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Sljc lUcckln Enterprise.
PCB. pHED ETEDT SATURDAY MORNING
By D. C IRELAND,
J.irc-lrr--!outh east corner of FiFTiiand
' S street in the building lately known
JIaI.n sirct-i . nrpirnn f itv. Oreyon.
the Court uuo, ,
Terms of Subscription.
opr. one year in advance. . .
u U delayed
Terms of Advertising.
Transient advertisements, per square
l- linesor less) tirst insertion . . o0
F,,reach subsequent insertion I 00
Lsiness Cards one square per unnum
payable quarterly 12 00
One column per annum 12'J 00
One half column W00
One quarter". " 40'
Leal advertising at the established rates.
L add & Tilt on,
Will give prompt attention to collections,
and other business appertaining to Bunking.
Sight and Telegraphic Exchunge
On ban Francisco and the Atlantic States for
Government secunues uougiit tuui
L . C. Fuller,
Pays the Highest Price for Gold Dust
Lecrl Tenders and flovernment securities
bought and sold. No. Front st.,
n (' Portland, Oregon.
Dr. F. Barclay, EI. H. C. L.
(Formerly Surgeon to the Hon. II. B. Co.)
OFFICE: J t I2e-Urw,
Main Street (-- Oregon City.
Dr. CHAELES ELACH,
Tkyncian, Surgeon and Accoucheur.
OFFICn Corner of Washington and Front
streets, arrish's Block, Portland, Oregon.
IlF.Sll!'NTE Washington street, between
Fourth and Filth .streets. j -J2.lv
Permdnen'Jy Locate I at Oregon City, Oregon.
Rooms wi$h Dr. Saffarans, on Main street.
w. c. jouxsox. r. o. m cowv.
JOHNSON h IVIcCGWN,
; oui:;ox citv, oregok.
Will attend to all business entrusted
f ' our cajy in any of the Courts of the State,
,i e.nUvt inonev, negotiate loans, sell real es-
t t , i t c.
' 1'articular attention given to contested
..3 I imJ eases. t .y 1
" a e 'oki'llTn,
Oregon Cily. Oicjjoij.
Office in Charman's Brick Block, up
Stairs. (..": tf)
J. B. U P T 0 21 ,
Attokxf.y and Couxselok-at-Law,
Oregon Ci.'y, Oregon.
l-if Oilice over the store of Pope it Co.,
Maiii street. I-Ul.tf
D. III. EXcXSNNEY,
Attorney and Counsellor at Laic
rihL ATTEND PROMPTLY TO ALL
0t business entrusted to his care,
Or FiCE One door north of eil & Parker's
lru.' store, Oregon City, U,regon. ly
Justice of the Peace cC" City Recorder.
O.lice In the Court House and Citv
Council Room, Oregon City.
Will attend to the acknowledgment of
dee Is, and ail other duties appertaining to
tjei:!ice of Justice of the Peace. L::ly
A. It. BKLL. E. A. PA UK Eil,
BELL & PARK SR.
AND DEALERS IV
Chemicals, Patent Medicines, Paints,
Perfumer g, Oils, Varnishes,
Andverv article kept in a Drug Store.
.) u Main- Street, Oregon Citv.
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MITCHELL. J. N. DULPH. A. SMITH.
Mitchell, Eolpk & Smith,
Attorneys and Counsellors at Laic,
Solicit -irs in Chancery, and Proc
tors in Admiralty.
tV; 0ir.ee o-er the old Post' Office, Front
Street, Portland. Oregon.
A. C. GIBBS.
X"try Puldic and Cm. i-f Lked.
GIBBS & PAER1S1I, "
Attorneys and Counselors at I -Lav
C. w. r Mill KIT.
o. p. masoij;
Attornev and Counselor at Law,
102 Front St., Portland, Ore:
VtriU, ATTEND TO BUSINESS IN ANY
T . V " V'e u' or Wa
business under the
11 lift on
DALY & STEVENS.
'"Ce-Re W ? So- 104 Front street
ceounK bi!U an 1 n !ldJ"stment of
,r, . - ,U('ue reutin
aenrv tm . to tne
?. and to the geu-
WAKD S. PTEVKXS.
And Manhattan Li for
on Common al Lslate and
CONTRA CTOR and BUILDER,
Main street, Oregon City. '
Will attend to all work in his line, con
sisting iu partcf Carpenter and Joiner work
framing, building, etc Jobbing promptly
attended to. (t"2
JOHN H. S CHE AM,
Manufacturer and Dealer in
Main street, between Third and Fourth,
TI1E attention of parties desiring anything
in my line, is directed to my stock, be
fore making purchases elsewhere.
(ly) JOHN II. SCHItAM.
SS& OREGON CITY.
All orders for the delivery of merchandise,
or packages and freight ot whateve" descrip-
uon, io any pari oi me city, will De executed
promptly ana with care. lf.6in
W. F. HIGHFIELD,
Established since 1S40. at the old stand,
Main Street, Oregon Citv.
An assortment ot Watches, Jew
elry, and Seth Thomas' wfitrht
Chicks, all of which are warranted
to be as represented.
hepninntfs done on short notice.
$jand tnankful for past favors. (7
I. GEALOX. CUAt'NCY BALL.
GRAD0N a Co.,
I AXl'F ACTUItEHS OF
Wagons &, Carriages,
201 and 2uG Front St., Fortland, Oregon.
(fCj IVagnns of every rleficrijjlion
made to order. General Jabbing done
loith heattexs and dispatch.
Ordo s from the count' y promptly
atiindi d to.
fes io SJJIT11 MARSHALL,
Black Smith and IVoynn J faker,
Corner of Main and Third streets,
Oregon City Oregon.
Blacksmi'hing in all its branches. Wagon
making and repairing. All work warranted
to give satisfaction. (S'J
Removed ! Removed !
The (ild and well known
P. MO.XXASTKS, Prrprkfcr,
HAS NOT DISCONTINUED WORK!
but has been removed to Second stroet,
between Alder and Morrison streets, where
business will be conducted on as large a scale
as in years mist. '':lv
I. S. R0SSIVBAUM & Co.,
No. -15 .Front st., Portland Oreiion.
WHOLESALE DEALERS IS
Tobacco, Cigars, Snuff, Stationery,
Yankee Notions, and Toys.
Orders promptly attended to.
i. C. MANX. TIIOS. LEAEV.
Fashion Billiard Saloon
Main street, beuveen Second and Third,
MANN & LEAB.Y Propiietors.
flHK above long established and popular
1 Saloon is yet a favorite resort, and as
only the choicest brands of Wines, Liquors
and Ciirars are dispensed to customers a
share of the public patronage is solicited.
N. U. Families supplied with the
choicest Liquors, English Ale and Porter,
in bottles, ou the most reasonable terms.
S II ADES SALOON.
West Side Main Street, letir.-ei Second and
Third, Ore gun City.
GEORGE A. HAAS Proprietor.
The proprietor begs leave to inform his
friends and the public generally that the
above named popular saloon is open for their
accommodation, with a new and well assort
ed supply of the tiuest brands of wines,
liquors and cigars. 52
ISAAC FA Kit. JOHN FAUR.
FARR & BROTHER,
ditchers and Meat Venders.
Thankful for the favors of the community
in the past, w ish to say that they will con
tinue to deliver to their patrons, from the
wagon, as usual,
On Tuesdays cud Saturdays rf tacit rcccl
ail the best qualities of Beet, Mutton, and
Pork, or any other class of meats in the
KEEP CONSTANTLY OX HAND FOR SALE :
BRA N A ND CHICKEN FEED !
:gr Parties wanting feed must furnish
their sacks. 3'J.t.'
A. J. MOXitOE.
A. K. M ELLEN.
MONROE a MELLEN,
Dealers in California. Vermont, and
Italian Marbles, Obelisks, Monu
ments, Head and Fool, stones,
Mantles and Furniture Marble furnished
to order. I ;J'2-tf
RANCH FOR SALE.
SITUATED BETWEEN THE CLACK
amas and the
OSE30N CITY FLAT !
In the vicinity of the place of T. J. Ounsaker.
T" Will be sold cheap for cash.
Apply to LEVY & FECHIIEIMER,
Main street, Oregon City.
Corbitt & Maclcay,
Importers & Wholesale Grocers,
74 FKONT STREET,
GOODS SOLD FOR CASH AT A SMALL
SAX FKASCiSCO JOBBIXG PRICES !
C & M.
"Would thank merchants visiting the city to
price their stock before purchasing. 14.1y
V. s si
If you cannot on the ocean
Sail among the swiftest fleet,
Hocking on highest billows,
Laughing at the storms you meet,
Yon can stand among the sailors
Anchored yet within the bay,
You can lend a hand to help them
As they launch their boats away.
If yon are too weak to journey
Up the mountains steep and high,
You can stand within the valley
While the multitude go by ;
You can chant in happy measure
As they slowly pass along
Though they may forget the singer,
They will not forget the song.
If you have not gold or silver
Ever ready to command,
If you cannot toward the needy
Reach an ever open hand,
You cm visit the afflicted,
O'er the erring you can weep,
You can be a true disciple,
Sitting at the Savior's feet. -
If you cannot in the conflict
Prove yourself a soldier true,
If where smoke and fire are thickest
There's no work for you to do,
When the baltle field is silent,
You can go with silent tread.
You can bear away the wounded,
You can cover up the dead.
Do not, then, stand idly waiting
For some greater work to do
Fortune is a lazy goddess,
She will never come to you ;
Go and toil in any vineyard,
Do not fear to do or care ;
If you want a field of labor,
You can find it anywhere.
Appointments for tlie Campaign.
Hon. DAVID LOGAN, and Hon. JOSEPH
S. SMITH, the Union and Democratic can
didates for Congress, will address the peo; le
as follows. Speaking to commence each day
at 1 o'clock r. r.:
Jacksonville, Monday, April 2oth.
Kerbyville, Wednesday, April 22d.
Canyonville, Friday, April tMih.
Hariisbur-r, l'uesd iv, April 2-Sth.
Brownsville, Wednesday, April 2'Jth.
Scio. Friday, May 1st.
Silverton, Saturday, May 2d.
Dallas, Mondav, May- 4th.
Me.Miiinville, Tuesday, May ,"th.
Ilillsboro Wednesday, May 6th.
Reing sectkity for a fkIesd. I
am the last man lo say, don't help
your friend,'' if you honorably enn.
If we have money, we rmnnge ii
ill when we cannot help a ftienj at a
pinch. But the plain fact i.s this,
Pythias wants money. Can yon givt
it, at whatever stint, to yourself, in
justice to others'? If you can, and you
value Pythias more than the money,
give him the money, and there is an
tnd t r it; but if you cannot give the
inor.fv, don't sigh the bill. Do not
become what in truth yo;i do become
a knave and a liar if you guaran
tee to do what you know you cannot
do should the guarntee be enacted.
lie is generous who gives, but he
who lends raav be generous also; bui
only on one condition, that he can tif
ford to give what he can afford to
lend; of the two, therefore, it is safer,
friendlier, and cheaper, in the long
run, to give than to lend. Give, and
you may keep your friend if you lose
your money; lend, and the chances are
that you lose your friend, if ever you
get back the money. Put if you do
lend, let it be with the foil confidence
that the loan is a gift, and count it a
mong the rarpst favors of providence
ifyou ever be repaid. Lend to Pyth
ias on the understanding, "This is a
loan, if you can ever repay mr I
shall, however, make this provision
against the chance of a quarrel be
tween us, that if you cannot pay me,
it stands as a gift." And when yon
lend leu it be money, and not your
name. Money you may get again,
and, if not, you may contrive to do
without it; name once lost, you can
not get again, and if you can contrive
to do without it, you had better never
Proposed Abolition of the Pres
idency. The following is an extract
from a novel memorial presented in
the Senate February 17th by Sena
tor Sumner, from citizens of riox"
bury and Boston, Mass., asking for
the abolition of the Presidency:
The Presidency is a copy of royal
tv. It is an essential unrepnblican
institution; for it exalts an individual
in a ruling power over all the ret
of the population. It is a constantly
menaeinsr, growing cause of danger
to the Republic, whose eventnd ruin
it must inevitably rceasior. If it dre
not cause such ruin by direct violent
subversion, it must effect the same
throu"h corruption. Ju the opinion
of the petitioners, the earliest possi
ble abolishment of the Presidency i
imperatively necessary l secure t'e
,1- .1 1 .( :,r. i;knr1i,I!
Uepuniic it om me iss oi i i'"-""-1
through the ascendancy of the execu
To avoid these dangers tbey
sngest that Congress pre pose an
amendment to the Constitution
abolishing the Presidency and transs
ferrinpr the executive functions
to an Admin'str itive Commission or
Congressional Ministry, to be chosen
by Corgresa from their own body.
OREGON CITY, OHEGON,
National Manuracnt to Linroln.
The State of New York has appro
priated the sum of $10,000 to this
monument fund, to be paid to the
Treasurer of the Association, when
evidence shall be furnished the Comp
troller that the additional sum of
$2411.000 has been contributed to the
fund to be raised fur such purposes,
and that the amount secured will be
sufficient to build such monument:
Twenty-four States will be required
to raise the amou.if, according to this
programme. The Washington Chron
icle contains the following in relation
Clark Mills, the sculptor, has fur
rushed the design of a Lincoln mor.
uinent, to be erected in this city, at a
cost of two or three hundred tr.o isand
dollars. Circulars have been sent to
parties throughout the country, fi om
whom subscriptions were expected,
and encouraging replies have been re
ceived. This n.onument is designed
to commemorate the signing of the
Declaration of Emancipation. It is
proposed that the pedestal be of
granite, and the figures bronze. The
whole structure to be sixty feet, sur
mounted by thirty-five coilossal fig
ures. Its construction triarguiar, the
base of which sdmits threij gioups,
presenting slavery. The lirst (to the
r'ght) presents slavery in its most ab
ject state, ns when Lroijoiit to tins
eountry. Here we behold the nude,
timid slave, deprived of all nhich
tends to elate the heart with any spirit
orpride or independence, galled by the
yoke of slavery. Tl e second rep
resents a less a'. ject stag l"li-
i i r .1 l -l
slave neie i-' raruy tiau, more en
lightened, ar;d hence, realizing his
bondage, s-artles with a love of free-
dom. ine Hunt loeninai is i tie ran-
omed slave, redeemed from bondage
by the flood of liberty, who, having
truck ell his shackles, holds them
triumphantly aluft. The slave is pic
tured gratefully bowing at her feet.
I 'tween these groups are three lias
relit is. I tie nrst reprtseruinj; tne or
intron Fort Sumpter. The other two
present the Senate and House amend
ing the Constitution. The second
tory, first .r np, represents the mem
hers of the Cabinet in council, as
otigh m consultation. ILitei is
here pictured desponding; while
beward points toward iurone. as
though explaining th importance o!
he net. I he second group, the priu
cipal lenders ' the Knmr cipatinn
cause. I he third, the fdlof Iliih-
tnond and Surrender of L 'e. Tii
crowning tigure is the i resident iti
file net of signing the Proclamation.
t his feet are Liberty and Justicf;
while behind sits Time, watching the
hour glass, missioned, as it were, from
Heaven. At the b ie of the' steps
leading from the center structure aiv
represented the leading coti.mander.-
of the aniiv and navy.
Tne Last Fco itive Slave Case.
In November 1S3, the 22 J Wiscon
sin regiment was encamped near Lex
ington, Kentucky, where in a severe
snow storm, one night, a small negro
boy was brought to Colonel UtleyV
tent, barefoot and with not clothino
-nough, Colonel U. said " to wad a
gun. borne days alter, the Colonel
was waited upon by a portly old gent,
who came in an elegant carriage and
announced himself as Judge Robert
son of the Kentucky Supreme Court.
lie produced an order from General
Colburn, commanding the brigade.
permitting him to enter the lines and
get a boy that he claimed. Colonel
U. told him he did not allow negro
hunters to ransack his camp; but if the
boy was there, and voluntarily chose
to go with the Judge, there would be
no interference. The boy refused to
go, asserting that he had been whip-,
ped, and starved, and overwoiked,
and then hired to an Irishman, who
found him too small for his work. but
swore to whip it out of him. Finally,
he ran away into the woods, and
lived on black walnuts until the snow
came, when he sought protection
among the soldiers. The Judge de
elared he lied; but he told so straight
a story that all who heard the con
versation believed the boy. Colonel
Utley finally told the J udge: 'T don't
think you can get the boy. Ifyou
think you can, there he is try it. I
shall have nothing to do with it."
There were a good many of the Twen
ty-seeond boys standing about, and
the Judge concluded not to try it
The Judge was as good as his word,
and has obtained a judgement against
the Union officer in a Kentucky court,
with vindictive damages assessed by
a Kentucky jury, and now proposes
to enforce the judgement in Wiscon
sin. The Wisconsin people do not
mean to let it be collected.
A Little boy in Lowell was asked
hnw inanv mills make a cent. "Ten,
sir " was the prompt reply. Imme
diatelv a bright-faced little girl held
np her hand in token of dissent.
" Well, mis3, whathava you to Fay?"
" Please, sir, ten mills don't make a
cent. Ta says all the mills iu town
don't make a cent."
SOTES OX SCIEXCE.
ELECTRICITY IX VACCCM.
A new apparatus has been brought
out in Paris by MM. Alvergniaf for
demonstrating the fact that electricity
will not pass through a perfect vac
cum. The lube which serves for
experiment contains two platinum
wires, the free ends of w hich are sep
arated by the space of about one
eighth of an inch. A nearly abso
late vaccura is first created by means
of a mercuriid pnematic machine;
then, after n half hour's action, the
tube is heated to dull redness, and
the exhausting porcess continued un
til a point is reached when, in spite
of, the slight distance between the
platiua points, the electric spark
ceases to pass. Thi3 experiment,
which is but a confirmation of the
observation first made by Gass'ot,
bears in an important manner on the
phenomena of the Aurora Borealis,
proving that that electrical display
can on'y take place within the limits
of our atmosphere, and conversely
that the atmosphere, although iu an
extremely attenuated state, extends
to an immense height.
CACSE OF DEATH FROM SNAKE BITES.
Prof. Ilalford of Melbourne Uni
versity, investigating this subject,
found the blood or the victim in all
cases daik, very (laid, without any
tendency to coagulation on exposure,
and containing a large number of
foreign cells, which, under the micro
scope, were seen to contain nuclei,
lie concluded that when the person
is bitten, molecules of living germinal
matter are thrown off, which speedily
grown into cells and multiply with
astonishing rapidity. This sudden
increase takes place at the expense of
the oxygen absorbed into the blood
at each respiration; hence the gradual
decrease and ultimate extinction of
combustion and chemical change in
the body, followed by coldness,
drows:nes, insensibility, slow breath
ing, and finally death. Prof. Ilalford
claims to notice a strong comparison
between the tll'icts resulting from
-nake bites and cholera, and con
siders the above explanation a prob
b!e duo to the stu.lv of zvmotie
POISONOl'S VISITING CARDS.
The sale or manufacture in the
citv of Munich of the much admired
ryslafized or "mother f pearl"'
visiting cards has been forbidden by
aw. For a short time subsequent to
i heir introduction into that city,
these cards had great popularity, the
lemand fir exceeding the supply, but
falling under the notice of the medi
cal director of the smitary depart
tnent of Munch, he caused an investi.
jation to be made concerning the
omposition of the crystallized sur
face, and consequent upon tne report
if Professor Wittstein, to whom the
examination was committed, tne
tabooing order was issued. The
crystallizing material, the professor
found on applying the necessary tests,
is a soluble salt of lead, a poison the
more dangerous, especially to childetr,
from its pleasant sweet taste.
CAREOLATE OF IODINE.
The external use of iodine and its
preparations, remedies whose ther
apeutic cfneaey in certain cases can
not be questioned has hitherto been
exceedingly limited, indeed almost
abandoned, on account of its leaving
stain marks on the linen and on the
kin. A very simple means of get
ting rid of this drawback has lately
been discovered by Dr. Percy Boul
ton, which will be welcomed by all
the medical profession. The remedy
consists in adding to the iodine solu
tioi a few drops of phenic or car
bonic acid. The effect of this addi
tion is not or. ly to render the solu
tion perfectly colorless, so that it
m y be employed with impunity,
but the compound is rendered in
trinsically a more efficacious agent
than iodine alone. In sore throat,
abscess in the ear, etc., th's prepara
tion is said to be a sovereign remedy,
causing all local sensibility to disap
pear, and curing the patient much
sooner than if either of the agents
were employed separately.
A NEW REAGENT.
A new and highly sensitive chemi
cal test for acids and alkalies his
been prepared by Professor Dottger
from the leaves of an ornamental
plant, Colens Verschaffeit so called
in honor of the Dutch horticulturist,
Verscnaffclc The fully developed
leaves are digested in alcohol, nnd
slips of Swedish filter-paper soaked
in the decoction take a beautiful red
dish tint, which becomes green un
der the ii.fluer.ee of an alkali or alka
line earth. As this reagent is not
affected by free carbonic acid, it may
be used in detecting carbonate of
lime in water. If'a strip of this pa
per moistened with water is held
over a burner from which gas is issu
ing, the greenish tinge appears, in
consequence of the ammonia from
which, perhaps, no gas is entirely
i .ii I. .
Tie Value of a Scrapuook.
Every one who takes a newspaper
which he in the least degree appre
ciates, will often regret to see anv
one number thrown aside for waste
paper which contains some interest
ing and important articles. A good
way to preserve these is by the use
of a scrap-book. One who has never
been accustomed thus to preserve
short articles, can hardly estimate
the pleasure it affords to sit down
and turn over the pleasant, familiar
pages. Here a choice piece of poetry
meets the eye, which you remember
you were so glad to see in the paper,
but which you would long since have
lost had it not been for your scrap--book.
There is a witty anecdote, it
does you good to laugh over it,
though for the twentieth time. Next
is a valuable receipe you had almost
forgotten, and you found just in time
to save you much perplexity. There
is a sweet little story, the memory
of which has cheered and encouraged
you many a time, when almost ready
to despair under the pressure of life's
cares and trials. Indeed, you can
hardly take up a single paper without
re-perusing it. Just glance over the
sheet before you, and see how many
items it contains that would be of
service to you a hundred times in
life. A choice thought is far more
precious than a bit of glittering gold.
Hoard with care the precious gems,
and see at the end of the year what a
rich treasure vou have accumulated.
Marriages in Great Britain.
The press has been furnished by the
Registrar-General of Great Britain
with fresh material for attacks upon
the "disuse of marriage'' in the up
per classes of that nation. Amonr
the lower orders marriage at a pretty
early age is the rule, while t lie un
manned ones belong disproportion
ately to the higher and the upper
middle ranks. Of the women
above the age of twenty in
England and Wales, between 300,
000 and 400,001) must remain single,
on account cf the actual excess of
females over males. The number
who are single is 1,537,000, nearly
al between twenty and forty years
of age. Fifty-eight per cent, cf Eng
lish vomen are married, three per
cent, are widows, and thirty nine per
cttit. are spinsters two out of every
five. These and other facts are col
lected by a writer in a leading British
Review, to show a sad state of things
among the young, increase of luxury
and self-indulgence among the men,
and of extravagance and ' fastness''
imong the maidens, and he predicts
grave consequences failing health
and temper, idle lives, morbid cx
travagance in pleasure seeking, de
terioration of manners and social mor
al, and many other evils significant
of decay in a community.
" I see," said a young lady,
" that some printers advertise blank
declarations for sale; I wi-h I could
get one." " Why!'' asked the moth
er. " Because, ma, Mr. G is
too modest to ask me to marry him;
and perhaps if I could fid a blank
declaration with the question, he
wou'd sign it."
In full leaf. The early sycamore
trees, Feb. 29th, says the Santa Cruz
Sentinel, are almost in full foliage,
havitv leaves larger than a man's
hand. The almond trees are past
bloom, and peaches are preparing
to shoot, while the swelling bnds of
the apple and pear indicate any ear
ly Spring and an abundance of fruit.
Now is the time to set out fruit and
ornamental trees, vinesand shr ubbery
There is in Yicksburg a veteran
printer, eighty three years of age.who
has worked at the "case" seventy
years, without losing a day on ac
count of sickness. lie is hale and
hearty, and able to perform the duties
cf his occupation.
Of the one hundred and fifty
thousand teachers in the United
States, over one hundred thousand
Wm. II. Rhodes, a literary and
scientific gentleman, who writes un
der the nan de plume of " Caxton,"
has a communication in a l ite issue
of the San Francisco Times, in which
he predicts in California a wet, cold
spring; a summer scorched by siroc
cos; a harvest blighted in the low
l uids by smut, and burnt up by north
winds od thg bills.
The republican State Convention
of Oregon has put in nomination the
most popular man in the State, says
the Olyrnpia Transcript lion. David
Logan. Whenever there is a hard
figiit in store no man is cqunl to
Dave Logan. When the champions
of the " tiin?shonored principles are
in the flu id or on the stump, all ejes
ore turned to Dave Logan to save
lliem fiorn the serpents as were the
eyes of the Israelites' turned to their
leader to save them, from the ser
pents of Egypt.
Dave Logan was an Old Line Whig,
assisted in forming the republican
party in Oregon, accepted the repub
lican nomination against Lansing
Stout in 1S59, when defeat was cer
tain when the democrats had 2,000
majority in the Slate; yet Dave made
so effective a canvas that he reduced
the majority to less than 000. It
was the first canvas Oregon had ever
known. Logan was again nominated
in 18G0, in opposition to Geo. K.
She'd, and made another live canvas,
and although Sheil received the cer
tificate of election, and filled the seat,
yet Logan was fairly elected but did
not contest the election, as some of
his friends wished him to. Since that
time Dave has attended to Ids legal
profession, assisting in all political
contests. There is no man in Ore
gon who so richly deserves promo
tion by the people as Dave Logan
As a stump speaker he has no supe
rior on the Pacific coast. As a con
stitntional lawyer he will rank with
the ablest. Asa man of sterling in
tegrity D ive Logan stands irreproach
able. No party dare impeach his
word politically or privately. One
great reason why Dave is so effective
on the stump is because he is fair,
square, and honest, and more, he nev
er fails to detect his oppouents. as lie
will on the present occasion, in their
little mean attempts at trickery and
fraud. He will make the atmosphere
warm avound the ears of the preacher
of " carving fork" notoriety, ere he
has traveled the extent of the State.
With Dave Logan in the House, and
Geo. H. Williams in the Senate, Ore
gon, according to population will be
the most ably represented State in the
Union. The old hard shell rebels of
Oregon thought they were making a
grand flank movement on the Metho
dist church by nominating the only
disloyal preacher in that organization.
It is but too evident that Joe Smith
(that name always reminds us t;f the
great Mormon leader,) has been
clinging to the loyal Methodists for
a number of years in the hope that
by their aid, in connection with the
secession element he might get to
Congress. In this he will be disap
pointed. The Methodists are a loyal
out-spoken, bold people on politics.
Whatever their opponents may say
of their religious tenets, none can de
ny that they have always been on
the side of their country, on the side
of liberty, and on the side of human
ity. But for Ids forlorn hope, Joe
Smith would long since have been
with the Southern wing of the Meth
odist church, where he belongs.
Capt. Biughman, late of the
Alert, has retired from the wheel,
and proposes, before It ng, to steer
for the States where his father re
sides. The Captain has long been
in the employ of th - P. T. Cr ., and
he retires with an enviable reputa
tion both as an officer and a g?ntle
man. Capt. Geo. A. Pease, one of
the pioneer steamboat men of the
upper Willamette, takes the com
mand of the Alert, says the Cregoni-
The Portland Philharmonic So
ciety relieved a vast amount of dis
tress at Portland during the last wins
tcr. This organization is one of the
very be;t in the world. The mem
bers are all christian people, who be
lieve iu eloing all the good they can.
We cheer them !
The people east of the moans
tains seem to posess considerable
railroad fervor. A railroad from
the Columbia river to Walla Walla
will soon be in process of construc
tion. The Oregon and California Stag
es are now making time between
Portland and Sacramento. The aver
age will be six ar.d a half days this
Oregon produces the finest wool
on the coast. Buyers are alreadv
looking out for the Spring clip.
The wire for a telegraph to
Dulles City reached Portland on Sun
day. The Oregon Alaska prospectors
will leave Port Townsend iu a schoon
er fitted for the cruise.
People wonder why it is that when
the horse and rider are sweeping
round the ring at full spped, and in
clining at an angle which seems to
threaten to send them both flving into
the sawdust, the h rse doesn't fall
inlo the ring altogether, and the man
tumble when he is jumping on the
horse's back. We shall try to tx
plain the mystery. No doubt many,
even of younger readers, know that
there are two mechanical forces the
centrifugal and the centripetal; the
first being a tendency to fly from tha
centre, the second a tendency to seek
it. A horse galloping round the ring
is forced to incline inward, and the
greater its speed the greater must be
the inclination, but whatever the Iat'
ter may be, the horse could not main
tain it for a moment if at rest. Were
it to be brought to a sndden stand
still it would at once fall inward. If
it tried to gallop round the ring and
to keep upright at the same time, its
impetus would drive it outside the
circle. But it is uphejd by an antag
nism of the two forces, although
when it is going round it is inclined
many degrees beyond the centre of
gravity. As concerns the man, no
matter how high he may leap, he is
sure to come down upon the animal's
back, for the motion of the horse is
communicated to the rider.
If any of our readers have thought
of starting an amateur circus, and
want to teach a horse the common
trick of picking up a handkerchief,
let them proceed as follows:
Spread eon the sawdust a white
cloth containing a liberal supply of
oats, lead the animal round the ring,
and let h'rm take some of tK$ oats.
This is lesson No. 1, its object being
to fix in the horse's minda connec
tion between the cloth and the oats.
The march round the circle being
once or twice repeated, he stops at
the handkerchief as a matter of course.
By dint of practice, ay in a couple
of weeks, he will learn to stop as
readily in a trot or gallop as in a
walk. After a time, the handker
chief must be doubled over and tied
in a knot; the animal shakes it to get
at the grain, but, not succeeding, lifts
it from the ground, which is jut the
thing wanted. When the horse has
done this a few times, and Elds
that though he can shake nothing out,
he will receive a handful of oats as a
reward, he may be trusted to per
form in public.
The hist step of all, the pursnad
ing the horse to carry the handker
chief to his owner, is easily done.
Of his own accord he will hold the
c'oh till it is taken from his month,
nnd there will be little djjfieulty in
coaxing him to walk a few pajs
when he knows that he will get a
handful of oats, or a carrot, for his
obedience. If the animal be mettles
some and high spirited a different
course must be followed at starting.
A smart hour's gallop round the
ring twice a day, and an occasional
short allowance of oats will soon
bring to his senses. To teach a horse
to fire a pistol, let the fire-arm be
fixed to a post, and a piece of white
cloth being attached to the trigger,
the animal will seize it in his mouth
and pull it, with the hope of a reward
from his master.
A horse may be taught to dance
thus: Fasten the animal with two
side reins between the posts sup
porting the leaping-bar. Take a
long whip and, as the music p'ays,
gently touch him with it, using the
jik,j k" ol the groom as you goon.
The horse being tied to the posts can
move neither backward nor foward,
but will be induced to lift, Ids legs,
and thereby gains the rudimentary
movement of hi3 lesson. After a
while the teacher must mount on his
back, the horse being fastened by the
side-reins. Just when he is to raise
his leg, a gentle pull must be given
to the rein at the proper side, to help
the movement. In the course of
time the reins must be loosened, and
the horse, if tolerably ready, will
soon learn to mark time, quick r
slow, in answer merely to a slight
jerk of the br idle. The rider must
then dismount, aid coming before
the horse, teach him to dance or keep
time with a wave of hand, or by
a pat on the foot which he is wanted
A Remark " Applied." Daniel
Webster in a discussion on the influ
ence of the Press, spoke as follows:
"Every parent whose son is away
from home at school, shored supply
him with a newspaper. I well re
member what a marked difference
there was between those of my
schoolmates who had and tho-e who
had not access to newspapers The
first were always superior to th last
in debate, oomposiuoa and general