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FINANCE AND TAXATION. tiec. 1. The Legislature shall provide for a uniform and equal rate of assess meut sil l taxation; but all procrty used exclusively for State, County, municipal, literary, educational, (scientific, religious, benevolent and charitable purposes, and personal property to the amount of at leant two hundred dollars for each family, shall be exempted from taxation. Sec. 2. The Legislature shall provide for taxing the notes and bills, discounted or purchased, money loaned, and other property, effects, or dues of every descrip tion, (without deduction.) of all bonks now existing, or hereafter to bo created, and of all bankers ; so that all property employed in banking shall always bear a bnrden oi taxation eqnal to that imposed upon the property of individuals. Sec. 3. The Legislature shall provide, each year, for raising revenue sufficient to Jefray the enrrent expenses of the State. Sec. 4. No tax shall be levied except in pursuance of a law, which shall distinctly atato the object of the same; to which ob ject only snch tax shall be applied. Sec. 5. For the purpose of defraying extraordinary expenses and making pub lic improvements, the State may contract public debts; but such debts shall never, hi the aggregate, exceed one million dol lars, except as hereinafter provided. Every such debt shall be anthorized by law. for some purpose specified therein, and the vote of a majority of all the mem bers elected to each House, to be taken br the yeas and nays, shall be necessary to the passage of such law ; and every such law shall provide for levying an annnal tax sufficient to pay the annnal interest of such debt, and the principal thereof when it shall become due ; and shall specifically appropriate the proceeds of such taxes to the payment of such principal nnd interest ; and such appro priation shall not be repealed nor the taxes postponed or diminished, until the inter est and principal of such debt shall have been wholly paid. Sec. 6. No debt shall be contracted by the State except as herein provided, un less the proposed law for creating such dobt shall first be submitted to a direct vote of the electors of the State at some general election ; and if snch proposed law shall be ratified by a majority of all the votes cast at snch general election, then it shall be the duty of the Legisla ture next after snch election, to enact such law and create such debt, subject to all the provisions and restrictions provided in the preceding sections of this article. Sec. 7. The State may borrow money to repel invasion, suppress insurrection, or defend the State in time of war ; bnt the money thus raised shall be applied exclusively to the object for which the loan was authorized, or to the re-payment of tho dobt thereby created. Sec. 8. The State shall never be a party in carrying on any works of inter nal improvement. ARTICLE XII. CORPORATIONS. Sec. 1. .The Legislature shall pass no special act conferring corporate powers. Corporations may be created nnder gen eral laws ; but all such laws may be amended or repealed. Sec. 2. Dues from corporations shall be secured by individual liability of the stock-holders to an additional amount equal to the stock owned by each stock holder ; and such other means as shall be firovided by law ; but such individual iabilities shall not apply to railroad cor porations, nor corporations for religious or charitable purposes. Sec. 3. The title to all property of re ligious corporations shall vest in Trustees, whose election shrill be by the members f sack corporations. Sec. 4. No right of way shall be ap propriated to the use of any corporation, until full compensation therefor be first made in money, or secured by a deposit of money to the owner, irrespective of any benefit from any improvement pro posed by such corporation. Sec. 5. Provision shall be made by general law for the organization of cities, towns and villages ; and their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts and loaning their cred it, shall be so restricted as to prevent the abuso of such power. Sec 6. The term corporations, as used in this article, shall include all associa tions and joint stock companies having powers and privileges not possessed by individuals or partnerships ; and all cor porations may sue and be sued in their corporate name. ARTICLE XIII. BASKS AND CDRREXCT. Sec. 1. No bank shall bo established otherwise than nnder a general banking law. Sec. 2. All banking laws shall require, as collateral security for the redemption of the circulating notes of any bank, or ganized nnder their provisions, a deposit with the Auditor of State, of the interest paying bonds of the several States or of (he United States, at the cash rates of the New York stock exchange, to an amount equal to the amount of circulating notes which such bank shall be authorized to issue, and a cash deposit in its vaults of ten per cent, of such amount of circulating notes ; and the Auditor shall register and countersign no more circulating bills of any bank, than the cash value of snch bonds when deposited. Sec. 3. Whenever the bonds pledged as collateral security for the circulation of any bank, shall depreciate in value, the Auditor of btate shall require additional security, or curtail the circulation of such bank, to such extent as will continue the security unimpaired. Sec. 4. All circulating notes shall be redeemable in the money of the United States. Holders of such notes shall be entitled, in case of the insolvency of such banks, to preference of payment over all other creditors. Sec. 5. The State shall not be a stock holder in any banking institution. See. 6. All banks shall be required to keep offices and officers for the issne and redemption of their circulation, at a con venient place within the State, to be named on the circulating notes issued by such bank. See. 7. No banking institution sha'l issue circulating notes of a less denomi nation than five dollars. Sec 8. No banking law shall bo in force until the same shall havo been sub mitted to a vote of the electors of the State, at some general election, and ap proved by a majority of all the votes cast at such election. Sec. 9. Any banking law may be amended or repealed. ARTICLE XIV. a ' AMENDMENTS. Sec. 1. Propositions for the amend ment of this Constitution may be made by either branch of the Legislature ; and if two-thirds of all the members elected to each House shall concur therein, such proposed amendments, together with the yeas and nays, shall be entered on the journal ; and the Secretary of State shall cause the same to be pnblishod in at least one newspaper in each County of the State where a newspaper is published, for three months preceding the next election for Representatives, at which time the same shall be submitted to the electors for their approval or rejection ; and if a majority of the electors voting on said amendments, at said election, shall adopt the amend ments, the same shall become a part of the Constitution. When more than one amendment shall be submitted at the same time, they shall be so submitted as to enable the electors to vote on each amend ment separately; and not more than three propositions to amend shall be submitted at the same election. Sec. 2. Whenever two-thirds of the members elected to each branch of the Legislature shall think it necessary to call a Convention to revise, amend or change this Constitution, they shall recommend to the electors to vote at the next election of members to the Legislature, for or against a Convention; and if a majority of all the electors voting at such election shall have voted for a Convention, the Legislature shall, at the next session, pro vide for calling the same. ARTICLE XV. MISCELLANEOUS. Sec. 1. All officers whose election or appointment is not otherwise provided for shall be chosen or appointed as may be prescribed by law. Sec. 2. The tenure of any office not herein provided for may be declared by law ; when not so declared snch office shall be held during the pleasure of the authority making the appointment, but the Legislature shall not create any office the tenure of which shall bo longer than four years. Sec. 3. Lotteries, and the sale of lot tery tickets are forever prohibited. Sec. 4. All pnbuc printing shall be let, on contract, to the lowest responsible bid der, by such executive officers, and in such manner, as shall be prescribed by law. Sec 5. An accurate and detailed state ment of the receipts and expenditures of the public moneys, and the several amounts paid, to whom, and on what ac count, shall bo published, as prescribed by law. Sec. 6. The Legislature shall provide for the protection of the rights of women, in acquiring and possessing property, real, personal and mixed, separate and apart from the husband, and shall also provide for the equal rights of women in posses sion of their children. Sec. 7. The Legislature may reduce the salaries of officers who shall neglect the performance of any legal duty. See. 8. The temporary seat of govern ment is hereby located at the city of To peka. County of Shawneo. The first Legislature under this Constitution shall provide bv law for submitting the ques tion of the permanent location of tho Capital to a popular vote, and a majority of all the votes cast at such general elec tion shall be necessary for such location. Sec. 9. A Homestead to the extent of one hundred and Eixty acres of farming land, or of one acre within the limits of any incorporated town as a residence by the family of the owner, together with all the improvements on the same, shall be exempted from forced sale nnder any process of law, and shall not be alienated without the joint consent of husband and wife when that relation exists ; but no property shall be exempt from sale for tax es or for the payment of obligations con tracted for the purchase of said premises, or for the erection of improvements there on. Provided, the provisions of this section shall not apply to any process of law obtained by virtne of a lien given by tho consent of both husband and wife. SCIIEDULE. Sec. 1. That no inconvenience may arise from the change from a Territorial Government to a permanent State Gov ernment, it is declared bv this Constitu tion that all suits, rights, actions, prose cutions, recognizances, contracts, judg raents and claims, both as respects indi viduals and bodies corporate, shall con' tinne as if no change bad taken place. Sec. 2. All fines, penalties and forfeit ures, owing to the Territory of Kansas, or any County, shall inure to the use of the State or County. All bonds executed to the Territory, or any officer thereof, in his official capacity, shall pass over to the Governor, or other officers of the State or County, and their successors in office, for the nse of the State or Ccnnty, or by him or them to be respectively assigned over to the nse of those concerned as the case may be. Sec 3. The Governor, Secretary and judges, and all other officers, both civil and military, under the Territorial gov ernment, shall continue in the exercise of the duties of their respective departments until the said officers are superseded under the authority of this Constitution. Sec 4. All laws and parts of laws in force in the Territory, at the time of the acceptance of this Constitution by Con gress, not inconsistent with the Constitu tion, shall continue and remain in full force until they expire, or shall be re pealed. , Sec. 5. Tho Governor shall nse his pri vate seal until a State seal is provided. Sec. 6. The Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor of State, Treasurer of State, Attorney General, and Superinten dent of Public Instruction, shall keep their respective offices at the seat of gov ernment Sec 7. All records, documents, books, papers, monies and vouchers belonging and pertaining to the several Territorial Courts, and offices, and to the several dis tricts and County offices, at the data of the admission of this State into the Union, shall be disposed of in such manner as may be precribel by law. Sec 8. AH suits, pleas, plaints and other proceedings pending in any court of record, or justice s court, may be prose cuted to final judgment and execution; and all appeals, writs of error, certiorari, in- junctions, or other proceedings whatever, ' i may progress ana be carriea nu as ii imx Constitution hail not been adopted, and the Legislature shall direct tho mode in which such suits, pleas, plaints, prosecu tions and other proceedings, and all pa pers, records, books and documents con nected therewith, may be removed to the courts established by this Constitution. Sec. 9. For the purpose of taking the vote of the Electors of this Territory for the ratification or rejection of this Consti tution, an election shall be held in the several voting precincts in this Territory, on tho first Tuesday in October, A. D. 1859. Sec. 10. Each elector shall express his assent or dissent by voting a written or printed ballot labelled " For the Consti tution," or "Against the Constitution." Sec. 11. If a majority of all the votes cast at such election shall be in favor of tho Constitution, then there shall bo an election held in the several voting pre cincts on first Tuesday in December, A. D. 18.i for the election of members of the first Vfgislature, of all State, Dis trict and County officers provided for in . i ' ... .. i r t mis uonsucuiion, anu ior a iveprescum tive in Congress. bee. 12. All persons having the quali fications of electors, according to the pro visions of this Constitution, at the date of each of said elections, and who shall have been duly registered according to tho provisions of the registry law of this Territory, and none others, shall be enti tled to vote at each of said elections. Sec. 13. The persons who may be Judges of the several voting precincts of this Territory at the date of the respective elections in this schedule provided for, shall be the Judges of the respective elec tions herein provided for. Sec. 14. The said Judges of election, before entering upon the duties of their office, shall take and subscribe an oath, faithfully to discharge their duties as such. They shall appoint two clerks of election, who shall be sworn by one of the said Judges, faithfully to discharge their du ties as such. In the event of a vacancy in the Board of Judges, the same shall be filled by the electors present. Sec. 15. At each of the elections pro vided for in this schedule, the polls shall be opened between the hours of nine and ten A. M-, and closed at sunset. Sec 16. The tribunals transacting County business of the several Counties, shall cause to be furnished to the Boards of Judges in their respective Counties two poll Books for each election hereinbe fore provided for, upon which the clerks shall inscribe tho name of every person who may vote at 6aid elections. Sec. 17. After closing tho polls at each of tho elections provided for in this sched ule, the judges shall proceed to count the votes cast and designate the persons or ob jects for which they were cast, and shall make two correct tally lists of the same. Sec. 18. Each of the Boards of Jud ges shall safely keep one poll Book and tally list, and the ballots cast at each election, and shall within ten days after such election, cause the other poll book and tally list to be transmitted, by the hands of a sworn officer, to the clerk of the board transacting County business in their respective Counties, or to which the County may be attached for muni cipal purposes. Sec. 19. The tribunals transacting County business shall assemble at the Connty seats of their respective Counties, on the second Tuesday after each of tho elections provided for in this schedule, and shall canvass the votes cast at the election held in the several precincts in their respec tive Conntics, and of tho Counties attached for municipal purposes. They shall hold in safe keeping the poll books and tally lists of said elections, and shall, within ten days thereafter transmit, by the hands of a sworn officer, to the President of the Convention, at tho City of Topeka, a certified transcript of the same, showing the number of votes cast by each person, or object voted for at each of the several precincts in their respective Counties, and in the Counties attached for municipal purposes, separately. Sec 20. Tho Governor of the Territory, and the President and Secretary of this Convention, shall constitute a Board of State canvassers, any two of whom shall be a quorum, and who shall, on the fourth Monday after each of the eloctions provi ded for in this schedule, assemble at said City of Topeka, and proceed to open and canvass the votes cast at the several pre cincts in the different Counties of the Ter ritory, and declare the result ; and shall immediately issue certificates of election to all persons (if any) thus elected. Soc. 21. Said Board of State Canvass ers shall issue their proclamation not less than twenty days next preceding each of the elections provided for in this schedule Said proclamations shall contain an an nouncement of the several elections, the qualifications of electors, the manner of conducting said elections, and of making the returns thereof, as in this Constitution provided, and shall publish said proclama tion in one newspaper in each of the Coun ties of the Territory in which a newspa per may be then published. Sec 22. The Board of State Canvass ers shall provide for the transmission of authenticated copies of the Constitution to the President of the United States, the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Itepresenuitives. Sec 23. Upon official information hav ing been by him received of the admission of Kansas into the Union as a State, it shall be the dnty of the Governor elect, under the Constitution, to proclaim the same and to convene the Legislature, and do all things else necessary to the com plete and active organization of the State Governments - Sec. 24. The first Legislature shall have no power to make any changes in Connty lines. Sec. 25. At the election to be held for the ratification or rejection of this Con stitution, each elector shall be permitted to vote on the Homestead provision con tained in the article on "Miscellaneous," by depositing a ballot inscribed, "For the Homestead," or "Against the Home stead;" and if a majority of all the votes cast at said election shall be against said provision, then it shall be stricken from the Constitution. RESOLITIOXS. Iietdetd, That the Congress of the United States is hereby requested, upon the application of Kansas for admission into the Union, to pass an act granting to tho Suto forty-five hundred thousand acres of laud to aid in the construction of railroads and other internal improve ments. Jitiolvl, That Congress bo farther re quested to pass an act appropriating fifty thousand acres of land for the improve ment of the Kansas River from iu mouth to Fort Riley. Itetulved, That Congress bo farther re o nested to pass an act granting all swamp lands within the State for the benefit of common schools. Itetolved, That Congress be farther re quested to pass an act appropriating five hundred thousand dollars, or in lien there of, fire hundred thousand acres of land, for the payment of the claims awarded to citizens of Kansas by the Claim Commis sioners appointed by the Governor and Legislature of Kansas under an act of the Territorial legislature, passed 7th of February, 18o9. Retolotd. That the Legislature shal make provision for the sain or disposal of the lands granted to the state in aid oi in ternal improvements and for other purpo ses, subject to the same rights of pre emption to the settlers thereon as are now allowed by law to settlers on the public lauds. Eesdved. That it is the desire of the people of Kansas to be admitted into the Union with this Constitution. Retolvtd, That Congress be further re qnested to assume the debt of this Terri tory. Dne in Convention at Wyandotte, this 29th day of July, A. D. 1859. JAMES M. WINCnELL. PresiJeut of the Kansas Constitutional Conveulion, and Delegate from Osago Connty. John A. Martin, Secretary. Rob't Graham, Wm. R. Griffith, John Jas. Ingalls, Sam'I A. Kingmnn, Caleb May, Rob't J. Torter, J. A. Middlcton, James Blood, 8. D. Honston, S. O. Thacher, Lnther R. Palmer, Edwin Stokes, John T. Burris, P. II. Townsend, John P. Greer, Wm. Hutchinson, John Ritchie, N. C. Blond, II. D. Preston. Edmund U. Rosa, Ccnj. F. Simpson, James Uanway, James II. Arthur, Alien Crocker, Josiah Lnmb, Sam'I E. Hoffman, Wm. McCulloch, Jas. A. Signor, Jas. G. Blunt, George II. Lillie, J. C. B-irnett. R. L. Williams, W. P. Dntton. &I)C Kansas l)icf. SOT,. MILLER, EDITOR. WHITE CLOUD, KANSAS: Thursday, ; : September 1, 1829. What's is the Wind? The St Louis Republican has suddenly come ont very decidedly in favor of the admission of Kansas under the Wyandotte Constitu tion, which it has no doubt will be rati fied by the people, by a large majority. The Republican hoots at the idea of there being any serious opposition to it in Con gress, and confesses that, with several slight exceptions, the Constitution is un objectionable. This is certainly cold comfort to the patriotic disorganize in Congress, who are endeavoring to defeat the Constitution. What does it mean ? The Republican is an organ of Senator Douglas ; and, considering its recent of fishness in regard to the Constitution, its sudden change of tone now, indicates an intention of Douglas and his followers, to take a stand in favor of Kansas. This probability is strengthened by the fact that Donglas' home organ, the Chicago Times, has taken ground in favor of the admission of Kansai. If the Donglasites take that course, our prospects are bright. The Republican expresses its confident belief that no Missourian in Congress will oppose the admission of Kansas, even if her population should fall a few thousand short of the requirement of the English Bill. But the Republican may be mista ken there. Senators Green and Polk, during the last Congress, showed them selves too willing tools of the President, to justify any dependence in their aid; and Captain Craig wheeled abont too sudden ly, with an oath friendly to Kansas still fresh npon his lips, to warrant any con fidence in him. Nevertheless, Kansas may be admitted, as all of the above-named Honorables were left in the lurch, on the Lecompton question. We hope it may turn ont as the Republican predicts. t3T One of the beauties of the appor tionment in the Constitution, which has not heretofore been spoken of, is the fact that seven Counties Arapahoe, God frey, Greenwood, Hunter, Wilson, Dorn and McGee will have no representation in the Senate. They have one Represen tative between them, but are attached to no Senatorial District; and the people of those Counties will consequently have no vote for Senator. Although we make this statement, tta Democratic papers will please not take it for granted that we intend to oppose the Constitution ! I XT" Tho Slaveite papers of the Terri tory seem to be exceedingly troubled about onr being whipped into support of the Constitution, as they are pleased to term it ; although they cannot show, nor have they attempted to, that we ever op posed it. But we do not wish to deprive them of any satisfaction they derive from growling. It is not the first time that our course has been distasteful to the Sla vers, and we sincerely trust it may not bcthe last time. Jo. We have not stopped your paper, man. We sent it for several weeks, as you requested, " where wood is plenty," and then changed the direction back to Wolf again, thinking yon had returned. When yon get there, yon will find them all. We do not mean to stop yonr pa per, until we are twice as old as Methuse lah's grand-daddy I i Cheerintr Signs. We received a call, a few days 6ince, from an old friend, who some time ago concluded that he could not stomach Re publicanism, negro equality, and all that; and therefore had taken to voting the Democratic ticket He informed ns that his eyes were opened, and that ho is now with the Republicans. The white suf frage clause in the Constitution satisfied him of the falsity of the negro equality charge; and the vote of a Democratic Delegate against making Kansas a Free State, and tho vote of the entire Demo cratic Delegation in favor of continuing Slavery in Kansas for one year after her admission, convinced him that the Dem ocratic party of Kansas is but the old Pro-Slavery, Border Ruffian party in disgnise and in addition to this, their bolting from the Convention, and their miserable efforts against the ratification of the Constitution, have completely dis gusted him. He would prefer some oth er party to the Republicans, like ourself ; but in Kansas, it is Democratic or Re publican Democracy, here, means Sla very, and Republicanism means Free State ; therefore, he roust unite with the Republicans. He told ns of a number of persons in his locality, some of them in fluential men. who had become lukewarm, or had been led astray like himself, but who have determined to come back to the old land-marks, and to nse their in Gneuce to reclaim others. We hear of a number of persons, who were first induced to unite with Demo crats npon local issues, and were then gradually drawn into the Democratic ranks, who have discovered that they were dnped, and are returning to the faith. In Doniphan, where there was not a Republican vote cast at the June election, we notice that they have organized a Free Labor Club. If the Club practice what they profess, they cannot vote the Demo cratic ticket We notice the names of several staunch Free State men in the proceedings of the Club. We think the local schemes down there, to aid the De mocracy, have exploded, and that hence forth men will vote their sentiments. The skies are brightening everywhere. In this County, with an honest registry, and a thorough Republican organization, we can win the day by a decisive major ity. The Democrats only succeeded, in the last election, by speculating schemes; but such measures will not hold the same men together for two elections in succea sion. Then, organize at once, and we will give the Constitution a big majority, and elect onr entire Connty and Legist tive ticket, in November, to say nothing of the several hundred majority we will roll up for Parrott ! 'jPaixdal Miasm. Tho Chemists have long been laboring to detect this subtle poison, and determine what it is. Dr. Ayer, of Lowell, has at length succeeded. He finds it to be an etherial exhalation of vegetable decaf, which is evolved only in the presence and by the assistance of wi' ter. Its absorption through the lungs into the blood is tho sole cause of the bil- liary derangements which result in the Intermittent Fevers, so afflicting and so prevalent in our climate An antidote for this insidious venom, is one of the great desiderata in medicine, and the Doc tor feels sure that he has found one which not only nentralizes but expels it com pletely from the the system. It is pot up in a convenient form, called "Aocs Core," and furnished cheaper than oth er remedies for this complaint; which last fact is by no means an unimportant one in these times. Democrat, Wood Hock, ia. I -XT" A cat-fish was caught in the riv er, at this place, last week, measuring 5 feet 3 inches in length, 3 feet 8 inches aronnd, and weighing 140 lbs. Chief. This is a tall fish story, Mr. Chief, bnt we presume we shall have to swallow it Otrmantovn (0.) Independent. You may bet on it We sawthe fish weighed, ssw it measured, and ate a part of it Our Missouri River fish are not like your Twin Creek and Miami River "minnies," where a person may angle for a whole day, and think he is doing wonders if he catches one large enough for a respectable bait for one of onr cat fish. XT The Doniphan Poet tells of a Justice of the Peace in Iowa Point, who had a man sent to Jail for horse-stealing, without evidence to convict him, and af terwards connived at his escape writing to the jailor to manage to let him slip, as be had only sent him there to get him ont of the hands of a mob. The Connty Commissioners got hold of the letter, and steps will be taken to impeach the Jus tice. We had not heard of this before. XT Attention is called to the 'adver tisement of the Chicago, Burlington and Qnincy Railroad. By this route, almost unbroken railroad connection ia had from St Joseph to New York City, and it is the shortest and quickest route that can be taken, besides its advantages of com fort and cheapness. Travellers should look to this matter; and if their object is to save time and 'expense, the above is the route to take Howard Association, Philadelphia. This well-known benevolent Associa tion enjoys a high reputation throughout the country. It is beyond question a very useful and reliable Institution. We refer tho reader to onr advertising columns for information as to its character and oljects. " Circumstances Alter," fcc. The Leavenworth Herald copied our article against tho Apportionment and, taking it for granted that we were going to side with the miserable faction of which it is the month-piece, pronounced the Chief an honest, out-spoken, ablo Republican paper. When it discovered, a fe.v days afterwards, that it had " cackled before the egg came," tho Chief dwindlod into a little Abolition sheet np in White Clond, and its editorials were twaddle 1 We felt bad, when a Democratic paper commenced patting ns on the back ; bnt when the twaddle came, we felt all right again wo always have a cloar conscience when Democratic editors are displeased with onr course especially those editors imported from Free States, to aid in ma king Kansas a Slave State We wish the editor of the Herald no worse luck in his labors than he met with in Ohio away np in Colnmbiana County. When he opened his batteries there, Colombians was a strong and reliable Democratic Connty, and the State of Ohio was De mocratic at least half the time. He continued his labors nntil Columbiana was overwhelmingly and irretrievably Republican, and the State of Ohio pretty mnch ditto then he came to Kansas. We hope ho will stay here, anil write. If he does, we have no fears for Kansas. If he can't make it pay, and will just hint as much, the Republican will pay him handsomely to keep on just as he is now. x5 Railroad JIitriso at Forkst. The meeting at Forest C'ily, on Friday last was, we learn, well attended, and much interest in the enterprise was manifested. Dr. II. W. Peter, of Oregon, was Chair man of the meeting ; and speeches were made by Mr. Irvine, of St. Joseph, Presi dent of the Platte Country Railroad, and by Messrs. Foster and Yan Buskirk. of Oregon. Markham, of White Clond, Stout of Iowa Point and S. F. Nnck oils, of Nebraska City. There is a de cided feeling in Holt, in favor of the River route. A large amount of money was subscribed to the Road, besides a great nnraber of ties, right of way, work, etc. The prospects of the river route are flattering. lVXT" Under the proper bead, will be found the startling notice that friend Tor rey has resolved to "sin no more." We received the intelligence with remarkable calmness, and proceeded to open sundry and divers envelopes, when we finally came to a dainty card, enveloped in the silken foils of a bank bill. We eagerly seized that card and bank bill. Well, if any man deserves happiness, it isTorrey, and he may consider himself elected. One who sends snch a wedding fee to the prin ter, has a soul ; and if a man with a soul can't be happy, who can? Now, Torrey, since you have settled that urgent business which so often called yon to York State, we say, in the language of the hymn : "Return, ye Raatomai sinner, home!" Keev it ftoLi.iNd. From all parts of the County, we hear that the enthusiasm is increasing for the Constitution. Dem ocrats, as well as Republicans, are going for it, and the Democratic ntrength will by no means be thrown against it. Men have only to read the document, to be convinced that it is a good one. The Democratic fuglemen have resorted to the meanness of destroying or suppressing all the copies they can lay hands on, to keep people from reading them. When you hear a man pitching and raving against the Constitution, and charging it with all kinds of monstrosities, yon may "bet your bottom dollar" that he hasn't read it XT There are again signs of trouble, in Southern Kansas. A short time since, the Missonrians crossed over and kidnap ped a young Free State man, who was known, during the troubles, as Captain Pickles, but whose real name is Wright He is related to Thomas W. Barber, who was murdered during the Wakarnsa war. Pickles was lodged in a Missouri prison. where he was at last dates. Preparations were making to rescue him. " XT" A Republican or Free State Con vention met in Brown Connty, last Sat urday, to nominate a County ticket We have not seen the proceedings, bnt learn that the action was not harmonious, and that dissatisfaction exists. The conse quence will probably be a new ticket This is just as we had feared. A Con vention to nominate a Connty ticket, at so early a day, was premature. XT The St Joseph papers are par leying over the question, whether Henry Clsy, Jr., has been elected to the Ken tacky Legislature, from Fayette Connty. He may be ; but we were nnder the im pression that he had determined to retire to private life, after he was killed at the battle of Bnena Yista! 5 XT' They have been holding a Con' vention ont in the gold region, to take steps towards forming a State Govern ment for the State of Jefferson. . There were 167 Delegates in the Convention. The name of Augustas J. Allison, late of this County, figures in the list XT The Atlantie Monthly, for Sep tember, has been received. It contains, besides a continuation of "The Minister's Wooing," and the Sayings of the Pro fessor, a number of other interesting ar ticles. The Atlantie Monthly is always fresh and readable 1 XT The Indian war in Southern Kan-j sas, has all tamed out to be a hoax. 1 11 ,AJ JhPEAKiso. On Mon.l..:i. izens were addressed, on the snlT?"" Constitution, by Jndge M. p t! of Lawrence, Gen. Samuel C V of Atchison, and Vm V r mer. County. Ui, Mr. Conway, made a U ment, which gave satisfaction. Mr p roy then threw iu a few off-Iund in a pleasant, familiar manner j,'' some wholesome truths, ,nJ necessity of onr becoming a State f own good and protection. Mr C " observations. e think ti.. i .... orcia "'wcr... iiiuii was iuii lliui.scrinim .1.. :.. i. npon the nigger proclivities of w b ocrats. What he said is true of m ity of tho party in Kansas. lniJ J' leaders ; bnt we know Democrat, wh. not take stock in the nigger, and tend to vote for the Constitution. Gen. Fomeroy is Chairman of the P publican State Central Commits, ,n,p visiting all portions of the Temtw stir np the people, lie tells ns some of the back Counties, he foanj Townships not registered, the pple which are nearly all Republicans, lnt have never yet voted. '3 Look Out for The !-ATu of tfe Administration are now travemin.. t! Torritory, visiting the pooplo in a fmi. iar manner, and using every apj.li, j their power to defeat the Constantly These men have been sent here lj President end are paid with Goveruakru money, to aid in keeping the people oi Kansas in a state of servility. Lw , for them they will be every wW, n nse all manner of plausible means to complish their ends. Buchanan hag rit ten a letter to his friends iu Kamas, tioneering against the Constitntioa, party grounds. Friends of tlie Cousin tion have got hold of tho letter, wJ j will soon see day-light. ft Joint Discussions. Messrs. rrrott and Johnston have arranged to Iml.l join discussions, commenceing on the Hk't inst, and ending October 3d. TVywiH not speak in, this Connty, nor fnW north than Atchison. We never lie,! Johnston speuk, and have not Li-ard IV rott sim-e the Pierce campaign of hi when he undertook to give us "Iiiuk," on a certain occasion conseijut'nilj t cannot say how they will probably iu.u it ; but when it comes to the polls, Joint atoa will smell brimstone ! SIT The Democrats of Missouri ct in a dreadful snarl, regarding their en didate for Governor, next year. Frot the way it has begun, there is a pro-p-ct of as wide a breach in the party tU produced by the old Benton anl .Wi Denton feud. Tlie question at mm seems to bo, tho Pacific Railroad nrm the Uanuibal and St Joseph Railrol We hope they will let the ball go oo-i will give the Opposition a ehance to ra in some honent and popular mun for i stance. Gen. Wilson, of Andrew. 0 iff The Dispatch man says be la sent us his paper regularly. Well, neli take his word for it ; but it is " clevl; enunciated," and a little singnlar wiiW. that the only paper in which lie bus t. anything to say about tlio Cbief, is ii only one that has (ailed to reacb Neighbor, taking it for granted thatyoc sent ns the paper, and that it "got ink the wrong shoot" couldn't you enJ j another copy, and consider that w n indebted to yon in tho sum of five cents' Lost. A package containing five cop ies of the Chief, of August 25th, belong ing to subscribers residing on Ity' Creek, was lost between here and Mt. Roy, on Thnrsday last The finJer will confer a favor by returning them to uu office, or leaving them where their era can eel them. We have not s m copy left to supply the loss, and tberefon make the above request. k XT The Doniphan Post ha tikes "p the cudgels against the Constitution, mi ia trying to persuade the people tnt"7 are too poor to sustain a State Gorer ment and don't want one. It w P' the Post wasn't here to tell the peopH before the vote ia March, at which ti they declared that they did want a Government, and that they vtrt sustain one. nr The American Magazine, for H tember, has come to hand. WeeoaM thia a verv readable work, and, slaw yonng, it cannot fail to acquire a rep tion eqnal to the first Magazmai -country. . Published bj Henry rfew York, at 82 a year. XT The Knickerbocker, SpJ ber, is on onr table, filled with the eest gems of literature and wit Knickerbocker always must b BJ 1iiMV ska Ana M i Dark family U . preside over its destinies. UZ wave. Hard Ur. The Slavers of thiiCo mn.l h nn thmr "last legs, MB ' are compelled to take anecdotwV Amusement column of the Chief. " Germans believe that ths Republic opposed to them I XT Major Andrew Jackson D of Tennessee, candidate for vie dent on the ticket with FJlmora, died recently, in LouisiacErr1 s-sr-Th- W Atchison Union P0 some comments nnder an extract to the Chief. All right-but tW" never appeared ia the Chief.