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SOL. MILLER, EDITOR. WHITE CLOUD, KANSAS: Thnrse.y, ;,: : : : April 25, 1867. THE COVTnrKBEA.TMBVW? The time is drawing" near for the im portant election on tbe location of tba County Seat tocome off; and it in time that all peuona were deciding whst -course to pnrane. Wo have preferred White Clond aa the point for location, and aWt-aiA have continued to a'dvocate her claims,, if there waa the remotest chance for success. Bat the developments of tbe past few days have abown conclusively that that tbe rote of Iowa Township can c 'be nnited neither upon White Clond nor an other town in this Township. When we consider that the central, tbe eastern, and, tho eonthern part of the County each have a competing'-point, and that the "vote of the northern part cannot be nnit ed npon a northern point, we shall only render ourselves ridiculous by, making tbe race. If wa look 'closely, wa atiall see that the only persons in other parts of Ike County who encourage ns to ran, are those who would not otherwise expect as to vote for them, and therefore desire to see os waste oar vote, rather than to ihrow it for some one of their rivals. Much as we would have liked to secure the location here, we cannot say that it would have been just to the whole Coun ty; and as we cannot secure it at the place most convenient to ourselves, it is our dnty to do tbe next best thing, by assisting to locate it at tbe best available point for ourselves, and all other parts of tbe County. We should not persist in frittering away our influence, until we reach a point where our vote will have no' weight, and will become a matter of indifference to allparties. We should, then, endeavor to unite our vote up on some one point, and decide the quea "Jtlon at the first election, thus avoiding the heavy expense of a second one. We can not sis the propriety of tbe policy pro posed by some, of staving the decision off to n second eleotion, when the final result must be tbe selection of soma other town than our own, with a double ex pense to the people. iiotertaining the foregoing views of the question, wo have determined upon our course, individually, and mean to give our reasons therefor ; and we think we can convince all reasonable men, (if tbey are not already of the same mind,) that our course is tbe best one. We in tend to vote, and do what we can to in duce others to vote, to locate the Cobnty gat-permanently at Troy, where it bow isWe,f in common with many others, have had our objections to Troy ; but the location at any of the rival towns would oreate grater ones. Tbe matter of Taxes is what will have the greatest influence on tbe votes ; and in a pecuniary point of view let us consider it. Tbe only pecuniary advantage to be secured by a removal, that we have yet heard of.has been nrged by Wathena, which is tbe leading rival of Troy for tbe location,- and which commenced the agitation 'of the question. That is tbe item of fire wood 1 Tbey claim that wood costs, at Troy, not leu than 87 per cord, white at Wathena, tbe best can be had for 83 ; and that on this item alone, the County "would in a few years save the cost of new rn.(. l :u: TIT . w'i uuuuiujjo. r a venture to say tbat lewer ccrds of good wood are sold at Wathena for 83 per cord, than there "are for 85 ; for it hardly looks reasonable, that nnder tbe very shadow of St. Joseph, vWbere wood sells at 810 and upward, it ''can be had for 83. Admitting that wood Costs 87 at Troy, and 83 at Wathena, and thai tbe County consumes 100 cords jier-year. which is a very high estimate perhaps more than double tbe usual mount. Here, then, we hare a saving of 8400 to the County, by removing the County Seat to Wathena and it is tbe only solitary item on which a reduction of expenses is proposed. Now, let os take the other side. We -will apply it only to Iowa Township, Jut the same will apply to all the balance of tbe County, except to those parts in the'immeaiale neighborhood of Wathena. We of the northern part of the Connty bare heretofore objected to Troy as the County Best, almost wholly upon tbe ground that it was so far distant. If we objected to travelling from fifteen to twen ty miles to the County Seat, would we sot be acting like lunatics in endeavor ing to remedy the matter by removing too County Seat eight or ten miles fur ther away? We, of this part of the .County, can now manage, with due en ergy, to go to Troy, transact our little Ooanty business, and return home the same day. By going to Wathena, this could not posibly be done. It would be seeeesary to reaaain over sight ; and then it would require the balk of the next day fa reach home. Every mas who went to the. County Seat from Iowa Township, roald thus be put to tbe additional expeaae of couple of dollars for hotel bill and stabling r he would lose an extra day'a 'limr which to a,mejorlty of men would amount (o a couple of dollars more ; and .If.' compelled to hire a conveyance, the additional day's expense would be still -farther 'In created. Every time an Iowa Township san went to tbe Connty Seat, fji average, additional expeses would be 'lk!5.fc2WeBaTaV Met men in Iowa Township, most of wboaa have to go to the County Seat at least once a year, and many of them, from three and four to a dozen times. Iowa Township alone wonld be at an additional expense of more than 82,000 a year, simply in visiting the County Seat consequently, thia Township alone wonld pay five or six times the amount thatonld be saved in fire-wood1. Make similar calculations on other Township, aid wewillfind that the additional cost "t6 the people of the -Connty, in a aingle year; in trav elling expenses alone, before paying & cent. of their taxesvould mora, than pay for new Connty buildings, with fire wood thrown in 1 Two of the terms of tbe Court in this County, occur in the months of March and December about tbe two most disa greeable months jn, tbe jear. From tbe manner in which every one tries to avoid obeying a summons, it may be -judged that'tbe trip is not a desirable one. In these blastery freezing months, after riding for twenty miles overlbe bleak' prairie, becoming chilled tbrougb, and cursing bis bad lack mt every step, a man is thankful to find a slipping place, with out being compelled to travel eight or ten miles farther, over the worst road in the County- Instead of considering it a blessing "to have the County Seat ten miles farther east or south, each man would almost prefer to purchase a cord of wood at bis own expense, and leaye the County Seat where it is, We may also mention that the school money is ready for the Districts in. the middle of the Winter, tbe schools are all in opera tion, and the teachers want their pay. It becomes necessary for the District Treasurers to go to the County Seat to draw the money ; and the Treasurers generally know that this is a sort of grat is job, which they usually do for nothing, and pay their own expenses. Under all the circumstances, persons who havobeen school officers, can scarcely be convinced of the advantage of sending the County Seat farther away. Look at the increase of public expenses that would arise from locating the Conn ty Seat at, one side of tne Connty, distant from every other side of the County, in stead of in the centre, at an equal dis tance from all sides. The sheriff's milo age for his various services; milesge of witnesses nnd-jurors ; a thonsand oth er incidentals, wonld increase our expenses and taxes enormously. It comes with a bad grace from men to talk abqot saving a few hundred dollars per year for wood, when tbey -are endeav oring to accomplish an object which will double all the other expenses. When we talk about the cost of wood, and nec essary County expenses, let ns not lose sight of the gigantic schemes which are constantly set on foot to fleece the Conn ty for tbe benefit of a few individuals. As a single item, we may mention this unnecessary County Seat election, which wffl cost tbe County at least 81,000 ; and if a Eecond election is necessary, 82,000 or fi.ve times as much, as Wathena proposes to save to the County, in fire-wood, per year. A hobby that is dwelt npon extensively by two competing points, is the impor tance of building np a large commercial city in tbe Connty, where farmers may sell their produce, and have it shipped cheaply, and where men may purchase goods while in town on County business. Now, we rejoice in all tbe prosperity thst Wathena and Doniphan enjoy, and hope it may increase ; nor do we blame them for putting in their "best licks." But they are indulging in a vast amount of nonsense. The people of the varioua lo calities in tbe County are not so anxious to build up a large city in some other lo cality ; and we do not believe that a man in White Clond, Iowa Point or Doni phan can appreciate tbe advantage of voting for Wathena, in order that he may purchase dry goods and groceries there, when he goes to transact Connty business, We donbt whether Mr. Bailey, Mr. Bren- nor, or Mr. Lane, would purchase a sin gle yard of calico at Wathena, if tbey went there a dozen times a year to pay taxes ! Wh'ite Cloud, Iowa Point, Belle mont, and Palermo, are on the River, aa wellasDoniphan; and steamboats can take produceTrbm thesepbiuls as well. Atch ison has tbe same river that Doniphan has, with tbe additional advantage of rail roads : yet the Ideation of the Connty Seat there has not made her so large that she has.no more ground to build on. Aa to Wathena.msking a great commercial emporium, bow she intends to go about it, is more than we can imagine: We oere under the impression that a com mercial city requited either railroads or shipping. Wathena baa no railroad, and is three or four miles from the river ; and she is in sight of Bt. Joseph, which is a commercial city, and will alwaya over shadow her. In abort, the idea seems so supremely ridiculous, thst there are three or fonr towns ready toburst forth into commercial emporiums, just aa soon as they oan eecftre. tbe paltry pick ing afforded by s Connty Seat! Of what kind of Stuff are' commercial empo riums in Kansas made, 7,. . We baye heard it nrged against Troy that shsvis a, Border Rnffian creation; and that there la e.eet of men. hanging about tbe place, wko do nothing bat pick np public crumbs; sad live at tbe ex pense of tbe people. We suppose these were not really intendeds for arguments, created by Border Roffisoi, ao was Don ipbin County, and most of tbe towns in it. Troy was once badly Border Rqffian; bot she has purged herself of tbem, and is now as loyal aa any town in the State. This should be a mark in her favor, in stead of to her discredit. Aa, to tbe hangers-oa and leeebecs, we wouH ia qoke wTasthefeoy one kfcows of a'.Coaa . An'it that does not possess tbem ? Tbev are congregated in every County K..t and State Capital. Remove tbe CountSeat, and tbey will'follow. -We now come to an issue which, at onetaeeof the.aue.sUon, bad more weight in this part of -the Connty than anything) else. Tne people oi wniieviwicv iowa Point and Highland have all been solic ited to vote for Wathena or. Doniphan, with the promise, that if then they would ask to be cut of, from the Connty, be cause the County Seat was so farfrom them, the friends of the new County Seat would favor the measure, and that then these three towns could fight among themselves for the County Seat of some other Ctfnty whicb.-SfOUld be Brown, wa rms. Tbey itould cut on a por- tion pf tbeSoalh-eesterBCorner.of Brown, end attach it to D.onrp'fian, and would give Brown tbe bnlk of Iowa aowuimp, and let. it "go for" the Connty Seat of Brown. This would all be done, as a matter of .course, without consulting Brown Connty, or anybody else. Now, let os assure onr Dapple, that all talk on that Euhicct is a waste of breath. The change will not and cannot be made, and it is useless to nurse the ides, and to be influenced by it. Tbe Constitution pro hibits the formation of new Counties, or the cntting down of old ones, to a less area than 432 square miles. Doniphan contains less than that now ; and all technical quibles to get over that objec tion, or all attempts to make the Connty larger by including the Misionri River, will avail nothing. The scheme of tak ing from Brown at one end, and giving to her at the other, cannot be accomplish ed without the consent of Brown, which cannot be obtained. She will never con sent to be dismembered, or to have her fair proportions marred, for the accom modation of a few men in an adjoining County particularly when she is told, before-hand, that this is dono for the pur pose of permitting two or three towns to disturb her County Seat question a question, by the way, which has been settled by a vote of the people, and, nnder tbe present law, cannot be re-opened ; so that our people would go off on a wild goose chase. This County line business is the most difficult thing that can be brought before a Legislature. It is al most impossible, to change, Ceuntv lines. even rten thej-people gf j, XSapulm are agreed to it. There aro other consid erations involved in it, than tbe simplo obange of a surveyed line. Tbe first Free State Legislature attempted to alter the County lines established by tbe odious Border Ruffian Legislature, and utterly failed. When tbe machinery of Town ship, school, and other organizations is set in motion, titles recorded, and all tbe minutise of a County organization woven together, it is no trivial canse that can ac complish a change. We therefore warn our people against being deceived by such promises and inducements. If we vote to remove the County Seat farther from ns, with any each expectations, we will be left out in the cold, and will be laugh ed at for being snch dupes. It is an excellent rule to "let well enough alone," Onr present location of Connty Seat may not be well enough for us ; but any change that can be made will be worse for os. We cannot see it in any other light, but that it is tbe inter est and duty of every voter in Iowa Township, and in tbe western and southern part of the County, to vote in favor of the County Seat remaining at Troy. Oar vote cannot possibly be unit ed npon any town nearer to us ; and by dividing our vote, we only postpone the question, and continue the uncertainty and wrangling for a lima longer. Let every man think1 over it, make his own esti mates of loss and gain, and then act as biacomomn sense dictates. Since the above was writteo, we hsve received an article from Troy, which we print elsewhere,' It contains many of the ideas embraced in tbe foregoing: bnt troth cannot suffer by being twice told. . m m 1 JIolloway's Pills and Oistmkst. Ulcerated Lis. Numerous individuals. who were for many years afflicted with old cancerous' sores or ulcers orrthe legs, and had failed to procure a remedy eith er from private practice or public hospi tals, have been speedily cured by a'sbort course of these invaluable medicines. In all diseases of this natnre the united ac tion of the Pills and Ointment la requir ed. Sold.by all Drnggisu. Focsd. Sometime about tba begin ning .of the present month, a lady'a small willow work-basket was found about three miles west of here, on the Hiawatha road. The basket contained, soma arti cles of baby's clothing, and a,aumber of trinkets. It can, be .had, by calling on Stephen Pryor, is Brown Connty. ,,, sWLowxrSawMillw la tbe great rnhf for Lnmber, Taylor k Ortone are receiving their fall share of the enstoa. Those who have tested tbe advantages of atraight, moots luaaber, aad.know where they .eaasiavariably obtain itvgeaerally A Libcral Proposition. 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It ia the solemn duty of every grocer to refiain from sell ing to his customers an article for. food which he knows is positively injurions to the health, and he is deprived of all excuse for so doing wjien a better article for the purpose can bejeedily obtained at tb.u(ag cogt', fow-the Best Chemical Saleratus? mad by'D. B". Da Land & Co., can always be had, and this is known to be pure, and free from all deleterious matter. No grocer who regards the wel fare of his customers will fail to keep it. S3T A recent number of the Reporter boasted that the people of Wathena were busy from "early morn to dewy eve;" and, according to the very next iiem, some of tbem must also be bony from "dewy eve to early morn," for it aays burglaries and robberies are almost night ly committed, and expresses the opinion that hanging will soon have to com mence, vve wouia suggest that the hanging be deferred until after the 21st of My, or it may greatly lessen your vote for County Seat.. Dohiphak. Tbe citizens of Doniphan have issued a circular, setting forth tbe claims of that town far the Connty Seat. We give it a place io our columns, this week." It is rather profuse in its state ments of ndventsges, and we might jnst ly dispnto some of them; bnt in a case like the present one, where every town is patting forth its best efforts, a little ex aggeration is allowable. jt3f Tbe river still continnes on th( rise. The low bottoms are all overflow ed, and if the rise continnes mnch longer, the higher bottoms will likewise be innn- dated. There are unusually heavy bodies of snow in the mountains, and if the present rise is any indication of what the Jnne rise will be, the denizens of the lowlands had better be patting their honses in order. . , j '1 Ct ' Killed iS a Welis An Irishman in Wolf River Township, named John Bar low, was, on last Thursday, engoged in walling a well for Wm. J. Orera, when, by some accident, a qnantity of rock was precipitated from tbe top, falling on him, and injuring him so badly, that he died in a few minutes. 3T Messrs. A fc Gr. Brenner, of Don iphan, have established m branch of their house at Iowa Point, and will engage in the purchase of Grain and Produce. This is a business they have carried on extensively ror some years past, and are well known to the farmers of Northern Kansas, as liberal and honorable dealers. JtST We had thonght last year was tbe prize season for the lumber business of White Cloud; but present indications are that this season will eclipse it., Our streets are almost constantly thronged with lumber teame, and the roads lead ing to town are alive with them. ' 19" The steamer Jennie Lewis, hav ing on board a full battery of artHlery, for service in the upper country, lay at our Levee, on Saturdry night; and on Sunday morning, the men rode out their horses for exercise. A finer lot of horses we have never seen. EST" We are happy to learn that onr friend, Gottfried C. M. Dnsendschon, of Hiawatha, is again married. He was divorced from his cruel Wilheltnina, on ly at the April term of the coart. We bope he has got a frau, thia time, that won't abuse him. t&" The grafehoppera'afo now hatch ing out by the million. At present tbey are about the aire and color af fleas. Tbe farmers are becoming frightened. Let them have a care not to be "worse scared than hnrt." t& While tbe people of Kansas are troubled about lbet graesboppers, and thinking they may be compelled to ask their frienda abroad for bread, the Wo man's Rights Association have sent them a Stone. ,W Bad Breath ia often one of the et- teadaatsr of a disordered stomach, and may be speedily obviated by the use of Coe'a Dyspepsia Cure. By removing the cause,, the effect is removed. Our druggists all aell iu The wagea paid "star" clowns varies slightly. Dan Rice receives 826,. 000 for.7tba, present aeason. Andrew Johnson reeeives bat 825,000 for a whole yeir. r .The machinery for a Planing Mill at thia plaee, waa leaded on oar levee, on Monday atoning. The mill will eoos be pet ra operation. jtyjTwo distinct and severe shocks of aa eartbqeake were felt here. Wed nee- j TO THE VOTERS' OF DONIPHAN y At the April meeting of the Board of Connty Commissioners of Doniohan County, the Board submitted the qnesf won 01 tbe location of tbe Uoonty Seat to the votera of the OdnatyVat,. aa elec tion to be held on the third Taesday of May next. . This election was ordered upon a petition got np, circulated," and presented to tbe Board, by citizens of the town of Wathena. Upon that peti tion were the names of abont thirteen hnndred and fifty oersons. p It might be snpposed,3TOmray'nme appearing upon tbe petition, that the people of the County were dissatisfied with the location of tbe County Seat, and desired its removal to some other point ; but It prdue to 'those 'naa'cquainted with the fact, that it aboolcT be known that many of these names were procured, to the petition under the false representation that the County Seat never bad been lo cated, and many other names were forg ed. Nearly one-half of the names noon tbe petitions were in the hand-writing of the persons who circulated them. Men were approached by the canvassers for the petition, 'with this question : " Do yon wish to sign a petition for a vote upon tbe location of tbe Connty Seat?" " No ; I am in favor of its remaining at Troy." Then, says tba canvasser: "I'll pnt your name down for Troy" snd wonld sign tbe individual's name to a petition for a vote for the location Of tbs County Sett. Was thia anything short of Jorgery 1 It should be known, too, that the law under which this election was sought, was entirely ignored by those who got up and circulated tbe petition. The statute upon tbe snbject provides that " When any number of legal voters of any Conn ty in this State, eqnal to three-fiftba of tbe whole nnmber of votes csat at the last general election in said Connty. shall petition the Board of Conntv Commis sioners of said Uonnty for tbe removal or location of the Seat of Jnstice. the Conn ly Commissioners' chill canse an elec lion," &c. What was desired by the petitioner, was a removal of the Conntv beat. The Connty Seat had been located, the same aa the County lined of Doni phan County Jiad hern established. Tbe petitions read as follows: ' "To the Honorable, thn Conntv Com misaioners of Doniphan Conntv, State of Kansas: We, tho on lei-signed, voters of Doniphan Uonnty. prav your Honorable Uoly to order an election for the locti 01 ine irouniy seat 01 this Uonnty, as provided by law." Tlioyahonld have petitioned for a re moval of tho Connty Seat. Had they duno this, their petition wonld have shown to what point the petitioners de- Hired tho Connty Seat removed. Bnt the getters up of this scheme dared not pre ent Snch a petition to the voter of the County. They very well know that only thofce living in the neighborhood of their town would have signed snch a petition. and that two-thirds of the voters of the Connty would have driven from their presence the men who sbonld have pre sented to tbem a petition for theremovnl of tlifrCortaty Seat to Wathena. 'Would the citizens of Wayne, Wolf River, and Iowa Tonnsbips, have signed such a pe nnon : noi one 01 mem. Bat the qnestion of the location of the Connty Seat is submitted to the voters of tbe Uonnty, and tbe qnestion is pre sented, bow are tbo people of the County to be benefitted by a removal ? Tbe Connty Seat is located near the centre of the County the exact geogra pbical centre being three miles west of iroy. It is located best to accommo date remote parts of tbe County. To this point citizens from all parts of tbe Connty can go, and return to their homes the same day. Can this bo ssid of Wa thena, or any town in tbe County on the River? Do the citizens of Wayne, Wolf Uiver and Iowa Townships desire the Uonnty Seat removed nine miles farther from tbem ? There is, in fact, but one argument used why tbe County Seat should be re moved from Troy to Wathena: " Wood is so high at Troy." It was stated, not loog ago, by a man from Wathena, that the County would save, in ten years, if the County Seat was removed from Troy 10 Wathena, in tbe item of wood alone, enoagb, twice over, to erect the necesssry public bnildingein the Connty. It hss been asserted, too, that it coat tbe County as bigh as two thousand dollars por yesr for wood. AH snch statements are made without any regard to truth. Wood in Troy has never been as high as during the past two Winters. Tbe paat Win ter, J. 0. Williams had the contract to furnish the County with wood, for which he wss to receive two hundred dollars. On tbe 12th day of March, the day on which the Conrt House borneJ, he com pleted bis contract ; and of tbe wood he fnrnished the Connty, there waa then re maining five cords. The Connty after wards famished a few lod more. Tbe same gentleman offer to bind himself to furnish the Connty willi wood for the next ten years, for 8200 per year. How much conld be saved the County, if the Connty Seat were removed to Wathena? Not 850 per year. Some dissatisfaction has been express ed throoghnnt the Coony, i with Conntv officers and high taxe,-and benre the re Vnoval of the Connty Sat is desired. We ak. Who electa the Connty nffiwr? Does' the town of Troy ? Who ha con- trol'oftriA Connty finances, and Who'lev iea the Connty Uses? The Board of Connty Commissioner ; and it is a sin gular fact, that since the organization pf the Connty. a meniber-of the Cooniy Board waa never elecred fromTroy. At present, a citizen of lowaTnwnahip, one of Washington, and one of' Wayne, com pose the Board of Connty Coraraua'oner. Another -argument orger why the chan ty seat sho'rild be removed to," Wathena, or aotne point on the Pyrer, fa; "There ia no large town in the county. We want a large town, where! he trade of the county will centre."' 'No one doahta that it would be of benefit to tbVcouty if .t ;i . --:iJJ-. : 1 .CIV vs . atgo IUITB i.JJ-IX .1. In cities there ie capital, aadthat-'wjll contribute iU'proportion of taxesl ' Bnt who can aay that Wa'theaa poassesse tbe advantages snch as will make it a city. altBocghevarjrox-traia fbat Ioedria St. Jowpfa for the west, pi the county, that reliee on the trade of tbe connty, likely to centre its business at that point 1 Is not Doniphan County so situated, that ita trade cannot be centred at any one point f If Watberia was a large town, or eea had the county seat. would it be a market for Wayne, Wolf River, or Iowa Township ? Or if there free a. large city in Iowa Township,4 wonldtk'secnre tbe trade .of Barr Oak, r, m w- - - . J- Waablagtoa, Marion, or. Wayne Town ship? Or would it betpeesible far a town ia Wayne to secure the trade of ITT t?!V . .' iTaainM MB T ABBOTS JMaBtatahiMV Is it not one of the great" .advantages afj Doninban Connty, that tbe farmers of V UulDlnBli fiaoifucia ui AvwavAwnoeuiui the connty are not tributary to any one town,Jut.bava,a, .raarkeliadhipping noiot at tbeir very aoors 1 Ana nss not this fact made Doniphan Ccraoty the sec ond county, if not tbe first, in point of ngnculrnral wealth, in the State; tin' bow can it be shown that the county .seat would make a large town, if it eras Iocs' ted on one siJe of the connty? It might help holels'of tbe town, as every person wuojSboflH goto tbe town from a t mote part of the county, wonld be likely to stop all night there, and thus be com pelled to pay e-aotel bill. St. Joseph was a large town, when the connty seat of Bnchanaa County waa at Sparta. 80 waa Leavenworth, when the connty Beat of that county waa at Delaware. When thai ahall ba a tsjafia ..Dnnirhan Ooan ty, on one side of tbe eountyi so large as to control tbe elections, tbea that town will secure tbe county seat. fTL - a us considerations wnicn win. no doubt, weigh greatly witb.tbe people of tbe county, in voting for tbe location of tbe connty seat, will be saving of taxes, money, time. Can there be any donbt that if the connty seatahoold be removed to a point on one aide of tbe conntv. and public buildings erected without coat to tbe connty, she wonld be greatly the loser ? Who can estimate the addition al fees of mileigo of officers, witnesses and jurors ; the increased number of days for which jurors end witnesses wonld have to be paid for their atten dance npon conrts; tbe additional loss of time (and time is. money) to the citi zen, in going to and returning from the connty eat 7 We ventnre to say that tbe cost of the erection of public build ings wonld, in view of this, sink into in significance. .- There ia another conaideration wbirh tnnst control tbe action of candid men in every part of tbe conntv. upon this que lion 01 the removal of tho county seat rom tbe centre of the conntv: it in the qnextioti ol right jnxtice. Would it b- right to remove the connty seat to Wa thena, twenty to thirty miles from the citizens of Wayne. Wolf River and Iowa townships ? Would it be jnst to the citizens of Burr Oik, Washington. Iowa. and parts of Centre and Wolf River, to remove it to some point in Wayne Town ship? Candid men, men not interested in corner lot speculations, will consider this. There is yet another consideration about tbe removal of the county seat from Troy, that slionld be weighed by tbs vo ters of the Uonnty. The county seat was located at Troy twelve years ago, when the land npon which it was located was public land, wqtch was afterward pre-empted by Doniphan Connty, under an Act of Congress which provides : "That when an organized Connty or Parish shall permanently locate their county, seat npon a quarter section of pnblic lsnd, that County or Parish shall have the right to pre-empt the same; and the Connty, after selecting two acres up on which to erect Connty Buildings, shall sell the balance, and the sum ari sing from the sale shall be appropriated to tbe erection of public buildings there on." Doniphan County reserved a square tor uonnty buildings, and sold to citi zens here most of tbe lots in the town. some being etill owned 'by the County. For these lots, there baa been paid into the Connty Treasury nesr seven thous and dollars. Is it right, that after citi zens of Troy have purchased these lots of tho County, improved'them, and thns aided tbe Uoonty in selling the balance, and did this upon the faith of the Conn' ty that Troy waa to be tbe permanent Seat of Justice, to remove the connty seat to some other town, for the benefit of speculators, and for no other apparent purpose ? Citizens of the Connty : Do yonr in terests or your convenience demand the removal of the connty sest from its cen tral location ? Have not designing men sooght to take advantage of the unfortu nate circumstance of the burning of the Court House, to secure ita removal ? The citizens of Troy have offered to re lieve tbe County of tbe embarrassment and cost of rebuilding the Court House. by bmlding at their own ei pense. with tbs aid of the Insurance Company, a better bnilding ia the centre of the Pub lic Square; which proposition, we re gret to say, the Ooanty Board has, as yet. refused in accept Tbot. April 20tb, 1867. Proceedings of thv Board of County commissioners 01 xJonipnan uonnty. Taor, April 23d, 1667. This day came eitiiens of Troy, individuals who had, at the A ril meeting nf the Board, presented tbtlr petition, prjirj that the Board would permit the erection cf a better Court House in the centre of the Public Square, and made to the Board, for the erection if a Court Hoase InTroy the fotlbwing rn-oposilbn: Thit the Board pe-mit Hid p-titloncrs to collect from tlier lnuranee Compi.-.y the mon ey doe the Coantj; thst the petitioners wonld execute to the Board a ood. and satisfactory bond for the erection pjf a boart House, of tbe dimensions and specifications 'of the Atchison Court House; that they would farther bfnd Uumsel-res, in the event of the removal of tbe County Seat to some other point, to pay the County the.siia of .four thousand dollars the full amount of the insurance. , Which proposition was by the Board rejected. I rtifrt'"At th-j above it, a correct cop-fof the record of the orocee-dU-fj bad io tbe above matter, by tbe County Board . ,", Ciuaua Umin, CJetk. ' '' : rj'-T n-a " w- biuuh amis aresssawo both alaia -aad aagar eodted. eareotbtckry'-ooate en to make tbem J ... ..uii? a.it jri2f r. the objection moat, penoae have to ewal- Jowieg; a. pilL-)cnie snjar aeatiaar-does tareathartlMMatk,r-MtlM' rmiUj'ik' T the People ef Deiipfcai Cwitr. uosira ah. -Kansas, April 10, 1867. FzLlow-Cmzess : - The question of tbe removal or the County Seat ia now before ns ; fourteen hundred and fifty votera of the County by their petition to the County Board imperatively denjaijdiag'a' vote npon thia qoestioa, Tiave thtaa virtually declared tbeir dissatiafeotfori wkh its remaining at Troy; Hence onr Ooanty Board could do nothing lees tharf order aa election. It ia well oadentewd that Doniphan, Troy, Wathena, Whjte Clond, and per haps Iowa Point, will be competitors for pnblic favor. Tbe last nsmed two points will not likely be long spoken of aa con testing, since Mw of thera would suit much better as tae Ssatof Justice ofaome other County. -i - This is a qnestion of no ordinaryja-poj-Lto tbe Tax payera .of, tdiia already overtaxed -eemmnnitv : and -: y-'. zens of Doniphan City, are more than ansiooe, How-lbst tbe snbjecVisnfpirTJI nave : reasons; located; looked by an intelligent people. As Donipbau City ia on the river, an3 decidedly the best natural point tor build ing a City io Kansas, north- of Leaven worth, we think it tbe most eligible Tor the CoaatySeat; snd as 'no "-intelligent man can" but see the great benefit to be derived from a Targe bosinrse place in bis Connty, we can bnt hope all snch will act with us in this contingency. ibinkyfor a moment, fellow-citizens, of what the Counties of Atchison, Leav enworth, and Buchanan, wonld have been without tbeir respective cities, and then think of what Doniphan County soon wonld be, similaily favored. Each' of these Counties placed its Connty Seat on the river, and cities sprung into- life and being. May we pot do the same f Do this, and men of capital wi come into our midst, and help bnild up, beautify, and develop both town and country. Every dollar that is brought into the County, will he two cents in the pnblic Treosnry, ultimately reducing the taxes on all. That we have every hope for snch a future, snd every facility, for trade and commerce, let facts speak to an intelligent people: We buy more grain, more hemp, mors pork, and in short, more of the products of the ennntry. than all the other trading points in the Conntv pnt together, hecanse we have better facilities for shipping, aa esch and every parsing stusmrr will 1 r eight with ns at lesfignres than at sr-y other point. Hence we can afford 10 pay. rand do pay more for prodnee. than can he paid el-e where This being the natu ral outlet for all products south of Wolf River, give us the County Sen, and we will make this a market second to none this high np the river; and aa we have no land transportation and ferry charge to pay, thia sum is saved to the farmer p for it is from him, anil 'out of his poeiet, it must nhimitely come. We think the great benefit to be de rived from having onr County 8eat on the river, is not alone in the increased County income, and the material wealth of said cily and Connty ; bnt it is, to a gteat extent, in the facilities and certain lies of holiness. A farmer in the remote edge of the County can take a toad of prodnee for himself or neighbor, attend to his County business, and the nett pro fits over and above what be wonld receive elsewhere, will pay all expenses. But above all, and over all, we will relieve the County of all taxes for Court Bouse Buildings, provided yon will lo cate tbe Connty Seal at onr city. Do this, and we will bnild as fine a Court House as there is .in the State, and donats the same to tbe Connty, thereby saving not less thsn twelve or fifteen thousand dollars direct taxes to tbe Connty for said bnildings, and all additional sums for collecting or disbursing tbe same. In conclusion, fellow-citizeas, we will say to yon, that vise nun act on mature reflection. " Go, ponder these things ia yonr heart." That the County Seat will be moved, is more than likely ; that tbe interest of onr people will be subserved thereby, de peuds greatly npon its fntnre location; hence it behooves us to think twice before acting on this all important question. We present these facta for your con sideration; and wtthont disparaging oth er points, we maintain that Doniphan City is pbe-exihintly sotesioe to aay other spoken of. Believing that yonr interest and oars are one and the same, we submit tbe question, and await your verdict. . H. W. HUDNALL, - In behalf of the Citizens of Doniphan. UELMBOLD'S EXTRACT BUCHU'iaad iMraoTXB Rocs Wab cures secret aad deli cate disorders in all their stages, at-little ex. pense, little or no change in diet, bo iseeava- nience, and no exposure. It Is plraaanl 1n taste and odor,, immediate In its aciioa aad. free from alt injurious properties. ' I 1 , 1 ilelfflbokrsConccntratea! ExfttortBa-cB It the- Great DturtttK 1 ' HsbaaetA'a: Ceaasnwetes XatraM aanayariUa, i It roe Qremt BiatdFurifitr. -3- ' Both are prepared aeeording to rales of Faer- maey and Chemistry, and are the saoat active that cao be made. ' TAKE NO MORE UNPLEASANT 'AND. UNSAFE REMEDIES for oapteaseett aad das-crron diseases. The K-xaso-J-EznucT-Becao'A!m;-movs.-jtof.'W'ASHv 1 ' : r T j;-;-:,. ENFEEBLED AND DELICATE CON- STITBTIOHS, of both esxes; uso HssiOL'a Eitsact Bccrd. It will 3ve brisk aad eaer- getie fteluiks. aad enablryowHaskep trail. HELMBOLD'S EXTRACT BUCHD-rlrss. heakh aad -vigor to the trasse. and;b!e-a-LU. the palBd cheek- Debility. U aeeeas-faaeaiay.-man-f alarming ajmptoaia.Boa if.-atrtetssaat U -wfesMtted te,coasaaatIea iaeaatty'er epi leptic ftu enaae. '- as SHATTERED:. COSTTt7TKJrl'B- .STORED .bjiH-Bnaoio' EsnUorjBawar. (MANHOOD AKD YOUHTFDLTIGOR are regained bj Htursots's fraACTJBeeasr. HEf.VRnMVR FfJIin ETTKACT'BU- fTTTTf (mIam I ,ui &&- fire fireas all bjarto-sa. peeerltes, aa. Imis-Hafet-i actios. ' . "r THX'GtditT OF XArTIS OTWOKSTH. Ta-erefcre tea aerveae aad dasittute-. awaia a Hearing ;nopmg inst a, lew good wbyiCT uonnty, at stujnld be IB thr' plsce, wti?' not 'be over- v H Hi bet merely to fill in wllbIf Troy was renumber tbe piece." ' aay eneraooa, as we wear to pi use. towa ? Or, is" there say'otaacj j!M-3 'C U " "i -Kir :ec - f sit.' (, 1 0 --. m