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TkiritUy, : : Iwrearter 24, 1864.
Rrau eTthe CammaL
It seems like crying oter spilt milk, to
at about accounting for "the nnu of a
thing that it oyer and dose with, and cn
deavoring;,to show bow, it might hare
been prevented; bnt ire bare often thonght
that it would be tome satisfaction even to
dead man, if be could be made to com
prebead what it, wm that, hart biaa.r It
may not be amiss to refer to some things
in which tbe Aati-Lane party -missed it,
in tbeeampaigB just closed, and thus fail
ed jifjuccfss. .The principal cause was
doubtless that too many votes were cast
oy fteoppbeite side.' This result might
noVhave'been changed by any different
policy in the campaign, bnt the probabil
ities are strong" that it wonld.
One of the defects was the want of or
ganization. There was' a State 'Conven
tion to nominate a ticket; bnt beyond
that, the party was scarcely organized.
The'Stata wasxsfevassed. in part, while
many" points were neglected. County
Conventions were almost wholly dispens
ed with; and candidates for the Legisla
ture announced themselves. In some in'
stences, there were more than one Anti
Lane candidate in a District, and the
friends of each wrangled among them
stives. On the other hand, the Lane men
Were well organized and drilled, and
worked harmoniously, thus being enabled
to carry some Districts ia which the ma
jority was really largely against them.
In some placet, tbe Anti-Lane men went
into Convention with the Lane men, and
being out-managed, quietly submitted,
without bringing out candidates of their
We frequently inquired, during the
campaign, about the prospects in certain
localities, and were always assured that
they were -all right. "How was it in
Hoop-Pole Township I" "Oh, there is
oo danger there ; Muggins; who used to
be the leading Lane man, has- turned
against 'him, and is working for onr side
with all his might. At the same time,
Maggies had 8500 in green-backs in his
pocket, received from Lane and Bid.
Olarke, to electioneer for them. "How
in Persimmon County ?" "Straight as
a shingle. Old Gimblet-eye runs that
Oonnty. Lane promised him an office,
but played off on him; and now be has
agreed to work for our ticket." At that
lime, Gimblet-eye bad announced him
self as tbe Lane candidate for the Legis
lature, and had Lane's promise for a fat
office, aa aoon as the Legislature should
adjourn. "What ia the prospect in the
Wild-cat District!" "All oae-sided
there. Sqnealer hat a tremendous infln
ence there. He sees thst Lsne has gone
trp, and he wants to be Consul to tbe
Feejee Islands. Lane promised it to him,
bnt violated his pledge. Now Sqnealer
is working for as; end we have agreed to
use onr influence to get him the place
which he desires." And all the while,
Squealer was working for Lane, who bad
assured bim that he was to be Secretary
of State for tbe next fonr years, and had
already given Squealer a commission as
Minister to England, to take effect when
Lane entered tbe Cabinet. These names
are fictitious, and the incidents somewhat
changed; bnt something like them actual
ly occurred, and mneb mora besides,
equally ridiculous, which it wonld reqnire
too mncb space, to refer to. And this
Is the sort of organization that tbe Anti
Lane' party had. Guess work, supposi
tion, and resting the fate of Districts up
on the word of men who changed front
twite a day, and amounted to nothing, af
ter all. ' -
There were instances in which reliable
Anti-Lana men were pushed aside to give
way for those who bad until recently been
bowling for Lane, bnt who, thinking he
was played out, bopped over into the op
posita party, and grabbed for the fat
places. It was hoped in this way to
draw support from the Lane party,-which
signally failed. -The Lane men became
incensed against them, and the Anti-Lane
men feared to trust such sudden converts.
The friends of various prominent men
had agreed to unite in a common cause;
and when tbe time for electing a Senator
arrived, every man would throw his
Strength to the candidate who command
ad jtbe greatest strength. In view of this,
the friends of some aspirants attempted to
-play sharp on tbe balance, by forcing
'themselves on the track, and compelling
,the friends of other men to support them,
or defeat the whole ticket A saying
prevailed daring tbe campaign, (and
there was more truth thsn poetry in it,)
that one entire regiment had been fur
'laughed and sent to their homes through
out the State, to ran for the Legislature,
in the interest of one of tbe aspirants.
Tbey poshed themselves in, regardless of
tbe claims of others, and laid especial
elaim to public favor because they were
soldiers. Many of these were notoriously
unfit for members of the Legislature; but
ran tbey would, or rain. This operation
did a sight of damage to tbe Anti-Lane
eanse. Besides the disgust wbieb their
operations produced, tbe people contend
ad that if Lane waa to be condemned for
thing like the above, tbey could not set
bow tbey 'could better the .matter by an
conraging it in .another. -
Another bad arrangement waa potting
op men for the Legislator merely be
cause tbey were Bobodoy's men, and bad
never mixed in polities enough to make
enemies. In all such instances, votes were
lost instead of gained.
There was another operation, most sin
gular of alL When men enlist in a cause
for tbe accomplishment of a great .object,
tbey generally keep the peace with one
another, and of all things refrain from
.warring upon those wbo are doing the
moat effective work in behalf -of their
cause. We venture the assertion, that
Gov. Carney spent more money to aid
the Anti-Lane caase, tbaT any other ten
men in the State; and he nsed all his in
fluence that way, and, aa far aa he could
honorably do so, the patronage of his of
fice.) let tbe Uovernor was almost as
soundly abused, during tbe campaign, by
men in the Anti-Lane party, as by those
of the 'opposite party. jWe" Haye) heard
speakers get up, and after pitching into
Lane. for a while, turn and attempt to car
ry favor with the rabble, by abusing the
Governor, and repeating all the stale slan
ders and vituperations which bad been
concocted by Lane and his tools. Such
stuff disgusted those who had any respect
for the Governor,- while it only convinced
the Lane men that their master had told
the truth, for Anti-Lane men were repeat
ing the same charges. Members of i
party thus making warfare upon the very
beet worker in the party, as a matter of
course flattened ont tbe whole movement
Some of the Anti-Lane presses and
speakers undertook to make capital
against Col- Crawford, tbe Lane candi
date for Governor, by taunting him with
being tbe Colonel of a negro regiment,
That kind of argument could not and
should not win. He who Itads black
men against the enemy, and conducts him'
self gallantly, is surely entitled to as
much honor as the commander of a regi
ment of any other color especially when
we remember that when he goes into bat
tie, be does so witb tbe. consciousness
that if he is taken, he will have no mercy
Had Gen. Lee been psrmitted to come
home and, see the "people, his election
wonld have been sure. But the War
Department lent all its influeno to
further the schemes of Lane. Lee was
refosed. a furlough; while Gierke, also
holding a military position, was allowed
to traverse the State without hindrance,
to address the people in his own behalf,
and scatter money to buy votes. Every
other officer who would nse his influence
in favor of the Lane tictet, was granted
leave of absence; while officers opposed to
Lane, such as Col. Phillips, were com
pel led to remain on duty.
But that which saved Lane and his
ticket, wss the immense Government pat
roaage which was placed at his control,
while every particle was withheld from
his opponents; and thousands of dollars'.
robbed from tbe Government, were-csrJ
to buy votes-. We say that such spec
tacle was never before witnessed-, ra this
or any other country. Their are-about
2,500 McClellan men in Kansas-: The
balance of the voters are alf thoroughly
loyal, and in favor of Lincoln. Tbey are
divided into-two almost equal parties, on
State issues; bnt on the Presidential ques
tion, both parties were ardent supporters
of Mr. Lincoln. Yet that Administration
threw all its patronage in favor of one
party, while the other it systematically
frowned npon and ground under its heel,
as if they had been rebels of the deepest
dye far more so than it did tbe semi-
rebftls of the Border States. When
party, composed of the most radical men
in the State, and the truest friends of the
Government, were thus persecuted by the
Administration, tbey had but little heart
Summing it all up, when we consider
that the Anti-Lane party made the cam
paign unorganized; that they fought each
other as much aa their opponents; and
that the Executive, Judicial and Military
influence of the .Government was nsed
against them, is it any wonder the Anti
Lane party has been defeated ?
Charles Jobkfe. Competition and
advertising are the life of trade. Charles
Joseph is dttsrmined not to be outdone
in advertiting, in poetry, or in selling
cheap goods. His stock of goods is tbe
ne plus ultra, and he intends to keep it
so. He has one of the cosiest establish
ments to be found in Northern Kansas,
in the City Hotel bnilding, and a greater
variety of nsefnl articles than were ever
before -packed into the same spsee. Yon
can't miss the place. Look: ont for hia
aplendid new sign!1 r "
t&T We have beard-some one wonder
why Hebbard, of Seneca, didn't ran for
the Legislature, this -Fall, aa he is so cnzy
after some petty office, and' it appeared to
be a favorable aeason for Line's dirt-est
ers! , He didn't, for a very good creason.
The Lane leaders are sharp,, and were not
going to apoil a sure thing, and defeat
their ticket, by running- him. cEeaides,
nobody onght to be socruel as to want
he fellow to be beaten for office every
We judged, when we gave the
"flats" of the Nemaha Courier a doee, a
few weeks since, that it wonld cause their
rice-water discharges to flow until i tbe
Holidays; bat from . the way it operates
on them, tbe prospect is that it will keep
tbem going all tbe Winter, if indeed it
don t aettle down on them as a, chronic
complaint. .. . -
What miserable bnnglea many would-
be literary men frequently make, nben
tbey attempt to spin out romantic or
remarkable historical coincidents which
never occurred. As an example,- we find.
in the Philadelphia Saturday Evening
Post, (the oldest and oae of the leading
literary papers in America,) a sketch ..of
Charles Wolfe, the anther of the famous
elegy on tbe "JBurial of Sir John.Moore."
woue aiea eariy in tne year if as, him
vr . .- '. AAI . .1
age oi 3i.y ears ; tnereiore, be was corn
in the year 1791 or 1792. Sir John
Moore was killed at the battle of Coma
ne, irf lSOJCand tbVpVem" was" written.
of course, between that time andbfldsalb I
of Wolfe probably nearer the. latter
event than the. former., After, giving an
account of the poem and -its author the
Post proceeds tossy:- - - .
" Charlaa jWolfe waa ofjha aamefm
ilv withtbatheroic General; W.olfe who
waa killed at: the siege of Qnebac-r-dying
in. the very moment of -victory,7 'Proba
bly tbejatter did not knowof:thiafact
when,. on bis way in tbtiboat.to-bis. fa
mous night-attack, be recited .the- verses
.to Sir John. Moors, which Sad just ap
peared in print, and declared .ha would
rather be the author of those versaa than
a conqueror in the approaching battle;
Right here is where tbe romance comes
in. General Wolfe was killed at the; ta
king of Quebec, in the year 1758 ; .yet,
on his way to the atlKk, he recited tver
aes that bad iust appeared in print, the
author of which was born more thsn tbir
ty years afterwards, which were written
probably sixty years afterwards, npon an
event which occurred fifty-one yeara af
terwards, and the hero of which event
waa doubtless born after the death of
This is a fair sample of onr literary
papers. Such blunders can be found in
almost every number. Every one of
their great " Historical Romances," if
subjected to any sort of criticsl examine;
tion,. .will, be found to be composed of
more miserable jumbles than the forego
ing. ' 8cott arid "Cooperi in their Novels,
information, blended with romantic fie-
''.! Hi. .l"H i.Th is ...
tion. - Not so with the trashy 'novelists
of the present day, of the Ned Buntline
school. Why, we not long since read
story in one of onr popular' weeklies, the
date of which was ItidJjo't at the close
.-. .. . i .. - . . i? ' . .; . ' -!
of tbe Revolutionary war. I et tbe char
sclera were made to deal liberally in
slang phratas which have had their ori
gin within the past five years; a celebra
ted actress performed in a play that waa
written within the last quarter of a cen
tury ; and, worst of all, the hero of the
atory sent a telegraphic despatch from
London to the Chief of Police in Paris 1
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The opening plate, "The Snowbirds,
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49 What an amount of Buffering and
disease among tbe volunteers would be
prevented by the free nse of HOLLO
WAY'S PILLS AND OINTMENT.
For Wounds, Sores, and Scurvy, the
Ointment ia a certain enre; for Bowel
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,lf the reader, of this "notice eanoot
get a box of Pills, or Ointment from; the
drug store in his place, let him writ to
m, SO Maiden Lan, enclbsing',rt
amount; and I will mail a box "free of
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81:40 per box or pot.
'.19 Jt seems that the States in which
tbe Copperheads, daring the- past. Sum
mer, were most open and rampant in their
treason, have' gone strongest for Lincoln
Indiana and Illinois have had the worst
Copperhead troubles,- ,and have given
Lincoln overwhelming majorities; -while
in States farther east, where there, were
no difficulties, the contest bas been closer.
Gen. McCIellan'a. resignation aa
Major-General in the regular army bas
been accepted, and General Sheridan pro
moted to tbe vacancy. A decided change
for the better. -;
BieH. SoL Millar, ia telegraphing
the result in Doaipbaa Coaaty, to the
Leavenworth Times, addt: "Thereto scid
to hose been foul play nt Brow County."
it seems probable that there; nas oeen a
good deal of "foul plav" throughout the
State, not excepting Nemaha aad Sol's
own connty. Nemaha Courier..
The above would baa very goad joke.
were it not for tbe fact that "Sol. Miller"
never telegraphed aBy-each thing to the
Leavenworth Tiaaes, -ier to anybody else.
We did not notiot aacS a despatch .in tbe
Times, bnt presume something of the sort
was published; and' if the Courier baa
not altered the punctuation and added
irwbrdrfof rtbraake af tellihglrlie. the
-TbSjee rjiis,em WelMy!vhat? JweTnever
did ssy. Fortunately, tbe original copy
of .every despatch; ia, kept on file in the
office where' aeati from, and; a copy, alto
kept. at thoffice,where.reesited. . Wa
have .tbe- original, -copy .tent,: and aa the
Courier man. seems to. be so deeply inter
ested, imkeepiag .our correct- record, be
bad better call Tat lb Leavenworth tele
'grapltf oiBceT'and compare copies". ''On
Saturday, Nov. 12tb, ', after bearing re
porta" from Brown,, and the final result in
this County, i we telegraphed the aame.to
the' editor of the -Times, and requested
bim.tb'send:,n sacn'retarns aa sbe bad
received from other Counties.' 'Here are
i Uf . . -l - k
onr exact words, relating to this County
"Lee's majority In' Doniphan County,
about nv. otate ticket somewhat mixed
We elect fonr Representatives and two
Senators. Lsne Representative' in the
District which was thought to be most
. - ''t" ' O ' .' . 1 ' t
certain against aim. oaia 10 nave oeen
foul play. Brown Connty gone Lane by
about ,60 majority, and both Representa
tives Lane.' . ,
, That is. all tbe "rioh" there is about
it. We! inever' heard nor reported that
there had' been foal play in Brown; and
we should 'not take the trouble to deny
the Courier's statement, only that somt
Brow n County man might chance to
stumble upon a bedaubed copy of tbt
Courier in some fence-corner', 'and cast
h'is'eye;upon,the above.paragrap'h., which
would. lead ihim ;tputhink that, we had
been slandering his- County. w .
.r ' " i m I 'i .
., Wolv Riveb and, Bona 0k. These
two Townships are entitled to a great
deal of credit for their vote in the recent
election. Before the election)' tbe galeral
impression was, tbats Uarr Oak would
give a large tane majority; wbiie in
Wolf River, no one could tell of an At!-
Lane man there, and thought it would go
pretty much all for Lane. But both gave
large majoritiea for. Lee, and both went
Ati-Lane on tbe State ticket, except for
Governor. With work, Marion would
have done much, better than aha did; and
witb a fair and honorable vote, theresnlt
in Wayne would have been reversed, and
at least twenty-five added to the Anti
f Jy Jame'and John Berry, on trial
before Military Conrt, in St. Louis, for
desertion, and for having been engaged
in the murders of Duff and others, in
Andrew .County, Missouri, were sentenced
to be shot on the 9th of December. They
belonged to the- 14th Kansas, and their
crimes were of tbe most aggravated char
acter' John, being a private,, the, Presi
dent has commuted his sentence to im
prisonment and hard labor in the Alton
Penitentiary, daring the continnance of
td present war. James held tbe posi
tion of Second Lientenant, and the sen
tenco of- the Court-will be executed upon
y -- ; .
r "BtxktxfvfTSmmss. Honest in
dustry is bound to succeed at last. Fair-
all bas demonstrated this.- He, is turning
out Chairs, and all'kinds pf Cabinet work
that .cannot 'be; snrpassedi in -thia -upper
country. He is kept busy early and late,
to supply tbe greatdemand for hit furni
ture; which never fails togiva satisfaction.
Give nlm a call, befora trying elsewhere.
His prices areas low as the.timss will
admit. His naw advertisement appears
in another column.
Wortb Stcauho. It ia only a genu
ine, a desirable, benca a valuable ar
ticle that ia worth stealing. Juslo only
the good thing is worth counterfeiting.
It attests Oo the great value of D. B. De
Land Sc Co. V Chemical Saleratos, that
it has been extensively counterfeited, and
a spurious article in green papers put in
to the market. Tbe genuine is always
put up in bright red papers, and may be
had of the best family grocers in the Uni
: MW .Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
werettinging cold et pecially Monday.
Tbe river was fillled with floating ice,
stopping-navigation, aad preventing' fer
ry boats from running. A .few. more
each days would have closed the. river.
Tbe westher bas since turned much. war
mer, and tbe running ice baa about disap
,r 7 Vj r
19The Topeka Record is no tv print
ed on a Hoe power-press.' We think,- if
they would .print it on cbeese-prew, it
would be more readable. Such a look-
in; paper, from a Hoe press, we never
saw before. It is wortb one's eye-sight
to attempt to read it. . .,
v r JZ it '
J9" W. W. Bloss bas retired from
the Leavenworth Times, aad Col.
J; C Vatighan again assumes editorial
charge. It seems to us, the Times
changes too often for wholesome.
.aar The Lawrenra Tribune, of Oct.
r The Lawrence Tribune,
8th, has joat reached as. We learn from
it thaVa man by tbe name of Crawford
was running for:GovTBor of Kaasti.. -
Sbxbxav, Grist, ahd Shxbidaw.
8beridan baa been heard from. He was
within a.few mile of Macon, with a por
tion of his army, while another division
was marching on another route. They
were expected to unite, and then march
for Savannah or Charleston. Macon was
defended only by Georgia militia, com
posed .of old man aad boys, who, it waa
thought, would make no opposition, for
fear Sherman wonld deatwy the city:,
The Army of the Pqtomse waa ia fnl
motion, with eight daya' rations, and one
hundren rounds of ammunition. Their
destination whether Richmond or Pe
tersburg we nave not learned.
It ia reported that Sheridan baa bad
another fight-with Early, near Fisber'a
11111,-- .and givenisa bis monthly whip
ping; ' ' ' vt i iM
- The entire cavalry force' of the Army
of tbe Gnlf waa concentrating, under Gen.
Ai'IL'Le. for the'purpott-,' as was sup-
puHt-u, ui-iai.ercepiog iourcgru, uu qu
way to Mobi'e, T ,
Hood was near Pulaski, Tennessee,
with onr forces not far off. ' ""
Gen. GilUm'a command is all aaft.
HisVfffaf,w- not' as, severe, as was. at
firet reported: Gen.' "Burbridge bas
reached Camberland.Gap, and-BO appro-
henstdns'afe entertained that Breckinridge
can invade Kentucky.
J6" The Nemaha Courier re-pnb
lishes, for the fiftieth time,. something the
Chief said'about' Carney, before "he was
nominated'for Governor, oteT two yeara
ago. We a'nggest that they keep it on
hand, as standing matter. It will help' to
fill up. when behind-hand. If they tan-
not spar the type, they bad better pnr
chatea supply with a porton ofths 8500
iuey got irom Jjana ana Old. Ularfce, or
else steal some ont of tbe Champion
1& One of tho Lane papers, in tho
beat of tha;campaign, made tbe assertion
that-" Kanaka bas 'an ass for Governor?'
If so, the thing has not been bettered, for
a male' bss been chosen, to succeed biro.
Thoqj-a Carnejrj,wilL make way for
ana-mule Crawford, i n '
, Ay We learn, that Judge Kingman bos
disposed of all his propirtyin Hiawatha
and vicinity, and intends removing else
where to what point, we have not beard,
the result of tbe recent election is enough
to di.-gnst any honest man ont of the
J?y They have had a Committee, out
in Brown Connty, to examine into the
Windmill question. Guthrie was a lead
ing member of tho Committee. Thia is
an illasteation of the "etern-il fitness of
&" We see it stated that a School of
Design for females is Who established at
Pittsburgh. Is such an institution the
place where "designing women" are
19 Tbe Missouri returns, as far a-
received, foot np over 25,000 majority
for Lincoln. When all in. the majority
will not fall far short of 30,000.
Thk Great Ubbeaot A Democrat
oat West insists that McClellan would
never be irisngnrated, ifhe'shotiM happen
to be elected. He aays h would never he
ready for jthe inauguration, and as the
ceremonies "would have' to go over to
another day, Pendleton would get ahead
of bim;.- w T .'
District Judges Elkctbd. First
District, D. J. Brewer ; Second, A. H.
norton; Third, C,K.Gilchrjstr. Fourth,
D. M. Valentine ; Fifth, J. W. Watson.
STATE OF KANSVS,
Tbe year now drawing to a close has been
one of great prosperity to tbe people of this
State. ''Wehave'U rejoice over sufficient bar
vests, liberally rewarded industry, the decrease
of crime, and the general peace aad qnist of
In the midat of a gigantic war, which is tax
ing the. energies and the resources of the coun
try, we hava steadily progressed in wealth and
The consumer and the producer have shared
the blessings derived from tbe increased activ
ity of trade and-commerce.
Our educational Interests have been fostered
and developed.- Schools have been establish
ed, churches erected, aad the metis of mental
and moral culture liberally diffused. ,
The State has, been measurably free from
the devastation of rebel armies. The clond of
invasion which lately hung over our border has
been dispelled, aad the tide which threatened
to overrun oar soil, and perhaps engulf our in
stitutions, has been turned far beyond our
To avert'this great disaster, the mass of the
people gallantly spraag to arms,- hurled back
the foe, and, by their vigilance and heroism,
illustrated the ImpossiWnty of -rabTertior in
stitutions defended by the enlightened valor of
a Tree ana united people.,
The Union armies have gone on " fro-n con
quering to conquer. " Great victories have
been gained on land and sea, from the effects
of which the rebellion kaa been tbakaa to itt
foundation, aad a restored. Union rendered
The conntr; has been true UfiUelf. The
will of the people has beea potentially express
ed in fiver or the perpetuation of- Us Govern
ment, and the prosecution of the war until the
rebellion is utterly subdued, and Freedom ev
These, with numberless other blessinca
vouchsafed to jis by Diviae Providence, are
subjects of special thanksgiving.
Now, therefore, ia accordance with the Pro
clamation of the President of the United States,
and a Utae-honoracL custom, I, THOMAS
CARNEY, Governor of the State or Kansis,
Tharsdav, the S4th IaMaat,
as a day of .Thanksgiving rud Prayer to Al-
-oigmj uso, , . I
'BW$H 1? ," ?B that .7KiziAintlmi,m,.ui 'ih wira
GREAT VARIETY STORE!
.ap -t-s-e t?ia-Tsr
LOOK OUT FOR THE !
Ho! Citixens of Kansas, and all people of tbe 'West!
Came get my fashionable Goods, the cheapest and the best!
J have a great variety of eveiytbing jou need, ,
And can supply .your every want, at trifling cost indeed
Ay, bargains that will make you rich, for little ye may "reap
- Because I bought my Goods for; Gold, when everything -as cheap.
The Ladies' at raj Store will find whatever tbey desire.
I've Muffs, and Ruffs, and Cuffs, and Stuffs, and gorgeaus, gay attire;
I've Shawls, and Plaids, and Robes, and Cloaks, of every style and hue;
I've Si.ka and Satins, rich and rare, and lovely to the view;
I've Slippers, Gaiters, Boots and Shoes, and every kind of Hose;
I've Ribbons, Bonnets, Balmorals all kinds of Fancy Clothes,
For Church, or Balls, or Tithing, or everyday attire
I've every kind of Clothing that a. Lady may require;
I've fashionable Jewelry Gold Bracelets and fine Rings,
Gold Chains, Gold Leckets, Ear-Rings, aud a thousand other things.
For Gentlemen, I have supplies of all they wish ts wear:
I've Coats, and Vests, aud Pantalooat, of colors gay and fair;
I've Shoes and Caps, I've Boots aad Hats, Cravats and Neck-Ties prcttr
The best and cheapest they can buy in this, or any city. -
My stock of Groceries is complete, and you will find it true is.
That I can sell aa cheap to you as merchants iu St. Louis.
You'll find my Store ia just next door to Spaulding'a City Hotel.
I can't -ra-imerute all my Gods call in, and see the total
Of what I have; and I will buy whsle'er yon'e ot to sell
Your Batter, Eggs, and Grain, aud Hides, for which 111 pa; you well!
White Cloud, Nov. 24, 1864-y. CHARLES JOSEPH.
let us assemble In our several places of wor
ship, and humbly thank the Father of All for
His mercies in the past, and implore His guid
ance and protection for the future.
In testimony' whereof, I have hereunto set
-ny hand, and caused' the Great Seal of the
State to be affixed, at Topeka, thia 14tb day
By the Governor.
Secretary of Stat.
HtUDcoaaTcas Kansas State
h. 1864. )
I. Commanders of regiments and detach
ments called into active service by the procla
mation of the Governor and Commander-in-
Chief, of the 8lh of October, will cause to be
made out and forwarded to these Headquar
ters, immediately, a complete and accurate re -
port, showing the number of men that t rned
out and are entitled to pay, and the number of
animals and tbe amount of transp'jrtation ac
tually used in the service undei said procla
mation. They will also muster for p-iy, at as early n
day as practicable, the militia thus called out,
making a separate roll of such persons, includ
ing negroes, as are not liable to military dutr
under the militia laws of Kansas, but were or
dered into the service by p-oclamttion of Ma".
Gen. Curtis, declaring mtrtial law. Btauk
muster and pay rolls will be furnished, upon
application at these Headquarters.
II. All claims for subsistence, forage, fuel
and transportation will be made out in proper
form and forwarded, as directed by the Gover
nor, to Mjor-GneraI George W. Ceitzier, at
Lawrence. Persons presenting such claims,
will be required to furniIi the receipt of the
Regimental or Battalion Quartermaster, by
whom the supplies or transportation were taken
or employed, or make affidavit to the correct
ness of the claims, and that the articles were
really taken by the militia, giving, if possible,
the number of the regiment or the name of its
III. Claims for horses lost in the service,
must be sustained by the certifictte, under
oath, of at least three credible and disinterest
ed persons, setting forth the value of the ani
mal lost, and that it was actually lost in the
IV. Vouchers will be given for all claims
allowed, and will be paid by the General Gov
ernment, cpoa the approval of Major-General
The General Commanding desires to tender
bis tribute of praise aud express bis pride to I
the citizen:soidiery of Kansas, wbo, at the fi:it
signal of alarm, marched to tbe scene of tbrea
tcned danger, with an alacrity and enthusiasm
which has no parallel in history, leaving .their
homes and occupations to tbe care of tbe wo
men and children, the decrepit and the infirm,
in a holy sea for the welfare of the State, and
who bore themselves, almost without a mar
tnur, through the feirful crisis, suffering all the
hardships and privations incident to the tea
son, without tents or a sufficient supply of
blankets, and camp and garrison equipage,
with a virtuous gallantry, and who, when vic
tory bad crowned our cause, returned quietly
to their homes, lo enjoy the deliverance par
chased, under the guidance of .God, by' their
self sacrificing and noble action.
Tbe conduct of tbe people of Kansas, in the f
casapaiga jaat ended, challenges the admirat-ea
of avary loyal and patriotic mind, and furniafaes
an example which, if followed by a similar ont
pouring of the people of the Northern States,
would certainly; effectually and speedily crush
ttia wicked rebellion, together with its cause.
While we miurn the lost of the gallant dead
who aleep quietly in honored graves, and deep
ly sympathize with tbe wounded a&d the be
reaved, we' have cause to congratulate our
selves that our casualties are to light, and al
to, that the threatened luvasion is not entirely
without compensating benefits.
It baa developed the military spirit of our
people, ,and inspired full' confidence In our
prowess and ability to laccessfully defend the
State it act otaea arau ana" tquismrait com
plete to nterlg eceryj-un t JCsnsu, and to-day
we caa safely bout that we have a better mi
litia establishment than any State in the'Uni-
on. Tbe enemy Is not ignorant of these facts.
and It U confidently believed, he will not again
venture an attempt to overrun Kansas. It is
gratifying to bterve, too, ihat larre portions
of two chutes of notorious and. paace-distarb-
SPLENDID KEW SIGN!
and families of rebel officers and soldiers, hi?
accompanied Price to Texas. The remo-il of
so large a nflmber of rtbel women, whose in
fluence was vastly more pernicious than that of
twice the same number of men, will teod to
lessen the danger of another iiiTa-.irn, Confe.1
erate soldiers having no longer the inductm-at
to make annual visits to their families in Mi
sourl. The expenses incurred by the Mmpiip,
though amounting to millions in the ijj-tjMf,
will not prove a heavy burthen on ihe Suit.
By direction of Mijor-General Curti,tob'
kind co-operatien and well-directed en-r-i a
furtifehing arms and other supplies, i&M
which our efforts would necexiriW htrilfti
feeble, we should cheetfullj acton! a Hon
cure of our triiimplmnt fucces. thr GnmX
Gofernment ttill wumc the luigtit itim t
emerge, -rncli k .-sutaistetice. tanze. fuel iat
I tran.portatiuii; and it is mire llu.i pr.Jj.be
' that the Gem-nil GiTernment will n:m' cri
i the State for the piy proper of the mm'.u.
By order of
GEO V. DF.ITZf.EK,
Mijor-Gsn-ral K S. M.
Joh- T. JIobtom. A. A. ii n-it 17-W
At Richmond, Indiana, on Tuc-Jay enninj,
Noiembcr 8th, A-iiir. E., wifcof M-j-JishaA.
Embank, of Nebraska Territorv,s;eii27 jtjr
and 24 dat-.
Thus another near and deur irlrnJ hi gone
down in dc.ith. a victim to slow fWnmptimi;
and notwithstanding her Ions snuVrinc, !"
died in full posxesion of all lirr ficiilue-.
devoted wife, affectionate sister, indtihr'-itn-t-tlier.
and a consistent Christian. Iudiapb
Journal, Hotembrr 12A.
FOfMtTtmE & CHAIR
WHITE CJ.OUP, KAHSAS,
ANNOUNCES to the-' people ofN"rtl"--Kansas,
Southern Nebraska, and SoruV
Westem Missouri, that his Marjuhctorv i
still in operation,' nith j-reater facilities lb"
ever, and all in need of Chairs or Furniturtcr
any kiad, are invited to call at his
and era mine his stock, as he feels eorifc"
that' il III ! ..li.fixl with tht allhtj,
styles and prices of his manufsetsr- Hs
keeps on hand, or manufactures te order,
of all kinds, such as Wiadsor, Cane-BO'-to-B,
Split-Bottom, Parlor, Diaiaj
Rooaa, Arm and Rocking Chairs, Set
Yoa caa be supplied f't
. - . BUREAUX. ,..
' ' BEDSTEADS OF ALL KINW,
LOUNGES. CLOTHES fKBS3-
C 3)ESKS. c BECKBTAtti--. .
BOOK CASES. SHOW CASES,
CRADLES & CRIBS,, Ere-
COFFINS;'plain or trimmed, 'be J??'
upon tbt abartost.natiee.at reasonab! rpnen.
aad attendaace given at fnaerals, wbea "
TURNING of all descriptions dons to orier.
White Cloud. Nov.24. 1864-1 y.
" aV-BmIa- ftr Iadtam Good.
SEALED PROPOSALS "' br"?nV
at this Office, until; tht 16th J?7
cember next, for famishing asd delirtnBg
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6 iJOTS' UMtl,
6 "' "
C Pairs Boys' Pants,
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samples oi me gooo " " (
made of, can be seen at this Offlee-
Also, for 100 yards best American iw
(hieb colors.) .
So bid binding on
HO Did Dina-ugoa wj ... - . ,
approved by the Commissioner of iau
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nov. 24-3w. u B-..r? -
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