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Eljc (Oregon Cirgus.
W. I.. AD',
Saturday, may t, i :.'..
01' 3IVLTSOX.UI. . ..
Tor CUto Trison Inspector,
W.T. MATLOCK, ..fCU-kaniH.
DAVID LOGAN, Esq,
Tim HVr.tiUicmi Caruli'Iatff for
CoiiT '., will nMn'.s his f'.-I-low-citizen-i
as follows :
DatUa, JVk c mntv rU'iirJay. Ap'il 30,
('..rvalUa ' V.inrfny. Mnjf J.
V.ot'w (My IVadajr, v 3.
Kitbyi.!, J' phinc eoonly Mwida) . May 9,
Joim U Ilneu'a, " " Tuesday, Ma) 10,
fiMii.g Wednesday, May 1 1,
(iw'iur ""I" d 'X ' V-,n
Jo'k'nillc Time-day, May I .',
Kmnwille Fndy, ,M..y 13,
Vai)'e Kiur.ii) , May 14,
Cenyonville M.uvlay, My l,
Itwrbufg .Tue.d.iy, M i; 17,
Wmcl.e-ler Wrdu'-dj), Mi) l
O.ktand Thir.ly. May 19.
'I ha nkin2 at f e.:li 'ac will commence al
I o'ftx.li r. . I
lf Other aupuiiil.n bU will U tonounc. d
L. Stout, Kej., the Fro-slavery no'innre of Ilia
Ityrnv'i-groerry cih.mh, .ll p ak ol lh; fuilow
h.f p'an Art lh days menO'ined : All loua. Jo
eeofiiae county, Saluit' iy. .Mjy 7, al l o'elo. k,
A.M.; fcaitfi'a U jiiip, raffja i!ay al 4 oVIock r.
.. iie Hill ll.ru m-it Mr. I'in al Kirb)Ti"e,
and emit nue with bi.n fioni tlial dste.
Fur Hiffttnta!ife, Stale Ijgitlaiare,
J. K. JtlXKAIWO.V.
f2T The e!rt.m will be I.eM on the 9lli of May.
Let iio frTcii'l of Lis country forgftto
po to the poils next Monday, and vote fur
J. 8, Rineursou. Vote jrours-lf, and sec
that en ry othr man n lio is w illing to mp-Ilirj'.itr-on
,0.:rc!ii!rt. ri lu t'on last Monday risnlt' d
in a complete 'runt oft!:'! blacks under
tho'' leadership ut IMf. ' Tl.c cn
tiru "citizens' ticket" was eK-ted l.y largely-increased
inajurita a. .About 1 Ji volui
were i!l(il, and our majorities- ranged
from 110 to .JO. Tin; following t'eket was
fleeted: Mayor, A. Holbrook; Recordr,
J.,M. Bacon; Coiiiieihueii, F. Barclay,
Wm. Dicrdorff, J. L. Lovo, J. Myrick, A.
Wrnr, A. II. Stele, and Crin Tnylor;
City Atloriiy, Jim. K. Ktlly; Assessor,
.1. M. I!.vo:i; Tna unr, K. Mdwiiiu;
M.ir.i!ial, M. ratt.rm; Strot-t Counnis
tiioiitr, J. .MiUniMi; h'cliuul S ii itrin Und
ent, F. Jl.irilay.
Tlia Icidin lilacki pot tliiir tickets
jirlntol dnriii;r lat c. !;, un-l tlicn lull n
cauciu Saturday n;l.t to nominate tlic sanio
tiilct. Col. K' lly wss run hy them for
Mayor, l.ut 'UH badly licutcii for hciuj
found in liud coinjvmy. II mv.w, Iiowjvit,
ili'id d fiiy AtliTiiiy I v li.'iii;'i1aiTd upon
tlie citixciw' t'eka l.y a f, w Itr,n!diiaiis
w l)o took iily on liitu mi l iut liim on u
coiwerraliu tick 't, knowing Hint l.c could
Hi'vVr ie el, ., d to uny niTu-o on u s vtionul
l.lat'onn. A lar-c nnj..rity tf t!,c ti. kct
ilcctnl urj It. ) uMVaiiN.
Ttir Kci'll(in;l Vl.Ufovm.
. J'lil.li.vi t!ii'i.lata);-iii of tin; Jo I.anc
iK'io LriTdiTM, liatcli. out in Uw-in-'j sa
loon, tliii nk. It endorses pvciytliiiij;
tlmt tins m t r.i'iM liiv-cat r could n-k
ii.ii-i'niir IO.sailOW. 11 I.IKl H
tin Adiuiii.Vlralioii k'.(.- us niiust Don
vim. it criMuH out the !a.t rcnnwut of
frewnillsirt n:.,l f ,i,!..f ?ov,T'i(;nty from
thcMirty In Or.-nii. l,indj it Land mid
foot,' cuts a ?nno:!i cro;t off of liotli cars
(.lo Lua'ii iu.uk), lu-ands it wiih J, L.
(Jo Lane) on the left hip, i-ul.s off its tail,
lies n cord mound in neck, nnd then hands
it our, covered with dirt, with nmd jM it,
nnjutli uiiil il in its eyes, to hulo lliv
lg!f, ilh (inat I.mic nnd (iatl.iic goading
it yvilli a .sharp Mick in t.'ic rear, to l.c de
livered omt to bwnta, ru diMiii;o;i fanaCej,
in fulhllui-i.t of Jo I.anu'u contract with
Th ei-organ ot Salem charge that the
rtciiit K'hcme in coBrcrt the JJcmocrutic
iL-irtrlnto t onc-hoiW CODfCTince for Jo
Lane awl ITu coloml attciulant
wat hatcliwl out in the Land Office t Win
che.frr. Not wwhing to ijuc.it ion for
ni'niwit ike wity of the x-flrjnn, we
Uif leave to cLu'in that honor for the Loml
Office lu Oregon City. We baro reca
Mion'li to latisfy ua that the honor, if any,
of engine rin? the thin(f through Ulong? to
IMC. Omhrif, and the rent of Lane'i ahlc
Clacknmfli Cabinet. We happened to f-t-p
into the Land Office at clctcn o'clock at
niht, April nth, and naw Stout and the
rest of the Dolf clifjue watod around a tn
hle covered with a pack of cardx, and look
ing for all the world m though they were
practicing for a game of double euchre.
A Tter the game wan played out In balcrn,
and ritout, Guthrie, and Dolf were declared
the winners, Guthrie mid 'to u., in hi uual
gleeful way, "Well, Aduuia he-hc-lie
it'i only a trunrfr of the rvlt he-hc-hc
from S ilem to Oregon City." With all
due i!' f rei.ee lo the ex-organ, e contiud
lliat the vai of the Lane Ua-t ii right I
Ik tp, and if Dolf ahouhl miyan to drop
off, the Democratic party would be shock
ingly cur- tailed.
T;ii: I'rioarr.rr. Ercrywlnre, from ev
ery took and corner, cornen the nio.-t cliT
iiigii.wK. The .ro-pcct of Loyan'ichc
tion nrn brightenitig every day. Black
Demociaey has becom'' so intensely section
al and cornijit under t!ic iiianngemeiit of
Lane that the oM'tt Democrats have lost
their GrM love, become decidedly cool, and
are looking about for a good opportunity
to leave the sectional fold. We know some
hitherto lending Diuor-ra'i nhonrenowj
lianl at v- ork trying to soenre the election
of tho Ilejiuhlieaii ticket. The idea Las
seized tlte jmlilie mind that the war debt
in entirely gone in if ."tout is elected, hence
leading Democrat who are interested, in
its payment, are working for Lognn. The
Sectional'Mi iu thi region are so chojifnlleii
tint th' ir coa:.te!:ances trc n- arly as lonj
as broom-Laudl., and tin v have little cie
cjuragi ineiit to work.
Ik ouahla aHU4.
A corrwiioudent of the Dulle Journal
girei a very interesting account of the trial
trip of the new steamer Col. Wright, which
made the trip from the mouth of the Dca
Chute to Fort Walla Walla, a distance
of one hundred and thirty mil'-, and back
again in two and a half days. The boat
started April 18, and returned on the 20th,
running down In seven hours and a half.
Wood is scarce along the river bank, and
In places is hauled from the mountain tlopcs
several miles distant at a cost of ten dollars
a cord. At one point they found an Indian
standing by a pile of wood he had chopped,
gesticulating furiously, and beckoning the
boat ashore to buy bis wood. Some of the
Indians gathered along the batiks to gaze
iu mntc astonishment at the first "fire-shi)"
they had ever seen, while- others fled with
terror to the mountains at iu approach.
The scenery on either side of the river is
said to have been magnificent. Snow
capped mountains with timber-skirted bases
in the diMance, with gra.-s-covercd hil!,
green Tallies, and undulating plains dotted
with Indian horses, nearer by, with here
and there a mountain stream disemboguing
itself through rocky defiles into the mighty
Columbia, made up a panorama ujion
which one might have dclighti d to gaze.
The dc.M'ny that awaits that country in a
future of Us than twenty yetn L hard to
The Cul. Wrgl.t has since It! with Gen.
Palmer's company f'-r Priests' Rapids, a
po:nt still higher up the Columbia.
Our old friend Leonard White, formerly
of thi3 city, is Captain of tl.c Col. Wright
- Eutftii-ua. I' Mr. rniUiio;i, who!
is ; engaged with Walker aud Chapman
in opening the wngon road through the
Cascades, informs as that it is nearly com
pleted to Dog l'.'vir. lie says the distance
through the mountains from Sandy to Dog
River i only eighteen miles, and the (lis
tmice from this city to the Dalles by thil poll(,.nce os V,IV,V, been created equal (
roiau ib uinjr nuj-utv iiiuen, ui ouu uuj
y'lle fl.(;iiii liekVa llie mauea whh ttia
llun.ou aJ bill.' AtanUord.
Vis, and Rout " tickles the m-i.ssrs"
by endorsing the uniucccs.s.riil effort of the
Administration to force slavery down the
throats of tho x.ople of a Territory with
United btutcs bayonets, and with the Dem
ocratic vote killing the Homestead bill,
slaughtering the Pacific Uuilrond, and cut
ting dowu the war debt. These are fine
straws to tickle the noses of the ueASsi.s
Ltw.'s Pettyjohn, on the Saiitinni, pulj
IMies a letter in the hist Salem cs-orgnn, in
which he states that he has never yet voted
anything but a Democratic ticket, but he
shall vote for Logan against Stout this
time. He says he will not endorse the Ad
ministration, neither will he support n new
ly-imported Know Nothing from California.
MM It ii
mere are several inmiireii sueii men as
Pettyjohn in Marion county and the rg'on
' ' " Mu7
Wes:eby lliu Standard that the sec
tionnlists are mnkii,? feeble, effort at
Ktrengthening the AM mU, (inrll(r ,lis
canvas-.. W. H. I'arrar and' Wm. Dou-
thit have sent npp.it ts to HilWK.ro
for speaking on Salmdny, May 7, at 8
o'clock, Lafayette, Moiulav, May si, t ?
'dock r. ii., and at On-b-onYiij Saturday
May 11, at oVKk-Ic.
We pmamuo these sjKakfr.s will U wait
cdo:. l-y fomeof the ,vMIcmi Ihvs.
" e l ktf 1 'iKsionth mort. ,)f it ,!lt,
better rr t,s - and wo ho, that our onm
men who are patriot, and 1'uiun-lor.T,
taCT al.ttle trouMe to meet, nfut,, an4
evince ir p,Hs,I.V a! rttllatirt ,,,
egrol.Md,r! s,nd o ,t tocru.l, out the
t!. fr.v wluo UWrsof t),-,,
'.vu.d,-:nyl,,,.o ,,e for , wrIJ M
"rJM is trying to buildup a ne-
Kro eJlltal,lr:s,.K,aey(todra, white
ork,ng,edoWn , ,e ,,V(, rf
S JT r "r '"
Urt4 to up,K,rt the hil, mil-, ,r,v
V.UIIHI.L. Wc hear that Courtney
Walker has expressed un opinion to the
blacks in this section tLut Yamhill would
give Stout i;i)0 majority. )j subtracting
,"i()0 from Courtney V estimate, we think that
he would be about correct.
Kr "Tint there lins been such a body
as the ' Salem Cliuu' is an error." Li
If there ic.j m,h a body as the 'Salmi
Clirpie, wc are j eifcetly willing to ugree
that it is now one of the 'hasbeens,' ns
you say. So, stop sniveling, nnd ' let by
gones be bv-cones.'
Coin Siiortnin. The Union says that
Delazon Smith was received very coMlv
upon his Lite nrrivnl iu Salem. His form "r
warm friends and admirers seemed to shun
him ns something repugnant. We nro in
clined to b lievu that he will receive- similar
tnatim ut from the next Legislature when
li comes to apply for the Seiiatorship.
Now that J o laino has ucd him, he intends.
we think, to throw him overboard and take
up Geo. U Curry, whom hu has promised
Smith's .hu:o. At hast we thus read the
signs of t!io limes. . a
Of " W find srfat hartv in tlia n..nhn.a1.
Iiuu .f lha t'tiipn, uliaara airaininj av. rMwrv
to ehtiia ilit cnln.l n of ihr druiii V tliin
tniuii." jiirrnii 7'iit.
Yes, you find 'a grent imrtT' in the
Northern ortioii of the Union that will
yet settln the question that freedom and
not slavery is national while, on the oth
er hand, you find B small party in the South
composed of negro-breeders and headed bv
.lollUlOllHH, Wlliel . ko 'mi a ai..iT.. I
Vll M inimu vJ
make slavery national and freedom section,
al. Which party shall 'control the destiny'
of this Uniou-thc 'great jMrty.' with great
aims and principles, or the small party with
small priuciplej. Im seakiiig aims will
Ih d.videel when the carcasses of the lead
ing disunion sectionalists shall dangle at
the gallows hung Ligher than Hainan, by
a Republican Administration.
rRon i.ixn. .v correspondent in wri-
liugrrom Lmii County snys; "Some of the
Dlumiycruu are cursing at an unusual rate
alKMit the iloings at the Salem convention
let m rij, if they think there is no hire-after."
flVrsTtos StTri.ciiyftf notice a
com-iMinxal.oii in IM TJrcgon I armer (a
pajicr that ought to be iu every farm house
in Oregon) from Mr. Porter, of Sublimity,
which is the first satisfactory evidence we
have ever seen that wheat will turn to chess.
Mr. Porter snys:
u In the aniiimer of IS5-I, I was cradling wlieat
fur Mr. T.C. (."ullt-v, on ha fjrm in Marion Oun
ly (.rr(..n, wlien the uil T. (-'. C HVy fuuml a
lie i.l ot whent, in wh ch, near tlia middle, prew a
iiiiiw oTcIkmi. The clieva grew near, and jum
buvv, a mi, of whr.il, aud prnjeelf.l out fr..m
the ita'k about mi inch lontr. r llian the ivle-ut.
Tin ti- l.l wit new, and but link- ctmn grew on it.
The lira.l in ijurrtioa uaa larg-- and ion;, and the
chre ap pur. d lo be u.i Ihrifl) us the n-he it. The
leeinfu wne ri.im.iie.l by number of parsons.
.me ol linn will uivc a ocrt n.ue. The 'jifc:
mcn naf .1. li nycd by u.he. The following vi ar
I tar a similar ti rciinen in my on-u fie.'d, n.lj'.in-
inff .Mr. Ci.tlevV b it di.l nol lueserve it. Tics is a
Malrincnl ki ll I am wilhi J !o alle.l on eulll
lei it provo wlul.t may."
Mr. Porter needn't offer to swear to his
statement, ns we would just as soon take
his word ns his oath. Wc know him welt,
nnd his evidence has satisfied us that the
chess will conic from diseased wheat. If
we could only discover u method of turning
the vile stuff buck to wheat again, it would
not be so much matter. - Diamonds arc
nothing but pure carbon, or fixed air, which
cua by a chemical process be resolved into
a gas oin clement. Charcoal may also be
treated i:i the same manner, but to turn
charcoal to diamonds will probably be left
to th.; lucky genius who succeeds in making
dies.; produce wheat.
I.mi. Dn.tvRRv. All the prisoners broke
jail at Portland last week, among whom
was Pi.ilch, who murdered his son-in-law;
Gunisey, nnothcr murderer, with several
stars of less magnitude. Wo have already
spoken of the general jail delivery nt this
place. We hear that the Dalles jail has
been emptied. The next thing tlmt may be
looked for is the escape of Lawson, the mur
derer confined nt Hillsborough. There
seems to be no use anv lomrer in nrrestiii"
thieves nnd murderers. The farce of ar-
rcMing, trying, and confining them serves
only to run up heavy bills of expenses for
tax-jiayeis to foot. Why not petition the
Legislature to ubolish the wholo criminal
code? It would t-avc expenses, nnd serve
the cnyf of public security ul out as well ns
oucircseiit laws executed by our present
CALiror.xiAtrr.n. Mr. Shipley, formerly
a California editor, has taken charge of the
Times. We now have a brace of newly
imjiortefl California editors, with Stout, a
California lawyer, all probably fresh from
Know Nothing wigwams, (two of them
certain), holding the reins of the Democrat
ic parry nnd driving the sectional Jugger
naut, with Jo Lane seated aloft waving a
sharp stick thrust through a bunch of negro
wool, while Williams, " Bush, Nesmith,
Drew, Olncy and JIaydcn arc required to
go behind the carl and jmh, singing ull the
L", the konkriu' We cum.'
0T I5y the appointment of M. P. Dcn
dy as U. S. District Judge for Oregon, Jo
Lane has rewarded a sound negro-breeding
fanatic for his efforts to make this a slave
State, and has also got a rivul candidate
for the Senatorship out of the way. Dcndy
is appointed Judge for life, and will, of
course, give Jo Lane an open Odd in the
Soath for life-long Senatorial honors. Old
Jo is determined to be a Senator from Or
egoa ju.;t as long as ' wliinky, Ignoranco, aud
our principles thrive.'
IIi ikviixe, April 2", 1S59.
Mn. EniToit: I notice by the Argus
of April 1, 1 a revolution endorsed
by the Democrats of Mohdla precinct, rel
ative to tiie Constitution of the United
States recognizing negro slaves ns property
only, which has created considerable sensa
tion among some in this neighborhood.
Now, this is the rpicst'ou I wish to ask you: I
Does the Constitution recognize negro
laves as properly only, as has been alleged,
or dots it noil II il does, i infinite us
meaning very much. T.' L. Doxxey.
Our answer to friend Donney is, that
after reading the Constitution over several
times, we have failed to find the place
where negroes urc even mentioned. It
seems to have been cautiously worded by
its framers so as not very palpably to rec
ognize any other class of pi opto than the
class alluded to in the Declaration of Inde-
natural ridits wo suppose), and endowed
with certain inalienable rights and privil
eges, among wincii are l'.ie, noerty, una me
pursuit of Imppiness.
Depkeciatki). We learn that rents in
Portland have been sensibly reduced of
late, and property can be bought nt more
reasonable figures tliiiu it could last w inter.
There will be a public examination
of the elastics in the Seiiiiimrv nnder charge
of Rev. Mr. Hodgson, on Friday next,
May 13th from 9 till 4.
? The Standard learns that General
Harney will send out two companies of in
fantry to Fort Hull, under charge of Major
Grier, to escort in the expected immigration.
iy We leuru that Cupt. Cochrane has
bought the stenmcr Relief, and will take
her above the falls in a few days, to run in
the up river trade.
Ticks. Several correspondents ore out
in the Farmer on the best method of killing
ticks on horses and cattle. Some recom
mend applying salt brine, tome feeding sul-
For thi Argui.
Mn. toinm Though I ni'nn nothing
personal, but ..VaZ-nothing discredita
ble, but honorublt-l mast a,k pardon for
expressing the honest and lnunblo opinion
thut tho majority of the people in this State
have been tuiight from boyhood to almost
reverence the Democratic inline; therefore
having grown old in voting the Democratic
ticket on the ' through nnd through,' ; out
and out,' nnd ' whole hog or none' ),lttf'rm,
you might ns well try to 'draw 1'Wl fro'"
a turnip' os to get from them any reason
why they cling either to tho uame Demo
crat, or should hold to the party; or 10
learn an old dog new tricks as to prcvu;
on them by any menus whatsoever to vote
any other ticket than the one, ah! long
loved one, with a Democratic cap above its
Free-soil and nnti-Frcc-soil feet, Fcdcrul
and Hani-burner bodv and Know Nothing
They certainly know full well that the
true Democratic party has no nnti-sluvcry
principles about it, that the Republican par
ty has no pro-slavery pnnc.jihs tlmt me
issue between the two parties docs not con
sist in the measures or means of carrying
out or extending their principles that
thes j questions,' popular sovcrc'gnty,'
' squatter sovereignty,' ' power of tho gen
crul Government,' Ac, but mark the vari
ous points of uttack, retrenchment, and
political manotiver, upon the great buttle
field of slavery and freedom that the an
nexation of Texas wns procured by the pro-
bfavery, or Democratic party as a means of
extending slavery, and strengthening the
slave breeding power. This is too evident
to be questioned, from the general commo
tion throughout the South in anticipation
of the gluriott) impulse which slavery wns
to receive on the consummation of the proj
cct, and from the declarations of Southern
statesmen. Tiny also know that the Mis
souri Compromise, that compromise almost
sacred for the pence anil quiet it secured to
the American people, ' that healing bnhn to
the wounds of sectionalism was not burst
up by tho Democratic party because of its
unconstitutionality, ns alleged, but that
slavery might be extended thut popular
sovereignty was not seized upon nnd pro
claimed to admiring millions by the Demo
cratic party because of its constitutionality
or justice, but that the Missouri Compro
mise might be displaced and slavery u tend
ed ly Democratic rates that pi'j iilar sov
ereignty was not finally repudiated by the
Administration because it was discovered
to be unjust, and the opinion proclaimed
that slaves arc not 'people' but 'projicrty'
because such a position is constitutional or
humane, but becauso popular sovereignty
proved to be a poor subterfuge for the ex
tension of slavery, and the Cat of the Su
preme Court would establish the Southern
institution, coextensive with the Coastitu
tlon. Yet, in view of all these faet',un
overwhelming majwity of the propte of this
State have voted to restrict slavery, have
refused to srrjiportthc National Democratic
parti of this country, and still call them
selves Democrats. And will thev nt r.ist in
phur, nnd some greasing. They are ull
good, but lard, or soft soup rubbed over the j supporting a nomination made in the Dein
animal will cause ticks and lice immediately i ocratic name in seodin
to suspend further operations.
not M, but the money wui loaned out, ituJT
Mr. Fry had five hundred ($500) of It.
John Smith, the county Sheriff, a!d that It
was not to, and thut lie (Smith) had it ii
his pocket. Now, during the canvasi it
other precinct these very men deuiod ib4
tho money was In tho county treasury, or
loaned, or in the Sheriff, Sniith'i, ImnuV
Now, will our county Clerk, 3, Linca, of
our Treasurer ot that time, James Foster,
or the C'onnly Commissioner nt that tiuii'Jj
Hugh L, Jirowii,. BcuUmi..C?JiV,JV
have the kindness to iufurin uie and the tax
payers in Linn County whero this money b
anil whether it is forthcoming to It lawful
owners, or whether It hoi Itccn employe!
in buying votes through King Alcohol to
beat the Republican purty then Icing or
In 1830 tho county was taxed for build
ing tho Courthouse ut Sand Ridge. ' The
contract for building the house was let to t
prominent citizen of the county. The fol
lowing year the county scut was relocated
ut Album', ufter which the Commissioner!
gjttlcd with the contractor ami paiillii
between threo oml four hundred dollars lo
throw up the contract, after which a Dcu
ocrutlc officer 'of the county informed a res
ponsible citizen that there then remained la
tho treasury a surplus of nine thousand dol
lars. Some time ufter this conversation th
said responsible citizen, interrogating an Im
portant office-holder of the Democratic par
ty where the Courthouse tax was, received
the unwelcome reply that it never was ia
the treasury. Now, this Courthouse tax
was colht-tcd, as scores of tax-payers full
well know, and in addition to this, our an
nual tax has been constantly increased to
meet our county and Territorial expenses.
Till better informed, we nre left to draw
the unwelcome inference thai most or all of
this money was paid over to Mr. Delazan
Smith, to defray his traveling expenses mil
render him ull necessary aid in canvassing
the Territory from time to time, to sustain
the Pcsuocrutlc purty in Oregon. Again
I nsk the County Commissioner, Clerk, antf
Treasurer for IS57 to shed so much light
oi this subject that my mind and that of
the public may become so fur d'sul.used -thut
private) ami public confidence may b'
restored. Unless tfirse county officers can
give myself und the public satisfaction oa
these enquiries by producing the statistics,,
will vouched for, I feel mvsclf tound to1
make further investigations. .
John It. McCi.iBt,
Linn Co., Apr.I 5, 18n9.
nro-slaverv men to
j cr '4
represent them iu Congrcs.;? O ! reason and
consistency, forbid it. Let those who have
pledged themselves to a noble principle
overcome their prejudices ami evil habits,
acknowledge the Republican banner under
which they have fought and been victorious,
nnd deserre n noble name. Let them no
Tjuxks. P. J. Malone, Esq., has onr
thanks for favors by the last steamer.
Pate.vt.-s. In answer to a friend who
wishes us to state how those having dona
tion patents in the Land Cilice here can
obtain them, we reply in the language of! longer stand upon Republican ground, with
esjKcai insirucuons we nave liait Irom the Republican flag waving over them, and
me. lnnu uince oincmis tlietr.selvcs.
Write lo the Hcgfstcr of the Land Office
in Oregon City, enclosing your 'certificate,
and a postage stump to pay postage back,
and your patent will be sent to you by mail
10 'ISM L.u-.l'
'a the Himeorubt LUjof1
Kxrt.-rrB.-The mail steamer is expect
ed in as We ifO fa i, I., t. :. . .
. r-- ,mv. imoc ami
t' rover will pr,b.t.lv bf hi ti to. ' '
Rrnnros. Nothing in the world has,
next iHTiiiipg to long-winded correspondents
and delinquent subscribers, annoved us
more thau onr fruitless researches after the
liest method of killing bed-bugs. These ver
min seem to be indigenous or spontaneous
productions of this country, and need no
acclimating to bring them to the highest
perfection to which the mot fastidious eon-
noisn-ur of Imgology would desire to bring
a ' siecimeii' that would take the premium
at the world's fair. An Oregon bed-bn
can find more crevices into which to crawl,
come out of his lodgings oftener to take a
bite, cut more capers, bite deeper, Increase
faster, and smell louder when crushed than
any of tho species wo have ever rend of in
the huge volumes that contaiu the research
es of the most profound aud inquisitive of
entomologists. Hi wit and sagacity are
lully up to the measure of his other remark
able dev.-lopements, nnd his cunning in eltid
ing the hand of his pursuer is only known
to snch housewives as have vainly tried to
exterminate them. One rood womnn U
nude known to us a cure for the evil, which
is cheap and witlnii the reach of all. and
for the km fit of our readers we give it to
the world. Fill their hiding places with
?"ft soap ' i
Land Omen. Oregon Citv, )
April 27th, kS5lt.
lly the last mail fifiy l'atuns Wlie r. ceivcJ at
lhi OiBoe, l'..r delivery lo the fo:!win:r pen-ora :
I!au;on ci. Elekiel Miipul, Geo. W Heib-K,
1 h'. I'e.im, John I). Osborn, Washington S
flackarreia ro. rartoti Oieason. Dm ii Thomp
son. Joh-i A. lilacVe. B- B.
W'wh njion co. Samuel Kiiipn, Geoi-e II
Smith. J.v..bT. Heed. D
,, 1Vlkvc"V-VMi!' Thompson. Luther Tulhill,
Ki-a . ll.rio.-k. Ucnj. T Ban-h.
Marion c. Auginttiia It. Demmick, Denny 11
ileu.le.-, A!. X. I Sweeny, Jac-.b With n. W.iliim
f. I'BMen.Josei.h ill. e!;b.-rrv. Wm V n...
dcu M. AlMer, ltiuiur.l hmilh, jaa. sjrii Hi.
laniliilleo.-N.iou .Uuloiwy, .Mataon Shad
den. ijaneco.-.!.,. K. PoW, Jrnn B. Cnpte, Jo.
I... Jan.. wD.. I no. l azpatrxk, Uli.u.S:enur, Ge-onre
llatiiborjen. Charnell Milligm.
..Lnn-'lno- B- VirbniuBh. Henry Robbins,
Ahner . atert, Jn. M.
I, 1r.wn' . Hanmon .s,elon,
. ...... inn, depu .v craw, ArthurU. M.r.
Jtia.l. Jo. .McNeil, Uiney Fry, Sr., Ruwel W.iu
R .IkMWIVna Y
(Usrmy to 0,. imperf.vtDes, uf t! rnau.b!ript
aoine uf ihe above Dames may be misspelt. TiWii.j
eeiinniitt.a il. tt,A ..1.1 .
' uuurcss oi uieir re-
sective ost offices:
Lone J. H. I). Henderson, Eugene Citv;
Douglas, J,,o. Kelly, Winchester- '
Linn, Jno. Conner. Albans-
Josephine, U. P. Sj.rague.'KirbvviHe
Ja. kson, L. A. Uice. Jae ksonvi'llc;
Multnomah, Chas. Hutchins, Portland
Coos, N. H. Lose, Empire City
Janihill, J. W. Cowk-s. La Fayette
Marion. Dr. Warren Sal
Polk, W. W. Doon, Rctbel;'
Denton, A. 0. Hovev Cnrrollie.
Washington. W. II. liennetf, li:i,horon-b-1
mpsiua, E. Ij. Aiinle-mt.. V,!i.. e '
v.acamas, a. Jlolbrook, OmnaCitr
Cfjitsop. W W rarler. Astoria; "
Tdbmo-A. C. If. IVM
then decapitate and stultify themselves by
adhering to the name Democrat, and sus
taining men nominated in the name of Dem
ocracy, men who ate cither pro-slavery or
havo no principle but self-interest, who
would advocate polygamy, monkery, or ride
on the car of Juggernaut over tho necks of
deluded millions for the sake of popularity,
office, power, nnd spoils. The day is not
iar aisiant, and I hail its coming ns the
dawning of a new nnd glorious era upon
this Republic, when every Democrat will
De known, and know himself to be in heart,
a slave driver, and every Republican the
enemy of despotism and the friend of human
ity. Then in every free State, and at the
capitol of our Union, will the Democratic
flag grow black with dishonor before the
indignation ofpopular opinion, ond the Re
publican ensign wave triunqihantly in all its
spotless pur.ty. A. a
Plashta, Unr-QD.1, April 25, 1859.
fcorroR of Alters Dear Sir: I wish to
call the attention of every 'voter in Linn
County to the following facts, leaving thetn
10 recoucile such high hauded dishonesty
...in iuc integrity or our county officials,
and earnestly requesting them to engatre as'
co-workers in an attempt at reform, by
..cv.uUg competent, noucst, and responsible
. a nr . . .
w- The following are the names of the ' tnd m our C0UI"7-
chairmen of the various Republican county At the Ma.vcanTss in Lib non Mr.
., ,.c lUlrU lImt n0,lpy pjjj.
e-eicu .or me building of the State House
was received by the Territorial Treasurer,
aud the following session of the Legislature
the act for taxing the Territory to build a
State House was annulled, and the Legis
luture ordered the Territorial Treasurer to
pay the funds received back to the. rnnnt.
Treasurers of the several counties where
said tax had been collected, to be paid back
to the tax-payers from whom it had been
collected, or to receipt them the amount en
their taxes for the next year. Luther El-
ims replied that White had no ground or
j complaint, for the1 money was now in the
trcas-.,ry. Mr. Cliarlcs Drain said it was
' from iu' UtiUea.- ' 'I
Dalles, May 3, '591
En. AMt'i: Iiiqiortunt news items artr
carco nt present in our vlciu'tv, but sueii
as wc have, give wc unto thec.' ' " ' ''V
Oen. rulmtr's train ( packed malf
leaves on tomorrow for Fraser River.
About ninety mules nre the complement a
lucrative enterprise to un eutcrprisiug coror1
pany. - ' " r. ;'l
A giing of men who occasionally pur
chase horses without an equivalent, froro
Wulhr N ulla, cu route for California, were
overtaken near or at tho 'Tyc and m of
the complement (thirteen) Were captured!.
One, named Tin odorc Day, was drowned
in crossing the Dcs Chutes. ' Oue of the'
captured is of the nnmc of Brooks the'
name of tlie other I am unable to learn. '
Tho gnurd-houRc military contains
ainong others, Rebce, the Indiivu-Wller;
Greenwood (half-breed)', miurdi'rer'of Rice,'
two sub-chiefs, or the Snake tribe, for the
murder or some of tho Reserve Indians
and for stealing Reserve Indian horses. "
Sjiy-glnss Observations from a Bluff bacb'
of the City, oa the novel Iroernmnio of
Dalles City; At the foot or Broadway,1
numerous bici!s ai-e hurryitrg- to. and frey
impelled by opposite influences nnd diliii
cut motives. Higher up,' crinoline is en
gaged in a most' precarious and alarming
encounter with one of our strong, sweeping'
nor'-westers.' The battle continues the'
result is doubtful ! Ah I now the' cone-like
nppearance is driven with a sort ot sublime
style, and a gliding; cosy velocity athwart
the street now retires to repair damages
amid the hilarity nnd astonishment of oar
1 si wash clootchmen.' A white ciiclosnrfi'
resembling a walking pyramid, approach
Some lookers-on seem alarmed, mistaking it
for Mt. Hood, wnich they fancy is throti'
from its base and is sliding toward them. '
On Main Street, drays, wagons, Mrragetf
cabs, nnd wheelbarrows, are contending for
a passage merchants, soldiers, emigrant
honest men, rogues, loafers, great men,''
small men, and others, are promiscuous!
gronjicd. Xow, gusts of sand sweep thro''
the streets, urging men of every type to"
seek retreat. ' ' ' ' :
The military expedition to join the com.
pony to run the Boundary line between us
aud John Bull, leaves on the 15th lust. Tbe
expedition to establish a post at Fort Col-
ville, starts at the same date. Two cot
panies leave this post, and oue from SimceV :
will occnjiy it in their stead so rumor'
has it. ' - "C ' 1
The military are active and efficient h'
the discharge of their various duties, at'
this post. Tlie officers and privates are
worthy and exemplary men
the moral character of the -Dalles lv
much better than many of the Willamette
people suppose. It is as good aa auy pla '
of its size iu the State.
Enclosed please End T,50 for two cop-;
ies of the Argus, one to be sent to the At
lantic States. Yours - Rn-ai..'
In South Caro'.ini. nnl .loo-U lit.:
rorcc has ever Vn o' t:iric4, f