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The Kanzas News.
V. B. PLU31B, : : x Proprietor nuA Editor. W. J. rilJTTOJf, ft Corresponding Editor. .-' . ' EMPORIA, KANZAS: . SATUnDAY.:.::.?rOVE3fBEa 14, 1S7. The Bogus Convention Its Results. Tbe Convention has closed its labors i the delegates hare gone bome.'aud the result of ganic law fur. a . State alongside of the To peka Constitution, mntua competitors for popular favor and official patronage. On this point, then, the Pro-Slavery and Free State parties are equalT The Topeka Con stitution is not a partiiandocument except that it provides for a free State, and thai Its Bill of Rights declares that slavery or invol untary servitude shall not exist in this State except for crimes. On the other hand, this bogus Constitution is eminently partisan. It. b not only that it is a Slave State Consti tution it is even worse ; it is the sink into which all the bogus corruption is poured. It deifies nil the crimes of the Missouri- elected Legislature. Not content with , en deavoring to thrust a minority . government upon the people, they determined to thrust into it all the primes of bogus legislation This Constitution proposes in fact to be the simple succession and perpetuation of the bogus government. We question if as deliberate a piece of villainy was ever concocted. We have no question as to the fact that it was not con cocted by the Border Ruffians, who have heretofore held sway in this Territory. It bears the cunning marks of wily diplomacy, and smells of Washington and of Governor Walker all over. It is one of the most abominable pieces of despotism ever devised to swindle tbe public, furthermore, we learn from positive and reliable sources that it teas not the scheme of the ultra fire-eaters in Kanza3. They, frightened by the results of the late election, wanted to send the Con fetitution direct to Congress. There would have been no treachery in that ; it would have been high-handed villainy merely. But thi3 politicians scheme this executive thimble-rigging, pretends to have an election, and to submit, when it does not submit. It wishes to swindle the people into the elec tion, and then claim that they have ratified the Constitution, no matter how they vote, This is done in a project, every syllable of which breathes a lie. "Constitution with out slavery," and "Constitution with slave ry ;" while in any event Kanzas will remain a slave State, and the Constitution cannot be changed until 1864, and then only after a two-thirds vote of both branches of the State Legislature, and such a change gives no povoer to interfere with Vie right in slave property. The only point that is pretended, is that it will prevent the introduction of more slaves ; but even that is the merest pretence. No law can be made to interfere with the right of property in slaves ; the Dred Scott decision settles it that slaves can be brought here, and the Constitution that they can be retained. When we charge this scheme upon the National and Territorial Executives, we speak advisedly. We do not hesitate to say that not only wa3 all the power of official patron age brought to bear on it, but mosey aye mojtet was freely expended in the effort to make the bogus Convention a manufactory ot this nefarious villainy. We would add that, on the night of Friday, the Cth, messenger was dispatched to the Executive's office for more money, by those who acted as their agents in the Convention, as with out it the design might fail. Need we add that the fresh subsidy was forthcoming, and that thus was the result secured. ior was this all. There were members in that Convention who were in favor of submitting iho Constitution itself to the people. In order to secure these, a provis ' ion to submit the Constitution was incorpo rated in this scheme, and after the votes of these delegates had been thus fraudulently obtained, and the matter carried this way these tools of a corrupt administration then set about their last great struggle, and by swindling and barefaced corruption struck that, it's only fair provision, out, and thus left it in the very worst condition. Bat the degradation of the administration men was even deeper. Many of the ultras, after they were defeated in their plan of sending their Constitution direct to Congress, then insist od that the Constitution be itself submitted if there was any submission. This was d feated only by the efforts of the men who. in that Convention, worked at the biddin of Gov. Walker and the administration Let us add. that this is the most dannrpr ou way of placing the qn?tion. Had the Constitution ben sent t. Congress, that boJy, unwilling to Like the responsibility - o even for the slaveocraev, might have sent it back to submit, and, made fairer provis ions for the submission than ever can be obtained from the pro-slavery ruffians of Kanxa. - But this piece of tricksters work opens no avenue by .which, the people may obtaiu relief. It is really the fare-eating, war begetting project. - The . people have just, emerged from struggle in which they had, to some extent to soil their political principles at the behests of their friends. Under circumstances of fraud and official duplicity, which made an election fearful, they risked the unity and strength of their position as a' Free State party to regain the power ot tne lerntoriai government. Victors, they have just proved their right to govern Kanzas, when these cherous Executive - concocts, -and - carries through the only plan which, could give them the, remotest hops of success. Let these parties beware. There is a limit to their "usurping and official villainy which they are rapidly approaching. And we have a Prince Regent. Calhoun, the President of the bogus Convention, as pires to be Governor de facto. Let him beware how he assumes auch authority over a people who have just, spoken against the Convention from whom he derives it. He know that he will exercise these functions in defiance of the people, if he presumes to exercise them. : "Before he endeavors to em ulate the ambition of a Csesar,- let him re member Brutus. " ' :: We would regard the result of this Con vention as a email matter, if it were hot for the administration who conceived, and have so far carried out the scheme.- They are the enemy we have to fight.' They are the traitors who have conspired against the wiU of the people. ' It has been said that those who made this Constitution would have submitted it but for tbe fear it would be voted down. Pre cisely if the people have a right to vote on a Constitution, they have the right to deter mine all its provisions. - J3y this Constitution, thus prepared to be thrust upon us, we are to" suffer first,' the embodiment of bogus law in this State gov ernment : second, a provision for a debt of $500,000 to pay the expenses of the Ruffian wars against the Free State people of Kanzas; third, that the capital, located by Border Ruffians, shall stay there to enrich them ; fourth, that the county-seats, located in vi olation of the wishes of the people, shall be so maintained to their (the ruffians) profit and the people's loss ; fifth, that all the do nations of land, which may be granted by Congress, should be expended so as to rob Southern Kanza3, and pre-determine what the fair representatives of the people of all localities can only determine ; sixth, that a miserably corrupt system of banking be en tailed on us ; seventh, that all the corrupt special privileges granted by the Ruffian legislators to themselves and their friends bank charters, railroads, ferries, universities shall be forever entailed on us ; eighth, that their Bill of Rights does not recognize the principles of Republican or Democratic liberty the word man does not occur in it, and the privileges of freemen are not even guarded by the word "white ;" ninth, be cause it throws improper barriers in the way of amending the Constitution ; tenth, be cause it will make Kanzas, in any event, i slave Stale. We might enumerate many more objec tions, which are and would be fatal if the Constitution were before the people. Men of Kanzas, shall this iniquity be forced down your throats? Are you to be swin dled in the moment of victory ? Up ! be up and doing j an active enemy is before you, and the authorities of the Federal gov ernment are conniving at your rum. Should Congress accept this Constitution, the cor rupt Federal officials will leave our Tcrrito rial authorities in the lurch. -Let us rally round the Topeka Constitution, and stand firm on the only position in which wo were ever formidable to the tyrants. Action! The plans of the Border Ruffians for en slaving Kanzas have- been developed ; and whatever is to be done to counteract them must be done immediately. Immediate ac tion is required. The time i3 short.- In a few weeks the Constitution of the Usurpers will be in the halls of Congress asking for admission, unless a quietus is administered to it soon. It will not do to hesitate. The Ruffians have played for a high prize, it is almost within their grasp.' If Kanzas be comes a Slave Slate, the blight upon her prospects will be fearful. It behooves the people of Kanzas, in whose hands her des tiny is placed, to see that nothing in their power is left undone to prevent such a catas trophe. .rWe have no faith in the justice of the Administration or its party in Congress They have a large majority in both houses of Congress, and are our bitterest and most implacable enemies. Nothing but a whole some dread ot "consequences will ever lead them to do us an act of justice. So long as we gamely submit to the Missouri Usurpation so long will they impose it upon us. But let us teach tltem that we "know our rights, and knowing dare maintain, even at the .point of the bayonet, and we shall be allowed to settle this question of Slavery for ourselves and in our own way Now is the time. If we defeat the Ruf fians now' it is probable that it will not have to be done again. This is their last attempt and it is the shrewdest, and most likely to succeed. ', Tl ev are nearer to success than ever heretofore. Let us work! The Bogus Constitution is full of direct legislation it binds the Legislature " hand and foot," and usurps the rights of the peo pie ! It is a villainous document, worthy of the usurpets who framed it. It looks to perpetuation of the same power that has ruled Kanzas in days past. It is fit only for the government of a Georgia plantation and should never be submitted to by in telligent freemen. . During the past week meetings of the Kantaa Central Committee, the Territorial Executive and the Territorial Vigilant Com mittees have been held in Lawrence. Also a number of members of the State and Ter ritorial Leirislatures were in caucus at the same time. The object was to take 6ome steps relative to the present crisis. ' 7 " ' " ' ratm and pleasant.' ' ..Free Stat Delegate Convention. I r..-In another column will be found the call of the joint State and Territorial Committees for a Delegate Co-iveuuonat Lawrence on the 10th of December next. The call of the District Committee'for a Convention in the Fourteenth District, at Emporia, is also issued. V"'L " V- .' Free State men of the Fourteenth Dis trict! r.There is but little time to work and it is your duty, to be up ,and doing. The Convention to assemble in Lawrence will be one of the most important ever held in Kan zas. In the haud3 of the Delegates to that Convention rest the most important princi ples! In the result of their actions lie the weal or woe of a great people I Upon the stand there taken will the people of Kanzas be j udged of their fidelity to Liberty ! That they are worthy to be Fbxxmeji, the history of three years past amply proves. Let them see to it that the future belies not that his tory. A nest of traitors, aided and abetted by a vilely corrupt administration, are de termined to fasten the curse of slavery up on you at the point of the bayonet. Ark you who have come to Kanzas with a deter mination to build up free homes and plant free institutions upon the soil of your adop tion, willing to be driven from it or over1 run by these traitors? Let your voices, and if needs be your nzxns, speak in thun der tones your determination not to submit to this foul tyranny. . See to it that you rally to the District Convention. Let the men you send to Lawrence be those who will most truly rep resent tbe interests of the great issue of the hour. The time is but short. Work hard earnest work is required. Let us "work while it is still day." Rally! Rallv! Gov. "Walker Missing. His Isothermal Excellency Gov. Walker, having accomplished the work for which he was sent to Kanzas, has departed for Washington, leaving the field clear for the Prince Regent, John Calhoun. For a week past the various Free State committees have been in session at Lawrence, waiting an an swer to a request for the convening .of a special session of the Territorial Legislature. Walker humbugged them and it was sup posed by some that he would do as the Free State men wanted him to; when lo! as soon as the Bogus Convention adjourned, having carried his - submission dodge, he is off to Washington to engineer the Bogus Consti tulion through Congress. The next move will probably bo Sianlon's departure; and thus, so far as Federal of ficials are concerned, the field will be clear for the Felon Constitution to go into oper ation, as contemplated, it wui men come before Congress asking immediate admission on the plea of the Territory being disor ganized." Well: wo . do not complain of Walker's leaving; it is only one doughface the less in Kanzas, and if Stanton will go likewise, followed by the army, we will make short work of the sctilement of these difficulties. Election News. Banks has been elected Governor of Mas sachusetts by about 20,000 majority. New York is still uncertain; but it is supposed to have gone Republican. The first returns were strongly Republican, bui the latest are slightly unfavorable. The Western counties are vet to be heard from. It is pretty certain that in spite of fraud, Ramsay, the Republican nominee, is elected Governor of Minnesota by a small majority. Illinois, so far as heard from, has gone Republican Chicago strongly so. Iree State Delegate Convention. A Delegate Convention of the Free State Party will be held at . Lawrence, on Wednesday, the 2nd day of December, at 10 o'clock A. M. Two Delegates will be allowed to each Member of the State Legislature. Ihe object of this meeting is to take into consideration the present political position of the Territory. . v. A full representation is requested, as questions of vital importance will come be fore the Convention. G.W.SMITH. Chm'n Territorinl Er. Cqm. . J. P. ROOT, Chm'n State Ex. Com. As soon as the Bogus Constitutional Con vention had adjourned, and its members gone from Lecompton, the U. S. Troops were ordered back to Fort Leavenworth. They had accomplished their work of pro tecting: the "Robber Convention" against the violence of ah outraged people, and there was no further use for them at Lecompton. Nothing but the presence of the TJ. S. forces prevented the breaking up of the Convention. It would have been made to sit in Missouri, amonjrst its own constituents. ; The citizens of Lawrence arrested two men for robbery on Thursday afternoon, the 5th inst. One of them ' was arrested on the charge of horse stealing lately and acquitted oy Justice wood. 1 he present charge was for purloining a trunk of cloth ing. The bogus laws, though in the hands of Free State men, being found useless, a meeting was called, and a jury of twelve men" improvised. - The men were tried, found guilty and sentenced to be whipped. They begged for mercy, and finally on promising to leave tbe Territory, were let loose. w . - !-' ' ;Bead! "." ' '' Read tlw 'Schedule of the Bogus Consti tution, which ; will be found in another col umn, and see what a hellish plot against the liberty of Kanzas is there' disclosed. - Mjw v. " w5 " "--" ttitution contains n provision rr1drn ''Wl The People's Constitution. ' " j v The eyes of the people of Kanzas are turning,; instinctively, V in these troublous! times to that " old banner" whose folds they have followed, in the hottest of the fight in days past "Thk Topeka Coxsti tctiox." They repeat the old "watch word" which has carried them victorious over many a battle field. They have not forgotten the glorious associations that lin ger in its folds 1 - And why should they ? Has it not always been to them " a cloud by day, and a pillar of fire by night ?" Has it not bound them firmly together, as with bands of steel, when discord reigned with out. The Topeka Constitution ha3 been their rallying cry ; and now, when they have followed after " false gods" till they are lost in a maze of doubt and difficulty, it is dearer than ever to them. A Slave Constitution ha3 been framed. and a State Government will shortly be put into operation under it All is dark and dreary. The chances for freedom are less than ever heretofore What so effective to confront this monster, as the People's CoifsTiTCTiox ? . What so well calculated to dispel the gloom, and restore order and harmony, where now reigns discord and jealousy ? Nothing f Then let us have the People's Coxstitctios ! Let us once more unite under the folds of "that old ban ner," and with a firm front, which the con sciousness of right alone can give, march forward and achieve the victory for Free dom. It will not do to hesitate. " Already the balances incline toward the side of Sla very. Let us have the government of the " People" despite the Federal arms. We are unworthy the name of Freemen if we allow a Pro-slavery Constitution to be forced upon us because we lack the courage to assert our right to self-government. Up, then, with the People's Constitc tiox ! and down with that of the Usurpers ! Commercial Matters. As Kanzas has to depend to a great ex tent on outside supply for all she consumes, it becomes important to note whether the effect of prices outside of the Territory reg ulate prices in it. it win De at once seen that such is not the case. At this time last year the price of almost every article was below what it is now, while at that time both outside prices and freights were higher. Thus, flour was only $3 25 in Leavenworth at this time last season, and $4 in Lawrence; while freights up the Missouri were 62 per 100 lbs, and 75 cents from the river, to 60 at the present date. Again, we observe that molasses and syrup arc quoted at 2430c. in New Orleans, and at 3540c. in St Louis. In the face of this reduction our retailers ask 81 25 (o 1 50, the very high est rates ever obtained since the settlement of the Territory. It is so with sugars. Now the question recurs, are we to pay these high rates during the whole winter? We are now within a few weeks of the close of navigation, and a reduction after that event is not very probable. We call attention to the fact, in hopes that a sufficient supply of all hese articles may be obtained before the river closes, which it may be expected to do in a few weeks. As the Kanzas retail trade is a cash one, it offers an inviting field to business men. We subjoin a list of St. Louis and New Orleans prices, from late papers : - Jfiw Orleans, Not. 3. Solos of cotton to-day 8300 bales; market nn- changed. Sales for three days, 21,000 bales Re eeipts for three days, 15,000 bales. Stock at New Orleans, 136,500 bales. Receipts less than last rear, las.uuu Dales. Keceiros at an sotiuiern ports ess than last year, 240,500 bales. Sugar is dull; common is quoted at 3J-.c. Molasses is quoted at 24c. Flour is firm at S5" 37J5 50. Provisions are very dull. Exchanaa? on London 9495. Sales yesterday 93,000, 'mostly at 90. Exchange on 2ew York 5 pcent dUcount. St. Lor is, Nov. 4. Flock Sales of 230 sks city extra, on private terms; 100 do country do $2 2o; 50 do $2 75; 125 do superfine $1 98; 50 brls do $4 25; 40 do fancy 24 37!4; 130 do 65; 20 do extra $6 00 13 bbl. . Wheat sales of 4oU sks spring at ouc; do red &6c; 43 do $1 05, and 3000 bush red and white $ll 10 bush. Coax Sale of 4UU sks mixel at &nc delivered. Oats Sales of 60 sacks at 34c; 1500 do, in lots. 25c ) bushl. HAT oaie oi i-k uaies ac 91 uj, bqu aom $1 10 3? 100 lbs. Potatoes luu bags at ollc rmsft. Pbotisioks Bacon enoulders 10c; do rib sides l2Uc, and small demand. Gbocebies Fair trade doing in a retail way. Stocks light for the season. Sale to-day of 50 hhds New Orleans snar. new croi. at 8kc. cur rency. Fair sales made to the city and country trade at 89c for Muscovado sucar. Coffee also low in supply and selling at llllf'e. Ke boiled Molasses reorted at 3040c, and Belcher's Mis souri Kehnery syrup at 40c gallon. Currcncv is in fair nmlv at the following rates 5 p cent discount; Ohio. Indiana and Missouri, 2 to 2V per cent. Lectures at La'anrence. Richard Realf delivered a lecture on "Ly ceums and their Influences on Society" at the Unitarian church, in Lawrence, on 1 nursaay evening me om inst. it wa3 a production worthy of its talented author, and one which will add to his reputation The Lawrence Brass Band volunteered their services, and at the close of the lecture played some of their fine pieces. Col. Parks and Dr. Majruire of Park- ville, Mo., lectured in Lawrence, on Friday evening me tm msu, upon tne resources of the West, more - particularly Missouri, Kanzas, the Indian Territories and Texas. The lectures had reference to the devlopc- ment of . this section by a complete rail-road system. - The meeting was well attended and the lecture was quite interesting. Col. Parks was formerly Editor of the Park viKe Luminary, which" it will be remembered was thrown into the river in the Spring of '55. because tbo . editors expressed them selves against the Kanzas outrages. ; , The Bojrna Constitution provides for a pernicious Banking system, which, if adopt ed, would flood the country with the worst crri rtf hin.nli:fsira ipmiM n&Yt-r rw : redeemed. The whole instrument is one calculated to oorcsfi labor?:: 7ir . and Bogus Apportionment: ; ; 'r; The following is the apportionment for members of the Legislature" of the "State of Kanzas,: made by the Lecompton Usurp- FOR THE BOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Rzt.Di. Cocxtt. Bro. Votes. iNo-Iters. 1st, 3d. 4th. 5th. Cth, 7th. Doniphan. 1,071 Atchison. 61 Leaven-worth, 2,411 (Brown, . ... i 136 Xemaba,- t .154 - f Marshall, .161., jPota watctnie and Clay, 1 68 -i Riley and Waahington, 359 Calhoun, 244 f Jefferson, 5X2 Johnson, : 450 - Lykins, . 407 linn, ... 392 ! Bourbon, 450 MeGee, ' 100 Douglas, 1.869 Franklin. 255 ! Anderson, 263 Allen, 95 Dora. 13 Shawnee and TTeller, 810 (Coffee, Woodson, .313 and Wilson, (Richardson, 127 (Davie, 156 Breckinridge. : 273 Madison and Wise, 76 Green wood and God fry, 27 Butler and Hunter, lOtb, llth. 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th. 16th, 17th, 18th, 10.7SU 45 Foil THE SENATE. CoUXTlES. Seic.Dm. Xo. Sex's. 1 1 . ; 1st, 2d, 3d. 4th, Doniphan, Atchison, Leavenworth, - 3 Brown, Nemaha, Marshall, Pota watomie, Clay, Riley and Wash ington, .1 Calhoun and Jefferson, 1 'Johnson and Lyfcins, : 1 Linn, Bourbon and MeGee, 2 Douglaa. . 2 Franklin, Anderson, Allen and Dorn, 1 Shatrne and Weller. 1 Coffee , Woodson , Wi 1 son , Richard son, Divis, Breckinridge, Madi son, Wise, Givenwood, Godfrey, Butler and Hunter, 1 Whole number- 15 5th. 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, 15th, ICth, The Bogus Constitution provides for the construction of Railroads in Kanzas by do nations of public lands; but not one of these roads is to be built for the benefit of South ern Kanzas. They are entirely for the bene fit of the Northern portion of the Territory. The reason of this is obvious. Southern Kanzas is Anti-Slavery, Anti-Hunter, and Anti-Democratic. Heads Off! Another Governor of Kanzas decapitated The Doughface Chief non est ! Isothermal Equilibrium at a discount ! The climate of Kanzas not considered healthyi and not adapted to " Ye Institution 1" Let the people of Kanzas " rejoice with execeeding great joy." Gov. Walker has left Kanzas for Washington City, never to return ! Glory enough for one day !" The Schedule of the Usurping Constitu tion provides for an election on the 21st of December next. It also provides that the voting prrcincls shall be the same as those ; now "established by law" in the Territory; and that John Calhoun, President of tlie Bo gus ' Convention, shall appoint the Judges of Election ! The only precinct "establish ed by law" in this county is at "Agnes City," twenty-four miles distant from the center of population of the county. ; The Schedule of the Bogus Constitution provides that that Constitution shall take ef' feet and be in force from and after the 21st of' December next ! Bogus Convention Winks Out. Special Correspondence of The Xiws. ' LEcosipToif, Nov. 9, 1857. Mr. Editor: The Plug Uglies have made their last speech have drank their last glass of rot-gut have for the last time curs ed the Abolitionists, and gathering up their traps and what money they have got from the Administration for voting to swindle the people, have vamosed the ranche, and Le compton is as quiet as a church on week days. - . . ' . - This Convention held a great set of birds. They have made such a constitution as you would expect from fifty of tbe biggest scoun drels in Kanzas. They confess to beintr Nnllifiers. Disunionists and Democrats, ana we all know that even these are only milder terms under which they attempt to conceal the individual loafer, border ruffian and po litical swindler. I wish I could describe all of them. Let me besrin with the chaplain. "Father McGhee, that good old man," is not a transcendentalism He has a red face which I will style a whisky complexion-iron-grey hair, little peeking eyes, and laughs heartily when he hears the members swear ing. He is I think cousin to the - "Mc Ghee county returns," and is quite as bo 2tis. He is a very saint like man, however, and pr?.ys against fanaticism with a vim that ought to - recommend him to all orthodox divines. ' President Calhoun looks like fifty, and calls -himself forty-eighty He has a very red face and whitish hair. After dinner be is liable to temporary abbe ration. He is now Prince Regent of Kanzas, and it will be proper in speaking of him to say His Serene Highness John the Bogus. He made a speech at the close of the Convention. The Convention had passed a vote of thanks to him, and he got up to compliment the Conventi&n. He said they had "met un der verr embarrassina circumstances. That thev were elected by less than two thousand votes, that they could hardly get a quorum. That they were in danger of being killed by lamcss Aooiiuomsis, ana naa to get tne United States army to guard them; but still they had gone on, turning neither to the right hand nor to tbe left, and made a con stitution." I think that you will admit that these "circumstances" were very embarrass ing. . While claiming this merit for the Con vention, he was so modest as not to add, that even after a quorum was got it was ut terly impossible to keep them sober. This latter circumstance was, perhaps, not so 'embarrassing. I would only men' ion one other notable. I mean llr. Hand. Hand derived his name, I suppose, from the fact that ; he is about "one land hiirh," He iscertainly the worst !-Lin.? little creature you er K.iw-j ana " ' - - r- appearance to -say nothiug about Oxford. You know he was the Clerk? of the Oxford returns. . . Aiie : convention, ai onee conclud-ino- that he was a ."ready writer" made him Clerk of the Convention. He does not look like a deep read man, except his nose, which is deep red. 1 tmns nis reaamg has prob ably been limited to the Cincinnati Direc tory. ' i I am sorry I have not time to uote all tho notables. My regret is greater because there is not much probability that I trill have a chance to give them "a first rate no tice again, until tliev come to be hanged. I suppose that you " have learned that the great "National Democratic" principles of "Squatter Sovereignty,' as "enunciated in the Kanzas Nebraska bill," are about to b finally carried out, and that the fauatical reb els, who . want . to make it an "Abolition State,' are not to be permuted to vote on the Constitution. That's what I call true "conservatism." It's "Democracy" whit tled to a point. To keep up appearances there is to be a dodge submission. ; It's got up on the principle of "tweedle-dum and tweedle-dee," and has triumphed by a great expenditure of whisky and secret service money. It means that if you vote "for Constitution with Slavery," that it is a bo gus Slave State, and if you vote "for Con stitution without Slavery," that we get this same bogus Constitution with a slave State. It's "the cunningest thing that was ever got up. You can't tell which is which. It is expected that all the "Abolitionists" will hurry up, thus to ratify the - Constitution and save ye Pro-slavery , party, ye Demo cratic party, and ye IsolhermAl Governor. This plan is reported to be the creation of R. J. Walker, and it has been styled "Iso thermal submission." The Isothermal election is to be on the 21st of December, and the State election on the first Monday in January. The Regent is to manage these elections. He is to ap point three county Commissioners for each county, as the Abolitionists carried the Ter ritorial officers. The election is to be by ballot. There is to be no certi6ed returns, but the poll books on which the names are entered is to be sent up to the Prince Re gent, who, like another Daniel, is to be ablft to tell how these men voted, to determine how many votes were cast, hotp they were cast, and to decide the result, and in Janu ary, who is elected. So you see, it's all as fair as fiddling. When the Convention adjourned Hender son of the Leavenworth Journal said, "Mem, boys, let's have something to drink;"--and the "Convention broke up. There was some thing appropriate and handsome in that war of winding up. When they voted on the whole Constitution, yeas and nays were call ed and only 28 out of the 60 elected could be got to vote for it. And so you see it is the constitution of a minority of a Conven tion which admitted that it was the Conven tion of a one-fifth minority. The proprietr of sending it to Congress without allowing the people to vote for or against it, 13 clear as daylight. On the night they adjourned n. Al. Moore, of Leavenworth, made a speech in which he assured his colleagues that he had not been bought up. I was glad he did, as this was a subject that required clearing up. There was two dozen more of them who ought to have made similar protestations. They voted SI, 200 dollarslo their repor ter, and 50 per cent, extra pay to the others, all of which they expect us to pay. ' We had only two street fights on Satur day, and one big row yesterday, and as father McGhee piously says, "the voice of the rowdy is no longer heard in the streets of Lecompton." , The hotel keepers are in great distres, as only those who were bought by the govern ment are able to pay their bills. It's the same way with the liquor sellers. We are on the eve of a great commercial crisis. The Plug Uglies having "suspended specie payments," and bogus stock not being ne gotiable, the question recurs, "bow are our business men to save themselves from rum when their whisky barrels give ' out." I leave the query with the profoundly, finan cial. ' . ' Winter is coming. "It snows and it blows, and it's cold stormy weather." . Gov. Walker has gone to Leavenworth. Sec'y Stanton is at "Happy Vally ." The dra goons, gunners, guns, mtantry, wagons, and the whole rag-tag and bob-tail of the army have gone back to the Fort. Money is very severe commands 6 per cent, a month and 10 if you have conscience enough. fanaticism' ..is at a discount: "Democ racy is at a premium, trood Whisky is one dollar and a half a gallon, and delegates to the Constitutional Convention' various prices; but all of them brought more than they were worth. fr.LlA. The Bogus Constitution. ; The Quindaro Chindowan speaking of th" probability of Congress receiving the Bo gus Constitution, says: " (- "Congress may do fco. James Buchanan may put his signature to the; Bogus instru ment, and thus legalized so far as the na tional government has power, to legalize iU it may be sent back to our people but it will only give the world an opportunity to witness whether he free government of the United States can, without resistance, place a usurpation over the citizens of one of her territories. ; If the ; people of Kanzas . do 'submit to such an act of despotism at the hands of the general government, they will evince a want of that manly dignity, a lack of that true independence, an absence of thnt love for freedom, which the past history of tbe territory leads us to believe they posso in no ordinary degree." - : ; "Who are the Amalgamationista? By the Lost United States census, the pro portion of mulattoes in the several Stat mentioned below is as follows : - . Popnlation.. 3,04205 694,800 " 387,457 255,491 r 1 .985,460 206.718 -i - S4G.03S Mulatto 73,7?' - soCj ; 32,359 New York, ; Virjrinia, . New Hampshire, Louisiana, '" ' " Massachusetts, : Mississippi, Illinois,. Kentucky, ,761,412 The whole' number of mulattoes in '' free States, as shown by the census, s 503. So it appears that Yirgidia has 23, 272 more mulattoes than all the . free together ! Republicans are not allowed & live in Virginia.-;-Ckicvgo Press, Spictnk FBoai Rixrciocs Excttimes" Mn niflr 1 Ko-wi fo ot ti isneetable clt . of Mount Pleasant township, Wesimoreb" county. Pa., committed suicide "oh them011" ing of the 5i ultr, by hanging her?" 111 . Joom na joining Jier ururmmi., U -!.v- 'rct 'f-'li'oiw x-Heri',nt