptarcd at Port Hadsos.
nnADQOAttTEns DEPARTMENT OF THE GeIT.
Fourteenth Armt Cork.)
Port Hudson, Jnly 10.)
-Sir: I have the honor to inform yoa
that with this there fell into our handi
over 5,500 prisoners, including one Maj
or General, one Brigadier General; -0
pieces heavy artillery; five complete: bat
teries, numbering 31 pieces field artillery;
a good supply of projectiles for Jins Dd
heavy guns; 44,900 pounds cannon pow
der; 5.000"stand of arms; 150.000 rounds
small arm ammunition; beside a small
amount of stores of various kinds.
captnred also two steamers, one of whicn
is very valuable- Tbey will be of grt
service at this time. n
N. P. BANKS, Maj. Oct-
-A Mob Jackal. Tbe Herald points
game for the Jeff. Davis rnffiani w
have been devastating the city.as folio'-
"There is one quarter wlwre these on
fortonates (th blacks) live, which dm
remained unharmed-Sullivan atrert w
the eighth Ward. Jh"
is a United States storehouse m won
street where there are upwards of n' J
thousand muskets." , .
There is a good deal more of thn ion,
bnt the above must suffice lor
Sew York Tribune.
Death oftheHoB.Johai J. Chattel
FaArevoT. Kt., Jnly 26-Hon. JJW
J. Crittenden, died at half-past "rw
o'clock this morning, without paw ,
struggle, in full possession of h W
ties. Disease, general debility. AgeT
Gen'l. Lane has the re7uUto"n of Mf
ing that ."Gov Robinson's admimw i
tion was an honor to the .Stats byflj
side of Gov. Carney's." Theb.HkwP'
rolling. The "grim cbieftam". boonj
to rule or ruin. Cov. C.rney " "
man to be dictated to by Jm Line
A Monitor has bee tent, i.Pj!J
by sailing vessels, to 8an FraBCueo. w
tbe defease of that port. :
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