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THE JS T ATE RE V I BL I C AX .
"iSTStriffg'le of to-day is not altogether for
to-day, it is for the vast future also."
EUGENE CITY. OCTOBER 11. 1862.
While wo are pitying the Hindoos, and the in
habitants of the South Sea Islands to such an cx
tent that we send off missionaries to them, at a
great cost of life and treasure, to let them know
that we are so much better off with our ono GoJ,
than they are with their many gods albeit we
still insist on having threo heads to ours it does
not seem to occur to us that we are, in spirit,
if not in extent, just as much idol-worshipers as
our heathen friends are, on the yonder side of
the planet. Whereas they set up little blocks of
gold curiously wrought, and carved, and offer
to them the incenso of truly grateful hearts ;
we pay exactly tho same devotion (yet with less
honesty of purpose) to exactly tho Siine metal,
the only difference between their and our gods
being in the general size and shapo of thom ;
they putting theirs in the shape of men, animals,
birds, and reptiles and we coining ours into
what we call money.
The American people must have an idol to
worship. It doesn't much matter what it is, so
that it appears to answer for tho time the popu
Now McClellan comes up for idol-worship,
and now it is Stanton. We go all ono way to
day, and all another way to-morrow. Wo stand
in want of nothing so much in this world as bal
last stability. Our judgments are thus impuls
ive, conflicting, flighty, and continually putting
us to shame and confusion of face, simply because
we do not take tho troublo to look into character
for ourselves, but jump at conclusions, and jump
away from them again, as fast as our nervous
inclinations lead. This is one of the leading rea
sons why our leading men are so topling and u:i
steady as they are ; but get themselves up just
to meet tho popular demand, and not on any
firm and fixed principles of growth of character
whatever. They are but the pro J net of the ag? ;
they look into tho public judgment as a man
would look into his own mirror.
Look at the case of Fremont ; ono day almost
a god, intellect, will, heart-every thing was what
it should be ; the next day deposed from com
mand, and as it were, partially disgraced by his
own government, even those who once covered
him with unstinted praises, decline to say a
word ono poor, paltry syllable in his defense.
Fremont certainly can have no less capacity now
than he onco had ; and if he received such un
bounded confidence from the people, only a little
time ago, on account of their acquaintance with
the worth of his character, it cannot bo that his
character is less of a possession to him or them
now than it was then. But no ; the mischief
was just here the former adulation was only
factitious and partisan ; to feed a temporary ex.
citemcnt for a temporary purpose, and to an
wcr a need for offering worship, just at that mo
ment, to somebody.
All such idols have their day ; and they inva
riably live long enough to feel sorry, if they do
not feel ashamed that they suffered themselves
to be used by the crowd, or, tho selfish leaders
of tho crowd, for ends that never centered in
themselves at all. And this is tho experience
they gain ; tho good it docs them is to be set
down to their own profit, and they are to con
sider that they havo got just so much growth in
consequence, but, seeing how tho folly works
once, it would naturally bo supposed that they
would give such temptations rather a wide berth
the next time ; events declare pretty undeniably
however, that they are about as silly gulls the
second time as tho first. And thoy oftentimes
get no well fixed, firm, and well anchored ex
perience, while life on this planet lasts them.
What peculiarity predisposes us as a people
to these habits of idolatry, is tho fact patent to
all beholders, that we aro as ficklo as tho spring
winds, and aro blown about by almost every
breath of opinion. Some things we never will
concede, and others we take on trust, without
even being requested. Our common judgment
has become paralyzed, or clso it has" never yet
jeeoived development at all. Whichever it is,
it requires immediate and closo attention. Chil
dren might reasonably laugh at us, were wo to
give them the real grounds of our likes and dis
likes, and especially tho former. In point of
fact, we could not ourselves tell, half tho time
w hy we- were such adorers of this person, and
why wo offered such unstinted praises to that.
We require to have clearer perceptions and
clearer judgments. Wo should not lavish our
professions of love upon persons, until they have
actually earned tho right to enjoy and retain it.
It is this senseless thoughtlessness and haste that
causes all our trouble. Tho popular estimate
has played such silly pranks, that even they who
aro getting the present fruits of its favor put no
faith in its permanency, and thus do their part
toward bringing it into contempt and dishonor.
We are not, as a people, serious enough in our
Aims ; not that we require to become any more
so, considered from the fortunemaking point of
view, but we trifle, we boast, we banter, when
we should reflect ; we are like spoiled children
that do not know what they do want, and so
handle everything within their roach in a day.
Such elements arc not going to advance the na
tional character, or build us up influence abroad
at all worthy cf tho opportunities which Heaven
lias so generously endowed us with,
uess of judgment with as much of a disideratum
as steadfastness of purpose and aim. e must
take more ballast aboard, and learn at the same
time to consult our own compasses, and steer
our own rudders. Self reliance, cool disppsslon
ato judgment, self control not rely on others,
to think for us, but thiuk for ourselves, net for
ourselves, and rely on reason strengthened by
a close study of Human Nature.
Oregon State Fair.
The State Fair commenced at the Marion
County Fair Ground, a mile northeast of Salem,
oh Tuesday the 30th ult., and closed on Friday
the 3d inst The Fair ground is a loll" narrow
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str.pof about fifty acres, niolosed with a high
board fence, with a milo racetrack at one end,
and a large wooden building or " pavilion at
the other end. Next to the entrance at tho north
end is a grove of small oaks, covering about ten
acres. This space was densely crowded with
wagons and carriages, and their occupants, camp
ing on the ground, in tho rain, for all the beds in
and near Salem, were engaged.
Tho exhibition of horses and cattle was good,
and, considering tho disagreeable weather and
the unfavorable condition of the roads, tho stock
department generally was well represented.
The ladies' department contained many fine
specimens of needlo work, and other fancy fixings
too numerous to mention. Also various sam
ples of jellies and little nick Hacks, which, if they
are only half as palatable to the taste as they
were pleasing to the eye, would be splendid
tnuckamuck. Of home manufactured articles
the display was rather slim, but all that could be
expected ot a people who havo depended or.
foreign manufactories so long that they can't
make a broom stick or an ax handle until poverty
drives them to it. Considering the very unfav
orable condition of the weather for the rain
poured down in torrents each day tho Fair was
quite a success, but still it must be admitted mat
the great throng of people, wagons, carriages and
horses that crowded promiscuously over tho Fair
, .. i .,, i ,i,.,,,i, i, .,,,,,1 t.T. ,,ri
b'""""l i c
from there each day, constituted the main feat
ure of the show.
Census Returns. From an abstract of the
census as returned bv tho U. S. Marshal in 1S0C
and on file in the ofliee of the Secretary of State,
it appears that the population of Oregon is o2,
SSS. Of this number 31, U40 aro males, 19,42
females, and 90S are put d wn as " colored,''
French half-breeds. Chinamen, and negroes. Of
those put down as colored, Marion county has
583, which is considerably more than halt" of all
that class of population in tho entire State, and
must mean French half-breeds, as tin-re are cer
taiuly but few negroes in that county. Jose
pliino has 150, mostly Chinamen. Marion coun
ty, the most populous in tho State, has a popu
lation of 7,130; Linn county comes next, with
a population of 0,752; Lano next, with 4,782;
Multnhmah next, with 4,153.
Some of the bills from tho Legislature have
ths name of this county marked " I'liion." A
good name, but there are probably as many bad
things in the world called by that name as there
are bad men called by the nanio which the coun
ty now bears. There is but little difference in
names, except that those are the best which are
the easiest spoken and written, for all names are
sometimes applied to bad as well as good ob
jects. Changing tho name ot a county is a bin
of expense to its people, dertroys the value of
maps, etc., which is sufficient reason why the
Legislature should find more useful employment.
Tub news this week seems unimportant, yet
there is a feature in it which will make the heart
of every truly loyal man beat quick with pleas
urablo emotion, when it is known that our new
recruits are fast being brought into line, and
express a strong desiro to be brought before the
enemies of their country, who can doubt that our
country is safe? Tho Richmond Examiner says
it will bo impossible for the Confederate Army
to be wintered in Virginia, as that State is but
desert wilderness." They must transfer the
war to Northern soil or disband their armies.
This concession from the leading rebel paper,
speaks volumes ior tho Union cause.
Tub CoLLEtiB. what has gone with
petitions to the Legislature m relation to lo
eating the Agricultural College. Our members
are waiting to receive them, or some favorable
proposition from this County, and will not
venture to bring tho matter up until they d,
as they expect favorable propositions to be
made by other Counties which will be con- 'gallant oilieers and men under mm, ior meir
sidcrcd if there is none from this County. ( distinguished gallantry in expelling the rebel
, , jarmy torn Maryland.
Philip Ritz, has laid on our table his j Chicago, Oct. 1. A letter from Fort Amber
descriptive Catalogue of fruits and ornanuntal crombie, Sept. 22 1, says : " For four weeks we
shrubbery, Mr. R. has one of the finest nurse have been surrounded ly large bands of Indians.
" ... , . ITl..n- h;iv made two attacks already. Ha.f
net on this coast, ins larm is near torxai.is
Oregon. Persons in this vicinity wanting to
procure any of hi shrubbery can do so by
aprdvinu to Mr J O. Grav, cf this Citv. j
MoTTha been elected Del sate to Congress
from Neva It Territory.
j Ij A T E S T EASTERN
Fortress Monroe, Sept. 30. Tho Charleston
Mercury of September 25. says, there aro
grounds for believing that the enemy are
sending heavy reinforcements to Hilton Head,
and along tho shores of Broad Hirer, Piuk
ney Island is now occupied by a largo body
Tho Richmond Examiner of September 20.
says, Bragg with ten thousand men is at Glas
gow Junction, and that Rousseau has gone to
The Nashville Union rejrards tho defeat of
Bragg as certain und says there are two hun
t jred thouand Federal troops between Nashville
t r .t. - ..l. .
u'geou uenerai Jiooro reports mu uumuci
'of sick and wounded received at the Richmond
hospit;lIs ginco thoir 0 niz,ltion ftt lliut v-nine
I thousand. Of this number l,S0O have been
furloughed, and seven thousand six hundred oil" all tho cattle ; tho Red La';e Indians, howev
died. or interfered, and tho cattle wore returned."
A biJl passed tho Confederate Congress au m , T.,,i! proM tt S.-nt 2Sthavs: A
thorizing tho Secretary of the Treasury to issue
copper coins of the denomination of five, ten
ana twenty-tivo cents, to tio amount oi live
Fortress Monroe. Sent. 29. An army ofiiccr
irom omioiK reports irus r. m., an quiet in
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that quarter and says no immediate attack is
arnrehetided from the rebels for the present.
Washington, Sept. 30. The following official
report has been received by General llullec-k :
"At South Mountain our loss was 4 l:J killed.
1,800 wounded, and TO missing; at Antiatem
our killed numbered 2,010; wounded, 9.41G ;
missing, 1,0-14. Major Davis, Assistant Inspect
or General, who superintended the burial of the
dead, reports that 3,000 rebels were buried upon
the field ot Antietam by our troops. Previous
to this, however, the rebels buried many of their
own dead on a distant part of the battle field,
which they occupied utter tho battle probably
500 in number. The loss of the rebels at South
Mountain cannot be ascertained with accuracy,
but as our troops drove them fiom the com
mencement of tho action, and as a much greater
number of their dead was seen on tho field than
our own, it is not unreasonable to suppose their
as greater than ours. Estimating their
i kiIoJ at -joO in that fight, the total number of
! rebels killed in the two battles would be 4,000.
'According to the rates of our own killed and
wounded, this wouldiuake their loss in wouud-
ed, 13,700. As nearly as can bo determined,
the number of prisoners taken by our troops in
I the two battles was at least 5,000. O;' these
j 1,200 was wounded. This makes the rebel loss
in Killed, wounded and prisoners, zo.a. it
will bo observed that this does uot include strag
glers, tho number of whom is said to be very
largo. It may be safely concluded that tho rebel
army lost at least 30,000 of their best troops
from tho time our troops first encountered thorn
in Maryland until they were driven back into
Virginia. We captured 13 guns, 7 caissons, 9
limbers, and two field forges, Leside 39 colors,
one signal flag. We have not lost a single gun
or color. On tho battle field of Antietam
fourteen thousand small arms were collected,
b. side a largo number carried offby citizens.
At South Mountain no collection of small
arms was made, owing to tho haste of the
pursuit from that point.
Baltimore, Sept. 30. A Sharpsburg, letter
to the American says: Harper's Ferry is now
held in large force by our troops, and is
evidently regarded an important point by the
Army of the Potomac. All indications bespeak
renewed activity on the part of the army.
Philadelphia, Sept. 30. The Washington
corespondent of the Inquirer says it is ru
mored that the reason of the existing quietude
in tho army of the Potomac is that Commis
sioners are on the way from the Confederate
Congress to propose terms for peace. They
are said to be something like the following.
The loyal States to take all the Territories,
Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland,
and make them free or slave as may best
please them; the cottou States to have a Con
gress of their own to regulate their own do
mestic affairs only, in all other things to be
again as one inseparable people for defensive
and offensive operations against other countries
to be in unity in matters of postage rnJ
revenue service the samo as heretofore; they
pledge themselves to return all Government
property as they found it; they, in addition
to a separate Congress to regulate their pe
culiar institutions, to be permitted Senators, and
Representatives in our Congress in such num-
bers as tneir w nue population emmcs mem to.
Chicago, Oct. 1. Tho rumor that rebel
Commisioncrs are on the way from Richmond
to treat for peace is probably entir.-ly
sensational, and w as telegraphed you by mistake.
New York, Sept. 30. A Washington letter
to the Commercial, dated the 29, states tint
twenty-seven thousand troops have le.t the
Tie Washington Star of September 9, reports
areconnoissancaeto Warreuton Junction without
city, but thofr destination is not stated.
fmdiiir any siiiiis of tho enemv. h doubts the
that leo is making serious movemouts to re-
cross into Maryland, and says twenty thousand
troops left A aslnngton last night in one diree
tion, and another body iu another dircctiou.
Cincinnati, Sept. 30. Gen. Morgan left Cum
berland Gap about two weeks ago with all his
forces. He is supposed to bo marching in a
northeasterly direction, which will lead him to i
strike Ohio somew here about i onsmouui. i ic i
brought away all his artilery and stores and
blocked up the Gap so as to render it im-
Annapols, Sept. 30. Governor Bradford to
dav issued a proclamation tendering his earnest :
anJ hearty thauks to Gcnjal McClellan and the
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. nQW gono 0
gpt ,ssisUnce from ti,0 Yanetons. Some days
;tlce they came within a hundred yards of the
Fort, and drove off 250 head of cattle and horses. 1
Four Java later they made a tierce attack, lhe
fn - ht lasted two hours, when the Indians with-
takin? all their deal .vij wounded. At
o'clock in the morning the pickets discovered
their approach in large numbers. Spreading out
they soon completely surrounded the Fort, at
tacking it from tour sides. Tho numbers en
gaged are variously estimated at from 400 to
000. Tho fight lasted live hours. Tho loss of
the enemy must have been great, tho lire from
the howitzers telling with terrible effect. In their
retreat they carried oil their dead. The inhabit
ants of the towns of Breckinridge, Evansvillo,
Georgetown, Pomme do Tcrro and Chippawa
havo left, and the whole country for 200 miles
is deserted. It has been nearly five weeks since
a mail arrived at the lort, and but one messen
ger came through from St. Cloud. Tho mail
carrier between "Georgetown and Pembina re
I ports that the Red Lake Indians show no signs
, i. . i" .. . i. i r.AA 1
; ot Hostility yet. x or a woe some i.uw mumus
; and half-breeds have been gathered at Grand
Forks, the place selected for tho treaty. Be
!Comin" dissatisfied, tho Pembina Indians drove
I party 0( yinncl
i 0,. e,,j m SJttle
at. I aul
bairoes made an attack on the
emeiit south side of north fork
of Wautouman, near .Medelia, and killed nine
persons. This new outbreak is followed by a
I stampede of tho remaining settlers in that viein
. - .
it v. A body ot mounted men nave been sent in
pursuit of the Indians. It was believed they
would bo overtaken and punished. Col. Sibly's
report of tho battle near YN ood Lake says a
severe chastisemaut was inflicted on the Indians,
! and so far subdued their ardor that they sent a
flag of truce into the camp to stato that they are
not strong enough to light ns, and desired peace.
Cairo, Oct. 1. There has been no arrival
from Memphis for twenty-four hours. Appre
(tensions aro felt that the guerrillas aro at work
again. That they swarm on tho banks of the
river between here and Memphis is well known.
Appearances seem to indicati a battle at Bolivar
Teun., before long. General Grant's headquar
ters have been removed to Jackson.
Washington, Sept. 30. Exchanged prisoners
who lately arrived here from the rebel Capital,
represent that there is the most monstrous lying
among the Confederate journals. There is among
the masses a truthful impression as to tho bat
tie of Antiatem, and consequently general de
pression among the citizens.
Oct. 1. A spec al to the New Yol k papers
says: ' We have the authority of a gentleman
one of Gen. Butler's stuff for saying that Butler
has already organized three regiments of Louisi
anians one white, ai.d two not so white.
New York, Oct. 1. The N. Y. Herald's
Washington correspondent says it is understood
that EU Thayer's new appointment as Military
Governor of Florida, is with a view to enable
him, and those acting with him to carry out their
scheme for tho introduction to Southern States
of a white population.
Chicago, Oct. 1. The following is from the
Louisville Journal of Sept. 30 :
Col. Keiinctt, in command of the Federal
cavalry at Elizabethtowu, had a skirmish with
tho llnrd Geor. la cavalrv. and succeeded in
capturing the entire regiment. There was no
information as to the casualties on either side.
A gentleman who has opportunities of possess
ing information as to the movements of tho en
emy, informs us that tho w hole number of rebel
troops in Kentucky is sevnet v-eiht thousand.
including 9,000 recruits, who joined
since they entered the State.
Louisville, )et. 1.
A lanje portion of Buvll's
army moved toward the interior of Kentucky,
in several columns, and over different roads.
The Democrat is informed of a skirmish be
tween our troops and the rebels last evening, in
which the Federals were successful.
Washington. Oct. 1. A Port Roval letter,
dated S,-pt" 2d, says tile rebel steamer Nashville i
is penned up i:i O-echeo river, with no chancel
of escape. Her late chief officer has been cap-1
The streets in Charleston are defended by rifle
Iia It.if -Ktriiofo1 lif rvilta fin I:iff I
etc' There arc also three gunboats in the harbor.
Every one seems to think the cit v will be attack-
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i I,,. t.it-ois i-ia npfn rn wt, ,n t v in
creased at Port Royal .-md vicinity
of tho troops is excellent.
Tho Fingal ram is nearly completed at Sa
vannah. New York, Oct. 1. The statement that Sigel
has resigned or is about to do so is denounced as
a mischievous falsehood.
yvra Cruz dates oi Sept. 19th say the French
j iavo t,1jiell possession cf La Solidad. The tv-
phoid fever is raging in Vera Cruz.
Washington, Oct. 1. There aro about 18,000 ,'
patients in the hospitals here.
Secretary Stanton has appointed Simeon Dra
per of N. Y., Povost Marshal General of the
War Department, a new office created a few
Wash;;: "ton. Oct. 2. D. D. Porter has been
appointed to command all the naval forces on
fhe Miss.ssipp river 1 he force under bis orders,
' vesscls g""9. "'1 !"f I !" 'li??' "
was ever beiore under tne comm.ma oi anv
United States naval officer. His squadron will
be distinct in every way from that of Admiral
Farragut, who still commands the Wcrtern
Gulf squadron-headquarters being at Pensacola.
Wb would remind our readers, that the first
Vol. of the Rettblicax will close with tho
month o December, and all who have been
receiving it from the commencement and fail
to pay up before that time will bo charged
four dollars, and twenty-five per cent interest
till paid. Bring on your wheat, oats, beans
anvthinj that is marketable. We take legal
tender notes at par.
Tub California State Fair was held at Sacra
mento on the same days as the Oregon Fair, and
the papers pronounce it a grand success.
Tub steamer Union, from Oregon City (first !
boat of the season) arrived at Salem on Friday !
3J injt ? a;lJ Peturned lhc ncxt morning loaded
with passengers from the State Fair,
A Yankkb has just invented a su-pender
that so contracts on your approa
aeh to water,
ruddle it lifts
that the moment veil come to a
you over, an 1 d:vps you ta the opposite siJe.
Salem, Monday, Sept. 29, 1802.
HOUSE. The following bills passed : Bills
for tho relief of II. Camman, H. G. Blake and
John Fullerton. Tho object of these- bills was
to release tho above named persons, cxTreas-"
urers of Douglas, Coos and Curry counties, from
the payment of the penalty the law requires
where the county fails to pay over tho State tax
befbro the first of February, they having shown
that their failure to do so was on account of una
An act to create a Fifth Judicial District bo
ing on its third reading, Mr. Dufur moved that
bill be indefinitely postponed. Mr. Dufur said i
I made this motion because I am opposed to
this bill. Tho people of this Stato are already
burdened with taxes for tho support of the Stato
and National Government. Our penitentiary
needs repairing or rebuilding ; our insane paup
ers must bo provided for according to an act
just passed ; our new code is to be printed, and
tho amount ot our expenses, before tho couveri
ing of the next Legislature, will crowd close up
on the heels of threo hundred thousand dollars.
Messrs. Moores, Ilumason, Fay, and Mallory,
opposed tho motion to postpone, and spoke in
favor ot tho bill.
Mr. Gillette opposed the bill. He said : Gen
tlenieu have not convinced mo that this new
district is necessary. I cannot see why three
udges would not be able to do all the business
of this valley, and let the other reside east of the
mountains. In Ohio there is only ono judge to
over one hundred thousand inhabitants, and why
do we need five judges with fifty-two thousand.
Tho motion to postpone was lost, and the bill
Tuesday, Sept. 30.
HOUSE. Mr. Gillette presented tho bienni
al report of the Columbia River Pilot Commis
sioners, which was referred to Committee on
An act regulating tho rights of miners and
farmers in mining districts, passed the House.
This act provides that persons discovering mines
on farms or ranches in mining districts, shall
have the right to work the same by paying dam
ages, provided such lands have not been patented
to the occupant by the United States Govern
SENATE. The Governor returned the bill
requiring all claimants to take tho oath of allegi
ance, and if required to furnish additional evi
donee of loyalty, before drawing money from
the Treasury, to tho Senate, with the following,
Gentlemen of the Senate: I herewith return
Senate bill No. 7, with my objection to one pro
vision thereof. I have no objection to the main
feature of tho bill ; but do not approve of that
part which provides that the Secretary of State
may, if he deem it necessary, call upon claimants
for tho production of other evidence of their fidel
i t y to tho United States and to this State. Nor
do 1 approve of that provision which allows tho
secretary to reject eiaMivs if proof to hi3 satisfao
lion is not procured..
A person, through malicious motives, may
unknown to the claimant,-go to the Secretary of
State and prejudice his mind against a low I
citizen having a just claim against, the IStirre,
which would lead to the production of additional
testimony. It is a disgrace to bo suspected of
disloyalty and the suspicion resting upon any
man of whom the Secretary had rcouired addi
tional proof, would degrade him in the estimation
, ot loyal men, not Having a lull knowledge of tho
It places the Secretary of State in an unenvi
' able position when he is to say to one man, I sus
pect your loyalty, and to another, I do not.
1 lie secretary ot atate is a ministerial and not
ja judicial ofiiccr. The decision of a question as
j to whether a man i-s entitled to a claim against
the State, when his lovalty is at Ustie, is a iudi
i cial question involving a knowledge of law and
j tlie rules ot evidence w inch should not be passed
! upon by a ministerial ollicer, without tho right
"PI'; ?il3 "i" Provides no right of appeal
lro ' .' "..s.on c.t me secretary ot atate, and
under It a IovjiI citt7n nnrht l.-m. mof d-iini
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' un sustain a greater has that of his character
Governor of Oregon.
Executive Oftick, Sept. 29, 1802.
After considerable discussion, Messrs. Mo
Bride, Mitchell, Bowlby, and Holtou speaking,
in favor of the bill, and Messrs. Drew and Kel
ly against it, the bill was passed over the Gov
ernors veto twelve members voting for it and
four azainst it. No other business ot importance-
j except tho reading of the code.
Sax Francisco, Oct. 3J, 1802.
Sin : Enclosed 1 send you a copy ot an order
this day received from Brigadier General G.
Wright, commanding Department of the Pacific,
in relation to treasonable newspapers.
You will obey the instructions contained ii
said Order, notifying the Postmasters and Ex
press companies in your vicinity of the same, and
report to this offue any departure from its re
quirements, that the same maybe immediately
attended to. Very respectfully,
S. II. Parkeb, P. M.
Postmaster, Eugene City, Ogn.
Headquarters Department or Pacific, )'
Sax Fraxcisco, Oct. 3d, 1802. J
Sir : I have to request that you will give in
structions excluding the following named news
papers from the United States Mails and Post
Offices, also prohibiting their transmission by
any Express Agency or Company, viz: " Thr
Albany Inguirer" Albany, Oregon ; M The
Democratic Jiegiifcr" Eugene Citv, Oregon j
" The livening Advertiser ," Portland, Oregon.
Very Respectfully, Your Obt. Svt,
Brig. Genl. U. S. Army, Cotumdg.
S. II. Parker, P. M., San Francisco.
Stratma!cSj Co., of San Francisco have sent
us large files of late Eastern papers for which
thT have our thanks. They are the most ex-
tensive newspaper dealers on this coast, you
can get any paper that is published in the
world, by sending to them.
"Will you open the services ?"' asked the-
, deacon of an oysterman who was dozing away
'near the altar.' "No." said he. half wakinz
14 1 have no knife."