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OREGON CITY, OREGON-SATIJjB AY; SlBFTE3fB5Ell"lSf; tS6g;
Eljc Ulccliln (Enterprise.
rtBUSlIED EVEUT SATURDAT MOKXING
"By D. C. IRELAND,
OFFICE outh east corner of Fifth and
Mix Vtreets, in the building lately known
s the Court House, Oregon City, Oregon.
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(12 lines or less) first insertion ;-9
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Business Curds one square per annum
-vjKI nnartprlv 12 00
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I j,ei?l advertising at the established rates.
4 Jook and Job Printing !
lis supplied with every requisite for doing
t.tl,. nf nv.i'l- nnd is mnstant.-
!y accumulating new and beautiful style?,
of material, and is prepared far every
KOOK AXI) JOH
Tho Tublic are invited to call and
etamino both our specimens and facilities
for cloing work.
B E N T 0 II K ILLIII,
i r,r. !ii Ohai -man' a Brick L'lock, u;-
("'.!: tf J
Dr. F. Ear clay, M. R. C L.4
((Formsrlj- Surgeon to th- IIon. il. 3. Co.)
OFFICE: At i:e'dfrt,
. OrcgoTi City.
V7. F. HIGHFISLD,
Established since 149, at the old stand,
Main- Stbiiet, Oukuon Litv.
Au asortmnt of Watches. S e--Ph-v
and Seth Tlioiuas' weight
flocks, all of which ate warranted
to be a's represented.
Repairing done on short notice,
ind thankful for past favors.
r. o. m cows.
Will attend to all business entrusted
t .our care in uov Of the Courts of the State,
r.illect money, uegotiato loatis, sell real es-
t te, etc.
vV-Particular attention g'.vcn to contested
' l v 1
ind cases. -
E. A. PAI'.KElt.
BELL P ARKBK.
AST) DKALF.nS IX
Chemicttli, Patent Medicines, Paints,
Perfumery, Oils, Varnishes,
i-revv article kent in a Drug Store.
M'.vts SrrrKET, Oiif.oon CtTV.
1Vt.it Side Mai rt ftrrtt, Ivticttn Second and
Fair:., Or.-'J0l (.-'Uy.
GEOIIGE A. IIAAS - - - - Proprietor.
The proprietor begs leave to inform his
friends and the public generally that the
hbove named popular saloon is open for their
accommodation, with a new and well assort
ed siioidv of tli ilnest brands cf wines,
liquors and clears.
JOHN m. BACON,
Justice of the Peace City Recorder.
Office In the Court House nnd City
Council llooni, Oregon City.
Will attend to the flc'rfnowlcdgmcnt of
and all other duties appertaining to
the utiles of Justice of the Peace.
Retail dealer in School Rooks, Sta
tionery; also, Patent Medicines,
At the Post-o!iice, in Masonic Duildihg,
Oregon City, Oregon.
CONTRACTOR and BUILDER,
Mdin sired, Orcjoii City.
Will attend to r.H work in hi5 line; cor
ixtinj in part of Carpenter and Joiner work
framing, building, etc Jobbing promptly
tended to. C--
JOHN H. SCHRAH,
Manufacturer and Dealer in
-fX SADDLES, HARNESS,
Main street, between Third and Fottrtb,
'"I'HIE attention of parties desiring anything
X in my line, is directed to my stock, be
fore tnakiiiir purchases elsewhere.
(ly Jt)HN Jl. SCHRAM.
CVr-rv jfTv. City Drayman,
Cis OREG OX CITY.
All orders for the delivery of merchandise,
r paoWe and freight ot whatever descrip
tion, to y p.rt of the city, w ill be executed
j't-owptlf atvd ttiiheare. IP.tim
JSuccestor to SXITU d- MARSHALL,
niarh. Smith and Wagon Maker,
Ceruer of Jiaiu and Third streets,
Oregon City.... Oregon.
Black-smithing in all its branches. Wagon
making and repairing. All work warranted
to give satisfaction. O''
KF.EP CONSTANTLY OX HAND FOR SALE :
BRA X A XD CHICKEN FEED !
... .1 r. , l . r . T-,! 1 1
RANCH FOR SALE.
ITU AT ED BETWEEN THE CLACK-
areas and the
OREGON CITY TOWN PLAT !
In the vicinity of the place of T. J. Hunsaker
Will be sold cheap for essh.
i vr'y - lev v i flt 1; u k,
Ij a d d & Tilt on.
Will c;ire prompt attention to collections,
and other business appertaining to Banking.
Sight and Telegraphic Exchange
On San Francisco and the Atlantic States for
sale. Government Securities bought and
froid- . xi. tf
L. C. F ull e t,
Pays the Highest Price for Gold Dust
Leal Tenders and Government securities
bought and sold. jS'o. 10$ Front st.,
xi.tf Portland, Uregon.
J. T. MILLER. J. VT. SHATTUCK.
J. F. MILLER t Co.,
MAKVFACXCUeTlS OP AXI PSALEB3 IN
At the Oregon City Boot and Shoe
Stor, 3fain .street.
THE BEST SELECTION
Of Ladies', Gents'. Roys', find children's
Boot;i and shoes on hand or made io order.
J. a. MITCHELL. J. X. IXJLPII. A. SMITH
Mitchell, Eolph & Smith,
Attorneys '"and Counsellors at Lau'
Solicitors in Chancery, and Proc
tors in Admiral tit
Office o-er the old Fcst'Oiuce, Front
street, Portland. Oregon.
A. C. GIBBS. C. V. !AI!!USiT
2'o'-vz Fullic and Cwu. tDeeus.
Attorneys and Counselors at-Law,
OFFICE On Alder street, in Carter's
Xen- Brick Block. n-'S
Permanently Located at Oregon City, Oregon:
Rooms vritli Dr. Saffarans, on Main street.
MACK Si HATCH,
The patronage of tnose desiring First Class
Operations, is respectfully solicited.
Satisfaction in all cases guaranteed.
, N. B. y'drvus Oxyde administered for the
Painless Extraction of Teeth. Also i the
Jdii'joUhe Svrati used for those who prefer it
OrrtcK Corner of Washington and Fron
streets, I'drtlaud. Entrance on Washington
strwt. -. tf
S. G. SKID17I0RE,
Druggist and Apothccar y,
(123 First st., hear Western Hotel)
i)c?vier in drugs, chemicals, patent medi
cines, etc. A tine" assortment of English and
French Toilet Articles.
Perr'-mcry, brushes, etc. Particular, fit-
tertion given to the preparation of prescrip
tsAAc FAR. JOUS FAJta.
FASR & SEOTHEH,
Butchers and Meat Venders.
Thankful for the favors of the community
in the past, wish to say that they will con
tinue to deliver to their patrons, from the
wagon, as usual,
On Tuesday and Saturday of each tceet;
all the best qualities of Beet, Mutton, and
Pork, or any other class of meats in the
ARISES & DALLAM,
IMPOKTEUS AN'D JOBBKKS OF
WOOD AND WILLOVif WARE
Brushes, I'w'mcs, Cordage, etc.,
and MAxri'ACTrnrns of
Brooms, Pails, Tubs, Washboards, &C
215 & 317 Sacramento st., San Francisco.
113 Maiden Lane, Y. City.
Vim. H. W ATKINS, M. D.,
Office 9o Front st , Portland Oregon.
Residence cor. Main andllh sts.
Robinson & Lake
T7ILL COXTIN'UK THE STOVE AND
V V Tm-Ware trade as usual, at the estib
lished EMIGRANT STORE.
Corner fj Front and Salmon ls.,
Fort land, Orcjon:
KOSH LAN I) BROS.
Portland Auction a
i u r c
L7. First s!., nzt door to Post-office,
Importers and Jobbers of Staple and
Fancy Dry Goods, Grain hags,
Burbps, Furnishing Goods.
fp" We icill vay the highest cash
price for Wool, Furs and Hides.
Front st., near the Ferry Landing,
Re fitted and Be-opened hy J. A. Mac
Donald. The best of Wines, Li
quors, Cigars, etc., constantly
Boots v'ith Wire Quilted Bottoms
These Boots are made mi the American
standard last. They never tail to fit. and feel
comfortable, ami require no " breaking hi."
The Wire Quitted Soles
have been proven by practical experience to
last twice as long as theordinary soles. A
splendid assortment just received at
R. D. WHITE & Co.'s,
Boot and Shoe store,
a iO 131. First st. Portland.
iSuectAxor to O radon or Co.,
Wagons & Carriages,
Sol and 203 Front st., Portland, Oregon.
CO" Wagons of even descrijytion
made to order. General Jobbing done
tcith neatness and dispatch.
Oak and Ash lumber, and all kinds
of rcagon ma terials for sale.
Orders from the country promptly
Having purchased the above brewery,
wishes to inform the public that be is now
prepared to manutaeture a No. 1 quality of
As cwxl as can be obtained anywhere in the
v;t.,, Orders soHntid fnd promptly filled.
LIFE'S " GOOD MORMXG.
The following beautiful lines, written
after the blossom of youth's spring-time
hail assumed autumnal hues, and life's
Indian summer had been in-vrreathed
with the frosts cf age. comprise the con
cluding stanza of Life " by Mrs Bar
bauld. LiTe ! we've been long together.
Thro' pleasant and thro' cloudy weather ;
Tis hard to part when friends are dear ;
Perhaps 'twill cost a siiih. a tear $
Then steal away, give little warning,
Choose thine own time,
Say not Good Night, but in some brighter
Bid me Good Morning.-
THE " WICKEDEST JtAN IX NEW yOP.S."
So mqch haa been written nnd
said 1 recently about tiie so. called
" wickedest Man in New York," that
doubtless by this time the fame of his
deed?, or of his misdeeds, has spread
to all parts of the country, and has
probably crossed the Atlantic, to give
the sinners of the Old World an idea
of the moral atmosphere of the me
tropolis of the Western Continent.
John Allen, the name of the individ
ual thus suddenly thrust into noto
riety, kept a low dance-house at No.
304 Water street, which for a lonjr
time was devoted to the bacchanalian
exercises of the most depraved char
acter of both sexes. An article in
Packard's Monthly brought this place
and its singular proprietor conspicu
ously before the public, and in the
iiugust number of the same periodi
cal the Subject is continued in such an
interesting vein; nnd gives such a curi
ous picture of human nature, that we
reproduce thfe article
Since the appearance of the sketch
in the July nuinber of the magazine,
Mr. Allen has been run down with
visitors, especially clergymen, who,
he says, invariably asks for the
Wickedest Man in New York, to
which inquiry he promptly responds-,
as boing the identical individual ' n
His reception of his clerical visitors
is sometimes exquisitely character
" I'm glad to ?cs you, gefitlemefi' I
he. says. " Walk in. Sic down. !
Make yourself at home. Have a I
copy of the Little Wand rers FriendP.
We have to do a good deal of mis
sionary work down here, nntl I find
the Little Wanderer's Friend a good
thing in that line. Take it home
with you utid read it. Lots of good
stuff in it. Good music, too. 1 like
to have clergymen come here. I
want to do all the good I can ; nnd
I don't know any class of men -who'd
be more benefitted by association
with me than clergymen. So xome
often, gentlemen, and stay late."
Allen also frequently playS off his
Observer and Independent on his cler
ical visitors ; gets them into theolog
ical discussions, and twists and ha
rasses them in all manner of good
natured ways always taking care to
keep himself master of the situation
under all circumstances.
One curious development of Al
len's character wan manifested in his
anxiety to know how the religions
papers Would treat his case, as 3et
forth in our s-ketch. Ilia tenacity of
connection with the religions press is,
in truth, a most singular and signifi
cant fact - far more significant than
he himself has any idea of.
" What possible interest dan you
take in religious papers V we once
asked him. " Why do you read the
Observer arid the Independent 1"
" Oh," he replied, " I'm liberal in
my view, and impartial in my tastes.
And as to reading, why, I read any
thing from Tom Paine to the Bible.
Besides, I must have mt theology
and my whisky ' straight. I don't
want either of 'em watered or adul
terated. The Observer and Indepen
dent are out-and-outers one on one
side and t'other on t'other. They
strike out from the shoulder, ar.d get
in a lick under he ear etery lime.
When the Observer gets holt' of one
of your loose, milk-and-water Chris
tians, or some fellotf with an un
sound, new fangled theology.it shakes
him just as one of Kit Burn's pups
shakes a rat and then the tnd?pen
denl gets mad, and pitches in, and
shakes the'O&sert'er just as Hit shakes
the pup when he gets mtuh That's
my style. I like a lively Gospel and
a muscnlar religion. I go in for the
church militant, nnd pride myself on
being a high private in the same array
in which the Observer and Indtrpen
dent are field marshals; I'm content
to carry the knapsack and let theel
wear the plumes
We will mention the noticeable
fact of his fondness, which is remark
able, for oldfashioned hymns and
tunes, especially such as he learned
at Sabbath School. He never tires
singing them ; and sometimes he
will sing the same hymn and the
same tune over and over aofain. He
also teaches his pet boy, Chester, to
When he once took ns round to
the school which his boy attend?, be
requested the teacher to let Chester
sing for nS. She consented; and told
Mr. Allen to select the pieces he
would lite to have the child sing. He
at once selected a Sabbath-School
song, beginning :
" Shall ivc meet in Heaven above.?"
Little Chester was perched upon a
chair to sing the solo, the rest of the
scholars coming in on t the chorus.
As just stated,
Shall we meet ia Fleaven above ?''
was the burden of the first stanza.
That of the second was :
" Shall we wear a snowy robe V
Of the third :
" Shall we strike the golden harp ?'
Of the fourth :
" Shall we wear a glorious crown ?"
Each of these lines was repeated
three times over, to a pleasant and
varying melody, which brought out
the sentiment forcibly. The perform
ance impressed us deeply. The eager
ness with which this sin steeped man
regarded his boy, as the little crea
ture sang verse after verse of that
song, touched us to the heart. His
next selectiou surprised us still more.
It was :
"Stand up for Jesus'
Aftr it had been sung, he re
marked, just as were taking our leave:
li That's a good song, children.
You just do as that song says, and
you'll come out all right."
And the mau meant what he said,
and felt it, too.
An additional and pointed illustra
tion of Allen's fondness for sacred
music was recently given to us by
Sergeant George E. Towns, of the
Fourth Precinct Metropolitan Po
lice. In the winter of 1S64, when
the sergeant, then a patrolman, was
walking his beat with his comrade,
Frederick Gilbert, they stopped,
about three o'clock in the morning,
to kick their heels on Allen's stoop.
It was bitter cold, and to keep their
hearts warm, they begun to hum
some heart stirring old hymns. Af
tcr a while they struck into old Cor
h Ail hail the power df .Testis' name;
Let sin gels prostrate fall.
Bring forth theroynl diadem.
And crown him Lord of all."
As they' concluded the hymn, a
noise whs heard inside of Allen's
bar room, and Mr. Towns exclaimed:
" Hush, Gilbert ! there's some oue
" It is only t)if,Tovn," responded
Allen, opening the doof and steppinj;
to the threshold in hH night rig, bit
ter cold as it va--; 1 heard you hum
nling old Coronation, and had to gel
up and come down. I could not stand
it, with that old tune buzzintr in my
ears. Old Coronation will always
fetch me at any season of the year,
and at any time of the day or night."
Allen is solicitious that little Ches
ter should not have hi mind poisoned
by anything verging on infidelity.
On one occasion, when visitors were
present, an infidel came into the
dancing saloon about 11 o'clock at
night, and began to ventilate his be
lief, or rather his unbelief. lie was
Surprised at being at once taken up
by Allen and demolished. The un
believer was no match for the Wicks
edest Man, in theology, philosophy,
or common sefisc. He soon retired,
rather crestfallen, and after the door
had closed on hirn, Allen; turned to
some of those present, and exclaimed
in tones of grief and bitterness:
My God i gentlemen, to think
of a man's coming into my house and
uttering such sentiments as those !
Why, I wouldn't have had my family
hear that man for anything! Aud
Chester especially "
Here, seeing the looks of astonish
ment oh some of bis visitors' faces.
he eSclaimed :
" 1 know what you are thinking of.
You think that Chester hears worse
than that. But he don't. He hears
me swear, and he hears the girls,
when they get mad or drunk j and
they Can talk bad enough when they
get agoing, God knows ; but I don't
care for that. That isn't anything.
That don't kill. But to have Chester
2et the notion that the Bible isn't
true, or to have him hear any man
deny the'existence of God, or attempt
to make God anything else but God
why, d n it to h II, Gentle
men, I wouldn't have such notions as
those put into Chester's head fof all
Among the most recent " disting
uished " visitors to Mr. Allen's abode
were several large deputntioins from
the Democratic National Conten
tion, when that institution was lately
flourishing in Foorteenrh street. One
company of country delegates, num
bering thirty, went down to No. 30-1
Water street, under the escort of
Captain Thorne, of the Fourth Pre
cinct: and we are informed that on
one evening as many as sixty dele
gates were present at on time, fill
ing both bar room and c'nncir;
saloon and protruding ur5oti the stoop
and sidewalk. They had all "read
our account of the Wickedest Man,
and were anxious to see him. He
was courteous and cordial, as he al
ways is to Tisitors. One of. the dele
gates remarked :
" I suppose this is about the worst
section of the city, Mr. Allen, from
all accounts ?"
1' WJell, yes, it has had that repu
tation; but just noin it is completely
eclipsed by Fourteenth street "
The retort was received with ap
plause, nnd and the delegates hafled
' The Wickedest " as- a man and a
brother. . , ,
Mf.Dyer concludes his article as
.At 4 o'clock, p. on Friday the
10th day of July, after the foregoing
had been put in type, we had an in
terview with John Allen in the pri
vate room of Mr. Acton, and in Mr.
Acton's presence, at Police Head
quarters, No. 300 Mulberry street.
Mr. Allen protested against being
called the Wickedest Man in Nev
York. Said he:
" I am not the ttickedest man in
this city. There are lots of worse
men than I am men who never help
the poor, nor poor children, nor do'
anything for anybody, and $!r. Ac
ton here knows that 1 spend hundreds
of dollars in that way."
We then stated vthy we consider
ed him the Wickedest man in New
York, quoting the paragraph above,
in which we embe'dy our views on
that point. This seemed to be a new
view of the subject to him and on
our offering to state anything, as
coming from him, which he wished
io have said, he replied:
" Weil, just say that I have some
good points, and that I am not the
Wickedest Man in New York by a
long way. Mr Acton then tackled him
about his keeping such a den, and
sent the truth home to his heart that,
by staying there, he would blight the
life of his idolized boy.
"And now, Jtihn," continued Mr.
Acton, " I want you to promise us
that you will quit that place, and
give your children a fair chance."
Allen hesitated and remonstrated
tor a long time, but finally said :
' Weii, I premise to do it."
" When will you quit it
"The first of May net," he re
plied. 'Say September," said Mr. Acton.
" 1 can't do it impossible. You
could not get out of here in a week!
My othet- property is rented, and I
can't manage U before May."
" Yes you can, John,'' persisted
.Mr. Action : " sav September."
" Weil, if I can sell out my busi-
! ness, I will," he said at last
No, John, be a man, and do the
clean thing. Quit the business, turn
your house into a home for poor girls,
and regenerate that whole region
You can do it, if you'll Only try."
Allen was powerfully affected, and
at last said :
" Well, gentlemen, give you tixy
word that Pll quit the business by the
first of next May. sure, and as much
sooner as I can " and he rushed
from the room.
A Delightful (Joustry". Florida
may be the " land of promise," bat
Texas is the land of " varmints." In
clearing the ground to pitch my tent,
I killed a water moccasin ; aboct
three o'clock in the morning I was
wakened up by the barking of a dog;
he had iust run a rattlesnake out of
my neighbor's tent, when the rattlirisc
arid the barking aroused me nine
rattles captured. I again lay down,
and when day broke, a ytllow lizard
was Cocking his eye cunningly at me
from the ridge pole of my tent. I
sprung up, seised rriy boot to dispatch
him; when lo I out of the boot drop
ped a tarantula ! Exhausted from
fright and fatigue, I sank back iuto a
chair; but ho sooner done, than I
was compelled rapidly to abandon
the position, having been stung hi Ihe
rear by a scorpion ! Besides the
above mishaps, we lost a valuable
dog by a shark; The dog had jumped
overboard from a boat to follow his
master to the shore, when the vora
cious monster caught him.
. . e.. - . .
Gone. Adah Isaacs Menken who
has earned more notoriety than fame,
recently died in Paris. Her example
to younger aspirants for dramatic hon
ors, was far more worthy of avoid
ance than imitation. . She , visited
California in 1SG3, arid made herself
thesabject of more than one sensa
tion. She left little to remember
her by save her disregard of estab
lished decencies and her thirst for re
nown that contained no honors.
Calvanism. 1. A man gets re.
ligion when he doesn't want it. 2.
When he gets it, he does not know
it. 3. If he knows it, he has not
got it. 4 If he has it, he cannot
lose it. 5. If he loses it, ho never
OKEGOS AXI THE EAST;
We had a somewhat lengthy con
versation with Dr. Loryea, safs the
Oregonlan; concerning his trip to the
Eastern States, iff which he detailed
some of his observatiotia upon East
ern people ; their knowledge, Or
rather ignorance, of Oregon ; the rea
sons why our State is not better
known j what has been done, what is
doing,-end what may. be done to make
ourself es known, to promote oar gen
eral Interests etc.; etc.- ft would re
quire too much space to say here? all
the Doctor talks ; but of the interest
ing ; facts Jhe presents we cahoot fore
go stating at least & few. -:
DIRECT TRADE WITH OREGON.
On the matter cf direct trade be
tween New York and Oregon, he
says that Messrs. Brock way & Baker,
who own the ine just put in opera
tion through the representations of
Mr. Mercer, have a considerable
number of vessels of just about the
right tonftnge and class for our trade,
and that they are mote than willing
to employ them in this direction if
the Oregon merchants will patronize
them. Thus far, in loading the SuL
lie Brown and the Osinyn, the orders
of Oregon merchants have not been
sufficient to make full cargoes,- and
the owners have been obliged to sup
ply deficiencies with goods of their
own. They do not desire to continue
this sort of competition with Oregon
importer.1?, preferring Simply to sail
their vessels. To avoid it, they are
willing to go into a joint Stock com
pany with Oregonians, i:i the ship
ping business taking half the stock
themselves, the Oregon stockholders
to own the balance (or mote than
half if they want it) and to control
the line. The vessels which they
would furnish are all new and staunch,
and range in tonnage from 500 to
1,000 tons. Should our merchants
decline this proposal, they will still
skil as many vessels as we will load.
But this is not what Oregon needs.
She should own the line or a control
ling part of it, and then we should be
at no risk of seeing the line Withdrawn
at somebody else's wiH.
flOT?- THE CALIFOtlMANS LlfrE if.
The Doctor says that California
wholesale shippers are extremely
hostile to the project of a direct line
to Oregon ; that they have agents in
New York who have thus far left no
stone unturned to defeat shipments
by the Sallie Brown ahd Osmyn j
that the moment they get wind of a
shipper's intention to put freight in,
they go alter hirxf; and try in every
way td discourage him, and offer all
sorts Of inducements to ship via San
Francisco ; in Some instances going
so far as to offer to deliver freight at
Portland by steamer, at the cost by
Sailing Vessels to San Francisco
This all shows that the California ini
porters fully understand the value of
the Oregon trade. If they Can do
sO much 10 defeat the project of di
rect trade to Oregon, Oregonians can
Certainly make something by carry i
ing the project into execution. Whilfe
the Osmyn was loading; .in attempt
was made to bum her, by floating a
raft of combustibles against her side.
No discovery as tb whorri the per
petrator of the attempt was has been
made, but the general supposition is
that it was done at the instigation
of the California shippers.
OREboN FLOUR AT TllE EAST.
Vv7hen Oregon flour gets East in
good condition, it sells anywhere
along with the best fancy brands ; and
generally, for a better price than Cal
ifcrnia. Much of it, however; gets
damaged by bad handling and a care
less way the Ships' peopla have Of
packing it wifh improper freight: It
is often packed in the chip's hold with
hides; from which it get a taint.
California agents took advantage of
this to decry the flour. Dr. Loryea
took with him some Samples Jrom
several of Our mills; and everywhere
he Showed it in New York, Phila;
delphia, Boston, Chicago,- etc., it
was pronounced by millers the best
they ever saw,- and they could scarce
ly be persuaded but that it was made
by some sort of machinery; different
from and better than theirs. When,
however; oar wheat tras shown them,
they began to understand the matter
and to manifest a decided interest iu
A FAVORABLE -TIME TO ATTRACT AT
TENTION. Capitalists have for several years
been looking for the shortest and best
route for the Asiatic trade. The
probabie early completion of the Pa
cine Railroad, the recent treaty with
China, and the visit of the Chinese
Embassy, have quickeoed the atten
tion of the commercial world, and
moneyed, men f.re beginning to stir
in good earnest for investment on the
Pacific shores, foreseeing that the
trade with Asia, Japan, and the East
Indies mnst come this way. H by
any Cleans information can be con
veyed to them of car sittration, with
regard to the direct line of cofnmnni
cation; oaf resources,- our northern
harbors, and our numerous openings
for profitable investment, thousands
and " fnillions "of 'dollars can be
....... i i . .
stcuicu iieru aiuiost ai once, uur
production's, ores, ett., exhibited in
'the Eastern cities ' this Bufaroer, to
gether with the representaltotis of
Dr. Loryea, Gen", ''Barn dm. Captain
Keelef, 5lr. Jacobs, nnd other Ore-:
gdrtTans have dorie mc1 4 Scterest
capitalists, as Is ehown by: the nuriJ-1
ber of visitors now here or soon to
arrive. The Oswego iron excited
much atfention in Pennsylvania, and
after analysis and test, it was pro
nounced of superior qdality. Two
of the gentlemen who carne with Dr.
Loryea, are here on iron business.
Mr. II. McKay, the managing agent
of Stewart & Co.; of New York,
comes instructed by R. & J. Alakin,
the New York agents of (iuest &
Co;,of London, iron and railroad men,
to make special Observations as to
our iroii products, and the feasibility
of establishing direct and mutual
shipments between Liverpool and
Oregon, Gov. Geary, of Pennsyl
vania gives two of our visitors the
following letter of introduction :
Executive CftAMBER, llarrisburg. Fa., )
Attghst 7th, 1803. f
P. C. Brinck, Esq., of Camden, N.
J., end B. G. Welch, Esq., of Dan
ville, Pa., being about to make an
extensive tour of observation through
the far distant sections of the country,
it is with more than ordinary pleas
ure' that I commend them to the fa
vorable consideration of my friends
and acquaintances and all others,
wherever they may travel. These
gentlemen are largely interested in
railroading and in the manufacture of
iron, and as their principal object in
their present journey is to aid in the
development of our national resources,
I earnestly request that every possi
ble facility be afforded them in. their
JOUS TV. GEARY.
KAILROlDS AND RELATIVE MATTERS.
The capitalists of New Y"ork and
New England are considering the gen
eral question of railroads, iu connec
tion with the trade Of Asia, and they
favor a northern terminus say Puget
Sound via Oregon. Oliver P. Ames,
President of the Union Pacific road,
is a Boston Irian, and in common
with Northern capitalists, has a lean
ing this way, assures us that if the
Legislature and people of Oregon
will give a guarantee of their good
will tb a branch road, it will be bnilt.
He directed the tobr of observation
and survey tipon which Gen. Dodge
is now engaged. Maps of this pre
liminary survey will be furnished the
Orepron Legislature. The lands of
the Union Pacific Railroad Co. have
been thrown into a joint Stock incor
porated Company, called the United
States Laud and Emigrant Aid As
sociation. This company will open
a central office i!i New York with
branches and agents in all parts of
the United State9 and Europe; Mr.
Loomis, the President, offers to give
Oregon a department in the central
office for a representative and for ex
hibition of products, and to aid in all
possible ways to make ottr resodtCes
FRIENC3 OF OREGON.
The Doctor assures us that Oregon
has fast and firm friends in the per
sons of Gen. E. M. Barnum, Capt.
Keeler and II. Jacobs, formerly of
Portland; who; in all possible ways,
put in a good word for us whenever
an opportunity offers. One or the
other attends nearly every great cou;
vention connected with the commen
cial interests of the coUntry and rep
resent Oregon. Whenever they can
they show Oregotl products, and make
speeches explaining Oregon matters,
answer letters of inquiry; arid in va
rious ways have helped to bring our
State into notice. The Doctor says
there is on astonishirig degree of ig
norance respecting this region, but
the force of recent events is rapidly
wedging US into public consideration,
and the time is not far distant when
we shall witness an immigration and
an influx of Capital of whose mag
nitude the most visionary fiever
Human ??atcre. At Santa Fe
wa3 an aged shepherd, Candelaria,
who in the ptlmy days of mining,
stumbled upon a lump of gold wofth
$?30. "Straightway;" he told toe,
recounting his luck; straightway all
men bowed to me, the women courte
sied, the cotnerciantes took oft their
hats wheft they met me. My name
grew like a gourd. From Candelaria
it became Don Juan, Don Juan Can
delaria, Cabaliero! This lasted three
weeks. My gold lasted twenty days.
On the twenty second day my name
was flattened out to Old Candelaria.
and now I herd thcen. Adirs com.
i padre' ...
The followiirg very pointed article
we find in the Elevatbr published ill
San Francisco, and, edited by t. Aj
Bell, a colored man i . l
Copperhead papers afiff DemOeratiS
orators, synonyms for rebels, are still
bringing tip the obsolete idea that
the political enfranchisement of thp"
blacks will prod nee social equality.
This untenable theory has been ex
posed long since, but it appears to' b
a favorite with the above classes, and
as the carhpaign advances, they will
endeavor to make capital effrt of it j
hence we will once more show "on
what a;" baseless fabr're" their visioti
rests to o which we must use plaift
language, which cannot . be; misunder
stood. " " . -, . " .o .
The highest Condition "of social
equality, is sexual intercourse, and
the state of society which the Demo
cratic; party advocates, sustains ffhd
encourages indiscriminate intercourse!
between the races. The chief corner"
stone of the institution of slavery has
been adultery, until a virtuous female'
slave was almost Considered an ex
ception, and their offspring were fast
becoming a face of bastards. The
admirers of the old regime in tho
Southern States hate no objection to
adulterous intercourse, where the re
gress is made the victim, but they
are greatly excited at the idea of
legitimate connections. They ere
willing that licentious white men
should seduce our females, but they
arc struck with holy horror at the
mere possibility of niggers marrying;
their daughters. The chastity of our
wives, sisters and daughters might
be outraged with impunity, but thef
pure Democratic blood mnst not be
sullied with a more holy alliance than
crime Debauchery, aud even incest,
sanctified the connection. '
Social and political equality are
separate and distinct from each other
neither are they dependant. Polit-o
ical equality exists in Massacfjusetts.
There negroes vote and hold office;
but marriage between the races is
rare, and conCub'mal intercourse al
most unknown. In Louisiana, when
slavery existed, social equality was
carried out without let or hindrance"
from law or public opinion. In the
French and Spanish precincts, and in
the second municipality of -New Or
leans, the whites and free blacks
mingled on terms of perfect social
equality, in business, pleasure, Wor
ship and f imily relations,but a moiety"
of negro blood wa3 a barrier against
ITe have never made any clainrtcr
social equality. We do not desire
it ; we are content with our own
social status, and we ask no moe.
Political affinities will no more inter
fere with the more intimate relations
between blacks and whites thafi they
now do between the different classes
of whites. The wealthy dernocrat
does not fear that the poor labortf
who jostles him at the polls will neces
sarily seek a family alliance with him;
nor does the laborer desire any other"
association than political.
lloraflo Seymour who is the
present Democratic nominee fdr'
President, advocated the adoption of
the Constitution of the Southern Con
federacy in iSfjl; and the dissolution
of the United States Government.
Ile said that the rebel Constitution
was " better than ours!" Every ex
rebel ought to vote for him. ' .
Grant,as a ptlvate citi2en,stands
as high with those who know him a
any mart in the United StatcS; while
as a soldier, patriot and statesfnan,
he is as the noon-day sun, compared
with ant who haTB been mentioned
as his opponents. s He stands so high
with the people that be is beyond the
reach of the weapons used by the en
emy,- and their attacks will have no
more effect than the barking of a cur
at the moon.
There is no disguising the fictj
that it is too soon to remove guard
from over the assassin Democrats ill
the South. The murders in Louisi
ana, atld the fact that the ii'ew Or
leans Republican publishes two col
umns of extracts from letters to tb
Governor, go to show that the delara
tions of Governor WarHiouth Concern
ing these murders were wholly truej
Show us a " carpet bagger" and
we will show jou a supporter of Grant
Show ns a loyal Southerner who is
true to his State and his Country; and
we will show you a man who wilt J
not support Grant and Colfax. if.
Show us a soldier who fought for
the flag, or a civilian who encouraged
the soldier vith his vote and bis
purse, and we will show you a snp-i
porter of Grant and Colfax.
Show us an original rebel who did
all he could to precipitate the trarj
and we'll show you a man who will
not support Grant and ColfaXj .
Show Us a Confederate who started
the Federal prisoners at Libby, An
dersonville, and Salisbury; and we'll
show you a man whd will not sup
port Grant and Colfax.
Snow ns a Northerner who kept
up d constant fire in the rear of tho
boys in blue or who voted in conten
tions that the war was a failure, and
we will show you a man who will G
t cot s-jpr-rrf Grant and Co!fsx -