or of France bad pome.tlrufr before decided not to withdraw a deiachmeot of his forces in November, accord in to bis promise, but that this decision .wm mtvte with the purpose of withdrawing the whtle of tho forco in tho ensaing snnng. Of this determination, how cver,"the United States had not received any sotice or intimation, and as soon as the in formation was received by tho (lovernment, oaro was taken to make known its dissent to tho Emperor of France. I cannot forego -the-hona that France will reconsider the subject and adopt some resolution in regard to the evacuation of Mexico, which will conform, as near as possible, with the existing engage ment, and thus meet thejust expectations of the United States. The papers relating to tho subject will bo laid before you. It is balieved that, with tho evacuation of Mexico by the expeditionary forces, no subject for serious differences between France and the United States wauU iwnain. The expres sions of the Emporerand the people of Franco warrant a hope that the traditionary friend ship between the two countries might in that ease bo renewed and permanently restored. A cUim of a citizen of tho Uniteit States for indemnity for spoliations committed on tho high seas by tho French authorities in tho exercise of a beligerent power against Mex ico, lias been mot by tho lioverumont of Franc with a proposition to defer thesettlo mont until a mutual convention for the ad justment of all claims arising out of the re tent wars on this contineut shall bo agreed upon by the two countries. The suggestion is not deemed unreasonable, but it belougs to Congress to declare tho manner in which claims for indemnity for' foreigners as well as by citizens of the" Unked States, arising out of the late civil war, shall bo adjusted and determined. I have no douVt but that the eabjeeta of all such claims will engage jour attention at a convenient time. UNITED SPATES AND. GREAT BRITAIN. It is a matter of regret that no considerable advances have been taadd towards an adjust ment of the differences between the United State- and Creat Britain, arising out of the depredationsjupon our national commerce and other trespasses committed during our civil war by British subjects in violation of tho international law and treaty obligations. The delay, however, may be believed to have resulted in no small decree from the domes tic situation of Great Britain. A chango of Ministry occurred in that country duringthe last sion of Parliament. The attention yf tho new Minister was called to the sul ject at an early day, and there is some reasou to expect that it will now be considered in a becoming and friendly spirit. The impor tance of an early disposition of the question cannot be exaggerated. Whatever might bo the wishes of the two governments, it is manifest that good will and friendship be tween the two countries cannot be establish ed until a reciprocity in the practice of good faith and neutrality shall Ls restored between the respective nations, TnE FENIAN TROUBLE. Q-i the Gth of June la-t. in violation of our neutrality laws, a military expedition and enterprise against the British' North Ameri can Colonies was projected and attempted to Le carried on within the territorv and juris diction of the United States, fn obedience t the obligation imposed on the Executive by the Constitution; to eeo that the laws are faithfully executed, all citizens were warned br proclamation against taking part in or aiding such unlawful proceeding, and tho proper civil, military and naval olScers were directed to take all necessary means for the enforcement of the laws. The expedition failed, bat it has not been without its fearful consetjuences. Some of onr citizens whom it was alleged were engaged in the expedi tion, were captured av.il have been brought to trial for a capital offence in the province f.f Lanada. Judgement and sentence of death have been pronounced against some, while ethers been acquitted, fully believing in the maxim of government, that severity of civil punishment for misguided persons who have engaged in revolutionary attempts which have disastrously failed, is unsound and unwise. Such representations have been made to the British Government in be half of the convicted persons, as, being sus tained by an enlightened and humane judg ment, will, it is hoped, induce in their caves an exercise cf clemency and a judicious am nesty to all who were engaged in the move ment. Counsel have been employed by the government to defend the citizens of the U.'dted States, on trail for capital offences in Canada, and a discontinuance of the prosecu tions which were established in the courts of the United States against those who took part in the expedition, as not only political in it3 nature, but foreign to the United States ia its courses and objects. The at tempt was uaderstood to be made in sympa thy with an insurgent party in Ireland, and by striking at a British province on this continent, it was designed to aid in obtaining redress for political grievances which it was assumed the people of Ireland had suffered at the hands of 'tho British Government dur ing a period of several centuries. The per sons engaged in it were chiefly natives of that country. Some of them had, while oth er bad not, become citizens of the United States under our general laws of naturaliza tion. Complaints of misgovernment in Ire land continually engage the attention of the British nation, and so great an agitation is now prevailing in Ireland that the British Government has deemed it necessary to- sus pend the writ of babeus corpus in that coun try. These circumetances must necessarily mcdify the opinions which might otherwise have been entertained in regard to an expe dition expressly prohibited by our neutrality laws, co long as tnese lawa remain upon our statute books they should be faithfully executed. If they operate harshly, unjust ly, or oppressively, Congress alone can ap ply the remedy by their modification or re peal. The political and commercial interests of the United States are not unlikely to be effect ed in some degree by events which are trans piring in the Eastern regions of Europe, and tne time seems to nave come upon our uov ernment when it ought to have a proper dip lomatic representative in Greece. This Government has claimed for all per sons not convicted, or accused, or suspected cf crime, an absolute political right of self expatriation, or a choice of a new national allegiance. Most of the European States have declared for this principle, and have claimed a right to hold each of their subjects as have emigrated to or have been naturalized in the United States, and afterwards return ed on transient visits to their native coun tries, to the performance of military service in like manner as resident subjects. Com plaints arising from claims in this respect, made by Foreign States, have heretofore been matters of controversy between the United States and 6ome of the European powers, and their action consequent upon the failure to settle this question, increased during the war in which Russia, Italy and Austria were engaged. While Great Britain has never acknowledged the right of expatri ation, she has not particularly insisted upon it. France has been forbearing, and Russia has prepared a compromise, which, although evincing increased liberality; has not been - accepted by the United States. Peace is now prevailing everywhere in Europe, and the present seems to be a favorable time for an assertion ty Congress of the principles so long maintained by the Executive Depart ment, that naturalization by ene State fully exempts the native-born subject ef any other State from the performance of military ser vice under any foreign government, "so long . as he does not yoluntarily renounce its rights and benefits. In the performance of a duty imposed upon me by the Constitution, I have thus submit ted to the Representatives of the States and pf te people eucb, information, of gvx doses- tic and foreign affairs as tho public interest seems to require Our Government is now undergoing its most trying ordeal, aud my earnest nraver is that tho ordeal muv bo suc cessfully and favorably passed without im pairing its original sircngm ana symmetry, fho interests of tho nation can bo promoted by a revival of fraternal relations tho com plete obliteration of our privato differences and the re-inauguration ot all tho pursuits ol peace directing our efforts to tho early ac complishment of theso great evils. Let us endeavor to pr.erve harmony be tween tho co-ordinato departments of the Government, o that each in its proper sphere : I'll .. i. .M .1 1 .1 ' may coruiauy co-operate witn mo otner in securing the maintenance of the Constitu tion, the preservation of the Union and the perpetuity of our Institutions. ANDREW JOHNSON. Wash inu fM, December 3, 18CG. Tlic Yl'ay the Money Ooc. I havo read, says the Washington cor respondent of the Dubuquo Herald, your recent editorials concerning Messrs. Har lan and Gooley, of their sudden elevation to tho offices ot honor and profit which they, as Secretary of the lutcrior aud Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Vavo filled here with so much profit to them selves and their iwuiediato political inends. It is well k,nowp that both the gentle men in question Icit Ioyira with scarcely enough money to bear their expenses, both being compelled to leave their fami lies 1 ehind. Senator Harlan, when ha reiidid at Iowa City, lived in the most humble style, kept boarders, for whom Mrs. 11. did the cookipg, whilst the Superintendent of Schools cut and split the wood and. made fires. This vras all honest atvl proper, and praiseworthy, but lo what a change a few short years have wrought. He now lives in one ot the most costly, elegantly furnished maustons in the Federal City, drives splendid horses before SI, 500 car riages the horse3 costiug double the sum whilst the coachmen aud iootmeu dress in more costly livery thau any foreign, minister's drivers do. He ha3 purchescd the elegant mansion, of Clem. Hill, Ki., for which he paid fclu,UUU down, and was to pay the other in on,e au4 two years. He soot) alter went to .Mr. 11 til and beg-ed him to take the other 20,000 due to save iuterest, as he had more money thau he knew how to use. Sot content with the elegant furniture of .Mr. Hill, he refitted aud ujcrbly im proved upon it by the purchase ot ele gant and custly new mirrors, velvet car pets up stairs and down, aud most costly silk curiam, rose-wood piatus, harps, etc., etc. Was there ever n Senator or Secretary at Washington City w ho was l,so auddeu- iv raised trotn obscure poverty to maguiii cent wealth and gratideur before ? This all goes to show that some things may be Uuncas weti as omens, ana that lucre is a cau.-e for feupectiug that all is uot fair in the awardiug of fc'JUJUO contracts for making luJian treaties, and for the jnr chae, by clerks, of the rich silver plate which was recently presented to the Sec retary on his retirement from the Interior Departineut, So it is with Ir. Cooley. NLWsi-Ai'ttt Demise.- We regret to announce the death of sterling Democratic paper, the "Democratic Keview," .Mr. Js'oituer, the editor and publisher, has struggled manfully against adverse cir cumstances, for years, to sustain a Demo cratic paper, At one titne his was the only Democratic paper in Oregon, aud having once been suspended by military orders, its existence hung upou so uncer tain a teuure that few could be found to invest the price of a subscription in sus taining it. He says that at that time his entire receipts from his bu.iinces did not pay for the white paper upon which it was printed. But the nuul cau?e of the fail ure of the paper was the extended credit which was given to subscribers who are too mean or too careless to pay their hon est debts. Mr. Xoitucr says : "Wo have lost during the time we have published this paper, in bad accouuts, not less thau four thousand dollars, and have now stand ing on our books upwards of six thousand dollars that we believe mostly good. Had we one-half of the latter sum there would be no trouble in continuing tho paper." Ignorant and brutal mobs, iqstigated by taucied provocations or the representa tions ot unprincipled men, to destroy Dem ocratic papers, are entitled to more re spect than professed Democrats who com pass the destruction of Democratic papers by robbing them of their just dues. Oregon Herald. Two Ears and a Nubbin. tDo the farmers of Illinois ever think of the blessings of Kadical legislation 't Let us suppose one of them gathering his corn, this fall, while the cold November winds are blowing. t comes across a stalk that has upon it two good ears and a nub bin. "Ah I" says he to himself, that is fine stalk of corn." Now let U3 see how much of its rich product belongs to him. He peels olf the shucks, with cold fingers, from ono big ear : but that must go to the government bondholders, who pay no tax, "who toil not, neither do they spin." Then he tears away tho crispy covering from the other big ear; but that belongs to the Yankee lords of the loom, who lay their greedy fingers upon it through the agency of a protective tariff. The nub bin is now left ; aud justice, one would suppose, should decree that this, at least, should be the property of the farmer, who has cultivated the field through the hot sun of summer, and now gathers its fruit amid the cold blasts of November. Dut no, the nubbin must be divided with the Freedmen's Bureau, which has been erected for the special benefit of the emancipated nigger, who is soon to be come a voter; audita voter, he will sure ly vote to keep up the Bureau ; for the Bureau is a nice thing for "Sambo. Now is not Radical policy a glorious thing? Quincy (111.) Herald. Then ENp Now. Patriotism ia D3G4 no power oa earth can. or shall dissolve the Union. Patriotism in 1S66 Tho Union is dis solved, and all whp deny it are copper heads and traitors. Treason in 1864 To speak disrespect fully of the President and his policy. Treason in 1866 To speak resppct fully of the President and his policy. Covetousness, like a candle ill made, smothers the splendor of a happy fortune ia its own grease. STATE RIGHTS DEMOCRAT. 91. II. AH HO IT. EDITOR. SATURDAY DECEMBER 15, 18GG. Peoples Transportation Company The last Corvallis Gazette, and a lato number of the Oregon City Enterprise, are both out against us and id defence of the P. Trans. Company. Wo expected this, and hence we are not taken by nur priso nor in anywise disappointed. Wo expected that Tray, Blanche and Sweet heart would bark and snap at our hools. Under the circumstances it is fair to pre sume that both these editors have been bought up by the Company. We appre hend it did not take much of, tho money they are daily hauling in, by tho scoop- shovel full to sot these two worthies af ter us in full chorus. What the Gazette has to say wo copy ia full becauso it is by far tho better defence of tho two. Wheu we state that tho editor of, tUo Enterprise was, all last spring and summer, very hos tile to tho old line of steamships, oq the ground that they were monopolies j and when we further state that, op ono occa sion, ha waa so offensively personal that ono of tho captains knocked him down on one of the wharves of Portland, tho pub lie will agree with us that mmrthiwj must havo crossed his palm. Else why change about so suddculy and defend a monopoly on tho Willamette? All the Enterprise editor did, when his apple-cart was capsi zed, as above set forth, was to pick him self up, adjust his slightly dilapidated beaver, heroically seize his caue, and walk off! leaving the belligerent captain aforesaid alone in his glory. But enough of this. Here is what the Gazette has to say : "The editor of tie Atate llight lemocrat, in hU lait issue, poured bit "vials of wrath" upon the People's Transportation Company. He has dis covered that the scale of prW-es fr frt-ight and parage on the Willamette U touch h.ghcr than on the .Missouri and Miiaisiti river. He al inti mates that the boat do nulfurni'h at good "tupaU" fur fi ft j cent a he did white in the hotel buine in Albany, lie cmj lainnl of the waiter, coffe, potatoes, l.ctftrak, w-h-rooin, towel in fact, everything seemrd to go wrong with the aforr ni 1 editor, and to tieh a f-arful ectettt that he imagin ed the butter "inelllikea nigger riiriog freely of a hot ditr." We are no aHdogit for u'nj.o Ittd, far from it. We ihoutd like to eo a line of ojf.siti'.n tratueri running on the upj er Willam ette and I'riwf of freight and laage reducod. liut at the uie time, we d j not Ihik there it Hod ground, at the rent, forcrying out aga';nt the P. T. Co. Tbry have exp ended large rnm -f money in boat, wan-homca and iinprovetueuti t-t tho uj j er rircr, to fay nothing of their gigantic improvement at the fall. Suj'j-o.e th-y have made mom-y off the public! They hare not hoarded ii uj,. it ha been daed in circulation, a;d every dollar rpent in imitroring and facilitat ing tranit at the fall, in a direct and oilite ad vantage to thi uj per country. Farmer can now hip thir product- to Portland or lo .San Kran-ico in good hafi. Instead of being carted for three fourth of a tnile over a rough road, a formerly, it now only ha to .a through the warehouse from the boat above the fall to thoso below. 'or thi outlay of capital, it i right and proper that the Company fhould have remuneration. The aiae "hue and cry" i frequently raited againt tbeO. S. N. Co., without whic h the mine of Kait eru Oregon and Idaho would scarcely bo known. The came objection might be urged againt the Oregon and California binge Company, tho tele graph, and, in fact, againtt every improvement on the prim itive mode of communication r cor,vcy. ancc. At the lime mentioned, the boat bad not commenced making their regular trip. It i dif ferent now. Whatever may be laid againtt the V. T. Co., thw uper eountry would move very !ow without it. And when we wih to vimI Port laud or .wa!em, we are content to patronize the boat, and give the "delightful mud -wagou of the tage company" a wide berth. We hote friend Abbott will be in a happier mood the next time he ha occasion to viit tha mt-tr'ipoli, and perhaps he will ce thing a a different li2uli' The Gazette editor ays he is no apolo gist for monopolies. Why, then, write a long and labored article in defence of one of the ino.st crushing and grinding mo nopolies on this coast? If our Corvallis friend inust lib occasionally, we advise hitn not to cause his fibs to stand out in bold relief on the very face ot the article containing them. The one under consid cration is so plain and palpable that the wayfaring man, though ?. fool, cannot-a-void seeing it, The editor avers that he would "like to seo a line of opposition steamers running on the upper Willam ette, and prices of freight and passage reduced." Yet he thinks it isn't right to say aught against the P, Transportation Company. He fraqkly admits that they have made money off the public but ho claims that it his been put in circula tion ; that large sums of money have been expended in boats, ware-houses and improvements of the upper river, and in "gigantic improvements at tho falls," What would be thought of a robber who should plead, in extenuation of his rob beries and blood-shed, and as a reason why he should not be punished at all, that he had expended his ill-gotten pelf in "gi gantic improvements" in this county? Would any intelligent and honest jury clear him on such grounds ? Would his crimes be any the less aggravated and heinous ? Ccrtatnly not. Yet his plea would bo quite as weighty, and as much entitled to respectful and serious conside ration as is the one urged in behalf of the plucking of the public by the People's Transportation Company. The editor of the Gazette says that it is right and proper that the Company be remuperatpd for their outlay of capital. To this we agree. But this is not tho question in issue ; and tha Gaztttta will permit U3 to say ho has completely eva ded it. No one objects to improvements being piade up and down the Willamette river. Everybody likea to see warehou ses erected, and f'gigantio improvements at the falls," and no one denies that who ever makes jthgra should bs properly re imbursed. What we do pbject to is that the P. T. Company should charge two to three prices for freight and passage. We are told that they now charge eight dol lars per ton for down-river, and twelve dollars for up-river freight making an j average, of aboufr t$a dollars per ton. Last year freight was delivered at the Al bany wharf, from Portland, for four dol lars por ton by Capt. Ankney; and wo are told ho stated ho made money, while running as opposition. We havo talked with several Albany merchants on this question of freights They all agree that Linn county alone an nually pays to tho People's Transportation Company, for freight, at least Ono Hun dred Thousaud Dollars. Home put it as high as 8160,000. Now, if it be true that freight from Portland here pays well at $1 per ton, it is self-evident that the peoplo of Linn oouuty pay from seventy five to Oue Hundred Thousand Dollars more, auuually, for freight, than they should pay, or than, vrould pay if thero were any opposition. Jo, other words, tho Peoples' Transportation Com pauy have tuken oao.-lulf or two-thirds more blood from the people ofLinu coun ty than they nhould have done. We do not doubt that the time will conic, aud that b for: Q long, when freight will be de livered here for S-,50 and 83,00 per ton, and mouey will be made oxen at these fig ures. It ia Uot a aU wonderful that tho P. T. Coin pauy can build boats, and warehou ses, and can make "gigantic improve ments at tho fall," Qud buy up the land on both fides thereof, Any company that gougo the public as they do can do like wiwe. Xor is it anv wonder that men ml who, a few years ago, were as poor an lilutcd hkim-milk, are now among mill ionaires. Tiik Democratic Party. -The Journal of Commerce, alluditig to the Radical cry that the Democratic party is dead, says : "It has existed through tho last six years, aud has polled jut about one-half of the entire vote of the coun try. It has been welded together more firmly and compactly than evr before in all its history. If any oue doubts this, lt him study the facts and look at the remarkable spectacle presented from year to year by this party, marching steadily to the polls in solid phalanx, met by every sort of opposition, under a temp)at of ob loquy, threatened with the direct puubh tnenti, but unflinching for all that, earn ing fairly it old name, 'untcrrified,' and votiog steadily the half of all the votes iu the country withiu a Ptuall fraction. Th'u is a fact to be taken into account in thes days." Death of the Oluest (Jim 1'eu,ow l THE Wottl.li. There ha ju.U died at f'reston a man named George Ward, who wr,s the oldest Odd Fellow in the world. He born in 17'J, and for sixty years worked for the principal man ufacturing firm of Preston. Between fifty aud sixty years ago he becqmo a ineru berof a mall local friendly society, and subsequently, on the organisation of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (Manchester Uuity), he joined that body, and remained a most faithful member of the Duke of York Lodge (Preston Dis trict) up to the time of his death. The period of his Initiation was September 25th, 1815. He was the first provincial Grand Master of the Preston District, and was one of thewe who signed the first "dispensation" that came to America. "Spot Him !" -Iu September, 1801, says the Dayton Journal, Andrew John son made a campaign speech in Nashville, in which he said : ''Whenever jou find a man anywhere prating about tho Constitution of the United States, tjtot him he's a traitor !" Thero is a "humble invidual" wander ing about the country just now, declaring that he "has held all the offices from Al derman to President," and who is iqy iting the people to ''spot him !'' The foregoing, says the Daytop Em pire, is a deliberate fabrication. Andrew Johnson never eaid anything of the kind. It was Ilcnjamin F. Wade who made the remark in substance. It was not madu in .September! nor at aqy time in 1804; but in the U. B. Senato, iq April, 1802. The attempt to father tho ravings of old Wade on Joqspq js a Jitfjo poo strong. The Wrong Lady. A Doston Gen tleman, whose lady was suffering from a cold, got up at midnight and went below to get a mustard poultice. In hia agita tion he paistook tlje room on his return, and went into one where thero was a light burning as dinjly as that he left-r-a roopi altogether similar, and apparently his wife in bed fast asleep. He applied the mustard poultice to her chest, and sat quietly awaiting at the bedside till it be gan to draw. It did draw: but it drew an infuriated scream from tho young lady who had been the subject of his uncon scious solicitude. At the sound of the unaccustomed voice, the nature of the ac cident which had befallen him and Jus peticnt was at once visible, and he rush ed headlong from tha arms niustarded woman ipto tho arms of his oyn, 3oth parties told their story the next day, 'and had to retire amid the, Jaugfuer of all the occupants. Thprp arp Radical authoritieshigh authorities that are frank and honest enough to admit the true aim of their party. Tho New York "Independent" says: "No leading Republican iu Congress means to admit the ten waiting States sim ply on the adoption of the Constitutional Amendment, These States are to fee ad mitted on no conditions short of the equal political rights of their loyal citi zens without distinction of race; A re construction of the Union on any other basis would be a national dishonor. Un til the rebel States can come back on this basiflj (hey shall not come bach at allf' , BY TELEGRAPH. C'oiigrcftMlonuU Washington, December 4. In the House Stevens, of Pennsylvania, intro duced his bill to regulate removals from office, which was made the special order for Friday, Dec. 7. Lawrence, of Ohio, yesterday offered a resolution, which wns adopted, instruct ing the Judiciary Committee to enquire into the expediency of providing a mode of proceeding in cases of impeachment. J Wentworth, of Illinois, offered the fol lowing resolution in response to that por tion of tho President's message that re lates to those communities which claimed to be tho Confederate States of America : ItcHolvcd, that this House finds the" many acts of disloyalty which have transpired in tlicHc communities since its last adjourn ment, as well as iu tho recent elections in the loyal States, additional reasons for ius'iKtiug op the adoption of the Constitu al Amendment before it will cp.nsidcr tho propriety of giviuj; them Congressional represcntatiou. Aucona, of Pennsylvania, moved to lay the resolution on the table, lost ayca!J2, noes 1 l'J. 'The resolution was thep adop ted without a division. On motion ofOrth, of Indiana, the President was requested to comiuunicate any correspondence or information relat ing to tl;o attempt of auta. Auu$ an4 Ortega, to, prgauiio an, armed expedition withiu the IJuited States, for the pu,rpOke of overthrowing the natioual government of the Republic of Mexico, Urownell, of PenuHylvariia,, offered, tho following resolution, : Resolved, that the committee ou Territories be instructed to enquire into tho expediency of report ing a bill providing Territorial govern ments for several districts of country within the jurisdiction of the United States, formerly occupied by the once ex isting States of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Missis ipj'i, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkau.sas and Texas, and giving to all adult male inhab itant, born within the limits of the Uni ted States, or duly naturalized, and who did not participate in the late rebellion, full and equal political rights in such Territorial governments Adopted, ayes 107 noes '!. Stevens, of Pennsylvania, offered a reso lution for the rc-appointent of the Joint Committee of Kccotistructiou, and that the document and resolutions that were re ferred to in anew Adopted. In the House, Wa'-hburne, of Illinois, from the Committee of Rajcs, reported a uew : rule for the appointment, at the com mencement of each hcssion, of a standing! committee of uiue rucmberson freedmen's affairs ? A greed to. A bill reported Iiuit session from the Hanking Committee, toamend the nation al currency act, tame up. HIcrt f Mahsachuhctts, argued against its recom mittal, arguing that the committee had given the matter full consideration for six mouth of laat K-'xsioti, and that the Hou.e wa-s as competent to cauiJer it as the committee was. After Koine diacunion Hooper withdrew his motion, and the bill popoued till the third Tuesday of Decem ber. Winans, of Pennsylvania, from the Ju diciary Committee, reported back a bill on the Katne subject, making provision for a Kepcrate bureau for controller of curren cy. It was made a special order for Thursday next. Winans, of Pennsylvania, from Ju diciary Committee, reported back adverse ly the House Dill to create the Northern Judicial District of Pennsylvania, the bill to authorize the employment of addi tional counsel on cases of claims pending agaiii.st the Government. Houe resolution to repeal that portion of act of July 17th, 1?02. which limits forfeiture of real estate for tie crime of treason to the lifetime of tho owner was laid on the table. SUiteellnneouM Xcmn IteiiiM. Nk.n York, Dec. 0. The steamer Ris ing Star brings new? from Aspinwallaud Valparaiso The allied squadrons are ex pected to sail November lath, with scaled orders. It is believed Mansauillo is the destination, and that the design is to in terrupt tho Spanish vessels. T ne session of Congress terminated in the defeat of t)ic opposition. The Chili Hans ?pre trying to purchase iron-elads Provisions quiet. An attempted revolution was quelled. The steamer Pahatan had arrived at Papama, November 27th, to await Admi ral Dalhgreen, New York, Dec. 9. The steamship Celestial Ftnpire, built for tho San Fran cisco apd China line, was launched at Webb's ship yard yertcrday, and will be read for service March 1st, I8G7. She is 36 feet long, aud of 4000 tons burden. Recruits for the regular army are being sent to Texas, California and the Western lrontier. Few York, Dec. 0,r The Henrietta Vesta and tho Flectwing yatch. for the oceau race, have taken out Custom-house clearances for England, and will start Tticsday niprning the lUh, for the Isle of Wight, between rrunella Leonard Os good, and tho stakes, 80,000, have been desposited with Leonard W. Jerome. The United States Circuit Court, Sraal- ley presiding, gave a verdict of 810,000 againsfRen. llolliday, for tho loss of "a money package, near J ulcsburg, two years ago, when tho Indians destroyed the Overland coach : but tho Court' ruled otherwise. Washington. December 9th. The remainder of the crew of passengers of 1. ' O - I 1 ' .1 me ouwanee, were pictea up Dy the Ap pomattox, and reached Charleston Dec 8th. A dispatch from Norfolk says the only passenger badly scalded was Thomas Kelso : three coal passers were killed ; the wounaea are aping wen. Washington, Dec. 9. Washburn's resolution, adopted by tho house last Thursday, opens up the question so much agitated last winter, of putting , the tele graphjlines under the Government control. Ihis question branched olf last winter in to an iict to encourage the building of ri val lines, but there is no encouragement to build such lines against the existing monopoly, and tho fight this winter will be directed towards reforming the exist- mg management or demolisU it. The press imbroglio will hastea the early sola tion of this question : " " The diplomatic correspondence lyith France, concerning Maximilian, has heen furnished, the committees pa Poreigij f- faira of both Senato and House entire, but only ap portion has been published. It appears, however, from Rigelow's dis- . . . . ' ! 1 1 .1. patches that lie was iniormcu ny me Marquja do Monstier, on the 11th of Oc tober, that his Majesty desired to with draw tho troops from Mexico as practi cable, without reference to th,o period fixed if shorter. ime would suffice) and on the same day Fgelow was informed by Pernor of the Mexjcaa, line of Steam ships, that the contract ha,d. been finally signed to bring tho French troops hom in March- Rigclow adds, I have reason to think Pcrrior was instructed to make his communication to me. Minister Campbell's instructions were written Oc tober 20th aud he failed November 9h. His instructions arc lengthy; he is in formed that our Government puts faith in the French promise for the withdrawal of tho troops, and he, Campbell, will find a portion of the French army already gone, thus producing a crisis. At this time it was expected that Gen. Grant would accompany Campbell, but as that proved to bo inconvenient, Sherman was substituted October 20. John II. & ti rr a tt. Washington, Dee 10th. The cor respondence in the caso of Surratt, is vol uminous. The prisoner was trrccd from Montreal, Quebec, Liverpool, and Rome to Alexandria. Surratt states that the plan was to abduct Lincoln, and he con tfeuted, but iiootlt urged Vim, to change his plans. Surratt was on hi way to do so from Canada, but at St. Albans he heard of the assassination. While at Rome, Surratt acknowledged participat ing iu the crime, and declared Davis was privy to it. The informant in the case was formerly a schoolmaster ia Maryland. He desired that his name should not be made known so as to endanger his life. Christi.y Counhel. The New York Independent professes to be a religious paper. Here is a bit of pious advice it lately gave ; Now is the time to shape the illustrious issue. Jhese crisp, fresh, breezy, autum- nal days make work a pleasure and poli tics a pastime. Vacation ends ; the cam paign begins. Every minister who has a loyal b;art iu'his heart in his breast ought tp be the first voice in his parish to speak for the Fall elections. Every Republican lawyer ought straightway to make an un answerable brief for at least one good ar gument with the people before the day of decision. Every public spirited citizen will uow have ixty or ninety days where in he may grandly serve his country by adding his voice to the thunder roll of re buke that is to rattle the window-panes of the White House. Circulate tracts, documents, newspaper and speeches; wherever you read a good word, fitly spok cu, cut it out and give it to some hefcitat ing friend. Unmannerly. .Mrs. Jellifiowcr, who is from the rural dis'rict, went to fcce Histori, and thought the ladies and gen tlemen that composed the audience very unmauuerly, "for," aid hc, ';they sot up and read dime novels the whole evening.1 A Useful SKmT..The Captain'" wife of the hchoouerTeideur, which foundered at fcea receutlv, aved herself and the crew by whipping off her balmoral tkirt and flauntiug it to attract the attention of a passing vowel. Aged. Mrs. Martha Carson died, re cently, in Rice county, (ieorgia, aged 133 year, G months and three day. the had cut three acts of teeth, the last Leinir email and like a squirrel's. TAILORING JAMES pUNSTANj HAS opened a TAILOR SHOP on Kirt itreet, oi'it.tMte the "IcmoTat" Ofiicc, where he umy alwayit be found ready to CUT, OR CUT AND MAKE ALL K!DS OF GLOTHI1TG, On abort notice and n any ptyle desired by cus tomers. He a4.o CI.EA.VS AXU REPAIRS All kind of Clothing and 'ioods. December 15, "GC. v2nlSly GOOD GURB AND PLENTY OF IT. AT TIIE- BENNETT HOUSE, SALEM OREGON. L. JAY S. TURNEY, HAVING LEASED THE ABOVE NAMED Hotel, is prepared to accommodate the trav eling public, and one Husnnwn hkgi-lar board- era, in as good style as any House on the Coast. He has determined to make tho "Bennett" as cood as tho beet, and better than any public house iu r'Biuiu. lie n in auuii ,ilu jii'm ouiue tuipurutu i im provements, which will add greatly to its appear ance auu comfort, and intends to merit and hopes to receive his share of patronage Ho has scoured the services of "Charley" (known to be the best cook in Salem, and one of the best in the whole country), and other compe tent persons to manago the culinary department, and is resolved to set aa good a tablo as can be found anywhere not in clap-trap, pomp and show, flummery and fine furniture, but in an abundant supply of the Tory best the market affords. His Bar-Room will be kept warm and lighted, and well supplied with newspapers, periodicals and other suitable reading malter, apd kept in a manner which will make it an agreeable resort. Jn short, he intends' making an effort to please Ahb who stop at the Bennett House. And he most respectfully requests his friends everywhere to give the old and well known Mand at least one more trial bofore concluding they ean do as well elsewhere, and promises if they are not well treat ed, and properly cared for, and at reasonable fig urea; it will not be the fault of the public's moat obodiont and most humble servant, L, JAY S. TURNEY, N. B. Furnished rooms, with or without board, by the day,' week or' month, at tho "Bennett"; charges moderate. L. J. S. T. , Salem, Oregon, Nor. 12, 1866 v2nl8tf Final Settlement. In the County Court of Linn County, Oregon. Estate of Alonzo Simons, deceased m NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TnAT AL fred Whealdon, administrator of said estate, filed in this Court at tho December Term. 1S66. his accounts for, and prays a filial setttement of the same. " It is therefore ordered that said armlioation' ba heard on Wednesday the 9th day of January, 1S67, at 9 o'clock A. m., of said day, at the County Court Roonj, in Albany, in said County, and that notice thereof be published for four successive weeks in the "State Rights Democrat." EDWARD R. GEARY, County Judge. E. F.Rcssell, Attorney. " " v . ; Pecembex 7, 1860-71 NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. -......i-.... .1 ,. ,. , " HATS, L HATS. MEUSSDORFPER & BRO., Manufacturer and TtpporUiri of, and Wholesale and Retail Dealer PATS AOTD OAPS, 0 HAJTERS' MATERIALS, No. 73 Front Street, Portland. ARK RECEIVING., M ADDITION TO their extcriMTe Stock, h'j tytrj Steamer, all the LATJiST STYLES of few Yok, London an I'arifeiau taut ft, for Gentlemen's and Children's War Which they will sell CHEAPER THAN AM OTHER HOUSE ON THE QOASH DEALERS IN lA'?' Will commit their own intret 07 xaioinf ov Stock before purchasing elsewhere. IIa(a of, every style and Description fVIADE TQ ORDER, IV 13 AT LY UEFAIREP AT--; T. C. Meuj&dorfFer & Bro.'fl, No. 72 Front Street ."Portland, O'CT, Cor. D and Second Hta Maryarille, Cal." i'o. 125 J Street Sacramento Cal i'oa. tZb k 637 Commercial St San Fraoeiaeo. fT- Wholetsale Houie at Sai Franeiaco, Jfo Commercial through to 637 Clay itreeti. Dec. 1, lfcfto v2nl6tf NATIONAL COLLEGE or- BUSINESS AND COMMERCE? Cor. Alder and Front Street, PORTLAND - - - OUEQOn. 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' Sheriff's Sale. 1 BY VIRTUE OF A WRIT QF EXECUTION and order ef sale issued from the 'Circuit Court of the btate of Oregon and County of Linn, and to me directed, in favor, of Thomas Montcith and against Berry Evans and Franklin Presleyj administrators of the estate of Sidney Smith, de7 ceased, for the pum of eight hundred and eighty dollars and fifteen cents interest, and costs ard accruing eosts, I have on this 28th day of Novem ber, 180(3, levied upon, and on Saturday, the 29thdayof Decemheri 1$66 between the hours of ten o'clock, A. m., aud rbn e'clock, p. h., wiljejposo to publio auction Jo the highest bidder, in front of the Court House door, in said Linn county, the pjl6ing described rejil property Je.yrit: Ail' of the Donation Land Claim of Berry Evans, No. 5,222, in Township No. fourteen (14) south of range three (3) west, Willamette Merid ian, situated in Linn County, Oregon; rm' HARVEY SMITH, Sheriff of Linn County, Oregon.. November 29, IS60. v2nl64w ' SETTEITIEItfT tfOTICE. All persons knowing themselves indebted to tha undersigned are hereby notified to appear and set tle up within six weeks from this date,'' either by note, cash or trade, and save costs. Our accounts Ml'ST BE SETTLED. 'J. FLEISCHSER A CO.