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Tkinitr, : : Decenter 1, 1859.
Republican Ticket;
For Governor,
For Lieutenant Governor, '
For Secretary of State,
For Treasurer,
For Auditor,
For Attorney General,
. . , B. F. SIMPSON.
For Superintendent of Public Instruction,
For Chief Justice,
For Associate Justices,
SAMUEL A. KINGMAN. (4 years.)
L.D. BAILEY, (2 years.)
For Representative to Congress,
For District Judge,
For Senators,
For Representatives,
For Clerk of the District Court,
For Probate Judge,
For County Superintendent of Schools,
Vwrm Ttt.an.wl Tlia l..t ar.l
est struggle in the history of Kansas,
takes place on next Tuesday. It is to be
the -completion, the finishing up, the
crowning of the great work which the
Free State people have had in hand.
This will be the last election for a long
while, and Republicans are urged to
strike once more. Let no o:ie remain at
home, no matter what the State of the
weather may be. On that day the future
character of Kansas is to b decided
whether she snail be an honor or a dis
grace to the galaxy of States. Use your
endeavors to make her an honor, by go
ing to the polls, and voting the Republi
can ticket. We need not say more.
Brow. Everything is Brown. One
can see, hear or dream of nothing but
Brown. It comes from every direction,
and in every shape. From the East, we
are inundated with news of old Osawat
omie Brown and his insurrection. From
the South, come startling accounts of the
destruction' of Brownsville, in Texas, by
Gortinas and his band. At home, we
are edified with the gymnastics of G. W.
Brown, of the Herald of Freedom.
When will all this cease? Soon, we
hope. Osawatomie is approaching his
last honr; time wili place Brownsville
to rights ; and G. W. is not disagreea
ble, when not stirred up. Let ns have a
change of colors !
A political discussion was held
at Iowa Point, on Friday evening last ;
and after the conclusion of the regular
speaking, a Republican asked permission
to state a few facts, but was refused a
hearing by the honost Democracy who
role in that town, upon the pretext that
he was not a candidate, and therefore
had no right to speak ! How was it in
this place, on the following evening ?
After the regular discussion, several Dem
ocrats pitched in at ramdom, and no one
attempted to prevent them. Such is the
difference between a Democratic and a
Republican people.
XT" One of tbe proprietors of the Lea
enworth Daily Dispatch lately with
drew from the concern, and the paper
announced that he did so in consequence
of having received the agreeable intelli
gence that he had fallen heir to a valua
ble estate. As he came into possession
of the estate by the death of his father, it
must have been a very agreeable circum
stance, indeed! If his father and mother
had both died, we presume the Dispatch
would have called it glorious news 1
We have received the first num
ber of the Nebraska Herald, a neat and
ably conducted paper, published at Ne
maha City, Nebraska, by Fairbrother &
Hacker, at 82 a year. Southern Ne
braska, as shown by the recent vote, is
decidedly Republican, and heeds just
such an organ as the Herald to advance
the ia teres ts of that party. The Repub
licans of Southern Nebraska owe the
Herald a liberal support .
' Congress convenes on next Mon
day. If a speedy organisation of the
House is effected, we may be able to lay
the President's Message before our read
ore, week after next But chances are
not at present favorable for a speedy or
ganization, and the Message may be de
layed until near the Holidays, or after.
7 XT A contemplated negro insurrection
has been discovered in Tennessee. The
leader, who is said to be an accomplice
of Old Brown, is an extensive slavehold
er near Memphis, ' named Palmer. It
will be a hard matter to saddle him npon
the Black Republi cans
'Ohio "in Xanreir
A resident of Kansas, who has been
conversant with Ohio politics for the past
twenty years, will find such a similarity
between the old stagers there aad the pre
sent political characters here, that he will
almost be led to imagine that the Ohio
of other days has been transferred to
Kansas, s -
Hers we have SamT Medary, for twen
ty years the chief liar and blackguard of
Ohio, who slandered and abused Henry
Clsy and Gen. Harrison worse than any
.other men were ever slandered and abus
ed now he is running for Governor, on
the Democratic ticket a ticket whose!
chief snpporters are those who profess to!
have been "Henry Clay Whig. Of
course, he brines with him his yonng
! Sams, his Blairs, and all his other Ohio'sas or Nebraska, where it should start
J dependents.
Here we have launders W. Johnston.
covesd np somewhere in the dnst of the
ilate battle an Ohio politician, who
I ,v. fit. I. ft.. Tt.,.1,.,,.,.
i aillUiyoia tSIC UkKVV IV vuwu-ssu
Here is M. J. Parrott, formerly a mem
bcr of the Ohio Legislature ; anl John
!r. Slough, ditto, and a "shoulder-hitler"
i in that body ; ant Bob Mitchell, a one-1 traiion, ana inus operate gaium iuo in
dorse politician from Newark; and a, Uresis of Kansas ; and if you elect a m a
host of still leaser lights. ' jority of Democrats to the Legislature,
Here we have that " fallen angel," i they will ohoose two United States Sen-
. Wilson Shannon, of whom it was sun,
! nearly twenty years agone :
oil. wiiMn Bhuwn will ft lamia
m rum Tm im tvafoa ooy.
Then, there is Col. John C. Yaughan,
who, as editor of the Cincinnati Gaxette,
: in former days, probably wielded a great
j er influence than any other man in the
' West ; he is now stumping Kansas for
, the Republican cause. And there is Tom
jEwing. Jr., candidate for Chief Justice,
a son of old Salt Boiler Tom, of Ohio.
who marshalled the Whig forces to bat
tie, in former years.
We have Rees, of Franklin County.
formerly editor of the Greenville Journal,
who was a member of the Leavenworth
Constitutional Convention : and James
ITanwsy, also from Darke County,
member of the Wyandotte Convention ;
and P. B. Plumb, of the Emporia News,
formerly of the Xenia News; and R.
McBratney, of Atchison, formerly of the
Xenia Torch-Light, who would not sup
port Taylor for the Presidency, although
he has since snpported worse men.
More than half of the candidates on
both the Repnblican and Democratic
State tickets, are Ohioans ; and among
the rank and file there are thousands from
the same State. Kansas mnst be a sprout
of Ohio, which, having been stuck into
the rich prairie ground west of the Mis
souri, has taken root, and, in growth and
politics, is imitating the parent stock
So mote it be.
Saltt. Cassius M. Clay, whatever
hU enomies may say of him, at leaiit has
the merit of speaking plainly, and to the
point. His epeeohes usually contain
more truth than poetry. Here is a spe
cimen. He recently made a speech at
Covington, Kentucky, in which the mob
that destroyed tha Free Soil paper at
Newport, was handled without gloves.
In the course of his remarks, he was in
terrupted by a voice in the crowd, tell
ing him to set his slaves free, to which
he replied as follows :
They are. and now I want to do the
noxt best thing. I want to set those fel
lows that call thorn salves Democrats free,
for God knows they need it more than
the niggers. Now, gentlemen, if you
will allow me to tell yon, niggors get a
good master sometimes, but your mas
tors neither feed or cloths you, but put
their hands in the excheqner to take ont
the contents, and the devil of a bit of it
do they give to yon poor fellows. I have
often thought of this as I have seen Cnffy,
black and sleek, working in the field,
and then have seen the lazy, dirty, lonsy
Democrats, unfed and ragged, halloaing
"hurrah tor Democracy, and damn nig
Tbe Leavenworth Herald still
pretends to claim a Demacratic majority
in the Territorial Legislature, and inti
mates that Parrott's election ia not cer
tain. This is done in order to revive the
crushed and drooping spirits of the De
mocracy, and induce them to make a
desperate fight at the eoming election.
But as well might the skeleton of .Napo
leon be resurrected, in hopes of calling
np tbe fallen hosts of Waterloo. There
is a good Repnblican majority in both
branches of the Legislature, Parrott is
elected by over 2,000 majority, and De
mocracy will be whipped worse than ev
er, next Tnesdsy.
XT They are now slaughtering hogs
at the White Cloud Pork Honse, at the
rate of between 200 and 800 per day.
Fanners drive in their hogs, see them
slaughtered and weighed, and go home
with the cash in their pockets. This es
tablishment is a permanent institution.
Those who attempted to injure it, have
drawn off, and woald have left fanners
In the lurch, had not Mr. Bailey been on
hand to bny their hogs. He is the man
for them to depend npon, and they will
hereafter give him the preference, in dis
posing of their hogs ; for, in addition to
his reliability, he usually pays a little
better price than anybody else.
e XT" A few Democratic pettifoggers
met at Hiawatha, on last Saturday, styl
ed themselves "the Members of the Bar,"
and selected a Democratic candidate for
District Judge. We believe one Glick, '
of Atchison, is the person they selected
for the honor of being beaten by Albert j
L. Lee. 1
'fr Pacific Riilioid. Is there- eitixen
of Kansas who does not desire to see the
Pacific Railroad commenced and comple
ted ? and is there one who does not think
that the Road ought to start from some
point in -.Kansas? But perhaps every
one does not know why the Road has not
yet even been located. We will tell
them. It is because the Administration,
with a Democratic Senate and a Demo
cratic Hoose, were bent npon starting the
Road from some point in Slave territory.
They had control of all the Committees
in both Honses of Congress, but .they
well knew that if they reported a bill for
the Railroad, fixing iu eastern terminus
at a point South, there were enongh in-
dependent men in the House to defeat the
scheme, and fix upon some point in Kan-
from ; therefore, in order to prevent this.
they would report no bill at all, and the
Road has not yet been commenced, lest
the South should not reap all the benefits
j of it.
Remember, that if yon elect Judge
! H alderman to Congress, he will be a par
,tisan of that same party and Adminis-
ators of the same stripe. If yon desire
' the welfare and prosperity of Kansas,
f elect a Republican Legislature, and send
Jadgo Conwsy to Congress.
IatroRTAiT. We find the following in
the Herald of Freedom :
The Kansas Territorial Legislature, in
enacting a city charter for White Clond
at its last session, gave to the Mayor and
board of council men power "To prevent
the assembling of slaves. To
impose fines, penalties and forfeitures on
the owners and masters of slaves suffered
to go at large upon the hiring of their own
time, or to act or deal as free persons ;
and to tax, restrain, regulate and prescribe
the terms npon which free negroes and
mulattoes shall be permitted to reside
within the city."
Have the city fathers a copy of tbe
new charter ? If so, they should carry
out its provisions. There are three slaves
here ; and it sometimes happens that big
Jim goes sparking Sarah, while little Jim
sits in a corner and looks on. When
such an assemblage of slaves takes place,
it is the doty of the Council to go and
disperse them !
XT" Arthur's Home Magazine, for
December, is on onr table. "The Light
Keeper's Daughter," Fashion Plate, and
other engravings, are beautiful, and the
reading is choice and entertaining. A
new volume will begin with the January
number, in which will be commenced one
of T. 8. Arthur's charming Stories, en
titled "After the Storm." Virginia F.
Townsend will also contribute interesting
Stories, such as she only knows how to
write. Other talented writers are engaged,
and nothing will be left undone to con
tinue the Home Magazine in its present
position, in the ranks of literature. Pub
lished in Philadelphia, at 82 a year.
XTGodey's Lady's Book, the Ladies'
favorite for the past thirty years, com
pletes the volume with the December
number, which is now before ns. It is
illustrated with several fine Steel Engra
vings, a Colored Fashion Plate, and nu
merous other engravings, making twenty
eight illustrations in all, and contaning
its nsual large amount of reading. As
the Book commences, so it goes through
the yearnever decreasing in interest a
particle. Now is the time to subscribe
for the eoming year. Published in Phil
adelphia, at 83 a year. We will furnish
it to any of our subscribers, for 82 a
Literabt. We saw a trunk, the oth
er day, with a card tacked on one end.
containing the follow in direction :
"Mrs. K
to Rull .
We presume it was intended to con
vey the information that the trunk was
the property of Mrs. K , who was a
passenger for Rnlo, Nebraska.
Messrs. Seaver and Ilerrick, Re
I publiean candidates for the Legislature,
and X. K. Stout, Democratic candidate
for the Senate, favored our citizens, on
Saturday evening last, with a short dis
cussion, or, rather, defined their posi
tioqs. Seaver and Herrick made deci
dedly the best impression. Stout has the
reputation of being i very clever man,
but he can't make a speech, notwithstsn
ding his friends and neighbors think he
is a "gsul -snorter" in that line.
XT The Great Republic Monthly, for
November, is before ns, with its nsual
variety of illustrations and reading mat
ter. This work is not so valuable for its
engravings as for its charming and in
structive contributions, interspersed with
the amusing. It numbers among its con
tributors many of tbe best living authors,
and is deservedly acquiring high repu
tation. It is published by Oaksmith
St Co., New York, at 83 a year.
Jndge Halderman is extensively
circulating copies of the Herald of Free
dom throughout the Territory. Said
papers contain insinuations and charges
against M. F. Conway, tbe Judge's op
ponent for Congress. This accounts for
the milk in the cocoa-nut. What a good
Republican paper the Herald of Freedom
is, with the names of Chase and Baaks
at its mat-heed I
' FmkNmiioct.Si ranch' howling
having been done, about how Kansas
would be overrun with free negroes in
ease she adopted the Constitution, an ex
change has taken tho trouble to huntnp
the statistics of free negroes In the Free
States, some of which have nothing to
prohibit them, and compares them with
the number in the Slave States, most of
which have atrwnnona laws against their
being in the 8tate, even to selling them
into Slavery if they persist In remaining.
The Free States, with a white population
of 13.475,210, hare 196,282 free negroes.
while the Slave States, with a white pop
nlation of only 6.222,418. have 238.187
free negroes.' The Free States have more
than twice as many whites as the Slave
States ; yet the Slave States have over
40,000 more free negroes the Free States.
Pennsylvania, the second State in the
Union, and a Free State, has 63.626 free
negroes; while Maryland, one of the
smallest States, but slave, and lying right
beside her, has 74.723. , New York, the
lsrgest Free State, has 49,069; and Virgi
nia, the largest Slave State, 54,333. Del
aware, the smallest State in the Union,
and Slave, has 18,073. Rhode Island,
the smallest Free State, has 3.670. Mas
sachusetts, where negroes are allowed all
tbe privileges of the whites, has 9,064 ;
while Louisiana, which has the most
stringent laws against them of any State
in the Union, has 17,462. New Hamp
shire and Vermont, where negroes are
eqnal with the whites, in civil rights, has
neither of them a thousand free negroes ;
while the Despotism of South Carolina,
has 8,960.
We might quote figures withont end.
all running in the same way ; bnt we
have given enongh to show the senseless
ness of the miserable howl about free ne
groes mining Kansas, because the Con
stitution does not prohibit them from
coming here.
XT" The Atchison Union says we are
mistaken in saying that Robert L. Pease,
the Democratic candidate for Treasurer
of State, is a Pro-Slavery man, and de
sires ns to make the correction. We will
take the Union's word for it, that Mr.
Pease has heretofore claimed to be a Free
State man. At the same time, we have
not the least doubt that he voted against
the Free State Constitution of Kansas,
as did the editor of the Union, who was
la Fremonter, in New York, in 1856.
Opposition to the Constitution was noth
ing more nor less than an Administration
and a Pro-Slavery movement ; and the
Democratic party is essentially a Tro
Slavery party, althongh some of its mem
bers may claim to be Free State in senti
ment. Therefore, Mr. Pease and the edi
tor of the Union, and all others who act
with the Democratic party of Kansas,
as at present constituted, are doing as
much in favor of Slavery, and conse
quently are as much Pro-Slavery men, as
any of the old Border Ruffians.
XT Our Mississippi valley is destin
ed to become the garden of the world,
bnt a dead weight on its population is the
miasm which engenders billions diseases
all over it Could an absolute antidote
be fonnd to the malaria which exhales
from its marshes, it is impossible to over
estimate the consequences to onr prosper
ity. We congratulate onr fellow citizens
and fellow sufferers around us,' on the
announcement, important if true, that
Dr. J. C. Ayer, the celebrated medico
Chemist of the East, has discovered just
such an antidote ma "Agne Uure,
which is supplied at a price that can ex
clude no one from its benefits, and that
is said to cure Fever and Agne and kind
red diseases, to a moral certainty. Fam
ily Visitor, Memphis.
, XT' According to the Dispatch, the
Democrats of Iowa Point, a week ago.
nominatd A. Taylor and Giles A. Briggs
for Justices of the Peace. Yet the Dem
ocrats of this place have called a meet
ing for Saturday evening, to make the
faithful believe that they are making the
nomination. Are the Iowa Point Demo
crats the guardians of the party in this
place, that they make nominations for
them ? Or, do they fear that White
Clond Democrats are not sound enough
on the goose to fix np matters to suit
them down there ? ,
The attempt to gain votes for
Halderman, by publishing his Masonry,
is likely to do him more harm than good.
The shallow game is seen through by ev
ery one, and is denounced by none more
heartily than by Free Masons themselves.
They have no desire that their Honorable
Order shall be disgraced in this manner,
and be made to appear, in the eyes of its
enemies and the uninitiated, a political
machine, which every true Mason has
ever tried to prevent it from becoming.
XT The Atlantic Monthly, for De
cember, contains the conclusion of "Tbe
Minister's Wooing, and has ten original
contributions besides. The fifth volnme
of this interesting, high-toned and deci
dedly original publication, will begin
with the January number, which is the
time for new subscribers to commence.
The price is 83 per annum for single
subscribers; five copies, 810. Published
by Ticknor k Fields, Boston, Mass.
XT What has become of the Wyan
dotte Gazette? Awhile back, we used
to receive a copy about once a month,
filled with Constitutional Convention re
ports ; hot now it has ceased coming al
together. "- - v.- '. .-;
Tex Boot ojj'tbr Othxb, Lia The
Democracy are endeavoring to operate
against Mr. Seaver in this place, by har
ping npon the circumstance of his having
carried to the Legislature, last Winter, a
remonstrance against the petition of the
citizens of White Clond. to be annexed
to Brown County. They should sing
dumb on that question, for a candidate
on their own ticket is more blameable
than Mr. Seaver. The remonstrance was
originated and signed by tbe principal
men of Iowa Point, prominent among
whom was X. K. St ont. . They then sent
it to Highland, and in order to enlist the
co-operation of the people of that place,
they represented that the proposed line
wonld run through the centre of the High
land town site, thus placing that town in
a very nndosirable situation. Under this
impression, most of the citizens of High
land signed the remonstrance, and Mr.
Seaver carried -it to Lawrence, where the
Legislature was ia session. They re
mained under the impression that the
change of lines would have thrown their
town into two Counties, until about a
month since, when, the matter having
been agitated again, for political capital,
the truth was explained to them. If they
had not been deceived by X. K. Stout it
Co., they would never have signed the
remonstrance, and White Cloud would
now be where her citizens desired her to
be placed.
' XT E. M. Lee has been around show
ing Mr. Hatcher. Democratic candidate
for the State Senate, to the people.
They were here, on Tnesd ay. Mr. Hatch
er may be a man of very good character,
and may understand how to sell goods ;
bnt the Democracy wigiild gain votes by
keeping him at home. He has none of
the ways desirable in a pnblic man, and
cannot even make himself interesting to
his friends. We do not believe the De
mocracy nominated him for any other
reason than to gain votes in Elwood.
That party complain that the Constitu
tion makes the Senate a do nothing body
and we think, in nominrting Stent and
Hatcher, they have selected two compe
tent men to do it !
XTJohn B. Roy. an old Indian tra
der, and proprietor of Roy's Ferry, over
the Nemaha, between this place and Rnlo,
died several days since. We understand
that he had been on a drank, at Rnlo,
and had boen beaten in a fight a day or
two before ; and the effects of the liqnor
and the whipping together are snppoeed
to have killed him. Mr. Roy was a son of
John Baptiste Roy, one of the earliest
Indian trnders west of the Missouri, and
was married to a half-blooded Iowa
squaw. Ho leaves considerable of a
family, and is reported to have been
wealthy. There is a fine chance for some
one who has a fancy for widows I
XTThe Ladies American Magazine,
for December, is before ns, with a graph
ic steel engraving entitled "Going to
School." and another fine picture entitled
"The Vow." It likewise has a colored
Fashion Plate, and a large amonnt of the
very best reading. The January nnmber
commences a new volnme. Fow h the
time to snbscrihe for this excellent work.
Tbe terms ara : 1 ropv. 82 a year
copies. 83 ; 4 copies. 86 ; 6 copies, 88 ;
8 copies, and one additional copy. 810
Published by nenry White. No. 37 Park
Row, New York.
. ,
XT Hon. Abe Lincoln, of Illinois,
who stirred np Douglas with a sharp
stick nntil he squealed, is now stnmping
it in the Territory, ne speaks at Troy
to-rtay, at Atchison to-morrow, and at
Leavenworth on Satnrday. Such men
as he can make it tell. He makes the
wool fly from the Black Democracy, at
every stroke.
XT A paper has again been establish
ed at Quindaro. in this Territory, called
the Kansas Tribune, published by J.
Frsncis and J. P. W. Davis, at 82
year. It is of good proportions, neatly
gotten np, ably edited, and advocates
Republicanism. Soecess to it
u XT Kit Carson, the famons mono
taineer, recently died in New Mexico.
where he was acting in the capacity of
Indian Agent.
Hon. Fenner Ferguson, the Ne
braska Delegate to Congress dnring the
last session, died in that Territory, a few
days since.
' " are jnst now enjoying a se
verely cold snsp of weather, bnt beauti
ful both over head and under foot
XT Quite a lively Thanksgiving
Dance came off at the City Hotel, en
last Thursday evening. ,
Lm or Boats to Omaha. We under
stand that arrangements are now being
made in this city to establish three boats
in the line frem here to Omaha City next
season. e further learn that two nave
already been selected, both large, first
class boats, and that the third will also
be one of the best steamers on the Mis
souri river. Such an arrangement will
not only be remunerative to the owners of
the boats, bnt of vast importance to the
commercial interests of this cllj.St.Jo.
Hon. F. P. Stanton loft La wren oe on
Monday last for Washington, with the
intention of staying till Kansas is admit
ted as a State. HU mission doubtless is
to assist in seen ring a speedy admission
Lef Kansas. Hcrmld of Frttdonu -
The Atchison Champion says that the
election in that county will bo contested
on the ground that the Registry Law was
ignored and disregarded.
OH Total Brown" anl Haiti F. Con
To At Editor of Ike Hsroli of Freedom
The charge against me in your paper
of the 5th of November, is fales. I have
not seen Old Brown bnt once within the
last two years, and that occasion, was
more than a year ago. He called at my
office in the Fall of 1853, and asked me
to allow him to deposit with me. for
safe keeping, certain papers connected
with the business of the Kansas Relief
Committee of 1856. This request I
complied with, as a matter of course.
The papers he left with me are now in
my possession. They consist of promis
sory notes, given by different individuals
in Kansas, to the Relief Committee, for
clothinz. provisions, dec. furnished to
them by that Committee. It is not true,
as stated, that ho "stopped" at my honse
"when in Lawrence, incog, last summer.
I did not see him last summer, and do
not suppose he was in Lawrence at all at
that time. When he came to Lawrence
in the Fall of '58. he put np at the hotel
of Mrs. Killam. next door to the office of
the Herald of Freedom, withont any at
tempt at concealment which was appar
ent to me. He remained at my office
only long enongh to dispose of his busi
ness; and althongh I invited him to dine
with me before he left the town, he dec! in
ed the invitation. I had no knowledge
of any of Old Brown's plans, either in
Kansas or ont of it. He was a man of
discernment and cantion, and I presume
took care to reveal Ins enterprises only
to such as wonld be likely to unite with
him in their execution.
In conclusion. I think it proper to say
that I make this explanation from no
considerations whatever personal to my
self ; but only because I deem it doe to
the Republican party, of which 1 am at
present a candidate and representative.
Very respectfully vonrs.
m. f. Conway.
Hf att, K. T., November 7th. 1859.
The Gamic at Cn blestos. The
game to be pursued at Charleston is fully
developed, and understood in political
circles. It is simply to re-affirm the
Cincinnati platform in terms, adding a
plank for the Dred Scott decision. This
is the basis of compromise to bo adopted
between the rival factions of the Democ
racy, and which will enablo both to claim
a victory, while asserting their respective
doctrines in direct antagonism to each
other. It was by this artful deception
that snecess was obtained in 1856 a de
ception which was openly ail milled in
the Senate debate last session, when Mr.
Brown, of Mississippi, declared, in reply
to Mr. Donglas. the Sonth shonld not
be "cheated again." Their only mode
of re-union is by repeating the fraud. As
lightning does not often Btrike twice on
the ssme spot, it is hardly probable the
next experiment will be attended with
the same success as the first. Mr. Doug
Iss is ready to crawl back into the regu
lar organisation, and to snpport the
Charleston nominee, without any refer
ence to his antecedents. Washington
Correspondence of the X. Y. Tribune.
Kansas. The people of Kana. says
the N. Y. Tribune, recently polled 15.
969 votes on the ratification of their New
Constltntion a larger nnmW, we believe
than was ever before polled in a Territo
ry on a similar occasion. Oregon, now
in the Union, and which had Senators
nnd a Representative in thelat Congress,
has never polled anything like that nnm
her. Yet it is known that, owing to the
lack of excitement and of personal inter
est in the anestion to be decide, not
more than two thirds of the legal votwa
in Kansas voted at this election. We
believe the poll at the approaching State
election cannot fall mnrh if any dpIow
20.000. Is not here ivamn enongh to
jnatify the instant admission of the new
State 7 Ought it to he delav! over a
week after the appearance of the members,
with proper credentials, at Washington?
Nboro Eqoamtt is Nebraska. A
correspondent of the Omaha Repnblican
had a conversation with some returned
Pike's Pcakers abont election frauds at
Fort Kearney. Among other hems we
find the following:
I learned from these returning Peakers
that at Nebraska Centre the friends of
Gen. Etahrook voted for a "nigger.
Please call Jndiro Kinney's attention to
this fact. There are "nigiretu" and "in
funs" actually voting in Nebraska ! and
what is worse for my friend, the Judge.
put themselves on an "equality" with
him. and eo in for Democracy and tbe
Oboasizatioii or trk House The
New York Tribune's Washington corres
pondent says :
A less number than an actual majority
of the House, which is 119, will be re
quired to organize. Mr. Brown, of Ken
tucky. ( Dem.) will not take his seat, be
ing under the Constitutional age, and one
or two others may be absent from the be
lief that the Democrats have no chance.
The members did not attend for several
weeks in the protracted struggle of the
XXXIVth Congress. If every Opposi
tion man is on the gronnd the first day.
117 votes will elect the Speaker.
commend the following from the Frank
fort Ky., Statesman, a Democratic paper
published in a slave Stats, to tbe atten
tion of tbe Union. The Statesman ia
speaking of the Brown invasion:
"Wo do not believe this movement
has the sympathy of the largest class of
the Anti-Slavery people of the Northern
states. There is a conservalwin, and
honesty and intelligence in the aversion
of a large portion of tbose people to slave
ry, which would restrain a co-operation
in a movement at ooeo treacherous and
insane.". ,.
Docolasism Duivkv oct or Drnorr.
Hail Columbia 1 1 ! The Republican
Msyor. Buhl, is elected over ex -collector
Harmon Douglas Democrat by
eight hundred majority. That city, time
ont of mind, has elected no Mayor save a
Loeofoco one. Not only have the Re
publicans elected their Mayor, but seven
Aldermen out of ten.
Tha Greenbrier (Virginia) Indepen
dent nominates Hon.' John J. Crittenden
for tbe Presidency, and Hon. Washington
Hunt for the Vice Presidency, in I860,
H.P. nann.of Mary.vill, Crg.
pointed by Gov. Weller. Unit J? 'P
Senator, to fill the va,,nCy
tne aeato oi Mr. Brorierirk. Tl, T "
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will start for Washington in tb.,
of the 5th of Nov. ,a,bi-m(
Of Jndge Hann's q.ialific,tion, for
Fiosition we know very little. H
awyer of ordinary ability, i J'
Kentncky. and is intensely Soathen'
his political ideas. He has ihe;.1'1
of being a sharp, shrewd politician
And now the tassel for the vaent
may b said to be fairlv began
Weller has nnqnestionably appouTj
Hann with reference to himself at tb
ceasor. and whatever influence tha
may have in the Legislature, will iQ
itnde be thrown for his Exell,
Against him there are abont a dow,c'
didates. the roost formidable of whoa
are John Nugent and J. W. Da
They both enjoy ihe confidence of J'
Bnchanna a fact little to their emli,
Nngentbaa the most intellect and nl
vklnality of character, while Dmvw l
"hnge-thighed ;" heavy alike in ko.lT
head and heel. He is. however, tty,
the most formidable competitor for tL
Senalorship of Gov. Weller in tbe fiejj
having more strength of hi own
tlie members elect of the Legislalnr t?
any other of the legion.
John Brown's wife pw ,1 .
Worewter. Massachusetts, on hr wT
the prison of hr husband in Virgi"nit
the Worcester Transcript says:
She is a large and noble looking .
man, and worthy of being John Broy,
wife. She says that she hn always pr.
ed to God that her hnsdand might ftll j,
battle rather than by the hands of i!t.
holder ; bnt that now she does sot t.
gret his rapture for the sake of the soM.
words he ha been permitted loftier
She says she is the mother of thin
children, of whom bnt fonr snrriT;
that she wonld w illingly im the rnia of
all her housohold if it wonld only Mp
the cause or frelom. What a sp),
for a wife and mother whose sons hut
been so lately assassinated, and wW
hnshand is now lying nnder senfwic of
death. Mrs. Bro vn wss provided with
a letter of introduction, bv Mr. Jfoyt. to
the sheriff, jnilor. Ac. Tlure is no tn-
son to doubt that she
her husband.
ill have aeceM to
Fred Donglas in a letter dated CnU
West, publiidiod in the Rochtster pwm,
"I have no apology for keeping ma at
the wav of thse gentlemanly Unitel
States Marshals, who are said to W
paid Rocliester a somewhat prntrart!
visit lately, with a view to an intenrin
with m. A government recfxrniiin;
the validity of the Dred S.-ott dcii
at such a time as this, is not lik'ty h
have any very charitable feelings towarla
me, and if I am to meet its reprMntAtir,
I prefer to do so at least npon
terms. If I have committed any o.Wa
against socio v. I have dons it id th
soil of the State of New York. n.l 1
shonld be perfectly willing them In U
arraigned before an impartial jsry; hnt I
have qmte an insuperable nkiertinn to
being canght by the hands of Mr. BVk
anan and "bagged" by Gov. Vi.
this appears to he the arrangement. Mr.
Isnchanan does the hnnting snd fighting,
and Wise "bags" the gsme.
The Maryland election has restiJt! ii
the choice' of Mr. n. Pnrnnll, Amsri'-ss
as Comptroller, with a Legislature whit
is Democratic in boath branches, and lis
following Delegation to Congress :
1st District James A. Stewart. Dem
ocrat. 21 District Edward n. WeUtir.
3 1 District J. Morrison flanis. Op
position. 4th District H-rary Winter DAti.
5th District Jacob M. Knnkle, Dn
ocrat. 6th District George W. ITnglwi.
So the Delegation stands the isme
in the last Conress three Democrat
and three Opposition.
"Cot. Foists.' Whose "disclnwrei"
were n two dava' wonder, stated to ll
Editor of the New York Time, tha
when he had a conversation with 8f
tor Seward about old Brown's fMji
idea of invading Virginia. Seward
nonnced it as frantic and criminal, ss4
insisted that it be stopped- Een seeor
ding to the letter of Forbes, wbieh fir
saw the light saying that be had a is
terview with Seward, and wt into u
matter in all iU bearings, it sppeeri For
revealed tbe matter to 8eward. net to s
list his aid but his opposition.
Tbe Riftbucaw Pabtt Asocr te
Ibvadbo. The" Louisville Conner,
administration paper, says that the
er n DoogTasites are marching to tb
Republican platform with a
steady pace, and indicates that tbey
not far to travel. They will have m
and crooked road to travel if W 7 r
follow the rascally ramifications of
Administration party for the porpo '
accomplishing the ends of the IsmJ'T
vers. That paper instsnees two e
which runaway slaves have been rww
by Douglas Democrats.
fnt. : -. Antm what "'
A Oe lOIIBWIDg 1,-1.
hardly necessary, in puttisg a fiasl ffj
tns npon the allegation thatGUrr'' 8'1"
is a Repnblican:
"To th Editor of If. T. ZL.
a Vmi m mistaken iaxPP".
ing that I voted for Mr. F0'
think very highly of him. Bst I
voted for any person who rcoy .
law for Slavery, however strong. W"
or upright ho may bo.
GsBtrr Sbtt.
A Lrm or Ou Bbow. J
.1. d- S . mm anaoancei
Usawatomie. ana n. tf
persona wtio nave ongm -
facts relating to tho asm- .
Douda. wrote a letter decli-m
a fk. TtM.t4ek' ahseuniflS ..
York-which is published I
Tbe writer compliments p"'.
says nothing in condmt
derer. ' ' ' ' - .' ., .

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