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MAY 22, 1866.
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Tè the Toten of Grant County.
THE CO URIER
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can party can lay but a poor claim to
such a thing..They recognize the South
as in the Union, so far as the duties of
States are concerned, but out' of the
t’nion when their
adopted in ^ onvenhon at
involved. They are in the Nnion for
the purpose of taxation, but out of it
for the purpese of representation. We
are Iaboriflg to preserve this sacred
principle upon which this Government APRILS,
Was founded—the inseperabiliy of tax
T. Resolved, That we affirm as the
ation and representation—and insist creed of our political faith and practice, our
devotion to the following
wutuv, i,j „V ucn,
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that congress > uro?
to deny steadfast
r jssess the 1
n H wo A/m/Minnn » r» +hrt
qualifications, n and
we denounce, in the their
rights, and. of the Federal Govern-
language of our platform, “ the present uuCit in all its vigor; a jealous care of the—
action of congress as an unwarran elective franchise; the supremacy of the
ted assumption of power, revolution clivi over tha militery authority; oppo
ary iff its tendency and dangerous to sition io the centralization of power; econs
otny in all public expenditures-4
the. liberties of the people
rai diffusioq of education; the encourage
To the provisoins of the Freedmen’s ment of morality’ and the highest civiliza
Bureau and Civil Righto bills, togeth tion ; the right of every man to/ifrorship __
er with’, the unanswerable objections God according to thh dictates of his own
set fourth in Johnson’s vetoes of the conscience ; freedom of speech , freedom
same, we invite your attention. The of the press, aud freedom ol the pei -<
The Oregonian is Bingularly ^doom
P ortland , May 14th, 1866.
ed to be edited by thieves. Since Dry
er wçnt out of the concern it Las gone' F e L lo ;?C itizens of G rant C oonìy :
A^the nominees ot the Democratic
through excruciating trials and tribu- i
and Secretary of
YAMHILL COUNTY; OREGON. lations, editorially.- We will com- L
z for Congress
| State, wc had designed visiting y,
mentfte with the Penitentiary convict, duHng the present campaign, and hi lad
J. H. u ' tJPT O M:
Walton, that served a term az quill made appointments to meet you at
PUBLISHER AND EDITOR.
driver for the-concern, whose mantle, ■ various places in your county. After
if we mistake not, feH upon Holbrook, i reaching-Auburn we found the road
latter named gentleman has been ' 2!*£
One Copy One Year, -. . . . |2 50.
'and were thus compelled to abandon
One Copj* Six Months, ....
1 BO. openly
charged by h is party with bci1 , the trip. We regret this
— T E R M S O F A D V WTI S I N G . ing a ttSanitary thief,” since he quit , tt8 at this particular time it would have
One Square, 12 Lines or’ l#ss, one In the/Jregouiau in 61. His mantle de .¡Afforded us sincere pleasure to have dis
sertion, , V , , , , , $3.00
scended upon Clark, the “School Fund cussed before you issues which we con-
For each subsequent insertion, $1,00.
! cciyelo be of vital interest. These
A liberal deduction will be made on and fee bill thief,” and his; upon the- i issue» are pot onljto important, but to a
Quartejly, Yearly and haff Yearly Adver literator and Cynic, who remains t gyent extent entirely
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aLuutthe premise?) possessing’nokher : consideration
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Hotel, Midteal and Law Cards, $10,00
vice nor virtue, nor ability, and who
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prejudices,J and approach
j was compelled to submit to beipg su party
the subject “ with malice toward none,
perceded ami supplanted as chief fu , with charity for all,” withJieads capa-
COUNTY OFFICIAL DIRECTORY.
. gle map, by.. the Baker-eight huudred- Jble df understanding and heart» wil-
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Ermaess ami paubtisuFar- the Proai- ‘ 2: Resolved,- That the action of Uro
Whitcomb ; Clerk; S."C.‘Adams'; Asses stole the bogs from li Jones."
dent—yet it.se’rvesto show the animus majority in Congress in refusing to xdnut
candidates solicit your suffrages are al- of that party. The latter is ho 1 ess ob the Representatives of eleven States, is
sor, Charle» Handley ; Treasurer,-- Js>hn
W-. Wattx; Schnut “Superintendent, Rev." you seen" Jones ?
ready -ixrforcytni ,^==tatwccn them, an d jeetionable, and as it is an existing an unwarrented assumption of po ver
«John Spencer ;*Coroner, W. W. Brown ;
not between'men, are you to choose. law, we must boldly meet it. We op upon the part of -Cocgress, revolution« iy
in its tendeùèy* and dangerons tc the Jib- *•
Surveyor, A. 3. Watt.—
TKe Rathcal Candidates for offices What a. contrast-l .1» not - one ambi pose it because it conflicts with the erties of the people; that we do aqd wilt
tious, deceptive and demagogical-»-th$ rights of the StateB, and inevitably, sustain President Johnson in his determi
of Stato, are opposed to taxing bonds,
bold^jnaDly, and patriotic ? The
nation and -tiorts for the c
and u^vitäUOö ie'ajiiifairtdBMt sym- great question, however, is tbatjjfl re- leads to negro suffrage and the* perfect ration of ad the coHStitut iom»l’<rights of
equality cf tho races, socially Jrfd po
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be our litically. The constitution of our i all the states, and we unr< servedry approve
-tr luaee-.t the guverbment moo- ,,(!*ursr toward thr-e States whose pco- State, aiming to pitA-rvo- a white' Lie veto of the Freulo;ea’»-Rur<Mir and
Civil Rights bills, and ail bis xjOnstituHoual
-tri ,, pie w<oe latelv in insurrection ?’There man’s Government for the benefit off efforts
DR. A. G. PHILTJPP, SURGIN’
to prevent the fanaticaiÌF-rAtijontv in -
j are but two positions. JLne one sug- white men, inhibits negro immigration. Congress tròni ebangififc owtìestruying’our
to have it, an.I sd we are in
i„ honor.; gfistcTEyTrcsident Johnson, and the
This law entirely abrogates this dnuse
term of ^oyernmyrn.
bo u nd to protect hún against
! other indicated by Congress? ^ThhlTrst
’ 3. Réaolvéd,
’Tenders Lis PrR.-s?>nal Services to tlie
Tiy * Presidefif '¡J01 A.> '< 0:., th
inteiest • in embrares'the idea t& tfr' the’ *Fonthprn
t'itizns of Lafayette and § ujt < niid ng pay him his 37: s
tu a t th o
RepresentatVes fretn jhe Soottiern„States
Country- no. 12 tf.
States have not been, and therefore
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Now let us think u little a nd exam-' are not now, out ofTtheTTinion,—that
°pght lo be at once "adrniit,
cise of. this right. Are you- jvillmg
yvilling Congress, and that. luuslat«u
and the SuTh* States w^HeTh'ey* è ffmepreHffii
to adrpit that your liberties
ileeks bought those bonds, not with l.he lIn,ioB’ atid as SBchJ c1ntjtled.to aH rights ot
1— ’ - meetawHrjnir
of your State arer^
arer thus entirley as uncorjstitr*
the rights and privileges belonging to .at the tnercy—the discretion of a wild, approval. •
capricious and fanatical body ? And.,*- Resolved, That the assuniptón of
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Johnson’s r position,
~ I thn (»nnnaicuiu.vtì6tot th*-«*
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Lafayette,. YamhitHfWwtr.- Oregon.'
if their design wae not ueivercial suf the oppoaidoa-Uhrt toe- Denmciafi i pnrty
is in fsvor of repudiating the public debt.
Kij l. practice, in ..the Supre me; .J-Lr.uni
frir^'Tf their pwpwe was
Hrrd-i 'itt >^-is m fav-r of nullification ar
and all of the Coiirts'6f.tl»R-Sfate.
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! protcctihe freedmen in the enjoyment
secession, is slaf»derfos ami false'. - TrO
-«f of the. fruits ofhis labor, why did they
5. Resolved, That „ we endorse -tfio
' cougress is, that these ¡States are out invest him with . all the dignity and
Scuti merit of Senator Douglas; that thi# '
1 bus loi
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1000of the Union—at all events, so fiir
rights of an American qitizen, and re Government was made On a white, basis for
dollars 'of these 7-3-10. per cent, out that they shall not be-aUowed rep-
DR. H. J. DOUGHTON.
move those barriers which God and the benefit-of the white man, and we are
procured, resentation. in the National Council— the laws of the land placed between opposed to extending the'right of sufferage
Physician & Surgeon,
Now’ ’add - to
7-3-10. per I a right which unquestionably belongs the races ? Why not content them to any other tharf white men.
, to every State in the Union, until
Resolved, That the exemption of
In r the HOSPITAL DEPART* eent.' interest,
5 per cent, taxes, ench time as congress shall have dcclar selves by securing the negro those United Suites bonds from taxation is sub- •
rights which the unnaturalized for tsantialy the'exemption of rich men from
including. State, County, Road and ed them entitled to . such representa
eigner enjoys under our laws ? Are taxation becjiUsc Xucy are rich, and
Schoo! tax, which tho laboring man is tion. This is the question of the Re negroes and Chinese entitled to’ grea*
tnxstron Of poor' men because they are
Of The Army/if the POjEtlM AC.
’compelled to pay on Ins thousand dol publican party here and elsewhere, r ter . protection
an _ Englishman,
poor, and we are in frvbr ot taxing tboaa
Office in Dayton, Oregon.
j Which is correct?. This you are to German. Iritfbmttn er Frenchman ? bonds fqr county, State and municipa
rorth of property, and it* will be 1 decide nftit June. For what purpose V
W iiy, then’ such extraordinary legisla
seen that the bond holders interest is was the war waged? Was it to preserve
7. Resolved ; That strict and impartia
tion in their favor? God graut suc
fully equal to 12 per cent, per anumn. ' or destroy the union ? If it was for the cess to that party which alone has the I justice demands that tha^x pences of the
So on an investment of 8150 he draws former, and it was not a failure, the will to save this Republic frotij the I General Government, a8 well as. of the
J. T. HEMBREE, : : : PRO. yearly one hundred and twenty dollars, policy of Johnson is correct, Was it •miserable fate of the anarchical gov State Governments, should be bdkne by
the people according to their ability, trirt'
waged for the purpose of conquest or ernment of Central America.
HIS HOTEL is still kept for the ac
not according to their necessities, and
commodation of boaniers and the in coin, so-in less than four years he for the suppression of the rebellion ?
To the sixth Democratic resolution hence that we conqemn now,as in ti.u part,
has al! back that his thousand dal/ If for the jormer^the position of the
• travelling public.
we would also paricularly call your at a protective tariff that tends, necessarily*
brk in bonds cost bint, with the full I Republican.partyinay be consistent tention : Do you favor the establish to opprss the masses for the benefit of
though certainly not magnanimous: ment dt-ji privileged class of citizens— the rjch.
thousand yet undisturbed. Is it not
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but if for the latter purpose merely, a moneyed aristocracy indeed, • who
8. »Resolved, That in a Democratic.
foain that this system is a cursp to the and it has been accomplished, the pol
and. attentive hostlers.
while living in wealth—revelling in Gevernment the real sovereignty rusts in*
government and works a stupendous icy of the President and the Democra-
juxury—enjoying all the benefits and the people* aud all efforts tending towrest
power from the people is r w at - upon
B. C. BRADSHAW,
blessings of Government are yet reliev them, revolutionary and dangerous; and
why defend so iniquitous a scheme of
ed from bearing the duties and burdens
had fairly beguq. it was solemnly de of citizens ? If not, resist at the.polls that the existence of natiopl banka4 after
the cxperiencewQ have had- > with and
..plunder, fraud and theft.
clared that the war was waged^imply
them, especially in times of peace,
Toiling thousands of Yamhill Coun “ to defend and maintain ffrtf'suprem-
rich men, from taxation. Consider is a subject of jqst alarm.. ?
6. Rclsolved, That the unlawful fo’d
calmly and well Congress’ plan of reco
COUNSELOR AT LAW,
lady seated by his side, riding over the Union with all the dignity, equal nstruction, the report of the committee shameful squandering of tha people’^
the Roads you have lalwred and j ity and rigb^ °C the several States un of fifteen, the Freedmen’s Bureau and mouey by our present State officials
Mr. Lincoln never recog
sweat to make, while he will contrib nized any other -object, and it is for Civil Right’s Bills, the present bond meets with onr emphatic condemna
system and Sherman’s proposed Loan tion.
OLICITOR IN CHANCERY. WLL ute nothing toward makiqg yqur bur this that we are contending. ■ The
Bill and you wil) then realize the* fear
Practice in the District and Supremo den lighter. . Think of the taxes you Southern States have dono all that
ful tendency of Republican legislation. in grafefof fterito*/
. Courts of Oregon.'
either Mr.Lincoln or Mr. Johnson sug-
It is to the centralization of power,
btt axes Paid, Collections made; and
' gelled as necessary to a friendly recep the equalization of the races and the whose patriotic, trot mercenary or par-.
what it costs you-to keep up Courts to
Proceeds Promptly remitted.
tion on the part of the Northern concentration of wealth in the hands tisan servioes, the dignity:bf the 1&.
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public and the integrity of tbe.Union
protect hjm in the undisturbed enjoy- • 1 States, and yet they are deuied the
of the few. Before such a condition were preserved; and wo denounce as
meat of his bonds, and think of the i . rights of States. They have abolish-
pf things the happiness and liberties »..basejusult to the pliant Jiving and ,
■ une r u us .taxatio n th e vo ry-uxisteaoo off
cortaa 6f the AhiertcHi TWpte ^iil ¿<f iown
heroic dead, the present efforts of the
those bonds has brought about. The laws, they have repudiated their debts, forever.'
M. T. CATON.
O G. CURL interest on these bonds must be paid 1 yet congress'reqtrires more.
JAS. D. FAY,
twice a year in coin. Remember that, I there to be an end ? What is to be
LAFAYETTE LANE loh’ing to make the late war one of con
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and remember also that the labor of I j the ultimatum ? Their design evi
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quest, instead of the suppression of the
attorneys ' ano counsellors at law the country alone pToduoes reven dently is not reunion, but the iudefi*
•bellioor—for subjugation instead of.
Some of the Mothers in Yreka have , toring the Union—for the negro iasi<aff
ue. Remember thc.m things we say, . nite postponement of such a thing..
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so .affectionate , that they jgivc ‘0f rhe'* hite tnan.
and ^oto the Democratic ticket, and 1 Consistency, even in ..wrong, may be
previous to to.
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R&tfftd, that th®
the miners StNtriti
Win practico in the Supreme iu3 Dis- we will thus be soon able to set tlita-R I 1 admired. It bespeaks at least some .____________ cblorofrotu
tri« Court« of Oregon
.j sincerity and honesty. i The Republi-1 whipping them
‘ use sf the mihes
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