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JUNCTION, KANSAS,
eATTIKIXA."X", ajLARCTI 14, 1663.
THE EANBAS AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE.
ThiB Institution is permanently located at
Manhattan, and under the fostering care of the
State and National Legislatures cannot fail to
prove a blessing to Kansas and the interior of
the American continent.
Under the provisions of the Act of Congress,
approved July 2d, 1862, it receives a donation,
as an endowment, of 90,000 acres of laud,
nhioh, if carefully selected, may just as well
be worth, within ten years, S400,000 as $50,000,
The fund is intended to he a perpetual one,
and the interest from time to time be applied
to aid in sustaining an institution of learning,
which, while the scientific and classical objects
will be the leading idea, still one department
will be developed in furtherance of Agricul
tural interests.
The Nation at liibt is beginning to feel the
importance of Agricultural development as a
eource of happiness and prosperity, and we
trust the State will continue to aid this good
beginning till valuable results flow from the
effort. The man who imagines that all the
valuable country in this continent is occupied
and developed needs to go to some such school
as the State and Nation have just breathed
into life. Let the light of science pour its rays
but for a brief space on practical tests in a
Department of Agriculture, and new fields of
thought, and new sources of wealth and happi
ness will be opened up. These hills and val
leys, these vast American plains, with the
mountains beyond, were not made in vain.
They must bo developed under the light of
science and practical agriculture. And the
day is not distant when their value will be
discovered, and when they will become a vast
source of wealth and happiness to the Nation.
The location is a happy one. The scenery
r.round is well calculated to cultivate the intel
lectual eye and the imagination, while close
by can be found all the varieties of soil and
moisture of the great interior belt of the conti
nent. The College edifice stands on a beauti
ful elevation, removed from impure air or
improper surroundings, while the water is
pure and good. The building, grounds, library,
and apparatus, are all good, and constitute a
most valuable gift to the State, and form an
excellent beginning for an institution not
dreamed of nine months since. Surely this is
a fast age, and we have reason to take courage.
The present is ominous of future good. Let
this Institution receive the earnest aid and
support of Western Kansas, and the whole
Stale, and it will soon begin to scatter its
blessings far and wide. We trust no narrow,
selfish policy will be adopted by the State, and
that no caviling opposition will be made to it.
The object ia a noble one, and should receive
the hearty co-operation of all. True, it is a
great undertaking to bnildon the edge of pres
ent settlement a first class Institution. But it
can be done. Once permanently well endowed
it can move on and give to your sons that nice
discipline of mind, which will enable him to
thread the dizzy heights, or marshall his entire
energies in the great conflict of human thought
and effort.
With the hearty support of friends, the fos
tering care of the State, and the aid of the
Nation, Kansas may soon be able to not only
educate her own sons and daughters at home,
but to add vastly to the wealth, happiness, and
well beinjr of man.
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Recruiting in Tennessee.
Gen. Rosecrans is doing a " heavy busi
ness" in the way of recruiting his army
from the refugees who are fleeing from the
rebel press gangs. The mountains and
woods around Murfreesboro are full of these
exiles from their homes. Not many days
ago an army " scout "(spy) brought in
twenty in one squad, eight of whom he had
persuaded to desert from the service with
arms in their hands. Many of them at
once joined the Tennessee and other Fed
eral regiments, and Gen. Rosecrans has
commenced to raise a brigade of them for
special State servico, to join which they are
quite ready. He has determined to receive
all conscripts and refugees as citizens, and
not as rebel soldier deserters, and will not
send them to Vicksburg for exchange.
This course, it is thought, will tend greatly
to demoralize the rebel army. The tyranny
and oppression of the rebelites over the
masses of the people in the South is almost
incredible. Chicago Post.
A Patriotic Bisnop. At the great
Union meeting in Cincinnati, a letter was
read from Bishop Rosecrans, (a brother of
the General) expressing the most patriotic
Bentiments. We quote :
"To abandon our free government be
cause wc must wait a year or two to get
rulers to suit ns, would be unutterable
meanness of spirit. To give up our nation
al integrity, our legitimate government,
our old flag, disband our army, and wait to
see what disposition General Bragg's army
will make of us when its comes North
again, would be suicidal folly.
God keep us from such folly and its dis
astrous consequences! May the gloom
that hangs over us now make us forget all
differences of minor importance, and join
together, heart and soul, in giving the
cause of order and justice a triumph over
both the short sightedness of its friends and
the treacherous violence of Us enemief."'
Patriotic Letter of Gen. Robert B. MrtckelL
We take pleasure in publishing the fol
lowing testimonial of unflinching devotion
to the Union from the pen of Gen. Robert
B. Mitchell, a Kansas Democrat. On rec
ommendation of Gen. Rosecrans, he has
been nominated by the President to a
Major-Generalship. We are confident that
no one would do Kansas more honor in this
position :
Headquarters, Nashville, )
Tenn, Feb. 23, 1863. f
Hon. Hugh SSmith, President of the Nash.
ville union Club :
Sir Your kind note inviting me, in be
half of your club, to be present today at
the capitol, to participate with them in cel
ebrating the anuiversary of the birth of
asbwgton, was received some days since,
and it was my expectation to have answered
in person on that interesting occasion. I
find, however, that an unusual press of
official business this morning will prevent
my attendance. This I exceedingly regret,
as it is desirable that every countenance
and encouragement should be given to the
people to recall, review and celebrate the
immortal virtues and patriotic deeds of the
Father of his Country, nt a time when that
country ii rudely assailed by nearly one
half the States and one-third of the people
who have grown great and prosperous under
its protection.
George Washington achieved immortality
by establishing a Government unequalled
in the history of the world. It remains
with us, if we would be true to his memory,
to perpetuate that benificent Government as
we found it an unbroken Union of States.
The heroic men now under arms are
charged with the responsibility of that holy
work. Rust assured they are not dis
couraged. They go forth to fresh battles
in the full assurance that this cruel rebellion
can only be crushed by the iron heel of vigor
ous liar. They believe that the great masses
of the North of all parties will stand true
to the soldiers of the Union, when we are
in the face of the enemy.
A few demagogues of the North, for
mere personal or partisan ends, have raised
a eickly cry for " peace," when they should
know that there can be no peace, except in
the crushing out of the rebellion by force
of arms. They have not deluded any con
siderable number of people, or if they have,
tho old unanimity will revive when it is
found that " peace " means separation.
With such valuable co-operation as is
afforded to the Government officials by the
Union Club, of Nashville, I hopo soon to
sec the powerful State of Tennessee restored
to its old allegiance to the Government of
Washington.
Respectfully, your ob't scrv'r,
Robt. B. Mitchell.
From Vicksburg.
Memphis, Majch G.
We have news from the fleet to Tuesday.
All the canals, it is now thought, will be
successful. The dredging machines are
working upon the canal opposite Vicksburg,
and soon tho gunboats will be able to pass
through. Already our gunboats up Yazoo
Pass had nearly reached Yazoo City.
There was no doubt as to our ability to get
our forces in the rear of Vicksburg, and
thus cut off their communication with
Jackson and Lake Providence.
The weather is bright and clear, and the
troops now have splendid camping ground.
lbc canal is nearly ready for use. As
soon as the trues and stumps and other ob
structions are removed the water is to be
let into it. Already the Mississippi is
fourteen feet higher than the lake. Alto
gether the situation is very satisfactory,
and Vicksburg is certain to fall. It is
feared that the enemy will evacuate.
It is said the owners of property along
the streams to be overflowed via Lake
Providence, have made an offer to the citi
zens of Vicksbvrg of $2,500,000 if they
will surrender and save them from loss by
the cutting of the levee. The destruction
of property will be immense should these
lands be submerged. The skies look bright
er, and stock in Gen. Grant is going up.
Bad shots with Confederate troops are ex
pended, it is reported that the Confederates
will dispute tho possession of the country
near Lake Providence.
A Defeat at Franklin.
Nashville, 6th. Further details of the
ffght at Franklin yesterday have been re
ceived. Five regiments of infantry, one
battery, 18th Ohio, with 9th Pennsylvania
and 2nd Michigan cavalry, all under com
mand of Col. Coburn, of the 33d ludiana,
advanced on Spring Hill on the 4th. Sev
eral spirited skirmishes took place during
the day. our troops camping four miles
distant.
On the 5th a movement was apparent,
and during some disorder on our left, the
rebels suddenly opened fire on our men,
with three batteries, from different points.
At the same time the enemy opened on each
flank in greatly superior numbers.
The unequal contest was maintained with
great determination, with heavy loss on
both sides, and resulted unfortunately for
our side. A largo part of the 22nd Wis.,
85th and 33d Ind and 19th Mich., with
most of their commissioned officers, being
captured. Our artillery and cavalry were
successfully withdrawn.
The rebels have fallen back. Their force
was infantry. Heavier artillery than ours.
Van Dora's force is estimated at 18,000.
Gen. Gilbert's inaction is very much
censured by officers and men, in failing to
reinforce Col. Colburn. He had seven reg
iments at Franklin.
!. Hon. Ed. Russell, of Doniphaa Co.,
has been appointed Qaartermaster General
of the State, ty Gov. Carney. Mr. R.
was one of the aembers of the late House,
is a man of ability aid integrity, and "will
faithfully perform his duties. Bulletin.
Xko PiaUe TastttalfcM.
Daring the past week the bill locating
the Agricultural College at Manhattan pass
ed both branches without a dissenting voice.
This result becomes extraordinary when the
actual condition of affairs is considered; the
importance of that institution, the numerous
conflicting local interests, the powerful ad
verse and jealous force, that might at any
moment resist the measure, and the all
absorbing and bitter contest that rages upon
the question of the location of the sister
Institution, the State University.
With this result, the people of the North
western counties may well be pleased. For
two years has Riley county been before the
Legislature seeking in vain to obtain the
location of the University, always encoun
tering strong and combined opposition ; but
now she receives without one opposing vote
the gift of an institution enriched by double
endowment and sustained by the sympathy
of a host of friends in the Last, and a pow
erful party in Congress.
These Agricultural Colleges will form a
brotherhood of educational interests, such
as no nation has ever seen. Every State
will seek their welfare, and no Congress
can afford to disregard their wants. Thus
supported by the nation, the States and the
people, and strengthened by co-operation
and combination, they will become the glory
and crown of our Common School system,
and the pride of America.
The harmonious action of the Western
members is the secret of this singular sue
ccs. Mr. Fullington, of Riley county, has
won the esteem of his fellow members for
bis sagacity, energy, determination and
candor. No one can fail to recognize his
manly traits and honor bis integrity of
character and his constituents may be
proud of the legislative career of their Rep
resentative. The location of the University, however,
has caused a close and hot strife between
Emporia and Lawrence. Emporia claiming
it as being the point indicated by the Con
stitotion, as it is central and eligible ; and
on local grounds, because the valley of the
Kansas should not receive all the favors of
the State, and this was all that Neosho Val
ley claimed. Lawrence demanding it in
consideration of a donation of f 15,000.
Mr. Esk ridge was the sole champion of
Lmporia, while Mr. Ltncry, the advocate
of Lawrence, was supported by Messrs.
Mitchell, Griffith, and others. Lawrence,
too, had a numerous and powerful lobby
working for her; and it is not strange that
the victory should have been won. Topeka
Tribune, Feb. 14.
ALABAMA LOYALTY.
Judge Lane, of Alabama, said in a speech
at the Opera House Union meeting :
" I am sorry to hear of there being a
party in the West and North who are op
posed to every measure of putting down
the rebellion. There seems to be traitors
in the North and butternuts in the West
who cry peace ! peace ! when there is no
peace. In answer to such, I say : give me
coercion, subjugation, Lincoln and emanci
pation every measure, in fact, which will
bring destruction upon traitors and restore
our Uuion.
I do bclievd, upon mature reflection, that
we never would have peace in this country
with separate and distinct nationalities in it.
Upon this ground, then, if upon no other,
would I advocate a vigorous prosecution of
the war so long as the waters flow through
the Ohio to their home in the Atlantic, and
so long as the green grass springs forth to
beautify its banks. 1 would to God that
peace wore restored in our land; but I
would want it restored with the condition
that every traitor and every secessionist in
the South, and every copperhead in the
North and West, should come forward and
acknowledge allegiance and fidelity to our
Government." Applause.
Deceased Soldiers.
Having spent a few days in the Second
Auditor's office at Washington, I haye
thought it might be of some benefit to the
representatives of deceased soldiers 'and
those who are attempting to obtain their
" back pay and bounty," to publicrj state
that, to procure prompt action in that
office and prevent the great delays arising
from Kansas claims, the applicant should
definitely state the letter of the company,
number of regiment, name of Captain and
Colonel on which and under whom they first
enlisted, the letters numbers and names of
every Captain and Colonel to which and
under whom they have served and on which
their names appear sabsequent to enlistment
and to which they have at different times
been transferred. This course, and this
alone, will enable the examining clerks to
trace out the identity of the soldier.
All this confusion in tb.3 clerk's office at
Washington, in the Kansas claims, was
caused by tho consolidation and transfers of
companies and regiments in the winter of
1862.
Many of the "mustering out rolls"
have not yet reached the proper office at
Washington, on which so many soldiers
were mustered at Fort Scott and other
places. Cor. Leav. Bulletin.
Robberies. A gentleman informed us
yesterday tbat the houses of two citizens of
this county, living some three miles out,
were entered on Tuesday night, by a gang
of ruffisnly thieves, and robbed of every
thing valuable that could be found. They
even took one man out, Daniels by naae,
we believe, and weat so far as to pat a rope
around his neck, forcing hisa to "disgorge,"
and forced the female occupants to five p
all their money, down to same of $10.
This is drawing to a very fne point," and
is getting altogether too near hove. The
thieves and highwaymen ia this city and
county must be driven out, if it has to be
done at the poiat of the bayonet. Leaven
worth Bulletin.
19 Tbe Montana swa aude as attempt
to expel the U. S. officers. They won't leave.
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O0SKALJKWS HUH.
A Cairo dispatch of the 6th inst, says :
TI.A atomer J. K. Bell arrived hen thi
morning from Yoang's Point, Ark,, having
on boara upwarus ui uve uuuureu contra
bands, sent up to St. Louis by General
Prentiss. They appear to be healthy able
bodied plantation hands, male and female.
The Peterburg Express contains Charles
ton advices to Feb. 26. The latest advices
from Port Royal state that the Yankee ieet
now there numbers 123 vessels, including
three frigates and twenty gunboats. The
balance are chiefly transports. There are
30,000 men collected there and more ex
nee ted.
Com, Porter has declared that any per
son guilty of firing on unarmed vessels shall
be hanged, also persons burning cotton or
levying contributions.
The Polish question is the leading topic
in Europe. France sent a dispatch to Ber
lin expressing great dissatisfaction at the
intervention of Prussia in the affairs of
Poland. In the British House, Lord Rus
set denounced the oourse of Russia.
Col, Phillips, of the Second Indian Reg
iment, has furnished a guard to the Chero
kee Legislature, which is now in session.
The Cherokees are fast returning to their
allegiance.
Becapture of the Iadianola.
Washington, March 8.
Encouraging news from the Mississippi
through rebel sources are received to-day.
One telegram reports the Indianola cap
tured and the Queen of the West very
much damaged. Another is to the effect
that the Indianola was not captured, but
destroyed after the guns were taken off.
The Richmond Dispatch of March 6th,
says the gunboat Indianola, recently cap
tured from the Yankees, was blown up last
night by the rebels. Her guns fell into
the bands of the Federals, and the Queen
of the West left in such a hurry as to
leave part of her crew on shore.
A later dispatch says the Indianola was
not destroyed, and they are raising bcr.
It is oow confidently asserted that tha
Indianola was sunk in the encounter with
the rams Webb and Music, and report has
it that the Webb suffered so much in but
ting her, and from the effect of the ten
inch shells from the Indianola, that she too
had sunk.
On the night of the fight a great explo
sion was heard, which was believed to have
come from the magazine of one of the
sinking boats.
Should the story prove true, the rebels
are left in a most helpless situation for the
defense of the Mississippi.
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States in Rebellion.
The latest advices from the Southwest,
in the Richmond papers of February 28th,
state that General Rosecrans had advanced
as far as Middloborougb, half way between
Murfreesboro and Suelbyville.
A naieign paper cnarges mat me peity
tyranny ef the rebel military, and the ope
rations of speculators, have brought starva
tion upon the people.
The Mobile Register says efforts are
being made by the Mobile and Ohio Rail
road to stay the famine effects of General
Pemberton's order prohibiting the shipment
of flour and meal southward. But, as the
railroad agents have no bayonets, the evil
continues unabated. If it were left to the
arbitrament of justice and humanity, Gen
eral Pemberton and his dictatorial edicts
would go to the wall.
The Richmond negro market is reported
active and buoyant. The offerings are
large and the demand heavy. The prices
of adults range from $1500 to S2500.
The Examiner's leader upon the rebel
finances denounces Congress for its dilatory
action in providing ways and means, and
says it augur3 a consciousness of incapacity
to master the subject, but mastered it must
be, or the worst consequences will follow.
The suonlv of salt and food, and Confed
erate taxation, occupied the attention of the
Virginia Senate. In the House of Dele
gates a bill passed to transfer the State
line troops to the Confederate army. A
resolution of thanks to General Floyd was
adopted.
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A Raid on Fairfax.
Information has been received that the
rebel Captain Mosely, with bis command,
entered Fairfax Court House this morning,
at 2 o'clock ; they captured the Provost
Marshall, patrols, stores, dec, together witb
General Stoughton and all the men detach
ed from his brigade. They also took every
person that could be found. The com
manding officer of the Post, Col. Johnson,
of the 5th New York cavalry, nude his
escape. All our available cavalry was, at
last accounts, in pursuit of the rebels. The
enemy appeared suddenly during a rain
storm. Gen. Stoughton had established
his head quarters some distance from his
brigade. The rebels captured one hundred
and ten horses. They went in search of
General Windham, but that General was in
Washington. They however reached his
trunk and captured his paper?. The tele
graph operator, it is said, was gobbled up
by them.
Xaxat fcr 1863.
By an act pasted on the 27th of Febru
ary, a tax of five mills on the dollar is
levied oa all taxable property ia the State
to defray the current expenses of the State
Government for the year 1863.
Section third of the act reads as follows:
" That one mill on the dollar of the tax
levied ahall hn nvibfe ia lawfal moaev of
the United State, or matured eoapoas of
toe Dooda of the State or Kansas, wnicn
shall be reserved exclusively for the pay
ment of the interest upon sach bonds, the
issue of which has beta authorised by law,
aad for the redemption of said bonds."
ft. General SaiaVw'iil soon be trana
ferred to the command lately held by Gen.
Curtis.
Oar Qaeta.
From the oensus returns of 1860 the
New York Herald compiles a list of all the
able-bodied white men, between the ages of
eighteen and forty-five years in the loyal
States and Territories. It gives the num
ber aa 4,463,000 the whole population
being 22,740,437. Making liberal allow
ances for the men exempt from military
duty, and the available force is safely set
down at four millions of men, "almost
equal to the entire white population, men,
women, and children, of the rebel States.
Of this force, one million has already been
called into the field, and we have a force of
three millions to fall back upon. That is
the condition of the loyal States at a time
when the conscriptions of Jeff. Davis, ex
tended through twelve months, have nearly
exhausted the South. Of this fact we have
the most abundant proof.
But we wished to speak of the quota for
Kansas. If 4,463,000 men were raised in
the loyal States, Kansas would have to raise
only 21,000. The Herald gives 21,000 as
our number of fighting men, but it gets
these figures from considering our popula
tion 143,645 a much larger number of
people than we ever bad.
We are convinced, from an examination
of these figures, that the thirteen regiments
now in the field are so much in advance of
any call ever made uoon ns tbat no addi
tional men wonld be required from Kansas,
even if 600,000 more soldiers were to be
put into the field to-morrow.
Kansas does not shirk, however, and we
can raise more men, by volunteering, if the
emergency becomes pressing. Conserva
tive.
From MistiMippi.
The Chicago Times' special, dated Cold
water River, Mississippi, March 1st, says
aa expedition left Moon Lake, Wednesday
morning March 4, reaching the end of the
pass Monday noon, twelve miles in three
days and a half. The boats were much
broken in light upper works, but not one
damaged in the hull or machinery. A most
uimcuit portion oi me irip is overcome.
Soldiers and seamen occupied every turn,
cutting down trees, clearing away drift
wood and otherwise working. The channel
water is deep, with swift current, and the
course very crooked j great danger of boats
being dashed against trees every turn.
They move forward again to-morrow. A
battery is reported at the mouth of the
Coldwater, twelve miles from here. The
health of the expedition is excellent, and in
fine spirits, and very confident. Weather
very fine. Lieut. Commander Smith and
General Ross promises to control the stream
with gunboats as high up as the pass and
as low down as we go.
From New Orleans and Mexico.
The New Orleans Era, of the 1st, states
that twenty rebels, who were recently sent
through the rebel lines, returned, begging
to be allowed to take the oath of allegiance
and for bread. All were suffering actual
hunger, and children oiying for food. They
give a fearful statement of destitution iu
rebeldom.
Later advicos from Vera Cruz, state that
the French army is entirely inactive, being
unable to accomplish anything without large
reinforcements, which if not soon sent, must
be driven from the country. The Frencl
officers arc disgusted; the climate is oporat
ing unfavorably upon the soldiers; the bulk
of the army is near Puebla. The country
is infested with guerrillas, well armed and
mounted. Whole trains of supplies from
Vera Cruz were captured. Tho French
are constructing a railroad to Puebla, and
guerrillas are amusing themselves by
spreaamg rans 10 run trains on me trace.
Tobacco. Mr. H. Fietz, cigar manu
facturer, has shown ns a sample of some
two hundred pounds of tobacco, raised from
the Connecticut seed, by one of our farmers,
which he purchased and has been working
up, and pronounces greatly superior to the
common variety. According to the experi
ence of the gentleman who raised this, it
will yield 1,000 pounds to the acre, and of
a quality which will readily command at
present prices, fifteen cents a pound in our
city, tbus making an acre pay 9150. Think
of that, farmers of Kansas one hundred
and fifty dollars to the acre and complain
no more of hard times, as the exercise of
the skill, industry and perseverance of
which you are capable, will fill your pockets
whq green decks, uon't tear tbat von will
glut the market, for tbat will be impossiole
for two or three years to come, at least.
Atchison Champion.
From Baiks Amy.
The following is from the Richmond
papers ui tuo tu. .intelligence reuaoie
and of the greatest importance, has been
receiveu irom me iroot. xne preparation
being made bv Banks1 armv mint imuriaf
ablv to an immediate advance. Avntpn
mortar boats, the sloop of war Mississippi,
ana tne gunooet .r&ssex, are now acbored at
Baton Rouge. Banks' force is full 30,000.
Ambulances and litters are being prepared.
The opinion of military men is that Port
Hudson will be attacked in a fe Av
The Utmost confidence nrevaila innn bnth
omcers ana men in our ability to defeat the
enemy.
Victor Huato haa addressed aa ex
hortation to the Rasaian soldiers not to
fght against the Poles. The annexed ex
tract from its oonoluding paragraph will
serve to give the spirit of the whole :
" If in the 19th century joa eoasnmmate
the assassination of Poland, know ye, men
of the Russian army, that yoa will mil
which appears impossible-eves lower than
tha gaars of the Sovtbera States of Amer
ica, aad raise against jot tha execration of
tha whole civilised world. Crimea com
mitted by might remain eriaes; pablic
uwv ycuaiiy, AMUI SOlOMrS, l
the Poke inspire yon, fght aot against them.
What jo have before you is Poland is
not the enemy, it is example."
Chanc la the Stats Central' KepubUeaa Ceta
At a meeting held in Topeka on Tuesday.
tbe 3d inst, the following changes were
made in the State Central Republican Com
mittee :
W. P. Douthltt. of Shawnee, in place of
Chester Thomas.
J. F. Leggett, of Johnson, in place of
Sidney Clarke.
Wm. B. Craig, of Doniphan, in place of
John J. Ingalls.
Jacob Stotler, of Lyon, in place of J. r .
Mulao.
S. F. Atwood, of Leavenworth, remains
Secretary.
No other proceedings were had.
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Sharp Practice. Four negroes were
arrested in Washington City recently, for
disorderly conduct, and fined one dollar
each, in default of which they were put io
the lock-up. A man was put in tbe cell
opposite to them, who had refused to pay a
fine of twenty dollars for peddling without
a license. Presently, growing tired of his
limited accommodations, the peddler re
marked, to nobody in particular, tbat he
had the money to pay his way out. Hear
ing this, one of the negroes reaohed his
hand from bis cell across the narrow gang
way, and said to the peddler, " Here ! If
you want to get out, give me the money for
your fine." The pedler supposing the hand
to be that of the patrolman on duty, put a
twenty dollar noto in it. The negroes then
called the patrolman, and said they were
willing to pay their fines. They were
taken out of their cell, aud paid their fines
out of the twenty dollar note, receiving
sixteen dollars change, and were soon out of
sight. Who says the African isn't capable
of the highest civilization ?
Nets Qlbucrtisrmcnts,
LUMBER! LUMBER!!
The undersigned will, about the 25th of
March, start the
STEAX SAW MILL AT BATCHELDER.
Sawing will be done, and Lumber sold at
reasonable rates. Orders promptly filled.
nl9-4t A. B. & II. II. WHITING.
Saline County Delinquent Tax List.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT I WILL
offer at Public Sale, according to law, on
the first Tuesday of May, A. D. 1863, the fol
lowing described property, at Salina, Saline
county, Kansas, to pay taxes and charges
thereon for the year 18t5'2; and if said taxes
and charges are unpaid on the aforesaid day,
said land will be sold, commencing on that
day. RANSOM CALKIN.
The south-west quarter of section 6, town
ship 14, range 2, West ; 100 acres ; tax $3.80 ;
owner, Galoway.
East half of the north-west quarter of sec
tion 12, township 14, range 3, West ; 80 acret ;
tax, $1.90; owner, L. L. Parsons.
NOTICE.
THE 1ST TERM OP THE PROBATE COURT
of Davis county, Kansas, for the year 1863,
will be held in Junction City commencing on
the first Monday of April. All persons having
business before said Court will be there on tho
first day of the term. P. Z. TAYLOR,
Trobatc Judge,
nl8-3t) Paris Co., Kansa
ATTACHMENT.
Henry Whitcsidcs, Plaintiff, J Before James
against J- Humphrey, J. P.
Pardon Davis, Defendant. J of Manh a 1 1 a a
Township, Riley county, Kansas.
On the the 2f th day of February, A. D. 1863,
said Justice issued an Order of Attachment
in the above action for the sum of ninety-nine
and 99 100 dollars and to cover costs.
Trial set for the 11th day of April, A. D. 1868.
Manhattan, March 2d, 1863.
JULIUS E. HIBBARD,
nl8-4tpf$2.50 Plaintiff's Attorney.
UsTxtlxer Hall,
Dealer in
DRUGS.HEMCINES & CHEMICAI8.
Joints, Oils and "Vamislieu
GLASS, PUTTY, &c.
IPure "Wines & Liquors,
FOR MEDICINAL PURPOSES.
DYfc WOODS & DYE STUFFS GENERALLY.
Junction City, Kinsaa.
MEDICINES WARRANTED GENUINE,
and of the best quality. Customers will
find my stock complete, comprising many arti
cles it is impossible here to enumerate, and all
Bold at moderate prices. ill 8
LUMBER! LUMBER!
HAVING Rented Colonel Wilton's
Mill, at Junction City, for a limited time,
I am prepared to fill Orders for
BlAOlaAlxru-t
OAK AND COTTONWOOD z
litTMBBHf on abort notice, and on terms to suit the time.
8AWING done on reasonable terms; or I will
saw first quality of Logs on shares, if desired.
WANTED!
Three men, to work by the month, or job, who
will take their pay in lumber or sawing.
nl4-tf. N. S. GILBERT.
INTERNAL RSTENUE !
T0tflCE is hereby11 given that the nnfor
1 signed Collector fer the State of Kansas,
will be at JUNCTION 'CITY, in the couny of
Davis, on the
16th Day of March, 1863,
by himself, or Deputy, for the collection of the
Internal Revenue of the United Stales, for said
County, under an act entitled, "An Act to
provide Internal Revenue to support the Gov
ernment and to pay intereat on the public
debt," approved July 1, 1862. Persons refusing
to take out a license will bo liable to pay
Three Timet the Amount!
And tnose faiUS to P7 . . in ?
case, witaia the time specified, aa sforesaii,
hall be liable to pay
Tarn Per OtmL Additional !
mn tie amount thereof '.
alEtd JOHN 8PEEB, Collector.
W. E. SUTLXFF,
Merchant Tailor.
Eliridgt SoaM,
LftWYfjaet, Ktnits.
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