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"WE JOIN OURSELVES TO NO PARTY THAT DOES NOT CARRY THE FLAG, AND KEEP STEP TO THE MUSIC OF THE UNION.3 Volume II. JUNCTION CITY, KANSAS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 1863. Number lO. Smohy jpl anb gepulr'n IBirion, PUBLISHED EVERY SATCEDAT MOUSING BT WM.S.BLAKELY, - - - GEO. W. MARTIN, -A.t Junction City, Kansas. OFFICE IN BRICK BUILDING, CORNER OF SEVENTH & WASHINGTON Si's. TERM3 OF SCBSCEIPTIOS : One copy, one year, .... $2.00 Ten copies, one year, .... 15.CO Payment required in all cases in advance. All papers discontinued at the expiration of the time for which payment is received. TERMS OF ADVERTISING I One Equare, first insertion, - - $1.00 Each subsequent insertion, 50 Ten lines or less being a square. Yearly advertisements inserted on liberal terms. done -with dispatch, and in the latest style of the art. O Payment required for all Job "Work on delivery. cgal CUfjucriiscmcnts. Sheriff Sale. Richard Byrnes, ") Slate of Kansas, Third vs. I Judicial District, Davis leter McLaughlin, j county. Notice is hereby given that by virtue of an Order of Sale, to me directed and delivered, issued out of the Third District Court for Davis cuuuiy, m me aiiovc entitled case, i will, on Tuesday, the 3d day of February, A. D. 18G3, at 2 o clock, P. M., at the door of the Court House in Junction, Davis countj', offer for sale at Public Auction, for cash in hand, all the right, title and interest of the above named Peter McLaughlin, in and to the follewinz de scribed Ileal Estate, to-wit: The north half of the southeast quarter and the southwest quar ter of the southeast quarter, and the northeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section No. twenty-four, in township no eleven, south of range No. four, east, in tlie State of Kansas. Given under my hand at the city of Junction this the 27th day of Dec, A. D. 13G2. A. W. C ALLEN, Sheriff of Davis Co. n0-6tpf 810.50 J. E. XcaaT &to)erliscmcnl Sheriff's Sale. 1 Hibbard, 1 State of Kansis. Third vs. - Judicial District, Riley rardon Davis, J County. By virtue of an Execution to me directed and delivered, issued out of the above natr.ed Court, I will, on Satuiidat, the 24th day of Jaxcibt, 18G3, between the hours of 10 o'clock, a. m. and 4 o'clock, p. m., of said day, at the door of the County Clerk's office, ir. the city of Manhattan, (there being no Court House) offer at Public Auction, to the highest and best bidder, for cash in hand, all the right, title and interest of the above named defendant to the following desbribed properly, to-wit: Lots No. 17, 18, 19 and 20, Sec. six, and lot six, Sec. seven. Township ten. Range eight, East; to be sold to satisfy said judement. SAM'L LONG, Shciiffof Riley Co. By C, T. Bhiggs, Under Sheriff Sheriff's Office, Manhattan City, Dec 19th, A. D. 18G2. fnS Gtpf SI 0.50 li t IT tt i 0 n . JUNCTION, SATURDAY, JAN. 3,1863. Sheriff Sale. Richard Byrnes, Plaintiff, ) In the Third against J- Judicial Dis- Frcdcrick Kcin, Catharine J trict Court for Kern William AHingham. the countj' of Margaret Allinghnm and Ilob- J Davis, with crt Alhngham, Guardian of") others attach thc said M.irg.iret Allingham, J ed in the State defendants. of Kansas. Notice is hereby given that by irtuc of an Order of S do, is-suod out ot the above named court, in the above entitled case, and to me di rected and delivered, 1 will, on Fiiday. the 2d day of February. A, D. 18GH, at 2 o'clock, P. Tof fc.iid day, at the door of the Court llou;-e in Junction, Davis county, offer for sale at Pub lic Auction, for c ish in hand, all the right, title nnd interest of the above named defendants in :unl to the following dc-ribed Real Ivstate, to wit : The Southwest quarter of section No. fifteen, in township No eleven, south of range No. seven, cast, in the county of D.ivis and State of Kansas. Said lands will be sold to the highest bidder therefor, to satisfy said Or der of Sale. Given under my hand at the city of Junction this the 27th day of Dec., A. D,, 18G2. A, W. G ALLEN, Sheriff of Davis Co. u9-6tnf S10.50. .Sheriff's Sale. John Bitter, j State or Kansas, Third vs. Judicial Distrtct Court, "Ri- Isaac W. Martin J ley County. By viituc of an Order of Sale to me directed and dehveied, issued out of said Court, 1 will, on Saturday, the 21th day of Jaxuakt, I8G0, between the hours of 10 o'clock, a. m., and 4 oclock, p. 3i., of said day, at the door of the County Clerk's office, in the city of Manhattan, (there being no Courthouse) offer at Public Auction, to the highest aua best bidder, for cash in hand, all the right, title and interest of the above named defendant to the following de scribed property, to-wit: The south east quar ter of Section thirty-one, Township ten, south of Range six, Riley county, State of Kansas; to be sold to satisfy said judgment. SAM'L LONG, Sheriff of Riley County. Bj C. T. Biticcs, Under Sheriff. Sheriff's Office, Manhattan City, Dec. 19tb, A. D , 18G2. nS 6tpf $10.50. Slier Iff '8 Sale, Ambrose Todd, Thira Judicial DistricJ vs. Court, Riley County, State B. M. Wcldon i- of Kansas. and I Henry Strong. J By virtue of an Order of Sale to me directed and delivered, issued out of the abovo named Court, I will, on Saturday, the 24th day of Jancahy, 18G3, between the hours of 10 o'clock, a. m. and 4 o'clock, p. ji , of said day, at the door of the County Clerk's office, city of Manhattan, coun ty aforesaid, (thero being no Courthouse) offer at Public Auction, to the highest and best bid der, for cash in hind, all the light, title and interest of the above named defendants to "the following described property, to-wit: South east quarter of section thiity-six, township nine range seven, east of the Sixth principal mcrid iau, in the State of Kansas, containing 100 acres; to be sold to satisfy said judgment. SAM'L LONG, Sheriff of lliley County. By C. T. Briggs, Under Sheriff. Sheriff's Office, Manhattan City, Dec. 19th. A. D., 1SG3. nSOtpf 610.50 Notice. Saniucl A.Stinson & Eugcna") In the Third F. Havens, Plaintiffs. J Judicial District vs. Court, within Charles W. Tozer, Deft. J and for the county of Davis, State of Kansas, The above named defendant, Charles W, To zer, will take notice that the said plaintiffs, Samuel A.Stinson and Eugena F. Havens, did, on the 2Gth day of December, A. D. 1SG0, file in tho CIcrk'i, office of the aforesaid court, their petition, setting forth that the said Charles V. Tozer gave a mortgage to Abraham B. Sands, now deceased, on the following lands and tene ments lying and being in Davis county, State of Kansas, and described as follows, to-wit: Lots eight (S), nine (9), and sixteen (1G), of section No. twenty-eight '28). and lots two (2) and seven (7), of section thirty-three (oS), of town 6hip twelve (12), south of range No. five (5, cast of tho Sixth Principal Meridian in the State of Kansas, to secure the payment of one Jjyjrcd and sixty-five dollars, with interest at the rate of four per cent per month, from the 15th day of September, A. D. 1S59, accfrding to a certain promissory note referred to in said mortgage : and also setting forth that since the execution of said mortgage that the said Abra ham IJ Sands has departed this life, and that the executors of the said Abraham B. Sands have since transferred and assigned said note and mortgngc to the said plaintiffs, and also praying that the said Charles W. Tozer may pay said kum now claimed to be due, with in terest at the rate of four per cent per month, from the said loth day of September, a. i. 1S59; and the said Charles W. Tozer is notified that he is required to appear and answer said petition on or before the Second day of March. A. D 1863. ' ' Samuel A. Snsson & Eugena F. IIavexs. By Julius E, Uibbakd, their Att'y DRAKE BROTHERS, BOOKSELLERS, Stationers and PAPER DEALERS, School Books, Blank Books, ccerg description of 1ULTK AID ffH fAFU. PKINTERS5 Furnishing &Paper Warehouse 67 DELAWARE STREET, nET. 3d & 4tH, Leavenworth, Knsas. THE HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOR RAGS. Appraisement Notice. State of Kansas, ") Davis County. J Geo W. Kingsbury: You arc hereby notified that on Tucgda3, the 30th day of December, A. D. 1862, at 10 o'clock, a. m., I will, upon the premises, levy on and appraise according to law, the following described Ileal Es-tate, to wit: Lot G in bl ck :!8, lot IS in block 27, lot 17 in block 15, lot G in block 7, lot 10 iu block 20, and lot 11 in block 20, situated in Cuddy's Addition to Junction City, and lot 17 in block GO, in Junction City, in the county of Davis and State of Kansas. Said land will be levied on and appraised by virtue of an Order of Sale issued from the ud District Court for Davis county and others attached, in the State of Kansas, in favor of w m. b, Blakely, and against the above named Geo, W. Kingsbury, at which time and place you can attend if you think proper. Given under my hand this the Gth day of December, a. d. 1SG2. A. W. CALLEN, n6-4tpfS5. Sheriff of Davis Co Appraisement Notice. State of Kansas, J ss. Davis County. " Waters W. Herbert: You are hereby notified that by virtue of an Order of Sale, issued from the 3d District Court for Davis Co. et al attached, in the Mate of Kansas, in favor of Wni. Streeter, and against Watcis W. Herbert, I will, upon the the premises, on Wednesday, the 14th day of January, a. d. 18G3, at or about 10 o'clock, a. m., levy on and have appraised according to law, tho following described Real Estate, to wn: L,ots o ana & in biocK i, 101s 0 ana y in block 2. lots 1, 3, 6 and S in block 4, lots 1, 2, 3 and 9 in block 5, lots 2, 9 and 19 in block 7, lots S aud.10 in block S, lots 14 and 15 in block 9, lots 11 and 18 in block 13, lots 1G and 18 in block 14, lots 18 and 19 In block 22, lots 17 and J9 in block 24, lots G and 7 in block 27, and lot 17 in block 29, situated in Cuddy's Addition to Junction City, in the county of Davis and State of Kansas, at which time and place you can attend if you think proper. Given under my hand at the city of Junction, this the Gth day of December, A D. 18G2, A. W. CALLEN, n6-4tpfS7.50 Sheriff of Davis Co. NOTICE OF APPRAISEMENT. State of Kansas, I Davis County, f Ellen Connelly: You are hereby notified that on Monday, the 29th day of December, 1862, at 10 o'clock, a M., I will, upon the premises, levy on and have appraised according to law, the following described Real Estate, to-wit : Lots No. 6 and 7, in block No. 8, with the ap. purteuances thereon, in Caddy's Addition to Junction City, in the county of Davis and State of Kansas. Said land will be levied on and appraised by virtue of sn Order of Sale issued from the 3d District Court for Davis county, with others attached, in the State of Kansas, m favor of John Lindsley, and against the above named Ellen Connelly, at which time and place you can attend if y0 think proper. Giv en under my hand this the Gth day of Decem ber, A. D. 18C2. ' " A. W. CALLEN, nr4tpf$5.00 Sheriff of Davis Co. THE BATTLE OF PEAIEIE GROVE. We have received the following private letter which we venture to make public, which act we nope tne writer will forgive. It contains much of interest regarding the late battle, and will no doubt be eagerly perused by our readers. Eds. Camp Second Kan Vols., Near Ray's Mills, Barton Co., Abk., Dec. 9, 1862. Friend B : The "Army of the Frontier," commanded by Brig. Gen. Blunt, has achieved another great victory, and struck for the Union another blow, that will be felt even to the centre of the already tottering confederacy. On the morning of Dec. 1st, Gen. Blunt re ceived the following telegram : " Headquarters, St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 1, 18G3. To Brig. Gen. Blunt : I tender to you and the officers and men under your command my thanks for your bravery and gallantry, and success in the battles of Old Fort ayneand Cane Hill. ArkanRns Th nutrfot of Western Arkansas is added to your command. (Signed) S. R. Curtis, Maj. Gen." Soon after the battle of Cane Hill the enemy was largely reinforced by infantry and artillery under Maj. Gen. Hindman, his whole force not being less than thirty thousand. Gen. Blunt'a Division not being in sufficient lorce to cope with so formidable an enemy, he or dered the 2nd and 3d Divs., which Gen. Curtis had placed under his command, to immediately reinforce him, which was promptly responded to and successfully effected. On the 5th and Gth inst, the advance of Gen. Blunt's army, Col. Cloud's Brigade, had several brisk skirmishes each day, and on the evening of the Gth a part of the 2nd Kansas Cav. nnd Co. " H " of the 11th Kansas infantry engaged a superior force of the enemy,, three miles south of Boonsboro, killing six and wounding fifteen or twenty, besides killing twelve horses, our loss being five wounded. On the night of the Gth our pickets exchanged shots with the enemy's several times, and on the morning of the 7th had a severe engagement, when the enemy fell back, leaving us in posses sion of the ground. About 8 A. M. cannonading was heard on our left, several miles distant, and soon our whole force was in column, marching north, as it had been ascertained that the enemy's whole force were marching up the Fayotteville road, probab ly with the intention of getting in our rear. But see how beautifully they fooled themselves. About 9 A. M. they run into Gen. Herron's com mand at ' Prairie Grove," and there commenced one of the sharpest engagements of the war. The cavalry of Gen. Herron's command reach ed Cane Hill on the evening of the Gth, nnd as the enemy advanced up the Faycttcville road, they captured twenty wagons and 150 of the 1st Arkansas (Union) Cav., which was a few miles in advance of Gen. Herron's infantry and artil lery. Gen. Ht-rron, with a force of about 8.000 en gaged and fought the whole force of Hindman from 9 A. M. until 3 P. M, holding hi3 own ground, and driving the enemy back withheavv loss at several points. About 3 P.M., and at the time when the fight between Gen3. Herron and Hindman raged the hottest, Gen, Blunt's Division, he commanding in person, came pouring in on the enemy's left, and immediately engaged him with his whole force, which drew the enemy's attention and fire from Herron's wearied troops, who had been suc cessfully contending for six long hours with such overwhelming numbers. The enemy's whole attention now seemed turned to his left, which was hotly pressed by Cols. Weir and Cloud's Brigade. Gen. Blunt advanced his infantry, dismounted cavalry and light artillery, while his batteries (Rabb's, Allen's and Hop kin6) took position in the open field the enemy being in the timber and played with terrible effect upon the rebel ranks. Tlnw incessantly until night closed upon the bloody scene raged the contest, the enemy pour ing in his thousands that fought like veterans, but they faced those that fought with more de termination and bravery, and even with their advantage of numbers and position they failed, and were defeated with heavy loss. The last hour's fighting was the hottest that I ever saw, and the closing scene the most magnifi cent. Night had cast a deep shade around the contending armies, but still the battle roar increased, and the whole scene was most mag nificently illuminated by "bombs bursting in air." and the blare that gushed from the thous ands of iron mouths on either side, placing the grand and awful scene beyond all description, and making it an epoch in the history of thous ands that will never be forgotten. Slowly our forces fell back ont of the woods. The enemy pressed on encouraged', until within a few yards of our line of artillery, when it opened upon them such a destructive fire that it was impossible for humanity to stand the storm of shell and canister, and after manfully eon tending against it for two or three minutes, they fell back out of range, and thus closed the scene for the night, While this was going on in our centre, there was some of the prettiest artillery practice com ing off on our right that I ever witnessed, It was between Allen's Kansas Battery and a rebel battery. They were stationed about twelve hun dred yards apart. The rebel battery opened first, while Allen's was in column, aad killed one and wounded nine of his men; but they book paid for their audacity, for Allen soon opeaed on them in fiae style. It -was qnite dark aad as the eanno belched forth, its fire aad moke, and the shells bant in the air, it was oae of the moat spleadid pieces of fire-works that was ever witnessed oa this contiaeat. . The rebels stood their ground well until Allea's gan shell burst in their very jaws, they were com pelled to abandon their position and seek refuge in the woods. All was now quiet except a few shots fired occasionally here and there at stragglers that in the darkness had got lost, and were trying to find their command. Our line, after resting an hour or so, fell back about fifteen hundred yards on an elevation, and rested for the night, expect ing that on the morning the contest would be renewed. But it seems that Gen. Hindmun thought quite different; for at 10 P. M. he had all his artillery muffled with blankets, so as not to be heard, and had it, with his other forces in full retreat all night, he, with a small force, re maing and exchanging flags of truce with our generals, giving them to understand that he still ocenpied the field with his command. The night and following day was occupied in caring for the wounded and burying the dead Our loss will not exceed one hundred killed and three hundred wounded, while that of the enemy is not lees than five hundred killed and eight hundred wounded. Our whole force en gaged was about 10,000, while that of the enemy was at least 20,000. They had about fifteen pieces of artillery and we had about thirty. The most of their infantry were armed with excellent rifles, and cartridges of English manufacture. Artillery changed hands several times during the day. At one time Gen. Herron's command took a rebel battery, but when Blunt's Division came on to the field, he, supposing it to be rein forcements for the enemy, fell back a few hun dred yards for a better position, and was compelled to abandon the guns, as the horses were all killed, and it again fell into the hands of the enemy. And two pieces of light artillery that belonged to the cavalry were captured by the enemy and recaptured by our troops a short time after. So on the whole we are just even, except that the enemy had one piece dismounted and left everything except the piece itself, and also left two caissons and one forge and several sets of artillery harness, the horses being killed. The loss of the Second Knnsa3 was not great. About twenty wore wounded and three killed, Our friend, John S. Rosa, was one of the killed. He was ihot through the head and must have been killed instantly. He was a brave man and good soldier, and, poor fellow, he fills a soldier's grave. " E " Co. also lost another in killed, Levi II. Stout, attached to Battery Co. He was buried in the same grave with Rosa. Sergeant Morris is severely wounded; also your friend "Brnox" and John Miller since dead of Junction, all of whom I think will recover. Captain Russel since dead is also very danger ously wounded, but there is some hope of his recovery. Perhaps you would like to hear what ' Stov m's Batterv " was doing during the engagement. Well, I do not wish to boast, but it is said that the Howitzers played well their pari, and the rebels say that the artillery the " Feds " had in the brush give them h 1; but they also gave me neavly h 1, s the battered carriages of the little "Bull E3es"will show. They wounded two of my men, and shot five of my horses, but I am of the opinion that it co3t them all it was worth. I do not believe in profanity, but when they shot my favorite horse I swore just a little. Beates was one of my gunners aad fought like an old veteran, and came off without a scratch. All speak in the highest terms of Gen. Blunt. He believes in fighting, and does it himself too. I He carries a revolving rifle, and I have seen him CHRONICLES OF THE REBELLION. BT rEXEPOM-SHaiKKEB. CHAFTEK Z. 1. la the tenth month, of the fourth year, of the reign of Jeems, sumamed Bu chanan, certain men of Dixie, of the tribe of Calhoun, rose up, and said unto Jeems, give tts a King to rule over us, from the wise men 01 tne South. 2. And divide the land with us, and give us dominion over all thejand South of the river Ohio, even unto the great Gulf, which is called Mexico, and from the sea coast westward, to the setting of the sun, beyond the wilderness which borders on the father of waters. 3. A land wherein is great riches, gold, silver and precious stones; wine, oil, and cotton ; men-servants, and maid-servants. 4. And moreover, the children of Ethi opia ara'weld in bondage in the land of Dixie; insomuch that they be more than tho white mon of the land. 5. And Jeems the King, answered the strong men of Dixie, and said, I am a man well stricken in years, and my strength has departed from me, and the marrow of my bones ha9 dried up, and because of mine infirmities, I can no more amito mine ene mies with the sword. 6. Come up, therefore, and possess the Iantl, according to the bounds which ye have set unto it ; nnd choose yc a King from among the Princes of tho chivalry. 7. Now the time drew nigh, when Jeems should give up the Kingdom to Abraham, according to tho tradition of the fathers ; and the people began to assemble them selves together to hear the words which Abraham the King should speak. And so Abraham reigned in his stead. 8. Now tho rulers of Dixie besought Abraham to give them dominion over the land, even as Jeems had divided it unto them. 9. And Abraham said, Nay! Every place that tho sole of your feet shall tread upon, of the land which the Lord God hatb given us, it shall not be divided. 10. And it came to pass that Abraham the King, adjured tho people of the land of Dixie, and said, cursed be the man before the Lord, that risetb up and corrupteth the hearts of my people, and Btirrcth up rebel lion in the laud. 11. So the Lord was with Abraham, and uis fame was noised throughout the land. 12. Now it came to pass, when the chiv alry heard these things, they waxed exceed ing wroth, and they straightway assembled themsehes together, in their chief cities, to cast lots for a King, to rule over thom in Dixie. 13. And the lot fell on Jeff, whose sur name is Davis, a mighty man of valor, who slew tho children of the Aztecs in the mountains of Buena Vista. 14. And Jeff rent his clothes, and fell on his face at eyentide, he and the chiefs and elders of Dixie; nnd when he rose up he cried aloud in the midst of the people saying : The Abolitionists of the North, they bo upon us, to despoil us of our nig dismount and pitch into the fight, and encourage the men to follow him. He is very plain 6poken and to the point. After the fight of last Sunday, on the morning of the 8th, the two Generals, Blunt and Hindman, met under a flag of truce to settle some points in regard to the prisoners and the wounded, and in their conversation Hind man asked for an armistice of two days. Gen. Blunt said that he would grant one of twelve hours. Hindman replied and said that he was not there to beg, when Blunt said: "By , General, if you don't like the terms I will fight you in thirty minutes." Hindman concluded to accept the terms, and took advantage of the armistice and ran away. Col. Cloud is also very popular, and the rebels fear him more than the Missourians do Jennison. The Second Kansas has, I think, sustained well its reputation, and I do not believe that you will be ashamed to own that you was once one of its members. Byron Aldcn. The ' Divine Institution." Bur leigh, the New York correspondent of the Boston Journal, tells the following anec dote: " George Franeis Train is here amusing our citizens in the debate with C. M. Clay. One af the best thingssaid, was uttered by an old man in the further part of the hall. Train was showing the benign influence of slavery, and wound up the climax with the remark,, ' Slavery is a divine institu tion.' So is hell,' said the old man, and the uouse came down. Beecher says : " The devil does not trap us twice alike. If yesterday he came through vanity, to-day he will come through pride. If to-day he comes on one side, to morrow be will come on another. And we are always watching for him at the hole he came in last, while he is digging z new one." ). Miss Olive Fuller, of Marston Mills, Me., .who had attained the great age of one buadred aad three years and gevea aajmths, died on Taarsday of last week. Sae re- taiad her facaltiea, except the tease or heariof, to a re vkaMe degree, up to the time of her death. m m " Common Waste Five dollars worth of ncr got the exect range, and then, ss shell Vter beavtr OS fire cents worth of brains. gers. So tho men of war throughout all me iana 01 uixic, 01 ine age ot tourteen years and upward, went out to battle. 15. Now Dixie was straitly shut up, lest they should trade with the people of Bri tain ; none went out, and none came in. 16. And it came to pass that the hosts of the rebellion drew up in battle array, on the plains of Manassas; and the armies of Abraham went out to meet them. And they fought from noontide, till the going down ot the sun of that day ; and no man numbered the slain on eitbet side, which lay upon the ground. 17. And tho armies of Abraham wore smitten before them, and they fled by the way of the river towards Washington, and all the hosts of Jeff pursued after them, even unto the gates of the city. 18. Now the ambush rose up quickly, and stretched out their spears, and stopped their pursuers from following after them ; and the hosts of Abraham lay over against the hosts of the rebellion, an hundred, four score, and ten days. 10. Now it came to pass, when they of the rebellion would cross over the waters of the rivers, which is called Rappahannock, because the spring time had come, that they did not work wilily; and made great logs of wood to look like guns, and did set them in the forts. 20. And when they had set them, they rose up on the Sabbath day, and departed towards Richmond. 21. Now, when Abraham saw Jeff and all his followers had fled, he took connsel with the chief Captain of bis hosts, whose name is McCIellan, saying. Pursue now after the armies of the rebellion, by the river which is called James, and by the Cbicknhominy, whicb washeth the walls of the city. And McCIellan did as Abraham bad commanded, 22. And it came to pass when the heat of the summer came on, that the plague was in the camp of 3IcClelIan, and forty and two thousand died. And the armies of Jeff, when they sa- that the plague Lad smittea the hosts of McCIellan, fell upon them and slew of the remainder twelve thousand more. 13. Now Abraham was sorely troubled; and he jounwjed alone, and came to the camp by night; and whea th morning came, he went up and down throughout the camp, and viowed his army face to face. 24. And Abraham said, set your faces thitherward, and when ye are come to tha strong fortress, which is called Monroe, behold my ships, they bo there, and yo shall cross over into your own country. END OF CHAPTER I. Later ence Republican. ENGLAND'S POOR. The following articles from the Londoa Times shows how tho aristocracy of Eng land have hedged themselves about with exclusive privileges to the disadvantage of the toiling, starving poor : " It i3 deeply to be regretted that the first disturbance in the distressed districts of Lancashire has arisen not from the in tense want and suffering of tho operatives, but in the intense preservation of bares and rabbits. Eight men were found poaching in a wood, and the gamekeepers of the pro-' prietors having an affray with them, one of the keepers was severely injured. Three only could be found guilty of poaching, and two of them were sentenced to three months' imprisonment, with a further confinement if they could not find sureties. This, for merely attempting to take a rabbit, was thought too severe a punishment by the half-starving inhabitants of Blackburn, and they consequently lost their patience and vented their indignation on the mansion of the author of the mischief by breaking his windows. We say advisedly the author of the mischief, for we look upon those selfish proprietors who will gather game together by thousands, and hire men to protect them at the risk of human life, whilst thousands of honest families in the neighborhood are on the very verge of starvation, aro the persons to blame. It may be, and it is very wrong to break the laws of one's coun try, but when the urgency of a famine is oa a people, and they seo a fellow creature imprisoned for attempting to catch what they cannot but consider as a wild animal, their indignation is aroused, and the com mon wants of humanity entirely obliterate any refinements as to property which may have been engendered by a squire-made law. When, on the one hand, we hear of hundreds of thousands of human beings, each living on one and six pence a week parish relief, and, on the other, find woods crammed with game that nobody dare touch until the proprietor has a battue in whioh he may slake his love of killing, we cannot wonder that the unsophisticated minds of the multitude think thrt such strange anom alies are neither Christian nor just. They may be wron? in their logic, but it is by no means an unnatural conclusion. What ever may be the abstract rights of property, it is very impolitic (to take the lowest ground of objection,) to enforce them to the very uttermost, in the face of a famine stricken population. It seems incredible how any proprietor can do it, for it were surely far more natural for a man to forego his foolish sports for one season, and give the hares, and rabbits and game, which, after all, is only his while it is on his ground, to abate tho dreadful necessities that beset his fellow creatures." The First Printed Book. It is a re raarknble and rno3t interesting fact, that the very first use to which the discovery of printing was applied, was the production of the Bible. This was accomplished at Mentz, between the years 1450 and 1455. Out tonberg was tho inventor of the art, a goldsmith furnished the necessary funds. This tfible was in two folio volumes which have been justly praised for the strength and beauty of the paper, the exactness of the register, and the lustre of the ink. The work contains twelve hundred pages, and being the first ever printed; of course involved a long period of time, and an immense amount of mental, manual and mechanical labor ; and yet for a long time after it bad been finished and offered for sale, not a Btnglc humau being, save tho artists themselves, knew how it had been accomplished. j, " Father," said a hopeful urchin to his patrrnal relative, uwhy don't our school master send the editor of the newspaper an account of the tannings he gives the boys ?" "I don't know," said the fond parent; " but why do you ask such a question ?" " Why, tho paper says that Mr. Brown hag tanned three thousand hides at his estab lishment during the past year, and I know that old Furoey has tanned our hides more'n twice a many times the editor ought to know it." 19 A negro preacher was holding forth one Sunday, and in the course of his re marks said : "Dere be two roads. De fust is a broad straight road leading to death and brim atone. The other is a straight and narrow road, leading to hell, fire and damnation.' 14 If dem be de fact," shouted Sambo, rising from his seat, dis yere nigger'a for de woods." . 1 Don't stand there loafing," said professor at Franklin and Marshall College. to three students, standing where thej shouldn't. " We're not loafing," said one of them, " there are only three of as, aad it takes leaven to make a loaf." 19 A country paper says: A coW waa struck by lightning aad instantly killed, belonging to the village physician who ha a beautiful ealf four days oldi