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June 14, 1S62.
TEOS. M. BOWEN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
JIarysTllIc, Blarsb&ll Co., Kansas,
BAWEU'S & MAGILL,
ATTOP.iEVS AT LAW,
Mar ysville, Blarglaall Co., Kansas.
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Court each term.
H. C. HATfnXS. J. S. MAGILL.
ATTOBNEY AT LAW,
Kotary Public & General Col
lecting & Land Agent,
LOUISY&tfi, - , r KANSAS,
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ef business that may arise 'in the counties of
Marshall, PottAwattomie and the counties there
unto auacnea. j.ne uesL qi reiereppee vau ve
Marchr862. , nltf
. . D,t B.RUMBAUPH,
A TTORNEY A T rLA.W, '
MaryiTille, MariluiUCp. Kana.
HeMrs. Hapkrey, Terry, Co- and Derby
Pay, SuLpuis. Headly & Carr; Bowman Co.;
Grinee & Carter; Atchison, K. T. Baker &
CushMU; Fowler Zeigjer; No)i Walker J- C0.7
and Hon, John Thompson Mason, Baltimore, Md.
"Hon.lSaHj: D.LecomptejrVJm. G. Mathisj Perry
Lowe; ' and Clark, Gruber & Co., Bankers,
LaaeBWorihi K. T. Lykics J- Boyd; Van Lear
sUrittouSt: Joecph, Mo.
JUepectfullpiBteTMthcltiaeM ol SUrysrilleand Tkini
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THE CAVALRY CHARGE.
BT ritAKCXS A. DURrVAVX. 3
With bray of the trumpet,
And roll of he drum,
And keen ring of bugle, ,
The cavalry come.
Sharp clank -the steel scabbards,'4
The bridle-chains ring, " " "- '
And foam from red nostrils
The wild chargers fling.
Tramp! tramp! o'er the greensward
That quivers below,
Scarce held by the curb-bit, t
The fierco Jiorses go ; . .
And thnaTtaafM omet
"With ear-rending shout,
Peals forth to the squadrons
The order" Trot out 1"
Onclundon the sabre,
And one on the reign,
The troopers move forward s
In line on the plain.
As rings the word "gallop !" t .
The steel scabbards clank,
And each rowel is pressed
To a horse's hot flank; .
Aud swift is their rush
As the wild torrents flow
When v pours from the crag
On the valley below.
"Charge!" thunders the leader;
Like shaft from the bow
Each rnad horse is hurled
On the wavering foe.
A thousand bright sabres
Are gleaming in air, x
A thousand dark horses
Are dashed on the square, .
Restless and reckless
Of aught may betide,
Like demons, not mortal?,
The wild trooper's ride.
Cut right! and cut left! .
For the parry who needs?
The bayonet3 seiver
Like wind shattered reeds,.
Vain Tain the red volley
That bursts from the square .
The random-shot bullets
Are wasted in air.
Unerring as dcath--
No sabic that's stainless
Returns to its bheath. ,3
The wounds that are delt '
' By that murderous steel f
Wjll never yield ease
For theBurgeon to heal. ,
Hurrah! theya-e broken '
Hurrah ! boys, they fly
None linger save those
Who but linger to die.
Rein up your hot horses, " "
And eall in your men
The trumpets sound "Rally
To color" again.
Some sadles are empty, ;
Some comrades are slain, u
And some noblo horses " ' JV-
Lie stark on the plain. -j t
But wai's EjChance game, boys,
And weeping is vain.
Orpheus C, Kerr. An exchange
says: The writer of Orpheus C. Kerr's
well-knownietters in the New York Sun
day Mercury; is not a certain Thomas
Middleton , as has beenTeportcd. No per
son named Middleton has editorial rela
tion of any sort with the Mercury. The
real Simon Pure, a gentleman of wit and
talent, is Mr. R. H. Newell, associate ed
itor of the New York Sunday M ercyry.
We learn that the Orpheus C. Kerr pa
pers (including autobiographical and oth
er hitherto unpublished additions) will be
soon issued in book form,by Messrs. Blake
man & Mason, New York.
Flags, The national flag.-ia made of
bunting, twenty feet wide and thirty-six
feet long. The stor flag is twenty feet
by ten, tha recruiting flagniae feet nine
inches by four feet four inches and the
regimental flag is six,fttcix i aches by
six "feet. 'All art coapotad of thirteen
itripea, alternately "rjd white, com
mencing and ending with red. Thablaa
ield sbettld-to -third the)' leagth of tba
fl8 "mnd exteed to ' iwum -at utl
contain thirty-four iUi
There is a lively pieta of 'twaddle afloat.
It is the in&ffaDly aad filly assertion that
this is a nation of white men, or a white
man's government. Of course it is only
one of the mean appeals to the hate that I
people always feel for tfcose they have in-1
jured. Its intention iap quench any sym-
pathy lor black men. "Jfcls l kind ot
argument that does duty m bar rooms,
and is very effective in the mouths of poli
ticians whose success defends upon the ig-
.orance and notujKume intelligence of
w. ur . .abb . r i
r J riwr r
The assertion is false in whatever way
you look at it. It is false theoretically and
practically, It is false historical! and in
current experience. This Government
is founded upon the doctrine of equal
human rights. The Declaration of In
dependence holds it to be self-evident that
" all men are created equal" not equal,
of course, in capacity, or circumstance, or
condition, any tin ore than in the height, or
weight, or the color of their hair and eyes;
but equal in the right to a guarantee from
society of life, liberty, and the pursuit of
The men who made the Declaration said
thi. Did they mean it, or diJ they sol
emnly assert what they thought to be
false? "Did they mean that "all" men, or
il some men" are created equal ? In oth
er words, did they mean to sr.y that all
men are not created equal ? No ; they
meant what they said ; and they said
men," Not white men, nor black man,
nor yellow, re4, brown, or motley men ; not
Americans, nor Englishmen, nor French
men, nor Germans, nor Irishmen, nor Ital
ians, nor Hindoos, nor Chinese, nor Ma
lays, nor A fricans, nor East or West Ind
ians. Not short men, nor tall mon, nor
fat, lean, or dumpy men; not smart men,
nor stupid, mean, foolish, good, bad, or in
different men. The fathers said what
they meant, and meant what they said.
They meant all men, and calling God and
the world to witness, they said all men.
Tf.eir doctrine may have been false, but
they believed it to be true and acting up
on it they published the Declaration, and
upon the principles of the Declaration the
Constitution was founded.
Our National Government, therefore, is
a Government of all men who, living in
the couutry, obey the laws and behare
themselves. The yellow Chinese, and the
olive Spaniard or West Indian, or the red
Turk or Hindoo, or the white Englishman
or Irishman, or the African or Creole of
any race, may be a citizen of the United
State", subject to the conditions of the
State law. As a matter of fact the paler
complexions predominate among the citi
zens ; but (he ballot of the voter of tawny
Spanish dsceut jn ,New Orleans, or of
dusky African descent' in Boston, counts
just as much in this Government as the
vote of the Honorable Mr. Cox, for in
stance, of Ohio.
The glory of this Government is not in
the color of the sVins of 'the citizens, but
in the justice which its laws are made and
the fidelity with which they are executed.
If the laws be unjust, the GoverKment is
mean and inglorious and the nation dis
graced, although the &ce of every citizen
were as white as snow. Earner's JVeeMy.
Scotch Mijistrelst, The following
lines are takea from the Glasgow (Scot
land) Examiner. We commend them to
our readers, as displaying more knovvl
edge of the chivalry than we are apt to
credit foreign journals with: t
1fetk a tagged Palmetto SoHtharaer aat
Atwisaj the baarfof kis Panama brt,, $ -.
AQtr7iBgtoUgLteBUiaiadof alaid,. r
Ryhmmmiflg the words of t& followtaf tin
"Obi ftradKkeyOfct forairfclR,
ffel fei-icocULaad'Ofc! form 1I91. '
Otl 'fcra ahrttelddreefersiiji'tr;
Ob! tot a oMkatftTMtee nhwIeiiiMj 3
it4T! fKMifta&fteAftl MBqta t:
Oh! far of gaff imhimtm VeMh'frg t
mnw asiii immr
Proclamation by the President.
The President issued the following proc
lamation in relation' to the Confiscation
bill, under date of July 26 :
In pursuance of the 6th section of the
act of 0ongres3, entitled an act to suporess
insurrectiori.JPo punish treason and rebell-
ion, to seize aod confiscate the property of
. Kebels, and for other purposes, approved
July 12, 1862, and which act and the
joint resolution explanatory thereof, are
herewith published, I, Abraham Lincoln,
t . . a l
.rresmenr, oi me umtea Slates, do hereby
i"","u"u u uti poiauua wiuun mo
contemplation of sail 6th section, to cease
participating in aiding, countenancing, or
abetting the existing rebellion or any re
bellion against the Government of the
United States, on pain of the forfeiture
and seizure as within and by said 6th sect
In testimony whereof I have hereto set
my hand and caused the seal of the Uni
ted States to he affixed. Done at the city
of Washington this 25th day of July, A.
D. 1SG2, and of the Independence -of the
United States the S7th.
(Signed) Abraham Lincoln.
By tbe President, W. H.Ssward, Sac. of State.
THE SIXTH SECTION.
Annexed is the 6th section of the Con
fiscation act, referred to by the president
in the above proclamation :
Src. 6. And heit fm flier enacted, That
if any person within any State or Territo
ry of the United Stales, other than those
named as aforesaid,, after the passage of
this act, being engaged in armed rebell
ion against the Government of the United
States, or aiding ortbelting such rebell
ion, shall not, within sixty day after pub
lic warning and proclamation duly given
and made by the President of the United
States, cease to aid, countenance and abet
buch rebellion, and return to his alhgtan;-1
to the Unhed Sfates, all the estate and
property, money, stocks, and credits of
such person shall be liable to seizure as
aforesaid ; and ic shall be tho duty of the
President to seize and use them a3 afore
said, or the proceeds thereof.
sales, transfers, or conveyances of any
such property after tho expiration of the
said sixty days from the date of such
wamuig and proclamation, shall be null
and void ; and it shall be ' a sufficient bar
to any suit brought by such person for the
possession ot the use of such property, or
any of it, to allege and prove that he is
one of the persons described in this sec
tion. 1 lie reai purpose ot tne mei and jour
nals that are engaged in malignant and
hostile critifisms of the Government 3Ir.
Lincoln and his acts'; of Mr' Stanton and
his alleged failures of Congress and its er-
: f !.'.. .T,M I IP
is luttaueu iub iuyai u.iue 11 pua
sible to excite and complete a moral if not
and armed revolution here at home, by
which the power of the nation may be
paralysed and theuctory finally given to the
enemies of the Republic. TUey dare not
attack, the cause openly and preach trea
son without adulteration, but pretending
loyalty and zeal for the Union, they are
dealing deadly blo,v upon all that patriots
hold dear. ( "When they assail the Presi
dent they mean a blow at the principles
ami policy that he represents. When
they quarrel with the Secretary of War
they fake i?sue only with his determina
tion to attack and destroy the deadly ene
mies of the -country. When they belch
forth objurations against Congress, they
are all the while inwardly cursing the
forms of law which give resistance to se
cession its lesai and a part of it? moral
weight. They bate not the President, not
Stanton, not Congress. ButJMr. Lincoln
is coje expopentof an idea the ib.ea of Lib
erty; "Mr! S'anton is his executive" assist
ant, and Congress is the source wherice the.
means for enforcing, that idea are 10 flow.
Tbe-'qaarrel is not with the men, bat with
the work of cbaqring' and enfrncbW
,. v;.'inig the work that by the Provideucevof
toe Aiaiuiymeyarv comwssioaeu kj.
Ckicap' Tribune - " . A, j
t There raULoodoh ene hundred, and;
evetty. women .whe are tnzarad in r iii-
innnnnv wmiM mn thh ivwit
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A THRILLING SOMANCM. ' '"ai
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CffAPTER I. iJAT.
She stood beside the alUr,withiwmSf2
of orange buds upon hr head upon Sir , Vf
back the richest kind o duds her lovir oat
stood-beside her with white kids and diok- m!j
eytcleaa the last was twenty-ono years
old, the first was seventeen. o
The parson's job was over avery on " ' .
had kirsed the bride, aad wiiHed the
young folks happiness, and danced, and .
laughed, and oried. Thejast kia.hd . -,
c - "" ' -ii i if; En nijewtT "'
"ill i iejiie "tri ss?
Msi- wurus .Ma-DeCft) 1
said, and the happy pair had simmered
down and sought the bridal bed. '
CHArTER II. "''
She stood besidothe wash tub, with bar.
red hands in tho suda, and at.her slip-shod !
feet there lay a pile of dirty duda? her1'
husband stood beside her the Grossest "
man alive the last was twenty.ninesyeari, '
old, the fust was twenty-five. ' '" '
Tho heavy wash waa over, and. tho
cloihes hung out to dry, and Tom had stuck
hisfiugeria the dirty" baby's eye. Tourn
had been spanked, and supper inado upoV :
a crust of bread, and then thebriJe and
briJegroom went grumbling ofF to bed.
Who was He? A capital story is told : &
of an old farmer in the northern part of M
this county, who had been " saving up1 '
to lake up a mortgage of 82,000, neldu
against him by a man nearer tho seashore.
The farmer had saved up all tho money in
gold, fearing to trust the bauks in these '
war times. Week before last, he lugged '
down his gold and paid it over, when the .
following colloquy nsuod : ';
" Why, you don't mean to give this $2- -
000 in gold, do you?" e-iid the lender. !
" Yes, certainly," said the farmer, "I
was afraid of the pesky banks, and eo .
I've been savin? up the mcuov in Tellocri..
b0jS for you this lorg Ume."
"All right," responded the lender, "only t
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l muugui youtiiun 1 mse tae papers, toat
'Take the papers ! No, sir,- not I..
They have gone on so sJnee the war's .been
aS0,n taat I won't have one of the
u u 1 iiuu. liu-jui. jjut lue money is
all ri'rht, isn't it?"
m " Yes, all right, S2,000 in gold. AlL'r
righ ; here? yoar note and mortgage."
And well luihs he have en1 led it all
ri'rht, as the premium on gold that day wai
22 per cent , and hi3 cold was not only
uorth tho face of his boud, but 440 bei
sides, enough tohavopaid for his villageo
ncr.sp.iper for himself and postcryf;orwat.
least three centuries. Ji pegs to take tne'1
NtrwaUc Gazette. l3T
Tns Great Book. Who ban nnfc
heard of Parson Brownlow not "Mr..
and Who doc3 not wioh to hear more of
the distinguished "fighting" parson?-
All wijl soon have an opportunity r.of per '
rusing the history of his eventful life, 'for
says too New York Independent; Iarspn
Brownlow's book is one. of the remarkable
successes of literature. Mr. Ch'ilds is tins ,
week printing thirty thousand a&ditionaL f
copies, wkich will make the whole num
ber, thus far, one .hundred thousandai
the boo't has not yet appeared at afl in tne
" regular trade." A'pplegate & Co., of
Cincinnati, ordered forty thousand cop;e$r
at once, which is supposed to be the largest'
single order in the history of the tttrde'.0
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A German wrote an obituary on the
death of hs wife, of which the following
is a copy: '-If my wife had lived until
next Friday she would hare been 'dea'd'
just two weeks. Nothiag is' possible rait
deAlmity. As do trea falls so it must 3
"Husband, I hope you have no'objeci?
ion lomY-bein Weighed." :ertaiiry
not my dear; but why do you ask tKojptt-ij
tion ?" "Only to see, love, if yorr would
let mShramy weigh otic?1 r '-J- y.U
wear 'hint and as kin tt 3M$Mii.1
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