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Oregon City, Oregon,
C. C. IllCL-LS'l), EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.
Nov. 28, 1868.
The advocates of Republican in--st.itulions
are gaining ground in Mad
Bismarck makes no secret of his
design to leave the Federal party and
join tho Liberals.
-Adispatch states that Roths
child and Baring will take a large
portion of the next Spanish loan.
Bilk Pomeroy is giving the s
XWorld particular fits, and thc j
Yamhill Courier is " teaching'' the
Oregon Herald the new principles of I
Democracy. ' Classes will be formed
in other S'ates.
The Idaho Statesman is sur
prised that the Democrats of . Idaho
;ind Washington Territories were
content to let Oregon give Seymour
only 109 majority, when they might
have, made it. 2,000 jnst as well. It
does look a little singular.
Official returns of the election
in Oiegorjhavo . been received from
IS counties, leaving four Baker,
Cocs, Curry and Union, to hear from.
The estimated majorities in these last
named counties, added to the reported
majorities, would give Seymour t'ue
State by a vote of l'-'G, These figures
may be reduced.
A? meeting of leading citizens
and business men was held in Chica
go on Wednesday evening to take
measures in reference to the opening
of trade with China and the eastern
countries and over the Pacific coast.
The indications are that Chicago mer
chants would be prompt in opening
trade withhe Oriental Empire.
The jury in the case of E. G.
oRandall, Postmaster at Portland, ac
cused of purloining gold dust from a
registered letter, failed to agree, and
werw discharged by the U. S. Circuit
Court, on , Thanksgiving morning.
Witnesses were examined from parts
as distant as Sacramento on the south,
aiid Cay me, Umatilla county, on the
That mostimportant intcr-oeeanic
, ... . ,
umlertaK.ng, the Danen Guial, after
f o many years cf talk, seems likely
lo have a hearing. Our Government,
it is understood, is prepared to un-
ilertake a final survey of the Isthmus,
with referu.ee to a determination of
the best route for the canal, and to
O negotiate with the Republic of Col
ombia Jor its consent to the under
taking, and its concurrence in the
proposed arrangements connected
with the interprise. This they do
with the pledge that the cnnal com
pany will be ready to furnish 8100,-
000,000, as the money is required in
order to complete the work on the
Thirteen men who had been sol
diers in the regular army, and who
bad been out ,of service bat a few
weeks not half long enough to have
gained a residence in the State voted
in Portland on the 3d inst. The date
of the expiration of their terms of
enlistment was proved by document
ary evidence and sent to the Grand
Jury, but that honorable body re
fused to indict. The Orcgonian says,
of Grand Juries : " When an insti
tution established for the purposes of
justice becomes a nuisance as well as
a humbug; when it becomes a protec,
tor instead of a prosecutor of crime
it is high time to abate it."
A great deal is being said about
some places on Puget Sound going
to il knock the socks ofT' Portland,
but we assure our readers that Port"
Iind will never grov less. To all
who are beginning, we say, buy a lot,
get it of the homestead association if
you can, and set your stakes. Port
land has been going down tvtr since
'we knew the place in the eyes of
some but no city on earth presents
u clearer record of advancement
steady, healthy, sound and reliable.
Y e believe that an immense business
is destined to be done on Puget
Sound. This conclusion is irresistible,
but the advancement here will be in
proportion to it. Oregon City, we
contend, is destined to be the Lowell
of the coast. ,
When demagogues talk about
the bloated bondholders," we just
want their hearers to think of a little
army of -17,24 I hard-working people,
' T s?.1,:1'725 nre wom'. 'ho hare
each shh invested ia the securities
thus reek essly assailed,- at Williams
Lprjrbauk, X. Mind( these arg
the ngures taken from the books of
uat ; one single, institution, avid no
more, lhe returns of ail tb
W.l-s in th.rst.,t ii. . a J .
, " ..... 'S
Sl-il.000.DOO hel.l'Y. n ' , ihe
ivhn nnn Ar u .u-V' ;"AV
0 1)0,000 or ncnily one-third of' the
Tvliole amount, is invested m United
fitates bonds. The total number of
depositors , is oou, of whom
:07,000 have their accounts in s.
iv. sis banks locaiea in that eitv. If'
nil these " bloated bondholders" with
their Sl00eacb, should vote, says
the vn,.we' fancy that the party of 7 " : mm us a i.ue
repudiation, partial or total, open or ! t, , rePsentative American.
: uiiguise-d, .would not s'and much ! tl L "? ndud?d, b? exP-
rhance of success: and, as it is, We i wLhl1, -U,fl Cor1,aI VrWC,phs'
... . .'. I.i ... i w "ch are fist lufluenfinnr ih imtinn.
icei eertaui it is uoomu vj n.u jjiio-
THE FIIESIOENT1AI, VOTE.
In the following table we give the
list of States carried for Grant and
Colfax. It- will be observed that the
total r.umber of votes cast for the
Republican candidates is 192, or 44
more than 14S, the number necessary
to a choice :
Flirt oral Ii'imblica n
California 5 3,000
Connecticut fi 3,500
Illinois lt 60,000
Indiana 13 13,000
I Iowa 8 i 30.000
i Kansas 3 lo.OOO
Maine ' 7 SO .000
I Massachusetts.. 12 7.r,000
i Michigan 8 XMQ
Minnesota 4 10,000
Nevada 3 2,500
New Hampshire . . ... ... 5 8,000
Nebraska - 3 5,000
Missouri .11 20,000
! Wisconsin 8 22,000
West Virginia 5 8.000
Rhode Island 4 6,100
South Carolina 0 7,000
Tennessee 10 50.000
Vermont , 5 32,000
Ohio 21 4-5.(100
! Pennsylvania 2 30,000
i Total No. Electoral Votes
for Grant and Colfax. .192
ctor3 chosen by the Legislature.
The following States we concede to
I r. , .... .:.!. ni
V III ? J L. -. .
Man land. .
, 11 New York. .
........ 7 Delaware. . .
7 " OKEGOV
Total G4 '
rr!, rii,,-;, ctt, ,i I
The follow mg States are closed as j
doubtful, although our latest ad vices j
give the Democrats the benefit of the
Georgia. . .
Alabama . .
0 North Carolina. .. . 0
8 Arkansas 5
Virginia, Mississippi and Texas be
ing as yet unreconstructed State,
have no vote this year, but adding the
31 doubtful votes to the 04 conceded,
Seymour and IJlair would yet be in
need of 54 to make a " respectable
No candid, disinterested man of
either political party can deny that
the people breathe more freely, and
that a sense of security pervades the
whole nation in consequence of Gen
eral Grant's election. His words,
" Let us have peace," are felt by all
to be not merely the expression of
the desire of him who uttered them,
but a brief enunciation of the first and
greatest of the results naturally and
necessarily flowing from the success
of the IUpublican party. We doubt
whether there is a single intelligent
man of business, even in the Demo
cratic party, says the Washington
Chronicle, who does not in his heart
believe that, however the result mav
clash with his political predilections,
!l is unmistakably a gain to him in its
bearing upon his business prosperity.
j Xhis may seem nke an cxtravasant
J assumption, yet we confident! y appeal
! to the inner consciousness of the
j class of 'men referred to, to bear us
out in it.
The success of tb e Democratic
! party, even had it not brought with
it immediate civil war, as threatened
by Blair, must necessarily have been
the beginning of conflict and agita
tion, to which no end could be dis
cerned by the shrewdest reader of the
future. Its first and most conspicu
ous ?.mi was not to settle anything.
I but to unsettle everything, and to
' undo ail the work of the last three
years ; nay, we might rather say, of
the last eight years. There is no use
in disguising the fact.
On Friday of last week Mr. Bur
lingame ar.d associate Ministers of
the Chinese Embassy, were presented
to the Queen at Windsor Castle by
Lord Stanley. Burlingame briefly
addressed Iler Majesty in the name
of the Emperor of China, and con
tinued by expressing a desire that
the health and happiness of the Queen
and the people over whom she pre
sided, would be long and lasting,
lie also referred, in appropriate
terms, to Sir Frederick Bruce, and
spoke in the highest terms of the val
uable cooperation rendered him by
English representatives. In thecourse
of his address he made a graceful aN
lusion to the well known friendship
of Iler Majesty for the United Slates.
Mr. Burlingame then presented his
letters of credence from the Emperor
of China. It is rather an extensive
document, beautifully encased in yel
low satin. Iler Majesty was evi
dently pleased, and received the docu
ment. In addressing Burlingame,
she said she was glad to welcome the
first Chinese Embassy to Great
Britain. She was pleased to greet
Mr. Burlingame and the mission, ex
pressing a belief that it was a step in
the right direction.
Mr. Burlingame then introduced
his associate ministers and secretaries
to the Queen. The interview was
marked by the utmost cordiality. A
magnificent lunch wTas served while
the company were seated. Lord
Stanley touk occasion to express him
self as y perfect accordance with
Burlingame's sentiments relative to
China. It was true, he said, a cer
tain degree of opposition, originating
in ignorance of the great object of
the Chinese mission, coupled with a
desire to adhere to the old traditional
coercive policv, met Mr. Burlingame
on his arrival in England, but this I
u atj an passe
had ail passed away. Burlingame,
! l)J a dignified course, and feeling the
I grandeur and
importance of the great
nnaca to mm, naa conaucieu
, 'Q -S.Uch a ,maDner as to ?5S'
favorable impression for China, but
for the United States. Acting as the
i n"- , ?J U'e mPeror ot
! ' aiS"'eu bearing and pro.
j t the world, end have changed foes
In our issue of November 14th
we referred to the action of the
Legislature upon the matter of desig
nating the Corvallis College as 'an
Agricultural Institute, within the
meaning of the act of Congress donat
ing lands to Oregon for such pur
pose. Those remarks called out the
following letter from one of our agri
Salem, Marios Co.. Oregon', )
. ,-- ( Nov. IS, 130S. J
Friend Irklaxd :'
For the first time in two months I have
just had a good fireside perusal of the En
terprise, and I percieve that yon still
preserve your interest in matters pertain
ing to the welfare of the farmers of Ore
gon. For you truly observe, when refer
ring to the act of the Legislature in locat
ing the Agricultural College at Corvallis.
that This is a very important matter''
and express the t; hope to be better in
formed with respect to the measure."
For the purpose of assisting you in this
last respect , the following facts are at
your service. You are entirely right,
when yon say Messrs. Pufur, Pout-hit and
Minto have given the subject " attention,"
and might have added, nearly the entire
membership of the State Agricultural So
ciety, for at its last annual meeting a reso
lution was unanimously adopted, earnest-
ly but rcspectlully, asking tne early action
j of the Legislature upon the subject. In
order to prevent the matter becoming a
' political bone (of contention, its friends
deemed best that the' petition of the So
j ciety upon that and other subjects should
be introduced by the Honorable Mr. Davis,
f Multnomah county. It was so iutro-
duccd.and.cn motion of Mr. Minto wa3
re!(Trcd to 'a sr,ecial committee of three.
who reported in favor of attaching the
State Agricultural College temporarily to
the Wallamet University as had been re
commended by a bill to that effect, intro
duced by Hon. J. G. Flook. of Douglas
county, as chairman of Special Committee
ou School Lands. The bill passed to the
second reading without a visible sign of
what was to be its final fate, when, on mo
tion of the Hon. C. ,B. Bellinger, a man
who had no more right in the body than any
other raai, who had never been elected,
the words " Wallamet University" were
stricken out, and the words Corvallis Col
lege inserted instead by a strict party vote,
accompanied by manifestations of great
delight ou the part of some of the Demo
crats. This is why it happened to' be located at
Corvrtllis, and you, Mr. Ireland, if you are
informed as to the character of the Cor
vaUis College, will be as well able as I to
say whether that is the beat that could be
done with it in order to insure its working
out the greatest possible amount of good
to the farmers of Oregon. I am doubtful,
however, whether all the -Democrats of
Oregon believe it Is -the best disposition
of the matter that could have been made.
Indeed. I am in some doubt whether there
will be anything more done ; for-it seems
to me that the same Legislature which
could afford to pay very small boys three
dollars per diem for nominally acting as
pages (and some of the members were in
favor of doubling their wages) might
wisely have given a little more induce
ment than five collars per diem to the
committee appointed to locate the College
lands. Going out to locate 90,000 acres
of hmd is no childs play. But we " shall
see what we shall see."
The writer of the above letter i3 a
mr.n of good sound sense, and one of
the sterling farmers of our State. 1 1 is
view of the subject does not seem to
be very prepossessing, and we are in
clined to think that the action of the
" Wise Men " assembled in Salem,
upon this, as upon some other impor
tant measures, was decidedly farcical.
The farmers of Oregon, as a class,
are reading men, and the least of
them see the necessity of Oregon
availing herself of this grant of lands.
We had expected better things to
come of this munificence by Congress
to our young State. The Agricultu
ral Colleges of those States where
there are such in operation, are the
model places of learning in our land.
The oldest College of the kind in
successful operation in the West is
that at Lansing, Michigan. It is
filled with students to the utmost
capacity of its buildings, over 300 ap
plicants being rejected this college
year. Additional buildings are urg
ently demanded. The Illinois Indus
trial University, at Campaign, has
opened with fine prospects, notwith
standing unwise efforts to destroy
confidence in the management. The
WisconsinUniversly has a department
of Agricultural, with an able Profes
sor, a farm, etc. Cornell University,
at Ithaca, N. Y., opened last mouth,
and is reported as having 400 stu
dents. The Massachusetts Agricul
tural College is doing well. That in
Pennsylvania, always uufortunate,
seems to have failed for the present.
The Iowa Agricultural College at
Ames, opened last month. It has a
fine building, as an illustration in our
office shows. This college receives
pupils without distinction of sex
While the young men learn farming,
the young women will learn to garden,
to cook and keep house. Thsic
tvi says :
" This collfge is founded partly cn
the proceeds of the national grant of
lands, and the State has determined
the grant shall be impartially em
ployed. It is a sound principle for
an American State to recognize so
emphatically that there shall be no
distinction between the sexes in re
spect to the enjoyment of public edu
cational advantages. With practical
instruction for all alike, the problem
of employment for a large class" of
women would be well solved. Equal
training for the uses of this workaday
world would give equal readiness to
meet in a courageous spirit all its dif
ficulties. And while the best traits
of true womanhood would not be im
paired, the general character of the
people would eventually be elevated.
It has been stated that the Univer
sity of California is to be conducted
on this broad principle, at least to
this extent that if young women ap
ply with the proper qualification, tkej7
will not be rejected."
If the measure for Oregon is to
fail it is only another on account of
politics. We trust that farmers will
some dav waken up to a realizing
ense of their pciccr in the land, and j
demand pledges from their represent-
j atbes that d;re hut be broken.
r. The Western Pacific Itailroad is
again under way ; and the Vallejo
road is about completed into Sacra
mento. , The West Side Oregon Central
have a GO feet depth of cut now fin
ished which people tell us is too nar
at the top, to last long.
The citizens of Albany have
commenced to do something toward
securing the Railroad at that placo.
A committee of conference with the
Company have been appointed.
The citizens of Portland have
circulated a petition to Congress
which should be generally signed,
praying that an act be passed allow
ing the East Side Oregon Central to
build a bridge across the Wallamet,
We stated last week that the
steamer Echo was fire days making
the round trip from here to Albany and
back, bringing a .cargo of 75 tons.
A train of ten freight cars would do
the business every ten hours for a liSe
The. Commercial says the fare is
as follows between Boise City and
Portland: first class fare, 50 ; and
second class, S35. The second class
consists in this a deck passage from j
Portland to Umatilla, and the second
choice of seats in the coach from Uma
tilla to Boise City.
Kansas boasts of six hundred
miles of railway, and of being only
four years in making them, exceed
ing Minnesota, which became a State
in 1857. They have had border ruf
fians four years, a drought one year,
rebel raids and massacres three years,
and triumphed over all. .The State
is growing at the rate of 100,000
new settlers each year.
The West Side Oregon Central
have just completed a piece of trestle
work S00 feet long and 85 feet high,
across Marquam's canyon, out of
Portland. On this trestle work, if
we are correctly informed, there is a
curve which will render it absolutely
unsafe for a down trainv heavily load
ed. The road bed is completed to
Slaven's Pass. The summit of the
mountain, we presume.
The cost of traveling overland
by railroad and stage from San Fran
cisco to Chicago is $259 23 in cur
rency, and $28-1 20 to New York.
Eleven days are consumed in the
trip, and meals are usually a dollar
in coin each. The fare from Sac
ramento to Salt Lake is $125 in coin,
and to Austin $45. From Virginia
to Austin the fare is $30, and Austin
to White Pine, the new Silverado, is
$'20. There are about 050 miles of
stage travel in going overland.
FaJsrner cars on the Union
l- - r T I . . 1 l . '
Point, of Salt Lfke. On this side,
the Central Pacific has cars running
to Argenta, ten miles beyond Reese
River, and the track is laid say fif
teen miles further, leaving the Cen
tral Company 240 miles to reach Salt
Lake. According to this statement,
there are but 421 miles of the conti
nental railroad stiil lo be constructed.
The whole will be completed about
the middle 'of April.
Yfr .Tnhn ATrLlrmn tirnn lias
. . . , r r. , 0
just returned from a Government Sur-
veying expedition in the Lost River
region, mention of which is made
clsewhvre, is of the- opinion that the
Humboldt Branch of the Union Pa
cific R. R. will come into the Walla
met by the way of Lost River, or
Spragnc s, no real obstacle being in
the way at either place, thence up the
west side of Klamath Marsh to the
head of the Des Chutes, and so on
across the Cascade mountaips by way
fo the middle fork of the Wallamet,
north of Diamond Peak.
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The local of the Commercial
has been to Salem. lie says " Great
interest is being developed by the
agitation of the railroad question
among land owners. Everybody is
trying to purchase a tract of land ly
ing adjoining the road. The price of
such lands has advanced to nearly
double what they formerly command
ed. Those whose farms are cleft by
the iron horse, consider themselves
in ' big luck.' The grading south
ward from Salem, up the Mill Creek
bottom, has been completed about
seven miles, and the work is being
pushed with a vim." When at Ore
gon City he was of the opinion that
" the idea, prevailing in many minds,
that the cars will be on the track and
in successful operation in a few
months, is all a myth."
To haul 40 bushels of corn 50
miles on a wagon would cost at least
$12 for a team, driver and expenses.
A railroad would transport it for $4
at most. Allowing an average of
40 bushels per acre, the crop would
be worth $3 more per acre, or 8 per
cent, on the $100. As the relative
advantage is about the same for other
crops, it is clear that a Railroad pass
ing through a town would add $100
an acre to the value of the farms. A
town ten miles square contains 04,
000 acres. An increase of $100 per
acre is equal to $3,400,000, or
enough to build 200 miles of Railroad,
even if it cost $32,000 per mile. But
200 miles of railroad would extend
through twenty towns ten miles
square, and cost but $5 per acre if
taxed upon the land. These figures
ore given merely as an illustration. If
the farmers had taxed themselves to
build all the railroads in tke country,
and given them away to any compa
nies that would stock and run them,
th-s Dresent increased value of thtdr
, lands would have well repaid the out-
1 aciUC J"roau now ruil "'ff'i'iy to tliC river IH.iU. th(; old gairison, look
Byron, a point less than 200 miles j iMg down the river, wiil recognize in
east of Salt Lake. The road is com- the p'cture a most faithful delineation
i.leted within 175 milt s of the Noitli of the scene. The coloring is high.
--Maj. Keiuhart is in business at
Mr. W. II. Audrus has taken
the Western Exchange.
The Odd Fellows of Canyon
City intend to have a ball on Christ
Mfljor Johnson, who is merchan
dising .at Elk City, Vaqaina Bay, is
an " old print."
Charles Sutton has been sent to
Salem from Pulk county for five
years, for burglary at Independence.
The Grand Rondo valley people
are sanguine of soon having a rail
road. The '" Prairie-diggings quartz
company of Canyon City will soon
have a mill in operation upon their
Joseph Bertrand, for the killing
of A. Mier at Portland, was sen
tenced to Salem for a term of ten
Geo. W. Ballard has been sen
tenced to the Pcnetentiory for five
years," for the killing of an Indian in
The Odd Fellows of Portland
contemplate building a temple next
season, iney nave purcnasca a
corner of Alder aud First streets
Frank ljoudon and his pniner,
delivered 800.000 pounds of grain at
Fort Harney from Dalles City, insid
of five wetks this season, by pack
J. B. Underwood and wife start
ed for the Atlantic States last Tues
day, with the intention of being ab
sent all winter. They will visit in
During the night of a recert
storm in Linn county a large tree fell
across the house of John Ambler, of
Waterloo, but through a mark of
Providence none of the family were
The Portland papers are giving
the status of jurors in the jury-room
of the U S. Circuit Court. This is
something new, we opine. In our
younger days we were taught to be
lieve that the jury, in criminal cases
at h ast, had no right to make known
outside of the jury-room what trans
Mr. W. T. Shanahan returned
fromS m Francisco by last steamer
with a sph-ndid assortment of pictures,
musical instruments, and other arti"
cles in his line, which are now opened
i and o'i exhibition at his Art Gallery,
j Portland. Among other things
j worthy of particular note is a picture
! an oil painting of the old garrison
' and the river at the Cascades. Those
o have sto o 1 on the north bank of
approaching almost the brilliancy cf
the chromo pictures, but it is not at
all too bright J as the faces of the
crags a; d mountain sides on the right
are lit up by a clear afternoon sun.
The picture is elegantly framed in
carved and gilt work, five by eight
feet in size.
The La Grande Sentinel bid
" Matt. Rice and his lady" an affec
tionate farewell two weeks ago to-
dav. It advises Matt, to "put a
. aovprnor Won(1, ' H for.
ward the bill to the boys," up there
The less enlightened Missourians may
not understand this language of "put-
a head ' on a man. In other
worus, it means assault and battery,
assassination, or whatever amuse
ments you like in this line, and that
' is modern kn k!ux Democracy. Old
j Chapman said in the Oregon Legis-
j l.ature that the tree was growing
! upon which Governor Woods would
j be hanged, etc., but we gue'ss not.
j Don't think the roll will be called
under Bunker Hill Monument. The
T. r ... .
Democracy of Oregon felt pretty
, fl,lsl and ,,el j ft r(lU han( froin June
j to November but their spirits hav
mg sorter wilted, think they'll haul
in a tridi, and not be so brash.
AVcclily Commercial Review.
E.vTEKrmsK Office, )
Oregon City, Nov. 27, 1SCS.
Referring to the grain markets of Cali
fornia, the Sacramento Bee says :
; drain is not going up. Tt was higher
in July than now. The ships waiting to
bo laden with it cannot be accommodated
at the prices offeied.as farmersc tnt afford
to sell, ar.d prefer to hold on for better
prices. In' the spring, when this year's
crop wiil be into market at current rates,
whatever they may be, it will be difficult
and perhaps impossible, to procure vessels
to transport it abroad."
California is now sending vegetables
to Japan. Considering that China is now
but 25 days from San Francisco, where
the Mongolians have well become accus
tomed to American habits of diet, we may
shortly expect a large demand for our sur
plus crops in that direction. One of the
flouring mills of this State, at lea-t, has
been sending a common brand of flour to
China for several months aud it meets with
Advices to the 5th, from Hong Kong,
quote flour ruling at $G$C 20 f bbl.
On the 14th ult., at Shanghai, the mar
ket was irregular, but demand for Ameri
can products, was increasing.
On the IStb. at Sydney, Australia,
flour w:ts quoted at 5 10s ($20(2;-
$22 50) f bbl. Wheat, in the same mar
ket, was quoted at GsMTsCd ($1 C3$l
S'i) F cental. There is evidently some
mistake about this report. The extremes
either way are perhaps incorrect. Flour
is seldom so steep, and wheat rarely so
low, in that colony : Besides, the range is
a commercial impossibility.
Our latest dates from San Francisco
quote flour in free supply at $5 C2(g.-5 75.
Little ot any brand is selling above
' Oats si 90?V.S2. for On -ou; 1C0 -I -" f'ali-
O A C 1
at SI t7.
Since last we attempted to - notice the
periodicals which regularly appear upon
our table, our time has beeri so much en
gaged that we could not possibly do them
justice. The Overland Monthly, however,
always claims our first acknowledgments.
because it is a home production, wrought
upon this coast, and devoted to those in
terests especially which we delight in. A.
Roman & Co., 417 and 419 Montgomery
street, San Francisco, are tho publishers.
This periodical reached its fitth number in
November. It is universally well received.
As an evidence, read what a few ot our
exchanges say of it :
Among its contents are " A cruse on a
slaver," " Wheat in California," Our
Heathen Temples." and ".Restaurant life
in San Francisco," ejther of which is worth
more, than the price of the number. Sen
This splendid magazine for November
is as usual filled with interesting reading
matter, and all original. Unionist.
This popular magazine is justly taking -4
rank with first class magazines ot tne uay.
It is published the first of every month
at $ 1, coin, per annum. Gazelle.
The Overland Monthly is" an excellent
magazine, and it becomes every friend of
a home literature to patronize it. &ic
This most excellent periodical comes
promptly to hand and not only keeps up
its well earned reputation as u California
casket of literary jewels, but on each ap
pearance it adds to its lustre by some ad
ditions of new jewels. Well may we be
proud of the Overland Monthly as a Cali
fornia magazine truly wiyiwd, reflecting
as it ahvav lias done the highest credit
upon the editor, the contributors, and the
p ubl is In; rs. lil. a rn i er.
The next book which claims our no
tice is Putnam's Monlhh a magazine of
literature, science, art. and national inter
ests, which is furnished by Bancroft & Co.,
of San Francisco. The table of contents
in this magazine, is alwavsofthe richest
quality, and one scarce can estimate the
'ood it pioducus upon society.
Lhe Atlantic Jlonlldu is publisiiaprin
Boston, by Tickuor & Fields. - It4R now
in its 22d volume. Is now, and has al
ways been, an abljr conducted periodical.
It takes hold of the energies of the nation,
and occasionally advises sensibly upon
the ways and means lor the more rapid
development of the material interests of
the country. A recent article upon the
finances of the United States is well worth
the price of the book for one whole year
to men who are not lead by public opin
ion, but who seek knowledge in order that
they may load in the sentiment of the
community by which they are surrounded.
Hours at Home has always been es
teemed by us a popular monthly. Chas.
Scribner & Co., 654 Broadway, N. Y., are
the publishers. We have quite recently
given the publishers as high 'compliment
tor their efforts in its behalf as we could,
with words at our command.
An illustrated magazine for boys and
girls is published by Ticknor & Fields,
Boston, underline of Our Yvuny Foils.
The gratitude of the little folks for this
book monthly is alone worth the price
2U cents a copy. If every father would
do with two U-ss cigars monthly and fur
nish his children wiih this book a year,
he would never notice his deprivation, but
could not help feeling the good effects
upon his family.
, Rev. J. W. Seliwood," of this city, will
shortly solicit subscriptions in this com-
rmmiiy to the Spirit of Missions, published j
by the Board cf Missions of the Episcopal j
Church, and the Freedmen's Commissiun. i
at the New York Bible 1 louse. The twelve j
espies, for one year, wiil make a very in- j
sU active volume.
The publishers of Our SehoolJay Vis- ,
ifor are giving a finely executed steel-plate j
engraving of Gen. Grant and his family,!
together with the magazine o,ie year, for
1.50. The magazine is well worth the
price, and the picture cannot be had any
where for less than S'2.0 ), so say our ad
vices. Address J. W. Baughaday & Co.,
421 Walnut street, Philadelphia.
McGill & Witherow, Washington. D.
C, have our thanks for a copy of a work
just issued by them treating upon railroads
in general, but the Portland and Hum
boldt, road in particular, for which $13,
O'X).00U is asked hi aid from the Govern
ment. The Printer's Circular for September,
issued by It. S. Meuamin, Philadelphia,
and the Typographic Messenger, issued by
James Connor & Sons. New York, as well
also as Braces' Sons Book of Specimens
issued in supplement, are before us. They
are all useful to the art, and men outside
of a printing office can find new beauty"
in perusing their pages.
WLitlock's Horticultural Recorder for
September, and the American Agriculturist
for October, are upon onr table. IIow
any farmer can get along, and raise even
eggs for market, without the last named
monthly, is a mystery to all who have
tried the plan of taking the paper. The
Arriculturist was established in lt'42, and
is the most successful journal of its kind
The proceedings of the fourth annual
session of the Grand Lodge I. O. G. T.,
have been handsomely printed by A. G.
Walling, of Portland, a copy of which is
here acknowledged. The .session was held
at Albany, beginning on the 1st aud clos
ing on the 4th. The proceedings were
harmonious, and the good results of the
order every where were manifested by the
different reports, as we find them "pub
lished. - Know thyself" was the motto of a
wise man. The best way to peruse char
acter is to apply to. Samuel R. Wells, 389
Broadway, N. Y.. who lias just issued the
Illustrated Annual of Phrenology and
Physiognomy for 1SC9 in which we find
very much more that is interesting than
we can here mention. The Phreuoiogical
Journal and Lfc Illustrated were edited
by S. It. Wells the last time we recollect
seeing a copy of either. We have the
-Lmua'.for which Mr. Wells has our thanks.
?f"The Oakland Transcript and Amer-
I eean Unionist have mooted the question of
putting a Pacific coast man in the Cabinet.
We shall trust Gen. Grant in the selection
of his own advisers and Cabinet Officers,
but must be permitted to say : that when
we nominated Hon. Geo. II. Williams as
Vice-President with Colfax at the head, we
felt that he was the man for that place
now if wo could avert the calamity of a
copperhead being his successor in the
Senate, and deemed it prudent fo say a
word upon the subject, we should urge him
a3 the most suitable person on thi3 coast
to fill a Cabinet office.
There is no improvement in our home
markets. The first vessel direct for New
I l ork, has about completed her cargo, al-
most wholly of breadstuff's, and will have
quick dispatch. We look with interest
upon the successful inauguration of this
line, and recommend that farmers be the
shippers of their own products, rather
thau follow longer in the old stvle of send
ing wholly through San Francisco hands.
.-SCTbe Albany leaves this morning for
up- river, having repaired damages "sus
tained by a collision of the Success, on the
last trip, at Methena's bar.
proprietors of th Kniomr;.n
Market will accept our thauks for the pi es
cut of a plate of choice Luuev.
Baot.y Soaked. Mr. John W. Meldrnm,
who recently returned from a surveying
expedition in the Lost river region, tells
of an Indian difficulty as follows: The
party were not at any time molested by
the Indians, but some of .them were fear
ful of an attack, and on one occasion,
when the curtains of night had veiled the
surrounding hills, and the party were re
clining upon their couches, (a few blank
ets spread upon the ground.) one of the
party whose imagination had been wrought
upon somewhat, perhaps, by the conver
sation in the evening, heard something
crawling in the grass near his bed, and
supposing it to be Indians, raised the
alarm. Instantly the party were upon
their feet and rallied around the excited
youth, who, warning them not to " bunch
up, " ana ins nguting propensities oecom
ing ungovernable, raised his revolver and
deliberately (?) fired at what a minute
search, afterward made, revealed to be
a terrible toad. The remaiader of the
party, in consideration of a promised treat
to the cigars, are not at liberty to reveal
the name of the person who shot at the
tSr S. J. McCormick, of the Franklin
Book Store, Portland, Iras a large stock
for the fall trade. Book dealers are re
quested to inspect Mc's stock
At the residence of Mr. James Clia-e,in
this citv, on the 2'id int.. bv Rev. J. V.
Ski.lwo'op, Mr.AliTMLT.F. MILLER, late
(.( Milwankie, and Miss JENNIE li. STE
PHENSON of Oregon City.
At the residence of MY. W. N. Carnalwn,
on the l"th, by Rer. L. 1). Cuoss, Mr. J. li.
JIO;ELL, and Miss REBECCA M. CARNA
tJAN,a!lof Clackamas count)'.
At the rc-idence of Mr. Robert Gammill,
J. M. Bacon", K-q., on the 2'2d inst.. Mr.
ES MANN and Miss EMMA POTTER ail
Rt. Rev. Bishop F.N. Blnnchet. in Port
land on th 23d. LEVI ANDERSON, Esq., and
Miss BED WIG EMILlE STAUL.
In Oregon City. Novrmber 2")th, lsT.S, of
acnte'Jaryngitis, Mrs. ANNIE E. LASS WELL
daughter of Csahles and Sauah E. Pope
aged 22 years, 10 months and IS days.
7n this city on the 22d inst., ZOE MAY,
daughter of A.S.aml Mary Jane lirailey, aged
ten lLouths and one day.
At Ashland, on the 7th, of diptheria . JOHN
son of WAV, and A. Keutnor, aged 20 months
Near Butte Creek, on the 12th, Mary Jaxe
Lin vi li. e, aged 2 years.
Siiceetsor- to JOHN FT.FMIXC,
3fa sonic Building, Main Street,
IMPORTER AND DEALER IN
S 6ZU 22TSL ia
ILL KEEP CONSTANTLY on HANI)
a large and well selected stoek of Books
Stationery, and Drugs, comprising in part
Standard and Miscellaneous Boohs,
Medical, Mining, and. Scientific
Hooks, Theological and licli'j
ious Books, Juvenile and
Toy Books, Sabbath and
Bay School Books,
IN GREAT VARIETY.
j Blank Books in Every Slide, Pass
Books, Memorandum Books, and
Time Books, Drawing, Trac
ing and Tissue J'apcr,
Tort folios, and
Arnolds', Maynard f Koyes,1 and
David's Inks, Mucilage, Sheet
Music, Music Paper, and
All of Which he will Sell at the
A General Yaiiely of Drugs aiid
Patent Medicines, Constantly
on hand, for sale..
Air School Teachers, and parents of Sehol
sirs will find it to their advantage to inspect
my stock and prices, before purchasing else
where. t$- Rooks Imported to Order. Orders res
pectfully solicited and prompily filled
Xr3 Agent for the California Time, an!
Eastern periodicals, and papers.
China Glossing, Imitations
Of all kinds
Wood sua! M:upI1c !
FTfcutrd a.t irell as can be doi on, thfi 1'acifc
Coa"t. Fxamine our work and Judge for
fi-'g'Evcry order attended to with care aud
expedition. C. K. MUKRA Y,
West Door Ralstons Brick,
Main St., Oiegon City.
1857 (ESTABLISHED 1857
No. 90 First Street, Portland,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Garden,
Grass and Flower Seeds!
All Seeds from this establishment
Are Warranted Fresh
Domestic Diied Fruits
Foreign and Domestic
Green Fruit- and Vegetables.
Vegetables and Fruit
Packed with care for shipment.
JXUTS Pea Ntits, Brazil Nats, Wal Nuts,
Filberts and Almonds.
(lROCFRIFS selected stock of Choice
Groceries, bought expressly
Eor Famihf Use.
All ff which is offered for Cash'at cash
prices. Orders solicited.
. No. OO First street, Portland Oregon.
i VI .
OB PKIXTI.VC4 NK.YTLY KXKC'VT-
tdatthe ENTLRl'KISt OFFICE.
AC CriONAXD COMMISSION
A. II. IliciaardsoiB
Corner of Front and Oak streets, Portland
Of Real Estate, Groceries, Gent-mi Merck
dise and Horses, '
Every Wednesday and Saturday t
A. B. RiCHARDsox, Auctioneer.
AT PRIVATE SALE.
English refined liar and IH-.ndl, I,, .
English Square ami Octagon Cast stcci
Horse shoes, Files, Kasns. saws '
Screws, Fry-pans, sheet iron, 11. Q. iron .
a i.so :
- . ""UUfinon
A. Li. lucHARDsox, Auctioneer,
M ISC ELL AX EOU&
JfAMlLY DYE COLORS.
Patented Oco1cr lr.:?.
PERFECT FAST COLORS.
Black, Dark Green,
Black Silk, Bight Green,
Dark Blue, Magenta,
Bight Blue, tfiize
French Blue, Maroon,
Claret Brown, Oravse,
Dark Brown, Pink,
LighV Brown, Purple
Yelloir, Light Pawn Drab,
Puirn Drab, Violet,
Light Drah, Solfcrino,
Dark Drab, Slate
Snuff Brown, Royal Purple,
FOR DYKIXO SILK,
Woolen and Mixed o'd., Shawls,
Dresses, Ribb'ins, Gloves, Ryur.et. lUu
FeaUiers, Children's Clothing, and all kimli
of Wearing apparel,"
A Saving cf Eighty per Cent,
tri, For 2 cents you can color as many
goods as woidd otherwise cost live limes tut
sum. Various shades can be produced hni
the same dye. The process is simple, and anv
one can use the dye with perfect siicces--.
6i Directions in English French aud Ger
man, outside of each package.
HOWE - STEVKSS,
306 Broadway, Boston.
FOR SAUK BY
Smith Davis, Wholesale Druggist?,
Brit 4- Parker, Oregon City.
Levy & Fechheimer,
Manufacturers of ar.d Dealers in Furniture,
OR KG OX CITY,
TAKE THIS METHOD OF INFORMING
the public that they have now on La:.'i
a laage invoice of
SQUARE AND EXTENSION TADU-3.
BUB FA US.
And Various other Qualities cf Rich
- and Medium Purnilurc '
Forming a complete and desirable a-evS
meut, winch merits the attention of bi'.ye:.-.
We MANUFACTURE FUENIT17HE
Using good materials, and emptoriiis tk
very best mechanics in the Stale. l:i'iii.-e
can. warrant our goods lobe as n-pitsctitri,
and we are prepared to till allordeis ti.'i'
We call the attention of the puMie
to our saiesrroin, us containing the
complete assortment of dtsira'-'tt ijomls in t;e
Main street. Orei.'iu City.
French fledscal Office
Dr. Jl'LIAX PFRBAVl.T,
Doctor of Medicine of the, Pacidtjf
Paris, Graduate of the Univer
sity Quecifs College, and
Phiisician of the St. John
Bap l isle Society of
Dr. Pi-ruai lt has the pleasure to inform
patients a'ld others seeking- confidenii il
medical advice, that he can be consulted at
his office, Armory Halt Building, N--nlicat
corner Montgomery and Sacramento street.
San Francisco. Rooms No. 9, 1 11, f.r.it
door, up stairs, enirauce either on Mont
gomery or Sacramento streets.
I Mi. Pkurai lt's studies hare been aimo-t
exclusively devoted to the cure of lhe va .;
otis forms of Nervous and Physical Dcbi!.y.
the results of injurious habits aeij i r- d i '
youth, which usually terminate in impotence
and sterility, and permanently induce a!! ' 'f
concomitants of old Hge. Where a secret in
firmity exists, involving the happiness of
life and that of otheis, leuseu urnl not
ably dictate, ihe necessity of its removal, f."
it is a fact that premature decline ot tin.'
vigor of manhood, matrimonial unhappy" s- .
compulsory single life, etc., have their.i'iirce
in causes, the germ of which is planted 11
earl- life, and the bitter iruit tasted lutia'
tcrwards ; patients, laboring under this com
plaint, will complain of one or mortw.d t'ltt
following symptoms: Nocturnal emissions,
pains ni the hack and head, weakness l!
m-mory and sight, discharge from the Ir
tha on going to stool, or making water, the
intellectual faculties are weakened, lo-sof
memory ensues, ideas are clouded, and there
is a disinclination to attend to business, r.r
even to reading, writing.or society of friend;
etc. The patient will probably complain !'!
dizziness, vertigo, and that the sight '
heariug arc weakened, and sleep
turrbed by dreams, m.-'anoholy, taglm)-'.
palpitations, coughs ant" slow fever ; wlm
some have external rheumatic puns, and
numbness of the body. Some of the mest
common symptoms are pimples in the Lee.
aud aching in different parts of the Loo.y
Patients i-uffei inx from this disease sh'Hila
apply immediately to Dr. I'Kiirari.T, cither
in persons or by fetter, and he will guaran
tee a cure of seminal weakness in six t0
Patients suffering from venerial disea'os
in any stage, Goiiorrlnea Gleet, Stictnn.
Bubo Ulcers, Cutaneous eruptions, etc.. wiij
be treated successfully. Alt Syphillinc an '
Mecurial Taints entirely removed from t'.o
Dr. Periui-lt's diplomas are in his oila'
where patients can fee for themselves, t.r
thev at e under the cu e ot a regula ly educa.-'
practitioner. The best references gnea J
Patient? suffering under chronic .'
can crll and examine for themselves.
invite investigation; claim not to 1
evervthincr, nor to cure everybody, ha-
do claim that in all case taken under t'- "
iiKiit, wc tidlill our promises. eyv"
larlv request those who have tried this buis
ed doctor, and that advertised physician.
worn out and discouraged, to call "Pn 1 5'
Low charges and quick cure. . .
Ladies Fullering from anv comph'im- n "
dental to their sex, can consult the "uclui
with the assurance of relief.
KEXALK MO.NTHLT rll-I-S;
Du. Pl.uu.U LT is the onlv agent ja I ai. 1 -niaforDK.
Riot's Female luonthly p' ."
'lheir immense sale has cmj"'--""-" .
ation as a female remedy, "3IT''"V
ed and far in advance of every ouhm -
suppressions and irregularities, anu -obstructions
in h-.nn'.es. On the -eif
S3 these pills will be soil by mad or tM
to any part of the world, secure from
osity or damage.
.... .. .1'. lottAA Cnll
home by addressing a letter to vr . .
coruer "of Sacramento and Mon.goni ..
rooms tt, 10 and 11, or box !'73, i - v.' c5
Francisco, stating the case as -,.
possible, general habits of Umu-, ...;u;
rersons ai a . Uiaiu.".v ""- .., ri.