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LAFAYETTE, OREGON, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1866.
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I ahotiki therefore rrqnir* the voter to be
good moral character, that bo clearly
At no time since the democratic par
understands our system of Government,
ISSUED BVKKY TUESDAY,
Thc Author» of the Federalists‘‘Cep- ^gignty of the State«, mid in the oa ty an i all other parties were seixed and the responsibilities betook upon him*
jure of the Federal Govemment-iteelf. with the hydrophobbia, in 61, have the seif as one of its rulers. I would Wnd bitn
w b(j||. p^peeu of . aeooenui. ,i«ory b«n in *n oath of fidelity to it, and “ to coat his
Mron., M (auah a Ma of cry half so flattering in Oregon or else that he in his judgment and hia eoaaeid
J. 9. UFTOM A W. J I OWKAN id bypocriey «p-wpon,«.
ryileag wh,«l. ... priced by the 4.^.^
g„,or,1 where, sa they are Ur day. It only re believAl would best promote the public
good and that in caoting his Vote bo would
war, aud which survives the war.
J. II. UPTON
mains for the convention, wbieh ia to
ba mfluen.-td by personal friendship,
he v oould
vi <jn Uur'cLi,
^ zmiv . notcon-
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uiiut be swept away before ant man
. . assemble at Portland, April 5th to do or any advantage to h tnajlf individually.
* TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. - - „f mm ...d inuahgenec iiJH l.o,,».!, «•*« "
I would have a c*
justice to the democracy , io order to and pass upon the <
One Copy One Year, .... |2 1 60.
Sft,«. that (be union i. roMored. Wyou >«WP‘ ’“°h " ,h,"s ”
make an easy conquest of the sworn dates for the rigb*
One Copy Six Months, ....
-.ufTrage, and tbooa
one of the-soverclih»’ nurmbers of the
m requisite capacity,
say that is impossible, you pronouncei onL Ol luu
enemies of good government on the
öuion. In »»other place he Ctflls this
and honesty ahould, upon taking the re
CODNTY OFFICIAI. DIRECTORY. auaiust the
pcBsibility of a r. bturation
first Monday of the approaching June. quired oath receive a dfp'oma which
clMiin of a gei>et»l government to war
Aou admit that you
Judge, J. W. Ùowles; Commisnioi.ers, of the union.
Of materials, we bave an abundance— (unU) forfeited !*/ enme) should entitle
uPon Äsditorßign State •* a solecism io
him to vote at any election hold in any
S. Brutclwrfl 11 wiry Uuuixi; Sheriff, L. L, have destroyed the uuiun ; and so far
men who never wavered io their adhe part of the Union where be recidoa^ or
Whtteomb; Clerk, S. Ö. Adama ; ^Asscs-
theory, so in practice it is subversive
as the war werü, or could go,LÄat is
sion, in a single instance, to the démo might reside I would require an anth, ar
sor, Ciiark-s llandii
smite other form of appeal to the Deity,
if « ’
W. Watts; Selnsil iMpwmtwidvnt, Rev. precisely what you have done,
by substituting violencB in pfaCJ or cratie party, aud to deaocratio princi because I believe no one gbouM toko part
John Spencer ; Coroner, W. W. Drown
irown ; •
■ uut iu the power of wur to restore «.«
" 1 , ples— men who have sacrificed much in ruling this nation who dentes tho exist
Surveyor, A. S. Watt.
. - luwt, or the destructive coercion of the
ence of a Gvd, or who in not bonndjn con
— I onion, because'the war was in viula-
N. T. CAÌ0N. :
rd in place pft|ie mild and saluta- in the cause of democracy, are thé men science by a belief in a Mato of future re*
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tiou of;11ie fuiidametìiui pn
" This ^ru^r bU‘u^ur^ bearers in the coming wards and punishments.
' the union.
I would make the examination of can
¿cetrice is now denounced a* “copper-. contest. We have full faith in the didates for the diploma of citisenabtp as
ATTOBMEVS ‘ANO COUNCILLORS .11 LAW U, you cull Lhul »yxo.u of ».,l>ury hb hc
wisdom and true democracy of the ag searching and impressive as possible— not
despotism by which Hungary w held ...
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gregate of democrats throughdutShe. .a mere form but an actual test of merit I
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oa „ a ..II
Are we to presume that these
would have the yóung men of our country
Will prarliee in tlie.Suprcme-,aiu|pltaJ
the State, and if all tricksters and unscru fed that to bea citiaen of this great and
trie! Courts of Oregon.
■ that sy^Cm by which bleeding Poland;
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9 ieachingsvIthegreatlcadeFandfound. pulous wire-workers are scrupulously free nation was an honor worth contend-,
ofIfttasia, union ’
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ing for, and a« the disappointed might ag tin ~
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no excluded, from any interference in
E. C. BRADSHAW,
ot the old federalist
Moralist party ? By
enter the list at pleasure, it would not on
That isiust as much of a Union as this
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means; but they rather presume uppo their primary councils, all-will go well. ly greatly encourage the growth, of politi
would be, with life sections held U)ge- , .
the ignorance of die masses of their No person should be appointed a dele cal knowledge among the peo pl e» but have
s beneficial effec^Wpoo their nortll also.
r 'T/jD er by-the eauie »j'slêui vi" torce. If
They are deceivers ; and all gate to the State Convention who will The only excuse I can offer for this long
"Tt were not so monstrously impudeut,
who arc imt deceivers must be ignora not-pledge himself in advance to at letter ia that my heart fo «try much in
COUNCILOR AT LA W, . . Í it would be Iauuluble to bear, the
the matter of which it treats
muses. JLf there ■were any hah’-way tend in person. The proxy system ia
bloody -negru-t qualjzers call xbem.’clves
enough when it ends well-— i Now we presume no one after reading
piace where our charily, poutd bestow all well
OI.KllOR IN CHANCERY. WILL •• unionists.*' The kite, with tho dove
the above will be mistaken as to the.
some of these people, wa should gladly which is seldom. A nomination from,
Practice in the District amFSupiiiu.
in its beak, is “unionist;” ’be wull,
kind of government the republican
"Courts of Oregon,
’ embrace the opportunity to save them the democratic party at present is a
union fro,„ 8UC}) ¿¡¡„graCefu| quarters. But prize ^.orth the effort to;obtain it, and party, as soon as they dare do it, would
py? faxes l^id, C>>lk-eliOll* Miri«', .Tld with a lauili^n* Li>
Pioceeds Piomptly’n milt« <1.
..( <• ju^.ud. i
W (be»« ,|ie |ru|11 ,UUil bo
„ the M1J the democratic party would present a spe foist upon the people of this country.
The pul icy indicated is approved by
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ics and imposters . Our
bringing these mischievous j ctacle that no party ever has yet, if it did
the leading republican organs of this
11/ Cy O U l k 111/11 1 ■ lathers Uevutfd , thCir fortunes
•- t : people to their seuses, -They are fill- not contain a few demagogues at least,
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! liw to lb, .., »u«l. » wou . W«,
of blat. who espoused it Io subserve a sel&h State, and will sooner or later be en
THE COU RI ER
[From the Old Guard.)
[Concluded from last- issue.]
the dangers of usurpation on the’ part
of the general govt rnmeut, in the seve-
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Henc^it behooves grafted into their creed as one of their
leading tenets. What thihk you, vo
of the union, which they have with ina-z us to be on Uie alert, and Put up none
i rule to this land! Call things by their
whose record is not above impeach ters of Oregon, of the proposition that
| uumea ! IK> not calf this accursed sys licipus design des!royed, and the res
ment. We invite the cooperation of 41 the same code of laws nhould govern
toration of which they arc determined
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’ tetu of bayimets, provost-uiarsb.ils,
all men of; whatever political autece- and be in the seme wsy administered
to resist,-...They are now ».ecretiy drilL
milituiy judges, aud Scutes-atihiliLA¿¿.
dents, to aid us io the good work of right ip all parts of the union.’* Would the
ing therr party for violent war upon
I ting dtsp' lotsiui a union !
ing the many grreveioua wrongs which blue laws cf Connecticut, the aristo
* ihepdmiuistrjdion of President John
: Our lathefs estbli-liei aiystem of sov- :
have been indicted by the parricidal cratic code of South Caroline, or tbc
son. Every step be takes in the di
singing aud witch burning
’IX/’F ARE PREPARFD to do all cn ictit) upon the c.mseHtitfWk Where
baud of fanatics upon State and nation. psalm
VY kiuds^i Jf>TTAV7yRK attmW.L Jf AJ^X s IBLU jl .; rection of the old union will be met And -epon -the - hiearty cooperation uf .‘•latutea ef MasKachiimisSiLlM
jcoln were pot iu his grave4 a>k him
+ 1 witn every species uf resistance they large numbers of those who have bitb- ble,to you ? W ould you not* irrespective
Afk hi*. felk'W-con>pirat"rs who are can command. Their__design ir tu to gone against us, we may confidently
»live, Ast"Seward, Stanton, Sumner, virtually
overthrow the sovereigntyot
bigoted, intolerant and penurious sys
St|<X, and to centralize apd calculate in the future, but at- the
Wu.U—n>k the whole crowd of negro all the
latne time, true modesty would dictate tem of laws that obtain in moot of the
freeing and spiHin stealing trailers, who
-ate all power in the federal
have inundated this once free
that they btould,prefer the fiiat bon- eastern States? Such laws are not
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; jierous laud with blood — wln._ —
—j-ors to be awarded'tb those who haye adapted to our circumstances, our inter
AND MIX EEATS.J union of sovereign aud Xu equal bi.-iei thi4 plan embraces a total destruction
. I lost much through their persistent ad este, our tastes our habits nor our latitude
States, bused ut»on the consent ot «11.-1 of the federal system
established by h
1 Again : The M rigid of every member
union - now ? , tbo- co He t i m t ion, as we l l as of the £tafv hesion to their true hue oi dutj.
JUSTICES’, SHERIFFS’ and CONS. A Where
Never did one State adopt the fede
of the commonwealth, no matter of
ral cj n.uitution, an«| ln-c >me a mem system. It is a stupendous revolution
Below we copy a few extracts from which sex, what color or where born/*
ber of the union, until it fad sad^iied and over hrow of the grand edifice of I
BLES1 BLANKS, £c„ Ac., Ac.
is claimed for all human kind to VOTC.
itself that, by no possible stretch ul our lathers. II imilton himself never
a scries of iettc rs wnUe u, tha Qrego-
power, would the federal government
went a iLuusaudtli part so far, fox he niau says, “ by a prom maul citizeu of Bui al ibi same titne they would hive
everattempi !sL±'l whut ,ia’' b,’e"
a fly stem of oommimions, pensioned at
hv the administration <*f AUrsham Lin said :
Oregon at thw* request of one of the
people’» expense interwoven, into
“ An entire consolidation of the
coln. Ilow cautious and fearful the
most distinguished public men io the
our system of government to examine
States were on this puinl may be fearn- States into one complete national «sov
ed from the following words of llumil- I
and pass upon the capacity , jodged by
ereignly would imply a» entire Con
thy of perusal.”
ton, in attempting to quiet the doubts i
an arbitrary standard of morale and in-
solidation of the paits; and whatever
We lay the extracts refered to, be
of the Stats of New York :
teligence and religious belief, of th«
“Whatever may be the limits or powers might remain would be alto- ■ fore our readers in . order to demon
for the privilege of voting.
modifications of the powers ot the uii - , gethcr dependent on the general will, i
ion it is easy to iuAgfnc ail endless But as die plan of ti>e convention aims
They would require us to obtain a di
fortunately holds the destinies of the ploma vouching safe our qualification*
train of possible dangers, (could they !
only a partial fluum or cousuhdatioo,
have imagined worse thing* than have
American people iu its grasp at the pres
to vote, ere we oould exercise the deeb-
now transpired?) and by indulging an the State governments would clearly ent time. Following are the extracts .
ive franchise Now, ia it not plain that
he undersigned having es excess of jealoiuy and timidity, ue may retain all the rights of sovereignty
tablishwi himself permanently in bring ourselves to a state ot absolute which they before had, and which a vast empire like ours, into States, or tie party that may ,happen to bo in
skeptict»m and irresolution. 1 repea
Latayclte, begs leave to say to ihv public,
Provinces, ai.d clothing each with the power, can, under such « system, ad
timt he is prepared lo do every kind and lure, what I have(.b«erved in substance were not, by that act, exclusive'y del- power tu legislate upon its local affairs, mit to, and exclude from, the voting
discript on of
in another place, that all ob>ervutioo egate' to the United Slates, The ex I aud interests, there should be uo indepen
privilige at pleasure ? The politics,
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founded up >o the danger «>»’ tisurpa clusive
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4r rather this dent exvcuiive—no divided jurisdiction.
tioti ought to be referred to the nature alienation of State sovereignty, would The same code of laws shouid govern and the religious notions or some other ion-
I m in toe same way administered in ail aginary disqualification could, and
of tho composition, ^rn.l structure of the
Union. ■ Tua
>t to Hits tiuiurv UI vawmi
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*u > doubtless would be pel up bjAha
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The State Governments,I cunstituuun in express terms granted
Sd dwe dil/and* Eknwe tn
x»f its powers. ' ‘
paid censor as a ground for the exclud
on short notice, and in a style of WORK by their ufignal I Oonatitotiima,
ConstitatiOHs, are tn- u,| exclusive autbopty io the union ; u,e Federal Government and beatueuably
ing of those whom through tho caprice,
j(1 uf|g iuytauev in authority to thereto, m other Federal utik^ra.
MANSHIP that Sriff ipaure Mtialaeiion vested with complete
sovereignty, « n •
interest er villany of the satrap may
He is prepared to IKON WAGO a S, what dous <>ur «ceurity cou«ist against j the Union, and in another prohibited
Tho idea of a government based upon have been u spotted” an not it to vote.’
BUGGIES, 4c., Ac.
■ ilie States from exercising the like au- the Hovereignty of lite people, is in uiy
of Oregon, and of Yamhill
promptly..,I respectfully solicit „a. »bar* less in the manner of -Uteir formation, <I...|.,V U> ihu u»M, tu which asimil- •••••“* ••iscparau.e hum umveraal suttragv Voters
of Uie patronage ui U>e public.
bvvry meiHber ufti.e coimnonwealth, no Uouuty espetueily,howdoyua hke the
are to »duntiistcr them upon the .peo-^ ar authority in the Stat* would buab-
.natter ol winch sex, what color, or where
pie. If the proposed Constitution of
picture ? A ad m it not true as life !
t&'Take notice that ®y terms are
solute Iy and totally col trad ictory aud Uurn, if ires Irom Ilia tutelage imposed by
the Federal Government be found, up
the domestic relations stiouid have ths.
CASH, but customers of approved on an impartial examination of it. Io repugnant.—[Federem, No. XXL
"right tu vote ur bold office if morally and
■ “Ishall be at h me nest Sunday, ’
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mentally qualified to du So, 1 say Uie ilgut
credit are given when they desire ih, be aueli airto afford to a proper extent,
young lady remarked, as she follw-
F ollies — Io thii4 that the more a nut Ibu privilege, because ba, or she, who
the Mme species of security, ail appre
sixty Aye, only. Thia syolcm I am
ibe fatter aud alruuger be
ed to the door -her beau, who seemed
hensions on the seore of us«rP*»‘o® man - eats,
bodily service to U m Government baa a
compelled to adopt, as my stock costs ought to be discarded.”—[b edemuak will become.
wavering in bis attachment.
in its aduumstraUon.'
To imagine that <JV
every hour taken right to be heard
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high and MUST BE PAID For.
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“ *>o shall I,” was the reply.
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' In thia passage Mr. Hamilton pla- from sleep, is an hour g
.« dou>g our
• bring bucle again shat haled system of
and personal end.
_ ces the security of the State agwuM