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jcoiit7pcr aijy ajounty organiied, nor the
lines of any county changed so as to include
an area of less than four hundred and thirty-two
square miles. .'.
Sec. 2. The Legislature shall provide for
such county and township officers as may
Se 3:; All county officers hall hold
their offices "for the term of two years, and
until their successors shall be qualified; but
nopetssn shall bold the office ,of sheriff or
4fmttir&n&T'fotM9T9 flan. two coosec
Sec. 4. Township officers, except justi
ces of the peace, shall hold their offices one
year frbnfthe ifonday-next succeeding their
election, and until their successors are qual
r s Secv S.jMl, CQupand township officers
maybe removed'from office,' in sueb manner
and for such cause as shall be prescribed by
Sec. 1. In the future apportionment of
me oiace, eacn organized county snail nave
at least one Representative; and each coun
ty shall be divided into as many Districts
as it has Representatives.
Sec. 2 It shall be the, duty of the first
Legislature to make an apportionment, based
upon the census ordered by the last Legis
lative Assembly i of?. the Territory; and a
new Apportionment shall be made in the
-rr year;! 66, andevery five years thereafter,
based upon the census of the preceding
'- ' Sec; 3. Until " '.here shall be a new 'ap
portionment, the State shall be divided into
Election ' districts ' and the - Representatives
and Senators shall be apportioned among
fcLthe several districts -as folio wsr viz: . 'x
, Dist. T " Rep. Son.
1. Doniphan, 4 2
2. Atchison and Brown; 6 2
3. Nemeha,' Marshall and Washington, 2 1
4. Clay, Riley and Potawatomie, . . , 4 1
5. ' Dickinson, Davis and WabcBsa " 3 1
6. Shawnee, Jackson and Jefferson, S 2
7. Leavenworth . , !:.-.? us 9 3
8. Douglas, Johnson and Wyandott, v. 13 4
9. ,Lykins, Linn and Bourbon, - 9" 3
10 Allen, Anderson and Franklin, ' '. " 6' 2
11. Woodson and Madison, V ;; 2 1
12. Coffey, Osage and Breckenrtdge; t L ;' 6 2
13. Morns,; Chase and Butler, 2 1
. X4. . Anapahoe. Godfrey, Greenwood, Hun-
" V;. - ter, Wilson, Dora and McGee, ',; .1
ARTICLE XI. FIKAKCE AKD TAXATION.
Section 1. , The Legislature shall provide
for a uniform and equal rate of assessment
-. and taxation; but all property used exclu
-j, sively for State, county, municipal, literary,
educational, scientific, Telisrious. benevo-
Jent and charitable purposes, and personal
property to. t lie amount of at least two hun
dred dollars foi- each family, shall be exemp-
-ted frora taxatjyn.-y - -
.... Sec 2. . Tlie Legislature shall provide
for' taxing thejiotes and bills discounted or
: purchased, moneys loaned, and other prop-
ertjr, effects, or dues of every description
(without deduction) of all banks now exis
""ting, or hereafter to be createdand of all
bankers, so that all property employed in
banking shall always bear a burden of tax
I Tation equal to that imposed ; upon the prop
erty of individuals.
Sec. 3. The Legislature shall provide,
eacb;y'ear for, raising revenue sufficient to
defray the current expenses of the State.
Sec. 4. No tax 6hall be levied except in
pursuance of a law, which shall distinctly
6tate the object of the, same; to which object
; only such tax shall be applied. ...
' .Sec. .5. ' For the purpose of defraying
ri, extraordinary . expenses and making public
.r improvements, the State may contract pub
lie debts; but' such debts shall never, in the
aggregate, exceed one 'million dollars, . ex
cept as hereinafter provided.. Every such
debt shall be authorized by ' law - for some
purpose specified therein, and the vote of a
majority of all the members elected to each
J House, to be taken by the yeas and nays,
. shall be necessary to the passage . of such
law; and every such law shall provide for
; levying an annual tax sufficient to pay the
annual interest of such debt, and the prin
cipal thereof, when. , it shall: become due;
.' and shall specifically appropriate the pro
ceeds of such taxes to the payment of such
principal and interest; and such: appropria
tion shall not, be repealed nor the taxes post-
poned or diminished until the inteiest and
r principal of such debt shall have been whol
Sec. 6. . No debt shall be contracted by
, the State except a3 herein provided, unless
the proposed law for creating such debt shall
nrst be submitted to "a . direct .vote of the
electors of the . State ; at some, general elec
Hon; and. if such proposed law shall be
ratified by a" majority of all the votes cast at
such general election, then it shall be the
duty of, the Legislature next after .such
election to enact such law and create such
debt, subject to all the provisions and res
"trictions provided in the preceding sections
of this article. '
- i- Sec. 7. : The State, may borrow money
to repel invasion, suppress insurrection, or
defend the State 1 in time of war; but the
...money thus raised, shall be applied exclu
sively to the object for which the loan was
authorized, or to the repayment of the debt
. Sec. 8. The State shall never be a paity
in carrying oa any: works of internal im
provement. . : yr . r : ,
r ! ' "ARTICLE XII. CORPORATIONS.
Section 1. The Legislature shall pass no
special act conferring corporate powers.
Corporations may be created under eeneral
laws; but all such laws may be ameuded or
repeaiea. .i . ..
Sec. 2. Dues from corporations shall
be secured by individual liability of the
stockholders to an additional amount equal
to the stock owned by each stockholder,
and such other means as shall be provided
r- by law; but such individual liabilities shali
not apply to railroad corporations, no? cor
porations for religious or charitable purposes-
: - ..... ;
Sec. 3.1;Tbe title to all property of reli
gious corporations, shall vest in Trustees,
whose election shall be by the members of
such corporations. -; v ;
Sec. 4. No right of wayi 6hall be ap
propriated to the use of any corporation,
until full compensation therefor be "first
made in money, or secured, by a deposit of
money, to tne owner, irrespective of any
. benefit from any improvement, proposed by
" such corporation. - -
r Sec. 5. r Provision8; shall be; made, by
genaral law for the organization , of cities,
: towns and villages, and their power of tax
ation, assessment, - borrowing money, con
' trading debts and loaning their credit shall
; be so restricted as to prevent the abuse of
- such power. - .... ,
i Sec.-6. ' The term corporations, as used
' in this article, shall include all associations
! and joint stock 'companies having powers
ancf prmleges not possessed by Individuals
or partnerships,: and alU corporations may
sue and be sued in their corporate names. .
ARTICLE XIII.BASXS Ako CCRRESCT.
Section t.i; No bank shall be established
otherwise; than under a general banking law.
Sec. 2. AH banking laws shall require,
as collateraVsecurjty rfor the2;tedemption of
the circulating notes of any bank, organi
zed under their provisions; a deposit with.
the auditor of otate,, of :tae interest paying
bonds of the several States or of the Uni
ted States, at the cash rates of the New
York stock exebange, to an amount equal
to the amount of circulating notes which
said bank shall be authorized to issue, and
a'cash'deposit in its vaults of ten per cent
of .'said', amount- of circulating : notes, . and
the State auditor shall register and counter
sign' no more circulating bill3 of any bank,
than the cash value of such bonds when de
posited r " ' : ' ' .:
SecS. Whenever the bonds pledged as
collateral security for the circulation of any
bank 6hall depreciate m value, the auditor
of State shall require additional security,
or curtail the circulation of such bank to
such extent as . will . continue the security
unimpaired. - . - - " ;
Sec. 4. All circulating , rioles shall be
redeemable ;. in the money ; of the United
States. Holders of such notes shall be en
titled, in case of the insolvency of such
banks, to preference of payment over all
other creditors. . . r .
Sec. 5. The State shall not be a stock
bolder in any banking institution, ! V
Sec. 6. All banks shall be required to
keep offices and officers for the issue and re
demption of their circulation at a conveni
ent place within the State, , to be named on
the circulating notes issued by said bank.
Sec. 7; No banking institution shall is
sue circulating notes of a less denomina
tion than five dollars. .
Sec. 8. No banking law shall be in force
until the same shall have been submitted to
a vote of the . electors of the State at some
general election, and, approved by a majori
ty of all the votes cast at such election.
Sec. 9. Any banking law may be amen
ded or repealed.
ARTICLE XIV. AMENDMENTS.
Section 1. 6 Propositions for the amend
ment of this Constitution may. be made by
either -branch of the Legislature; and if
two-thirds of all the members elected to
each House shall concur, therein, such pro
posed amendments, together with the ayes
and noes, shall be entered on the journal;
and the Secretary of State shall" cause the
same to be published in at least one news
paper in each county of the State where a
newpaper is published, ' for three months
preceding the next election for Representa
tives, at which time the same shall be sub
mitted to the electors, for their, approval or
rejection, and if a majority of the electors
voting on said amendments, at said election,
shall adopt the amendments, the same shall
become a part of the . Constitution. When
more than one amendment shali be submit
ted at the same time, they ' shall be so sub
mitted as to enable the electors to vote on
each amendment separately, and not more
than three propositions to amend shall be
submitted at the same election.
Sec. 2. Whenever two-thirds of the
members elected to each branch of the Leg
islature shall think it necessary to call a
Uonvention to revise, amend or change this
Constitution, they shall recommend to the
electors to vote at the next election of mem
bers of the. Legislature, for or against a
Uonvention, and if a majority of all the
electors voting at 6aid election shall have
voted for a Convention, the Legislature
shall, at the next session, provide for call
ing the same.
ARTICLE XV. MISCELLANEOUS.
. Section 1. All officers whose election or
appointment is not otherwise provided for,
shall be chosen or appointed as may be pre
scribed bv law.
Sec. 2. The tenure of any office not
herein provided for may be declared by law;
when not so declared such office shall be
held during the pleasure of the authority
making the appointment, but the Legisla
ture shall not create any office the tenure of
which shall be longer than four. years.
Sec. 3. Lotteries and the sale of lotterv
tickets are forever prohibited.
Sec. ' 4. t All public printing shall be let,
on contract, to the lowest responsible bid
der, by such executive officers, and in such
manner, as shall be prescribed by law.
Sec. 5." Ar accurate and detailed state
ment of the receipts and expenditures ; of
public moneys, and the teveral amounts
paid, to whom, and on what account, shall
be published, as prescribed by law.
; Sec. 6. The Legislature shall - provide
for the protection of the Tights of women,
in acquiring and possessing property, real,
personal and mixed, separate and apart from
the husband, and shall also provide for the
equal rights of , women in the possession of
Sec. 7. The Legislature may reduce the
salaries of officers, who shall neglect the
performance of any legal duties.
Sec. 8. The temporary seat of govern
ment is hereby located at the city of Topeka,
county of Shawnee. The first Legislature
under this Constitution shall provide by
law for submitting the question of the per
manent location of the capital to a popular
vote, and a majority of all the votes cast at
such general election shall be necessary for
Sec. 9. A Homestead to the extent of
one hundred and sixty acres, of farming
land, or of one acre within the limits of any
incorporated town or city, occupied as a
residence by the family, of the ; owner, to
gether with all the improvements on the
same, shall be exempted from .forced sale,
under'any process of law, and 6hall not be
alienated without the joint consent of hus
band and wife when that relation exists; but
no property 6hall be exempt from sale for
taxes for the payment of obligations con
tracted for the purchase of said premises,
or for the erection of improvement thereon.
Provieed , th provisions of the section shall
not apply to anv Drocess of law obtained
by virtue of a lien given by the consent of
win nusDana and wife. ;
Section 1. That no inconvenience may arise
from the change from a Territorial government to
a permanent State government, it is declared by
uus wuuiiuuu . :i n uus.ri2nt3, actions , pros
ecclions, recognizances, contracts. inrf.mi.ntJL
elaibs, both a respects individuals and bodies
corporate, Bnau continue as if no change had ta
ken place. - V . : ; . , - .
SectionS. All fines, penalties and forfeitures,
owin? to the Territory of Kansas, or anv coantv.
shall inure to the use of the State or count v.
All bonds executed to the 1 emtorj, or any officer
.thereof Jn bis official capacity, shall pass over to
the Governor, or other officers ot the estate or coun
ty, and their successors in office, for the use of the
Stale r county; or by him or them to be respect-
iTety assign eof over to thc-xise - cf those- concerned,
as the case may be. r ' r ' i ".
Sec. 3; The Governor, Secretary and Judges,
and all other officers, bot! civil and niilitary, un
der the Territorial government shall continue in
the exercise of the duties of their respective de
partments, until the said officers are superseded
under tne auinoniy w wuiuuuu.
See. 4. All laws and parts of laws in force in
the Territory, at the time of the acceptance of this
Constitution by Congress not tinconsisient -with
this Constitution, shall continue. and remain in
full force until they expire of shall be repealed.
Sec. 5. The Governor shall use his private seal
until a State seal is provided.. . ;. :
R The Governor. Secretarvcf State. An
ditor tf State, Treasurer of , State, Attorney Gene
ral;, and. Superintendent of Publie Instruction,
shall keep their respecUve otaces at tne seat of gov
Sec. 7 All records, documents, books, papers,
moneys,and vouchers belonging and pertaining to
the several Territorial courts and offices, and to
the several districts and county offices, at the date
of the admission of this State into the Union, shall
be disposed of in such manner as may be pr
See. 8.- . All suitsi pleas," plahrts and other pro
ceedings pending !in any court of record, orjus
tice'a court, may be proseeuted to final judgment
and execution, and all appeals, wrus oi error, cer
tiorari, injunctions, or other proceedings -whatever,
mav nroarress and be earned on as if this Con
stitution had not been adopted, and the Legisla
ture shall direct the mode -in which such .suits,
plaints, prosecutions, and other proceedings, and
all papers, records,' books and documents connect
ed therewith, may be removed to the courts estab
lished bv this Constitution. r v : r-
Sec." y. For the purpose of taking" the" vote of
the electors of this, lerntoryifor the raahcation
or rejection of this Constitution, an election shall
be held in the several voting precincts in this
Territory, on the first .Tuesday in .October, A. D.
1859. . .: : . . .
: Sec.t 10.1 Fach jelector shall express' his assent
or dissent by voting a written or printed ballot la
belled "For the Constitution ' or Against the
Constitution."" ft ""-;. - ; 4 ' :
Sec. 11. If -a majority of the votes cast at such
election shall be in, favorof the Constitution, then
there shall be ah election held in .the several vo
ting precincts on the first Tuesday in December,
A. D. Ib59, for the election of members for the first
Legislature, of all State, district and eountv offi
cers provided for in this Constitution, and for a
Representative in Congress. - i
' Sec. 12. I All persons having the qualifications
of electors, according to the provisions of this
Constitution, at the date of each of said elections,
and who shall have been duly registered accorr
ding to the registry law of this Territory, and none
othtrs, shall , be entitled to vote at each, of said
elections. ' i ' " . . . 2 J Li . : i
Sec. 13. The persons who may be judges of
the several voting precincts of the Territory at the
date of the respective elections in this fcchedule
provided for, shall be the judges of. the respective
elections heivin provided for. . ,
Sec. 14. S.iid julgesof election , before enter
ing upon the duties of their office, shall take and
subscribe an o;ith faithfully to discharge their du
ties as such.' Thy Ehall appoint two clerks of
election, who shall be sworn by one of said judg
es faithfully to discharge their duties us such. In
the event of a vacancy in the Board of Judges the
same shall be filled by the elector pressnt. ;
Sec. 15. At each of the elections provided for
in this schedule the polls shall be opened between
the hours of nine and ten o'clock, A. M., and
closed at sunset. I
Sec. 16. The tribunals transacting connty
business of the several couuties. shall causa to be
furnished to the Boards of Judges in their respec
tive counties two poll books for each election here
inbefore provided for, upon which the clerks shall
inscribe the name of every person who may vote
at said elections.
Sec. 17. Affer closing the polls at each of the
elections provided for in this schedule, the judges
shall proceed to count the votes cast and desig
nate tha persons or objects for which they were
cast, and shall make two correct tally lists of the
same. ' . . '
Sec. 18. Each of th Boards of Judges shall
safely keep one poll book and tally list, and the
ballots cast at each election, and shall, within
ten days after such election, cause the other poll
book and tallv list to be transmitted, bv the bauds
of a sworn officer, to the clerk of the board trans"
acting county business ih their respective coun
ties, or to which the county may be attached for
bee. iy. , Iho tribunals transacting county bus
iness shall assemble at the county seats of their
respective counties, on the second Tuesday nft?r
each of the elections provided for in the schedule.
and shall canvass the votes cast at the elections
held in the several precincts in their respective
counties, and of the counties attached for munici
pal purposes. They shall hold in safe keeping
the poll books and tally lists of said election, and
shall, within ten days thereafter, transmit, by the
hands of a sworn officer, to the President of this
Convention at the City of Topeka, a certified tran
script of the same, showing the number of votes
east for each person or object voted for at each of
the several precincts in their respective counties;
and in the counties attached for municipal purpos
es, stparately. " '
Sec. 20. The Governor of the Territory, and
the President and Secretary of this Convention
shall constitute a Board of State Canvassers, any
two of whom shall be a quorum; and, who shall,
on the fourth Monday after each of the elections
provided for in the schedule, assemble at said
City of Topeka, and proceed to open and canvass
the votes cast at the several precincts in the dif
ferent counties of the Territory and declare the
result, and shall immediately issue certifications
of election to all persons (if any) thus elected.
Sec. 21. Said Board of State Canvassers shall
issue their proclamation not less than twenty days
next preceding each of the elections provided for
in this schedule. 'iSaid' proclamation shall con
tain an announcement of the several elections,
the qualifications of electors, the manner of con
ducting said elections and of making the returns
thereof, as in this " Constitution provided, and
shall publish said proclamation iu one newspaper
in each of the counties of the Territory in which
a newspaper may be then published.
. Sec. 22. The Board of State Canvassers 'shall
provide for the transmission of authenticated cop
ies of the Constitution, to the - President of the
United States, the President of the Senate and
Speaker of the House of Representatives.' - i
Sec. 23. Upon official information having been
by him received of the admission of Kansas into
the Union as a Stale, it shall be the duty of the
Governor elect under the Constitution, to proclaim
the same and to convene the Legislature and do
all things else necessary to the complete and ac
tive organization of tha State Government.
Sec. 24. The first Legislature shall have no
power to make any changes in county lines.
Sec. 25. At the election to be held for the rati
fication or rejection. of this Constitution, each elec
tor shall be permitted - to vote on the homestead
provision contained in th article on "Miscellane
ous," by depositing a" ballot inscribed "For a
Homestead' or "Against a Homestead;" arid if a
majority of all the votes cast at said election shall
be against the provision, then it shall be stricken
from the Constitution.
! 1 x ' KESOLVTIONS. '. "
: Resolved, : That the Congress of the United States
is hereby requested, upon the application of Kan
sas for admission into the Union, to pass an act
granting to the State forty-five hundred thousand
acres of land to aid in the construction of railroads
and other internal improvements. . ,v
Resolved, That Congress be further requestee to
pass an act appropriating fifty thousand acres of
land for the improvement of the Kansas river from
its mouth to Fort Riley. ...
Resolved, That Congress be further requested to
pass an act granting all the swamp lands within
the State for the benefit of common schools. "
Resetted, That Congress be further requested to
pass an act appropriating five hundred thousand
dollars, or in Ueu thereof five hundred thousand
acres of land, for the payment of the claims awar
ded to the citizens of Kansas by the Claim Com
missioners appointed by the Governor and Legis
lature of Kansas, under an act of the Territorial
Legislature passed 7th February, 1B5.--
Resolved,, that the Legislature shall make pro
vision. for the sale or disosal of the lands gran
ted to tlie State ia aid of internal improvements,
and for other purposes, subject to tlie same rights
of pre-emption to the settlers thereon as are now
allowed by law to settlers on the public lands.
Resonant, That it is the desire of the people to
be admitted into the Union with, this Consti
tution. - . .. " . '
Resolved, That Congress be further requested to
assume the debt of this Terriiory. -
Done in Convention" at "Wyandotte, this 29th
day of July. A. D. 1859.
r- JAMES il.WINCHELL,,
President of the Kansas. Constitutional Conrea-
tion and delegate from Osage county. ,:.
Johw A. Maktix, Secretary. r sv-, s
Robt. G&ahav, - - - Wm. R. Griffith.
JoHJr J asres Isgalus,- Sajk? At Kre&ettT
Caleb Mat,-; . aj Robt. Jt Pobteb, 1 1 :
A. MiBx,BT03r, -?-f Jakes Blood ; 1 "
S. D. Hocsros, - f i S.O. Thachu,
Lrrata R.'"PaucsW" ' Edwix Stokxs,
Jobs Tatlo& Bvaaxs,- P. H. Towjr&EKB, ,
Jobs P. Gwee, x; V Wit Hctchissox, -
Jobtc Ritchxt; :'"' N.' C. Blood,""
H- D. Prestos, ... Edxtctd G. Ross,
Bexamix F. Sikfsojt," Jakes Haswat,
Jakes M. Arthur, r Allen Crocker, - -JofilAB
Lakb-t Sakl. E. HorrKAJ,
Wit McCclloch, t T James A. Sigxor,
Jakes Gl Blust ; & Georoe H. Lillie,
J. C. Bcrsett, R. L. Williams,
: PRENTISS & GBISWOLP
s - j -i , . Are now receiving their
Drugs and Xtledicines
FROM NEW YORK. PHILADELPHIA,
AH of which will be Bold as low aa the lowest at the
. .Lawrence : Wholesale Drug House,
IN THE ELDRIDGE BLOCK? -
il OJfE DOOR SOCTH W TBI MAIN ENTRANCE, !'
NB- The publie. in general are invited to
" C I V E U S ' A CALL. ! ? !
and we will warrant to uit, both in prices and
quality. PRENTISS & GRISWOLD.: t
Lawrence, April 30th, 1859.
Wholesale Trade !
: JOHN P, rWHEEIER & CO.,
Jobbers and Outfitters in
Provisions, ; . : India Eubber Goods,
Xiquors, , .. ; . ; , Clothing,
Q,ueensware, , f! . , Drags,
D OR Y G O O I S ,
Blankets, ... ., Tobacco,
Boots and Shoes, Cans and Pistols,
Adapted to the Western Missouri, Kansas,
. . the Great Plains and New-Mexican
' Trade. , , , ' .
' : ' J' Also Buyers of
' ! WEST'tEVEE, ?
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI.
JOHN P. WHEELER & CO.,
VRE now openin a stock of goods of the above
lands, which for s-
EXTENT TA XD VA R IE TV
- -'- V HAS . ' , i :' '
Never Been Equalled "Vest of St. louis.
X il "AH our Goods t.. t been - ..'
PURCHASED OF FIRST HANDS,
And we can make it to the Interest of
. Merchants in the .Interior , ; ' - -
To purchase of us instead of going farther East.
ALL WE ASK IS ATRIAL.
April 9, l59.-ly ' '. . , ... , . 87
I3ICKLED PORK AND WHITE FISH
. Foriwle eheapby HORNBTS t FICK.
J AS. C. SANDS, "
"O eat "Western" ,
SADDLE AHD HARNESS EHPORIUH,
- LAWRENCE, KANSAS. .
- Wholesale and Retail. - -. n69-ly
ivT ; : Conveyancing. " ; t v, -- j
DEEDS and all kinds of Legal Writinr'drawn
with accuracy at ray office under Masonic
ulr-:. i JioMi.,--.. . it. l. JJAlLEi."
, . . For . Sale Cheap I
LOTS and Shares'in Enjporia, by
April 9, 1859. - - " p. "B.: PLUMB.
For Sale at a Bargain! -
A GOOD HOUSE AND LOT in Emporia
suitable for a residence. The location is a
good one. " For particulars inquire ot J. Stotler,
at The News ofRce. ,-r.-;. .- :-. may29-tf
For SaleRare Chance ! I
N excellent . farm, on the Cottonwood, with
. ninety acres timber, forty acre broke and
fenced,' lirmg water, log house, stable s Ad Will
be sold at s yery low figure. Four yoke of good
work cattle wanted in part payment- Apply to
Emporia, Feb J21 , 9 " ' ft. P. BANCROFT."
The Hazard Powder Company, of Hai
- " ardville, Gonnecticnt,
HAVE BUILT A MAGAZINE AT KANSAS
CITY and will hereafter keep a supply of
their Sporting, Mining, and Blasting Powder-constantly
on hand, and for sale, by their Agents
Messrs. BALIS & HICKS, of Kansas City.
. A. G. HAZARD, -President
of the Hazard Powder Company
Hazard ville, Sept., 1853. ,
Tv.--; ,v ' rrtx p. -;t fi r , .
x BALIS & HICKS, . f.
: .. j Wholesale and Retail Dealers in '- :
SCHOOL ' BOOKS & STATIONERY,
' IXCLci ISO THK
ECLECTIC (M'GUFFET'S) READERS,
i NATIONAL SERIES, ' . , . :
ELEMENTARY (WEBSTER'S) SPELLERS
And a large -assortment, of new and carefully
....-Text Books- Classic and Common.
WrappuigTapfr, Wall Paper Cap. Letter and
7. . ' -""fo, u .every swie, wia fens,
Steel Pens, Inks, Aft., ic ' - :
We sell the genuine and imitation
!"G.T I. PERCX7SSIOKT CAPS.
Before purchasing elsewhere we ask all buyers
to call and examine our Stock and Prices. We
can sell goods in our line lower than any other
dealer this side of the Mississippi River.
-: - BALIS & HICKS,
Mam street, below Third, Kansas City, Mo.
... n69-ly. , .-- . f ,-(-.-;
. , Wholesale Dealer in .
Gil O C ERIES,
FORWARDING & COMMISSION"
Delaware. Street, North, side, bet. Second dt. Third,
- LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS.
THOMAS CARNEY & CO.,
STCCESSOBS TO CABJTEY, POSET CO., 7
- I O -VX SXO 3NT
Commission Merchants ;
Corner Levee and Cherokee Streets, ' ; 1
83-ly - LEAVENWORTH CITY, KANSAS
TEEPEES', WAED & CO.,
Importers and Wholesale Dealers in
1 GLASS AND STONE-WARE,
ALSO " ' .
Eubber and leather Beltiner,
Packing, Sheet Lead, Lead and Iron Pipe, Bos
ton isircmar oaws, rum pi, jtope, (Jorn Bael
lers, Straw Cutters, Plows, Harrows,
Fanning Mills, Ac. . ,! 1
LILLIE S FIRE PROOF SAFES.
Nos. 9 and 10 Leveo
n69-ly ,; KANSAS CITY, MO.
Books, Stationery, etc.
DEALER in all kinds of
Books, Stationery, Periodicals, etc.
would call the attention of the nublic to his new
and large stock of goods, which is superior to
anything of the kind ever offered to the Kansas
public. His stock of j ;
WRITING PAPERS, ENVELOPES, INKS, &o.
is particularly fine. He has also jn hand
ALL KINDS OF SCHOOL BOOKS
now used in the Territory. .
Fancy Articles, Periodicals, all the rjonular
Magazines of the day; Music and Musical instru
O Recollect the place in the New Post Office
Building on Massachusetts street, Lawrence.
STEEET & BAKES,
WESTPORT, MO., .
- Dealers in
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC
CLOTHING, HATS AND CAPS,
Boots & Shoes, Hardware & Qaeensware.
Also, keep constantly on hand, a large stock of
GROCERIES & PROVISIONS,
Aixuuu if 11 lliXl liUUUS, UJiJSKALLiy.
We are determined to sell Goods u W fM
can be bought in this section of country. !
JOHS 8HANXOX. . . , " , phtuv SHAirwnV.
J. & P. SHANNON, ;
Importers, Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC
r n y a o o r s ,
BOTS, SHOES, HATS & CAPS
. Corner Front and Main Streets, :" '
4yl ; KANSAS CITY. MO.
STAPLE & FANCY DRY GOODS,
Groceries r and Pr o visions,
CL O THING, B O OTS AND SHOES,
. . , Hardware, Qneentware, etc y
Odd Fellows' Building cor. Main and 6th sts.
KANSAS CITY, MO.
D Merchante and others in the interior will
find it to their interest to call on Mr. Conant be
fore trading elsewhere. , aug21-ly
J.C.ADKCCS. .- O. O. HrXCKETH. - J AS. O. ADKOTS.
J. J. CURD,
j: C. -ADKUrs & CO..
- . Wholesale and Retail Dealers in ";;
Brv f Medies;- Paints,
' ; OILS, DYES, GLASS PERFUMERY,
Stationery, Faney Groceries, pure ' Liquors and
- Wn?"j3eSar' Tobacco, ifce.
WATER 8TTKET, KAK8AS CITT, MO.
WHOLESALE DRUG HOUSE.
U T. B. HALE & BBO.,
; : ' ' Importers and Dealers in
Faints, Oils, Window Glass & Glassware,
H -J .1; BOOKS, STATIONKRr, , " V
- WINES, LIQUORS; AND SEGARS. '.l
Agenta fcr all tie Patent Medicines, Spirit Gas
. , -f Campbene and AlcohoL .... . 4 ;
T Corner of Levee and Walnut SW '. :
-"V i KANSAS CITY MO.;
'August 21, 185a-ly;: iit,,: .j i
1 DRY HIDES WANTED, for which
1 jvUu the highest cash price will be paid at
nov!3-tf . , r-,.i' pRpOTPlS..- i
' i " ";, -,; if .Cx "
EMPORIA! - EMPOBTOjiii
qHE subscriber ia happy to annonnee to k;.
JL numerous friends and particularly '
. The People of Southern Kansas
in general that he has now in store and foe sal t
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL' '
rMPORTirW8hmen' 159 -w
LARGEST, BEST SELECTED, Ufr,
" " r ' " CHEAPEST . e
J ... 'I Stock of; Groods!
erer ofiFercd to the public fi ' ' ' -
.St '.- 'X. i . . ,
South of the Kaw Rirer Yallr
Consisting in pait of
' i i BOOTS, SHOES,
; ' : v LEAD,
AC., 40., &C, AC, AC.
Am on? the other article I would
following, vizi .
200 Sacks exbra-siiperfine Fleur;
. . lO Sacks Rio Coffee (New Crop);
, 5 hhds. prime N O. Sugar;
5 bbls. white crushed do
. lO boxes Malaga Raisins;' T -'
10 chests best Imperial Tea; .,
5 Young Hyson do; u ,:-
S " Oolong .i .; do; . iv
20 bbls crackers; -
a 2 tierces Rice; i : 1' "
SO sacks Dairy Salt; .. ;
t , 20 coarse do; ; ,
SO bushels dried Peach ' - ?' ' '
i f t ; 7 casks baking Soda; ,
lOdoz. cans oysters; T
lO " sardines;
lO bushels NuU;, " j
lO boxes Glasgow No. 1 Tobacco; .
20 boxes best "Venable" do
5 boxes best Natural jbe&f; ...... T
500O pure Havana cigars;
5000 " .,Yarra do.
25 boxes Family Soap;
' ;5 boxes Erasive Soap; . . .; -"A ".
' 3 boxes Castile Soap;
lO boxes Star Candles; "' ' " i
. .' r 1 0 boxes Mould ' do; '. ,
to cases Friction Matches;
lO boxes Ohio pattern Axes; ' '
e J lO kegs Hazard Rifle Pawder;
, 10 . ..." . Blasting do; -
20 bags shot (assorted sizes;)
25000 "G. D." Rifle Caps;
300 lbs. Leadr
"10 coils Manilla Rope; '
12 doz. bed cords; .
12 pieces heavy Satinett,
, " 10 bales Sheetings and Drillings;
100 pieces Fall and Winter Prints;
5 bales Cotton Baltibg; .
50 Kegs Nails;
20 boxes glass,' (various sizes);
7 ceroons Indigo;
10 nests Tuba; .
L 10 dozen hooped Buckets ("Shaker Paili"j
2 doz. Well Buckets; ;
And last, though not least,
FIFTY CASES CUST03I MADE
BOO XS cfe SHOES!
selected and purchased by myself from the beit
DRUGS and ; MEDICINES
In connection with my general assortment of
goods for this market I'have also a full and com
plete assortment of; DRUGS AND MEDICINES,
among which I may mention- . .
' 50 ounces Quinine; '
. 10 doz. Smith's Tonic; , ;
10 doz. Cholagogue; ...
5 doz. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
shai.lekbebger'8 . s :
. ateb's, . . ' ; : :' ;-
'. T ' 'moffatt's, ' ' '"''
'' -' - : rush's, '
. .-.''iH-n: c.-h'lahe's,
: ; PILLS! -; '
Asd an immense variety of other popular Medi
cines. . r . .
D The Medical Department is under charge of
a ski'lful and experienced Druggist. AH pro
scriptions carefully compounded and labeled.
I am also the exclusive Wholesale Agent for th
sale of ;' ' " - ' - ' ;"' '
' ' DR. JAYNE'S
CELEBRATED FAHLLY HEDICEIESJ
for the counties of Breckinridge, Madison, Butlet
and wise, and' have constantly on hand a larg
supply for sale low for cash t . ,
Wanted, in Exchange for Goods! .
Dried Hides ; Good . shared Oak or Walnut
Shingles; Bills on all sound banks;
Drafts and Checks; Corn at
current rates; and
O OAAS'SffHJ !
O We don't do a credit business nor take pay
in promises! ' ' ., .v, .. ..
WE CANT TRUST1 DONT ASK US!1
PROCTER takes ' this 'oobortunltv to exprea
his thanks to the many friends who have so liber
ally patronised bun "from toe start and pieage
himself that if prompt and careful attention, lo
prices and ' lair dealing can ensure a continuance
and increase of the public favor, ' ..
He will Trv
to merit W
159 Commercial Street!
West Side two doors south of the Empo
-f- B E A R I N It 1 2tt 1
That my goods are going off like . . : ti .
H o t C a k'e i
at a Kansas Hotel! Call and see for' Jt'
as tlie Queen of Sheba did on her visit to ,v
mon, that "the half has not been told you!
A LIBERAL DISCO UNT to TllOSt
WHO BUT AT WHOLESALE
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