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SOL. KILLER, ..... EDITOR.
WHITE CLOUD, XASSAS: Tiirsitf, ! : : October 6, 1839. f pro-slavery ticxet. Agreeably to a promise made last week, we now proceed to give some of the bright, particular spots" and "striking pointa" in the history and character of the nominees on the Pro-Slavery ticket, call ed Democratic, to gull those who are led away by the ring of the word Democracy. There may be ose or two candidates upon the ticket who have not lost all their re spectability ; bnt npon Iho whole, s more miserable ticket could not have been got ten np one so little deserving the support of honorable and intelligent freemen. Geo&ok M. Beebe, of Troy, is their candidate for Councilman. His friends take especial pains to parade the fact that he is one of the family of Beebea who publish several newspapers half relig ions, half inSdel, and thoroughly Pro Slavery Democratic. We contend that Be hat not the ability to make a tenth rate Legislator. His supporters say he came here to practice law ; but in reality, he came to seek office ; and so unfit is lie to occupy seat in the Legislature, that lie h not posted on the affairs of Kansas much better than a person who has never heard the name of Kansas mentioned. We claim that a member of the Kansas Legislature should be a citizen of the Territory, which we are told Mr. Beebe is not ; for he removed to Missouri last Spring, with the intention to remain, and formed a co-partnership for the practice of law. When the Democracy carried the County, in June, his hopes for getting an office were renewed, and he came back. Thus his actual residonce began aince the June election. If there had been no prospect for an office, he would have cared nothing for the interests of Kansas, and would haver left the people to take care of their own concerns. He returns seeking office, and the Democratic party are asking' the people to give it to him. We have also heard of an Hwtaoce of the great reputation which he acquired a a practitioner, about which we have read. An influential Democrat in Burr Oak Bottom had a case before a Justice of the Peace, and employed Beebe for Council. We believe, when the amount involved in a suit is more than 8100, it is beyond the jurisdiction of a Justice of the Peace. For attending to this case, he charged the man the enor mous sum of five hundred dollars, which he refused to pay. Beebe sued him, and sent the Sheriff after him with a writ : and on that writ he had the names of all the lawyers in Troy as his counsel. The truth was, he had not employed tho law yers, but did this to make his client be lieve all the lawyers were engaged in liis behalf, and that he (the client) could get no counsel which he hoped would fright en him into measures. The matter was at length referred to arbitrators, a major ity of whom were Beebe's particular friends; and they awarded him 6100. Thus the m an was com pel led to pay a 8 1 00 lawyer'a fee, fora case in a Justice's Court, where the amount involved probably did not reach 3100. Is such a man fit to trust to make laws for us ? no will find that help will indeed be needed if he is to be elected. Thomas J. Vasdeiislice, of Iowa Point, for Representative. This person took an active part in the movement to drive the Free State settlers out of Kan sas. It is said that tho Democrats, in nominating him, thought they were nom inating his father, old Msjor Vanderelioe! His friends undertake to make it appear that he wag moderate, and took no part in the troubles. Why, he even has a huge Bowie-knife with the words "Border Roffian " engraved upon the blade, and he takes a peculiar delight in the term. But this is not all. It will be remembered that there was a time when Missourians swarmed over and took possession of the ballot-boxes, and drove the Free State people from the polls. These people, in order to give expression to their will, held an independent election, and framed the Topeka Constitution. It is said that the principal part of that document was drawn up by Judge Johnston, the present Democratic candidate for Congress. That act was declared to be high treason, and all who participated in the election were indicted. Thomas J. Tanderslice was a member of the Grand Jury that indicted the Free State men of Doniphan Connty for high treason, for holding an election, to' express their will, after they had been swindled, and driven from the polls by Missouri invaders I Think of that, Free State men, when yon are asked to vote for Thomas 3. Van lersTice to make Taws for yon I '. B. O'Driscoll, of Doniphan, for Representative. In certain orations which are recorded, there are passages which will ever be memorable. For example, the opening words of the Roman Senator's harangue : "My voice is still for war I" Or those of Daniel Webster's address to the survivors of the battle of Bunker Hill: Venerable men f Von have come down to m from former generation.' But the opening words of a speech made by O'Driscoll, at Lafayette, in this County, eclipse everything on record. They were : "Gentlemen, I'm a man by G d, I'm A man ! O'Driscoll, everything taken into consideration, "Ii the worst-man -on' tlx ticket, lie was out in the wars, and took a prominent part in the scenes which resulted in the murder of Colli as, at Doniphan. He does not believe that a negro is a human being ; and several years since, he published a series of arti cles in a St. Joseph paper, to prove that Slavery was an institution of God. He was once a candidate to represent Buch anan County in the Missouri Legislature; and Pro-Slavery as the people were, his brntal sentiments disgusted them, and they dispensed with his services. In the month of May, 1858, we were in Kicka poo. In the evening, the bar-room of the Hotel was filled with a crowd, listening to O'Driscoll harping upon his divine institution, and abusing Free State peo ple. He then made nse of words, as nearly as we can recollect them, as fol lows : "In a Slave State, I would think nothing of working in the field with nig gers, eating out of the same plate, and drinking out of the same cup with them; but I would feel disgraced to sit down at the same table with one of these G d d d free niggers or Northern Abolition ists 1" O'Driscoll was the attorney with whom the Grand Jnry of this County advised, when they indicted the Free State voters for high treason. But here comes the most damning part of all. It is said that, in a public speech, O'Dris coll declared that three-fifths of the Nor thern women were prostitutes, and stig matised the white working girls of the North as prostitutes ! Here is a man asking yon to vote for him to make laws for you, who has pronounced your mothers. Wives, sisters and daughters prostitutes ; and who would blacken the characters of those honest poor girls who are necessita ted to perform house work or sewing for a living! ' Caret B. Whitehad, of Petersburg, for Representative. Another Border Ruf fian, and actor in the Kansas troubles. Mr. Whitehead was elected Sheriff of this County, four years ago. Upen him de volved the duty of dragging up those Free State men who were indicted for high treason, and compel them to pay heavy fines or go to prison. It is said that a blood-hound never pursued its vic tim more eagerly or relentlessly, than did Sheriff Whitehead those Free State men who stood up for their 1 ibertics. But two years ago, Sheriff Whitehead turned Free State speakers from the Court House, and locked its doors against Free State Conventions. 'And later still, a Demo crat who undertook to- denounce tin pro ceedings of the Lecomptott Democracy, was compelled to use a club to enforce las right to be heard, against the wishes of Whitehead and others of hi ilk. And this man. Free State people of Kansas, the Democracy ask you to send to the legislature, to make laws for you 1 Egbert M. Lee, of Troy, for Recorder. Our pen refuses to let down ink ! We will write it with a lead pencil, that it may be erased, and the world forget it ! This person was a Fremonter in Wiscon sin, in 1856, and was almost the head roan in the list of signers of a call for a meeting to organize the Republican party in Doniphan County, some fifteen montlis ago. Less than a year ago, he was a pro fessed Republican, and took it as an insult, when a Democrat asked him to run on their ticket. Two years ago, the Free State party took him, a poor young man, from a stable in Doniphan, and elected him to his present office, which be was not then qualified to fill. He thought he saw signs of an overwhelming Democratic majority in the County ; and last Spring be openly deserted those who made him, as it was summed he would do, for some months before. Himself a new recruit, he is now engaged in reading old Demo Democrats out of the party, for favoring the Wyandotte Constitution ! It is even said that he is using his office as a means to secure his re-election. One thing is certain beyond surmise : that certain drunken Pro-Slavery pettifoggers about Troy, openly boast that the Recorder's office is a Democratic office I We sin cerely trust that the voice of the people, in November, will again consign him to the shades of a livery stable, from which it never should hare called him I J. W. Shepherd, of Doniphan, for Sheriff. If this gentleman is not a de scendant of Jack Sheppard, of Newgate memory, it is at least as difficult a mat ter to keep him in any party, as it was to keep Jack in any prison. He is a man whose passions are his principles whose personal animosities govern his politics. If he falls out with a prominent member of a party, he bids the party good-bye. He came to-Kansas i Pro-Slavery man, and held a commission as Justice of the Peace, nnder the Border Ruffian Govern ment, somewhere South of the Kaw river. For some reason, (no doubt a difficulty with somebody, ) he joined Jim Lane, who bronght him to Doniphan. Many a time he had his wits put to the' tost to escape the merciless pursuit of the Border Ruffi ans. About a year and a half ago, he quarrelled with Lane ; and about the aame time, he was elected by the Free State men of Wayne Township, as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, which con stituted him a member of the County Board. In his absence, the County Board had chosen an excellent man as their President, who happened (o be dis tantly related to Lane. When Shepherd attended, and found what had been done, he demanded the gentleman's removal, on the ground of relationship to Lane. The Board refused to do so; and from that day Shepherd was a Democrat 1 Do the people of Doniphan County want such a man for Sheriff? Is it not to be appre hended that he will permit his petty jeal ousies and animosities to interfere with a just performance of his official duties ? The Democracy should have a care, or he will fall out with some member of the party, and desert it before the election comes off! A. A. Dacghertv, of Wayne Town ship, for Probate Judge. This is the person who is represented as being such a staunch Free State man, and great efforts will be made to secure votes for him on that score. Do yon want to know what sort of a Free State man he is ? We will tell yon. He is Free State because he is compelled to be. For some time after coming to Kansas, he had a slave, and would have had yet, had he not been so unfortunate as to get involved. In order to keep his creditors from taking the slave to satisfy their just demands, he sent him or her to tho plantation of his father-in-law, in Missouri. The proba bility is that he still owns the slave. So here is another beautiful specimen for Free State men to support ! Josefhcs Utt, of Wolf River Town ship, for Clerk. We feel like tonchiog Jo. lightly, as he is personally a very clever fellow ; and, we believe, he claims to be an old line Whig, instead of a Democrat But there his name stands on the Democratic ticket, and by that we must judge, ne has been a Pro-Slavery man from the start, although he owns no slaves, and does not expect to. We be lieve he went out one campaign during the wars, but we snppose it was merely as a spectator, as we have never heard of his murdering or plundering anybody. We have no doubt he is qualified for the Clerkship ; but we mast say, he is in most wretchedly bad company. In such cases as his, we always think of the fate of a well-meaning and honest old dog named Tray. Ha may not hold himself answerable for the sins and meanness of hi brother candidates ; but it is the way of politics, and probably ever will be, that every candidate on a ticket is made to rise or fall with his associates. The people will pack the short-comings of the other candidates npon his shoulders, and he will hare a tremendous load of them to carry. Jacob W. Tribble, of Burr Oak Township, for Treasurer. Above all things else, the people should select a re sponsible man to take charge of their money. Is Jake Tribble such a man ? Listen, and judge for yourselves. He is called the bully of Burr Oak Bottom, and considers himself the bully of the County. He is a regular horse-jockey, and his principal occupation is gambling, horse racing and trading, and drinking whiskey. When engaged in his favorite pursuits, with a crowd of congenial spirits around him, he is wont to bluster hugely, and swear that he can whip anything in Don iphan Connty! Do tho people want such a ruffian for a Treasurer? Is a frequenter of doggeries, a man who stakes his pile at the gaming table, or one who goes his purse on a horse-race, a fit person to en trust with the funds of a County like Doniphan ? When he gets a little short in his gaming operations, he will know where to replenish his purse, and ten to one he will apply his knowledge to prac tical nse. Johs A. Farrall, of Iowa Point, for County Attorney. Mr. Farrall may be a very nice young may, for aught we know; but he is about as fit for County Attorney as we are; and we are no more fit than John A. Farrall. It is considerably mixed whether he understands the first principles of Blackstone. What efforts he has made against the Constitution, have not been calculated to give the public a very exalted opinion of his abilities. In some Connties East, the parties are in the habit of nominating for Prosecuting At torney, such young men as are not any the brightest in legal lore, and who have a very meagre practice. When they have work to do, they have the right to employ assistance on the part of the State. The assistance is usually some talented lawyer, and he not only assists," but " plays it alone." The Prosecuting Attorney is a mere man of straw; bnt be has an oppor tunity to pick np considerable informa tion, and to make an extensive acquaint ance, which will serve him when his term of office expires, and he returns to bis practice. We presume it waa npon this principle that Farrall was nominated. As stl Watrocs, Jr., of Iowa Point, (formerly of Binghampton. Broome Co., New York, where Daniel S. Dickinson lives,) for Superintendent of Common Schools. The firm of Farrall and Wat rons seems to be in favor with the De mocracy; bnt when the election comes off, there will be somebody else to consult. They have a hard race before them that trip to Kickapoo waa nothing in compar ison. Ansel ia young, (Pitt waa once young.) and has not yet had his "eye teeth cut." He Las a character yet to form, but he ban entered a miserably poor school to begin with. He has lately taken a wife, too, and the people will de cide that be must stay home and attend to her, as is related of an individual in Scripture. He waa a Fremonter in New York, in 185$. but pleads the "infant act" in justification. He attended school and prepared for College; but instead of going there, he "split the difference," and come West for fnVfceallh. It appears to us lie has entered a very unhealthy organ ization, ne has not yet gained a resi dence in Kansas, having come here in June. But what is still worse, he is not of age we Uke bin own word for it, spoken at a time when he had bo reason to say what was untrue. Last May, we were speaking of a person whom we called a boy., ne remarked that the per aon was no more of a boy than he was himself. We thought differently, and said that we knew the person to be only nineteen years of age., " Well," replied Watrons. "that is about my own age." This tallies well with another circum stance. A short 'time ago, a gentleman was rallying him upon having been Pres ident of a Fremont Club in New York, when he excused himself by saying that he was at that time only sixteen years of age. That was in 1856. and he would consequently now be about nineteen years old. Not of age, and not having gained a residence, and running for office in Doniphan Connty ! J. R. Plowkas. for Surveyor. .We know nothing about him, and can there fore say nothing. We never before heard of him; and after the election, will prob ably never hear of him again. He msy have surveying to do, but will be "mon arch of all he anrveya." Charles W. Stewart, of Troy, for Coroner. Mr. Stewart may be a well meaning man, and has a respectable fam ily ; but he has a foiling. The Democ racy take advantage of this failing ; and by this means, together with giving him j petty offices, like l ost Jl aster, ojc, tncy keep him "right on the goose." The Five State party elected him Assessor, two yearn ago, and he assessed "like the plfjjvnmnn kept tavern." What O'Dri coll believes of Slavery, Stewart believes of whiskey that it is a Divine institu tion ; and he endeavors to monopolize this principal plank in the Pro-Slavery Democratic Platform. If he is elected, and don't mend his ways, he will be call ed npon, some fine morning, to hold an inquest over his own body ! Thus en leth the chapter. Taken as a whole, is not the ticket a sweet one? We prcNume it is merely an accidental ticket; for if they had tried, they could not have made it as bad as it now is. It may be said that we have raked up business tram actions against some of the candidates. If we have, they are such transactions as are notorious, and of which honorable men would not be guilty. And we hold that a man who is not honorable in his business transactions, is not fit to hold an office of trnst. It now remains for thY Free State people to nominate competent, respectable, trustworthy candidates, and this Pro-Slavery concern will "go np the spout !" The Election. At this precinct, on Tuesday, the vote stood : On Constitution. For, 53 Against. 18 Majority for it, 40. On Homestead. For, 55 Against, 21 Majority for it, 84. There was a very light vote, and it was considerably mixed up. Pro-Slavery men and Democrats voted for the Con stitution, while Free State men voted against it. With a full vote, this pre cinct ought to poll from 100 to 125 votes. As a matter of course, the great bulk of those who absented themselves, were Free State men. Some people do not seem to appreciate the privilege of voting, until they are robbed of it. The Free State men should rally for the November election. If they do not, they must ex pect to lose what it cost them such a long and arduous struggle to obtain. Hiohlahd. The vote at Highland stands : For Constitution, 37 ; against it, 32. Majority for it, 5. For Home stead, 14; against it, 56. Majority against it, 42. There was a much larger vote at High land against the Constitution, than we had anticipated. But we presume it was made np of votes which have heretofore gone to Iowa Point, which will lessen the vote at the latter place. The thing is just "as long as it is short." low Poist. The majority against the Constitution is 64. Against the Homestead, somewhat larger. Thia makes the majority against the Constitution, in the Township", 19. Thx Pobk Seasox. Ozias Bailey has just arrived here, and ia already making contracts for Hogs, to be delivered at his Pork House, opposite this place. ' He is prepared to buy and pay the Cash for all hogs delivered. A report has been cir culated that he would not slaughter, this season ; but it is of course false and un warranted. The City Engineer advertises for bids for constructing side-walks in this place the owners of property not having complied with the Ordinance to that effect, The work will now be let by contract, and the owners of property will have to pay the expenses. 7 Joshua Taylor, of this place, has erected a mDI and furnace, and ia now engaged in making Sorghum syrup. He has presented us with a sample, which we have tried, and find it glorious. Now is your time for something good. 2 X"This region was .visited by a heavy thunder-storm, on last Thursday evening, about dark. It was of brief duration. EOW WE 007 COWHIDES, AND WHO DID IT. Being an Account of a Tragedy that Didn't Happen: Containing Matters Historical, Biographical, and Ltgenda rv: Together with AUusiont to WkU hey Present and Watermelon! Past, and Divert Incident and Adventures never before Beard of, but worthy to Related and Remembered Tit Whole Plentifully and Tastefully Decorated with Chaste and Appropriate Poetical Quotation!, and SlighiuaUy" Inter spersed with Hll Under the Shirt Tail! .... .- - "Cm toll all aaoat the m, Ami a-kat tkajr at rack mWt far." PiA JrUkmtit. "Ttoi ia a Aiwiailj taapat aa umii, Kaajk abaa Vat aa wm V" . (Daaiai WtUUr'i Pirtnaara. nnov-Ua! ia that a ia ' kafara bmT Or U it aaly 8m PateaVfratf WumiwiToa. Tit Wat tka krayiaf af aa aia, air Lard. Burn. THaa I Ala caataat, Far 1 fcaraA ara sack H vat a aaattir-naAr Wfcaa I aa Aead. bar; aia ia tar fraaad, Ab4 ktrar mm ap with dirt! . . rgfjaajitan. There is a certain brick-layer loafing about Troy, by the name and title of " Captain Heed,' whose principal occu pation is drinking whiskey and acting as agent for a colony of free niggers from the South. How he acquired his milita ry title, ia a question which partakes con siderably of the traditionary ; but from the most reliable information to be ob tained from the pages of Heathen Mythol ogy, sop's Fables, Arabian Nights Entertainment, Mother Goose' Melodies, and Medical Almanacs, it is supposed he was an officer in the First Punio War, or in tho great battle which we are told was witnessed in the Heavens. We have on several occasions commented on his proceedings in a manner which we deemed commensurate with his character and standing public sets, be it remem bered ; but never interfered in bis private affairs. His wrath waxed exceeding great thereat ; and he had 1 for some time past boasting to onr friends and his, that we dare not show onrself in Troy; for if we did, he intended to cane or cow bide ns npon sight, without delay or pre liminary. At the Pro-Slavery Conven tion, on Satnrday week, he took especial pains to announce that he intended to perform that thing; and inquired of some one, wlietlter we intended to be present at the Republican Convention, on Wednes day, lie was particularly anxious that we should attend, as lie was impatient to fulfill his threat. The news spread far and wide that we were to be cowhided upon that day ; and the idea seemed to tickle some folks excessively. It so happened that tlie Republicans of this Township saw proper to appoint ns as a Delegate to the County Convention. We were rushed with our business, and had thought of not attending ; bnt hear ing what had been promised ns. we de termined to go, as we did not want to be the cause of an honest man breaking bis promise and Captain Heed is an honest man. We I now he is, for he says so himself, and he ought to know. He al lows no occasion to pass without announ cing this important fact, and has thereby earned the name of "Old Honesty!" We secretly hoped, at the same time, that he would pay us the 85. he owes us, while he had his hand in; but, to tell the truth, we expected to get the 85 about as much as we expected to get cowhided. We went to Troy, attended to our do ties as a Delegate, and listened to a por tion of the discussion between Parrot t and McDowell. It was getting lato, and our company desired to start for home. Af ter leaving the Court House, a gentleman stopped us, to make some explanations. While we stood conversing, np came the valorons Captain Heed, with fire flashing from his eyes, and the fumes of rot-gut issuing from bis mouth. Mouth, did we say? Pardon us, reader it ia only a red hole, and a very filthy one, at that. This was the man who was going to cowhide us without preliminary. The Captain is well acquainted with ns ; and we know him, perhaps, better than ho is aware of, aa he shall presently see. But notwith standing his knowledge, and his determi nation to discard preliminaries, he inqui red if our name was Miller? We had never yet had occasion to disown our name, and did not feet disposed to to so then so we " acknowledged the soft im peachment." He then commenced blus tering ; said that we had assailed him in his private business, and all that sort of stuff. We demanded to know what bus iness. He replied that we had published him as being drunk, at Hiawatha! That rather took ns down ; for the truth ia, it waa the first we knew that be had ever been within the limits of Brown County. Although we knew who he was, we now began to doubt bis identity, and therefore asked him what his name was ; to which he replied: "My name ia Heed, by G iL and I'm a lawyer by profession TV Mr. " Heed, by G d," thea west on to say that we had accused him of stealing wa termelons out of Mr. Larzelere'a field. He was mistaken there, for we were well aware that he did not get any water melons ! Here he had disclosed three things to us, of which we had before been ignorant: firstly, that he was one who made a drun ken hog of himself, npon the memorable occasion of the visit of Demi-Jdhn Pettit to Hiawatha, last Spring; secondly, that it waa Mr. Larzelere'a watermelon patch from which a woman made him "scratch gravel ;" and thirdly and lastly, that he was a lawyer however, we did know that he pretended to tinker at law. But as to being a lawyer, he comes about as near it, as the person who trims guts at a slattghter-house, comes to being a Pro fessor of Surgery I " Heed, by G d." continued to cow hide us, (with his mouth,) as lie bail be gun without preliminary! He may call that sort of stuff cowhide, but it sounded to ns mora like hull-tongue ! lie went onHo tell ns " as how." if we ever again took his name in vain, he would "whale ns like h 11," if he had to come into our office to do it 1 We were terribly scared ; but we recollect that we had the presence of mind to tell him that, just as like as any way, we should be stirring him up with a sharp stick before long ; and that, while we were doing it, we would remember thai we were earning a whaling" from the mighty " Heed, by G d," the "lawyer by profession," and brick-layer by practice ! But the show bad just begun. At this crisis, up rnshed a big, strapping fellow, apparently about half-nigger, (in hia na ture all nigger,) drunk, of course, and at the least calculation as Urge as two of as. We thought, in the beautiful language of Milton's " Paradise Lost :" Q. wfaar .lid yitm mw fnai, Kaaek a ai-fT dawa!" We are sure Byron, mist once hive been placed in a similar sit nut 'on with onr self, to have conceived such an idea aa : ' Tba .Att-triaa na, Aowa like a a-aff aa tfca feM, Hi. eaaaru aB ftnaiiag arita ar.rjiW awl fnkl!" The purple was on the end of his nose, and the gold w.-w somewhere else! The Captain immediately grew more blustery. It was evident that the new-comer was a person-ige of importance and tint, like Roderick Dho Oar- bla.t apaa ki karlr kora, Wat wartfc a tkoataad am!" Fie tapped the Captain on the back, told him to go in. an ! demanded to be shown that " old Sol. Miller," and he would do terrible tlrin-gs with him. - But tlie Cap tain took care not to " art," even thonh his " right bower" did gn.ird him. He had been seen to beckon to thin follow, wlien lie saw ns leave tlie Court House ; and w.is beard to say to some one: "Come on, there's Sol. Miller; 111 show yon some fun !" By the way this drunken brute came np, it was pretty evident that hu services lmd been engaged for the oc casion, ad that he knew what lie was to do. and wlro lie was to do it to. This bull-dog rejoices in the euphonious, clas sical and "sockmatical" name of Jim Miller f lie was indicted by the Grand Jury, lat Spring, for gambling and horse-racing'; ainl we presume he was thus working out a 82.50 fee due "Heed, by G d," tlie " lawyer by profession," for defending bin upon some indictment for violating the law, Tlie Pre Slavery Democracy," ot their late Convention, showed their appreciation of tliis fellow's worth, by voting for him aa a candidate for the Legislature ; and lie came within a few votes of receiving a nomination. We will go our pile on it, tlt rt was Heed who proposed bis. name-.' This was the first time in our life that we foil asha med of oar name. Tlie fact K if Jim Miller don't soon git killed or bung, or die with snakes in his boots, he must ei ther bare his name changed,- or we'll change oura I But if the Captain had bis hired bullies, we had friends there, and persons came rushing in on both aides. . There waa a fair prospect for more fan than " Heed, by G d," had anticipated in fact, it was so funny that he could not tell where the laugh came in, and therefore didn't laugh ! Some three or fonr persons rob bed ns of onr name, acknowledged that they were "old Sol. Miller," and invited black Jim Miller to walk in. We began to think there might be a.nnmber of old Sol. Millers "lying around loose." and accordingly became a disinterested spec tator of the progress of the war. "Heed, by G d." and his tool Jim, soon found the crowd too hostile for them, and me chanically (or intuitively) edged their way towards a neighboring doggery, which they entered, and there found a more congenial atmosphere. Thia insti tution is carried on by one " Blind Bar temius," a relative of Heed, who te rela ted to, or baa in hia employ, all the hol lies and doggery keepers ia the neighbor hood. When we left town, they were in there carousing, and heaping execrationa upon the head of "old SoL Miller." The renowned Jim Miller, who was so anxious to swallow ns alive, although he was se veral times within reach of us, we do not suppose recognized na, and cannot to this day tell what we look like. If sent eat to hunt ns np, he would In all probabili ty look for a little, old man, with hump back and bald head such aa one as is described in Walts Hymns y "Ba kaA a vaal aa ato laataf kb kaaJ, . or in Charles Wesley's Revival Hymns A!hltoaUMaaafUtagk - . ftjt L aM aaa, faar aaaaa ail aia. , Watt, If aa aa. IH taa Ua ikia; Bat irha tot, It ria Mai ata!" Jim would undertake the job of "riding" him, and " tanning bis skin," and would Uke his" pay in rot-gut Persons who left Troy after we did, reported that the "MlxtlaBaxtraaMdaycraw' . had commenced fighting among them selves. Even when darkness eame, their orgies did not cease - - ' TWa arm, a taaW mtiniMrj fcr aigkl. AA Daaiphart Capital kaA fatkarW a" A gentleman with long hair and flow, ing beard, (the same who imagines he resembles the pictures of Jeans Christ.) took cify the terrible Captain; W thi P" entirely unnecessary, for no onetber.! the remotest idea that Heed would h the end of the world. It . proper in that person to nse his frort,7 restoring peace ; but in doing to, ha J ted to Heed that wo had retracted .1 was necessary. He had no anthorit. f making the assertion; for we did (T and do not, retract a word. We ar ' in the habit of humbling onrself t0 . distempered cur that growls at o, retracting everything we may hat.' during onr existence, derogatory to canine species in general. Heed lid mhi his boasts, and his bullies tad friends knew what was np. It ihoW(j itself plainly, the way they H around when "Roderick Dha" tttt to the rescue. But they sooa saw ho the game stood, and acted wisely i0 j. ing for peace. Had we been there out a frieni to back us. Heed and nigifers might have beaten na to a jlV and no one would have thonght of pt We are not a fighting character, do not pride onrself npon onr mnsel therefore, we never threaten people wok whippings. But we are one of those who never forgyt the villains that plondertd and murdered the Free State peep!. of Kansas, in times past, for opinion's uke and fo reminding the public of it, wear threatened with violence. Bat we men to hold them and their rascality np iB the most glaring light, whenever thej gir, ns a pretext for so doing, ifwe brri u submit to a beating every week. "Ileed, by G d," has sworn to " whale" a if we said anything more about him, if kt had to come into onr office to do it. We think we have " kinder hinted reoond" that way. ia the foregoing remarks, tit! it now remains for his to execute bit threat. If be don't do it. he has lied. That he is a brawling coward, everjbody knows. n has permission to abnie n with his filthy tongne, to his heart's con tent, and we shall regard it only as tk braying of a jackass. DM we it heart? It is not even a gizzard it is kiJner, til kidney. If be wants to enter onr offii-e to transact any business, or to pa; ni that 85, we slwl) strive to endure him; but if lie comes fo exhibit bis whaling" pro pensities, we shall simply take a dnn fork and pitch him out. But if lie ima gines that we will stand np and fisticuff with him, he is out of his reckoning. He msy bo very hsnlr at "nuking man" of his nqhcw, who has travel led with lite Circus; but lie cannot mikr ns lower onrself by acknowledging t!m he l even n fit snbjoct to le whipp!. V don't want to touch him. TW won M as sooa think of placing nnmf upon an equality wi'h a man nlw W "pressed" (atolen) mules and cattle from tlie Free State settlers of Kansas. W would as soon acknowledge onnlf Car equal, in conrg and roofnrss. of a biid who went out to fight Jim lane; hut when he came within sight of Line's ramp, lroke like s qnarter-bone," swam the Kaw River through1 Abating ice, and befouled hia brueches iarthe nud dle of the stream. We wen Id as- toorr think d placing onrself npew a par with a mas who left Buchanan Canary, Mis souri, mlrr iadictment fnr perjsrr, of which he bad ajot bee acquitted by jury f his country men. Frit perjsry a legal term; and as the Captain is pvrr ly a mrTiiary character, and not sopposid to nnderstaniT law pnrasw, wr will ex plain, rerftrry empfy means telling s lie ami swearing to H I Furthermore : when we have besisws at onr County Seat, we shall go thereto attend to- it, as every citizen- has s ngb to do. Tfe shall go in a peaceable man ner, and molsst no one-. Asd whew are there; we claim eempt'rrm frees 4eing dogged abewt and set npon by CspUis " Heed, by G d." or any other mtm set of men. And we likewise that mercenary rnfBans be kept swtr from ns ; for if hired bullies, wbom do sot know, end who do not loom sa wn have never received bars or pos catioa at onr hands who bars Tor enmity towsrds us but who Mrs gun themselves out by ths job to btat we say, if such creatures sttsmpt T lenoe npon ns, they will be shot d like dirty, lousy dogs, a they are. a eitixen can ho longer go his J peace, he La. a ri,;ht to defend We understand the fellow. Beed, an hope be and his pimps understand ss. We hsvs been thus lengthy sod fttj eit, from the fact that word had g over ths Connty. that we were to bs' hided at Troy. , Scores of parson fw thonght it would be done, sad w the tip-toe of expectation, to hew t had been accomplished some, w sorry to ssy hoping for it J cealed feelings of gratification. every part of the Count bad heard s was to be, and were momentarily JJ for the dance to begin; Md W'T hear, persons inquiring tot t them gaaing and peeping WT ws turned, as if w. were some str imaL? Kow. we are a sssksr tsm sack notoriety-sod psitioulariy J object to being brought into marks of a cowhide or eane sew shoulders, or the prints of a bully's knuckle, npon onr , Price of the Chief. Two Vf" year, -in advance I J3T Ayotmg deer- was killed Town Tract, the othar day.