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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 19 August 1865

V L Hie MODeactent iS uiftmftfttf$ ulS r" -'-Tf. an . .- .j'r,'. - - --- ., 41; .- - - - ,0 ;!; f .' jr - ' .. . :fli i ' v. 'jtfh''-l ' It s i -:;:: 2Tfifi-:S '.-sir - J. W. ROBERTS. ijr."5i" "Sigswoj.! ffTTKTX .ts7!!v- T.Tf jrr i;i .ftnu-. (s ,jti ehtofio9 t7rf 5H!; ' M- JSclilor HHt! Proprietor. in:ii t-Hjf .'i .lH'fMOffl)o!lMIM J . . - . . . ' -.- -' 19tl -.''' Ji (tltWtnt C (ht; ajI iM2 VOLUME V, JNJMBER 52. . !u;.' ,'.. I" c , ' oskaloosa; iawsAs:iu(Siiisrr, jo; m ' ::, tM!liifr st -,'.. '-a to- a" -it --icvl-fy -t'i WHOiMUMBEfo - ii ' ii- t :. i. r .i : i L'"! ' '.'(T --ft-wq r fr"5Rt8J i; " n&s f-i 9caa4 aj ?jorto. " . ft s. -HARyiyIlYJIN. . Great God ! our heartfelt tbkska to Tfass! U feel Thy presence everywhere I Anil pr7 that we may erer be Tbi objects of Tby faardiin care. VTe sowed by Thee onr -work wa Men And Met,-aiil instantly went forth Thy mandatevhno Jn lirinc irreeu foon smiled the fair and fruitful earth. We toiled and Thoa didV. noto onr toil, And jrarest ...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 19 August 1865

N THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS, SATURDAY AUGUST 19. 1865. 1 Wat gttflcpJMfeai OSKALOOSA, KANSAS. J. W. ROBERTS. Editor. "Saturday, August 10, 1805. Bsilroad Bonds. Oar columns are open for tbe discus sion t tbe qaetlioB of issuing tbe Rail road Bonds. This is a subject of tlie -deepest importance, one in wbicb our 'County is vitally interested; and it should be calaaly. candidly and dispas sionately considered, with tbe 6ola iew of doing the very best thing for the County in tbe premises. Railroads develop a conntry. They are necessary; ice' must have them. The only question' for decision is, bow shall we' best secure tbem to tbe greatest ad vantage ? Those who favor tbe issuing 'of Bonds believe that that is the only thing that will make sure the securing -of at least .one of the most important lines that will Aver pass through the County. Others think differently. Let the matter be canvassed with all the care and circumspection that an indi vidual would put forth in managing...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 19 August 1865

- ? THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS. SATURDAY, AUGUST .19. 1865 J S PUBLISHED EVERT SATCEDAT HORXIXO AT Oskcloosa, Jeffersoi County, Kansas. j. TV. ROBERTS, Editor. Improvements. There has not been much done in town this year in the way of erecting new buildings, but several old ones have been fitted tip and made as good as new. Mr. Wise has remodeled and refitted his hotel stand, making it quite a com njoikws.houie, aad respectable in ap pearance. "TKcWnow accomodate the public well. -' Mr. Woolley has made the old Hall building an ornament to the south-west corner of the public square, and has the best "store room in town. The upper part he designs fitting up for school pur poses this winter, and subsequently as a Hall. It will be one of the best build ings in town when completed. Mr. Wise has purchased the proper ty on the north-east corner of the pub 4ic sqaare, and is fitting it up for a res idence and shoe-shop for his son-in-law, Mr. J. Tedrick. It begins to wear a habitab...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 19 August 1865

THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS, SATURDAY AUGUST 19. 1865. .1- tpaitamii. J "BASTE HIE BEAB. Lois are drawn for the first bear, who takes his seat on a stone, with one' end of a rope about three yards long in his hand, the other end of which is held bv the bear's master. The' other players attack the bear with knotted handkerchiefs, and the master endeavors to touch one of them; if he can do so without let ting the rope go, or pulling the bear fropi his seat, the player so touched takes the place of the bear. Each bear has the piiviltge of choosing his own master; beine; bear once or even oflener does not exonerate a player if fairlv touched from becom- . - . i iwje bu a actuiiu tunc. 3 h. i i How Tom was caught. The fol lowing anecdote is of a Maryland lady and her negro servant. The lady was unable to account for the great consumption of butter in her tamily, and one day she followed a new purchase to the kitchen, in time to see the cook's friend, Tom, depos it one of the jolls...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 26 August 1865

I - 1 '.rv: ' I hfi: I Till PB An rl All f "WE . . , , , i . - i . m . J. W. ROBERTS, SebofeS io agicitle, f eclics, fiHg, fletos, a.so'fiqraj liferajire. " - VrVlT .SteafAaMhae -i'jj . ; zrrrzrrzrr ' n t'' n-. ! i&e . -! - r 9 V W 'l. VOLUME VI, NUMBER 1. OSKALOOSA, KANSAS AUGUST 26, 1865. 1 . J. It.. wuniv. vmtmtntB mi b i i flEiT H Jas ffetrtlftttMUiS. A JUaaca in Brief. Only a day or two ago a strange case presented itself at tbe ToombsMnTKew York: A woman of about fifty-fire years of age was arrested in Centre street for excessive drunkenness, and was borne in a totally unconcioas state to that Egyptian structure. She was a wretched aad painful looking spectacle; ber attire soiled and in tatters; ber face bloated and frightful with the traces of 'long indulgence of ber base passions. 'Still, when she was comparitively so ber abo spoke with a degree of propriety and an intonation tbat indicated culture and good breeding, and evinced through all ber squalor and decadence a fa...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 26 August 1865

c THE INDEPENDENT: OSEALOOSA; KANSAS, SATTJRDAY AUGUST 26 ISGij. pnr ' She gnfcpmtat 0SKAL00SA, KANSAS. J. W. ROBERTS. Editor. s 8aturday, August 26, 865. f WiWP ,".:' If&fc art BaOroads. SIihII we Tote (ho Railroad Bonds ? ThU is the qaestion our people must discuss aad decide; 'It is 'of the jjreHt- .li . . et, r est importance. In a Iocs! point of view it ia the most weighty jnattec that has ever come before the electors of die Coantj Tor their decision'. ntei us look at H fairlv,, ' j.i) ? propociDen is to subscribe 81 50, -J 000 to the Atchison, Tbpeka and Santa l.Ft Itailraad .Company in bonds of the Comity running thirty years at six j.er 'cent, interest. Now 8150,000 at six percent.' interest for thirty years w ill b4 $520,000 a little over, half a million -at simple interest. The interest being paid annually, it is the same as com pound interest, and wilt amount to about half as much more interest, say $130, 000, or a grand total of 8650,000. That is. what 'the' County ...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 26 August 1865

w THE IMDEPENEET:1DSJL)0SAV'ENSSSATUEDAY. AUGUST 2U f865T s s-uBLisnEc eveut satcedat KORMSo at j Oskaloosa, Jefftrsoi County, Kansas. s$ gkp;ttftye)f. J. W. ROBERTS, Editor. , . Sixth Volume. With this number the Independent enters upon the sixth jear'of its exist ence. Started on its career in 1860, just before the famine made its ravages in our State, il required energy and de-; termination to nnke it win successfully. . , , . ii i But it came through the storm all right, and has steadily prospered up to the is - -present ume. It is impossible lojlerotc five years 'to earnest labor as an editor" -without tanning across somebody's prejudices and probably making some enemies. We have endeavored always to advocate the cause of truth 'and right. We have not always agreed with all men, nor did we, nor do we, expect to; but we have written nothing in malice; nothing that ire did not think at the time ought to 4e written; and but little that we would "not write were the events recurring...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 26 August 1865

SI Kr .; - THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, lANSAS, SATURDAY AUGUST 26 1865. A, ' a llkiA.iliii , .i. 3 giJ4JBW COMPULSORY WORK. 'Ma, may'iit I go how V asked Til don Russell of his molher, who saw iiia loitering motions, and replied: 'No, sir, vou mav'nl!" Why ? Tom Clarke and old Nero .tnd-Tom Wilkins have .been gone ever so long,' and he looked down the lane longingly after them. They were going a-fishing this morning. The:e were some chips to gather up, and his mother told him he should do the work before he left. Present ly .the looked up from her work,and--aid to Miss Glenn.the school teacher: 'Just look al that boy! I don't be lieve there ever was another such a stupid young one born !' 'You'd be hateful too, if vou had to always be picking up chips,' said Til. in an under tone. '.Mrs. Jtussell, may I make a bar gain with Tilden?' asked the teacher. 'Yes, a thousand if you want to. I'm tired trying to get him to do.' Now, I'll tell yeu what is is, Til,' said Miss Glenn, bounding i...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 2 September 1865

V .-r mfUTfU; 7 :ax .aoojahSo -t.:v isaTiavA 3ir. '-'V- fa 1 - 3 i JrJtpk 6? Uiiii'Vi lit ' -I w ttX'tQS ''" l l ' Ma ' ,05 & f 33VM .V-AW-J ,oT trxt1i JA dt oi yJojj -..ii- A.SJ' on j - ijna t i0 -d rfl . i ) ' ' Jut 2.. 'h.IZjLU j.. .!.. 4 Si.4A Cf3' :-''' a ii ... clDJ. JIU.Mi .Kf )UiI ' ' .' 'oi.-j:;;.- ' r. oJ aiian ' A 111 - - - ... t -mrTT TTinnTrs' J. W. ROBERTS. , - JJcbpteo to ilgiciiifqfe, figeeiie9, fe, ITetos, D. 6eI..iifefqi,&j!,i'-"a ji " uaMtmn&TnpMw7L TV . . . . . . I" '. ' ' ' ir I , , , , ,i ...It ,Lr. ..,,( I 11. mir-'i ifc -.3K I. : . ,-.u -!it u ...fi-.e i:h:' ' sio,' u !i n .scoiisetS- t-ooaeBi VOLUME VI, NUMBER '.2.. u I -;i QSKALOOSA, KANSAS SEPTEMBER 2, 1865". ' 'f oj 'tJtti' J ". )l Vff tH4! a SUt- - ii i if '. .aCTtCJL .AiA. 19'- ' wole mnmw "m J. -t- TTil ' ' X? " TT W S I-&J & tl i L jfA r B '. rhik B J - -t3T al liflr PI 'If Irl t I a 1 -'l7 - 1 " " - LCy LI " ) B si Aivs if vnri ' . ' -. ,. htm-- um ,t w 0: "'' K H H . VA H mt- J f...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 2 September 1865

y 5- THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2 1865. r 31 i ft Wxt idcptndtnt. OSKALOOSA, KANSAS. J. W. ROBEBTS. Editor. Saturday, September 2, 1865. Those Joad Quertiwu. Mb. Editob. Will you please an wer the following questions is your next issue? . If the coaaty should vote the bonds for (he railroad, and the road afterwards 'be mortgaged to raise funds, and the mortgagers finally get the road as is .generally the case what becomes of the stock ? 2, If the road should only be built five or biz miles through our county. ill.not the bonds be issued, and will it ,-rlifn hit ? i j - 3. If the bonds cannot be used bf 'the.conipauy until the road is completed, why do they insfijt on the vote being taken before the road is located. 4. If the road runs to Monrovia from A'.chison, and then direct to Topeka, will it not go several miles beyond Grass hopper Falls, and consequently be of little comparative value to this county ? 5 Suppose the people vote for the issuing of the...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 2 September 1865

V THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2. 1865; Site IwlcjH'iulfui. S 1-UBLlSHED EVEKT JATUKDAl HOEJUXO AT takaltosi. Jeffenoi Csaity, Kansas. Joci SeftyHtyetf. J. IV. ROBERTS, Editor. Worth Considering. If we can secure a line of railroads 'through our county, by issuing bonds, it will be a tie to hold us together as a count?. The amount invested will be a kind of lien upon all our territory, and an argument of the strongest kind against taking an acre of our soil from us. But if the road runs very near the edge of the county, it may become a hone of contention," -as bas been the case already in tho'southeastern corner of the county. These tilings should be considered by the voters. They are weighty. A lie to keep us a unit in our territory is not to be regarded lightly. Bather Amusing'. Two years ago a few of the patrons of the Independent discontinued their papers, because we denounced horse stealing and thieving in general.. An effort was made at the time to h...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 2 September 1865

f r ' ' ' ' ft .THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSAv'IANSASAJDUEDAY. SEPTEMBER' lW l&milt's 'gcjrarimrirf. GAM JVnoor. Tliis game is played as follows: All thcplayers but one, collect at a place called "home," while one goes off to hide himself. When ready, he shouts "Whoop oh?" the others then sally out to find him; he who discovers the hidden player calls out "Whoop oh?" the hidden play er then breaks from his concealment and if he can catch one of the oth ers, the one so caught must ride him on his back to "home." Jt is then the boys turn who has made the discovery to go and hide himself, and the others endeavor to discover his hiding place as before. The Ticeu Lily ami the Viom:t. In the-same bed with the lowly violets and the modest lily of the valley, there grew a Tiger Lily, tall, showy, and soaring over these, as if despising them and gloivinir in its own larce leaves aiid oranjje-color- ea spoiiea nowers. oome "IliS would notice it first of all, and sav, "isn't that handsome?" "...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 9 September 1865

3 i ; ailUllT YiJJLS y.t :: jyooshyo :ioaK5ioi3Hi anar ii nn&hrlU "Ml- .eA2HA5f ,A200JA)20- rA J rfj- sJ &2?SlUi3 -. .t.. . IOC' i . "W! "J t " .toiib.tiETjiaaofi .t .Xlliroift'.) jUiU.oiIt I ni3" :. ..- !t ' .v.Ijvf, intn.rt ?!' !o W.q Sflillo laub Js or: Jitsanrjaima zidi al ''' --i.8T9-rrf3f.flrmjRTu hfl5 agilimsl ... u- qd pf r.-.rf ggi''ii 'IV f .' V-- i K WD 'rS a J EC IHI . tn . Yx in "H H aaV . - r r it - ti jr i j . - -- w - rtWia! ''.i BBW. iBBV.-i-aahk . .W.aaW.- kL J:f Hh--71 ii7-.-. --.a7.BmOM:rKJiaBW m kilijJi fn '. a srt .-.. ..-. v. ... .. - --. n - - , ,..C T - " " "TV s: .;nir -.wir' pTj-., -, .: ,. .; ,.- i, r., ?; "t-wi. m t' r, - -. , , .- L . . . Z , , -... X.- .--. .... -,JJ-. ... - - - .- .- - - - J f PM ft- t - , (Ti . , h.t.n t rtf si tfT-nirt Al .? f.itn (1 rf v.-r rt f w imi - -...- ... .. - -- .- r - - -HK.rwVw - '- b m mmmmmm J. f .ROBERTS, - -; Zs'-jssL: ---boie34o4giw!lW:;i ' ' ..,..,.., ,. n.i i ' y f . , . , , , ,r,,?j. . .; !T i-M -;i7i.lo ...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 9 September 1865

J THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 9 1865. V Wax Qnteytn&tni OSKALOOSA, KANSAS. J. W. BOBEBTS. Editor. "Saturday, September 9, 1863. Sailnwdlwds We bow have a definite basis apon which to act ib Una matter. The Com missioners hare postponed the election until th 30th fast., and remedied the omissiOBS of the former call, so that now we have solid ground upon whicu to 6taBd. The road must run twenty miles In the County, and the range is between this place and Grasshopper Falls. That is definite. We have felt all the time that the friends of the mea re were laboring under disadvantages heretofore which outweighed all their labors; now they can go to work with a will. Let us aow briefly recapitulate the rgameB(s. We pay $150,000 princi pal, and if the bonds ran 30 years, $2 "70.00J interest, or a total of 420.000. If we coant the interest as compound. it will be about 9130,000 more, or a grand total of $550,000 paid out. For iliis Wd get 9150,000 ia stock, and ...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 9 September 1865

r, THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS. SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 9. 1865. &t gto&jKflro. rUBLISHCD EYXEY 8ATUKDAS KOXNISO AT eskileatt, Jtffenei Cent?, Itn. Joes, ikforihjetf. J. W. BOBHETS, JJUitor. feuterly Meetingi. The quarterly meetings of OsLaloosa aod Grasshopper Falls circuits will be held ia unison in the grove of Benj. UBderwood, five mile north-west of thu'pkce.commencing on Thursday af ternoon next, at 3 o'clock. It will be a Basket meeting, and all members and friend from both circuits are cordially invited to attend. It will v,ceBthi over the Sabbath . Sring y our baskets well filled'for a good stay, and enjoy the meeting. Let all come. Boy of the Eleventh Home. Several members of Co. D. of the 41th regiment reached home daring 'the week. They are all exceedingly "glad to get away from the plains and the Indian war. They do not regard the sands and winds of the plains, hard diet and Indian fighting as good for the health or epiiits. We are pleased to welcome the boys...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 9 September 1865

J ' ' THE INDEPENDENT: OSKAlOQSAv'K'ANSWSATU'gMY $EPTMMe1! 9JIf$5. V 7 if- t. ipl .' M IB. ft &' ftC3 " "v . ' l GAME. JyKl.NG OI' TIlfeQASTTLi:, r t .' This is n verv unexcmitinnnlilft tnfulisimple, but nex'ertheless lively sport. One player places himself on .thctop -of'0. little modnd or hil .locK; lie Js the King of the Castle and he endeavors to retain possess ion: of his post as long as, possible, ag:unt the attack of his playmates who endeavor, one at a time to push him off. If he be driven off the mound or hillock, the player who dethrones him takes his place. A Knowing Doc-rA. large nutn- ber'of sheep- had been killed in a neighborhood, and an apparently worthless cur, kept at a grocery, was suspected of the ciime, though for a long time no proof could be brought against him. But 'murder will out,' and one day a farmer and his neighbor saw the dog besmeared with blood, in the act of tearing a sheep which was still alive. As -soon as the dog saw that he was discovqred, h...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 16 September 1865

: .. IT ! - S & . )HSiagnt.-. -ii v.- oV ,?t ,vit ?r." H1'f-ja Itfcrtl .-.,-.-..- j;V; ROBERTS, ScboteS fo agIcqlfift:ecliwJcft"artft ebl-J6ei!?teg; ,4r ,a Q:-: f for'nSaWgrtif? Mry ? - - X J JTW tti ' .. . jSx-s. -v ! . . . c x Sz ,HI?K H'M&t oSiWiZ VOLUME VI, NUMBER 4. OSKALOOSA, KANSAS SEPTEMBER 16; 1865. 'hftt.t .-!? ti'it is J- A ??ii. " i 4-8 If..J WflOUE'1 KUM BERc : . "1 ' JbgieJ?. EI IS -if tus ..-"." ?? "i- .-J. ' .- . S S ' . S" "C .. ' . ;i,rwvh titf Kb Ca . , .,, . ., rt - X im JttM STANB BYVTHEFIilC. - - . x .i BY JOBK . Wlt. fitted I'j- the ttt 1 lu stars like metforajietBilBe," Hare lighledArctie lceburg, Southern Mas , And skoue respqusiro to the slormy beaming Of old Arctiirui and tho Pleiades. Rtand bj the flag! It stripes hare streamed In glory, To foes acar, to friends a festal robe. And spread, in rythmic lines, the sacred story Of freeJom's triamph over all the globe. Fund by the flap: on land end ocean billow, By it your fathers staoJ, nnmored and tru...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 16 September 1865

111 - --s- KiijBPWtpCrWgJT' . THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 1B5? U hi i ' h drpcacul. OSKALOOSA, KANSAS. J. W. ROBERTS. Editor. Saturday, September 16, 1865. Oar Railroad Prospects. Jefferson coanty is so situated tliat it is next to impossible for railroads to be built without passing through her .territory. Occupying a central posi tion between the three leading cities nd the capital of the Stale, railroads cannot run around us. They must cmbo this way in order to be profitable to the owners, and accomplish the ends for which they are made. Just npw there are three roads pro posed to be built through our County -one the A. T. &8. F. for which the bonds of the county are already asked; another direct from Leavawnwiit Topeka, to intersect the Pacific road omewhere near the Indian Mills on the Grasshopper, and the third from Law- renee.ln intersect the A. & P. P. road, probably near Grasshopper Falls, on the linn of the A. T. & S. F. road. All...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 16 September 1865

V - a THE INDEPENDENT; QSKALOOSVlSAaJSATURBY, SEl?TmBER7j.C.J865. ......,. .cnK, JWf "r rm - '- Inn ii-5 V' W . to -famlMi IS rCBLlSHED EVET SATUDA HOENISO AT Gsktloesa, Jeffersoi Conaly, Kansas. focki 2pfo). J. IV. KOBERTS, Editor. Stateaeat by Mr. Grajion, We last week called attention to the actios of the County Board in reference to the claim of Judge Spalding, and gave oar readers to understand that we should refer to the subject again. Be low we give the statement of Mr. 6. W. Grajson, that the facts in his case j-BjayJbe ksovn as they are : TO ALL THAT IT MAT COKCERS: There is a report scattered through the country that has been used to my pre judice, as well as to the prejudice of others. That the publ:c may know the truth, the following statement is made. The case was that of the State of Kan sas vs John A. Crone and myself as his security on the bond. Judge Spalding was Crone s counsel. Mr. Spalding offered to hare me and Crone released of all damages (claims) of the Slate...

Publication Title: Independent, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 16 September 1865

o V. 11 .. i-w' THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 1865: --st v fe GAME. TlIKHAD Tim NEEDLE. Thread lltcneedle may be played by a- considerable number of bovs, who all join hands, and the game commences with the following-dia-Jogue between the two outside play ers at each end of the line: 'How many miles to Babyloni' 'Three score and ten.' 'Can 1 get there by candlelight?' 'Yes, and back again.' 'Then open the gates with out more ado, and let the king and iiis men pass through.' In obedi ence to this mandate, the player who stands at the opposite end of the line and the one next him, lift their joined hands as high as possi ble: the other outside player then approaches, runs under the hands thus elevated, and tiie whole line follows Lira, if possible, without disuniting. This is threading the needle. The same dialogue is re peated, the.respondent now becom ing the inquirer, and running be tweenr the two players at the other end, with the whole line after him....

Publication Title: Independent, The
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