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In an interview on the 20th, lion. ADDRESS <»F THE DEMOCRATIC STATE
Tims. A. Hendricks said the men who
voted for Tilden believe him elected,
At the recent election, the Democratic
.DECEMBER 30, 1*70. and are greatly excited at the possi candidates for President and Vico l’residont
S \Tl ¡.DAY.
bility that he is to be deprived of the were elected by the votes cast.
A conspiracy has been formed to defeat
A II <»•!•> Ni.W D AK.
office and another to be inaugurated
this result, by making the Returning Boards
With th:s ¡sum» the T imes launches who was not elected, by means of of threo States in tlx* South the arbiters of
party machinery, anti-republican in the people’s choice. The character and ac
outon.iii' wvoluiiieamLincwyvar. Six
its character, and oven by a disregard tion of the Returning Board in Louisiana
years have el 'psed since it was started,
of local law iu its organization, and by show the means by which it is attempted to
and to-day it is more firmly established
substitute the choico of a Returning Board
the fraudulent exercise of its powers. for the choice ot the people. The memhors
than any newspaper in Southern Ore
They do not believe that under Repub of this Board owe their appointment to an
gon. We do not make this as a simple
lican institutions it is possible that usurpation of authority, that was repudiated
assertion, but because it is substantially
inquiry can be made into the conduct by the "United States Senate and condemned
unanimously by a Republican committee of
In commencing a new year, we will of the four men who undertook to the House of Congress, of which W. A.
control the election by fraudulent Wheeler, late Republican candidate for Vice
not take occasion to make any prom
means. 'They believe it is the duty President, was Chairman. Some of them
ises, only assuring our patrons that we
are Federal office-holders, others wore candi
will ever do our utmost in giving them of the House of Representatives to see dates for otlice at election which they assume
a full ami faithful compendium of the that the proposed wrong is defeated, to sot aside. All of them aro violent parti
general ami local news. In polities, even should the »Senate attempt to sans of tho Republican parly, and some of
thorn aro of infamous porsonal charactor.
the T imes will, as ever, tie an uncom I maintain it. The opiuion provails These mon have assumed to sot aside actual
promising advocate of the great prin I generally, I believe universally, among majorities of from seven toabovenine thou
ciples of the Democratic party. But, them, that the House of Representa sand votes in favor of the Democratic Elec
outside of this, we will meet every- tives is clothed with the same power toral candidates, seeking thus to substitute
what they profess to lielieve the vote ought
Ixidy upon a common level, striving to as the Senate in tho decision of all to have been for what the vote actually was.
make the T imes acceptable to all, what questions arising during the progress Tho perpetuity of our republican govern
of the count of the Electoral vote, and ment is above all questions of a meielv |»er-
ever In* their creed.
Thanking our patrons for past pat it would bo usurpation and a flagrant sonal or partisan character. Tho will ot
the people as constitutionally expressed at
ronage, nod solici'.ing a continuance of violation of the rights of the people the ballot-box must bo submitted to by all
should the veto bo counted and the
the same, we wish them
parties. The attempt to set aside the ma
in Louisiana, Florida and South
A ll.ui’Y N ew Y ear ,
officer of the Senate in defiance of the Carolina, and to reverse tho solemn vordkt
A lta*>c Assertion.
rights of the House. The fact that of eight millions of voters is revolutionary»
and it can not bp submitted to without sur
There are Republican sheets who, in this power is claimed, and its exercise rendering the vital principle of republican
view of the depraved manner in which threatened, has greatly contributed to government, and exposing tho country to
their managers conduct affairs, do not excite popular feeling. In this condi anarchy and ruin. To permit this usurpa-
he »illite to make all kinds of assertion» tion of the public mind the Democratic tation, to permit an unscrupulous partisan
Board to change tho result of the election
against opponents. They prefer charges State Committee issued a call for a for President before that result is declared,
against Governor Grover, asserting Convention on January 8th, not for the is to forfeit tho liberties of the people and
that he secured his seat in the Senate purpose, as is supposed, of making any the respect of mankind.
We deem it advisable, and therefore re
by corrupt means, hoping to break threats or organizing any resistance to commend
that mass meetings be hold, so
down that gentleman’s character be authority, but for the purjiose of mak far as practicable, in tho different counties
cause he so utterly demolished their ing a public expression against the in the State, on the Sth day of next January,
pet scheme of fraudulently counting threatened invasion of popular rights, that an interchange of views among the
and an expression of opinion touch
Hayes in. Anybody at all acquainted and of giving the House of Representa people,
ing the momentous questions presented in
with the facts in the late ¡Senatorial tives assurance of support in tho exer this crisis, may be had. It is the opinion
contest know this to be a base, un cise of its constitutional right and of the committee that these meetings
founded lie. No election could be less prerogatives. There is no purpose, to should, as far as possible, be free from ex
tainted itli corruption than was that far as 1 am informed, of going further. citement or partisan feeling ; that the pres
ent condition of the country should be dis
< f Senator-elect Grover. But the In further answer to your inquiry, I cussed with a calmness commensurate with
cheekiest tiling of all is the audacious do not regard force as a means to be the importance that the subject demands.
action of Mitchipplv, our quotation contemplated in securing the Presi
UIAEKAL NOTEN AM) NEWS.
Senator, in openly giving notoriety to dency. So far as the 8th of January
this report. It is no secret that he Conference is concerned, I am very
Our rooster is named Crow-nin, ex-
himself gained his seat by the most sure its only reliance to secure the re claims the £t. Louis Times.
11 »grant use of money and under false sults of the Presidential election will
You can’t bulldoao Oregon, Mr.
pretences, and his unblushing audacity be upon tho force and power of public Grant, not by 316,000 majority.
in lhe premises stamps him as one of opinion in support of the right and
Washington was the savior but Cro
the most pliant anti willing tools of against fraud, and in support of the nin is the pacificator of his country.
modern Radicalism, Let his own af- House in the assertion and exercise of
The Hampton Legislature has ad
fairs be sifted and a more blackened its constitutional powers, as declared in journed, and so has Chamberlain’s
record could hardly be conceived.
the uniform practice, in the adoption rump.
of the Twenty-second Joint Rule, and
The House postal committee have
*■«»%. (•rover'«. lM*cl©iou.
the passage by the Senate of the Mor agreed to recommend the restoration
Wo have before us a printed patn- ton bill at the last session. It is, per of fast mail service and tho franking
phlet of some forty pages, comprising haps, proper to add that should the privilege.
the Executive decision of Gov. Grover House positively assert its right to be
All the leading clergymen of Louis
iana, of every denomination, unite in a
in the Watts-Cronin case, and after a
heard, and be refused by the Senate,
careful perusal of its pages we frankly sup|>orted by the Executive powers, card declaring that there was a fair
acknowledge that we had no idea His we would stand in the presence of se electiou in that Slate on November
7tb, and that the Tilden electors were
Excellency could find such an over rious dangers. I observe in some undoubtedly fairly chosen.
whelming flood of authorities in sup- newspapers a statement that a secret
W. H. Peter, U. S. supervisor in
I>ort of his action. We have never politicial society is being organized in New Orleans, testified to the Congres
entertained a doubt of the strict legal this State, the purposes of which sional committee that Democrats were
ity of his decision, says tho Democrat, are dangerous to the peace of soci intimidated in the second ward, and
and we aro more than pleased to find ety. 1 believe that I am in a po that ho was offered $1,000 to allow the
Republicans to tamper with tho ballot
that he is so thoroughly fortified with sition to know if there was any such box.
arguments and precedents to sustain movements in the State, and I feel
General Crook in his annual report
and defend his action. We predict confident in saying that the report is says the Black Hills miners did not
without foundation in truth, as I be
that the quotation Senator, who is try lieve,
and I think I know, and has its break the Sioux treaty until the lu
ing so hard to heslime Gov. Grover be- origin with bad men, and for partisan dians had ceased to regard it. ll •
f.re he reaches Washington, will sing and had purposes. The contest in this thinks the Government entirely too
another song before he is through with State last summer and fall was, on the lenient with such ingrates as the
part of the Democracy and Conserva Sioux.
tives, eminently fair and open, There
It is definitely ascertained from
Fai 11 use Gif.
is no motive, as I am sure there is no Mr. Ferry, Vice President of the Sen
ate, that he does not intend to decide
If the public press and leading schol purpose, to depart from that only.
which is the correct returns from the
ars are to be taken as an index of the
The Democracy In Council.
States sending two sols of electoral
p<'l»ular sentiment of the Eastern
The Democratic State Central Com returns, much less (loos he assume any
States, Mr. Hayes’ supporters are fast
right to couut tho same.
on the 21st, • a
dwindling down to a mere skeleton of mittee met in Salem
The Springfield (Mass.) Republican,
their former proportion. Soon there good attendance being present. Gov the most influential Radical daily in
will be nothing of it but the Grant ernor Grover’s action in the elec to rat New England, says that there is “plen
ring. One by one the more independ matter was heartily endorsed. It was ty of law for this action, t. e. the giv
ent and conservative portion of the the unanimous belief that Tilden and ing of a Tilden vote from Oregon. The
preponderance of authority and legal
Republican press of New England and Hendricks had been honestly elected logic, indeed, is on that side.”
the West are calling to the Radical and should be duly inaugurated. The
At a city election held in Tallahassee,
wing of their party to halt. They re outrageousjrauds perpetrated by the Florida, on the 18th, the Democrats
mind them that another step in the Returning Boards in the disputed elected their ticket by 12 majority.
direction taken by Grant, Sherman, Southern States was denounced as rev This is the first time that Democrats
Morton & Co., and the point of usurpa olutionary and a menace to the lib-/ have carried the city since the war.
tion of power and treason will have erties of the country, and Mend iy, Nearly half tho colored voters voted
January 8th, 1877, was appointed as the Democratic ticket. More intimi
the time for the people to meet in dation.
New York. Dec. 22.—The Herald's
mass meeting and express their
Governor Grover’s righteous decision thoughts iu this relation. Let the Bozeman (M. T.) special says: A
in the Oregon electoral matter has Democracy and patriotic Republicans painful report is in circulation here
stating that Maj. Randall, of Gen.
brought to his endorsement Democrats of Jackson county meet in Jackson Crook’s staff, and his entire party
who have been lukewarm toward him ville on that date and enter a protest have been massacred by Indians in
heretofore, but who now heartily com against the rebellious actions of these the Big Horn mountaius. The report
mend his action. We have yet to see Republican party managers.
the first Democrat who denounces his
Speaking of the action of the House
Gov. Grover In California.
in regard to the telegram-», the World's
course in this matter, while several lead
Washington special says that the Re
ing Republicans throughout the State
who seem to be posted are
way to Washington, is enthusiastically
admit that he is legally right.
very nervous over lhe publicity to he
received wherever ho goes. At San given,
The Kentucky Koo©ter.
and there is no doubt whatever,
Francisco he was tendered a hearty re but some of them will compromise
The Frankfort Yeoman thus cele ception, and was also received in ap some of their leaders in the late cam
brates its sas*y fowl :
propriate manner at Sacramento. Gov paign very seriously. As for the dis
» >ur < .olden rooster wakes the dawn,
ernor Grover has earned an enviable patches sent by the Chairman of the
our Yeoman building over;
reputation by his eminent and right National Democratic Committee, Hew
lie crows three times tor Oregon
itt is willing to give an order that
And thirty-three for Grover.
eous decision in the Oregon Electoral they shall all be handed over to any
Now listen Lo his notes of joy ;
They take a sweeter tonin ;
matter, approval of which is evinced Committee of Congress Jhat desires to
He crows for Aldrich—bully boy 1
» read them.
throughout the eutire Union.
And fairly yells for Cronin !
Notwithstanding the scalawag re
turning l)oard gave Florida to Ilayes,
Gen. Francis A. Barlow of New York,
one of tho Republicans sent there to
E. R. REAMES
T. G. REAMES.
witness the count, d( dared that Tilden
had fairly carried the State. We have
further proofs fhat'this was the case,
(Successors to White <t Martin,)
for a N. Y. Herald's special of the
23d says the Republican Supreme Court
that day awarded a peremptory man
damus requiring the Board of State Can
vassers to count till the returns regular
on their face. The court decides the
Board has no judicial functions, in
so far as to judge whether the returns JACKSONVILLE,
are so false, fraudulent and irregular
that honest men cannot determine
tho vote, ami if irregular they are to
be laid aside and not counted, other-
wise they are to lx) included iu their
HE UNDERSIGNED TAKE PLKAS- On th» corner nt Oreg©« a«d Jack©©« Bt«.,
determination. The court refers in
opposite Odd Fellow’© Hall,
uro in informing the public that they
have just received and opened an entire
its opinion to the sworn answer of
respondents that all the returns on file fresh stock of
are regular on their face, and that no
returns had been rejected except for
causes appearing outside of the iecord.
Tho court makes special mention of
WITH AN ENTIRE
Hamilton, Manatee, Monroe and Jack- HATS, BOOTS <fc SHOES,
son counties to be counted by the
Board under ils order. Three of these
CLOTHING, Etc., Etc.,
counties had been shockingly bull,
NEW STOCK OF GOODS
dosed by tho State Canvassers and
Manalee thrown out bodily. The de
"THE TEMPLE OF FASHION."
cision was unanimous, Justice West
cott delivering it. As the matter now
stands the Presidential question seems These goods were all purchased by a
to be settled. The returns on the face, member of our firm from FIRST-CLASS
Hol SES in San Francisco, and we will
as the Board is required to count thorn, warrant every article and sell them as cheap
as any house in the county.
gives Tilden 24,434, and I I ayes 24,340. forcasi)
We call the
As the returns aro to t>e counted on
ATTENTION OF THE LADIES
their face, Tilden will gain 23 addi
the fact that wo have the largest assort
tional majority in Clay and 25 in Ham to
ment of FANCY GOODS of every descrip
ilton, which, if added to his m ij >rity tion now on hand, and we will henceforth
make this line of goods our specialty ami
of 96, will make 132. Hayes gets the sell them at
HATS AND CAPS, BOOTS AND SHOES
benefit of the Archer fraud and frauds
in Leon and Jefferson counties. The
decision elects the Democratic State
ticket by about 550, Davidson, Demo
crat, to Congress, by about the same,
and defeats Finley by about 4 votes,
HARDWARE, NAILS, GLASSWARE,
with the Archer fraud and 23 majority
Hardware, Cutlery and Croekerv,
in Clay County, which the Board in
the first count was allowed to fall back And ven- many other articles too numerous
on. Cowgill, one of the State Can to mention.
(»ivo iim a will and judge for yourself
vassers, said to-day that whatever the as T.-iT'
to our capacity to furnish goods as above.
court decided he should obey.
NEW GOODS ! NEW PRICES !
New York Store
FALL & WINTER DRY-GOODS,
DRY-GOODS, FANCY GOODS,
NEW, THIS WEEK.
Which will lie «old CHEAPER than th©
U. S. PIANO COMPANY,
(California St.,one door west ofSaclis Bros.,
NEW YORK CITY, N. Y.
Jackson ille, Oregon,
Make Only Style and Have
But One Price.
BY VIRTUE OF AN EXECUTION AND I
BEAI.EH AND WORKER IN
order of ©aled.dy issued out of the Circuit
Court of the State of Oregon, tor Jackson
county, on lhe 11th d iv of December. IS76,
and to me directed and delivered, in favor TIN, SHEET IRON, COPPER, LEAD, ETC.
of J. B. White A Alexander Marin and
fames T. Glenn, and against Edwin Mor IT ELI’S CONSTANTI.Y ON HAND AN
gan and Lucretia Morgan, for the recovery IY assortment of the best
ot the sum of seven hundred and seventv-
live and ninety-eight hundredths dollars, in TINWARE,
U. S. gold corn, and interest at one per cent,
per month, and the further sum of $33.10
as attorney fees, together with the costs and
CHAIRS, LEAD PIPE,
accruing costs, I have levied upon and will
offer lor sale for cash, in U. S. gold coin, at I
public auction to the highest bidder, at the
11YDRAULIC N( »ZZLES,
Court House door in Jacksonville, Jackson
PAINTS, SIZES, GLASS,
county, Oregon, on
OLS, HOSE, POWDER.
SICXT OX TRIAL
No Agents. No Discounts.
Wednesday, Jan. 31. 1877,
at one o’clock r. m ., of said day, the follow
ing descril»ed real property, to-wit :
The east halt of the north-east quarter of
sec ion 31, and the west half of tho north
west quatjr of section 32, in township 35.
south of range, two west, situated in Jack
soil county, Oregon, containing 160 acres,
and levied upon as the real property of the
above named defendan s, Edwin Morgan
and Lucretia Morgan, to satisfy the above
J. W. M anning ,
Sheriff of Jackson county, Oregon.
Jacksonville, December 30, 187»»*.
BAR, PLATE AND ASSORTED IRON.
BRASS ANDIR(>N WIRE,
SEND FOR ILLUSTRATED CIRCULAR.
Cast Iron and Steel Plows.
20,000 Lbs. of Old Cast Iron,
elivered at the foundry in
Ashland, for which we will pay the
Every farmer has more or le©s old cast
about his promises, such as old stoves,
pinions and other articles. These they
would do well to gather up, and bring them
W11 EEL- BA R ROWS,
before the rain sets in.
W e will also pay the highest price for old
COPPER, BRASS and ZINC.
J. M. McCALL * ctn
WOODEN A ND WILLOW WARE,
BY VIRTUE OF AN EXECUTION ANI)
order ot sale duly issued out of the Circuit
Court of the Stale of Oregon, for lhe County
of Jackson, on the 9th day of December, A.
D. 1876, and to me directed and delivered,
in favor of James T. Glenn and Alexander
Martin and against John W. McKay and
Sarah A. McKay, for the recovery of the
sum of nine hundred and twenty-four ami
forty-two hundredths dollars, ($924.42) gold
coin, and interest at one per eent per month,
and the further sum of ninety-one and nine
Always on hand a large lot of parlor, cook
ty-eight hundredths dollars, ($91.98) as at ing, office, cabin stoves, of assorted sizes,
torney’s fees, together with lhe costs and plain ami fancy, constructed on the latest
accruing costs, I have levied upon an 1 will fuel-saving plans. Boilers, kettles, pots,
offer for sale for eash, in U. S. gold coin, at and everything connected with these stoves
public auction to the highest bidder, at the warranted durable and perfect.
Court House door in Jacksonville, Jackson
All articles sold or manufactured by him
county, Oregon, on
warranted. His work is made of th« best
material and of the choicest patterns.
Wednesday, January, 31, 1877,
Orders attended to with dispatch and
at two o’clock I*, m . of said day, the follow filled according to directions. He is deter
ing described real property to-wit:
mined to soil at low prices for cash.
Donation claim number (¡3, being part of
section 32, in township 36, south of range, 2
west, and described as follows; Beginning
at a point 1* chains and 25 links east and
4 chains and 50 links north from tho one-
fourth section post on the south boundary of all kinds, of the best brands,wh alesale and
of said section 32, ami running thence north retail. Also
44 chains and 8 links ; thence west 36 chains
TOBACCO AND CIGARS.
and 48 links; thence south 44 chains, and
thence east 36 chains and 40 links, to the
Tn connection with all these I have on hand
placo of beginning, situated in Jackson
county, State of Oregon, containing 160.48 a large assortment ot
acres, and levied upon as the real property
of the above named defendants, John \V.
McKay ami Sarah A. McKay, to satisfy the of all kinds—just what every married man
above named execution.
wants in his family. And if you don’t be
J. W. M anning ,
it, call ami examine my stock before
Sheriff of Jackson county, Oregon. i purchasing elsewhere.
Jacksonville, Dee. 30, 1876.
Importer of farm implements and machines.
LAND FOR SALE.
1) Al NTS (patents cr other,) Oils, Var-
1 nishes, Shelac, Window Glass, Emery,
Borax, etc., for sale in endless quantities by
öl«) A DAY al home. Agents wanted.
Outfit anti terms tree. TRUE A ( O.»
( 'or. ( 'alifornia and Oregon Sts., Jackson villo
HENRY PAPE, Engineer.
THROUGH TICKETS, 12j C ents .
pHOICE WINES, LIQUORS AND CI-
gars constantly on hand. The reading
table is also supplied with Eastern periodi
calsand leading papers ot the Coast.
W A TC H M AKER AND J E W E L E R
rpiIE UNDERSIGNED TAKES l’LEAS-
JL lire in informing the public that iie has
just opened out in Schumpi's building, on
California street, where he is prepare»! to
execute all work in his line iu the ls-sl man
ner and at reasonable rales.
/ a T Cleaning and repairing watches ©nd
jewelry a specialty.
Give me a call.
Farms for Sale-
Persons desiring to purchase good farms
of any size will do well to enquire of
JOHN BOLT, Applegate, Oregon.
elegant assortment ot Pocket and la-
\ N el
ble Cutlery fur sale by J. MILLER.