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JAS. H. SLATER.
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Office in the Court Hon-e.
IIX HE AT LAFAYETTE ON THE
Fir«t Monday of etch Month and
daring Court Weok.;»
The following letter published
i|ntlie Mountain Sentinel by Hon.
Jas. H. Slater in response to a
communication from T. H. Cann, was« )ly a duty 1 had covenant*
We take the following from the
the people to perform, to
Esq., of Salem, fully explains his rhich 1 should have been recreant “Household department of the
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position on the “ back pay ” ques
New York Sun:
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In taking bust measure for or*
deringi patterns draw the tape
L a G rande , July 14 1873.
loosely around the bust, passing
T. H. C ann — Dear Sir: Yours
under the arms; If around the
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IOth inst. - has - been received
waist draw We tape a little tight.
and the contents considered. You I
have draw* under the - rul Many of the stylish suits are made
say that “you have a good
of the committee on mileage l: of two shades of the same material,
friends in the valley but a question!
now Df jno reison in Iaw~or one shade composing the suit and
has lately been raised as to the
rals why fl I should not receive the other serving as trimming;
back pay voted last Congress. W e this part of| the emoluments of the others prefer that the polonaise or
know that you voted against that office udder the circumstances I overskirt be made of entirely dif
bill, but we have not heard wheth
named. I have drawn and ferent material and contrasting
er you stated your account on the
te# for it, ana I am unable color. Some very pretty suits
back pay allowance, or by the old
iny compensation should consist of black silk skirt, with
miloage. Many of our old Demo
in former members of overgarment of silver-gray poplin;
crats say that they will never vote
from' Oregon, or less others are of brown and drab, and
for a man who has taken back
ie4 Senators serving in the for young ladies, skirts of dark
pay. Democrats think you ought
er eqd of the capital for the blue, with moose colored overgar
to state your account on the old
>e Congress. To have placed ments, are very becoming. A
mileage allowance at once if you
i amount beyond my own con- black overskirt or polonaise cither
have not done so.”’ Recognizing
1, or .that of my heirs, or legal of silk, alapaca or cashmere, will
the right of the people to critics©
^resenitatiyes hereafter, it would never be out of place, and can be
all my acts connected with my re be necessary for. me to draw it and worn with a skirt of any color.
cent public position, I shall give
If you hare a blouse or French
ver to the conscience fund
kthe facts as relate to my compen
Joi ted States. This I have waist for your calico dress you can
sation as member of the 42d Con
| proper to do, and do not have the overskirt, which may be
gress to the press. Not, however,
ar hereafter intend to made in plain style, as wash goods
in the way of defense or explana
noi t even to secure the will not admit of much gathering,
tion, but as a means of information
oe of making a race for puffing, or trimming. Do not line
to friends throughout the Stato. a seat in tW 43d Congress. I am calico, cambric, percale, or muslin.
My enemies can make the most of it. uot insensible to to. the good opin We. however, prefer the plain,
I nave nothing to conceal or keep ion of the people of the State of loose polonaise to any otlier style
back with reference to tTiis matter. Oregon, aud especially of my feb of garment for calico, outside of
My compensation accounts were low Democrats. On the contrary, the French waist, plain shoulder,
long since closed and settled under I have at all times sought to merit and fulled into a belt, and the full
the law as it stood at the time of it; but in the aspiration I have had plain skirt—old-fashioned, it .is
settlement, as they could not be to merit and receive
good opin- ¡true,
true, but always pretty and neat
closed and settled under any other. ion, I vc ever sought to avoid act- for home wear.
id will not now
Under which law I received $520 ing the
challenge the are floanced, bnt the flounces are
lers than, according to precedent act
0118 sem y into Vmy not full, and tlieir width depends
rule, I was fairly entitled to under public
The rec- upon the fancy of the wearer. Bi-
the law displaced by the salary in . ord is
.tiafied as flounces are most worn.
np;i I am
am willing to stand 1
crease and my aggregate compen with 1
I have every oon-
sation waY less than -received by
any former representative or dele tidenos
inostjfWtV vindicated by the people
gate from Oregon who seryed a
What did Io die of? Iodide of
full term sinco 1856.- I speak
ire to refer to
from recollection, not having the
of Congress in past years
The name of the man who sent
the compensation of its ¡the first postal card is Legion
figures before me. Mr. Smith’s, I
has 4>een frequent
believe, is the next lowest.
this subject and in ev- j It takes four barrels of flour to
The new bill passed within a.
the change has been cover Pittsburgh with circus post
day or so of the close of Corgress. made to appi r to the Congress pass- ers.
ingit. I b5"
jlieve therf is not a single
The committees on mileage of the
Connecticut, according to the
tai this rnl4 The pay of
respective Houses had reported exception
* era has been several times census, is the heaviest hardware
the mileage of members, and in increased
Slid once decreased. By the manufacturing State in the Union.
most cases it had been drawn, act of Augupt 16th, 1856, J $■■■■
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A Cairo pound keeper has re
which, in the final settlement of pensatiop of Congressmen was raised
$3,000 per year signed because the Common Coun
thair account, was reckoned as so from $8 per day to » >3,000
'ted to that Uongresa,
Congress, cil objected to his writing Hon.
much paid on their increased pay.
rch Ì S 4th, 1855, al- before his name.
The House Committee at the first
m months,'and the back
The divorce lawyers in Chica
session at first settled my mileogo
received by every member.
at the rate of $5,220 lor the Còni
of July, 1866, the salary go were recently horrified by an
000 to $5,- announcement of a silver wedding
gress of three sessions, which i was
Congress, in that city.
in accordance with every prece
to March 4th 1865, but
dent from the Pacific slope, but
One item in an Oregon horse
id that “nothing
subsequently, for some reson, arbi
shall effect the mile- doctor’s bill read: "To holdin’ a
alrcady occurred under postmortim examinashon on a boss
trarily reduced it to a rate of $3,
* The law also pro who afterwards recovered, $1 50.”
900, a deduction of $1,320 for th
Congress. I called for a re-hear-
It was paid.
»ing to and re-
ing and brought before the com
. Said a sevbn-footer to a diminu
t of government,
mittee a letter from Hon. George
accounts which are so tive specimen of humanity, who ap
H. Williams, the affidavits of W. careiuny i exempted from the opera- proached him threateningly: “If
i computed under the
W. Chapman, Harvey Meacham of this bill,
you were to strike me and I should
y 22d, 1818 and is as
(now deceased), the reaident upon follows:
dollars for every accidentally find it out, you would
the Blue Mountains at Lee’s En
timated distance by be sorry.” .
campment, and Thomas O’Brien,
from his place of PAn Illinois paper remarks that
of Congress, at
who had been stage agent at thia
at and end of
every “Our readers needn’t try to get
place for near two years, |.to the the oom
ing,” * just double any points out of our political ■. ar
effect that the usual course of trav present
ilcage. £}yei<y Senator and ticles; we put ’em in this week
el from here to the Eastern States member of f Congress so far as I know because our patent medicine ster
was i by way of Portland and San received this back pay and among eotypes have been mislaid.”
George» H. Williams
tho them was
ndsco as first allowed by the
With reference to Miss or Mrs.
of Oregon. The
committee, and I also had a certi
tl entire T Pacific delega- Emerson -who cays she wrote the
fied statement of the mileagae of mileage of the
| the first see- poem called “Betsy and I Are
our Senator and of Congressman
m, com- Out”—the interesting fact is stated
Smith, but all to no purpose. I
„ for each that she was “born of four gener
was a Democrat; the majority of
lgress saying nothing of ations of Baptist Ministers.
the committee were Republicans,
and they proposed to retrench ex
A piece of glass an inch long
penses. | i j
was taken from the head of a
on let um my that I owe Rochester man recently, in whose
skull it had been imbedded for
salary increase was sprung upon
JS migmi be supposed
«reel youn letter of an twenty years. He had occasion
Congress. When the roll call
ichisnot the ally complained of a pane in the
was made three of this committee
f letter was
responded aye, one nay and one
eatehange says: !
did not vote, while I voted nay,
: you for the
although that vote was to keep the
on see a bareheaded man
a cow through the front gate,
amount of my compensatio!
aud filling the air with garden im-
Î the committee, being
myself by voi ting
willing to rectify
$1,600, )00 from the treasury ol
ha vs been set out”
P. C. SULLIVAN.
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Attorney at if JLaw
DaJbu, Orejron. ,
ILL PRACTICE IN THE CQURT8
of Yamhill. Polk and oth«r counties
FashifflNi Bool Maker,
Challenge* the State for STYLE, FASHION, »
and DUR ABILITY.
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MeCAIN A SULLIVAN,
JAMI« MC CÀW.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
PRACTIC IN ALL OF TUE
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Ættornevs at Law,
111 First Street, Opposite Occidental Hotel.
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Cheaper Than Éver. 4 for $1. I !
W. 8AWYEB DESIRES TO INFORM
• the people of Lafayette and vicinity
that he has located at MeMhmviQe, with
new instramenta, and is prepared to take
the finest picture hi all kinds of weather.
Particular attention paM
CHILDHCTS ’ PICTURf^
N. B.—Children should be brought between
tile houra of 10 and 2.
I- W. SAWYER.
I. N, OLIS ■ PROPRIETOR.
/V< AND AFTER MAT 16, THEBE
vF will be a regular stage running be
tween Lafayette and Portland, making
weekly tripe, leaving Lafayette every Fri
day morning at 8 o’clock, retaining Satur
day. BARE, EACH WAY, >1 50,
A NEW HACK
Will be placed upon thia line in a short
EXPRESS and other business attended to
youth grew upon liimi.and. the de
termination to see the» once
[From the Independetlce (Me.) Featinel.]
j In Garrard county, Kentucky, more, if permitted by Providence,
became fixed in his mind.
Sthe year 1844, were married
When he left California' a> few
mb Kate Tillett and W. War week« ago, he doubted whether -
ren. With thorn after-their mar he should ever be able to read)«
riage lived Miss Laura B. Tillett, Independence. Happily, however,,
a half sister of Mrs. Warren. ,
his health improved on the war. .
For five years the marriage re and he arrived here safely.
lations of Mr. and Mrs. Warren
He ’is a kindly disposed oW
were of the ordinary character, gentleman, and fully recognizes all/
one child, a daughter, blessing the the rights of other panties,, ac
quired by what he frankly ac
In the year 1849 matters knowledges to be his own fault.,
changed. Tho California “fever” He is frank to confess that he ha°
raged in Kentucky as fiercely as forfeited all rights as the husband
elsewhere, and Mr^Warren bade and father; and the frail old man
farewell to bis ftunuy, and set out I is filled with gratitude and an
upon his journey to the gold mines. I, overwhelmed heart by the kind
From this dates a singular history. I ness and consideration which hr
For seven long years his wife has met at the hands of Mr. and!
waited patiently, but hardly hope Mrs. Bryant and his daughter, Mrr<
fully for his return^ for a rumor Christopher. At the home of the
had reached her that in a combat latter it is probable he- will end; ’
with the Indians in California, he the remainder of a life at once so-,
had been killed.
full of incident, romance^ disap.-
By the laws of Kentucky at gintment, sioknot« and * sorrow^
that time, five years’ absence with
e knows of but one living rela
out communication with
_2 live, an aunt in, Louisvilt^ Ky.,
or wife, restored the one remain whither he has-gone to» visit heu-
ing at home to all his or her as one risen from the dbadl
rights as an unmarried person.
In the meantime Mr. George C.
Bryant had met, courted and mar
An extraordinary lawsuit is now -r
ried Miss Laura D. Tillett, who,
after bearing him|-two children, going on in Paris»1 Some yesir
was taken away from him by the ago a surgeon made the acquaint
hand of death.
Having been tance of a young girl, who soon»
raised mostly by her sister, Mrs. became a mother., “k oannot mar
Warren, it was her special re ry you,” said: the dbetor (although.
quest that upon her (Mrs. Bryant’s) he was not married), “but if you,
death the latter should have the can find any one else to make you»
his wife and adopt the child as<
especial care of her children.
In: due time after the death of his own. I will leave him all my
Mrs. Bryant, and seven years af fortune.” But a husband: oould /
ter the departure ot Mr. Warren not be found to accept these con
from Kentucky, Mr. Georee C. dirions. However, one of the girl’s
Biyant and Mrs. Kate Warren, friends was a school companion
formerly Miss Tillett, were united of hers, whose brocher had just
in marriage. Very soon thereaf died abroad, and she proposed iris
ter they came to Independence, take her brother’s name and at-.,
Missouri, where tl>ey have ever tire, and to marry hen friend tex
since resided, and where Miss save her from disgrace. This was
Maiy Warren, the daughter of done, and they duly married. and(
Mrs. Bryant by her first husband, lived before the world as man and
grew into womanhood, and mar wife. The doctor died in course.
ried Mr. W. C; Ohristoher, now of time, and, according' I d his,
word, left his whole fortune u>,
of Pleasant Hill.
the child. Thé soi-diannt husband*
To Mr. and Mrs.; Bryant, who also died, and the secnet was dis
have been married now about sev covered. Hearing this, the rela
enteen years, hare been born two tions of ihe doctor lmve brought
children. Now comes the strang an actiou against the diild; to re
est part cf the story.
cover the fortune. Ihe money,
Some time since it was ru they say, wns left to the child of
mored that Mr. Warren, who had Mons, and Mino. A.- ¿ufas there
lw>t been heard of for twenty-four was no Mons.
there could be
years, was not dead, but living in no Mme. A.—ergo the child couitr
He had not lie theirs. The suit is still at
written to a friend in Kentucky, this point, the plaintiff’s case be
inquiring about his wife and chil ing alone heard as yeti.
dren; he learned something of the
facts of the case, and in another
This laconic but sensible Ger.,
letter indicated that he should
man ought to be sent out ip, lec
v|sit them. ,
In pursuanc^of his determina
tion, the long lost Wm. Warren, ance:
“I tell you hew it vas. T drink
new above sixty years old, gray
sickness and - trou- mine lager; den I put mine hand
dere voah anoder
weary of life, but de on my body, and dare
put mine hand ii^
rous of looking once more upon pain. Den I pul
there was not
e wife and child of his youth be- mine
« w pocket,
fore he died, arrived at Indepen
dero is no pain more in mine
dence. He was kindly received Now dere
by the family of Mr. Bryant, to head, and de pain in nfihe
whom, in short, he tells the sad vas all gone avay. I put mine
story of his twenty-four years hand in mine pocket, and
wanderings, first in the gold
mines, where, lured by the decep
tive glitterings of the precious
A Dutchman and an Irishman,
metal, he dug from year to year,
ever hoping, always disappointed, once met on a lonely highway.
he finally yielded to ill luck and As they met each smiled, thinking
became tired of life.^ Poor and he knew the other. Pat> on see
dishea irtened he made the fatal ing his mistake, remarked, ‘ Fai|h,
mistak ke of his life in not return- an’ 1 thought it was you, an’- yon
tn his long waiting family, thought it was me, an’ it was nay *
Not unlike thousands of other thur of ns.” ‘ «tec» ■ ii i ■ i ■ ■_1,
men, noble good men, under simi-
A Memphis girl was married
lar Crcumstances, be yielded to the other day, and immediately
the mptation of the intoxicating sold her piano, bought < sewing
and for years dissipated machine, and made her husbend
the life which had been giv* a suit of clothes and herself two
for nobler purposes. But calico dresses, and now fourteen
once strong in him, young uj$n are seeking; Uva hand
resumed its sway, aqd with of. bar unmarried sister.
disease. ! Paralysis bad
UWR. W' JMJIA.
upon him, and he was pros-
A Qeofgia newspaper informed
, by its death-likq. appear- its readers that:itwa3 not worth
. Ppring, a long illness, a while for them to raise bovs Ths •
gradai copyalescence, the desire agonised editor insists that
for heme and the friends of his wrote the word hogs.
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