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The South, ana her Institutions."
STRUT GPELLOW & KELI.EY, Editors. ATCHISON, liAXSAS TKfl., TUSK JUNE yflSoo. 'Hie Best mlUverlisittg- mile ilium in the Upper Country OlacoxaJlcftloML Over In this Paper lie Law R of Congress arc I'ublislicd Ty Au thority. FOR r RESIDENT, Hon. David 11. Atchison, of Missouri. FOR DELEGATE TO CONGRESS, GEN. J. W. WHITFIELD Subject to the fiecision of tha Squatter Sovereigns; at the Foils. Atchison Town Company. There will be a meeting of the mcra 1 ers of the Atchison Town Company, K. T., ot Atchison on Wednesday, June "13, 1S35, when and where all members should bo represented, as a majority have called for a division of lots, which will then take place. Persons who have purtlias'ed lots, will recollect that the non-payment of any portion of the purchase money at the time specified, forfeits all rights whatever, and 11 not closed and settled before the 13th June, 1S55, will be declared forfeited,.and the lots resold. P. T. ABELL , President. Atchison, May 30, 1So3. Our Ctry. During past week oir town has been ii M-coua m. JjOuis innppenran.ee. Mcam Boats at our Levee all the lime unloadoK immense -quantities of freight and passen gers. More than a thousand persons have urrived during the time, and one thousand ton.? of freight. On Saturday night Mr. Kinkead of the enterprising end wealthy firm of Livingston, Kinhead Si Co., of Suit Lake, arrived with a portion of his poods for the above place, about SO tons. We arc pleased to tee that he ha3 al most entirely recovered from the effects of the severe wounds received last winter when the Sal; Lake unit waj robbed, r.n l the passengers massacred near Fort Lara mie. " " Immense droves of work cattle have been driven in and shl to the emigrants and merchants tor Suit Lake, and yet more u e ivuicd. Tin; millers from Sr. Joseph, Platte ( -iiy and Weston, have been selling large quantities of flour and meal. Wag on loads of Bacu come in every hour to supply the immense demand for that arti cle, and our Merchants of whom there are live, are kt-pt on their feet from morning till night, selling to their numerous cus lo:ners. We venture the prediction that heavier pales have been made here this week, titan in all th other towns in the Territory to gether. What does it Mean? We eco from an order of the Surveyor General and from a letter of Commissioner Mannypenny, that our friends in Leaven "worth will have to buy the lots (they have already paid a high prut fir,) from the Auctioneers, many of these lots have been improved at a considerable expense. We should regret to see the occupants turned out by some other purchaser. Slisrcpreseatations of the Eastern Press. The New York Tribune states for fact, N"that Gen. Stringfellow is a notable con cert tq the 'American Party, and that his paper the 'Squatter Sovereign, bists the name of D. R. Atchison as the candidate of that party for the Presidency. Now the ulove quotation is about as near the truth, ns most of the statements made about Kansas and the recent Elec tions &c, and that is, that not one word is true; all false from beginning to end. ien- Stringfellow is not a convert to,- or member of ' the American patty, on the con trary he is n Democrat, and always has "teen."' Gen. Stringfellow has no connec tion w ith the Squatter Sovereign, and never had any. The editors of the Squatter Sovereign, Taised the name of General D It. Atchison, as the. Democratic candidate for President, and at the time wc hoisted Ids name, we stated that there would pro Iahly Toe three candidates in the field, a Whig, Know Nothing or American, and a Democrat, and gave our preference for Xjen. Atchison, as the Democratic candid ate. We presume that tome crazy fanatic has been left by Greely in his absence, to con duct his paper. Greely never would have ticen trtuttv ol makinrr such stupid mis statements; when he lies he leaves a loop . hole to creep out at; this fellow fences him . sell" ir so that he. can I escape. Groans of the Abolitionists. The Kansas Free State has the follow ing paragraph in its last issue. I " ft3The following "from, the N. Y. Evening Post is true, every word of it: "It may, we suppose, be safely affirmed that a newspaper established in a free coun try ought to inform its readers of the im portant events which are taking place in the world. It is remarkable, however, that the greater part of the journals in the slave States arc as silent concerning a recent event of great consequence as are the Aus trian newspapers concerning any - matter which their govennent does net mean the lvople shall discuss. Of the enormities lately committed in Kansas, mo.it Southern journals have not a word to say; they nei ther mention them nor deny them; by their silence they both admit their existence nnd conceal them from their readers. One nrght read, for example, the . Washington Union, daily, irom the title to' the last word on the last page, without ever learning that a horde ol ruttians lretn Missouri bad made an irruption into the-Territory, and, keeping the actual inhabitants from the polk by violence, had voted for their own candidates, and had insisted that the Gov ernor of the Territory, under pain of be ing lynched, should certify to their election. If the readers of the Union had no other means of acquiring a knowledge of con temporary events, but through the columns of that paper, they would never hear of the riotous proceedings in Kansas to their dying day." We assert that the above is false every word of it, except the first four lines. In the first place the Washington Union is not, and does not profess to be a "Southern journal. Nor have there been any enor mities perpetrated in Kansas, except in the way of lying, which has been done by Abolition letter writers. There never has been "an irruption made by a horde of ruffians from Missouri, who kept any one from voting in Kansas Territory. And no one ever threatened Gov. Reeder with lynching, unless he granted certificates of election to the members elect of the Leg islature, and Gov. Reeder will so testify. Lastly, up to the time Gov. Reeder left for his family there never had been any riot ous proceedings. There has been an elec tion held in tho Lawrence District since the Governor left, at which none but the Abolitionists or irce boilers turned cut, and the result shows that they only polled the same vote that they did at the previous election, and it is well known that a very large emigration has gone into that di trict since the previous election. Where are the rest, did they only come here io vote, and have gone home again? Is it not strango that men will believo such yams, as are daily spun by these abolition .sheets? Let us look at this thing as ration al beings What brings the Eastern emi grant Lere? Is it to get a home for a small price, or ii it from political considerations? Does he come, here to possess the fertile land?, or to establish what he calls "Free institution?' The M isouri emigrant and the other emigrants from Southern States will be actuated by tho same motives, and that to a much greater extent. The Mia eounau3 unci other southerners are agri cultural people. The rich troad -Prairies of Kansas invite such, with their slaves to come and settle, where they can get rid lands for a mere sonfr, after sellinsr their own at a very high price. It is no trouble or expense lor the- jMissoui ians to move over ami take a claim. We venture the assertion that more bona fide settlers from the slave Slate of Missouri, mov ed into the Territory during the first week after the bill passed, than are now in the 1 erritory irom all new l-.nrlanu i it to be wondered ut then that wo out vote them. If political reasons brings them here, sure ly Southerners have as much right to be actuated by such motives as Eastern men, and vastly more interest at stake to move them." It is a well known fact that there arc not now in the Territory as many abo litionists as there were last fall at the Con gressional election. Where have-all the Eastern emigrants gone? If ice had been beaten wc would tell. Those laugh who . If the Abolitionists had succeeded they would not have raised any clamor about illegal voting. We should probably nave raiseu tnc cry. ue arc a little sur prised to see the members elect of the Leg islature charged with threatening Governor Reeder. The Governor very foolishly or knavishly claimed the right to decide con tested elections, tlio members through committee ot three, presented a protest against such assumption on his part, head init'ed his position to be wrong, and there the matter ended The next day he gave certificates of election to a majority of each House, and recognized their right to settle all contested cases, which was all that the members desired, they were willing to al low ins excellency an opportunity to escape a very ridiculous position, and there was not one hard word, or unpleasant expres sion or interruption during the interview. Gov. Reeder will give the lie to any state ment saying that any threats, or ungentle manly language was used. The Free Soitcrs were fairly beaten and will be till the end. x The friends ol Mr. Wise, at Wash ington, May 2Sth, fired from the Capitol 100 guns in honor of his election. ; Mr. Wise left for Aecomac, May 2S, at 3 o'clock, P. M. His majorities continue to roll up. Caswell county gives him 960 majority; Russell county 350; Grayson county 270. Acgregate of Lit tie Tennessee. McMullen 3100. ESS1 We are under obligation to the J II. Lucas for late St. Louis papers. She has made the qnh kcst trip of the srason being rwil only ofi Lour. ' Kansas Election Governor Beedera'per . ' verseness. - ; The members elect of the Kansas Leg islature met at the Shawnee Mission in April, and after the Election difficulties had been arranged, a cornrniltee was ap pointed to wait upon Jus excellency, and request him to convene the Legislature at that place, as there was no other place in the Territory having the necessary accom modations, andwiere board could be ob tained at reasonable rates. To this very reasonable request, he utterly refused to comply, and intimated his determination to call us to Pawnee. We then informed his Excellency that if he did force us to meet at Pawnee or any other place than the Mission, that we would adjourn the next day to that place. In despite of all this, and because of his pecuniartr interest ' in Pawned he 1ms ordered the Legislature to meet there. We will of course have to trot' but at the bidding of his Excellency but wc will trot him back next day at our bidding. We hope no one will be silly enough to suppose that the Governor has power to compel us to stay at Pawnee during the entire Session. The Bill only gives him power to convene at such place as he may think proper, after that, thank Heaven, his power ceases, and the Sovereigns hold the reins, and we pledge our word that we will drive" with a Curb-Bit" and "tight rein. An Abolition Lie. The New York Tribune publishes an extract from the St. Louis Intelligencer, as a Southern view of Kansas matters. The article purported to be an account of what the .Missourians were proposing to do with JllcCrea, a citizen of Kansas, who mur dered Clark. The Intelligencer says: "A handbill was printed and circulated all over the country, up and down the river, calling upon all Pro-Slavery men, all true friends of the South and of Slavery in Kansas, to meet on Thursday at Leaven worth City, to take into consideration the aspect of affairs and to adopt measures of proceeding in the present crisis. The handbill is signed by B. F. Stringfellow and John W. Kellcy, editors of the Smal ler Sovereign, J. Marion Alexander, and a number ol others. B. F. Stringfellow and J. W. Kelley are neither of them editors of the Squatter Sovereign, and neither one of them sign ed the above handbill, nor did either of the editors of the Squatter Sovereign. J. Marion Alexander, is from Pennsvlva- ia, and never lived in Missouri at any time in his life, and never lived where negro slaver' existed, till he came to Kan sas. Is it not strange that Mi&sbiuian3 will tolerate a press that will fabricate such in famous falsehoods as the above. We can respect a man whose prejudices are against lavery from education, but the sneaking, lying scoundrel, who under the guise of a friend, stabs us in th back, as the Intelli gencer and others who rank themselves with him. nothing but hemp should be lealt them. An Anti-Slavery Organ in Old Kentucky. liie J-iOiusviuo Journal comes out in a furious tirade against the Missouri squat ters in Kansas, and takes sides with Gov Reeder, Forney, and their affiliated free soil land speculators and abolition emigra tion societies. This is very strange. One s almost persuaded that Cassius M. Clay or Gerritt Smith has had Prentice by the button-hole in a j liable mood, in reading such strong anti-slavery sentiments as those to which we refer in the Louisville Jour lal. Lloyd Garrison, in his Liberator, if we arc not mistaken, will crow lustily over this acquisition of the great Kentucky poet and journalist to the Holy Anti-slavery al lance. J. I. Jlerald. Old Kentucky is not alone. Missouri is cursed with half a doscn as malignat, but fortunately their fangs are not so long, Prentice is powerful, for good or evil, his Missouri coadjutors are harmless, from imbecility. With the Republican and oth ers to guard the WThifirs, and the numer ous Democratic papers, to look after the morais oi me uemocracy, jviissourt is fast ridding herself of the foul blot upon her fame. Read This. 1 earns and v agons can get constant employment here. " Prairie Teams any number, can find constant work for a month to come, in thi3 immediate vicinity. Kail makers can get the highest kind of wages here, and employment for any length of time. Pine lumber of every kind, will bring the highest prices. None in the market. lumber Merchant can make a fortune here. T.& We insert this week the" Card of Messrs. Yosti and Shields, of St. Louis Wholesale dealers in Boots and Shoes. . We can recommend them to the Mercan tile world as men to be relied on. With Mr. Shields we are personally acquainted. It is only necessary to say he is a "worthy son of a worthy sire." (Gen. Wm. Shields of Lafayette being the father.) Give them a calk ESFThc Post Office Department at Washington, has received notice that post olBce will be established at the Pal acc of the Universal Exhibition at Paris for the convenience of foreign visitors that may be on a visit there. " 03Galvcston dates to the 21st ult.; mention that there had recently been heavy rain storms throughout the State, causing great rejoid!!. , . - .., Abolition Journals in Kansas. We publish below, extracts from the j Kansas Free State, shewing the light " in which they regard each other. " Can .any honest man believe the ' statements made by such men. They are all engaged in the same unholy warfare against ;: the j South, and yet they are so corrupt that each accuses the other of falsehood. One abuses the other " for exposing the frauds perpetrated by the Abolitionists, and the other accuses a third of base and willful lying, and admits that illegal voting was ; done by the Abolitionists. - - - j We doubt not, that all liands, are a ly ing j set. The only truth that has come to light is the fact of illegal votes having been polled by Abolitionists. From the Kansas Free State. The Herald of Freedom Again. We must beg the indulgence of our read ers for referring to a matter w hich can be neither important nor interesting to them; but as it is a matter in which our veracity is concerned, we hope they will forgive so frequent allusions to this old topic. We had designed to drop the subject forever, but as the last number is filled with abuse, detraction and falsehood, we cannot, injus tice to ourselves and to the cause of truth, let it pass without notice, The Herald speaking of us, says: ' "Every expedient is resorted to by those pro-slavery editors in disguise to injure the Free State party, and prejudice Missouri ans against us. The following is only one of a large number of similar statements, and all as false as the parent of vice: 'Of the 365 voters enrolled on the census list, the poll books show that about 160 alone voted, and it is also pretty evi dent that not more than one hundred of them supported this ticket- The balance of 255 votes which it received, were by those who had arrh'ed, this season, many of them, doubtless, illegal.. "The truth is, the poll books show no such thing as the editor alledges; but on the contrary, it establishes the fact that 255 free State votes out of the 365, were polled, but it can not show that they were persons who arrived this season. If shown at all it would have to be done by extrane ous evidence. There were about 30 votes polled by newly-arrived eastern men but whether they voted the pro or anti-slavery ticket, we nor the editors of the Free State have not the mean3 of knowing. The fact that there having arrived the day pre vious, does not make their votes illegal. Had they come and settled in good faith in tho Territory with the view of making it their permanent residence? All would have answered this question in the afilr mative, had, they been interrogated upon "Would true anti-slavery men labor un remittingly ' to ' furnish the advocates of slavery with evidence to be used against their own party? or does any one suppose they would work from week to week to ex cito hatred among pro-slavery men against those instrumentalities which the true men of freedom have set in motion to make Kansas a free State!' In defence of our statement which he has quoted, we shall only say, that it is the result of a comparison of the official poll and census books, and is as correct a state ment as could be given from a single care ful examination. The exact number who voted, and whose names are on the census list, was made by us precisely 155; and we still feel confident' that our estimate of 60 votes out of this number, for the pro- slavery ticket, is a correct one. The books are yet in our office, and we defy - Brown or or any other person to prove by them that our statement is false. Wc challenge ex amination, and will hold every one who denies our statement as a willful falsifier until he proves by the record that we are wrong. A bout what is required to con stitute a legal voter we do not differ with the Herald. But it is quite evident to any one who was at all observant, that of the 50 or 60 "newly arrived eastern men" (instead of 36) who voted, many of them arc not at present to be found in the dis trict. The majority of these marched up en masse and voted just before the cloSin; of the polls. And if the majority of the tickets being found at the top of the box is any evidence, we have it, and for the truth we will appeal to the judges of the election and all who witnessed the counting of thq ballot3. But reckless as we deemed the editor of. the llerald in regard to truth, we. were not prepared for such an avowal of Jesuitical principles as he virtually makes We disdain to advocate any cause that cannot bear to have the truth and the whole truth exposed, and we never will knowing' ly seek to prop up even tne nearest and holiest cause by falsehood and fraud. If suppression of truth, illegal voting, and palpable falsehoods are the 'instrumental ities which irve men of Freedom have set in motion to make Kansas a Free State,1 or for any other purpose, whether good or bad we care not we wish it to be known far and near that we are eternally at war with those who use them, and will ever ex ert all our powers to cripple those instru mentalities. . Such instrumentalities may suit the Herald's notions of moral rectitude; but no upright man can sanction them. A number of large farms are be ing made in the vicinity of Atchison. Some of our fanners are putting in from forty to eighty acres of prairie. The crops in this region never looked more promising, and if we continue to have good rains, no fear of the predicted tcven years famine need be entertained. - ' Slavery Consistent with Christianity.' We commence me publication this week, of an article bearing the" above caption, and shall continue it in each number till it is finished. We ask a careful perusal of the article by every one, and particularly by all Christians of every denomination. We assure you it is well worthy of-your perusal. We are willing to pledge our selves, that " if any Abolitionist or Free Soiler, can show from the Bible that the positions assumed, are not sustained, then we will turn Freesoiler. Departure of Governor Reeder The Kan sas Legislature not to be Dissolved. Washington, May 15, 1S55. Governor Reeder, after a short sojourn, has disappeared, like a mist, from the cap ital, without any one knowing either when, why, or how he left. It'Ts said he left with the endorsement of the Executive, so.; far as his official action had been concerned, but without anv promise of the solicited id to subject the mischief-maklDg Missou rians to law and order. He seriously pro posed to the President to dissolve the Kan sas Legislature, but liis proposition was only the subject of merriment. It is said Mr. Uusmng asked him if he iuid not given the members of the Legislature certificates that "they were duly and legally elected. He answered he had. "Then," said Mr. Cashing, "which are we to believe and res pect," your official certificate of a fact giv- n under the sanctity of an oath, or your declarations here that all law and order were violated and gross outrages perpetra ted in the election of the Legislature.' V. Y. Herald. It seems that Mr. Cushir.g is not so amiable a3the Governor expected, he has not forgotten the contemptuous manner in which Reeder treated his opinion about the Delaware Treaty. Poor Reeder, we feel for you, defeated by the Squatters, and laughed at by the Cabinet at V ashmgton. 135" Vermont must have a remarkable moral and law-abiding population, for it seems that the jails of that State only aver age three occupants each. Three are en tirely empty, two have hut one prisoner each, two others have four each, one has six, and another seven Z7.r. If she had all the emigrants, she has ent to Kansas to aid in Abolitionizing it, her iails would not le so empty. JWe welcome to our" wharf tho Sul tan, a new J3oat commanded by Capt. McCloy. Having travelled on her, we can recommend her as being a boat emi nently entitled to the patronage of the traveling and trading community. From the Captain to the Porter, all are attentive and obliging. Her table is not surpassed by any boat in the trade. " Ballou's PicTpniAi., and the "Flag of our Union" are on our table. As a Pictorial sheet, we clas3 Ballou's as infe rior to none. It is gotten up at a great ex pense to the publisher, but having an enor mous list of patrons, it is afforded at a ve ry reasonable pric- Subscription price, $3, or one copy of the Pictorial, and one copy of the world-renown Flag of our Union, one year, five dollars. This is so cheap, that all who are disposed can be accommodated. Address M. Ballou, Bos ton, Mass. LIieap Iioods. lne shelves ol our merchants are filled with a choice assort ment of goods. Examine their advertise ments, and then make your purchases. EST We invite attention to the sale of Lots at Indianola, K. T. Here is a rare chance for capitalists. . Election News. - The special election for representatives to the Legislature, . to fill the vacancies made such by informal proceedings on the 30th of March, was held on the 22d in stant, agreeably to the Governor's procla mation, which resulted in the election of the Free State ticket iu the Lawrence dis trict, as follows : Phillip P. Fowler, John Hutchinson, Erastus D. Ladd, Scattering about - - - 2SS votes. - - 2S3 votes. - - 2SG 44 - - 20 " Everything passed oft quietly, and with out interruption from non-residents. 'There appeared to be but little interest taken in the election outside of Lawrence. This, probably, arose from the fact that the seas on 'is extremely late, and farmers were busy preparing foT planting. The scattering votes were from persons who, to gratify a personal pique, strength ened the hands of the opponents of free dom by throwing away their suffrages. The whole number of voters in this dis trict was three hundred and sixiy-nine at the census in February. Kansas Herald of Freedom. HnaA.MTT is Massachusetts. A late Boston Atlas lias an article in regard to the emigrant pauper law in that State, which relates an instance of a poor white woman, who, with her babe, a Massachu setts born child, "was taken on board the packet ship Daniel Webster, shrieking and protesting against her embarkation. She was sent back without any trial by jury, without any habeas corpus writ, withoul any Faneuil Hall meetings without any thunder from the press t or the pulpit. This shows a beautiful consistency in the acts and laws of the people of Massachu setts. They go to the bitter end for the personal liberty of the fugitive blacks, but have no sympathy for that C.the white folks. " -' ; ; y " Bt-In Richmond, Va., there is a Bap tist church for nesroe, which numbers 2700 cojrsauaica ate. From the New York Iler&ld. V r Hq More Slave States. . The I Legislatures of several Northern States-f-Massachusetts, New - York, Con necticut and others have passed resolu tions declaring, among other things, that there shall be "no more slave - States. If this doctrine prevails in the North, they will have the power to enforce it in Con gress, liut it is easy to see mat me at tempt to enforce it will put us upon the high road to disunion! The only guarantee which can now insure the perpetuity of the Un ion is something like a balance of power to the South, as a breakwater in the gener al government against the aggressions of the North. This balance, before the ad mission of California, the South possessed in the Senate of the United States; but the addition of California to the free States has destroyed this equilibrium. , The South desire therefore and they have the right to ask the admission of another slave- holding State , to restore ; this lost equili brium of forces in the Senate. - To this.cnd we may expect to see Kan sas, witnin a year or two, Knocking lor admission into the Union. Should the North refuse to admit her, in the event of a constitution recognizing the existence of slavery, we are hurried to the ultimate question of union or disunion. The mo ment the South discover that the power of die North in Congress is to be devoted to the "crushing out" the institution of slave ry, the alternative of secession comes up in a palpable shape. And this is the drift of this Kansas imbroglio. All this mock philanthropy about hu man freedom, liberty, and the horrors of Southern slavery, i3 mere stuff ani non sense. The real question is union or dis union. The African race, whether as slaves in the South or "free colored Amer icans' in the North, occupy the position, socially and politically, of an inferior race, and properly so, and simply because the great Creator has made them an inferior race. In the same community with the white man, the black, enslaved or emanci pated, must forever occupy a degraded po sition. In a community purely African, even the civilised black relapses again, to African indolence and larbarism. See Hayti; see Jamaica. Stop the supplies of christianized recruits from our Southern States to Liberia, and that republic, in the space of two or three generations, would probably degenerate into a pettj' kingdom as cannibals, with a savage beast as their ruler, horrible and bloody as the King of Dahomey. The three millions of the Af rican race, the most enlightened and the happiest in the world, are the three million slaves of our Southern States. This cry of slavery, the horrors of slave ry, stop the extension of slavery, is there fore a mockery and a snare. Reduced to its final consequences, it means disruption, disunion, a war of sections, a war of races, fire and sword, anarchy and indiscriminate slaughter. And these ultimate consequen ces are interwoven into the treacherous web of this Kansas controversy. The sectional agitations, jealousies, and reven ges of half a century, are concentrated in this Kansas question. The beginuing is ominous the end will be disastrous if, right or wrong, just or unjust there are to be no more slave States." The Eesult. Wc have just heard tho result of the great convention held at Leavenworth on the 2Sth of April to depose tho Governor and to elect another in hJs place. The whole thing proved a total failure, with the exception: it was clianged into a "squat ter meeting" for the purpose of redressing some grievances growing out of the settle ment of the Delaware lands, and it ended in the death of Malcom Clark at the hands of Me McCrca, the particulars of which we have already given. AJcoinmitlee was appointed at a sub sequent meeting of the persons engaged in this transaction, to warn suspected persons to leave the territory. In accordance with tliat resolve we learn that Mr. Phillips, Mr. Grant and Mr. Warren, have each received notice to depart by a given day. An attempt was made to drive Mr. Phil- hps ofTJbut as he did not appear willing to goat his master s bidding, he was ar rested by this comraittee,taken across the river to weston, Ma, his head wa3 shaved after which he was tarred and feathered, rode upon a rail, then an attempt was made to force him to sign an instrument in writing agreeing to expatriate himself for ever from Kansas. He refused to comply but as it was found an attempt at rescue was about to be made ho was sc. at liberty with an injmiction that if lie was again found in Kansas Territory he should be hung. We afe proud to learn that the next morning he was in Learcnworth running balls, and had taken a solemn re solve that he was done with boy3 play-; We wait with great anxiety for further intelligence, which we hope to receive in( time for our regular issue. Suffice it to say a general fight was expected at last advices. Kansas Herald of Freedom. gSflt Las been five or six weeks since Phillips received his deserts, and we Jiave not yet heard of his using any o Ms Bui lds, nor of any disturbances. . CSThe President and members of the cabinet, officers of the army and navy, and a full regiment of the district militia, are now engaged in breaking ground for the National Armory, on - the public ground between'the Capitol and the -Smithsonian Institute. - Title to Lots in Leavenworth Ciiy Mb. Editor: In order that th Public condi. mind may be disabused as to the uvuui vuw uv i iu n.4. . jcaven worth &c., you will please publish in the Fron.' tier News the following extract from tie Commissioner of Indian Affairs, the Hon G. W. Mannypenny, to the Superintend.' ant of Indian Affairs. Very Respectfully, - B. F. ROBINSON, , ' - - ' - v -: Indian Agent Department of the Interior, i Office Indian Affairs, 'Apr.'4, lSoo. ... Sir: I have observed, a statement ia some of the Western papers to the effect that it had been discovered in Washington that the site or the town of Leavemvori in Kansas Territory, was not as had beta claimed by thi3 office in the land ceded ia trust by the Delaware Indians to the Ufii. ted States, and that therefore titles to lo4 in the same wee unembarrassed by any claim of the Delaware Indians by virtue cf the terms of their late treaty, and deem it proper to inform you that the statemeE: alluded to is without any foundation in fact. The town site of Leavenworth is on tL lands ceded by the Delaware Indians to li e United Sttttes in trust, for the benefit oth9 tribe, and will therefore be subject to provisions of the 5th section of the act o March 3rd, 1S55, which states that "where the uett proceeds of the lands ceded ly either of said treaties arc required to be paid over to the Indians, the President shuu cause said lands, or such parts thereof as he may deem proper, to be classified and valued, and when such classification, and valuation has been made to his satisfaction, shall cause said lands to be offered at pub lic sale ly legal subdivisions or town lot, at such times and places, and m such man ner and quantity as to him shall appear proper and necessary to carry out faithful ly the stipulations to said treaties." The provisions of tins section apply io the lands ceded in trust by the lowas, IV' awarcs, and the confederate bands rrankeshaws, Weas, Kaskasklas and Fc orias. Very Respectfully, Your Obdt. Servent, G. Wr. MANNYPENNY, Commissioner. A. CcMMiyc, SupL, &c, St. IouisM. Steamboats. The steamer Emma. Harmon ,Capt, J. M. Wi?to, was made fast at our Levee oa Sunday last, at about five o'clock p. m., if being the first steamer which was mr al our wharf, and the first on the Kansas riv er wliich was sustained wholly by private enterprise. On her arrival she was gree ted by three hearty cheers from the citi zens, which were as cordially responded to by the officers, passengers, and crew. She had on board about fifty pascngcw, besides a large quantity of freight. The Emma Harmon is a stem wheel boat with two engines of one hundred anl eighty horse power. When tight she draws fourteen inches of water; and will carry fifty tons and a hundred passengers on twenty inches of water. On three feet of water she will carry two hundred tons o' freight. She was built during the las', season, and was purchased by the present proprietors, in March last, for the Kausai river trade. Capt. Wing informs us that lie founl no obstructions in the chartnel.though whol ly unacquainted with the river previous to his present trip. The steamer left for Fort Riley aud in termediate ports on Monday morning. The steamer Financier Ji'o. 2, Capt. MortRtsox, arrived at our Levee on tho 21st, at 10 o'clock a. m. She is a fine, well built boat,of light draught, and like tho Emma Harmon, is designed to be continued on this river. Her accommodations for passengers are very excellent, and with the large amount of trade along this river she must be sustained. She had a larga amount of freight on board for this port, a- mong which was a frame building ready to put together. We shall give this craf: ; a more extended notice at another time. The Hartfokd, belonging to the Man- hat tan Company, arrived from Cincinnati, at about one o'clock p. m., tlie same day, t heavily ladcned with passengers and freigU for their new settlements at the junction of the Smoky Hill and Republican forks ol tlie Kanas, five miles above Fort Riley. She was much more heavily loaded than either of the other steamers, and like them experienced no difficulty for the want of water. The river has been up very high, 1-k! is now falling again. But a short tim can elapsa until the rise occasioned by tha melting of snow and ice in the mountain will commence. When this does t?ke pla we may look for high water for severe months. The present rates between this poiui and Kansas city, Mo., is seventy-five cent per hundred for freight, and four dollar for passengers up, and three dollars down- Kansas Herald of Freedom. The steamer Nashville, with a full com pliment of Passengers and Charleston fa pers, arrived at New York, May 2a The papers speak of a heavy thunderstorm Charleston on Friday, and in the interior copious showers. It is proposed to com mence the publication of a daily paper to advocate the interests of the Americas party. . Deax. Hon. .Waiter P. Colgrist, d Georgia, died at Macon in that State, the 7th ultimo. .. 7 , 1 iatl ? act! Aif R4 J. Jlif wr G. Pi4 Co! Gii D. J. S. T. L. T. Ti W A. F.l A r. Ai D J.i n. j. II. A 11 II G A E W Y CO iol erf G li li th Tt CO he th Li d; v - C1 trl 6' V 1 id L tl o