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ccNTiNtT.u nit: rA.'K l. j
nu-vre clouded -m the unsts'of tricrcilct
Wraith. - ,
Not a TouMcji sttrrrdyuol" a fonn ad
Nay, the. Preacher, with-, the vvhite crn
Tit, and routit!,-tiiicJ:o:h fm-c, ot' seen rc
tfeatins tlnvm the niilnit j-ler.'ltisaiiullt-tl
cr fnli-rnl i:i Ui.it V.rr. u Mr !-n Jiml :
not rerogiiiM-tr wh.'ti rt ran.trom-unitjiinl !
by Uly and ovrrrj,slricU-u form, '
winch now he kiitfvr. out Know ju Irano-"
inry came ; yr, Riming P,lp aisieanu , ince.- r.xcejHing, wcjiresumr, uio ujju
np the pulpit iti-p--, yes, the ravgfed nod thtsfaccortlic earth, gcuerally known as
hungry poor, who- lidri tcf iT'hfildenaway I volcanic eruplions.
in lbetl.irk rorner5,nr led naglecU-d'withouL S.ime mischievous wgs one night pulled
the door. They came ; here a widow with j down a. lurrrcr's sign, and put it over z law
wan features and .fftjd apj-arel ; there an , y it's-door; in the morning it read "All sorts
orphan, iiubrutrd hy -neglect into a hideous 0 jnrning andtvilin; done here."
image of precocious cri ne ; and (reading at J. "Never put off -till to-morrow what you
the orphan's heck a halnakcd-Itntir,whce can do to-day,' said an advising mother to
fliiltcriacra'Ak'fJiide,.t!T mira!lo ' her child.
'o.rtilutjiird'by-insea'cc, and blotched with ' Well, then, mamma, let ns cat the
his leprosy ' j cranberry pic that's in the safe," was the
Th-y Camr ; the po ir.imnanifoJd shapes child' precocious reply.
of want, and the Face smiled ou them and &CMJe A long ladder leaning against n
nill Z? " , ' -.u ! fcoH, a nigeer at the top, and a hog rub-
1-hc congregation murmured with stir-1 bl,' fj:mscf againl lhe foot of j, G'way,
pme-diust. That stnmjjc grpun in the Vay. d maWns mlschief.J,
pulpit J i hat Facb encircled b". the hag " ' , ... ,-, ,
gaYd forms of want, ragsand leprosy; pol The Burlington Free Press thinks (hat
eiiv. ind despair spreading around it it hC bcsl 0 Sct uPa "& b " to
shone above the marble pulpit. The con , bxiy a S? ham ;
trast was wonderful ! "Why is an intoxicated yonng man, who
An4 yet, ven a the rich congregation s to become the inheritor of his father's es
lookedand hnshed their broili, a change tale, like a certain 4tind of stoye! He is
a wonderful came over the scene. The , an "er l&nl (ar li$ht.)
Facc shone down npon tht? poverty and . We find the following "arithmetical"
-raps, and shone it' all away! Shone the" toast, by a .schoolmaster, in one of our ex
suffering from the widow's face, the crinw j change papers: The" air daughters of
'from the orphan's eyes; shone into nothing- .
noss me rags ana wo, and bantised
forehead with its
And all the
corner, behold the Preiicher, frightened at !
Ibe'love of that Face, and trying to defend '
fa eye from its light, byurroumling him-
sett with a Uarncane ot souhd theoJogica!
wmks. He bnilds the
haste. How the
musty old volumes come
frnm 1'ior flulintr 'lilan.c nnii hiitn f n!ra
....... ...t ...w... .v,u..., w 4BUC
tMlarier between the Preacher and the
light of thatdivine Face. Rare books these,
unbounded rays! i iable accomplishments by sweetness' of tern-
while, far bark in vonder Der. divide time bv sociarbTHtv and ornnn.
4 uuo, in me rreacner-s nanus iney raise a
. j il. n i. .-,.. . '
fbrmidable wall, an iron barrier against the
lisjlit of those di-ine eyes.
juook, my inenus , me ivian oi tne worid
i.l i.;.;n . r.iu.,rl, Tl,... t,,..u
the wall,ogcther-the Face frightens them !
,-lifeh nd higher, pi, g Theology and
Xtvttnhysrc on eh other, and 'hlhnV the ,
mall anpcafwrM with tra.ls. j
J he ork is done.
in- J'rochex, built '
gloaming even through lb barrier? nd
t. .- -. . i.i fi,2 :i it, . Pw,Zt,..rv ;
fhoo'.ing its sudden fire into the Preacher's
4Xbrd, Lord !w he sJirjpks, Vitli 4 frantic
ky, A he Iramplcs (he mQs-ty volumes in
tfer foot, and fcela the tears rain from his
y; ord ot last 1 know thee, and do.
Then, rising above lhe pulpit, his form
floalKig oti waves of golden air, appears lhe
- Stbancer, his brow bathed-" fn Jight", his
eyos of dep, unfirthotnable. beauty, shining
love in" every heart, while the voice from
)iis lips breaks like mu.-ic from lhe -Throne
aTnE Spirit or JeuovAn imton me to
rKBACH GOOD TIDWJs TO THE POOR."
How liko mirf before the morning
breeze the whole eccne rushcsTrora our
new ! '
Brother Zebulon passed his hands over
his eyes ; he looked around ! There was
XhB gorgeous Churrh, glittering with fashion
and oeauty; Unrre the crowded pews, pack
ed with the forms of wealth ; and in the
purpil calm and .erect, no fear on his face,
glcoJ the Preacher, the sunset ray upon his
brow, all seeming sanctity centered in his
round, unctious visage.
"Brother Branwell," whipried a Bank
Director, who occupid the next pew, you
injss'd tho best part of the sermon; yoy've
been sleeping; b sad fault in Cfrerch, broth
TJe apaihetic. wonder impressed on brolh-
swell's fare, wes vou ndidulouetd be"
Wht ! what .H' he gnspvd. Hasn't
Iherebern nq p K)r pilgrims here ? Didn'f
our Pieochcr build a wall of books in yon
der corner 1 Wasn't the Devthal is, a
singular Sitanic personage, iiere in mv
pew? Hey?- You Jon't mean to say
The Bank Director liughed all o cr his
''You're been dreaming.' Bad in the
afiernoon, after a heavy dinner. And you
inijsteoMhe besl parttjf the sermon; bull
see they are gbing to sing the last hymn."
"L-I.us unite in praise!" -exclaimed the
Preacher, standing erect in thelighlof the
betting sun. Let us 6ing to the prnise of
Cod in the following beautiful" and apjum-j
priate h'mn .
Asha-nrtl of Jesuccn it he J
AibjmeJ, dcu JLord, W lice! "
They rang the hyiMfi, and invllow and
heavcnly was the btirrt from a full choir of
I ho fashionable temple. Bui Urctther Bran-
. even ( halblastcd for.m, vded in bluish flame, J 77 .w"-"" "-i'6 --'J !"
lch,.tds-lhePreaeheri nervous haste, anO' ?', u ' .S,ub.uentl'lt ?
comes gliding over the people's head to ? gSS U,at W" had e a nmlakc,
..:.i ,. .r k...r ii. nL l ,, mcrling pecuharfor pecuniary. The er-
,ir jit,, nr rrnrlc hnri.ehiit 1iittcII nut.lrnm
(I,.. K.rM.I lh.. V.f" Hill Irh.b ,1'rri T-nn ! U' l0e
mu tliiif mv oTJmiiil' fni'rt "ihe.ilhin! eve. ' orS "
.- - i M-".---B .-- . -. w.--7 .
weHcoukJ not jmg; his red. round farojloss j ooi-vessci, wnicn he. had so
vwsvrij pii; wtiercveruc turueil -htr saw - - "y ""mm uu oanc
noLthergmnhcnl cantvalion, incin: ' ht' J-o''''"",d thcunnin
lhe hvmn, but the foiw:ol his dream tlrr , cot no1" : 0M nea'
Acn ami H ruse forever la hi cars, ihal
diinRch?iuiif- TT spirit of Jchorah
niv,ii in, to M.'ch.' rood tidings lo Hie
Wit aad Humor.
f-irrxTfos for Debiting Soriritcs. "Docs
llio.enrth.cvcr cttl iHcir while in the stt of
Tcvolvinj-nn its own iixccsl"'
Scno )i.m.sti:r I'tU TcnipUns, wlrat if
auwitloul Bill: A vuMcr,tr,hnrn3rrpd
tvomnny "llrat hntnt jrot no husband, cause
he's.tleatl. Master: Very well. What ha
Hill Awidilrirr is a man that
funriwUle wiJuVrs. Master: Weil, Bill
l!at is not according to Juhnbonbut you 11
J A skilful chcmisL has .prepafj a wash
UhnLeiTeclualKvcuntfall eruptions upon Ihe
America, may they add virtuo to beauty,
my.and reduce scartdal to its lowest denom-
Advice. 'If ever yon marrv" said a
Pnm3n mncl tn 1m snn. IpI h h Wo.
mn whn line Tiiflcrmnnf pnnnnli In timnrin.
rfn,rto Mn;n.,f rr.1 rtr?.;o.,oief ,oi
" , . ", . .- -
enoucrh in !rpj;Tir'KAlf "Kpfhrp hrpntrnct sntl
sense enough to hold her toigue when she
w nnilnnfr in r
"w o j-
Mits Mary G. Wi lHs-,.-of Concord, lately
advertised fdr iiusband In the advertise
ment it was slated that tlie 'ldy was in a
"ppcuuar condinpn," rencuyjing eariy ,pro
"iU,""8 pw-uiidr ior pecuniary
S v rec,.ed' W wc cel .'"'
oe mwjied. Advcr.ismg
,s rfreal &mA& to all ofpersons.
. ".- ," ;n"" -.,. .u.-
" '"" V. i- J " , r ,
. nr i .wir.t A TV ntn ninini ri lo .vn i tTm
j u u. Jiiuuiiit lM"v" g iJ una uu luiii-
baby alnnglQe floor, plays a hand
with a -whiiile and rattle "allach-
JVVaT ",, ,n iV ' . t J hf
l e little pet" until it roars witn laughter,
J , n,.rfnri, 15llu i,il4oS,
-' . -, .l :.i.i .l ! J .!. U..',
about the baby's person which can be btllcr
....--.....-. , ... -.. v ,--,-
imagined thpn. explained. Take, the ma
chine to the great IoduslrialFair," by all
Tlipre is a hymn in one of the "New Eng
land -Puritan collections," commencing
"Purge, me with hyssop, and make me
clean," Which was given out on Sunday
morning. The clerk set the hymn to lhe
rong tunc, which. he did not discover un
til ht had Iwice.or th'rice endeavored lo
execute t be-first sentence, "Purge me with
hyssop," etc. At length, out of all" pa
tience, an old maid wno led the treble,
whined out";Hadat you belter take some
other yarb, Mr. B V
It will be remembered, by those who
read the report oHhe late "Bights of Wo
men" Convention in Ohio, that a Mrs. Til
den was among the foremost of the peticoat
prattlers of that interesting . assemblage,
The lady's husband, Hon. p. R. Tilden has
been nominated by the freo-soilers Df thai
stajeas their candidate for Governor.' W.e
should like to know whether "Mr. Tilden
considers the married slato- a free state or a
slave state, "and what are his views on the
will not proviso.,
Wellehissts. "Teeth insprled here," as
the bull dog said when he bit ot the loafer.
" Tis false," as the girl said when her
ueau told her she had beautifril hair.
"Bevnre," as lhe potior eaid to-4lw lump
"Licking lasses," as the man Tsaid when
hhe whipped the girls.
"Well, it' no use lalLing, as the boy
said lo bis deaf daddy.
Gettino insured, The Boston Post re
lates a 'good one of Jacob Barker, the (Jun
ker, who hearing ql the loas of one of hs
vessels which be.had omitted, to gt insured,
wrote lo a broker With whom he bad spok
en on lhe subject, ai follows z
Dear friend. If thee has not filled up lhe
policy which I bespoke on Saturday, thee
need npt, as I .have heard from the vessel."
The broker ioacl had not filled up-tlie
Jolicy, bol presuming from the tenor of
acol' note thai his vessel was safe, and
tempted by wh'alsreincd a cood' chance to
to clutch his per cmtag without rudr, he
nned u up lortjiwith and sent il to Jacob
with the asurance that it had been made
a11 na".v for h,rn on Saturday. On Mon-
"V "nprn'ng " hrst thing that met his
J''' on "lining bis newjpiper, was the
i?y. i nen aiso,
rora the vessel!"
i A Innnr cortcsnondent of ours desires lo
know what woujd ! the consequence -of an 1
irresistible force coining m contact with an I
every ; sublraci envy Irom friendship, multmlvam.
SAfi FRANCISCO BUSINESS CARDS.
v " o .
WUOLCsAl.n AD ITAIL DEALER IN
GLASS, ARTISTS' COLORS,
Montgomery St., San Francwoo, Cat. 0 "hno
ADAMS AND CO.'S EXPRESS.
r old dust ron.
t&Kcw Yotk, and thence
transmitted -to any part of iho UniteJ Slates.
Small packages also forwarJctl, ami Bill of Ex
change given in any sums to suit purchasers.
A. U, Jcvc thu only arransemorU'W an ex
press on the mail train between New ctkuiul
Philadelphia, thereby insuring a eooner'chvery
at the mint than by any other conveyance.
Montgomery, near California s1.y,fi!r lMinK purposes, or fot shippine to tho
San Franchco, Dec, 4; 1810.
JAMES -KING OF-WILLIAM,
Corner Montgomery & Commercial sis.
Alexandria, I ... .
Bills on London, and remittances made to any
part ot England, Ireland and Scotland, in sums to
suit, Collections made in Sacramento City, deci tf
GEO. R. PARBURT,
ATTORNEY" AKD COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
Office iu tlie El Dorado,
dec2tf SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
BET WEEJOIONTGOMERY k KEARNY Sis
ATHIS NDWIIOUSE has been filled up y
t-iijuiij iu zuy simitar E.;iauiiipicni III can. ,
Francico. The Lrwlging Ajiaitrnenis aro ns)-
fortsble, well-ventilated and properly furnuTitp
The Tabic will be supplied tilh cjt the marltct
meaj.s at AtL nouns.
Boarding ty the Week, Day, or Ideal. .
A tbarc of public patronage is solicited by
JOAN MITCHELL; ADAM CAN.VOK,
Son Francisco, Dec-4n .Ima
TUMBULL & WKLTO
And V,'hoiCato Dealers in Ccneral Mcrthandise-
231 JIOXTCOMCRV "STfcCnT,
San Francis", Gul.
DuncovN:& Co. Danker, San Ivnurisco
ijtarkw, Bros , & Co., do.
3mo 'I'. J. Dryer, Esij., Portland. 0. T. ,
rorllant! and San Francisco.
BRK.ANN SMITH, Drcw,from
Portland l.rith December.
Brig TARQHIN A, Molthrop, from
Portland 1st January.
Freight will be taken by tills line at the lowest
Goods will be received by the agent and for-
waiucu wila despatch, free of commission.
COLCH & CO., Agents,
STARK & CO., Agents
d4tf. San Francisco, (fal.
FOR SALE, FREIGHT
t THE A 1 coppered aud Conner fastened.
fast sailing brig EMMA PRESTON,
132 8o-9j tons bmden. nearly new. in
perlect order, and can be sent to sea without ex
pense. , For further particulars apply to
Htf COUCH & CO,
REGULAR STEAM PACKET,
"t&yaoa & spaas
BETWEEN ASTORIA AND WILLAMETTE.
AT THE rCCT OF CLACKAMAS RAPIDS.
THE STEAMER COL-
rtm HeguiAT ,iwri. ch
on Wednesday and Saturday, reluming, vill leave
jisiuua oa-munuuT bbu rriaay, loucnmg at aim
wauEie, i'ortland, Vancouvtr a"nd St Helen s.
For Freight or Passage, apply io
A. P. pENNIS'ON, Agent, Portland,
doc4lf Or to the CaDt. on Board.
PORTLAND AND OREGON CLTY.
THE "SkukBra Chuck." and the
"Tumwata," ("apt, James Cuburo,
will ran regular between the above
places. Freight and Passengers ta
les at law rales.
COUCH &. CO., Agents.'Portland.
ALLAN, McKlNLY & COM Agentisj
p4r AND SHIP BUILDING. 1
"".I lA M... ....I.M. ,rttllir ...n.r.tr.ll(
j.l,' .MJ UlWftO " VU.U -.MVfc.IJ "v i
jntorm the citizens of Portland and rcinilY,
! that they arc prepared to design and execute ev
ery description of work, tn Iho most approved
bsstcrn. style of buildtor.
Thankful for pwl favors they respectfully, solicit
a continuance ol tao saino.
Z. ft. WEBBER,
A. U. HALLOClU.
U. B. They bavo tn their cnnloy comjictent.
Ship Joioeis, una will twrepairinc on txnnl ves
cl, iilf Z.H.W.."CU.
PROPOSALS will bo tiered try tr on.lcr
wjned, for thodolWerr of a sutlicient quau
tity f jrootl buiUintr siotto to conjunct tha walls
ol cellar, innasnnng 17U fret in lensth", 7 fret
high, aihJ 18 inchcK in width. The i tone to be
delivered t the fot of Washington street, in Port-
ana, niuuu tuiny uays
Hif STEPHr.N COFFIN.
U4 tl ror Mle by STKPllK. COFFIN,
gvv J Mr. al)crilier i constantly raanU'
&!& farturins. and offers for said afhia
Saw mill at Oswcffo. 7 miles above
I ortfrnil rawed Lumber, of ell description suita
AIH, Shaving, (-lothes. 3nd Tooth Brushes,
roraalo by SrKPHBN COFFIN.
O IX setts Saw Mill Irons, of a superior finish,
for sale low "by
MEDICINE CHESTS, containing
a good vsorlment of DRUGS and
MEDICINES, tbr ssle by
AlBE subscribers, proprietors of this Town, nil
g uated at the foot of the Clackamas Rapids.
ion tnc west side ol tho Willamette Hucr, having
just completed a survey and plan of the place,
wouU call the attention ot Ihe public to this lo
cation, as one of importance, and possessing un-
doubtrd natural advantages as q point for bus;ncss.
They natter themselves that all disinterested per.
sons will be struck with iu prospects of speedily
becoming a place of importance. With the pros
pect of having a PlanK Koad.or n Kill Koad, to
go by horses lo the head of tile Falls, they feel!
confident that persons wishing to take an interest
will not be disappointed in its ultimate success
A plan of the place can bo seen at Willamette,
ilh G. WWValling, or at lha oIDce of 4The
S. M. HOLDERNESS,
.- G. W WALLING,
A. G. W.ALL1NG,
C. W. SAVAGE.
'Portland, Dec , 1850. tf
J$l A Miprior article ; none belter in
For sale by
rpnDS. 'iArr.i.-9, i..i rUI.LtYS,
, :.in 1initM. fer b!p htf .
jStf SrUPilEN COFFIN,
ESmUh nittl Mitlioiiery.
i " SLM.L assortment for elle. by
XV d4.tf, STEPHEN COFFIN.
c?. BRASS CLOCKS,
K i GOOD tirac-keepe.rs, for ale by
-jf STEPJiEN COFFIN.
P AND LETTER for'sale by
f. d4.tf STKPHBK UOFf liS.
tTORAGE Received at low rates, by
j DEADS, Hair Tins,
W Mcdal5, TrinkeU, and
!)V Jewelry, euitcblje for the Indian
tiado, for sale by STEPHEN COFFIN.
"John H. Covcir.
Whojsale and Retail merchants,
Dec. 2. t PORTLAND, OCTX'ON
Benj. Stark. Jno. H. Couch. Jno. S.Sberinan
i1tf San Francisco, Cal.
John S. Siicrman. Benj? Stark.
SHERHIAN & STARK,
:to 2?orfc eftn,
di.tf 29 South Strf.ct.
BOOT AND--SHOE MANUPAGHJRER,
rsoirr, detwuen morkiscn & yashiill srs.-
C7. M. warrants his Boots and Sbocs Waterproof.
J OH. W. W, IVloCAY, I
Wholesale tad JTtetail DraVr in
.CLQTHIWG, BOOTS, SH0S, iwj,,
Front, b. Pine, and Ash Sxicets.
- J. WWMcC wiU lKj,jirej aied tcaccornodatt-
bis cuUoiucrs, out of a heavy Stock for
Portion J; Dec. A. 180. tf
Mr.-RUlIANDfaE wnl nrodooc received
" i?r.. ., v vw . .o-"""- "
Portland,!). TnDee. 4, IftiO.
George -H- fland3i-s,
YHOLESALE & REttlLIMMHAW.
Goods receho ou cuii.-ijtunriit, Jiid foi aU)iage,
al lu nix.
P j Q P F O T II S
ItrpTrTJ' f T) "17 ft A 1T T AT '
J JLLJ! U Lb l!i V.T U IN lillN
n. ..-.t..:...i .: ....1.I..I. : .... .u.-
town of Pbitlaml, Orcson Territory, a Jmirual to
be called -THK ORKGON1AN," to be publish
While the F.ditor wilt rcrnnrnend a'ul idvocttc
. - I . b r
he will exercise an independent ludcmrnt urmn
hA acts. N eonnLlemtioD cnnld tempt hira toU
vocate ineaBurc luch ho brlicxrd uncortitotsoti
al and detrimental lo tho interest, of the co m.ry.
Blind aubsrrviencr to parlv U the bo.ct:ini; doIh.i
ica! sin of our times, lie who pr.perly catinnle
the high vocation and influential poMtiin of an
editirr, otight to regard him only as the cuirJuii
nf fit ! llttf t in Ami irluilf til trfa l Ij atil s
. .. - . " . 1 I
and not the mercenary agent of cliques and fie- V-r T. ?lht?? may ! ' ? XTn
tton. Wc hare a country to serve, a well a a'"a,,,c '", f""' ,of ' hrrc f,Me ,he -"idence o
party to oley. JoarmliUs arc teachers of great
political truth, or should !v oml ought tn m.iKe
the "general welfare" and the blessinjs of liberty
to ourselves and posterity, the polar star of their
editorial labors. He who make theae secondary
or subservient to personal sejtuh con-.titerjtions,
k a wronj: dijer of the highest grade, and ought to
be avoided as onc'whose lilc is evil, and lliat con
No party can long preserve it honor ond integ
rity, and its bold upon the confidence of the pro
pie, which wilt wink ot the leat appearance of
i ... . . : ' .
corruDiion. n 11 nas t. ncnstoncti Dreas. tvnai
j moostrostues may it not in Unit) perpetuate I
i he party lor wuose incoming and success wo
gave the most unrcscned co-operation and labor,
if It expects to be uselul and preserve its honor
and integrity untarnished, ought to so act as to in
vito an intelligent and impartial judgment upon
its acts and policy both from its friends and foes.
The people may sometimes be misleu, and do
wrong, oat ineir eooer seconu inougui wiu always
be n.ihl and eraoienf.
The present adipinistration came Into power as
the advocates of five and liberal lasislation as
iho friends of peace, progress, and home induilry.
If it will practice what it professes, it will be wen
with it : if not, tho sooner it is overthrown and
annihilated, the better it will bo for us and our
successors. Hut we have an abiding confidence
that our present chief magistrate, who has in times
pat given an earnest cf bis patriotism and devo
tion to the country which baa so signally hoiioced
him, will so administer our Government as to en
title lum to the gratitude of tho present aud coming-
Iho most important consideration, however,
with the people of this territory, ia the principles
upon which they are to calahbah their government
and institutions, and not only to thorn, but to the
whole Union, ot which they constitute a part.
ucllenng honestly that the principles or the Whig
party are the principles of the founders of the
Government and of the Constitution, wo shall,
with all deference to those who differ with us, ad
vocate and recommend them with all the zeal and
ability T7e possess to the acceptance and support
ol the pcotilc of Orccon
Separate and apart, however, from if political
character, it wjlFbeja faithful chronicle of all im
portant e tents which may occur in tbw pari of
our country. To Merchants. Manufacturers, ond
Earmcrs, who have a deep stake in the prosperity
of ibis dfttaiit portion of the country, tlie Orogo
ninn oushtto be of interest. ' i
The OTcgoniurirntll be paM(iId weekly, ooa'
fiDoubJe Medium shecl.viitb new ypend will com
JPare Uio'aijlv WUirint v-.k ... i .14 Cay. .
TERMS Single copy, -g7 per'arwmn; clubs
cf five, to one addrw. $ 0 ; ten, CO ; lftcnty 100
invariably m cdv neo
Wc shall publish a rrgulalr monthly Steamer
Edition for the United btatca, California, and Jbu
rnpe, in. wbicU will tc embodied all tbc Saiislical,
Polmcal. Commercial. Agricultural and .Local
i cws of the day, whirh wilp t c regularly mailed
to any part of tho United States or Europe at $6
Wc are alo prepared fo execute all kinds
of- Hook end Job Printing, a a superior style, on
wiort notice, oru upon ubcral lerms-
Portland, O.T., Dec. 4st, 1850.
- 1'OR.Tl.AND, INOV. iiOjlSoQ.
will Ire received at this .
sas&Sofficc, until tbe55ih day of Decern-
ber next, at 8 A. M., for transporting the United
States Mails, on the following routes, lor the term
of one year, commencing on the 1st or January
From Astoria,. Clatsop county, on the 1 st and
10th, at 8 A. M.,""! arrive at Oregon City on
4th and 18th "9. M., via at. Helens, Portland
Milwaukie. ami bock leaving Oregon City on
12th and 22d. 8 A- M. arrive al Astoria Hlh and
24th, 8 P. M. Bcmi-moabry, (by act. of Con-
?7cs3i via. Bules.
1. From Qrcson City, leaving Mondays 8 A M
and arrive at Salem on' Tuesdays 8. A. M., nod
back Salu.rdy 6.A. M., antT arrive ai Oregon City
same day 9 P. M., (weekly.)
2. From Sdlem TueBdaya 9 A,-Jf w via Sra-
kuse, Lynn-county, Keys, Lynn .county-, Spal
ding's, Lynn county, Jacob Sporc Lynn county,
Im . ,,;n T . ..-i- .-WE vjM V.
ricayani xim, ucuion cuuiiij, wu.-i . jbhiikji-s.
Ccntnncounty, al 8-P. M on Wednesdays,, and
back. Thursdays 8 A.M., arriving 'at Satan on
Tridava 9 P. M., weekly.
3. From Syracuse Tuesday tl. M,, vuAL
bsny.Xynn county,-to ftjarysville Denton county,
Wednesilay noon, andruacK'same day tr.Jl
and arrivemf Syracuse 1 P. M., weekly.
4. From" Portlau'd 6 A. M.- Saturdays, via
HarruV-Ecrryr "vVabmgtbtr county, t Ehfayctte,
Yam HilL county, same day 9'F.y..-. and back
On Endaya-6 A. M.,.andaintoiame day y-r-M.
..Erom Portland-Saturdays- A.M., via Xfills-
baroujih, "VVjsbington counlj-,. North Yam Hril,
Yam-Hril county, South Yam lllll, Xani-Hill
county to Nesmilhts mill-s in Pe Ik cuiinty, Man
daysI3 noon, aird back on Thursday 6. A -Si. ar-.
riling ut Postrand -Friday 9 P;."!
0. From Po'rtland 8 A.AL, via. Mihvaukie Jo
Oregon City U noon", and luck J. P. ;M arriving
at Vortljnd"-saiac djy seini-uionlhly inlermcdiato,
alternate ;o (he tups on the route from Astoria toJ
I Oregon Ciry , "on- lhe I lu ana. Z.ith of each-month,
ijnuK jno King, wiui uie sciui iijuuuy inps, ivur
, Irij -pvr tnunt'i. m .
. 7. From St: IltIin'-on "th and H)lh 8 A.M..
via mouth of Cowuiz Iticr. Cowluz. to. 'soirif-
lliiy Mb aud -J2d 8 P." M anjl back 9th and 3dJ
IB A. Mn -and -nrric 12th aud 2tlh,8 P. M ol
;eih nioiuu, scmi-muUlily.
..hit.,. ,.jikli..t.,.l ,hn !..... i...i.t.v . ...
. t.m-lcs wnW,.,l lf'A
3, 4. -., 6, 7-iu two cL,cs, age
cia"bly to- the
(ructions uf tltcnlepaumiiit.
rkuinln.rs I, A; and b, will Iu ol the tiiU ctas,
and will be l.t iu-ths lowct bi.ldii, if it i.ome
wnluu lhe luuiu of m inslrurtiuii. at a i:ii-n
rauo foi. mic. bait the Mip. vemi iimiiililj ', ihe
nuwi rUlf,.utid tlitjte 2, a, 5, 7,' Mhtr SfrnmU
laa xo the 1.xvcji indtbi. i.rori 'cd .tb a:'I
COaic isUhin the-fauit of bt e.t protJed.- of tut
I on",rCH 'npi,,'c,l i all case, however, reserving
Jthe lihjl if dircon'.ir.uiiijr any contract, at any
jlmieby onlir ot the Jqcrinrcni.or theaijentU
ll"'"u,'1 lnc ,3c may be nCrtary, by comph-
ancc beinj; nude with the rorlracl pro rata. f.r
.for all vfivtu-s a'nJcroil. All proposal shouIJ
ivocif the ti.nc of cunvevance per week and
rj. 1... ...4... mm.I .l..tnA ...K tl. ... nf
snrcly to die jK-rformence. of the services to la'
pf'tforineil. thi bein reiiuired by law,
N. U. IJmU en any of tl c econd clasi of tern
pjirary roulcit will be considered, if they btzin or
ti....,trtitr ttf itllilf n.I .if ill, tri n.1 i.il.,.1
"" . r , , , . . . rrZ
? Pa,t f lhe ?Ic '"""I W, ofl!f Th?
(icenuinaiion ot me uti-rpiru uuk win oc ai
c-ck l ' M- on Mh Uc'b":
- H. I.OWNSDM.E,
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rpcciai vgeni r-u. uepaiimem. u. J
FORM OF A DID.
here write tbp
idence, hereby proposb to cirry the U. S,MaiJ
on number fcom tn as often as
the advertisement rdiuirrs, in the tune htatcd iTi
tbc schcdulra, and on horseback, cr olhcrui.
here state the mode of conveyance, for the aouu.il
sum ut dollar.
FORM OF A GUAkANTY.
The undersigned, here insert the guaraqtoili
name or names in fall' guarantees th.it bcrc in
sert narne of bidiler in full'" if his bid for carrying
tho mail be accepted by the special 4igent, shall
enter into an obligation, prior tatho l" diy of
January, with good and sufficient surely to pre
form the services proposed. Dated daj
FORM OF A ClRTIFICATK.
The undersigned, Postmaster of
'or Justice of Peaco offc &c certify thai the gnsf
antor above named fc able and sufficient to m.ikrf
goqd bis guaranty. Dated - day of Deccrulier
18")0. . A.B Justice of tho-1'caco.
d-ttf or A. B Potmnster. '"I
, JOHN RICKETSON "" '
"TTTTOULD inform his friend and tho putdto
f V in gcncial, that he has taken the new Htnr
on Front street, lately occupied, by May 3c (o
where be has by recent arrivals from Sun Fran
cico and the Stales, a large stock of merchandize.
consisUng ot a general assortment ol-
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, BOOTS,'
SHOES, INDIA RUBBER "
GOODS, Stc r'j
which be will oell'ot the lowest prices m urty
quantity to .suit puicliasers. Merchants of Purl-!
land and country arc requested te giio him-ji calls'
d4tf. " "
PDKIP AKD ACQUIDUCT BUHJ3ER.
nAS Located jiinvielf permanently In Tort
land, Oregon, and is now prepurtd uH
ecutc all calls in the above line ,
H.1NUFACTUKES AND W2ETS ON 11AKU
. WIOMLD CANDLES,
It. D. AOII JrA.m J'CWt T,l.LO.
Water, between JcflciMin and Columbia Su
Dee. 4, 18-jO. tf
United States Laws.
the First Session
PunLic No. G.
AN ACT antliorfiiug lite neotiilion of Tinih j
with the Indian trite in lhe Territory of Ure
gon. for the oxtiiiguMirrte nl of itwir daiitw to
lands lying west of die Cascade mountains, and
for other purposes.
Be iti enacted by tbc Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United State of Amrrica m
Congress- Ufeuablnf, Tlict the Preaidrrif be aulhoi
2ed to oppoint one or nwe ctnnmi'iinncw to lis
colialc treaties tvith the sever.il vndien tribes ia
ihe Territory f Orcjoo, for tbecxfrospuTSmeTrt
ot tneir claims to innus ying vrrsi wie vascsm.
mountains ; and, if found expedient aud practica
ble, for their removal cast of said mountains : Ao9
for obtaining their auont ond rfmissioii tQtIr
existing laws regolatmntradeand intercoura'wifli
the Indian tribes in the other Territories -oJi
United States, so far as thoy may be applicable' to
the tribes In the said territory of Oregon ; the cow,
pensalio'n to such commissioner or commissioner
not to exceed the role faerctoibn' allowed fot aimi
. Sec 2. Ant) be it further exacted, ThJt rh
Pro'i'denl be autlmriscd. by am! with tho rvtci
iand;eoftsent of tho s-'enatc, to appint a qubw
lendenl'df Indian AlTutrs f r Wre Ternlory of Ot
gon, who shall receive an annu.il salary f twn
lyaD hundred dollar-, ami whoso duty it khaft-be
to exorcise, a gcnrrjl fiu-eritendcTK over all III
Indian-tribes in Oregon, and to exercise and per
Turin all the powers aud duties .drngncd by law
pthor superintendent of Indian ArKiirs.
See. 3. Aud be it furtljcrea.etnl,'natJHiuch
of the act tacstablisb the TvrrUnriaT -Grvpriuni'i
fof Orcgonfapprovwl tlrelltii August, I8-I3fis ir
quires the G"torni uf ml 1 erniory to pvt form
the'dutios of SuperintendcnroTrndiao 'AtTrrs,AmJ
authorizes him-to receive a i!y tlieiefofin WK
tioctu the'salary allowed for brs serviaja a (for.
.ernor,-bc-repealed ; and tlutjhe Governor 'of mJ
Territory holI hereafter reciivti oq. annual rfalar
ofnhrce thofisand dollars.
See.4. .And be"it furtber enactetL That"tlio
President be outhortzwJ,.by and with lh advice
and. consent of the Senate, to-appoint one or toots
Indian a,-ctusr not cxcctcding .tlirce," as jib shall
deem, expedient, each. of whom xhall receive aa
(annual salary of lifluu hundred-dollars, give bout!
la now required byfawyand Jtcrlctrm all the-dutrc
ot aenvto iui.n irioc or inucs-oi inaians m ioi
TctnUy of Oregon, ai siluilue asmgueu lo nrm ly .
ihcJupcriiilcudctiUto be ajipututed by-tbo prccvi.
tons of this act, under -the direction of the Prcsi
S.c. o And bo it further nncted, That the Ian
rczul.iuiig.traMe'aiidMnU'rt'cursc with tils' Inular
tribe id.it of thi Ricky ALiuiiUius, or.anch. pro
viaiptu of the amo.3 may bo aiulicaWe,ie cx-
1 over thu Indiau tubed in UC Territory ol
tc b. thl-be: it further euactod,-! hal lh
-um ufAweiiiy live thousand, dollars Ic auptopria
u-d iu; ot'any monojk ui the'trcasury nut otbr.
vvhsc .ipj rojinVted, in carry mto clicct- the provia
lulls -oLlhis act.
rfe4ktr uf tbeHoux ut Keprcseul&uVe.
Vice' rtrftdcul of the Unilod States,- -
and-I'rv.nJent of the Sensw,