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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 23 December 1865
mi Ine - ''' ur1 " '-ti. Jtl ej!C 4 nagac -TT- Jl ' J. W. ROBERTS, SebofeS fo &giei(Ifq .VMwito, firfe, -fYetos, 5 6e,eh. IfatsfaH. . t- Editor aid Prtpriettr. t"H t -, j , rl VOLUME VI, NUMBER 13. 0SKAL00SA, KANSAS, DECEMBEE 28, 1865. WHOLE NUMBER. 278. Independent. : XEAUEIl TO LIFE'S VIWTEK. Jfearer to Ufa's Winter, wife. Wo are drawing nearer Memories of the blesMd Spring Growing tweeter, dearer. Thro' the Summer beat we've toiled, Thro' the Autumn weather We have also passed, dear wife, Hand in hand together, Tims was hearts ueie, well as feet, Lighter, I remember; April's locks of gold are tcrned To silrer, this orember. flowers are fewer than al first, And the war grows drearer; For unto lire' Winter, wife, We are drawing nearer. -Tfearer to life's end, sweet wife, tVe sire drawing nearer, 'The last milestone on the way V ourstjht grows clearer. Some lioe hands we held quite faint And laid down to their slumber; Looting tiicVward, w to-day All their grares may number. Hig...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 23 December 1865
,'V i- Wftv. &. t jfelL II .J- Mafeim&w teae THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS, SATURDAY DECEMBEK 23, 1865 f V j ri n i? B IS? ILm! Wi ill I il Wnt fMeprnfetti OSKALOOSA, KANSAS J. W. ROBERTS. Editor. S?a?urflty, December 23, I8U5. Constitutional Amendments Suffrage Eobert Sale Owen. Jut now the rage seems to be for amendments to the constitution. Some of these are proposed as aids to get out of present difficulties, others look to a prevention of future evils like the ones we are now passing through. On our first page there will be found one proposed by Robert Dale Owen worthy of consideration, Mr. Owen is a clime thinker and a strons wrifer. But while we approve his spirit and the majority of his argument, we think, nevertheless, that his positions are open to criticism in some respects. He 6ays, for example, that the loyal north can not afford to lose tlio votes of the color ed people of the South at this juncture of our affaire, as they constitute the prin cipal element...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 23 December 1865
-v Jfa THE INDEPENDENT; OSKALQOSA, KANSAS. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 23.f 18(35.; :, , - - -.-..., ij-yy. v be JM?psntM IS VUBLISBED KVhUV SATUBDiT JJOB.MNO AT Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kansas. JocI JkpqHftieiffc - J. IV. KOBEKTS, Kditor. Frobate Court Notice. " Monday .the Is day of January, 1866, ljtinT the day prescribed by law for holding the next regular term of the Probate Court, and that being New Year's Day, tha Court will be convened and adjourn, and no busines3 will he transacted until Tuesday, the 2d day of January nnd of iho term, Jons W. Day. Judye. Delaware fieserve Lands. For over three years there has been 'trouble betwofii the lailroad companies 'and the settlers residing on the Delaware "Reserve Ltnds.gtovring out of the pecu liar relations they have sustained the one to the other, and the difficulty about tide to the lands in question. In not a a instances the action of the company, through its ngent, has been inhuman and barbnious and utterly unworthy of men H.frgin ...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 23 December 1865
THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS, SATUKDAY DECEMBEK 23, 1865; U i R?1 1 ' 4f uft'j5 Jf eimtfwnit GAME. 11IF1MS. The Greeks had a pastime called hippas, which, we are told, was one person riding upon the shoulders of another, as npon a horse; a sport of this kind was in practice with us at the commencement of the four teenth century, and is still occasion ally seeu in some parts of the coun try; it is performed by two compel iters, who struggle one with the oili er, and ne wno pulls his opponent irom me snouiaers or his carrier is the victor. A soft piece of turf is usually chosee for this sport. ANNITVERSTAN. There was once an honest Ger man who wanted to see a little of the Northern world, and so left the little village of Tottlingen, and set out on foot for Amsterdam, the great and rich capital of Holland. He knew not a word of Dutch, and quite forgot that the people do not speak German, but quite a different language. When he arrived at Am sterdam he wandered through the fine s...
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 30 December 1865
fj 1 he s Impendent. S5 J. W; ROBERTS. SeboicS fo agictiifttfe, ecfjwics, SHs, etog, d' fieilltefql-e. E4ittr-ai4 frrpriettr. Sfrfe J,- k- .. v! VOLUME VI, NUMBER 19. i 0SKAL00SA, KANSAS, DECEMBER 30, 1865. - - J X WHOLE NUMBER. 171. Jdf- A - t : i 4-if "' ' ' . $rirjhtal For the Indep endcnU UC.TIATV LOVJE. BT OBTB1. Fellow-trareten on the highway Leading to lh borne abore, If on earth von would be trappy, Erer chcriih human lore. Fame' high court may be alluring, lint no parl.nd tune ere wove flat power to aoothe the aching head Like the touch of human lore. Pleasure, wealth, and pride may call as, In their jil Jed bow'ri to rare; But in virtueV humbler pathways. Bloom the sweetest flow'n of lore. Ti not when Mcf t Sth health and gladness That Its priceless worth we prore; But in homes of pain and sadness, Blessings flow (rout human lore. Brothers, sisters, with me passing From this home to one above, If on earth we would be happy, We must cherish human lore. " "Though the mills o...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 30 December 1865
Wf 1 " -.' THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS, SATURDAY DECEMBER 30. 1865. K 5 ar m U) te gudcpenflrnt OSKALOOSA. KANSAS J. W. ROBERTS. Editor. Stmrdiy, December 30, 18K5. PaMiiWg ConTtk. It has beon proposed to bold a con Yentioa of tbe mtmber of tbe press of Kansas.nt Topeka. on tbe 17th of Jann iry the anniversary of Franklin's birth day. We bare said nothing on tho sub ject hitherto; for every time it bas come into nsind, memory reverts back to other days, when at sach gatherings of the fraternity Bacchus presided, to tho great disgrace of all concerned. We remem ber the 'grand affair' at Cincinnati in 185-, when the editorial talent of Ohio was oat in force a grand levee at tbe Baraet Hoase in the afternoon, when Madam -, the distinguished vocalist sang so finely for as; and the splendid re-anton at tbe Spencer House in tbe evening. There was of the Commer cial so drank he could not stand; of tbe Entrairer so crazy with liq uor that be played smash with things; of the Gazette w...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 30 December 1865
r t THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 30. 1865.' Sk HaikjifiMlfnt. IS l'UBLtsnED EVEET 8ATCKDAX MOK.MXG AT Oskaloosa, Jeffersoi Cooity, Kansas. oc gkftHtyeiff. J. W. ROBERTS, Editor. Probate Court Notice. Monchy.the 1st day of January, 1866, being the day prescribed by law for holding the next regular term of the Probate Court, and that being New Year's Day, the Court will be convened and adjourn, and no business will be transacted until Tuesday, the 2d day of January and of the term, John W. Day, Judge Bobbery Co. Treasurer's Safe Blown Open, On Wednesday night of this week the safe of the County Treasurer of this county was blown open and the contents abstracted by some TJHains, as yet un known. Fortunately there was not a large amount of money on I and, the Treasurer, Mr. Gephart, Laving brought up his accounts and cleaned every thing out on Saturday evening last. The ex act amount on band is not ascertained. This is a bold robbery, and only by good luck the ...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The independent. — 30 December 1865
(HrfWswmjTOOiJMKar r i; THE INDEPENDENT: OSKALOOSA, KANSAS,-SATURDAY DECEMBER 30, 1865. '$ grjmylmcBi SAVED. 6 .1 believe the boy came in to steal Why ehetlid he creep into the kitch en without knocking? . Pet was silting there in one of her thoughtful moods; I. could see thio' the side window, though the luxuri ant grape-vines hid me completely from view. At first sight the boy startled mc. He was uncouth he was ugly. Not only that, but his brow was low; and to me his eye was vicious. Some children would have screamed at such an apparition Pet did not. Instead, a smile broke over her face like a burst of sunshine. Pet made us often tremble, often 'sigh her father and me. Not that she was preternaturally good or giv en to extraordinary speeches; but there was a strange attractiveness about her an unearthliness tho' we never would say the word to each olhsr. Her little soul seemed tb flow out toward you; you felt im pelled to speak, ay, even to think purely in her presence. Nothing h...