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(J -J I t ! it. r ( jUP ' ):iFee3oty. G. W. BBOWX C. PRINTED BY STEAM. Wusar$lry, 0ctolr 21, 5I. - - IT II, A- BtLLMCS Esq., i. onr authorized General Agent tot the Herald of Freedom, and all his contract pertai-i-g to the paper will be binding on the rm. Lttts addrffaed to us at Bufialo, N. Y.. will be promptly alieoded to by him. r. It a3rd him. pleasure at auy lima to f ireaoj information in bi power relat ing to Kansas. . Emigrating parties passing through fiaS'alo are reqaested to give Lira a call at his ofCre No. Main afreet. To th Reader. " As early as, the middle of March last we signified our - intention, through' the columns of the ConneavtvUle Weekly Courier a paper v?e then published in PennsylTani to locate in Kansas, on - certain condition., which are shadowed forth in the following extract which we copy from that journal : . "If we can dispose of our property here, so as not to suffer too great a sacrifice, or hazard the existence of the Courier can obtain one hundred families to emigrate to the ama locality, at the same time and the. Nebraika-Kansitt liU shall become a lav, by which slavery 'shall Le permitted to enter that fertile region then we will -tart with our household gods'. for some locality on the eastern borders of Kansas Territory, and contribute our humble influ ence in beating back the advancing hordes of southern chivalry and their 'human chat- j tels;' and wiih the aid of the Press will in- j vit the free sons ot the North to contrib ute their r.hare in -building up an empir there which t-h all l-e sacred to Freedom. Slavery shall never be permitted to ex tend it-t blighting influ.-nce over the. wes tern rall.y of the ?Jia..juti and itr. tribu taii." " ' All the conditions. included in the fore, going paragraph have been liteiall? fultill fcd, and in accordance with that r"lv the Herald of Freedom is now established in thb territoiy. ' TVe have no promises tn mate, nor no lengthy programme to ghe the public, othT than the fu-t tlat w have pnbli- ld . an independent pajfr fr the l:v.l 4ven years, and in undertaking the nil ire snjer- vision of the" ' Herald of Freedom, with ruch assistance the cireumstanc&s may demand, we expect to remain uutramtnel ed. In favor of the greatest amount of human freedom, and opposed to wrong in all its form's it if expected that ur views will occasionally conflict with thue who differ f rein us. I n d I our d i fterences, how ever, we will IalKr t.o. a voi. I unjdeasan t nefa, or anything whih partakes of a malevolent spirit. ' " Our great object is to make Kansas a free State ; anl to that end we shall la bor by encouraging emigration. It is not our purpose to engage- in a crusade against our southern brethren, nor upon their institutions, so long as confined within their legitimate sphere. Our field is Kas- Tsrand'Aer-'wesiiall labor and here shall .erect anew the altar of Libkrtt. JBT Dfldaration of American Inde- "pifdenco iirie hand and the Constitution of the Republican the other we engage in a defensive warfare for the Right. We firmly believe that victory will crown the efforts of the Sons of Freedom-; but the struggle will bo long and arduous. We may be stricken down at first, but r.ot de feated. ' With this simple declaration we launch our humble barque ou the wide sea of pub lic opinion, and trust that propitious winds and favorable currents may glide us swift ly to our destined port. " Raad and Ponder. It is said there is a company established at Antwerp, for the purpose of forwarding convicts to this country, and that the au thorities pay a premium on each one sent over by tbe company. Arrests have late ly been made, but nothing definite could be proven, and so the newly arrived male factors are let loose upon us. These are a sample of the 'settlers" to be forvarded to our new States and Territories by the newly invented 'Western Emigrating As sociations." ' We clip the above from a New York paper, with the view of showing our read ers the character of the arguments which a hireling press are disposed to use against the Pioneers for Freedom in Kansas. Could the author of that vile dander have ceen the amplea" of settl-ta,' which have already, and are hourly pouring into this Territory, through the influence of the newly .invented Emigrant Aid Associ ationsjhe would hang his head with shame, and retire into souse obscure garret in his native city to reflect upon his own insig nificance compared with the hiih intellect ual and moral endowments, and real per sonal woith of those he-l5.ses with the convicta of Antwerp. ' We assert, and that t'eaileta :of contra diction from any one who has personal knowledge upon the subject, that there never was a more ''intelligent, industrious and worthy population who emigrated to a new country, than are thoYe.who have, or about r hx-aUosc in Kaufcv In every laudable enterprise, befor- leaviug their eatera homes, they were foremost; and in locating here they have the rood of humanity at heart. .Tliey come to erect anew the hreside circle, and worship at the altar 'of Freedom. The tiible k in one hand, and the ecliool Kokin the olh er. Schools, Colleges and Chtttvlies are not the offshoot of , 'Antwerp convicts; and yet, " wherever the eastern settler' makes a location these will follow as a matter of course. - The Maachusetk Emi grant Aid Company have already instruct ed their agents to commence immediately the erection of scaool houses at their ex penie, aul to give every encouragement in tneir power to toe Duuamg ot cnurcnes. y Tne Nest Number. ' ; We 6all not issue number two of the Herald of Freedom until the last week in October, so as to give us time to get our arrangements fully completed for the winter.' We wish in the. 'mean time to in crease our list, and trust every friend of the enterprise wut beactiye, and get as many subscribers as possible and forward them immediately to "our address at Buf- : falo, 4. where we have opened aa of- bee permanaaMy .to receive subscriptions. Our ?nt there wDl forward daffy lists to us, eo thatn? delay will be occisioned to fubscribsrs. V- .' - : - v 3 : - Httl in Kansas. - . Fire hundred thousand settlers can I accommodated with the best lands in the world by locating immediately in thk Ter ritory. Thesoil is of this richest character, varying from eighteen inches to five feet iii" depth;' the climate ksalubriou.y the thermometer rarely or never rising above 105 degrees in the shade. In Pennsylva nia, where we resided daring the last Mm. the high altitude of the country . The mc-r, it stood for days in succession at 106 j positive state, attacking and overwMrning j pl3 of civil and religious liifty, whkjjWl that our arrahgeinente an . pef&oted, I iw'JIeruld oj Freeilani. , the wrttf r ai-jj SAXX Kan-- enterprise is so" full of deg.from ten o'clock-in iW-'foreaooo'' ito t every lesxer ageiuiy.anvLoUiaole, an.l.ll-1 forms.the.ask. :hereoa..ikes virutl.lks' i lLtlihuiia'-g-Uy: . do j hidt to goes on toy: v : j i.j promke F never for one mo three in the afterno;.n. The winters are !- "? ' fverJ avenue in the . mal ajKh.j.. at this time w akl; we nJnl n,;rtaintS tbe idea tliat it .could comparativelv mild with us. though ib-:lh '1: ifto'fi.. establish thWn it wM to M by . " . i lh the&.ii by a i done. , criminating mind to unmaskSlawrv andf vnur aiui iudomitable enerlrv v and lect to, neouent chancres on account, oti fi nn.l- nreesriona - tenn- while- tln basis of all laws, cousUtutiorw, and oVih-'AWntWiati of Pennsvlvania. and I .i. i ' e .k' r ... f V "Ht ,K WW i ry ' i . . - w- , - t niri 1 1 tr tMi i-iii?-t.csr i i'iib i i ......tit . productions of : Missouri, Kentucky and ' defies displacement u ,1.-4 a i " What -hall be thei Ohio grow herein great abundance. A;... fln 1 pies, peaches and pears seem well adapted to the soil. Mr. Walker, the intelligent proviso-al Governor of the Wyandot In dians, and formerly from northern Ohio, says he raises annually the most luscious peaches . he ever saw. Mekms gro of! mammoth proportions. Thrrrltiirlst Kn ct!t a now hr.m in the West should not stop to- make a location until he has visited this Territory. The organized emigration of the world is now turned towards it, and it possesses ad - - -r ' vantases on tms account wnicn are not offered by any western State. In December last, the Superintendant of Indian affairs for the Indian territory, in his annual report, said, in substance, "Aside from the government agents, troops and missionaries, there are not at this time, three white inhabitants in all that region lying west of the Missouri, ami embraced in the limit, of Kansas and Nebraska." But ten months have passed since then, and now, instead of a population enumer ate by a monosyllable, there are many tlionrnds fettled all over the country, and hundreds are jhu iug in daily, felecting ard staking out fann. on which they purjiofe locating with their families. We confidently piedirt that in less than a year from this time, we shall mun- j ler fully one bundled thousand souls. The times indicate it. In all the northern States; ' indeed, in nearly even county, ther are movements Kansas-ward, and frequently the numbers are so great as to deteriorate the value of property, part ici Iaily real estate. And why not! ; Lands in many p.irLsof the north, not favorably located for a market, or peculiarly produc tive, command from thirty ' to fifty and seventy-five dollars per acre. Here the government price is but one dollar and twenty-five cents, and the title deeds are from the government, hence no question as to their validity. The cost of turning over the prairies ranges from two to three dollars an acre. The first crop usually of corn will pay the expenses of culture; then the farmer with his hundred acres of the richest land in the world, perfectly subdued,' and capa ble of raising any species of vegetation, finds it costing him but from three hun dred and seventy-five 'rofbur hundred dol lars. It k in a condition which twenty years of hard labor in a timbered country cannot make it ; and he finds himself en abled 'to produce a luxuriant crop of vege tation with nearly one-third the labor re quired on the hardpari soil of most of the northern and middle Slates. It is true many of the conveniences of a timbered country are wanting here; but these can all be supplied by the hand of labor. "But, Vays the inquirer, "what will be done for fences? You have no timber, or not suficient, to bo used for fencing purposes, and it appears to me im possible to get along in such a country." In some of the western prairie btates thev have got along very well without timber, apd here, in Kansas, w e expect to get along still better. The Osage Orange, which is used for Ledges, grows m . three years, and produces a natural fence capable of turning aside the largest animals. ,. The seventy of the winter in more northern latitudes makes this useless to. the prairie farmers of Iowa and Wisconsin ; but here it wi'l increase in value from year to year, and is worth more than a dozen rail fences, which cost such an immense amount of labor to erect. it k objected lliat our market k too far removed. To those who are not at all ac quainted with our position in the Repub lic, the objection k insuperable; but to those who have observed that we have an excellent water communication : with all parts of the .world; and that in two years, at the further. t, we shall be banded with iron, and a railroad connecting us with Boston and New York, along which the steam horse will be propelled at the rate of from thiity to forty miles an hour, the. objection is worthless. The whole valley of the Mississippi will furnish us, a market, & will the government trains bvh toss the plains to New Mexico and the Rocky mouutains to Utah, California, Oregon and Washington Territory. Be sides this we expect a large home market; for mechanics have already commenced, jounng in iy thousand, and the numer ous articles which are imported into other western States will be man u fact uredamono- us. Agricultural implements of every species, which are usually made in the eastern States, will be constructed in the Kansas Valley. , We are already talking of our commercial city, which we claim is to rival the growth of any' western. town. Chicago. with its population of 70,000 in twenty-two years, will find her growth less rapid than the great City of tne riainsj.wnicn s to te toe nait-way house between the Atlantic and Pacific, and the commercial emporium of North America. The Pacific Railway wQl be completed during tbe next ten years. It must nec essarily pass along the southern bank of tbe Kansas and up one ot. its principal tributaries to the south pass in the Rocky mountains. While thk road k hfiiii con structed the surplus products of the rich farms which fancy sees already, covered with "bending grain and golden-rinded fruit," w ill be neede4 to supply the wants of its laborers, ant the money will be required in return to meet the incident- arwants of the Kansas firmer. Again we sayr send on the five hundred thousand farmers, mechanics and artisan?, and we will pledge them the mostbeauti ful farms and the richest country in all the bounties of nature which the sun of heaven ever shoae upoxu -ry- The Abort gtaes. . The race r of Indians mut , ever figure corpicupii&iy upon ' the opcniog page of par Jterritoriai-historv.; What to them are to be the reciting jfcBects flowing from the organization and settlement of these ter ritories Jfeir mode' of lifckan un- arroed condition, without inherent vitality or power of resistance while civilization j Woggremve, aa '. well as" pro'gremve; ' a civilize! man seizes it -wiih a gra?p that eir future destiny in j this Republic is an important and inter esticg question, and onghi to win the warmest pympaf tues ot te piiUantnropt ctes snau ue i;n5i ereu as articles oi com and the wisest and mc?t beneficent action j pact, 'between the original States and the of the" Federal Government. Are they j tate3 in tLe ! Or are they to fade from or.r sight, as from P8r the echo of thair f.xL-teps; in i the primeval fore?.t once their own. ! Without a written lansnae -without a city a government without a record fieetinsr as the deer, or the wild-fowl, h tenants of their hunting grounds; must the race, like their council fire become extinct, leaving only the arrow-head, the r-.". A a t:t" t: tK y.l ror nrl-e rf ' o-rf cr j . - - tomoea Desiae tneir Dones, at once ine lo- ken of their superstitions and the proof of their existence There t is room 'for phi lanthropy, and cause for public and per petual sympathy. : This Republic k ac countable to the civilized world for the disposal it makes of the Indians. Is it enough that the system . of super vkion adopted by the National Govern ment, find its highest aim and vltimatum in the adjustment of their difficulties from day to day f Or, should it not look above and beyond these temporary considera tions, to their final fitness for, elevation to, and enjoyment uf, the rights and privileg es of American eitizen?diip ? All they can receive all we can yive, in exchange for their birthright, won by aggressive civilization,' k protection and instruction.- They have reached out their hands and laid hold of the implements of agriculture, and opened their minds to the liht of knowledge."- Shall they crave in vain? When the "pale-faces" first came over the waters in their winged canoes, the red man was lord of the soil ; he held an in defeasible title from the Great and Merci ful Spirit; he roamed majestically, like a lion, over his own domain, without offense, ami without fear;, he took the feeble pale faces to his lair, and gave : them food, and warmth, and foothold. Now they are a mighty people, while the red man hasteth to his decliae. Solitary, yet proud in his desolationj he stands like a t.turdy oak in the midst of a prairie, with the winds of adversity shrieking through its branches and withering its verdure, with a fire kin dled on its roots, -and' the worm in the trunk sapping from its heart," vitality. Forced from the spot where the bones of his people rest, he sees floating past him toward the setting sun, Ihe wreck of his j wigwam, and hears,- without the power of relief, the wail of his kindred; he Reeks j for hk couhcil-fire, but abides in darknejs; j he calls for'his home, arid echo mocks him ; he asks for his kindred, and a spirit speaks from the cloud of adversity, to tell him they ar not of earth. " ' It is not enough that we plead "mani fest destiny," in relation to the decline of the red man. Let the national govern ment, let philanthropists see to it, that no principle of -justice k violated, no effort omitted, no meat? untried, to rescue them from their perilous -'condition; let all be done that right can accomplish, or wk- dom suggest, ana enough will still remain over which to lament in the unpropitious fate of the alongmes. Shield them against future aggressions, mature and practically apply such a sys tem of supervision ai;d instruction as will ultimately raise them' froni the rudeness of Indian lifey to 1 the possession and en joyment of the rights and privileges com mon to ourselves. ''He that ruleth over men should be just.n : ' But a few years are necessary to achieve these magnificent results in relation to the Indians of these territories, and place their "manifest destiny on aJbasis at once grand and indestructible, and make thsm broth ers by civil as well as by natural ligaments. They are o more savages by nature than pale-faces have as strong a natural ten dency to what they regard as moral obli gationdo not lack ability nor public spirit and it k not believed to be aa ex uberant fancy which suggests that they are apt and teachable that they are not destitute of, those qualities of head or heart which constitute true -manhood ; that conspicuous talent, and the brightest genius may" emanate from the Indian citi zen ;and hold a high position in the civil history of thk great Republic. ; A prom inent feature in the mind of Washington was the early attention the 'deep solici tude with which he regarded the future welfare of the Indian race; it was also a favorite element in the P 1 policy '"of Jeffer son's administration. Here,' then, k an almost untried field wherein philanthropy may labor, and crown itself with-imper-khable glorv a field 'wild and destitute of laborers as the territory of the Kansas. Would to Heaven U "could have exhibited hitherto the moral splendor it k so potent to sustiiiK ; s ' -i i ' ' " .:. Bread 8tj ' ';v Our friends in the' eastern ' States who contemplate emigrating west, will never find a more favorable time for doing so than during: the 5 present - season. . . The protracted drouth : throughout the entire eastern and middle States has cut off ev ery' species of vegetation, save wheat and the early spring crc.ps; the result is, the cost of. living there for the. year to come, wellbe'e6rm6as.-..-"-i.----....v;;A y- , k . In the States of: Iowa, western' IDiook and Wisconsin there k a bountiful yield of all kinds of grain, and with our direct water communication with those States it k but reasonable to suppose that we shall be enabled to buy our bread stuffs at rea sonsUe prices, while in more distant parts of the country they will be exorbitant. Let our friends in the east who are think ing of remoying west amsider thk subject well, and deside whether it would not be easier to come where grain can be purchas ed in great abundance than to transport it so great a distance to thenv . . The Emigrant Aid Company . promise to import provisions here in large quanti ties, acd sell it at only remunerating prices, so that no person residing here need have apprehensions of a scarcity during tbe en suing year. ; After thk year it k presum ed that sufficient provisions will be crown 1 in the territory to satisfy the ded. ;;;.. Promised aKa. How comes it that Kansas k the jrom- ised land? snd to whom k the proinke! oar readers that we go to pres with this, On .iha" 13th day of July, 1787,?' the J inar r4.amrer" of the Herald ofFree Congress of the United States passed aaj , without '.the aid of any of.the able ordinance for the government of the ter- j corps of; istnts which- wft Jiave en ritofy of the United State northwest off yaged oa its column and who. will be the river POhio." PTbk i-Vina'nw'idTifSfHli.us in. future, and : contribute . largely prescribing the" government, proceed-- towards" mating the paper all its most "and for extending the fundamental priDldeyott fwerHi;"deireit hail be. We ! ernments which fttrever hereafter shall I j formed in the. said territory and it is j hereby ordained and declared, by the au j thorily aV following arti- forever remain unalterable, unless by ccm- ! on enU Six articles then follow all of which, with the Declaration of Independence, and the 8th section of the act admitting Mhh souri into the Union, ought to appear in every spelling book used in the schools of J Kansas the sixth m these words: "Aei. 6. There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said terrif tory, otnerwise tnan in tne punisnment 01 crime, whereof the party shall have beea duly convicted : provided, always, that anyj person escaping into the same, from whom labor or service is lawfully claimed in any one of the original States, , such fugitive may be lawfully reclaimed, and convey edj to the person claiming his or her-labor or service as aforesaid." , . t The 8th section of the act of 1 820, admitting Missouri, k word for word with this' 6th article of compact, and m its promise, comprehends Kansas and Nebras ka -this promise being to non-fclavehold-eis, and to all opposed to the principles of slavery, who have for thirty-fouryears been sojourning towards the land of promise; the law all he while being to them "by day a pillar of cloud to lead them on the way, and by night a pillar of fire to give them light," until, all of a sudden, as by some unseen hand, thk light has been ex tinguished, leaving the children of prom ise in, utter darkness. But hark! they hear a voice proceeding from darkness; it seems a stranger's, blandly saying, "It being the true intent and meaning of thk act, not to legklate slavery into any terri tory, or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic insti tutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the. United States." This forcibly calk to mind the Devil's ad vent into Paradiw "Ye shall not surely die, for God doth know, that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be open ed and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil." . It sounds, too. very like the voice that, for but one vote, offered all tjifSeto York Ex, ton.ioiTja ot i nri earui. ; . Slavery and freedom, "good and evil," y cot 1 .ft-v. all k-Iw. I . o . . . 45i door-poeu, and with their loins "crirdi shoes on their feet, and Stan in-their hand, are, like the Israelites of old, in haste for Kansas; and upon their own right arms now depends the ksue. A Word to Emigrants. With one of the most salubrious eli mates in the world, we think Kansas Ter ritory offers inducements to the enterpri sing emigrant for settling in it superior to any other country ; and yet we would im press upon them the advantage of locating in the fall, or early in the winter, in pref erence to the spring. With every country, though no more than a hundred miles dis tant from another, there k a change in climate, to which we must become accli-! mated if we would enjoy good health. All experience has demonstrated that u tumn and winter best prepares the human constitution for atmospheric changes. He who locates in a new country during these I seasons k seldom affected by the diseases peculiar to the climate, whikt he who re moves in the spring too often falls a prey to what appears to him an uncongenial temperature. , It k apprehended by some that there will be much suffering from those who lo cate among us this fall, from the want of the necessaries oT life, and protection from the inclemency of the weather; but let all such remember that money, or that of which money is the representative labor will supply both of these wants here, and at a much lower rate than they can be j supplied in the eastern cities. -Those, however, whov wish to enjoy the luxuries of life in abundance, and who are not wil ling to forego a little present ill for a fu ture competence, have no business in the territory, and we advise them oy all means to remain behind. Those of us who have located in Kansas have done so with the view of building op a great and powerful Statei , We make it our permanent homes, and design it as the abode bf-ourchijdren. Cities, prosperous Tillages and cultivated fields must soon take the pkee of desola tion ; and schools, academies, colleges and churches are destined, in a very few years, to decorate eyery hill side. Who k there whose brow indicates intelligence, and ev ery action energy of purpose, who k not desirous : of contrilmting hk influence -in moulding the destinies of the future com monwealth. Come on then mow, thk very reason, and the thousands who are but a few months ahead of you will welcome you cordially to their homes, and extend to yon every aid and protection in their power. ' -:- - -" k- ov. Editorial Department. - We regret that we are compelled to go to press with this, number of our paper without, the aid of any of our interesting corps of AssktanU They are all engaged, and will be at their respective posts be fore the next number isksoed. i We have tourist engaged who promises to vkit the different settlements and sections of the territory, and keep our readers fully, advis ed of, the their progress and prospects. As soon as the tenixrd Legislature k organized we shall hare a reporter in that body. No pains or expense will be spared to make the Herald or Fnzrot all its nm?o3 friend, desire, Gcr Assistants. V " ; PWe rr-grei the necessity of saying to formerly editor and - publisher of a very of the literary department. Besides thi we have in our employ a gnuluate of Ber lin University, who k familiar with the classics and several modern European lan guages and their respective , literatures, who will devote his whole lime to enrich ing; our columns with his productions. - I Another gentleman of much experience, and "an excellent poet by tue way,, will of- jficktaa tourist, make thorough observa tions in eyery part of the Territory, and report upon the character of the soil, and the progress of the settlement. His let ters describing life on the frontier, will be invaluable, and will be perused with deep interest in every circle, f ; We shall give the columns of the Herald , our personal snpervkiou, and contribute such articles on the various topics of the day 83 our judg ment shall dictate. ... . -- f y : -- Besides thk we have, the promise of communications from; some of : the shiest writers . and f statesmen in the Eastern States. It k our determination to publish aa original , paper, devoted.to the inter ests of Kansas, and we feel confident that with our whole array of talent united up on it, we shall succeed in getting up a sheet which will be worthy a place at ev ery fire-side. . r , j . ; It may not be. improper to say in this connection, ithat , D. C. Barrett, Esq., late proof reader of. the . Washington Daily , GRobe, and formerly , foreman ou one of the Philadelphia papers, will take charge of our mechanical department. He k represented as a , gentleman of very superior qualifications, and hk arrival in time for our next issue is confidently ex pected." Our workmen are all persons of experience, , and some of them have for merly, been publishers in the Eastern cities. : - :. :.- i? , As we said when we commenced thi3 article, all , , the assktance enumerated above has been denied us in the issue of thk number; and we have been com pelled to fill every place unaided, in the editorial and -mechanical departments, and write most of our editoriak after the se vere physical exertion of feeding a power press to work off the whole outside edi tion of over twenty thousand copies, with out any person to exchange : places with us during the whole operat ion. Western. Emigrating .Associations. . ti- We .are not exactly advocates of "slave ry, but would preter it by . tar to a com munity composed of a people such as will soon occupy these new territories, if they are to be populated by,, Western" Emi gration Associations"- Extract from a Yes, sir, and you are fit to be a slave irself.- It would be a worse than pur- iiMt-'--i.lIti-i' fmvW i,ntfiiHliaterttil Copy-touV pajier fclt-s'w tit do society of such men as are to "ftccupy these new territories." You could not live among' them and entertain the selfish views you now do. -Your own moral and intellectual debasement would contrast so forciably with the "community" you speak of, it would induce you to retire at once into a more congenial social atmosphere. The vices of the cities or the degrading employment , of a Legree ' would letter lcome you than mingling with the free-1 lorn, liberty-loving, God-worshiping ?eo- j pie" who' who have settled the broad prai ries of Kansas as their future dwelling places. , . : .'' .';' " ' ' ' ' " i You "are not exactly the. advocate of slavery, but you would prefer it,M-no doubt, to a residence among us, on the same prin ciple that it k said ihe apostate fiend of darkness shrinks away from the region of celestial purity, to escape the eternal con ciousness of hk own' degradation. We hope that all who are so lost to shame will prefer the same condin tin, and keep out of thk community.' ' ' P ' : Steamer on the Kansas. ' It k desirable that s steamer of light draft be put in operation as. goon as possi ble, on the Kansas river. A small steam wheel boat, drawing not more than eight een inches of water, could ply on the riv er the most of the year, and be of im mense value to the new colony, besides paying great profits to the owner..- If some other plan k not resorted to soon, we propose a joint stock company be formed, aod means' sufficient raised from, this source. . ... , . -- .. - - y. - A" . . commnnication -.from J. E. Gould, Esq," of Armstrong county. Pa,' stated that a vessel of the kind described could be purchased, ready for service, for from $7,000 to $8,000. ; ,,TheEmigramV, Aid Company wfll give such an enterprise all the encouragement in their power, and if necessary to its success, if undertaken by energetic persons, will probably favor them with a liberal loan. ; . It may be proper to state in this con nection, that the steamer Excel, mention ed by Mr. Park inhk trip up the Kansas, has been withdrawn from the river. leavr ing us at this time with no mode of travel inland, after leaving the Missouri at Kan sas city, than private land conveyance, a very expensive and inconvenient mode of visiting the interior. . i 1 The Second Ksas Party. ; The second company of pioneers from the east to thk Territory, numbering be tween one and two hundred persons, had a noble reception in Albany, y Speeches were interchanged until a very late hour lietween the memlers of the . Company, and. the citizens, who had turned out by thousands to rap tha Kansan party. - s t L At Rochester the company were present ed with a beautifully bound Bible, the tide of which was inscribed" in gold, "To es TAELisn Civil ad 'Rsuomua Liber tt isr Ka3as."v; An rapproprkte a.! dress was ilelivered on the occasion by Hon. W;' C. Bios?, ?and ' rejJii-d U by Chas. IL BranseomW, Esq, - ho-, accom panied the pioneers from Mascachusetts, Ihe occasion was an interesting cnej and efongreKabere. ; r ' . - . .'h . '"Tg "5 "Suataln th Preis.'- --r ; r " ! A writerintho rational -Era, aa ear ly as J ii!y last, addressed an appesUo free aieiysnd begged them to a& in getting a pre ialolvarisas Territory which should jadioeate the light. At the time the ap- peal was putrfisneif, we were making et- j. forts to forward our press, aud had actu- ; liy issued the pntfpeetaa, nearly a month jprior to that jria.L fUrtlie mlIicatkn of wron(r . . Wa v.ni mv f-ip-.t. if vnu liave not already done it, to devis some plan to fiend us a press, and a man who will stand likea sea-girt rock, to hk post, till the great Kansas mass will feel that the people who ripe out. the God-ordained relation which man sustains to his broth er man, are out on a boundless sea, whose dark waters will, applied, continue to dash till all political, moral, and social good are engulphed a one common grave. "Am I asking ftnr.too much when I de sire you to send ' us a press, a suitable man to conduct it, and for a short time, assist us : with means ? Where can we make so profitable an investment, as we can to keep the cries and groans of Slave ry from this land ? : A little from each one will do the work, and will be better than a large : sum froni a few. Will you not aid us, and do it oon f Let us plant a moral cannon' on the hill of Fort Leav enworth, and then keep it supplied with moral, social, and political facts, till logic ally, we have spiked the enemy's last gun. Shall it be done ? ' -' f ' "I want every true friend of the slave have a share in the happy reflection, that when the hills of Kansas were being shrouded with slavish, perpetual night, and her valleys were ' beginning to clank with tbe poor man's chain, then it was that they had. a share in the great moral con flict which gave freedom for the tears and groans which would have went up from th is slave-cursed land, ror this reason I, as an individual wish it to be the strug gle of the friends of Freedom throughout thk Nation." Let each man share a little. Let it be a national J victory a- triumph of right over wrong." ' - '"' Whether we can meet the wants of the friends of freedom is the question to be tested, and it must ' be settled by, those who have the pecuniary ability to sustain an enterprise of this character, w hat we want; is a large list of cash paying patrons, and that immediately. . ' To pub lish a paper of the size of the Iff raid of t reedom weekly, and fall it almost exclu sively with original matter which we expect fo do as soon as we get fully estab lished will cost a very large sum. Our bill of paper for this issue alone, at the paper mill?; cost us one hundred and eighty-nine dollars'. Then there "k a Urge amount to be paid for labor and in cidentals which have to be : met weekly. Tbe "cost of our establishment; will fall but a trifle short of ten thousand ' dollars. Will not the friends of Kansas lar these fact in mind, and ivork with zeal to place the enterprise in the front ground, so that tb fhaftsof opposition will fall harmless around it. . - -; - We must have t went if thousand sub- serilers, and if each person into who hkiluty they can te raised in one month. Shall we have them? Uihmi you, reader, devolves the solution, to some extent, of this problem. " Subscribe yourself," and get your neighlor to do so, and ask him to interest himself in favor of the meas ure, and so extend your influence like the widening circles occasioned by the falling pebble in the still waters. ' : : --- 'j Our Motto.; . As long ago ar April last we wrote Wu. Walker, Esq., the intelligent provision al Governor of the Wyandot Indians, who are located on the north side of the Kan sas river, where it connects with the Mis souri, inquiring whether he would favor the project Of our settlement in the Terri tory with a view of publishing a weekly journal. . In his reply, among other things he says: -: 1 :i- - - - ' fli your object in locating in the West k such as other emigrants have in view that of bettering their own condition in life,' and becoming useful members of society in the Territory or State of their adoption :-in short, if your ' aim be to Be just; iet all the eids thou am- 31 AT, BE TUT CoCSTRt's; God's AUD Truth's,' 1 would say, come and welcome! Bring your Press with yea, devote it to the discussion of questions in political economy, to the cause of education, the disseminaticn of useful knowledge, Arc." ' We have reflected much upon that let ter and 'finally have adopted the motto thus presented as beautifully appropriate to our paper. , We locate in this garden of the world with the view of developing its resources, and carrying out to the letter the programme thus kindly 'presented. We will ever labor to preserve our Coun try from dishonor, as we will to secure the adoration of tlieSrPBEMEBEiNG, and will use "every effort hT our power to preserve fiom injury the vestibule which leads to the temple of Truth." ' ;: . Be Vigilant. The friends of Kansas in the eipd particularly' in New England, mutt, be active m their movement to forward pio neers, if they expect to secure thk terri tory to' freedom. ""Mksourians are doing their utmost to secure the "preponderance of slavery sentiments, and are locating by hundreds around Fort Leavenworth, in view of the proximity of that, place, to the capitaL , .; . . . The election will take place soon, and it' - ?- ii : i " . e " . r ' . t . e e '. i aii-imjionanL lor tue triumpn oi i ree dom that active measures be employ ed to hurry up emigration. , The Emigrant Aid Company watched with deep interest, and the south cfnceive it to lie their prin cipal actagonkt, hence labor for its de struction. Let the friends of that Com Iany be eipially eflkient in giving it "ma terial aid," arid the last hojte of the slave power will expire, and every part of' Ksa ms w ill be secured leyond the reach of the lespoiler.". We trust it will not be our j fortune to record a pro-slavery triumph as a result of the first election - through the supineness of northern feeemeu, Masox It SixcLAiRk our succes sors in the publication of the Conneaut tille .Courier, are authori-e.1 to receive suliscriptions to the Herald of Freedom. Address them at Conaeautville, Crawford Co, Pa.4 Letters addressed to us, to their cra, w5i b protly attended to. --fi "Prtandly GreUgarf j -?! The fallowing is but a specimen of hun dreds of leilers jwhiclf we have' received from the patrons of the Conaeautville, Petted, Cov rier and others, since "issuing the prospectus of the Hentl I of Freedom. Their authors, will accent,jiir,th&nVs and we a ill Ulior iu'the mean time to make TihkI thfir most ardent wishes m our be half. - . , FaiKKo Brovk:-I rejotce to leam you upon tull fruition ot your hopes, i nave no doubt tluit you will make an impression upon the moral element Of that new Ter ritory, which will be permanently fruitful of the best results to humanity. "God speed you." It k a day and an hour when God and human nature demand tbe no blest efforts. Every man who has one gen erous sentiment, or one sympathetic emo tion, prays for your success. I would like to have you send me to this place two or three No's .of your Herald of Freedom in addition to our subscription. ' Should your actual observation and ex perience prove all that has been said of the advantages of Kansas, I may be in duce! to follow you to tint land of prom ise. Very . Tral v. Your Friend, ' S. D. Dat. Oar Bead. ' The engraving, forming part of . the head of the Herald of Freedom, was designed with the purpose, of illustrating the commercial city which will soon make its appearance in the Kansas Valley. It represents a sunset 'view on the prairies, with the meandering of the Kansa and also an indistinct" view of the mouth of the Wakamsa; while above, on the south ern bank of the Kansas, k seen the beau tiful city, which ' will soon have an exist ence other than in name. The steamboat is rapidly making its way up the river, heavily laden with human freight, ' while on the left may be seen a locomotive and train of passenger cars, probably the first trip over the Facihc Kailway. ' In front a train of emigrant wagons are observed, while near them ou the left k a small par ty, perhaps of our southern brethren, who look, rather disheartened in view of the im mense tide of free laborers who are hour ly making their way- to the interior por tions of the territory. The design is a happy one, and the artist has our thanks for the fidelity of its execution. Destiny of Kansas. To show the sentiment on the slavery queftion prevailing about Fort Leaven worth we quote the following resolution, adopted at a meeting held near that place- about the 1st of Sept, with but four dissent in votes. We have no doubt it represents the views of the people in that vicinity, an they -.are : principally from western Missouri--A similar resolution would nt receive four, affirmative votes in the valley of the Kansas river, as the people here are principally from ; the northern and eastern States, and, as far as our information extends, are unanimously opposed to slavery : "L'esnteed, That Kansas Territory and as a consequence, the State of Kansas of riaht should be and therefore S1 ALL j fj E 'slav e teiMtory.V . .. News Agents. Copies of .the-Herald of Freedom can,. he procured at the news Depot of Geo. Clark, Sehenectedy, N. Y.; also D. M. De wet, Rochester, N. Y.; Mc GowENr Kewin, opposite Maiden. Lane, Albany, N. Y.; Henry C.Wtrioht, Dun kirk; Anorew Bcrke, Buffalo; G. B. Gbahav, Rome, N. Y.; W. B. Zieber, Third sL, Philadelphia; Mr. Redding, State st liiston, Mass.; and of news dealers" generally, for five cents a copy. fcither of the above named gentlemen authorise! to receive Kufjecriptions at f2 a year. " ' ' . Persons wishing to supply themselves with the Herald of Freedom for the city trade, will address us At the office of our General, Agent in Buffalo, X. Y. . . Pruit "Trees. . ' 4We hops our friends from the eastern States, who settle in Kansas, thk year, will bring with them a stock of choice fruit trees. The soil and climate k well adapted to fruit growing, and those who engage in the business at once will real ize a fortune from the business; indeed we are acquainted with no enterprise that promises a greater reward 'to the adven turous than thk, or none which requires a less amount of cash to insure success. Our Pennsylvania friends have no doubt called, or written to 0. T. HoS3, Esa, of Randolph, Crawford Co- ere this, and en gaged a good supply from his extensive nursery. . : 1,000 Ageats. One thousand men of good address and business habits are wanted immedi ately in every . part of the . country, to canvass for. subscribers to ; the Herald of Freedom. .Good wages and constant em ployment will be given these who engage in the work, and no capital -ired. - Bonds, with cood security, will be ex pected of each person who engages in the work, for the payment of all funds which j - come into . their , Address j G. 'W. Brown & Co, Bufialo, N. Y, pre- paid, and obtain from our Genera! Agent a circular; with full information on the subject. f -: la Adv-Bce ., We tsue, the first number of our paper considerably in advance of its date, that the friends of the enterprise may - see it, and be induce. I to suliscribe immedktely. We have worked off an edition of TWEN TY THOUSAND COPIES, and al ready regret that it was not twice as large. We are thinking some of issuing a second edition, and shall do so if the rale is aa great as the present demand indicates. In every part of the country inforroa tion k desired about thk "garden of the world," and it shall be our pleasure to furnish it more fully than it can be got through any other source. i P : Mailed at St Louis. ; ; To save time, and avoid the danger of losing our paper while pacing through the State of Moun, we have determined to contract with a steamer to carry our mail matter direct to SL Louis to lie for warded frm that point; bene we think there will be little apprehenawn of loss of papers on the route. Oaf friends will re member that the larger thepa-kaes the less danger there k df papers crry-iag. UnioB Ei-igratica Society. I An organization with the above v.i f was formed in Washington, D. Ci, 1 spring, and IIon J. Z. Goodrich, of M?t, was electci .President. . We have not i f copy of the Const-it utkn of the parent so-1 ciety beHtuv lut give below a copy luc auiiiaij aucieues. e learn ioai tLj society' has an office in Washington, and 6 laboring with commendable zeal to acccm f dish the object of its formation r a " -- Whereas, By the repeal of the eighth section of ; the Act tor the admission of Missouri into tite Union, the Territories of Kansas and Nebraka have ten opened to the 'introduction of slavery; and - . . Whereas, It k now apparent that'an effort k to be made to" propagate -"and ex tend that institution on thw continent, to perpetuate the same, and to secure to its votaries the entire control of our govern meat now and at all times; and Whereas, Such an attempt k contrary to the spirit of our constitution, a reproach to our free institutions, and a dkhonor to the age in which we live; in couuteractioa whereof, tre,the undersigned, do associate ourselves iogether by the name and .title of the Auxiliabf Usio.v Euioratio.v Societt, to be locate.1 in w Article I. This Society shall 1 am. iliary to the Union Emigration Society of f lli Oitv tif WaalAnrrtrm in ills TMi-r- I ' . :.g w, IU CUV ' JOll IV. I J uoiumbia, and shall be subject to th icl lowing rules and regulation':'. Article II. ; Any oerson mav come a member of this Society on subscrib ing to tne coasuiution ana coniriouunp to its funds , and shall continue s f- member so long as he shall continue to I make such contribution annually. I Article III. The officers of the Soo ety shall be a President, Vice Prsident. I JLiireaois, ireasurer, lieoordii and Cori ?ponding Secretary, to bo elect s ea in tne nrsi instance nnmeaiateiy, ar. t thereafter on the first Mondar of - annually. Article I Y The officers ', shall per form such duties as appertain to their re spective stations, and such steoaEhali I devolved , on them by the by-la a s of the boeiety. Article V. Any peisou jwyir.g ifce sum of one hundred dcJlars shall be an honorary President of ihe Society fori.!: by paying the sum of fifty dollars he ehsfi be an honorary Vice President for Jife; bv paying the sum of twenty-five dollar?, he shall be an honorary Director for life; and by paying the sum of fifteen doifsrsrhg shall tie a .Member tor hie. "Article VI. The moneys of the So ciety, except so much as may be necessary to defray its current and contingent ex penses, shall be paid over to the parent society, to be appropriated in the manner provided in the fifth ai tide of the consti tution of that society, which is in the fol lowing word viz : The moneys of the society thail 1 ap propriated to eucuirage such emigration into the Territories as ball he opposed to the introduction of slavery into the same, or, if slavery shall Ie introduced, a shall lie in favor of lepealing all laws tolerating the same, and also for the promotion of ail objects which, in the judgment of the Di rectors, are liest adapted to prevent the ex tension of slavery into any part of this continent now free: Provided, ahtavx. That nothing hall l done f y viuue here of in contravention of the Constitution of the United States, nor in conflict with the aiiiu$ w f-1 h bind. - Aeticlk II. Suitable bv lawfr ha!l le dojtel at the firtt meeting of the So ciety, and the wime nuty be. altered or amended at any annual meetitig. Ihe seventh article 4 r the cusutution of the parent mvk-ty k as follow Soiietien auxiliary to thk society may le formed in the different States, counties, cities, and villages, of the Union; and in audi case the officers of uch auxiliary so cieties as shall be ex oHicio members "of this society. A Valuable Letter. Worcester Sept. 22, ISM. G. W. Brown, Esq. Dear Sir: As our Company have selected you as a suitable person to conduct a parr in Kan sas Territory which shall represent our interests there 1 take the htierty of mak ing to you a few suggestions ta regard to the great woik upon which you now "en ter. ' ' Your paper will not oulj le tbe'Hei ill of Treed om" but the hetaii of - news from Kansas to its numerous readers.. We shall look to it for tidings from our pio neers in the Territory Individually and collectively. We ' expect it "to be tbe chronicle of important incident-, wbslha personal or public, of truthful aci retialli information in regard to the . resources cf the Territory, sad the moral ' inttllectusl and physical progress of the people there. Our agents there are relkbic men who will present to you their credentials and will often furnish (mmunictIons for th. columns of jour paper. They are s3i able writers and devoted heart and soul to the ' interests of Kansas. P They - will, explore . the ' country minutely and give to you for publication the results of their labors.-- You may at all times rely upon their tnith fullnera and fidelity. ' " Besiies these aids in your enterprise x you wfll be often furnifhed with articles from gentlemen of our emigrant partk?r many of whom are liberally educstManJ-. professional men. We hope as far a your limits will allow you will give them place in your columns, and thus give each subscriber the pleasure ct rressionally reailing an article over, the signature of a well known friend in Kan.-. ..' We pledge to you our hearty good will an.1 cheerful co-operation in the noble work to which yon have devoted yourself. Truly yours, . ELI THAYER, ; .President of the' Emigrant Aid Co. Cansas Herald. -; ' ... - Such we understand, k to be. the title of a paper ? to be issued by ,: Adams ; O-boeke, and to be kicatsd at Fort LeaH en worth. It was saii in lb States the puUkhers wvnt out utJjct the"aupice of Senator Douglas, with how much truth we cannot say. We are sorry our setgh-i bora have appropriated part of our nsme; probably it was one of -the Peomadce tliat sometimes occur in . human affairs -7. The Prospectus of the Herald pf .Freedom wa issued as early as tlie middle c-f June last, .hence we think our friends will not charge m with pLigiarizi og.' r Thanks to the Press Our friends of the Press, wboLsye so kindly greeted our project in ?thlhipg the Herald o. Frzeco, will aijcett our heartfelt than ks for their kindly notices- It ehsJl bo oars to mjri cs Ui ? po i"lo- I their eacha. i J 1 I t i i i i i Iv.