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Herald's Washington special says: Lead-
We append the Mercury's report of
ing Democrats say they do not care to de
the meeting of the Electoral College,
Tbe President’s Message lias been fend the action in Oregon, but that when
The canvass of the vote of Oregon to-wit :
delivered and published in most of the there wi as so much unscrupulous sharp
at the Presidential election was com
A few minutes before twelve o’clock the
practice on the other side they are glad to
menced on Monday, the 4th, before Secretary of State entered the Senate cham daily papers. It makes no reference i be able, on any fair and legal plea, to cry
DECEMBER 14, 1876.
Till - K'UA¥,...
which the following protest was filed ber, bearing the certificates from the Gov whatever to the election complications, “Halt !’ ’ and gain a point in favor of fair
ernor. He advanced toone of the committee and is a surprise to all his friends. As play. A prominent Democrat of New York
with the Governor :
xlvuilil !>«• Repudiated.
rooms at the north end of the chamber, in
savs it makes a case for the House, and
To His Excellency, I.. b'. Grover, Governor which had previously gathered the several a State paper it is weak even for Grant. gives the Democrats the advantage of count
The 11 tdicil pipers hold tbe view of Oregon: We, the undersigned citizens
candidates for Electors, viz.: Messrs. Cro In fact, outside of department reports, ing the votes. It the Republicans refuse to
uM be tin outrage to take ad-
nin, Klippel and Laswell, Democrats, and it is completely useless. It Is hard to recognize the Democratic Electoral votes,
vaulage ol the law io (iregoo by count do hereby protest «gainst the issuance of a Odell, and Cartwright, and Watts, Re tell whether it is most deficient in the House will be justified in proceeding to
certificate of election to John W. Watts, a publicans. The Secretary handed the pack
exclude the vote of Louisiana.
ing i vote there lor 1 ilden, to which he
candidate tor Presidential Elector, at the age containing the certificates to Mr. Cro taste, style, or matter treated upon,
is entitled, and >f which he cannot be la'.e election, held on the 7th «lay of Novem
Not Very Consistent.
nin, and then retired. Mr. Cartwright then A considerable portion of the docu-
deprived except by a gross violation of ber, 1876, for the reason that on that day, opened the door and beckoned to Mr. John ment is occupied in a review and jus
It is a rather inconsistent spectacle
law subversive of our institutions. and until about the 13th or 14th of the same Minto,City Marshal,and by some supposed tification of his past official acts, run-
to see Republicans who looked on quite
month, he was a Postmaster,duly appointed to have been appointed a special Deputy
They have nothing to say in condem
and «pialified as such fiy the proper author United States Marshal for tbe occasion, who
complacently while their leaders were
nation ol the manilest outrage by ities ot the United Stales; ami, therefore,
seemed to be standing conveniently near.
counting out Tilden in South Carolina,
which the people ot the three Southern ineligible as an Elector, under section 1 of Minto sprang inside the room, and Mr. sonal. In fact, it is a weak and fool-
Louisiana and Florida io a notorious
States have been robbed of their law Article 2 of the Constitution ot the United Cartwright ordered him to lock the door ish vindication of his course. Ile
and dishonest manner, now making
States. We claim and insist that the votes and retain the key. Mr. Cronin, on wit
fully chosen State Governments, and east for th«' said J. W. Watts at th t election
pleads a want of experience in civil
such a noise over Governor Grover’s
nessing this operation, inquired what it
Mr. rilden of nineteen Electoral votes; amounted to nothing, the same as it they
meant. The answer was to the effect that
righteous action in giving Mr. Cronin
but when a Democratic Governor has had never been cast ; and, he being ineligi they had the right to appoint a sergeant-at- and ha9 been frequently unfortunate
On th« corner of Orego« aad Jackson St«.,
a certificate, backed as it was by the
opposite Odd Fellow’« Hall,
rage to conform to bis obliga-
arms. Mr. Cronin quietly but firmly re in his selection of officers, and that
of the proper canvassing officers to give tho
11O!»S ot office io the face of obloquy, certificate of election to the three qualified plied that the key must go back to its proper much of the fault is due to the want of
at the request of some of the most re
place, and the official, whoever he might be,
they denounce it as an interference candidates having the highest number ol
acquaintance, and in his being com spected and prominent citizens of the
must go outside the door. Finding that
with the will of the people. The peo- votes.
Mr. Cronin was determined, Mr. Cartwright pelled to act upon the recommendation I State. It makes a vast difference J ackson ville,
pie’s w ill k expressed in the Consliiu-
opened die door again, and pirt the Deputy of members of Congress. In view of whose ox is gored, you know; hence
United States Marshal on the outside, with the fact that he is threatened with im
lion of the United Slates, which Gov
their cavorting is not at all surprising.
order to “stand right there.” Mr. Cro
ernor Grover swore to obey and whieh J. II. Reed, W. F. Trimble, J. U.
WITH AN ENTIRE
nin then read the certificate ofelection from
he has obeyed, even at the ri-k of a Ainsworth, C. B. Bellinger, J. N. T. the Governor, which certified to the elec ting up a plea for mercy. Be that as
paitisan Feder. I Senate depriving him Miller, W. H. E.liuger, B. Jennings, tion of Odell and Cartwright, Republ'cans, it may, the President writes himself
Hon. Roscoe Conkling, U. S. Sena
of IBs scat in that body. The base
down a failure, and is willing to go in tor from New York, one of the ablest
eligible candidates who had received the
NEW STOCK OF GOODS
partisans who connive at the frauds
highest number of votes for Presidential to history as pleading “the baby act.” and foremost leaders of the Republi
ami usurp ui<»ns in South Carolina, John F. Miller, Wiu. Strong, all I Electors. Cartwright and (»dell then pro
Many of the Republican papers are can party, is reported by the telegraph
Loui->ana ami Florida, ami condemn an
ceeded to organize, ignoring Mr. Cronin’s completely disgusted with the docu to be for Tilden. Mr. Conkling en
presence or existence, by the election of ment says the Modesto News, whilst joys the reputation of being an honest
llxeculivu for compliance with the or-
g mic law, are unworthy the name of
retary. Dr. Watts then handed in what the large metropolitan dailies, save the man, and we therefore are not sur
Americans, and such organs should be orables Jarnos K. Kehy, W. II. Effiu- purported to be a resignation as Presidential New York Tribune, score it unmerci prised at this news.
ger, Wm. Strong and 11. Y. Thomp Elector, whieh was accepted by Odell and
repudiated by all honest citizens.
fully. The New York Herald calls it I
son, the latter a Republican, and all Cartwright, who then proceeded to fill the a contemptible drivel ; even the Times
NEW, THIS WEEK.
Why so 51 «ich Fuss?
held that Dr. Watts was ineligible on presumed vacancy by the re-election of Dr. ridicules it. The Bulletin, of »San
ents: l»est chance
The Republicans are anxious to have the day of election and therefore could Watts. The three then went through the for
he season ; all the
mality of easting the Electoral vote of Ore Francisco, winds up by saying it was ________ ___ _ ___
new aud taking Chromos—Falls of the
the public think that Governor (.»ro not lie electee) as Elector, and that the gon for Hayes and Wheeler.
undoubtedly written by the President Rhine, On the Susquehanna, Off Boston
ver’s action on the Electoral question next highest candidate was entitled io
In the meantime, Mr. Cronin, after re ■ himself. It is to be hoped that such Light, Old Oaken Bucket, White Mountains,
does not amount to anything, Thence tho certificate. The only argument peated declarations that he was ready to act is the Tact, for if the President hired Niigara Falls, Newport, Saratoga, Virgin
Vesta, Beatrice, Snow Storm, American
why so much belly-aching on their offered by the Republicans was a coun with them, and as often refused recognition
Fruit, P er at Calais, Passau on the Danube;
by them, made the formal declaration that any one else to do it for him, it was also brilliant 9x11 Chromos, on black or HATS AND CAPS, BOOTS AND SHOES
part ? Why these sham iudigua- ter protest filed by W. H. OdelfS After
two of the regularly elected Electors had ' simply money squandered. The idea white mounts, floral business cards, Sunday
lion meetings and hoodlum pranks of hearing the various gentlemen and duly refused to act and that there was a vacancy, | of the President of a country, in such school cards, statuary, mottoes, black
ground panels ; also, frames and agents’
burning ills Excellency in effigy ? considering the matter, Gov. Grover and proceeded to appoint J. N. T. Miller,of i times as these, taking up the whole supplies at very bottom prices. Particulars
Why Mitchipple’s resolutions in the decided to give Mr. Cronin the certifl Jackson County, as one of the Electors. | space of a communication to Congress i free. Illustrated Catalogue on receipt of
stamp. Send for $3.00 outfit. J. LATHAM
He was called .into the room, and then
¡Senate on this mailer and why the cate, as was his plain duty to the con John Parker, of Linn County, was «railed in with dry reports and a personal de A Co., 419 Washington St., Boston, head
great excitement among the Radical stitution and law iodo. The following and appointed to fill the remaining vacancy. fense of himself, shows throughout the quarters for Foreign and American Chro
managers everywhere ? This Oregon is His Excellency’s explanation of his The Board of Electors thus constituted then groveling disposition of the man.
Hardware, Cutlery and Croekery,
proceeded to formally cast the vote of Oie-
electoral matter is the straw that will action :
rilHE GREAT HARD TIMES PAl’EU
ME.VERAL. XUrKN AM) MEWM.
I The best, the cheapest and the most It
I g )n as follows: Hayes ami Wheeler, 2 votes;
break Ihe back of the Republican
S alem , Oregon, Dec. 7th.
Popular. You cannot afford to
Tilden ami Hendricks, 1.
be without the
camel, ami they know it. No Wonder
Pool sellers at Cincinnati have declared
E ditor of the N. Y. H erald :—A
After the above proceedings, the two
they gnash their teeth and faunch your request I give you some of the Boards of Electors adjourned. From the all bets off.
Postmaster General reports a deficiency in
when they realize that the Presiden grounds of my action in granting the aliove it will be seen that the Republicans
It is a mammoth 16-page Illustrated pa
tial prize has slipped from them even certificates to Electors duly elected. attempted to bluff by calling in a United bis department oi $4,151,988-
(size of Harper's Weekly,) tilled with
In taking his oath of office the Gov States Marshal, and, failing in that game,
Chamberlain was inaugurated in spite of the elmitsest reading for old and young.
after their success in reversing the rt- ernor is sworn to support the constitu they took desperate chances and proceeded I
Which will be sold CHEAPER than th«
the people of South Carolina, being backed Serial and Short Stori«*s, Sket«-hes, Poems,
CHEAPEST in th«State.
bulLih Louisiana, South Carolina and tion of the United States and of the to act without authority of law or official by Federal troops.
Useful Knowledge, Wil and Humor, “An
swers to Correspondents,” Puzzles, Games,
Florida by the most outrageous fraud. i Stale. In the election of President documents to back them; while the Dem
Committees have been appointed in the “Popular Songs,” etc., etc. Lively, enter U. S. PIANO COMPANY.
ocrats, on the other hand, with the official
But “the best laid plans of men aud and the member of Congress the con
Senate and House to investigate the late elec taining, amusing ami instructive. The lar
gest, handsonu’st, best and clmapest pa|>er
stitution of the United States is the record in their keeping, proceeded to bus tion in the South.
81 n BROADWAY,
of its class published. Only $1 per year,
paramount law. That instrument de iness, ami gave to Hayes and Wheeler the
Horatio Seymour thinks the election will with ehoice of three premiums : the lieauti-
clares that no person holding an office
new chromo, “Yes or No?” size 15x19
titled, and to Tilden ami Hendricks the one l>e settled by a general a(*<|uieseence in the ful
; any one of the celebrated novels NEW YORK CITY, N. Y
under the United States shall be ap
having pointed as an Elector. J. W. Watts, vote to which they were legally entitled. choice of Mr. Tilden.
by Charles Dickens, or an elegant Box of
The Constitution says nothing about al-i Stationery. Paper without premium, only
8 wind ltd iht
iana, one of the Electors voted for in Ore Between the fairness and legality of the two
proceedings we leave the public to judge, lowing Kellogg, of Louisiana, to olect the 75 cts. p«*r year. Or we will semi it four
months on trial for only 26cents. ^¿r*Sj>ee-
¡South Carolina and Flu
heir gon, was, on the 8th day of Novem not fearing but that they will accord the President of the United States.
copy sent on receipt of stamp.
expressed wishes, are endu.« ..ng to ber, bolding an office of trust and meed of approval and commendation to the
The diptheria is making great grief for Agents wanted. Address F. M. LUPfoN
palliate their crime by spreading profit under the United Slates, to-wit : Democrats.
the loss of little ones in several parts of the A CO., Publishers, 37 Park Row, New York.
Postmaster at Lafayette, the county
Willamette and Umpqua valleys.
through their hireling, the telegraph, -eat of Yamhill county ; he also held
The gravest count in the indictment of the
such garbled stories as the Ptnksluoe that office for more than three years.
people against the Radical party—the count
affair, expecting that the people will Many more than tbe uu other of votes ington with the returns.
of Kellogg's Returning Board.
overlook their own infamy by giving
To all who are suffering from the errors
Stockton, Dec.9th.—The Democrats arecel
passed in and out of his office on offi
ot youth, nervous weak
credence to the assertion that they are
ebrating this evening. They claim the elec ness, indiscretions
early decay, loss of manhood, etc., I
cial business. Ilis official character
The Republicans got up an indigna tion of Tilden, and are firing a salute.
of Democratic origin. But it is entirely was generally known and was men
will send a reci|>e that will cure you, FREE
CHARGE. This great remedy was dis
As tax-collector for the Parish of Rapids,
too transparent. Everybody knows tioned during the political discussions
covered by a missionary in South America.
that the elections in those States were of the canvass. The law was known of the 6th, at which their speakers de J. Madison Wells defaulted to tho State of Sen«! a self-addressed envelope to .the Rev. No Agents. No Discounts«
Louisiana in the sum of $88,000. A nice Joseph T. Inman, Station D, Bible House,
orderly and fair and that Tilden car- and the act was known rendering him nounced Gov. Grover and Secretary judge !
lied ail of them. The outrage mill is a disqualified as an Elector. A protest Chadwick in unmeasured terms be
was filed in the executive office by
woru-oul institution aud has long ago prominent citizens objecting to the is cause they followed out the plain pro of Oregon City, Janies R. Coleman and
1 »st its effect with all sensible citizens. suance of a certificate to Watts, as a visions of the constitution and the laws Miss Eliza Miller, daughter of General John
SEND FOR ILLUSTRATED CIRCULAR.
and refused to violate their oath of of F. Miller.
A >Hir Nauiple.
Charles Francis Adams says that the I
proof of bis disqualification, and de fice by refusing a certificate of election
Ut e C. P. Leslie, Radical yeoman manding the same be issued to an to Dr. Watts. Yet they claim to •‘counting in” of Haves would be tho most
TO BE GIVEN IN THE
of South Carolina, finding that be eligible person having the next highest have cast his vote legally for their monstrous political crime ever conceived in
was defeated for the Legislature, ac number of votes. A reply was filed candidates for President and Vice
If the Democrats of Oregon and the Union NEW MASONIC HALL
objecting to anything but a count of
cording to the returns made by the the votes and a certificate of the count, I President. If this be true where is generally were a lawless mob. they would
20,000 Lbs. of Old Cast Iron,
county canvassers of his county, bad a and making no denial of the disqual the necessity of expressing indignation? long since have burned in effigy Grant,
elivered at the foundry in
Ashland, for whieh we will pay th«
ballot-box made and “carried into the ifying facts. It was ruled in the case The truth is simply that (hey real
WEDNESDAY EVENING, DEC. 27th,
woods,” aud there filled with 1,317 that when an objection to an appli ize they have signally failed in accom
Every farmer has more or less old cast
ST. JOHN’S DAY.
who have aided in defrauding the Democ
about his premises, such as old stoves,
straight Radical tickets. This return
racy of llieir honest victory.
pinions and other articles. These they
rests upon the ground that a constitu plishing their object, says the Mercury,
would do well to gather up, and bring them
was forwarded to the State canvassers, tional prohibition is interposed, the anil now they hope, by popular dem
In United States Senate, on the 8th, a long
COMMITTEE ON ARRANGEMENTS :
before the rain sets in.
over the heads of the precinct and Governor, acting under oath to support onstrations, to bolster up tho illegal debate took place in regard to the joint rules, R. S. Dunlap, N. Lan gell, Will. Jackson.
We will also pav the highest price for old
FLOOR MANAGERS :
COPPER, BRASS and ZINC.
county canvassers, and was by the the Constitution, is tiound to entertain proceedings of their self-constituted the Chair deciding that they were not in
force; on a vote the decision was sustained. J. E. Ross, E. B. Watson, E. R. Reaines.
J. M. McCALL A
Stale canvassers counted. So came and determine the question ; not only and illegal Board of Electors.
Resolutions relating to the investigation of
1,317 for Hayes and Chamberlain. that, but is to determine in such a way
various questions were introduced, and Tickets, Supper Included,
as to enforce the constitutional man
Throw lliis “return” out, and of itself date to the extent of the executive
the relief of owners of land sold for taxes in POOD MUSIC WILL BE FURNISHED Cor. California and Oregon Sts., Jacksonville
the movement gives the State to Til power. It was also held that the law
UT and Supper given in the Social Club
The following paragraphs may ex- the South were presented.
HENRY PAPE. Engineer.
and fact being well known that the
den as well as to Wade Hampton.
Tbe burning of the Brooklyn Theatro on
votes cast for the ineligible candidate
the night of the Sth was a most horrible to the furnishing of the Masonic Hall.
OUiciai Aule of Oregon.
I cannot be counted for him to any
pur South Carolina :
general attendance is reque-sted."SJ?
affair, attended with the loss of a great
THROUGH TICKETS, 12} C exts .
According to the ufiicial returns, as
many lives. The building took fire from
the next highest number of votes, was you allow him to be inaugurated ?— the gas jets while the performance was go
canvassed by the Secretary of Stale,
duly elected. This ruling was based Blaine.
ing on. It is supposed that not less tli;wi
the highest Hayes and Wheeler elector upon the standard authorities of such
HOICE WINES, LIQUORS AND Ci
If Safnuel J. Tilden is elected, before 350 perished. This is another reason why I
gars constantly on hand. The reading
received 15,214 votes, and the highest as Cushing, the decisions of many he is inaugurated the streets will run our public buildings should be constructed
table is also supplied with Eastern periodi
Tilden and Hendricks elector, 14,157 ; courts like the Supreme Court and the with blood.— Kilpatrick.
with better means of escape in case of w; J. ZIMMERMAN A CO., Prop'n. cals and leading papers of the Coast.
Republican majority, 1,057.
later uniform practice in the U. S. lican party have held power for six
News from Mexico to December 1st brings
Cooper and Carey electors received 519 House of Representatives, and the
teen years, and I defy even Him to information of another revolution. Diaz
ANUFACTURE AND BUILD ALL
votes. Williams received 15,347 votes great weight of English authorities, oust them.— Martin I. Townsend, M. C.
and Ingelesias, by their combined efforts,
kinds of mill and mining machinery, WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER
and Lane 14,239. Williams’ majority, lx»th parliamentary and judicial. The
castings, thimble skeins, and irons, brass
have overthrown President Lerdo Tejada,
1,108. A tabulated summary will ap law of Oregon providing for filling va
who has fled from the Capital, leaving the castings and Babbitt metal. Bells cast.
Farming machinery, engines, house fronts,
cancies in the electoral college«1, recog
pear next week.
Government in the hands of the Diaz party. stoves, sewing machines, blacksmith-work,
HE UNDERSIGNED TAKES PLEA8-
The Presidential Electors met at the Inglesias, finding himself ignored by his and all work wherein iron, steel or brass is
nizes a vacancy only in cases where
ure in informing the public that he has
there lias been an incumbent and such Capitals of their respective States on confederate, Diaz, has revolted against him, used, repaired. Parties desiring anything
opened out in bchumpfs building, on
in our line will do well to give us a call be
As was universally expected, .the incumbent has died, has refused to act, the 6th and cast their votes as pre and they are now contending with each fore going elsewhere. All work done with California street, where he is prepared to
execute all work in his line iu the best man
■ neglected to stand, or is otherwise ab scribed by law. Tilden and Hendricks other for the mastery.
neatness and dispatch at reasonable rate«.
Republican managers have frittered
ner and at reasonable rates.
t-ir Bring on your old east iron.
sent. In this case there was no in-
The World's Washington special says
Cleaning and repairing watches and
away the 8,000 Tilden majority in . cumbent, unless the next highest can- received 185 votes and Hayes and that at a cabinet meeting on the 9th South
ZIMMERMAN * CO.
Ashland, April 8, 1876.
Give me a call.
Louisiana and supplanted it with 3,000 i didate should take the position, and Wheeler, 184. Two sets of returns Carolina was principally considered, and it
majority for Hayes. In Florida, al i there was no vacancy which could be will be presented from Oregon, Louisi was determined to sustain Chainl>erlain, WM.
though Tilden received several hun
electoral college. The next highest lias a majority of one on the face of Mackey house and not to withdraw the
Persons desiring to purchase good farm«
dred majority, Hayes gets the State I
troops from the State capital. The Presi
candidate eligible under tho Constitu
any size will do well to enquire of
by over 900. Whether their stealing tion of the United States was therefore the returns, and if matters are set dent says he will order additional troops to LAKE. SAN FRANCISCO, California.
JOHN BOLT, Applegate, Oregon.
game will be finally successful remains certified to be duly elected.
are to respond to any call
IL and Whetstones, Tape and Chalk
! that the troops
N elegant assortment of Pocket and Ta
to be seen.
L. F. G rover , G ov . of Oregon. 1 ceive nineteen more.
I which Chamberlain may make upon Huger.
Lines, for sale at JOHN MILLER’S.
ble Cutlery for sale by J. MI LI.ER.
ììmi erratic Viiacs.
Till; O1KEUOX KLECrOKAL VOIE.
NEW GOODS! NEW PRICES!
New York Store
DRY-GOODS, FANCY GOODS
CRICKET ON THE HEARTH.
THE ASHLAND IRON WORKS,