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TOO I.OXO WE 14 AVE SLL.'.IBEUED.
Too loni; wo have slumbered, too long; we have slept,
While the children of Africa in bondage have wept ;
Their groans and their cries, their tears and their prayer,
Have been heard by the Ciod who will rule in this war.
A yoiccfrom the ncjrni, a voice from the shire,
Is heard o'er the North, the land of the brave;
It's preached in the pulpit, proclaimed from the bar.
And brought on the wire from the President's Chair.
Now, oppression and tvrany in ruins shall belaid,
While the shouts of the free and of Liberty ure heard ;
Thus the voice of the slave, God no longer will hear cry,
Xor the Nation by its practice to its theory give tho lie.
THE ANCIENT CAPITAL OF JIVVN-AND
THE bllllAI' IJItONZE 1.UAGK.
BY W. P. 11LAKE, GEOLOGIST TO TIIE JAPAN GOVEKS
MENT. - Yokohama, Japan, March, 18G2.
Akiiul friend having told us of tho interesting
temples of Kamakoora, the f. inner capital cf the
empire of Japan, abandoned for the modern Yedo,
we diJ not sleep inilil tho arrangements were
nitule for traversing tho 18 miles between us and
it tho next day.
The morning came, frosty nntl beautiful, and
of course we started early, Lady Franklin in an
open chair, slung between long pules and sup
ported on tho shoulders of four coolies ; Miss
Craoroft and tho gentlemen on horses, and the
consular boat, which had been placed at our ser.
vice, wan sent down to wait for us at Knnusawa,
the seaport of tho ancient capital. Crossing the
canal which separates the foreign settlement of
Yokohama from tho surrounding country, we
turned inland up a wide and low alluvial valley
covered with rice holds, divided off with narrow
bordors of green sod. The roadway was merely
a path three or four feet wide, on a raised bank
or terrace, with neatly formed sodded slopes skirt
ingthe hillsides just at their bases, and passing,
without gates or barriers of any kind, except
ditches, through rice fields and plantations, and
among cottages and gardens. Every little yal
lye and smooth place was under cultivation,
and the fields were of all possible shapes and
sizes, from two or three acres to tho sizo of a
small flower bed and never separated by fences,
only by tho sodded banks and the terraces which
serve for paths. These are all in serpentine lines,
straight lines and angles being apparently avoided
as inharmonious. The native trees and shrubs
are left standing on the rocky points and hillsides
wherever the ground from its form and the na
ture of tho soil is unsuited for cultivation, so that
tho whole appearance of the landscape was that of
a pleasure garden at every turn. Further evi
dence of a cultivated taste and a thorough ap: li-
w . . . t ,.. i - i l
Cation Ot tllO DeautltUl, in laiuscapc g uucm, ,
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tvere always seetl .".". ...s cottages una tiuSes
which were passoJ at intervals, and found em
bowered in groves of trees and flowers, separa
ted from the road by green hedges, cleanly cut
and well kept. The entrances and paths were
generally very tasteful, and adorned with flower
ing plants, and wound around clumps of rock
work and shrubs. Most of the hedges are of the
Japan cedar, but the orange and a kind of laurel
are common. Around the more humble dwell
jngs the native plants formed secure and beauti
ful screens. Tho bamboo, tho bully, tho palm,
the cedar, the camelia, the pine, and the orange
iree were all bound together by luxuriant masses
f.4 ivy, A strange grouping tins, especially in a
.country w here snow talis to a considerable depth,
and ice forms in the night in the mohiii of March.
But if the list were extendi' I, u- it might be, it
would appear even more strange an 1 anomalous.
The great number of evergreen plants upon t.i.
hills and uncultivated slopes at once arrests the
Attention of the stranger in winter, and especially
the tall camelia trees with their g!osy le ives set
off to the greatest advantage by the half opened
scarlet buds, while the dark green ivy hangs pen
dant from its branches. Tho country thus has a
Summer-like aspect even in Winter, while at
this time the plumb and the peach, budding out
under the warming rays of a March sun, told of
Spring time and a greater vergure yet to come.
Many of he residences with their projecting
eaves of thick thatch and irregular outlines were
very picturesque and good subjects for an artit's
pencil, but we passed them rapidly and gradually
rv to the liill-s and f'll'vc-l a narr'" liul-
which enabled us to look down into valleys on
each side, as highly cultivated and as beautiful as
that wo had loft. Every spot looked finished
and complete, and I was surprised to see in one
place, timbers for the erection of a new house.
Tho country for some miles around Yokohama,
and tho opposito shore at Kanagawa, is formed
of horizontal strata of recent date, and rather soft
and yielding to tho weather, so that it is cut in
every direction by drainage valleys or ravines,
and consequently lias a surfaco which is much
broken and diversified without any great eleva
tion. The rocks or strata below, however, are
seldom visible except along tho path where it
has been newly cut or repaired by digging into
tho bank, We soon left the ridge and descend
ed toone of the valleys, passing through a village
of newly built houses and among fields as high
ly cultivated as before. The path led around
the points of the slopes and lit intervals across
the valley and over the brooks and rivulets by
small arched bridges, supported by framework,
but commonly by single slabs of stone just wide
enough for tho horses to step upon.
Our attention was often attracted by groups
of tombstones or small monuments to tho dead,
neatly cut in stone, and generally set up in some
picturesque nicho with tho deeply cut Chinese
inscription facing the traveler. They aro usually
simple square prisms with truncated summits,
and from two to four feet high, the inscriptions
are often gilded and on painted vermilion red.
The very old stones are mere slabs set upright
on a square base with the figure of one of the
gods, cut in high relict, on tlio lace, ana me in
scription at one side. We also passed many
iititewavs and entrances to small temples or little
shrines embowered in tho trees, yet convenient
to the neighboring cottages or to the way-worn
As we apptoaehed tho nncic.it capital, the
tempi. s were more numerous and extensive.
Large, gateways and flights of stone steps with
massive balustrades of carved stono leading up
the hill sides to thick groves, showed the positions
of temples abovo us, white one or two stone
bridges were particurlarly noticeable for their
evident antiquity and adaptation to a moro thick
ly settled or populous section than it now is. All
these structures were gray, moss-grown, and
partly broken away.
As we descended a hill wo saw groves of very
old and picturesque trees in an extensive inclos
ure, surrounded by a well finished stone wall,
surrounded by a terraco of earth well sodded.
These were tno grounds of an ancient temple,
near which rest tho remains of Iho great warrior
and Emperor Uritomo, in a tomb we were not
allowed to visit. The elaborate and unique carv
ings of the cornices of the buildings were just
visible among the branches as we passed rapidly
by. The constant succession of these most in
teresting places, so old, and tho scene of some of
the most important events in tho History ot tins
peculiar people was quite bewildering, and made
us long for tho opportunity to spend weeks or
months in examining them-
At Kamakoora wo stopped at tho largo tea
house or hotel at the head of a long avenue end
ing at the gateway of the temple wo were to
visit. Hero we left our horses and walked about
two miles towards the beach, and then crossed a
low valley of open fields to another road leading
up to Daiboosta tho Bronze Image, the collos
sal bronze Buddha, one of t he wonders of Japan.
The path led through groves of evergreens and
camelias, and we entered through a high and
elaborately built gateway, or a building open in
the center, with large niches on each side, con
tabling carved images of giants holding spears
and arrows as if to strike down intruders upon
the sacred shades. They are the gatekeepers of
tho temple, and aro so known among tho Jnpnn-
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ese. A short wain un a pave.j avenue uecween
ornamental trees and shrubs brought us directly
in front of the imago w hich towered fifly feet
above our heads, and impressed us all with the
calm, majestic repose of its massive but beautiful
features. It is m a sitting posture, tho feet
crossed and hid in graceful folds of drapery cov
ering nearly the whole figure, iho hands rest
asily upon tho lap with tho thumbs brought end
to end. The head was inclined forward upon the
breast, and is ornamented with a thick covcriii"'
of massive curls m the form of snail s -J,vi (mo
foot across, Unu tight hi'.;.;,1 and thirty in iium
ocT. The ,.4S0 (Jf the figure is over thirty feet
oroad from knee to knee, and thirty-three yards
around. It stands lity feet high from the foun
dation to the top of the head, and tho faco is
eight and half feet long. Tho mouth is over a
yard long, and such is the sizo of tho thumbs
that three men may sit upon one. They are one
foot in diameter and three feet around. The
whole is supported on a stone foundation about
five feet higher thin the paved yard in front,
w hich is also raised four or five feet above the
avenue from tho gate.
This immense imae is entirely of bronze and
is fully exposed to the weather. It is hollow,
aud serves as a temple, there being a door thro'
the foundation at one side through which the
priests enter. II iving s. ouri' I the good will of
t'le presiding Br.u.z.-, we were allowed to cuter,
and found ours. Ives in tho presenet! of a .uihlc
row of gi.t go Is ranged on each sido of the
chamber, together with thousands of native rel
i -s in the shape of stripsof native paper, inscribed
with he names and prayers of the faithful. Two
la v w in lows, iike do rs to a hay loft, let the
light of heaven in through the shoulder blades
i his ini'iictiw; figure was cast in separate piece
or ; . ies, ntj'iut one inch thick and four or five
feet ioiig, and udeutly put together and united
by pouring met. il into the seam". These were
afterward dressed smooth on tho outside, wh.le
within, the original rou 'hness of the cast remains,
in some places holes were b' ed in tho opposing
edges of the plates, so that the met il flowed in j
an I bolted them firinly together. Tho outer i
surface is very well smoothed, so that the joints :
v--j, ! r; t b? i .!'!'' x-'p' n slight dll'-'fie'e ' f
CITY, OREGON, OCTOBER 11, 1862.
color brought out by tho weather.
Having partly satisfied our curiosity, our at
tcntiun was drawn to a very remarkable bronze
table in front, five feet high and about six feet
long, supporting an immense bronze censor, and
two beautiful vases, holding tall metal plants in
bloom, with leaves aud buds perfectly formed.
In front of ull, on the pavement stood tho contri
bution box, about as largo as a Newport trunk
and with a top iike tho roof of a house inverted
but with a crack at the angle largo enough to al
low tho showers of cast iron cash thrown in by
tho devout as they bowed reverently in the shad
ow of the imago Even we could not fail to be
impressed with tho beauty of expression of that
enormous f ico which had endured the storms and
exposures of centuries unchanged ; ever benign,
According to a rude printed figure, and a do
scription in Chinese characters, the imago was
made about six hundred years ago. It was prob
ably set up luring Uritomo's, when Kamakoora
was in its glory. Large tables of bronze, nearly
five feet square, are ranged on each side of tho
steps and appear to have been made to hang up
on tho back of Daiboots where there are hooks
apparently for the purpose. These tablets are
covered with inscriptions in Chinese characters
very closely and deeply engraved, each character
being less than one-quarter of an inch square.
These are supposed to give an account of the
erection of the image, and tho names of those
who contributed to its erection, and of the temple
which formerly covered it but which was sweet
away by a great wave from tho sea during an
earthquake, similar doubtless to that which car
tied the Uussian frigate on shore, a few years
ag-' on iho southern end of the Island. It is said
that the image was overturned, aud was afterward
replaced. Tho inside has sii.ee been used as the
temple. The namo Daiboots, or Dai-hutz, means
simply metal imago or Buddha, but tho transit!
tion of the name of tho templo is, " teniplo o!
pure water and of great fidelity."
lveturning to tho Tea House we lunched in
tho upper room, while about two hundred men.
women and children gathered in idle curiosity
outside, waiting for a sight of the foreigners, just
as unv other rabble would do in our own land.
An avenue about twenty feet wide, on a raised
embankment like that ofa railway, but carefully
formed and turfed, extends from tho sea beach
f r nearly two miles in a straight lino up to the
outer gate of the great temple, I Iatchemaii. It
is spanned at equal distances by three of the
gateways or archways peculiar in this country to
the templo paths. They aro of granite, in single
stones, hewn into round columns about twenty
feet high, with a cross piece twenty five feet long,
passing through tho columns and keyed into the
mortices. The upper part, or inverted arch, is
in three pieces, and is sustained in the center by
a block resting on tho horizontal beam. They
aro all beautifully cut, and the joints of that near
est to the gate aro protected by bronze.
Massivo and elaborately cut granite lanterns
or lamp posts stand on broad --toiie pedestals on
each side of tho avenuo just above the tea houso.
A little beyond these tho avenue crosses the
narrow part of an artificial lake by a curious stone
bridge, highly arched and very neatly finished in
every part, but supported below by a trestle
work or frame of stone. This little lake is cm
bellished by masses of rock work nnd a border
of trees and shrubs.
The main entrance to the templo is similar to
that at Daiboots, but is larger. It is guarded
by two hi. Icons images, painted red and gilt,
glaring w ith demoniacal scowls and in threaten
ing postures on tho gateway. They are about
ten feet high, and are secured behind wooden
palings, so that tho superstitious and tho little
boys and girls appear to feel entirely safe, and to
greatly enjoy plastering them with moistened
halls of paper, better known among boys as "spit
balls," with which tho figures were completely
covered. This building was remarkable for its
massive projecting eaves, and the carvi'ig under
neath and on the ends of the rafters. On passing
through it we found ourselves Ui a large park iik"
inclosiire, with groves of trees and ;,ni)i(i3 at ,'
icrvais. ai the i-.r.hcr end. and directly in
front of t'lic ..,,, iiltr.,nctSi a brouj sUreway of
s'xt.'-i.nreo stono steps, twenty-four feet long, led
to the Grand Templo which is never opened, wu
are told, except to the Superior or persons of the
highest rank in tho Empire. It is now many
years since it has been visited, aud wo coiitelitcd
ourselves with peering through the spaces in the
ponderous gates at thu carved and gilded cornices
and quaint porches of tho inner temple a square
building standing alone in the centre of a quad
rangular court. These gates were beautifully
framed with timber and ornamented with bronze
bolts and f istenings, but were not at the entrance.
This is through a building similar to that at the
head of the avenue, but smaller and more elabo
rately carved and ornamented. The prevailing
color of all tho buildings is read, and the line
carvings and ornaments, not of bronze or stone,
are giit. This gate, in the center, is raised above
those on each side through which we looked into
tho court, and is reached by a broad flight of stops
of hewn stone rising from the extended terrace
in f ont ot tho whole building, and overlooking
the groves mid temples below. This w hole ter
race is evenly paved with smooth stono fl igs,
about sixteen inches square, set diagonally, and
equal if not superior to most European pavements
ot that kind. A heavy stone b ilustrad", well
cut aud tastefully fashioned, iMeiids along the
w hole front on each side of tho main stairway.
Bronze lanterns six feet high, highly carved and
engraved, are placed at intervals on this terrace,
together with grotesque tiger and dragons.
U,i the levei below, time did not permit tne
to do much Inoie than lo pass hurried, y from
templo to leinpie, pacing the distance between
theui, and noting tiie many objects of inter.- t
worthy of extended descriptions ; such, for x
ample, as the great bell, the basin or bath tub ol i
Ki t:.!''. I.!,.' a mi-'.-paus. ''.Hi I rg it llio t'"'t
tho stairs for the ablutions of tho faithful ; tho
remarkable bowlder, said to havo fallen from
heaven, the especial veneration of childless
women ; the Pagoda, r.'.id the architectural pe
culiarities and excellence of tho wood work and
This temple was founded by Uritomo, about
six hundred years ago and the perishable por
tions are regularly renewed, or once in about
fifty years. It is half Sintoo nnd half Buddist,
but was origionally and wholly devoted to the
Sintoo religion. It is called Hatch ee-man-goo,
or tho " Temple of eight flags," nnd has been
much resorted to since Uritomo's time by mili
tary chief's, or the princes and loi'ds of th
country, to pray for success to their arms during
wars or disturbances. Tho inner temple nnd
buildings around it contain great numbers of
swords, spears and arrows, suits of armor, nnd
other articles, some of them very old and curi
ous, presented to the worshippers. This I have
learned from an intelligent Japanese- who has
seen them. It also appears that tho central
building on the lower level, in front of the grand
stairway, is for the accommodation of niusicans
when tho Princes or Emperor visit tho temple.
From Kamakoora to tho seaside, wo traveled
the ancient road cut by Uritomo over tho ridges
aud through picturesque valleys. At the crests
or summits of two or moro of tho ridges, the
rocks were cut through to a depth offVoni thirty
to sixty feet for considerable distances. Tho
deepest of tl'.Cso cuts was dark with overhanging
vegetation and ferns growing tron clefts in strata
of sand and volcanic ashes. Tho sides were
moss grown and gray with age, but those lines
of stratification told of ages long anterior, and of
revolutions antedating all human history.
The descent to the harbor was very picturesque
and beautiful ; along hillsides adorned with
groves of camelias with tho scarlet buds just
bursting open, amid fields of young wheat, and
by the beautiful country eeats or Summer Pal
aces of Princes, inclosed by walls of hewn stone
and green hedges. We reached Kanagawa in
time to embark in tho boat before dark, semiing
our horses back by the grooms, and landed safe
ly at Yokohama tho same evening delighted,
though fatigued, with tho experiences ol tho uay.
Tho Knave Outwitted.
A country gentleman camo up to town on
business, nnd confided a considerable sum of
money to iho caro ofa particular friend. Hav
ing settled his affairs, ho went to his friend for
the money confided to his keeping; tho latter
was so base ns to express surprise, and to deny
having received any money.
Our poor friend from the country, whom wo
will call Mr. Frankheart, was almost in despair,
but ho went and told his case to a magistrate of
The magistrate asked Frankheart if ho had
taken any receipt, or if there had been any wit
ness to tho transaction.
Frankheart answered that ns ho hnd no suspi
cion ofa man ho believed to bo bis friend, ho had
not taken any receipt, and that tho only witness
was tho knave's own wife.
After a little reflection, tho magistrato told
Frankheart to step into nn inner room, and he
then sent for tho man who had played so treach
erous a part.
On his arrival tho magistrate thus addressed
" I understand that you have received as a
deposit a largo sum of money, and that you re
fuse to restore it to its rightful owner."
Tho man's only answer was n denial of the
" Well," replied the magistrate, " let ns sup
pose you innocent ; but, but in order to convince
me of it, write to your wife (who is said to have
been a witness to the transaction) tho letter 1
am about to dictate to you :
" My dear wife I beg of you to give the
bearer of ibis letter tho sum, which, about a
fortnight ago, you saw Mr. Fraiiklio-'.rt confide
to my care. 1 am about to restore it to him."
All resistance was in vain. The letter was
written and was closely examined by thu magis.
trate, to see that tho letter contained the preced
ing words, and no other.
In a very short space of ti.ne tho messenger
returned with the sum of money which Mr.
Frankheiirt had confided to his faithless friend.
Tho latter, convicted of dishonesty, threw
himself on his knees before tho magistrate, w ho
reprimanded him most severely, and, to increase
his shame and confusion, called in Mr. i rank
heart, the friend ho had treated so basely.
Of course the culprit could offer no excuse.
The money was restored to its owner, who was
advised by tho magistrate to bo more cautious
A minister in Boston, tho other day, in
urging his hearers to enlist said, " I'll enlist
now ; nfter you receive the benediction, that
will be tho proper time to enroll yourselves
under your country's flag." Ho did it, too,
and speedily found his namo at tho head of
sixteen men. Another minister in Newton Mass.
placed his name upon tho enlistment roll, and
then rnado tho following appeal to tho nssem
blago:"A tho servant of my Divine Master
I do not call upon you to go, but I say unto
Tim Juo. The jug is a most singular uten
sil. A pail, tumbler or decanter tan be rinsed
and you may satisfy yourself by optical proof,
that it is clean ; but the jug has but a little
hole in tho top, and the interior is nil dark
ness. No eye penetrates it ; no hand moves
the surface. You can clean it only by putting
it! water, shaking it up and pouring it out.
If tho water comes out clean, you judge you
havo succeeded in cleaning thd jug, and riV
'ri. Ilei.ce tho jug is like the human heart.
No mortal can ever look into its recesses, and
you can judge only
of it purity by what
l;ti f.-otn it.
From the urgent and unceasing request of the
writer, wo havo concluded to give tho following
communication an airing. We disclaim all par.
tieipation or responsibility in any manner. The
writer seeming sanguine that such things ought
to be made public, he alono is responsible. As
to tho merits or demerits of tho caso we leave
our readers to judge :
Salkm, Okkuon, Sept. 27, 1802.
Gentle readers of tho Statu Kkpubuca : Im
agine yourselves on a trip to tho Coast some six
years ago, upon tho topmost bind of tho low
range of mountains that divido Umpqua and
Willametto valleys from the placid but mighti
est of deep waters. On the topmost moss-clad
rock wo spread our blankets on a bed of leaves
to rest ourselves thereon for tho night, while ap
parently the sun was dipping his topmost limb
in tho blue waters of tho mighty Pacific, and the
moon, with its silvery light, lighting tho shaded
sides of tho mountain east. We laid us on our
bed 'neath tho boughs of a fir, with thoughts
not unliko St. John when ho said God is love.
But iiiethinks in the small hours of tho night,
in the mist and fog) beneath through some low
mountain gap tho viper camo to mar the peace
of the coast country. Beyond perchance might
bo from ocean came, but what beyond, wo here,
tho people, say ho camo to rob tho people of their
Our jornoy lay along a bridle path the whole
day ; tho blue whortleberry, the red huckleberry,
and Oregon grapo bestrewed our path without
bounds ; tho elk, tho deer, tho moose, were plen
ty ; tho fountain at our right, (hat had its rise
'neath our mossy rock, coursed its way to Coos
river and Coos Bay, over sand stono, quartz and
clay. On arriving at tho l iver at tho head of
navigation, tho people informed us that wo were
some thirty miles from Enipiio City abovo ty
navigation on tho river; 10 miles to tho North
Fork which was navigable 10 miles up it, there
being iron, and coal and gold in tho vicinity, and
timber of excellent quality for sawing nnd ship,
ping, such ns myrtle, maple, cedar, and fir ; that
it was some 3S miles by water to tho bar, with
some six or eight navigable- sloughs, from eight
to fixteen miles in length, with moro than an
equal number of from two to six miles in length,
all suflieieut to float a small steamboat, with
spots of excellent land surrounding a beautiful
Bay, a safo harbor, and eventually would boa
splendid country. Tho people wcro generally
courteous aud hospitable. Tlio common converse
held among the people was relative to the Indian
War, polities, and general news.
It seemed that a Government official, in some
way connected with tho East Port Coal Bank,
had made purchase of said Coal Bank Firm an
enormous lighter kept to lighter down coal to
vessels, and valueless to all other persons, at the
round sum of niuo hundred dollars, and used it
a day or two and finally sold tho samo to the said
Firm for forty livo dollars. Speck wo thought,
if not specked. Thoso things being enacted we
thought that might form tho basis ofa fund that
might euablo the actors to steal tho frnnchiso of
the people as thu sequel proved. Melhought I
could seo tho viper in it. Dear reader, pardon
mo for passing over events to tho present time,
'C'J. An ollieial figuring then has recently par
ticipated in a forgery of conventional credentials
and got a seat in tho Union Stato Convention
held in Eugeno last Spring. Tho particular
names 1 now propose to give.
Tho precinct ol Coos liiver, Coos county Ore-
gon, held n Union Convention on tho 2'21 ol
March, 18G-2, which was attended by nearly all
tho voters of said precinct, and A. C. Kogersnnd
A. B. Collver were chosen to represent said pre
cinct in a Union County Convention held March
2!Hh, fir tho purpose o'f electing a delegate to
the Union S;at0 Convention, held in Eugeno
cny ivpru via inuv, lor tno purpose ol iiomin.l
ting Slalo officers and member of Congress.
Said county convention when organized was
composed of seven members. Said convention
organized by electing Goorgo Catnmoti Chairman
and Win. N. Driden Secretary. Thomas D.
Winchester was first put in nomination for said
delegate by' B. F. Koss, seconded by Wm. S.
Driden, both of Empire precinct, he receiving 2
(tho abovo named gentlemen's votes) and 4
against him. S. D. lieed was put in nomination
by A. C. lingers, seconded by Esquire Davis of
Coqucll precinct. Ho got 4 votes for delegate
3 voting ngain-tt. IS. D. lteed was declared elect
ed unanimous. While the Secretary wa9 writ
ing, signing and backing to S. D. lieed ft copy
of the minutes of tho convention as his (Ueeds)
credentials, Thomas D. Winchester entered,
looked over tho shoulder of tho Secretary, and
walked out. The Secretary delivered said ere
dentials to A. P. Decuse, to deliver to S. D.
lieed. Tho Chair (Georgo Caminon) moved
that the convention adjourn sine (i'c-seconded by
nearly all, carried by all. Tho cx Chairman,
Georgo Caminon, and ox .Secret iry, Wm. S. Dri
den followed Thomas D. Winchester to his houso
and did forgo credentials in nearly the samo
words of tho genuine. f. D. lieed started for
Eugene, thinking that ho had lime to get there,
but owing to inclement weather and feeble health
he turned back nnd sent B. J. Pengra his proxy.
Now, they forgii g he presenting got a seat
under this forgery, thereby becoming a forger,
stealing tho fr.uichiso of the people, thereby be
coming a thirf, seceding from his professod prin
ciplcs in act, revolting against bis Government,
denying tho people the right to rule.
Al.HlLO B. Collvik.
Good Uiles oa All. Profane language
is abominable. Ioudhughing is impolite. In
quisitivetisss is offensive. Slandering is devilish,
l-noraiico is disgmuful, and laziness is shame
ful. Avoid ail tho above vici and aim at
usefulness. Ntvtr.lo ashamed of lu iiost labor.
K'-'p "'- 1 rv.upiti'-.