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The Nest Legislature.-
The next Oropon Legislature will stand
as led lows. lit-publicana in italic :
1st District. Marioa
Broicn. J. II. Moores.
2,1 District Linn county-R. R. Craw
ford, Lnocb Holt.
3d District. Lune county R.B. Cochran
A. W. Palierson.
1th District, Douglas couritv L. F
Motslier. C. M. Push huker.
aih District. Jackson county Jarnes D.
(ith District, Josephine county B. A.
7th District, Euaion cotnty A. M.
8th District, Polk county B. F. Bnrcb.
9th District, Yamhill county J. V
10th District. Washington. Colombia.
Tillamook and Clatsop counties Thos.
ID- District, Multnomah county Lan
sing Stout. I). Poicdl.
12th District, Clackamas county D. P.
13 h District, Wasco county Victor
14th District. Raker county S. Tson.
15th District. Umatilla county N. Ford,
loth District, Union county J. lien
17ih District. Grant coun y J. W.
Democrats 1 1. Republicans 8.
HOt'-SE OF KKPKKSKXT.VTIVKS.
Marion county T. IF. Direupnri. II.
P. Eahnrt. J. M. Harrison, V. It. Dan
bar, O'co. 7'. Ilolnvin.
Linn county Geo. R. Holm. W. F.
Alexander. Thos. M tinkers. J. Ostrander,
W. F Elk ins.
Lane county J. Whiteaker. G. B. Dor
i is. Jas. F. Amis.
Douglas county Hutchinson, Caldwell.
Jackson co-mfy Jack Ruder, Joseph
V a! is, A. J. J.ui'iiett.
Josephine county A. Waldon.
Coos and Curry Lockhart.
Denton cot.uty Y. J. Dunn, 1Y. J.
l'.'ik county Ben. Ilayden, R.S. Grant,
W. Comagv .
Yamtiiil county Lee L'mglJin.Al.llnsey.
Washington county A. T';y.'or..Mills.
Columbia, Clatsop and Tillamook C.
Multnomah coun'v J. 1U. Whallpij.
U' lieijan, L. I'. Y. Quimliy. John C.
C'iaekamas county TF..1. Slarkicealh"r.
J. T. Ai'p'-rson. Ptfer I'-icpn-t.
Wasco county James Fulton. O. L
Dakor cotmty TI. T'orfer.
liaker and Union J. P. McLain.
I'maiiMa countv Two Deniocrats.
(intnt county J. M. McCoy, W. II
Union county J. T. Hunter.
Democrats 'J.'J. Republicans IS. Ma
jority on joint ballot. 17.
We lake the following from an exchange,
which tells plain truths. There can be
no question but what a paper sustained
liberally by the community for whose in
terest and benefit it labors, is a greater
source of remunerative wealth than any
other institution which can be fostered in
a town. It says :
What tells us so readily 1 lie standard
of a town or a city as the appearance of
its paper? Audits youth or its age can
as well be determined by the observing
as by a personal notice. The enierpris-'
of its citizens is depicted by its advertise
ments, their liberality, by the looks of the
paper Some papers show a good, healthy,
solid foundation, plethoric, purses, and a
well-to-do appearance generally ; others
show a striving to contend with the grasp
ing thousands around them, trying hard to
wrench an existence from their close tis'ed
communities. An occasional meteoric
display in its columns of telegraph or
local, or of editorials, shows what it can
.lo it it had thf means ; but it cannot con
tinue in the expensive work until support
comes, which ought to be readily granted.
A newspaper is like a church - if wants
fostering in the commencement, and for a
few years ; then, as a general thing, it can
walk alone, ami reilect credit upon its lo
cality. 'Take your paper home it. gives
you more news of immediate interest than
any other paper can possibly do ; it talks
for you when ether bicalities bed? you :
it stands up for your tight;-. ; you always
iiavt: a ehanpion in your heme paper: and
those who stand up for you should cer
tainly be well sustained. Your interests
arc? kindred and equal, and you must rise
or fail together. Therefore, it is to your
interest to support your home paper, not
"grudgingly, but in a liberal spirit ; as a
pleasure, not as a disagreeable duty, but
as an investment that will amply pay the
Siioulii Ic Increased.
One of the firs: things that the incom
ing Legislature should d is to remodel
me oiase v.-onsutuison a?
tion of public officers.
far as compensa
te idea t.iat tne
Governor should receive but SI 50l a vear.
wneu score-; of mere mule clerks in Port
land and Salem receive tu-n iHints mnro
'han ,h;lt su:n-,i-i' ;i ligrace to the State
1 hrt'1' thousand dollars per year is enough
a:m u-i n is in lie
i .- it...
enough. We will
ventu-e to say t!i-t the fact of our Gov
ernor only receiving 1.500 a year lias
kept hundreds from emigrating to this
State ; it, give outsiders an idea that we
were a poor and groveling people. In
like manner we favor the "raisin r of all
i other State officers to a reasonable living
rate, say ?"J.1U0 per year.
We know that enemies of the Democratic
party will charge us with doing this to
help along the Democratic party and
increase the pay of Democratic office
holders. But this cannot be done. The
compensation of no office can legallv be
increased or deminis'ied during hU term.
It will take ionr years to amend the State
Constitution so as to increase the pay of
State officers, and by that time another
election will take place. The idea that
the Sheriff's office in a mining county
should be worth six or seven thousand
dollars a year, while the Govenor of the
State gets but fifteen hundred, cannot fail
OREGON CITY, OllEGOiT, SATURDAY, JFUJL ST 9, 1S70.
to strike the most careless otserrer as
unjust and ridiculous.
California pays her Governor $7,000
per yetr. vhich is too ranch ; Oregon pays
hers too little. There is no sense in this
'penury wise and pound foolish7' econo
my, and if we do not wish to remain
behind our rbter States forever let us now
submit the question to the people: Shall
our State officers receive adequate com
pensation lor their services aud heavy
responsibility ? Xtirs
We take the following article on
popular education from the Jack
sonville JXeics. The suggestions in
it are good and we believe that the
office of State School Superintend
ent is a much needed necessity and
the benefits that would be received
by the schools would compensate
for the small expense :
It has become a recognized axiom
in all fret; governments that as you
increase the facilities for education,
you proportionately decrease the
desire to commit crime. Experience
has shown that jails cost more
money, both to build and maintain,
than school houses, in addition to
which there is the danger to prop
erty and life to be considered.
Therefore, all men who desire to see
our State become prosperous, must
desire to see her sons and (laughters
receive a good and liberal educa
tion, to enable them tograpple with
the work-day world.
ut while Ave arc in favor of a
comprehensive and liberal public
educational system, we desire to see
one that is commensurate with the
growth and progress of the State.
There are some among us who favor
the establishment of a State Nor
mal School b' the incoming legis
lature. In our opinion, that move
ment is premature. What we need
is this : First, the establishment of
a'Siate Educational Department,
with a Superintendent of Public
Instruction at the head of it, who
will attend to it and nothing else.
It is unfair to impose this task upon
the Governor any longer. Second,
t he establishment of a State Eoard
of education, to consist of the
Governor, Secretarv of State, Su
perintendents of Common Schools
in and for the counties of Marion
and .Multnomah and the State Su
perintendent, the latter to act as
Secretary of the Board. Third,
the establishment of quarterly
Boards of Examination in each
county, to consist of the County
Superintendent and two teachers,
who shall issue certificates based
upon a uniform course of examina
tion prescribed by the State Board
of Education. Fourth, a State tax
and a county tax upon property for
the support of schools, like every
other State has. Fifth, a uniform
system of school books in all the
counties of this State. The pres
ent system of allowing district
school officers to select just such
books as the like, is so manifestly
unjust that any statute which per
mits it, is a disgrace to our boasted
civilization. Every time a man
moves from one county to another,
his children have to be supplied
with new school books, and this be
comes a grievous burden upon poor
men, and one that is intolerable to
We learn that Hon. J. T). Fay
will introduce a bill having the
above enumerated features at the
coming session of the Legislature.
It lias been carefully prepared un
der his supervision by a practical
teacher, who has hail several years
of experience in the schools of Cai-,
ifornia, and it embodies many of
the features of the California law,
which, though drawn by a liepub
lican and passed by a Republican
Legislature, has be n deemed so'
equitable by the Democracy that
they have ever since refused to altet
or amend it m any shape. Air. :
Fay's bill will be presented early!
in the session and from the 'persist-I
ent way that he has of advocating!
measures, we are confident that it j
will become a law. It does not j
provide for any State Normal j
School, it being the opinionof the j
autlTorthat ten years hence is time!
enough to think of that. The tax
necessary to support such an insti
tution would be better expended,
for the present, upon the common
schools of the State. When Ore
gon acquires twenty thousand more
population and increases her taxa-j
ble property twenty millions of
dollars, then" it will lie time enough j
to talk about a St.nte Normal school I
We hope to see every Democra
tic vote in that Legislature east in
favor of Mr. Fay's bill, to show the
enemies of our party that Demo- i
erats are willing to further the I
cause of popular education in every ;
way consistent with the resources1
of theiitate. And to the Repub
lican members we would say that
there is no -party question involved
in a measure that affects the prop
erty and advancement of an entire
people. We trust to see it pass by
an overwhelming majority and be
enrolled among the statutes of Or
egon, as an evidence of the pro
gress and enlightenment of her
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The Latsst Infamy.
After years of shameful delay in
granting pensions to the soldiers
of the war of 1812, Congress has
doled out tardy justice, not how
ever without linking with their ac
tion a partisan i nfamy, character
istic of their of their legislation.
The bill, as passed, provides a pen
sion of eight dollars a month to all
surviving veterans, who served
three consecutive months and
were honorably discharged and
who are now dependent on their
own labor or that of others for
To this, however, were added
two amendments, one extending
the relief of the bill to surviving
widows, who were married prior to
the treaty of peaet and who are
now in like dependent cirncmstan
ces, the other one excepting such
veterans as at any time during the
war sympathized with the rebel
lion. In all the long category of out
rages for which the present Con
gress is responsible, there is not
one exhibiting such a spirit of ma
lignant hatred as this one. What
infamy could be more atrocious
than this revengeful thrust. at the
poor old soldiers of the republic,
tottering on the verge of the
grave? For years entirely ren'ler-
ed harmless by the infirmities of
age, unable at farthest to more
than cherish a natural sympathy
for the land and people to whom
they are linked by "every human
tie, why deny them requital due to
services done nearly half a century
anterior to the war? Does the
mere feeling of sympathy with
their children, and probably chil
dren's children, who went into the
rebellion, render profitless to the
country and unworthy of remem
brance their heroic defense of the
nation's honor before the present
generation was born?
Surely language cannot express
the utter loathing a high minded,
liberty-loving, magnanimous peo
ple should feel for a Congress guil
ty ol such base ingratitude and so
prostituted by partisan hatred.
Boone County Journal.
Prom the Clear Lake Courier J
Hurrah ! The niggers vote !
Our Radical friends must feel good
over the result of the late elections
East. Oh, very no doubt! It.
must be soothing to their spirits
and quieting to their nervs to iind
that the ebony objects of their
devotion vote the Radical ticket,
and yet in every instance there
have been large Democratic gains
or positive Democratic victories.
But the niggers vote. So they do.
What, an interesting occupation it
must be for a full-feathered "rad"
to cast a retrospective glance over
the past few years, reviewing all
the toils, tho trials, the struggles,
the shiftings, the lies, the prejuries,
bloodshed of his party, and then
gnu up the grand total of results
the niggers vote and Democracy
gaining. Thirty years of talking,
preaching, teaching, stealing, burn
ing, killing, aud the niggers vote.
A million of men brought to
untimely and bloody graves ; three
millions of willows and orphans
made; three thousand millions of
dollars expended and more des
troyed ; the .advancement of the
country set back for fifty years ; an
aristocracy created an aristocracy
of bonded, untaxed wealth which
exists upon the sweat and tears
and life blood of toiling, hopeless
poverty aud for what? To place'
Revels in the Senate and let niggers
The black nigger Senator,
ivered a lecture on May
in Boston. At its close the 1
white nigger, Wendell Phillips,!
was called out. Amount other 1
remarks of a like character, speak
ing of Revels, he said : "To-day I
present you with a true embodi-'and
mentor Southern reconstruction, a ;
veritable piece of the true cross of
Amerca's future. I show you the
Fifteenth Amendment in flesh and
blood. In 1SG1 j
both Houses of Congress, almost !
by a unanimous vote, pledged '
themselves that m this struggle of j
blood against a rebellion in arms.
the nation would never put its '
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hand over me uue oi oraietgiau u. x uu.eu.Mv leit u.av
sovereignty and. assan xne system j
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which was plotting against our ,
people. Gettysburg and Appomat-'
"--1 OF BANCROFT LIBRAK1,
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA,
I tox: daslietl that convfoatft with
death and agreement with hell to
pieces, and here stands the result !
We repeat with
something of n pride, the sublime
pledge of our fathers that all men
are created equal. We put the
same great truth, with added
guarantee and more explicit word
ing itito the Constitution of the
nation. With infinite toil at vast
expense, with such a sacrifice of
blood, sealing the charter with
live nanurea thousand graves, v e
have made it true of the ncgr- .
With what toil, at what cost, with
how much blood, with what self
sacrifice and devotion you will
make it true of the Indians and
Chinese remains for the next
twenty-nine years." There you
have it. Thirty years of intrigue.
four years of bloodshed, for Sena
tor nigger Revels and the nigger
vote. That being secured we turn
our attention to the Indian and the
Chinese. But how like Dead Sea
apples is this splendid prize which
theRadicalshavegrasped. By thou
sands ami hundreds of thousands
is the black standard being desert
ed ; and as the niggers, the
Indians, the Chinese, the baboons,
the apes, monkeys and gorillas are
sought in fellowship by such men
Phillips and his class, the- white
flock to the unspotted banner of
democracy. v aik no c-amno,
Cufiee, Caesar and Dick !
t he black ikopu
m.w.t- T,...,.ia ,.!-.. t tv,,v
on an i a i t , i v imi i
deposit your ballot in
oiiieo. come aiong, iuig-.ong.
Chung Lee, Si-Sing, and all yon
moon-eyed denizens of the flowery
kingdom. Come, leave your rats
and enjoy the glorious privilege of
the bal'lot. Come, uLo," you lazy
cuss; come from your grasshopper
soup and cricket chowder, acorn
hash and other forest luxuries;
leave the charms of the scalp dance
and enjoy the charms of universal
suffrage. And all ye islands of the
sea send forth your ""dog-eating,
Let them swell the glad hosanna
for Revels is Senator and the nig
The Negro on the Stump.
Under this head the Elizabeth
Dnilij Journal, publishes the follow
ing speech, made hy an unedu
cated negro, possessing a strong
native intellect, as the most effect
ive one delivered in Mississippi
against the new State Constitution
disfranchising twenty thousand
white citizens, and was voted
down by the colored vote. Boyd,
the speaker, canvassed the State
where the negro vote was in a
great majority, with complete
success. The following is the
substance of the most interesting
part of his speech.
My colored friends, I appear
here to-day in your interest alone
The white man is able to take care
oi himself; and as you can all see,
I have not- one drop of white
blood in my veins. Laughter.
I am a regular old-fasld ned, plain,
coin-field nigger, and havff not the
capacity to instruct white people
as to their duties, even if I had
the will. I was a slave from my
birth. I always endeavored to
serve my master faithfully, accord
ing to that letter in the Bible
which reads: "Servants, be obedi
ent unto your masters for this is
right." And I can lay my hand
upon my heart to-day ami say,
before God, that I entertain no ill
will toward any white man on
earth, and least of
ill toward my
old master and his sons, whom I t
loved as my own brothers, aud i
with whom I plaved in ,nv j
bov-hood. In all our neighbor-1
hood romps and frolics and fi-ghts, !
(Tnr hm-s will flo-'it i thev stood at '
my nacK, as l did at ttieirs, wnen-
ever it came to the pinch (laugh-
ter); aud, thank God, I will do" so
vet. I will stand by them so long !
as they stand by me, whether the j
oppression comes from the Yankees,
or from wherever else it mav.
Whenever it comes to my making
choice between white men, I shall
v,y baci, as 1 did at theirs, when-
urefer those of my own
.".11 the carpet-baggers in the worh
i isn t very
j white men and Yankees laughter,
when you find it all, you'll
find it in the w
bite man's favoi
White folks tire all cut pretty much
out of the same cloth, ami both
sections have made their love for
the niggers to subserve their own
interests, as ail men are rel fish by
nature and can't help it, and I can't
When the war broke out. Ism
free to acknowledge, I was might v
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e rt ..- .
mv ireeuom was going to come out
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ot it some way or ot iier, and as 1
am perhaps as selfish as a white
-kJ . V XV.. R .,,
man, I tell you I didn't cry much
at the prospect. Well, when the
;irst company left my country fo
"Old Yirginiiy," to fight tin
Yankees, I enlisted with the ba'
mce of them, and went along as
first cook and head waiter for one
of my young masters. I had a
prettv good time, too, for wliil
the white folks were out fighting
and marching, and suiieiing, and
dying, I was lying back with the
I iiK-at and bread wagons, Laugl
ter.J 1 leit, for once m my life, it
was a pretty good thing to be a
nigger after all lor ,h White men
would not let me fight along side
of them, and after I heard the first
shell go off, God knows I wasn't
very anxious to do it either.
Renewed laughter. I knew if I
iiad been along on the Yankee side
I wouldn't have had such an easy
time, for as selfish as the Yankee is
he never objected to getting some
body to do his fighting for him
,-henever he could. Not lie.
Loud laughter. Some folks say
he was willing enough to let the
South do it all during the Mexican
I used to lie right smartly amus
ed hearing the white folks talk.
Aly young master came in one
iiight alter a battle, and says he,
''Henry, we've just had a big, six
nours, fight. We whipped the
1 d Yankees like smoke, and
drove 'em thirty-six miles." Thinks
i to myse'f, Humph! pretty good
driving all in six hours, too!"
But a heap of people think the
nigger is a fool.
Well, I sorter thought, maybe
the Yankees were really lightingto
free the niggers But they didn't
keep the wool over my eyes long.
I watched 'em mighty close. One
day the news came into camp that
3Ir. Lincoln had issued his procla
mation, saving that if 3Ir. Davis
iv lonvn ins amis
back into the Union, and go to
paying tariff again, the Southern
people might have their niggers!
Thinks I, humph ! Mighty poor
chance to get any freedom from
you, Mr. Lincoln. Laughter. I
tell you what. I felt, mighty bad
for a long time. I had the blues
so bad I was almost black. I
think in two weeks I must have
fell off twenty pounds, I was so
Traid Mr. Davis was going to do
it 1 couldn't sleep. But by and
by the good word came that ?dr.
Davis said that he'.k'be d -d if
he'd do any such a thing. I an't
fighting for the niggers. Let the
niggers go. I'm after mj own
freedom first, before anything else
in the. world." I tell you my
heart jumped light up into my
mouth. Thinks I, bully for Jeff.
Davis! He's my man! Ah, my
friends, if the Yankees had been
in Mr. Davis' place you'd a been
in the cotton p'ltch to-day, with
the whip after you, instead of sit
ting up here m
this court-honse ;
hearing me speak. Laughter, j
But don't you see the difference
between the Southern man and the
Northern man? The Northern
man never missed the chance of
f -r -i "I
taking care of the dimes.
And now the
com'e here aud tell us they are
our friends, and the Southern peo
ple our enemies. They tell us they
set us free. Oh, yes, they've done
it all, no doubt. They si t us free
about like they set the mules free;
about like Ben. Butler set the
spoons free. Immense laughter
and applause. They did it to
help the Yankee, and to injure the
iouinern man. l ue can i iooi
ingger. I know who brought
the Jogger to this country, m the
ljl" place; the Northern man
Brought us here, aud when they
ncgan to lose money on the nigger
tlin nitre"-!!- iti llu.ii
-" . i' 4
pocket sold him down South;
- 'ltd then, to keep the South m the
Union to make her pay taxes, they
tnrn around and K-t the nigger
and mule mid the spoons Jive ; and
thev wouldn't have sit anything
re? (excepting the spoons) il they
-dd l-ve Ut the Nduh back m-
to the Union without it.
They promise him the "forty!
acres and too mme.
t . i i
I know five
niggeis nun, MtuH'u pitimp to
.!.,. 1 . 1
Ceath waiting for that mule and is a dun n u-e in some way and we
that forty acres. Laughter. I'd j leave the solution of this conun
like to know where the carpet-1 drum to those God and Morality G
bagger got his forty acres? You
all remember the Devil took the
Lord up into a high mountain, and
promised if he'd fall down and
serve1 him, he'd give him the whole
world, and the old scoundrel knew
li .1 . i:i ,..,i .i I in) nt i
till lilt' nine ii. niu.i i i'ii" "
land on the continent.
I Great 1
rri !,. j'sks me to
.me ca'pei-ti.. - ,
Ulf i' i
teen lik; um
folks down. -NOU ' , . . i tl ti e '
ed was to get on a level v. i i .
all 1 ever want- j
J-at.,J!V. ' i. j yn"" T "
white man.. They say a nigger
Is better than a white man in Cin
umati. Well that may be the
ruth in Cincinnati, but it ain't true
lown here. It is my interest to
stand by the Southern man, and
it's my wirh, too. Whatever law
s made to affect the white man's
p'antation also affects my little
cotton patch in the same wayP The
three cent tax on cotton hurts me
worse than it does the white man,
lut ?t puts money in the Yankee's
They want to disfranch the
white man, and make the nigger
out them into office, that they may
have taxes and things thr-ir own
way. .They never would have
passed a law allowing niggers to
vote if they hadn't thought the
niggers would vote the Republi
can ticket. JXcver. xever. Who
Not this nig-
"I think, if I marry," said Mr.
Temple, glancing across at Flor
ence, " I shall educate my future
wife to suit my future- require
ments. I like a feminine woman
and in our day when thegentler o
sex compete for honors at our uni
versities, und what not, it is time
for men who want wivesin theCJvhl
sense of the word, to have a school
of their own in which to educate
litem. Only a tew days ago 1 read
of single, married, and widow la
dies having taken degrees. I grant
that there are some men whoQnight
like to marry a iemate aj. u., out
I am not among the number, for I
believe we have round corners
which need planing md polishing;
and I hold that a woman's tender
ness and gt idleness is the greatest
safety a man has. therefore I do
not wish her to lose her identityQn
gradgrind study. Let her be well
, , ,
react ov all means, Put eschew
competition with men. Only imag
ine a husband and wife going uj,
to the counting house bent on the
same ousmess. e nave naroness
enough to deal with daily. Why
should women be educated in the
same rough school? Give
rather a womanly wife, who woijld
be one with me in all my pursuits ;0
Avho would sympathize with me in
all my difficulties; who would cheer
me with her honest advice: and
who would beguile me from money
making by her affection and not
a manly woman, who would borcO
me with argument, weary me with
politics, or boast of her degree."
Gold and Tind. " ?
Massachusetts was willing to dis
solve the Union to abolish 'Negro
Slave.iy. The reason why Massa
chusetts wanted Negro slavery
abolished was, that Negro slavery
was urofilable to tho South nnrl
Massachusetts hated the Southern
Now comes in this item of
news which demonstrates the kind
of philanthropy 'which distinguish
es Massachusetts politicians and Q
Seventy-five Chinese laborers O
passed through the cityof Ottum
wa one day last week onth B. fc
M. 11. R. bound for Lynn Massa
chusetts. These Chinese laborers
were under a contract to work for
jfive years making boots aud shoes
at Lynn, on the following terms:
The first year they are to receive
nothing but their board, in consid
eration that their employers jay
their passage from San Francisco
to Boston, which amounts to 01.25
for each person. For the remain
ing four years they are to receive
fifty cents a day, without board.
They are not to receive the full
amount of their wages until the
completion of the term of service
and a forfeiture of the contract on
their part works a forfeit of all
that may be due from the Massa
chusetts Slave Driver.
xnere are some pcrnaps who
may be able to discover the phi
lanthropy which animates a Massa
i t - i . i - .
chusetts 1 ankee to steal aegio
from a Southerner and then
'him to make what is substantially
dav ot t of a Chinaman. Theie
feffows who have beeife talking so
loudly about the Barbarism of
Reduced Oxe Haef. For sev-
eral tears Ben Iloihiday has boast-0
t'tl umi in wni.... i . .
1 !.. I i r i-1 1 1 n I t --
he owned two Lnited
ot ates ocnai o. r a iMiinin,ui nan-
. o "T.,.-. rT-
sas, aim iiu.iui. vu-gon. jvi-
ter the 4th of next March, I loll a-
, c4int.vrifll rnnitnl will -
..... i - -
just one-half. W. IV,
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