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ARTICLE XVIL Basks hi Ccaacscv. Pect(CW i. No Bank shall be established otherwise than Under a General Banking Law. Sac. If the General Assembly shall enact Oeoeral Banking Law, such b ahall provide lor the registry and countersigning by the Audi tor of StaU nf all paper credit designed to be cir culated aa money, with ample collateral security, mdfly convertible Into fpene ferine reoemp. tk of the same la gold or silver shall be rs-. quired) which collateral security ahall be wndar j the control of the proper officer, or officer d State. Soch taw shall restrict the aggregate amount of all paper credit to be circulated as money, and the aggregate amount to be pot in circulation in any one year and no note isesoed fnVlliii nnirflnn nf this section shall be of a leaf denomination than ten dollars. J ."TSec.3. The Stockholders in every Bank or! Banking Company shall be Individually liable to j anamounrover and above their kk equal w UaClT tTVpTCUT IllKCB iM MUCaV IW sail UUUU autu liabilities of said Banker Banking Company. I Sec: 4. Allb'lls or notes issued as money shall be at alltiBKS redeemable hi gold or silver; and j Rcmkmbkr,. That all travel between no law shall be pasted sanctioning, directly or-. Western Iowa and North-Western Mia indiresUy, the suspension by any Bank or Bank-1 anJ Kansas, will pass directly pwy-i-j. SccTS. HolJersof Bank notes shall beentit-j peat payment over all.other creditors. j Bsc 6. No Bank shall receive, directly or in-; dlcrs, teams, stock, lumber, or any rti- j with freight ; and when they pass iioon dirseay, a greater raU ofinterest than shall be j (;c,e wilatever can crosseJ over at all i ville, but little of it has been discharged. allowed by law lo individuals loaning money. Sac.7. Every Baifk or Banking Company ahall be required to cease all banking operations within twenty years from the time of its organi maUon.and promptly thearafter to clpae its bnsi- Pre. 8. The State ahall not be a Stockholder ,' . . m r i l.iil i . 't. 1 -m 4MM.diM.c.ii,.haaM.'Wliitt Clond sell .roods and rrovibions demption of their paper at some acceasiWc and j as low as they can be had in the Terri - cwnvenieat point within the State. ,- jtorv. Sbc, 10. The said Banking law ahall contain! f' fn... M . i. MHMaJuiJUr . :Eb. U. At the time of submitting Una Con-j atitatioa to the electors for their approval or dis-i approval, the articles numbered, in relation to t Ceaeral Banking Law, shall be snbmitted as a I dtiCnct mopositioo in the following form: Gen eral Banking. Law; yes or no; and if a majority etthe. votes cast shall be in favor of said article, them ihe same shall form a part of this Constitu tion; otherwise it shall be void and forn na part .tbereoE !)c Kansas. )tl SOL. MILLER. .... EDITOR. WHITE CLOUD, KANSAS: Tfttrsday, : : : December 10, 1857. '; AGENTS. J.I. DcjoorViocc, (Successor to W. S. Swvm sawv,) North-West Corner of Olive and Main Streets, St. Louis, is our Aeant in that City, for awHeitiag Subscriptions and Advertisements, and saakinr collections for the Chief. 3. J. Rolbv, Ei., Post Master, Oregon, Mo. J. T. Mtixia, West Alexandria, Preble Co., O. IIow About That School Hocsb ? 'We have of late heard numerous expres sions of dissatisfaction in regard to the School Ilonse in this place. Some three or four hundred dollars were collected for the purpose of building it the house has been put up, bat not finished. It is not yet 'plastered, and it only requires a little more funds to get that done. We were informed, some time since, that tho car penter who put up the builJing, has taken . lusit nn it in RArnrA hifl nar. lint va i!a - ' . tlu. rontrolnf one denomination, while i School has to be held in tlie Company OSes. Now, surely, thitr was not the object for which the money was solicited. At that time, we rarely heard Church mentioned it was only School House. The paper was handed to us, and we con tributed onr mite, to bnild a School house. It m ay have been stated that the house would be used for church purpose!;, and no one would object to this but most of the money was subscribed, for the purpose of building a School hone, where the children of the town might be tanght. At that time, church was but a minor consideration : and on that score, but little, if any, money was subscribed. The City Company donated slot, for the pur pose of erecting a School house-thereon-! .-. . , , . , -l i j If it be true that the managers are build- . ;.-, , ... , . . , . ing the house for C hurch, instead of a ..X , , At . k..hAAl l.nn da ftliav ,m cciiininir an an. I thority never'delegated to them by those: who paid the money. This matter should j he determined, beforet get. mixed np J h.t. . W.1 ,nr;i;n nnlw ran aM1a ! it. If churches are to be built, no doubt j the people will subscribe money to build j therT But now ft School house is needed not know how this i. But the greatest j """" lu"" ,u Ulu" "" u dissatisfaction .rise, from the rnmor that! . Kexen. That h.te Cloud is des the house is being built and is to be prin-! t'ne'1 .,0 U thc P"npd trading point on .11. nJ fnr CIi.tpI, nn,lCrltlie nvcr anl 1,10 metropolis, of this -the people have snbecribed money tolr00' v Tf f , UM one, and they expect . School house I n gbt repeal the act el- to be buiTt. lllcjia bb Ton Heaveks is Black j j be will never return, and that Stanton We r wrapt in . mantle of sadness, i "ill soon follow, leaving the Territory in gloom broods over ns, and wo sits en- i Perfect Pror- It said that he throned in our soul ! We mourn, we UM 5one ,0 Washington, to prepare for lament, we weep, we wail, we gnash our ! engineering the Constitution through teeth, we groan, .we cry, we howl, we I Congress. Perhaps none of them hit the whine, we bawrr we bellow, we squeal, ' ma,k- T"8 Her,,i of Freedom still de we writhe. we-wlHmner. we snuffle 1 We ! rend the Governor. There is evidently hare lost subscriber ! The immaculate, : Vi n TnA ,;l,to' li. ' the , super b, the regal, tlie Adonis, the w ? '. worth nrald. attempts to show that the dKoloua. the bull of tin, woods, has taken , whoe of tbe Constitution is to be sub - offence, become angry, wrothy, mad. rab-, m;Ue(j ,0 , vot, of the people He makes -1... miffed, snappish, savage, huffy, got; . verT lftme job of it Wonder -f u h.s backup, and stopped h paper! "The th;nk; th ,e rcaJ .d nnder- t squalls when yon tread on ber Uil l" , gUnd? Her,u hs considermlIr 9nr loss tremendous, great arge. big. ' ;m d j ju ,nd : immense overwhelming terrible .wfal on tb( Constitution. Inasmuch We n iH have to suspend, smash, break. the , iasne U the only part of it that go up. split, stop, cease, quit .mmed.ately. fa rf inlerest to forthwith, right away, instantly, now ! j . . L"'"ir7". Tn Ppcrs have an account of a Zy- See AdmmiKirator, Notiw of ( negro being burned Persons used J . - -i . . i - II- ...UB-inuwuftCMftw. i Facta to be Bemembered. j Eabtiikx Wae Mutttjictobt. Onej . TmTwkaCoititctox. Thiadoc ItraEMBU, That White Clood has the of the many improvements to be made ; ument will be (band ia to-dsy's paper, best sitoation and most flattering pros- j in our town, during tie coming season, j Taken all in all. it is infinitely preferable -r . ... .i,n T -,.! will La a Potterv. or manufactonr of: to the one Dnblished last week. As Car renworth. ' Rr.rn.uwca, That there is a splendid j UCVtaf JI till T llnu iu iciiom wwv i White Clood for mechanics j opening in , . ; of descr;i)t;on. J Remehbxr, That cheap property can be had in White Clond, for mechanics to bnild them homes, which will rapidly rise in value, each sncceding year. Rkmehbzb. That bnildimr material of all kinds abounds in the White Cloud, with" every vicinity of facility for speedily erecting dwellings. Bemember, That laboring men can ' always find work, at od prices, in i . . . . .... I White Cloud and the neighboring country.: Uhroneli White Clood. Bemkmbbb. That White Cloud will soon hare ft Steam Ferry, whereby trav-1 times, in a cheap, safe, and expeditious , manner. liEHEHBEB. That White Cloud will be j supplied with Hotels, where strangers will be entertained in a manner not to be! surpassed in the West. ItEMF.sir.En. That the merchants of mill, foundry and machine shop aro t0 be erected in White Cloud, where all kinds of grain will be ground, and all necessary machinery can be had, without . ...i t'Ue of ,-- ta d;8. I r o o tant places therefor, Rehembeb, That the country back of White Cloud is4he garden spot of Kan sas; therefor ' America; therefore, of the world. J Remember. That 'there are thousands of pre-emption claims to bo had, which will cost only 8200 each, and which will in ft few years be worth ft fortnne. Eesfubf.r, That all gennine Land Warrants, (except those of 1856,) call ing for ICO acres of land, which can be had for about SI GO, or 31 per acre, are received at the Land Ofice, in payment for quarter section pre-emption claims, whereby 640 is saved to the purchaser a sufficient amount to build a claim cab in, and make the necessary improvements. Remembeb, That this back country abounds in coal, stone, timber, and water. Remember, That this back country is now settling rip . more rapiJIy than any other portion o Kansas, with an honest, industrious, and intelligent class of people. Remember, That this portion of Kan sas has been in ft manner free from the disturbances and bloody feuds which have heretofore disgraced tLe soil of Kan sas, and that the citizens, of all parties, live on more amicable terms with each other, and mingle in social intercourse,! : .i .r t v PendiJ conntry. Remember, That Whito Cloud will in ft few years' be connected by Railroad, with the East, and with the country Went of here, on to the Pacific Ocean. Remember, That the Chief is devoted to the interests of White Cloud, and the rich country back of it ; that everything relating to it, which will be of interest or benefit to its citizens or those seeking information, will be given in our columns; that the terms of the paper are as low as those of any other paper published West of the Mississippi River; and that it contains more reading matter, by actual measurement, thnn any ' other paper in Kansas, with the sinrlc exception of the Herald of Freedom ! 'OV. Walker. Immediately after thi . ' adjournment of the Constitutional Con J venlion. Gov. alker started East, os 0 bnfsiness- ve ---;- - ""uu"u ,m' f ra the PP- " ,cfl- t0 "V0I1 "T rwponsibdlty m "S". on the Constitution.- Sme ' rt of Pmu .to ?ree men' h ing ft Convention, and thereby kill off the i Constitution. It is now predicted that a"trful fight in prospect before the Kansas business is settled. iW A correspondent of the Leaven- to be bnrncJ to dtath. crockery and stone ware. A gentleman will be here in a few weeks, to make the necewary preparation, and will be ready for operation sometime during the early Spring.-'. .White Clood is admirably aituated lo command an extensive trade in this kind of mcrchandwe, for the mannfactnre of which, an excellent article of clay ha been foond in this vicinity. The only manufactory or stone ware of any conse-. Spent. on tne Missouri, is at BoonTille, - j ' ; Mo. But that place labors under ft'dis-iar advantage, with reference to the upper river country, from which Uute Cloutl w free. That w, in getting the ware shipped on boat... It is s very particular kind of freight, liable to considerable breakage, especially on boats crowded with freight, and very often boats refuse to receive it. When steamboats are bound - the river, they arc generally crowded nd consequently earthen ware will rarely de taken on board, lint wnen tne ooats ftrrive at Leavenworth and St. Joseph, they duwharge ft vast amount of rreight, nd when they reach White Cloud, will I have plenty of room for earthen ware. 'without crowding, and rendering it liable i !to being broken. In passing down, the. 1 boftts rarely have any freight, and wiH j j receive earthen ware at low rates; and, 'thus it can be sent to all noints below, as far down as the month of the Kansas River. It will be soen, from the above facts, that White Cloud will have ft vast extent of country to supply, above and below, with ft useful and necessary article, which j wil1 commaad ft ready sale. Infact.it will be impossible for one establishment to supply the full demand. But the per son who is to engage in the business, is one w- thoroughly understands the bu I w . ncss. and will turn ont a large amount 01 wor n veftr- e " pieasett to see that our City Company are using ef forts to establish business and manufacto ries of every branch here, and offer very liberal inducements to those who come. This liberality is producing its fruits, for we hear of a large number of mechanics who will shortly settle here, and identify themselves with the fortunes and prosper ity of the place. Fesctno Prairies for Stock. A far mer of Brown County has recently called our attention to the above subject, and we think his idea is a good one, for various reasons. The first is the scarcity of tim ber. But few persons have timber suffi cient for fencing purposes, and it is so costly, that not many farmers can afford to fence their farms. But every one can afford to fence, say twenty or thirty acres, in which to keep their stock. This quan tity of land is amply sufficient for the grazing of all stock required on farm. Fer crops, they can then take the open prairie, and cultivate as much ground as they want, withont any additional expense of fencing. There would hava to be ft law enacted, requiring every man to keep his stock in an enclosure, to prevent it from destroying the crops of his neigh bors. This is ft necessary law in all piairie countries, and such a law will be one among the first passed by the first Legislature of the State of Kansas. There is still another consideration in favor of fencing for stock. When farmers are done working their cattle, they have to turn them ont on the prairie to graze, when they wander off, sometimes a dozen miles in ft single night, and it requires much trouble and great loss of time to hunt them in fact, many are never found. We venture to say, there is scarcely a man in Kansas, who owes .working cat tle, who does not spend more time in looking np his cattle, than he does in working them. This is a matter worthy the attention of all our farmers. - "The Crisis." This heading has been enlarged upon, within several months past, more than any other subject before the public. t Scarcely ft newspaper, but has had its sage remarks about "The Crisis." It has been really diverting to notice the editorials of ft colamn or more, by editoi s who scarcely can have five dol lars at ft time, or cannot tell what would be the interest on a thousand dollars for one year, at ten per cent, telling with nil apparent earnestness, what causes bromrht the crisis about, giving lengthy opinions as to how it might have been prevented, j or m-y be preveuted in the future, and ' going into a lengthy moral strain, from which the reader . can gather no more sene than tlie ones who wrote them ! X3S"" In this week's paper, we publish several articles from Northern Democrat ic papers, on Kansas affairs. They are all jubilant with the idea that Kansas is to be free, and take credit upon the Dem ocratic party for the fact. There is ft strong probability that they will be fooled in this expectation then who will get the credit? They will no" doubt, then saddle the matter upon some other party. JWe learn that " Lobster.' the. savage man, has deserted his bole, and gone to psrts not specified, leaving one of', vor of the acquisition of Cuba, which is his friends some fifty dollars out of pock- j a pet measure of his. It will also con et. Nothing better could be expected of, tain matters of importance to the people him. The onlr wonder ix. that anr rr.'nf KanM W. T. k . f i son aciuainted with him. should trust : hffy dollars in hu paws ! ' as it goes, it is mainly s very good in strnmect. bat is defective in ft number of pointsT nd some necessary provisions are omitted. rThe Pro-Slavery Constitution, such as it is, is' more perfect, although much more objectionable. Bat there is one feature in the Topeka Constitution, to which we aro decidedly opposed. We refer to the provision allowing Indians to vote, who hare adopted the habits of the whites. e woo Id prefer to see mem always in a 8avagestate---lhey"could do less harm' than, if they were allowed to vote. W e are unalterably opposed to negroes voting yet tley are fully fts com petent' to exercise that right as Indians! and we would as soon see them do so. "In tlie first place, the Indiana, like all other ignorant, half-civilized, and barbar ous beings, would become the tools of the Democratic party. The Democracy al ways have their agent out amopg this class of people, and they have ft peculiar knack at uniting them to their party, asd keeping them there. And no matter what that party may do, or how much the country may be oppressed by their acts, they still retain these voters, to keep them in power, -and kill the votes of intelligent men. Ninety-nine Indians, out of every hundred, would be of this stripe. If they knew what .they irere -doing, and why they were doing it, they would have perfect right to go with the Democracy, or any other party they chose to. But they are totally ignorant upon all matters of government, and majority of them will remain so. They conld transform themselves into, voters, in ft day's time. nd not be a whit better qualified than if they had retained their wild habits. As an example of Indian voting, look at the 'recent election in Minnesota. Ia the second place, they would be al most unanimously in favor of slavery. The Indian is naturally lazy and dirty, and wants something for his slave. They make slaves of their squaws and their horses, and compel them to perform har der drudgery than ft majority of the Sou thern slaves. Those who can afford it, own negro slaves. In the Indian Terri tory, south of Kansas, there are ft large number of slave-holding Iadians, and they are agitating the question of bringing it in as Slave State. But whether they own slays or- not, they will all yote in favor of Democracy and Slavery, which are in substance one and the same thing. They should not even be permitted to make slaves of the negroes, who are their equals in every respect, and their superi ors in many things.' By voting, they may bring vast harm upon the country s great deal more than by retaining their own habits. We say; no Indian voting I HT We have heard it rnraorcd, with in a few days past, that Secretary Stan ton has called the members of the Con stitutional Convention together again. We do not know how to credit this,as we do not think that Secretary Stanton or the Governor has anything 'whatever to do with the Constitution it was a bo dy independent of them. Indeed, we are not euro that the Convention has author ity to assemble again. Having concluded its business, and adjourned tinedlt, it strikes ns their authority ceased with that act. Or, if they could be assembled again, tht President of the Convention was the proper person to do that and he has gone to Washington. If the mem bers have met, it is to concoct more dev ilment. It may be that they have Been how they have been condemned by the entire country, and that there is no hope for their Constitution, before Congress they may re-assemble, and order the sub mission of the . entire document to the people, and depend upon fraudulent votes to carry the whole of it. Their qualifica tions for voters, give ample opportunity for frauds to any extent Still, we cap hardly believe that the Convention has again met XT The poor, conceited fool who presides over the funny department of the Savannah Democrat, last week made. three lnnges at us, butt end foremost. He seems to take so much delight in it, that we cannot find it in our heart to be offended with him. v The most charitable wish we can make for him, is that he may by some miracle become possessed of a little common sense, when he would be cured of the idea that wit consists in jinapknt bullyragging of strangers who nave endeavored to treat him respectfully. or insulting his personal acquaintances t3T John Calhoun, President of the j late Constitutional Convention, has gone j to Washington, to " leg " for the Con stitution there, and watch Gov. Walker's movements. It is said that Calhoun is a mere tool of Senator Douglas who will become the champion for the Constitu tion, before Congress. As Douglas pretty much rales his party, the opponents of the Constitution have little to hope for, front thai source. . i tW Congress met on Monday. The Eastern people have no doubt ere this read the Message. It is supposed that the President 01 take strong grounds in fa- f . wv uwumnii Lrfore r'0a'ible, aftcpiU receipt. 1 s Jr.T TV. arvaral weeks since sU-1 ted that David A. Williams, recently of this place, but who had commenced keep ing ft public boose in Rulb, Nebraska, had been arrested on the charge of stealing $400 from ft person stopping with him. In justice to Mr. Williams, we will state that be was arrested without any proof whatever of his guilt 'Hia- house, like too many of the hotels in this part. of the country, was withont a lockor bolt to any of the doors, and could be entered at any time, night or day. Mr. Williams had been unwell, and had been lying in bed, in the room where the trunk was. from wliicb the money was $ald to lave been stolen. Other persons were also in the same room, on the same day. He was charged with taking the money, and brought before the Grand Jnry.who found ft true bill against him, bat without any other proof than that he kept the house in which the theft was committed. Sev- eral of the Jury refnsed to sign the bill of indictment. Williams is now at lib erty, without bail, and expresses his de termination to attend Coart, and demand a trial. His accusers seem to be in no hurry to appear against himand will perhaps drop the matter. The opinion is beginning to prevail, that the money either was not stolen, or that some other person took it. ' .'P. S. We have just learned that the teal thief has been canght, and is now confined at Fort Leavenworth. The mo ney was found on his person, nis name is Boyd, and he is a cousin to the person of whom the money was stolen. He was boardipg at the house, at the time of the theft, and he was tho principal witness upon whose testimony Mr. Williams was iadicted. We learn that his arrest was Wot npon a charge of stealing this money, but for robbing the mail in Iowa. W Arthur's Lady's Home Magazine, for December, has come to hand, finely illustrated, and contains an nnnsually choice variety of reading. This work has attained an enviable " reputation as a La dy's Magazine ; and under the editorial control of two such literary stars as T. S. j Arthur and irginia F. : Townsend, it conld not well be otherwise. This work, for 1853, will fall behind no other in point of merit. The terms are 1 copy, 82 a year ; 2 copies, 83 ; 4 copies, 85. Address T. S. Arthur & Co., 103 Wal nut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. tW Ho I ys unshaven and unshorn, woolly mortals ! there is no longer any necessity for your going about like a herd of buffalo, for Prof. Wm. Bnrkho'der is in town, with keen razors, fine soaps, sharp shears, and good combs and brush es, and is prepared to attend to the wants of your heads and faces, and make yon look as slick as pealed, onions I .Walk up, and let him make yon look like men once more Kansas is becoming civilizedl See his Card. - XW We learn that the Commissioners elected to locate the Connty Seat of Brown County, cannot agree each one of the three having a different point, near his own plnce, whore he wants it located. The prospect is, that it will have to be left to a vote of the people. This is the only correct way to decide the matter, and should have been done in the first place. . JOT We learn from the Leavenworth Herald, that the Journal, of that city, has been purchased by a Company, who are going to make it a Free State Demo cratic paper, opposed to the Constitution. Henderson, its late editor, has got msr ried, and gone to Pennsylvania. Thns the Constitution party is rspidly losing support. There are only three papers in the Territory that now favor it. J3T An illiterate fellow, who had at one time happened to touch Scotland in a ship, was boasting hugely of what he had seen and done in Scotland.- Some one asked him if he had visited Ben Lomond? "Yes, often," he replied " he's a first-rate fellow we had jolly times to gether 1" " And." , be added, in a half confidential tone, " he got ft blamed pret ty sister!" Occh I Mr Conxs I A short time since, we remarked that there were ft num ber of papers published in Kansas, to tickle the tastes of the North or South, upon whom they depended for support. The Lawrence Republican' squirms right beautifully at this. We presume it knows best when its corns are trodden on. We have no more to say. Christmas Ball. Preparations are making for a grand Ball at the White Cloud Hotel, oi Christmas Eve, the 24th inst The dancing will be in Mr. Huff man's building, which is to be prepared for the occasion ; and, the entertainmeaUmeat . from .a poor widow, and signs will be at toe Hotel, ticipated. A fine time is an- t3T We have been under the weather, this week in fact, we believe we have hart oarself laughing at the fanny things in the Savannah Democrat! To be sure, we can't sea the knobs to them ; but we have to laugh, just to think bow funny they aw. be I ... J3T The morals of the conntry must be improving. For three days past, none of our exchanges have brought accounts of a preacher committing sebuction, or running off with somebody's wife J - . Kassas" Dwkitt. The President of! the recent Free Statt meeting at Iowa, Point, rode into tows upon an ox ! ' Aa Oavmos. The St. Joseph Jonr - nal says that the National Democrats and have united ; that ft meeting was recently held in Doniphan, at which the initiary movement was made ; and that there was to be a meeting at Troy, on the following Saturday , to adopt ft platform, and com plete the union. The Journal man most hsve been hoaxed, or else there is an At tempt making to swindle the Free State party, and draw off some of its support ers, under the old charm " Democracy." We have yet to see the first Free State: man who is aware of or in favor of such a movement." That game will not win jn 1 the present crisis, ine rree otate men have enlisted for the war, and will not be drawn from the issue by any such trans parent scheme as the one alluded to. They know too well, that .a Convention met, in the name of Democracy, and are at tempting to palm off ft Pro-Slavery Con- j stitntion npon them, withont their consent, in the name of " National Democracy.' It has been the practice of that party, when they disgusted their followers by some disgraceful act, and fell into a mi nority, to raise the cry of " Democracy," when their scattered ranks would fill np again, and they would once more obtain power. But the Free State men of Kansas have suffered too mnch to be gnlled by this cry, at the present crisis of affairs. Some other trap will have to be set, if the " National Democracy " want to get the Free State men to unite with them, and make Kansas a Slave State ! Imfoktast. J ust before going to press, wt received the Leavenworth Herald, of; thl 5th inst, containing the Proclsmation of Secretary Stanton, who is now acting Governor, calling an extra session of the Legislature, to meet on Monday last, the 7th inst., to consider matters of great importance, pertaining to the public wel fare. The Herald denounces Stanton severely, calling him a Black Republican, and other hard things. We infer from this, that there is yet a prospect of the bogus Constitution being knocked in the head, by an act repealing the act by which the Convention was authorized. It is to be earnestly hoped that this may be done. But whatever may be done, it is plain to see inai mere is a iiiiiiiin j j m i-.ir, , it., .i ? jr i. - !.. in regard to Kansas. We snppose the proclamation is what caused tho rnmor that Stanton had re-assembled the Con stitutionil Convention, spoken of else where. . AsothebMissocri Invasios! It seems as if the people of Missouri are determin ed never to let the people of Kansas alone! Last week, some usurper over there arro- gated to himself the privilege of imposing npon ns ft Huge turkey; ana now the spectacle is presented, of us having a big turkey-gobbler, in regard to which we had not been previously consulted. But the tyranny is just begun. . About Christ mas, we expect an invasion from Missou ri, to help ns eat the turkey ! Let them come on they will find ns prepared for them! jty We this week publish articles from several Missouri Democratic papers, in regard to the Kansas Constitution. Papers generally, of all parties, seem to speak out in plain terms of condemnation of the manner in which it is being at tempted to force the instrument upon the people, against their will. If Congress can accept it, with all the facts staring them in the face, it is prepsred to do anything, however outrageous. t3T The Ferry at this place ia now in the hands of James A. and Richard Pickett From what we can learn, it is now managed satisfactorily to the public, and persons can get across the river when they desire tt, especially on warm, still days, which is more then could be said of it heretofore. . Crossing will now be done here, when there is a possibility of it any where else. Goon Tomans. A Lodge , of the above Order has been organised in this place, and we learn that it is steadily in creasing in membership. Both. ladies and gentlemen are admitted. Every good citizen cannot but wish success to the principles they advocate. AW "IrrespJectable company 1" Sa twtiMA Democrat. It is said that Webster's' Unsbridged has been discarded from the schools of 8avannah, since tho ' appearance of the last number of the Democrat ! , A despatch from Washington, tuys that Secretary Stanton has resigned, the resignation to take effect on the 31st inst, when it is supposed Kansas will costs in as a Stare. . tW A correspondent writes to sn Ohio paper, that some person has been stealing himself " A Looker On I" Then, whv didn't he prevent it? t- . .. . tW Mr. Slaasoa's School now num bers over forty scholars, and the number is still increasing. We did not think there were so many children ft White Cloud, of a proper age to attend school. One of the most ultra members of vhe Constitutional Convention, was B. Little. His name is quite appropriate, as ho has Bt-LUtled himself on a number of recent occasions. . ., , -, We hsve not ret learned what was dons at the Lawrence" Convention, on Wednesday of last week. . We hope to Uve report of the proceedings, w time for our next week's hsue. 1 Weatmh Sw. We have often heard it said, that the first three days of Decem- ber regulate the succeeding three months that is. if those days be warm and pleasant, there will be pleasant and opm weather daring the months of December January and February and vice versa. If there be anything in this sign, we wp have one of the most pleasant Winters ever known, as the first three days of this month. (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs day of last week.) were as fine as Indian Summer, and we have had similar weath er almost ever since. "" (For the Chief.) '. , Free SUte Jleetin j. Pursuant to notice, a meeting of the Fire State men was held at Iowa Point, on Saturdav, November 2t(n, at which meeting Samuel Cm- wu died to the Chair, and W. V. Barrap. pointed Secretary. -.The ohjeet of the meeting being to appoint Delegates to the Free State Convention, to be held at Lawrence, on Wednesday, December 2nd, C. Graham and W. V. Barr were appoint ed said-Delegates. The following Preamble and Resolutions wf re then offered and aBanimously adopted, after which the meeting adjourned: Whibzas, an unauthorized body of unprinci pled usurper, arrogating to themselves the title of Conrtitntfonal Convention, have recentlv as sembled at Leeompton, and drafted aa im tra meat styled the Constitution of the State nf Kansas, which ia denfroed to perpetuate their power, and to set at defiar-ce tho expressed will of the people of this Territory, aa they hare from the Srat settlement of the coon try to the present time.- And, whereas, the people hare never chosen them nor recognised their right to represent them in any such Convention; there fore, firtolrtJ, That we repudiate and condemn their acta, and brand their impudent aaaumptisa of power to create for os the fundamental la of th. StfttA . . . liiirtl.ll.rwT cul w! nln t i nr. r.f ereijmtv, and as a bae libel upon the intelligence f People of mis Territory. Freemen of Kansas, jtut spoken through lhair ballots, abould bare taught the slave propagan dists, that the people have borne with insult awl oppression, until endurance has ceased to be a virtue; and that they will spurn with otter loath ing, this list attempt to enslave them. KrtolveJ, That the cowardly action of the Le eompton usurpers,. In refusing to submit their dirty work for the approval or rejection of the people, shows most clearly, that they foresaw through the mirror of our recent action at the polls, the inevitable condemnation which await edit. Rrtolotd, That while we pledge ourselves to abide the action of the Lawrence Cooreniioo, w would respectfully sugrgext to their consider ation, the propriety of refusing all participation in the election ordered by the Leeompton Con vention, and that our Delegates be instructed to urce this policy before that body. Retnlcrd, That we will send' up to the Con gress of the nation, the solemn protest of a large majority of the people against fastening upon as jievwBcw, i nai iuc idki oi ine indignant ... mn. . ,1.1 If all am ffiia .hmiM f.;i , to secure justice, we will then resist it with the strnn; arm of a united people, determined on LIBERTY r DEATH. RttolerJ, That the proceedings of this Meet ing be sent to the Wnrrs Clocb Cmar, for pub lication. SAMUEL CROZIER, Pruidemt. W. V. Bars, Secretary. Kav8as. It is not entirely certain that the Blacks will have a majority in the Mrminrm nf ICanam Knft thjra will Yut large m,jor;ty i f,VOr of making it a Free State Parrott. the Free State candi date for Congress, has a large majority. These results, says the Chicago Times, " have produced a perfect horror among the rampant abolitionists. All prospect of Kanaan becoming a Slave State has petrified them with alarm. .The contest is over ; the question has been virtually de cided, and Kansas shrieks no more. The Kansas-Nebraska act. which secured to the people of Ksnsas, the . right to deter mine the question of slaveiy for themselves has been vindicated. The people have resorted to the polls, and have accom plished that which could never have been done by rebellion. Kansas is at rest the means that hsve produced that lest, the simple process of voting." Kassas Cowstttctiow. If the - late election be an index to the free state strength, and the opposition be at all un animous, it is safe to sty that the con stitution does not meet witb popular favor. From the terms of the submission to a vote we do not understand that they have an opportunity to reject it in toto, but only the slave section. Gov. Walker is said to be against the Constitution. We think the Convention committed sn error in not submitting the whole instrument There are many conservative men in Kansas who will oppose it becsuse they claim it as a sovereign right to pM npon the Constitution under which they are to We. Si. Joseph GuietU. Thx ArposTioxsrorr roota thi yiw Cos STiitrnos. The most notable thing in this respect is the allow a ace of four Re presentatives and two Councilmeu to Johnson conflty. This apportionment is evidently based upon the Oxford returns, and is virtually an endorsement of that most outrageous fraud. Johnson county pat upon sn equality with Doniphan and Atchison counties which each have four Representatives. In Council mem. Joba son is superior to either Doniphan or Atchison, which tofretber have only three members. 'This will never go down with the people; it certainly ought not to be sanctioned by thcrn. Leeompton Den erat. ".' ChABLESTOWW - ISOOSPOSATTD. Thif thriving village over the river, as now s city government in full blast The board of trustees ia composed of Judge Byrd, Mayor. Chas. B. Hamilton. Josish Tsa Baskirk. Jno. B. Brady, and Chas. V. Byrd. Trustees, and Rev. E. Allward. Clerk. Business is opening lively for the winter, and tho coal banks ia the neighborhood are being worked by Welch miners, with much effect Ws understand that coal can be delivered, in this pi from the Charlestowa mines, when the river cloaes, for 25 cents per bushel Who will not use grates then? Som ma Demoeit . . Extlostost or tub Catasact. The only additional particulars we bars received in regard to the disaster, sr that the number killed was not so great st first reported. Eleven persons were either killed at the time or died in a few boon five cabin passengers and six of the Lboat's crew. No one from this section of the country, that we hare beard oU was injured by the explosion. Hon. 8. Mouzy, Member of tho Legislature fro Clinton Cormtv wan n K&HIr aesJded. SS to bo beyond th lior of revery.-5t Jotepk Cterttt.