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fJ3B3LBIG BLUE UNION.
Ji. A.WOODWARD - - - Editor.-
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Saturdayt.BjOTiiilJcr 15, 1862.
The election is over ; let u? bury the
hatchet and be friends. Tha Republicans
have carried the day by a-heavy majorty.
Carney is our'Governor. and Wilder our
Congressman. The-former political bis
toryofKansas, has been anything but
pleasant. Her political sea lus been tu
multuous and boisterous-riding atone time
on the seethingnd top-most wave of fa
naticism.' -At another wallowing in the
dirtiest and lovest pit of degredation, by
the perfidy of her former State officers.
The rights of the citizen have been cur
tailed, by these perjured hounds of hell.
Zeeclies, thieves, they are, and.' well de
serve the rebuke tnehaveteccive',d at the
hands of an outraged and injured people.
With a firm reliance in theenor and in
tegrity of theiinen'whom we have chosen
to administer'aur State, we believe that no
more such scenes as that of the Meredc
cine Massacre, and others as horrible will
ever agajp'taint fhe free air of Kansas.
i Carney saved our credit as a State, and
we as a people' have but shown him our
gratitude by electinghim Governor. J
we have said beforcietus bury. the hatch..
&t andibexLt peacs.,.jn' iU ui. t -
Baker is odr'Senator'&hdlWtisbach pur
"Representative. The race fpr County offi
cers was made on a fair and squqr (bqi
ingvof merits, and tbejiofeated Candidates
must await the good time of tht people
for political preferments.
" The election is over so let us turn our
nundsfrom political subjects to our home
jnnd domestic relations. What is it that
Marysville needs ? It needs the Coach
through here again ; we need a good
'Church, we need side-walks, we need
'better fences around our residences, and a
'little paint would not damage the appear-
anteof our buildings. All these Marjs
iville needs. The question naturaljy ari
'6ea then, "now are all these wants to bo
'supplied?" We answer: . '
Drp all local feudb, and ttnile hone and
HobCXE with ENERGY, and you have it.
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This rebellion has assumed a size and
magnitude startling to contemplate. The
spirit of the rebellion seems to have taken
hold of the Southern maid root and branch
and absorbed all their good qualities.
What iisto be done in the premises ?
Wn tV nlinin of Pnn1.ii KT..I.1.! !-.!
..uu vu vuaiu ui nuv.ajf 1UUUUIU1U3 Lll'dUC
to be broken ? Was the hills and val
ley of the great North made to resound
with tht despairing cry, "My Cou-itry it
ia$roken , were th vast plains of! the
JFest made to be the dividing line of our
country'? Merer ! -Never ! N1VEK ! !
. Tf it requires half the populalion of "the
North, taie it. If it- requires the whole
take But for God's sake, for tht fealce
of our efehd children, for all we hold
dear, let Hftfltsc "changing the base of
our operations," anHo some fighting
r LetvOS cease making "stratagem ital atovc
stents,',' and shaw a little ,elean grit."
. "JfeiaYa now the grandest armj tha
ever graced a nation. Then why do ire
, not accomplish something ? For instance
me Army ot tne? Potomac ; tor nearly irp
years McCIellan nas had command of that
army,"and what has he done ? nothing,
absolutely nothing! ire haB had numerous
battles, and ahcays got hjs army safety out
hfa stratagem movement ! ! ne is nearer
Washington to-day than he was ln months
ago. We now have stern old Halleck at
ha kelrn and we hope soan to see a grand
forward 0Yeent, mighty as the .whirl
wind an terrific as the storm Old
"trails" idea of the war is-the same as
tur own. fce wiU in all ,tFobbility, call
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;or Six Mundrei thousand more." A nd
,fj" .,fndbKaisaakready forher; share'.
Noblysha alMhiont'lierwork and nobly
-whaUt is to "ParcWse liberty at the
price'of Blood." Than one and Tall let
w4 Rally for thetg,affa before wo sub
mit to have our cotatry clmded, extermi
nate the race they csll chivalrous.
ails we can-
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Dot tell. -Who are responsible tontniioufc.
rae ? What contemptible scoundrel? are
doing this derilment. r
figgWkat shall be our winter amuse
ments t Is a question which is of consid-
omJiU tmnnrtaaee to -us in this isolated
We would suggest a debating
club, as being-one of -the 'best and most
prolific of Jbeneficial results. Or a mite so
ciety, commoted by'the'ladits.-electing one
of their number Treasurer, giving a sup
per once a week, at different places of res
idence, and allow us poor heathens of men
to come in, in the evening, on forking
oer" to the" treasurer tfeeJsunYof 10 15 or
25 cts. n
Such societies are beneficial to a com
munity, and speaks well for a city. The
funds thus acquired can be devoted for the
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DUiluiug or a cnurcii.
Fort Monroe Nov. 5.
Mrs. Pigot, her sons, three daughters
and all her slaves were arrested on Wed
nesday night last and taken-to Richmond
by the rebels. Mrs, Spigot is ajwidow re
sidia' about nine miles 'above Williams
burg, and is a siser of J udge -L. J. Bow
den: ' "
'Her only offence, as far as knqwn, is.
that her brother is an uncompromising
Union man. Measures are being taken
which will undoubtedly lead to the libera
tion of ibis family. The steamboat Ex
press left Fort Monroe at 9 o'clock this
this moruiug on a flag of truce mission to
Aikin's Landing. She took' 150 .jebel
prisoners, .most of wJiomrwere badly woun
ded. The French Csnsul'.fco-'Richlnpiidj
also wentiup on'theSxpTess SWH
r 'Gainesvillo'Va. No 7.
General Sigel haso1" far recovered as
to wMt Thorouhfcie Gap to-day- Crfrs
run on the Manassas road fao far as the
White Plains, beyond the Blue Ridge
The cause of the conflagration at nay
market 13 being thorougly investigated by
the Provost Marshal. '
JLYttas quiet on tho left wing of the ar
my of the Potomac to-day.
The corps of Gen Reynolds lelonging
to Gen. McClellan. s comnuud, took pos
session of Wtirrcnton yesterday. Th
rehe's evacuated the place with stopping
An investigation into th causes of the
conflagration at uuymar'ket has resulted in
the conviction of two men of Gen. Stein
wteievvhr's command.'- The court-marshal
has been ordered, whioh meets to-day
to try the cae.
It was intensely cold last night. This
morning snow commenced failing the
first of the season.
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Headquarters, Kor. 6.
As the particulars ot klie fight yesterday
at Barburs bacame known, the more bril
liant the ictory is found to have been.
The battle was fought by cavalry alone,
and by the best disciplined troops either ar
my could produce. The rebels w.ere un
der command of Gen. Stuart, and the Fed
erals under Command of Gen. Pleasantou.
The fiual result shows the rebels left 33
dead on the field, and their wonnded musi
have been numerous Gen. Pleasonton
to-day'reparts that Gen- Jackson occu
pies Chaster with his eommand.
"The town of WarrenUn was occupied
by osr troops at 3 p. m.'ptaking 5 prison
ers belonging to the 3d Virginia cavalry
and two ihlanfry soldiers, who stated that
their rgiment had gone up the valley.
GcnvBayard had a slighl skirmish to-day
on the Waterloo, road, killing one man
and wounding two, aud taking -ten prison
ers, without any loss on his part.
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TnE QuAsAte'i. Hum Capt. Geo.
not,twith,detacWent of Independent
Scouts, arrived in this city this morning.
The Capt. says his men have been in the
saddle for two. week?,, with Col. BurnVs
force hunting Qiantrell and his men.
Quantrell's .band is dispersed; LLaw
rence Rap. . -. r '
i Kansas has:a hiitory peculiarly hr
owb. The-pasthas been .biUscenes f
political discord. .Among the men -who
has figurea the most conspicuous, in Kan
sas, are James n. Lane, C. R. Jennisn,
James Montgomery, John Brown, String
fellow, Dave Atchison, and Bob Mitchel.
WhjIthi-Pe-f Dfjr-2? (we
iweaxnYl we debt get our mai
W?woWer if Lane Remembers Buck
McKinney of Indiana.
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NIGGERS IN JHtf WAHHOW
Fromacorrespondtnce in. the Law
rence Republican wegjean the following
facts: "-.." '" ;
Tootham's Mousd, Bates County Mo., "I
November 1. 186$. 1
Editors Republican : You have doubt
les heard ere this of the battle of Tooth-
am s Mound, fought here on the 29th of
last month. Yet a few partiujars may not
There is a strip of land between the
Marias des Cygnes, and a long conneeting
slough, kuown as "The Island." This
has long been infested with more or less
bushwhackers, who have carried all their
plunder olf to it for safe-keeplng. Lately
they had 'been increasing in s'rength and
boldness, until! they badbecome the ter
ror of all good citizens rTor miles' 'around.
Accordingly about the25thof last month
Col. Seaman wos-ordered wiih about one
hundred men to proceed to the Island. He
was joined by about 150 men, under Cap.
Ward, (Commanding in the abscence of
Col. Williams), and acting in ' concert,
they moved down to this point, where they
stopped within'aboutthreo miles ef the
Island and in sight oflhe enemy.
About two hundred and fifty of our
Regiment yere left at Camp Lincoln, my
self among the number. The day after
the epeditiaa left, we received a dispatch
fram Capt. Ward, calling for reinforce
ments. With three rounds of amunition
each, (all e had in camp), we started for
thesctno of action a little over one hun
dred of us air told." IFa marched' night
and day until we reached dur boys. -And
,when we cime up with them on the 28th,
you may imagine our consternation whan
you know tnat we found eight of our brave
men dead and eleven severely wounded
Among the former, the gallaut Capt. Crew
of Leavenworth, and T among the latter
Lieut. Joseph Gardner, well known by
most of your citizens. ne was wounded
in the head, hip and knee, besides a ball,
grazed hi ankle, and one his foot.
The wounded arc nil doing wall, and
wi!! generally recover. Lkut. Gardner's
wounds, thougn severe are not dangerous
The attark w made upon a, party ef
Lueuiy jour ot our men, who were out about
one mile from carapreconnoitcring. They
were undei Capt. Crew, Lieut. Gardner,
anduuddleston.and weie intercepted by
about one hundred Cavairv, within about
a half mile of camp, who charged upon
them desperately, and hewed them (own
ma horrible manner; not, however with
out a heavy loss on their sid. Our men
after the first Jire, had to report to the
bayonet, which proved very affective. The
outers were armed with revolvers and sa
bers, and they used them well, excepting
Lieut. Gaardner, who was among the firs!
number to fall, and consequently did net
getnany shots at the enemy. Capt. Crew
was called upon to surrender : he brave
ly replied-' ever"and ud with th.t
determination. The only officer that was
now left was Lieut, nuddleson, who also
had determined to prefer death rather
than surrender, "You may well imagine
bis situation. The only remaining white
of course the futy of thi enemy was chie
directed to him, but he kept tho enemy at
bay until succor reached him. He never
discharged his revolver wirnout taking
good aim and doing good execution. In
the mean time most of the available men
m camp were ordered out under Captain
Armstrong and Lieut. "Thrasher.' They
urougnt up tneir men in two bodies at
right angles, and delivered a few volleys
ac iDe enemy, cross-fire, which caused hiat
w retreat in great haste, ne tarried his
wounded away, and as the wind was blow
ing towards us fired the prairie, making
it oiMcuit to save the wounded alone, and
consequently scorching the body of gome
of our dead.
The whole forceof the enemy was com
manded by Cockerel, and numbered about
oOO. The day after we came up with re
inforcements, the enemy retreated toward
the South east, leaving some valua We hor
ses and beef cattle which fell iato eur
Col. Williams arrived yesterday.
Hiring proven that black nren can fight,
we'are now prepared to scour this country
htreughly and not leave a place where a
traitor can find refuge.
.. Yours, in haste,
' W. h. S.
Mr. Edit : It k cMitfnary in all Wt.
tern States fer individuals to extol -the
merits of some particmlar section of their
country. '-Tkiarirdena teweartk eaigi-.
gration. It is too often the case that truth
is sacrificed, to a desire for personal gain
by speculators who take up large tracts of
land in all new countries ; mep whe care
nothing for the settler and wh looks only
at private advantages.
TFith your permission Mr. Editor, we
would like to say a word in relation to the
inducements offered to home-seekers in
Washington County. There is no better
Couuty in Northern Kaasas than Washing
ington. For the farmer a home is offered
which by industry can be made happy and
profitable. Running through Washington
County fast and West Ts the great Pike's
Peak roiid. over which an immense travel
is constantly passing, and which offers the
farmer every facility for the sale of his pro
duce of evory discription. While other
portions of Kansas are suftcring for want
of a market, Washington county has al
ways a market at her door. In point of
uatural resources, Washington County
canuui um buiaaacu ouj wuue. ner mnu
is fertile ; numerous streams run through
the county. Stone coal can be found 'for
the diggim;. Washington offers
inducements stock-raisers .This will
eventually the great business of the coun
tjy. Already have the settlers here em
barked inthe wool-growing'business, and
have commenced' to reap the benefits that
flow from our adaptation of climate to that
To home-seekers in the Eastern. Cesroiry
wcjwould pay come and look for your
selves. Yon never will regret it. We
hold out the facts come and see
FOUND A purse containing some
money in Washington County aaar,!?
mile Point, which the owner can have, by
calling on A. S. Vaught, of 17 mile Point
proving property, and paying for ibis ad
vertisement! MARRIED At ih residence of rthe
Bride's father, injthis city, on the 12th
inst., by W. P. Hess, Esq , Mr. Dan C.
Wilson to MissAi.LA E.Xoveli..
We need hardly say that they have our
bost wishes for future happiness. Forev
er may their joy continue.
Married, at Irving by the Rev. Cha's
Parker, Samuel kjberl Lee Allen, of Wal
nut Creek to Mary Ana Andrews, o n the
4tli of Nov.
Koficc tOj Taxpayers,
In pursuance of Law, I, A. E. Lovell,
County Treasurer, of Marbhall County,
Kansas do hereby give notice that the fa
Roll of 18G2, is in my hands for collec
tion. There is assessed against each per
son liable to pay poll tax fifty cents, for
State purposes, fifty cents on each $100
valuation ; 2-5 of which is required to be
paid in gold or silver coin, demand notes,
or cupons of the State of KanBas.
For State School tax, 10 cents on each
Tiiere is assessed for county, purposes
$1,50 on each 100 valuation.
In Marysville Township, for Township
purposes, 10 cents on etch 6100 valuation.
In JMue-Rapids Township, for Township
purposes, 30 cents, on each 8100 valuation.
In Guitiard Township, for Township pur
pises; lO'cents. on each $100 yaiuation.
In Vermillion Township, there was no
Township tax levied.
I do further give notice that I will "at.
tend at the1 following times and Dlaces to
receive the tax so levied, being the place of
nu,u5 cictuung ln eaCQ T0tVDShip; at
the hefuse of Wm. Thompson, on Monday
the j5th of Decemoer, 1863, at Irvine on
Tuesday the 16th day of December, 1862,
at Barrett's Mills on Wednesday the I7th
day of December 18C2,at the house of
Harrison Foster, on thursday the 18th da
of December, 1862, at the hou of Mar
tin Lifes on Friday the 19th day of De-'
comber 1862, at GuitUrc station on Sat
urday, the 20th day'of December 1862, .at
tne house of Michael Shocknecy on Mon
day the 22d day pfDTeMmber 1862
Oketo Tuesday,' tkV2& dav of De-cgnberT
1862, atMaryWlearthe office of.the
CountyCKrk; on Weoiday the 24th
day of Decenfe;'18'63
HxAiamTKRs NaTHtw Divigio.t .
State Mit.txt L
worth, September 24, 1862.
1 By Yirtme of a commuwioir.eh th
Gftveraor and .Ckaader-iAlMf,rUted
Topeka, Sept. 11, 1862, andjpeckrOrdar
no. lefrora Major, General Stont, tkaUn
dersigned assumes control' of t&eorgamsa
tion of the Northern Division of the Kan
sas State Militia. - "-
2 Having in view solely the we'far. r
the State, its protection against enemies
foreign and doestfc,-.Uit-.deiua0ar
homes and fire-Bides, against armed "reb
els on the east ami south, and India pen
croachmeatson theest, ine -'lonlnaud.
ing General earnestly eDjoins thatallwhite
male citizens of the ttolrth'ern division
without further delay form themselves in
to military companies as indicated by the
law of the State, take and subscribe the
required oath, elect officers and report
such organization with a copy of the com
pany rou i. mese -Headquarters in order
that commissions may be obtained at once
preparatory to fiattallion, Regimental aud
2. In accordance with the proclama
tion of the Governor, it is recommended
that Saturday of each week be set apart for
drill and maneuver in the respectivo
branches of the service to which compan-
o iuuj He,-, ana mat they thus prepare
tnemselves tor the use cfWh arm ot! ,..
be furnished by the military authorities of
4. The following staff efficers are here
by announced :
H. B. Denmao, to be Diyisoin Quarter
master, with the rank of Lieutenant Colo
nel. '' "James P. Ray, to be Assistant Engineer
in-Chief, with the rank ofvLieutenaut Co
R. A. Barker io be Aid-de-Camp, wito
the rank of Major.
F. H. Drenning, Aid-dcCamp' with the
rank of Major. 4
George A. Eddyto be Division" Ihspeo
tor, and AssistantajutqntJgene-raXwith
the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.--, ,
5. These Headquarters are hereby es
tablished at Leaveworth. '
JOHX 'A. H ALDERMAN,
Major General Northern Division Kansas
State M.lli'ia. vl-no30-tf.
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LETT EISS of Admimscrntion upon tho ctato of Samur I
fcnatli. 1 itt. of th Couutj of 11 irliuil deceased. hav
lxui gr-med to thi undersigned, bj the Judgeot tho l'ro
batocourtm.indlv.rtao Cou it of Mar-,h.ll, and State of
K.uii is.d-ited the loth d ij of tfetnlw.r,l!sUt
All peraonshjvincIaTiisatwhistthobiidwtate, are re
quired toebibit thos.imt for i How intcto tht nndersien
td within tne .(-rtronitla dito ottlio u-hiiiuof tl e sr.ld
kttcror.hev m ij lh. included from inj bmriitofMich ir
tatt, -iiidtlnt it suth cl nm. lie nt t ethibited i Inn thrc .
uralrom the date olthultttera thvj nhill bo forecr debarred-
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Administrator of Sa.nuel Smith di-c-
' -Marjbqilltj v.ll,lS92. Sw.
STETTAUER & BROTHER.
Jobbers in boots
and caps ,
The largest stQckin the west
SOLD AT THE LOW.
WE ImTea fulljassortpient of Prints, Bleaeh
ngs shirtings, Brown sheetidj, Walnut twjll
Blue and Brown Denims, Checks, Tickings,
Brown drill, Tlannals,, Csijimers, Sattinets,
Tweeds, JeansLinnfenS and a hill stock of La
dies dress, Hosiery, QlaT.es, Jiibbons, fee.
In our wholesale department w can and do
To our Countrj merchant!
than,any.other house in the West.
11 we ask is a trial.
New York Store N9. 17, 55, 55 and 57.
Deleware street, Leavenworth, Kansai.
WATSON & BRACE,
JWTibfyafc Dealers in
IS jg TZGhO O D S,
ooticmi Shoes, Clothing md Outjittmg Qo"
'' 12 'Delaware Sfiet,
ATTORNEY AT LA AND NOTARY
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