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Lawrence, Saturday, Dec. 20, 1855. Ourselves. Will each of our present subscribers turn to our new prospectus, and observe our terms for forming clubs? Those who desire to aid us can do so by getting up clubs in their vicinityl We have fa cilities for issuing an edition of any ex tent, and would be glad to publish a large -one, believing it would aid Kansas, by making her position and wants better understood throughout the Union, be-" sides enabling us to get up a better pa mper. Our losses of last year has a ten dency to make us cautious in our expen ses on the new volume, until we see that the friends of Kansas are willing to do their share in sustaining a paper here. We intend to put our new office in first rate condition, set our power press in motion, and be ready for an extended business with the opening of navigation. Then, with our full-sized paper, of supe rior quality, we feel confident of our ability to meet the public demand for a sheet which has no superior in the Great West. As we now are, on our abbrevi ated columns, we confess we feel but lit tle interest. It is not our bantling, but ft child'of circumstancesand'our read ers must receive it as such until we can give them the Herald of Freedom again as it was first established. The Delay. In consequence of the . unprecedented cold weather of the last two weeks, and the open and exposed condition of our office, our paper the outside of which rod nwiavu. vim an nic liujwr time luc pile froze into a solid mass, and notwith standing every exertion of ours to get it thawed, we have found it impossible to do so until this afternoon, the 2d of January. In the mean time we have re moved the press into the basement of our new stone building, in the rear of our former office, fronting on Winthrop street, where we hope we shall soon be able to shut out the frost-king, and pre vent future delays of the paper from sim ilar causes. Burned by Pro-Slavery Men., It is the opinion of every person well- informed on the subject in Kansas, that the Coleman and Buckley houses at Hick ory Pointwere burned by pro-slavery per sons, for the purpose of stimulating out rages upon Free State men. All the facts which have come to liarht in regard to the transaction go to sustain such a convic tion. Wrong. The Cleveland Leader copies an ex tract from the Lawrence correspondent of the N. i . Times, with some com ments, reflecting upon the Chairman of the 'Lxecutive Committee ot Kansas Territory," in the issuing of scrip to li quidate its indebtedness incurred in the incipient steps towards making Kansas a btate. The description of the scrip given by the Times, correspondent is simply false; no such issue as he mentions has been made. While it is true that the Executive Committee has issued certificates of in debtedness, in theabsence of any funds, for actual services rendered in the forma tion of a State Government, and have pledged the faith of the State therefor, yet not one dollar was issued until au thorized by the Constitutional Conven tion, after their re-appointment of the Executive Committee. The amount to be issued is limited, and it were well if all the issues of pafer currency were as well guarded as are the certificates of in debtedness now being issued in the name of the State of Kansas. No censure should be attributed to the Chairman of the Executive Committee more than to its members ; and none to them more than to the Convention that authorized and commanded their action ; and none to the Convention other than to the peo ple who sent them up to guard their in terests, and who have almost unanimous ly sanctioned their, labors by the indorse ment of the instrument which gave the authority to issue such scrip. There is no consistency in the papers of the Northern States which pretend to favor the freedom of Kansas, in giving publicity to every scurrillous attack upon those who are laboring day and night for the future cood of our btate. We opine, that did they but know the aid and comfort they were giving to the ene my, they would withhold many of the miserable cock and bull stories they hear of Kansas Free State men. . It is argued that the North is ready and willing to donate funds for the car rying on of our State Government. GenSemen, your funds would be gladly received: but if it is expected mat the Free State men of Kansasthose who have emigrated from among you bone of your bone, flesh of your flesh, will beg of you, feel themselves as pension ers upon your bounty, and be readjr to bow to the behests of your capital, 'merely because you are able to render to us a moneyed assistance, we must at least have materially changed since we left the States. ' A srreat principle is at stake. We are ' .Ai4ffni4 nrtlKnrr Vffff Allt frk tllA Ut- most of. our ability that principle. Your assistance, either in influence or money, 1i flnnreciated. -You say the -North m jrVllnir tn donate. How much will iliA WnTpn of. the North place in the hand cf &a Executive Committee -for the carryingoaof a State Government? , Will . ths Reader, who seems so ready .to denounce the action of, the Executive Committee, take th& tore-trom m insu tntitior a collection xf funds for our ben efit ? Until then let ttere be no alarum 'sounded, especially if it is in derogation 2Tew-"Stata ' Ticket.' " . The correspondence given below in dicates that Wm. Y. Roberts, Esq. does not svmDathize verv full r in th rr. nM. s f - J ment of certain disaffected politicians to Set up a new ticket for the forthcoming pWtion ; We learn that Judge Wakefield has been nominated as a candidate for the supreme bench by the same faction, with Judge Johnston and G. W. Smith, Esq. E C. K. Garvey is the nominee for Treasurer, and Elliot of the Free State for State Printer ; in short we be - lieve nearly th whole, board of disap-i pointed political aspirants have been looked after on th,'s tiVl-af f - - iVWV Vf MUU J UibU two or three excentions . everv nnminw. , y v expresses no sympathy for the move- ment. Lawbexce, K. T., Dec. 26th, '55. Hox. W. Y. Roberts Dear Sir : The undersigned, delegates to the late Free State Nominating Convention, hear ing that certain disaffected parties have, in private caucus, changed the nomina tions made by that Convention, so far as to substitute the name of Charles Rob inson for your own for Lieutenant Gov ernor, and your name for his as Governor and are now engaged in circulating this action as the action of the legitimate Convention, desire to know if you are aware of these facts, and if so. whether you approve of or will countenance such a course. ery respecuuuy yours, W. M. McCLURE, 7th Sen. Dis. E.R. ZIMMERMAN, 11th" " G. P. LOWRY, 1st " " Lawrence, K. T., Dec. 26, '55. Messrs. McClure, Lowry, and Zim merman Gentlemen : Your note of this date is to hand, and in reply I have to say that I have heard the report to which you refer, and that I have had no connection or sympathy therewith ; but, on the other hand, have opposed the movement from beginning to end, as dis organizing and opposed to the interests of the Free State party of Kansas, and shall continue to discountenance tlie movement should it be persisted in. Very truly, your obedient servant, W. Y. ROBERTS. Since the above was in type we have received the following note from' Mr. Redpath : Lawrence, Dec. 29, 1 855. Editor of the Herafd of Freedom Sib: lam authorized by Mr. J. A. Wakefield to state that he will not ac cept any nomination on the opposition ticket. Mr. Parrott required me to say in his name that he would notaccept anf State office under any circumstances; and Judge Johnston, also, gave the Leav enworth delegation similar and equally positive instructions. JAMES REDPATH. We are glad to learn that Col. Lane, also, opposes the loaves-and-fishes ticket. He justly says that he would not consid er himself worthy of the confidence of the party if he failed to support the reg ular ticket j 'and'adds, further, that the regular ticket is not, as the disappointed office-seekers charge, an "Abolition af fair." The Weather. December has been a lovely month thus far, with the exception of three or four days, which were cold and windy. Snow has fallen but once this season, and that less than half an inch, and laid on the ground but a few hours. There has been less wind during December this year, than through the same period last year. In fact the whole autumn was probably freer of high winds than last year, though more rain has fallen. No vember was a portion of the time wet, and unpleasant' for outdoor pursuits. The above remarks were written two weeks asro. For additional remarks see second page. Legal Process. It is not true that our people agreed to submit to the laws of the barons in their settlement with the Governor. On the contrary, they said in so many words, that neither party gave any opinion as to the validity of the enactments of the bogus Legislature. We agreed to sub mit to any legal process, but there is not one man among us who believes the enactments of that body to be legal ; hence anything originating from the Courts organized by the Missouri mob, were" not effected in "the least by the terms of the settlement. Periodical Agents. Messrs. Woodward & Finlet, at the Drug Store, have received an agency for the various Eastern periodicals, and will be glad to receive subscriptions. We find on our table this week Harp er's Monthly Magazine for December, which was kindly furnished us by this house. They have copies for sale at 25 cents. This number is very rich with historical and miscellaneous articles. Social Party. A Christmas Party of about fifty couple, met at the Free State Hotel on tbVevening of the 25th inst, and made merry till morning. A supper was pre pared by Mr. Yixce and lady, which is seldom equalled even in the "old coun try." We are truly glad to see our friends enjoying themselves as well as they do amid the numerous discourage ments which surround them, ; '3 Rev. B. F. Haskh, Farmington, IU-t is authorized to receive and receipt for subscriptions to the Hexald or Fkez pom any where in Illinois. ,6brres)0i)i)cfle& ' ! Political Correspondence. " m Lawrexcz, Jan. 1, 55. - Ed- Herald y Freedom : The Free State . Convention - for the nomination of candidates for SLat officers, was the best, ia reSard to numbers and ability, that has eyer been held in thU Territory, and tlie ticket nominated represents fairly tbf Frfe State Party of Kansas. Every ? thinS m the Convention was conducted 1 with firness and impartiality, and if the relt of any Convention is entitled to the . respect and aPProval of he FP il is : ims- understand, notwitnstana ry was well represented, (better than in , r . .. - . ry was wen represented, I Detter man n aDy previous Convention, ) and that har mony and good feeling prevailed through out the proceedings, a certain few disap pointed aspirants propose to bolt and get up a new ticket, the real reason being, that the Corx'ention did not see fit to give him or tlfe nominations they considered themselves entitled to. Either the Convention did not appreciate their relative meriis or they do not themselves. One thing is evident; there is a mistake somewhere. Now, Mr. Editor, since there is a mis take, (and it may be an innocent one,) which is the best way to remedy it true r-ree State men, thev, of course, are willing that a majority hall rule ; and if the ma jority has made a mistake, as soon as that tact is ascertained, it will most certainly be rectified. Every true man can afford to bide his time. But what will be the effect of the opposite course of bolting ? I he verv fact that a person bolts such a convention, especially at this crisis, when every day convinces us of the necessity of the Free State party being united in or der to secure a glorious triumph, shows that he is not willing that a' maiority should rule, and also that he serves the party only so long as the party serves him. Whether such a course will serve to raise him in the estimation of the par ty and all honorable men,' or to have a contrary effect and "lay him out cold," is a question for him to decide. Thexq loiters, I am informed, are blowing hot and cold, according to their listeners. To one . man, they say, the ticket nominated is an Abolition ticket, and lo another it is )ro-slavery, know ing at the same time that there is not an abolitionist or pro-slavery man, as the terms are understood here, on the ticket. Another cry is "Emigrant Aid Com pany," &c, Scc. Now, 1 would like to inform these gentlemen that this cry has lost its charms. The Emigrant Aid Co. is about as well Know in the country as these bolters are, and as honorably known also. It is barely possible their agents are as honorable men as the per sons who applied for an agency of this same Emigrant Aid Company, and fail ed to get one, and who now say that the Company is an abolition concern know ing they utter a falsehood whenever they say so. The agents of that Company as is well known are acting for some of the best and most conservative men in the country, Including Governors and other State officers, not one of whom is an abolitionist as Understood here, and whose course is endorsed by such pa pers as the Concord Patriot, the adminis tration organ in New Hampshire, and a hose agents are endorsed by some of the highest Nebraska officials at Wash ington. Such being the case it may be necessary to put them right before the country, to get the endorsement of these bolters also, that our course may not be prejudiced. 1 am no defender of the Emigrant Aid Company, or its agents, and will let them go for what they are worth ; but it ap pears to me that any reflection upon that Company would come with a better frraa fivm ntlipr mpn than snmp rf tVincn who have volunteered to sit m judgment upon its political soundness. I . remain vours. JTttlUS STATE. A Kansas Hero. Of late weeks the name of Pat Laugh- lin has been figuring conspicuously in the public prints in connection with the disturbances m Kansas. Laughlin, it will be recollected, divulged the details of the secret abolition movement, and by his disclosures, brought to a crisis the long accumulating series of grievances and troubles. This piece of treason was in perfect consonance with the previous fcharacter of the traitor, of whose history we have learned something. Laughlin is quite a young man, not, perhaps, more than twenty-three years of age, and formerly resided in Scott county, in this State. He kept a small grocery store on the Georgetown and Frankfort turnpike, and having, about one year since, accumulated, borrowed and collected all the cash possible, de parted for unknown regions. He left his family and friends a large indebtedness to pay, and' by other remembrances of that sort, caused his memory to be not particularly blessed by the people among whom he formerly lived. . Thus it is the world over. Humbug rules for the moment, and Laughlin's experience justly merits the fame he is receiving, as a self-sacrificing friend of the Missourians. If he gets well paid for his treachery in Kansas, perhaps he will return home and satisfy his Ken tucky friends. Louisville Kg.t Courier. Outrageous. On ment, Friday, during the war ezcite- a band of armed rowdies from Missouri met at . the house of Judge Wakefield. Three of 1 them entered the house which was oniy occaiedbyiIrs Wakefield, her daughter, jnd children, and after insulting a traveler who had stopped over night, fired off a revolver, doubtless intending to shoot the occu pants of the bed below, , The ball pass ed through the upper and lower floors, within eighteen inches or two feet of the bed. Sharp's Rifies was the pretended object of their search, but murder, doubtless," their true intent,. Free State" men will revenge these, outrages. Free man. , . . . ? . . . irLQYe your neighbor as yourself. "' , Kansas Pel vre are sorry u Uknre u i v pression in some quartans, whicV, ? in great discouragements as to tuc j - - -of the question now before the peob of Kansas. The impression is widely circulated that the various machinations of government and its?" assistants will probably' succeed, and' that the great probability is that iiansas will become a slave btate. This impression is entirely false. It is circulated at the South by those who -'if..:. . "' Tr ; ? wisn it to oe true, n is circuiateu ai the North with different motives, by men who would greatly, regret to have their forebodings accomplished, and who are entirely deceived. . : The impression of w5ll informed per sons in the Territory itself is wholly dif ferent. Slave owners are moving their people out of Kansas. The Free State body considers usen in a position 10 make a State Constitution, and, best test of all, Gov. Shannon? finds it necessary to disown the remark attributed to him, " that Kansas ought to be a Slave State." In less than two years, we venture to prophecy, Gqv. Shannon, if he lives, will be a " Iree State man." All travelers in Kansas admit that the large majority, at the least, three out of four of its people, intend to make it a free State. They all see that there are next to no slaves there. And gradually we find, that even through the dullness of ears which can hear little but politi cal outcry, the truth Us making way, which has long seemed to us self-evi dent, that. youiiafigaL: mat ip.jshje State without slaves." . Every town in Kansas large enough to have a civil government, has "Free State " municipal authorities. Even the town of Leavenworth, built by Southern speculators, in defiance of law, on Indian territory, has attracted to it self so many Northern settlers that it has chosen a Free State" city gov ernment within a few weeks past. Facts like these must make some lm- pression. r-ven tno$e presses wnicn are tond of announcing that "all is lost, are obliged to notice them sometimes. But they are met in the public'mind by the dismayed reply, The government is against them ! " ; And the question is asked, "What can 30,000 settlers, do against the government? " This question deserves answer, be cause it is founded on a complete misap prehension of the position of affairs. Even the Washington Union in its manifesto of last Saturday, is obliged to admit that the President has no power to interfere in the affairs of Kansas, more than in those, of Pennsylvania. If a man pretending to be a sheriff were to fail to execute a' writ in Kansas, be cause the community refuses to acknowl edge him as sheriff, -if he were to fail to collect a posse because he and his commission are despised by the people, if he should go whining home to Gov. Shannon and ask for assistance, if Gov. Shannon ask the President for support, the President's answer must be in the words of the Union, that "he is not empowered to employ the army for any other than a purpose specified by law." We shall have occasion to allude again to this manifesto of the Union. Within the next eighteen months the Union will have to allude to it and to eat the insulting words which it address es to the State of Massachusetts. At present it is enough to say, that it cor rectly statesthe fact that President Pierce is powerless in Kansas. If Gov. Shannon had taxes to collect, and the citizens refused to pay them, he would have some pretext for collision. But Kansas has no such taxes. Where else can he pick a quarrel with his sub jects? They will plough, reap and build. He will ride to and fro. They will call their own elections, make their own Constitution, elect their own mem ber of Congress. How can he thwart them? With a continuance of manly and united firmness which has thus far marked the counsels of the freemen of Kansss, Gov. Shannon becomes a mere looker on upon theirgrowth, and cannot hurt nor hinder. The point where most danger has been dreaded was in the issue of such quar rels as that which put Mr. McCrea in prison, ne too tne me oi a man namea Clark in self-defence, in a quarrel about slavery. He was -an abolitionist. He was imprisoned in Leavenworth, the one "Shve State" town ; as it was thought to be of the Territory. - President Pierce's Jude refused to let the counsel selected by the prisoner appear. . He over-ruled every motion made for him. He select ed nineteen grand-jurors without telling by what rule he chose them. He gave them a foreman known to belong to the Stringfellow and Atchison outrages. The jury retired, received secret instruc tions from an officer appointed by the Uourt, and then, attor discussion, lorcea their foreman to lead them into Court, and make this report : "They can't agree three are for mur der, five for manslaughter, and eleven against finding any: bill." The fact is that the entire drift of sen timent in Kansas is one way. Poor men and working men,- coming there from north or south, have no desire to see slavery establishedaround or above them. Their sentiment may be no higher than a wish expressed with an oath, that "there may be no niggers near 'them," none the less is it an anti-slavery sentiment. And thus the principle of squatter sov ereignty, destructive as it is of order, comfort and peace, to new born -territories, becomes, what Mr, Douglas never meant, nor Gen. Cass, when he invented it, a principle friendly to freedom. , For there is a power rnthe affairs i of Kansas which: knows ho '0 bring good out of evu. , . : -: The mock Legislature of Kansas, well aware that it would never meet again, appointed officers for six years, and ad journed till September. 1 S56. No better t : . .UftL -.--I-. 1 - it. eviaence couia; ov -asseaoi ice view which they took of; ther own authority. Of the view whkh the people take of it, a good illustration. among a thousand," is in the reception f tie ''gag law" passed by that caucus. 'If wa to go into effect on the J 5th of lasttSepnar.---5o4oa ,i u expedite ; i x '; v . vJ?uw annually, ior nu years, ; j; jcst opening . eii new and cummodi i ior this purpose, to be expended under ous Sales K'oom, the largest and best selected thft onniml rF tK SJtota rYtTiwivatiAn SU- . . , .w.iw - Ciety. ' j ' . . . T" ': !T . j Mic icuiai uuciuvndic ir ' of spurious ones. Home Mntnd Fire and Marine Insurance Company, of St. Lonis. - THIS Company proposes to take lists npoa buildings and 1-ersonal property in Kansas .territory, upon the most favorable terms. Ap ptfeatlons for Insurance taken 6y G.'W. & IV. HUTCHINSON & CO., Lawrence. TLey have the general agencv for the Territory. " T.L. SALISBURY, See'y. St. Lonis, Dec. 20, 1S55. 45 tf New Grocery Store ! "VfHE rabscriber has added to his former 1 stock of Provisions, a supply of nearly all kin is of Groceries, which ara offered cheap for cash, or produce Y all kinds. ' WASTtn White Beans, Butter, Pork, Lard, Cheese, Xggs, Potatoes, &c. C. STEAKXS, Lawrence, Dec. SO.-tf 19 Massachusctts-st. Notice. LL persons are hereby notified that as soon last. G. W. DLITZLEIL Lawrence, Dec. 29, 1S55. 46-8m Take Notice, THAT I did, on the 18th dav of Dee., 1835, take the Claim abandoned W Martin Ad- amsjj-jorning the Claim ef H. JI. vyttermau on tue east, two miies west ot L.awrenoe. l ins is te caution all persons from tresspassing upon said Claim . as I intend to entar the fame at lha proper time. E. S. SCUDDEK. Dee. -11, lfcoa. 2m Lost TWO NAGS, a horse and mare, broke their bridles, on the opposite side of the river from Lawrence, on Saturday nnht. and ttraved off. Both were iron grays the mare the lar ger of the two. One of them probably has a bridle on. Any parson taking up said horses, ind delivering them to Dr. Cutler, at Doniphan, jv. a., win ue uoerauy rewaruea. ib-ow S. Whitehcrn. PHTSICIAX, OBSTrKICIAX XSD CH IBCBGEOX. ALL calls attended to promptly. !urgioai cases will receive special atlention. Drugs and medicines for domettic use. Oliioe. Man hattan, K. T. "dec. 22-ly Prospectus OF THE HERALD OF KANSAS FREEDOM THE SECOND VOLUME of this advocate of Freedom in Kansas will be commenced in January, 1855, and will continue the un ilinching defender of the right as formerly. Complimentary notices from over fifteen hun dred exchanges, the unanimous approval of its numerous readers, the urgent solicitation of friends, and the great want of 6nch a journal, have been the inducinff causes to prompt to the continuance of its publication through another Volume. The Publishers are cheered with the hope, that as the commercial embarrassments of tne country have measurably subsided, and as the interest in Kansas' news has continued to increase until it has become the great exciting topic of conversation in all the departments of lite, they will be better sustained than hereto fore in forwarding a work so eminently neces sary in ihe making of Kansas a Free State. They are conscious that the local and metro politan press are devoting much space to the elucidation of Kansas affairs ; and yet it will be borne in mind that such information thus given to the public through those journals, in most instances, is first gleaned from therolnmns of the Territorial papers. Strike the latter from existence, and the intelligence imparted by eastern journals would bo meagre and near ly valueless. Tub Herald or Freedom is a large, first class weekly journal, independent on all sub jects, the organ of no party, nor clique, .filled almost exclusively with original matter, arid every column devoted either to the Freedom of Kansas, its History, Geography, or Gology : with articles on the soil; climate, face and salubrity of the country ; its politics, religion, morality, eduticn and future prospects. To the Piosier, the paper will be invaluable, as it will develop the lesources of the Territory, and point out desirable locations for settlement, with information as regards tl e different routes to Kansas ; the distance and cost of travel, and the various articles he should bring with him to his new home. To the Politician and Philanthropist who wish to keep fully advised in regard to the po litical and social movements of the country, the Herald or Freedom will always he a wel come visitor. To the Settler rv Kansas who wishes to set intelligently, and who desires to be advised with the movements of politics, and keep thoroughly posted with passing events, the Herald of Freedom will be indispensable. Terms Two Dollars a year, inrarially in advance, or six months for one dollar. Ciubs of ten copies to one address, without any dis count for Commissions, for fifteen dollars. Cur rent notes on eastern banks received at pa", and moneys mailed in the presence of postmasters and properly registered may be sent at our risk. Be careful in all cases to give the nam "f the tvlecriber. and the address of the pott- ojice. County and State, in a legible hand. gg agents are waniea in eur w u iu iu Unittd States to procure subscribers, to whom a commission of twenty-five per cent, will be paid. Postmasters and editors are authorised to act as agents. G. W. BROWN & CO. Lawrence, Kansas Territory. To Holders of Stock in Council City. THE last drawing of Lots in Council City will be bftld on Wednesday. January 2d, 1856. Stockholders who have not yet drawn, will please forward their certificates without delay to Mr. J.M. Winehell, Managing Director, or to the undersigned, at Council City. Persons J resenting certificates for undrawn stock after anuary 2d, and previous to February lsl, 1S55, will receive sucn iota as tne ijocai ioara oi Trustees may designate. After February 1st, 1855, no certificates will be received. ijy Uraer oi joubcu ohv joara oi irusiees. . W. N. HAVEN, Cor. Sec. Council City, Dec. 15, '55. St , JA2IES B. CHADWICK, TTo. 63 Ziootust street, (BETWEEN SECOND AND THIBD-STTtA. ) " , ST. LOUIS, MISSOUBL Wholesale dealer in the celebrated improved Little Giant Corn and Cobb Hill, and exclusive agent for their sale in the West. SG. W. BEOWN,of the Herald rf Free dom. Lawrence City, K. T., is authorized to re ceive orders for the above firm. Several Mills are subject to Mr. B.'s order in the warehouse at Kansas City, Mo., for sale. Xo. 2. grinding 10 bushels of corn per hour with one horse, pried $10. and charee for freight, dbe.. this side of St. Louis : No. -5, i50. with cost of freight. &c ; No. I. $50, with additions of freight. The latter, with two horses, will grind 20 bushels per hour. No additional gearing re quired. - - Lawrence, Doc, 1 5, '$5. K Eemoval. TT A. HANCOCK would take this method of XI notifying the people of Lawrence and vi cinity that he Las removedliia stock of Chain to the old Pioneer Boardin? House, formerly occu- pied,by Capt. Toms, where he will be found for the present, and offers them for sale at as low rates as can be found elsewhere. People who are about furnishing their houses would do well to call, as he is receivingnew additions. Also Enr- nitttre ana Aiaca-a&ses mada to ordr. , , , Lsternce, Oct, 27,18a3i - , V il as the land oinee is opened, I shall pre-empt the N. W. quarter of section 28. R 19, sec. 12 s. Said claim I took on ihe 20th dar of March OP TEADE. lOCS i owus ever uu uiiv, gaiefcnd retail trade ; and vLiie tbey aeknowl their blisations to the public for past fa- I Tors, they would resrectfnllf write them to no- - nee ineir eAinsie iiuuca uum, jvi : ranuahin? everyt'unr the ..western trad le- l.:" J o-w v. .r, a very flattering , . , TimTKitt TRADE witn interior town., andean warrant their goods at lower prices than can be fcuud at any store KOkUl Ch iiUUUt US'J iii.-i. i. iivik iuv(i hare fiUed erders for country trado they have been gratified to know tuit belter satii-fuction has been given than by roin? to the States to purchase. It is especially m tbe Prv Goods de partment tliat tney proxni.se f,rtai oargatJit. as thev purchase at the East, and require lut on tmOltTaU prtft added to the. criminal cost. " Tbcir neighbors who wkht6 stridy economy and save their money, would do weH to call and examine their piles of - PRISTS, G1XGHAXS, DELAIXES. 12 A GES, Cashmeres with trimmings to mate? gloves and hosiery, cravats. Napoleon ties, white cambrics, lawns and muslins, colored cambrics and silieiaa, jeans, cotton and woolen knitng yarn, saddler's silk, bleached cottons, drillings, denims, sheetings and flannel of all kinds. SUGARS of all grades and prices, from 11 to 15 cents ; eyrup and molasses, coffee, spices ground and unground. lard. fi-h, linseed, iard and neats-foot oil. white and red lead, turpen tine and paints, window glass, nails, hardware, crockery, glass, stone, wooden and tin wares ; 120X. round and square, at wholesale. FUES1TURE AND HOUSE FURNISH ING GOODS of all descriptions ; doors, ash glazed and unglazed, carpets, raattrasse. HATS, CAPS AND FURS ot every qual ity and color ; boots and shoes adapted to the western trade. HARNESSES, SADDLES, BRIDLES, raartmcales, saddle-bags, horse blankets, straps of manv kinds, buckles, spurs. SA TlONER Y., PNSt PENCILS, Sand boxes, cards, portfolios, paper hangings, looking glasses. ' ' ' YANKEE NOTIONS oi over ahtfiadred va rieties, to please both the old and young, with numerous other tilings that cannot well be de scribed. They have also commenced the Merchant Tailoring BcsixEts, and besides their fine stock of broadcloths, doe skins, cassimeres. votings and tailor's trimmings, they have at all times the largest stock of READY MADE CLOTUING for gent's, youth, and boy's, ever opened in Kansas. PR 0 VISIONS rf all UnJ Sweet and Irish potatoes, apples, butter, cheese, eggs, honey, fcc, tfec constantly on hand, with many other things tedious to mention making in all a stock of about $30,000 worth of Good3 that must be sold low Foa Cash only. No. 18 lfa4sa:hjttii Strut. Lawrence, JJov. 17, l&bo. BOOKS I BOOKS!! A FINE selection of School and Miscellaneous Books are kept for sale at the olfice of the L'vrald (if Freedtfn, among which are The Hero ines of History, Heroines of the Crusades, Fox's Book of Martyrs, Perilous Adventures of Trav elers, Farm and Fireside, Cruise in the Mediter ranean, Hurry Graphs, People 1 Have Met,liural Letters, Fun Jottings, Autographs for Freedom, Great Cities of the World, Frank Freeman's Bar ber Shop, Mirror of the Soul, Antiquities of Western New York, Signers of the Declaration, Armv of the United States, Geographical Histo ry of' New York, Pocket and quarto Bibles, fcc. Also, a large supply of Toy Books for children. W e have also a very superior urticie ot rools- La wrench. Feb. 3, lSaii. tf New Store in Lawrence. W. & C. DuNCAN have ofeued an en tiro new stock of Goods in their new concrete building on Massachusetts street, consisting of the usual variety of Dry Goods, wrocenes, Hard wares, sc, which tliey are otIor;ng tor sale at fair prices. Having embarked in the business with the view of continuing in it permanently, and having bought their goods for ready cash and established but one price for every class of customers they feel confident they can do as well by their customers as can bo done by any other house in the city, and make it far more advan tageous to those wishing to make large pur chases than they can do at any place between this and St. Louis. We invite the public to give us a call and examine our stock and prices, and we are confident they will not go away dissatis fied. On Price Store, Lawren4, Nov. 10, '55. Warren's Fire and Water Proof COMPOSITION HOOFING. Office No. 11, over Post Office, St. Louis, ITo. THE undersigned Manufacturers and Dealers in Warren's Fire and Water Proof Composi tion Roofinsr. have been extensively emrnsred in the manufacture of the above Roofs in St. Louis, about seven years, during which tima we have had our Boots tested under every variety of cir cumstances, and confidently offer it to the public as a mode of Roofing unobjectionable in every important particular, while it combines in a greatcrdegree than any other Roof in use the val uable requisites of cheapness, durability, and se curity egainst fire and water. aiateruus ior saie, whd cureciions ior use. C. M. & II. M. WARREN. April i, 1S55. t Tecnmseh Hotel. THIS large Hitl. containing sixteen gooa sized, well finished and comfortably fur nished rooms, is now ready for public accommo dation. Stables and other conveniences on the premises. Public patron aire is invited. Rooms and accommodations furnished lor publie meet ings, conventions, courts. fce. Tecumseii is suuaiea xy mucs west oi est port, twenty miles west of "Lawrence, f. fty-fonr mil w. . w. nf Tavcnworth. sixty miles e. n. e. of Council Grove, sixty miles south of Nebras ka boundary, sixty nulus north of bac and x ox Agency Ladv and centlemen travelers may rely upon obtaining good accommodations and jsood far. Tecumsea, K. T., Aug. 25, lb5o. tl. Lawrence Lodge under Dispensationa A. F. A. M. HOLDS its regular communications at their hall cn Friday evening before the full moon in each month- JAMES CHRISTIAN. TV. M. Wiixiax H. K, Ltkins, Secy. iMirortnety K. T.Aot. 10, 1S5j. . Workmen Wanted. MECHANICS and day-laborers are wanted to prosecute the improvements being made in Council City. Capitalists are also advised that th:s is a point wortrv their attention, x ne town siie is finely located in the midst of a fertile and beautiful region, abounding in stone, timber andcoaL Atr-ply at the ofhee of the Board oi Trustees, in Council City, or 'to Lotan Smith, American Hotel, Kansas Citv. Bv order of the Eoard. M. n. ROSE, Sec'y. Council City, Oct. 27, ?558fc E0GG3 & SCOTT, Westport, Ho., DEALERS in' Drugs, Medkines, Chemicals, Perfumery, Fancy Articles, Brushes-, Glass ware, Paint, Oils, Varnishes. Dye Stuffs, and all kinds of genuine and jopnlar Patent Medicines. Assortment very extensive and complete whole sale and retail at the lowest prices. All articles warranted pure. They also keep & Tanery of .Miscellaneous and School Books, btationery. Envelopes, Not Pa per. Mottoes. Steel Pens. &c.,&e. - - - 4 rw i ies : it i . G. P. Lowrey. ATTORNEY AT LAW, and General A rent, Lawrence, K T. Land References : Hon. Andrew II. Eeeder. Gen. S. C. Pomrov, Lawrence ; Wm. C. Bryant. Esij., New York titv; Hon. Asa Packer, Mauch Chunk Pa- J Hon. Wilber Curtis, Gt. Barrington, Mas. Ketice. - - THE Partnership existing between Learned & Grimed was dlsaivod by rxsctnal consent on the 22d of September last. All account and bills will.be settled by Henry Learned, who will continue in the business. HENRY LEARNED, 1 :XJXsi:t:iiiBie Opened. C rJIEisuti.iibt-fs are happy to inform the cit- x.' m-Ti5 oi hi&, ana ouier para oi iuc cr tory," that, to meet the orgenS demands: or the community , they Lave t ucceeded in procuring abuildinj'in which to open "their stock, until the new i)tns Stwre completed and are now prepared to "oS'er in the building opposite the post bllice, Main Street, Lawrence, the largest and best assorted stock of PAINTS, OILS, DYES, WINDOW GLASS, GLASS-WARS, BRrStfES, PIKTCIIERT, Book3, Stationery and Fancy Articles ever brought into this Territory all of which have been carefully selected with particular ref erence to the wants of this community. We also keep a choice supply of the best and purest qualities of Wines, .Brandies, &c, Jtr medicinal purpose only. We would particularly call the attention of Physicians, Families and Dealers to our full sup- . ply of Drugs and Medicines, warranted pure and unadulterated; and would nt to all the propriety of supplying their wants in this line at home (instead or" from a neighboring State.) ttpecialiy ir.h-rn tkry ra da toon letter Un,i. WOODWARD & FiNLtii. Lawrence, Nov. 24, IS 55. tf. QUININE, PERUVIAN BARIC &c. by re tail, as cheap as ever, in spite of their scar city, at the Drug Store of .NOV. 24. WWUIVAUU X tLSLtX.X. PATENT MEDICINES.All the best-aad most popular ones of the day, for eale by . iriirnnt lUU V- VIVf rv PAINTS. An extensive supply of Taints and Varnishes of all description. Also Hr- Nov. 24. WOODWARD & ITNLEi. OILS. Linseed, Olive, Castor, Lard, Tan ner's, and Neatsfbot Oil, for sale by Nov.S4. WOODWARD 6z FlNLEY. WINDOW GLASS. From 8 by 10 to 2) by 24 : for sale by Nov. l4. WOODWAED & FINLEY. SPICES of ail kindi.Tpwa,Sga &xui Pearl. Darley, at tlw Drns Store of . Nov. f i. WOODWARD fe FINLEY. TOBACCO AND SEG ACS for fale by Nov. 24. WOODWARD fc FINLEY. BOOKS. A select assortment of the UUit publications. Novels fce.. for sale bv Nov. 24. WOODWARD & FINLEY. QTATI0NERY. A complete assortment cf all varieties of Paper, Pens, Pencils, Inks, En velopes, Memorandum Books, Diaries for 1S5J, fcc. &c, for sale cheap bv Nov. 24. WOODWARD & FINLEY. PERFUMERIES. The ladies are invited to call and examine our stock of Perfumery and Fancy Article. Nov. 24. WOODWARD A FINLEY. INRUSHES Of all sorts and size, by y Nov. 'J4. WOODWARD fc FlNLEY. B OTANIC MEDICINES. An extensive aa- i crtrfnrntnf Ilfirlm. Lfuves and Roots, from the "Shaker's Gardens for s:Ue by Nov. 24. WOUD WARD &t . FINLEY. lam Claims' for Sale. I have several very superior FARM CLAIMS left with me for sale, to which I invite the at tention of those desiring improved lands in Kansas. Two claims are situated contiguous to each other, and should be purchased by different individuals who are connevU-d in business. One is all timber, the other all prairie. There u a double log house and forty acre under good fence on one of the claims. Another claim four miles from Lawrence, and same distan.-c from Lecompton. House on claim and about 15 avrcs planted. Also a c laim throe mik-s from Lawrence, nearly covered with timber suitable for sawing purpo ses. Log cabin and thirteen acres unir good rail fence on premises. The above, with several other choice claims, will be Tainted out to those desiring improved lands in Kansas. tT" Persons having claims to sell, as well as thoW desiring to buy, should call on me at the Herald or Freedom Office. G. W. BROWN. Lawrence, Sept. 80, '55. , James "Christian,' A TTOENEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW, i Lawrence, Kansas Territory, will attend promptly to all business entrusted to hiscare, in the various Courts of the Territory. Having an experience of some years as a lawyer i a the South and West, and being familiar with the Pre emption laws, lie flatters himself that ho can rive entire satisfaction to all who may faror him with their patronage in obtaining pre-emption to lands, collection of debts, and in getting redref.s for bloody noses. Reference may be bad to Silas Price & Co., Hamilton Finney, Clerk of Circuit Court, Hon. John Cummins, Judgeof County Court, and K. L. Y. Ptvton, Esq., JIarrisonvilic, Mo.; Samuel Pike, and James C. Walker, Esqw., Blooming ton, Illinois; Hon William Norveil, Joel How ard, E-q., Carlise, Ky., William Tesh, Esq., and John Dan vcr, Esq., Allegheny City, Pa. Aug. 11,1855. A Han and Woman Wanted, TO assist in a hotel durins the winter. The former to cut and draw wood, see to stock, and make hiinelf generally useful ; the latter to do housework, sewing, washing. fec. A suit able couple will find a good comfortable home for the winter." Apply immediately at the Ta ccvseh Hotel. TecvmteU, Nun. 10, 155. Notice. A1 LL persons arc hereby notified that I have taken the claim lvinjreast of the claim now occupied by Edward Clark. Attorney at L.aw, and caused a house to be built on said claim. All persons are cautioned against making im provements on said claim, or paying any mon eys that may accrue from the us of the house ou said claim, as I intend to pre-empt sai l claim, and sue for all moneys arising from the hire of said house or claim. J. IL SUMMONS. Lawrenoe, Aug. 11, 1S55. , Notice. THE subscriber having purchased and erect ed a Littlb Giast Cork Mitt," at his place half a mile south of Blanton's Bridge, is prepared to griRd corn in the car. for stock fee I. Alo Meal and Hominy for family use. f" All orders attended to at short notice, on reasonable term. J AS. B. ABBOTT. Bhmton,Nov. 24, '55. tf. . C. PARTRIDQ, l. SMITH, W. H. eMITO, H. 8. SEED ' Partridge & Co., W WHOLESALE GROCERS snd Commis sion and Forwarding Merchants. No. S4 North Second-st-, St. Louis, Mo., will make lib eral cab advances on consignments 01 proauw, for saJa in St. Louis, New U rleans, New York and Boston. St. Louis, Oct. 2755. ly. . I To Fanny Fern's 1,000,000 Headers ANEW BOOS COMING ! We hsTe the pleasure of announcing that we Lave in press, and shall publish about the first of De cember, anew work of fiction, entitled ROSE CLARK, A Eoxascr Bt taxst Fkw. T1o last work, and first continous tale of that facina ting authoress, "Rath HalL," achieved a saxes unexaraplcdin the annals of letters. Inthelan gusge of a leading periodical, it' "created more profound sensation than any which has been, issued during qnarter of a century . Bat it is nnnecessary to-allude to the merits of ' "Roth HalL Jadgicg fron the- number copias of it we have sold, we judge that every body in the United Sutss has resl it. As- re spects the work we have 'now ia press. Rose Clark, we can only say that we regard U as, every respect, a greater, better work ; and ar confident it will not onlj sustain, but even in crease the reputation of its distinguished author ess V.re have reasons for thinking Bce Clark ' will make a greater sensation, than did ''Ruth Hall." . ? ' It will form an elegant 12mo volume of over 40.3 Dae-;. Tree tl.25. en receipt of which copies will be snt by mail, post-paid. "It will be for sale by all booksellers. ' 23?" Any newsrapsr giving this advertise- meat three insertions, and sending cs a copy of paper, with advertlftsment marked, will receive an ad vane copy of the work, bv mail, post-psid Pubiiahed by - MASON liiOTUERS, New York. . Dec. 1, 1S53, pi-p just anu jyiy