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$2.50 PER ANNUM
now hi : opekated .
NSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS.
his arms instead. He’s that kind of a I
and yet most all the members are here.
Pioneer« of Southern
As a saloon keeper was yesterday S ety of the Oregon.
Poetical remains exhumed from the le-
that he couldn’t get angry at a woman. morning wishing that some ono would
opening of a new House when officei
mains of an exploded heart: composed on a are to bo distributed, is lacking in its
“ But it was a lesson to me, and as cone in aud oiler to bet hitn one to five
master to his wife.
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letter which closed a clandestine corres fullness, yet there are a good many
“Of course!” said the wile, iu a Tom says, ‘ I’m always on time, what that (be temperance ticket would be
This society shall be known as the,
pondence. Respectfully dedicated to the here looking around and picking out tone of astonishment.
ever I have to do.’ ”
elected, a well dressed stranger walked “ Society of Pioneers of Southern Ore
“There’s no delay. There’s no put iu, lit his old cigar-stub ut tho gas jet,
author of the poem entitled, “A Remem the good places which they expect or
“ Y'es, yes,” said the baggage-master,
off in my house, and 1 gossip when and then said:
brance of the Past.”
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changes. It is comfortable, isn't it,
there’s nothing else to do.
And then they laughed together.
“ My name is Deerfield. I have just
One o’clock, aul »till I ponder,
the society shall be:
“ ‘ You see, you’re anxious about purchased u residence here, and am
to be introduced to a man with a hun
“ You don’t know what he means,”
O’er the totter of yeaterdaj;
facts, statistics and
your glass,’ says Tom. when he’s in a about to establish a wagon shop em
gry gleam in his eye, who remarks said the rosy little woman to me.
Never ¡overs weaker, fboder.
to tho early
coolly: “My dear sir, that place of
“ Why, when I’m in a tern per I smash joking mood, as you heard him just ploying three thousand meu.”
Sighed the weary hour« away.
yours in the----- Department seems a things,” said the husband, and went now. But I’ve got to feel that I've my
“ Well that’s good,” replied tho man of Sonthorn Oregon, and to collect’
I'll content with mj I dk ,reading,
duty to do as well as Tom has, aud that behind the bar.
nice, cosy one; suits me very well, and his way.
All it» treasure»—it» sorrows o’er an<l o’er;
minerals and natural curiosities, and to.
I think I’ll take it after tho 4th of
“Ina temper,” said the wife, “ Why, one of the duties we all have ou the
“I always patronize soma ono sa- ' cultivate soci tl intercourse among the-
Still the heart would feign be clinging
March; hope I don’t intrude.”
Tom couldn’t bo in a temper if he train of life, that flies on whether we loon,” continued Mr. Deerfield. “ I membjrs of the society.
Round its darling evermore.
Senator Mitchell arrived hero last tried. Tom in a temper! Good gra want it to or not, is always to bn on suppose mv patronage amounts to
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“thns my precious I would smother,
Tuesday and Representative Lane cious ! But 1’11 tell you what he means, time.”—.Very Kyle i>aUast in brio York about SI2 000 per year, aud it is cash
arrived in Oregon,
In my dreaming* oft I say;
Thursday. Senator Kelly has not yet if you like—for you couldn't get it out Lebjer.
on th * nail.”
the year 1855, to
'Ils foolish lips that kiss each other —
put in his appearance, eo fur as I know. of him. And I’ve half an hour before
“Gl id to see you—very gl.ul ” re t gether with their famili-is, shall bo
Her'», alas I are far away.
I heard it told at tho expense of my plied tho S-iloonist, trying to look very
His advent, however, would naturally uie, and my darning in my band, and
eligible to membership iu this socioty.
II----- ,who was, and is, a noted pleasant.
On my cheek I feel the billow
you’re waiting for the stage, it won’t
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and even the ubiquitous interviewer waste time for either of us. There was lawyer o' tho Oxford County bar.
Of her glowing bosom beat;
“ I operate iu this way,” said the
the society shall con«
might remain unaware of his arrival a tirno when I didu’t think much about Though I cannot avouch for its truth, stranger, sinking his voice a little; “I
Oh, 'tie but the pulseless pillow—
two Vice Presidents,
Shall I bless or cure» the cheat T
as applied to H---- in this particular enter a salnou, as I have entered yours,
till he should find him in his accus that, but that was a good while ago.
tomed chair in the Senate. The
“ My husband was baggage master instance, I am forced to tho belief ask for a bottle of wine and a box of bo chosen by ballot, by a maj irity of
Now I hoar her fondly sighing,
Senator will bo found there to morrow on this very line wheu I married biiu, that there is nothing in bis character cigars, and then walk out without pay
As of yore, when at the key» we ut alone—
if he is in the city. I hear that the and they said he was the most careful which should render the thiug im ing. If called back, I say that 1 am all the votes cast, at tho annual meet
Tae other line was working—
ings of the society, and shall hold their
annual coming of Bill Griswold is close one ever known. No forgetfulness in possible.
Ab ! the sigh ’twas hot my own.
absent minded. If allowed- to go, I respective offices for the term of one
at hand. I don’t know of any other him. Never drank a drop and never
II ----- had a case on the docket in send the man a check for five hundred
Half in pleajQre, half in sorrow,
Oregonians who may be expected soon. snubbed the poor, bewildered people which, among other things, he wished dollars, give him a diamond pin on year and until their successors are
Thinking o'er each written word »nd kiss,
There are three theaters in full blast who asked questions. Good uatured to provo that his client had no money, I Christmas, and allow him to make elected.
Vainly I strive to burrow
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here, and the Lord only knows how he was as could be, and as firm as if and to that end he cross-questioned thirty per cent, profit on all bills. I’ll
From the past its buried biles.
shall preside at all
many amateur dramatic and saltatory he hadn’t been good nature 1, und I was odo of the oppouent’3 witnesses as go out, wait till I see three or four fel
Dreaming, walking, lam weary—
societies have been organized for the a silly, irresponsisible girl, who had follows:
Night should make ocr burdens less.
Winter campaign of fun, frolic and fully. been at school a month before that of
“You asked my client for money, did after my usual style. You must pre I
Oh, ’tis dreary, very dreary,
The stylish and aristocratic coachman my wedding, and knew as much of von not ? ”
Tbns to love and not insets.
has put on his festive raiment now, aud housekeeping as a mouse.
“ Well—yes, sir.”
good as a side-show for the crowd.”
the wide, handsomo and clean streets
“Answer promptly, sir. Let us
A twelve-month flown: I ponder yet,
begin to show the presence of the Win and had built a pretty house with only have no hesitation, You asked him i steadily falling all tho while, and when present, shall preside, but if neither
O'er paper wasted, with tear.drope wet;
ter butterfly who comes here annually i four rooms in it, besides the kitchen, for money now what was his answer? »> tho itranger ceased speakiug a dark the President or ono of the Vice Presi
Sighs caunot lighten the clouds u'ercast,
dents be present the members present
to flutter, ami fly iuto the candle-blaze but each as pretty as a picture, and a
“ I don’t know as I can tell.”
shadow stole along tho counter, made ehall choose a President pro tern.
Nor pining e’er brightca hopes dead with the
of the fashionable world. The festive big bow window in the parlor that had
“But surely you remember ?”
a rush for Mr. Deerfield, and reached
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Then mourn we do longer,
social season opens with a glare of cost ever so much. In the window
“ Y'es, sir.”
shall keep a record of'
Nor vainly regret—
music, diamonds, show and false pre plants were set, aud an aquarium. No
“Then out with it. What was Lis him. Mr. Deerfield didn’t return to
of the sooiety, give
You bid me discard thee
tenses. Washington society presents one had a prettier parlor any where. answer ? ”
to be held, receive
And learn to forget.
more gold to the square inch, on the It was the pride of my heart.
“ I’d rather not tell.”
asses? ments and.
outside, anil moro drocs and sawdust
Ho! ho! ‘You are ou that tack, are
Remember that wl en thon did’at stray,
“The great road ran just ^pass |Lc
and emptiness, inside, than anv other corner; it was at Ldiiput Junction you ? You won’t tell? ”
Mollie wrote stories to gladden thy way;
I would rather not, sir.”
Rear me no malice for the wrong you h«ve met, city of similar dimensions iu the United
that we lived—and down below was
The wrung in my measure forgive and forget, States.
Bat I should rather you would!
the depot, and the train slacked up
The House Democratic cuneus last going through the Iowa. When Tom S j , sir, if you do not answer my ques
My »flections were as pure as the starlight in Heaven, nigl.t foreshadowed a series of com ate breakfast at home, which wasn’t
i tion promptly and truthfully, I ll call
Tho mm was sliding out when
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Or driven snow upon fallen leaves.
mittees t*> proceed to the States of often, he kept ten minutes to get on upon the court to commit you for con coat.
It shall ba the duty of the Treasurer*
T./vedyoa? Bat too ell and not wisely—
Florida, Louisiana and South Caroli the cars before they started, and so tempt.”
receive and acoount for all moneys,
I.ittle thought me that you Huald deceive.
na, to inquire whether the 1 <t > el c- was never in a hurry.
“ Well, sir. if I must tell tales out bite me, but he ruined my coat,” was
into bis hands for the use of
In lcUer» old »nd letter» bold,
tions had been conducted according t »
“ Weil, oue morning he had had of school, here you have it. I asked tho reply. “My goot friend, excuse the society, and pay all warrants drawn
Ever and anon y uu voved none other to make ycur
the Constitution of the United Stet'-s breakfast at home, and bad liften min him yesterday if he aould lend me half
and the laws of those Sfa’e.«. No utes to spare, when some one eame a dollar, and he told me ho couhln’t.” d< Z‘ dog if ho didu’t bide you. He ish on him as defined iu Art. G, out of anv
young dog now, but by nnd by lie money in the Treasury not otherwise
definite action, however, was concluded ru-hi.g past the house ou horseback,
“ And you believed him, did you a shall
once I dreamed of f bled Cupii,
take bolt of some agents nnd eat appropriated. He shall also report at
upon. I think that both the House I! and c; n d out to Tom that old Hill, a not ? ”
With roses decked and flowers cruwued:
ride oud of them. Ha bides each annual meeting, a detailed state
Ere ibis dream mj heart knew lo thrahlrm.
aud the Senate will send such commit brakeu.au on tho road, had just been
“Yes, eir, for ho said you hud rob a coat now,
but ho uhall soon do ment of the receipts and disbursements-
tees. Some, at least, of the IL’pubiican ver» m.ic.i hurt by a train and ha was bed him of every cent of his ready
Now I curse the »ve which heralds the coming,
of the funds of the society.
biuce iu tire walaiug 1 ius. the v.Mou ipieeii.
Senators r.re in favor of ov« r-h.tilling going for a doctor. Tom liked old money, and if he didn’t get out of your
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M olly Owr.r.s.
the lute elections in ?4i.-»sissippi, .Ala 11 11, and ho started to his feet at once. hands pretty soon, his wife and little
n inebriate, some little time back,
meeting shall be •
bama, North C iro'.ina, Ark unus, i tc , ‘ Bessie,’ mid be, ‘ I must see the poor ones would come fo —”
the first Thurs
LETTER FROM WASHINGTON.
as well as in the States above named. old fellow. I have ten minutes or
“ That will do, sir. You can step some and annoying to the other pas
the second an
Outside Democrats are talking about more for it. 1 can run to the depot in down.”— Lcdycr.
W ashington , Dec. 3, 1876.
contesting the regularity and legality
To-morrow the great national menag of the admission of Colorado, as a State, tbrie. Now, take my keys, my dear,
A M usical P rodigy .—At Keytes
aud have them at the door for nu when
erie will open in this city,and the animals for tho purpose of throwing out the I pass. Remember how important it ville, on a recent visit, we called at tho interposed for him, and soothed him
residence of Col. F. M Itcdburn. He
will roar every day for eighty nine electoral vote of that State. That such is.
into good behavior for tho remainder
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“ You Bee tho prt at bunch of keys has a son, six years of age, that can of tho journey. Before leaving, how
consecutive days. Whether the spec an attempt will be made by some of
shall not bo altered
the hot-headed and least politic of the
tators will tremble with fright or be Representatives is most probable, but was heavy, aud he didn’t cure to cairy ¿ears, on the piano, at tho first sitting ever. he scowled upon the occupants or amended except by a vote of two-
them all with Liui down to where old
of the car, nnd muttered some words
moved merely to laughter, at the spec that the body of the Democracy in the 1L111 was aud back.
k. Aud I 1 didn’t ' after hearing it. He played a number of contempt; but ho shook hands
tacle remains to be seen. My own House will join in the movement is, wonder at it as \L lilted them from the of pieces for us, entering into the warmly with the doctor, and said,
tabic, checks axic^i ^chains and ail. And spirit like an old performer, keeping
impression is that the actors iu the j m my opinion, not at all likely.
Goo 1 day, my friend, I see you know any proposed alteration ox» amendment’
It is understood that the President's I meant to stand at the Joo. as he came ■ i xcvllent time an<1 carrying along the “ what
it is to bo drunk.”
show will array themselves in all the message is ready for delivery to Con
shall bo presented and read at one
up; but there was time to spare. So I parts perfectly. Ho took to playing
meeting and iie over until the next
belongings and tokens of high tragedy gress. It was read to the members of just ran back iuto the yard to tell Mrs. aloLf-, ai.hout any instructor, and of
meeting before being voted on..
and will rave and split the air, but j the Cabinet, yesterday, and hud the Jones, next door, ever (.be feocu, about I course by the ear, instead of note, as elaborately with gaiters, game-bag, and
he can’t read a note. He commenced
that the real body and outcome of the finishing touches put to it. It will be the accident to poor Hill—and got playing
when about three years old
of unusual length, aDd as it is Presi
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■how will be regular law comedy. Of dent Grant’s last annual message, will talking, and the time passed as time will lie has a wonderful knack for music, goes forth to hunt, but shoots nothing.
arrived in Oregor\,
course, we all expect an exciting ses contain numerous suggestions upon you know.
I and when a new piece is played, sits Unwilling to return empty-handed to a^any time Jirior to the end of the year
I like ono enchanted, drinking in every tha house, he stops at tho market and 1855, and who shall sign the Constitu
sion, and some are nervous enough to such defective points in our laws, and
buys a hare, which be presents to his
presage violence in the Capitol before our international treaties, as the ex one of a row. There was no getting ’o Bound, and is able to detect any error wife. The hare was terribly high—not tion of this society, shall become a
of his administration have
member thereof, by the payment of the
the Presidential muddle is settled, but igencies
forced upon his notice, as well as a the back door without goiug around has no superior of his ago, and with alone in price. “ Ah ! ” said his wife, initiation feo of one dollar. The wife:
I do not look for anything sanguinary, resume of the political history of the
, proper opportunities he ought to attain with a sniff, “ so you killed it. You i and children of members of this socie
beyond the metaphorical “ bad blood ” last eight years. Bat you will have was fastened down; and while I was the highest fame as- a. musician.— i I. were right. It was high time.”
ty, except male children over twenty-
which may be stirred up in Congres tho message entire before this reaches ehatteriug like a magpie 1 didn’t see i Ifnt 1. oral II///of.
D uring a thunder-storm a gentle one years of ago, shall be exempt front
sional veins by intemperate speeches. you, and I need not forecast it.
my husband flying up the road, with
Tin: W idow and the B oquet .—A man takes a hack down tho Champs the payment of the initation fee; malo.
C. P. C randall .
good three minutes before him to get pretty widow, whoso husband has been Elysees towards the faubourg St. Ger children over twenty-one years of age
The first struggle of the season came
G ot off at the W rong S tation .— his keys and run to the d»’pct in. dead several years, received a beauti main. Ho noticed that at every flash shall pay the regular initiation fee; and
to a peaceful termination last evening
death of one of the oldest resi ‘ Bessie,’ ho cried, at the gate; but I ful boquet the other day. The man that of lightning his driver piously makes no members undeR^ twenty-one years of
-—the contest for the Speakership of The
dents of Brookfield recalls an incident didn’t hear him. ‘ Besrie,’ he shouted, sent it had been Hying around her with tho sign of the cross, and says: “I ob age shall be entitle!^ to vote.
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the House. There were numerous in her career which happened some as he Bhook the dour— and there were an earnestness worthy of a dry goods served that you cross yourself; you do
The society shall have power to make
my ears tilled with the story my neigh clerk, and it was with an extra delight well.” “ “ Oh, yes, it is always well
aspirants for that responsible and fifteen years ago.
upon tLe members thereof,
good paying though very thankless and
She was going to Stamford to visit a
he saw her pass his-store that evening
time, for tho purpose of
once we get iuto tho streets I don’t
difficult position, chief among whom daughter, and took her seat in the cars
with the boquet of flowers in hand.
objects of the society;,,
were Sam J. Randall, Sam Sunset for the first and only time in her life.
“ Am so pleased to see yon with care a curse.”— Zbr/'x Fiyaro,
levy an annual sum
Cox, Milton Sayler, J. S. Blackburn, During the ride an accident occurred
them,” said he, and a thousand lit t Io
voting members of
etc., etc. The battle was sharp, short whereby the car in which she was
cupids dimpled in his smile.
entitled to vote,
and decisive. When the caucus met, seated was thrown dawn au embank
“Yes,” she replied, “it was
shall neglect to
last night, all but the two first named ment and demolished. Crawling out
kind in yon; 1 always knew you
candidates withdrew, and left it a clear, from beneath the debris she spied a
him; I am taking them to his grave.
term of six.
Day,” and Clarke answered it with a
fair race between the two Sams. The man who was held down in a sitting like smashing my window, becauso I
kept him waiting; it was to do his duty,
victorious eagle perched upon the posture by his legs being fastened.
W hat he W anted .—“I want you letter headed “ Washing Day. ” Days assessed or levied, shall be have
banner of the Pennsylvania Sam, while
“ Is this Stamford ? ” she anxiously come what might of ii; and it was to pLty something bnlliaut and d ish are nothing; heart is everything.
grand of him, 1 say. The next second ing,” said young Mr. Romeo to the or Every day is a saint’s work, to yon if from the roll of membership; but, if
the sun set rpon the fortunes of tho enquired.
other twin and be is now a “ dead cox
The mau was from Boston. He was Turn, was through that plate glass win ganist, arranging for tho music at bis you are doing a saint's work, aud sing payment thereof be made within sixty
days after the said six months, suoh
considerable pain, but he did not dow with a crash, aud the bits lay scat wedding,
in the pit.”
“ none of those old, die-away ing on your way to
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members shall, by such payment, be*
It is stated in the current news of lose sight of the fact thut he was from tered on the floor and ou the ground, worn-out things usually played.'
Two neighbors had a long and en re-enroLed; Prorob'd, That the assess
aud eome were*iu his flesh, but he had “ How would ‘Beethoven’s Symphony’
the day that anew national Democratic Boston; so he said:
his checks and his Leys, and was off iu E minor, arranged ai a fautustio in venomed litigation about a small ments per member for current ex
“ No, this is a catastrophe.”
organ, to be called the Constitutional
’ ejaculated the old lady, flying. There never was a nun that fuurhlats and one stop to the high C, spring, which they both claimed. The penses, shall not exceed one dollar iu
Union, is to be launched here upon the 44 “ “ Oh!
then I bmlu't ongukcr got off here!” ran a race that rail so before; and a suit you?” inquired tho musician. judge, wearied out with tho case, at the aggregate, per annum, except iu
rough and uncertain sea of journalism,
Thia was so evident as to make a re minute after, when I, without my bon- “ Well said the bridegroom, evidently last said: “ What is the use of making case of extreme necessity, a greater •
this week. They««/ mines do not quite
I net, and not caring a bit whut any oue puzzled, " If it's gut tho ring and go so much fuss about a little water?” f sum may be assessed by a two-thirds,
agree as to who is to be the editor-in- ply unnecessary.— Danbury A'< /<v.
i thought of me, stood staring down the of the ‘Skidmore Guards’ or ’ Tommy “ Your Honor will see tho nso of it,” vote, as provided for the amendment of
ohief, some saying that Montgomery
road, I saw the up-train rush by, and make Room for Your Aunty’ in it, 1 replied one of the lawyers, “ when I the Constitution.
Blair and others that Manton Marble,
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my Tom standing on the platform of thiLk it will do.”— I'iiibolJ^lti t ¡hdl< Im. inform you that both the parties aro
late of the N. F. World, is the coming
society may be held-
I the last baggage-car, with bis keys uud
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man. Neither can make it live two
at any time by a vote of the society^ or-
| checks in u belt about bis waist, tying
Two Lunde ml young men wero col
years without the patronage of the
A t the restaurant: Guest, who misses by the call of the President, when the.*
administration, and either of them
. LaudkercLitf; aud, in the midst of it, coming Moody revivals in Cuicago. his usual waiter—“ What has become exigencies of the case may seem to re-
with it. So the perpetuity of the Co/<- path ? ”
“ My dear fellow, it is six of one and . hurt as Lu was, much as he Lad lost in They were selected for this duty by of Auguste?’’ Proprietor—“Do not : quire.
slit id ionol Union depends upon the
monticn tha name of the wretch, my
Returning Board of Louisiana. I half a dozen of the other. The allopath I tLat great window, angry as Le should Rev. A. G. Truesdale, and when placed dear sir; he used to polish the plates
“I say , old boy,” cried Paul Pry to
might say that everybody is hanging kills bis patients, the homie.path lets Lave been at me—fur I was tho cause in tile were a iiue looking row. Hand with bis handkerchief. There is an an excavator, whom he espied at the-
of it all—my Tom nods his head at me some, fully up m the golden-stair bus
on to that Board, just now—a single his die.”
aud shouts at the tup of Lis voice, to iness, religiously plump aud contralto other like him. I know—I’ve been on i bottom of a yawning gulf, “ what are
board, between ns nnd the awful depths
trail for a month—just let me catch | you digging there?” “A big hole,”'
that 1 htaul him above all the sounds iu voice. The same regulations that his
of the great sea of politics. We shall poor woman will sutler leas.”
at it, that’s all.”
Paul was not to.
I tho old boy replied.
| of the train: * Ail right, Bessie !’
governed the squad in Philadelphia
a»J »iter to-morrow who is saved
“A prudent uiau,” bays a witty I “ But, oL ! it wasn’t all right with were to be adopted. So a detective
add wfio cjiukfl. Meantime, even a
ne can scarcely walk down tha you going to do with tho hole? ”'he
ftraw would be a good thing to catch Frenchman, “is like a pm: his head ' mo until I saw* him again, and 1 would looked in and along the line to fiud streets tbeso days without having the Risked. “C
Going to cut it np into small
prevents him from goiug too far.”
have gone down on my knees to him to nine professional pickpockets ami a conviction forced upon him that either holes,” rejoined
at and hang on to.
old ‘ bov, “ and ’
M an does not want to be au angel bug aud pray him Io forgive me, only noted “ bugglar.” lie weeded these tho American women a.-a all too short, retail them " to
, The city does not seem so full as at
farmers for gate-posts..”
the opening of Congress u year ago, I until he has failed ut everything eke. he wouldn’t let mo, but took mo in out and the others drilled.
or their dresses arc too long.
Poor Pry was sold.,
4 b u-