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VOL. MILLER, ..... EDITOR.
WHITS CLOUD, ZAJISAS:
Tkmiiy, : : September IS. ISM.
Republican State Ticket
;- For Governor,
AM VEL J. CRAWFORD,
- - for -Lieutenant Governor,
for Secretary of State.
R. A. BARKER,
Fot Auditor of State,
- J. R. SWALLOW,
Of Ljon. ,
For Treasurer of State,
fax SUU Superintendent of Publio Insfrastfon,
For Attorn, j General,
GEORGE H. HOYT,
For Chief Jostles of the Sapreme Oonrl,
AMTTFL A. KINGMAN,
Central Committee M Ntti.
'At the request of a lumber of promt
ent Republicans, inclodiog lerenl mem
ban of tbe two Count Central Oomit
tan, we give notice that the two conflicting
Committed will meet in conjunction, at
Troy, on Saturday, the 22nd inst., to
take itepa for holding a County Conven
tion. All the members of both Commit
tees are requested to attend.
Since tbera is a disposition manifested
to harmonize, we hope that all Bepubli
aiant in the Connty will countenance and
support this more. It is the last and
only chance to place the party in the old
and smooth track. We have men who
object to every other person's plan, yet
hare none of their own to propose.
They seem to know only how to End
fault. Here is a plan favored by both
wings of the party, as divided last Fall.
All membersof both Committees are earn
eatly invited to co-operate if any neg
lect or refuse, or continue to hang back,
we, for one, propose to recognize those who
show do a disposition to organize, and to
support the movement inaugurated by
Phtlidelfhii Lotai, Cohvehtion.
The Convention of Sonthern Loyalists,
which has jnst adjourned at Philadelphia,
was the largest and most imposing polit
ical Canvention ever held in America.
It was no sham affair, driven together by
the dispensers of pnblic patronage, bnt
was a sponlaneons ontponring of true
loyalists, drawn togsther by patriotio
principle. It was enthusiastic in the ex
treme, and threw into obscurity the tame
and forced Copperhead affair of a few
weeks before. The hesrt of the oonntry
Is right, and tba result of Ibis grand
ontponring will he manifest in the com
Hollo tit 'b Oistrekt akd Pills.
Quinsy or inflammation of the throst is
very prevalent during the Spring and Fall
of of the year. Thousands of parsons have
Immediate recourse to these medicines on
the first symptoms of attack, and tbns
not; only save time but even dispense with
Ibe advice or attendance of a physician.
Colds produced by the rapid and frequent
changes of the atmosphere during this
season, ara speedily cnred by the pills.
These remedies fortify the body against
tha inclemencies of the winter.
'The grasshoppers, which have
been devastating the region abont Fort
Kearney, ara moving eastward. Last
week they-made their apearance in Rich
ardson Cointy, Nebraska, in clonds, and
ara also in the western part of Brown
Connty, in this State. They are eat
ing tba cornears, stalks and all-cabbage,
onions, and all other crops. We 'have
not heard whether the late heavy rains
Lave bad any effect in checking them or
We have no donbt that something
of a Johnson element crept into onr late
State Convention. We ara pleased to
hear that tba Convention moved Sam.
Woods' boots in a hurry. He has been
blowing Johnaonism too strongly, for
aome weeks past ; and besides, his seat
was contested by a Radical. In view of
tba distinct terms of tha call, even if Had
'Seals had insulted tha Convention by
sending a Johnson man to it, ha sbonld
bave been sent adrift withont ceremony.
.JV An extra session of the New Jer
sey Legislature has been called, to ratify
tba Constitutional Amendment, and eleet
a United States Senator. The rentgaie
8eovell has, for some reason, soured on
Johnson, and baa written a letter to Gov,
Ward, promising to vote right.
Col. J. M. Ghivington, of "Sand
Creek" fame, visited onr place, a' few
.days siaee, and on Saturday evening gave
ear citizens a -talk. Ha scored it into
Jebaaonista withont mercy. Onr people
generally believa in "Sand Creek." .
gW Vermont baa gona eleaeet nnsni-
stBBsly Republican, as usual ; and tha
"jUdicils have triumphed in WHmiagton,
Delaware. Tbeaa ara tba first answers to
c-ifce two Philadelphia Conventions.
Dbuth of Col. Hbbrick. Col. T. P.
Herrick died suddenly, at Highland, on
Snnday afternoon last, of Cholera. Ho
had been to Topeka and Lawrence, and
had retnred home on Friday evening.
Soemtime on Sunday morning be was at
tacked with the disease, and died at three
o'clock in the afternoon. He had been
in delicate health for some time past
and the fatignes of travel, and perhaps
change of diet, bronght on the attack of
which he died.
Col. Herrick was a .native of New
York, and was about 31 years of age. He
came to this County in 1859, and was a
member of the first House of Represents
uvea naaer onr state organization, tie
entered the army as Captain of Company
A. of the Kansas 7th, in 1861, and rose
to bs Colonel of tha Regiment, which he
left a short time before it was mustered
ont. He resided in White Cloud, en
gsged in the mercantile business, nntil
last Spring, when be returned to High
land, near which place he was improv
ing a farm.
f ehick ifc Ijoviso. "lbis-tirm are re
ceiving, in their new store at St. Joseph,
a very large. ejock. of goods in their line,
for the Fall trade. It is mnch larger, in
greater variety, and more' complete in as
sortment, than they have ever bed before
their new stoie-bouse gives them facili
ties for storing and displaying goods that
they did not have. in the old one. Sell
ing now, as they do, exclusively at whole
sale, they bny in large quantities, and
consequently at lower figures, which ena
bles them to offer inducements, in way
of low prices, that tbey could not do
heretofore. All merchants visiting St
Joseph, wonld do well to call and exam
ine this immense stock of Drugs, Medi
cines, Books, Stationery, Paints, Oils,
Glass, Dye-Stuffs, Spices, Pure Wines
and Liquors, etc. Messrs. "Penick &
Loving will always take pleasure in
showing goods and quoting prices.
Cholera. -As the question is settled
beyond dispnte, that we are to be visited
by that most to be feared epedemic chol
era, it behoves ns all to to use every pre
caution in our power to stay itsprogre-s,
and there can be no more certain prevent
ive than Robaci's Scandinavian Reme
dies, keep the bowels open with the Pills,
and invigorate.' tb system byMbe free nse
ol Roback's Stomach Bitters, or if the
blood is thin, nee, tbe Purifier. No fam
ily should be fonnd without these reme
dies. Keep the system in full vigor, and
nothing is to be fesred from disease or
IW Hannibal' Hamlin resigned the po
sition of Collector of the port of Boston,
assigning as his reason, thathe had as
sisted to organize the Republican party,
and had been a consistent member of it
ever since, and bed no favors to ask of
an Administration that was seeking to
destroy it. The-e is some difference be
tween the conduct of Hamlin and that of
ahystering, one-borse Postmasters, etc.,
who not only hold on to their offices,
bnt crawl, and whine, and eat dirt, in or
der to retain them.
Another Missoom Rebel Comb to
Gbiet. The rebel skedsddlers from Mis
souri, are meeting their fates, one by one.
Montana papers give an acconnt of an af
fray in that Territory, in which James
Foster, formerly of Oregon, Mo., shot
and killed a man. He then fled to escape
the fury of the mob, and placed himself
in the hands of the Sheriff. We bave
heard nothing of him subsequently.
KW J, G. Lamb, a Connecticut Dem
ocrat, 'has been appointed Assessor of the
Third Revende District, Connecticut,
vice Jesse S.'EIy, a good Republican and
a faithful officer, removed. Lamb was a
delegate to Philadelphia, and has bis re
Perhaps Lsmb thinks that if he takes
cars of the bread, he will himself in time
become a butter.
Trial by Jobt. The trial by Jury is
a right whforrevery citizen of the United
States has claimed as his prerogative.
But it is of much"' greater importance to
those who have been suffering for years
from Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Flatulency,
and general. Debility, that Coe.s Dyspep
sia cure will certainly cure,, them, the
proprietors guarantee it in every instance.
tST The Hiawatha Sentihell is ont for
Sol. Millar, of-, the Chief, for Governor.
Sol. wouldn't make a bad Executive.
We know of at least' half a do-Jen aspi
rants for the position who hava'nt half bis
brains. Ex. .
That's so At last accounts, we had
thsm all lei). Couldn't spare that mnch
to any man.
tW Johnson caused circulars to be
sent to all office-holders, requiring them
to endorse his Philadelphia Convention
or walk ihe plank. Now he has ordered
tha withholding of the soldiers' bounties
voted by Congress, in order to com
pel the soldiers to go into his Cleveland
W Democracy. Soh"M iller pities
Topeka, and says it is usually dnll enough
withont the addition of a Democratic
State Convention. SoL evidently baa not
beard of the consolidation. Conservative.
Yes, we have heard of it ; and now we
pily Topeka more than ever.
Metbiological. New Hampshire for
merly had a Hail in the United States
Senate ; now aba has a Fogg.
We are compelled to be absent.
this week, in attendance at Court. Ex
cuse baits and a bad pen.
A "Reliable" Special. The :8t." Jo
seph specisl correspondent of the St.
Lonis Democrat ranst either be easily im
posed opon with any story purporting to
be a news item, or else he is always wil
ling, for a small consideration, to tele
graph any sort of stuff as trnth. Hut re
cently, he announced that A. L.. Lee had
withdrawn all his appointments in Kan
sas, in consequence of the sodden death
of his partner in New Orleans,- and wonld
hasten there at once, to see to the business
Lse hss no partner in New Orleans, and
no business, and is going to remain in
Kansas. The same correspondent, the
other day. telegraphed that the Rpubli
can Convention in Atchison instructed
their Delegites to oppose the re-election
of their rebellious Senator Pomeroy.
Now, it is well lenown that Delegates to
-State Conventions hav nothing to do
with electing Senators ; and whatever
may be Pomeroy'e chances in other Conn
lies, no each a vote conld be csrried in
an Atchison meeting, and there is not the
slightest donbt that he will receive the
support of that County.
- -It HcnT3 Hm The following occurs
in the report of President Johnson's re
ception at Norwalk, Ohio :
The President made a brief speech, in
which he said he wanted to heal the
wounds inflicted on the country, and de
sired no moresheddini-of blood. A man
in the crowd exclaimed, "Why don't you
stop it at New Orleans ?" to which the
President, responded, that he should like
to see that man's t.ico. , CJonlrt not an
American citizen expres ihat'-entiment.
without being insulted l
Such ill-grained petulance at interrup
tions which any pnblic speaker is liable
to, shows that a sore; place was tonched.
If this simple allusion so wrought upon
his sensibilities, he will be rubbed to ihe
raw before be sees the end of it.
"He is a creater nusauce on the body
politic than tha seven years itch on the
body corporal." wnue woua mej.
How are yoa, "body corpora."
We have heard of perons discovering
"mares' nests." The above is an exam
ple. If we thought he would appreciate
the favor, we would present the editor of
the Enterprise with a copy of some Dic
tionary, that he might avoid exposing
himself, in his'attempted criticisms.
Won t the Enterprise tell us more
abont "universal suffrage to the negro in
How is This? We see a call pub
lisned in tbe Leavenworth papers, tor a
Johnson and Democratic State Conven
tion at Topeka, on tho 20th, to nominate
a State ticket. The name of Nathan
Price, of th's County, figure in the list
of signers. How is this? I Mr. Price's
name there by his consent ? If not, he
should come out publicly and repudiate
it. If it is, then he has no right to per
sist in being a member of one of the Re
publican Central Committees of this
Countv. Show yonr hsnd, Captain 1
They Have Comb I The grasshoppers
have coma 1 They came in swarms, in
clonds, in myriads, and carer bushes,
vines, and every description of vegetation.
One can scarcely walk for treating on
them, and the sides of houes are alive
with them. The fanners regard their
crops as doomed. We hope the little
cusses will not tary long. They came
from the west, and are traveling east
wardly probably to join with the Chol
era, Andy Johnson, and all tho other
plagues, in a grand blow-out.
WonsE akd Worse. Johnson's 221
of Febrnary speech was very-bad, and his
PJeveland speech worse ; bnt .his St.
Louis speech, the other day, threw them
all into Ihe shadeit was most infamous.
He swore he ment to kick all the Radi
cals ont ; justified the New Orleans mas
sacre; and to the question why be did
not bang Jeff Davis, retorted by asking
why the Radicals didn't hang Thad. Ste
vens and Wendell Phillips !
Have Yoa Heard from Maine?
Andy Johnson's "policy" is "endorsed"
again. Main, gives abont 30.000 Repub
lican majority, elects all the Republican
Congressmen, all Ibe Republican State
Senators, and nearly all the Representa
tives. The largest majority ever, given
in the State. Let "Moses" keep up his
jonrney and bis refined speeches.: Tbe
people ate being heard from.
y President Johnson is oppose! to
"getting np an inquisition to go into the
hnman bosom in search of motives." He
is in tbe habit of sending something into
bis stomach that brings ont bis motives,
whether that his object in sending it there
or not. r 5
3T We some time since made up oar
mind not to be surprised at anything ;
bat we have been bronght very near it by
seeing the name of Gen. G. W. Dsitzler
Ggnre in the pipers as one of the leaders
of the Johnson-Copperhead movement in
Kansas. ' ".
tW Jack Wright was fonnd gnilty of
assaolt with intent to kill, but the jury
recommended tbe shortest term of impris
onment provided by law. He will prob
ably go to tbe penitentiary for one year.
The President's close confinement
and peculiar habita at Washington,
bronght on severe flatulence now be is
going abont the country relieving himself.
Oar County Jail is dainty place.
The other day, when swept ont, tbe damp
straw and litter waa fonnd .to be alive
with maggots !
Slightly Mistake. The Leaven
worth Conservative, which has hitherto
held the Monnd City Sentinel in snch ut
ter contempt that it wonld not conr from
its columns, and rarely deigned to notice
it, hss now found something in that sheet
that meets its approbation. It copies
from tne sentinel an abusive paragraph
against A. L Lee. dictated bv the per
sonal enmity of tbe 'editor of the Sentinel.
We are glad, however, that something
has happened topavathe wav for an arnica
ble arrangement twtween the Conservative
and Sentinel White Cloud Chief.
Tbe Chief does the Conservative an in
justice, unintentionally doubtless. We
quote liberally from onr State exchanges
in order that their positions may be gen
erally known ; but we by no means en
dorse tne sentiment of these qnotations.
We distinctly recollect dinning the par
agraph alluded Jo from the Sentinel, for
the purpose of denouncing its vulgar bro
tality. That it fonnd its way into onr
columns withont snch comment was an
oversight. We regard General Lee as a
guuu man iui s gentleman, wnue in onr
estimation, the.' editor of the Sentinel is a
contemptible blackguard. The Chief
owes us an apojogy. Conservative.
We copy the above, as an apology for
not knowing what. tbe Conservative had
intended doing.' ;
7" The Convention of renegades and
rebels, at .Platamonrb, Nebraska, hsB
nominated J. Sterling Morton for Dele
gate to Congress, and A. 8. Paddock for
Representative in Congress. "Thesknnk
and the polecat shsll eat bread and but
ter together, and honest men shall hold
Pculio Sfsakino. Sidney CUrke and
Col. Hoyt intend canvassing Ihe Slate,
and will speak once in each Representa
tive District. The meeting in this Dis
trict will be held at White Cloud, and
dne notice will be given of tbe time.
uood! rrc-iuenc jounson, in his
speech at Buffalo, said a good as well as
a new thing. He said he had once, bsen
elected Alderman of a villsge, and bad
risen through all the gradations to the
Presidency I t
&g- UD9 oi tne latest notable sayings
of president Johnson is, that the Union
party "may go to the Devil." That is
jnst what they bave refused to do ; and
nowthe old i devil is running abont the
country abusing them for it.
tW A very hard wind and rain storm
visited this region, on Satnrday after
noon and evening or.rather, lastiog al
most tcronsn tne nignc. xrees wore
blown down, and corn levelled to th
Fob Sehatob The Marysville Enter
prise and the Manhattan Ridicalhavehoist
ed the name of Gen. A. L. Lee at their mast
heads, for the United States Senate.- His
chances are increasing daily.
tS" Nearly all onr exchanges come to
us with a poem headed, "Art thou living
yet ?" If they are addressing Ihe inqui
ry to us, we reply, that to the best of our
knowledge, we "still live."
Callino a Thiko by its Right Name.
"One of tho delegates from Wisconsin
to the Philadelphia Convention having
telegraphed to Mr. Geo. SI. Gray, of
the Michigan Sonthern Railroad, concern
ing commutation tickets over that route,
received the' following answer :
"There will be no dednction on tiokets
to the rebel Convention.
Geo. M. Gby.
"General Passenger Agent, Michigan
"We presnme the Michigan Southern
Railroad Company will not be slow in
dismissing Mr. Geo. M. Gray from their
service. If they shall not dismiss, him
we think we rnn no hazard 'in promising
them tbe activo antagonism of nbnnt one
half the people of the country." Chicago
Mr. Gray is right, and the Michigan
Sonthern Railroad Company will lose
nothing, but rather be a gainer, by con
firming. his action. We never yet have
known an idividnal 'or corporation to
lose anything worib having by doing
The Philadelphia Convention being in
great part composed of rebels, will be a
"rebel Convention," and Mr. Gray only
caled, the thing by its right name when
he thns termed it. r We, in common
with loyal and Irne men cenerally. wonld
he very sorry, to learn that f the Michigan
and Southern, Railroad Company, a thor
ougly loyal institution, should "dismiss"
Mr. Gray to. gratify the rehel Times, or
even repudiate his action. Chicago Jour
nal. i;T; . i
TaxLevies fob 1866 -The Connty Board
met last Monday, and levied the tax for
the current ve'ar. ' Some of the levies are
leas than last year, therefore we may look
lor a shunt decrease in the taxes.
The State. levy iafonr mills on the dol
lar, and State. School one mill.
Connty, for-general fnnd. five mills:
roaa tax iwo mil is.
The Twonship levies are. Iowa, one-
half mill ; Centre, one mill ; Wayne, one
and one-half mills ; Marion, one and one-
half mills ; Wolf River, one mill. Wash
ington and Borr Oak to bear' from.
The Connty Revenue will be, for gen
eral purposes, 89.000 ; special, 84,500 ;
Road purposes, 83.000.
The general Connty levy is two mills
lees than last year. Reporter.
Cotnrrr Boabd. The Board met last
Monday, and among "other proceedings,
they bad under consideration a proposi
tion to pnrcbase a. poor farm for the
paupers of the Connty, and all thought
favorably of it. It wonld aave the price
of the farm to tbe Connty, we believe, in
two or three years.
Tbey had nnder consideration, also, tbe
propriety of increasing tbe amount to be
paid for dramahop licensee from 8100 to
In regard to the jail, we believe, they
took some atepe towards proenring one
or two iron cells to be placed is the pres
ent jail. Reporter.
Gen. Albert I.. e.
We see it mentioned in tha Whits
Clond (Kan.) Chief that the people of
jNonnern Kansas are nrgmg Gen. Albert
L. Lee to become a candidate for the U.
8. Senate. There will be two Sena'ors
to be elected by the next Kansas Legisla
ture. S. C. Pomeroy. A. L Iw. M. J.
Parrott, Tbos. Carney, and Wm. A.
Phillips, seem to be tbe prominent candi
dates. It wonld be ont of place for any
one at this distance lo express preference,
and we have no wish lo do so ; bnt Gen.
Lee has a history which is of interest lo
the genera reader.
He was born in Folton. Oswego Co ,
and graduated at Union College in 1851
His father, Hon. M. Lindley Le, was a
member of tbe Thirty-sixth Congress, and.
has held many pnblic positions in this
8tate. Yonng Lea went to Kansas at an
early day in its history, and became con
spicuous from his devotion to the cause
of Freedom. As an Editor, Jodge, and
Soldier, he has made a manly name.
The first company of the first regiment in
Kansas waa raised largely through his in
fluence. Of the first cavalry regiment
raised in that State, L"e was made the
Mnjor. Those soldiers were known aa the
"Jayhawkera" a name afterwards ap
plied to the other soldiers and citizens of
Kansas generally, from their earnestness
in fighting rebels and traitors wherever
they met them C. R. Jennison was the
Colonel, 'and D R. Anthony, formerly
of this city, the Lieutenant Colonel of
that regiment. When ihey left the ser
vice. Lee donned the eagle, and look his
rongli-riders through the lines of the en
emy inTennessee. Georgia. Alahsma'and
Missisippi. And wherever the Kansas
Jayhawkera went, rebels were whipped
and the shackles fell from the slave. The
rebel prisoners were hronght into camp
nnder gnard of freedmen tbe captives he
coming the captors. Grant and Rose
crans, as well as other Generals, recom
mended Lee's promotion, and it came
In Grant's fights before Vicksbnrg, Gen.
Lee commanded a Division, and in oni
of the charges on the Big Black, rifle
shot went through his head, ne soon
recovered, however, and was in the saddle
again. Gen. Bankt made him Chief of
Cavalry, and he cnmraandel that arm nf
the service in the Rd River Expolition
Gen. Le has remained in the service
nntil recently. He was present, as a cit
izen, at the riots in New Orleans, ant Iii-t
speech describing those terrible scene has
recently been very widely publishpd.
From this brief sketch it will be seen
that Kansas will be entirely Irne to her
heroic history, if she shsll next winter
decide to send Allieet L Lee to the U. S
Senate. Rochester Express.
ai iuo una oi onr coinmn will hp
fonnd the name of onr candidate far U S
Senator in place of 8 C Pomeroy. Let
the trial coaif. Before tbe people we i
with onr candidate ; let them decide be
tween the two Against the nohlic record
and political history' of Gen. Lee. no loy
al man can raise his voice. Of conree
copperharfs will oppose him. for he in
radical. Of course Senator Pomeroy's
friends will oppose him, bnt they cannot
question his capacity or ilia record.
At the breaking ont of tbe war, in 18(51.
Gen. Lee was Judge of the 21 Judicial
District of Ibis State. In SeptPmber or
Uctober lie resigned that position, to en
ter the service as Mnjor ot the 7th Kan.
In this he remained nnlil the close nf the
war, hewing ont of the hard confli t a
solid record made up of valiant deeds ;
establishing a reputation for bravery and
skill, and being generally known as the
rough-rider of the south-west. He left
the service with tbe rank of Brig. Gen ,
(having been promoted to that rank not
for political considerations,) on the rec
ommendation of Gen. Grant for merito-rion-
services. How few Kansas officers
were promoted for such canse to General,
In history and ability he far tranxcends
the pre-ent incumbent ; and we should
not be surprised if Senator Pomeroy's
modesty and appreciation of merit wonld
cause bun to withdraw his name from
the field when Gen. Lee fairly announces
himself npon the track.
- The principal issnns before Ihe people
are the Uongressional and Presidential
reconstruction policy. Kansas wishes In
he distinctly nndertood as being on the
Congressional platform. Gen. Lee was
in New Orleans during the recent riot.
and is prepared (o speak and act from
observation regarding the success or fail
ure of tbe President's reconstruction pol
icy. Manhattan Radical.
Genes al Xlbebt L. Lee. The dash
ng Kansas Cavalryman, has returned to
Kansas. Since the closing nf the fight.
at the'eanon's, month. General Lee has
been residing and doing business in the
City of New Orleans. Whether business
proved so dull, or that rebel holer so hot.
or the political field of Kansas so inviting
as to induce his return, we know nnt.
Tbe papers say'he baa returned for a per
manent residence, and according to them
no snch a man could ever have dune snch
thing before. He made a speech at
Leavenworth. It was good and sensible.
We liked it. Bnt why all this panegyr
izing. Highly wrought encomiums and
overdone puffings npon the part of Ihe
Leavenworth, Lawrence and Topeka pa
pers ? If be is as Bensibleas we take him
to be, mnch of the staff that they are be
smearing hinT.witb, must be veryMisgu--
ting To him. II he wishes emoluments at
tbe hands of the people of Kansas, or if
his friends coaxed him bsck to tbe State
for that, purpose, let .them announce the
fact. 'AH this adulation imnt neceisary
to an appreciation of the qualifications of
uenerat JLe. We have for years believed
him deserving of a place at the bands of
onr people, but sneb puffing long contm
ned will surely bring distrust. Osage
Expelled The National Executive
Committee bave formally expelled Ray
mond, Sperry and Senter, and bave elec
ted Gov. Ward, of New Jrey, chairman,
Defrees, of Indiana, Secretary, Cowan,
of Ohio, in place of 8enter, and K. H.
Starkweather, of Connecticnt. in place of
8perry. The Committee tbns organized,
will be recognized by tbe whole Republi
can party. Bnt Raymond, having, it is
said, some twenty thousand dollars of
funds belonging to tbe Committee in his
bands, ia reported to declare that he will
not deliver it op nntil be is "regularly re
moved." Every one can indge whether
this ii the eouree of a boaeef aa.
State Hformal School.
At the State Teachers' Convention
heM this year at Lawrence, the following
resolntion was adopted by the one-hnn-
dred and fifty ninedelejrates in attendance.
as an expression of their views on the sub
ject to which reference is made :
Resolved. That the Rreat educational
need of our State is a large number of
teachers fitted for their work by thorongh
mental and normal development, and by
special professional study ; and that we
ejoiee in the abundant evidence we have
thutoor State Normal School at "Empo
ria, by the energy and ability of its prin
cipal and teachers, is laying the founda
tion of a noble work ; and that it has onr
most, hearty sympathy and support.
Another evidence of the usefulness and
enntinned prosperity of thet school, is
fonnd in the fact that the increasing nnm
bor of students has rendered other and
larger buildings than those bow in nse
necessary to its accommodation. The
commodious edifice now building at the
State's expense for the Norma School,
and the large Boarding Hone lor the nse
of the students, at the expense of the citi
zens of Emporia, and friend of edncation
elsewhere in the State, are being pushed
rapidly toward completion.
ihe lall term of this institution will
begin, on Wednesday, Septrmaer 12tb,
ami rontinne fourteen weeks. Tho Slate
makes no charge for'tnitinn or text books
to' those students 'who intend to become
teachers. A few stndents who do not
wish to teach are admitted on payment
of 825 each, as their tuition for tbe year.
Board in pleasant families cin be ob
tained at reasonable rates. Rooms may
be had for self botrding. Arrangements
Have been msde by which all (indents
who rent rooms and board themselves
may besnpplied with groceries, provisions,
and fuel at first cost prices, together with
the nse of dishes withont charge, if de
sired. Teachers and other friends of education
are requested lo adiress the principal, il
tney wish a circular of the school or de
sire to ask any qnestions about it.
Communications may he directed
"State Normal School," Emporia, Kan
ttsniiEW wept. When tha tender
... - a
hearted crocodito lies b-nkinj- in ihesind
oi a tuississippi 8-mmp, wiln his npper
jaw thrown npon his back, and great
briny tears go-dung down his b'antifnl
cheek, be i svd to be a most mournfnl
speclaolc. The wail of the "whang doo
dle, mourning lor its first born sen-Is n
hn liler to every breast. The turtle dove
is n Ro-owfnl bird, and tonches tlm heart
of many a di-iMn'oUte lovyer." by its
Innr-ly moanings. 'tint beautiful nd Ef-
fertiooate creature callel the "Doil"," is
ssid to plnrnjR itn head into th-- eirih. and
niter a peculiarly pUntive rvhit!e with
tho other oxtrrnntr. npon beinj? moved
by any deep grief. Words fil to expret-s
the woe of the tackil, nl.en he fails lo
secure the fre.-hly buried corpse of an nn
fortunate traveler. But wori-e than all
this was the ivnil ut tbe White Honse,
when the booby Andrew, cried over th
dign.ting farce of a few South Carolina
vipers and Mnx.clinett lizards writhjnc
into the Philadelphia wigwam in each
Gem A. L Lee When Kan-assent
Gen. L"p into Ihe field, ahe furnished to
the Army the best Cavalry officer the
s-., c... i' . V i. - ..
..riMnm mute-, (iruiiuceii-nnrioar met war.
When Gmnt made, his 'first" campaign
sgainst Vicksbnrg. ,Lep, then Colonel nf
the Seventh K-tnsiis, commanded the ad
vance; this gave him an opportunitv lo
.i:i .t. i...im ..ii- .f r-..
ii-piaj miin -(ji-iiiu'i noinieiy qualities
which soon seenred his promotion.; Hi
gallint conduct at, the siege of Vicksbnrg
wnere ne was Dadly wonnded, fnliy justi
fied his advancement. Tbe war over, ho
retnrns to his home in Doniphan Connty.
with tho prond consciousness 0f Iuving
done his duty to his rcuntry. He is a
prominent candidate for the Senate, and
many a bold trooper will ride to Tr p ka
when tbey hetr a hlt from bis bugle.
Miami County Republican.
Gen A L Lee .Weno"ice that the ps
pers snd people of the Northern Tier, are
bringing ont the name of A. L. Lee for
the United States Senate. When the
war broke ont he was Jndge of the Judi
cial, District in which he resided, and re
s;gned his position lo enter the army.
By his bearing and fitness for the position
he rose to the grade of Brigadier General,
and continued in the army nntil Ihe close
of,the war. He is, still a young man and
one.of good ability, and wonld not dis
credit the .State if sent lo Washington as
a Senator. Politically he ia radical as
can be wished. Onr Northern Tier friends
now have an opportunity to do something
for themselve. and we presnme that they
will work together to accomplish their
object. Topeka Record.
"As Meek as Moses." The following
paragraph was pnhliahtd in the Louis
ville Journal Tpytnbpl8tJi, 1863:
"The Wive ;dV -SENATon Andrew
Johnson Flooobo By Tennessee Rebels.
A Tennessee paper ssys that Andy
Johnson ia very bitter against the Seces
sionists. Whether be is or not, he
has certainly bad enough to make
him bitter. A band nf Ihe rebels
went to his hone in E! Tennessee, with
the avowed intention of banging- him.
and, nnt finding him at home, thev cut a
small hickory mthe in the woods, and
scourged with it the body of his wife.
Who conld-wonder-if-tbe outraged hus
band were lo raise his clenched right
band toward God's firmament, and swear
lo wage a war oT exterminatinn against
tbe infernal miecreanta I"
The Boomebano. Who is the author
of that incendiary address which wa
received with snch sbonts of delight by
the half reconstrnctrd rebels assembled in
Philadelphia, on whose hands tha blood
of onr eons and brothers is hardly dry ?
It is Mr. H. J- Raymond, of New York,
who vote1 for ibe Constitutional amend
ment, which he now calls npon the Sonth
to resist as an indignity, and who in hi
journal, tbe New York Times, expressed
iB ciimiuu n.o xrmiueni would
aeeeptjt if only Congress wonld abstain
from passing the snplemenUry bill which,
in fact, was never pissed. He ia a tree
representative ot mat Johnaonism wWH
commenced by . fulminating anathemas
agaiaat'tbe traitors, and ends by-fcalling
nnon the same traitor, in ..i. ,A.i rJt
'another act of Ireiaon n .
ITT It is understood that about the first oP"
November, A. Johnson will undergo an opera
tion for the cure of weak l's, with whtcb be
seems to be much aftficted.
ID "Conciliation," far tbe South to elect
rebel Generals to govern loral men, and the
North to deftat loyal soldiers to auks roa for
ID" A brick-cleaning machine wfiick is ope
rated by steam, and will do tha workbfa dozen
men, is the lateat FortJuid invention. Unhap
pily they hare ampleopport unities tbera for test
'ng its powers.
ID" The Providence Journal is ao more terse
than tree when i t saya '. " Through all dlsgnls
es.and overall fbras.tha great tone before the
American people ia : Shall the Union be gov
erned by the men who have preserved it, or by
those who attempted to destroy it 1 Shall we
instrcst our (lightest and most precioua interests
to our friends or to our enemies 1"
' IT A German newspaper states that ayming
man recently married a widow twice hla age
and he ascertained subsequently that his wife
hand once been bis wet nurse.
XT In tbe Oelmonico speech, President
Johnson strongly deprecates "getting np an in
quisition to go into the human bosom to search
or human unlives." Ofallmenon this con
tinent, be ha the moat reason to object to any- l",
tlnng oi that kind !
ID Andrew Johnson may be rosbladwith a
deficiency of knttct but he has I's enough for a
ID Mr Johnson's remark that the Union par
ty "might go to tbe devil," calla op the answer
of the Irishman, "You're the first man that has
asked me to his father's house since I came
across the say."
ID Mr. Seward complains that the Republi
can party hns no leader. Better so. than m.
leader who mikes the Cleveland speech. No
leader is better.than no followers.
iD" Colonel Maranley, of the 11th Indiana
regiment, has this "one word" of sense and
spirit to his felow soldiers: "Those who served
with ns in the field, and who are now unfortu
nately, found in the Democratic ranks, no moie
represent us, thin did the deserters from the
army in the field."
XT Not Iio Thid. Stevens says : "The
Vice Presidency ought to bo ar-olithed ; for it
success thus fir does not justify its continuance."
"Mosea" never received a naater thrust than
ID" Prentice says "that Stevens receives all
sorts of attention from hia radical constituents.
He is feted, and" fated, and fetid." ,
D CorrMHFAD RfrrT. The- Timet of
this city nys editorially : "inhere (j anything
that can make us regret the coming of President
John'on tj C"iica!;o, it ia that it occupies time
which might bo filled in choking off Blsck Re
publicans who are eating his bread and butter
and nbuiiog their benefactor. It ia a pity that
all the-e men hare not n single official neck so
that he might th-ottla them all at once."
ID In the Andrew Johnson-Jefferson Davis
Convention, the sincere ndherenta of the latter
far outnumbered thoie of the former; but as the
Jolireim men possessed the decided advantage
of having a leader enthroned at Washington
instead of one confined in Fortresa Monroe,
there was a certain degree of propriety in per
mitting thm to control tlr proceedings tn the
Wigwam and to compel the Davfsites to take
back seats. Philadelphia Press.
D The names of Grant,Sherman,Shtridan,
Howard, Thomas, Roserans, Farragnt, Porter,
etc., do not appear in the can for the Voidiera
convention to iniorje the Coppper-Johruon
ID" There are overseventytelecraIirorBMa
at New York. cmploTine three ffnndrnl nri
f eTenty-five persons. One hundred wires leave
the city, of wtiiclfthirty run to Washington.
Tba American and Western Union comnanise
boveltegether'two thousand oBcas with' five
D" Senator Henry S. Lane, of Indiaaa. in a
recnt speech, referring to the Philadelphia Con -cution,said
that its platform was too near right
to be supported by the rebels, and too near'
wrong to be supported by loyal men.
ID ArroTHia Johnso.i iam Irfsnoanox. The
New York World hopes that tbe President win
not transfer Secretary Stanton to seme diplo
matic post, so that he may gtt out thafeonatry
without undergoing "personal chastisement."
Here ia another lond call for another Bully
Brooks or Rousseau.
ID" Tnt Paiei'or Lotaltt. Tbe NashvifTe
Prets and Times says two attempt have Veen
recently made to born down the office 'of the
JonesborougrJ (East Tennessee FUy. Its pro.
P""i v.pv. urniaanj, was in toe union, army
for fouriears.and it is said that the effort to Ae
his office wasmade by rebels. " ' "
I . -i .. i r' ' '
IT" The reply ofthe Superintendent of one
of the principal Maine railroads to a circular froai
a Oibinet officer at Washington, asking bin to
carry delegates to' the Philadelphia Convention
for half fare, was : "That he was not aware
that there were any such fools in Maine Am to
attend that Convention ; but if there 'were any,
he would take them aa freight 1" I
ID The rebels of Greenbrier Coontr.V...
held a meeting at Lewisburg the other day.
The "Unton'fMonroe County) Register learns''
that the "first" citizens were preent. Tbeno
torious bushwhacker, Hounshell, who ordered
Union women to be tied and aent throueh the
lines, waa chairman ofthe committee, on reso
lutions, and indorsed the policy of Andji John
son ! ?-'
ID" "CsaA."A Boston naner slva
among it advance dispatches by. the cable, 'one
tn a.ii. a-r- i - . . .. -
. w., mercnam tailors, London, as fol
lows: "Will there be an opening for a jonriejr
man in your establishment, by Maxeh4tb.
18681" J '-
rrWben Neal Wendell opened his com-,
mission, he found himself appointed "Soperin-.
tendent of Public BuiUinS,"laiXed of "Siper
intendentofPu&'tePrtariay.'" The commis
sion must hare been made ont a'fter dinner :
D The Jacksonville Journal at the close of
ao, article, headed. "Wanted a. President,"
exclaims : "Would lo God we had a President
a Jackson, a Lincoln, a Fremont, or a.Batler
who could "make treason odious" to some
D A chap in Millican, Texas, committed
suicide lately by swallowing eight ounces of
laudanum, then blowing hla brains ont with a
revolver. He will die.
ID" Tbe New York Tribune says : The
Humble Individual, in bis Delmonlco speech,
spoke ofthe "Goddess of Liberty staggering to
her grave.'' A sobergoddeas will do nothing
of the kind. t n' 'a
ID Dr. Ayer, of pill notorial v. and iof Lowell,
returns an income orf316l.' He ' advertises,.
'i, cil Is. 'ns ell tj" ' " .-'