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It was reported by telegraph that
The Associated Press still continues
Sawtelle’s troupe has disbanded and
W ashington , February 16th.
there was a possibility that the minority (Md Fellows' Building, Jaeksrarillt, Bregen
to send dispatches concerning the Ore The electoral eon-mission in secret session
out of their salaries.
members of the Electoral Commission
gon case, which are untruthful and mitted by Morton, to-wit :
FEBRUARY 24, 1877 libelous in character and calculated to
would withdraw and leave the parti
Resolved, That the persons named as elect
DEALER & WORKER IN
ors of the State ot Louisiana and their votes language has been enriched by a new word. san majority to themselves. Th is course
do gross injustice to several eminent are the votes provided by the constitution It is Havesisni. It means counting in a
men who are more or less connected i of the United States, an«l should be counted President by stolen electoral votes.
would be entirely justifiable under the
for l’resid'Hit anti Vice President.
It seems very evident that
circumstances, and would be upheld TIN, SHEET IRON, COPPER, LEAD, etc.
As will he seen by the report of the
Fea «t—Bradlev. Garfield, Morton, Ed
munds. Hoar, Frelinghuysen, Miller and commission by Carponter, Trumbull and by a large majority of the people of
Electoral Commission elsewhere, that there is a desire to prejudice the case St
Campbell, for the Democrats; Stoughton,
.Yay.«—Abbott, Bavnrd, Clifford, Field, Evarts and Shellabarger, for the Republi the country. This commission was or
very conscientious laidy has given the
ganized for the special purpose of in
State of Louisiana to Hayes and and thereby attempt to avert public Justices Miller and Bradley ami Ropre- cans.
’ativo Hour were then appointed a com- I New York. Feb. 13th.—The Tribune's vestigating the Florida and Louisiana
Wheeler, in the face of »the undisput condemnation of any inconsistent ac i sen
mittee to draft a report ot the decision with Washington special thinks it impossible to
a brief statement of the resolutions there-
ed fact that Tilden had nearly 10,000
j fore to tie signed by the members agreeing finish business in Congress before March 4th, When they refused to investigate they
majority and was fairly, legally and
' therein, and to be transnutted to the joint and that an extra session being called for
virtually pronounced their own disso
ot the two houses.
morally entitled to the eight electoral And It also appears almost as trans j session
April is indispensable.
Recess of about an hour was then taken,
lution, and their decision is entitled to
votes of that $tate. Thus the acts of parent that this wholesale publishing , to afford time for drafting the report, which,
New Orleans, Feb. 17th.—The people are
the reassembling of the Commission’ open in expressing their determination not no consideration whatever. The peo A FIRST-CLASS STOCK OP STOVES
a corrupt and illegal returning board, of telegrams that were never sent by ; upon
was presented, and after being received was to submit to the imposition of the Packard
composed of four as infamous scoun the parties alleged to have forwarded I signed by -Miller. Strong. Bradley, Ed- State Government, should it follow as a ple wanted the bottom facts in the
niunds, Morton, Frelinghuysen, Garfield
Florida and Louisiana cases. To get
drels as the world ever saw, have been them and the unfavorable coin ruent ' and
Hoar. The report is to" the following consequence of Hayes’ declared election.
legalized and endorsed by a tribunal
Washington, Feb. 14th.—^he House to
received certain certificates and pa(>ers pur
jMiintment of this Commission, and
composed <»f persons claiming the dis
porting to be certificates of the electoral day adopted the majority report of the Flor
POWDER OF EVERY DESCRIPTION
tinction of statesmen, solely because the Re stance of that moral leper, John Mitch votes ot Louisiana, and certain papers ac ida Investigating Committee, declaring Til the Commission having decided that
companying the same, and objections there-
publican majority found it necessary to do ell Hippie, (who is desirous of succeed | to, report that it has duly con «idered the den and Hendricks electors elected, by 142 it cannot investigate ends its work,
Fuse and Caps,
ao in order to count Hayes in. A greater I ing himself) for effect in the next elec ' same, and has decided ami does hereby do- ayes, 82 lines ; a party vote with the excep and leaves the matter just where it
| cide the votes for William Pitt Kellogg, O. tion of Purman, who voted in the affirma
outrage and a more infamous decision could
was before the Commission was or
tion in this State.
! IL Brewster, Tzivissee, Carr, Jaffroe Peter, tive.
not be conceived. No evidence would be
There are grave doubts as to the
received to show that the returning board’s
New Orleans,Feb. 17th.—The general opin ganized. The radical schemers may Wooden and Willow Ware
ris Marks, named in certificates of Win. P.
actions were not legal ami fair but steeped genuineness of the telegrams, and | Kellogg, Governor ot said State, which ion is that Weldon, Packard’s would-be find before they get through with this
in trau«l and corruption of tlie deepest dye. some of them were perhaps con- : votes are certified l»v said persons, as ap- murderer, is a monomaniac and a Wilkes business that they have gone a step
| (»ears by certificates submitted to the com- Booth in temperament. All desire a thor
The Republicans would take no chances
| mission as aforesaid, and marked number
in passiirg on this case in a legitimate and
i one, are votes provided for by the Constitu ough investigation, but the Democrats are
just manner. They intended from the first publican managers. The fact that tion of the United States. That the same confident polities and politicians of their Commission have maintained the posi
to force the matter through, without the so many are published without sig- | are lawfully to l»e counted as therein certi party will not be involved.
tion taken by Morton in support of the PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES. GLASS
least inquiry as to the justice and honor of natures or with fictitious ones is
From 1867 to 1876 inclusive there arrived scheme to count Hayes in at all haz
for President, and eight votes foi Wm. A.
their high-lianded proceedings, and they
San Francisco 125,300 Chinese; 54,800 hav ards, ignoring entirely the investiga
evidence of that. Senator Kernan, a sion also decides and reports the eight per
did it. to their diagrace and in defiance of the
ing returned to the Flowery Kingdom in
known will ot a large majority of the peo member of the Oregon Committee, sons first before named were duly appoint- the meantime, leaving 70,500 as the net tions for which it wa3 specially or
electors in and by said State. The
ple ot the United States.
-«ays the ciplv r dispatches from which ed
Shot, Brushes, Chains and Hose»
ground of this decision, stated briefly, is gain for ten years. The total arrivals in
the translations are made are what that it is.not competent to go into evidence i 1876 were 16,100, to 18,400 in 1875 and 17,000
aliunde the pajiers «»pencil by the President in 1874. The number who left us last year
purported to be copies of the original of
the Senate in presence of the two houses, I
A New York Herald Washington
Congressman l’urman, the Republi dispatches, which have never been in to (»rove that other persons than these regu was 7,700, to 6,600 in 1875 and 7,600 in 1874.
certified by the Governor of Louisiana, i President Grant speaks the truth when dispatch of the 19th says that Knott’s
can member of Congress from Florida, the hands of the committee. No writ larly
in order to the determination and declara i he says that the Democrats are united and
I have secured the services of a First-class.
and a candidate fur re-election, in a ing is identified, because no original tion of their appointment: in other words, unshaken in their belief that Tilden was committee has subptenaed Collector
to go behind the certificate of the Governor,
speech in the House, when that body dispatches were exhibited. There is so far as it is founded upon the action of the fairly elected, while there is a great diver Orth, Marshal Sharpills, the Collec Mechanic, and atn prepared tm do all re]»air
returning board. The report will also state sity of opinion among Radicals with re tor’s private secretary, and has called ing promptly and in superior style.
wits considering the Electoral Com- no evidence that the messages were the
commission could not receive any evi
mission’s decision on that State, written or seen by the parties to whom dence to show that any elector was ineli gard to Hayes. This is an important point, upon Secretary Chandler in hi- capacity
on the 7th of November, on the ground which the people will not lose sight of, al of Chairman of the National Republican
startled his colleagues by appearing as they are attributed. The Western gible
that it was not essential to show an elector though the Electoral Commission does count
Committee and upon M-Cormick,
u witness against the fraud perpetrat Union Telegraph Company is known was ineligible on that day, so long as he was him out.
when be east his vote in the elec
ed by his brethren in returning that as a subservient tool of the Republi eligible
A California farmer, named Tassev Stew Secretary of the Committee, to produce TN CONNECTION WITH THE ABOVE»
toral college, ami it appears the alleged in
1 I am receiving and have constantly on
State for Hayes, when it was known cans, and no faith can be put in it when eligible electors, Brewster and Levissee, art, has been arrested on complaint of Sec their bank accounts and all uucounts hand a full and first-class stock of
were chosen to fill the vacancies caused by retary of the Interior Chandler for attempt relating to receiptsand disbursem«*nts
that it rightfully belonged to Tilden. polities are brought into question.
their own absence from the college, ami
there was no allegation of ineligibility7 at ing to bribe him with $300, to give a decis of money for electi«»n purposes. The
When we consider the source and
A contemptible effirt is made to the time they east their Vote.
ion in his lavor in a (rending land suit.
circumstance, too much weight cannot smirch the fair names of Senator Kelly
The following are the resolutions acted Your intentions were good, Tassev, but your Houso committee intend to show that □RY GOODS, Gum Boots, TOBACCO»
upon by the commission in their secret ses ¡»rice is hardly up io Zachariah’s figure. a very great sum of money, nearly
lie attached to this voluntary testi and Senator-elect Grover by insinu sion, an 1 afterwards reported to counsel :
Hflitr submitted the following: Ordered Three hundred dollars could not buy a smile $100,009, was sent into Ohio by the
mony, damaging as it is to Mr. Pur ations of corrupti >n and perjury ; but
from such a grandee.
that evidence be not received.
Republicans to carry that State, and GLASSWARE, CROCKERY, Eto., Et.
man’s own party. The majority of the-e efforts are so puerile as to fall of
Abbott offered the following as a substi-
twelfth Industrial Exhibition, under that Haye.-«’
indorsement is on some
the people are convinced that Florida their own accord. We are sorry that tute
Resolved, That evidence be received to the auspices of the Mechanic!»’ Institute, ot of the checks.
Thus sent, the mean-
should have been counted for Tildeu, the former should have taken occasion show that so much of the act of Louisiana San Francisco, will be opened on August
Everything sold at reasonable rates.
the returning board for that 7th. Every preparation for the exhibition ing of which would be that he
and the Commission’s action in □ot to notice the mean attempts that have establishing
Give me a call.
State is unconstitutional, and the acts of said
deciding according to truth and jus- been and are being made to bring him returning board are void.
This was rejected hv the following vote: tended to make it one ot the most interest State. Both sides have somewhat re-
tice will go down to history as one into disgrace. Any one can readily
lea.«—Abbott, Bayard, Clifford, Field, ing displays ever (»resented in any State.
Special seats are to be provided for 4,000 luctantly opened these matters, and
of the infamies that have cursed the see the falsity of the charges that he Hunton, Pavne ami Thurman—7.
A’ay.«—Bradley, Edmunds, Frolinghny- guests, and the building, which is 200 feet there have been rumors that an agree
Garfield, Hoar, Miller, Morton ami wide by 550 feet long, will»be illuminated
had attempted tri buy a Republican sen,
by 6,000 gas jets.
ment was originally suggested at the
elector. If such a thing had been at • Abbott offered another substitute, as fol
Au Important Ntep.
instance of prominent Republican» and
A Republican Npenki.
The land department of the Oregon tempted, why is it that this fact was Resolved, That evidence will be received
II<»n. Matt. II. Carpenter, for many that Democrats have been for some
to show the returning board at the time of
A California Railroad Company, says not elicited at the examination of the
time in possession of facts which now
canvassing ami compiling of the vote of
the Standard, have takeu charge of the Cartwright and Odell by Morton’s that State at the last election in that State years a Republican leader aud an ex they mean to make public.
was not legally constituted under the law treme partisan, in opening his address
Oregon department of the permanent Committee ? And why is it left to he establishing it, in this that it was composed
four persons of one political party instead before the Electoral Commission, spoke
Proclamation by the Governor.
exhibition at the main Centennial divulged by these telegrams ? Sena- of
of five persons of different parties.
as follows :
building at Philadelphia. They pro- tor Kelly is too well known by the
Rejected by the same vote.
to whom these presents shall come :
I desire to say, in the first place, I To \\ all hekeas
Abbott then offered another substitute :
, The/undersigned, heretofore
|»ose to take charge of and exhibit, people of Oregon to be even suspected
Resolved, That the commission will re don’t appear for Samuel J. Tilden. eleeleil Secretary of State for the State of
ceive testimony on the subject of frauds al He is a gentleman of whose acquaint Oregon, tor a period of time not yet ex
free of expense, any of the products
leged in specification of counsel for objector
of the fields, forests, mines aud manu ;
ance I have not the honor, with pired, having l»t'eii notified by Governor L.
to certificates one ami three.
F. Grover of his resignation of the office ol
Rejected by the same vote.
whom I have no sympathy, against Governor
factories of Oregon. P. Schulze, of Port
of tho State of Oregon, to take
Abbott then offered a fourth substitute :
first day of February, A. D.
land, is the agent of the Company for
Resolved, That testimony tending to show
last; and if this tribunal could order a 1877, and requested, as his Constitutional
to take possession of the Execu
that purpose, and anyone wishing to
iana ha«l no jurisdiction to canvass votes for new trial I should vote against him successor,
grams, is made out a perjurer, as he electors
for President and Vice President is. again, believing, as I do, that the ac
place any of such products on exhibi
Therefore, I, Stephen F. Chadwick, do
swore before the Oregon Committee admissible ; rejected by the same vote.
this proclamation, and notify all J. S. HOWARD’S STORE.
tion should address him at once.
Abbott offered a fifth, which was rejected
may concern that I did assume the
by the same vote :
power in this country to-day would he office ot it Governor
Every one should assist in extending i
of Oregon, made vacant
Resolved, That evidence is admissible that the greatest calamity that could befall by the resignation of
Governor Grover, on
the knowledge of our infinite variety
the statement and affidavits purporting to
this first day ot February, A. I). 1877.
have been made ami forwarded to said re
of resources. Let the world know in
and will henceforth discharge the duties and
turning board in pursuance of section 26 of great calamity would be to keep him exercise
the powers pertaining thereto, un
election law of 1872, alleging riot, tumult, out by fraud and falsehood. Carpen til my successor shall have been constitu
all i>ossible ways what great induce
ami violence at or near certain
elected and qualified.
ments we.offer in all these particulars, grams purported to have been sent to intimidation
polls and in certain parishes, were false and ter said he appeared for IB,000 legal tionally
testimony whereof, I have hereunto
fabricated, forged by certain disreputable
and we may easily till up our ¡State
signed my name and caused the seal of
persons under direction ami knowledge of franchised by four villains whose
the State to be affixed, at the city of Sa
till it shall become a great Western
said returning board ; that said returnirg
lem, State of Oregon, this first "day of
meets the case squarely and telegraphs board, knowing said statements and affida
February, A. D., 1877.
vits to be false and forged, and that none ot iana. Upon the very basis of the f —
the following emphatic denial, which such
S. F. CIIADWTCK,
statements and affidavits were made in bill creating this tribunal, your decis ] l . s. I ' '
A Nlrict Parly Vote.
will be deemed very satisfactory by manner of form within the time required , ions are to be reported to both houses, 1 *——<> By the Governor :
by law, did knowingly, willfully and fraud
S. F. C hadwick , Secretary of State.
The Republicans are glibly prating all fair-minded persons :
ulently fail and refuse to canvass or com aud the two houses of Congress can
pile more than 10,000 votes cast as shown set them aside. There is an end of
about the triumph of principle iu the
S alem , Oreg«>o, Feb. 16th.
Dispatch from Sennlor .¿rotor.
by the commissioners of election.
decision of the Florida aud Louisiana
Hunton offered a sixth substitute, as fol
S alem , Oregon, Feb. 17th.
dicial power, ot that, whether you de
electoral votes by the commission,
a ington, D. C.: Deny that I sent auy lows :
To Agent Associated Press: 1 de
Resolved, That ovidence be received to cide that the votes shall be counted
telegram to Tilden. I never sent a
strict party vote. They might as well cipher in my life.
to state through your columns
L. F. G rover .
election on tho 7th of November last, as | for Hayes or Tilden, that decision pre
brag about the acquittal of the con
The papers who are thus endorsing shown bv return made by tho Commission- cludes the question between these two.
victed thief Belknap “on a strict party and giving notoriety to these base ers of election for said (»oils and voting It does not. It cannot. In no possi any telegram signed “Gabble” or “Gov
in said State, have never been com ble aspect of the case can it be main ernor,” and I denounce all such pre
vole,” or Grant’s pardon of whisky calumnies on public men are in a very jlaces
COR. CALIFORNIA A 4th STS.
piled nor canvassed, and said returning
tended telegrams as base fabrications
thieves “on a strict party vote,” says small business. They had better at
canvass returns by said commissioners of on earth but a legislative commission as far as 1 am concerned. I have nev
l tie Democrat.
but only pretended to canvass re of investigation.
er used a cipher nor a fictitious signa
tend to matters in their own household election,
he undersigned would re -
made by the State supervisors of reg
The half million majority of voters and regenerate their Mitchipple before turns
spectfully inform their friends and the
public generally that they have purchased
Howitt Arraign* the Commission.
who elected Samuel J. Tildeu will they parade the shortcomings of others.
the above establishment, which will be
The seventh substitute was offered by
henceforth conducted under their constant
never be persuaded to believe that the
A New York Times dispatch of Feb.
Acted iu Had Faith.
supervision, and they guarantee
I hat no person
perse holding an office 19th says Mr. llewitt says that there
unprincipled action of this electoral
to all who ninv favor them with
of trust or profit under tl le United States is
comission is anything more than a con
eligible to be appointed elector, and this will be no effort to defeat or detain the
DUPONCO’S GOLDEN PERIODICAL
These stables are centrally located, and
LLS are the surest and safest remedy tor
tinuation of the programme of the infa
final decision of the tribunal, but he is ladies
within convenient distance'of the various
to prove said ineligibility, as offered by
in delicate health.
houses of public entertainment. Horses
mous Southern returning boards which conceded that the Commission to be counsel lor objectors to certificates Nos. 1 terribly severe upon the commission,
and mules will be boarded and cared for at
stole nineteen doctoral votes from Til formed under its provisions would
moderate charges. They have one of the
and has prepared a speech which he
Rejected bv same vote.
and finest stocks in Oregon, south of
Justice Field offered the 8th and last sub will deliver to-morrow when the Louis
den and gave them to Hayes.
and indiscretions of youth, nervous weak
as follows :
Senator Thurman, in his speech on the stitute.
Resolved, That in the opinion of the«com-
Mui 11 Bed lliuieelf.
bill, said as much, and Morton admit mission, evidence is admissible upon sev in which Hewitt will assail the com will send a reeijs» that will cure you, FREE " ith single or double teams, for hire on rea
OF CHARGE. Th is great remedy was dis sonable terms. Also good Saddle Horses
eral matters which counsel for objectors to
Bradley, the modern “Warwick,” ted and lamented this fadt in bis ar numliers one and three offered to prove.
mission generally, Hoar particularly. covered by a missionary in South America. an‘A
which will to hired to go to any
by same vote and the question He will declare that when the bill Send a self-addressed envelope to the Rev. part of the country at moderate rates.
perhaps thought be was hoodwinking gument against it. Every Democrat on Rejected
Joseph T. Inman, Station J), liible House,
the original order submitted by Hoar,
Animals bought and sold, and broke to
the people when he voted with the who voted for the bill doubtless labored came up, viz.: that evidence offered be not creating the commission was before the New York.
saddle or harness.
CARDWELL A McMAHON.
Democrats to enquire into the eligi under this impression. In fact, there received.
Payne moved to Rtrike out tho word committee appointed to frame it,
LIME FOR SALE,
bility of Humphrey, the Florida would otherwise have been no real ne “not;” rejected bv same vote.
Hoar distinctly and unequivocally
elector, where the Republicans had cessity for the “Compromise,” and the was adopted by the following vote :
stated that under this measure it
almost a plain case ; but he convenient Democracy would never have favored
Yeas— Bradley, Edmunds, Frelinghuysen, would be the duty of the tribunal not
rnilE DARDANELLES HOITSE AND
Hoar, Miller, Morton and
tArn2 *s offered for rent. Enquire at
ly forgot to carry out the precedent he it only on the supposition that the Louis Strong
< havnei s ranch or the Rogue River Store.
established when the time arrived to iana and Florida frauds would be in Afays—Abbott, Bayard, Clifford, Field, making its decision it should examine BRICK-LAYING & PLASTERING DONE
Hunton, IMyno and Thurman—7.
consider the cases of the Louisiana vestigated. It is evident that the Re
END 25c. to G eo . P. R owell A Co., New
inéligibles. He not only stultified publicans who assisted in framiug the
was under. Hewitt says he can sub
) ork, for Pamphlet of 100 pages, con
lists of 3,000 newspapers, and esti-.
himself, but evinced to the country bill acted in bad faitb and went back on
stantiate the assertion that Hoar made I by inform the public that ho has ONE
cost of advertising.
his intention of coinciding in the their word when they found they had
these statements by all the Democrats TIB HTSAND BUSHEDSof superior Jackson
Lime for salo eheap. Persons wish
XES, Hatchets, Drawing Knives, Broad
partisan and unjust rulings of his Re* a majority of the Commission. This Oregon case Into consideration on who were on the commission, and he ('reek
ing Brick-laying or Plastering done In the I
axes, Mattocks, Picks, all sizes of Ham
best style and at reasonable rates will do
Wednesday last, and up to the time
publican colleagues, who have de
mere, eto., for Rale bv JOHN MILLER.
cratie blunder and a Republican lie,
ment of Hoar to-morrow by Hunton well to call on me. For further information
termined on counting in Hayes at all and no justice or honor can come of going to press had come to no de and Springer, who were his Democratic ! inquire at the Franco-American Hotel.
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all kinds, and cap» and fuse, for sale in
colleagues on the committee.
Jacksonville, Feb. 11, 1875.
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