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Sn>t W te rk lj ÇOlk éO u tttî S ig n a l.
MONDAY MORNING, MAY 11, 1S68.
V IA T E d i : tm h i i a t i c
Â O .H IA A T IO A $.
ANOTHER M IM TATEM EN T.
It has now been eighteen hundred
speech here that the people o f the South
and sixty seven and one half years
Hon. D avid Logan stated
^ o f ^ h o l k COUNTY the future city of Polk county, report
ed at the May term, when the follow
ing order waa entered . “ Ordered, that
Thera come« a voica that wake« my soul; the sale o f Town Lots and the Job o f
Ti* the voice of year* that are gone:
buildintr the court house be on the 14th
They roll before me with alllheir deeds."
would accept of no terms o f adjustment s'nce th e b i.th o f the Blessed Redeemer.
— they were determined, regardless ol We will calculate the number o f min
G o o d s — C heap
day o f June next." There ia probably
J , H. L E W I S
word omitted in this entry ; if not, it
what terms were proposed to •* go out.”
In the summer o f 1848, when the was considerable o f an undertaking for
Nov< if the lion, gentleman had ever compare the number to the number o f
one day. So, the town o f Cyntheann,
S prepared to exhibit an excellent and
been in the habit o f reading the current dollars the American people owe as a smoke of the Mexican War had clear* the county seat o f Pulk, was located,
carefully «elected stock of
history of the time.*— wb(eh W'e are
high and dry, on the hillside about Dry Goods,
a mile north o f where Dallas now
told he is not— he must have known
FOR REPRESEO TA Tl VE TO COXGRESS.
that, early in onr troubles, a P eace ing for any trifling error in onr calcula found leisure to look for a moment to
J . 8. S M I T H .
1851, by C. C. Redman ; a hotel, stores
Co V E N iio .N was held, which was fire- tion, we will set down the nuipber o f the interests, and listeu to the peti
and shops were erected but it was a
FOR PRESIDES!'IA L ELECTORS,
side 1 uvci by a Virginian, and was par
dry place fora town and did not flour
S. F. C H A D W IC K , of T>ouglas Couuty.
ticipated in by members from even o f the birth of the Saviour and the August of that year, an act was passed ish. Its ridiculous name was distaste BOOTS If SHOES,
* JOHN B U R N E TT, o f Denton County.
Southern State; that in this Con veil present date, at .070,000,000 (nine hun organizing for them a Territorial Gov ful to the people, and was soon changed
And in fact everything in the line of
to that o f the distinguished statesman
.JAS. H . S L A T E R , o f Union County.
turn, Chandler, the olood letter, figuied dred and seventy million) less than a ern u ient. To the anxious and weary
who filled the office o f V ice President
ST A P L E and FANCY GOODS
conspicuously Iroui Michigan, under thousand million. Now, The United settlers, this was a new and auspicious j 0f the United States, during the ad
instructions from the Governor o f hL States owes an ascertained debt o f over era in the history o f Oregon ; and great ministration o f President Polk. W e usually kept in a retail Store will bo found on
and for «ale as CHEAP a« tbe CHEAP
will pursue the histery o f Dallas here hand«
State by whom he w as appointed, to T H R E E T H O U S A N D M IL L IO N was the rejoicing o f the people.
FIRST JU D IC IA L DISTRICT.
In the spring of 1849, Gen. Jos.
accept of no terms. And he (Logan)
For Prostculiug Attorney— W. G. T ’ V’ A T L T
W e will close this arricle by noticing
W . C. B R O W N ,
would further remember that the said that this boasted Republic o f ours owed Lane, the newly appointed Governor of ; an old pioneer, of 1846, who just now
Chandler insisted in the said Conven over three dollars fo r every minute that Oregon arrived and issued his procla- happens to be passing, and whoso gray ; DEALER IN GEN ERAL M ERCH
For Judge— L. F. MOSHER.
tion that a “ little blood letting would has elapsed since the year one to the raation for a meeting o f the Legislature, head and bowed form attracts attention,
Prosecuting Attorney— R. S. STRAI1AN.
be good for the country.” In this con* present time ? The nuuib^r'of minutes on the lGth day of July following.—
3 d m s ~ n iC T .
through a period of more than twenty
D a lla s , O r e g o n .
veutiou a plan o f adjustment was agreed contained in about 1868 yeais figuring The ‘ 4 Provisional Government” erect years o f the history o f Oregon. It is 4 *
For Proseautin Attorney— C. Q. CURL.
as on hand and is constantly receiving
one for one against less than one third ed by the pioneers now passed out of Dr. Alonzo W ood ; the man who first
upon. This proposition w:.s sub
a well selected assortment of Goods
4 t h CISTRICT.
uiittcd in the shape of a bill in o f the dollars owed by a government existence, and the uew government bronghr bees across the plaius, to this adapted to the Country Trade, consisting of
F o r J u d g e — W. F. T R IM B L E .
country. lie settled on the south side
¡he United States Senate.
This which has only had an existence ninety- authorized by Congress took its place.
For Prosecuting Attorney— J. II. REED.
o f the Rickreal in Polk county, where
body had, in consequence o f the one years! W ill such a debt ever be In this new Legislature Polk county he has continued to reside to the pres Dry Goods and Groceries,
was represented in the Council or high ent time, engaged in farming and stock
ubscnce of a very lew members, a re paid ?
ClothinS and Hardware,
For Prosecuting Attorney— W. B. LASW ELL.
er branch, by Col. Nat. Ford and in the raising
He was unfortunate with his
publican majority. The Peace proposi
G e t t i n g its E y e s
O pen .— The
House o f Representatives, by H. N. V. bees; for when he had nursed them all
tions on the basis o f the compromise of
San Francisco Daily Chronicle, (R ad.),
the way across tho plains, and bad
Holmes and S. Burch.
fered by the vcncruble and patriotic
Polk County Nominations.
has come to the con dition that it
nearly reached his journey’s end, they
A t an eirly day Hon. II. N. V . were lost, by his wagon upsetting in the
Crittenden, were voted dowu, spurned
would not be so bad a thing after all to
Holmes settled in this county, north o f creek in the Great Umpqua Canyon—
and hooted by the republicans as an in
C r o o k e r y and T o b a c c o .
eleet a Democratic President this fall.
sult to justice— a diabolical outrage ou
That p iper says :
man who fin«t brought the busy little Having been engaged in the busi
For Si tit Senator.
the principles laid down in the Chicago
“ Now the Republican organ* talk an though
ness for Fifteen Years, I flatter m yself
honey makers iuto Oregon.
13. F. BURCH.
platform, and as an attempt to •* pur the election of a Djiu>-r*tio P r e i i l n t next a fine opening through a long spur of
OLD S E T T L E R .
that I understand and Can anticipate
year, w >ul<t certainly had to repudiation, the
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For Représentât ires.
chase a peace.” It c a y be urged by restoration ot v u r e r y and of Southern ascend the Eola Hills, where the Railroad on
the wants o f o f my numerous Patrons
in' y, and (ho ruin o f the country poo -rally.
A nother G un .— St. Louis went
F . W A Y M IH K .
We are inclined to regard tlieso apprehensions
IRA S. TOWNSEND,
to the satisf action o f all
R. J. GRAN T.
Couiprombc were vrell louuded ; to such is uiiiouiuL 1.
is most likely to pn-s when it is built. Democratic recently by an overwhelm
My friends are assured that I will
Accordingly we hare no fear of the conie-
ing majority. This is the first Demo
we flave only to say that a republican ! quences, whichever party villi. In fae?, thu He still lives upon his farm at the
For Ccu.ity Clerk.
continue to sell goods as low as the
Congress passed a similar Cumpro. j '. •Lances o f more trouble will he mv.ch greater “ Gap,” engaged in agriculture and cratic victory in that city for many
J. I. THOMPSON.
in case o f the sueces* of tbe Republican* than*1
W C. B R O W N .
years. It was in this city that Frank
they will iu case ol a Democratic victory.”
P. S. T1 k *» c indebted to rre will confer a
From the above it wouid seem that family ot sons, who follow the vocation Blair, abolition, used to get his majori
July following. This, however, wa*
J. W. SM ITH .
favor L-y culling making settlement immedi
utter the battle o f Pull Run— too late the Chronicle regards it as probable of their lather. Mr. Holmes has serv. ties prior to the war.
W. C. B,
For Treatu rer,
to st;*r the march of devastation— the that a Democrat will be elected Presi ed several terms with honorable distinc
R. M. MAY.
Mr. Logan, as a justification for the J A. APPLEGATE.
W. C. WHITSON.
Southerners lia/ing been forced into dent. That paper is also apprehensive tion in the Legislature as a member
supremacy o f the Congress over the
For County Commissioners,
A|>i»Ie$(:'tc A: W hitson,
the war by their leaders in consequence ,bat the troubles of the country are from this county, and his name aud ac
E. C. DICE.
President, quotes Ethan All- n b efu r
Attcrules at Law.
o f the refusal o f Cougress to puua the likely to continue if a Democrat is tions will occupy their legitimate place
Fort Ticonderoja, where he demand«* ■ DALLAS,
U REG 0'S.
said Compromise— and, flushed with not elected. This is a conclusion to iu these sketches.
the surrender “ in the name o f the great
Office— In the Court House.
which «11 candid and right miuded peo
llo n .S Burch cros-ed the Plains to
their late victory, would no. heed the
II D AVIS.
ple must come.
The Veritable *• Uast oui.”
this country, in 1847, by the southern Does flic gcmleman know that there was
passage ot such Compromise at so lat1*
For School Superintendent,
I t will be distinctly remembered by or Applegate route, and settled on the no President in Continental times ?
M. C A N TE R B E R R Y .
i l l c l i n g a n , hav iag nn I to biz,
a da y; it was too pateut that Cougits*
utes in these long, weary years, and
BOOTS & SHOES,
had been scared iuto its passage.
most, if lint all those present to he«r
Rickreal a few miles below where Dal-
S. T. BURCH.
W ill Mr. Logan deny our proposi Mr. Logan’s speech at this place, that
tions here laid down ? Will any body lie distinctly charged that the Democ
racy had always opposed the Pacific
gainsay them ?
enterprise. The Hon. gentle
There is not a voter in Polk county,
'as now stands. He was a gentleman
of amiable disposition, engaging, though
plain and simple in his manners, and
man must have been stupidly ignorant
was one o f the unfortunate passengers
C. D. E.MBREE.
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R e p u b l i c a n C o u n t y N o m in a t io n s .
in view of all the facts, but wilireadily
much respected bv his neighbors.
o f the facts, or else intcudcd to mislead on the ill fated steamer Gazelle, which
State Senator, C haki . fs L afoi . lf . tt ; Repre- discern that the republican party was
« e r tative*. J. A. A ip l k o a t e , A W. i . ccas ,
bent upon war, else why did they repu his hearers on this important question. blew up so disastrously at C <nemah, in
J. C. W oods ; County Clerk, J. W. S helley ;
W e ask Mr L. or any o f his friends 1851— I think it was. One o f h's
Sheriff, J. W. C hawford ; Commissioners, J. diute aud spit upon the peace propo
Notice ot Final Settle mu nt.
In the County Court of Polk C«*un
ty, Oregon. K-tute o f Wesley W
Bet»j. Syron, Adn ini-trator o f cai<
estate, having filed his account in sun
Court, praying a final settlement o f tlu
same, therefore notice is hereby giv« i
to all persons interested in said estate
bat -aid irpplicati -n will be heard am.
determined at the Court House in Dal
las. on Tuesday the 2d dav o f June. A
W . C. W H IT S O N ,
and ibi: ¡air lame ol Dulia« at heart,
Ule week« hill-v generously
lie city and impending disi-omfituve, l-urehuted
i -“ grocery ” and closed i' up.
It utiylhing is desired however, in tbe line
•f Oysters, .-ardine', Ae.. t< r nxdieal purpose*
Lie proprietor lui^hl be iuduced to open lL«
D I L L A « BOTI:««,
D A L L I * . ORCGOX,
J A ME S D E MP S E Y ,
P II O P II I K T O R .
sons— Samuel T. Burch— I as been sev
Voters to deny the fact that the enterprise o f
Ihis h ••»e i* wt-ll sii uated and tSe propri
oral times, and is now. Surveyor o f this
will discern just as readily that Mr. building a railroad to the Pacific was
ctor «pare» no eff.-ris tu uiuke Li* gue»ts
set on foot by a Deni -crane administra county. Another o f his sons— Hon.
et-1 eointV.rtaUy at homo.
Logan sought to mislead them when lie
tion, and thut a number o f routes were
made the assertion that the South would surveyed and pb tted under the direc B. F. Burch— will occupy a place in a
T h e N a t i o n a l B l e s s i n g .— It will
accept no terms o f adju*tment.
tion ot Gen. 1. I. Stevens, a Democrat. future number o f these .-ketches.
be remembered that, but a short time
Notice of Flim l «ettîsm cnt.
Col. Ford occupied a leading position
W e are thrown thus far back on the
since, it was contended by Jay Cooke &
T he O r e g o n
E l e c t i o n . — The iu the Council, as Chairman of the J u
record because o f the fact that the
In the matter o f the estate ot
Co., the Government loau agents, that
speaker undertook to make a strong Oregon correspondent o f the y1//a says ; diciary Committee.
P* C. G ib.-on, d e -eased. Countv
a national debt was a “ national bless*
B A X T E R ’S C A N « TLOW '
At this session, among other things, the
Court, J'olk, County, Oregon.
point iu favor o f reconstruction, by
ing.” This proposition, monstrous as
A N D S E E D -S O W E K ,
himself goiug back. T be history ol uiocracy o f this State believe that vic Legi-lature ptfssed im pact to establish
George G. Gibson, Administrator «»I
it was, was coincided in by the majori
the times o f which we write will beav tory already perches upon their banners, j a Probate Court;” aud “ an act to locate said estate, haring filed Ins account u
Black (*an;r Plow',
ty o f the radical leaders and radical
said Court, and praying a final settle
us out in all we say. This o f course It is undeniably true that they have the scat o f justice o f Polk County.” —
j nient oN he same, thorefore. notice i
E X C E L S IO R G A N G P L O W ,
priuts o f the Uuited States, backed by leaves Mr. Log-in no proof for the us* some show o f success.
Two years ago h rom the early records of the countvJ i,.,- l ,. •
the N. Y . Tribune, which paper dis sertions we have ii re refuted.
fro on hand a full assortment o f
the Republicans carried this »State by it cannot be ascertained, where the first said estate, that said application will be
If the gentleman had said that a few
sented from the general proposition but
very small majorities, that for Gover session o f the Probate Court was held, heard and determined at the Court
M O LIN E ST U B B L E PLOWS,
Southern dc.-tructionists wanted no
could sec in high taxes a permanent
terms, there had been some show nor being only 45, after allowing the nor, dcGuiiely, what action was takeu
CAST CAST STEEL PLO W S,
day of June, A-L>.. 1868.
source o f wealth
Mr. Smith in his ad of truth iu hi- statements. '
Democratic precincts which were count in reference to the Countv scat.
W . C. W H IT S O N ,
mirable speech here on Monday last,
And Boston Clipper Plows,
ed out, and which the Legislature sub. The records begin thus :
F lo id a
C o n st it u t io n a l
become a little facetious on this quo?
Which we offer at ar/ight advance on
1850. Territory o f Oregon, County
sequently decided were wrongfully re
tiun, and remarked that, judging from v e n t j o n . — The- time fixed by the
SAN F R A N C IS C O P R IC E S .
W O O L ! W O O L ! W O O L !!
jected. The Legislature was so evenly of Polk.
the avidity with which “ loilists ” had Florida Convention to submit the Con.
Septem. 2. The Probate Court met
divided as to make it doubtful which
been in the habit o f stealing from the
N E W H O O D S ! N E W UIH)i|ft!
party was master of the field, though at its regular term ; the Hon. Judge “Si J . cent« per pound, f „ r WOOL in « ' . o j con
Government, they had determined th at May. Gen. Meade changed the time
the Republicans had about two majority present:
have just received and now opened a new
the people should have '* lots " ol the
« n close party votes. The Democrats
Hon. Harrison Linville,
and fresh stock o f Spring au«l Summer
graphed to Meade revoking his action, claim to have gained since then,and are
lion . Thos. J Lovelady,
so the vote will be taken this month. now so confident o f success that there
W ill he done nt tho reduced price o f EIG HT
lion. D. R. Lewis.
cents her Pound, when jjre.ise or oil i« furnished.
S A L T L A K E D E M O C R A T IC C L U B . A Mr. Gleason who got the nomina
i f ,wf f.u™ ‘ *h lnrfl* TEN cents. I f lard o i/.
nomination ul their hands at their lu,td
TW KLVE and n hn If cent«.
tion for Lieutenant Governor o f the in
Clerk : H. M. Waller.
ON h pound o f good clean lard for every
May 2, 1868.
Well adapted to this trade h<»tli a« to pri-*e
choatc 8tute o f Florida was in Wash
Ordered by tbe Court, that Harrison E IG H T pounds o f WOOL, or ONE pound oi and quality. To those desiring to purcha»« *
The Democrats o f Salt Luke precinct
I n l'.i3 closing speech o f fifteen min
tard oil for every TEN pounds.
ington a short time since, and says the
.Spring supply, I will invite your attention. **
Linville be appointed President o f the
To insure good ROLLS the WOOL must be 1 aut determined to adapt the prices to
met on the above mentioned day.—
utes, Mr. Lof$in declared that the Geor
washed nnd cleaned.
probabilities arc that the Constitution
present H ar d T ime -*, aud I ask y«,u
After permanently organizing they
gia Constitution had been defeated, and
All kinds of M E R C H A N D IZ E kepteonsUnt- purchasing ru ra l/a t the
w ill be defeated as thousands o f negroes
ly on hand at the
A little further on. is the followin
passed the following resolutions in ad
that the largest negro districts gave the
d l l* B R IC K C O B W *
have been disaffected toward it bv cx-
entry : “ Ordered, that the present lo
ditioo to their platform of principles :
largest Democratic majorities. W hy
And examine for yourselves.
army officers o f the north who, failing
PRIN TS at 12* cents per yard.
Reselvcd, 1 hat we the Democratic
did not the gentleman tell the people
<;«» h 4 quality four-fourths
to get nominations for State offices have
ELLEN DALE, which w*ll be sold at the A SH EETING 10 cent*-
the cause of all this. The truth is this. and is hereby accepted.” This order
voters o f Salt Lake precinct whose
COFFEE Lv the sack 23 rent* J * »
applied themselves to poisoning the
A lot o f Yankees wanted office and they is supposid to relate to the “ location ” I DUc'*"1 r*Ui f°r VASU> ' V00L atld rRU' reiaif 2J. cent«, and ul/oth er tin..«»
m uds of the negroes against the said
CH AÄ.E. BOOB u » ». C o » .
could not all be nominated. The de. o f the County seat; for, at a special!
cj " ^
‘ ^ j p E I ,« ,.
club list, do unreservedly endorse the
Apt. E. M. Ce.
Constitution Iry telling them that there
fcated ones, getting among the niggers
nomination o f J. S. Smith as our can*
is a e l n m e in the in*tnuuent putting
the same mouth, we find the following
j . i; U A V ID -n V n » -
didate for Congress and that wc will give them l ack info slavery, and the poor first, made them believe that the regu*
him our unconditional and undivided deluded c eatures, not being aide to h r nominees for state officers were
VUiSlOI VN' & SI’ BORON.
read the document, nor tm'iindeis'and Democratic kidnappers. The first im order for the acceptance o f the County
, . , , , - v r F - - - OREGON.
it if they could read it, believe thestoiy. pression is final with a nigger.
seatjibe revoked or reciuded.”
O Manufacturer è Dealer
Resolved. That to secure our county
On the 9th o f April, 1851, the court
Mr. Lojan told Itis auditors here
rom official fraud and corruption.
at a Bar£ain
J iff. Davis voted for tbe original
appointed Jas. S. Holuian a commis
t lot I le -a n tly located in
BOOTS A S H O E S ,
*hich a radical and abolition success Pacific railroad bill offered by Andrew
*•' n‘-v 1)KY
KO I. A-
sioner. “ to lay off the town o f Cynthe
as also tur-
Commercial st., next dour to
vould impose, we will do all in our Johnson in the United States Senate1 negroes down south in order to keep
MOU-E situated ou the; p ™ “ ^
Darumn Bros. Salem.
U 1 kettle«. C i d e r mill and p n
ann in regular form.”
W e know this
ce». Keim. •
u offered lur some one
Ladies’ aud Children’« wear
] ower for tlfttucccs* o f the entiie Deni This is the bill that Hamlin voted down the rebel spirit down there. Will
A rare • upportuutay
b u ! iin M i_ l u v e ,acilitie*
.I r v in -' DUSW®»*— . i . » . v .................
ainst on the general principle that > I10
llftople what rebel spirit there relates tc tho County scat, from the
ocratio ticket both state and county.
every 21 hour*
A11 work of my own
is to he kept down in Washington T
Ter horrid name this town first bore
JO H N M cC A R T Y , Chairman.
he was opposed to aay such measure.
j Call »ml ciumiuetu -
J H p 0 TTf,
ritory ? Congress made the negro vote Holman took to his assistance Col. Ford
Repairing Neatly done.
D. J. IIO LM LS, Secretary.
Mr. Logun overlooks this little item- there, also,
as surveyor, *nd after having lai«J „ ¿ j
j Sola, Apr. 27, ISC*.
W. A llen , A. S t e v e n s ; Treasurer, R. S.
CavsTAi. ; Assessor, N. A. Nr.« bill ; School
Superint ndent, B. K o l b ; Surveyor, — G es .
h e r ; Coroner, Z. D avis .
AT DODD’ S
O O T
S H O E S