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THE BIG BLUE lIO.
BY EDWIK C. MANNING. J-
" Westward tlie Course of Empire takes its Way !"
-I YOLUME III, NUMBER 15.
jVlAJEHrSVIIL.I.E. KA2STSAJ3, SA.TUHID.Y; JUZ5rT 9, 1864-
THE BIG BLUE UNION,
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It permanently located at Marysville, Kansas, and will
tirtariiy all-n(i lo an chiis in n:s jiruie'siuu . o-i-u
JOHN BEAXiIi, jVI. D.,
JPkysiciGii and Surgeon.
Having permanently located in Marrsville.
E&nsas, respectfully solicits a share of the pa
tronage of the county. Will always be found
it his oince -when not professionally engaged.
Pirt.cuUr attention paid to all diseases peculiar
io ivsicn and children; also all infections of
tlie throat lunss, heart and liver, treated on
tcl-ntific principles. vCn7
JOT J QtSLTMl
All jersons, vrho prefer it, can be treated on
tie Water Cure plan of treatment by culling on
rat, at the residence of Alexander Campbell, in
the east part of this City. Particular attcn
tention paid to the treatment of chronic dis
uses. Doctor L. 1'Ann.nn.
Marysvillc, May 12, 1S61. n8tf
J. P. TAYLOR,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Seneca, - Nemaha County, - K:i!s;.s.
J D Brumbaugh. J.W.Eolliiiser
BRUMKArjGSI Z. SOiS.2BgBI,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
3l':rysvJle,7iTarsJiaU County Kansas;
Will practice in all the Courts of the Second Judicial Did
tr'.tin'Kanvss, and in the Courts oi tin Svcoud Judicia
I strict in Xebr'iska. They tnll give particular attention
to psy.n fives fjr aon-resiiJcnts in Northern Ka:ias and
? 4-Wni f U rfisUa. Claims collected oa reasonable terms
J;ro- eds j.rcinjjJly remitted. v2-38
JAMES S. MA GILL, .
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Anil General Collecting Agent,
M'lrysvillc, Marshall County Kansas,
Will practice ia the Courts of 'Marshall, Nc
caha, and Brown, in the Second Judicial Dis
trict; and Pottawatomie, Riley, and Davis, in
t Third Judicial District.
Particular attention paid to the adjustment
Hid c llccting of claims against the Government.
Ccilcctious caretully attended to and proceeds
promptly remitted. v2n20-ly
.Us. S. Mmjill,
HAWKINS & MAG-ILL.
Attorneys and Counsellors
Will devote themselves exclusively to the
practice of their profession in all the Courts of
theSecoud Judicial District, and in the Supreme
Court of State: vill make collections generally,
ml remit promptly.
Post Office addres3,
Marysville, Marshall Co., or
Troy, Doniphan Co., Kansas. v2n20
UW OFFICE AXD SHUT ART
J. D, Brumbaugh.
WILL give particular attention to claim
ad demands aainrst the Government, in a!
departments, hnd particularly those grow
lag out of the. present war "will obtain oack
1J arrears aud bounty money for those enti
ty under the late acts of Congress will also
rtrtain pensions for widows or heirs of deceas
BESPECTFULLY announces to the citixens
j of Marshall county, and the travelling pub-
ysville, on Broad war, opposite the Post Of-
j "Where is prepared to make Plows, Harrows,
5Sons; shoe horses, and do all kind of' work
anis line on reasonable terms and at Ihe short-
otice ; and hopes ty strict attention to bus
t8! to merit the confidence and Dalronage of
1 public generally.
From the Burg ( England) Tiraes-
A. SOCTIIEEX HY3IS OF PEAISE.
Down -with bin ! Slay Liin ! for ht dared to brave
Our piotest 'gainst the fightinsof the tlave.
Uu is a white man, vrho has led in fight
degrees cursed uej:roes who are ours by right.
Give him no quarter! Stop hia Yankee breath!
Pierce him a hundred times! Mahe sere his death !
P.ivehim with bullets! let ten thousand fly!
livery white o5;er this day must die"! .
See 1 tiicre'r. en other, writhing and mar dead,
Asking fir water! Giiebim steel instead!
Drive deep the dagger in hi3 Yankto breaji,
Prove b-t ot '-cutthroats" aye, the very best
1 hest am but carrion, and we're birds of prey ;
Glcat o,er your victims, rua'ue a glorious day.
Stop that j'oung nigger's cry knock out his brains,
Cover the fortress with all bloody stiins.
fainted be every one who on this day
Negro, or whitr: man, or a child shall slay 1
Glorious ths wreath upon his brow ihJl be.
Bright with the splendor ol h.a Cbiva.ry!
But to the huspitdl : come, Ittusfly;
llalfih,-worL'u done for us, but all must die!
Finish ihiiu quickly, aud leteery bsd
Briuk and bs druuken with the blood that's sb.;d.
Let blojd hive carnival, 1st hate go free !
"on, hating devils, iirer saints shall be!
Ynnkcts are devils, and wchatethem well!
Cursed betheircantinglipSjinFpired ot hell!
Slay them, aud spare them not, and j ou thall provo
Heirs of a iitttiuus gratitude and love;
And on tha es.-utcheoa of theoutli shn!l stand
Pott Pillow's gl jries and its ilartyr Band.
Bring up the prisoners form them iu line
Aim at thtm steadily shoot them like swinjl
Bury them quickly, the grave must ba .ed!
Bury them livlug if all are not dead! 1
Heed not entreaties, but lauh them to scorn !
Yankees tor southerneis slaugutsr were I'ern ;
Ma e death your ally, aud befriend the grave ;
Court with destruction, and Lchaid and brave.
Finihe 1 'tis finished, and we leave the fray,
Bluod-ttaine , but glur, -crowned, with hearts all gay,
Stronger aud bolder for thefrast of blood,
Tilled with the giuryofall -outhsrnhood.
Shout all humanity, and with us raise,
Loud and unanimous, a soag of praise;
Great is uur victory, and our glory great,
Thanks to our ch.ialry and Yan'eo hats I
Tie Size or giscrtssan's Army.
We are inclined to think that we, the
people, have nothing like a correct idea as
to the size of Sherman's ar;:y at present.
It is undoubtedly larger than is supposed.
From accounts we have lately seen, it u
certainly more formidable in numbers than
?o had any idea it was, and we ate certain
ly j;Iad to know it.
From the best information wo can get,
wc presumo it is the iargest army eer
mustered on the American Coutiueut, if
not th ; largest of modern times in any
country. The St. Louis Union says intel
igence has reached that cky that the 17ih
Army Corps, under Gen. Frank Blnir, has
recently joined Sherman near Ackworth,
Ga , aud that Sherman's Army is now the
largest on the continent.
We also saw a private letter to-day,
written by a gentleman in Sherman's ar
my, (dated the 14th) to his brother in this
city, whii'h is to the same effect, as to the
size of the army. He thinks it the largest
army in the world (as it doubtless is) and
though he rates the army under Johns'on
in'Georgia aT about SO 000, he thinks if
the rebels knew the size of the army under
Sherman, they would abandon all idea of
further resistance and would submit at
once, or throw down their armB and go
Fokt Darling Fort Darling is des
cribed how accurately we do not know
as a perfectly square work of sand partly
plated with railroad irou, roofed and case
mated. Uclow this fort on the bluffs, the
enemy has mounted guns in a peculiar
manner. Holes somewhat resembling
rifle-pits, though of course larger, have
been dug, guns mounted therein to some
depths in the earth, and posts set in the
soil of the blufis in their front Of course
these guns have not much range up and
down the river. The armament of Fort
Dtriing consists of heavy rifled ordnaDce.
The Fort is about eight miles south of
Richmond, and the enemy has no fortifi
cations ot any consequence between there
A case of practical miscegenation has
just occured near Detroit. A pretty daugh
ter of a wealthy farmer Has eloped with a
negro laborer whom the farmer, an Abo
litiouist, has treated with great kindness
and familiarity. The young lady had
been permitted to take moonlight walks
with the negro, and one night prolonged
-her walk to the church where the bonds of
matrimony were united.
Horrible stones are told of the outrages
committed by the French troops in Mexi
can towns which are contumacious toward
This colamn. is fail;
Spcecli of Andy Johnson at Knox
, ville 'iean.
We think the following extract from
Gov. Johnson's speech to his fellow citi
zens at Knoxville,TeDn., some time since
will be read with new interest, now that
his name is presented to the people as a
candidate for the office of Vice President.
Tor glowingatriotism and tbiilimg elo
quence, it is rarely equaled.
The time has arrived when treason must
be made odious; when traitors must le
puabbed impoverished ; their property
taken from them, whether it be their hors
es, their lands or their negros, and given
to the innocent, the honest, the loyal, upon
whom the calamities of this unprovoked
and wicked rebellion have fallen with such
crushing weight. t is easy to stand here
and declaim, but I am not declaiming. It
is ea-y to utter mere bombast, but I am not
uttering bombast. You kuow me. You
know something of what I have done for
you tor Tenntssee fur East Tennessee.
But I will not speak of that. If I have
-made sacrifices, it 1 have endured suffer
ings, if I have undergone hardships, so let
ii be. God grant thai I may have helped
you, and that I may help you again. But
you must help yourselves. You must join
hands with me and wnh one another, and
swear to do what I have already toll you
must be done to make treason odious,
(this he said with tremendous emphasis)
:md to make traitors suffer as you have
fcufferedJ as your wives aud chilureti have
suffered, as your country has surTeied.
hat lias brought this war upon us ?
Let me austrer in one word let me speak
it so loud that the denfest man in all this
inu.titude may hear me Slavery. (Hun
dt eds of voices : " 1 hat's so, that's God's
truth.") Men talk about the Constitution
and Su e rights. Tney sneer at the Eman
cipation Produmation, and call it a tyran
ieul usurpation of autnority, a despotic
usurpation of power. Listen to what 1
now say; all Buch talk is the language of
treason. Bt I am not here to discus-s the
constitutionality of slavery, or the consti
tutionality of she President's Proclamation
of Freedom. I am here to present facts;
to addrepsyour i'.telleus; to appeal to
your coinmuu sense. Here is one lact to
which I want you to attend. Why is thu
soil of our be.oved Tennessee a soil as
rich as ai y in the world so far behind
theS'ates oi the North in iis productive
ness ? - Why have you butTew uch f.rms,
but few such granaries as th' have a If
over Indiana and Ohio and Pennsylvania ?
Here i3 the explanation, and let me speak
it so loud that the deafest man in this
multitude can hear me Slavery ! Thank
God, the people are beginiug to see that
slave: y has impoverished the soil of Ten
nessee about long enough. Cries of
"Good, good that's so!"
Men sneer atthe decttiue of emancipa
tion. Let them sneer, but this I tell you
mark me i is the white man we pro
pose to emancipate; it is the white man
that is evn now being nmancipaied ; and
may Heaven hasten the work of emanci
pation, and carry it on until all are free.
TLoud and prolonged apilause.
Thank God that that I cm say these
things to-day in Knoxville ! that 1 can say
them and be applauded! Thank God for
tree speech and free pres?, and the pros
pect of a free country ! May He who is
our 31aker, and who will be our Judge,
break erery yoke, loose every shackle,
open every prison door and let every
bondman, white and black go free 1 Loud
Sometimes the clouds appear dark and
lowering sometimes I confess to a feel
ing of gloom ; but when I remember that
there is a God, I am encouraged. Tnough
not as religious as oubt to be, I some
times walk by faith, and I have fouud it a
convenient way of walking when it is too
dark to see. And on the whole though
our suffering has been great, our blessed
ness will be all t'ae greater when the day
of our triumph shall come !
IIy couutreymen ! my heart yparns
toward you ; I love you ; 1 am one of you
I have climbed yonder mountains that
you have climbed yonder mountains,
rock-ribbed and glowing in the sunshine
in whose -.orges, in whose caverns, your
sons, hunted like wild beasts, have fallen
to rise co more. I do not speak of these
things to draw your tears.t It is not a time
for tears but blows. I speak of them that
I may fire your hearts with holy indigna
tion, and nerve your arms for unconquer
able fight. And I speak of them because
the mountains seejtn to talk to me. My
..home is-among the mountains, and thoagh
it is not far away, I cannot go to it. It
is the place where I met her, and loved
her, and married her who is the mother of
my children. Do I not love she mountains
then ? And if liberty is to expire, if free
dom is to be destroyed, if my country, in
all its length and breadth is to tremble
beneath the oppressor's tread, let the flag,
the dear old flag, the last flac, be planted
on yon rock1 heights; and upon it let
there be this inscription : "Here is the
end of all that is dear to the heart and
sacred to the memory of man."
But I mut not go on in this strain.
Why is it that there l? so much that is
mournful in the conternplaiion of this
broad, beautiful eoutitiy? Who are the
men that aie to be held responsible for the
terrible war whose ravages we see to-day
wherever we cast our eyes ? Jeff. Davis,
Robert Toomb, Yancey, Stevens but 1
will not continue the ha ed list. You
know them you have feit them. Arid
for what cause have they made us to sufler
thus ? I have told you again and again.
Shall I repeat it ? Well, it is slavery.
What rinhthave I, what right have vou,
to hold a fellow man in bondage, except
for a crime ? to separate him from his
wife and children, to sell him, or them,
like dumb beasts 1 And yet. because the
whole nation 'would not recognize this
righi, and bow to those who claimed it, we
have war, we have wasted fields, desolated
homes, broken hearts. There are those
who will sneer at me as I talk thud, who
will button up their mom. s and think
not daring to say it -'damned Abolition
Yankee he wants office:" I spurn all such
from -me, as I would a filthy dog ; I
tramplethem under my feet, as I would a
Some of the most interesting passages
in Garibaldi's life relate to bis wife. He
married a lady of extraordinary qualities,
a native of one of the States of Sou h
America. Sue was trained to horseman
ship and the most athletic habits which
prevail among the females of those coun
tries. Though like hirn, noble-hearted,
affectionate and disinterested, she also
possessed similar degrees of personal cour
age and fortitude which have seldom been
displyed, and still more rarely depicted,
b' any autheutic pen. After her marriage,
she accompanied him in his battles, by
sea and land ; and though Usually unarm
ed, and keeping at his side only as his
companion, she sometimes aided in his
most despera'e conflicts, by dealing pow
der, loading guns and even firing them
at the enemy. The suff-rings which she
endured among the mountains, in times
of adversity and seasons of tempests, werp
severe and almost incredible. The short
account of her escape from a Brazilian
guard after capture in an engagemeut,
and her journey of several day, oh horse
back and alone, through wild forest? swim
ming swollen torrents on her way, bv
holding to the mane or tail of her horse,
is exceeded only by the sad narrative of
her death in 1848, on the banks of the Po,
when, after resolutely accompanying Gar
ibaldi on his retreat from Rome, she land
ed with him in one of the boats, in which
he was seeking to reach Venice, then the
only place in Italy which held out against
For Gree- Cork Pudding. Take 1
doz. ears of sweet corn, 1 pint of cream,
3 eggs, 4. tablespoonfuls flour, 1 table
spoonfui sugar, a little butter, and salt to
the taste. Grate the corn and beat the
yolks and all, well together adding the
whites of the c (very well beaten) the
ast thins before putting into the bakepan
which must be well greased.
hour ia a eood oven.
The followingis a list of naval prizeaup
lo the 1st of June, 1864: Stearnerr"2i2 ;
schooners 627 , sloops 159 ; barques 29;
bngs 32 ; sh'ps 15 ; yachts and small
enft 133 ; total 1227 The aggregate
value is seventeen million dollars, to be
distributed among the captors.
Missouri is going into the turpentine
business, and promises soon to furnish
the supply cut short by the secession of
South Carolina. A Boston company has
purchased three thousand acres of pine
trees, and is now erecting the necessary
works and stills.
Another English house engaged in
blockade-running has recently come to
grief. Brandon & Noah, shippers and
speculators, are declared bankrupts, and
one of the causes in their failure ia block-tde-Tunningj"or
rather bein captured.
Kow oar Boj Aruusc TJbem
selves. A correspondent of the New York Tri
bune narrates the following incident in the
Virginia campaign :
'Naturally the time hangs a little heav
ily when, as sometimes happens, nothing
that may be shot at is seeu tor an hour or
two During one of these intervals this
morning, a man conceived a brilliant
scheme, which, unfolded to his comrads,
was instantly adopted. Every man loads
his piece, aud points it over the parapet or
through one of the many small port holes
made by placing amunition boxes in the
wall. Then the author of the scheme be
gins to shout orders, as though command
ing at least a brigade :
'Col. connect your line with the 47th !
Give way to the r'h-! Close ranks!
Right dress! Fix bayonets! Double
quick! C-h-a t-g e!'
Instantly two hundred men rise into
plain sight behind the rebel wotksexpec
ting to see an advanciiii line. 'Not so,
but five hundred men from safe covering,
fire upon them on the instant The vol
ley, which must have inflicted considera
ble loss, is followed up with cheers and
jeers, laughter and much chaffering, as,
-What d ye think o' Yankee tricks?"
'That's the way John Brown's soul march
es on !" No use o' batin' hooks when you
apj fishm' for ;udgeou.M
Trie trick has neen repea'ed several
tunes during the day. with ingenious vari
ations, always to crowded houses, and al
ways eliciting much applause from the
Tfee Arlington Estate
The Washington Republican, in speak
ing of the disposition made of the rebel
Gen. Lee's lands, says :
"A happy thought has occurred to the
Secretary of War, which gives ua pleasure
First: He ordered Col. Greene to or
ganize the Freedman's Village, for the
protection of the black man aud his fam
ily, upon trie Arlington estate, belonging
to the rebel Gen. Lee. Tnat village ia &
Second: He. has himself recently selec
ted a si e upon the same estate for a na
tional cemetery, for the burial of loyal
soldiers who die in Virginia from wounds
inflicted by Lee's orders.
Geu. Meigs has been directed to super
vise the laying out of the gaounds. How
appropriate that Lee's lands should bo
dedicated to two such noble purposes
the free living black man whom Lee would
ensiave, aud ihe bodies of the dead sol
diers whom Lee had killed in a wicked
cause ! Let this record stand to the ever
lasting credit of Secretary Stanton. We
cheerfully award it."
A California paper relates the story of
a woman whose husband was killed after
she had heen married four weeks ; in three
weeks more she was married again; that
husband lived two weeks ; in two weeks
after he died she married his brother, and
six mo:.ths after her last marriage she gavo
birth to a child by her first husband.
The Gettysburg monument is to bo of
white marble, and fifty feet high. From
the pedestal will spring four buttresses,
supporting an equal number of statutes,
representing War, History, Peace and
Plenty. The crowning statute will he a
collessal bronze figure of the Genius of
Liberty. Tne entire cost of the monu
ment will bs 5120,000.
All South America is aflame at tho
Spanish attach on Peru. Tue Peruvians
are col.ecting material supplies everywhere
building an iron clad at Callao, and throw
ing up works, and Columbia and Chili
make com uon cause with them.
The London Times says there has been
ro such figl.tii g in the history of the
human race" as that between Grant and
Lee in Virginia. If it wants to see better
fighting still let some of the European
nations interfere in the quarrel.
One farmer made a scarecrow so very
frightful that an old crow brought back
ah the corn be had stolen for several
days. Could'ct the farmer he induced to
try his hand in the Government corn field?
Concerning the sweetening required iu
rhubarb pies, a Pittsfield lady givei " the
following infalliablo rule; ''Throw ia
sugar as long a3 your- conscience will let
you; then shut your eves t and t throw ifT
one handful more;"
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