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l'lUHAY. FEBRUARY 3, 172.
ItEI'UU.H AS NTATECOWeimOS.
A l'epnblican State Convention
for the State of Oregon will lc lieW
at the city of Portland, at 11 si m..
on Wednesday, the 28th day of
March, 1872, fur the purpose of
nominating a candidate for mem
ber ot Coi gress; six delegrates to
tlic National Republican Conven
tion to be held at Philadelphia,
June, 1872; three Presidential
Kleetors; ami tbrthc transactton of
sweh other business as may be
The several counties will 1 en
titled to Delegates iu such Conven
tion as follows : ,
Cuitson County.... ,.,
Coiiiu4iiity..'.. , ..
ColuuiC ia (. ouuty 2
ltonglas County..-:... lr
Grant County.... . "
.hiekson County1. 10
Josephine County '.. 3
Lane County 13
Linn County 17
Million County 24
Mukuomih Canity... 24
l'oik County 11
TUIaiitook County 2
L'lliatllla County 5
Union County 5
Woh-o County "
Washington 'onnty 9
Yamhill Onnty i.. 12
Total Xuinlier of Delegates .. .203
The State Central Committee re
commends that the several counties
hold their primary elections on Sat
urdav, March 2d, and their Comity
Conventions ibr selection of Dele
gates to the State Convention on
raturday, March 0,1872.
T. B. ODKXKAL, CVn.
C. P. Ciiaxdall, Sec'y.
Salom, February 1, 1872.
The House in the California Leg
islature is Republican, tlie Senate
is Democratic. The Home has
during the present session of the
Legislature, passed a bill to repeal
the swindling litigant law ; but the
Senate has voted against the bill.
In this the people have a fair show
ing of the honesty of the two par-
.lira iiUhtit. .professed, desire&of
bringing about reforms.
At Norhich, Conn., on the 5th,
William E. Wing, an employe of
Dr. Johnson, killed first the Dr.'s
daughter, then his wife, afterwards
cutting his own throat. The cause
of this murder wasthetefusal ofthe
daughter to have him. Hie mur
derer first shot and stunned the girl,
then he beat her over the head with
the gun, fracturing the skull. He
then attacked the mother and beat
her over the head with the gun,
inflicting injuries from which she
has since died. He also attacked
the servant girl, who -fled and raised
The Oregon ian has the follow
ing: A man arrived in Portland on
Saturday night from Monticello and
called at the store of C. H. Wood
wanl, where he left some cotfee
grounds, which he wished analyzed.
The analysis was made, and the
grounds was found Uv contain a
large amount of striejjnine enough
to kill twenty miA The man who
brought the package stated that lie
stopped at a house near Monticello,
with two companions, for broMtast.
When they tasted the coffee they
found it extremely bitter and from
this fact they wen ' suspicious that
it contained poison. The analysis
showed several white particles that
were found in the1' coffee grounds,
wen? particles or Strichnine. The
three persons were heavy cattle deal
ers, and the wpjtjpn, js bajli( the
host wislied to secure their money,
as t'icy were known to have several
thousand dollars on their persons.
The contract for grading the
Northern Pacific Railroad from
Red Hver ito the Missouri is let, and
is to be completed by the first of
Iu the District Court at Los An
geles, Cal., on the 6th iust, there
were thirty-five indictments for
The English in 1jndoii are rep
resented as being intensely excited
over the claims of the United States
in the AMtoiha case. The Tory
party is trying to force the Ala
brunn question upon Parliament,
and obtain a vote that Would test
its want of confidence in the Glad
stone Ministry. Iu consequence of j
this the Gladstone party desire an J
amendment to the.l Inborn taseso !
as to parry the Tor' attacks. With
this thought uppermost, the admin
istration at Washington was urged
to withdraw its claims for conse
quential damage ; kit the Presi
dent is firm in 1ns conviction that!
the case shall not lie amended or j
withdrawn. He regards the Geii
man commission as a court, and feels j
that the V lilted States lias a right
to go before the court like any oth
er party and submit its claims for
decision. The English Minister,
Mr. honiton, op)oses this view oft
the President, and argues that tlie
Geneva Commission should be
rated as a conference, and not as a
court, He thought that there could
be no peace if our ease were presen
ed in the form of a misconduct in
dictment. The Time declares that
England must give immediate no
tice to tlie Geneva arbitrators, and
the American Government, that if
the American case is truly reported,
all efforts to arbitrate may as well
cease. The indirect damages de
mand is the principal feature iu the
claim of the United States which
excites the English. John Bull is
just as overbearing and unreason
able in his disposition as ever. He
agreed to a court of arbitration, but
now wants to dictate not only his
own case, hut Uncle Sam's case also,
or else consider the wlwlc thing as
a mere conference. Who ever heard
of tlie defendant iu a suit determin
ing the nature and character of the
charges brought before the court
against him ? Cupidity ami love of
gain prompted John bull to become
a party to acts of war against the
United States ; and it is right and
just that he should make restitu
tion, so far as possible, for tlie dam
ages committed, either directly or
indirectly and lue newl not expect
to force the Washington adminis
tration kito a false position, simply
to defend the English Cabinet
against the Tories.
Tlie Salem Mercury says that
"whenever Democrats are in power
they fearlessly investigate and pros
ecute all delinquencies that come to
their notice, without regard to the
political complexion ofthe delin
quents." Tlt is a queer assertion
to make by a journal that defends
the Swamp Land swindle, practices
the tyrannical extortion ofthe Liti
gant law, and is doing its prettyest
to cover up tlie Chemeketa swin
The Salem Statesman is author
ity for the report that Campbell
Chrisman, whose farm lies at the
Calipooia, tore up the rails and de
molished the railroad, which had
been made on his ground against
his will, and mounting guard with
a shot gun, at last accounts was
master of tlie situation.
A Buffalo express train was pre
cipitated over an embankment
thirty feet bight, near Rock port,
Pennsylvania, Feb. 1st, wrecking
and setting fire to the cars, killing
four passengers instantly, and in
juring four others so that tliey died
shortly after. Eighteen other per
sons were more or less injured.
In Portland, last Tuesday, Wil
liam McDonald was bound over in
the sum of 81,000 for knocking a
Mr. Wflsoh down, the night pre
vious, jpn the streets, and robbing
him of some two or three hundred
dollars. Not being able to give
the bail, lie was sent to limbo.
The Oregot$m thinks the re
port of the arret of a man m Ore
gon City on a charge of murder
committed in Wisconsin, is all a
The Indians have been killing
men m Arizona again.
The Governor of California re-
ecives the largest salary of any Ex
ecutive in tlie Union, which is $6,
000 in gold. Pennsylvania, we be
lieve comes next with 5,000, aud
tlie other states range on down to
"Little Rhoda," whose Executive
receives a little less tliau 20 per
week. The business is not as prof
i laMe as many other things, nor half
so pleasant. Illinois is agitating the
question of increasing her Govern
or's stipend, as also Massachusetts.
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The editor ot the Eugene Guard
in one week counted nineteen ladies,
old ami young, who were masticat
ing chewing gum. He says tlie
gum is made at Poduck, Massachu
setts, and is composed of gumara.
bio, resin aud coarse fat, the last in
gradient often being taken from
dead dogs. A nauseous liquid foam
is then put into this boiling mess to
make it white. .Ugh ! Bad as line
cut chewing tobacco made of the
stumps of eigars gathered up from
the gutters. Wha !
The Salem Statesman tells of a
team attached to a butcher-wagon
running away last Tuesday, result
ing iu precipitating three jiersons,
who were sitting on the driver's
seat, to the ground, one lighting in
a sitting posture, one on his head
aud the third tnrning a double som
erault. Alter spinning around tlie
block, the wagon was brought to a
speechless stand-still having lost its
The more information obtained
in regard to the Northern Pacific
Railroad route, the better the re
port becomes. T It is now said to be
the shortest, and will be the most
easily managed of all the roads
across the continent. Its resources
are pronounced immense, which the
road will develop with great facility-
The Democracy has been very
reckless in its estimate of the value
of Gen. Grant's property, placing it
in some instances as high as $25,
000,000. Nearly all his property
is located near St. Louis, and the
taxes which he paid on that,
amounted to $809 69 rather low
Or so large an estimate. U
Twenty-five masked men went
into a jail at Richmond, Ky.,.on the
2d hist, overpowered the Sheriff,
and taking a wife-murderer by the
name of Slough out of his cell,
marched him a short distance from
the jail and huiig him.
Judge Barrett, of New York, has
decided that Judge Barnard, being
a corporate member of the Taui
manv Society, has no jurisdiction,
and his hi junction against the Soci
ety is void.
A New York Grand Jury has
found that the greatest amount
stolen in any one day by the late
Tammany ring was six millions of
Men arc being hired in consider
able numbers to work on the locks
at Oregon City, the conditions stip
ulating that they shall stay until af
ter the election and vote the Demo
cratic ticket, says the Orcgonian.
Knbw mis Signature. The
following anecdote is given as an.
thentic : Soon after Horace Greeley
had made his mark on the
register of a hotel in a certain place
visited by him during his fall lec
ture tour, a rather aged countryman
came into the office, and after ex
amining the register, asked if DrV
"There is no such person here
replied the gentlemanly clerk.
"No such, person here 1" echoed
the venerable rustic, taking off his;
spectacles arid gazing into the face,
of the clerk with much incredulity
"No such person here," firmly rev
echoed the clerk,
"Young mati,v' exclaimed the
other, with a solemn expression of
countenance, "young roan, don't lie
to me. It won't do. You can't
fool old Gill Parks. Dr.B's
been here as sure as guus, and pret
ty drank too, I reckon, for he's left
one of them are Latin prescrip
tions of his on the register !"
And the speaker gazed down at
Horace's improved Arabic with a
look of triumphant recognition.
Salem is talking of increasing the
number of her street lights.
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' roiimux sfMS.
Great Britain hits proposed to
supply Brazil annually with 19,900
The wife of the German Prince
Imperial is iu an interesting condi
tion. Thirteen women have applied
for admission at Yale.
The wife of au octogenarian
lately presented the patriarch with
a thirty-fourth child.
The latest styles of ear-rings aud
pendants for a necklace arc of gold,
in the shape of a yacht or man-of-war,
with tlie name of -'Alexis," iu
black enamel, on tlie stern.
A dispatch to "New York from
Paris, January 25th, says : A tre
mendous scene occurred in
the French Assembly yesterday.
X dwarf, who is a hunchback,
named Naquel, proposed the con
fiscation of the property of Naio
Iepn and of his family. The prop
osititm was received with shouts of
derision. Only twenty lands were
holdup iffits favor.
On January 25th the Prince of
Wailcs walked out and took a stroll
of a quarter of a mile.
' Tlie Radicals have organized
Electoral Committees throughout
the provinces and have entered
upon a vigorous canvass.
A Spanish gunboat has captured
an English schooner and crew, for
lauding contrabands on the Island.
'St. Paul's Cathedral, London,
was being handsomely decorated on
the 30th nit., for thanksgiving to
fee held for the restoration of the
Prince of wales to health.
1 A special from Paris Jan. 81st,
sjrys Thiers, iu discussion with
Rothschild as to the project of tlie
thither evacuation of France by the
Germans, said : "I would like to
& the end of German occupation
we had a stable Government and
i settled public opinion. As it is,
i the Germans were gone we would
fave worse demagogues than ever,
fjoiiapartists would come forth and
u a few days all the calamities of a
jelentless party strife would take
jjpaee. I will yield, though with re
gret, to the general desire, as I con
sider that the presence of thePrus
fHqis is, a guarantee of law and or
der." ? The journeymen carpenters of
Brussels, Belgium, we;e on a striRc
on tlie 31st tilt.
The Director of the Officiate
Journal, published under the con
trol ofthe Commune, in Paris, has
Keen sentenced to transportation.
r News from England up to Feb.
2d, state that the newspapers teem
with hostile comments and false re
jWrte regarding the case of the Uni
ted States, which has been publish
ed, in refereiicc to the Alabama
claims. The statement of the Eng
lish case is not published. The Lon
don Advertiser asserts that Chief
Justice Cocklmni, one of the arbi
trators,' will withdraw aud the Gov
ernment will repudiate the treaty.
Washington correspondents ad
vocate this course, and suggest the
repudiation of the first treaty given
by the United States as a precedent,
h The Daily Arc says the claim
of tlio United States for damages
lias been declared out of tlie ques
tion, and this opinion is backed by
tlie sentiment of the country.
Kewsfrom Math-id on the 2d
inqt., state that at the Phi Hi pine Is
lands if company of two hundred na
tive soldiers belonging to the artil
lery j rebelled and took possession of
tupbrt. The place was subsequent -
ily carried by assault by tlie regular
droops and all the insurgents kill
John Guuu, D. B. Goble, Amos
and William Slaven got into a
drunken row and street fight at St.
Helens on the 3d, iu which Slaven
was severely stabbed twice in the
back by Goble, The latter was
put under $1,000 bonds.
There are 28 inmates ot the
Washington Territory Insane Asy
lum at Steilacoom, seven of whom
The mills a Puget Bound are
manufacturing more lumber than
for some months past, and some of
them are running night and day,
(Ftoin n Xcw York fitter to the Spring
The JPrtwHtPnt'B long Brunch
ONE OK THE KAUSE STOItfES AGATXST
OKKKRAG OK ANT TAKEN HACK.
It is one of the nuMt common com-
filainN tigalnsf jotinmli'M that, wlmn
ii error, thev do not make proper re
paration. Xot designing to deserve
this criticism, I wish to correct a
statement in one of my letters some
time since, re-ccti!ig the alleged gttt
of Tom Murphy andothers of a cot
tage at Long Itnmch to General Grant.
At the time 1 had every reason to be
lieve tliat tlie popular "version of tlie
matter was true, but later inquiry
las shown that I was in error, as the
following statement will demonstrate:
1 lately hnd occasion to meet Judge
Kdwnrti Pierrcpont respecting hU re
portwi appointment as successor of
Hamilton Fish in Grant's Cabinet and
taking the ml vantage of the opportu
nity i asked Judge Plcrrepont respect
ing the gifts reported as liaving been
accepted by tlie President. In reply
he said that for himself lie would say
positively that he had never given a
single dollar either directly or indi
rectly to Gen. Grant notwithstanding
all newdpniicr reports to the contrary.
He luid. us was generally known, sub
serilidl $20,000 to aid the Republican
party to carry the Presidential elec
tion, but is made no apology for that.
The money was mostly spent in this
city and State, a portion being spent
in other parts of the country, but it
was used solely for election purposes
and not paid to General Grant. Re
specting tlie cottage at Long Branch
he said lie liad often beard General
Grant speak of it ; of the sum paid
for it. and of the difficulty- he had iu
raising so large an amount. Tlie Judge
was nuite satisfied from all lie had
heard iu the matter that the story of
tlie cottage Having liecii given as a
present to Gen. Grant was wholly un
true. In oilier to gain still further In
formation on tills point l called on Mr.
Howard Potter, of the banking firm of
Brown Brother & Co., who said that
lie had licen the owner of the Ixmg
BrflneH cottage but owing to the ifi
neaii ii oi one oi uu ranuiy lie bad con
eluded to sell it.
Tills he did through Mr. LcwU II.
Brown, a real estate broker, who act
ed as Gen. Grant's, agent in tlie sale.
The consideration was 140.000, and
Mr. Potter himself made out the deed
in tlie General"!) name. He thought
the story thnt the cottage had been
presented to Gen. Grant was as absurd
as tlie report that lie had given it to
tlie President himself.
A Vtrl Htut to l. 'itni how to Make
Batter, nnd What Came or It.
"Well, EHe, yon got through your
"Yes, father, I made myself an apt
scholar and learned the whole thing In
a fortnight." t
"Well, what is this secret of making
butter such ffs sells well and kecj
well. Let your mother hear."
"There is no secret, fatlier ; only one
great fact, and that Is cleanliness. It
runs through everything in making
"Tell us wlrnt tills cleanliness is. I
'Til tell you. In the first place but
ter makers must have a good room in
which to set the iiiifk. rt must be
clean and sweet and not a fly or a
spider allowed to live In it. It must
tie cool, just as cool as tlie butter mak
er wants it in summer, and just as
warm in winter as necessary. Then
there must be. If possible, a stream of
living water run In trougl is through It,
in which to set the milk puns with
milk. And then these pans, mostly
crocks that hold a halt gallon or more,
arc kept sweet by hot water and a
warm rag to dry them. And then
when they go to milk the cows, they
carry a basin with a cloth, to work the
bag,' so that no dust should fall into
tlie milk; ami when they bring tlie
milk to the dairy-room, it is strained
into the crocks, and the crock set into
the cool water, whore they remain un
til tlie cream rises. Awl they watch
tin cream when it is all right tliey
don't let it sour bike it off and put
into a churn, pure and sweet, and the
butter is soon made to come ; aud then
they don't put tlicir sweaty hands into
tlic butter to work out tlie butter milk,
but tliey do it with a paddle which is
as clean as Hie chum or 'the bowl in
which f lic butter is worked. Aud then
after tlie butter milk is worked out, the
butter is made into large rolls and
each roll covered with a clean, white
cloth, and is laid away iu a cool place,
where it is to remain until wanted.
That'll the way butter makers make
good butter. l)o you wonder that
people stuck up their noses at oow?"
"Wife, Elsie, we can't stand tills.
We can't go through all these ways to
make butter. Were off to Ochoeo.
I'll sell the farm to-morrow.''
"Well, fatlier, you can go toOclioco.
I wish you would stay here. I shan't
fotoUchoco. I must tell you ail. I
mml a young man at the butter mak
ers, and I suited Mm and lie suited me,
and we agreed to make butter in com
pany on a branch ofthe Loiig Tom."
"t h. I am willing to die now ! And'
this comes of butter making. And my
daughter marries a butter maker, aud
a temnerance man and a black Repub
lican f Blow, Gabriel, blow !"
Emperor William of Germany lias
entered his seventy-fifth year, and still
his hair and beard alone betray his age;
for he not only towers, strong and
erect, above his suite, but tlie fresh
ness of his complexion, the ease of tils
movements, and the power of endur
ance winch tins white-haired mon
arch displays, whether iu the Held or
Cabinet, whether attending festivities
or giving himself up to social converse,
encourage the belief that he is destin
ed to remain the hope of Germany for
many years to come. He owes lib
physical powers to his simple, soldier
like mode of living rising at seven In
the morning, reading hb letters and
telegrams while at coffee, ami forth
with dictating his replies or noting
them on tlie margins.
Tom- Fields was arrested and
bailed in the sum of $8,000 on the
6tb, at New York.
Better Is a little with rfefaVaJftjne?,
tlian great revenues without right.
A few days ago a little girl lu Jtni-
ea, jtwt before site died, exelaimefl :
l'apa,take hold or my naisi ana ueip
me across." Her fiitiicr had aieu two
The Irish Presbyterians are very
earnestly opposing the demands of rtio
Roman Catholic prelates for separate
Tlie Quakers at tlieir Convention in
New York City, determined that their
u efnluess shall no longer be retarded
on account of reserve and inaction.
On the 3d day of December the New
Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, of
Chicago, was dedicated. Tills was ju-t
eight weeks to a day after tlie old one
was burned up.
The First Presbvterian Church of
Elizabeth, Xew Jersey, was organized
in Kii! I. ami has not intermitted ser
vice for 207 years, in tlie last ten yearsj
.105 have been added to the member
ship ofthe church.
The number of ministers in all
branches of tlie Lutheran church in
America Is 2.175, a gain of 100 during
tlie past year. -
During the year 1S71 ebliteen min
isters ofthe Baptist church declared in
fiivor of open communion.
There has liecn unite a revival in the
Congregation.-! 1 Church in Washington
city. Its present membership is J50.
A union meeting of the Baptist,
held recently at Pair Haven, Conn., re
sulted in tlie conversion of more than
one hundred persons.
A secret organization called "The
Catholic Union" has been formed in
the United States, for the purpose of
extending "practical sympathy" to
Tlie Episcopal Almanac for 1872.
gives a list of 5 1 Bbhops and 2,898
clergymen in tlie denomination. The
uumiier oi coummuicauts is
contributions hi"t year, $5,514,574.
Tliere were thirty' deaths in the
A ten days meet ing of extraordinary
power and success was lately held in
Boston, Mass.. by Rev. J. S. Insklp
and W. M. McDonald. Out of a con
gregation of 1,-JOO one half arose as
professors of entire sauctlflcation.atid
a large part of the balance as seek
ers. Elder Weaver, a man who has
preached tlie gospel with good succe-s
for forty-five years, wlio b now-settled
over the Baptist church in Volnn
town, stated in an address to the Sim
day Scliool in the Congregational
church in Jewctt City, tint ne had
heard a man say that he had read the
Bible through lu sixty hours. Deter
mined to ascertain whether the' irtuV
vidua I told ttie truth or a lie, he' set
about it himself,. aud rend the whole of
it aloud to his wife in fifty-nina hours
and something over thirty minutes.
He read sometimes an hour and some
times two hours a day, keeping the. ex
act time, with tlie result indicated
above. '' "
Religion Is universal; theology is
exclusive. Religion is humanitarian ;
theology is sectarian. Religion unites
mankind ; theology divides it. Reli
gion is love, broad and ail comprising
as God's love ; theology preaches love
and practices bigotry. Religion looks
to the moral worth of man ; theology
to lib creed and denomination. Reli-
f;ioii teaches us tlie common ftther
lood of God and the common brother
hood of nun ; theology pre-destination,
eternal damnation, ami that we should
rather fear the anger of God than trust
to hb paternal mercy. Religion is
light and love, and virtue Aud peace
unadulterated and immaculate; but
theology is t lie apple of discord, which
disunites and estranges one from an
other. Tlie Episcopalians iu Ireland have
gained a membership of 10,002 in the
last ten years.
The much-talked-of union between
tlie Baptists and Cougregationnlists of
England seems likely to be consum
mated. The Cohgregationalbtg have two
hundred places of worship in Loudon.
Tlic next meeting of the Evangeli
cal Alliance b to be held in New
York in 1873.
The statistics of tlie Ohio- State
Convention show that there are 20. -
020 Baptists in tlie State.
The American Bible Society licvc
lately bsued tlie Gospel of MattLew
iu the language of the Flathead In
dians of Oregon, i
Tlie salaries of pastors of Episcopal
churches iu Philadelphia arc from (FL
OOD to $7,000 per annum, St. Stephen's
being the only one paying tlie iat
The Prussian Government has re
solved legal disqualifications Of - the
Jews, and to grant new righto to the
corporations combining for worship in
Tlie Roman Catholic Envoy to Con
stantinople has returned to'"Rome,
having been unable to obtain flora the
Sultan any guarantee for the protection
of hb Christian subjects.
The Roman Catholic Btehop Bar
clay, of New Jersey, lias ordered the
clergy to refljse Christian burial to
those who die Ofthe effects, of liquor,
as well as those who sell it to drunk
ards. 700 church edifices liave been, erect
ed by the M. E. Church during the
past year, or two and a qiwrter church
es for each working day.
A set of Mohammedans has arisen
in Persia, now nunuiertng two hun
dred thousand, which recognizes the
Bible as the word of God, aud at
tempts to reconcile tlie creed of Islam
T6 Sabbath-school statistics ofthe
M. E. Church show that we have In
all 17.555 sdwob 193,979 officers and
teadiers, 1,367,743 scholars, and 2,
631,450 volumes in tlie libraries.
The flrst Christian chnrc i In Con
stantinople was founded to 1. -
arc now 70 In the Turkish Empire.
Connected with the
3303 members, " eonBX
numbering 13,000 with a jiopulation