People's Advocate from Osage Mission, Kansas on June 22, 1871 · 1
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IS PUBLISIlJtD EVERY TI1UK8DAY J. J, Lamb k J. D. Lii.ue, Editors Daniel hcANKEi.i,. j. D. Lamb, J.y, LJLLIB, Proprietors. Yearly Snkriplcj ia Mm $200 Professional Cards. Etc J. O'GHADY V. Ft llUTCHINO HUTCHING i A O'QJtADY, C'oonsclls-8 altW, OSAGE MISSION,' J - - Kansas. s TILWELL lorneys nlLaW JIJAyLESS At-Nngo Mission, Kan-i noWy rn W. (X)OSVi -XL, Attorney & , Counselor i(44iw, Osage Mission, THE PEOPL E ' S AD VOCATE. TXfiMJt i $9.00 a i'tar. DEVOTED TO THE INDIVIDUAL. RIGHTS OF THE WHOLE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES THUMB if 3. 00 aVuar VOL. 1. OSAGE MISSION, KAN.; THUIiSDAY, JU-VE 22, 1871. NO. 8. I A 4V,... fr i r . Tlio Burial of Moses. CI ILIlKHT&SlJITS Attorney? W and Counsellors at La w,Huni- boldt, Nansas. -f, "14 fOFFITT& AYERN Attorneys J.TL Attorneys BBiMIounscllorsat Law will practice in t!! Tlio courts in the flute, utnoo on ?msin street, over iti Panics & Co.'s Biqrd? no8ly . t ( rp P. K AO EH Attorney nt JLLnw, Osago Mission, Neosho l'ounty, Kam-ss.,- Special f enlion civen to Collections. (. V. XTT S. CAUHOLL, Attouney V at Law, Osncro jV lesion. Will pracrics in all the oourfn of South ern Kansas, in iuo u. , courts, anil Supremo Court or mate. T T. TWinWELL Attorney J nt Law, uapp Mission, Kan gas. I'arlicuiar ajteutgoo given to colluding. 0 uoSly f. !. LlvAKIft j A. P. NKKLY. LEAKE ANiSJiLY Physic ian & Burgees'. : Ofiico over J. M-linjlcs Hardware lore. D contractor, will its branches. 1 ANIELZKNEU Stono Ma- . m ..... son, btone jntter ana builder and rry on bis trade in all I T I . on making share of putilic Main Street, Wei -BlacksuiIlli.Wag- In'd repairing, asks a I patronage). Shop ou B1UO. M t'OLIg DEAMiRlN WINE . Llquore.Saud Cigars. Ho will lie glad to see friends at the ''Keg Saloon" on Mb (street. E3,,l lo keeps a ttrst Class a . no3.1y T It. COVE lli'S Express Deliv t) . ers goods in! any part of the city nnd surrouiuliiiirl country Head uiinr- & Go's. Hardware ters at J. M. Heyle store Leave or-lprs. -l- AC. ItAASOH Mason and . Plasterer, ,Phiin nnd ornamental plastering donrt to order all work guarautcd, soliciia orders from oity nnd country. TTr HOLDER, M. D., A. M., 15. T T .A. II. S. P. Surgeon, Physi- Cian and Accouiour Doctor of ihefoe-tory of Medicine of Paris. Ollice at t -, -c Mission " noSly f .1 W. HON --Carpenter, joiner i J. and house iuildcri OtfAU MISSION',: Kan., Shop next door north printing ofiico. no8!y MISSION ROUSE; Board by Ih Day or WTck. This houso is centrally located, ok Market Street, Kast side Public Square no3.1y Mas. Mabqaiiet Lr.AnY, Trop. PJIEEKIN-Manufaeturer of Kuo'sA fihoes, Kast eido Publio Bquaro, Ofnpre Mission. ltEl'AIHlNO done to order in the . est style. 8,000 stuff. tf FEET OP LUM-ber for Ptilo. Clear D. V- FOSTER, O?ngo Mission. T? hi AS HESKETT BUICJKyard v.tlaiOyardntSouth of (lie Depot, OsnnEo Mission. U1UCK constantly on hand at reasonable rates. The following bag been pronounced "one of the most remarkable projuo-'.ions In our language. The solemn and Impressive character of the theme Is fully sustained In the intairinative and uoHuriptive grandeur of the languag wnicti paints the picture. It was hrst published in the Dublin University aiagnzine, several years apo, but I lie author has never been publicly auuwn J 'And ho burled him In a valley In the land of Moab, over against lloilipcor, but no man knowolh bis sepulchor unto tins nay." vmit aaxi v, 0. By Nebo's lonely mountain, On ibis ti lo Jordan's wave. In a vale in thee and of Moab, There lies a lonely grave , And no man dug that scpulcher, And no man saw It e'er t For the angol of God upturned the sod And luid tho dead man thero. That was the grandest funeral That ever passed on earth ; But no man heard the trampling Or saw tho train go forth, Noiselessly as the daylight Comes when tho night is done, And the crimson streak on ooean't Grows into the great sun : Noiselessly as the spring time Her crown of verdure waves, And nil the trees on all the hills : Open their thousand leaves, So, Without sound of musia Or voico of them thut wept. ilcnlly down from the mountain crown The great procession swept Perclmnco tho bald old cuglo On gray Pcthpcor'a bight,' Out of his rocky eyrie ; Looked on (ho wondrous sight, Perchance tho lion stalking SliU shuns that hallowed spot, For beast and bird Lave seen nod hoard That which man knoweth not. But when tho warrior dicth. His comrades in the war, With arms reserved and muffled drum, Folbw the funeral car. They show the banners taken, They tell bis battles won, And nflcr him lead bis Blaster less steed, While peals the "minuto gun. Amid the noblest of the land Men lay tho sage to rest, And give the bur J an honored placo Vith costly niarblo dressod, Ia tho great minister transept, Where lights like glories fall, And tho choir sings and- the organ sings Along tho emblazoned Wall. ' Edmonia Lewis. The American heulptrews. Sho ifl of mingled Indian nnd African descent. Jlor mother wits onoof tho Cliippewav tribo, and horfuther ft full-bloodod Afriran. liotb lier parents died younp, loav ing tho orphan girl nod her only brother lo bo brouirbt up by the Indians. Here, as may well bo im oginetl. her opportunities for etlo cation wcro monger enough. On hor first visit to Boston, sho saw a statue of lioniamin Franklin. It filled hor with amazement and do- Every ono admits that whother light. She did not know by what good or bad, her marbles arc all name to call "the stona imaj-o," "or own hut Hhe fult within her tbo ttir of Po dclermiaod is sho to aviod all new nnwers occasion for detraction, that sho ion. can makfl a stono man " even "Puts UP" her cU3 Work sho said to homlf; and at onoo sho Pun,lJ "Mlni'. & one of gieat went to visit Lloyd Garrison, and H"rh sanely any male told hiui what sho knew sho could bcu,Ptor for l)i,"Bo11'- U is B do, and asked bim bow aho ehould vcry lmi and vcr.y MeS Struck by hor enthusiasm, Car- of ma980a o wct clay lnt0 a '88uc 1 I ....1! .. P I ! I riaon Kavo her a nolo of in trod uo and souio other minor works in bar studio. . Sho is just about finishing a commission which Dr. Harriett K. Hunt, of HoHton, has given horj a uoiiuinont, for bar lust rusting p'aco at Mt; Auburn. Wo-liaro not yat soon this, but nro told tliut it wits Dr. Hunt's own design j a lif'u-sizo statuo of JJygoia, with various pas-reliefs on tho pod" ostul. M is Lewis is one of the few sculptors whom no ono charges with having assistanco ia her work. - - OP - - brick ready for salo within two f rom date, April 20, 1870. w k WS. CLARK 8a w Mill two . miles west of tho city. Native Lnuiber constantly on hand. Dimension 6tutf sawed to order rales as low as - -ftfly-viis dealer. Kative shingles constantly on hand. " ' - XTT N. GODLEY Mauufac-, T T turer of m bebb-N COuuty Street, next door east of Don-nell's Dry Goods 8tore. . LealhEr and Findings for salo nt Eastern pricoo, with only transportation added. Repairing neatly done, t'och paid for Hides and Pelts. no81y 1) OBER'f JiHOOAN Physican iand Surgeon, Osage Mission, Kns. jN'iglit calls should be made at his ollice. O.S. COPEIAND, I'hysician and Surgeon, OSAGE MISSION, - - Kansas. I? W.WILEY&Co. IV-al Estate !i. Dealers, OsnoMiasion, Kan. ull persons having Heal Kstnto to sell, or rent, will do well to entrust to us, no charges except a sole is effected GKOlldK bulanp. KILHOY. CON- J0111J E1LHOT, rOLTT A'. 1) TRACTOR8.0A HPKNTEltS uud Uiiildcrs. Plans ana hpccinoaiionR : Made free of extra charge upon all contracts taken liy them. jrUOWN & BICiiEY, I)calcrs in While Pine I.uiil'-r, Tim-I'r, Mtiip!c-''iHl HrsSi, Doors, k SJIiurta, Xct CHEAP A3 TJIECUEAPEST. - C.hV. liOSO, Ag't, IWrr er.i i ftrd IKM 'e Dipol, Ompe. Mission Kanmw. i, nu4 ly " flTLE JlffJ'EL I'nst sile lil'uUie PouBre-illoarJ by th day r wetk, l:u'is WSiiams Pioilietur. This was the bravest warrior That ever buckled sword ; This the most giftod poet That ever bicathed at word i And never earth's philosopher Traced with his golden pen, On the deathless pago truths half eo sago ' Ashe wrote down for men. And had be not high honor? The hillside for his pall j To lie in slato while angels wait D'ith stars for tapers tall ; And the dark rock pines, like tossing plumes, Over his bier to Waves ; , And Qod's own hand, iu that lonely laud, To lay him in the grove. In that deep grave, without a name. Whence his uncoffined clay Shall break again most wondorous thought Before the judgment day, And stand with glory Wrapped around, On the hills ho nevor trod, And speak of strife that won onr life With the incarnate Son of God, O lonely tomb in Moab's land, O dark Bethpeor's bill, Speak to these curious hearts of ours, And teach them to be stilt. God hath his mysteries of grace-Why that we cannot tell ; He hides them deep, like the scoret, sleep Of him he loved so woll 'A special dispatch from Washington says that the Secretary of tho Treasury has finally notified Jay Cooke "& Co., that the proposition in behalf of a combination of banks and bankors and themselves, to take tho balance of tho $200,000,000 loan is declined for the reason that tho Secrotary doubts his power to accept some of the conditions proposed. A mile or two from town, a pedestrian met a boy on horseback, crying with cold. "Wby don't you get down and load him f That's, tho way to keep warm.'' "No," said tho boy, "it's a b-b-bor-rowed borso, and I'll ride him if I freeze." ; Tbc ticking of the clock at tho Cambridge University can bo heard at San Franciso. This is dene by connect ing the pendulum of the clock with tbo telcgraphio wira in such a manner that the main circuit is broken and instantly closed again at every rwing of tbo pendulum. tion to Lrackott, tho Boston sculp tor, and, aftor a little talk with her, Mr. Bracket! gave ber a piece ol clay and a moald of a human foot, as a study. "Uo homo and make that," said be; "if there is any thing in you, it will come out." Alouc, in her own room, the young girl toiled over hor clay, and when sho had dono ber best carried tho result to her master. He looked at her model, broko it up, and baid, "Try again.'" Sho did try again, inoaldod feet and bands, and at last undertook a medallion of tho head of John Brown, which was pronounced ox cellont. - . The next essay was a bust of tho young hero, Colonoi Shaw, the first man who took command of a colored . regiment, and whoso untimely and glorious death, and the epitaph spoken by tho South, "Bury him with his niggors. nave made mm an immortal nauio in tho history of our civil war. Tho family of this young hero beard of tho bust which tho col ored girl was making as a labor of lovo, they came to soo it and wore delighted with tho portrait which sho bad taken from a few poor photographs. , Of this bust she sold ono hun drod copies, and with that money sho set uut for Europo, full of hope and courage "1J thought 1 know cveryting when I came to Home," she fiaid iua0H naively, 'but I soon found I had everything to loam." outlino of a human fi"uro, out of which the sculptor brings the model into form and beauty. It Miss Low is were not strong she could not do this, and it seems to us an unnecessary expenditure- of her physical powois Edmonia Lewis is bolow tho mc dium bight,, ber complexion nnd foatures botray her African origin her hair id more of tho Indian type, bluck, straight, and abund ant. She wears a red cap in her studio, vvbioh is very picturesque and effective j hor face is a bright, intelligent, and oxprcsnivo one, Her uimmers are child-like, simple. and moat winning and plcssing. Sho has tho proud spirit of her In dian ancestor, and il'sho has more of tho African in bor personal ap- pciii'Jiico, eho has more of tho Indl an in her character. Sho is ono of the most interest inr; ot our American woman art ists hero, and wo uro glad to know that sho is fast winning fume and fortune, There is something in human na- turf, poor as it is, which nuikos cv cry one admire a brave aud heroic spirit; and if pcoplo aro uot til- ways ready to lend a helping hand to struggling genius, they aro' all eager to applaud when those struggles are crtwded with succoss. Tho hour for applause has come to Edmonia Lewis. All honor to tbo biave littlo African girl, who has earnod bor own way to fume and to independence. The Revo- Maternity IMr. Julia Ward Howe, In tlio N. V. Tribune. At once she devotod herself tn But what shall we say of the hard study and bard work, and fashionable discredit of maternity, hero she mndo hor first statuo : a of sooioty turning its powor of in- figuro of Hagar iu hor despair in unendo and depreciation against the wilderness. It is a work full the sacred sourco of its own life ? I of'.focling, for as sho says: "I have remember in my early . married a strong sympathy for all women life that expectant maternity scein- who have BtrutrLrled and suffered, ed a social discnice, to be concealed For this roason the Virgin Mary is as long nnd as sedulously as passu vcry dear to me." . bio. If alluded to, it was mado a The Grstcopy of Hagar was pur- subject of commiseration or of nn- chased by a gentleman from Chicago. A fine group of the Mad. onna with the infant Christ in her welcome raillery. Tho happy models of social life were those who bad one or two children only. A arms, and two adoring angels at large family was in itself a misery, her foot, attest the sincerity of her I bave, indeed, seen tbo reverse of admiration for the Jewish maiden, this. I bnva seen beauty mndo This last group has boon pur- more beautiful, and dignity lifted chased by the young Marquis of to majesty, by the anticipation of Bute, Digraoli's altar piece. Among Miss Lewis's other werks are two small groups, illustrating Longfellow's poem of Hiawatha, Lothair, for an that new life iu which the woman receives, along with her child, a portion of i(s youth and freshness. I have seen the inconvenience patiently borno, the reward antici- Her first, "Hiwatha'a 'wooing," Pated. dai'8 and WC8ks to Feoious represents Minnehaha seated, making a pair of moccasins, and Hiawatha by her side, with a world of love and longing in bis eyes. In tho marriage, they stand sido by side, with clasped bands. In both, the Indian type of features is carefully preserved, and every detail of dress, &c , is true to nature ; the Bentiment is equal to the execution. They are charming tits', poetic, simple and natural; and no bappier illustrations of Longfol-low's most original poem wore ever made than those by tho Indian sculptor, A fino bust, also, of this same poet, is about to be put in marble, which has been ordered by Harvard Collcgo, and in this instance, at least old Harvard has done itself honor. If it will not yet open its doors to women who ask education at its hands, it will admit tho work of a woman who has educated horsclf in hor chosen department. Miss Lewis has a fine medallion portrait of Wendoll Phillips; a t haruiing group of sleeping babies, wuh hope to bo carelessly counted and dismissed. In such cases, the mother is a prophetess, and her child, when it comes, an emoodied Word of God. AVoe to any act or ouiishion that should silence it! The Get maris boast their ancient reverence for woman, too little reoognizabla to-day. But the Western theories to-day have the advantage. They are extending to world-wide application. They are drawing the children of the East like subtle magic. They are bringing their practical enlargement and correction to the one-sided scheming and dreaming of tho past. And this Western world woman is to bave a majostio place. Man is forced, on tho christian level, however superficially adopted, to pluee her besido him. So seated, sho appears bis equal. Tbo children belong as much to hor as to him, more to tho State, most to God's high providence, to bo trained as its conscious and wiling instrument. If woman in America knows what she doon, and why, title will place tho maternal dignity nt tbc fuun datiun of all others. , INSURANCE. Tho Lbt number of the Hearthstone contains the fallowing articlo 6n Life Insurunco, written CHpocially for it by Horace Grocly : Why Lives Should ho In cured. - BY IIOItACJS OHEEr.Y. Insurance; of whatever kind, is an effort to guard against tho mis ohuiievs and disasters whereof wo aro always in danger. Tho most capable, cnergi'tio and efficient merchant or manufacturer, lias ofton been reduced in ono hour from prosperity to banktru tcy by fire,'flyod or shipwreck." Insurance protects against tho ever-present peril of such calamity by devoting aishare of each year's trains to guard against the possibility ol rum. One lbousnd men have, this year, paid an average of $100 each fur firo insurance, and have scarcoly felt it; but one of their number has been burned, and would have thereby beon uttody ruined, but for tho $30,000 ho has received (rom an insurunco company in sat' isfaction oi lii.s'claim; and thut has set hiui fully on his feet again. The premiums paid wore scarcoly missed; tho insurance recdved made the difference betweon thrift nnd hopeless ruin. Not merely the rocoivcr but his creditors and cmployos, aro feneibly benefitted by bis prudenco and foresight. Lifo is the most precarious of human possessions, the must itidis pcnsable clement of a business career. I ho bankrupt of to-day, may next your, bo ou his feet again, busy and thrifty as ever r but death is tbo one interruption to an active career which is inevi tably final. And , death strikes wherever ho will, often sparing tho decrepit and debilitated to smite the sturdy and vigorous in early manhood, sealing the eyes that woro so lately Keenest un l bright est, in that sleep that knows no earthly waking. Out countrymen plungo into bu siness in early lifo Many a one, whoso means are moderate, is scarcely twenty-five when a wife and child, with an exteusvio fuetory or ware-houso, are among tho ob jects oi his caro. With a strong arm or active brain, and a resolute will, he gives himselt up to his calling, confident of his ability to achieve a "grand success. His ins oomo is considerable ; in ten year, it nothing goes amiss, he will have made enough to pluce him henoo- forth beyond tho reach- of want. But suppose he wcro suddenly tricken down by disoase, aud cut off from lifo before this yeur shall have closed, his property would hardly .pay his liabilities, and his widow nnd infant mut be thrown upon a ' world with which they aro unfitted to straggle. Tho kindnoos of relatives may shield them from the alms-house ; but their prospoot is bleak indeed. Life Insuranco is exactly calcula ted to meottlm exigency. While prosperous and healthy, ho can pay the small annual payment re quired to insure that $10,000, or at least $5,000, which shall be due them direotly after his death. The knowledge that they are thus sheilded from utter ddstilution is calculated to modify his anxieties nd apprehensions during lifo, and to divest death of its sharpest pang. Lifo Insurance is not a specula tion. He is nl-adviaed who pays a large sum yearly in tho cxpecta tion I had almost said tho hope-that the foeble octogenarian on whom he has riekod it will soon die, when he will be entitled to ro-ceive many thousands by virtue of his policy. I would counsel uo one to invest largely, even on his own life, much less on that of another. Yet there ate many . all around us who ought to take out policies at once, in defcronco, not merely to the seourity and comfort of their loved ones, bat to their own pence of mind as woll. Thy cannot afford to live iu constant dread of tho hazards and privations to which their untimely decease would expose those dearor to thuni than life itself. B"w:iro of frauds, and shams, and specious false pretenses. Pay no money for policies without knowing that you are insured in the fullest sense of the term. Make nquiry. ; know the character of the men to whom your money is to be aor-fided; nnd lo not deluded into oocpliiig tbc plans of weak, worth less or rrd -ponsibie associations. Proceed with wise and vigilant cir cum.poction, and you will lmve reason to blew the forecast that in ducod you to invest in Lifo la-suranco. The Stato University. 1 no annual examination closod on Tuesday at I, v. M. Tho clas ses examined wcro tbo Sophomore class in Latin, By Prof. Itobinsun ; tbo Junior class in botany, by Prof. Snow; tho clacs in physical geo graphy, by Prof. Eraser; tho ele mentary class in zoology, by Prof. Snow, and the class in solid txioni- etry, vy. i ror. jjurawcii. v lule we weio exceedingly well pleased with evidence of thorough work displayed by all tho classes, we cannot bolp making particular men tion of the fine collection of speci mens which woro exhibit-id by the classes in botany and gcolo"T. The botanical specimens collected, clus siued and preserved by the si us dents amounted to two.thousutid. Tbo zoological specimens, all ol which wore in excellent condition, and most of them ananged in cas es with exquisite taste, numbered over ono thousand. Both the botanioai and zoological specimens were accompanied by . very neatly written descriptive memoranda, which test fied to tho thoroughness with which tho studies in natural history wore conducted. : From 'what wo have sccu and heard of the annual examinations just closod, we can assuro our rend ers that tho University of Kansas, in respect to the thoroughness of tho work which sho is now pros pared to do; U not ono whit behind tho lirtt institutions in the land. And we venture to predict that the time is not far distant, when even tho shoddy aristocracy of our State, for we havo somo, even in pioneer Kansas, will be foreod to admit that thi? may sond their children to older institutions, and ftt groater cost, without iinding any Improve ment upon tho educational advantages which aro placed within t'hoi.' reach in tho Statu University, at home. Lawrence Hume Journal. Rome the Capital of Italy. Tbo long promised event tho trurtsfor of the Italian capital to Home has at last been atiuouncod to take place July 1. Tho representatives of foreign powers at Floronco have been notifiod ol tbo proposed change, and will probably accept tho invitation to follow Victor Emanuel to Home. 'I here is, however, still considerable doubt as to whether tho French Minister to the kingdom of Italy will ac company his diplomatic brethren to tho eternal city. It is well k nown that M. Theirs is personally in f.ivor of tho temporal power of th'o Pope ; thai ho resented the ungrate ful conduct of Italy ia abandoning Franco to ber fate by appointing a representative to the Holy See- Undor theso circumstances tho position of the French Minister now in Florence is a singularly embarrassing one, and would, bccouis still more so if ho were to remove to Homo, where ho would be liable to clash with his colleague, who is ecredited to the Popo. On the otter hand it is a fact of great significance that tho Aus trian government has authorized its Ambassador at Florence to fol low tho Italian court to the new capital. Whatover hopss tbo Pas pacy may have plaeod on the active support of Austria is now dispelled by this announcement. The zeal of the prelates of Vienna, who but lately addressed a peti tion to the Fmporor Francis Joseph asking the government to rostore the Holy Father to his sovereignty, must bo considerably dampened by this formal recognition of the Italian status quo. The hope of tho Holy See now rests with Franoo. We doubt, however, that France, in spite of M. Theirs' personal leaning toward the Papacy, will interfere by force of arms; and nothing short of armed interference will have any persuasive influence with tho government of Italy, Keep out of debt, out of quarrels, out 8f damp clothe-", out of reach of liquors, and out of doors al' you can in good weather. , A fixed star is as much in the bounds of nature as a flower of tho field, though less obvious and of far greater dignity. Ah, sho is only half mother who does not see her child in every child! her own crihl's prief in every pain wbiah makes another child weep ! . Educational, ' Tho Bubjo'Jt'of compulsory education is now rccaiving a good deal of attention throughout tho country Several of our teachers' institute in this Stato havo hud the matter undor discussion, and gent-rally have been disposed to favor tbo project. Michigan, which is apt to loud the way in refordl, has already adopted a law which enacts compulsory attendance at school. It provides that every parent, guardian, or other person in the Stato, having control and charge of children between tho ages of eight nnd fourteen years, shall be roquired to send them to a public school for a period of at least twelve weeks in each year, nt least six weeks of which shall bo consecutive Childron may be excused from such attendance by the board of the school district in which the parent or guardian resides, upon its being shown that tho child's mental or bodily condition is such an to prevent its attondanco nt school or application to study for tho period required, or that the child is taught in a private school, or at homo, in such branches as are usually taught in tho primary school, or lias already acquired tho ordinary branches of learning taught in tho public school.-. Home Journal, Lawrence. Kansas Emigration. I have rooontly taken a flyiiu trip as fur as Lawrence, Kansa '. It would seem us if all tho world and his wife and children were on tbo movo toward this, now the promised lurid. Covered emigrant wagons woro seen all along the route, upon which you will gener ally see pjiuted "Kansas." At Quincy I was told that fivo hun dred wagons crossed the river daily, bound for this young Stato. The cities, and tho towns, and the country ere nil filling up rapidly, aud improvement is the order of tho day evorywhere. New towns are constantly springing up as the railroads are opened, and tho whole face of the country h.-is undergone a most wonderful chango since I was there four years ago. The crops look magnificent, and the promise of an abundant harvest was never better in all parts of the State. The winter wheat looks especially no. Tbo complaint is everywhere, however, that money is scarce. I foil in with a largo party of emigrants from Ohio, who were oing to their destinatiun by rail. They woro gonerally thrifty farmers from tho Western lloservc, num bering in all, 1 should judge, over two hundred. And the State is larguly being settled up iu this wholesale way. Whole neighborhoods from the older States, go together, and soon all seems homelike again. Tho church and school houses, to which they have been accustomed, find at onco a place among them, and in this way. the ordinary privations of tho emigrant arc si.avcoly known. . I think Kansas will incrcaso her populu. tion twenty-five per cent, during 1871. . ADVFRTISINO RATES i 011 """ , , ,, Irn III - ' "2 "I a,ti inn hi . i ,.'. .:.,tuu. w" ;'"' ,l;l I,. rl,.rs-l " IU" l'"r "I"4 .'"'! ,'V.rll., IU..I (.11 ' I" '"tu"'1 iliM-rtlyll, An I) CO . Why Kansas Farmers should Become Rich- Iu seasons of plonty over tho Suite, the crops of farmers may 40nio itnc, as in a few years ot ho past, bo hardly worth trausporta- ' ion. , An immense dUnnco from their nnrket on iho soal.ord, with a thousand or more miles of transportation, tho rmdcr neccssui ilj rets but a small fraction of what rnin finally soils for. From this drawback, Kansas i frco. Wo do not send our pro-Jncts cslward. West of u Ho U non-producing mining regions, ! .1... !. , rrnunrnmunt POStS. " ''O demand is and will bo greater for twenty years than we enn snppij . Hitherto theso consumers havo vpno cast of us to purchase, Its tho present crops are rapidly exhausted by such hungry customers as onr mountain neighbor. Kansa- i-t-fnors should, in seasons of greater plenty, obtain ft their farms nnP- third to one-half moro per rmsnei 'or erain than their rrcthrcn in Il linois. Added to this i tbo tact oi immenso yield per aero, and Iho um total promises well D 1 td parte . For our tributes of golden pram, tho miners will give golden bars. Kansas offers a fine climate, rich soil, nnd a good market at nor doors. Exchange. ' Ovbh Anxiety for Chit.dhen. Beccher says : "Parents often weak en their morsl power by an nndtio anxiety for their children, .there mav bo anxiety which shall leavo tho impression in tho child's mind that you httvo no fault in dod. J'.iso whv so much ninety T Parents may bo so anxious for the welfare of their children that they havo very little Lpcaco, very littlo joy, vcry littlo trust ir God. The hoort must not bo muffled by those anxieties, and fears, and torments. To bo sure, tho parent who loves tho child must be anxious that it must do well; but hope is a better counselor than f'oar. It is inst as easy to say, 'The Got that hath taken care of mo will tako eari of my children.' " Tho Abiline ( Kansas) ,Chronirk states that the movement of cattle- from Texas en route for that placf-j has commence, and gives an ni-countof differont herds now on tho wav, amounting iu tho aggroato of 96,000 head ; a pretty good sUi t for the season of 1S71. A starch factory is to bo started at North Topeka, Kansas, on a cap ital- of $20,000. St. Joseph is moving for a now brido across tho Missouri. Sho gives $500,000 toward tho enterprise. Atchison will havo to. build one at no dtstant day, also. The Coming Crops- From the present indications we should have a bountiful harvest. Tho promises from all parts of the country is good. The yield will bo most productive and bounteous. Plenty will bo vouchs ifod us by a kind Providence. Looking across the Alantio wo perceive a contrary state of affairs in many of the countries of Europe. Tiwfields of Franco remain untitled, the cropsin Germany will ba late, Italy as well as Spain has suffered, and the grain regions of Itussia will be unable to supply tho incre.ed domand which the ravages of the war in Franco have occasioned. Apart from thu slain, and the sick .and wounded, who by the lato war were ruthlessly taken from out the ranks of peaceful industry never agniu to be returned to it, ' wo muEt count the soldiers of tho two immenso armies of Germany and of France, who will find it irksomo for a titnp to settle down as quiet agriculturists, artisans, traders and workmen. In this Ead plight these two nations appear nnd from this country must g3 the helping hand to assist them in their hour of need. Tlio prospects .of abundant cr-ps aro so bright that, with those hopes realized, tho great republic of tho West wi.l bo alia to give food to t'le suffering people of other na-t ona Olmmpinn . A littlo girl, doliuhte 1 at tho sing ing of the bobalink, earneslly asked her mother : "What makes him sinj so sweetly 1 Does he eat flowers?" Men who refuse to pay their just debts live meanly and act meanly are generally the first to charge meanness upon others. It is so, also, with newspapers. ' A man in Illinois, twenty-four hours after his wife died, and be--fore her funeral, played croquet with the girls. For this tbo in-. ;' dignant neighbors tarred and feathered him. . In Detroit a . club of bachelors 4 has been formed, the cardinal prin- cip'e of which is that no l;dy shalts be married by any member nnlei K she can bring her husband $20,00(1 -and a brick bouse. A minister not long ago preached from the text: "Bo ye therefore steadfast; but the printer made him. expound from "Be ye thero fir breakfast." An Odd I'el'ows Lodge 'was in-tKLK-d at Ll.b-rado on the 7th u,v A Pensylrunia Widower with four childran marriod a widow with nine, and is now seeking fur u divorce. Tho reason given is th:.t at morning prayer he prayed dc- " voutly for tho welfare of his owu children, but could not find it hi his heart to put up a petition for the other', whereupon his wiiul rrt, him with the tongs until he implniv- of tho Almighty to havo mercy on her darlings. An exehango says young la.i of that place has just ce!cbt,-yi hor woodon wedding by niarryi' c blockhead. ' f What is tho characteristic i ' a watch ? Mmli'S-ty us it ket- i- in its hands before its faeo and i!; -down its own works. j A perK-.n, honriig -1 1 i money," l-.vm dosinuis of In. . ;'"K h'W many ytHr it Vfiuhl i I '" I'-y tailo oi.t of a Idd.

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