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CORVALLIS, OREGON, MAY 9, 1884.
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HON. B1NGER HERMANN.
FOR SUPREME JUDGE,
L. FL1NN, of Albany.
FOit PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS.
D. P. THO.tfHSON, of Portland, WAR
REN TRUITT, of Dallas, and J. C. LEIS
URE, of Umatilla.
DELEGATES TO THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN
J. M. SWIFT of Baker, J. T. APPERSON
of Clackamas, M. J. McCONNELL of
YAMHIL, A. J. HOVEY of
Lane, J. N. DOLPH of Mult
nomah, O. W. DENNY of
L. R. WEBSTER, Judge.
D. L. WATSON. Attorney.
SENECA SMITH, Judge, A. H. TANNEK,
CHAS. E. WOLVERTON, Atty.
T. A. McBRIDE, Attorney; F. J TAYLOR,
CHAS. PARRISH Attorney; M. L OLM
JOINT SENATOR FOR WASCO, CROOK, KLAM
ATH and LAKE COUNTIES,
C. M. CART WRIGHT.
JOINT REPRESENTATIVE FOR WASCO AND
W. H. DUFUR.
JOINT SENATOR FOR POLK AND BENTON,
HON. J. D. LEE, of Polk.
FOR THE LEGISLATURE,
A. HENKLE, W. P.
and M. J. CONNOR.
HAWKINS and G. G. NEWTON.
B. W. WILSON.
T. J. BLAIR.
FOR SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT,
4PROF. E. GRIMM.
DR. T. V. B. EMBREE.
Thursday of last week Congressman
George received a letter from Rev. G.
H. Atkinson and others, asking him
to support the Blair educational bill
now before the house. The letter
states that his vote to pass the bill will
be sanctioned by the people of this
State, which it certainly wilL
The State Republican Convention
which met at Portland, Oregon, April
30th, had a very quiet and harmonious
session, although the interests of differ
ent candidates before the convention
were looked after sharply by the re
spective friends of each. The con
vention adopted an excellent platform,
besides doing a good work in other
Binger Hermann, of Douglas
county, was nominated on the sixth
ballot for Congressman. He is a long
resident and an early pioneer of Doug
las county and well acquainted with
the wants and necessities of the people
of Oregon. Mr. Hermann is a lawyer
of ability and a man of learning who
together with his friends assures the
people when he is elected to Congress
he will work hard and earnestly for
the benefit of all sections of the State
with equal justice to all and without
partiality or prejudice to any other
locality. It is needless to predict hat
Mr. Hermann will be elected next
June by a large majority because it is
apparent to everyone that this will be
the inevitable result. The election of
Mr. Hermann as our next Congress
man has still another quite important
significance, because it will be the first
election of the year preceeding the
election of our next president. Mr.
nermann is a man wiio naturally in
spires the people with confidence and
we hope when elected will be able to
please the people, although when
man is elected to Congress and takes
his seat there and enters upon his
duties he finds it impossible to ac
complish everything his people desires
of him and hence they become dis
satisfied with him. A man going to
Congress finds several hundred other
Congressmen who als6 desire to ac
complish certain ends, and one Con
gressman from a small State like Ore
gon at last finds that he is compelled to
accomplish only what others will per
mit him to do and not always what he
J udge L. Flinn of Albany was nom
inated for Supreme Judge, who is a
lawyer of about fifteen year's practice
of fair ability. He was elected four
years ago county judge of Linn County
where the majority was largely demo
cratic. His official career as iuclge of
Linn county has given good satisfaction
and if elected to the Supreme bench
will doubtless discharge the duties
thereof with energy, integrity and sat
isfaction to the people.
The presidential electors nominated
are D. P. Thompson, of Portland,
Warren Truitt'of Dallas and J. C.
Leisure of Umatilla. These gentle
men are good speakers and in due time
will canvass different parts of the
State for the Presidential Republican
Mr. D. L Watson of Coos county
was nominated for district attorney of
this judicial district. He is a practic
ing attorney of about 15 years stand
ing of good ability and a brother of E.
B. Watson, the present Supreme
judge, and also a brother of J. F.
Watson formerly judge of this district.
Although we never saw him prosecute
a case in court yet he is said to be an
active, vigorous and able prosecutor
and when elected prosecuting attorney
will no doubt make the commission of
After the delegates to the National
Republican Convention were elected a
resolution instructing them to use
their best efforts to nominate James G.
Blaine, of Maine, as the next Republi
can candidate for President. A few of
the government appointees did not
favor any instruction, but desired the
matter left open until the usual ap
pointments which are expiring shall
be reappointed. In the evening after
the convention adjourned on Thursday
a ratification was held at Portland
where able speeches were made by
candidates and other gentlemen of cul
ture and ability to a large and attentive
assembly of people. Everything is
encouraging for a large republican
We are pleased to note the fact that
Benton county has honored two of
Marion county's former citizens in the
Republican County Convention, viz:
W. P. Ready and Prof. E. Grimm.
Mr. Keady was re-nommated for Rep
resentative in the Oregon Legislature,
which position he filled with great
acceptance and ability. We have not
the least doubt but that he will be
again returned to the State capital
an active and influential member of
the House from Old Benton, Prof. E
Grimm.of the State Agricultural College
was nominate'd for County School
Superintendent. He is a son of Hon.
J. W. Grimm, of Aurora precinct, one
of the most reliable and substantial
citizens of our county, and Edgar is a
"chip of the old block," a proficient
scholar, and an able and enerj
ieacher, as well as an intelligent and
cultured gentleman. We can assure
the citizens of Benton county that they
will make a wise choice in selecting
Prof. Grimm as the standard bearer of
their educational interests. Salem
The senate last week pressed Senator
Slater's bill providing for allotment
of land in severalty to Indians residing
on the Umatilla reservation, and
granting patents therefor the bill pro
vides that the Cayuse, the Walla
Walla and the Umatilla Indians, re
siding upon reservations, who have
expressed a willingness, shall be settled
upon lands in severalty, and that the
residue of the reservation shall be sold
for their benefit. Each head of a
family is entitled to 160 acres, each
Indian over 18,80 acres, each orphan
child under 18,80 acres, and each child
not otherwise provided for 80 acres.
The Indians are allowed to select their
own lands, provided they are upon the
reservation, and the act provides that
there shall be selected and set apart
for an industrial farm and school 640
acres of agricultural lands. A com
mission is created to go upon the res
ervation and ascertain the number of
Indians residing thereon, the amount
of land required to make allotments
and to set apart lands for the use of
the Indians. The president is to cause
patents to issue to the Indians, which
shall be inalienable for twenty-five
years, at the end of which time the
land shall be deeded in fee simple and
discharged of all incumbrances what
The funds received from the sale of
reservation lands, after allotments
have been made, are to be deposited in
the treasury of the United States to
the credit of the Indians, and to draw
4 per cent, per annum interest, Q per
cent, to be used under the directions of
the president in assisting the Indians
to establish themselves upon their sev
eral allotments, and $2000 is to be de
voted to the establishment and support
of an industrial farm and school for
the training and education of the chil
dren of said Indians.
The act appropriates $40,000 for
carrying out its provisions, $10,000 to
be expended toward the establishment
of the before mentioned industrial
A proviso is added to the bill that
the state of Oregon shall be entitled to
select from the public lands of the
United States lands in lieu of the six
teenth and thirty-sixth sections con-
tameti m tne u matina reservation, as
now set apart and established.
There was no debates upon the bill,
and a short amendment reported by
the committee on Indian affairs, which
does not affect its material provisions,
The civil service reform system sug
gested and opperated upon during
president Hays' administration is be
ing discarded and in several states
custom house officers and other ap
pointees have organized conventions
and have so manipulated matters as to
get Arthur dele sates to the National
Convention. In some places their
manipulations caused dissatisfaction
and led to difficulty. The practice of
permitting the president to renominate
himself by his horde of hungry ap
pointees should be rebuked.
THE CHINESE BILL.
The house on the 3rd inst., passed
the amendatory Chinese exclusion bill
by a vote of 184 to 12. In support of
the bill M. C. George said, when the
original act was before the house he
had declared his views on the subject,
and only wished now to reiterate his
declarations in all their force and im
port. The people of the Pacific coast
came before the Forty-eighth congress
and pointed out some detects which
time and experience had shown to exist
in the original act. They asked for
remedial legislation. He believed the
provisions of the pending bill were
absolutely necessary for the enforce
ment of the original act. That act did
not provide for punishment in the case
of its violation. If congress had the
right to say certain persons should not
enter this country, it had the right,
and it was absolutely necessary that
it should be exercised, to provide pun
ishment for them if they did come,
This pending bill did, and if that were
the only provision in it would merit
the careful attention and favorable
consideration of this house. He
appealed to his side of the house to
stand by the national interests of the
Pacific coast. It was not a party
measure with the jieople of that regior.
The people there were united. They
looked on this measure as a matter of
the very greatest importance to their
advancement, prosperity and happiness
in the future.
Cassidy of Nevada said the present
bill was intended to carry out the in
tentions of congress in passing the ex
clusion act. Both political parties are
committed to the doctrine that the
further coming of Chinese to this
country shall be restricted. Both na
tional conventions in 1876 included
in their platforms resolutions to that
effect. Similar resolutions were in
cluded in both platforms in 1880.
He was sorry the question of race had
been raised in this debate. Members
from the Pacific coast were not against
Chinamen because of the color of his
skin, but because of the degradation
ight in this country; because he
does not come to this country to enjoy
the blessings of freedom. Not one of
them comes for that reason. They do
not come as Europeans come; they do
not come as honest, good citizens; they
come to better themselves from a finan
cial point of view. There is a stipula
tion given in their contracts that if
they die their bones shall be taken
back to China.
The committee on appropriations
it is said will soon report to the house
a bill in which is contained the follow
ing items recommended for points in
Oregon and Washington Territory.
For continuing the improvement at
Yaquina bay $40,000. For work on
the canal at the Cascades $100,000.
The upper Willamette river, above
Portland $5000, and the Columbia
below Portland $100,000. For the
upper Chlumbia and Snake rivers
$5000. The committee must be fear
fill that the U. S. treasury may be
come shorjof funds, hence such meager
appropriations. It is certainly difficult
to cany on the river and harbor im
provements as they should be im
proved in a new country like Oregon
where2appropriations are dealt out in
such a niggardly manner. Yaquina
bay in order to push the improvement
as it should be done ought to have not
less than $200,000, and other places in
According to the estimates of some
of Blaine's friends it is stated by them
that he is likely to get the nomination
for president on the first ballot. This
view of his chances is perhaps too over
If James G. Blaine is nominated as
the Republican candidate for the next
president, it will be the means of cre
ating an enthusiasm among the people
unequaled liefore in the United States.
It is the opinion of those intelligent
in railroad matters in San Francisco
that the Central Pacific Will secure con
trol of the Oregon and California road,
and complete it during the present
The Republican party of Benton county
in convention assembled, do make and affirm
the following declaration of our principles:
First. That all land grants to railroads,
unearned according to the contract, should
be forfeited and restored to the public do
main for the use of actual settlers.
Second. That weSrecognize the essential
justice of jhe principles of the law of the
last session of the Legislature known as the
iviorcgage Lax i.av; ai:u tuat tne assess
ment laws should be so amended as to more
fully equalize taxation and prevent the
making of temporary and fictitious indebt -edness
to offset assessed value.
Third. That we are in favor of the en
actment of a registry law that will guard
the ballot-box and prevent illegal voting.
Fourth. That the general government
should purchase the canal and locks at
Oregon City, to the end that the Willamette
river may be made a free highway to the
sea; also, that the present rates of toll at
said locks should be reduced to a reasonable
compensation for the service performed.
Fifth. That we are in favor of making it
a misdemeanor for any public officer or
member of the Legislature to accept or use
a free pass from any corporation or common
Sixth. That monopolies, by which a
privileged class exercise a controlling power
over the property and labor of a multitude
of citizens, are opposed to the genius and
spirit of our government; and we favor sucli
legislation, both State and National, as will
prevent co-oporate bodies from encroaching
upon and oppressing the people.
Seventh. That in order to more securely
protect the interests of mechanics and
laborers, we are in favor of more efficient
and well considered lien laws.
Eighth. That the continuance and
earnest prosecution of the improvement to
the entrance of Yaquina harbor is an object
of the deepest interest to Benton county
and the entire State, with special reference
to the certain results of such improvement
in reducing the cost to producers and con
sumers of both inland and ocean transporta
tion of the products of Central and Eastern
Oregon, and we pledge our nominees for the
Legislature to vote for no man for the office
of United States Senator who will not un
equivocally admit the paramount importance
of this great object, and energetically and
earnestly strive to secure liberal appropria
tions from the general government for its
Ninth. That we favor a Legislative en -
actment submitting to the voters of Oregon,
subject to their decision, a constitutional
amendment that shall prohibit the man
ufacture, sale or use of intoxicating liquors
within the State, except for mechanical and
lentil, mat the road laws should ue io
amended as to require the payment of road
tax in the district where the property is
W. P. Keady,
A. G. Mulkey,
R. A. Bensell.
A-ttornev - at - Law,
Corvallis, - - Oregon.
GEORGE A. BROCK,
A.ttornev at Law,
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J. U. Lkk, M. D. G. R. Fakka, M. 1).
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T.V B. EMBREE, M. D.,
IPliy sic: axjx & Surgeon.
Office 2 doors south of H. E. Harris Store,
Cokvalli-', - Oregon.
Residence on the southwest corner of block, north
Mid west of the Methodist church.
De Groot & Morris.
Have established themselves at Ik-slop's old stand,
where they are prepared to make the finest pictures
at reasonable rates. Call and see specimens.
THE PATENT SAND BAND
For the protection of the spindles of WAGONS.
BUGGIES, and CARRIAGES, can be had of
Saris E, Newton, Gen'i Ag't, Benton County,
and G. W. KENNEDY is authorized to put theiu
on all vehicles. This invention is a sure protection
from the spindles being ruined by sand, gravel and
mud which. finds its way into them. 14m3.
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and Receipt liookfc Circulars, Labels, Shipping
Tags, Posters, orkiy class of Job Printing.
Prices as low as Good Work can be done for.
Senator Dolph, from the committee
on commerce, recently made a favora
ble report to the senate on the bill
authorizing the construction of a canal
from Lakes Union and Washington,
in Washington Territory, to Puget
Sound, a distance of about 5000 feet.
The bill provides that the company to
whom it grants the right to construct
the canal shall receive all lands re
claimed by their work along the line.
The measure has been reported favor
ably to the house.
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painless in its action. Cures habitual Con
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blood, regulates the Liver and acts on the
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etc. Strengthenes the organs on which it
acts. Better than bitter, nauseous Liver
medicines, pills, salts and draughts. Sam
ple bottles free, and large bottles for sale by
Allen & Woodard.
Wall Paper! Wall Paper!
The Largest Stock, and
Ever Shown in Corvallis,
At Philip Weber's
ALL PAPER TRIMMED GRATIS
By a patent paper trimmer. Alio
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Picture Framing Done to Order.
Store in Fisher's Brick Building
CORVALLIS, - OREGON.
STEINWAY & SON AND KRANICH & BACH
Pianos. Tuning and repairing of Pianos
and Organs a specialty.
.sKAirAiDKRrtribmo Portland 0r
W. C. Crawford
TTEEPS CONSTANTLY ON HAND A LARGE
.Dl assortment of Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, etc.
All kinds of repairing done on short notice, and all
work warranted. l8:33-yl
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Boot and Shoe Maker,
I always keen on hnnri nnori.r inn-
tcrial and warrant mv work. I ask an evniiinAi..
of my goods before purchasing elsewhere.
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FOR SALE AT THIS OFFICE.
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LOW RATES. PICTURES REPRODUCED-
Great care taken With Children.
LK BONE SATISFACTORILY AND PROMPTLY
McCONNELL & HUFFMAN.
One door south of A. C'authoni & Son.
BREECH & MUZZLE LOADING SHOTGUNS
RHiM, , Pistols.
Spy GlaxseK, Fishing Tackle,
Work made to order and warranted.
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CORVALLIS, : OREGON,
Keeps constantly on hand all kinds o:
Coffins ard Caskets.
Work done to ordsr on short notice and at
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