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EI)c to:ckl ..Enterprise.
Oregon City, Oregon :
P. C. IHELAM). EDITOK AND PliOrKIETOIt.
Saturday, Jane 22d, 1857.
Hon. SCHUYLEE COLFAX,
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
Hon. GEORGE H. WILLIAMS,
Subject to the Nomination of the National
Republican Convention in 1868.
I'll-- JVcAt P. e.idtutiul Contest.
The Nhw York politicians are already
speculating on the next Presidential cam
paign. The World says the Democrats
have no candidal in training, while the
Republicans have several. One importan;
point disturbs the nerves of the World
It says : " We do not, as yet, know
whether the Southern Slates will be per
mitted to take part in the election ; it
is in the power of the Republicans to al
low or to prohibit them since the Repub
licau Congress will have the counting o!
tlui votes." The World, if honest, would
have said that it did not know wheth
er the south would accept the military
bill, but it is evident the matter is en
tirely in its own hand-'.1 There is another
Presidential dilemma equally as perplex
ing to the Wqrid. The editor -tears the
Republicans will win, let the fight be as
it may. If thre is a division of the
party. which is appareut only to Democratic
vision, the World says the election will
go into the House, and the Radical can
didate will be elected. II there is no
division, the World argues, the Radicals
are sure to elect by the people. This
is a very flattering aspect for the Repub
licarH. bat the World seems to draw
consolation and hope from the fact that
something may turn up that the feud and
dissatislaction in the Republican ranks
may be eo g$cat as to drive over enough
Republicans to the Democratic camp .o
ensure a Copperhead triumph. No one
but a starving and cadaverous Democrat
ic editor can draw pUus.ble satisfaction
from the present political situation.
The World, alluding to the conserv
ative" movement in the Union party,
remarks that its strength and promise
(so lar as it has any," wisely provides
the editor,) consists in the expectation
of running Gen. Grant for the Presidency.
On this point the World says : but
suppose General Giant should refuse the
nomination? He would not knowingly
run to be beaten ; and it m iy be safely
assumed that he is a prudent calculator
of the chances." It is apparent that the
World judges thajt Gen. Grant cannot
be used, and that he will not be a candi-
date for the Presidency in 18U8. It is also
clear that the conservative Republicans,
as a party, are insignificant, ami good
for nothing but recruiting material for
the Copperhead party ; and after all it
remarks that "Messrs. Seward, Weed ami
Raymond, would no doubt prefer a hospit
able half-way house ; they would find it
awkward to join a party which they had
spent their whole lives in abusing."
We shall not pretend to speak for the
Republican party as a whole, but for our
own preferences, and as we believe those
of the Republicans of Oregon, we have to
4ay placed at the head of these columns
two names which deserve the position, and
names of men who, if nominated, would
3 tbe text shows beyond a doubt, be
elected by a most overwhelming vote.
Hon. Schuyler Colfax was Oregon's first
-choice for the Vice Presidency in 1864,
and had there have been a second ballot
taken in the convention, would to-day be
.at be head of the Government. . He is
.emphatically now the first choice of this
people for President, and with Hon. George
11. Williams as Vice President, could bet
ter nominations be made ?
Political matters in some parts of the
country are in a state of chaos. To a
greater or less extent all .parties are "at
sea," but that the South will be properly
reconstructed under the Congressional
plan to us seems clear, and every indica
tion goes to show a certain and decided
success to the Republicans everywhere,
Albany Journal.-We are glad to notice
the high moral and independent stand
taken by the Editor of our Albany cotem
porary in his last is.-ue. Secular papers,
.as a rule, are afraid to do what wiil most
conduce to the public welfare for fear ol
rendering themselves Ruble to the charge
of " religious fanaticism." No prosperity
is permanent or desi rable, which is no
based upon a just and religious conviction
.of responsibility, and we rejoice in any
indication of un overthrow of that popular
idea that morality, decency, and temper
ance, .cannot be tolerated in a paper de
voted to the best secular interests of man
kindwhether individual or collective.
Some of our political cotemporaries would
be more acceptable in family circles, did
they act upon the hints contained in the
Journal. Questions which cannot be ar
gued without the aid of indecent exple
tives, and unchristian language, are not
nt lor public d.scussion.
T . . T ........ T l . i
iut iiwu.1. me report oi tnr vote m
Portland on last Monday shows that T. J.
Holmes Democrat, was elected Mayor,
over J. P. O. Lownsdale Republican, by
60 majority ; J. J. Hoffman. R.. was elected
Recorder over J. P. Jefters. D..' by 20i.
majority ; C. P. Ferry, R., was elected
Treasurer, over B. F. Goodwin, D., by 74
majority ; II. II Johnston. D.. was elected
Assessor, over W. H. Westell, R.. by 83
majority. The Democrats have six to
three in the Common Council.
Monet. A New York correspondent
says that schemes which, two years aro
would command any quantity of money
on two hours notice would now insult a
wall-street capitalist if brought to bin at
State Liu ntls.
The .Sentinel siys : The disposition of some
of our citizens to settle ou and iumrove the
surveyed Government laud in the neighbor
hood f Klamath Lake has been somewhat
dampened by the discovery that the most
eligible and valuable tract has probably been
taken bv the State. Had the land been un
surveye'i, the settlers might have acquired
title from the State bv having their claims
embraced iu State locations ; but under ex
isting circuHitues, it seems they must
wait until tbe land is ottered in the market
to the highest bidder. It seems pooi policy
on the part of the State to delay the sale
and settlement of this section of country for
an indefinite period. Id five or ten years
the land may, perhaps, bring a higher price,
but that consideration is of small moment in
comparison with the importance of iti t ecu
pution and improvement. We need popn
Intion have plenty ot vacant land and it
is the duty of the State Government to en
courage immigration, by offering every fa
cility for the occupation f the public domain,
cnther than obsti uct it by playing the part
of a land monopolist
Concern ng the above, the Oregonkin
says : On the admission of Oregon in
to the Union, she became entitled to
.300.000 acres of land, to be located by
the Governor, for internal improvements.
The constitution of Oregon provides that
the proceeds of these lands shall be used
for common school purposes. Congress
recogt.ized the conversion of the dona
tion to school purposes by the admission
of Oregon, and otherwise. Most of the
5;)0.000 acres of land have been selected
within the last four years. As stated in
the Sentinel, the best lands in the Klam
ath Lake country have been selected
by the State and set apart as school lands;
but if the Sentinel had been is willing
to examine the law as to make a fling
at the State Government, it would have
found that the State is not playing the
part of a land monopolist," nor does it
propose to sell the lands " to the high
est bidder." There is nothing in the law
n w, and never has bee; , to preven; any
man from moving ou to any land selected
by the State, and making his application
to the State Land Commissioner to pur
chase the same, ' We understand that about
00,000 acres of the land selected, bv
ihe State have been approved by the
Commissioner of the. General Land Office,
including the selections in the Klamath
valley ; if so, settlers can immediately
purchase said land, in quantities of 30
acres to each, and receive their deeds from
the State. As to the price to be paid
for school lands by those who have made
applications to purchase since the pass
age of the Act, approved Oct. 2i, 18G6.
Sec. 2d of said Act provides that such
persons shall have the land at its true
value, in coin, to be ascertained and
fixed .by the State Board and the school
Superintendent in the county where the
iud is situated. Those who apply be
fore the passage of said Act will receive
their lands at the price fixed in previous
laws. Surrounding Klamath Lake i3 a
rich, beautiful and extensive vallev the
best grazing country now to be found in
the State. Another military post is to be
established this summer between Fort
Klamath and Goose Lake, which will fur
nish ample protection to the settlers iu
Unit section ot country. -There is now no
impediment in the way of settling that
country 'immediately. Let it be tided up
a new county organized at the next
session of the Legislature. A half dozen en
terprising men, leading the way, will be
iol lowed by enough settlers to fi.l up that
valley before fall. Who will go first?
Portland Election. The election in
Portland on last Monday was a Democratic
triumph. The Oregonian says : " Tbe
Holmes and Hallock clique have recovered
nearly full control of the city, which they
will retain one or two years, though cer
tainly not longert as the people will be
compelled in that time to rise and drive
them from office and power as they did a
few years ago." This is all very fine, but
will Republicans allow themselves to
, " rise" in all their strength by that time.
The vote shows that personal and not par
tizan feeling defeated Lownsdale and car
ried the council. Personally, we have no
fault to find with any of" the men elected,
but if politicians choose to draw lines, and
fight their battles on those lines, let them
do it with true spirit. The Oregonian fur-
her says : The Democrats worked with
ireless activity for their ticket and
brought, out almost their entire vote,
while the Republicans scarcely worked at
ail. and in consequence did not poll any
thing near their full strength. It is a habit
of the Democratic party to do their best
it every election, while the Republicans
can get their vote out only on great occa
sions." Then they never ought to make
party. nominations, except on ' great oc
casions." Ihe deieat in Portland last
Monday has a bad effect.
Navigation to Forest Grove. In a
conversation with Mr. O. Parsons, of
Forest Grove, lately, we learned that the
farmers of Tualatin Plains regard the suc
cessful navigation of the Tualatin river as
a very important matter with them. Tbe
few trips made by the Yamhill, stimulated
business over there greatly, and the hope
of all is that the dam at the old site of the
Moore & Pease mill may be again put in.
to make a stage sufficient to carry the
boat to Forest Grove every day in the
year. We learn that the project has not
been abandoned ; that the river will be so
navigated hence we give those people
i his encouragement.
A Goon Pukss. In the Government
printing oftice at Washington is a press of
the Bullock patent which prints in one
hour 20,000 sheets of sixty-four pages of
documents matter ; while doing this it
feeds itself, the paper being in rolls, wets
the paper, cuts the sheets, folds them, and
by a dial attached to the press keeps the
tally of tbe sheets printed. Only two men
are required to have entire control of the
press, thus doing away with the necessity
of feeders. '
Ohegox Coal. The steamer Ajax, on
her present trip to San Francisco, burns
coal from an Oregon mine that of our
enterprising friend II. C. Victor, near
Monticello. We may solely predict a sat
isfactory result of this final test, and again
eongraiuiaie urrjtuuiiuw inai anotner item
of import U rubbed from the upper's
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The Ajax took $140,000 in treasure.
The bark Live Yankee, of the Oregon
Packet Liue, is at Portland.
The Salem Record, so far. is all that it
promised in the beginning, if not a little
more. Success. Craig.
. A pair of Elk were shipped for Honolulu
by the Ajax. They have tw Elk over
there, but genuine dears are plenty.
Tbe concert given last week by the
Philharmonic Society for the benefit of the
poor of Portland, was a grand success.
A copper smelting furnace has been j
erected in Josephine county which is
about ready to fire up."
A Camp meeting will be held near For
est Grove, by the United Brethren, com
mencing on the 4th of July.
The Linn County Agricultural Fair will
be held at Albany'on the 30th of Septem
ber, and will continue for four days.
The Teachers' Institute of Linn county
will be held at Weslyan Chapel near
Rrownsville. commencing July i)th.
Residents of the Willamette valley are
sending their stock East of the mountains
The Aurora Brass Band has consented
to play for the celebration at Eugene Ci'y.
There are thirty-two pieces in the Band.
A bridge is about to be erected across
" Marquam's Gulch,"' ou the McAdamized
The people in Southern Oregon and
Northern California are preparing peti
tions to the Department praying for a con
tinuation of the daily mail.
Haying has commenced in Rogue River
valley. Labor is in demand, and wages
are from thirty live to forty dollars per
month with board.
The Good Templars will have a pic nic
at Hillsboro on ihe iith iust. Ex Gov.
Gibbs will deliver an address commencing
at 11 o'clock a. m.
The total vote of the city of Portland,
polled on Monday last, was 1,22-1." We
know of a number of respectable men who
did not vote, but nary:; a rough.
Hon. J. II. Mitchell is at Salem deliver
ing a course of lectures on Medical Juris
prudence, before the Medical Department
of the Willamette University.
The Oregon Iron Works shipped to San
Francisco one of Webbers" reapers and
threshers combined. To prove to the Cal
ifornians its value as a labor saver.
Sunnyside Lodge. I. O. G. T.. with fifteen
charte. members, was instituted at fjt.
Johns by Capt. Adams lately. Mr. B. O.
Severance W. C. T.
The ladies of the Portland Unitarian So
ciety, gave a festival on Thursday evening,
in one ot Mr. D. Monastes' buildings, which
was very pleasuut and successful.
Farmers who have spring chickens for
sale are in luck now. in Portland last week
they sold at from five to six dollars a doz
en, though not much larger than quails.
A party of prospectors is being organiz
ed for the purpose of finding the fountain
head of the gold which is occasionally
found on the branches of Lewis River.
Vaughn's mill. Portland is now turning
out an average of 170 bbls flour per day.
This amount was put up in quarter sacks,
by one man, in one day. Though not
The amount of real and personal prop
erty returned to the Secretary of State's
office, for the year 18GH. foots up $25,ffi0.
312 63-100. being and increase over letio
of $7,550 37-100.
S. E. Tacklebury will shortly commence
the construct on of a steamboat to run up
the Cowlitz river, connecting at Momicejlo
with the O. S. X. Co.'s boats. The boat
will be built in Portland.
M. R. Cox of Salem was kicked by a
horse on Saturday, the.bl w striking him
on the left side of the head and face,
breaking his jaw and inflicting frightful
gashes on his face and cheek, ilis injuries
are severe, but not dangerous.
The Albany refugee thinks, because the
Journal at 'that place publishes the list of
letters, that the Postmaster is not - com
plying with- the law" " relative to such
matters." Promises to go after the Po.st
master." etc. The great booby Verily
he is a natural.
Judge Shattnck is rapidly recovering
from the wound he received while work
ing on his farm, and it is hoped that by the
second Monday in July, to which time the
civil business of the Court was adjourned,
he will be able to attend to business with
his usual diligence and industry.
A man, name unknown, cut his throat
from ear to ear. on Monday last, near
Portland. At the inquest the evidence
elicited the fact that he had worked in the
Santiam mines for the Union Mining Com
pany, of which James Gardon was Super
intendent. John Nestor, of Portland, has invented
a weatherboard hook which astonishes all
the mechanics to whom he has shown it.
It is a combination of knife, level, gauge
and hook, and is so compact that it can not
but be appreciated by mechanics through
out the country.
Where the Bank of British Columbia
was once, is now being erected a fine
building for the use of the Bank, with a
decided i rtis'ic Iront of Clackamas s one.
cut by Gruber. It will be a credit to
Portlaud and the builder.
The people of Polk county are exercis
ed about tiie valley railroad and holdmg
meetings similar to those recently held in
Vamhiit. This agitation ma v do good.
and even if it does not accomplish much it
will furnish opportunity for innocent
Base Ball, says the Unionist, seems to be
rage just now in Salem. We have two
organized clubs, and three others talked
oi. We understand it is the intention of
some or all of these clubs to enter the list
tor the championship at the approaching
The Teacher's Institute which was held
held at Portland last week on Friday and
Saturday, was attended by twenty teach
ers, ten gentlemen and ten "iadies. The
subjects, previously assigned, were pre
j sen ted by the several committees, and
were discussed and illustrated as fully
as possible in the brief time alloted to
them. Upon some topics new thoughts
jnd new modes of instruction, were sug
gested. The Unionist understands that the Stale
Agricultural Fair ground is being put in
good condition. Th' race-track will be
worked over-end lev eled down at an early
day. so that it will have time to settle
down, and not so easily pulverized. The
managers are disposed to have ail the nec
essary prepa a ions to accommodate the
vast crowd which is expected, made in
On Saturday last, says the Albany Jour-
! 7ial, while the carpenters were engaged in
raising a portion of the college bui.dinir
frame, the derrick gave way. letting the
heavy timber tall w.th a crush and send
ing splinters in all directions. Dr. Lister,
who was assisting the work, was struck in
the throat by one ot the pieces, which,
passing upward, taking the skin and flesh
along with it. terribly lacerated the palate
and coutinguous parts. He soon l.:..l
medical attendance, and evi-rv thi nr li ,
.! ! ...i i , . n
j lor mm wuicn numamty could su "gest
i It is difficult as yet to predict tfie vouie-
A joint stock company has been org in:z
ed at the Dalles, lor the purpose of issuing
a dailv morning newspaper. 1 lie name
heiding the enterprise comprise t.e mo
prominent men ot the Da les. Ihe new
Uper is to be devo ed to tie interests o:
the country East of the mountains, and in
politics is to be conservative union., sup
porting Johnsons policy. It is under
lerstood that Hon. Orlando Hnmason is
to preside over the editorial columns.
The Ajax took Ihe following freight
from Portland on last Tuesday : 34.13. qr
sks flour, bis gunnies bacon. 100 bdls pa
per. 141 cases lard. 557 hf bbls salmon. 4tl
cases mdse. 25 kgs mule shoes. 5 hf bbls
cider, 1,40 staves and same number head
ings. 330 sks wheat, 36 boxes of eggs. 23
rolls leather. 5 tins matches. 4 bales turs.
20 dry hides. 253 bales of , ool, 254 hf
bbls 'dried apples. 5 hf bbls butter, 12
boxes green fruit. 2 live elk, 1 header and
The following decision of a point under
the laws of Idaho, may be of interest to
the legal profession of Oregon. The de
cision was made by Chief Justice McBride.
who held that the bond, or undertaking in
attachment " must be signed ami executed
bv the plaintiff, as well as his sureties ;
and that an undertaking by surities alone
was insufficient."- s the opposite prac
tice has prevailed heretofore, it is import
ant that litigants should take notice of this
ruling. In the above case the attachment
was dissolved ou that ground, am-mg
Surely no person who beholds the im
mense amount of flour now being stored
away in warehouses, on the wharls. and im
the departmg steamer can for a moment
diMibt the extreme productiveness of the
Slate of Oregon. esierd.iv as for several
days previous, every dray in town was en
gaged in hauling flour to nuke up the
cargo of the steamship Ajax. This steam
er will take oiT 1.200 tons, and there is lar
m;re offered than she can take. As a
consequence of this immense quantity
beng thrown in;o market, flour is now a
little and only a little dull. Flour in'
small quantities still continues to arrive
from Walla Walla, says the Orcgordan.
At a late hour on Tuesday night, says
the Herald of Wednesday, the news went
through the city like an electric shock,
that Mayor Holmes was dead, incredul
ous to the truth of a report so unlooked
for. we hastened to h;s house and found
him cold and st iff in death. In the full
vigor of mature manhood: in the lull flush
of app. re.it robust Health, he was stricken
down without a moment's warning by ap
oplexy, and expired almost without a
struggle, at about l )i o'clock. On Mon
day he was re-elected Mayor of the city,
and on the same evening i e addressed his
fellow citizens in a speech marked by his
accustomed vigor. Yesterday he was
upon the street all day attending to his
business and receiving the congratula
tions of his large circle of friends, and now
be is dead ! The shock under which we
are laboring, and the late hour, will not
permit a fuller notice of this most melan
choly dispensation at this time.
Splenow Instkument.-;. -While at Port-
laud a few days since we were shown
by Prof Ru'jes, at the store of Messrs.
J. L. Parrish &. Co. a musical instrument,
quite new in this part of the country,
ihey are a French, instrument called the
Oigan Harmonium invented by Alphonse
Rodoiphe. It is a very considerable mod
ification of the organ as we have them
trom the American manuiiiciories. It is
provided with sixteen stops, each of which
exerc.ses a dist.net and peculiar effect up
on the tone. The bass stops are the
Forte. Jeu Doux. (soil, sweet) Bassou.
Clarion, iJoudon. English Horn ; the treb e
slops are Expression, irenielo. Scou-li
Bagpipe, I'lu.e, Clarinette. File. Ham
Jims. Voix Celeste. Forte, and Knee or
t ail Expi ession. The eflect of these stops
iu changing the tone is most surprising.
For instance : Ironi the Flme to Voix
Celeste with Fuil Expression : the tone
changes lVoin what sounds precisely l ki
a soil fiuie. to the fuil grind harmony
which we wouid expect trom an Angel
choir what the name imports. Other
changes are no less surprising. The in
struments are of-the most perfect w rk
unnsaip and of the highest finish ; have
taken the first medals at all the great
European Expositions. The prices range
from 175. to :S50J. Persons in want
oi ui uiMumeiu suou a ca and see
them, for h is not possib e to get a correct
idea of them, except from personal in
spection. J. L. Parrish & Co.. are sole
agents for the Pacific coast.
Death axi Bckialof Mayok Holmes.
The sudden and unexpected death of Mr.
Thomas J. Holmes, on Tuesday night. ca.-t
a shadow of gloom over the entire city of
Portland, lie was followed to the grave
on Urnr-day. by a vast number of friends.
In obedience to a resolution of the Coun
cil, all places of business were closed. At
halt past ten the various societies of the
city, civic and military congregated at the
late residence of the deceased the Masonic
1' ra-ei nity taking charge of the exercise
of the day. Mr. 11. was a member ot that
Soc.ety. The remains were escorted to
Trinity Church, where Rev.Sioy officiated.
At the Church the procession was organiz
ed, and moved to the cemetery. The Me
chanic s and 14th Insanfry Bands. Fire
Department, Civic Societies, and all Mili
tary Companies, turned out to pay their
last sad respects to the deceased, aid
never d:d Portland witness snob an unusu
NKWaPAi'Ki:.s. Newspapers, by enhanc
ing the value of property in their neigh
borhood. and giving tbe locality in which
they are published a reputation abroad,
beneljt ail. particularly lfthey are mer
chants or real estate owners, thrice the
amount yearly of the meagre sum they
pay lor its support. Besides, every -spirited
citizen has a laudable pride in having
a -paper he is not ashmned of. even though
he should pick it up iu New York or
Washington. A good looking, thriving
sheet helps to sell property, gives charac
ter to the locality, and in all respectj is a
desirable public conveifeneV.
New Cnuucti mca. i'he plans of
Mr. John Nestor for the new M. E. Church
edifice at Portland, were adopted by the
Board. Those who have seen the plans
Fay they are lor a splendid building, and
have been gotten up in iLe highest Si leo!'
the art. Mr. FJdvidge is to erect the walls,
put on the root and put in the basement
windows and floors the present season,
at a contract price of $l-ld.
Jews ix Parliamkxt. There are four
Jews in the Prussian Parliament. They
are upon what is called the Liberal '
side of the House, and were elected by the
vote of the Christian-' part of the Com
monwealth. Woolen Mux. -The Dalles Woolen
Company have sent an agent to tbe States
lor the latest style of machinery for their
factory, the frame work for which may
Eir rislns in pua"
SltOWElW.-We, of this vicinit v. bar..
iSttr,SaUt e . during the
" TtCI.El.UAPTIIC -EWS.
V.e take the following telegraphic news
from dispatches to the Ongouian.
General Hooker sailed for Europe on
the Scotia, on Juno 12th.
The number of immigrants arriving at
New York during May was over 30.000.
Profound silence is observed with ref
erence to the disposal of Maximilian.
Chief functionaries talk both ways.
One hundred families are preparing to
start from the Western counties of Texas
The Louisiana Republican State Con
vention tabled a resolution, asking Con
gress to appropriate fifty million dollars
for the purchase of Cuba.
Texas papers contain accounts of devas
tation storms in that State on the 3d iust.
Many lives were lost and much property
A motion has been entered in the Crimi
nal Court to set aside the judgment and
for a new trial in the case of St tnlord Con
over. A proposition ftr the simultaneous re
duction of the military establishments of
all the great European powers is much
taikel of. It is said to meet a favorable
reception in official quarters.
Judge Fisher delivered an opinion in
the motion to quash the panel in the case
ofSurratt. concluding with an order to
discharge the present jury and select a new
one. The court then adjourned.
Minister Adams informs the State De
partment that he had interposed in behalf
of the Fenian prisoners in Ireland. In the
case of McCafferty a writ of error was is
sued at the instance and at the expense of
the United States.
In response to inquiry, the State De
partment announces that the subject of
the edict of the Japanese authorities mak
ing Christianity a capital offence, has been
brought- to the attention of the Japanese
The lute'iigmcer bus authority for say
ing that Ihe cabinet has decided that tiie
military authorities have no power to re
move State officers, buf there is no ground
for the belief that the President content
plates the removal of Sheridan.
The agent of Central Pacific Railroad
Co.. has arrived in New York- from Cali
fornia to obtain from the Freed in en?
lienreuu 5.000 colored laborers to work
on that road offering sleady employment
and good v. a;es.
At a meeting of the directors and stock
holders ot the C O. k M. S. S. Company a
resolution was passed increasing their
capital stock to 5.000.000, and Secretary
Russell announced the consolidation of
the California Steam Navigation Company
with this company. Arrangements have
been made to extend their operations to
the whole Pacific coast.
A report to the Freedmen's Bureau
from Mississippi says : Everything looks
flourishing. The feeling of the whites to
wards the blacks is more favorable. With
many classes the freedraen have an inter
est jn the crops and work fail h. fully. There
is a disposition to treat the I reed men faith
fully. The crops are promising.
A committee has been appointed by the
two w.ngs of the Virginia Republican
party to adjust all differences. John
Minor Botts is a member from the Char
lotleville branch. A convention of the
two wings will meet at Richmond on the
1st of August. Senator Wilson and deb -gates
from the Union League Clubs of
Boston. Philadelphia and New York as
sisted -to procure this result.
Special agents of the Republican Execu
tive Comm.itee have returned from the
South. The Republicans are organ zing
rapidly, w.lhont much d.ssension among
them tor sir.te lor the leadership. Vit-
g. u. a may be io-t owing to a division on,
confiscation. The Georgia organization is
perfect. The majority favor confiscation,
but are not m favor of introducing it into
In Surratt's trial. Carrington objee'ed
to li'inher proceedings on the ground th i:
the term ends on Monday, and that anoth
er Judge is assigned for the next term ol
criminal court. Judge Fisher, who com
meuced impanelling the Jury, being now
ill, the District Attorney submitted
that it was illegal for Jndire vlie to
complete the panel. The court overruled
the objection. Carrington excepted to the
ruling. A full jury was obtained at seven
Saturday night. The jury were allowed
to separate till Monday.
Gen. Buford. one of the special com
missioners to investigate the Fort Phil.
Kearney massacre, says there is no neces
sity tor an Indian war if the Indians are
protected trom the rapacity of the fion
tiersmen. Government pays $4 bushe
for oats at Fort Laramie, .-so for corn, and
i I -5 Oi) "r ton for hay. -The Fort. Kear
ney massacre was caused bv the govern
meat forcing the military along the Boze-
maii s route. before the treaty was conclud
ed. Both Dufoicl and General Langdorn
thifik the Tetritory north of Nebraska
and west or south ot the .Missouri, over as
far as Musclesheli river, including 8.000
square miles, should be assigned exclusive
The Markets. There is nothing new
to renort in local trade. Oats are rather
lower, and in this market buyers are
ottering but 25 to 30 cents per bushed
Our latest from New York is not encour
aging to shippers, and from San Francisco
we are told, under dite of the 20th. that
siuokw uiciHi sens ai ioc ; Oregon
i - ...... . . ... i . t s- i
oacoo is (ju-'jieu ai ijjMi. taiuorn a
hams. lr16jc The wool njarket con
tinues to drag. Sales since last Wednes
day aggregate about 300.000 pounds.
Spring clip within range. l20i. includ
ing one lot of 30 000 pounds, clean at. 18
The shipment to New York by the steamer
of the loth, was FU.OOd. makimr 3oH Odi
lbs shipped hence to that market since tin
1st iust. Stock unusually large and con
Oun i is rms. The term for this paper
will be seen by reference to the first column
on the first page. It becomes a matter of
duty to ourselves now. that we ask our
subscribers to look to ihis matter. When
ever there are delays which cannot b
avoided we have been willing to overlook
out now we sav this : That a 1 sob
7 M" 'I'l'-s. one ami unpaid, at the oxptra
iiou oi uiree inonttis Horn April loth. 1SG
will be charged for at $1 Od per year.
JNemt Yai.t.ky. The Roseburg Ensian
tella its readers of a place which offers a
chance for homes : We are credibly in
formed that there is a fine opening for set
tlers, a few miles westward from Ibis place,
on the route of the new wagon road soon
to be made from here to Coos Ray. There
is no better soil anywhere, than along Coos
and Coquille. rivers. And there it is.
abundantly supplied with the finest limber
and the purest water, ready to be taken
possession of by enterprising families who
are not afraid of labor.
Thk Last. John Gray, the last nurvi
vor of the Revolutionary army resides in
Ohio, nd m in !: IQHb year.
etc or h o.ks.
At a regular meeting of Clackamas Base
Ball Club, held on the evening of June IS-th.
ISijT, the following icsolutions wtre unani-
mous'y adopted : :
Unsolved, That the thanks of this Club be
tendered to the Pioneer Base Rail Ciub of
Pottland. lor theii gentlemanly cmnesv,
gpfierous hospitality, and manly bearing
uuimy our aim piay wuu mem, on tbe
win i list.
Ktaolred, That while we regret that thev
were able to retain the Ball, at the close of
the -Match Game, th ise regrets are all made
to vanish when we remember the manner in
which they atierwards captured our storn
achs nnd hearts.
Resolved, That we shall ever retain pleas
ing memo? ics of our intercourse with those
gentlemen, and shall hereafter hope to meet
PETER T. BARCLAY,
Secretary C. B. B. C.
MAHRIHJI). In Portland on June 17, 1 867,
by Rev. G. 11 Atkinson, Mr. Thos. Smith,
of Oregon Citv, and Mrs. Anna C. Koblitz
DIED. In Oregon City on Sunday June 16,
18i7, Enos Slorer, after along and painful
illness from I'soax Alee.
The deceased was in the Z2d year of Ids
age, and was. one of the early settlers of this
county. He leaves a widow and live child
ren to mourn their untimely loss.
I'khfkctly Satisfied Everyone
that visits Buchtel's Photograph Gallery,
cornes away perfectly satisfied with th'eir
bargains. The highest style of the art is
reached in the beautiful Sim Pearls and
Photographs, at the established gallery, a
First tareer. Portland
1 V t(i hl'ABLK FaIN
Killer, is the universal remedy for internal
and external complaints. At this period
there are but few of the human rac uuac
quaii. ted with the merits of tfie P.u: Killer.
?it rJii - ., ml - el. bit j, an essay of
Warning and Instruction for Young Men.
Also. Diseases and Abuses which prostrate
the vital powers; with sure means)!' relief.
Sent free of cliarg in sealed letter envelopes
Address: i).-. ,1. SK i 1.1,1 N IlOUGitTON.
41 liuw.,rd Association, Philadelphia, Pa.
" In Ojt ok CurNTkv i' ton
or hamlet, the Family DvcColors ar equally
popular. Store-keepers say it is no use to
have any but the Howe & Stevens s'anip, for
the people know no others, and biiive in
none. They aie equally the most reliable
and the cheapest.
Soid bv hVll A I'aiker, Oregon Citv, Mia
by ftiniih A Davis, Agrtitsfor Oregon.
- An'-tiiek veky Imp ri ant Disc v
cry ban been made, in addition to those of
the almost innumerable kind in minerals of
Oregon. It hs been demonstrated in Salem
that David Cole, deaUr in stoves, tin, hollow-ware,
copper, sheet-iron, etc.. is the
right man in the right place IU has a su
perb stock always on hand, sella bis goods
cneap. and nils ail orders promptly, uo
not tail to give ruir a call, whenever u go
to Sikteni. Union block, lid store soutn of
Cox 4 Co.'s drug store.
(iuinu !(ojnu ! (tone ! It i not
alone gents' fin clothing, white shirts, un
derwear, ere. that Kohn A Kishel, No. Vtl
Front street are selling so ln-A, but it is also
iu diy goods, aud goods for ladies wear, that
thev have made such a raid in the price.
Ladies yisbing to purchase auvttiing in the
drv goods liue, should l,c certain to call ou
Kohn A Kishel, No. 'Ji 1-ront sire. t. Portland
who are willing to let them jud je th it then
pi ices arc niucli lower than those of other
houses. . i
HoNEbTY IS TH K BEST PLim" AFlKR
all.- And ever since we commenced busi
ness we have pnrsu.-d the " trcn tenor of
our way," undeterred bv the fiowi-s of oth
ers. Quick salts mid small proiiis has and
ever v,il be our motto. We pnb.i.-h utirlirt
for the convenience of cu-t niers, an! expect
to abide bv it, and we aseit and slick to it,
that 1..I niiiii A li -others have got the lead
in the Clotliing business in I'orilaud, and in
tend to keep it, selling at the following rate :
No 1 dress coats from $10 to $4!l; dress pants
from to $14 ; cassitnere suits from $13 5o
to $7.Vt linen dusters at $-2; white shirts I -r'
to $2 H.; Shaker flannel shirts and drawers
at $1 7. tio to Bar Bros,, corner of
Front and Morrison streets.
Dk. IIo-tettf.r's JSti macji Bit
tkks - The operation of this palatable rem
edy upon the stomach, liver- and excretory
organs is singulaily soothing and conserva
tive. It regulates, recruits, and purifies
ihein. Dyspepsia in ail its lot ins yields to
its control and invigorating prop itics, and
it is lecoinmended to mothers, enfeebled by
ihe c.aes and duties of maternity, as the
s.dest and best remedy they can probablv
use. In all the crisis of female bfe it will be
found eminently useful, s.nd elderly persons
will derive much more benefit from it than
from ordinary stimulants-. Sold bv the drug
gists and dealers everywhere
IlODGi:, CALkF & CO., Agents.
S-"-:tf Portland. Oregon.
City Assessment .
VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the
L A.-se-sment Rod for the Corporation of
Uiegon City, has been returned to the Citv
Council. All person that feel interested
can have Hie privilege ot examining their
assessment, bv applying to the City Itecorder
at Ins oliice iu Oregon City, until the lirst
Monday of Julv, lsti.
-' JAM ES M. MOORE, Recorder.
CIIS. QODGB. .CUAS. E. CALLF GEO W. SNKLL.
K0EGE, CALSF & Co.,
DEUGS and MEDICINES,
PAINTS. OILS, AND WIND"V G LAs,
VARMSflES, JiJiUSJlES, PAIXTEi:
Materiais, and brugyUt Sundries.
7 Fio Street,
1IKD , E
No. 90 First street, PorlUnd,
Wholesale and Ret.iil Dealer in Garden,
Grass and Flower .Seeds !
All erds- from this Establishment are
Warranted Frek and Genuine.
Foreign and Domestic Dried Fruits and
Foreign and Domestic Green do do
Vegetables ajxd Iruit Packed icith care for
NUTS Pea-nuts, Brazil-nuts, Wal nuts, Fil
berts and Almonds.
GROCERIES -A selected stock of choice
Groceries, bought expressly for family use.
Iff Alt of which is oflV-itd for cash at
cash prices. Orders solicited.
3o:ly JO!I O'. : OX IVOR.
No. w First st Portl cd Oregon.
Corner of Froutnd o.k .trects, VonhM:
Of Real Estate Groceries, General Mrch.
dise and llors., lcrt&n-
Eccry Wedvesda and Saturday t
A. 13. Hichardsv, Auctioneer.
AT PRIVATE SALE.
English refined liar and Bundle lion
English Square and Octagon Cast steel
Horse shoes, Files, Rasps, saws ; O '
Screws, Fry-pans,' sheet iron, R. G Iron;
a lso :
A large assortment of Groceries and Liquora.
A H. I.'lCHAKDSOX. Auction
- or -
"V o c a 1 3X n s
Rev. Mr. SELL WOOD
TT7ILL GIVE A CONCERT OF VOCAL
V? Music, with his pupils, in the Court
House, at Oregon City, ou
Wednesday Evening June 2Gth.
A full attendance is solicited, as it will
give encouragVnipnt to the class, and create
a more lively interest iihe science of music.
Doors open at half past seven. Concert
begins at eiht.
Admission on cents; Children haiiprice.
WHILE YOU CAN
Buy a Good Farm Cheap,
qnrypilIiKK HUNDRED and TWENTY
0aU JL Acres of good laod, situated witL-
1 1) 12 miles ot Oregon City, in a sc'uth
Hast course, in a nice section of the
country, is now ottered tor stale t a
bargain. Theland uas upon i; h
WELL OF WATER,
And 50 Acres under Fenc ! It has
been known as the Patterson Fa-in
located by Abbott.
For further particulars call at thi office or
upon THOMAS GLENOX,
Eureka Saloon, cor. Front and Taylor,
3 .tf ) Portland, Oregon.
o .v is i rr
AN'D PAPER HANGING
Wsilter 15ioi Iters,
No. 113 Front street, Portland,
TTCi LXAVK TO IXFOR31 THE
lublicthat they keep an tensive stock
FLOOR AND TABLE
v i v n o w sua n es. n a m as ks
l!.cH t VU I A INS.
CORNICES AND BANDS,
GIL I MOLDINGS,
And all goods in the
CARPET & LtPH:LSIEE.Y LINE!
AVc Import pur Goadm Iirect from the
Ead, and sell at San Francisco
1 13 Fflnt street, nearly opposite Vaughn's
Wharf', Portland, Oregon. (,3V
A Ture and Powerful Tonic,
Cor t-ctlve and Altc sitivc, of wondtr-
ful ed-c-iit-j- in tlibtuscs of h
STOMACH, LIVER AND
IU TEt'i 1V1C oPaOIE'TIES.
Prevents Fever and Ajue and Rillious Re
mittent Fevers ; fortifies the system
against Miasma aud the evil effects
ot unwholesome water ; invigor
ates ttie organs ot digestion
and the bowels;
eadies tiie Xnvu ami ten I to Pro-
long Lit.' .
REJIEM L. , rop:ut;es.
Cures Dyspepsia. Liver Convplaint. Sick and
Nervous Headache, Central Debility,
Nervousness, Depression of Spi its,
Constipation, Colic, Intermit
tent Feveis, Sea lckncs,
Cramps and Spasms,
and all complaints of either sex
arising lrom Ihxlilv Weakness, whether
inherent in the system or
PRODUCED RV SPECIAL CAUSES.
TOTHING THAT IS NOT WHOLE-
smiie sreuial, and restorative in its na-
t iu e, enter into the composition of HOS
I LITER'S SfOMACIl LITTERS. This
popular preparation contains no mineral of
any kind : no deadiy botanical element ; no
fiery excitant; but is a cQnbinalion of the
txiiacts of lure baLairiic herbs and plants,
wiib the purest and mildest of all ditiusive
J he week stomach is rapidly invigorated,
and the appetite restored by this tonic, and
hence it works wonders in cases of Dyspepsia,
and in less continued forms of Indigestion.
Acting as a gentle and painless aprient, as
well as upon ttie liver, it aIocinvriablyre
lieves the Constipation superinduced by ir
regular action of the d.gestive and secretive
Persons of feeble habit, liabhj, o Nervous
Attacks, Lowness of Spirits, and Fits of
Languor, find prompt and permamcnt relief
from the Hitters. The testimony on this
point, is conclusive, and from both sexes.
As a Genuine Tonic, IIOSTKTTLR'S HIT
TERS produce eilVcts which must be experi
enced or witnessed before ihey can be fu"J
appreciated. In cases ot Constitutional
Weakness Premature Decay, and DebilitJ
and Decrepitude arising from old age, it ex
ercises the electric influence. In the conva
lescent stages of all diseases it onerates as c
dciigl.tlul invig..rant. When the powers ol
nature artreiaed, it operates to re-euforce
and re-establish them. q . o
Last, but not least, it is the only safe stim
ulant, being manufactured from sound ana
inocuous materials, and entirely free lrom,
the acrid elements prcs .nt more or less m
alt ttie ordinary tonics and stomachics ot tuu
day. SOLD EVERYWHERE.
II DOE, CALKt'ACO., "".