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Oregon City, Oregon :
. C. 5UKT-ANI, EDITOK ANO PUCriUETOK.
Saturday, Januai 25th, 1863.
' ' GVli XGJEXTS.
L. P. FISHER & Co., Rooms 20 and 21 New
Merchants' Exchange, Sacramento street,
are O'.'r only authorized Agents in San
DATA" & STEVENS, cor. Front and Morri
son streets, up stairs,) arc our authorized
Atrenfs i:l Portland.
Ji. C. LEWIS, Esq., will eontinwe to act for
as Genera! Trailing Agent.
Ouva Lodge. Another lodge of
Old Fellows, with the above name,
was lately organized at Salem. This
makes three of the Order there.
The organization cf a third lodge
of Odd Fellows at Portland has been
deemed advisable, in consequence of
the increasing membership. It will
be thoroughly German.
Fkdsral Appoixtsiknts. Hon. J.
C. Cartwright of Salem, has received
(he appointment of U. S. Attorney
fur the District of Oregon. Ho will
remove to Portland. W. L. II ill Esq.
3 of Portland, has received the badge
of Begister in Bankruptcy, for this
The Salem Dramatic Troap are
nyjw playing frequently. On the 21st
the thrilling tragedy in three acts,
entitled the Idiot Witness, or the
tale of blood." was reproduced, with
' Grimshaw, Dagshaw, and Brad
thaw" as an afterpiece. Among the
nanies on the programme we observe
those of Messrs. Seth. It. Hammer,
E. V. II. Alexander, Geo. Collins, D.
W. Jones, P. W.Jemmison, J. E.
Chrk, Mrs. Clark, and Mrs. Collins.
SriniTED Meeting. A very spirit
ed railroad meeting was held at Jack
sonville on the 11th. Speeches were
made by3 several parties. We quote
n few of the remarks made, as they
appear in the Reville :
" It 's a falsehood
41 It 's a lie H
" lie is a liar and a falsifier !"'
" He will eat his words with the
voracity of a convalescent swine !"
Choice specimens of compliments
which gentlemen paid each other.
Usiom St.vts Convention. The
Union Stite Convention is called to
meet at Portland on the 24th day of
March next for the purpose of nomi
nating a cr.ndid.tto for Congress,
three Presidential elector?, Dele
gates to the Union National Conven
tion, and for the transaction of such
other business as mav come before i
the Convention. An adjourned meet
ing of the State Central Committee
will be held at Portland on the 13th,
Democratic Proceedings. On the
ICth, at Portland, the Democratic
State Central Committee met and
" transacted business." It was adopt
ed that their next State Convention
be held at Portland on the 19th of
Mach. An estimate of tho number
of delegates was made, and appor
turned to tho several counties.
Clackamas is entitled to seven, Mult
iiomah I t, Marion 11, Linn 10,
Washington 5, Yamhill 7.
State Agricultural Society.
The officers of the Oregon State A
ricultural Society, for 1SG8, are as
follows : President, A. J. Dufer, of
Multnomah county; Yiee Presidents,
A. J. Thayer, of Benton, J. Barrows
i.f Linn, H. N. Y Butler of Polk,
Thomas Cross of Marion, William
Elhottof Clackamas, Thomas Smith
of Douglas, J. Seroggins of Wash
ington, and L. L. Koland, of Wasco,
J. G. Basket of Polk, W. J. Ilerrcn,
f Marion county. Corresponding
Secretary, A.oC. Sehwatka, Salem, j
llecording Secretary, E. M. Waite, j
treasurer, J. II. Mores, of,
Salem. Managers, II. Bundy, Ben -
ton county, II. O. Iladiey, of Lnne, j cause of liberty and justice the conn- whose friends preserved him from our ! ty t() sec thmfr3 as no one else sees
J.Mir.tocd Marion, J.Mngoue, Clack i try rallies and goes farther than it terrible wrath, has found an organ j thera "
t tt t . ( r-, rV lever wonhl have gone before." Mr. ' to Chronicle his prowess. The man
nmns, Jas. IT. Douthit, of Linn, t. T , & -it . i 1 . c , , , rT . . , . , .
XT . w i , ' , w 'V i Wilson s speech is a very goou one I who got drummed out of the army Professor Iloppin, m his Old
i. IS ay. or. ashmtrton, and V . X. ! . ,, , , . 1 , , . " , , , . .1 e u .1 c t.r
Newbv Y iml.i'l " i fuU of k":d' checr,". and noble j is just t be fellow to brag fur La- EnyUnd, relates this anecdote of
lHl,uJi 1 am III. I 1 , ir I! u li.. .1.- !,.;..!, TTIw c-tr,,, ... t .-.,1 1. . J '
"SruucK it at Last." After all, ! the overthrow of the Presi
, , , . i dent s pohev has been upon the South,
iuuu bill, seem to nare tr.rccn cie cr.
Tho people begin at last to see that
the monev with which our railroads
are to be built must come from some
other State. A preposition is now !
pending before the council at Portland
pledging the faith of tho city, in con
federation of certain work to be done,
to pay the interest semi annually up
on bonds of the company to the
amount of $250,000, for the period
of twenty yea3 from the 1st instant.
The Oreyonian says :
" The proposition to guarantee in
terest strikes the right key. The
true policy for Oregon, is not to at
tempt to carry on enterprises of this
magnitude with home capital. Por
while there is capital here to do the
present business of the country, there
is rot enough to make any great!
showing for a work of this kind?" j
.... . . .1
Wonder if, smco the Oregonlon-
, , & i
says so much, some of these Yamhill
J , , . j
readers who discontinued this paper, j
because of our expressing the same :
opinion months ngo, will not renew ?!
AVe promised to reproduce those cb-j
iectiorable paragraphs, in the course j
of time, but now wc think it mr.v not '
The following is a Washington dis
patch of Wednesday, December 11:
The Xational Uuion-ITepublican Ex
ecutive Committee met nt noon
to-dsy. All the members were pres"
ent in person or by proxy, except
those from Michigan, Kansas and
West Virginia. A proposition was
submitted to change the name to the
National Union Convention, but
aiter some discussion it was with
.drawn, ali the members agreeing
that the change was not advisable.
The time for holding the convention
was fixed on the 20th of May, only
six members voting for a later day,
say the middle of July or first of Ju
ly. There was not much debate on
this point. The chief discussion arose
on the question where the convention
should be held. Cincinnati and Indi
anapolis were represented by special
committees. St. Louis was urged
by Missouri Congressmen, and the
advantages of Chicago were set forth
in a letter signed by several leading
citizens of that place. Horace Gree
ley strongly urged that Cincinnati
should be selected. His strong point
was that the convention ought to be
held at a place where the party is
weak and needs help. Mr. Cook, of
Illinois, answered that according to
this argument New York City ought
to be chosen. This retoit raised a
langh, and finished Mr. Greeley's
speech. The first ballot resulted:
Chicago 8, Cincinnati G. Indianapolis
5, St. Louis 3. Second ballot the same.
Third and fourth ballots : Chicago 10,
Cincinnati G,St. Louis and ludianapu
lis 3 each. On the fifth ballot Chica
go received 12, Cincinnati 10. The
vote in favor of Chicago was then
made unanimous, and the committee
adjourned, subject to the call of the
Chairman. It mav be added that at
least three-fourths of the members are j
ruut men tor tue next contest.
The American Unionist closes a
leader last week on the opening cf
the campaign, as follows: Therefore,
when yoa think or speak, of" the
Democratic party, let it be as" The
Enemy"! Not that we should feel
personally hostile toward our Dera-
ocratic neighbors by no means; but
every good Union man should hate
their treasonable and detestable par
ty with a patriotic, honest aversion.
While the horrid cross is still lifted
up, upon which they would havecru
ified the Union; while the bones of! the end of the light- Tie says that
Union men are yet whitening in the ! Bush, having got Clarke's hand in
rebel valleys of Jehosaphat; whib the j his mouth, and not having strength
blood hounds still live with which to bite, actually commencsd to swal
they would have hunted and torn j loic him !
the flesh of the quivering slave; AV- ,ri, w
wihle clotted gore
is still festering ,
in tho rnins cf the slave pen; while !
the aged octoroon is still searching
for tho offspring of Democratic lust
arnoung the scattered children cf
Slavery, and the foudlings of Free
dom; while the blood cf Abraham
Lincoln is still rusting upon the blade
of the Democratic assassin the rrood
and true patriot, man or woman, can
have no fellowship with that party
cf cruelty, of treason, of rebellion
and murder, and upon which the
lerce rays of uort s vengeance have l
ueen converging auu eie ounng, uu
ring all the horrid exorcism and sub-
i : ... .t j . i . . i
lime incantations of war,
Hon. Alonzo Delano, who would
have been Governor of California to
day, if nominations had been made
right at the proper time, thus writes
to a friend in Indiana: "You will have
seen that California has been betrays
ed to the Copperheads. This was
done by the management of certain
corporations, who desired to bend
State authorities . to their interests,
and who by frand procured the nom
mniinn f mpn f.-,i-rflW in d i veft on-
sition to the will of tho people. Let
me say to vou that California is still
heart and "soul Union, and vou will
see when we arc called upon to vole
for Grant as President and Schuyler
Colfax for Yice President, that we do
not endorse Andy Johnson and his
rebel friends, and that California is
sound to the core for the Union, for
our patriotic Congress and its meas
ures, for G rant and for honest Col.
" I look upon Andrew Johnson,'-'
said Senator Wilson, "as I look upon
Bu'l Run. It was a creat lesson to
. , th( nn1 PV(.,.V ... , nn
J Stakes to do anything ogainst the
? - -7 - .. .....
, vhicl, persuaded at last that it is thor
V.IMU3. UC UII5U5 ll'.ltt lACeiieill HIE lltl. .AUG IIUUUIC li.T-ll WJf :
oughly and fairly beaten,. beginning touched it sevcrel
to submit wuh a very good c;race.
lie predicts the reconstructed States The question as to who is cham
are destined to become the strong- Pion of the light weights, is about
hold of radicalism, and assures ns that decided.
among the advocates of "Equal!
Rights for all Men," of suffrage for Speaking of the moral aspect of
the black?, North as well as South, j the affair the Unionist savs :
are: Grant, Sheridau, Thomas and
nearly every General who has made
When Gen. Rrag was defending
a United States fort gcinst a terrible
attack in the Mexican w.?r, a negro
servant made his escape from the
danger, fled to tho Mexican lines and
joined the -Mexican service. iNow
Gen. Ilrazsr is disfranchised and the
neirro servant is one of the Board
cf Registration for the county of Mo-
, ,v T T
L,r olJ tncn1 m L' Jrneganf
has issued a prospectus, so we hear,
ot a new paper Democratic m Us
... , ., .
politics, daily in its appearance, soon
to be issued at Salem. We wish him
success financially, but cannot hope
The German Immigrant who de-
clared that this must be a free,
country if Jeff. D-ivU went free, had
j a proper sense of
THAT LITTLE A FT A III.
The Salem papers are publishing a
JFar Bulletin, daily, weekly, and all
the time. The " occasion for all
this, grew out of something Asahel
Bush should have said or did say
about Sam Clarke, and Sam's retort
through the press. The first bulle
tin reads thus, from the Unionist:
Bush accosted Clarke, who replied
saucily, threatening to call him an
ugly name, if he didn't get away.
Bush retorted in kind, or a little nas
tier, quoting an editorial from the des
fuact Statesman. Thereupon Clarke,
becoming vipsnorting mad, began to
jump stiff-legged round in a circle,
with the probable intention of " go
ing behind the Bush;" the other in
the meantime punching at him with
his stick. In the course of this very
severe and exciting round, Bush man
aged to get in a couple of licks on
Claike's stovepipe, knocking out the
crown, and otherwise demoralizing the
structure; but owing to a thick pad
ding of newspapers and old rags, the
club didn't get in to where the head
was, and, for obvious reasons, didn't
knock out his brains. Great excite
ment ! Men running and dogs bark
ing ! At this juncture, "Mr. Superin
tendent Huntington interposed, and
took away Bush's stick, the adversa
ries expectorating and clawing at one
another over the top of the " Indian
Bureau." In the melee, Mr. Hunt
ington lost his hat, which Clarke
jerked up, together with Bush's stick,
and ran up stairs, where lie was
found flourishing the cane and exe
curing a Choctaw war dance round
the hat, which he had mistaken for
the enemy's scalp. Thus ended the
most side-splitting encounter that has
happened since the celebrated duel
between Mistress O'Shauucssy and
The boys say Sim Clarke is armed
and on the war-path, after Bush.
The armament is said to consist of a
gigantic Allen's pepper-box, strapped
on his back lengthwise. To put the
gun m position, it is only necessary
to get down on his hands and knees ;
and when he desires the apparatus to
revolve, he turns over.
A Democratic spectator says that
the editor of the Record is mistaken
concerning the relative situation at
thc ed;torofthe Record vvas going
ovrrto the Democratic party, but
didn't suppose he would turn Bush
whacker. It is reported that Asahel Bush,
formerly of the Statesman, is comig
over to the Union party. At any
rate, he 1ms beep. " getting up a club "
I0r lne Accord,
We do not get the Record in ex
change, but have come across a copy,
,,.h;,-.l. n,it.-;t Woi-wi; it hnrl lnn
assigned to private rises, we rescued
and extract from as follows :
On Saturday the editor of this pa
per was, without provocation attack
td with insult and finally with vio
lence, by Ashael Bush, whose feelings
and at tons toward hitn have been ma
licious for years past. It is impos
sible for a human being to utter
more foul-mouthed, dirty language
than this Bush disgraced himself by
using. Gathering courage by loud
words, he proceeded to blows;
! when Mr. Clarke was struck wita
! a enne he closed with his assailant,
! and punished him severely, until a"
j crowd pressed in between and saved
j Bush from further harm. At the
close of the fray we had his cane
! " one hand and beard in the other,
! The beard was forcibly drawn out of
our grasp, but the cane we carried
up to the Record office as a trophy.
It is worthy of its owner a very
light affair. It is well known that
tho gentleman carries a weapon of
more dangerous character, which
u: t ... :.i a . I
m u,y 1U "v
A certain valiant fightingcr, whose
beard got pulled, whose trousers got
j booted, whose cut e got captured, and
Rush in hisletters to the Herald.'
In going after Raleigh," we soon
f nti n 1 1 it- Vi n T" i Vi r - t 7,1 tt nnrl It o it a
Right-minded citizens think that,
if Mr. Cash is the author of the de
fimatory letters in the Herald, in
which the reputation of various par
ties has been assaiied, he is highly
censurable for his conduct on Satur
j daw If innocent of the former tur..
j pitude, he should so state pnbllc'y,
i imder the circumstances. As the
I azjair is now viewea, it woimi s-eem
! that copperheads may sneakmgiy as
j sail the' private character of Union
men, br annoiiymous public letters,
and when the "latter retort in kind,
it is construed as a " personal mat
Periah says that if the " Radi
cals had let the coir.itry alone there
would have been nobody hurt."
Exactly what JelT. Davis, the leader
of Beriah's nartv said. All he want-
ed was io be " let alone,"' B. R. is j our inend John Minto Lsq., ol Mar
an imitative animal. lie repeals j on county, has recently buried a
Democratic parrotry with remarks., j promising son. Wc sympathize with
blc success. Sj s.1 vs the Oreqrr.it'.tn, I I-hc family in their a ftiiction.
We take the following; telegraphic news
from dispatches to the Orttjoniun.
John Jacob Astor died in his G6th
year, at New York last week.
Wm. T. Hamilton has been elect
ed Senator in Maryland.
Since our last there has been but
little news over the wires from the
The House Committee on Milu
tary Affairs have decided not to take
measures at present toward a reduc
tiou of the army.
Vallandigham has been inconti
nentally swindled. The democracy
of Ohio have elected another to the
Senate of the United States.
The delegates of the different
Circles of the Fenian Brotherhood
have resolved to give a grand ball in
San Francisco on the evening of
Ex-Governor Sam Purdy, has
arrived from the east, accredited by
the Treasvry Department to invest!.
gate Internal Revenue matters on
this coast, and look after Custom
San Francisco markets are:
Flour-superfine $7: extra 9. Wheat
Sales of GOO sks low grade at 2 40;
GOO common and 500 sks good mill
ing at 2 GO ; 200 sks good milling
at $2 Go.
The House committee of ways and
means adopted as a principle to guide
the committee in its amendmerts to
the internal Revenue law, the resoiu
tions that $ 150,000,000 shall be cons
sidered the amount necessary to be
raised from the internal reveuuetax,
the same to be collected, first, from
distilled spirits ; 2d, from tobacco ;
3d, from stamps; 4th, from special
taxes; 5th, frrm incomes; Gth, from
dividends; Tth, from luxuries and
amusements ; 8th, from banks and
railroad.-; 9th, from gross receipts ;
lOih, from legacies and successes,
leaving the lowest possible sum to
be collected from industrial pnrsaits.
The lYorltTs special says it is
officially informed that the President
will issue no orders to Standon.
The latter can issue no orders bv the
President's authority. It is alleged
that at the Cabinet meeting o Fri
day, the members compared notes as
to what occurred at the meetiag on
Tuesday, when Grant was present,
and G rant admitted the correctness
of the President's statement, that
Grant was to hold on to the cfSce, or
give timely notice, to enable the
President to appoint another Secreta
ry. I he rrcsitlent expressed him
self in the most positive terms re
specting the new reconstruction meas
ures before Congress, claiming that
he was directly elected by the people j
as well as Congress, but that he
would resist the encroachments upon
his Constitutional authority with all
the power at his command.
Personal. A letter from our
friend Theod. F. Miner, Esq., dated
at Albany, N. Y'.. December 23d, in
forms us that he had just returned
from Philadelphia v.'here he had been
to represent the Pioneer Base Ball
Ciub of Portland in the National
Convention. We have only time
and space to make mere allusions to
it. He states that " everything is ex.
tremely lovely," and that he is en
joying life, as is his custom, in the
most pleasant manner possible.
All Askew. The incoherent, in
consistent and incorrigible aspect in
which matters are considered by the
author cf ' Recollections of a Busy
! Lif-," is shown to be innate rather
When he learned to
read, he did so in such a way that
I . , , ,
j he was P"'Cc:ent m perusal, whether
the book was held sidewise or upside
j down. This accounts for his proclivi
Charles Lamb, as told him by a for
mer fel!owcleik in the East India
House: One day a wealthy London
merchant was ushered into the room,
and introduced to Lamb as Mr. So
and-So, a distinguished spice mer
chant. " Oh, yes,'' said Lamb, quick
as lightning. " I'm happy to see
you, sir; I smelt you coming.''
Mr. Isaac Cox, of Josephine
county, author of the " American
Safeguard" an Oregon production
has determined to undertake the
work of writing a History of Oregon
and Wa&hington Territory, from the
earliest times. This is the third or
fourth effort tending that wav. since
j our ajYeut ia 1SG2.
Thos. H. Cann, Esq, V. F.
& Co's messenger, arrived at Por.
tland on Thursday evening from the
Dalles, being three days only in
making tho entire distance. He
brought down about 3,000 express
ed letters, besides treasure and
We lc.:rn from the Record that
I gladly avail myself of your kind per
mission to address your readers on the all
important subject of Education.
I eater upon this task with more than
ordinary diffidence diffidence in my own
ability, not distrust in your generous in
dulgence, for it is not the first time I have
experienced the kindness, the hospitality,
the high spirit of American citizens. I
trust you will not deem me egotistical or
self-interested, if I treat in somewhat high
terms of the profession of which I am an
humble member. I wish to advocate the
cause of teachers generally of the whole
scholastic body. I wisli to elevate them
higher in the scale of society, and to make
them worthy of that elevation. In short,
to place them, as a class, in their proper
status, by the side of the other three pro
fessions. I rejoice to find that in this, your infant
city, where every day presents fresh claims
to public attention, gives birth to some
new appeal to important interests, and
presses so many contending solicitations
lor your time, labor, and contributions : I
rejoice, I sav, to find that amidst these ab
sorbing interests you have not neglected
the great, the most important duty of all,
the education of your children. You have
already founded a .Seminary, which, in the
hardiness of its youthful growth, here on
the verge of the wilderness, gives promise
of a useful and prosperous longevity. This
is not said in the spirit of adulation. I
consider it a matter not confined to your
selves. It. is a subject of congratulation
in every county cf the fcUate- to all the
friends of education for you acted in
conformity to the spirit of tho age, with
the self-reliance, determination and char
aeterisuc perseverance of Amu'ic:in5.
Thus the preliminary work is accom
plished: the rubbish is cleared away, the
foundations are laid; you have now only
to raise the superstructure. This small
commencement will in time expand into a
model training school. a literary institution,
a college, a university; but this will require
time, it will grow with the growth of your
city. And let me remind you that the
strong, and powerful, and lasting in mor
al as in physical nature shoot not up.
gourd-like, in a night. No ; their symbol
is the oak. Vv'e admire the richness of its
foliage, the broad stretch of its branches,
the sturdy magnificence of the noble tree;
but let us not forget that it owes all to its
having for years been sinking, unseen it
may be; slowly it may be -but deeply and
surely its roots, as magnificent and num
erous as its branches, into the surrounding
earth. Obstacles you will meet with, no
doubt, and difficulties must be conquered,
ere you are surrounded with a perfectly
pure mental and moral atmosphere -that
is before you have a sound system
Ul eiiiicai ton. jusi-ii i inn uu: j;t:.i.
The education of vour common schools i i -.... j gwuawu
acheived by your 'ancestors is a great j be bought, bat more generally how
boon, an invaluable blessing, but these much holders would be glad to ob
schools do not meet the requirements of j taill. j have t!)e acquaintance of buy
the present day. 1 he conductors of them r ,1 v . ?, , J
make one great midtake. Thev suppose ! Ti ? fo the U est outh, and some
that certain branches of instruction con- j of the South American States, who
stitute education. Conviction of this error ! are well posted in the Eastern
must he brought home to the public iniud j markets, which cives me a groat atl
betore a chinige can be ehected. and here ! . . . . , , e ,
is the difficulty. But where is the man who i ant.age as 11 enables me to buy on
has not encountered difficulty in establish
ing a principle? Should 1 meet with him
J should compassionate him. I should sus
pect him. were he not blessed with adver
sity -had he not known how to realize how
to pass through necessary ami wholesome i
discipline. A prize accepted and not won
is hardly worth the guarding.
I). COKXKL1US. A. M.
Rascally Swindlers. Lt-t year j
we were grossly swindled by a Troy,
N. Y. advertising agency, call.:d C.
F. Schutts & Co , Sand 10 State
street. But, as cur friend J. H.
Mitchell said, in his recent lecture in
this city, ''that man who fails to profit
by his own experience, and by the
experience of others who have pre--ceeded
him, will lack much of that
knowledge essential to success." Wc
noted the transaction, and have since
guarded against deception from such ! he will be selected really "at large,"
quarters we think with considerable! and that Colfax's name will be coupled
profit to ourself. Since the days of with his, for Yice President. Bylaw
Berger, Schutts & Co., Mad. Reming. the residence of Grant is at Wash.ng
ton, and the score of rascally swin- City, but nominally he belongs
diers we thoughtlessly, heedlessly as- I
sisted by tho use of our columns,
came anotherTemple, Richardson
& Co. Their proposals for space in
this paper were referred to an ac
quaintance in New York City, who
informs us that lie can find nothing
of them but that the firm of Wright
Brothers & Co.,whose advertisement i
came with others, of respectable firms
not authorized are probably the
authors of the circulars, etc, signed
Temple, Richardson Co. This firm
of Wright Bros., & Co., 1G1 Broads
way, our friend advises us, deserve
to be published as a band of robbers
aid black' legs of the deepest dye.
'Ihsy are entirely unreliable, and be
long solely to that rascally gang who
" hive around " in New York, get up
things on a broad scab, get papers
throughout the States to publish their
lists, or schemes, obtain mcney by
the thousands from all points of the j
country, then alter a safa period dis- ;
solve into the great mass and the j
fieced ones are without recourse, i
we have before referred to this state !
of things and think it is is a mat- '
ter that calls for State and national:
legislation. Swindling is a business!
growing to mighty proportions, m
Irtish's Wohks. Messrs. G. P.
Putman & Co., the prominent pub
lishers 001 Broadway, N. Y. City,
inform us under date of December
10th that three books in the several
Editions of Irving's Works, as recent
ly noticed in these columns, are now
out. Th? demand for the works is
so much greater than was anticipated
that a second edition became neces
sary, and at that date was expected
from the bindery in about ten days.
Persons investing in a library would
do well to address Putman & Co.,
and secure a set of these books.
The Democracy carried Boise
City, at a charter election held on the
Gth, The vote stood for Mayor 267
-Snake river is frozen over at old
Fort Boise, but 3D the 8th was not
safe to cross.
Medical Jurisprudence. Hon.
J. II. Mitchell is now delivering a
course of lectures before the Medical
class of the Willamette University at
Salem. The Unionist says:
The course will consist of twenty
four lectures, two each day. His
lectures have evidently been prepared
with great care and research, and are
delivered in a very distinct, forcible
and agreeable manner. The subjects
necessary to be treated require a
knowledge of law and physiology.
Medical Jurisprudence beir.g the
science which applies the principles
and practices of the different branches
of Medicine to doubtful questions in
courts of justice.
For example: in murder, rape
cases, and others, the testimony of
an intelligent and thoroughly edu
cated physiciau may, other evidence
being indecisive, decide the fate of
the accused. The doctor's scientific
knowledge tells him what wounds
were necessarily mortal, and what
evidence on the part of the prosecu
tion is incompatible with physical
laws. In the treatment of this com
plicated subject Mr. Mitchell mani
fests grtat skill and learning.
In relation to the physicians high
moral duties, and exaulted place
among other men of science, the lec
turer is quoted by the same Journal,
in a beautiful paragraph.
Oregon Commission Agenct.
Advices to the 23d, from the above
agency, Xo. 95 Liberty street, New
York City, are at hand. Capt. J. M.
Keeier, late of Salem, who is at the
head cf this agency writes as follows.
" I believe if Oregon ians buying in
San Francisco really understoood the
difference between that market and
this, they would soon be getting their
supplies from New York. After a
time some one from the principal
towns will order, and when ihcir
neighbors see them marking their
goods " down," and with increased
grains, others will look in the same
direction. It may be said that the
Price. Current, published in the city.
i . . . t .11 1
' ml J
the best terms."
There can be no doubt whatever,
but that Oregon annually loses more
than enough to equip a line of clip
por ships, to do her transporting, by
purchasing in California, of men who
buy iu the Eastern markets. We
have long felt the want of tonnage to
take array our production?, and, for
one, wc can say
that since 1&G3,
rect trade with New York has been
our hobby. But Lobbies, like all
others horses, work slowly in Orc
g. Grant. A private later to the
Editor, dited Washington City De-
comber 16th, states that the tide in !
favor of Grant for President is irre
sistible. It is highly probable that
to Illinois. ve should be perfectly
willing to ignore the question of " lo
cality" in this case. If Grant has to
be made the nomiuce for President,
let us hope that the 1SG-1 vote of the
Oregon Dalegation to the Republi
can National Convention may be
made successful in 1SC8. We hope
that the State Convention which is to
meet at Portland soon, will renomi
nate at least one member on tho last
list of Delegates, who lives up at
! Hsrrisburg and is commonly known
as " Hi. Smith." If he goes to
Chicago, and Oregon is given a back
seat, he will see to it that that seat
is again placed to the front, and that
Orctroa will be heard and known.
The intelligent Democracy of
Marion county have formed a club at
Salem. Their organ, the Chronicle,
publishes the "Constitution" of the
Club, the preamble of which com-
mences with-.Whereas: On the now
ensuing campaigns both Federal and
State, known in the history of our
country as rapidly coming upon us
in which we will be called upon to
act public guardians of the rights and
Liberties of the people," etc. It is
clear that the "Democracy" of Salem
wond do well to follow the example
of the colored folks, and get tip an
evening school, says the Oreyonian.
Fno.r . Astoria. On Thursday
Mr. Ilicklin a messenger, arrived at
Portland from Astoria, bringing dis
patches from Capt. Thorne, of the
Orijlamme. That steamer reached
Astoria on the 9th and has probably
by this lime again departed for San
Francisco. This messenger was ten
days on the route, and suffered very
much, and brought but meagre in
telligence of the shipping.
Ihe harbor charges at San
Francisco for a vessel of 1,000 tons,
remaining 15 days, would be $1,140
in coin, against 8130.57 in New
York nnder similar circumstances.
The Union says everybody appears
to be surprised that such a state of
j affairs, could have continued so lon
I without merchants and shipowners
m.-'.Mt'gfui tfiurt to remedy it.
Umbrellas. This thermomettr
last evening indicated a change. We
observed several hoisted on the
streets. Cause the mist was missed
On Fire Aoain. A Victoria dis
patch of the 22nd says: The BelU
inghatn Bay coal mine is again on
fire. Preparations arc being" made
to inundate it.
The following is the number of
delegates to v. hich this, and the ad
joining counties are entitled, under
the spportionment of the Union State
Central Committee Clackamas 7;
Multnomah 12; Marion 14; Linn 10;
Washington 5 ; Yamhill 0.
Ancient Buildings. The Govern
ment in India lias appointhd a Corns
mission to examine and report on
the historical buildiugs in the sever
al provinces of India, some of which
have an antiquity of nearly 3,000
years, with a view to .heir conserva
tion. Photographs, plans and meas
urements, it is said, are to be system
atically taken and published.
AroT.ocETrc. We have no intention of
writing anything in vindication of ourself
for tho half sheet presented to our city
readers last week. One who now offers
an apology, in the language of Crabb, ad
mits himself to have been at least appa
rently, in the wrong. Circumstances have
combined to prevent us from accomplish
ing any great thing during this freeze up.
There is always some palliating circum
stances in the worst disasters we know
of no business in our midst which is not a
little behind times now. We beg : " Not
gnitlyy'r ot neglect,but by way of extenu
ating our faults, promise by our usual
faithfulness in the future full reparation
for present damages.
St rr.nion Facilities for Education.
Mr. . Rosa having taken charge of the
select school under the direction of Miss
Harvey begs leave to inform the People
of Oregon City that he will continue teach
ing, adding to the course? already establish
ed, the thorough knowledge of Latin and
Italian languages, ancient, modern, sacred
and profane history, moral, metaphysie.
and divine science. lie hopes he "will
meet with good success, which he had al
ways while professor in two different
Universities of Ital-, and in one of the
best Seminaries of Pennsylvania. He is
desirous also to give private lessons at
home, for the accommodation of those who
do not like to go to a daily school. He
will teach on moderate terms. 13. lmo.
To the Reitblican Voters and Pue-
ciNcr Dki.ko.vtks to the ("lack am as Coin-
ty Convention. The undersigned through
the solicitation of a few friends.and I hope
the approval of niany.is a candidate before
the Republican Convention for nomina
...... t. i- t .1 .
..v.. .0 ui. .ui um hk iii uio ne.M
June election, entirety snluet n vmip
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action. I take this method of advertising
in order that any who do not know me
personally may have every opportunity
to find uut for themselves how I am and
have been morally and politically.
ivespecnull v submitted,
i3tf. james m. frazer.
Oregon City. Jan. ISth, 1S6S.
Willamette fledge Xo. J 51. O. G. T.
Meets every Saturday evening, at tho rooms
S.E. corner of Main and Fifth streets, at 7 1-2
Visiting members are invited to
attend. Bv order of
Yf. C. T.
Oregon Lodge Tin. 3, I. O. of O. F1.
i-j. Sleets crcrv Wednesday evening
,tee5?3tgat 7 o'clock, in the Masonic II all.
''ffSFS Members of the order are in
vited to attend. Jy order X. G.
nnli nomah Ijjilt;c 'So. 1, A. nntl
A. M.- Holds its regular rommnni
x''' cat ions on the 7; and Thin I Sat
Xiif.'.iM m caoh month, at 7 o'clock.
from the 2oh of September to the 20th of
.viarcn, ana 1 . o ciock. irom i no i'in 01 .uarcn
to the 20th of September. Brethren in good
standing are invited to attend.
By order of W. M.
ItlACIv & HATCH,
The patronage of tliose desiring First Class
Oji-,ttiuit, is respectfully solicited.
Satisfaction in all cases guaranteed.
X. 15. yitrtnit Oxydc administered for the
Painless Extraction of Teeth. Also: the
lihltj'ji'iie Spray used for those who prefer it.
OfFtc'K Corner of Washington and Front
streets, Portland. Entrance on Washington
Da. IIostetter's Stomach Bit
thus. The operation of this palatable rem
edy upon the stomach, liver and excretory
nrrlT-i ! I n f ill r! - nniliiii'r mul rninorr.. !
tive. It regulates, recruits, and purities
them. Dyspepsia in all its forms yields to
its control and iuvigorating properties, and
it is recommended to mothers, enfeebled by
tlie cares and duties of maternity, as the
safest and best remedy they can probably
use. In all the crisis of female life it will be
found eminently useful, and elderly persons
will derive much more benefit from it than
torn ordinary stimulants. Sold br the drug
gists and dealers everywhere.
HODGE, CALEF & CO., Agents,
3.r:tf Portland, Oregou.
DALY & STEVENS,
Office Xo. Morrison st., Vaughn's Brick,
(Up stairs,) Portland, Oregon.
TTIL-L. GIVE SPECIAL ATTENTION
W to the Collecting and adjustment of
account, bills and notes; Negotiating Inland
bills; effecting loans; selling and leasing
real estate ; house renting, and to tlie gen
eral agency business ia ail its branches. .
jas. l. dalv. WAKI) h. stkvkns.
- justices' court r, fortiiepke-
cir.ct of Linn city, Clackamas county, Ore
gon. Mate ot Oregon, Clackamas county-ss:
J. A. McDonald, plfT.. ) Civil action to re
vs. cover money.
II. II. McCord, deff. )
'!' If. If. McOrd, fheelfrs name I il'j 'aidant.
In the name of the State of Oregon, you
are hereby required to appear before the un
dersigned, a Justice cf the Peace for the pre
cinct aforesaid, otithe 7th day of March, lfciJ-S,
at 1 o'clock iu the afternoon of said day, at
the oiiice of said Justice in said precinct, to
answer the above named plaintiff, in a civil
action. The defendant will take notice, that
it" he fail to auswer the complaint herein, the
plain till' will take judgment against him for
the sum of M7 45-loit, and for costs and dis
bursements iu this behalf, laid out and ex-
pender. Given nnder mv hand, this i'Sd day
of January, 1SG3. J. C. TUULLINGF.lt,
Justice of the Peace.
Ecgexe Ssmple, Atty for pltl". - 14. 6t
Guardian, Sale of Real Estate.
-VTOTICE IS HEUEIIY GIVEN, THAT.
It the undersigned, guardian of J. Clarke
Hodges, a minor tivmg in Washington coun
ty, Oregon, in pursuance of an order of the
County Court ot sanl county, sitting in Pro
bate at the January term thereof, . D. 1SG3,
Thursday, the, 20th day of Felruary,
A. I). lfI8, at the hour of loo'clnck A. M.,
at the Court House door at Oregon City.
Clackamas county, Oregon, proceed to sell,
at public auction", to the highest bidder for
cash down, the following real estate ot said
minor, J. Clarke Hodges, to-wit : " The un
divided one-sixth interest in the donation
land claim of the orphansof James and Eliza
Akin, situated in Clackamas county, Oregon,
in T. 1 U. 3 E., in sections TJ and SO
said claim containing 1 acres.
b. C. HODGES, Guardian
li.' t" of J. Clatsjs Hcp.?.
AUCTION AND COMMISSION
A. 1$. Riciia.i4lso2i
AUCTIONEER ! '
Corner of Front and Oak street, Portltnd
Of Real Estate, Groceries, General Merchan
dise and Horses,
Every Wednesday and Saturday I
A. B. Richardson, Auctioneer,
AT PRIVATE SALE.
English refined Jbir nnd Bundle Iron ;
Ivnglish Square and Octagon Cast steel
llor.te shoes, Files, Rasps, saws ;
Screw, Fry-pans, sheet iron, It. Q. Iron :
' . ' ; ; . ALSO
A large assortment of Groceries and Liquors
A. B. Richardson, Auctioneer.
WELLSr FARGO 6. Co.'s
. j Fast Freight Xiisc.
WINTER ARRANGMENT !
Il ROM AND AFTER DECEMBER 10t
. until further notice, our rates for fast
freight will be as follows :
Portland to Silrcr Citr, 40 cents per lb
" Idaho Citf , 37
" ItoistCitr i;S "
" I.a Grande.... .a 13 ' "
Union. ...19 " f.
" Baker.. .20 " ' JWj
WEL1.S. FARGO, i CO.
Portland, Dec. 10th, 1867 S.tf (
Puget Sound Sr. Columbia River
TJ.S.MAIL and STAGE LINE
Monticello, Olyinpia, and SteUacoovn,.
Regularity, Certain'y and Dispatch
CONNECTING WITH the STEAMERS
on Columbia river and Paget Sound,
for Portland and Victoria.
.?-r Offices at Monlieello. Oivmpia nd
Steilacoom. GIt.VINGEit & DAVIS.
L. C. Fuller,
Pays the IHyltesl Price for Gold Dust
I.eiral Tenders and Government seeuritivs
bought and sold. No. los Front ct.,
xi-'f Portland, OrcgonP
Ladd & Tilton,
j Whl rfve prompt attention to colUctionnO
i -j l ' , - - ... , w
, jmu inner uu.siuos npneriainin to jisiuKniz.
1 , ? r j " j V- 1
I b"Jkt and J "rajthte Lxchanye
On San Francisco and the Atlantic States ftr
sale. Government Securities bought and
! Ccsmopoliiaii Billiard Piocm,
j Alder Street. Let. Front and first.
Two new and very perfect French
(D A IE W. A 3 3 IS 2 .
ith the Improved I'hdan Cushion, jnt
set up at the Cosmopolitan. THee Tabli -
arc incompf.rablv superior to aij other in
ua?. ' CKORGE II. GRKENE. .
Jrf? Rooms spart fro;n the Saloon, xi.l
CAN EM AH ST OH El
JAMES E0EFITT & CO.,
VTOULl) INFORM THE PUI5L1C-FS-V
V pecially of Canrnah, that they hre
established a Stoi c at that plnee, where th r
will keep on hand a well assorted stock of
Merchandise and Groceries.
which will be sold at reasonable rates, for Pe
purpose of establishing permanently such a
necessity at Canemah. T
Removed ! Removed !
The old and well know if)
JpOl'lISilMl TAOISM SJtl',
T. XOXXA ST PrrprUtcr,
HAS SOT ; DISCOXTIXUTiD WOIiK !
hut has Loeu removed to Second strcrt,
between Ahh-r and Morrison streets, where
business will be conducted on as lartrc a seals
as in years oust.
NOTICE TO ALL
Y 110 WANT
Eirst Class Fine or Coarse By
I!oots snail 31aoc I
Made or Repaired
Especial cure and nt-
fention paid to orders for tine work, such as
Ladies' and Misses Fine Gaiters, Oents' Pino
French Calf Boots, etc.
iF?" Orders solicited from abroad will be
executed with neatness iind dispatch.
TFKWil.LlG Kit & SMITH,
iO.tf - Green St., Oswego, Oregon.
A. J. MONKOK. VT. A. K. MELI.KK.
MONROE & MELLEN,
Dealers in California,' Vermont, and
Italian Marbles, Obelisks,' Monti
merits, Head and Fool stones,
Mantles and Furniture Marble furnished
to order. 2.tf
" GKOB'S MUSICAL
Day and Boarding iSchool for
Young ladies !
rpilLS INSTITUTE IS SITUATED IX A
JL retired and .beautiful location, awy
from the business portion of the cityP
On Third, leliceen B and C streets,
Attached to the building are extensive and
beautiful grounds, for the convenience of
pupils. . The Educational Department will
be in charge of an efficient corps of Teach: r.-i
No effort will be spared to make this In -'
stitute equal to the best on the Pacitic coast.
The Course of Studies
Will embrace all the branches usually taught
in first class Seminnries in the East, in
cluding the (.'lassies. French, Ger
man, Spanish, Mathematics, fcc.
The Musical depattment will he conducted!
by Prof. II. Grmo Gituu, Graduate of Planel's.
Conservatorie. Parties from the country
may re.st assure! that under the care of Mrs.
Grob, (.Matron of the Establishment !, they
will experience all the attentions of a moth
er, and enjoy the comforts of a home.
j;??"" Particular attention will be p.iid to
the choica ot Text Hooks, in order to htohI
anything of a Sectional or Partisan catur,
in our curriculum of studies.
For further particulate, tin mire at the In
stitute, or address;
IT. CJUIDO GROI5.
xi.tf P. O. Uox No. Portland.,
On or about the last of Aug"?',
one small chestnut colored r. are,
small white -trir in the forehead.
sincli mark on one side. When last ?cen was
in the vicinity of Harding' Mil', with some
loose stock. Whomsoever will give infor
mation as to where she may b found, to tho
undersigned, will be suitably rewarded.
tlr.formatiou n:av be loft at this ofi-"o
or sent to . C CAIUMNF-I.!.. w , ,
T.tf ' portlartd, Q: ;