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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1858.
The Advocate PitogrECTu. Tho Advo
cate committee nmdo rather a aorrjr report
at tbo Salem Conference regarding the
prospect of that paper. The couimittce
" Hhatl th paper drag out a m!crab'e ex'stence,
and finally go duwa to oblivion T Or lull we con
tent ounelvee to give it I tartly continued exist
" From tin report of publ'shing eommitles it
Will bo Ken tlmt to (in no mora thin wa luiv been
doing, b to answer affirmatively and emphatically
the second inquiry, if not lite first."
Wo thought at the time tlmt tlie propri
etors of thut pajKr made a very lucky spec
ulation when they made the Book Concern
believe it was worth $3,500.
Tho committee, out of respect to the
feelings of Mr. Pennic, made uo effort to
ward a eliunge in tho editoriul department,
although they say,
" Your ominittco believe that (lie paper ought
to be better in ecera hum."
The following exhibit of the finances
shows tlmt it hi well that a rich Book Con
cern has to foot the IjIIIk:
" The present ttate of the finnncee of the paper
a exhibited in the report of the publishing commit
toe, presents the slartlinjr fuel that are
needed at onee to pay pant arreuriigea ; that the
e.litor hai e Iher received nothing for hi services,
or, if he has received anything, he haa been un
der the necessity of piying out, with an additional
aum of $1,113 33, either loaned or otherwise ob
tained, to carry on the business ; (:1UJ are due
Carlton Sl Porter, and 5U for sundries, neces
sary to print the paper, making, in all, the aum of
$2,610 II, which ought to be paid Una day."
It is determined, however, to make a
bold push in another direction before tho
Book Concern, which probably bought it
as a " very profitable investment," is drawu
" IU-eotred, That it ia Ilia imperative duty of all
the preacher of thie Conference, on reaching their
iiehl of labor, to preaent the claim of the Advo
cate, eecure aa ninny aubaeriber aa poe-ible, Col
lect, a far aa possible, all due, and in ever)' prac
ticable way promote it iutereat. a
" Keaolvcd, That we agree to be personally re
aponsible for all tho pupera ordered by ua for eub
acriber.'' This making il tho " imperative duty" of
the poor preachers to get all the subscri
bers, advertising, and job work they possi
bly can, and then pay out of their own
pockets ull the bad debts, seems to be to
us truly hard, indeed. "Wo once forgave
one of their preachers a debt of $8,50
which ho owed us for subscription, because
he told us he was very poor and had a fum-
ily dependent on him, and had received only
a littlo over fifty dollars for a year's ser
vices as a preacher. We knew him to be
an excellent man, and forgave him the
debt. He complained sorely of tho way
ho had been treated by the Advocate pub
lishers (or editor, wo forget which) in a
business transaction, yet acknowledged he
had demo all lie could to increase iU circu
lation. To compel such a poor man to leg
every person ho meets, and beg him to take
the paper, till he subscribes "just to get
rid of him" (as vast numbers have told ns
they did), and then make the poor preach
er " responsible" for the subscription money,
is indeed " htyiug heavy burthens npon their
flhoulders." Some of them, we fear, will
bo driven to insanity. The herculean ef
forts that have been made by some fifty
preachers ns " agents for tho Advocate,"
are truly commendable. We do not be
lieve thcro is a hamlet in Oregon the door
of which has not been durkened by one of
these faithful agents; and still they arc re
quired to muke tho rounds again, becoming
responsible for names procured. When
men are willing to mnko such efforts to
build up a sect and promote tho pecuniary
interests of a rich concern thousands of
miles away, it ought to be a lesson to those
who are interested In an enterprise, that
embraces in its arms the truly pious and
moral of all denominations. We are glad,
however, to record the fact that tho Argus
has a few friends who have done much in its
behalf. If they will continue to do so, we
will never hold them " responsible" for de
linquents. K2T Douglas in a speech at Chicago so
offended tho negroes tlint they held a meet
ing and passed some pungent resolutions.
One of them averred thut Douglas's dislike
of the smell of negroes must bo feigned, as
ho kept Hibben, a mulatto, around him as
a body servant. Tho smell of muluttocs
Is not rcully offensive to cither Douglas or
Jo Lane, when, like tho brother of ex-Go v.
Shannon of Ohio, they can turn them to
democratic account in "saving the Union."
J The two wings of tho Democracy
in California, as also in the States, are hav
ing a terrible time of it in denouncing each
other as ' traitors,' ' bolters,' 'sore heads,'
mud sills,' ' monarchists,' ' abolitionists,'
and many other very ugly names. While
the leaders of both factions are waxing hot
over the spoils, tho rank and file are very
sensibly quietly stopping over to the ranks
of the Republicans.
$ST The Indian report that a portion of
Muj. Gamett's command hud been attacked
by the Indians on tho Yukima August 15,
has been confirmed. The Indians in killing
Lieut. Allen lost four of their own number,
besides having 40 or 50 taken prisoners.
The soldiers also took from them a small
band of horses and rattle. The 400 troops
brought up by the last steamer will immedi
ately take the field.
JOT Tho war has opened in earnest in
Missouri on the emancipation question.
The St. Louis Republican (adm.) Las
rolled np its sleeves and entered the arena
in favor of perpetual slavery.
Dead. We are pained to announce the
sudden death of Dr. Czapkay'i agent at
Sulein. lie is without doubt dead gone
home, Whut other conclusion can w
come to after having our paper sent back
marked" Setul thit vantr to hl." Of
course the poor fellow has gone home, and
wishes his " exchanges" scut after him.
We are afraid, bovever, that his futher, the
postmaster of that locality, being a "sound
and rcliuble democrat," will object to have
such an agent as the Argus " preaching to
the spirits in prison."
fy Mr. Slover, the. watchman, was
shot at wliih; on duty last Monday night
near Frank Holland's barn. The ball was
from a pistol and entered the fence, missing
Slover a few inches. The person who fired
at him ran up tho hill and escaped without
JST John Campbell, a scaly looking
stranger, who lias been " using" around tho
liquor depots and sleeping In Gibson's barn
for a few days, was arrested lust Sunday
on a charge of stealing a pistol and gold
watch from one of the saloons In this city. I
The pistol was found in his bed in the hay!
upon which circumstance he was committed,
to jud in default of $300 bail. He stoutly
denied knowing anything of the affair till
after ho was put in jail, w hen ho confessed
and told where he hud secreted the watch
tap Mr. Patterson, who went after
Washington Williams who borrowed
White's horse, overhauled him about thirty
miles this sido of Jacksonville. Wil
liams hod previously sold the horse and had
the money in his pocket, which was dis
gorged and paid back to the buyer. On
his way in, Patterson took a nap at Santl-
am City, during which Williams left on
foot for home and reached here a day or
two in advance of Patterson. . After dodg
ing around in tho brush two or three days
he was taken by the Sheriff and lodged hi
Putting this and that together of little
items tfiut have transpired in this city du
ring the last few days, and some of our cit
izens who gather in little groups on the
corners are beginning to suspicion that if
the truth could be got at there are several
gents in these parts that need watching.
Dispatch Line. J. W. Sullivan of San
Francisco has established an Express Dis
patch Line from Vancouver to Corvallis,
Tho express matter is taken from the
steamer the moment she reaches Tancon
ver, and carded np the country with race
horse speed. The line is a great credit to
Sullivan, and if it is not kept up it will be
tho fuult of tho citizens above. J. A. Post,
of the book store in this city, is an agent,
from whom we have already received favors.
Mr. Post is a young man, but he takes hold
of business in a way that shows he has got
the " cue." no appreciates tho influence of
the press, just as all do who make fortunes
in this fast age.
Vocal and Instrumental Music. We
learn that Prof. Newell will commence
teaching music on the Plains next week.
He has a class in singing at Forest Grove,
and one at West Union meeting-house, and
will give lessons twice a week at each place.
He is also ready to give lessons in instru
mental music. Prof. Newell has been
teaching with much success in different por-.
tions of Oregon, and those wishing instruc
tions in cither of the above branches of the
heavenly art will do well to avail them
selves of his services.
Wm. C. Dement, Esq., has laid ns
under obligations for a lot of pears and ap
plesa very large lot. Mr D. is now re
siding on tho McCnrver place on the hill,
which he purchased for $13,000, and
which he is overhauling and improving in
such a way as to render it a delightful resi
dence. Ho has a splendid orchard, and
shells out fruit in a way thut is truly liberal
Jrr The steamer Pacific arrived at
Portland Inst Thursday, bringing dates
from San Francisco to the 28th of August.
Thero is no news of interest.
3T J. W. Sullivan has our thanks for
lute California papers by the Pucific.
JJ We hear that Lafayette was chosen
last Monday as the County Seat of Yamhill,
and Stuart was elected over Judge Skinner
for tho Council. Yamhill must be degen
fcg- It will be seen that Kingslcy k
Rces of Portland advertise their harness
and saddle shop. We hear they are doing
a great business, and keep a very popular
S. J. McCormick, of the celebrated
Franklin Book Store in Portland, has laid
us under obligations for a large supply of
newspapers and magazines among which
we note that standard American periodical,
the Atlantic Monthly, for Angnst, and
Peterson's Ladies' National Magazine.
All the latest and best works of the day
can be found at McCormick's. ' . ' i'
The Jews are fitting up a syna
gogue in Portland. The priest came np
last week and circumcised Mitchell's child
in this city. The Jews tell ns the price for
circumcising a child here is $35.
9 The Standard says the examination
of Cox for shooting McLclland resulted in
holding him over to appear at the next
term of Court, in the sum of $3000.
W Wm. Moffat, Oakland. Mistake
made In transcribing our books. -
l. From Frasir River. The latest news
from tho mines represent- that tho river
had begun to fall, 'and miners were at
work making from $8 to $40 per day to
tho band. Considerable quantities of gold
dust had been bronght down to Victoria.
The Indians are tcry troublesome, and try
every way to prevcut whites from ascending
the river. Fifteen miles above Fort Vale
two thousand Indiuns were assembled, for
what purpose was not known, though it
was conjectured their intentions were not
very friendly. A fight had occurred at the
Ranchcria, above Fort Hope, in which the
Indiuns were defeated and their encamp
ment burnt. Ten Indians, one of whom
was a chief, were killed, and two whites,
ono of them a woman. Two companies of
150 men each were immediately formed at
Fort Yale, and proceeded np tho river to
the scene of hostilities. Serious trouble
The Victoria Gazette says: We learn
through Messrs. Kent & Smith's Express
that on Ang. 4 th and 5th an engagement
took place between 180 whites, under the
command of Mr. David McLoughlin, of
Oregon City, and 80 Indians, on tho forks
of the Okanngan and Similkamccn rivers,
Three whites were killed and two wounded
mortally, and two slightly hurt. Not
more than 25 whites were engaged in the
fight at any one time. Six Indiuns were
wounded. The cause of the difficulty was
a robbery of some cattle by tho Indians
from Mr. Wolf of Colvillo Valley.
RuxonED Massacre or Gen. Taluer's
Party. Tho Standard of Sept. 1st says:
" By the steamer Mountain Buck which ar
rived yesterday morning from the Cascades,
the fearful rumor conies that all of General
Palmer's train had been massacred by the
Indians. . This came by Indian rumor to
tho Army at Snake river, thence transmit
ted to the Dalles by a gentleman in the U
S. service. The rumor is generally accrcd
itcd at the Dalles."
JQr The Post-Office in this city has
been removed to Highfield's building, op
posite the United States Hotel.
The am kill Election.
Lafayette, Aug. 31, '58,
Ed. A Rous : The returns of our late spe
cial election show the following result:
For County Scat Lafayette 349, Day
Joint Councilman Yamhill Sl Clatsop:
Skinner, Rep. Steward, D,
. Gilmore, 384 Stone, 63
, Dawson, 299 Lamson, 169
Handly,' 174 Crawford 265
The boys here burnt considerable powder
over their victory on the county-seat ques
tion. The defeat of Judge Skinner is very
much to be regretted, but Yamhill can con
sole herself, that if she sends a man to the
Legislature because he has the discreet fac
ulty of keeping his bitter partisanslu'p hid
den from the people, she only acts consist
ently with her course heretofore keeping
her best men at home, and sending her fools
to represent the people in tho Legislature.
John B. Hoskin, who represents the 9th
Congressional district of New York in the
present Congress, and was read out of the
Democratic jiarty for his fearless and inde
pendent course in opposing and exposing
the corruptions of tho Administration, was
received with marked tokens of warm ap
proval by his constituents, who gave him a
dinner and public reception at Morrisania,
June 2 2d. From Hoskins speech made on
the occasion we make a few extracts,
which, while they show him to be an hon
est man, abundantly prove that he is a
very unreliable democrat. In compliment
ing his constituents, he says:
"Fellow Citizens The warmth of
this welcomo and tho enthusiasm of this re-
cption make my heart palpitate in unison
with yonrs, and render me grateful that my
lot has been cast in this beautiful county.
with and among a people so generous and
so intelligent. ItUoers.l After an ab-
scuce of about seven months from my na
tive home, attending to tho arduous duties
devolving upon the representative of the
people of the IAth Congressional District,
I return with head erect, and with a proud
consciousness that I have never cast a vote
in Congress nor uttered a sentence of which
I need be ashamed. Applause and
cheers. I feel proud to believe that the
intelligent constituency of this District have
already endorsed me. I believe they will
show their approval in a more snbstantinl
manner at the polls in next November.
I Applause, " Hi, hi!" and cheers. I have
a just pride in the lower part of Westches
ter, because it is the place of my birth. I
have grown with its growth and strength
ened with its strength. Ten years ago, five
or ten thousand people only were here.
INow there are 40,000, and they are a pro
gressive and intelligent people. They de
serve to have in the councils of the nation,
representing such a District, a man who is
not a scurvy politician applause a man
who will not bend the pregnant hinge of the
knee, so that thrift may follow fawniug."
Upon the Kansas policy of Buchanan he
" Upon the exciting questions which have
been opened iu Congress, although a
new member, yet from the importance of
the subjects which were then discussed, I
felt it to be my duty, as the representative
of this District, to take an active if not a
prominent part. Upon this great question,
affecting the rights and liberties of the peo
ple of Kansas, connected with the admis
sion of that Territory, and upon the adop
tion of a constitution by her people into the
Union as a State; I was first among the
foremost in leading off aeainst the rjolirr
of the President and his advisers, because I ,
knew and felt thut tho policy was in contra
vention or tho principle of the Linelnnutl
riutrorm, and or all the pledget which 1
made to the neotile of this District when I
addressed them lit the full of 1856 iu favor
of my election and of the election of Mr,
Uuclianun. 1 see that those who have ex
tended to me this welcome to-night are
made up of the most Intelligent and worthy
Democracy of this jrnrt of Westchester
County; and it is a glorious sight to see
these men step out from the trummeled line
of party and say to their Representative,
" Well done, good and faithful scrvunt, we
approve of your conduct." So
fur as an application of this doctrine is con
cerned In reference to the Kansas question
I fully agree with all that has been said
by our eloquent and alile President (fco,
U. Uutler that tho 1'rcsidciit of the Uul
ted States in stepping aside from his Exec
utive functions in endeavoring by a message
which for his fame had never been writ
ten to force the Lecompton Constitution
upon an unwilling ieoplo, ia the most gl
gantic and stupendous fraud thut ever
man in official jionition in this country at
tempted to peqietrate, Applause. J l say
this not out of any want of respect to the
office of the President; but I shy it because
I feel that if his policy upon thut subject
had been adopted by a craven Senate and
a meaner Congress, that the Democratic
party In. which I was educated and
which, when it Is right, I hot to be, would
have been a thing of the past, anil never
hereafter have any success nor deserve it in
this country. Not long after
Congress assembled, we found the Presi
dent of the United States sending to Con-
Kress tho Lecompton Constitution, con
ceived in fraud and brouirht forth in initial'
ty, and urging that body to accept thut
Constitution and to admit Kansas as a
Stute under it. Fellow-citizens, tho Con
vention which framed that Constitution di
rected John Calhoun its President to
transmit it to Congress; they did not direct
him to transmit it to tho President, and
have the President send an edict to us, the
free representatives of the people. But
the President, of his own accord and voli
tion, from causes which, I am sorry to say,
are too potent at Washington from the ex
tremists of the South, changed front upon
the great question, and endeavored to have
this gross fraud consummated by and
through Executive patronage and power.
Applause. Did the President of the
United States send a special message to
Congress asking for and urging tho admis
sion of Oregon r o sirs! Did he send a
long seeinl message to Congress asking for
and urging the admission of Minnesota ?
o, sirs! the people of these states had
adopted free constitutions in a free and lion
est way, In strict accordance with the true
application of the doctrine of popular sov
ereignty; and thcro was no necessity in
these cases for the President of tho United
States to bring tho mighty power of this
Government through the dispensation of
its patronage to bear upon the free repre
sentatives ol the people in Congress. Aow,
fellow-citizens, I contend that every vote
that was cast in Congress, by men who are
called anti-Lecomptou Democrats, is in the
strictest accordance with the principles of
the Democratic party and the principles
which elected Mr. Buchanan. Applause.
I contend that tho votes that were given
with a practical generosity which surprised
me by the Republican party of Congress,
and by a portion of that party which is
now called the American party, each and
every one of them was cmpliatically Demo
cratic. And who, pray you,
voted in Congress in opposition to the Cin
cinnati Platform ? Those men, every one
of them, who supported that infamous Le
compton Constitution! They are not Dem
ocrats! Democracy is not a name. There
must be something substantial there, f A p-
plause. Why, sirs, the President of the
United States, and those men who to pro
pitiate the threats of Southern fire-eaters,
voted for the Lecompton Constitution are
monarchists. fChccrs and applause. 1 Yes.
monarchiitt I What is a monarchy f It is
wncn the sovereign will is In the sovereign
and so far as the votes of those men are
concerned npon the Lecompton Constitution
tney are tho will of the President, and seek'
ing to carry out that will by a bargain mado
after tho election; but so far as I am con
cerned 1 was not a party to the bargain
and l spurn the reward."
"This bill f the Crittcnden-Montiromery
bill was voted for, and, as I have said bo-
fore, with a practical good sense which
did not expect from the Republican and
American party, and was rejected by the
senate and by the President ot the united
States, and a new bill, or rather a new
dodge, was invented applause and laugh
ter J in the shape of the proposition known
ns the " English bill;" which after sweating
through both houses for a long while, with
all the appliances which the Administra
tion can bring to bear upon weak, new
members, finally passed the body. Now,
what is the state of the Kansas question f
I said, when that bill was up for final pas
sage, 1 would prefer to vote for the origi
nal Lecompton constitution, because, m
my judgment, this was the meanest propo
sition ot them air; because in my judgment,
it degraded the people of the free North,
and said to them, in terms, you must be
punished in Kansas, yon 10,200 people
who want to come into the Union without
niggers yon must be punished. If you ac
cept this Constitution you may come in. if
yon don't accept it and take the niggers
you must remain oci ror years ana years,
untU you get 93,340 inhabitants. Now
this bill has been passed, and what is the
stato of the Kansas question ? Why in
the month of Angnst an election is to take
place, by which the people of Kansas are
to say for the second time, after having a
legal election on the 4th of January and re
pudiating this constitution by 10,000 votes,
they have the priviletre of savinir airain
whether they will or will not come in un
der the Locompton Constitution. It
would only insult the Free North to have
such a bill passed, and it is degrading to
the people, of Kansas, if they are mean
enough and God knows I don't believe
they are to accept it. But, fellow-citizens,
no danger of that; the people of Kansas
will oniy spurn the bribe contained in the
bill, and will cast it out as an unclean'
thing, by a vote more overwhelming than
that which they gave last January. Will
the question be settled then f Will the
agitation, which the President proclaimed
he wanted to stop, then cease I No, fellow-citizens,
it is again to come before the
people in the Legislative nails, and we are
again to vote for the admission of Kansas
nnder a constitution, I trust, which shall
reflect the will of her people."
Upon the Fort Snelling and Wiilefs
Point affulm, be speaks as follows;
w Early In the eeaaloa, baring Iremed that Oil
Wlllctl'l Total property had been pun-haard by
the Government fur 1200,000, from a eorubinalioa
of paralytio ofnce-boldera, be bad always been
eoniiaeled with the w-eallt'd Huuktr party, and
were bow engaged la an operation la plunder the
navamnutnt. I iA far the muHum of a manlii.
lion appointing an luvertigaling Committee,
wnico i naa in nunur to v we viiwiiumi. i uiu
.Lti i.i-t. i.. -i r .it
not know then who tho partice were, partionlarly
but groping along la toe dark lor sum time l B
nally found that they were the aame dlaintoreeted
parties who had purohawd the Fort Snelling prop-
erly for about one quarter ef what It waa worth.
erly for about one quarter
It wa Die same combination of Individual who
auld till properly for 1300,000 to lh Government,
being $130,000 mora than it could hv been
bought for two montli before, and tho money Ibvy
received ou that punhae from the Government
to the extent at Iraet of $20,000 wa, paid again to
tli Government upon the puroha of the Fort
Snelling Reeervation. Not only till bet waa
hown, but It waa alao found tlmt the tame cor'
rupt raacala were alao about to purchaa another
piece of property from the Government In New
Bedford. I entered upon the inveatigntien of tlii
abject, with a view to give the peeple of thi coun
try all die fact In connection with il, and with
lh item purpose of aatlafying them of the connec
tion of the Government with th! ma ler, whether
It be the 1'reaideut, or tha Secretary of War, or
other in official poaition. If for thii, becaue I
have acen fit to expoae what I oonaider a piece of
raacolily In high place, I hall be denounced,
be it. My theory is that the higher a man la in
office the more open ahould ha be to Investigation
of all kiuda, whether he be Preaident, Secretary or
Treasurer. I care not who, or occupying w hat
official position. All iuvb In our Government
should be like Ceaar'i wife, a bo. and beyond
unpiclun. Loud applau.
"And here let me refer to the condition of af.
(airain reference to the finance of our Govern
menl, now and at tin time of the election of Mr.
Buchanan. Immediately after Mr. Cobb became
tii. Secretary of the Treuury, there wu In it over
twenty million of bard dollar. Congrca had no
sooner assembled than the paUiotiira of that body
Induced them there being no other way of pay
ing themselves to authoriie tbo Issue of $20,000,'
0U0 of Treasury notes, Ilia first iostallmenf after
the $20,000,000 of hard dollars had been ajient.
Before congress adjourned, we bad to pass another
law ltdiiln'l receive my rote by the way an
other law fur another $20,000,000 in all $10,
000,000, making tip with the appropriation bills
between $00,000,000 and $80,000,000. Well,
where doea this all go tot A great part of It
goes to pay these men who collect the revenue,
and these men who collect the revenue are geuer
ally the januisariee of party. And let me any,
that in no country in the world is so much paid
lor collect. ng the revenue aa in the country : we
pay from 6 to 7 per cent Not only doea the rmn
ey go iu tlii way to keep In existence a lot of po
litical hirelings, it got in your purchases of Wil.
lett's Point, in your purchases of New-Bedford, In
your purchases of Blythe Islund it goes in vuri
ous speculating jobs wherein party favorites do
partake in very oily and signTicjnt way. Laugh
ter and applause. Well, now we ought to re
turn to an enconomical government f we ought to
return to the kind of admiuiatration which thia
country enjoyed when Jefferson, when Madison,
when Monroe, aud Jackson were Presidents.
Loud cheers. But it does seem to me, fellow
eitixena, aa though the downward tendency of
things would yet, nnha the. people rite In their
might in consequence of the corruption which are
going on in apite of Constitutions of governrmnt,
undermiue our liberties and let us down as Rome
tST President Buchanan has determined
to send a war fleet, under Commander
Page, to enforce the claim of the United
States againBt the government of Par
Charles Latcha, aged nineteen, one
of the free lovers, at Berlin, Ohio, commit
ted suicide last month, and a letter which
he wrote a few moments before his death
has appeared, filled with the most blasphe
mous sentiments. He died cursing mar
riage, religion, and God.
- That 'portion of the West which
has recently been submerged by the floods,
begins to give out indications of sickness
among the inhabitants, caused by the de
caying matter left npon the surface of
the ground. Along the Illinois shore
whole droves of hogs have died.
3J" The Administration contemplate, ordering
a larger naval force than we have heretofore had
in the waters of Central America and the Gulf,
not on account of any new demon.tration. of in-
tcrfcrence by foreign Powers in that quarter, but
with the general deaign of effectually protecting
the lawful right of our citizena, and guarding our
national intereata from jeopardy.
Slavery im Missouri. The Hannibal (Mo.)
Messenger auya: Well, the result of the agitation
that is beginning In this State, and which ia now
advocated aa zealously aa it waa denounced twelve
month, .go wiU be the emancipation of ,h. alavea.
A mtal.i.n mi.11 Lm 1 ...... 1. ..I .J . -t 1R ! I
Agitation will keep ilnveholder out of Missouri
and draw Free State men into it This ia the nat
ural and inevitable consequence. '
Beet Fakr. The London Times Is about to
be printed on tbe beet-paper, at a saving of two
cents per pound which, on their edition of sev
en tons of paper per day, is equal to $100,000 a
year. It will soon be need on tbe Illustrated
News, and all the leading London periodicals,
it having been thoroughly tested.
ty On the 5th of July, at Chicago, young
German named Casper Heisenbaucher waa se
verely injured by firing, on a wager of half a dime,
a cracker held in bis mouth. His tongue and
cheek were dreadfully lacerated, and two of his
teeth were blown out.
f3T I he consumption of lager in the city of
Philadelphia ia immense, there being one hundred
thousand barrels, of thirty-two gallons each, man
ufactured in a year a barrel for every male adult
In the city.
Of" The Southern papera notice tbe fact that
tbe cholera prevailed in many part of Arkansas,
and was making ravages over other southwestern
A policy of life insurance, according to a
late decision of Judge Terger, ef Mississippi, is not
subject to attachment, either in law or equity, to
satisfy the claims of creditors.
ty How often do men mistake the
their own opinions for the lore of trutk !
Psoras KsraiaMTATioM A - , .
Slate Lrglalalure waa drunk three part, l
lima, and en tome one remonstrating that ha J
dbgrnl"! eon.tllurnt, fc, wy Nui-"
m mem are drunkard, and I rta.
reaent them fairly. Co Into the V.iw,., ,!T
free, and If you .e t brawling, drua... BMmT
-and Ih.jf are hot ecaroe-yoti U1 And that ,k.
oon.Utuncjf ofth.tman lief the earn
ler." . T
of ,0"MO JK "era jadicbj 4u
i Hf.aij. ivcvmiT neiiveraa tii run
- cure !
ll.A lM im .1.. . 1,1. , n . "
t '"'i - uu tniacb, t trial U
- ' , aaa deVlka,
"' 7 Bud a verdiet
" " 1 "no J' own, gel lb,
lu JurT """I-"
tar An IrUhman wu about to m.rrr . go-.i
era girl for her property. -Will yen ukTuv.
woman t,r your wed'led wlfef" aaked lUfciit!
laid Pal ' 0U' r',r00, "J C"
TeaTii.o Haa m Kinrw'Will yon pWto
man to another, the other day m a railroad eaT
- ia ana aa aanjoate of woman', right f JL
the grnltemaa who waa invited at "weal."
Khe la," replied be who ... -.IT-'
Well, then, lei her tab ih. h.n.o. Ji'
j...u. ...i m "r
uwimmv aim muii up.
OT W sleep, but Ih loom of Ufa ,
and the pattern which waa weavin. k.. a. n
went down, la weoviiiff when it u. . "
come up towor-
Aug. S3, 18.8, near Milwautl.. M u
r Katun,, wife of Or,:. K.llogg.
Mr. K. w called awav wiilmni .
warning, yl ah hod riven arid.. i ,.:
Chrby faith, in many fruit, of Christis. y
and thus of a riadineae lo depart and be mik
J Peace ! 'li. the Lord J.10,.h htai
Thai blasts our joys in destit,
Changes the vitsge once su dear, i r
And gathers back our dint."
CITY BOOK STfiBir 1
having Princ. MKLODEON3
tan rued, csn hsvs ik j ,
by sending to CITY BOOK STORK.
THE copartnership heretofore rxuling belwesa
the undersigned and Jsmis L. Uionir Wat
rl.wolv.dou the Hth day of August latl, bv iba
death of the latter. ' '
The entire interest of aaid BraiJ.v'. v..
been purchased by the u ndersigned, and thsbwi.
ness will bo continned by him at their old stand.
His United SUUis Hotel, in On-ron Ctr. '
WM. MAY ICS.
Oregon City, Sept. 3, 1858. JUrJ ; !
t. O. IIHOSLXV. . ....
ANvraCTVaias mo ixroTits or
CALIFORNIA, AMERICAN a ENGLISH
Buggy, Carriage, and Tiam Hmtu, Briiltt.
lilankn; Curry-comb; Fly-NtU, .
tirutht; and Ctrcinglu. , .
California Saddle- Tree: Slirruu. and mil Unit
oGoode kepi at aftret-clan eetabliekmaL
Work made to order, and renairint don, wilb
care and on reasonable terms. .
O" Shop on Front street, between Washington
&i4lder. . seB4.'il
"VruTICE ia hereby given lhat letters of adiah
X istration have been granted to the aaeer.
signed by the Probate Court of Clockamas coesty,
O.T., nnlhe estate of K. K. Random, deceaMd.
late of said couniy. All persons indebted tojaid
estate are required to make immediate paymrst,
and all peraons having vdalnu against ssid tslsl
are required lo present them to me, sworn to as Ik
law directs, within one year from Ibis d.ite.
Sept. 4, 1853-21 w3 . Adm'r.
Tot Sale. :
ALIGHT WAGON, on steel iprinrs, f on
bono or two. W. L. AUAM3.
THIRTY-THREE acres of LAND adjoin
ing Oregon City, on Wm. Holmes'a claim-
It is a beautilul location, and eowidarable clearing
haa been done on ih 1 will sell low. Ia my es
sence, apply to A. Holbrook. ;
THKU. WIUA.V1. ,
Oregon City, Aug. 38, 1858. 30 '
I HAVE now at my old Hand in thai city a
pretty heavy aaaortmeut of DRY GOODS,
Consisting of .': A'. '
Lndite' Dreti Good; such as French msnac.
delaines, alpucas, 4.C., etc. I keep all lines or
gooda that may be called for in my line, which
will be sold very low for cull.
Rxf.im vou make a final nurchas. btssatt
call and examine my tock, and save tn0"tTJ
I am determined to beat toe Jews selling
and no mistake. T ie lime are ncn a to rras
economy iu all business, and If you can eeoaomii
by making your purchases of such ss sell lbs most
"J De, (f00d for the money paid, why aet deit?
m'! rtV?"ke1. ?? jf. .
rthnt linn 'I sdvArtiwO. hut iliatlirs for ' ' (
P. S. Those indebted to me ere esmestly"'
------ . . - ttnnvtFP
licited to pay np, aa I am atill human, s "
well get along without money. : ;
Oregon lily, dug. 28, man. ,
Rlcninnvllle Propertr lor
I WISH lo sell a hjuse and lot Willi oars
outbuildings in McMinville, Ysmbdl eoaaty.
. ... j
. ,a MtOS
Tha location ia desirable one Mr anj p--
fast rising into importance on account ot i",r .,
rior educational advantage. Terms m7-
Aug. 88, 1858. ; u.
JOHN A. POST,
BOOKSELLER & STATCT,
OREGON CITY, O.T . i
KEEPS conitantly on nana a fVr-L
general assortment of 0 -j- ,
SCHOOL BO OK I ' !
.u . fina aaaaaTMtlDenl Of 1 ''
STATIONERY, 4 EVERYTHING ELSl
generally kept in his line of business. , . j
CALL AT TBI SIO or TBS
. m n 9 -
CITY BOOK-S i uaa.'-;
Jug.SI,I858. ' '
WE EXPECT by next mail "TZ.
titr of the American BapUst
uooas, eossasiiBs; ..JaaU
Buoyan's do., Tbe Psslmist,pocaet, pew, r ,
lea, snd a variety oi ewer -- m
i wiU state lhat we intend to P
assortment of the Society' beeks, U
nrte books, or by the quantity..
air died. Chunieaaadlbrariesr--
at the lowest price.
Orefoo City. Aor 21, 1858. -
. - -j
ARFETS, Oil etoth, a a" i
horses, for sale by T. JOHsO.-