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eA.TTJRJJArS', J-A.3C. XT'. 186:
ET Yes, I will say shame upon every man in
America who is not an Anti-Slaverv man ;
hamo and disgrace upon him! I don't care
for the consequences. I will not restrain my
honeal indignation of fueling. I pronounce
every man a faithless miscreant who does not
take a part for the abolition of Slavery.
THE STATE UNIVERSITY.
The Legislature will in all probability dispose
of this question at its present session.
This being the fact, we fc-el it our duty to say
a few words again in reference to its location
It is proper and best that it should be located at
once, not only to take it from the halls of legis
lation, but because the whole educational inter
eBts of the State demand it. We do hope the
western practice of allowing one generation of
Dur j-outh to grow up under incompetent teach
ing will not be permitted in this State. Nothing
9 gained by delay, and verv much is lost:
Vithout some well devised educational system,
hich will furnish the State with competent
achcrs at home, hundreds will be employed to
istruct our youth who are themselves not well
structed iu'thc common rudiments of an Eng
lish education. Thus must the State suffer all
the blighting effects of such neglect till too late
he discovers her blunder, and like many of the
Western States begins to remedy the evil after a
defective s3Tstem has filled the land with ten
thousand influences, which constantly and im
perceptibly mould the rising gencratien.
Begin, then, as quick as possible, and it will
take years to be fully ready to meet the necessi
ties of a fast people. With a little legislative
fostering care, we may very soon shielded from
its evils $ incompetent teachers, bad physicians,
and n non-paying system of agriculture.
The State of Kansas must provide within four
years from this time an Agricultural College, or
Department in order to secure the ninety thousand
acres of land granted to the State in the recent
act of Congress, approved July 2d, 18G2
Circumstances, then, demand the immediate
settlement of this question, and presents to the
Legislature the question of location. At what
point shall it bo located ? We answer, at that
point in the State where it will ten 3-ears hence,
all things considered, best subserve the conve
nience of the mass of the people of the State
The Constitution requires it to be located at some
" central and eligible place." The State of Kan
sas is more than four hundred miles in length,
and about two hundred in breadth. The geo
graphical centre of which would be a point some
sixty miles west of the town of Salina. This
would be an improper place for the State Uni
versity for tho obvious reason that the south
cast, north-east, and north-west portions of the
State must from the nature of the country, and
timber, be the densely settled parts of the State.
The extreme south-west portion of the State w ill
be but sparsely settled for years to come, "aence
the " central and eligible" place will be fouud
at a point north and cast of the geographical
centre, where the focus is formed between the
three grand divisions of the State, viz : the
south-cast, north-east, and north-west portions.
This will make the ceutre near Fort lliley, on
the Kansas. Two years hence the broad valley
of the Republican and Solomon will be failed
with an enterprising population, for more than
one hundred and fifty miles west of Riley,
while the Saline and Smoky Hill will teem with
busy life. It will be found that there is more
good land west of Fort Riley than east of it, and
the projection of the Pacific Railroad will soon
show the real centre of the Stnte as far west as
But we cannot ask the Legislature to locate
the University here, as wo cannot offer the State
as great inducements as our neighboring town of
Manhattan. Rut at this poiut wo feel it should
1st Because it is not only the central but the
eligible place, one which will be in easy com
munication with all the deusely settled portions
of the State.
2d. Because the State can this at point secure,
as a gift, a most beautiful tmct of land. A com
jnodious and substantial edifice, already erected
and located in the midst of scenery unsurpassed
in beauty ; having with it a most valuable libra
ry of carefuly selected books, and philosophical,
chemical, and astronomical apparatus, which in
the aggregate would cost the State, if purchased,
more than Fifty Thousand Dollars.
3d. We think that the. central and western
portions of the State are justly entitled to some
share of the public benefits, especially when the
public interests can be best subserved. We
think the University should be located at Man
hattan because the people of the State, through
their representatives, have virtually twice located
it there already.
Hithertoo, Northern and Southern Kansas have
seemed to almost entirely overlook the middle
and wwteni' portions of the State, but we feel
that the members of this Legislature will show
their wisdom by locating the University at once
at Manhattan, and thus settle this vexed ques
tion and take it from the halls of legislation ;
and at the same lime sfcure a most valuable
property to the State, as well as make a most
No PaferNett Week. Just one-half the corp
editorial and typographical of the U.mos having
gone 'to Leavenworth to attend the Printer's
Festival, makeA'show of Western style and ac
complishments in our Metropolitan- city, and
enlarge generally, there will be no paper issued
from this office next week. We shall, however,
get outan Extra, giving cue readers Uielatest
LANE'S BAILROAD BILL.
' " It is a matter of deep regret that instead of this
Bill our-Senators had not presented to Congress
a carefully prepared Bill, embracing a more prac
tical Railroad scheme for the State. Had they
asked Congress for aid to construct a maia trunk
road from the south-east portion of the State
along the Neosho Vallcr, via Emporia to Council
Grove, and on to the Kansas Ynlley, giving to
agricultural Southern Kansas a direct outlet to
the mines, and to Western Kansas a route ulti
mately to the Gulf of Mexico. If instead of a
net work of road around three or four Kansas
towns, he had asked for one branch to this road
passing up through middle Southern Kansas,
and one nearer the eastern boundary of the State,
with one branch from the Pacific trunk at Fort
Rile-, running in the direction of Fort Larned
and Santa Fe the material interests of the State
would have been better subserved. These roads,
with one connecting Atchison with the Kansas
Valley, with a branch extending to accommo
date Northern Kansas, are all the Railroads that
should be aided in Kansas for 3'ears to come.
Had such a scheme been presented to Congress
it would have been worthy the attention of that
body, and it would have gathered strength the
more it is discussed, till at last Congress would
have consented to the Bill.
As it is, the Bill has little merit. It virtually
ignores a large portion of the State. While the
West does not get a crumb worth the taking, it
will be compelled to furnish almost all the land
to build roads elsewhere. And instead of run
ning the road up the level valley of the beautiful
Smoky Hill, connecting the military posts of
Riley and Larned, it chooses to run a road back
on the hills, and that one quite a hundred miles
longer than it need to be.
We hope the Legislature may ponder well
before they present to Congress a Railroad
Ittchernc, which is as unsuited to Kansas as it is
pueficient in real merit. If it is done, we predict
the entire defeat of the Bill before the -National
FROM THE STATE CAPITAL.
We are constrained to go to press with
out the latest news from the State Capital,
the impassable condition of the Republican
having stopped for a day or so our mail
facilities. We have intimations, however,
by a previous mail, that the legislative ma
chine is in full running order. lion. Josiah
Kellog, of Leavenworth, was chosen speak
er of the House ; John Francis, of Olathe,
Clerk of the Senate j and our townsman,
E. Cobb, Asst. Sergeant-at-Arm3 of the
House. It was generally understood that
the Henderson Amendment would not be
brought before the Legislature, but that the
subject of railroads would bo brought up in
a modified form of Gen. Lane's Bill.
The inauguration of the new State offi-
cere was quiet and unostcntious. Charles
Robinson, before quitting the throne, show
ed his contempt for the will of the people
by appointing as Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court, one Cobb, of Lawrence, a
pro-slavery Democrat. Judgo Ewing re
signed the position thirty days befoie the
election, which devolved it upon the people
to fill the vacancy. The people chose
Judge Watson. But the last act of usurp
ation and iniquity was to be performed.
Tho Board of State Canvassers did not
count the voto for Chief Justice,, and Cbas.
Robinson takes it upon him to appoint one.
The seat is to be contested, and thus litiga
tion and disorganization arc left the people
by one whom they honored. It will be a
source of regret to tho people of Kansas
that they did not hang Robinson when
caught peculating in their funds.
Wc arc glad to see that the papers of the
State, gonerally, are taking up the subject
of thi worthy officer's promotion, and
forcibly portraying his strong claims to a
Briadiership. The following, from the
Emporia Xcics, wc cordially endorse and
We suppose there will be o chance for a
new Brigadier from Kansas, and in casting
about to see who it shall be, we know of no
more worthy mau to wear the " stars " than
the industrious, gallant, temperate and fight
ing Colonel Cloud, who has been an acting
Brigadier for some time past. We will not
stop to enumerate all the gallant achieve
ments of Col. Cloud which entitles him to
promotion. He has been in every import
ant fight from Wilson Creek down, which
has occurred in this Department. He it
was that penetrated the enemy's country
with a few hundred men, last summer, in
danger of being cut off on all hands, and
rescued John Ross and the treasure in his
possession. If there are to be any pro
motions in this Department, we earnestly
urge Col. Cloud as the best man on whom
to bestow such honors. No one will say he
has not earned promotion.
Quantrcll Coming Back.
The State Journal contains a letter'from
Dry Wood, Mo., Dec. 21st, from which we
make the following extract:
Kansas may yet have a rcore severe visit
than she has vet had. It has for several
days been reported that Quantrell, with his
band, is in the country about L-arinage,
watching for the trains going to Gen. rJlunt's
commaud. So far they have effected noth
ing, hut to cut off stragglers, and a few
Last night there were fears entertained
for the safety of the Post on Dry Wood, so
much so that reinforcements came from Fort
Scott. The cause was that a party of not
less than 300 were seen by scouts not more
than ten miles from here. From all that I
oan learn there is no doubt in my mind
that Quantrell is working his way north
with from 300 to 500 men. 1 do not like
to arrive at a conclusion fraught with so
mn.Vh Aantrrrtn the border of Kansas, tint T '
cannot, with the eviderice, circumstantial as
i. z. ' v j- ' t -
GENEEAL NEWS ITEMS.
The Legislature of Michigan has re
elected Mr. Chandler Senator for six years.
A Washington dispatch of the 8 th inst.
says : The House Naval Committee reported
to-day upon the resolution directing Ihem
to inquire into the cheapest, most expedi
tious and trustworthy mode of placing
vessels of war upon Lake Ontario and the
other great lakes, &c, including the en
largement of canal locks. The conclusion
of the report is in these words : In view of
the foregoing considerations, the committee
are of the opinion, first, that the cheapest,
most expeditious, and trustworthy mode of
placing war vessels upon Luke Ontario and
other lakes, should a necessity arise, is to
launch them in the first instance upon these
waters ; second, that it is not necessary,
nor is it expedient, for the purpose afore
said, to establish water communication
adapted to the passage of vessels of war
from other waters to the lake?.
Mr. Wilson, from the Military Commit
tee. to which was referred tho message of
the President concerning the three swords
of Gen. Twiggs, transmitted by General
Butler, reported a joint resolution distribu
ting them as follows : The sword voted by
Congress, to be given to Maj. Gen. Butler,
as a reward for his distinguished military
I servicos during the present rebellion ; the
sword presented by the btate of Georgia, to
West Point ; the sword given by the city
of Aujnista, Ga., his native city, to be pre
served in the Patent Office as a trophy of
Dispatches have been received at Mem
phis that Banks is ascending the Mississippi
river, and doubtless bctore Monday finer
man has been reinforced and resumed the
siege. Gen. Grant is given as authority
for the above.
Gen. Hurlburt has decided the property
case, sustaining Gen. Sherman in confiscat
ing the lands of a rebel officer who had,
previous to entering the Confedeiate ser
vice, willed and deeded his property to his
wife. This is important as a precedent for
numerous cases of like character. General
Hurlburt's announcement of the decision
occupies nearly a column of the Bulletin,
and is a logical and serviceable document.
Gov. Andrew?, of Massachusetts," has
received the proffer of a full cavalry battal
lion, to consist of four companies from Cal
ifornia, The question of their acceptance
is now pending before the War Department.
If accepted, it is understood that Colonel
Thompson, formerly of Gen. Halleck's staff,
will accompany them East as their com
mander. On the 0th inst. 1000 rebel prisoners
were sent North from Nashville 200 ar
rived from Murfreesboro.
Gen. Rosecrans orders all the captured
rebel prisoners conGned until Davis' order
is revoked. The rebel prisoners are to sub
sist on army rations. The food contributed
by friends is confiscated for hospital use a
repetition is a jail offense.
The New York correspondent of the
London Times eulogizes the passage of the
Rapahannock as one of the noblest episodes
of the war. In a subsequent telegraphic
report by the China, the same correspond
ent pronounces the battle of Fredericks
burg as one of the most calamitous of the
war to the Federal army, fie says the
Federal troops fought with tho most de
termined courage, but tho position of Gen,
Lee was impregnable.
The Tribune of the 9th has the text of
the memorial presented by the Republican
Senators to the President, on the 18th of
December. Its four propositions declare :
First, that a vigorous prosecution of the
war is necessary ; second, that the Cabinet,
which ought to be harmonious, is not, and
therefore should to made so ; third, that
the Cabinet should be composed of men who
cordially support the policy of the Govern
ment; fourth, that Generals in separate
commands should also be heartily for the
Gen. RosecranB' army, known as the 14th
army corps, has been subdivided into three
corps, the 14th, 21st and 22d. This will
increase the rank of all staff officers of
Generals commanding the wings.
Dispatches from Newberne leport 4,000
rebels at Goldsboro and Kingston.
The committee of the House to whom
are referred questions of emancipation, have
instructed their chairman to report a bill
appropriating ten millions to the Auditor
of the State of Maryland on emancipating
The Richmond Enquirer of the 8th con
tains the following: It was reported yester
dsy, via Petersburg, that a great expedition
of gunboats and transports, nnder command
of Gen. Naglee, left Fort Monroe on the
1st inst. for some Southern port. From
indications deemed unmistakable, the enemy
is preparing to make a grand demonstration
noon Goldsboro or Wilmington, and there
is but little doubt that the first clash of
arms will come to our ears from that quar
ter, In the southwest the hostile armies
are both probably too much exhausted to
do anything for a long time to come.
A Washington dispatch of tbe 9th says :
Information from the Army of the Poto
mac shows that our pickets extend from
Falmouth to King George's Court House,
about twenty-two miles distant. Contra
bands agree that rebel incursions are nightly
made below the Court House for a long
distance, and negroes are carried away sad
sent south. The greater portion of the
slaves, however, in the long .neck of land
between the Rapahannock and. the Potomac
rivers have already made their escape to oar
lines, bringing with them their masters
teams and other property.
The Arkansas Legislature has imposed a
finu of not less than $5,000 nor mora than
lft flflA n? imnrfonnnienL in the DCniten- I
! tiary for five or ten years, upon any person
'n.,ht trading vlth the Yankees.
Tor the tTaion.
FEOTIDI FOE TH SLAVE.
In common with a multitude of patriots,
I" am pleased to know that colored men are
to be cmployod aa soldiers the country
needs their services. But tho question
arises, Will they enlist to any very great
extent 1 Time alone can decide this point.
At any rate, it is safe to hold out all rea
sonable inducements to them to enter the
army. As the matter now stands, they
expect their freedom, even should they do
nothing towards acquiring it. Indeed, the
President has advised them to continue as
they now are, only they are to have wages
lor tueir idoor. oiiu, is presumeu iuui
many of them will flee to the Union army
for protection. But let us, if possible,
make sure of their hearty co-oporation.
For this purpose, would it not be well for
Congress to pas3 a law allowing to every
colored soldier, at the close of the war, a
small farm, from the confiscated lands of the
rebels ? Such an offer would bo a strong
inducement to colored men to enlisj. They
would thus gain something valuable in
addition to their freedom. They would see
that we mean to deal kindly by them, and
do not offer them their freedom simply for
But further, a small homestead for color
ed soldiers is nothing more than an act of
common justice. For many long years the
slaves have given unrequited toil to their
masters. Now the day of reckoning has
come. Let them receive some, at least of
the long arrearages which are due them.
And especially if they expose their lives on
the battle-field, they should be encouraged,
just as white soldiers are, by the hope of
some generous reward.
Again, a small homestead for colored sol
diers would do something towards settling
the question of what is to be done with the
slaves when free. They will at ouce be
surrounded by a happy home influence, be
cause they will have a home of their own.
They will be much more likely to become
at once peaceable, orderly and industrious
than they would if, when freed from bond
age, they should find themselves without
any certain dwelling place. Colored men
are said to have strong local attainments.
Then, let them, and us, too, havo all the
benefit of such attachment. So far as con
venient, let each colored soldier ha-e a slice
off from bis master's farm. He needs but
a few acres. His wants nro quite limited,
and for some years he would probably
choose to labor, at least a portion of bis
time, for wages. But let him have a home,
where he cau gather around him the thous
and little attractions and comforts which
belong to home. W. T.
m m t
Marmaduke Attacks Springfield and 13 Repubed.
St. Louis, Jan. 9.
News by telegraph direct from Spring
field was received at headquarters at 8
o'clock last evening, from Mr. Wooding,
the telegraph operator at that post. At
about 4 P. M., he whs compelled to abandon
his offioe at Gen. Brown's headquarters, in
the southwestern part of the town. Four
.shells had been thrown mto the building,
one of them falling at the operator's feet,
lie thereupon conveyed all his portable
pparatu3 to the Quartermastors's office, in
tbe central square of the town, and reversed
the connection. Taking his musket, he
joined the troops in defending the place,
and remained until the enemy retired at
A telegraphic dispatch this morning from
Holla, states that the latest communication
received from Springfield was at 3 A. m., at
which hour all was well. An attack was
expected at 4 A. M, Gen. Brown's arm
aud shoulder were badly shattered, but he
remained cool, collected and confident.
xVfter 3 p. M. it was discovered that the
wires were cut between Springfield and
Lebanon. An escort has been ordered from
Lebanon, with a party of workmen, to re
pair the wire and renew the connection.
A dispatch from St Louis, dated the 10th
say3 : Mr. Wooding, telegraph operator,
arrived last evening at Lebanon, and thence
transmitted to Gen. Curtis the following
Springfield, Jan. 10.
To Maj. Gen. Curtis :
The enemy attacked us on the 8th, about
4 to G000 strong, with three pieces of artil
lery, under command of Marmaduke, Bur
bridge, Shelby, McDonald and others.
They fought from ten o'clock till after
dark, but were repulsed at every advance.
On the morning of the 9th they made a
demonstration in full force from another
point. We made such preparation to meet
them as we had at our command, but finally
they retreated. They then divided their
forces, one portion going to Sand Spring,
and the other moving off on the Rock river
road. We did not have a force sufficient to
follow. Reinforcements of Enrolled Mili
tia arriving during the night, I sent early
this morning what force could be spared to
follow them, harrass them and report their
movements. Nothing is yet heard from
Gens. Hcrron or Warren.
To Mr. Wooding, the telegrapher of
Springfield, the public is indebted for addi
tional particulars of the Springfield fight.
He left that place at 6 A. M., Saturday,
bearing Col. Crabb's dipsatch :
Lebanon, Mo., Jan. 119 p. m.
Oar loss is 17 killed, three died since
the fight. We buried from 30 to 35 of the
rebel dead, and they carried many off tbe
field. I understand that among others we
took one Major prisoner. Everything is
quiet there now. The telegraph is nearly
wholly destroyed front Springfield to Sand
Spring, twenty-four miles east. We fought
from forts, rifle pits and behind fences, be
sides some charges by cavalry. My assist'
ant operator, Briggs, of the 94th Illinois,
was killed. There was but little of the
town destroyed, and that was done by oar
troops to clear the field.- Tbe 'Enrolled
Militia fought heroically. If it bad not
been for their bravery I do lot think
I'aW have held the place. Woodiso.
Bpgagfield Captured Xarga-AawBat-of Property
Probably Deatrayea. v
A dispatch was received by Col. Burris,
yesterday afternoon, stating that Springfield
was in possession of the rebels. The dis
patch contained no particulars.
Marmaduke attacked the place on the 8th
with 8,000 men, since which time tho fight
ing has doubtless been very heavy, judging
from the dispatches to Gen, Curtis ou the
first day of the attack.
There were some ten or fifteen million
dollars worth of Government property at
that place, which was doubtless destroyed
by them, if not by the Federate when de
feat became inevitable. The late fight with
Blunt must have reduced their transporting
facilities to such a degree that the captured
property could not benefit them materially.
They were certainly driven to the bold
move by starvation, and the possession of
Springfield was the onlf possible chance for
opening communication to a region where
their wants could be satisfied.
Now, where is Hinduiau's army, which
must still consist of at least 15,000 men,
after sending Marmaduke to Sprinfigcld?
The whole Manoeuvre looks very much as
though nindman's retreat was for the pur
pose of drawing Blunt away from his maiu
suDnlies. the possibility of his relieving
Springfield, and then get in his rear. What
the next move will be is hard to determine.
Leav. Conservative, 11th.
Since the above was in type other dis
patches have been received, which we pub
lish in another column, showiug that the
aboye is without foundation, and that the
rebels were badly whipped.
Fight at Galveston, Texas.
New York, Jan. 11.
The steamer Creole arrived to-night,
from New Orleans on the 3d. She brings
dispatches to Gen, Uallcck. She passed
several gunboats bound up the river; also
the transport Merrimao, with troops, at thi
Southwest Pass; also the gunboat Ken
singtou. The Purser reports :
By the arrival of the gunboat Clifton, at
Southwest Pass, the evening of the 3d, 1
learn that early on the 1st the rebels made
an attack, by land and water, on tho Feder
al forces at Galveston. Our gunboats were
attacked by five rebel steamers, protected b)
double rows of bales of cotton, and loaded
with troops armed with rifled muskets, i0c.
The Harriet Lane was captured by boarding,
after about all her officers, iueluding Capt,
Wainright aud Lieut. Lee, and the crew.
130 all told, had been killed by niusketrj
from the rebel steamers. My informant
states that but one or two of the onicers.
aud but. 12 or 15 of the crew, escaped
death. The gunboats Clifton and Owasci
were engaged, and escaped, the formei
losing no men, and but one wounded. Th
Owasco lost one killed and thirteen wound
ed. Two barks loaicd with coal fell intt
the hands of the enemy. The Weslfield
the flag-ship of Com. Renshaw, was no:
engaged, being ashore in another channel.
Her crew were transferred to transports, am.
Renshaw, feariug she would fall into tin
hands of the rebels, blew her up. I3yso:uc
mismanagement, or accident, the explosioi.
occurred before the boat containing Com
Renshaw, Lieut. Zimmerman and the boat'.-
crew, got away, and they were blown uj
with the ship. All the IKet arc on then
way to New Orleaus. Tho rebel force wa
estimated at about 5000, under Gen. Ma
ruder. Our land force, under Col. Bur-
rol, of Mass., probadiy did not exceed 300
the residue not having arrived, or not beiui;
disembarked in time to fight. Our loss u
estimated at from 150 to 200 killed, aud
200 taken prisoners, the navy suffering
most. It is thought the rebel loss war-
greater, as our gunboats were firing grape
shut and canister continually m their midst
The rebels had several batteries on shore.
The National troops were on one of the long
wharves, and it is said repulsed three
charges of the enemy before they surrend
ered. Blockade Breakors Moat.
Private letters from London say the new
list of blockade breakers, as we call them
here, comprise the Justitia, Jura, Forth,
Wave, Queen, Calypso, Royal, Pride, Albi
no, Douro, Denbigh, and Beacon, all steam
ers, and all but the last owned by Lindsley.
The following uamed vessels cleared from
Livarpooi before tbe 28th of November,
Peep 'o Day, Mary Francis, Charmer, Mon
mouth, Digby, Matinee, Queen of C. S. A..
and Swan. There are now at sea about 40
blockade breakers, that have been fitted out
and loaded in British ports. Large quan
tities of rebel bonds have been sold in
England at five shillings on the pound.
These bonds are secured in cotton at seven
eents per pound. They have been mostly
taken by merchants and manufacturers, and
tbe rebels have already raised the sum of
750,000, which accounts for their ability
to purchase so many steamers. Later let
ters also contain the following on the same
Six more blockade breakers have been
bought by the rebels. These vessels are
laden with arms, powder, clothes, shoes,
medicines, and all domestic things now
needed in the South.
There are rumors that Chase will posi
tively resign his position in tbe Cabinet
within the next fortnight, based chiefly, it
is supposed, upon the fact that he is under
stood to bare said be would. It is known
that be feel very keenly tbe rejection of
bis financial recommendations by the Com
mittee of Ways and Means. A member of
that committee says he told him that be
would resign if they ignored his policy. On
tbe other hand, there are some grave rea
sons for doubting the whole ramor, and for
the present it is quite safe to await for
Gov. Robinson has retired from the
Gubernatorial duties of this Commonwealth. '
Dei tjytattoa Abms; 1ke Qra Refugee.
We find the followingrin the Fort Scott
"But few of our citizons have any. knowl
edge of the amount of sufferine that exists
among the Union refugee families in and
about this place. On Monday night, a
poor woman, in a shanty on tbe bottom,
gave birth to twins. In "the morning she "
was discovered in a most pitiable condition.
One had died f0r want of care the poo'r
mother having neither clothes to cover itr
nor fire to keepout the pinching cold. As
soon as bet situation was made known,
several ladies called upon her and provided
her with such things as would add to her
comfort, in the shape of clothing, food and
fuel. There is more suffering among these,
poor families than can be realized ; many
of whom have seen better days, and been
provided with this world's goods; hut the
'great crime" was perpetrated they were
robbed of their property, and in most in
stances obliged to seek personal safely in
flight. They aro among us, demanding;
our sympathies and our charity. They
should have both, and in no stinting man
ner. A plan should at once be set on foot
looking to their immediate relief. Tho
harden part of the winter is yet to come,
and without something is done, and done
soon, theit sufferings will be intense and
beyond endurance. Who will make the
first move in the matter ?"
What Archbishop Hughes Savs.
Archbishop Hughes, of New York, is re
ported to have said lately :
" No culightened Catholic can bo a Se
cessionist, or adhere to a party whose car
dinal priuciple is the perpetuation of slavery
without becoming recreant to his faith, and
defying the thunders of tho Vatican." ;J
Notice is hereby given that I will offer for
sale, at Public Auction, at the door or tho
Court House m Junction City, in tbe county of
Davis, on tbe 23J day of February, a. p., 1863,
at 2 o'clock, p. ji. of said day, all tbe right,
title aud interest of Waters Vt Herbert in and
to th e following described Keal Eetnte.
situated in Cuddy's Additioa to Junction.
City, in the county of Davis and State of Kan
sas, to-wit : Lots G and S in block 1 , lota S and
'.) iu block 2, lots 1, 3, G and 8 in block 4, lots
I, 2, 3 and 0 in block o, lots 2. 9 and 19 in
block 7, lots 8 and 19 in block 8, lots 14 and 15
in block 9, lots 11 aud 18 in block 13, lots 1G
did IS in block 11, lota 18 and 19 in block 22,
lots 17 aud 19 iu block 21, lots G and 7 in block
27, and lot 17 in block 29. Said property will
he sold f-r cash in band, by virtue of, and to
satisfy, an Order Sale, in favor of Wm. Streeter
ind agninst the above named Waler3 V. Her
I rrt, issued by the Clerk of the 3d District
t;ourt of the county of Dans, and to 111c di
rected as Sheriff of flaid county.
Given under my hand this the 17th day
jf January, A. D. 1863.
A. W. CALLED,
nl2 7t pf $10.50. Sheriff".
Notice is hereby given that I will offer for
sale, at Public Auction, at the doei of the
Court Hcuac iu Junction City, in the county of
Davis, on the 17th day of February, A. D.
18G8. at 2 o'clock p u. of said day, the follow-
itig Ileal Estate, to-wit : Lota No. G and 7, iu
)lck No. 8, with the appurtenance thereon
alien on an Order of Sale iu favor of John
Ijindsley, issued by tho Third District Court of
lie county uf Davis and to mo directed as
Sheriff of said county.
Given under my hind this the 10th day of
January, A. D. 18G3. A. W. CALLEN.
Notice ia hereby given that letters of Admin
istration were granted to the undersigned Aug.
23d, 18G2, by John I'ipher, Trobate Judge of
lliley county, Kansas, as Administrator of thu
Estate of Henry Reynolds, deceased. All per
sons indebted to said estate are requested to,
make immediate settlement of the same ; aud
all persons having demands against said estate
arc required to exhibit them to the Administra
tor, to be allowed, within oae year from tho
date of thee letters, or tbey maybe precluded
from any benefit of said estate ; and if such
claims are not exhibited within three years
from the date of these letters, they may be
forever debarred. R. C. WHITNF.V,
Administrator of the Estate of Henry
Reynolds, deceased. n11-4t$5.
Notice is hereby given that I will offer for
sale at Public Auction, at the door of tho
Court House in Junction City, in the county nf
Davis, on the 16th day of February, A. D. 1863
at 2 o'clock, p, m. of said day, all the right
title and interest of Qeo. W. Kingsbnry in and
to the following described Real Estate, to-wit :
Lot No. 6 in block No. 38, lot 18 in block 27.
lot 17 in block 15, lot 6 in block 7, atd lota 1(X,
and 11 in block 20, situated in Cuddy's Addi
tion to Junction City, in the county of Davi
and State of Kansas ; also lot 17 in block six
ty, in the city of Junction, and county and
State aforesi-id. Said property will be sold by
virtue of and to satisfy aa Order of Sale ia
favor of Wm. S. Blakelv and ajroisst the abov
named George W. Kingsbury, issued by the 3d
District Court or the ceuniy 01 issvis, ana 10
me directed as Sheriff of said cooaty.
Given under my hand this the 10th day of
January, A. I), 1803.
petition for Divorce.
Jane Backer, Plaintiff, 1 In the Third Ju-
against j-dicial Dist Court,
David T. Backer, Pef 't. J within and for the
county of Davis, et. al. attached, in the State
David T. Backer, of parts unknown, will take
notice that Jane Backer, of the county of
Davis, in the State of Kansaa, did, on the Slst
day ef December, 1862, file her petition, ia the
court aforesaid, against the said David T. Bae
ker, defendant, praying that she aaay be di
vorced from the said defendant for the cans
that he, the said defendant, was, on the 23d
day of October, I860, guilty of extreme cruelty
towards the said plaintiff, withoat aay jast
cause or provocation on her part ; aad tbe Mid
David T. Backer it aotified that he ia reqaired
to appear and answer said petition onorbefort
the 21st day of February, 18G3.
Jan. 5, 18G3. r J Backs. 7,
Attest, By S. B. White, her Att'y.
R. D. Mobley, Clerk. nll.7t.
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