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Oregon City, Oregon ,
p. CT I3KLAXD, EDITOlt AXD PIICPRIETOR.
August 8, 1868.
FOR VICE PRESIDEXT,
For Presidential Electors,
A. B. MEACHAM, of Union County.
Dr. W. BOWLBY, of Washington.
O. JACOBS, of Jackson. -
school books are sold bv
A few valuable suggestions from
Dr. Loryea will appear next wetk.
The Oregon headquarters of the
Florence Sewing Machine is now at
' II. VV. Scott, Esq., editor of the
Orerjonian, is traveling, and writing
good letters for his paper.
-Col. Cornelius, we are glad to
learn, has entirely recovered from bis
recent severe illness. - , .-
s . , ;
F A celebrated circus performed
at Koseburj; on the 6tb, bound this
way, well spoken of.
Hiram McMillan, who has many
Relatives resident in Oregon, died at
Milan Ohio, on the 7th of June.
The overland mail is nearly as
quick as the telegraph for news, and
much more certain.
The money to pay for Alaska,
$7,200,000, has been appropriated.
The vote in the House was 114 to 42.
. W. II. Mowry rode 300 miles
at Bay View on the 2d, in 14 hours
and 9 minutes, using California mus
targs and saddles.
-The scabbiest papers iu Oregon
fire adrocates of the Gaston winjr in
the railroad controversy in Oregon
just now. Look at the Polk County
Signal and Lafayette Courier.
f) : :
John Sullivan one of the escap
gx murderers' from Deer Lodge
county Montana, was captured by
the Portland Detective force, on
' Wednesday evening last.
Mr. J. L. Daly, late of the firm
of Daly & Stevens, still conducts the
business of collecting and general
agency at Xo. 104 Front, street. All
business entrusted to him will receive
We should judge from the crowd
of people who attended, that the
moonlight excursion given by the
Washington Guard of Portland last
Wednesday evening, was a decided
6uccess. bo it was.
Cy-d. J. S. Ruckel,'a man of energy
who deserves a mint of money, we
are glad to hear has a One prospect j
of meeting with his reward. His
quartz mine and mill in Buker county
is perhaps the best property in Ores
gon Jit this time.
The steamer Arizona left New
York on the 1st of August, with
10,000 bars of railroad iron destined
for Culifornia. Q A ; large shipment
was made by sail. vessel on the same
day, from Philadelphia. 1,000 bars
are also en route by the Henry
Wells Fargo & Co., offer , a re
ward of 5,000 for the detection of
tho robjtrs of the stage lately, in the
i Blue Mountain?. The money lost by
this eveut would have built the pro
posed Idaho telegraph; and the tele-
i graph would have surely headed off
- A book peddler, who had been in Trov
about two wet-ks, trying to sell the " .Life
of' H. U. ' Grant,"' gave tip in ttespair! He
ttays : " I have been u book agent fora num
ber of years, and have never failed to be
successful in their sale. But the Life of
Grant' won't sell. Nobody cares for Grant.
His own party i ejects Lis Life' with indif
teieDce, and in many instances with cod
T!k man never tried Troy before. Three
bco'.c peddlers starved in that town in
March last, trving to sell the ' Life of
Jesus." Free Press. :
It is all bosh to say Democrats
would not take the lile of Grant.
They took the life of Lincoln, and
why not the life of Grant ? Sacra
They perhaps feel that it would
not be as safe to take the life of G rant
as when they took the life of Lincoln,
tor be reason they would not find a
second Andrew Johnscn in the chair.
eColdFacls would meet them, instead
of a drunken boor,a low down traitor.
' Mr. Colfax candidly snysr "The
new nickname flung at us is Radi
cals.' I had rather be called a Radi
Cal thanca rebelat any time. I am
a Radical for right against wrong;
' for liberty against slavery for just'ree
against tyranny a Radical friend of
my country, a IUdical enemy of
every hater of my native !and. ' I be
, lieve- in a Radical government 'of
tSe people' the world over, and- my
ympathie3go ojjt towards tho Rad-
iculs, who are trying to imitate our
"Tree institutions in Greece, Italv,
IVuiice, Ireland and Mexico. -I wish
to se a belt of 'Republics encircle the
glube. 1 am lor leveling up rather ' intermission of about 24 hours, about
than leveling down! Go t do so 'to two weeks' ago; '-tbe west side hard
" t,' and' 7nore 'olsd, if I do aught gained not a single point from - which
or? to crufh any m-in '.low Avrfr." ! thry cou!I obtah the" lesst grain- of
"' THE RAILROAD ISIEROGMO.-
The Lafayette Courier is badly
concerned about the "China railroad''
a3 it terms 1 the ; Oregon Central
Railroad Company ' of Salem.'' It
labored' to Uhe extent of three coK
umns on the 4th Inst to -bring forth
the following deduction :
" The china concern appear only
able to complete their line, provided
tbey can steal the name and franchi
ses ot this (west side) company." '
The " Dame and franchises" of the
west side company amount to nothing
in tbe estimation of the O, C. R. R.
Co., and were we to take up the point
to show tbe Courier man and his peo
pie tbe extent of their delusion in de
tail, we would be consuming time to
a poor purpose. We will say again,
however, that this ; blowing about
Congressional aid, State aid, Portland
aid, Washington county aid, -Yamhill
county aid, etc., etc., is all bosh I
It has recently been decided by the
courts that so far as this kind of aid
in the State of Oregon is concerned,
there is no law for it ; it is unconsti
tutional, and void. As regards the
" recognition" which the Secretary of
the, Interior has given to Gaston's
sheme it is probably all based upon
the supposition that the action of the
last legislature of Oregon was valid.
Mr.Brownir.g is not supposed to know
that the legislature made a erand ers
ror, by actually passing upon a some
thing which was nothing, when they
designated the O. C. R. R. Co., as
the corporation to receive the benefit
of the act of Congress in question.
The fact is, that no such corporation
known as the O. C. R. R. Company,
had an existence, until after the close
of the session of the Oregon State
Legislature, in I860. The articles of
incorporation for tha Gaston scheme
icere not filed with the Secretary of
Slate until weeks after the legislature
making the designation had adjourned
and the members had gone to their
homes. The legislature adjourned in
October 1806, at which time no such
corporation as the O. C. R. R. Co
had a valid existence, anywhere in the
It has been charged, time and again,
that the O. C. R. R. Company of
Salem were a set of blackmailers,
who were banded together and who
had assumed the name of the "old"
original O. C. R. R. Company,!
1 See Gaston'e Letter Sept. 67, to American
Railway Journal, JS. Y.
for', the purpose of taking the lands
granted by Congress (by virtue of
the action of the legislature) and we
have repeatedly denied the calumny,
nnd now again declare the proposi
tion a base fabrication, as ungrateful
as it is unfair. This company have
never laid claim to anything of the
kind, under any circumstances, but
have always, at all times, claimed
that : no company having had an ex
istence at the time such designation
was made, the title is still vested in
the Stale of Oregon I So much for
No let us refer back a few years :
to the time when this grant of lands
was made to the Stale of Oregon, by
Congress. One of the chief spirits
in the Gaston scheme of to. day, a
gentleman who is considered to be
well versed in railroad matters and
such, then gave us four principal
reasons why that land grant was not
worth a groat to Oregon, which reas
ons were published in the Oregonian,
with editorial remarks; re-published
in the San Francisco Bulletin, with
additional remarks, to which wc res.
pectfully refer Mr. Gaston and his
" numerous friends1.' who were certain
then that the franchise would not be
worthy the attention of blackmailers;
whose argument was, that " Money
money alone and nothing else but
" money ;" we are quoting from the
record; " would build a line such as
" was proposed; and that it was use
" less to attempt to ra'xst the capi-
lal " Here is a company that do
not consider it useless to attempt to
raise the capital, and they, having
acted wisely and honorably, thus far
and as far as we are enabled to see
in the future, are entitled to that kind
of treatment due gentlemen, should
be met part way in their enterprise
at least, by Oregonians, and net houn
ded wherever they go as-if thy were
a pack of rascals only fit to be black
2 " ANOTHER ITEM."
2 Portland Evtning Commercial, Aug. 5th,
The members-of the O. C. R. R.
Go-., of Salem, tbe contractors, and
friends of the enterprise,- have been
slandered without stint By operators
of the Gaston Wing. ( Men and wo
men, Chinamen and boys, have been
employed in this disgusting tirade
against those persons who htrve come
here and gone diligently about
their business of building a railroad;
and this abuse, and - the annoyances,
have retarded the work at least six
months yet the "'enterprise' goes
smoothly along the rough work has
j all been done; aud if , we ' except
comfortiA!?Cook 'H& Co.; still
live and they may " kip" over the
ground now, below Eugene City, but
it isTnTended to gba little fustfer be
fore October. Three hundred and
jxflyilaborers are now at work on the
linet of the survey! ot this company.
The grade is finished ready . for the
ties, for the distance of about ten
miles, between Portland and Oregon
City. Ties are sawed and- ready ; to
lay adistance of three miles.--Four
construction cars-are now 'ready
for nse.. The line for the entire dis
tance of 150 miles to Eugene City,
will be located without a break with
in ten days from August ,8th 1SG3.
,3" We hope the" west" side, com
pany will succeed. ,
" But not at the expense of . the
" east 'side company.'1'
3 Eoeniny Commercial, changed to tuit.
The price of passage from Chi
cago to New York City was $20, on
the 28th of June.
-Dr. Lory ea left New York for
Portland on Thursday of this week.
He will probably reach here inside of
twenty days, overland.
In order that those who may
have doubts abont the truth of the
statements that railroads are a direct
benefit to the country through which
they pass may be made to see clearer
we produce the following paragraph
from the Kendallville, Indiana, Jour
nal: " In the Spring of 1848 the Madi
son & Indianapolis Railroad was com
pleted. Indianapolis, with only 4,
000 inhabitants, and Madison 5,000,
in 1S64 had increased to 35,000 in
habitants, with 8 railroads. These
two cities are taken in comparison
with other cities of Indiana and Mi
nois, some of which have far sur
passed . them wholly by railroads,
both in population, also in education
and institutious of learning which fol
lowed in the wake of railroads." :
We recollect when traveling was
done by stages through tbe swamps
and. swails of Illinois and Indiana.
When grain had to be hauled iu
wagons 150 to 200 miles to buy "to
baker and pipes" for the Hoosiers
and Suckers. Look at the same re
gion now, ye who predict that the O.
C. R. li. will be an injury to our
pleasant city and beautiful Oregon, in
its future prosperity. Let the peo
ple everywhere hold out all the in
ducements they can to the company.
It w ill be our blessing the loss of
it a curse. It will bring us people
Mr. S. M. B. Haley, who has
been boring an artesian well cn the
desert, twenty miles from Wads
worth, for the use of the men era
ployed on the Central Pacific Rail,
road Company, has ' " struck . water"
good, fresh water, at thirty -five
feet, and another stream at forty-five
feet. This will supply all the water
the Company will need. lie had
previously sunk a well forty-seven
feet and brought plenty of water,
which was very salt, and owing tp
that fact and the hardness of the rock,
he abandoned it. His next perfor'
mance- will be at the sink of the
Humboldt, where he do doubt will
be as successful.
A new locomotive car for street
railway is announced. It is said to
solve a very difficult problem in rail
way mechanics. Driving wheels are
dispensed with, motion being com
municated direct from the piston in
the cylinder, to the wheels of the
truck, by means of " parallel rods.''
In case of the circular movement of
the truck, boiler, engine, and all con
nected "therewith, ! revolve. One
of these' cars has been running
for nearly two years on 'the Stough
ton branch of the Boston and ProvU
dence railroad. The cost of one ca
pable of seating sixty persons, more
or less is $1,000. Among its other
commendable qualities for street use,
it is said that it will not frighten
horses, or make objectionable noise,
more than horse-cars; ' that tho,-ma
chinery is out of view, there being
no toothed gears, bell or whistle, and
no puffing noise, or visible escape of
the exhaust steam.'' '
The New York Citizen (Dcra.)
says: ?" Schuyler Colfax is probably
the only ptrblic many of any note
who has not a single perscn-al enemy.
It is to this that he chiefly owes his
nomination. He was the strongest
candidate for the Vice-Presidency at
Chicago, not because he had render
ed better service to the party, than
any of his rivals, bot because he was
personally.obnoxious to no one."
-a-jSfany" a Democrat living in this
valley, was run out of Missouri, by
Frank P. Blair, and his acts. Will
they now vote for Mm- fur the second
office in - the nationT J Can they in
dorse his nomination? We shall see
how consistent they are or dare to
borers are wanted
at the 1
it - the 1
Rainier Mills. ,
Laborers ore wanted to 'work
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iiiWfcS BOOK. ISOTICES,
T. B. Peterson & Bros. 306 Chestnut
street Philadelphia have sent ns the long
talked of volnme of " Letters From Eu
ope,, byi John "W. Forney late secretary
of tbe Senate, Editor Philadelphia Press
atid Washington Chronicle. "We find the
vdlurae to be almost as Valuable as a
trip tO-Eurpptel- .Col. Forney is peculiarly
American in his style and composition,
and upon the tour of four mohths.at which
time these letters :were, written, gave his
observation; the fullest "scope, and jotted
down incidents its they "itcre presented in"
self to him, referring but cauuallyf to.
books of reference for all of which ; he
speaks., The course of his travel was as
follows: From New York to Liverpool
some days at Liverpool, thence through
the manufacturing districts of the north of
England to Sir Francis Crossley?s great
carpet factory at Halifax, Yorkshire ;some
weeks' residence, in London, during which
be visited and has graphically described
the Houses of Parliament the various places
of public amusement, etc, etc." In Eng
land,! he also describes Windsor Castle,
Oxford University, the old city of Chester,
and Eaton Hall, the provincial palace of
the Marquis of Westminister. Besides
these, he gives passing and incidental
sketches of eminent public men. He car
ried tbe same searching observation into
Pari.?, which has rarely been so graphical
ly depicted, Switzerland, Germany, Bel
gium, and Holland. It is truly a very
valuable book. The work will be sent
free of postage, " on receipt of 82 00 cur
rency, by Peterson &' Brothers, 30G
Chestnut street Philadelphia, Pa.
Messrs. Francis, , Dewey & Co., San
Francisco publishers, have laid upon our
table a fine work entitled : " The Life of
UlyssiTs S. Grant, General of the Armies
of the United States j77 by Chas. A. Dana,
late Assistant Secretary of War, and J. II.
Wilson. Brevt. Major, General U. S. A.
The mere fact that thi3 a biography of
Grant, and that Charles A. Dana has been
its Editor, is sufficient recommendation for
the work. A great marfy biographies of
the General of our armies has been an
nounced, and many are now actually be
in? delivered to subscribers, but we say
with regard to this as tho- trorld savs of'
"Webster's unabridged7 it is the best!
Hence, to get the best, subscribe for this.
This book is identified with many transac
tions of the war in which Gen. Grant bore
tbe conspicuous part, and as its Editor
was in a position to see. and observe
many things which might otherwise have
been lost to history, we feel that there is
more peculiarities in this volume to make
it popular than any other. Price $3 50.
sold by subscription only.
, Ticknor & Fields, Boston, are pub
lishers of the Atlantic Monthly, the July
number of which, beginning voTnme 22.,
has reached us. The last is a very inter
esting book of itself. We have never had
New York life - portrayed as in the ' notes
along the Hudson'7 before us. Tbe great
Erie imbroglio is treated upon at length.
and this great race between the heaviest
railroad stockholders in America is made
to appear quite plain to the reader. It
shows that the public first became cogni
zant of the Monopoly programme" in
New York during the initial session of the
Lite Constitution Convention, fhat then a
strenuous (''fort was made to estop such
combinations, which has gradually lead to
the development of operations which seem
to - be highly magaified, . but which arc
Mrs. J. II. Stinsoa , of Portland has
placed upon our table a pamphlet of 33
pages written by her husband, and issued
from the presses of Carr & Co., 411 Clay-
street, San Francisco, entitled : Dangers
of our Republic ;'7 . Mr. Stinson is an able
writer, and an acquaintance of several
years with him leads us to believe that he
loves his country, and would teach-his
fellow-citizens nothing pernicious. This
pamphlet is said to be a birds' eye view
for the consideration of men of all parties.
Our time this week, will not permit a
thoughtful perusal of its pages.
Harpers' Pictorial History of the
Great Rebellion in the United States i3
now complete. The entire work is com
prised in 35 numbers, full folio pages, and
contains over 1000 engravings produced
at a cost of S100.000, The price of each
number is 30 cents. The entire work ele
gantly bound in two volumes, cloth, will
be furnished for $12 currency. Agents
in Oregon should address Harper Bros.
Franklin Square, New York, relative to
this work, with a view to introducing it in
Oregon. - .
Major John Stratman, 50G Washing
ton street San Francisco, has issued a
critical review of the inaugural of II. II.
Haight Governor of California, written by
Prof. Augustus Layres, which merits more
than a passing notice.' It is a defense of
the Reconstruction Acts of Congress and
discusses the points at issue with a clear
ness and forcibleness entirely pntdentand
wise. The Central Union Committee
should procure thousands of these for
gratuitous circulation in this State the en
suing fall, . , , ........ . .- : - . ! "
In our haste last week we barely-referred
to the books sent us by Bancroft fc
Co. Those spoken of as Written by Dr.
Storer of Boston, are entitled " Is it I?'7
A book for every man : and ''Why not,77
a book for every woman. These books
cannot be too widely read. In the adop
oT tbe advice and bints to reform "here
written, lie tbe secrets of Health and Hap
piness, and our future prosperity as a na
tion. Lee &Sheppard Boston, Publishers.
Woman's Rights, by author of " Ser
pents in the Doves' Nest,'7 is a neat pam
phlet on the , great Question of the Day.
It contains articles on Equality of the
Sexes, Woman's Sphere, What her 'Rights'7
are, Dress, Voting, Wages. Abnomity -of
the Country, Woman's Education, .ic.
Either of these popular works sent post
paid ,on receipt of the price, ; 15 cts., by
tbe publishers. Lee L Shepard, Boston.
Putman's Monthly Magazine for July
informs us that the " Northern Monthly
has been' ftfcofporated with It. New York:
G. F.-Pumha t Son ; San Francisco: H.
II. Bancroft & Co. . Bayard Taylor has
contributed an article upon the " Moral
paintings of Pompeii," which has verv
great interest, and yet it is but a-small
part of the attractions for the month, con
tained within this national periodical.-
In "Our Young Folks," issued month
ly by Ticknor & Fields, parents have at
last found something entertaining to the
little one This-is a splendid periodical
and none' reush it better than the little''
four-year-old on : our . knef. Parents
.-cuu iui mis luus'rateu magazine for your
boys and girls. The price is 20 cents per
number. , Perhaps less by the year. -
, The U. S. Musical Review is a month
l 1 V mn era ?ino rrv foTmn ?
5aL vie,fV Paragraphs, songs,, musie
e-e. i uoiisueu at $2 per year by J. L
Peters 198 Broadway. N. Y. Anion; the
pevf Pieces in number before us is a choice
CTJ"S UTOiUH'UId HOme " SOI!"- :inl
-otu, i ae prettiest Girl I Knew.' I
f 1 Tt miltf f t 'T
. The Pictorial Phrenological Journal
for July began a new volume. It is filled
as usual with portraits of distinguished
men and beautiful women, and I has its
customary iiumber of page3 devoted to in
telligent reading, among which is an arti
cle upon the Indians and mountains of
Oregon, by E. B. S; of Fort Klamath. S;
R. Wells Publisher 389 Broadway, Y
The; "Overland Monthly for August,
is upon our table, from the publishers A.
Roman & Co., San Francisco. Tbe r Over
land Monthly is truly what its , prospectus
Tiresented1" A magazine devoted - to -the
development oi iue eouuny. f11
per on Art Beginnings upon the Pacific
Coast ; a -'storj; of Klamath city $ the
Chinese, and farming facts,- are treated of
iu this number., : ? 7;- ' ;
There is nO mngazinc more popular
in these days among all classes than Hows
at Home, published by Cba3. Scribner Si
Co., C51 Broadway N. Y.', the' July number
of w hich is before us, with its usual va
riety of moral and entertaining readiug.
We always welcome xiours ai noTiie.
"'The American Stock Journal for
June, N. P. Boyer Jfc Co.,Parkersburg.Pa.,
is upon our table thi3 week.' We find
many items of value in its pages, and are
told by a note on tho cover! that specimen
copies will be sent free on application.
- The American Agriculturist for July
has just come to hand. This is the best
paper for the fanner published in the
United States. Orange Judd & Co., 245
Broadway, N. Y.
We omitted to state last week that J.
Ross Browne's new work on the Pacific
was to be sold only by subscription.
Bancroft & Co., are agents. It is worth
all the reports yet produced.
' Mr. A. R. Booth, is engaged in
a mining enterprise some two hun
dred miles north of White Bluffs, the
prospects of which are very favora
ble. We are glad to learn, as Mr.
Booth deserves something for his en
ergy and perseverance in the opper
ADOPTED BY TIIE NATIONAL UNION CONVENTION
' ' XT CHICAGO. '
"Resolved., 1st. That we congratulate the
country on tbe assured success of tbe Re
construction Policy ot Congress as evi
deuced by the adoption in a majority of
fctates lately, in rebellion, or Constitutions
securing equal, civil and political rights to
all, and we regard it.as the duty of the
government to sustain these Constitutions,
and prevent the people of such States
from being remitted to a state of anarchy
or military rule.
2.1. Tbe guarantee by - Congress of
equal suffrage to all loyal men in the
bouth. was demanded by every considera
tion of public safety.' gratitude and justice;
and must be maintained ; while tne ques
tion of suffrage in all loyal biates proper
ly belongs to the people ol those States.
; : 3d. We denounce all forms of repudi
ation as a natural crime, and national hon
or requires tbe payment of tbe public in
debtedness in the utmost good faith to our
creditors at home and abroad, not only
according to the letter, but spirit of the
laws under which it was contracted.
1th. It i.-j due to tbe labor of the nation
mat taxation iiou!u lie equalized ana re
duced as rapidly as tue national faith will
5th'. The national debt, contracted as it
had been for preservation of the Union
for all time to come, should be extended
over a f.ir period, and it is our duty to
reduce the rate of interest thereon when
ever it can honestly be done.
Ctb. That the best policy to diminish
our burden of debt ia so to improve our
credit that capitalists will seek to lend
money at lower rates of interest than we
now pay and must continue to pay so long
as repudiation, partial or total,' opcu or
covert, is threatened or suspected.
7th. The Government of the United
States should be administered with the
strictest economy. The corruptions which
have been so shamefully nursed and fos
tered by Andrew Johnson, call loudly for
8lh. We profoundly deplore the un
timely and tragic death of Abraham Ein
coln, and regret tbo succession of Andrew
Johnson to the Presidential chair, who has
acted treacherously to the people who
elected him and the cause he was pledged
to support, who has usurped high legisla
tive and judicial functions, has refused to
execute the laws, has used his high office
to induce other officers to violate the laws,
has employed his Executive power to ren
der insecure the lives, property, peace and
liberty of citizens, has abused the pardon
ing power, has denounced the National
Legislature as unconstitutional, has per
sistently and habitually resisted by every
means in his power, every attempt at the
reconstruction of tbe States lately in rebel
lion, has perverted public patronage into j
an engine tor wholesale corruption, has
justly been impeached for high crimes and
misdemeanors, and has been pronounced
guilty thereof by the votes of 25 Senators.
' 9th. The doctrine of Great Britian and
other European powers that, because a
man is once a subject he is always so,
must be resisted at every hazard by the
United States as a relic of feudal times not
authorized by the law of nations and at
war , with ,our natioual houor and inde
pendence. Naturalized citizens arc en
titled to be protected in all their rights of
citizenship as though they, were native
born. No citizen of the United States or
naturalized must be liable to arrest or im
prisonment by any foreign power for acts
done or words spoken in this country and
if so arrested and imprisoned, it "is the
duty of the Government to interfere in his
10th. Of all who were faithful in the
trials of tbe late war. there- were none
more faithful for'special honor than brave
soldiers ami seamen w ho endured hard
ships of eamp and cruize and imperiled
their lives in the service of their country.
The bounties and pensions appropriated
by law for these brave defenders of the
Union, are obligations never to be forgot
ten. . The widows and orphans of the gal
lant dead are wards of tho people, a sacred
legacy bequeathed to the United States for
. 11th.; Foreign iin-migration in, tbe past
has added so much to the wealth and in
creased resources of this natioli. the asylum
of all nations, that it should be fostered by
a liberal and just policy.
12th. This Convention1 (declares its sym
pathy with all oppressed people who are
struggling for their rights. - "
i The following additional resolutions
were offered and adopted : . ' ..
Resolved, That the adjournment of this
Convention shall not work dissolution of
the same, but it shall remain as organized,
subject' to be called together at any time
or p-laeff that fbe Republican Executive
Committee shall designate.
Resotved. We highly commend in a
spirit of magnanimity and forgiveness the
men. who have served the . rebellion and
who are now frankly and honestly co-operating
with us in restoring peace to the
country - and 'in the reconstruction of
Sonthern' States on the basis of impartial
justice and equal rights, nnd are received
back into the communion of loyal people,
ami that we are in favor of the removal of
the disqualifications or restrictions imposed
on the late rebels in the same. measure as
the spirit Of disloyalty disappear?, as may
be. cjTJ.sitttent.wita tbe tiufety ;of loyal peo
ple. . . : ., '
'Resolved. ' That we recognize thcr great
principles laid down in the Declaration of
independence, as tbe: true foundation of
- rfcmnrcttm .inw-mnn'..i - :--.-. i.L.
wviiw ,'.' t v i iiiin.ui, iillU u;(J W illl
, .. On Wednesday last we paid Portland
a flying visit. The city is still there, and
is growing wonderfully handsome. What
a fine start Portland received when she
adopted the Nicolson pavement and yet
the M'Adam proceS3 is used to a certain
extent, we were sorry to observe. Soine
of the finest buildings fever constructed
upon the coast are in process of erection
at this time in Portland. Among the busi
ness houses we might mention those of W.
S. Ladd, T. J. Holmes, Goldsmith, and
others.' And among the residences those
such as are being built for S. G. Reed,
Esq.", of tbe O. S. N.Co., Dr. Chapman, etc.
Capt. Gil man, Columbia river pilot,
called upon ns for a brief time on last
Monday.- He reports everything as being
extremely animated about Astoria this
season. We are glad to lCarn of the pros
perity of oiir neighbors, and ifi no case
can think of sL community more deserving
of prosperity tban that at Astorftt. There
are many more visitors to the beach this
season than ordinary. Capti- Flavel is
building a fine hotel, and a block of land
is being cleared for tbe new Custom House.
, i 0i'
So7nething Nice is the name of
a new weekly in New York. Some
thing nice would improve our Call
fornia weeklies, says the Sacramento
Dve Colors. One of" the most
useful and economical productions of tbe
present age is Howe & Stevens' system of
Family Dye Colors, comprising all the staple
colors and the most exquisite shades, anc- so
simple that any odc Civil use them with per
DISSOLUTION OF CO-PARTNERSHIP.
riHE co-partnership heretofor? existing
JL between James L. Daly and Ward S.
Stevens, under and bj- the firm name of Daly
& Stevens, is dissolved. The business will
hereafter be carried on by the undersigned,
who is aloue authorized to collect outstand
ing debts. James l. daly.
Portland, Oregon, August 4, lStJS.
LIST OF LETTERS REMAINING IN
the Post Office at Oregon City, Oregon,
August 1. 18(53.
Austin, Wm P Hosier, Mrs Alice
Copple, John Martin, Harver
Cady, Linus L 2 Mathers, David
Copeland, John Miller, Herman
C'opply, Syntha M'Williams, John
Degmre, Chas F Nag, K B
Edwards, Mrs M A 4 Overton, Daniel
Edwards, Miss Olive J Rayman, Stephen
Epler, John 11 5 Robinson, S S
Forrest, John 2 Roe, Miss Mattie
Ford, Robertson - . . Sawyer, William
Thomas, Farquher Thompson, Minerva
Gansner, Mrs. II. M
JOHN FLEMING, P. M.
North American S. S. Co.,
Lower Rates than Ever I
To New York, via Panama!
Passengers Berthed Through I
finUE NORTH AMERICAN STEAM
.1L ship company will dispatch tbe fast
3,000 tons, JosKrn Sutton Commander.
From Mission street wharf, at 12 o'clock, M.
THURSDAY, AUG. 20th, 1S68,
Connecting via. Panama R. R. at Aspinwall
Company's splendid new steamship
3,000 Tons For XE V YORK.
Tickets to return good fur six months
At Extremely Low Rales !
Steamers of this Company will hereafter
touch at Manzanillo each way. Freights aud
passage at reduced rates.
Passage tickets to and from Liverpool,
Qr.ecnstowd, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp
Copenhagen, Christiana and Gottenberg, by
the Liverpool and Great Western Steamship
Company's staunch and elegant Iron steam
ships, at unusually low rates.
Passage from Bremen, Southampton and
Havre, by first class steamers of the North
German Lloyds, at reduced rates.
One hundred lbs. Baggage free.
An experienced Surgeon on board.
Medicines and Attendance free.
The Nebraska icill sail Sept. 5th.
The Nevada sails Sept. I9lh.
For further information applv to
I. W. RAYMOND, Agent'
N W cor. Tine and Battery sts., up-stairs,
-td San Francisco
' STEAMSHIPS FOrt-
New York, Japan & China,
Will be dispatched as follows :
Leave wharf corner of First and Brannan
streets, at 1 1 o'clock a. m. of the following
dates, for Panama, connecting via. Panama
R. U: .with one of the ccmpauy's splendid
steamers from Aspinwall for New York, on
jTre 'Glli, 14h, 23.1 and 30th,
OF EACH M O N T 11
Steamers leaving SanFrancisco on the 14th
and 3Uth touch at Manzanillo. All touch at
Acapulco. Departure of the Gth connects
with English steamer for Australia. Depart
ure of the 14th is expected to connect with
the French Trans-Atlantic Co.'s steamer for
St. Nazaire, and English steamer for South
America. Through tickets can be oblsriwed.
Departure of 14th is expected t- eonaeit
with English steamer for Southampton, Soutb
America, and P. 11 R: Co.'s steamer" for Cen
tral America. Through tickets can be had.
STEAMERS FOR AUGUST, 1363. :
. The following Steamships will be dis
patched on dates as follows:
August Itth MnTita na, Capt Cavalry, con
necting with Ocean Queen., Capt. King.
Au-u?t 2v'd- Conntitittitri, Capt Comstock,
connecting with Ji'ixinrf Star, Capt Conner.
August 20th; Culora'lo, Capt Lapidge, con
necting with Arizona, Capt Matrry.
fcjgT" Passengers berthed through. Bag.
gage checked through. 100 lbs. allowed to
each adult. . An- experienced stirgeoa on
board. Medicine aud attendance free.
These steamers will positively eail atjl
o'clock. Passengers are requested to have
their baggiige on- board before ten o'clock.
1ST Through tickets to Liverpool by the
Cunard, Inman and National steamship'lines
can be obfain'ed af the P. M. S.S: Co.' otlice
in SanFranciscov where may also be obtained
orders for passage from Liverpool or South
ampton to tan Fraacisco, either via New
.York or St. Thomas if desired an amount
of 10 or 20' wilf bt advanced -with the
above orders. Holder of erders will be re
quired to identify themselves to the Aeent3
in England.; ; ., --. -,
For merchandise and freight for New York
and war porfs, apply to Wells, Fargo & Go. .
No.lreight- received ' after 2 p. m. of tbe
dav prior to departure.
For passage and all other iaformatio. ap
ply at the P. M. S.S: Co.'s oflice, corner of
H-?ramenf and- Leidesdortf st. - ' -
OUVFR F.,IRIh;e, Ajtent.
HEUSTON, HASTINGS & CO.
'r.' i ' & CO.
FASHION ABLE CLOTHIERS
PRICE AND tiVAIt.VXTEE. '
The largest and most varif d stock of Gen
tlemen's Clothing, Furnishing Goods,
Trunks, Bags and Valises, on tbe Pacific
Coast. Every article sold, being of our own
manufacture, is guaranteed. Having con
tracts direct with European and American
Manufacturers of piece goods 'we thereby
effect a saving ef fully 50 percent, in whole
sale dealers profits and are thus able to offer
superior Goods at less than second-rate
Having agents in London and Paris we
introduce the new styles in San Francisco
simultaneously with their appearance in
GOOES MADE TO ORDER.
For the accommodation of sivreh as may de
sire, rfr'e have secured the services of ft Cele
brated European cutter, and are prepared to
make up piece goods in a style superior to
any other house on the coast, Shirts, Ties,
Collars, etc., made to order at short notice.
Goods forwarded by Express to any part
of the Pacific Coast on receipt of orders and
measures ; send for directions for measure
LICK IIOITSE BLOCK,
augS) SAN FRANCISCO.
L. LACOUR & COMPANY,
MANUFACTURE aLL TIIE LIQUEURS
and Cordials of modern times, and
would especially call the attention of tbe
Public to their
LA CO UK'S
(1st Premium awarded at the latr State
Manufactured, as the name denotes, from
Sarsaparitla and other henlthv roots and
herbs, A CERTAIN BLOOD PURIFIER.
Lately introduced, and the most celebrated
nl modern appetizers and pousse cafe, an un
doubted remedy for Dyspkpsia and other
StoMACir Compi-mxts, it being composed of
line f rencli Cognac, distilled with Coflee,
Peruvian Bark, and other anti dyspeptic" in
gredients, leaving the breath' sweet and
L A CO U IT'S
An article equal to any Imported, and creatlr
superior to any other manufactured in this
Sold br evert respecfable Jobber and
Druggist on the Pacitic Coast.
To guard against counterfeits, be certain
that our trade maik (a Light House) is
stamped on every case and package.
augSJ 1. L.VCOUit & CO.
Similia Sim'libus Curanlur.
. HOMEOPATHIC SPECIFICS
HAVE PROVED, FROM THE MOST
ample experience, an entire success:
Simple Prompt Etlicient and Reliable.
The- are the only Medicines perfectly adapt
ed to popular use ; so simple that mistakes
cannot be made in using them; so harmless
as to be free from danger, and so efficient as
to be always reliable. They have raised the
highest commendation from all, and will al
ways render satisfaction.
(The following No's are each 23 cts.)
Fevers, Congestion, Inflamations,
Worms, Worm fever, worm colic.
Crying-colic, or teethingot infants,
Diarrlura, of children or adults,
Dysenterv, griping," billions colic.
6, ' Cholera-morbus, vomiting,
7, " ' Coughs, colds, bronchitis,
3, " Neuralgia, toothache, faccarhe.
S, " Headaches, sick headache. Vertigo,
10, " Dyspepsia, billious stomach,
11, . " Suppressed, or painful periods,
, Whites, too profuse perrods,-
13, Croup, cough, difficult breathing,-
14, " Salt Rheum, erysipelas", eruptions,
15, " Kheumutism, rheumatic pfflns.
All the above are put irn in vials, with di
rections cotrtaiuing double quantities each,
for 5i cents.
The following are also put up in vials and
are sent at the rate of 50 cents per No.
16, - ' Fever & Ague, chill fever, agues,
17, " Piles, blind or bleeding,
IS, " Opthalmy, and sore or weak eyes,
" Catarrh, actrte or chionic, influenza,
20, . ' Whoopmg-coogh, violent coughs,
21, " Asthma; oppressed breathing.
Ear discbarges, impaired hearin-.
Scrofula, enlarged gla-nds, swellings
General debility.physical weakness
Dropsy and scanty secretions.
Sea sickness, sickness from riding,
NeTvons debility, seminal emis
sions, involnntary discharges, 1 00
Sore i.ioutli, canker,
Urinary Weakness, wettjrtz bed,
Painful periods, with spasms,
Sufferings at change of life, $1 00
Epilepsy ,spasm8,t..vitus dance.l 00
Diptberia, ulcerated sore throat,
Of 35 to 60 large vials,' morrocco or
rosewood case, containing a spe
cific for every ordinary disease a
family is subject to, and books of
From $10 to $35
Smaller Family and Traveling cases,
wiU 20 to 38 vials. . . .from $5 to $3
Specifics for all Private Diseases,
both fir Curing and for Prevent
ive treatmeut, in vials and pocket
cases........ ,....2 to 3
. Pond's Extract,
Cures Burns, Bruises, Lameness, Soreness,
Sore Throat, Sprains, Toothache, Earache,
Neuralgia, Kheutnatism, Lurubagov Pile,
Boils. Stings,. Sore Eyes, Bleeding of tho
Lung's, Nose, Stomach, or of Pries ; Corns,
Ulcers, Old Sorest
Price f oz. 50 Cts., Pints ?I0vQaart1.75.
3T These remedies except POND'S EX
TliACT. bv the Ciiseor singly box, are-sent
to an v part ot" the country,' by marl orex
Broadwav, New York.
Dr. Humphrey is consulted daily at bis
office, personally or by Letter, as abov?, for
ail form tf disease..
Fir ;iij bv id! iri?i-i.
fM-es, tree or ctarge, on repe-ipt or itie price.
Address flu.mph.reyi Specific Homeopathic
Aledkine Company, oflice and depot, 2vo. 562
A. 15. Ricliaraisnr
7 ' A IICTIOtppi i '
Corner of Front and Oak streeu, Ponlaad
i ' AUCTION SALES
Of ReM Estate Groceries, General lfer,v
t V dise and Horses, erclls-
very Wednesday and 'alurdav t
A. li. IuCHATtrtsnv- A..-.: 3 '
A large assortment of Grocerin. njr: .
A. B. Richardso.v, Auctioned
Will be served at the Lmin t.i..
until further notice. L. DILLER, 1W,
June 6th, 18G8, pl
All persons knowing themselres indebtd
to the undersigned will please call and euu
their accounts. BARLOW t FULLEK
Oregon City, July SO. 1 Si3. " '
rrrfTt If fin $.t lnin ctr-aar A L
--w ww, ..a jinvk, auu situ. ri k iillltrQ
of yoifr patronage, by ofl'efrng many articlw
less than- Portland retail prices.
Will exchange for butter, egg?, hams, flour
etc., etc. t-CE. STONE.
Is hereby given that the undersicrned lm
been duly appointed executrix of the estat.
of Tho'nias Leary decease-!, bv the Hon.
Judge of. the County Court of Clackamw
county. State of Oregon. All persons haT
iug claims against said estate are hereby no
tified to present them properly Verified to
the undersigned,- at the oflice of
Johnson McCown, in Oregbn City
Clackamas county Oregon.wlthin six montin
from the date of this notice.- All perso.n
owing said estate are requested to make im
mediate payment. REBEC A LEAKY
Executrix of estate ot Thomas Lean
Oregon city, Aug. 8. 1S68 42.4tJ deceased.
W F. HIGHFIELD,
Established since 1S49. at the old stand,
Kai Street, Oregon Citt.
An assortment of Watches. Jew
elry, and Sethr Thomas' weight
Clocks, all of which are warranted
to be as represented.
liepainngs done on short r.6tic
,and thankful for past favors.
NOTICE TO ALL
V IIO WANT
First Class Fine or Coarse
Hoots si ii I SSioes!
Made or Repaired. Especial care and at
tention paid to orders for fine work, such as
Ladies' and Misses Fine Gaiters, Gents' Fiat
French Calf Boots, etc. .
T"Drder$ solicited from abroad will h
executed with neatness and dispatch.
TERWlLLIGER A SMITH1,
4ttf Green St., Oswego. Ortcca
a. j. sro.vnos.-
W. A. K. M ELLEN;
MONROE & ItlELLEN,
Dealers in California, Vermont, and
Italian Marbles, Obelisks, Monu
' men ts, Head and Foot stones,
Mantles and FurnTturi J7arbri' furnlshrd
to order. S2.
Flax Seed Wanted!
R. E. CHATFIELDy
First st., Portland, opposite the
Western Hotel. Will pay
Highest Cash Prices for I lax Seed:
STEAM NAVISATION CO.'S
T"0ATS OF TIIE COMPACT WLl tvl-
JLj J'ortland as follows":
FOR DALLES CITY: DAILY.
(Sundays excepted,) at 5 o'clock a. rtt.
FOR UMATILLA AND WALLULA:
Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday's,
At 5 o'clock X. m.
tT" Returning, leave Wallula fVr MontTSf
Wednesday A Friday, touching at Umatilla-
FOR ASTORIA :
Monday and Friday, at 6 o'clock a. m.
FOR MONTICELLO :
Daily, (Sundays excepted,) Monddy,
Wednesday, and Friday, at 6 a rn.
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday,
at 7 o'clock a. m. .
. Boats for the' fr.aTJS"port'ation of stotfe
in- readiness when business offers.
J. C. AINSWORTH,
PresidefSt O. S. N.- Company,
, Portland,- Oregon
OREGON LEATHER T
The Best on the Coast
rrTs?p"' T,,os Armstrong
t'ICSjiAsifel : Manufacturer of
ALL KINDS OF LEATHER
TIIE UNDERSIGNED WISHES TO t$J
That be is prepared to furnish as good nd
durable an article of Leather as can be mad?
on the Facific Coast, at the followjnsr raw:
Harness Leather, per lb. .... .25 to W cents.
Extra heavy, for Concord S3
Skirting, per pound. .' -2S to 32
Belting in the srdev. 3
" Cut, p-er square foot, $1 00
Side, nppft? " " " l(r20eer3.
Grain Leather " " ' IS to 22
Ligbt Bwfl, or Grain for Wo-
men's woris ......... IS to 20
CaffSkins, per dot:. .-. . .. . . .$3000 to
Kip - " 4000 to 0 0ff
Bridle. pr !.i(Ve 3 50 to
'Jollar, per side , . . 1 00 to -
Lace Leather, per side 2 00 tj
- lT I do not think that Harness Le"'
sborrkl necessarily be made in flarta Cnt
ordor to sfcind th3 test of our climate ;
Nor do I think that Belting, m "J"
to bear the strati, of Oregon Machinery, mu
be made in the Atlantic States. .,
ALL I-ASK IS A f
, And I will prove, to the U
concernd,: that Oregon Leather tw
n4 borders will meet with prompt
tention. Addre a BMSTRON
AT PRIVATE SAT v
English refined Bar and Bundle Iron '
English Square and Octagon Cast steel ,
Horse shoes, Files, Rasps, saws '
Screws, Frj-pans, sheet iron. Ii'n Tr
Meets every Saturday evening, at the r
S.E. corner of Main and Fifth streets Jt-Tl
o clock. Visiting members are invito .
attend. By order of W c V
Friends, many thanks for past favor re
ive.d, I have newly opened a family groceri