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CO U N TY O F F IC IA L P A P E R .
Fr»nk B. Stuart,
D A L L A S , S A T U R D A Y , M A Y 1.
T O S IG N A L S U B S C R IB E R S .
W I I E U B H I L L IT ST O P !
TO T H E D E M O C R A C Y O F F O L K .
a n d s . —
In presenting this, our first issue, to
H 'rald establishment has been purchas-
iiig man who has watched the progress the Democracy o f Polk county, a f»w
ed by M r- Sylvester Pennoyer, a thor-
o f public affairs iu the United States thoughts suggest themselves to uJ with
during the last few years cannot but reference to the in portauce and neccs
°"ghpaced, live Democrat, who has
been its editor in-chief since it was
feci alarmed at the astounding increase sity o f their giving a liberal support to
purchased by Mr. Weatherford.
o f crime aud corruption that pervades a Democratic journal in their midst,
Pennoyer is now its sole proprietor and
every vein and artery o f the body poli so as to make it potent for good— not
will continue to act as its editor.
Any dispassionate, observing, think
Prior to completing the sale o f the tic— from the prostitution o f the pre- only to the general industrial interests
Signal material we Lad refunded ad togatives of the Chief Executive, o f the community, but to the advance
vance subset iptions to many of our pa through the hulls o f Congress, down to ment o f the interests of the Democratic
trons. Under our arraugemeut with the most insignificant office in the Fed parly in Oregon.
It is a well-known faeft that . Polk
Mr. Stuart, proprietor o f the T i m e s , a eral Government. The various Depart
bis hands wc are satisfied the growing
ment offices have been degraded into county lias been the battle ground o f
number of advance subscribers will be
a system o f hospitals for the pauper the Democracy o f the State for many
supplied in full for all they had paid on
relations aud personal friends o f the years past. The proximity o f Marion
the S gnut.
Chief Magistrate. The halls of Con county«—the stronghold o f Oregon Iiad-
In taking leave of journalism in Polk
gress, from being the scene o f thu icali-m— and the overwhelming major
county we cannot do less than return
wisest and best legislation by the purest ity o f our political enemies therein, has
thanks tor the liberal patronage bestow
aud uoble-t of >tatesmen, has become,
long beeu a source o f fraud and cor
ed upon our enterprise, aud for the gen
like the holy temple ol old, a market
ruption, in controlling, or endeavoring
eral promptness with which we have
of money-changers and a deu o f thieves
to control, the elections in this county
been paid our dues.
aud rubbers ; an auction mart, where a
F. R. Stuart, Esq., wbo succeeds us, set o f depraved, perjured poliiical dem in the Radical iutcrest. Colonization,
is deserving of a continuation o f the agogues, who have foisted themselves bribery, the foisting of unscrupulous
knaves aud tools o f their own upon
generous patronage accorded to us.
upon the people only to misrepresent
Democratic conventions anu Democratic
J. II. UPTON .
their interests; sell themselves, body
meetings, for the purpose o f breaking
Dallas, April 30, 1809.
aud soul, to the highest bidder, aud be
them up, or initiating any disgraceful
come the tools o f the most odious mo
nopolies. And this same system o f measure that might possibly result in
best wishes for its success.
fraud permeates every branch o f the producing demoralization iu the Demo-
All h a il!
prosperity of the Herald will be mate
April 2Utb, at the residence of tbe bride’s
father, by Elder II. M. Waller, Mr. A. B. Cocb-
erhain, to Miss Elizubetli Williams, all o f Polk
D IE D .
At tbe residence of Mr. D. D. Hooker, in this
county, April 12th, Mrs. Sarah Hooker, aged
tinue to be the leading
Democratic principles in Oregon.
B onds , p r o m is s o r y
for tbe last few weeks in slurring each
W e do not care to interfere in
this family jar, and canno* help but
__ _____________________ q. B. STILE'L
OTICE, cash or goods paid for County
Orders, at ten per cent, discount.
which they belong, but is interesting
only to our mutual enemy.
“ Let us
Main street, Opposite Court House,
G ESN E ll,
H ew S to re !
H ew G oods!
AM NOW PREPARED TO OFFER A
large a«sortment of choice
CIGA R S
YANK EE NOTIONS, Etc., Etc. ’
lic that their large STABLE in
IN D E P E N D E N C E ,
General Assortment o f T in-w ar«,
is constantly open for the of all those who
may favor them with their patronage.
A t»ood B ook fo r A g e n ts !
_________________ G .
I design to keep only the CHOICEST and
BEST articles and soil them at a Small Profit
M Y M O T T O .~ Q u ic k s a le , and «m ail
tfâ r Don’ t adverti-e ; it is a very bad
plan. It will call attention to your
place o f business, and it is much better
J OULD announce to the Traveling Pub
no credit on themselves or the party to
the journals in
such a controversy. It certuiuiy reflects
no more— is
C. B. S T I L E S ’
IfO T ItE
question have in view iu continuing
A ccm nts. and ull other Claims made a
specialty a.id promptly aollected.
and the Salem Press have been engaged
D A V ID S O N ,
SPECIAL COLLECTOR OF CLAIMS.
N o G o o d . — The Portland Herald
J E N N IN G S L O D G E No. 9 F .
w V t A. M., Dallas, holds its regular com-
/w rxm unications on the Saturday preceding
| the Full Moon in each month, unless the moon
fulls on Saturday—then on that day, at on#
Also, on tbe second Friday in eaeh month
at 7 o'clock, P. M , for tbe purpose of improve
ment of the Craft in Masonry, and Ihr such
other work aa the Master may from time to
All Brethren in good standing aro invited to
attend. By order of the
Office, No. 64. Adjoining Telegraph
Office, Front at., Portland, Ogn.
rially stimulated, and that it will con
dead ! public service. The -ituation and drift crat*c ra,‘ ^9' aru 0,1*y a ^ew aul0,,o tbc ; for people who wish to trade with you to
and tlie verdict o f the Coroner's J u r y * o f affairs is well understood by the I mJ r*ad of di-honest and nefarious prac- , hunt you up. It gives your < ustomers
I leading .nunds of both parties; but licc3 indulged in by the God-and-mor- exercise, and makes them healthy. Re
is : “ Died o f W hite Pine fever !”
alityites act oss the river, aided by their sides, if you advertise, somebody will
The P o l k C o u n t y T i m e s now m akes while, on oue hand, Democrats are ma
satélites on this side.
buy up all your goods, and then you will
its bow, nd scuds you all fair greetin':. k in g every effort to arouse the people
To guard, then, against a continuance have to get more, which would be a great
The enterprising citizens of PuR ! to a sense o f their danger, the R epu1»*
o f this system o f political fraud aud bother to )ou.
county could not think of getting along j iicun leaders are using their efforts to
j blind the ua'iou to the true state of treachery, and to maintain the sacred-
without havinga home journal iu their
N e w M a i l S e r v i c e , — Petitions for
Once in a whi e, however. ness o f the ballot box within our limits,
midst, eveu if its rapidly iucrea-iug
1 when the system operates so as to iu :t is the duty o f the Democrats o f Polk a tri-weekly mail service from Salem to
business aud fleet-fi>oted general pros
I volve S "in e o f their.lifpunlicun friends, to support liberally an otgan in this , Corvallis, via E o’ a, Independence aud
perity did not demand such an oriran.
some o f these same leaders cannot re. county which shall serve us a beacon Buna Vista are in circulation iu each of
This being the case and having received
Don Piatt, the light to warn them when such dangers the places named. The mail service
the warmest encouragement from the
i \V a-hingtou correspondent <>f the Ciu- threaten, aud which will use its utmost certainly is inadequate to the necessities,
good people o f this region, we have
ciunuti Commercial, one of the most influence to avert or thwart a iy aud all
hope their prayer
will be sue
purchased from J. II. Upton, Esq , the
daring of these spirits, and one of the machinations o f the enemy. Then let cessful.
Signal office and material, aud will issue
mu>t influential in the Republican party, every Democrat, who reads this, inline-
therefrom, every Saturday afternoon closes a letter to toe ComrrLPrpint -m ,
« » Ins
. in the
Garfield received the nomination
closes a tciicr io me commercial as J iately
hereafter, the P o l k C o u n t y T i m e s , f o l l o w s :
o f the late Republican convention for
j if not already a subscriber to his county
fur which we solicit a continuance ol
-W il l! Boutwcll in the Treasury and papcri immediately se„d on his name, dcl,- a,°
the patronage so liberally bestowed on the House organized by Mr. Blaine in
, _ . .
lie had better give up the race. With
his notorious unpopularity, such an op.
urgingup&B. his neighbors the
To those who know us it is 5/ltiIcely uj.r^ita-dJWi Pennsylvania pig iron, we JtftQC’j
ponent as Gov. Moore, and the Democ
»vest may Mr,^L»kr-~u»irps
on j | necessity that they shou'd
of the West
necessary to*say (hat the T i m e s will be
nc is sure
the willows and sufier outrage and Ret every Democrat in the county thus racy ol VV a - Te'i'i'.ViVj
strictly Democratic, and that our every wrong f«»r the next four years. The
to be distanced.
one to further
effort politically will be in advocacy The vast power o f thr General Oovcro act as a
P a c i f i c R a i l r o a d . — From a dis
the interests of the T im e s , by sending
o f the principles and interests of tbe ment will be driven with merciless vig
or over our pmstrute trade, to enrich on subscriptions, and no effort shall be patch dated the 23d inst. wc learn that
the already wealthy monopulists o f New wanting on our part to make it an orglifr at that date only twenty miles o f road
As this is chiefly an agricultural Euglaud aud Pennsylvania. Our grain
worthy the support o f the Democracy building were wan ing to complete the
county, we will furnish from time to may rot iu our hams, and our sheep be
and a credit to the community «gen connection between the Union Pacific
time such hints and scraps of in forma kil(pd to save the tallow aud pelt, while
our party has nearly two thirds of a erally.
and California Central roads, and that
tion iu that line, as may be deemed majority in Congress. The rich grow
the gap would be filled Jt>y to day.
suitable in this locality.
richer and the poor grow poorer
P r o c l a i m i n g H i s O w n I n f a m y .—
“ I can tell nty political friends at the George L. Woods heads the list o f the
Each week the T im es will contain,
Don Piatt, correspondent o f thc Cin
West that the day is uot distant when I Directors of the East Side Company in
in addition to political, miscellaneous
all the glories of the late war and all their answer to the rcmoustrance o f S. cinnati Commercial (Republican), say*:
and family reading, a synop-is o f all | the uobie impulses in behalf o f colored G. llecd, in which they denominate We have n > cud of r »g' cs.and an equal
the most important and interesting humanity will uot save us. A sickened “ the Secret Agreement ” made bv six number of as*es, in our organization,
Eastern and Pacific coast news that » „ 1 J u r i e d people will be »ore I, - o f the ¡«corporators o f the West S i d e 1 tl)at wouW stea, thc ,ast ccnt from the
tem p «ted to hanu the Government over Company as a “ gross fraud.
may como under our notice.
drive u?s to the devil.
to tho hated Copperheads.”
what can the people think o f this man
W c also propose making the local
Woods when they are told that he him
Tho Albany Nimrods ar« having fine sport
department o f the T imes a specialty ; TO O U R R E P U B L I C A N 1 R I E N D « . self was one o f the parties that signed
with thc Calapooia trout. Herald.
that “ secret agreement
This act of
and to that end we ask our friends in
This is the first intimation we have
In entering upon this enterprise we deliberately publishing one’s own self
every precinct of the county to lend us
have received warm encouragement as a scoundrel over his own signature, received that thc “ mighty hunter”
I • *
their assistance, by f>rwardiug to this
to “ b ob” for trout.
from public spirited Republicans iu aud evidences a degree o f moral turpitude condescended
office, at their earliest oonveuieQce,
of which wc did not deem even Woods
Will thc Solon o f the Herald enlighten
about Da!las. The rapid settling up
eyery item o f local or geueral interest
of the county and the proportionate in
that may corue within their knowledge.
D e a d . — W e le^rn that Mrs. Abbott,
crease o f business demands the services
R e v i v a l . — It is reported that Mr.
N o matter in what shape it comes, so
of a local journal, as every one alive P. D. Hull, of Jacksonville, a practical wife o f the editor o f the S’ate Rights
you scud us the facts. The balance we
to his own and the general interests is printer, has purchased a controlling in Democrat, died at Albany last week
will attend to.
eager to acknowledge
As men who terest in the press and material o f the after a painful and protracted illness.
Having f»reshadowed thus far what
have mixed up much in the world well late Reveille, and will resume the pub The bereaved family have our sympathy
we intend the T imes to be, we now
know, there is one interest that is nearer lication o f a Democratic journal at that in their misfortune.
send it forth, trusting to its merits alono
and dearer to most strict business men place under the editorial control of
for the desired success o f our enterprise.
Hon J. S. Smith has introduced
than any other, t. c ., self-interest. Oi Hon. J. D. Fay. W e hope this is true.
The T imes will be forwarded regu
course our Republican friends don’ t Mr. Fay is probably more thoroughly a bill in Congress to exteud the land
larly to all the old sub-ci ibers o f the
expect any political fa vors at our hands, identified with the policy and'interests grant, made to the Railroad company
Signal unless they are ordered discon
unless kicks and cuffs (not physical) of the Democracy o f Oregon than any from Sacramento to Portland, as far be
tinued, which we hope will not occur
might be so term id ; on thc other haud, other man in the State, and his well yond as the mouth o f the Columbia
in many cases.
they know we will tread on their toes known ability cannot fail to make the river.
The gentlemen who acted as agents
as often as we can, with our heel on enterprise a success- The first number
It is a startling fact that the office
for the Signal are requested to act in
their corns as frequently as possible. will be issued sometimo iu June or holders in this country, exclusive o f the
the same capacity for the T i m e s .
But notwithstanding we assume this July, when all “ policy men” and time army and n a v y , appointed by the Pres
belligerent attitudo, otherwise thaD servers had better stand from under.
ident, number 80,000, and it takes
The Washington Territorial
politically their interests are identical
810,000,000 annually to pay them!
Democratic Convention met on the 22d
with ours and those o f the community
or less, employed upon the Cential Pacific and
inst. at Vancouver nnd nominated Mar
Joseph James, ol Buffalo, N. Y ,
at large, and «>ur efforts will be unflag Union Pacific Hailroeds. on the Great Plain.
This army will be let lnoge in a few weeks, aud
shall F. Moore for delegate. The Con
who a few weeks ago presented Grant
ging iu their behalf. I f they prosper what will become of i t ? — Ex.
▼entioo then chose O. B. McFadden.
the community is benefited thereby,
Oregon will receive with open arms with an elegant pair o f boots, is tobe
Levi Sheldon, J. L. Rankin, E. S. Fowl
and our prosperity is increased in pro the white portion of it. The Chinese appointed an Assessor o f Internal Rev
er, Frank Clark, F. P. Dugan and L.
portionate ratio. On thc other hand, if division o f it may go to— well, any enue.
H Gordon as the Territorial Central
the influence o f a journal tu the county where they pler.se, bo they leave our
Thc rebel Gen. Longstreet, whom
is a benefit to the community, they fair laud. Burlingame’s bosom, for Grant recently appointed Surveyor of
A . J. Cain waa nominated for Prose
participate iu the increased prosperity. instance. ________________
the port o f New Orleans, is a relative
cuting Attorney in the 1st District, J.
With the exception o f the oue fea
W a n t e d .— Information o f Sanford of Mrs Grant.
B. LaDu in the 2d and J. P. Judson in
ture, politics, we hopo to make the
K . Myers, »vho emigrated to this coast
A negro aud a carpet-bagger from
T imes as acceptable to Republicans
in 1850 or 1851 from Eureka, Illinois. New l Tork are rival candidates for the
T h a n k s . — W e are indebted to B. J. as to Democrats, and a source o f pleas
He was at one time mining in Southern position o f postmaster at Columbia, S, C.
Pengra, Esq., for valuable documents ure aud profit to every household it Oregon and was in the Indian war o f
and maps relative to the railroad inter enters. W e therefore look to the R e
The new Secretary o f the Navy has
publicans for a fair share of support, 1852. He can hear o f something to
ests o f Oregon, also to Senator WiU
feeling confident that time will prove his advantage by communicating with posted up a notice that there are no
liama tot pub. docs.
us worthy o f it.
vacancies in his department.
Hon J. N. T. MiUer o f Jacksonville.
The Signal is
M V F H IE D .
S L O P E !
A Statistical aud Desciiptive Summary of the
Mines and Minerals, Climate, Topography, Ag
riculture. Manufactures and Commerce o f the
Pacific States and Territories, including LOW
ER CALIFO RN IA, MEXICO, B R ITISH
COLUMBIA and ALASKA,
S T IL »«.
N orthw est C orn er Main and M ill Sts«»
D A L L A S , OGN.
By HON. J. ROSS BROWNE,
p u r c h a s e d the o l d s t a n d
formerly belonging to W. S. Robb, and
wishing to live and let live, I will sell at low
rates, FOR CASH, everything in my Hne:
Complete in One Large Octavo Volume of 874
pages; Price, $4 1)0.
D ru g * , P a te n t M e d ic in e «,
This is the Cheapest Work ever offered in
this market to Subscription Ageuts, and it is
compact with useful information, invaluable to
MERCHANTS, FARM ERS, MECHANICS,
et •, and is of deep interest to ALL CLASSES.
II. IS. B a n c r o ft A Co.,
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
L. A . B O B » ,
Begs leave bv announce to tbe public of ;
Polk County. that be has ju s. opened
a v in g
And all kinds of PURE LIQUORS, pnt np
expressly for Medicinal use.
P E R F U M E R IE S
K IN D S .
A lso. Soda,
Varnishes , Brushes,
And everything else that is kept in a FIRST
CLASS DRUG STORE.
B . F . N I C H O L S , Druggist.
A t Eiitleppiidcin e
A COM PLETE
A SSO R T M E N T
FARMERS^ STORE !
m U > lC IX K 3.
p a in
T s T
O IL S ,
D Y F -S T U F F ,
Which be proposes to
Give him a call.
r jV I I E LARG EST AND BEST STOCK
D ry Goods,
sell cheap as the
M F It C I I A A D I S
I. V ahdl ’ vx ,
J ohn S ohhhhvllh . |
“ P',lk C’ '’ “
’ f 'R O \ R Si W O L F ’S
V a n clu y n & S o m m e r t in e ,
New two story building at INDEPENDENCE,
which wc will sell CHEAPER than the CHEAP
I N D E P E N D E N C E , Oregon.
»»e arc prepared through recent arrange
D EALERS IN
A full Stock of Goods constantly on hand to
suit the varied wants of tho People.
ments made in San Francisco, to find constant
sale for all kinds of Produce, and paying the
highest market price for WHEAT.
Wc also have in connection with onr etore,
A LARGE W AREHOUSE,
where we offer storage on good terms.
We also keep
Tho Highest Market price paid for
MOLINE and BOSTON CLIPPER
C ountry Produce.
CRONE A WOLF.
We also have in connection with the Store
G u a r d ia n ’« S a le .
with track extending to the River, and are pre
pared to receive and Forward Freight for
7 5 ce n ts p e r toil.
VANDUYN A SOM MERVILLE.
\ L H
r i l t » !
Y E W GOODS !
H EW STYLES!
A.\D R E D U C E D P R IC E S
AT THE OLD HEADQUARTERS OF
B R O
Brick Store, Main street, opposite
the Conrt House, Dallas, Ogn.
JUST RECEIVED TIIE
Largest and most Complete stock of
Ever brought into Polk county, including
.->pnnii and Summer goods of tho Latest Styles,
wtiicb we are defermiood to sell as Cheap, or
Cheaper than those of less inducement.
We have a very fine assortment of
L 4 U IE S * T R IM M E D
N pursuance o f an order made by the County
Court of Polk county, Oregon, made April
Term, a . n. 1869, the undersigned. Guardian
of .Vary E. Lynch, minor heir of »V. W. Lynch
deceased, will, ou Tuesday, the 8 th day o f
Ju n e, A. b . 1869, at tbe Court House door in
Dallas, in said county, between the hours of
nino o’clock, a . m ., and four o’clock, p. m ., of
said day, expose for public sale, for gold or
silver c»in, to the highest bidder, thè one-third
iatercst o f said ward, being her entire and un
divided interest, of, in and to the following des
cribed real estate, viz: Beginning 6.15chs
North and 3.1Scbs »Vest o f the South-east
comer o f section 16, T. 6 S., R. 6 W, of the
»»’ illamette meridian, running thence North
41.¿Ochs, thence West 15.36chs, theuce South
78.87, thence East ¿I.Odchs, thence North
37 37chs, thenee »Vest 35-64chs, to the place of
beginning, containing 228 29 100 acres, more
or loss. Also the undiA^ded J of the following,
viz: Being a part of tne donation land claim
of N. T. Kennedy in T. 6 A 7, 8. of R. 6 k 7,
»V. o f »Villamette meridian; Beginning at tho
S. E. corner of Brown’s lot of land on said
claim, naming theuce »Vest Ifi.OOchs, thence
(outh S.UOchs, thence East lò.OOcbs, thence
Noith 8.00cns, to tho place of beginning, con
acres, more or less.
All of said premises being situated in said
county aud State. Sale to commence at one
o'clock, r. M., of said day.
T. J. DICKEY, Guardian,
April 12th, 186».
H ATS* t
To which we invite the attention of the Ladies.
A Iso, to our full stork of DRESS GOODS, con
sisting of Silks. Irish and French Poplins,
French Merinos, all wool Empress and half and
all wool Delaines; and especially to our com
plete assortment of Brass Buttons. Fringes,
Gimps and Velvets o f all colors, our Ginghams,
Lawns, Combri'-s, Swisses, etc., etc., iu grout
Wo call the attention o f GENTS and IIEADS
OF FAMILIES to our fine assjrtmont of
CLOTHING and HA RD WA RE,
GROC ER IES and CROCKERY.
Call and see us. You will always find us
happy to see you, happier when we show you
eur goods, aud happiest when we sell to you.
W C. B R O W N 6i CO.
Pallas, Polk county, April 30, 1(69.
WATSON & GRISWfcLL,
A r c h ite c t s a n d P r a c t ic a l
I N D P E N D E N C E , OREGON,
ILL take Contracts for Building Houses
W of any description or size, in town | or
country. Satisfaction guaranteed.
E d u c a t io n a l N o tic e .
Public examination of Teachers will take
place ou tbe second Saturday of March, June,
September aud December.
J. H. MYER,
Supt. Common Schools, Polk Co.