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Leavenworth Weekly Inquirer from Leavenworth, Kansas • 1

Leavenworth Weekly Inquirer from Leavenworth, Kansas • 1

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0 JEAfEIWOBTH WEEKLY IWQUIBEE. VOLUME LEAVENWORTII, KANSAS, TIIUBSDAY MORNING, MAY I8oi NUMBER 11. il-cipi- tor Iakin Tattlers. A correspondent has sent us the following receipt for making tattb -r a very troublesome class in most cotmiiinitics and should it meet the eyes of tiny to whose case it applies, the author's object will doubtless be altiviiied, if it has the appropriate effect unhung traitor was enjoying this mark of favor, Democrats were groaning in prison, arrested by direction of the administration, on mere suspicion of disloyalty, who were never informed of the nature of the charges against them, so that they might rebut them with proof, and SOme of whom have been r.b a.sed from prison without ever being informed of the cause cither of their ama- or release, their character thus assailed, their good name impugned, their liberties violated. In heaven's name, has the bandage been removed from the eyes of Justice, so that she can see how to visit her penalties only on suspected Democrats, while she leaves open-mouthed abolition traitors untouched, except to load them Take one handful of the Vh i one nanmui 01 tile iP Run crUiCd llunabout, the same quantity of the root Nimble-tongue, a sprig of the herb Backbite (cut cither before or after I 'rum t.

Leavenworth Times. Jennison. I'okt, Mar 3. C1. Em-or.

Coxsebvative In reply to tho communication of Con. Sturgis and Lieut. Cel. Anthony, published in your paner at the 30th of April, lSjC.dc'ining their positions in reference to Col. onnison's arrest, Ac, 1 desire to submit the Jfoilowin'-faets When the r.cws of tl-c' nppointmcnt of Craig, Mitchell and Blunt, and that Gens.

Denver and Sturgis had been assigned to Kansas, reaehed Lawrence, tre indignation of ibc officers and men of the Kansas regiments then Stationed at becam. so great that per8ons were apprehensive that it wouldVr.minatj in open meeting. tiiilto a number of the olFicrs rent in their resi araonT them. Col. Jt n-nison.

who the leader of the malcontents, lie expressed, in unmensured terms, utter cf mutters end things gcr.cra'.ly. 'Ills sreech to hi 3 re-i- the 'i a table stiooofn! I.nt. you-tell-of-it, eight drachris 0f Malice and a few tiro; of Envy which can be purchased in any quamirv tit the hops of Miss Tubiiha. Tea-table "and Miss Nancy Night-walker. Stir them well together and simmer them for half an hour over the fire of discontent.

kindb-i with a little Jealousy then steam it through the cloth of Misconstruction and cork it no in a bot- i-iti wito caresses and marks of favor And now, Ben now, len. Wade. Senator from tl e.f hang it u-rhv a. skein of Tlicl'alse Charge and its Authors. "Lieut.

Schuarte has returned from a successful trip to Platte County. He brought in as prisoners Elias Hind, Lewis II. Ford, and Wm. Murphy, who are now confined at the Fort. Thev are charged with illegally arresting Jo'lm Atchison of this City.

We learn from one of the party, that B. B. Taylor delivered a speech in "Platte City, on Monday, which was regarded by the Union soldiers as secesh." Conservative. Wc give place to the above item, in order to call attention to the last paragraph, which relates to us personally. It is a specimen of the dastardly and conteinpti-able manner in which we have been assailed, by nearly the whole Republican press of this State, ever since we commenced the Inquirer.

Vague insinuations and general imputations, trumped up by malice and promulgated by mendacity, are the staple with wdiich it is sought to impeach our integrity as 'aft American citizen and malign our character as a man. Because we have taken a bold and fearless stand against all sorts of and robbery; because we have denounced thieves, jay-hawking and scoundrels, tho Conservative, which is the unblushing advocate of all these, takes upon itself to impeach our loyalty. According to its standard of loyalt-, it Is necessary for a man to be a thief, the open advocate of thieves, or at least the patron of stealing, in order to be loyal. At first it declared its readiness to "meet argument with argument but as it finds that a task somewhat beyond its ability, it resorts to the means more congenial to its capacity, hence its use of the epithets of the blackguard, hence its resort to scurrillity, personal detraction and abuse. or thi-ee days! and it ill bV '0 fl.o05cs 1 lcitUit, was calculated to excite mn- rair tin7 anJ scUU5on hC troOP3.

ci. nl i tiujk.t0t Anthony, and several other officer, com-sP A uu manner oKeviI, nnd that conim- plained repeatedly of the conduct of NIB. Phou-daneMibhoodbeirouh- LI'6'1 Ohio, has introduced a bill, to take away from men who have thus been maltreated, the right to sue in the Courts, those who have so maltreated them. They are to bo denied the privilige of vindicating their calumniated names, again! their despotic accusers, in the courts of Justice. Tyranny is to be indemnified "gainst all penalty, while the liberty of the citizen is to be sacrificed to its caprices.

EEcaiili Tho New York Herald's Washington cor 1 we're ione 10 canes led Tlio Weekly Inquirer. CT?" Nothing, of lntf, has more startled ns, than the announcement, by telegraph, that tin of Congress, from the border slave Statff, ntnl perhaps other conservative members from tin; North-Western States, arc preparing to vacate their seat, ns 11 last means of stepping the unconstitutional nnd legislation of Congress. Their withdrawal would leave Congress without a quorum, nnd tin; wheels of government would thus be- stopped. This step is threatened, especially, against the impending confiscation hill. Such a coiir.se is revolutionary, but if nothing less than revolution ut home can save th! remnant of our liberties, those men, it seem, nrc resolved to attempt it, if wc may credit the telegraph.

The expostulations of such a man as Crittenden, whose patriotic soul has harbored no thought, throughout this contest, that Was not fraught with devotion to the Constitution and the Unoin, go unhedaed, or an; openly by such run-mud radicals as Lovejoy, Hickman, Sumner and others, who are bent on revolution by means of congressional action, regardless of constitutional or moral restraint. The conservative men, who are unfortunately 1 ri the minority, find themselves serving but one purpose and that is, to make tip the quorum which enables the revolutionists to press their mad schemes through Congress. Their counsels, their protestations, 'ir warnings, their admonitions are unheeded. The patriotic appeals and warning tones of patriotism are lost or drowned, amid the howling storm of a wild fanaticism, rai ed by such men, who care much less for the welfare of their country snd its teeming millions of white people, than tbev do for a handful of negroes, who, if tiny ere emancipated to-day, would prove a curse to themselves and an insupportable burden to every body who pays taxes or makes a living by labor. It is prop that we should advise our readers that the Cuiiliscation Dill is but an abolition rasure in disguise.

The radi-1 1I.1 with all their temerity, have not the boldness to bring forward a proposition to 1 r. inn mem aumitus- of t-r a sm he-done- will lli :1.11m C( me i.u wottia "dc orcsen up entirely." I replied that if thcr would bring the matter before me ofIicIaI3r I would take steps to correct, if possible, the evil complained of. Nothing was done, however, until about niji. -ty men had deserted with their arms, horse--, Ac. v.

hen I recieved the letter rc-fered to, from Col. Anthony, which sent to Hen. Sturgis immediately, wit'i the following endorsement "IJcsj'cctfuIly referred tit District -i re- respondent, under da te of the 2jth of April. Hot Gosjicl. Xtati-i! may t.r--rcl.

in this jiljrc every tr 0 in-i ich for i lozelt" Mr We wli! open on this by singing to the I.oig meii what Democrats (who go to hettvn) says jii'OKTANT Dif.1. to ts. Wl UCil I'lV might cati a v. gr- son. brethren, is rr i' a Ami 1 mi who is in Leavenworth, be put under arrest inutcdi-ately.

Col. h.is, within the past five days, done all in his power to escite laiiti- ny in and break up his regiment. The while yo.tr pn aeh'-r lines oit. yo sing, pavt'euiarly the si--t, rleied, as to hear their vole, ah! I'rf 'i. le'ere ir.v ti e-Ti, Tii'! ui u.ne'e.

iv 1 1 We care nothing for the personal abuse of the Conservative; scurrility is to be expected from those who know not how to practice the nmnities of life but it is the ter.cof insolent exultation which pervades its loader in its yesterday morning's issue, to which we wish to call attention. One would think, from the tone that pervades that article, that the Conservative has General Blunt in its keeping, and is exultant over the consciousness of its ability to use that gentleman for its own purposes. Tho moral of the whole essay is as if the Conservative said just this "Gen. Blunt is in command of this Department now he and the Conservative understand each other what the one favors is favored by the other what the one frowns upon is frowned upon by the other so look out." And then the insolent braggart (we cpuote his language) "You have had your day, Mr. Inquirer, you and yours." i -Itiireur turn now." To all this wo intend.

to speak in terms perfectly candid, perfectly fearless, and very explicit. And in fulfillment of our purpose, we have to say, that the Conservative is either very presumptuous and very insolent, or Gen. Blunt is not the man for the place lie occupies. A little time will determine which of these two is the correct hypothesis. It is very certain that, if the Conservative's principles be carried into the administration of this Department, we shall soon have anarchy instead of order, persecution instead of security, a Saturnalia of thieves instead of law, order and peace.

We mean exactly what Ave say, when we declare, that no systematic government can exist, founded on the principles, or administered upon the policy which the Conservative has uniformly advocated. No government ever did exist, for any considerable time, this side of Pandemoneum, based or administered upon such principles or such a policy. The nearest approximation to it was Trance, during the domination of the Jacobins, and the is an American illustration of the Marats, the St. Justs, the Kobespierres of that Iteign of Tenor. Perhaps Gen.

Blunt is not aware that but a few months since, the Conservative the unblushing advocate of jay-hawking. It said, in explicit terms, that "jay-hawking is a Kansas institution it works well; we like it;" and other like expressions, which could only emanate from a heart fraught with the evil and demoniac passions of hell. Such is the paper which now assumes whether correctly or not, time will determine to be the exponent of Gen. Ulunt's principles and the organ of his administration in this Department. And not only so, but recently, this same paper, after Wendell Phillips had declared that he had spent nineteen years of his life in trying to break up the American Union, and thanked God that it was broken, spoke of him in terms of the highest praise, and said his efforts were "noble services." Such, we repeat, is the paper, hich, with an air of insolent swagger, becoming only a bully, announces to this community, that it is the organ of Gen.

liiunt, gives out its prophetic warnings, and presumes to read us lectures on loyalty. If there is a traitor sheet on earth, the Conservative is that sheet. Its columns are reeking with treason and its heart is replete with hypocrisy and disloy it la v.i- i 1 it l'i-r 1 Wicked Tlicy tTscd to fee. A friend, who will accept our thanks, has sent us a copy of an old newspaper, printed on the 4th day of Januas, 1800 more than sixty-twocars ago, which is a curiosity. It was published in Kingston, Ulster County, New York, by Samuel Freer and Son.

The inside of the paper is draped in deep mourning, for the reason that it contains the announcement of the death of General George Washington, which occured on the 14th of the previous December, 1790, at the age of 03 years. The paper is entitled "Ulster County Cache." But one of the chief curiosities in this Gazette, is an advertisement, which now serves the purpose to prove- how wicked our northern people used to be, before they became pious. It is terrible, heartrending, awful, sickcVfnjjj shameful, out-rugeous, villainous and humiliating to think, that any people who lived in a Christian country, under the benign influence of free institutions, wheer free speech, a free press nnd free soil," were their birth-right, should for a moment tolerate, endure, suffer, permit, allow, concede, authorize or grant, a paper to he published in their midst, which should dare or presume, insolently to contain, such an advertisement as the following, which we find in the said Gazette: For Sale The one half of a Saw Mill, With a convenient place for BUILDING, lying in the town of Rochester. By the Mill is an incxliaustable quantity of PINE WOOD. And also, A STOUT, HEALTHY, ACTIVE, Negro Wench.

Any person inclined to purchase, may know the particulars by applying to JOHN SCIIOOXMAKER, Jun. at Rochester. November 23, 1709. A stout, healthy, active negro wench," for sale! and in Rochester, in the State of New York! nnd under the administration of John Adams, of Massachusetts! -Think of it! John Schoonmaker, living in such a country, a dealer in human flesh and blood," a barterer in human souls!" And then this negro' wench," may have hada bus 0, horrible! and some little chil ghost of John Brown! and to be torn from ail these endearments by Schoonmaker And ail this dotie in a northern community! How wicked those old people must have been, and what an immense improvement in morals, since their descendants have become pious Since those wicked peoplo have sold off all their "wenches 'J and the others what d'ye call 'cm? those that are not wenches they have piously abolished the ''institution," and come to see that this thing of "dealing" in sable humanity is a ver- great sin and nov', there is not a pulp'it in all that community that docs not ring with denunciations of such awful wickedness. Piety bat so advanced that it is now at a considenble premium in Rochester, and the people there and elsewhere in the north, have made such progress ia morals, that they can steal negro servants from their neighbors, most virtuously and piously.

It is all done in the fear of God now, but it wasn't then. Glorius state of morals, and a wonderful advance in piety, when the law made known by that old fogy, Moses Thou slialt not covet thy neighbor's man servant, nor his maid servant" is abolished, and a higher law substituted in its stead. We are a people of progress and we have certainly made great progress when we can fight, about "a stout, healthy, active, proper charges wiil be prepared and for-ward'-d in dne time." At tin request and under the eye of Co'. Cnt't. unison, of mv regiment, wrote, and Lieut.

Kendall, of Jerinisc-n'fl regiment signed, the charges, a coppr of whieh is herewith enclosed, and took them to Hen. isturgis, at Fort Leavenworth. As the papers aud persons sympathyzing with Col. Jennisou rsser that no charges have boon preferred, I Cat they have been suppressed cr miscarried. I reijiic-ted Gen.

Sturgis to put CI. Jcn-ion uo l- arrst, because he is an but sinir ly because I believed 1H" 'liii Tin ii. I i'; tV.n 1 i i Mv be mv dutv as sin officer, under arti- to show, ei lnii: 1 Articles of War, which rea is as rat 1 1 I i an 1 :s.r.. th is et is iT iter, let i n. i i i't bui our iv one a-t thinks he make the only one serii New will prove to .1 1 1 TO iS 1 t.o itera J-s from 1 .110 ecor.uiv.

1 Mr. Wade introduced sm important hill in the Senate to day relating to arres-s like that of Ex-Secretary Cameron, by preventing them in future. The bill provides, in the first place, that ail stilts commenced in State Courts against oflh-ers or servants of the Government because of illegal arrests made for disloyalty, and imprisonment in forts, or of seizure of property under suspicion that it was intended for the rebels, shall be transferred to the Circuit Courts of the United States, the Government there to have the privilege of continuing the said cases from term to term until the present rebellion shall have ended. 'Tt further provides that any person who shall knowingly cause the arrest of any Government' officer on charge that th'-plaintiff was arrested and imprisone 1 hv him in a fort, shall be deemed guilty oY misdemeanor, and subject to a lin and imprisonment at the discretion of the Court. "The bili ia qr.it Itngihy ia providing for legal processes in such cases, but this is the irist of it." Accenting to ibis bill, if a man has been arrested during the past year, thrown into a prison and confined for months, iniiictini." a terrible injury upon his health ami reputation, he can have no redress even if the person who ordered tho arrest and the officer who made it had no authority or right todo.it.

After suffering the rigors of a confessedly false imprisonment, he is to be again punished if he attempts to bring the man who did him this cruel injury to the bar of legal justice. This is the object of Wade's bill, this it aims to aceom-plish. This comes from the humanitarian who for years has pretended to weep over the wrongs of the poor African, and has denounced all manner of oppression, lie now introduces a bill to shield- and protect kidnappers from punisliniT.t, for of course no person who has been lejrally arrested can have any redress in tho courts. i is only those who have been illegally arrested and improperly punished that it is int i-ed to cut off from obtaining redress. This attempt to strangle judicial invest i-j-ition into iillt'cd cases of wrong- and otUrngc is the most unblushing and barefaced wickedness.

It will inliict a stain upon every man who votes for it in Congress a stain that time will never It will fail in its purposes, too. No man can be deprived, under our Constitution, of his legal rights, and among those legal rights is the privilege of bringing action against those who may have deprived him unlawfully, of his '-liberty or Cincinnati script, tl: is one serijo-ral Old Testament bv t-x party sen titer-. And my te: fro- -tnent 1 of any respectability, ever told the Conservative that we made a speech of the kind intimated, in Platte City, on Monday or any other day, bceause it is not true. We call the reader's attention to the vague and indefinite manner in which the base slander and impudent falsehood is put forth. It is designed to prejudice the minds of the Conservative's readers, while it avoids making any specific charge.

The Union soldiers regarded our speech as secesh." If any man, who heard the remarks wo made, puts such a construction upon them, it is because he is either a fool or a malicious calumniator. We no speech," in the common acceptation of that term. After Judge Birch had concluded his eloquent nnd able speech, in behalf of the Union cause, he voluntarily referred to the fact that we were in the room, and was kind enough to speak of us in complimentary terms. Thereupon the audience called for us, and we responded to the call more in th.e way of an apology for not speaking, than in the way of a speech. We said not one word, nor uttered a sentiment, that was inconsistent with that trus and heartfelt devotion which wc feel for the Constitution of our beloved country, and the Union which lives or dies with that Constitution.

It is because we are not an abolitionist, that wc arc charged, by such a traitorous sheet as tho Conservative, with disloyalty. He is a calumniator, a coward, a traitor and a liar, who applauds such a villainous traitor as 'Wendell Phillips, an avowed disunionist, and charges us with disloyalty. The Conservative tons these things, and wc make the issue direct with it, and are ready for the responsibility it involves. scripture is the: took ile in their ves -Niiw. mv btveth'T.

teral rule "'And tie els with their ii. a plain scrip-Ttook ile in their was it, my iie in the vessels with lightit. Any r.on-cominlssloncu officer, or I ii who, being present at anv meeting or sijitinn, ibje-s not use his utmost endeavor to repress the same, or, coming to tho knowledge of any intended mutiny, doe? not, without delay, give information thrTe-nf to bis commanding ofiiecr, shall c-punished, by the sentence of a Court Martial, with death, or otherwise, Recording to tho nature of his oTenco. The charges ore very serious, and from what I know of the circumstaner-s of the case, I believe they, are susceptible of the clearest proofs. VVhile 1 Lave eo disposition to prosecute Col.

Jeimlscn, v.ho has always treated me with the greatest kindness, I shall give him no oppc.rtr.nIiy of charging me with "crawfishing and cowardice," as he did his other accusers in his speech in Louis, Missouri. NoWj Mr. Fditor I am svwarn that this is nil very hat Cicn. Sturgis and Col. Anthony have set i.ie the example.

When and tarn, wilt and full ijeforo ptiolie it will not la witn their lar.ij tlieren. that too br: abolish, directly, shivery in the States. know that the Constitution interposes so clear and strong a barter against sneh a measure, that the people of the north would revolt at it. the proposition direct, ami the peuple would see in its suee 'ss a certain destruction of the Constitution and Covernr.vnt mad:) by our fathers; and a total annihilation of all hope of ever again restoring the Union they so deeply love. lb the abolition radicals propose to achieve by indirection, what they dare not propose as a direet nnd open measure.

The Confiscation Hill proposes, among other things, to confiscate slave property belonging to rebels but once enact such a measure into a law. and every body who owns a slave will be treated as a rebel, livery abolition in the army, would ia every slave holder a ami his slaves, as fast as they could be found, would be declared, confiscate to (lie (le-vcvnineitt. And, ill order to make the robbery more radical and certain, and to remove all possibility of reclamation, the slaves so seized would be speedily sent to the free States of the They held parly. tln-ir lainps-ah Thar was the moetins with thirty four was writt. iar hanners 1 on b'iiincrs Bat i.ar the They was wii pep'Kr soy-end jiro-elar sov- uar was pels and whar was the no whar.

Ail th "ir reen-itv. Jtut vou can on war search the rct-n-iiv in fii" iliblc. )ati Jit. io 1 sO to ami ri, e.iit at sov-reon- thondit strange if the Ilaglcs io flutter a-! little. itv.

'And thar was the Bel met iii great etin-, with thirty four was writ 'CeiiStitu io. what was me was the vi-ssels an i arty. And they banners id 0:1 th-i banner id Laws." Hut ier-n and whar Geo. X. LEiTZLrR.

CHARGES AND SPECiriCATIONs Preferred against Charles R. Jennison, Colonel of the Seventh llegiment of Kansas Volunteers, of the State of Kansas eir the lamps lliev wasr.n v.iiar. Ail ti "Vitus Con en arcs 1st. sti lotion and Law. But vou in search the scripters from Dan to Bursln speak, jnvi klver to kiver, can't Knd Cou--titution And then, whar was 'J-r-e-a n.

in ncaii iuriv. mv u. 1 The using of contemptuous and disrespectful language towards the President of tiie Lnit states. Specification First In this, that he, the said Charles It. Jennison, did, on or about the thirteenth day of April, in a speech to the olhcers and men of the 7th gituent of Kansas Volunteers, make use of the fid lowing language, to wit That ho had no confidence in the present or words to that effect.

liecently, there occurred an interesting scene in tho lower House of Congress, between Thaddeus Stevens, the Republican chairman of tho Committee of ways and means, nnd Mr. Dawes a llepublican, of Massachusetts, one of the committee that has been investigating frauds ah!" 1 ri- whar was 1 see them was th ile. wi.ar and as rverv alty. We presume it is Gen. Blunt's wish to administer the affairs of this Department with intelligence, impartiality, and with a view to the good order and walfarc of the people and the government.

We cannot suppose that he has any other purpose in view. This being so, we tell him plainly, that we have much mistaken human nature, if he can achieve these results, if the Conservative of yesterday morning speaks of him and bis purposes by authority. The people of Kansas, though they have suffered much at the hands of Jay-hawkers nnd lawless men, are not yet slaves. We would die before we would submit to such a despotism as the Conservative would inaugurate. The people of this community, who love law, order, prcpriety and decency, look upon the Conservative and the princi iar or i 1 was ti: thirty whar carry taj r.ir negro wench," instead of bartering about her.

Are not free-love, free press, free speech, did'nt banner but they I Ir say soe-re. with Coustiiiifitin they had i Laws on with th CHARGE D. The of disrespectful and contempt -I'" uous language towards his superior offi north, to ornament and refine northern so-cietv, ami to assist northern laborers in procuring more certain employment at more remunerative prices save the mark-In one word, the proposed Confiscation is but an abolition measure in disguise; a cowardly and sneaking way of doing by stealth and indirection, what the traitors dare riot openly propose. The measure is unconstitutional, radical, revolutionary. It proposes, while an army is in the field fighting ostensibly to enforce the execution of the Constitution and the law, to violate, by a miserable and cowardly act of chicanery and fraud, both the Constitution and the law.

Tt is a proposition to convert the war, from the grand purpose to vindicate the right, the majesty and dignity of the Government, into a degenerate crusade against slavery. It is io degrade our volunteers from the soldiers of Constitutional liberty, into a set if marauders, l'ass such a measure, nnd ihr-. whole object, end and purpose, for which the war was declared to be undertaken, will be changed, lost sight of and than such a villainous and wicked Hellenic should be successful, it is said to be the determination of the conservative loox ii in their vessels according to their New ters. New, if suit man but your minister, let decv.Vah. is cers.

ni tie in make tie; Specification first In this, that he, the I said Charles It. Jennison, did, in a speech ve ny tlr tft the officers and men of the Seventh Reg Ami seee-el 'itsianicnt ser ere i- I will pr ters, that lie'wi part oniy one it is the is in D.inucl. on tho Government. Stevens denounced the investigators in very severe terms, and Dawes defended them. Dawes states that they saw no ill feelling on the part of Stevens until they dragged to light a fraud of $30,000 which a nephew of Stcven3 was an instrument in committing against the government.

Let them belabor each other to their hearts' content neither can hit the other a lick amiss. The old proverb tells us, "when rogues fall out, honest men come to their own." There is some hope when the abolitionists get to quarreling with each other. Stevens has had a bad reputation, as a man wanting integrity-, for a good many years. He is of the Cameron school. at- ey The Chicago Election" at Wasihngtos.

A correspondent of the Chicago Times gives the following account of bow the Democratic victory of Chicago was received at Washington Early during the forenoon to-day I -t Gen. Richardson, of your State. He is not in very good health, but it was diseeniable at a glance that ho was evidently improving. He greeted few friends with the expression: "Wo have v. on a victory for the Union and the Constitution." "Arrother battle, "Yes sir, a battle for the Constitution and the Union which our fathers wid.i and sanctified; a battle well fought and gloriously won, Ami thereupon "Old Dick." drew out a dispatch informing him of the election of the et.tire Democratic ticket at the municipal election in Chicago.

And his eye lighted up, an his whole soul kindled, at the mention of Douglas and this great vindicatory tribute to his memory and to the principals that great party with which he was so intimately connected. Soon Yoorhccs, of Indiana, Sheiii of Oregon, Pendleton, Cox, Yallandigham, Morris and White of Ohio, and other democratic members of the House came up, and never was a victory discussed with more satisfaction than yours in Chicago. It is hailed as a sign of returning prosperity, because it is a rebuke to abolitionism, a rebuke to Wendell and an assertion by the people, in" trumpet tones, hat thev are for the "old Union and the Da iiti'el. I the old set Daub 1 Webster, fe for aud es is 'To us. The thou art all of 'ils tes-ds of my is in the balance." ie.

in ho niiginal llmu has WiiJe in i 1. free soil, Fremont, Old Abe," the Chicago riatform and civil war, a great improvement in piety? Masa't we hare a stronger government? Tlic II-al We have heretofore said, and we repeat, that the real scscssiomsts nnd the worst, arc the abolitionists. They are the primary and moving cause of our present calamities and troubles. It is their conduct, their villainies, which furnished the South with a pretext for secession. With the Wendell Phillips is a great man.

They are therefore hound to take his testimony. About a year ago he made a speech in the Tremont Temple, in Boston, in which lio used the following language: The antislnvcry party had hoped for and planned disunion, because it would lead to the developement of mankind and But, in -vi -n. th reals: iVk- ples it advocates with detestation and horror. It is the advocate of anarchy, not of law; oT treason, not of loyalty; of robbery, not of security; of blood, not of peace; of hate, not cf good will; and, with-an unreasoning raid intolerant spirit which would damn all who differ from its inane dogmatisms, it stops not to befoul with its pestiferous calumnies, every one who stand- in the way of its greed. Such being a just picture of its character, its praises of Gen.

Blunt amount to slanders of his good name. Let him beware of the gifts of the Greeks. r.artv ts tu-U the iment of Kansas Volunteers, on or about the twenty-lirst day of March, 162, say "That he utterly despised General II. Ilaiiack," or words to that effect. Specification Second In this, that he, the said Charles It.

Jennison, did, in a speech to the o.licers and men of the Seventh regiment of Volunteers, on or about the day of April, 1S02, denounce onerals Ilallc-ck. Sturgis, Denver atui Mitchell as secessionists ai.d i'ii. CHARGS 33. ting and encouraging soldiers to desert the service of the Cnitcd States. Specification First: In this, that he, (ho salJ Charles It.

Jennison, did, onthefonr-teenth day of April, 1802, grant between t.vinty and one hundred furloughs to men, and that he further advised one or all of the soldiers receiving said furloughs, to leave with or without tho whar th the leiliotin gs." Ali my r-. what has Wade in the Douglas men, an 1 ask th-got Wade, aa'd they aii-w-to the ib-ii men. od ask ti; got Wade, and i "in -iiiswe; no whar. Co u.i wiiar they've 1:0 ill goto tir- K- party, and ask iheia whar tieyV- got And th will answer ao.vmihig to th Old Tes It is not a little diverting to see what wriggling nnd wry faces there are, among certain Republican newspapers, since they have learned that it was not Gen. Sturgis who had Jennison arrested but that, on the contrary, the arrest was 111 mi in Congress to withdraw, perhaps re sign, thus leavo Congress without a quorum, and thus break up the national leg-isluture, one of the co-ordinate branches of the Government.

In that event, the withdrawing 'members would of course appeal directly to the people, who could not fail to be sir -used into intense action and the elevation of tne black tament script' rs we have Wade in the And my friends. I'm afraid thev an; going to ke-p our friend Wad-; in And then he adds In six months I expect separation. ill- 'liotiiig-i. 1 veti after tie Old Ti scs inters his been sullicieiiti fill- The game is up, the Union is at an end. made at the special instance and request of Col.

Geo. W. Deitzler and Lieu'. Col. D.

R. Anthony. When ihey supposed it to be the act of Sturgis, they were very indignant Col. Deitzler's Letter. Tho reader will see, by the letter of Col.

Deitzlcr. which wo republish from, tho Times, that it is addressed to the editor of the Conservative. The facts are, as we understand them, that the letter and a copy of the charges were first offered to the Conserva approval the Colonel commanding Troops it. I.T.vranee this In violation ord -rs. S.tccii'ct.i'i-x.i Second: In this.

that he.thn We have purchased nothing but disgrace. old Constitution." The dispatch was carried over and shown to Mr. Arnold, of your district, -who gave one soimneholly gare s.t the portentious document, drew a very long breath, and "retired in good order," sadly, his place, which knowing hiui now, may next Congress kuow him no more We tvi whieh the and go to The North is bankrupt in character as in monev. Before the summer ends we shall see two Confederacies," io. egy, -e a of at tho proslavery outrage; but since they find that the charges against Jennison ah I said Charles K.

Jennison, did, on or ubout the fifteenth, day of April, 1 jf02, tear up I are! destroy an order from Lieutenant Col. Daniel K. Anthony, commanding Seventh re-! Hc-giment of Kansas Volunteers, said or- (Oh Goon If 1 11 nterfering with si; insist in the States, ewark, tribute V'-iiiled. A fir i.e. 1 toMaj.

the toi rf-The publishes tin I l.rice, aeeor. tive, but that paper refused to publish them whereupon Col. stnt them to the Times, in which they appeared, yesterday morning. We republish the letter and the charges, for the information of our readers. on we ciitim the right to owin iterferc with the -n.

These aed to let the ne tree Tvi-i: way 1 should be Stat comments 1 oer directing Lieut. Amos llodgcniau to ar- rest all enlisted men of the Seventh Kegi-j iaent of Kansas Volunteers found absent without p'assas or furloughs approved bv Col. Ueo. W. Deitzler, commanding Troops 1 at Lawrence this while said Lieut.

Amos I Hodgeman was on his way to receive the originated with strong anti-slavery men, they find themselves placed in rather an embarrassing situation. Tho charge, would, of course, have been fake, if they had originated from a supposed pro-slavery source but coming whence they do, they might, possibly, have some foundation. How beautifully they have exposed themselves. Had the facts been known, we should probably have been spared that extraordinary exhibition of abolition indignation in Saint Louis. profound feeling.

It might beget a rev- olution, which might, and should it occur, we trust would, spend its force at the ballot-box. But let us hope that better counsels will prevail, and that a resort to so extreme a course, may not be necessary. It remains to be seen, however, whether the radicals will stop short, or whether ihey will push their mad scheme to sach an extreme as to force upon the conservative portion of Congress the step which is said to bo imminent In any event we predict, that when the people do get a chance at ihoso fanatics, they will hurl them from power and place with an energy and indignation, that have never been paralleled in our political history. It will not only be to the objects of their indignation a defeat, but a disgrace. While this arch traitor was uttering such treason, in the great city of Boston, Democrats, all over the country, were being siezed and sent to prison, on mere suspicion of disloyalty to the Government.

It seems almost incredible, but it is so. Phillips was, and is, left undisturbed, and is still allowed to traverse the country and preach' such treason wheresoever he lists and the powers that be, in Washington, instead of rebuking, applaud him. But a short time since, after uttering just such treasonable sentiments as the above after declaring, in the National Capital, in a speech, thai he had been at work for nine gro live in their borders, i the military are authorized to set the negro-. loose, why not locale the in Indiana or Illinois 'i It is trueth might contrary to iiie Constitution and laws of these States: but what of that If military can disre- copy re. the Leavenworth 1-QUinsa a well -tit ad tribute tc Major i.

W. Brice, on his rcc-nt promo-ion to a Brigadier Goncraiiip of Volunteers. It is from the pen of Tl. H.Tey! and all it says so war.aiy and so we'll, will iin-5 a cordial response in the breasts of ho-as of old friends who are proud of the raon who ills forth tb- 'ubvy ami of oiia whose heart indited an so tiisre- 3" It wiH he seen by a telegram from Washington, that the Democratic members of Congress have united in an address, to the peoplo of the country, in which they urge the speedy reorganization of the Democratic Party, with a view to the preservation of the public liberty. There can be no doubt of the importance of such a step.

gard our Constitution, gard the institutions of LotsisviVe Demoa at. othcr Stat03. provat 01 101. ueDrge n. Deitzler of -aid order.

Signed Joux Kendall, 2nd Lieut. 7th Kansas. Witness Lieut. Amos Hodgeman, 7th K. Major A.

L. Lee, '7th Kansas. Capt. James Kctner, 1st Kansas. Capt.

C. S. Merriman, 7th Capt. Wm. S.

Jenkins, Major T. II. Ilerrick, L3T If gas is to he taxed, our Congressmen will have a heavy load upon their shoulders, particularly if they pay on what they generate in regard to our colored brethren. Ax intelligent farmer, being asked if his horses were matched, replied: "Yes, they are matched first rate one of them is willing to do all the work, and the other willing he should." (3?" Secretary Seward gave a recention 57" The Salem Gazette records the tleath of Nathaniel Swan, aged 80. lie was born, lived all his life, and died, in the same If the radicals are allowed to go on with their outrageous schemes, our Constitution and our liberties will all be ingulfed in teen years to break up tho Union after thanking God, in that speech, that the Union was broken; he was invited, by his friends in the Senate, to take a seat inside the Senate Chamber, and did so a privilege denied, uniformly, to everybody, except men of the highest ofiicial dignity and distinguished character.

And while the one common grave. Freemen arouse last-night to the officers of the French corvette. Several members of the cabi room an ancient building in North Sa- fj" An eminent painter being asked Iem. During his longlife he never slept what he mixed his colors with to prcdaco but once out of this house. II? was never such admirable effects, replied, Brains, afflicted by sickness of a sufficiently serious sir, I mix them with brains." Unluckily the character to require the services of a phv material is one which can't be bought, and sician until the final breaking up which re- so larce numbers of artists have do to Kev.

Wm. If. Brisbane, the faithful revered preacher of the Methodist Episcopal Church in rhiladelpha, died on Tuesday night. The Rev. Mr.Brisbane has been removed at the early age of Let our watchword be the union of the net, and foreign ministers including the The bereaved family of the gallant and lamented Major-General Charles F.

Smith, have arrived in Philadelphia. It is probable that his body will be brought to that city for interment. Democracy for the sake of the Constitu- irench Ministers were present. Mrs. W.

Sewerd was the hostess. i tion and the Union. suited in death. without. Pity isn't.

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