Junction, Kansas, March 28, 1863.
LIGHT ! LIGHT ! Hall bu received an excel
lent quality of Coal OH.
fcT Hiram Beale, at Ashland, keep a first-
IT Captain Stewart' company received an
instalment last Saturday ofabout eight thousand
Coxscairnos. Sidney Clark, Provost Marshall,
Dr. Tiffin Sinks, Surgeon, and Edward Russell,
hare been appointed to carry out the provisions
of the Conscription Act in Kansas.
CTWe were pleased to have a call the other
day from Captain Becteb, of C company of the
Twelfth. He is a good, eocial fellow, of gentle
manly qualities, and will add to the gayety of
ETCaptain OfBey's company of regulars, which
passed through this place a few weeks ago, with
the intention of garrisoning Fort Larned, have
returned and are now on their way to join their
regiment in Tennessee.
23 Our Washington correspondent says he has
been informed by those who ought to know that
the Usiox is one of the best rural papers in the
country. We are at a loss to know who it could
be unless it were members of the Cabinet.
9& The Leavenworth papers note the arri
ral of Mr. Wilson, of the firm of Wilson &
Hastings, who has been in the East selecting a
large and varied assortment of hardware. We
trust they may have the hardware wants of
Western Kansas to supply.
I7"The Beef, Flour and Bacon contracts to
supply Fort Riley, were let last Thursday as fol
lows : G. W. fc U. Higginbotham, are to supply
the Bacon at $7 19 per one hundred pounds ;
M. J. Gove, the Beef, at $5 60 nett ; Peter Clark,
the Flour, at $3 87.
HZT Captain Stewart hits been successful in his
efforts to retain among us I company of the 9th.
The garrison of this post now consists of three
companies two caxalry and one infantry. The
Captain deserves the thanks of Western Kansas
br hiB efforts in this respect, for soldiers are the
fountain-head, from which issues green backs.
The more the merrier.
O At the township election, held last Mon
day, the following was the result at this pre
cinct : For Trustee . K. Bartlctt, 59 votes ;
for Justices of the Pence G. F. Gordon, 53, and
J. W. Woodward. 59 ; For Constables E. X.
Church, 57, and W. Reynols, 52; Road Over
Beer A. W. Cnllen, 59 There was no opposi
tion. We have not seen the vote of the reft of
Desestebs. Provost orders are becoming com
mon all over the countr' respecting these mis
erable specimens of humanity; and accounts of
gentlemen with blue coats and brass buttons
loafing around are also common. It is with
pride we state that not a single one of our Junc
tion bos has thus disjrenced himself In fnct,
ve may say so of all Western Kansiis No mili
tary clad gentlemen are loafing around here all
are with their regiment, doing duty in the cause
hich they have espoused. We venture to say
tLat not a single community in the loyal States,
which has furnished an equ.il number of volun
teers, can furnish a record more free from blemish
l,Thorapson, Woodruff & Co., are now re
ceiving their spring stock, and certainly arc
giving special bargains in all the -varied de
partments of the dry goods and notion trade
They arc the only exclusive wholesale house in
Leavenworth, and pay their whole attention to
the jobbing department, country merchants
will find it to their advantage to call upon
them for goods in their line. Sutlers and In
dian Traders will find a complete stock of
goods for their trade. They are receiving fifty
more of those assorted crates of Queensware so
well adapted to the wants of the retail trade.
Also five thousand new Gunny Sacks.
A Methodist Mim&teb. The M. E Conference
has appointed the Rev John Paulson to supply
the church in this place. The Topeka Tribune
thus speaks of the gentleman, who will soon be
mong us: "Mr Paulson's departure from our
midst is a matter of deep regret not only among
his own people, but of all classes and denomina
tions. He is a man of tine abilities, independent,
fearless and zealous ; a Christian and a Church
Reformer in his way ; will dissipate many of
those eatechismal and semi-doctrinal incongrui
ties of the past, and make warm friends where-
tct he goes."
TBIBUTE TO THE LATE CAPTAIN CLARKE.
J1" By the kindness of Capt. Stewart, we have
been furnished with the following tribute to the
worth and gallantry of the late C&ptain Clarke,
written by Gen. Denver to Mrs. Clarke :
La Grange, Texx., Jan. 14, 1663.
Mt Dear Madam : It is now about two weeks
ince I heard of the irreparable loss which you,
sa well as myself, have sustained by the death
of your husband, the gallant and inestimable
Capt. C Frascis Clarke, and although I ielt it
to be my duty to write ou on the sad event, yet
It is with the utmost difficulty I can even now
summon courage sufficient to do so.
You have lost a kind husband, and I have lost
a warm friend aud most valuable officer, and one
whose place It will be exceedingly difficult to
npply. 1 have not been so fortunate as to have
verseen him in the midst of his family ; but I
know that one so uniformly kind and accommo
dating in his disposition, must have endeared
himself to hia wife and children by the strongest
tie of affection. For about a year, we were
hardly ever separated, even for a day, and the
eaanal acquaintance of a few days, at Fort
Leavenworth, ripened into warm friendship,
amid the roar of cannon and clangor of battle in
front of Corinth. No braver man ever lived, and
it would be difficult to find a more accomplished
officer. Little did I think when parting with
him, on the 27th day of November last, f when
.x I found him unable to do duty, and sent him
" back to Memphis, where he might obtain proper
medical treatment) that it would be the last
time we would meet on earth. The war we are
MJPfftd in has found many yictims, but there
araoen whosa memory will be more warmly
. cherished, by all who knew hiin, than that of
I fear I can offer yon but little consolation in
this hour of affliction ; for although your loss
has been very great, mine has not been small.
And yet.'however much we may be disposed to
complain, still we should not too much repine at
the dispensation of an over-ruling Providence.
Hoping that you and yours tne wife and family
of my lost friend may be made to feel none of
the frowns of adversity, but that the Almighty
Ruler of the Universe may take you under His
especial care, I am madam, though to you per
sonally a stranger.
Your most sincere and earnest Friend,
J. W. DENVER.
Maa. C. Francis Clabxe, Fort Riley, Kan.
Capt. Killers, the Provost Marshal, has
received a notice frcm Gn. Curtis that
some 200 negroes are on their way up from
St. Louis, on the Gaty, which will arrive
in a day or two. The question arises,
What will we do with them ? There are no
houses in the city to quarter thorn in, and
it is doubtful if it would be best to keep
tbem in the city if there was room. We
presume Capt K. will put thcni in camp a
few miles from the city, and then inform
the farmers of the State, who can hire such
as are able to work. There is need of their
labor Leav. Bulletin.
From Port Hudson.
The following was received at Washing
ton by Col. Stager, per steamer to .New
York, by telegraph to Baton Rooge :
Southwest Pass; March 15 Commodore
Farragut, lending in the Hartford, attacked
the Port fludsou battoriee, last night at 11
o'clock with the fleet. The steamer Missis
sippi ran aground, and was abandoned and
burned. The firing on both sides was rapid
and severe. The army are within five miles
of the enemy's work, in goo-1 spirits and
bound to win. Cavalry kirmi.shing is the
only figbti'ig as yet. (Signed.)
CHAS. BOXTIIEY, As't Supt.
t.A Mormon missionary, M. Bertrand,
gives the following table of the state of pn
ligamy among the Mormons: Husband
with seven or more wives, 285 ; husband,
with five wives, 730; husbands with four
wives, 13,000 ; husbands with more than
one and less than four wives, 1400 m)
that three wives may be taken as the aver
age. The Conservative learns that Col.
Thomas Ewing, of the 11th Knn-as, wa
made a Brigr.dier General on the 13th inst.
Capt. M. H. Insley has been appointed
to the regular army for the position he now
Capt. Win, Tholen has been made Adju
tant to Gen Deitzler,
New Trial. Thos. L. Madden, sen
tenced to the penitentiary at the fall term
f the District Court of thN county, h.is
been granted a new tna by the Supreme
Court. Topeka Tribune
Ig. The New York City banks now
hold nearly forty millions of gold a sum
twice as large as they would hold if they
ere making specie payment.
m m m
Gen. Herrnn, the hero of Prairie Grove,
has been confirmed a Major General.
THE 1ST TERM OF THE FROBATE 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 the
first day of the term. P. Z. TAYLOR,
n!8-3t) Davis Co., Kansas.
Henry Whitesidcs, Plaintiff, "1
Humphrey, J. 1.
Pardon Davis, Defendant. J of Manh a 1 1 a n
Township, Riley county, Kansas.
On the the 27th day of February, A. D. 1S03,
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 dav of April, A. D. 1SG3.
Manhattan, March 2d, 1863.
JULIUS E. HIBBARD,
nl8-4tpfS2.50 Plaintiff's Attorney.
DRUGS.MEDICINES & CHEMICALS.
Iints. Oils arid. "Varnishes,
GLASS, PUTTY, sc.
3?ure "Wines & Liqiors,
FOR MEDICIXAL PURPOSES.
DYls WOODS & DYE STUFFS GENERALLY.
Junction City, Kansas.
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
sold at moderate prices. nlS
HAVING Rented Colonel Wilson's
Mill, at Junction City, for a limited time,
I am prepared to fill Orders for
OAK AND COTTONWOOD
L U MBER. !
on short notice, and on terms to suit the times.
SAWLNG done on reasonable terms; or I will
saw first quality of "Logs on shares, if desired.
Three men, to work by the month, or job, who
will take their pay in lumber or sawing.
nl4-tf. "- S. GILBERT.
WATSON & BRACE,
wholesale dealers in
CLQTHIIB m firniTTIlE GOODS.
i. i, Delaware street.
HAKPER LESLIE, and otbm Illu.u
ran Wtsklie,,ft sal by HALL.
THOMPSON, WOODRUFF & Co
Exclusively Wholesale Dealers in
FOBEiei AID DOMESTIC BRY GOODS.
YAJTKE E J0 TIO JVS !
To the Merchants of
KANSAS. COLORADO. AND NORTH
"We are now openin , direct from the manufac
turers, A LARGE STOCK OF
ON MAIN STREET. BETWEEN SHAW
NEE AND DELAWARE,
(Old StPndof Lucis t Donaghy )
We would call the attention of all to our Mam
moth Stock before makin purchases elsewhere.
In onr stock will be found all rades of
BROWN SHEETINGS. DENIMS,
and the latest and most desirable styles of
PRINT j, Delaines & LA. ,vNS.
A verv extensive stock of
All oj which we offer at
Unprecedented Low Prices
WE WILI, KOT RETAIL,
hence offer to dealers the benefits accruing from
THOMPSON, WOODRUFF A Co..
Main Street, bet. Shawnee and Del ware,
Stove & Tinner's
NO. 51 DELAWARE ST.. MR THIRD
I VERY THING REQUISITE IN THESE
- Branches of Business constantly on hand.
Tinners can buy their goods of me as cheap as
in St. Louis. Having an extensive workshop,
particular atiention given to the WHOLESALE
TRADE. Orders solicited.
F. R. MERK.
JAMES B. DAVIS,
Manufacturer and Dealer in
Of erery style and Description,
A Larqe Assortment of
Constat) tiy on hand.
66 Delaware Street, bet. Second and 'Third,
School Books, Blank Books,
every description of
mm m i bpiis pap a,
Furnishing & Paper Warehouse
67 DELAWARE STREET, BET 3d & 4TII,
THE HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOR RAGS.
1 0,9 O O
.f G JE JV T S II Vf . V TE D !
A CHANCE TOR ALL TCHO WISH TO
M PERSON SE.VDIMG 25 CENTS WILL
receive, post paid, one of the following
recipes: To make WESTERN CIDER. UNION
.-TICK STIGHT .ARTIFICIAL HONEY. LEA
THER POLLISH, SECRET ART OF CATCH
ING FISH ; oi for $1 00 I will send all five,
together with SKVriNTY-ONE other recipe?,
arts, am' discoverie, with circular containing
terms to Agents dAdress
J. W. LOGAN,
Box 12, Dunlapsville,
Or, Union county, Ind.
Box 34, Junction City,
Duvis County, Kansas.
J. C. KENNETT,
Kenton, Davis County, Kansas.
Will promp'ly attend to all kinds of Sur
veyinpon terras to suit the times.
FRED. P. DREW,
Junction City, Kansas.
Jcsctiojj Citt, Kansas, Jan. 26, 1863.
I Oilman D. Brooks, certify that on the 4th
day of December, 1SC0, I locap;d Military
Bounty Land Warrant, No. 29,458, 120 acres,
on lots No. 8, 9, and 10 of section 5, township 6,
range 1, east, containing 127 30-100 acres, for
which I received Register and Receiver's Cer
tificate, No. 1881, also ex cash Receipt, No. 4-38.
Both of which have been either mislaid or
stolen from me. Said land has in no wise been,
sold or alienated by me to any other person, in
whole or in part. And I intend, on the 14th
dsv of March, 1863, to make application at the
Register s Office, Junction City, for the Patent
to the said land issued in my name.
JUSTICES' BLAKKs of all kla4
.j pen sal at run errici
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
F 1JW Y .9JD S TJPLE
Orders will be promptly filled and carefully
S. M. ROTHCHILD,
Fo. 71 Delaware Street,
Leavenworth City, Kansas.
S. FECDUEiaiER & Co.
No. 50 Main Street,
HAVE IN STORE AND ARE
CONSTANTLY EECEITING- A.
Varied Assortment of
Ready jS ado
HATS AND CAPS,
jUulu MIL) uiUJiiju,
E MANUFACTURE OUR OWN
Goods in Philadelphia, and can compete
II aMITY A! PAIS
with any house west of Cincinnati. The atten
tion of buyers is invited to our stock, and a call
solicited before purchas ng elsewhere.
TO ALL OUR WESTERN FRIENDS,
Aud others as you come to mill, will want to
buv some Goods, Cheap for Cash, call at the
at the old stand.
No. 353 Poyntz Avenue.
E HAVE JUST RECEIVED FROM
the Philadelphia market, a large assort"
ment of Goods, consisting of
D rv G-ocds Clothing
Boots and Shoes, Hals and Caps,
TOBACCO, TEA, SUGAR,-
SOAP, GOAL OIL,
and other things too numerous to mention.
JALS0. Agents for Ayer'a Celebrated
All person desiring to invest Ca?h for
good Goods will please call and look through
our stock. JOHN PIPER & Co.
Manhattan, Dec. 25, 18G2.
. EDDY & ARNOLD,
"Wholesale Dealers in
JP-ATNTES, OZLS, BRUSHES,
Glassware, Perfumery, Fancy Articles, &c.
A Full Stock of
LAMP AND LAM? FIXTURES.
contantly on hand.
No. 10 Delaware Street, corner Main,
J. JULIU EGLLKK,
Manufacturer and Mholesale and Retail
415 CBEKOKEK ST., NEAR BROADWAT.
ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED, AND
WAKE DELIVERED AT EVERY
PLACE IN KANSAS.
ALL WARE WARRANTED.
FRUIT TREES FOR SALE.
' he subscriber hu on hand FIFTT THOUS-
AND APPLE TREES, or wiu.-e.ect
Tkrieties, as weli u aqaantity of Peach, Locast
c., &c . which he offers cheap for cash, or
will exchange for cowe, JM" ?",n'
at reasonable price. HIRAM BAL.
AeWand Vvrnrw, Daris Co., Kenaai. n45Iy.
Xo. 34 Delencare Street,
He has the largest assortment of
GROC E RIES
to be found in Leavenworth, of every variety
and quality, and in any quantity, which he
will sell as low as any house in tho City. His
stock is well selected, and embraces
found in a
Wholesale Grocery Store.
He has the best
to be found in the market, besides
COFFEE, GOLDEN SYRUP,
Molasses, Rice, Tobacco,
RAISINS, SODA, NAILS,
Port Wine, Claret, Old Bourbon, and
AXD LIQUORS OF EVERT BRAXD.
Also a thousand other things, too numerous
to mention, but which will be fully explained
by calling on
at Xo. 81 Delaware Street,
DRY GOODS HOUSE
The undersigned has opened a neir
Wholesale & Retail
DRY GOODS HOUSE
At the Old Established Store,
No. 50 Dslawaro St Bet. 2d & 3d.
Our Stock will be ENTIRELY NEW,
and, without enumerating, we would
Eay that it comprises
Everything in this Line!
Merchants and Settlers of
Will do well to give us a call when they
R. C BRANT & Co.
JOIIN P. WILEY, or JUNCTION 0I1Y,
keeps at his old stand,
The Claim House,
a jtood assortment of DRY GOODS 4 GRO
CERIES, and PROVISION.", aa well as BOOTS
and HOES ; and he flatters himself, as he has
no rent, clerk, or hauling to pay, that he is
able to sell as cheap as can be bought at the
retail houses in LeaTenworth City.
Haviug traded in St. Louis with Morgan 4
McCIung to over $50,000. and with Hensley &
Rusell, of Leavenworth Ciy, and now selliag
lor prominent 6rms in Leavenworth, I flatter
myself that I am regarded as a prompt and
well ported man, prepared if necessary to sell
good for others on commiisioa, on fair and
reliable terms, as well as to be able to sell
quite as cheap as tbey cn be purchased in
Westers Kansas. Farmers, bring oa your
HIDES AND PRODUCE,
and exchange with me, and hunters, bring me
your FDRS of all kinJs. and I will prOTe my
proposition. I also keep a small amouDt of
LUMBER and COOPER STUFF
on band for sale.
ALL PERSONS CONCERNED ARE HEREBY
notified that on November 5, 1859, I loca
ted, in my own name, Military Bounty Land
Warrant No. 90002, Act of 1855, on the north
east Quarter of section eleven township eleven
of range four, east in Kansas : that I have loet
the duplicate certificate of said location ; that
I have not sold, alienated, or in any manner
disposed of my interest therein, and that after
the expiratioa of six consecutive weeks pub
lication of this notice, tix: oa tne lotn oi .apm,
1863, 1 intend to apply for a Patent for said
land. HORACE BROOKS.
nl7-7t-pf? . 0
STETTAUkR k BROTHERS'
NEW YORK STORE,
Corner of Third and Delaware Sts ,
Have just received a full assortment of
C F N T i3
f.MCV MPKES8 GOODS!
KID GLOYE3. HOSIERY, NOTIONS, 4c.
Which e offer to the Public at the
JLowest Cash. ?rices S
TO WHOLtALX BCTXR3
We would only say, one of our firm, being con
stantly in New York, we are enabled to keep
up the best selected stock west of St. Louis,
Exclusively for Cash,
we can sell Goods cheaper than any other
House in the Western Country,
The constant demand on us for Goods from
Coantrv Merchants, has induced us to
v open au exclusive
Which enablea us to
FILL ANY ORDER!
ENTRUSTED TO OUU CARE.
STETTAUER & BRO.,
NEW TORK. BToRE,
Corner Delaware 4 Third Sw., Leavenwortk.
THE AID OF
TI AS JOST RECEIVED AT TIIK
Big Stone Store
HIS NEW STOCK OF FALL GOODS
COMPRISING ALL THE ARTICLES
USUALLY KEPr IN A
FUSS? CUSS ITBE.
He invites particular attention to his splendid
direct from New York City.
He flatters himself that he has now on hand
THE NEWEST AND BEST STOCK OP
GOODS IN THIS LINE IN WEST-
comprising the VERY LATEST STYLES, wbick
in view of the HARD TIMES, he offers at the
YERY LQWESTJASH PRICES !
He has the mot complete st"ck of
ever offered in this market. Among the end
less variety of articles will be found plenty of
staples, such as
PRINTS, DENIMS. TICKINGS. SAT
INETS. DOMESTICS. STRIPES,
CASIMERES, JEANS, Ac
And Othtr Goods in This Lins.
HOSIERY, HATS AND CAPS.
His GROCERY: DEPARTMENT is up to th
fullest staLdard, and comprises
SUGARS, MOLASSES, SOAPS, FISH,
CANDLKb, TbAb, vvtte.,
DRIED FRUITS AND SPICES,
T .nrr nnrl Bacon.
SALT BY THE SACK OK JJaKKEL.
SCHOOL BOOKS, SLATES AND
JOHN W1L80H. STEWART HASTINGS, .
WILSON & HASTINGS,
Formerly John Wilson dc Co."
"Wh.oleea.le and Retail
laUWAlB k CGTLEBY.
Iron, Steel, Nails,
No. 23 Delaware Street,
ItllE ATTENTION OF BUYERS IS
. Invited to oar Stock, which will be foaa
as complete as any in the West; and wear
determined that hi the statter of
QXTUTTY A25T JJRICES.
So firm west of St. Loai- shall give
BEtTEft GOODS FSI LESS HHiT !
Will vav particular attention to
Orders from the Country
FiUtng them rrumyuy mi ium;v.
rr Remember the place aad address
WILSON k HASTINGS,
Uo 23 Delaware 8t. bet. Mala t S ad
R. 33. Hioclrwood,
CLERK OF THE DISTRICT
COURT FOR MORRIS
0ee st tha Test Oflea in Otreeil wre, Tas.
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