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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER IS, W.l
S,P.CaUs-cr, Aunrlnlo IMllor
J WIIIH.-LU. l.i-'i JA-ll.- --JSB.
, .Parly Ortnnlsuxtlou.
,8omof ilia paper In llio Torntorx
hataan latterly cdvvcatlng tho imniedi
ttifilitk)rl of the psrties. anJ "'
therefor propose lirielly to g.ve some f
the reasons, why wo bio heretofore,
andeheltfor tho prcuut continue to op-
posa Ihh-measure. Il has nlstavs be. n
,' " whether it was expe.li
ilutJ'... p.!. I. ...,:....!
." 7 oniwij w uuii iwinwi
t. no matter how dense lis pop.
or .favorablo tta location. Hut
Ijr Oregon,' with' tls'itmltod num.
Unkind In its Isolated situation, Is In a
Otnditla to bo less benefitted, and nnro
iajurd"by this measure, thin nny oil r
Territory within our knowledge, rv
known am! rjertain asperity cf political
contests, with its rntir abandonment 'f
every other interest to the aJtnre. ment
orparty, shoulu warn all who arc Mnoere
lytnxiousfor the welfare of our Territ '
Ijr,rigainst rushinR haitil) into the njvo
eacy cf this measure. Instead of cxnm.
iatng candidly and impartial!) the quali
fteatrbns of each person orerin his sent-
ee to the public, as can no be done;-
upon party organization, Umaclt anu ony
eonridoration, a!mot crr has and per.
baps ever Hill Iw, arui.i&i.jiy, the tclee-
lion ef such men as ul lv the ino,t ,
ilartaitb the parlj, without referei.ee to
his qualifications or linear ty. nl 'i.
fact of our great di.tano from -lie rat
of gorernmsnt, and the dn.'-....'.' . in llir
way of ready communication with it,
ahould especially induce all to advoca'.i.
the measures lot e:Ca;ated 13 KxJ ti
the selection of such men for omcc as
arj.be rolled upon for their attainments,
kontsty, and a disposition to sen 0 thtr
estrr instead of adrancing their on
Wrty in Influence and power.
Oregon has evcrythi.ig yet to do Jo-
wards building herself up, roads to con
'tract, her educational intitutions to be
Joeked alter, and all tho machinery for the
VuUdingof a Slate to be constructed; and
otequcmly has no lira to wavto in the
heaUd discuuion of llio abitract quej-
Uons of the political faith of cither party; ,
sarin quairdling about party measures,'
and public peltcy uiion nlucli e can bate
no vote. As in every new country wr
need the assistance 'if cenipcteut mm rf
all parties, and every thing tending to dis.
.tfacl their councils should be ra rcially
voided. Tutlyor no par.) ontr-N at
our elections will not h-v- the sllgbte't
influence ujOn the epn.ian of uur citizens;
for those who camt litre P-micrats nil!
xemain such, those nlnetni h;gs will
remain unchanged. It will ultcriie mm s
taplnionsj upon tho a'wtract incstions that
divide the two parlies; but vv ill army on
half of our citizens in opfj-ltion to the
xortionsof the other hail", La they what
theytray. Thire can be no motive for
political organization hore, except t'i-ije-
Ire of selfish men to mike jrpnniutiou u
hobby upon which to rile Into power, an I
thereby exort an inllttcnci over o'hers. '
wluch is ladmpeiisab!) nct.sary 'o rever
upthc shaltowness of tin t c!a ins; an I
always requisite ta mike emp'y h't'!"l
pelllUisas appear potint. Wo hio li
WMCBWMklodo, in advancing the intir.
ipr-jur lerritory.to allow htr wi.
sV1o b lost sight of 111 the heat ol an
uexoJted polilioal contest, and all too for
tho gratilicalion ol ollicn accker. llie
courso of Iho other I vrritorn s licretoforo
'It In ravoror this view or the jubj.v-t, as
also the opinion of our Dolegato In Con-'
grew. who whllo x Kiting dlflercnt part) , ol
the Territory, previous to the luxt eleoxion
fepoatodly said in subitaucc, that the lime
hajd not con.19 when party dialinctinut
aboald bo encouragtd in Oregon.
(Krt5om unknown find enter. I at
night, a short tlmo since, the Iront )urd f
J. Q. Thornton, of ihU city, and g.rdlid
with a sharp instrument, ull tho tries in
it, among which were koino valuable
fruit trees. Ii was n dastardly not mid
deserves severe punishment. 1
1 DcATttov J. Fennimoiu. Coui'kr. T'iiis
diatipguished iuantipirid ul Ins rcsidtiicu'
inCoopersloivn.N, V-, on lha llth Auii.,
'ilt' sJuiTcrod from n lingering illness,
' Which for seme timo past, hm left no hope
ef his rruuvcry
j 7sarsof age.
.Mr. Cooper wus (i'i
Pat! Tim law oflico of J. J. Thorn
ton wta last night burnt to the grouri
Causonot fully atcurtuined, but
to be the Hoik of an iuct ndiarv
(VtT Wo would cull tho attention nfour I
readers la tlm Idler of rycnrrcspiibdolit
lio hk" Iiik name "Justice," hi to-dayV
4pir. Thi' views e intalncd m it address
tin nisclvcs In the serious consideration of
ill poil alums. Wo exrceding'v re.
uu'tllic i s 1 1 1 1 :i j v jiuir which menu li
haveci'Vd forth this communication, nt
iliitiigli He wcleeine the writer tu our col
jtmins. Wf also regret deeply thai the
Inoii'Ii of tin Attorney ihoulil lia o so
lar forgotten their true Jul)' to themselves
anil the country, as to ublioly raise their
.hand against the execution of llio process
reMillitii! from the deeisiou of llio court)
,d thin l' muscular power seek to pro.
'vxnt i,(. enforcement of th law of the
,la,. Willi regard to tliu porwu of I lie
00url,er that of the member of llio bar
inT1,t.,,t ,,i this controversy, mo hate
lvl . whatever ot t.ni time to say, or
,,,. but in tho man iciiancoof our pub
. . ,
i ,c autlioritii'!!, anu u.e uuo execution
tho taws wo aro deeply interested, and
shall at all limes, without foar ot hopo of
favor, endeavor to put down any anil ave
ry nianitV-tntioii from whatever sourco,
',, resi,!jy brute force the procesi ofour
osuf tt,UitiU. Violence of ibis kiiuT
,ir,i,,.,nt the very foundation ofour rights
alIl i,iw.rtn,, ami the carrying out oftucli
pMm ,plrs would mwh undermine tlie
..-eund work and ondatijer the existence
.'!' o ir Iroo institution. Wu shall neer
lie backward in ra top our vjico in faor
of thriinpeaclimeiit by tho proper tnbu
ralot am Jmlifr "Hill, of wilful wronj;
or imlfi as.ince inctrice, nnd ue shall bo
equally prninpl in itmnj; all wo can to up.
hoU the arms of justice, end sustain our
ffi 0uUiori:ies in punishing promptly,
i d .t!.. ut fear a'' who el. to tramplo
p,, i... courts, and de.troy llieirjmt in
,iurnc ,n i.n,.,.,, them into disrespect
aeJcnu'ripi. Hut resistanco to the dc.
crrr, ,f courts tnorxri violatim of law,
and without authority, wo shall over do
nouctf. V0 tonsi ler it unnrcciixry to
. .,,,,.0.11 th.s sill icct satisfied as
Hcn;fi that tliela'.c .ittrmptcd resistance
,. ,i, ci , .. r of U'nl.miton Countv.
w,,,. Irrt.ulc of moimntan and mis
-Ull,jc,clrti;ent au 1 wc firmlv believe
.1 ,. ,. rc(l,-ctjn the lwiler snso ef all
eonccrn.j ,a convincnl ihem that the
'.mlr lawful nnd proper course to bo our
uj r.. anv an,i e,erv IH.rw)n considorinc
lumsel'f aggrmved, is to seek and obtain
reJreas through th" constituted tribunals
.. country. No one, Ihank GeJ, Is
,0 far aloe the law that Its punishment
mav not reach him. and none solowasto
. teneuth ilsp'iteclion.
Our oxcmplary neighl-or has worked
un,v;f up 111I0 oui'.oa furv 111 his lait is.
j. , l.ened us prrt-nu-dv (oosiinplc
t,, lie act in.tubli for the " Munlers" vie
mjJc U , -(,un 111 must have uidcrgons In our midst so much ilerrln; sf our
n t'.sn-'e. for in his las! lie dealt out a 'commendation. It places our eoinm'liutv
lm,it(il ni'iimn to uv individually. Hit, in a p-sition tWt will mablo It to rank
u ,; ,, !," opp9i:ijti toward u from . isliorllj with tho long-matured systems of
-l,r coiniuenreiueut, has shown him to be the Atlantio states. The idea, to Vnrri
allj tl.irs but a fiieni! to ill. He has well what one dvM learn, seems to prnvii!
n-ad" I. s cv'urnnx the metl.um of the In eiery department. To loarn nnolxok
u;0, ,Hr!, ,nal abme, and lv " pretend, well Is north a doon half learned,
, "i-itt .;.jii b i.eu haj shamflcssly en """ "
Jeavored :o vil.iy us. Ti'At-lTl.i Kivcrt.- The nnvigatlrn of
Wl,tiferacorresponlent'howjhlmup thisstmatii has been fir somo time at-
iaaI ,,,nvhb'! light, throub our paper, trading considerable attention, nn I we
1 ,, , t , -tctedinly ' riled," nJi hoj") soon to ice thundertnkini! suci-eM
ou; 1 ra , ...ih.Uto us at a sin-lo stroke.' fully carne-l nut. The Interests uf tin
t ..1 1 . -.m Irm this, that it ii right I (armors along tho riser would certainK
ttj ,.,,, ., ,r ;,,, .,, admit anysbln'r, ni, lory much forwarded by lis nnvigx.
iia,t, r j.v j , , ,, t uncentlcuiinly, , lion. At present il rcmiiroi sn abvenci
,L! ;,, w,. ,.rm t , r.,rnsponilent to
,,., ; thortiomlugs it is decidedly
. r ,,, . . ( w-w. n-to take our ntighlwr's
Mw, r n gui.le, cuuld udimt any..
',1,1,,,, nn, el,ry thiii-?viith impunity that
,,,,,,1,, , ,al 0u,ut tutsi So inaniLstly
. ,a,,,)UB l41 , ,.OUre been, that no uro
in r(c,ip, of complaints aganjat him frein
,rry portion of ihirt-oTniriry,
'i',n remarks of our correspondent,
i)0, H .. !k)1i1 ...n nl wlllt., di.icnJer
(.,.,,., ,,c indignum, l-kIIiiI down
1 r,0I1 our linn,tll )ltn, a torreilt of aLul0
Morltlv u( inn.f Bont,,
i ', ...,,,),.,, ni-d not bo 50 fgarfulj
lf 1 1. community consider Inn. (milled lo
iinfili-i.wini.il rirsrct, lliey will choor.
'"ll)' " l"' vihaluver credit ho do.
1"' " T' linmaterial lo us how
mucli or Low many tho Stntosman Editor
owes, us long us be don't owu us anything.
'' l'" I""'1 "10 ciUbratcd "board bill,"
' " " llo"U " fc'ldent of ll.o
funds lun jiuglo'jhu dimes with great
, Mtisfaction. $t:i, Eo.
I'liowav.- Wo havo in our office a
'Iiunili of liofativo vinea, grown on the
,'faim of Samo.!. Mi'.i.kii, Em., adjacent
' to dun City, which bore potatoes both at
the routs mid upon tho tops. Itogular
ltowii tietatoi'S abovo us well aa under
the ground. Heat il whocan?
OC"lt is now iiosltivily asserted that
Hnnrv "uy will not resume hii sent in
His 1 ) neiinte,
'J,KI'KH tlll. " f.
Dr. Evans and Dr. Siii-ttuulhu geei.
ocists employed b cftieriitncnt toexiilorr
Urreon, nrriid hero toiiio tlmr
since. Tho former reached hero ceteral ' T!i ni.ni ti ni . to ill f tlic t ii-n
weeks no, liavliif travelled llio entire ' tilled niitlioritim in I'ulitartiia, a rll in
route b) land fioin Si. I.cuils accompani tho opiitiviu sh.iu n in n Inlu enno in iln .
ed by two men. His course was on thol'IYrtiku). top ihrr itilli tho ui-n lint in
south side for some ccnxldorthta distance, 1 dilH rem of mnu iriiuii' III lliu mutter
of tho MitKiuri ri'cr; when lie litafed of nilreuip iu.l nhilmnv tn the li,
tho llocky Mountains he i rosscd that river i.-intitute. ri-rtniulj, I ut u wrii indien !
anil continued his directions northward, 1 1 1 n.'f nu i iiSi-;eiii mi I l.i hlndinc pub ,
until lie struck Oregon in latitude 40. bo sentuueiil Sin 'i llun; 1 lot " nub
He travelled through the heart of the ' Im," "ImicIi Ui,' ,i uiiloiimiati l ,
lllackfeet country, but as unmolested ' areterou m iinii- lo.i rouinu.i us the
bv them. About tho middle of Jillv. ' iicnh t'' I -lati'i ami lerniorli) of ihr
whilst ill tho holiest Uliludo ba enoouo-
terrd a heavy tuow storm n liioli uovsre.l
tho ground to tho depth cf soma nlno.'lfl.
ches. Frtm I'rarer river, In Oregon hi
courso was directed south west, and thro'
tho 1'lathead country; which Dr. linm
thinks is decidedly tbu finest countcy he
met with in all eastern Ooregou; parttou.
larly tho bitter root valley," as It fj'Tsll.
ed by Col. Fsr.Mo.iT. Ilrro lie says-are
to be seen the fattest rattle Im cvor saw;
and tho v. best is of n better nuullt) than
oven here, and will Hciyli some pounds
more to llio bushel, l'ro.n lliuico la :ra.
ellcd to Salmon Hivir, and ronhnuiug
down it bo travelled nearly n ent cvurs
as near as ho csuld to Oregon iit; and
"o undorstaud avoided cutirrh the run'e
called the 1)1 uo Mountain..
Dk. Siii'MAUli arrived sceiul months
ago by water; and has been exploring ar.
tially the I'mpipua country, nnd tin inti r
veiling Territory south of this, lie h.u
collected some beautiful spuini. us of
petrifactions ef diirerent kuul ul ikkI,
fern, and minerals. The pre.iievt vnrielj.
however, apj-ears to In of llm foi.il pe-
nils. They have much already collnte.l
to interest tho curious. We shall anx mis-
ly look for 'he report dfthis "ico 'olcan-
ic region. .
ScHosir. KxMxti4. Wv were pro.
nl, on Friday last, a the examinalioii of
'be pupils attending the " Clackamuj.lV.
r'1'" Seminary," under tho charge of
Mlsx I.lnoolii and Misa Smith. We ere
bighlygratirtodat nilnexsing the thorsu;;h
"' I" which tho rudiments of the dif.
""" branches nre taulit. Thus ena.
winS " y'""C learner, soon as she is
MMd, to answer prcwnptl) Interrpg.
""" thnt would puutln the bedi of
""" grown persons, as respects U ana.
'ytlon of words; a very important thing
'ndel even to on whv intenllon it I to
acouire a partial education only. I ie
advantages of the systfin we sp-ak ol
were plainly visible to any prseii present
anJ could not full te csuvince rsery nnf
ol its werth to thayoun? anil pliant muei
Wo are glad to see lhat wo hareri seluml
rromllmlr farms 01 two or llirim iluys to
toinarketa alnglo load of prcilitce; hut
by this Improvement they would lit 1 Mi
to send off their wholu creip in but a little
more than the samo lime, thus saving in
tho courso of tho yearn vnry (treat x.
pensa of tlino and labor. Wu ure Ir.for
med that a steamer would b placed upon
it immediately, wcro it not fur the drill
wood in the water. Will tho citizens of
that soction lend a helping hand in this'
matter, and in the end save to ihtrnsilvcs
both tlmo and moooy.
Tho propeller Washington has been
running regularly between this city end WJ ,ul.(tkH ,-,,, , IIMr ty mtemjits nt
Portland during tho past week, dlsoharg ,!,! IUJ tlt,,tr ,, ,,., jy ffi, 1
Ing largo iunnlitlcs of freight nl tho low. 1 ., 1( ,,, i, ni. p ,., ni.,lin. I
cr landing, for tranip'.rtatntlon up Ihi ' ,0M ,ich iiuiiiii.tnl tho hundrtdi r.f j
country. Capt. MtrnitAV is determlnedsK0), II1U1 ol , ary , ttlers, Inving left!
to do every thing in his i-itter to accorn (
mouate 1110 travciiirig piiunn.
CoRiizaTlM.i. In our paper of last
week Wa stated that n vessel bad sunk nt
Milwaukie. Wu liuvo eincn been Inform I
ed that the accident occurred at Portland
J. r. fllNT. we tinucrsianil 11,0 nun-1
orsni mis sieumcr uru now eugngeii 111
transporting her around tho Cn.cadci.
Sholstobo run on tho Willamette. '
CO" A. A. IK'KJUM, El'i will accept
iiiirlliankx for laic papers from the '.Sand
.S; . I.inr,
n fit), No 7, I""!.
i ari " '
I mi ' . t ii lit lunn u i f linv
IU.) i .! i li I--.iiid lo ei "liili oiil
hate lei II tin linili ii'lTnl nit up li u
cheerful i lilin; ioli m,ile alike lor
the hecuriu of the iiinoeeiit nu 1 the ptm
Islunetit f the o,ui!l), mi in rn ol r
kan saw tjoi.i I'nk-'' an I oiln i "inpni
nf violeiue, in the huuds ef an iiifur.nlid
Ijn'pulaev uyed l lren.v uml pission,
nmv II inpire lurior in n pi ueeiui om.
miiuit) In ad bn mi i tin- it n n .1 tlmt
tlr..i's. f hunlio out uml ilt. i n;; .linn
pul in ..t.rrti. . !i.i. Icu i uly ex
ire-rj uml I iilI)S kr, ,;; nsti; ri
tanee lias 1"mi litih r. u It iri cnl ihe
execution ntitl eiiloreeinpnt ut thnso ulll
i eM v ir'iMO''
ill1 sufe -i 1 1 1 1 a I
null I i u !) . Il I I or
pri-iui. then, llut In') Im ttiiulii tli
obi niul the oull.;, 'I e tirtu tx a id in I
ef ill c n It tun, 'lion' I tninl iihnt nnd
tn't. li'i fir f ill I r o'ixI 'i iriM nn. i 't
'to "il I . an tit an I ii r U'ii f m
l. ti ,. c i a t lie i '! )f MU i it ii l
utril iiitttltii ,i of I'r ' i' niul . ton To
evrrv rnnoi ul nan it
sip h ou'n ak jriju
i ' ul i ii I 1 i i thai
e ' V iit i rr aru
t '. II . I iv !mi
! i 'j'irj ml
1.. k.d ul .ii-rn'v ami k ' fiu'.n'v
'' mjutl bo snj tl.ut it.un I that
1 haravui nulv t uiuiitp tr m put m-. uil
fnllv n-i I reeklewlv k.lui.1 ioi..' tlmi.
valuabb- sr. I nf. l,rlbeirot i n i v
,,; j, Ks, 1 n 1-.v 1 .1 -1 ' .. I ;-''
Upr.mii toa. ' all t'i. tiv,!itl an I
umrul priiKiplixot men. .'iuHni r t vt
, rv oth'r obliKatl. n, dim frtm p-u.1 inen in
this n w and ll tinsliiiik Termnrv, nnd
funding pmminrni 'vr' ill, is that ons
' vshn h rnjoins uoii eveiy p rvin xrir.d),
' chci rful iwopcraiiou oihI -unpiih) 'nth
tho public uuilturiliua !ioe duly it is to
inniild tho crude nln,r.its hiwI .WmiUm
maieriul- ihr .n toKil,-r m lir.(.f.n,iiiio
tliul liurm-n us r r 'i'i. 11 ol Ixw niul ii
oi !-through I nh nloin m'T"
.V. 'i UJ.I Tlt olelif , tW rii,'! ti l r i
r'i ,ri urt i tiuuit Hi 'iii,l .' iiiiruvi o
c 'he nml Hut n-r ini.ni.wi nui Ik
' the m !,-turti- l n nim ir 1 I pr.i.-r
laMoiri .'rr(i(,, atnl intn-'i - I m m'
in,: t'i- f-utU of ht i-n hair i Ul ar -
'iri I norm,' 111. uu - i exmts a
riuud 11 to -uuk.- oui piople luppv and
crmt .Tin wr luve cnl v it uci ni,litlv in
""i timil 'nit ol fl itTiiHirs rttnio of
v.1-1 moiiil t-inl rlij-i' 1' jneser Its pop
11 .I'lmi ) mn, vi'r u-. -ntJ hnilihy;
its manol'ui lunng, iniuiu. uml agrn.ul
tnral resmin es, ure uniiirpuned b uu)
eountry on th lolir; nnd, it only milium
for tho inissi'S to will it, nn I tome th-
m:iui tomnle it, 1 net-ftbi drsl St itisof
tl,. I'moii in all tliiufi 1 nst.'utui, true
. u".,-xs. Unity of att.-.u nnd linnness
ut purpose, bv its pn sent uml c lining in-
hnLitaut', loo'ui" t- t' n pram worthy b.
jei.', j dn d tu vinr oi' .mlus'ry, witli one
ob.r'allc. ol In w nnd g' I morals, ran
'ul adiievo fir Oregon, ne.i bulne Ihit
-lenciruliJii lis pin,.eduvvn. i;,hl who h '
will Lair tho virtuous pioneer went of iho
(,jr!ty in iiintiiiiix with th thought nnd
cm.-, iluti ill that Ir 1 nrlv sutli ringi nn I
Inb-rn Luve bin ru warded by bringing
gool to bis coiiu'r), tlm iiki nsoi luippi. I
ncmlo I111 cluldn 11 nh i.iii.. un:iet imu
end tocoming generations What imblor
mi-i-don en 11 eiilipl't. rnd A hki icnns desirn
than thUl nd 11 h, uinmg such as nre
nriuiil r,f llm imiMiiLii ill r,f llm II. M.. '
1 and iiMtn rlv minri n.iti- us Lb iiii", will .
euw,t JlllB-i irjmJ,, i.r.,1 uvilid coin-
' forts b'lhiuil, caui' t" '!uut mid 1 xti lid tlm
1 fr-o institutions of our Mussed I'uioii nn
tl.f nhores nf the I'm ihef No one 1 nu bo
so ittilei.hl, tv.
trust, Imt the lliou-'
uml thu ilc. .)i"'hpfri .ii', it ii t'i If- In- j
111e11l1.il, am found hiiu us ihu.vln.ri', s ,ss ,
srenttu buvefillowid Ibi 110 other nurnoMi. 1
vnmlir m,,., , ,c, ,,, , ,,11(.( ,),... ,, f
Url,u ,,, ent lliohniid produoe.lj.y
,,() humU r j,,10li , ,0, msi, is
' Uirc.ili.K.I will, dimgor. rnforlu.
natuly in Oregon, us in other countries,
) iho bright liopes (-f Ih" righMiilfidul urn
M,uhi to In iu led Ly wr liln 1 in hiiiiian
hnpe 'he rim' nil loll" ol .Id i"mmiuil
lies, Ihnt'tiirr Ov'ustiluti' alike lljajilsfio
nnd itira'c of every new one lhoy.nsy an
ler. This iImi of sagaliouds rrfny U'
fmiiid 111 every walk and iloperltpent of
lite -fioin llm sell sutlsfied ail of the B.
siiuinl lawyer, the li)p'Kirilloal cant of a
pnliiMiip, t'liiistiuii, the prelrmledly re.
IoiiiiihI vouiig rtiur, In the iliiinkcn loafer
lust to ull afiixi'of iliuine. Ill every rank
uml condition they get mixed up; nnd,
ofit-li disguise for 11 long lime their really
corrupt and wurlMVsx characters. Hut n
pmiod ut length nines, vt lieu the rotten.
iiim roui'calfd within, works to the sur
fine , and, the most nuspii ious one is that
which is maiked by piiblin disorder. Then
the mask is stripped ulf and they eland
lotih in their true light Hitch characters
uevi r g. I nut -if plucu in such times, for
thev milv iipfii niul develop in inumciits
ol puLlie u11l.11n.lv . They ever have and
ler will foustiliile tlm lenders and rank
nnd lib' ngainst th" pence ami gtKl onler
of siiietv. Let viiluom nnl correct pub.
lie opinion pul dawn then all such mtsera
Mo creature. And down then, I-' say,
villi nil siinh demonstrations of madness
uud siucidsl foil) us the raising of hands
iguiii't llio supremacy v( tho laws. I.cl
ull sin h oullnndish and barbs reus en
.111 1 their imys be scouted by every virtu.
oui man in the community; and let the v.
"Ii nt uud the reckless (nuie and fctl (list
1 irt'gnii spuiiis from I'.s lumin all iniscre.
unls wli ' iidsocali the ilootrille, that might
uinkts right, ui'dare seeking to Introduce
nm ng us u new yode of morals and dive.
tunes, based usm threats of cuttili, tho
ilir. all of pulilie 1. .011, and Iramplm up
on the In in , sv stem of ethics and no
imiis itour'lt tuli rnforreil with Howie
kiiitts nod I nl "I', -hoiild be, and it il
l j,l w," be lut O.ort lived in Oregon.
U In 11 a 1 rri 11 rtate uf public si litiiueiit
n sin b siil.)e'i shall take the place ol
ilie'npnil.v uud in hifernnre recently man
if.'sled, tin n, nnd then only, will this
viiiiti, luiiiitrv giasp a firm and healthy
lulil 11p.u1 the rnterpriies nnd speculations
of tin ue; thin, and thin only, may wo
prii thu bene nnd sinew of tho Atlantic
tntes to lnil luiild up a country, which is
"tie "I the fairest ieeiinens of Nature's
liuidiwork upon tb face of the earth.
Thus tho enterprising, thu temperate
.111.I the luw abiding inhabitants of tho
old Suites, will know and foil that the laws
which bain gin 11 them aafity to person,
and r-erurily to their propity,eat of the
r.xk .Tiiitiiitaius, si ill hero be equally
lbs it Mil' Id, where tliey may liope to live
in liarinoii) wilh their fellow men, pros
per Ly their industry during their lives,
nnd 'Ii" in iK'ace. .Mr. IvliKr, tlm above
suggestiniis are mteiiiled to Hound negoott j
man's hiuilii!ttiei ll.ntfr 1111) man's pride
or excuse uo) thing that has Item wrongly
" iiiiptopvil) dm e iv public men; fur my
.nl v olijei 1 bus Ih'.'ii to miaiii an entirely
ditleren'. end. It bus keen to Inspire n ir
I 'it'll ri."lii to iiiiliitnln tho laws, frown
iip'ni diiordi r, nn I culcalo n healthy
puMio fieluig in pluie nf impiiie desires,
or llm its tu cutruge the laws of the Tor
ntory. I liaio l.eeu a resident on the
I'aeilie const but a short tune; tho allure
ments which brought 1111 lo il, vvern rep
resiutnlions which I hnve found in tl(ii
iiinin very tun-, of n loudy country, frr
lib' snil, he illhy I'uii.itn audits virtuous'
lut, loung people. Hut I would not, nor I
nn I if I wntilil, disguise the alarm, and '
dck-iilng, dn'a 1 1 fill Ihuiights, which the1
lain ouliMgo Ukiii the rlglils of the pco.
pie ut, I tho j 11 i'i iuiel have forced Upon
me. And it itriloAiue II Is high tlmo that
iiil.H.aiid uxpri'usious iriculualiut; publiu
violence and tlinntsof private injury to
ward 1 the 1 rraii,i nf tho pcojilo to deter
ih 111 fr mix dut'iurgo of duly in tho
iiiforiiineutof tlm laws, should bo rebu
kod, as tut lusdii,(ruueful lolhe coimnu
mlywhero theso things havo occurred,
than ripugnmit toevery true Interest of
tho pe iple I'erhaps tho ubovo hastily
ttritu nnrlielu muy in xnmo small mens
1110 tend in -irnliur nilietlon, followed
by corn vt imuiuplo louilitiig thu ei lis com.
pbiiiii'd of, If so, and you concur in this
thought, I shut! I mire than happy, ifal.
lowed to draw upon your columns as u
r'or lh rljwrlalor,
Mksshs, Ehitoiihi In tho .Spectator ol
Oct. 7lh, I noticed uu article, bended
"I.igulutito Ilribory," in which it is
naiil "it bus limited out that ivhcu thoOin
mhus I.ociilion Hill was up, one man was
otlbred 4.1(1011 nr tMOOO for his volo on
said Hill;" another wns nlliirod "ten lota
for his support on tho same." Nqw, this
lu.st oould net liatu meant mo, as I was
only tfftttil four lull fur my support of llio
OnBIIKTIIK IiKliaAIUUK WHO Ull)
not vol k roil tiic Onniouv UlLL.
COrTwelso of tbo railroad, conspirators
whoso Irlnljins been so long In progress at
li'lrnit, Michigan, have Ik'cii round guilty
bv 'In jitrv
dT "v i'i th A'iNiciiii'ii
n Ifciive ben noticing, for some lime
pMt, thai iho Intb loving Editor or the
Nlatnstnan has lon Inltoring diligently
lo c'onvlneo his renlersthut It was mainly
through his instruineutsllly that the poo.
pie's Delegate In Congress Is indebted fbr
the preseiit elevated aid responsible prjil,
lion which ho now ououjlss. And It would
seem, from his weekly 'iolallnns,.thal he
had bsi'ii am ressful In palniag taaUborll.
ful diuaptlens oil' upon .at Iiaal a MrUoil,
ol Ma foreign rssders Thatlha.oleotlaa
Cl Hen, l.ane was warmly cco.tsitedu'
party grounds, and that his opPsatra,' Iho
wltlgs, had auitaiiird a uvea! dkaaalraua
and glorious defeat That the culs app.
sltloii with Hhlcli he had tu contend ti of
this coinpleUoii; but Ilia) linh'sd baenlrl.
umphnnt over nil, by n majority, or vtvlss
nf 'J,(00 froen.rn. I woula auk thla-aUI.
lor, by whsmihn tietiernl waa first put (s
nsinlnuliou: was it by the HleUeman or
those ti Lo ndliure.l lo Its teachings! This
community would nnswnr, JYo , he waa
first tiominateil by n convention ef th'
potiplo asseinliled at I.nfsvelte, Yamhill
county, fur llm purpose or nominating a.
candidate, liidepeuduul uf paily, tu 1st run
in opposition to 1 lie lhn Incumbent. iThia
anrenlfon-art, nrtoespsd sVIessB.
erats, fur,the majority of them declined
any participation In Its deliberations j ac
cordingly tho Whigs and a few Dcmoorate
who bad assembled, biuugbl forward, th
name of Oen. Jos. l.ana aa their first
uhuloa for Delegate la Congress, who re
ceived the nomination without adiaswal
tug voice. 1.
WheM the "Oregonlan." the only Whig
paper published in the Territory, holslsj
at its mast litiad the nam uf the veteran
soldier. Next the " Star," a dimwjrallo
patH'r, "tftal waa then disoarilisn L tho
" Stntesinsn;-1' and Its followers", came to
Iho lieiirral's ailppoil. Shortly after ihe
" Spectator," neutral in Its (wlitics, vol
unteerrd Its servIeeiKn Iho Uovemt's
cause. And n 'rw days prior te I'.e elec
tion, the .Statesman Editor fouml himself
comiel!ed, by public r-ciiliment, to fellow
in the footsteps nf his pm!crsnrs. The
llenvral, minis- canvassing tho Territory,
declared himself tn l,n DsinOtrut, but be
thought that the time had not arrived 111
Oregon when ilistlm lions uf a parly char
acter should Ii) drawn, And il tfas Ins
desire, owing to certain past political
transaciienv, lo receive nearly as possible
the iTnniiiinous mpi-urt of tl.e people of (
regon, ami, if elected no parly or partleu
Inr locality in lb" Territory need eipect
his -rvlcea or lavor to the eiclusloin of
nuoiher. And II asked !y the President
er his cabinet with reference in the politi
cal views uf persous appointed beta ta of
fice, thai bn might bn r'xcted tu speak
the truth, :lii whole Iriilh awl nothing but
tho tru'li. Tliose wercden. I.auo's views
as uiprusM-d by himself publicly while a
candidate before the people, and f doubt
nut for n moment, that tbnau promises will
be atrlilly ndliered to. Now, where" arid
Ly is hoin did the ( Jenernl inert with ojrpo
sitlonl This is nil perfectly iinderstrod In
Oregon. The most violent ell'oit todfal
tho nli "oldier, the Marion nf Ihe Mesi
inn war" was 10 an 1 ureumf tho lata do.
fund cnpllel, by men wu ). ts be
Democrats. Home of tbn would. be teach,
ers of democracy In Marlon county,
mounted the stump In opioslilnn to the
people's candidate and prcclslinlng from
jlus pinnule of fame, that (Jen. Lano
was not worthy the confidence of Ihe pert.
file nf Oregon! That moneys entrusted to
us caie by our Oeverumenl fur disburse,
iiienl, ho had lout cried lo bison n private
uso, iVc. Now, this is tho only county,
and Moie ihe only men who liave organiz
ed llieuiscltcs iiUo w but they term a De
mocratic paily, and It Ii ivell known here
at li'inii', that those urgaulrers vutcil In
mass against the Men. Jos. I.ane. Hut
thota fuul csluinnlatoni who thus labored
lo drteivo the people arc mo-Jed, and can
Im pointed out lor years Income as was
Cain in tho land of his banishment. Hut
I fiar this rcmloiniiatlflii will be more than
they uau bear, for such officious worthies
alwav havo a very ravinuus appetite for
cilice, which thvj-coplo will bo sure never
. 'I'. Nov. a. Mariom CouHTr.
For lU-i Hitselstor- .
Srsn acoox CiTvl'uaol'l Sound, i
O. T., OelobcMtvJMl. i
Hm : I regret that dlstaiiceud especi
ally tlm duTiaully of procuring dirfst con
voy an is provsnls me from forwarding,
fiir your ''nspectluii, n speolnicn. of tSa
splendid crop utfetaloti raised fluta season
by llm U. 8. troops at tlm poet of Stella
c'Kun, commanded by Iho gallant and '
much admired and ititoomeiT Captain n.
I nm confidently onurod by farmers ot
from fivn to twelve yoara resldoiica iq the
Territory, thai as a crop llicy excel in
sire, iuanlity and nuallly, any I hey bate
teen. From a spneo uf twelve acres
nearly live thousand liusiiela havo been
Saiiurod on one stalk ono hundred and
fiy.nlnv good sized notatseg were count
ed, others sgain weigh from four lofoor
and ttijuarler pounds, and more (han'ono
hundred bushels weigh over two pounds
each, . "';'
From llicso Ineidsnla I Infer (hat Wira
I ho val uableness of the toll, Ihe surtaasiflg
beauty of tho natural scenery and eM1
ally tho hcnlihlnpss of this part of lha
Territory surtiolcnily known,' emigrants
would haalen lo occupy cbilwu near thia
piace, anu eyon sorno who ara.aiHWy
Botllerri on other parte of llp TorrlMryv,
-Miu auuuun iiioir ciaime inr mo
lalnly of "rich harresls" whloh aM
Ihom lioro. And. a'uretv. when .aoldiaf
who are any thing bul agrlcullurtf, t))n
aucceod so well, citizens, whose booupa.
lion 11 terming, will receive for .tlislr la.
bpr an overflowing reward. ,, ' "
D. J. PiiiNiiBi.r, Editor Spec. 1U