THE BIG BI$$p$fp38:
JOHN P. CONK - - --, EDITOR.
The Bath (Mo.) Times says a company
&ag been formed and the means obtained
ftfttm: rneBig'BlueKfv7 In'Kansas; and
ut up an extensive saw mill and stone
laving mills, withr room for other 'ma
3tiBery and constant power.? f ; r
. he: above-quoted extract waiiaken
ifeman jCasJern; paper" ia which it" was cir-
$uJatiDg'asanewBilem; and it is the first
tpprba, audVcontains the only informa
tion of 19 important movement 'that we
M yet have been able to obtain. And we
f resume7! is riew to ih'osf If the' people1 of
v -g iV Hngu UiV UtUSb UOYD UUCU
wisfaeti'for the7 ertablisninent among them
& so great a Blessing1 as a flouring 'mill
would fibe. 'We rsay Wished for hlessing,
laying aside their actual'1 demands for such
. aainstitution. -The'Big'BW IiiVer'trav-erses'tbe-entire
'length bf'sixi counties in
Jnsas and Nebraska, besides"'bordering
and penetrating w'ith':itsf Various 'branches
any i other- adjoining 'counties. l Rising
lajtfebrafikaj'spnie' sixty miles northeast
f Fort Kearney, and pursuing a sbutb
easfcrlyrcburse, '"ibr "over ' two "hundred
jmlesflwhenttemptiesinto the'Kansas, to
gether withits tribufah&iit presents a" large
Galley, rictf and ' Vxfe'nsWinn natural re-
tefeesftr'ilfr estab'Iishnrent'an'd gener
,ouiuiaaiortenlttod of 'thV WhWacturirig
dpteresfs; rwtfhe -'Valletsefr Sdntaining
-ie best? of lafidfind'-8urT6a'naednnr'Yac'b
daide byriotfancharable'3 son.isj'witirtKe
increased' advantages wnichrmeo"hanIcarla
ifceraaltstiUW improvement would 'lend
it,caplrbVorWomma!nding Whe trade ' of
oaotoHly thldlalf 'dozen cotoeVirHich'are
T$mmedietelyifribbtaryl,io itDul the 'traffic
eef raiarge Bcbpeduntradjorni'n th?m.
But the valley alori&'Iobdly calls fbr'rach'
approvement; andwou'd sustlftfnnw' quite
.a iiP,?rfant,busijiefsrand wjtji a, grooving
tlemfi(nr,-nwouto .produce a constantly 'in !
jraaang uenjsnn, Djjwouiaw,gi,Y tto .tne
-xlWB"8 IJ01001 W?T vaueyj ,tne
0jspre a5tivq duties .belonging to the agri
cultural and, commeralrela of the'
(mhweatern.cougtry.; rf f u -rr '
Li I AfiWft f!"a 99Pnectlnwtjiinay ask, at
GUargafc, point pntjie Big ,Bac river is there
30a betteV qnjagt05,a jouder ca for the
esjahjishment xyt extensive machinery
.jr.tiqularly,tliat for a ftf uriagjmUj, than at
ir - til- o . o a j'
? jlfiutuymxiffft 1 4 oomw . ,imy ,- miies - ais
ianjtrjOraanhatUnrCat.the mouth of the
Blue, where there is alspa .oriogmill
e believe,)-and situate at the r.crossing of
iuo xiiuo uy iub grcai juiury noau ieaa-
.Jag from tho Missouri nver towns to be
w&erVor'fe: AilSiw 1arfnS5i! TTtn
''fe?d CHtlffoVhiiiitipfovjd w;th a ma
iii eturera-Teady sale'forc&cir labor.' The
eflfgriculfurah.kdvantageslf thovp!ace;l br
5;l4tsiniaediate ;surroa acliDgr- tae farms ly
n tiwgiori theifbrka aid bain .branch-' of the'
YenpiUioo and Li't'tle'-Bluei' itndtlM. re
himm&mwm ? .8.,8?,rro3n?ed;
pome w atr aaTaaugepi auoa;and
"Uti fepiu'loO'Mttie' maaufact
.:... ..:.. .v ir iiii(j0irw.'I4
rjafibplt aaH fbrr.itt WblkhMent .aa'd the'
able w muck larger, atroiicer and hu
poiedio -bamuch. mora darabla th an die,
- ., i . . rjj.
couia easuy oe railed, turelva .;;NMai.
a.tutnfic in tot summer of nxt year. J
tho cable, and it .coaW d laid-acrow tha
n C3 iSiVFrfWaJLry Ewa,
tiba title of a M fcfc; fMa lW
interests of 'ths soldier and to a record of
the scenes of tho var. It is filled with
useful ard interesting natter.
Democratic and syapatkutng conservative
pri, thatW,Predit'had avtrt th
return to their masters of fugitive slaves,
and other acts -in keeping-with this, Jbe is.
reported, in an interview with -a distin
guished gentleman, as saying, " that (tie
idea of closing the schools, referring to
Stanley's action in North Carolina and
sending back fojitiyc slaves,- and search
ing vessels going North, never bad ema
nated from his Administration ' Stick Un
order had never leen given hy imt nor
would it be tolerated by him or his Admin
lstration. Such, wd have always believed, is and
has been throughout this war, the true po
sition of lionest, straightforward Abraham
Lincoln. Though surrounded by pro-
slavery influence urging, threatening, ssk
ing, begging, all in the same breath j
tboughvdouble-faced traitors, willing do
the bidding of the slave power, gain posi
tion in the Departments and then 'skulk
ingly and cravenly use their power against
the Government the President's true po
sition stands out boldly, and bespeakd for
the Administration its unwavering fidelity
to Freedom and the rights of man.
The Pacific R. R. The bill was
taken up by the Senate on tho 21st and
jpaased with only. 5 negative votes. It was
sent to the Bouse for acceptance, and-by
that body referred to the Select Committee
on the, Pacific Railroad. We shalllsoon
haar, undoubtedly, of .its' becoming a law.
Ti.' -i,r. '. '6 . "l. '. lP.t..
west irom Misaoun, is dv iojb line .oi uiq
I Marysville1 railroad,' seven 'miles of which
i." s- . '. i .vji'i-j" . .l.
JS now,mrunninK oruer, auu ,bccu uiuio
if lutj A, . " ' ! '-",;
rcadv for the iron, ,and a locomotive .upon
toe .tract. . xnai n is me touic uiarKeu oui .
by nature no one conversant with the coun-
. , . !.fij' n ' r tt..u -.'. J..
X ' J.-Ll It n.o .!- Ha ill
irv can uuuui. . xi bcuius aa u.iuo xx-
mighty had scr arranged it as. to becomo
thenigli'way from ocean to .ocean. This
route will require but rlittle 'grading and.
would' be an air line with the Hannibal and J
St.TJoB&nh'road. ' This 'route1 has
Tcceivtfd tne sanction of the' afchsjt engin
eers in th'e!cbuntry,-and when. Gen. Lab-
jderr.was.in.tms citj,'after his survey to the'
Pacific for .a vagon route,, expressed him
self openly that this was the most feasible
route and St. Joe the point at' which (the
; Mi ssoirii should be tapped. If any "other
route jft selected it will be diverging from'
jtherqite marked. out by nature." ) ..
"Norrttiwc Else ExpucTrn.--The man
ner in which the rebel pressure 'abusing
Gen.'Buler in New Orleans, shows" that
he is doing his duty manfully. His .salu
rtary nrders are rcarrie'd" out "with a- Jackso
bianrrmness arid secessia tsrrithes and
twists' under them like a "wounded -rattlesnake.
fA writer in ttieiM ississipiaa pro
poses that a purse of 10,000 be. tmade up
I -Vm iLamj a C(nv wfM r nT m n 4I'
MUi UIU UCUU Ul ''UiO 4UUUCIU XlCCVj. uto
brutal, beastly and 'sanguinary, savage,
Gen. B. F. Butler." The Charleston Mer
cury say s1 that " No quarter to' Picayune
iBatler,;h6uld be 'the sworn resolve of ev
ery Soutfora man.1? -:The Richmond Ex
aminer' exclaims" If there is a human
being in the city of New 'Orleans who
does not weep tears of bitter agony that
the city was not' kid m-dust'Sad ashes
rather than- sarreidered, lie iaan1 outcast
from his race;"" ' '
'IShootiitoor &AK5o,rr"If any one
attempts to1 haul down' the American flag,
shoot him on the spot. This'was the em-
phati6 order of Secretary Dix.to an officer
at New Orleans in 1861, in the last daysof
ojuuaausu. xuecurecuou au peen moai-fled.-
' Under the order of General Butler
bilging is substituted, and'Mamford, 'who
hauled on th'elAmericaa lag after the
occupation of toe'cjt'oiji'rcei, was
hUbga'c'cprain'gly.'' " -
' AtlMflnphit UeneraP Lew Wallace
seeai's?to"adnere to the old precept of shoot-
inonBpdt ' Bis order to'tkat' effect
aas oean pfomalgated, awl iobody who1
knows him; will doubt its being faithfully
, "ANow;ivthe tie to aovxktisx said
cfrien' fc another: "Yeit" waa'tkt
'tisWfaat you Wwayi MJ?',
an wrejatnjsr waa mark. ixt.'Be-cUM-iMie,
ij4applicatin to ADytansi;,
Atiiacrpatuife the slaves of rebels
Titled theHeM rf 1Upratatiref Jmna
akDT zo msionrr. ' ir- .v ti a;, ;
wi.Jd i.:, rFk TT-i
wm ymmrn uiu mnn WltaWKf-IiBctlty..
It is thought thai Congress will adjourn
early in July, or as soon as the important '
sures now pending have passe J. j
Aertportfio Werly '&h& pon bymt
THeSt. Joseph Gazette in speaking of the
Eubrecfcsavs: " The .most practical route
iT-"" f 'j
Tht following are tht latost. patches
irom toe papers dj yeterty:s vmi :
tJairo; June 24, 10P7M. Tfce toamer
Be Soto has just arrived fro Memphis.
'She brings datoTof rheSrdinet r ""
A detachment xf the. 6th Illinois caval
ry made a descent on a lot of rebel cavalry
-near Co 'd Water station on the Missis
sippi and Tennessee Railroad, and captur
ed a-numher of-them"; also a tram- with
20,000 poinds of baooa, which they were
guarding. They captured 25 prisoners,
mostly of Jackson's cavalry, tnd destroy
ed the bridges so that the road js impassa
ble. The navigation of White Biver ia nw
open to Gen. Cartis' army.
'' Memphis, June 23, via Cairo. Over
200 merchants have taken the oath of al
legiance. t '
The citizens of Brownville, Hayward
couotv, raised th stars and stripes.
" "The rebel General TCoies, an original se
cessionist, sends word to General Wallace
that since his cottod Vas burned her wants
to take the oath.
Wheeling, Ya.t June 21. Soldiers re
cently from Fremont, say that he will for
tify Mount Jackson and endeavor to hold
the position. Although there is no doubt
that Jackson has been largely reinforced,
Fremont is not thought to be in danger.
Banks was at4 Wiri Chester and Sigel was
moving from Strasburg towards Mount
Jackson, at last' accounts. "
The finest' wheat fields in the world, it
is said are to be found In: the Shenandoah
Valley, extending "from New l 'Creek far
away in the direction of 'Fredricksburg.-1-They
are not only heavy en the ground, but
limitless in their extent, ' and'aro in' a for
ward state, which almost puts to 'shame bur
equally fertile, but Idas climate 'favored re
gions. A fortnight' rffdm to-day 'will see
the wheat crops of 'the Shenandoah Valley
ready for tne knife of the husbandman.
tfhis crop' it is the1 desire of tho; Confeder
ate Jackson 'to secure, an'df it1 he does keep
his promise, 'he may beMn hand in ''good
time 'yet.' 4 r 1 'l ' J ' '' f "'
VVashirigton, June 23. Advices have
oeen received at he War Depkrtfnent to
davrdated Corinth, 22d, arid from McClel-
lan's army this afternoon. Nothing of
interest has transpired.
' There were in all, '315 amendments to
the tax bill. The 'House having receded
from' 253, and the 'Senate from 16 of them,
the remainder became a subject of compro
mise, as embodied in the joint resolution
of the Committee of 'Conference, adopted
by the Senate.
The "bill only awaits the President's signa
ture to become a law, and U to take effect
tKe 1st of Auguet. The Commissioner of
Internal Revenue is to
of $4,000 per annum.
New York, June 24.
Mercury of tho 17th says,!
the battle of the previous d
erals made three charges with
net on; the Confederate battery
mand of Col. Lamar, once without
a single volley."
''At each discharge," it says, "grea
gaps were visible in the Yankee lines."
The Federakfinding the battery men un
yielding, next tried a flaaking Movement
on.both sides, and that on the west ride se
riously threatened the rebels for a time,
but reinforcements coming up tht Federals
were repulsed." , .
1 The rebel loftissUted at 40 killed and
100 wounded. , ,
, The rebels say they buried 140 Yankees
and captured 70 prisoners. The Federals
carried off their wounded, which thty (the
rebels) estimate at 400. The accoaat is
.evidently one aided, and will doabtlenl
prove less fatal to life on our , side, aid
tore injurious to the rebels, than. here sta-
tedV ' '0 " w:'
x New YorkT Jime 23.--A Fort Monro
letter to the Phila. Press, says a Meaner
of the Govenors Guard of Richmond,
captured at' A'ah'laad, oa the I9tn,' atattf
that BemureganLif second in command at
'Richmond, and a- number of hia' troepa
nave arrived there. ' "
Fortres Monroe,' Juno 23.- I learn
that yesterday the. rebels opened on Gener
al Hopkerjs advance, with shell, but did no
Gen. Hooker answered from ona of our
powerful new. batteries jn completed,
tarewiig-heavy shells, which werr seen to
burst among therebel aackingparty bv
persons in ope 'ofuProf. Lnvi-elsttballoons.
Our troops ore represented a3 enthusi
astic at the near prospect of a great and
ioir ik UxA-SaJt, Lake Cifv.
UK.UMUrship.ef se ,Mtjjris, who etairai
to balhe Prophet AroaeVrMppWwSM
eartk, have formed a settlement thirty
ikw atrthef 'thieeityraad-eewMiuteeV
numerous depredations lpon the citizens
of taia vicinity . They refuse to. labor for
support believing the Lord would supply
their -wants. - .
Three of their numW,, disgusted with
the imposition, attempted' feat el ..They
were arrested and. placed in' confinement,
was issued by the chief justice, which was
treated with contempt. The prisoners not!
being given up, a second writ, together;
witn an order lor tne arrest of Morns for
contempt, and for the arrest of the leaders!
of the gang for false imprisonment, was is
sued for execution there; A posse of two
hundred infantry and artillery were order--ed
out on the lltb, by acting Governor?
Fuller. Morris and, his men were found
stronuly entrenchod, and fighting ensued.
Two of the Marshal's posfe were killed.
On tholoth the rebels pretended to sur
render, but resisted anew as soon as the at
tacking party approached. In a hanl to
hand tight 'Morris was killed. Another
leader, was mortally wounded. The rebels
were finally overcome. Several' women
and children were .killed during the siege
the Morrisites refusing to move them to
a place of safely. Therprisoners captured
number 147, and will be brought before the
court to-morrow. i . ' '
An act has passed both Houses- of Con
gress, and, (it ts announced by, telegraph)
has received the oEcial approval of the
President, in the following words
tt'To the end that, freedom may-be and
remain forever the : fundamental' law of
the land in ajl places whatsoever so far as
the action" of the Govern ment of tLe Uni
ted States to make it so.'thercfore,
Bait enacted. &c.; That from and after
the passage'of tbiVact there shall be neith
er slavery" ndr involuntary servitude io
any of the Territories of the United j
States now existing, or whioh may at any ..-The color sergeant, while balding, the
time hereafter be formed or acquired bylfl j1!1,Uo(m u n,,ftk kuTj i
HiaTTm-fa.,1 fit, K..-:ca h- : .,i !flaS' Pad been.shotthrongh the head- and
ishment of crimes whereof' the party shall
have been duly convicted.!'"
, This, is now the law of the United
States, in full force and effect. The ordi
nance which Jefferson framed for the gov-
ernment or the Territories of the United
States in 17S0, was in nearly tho identical'
words of this enactment. The ordinance'
of 1787 contained the same .provision for
the government) of the territory northwest
of the river Ohie, which was re-enacted by
the first Congress of the United States, un
der the Constitution in 190. ' '
Tne law is now ..fixed and established
forever beyond future' "Compromise, by'
lines bf Jatitude or otherwise. In no fu"
turetscramble of,, political men, or contest
among aspirants, will that provision, bed is
turbed. 'Opinion never goes backward.
nd the opinionliresulung from years of
at and debate, which has. accomplish-1
tment, will' affirm it as
as spirit shall .renew the'
miso line would
tweetf freedomPe1sPr "Uneasy
politicians insisted, on setting it aside, and
they accomplished their purpose for .the5
time; it was abolished. -f - y '
It remain abolitked, but tn quite anatV
er purpose. Henceforth neither the line:
of 36; 30:, nor. any other gept-aphical line,
protects slavery within the Territoriea of
the United 8fatee.Jfe. Democrat. '
Tht Leavenwertli Conservative of the
ors and may he a loyal paper, out tne peo
pie have rightly become very suspicious
of that breed. ,of dogi. discretion is the
better part of Treason, ad Jhii new Inquirer-may
begin by roaring as 'gently as
any sockfng dove." ' ?
,T 5?B3ylnU papersaay that railroad
building is as active this "iaasoa. in the
State as ever, it waaia the "pa'lmiei t days of
railroad movement!. ' "f
It is ,taid that Fremoet iras in the thick
est of the fight earPortvMpublic, and
fought desperately. He iumself tock two
The Kansas Fifth, Cp:, Clayton, has
been ordaredj fronj SJjggSejJ to Fort
Scott- 'l$ -
The new Constitution in Illinois is
21th inst. savs that "thi Jf;nbi.amjaMft
T.nn;M. ;- ..j - i x the country round about. Turn oar, aao
Swfthf?T" in allude of a true and arousedpat
ance thw morning, .fthaa changed edit- .a .,!,.? . vn neak.
S$? I .lofK
-v Ant uSmetAfltn.n
ylookyeso sadIyfaMr frieadsoa tkiiTfey
Usi83 all your sorrows, aitptl all your fears ;
Pkwky look-so sailj-aadsmile bat-U- tears U
On this bir.lwiaj of glory "and freedom and
yP118!1'1 birds are warbliaj their soan of
wf at, - -i w - ?3
Oh, chide,otonr sorrow, forbldaqt aaar, , "
And for a few mentals Jot music forbear,
FordVepiaour heart -suSkV 'the arrow w,
When we think on this day of one year agoL
'Twas oa a bright montlng, ia irntads arrayed,.
So thoughtless and ITappy, together we strayed
In a beautiful grove, with one,jTr'c Ioved,dear, f ,
Batho nev er again will meet with tu here. A
How well we remember each smile that he'gave
Who was always so kiad, so goarous and brave.
But now-he is goae, with a longjildagadieu!
He fell in the ranks atthe battle of Blue ;'
And as he lay bleeding iri'thatWeTywiloV?
He talked of his mother andher ayjng chijlf
Then bidding hig comrades a long, long farewell,
He asked then to leaYfrhim to die where he fell.
Then farewell dear Eobertl'O, God, must it,be
That our best friends must fall that wt.say'Ti
Then check not the tear that would moisten the
grate , u
Where the soldier 'bow sleeps, tho 8lpJof4h
braTe, 4. V t .' Ai, ,
We hallow thy mtra?ry, nor.can we forget
His comrades, ourfrrsnds, who art gone from us
Then let-tu still pray for their safety and care,
To our Father in heirsn who hearath our prayer.
" T i Jk
THiSroRTor l Hbro. During-.the
late battle in-which the 44th regiment par
ticipated,'! Samuel W. Chandler, of this
city,' 'fell mortally wounded under the-: fol
lowing circumstances :
instantly killed. .The Jag was then seizes!
byaman.'namefliYoung; also- of tbis'city.
No sooner bad 'he raised it ithan he was
shot, the ball severiogthe jugular vein.
When he fell, young Chandler, who had
5 QQti wounded in!the leg and arm, and. with
nis wounds.bleeding,-. crept to .the staff, and
with: great cffqrt raised it a third time: , In
a moment he .was ahot in the breast, and
also fell. After lingering a. few. dayjin
intenae'agpnydeath came to his relief.
His last Words were : "I regret that I have
only one life to give to my country." -'
It is impossioltfto conceive of a'nfact of
hbbler'daring than "that of young Cban
jdter.' His-two comrades 'Jay dead at hia
feet. He was "himself badly wounded.
The balls were whistling thick and fast
over his head. Knowing .that hi was al
most certain death to attempt to raise the
Hag, he did not hesitate a moment, prefer
ring to die in its defence. Ydiing Chan
dler leaves a "wife and two-' children who
'were dependent oa him for support.
Would it not be well to testify our respect
to the memory of jhis young hero, by see-
ing that his family da not come to want
Albany Jour.' . .
The Glorious Fourth. Soma two
hundred soldiers of tb.3 1 Kansas' 8th, on
the way from Kearney to Ft1. Iaveriworthr
will spend the day' here. 'The celebration
and pic-nic' will be4 enlivened by their
presence. Let them have a' good recep
tion. There will be a ball in the;evening
at Perry Hiitchinsons,"which according to
the preparations,4 will be a fine:'affair. t
Celebrate the ;Anniversary, aflye sturdy
yeonianryand citizens of Marshall fand
riotism,tle1tvour acts an voices speak.
"TfceStaV-S'pangled Banner still waves.
-QuifTim.Since the rain aid ,,hail
stornj of'last weeki the locusts, which thad
heretpVorabecn quite noisy, have, quit
their everlasting, buzzing song. .Vi1
edly some of those large sized hail-atonee
Cturkey egg size) lodged in tnei? throats ;
PaovoKiac Wahave receive Jeer
respondeaeejfrom J. A. P.,an.pM friead,
and a soldiir in the Kamu Fomrth, dated
at Ft. Scott, May 29th. Itia tee jol for
publication. Also one from Baletville,
Ark., then the head-quarters ot tjfivUttr-
tis. Take care old fel!ow,and keep clear
of Ingfesidej K " V
rlviiShe wheat xhariest has Jcomnjeoeid.
The fanners we understand throughout th
county ars now engaged in it
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