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'--'t fn) I 4 If 3 Volume 1-Ntimbcr 40. PRAIRIE CITY, KANZAS THURSDAY, SEP. 16, 1858. Terms $2 Per Annum , i , , .-r'icuruJ-."1 7" t " 1' 4. ft fvik i; J' t I I- Li ;'tf 3ty if reel's i It HJBLMUEB IT"' TUUftSDAY AT frRAlllIE CITY, KANZAS, By S. S. PROUrt 'TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION : One copy one year, . . $jJ 00 Three copies one year, . ) qien f " " , 15 1)1) '.Payment rcqnlred l all cases in ad Vance. AH paper discoHtiuued at the time for Which paylkout is received. TERMS OF ADVERTISING: 'Fir insertion, per line, 10 cts. Cuch subnequoiit insertion, per line, 5 " iLTAdvaiiee payment will be required for Advertisements from a distance. -Money, propjrly r.-gwtored with post mailers, may be forwarded by mail ni our rUlc ' . Xaazis-its ITogresi and rospeots Bat four years have lapsed since 'thb living stream of emigration cross ed the turbid Missouri, and begun, to spread over tha green prairies ot Kan sas. While a great ch ingo has taken place in the condition ol the country, by the transition from an unhabited region to tint of a civilized an I nour ishing country, great revolutions hive also taken place in the opinions concerning the portion ofthe "great " h it ween Missouri and the Ri!)kv MnauiiH. IV pionwsof Kins. luve long since explode I the theory, that the country which we i t i i ..i i . . : .... .1... ' now benoia "blossoming mo moo, was a wild waste, unlit for the habi 'tation ofthe white mm and incapable of contributing to Ins wants as a civ iliml beinir. Indeed, but a fbw years ago tins opinion gen 'rally prevailed. A.lvAii'ed and sustained by learned travelers and explorers, an backed by such authority, it gradual 'ly gained credence, until the exist aniMof the" Great American Desert" was about as autlienticully establilioJ as that of " Arabia." B it the lilu- vanished n I here we tand fin a Territory, possessing the " elements of a wealthy and prosper ous State. No long and arid wastes 'tretch themselves in illimitable ex tent, ftid present impassable barriers to our m ir,cu ; but instead, we hare 'found green and t'ertils prairies, and well watered aiid fruitful plains. A country teeming in its resources to supply our wants, nnd gonorously of fering the blessings and pleasures ol . life to the weary em grant, who has turned his face toward the netting sua, in the hope to lind a home for the days of his old ago, and an abid ing place for his postoiity. Instead of encountering a rugged and frown ing wilderness, wo discover before us a broad and beautiful expanse of "blooming nature," inviting us on ward and onyvard to whor.e the snow covered peaks cast their shadows up on the plains below. The progress of Kansas has been astonishingly great. In no other pe riod of our western progress lias the stream of emigration, bearing upon it living bosom the blessings and 'tha glories of American civilia ition, swept over the like expanse of wilder 'ness in the same short timo. When the barriers which stoppod the prog, ress of the. living stream were remov ed, the longcomiued mass of human ity precipitated itself unchecked up on the promised lan I. The stream has poured iu undiminished and un turned, and alter the lape of foui i rears we can look around us ami be told the mighty and astonishing ef fects. A scop of country two hund red miles lonir and one hundred widj ihas become densely p ipulatod. Floui dslilng towns and cities have prong 'upas if by oiijhinimmt, and how dot our.pr lines ami oestu i our vaiieys ai most without number. Every town ehip can claim its mill and mlier ma lohinarv. ai I boast of Its Ui'gu aud avuII cultivated farms. The church an l tlu sulio)! house are lilting their ' 'white koi re 4 thronhoutthe land, des nominating .knowledge and teaching . imorality. We possess the elemsnts of a groat people and a great Bute. ' , Our mineral resources are vast, and . only Bood development in order to 'build up wiihin our border large Hnaiiu. fact u ring to was and cities, An an agricultural an I grazing iState, we mast im lime rauk tue mgii st in the Union. ... . . , We have, greater fauilitios for the 1 , -construction of railroads than any other State or Territory. The gener al level ofthe country, the capabil ; ity of sustaining a dense population, and our central posi ion (n relation -to the great marts ot commerce au 1 jloint to our destiny as a great ran road State. ' Suoh is Kansas. But what f her Mature!' ' ;. l" ' . 1 1 Our central pcltloii Vetweta the Atlantic and Pacifio States, must nee essarily make hor the recipient ofthe advantages ot the commerce between the two countries. The rolling tide of humanity will roll on. Our west ern plains will be settieu, tne vaiieys ofthe Kocky Mountains will teem wiih population, and tueraiiroaa will be called into requisition io meut vue demands of vast communities lor communication for commerce and trade, Kansas will be the grund depot, where the exchange of dilierent pro- lucta w.llbeexeliaiiKQd. In be; limits, .tides aud towns will exist, where die abrics aud products of the Pact ho isles and of Asia will bd exchanged ior the manufactures of the east. i'h e march of empire asd commerce is westward, and we are on that high- w v. (Jui iKBci.i noil nib ar bright; but our future it brighter yet Leav Uerala, The Waters Morioj. II. P.Johnson, Esq, of Leaven wort1!) casuillv pashiug tlnotigh our ity last Monday, and spending the mgiit here, a son of impromptu meet ing wm called iu lroul ol ill' Eld' ri'ige House lor tho purpose of heat ing his views upon ih political a pecis of the day, Mr. Johiisou camo t lianzas a Pro-Slavery' man, aud th owner of slave property by m image, lhe out rages of the Pro Slavery Democrats soon opened his eyes, und he joined the Free tiule party, ol' which he has ever Miice been aii ardent and conl t eut member. Although from Lruv enwoi th, he hah uniloniily sided with the eumet, active anil-slavery mem bers of that party. Of coiue hm views ure looked to with interest at this crisis, His Npvecli was able, el' oqiient and couvin.-iiig. It was main iy suggestive of the plaUorm which slioulil be herealicr our coiiiuion ground of ell'ort against our common enemy, the great Pro-Slavery pally ol tue naiUn. lie thought that op' position to tue toroing ot slavery up on the Territories was tue true ground to occupy, lie had no idea mat the people ot Ivanzas were going to go iu io tne arms ol that party, whicu ha t lontroyed their uiuucny, outraged their riktitsv' plundered their homes, and murdeicd then Irieudh. lie be lieved the people of lCanzas had not fouitht a merely selrish battle, but had contended tor great principles He did not wish to see another lei' ritory forced to pass through such scenes as hanzas had. He said politicians wore boiling tho people back, waiting to see whicn way to jump. It tho Democracy should appear most likely t) win then these politicians are prepared to jump into tue arms ot that party ; it the tvepublicans, then into their arms He thought it was tune that we knew our trieudd.. He did not want to be buildmiz ud men aud uaocrs. urivinur them ponition and iniluence, to have them i urn around and cut the thro t our deaiost principles by-and-by He was sure there was an aueiupt be uig made tn build up a Democratic party upon tho ruins ot the Free Bute u irty. iuese leilows who were cry lug wait, wait, to the Hepublicaus were just gain ug time to build up " Democracy wnen the hual sepa rauou should come. Mr. Johnson sat down amid the plaudits of the auiience; and wis folic wud by Judge Conway and Dwight Itiacher ln.bnet addresses setting forth the gre4 issue of the nationalization ot blavery, which the Democracy, through the Died bcott bjoinion, are forcing upon the conn try. Died ojott makes slavery per p.ttual ina lerritory, obliterates eve ry vostifTO oi popular sovereignly and makes the Federal Constitution the impregnable bulwark of human bon laire. Agnnst such an issue ev cry truj lover of Liberty mint array himselt. ' It tins be Republicanism so mote it be. Tnore is but one is sue, and tint issue involves the Sla very or Freedom ot a Continent I Lawrence Republican. Old Tun Ui.ack UiiPuui.iuANS. The priuuiple is this, and will ever remain in inrce, mm, uiun, uy iitiuio are free. It is so concede I, on hands, that the right to be free can never be alidiiated. uwimiM von jres. It is amonjrmv first wishes to see somo plan by whloli slavsry in tin so untry tuny be abolished by law Wuilunflon, , , , ; i Slavery is contrary to the law ol nature and ol nations.- iVUUam Wa t Blavery is repuirnant to the pi in ciplos of Chrisianity it prostrates every benovoleht action ofthe human heart. 'ttlrtr Utnr ! ' ' he New York Tribune, 1858-59 ' The suoeessful laying of the trans- Atlantio Telegraphic Cable marks a new era in the history of Human Pro- giess. Henceiortn, Europe, western Asia and Northern Alriea lie within an hour's distance from our shores, nnd the battlo" which decides the. fate of o kingdom, the capture of a Vien na or Gibraltar, the fall of H dynasty, the t.iumph of a usurpation, the birth of an heir to royalty, the death or a Nicholas or Wellington, in any conn- iry which touches the Mediterranean, lhe Euxine, the Black Sea or the Ger man Ocei n, will be published in New York the next morning, it not on the very day of its occurrence. In a mo ment, as it were, we have been thrown ihto the imnicd'nte intellectual neigh- bol'hood of the whole civilize! aud a arge port'on ol the Hemi-barbarions world. Tho rise ami fall of stocks in London or Paiis will henceforth be reported from day to day in the jour nals of oursealiord cities. 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It seems hardly possible that thousands should not henceforth ncularly read their own journals, who have hitherto been content with an occasional glan '0 at those taken by their neighbors ; while many who have hitherto been content with a Weekly issue will now require a Semi-Weekly or Daily. In short, Intelligence, always a vital element of growth in' wisdo.11, su cess and business, or enioyment of lite, litis now becomi indispensable to all. Thb New Youk Iiumjnk, nw more than seventeen years old, which was the first journal in the world that appeared regularly on an inipe rial eignt-page shoot at so low a price as two cents, and which has attained the unparalleled aggregate of more than '200,000 subscriptions, respect fully solicits Us share of tho new pat ronage which tho Metropolitan Press is heticelorth constrained, at a heavy weekly cost, to deserve. It osks es pecially the p itronsge and active fa vjr of Rbpubmcass of those who hate n'l forms of oppression, and de sire that every rational being shall be tree to employ hislaoulties in such i 1 1 i innocent manner as lie shall deem best of those who would extend Lib erty and limit Slavery but it further ii(ii) nils likewise to ail who look and labor for the return of National thrift, plenty, prosperity, through tho Pro tection of American Industry by wi-ely discriminating duties on Im portsall who invor Nitionil Pro- gross through internal development and melioration lathor than liy exter nal aggression and extension all who would rather have the JNatiouul re sources dovoted to. the const ruction of a lliilroad to the .Pacific than to the iurchae or conquest of Mexico, Nicaragua or Cuba all who would retrench radically our presont ltiordt nato Federal expeudittiros by ab lish iiirf or imiiu'iiscly reducing tho Army and Navy, and expending the money thus saved on works of benolicence which will budtiro to bless our child ran ill who profoundly roalizo that " RiOHiuousNitss exaltoth a nation, and that no real advantage can ever aomie to any porson : r community from acquisitions oread-eases achieved by means which oontravine the laws ol Eternal Right, i Tho lino allot' meut of limitdd portions of the Pub lie Lands to Actual Settlors thereon, aud every hopoful plan intended to diminish the sum ot human misery from dearth of employment or made quate recompense -every scheme os iH'iiially that seeks to help tin unlor tuttAio by enabling and touching them to help themselves miM ooiiiiiiand ur earnest fympathy and ' coop eration. . 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The Philadelphia Press, in a lato number, says : While scycophantic Conventions, packed to order by reckless placemen or hungry expectants, am glorifying the English bribe as a sacred pease offering to Kanzas, and making a test upon ull Democrats, a voice comes from that down-trodden and distant l'erritory .for the third time repudiating the insult sought to be a fixed upon its intelligent people, lhe English final ity is finally rejected; the English bribe spurned with contempt ; tne Lecompiou Constitution hurled into an ignominious grave, under the very aw passed oy lho-e who attempted us lO-uioetiou. Alter a bitter strug gle of more than a year under Mr. Bu- chanau s Aom.nisiruiion, uui ink which time solemn faith lias been wickedly broke.i, honest public ser vants betrayed, lofty character do lunched and lowered, corruption bold ly introduced into Congress to stille iiive-tigatiou, and to compel nepro hcntativos to become traitors or cow aids, and failing iu eiiho , to go out ol the Democratic party branded as leserters and disorganize!'--alter this s.ruirulo, so memorable, aud ihese scenes, so disgr icel'ul, thepeople of Kamas remain unhught and umt' duced, and A'anxas itself is vtill a Ter ritory, though, two yi urt ago, promised admission us a Slide by the candidate oj' the American Democracy, whi-nener a majority of her people demanded it. Luc last ba t, lulseiy cullea a measure of peace, and arrogantly ma le a test .... ... I'.. il. t.j i.i.li.rti.inHt hlilipntlil 111 pitlty 11111,11, lltlH'MKHnn.1; r-j... IVU and the authors ot the most unpen- lous ilosortioit ot piinciplo, again, ami for a third timo, overwhelmingly rebuked. It is signnicaut to see the arts and effort e of the dispensers ol ollice so repeatedly dioardcd. ity The Ulili of August, on which the Hist telegram was sent across the ocean, is a meiiiorablo day iu Amer ican aim l. On that day, in 1511), Cortes set out on his expedition to Mexico in 1777, tho batile of Ren nington, and in 1780 tho. battle of Camden wu fought, and in 1825 the Northern sea was discovered by Cap tain Franklin. Journal of Comment jClTlii Arkansas, when amanilo siros to sny hn would liko a drink, he declares that if he had a glass of whis ky, he would throw himself ouuldo of U mighty quiek.' , ,, Democratic Whimperers." It is really amusing to see how some of our Kanzas " Democratic" oiemporaties do wriggle, and twist, and whine, under the terrible and most scathing rebuke, which the poo- pie of ivanzas have given to this most corrupt and degraded " Democratic " avluuuistratioii. Iheif last dodge, und over it they whine most piteous ty, is the " Democracy poor, in nocent, heartless souls' have, been en tirely guiltless of all the wrongs ever done iu the Territory. As they reel and stagger under the blows ot more than tbu ihuiisund lrecmen, thoy Iu t ily bawl out, " We didn't do itl we uulu't do it I it war, ull those villain ous Souih Americans ; they are the guiby rascals ; they appoiuied Wood son utid Suaiinon, and urged on and s ppurted the rulhau lioules lrom Missouri, and sent the United States army hereto place its iron heel upon the necks of tiie people. It was the South Amtvicam who iramod Locomp toii uiH sen' it to Congress, aud a couth American 1 resident who at tempted by bribery to force the in famous thing through Congress, and a South American Senate that did pass tue uuortioii, and South Ameri cans who cooked up the contemptible Ultiglish swindle, and sent it back to tnclc and bribe the people thoy could not scure ; South American! did it all; ' Democrats ' hadn't anything to do with the Territory, have hardly bceu here at ull, nnd uio the most harmless, quiet, innocent little noo dies iu the world; those naughty South Americans aid it ull ; do please whip ihctii and let us wjuatllus oive! Kali! yon billy, hiieuluug, contempt ible whimperers. Do you suppose you c&ufotk Uw people vl Kanzas with uiiy such toiuiouiery and puerile trash as that ? Don't thtij kuoiv who have robbed, and liarrassed, und maltreat ed them ever since tho Territory was organized 1 Aye, aye, they do. They can tell a "Democrat", as quick us they can a rattlesiiuko, utid feel nearly iliosame towards both reptiles. Don l talk about "South Americans; Demucracy has made its own bed, now let it lie in it I Lawrence lie- publican. The Tree Soilers in Missouri. There is no symptom of recoil or dismay among tho true hearted eman cipationists of Missouri, Thoy aro to-day forty thousand strong, they hold the balaucoof power between tho Democrat and American parties, and can choose the State officers at tho el ection, as they came so near choosing llollins Governor over Stewart last year. They know that the future is theirs ; that Free Soilers from free States, including thousands of. Ger mans are constantly uotirinir into Missouri while slaveholders are mov ing steadily out, they know they have to persevere to win a noble and enduring tiiumph. And they will persevere I Defeat has chastened but strengthened them ; they will bo ster tier in purpose und will appeal to no bier und more unselfish impulse in the popular heart heretofore. Honcetor ward, they u ove more steadily and cotifi Icnlially forward to the triumph that shall suiely reward their exer lion. Their late reverse was but tho darkness that precedes the approach ing day. A. (Mo.) RevnUt. A Slave Mother Kills Her Child. Wo learn that on Sunday last i slave woman about 45 years of 'ro, owned by Mr. Cleveland of Florence, Ky.i gave birth to a child, and that she took I ho infant by the heels an beat its brains out. Shu then threw it over a fence, and covered it with rails, A low hours after it was (lis covered by persons belonging to the household, who happonod to pass that way. The woman was accused ofthe hor rible crime, but at first denied it. physician was sent for, who examin ed her person, and found that she had recently invon birth to a child The mother then acknowledged hor jruilt, nnd gave as a reason for tho murder of hor infant, that she would not raiso up children to work for others all their livos,- Cin, Oai. JLW No inaiK'an loll, says II. VV Becchcr, whether hoi rubor poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich or poor according to what he is not, aeooi ding to what ho has.' A bit of good truth in . that Mr, Dnecher, although ' nine-tenth of the worM don't bolieve you. The all-mighty dollar is oonsidoreil jno. 1, still, m: will bo for some timo to rorne. ; It is the only god a yet worshiped. The Force of Habit. Habit is. tho basis of conduct, nnd as an antiunion, lanrelv influences. indeed makes up, the individuality we all possess. It may be devided into the rA.ysio- al, tlu moral, and menial, and ouch condition requites the most incessant vigilemeto prevent its being con. tarn i nated by too familiar an iu er- course with it regular indulgeucies. ch regards the body, t .is is especial ly the'ease ; for wheu pampered, abu sed, or neglectod, it inflicts fevere chustisement upon every one of th? quantities that make up the constiia- tioii ot what, lor the sake ot explicity, we recognize as mind and morals. I'uke, lor example, the dissipated man. lie, at the onset, probably only grat ified the desires of a rather warm temperumetit, but in the heat and lu ry ot his appetite he did not pause to discriminate between the benelicial and injtiious, or tho lawful and un lawful. Jla had a want, and not hav ing tho prudence to study its charac ter, surrendered himself to the temp, tation of the moment. If the grati fication were one of t.o purely physi cal a nature that it led to the forma tion of u wish to havo it renewed, ex cess was thus suggested to the mind, aud what previously was but a luxu ry, or u stolen pleasure became u ne cessity. The body is familiarized with a new mode of existence, and unless hocked by the strength and pu liiy of tho mind, insist upon its be ing renewed und continued. This is proved by the coarse era ving which torments both the drunk ard uud tho glutton. Each have their palatos tickled, and every day that parses over their heads finds them till more desirous of enjoying what icy Iuvo accustomed their bodies to consider as part and parcel of the aliment necessary to support them. t is the name with tho sensualist, or any other disgraceful squanderer of the means of human enjoyment , .'hey habituate themselves to the commission of fearful moral offences, and in thocourss of time are acclima ted in the atmosphero they have cre ated around them. Their desire reach " in ad bounds;"aiul howover frequent y the voico ol conucionce may whisp er, they presist in tho practices to which, in dofianoo of tho laws that reg ulate our common nature, they have dovoted themselves. Habits of body are thus contracted, and their perni cious consequences aUcct tho whole moral and mental system. The taste for the (.ure nnd iutelloctiial becomes vitiated, tho heart beats more coldly to the impulses to do good, aud the mind looks leniently upon what, in an incorrupted state, it would con demn and abhor. Sensible to tho Last. Punch thus d'isconrses of Prin'.ers: How nico is this being n I'niuer ? A public servant, und withal the ser vant of the devil. A good natured lelloW-must always smile bow to every body must bo killing polite on nil occasions especially to the adies must always be a dear duck ol a man ; always witty, always dig niiied ; must never do anything that would not accord with the strictest sense of propriety of the most capri cious old maid, and must always bo correct h everything -he does and says ; he is always expected to know tho latest news, is styled "muggins" lie is not always posted ; mui ploaso every body, and is supposed never to need the one thing needful ; must trust every body, and is thought a groat bore U ho presents his bill ; must bo a ladder for all political as pirants to step into office, who very soon become independent, don't owa him anything, consider tho 1 rintor at bost a sorry dog, who cannot ex poet any better treatment than kicks and culls, und finally summing it up. he is expected to be a m n without a model and without a shadow, IVrAToKA. From accounts of tha potato crop in different parts of thin andotbet Now lingland State, tha yield promises to be very large. Thui tar we hoar but little ol tho potato rot. &1T Geo. N. Sanders, it about 'to establish a Democratic paper in New York to advocate the election of Stephen A. Douglass to tho Presided cy, in 800. Fowt, I'jtocEEDiNd. -Capt, Elisha T. l'ursons, of Ludlow, : went one morning and found that his hen was brooding a skunk and one chicken. The ok nk had eatou eleven of this chickens, and liking the warm neal In which he found them, curled down tinder the ben sad went asleep, ; :"l,.t,'S:T'; --" r"r I ,.. -tit -1IF ' ''.