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' p " The Sooth, and her Institutions. " x STH rNGFIILIiO W & KEUjEY. Editors. ; ATCIIISOX, TEB., 'ESDAYNiiVEMBER 13. 1855. The tSet Advertizing 7fem ilium in the Upper- Country Olronlatlon Oxrez . I (S3T In tlti Paper tlie Iav of Congress are Published ly Au- tliority. ' FOR PRESIDE N T, Hon. David R. Atchison, of Missouri. Reeder' s Election." The mock flection for Delegate, lately held in litis Territory, his bad the effect of relieving: the minds of timid Pro-Slavery inen of all fears, as to the strength of Abo litionists. ' Heretofore the pretence has been that Border Rifffians kept the Aboli tionists froin voting that 'in truth they composed a large majority of the settlers, lint wore kept down, by the violence of Missourians. . We have known this to be false ; tut, unable to reply to all tlie false hoods of the Abolitionists, we could not satisfy our Southern friends that we were hie to protect them and their property, that they could come and bring their slaves without danger. : We confess our obliga tions to Reeder, for affording us proof con clusive, that there is, as we have so often said, a mere handful of Abolitionists in our Territory. They are noisy (at ardistance) and make many threats in secret; but, as very one --here knows, too feeble to be dreaded by the most timid. Their presses are supported by Eastern levies, and we see i: stated by, the Abolition correspond ent of tint St. Louis Democrat, that one press in Lawrence has sunk six thousand dollars already! . He also admits that in Lawrence, the Abolition centre, there are mine fire slaves, and no attempt lias lieen made ti run them oif.' We are not sur mised that the slaves are not tampered with, knowing the cowardice of. the Abo litionists, and their, dreal of our laws ; but were "surprised Ij iind any Slave-hloder willing to live in such a den of thieves. t ' To return to our subject, the conclusive -proof given by Reeder' s mock voti, that the Abolitionists in our Territory are a mere handful. By the official returns, not including some four counties, Whitfield received 2760 votes. By the unofficial statement of the Abolition' committee, Reeder received 2SG-1 votes, it is said tlrat the first returns of Reeder's vote fell so far btfhind, a second joll was ordered by the. committee, .when .the number we have given was written up! , Bat take, it as it is the Abolitionists, with no law to restrain them, free to vote or to certify votes ad libitum, , the Judges of election i:ot sworn, nothing to restrain them from voting as often as necessary, from reporting as many votes as might be expedient, had not the effrontery to report more than 2S6-1 votes! They had not only the induce ment of appearing to have a large majori ty, of being, as pretended, three-fourths of the settlers, to encourage their friends, to intimidate others; hut it was all important to the success of their application for ad mission as a State, that they should make n passable show of population. With all these inducements, so bold was the fraud, they dared not claim more than 2900 votes! On the other hand, the Pro-Slavery men had no motive for' going to the polls. Whitfield had, no opposition; hence his flection, the only inducement to rote, was certain. They had no application for ad mission as a State to make, no motive suf ficient to compensate the trouble, of attend ing the pall. There, is not a Free-Soiler who will pretend that half the Pro-Slavery vote was given at Whitfield s election; on the "contrary, they charge that his small vote was the result of the indignation of moderate Pro-Slavery men at the alleged odious acts of. the Legislature. They do not irhiitn that these Pro-Slavery men have turned Abolitionists and voted for Reeder, tit only that they abstained from voting. U i-true that many Pro-Slavery men staid at hoine and did not vote not for the rea- : 005i gixen 1 fey the Abolitionists, but ! cause there was no necessity for their neg lecting their business and.iattending'the election.;"- iny u not itve boi monism waste their suvngth in mere gassing-i i ut will always be oa hand when needed. We shall hear no more boasts' front ' Grer W. of the Ftrength-bf Abolitionistsno fears from our-ftientls in the South ; v hope t'jey will come and bring" their' !aver We need them, and we will guar antee t!wi jafe'aml profitable.' ; ; ' :. - JStgf.The f iciting contest, locating the County Seat f Leavenworth county, has finally been brcujbtio a close, by the dt vaodmfcjjiwitftioners that Delaware; irom lie.fad of ft?ceiving the largest; vottt at the Lurt cctLaa,i'jielgal Cunty ea!. r A good :ueciion, -and. one that (should rrive siitisfaction to l,rgc rnjority ot ;iitize)?of i JiVZik Coanir.: f . L.A1 U " k - U i i l - DisftstxioTts E&ilroad Accidest The following particulars of one of the most distressing railroad casualties ever recorded urthc W we gV.herffrn tKe Sl iJbuisWpers. It seems that the Pa cific Railroad has just been completed to to Jefferson city. Over six hundred in vited guests were on the cars at the ' time of the accident, and it seems to be a mi racle that so small a number were killed: -The first carnality upon owrM6i" R: R. has precipitated possibly a hundred mehlnto'the presence bfjheir maker tne; hest anen of the State eminent law yers, merchants, and legislators, are all burned , in- a .-common ruin. -In-looking over tne list we see many of the old ,and Stirling citizens of St. Louis, among the killed, we shrink appalled from re-capitulation of the frightful details they will strike terror into every heart, and arouse the universal sympathies of our bereaved PeOple. "'" -''Wrawwl iriv. uaww Ten cars full of passengers fell oflfpell mell, one'after another over a leap of 30 feet into the Gasconade river. How any escaped is the oply wonder. v The cars in from the Gasconade Bridge arrived last night at 12 o'clock. ' They had been detained several hours at Bocufl creek, some miles beyond Wash ington, where the bridge had broken down... The disaster was caused by the high water in that stream. The cars con taining the dead bedies, were", detainned on the west side of the stream," and it was determined to return to Hermann, where a ferry boat was in readiness to bring them to this city. : . ci: u r? The following is a complete list of the dead, so far as they had leen ascertained. It is supposed that one or two' other bod ies were yet to be recovered. : ' Chappel, father of J. T. Chappel. Rev. H. Bullard, B. B. Dayton, Mann Butler, Thomas Gray; Rev. Mr. Teas dale, S. Best, Patrick Barr, Mr.- Mott, representative Irom Dunklin county, T. SiO'Sullivan. chief engineer, E. C. Yosti, (firm of Shields &Yos.i,( C.Case, E. C. Blackburn, J. A. Rose, Henry Choteau, Capt. O'Flaherty, Joseph Harris of St. Louis co., E. C. .Jeffries, rep. of Frank lin co., Adolphe Abelcs, George Eberle, Lynch, R. M. Dabois, W.Houn, J. Finnegan, Bryan. . , , . Two were not identified, and one ne gro. , ;" . Mr. Moore, , of Cape Girardeau, died at the Hospital last night. . ; ; . . ' Mr. Of Neil, the engineer, was left at Herman very, dangerously injured. ..Some, of the bodies of the . dead, were marked with unusual and terrible mutila tions. One of the survivors informs us that he saw two corpses with tlire entrails torn out by splinters. It is not yet practicable to give a com plete, list of the wounded, among so many passengers, and where few escaped with out a cut or contusion. The following not named in yesterday's article, suffered more serious injuries. Robt. Forswith. ankle broken and shoul der hurt. : ... , L James Kaekly, colored, leg broken. Missouri Legislature.' We take from the TrI-Weekly Argus, the following telegraphic report of the organization and first days proceeding of the Missouri Legislature. ' Much inter est is every where manifested in the ac tion of that body, and the question of elec ting a United States Senator, is of vital importance to Kansas. We will, proba bly, on next issue, chronicle a victory of the pro-slavery party, in the re-election of Hon. D. R. Atchison, or record less pleas ing news, the success of the free-soil-in the election of some other man. Jeffersox CiTr,' -Nov. 8. Fobewoos SEssio.v.Senate. Noth ing ol importance trarfcpired. Rev. Mr.. Hollis elected Chaplin, to fill vacancy oc casioned by resignation of RcV. Mr. Fac ler. Mri Scott was duly elected sargearit at-arms, to fill vacancy occasioned by the death of Mr. Harrises. ' On' motion adw journed until two o'clock P. M.'- -'" ArTER!oo!r SEssiriie. Nothing of im pnrtance. "Mr. Richardson introduced a bill to change a portion 6P State road leading from Mempnis' to Kibsauqua,- passed. ' Mr. Carr an"'- act sliippleirrenta' ry to an act to encourage aglriculhire.t passed.- - : ; i Mr. Holmes, a bill to incorporate the Collier White Lead and Oil Coinpany, which was read a' first and second "time, and refered to committee on 1 banks' and corporations.- ' - . ' " : - ' " Mr. Carr, an act to refund certain mo ney, passed. -: ; - - By the same an, act - for the relief of Jas. Johnson, Mary D. Johnson, and Em ily F. Johnson, passed.- ; ;- ' - - Mr. Sharp introducod a resolution, re quiring Secretary of State to furnish eah Senator with a copy of Journal bound and indexed. Adopted. ''-' 'C- ' - n Mr. Rogers, an act to establish a Fer- , ,T i Z 7,.. . Taar "U1 aaaiBS ,n ol- vnanes. i'asscu. v Mr. B!w; an ' act. to -incorporate tlie fraternal Hall Association of St. Louis '.passed."'; o I ls vac: Mr. Carson, bill for relief ef the heirs of P. IL Sloan. ! Passed. 7 1 , On motion Senate adjourned I until ten Mock to-morrow.. fn : :---".ttz : -H- HOUSE.;' r. i v,i Noching- urorth reporting." ; - a i - - v 2 Dr. A-twod member -elect noaCtr boU co.; wi 'aafted and tookHiU seat. Few I iTSi passed hat f no- iaipertancr Gov. 'Price aent in- 'i umbos' taking-i f'aajv: jiPtinds ia';atnr''k lri4rsa-h9&tmri h.jrf-K&!4 c tvt State Lien and in fact opposed aH-:relief to the Facifid road, the others he Votiteftd ed do not need any relief. 'r' iig fV; tn Houseelectidn . of door-keeper, re setted' in choice of Kennard, Benton Dem ocrat:, ; f':u fi'VK'X ' ,tr. Brown ( St Louis, called for a committee to inquire into the fraud by which the late liquor law for Sl Louis, was signed. Rich development- expect ed. ." " ' SENATE. tUNorj9; In Senate this morning question was sprung -n inrolrin-iegality of election "of President, Mr. f Rawlins, he, was, elected in 1853 by resolution, and the 22nd sec tion, of article 3rd, required it to be done riva voce,r and proscribed "oher matters not cemplied with in his election. The matter wasreferre'd to a committee, who shortly reported election illegal."5 Ballot was taken, Messrs. Carson, Morriss and Rawlins being nominated. Mr. Carson withdrew; and on the foarth ballot Dr. Morriss was was elected President of the Senate by a majority of three votes. " HOUSEL Nothing of importance was done.' The general ballot system was killed by a close rote. Several parts of revision were read and agreed to. ' ' ' : ' " ' ' Good many local bills' introduced and passed." ' ' " ': ' ' Anxiety manifested with regard to the result and effect of election of U. S. Sen ator. Lxenerally understood second Mon day in November, tliejr go into joint ses sion for that purpese. r Both Houses got fairly to ''- work, but hare not got proceedings. " . Letter from Gen. Atcbision. : We publish below ; a - letter written , by Gen. Atchison, iu reply to an invitation to attend a celebn-.tion of the battle of King's Mountain. ;Tie letter is brief, but point ed, and presents in: a striking aspect ; the struggle now going on in Kansas between the altolitionists and the pro-slavery men. The results that would follow thei aboli lionizing of Kansas are stated in the most impressive; manner: r Pt-ATTjs City, Mo., Sept 12, 1355. GrTi.EMiJi Your letter of- invita tion, renesting my attendance at the cel ebratiou of the King's Mountain has been received. It will be altogether inconveni ent for me to be present on that occasion. I have certain duties, both private and pub lic to discharge at home. The battle of King's Mountain was fought by the whigs under the lead of Campbell, McDowell, Shelby, Seviei and Williams, against the tones under the ' gallant Ferguson. We have a similar foe to encounter in Kan sas, on the first Monday in October next. The "border ruffians," such as fought with McDowell, Shelby, &c on the one hand, and the abolitionists such men as fought with Ferguson, on the other. We (the "border ruffians") have the whole power of the Northern States to contend with single-handed and alone,' without 'assist ance and almost . without sympathy froih any quarter; yet we are undismayed. Thus far have we been victorious ; and with the help of God we will continue'" to conquer. " ' ' Gentlemen, I thank yon for the kind ex pression in the concluding -paragraph ' of your letter "three cheers for Atchison and Kansas f I have read this para graph to sundry of the "border ruffians. and their eyes sparkle; their arms are nerved. We have been- acting, on the defensive altogether; the contest" with us is one of life and death, and it will be so with you and your institution, if we fail. Atchison, Stringfellow, -! and - the "border ruffians" of Missouri, fills a column of each ' AMition paper published in the North; abuse most foul," and falsehood un blushing is poured -out. upon us, and yet we hae no advocate in the Southern press; and yet we .received no- assistance from the Southern States. But the tune will shortly- come when that assistance must and will be rendered; ..the stake the "bor der ruffians are playing for is a mighty one. If Kansas is abolitionized Missou ri ceases to, be a slave State, and New Mexico becomes a free; State, California remains a free State ; but if we secure Kansas as a ; elave - State Missouri is se cure; New Mexico and Southern Califor nia, if not ail of it, becomes slave State; in a woid, the prosperity or the ruin of the whole South depends ou the Kansas strug gle., . , . . . ... . . Your obedient servant, .. . . D. R. ATCHISON.. : Messrs. W". B. Wilson, . Jno. L. Miller, , , and Sam. W. Mellon, Com. of. In- vj tut ion. ,: , . .-. -. Border Suffiaaa. ' . ... ., If as Reeder says "Kansas is a con quered country" it will be seen by the re turns of his vote,- that it was an easy mat ter forMissourians to conquer ' his; squad of abolitionists There is hardly a border county in Missouri that cannot outvote aJl the abolitionists in Kansas. Platte .and Clay together could spare the men and net . - - I ' . . miss 'hem : not only to outvote, but to drive .... . i ' . n ' every abolitionist. from the- Territory.. ,c; ""CSaTIt i sjikI, by undoubte4l authority, that the wife of a roarer juf . Kentucky, u fees' live. mttle?snakes,Jbr garters! 1 " . f3-r If voanT f aditn m now-n Jsv dui - r j j not' Mcmw" .feneTr- at- ;jl!arteen,wTnrn 2E&SS&S. Election of Dthgd$ ((rCiingrtis-jfyri-diaJovs Jilotieefrom G&r. Retdtri and a tart Reply from Gen: ! WhhUfiMZl.r ToHoir. J. W. ,Witmif-vi Sia: Please take notice that. I shall contest your right, to a seat in thenext Congress of ? the ; United States, as Con gressional Delegate of the Territory of Kansas.jBnd that the depositions, of .wit-, nrsses to prove the invalidity of the law underwhicb. your alleged. election took place, and (he illegality of rotes: cast: foi Tfni, W-i-. j Jit nlv.J ' will be taken at the following times and placesr before some,'iudgeMstice-or com petent person, at .which t.imes and, paces you "nay attend; ff yoihlnV'properi to cross-examine: - . - On the 5th, 6th and 7th of November next at the house of E. pi KJ Garrey, m the town of Topeka. On-the- 8tbof Norember next.' at the American Hotel, in , the town of Kansas', Missouri. ; '" " ' ' On the 9th. 10th and 12th of November next, at the office of S. N. Simpson, in the town of Lawrence.- .- ; I ' On the 13th and 14th of November next, at the house of Henry Hollenberg, on the Vermillion branch of Blue River. On the loth of November next, at the house of W. W. Moore in Mooresburg. ,On the 16th and 17th of November next, at the old hospital building at Fort Scott. .. , On. the 19th and 20th of November next, at tlie house of James Hughes, in the town of Ossawattomie. On the 22d of November next, at the house of Lotan Smith, in Council City. . On the 23d, 24th and 2th of Novem ber next, at the office of William Philips, in Leavenworth City. AH which said places, except the town of Kansas, are in the Territory of Kansas, and the time of commencing at each place, will be 10 o'clock, A. M.; and if it is found impracticable to take said deposition atth! houses named, " they , will be adjourned, with" notice ' at the time; to a more conve nient place. - ' Any other.. notices which you may re ceive for the same purposes, signed by G. P. Lowry, Esq., R. Coates, Esq., M. J. Parrott, Esq., or G. W. Brown, Esq., on my behalf, will be authorized bv me. ' ..;..-;-, i ; 1 A. H. REEDER. Kaxsas Ter, Oct. 16, 1853. . To A. It. Rexder, Esq : S i a : I am in receipt of a paper bearing your signature, dated 16th tnst., in which I am requested to take notice that you will contest my right to a seat in the next Con gress of the United States, as Congres sional Delegate of the Territory of Kan sas, and that the' deposit ions of wituesses to prove the invalidity of the law under which my election took place, and the ille gality of voles cast for me on the first day of October, instant, will be taken at cer tain times and places, and before certain legal functionaries, in the said paper par ticularly specified. I tm also invited to be present at these times and places to cross-examine the witnesses ; and am fur ther notified that other notices wiuch I may receive for the same purposes, signed bv tl. P. Lowry, Esq., R. Coates, Esq., M. J. Parrott, Esq. or G. W. Brown, Esq., on your behalf, will be acknowledged by you. ", . -. . '. , ... - '-. The first remark that I shall make in reference to this most singular notification is, that inasmuch as you have left the Ter ritory, and have designated no place' at which yeu can be addressed ; and inas much as the subject matter is of public i rather than of. private; concernment, I deem ! it proper to" reply through the medium of J tbe Pul,,jc Prcss- , . . , - 1 observe that, whilst' you declare an intention of contesting' lny right to a seat in the Congress of the United States, you specify no ground upon which to entitle yourself to enter into such a controversy. uy me plainest principles oi common sen and common law, ; the man who seeks to drag another before the tribunals of" the country, is bound to show that he has a right to be asserted . or a wrong to b re- j dressed. " In the absence of such showing be has no right to put any man upon the j defensive, nor to invoke the instrumental! , ty of the law. You have not alleged that any rights ol yours have-been infringed by my election, aud consequently, by your own showing, you are precluded irom ma king yourself" a party to such a contest as that in which you seek to engage. ' Tlie idea of running ait over the Terri tory for the purpose ol collecting testimo ny to prove "the invalidity of the law" un der which I was elected, is. absurd, and betrays a shameful ignorance of the insti tutions under which we live. ' In this coun try, the validity or invalidity of law is de termined by courts of competent jurisdic tion, created lor tho purpose, and not by the oaths of witnesses, however numerous intelligent or truthful. ''"The'snme remarks are appliable to the project of proving, by oral testimony, the illegality of votes cast for me on the 1st day of October instant. The legality or illegality of a vote is mat ter or legal deduction', to be drawn from the facts of the particular case, and not itself a fact Susceptible of liemg established by any kind of testimony."- For these and olhcrt jrcasons, which might, be assigned, yoa will readily perceive , that I refuse te recognhceryou as having any rights in the premises, and decline giving attention to the subject mutter of your notificatien.L. f If an inconsistency, coming. from' snch a quarter, were worthy of remark, I would advert to your proposition to take deposi tions "Itefore some Judge Justice or some other competent person." merely observing that in this Territory such officers are the creatures of that law whose validity yoa deny. " -. .But. though you have forborne to assign any valid reason for impugning -my elec tion, I am not therefore ignorant of .the hopes and purposes . by which yon and your confederates ' are actuated. ; When I Tvnmrc into -U1I9 XPrniOI V, niwio ti jjrt - . . . - f-tU, -11,r1r&t,.? your energies, in good laitli, to the discharge of your , official duties, ;aid ypuiamie into this i Territory, instead 6T to prrparirg the, wny, for the introduction of laws 'adapted to the condition of swirty VOUf whnli i Jm tra tiniil in frflnfn- lent device for enrichhv vour3Vtf.ond?Ufitl tne prompt in the defence of my or saLshpinthe ernaLfi-sbrtion; of; '.i. - .;. -.r i - - .. . I 8 J. f . , 1 . 1 1 ; . .:r VL.ir.j; r-..?r r i r"" .it !nartvr - "SAmV r3AiYf -&$wljt x&rUI 4' ii,:tt,or-l iHegal.that itffiifit for this w tbe rboi-? 'n-of mi..:c lWo.vn auayv , VrM fti Ir-Sl came my duty to denounce them in the proper quarter and for them you were e rent oaliy rett red 1 rma. ofSe. For oLis denunciation Tubeeamecey bitterpersoi- al enemy, nnd this ia one cause of yoor impotent enbrt to hare, my election an nulled, "it v t When, after xnanjBioathsd" needless anarch v and conlusion m the iemtorv. Lyou at length yielded to the importuni ties of the people lor the election ol a jueg TEiatrreABseniblyfand issued yomrproda mation for that purpose, you thought that you had taken , measures jor naringr an orej-whelming noajority ;of your political allies on the ground. But in this you .were,des.tinedJoilisaprwintmfint,and of the thirty-nine members composing the two houses of the Legisiature.thirty-eight were your political opponents. This body you convened at the remote town site (for 4 town nis noj) of Pawnee, in order tliat, by IIBlKiniT it me ivuiuorary st-ui vi - uunrn inenJUand byihe, ,expenditute pf public money there, you might be further enrich ed as one of the owners of that locality. The place, being destitute of houses of all kinds, even of rooms in which to deliber ate, and .of all. the necessaries-r-to say nothing of the comforts of life the Assem bly, at an early day," adjourned to a place where the ' wants of its members could be better supplied.; .This removal, so im perative called for by the . circumstances, and so fully authorized by numerous pre cedents you have chosen to ' make the pretext Upon which to invalidate the whole code of laws enacted by that body so that .if, your councils should prevail, the people of . the Territory would be as much without the protection of law to-day as they were a year a go, when you first came amongst them. - Being thus foiled in all your underta kings, disappointed in some of your most hopeful prospects of gain defeated in your hopes of having a Legislature sub survient to your views, ''aud the sword of justice, long suspended over you, having at length fallen, you moodily retired for the concoction of new mischief. You are first seen in conclave with the most rabid Abolitionists of the Territory, putting forth doctrines subversive to law and good gov ernment denouncing the acts of the Leg islative Assembly, though that body was elected in pursuance of your own procla mation, and the members bore yaur certi ficate of election, as void, aud of no binding fdrce and pledging yourselves to a united resistance. As a part of the disorganiza tion schemes adopted, and, doubtless, sug gested by you, a mock election was deter mined to be held on the 9th inst., for a del egate to Congress, notwithstanding tliat the first of the month was the day legally prescribed, for that purpose. '; At such a pretended election, held not only, without color of law, but in open violation . of law, you came forward as a candidate, and I suppose some " weak-minded and evil-disposed persons may have voted for you. How many, I am not concerned to know for no numbers could impart validity to a proceeding so lawless and disorganizing. Ami it is with a list of votes thus obtain ed, taken and certified to by judges bound by no oaths, and recognizing no law for their government, votes given by persons of no defined qualifications, and restrained by. none, of the penalties which attach to illegal or fraudulent voting, that you will apply to the House of Representative's to vacate my seat, in order to make room for you. . ' For . carrying out : so . monsti ous a purpose, you , calculate .largely upon . the political complexion of that body, (a por tion of-which is 'known to "be infected with the most loathsome heresies of the time.) : - - .: 1 . ' - : . I confidently predict that 'ou are again reckoning without your host, and believe that 'the'" House.' of Representatives will regard the niere suppositions that it could lend itself to so -revolutionary and high handed a proceeding, as a libel upon its character, prompt I y . le , resented. You may succed in engendering ill feeling in the halls of Congress, and in gaining for j-our-self a sort of notoriety Which, however un enviable,' you seem to prefer to the obscu rity which befits you; but other advanta ges you will not obtain. In the meantime you may enjoy the ignoble satisfaction of having introduced and fomented an amount of discordant feeling and insubordination to law in this Territory, which it will re quire the labors of many better men to and , from which your misguided dupes aud followers have every thing to fear. For I speak hot the language of threat and bravado, but of sober reason, when I say to you that -the 'I people of this Territory are. deterniied to have laws ami to enforce them, whatever may be the hazards or the sacrifices. 1 submitted my 'name as a candidate, anu received the votes of the law abiding portion of the poeple. in conformity to an enactment of the Legislative Assembly ot the Territory. If there was anything in the constitution or conduct of that body calculated lo invalidate acts, it w'll be time enough for me to refuse obedience, when a court of competent jurisdiction shall have so declared. I abjure, as revolutionary, and destruc tive' of all social order, the doctrine held by you and your associates, of a right in the individual, to eet up his private judgment in opposition to constitute autliority. As an Amaericau citizen, I hold it. to be my duty to yield obedience to the laws un der which ! live, and to contribute my aid towards enforcing the obedience -of others and this without reference to my individu al opinion respecting their moral force or political expediency. It is precisely be cause you are swayed by opjwsite senti ments." that you, now seek to embroil' me in a harassing controversy. : ' In conclusion, I T will only further say, that this brier exposition is not given as due to you, but to the end that the atten tion of the American people, and of -that hotce-of Reprcsentatiies to which you in tend to appeal, may- be directed ; to tlie true nature and grounds of the. strife you seek to provoke. 'A nil though I shall pa) no regard to your preliminary movements, you will yet find that 1 shrink fioth no in vestigation .however searching.. - If the House ot Representatives .shall so far for get its self-respect anil its. jenrd for patri otic dmyasje iSroVr a scrutiny npou such shon?a you will be' able to r make yeu own rights and these ot my -comtitueuts.; , , . ... j. - mil- illii. 31 r i - irr i ctt urTiipri . - 1 - r- . . . f ...72...r..i l' .mCi,'l.l VJTexas . Correspondence. SisA JtTowio, Texas, Ort.,4,55. j ""McgsfsrEpiToas rT-mastsay to you that my expectations were fully realized in your most valuable' pa pcT,: and numbers yi persons iownomr i snare -iven ..copies have promised to send Jbr it! The SoulJ is greatly indebted to you for the hardships you hare undergone, and the manly course you have taken in'defendinhefjrights, and time honored institutions in the new Territory of Kansas.' t May fyou long live ,u auiuuiic iuc i iguis ior wuicn you nave npWyjtruggled.I , feeljj a ..uty, that, er- ery "Southern man. whose heart is imbued Nvith the high and noble sentiments that should rule the action of every true South erner, and that wishes to see Kansas come into the Union as one of the banner slates of the South -should subscribe- for the Squa iter Sovereign, so as to enable you to make it one of the largest and best. pa pers in the South. - No one can deny for a moment, the- importance" of keeping up an able journal in Kansas, to advocate bur rights in a Territory so well adapted to slave labor. I believe there is no place in the Union where more can be made from the labor of slaves than in your rich and fertile plains. ; And your climate is well adapted to persons moving from Mary land, V lrgima,, N. Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky,-' and Missouri, and I have no doubt but many persons from more1 South ern States could enjoy the besf of health in those beautiful and richest of prairies ; which was intended by our Maker for the growth of hemp, tobacco, wheat, com &c, which can be better produced ' by slave labor than any other. A great many per sons that I have conversed with South: seem to be astonished when I tell' them that any common farmer after he gets his farm open in Kansas would be able to make clear of all expenses from five to six hundred dollars to the hand. They seem to think that Texas, Louisiana, "and the rich bottoms of the more ' southern States are the only places that any thing like the above i amount can be made. What I say is from several years experi ence on the borders of your -Territory. There has been several letters sent to bur Southern journals, written by persons professing to be Southerners, to deter per sons South and South-East, from moving to Kansas. I was surprised to see any persons South that would believe those letters; for they might have seen in a mo ment that they were written by persons who were tools for the Abolition Emi grant Aid Society, hoping thereby to gull tlie South out her rights, and enable the Abolitionists of the North to carry out Ai?tllish designs. ' iltaJ'I not have been affected with the bronchitis, I would now be with you, and would have the pleasure of once more vo lingfor the tried friend ef the South and the Union,- Gen. Whitfield for the Rep resentative in Congress. Although de nied that privilege, I am in hopes that others at my home far away, will be of some service in the 'Goos Question, and should an emergency arise, in which your rights as Southerners should become threat ened to greater extent by tlie fanatics of the North. J We who aje ; now living on the South western Frontier, are compelled to pro tect ourselves at present from the wild savages, who are at this time ' com milling depredations all ( around, in.twelvu miles of this city of ten thousand inhabitants, and 'head-quarters of one wing of the Southern army of regulars, consisting of six bilkers and no nun.- The Govern ment will I expect, accept of the offer of our Governor to furnish the militia toexter miuate the race, or drive them back into Mexico; and should you get into trouble, while our hands are in, we would make good rangers for most any service, and will stand by you until the last trunfp is own- Adieu for the present. W. P. G. Kansas Hatters at the East. . The annexed extract is from' a ' letter in the New York Daily Times: '' ' ; -., 'The speech of Gov. Shannon to 1 his new subjects of Kansas causes much dis quietude" here. The Administration de sired Gov.' S. to' co-operate effectually, but quietly, with Atchison arid Stringfellow ; in establishing Slavery in the Territory. ! Of course it wa very far from their pur pose that he should go spouting aud blus tering abo'it the'eountry. so as to get into the Norther 'papers that he was in favor of introducing Slayeryl aiKl meant to favor tliat cause with the money and patronage of the General Government. But, though Shannon disappointed tliem, he will be fully sustained, and the Kansas drama will soon be concluded. Indeed the cur tain is already falling. ;The" assemblage called a Legislature has passed a parcel of the; most infamous statutes,' which would disgrace a tribe of Indian Thugs, of which the ot jet-t is to expel the Free State" set tlers from the Territory. Those laws. Shannon says he recognizes, and will en deaor to' execute. That Ji the work' he was sent to Kansas to do, and we may presume that he or StriHgTellow will do it. Whitfield will be re-clecteiilito Cougresst a nd will be admitted to Stake his seat, 'In two or three yea rs Kansas' will be a Slave Statr 'of the' Union. 5 The. Jperson Svlio doubts that; after "seeing what has been done in the " past, two years; is a'doltupon nimtfr 6r demonst rat ion f would whom argftniwt or deinonstration would whom argti: saw and taidUhat STi t- r iwwioie toot savingKaEsas to Freedo 2eepitopen to aetCers fWFree State, was byofKnsy and action hfvetioweqBsuypass More Treason in Kansas 77e Cnu A gentleman from the interior of kVd. sai,;in whom we Karl: TaijpIicH confid- called yesterday evimzig i odr office, s spe startling facts that shouij arouse'eveiylibbleTnd wcVsonbf Mii. 6aand KknMvnd-"MastBeai,'-toligt up tne camp cres on every hill and in ere. ry valley, and keep them blazing with noining aoove their bnUiaatigUue but the uncocqurrable banner of law And The time has now arrived, and we say dowpf with thetraitorsl ' Scarcely have the startling deTCW ments by" Mr." Laughlin been confirmed when more overt acts of treason are ex posed to' the gaze of an outraged people. ' tvnen our, inionnant felt Osavrkee he traveled '.in company with a gentleman from Kentucky, who designs settling ia the Territory in the direction of Atchison, where about 20 miles from Osawkee thej stopped at the house of one " Baker wio lives comfortably off thejroad aide abuta mile They found here a wagon hnrily loaded with guns and amunition, and, ou entering' the house they found about men, none of whom could say coir, earnest ly abusing the Legislature' and glorifying Reeder. ' '.- During . a few minutes, several more came in, and produced orders; or written strips, of paper, to Baker, who went out and furnished each of them with a gun and some powder and cartridges, when they Quietly walked away. Our informant saw not less than ten - go away with arm and as they went out of the house to mount their horses, they examined the wagon and saw at least 100 rifles aud mnsfceft and several- kegs. of powder, and eight or ten boxes, that they supposed to couuin pre pared cartridges. This is the extent of our information, and it proves another link in the chain of evidence that the Aboli tionists of the north are arming the Trait, ors." We are nbalarmists,and have hrarl the rumors of Abolition treason in Kansas, with much incredulity, but we are now convinced that Treason stalks abroad, atxl that prompt measures only can save tlie Country and the Union. Now is the time to strike, and we hope to see Inw and or der armed as becomes freemen, sweeping over the people of Kansas Tri-llltklj Jlrgus. JKU" The effect of the Louisville atnw hies may be inferred after reading ucu paragraphs as the following, whicb' we copy from the Louisville Times: Stili. they co. We are- sorrow to learn tliat our neighbor, H. Bauer r has clo sed hfs house, and intends leaving for Can ada in a few days. Mr. B. has, wkhin the last two or three years, invested sere ral thousand dollars in - the btfsioeM in which he is engaged that of a brewer. This he is determined to sacrifice rather than stay in Louisville. lie rays thathe feels' that there is no protection for life ot proper here. Mr. Baner has alrmiy pur chased property in the ' city cf Hamilton, Canada. Asotiiib. A German, a resident of this city for some time past, who was here at the time of the riots, and . about inves ting $20,000 in the country property jut above the city, has sold out a f w ago snip ed by express to New York his money, amounting to 27,000, and has started with his family to New York, thence t Germany, his own native land, where, as he declared before leaving Louisville, ha children would not be insulted, and looked upon as intruders and enemies to tlie coun try that he had avowed eternal allegiance to. ! ; . .- ; Tub Victims. Th'e;LooisvflIe "Jour nal says that the difference Tetween the number of foreign and native bom eitizens killed in the riot, is but small, and the cor oner can bear witness, and many hundreds of others can bear witness that the first persons killed on both" extremities of tie city were Americans shot down like dogs by unseen foes. ... r i . t . ,. , . ; To which the; Louisville Times, ' make the following crushing reply: , The difference between th' foreign and native-born citizens fciTed is only three t- fifty; and if the coroner could , find; out all about the riots, he could " no doubt bear witness that the first outrages were by know nothings; that the first shots were hf know nothings: that the first - killing was by know nothings; , that the only house burned were by know, nothings; that the only infant murdered , was by .know noth ings; that the only women burned bv tlie know nothings; thattheady mirnhiiiig was by kuow nothings; and that the only persons who were slvot and throws in tle flames of their own burned dwellings were by know nothings.' . , " 1 "A Ckht'ai ?f ' Cvas roa a RATTtr S ?r a k c Bits oa' Swoeik Sn-te. Tak the yelk of a good egg. p- u'o tea-cup, stir in as much sik a will make it tk enough to. : run? 6T, and 'spread aIar. to 'the wound, ami I Would inauie your ! foVa ixpepceTheubibex .ha tried the abere reinedr in a nonier of - ' and never liierr it to fail To our. -P Tzx I and never tote KJl to '.ail J oue. - ziisiAf lf.CHirf CUn wen, W. t M. If 1 frnlr 1 iiiorel ! idea I CM 1 towl 1 littf I atoinJ ami runuiS the 1 ii".- Sic- til-wi.