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J. H. I PTON,
m o n iììo
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• ear, $Ji
í $2 50 per
MS FOB CLUBS :
ne yenr, $13 75; Ten
an J for any gtraU-r number
tí Ir pililt • ù h tl» i n e /roe
V I„ E
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I L la*
CORNER OV FIRST AMD MOBBISOM S U
PO RTL A SD, OREOOS,
h is m il i
Double l itra
IIK BEST AND MOST COMMODIOUS
hotel in the State, where every want is
»iticipatrd and cheerfully supplied.
Baths attached to the Houoo.
This Hotel is located n»»r the StaaawMp
Lancing. The Hotel Coach will b» la attend*
i ance at all the Landings to convey Passengers
and Baggage to and from the House FREE
Superfine Flour. OF CH a KUB.
X . B. SKWALL.
JOHN C. DOHcY.
J any brand on tb. Pacific
E ìir a , a n d
A R H 1 G O N I ’ S
Large Order* filled at tb« «hortest netiee.
W * Flour, M Idlings and Bran soldat the
Mill, at wbolesal only.
W. W. MANU
H O TE L,
F re n t
S tr e e t,
ACT URINO COMPANY
F . G R O V E R , A g e n t.
Grtat Reduction lx Prieta 11
D RY GOODS. ✓
r p U E PRO PRIETO R OF
A R R IG O N I’S
f . Hotel, Portlaid, Oregon, keeping up
with tho «pint of the times, has determined to
make a material reduction iu bis prices, with
out changiug the quality o f bis accommoda
tions He will keep a /iret-efuss huutt, and
will charge from #3.00 to #3.A0per day for
board sou lodging, according t. iheroom
S. N. ARH W O .M .
G RO CERIES,
,I E I I C O L H I B I A I
Q UE E X S W ARE
H O T E L .
Main St.j Corvallis, Oregon.
GLASSW ARE 1
E. » . A llrrc,
osrd sod Lodging uu reasonable
Meals at all hoar*.
CROCKERY AT B
© 0 tV !
H O TEL,
boat l.a a d lu g .
IN EOLA. | Hoard per W eek .
M t .'C a u lle y
i> i : i r i s t * * .
Street. Onponlt* the
i Hoard and l.o d x ia g .
I S and IH
Fas a C a r r i . iok to and from tbs Beats.
Leave this House for Dallas #n Monday, Tue*
lav and Friday; for Seio. Lebanon, Brownsville
«ndiEugene Citv, on Tuesdsv
G . W . ST E W AltT.Pm prietor.
A L E X IN D E R ,
,IT IC K u !» t . street, over Gills’ Book
Store, Sale«», *rejr->n.
Ail operations p< formed by u* nr. warrant.'!
to give u tu firtidii
One o f tt<< firm n:*y be found in our
troni s o’el’K'i *. «..u n til 4 I*. m „ of each
i». M c C a u l e y .
V. Il ALE X A N D E R .
M. R. COX & CO.,
WHOLESALE and R E T A IL
l* A P I T A L
r > i* Y if£ jy iH t s ,
C o r n e r «I
at» and L ib e r ty S t».,
S A L I M OH E G O N .
t \ IO \ BLO CK ,
HOMER SM ITH
A V I N G 1.1 I H E I I T H I * L A R G E .
Si t L E U,
i Kietfunt Hotel, is pre
rared to acc»tuui< late both permanent and
transient hoarder*, in the BEST STYLE, with
Z-d~Special attention J>aid to P h y a lcia il
or without Lod>;iii>: My old friends anti guests, P rescrip tion .-
and tho traveling and resident public are (
cordially invited t' extend to ine a fair share
o f patronage. I a ire them that no pain, will
be spared to accommodate them to the BEST
G R E A T R E D U C T IO N IN P R IC E S .
T H E M ARK ET A 1 FORDS.
Salem, Feb. V, 1867.
IA T O Y
SAN FRANCISCO V A R IE R Y
State street, opposite the
U N DERSIGNED HAVE OPENED
this New aud C< mmodious Hotel aud are
determined to keep it Second to no IloOae in
Salem. Tbeir table will be furnished with
the BEST TlfECt»EN TRY AFFORDS. So
Give them a call, and try them. They have
double and single 1( 'tun for Ladies and Gen
^ W i r m and
ritta the House.
Have on band and intend constantly to ko»p
a Complete assortment of
LADIES' FANCY D It ESS GOODS,
BOOTS and SHOES,
HATS and CAPS.
As also all tb» step!» Domestic articles usu
ally found in a
FIRST CLASS RF.TAIL STORK.
old Baths in connection
Our Motto is to sell cheap.
a «hare o f Patronage.
B L A C K -H A W K L IV E R Y S T A B L E ,
^ Corner Commerciti
and Statt Stretto,
W e have also
sorttnent o f
W e solicit
the complete*! as
T O B A C C O and C IG A R S
to be found in the city o f Salem.
S .D l RUIN Si CO.,
At tkeir Old Stand, with a New Fire Prom
4 5 tf
Brick last Completed.
E would respectfully inform our eld
frieedsawd cu lotaers that wear« at oar
old plaeg o f basin«, with a Now Fir»-Proof
C a p ita l
Brick Stable, conveniently arranged; each
»4*11 is ventiilatad by a flu» in tb» wait.
Strict attention %qd tb» bast o f foraf« S A L E M ,
given t? all stock left in oar care.
S a la a i.
no !• If
DB HO. « T O S E ! *
N ext Door to C
D A L L A S , O R E G O N . M O N D A Y , M A Y 4, 1868.
HAYING BKKN ENTIRELY
n built ill: le. mid the must improved
Milling martii cry introduced, I» now ruuniug
to full capacity
. jutL*, 9 1 00.
I 40 ;. thrt«
* • C L A R K , ID lg gl»« As Apothecary*
^ A R T I C O L A R s- utioa given tb rutting
I t up Physicians’ 1 «scriptions and Domasti*
Preparations, in • *r»f»l aad •xpelhtio*«'' »
' K i r 's Peas M ib c u m .
CIGARS, Ao., Ae.
Liquor» <f »11 kfads WottUd by •• »ad «rar-
W cA F E E , M.
a n a n d S iH g e o ii
r residence, corner of Liberty aad
“ M sn .
FRAGM ENTS OF
H IS H IR i
City; but gold had been discovered in
California the preceding winter; nearly
N O . 7.
P O L IT IC A L COKREUPON B E N C E .
M alaJ» o » A i i l i a s t o k . *
O d » sqaar»— tea li»»» m l»w flut I b i »
l* »k »¿«IttUaal issarti*», *
A literal M w R sb «UIW aiA» witk j»»rl;
sJ m tim s, «r p»r*»ns afl»«fttsteg larf»ly.
L»g»l tswésrs a k »s ut A »k «asreat »»!•».
C o » » n h»R»»ii si » personal e te rsrt« wtU
b» ehargvé kalf ad?»rtisi»f ratea.
Blaaka si nissy Aterlp te s (UaalsM •# l»w
rate» «a short asti»*
Legai and traasteat adverttaeesats past te
paid for in adrsas» t» iasaf» itele paUkati»».
A«lTaitis»m»ats Dot asarkod Ite laagth »f
tia» for whieb U m j ara lo te pabUsteA «rtll te
ÌB»»rtedtill forbiddaa aad «bsrfsd »ee»rdiafly;
All advartisiag bill» M al te paid qaartartf.'.
M V M O L N 1 I O DEM OCRACY.
M o n m o u t h P o lk C o .
The bondholding Doaaoeraey of New
every body rushed off to the new “ El E d i t o r S i g n a l .
York and Naw England bavo suddenly
Dorado;” ct'ric housrt were forgotten in
As “ Loyal ” politicians and Editors become the peculiar «hampioas of tho
the headlong rush for wealth; and Polk o f radical newspapers are using their national faith and national efedit, aad *
county was not represented at this ses utmost efforts to convince their patrons have reached .the. conclusions that it
would be a national disgrace to pay
sion. In fact, a quorum could not be and followers, that there is no natural them ia currency at a*vealy neats oa
Among the archives o f Polk county,
distinction existing between the differ the dollar/whoa thny only paid from
we find sotnt old fragmentary reeords, brought together* in eonaequence of
members having resigned and gone to ent races ^of men, as they were brought forty to sixty m r H fra the band» tbay
kept on loose sheets o f foolscap, and
California; and on the 18th the Legis into existence by tbeir Creator, a n y it own. I f these gentlemen bo&evu that
written with a goose.quill pen, from,
because they own a few million, more
not be expedient to examine the baaie
which we-gatbar, that on the 19th day lature adjourned— for the purpose o f
or lass, in bonds, aad have mads them
eu which this assumption is founded. *lves to that ox teal tho creditor« of
o f Oct. I846,“ an extra term o f the C ouo-
ty Court o f Polk cou n ty /’ was held at on the first Monday in Feb. 1849.— A s eommon experience contradicts such the Government, that a prefersaea is
to be given in their favor, they will
th e “ Jefferaon Institute ” — which in Messrs Nesmith aud Russel had re an assertion, the only aubterfbg« that
is left for the “ loyal gentry” to resort find themselves high and dry on the
stitution was aiog-csbin school housa on signed; and at the special election T. J .
shoals of misealculatioL. Tho Demo
to, is to quote a partial sentence from cratic msssas have ao patieaoo with’
the Rickreal naar Col. Ford’s. Tha
ag cant. If
court was composed of James Howard, elected to take their place*. W hen the the declaration o f American indepen sueh drivelling
dence. whero it is declared, that M all are good enoagh far tha people, they
Isaae Slasts and Hiram Taylor, Judges, Legislature re-assembled, Messrs Lin-
are good enough for tho bondholders,
ville and Lovelady did not appear; and men are created equal.” Starting out
and John E. Lyle, Clerk. A t the bar
and u Democrats are not willing to
■o Polk county was represented during from these premises they are trying to stand by Democrat»« poliey because
we find A A. Skinner, J. W , Nesmith,
that session, by her sturdy and faithful prove that the civil right* bill, «h ie h they own a few bonds aad their inter-
Mark A . Ford.Johu Thorp and W . O
old pioneer— Jesse
Applegate. Ha baa transformed the African negro into ests are likely to bo affected, tbay bad
T V suit. This seems to have been a kind
waa the first settler in Polk county, and an American citizen, is a moral obliga batter dispose o f thoir bond» at as
o f a Court o f Common Pleas, o f gtneral
early a day as possible, and invest ia
her last Representative in the “ Pro tion founded on the demands o f justice;
some other hind of soearitiea» Tho
jurisdiction. There was one ease of
visional Legislature.’ *
Democracy o f tbo Weal aad South are
forcible entry and detainer; as tha rec.
unit oa this proposition, and if the
Aud this is about all w* can gather tbs citizens o f each state shall be anti,
ord states,“ brought originally before
boadholdiog Democracy of tba Atlantic
J u J p .t lo w .r d .fr o u . .b u t . oourt
! o f t b . hiutory . f Polk cou n t,, in , b . tied to all the immunities and privileges
seaboard desire to throw thoir weight
Court, the C amp and the Legislature, o f the citizens o f the several states, it
defendant appealed to this court.” —
in the scale against it, thev bad better
during the good old days o f the ** Pro. follows that a negro who is entitled to joiu the other side where they will tnd
There were three divorce eases, oue o f
vote in the state o f Geogia, cannot be their proper affinities. Bat wa will
which was continued, and iu the other
There is one name connected with debarred from exercising the same priv warn them in time, that if they defeat
two, divorces were granted. There
the early history o f Oregon and o f ilege in Oregon notwithstanding tha the Democratic party, instead of grOan*
was on* case appealed from a Justice
backs for thoir hoods they will got
Polk county, that cannot bs passed “ Monmouth Union club” passed a reso
nothing. Tho issue will bo ehaugad
o f the Peace, between John l*ewis and
over in silence: Our vcuerable fellow- lution declaring, that they are oppooad from polities! organisations as at pres
Win. Prater, o f what nature the record
citizen, Jas. A . O ’ Neil, E*q. He to negro suffrage. But then does any ent constituted to an overshadowing
showeth not; but it appears that Lewis
erossed the Plaius with Gen. Ashley, one, not a natural born fool, believe issue between bondholders and tax-pay
recovered judgment against Prater for
ers— between the power o f Money aad
in the employ o f the American Fur that all men regardless o f condition
the power of tha people.
twenty five dollar*, whereupon defend
Compauy, away back somewhere in the race or color, oecupy the same moral question the W est and Santh, not of
ant became obstreperous,. and it was
the Democratic party alone, but of all
” Ord<’ rjd , that Wtu. Prater be fined thirties; and after leaviug the Company, and" social position, does any one but a
parties, will eome solid for repudiation in
on« dollar fur contempt o f said court.” he took up his abode among the A m er fool beli»ve that the Hottentot who bo.
less ibaa two years if Radieal rule aad
This court granted a license to Janies ican Missionaries. W hen Polk Coun •mean his body with the fat o f animals the boudboldiag policy ia to be fasten
White to keep a ferry across the W il* ty began to be settled up, he came over ia lieu o f clothing, is the equal o f the ed on the country. Democratic bond*
lunette River— now the Salem Ferry— and built a grist mill upon the spot Editor o f tho “ American Unionist ” or holders are wotoe than mad to believe
they can wring from tho people more
and they also, levied a tax o f oue eighth where the Elleudale W oolen Factory the cannibal o f the South Sea Islands,
than was originally nominated ia tho
o f one per cent on taxable property. now stands; and “ O ’ N eil’s Mill ” was who roasts and devours his viotiou kill bond— more than tho ooatsaet with the
A term of the County Court was held the great centro o f business in this ed in war the prototype o f the editor o f Government originally called far.—
Sept 8th 1847. «1. B. Bounds end T. county for s long time. Uutii thin the Oregonian , or a southern planta They mistake tbo tmnpor of tbo people
J. Lovealady, Judges, snd John K. mill was built the pioneers had to boil tion negro the compeer o f Capt. Lafol- aad know not what they do, for ao ear«
as there is a God in Israel, tbeir iniqui
Lyle, Clerk; they ordered that s grand their wheat and eat it as hominy, or let. or can it be supposed that “ Loyal
tous schema will ha defeated. Both
jury be summoned to atteud the sittiug pound it to flour in a mortar, or else men ” occupy the same social position, parties iu avery Western State, where
o f the circuit court, aud adjouru»d.— go to Salem or Oregon City to get it and are imbued with the same brutal an expression ofopinion has beau hoard,
Those are all the records o f the county ground- No poor immigrant ever ap instincts as the “ Digger Indiana ” it ap have dcaouaeod aad condemned ia
vigorous language this rotten scheme
court extaut prior to the 2d of Sept. plied to James A . O ’ Neil for aid, with pears to me that such an idea moat be
of public plunder. Not satbted with
out getting it; none ever went from his revolting even to the advocates o f the
drawing twelve and fifteen per ceot.
The early records o f the circuit court, house hungry; and he spent almost a equality o f the races, uuLss they are ia gold oa theis oontract while it con
we find in about the seme condition as fortune iu succoring those who needed destitute o f every principle o f self re tinues, they now demand that the Gov
tnose o f the county court. It appears help, in a thousand various ways, during spect. But it may be asked : are these ernment pay them more than doable,
that this court held a session at the the earliest days of our history. He •elf evident truths set forth in the dec ia many easaa, the sum invested. Let
them biewara how they trifit with tbo
“ Jefferson Institute ” on the 1st o f still lives among us honored and re laration o f independence tube ignored!
rights of the people by themselves
Marph 1847, lion . A A . Skinner, spected for his large.hearted benevo* As a self evident truth cannot be eon doing violence to the contract, for when
Judge. Mark A. Ford Prosecuting A t lence, though his manly form is bowed troverted, it is only necessary to ascertain one# it is brokeo by them h will find
torney. Pa'rick O. Riley, Clerk snd Da with old age, and his head is whitened the idea, that the declaration, that all but Jit*)« favor iu the eight of the other
party. The people have nothing to
vid R. 1 *ewis, Sheriff. There was on with the frosts o f many winters. He
men are created equal— is intended to lose in this fight and the bondholders
the docket, one forcible entry and de- has an abundance o f this worlds goods,
eonvey, and if we take the context, it have everything. The people ash for a
tainer case an^ one divorce case, both and in the bosom o f his famijy, consist
ia plain to be seen, that the equality of strict construction of the oontract sad
payment iu accordance with its teims.
o f which were dismissed. There were ing o f a wife and three or four blooming
all men consists in tbeir being endowed I f bondholders are not content to abide
four indictments found for selling and daughters, he is passing in tranquillity,
by their Creator with certain inaliena this condition, then let them take noth
giving liquor to Indians. The next the evening o f his days. A ll honor to
ble rights, among which are life, liber* ing. Democratic as well a* Republi
term was held at the same place on the the good-hearted old pioneer !
can bondholders must share tho
ty and the pursuit o f happiness. It
fate.— Humboldt (N ev.) Register.
6th day o f tfept. 1847: A. A. Skinner,
follows then as a matter o f course, that
Judge, B. F. Nichols, Sheriff. The
the untutored savage, or the African
T he G o vkrn m em t a n d H o u i i o l b
office o f Clerk being vacant, John E, P o l i t i c a l P r e a c h e r s — As several
negro, has an equal right to life and or th e G r a n d M o n g r e l E m p ir e .—
L jle was appointed. The indictments ** loilists ” o f the preacher persuasion
We presume we shall not violate impe
liberty with Senator Williams or any
rial confidence by foreshadowing tho
for scJiug liquor to Iudiaus were all
other individual, and furthermore that character of the government aad house
quashed, the Prosecuting Attorney be office, and especially “ stub ” Adams o f
he has a right to “ institute ” a gov hold of the new aad magnificent empire
ing absent; there was one action o f debt Yamhill, we introduce what the great ernment to protect his life and liberty
proposed to be er*eted by tho Mongrels
and two divorcé cases, all o f which were commentator, Dr. Clark* says on the provided he is capable o f doing so, aad upon the ruins of Republican liberty in
continued. These records are signed subject o f political preaehsra: “ Politi i f he is not, charity demands that he be tho United States. Here it is:
His Imperial Highness Ulysses I—
by A . A . Skinner, Judge; but the sig- es! preachers neither eonvert souls nor entitled to the protection o f the gov*
build up believers on their luoet holy
Monarch of all bo survey«.
nature to the record following th e m __
ue him self on hia eminent under the jurisdiction o f which Imperial Mouthpiece aad Keeper o f
faith. One may pique
which is without date— reveals the slip- lòyalty, another en his liberality and be is placed, but to extend the eleotive the Imperial Word aad Conseioaoe.—-
shad, sasy-goiog way they had o f doing popular notions o f government, but iu franchise to the negro race to assist in D. B. Washburne.
Minister o f Confiscated Estates dnd
things in these halcyon days o f our ear sight o f the great head o f the ohureh making laws by which white men are
the first is as sounding brass, the second
General Factotum at the Imperial m s *
ly history— it is signed “ W . H. W il
«.tinkling cymbal. W hen preachers to be governed, eannot be olaimsd as a •ion— Thaddeua Stevens.
son, circuit judge pro tem. This circuit o f the gospel beccme parties in party right, but is merely a privilege granted
Minister o f Military Injastise--E4win
court “ p r o fern.” did nothing however, polities, religion mourns, the church is by the radieal Congress, and upheld by M . Stanton.
but dismiss a case offoroible entry and unedified, and political disputes agitate Ihe leaders o f the Republican party as Mia is ter of Moogro) Rack and Political
even the faithful o f the land. 8uch
Joint Twister ia General— George &
preachr8, no matter which side they take,
W e find five marriages entred upon are no longer messengers o f the glad ti cendancy, and to secure for themselveo
Usher o# the Black Rad— Fred.
the fly-leaf record, from Nov. 29th dings, but seedsmen o f confusion and
th ( entire future control o f tho govern Douglass.
1846, to Jan. 26tn 1848, but we know wasters o f the heritage o f Christ.”
Lord High Chamberlain and Picker
Up at all Imperial Old B n di, O U Hate,
that there waa more business done in
Old € lo , G eh «cully— John W . For*
A lady advertises for sale, one
the marriage line during that time,
baboon, three tabby cate and a parrot.
than appeareth o f record.
Imperial ffifi Impesebsr and Knight
She states thst being married she has
H a t F a c t o r y .— T he B u lletin say«
John E. Lyle, Clerk o f these courts, . t no further use for thorn, because tbeir
J. G. Meussdorffer k Bros., of P o la n d , Consm m dorof the Order s i the m l*
waa ch ief clerk o f the Legislature i u ' *Bu*ble qualities are all oombined iu Are making the necessary arrange pbureous Bath— Jamas M. Ashley.
Imperial Windmill aad Chief af tbo
ments for the construction of a hat fac
Blowpipe« J. W .
tory, which will tarn out hats iu q
In 1848, J. W . Nesmith, Harrison
Court Welshmen— Henry w i
A husband, being told the other titles sufficient to supply the «oast.
Linnville and O . Russell were elected
Court Haagataa— Baa. Wad#
evening, that his wife had lost her
Keepered One Imperial
to the legislature, from this county.
temper, replied that he was glad o f it,
J er u sa le m has only 26,099 iahab. — Charles Snmnsr.
Tbut body met Doe. *th at Oregon for it was a very bad one.
Ledj ia Waiting Anon Di<
"T h ere comes a voice that wakes |^y soul;
Tis the voice o f years that are gone •
They roll before me with alltbeir deeds. "
t O s s i AN.