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" WHITE CliOUD, KANSAS:
Tlmrsd&T, ::::::: July 13, 1871.
Circa t Riot in New Tork.
Kit a number of day past, it hail been widely
announced that the Orangemen of New York in
tended to parade on the 12th inst., and the Irish
Caiholiea had sworn to prevent tho celebration.
Ilnth parties were determined, and bloody work
o imminent. Tor a wonder, and much to their
credit, the. State aurt City aiithorilieH determined
that the Orangemen ehoiild enjoy themselves, and
that peace dtnnld be preserved wo Kay for a
wonder, because tho Irir.li Catholic clement is tho
material with which tho powers that Iks in Xew
York work out all their rascality.
The day came, the celebration commenced, and
the rioter went to work. Althongh extensive
preparations had been made to preserve the lacc,
yet the riot scveal timeshroke out with great force.
The Catholic wrath rented itself against the Ger
maus as well as against the Orangemen. The
mob were fired npon, and much fighting took
place. A large nnmlier wero killed and wounded,
many of them women and children. It is paid
that 150 rioters have ltcen killed; and a nnmbcr
of the military, oflicers and men, were also killed.
The Orangemen qnietly went on with their pa
rade, and then dispersed. There is still great ex
citement, and a guard is placed around the public
This is what it is gradually coming to, in Amer
ica. Men who are independent enough to hold a
religion different from tho majority of their coun
trymen, cannot hold a celebration of a day that is
a day of jubilee with them, without beta:: mur-
. jlfnmJjifleijfF-w-taUi race unfit to lire in a loud
of liberty, bigoted by jl religion that is not only
uufit for, but dangerous to, a free country; and
bloodshed ensues. It was tho same people, actu
ated by the same spirit, that carried on tho great
riot of 1863 against the Government. That ele
ment now controls thogreatestStatcin the Union,
and designs in time to control the Government of
the United States. Such exhibitions as that of
Wednesday, are rapidly paving the way for an
other great uprising like that of 16G4.
Hox. E. J. Jr-XKixs, Receiver of the Northwest
ern Land Office, at Concordia, Cloud County, sends
us a statement of the business doue at that office
during the months of May and June, which we
publish, as tending to show, more than nnything
else, the wonderful tide of emigration flowing into
Kansas. There are four or five other Land Offices
in Kansas, all of which are doing a correspond
ingly large business; but wo do not believe there
is another office in the United States that can
show from 630 to 63G Homestead entries per month.
Mr. Jenkins says the emigration is still pouring in
unabated. Here are the figures:
.j .. Acre.
Land (old 3,037
Located with College .Scrip Warrant, 4.113
Entered nnder Homestead Act. 7,8S1
Closed under final Homestead Act, SfiO
Filed on under Pre-empt Ion Act, 61,990
Total, , 20I.OM
1. umber or Homestead Entries, KK
Somber of Pre-emption Win;;", 409
Located with College Srriii Warrants,
Entered nnder Homestead Act,
Closed nnder Final ljoronitead Act,
Filed on nnder Pre-emption Act,
Xumber of nomeatead Entries,
If amber of Pre-emption filings.
Bloody End of II loodyMkx. Vallandicsilmi
was ono of the first men in tho North to advocate
force and bloodshed to prevent recruiting for the
Union armies His organ at Dayton, was edited
by ajsHEng tool, named Boluieyku, who every
'kjjftittercd, at VallaXDIoiiaji's dictation, bloody
thrcats, and advised the Democrats to deeds of
violence. He hail a grudgo against a prominent
Union man of Dayton, and taking some pranks of
the man's children for a pretext, made an attack
upon him, on the street, and was shot dead. Tho
nian was acquitted by a jury, and a monument has
been erected over Boluikykk, an inscription up
on which, proclaims him a martyr to his principles.
Vaiaaxdiguam himself was in spirit a ruffian and
braggart. Ho always went armed, and lioasted of
his proficiency in the use of the pistol, to overawe
his opponents, and give him free swing in his
ruffianly harangues. In defending a murderer of
his own clan, and attempting to illustrate his 'skill
'with tho pistol, he accidentally shot and killed
himself. Xow they are talking of erecting a mon
ument to his memory, which will probably be used
to tell the world that he, too, was a martyr.
Terrific Storm. Tlie vicinity of Dayton,
Ohio, was visited by a violent storm, on Sunday
afternoon. It uprooted shade trees; demolished
the German Lutheran church, killing four persons
and wounding twenty others; thoroughly destroy
ed Washington Street bridge over tho Miami riv
er, killing two boys and dangerously wounding
another; unroofed the Southern Ohio Lunatic
Asylum, severely wounding two convalescent fe
malepaticnts; uuroofed SL Mary's Catholic church
and school house, and United Brethren church;
demolished tho'Little Miami railroad depot; and
unroofed or otherwise damaged aliont fifteen other
was moved a foot out of line. In the adjacent
country, the damage was very great. Crops and
fences were seriously injured; and in some in
stances, houses and barns were burned by light
ning. A gipsy's wagon was struck by lightning,
a few miles from the city, and a woman killed.
Xot so Bad as That. Some of our exchanges
seem to have misapprehended our remark, niade
several weeks since, that twenty-one newspapers
had died in Doniphan Conuty, sinco the Chief was
started. They seem to have understood us to say
that all those papers were started for tho purpose
of hinninfl'thw ritVniit JhaUvas not ourmaa
ing. A number of those papers' were legitimate
enterprises, and endeavored to make a living by
honest moans. What we meant to say about run
ning out the CAir was, that about a score of ta
pers had been started, that thought they hail a
special mission to run out tho Chief. All the pa
pers thus referred to were uot published iu Doni
phan County, and probably but few of them were
started for the especial purpose of playing out the
Chief. We know of a few that wero started for
that express purpose; but most of them included
that among several great duties that they felt
themselves called upou to perform.
FT We have often heard the expression, that
pertain men stood as good a cliaucoof bcingsrmck
by lightning as they did of being elected to office.
In Kansas, this does not seem to 1h? so poor a
showing as may bo supposed. Almost everybody
can be elected to office in Kansas, and almost any
body stands a chance of lieing struck by lightning.
At least, it is so this year. Calculating npon the
ratio of the past few weeks, at least every third
mau iu the State stands a chance of being hit lte
fore the lightning season is over.
C5? Leavenworth and Atchison have an amia
ble feeling toward each otheron railroad matters.
Whenever Leavenworth makes a move, Atchison
calls it a gonge or a swindle ; and whenever
Atchison tries to get aid from Jefferson County
in extendingjier roads south-west, Leavenworth
semis over emissaries to defeat the proposition.
Why can't they let each other alone f It cannot
le that they are jealous of each other.
npMrs.L.A. Randall, ofPaola, died last week.
She was the wife of an Odd Fellow, and a mem
ber of tho Odd Fellow's' Funeral Aid Association.
Her fainUy recclyea almost $500 from the Association,
Mister? of the War in Earope.
Tho Natioual Publishing Co., of St. Louis, Mo.,
hat just issued n very valuable history ,,f ,lle ,at"
War liet ween G.-rmany and France, from the icn
of one of our most popular writers, Mr. .Tajiks 1).
In a large volume of 800 octavo pages tho an
thor tells a wonderful story all tho fdianger lc
cmse of its tnilh. He tellsof lttleswhich have
shaken Europe to its centre, and the consequences
orwhicb.even woof the Western World must feel;
of patriotism, heroii.ni, military fkill " tatra
luarubip, never surpassed in history. Tlie author
writes with the weight and force of truth, and tho
great merits of his Iwok are its reliability and
The hook is complete in every particular. It
ile.-crilx-s tho causn of tho war, anil tho events
which preceded it; theoi(eniiigcaiiipaign,andthe
first reverses of the French; the effect of these re
verses upon tho French people; the frantic effort
to rescue the beaten army, and tho terrible disas
ter of Sedan; tho capture of. the Emperor Jiapo
leon,'nnd an entire army ; the Revolution in Paris;
the rise and formation of the Republic; the flight
of the Empress from Paris; tho siege and surren
der of Strasbourg and the frontier fortresses of
France; the triumphal advance of the German
armies to Paris; tho efforts of, llazaine to escape
from Metz, and the final surrender of his" army;
the investment and seigo of Paris; the detailed
h:st iry of this great seige; its plans, sorties, bat
tles, successes and failures; the course of events
in tho lclagnrcd city, given In tho form of a full
diary of events of the seigo; tho campaigns on tho
Loire, and in other portions of France; tho peace
negotiations, the surrender of Paris, and the
treaty; the naval history of the war; tho diplo
matic history of both the German and French sides ;
the history of the formation of the great German
Empire; the proclaiming of King William Empe
ror, and the realization -jit-Qcnnan unity; ",B
events' of the civil war and second siege of Paris,
its terrible scenes of "bloodshed "and vandalism,
with a minuteness, graphicness and brilliancy,
which leaves nothing to be desired. Xo intelli
gent, person can afford to le nninformed as to these
events, whirh have left bo deep an impression on
the world's history, and few will fail to read this
splendid work; or, having read it, to endorso it as
the Standard American History of tho War.
In this ago of sensational literature, we cannot
too highly commend this brilliant and thoughtful
narrative to our readers. Tlie book is handsome
ly bound, and illustrated with ISO maps, portraits,
battle scenes, and views of.tlie principal localities
connected with tho war. Xo expense has been
spared by the publishers to make it worthy of the
support of the public, and we predict fur it an
immense sale, especially as its low price brings it
within the reach of all. It is published in both
English and German, sold by subscription only,
and the publishers want agents in every County.
13 Some newspaper is anxious to know what
device and inscription will lie placed on tho pro
posed Vauaxmgiiam monument. Wo suppose
the question is still open for suggestions. If so,
we snggest that the device represent a man with
n Iiali-ilcvilisii, iiall-liyena smile, nacKtxl liy a
gang of ruffians, kirking a one-armed, ono-lcggcd
.soldier away from the polls. For an inscription,
nothing could be so appropriate as this anagram:
CLEMENT L. VALLANDIGHAM.
HANGMAX CALL. DEVIL MELT.
jyThe Lawrence Standard publishes an ex
tra, to notify the public that its next issno will
contain portraits of Mrs. lttrritaml Dr. Medu
cott, with histories of their lives, and an account
of tho murder of Rent. Wo have long thought
that tiro Standard was liettcr calculated for a Po
lice Gazette than to teach sound political doctrine.
VF According to tho best information we can
get, Christ didjiot,nppear in tho vicinity of Fill
more, Mo., on tlie 15th of June, according to pro
gramme. It is supposed ho received a hint that
Hcstox was going to lo there, to try to get up a
debate with him, and ho hacked out.
)'t, r ThcfcdnrTTxltmijiays Victoria Woodhnll is
ime ot tlie most npngur, inuniiii, religious anu
unsullied souls ho ever met.
This may nil lie tmo; lint such month-pieces as
Theodore Tilton and some others we wot of, are
not elevating Victoria in public estimation.
C Tho popular fare in Ohio Vallandigham
well McCooked. Courier-Journal.
That bill of fare is still popular, with a slight
alteration. It is now Vallandigham well Cook
ed Roasted, and well dour.
tP The London Spectator declares that nothing
is absolutely safe from fire.
We presume not. Tlie Bible says the whole
world will melt with fervent heat.
"Lands For The Landless."
Tlie Republican party nf Ohio adopted a plank
in its platform similar to theouo that Kansas did
last year. Does the Commonwealth think that it
was "drawn by a sharper, and intended to de
ceive," as it says tho Kansas platform wasT We
republish the Ohio plank:
"That we repeat oar condemnation of the poller of grant-
ins suusiuies oi pnouc unos u, corporations ana monopo
list, and having originated the policy of granting home
stead to actual settlers, we declare that the public domain
shunld be kept fur pnr laboring population."
It will seen that Ohio is opposed to granting
"six million times" more acres to Railroads than
lias hitherto been granted. Record.
The CbmmontrraJ is uncharitable enough to
believe that the opposition in the Republican par
ty to the land-grant imlicy of tho Government
arises either from ignorauce, jealousy ordemagog
isuu Ohio has no direct interest iu land, grants,
for that State is already gridironed with railroads,
and can expect no more aid from tho General
Government to assist her in works of internal im
movement. It is no harm, then, for her neoide to
exhibit the whites of their eyes iu virtuous indig
nation, and unito with the rabble in the cry of
"down with tho monopolists lands for tho land
less!" There would be some merit iu this howl if
it was a fact tliat monopolists were getting all
the lauds and the poor none. The truth of the
matter is, that the monopolists (so-called) have
liaved the wav for the poor men to obtain lands.
and to-day there arc hundreds of millions of acres
of as fine land as the sun ever shone upon, acces
sible to the poor men, that teu years ago were
valueless. Within the memory of thewriterthcre
were millions of acres of the very best laud iu our
neighboring Statu of 31 issonri, that were offered
to actual settlers for lr cents per acre, bnt fiir
years these. lanu8renuuoaUiu.u)eM- aud with,
out occupants. Why! Because the beneficent
land-grant system that lias so enriched aud pros
pered the great West, had not then been inaugu
rated, aud they were too remote from market to
be available. Tho land-grant system'pnslied our
western frontier beyond those lands, caused them
to be traversed by railroads, made them desirable
for settlers, and they were occupied; and the far
mers upon those lands, enriched by tho "monopo
lists"' and the land-grant system, can, ith as
much consistency as we in Kansas, ,who owe our
all to "monopolists," join iu tho shout "down
with monopolies lands for the landless!" There
is a great deal of nonsense and demagogism iu this
little world, and that cry is about tho biggest.
Antediluvian Relics. Various interesting rel
ies aud fossils have been recently exhumed in dif
ferent parts of Kansas.
The Ottawa Journal thus refers to one of the
Mr. G. L. Latimer brought to the Journal office,
this week, the fragments of the tooth of a Masto
don or of some other animal of still greater size.
Its dimensions are as follows: Length on the
face, 8 inches; breadth, 4 inches; circumfereuce,20
inches; space between the grinders, If to 2 in
clics; weight, 5f pounds. It is a molar tooth,
and is tho one farthest back on the lower jaw.
The rear prong, shattered, is six inches in length,
and must orginally have been 10 inches. The
front prong is entirely broken off, and must have
been 16 inches long. Tlie tooth immediately in front
of this one was, doubtless, double its size. Dr. L.
C. Wassou, M. D-, says that from the condition of
the tooth it is apparent that the animal to whom
it belonged was well advanced in years. This in
teresting relie of the earliest ages was found by
Mr. Latimer, while seining, ou Friday last, in the
Marias des Cvenes, just below tho mouth of Mud
creek, two miles from town. It is quite probable
that tho other portions of the monster are there
imbedded provided there is room enough in
Franklin county to hold them. Tho enrious can
see the tooth by calling at Mr. Latimer'srcsidence
in the fourth ward; and those good at figures can
amuse themselves by calculating from the dimen
sions of tld suiglejjriuder, given above, what was
tire cxacLirizc of the bvast.
Tlie Hiawatha Dhpalch, of tho tit inst., has tho
WAMitrr Ckekk Township. Wo are indebted
to F. M. Stanis. Trustee of Walnut Creek Town
ship, for the following interesting items, show
ing the property and advancement made by that
The table lielow shows tho condition of the
township for I he last year, anil t he difference over
that of the year previous.
Acrks 'C3. Act.es 70. lxc.
Wheat IMfc! 'MS3 531
Corn ill 4:K2 1473
Barley ' 20 12fi 100
Oats an iiac 291
Rye 2 23 20
Acres iu cultivation 10114 12TJ1 1673
Xo. Xif. Ixc.
Mules 40 70 30
Horses t K 1HJ 69
Cattle 244C 2012 166
Hogs 126d 2259 991
People 1150 1305 150
Militiamen 221 263 44
The Trustee remarked that Walnut Creek town
ship being less than one-fourth of the county,
several thousand acres would be a low estimate
of increase in the number of acres put in cultiva
tion last year, and the increase iu nogs, counting
those under six months old, wonld amount to
o-er two thonsaml head. We consider that the
above is a very flattering report for one small
township, and is evidence tliat little Walnut is
not destined to lag in the great work of develop
ment tliat will make our county one of the first in
the State. Walnut is nobly using her efforts to
if not lead lie up with her sister townships.
We understand that a Mr. Simmons, out on
Walnut Creek, in blasting a log, met with the
very severe accident of losing an eye.
Considerable new wheat has come in this week.
Messrs. Gaskill & Welcome have shipped three
car loads. For jiriccs we refer oar readers to our
market reports tn another column..
Lawyers, parties to suits, and witnesses will
remember tliat tho next regular term of the Dis
trict Court for Brown County, will begin at the
court house, iu Hiawatha,n the second Monday
in August next, beginning the 14th. As it is an
open term, it will therefore continue until all the
business upon docket is disposed of.
Captain Alf. Walters took a load of new wheat
to Mr. Hansberry's mill, near Padonia, Monday,
and brought it back in flour in the evening, with
a turn out of tliirty-eight pounds of good flour to
every bushel of wheat. Pretty good for bleeding
Kansas and Hansberry's mill.
Land' buyers are still coming in, and our land
agents are active. Mr. Aten sold a quarter
Thursday evening, to Mr. Cole, who has jnst come
among us from southern Kansas. Tho quarter is
near town northwest sold for $3,600. A small
house and some breaking, no fence.
Dr. Bliss informs us that a boy living north of
town was bitten on the foot by a prairie rattle
snake, last Sunday. Remedies were administer
ed immediately, and at last accounts tho boy was
doing well. Dr. Bliss is now getting a good rep
utation as a suake-bito curist.
A gentleman from Xew York has been hero
during this week looking up a location for a
cheese factor-. We had a conversation with him
iu regard to tho favorableness of this section, and
ho seems favorably impressed with tho advanta
ges, facilities, and prospective market hero for a
cheese factory.- If he fails to take hold though,
some other party will, for there is a market in
store for some person in this way a market in
every direction, and tho greatest grass and milk
country wo know of.
Mabeied. On the 4th of July, 1871, Mr. George M.
Sprague and 111m Annua Clement, both of Drown County,
On the at of Jnly, 1871. at Tadonla. hv I. P. "Winriow, J.
I', Sir. Asa Mauey and Miss Mahala It AumlUer, both of
Brown Conntj, Kansas.
MISCELLANEOUS STATE ITEMS.
ThcTopckn Commonwealth says that on July 1st,
the Kansas Pacific will reduce freights from State
Line, Leavenworth' and Wyandotte to Topeka as
follows: 1st class, 39c; 2d class, 32c; 3d class, 28c :
4th class, 22c per 100 pounds; salt, cement and
plaster 36c per barrel m car loads. Agricultural
implements, cabinet ware, new furniture, doors,
sash, blinds, earthen and stone ware, Hour, fence
wire, household goods, machinery, pails, pumps,
lumlKT wagons, wooden ware, etc., $12 per car
load of ten tons. Lumber, lath, shingles, pig iron,
coke, coal oil, etc., $29 per car load of ten tons.
WiNnCeLLAR. Tho Doniphan Democrat says :
Adam Brenner, Esq., is preparing storage room
for wine, by making a cellar sixty feet long by
twenty wide and twenty deep. Mr. Brenner's
wine prosjiects are very flattering. It is thought
that his yield this year will reach teu thousand
The Ttatr says that tho town of Eldorado is
rapidly recovering from tho effects of the lato ter
rible visitation. The debris, lumlier, etc., of the
buildings torn to pieces, is being gathered up.
and what is worth saving is caret 1 for. Many of
the residences that were twisted, turned around
and otherwise damaged, are being straightened
up aud otherwise secured. Three or four business
houses that were complete wrecks are again near
ly ready for occupancy. Wo do not think that
there is to exceed thirty-fivo buildings that will
lie entirely lost. The editor has some statistics
and news that is quite encouraging from the com
mittee that wns authorized to solict, and which
will probably bo forthcoming next week.
Tlie Seneca Conner says: William H. Merrill,
of Ccntralia, passed through Seneca on Wednes
day, en ronte for Tecnmseh, to secure his goods
which were stolen from the store in Centralia n
few weeks ago. He loaded in the goods belonging
to theTecuniseh merchants here, and carried them
np to the parties there.
Tlie Eldorado Time says: Tho growing crops,
which were entirely prostrated by tho late storm
throughout this section, for tho most part have
regained an upright position ; especially is this
the case with corn. Fields that were thought to
be entirely ruined will yield in many cases from
half to three-fourths ofacron. Oats and wheat
have suffered the worst.
Tho Salina Herald says the wheat crops in Saline
County this year have averaged thirty-five to for
ty bushels to the acre, and that the prospects are
that oats will yield one hundred bushels per acre.
A woman named Marble was drowned at Rock.
ford, in the Wakarusa, near Lawrence, on the
fourth. She, with her husband and a child, was
attempting to font tho stream, but the waterwas
too deep, and tho team aud Mrs. Marble were
drowned. This is the seventh person that has
been drowned at the same placo within tho past
five or six years. "And yet the people are not
happy, " and are too mean to build a bridge.
A Imy named Albert Cook, aged almut sixteen,
was drowned in Switzler creek, Burlingamc, on
On the 22d ult., at Fort Dodge, an old plains
man and scout, named John Walker,, known as
"Curley," was killed by a man named Wimple.
The Lawrence Journal announces the death, on
the evening of the 0th inst of Col. Samncl Den
man, well known to all the old settlers of Kansas.
Cattle Fever. The Emporia Anrt says: "The
Texas cattle fever has broken out in Cottonwood
Iiottoin, two miles south of this city. Mr. Hyatt
has lost four animals, and has a cood manr sick.
It is supposed that the disease came from a drove
of altont one hundred Texas cattle driven through"
that locality alxmt twelve days ago, in the night.
Of course stringent precautions should be at ouco
taken to prevent the spread of this destructive
disease. Kb risk should be run."
What Ails Him. The Emporia Vrir says:
"We met a fellow tliis morning groaning over an
attack of the cholera morbus. He had only eaten
eleven green apples, a box of blackerries, aud a
pint of gooseberries, besides drinking four bottles
of pop, the evening before. Ho wondered what
made him sick."
Horse thieves are' lieconiing very troublesome
iu Wyaudotte County. Two horses were stolen
at Muucie on Wednesday night.
R. P. Furrow and D. A. Ingram, of Seneca, ha ve
been arrested and bound over to.court, on a charge
of stealing horses from Mr. Stewart, of Nemaha
The Seneca Courier says: " During the storm
last Sunday moruiug, Joseph Rillinger, living in
Clear Creek township, some nine miles West from
here, had two horses struck by lightning, and in
stantly killed. The horses were lariated near his
bouse, and when he went ont to look after them
iu the morning, they both lay on the gronud dead,
each with their last bite of grass still in the month.
Cattle are dying in Montgomery County from
Butwc uuuiunu tuseose.
AllieFuHer, of Ottawa, was badly bnrned by
some fireworks on the Fourth.
On Monday there were mailed from the Fort
Scott iiost office about 1,600 letters, and on Tues
day, the fourth, about 1,300.
The Independence Tribune says that no less than
twenty-three horses have been stolen in twenty
five days in Howard County.
Tho crops in Dickenson County are abundant.
Wheat will yield from ten to forty bushels to the
acre; oats from thirty to eighty; potatoes any
where np to two hundred, and other crops in pro-
The Iola Beguler learns that a man by the name
off George Harper, who resided near the Allen
Connty line, about twenty miles east, was killed
by a Mr. House. Tlie Eegittcr gives no particu
lars. Olathe has organized a fire department.
Kansas Ahead. We learn from tho Washing
ton department of Agriculture that wheat aud
corn prospects are not so Battering for the coun
try generally. The acreage appears to have been
somewhat increased in like proportion, owing to
the variety of causes, chief of which is a very dry
spring in most parts of the country. Largest in
crease in acreage of wheat is reported from Kan
sas, where it is thirty per cent greater than last
year. Tho report, on tho whole, is not especially
discouraging, except as failing to show sjich in
crease in product over the othir year as might bo
Tlie Manhattan Xatioualat of the 7th, says that
on last Sunday a wagon load of men were retur
ning from a wheat field where they hail been har
vesting, and a littlo south of the residence of Mr.
Wood, about twenty-three miles up the Blue, tho
lightning struck and knocked down oucofthe
horses and passed into the wagon, lictween Levi
Helmet and a Mr. Krous, into a Mr. Maylierry who
was sitting in the rear, killing Jiiui instantly.
Messrs. Bennct and Krous wero also injured the
former it is feared seriously. All the parties, we
believe, resided ou Mill creek.
The Ottawa Journal states that on the evening
of the Fourth Pat. Hand, who resides near Rich
mond Ford, while attempting to cross the river
at that place, was drownciL It appears that Hand
had crossed there in the morning with his team,
and was returning with his wagon containing a
machine and unconscious of the fact that the riv
er had been rising very rapidly during tho day,
attempted to re-cross. He bad not gone far before
his horses commenced to swim, and in attempting
to turn them they wero strangled, and in some
way Hand was thrown into tho water aud perish
ed. Eighteen thousand nine hundred head nf Texas
cattle are reported to have arrived at Ellsworth,
on tho Kansas Pacific road, recently.
In Wabaunsee, near the residence of C. B. Lines,
a pic nie celebration was held, at which of those
present, thirty-seven were descendants, or rela
tives by marriage, of MrT Lines, and three or four
more were persons iu their.cmploy. It might bo
styled a family pic-nic, and we understand was a
very pleasant gathering.
By direction of the warden, Mr. Hopkins, the
inmates of the penitentiary wero allowed a per
fect holiday on the FooxtlCv.-rbey also had an ex
cellent dinneTv.andraMita)eeting. tlpeechcs
wero made by Judges Henungray and Brewer, and
others, and two of the convicts delivered admira
ble addresses. Tho occasion was a most accepta
ble one to the convicts; and is highly creditable to
The Paola Democrat says that as the section boss
at Hillsdale was leaving ou the 4th, on a hand
car (on which were several workmen connected
with the Mo. R. Ft. S. & G. K. R. ) a Swede, was
struck upou the head with tho lever, while at
tempting to raise up when the car was in motion,
inflicting a mortal wound, from the effect of which
he died at 10 o'clock that night. The death is
directly attributable to liquor the mau being
beastly intoxicated when the accident occurred.
We learn, bv a letter in tho Leavenworth Com
mercial, that when near Fort Sill, Satank, one of
tlie Jviowa cliiers lately arrcsteil by onier ot tien.
Sherman, and en route to Texas to lie handed over
to the civil authorities, mado a sudden attack,
with a knife, ou tho coqioral of the guard, woun
ding him five times. 'It took "five carbine balls to
convince him that tho knife business was not just
then in order.
Tlie grape crop, it is wid, will bo tho largest
ever known. Tho vines are literally loaded with
Immense hail storm ore reported to have pre
vailed uoti tho upper Solomon, and upon Spill
.Parties who have, been out on the Kaw lands say
tlie grass about the cornerstones is trodden down
as though cattle had been corralcd iimii it. Some
body is evidently "taking claims" there.
The first consignment of cattle from Texas, via
the Missouri, Kansas and Texas railroad, left Big
Cabin, Indian Territory the 20th. Large quanti
ties are daily arriving at Bijj Cabin for shipment.
Tho shipment of Texas cattle is very large. Tho
prairies in the vicnity of Big Cabin are covered
Col. Fielding Johnson, who has just returned
from an extended trip through Southern Kansas,
states that the prospect for com everywhere ex
ceeds anything ho has ever seen in the State, du
ring a residence of several years. Sonio fields of
soil com are now waist high, and an even stand.
Hoyt is on the lecture list. The Topeka Com
Rev. Geo. II. Hoyt is announced by tho Xew
York lccturo bureau to lecture tho coming season.
Subject "Tho Trial of John Brown." Como this
way, Reverend George Henry Hoyt!
Above Hrookville, ono day last week, a boy, while
riding a horse which was attached to a plow, was
accidentally killed. ThIin Iwenmo frightened
at a snake and t he w tho lny off, tho plow striking
him on the forehead.
Old residents say they never saw the trees grow
so fast in Kansas as they have this year, and think
it owing to tho principle that the more extensve
the planting, the more rapidly trees will grow.
A gentleman, who has had large agricultural ex
perience both in.this country aud in Europe, says'1
that the crops in Kansas this year are the finest
ho over saw in his life. Wheat was never finer,
he said. Corn is looking splendid, and is at least
three weeks earlierthan in Illinois; while ho nev
er saw such oats grow on tho ground. According
to her usual custom, Kansas leads the world
Tho Parker Jtecord leams that ono Rossonhas
been arrested near Ripon, Laltctto county, on a
charge of poisoning a man who had done some
breaking for him, and who ho wished to avoid
paying. The man was "keeping bach," and Ros
son put strychnine in his food, during his absence.
Tho evidence against Rossou seems to lie pretty
strong. Ho was threatened with lynching.
From the Minneapolis tOttawa county) Inde-
pevacni we team mai loncom townsnip. on Sat
urday last, decided to build tho Darling's point
bridge by a voto of thirty-five for, to three against
tho bonds. Tlie amount of bonds to be issued for
the work is $1.',000.00. Tlie Imnds to build a
bridge across tho Solomon, at Delphos, carried by a
majority of sixty-seven at the election last Satur
day. The Olathe Mirror says that another sad acci
dent resulted from the criminal nse of firearms, on
Sunday last, to a little daughter of Mr. Reed, near
tne aepot at mat place, it is said tier father was
handling a pistol supposed not to be loaded, and
foolishly held it toward the child and snapped it,
when the pistol was discharged, the ball striking
the child's forehead, making a dangerous if not
The Cottonwood Falls leader says that on Thurs
day of last week Wm. Dobhs, who lives a few
miles northeast of Marion Center, on Clear creek,
met with a severe accident. He was hauling a
load of grain to stack, and one nf the wheels of
his wagon breaking down, he was thrown from
the top of the load, and fell' upon the prongs nf a
fork. The fork had two prongs that entered his
body in the region of the heart, one prong pene
trating about five' inches, and the other about
three inches. Mr. Dobbs, strange to say, is recov
ering. If tne fork had been three pronged, tlie
central prong would have entered the heart.
The Patriot says a dastardly attempt m made
to burn the Episcopal church at Burlinston on
Wednesday night lsjst, Tbajfbje" was discovered
and extiilgaWietl rTst.Ason'Grp'reveDt damage.
The editor of the Arkansas City (Cowley conn
tv) Trarrfor was visited by a largo bull snake on
Wednesday last, which crawled upon the editor's
desk while ho was writing. Ugh! That snake
won't nuke any more visits.
Tho Junction City Union says that a very sail
affair ocenrred one mile east of that town, on the
farm' of John K. Wriehl, at 8 o'clock Saturday
afternoon, Julv 1st. Wm. H. Wright, a brother
of John K.. while riding over the place with Mrs.
John K. Wright, was seized with hemorrhage of
the stomach, and died before any relief could be
Major & R. Harrington, formerly of Burlington,
Coffey county, has been appointed U. S. attorney
for tlie northern district of Arkansas.
The Rev. Dr. Reynolds has resigned the rector
ship of the Church oi tne covenant at junciion
City, and the congregation are expecting in a few
weeks a permanent rector.
L. T. Stephenson, district clerk for Montgomery
county, has been arrested by the U. S. authorities
on a charge of issuing naturalization papers irreg
ularly and charging exorbitant fees.
Some boys caught a large tnrtle in the Kaw
river, near Wyandotte, the other day, and one
Jimmy Stone fed him the middle finger of his left
Lnssadder. who murdered A. 8. Xorthrnp, at
Clyde, Cloud connty, on the 30th nit, has been
taken to Atchison for trial, which takes place in
Xine thousand two hundred and eighty acres of
land were sold at the land office tif .the L. L. cfc G.
railroad, at Tioga, last .week, amounting to fifty
Concordia, Cloud county, is now furnished with
two daily mails one from Waterville and one
from Junction City.
A boot-black was shot by a country lad, at Bax
ter, on the 4th, and it is thought he will die. The
boot-black provoked a quarrel.
There are now about 120 papers published in
Kansas more in proportion to our population
than in any other State in the union.
A vein of paint ami a splendid vein cf coal have
been discovered at Xeosho Kaplds.
The Lesseas of His life aa Death.
Mr. Charles Recmelin concludes a notice of the
lato C.L. Vallandigham, in the ConiDioscr, as fol
Vallandigham' death was rendered donblv me
lanrhoryhytheorationsdclivered in honor of him
by lwd politicians for they demoralize popnlar
judgment. They prevent tho real jnstico duo to
allandigham, which wonld and should lie an ac
knowledgment that ho was illegally arrested and
exiled, and they hidn the only lesson of value to
lie drawn from Vallaudighaui's life, and that les
son is that ambition, pursued by such ways and
means as he cmwloyed, defeats itself. Vallandig
ham had in him tho faculties to Iks a great man:
he sunk them in being a mere politician. He, and
such as he, converted the democratic larty from a
body of men guided by principle, into those secret
conclaves where office and spoils were the solo ol
jects of discusion. We must weep over the dead;
we cannot avoid sorrowing with tho surviving
widow aud orphan, but we cannot withhold from
our people the stigma that they, and thev special
ly, are to blame for this misdirection of Vallandig
ham's life. Had he found a highly virtuous popu
lation, he wonld have shaped his course so as to
rise by its support; but as lie found a people easily
manipulated by their partv passions he governed
himselfacconlingly. Many times we reasoned
with him, bnt always in vain. Ho thought he
knew the American multitude best, and the bit
terest thought of the bitter hour we spent in wri-
mij; me uurgnuij; oonnaiy notice arises irom ine
proof fumiMied by the several proceedings had in
honor of Vallandigham's death, that ho did not
misjudge tho greater part of his cotemporaries.
What hypocrisy had we to witness! What public
weakness! What a mass of false xublic opinion!
What hope is there of tho people Iiefore whom
such crocodile tears can lie shed without beim; re
Tho days are surely at hand when living men
can be inhumanly assaulted when they are right,
and dead men can lie extravagantly applauded for
acts which are wrong. That is now the case in
this country, as is proved by Vallnudigham's life,
and by tho funeral services over his grave. What
an unhappy state of things; to have to listen to
men standing over a man s coffin, whom they tra
duced most villainously while alive, and whom
now they insult by pretending to bo his friends.
The Stouy of the Tribune. The Xew York
correspondent of the Rochester Democrat writes as
follows of the Tribune:
Harrison's funeral day was the birth-day of the
Tribune. That day, as I opened Edwin 1). Mor
gan's wholesale store on irout street, where I had
a clerkship, I saw that a small sheet with the
abovo title hail Iieen thrust in. On examining its
proposals I learned that it would le issued daily,
at nine cents per week, aud that its editor was
Horaco Greeley, well kuown as the log-cabin man.
Before an hour hail passed the little folio was for
gotten, nor did it get a atroii in that concern un
til a long time afterwards, for it had no commer
cial value. But the solemn dirge that marked the
funeral pomp was tho welcome of that new-born
journal which seemed inspired with vitality, en
durance and tho highest moral heroism. Bom
amid this scene of sorrow, tho Tribune has always
been imbued with sympathy for the masses, and
has won an enviable name as the friend of human
ity. Of the entire force which was enlisted in
this great work of building up the journal, Gree
ley is the only ono left. During the thirty years
which have intervened lie has labored (how in
tensely no one but he can know) ou tho placo
where ho commenced. The Tribune is the only pa
ler iu the city which has not changed its locality,
and it was thu first to maku that spot a centre for
Toombs and a Xew War. The Riclunond(Va.)
ll'liij, in au article on Gen. Toombs, says:
For our own part, wo should not regret to seo
thU new war begin, with Tooiulis and Davis the
only volunteers. Judging by the love they bear
each other, they would lie much more apt to pitch
into one another than into the Yankees. The last
time wo had the pleasure of seeing Gen. Toombs
during tho war, ho was iuhigbdisgust with "Jeff."
Liko Wigfall, and, wo lielieve, Clay and other
conspicuous southern leaders, he had become
thoroughly conviuceil of the incapacity of Davis,
and did not hesitate to express tho conviction that
our dooui was sealed, unless ho conld bo got rid
of. Conversing with Mr. Wigfall, alsmt the same
time, about this confessed incapacity of our chief,
wo asked him why he and his friends had put
him upon itsf He replied ho (D.) had ceased to
lie the man ho wns. He and Clay had talked this
matter over tho day before, and they lxith con
cluded ho had let down. Tho agony which this
conviction of Davis' incompetency, among those
whoso hearts were devoted to the cause, can nev
er lie told. Inevitable defeat staring them in tho
face through thu incapacity of our leader, for
which there was no cure, and from which there
was no escape, made many groiv gray in a single
Agin GltF.r.LEY. We publish the following let
ter rervaiim et literatim and preserve tho original
Alquina, Fatettt; Co., Ind.,
Juno 10th, le71. J
Editor of the Timet, Lrarmu-orlh Citj. Ka.:
Silt: In the Cincinnati Gazette nf May 31st, I
si-e a correspondence between a Mr. Win Larimer
and ono Horace Greeley, asking Mr. Greeley his
views in regard to his name being brought Iiefore
the next National Republican Convention in ld72
for nomination for President. Xow, sir, as forthc
Republicausnf this countv. lean say that if he
does get tho nomination, (Horace Greeley) him or
any other man thafwent on Jeff. Davis'bond can't
get a smell here, as wo consider Jeff. Davis as
great a traitor yet as over drew tho breath of life,
and wo are afraid to trust any mau for lTesident
that would go ou any reliel's ImiikI. Greeley had
lictter go to Alabama and entertain Jeff.onco more
licforo lie asks for the nomination.
P. S. Gen. John C. Fremont or General U. S.
Grant is as good as we want. Yours, &c,
Publish this if yon choose to do so and keep
ims copy, as i suaii not give name mis time. o.
The effect which a drive over the beautiful
surrounding country may have even npon people
prejudiced in favor of other localities, was well
illustrated last week. A gentleman at present
living in Illinois bnt who had fully made up his
mind to move to southwestern Missouri, was vis
iting a relative in this city. When asked to take
a ride in onler to get a view nf the country round
about, he declined, saying it was of no use, ho
didn't like the country, and didn't care to see it.
He was ovcr-pcrsnailcil, however, and at length
took the drive Ho said little of his impressions
for the first few miles ''"' a' length coming to a
most charming spot, he alighted, examined the
grass soil, etc., auit turning around abruptly, said:
"There's no uso of going any further, boys; this
conntry is good enough for me, and hero is where
I am going to settle." Within three days he hail
bought a 300 acre farm, and this week returns to
Illinois for the purpose of bringing his family to
Franklin connty, Kansas. Ottawa Herald.
A Kansas Max Becomes a Modern Pens.
Notwithstanding the warlike attitude of the In
dians in Xew .Mexico aud Arizona, ex-Governor
Amy, formerly of Kansas is allowed to move
among them, and through all parts of tlio Territo
ries unharmed, pf all tho whites in either Terri
tory, Mr. Amy is the only man who enjoys such
immunities. He has recently been paying an ex
tended visit to tho Pueblo tribes of Xew Mexico,
-by whom ho was must iiiiul lecelved."WeabS
learn that during his visit, he mado a large col
lection of curiosities which will soon be forwarded
to Washington. Among the articles are several
mastodon bones; one, a jaw bono with three teeth
in it, which is evidently not a fourth of the whole
jaw, weighs eighteen pounds " fourteen inches in
length, aud is twenty-two inches thick. It is part
of the jaw of a monster, and presents an object of
study for the naturalists. These bones were found
near the Pueblo Indian village of San Udefonso.
Bon. Roliert T. Lincoln is thus referred to in a
book, jnst pnblished, on the Chicago bar: "He
is but little more than twenry-five years of age,
and has already taken a oition as being an ex
cellent manager, osessed of good ability, qniet,
shrewd, unostentatious and with a thorough de
votion to the profession of the law. He is more
entitled to credit from the fact that he has steadi
ly resisted all attempts to induce him to accept
some uiuciai jkkuiiou wuiie nts lamer was r'resi
dent, or to participate in politics since; and that
he has applied himself to his legal stndirs precise
ly as if he were the son of the least influential of
parents and Ims pursued them "under many pain
ful and discouraging circumstances. Hehasproved
that he lias a thousand sterling nullities: and
there can be no doubt that with age he will attain
a distinguished eminence as a member of the legal
Taxation of Homestead Lands. The Junc
tion City Union thinks it time that the question
of the legality of taxing lands entered nnder the
homestead act should be tested. It says that they
are not now placed npon the tax rolls for the rea
son that the Commissioner of the General Land
Office has decided that land covered by a home
stead entry is not taxable ; bnt this is not a com
petent authority upon that subject. In many of
the Western Counties such lands are almost the
only ones from which taxes can be raised to carry
on their local government.
Ikon Contract. We see that the Missouri Pa
cific Railroad Company has made a contract with
the Vulcan Iron Works f 8t. Louis for seven
thousand tons of rails at $74 per ton. This is a
fine contract for a Western iron company to have,
and the Missouri Pacific has done well in patroni
zing a home institution.
Keatacky's TW" Viewed ay
If evr York.
It is almost impoblTfor a Kcntuckian to look
beyond State lines. Their stotemianshipaudt
riotism is circumscribeilby tho limitwlbonndant
of the section or state that gave them birth or
furnishes a Irnue. The pernicious fallacy of
states' rights that has taught them to place the
state ahifve aud before the nation dwarfs their
judgment and ideas, and nnfits them to fully ap
preciate tho value and importance of natioual
character and influence. The war ought to have
taught these gentlemen that the resolutions of 18
aronolongcrorthodox,andthatweare a nation
to which aTl its parts are subordinate. But it
seem the. terrible lessons of the rebellion are lost
iiiKmMiiithemcIdvalo'""llo.B;iUoel,ev m the
divine right of tho "first families", and tho supe
rior claims or their stare anu section upou uieir
The Courier-Journal, of Louisville, is apparently
a representative of this class of southern people,
and regards the south generally, and Keutncky
particularly, as its country. In a recent issue it
took occasion to say 'whenever- tho sincerity of
southern intentions and tho honor of southern
men and the solidity of southern interests are at
stake, wo willl go as far as the farthest to preserve
the name and fortune of the south."
Xow this may all sound very well, and bo con
sidered very jiatriotic down in Kentucky, bnt wo
assure our cotemporary that it sounds like tho
merest bosh aud twadiUe in this latitude, where
the jieople take a littlo pride in their nationality,
aud make less boast of tho school district where
thev happen to have lieen bom. We thiukagood
deal of Xew York the empire state of tho union
tliat, notwithstanding tho inenbus of Tamniany
Hall with which she is cursed, occupies a proud
position among the sisterhood of states. But we
should regard ourselves as wanting iu patriotism
and love of country should we Io constantly gali
blingalKiiit tho "sincerity of northern intentions"
tho "solidity of northern interests" or promise to
go onr length to "preserve the name and fortune
of tho north;."
If there is anyone thing We glory in, and are
proudof.it is the title of American citizen, the
highest honor that mortal mau cau claim ou this
earth. We answer out Kentucky neighlior by
saying that "whencverthe sincerity of American"
intentions and the honor of American citizens tho
solidity nf American interests are at stake, "we
will go as far as the farthest to preserve the name
and fort line of tho American union."
We have no patience with this simpering bal
derdash about states' rights southern interests
and local patriotism. It is narrow-minded, bigot
ed, selfish and unpatriotic, aud leads to false poli
tical ideas erroneous government policy, and con
stant turmoil and discord. We remember once to
have heard n democratic candidate for governor
in California, in apolitical speech, mado during
the war, declare that ho was a native of Kentuc
ky, ami as Kentucky cues ho should co. If Ken
tucky seceded ho should be a confederate, but if
she remained iu the union ho was a union man,
which fully illustrated tho teachings and patriot
ism that prevail at the south. Until men learu
to place the nation alsive any part or locality
thereof, they never cau fully appreciate that love
of conntry that swells tho breast of the true Ameri
can. Buffalo Eipren.
The Death oflloa. . 31. Stanton.
An infamous paragraph that has been going the
rounds for some time past slimxil. unfortunately.
into our own journal last Sunday. This bit of
cruel falsehood chames that the late Edwin M.
Stanton, over wIiom- grave a people paused to sor
row, ended his noble career through suicide. But
for the fact that we lielin-d to circulate this sick.
euing calumny, we would uot stoop to its notice.
Edwin M. Stanton died of exhaustion. Death
began with a cessation of his public duties, and
although a long period intervened, nnd friends
gathered about to sympathize and nurture hope,
yet all the time ho was dying. Tlie strain upon
his powerful frame and creat intellect hail lieen
too great, and iu vain skill and scientific expe
rience came to his aid, the cud could not lie ar
rested, lie ilieit as lie had lived, true to himself,
holding in his great heart vast stores of affection
lor ins wile and children, and with an abitliu,
faith in the loving giMNlnessof his Creator.
How such a falsehood could gain anv sort of
credence is a wonder. Surgeon General Barnes
and tho Rev. 3Ir. Starkey, of thel.piphany church,
were with Mr. Stanton in his last moments, and
are ready to give the detailed truth concerning
tho manner of Ins death, while tho assertion that
the life insurance had never been claimed is with
out a shadow of foundation iu fact. Mrs. Stanton,
iiiu oereaveii wmow, was paid over a year since,
$10,000 by the Philadelphia (J i rani Life Insurance
Company, no question having ever been raised as
to the right of thu widow and children to tho
Mr. Stanton had a melancholy temperament.
His life long malady with his heavy cares wrought
sadly upon a sensitive organization. But under
lying these were not only fixed principles, but one
of the most loving natures God ever erected. He
was the truest friend, the kindest father and the
Iest citizen wo ever knew. I lowever desjKinileut
he may have lieen at times, tho thought of dear
ones dependent nion him would at any time rouse
him to exertion. Ou their account ho dung to
life, and, dying, left no stain innm his noblo char
A Showman on Kansas. X. p. Xewkirk, the
press agent of Van Amburgli, writes the folio wing
letterto tho Lawicnce Tribune:
Baldwin Cmr, June 20.
EiirroitTiiiiiuNE: We are very nearyou again.
I thought it prudent at least to send yon wonl.
We show in Ottawa on Monday, June 2Gth, and
in iiaiuniu i,iiy on luesuay, junoXitn. 1 cannot
help saying that, for ono of tho Van Amburgli
show, I am extremely unwilling and positively
sorry to leave tho Cod-favored voung Kansas,
which to me for tho past six weeks has been the
scene of some of the happiest hours of my perigri
nating life. Your country nlmunils in all that the
most ambitions heart could desire. Grand, glo
rious wondefiil! The poor miserable dolt that
cannot thrive under such plain directions as the
Almighty has given him in Kansas ought to bo
sent to the Dry Tortngas for life. Accomplished,
enterprising, sparkling Kansas the mother vine
gar of our republic! o, if a showman's prayers
could only be heard, how I would ask the great
God to direct yon in the beautiful paths of peace
and fraternity. I would especially have prosiier
the Tribune, Record, Commonwealth, and generally
tho enterprising press of tho whole State.
Where I went through four years since and
found broad prairies, a few days ago I found cities.
Tho Arabian Mght's entertainment is a humbug.
Tlie author should have lived in Kansas. That
book don't amount to a t?o1 li in th;. cii
The reality beats lit to death. Your writers all
fail to do justice to this State. Xothing short of
iiumooiiii. couiu. lours very truly,
A. P. Xewkick.
A Fine Fakm.-Hoii. W. W. Guthrie has, near
Iowa Point, one of tho finest farms in the West
A correspondent oftheTroyJ?yWfca thus speaks
Iowa Point can boast of some very fine fulT-
liloodetl stock;. VUI invo Von nn ii.l-,nr On
the I farm of Guthrie Bros, situated about one mile
and a half lielow town, can lie found some of the
finest pigs in the conntry without any exceptions.
They have three pigs as follows: One fine Eng
lish Berkshire, not quitaaeight. weeks old, weighs
u - jMMuiua, uuu Ajucricau uerKsuire, same age,
weighs 92 pounds; and the other, an American
Butler connty Berkshire, not quite twelve weeks
old, weighs 127 pounds.
These are only samnle of the kind and nnalitr
of stock that they are raising, together with some
of the very finest cattle in the entire west.
It is the aim of the gentlemen who own the
4arm to make a regular Xew England or Ohio
stock farm out of it. Hon. W. W. (inthrie, of At
chison, and 11. D. Gnthrie, of Iowa Point, a're the
owners f the farm, tho latter gentleman having
control and management of it. "
A Sad Case. Tlie Jlbwonri Pacific Bailroad
waa the liearer yeasterdry afternoon, of Mr. Jan. H.
Craven, of Ellingwooil, about four miles from
Graaahopper Fall, who was being taken bv A. M,
Van Winkle and another brother-in-law "of the
unfortunate man. to the State Lnnatic Airylnm at
Oaawaf omir. Mr. Cravens in a man about tliirtv
idx years old, and ha been perfectly-rational nntil
within the pant flir i!ay, gince which tine he
ha been a raving maniac.
He scant to dwell princinallv. when t W:-
pairma, npon religious subject, and he rave fear
fully. The motion of the train iieema to have a
soothing effect npoti him, and he is qniet so lonir
an it is in motion: but immediatel v on mmin. r .
stop, he Win hi ravings, and does not stoo
until the train in again in motion.
Mr. Cravens is an unmarried man and i prewew.
ed of considerable means, having lieen in tho
cattle trade quite extcmuvely forafew years past
fnJ,i? iu knoTn ,'y!rtvtra.I.ofonr rattle deilera
in this city. learenrorth Bulletin, 12i.
Tm.fayette JbrMf quotes a paragraph from
the Louisville Ledger, which it thinks ii a fair ex
pression of the feelings of the average non-dcrart-mg
Kentucky democrat, and adils:
When a Kentuckian prates abont tho "Cauca
sian blood m lus veins," boasts of "ancestry the
noblest that ever trod Ithi. pu,net and glbhlea
about Borne, Caaar, Helotism, Sulla, the Tu.W
the Hassitej the Covenanters, Charles I. and tlw
Eomanrontifr,aUiuono short paragraph, von
may be sure ho is a man i of strong cottvirtious,
and that lw will hold to his noli tic-. I ,.;,.;. '
tenaciously as he clung in infaiicr to the cVmr
breast. of his wetunrsc. " J
ij. yor a man to go into a anangera noose ana uemanii
a dean aMzt has been decided to be concloaire evidence of
inaanityin w wroicr. ... .-
There U a woman in -irjiansaa. namen j-.miiy saraii
..iw. l.u Hvnl in ten Statm. and has indnlfitl in nine
baabands, two ofwbom bare dint anddenljr. anil three havo
been divorced. Sbe la misnamed, fur she is evidently ono
of the Emma-Saraa of Saiaa.
rrpA Kansas City lady who went to the theatre and
cave the doorkeeper a fine tooth comb for a ticket, discov
ered her mistake when ahe waa toll ehe conld not comb in.
CS Mi-Moore iaormenon neroea are made of. Ke-
fonr feet deep, ahe neither fainted or-srnamed, bnt instant
lvswnngheraeuT down -hand over haw! caught the chlid
with her feet, drew henelf and aon au the-way np again,
and then, woman like, spanked the boy for ailing in.
rAn ingeniona German in 2ew vorS baa calncda
crrat trpotaUon by hi success In training coach nurses b
a erand odL He uaed no burr, bit. or other cruel contri-
. fnnml out that he put roasnlfrini cossles nnoir ho
boraea, which made cobble atonea look, like boulders-,- and-
tbey acnuireu a aranu iraw ..j wg .v .wp u rr mem.
rS7The demolition or liratue bqnare church will leave'
onlv three meeting bouse in Boston erected before the
revolution. These are Christ church, 173; Old South,
172) 30; rvingscnapci, hjj .
rsf A Snrinrffl.l (Mass.) lailv left her littlo bov at'
home to amu himself with matches, and when ahe return-
ed met him in the atrret. crying. Be said he only Just
made a little tire in the bureau drawer, and a lot of re.1
ahirted men came in with a great big tea-kettle, and squirt
ed water all over the houae. They saTed the cellar door.
r" Boston la going to erect a drinking fountain, sur-
mounted with a statne of old what a Ms name, the orw
man, who visited tbncuant of Xew England abont two
thousand yearn ago. Tradition at the Hub aavs be liniwteit
v.nni irn and Plrmonth IZock. invented the bbr onran.
and delivered the first lecture ever heard in America, fer
tile old Souta inurcn.
A man in Indiana who tued tobiteofl"the head of snakes'
baa given np the business, lie realized about enough to
pay funeral expenses.
A verv Frenchy thing wan tnat wuen tne wimiiasa brnKo-
with which the Cmumn V endome was pulled down, for tho'
fun-man to be charged with being lu league with theVer--
A Tonni; female fifteenth amendment waa recently ex
pelled from the vtllage( school at UHhkoah, because ahtr
T.OU1U poBauuw mvjnius tw umi un uwm a uiava ium.i
A Chicago lady waa so adiablo at breaklaat the other
niorninz. that the hiubond took the coffee to a chemist for
The Ewnrirrr nrononnccs thebMsof Mr. vaundinchani
to the democratic party of Ohio at this time as almost irre
parable. The met sara : "Friend after friend deoana." but it !)T -
no means follows that the Quakers will vote the democrat
A ladv at Moout rieaaant. Iowa, swallowed a bottle of
hair-dye. Her hair didn't dye. but ahe died in about twen
An Iowa woman ha begun suicide by marking the place ,
on her throat where she Intends to cut when she gets her
Greeley'a "One Term" -Ton lie, you villain, you lie."
.V. 1". Globe.
It is fashionable to celebrato birthdays In lihode Island
by clam bakes.
American reader are often amused with the name of
Chinese, lo mem u lo ial anu coy loii
ny. jiui, peruana, ii is only roe waywe jpri
some of our own were given thu : Da via
Schuy Ler Col Fax and Val Lan Dig uam.
Beuort from West Point say that the belle of that mill.
tary haven are very envious of the handsome Miss Augus
ta ilenaru. who lias been appointed postmaster there. It U
vhispered about that
'had something to do with It.
Bret Harte disclaims the ownership of "The vt-htin..
Dog." which ha lately been running aronad the papers
with his name on the collar, lie intimate that it first got
it eyes open in an Omaha paper.
The Chicago .Democrat atatn that the great Mr. Bonner
of the Xew York Lntqtr. and the friend of Dexter, Is the
meanest man to hi pnnterv that ever existed."
The democratic character of our Institution ha just
been beautifully illustrated in Chester County, Pal, by tho
hatching or au American eagle, -proud bird of freedom,"
under a dung-hill belt.
The last person to Inherit rrO,00O from "a relative in Eng
land." is Jack Low, a lieery stable keeper iu Knoxvillo.
lie ii no.
He already bold Jack Low. and the Jmi tim m,r
flirty be considered high game. LimiirSU Ledger.
Wm. II. Claggett. republican candhlate for Territorial
Dt-legate from Montana, is a son of Jndge Thomas Clag
gett. of the Keokuk Constitution, probably the oldest and
The ZanesTille Courier rather mixes matters whrn it no
tices the death of Andrew Jackson Douelsou, callin-him
Andrew Jackson, and attributing to him the authorship or
Seba Smith's Jack Downing Letters.
It Is a curious fact, demonstrated bv the recent British
census, that the opnlation of Ireland'is actually less than
the numher of Irish now in the United States.
The Kev. J. Hyatt Smith, of the Lee avenue church,
Brooklyn, ha In Iiii possession a Testament which he pick
ed up by the side of a dead soldier boy on the lwttlrtirld of
Gettysburg immfdi.itely after the close of tbr fight. A
singular fact aliout the lss.k is, tliat only .ode bliasl stain
Is found uisin it pagr. and tliat comph-tely covers theM
remarkable word In Kev. xvt,3: "Audit becomes as tho
blood of a dead man."
A "magnificent gift enterprise," lately broken up by thn
police at Clevelaml, was found to lj conducted on a capital
of four dollars and a few odd cent.
The Postmaster at Sioux City. Iowa, has been opening
registered letter, and seeing what the news wa lu tbi-m.
He uiilu't return the money, for fear it would get hist before
it got to iu destination.
The Democracy an down on their marrow Nine, mak.
ing all suit of penitential promise, and particularly to
accept the situation. Bat if they hare been wrong all the
time, it would le folly to trust them with the affair of
the conntry. simply because they owned It up. It would
lw a much more sensible thing to retain in power thoso
they admit to hare been always right.
Jim Ftsk declares that hi ownership of the New Tork
Legislature I so absolute that be couht, ir he desired
change 'the name or the mctroli to I iskrille ! This will
nrolably be dime next winter, and tho Empire State will
become the State of TweedUna. if ic transit.
It Is suggested that if ex-Congressman liowen get two
year or imprisonment In the penitentiary ror having two
wive. Brigbam Voung should receive many years of tho
same wrtor life. Since the appointment of one of his sons
to the military academy at West Point, there rj.nl.. n
doubt that he is within the jurisdiction of the United
States. Why doesn't some aggrieved person Institute pro
ceedings against the man or many wives I
Mr. Colfax's physician now insists ou hi giving up nnb
Ue speaking and letter writing, with rare exception, and
cnaune niniseirtn official labors alone during lira two re
maining year of his term. ,
Of Caleb Cnshing the Washington Copilot has this to sav:
"He U one or the most wonderful men of the day. With'
out office and without official recognition ofanvw.rt.hei
yet a power,
tl e hszsr.1 nnlMn. In !.... .1 . r ... ....
luree year ot onr Washington o
nrcoyearaofonr w ashlngtos observation no state paper
nas Deen written of any importance, or more made, or Hi.
pfcanatic agent selected, without calling in aid the pen or
lllirnrtkia vwniarbol.t. t n
From the way that Donn Piatt and Donn Kay continue
to abuse Gen. Butler In their Capital. It is tolerably certain
that be haan t paid them anything yet.
"What are scattering voter asks a Democratic paper
in Connecticut. At Lutaccunts (Sor. English and Jew
ell were hard at work on this conundrum.
Gen. Ranks ha acquired distinction a the onlr leading
Lepubllcan who has not been nominated fin- President
within the last three months. He I not yet entirely out of
danger, though. . "
Mrs. Sarah Hand died the other day at Cape May, aged
nuiety-tbree. She was one or the patriotic women who
strewed flower in the path or Washington on his triumph
all passage through Trenton.
Starrier can now see on pleasant evenings lire great
An Iowa Dutchman tried to get a writ of replevin tore
ccrreracoon that had got away, gaawtsanetghbor'a ant
sucked eggt and had been retained tor damages' The
Mayor said he hadn't any jurisdiction over coons.
Beeently, George M. Ellis died in Chesier connty, fa. In
his 93d year. He I reported to hare had the consumption
nearly all his lire, hi physician hiring assured him. before
he wa twenty, that he could not survive the next two
years. Ellis was so isle ami thin fs-forty years preriona
to his decease, tliat be was known a the walking skeleton ;
and yet be la bebered to hare been, with two exceptions,
the obtest man in the connty.
A young lady, running aa Republican candidate for
school committee in Xshn. V. ll sseeatle w. .t..r-ti
- --- " oo a luatsuiuiv UUsU.
by her father, who waa on the Democratic ticket.
It 1 worthy or note that there will be a full moon In the
first week ofeaeh of the first seven months or the year. In
July there will be two full moon, via : On the l and 31st.
And in the remaining Are months the noon will be at tho
ruD in the last day of each month.
t " ."tlnPo. (Xew Hampshire) fanner found a II t
Ue pUe ofaabe the other day in a drawer where be had!
2,"wo nwlred and fifty dollars in Mil. He had eare
JTHL P " there, and afterwarda threw In
- "vt-sKssr. xirnce tne cobbuusuobw
mtS:"0:" aged 113 years, dle.1 fa
HbrldgBtownrtilp, Oceana county, Mlrh, April I. Bhe.
with three anna, wa at the famous battle of Tiieanor.
when General Harrison so signally defeated the Indiana.
ThrAClas.llepsnrr. oe-rw-w Henry Ward nee
cher a "the Booth oT the pulpit, tlwBnrteaottbesaneta
ary.andthe the Dan IUce or the Plymouth Church." and
then adda : "In abort, Mr. Beetber la sometunes very vul
gar, positively low." '
A roll of tobacco forty-aevra years eld waa exhumed tho
other day la Louisville, wrapped np In an old paper or Shad
renn's, printed fa leZL
t-S"? Hf?' "S"1"" " profane history the Duke oT Metk.
"bora; Sehwerin, Earl d Grey aodBipon, and Horaco
ITier don't marry faWymntnz Eke they do here. Tho
bjbto f nrnbjhea the ring and the parson's fee. and the bride
grooni fainta. The bride then rubs liniment nnder his nose,
and he "comes to."
On and after the firs of July, the Sorth Missouri Rau
KJfH!: itTi ?il"gP newspaper ed
lSu,l?L,T!tYriMi " "" threecenta a
ntue, la pay for their adrertlsing.
SSTtIfnt D?noeIt thlaon to Xew'Tork to.
ewnleto Id Hoeatlon. After a abort tune the young man,
EJ;'J, ,! " studying "Horace? On
TASLaft.,,M',CTMlr"t rW: "Come home
I don t want Greeley to make BepabUeaa of my aon."
-i?T'i? ? rT? tor Tontnm the Davenport DemoeraU.
Hon. Lodolphua Eernrtt. the first Mayor of Davenport U
yet aure, ami now resides In Princeton, in thia cooatvT and
1 the son-in-law or Mrs. John M. Owen raiirivlrS blast
band to our weD-known fellow dttxea. John MVOsrenT"
tthathonorablo body to adjoora. without paying I W
AHoosactunel teamster was lately seen riding nV
5S0Jo,n,d.JT!! ofPowdrl JBrkn wldfclustbe.
"wf JSSSj? toB u VF, le feeling
2S?.LAf??CiKyJ?yT!. ' andeaMerstaoftha,
north that. If they care for the support the ormoilala of
the south, they moat exhibit arssetbing more of tact and
Senator Cameron bvSiasantly denies tfcaraxsnr that be.
could not understand why the dahna of "- should'
be rriiciiied and those er" Florida and Georgia be ignored.
-That Cad-n lie." be said j "tie whole question uTahan.
Cosunodore Wlnslow or- the -Tufted State Government
pay Mr KemmeCnrdUujlueHlnKTTtTlp. f.j
Tbey tell a queer story about a mania Xew Haven who,
Uvea "on the hill." who carried home some icecream in a.
paper the other day. He took it ioto a crowded car and.'
kid it up so that as It melted a gratly meandering stream
aflteosn-aeddawnatue velvet closioa aladvrSseearr-e
It ruined the cloak, and the nan said he waa aorryT -
The Apache Indian fat Araxom hare taken to robbln
l$ZY$!rSLaK' ofdTfltatS they have yet
-In.i&.DSc&"wy "B I-bor ""