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LAWRENCE. KANSAS. 8ATDEDAT MOBXIXG, 8EPI.J7, 1859. BWS.SS.ee FKB AJrjTITBL.IV AVABCK Rm a ail tktFnalkt fwttfiHithilrtli dni'l ky aartr. ea aakrt kr , ruta4tta Tratk, te llWlj eaa Law. , M ateversa-ayi as. ul Vaar shall awe. T w.fcserlbers (X) When the terra for whteh sebwriber re eei'iiur their papers r mail or at the Post-oflio if oat or nearly to, we convex the intelligence br eroM at the end of their name, like the one t the commencement of this notice. This will irire 11 a fsir opportunity to know when their time U P. end terre a n invitation to renew their subscriptions. K7 Extra eoptes of the Herald of Freedom vnt p in wrapper! for mailing, if desired, cm ,he had at tbe Office. Price. Fire CenU each. The Lawrence BewabUean Mr. Perron. A more appalling pietnre of eorrnptioa and reckless dtbaidury can hardly be ennceired, than if thia moment presented by the official life of a mrjorityof the office-holder in tbe United State. Politic has become a trade a itame. ImpadiMt tricksters, without 6xed principles, political charlatan', with small brain, bat great sleiqht of hand, aDblnahing debauchees, reeking with pollution,--orrupiionit,who traf fic in their owa and other' votes, crowd them telve into every position of honor and profit, ' and, through the prostitution of partisan ma chinery, force themselves npon an nnwillinf people candidates for every office. The Republican party of Kansas owe it to itself and to its principle to utterly repudiate and disown this whole class of leech e and para sites. The Free-fitate party ruined itself, and had well nigh mined the cause, by attempting to carry the erunhing load of pnrxggii candi dates and lieentions leader. The strength of the Republican party in Kansas is with that class of men who will not ioleratesnchcandidates, nor follow such leaden. Tbe sooner this fact comes to be realised the better. There are sou in our party men seeking to be candidate for offices of high and responsible trust, whose personal character onght to forever preclude them from una office of honor or trust, nun of reckless and dissipiUedmnrale. diuolutt, abandoned, pbcn" BW. If the Republican party shall blindly and wilfully make such men its standard bearer, shall thus deliberately insult and trample under foot the moral sense of community, it will be most shamefully and ignominioualy defeated, and vill deservs to is. The Bleatb-hennda Loo Again. The Republican press of Kansas, seem ingly conscious of its own weakness, en deavors to keep individuals and journals in party traces by fear of personal abuse.' Whenever an individual or a press gives indications of hesitation to sustain the wildest of partisan measures, or the basest of men, if nominated for office, they let loose their stock of invective and billings gate, hoping thereby to frighten other men from following the example of the recu sant member. While connected with the Free State party, tbe same coarse of ac tion was pursued by them. The result was, that every prominent member of the party who had been connected with its early history, was under ban, and their influence in the party was gone. Dr. EobiSsoit, W. Y. Roberts, Gen. Pome. EOT, P. C. SCHUTLEB, Col. HOLLIBAT, O. C. Brown, Dr. Davis, J. K. Goodih in short, aU the old leaders of the party were etncKon aown, ana as tbe herald or Feeedox was the oldest Free State news paper in the Territory, the only one that . retained its name and editor during every . period of our Kansas history, and the most widely circulated and Influential withal, it came in for a full share of that ' aooauito ujwu lie political l : r -I . 1 i . .. jnjuujr lttuou, wen commenced tne as saults npon the private character of the editor, and no mean thing was too base for those partisan madmen to enunciate and give currency to. Even the domestic hearth of the editor was visited, and by falsehoods the most foul and unparalleled he was made to appear before the publi as lacking every virtue, and wholly des titute of morals. Such are the men who have the Re publican party of Kansas in its keeping men destitute of every ennobling senti mont, and whose only prospect of Heaven rests in the hope of being able to go up thither from the back of prostrate and crushed political opponents. Oar remarks above have been suggested after reading the various attacks in the Republican papers upon Mr. Ctmmisqs, of the Topeka Tribune, because it had in dependence of character sufficient to re fuse to support a man for Delegate to Congress, whose whole action for the past two years in that body has amounted to just nothing! Whoever will .take the pains to turn over the Congressional Ohbe and Appendix during those two session, will find that Mr. Parrott has done no more than a marble statue would if it had occupied his place. Other Ter- . rilories have laud grants, and appropria. tions for roads and public buildings. Thoy have post routes, and a thousand favors. which amount to large sums in the aid of new Territory just struggling into bo. iug ; but, as the Tribnne well said, none of these favors are secured to us by Mr. .Parrott. ' Indian titles are extinguish ed through his Influence. Mr. Cumkimgb tells this, and concludes, as he desires to IAS tha mataiil int.m.t. rxt Va proeperooa condition, to try Judge Jobs stos, and see if his influence will not amount tn OAmatliim knniUa tnm I...,. ....... vauQ.v.v tui 4UIIUM, J. US 1'A AttnA Mama an1 off in the attack upon Mr. Ccmmisos. Every whiffet, and pointer, and bloodhound of the press will catch the contagion, and unless Mr. C has independence of charac ter to survive the attack, he will be crush ed under the load of abuse and falsehood wnicn win be neaped tipon him. We copy from the Leader of the 10th inst, as a specimen of what is to follow : The Topeka Tribune has ignominioiulv gone over to the Democracy been bought 11 n f etui tiaa mwu1.!mim .V. t When its masters choose to put their col lar on the cur, somethinz thev are Droh- ably ashamed to do now, it will do longer wander about with its tail between its legs, asserting independence. J adas was one of these independent fellows, and all traitors are usually independent. The name which gave the Tribune position for ability wss that of L. Dow, Esq., who, of course, was in bo such bargain, and with drew before the "declaration of indepen dence." When wesee any editor relyiug olely upon the key that may be given him by another journal, without daring to oner a suggestion for bis course, we set him down as a good man to operate npon for independency. " Such is the policy of a tkamtiest and jx&utcd public press against one who has dared to atsnme bis native independence and sustain such men and sack, measure as he deems just. ' MIgnominoasly gone m lai m' 'Win - . T. " .-3 . -t 7 over to the Democracy,' "Bought vi "Masters put their collar on the cur," "Tail between its legs," "Jndas was an independent fellow," "Traitor are usual ly independent" Such are the choice, stereotyped phrases of the Republican press of Kansas, and such are its arguments against political opponents. .Shame on such, a press ! Shame on such arguments to defeat a political opponent 1 ; Shame on the men who descend so low, to ac complish so mean a thing' as theruia of a political opponent by falsehood and indis criminate denunciation ! The Herald or Freedom has need of subscribers, but we would a . thousand times prefer that those who feel inclined to sustain ns would rally around the Tri bune, and give it material aid in its defen sive warfare for the right. Those who love fair dealing, and wish to rebuke the hireling press of Kansas for its villainy, should send $2 at once to Mr. Cummings, and get his paper for one year. All who subscribe should remember that his is a Republican journal, and that it will do yeoman's service in the Republican cause, and in the support of Republican men and measures, but it has shown that it will not bow the knee to party dictation, regardless of right All honor to its, edi tor, and let him be manfully sustained. ' Tbt Beftstrr of Voters. In Leavenworth, we are informed, the names of Democrats which appeared in tbe printed registry of voters, did not ap pear in the copies of the registry placed in the hands of the judges of the lata city election. The registry law gives no war rant of authority for this erasure of the names of voters. The assessor is required to make a registry of the qualified voters, and, that he may not be imposed upon by persons not qualified to vote, the law pro vides,' in Sec. 3, that the assessor, "for that purpose, shall have full power to ad minister oaths to persons applying to be registered, touching their qualifications as voters." In all subsequent registries, the assessor is required to transcribe the names appearing on the registries of the previous year, and add the names of those not al ready, registered. No warrant is given him for striking out the name of any per son who has once been registered. On or before the fifteenth of August of each year, the city or township clerk re ceives the registry from the assessor, and it becomes his duty, on the 12th and 11th days before any election, to attend at the usual place of meeting of the township board or city council, "to register the names of such persons as shall personally apply to be registered, and who have not been already registered." No power is given the city or township clerk to strike from the registry any name tEereon. The evident principle of the law in Kansas is, that a name once registered cannot be erased by the assessor or clerk. Were the discretionary power of erasure placed in the hands of such officers, it would place the rights of voters too much at the mercy of partizan officers. The registry law of -New York authorizes the erasure of the of the name of an unqualified voter, upon tbe affidavit of two persons as to the lack of qualifications of such voter. yjut law proceeds upon the presumption that no man has a right to vote unless his name is registered. Yet a person who does not possess the legal qualifications of o: a voter, may not vote merely because his name is on the registry, but may be challenged, and required to swear in his vote, just as before the registry law was in force. This is the portion of the election law which protects the polls from illegal voting on the part of those who have been wrongly registered. The registry of this township, as pub lished' is imperfect, one name being James Mo, and twenty-one having no Christian name. The publication of the registry is incomplete, not coming up to the requirements of the law, which sped fies that the registry shall have three col' uruns, "one of which shall contain the names of voters in alphabetical order, one their occupation or profession, and the other their place of residence ; and, if in city, designating the street and block where they reside." Where a newspaper is published in a township or city, the clerk is required to publish thQ registry in such paper for three weeks. A mere al phabetical list of the registered voters is not a complete registry such as the law requires, and where that alone is published the provisions of the registry act fail to be fulfilled. The lists of registered voters now posted, and at present advertised in the Lawrence RepuUican, though certified to by the township clerk, as a true copy of the registry of the voters of Lawrence township, do not constitute a legal publi cation of the registry; and, if the publi cation of tbe registry, or posting up of written or printed copies of the same, are essential to its validity, then Lawrence has no legal registry for the October elec tion, and, so far as the registry act is con cerned, is disfranchised. , The registry act is a nullity so far as Lawrence is concern ed, cr the strong Republican vote of this township is cut ofl from the polls by a vitiated registry., However, this blunder may be provided for in advance, by Sec. 75th of the elec tion law. That provides: "Whenever it shall satisfactorily appear that any person has received the highest number of votes for any office, the canvassers shall give to such person a certificate of his election, notwithstanding (he provisions of Jaw mag net have been fully complied unJh, in noticing or conducting the election, to that the vill rrf the people mag not be defeated bg any informalitv,n lms saving clause carries down the registry law and its provision that none bnt registered voters may vote, quite as much as any other portion of the law. The enactment of a registry law is a mere farce, ritu such a provision following it, and the heavy expense attending its enforcement is a burden npon the people for worse than nothing. No board of judges is un der any necessity to enforce the registry law since, if they neglect it their action rendered Talid by Sec. 7a. . : . The registry law furnishes a very good process for bleeding the pockets of the people ; but, with sach a saving clause, is "safeguard for the parity of the ballot "T ; ;.; : i i ' ' "- . - ... - Solea aa Lyia;. As we nave stated on a former occasion, the principal candidates for Delegate to Congress, at the late Republican Conven tion, were T. D wight Thacher, M. F. Con way and Marcus J. Parrott Thacher is tbe principal editor of the Lawrence He- publican, the leading, central organ of the Republican party of Kansas. Thacher saw his own weakness in the nominating Convention, so he stepped aside, and the contest for a nomination lay principally between Parrott and Conway. For weeks before the Convention, Thacher was tell ing his readers what kind of a candidate the people wanted, and what kind of a candidate would ensure defeat At the head of our editorial columns we publish an extract from that paper of June 30th. We understand that S. O. Thacher, fh the Republican Club, last Monday even ing, denied having alluded to Mr. Parrott in his paper, and ' was very severe npon the Herald of Freedom for its statements in the premises.' ' Since the noble Solon has come to the aid of his cousin, will he be so kind as to explain who he had in his mind when he was running a parallel between the different candidates, in his issue of J uly 21st? We copy : Upon next Saturday, the Republican of tbe ranous precinct in this county are to select the delegates to a county convention, which, in turn, is to choose nine delegates to represent the county in tbe Territorial Convention for the nomination of a Delegate to Congress. So far as the voice of Douglas County is concerned, the f rimary meetings on that day willdetermme who hat candidate shall be. Let the people look ple look well to this matter. It is for them to (mi whether we shall hare a candidate who will stand square up to Republican principles who will make an open ana manful ngbt, or onotcno via carry Me iei 'at arji eitublican taa at half -matt, and matt a tort of htUf-vxu compromise beseem ItepuUicaMunn and democracy. It vill be for than tony vhetner that candidate shall bo a man of probity and moral tcortn one whose calm control over himself shall hare shown him to be a fit law-maker for others, or whether he shall be just tKs opposite. It will be for them to say whether that candidate shall be a man who, if elected, will go to Washington and do something for his constituents take an active interest in their welfare be a worker, or one who will live a aav. oasu. lam lift, and ran. fin Mis attentions to a Jen farortd localities in srnicnns may nave some personal interest. It will be tor them to say whether that candidate shall a man who will consider himself as the repre sentative of the Territory, or merely of some one toon. It will be for them to say. in short, whether that candidate shall be a MAN, and a sound, ardent Repnbliean, or awre political trictster, with no fixed political principle ex cept to eat tbe loaves and fishes of office, and keep on the strong and winning side. Who was this candidate who it was feared would carry the Republican flag at half-mast f nominated? Who was it that was "just the opposite" of a "man of probity and moral worth?" Who was it that would live a "gay, eay, lazy life, and confine his attentions to a few favored lo calities," if nominated ? Who was it that would "not be a man and sound, ardent Republican, but a mere political' trick ster, with no fixed political principles except to eat the loaves and fishes of office?" Come, Thacher, tell the pub- he who you had in your mind when you indited that article. Were you endeavoring to make the public believe that T. Dwight Thacher was the man you , thus indiscriminately denounced Or was it Martin F. Conway? If it was one of these, it seems you, also, had very serious objections to Mr. Parrott, for yon gave him an article nearly a column in length, in your paper of that week, fol lowing the one from which we make tb above extract in which his name occurs about a dozen times. The article is head' ed " Mr. Parrott" That article, we sup posed, furnished the key to the person al luded to in the one from which the ex tract is made. It shows that Mr. Parrott has given his attention, principally, to Leavenworth; that he has "had a goodi easy time for two years;" that he bad been defeated in his own county, and that it was "not always good policy to. elevate the general of the broken-down and de feated division to the position of com mander-in -chief of the whole army, as reward for his defeat" We shall look after Solon again, when we have more leisure, but hope he will favor ns with an early answer to the abov inquiries. The Affidavit, at Last The Lawrence Republican has three affi davits, which fail to substantiate its charge. Mr. Rohrbacker, in his affidavit states that he did not "heir him say that he was inatrof re-opening the African Slave-Trade." Townsend's affidavit is confession of an abortive attempt to force Judjre JoiiwsTOir to commit himself in favor of the Slave Trade. Kiesler's is in the same vein, Sacrlflclnf Freedom. The Republican Press of Kansas insist that the Wyandott Constitution must be adopted to secure freedom in Kansas. Every man who does not favor that in strument is denounced as a traitor to free dom. Yet these same sheets do not hes itate to say that they have objects of more consequence than "freedom." One paper would vote down the Constitution if it gave the claimants their rights, thus put ting its spite against the "claims" as par amount to the adoption of a Free Constl tution. Even Freedom's Champion, which is so in love with the negro race, and so desirous that they should have full "free dom" fn Kansas, turns right around and says: "oone proposes to give the no groes the right to vote were it proposed, no one would oppose it more earnestly than outsell. We are opposed to any such extension of the right of suffrage, now and at all times ; and, if we thought the Constitution allowed auy such exten sion, we wonld oppose the instrument it self." What a consistent champion of of equal rights ! If the Constitution did not provide a "nigger pew" politically, he would vote down that "freedom-loving instrument." r Mark the base hypocrites. J 'Respect tor Law." . A number of persons in Leavenworth, including the Yaughans, aid others, were indicted at the last term of the District Court as accessory to the escape of Char ley Fisher from the Territorial authori ties. Sinco that time tbe indictments have been stolen from the clerk's office. Judge Pettit instructed the Grand Jury to End new indictments, lie stated that the parties must have certified copies of the indictment on which they oouldr go to trial if they chose, bat they waived that privilege. . . '" ' , Perhaps stealing the indictments is a manner some higher-law men hare of showing their respect for "law and order" a mere foretaste of the code of proced- m under the State regimen? ! i Tbe'rTlis W FroedomT Allen Pinks, a native of Pittsburg, Pav, and free-born,' after making several trips on the Ohio, Misaiaoirl, Missouri! YsiOO, and other rivers, came from St Louis to Leavenworth a year ago last August ' In September, he shipped on the Twilight, and went to St Joseph, and from there back to Weston.' While In town, mak ing some purchases, the steamer went off and left him. In crossing the river to Kansas, he was kidnapped by an old man named Washburn, together with, a white msn who was crossing with. him. They were tied together, but the white man was released, and Pinks committed to jail, without an opportunity to establish his freedom. He was confined from the 14th of September till the 16th of March, when he escaped, went to St Louis, and shipped on board - of steamer Minnehaha, for St Joseph. At Weston, the old jailor and a motley crew boarded tbe boat, and took him back to his old quarters, in the jail. A cannon was planted at tbe land ing, as if to intimidate the captain of the boat who tried to prevent the arrest but failed. He was locked up in the iron box once occupied by Dr. Doy, where he re mained till the 15th of August That evening the door was opened by the keep er, when Allen knocked him down, and by swimming the Platte, Missouri and Kansas rivers, and traveling fifty miles on foot, without food, except a watermel on, for three and a half days, reached here on the morning of the 18th of Aug' ust , His free papers had' been taken from him in Missouri, and the jailor at Platte City intended to keep him until Septem ber, when he would have been sold for his jail fees. He is nearly white, very in telligent, and would have commanded a high price in the Southern market A gentleman of this city wrote at once to 1 lttsburg for necessary papers to es tablish the fact that he was well known to be a free man in that city. This re quest was promptly responded to, and the papers at once forwarded to as. Requisite affidavits were sworn to by Mr. William M. Arthur, who knew Pinks and his fam ily well, and by Dr. Thos. J. Gallagher, who was the attending physician at the birth of Allen Pinks, and had been the family physician of the Pinks family, We had the pleasure, on Tuesday last of presenting to Mr.-Pinks his free papers which his friends at Pittsburg had pre pared for him. His eye sparkled with pleasure as he received them. We could not but feel that our claim to being a free country was a mere mockery, when a man, bearing tbe imprints of humanity in every lineament was compelled to carry upon his person written evidence of his being free. With no titles of nobility among us, yet this poor man, with a great er amount of intelligence than one-half the slaveholders of the South are in pos session of, is pursued, arrested, imprison ed, detained for months, and only escapes being sold into perpetual slavery by ex. ercising those God-given rights .which the jailor who had him in custody did not possess. Mr. Pinks showed that he had been up the Missouri river several times, down to New Orleans, and has traveled much in the slave States. For the planter he ex pressed respect ; but he could not find terms of invective sufficiently bitter to express his hatred of those wretches, everywhere held in supreme contempt whose profession it is to hunt up a free negro, rob him of what property they find upon his person, and sell him into slavery to pay his jail fees. f The Conflict of Proclamation. We give place, in this week's issue, to the Proclamation of Acting Governor Walsh, in reference to the election on the Wyandott Constitution. It is an explicit and well-prepared document, placing the requirements of the law before the offi cers and the people. All qualified vot ers under the Territorial laws are recog nized as voters on the Constitution. The Registry Act is dispensed with. Returns of the election are to be made to Governor Medart, at Lccompton. The polls are to be kept open until sunset Of course there will be some tall shriek; ing about this proclamation, as an infringe ment on the rights of tbe people. But is strictly in accordance with the law, an no discretion was left the Governor except jio enforce tne tern tonal laws. 1 ne reg uiatiocs concocted by the Republican ma jority of the Wyandott Convention, on tbe plea of "assisting the Governor," con cocted solely for party advantage, are set aside, and justly. The Convention sovereign they claim. Still more so the Territorial Government, now in oper ation, for its sovereignty is in force now, while tli jf of the Convention expired with its session. A law in force is a clearer and better expression of the will of the peo ple, than a Constitution which lacks vi tality.'. . '-...:.'. Mr. Wiochell's proclamation is based npon the Schedule of the Wyandott Con stitution, requiring of voters the qualifica tions of that embryotic Constitution, and that they "shall have been duly registered according to the provisions of the registry law of this Territory." It requires re turns to be made to Mr. Winchell, at To- Ipeka. It bears date the 12th of Septem ber, and is signed by J. M. Winchell and John A. Martin, President and Secretary of the Constitutional Convention.' It adds, at the close, "Governor Medary being ab sent from the Territory, his name does not appear as one of the Board." This seems to be a confession that it was never pre sented to Acting Governor Walsh for his approval, and astigns a false reason for the non-appearance of the name of the Gov ernor. It ill the .duty of all honest men, who wish to maintain the supremacy of the laws, to see to it that the Proclamation of the Acting Governor is fully complied V . . i ' - er . t -t. iwitu. .looming can more nueciuaiiy s-iii the Wyandott Constitution than U have anarchy and usurpation characterise the mode by which it is to be vitalized. - (7 Dr. J. n. Jokes has received the Republican nomination for Representative in the Territorial Legislature front Lino county. . ' - - - Mnaronea. ... : : 4.. t , The Convention law of the Territorial j legislature requires voters under it to have sjpen feriai fije sident for at least ten day pre vious to the election in the county Jh which, they may offer to vote, i The li'yandott Constitution requires voters to iave Tneen tfirfy days resident In the Ufumship or ward where they may offer to vbte. ' . ' . . . . . - J Another point of difference is, that the Convention law requires the county boards f canvassers to transmit to the Governor "a certified abstract" of the poll books fcnd tally lists of each of the several pre cincts 01 tne county; while the Constitu pon requires that the county boards shall transmit to the President of the Wyandott FConvention, "a certified transcript" of the Wall books and tally lists of each of the several precinets of the county.-" This imposes on tne county boards of canvas sers the burdensnma Antv r.f 11 v i. j . "y"srj ptm ooos. ana taiiy list Kept m the county, flies.. mcueii ana Martin are to have ,7 , , r 1 i.s ana -, Jr..uluu1K. n..jr,mluoeloroinem,asaDasiBrorcan. vassing the votes cast at any election un- der the Schedule of the Constitution. AAuiv many nays wm it take them to run nar l,.l... 3 . ... .... uu iisw cniicauy, Delore tney can declare the result? i Leavenworth Awake. .Leavenworth wants a railroad, and is reaiiy in earnest about having one. The people of that city have voted, almost unanimously, to authorize the city to is- uo jpiuu.uw in oonds, and the county to toanaa an4 A A I . u uuime 10 lU9 same amount The "'""""p 1Bi "ve suosenbed $100,000, lollowing resolutions were adopted and will increase it to $150,000. This . Whereas, our friend and brother Dan looks like accomplishing the object iel H Gra-V ,1M en suddenly called Lawrence seems to keep quiet iust as tnwi-i. :i j . . " . , .. 6- .u, uiusi come to ner oy the lorce of circumstances. Perhaps such faith will be rewarded by the realily, but it .Winan. without any sufficient provo may be a cause for giving a different di- Ca,'.D; thereforf. in order to show our re rection to railroad lin L W f?r on.r de(?a?ed bro". and also Their Lin. of Poller We once heard a Republican state that the true mode of battling the Democracy was to charge upon them as principles what they did not profess, and as facts. anything that would tell against them, thus keepmg them on the defensive, and never taking back a single false charge, but coining new ones. This course he said was more effective than arguments, The Republicans of Kansas have been drilled in the same school. Their re- peated and false attacks upon Democratic officials and Democratic nominees, prove ;. tt . ,. , . , .,, ' it Having tned to kill Mr.. Parrott by intimatiDg that he was a drunken candi- date, they now apologise for that charge by new lies against Judge Johnston. The Satanic press ride every hobby and lie vv ... wnicn they think will win. To their1 rallvbff crv of frua anil lj i... speech, they now add "free lvinr ." Thv - - ' ( uu. lice , . ' ..-o vuij.caoiepianKoi men fjiuuurin. a,, r "-vuBiauna. AII(n PlnlrU in rlasrin'rtinr . iL. nigger-ocracy of Missouri, said that they . . J . mm DwtMine lllia Ul LI1H naa not a particle or honor or manliness, thnnoh tW ,r,r,A tx.m a.j, .J 0 uigu.umt hubs of Captain, Major, Colonel, General, 4c. xupj were outcasts irom other States, and laid the foundation of their fortunes bv two, and finally, by hook or crook, found themselves in possession of a good prop- Artv mnrt hnA.nJ . 1 .... .... w.vj, auu uuiiulcu wim a muitaiy title, nrtiinl. lit. V 1 , . nuitu uo tuamj was maae to cover a multitude of sins. Correct Registries, How correctly the assessors and town ship clerks have done their duty in taking the registry we can onlv infnr fmm t reffistriea which ha r.n -,,,w;.lw. w. . . r " have not seen a single one which con forms to the law, all of them omitting to give the block and street on which per sons reside, who live within the limits of a city. If the publication of the registry is at all essential to its validity, a large share of the voters are disfranchised. provided the registry is insisted upon at tbis election. The Letter Writer oa Kan. The Kansas correspondent of the Phil adelphia Bulletin is preparing the Eastern public for the anticipated defeat of Mr. Parrott He thinks the Constitution will have 5000 majority, but. Parrott not more than 1000 votes over Johnston. This great disparity of vote must be accounted I for, so he adds : . A ereat manv Rniibliana thmlr tha IS Vla-ti- Mlink A I. -A ll. A w uv uiuvu irv vuuvbb imiwceu iue two i ?.Z . l"j.rr "rr1, lu n"mo- Aql: it-cuug uiuuuwa niuca luKewarmness. ana 1 ..mi. ..... 1. - "--.-, uu 1 will bo prejudicial to Parrott's success. Have Your Name Registered. The Republican officials, in spite of the . , . . 1 0 Governor's proclamation, will attempt to enforce thejegislry law. Let every man, thenwfiose name is not on the list, call on the townshin or citv clerk where h. ., , ... , , " icm,u u ciuYoum u;i I beforethe Constitutional election, the 22nd I and 23d days of September, and have his I . . ,.j Tt. : ies must give the block and street on which they reside. Aa Error. The Leavenworth Register, in comment ing on the Governor's Proclamation, says: "The late by which the Convention was called together authorizes the Governor to issue his proclamation, but gives him no power to say who shall or who shall not vote." The 20th section of the Con vention law provides that the proclama- tion shall contain "the qualifications of electors." That annuls the Register's as sertion. Olathe Herald. Messrs. A. Dbvesket and J. M. Gnro have commenced the publication of anew Democratic paper at Olathe, Johnson Ca The first number gives evidence of marked ability, and we congratulate the citizens I of Johnson county that so creditable a pa- per is started in their midst Let them by all means sustain it The press is an im portant element in the education of the Americas people. i : fjr Leigh Hckt. the celebrated poet and author, of England, died oa the 28th nit, in the 7oth year of his age. " Unloa" Ssbm"&clti detavriaatT A Celebration of all the 'Sabbath Schools in Douglas county will be held in Law rence, on Thursday, Sept 22nd. The schools of Lawrence will meet at the Methodist church at 9 o'clock. All other schools will assemble at the Episco- rial chnrrti .t i. . 1 National Uotel.y'tne President isstay- " tte UrL wheDMfrngat "the Old Soldier's Home." Yester- vucjr wm oe escorted oy tna .Lawrence schools (united as one school) to the Pic Ate Grounds, in the grove near Mr. Wil- dor's. The exercises of the day will consist of short addresses to the parents, the teachers, the children, and the audience : sinirinp: 1 am m a a oj tne cnimren ; a fic-A'ic Dinner, and all the various, games and sports for the yonng. - Children should come dressed suitably iora aay 01 enjoyment m the woods. No tables will be set, aa each school is rrrwrt ed to furnish its owq provisions, which I ;n v. - i , , Fweu arouna ry the committees of the several schools. Provisions for the Lawrence schools will be received bv the committee at uie Uongregational church. t,m o to iu o-ciock-. .Procession will move to the Pie-Nic Grounds o'clock precisely. - - ,' at 10 The officers of the day are : P.H Ber- 1 Ksu, of moominffton. PM.nt . a. Bl . V ' D rora.oi Lawrence, Vice President Leon- ard Woostcr. Musical TWt. a w Deitzler, Chief Marshal,; aided by the oupenmeuueotsot tbe Lawrence schools. Eeiolntion. At a meeting of Stanton Lodes of An. cient Free and Accented Mason. nM .t Masonic Hall, in the village of Stanton I . . ' on Saturday, the 13th day of August, the V "g oy oeatn, under circum- 01 " most pamtul character, ami whereas it is tbe belief of thi. TH,,. he was maliciously killed hv TW.i..... i -o..n...u ui iuh muraerous act by WD,Ch ,he ,T. ki,Ied' be !t " .VTJ ' T?,e L"P ? members of this Lodge will wear the usual badge of mounting for thirty days; and fnrth?r' that th om, from which STOt; which we are moDst painfully remmded of onr ,08. 06 also draped in mourning, - "?v"1' Tnat we tender to the mourn- erZ thies. Yon have lost a husband, we hae lost a brother; let us hope thit'we shall !' re"nited at lst in the Grand Lodge nor8 fa when there will be no mora sorrow and no more nart- ing forever. more part . Besdvol, That a copy of these Resolu- hn8 be 8ent to-tn8 Southern Kansas Eer- nJ?n 1 vT ""l l" th.e , . "Bnuwji, OUV1 BlflU 111B I.lUil- iy oi tne oeceased. hAfrlean Slav Trade." mi ... ,"''ow,",g ParaSrapbs comprise the wm"e i ln cnarS made by the Law rence itepMican against Judge John- i ston : When Judge Johnston denies havin expressed opinions favorable to the re" ftnffninff nf tlia A 1 . w-. n, I "t " me 0 1 a, V a LrMMP or ttltw KnnnM on. his aJ" ,0 Topeka, ice shall be readii I truth the , ttm - J ..' wZ 'l i. , , , L . We W8 T trrefragilde testi monv. TJrovinir that nnh ti...-i position on the slave trade. Let him denu Tv , " "r- .,JudS Johnston is now absent from the fore his departure, and he denied it, but considered it too frivolous for public no- I wu, In his absence, we are authorized to say, that Judge Pendery, of this city, was in company with Judge Johnston on his way to Topeka that he was present at all the interviews he had with persons at Big Springs, and that the statements made bv U Tt II , - . . . the Republican's informant or informants, tnat he uttered any sentiment counte- nancing the idea that he was in favor of the re-opemnz of the S ave Trade, in an shape or form, is wholly and totallv falsn Now get "ready with the testimony." Lcav. JTerall, Wyandott and Oaawatomle Ballroad. At a meetillf? nf tha TnmrrtAratnra eF the Wyandott and Osawatomie Railroad, neia at south wyandott, on t nday, Sep. tember ltb, 1859. Allen P. Ward, of Paola, Lykins county, K. T., was elected President: S. C. Parrisb. of Osawatomie. Secretary; and O. C. Brown, of Osawato mie, Treasurer. Resolved, That the President. Secretary and treasurer be directed to open books at such time and place as they may agree upon, and recoive subscriptions of stock; and when fifiy thousand dollars and up wards shall huve been taken, the Presi dent shall ;rive notice by publication in newspapers of the time and place of th e meetmgof the directors. Journal of Com- menxt ly- t..,,.. i- . . New York. Sept. 8. n . . Contracts were executed in this citv tn day, by the Western Union TeleerapCo. the Missouri River Telegraph Co., and the Missouri. Kabsas and Utah Telecraph r nn an "'W Company, by which the former company have become tbe controllers of all the telegraph lines west of St Louis; and ar- fangments are now in progress and ample means provided to extend the lines of the two latter companies, under the general superintendence of Charles M. Sttsbbms. from St. Louis to Fort Smith, five hnn "red mile on the route of the Butterfield I 1 3 T :t wenaua 31 an Server of A Hew York Indian Land. The Washington States says : The General Lacd Office has received plats of the survey of nine townships of tbe New iork Indian Lianas in Kansas. This is the first receipt of plats under this survey, which will proceed until a sufiicieot amount has been laid ever to provide each of the New York Indians with the por tion of land- allotted to him by treaty. W ben this has been completed, tbe re maining lands will be surveyed and open' for entry. Leap. Herald. ftljjml Trn-1ff A letter has been received by Andrew Stark, from the. Actine Commissioner of the General Land Othce, stating that in. atructions have been sent to Lecompton to ithhold tbe above lands from sale. He says: "la the meattime, you will suffer no interference from others, eitner by fil ing or otherwise, with any of said claims. till further orders from this office." The commissioner refers to those lands that were entered or bled npon in lVol.Ltnn County IleraUl. A potent has recently been issued for an imi5ment in Locomotive En gines. It is the magnetizing of the driv ing wheels, thereby causing seventy-five per cent, additional adhesion to the iron track : thus enabling a light engine of seventeen tons weight to perform tbe wort of a heavy engine of thirty tons. From oW Linn County tTsrald, Washisotox Citt, Ang. 23, 1869. Mr. Editor: A few days ago I arrived in "this dull and dusty city" and find almost every person, "with their Uncle Tom," gone to the springs or the sea shore. I met Gov. Medary, of Kansas, and Senator Green, of Missouri, at thS day, we had an interview with him, aud presented to him tbe petitions from south ern Kansas and south-western Missouri, asking that the lands of Kansas be with held from private entry till after the next session of Congress, so that appropriations can be mails for our railroads and other .intercal improvements. The President said he was anxious to do what he could for the benefit of the Territory, but re- ouired time ' to ascertain whether he had the power, to withhold lands from private entry, after they had been offer ed at public sale. To determine that question he has referred the petitions to the Department of the' Interior. We have precedents in the cases of lands in Michigan and Wisconsin, where, after the lands were exposed to publio sale they were withheld from private entry, until a grant of land was given for the construc tion of Railroads. We have every assu rance from the President and the General Land Office, that they will do all they can to keep the lands out of the hands of speculators, so that the country may be improved by the construction of railroads, and the actual settlers thereby be bene fited. If this promise is fulfilled, we can get a grant of land from Congress next winter, and provisions made to secure the lands so that we can construct a good sys tem of railroads in Kansas. In regard to the Miami Lands, Gov. Medary (in accordance with the request of citizens of Linn and Lykins counties,) has presented tbe subject to the President and upon an investigation it is ascertained, that thia matter is more complicated than was supposed before we came here, the interests of the general government of the Miami Indians and the white settlers are all involved, and it is thought it will require the action of Congress, to secure and legalize the claims of those who pre empted in 1857, when the land office was oiiened by mistake. I had an interview to day with the acting commissioner of the general land office, and he informed me that an investigation has been ordered so as to protect those who hold lands pre empted when the office was open in 1857. An examination has also been ordered, in regard to settlements made on lands se lected by the Indians, and also on what is called "the general reservation," the latter contains about 70,000 acres, and are principally in Lykins county, being town ship 19, and tbe north half of township 20, in ranges 23, 24 and 25. All filing and pre-empting on this portion of the reserve has been, ordered to be suspend ed. ' The south half of township 20, and all the Miami lands in Linn county, south of township 20, will remain open and there will be no obstruction or interference in regard to the right of way for the J. C. & N. V. It. R which we obtained two years ago; that right is fully secured, and we can go on with the construction of our road tbis fall, and wherever we find mate rials on government land, south of the middle line of township 20, we have a right, by our grant, to use them in thd instruction of the railroad. The de partments express a determination to do justice to the Indians, and at the same time do full justice to the settlers, such measures will be recommended (after a full investigation,) to Congress, as will secure to every settler the claim for which he has paid, or that he has improved with the intention of pre-empting, and the actual settlers will in all cases be protected in their claims against "jumpers." If the people who have settled on those lands, iu Lykins and Linn counties, will peaceably carry out their plan adopted at Paris, on the 23d of July lost, and take measures to have their interest looked after during the next session of Congress, I have no doubt that those who have settled upon the lands in good faith, whether they have paid for them or not will secure thoir title from government Returns of the re-survey of that part of tbe northern bounda ry of the Osage Indian lands, in Kansas, which was established by J. C. McCoy in 1836, lying east of tho meridian, and the north-east corner of the Osage lands, a distance of 75 miles, 8 chains, and ill links have been received at the General Land Office. Also of the survey of the north ern boundary of the Cherokee Neutral lands, a distance of 24 miles, com mencing with the north-east corner of the Osage lands, and intersecting the western boundary of the .State of Missouri, four miles south of the 5th standard parallel south in Kansas. The establishment of these boundaries is for tbe purpose of lim iting tbe extent of the New York lands, which are being subdivided in order to allot 320 acres to each of such of the New York Indians, as abb kow ttpok tbe lands, under the provisions of the treaties of 1838 and 1842, with those Indians and for the further purpose of segregating the residue of the reserve, and declaring it public lands. As the Indians have made threats to drive out the settlers, (it has been represented to the Department that it is filled up by a hardy and industrious class of emigrants, and that some of the largest and best improvements to be found aeywhere in southern Kansas, ore in tL;u. portion of tbe Territory,) they will adopt lmnieuiaie steps 10 pruterct me wane set tlers from the Indians, and bring the lands open for settlement and pre-emption tbe earliest moment possible. We have had a satisfactory interview with the General Post Office Department and find some 01 tbe mails in south Kan. sag and Missouri, were discontinued with. out full information on the subject - The petitions of our citizens, and the proposi tions made by contractors to wait for their pay, till Congress maKes an appropriation, which we presented, are having a good effect The contractor on one route has been ordered to increase his service to three times a week, and upon the connect- in? links which were discontinued upon main routes, orders win be given to con tinue service npon them, and a thorough investigation made in Missouri and Kan sas at once, so as to consolidate tbe routes, and make an increase of service upon tbe principal ones which will make our msiis more efficient. lour. , .: W.F,M.ARNY. Gallon. Wm. D. Bishop, Commis sioner of Patents, has issued a circular de bmng the difference betweeu an engrav ing, which is the subject of copyright and a label, which is the subject of patent only. A copyright costs fifty cents, and gives a monopoly for twenty years ; whilst a patent costs fifteen dollars, and gives a monopoly lor but seven years.- The Com' missioner decides that when a production is issued as a work, and is intended for sale as such, it may be copyrighted ; but that when not produced forssle as a work of art, but evidently fur a label, it falls under the Patent laws. Kr There is. on the route of the over land mail, about two hundred and eighty miles east of El Paso, a spring, said to be one hundred and fifty feet in diameter, which has been sounded to tbe depth of eight thousand feet without finding bot tom. The surface is as smooth as that of mountain lake. It is slichtlv itn pred ated with alkali, and contains five varie ties of fish. It is called Leon Hole. 03T The Chicago, Iowa and Nebraska railroad has been built for $13,000 a mile. turn- Joint Political Heetlars. Judge Sanders W. Johnston and Hon. Marcus J. Parrott the nominees of their respective parties, will address the peo. pie of Kansas, by agreement at th fol! lowing time and places: Tneedar. Sept. tVedneedai, do Thursday, . do Saturday, ' do Moadar, , do Teeedajr, do Wednesday, do ' Friday, - do Saturday, do Tneedar, do Wednesday, do Olath Johnson eoat, iSi ran. Linn a 1J Humboldt. Allen do ft K'oJ'-.W'd.ondJ 2i,S!L,D,t",i'Cfrdo P .T11?'. Anderson di "."Citr.Kranklind S7,Atohisnn,Athiondo Su, rloltoa. Jvkv,. j. rrieay, - ao Saturday, October 1. Oskaloosa,Jeffri)Illi" Monday, do , Leavenworth Cili All meetings to be held at 2 o'clock P. M., except that at Leavenworth which' is at 1 o'clock, P. M. Allowed on, hour to open. One and one-half to fl low. One-half hour to close. The candidates to alternate. . .'JOHN. P.SLOUGH, Setfy Dem. Ex. Cora, v ' - ' A. C. WILDER, 8ecy Rep. Ex. Com. v roUnoal Addreaue. Dr. Jambs Davis, F. C. Cubbies snd other speakers will address the people it the following times and places : Monday. Sent. 13, Willow Spring, Douti, eonnty.VP. M. Tuesday, Sept. 13, Council City, ShtB. eonnty. " Wednesday. Sept 14. Emporia, Breckenridr. eeunty, 1 P. M. " Thursday, Sept. IS. Florence, RrrrksnriJp. eonnty, S P. at., and at Ottumwa, Coffcj euun" Friday, Sept 10, Belmont Woodson eonntr, Saturday! Sept. 17, Leroy, Coffey eountj, 7 Monday, Sept. 19, Hyatt, Anderson eounti 1 P. M., and Greeley at 7 P.M. Tuesday, Sept. 20, Lane City. Franklin oouo ty, S P. M .and Osawatomie, L) kins Co., 7PM Wednesday. Sept. 81, Stanton, Ljkinn count 3 P.M.. and Ohio City, Franklin county, 7 l u' Thursday, Sept. St. Prairie City. Dooslai conn" ty.SP. M., and Lawrence at r P. M. " Friday, Sept, S3, Big Spring, Doutlas count, t P. M and Lecompton at 7 P. M. fjT" Tbisitt Cupbch the Rev. Chas. Reynolds, Pastor is to be open (D. V.) three times on Sunday next Subjects of the Sermons, Morring, (10 1-2 A. M.) Is the Episcopal Church Romish in her oiigin or doctrines ? Afternoon, (4 P. M.) Is she scriptural in her ministry and mode of worship ? Evening,' (7 1-2 o'clock.) Is she re publican or monarchist in her church gov. eminent? Q5" The cholera is spreading all along the shore of the Baltic. If the sovereigns of Europe still wished war,, this dread en emy would provo the "great pacificator." Q5r Why are young ladies at tho break ing up of a party like arrows t Because they can't go off without a beau, and are all in a quiver till they get one. OCr-The State Record, a Republican pa per, is soon to be started at Topeka, by the Ross brothers. (yGov. Medart returned on Tuesday last from Washington. till Earplug. A week ago the Lawrence Republican charged that Judge Johnston, the Di-nio-cratic candidate for Congress, hnd derlnrrd in favor of the " African slave-trade." It was a bold and deliberate falsehood, and we so pronounced it. Instead of irivinr proof to sustain the declaration, the K pub lican this week, simply repeats the futse. hood, and adds that " Judge Johnston dor not, in any way, deny our charge." Our denial of the slander was made au thoritatively. Judge Johnston never did, at any time, at any place, or under any circum stances, make any such declaration as is attributed to hiin. It is a foul sluwkra base falsehood, and could only hace tmanaUd from the cowabdlv black-heaitkd li beller who persists in giving it publicity. Judge Johnston is opposed to the slave trade. On every suitable occasion he has so publicly declared. Xrar. Herald, 1UIA iust. Southern Nebraska. The editor of the Doniphan Post on a recent trip to Southern Nebraska, stopprd with a Mr Pierce, near Falls City, and thus reports the sentiment of the people of that section on annexation : Mr. Pierce we found to be an enterprizirir, man and a zealous Republican, who main tains that southern Nebraska is stronly republican, and that if it was ever carried by the Democrats it was the fault of the Republicans. The sympathies of the peo ple of this part of Nebraska seem to point to Kansas, and they appear to be disap pointed that we refused to include them in onr boundary. Though they are now form ing a constitution, Die general impression is that we can yet have southern Nebraska, if we vote down the Wyandot Constitution. Registry Act Wabaunsee, Sept. 7th, Friend Cummings: I have just If exanining the Registry list of this town and find that every Black Republican vote here and absent is registered, while many Democrats, actual residents, are left on". Democrats, look sharp those living back from the town in which they vote should examine the list and be sure your names are there. In haste, JL'STICK. We are loath to believe that any officer, be he Republican or Democrat, would go beyond or neglect his duty as charged in the above instance. Voters should took to their interests, and be sure and have tht ir names properly registered. Topeka In bunt Fewster Robert Horner, M. D., F. R. 8., late President and Perpetual Vice President of the British Medical and Sur gical Association and Senior Physician to the Hull General Infirmary, and also J. T. Conquest, M. D., F. K. S., a well-known author and lecturer upon Obstetrics at S'. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, have pub licly embraced Homeopathy. (Tif The new Custom House at Chicago is represented as a very handsome buildup. It is built of Illinois marble, of a cream color, and is three stories high. The lower story is devoted to the post-oflice. the sec ond story to the custom house, and the third to the Lnited States Courts. It is estima ted to cost $450,5bO. The Register is virtuonslv incensed because it senaitive nostrils sceut a lai.d bribe in argument for the election of John Toir to Congress : yet, this versatile nrint. in the same breath, holds out a land bribe as an inducement to vote for "Mr. Pahbott and the Wyandott Constitution." Hies us what a consistent people we arel Leac. Dispatch. - . The Id Don't Win, The Lawrence (Kansas) Revublican says that Judge Johnston, nominated for Delegate to Con cress bv the Democrats of that Territory, has avowed himself in favor of re-opening the slave-trade. We can scarcely credit this. Pittsburg Dispatch. fjf Chas. Dickens is said to have given up his proposed visit to this eeuntry. ' fjf The elections in Maihe and Ver mont have resulted in increased Republican majorities. Cj?" air. Dutton is the Republican can didate for Territorial representative from Brown county. $3T Hon. Geo. Graham is the Republi can nominee ror the Council in the Fulh District. US" Judge G. W. Pcbkins, of Leaven, worth, has taken Judgs Johnston's place in the canvass with Mr. Parrott, till his re