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Oregon City, Oregon ,
D. M. McKENNET, EciToa.
John 21 vers, Financial Agext.
Saturday : : February 5, 1870.
Democratic State Convention.
By virtue of the action of the Democratic
State Convention, which was held at Portland
on Thursday, March 10th, ISflS, and of the
Democratic State Central Comrmt'ee, which
was held at the same place, on' January 8th.
1870. the Democratic State Convention will
BE HELD AT ALBANY,
On Wednesday March 23d, 1870,
At ten o'clock A. M. of said day, for the pur
pose of nominating Governor, Member of
Congress, Secretary of State, Treasurer,
State Frinter, Juege of Second District,
JtDGE of Third District, and Ji ucscf Fiah
District, te be supported at the next June
By order of said Committee, representa
tion to said Convention was based on the
ote cast for Democratic Congressman at
tho last election, giving to each County one
Delegate for evcreventy-five Democratic
votes cast, and one Delegate for every frac
tiori of thirty eight and over, but allowing
eacW County at least one Delegate therein
which rule of apportionment will give to the
several Counties the following number cf
Delegates, to-wif :
Clackamas. . . j. .
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The time for holding the County Conven
tions to elect Delegates tr the State Demo
cratic Convention, was left by the Committee
to the several County Committees, whose
duty it will be to provide therefor.
The Committee would respectfully urge
prompt acticQ on the part of the Democracy
of the several counties.
L. F. G HOVER, Chauman.
'V. T.KEViTT, Secretary. p.
Iemocrtic County Convention.
Pursuant to the call of the chairman,
the Democratic Central .Committee of
Clackamas county met at Oregon City,
January 25, 1870, John Myers presiding.
.J. M. Van Cleve, a member of the Coni
.inittee, having removed from the county,
D. M. McKenney was appointed to fill the
1 vacancy. A County Convention was
called to meet
AT OREGON CITY, ON WEDNESDAY,
tiik ICtu day of march, 1870,
-at 11 o'clock,A. m., for the purpose of clect
d g eight Delegates to the Democratic State
Convention, to be held at Albany on the
(SSd of March, 1S70, and for the transaction
of any other business that may properly
come before said Convention. The Com
mittee fixed the ratio of representation to
aid County Convention as follows : Each
precinct have 1 Delegate at large, and
in additiorrthcreto, to have 1 Delegate for
very 15 Democratic votes cast in the pre
cinct for Congrcssmanoin the election of
1S6S, and 1 Delegate for any fraction of
such 15 votes which shall exceed seven,
and which ratio gives the respective pre-
cinete the following number of Delegates,
to wit :
Oregon City precinct 11
Rock Creek "
Beaver Cfetk "
L0;cr Mollala "
Pleasant Hill "
' O" "
It is recommended that the primary
meetings for the election of Delegates to
Jbe County Convention, be held in the re
spective precincts on Saturday, the 1 2th
day of March. JOHN MYERS,
I F. Nuval has been committed tor
trial in San Francisco, charged with hav
ing murdered Miss Carrie Diamond by ad
ministering chloroform to her. It appears
from the testimony ofQthc witnesses that
t"tjo deceased carriad on a millinery estab
lishment in San Francisco for some time,
and amassed considerable money ; that
abont fifteen months ago she became ac
quainted with Neuval, who isQa married
man, and soon after failed in business, at
the same time turning over her property
tr him. eordinor to the witnesses, he
euDplied her with liquor and encouraged
her in dissipation, and made inquiries as
to how much chloroform would kill a per
Foro Great excitement prevails in San
Francisco on the snbject3)for th deceased
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The Eipulsfon or Georgia..
On the 5th of March. 1SG1, the Republi
can party obtained control of this govern
ment, and Las retained the control thereof
ever since that time. ; In that year some
of the Southern States attempted to with
draw from this government and establish
one for themselves. The party in power
immediately resorted to arms for the pur
pose of coercing the seceding States back
into the Union, and for nearly five yeara
thereafter this unfortunate country was
drenched with fraternal blood. As Sn
excuse for such destructive rashness, the
party in power called itself the govern
ment, and announced that it would main
tain the union entire, and in the co ndition
in which it had found it, when it obtained
control of the Nation.
A majority of the people believed that
this assertion was made in good faith, it
received their approbation, and "the gov
ernment (Republican party,) was sustain
ed. Finding that this move was popular,
the scheming leaders of that party gave it
the name of the Union party, and -claimed
fcr it superior excellence for patriotism.
And in every political canvass made since
the cessation of the slaughter, every radi
cal speaker has continually howled that
the Union party saved the Union and the
country, and iu turn ought to be support-
cd and retained in power by the people it
had saved. But that such claims were and
are without merit and foundation in fact,
is easily proven by the acts of the party
It will be remembered that during the
time of the war, the Republican party
contended that the seceding States were
still in the Union, and could not rightfully
get out of it without first obtaining the
consent of the other States, forming par
ties to the compact. This was good doc
trine. But mark the inconsistency : im
mediately upon the subjugation of the
seceding Slatesoand the close of the war,
the same party stoutly maintained that
these States wore actually out of the
Union, and could get back only by com
plying with certain conditions to bo pre
scribed by the conquerors. The first
condition proposed was the 13th Amend
ment to the Constitution of the United
States, which had for its object the entire
abolishment of slavery within the United
Stares, and the people of the States, said
to be out of the Union, were informed
that they could be re-admitted into the
Union upon ratifying this amendment,
and it was ratified by every seceding
State. Such ratifications was received
and acted upon by the general Govern
ment as the action of States, but in viola
tion of its pledge, these States were still
kept out and not permitted to participate
in the affairs of the government and were
denied the right of representation. How
a State can be considered and treated as
a State by the general government for
one thing, and by the same government J
denied this right In another that is equally j
legitimate and necessary for its existence,
is more than we can understand. And
the theory that an amendment to the Con-,
stitution of a country can be legally rati-!
ified by States which do not form a part
ipf that country, is a new and startling
theory in political economy, and can be
accepted and acted upon as legitimate, by
none but a party that is endeavoring to
perpetrate Itself in power by deceit, false
hood and fraud. This right of ratifying
Constitutional amendments is not allowed
to the Territories, then why sliould ratifi
cations by seceded States which are not
considered States or Territories in the
Union be counted by the Radicals?
But after the 13th Amendment had
been ratified by these foreign States, the
14th was proposed and these States were
informed thit upon its ratification by
them they should surely be readmitted.
Notwithstanding the bad faith and fraud
that had been practiced upon them in re
gard to the 13th Amendment by a Radi
cal Congress these States ratified the 14th
Amendment also, and a few of them were
readmitted, and among them was the State
But not fully satisfied with the destruc
lion and disgrace that it had brought up
on the country the Republican party must
needs plunge the country into deeper de
gradation by its universal suffrage and
universal equality doctrine culminating
in the 15th Amendment, and demanding
its adoption. T3ut Georgia having been
admitted her Legislators did not consider
that they were obliged to adopt this
amendment unless it accorded with their
sense of right, hence did not adopt it, and
refused admission to the negroes who had
been elected members of such Legisla-
tureT' For this tie State of Georgia was
herself expelled and thrown out of the
Union by " the party who fought to save
In discussing this high handed outrage
the 2aiion shows up a few of the frauds
and abuses of the party in power and hits
it some heavy blows. It says :
Astonishing as the Georgia Reconstruc
tion Bill is by itself, it becomes more so
w hen one reads the arguments bv which
it is defended. Georgia has been already
admitted to the Union, under a solemn act
of Cvngrejs, or. in other words, under a
nlede the nation, after having formal
ly lulfilleu all the conditions exacted of
ber bv" tue or-mui iveeonsiruciion aci
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What the suddoi. vis me present uui
say in sunnoi t of the theory that she is
not in the UnioU is. mai neroenaiors naa
not been admitted to their places in the
Senate, the maioritv of the Senate pro-
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nouncing them disqua.jneu someiumg
which might happen to New York to-morrow
and this is gravely given now as a
reason why the Gereral Government may
overturn the State Government, ami put
the people nnder marl'iaf law. ami iuinose
fresh Conditions of reconstruction. The
expulsion of the negro members of the
suDmittea to the Court of the State. The
Supreme Court has aeeordintrlv decided
legislature was a great outrage, but the
constitutionality 0f it wa3 very sensibly,
on President Grant's recommendation.
that it was unconstitutional, and it nowjplacc
remains for the Legislature to abide by
the judicial decision, which is generally
believed it will do when it meets in Janu
ary. But the promoters of the present
measure, apparently having a horror of
thA slnw and TPtrnlar DTOcess of American
jurisprudence, and being enamored of im
perial ways of settling imngs, itiuu iu
wait, and'have accordingly passed an act
repudiating the legislation ot last winter
over which the country toiled and sweat
ed so much, breaking the public faith, and
petting a shocking example of contempt
for law. The worst of it is that one of the
excuses put forward in defence of this
higb-handed violence is, that it is done
for the protection of negroes and loyal
men against the violence of their neigh
bors, as if the way to provide for their
protection wras to kaep them before the
eyes ot their fellow citizens as the cause
of the subversion of the State Government;
and as if the respect of juries and magis
trates for the law of the land could be
promoted by exhibitions of Congressional
disregard of it; and as If, in case the pub-,
lie opinion of Georgia cannot, or ought
not, be trusted to for the protection of
Georgian citizens, we ought not at once
to provide permanent gendarmerie and
Federal magistrates, armed with summary
processes, instead cf cheating the negro
and the loval whites with airy nothings
called a provisional government" or
'martial law." things which have just
enough substance to irritate, and not
enough to afford the smallest protection
either for life, or limb, or property. Mr.
Binghman made a strong and able protest
against the farce, but in vain.
TIio Chinese Triu 3ii pliant.
Last Saturday was the beginning of the
Chinese New Year. At noon of that day,
the Chinese employes in the. Woolen Fac
tory at this place, knocked ofT and would
'no more workie" until the following Wed
nesday morning. Hence, the factory was
shut down, and the white employes were
deprived of their regular work, during
this time. '
This is progressive Republicanism it
is the glorious (?) result of the policy of
that degrading party. Who don't go in
for Republicanism, the late Republican
Chinese treaty, the 15th Amendment,
universal suffrage and the new accessions
to the Republican party the Chinese?
When white men in these factories desire
a holiday, they find it very difficult to ob
taiu leave of absence, unless they first
secure a skilled substitute, but when these
Pagan pets of the Republican party want
a spree, white men must stand back and
loose their time in order to accommodate
these favored rat and rice jeators the
worshipers of Josh and the filthy beings
now petted, eulogizedwand worshiped by
the Republican party. As an evidence
of this petting and worshiping of the
Chinese by the Republican party,
read the Orcyonian, Forney's Press, of
Philadeldhia, and other leading radical
The Canal around the Fulls or tire
Last summer the Peoples Transporta
tion Company worked energetically and
successfully in cutting away the rock and
deepening the channel of the canal lead
ing into their basin at this place. During
the same tune the Company built a good
substantial stone wall frcm 8 to 12 feet
ligh on the east or land side of the canal
for a distance of twelve hundred feet. The
basin and canal extends from some four
mudred feet below the falls to Canemah.
a distance of some two thousand five hun
dred feet. All this portion of the propos
ed canal is now built and in such good
condition that it will not require a lock.
A few days since we saw a map of this
canal, drawn bv Mr. Belden. civil engin
eer, who surveyed it for the Company.
From it we learn that there is yet eight
hundred feet of the canal to build yet, and
that in this eight hundred feet there will
be three locks. We are also informed by
a prominent member and officer of the
Company, that it is the intention of the
Company to pnsh forward this enterprise
with all possible dispatch, and have the
whole canal completed within two years
from this time. We sincerely hope that
this accommodating and deserving Com
pary may realize its most sanguine expec
tations. V .
A Chinamen PuncuASK3 a New Wife.
The Grass Valley Union has "inter
viewed " Fi Kee, a prominent Chinaman
of the town, with the following result :
'FiKee, of Chinatown, has purchased
a new woman. She cost him in San Fran
cisco, the sum $550 in gold coin, and the
negotiations that took place before the
purchase was concluded cost about $50.
Fi Kee says that ., all told, his new woman
cost him about $G15. He is growling
about the state of the worn in market at
the Buy, and thinks if there were not so
many partners in the selling business,
women could be purchased at a figure
low enough to enable a purchaser to get
his money back in a year or two Fi Kee
is an economist. He saTs that money is
so scarce, interest so high, and a China
woman s life and health, when she ii put
at her regular business, is so precarious,
that one woman is not worth over $200.
Iu spile of the war. therefore, in spite of
proclamations and bills of rights inConsti
tutions. the heathen among us have slaves
buy and sell women for the purpose of
prostitution, and, worse than all, have
American partners in their horrible busi
ness. The "American partners" mentioned are
no other than the leaders of the Republi
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From the Mountaineer. Feb. I.
A letter from Rye Valley, dated January
20tb, says tbey have more snow there now
than they have had for many winters past,
and the miners are anticipating lively times
the coming spring and summer. The
quartz discoveries are reported rich.
A correspondent from the North Fork
of John Day says the weat her there so far
. has been lovely, clear and ftosly.
On last Sunday. Deputy Sheriff Schutz
arrested a negro who bad stabbed a man
on one of the upper river boats about trio
months s'.ince. He was bailed out. and
and with the consent of tbe sureties, Sher
iff Schutz took him to Umatilla vesterdav
to deliver binj up to the authorities at that
CF BANCROFT LIBRARY,
From the Ensign, January 22.
The Democracy of Douglass County are
making efforts to start a Democratic paper.
We had several days of rain during the
latter part of last week, which had the
effect to swell the North Umpqua river to
such a pitch that the stage w as unable to
cross on Friday and Saturday.
Some slight falls of snow occurred in
this valley, during the early part of this
week., none of which were sufficient to
cover the ground.
From the Guard, January 29th.
Professor Plnmmer is delivering read
ings in Eugene City.
According to adjournment the Railroad
meeting convened at the Court House on
Thursday afternoon, to hear the report of
the survey made by Ilon.Jessee Applegato
Mr. Applegate filed his report which
was received, and the city papers were re
quested to publish it. Mr. Applegate
says that the survey made, running east of
Spencer's Butte is a shorter and better
route than the Barrage route, which runs
From the Journal, January 29th.
Mr. Joseph Teal, the great cattle dealer,
has invested about $16,000 in real estate,
in this county lately. This is another pi oof
that Mr. Teal knows where to invest his
State Rights Democrat. Jan. 28.
Last Monday Mr. Jas. Kane shot a grey
Eagle, neor this city .which measured seven
feet and nine inches from tip to tip of its
From the Register. January 20.
Wheat hes declined .since our last report
in this market. Millers are now offering
50 aud 55 cents per bushel.
We have a few bad boys in our city.who
gather on the street corners at night, and
annoy passers-by and residents in the vi
cinity, by rude remarks.yelling and throw
ing missiles. A few arrests, accompanied
by fines, might administer a lesson that
would not be lost on them, but eventuate
in their ultimate good.
A '' noble red man" was arrested and
bought before the Recorder on Wednes
day, charged with abusing his cloochman.
a ' dusky maiden of the forest.7-' As he
had but $6 about his clothes, he was lined
that amount, which he potlatched, and
"hiac clatta-wad tor the forest dim."
From the Daily Herald.
We learn from Mr Joseph M. Wolf, that
a fireman named David Washburn, on the
steamboat Mary Bell, which runs between
here and Astoria, was drowned on the last
Robert J. Ladd. Esq., stepped into the
basement of Stimson it Roger's steam saw
mill, foot of Madison street, to sharpen
some table-knives, nt a grindstone whiiih
is turned by a belt attached to the ma
chinery of the mill. Mr. Ladd was alone.
at the time, and, as near as we can" learn, j
he took hold of the belt with his left hand i
to put it in connection with the shaft, when
it caught him and carried him with great
force against the shaft, which was revolv
ing at a rate of 250 turns in a minute.
The engineer, hearing the cry of distress,
turned off the steam at once, but before
the workmen on the upper floor could get
down. Ladd had released himself, but in a
terribly mangled condition. His left arm
was a mass of pulp, his side and face
crushed, and his wearing apparel torn to
shreds. The men in the mill carried him
to his residence on Front street, a few
doors above the mill, and Drs. Chapman,
Giltner and Watkins scut for, who arrived
a few moments after. When an examina
tion was made, it was decided to amputate
the arm. It was accordingly cut off a few
inches below the shoulder, by Dr. J. A.
Chapman, assisted by the other surgeons
present. A number of ribs were found
broken, and he was otherwise greatly
bruised. His watch was smashed, and a
boot torn off in his struggles to get loose
from his awful position.
February 1st, three days later.
Dr. Chapman, surgeon in attendance up
on Mr. Ladd, reports his condition favor
ably, with the strongest hopes for a speedy
recovery, considering the extent of his in
juries. Ben. Ilolladay, Esq., has telegraphed to
his agent here, from New York, to send on
a man to superintend the purchase of ma
terials, equipments, etc., to be used on the
east-siae railroad. Work will be resumed
on the road early in the spring, on a larg
er scale than ever, and it is thought by fall
that there will be seventy-five miles com
From the Daily Press.
It is said by those best posted. tat there
are at least 150 spiritualists in this city.
Will Fkkach. Gov. Woods will preach
in the Christian Church this, evening, at
the usual hour.
iiir. w.as Jones neaa sawyer ln Moore,
V h-.tten A-. .Miller s saw mul inbouthSalem,
fell from an elevated sidewalk on Friday
night last, and broke uoth tho bones of
his arm between the eibow and wrist.
5Irs. Ilines, wife of Rev. G. Hines, an
early missionary to Oregon, if I y i n dan-
gerously ill at the family residence In this
city, ller iriends fear she cannot recover
from the attack.
From the Daily Statesman,' Radical paper.
To-morrow is New Years day with the
Chinese. What few of them there are in
Salem say they are too poor to celebrate,
but we expect they will manage to let off
a few fire crackers, any way.
January 30lb. The Chinese population
bad a holiday-yesterday, and as we passed
ud State street in H13 evening, hearing
jolly sounds from the establishment of
Horp Suing, Washing and Ironing, we
found a dozen Celestials feasting in the
further room, whilo the red tapers were
kept burning in the foreground. - They
were jolly upon draughts of Chinese good
diink but indignantly declined having
used whiskey. It was their New Year's
Georgia- Legislature. -
New Oraeaxs, Jan. 26."
An Atlanta dispatch says the House of
Representatives was organized to-day. It.
B. McWhorter, (Republican), was chosen
Speaker, over J. E. Bryant (Conservative)
by 34 majority. Three members of the
House have been declared ineligible by
the nr.litary commission, and the setUs of
16 members are declared vacant for refus
al and failure to take the oath required by
the laws of the United States.
A Jealous Woman slioots another
New Yoke. Jan. 27.
Mrs. Sntcliff. at Providence, R. I., to-day
attempted to kill Mrs. Adrienne B. Mercer
w hile the latter was entering her residence
by shooting with a revolver. Mrs. Mer
cer was slightly wounded. Cause jealousy.
Both parties moved in respectable society.
Blaelc Ilepulilicaii Kcjoicing.
Neav York, Jan. 27.
The colored citizens of this city are
making arrangements to hold a great cele
bration on the ratification of the Fifteenth
amendment to the Federal Constitution.
Tlie Paunma steamers not to be with
drawn. Chicago. Jan. 27.
New York specials say the officers of the
Pacific Mail Compaify deny the truth of
the rumor that the Panama line is to be
withdrawn. They say the business of the
company continues profitable, though less
so than formerly.
A New Epidemic.
New York, Jan. 28.
A new disease, heretofore a stranger to
this country, has broken out in this city.
It is called the " relapse fever," and has
been quite common in Europe. Though
very violent in its symptoms, it is not at
tended with great mortality. Several
cases have been detected in the hospitals.
It is similar to tbe European famine fever.
Ainu and Ammunition for Cuba.
New Yokk. Jan. 28.
A special says a schooner sailed yester
day with arms an 1 ammunition for Cuba.
Fatul Kerosene Explosion.
Tnov, N. Y.. Jan. 31. G
At two o'clock this morning a kerosene
limp exploded in the bouse of Nicholas
Bliss, setting fire to the furniture of the
bed room. Bliss, wife and two children
were daeadfully burned. One child died.
snd the other U in a critical condition.
Bliss, and his wile will recoven. but are
Editor Shot and Killed.
Charleston. S. C, Jan. 31.
Gonzales Castenon. editor of the Voce
de Cuba, while finding on the porch of
the hotel at Key West, was attacked hy
several Cubans, who opened fire on hira
with pistols. He returned the fire, and
had wounded three of his assailants, when
he received a shot from whichehe died in
fifteen minutes. Several arrests have been
New Oklkans, Jan. 31.
In tic Legislature to-day the House
passed resolutions of impeaehment against
State Auditor WyeliiTe.upon charges inside
by Governor Warrnouth, of m xl-admiuis-tration,
fraud bribery, etc.. and appointed
a Comuittee to conduct the impeachment
on the part of the House.
Co it n t e r f t i t cr Arrested.
New 'York. Jan. 28.
Another 'attempt to flood the ciiy wt!i
counterleit ot) cent currency, has been dis
covered and frustrated, and a clue obtain-
j ed w hich may result in the detection of a
i number of dealers. Charles Diamond. the
i notorious counterener. has oeen arresieu
as one of the principal parties iu the
Ilcturn of t lie "lisped it ion ngniugt the
Chicago, Jan. 28.
Col. Baker's expedition against the hos
tile Indians Las just returned. They killed
17 Indians, destroyed 14 lodges, and all
the winter supplies and robes, and recov
ered 300 horses. Most of the murderers
and massacreers of last summer were kill
ed. The expedition was a complete suc
cess. One killed and eleven wounded.
Labor Reform Convention.
Chicago. Jan. 28.
The Labor Reform Workingmen's Con
vention, claiming to control the eight hour
vote of New York State, assembled in N.
Y. city to-da'. Resolutions were adopted
organizing a distinct political party ; not
to make war on the rich, but to protec
the poor ; opposing repudiation of the
national debt, but saving that the burden
of payment shall fall on all alike ; oppos
ing the granting of franchises of public
lands to railroads and speculators, declar
ing national banks to be monopolies; de
claring greenbacks to be the best cur
rency ; endorsing the late speech of Con
gressman Dawes and declaring it to be
the key note of the Labor Reform party,
and demanding that the duties on tea and
sugar be taken off. Saml. Flint, of Linn
was nominated for Governor. He is ar.
old free soiler, an advocate of payment
in greenbacks and of increased taxation
Men Frozen to Death in Minnesota
St. Pail. Jan. 28.
Four men are reported as having been
frozen to death during tho late storm
The thermometer fell to 45 degrees be
Washington. Jan. 28.
The President to-day nominated J. II
Carry tor Collector of Internal Revenue
for the second district of California, and
Leander Holmes for Attorney General oi
Atlanta, Jan 28.
The TTnnse. bv n. rntd nf fifi In rR rh
cided to qualify and seat- those persons
j who received the next highest vote h
; those members who were declared ineligi
j b!e. and those whose seats were declaret
j vacant by Gen. Terry. Nftie members
j were sworn in to day, of w hom three
! were colored.
Public Debt Statement.
Washington- Feb 1.
The public debt statement make the to
tal debt, principal and interest. S2.652.187.
211 -16; amount in Treasury. $207,373,922
51. Decrease during the month, $3,933,
Washington-, Jan. 26.
The President this morning approved
the bill admitting Virginia to representa
tion in Congress. The House has not ye'
been notified thereof. The Senators and
Representatives e!ect were all day in
waiting at the Capitol to be sworn in.
They may be more fortunate to-morrow.
Richmond. Jan 27.
Gov. Walker, upon tbe receipt of infor
mation of the President fciguing the Vir-
ginia bill. &M issue a proc.amation call
ing the Legislature together I ebniary Sth.
Gen. Canby will give up control of b.a.e
affairs when the Legislature meets.
Washington, Jan. 27.
Corbin. the President's brother-in-law.
was before the committee on Banking and
Currency to-dav, with reierence to the
New York gold" operations. He jefuses
to divulge anv testimony, on the ground
that it would be disrespectful to the Com
mittee and to the House.
Washington, Jan. 28.
Sumner introduced a joint resolution
directing the payment of bounties to col
ored soldiers and seamen, regardless of
former conditions ot servitude.
Voorhtcs on the IVatlc-ntil Debt.
Washington, Jan. 27.
Voorhees addressed the House? He
solemnly asserted that a vast proportion
of the national debt had no existence in
reality. It was a fiction created by un
just, scandalous legislation, or still worse,
uniiist scandalous neiversioil of a
true contract; ajraud fastened upon the
labor of the nation, utterly vthout con-
sideration, legal or moral
it wu3 a sneer
and naked extortion from the wauts. neces
sities and helplessness ofthe people when
they were at the mercy of capitalists.
Washington. Jan. 31.
McNeely ofTer3 a resolution declaring
that the national debt should be paid in
strict compliance with tlu; contract ; that
five-twenties are payable in greenbacks,
and condemning the" policy of the admin
istration in redeeming such bonds at high
rates of premium.
Jones moved to lay the resolution on
the table lor the purpose of testing the
sense of the House. The motion was car
ried by 122 to 41 a strict party vote.
Now, at the near approach cf the sea
son of conventions for the coming cam
paign in this State, J take the liberty of
urging upon my over-taxed, ioil-worif
friends and fellows, the necessity going
heartilv into the nrimaries, and demanding
. f tlia firc Of ihn 1:ict. fi H t t li 1'fl 11 f'll (ftJ 1 lliri
CI 1 I 11 V ill !.--' ....... . - -
intermediate tirne.that at least one capable
representative be sent to the legislature
from each county, who has learned from
actual experience what it is to eat his daily
bread in the sweat of his face. If we
would emancipate ourselves from the
thraldom of capital, we must make poli
tics a part of our business, just as needful-4i
ly us we do digging, plowing, planing,
hammering and such other kindred em
ployments. Working-men's societies, Iradj
unions, and co-operati veP work-shops, as
an ultimatum, in action will overdrove
feeble appliances in resistance to aristo
cratical encroachments on our rights. The
only effective Qemedy for our growing
grievance, is to be found iu the judicious
use of the ballot at the polls.
The next of kin of the late I). C. Brod
erick, residents of Sydney, New South
Wales, have brought suit in the United
States Circuit Court of California to set
aside the will. They allege that docu
ment to have been a forgery, that it wn
written by one Alfred A. Phelps, and the
name of David C. Broderick signed by
Moses Flannagan ; thaPjohn A. McGlynn
fraudulently caused the wilLtobe proved,
himself to be appointed executor thereof.
n.-l nl-.iimo lr Ut ;il n'.n.i in fiivnr of him-
sen 10 me aiiiouiik ui fo'j.uu-j. 1 minims
say they had no notice of the death (of
Broderick. nor of the existence of the pre
tended will until December, 18GG. QThey
ask t.iat the proceedings of th Probate
Court be annuulled, and for the posses -
sion of a strong box containing valuables
to the amount of $20,000, nowlu posses
sion of John Sime it Co.
P am Killer is icortk what it weighs, in
A 11 around the world are its praises(tpld ;
I t will Cholera.. cure scourge of southern
X o victim dies, who takes it He times.
K eep Pam Killer a true f.icnd ty your
I t will cure Cough or ColdVor C Lo 1 esid ;
L "00k to api-ly it for liru se or !o.- bp;ain,
L et it once be tried "twill be ute-.l (tain ;
E very word 1 am telling ycu, Header, is
Ii emember that Pain Killer is good fcr you.
The Pain Killer is sld by all Druggists
and dealeis iu Family Medicines.
TvEDlXGTOX CO., and IIOSTETTEH &
SMITH, San Francisco, Cal., General Whole
sale Agents. 13:1m
XX THE ItAIXY SEASO.V.
When the enrth is stratnated with mois'nre,
and the air is surcharged vith unwholesome
exhalations, the vital forces of the body are
less active than in clear weather, and the i proper otlicer tor codccMon. J;is. 1; u
. , .-ii j ii - i will be tou id at the old stmd d iug bnsuv
spirits correspondingly depressed. It iah.bse coma fovwarj, geuten, a$
unaei such circumstances that the invijjo- Hmsfhess must be .settled up. I'avmen's e..
rat. nor. vivifvinr and cheerins properties of , be made tj either party. J. L. IJ UbOV..
irivjTrnTrn'e CTninr n DITTrno
made especially manliest. Halt a wine-
idiissfnll. taken three times a dav. will sn
tone and strengthen the digestive organs !
... t .. .
and the nervous system, that neither th
miasma arising from the wet soil, nor t!.e ;
gloom of a sunless sky. will produce the!
usual effect upon the health nnd spirits.
Persons who are peculiarly sensitive to ex-
ternal change?. wi!l tind this agreeable tonic
the best means of steeling the system
. . . . . . x "...
against vICiss tudes of temperature, and all
variations in the state of tl e atmosphere.
What the poet, Cowper, said of tea, applies
.. . , .. . . , ,
with ten fold force to this inestimable ner
vine stomachic. ' It cheers, but not inebri-
mg -imparting healthful activity to the
secretive organs, regulating the bowels, and
giving a new and permanent impulse to the
effete and torpid animal machinery. The
. , .... ... e . , ,
mind, sympathizing with the refres.ied and
invigorated body, recovers its elasticity, and
life takes a brighter aspect under the e3ects
of this harmless vegetable cihilaraut.
" THia l,r.Tc, , r first :iv f.l the OeXl leriu ui av.
. It literally revolutionizes the con- ... r',,haAUon of this Summons ; a.J
of the feeble, debilitated ami Tper.nnrt. i,Mh.,ntinii beiu? Ft hruai v 5th.
Oregon City Prices Current.
The following are the prices paid for
produce, and the prices at which o" .r
tides are selling, in this market
WHEAT Whfoe, bushel. 70 r 'O
OATS ft bushel. 7i els Q
POTATOES- bushel. 40;,0 r,,
ONIONS 13 bushel. 811111-
FLOUIl-V bbl. $1 0L'Wr;, 0(j'
BEANS White. ft,., u c;,
DRIED FRUIT- Apples,
Peaches. lb., Kc; llx l-;
15 cfs.; Currants, ft ft. ia(3v2'j
EGGS dozen 3(k:J3 cts.
CHICKENS J? dozen, $2 50(,-3 m
SUGAR Crusjed. -p lb.. 20 cts.; l!ui
1) P.. 1012 ck ; N. o.. ft p.. 15 C'
San Francisco refined, ft ft, . lC?ct
TEA Young Ifvson. V, lb.. SI
pan, ft tt., 9Oc0$'. 25 ; Black, ft 7
COFFEE ft lb- 2p.25 cts.
SALT ft lb-. U(S.: eu.
SYRUP Heavy (.'olden, ft gn.lf j;, .
Ex. Heavy Golden, ft gall., $13)0
BACON-IIams. ft It,.. h ctstshV
lo Cts. ft 10.: fclioulaers, 12 ct,
LARD ft E.. 12I5 els.
OIL Deyoe's Kerosenkft galL.'o
$100; Linseed oil. raw. ft gail..
Linseed oil. boiled, ft gall.,?l 70.
WOOL ft lb.; 20 cts.
BEEF On foot, cts. ft F.
POKK On foot. ( cts. yb.
SHEEP Per head. $2 O0fi2 50
llliJL.t Green, -j lb.. ic. ; Dry
TUKKEVS-S1 50 each.
GEESE-SI 50 each.
Mr.. J. R. N. SELLWOOD.A. M.. will
open a Private School in tins city, on Mmi
day, February 7th, 1S7", in the School ros.
opposite the Episcopal Chvrch. Tuuioniur
the term of twelve weeks :
Pupils uncr 10 years of age iV, 1
' over 10 " " 0 !
Latin, Greek and I'ucal Jlusic ixira.
5S?"Pcial care wi.l bo given to the mor
als and general cendut i'f the children. ;t
1 3 A J.
51 A IX St., OliEOOX CITY. -1
Wm. Barlow & Go.. Proprietors.
Hiivina leased the above named ct-lcbrnU-d
Hotel, for the ter m of one year, we would sac
t .i the public, come an, we are ivady for you,
arel will Accommodate you to the bcsQf us
ability. August -21.-?..
"Live and Let Live."
COUNTRY PRODUCE, '&c,
57" At tht el 3 t nd of Wortman & F ! Is
Oregon Cit; , Oregon. 1 31 f
"Baprnu m Saloon."
J" DI PEX.-ERS 01'
CIioiGG Wines, Liquors & O'igar
Main St., Oregon CitgX
Call, amfRoi.ert letter will show vmi
through t!rtSM;stab!ishnim. .;t:
li Bamnm Restaurant?'
JEOX DeLOLTEV, Pj:.oii:ii;Tf
OF THIS ESTABLISHMENT
Main t., Oregon City,
izij Knows ho v
to serve Lis eusforaT-i
iLU w-ier, i ms ra
t, a good cifgjof Cuff
or a SQUARE MEAL
Physician and Surge cns
Drug Store, near ft
jOTiice, Oregofr'City, Oregon
J- AV. ROSS,
Physician aad Sur
l-t? Office on Main &U eetjopnosite Masoii-
gon Cttv. vi) l::t!
I I " " 1 l
TO THE) WOItKlXli CLASS
now prepared to furnish nil classes with c:i-
stiint eiiie.Iovinent at home, the whoie
time or lor thQspare moments. 15 1
now turrit nun nrii1it;ihl IVrson s ol eunt.
sex easily earn from .r.c. to 5 per evet.:i-;
and a pr portioned sum by devoting de::
wh le tin e to the business business. BoJ
and girls e nn neatly as much as ifcjsh. li'-
all who eee this notice may se:id i!;eir
die-s, and test the basines, we, make ;f
uupnrallcled ofler: To such as are ivt
. 1 sati'tied, we will send 1 to pa UTy..t
trouble of wilting. 1- all particulars, a v;i. li
able sample, which will do to rojgvnier.ci:
work onund a copy of Th. ProvW sL'rt
ry Compiiiicfii one of the largest ami he-',
faniilj- newspapers published alLjsent fre:
by mail. Header, if "yon want perm anon.,
profitable work, address E. C. ALLKX A u
Augusta, Maine. O '"'
The co partnership heretofore exi.tr.!
bctwec J. L. Barlow and JamcS Fu'ler, ir
der t!rf!Miirn uiiiic of I5ailow fc Fufer, wj
ru utuatfx3lissolved on the 1st day of Febr
arv, All persons knowing themsflv.-
indebted to said tirni are. requcsied to co;.
t lorwara ami matte mimeuuue paviuen:
; their accounts will pass into the hands ef
I JAS. I ULLhi
February 1st, 1S70.
' O TTAf
o r r n.
rs In the C rcuit CouWof h St,ftof f1
Q. tor the ComA? ot Clacka:nasuit i
dissolution of marriage contract. T
Uenrietti M. Kellv, plaiatift, vs.Ed!o3t
Ki IhC 'defendant.
To El LOS li. KEL L Y, Dfndaid :
are hereby required to appear an 't)'" -r.
; the complaint tiled against you ii the
entnled mit, within ten dsjs iron:ti.;u
ot- t!ie scl vice of this Summons upon yoa.
seyed in this said County, or if serve-i
1 f'X ,'t5" V r4.lbl9. Vls
, twenty davs from the date- ot(TUc b'-i
! ot tj,is -su:il.Ij0ns upon youv, or, .
s?rved bv i-ublieut.on, M:y
if you tail "o to answer, for ant there-1'
plaintiff' will apply to the C.-urt for tbe
lief demanded in sa d Complaint icli
thnt the bonds of matrimoiijv-xistir.jji'et'j'
puitm ana aeienaant nereiu, ue "
and that plaintiff have ths custouy w
n s-.,, marriaw
j Q HUKLAT, A?torii?y for jdiii
R.v order of Hon. V. S'. Upton, Jul;,,