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SFht M rtklt; Çoll; (tornito Signal.
O FFICIAL PAPER OF POLK CO.
lem ami let us point out to you the
poor, down east convic's coi-fined there
at penal servitude.
- I th cm,
STOP THEM IN T H E lit WILD
Then let u-« take
one by one. to
Passing saloons on Main street, our
ears are frequently greeted with voices
within, of youngsters whose every hope,
ambition and laudable aspiration in life,
forbid their frequenting such places.
Nothing is learned here that it would
not be better never to kmnv. No habit
is acquired here that does not iu some
degree disqualify the possessor, or
rather the victim, for the fulfillment of
the duties and obligations of mature
thousands can date their
first step backward in the race o f life
By frequent contact,
bath School regularly, or at all, for
and conelusior s, respecting the stain
trip may he o f some interest.
pede o f the republican members and the
lieve it was the first trip made by
which affect his record for truth and
lights and u n w o r t h y con ten tion s.
1 gambled. Often became penniless
Did not know whore the next dollar
j vvas to c„ nie iyOIU.
R ^ a n i c estranged and alienated from
j my patents and former friends.
tempted often tocouiuit crime, to
t* e end that food, and shell r from
I 1 aml
i h o - e we shall se* and c o n v e r s e w it h in
ilio I’cniteiitiary at Salem.
C up you afiord to frequent the saloon
with the majority o f ,.
1*1 the shad >w of a doom so appalling ?
t he saloon tneir head-;
. . . .
1 hen, b-«\s,ot Dallas, and elsewhere
principal resort— th
let us confer together and we will as.
liner sensibilities t e c me blunted, and!
►7st you to mark out a line o f action
ttie young and susceptible, ere they rea-
which oliall exempt )o u ln>m tie toils
'?.! whither they are dr:fting, become ■
of the tempter.
r .’ »-tautiaily moral outer:.-ts. l ’ lace.« of
You c m all read ; some o f you en
such resort ;tre a sort of necessary evil, i
joy yourselves > lion engaged iu reading
M ere society exempt from these and j
kindred temptation* and invitations
uu all oitg' ; ••>.
\ ou cau cultivate a taste'for read
d l(| not
niH ANK FU L for past patronage, ami bavin
X returned to their old place o! busines
would respectfully call attention to their
of th e
FOR TH F
aul it required the utmost vigilance to
Bi id Ics.
P ain t«,
T IR A D E :
M ock o f h a r d w a r e , which we offer at
— also —
S ad d le-trees,
ISf a r s i i LH*.
AND DYE STUFFS,
At the OM Stand formerly occupied by M. R.
COX A CO.,
Ä lim ip s
F in in gs.
UNION BLOCK, Commercial StTeet,
S k i r t i n g , B r i d l e , B e lt and I.a c e l.c a t h c r
SALEM , OREGON.
■ SHEEP, DEER, KIP and CALFSKINS.
æ rllIC ilIE S T
CASH PRICE PAID FOR
A liberal discount made to country trade.
GEO. A. EDES.
SAMI,. HEADRICK .
HIDES, T A L L O W amt B E E S W A X ,
lections, then when ready to stuit lie i
placed the saddle upon a horse, put a
W YT iv l V J
Joh n H u gh es,
.-mall pack on each side, and the chil- j
d u n in the
A LARGE A M ) W ELL SELECTED
SAML H E A D R IC K .
GEO. A. EDES & C O .,
AND OWN WORK
two houses Letween Mary’s river, and
the Sacramento; the oouutry was iufes-
ted with Indians all along the route,
and in this manner the hors** was
FEED, G R A IN AN D FLO U R !
led or drove mfely through with his I TI A G I O W a s l l I I I ? P o w d e r «
precious burden. We were not se !
riou-ly molested by the
A g e .— Dr
so sure that it would bo ar.y the better j
ing ; learning-
forty-four eases of insanity as induced can p.#and concluded to ‘ ‘ dig a canoe.”
for it. Incentive to laudable sclf-de
ilns done \ou are in a fair way to
intemperance. And says : ** In- It occupied ihc most of two days in
n ia l; and effort to excel in the graces i f
qualify yourselves for usefulness and temperance is steadily on the increase j making the craft, and when completed
a well spent life would be removed. «rue pleasure.
in both sexes and with all camse- of pen i load was put in, and all at oqce when
God could have made man incapable of
Read hoi ks and the newspapers.
plo. O f this there can hardly be a about to shove fiom the shore, at least
falling— could have created him equal \
You can all get them.
It i- indeed, rapidiy becoin one hundred Indians suddenly arose
with the Angels— but did nut do it.!
I f you cannot buy them vou can , ing the great vice o f our country, g i v out of the bru-h on the opposite bank,
In His divine economy, man was a part, borrow them.
ing to our criminal courts the target- mil made, tile woods tesound with the
l i e sat before llis created intelligeneies
Not lonr “ i™0 11 boy stepped into
. . . .
our office and asked us if he could sub j share of their business, filling up the most hidous yell that ever emanated
S i g n a l and pay us in ! wards of our hospital and other charita from human lungs. At the same instant,
to choose between them and govern j w..rk ? \Yc answered him with pleas
ble institutions, crowding our aims7 several .-hots wore made iu the direction
their actions accordingly. He promised urc, certainly. He told us to send it
house-, and blighting the fairest hopes ot the canoe, but owing to the guns
a reward to the faithful and circum to ' ll,n :,.n^ 0,'nimand him when we
and brigliest an*icit ntions. of w hole ! being loaded w ith gravel they missed
. ueed< d his fcrviccs.
spcct, and ban shment tor tiic contrary
iiiiilies in evert wa’ k of life.”
We hm e never heard that boy's vu< e
i their aim.
Our men aU i n-hod to the
couduct. Society* would strive to be from Withm a saloon.
After eHei-u'is in.iuguratien as ;i river with their guns and kept up ‘ a
tibovo God were it to hope to rid itself
democratic !*• resident of the l nited '■ emit minus fire. ’1 !i:s alarmed tin in and
He d»sir« s to learn and qualify him
o f every species o f vico und contami
self for the duties which await him in States, he proceeded to tin» removal ol 1 prevented them from coining to the
nation ; it never can be done. Society
the near future
some of the more olmoxiom parti-ans t ank, and in that manner we crossed
can only organize itself on a basis of
Boys, xs you value your good name
will»1e company, unde r cover
rewards and punishments.
It is com alJ(j future laini*. leap out of the saloons. o f the Federalist faith, when lie was re
of tlie fire of men stationed mi the hank
monstrated with by a deputation of I' u•
peteut for society to recognize standards
o f the river. After the men had all
ritans from New7 Havan. ^Ir. «Jeffer
and grades o f responsibility and respec- 1
crossed we had quite a skirmish with
Lability and to reward and condemn ac j
A x rw York correspondent of the son rep ied that the majority had light-
the red devils, but our men wore till
cording rs meu do or do not square Corvallis Gazette s >vs :
as well as the minority, and aski-d the
their conduct by them.
^Our prohibitory excise law o f this reiionstrators “ how vac mT-ies weie to true grit and they sunn cleared theroid
of all sign of Indians. There were two
As a rule, we are o f the opinion that cif>' l,as f ucc‘>cdtd beyond the expecta- j be
oeured without the exercise of ti e
re rogai ivo of m u o v a i ? Tho-e by ul’ lhc
o f ‘ ‘ , n c , t ‘ S:" n i. e l” laid
keepers of saloons would prefer that j
bl.en in ft,rce 4,UU0 liquor dealers
■-»th arc few and I.» r n umilimi » » » « . ” I
a,h "I*"" ,l" ! s' " 1' >•*** « « '
h.,vc closed out bu.-ine
7 . .
. ! (•aped
..11 harm. Af
\ i*.. t - r ti.:«.
That sun e rule bolds good to tlii-
The law i rigidly
enforced. ( Polk Comity Siynal please diiy. Federal office holders neither die further molested the next day an In
| copy.)— Portland Christian A ’vacate. nor resign worth a cent
dian \>.;s seen about a mile off; three or
* f '
Y e s ! we will cony. Iris not quite
lour tneii started in } ursuit of him, but
Phil Sheridan writes to headquarters : with their lior-es they were unable to
, clear to the naked eye, however, that
I bid an interview to.day with the overtake him. It appeared at that time
there is a prohibition law iu force in
will tell you, boys, that they came out
daughter of Black Kettle
a- if th ose Indians could outiun a com
of them any better, wiser or higher in
There is a sqmw out here on tlie
Will the Gazette and Advocate copy
mon ( ’ ayuse policy on 11 1 o open plains,
the Ecale of their own self-respect.
the following from Augusta (Me ) cor South Yamhill who sometimes visits at any rate we m ule sev t al attempts
While it is a fact then, that men of ex
Dallas, about whom Phil shed (opum- , to catch themby running our horses after
respondt-nce o f the N. Y. Tribune ;
perience and mature years, cannot say
ffusious ” of tears on the occasion of |
• ;i tailed
i : in every attempt.
Opium-eating in M tine is becoming
that they can quit a saloon entirely uu
so common that it attract- serious pub his last ‘ * interview ’ with her, on the Klamath river we came near inciting
soiled, cau you bo)s, ) L*ul,e> susctpiible j.^. sitteistion. '1 he Maine liquor law cuts ' | U|, near Corvallis. This*7 forest uiaid-
with a serious accident, an old lady iu
intxperienced and impetuous, trust j »,fi the use o f one stimulant, it seems, en ” entertains the hope, so she says,
riding across the stream became dizzv;
yourselves in such places ? Can you only to make general the use ot another,
that Phil, will redeem his pledge by
her ‘ * head began to swim *’ and throw
hope to do,in the midst of your inexperi j and a uiucdl worsc* ° ,,e; I’ xcessBe
dfinkiug every rational mind must de- returning to comfort her.
ing her weight on the lower side o f tfie
ence, tfiat wfiich old and wise wen
i i; . i
; p'ure as ii great public and private evil,
A correspondent of the Gazette sa)s: horse was causing the lior.-e to beat
cannot do with impunity ? And again but to prohibit all men from drinking
But an old moun-
I have a plan to propose for the poo- down the stream.
boys, you must not claim a license to i because some will drink too much, is
visit and loungrc gbout saloons because j about as wise as would he interdicting j ple«of (Iiegori to settle tticir railroad tuineor b y the nam e ol S a x o n , tnouil-
all a a bathing because some indiserc« t war
I f the people of Oregon will ted on a p o w e r fu ll m ule, put s p u rs to his
gome good men go there ; rather say . .
i t -
... i . ♦ .i
J bathers get drowned, come of the give lor two years w hat they spend for anim al, m ade h im leap from the bank
you cannot afford to be found where so
inordinate drinkers (in secret) | liquor, to build and cquipiug railroads,
many bad men abound.
; that we have known in our lif time \ they can build a railroad on both .-ides and rushed to her rescue, and just in
No boys, you cauuot afford to spend ll*vc been men who, in pubiic, were the | o f the river, each 120 miles long ; said the nick of time, for a moment more
most violent champions of prohibition ! railroads to be bult at an average cost and she would have been lost. Thanks
your hours where you can receive no , .. .
1 .. , ,
0 0 - nim
J he most honest and success! ui advo I of bo. >,000 per m fe , and will not need to the generous hearted man where ever
impressions which will ever redound cati>s 0f tempeiance we have ever en any State or Government aid to help
he may now he.
to your own good, though y >u may lay countered, per contra, have peen geu- them. I f any one should doubt it. ho
AN OLD RESIDENT.
the false anil deceptive unction to your tlemeu who relied upon moral suasion j can make the calculation for himself.
li mn s that nothin)’ bad will come of it. I P ut <l»*» “ ta.te ol »liiiiula.i.i | Tim a.mmiit o f reti.il li,,u„r sales fur
Enook Je Adams has abandoned the
i »• i Sumptuary laws never did and never the year I8t><, (which is the amount
No man ever ueeume drunken who d id ; wi||
especially with a free ! consumed) as per statistics of Revenue enterprise of building a railroad to<*he
not tu\ie the first d r in k ; neither did p,.„pie. T in y will drink from sheer j Commissioner Wells, lor Oregon is mouth o f the Columbia. He now pro
poses to build a line of Ocean Steamers
any hoy ever become immoral and de- j obstinacy if forbidden to do it, and, as ; 84.201, 240.
praved by contact with the footed a t - ! ’ " Maine, it debaried from getting | '|'be above was probably suggested to ply between New York city, and St.
jnosphere o f a saloon who did not make ' dr!11.^
wd ‘ 8 ,at'*y a icbellious j j. flU ej q or;ttj ¡n i}ie S i gna l o f date Helens— when he g.*ts that fifty thou,
spun by resorting to opum.
h * first visit there.
W1|| Uot t|ie real friends of temperance
NuV- 8» , 8 b 8 - « lU lhe Gazette copy sand dollars ho sued the St. Helens
eleotion Judges for.
Op with us to lhe J*enitenti; ry at Sa- look these matters Ian ly in the face ? said art iole ?
boys would not frequent their houses.
This we know to be true as to many of
\\ hue thousands of very good, re-
liable and trust worthy men visit saloons
io while away an hour, none ot them
G E O . A . ED ES
Concord Stage Harne.-s.
once; that was at Rouge river, which riv
Superintendent o f the er was very high, and it was neces-ary to
Pennsylvania Insane llo-pit.-.l, in hi.- efleet some means by which we could
last report refers to three bundled and cro-s over the families, so we struck
for W H E A T and O A T S .
I heir tacilities for receiving and sacking grain
are unsurpassed anywhere in the State.
Steamboats laud regularly alongside of
their W are House at all seasons o f the year.
that time there was but about one or
tl o whole without provocation or e x
Now, Mr. Editor, since you have
placed me iu a false li_• ht before my fel
low citize s, I ask tlu* favor of the
publication of this disclaimer in your
I am, sir, yours, etc-,
F W at mire .
CASH P R I C E
Saddler)*» H a rd ware#
l'in t.id g -, «fcc., AC.
H O I SE
Completed and are prepared to store an indefi
nite quantity ot Wheat, Oats, Barley, etc.,etc.,
and are paying the highest
a number of women and children. We
Started about the first of May, and at
1 :,fllx ^lame to ,K‘mocra,le
members for the revolutionary manner prevent the loss of our animals from
in which the late session dissolved itself, the theiving propensities of the Indians,
and for the incompleteness of thehusi as also to preserve our own lives. One
ness at that time. I do no such thing.
old entlcinan by the name of Forrest,
I desire to leave a it cold for truth am. . . . .
voracity among my ncighfiois when 1 ;
’ ** his family two »-mall children,
shall he called to my final account, and i was at a loss how t«» take them through
in view o f this fact alone, if there was to the best advantage.
He at length
nothing else to impel me so to do, I concluded to adopt the following plan:
to say that the disruption
He made a largo saddle, after the pat.
„ , have
se sioti was
is la tiv e session
work of the
members tern of an old fashioned pack saddle,
thereof, connived at by the Governor— t i-fengd a hoop around the upper pro
T he G
H a rn es s ,
among them seven families, with quite
j the majority party seemed indispo-ed
*° legislate. What l said was that m
majorit ' of the members did not se<m
j inclined to take bold, and push business
during the forepart of the scs-ion.
1 [ referred to the legislative raid on the'
• State Fair, as proof to the point. Hut
^ ,e it'ference you w< uld have to obtain
DOTY A CO., EOLA, HAVE THEIR
four horse coaches ¡is at present, iu sev
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
lair dealing, w rites to the Unionist the en days, it then took twi-nty-five days
tuenty of than will in g : “ 1 spent followitig article which appears in the to make the trip, and instead of a well
the grater portion o f my time after 1 t columns of tout print of Jan. 2.'»<1 :
worked stage road, the travel was
H ayden II a i . i ,, Jan. 19. IS 9.
‘ grew up, either in the saloon or in the
along a narrow bridle path, then known
society o f tiplers; I drank ; was often
;is the “ California trail.” There was
m y articles m i ‘the SIGNAL, y o u ma ke
m in k ,
f r e q u e n t l y e n g a g e d in broils i J
, . ,
lue § ,y w hat L d id n ot intend to say. about forty persons in the company, and
W HEAT B0U8HT-
S A L E M , OKERON.
Nineteen out of every
those who make
from the path o f rectitude, wo are not
liF .A FB O n K .
D URBIN'S BLCK, Commercial Street,
to their first visit to a whiskey saloon. ! t|,e pitiless storm, might be procured.
They cau all rcmieml er that it was sub- | * j committed
......... - — the first theft »V.
sequent to this event that they became, ' purposes.
gradually, imperceptibly careless and
This prepared me for another and
unconcerned, as to the pursuit o f oh another step.
jeets which hitherto had been t!,e ru-
1 was filially caught, and here I am.”
linir incentive to ail their actious— the
Bovs, the al ove is a true statement
prime objects of their labors.
i f the cause leading to the conviction
In the saloon more than any other
. : sentence
, „ » minority
• • of .. '
ot p ,i,
tlie „ great
place which is frequented by m n, vul
. . .
■ ' . , . 0
oar topics are discussed and a general
o f legislation at the time the white men, with their families, women
secession was prematurely brought to a and children, that had been made be
Think yon he will say he was in the close. The 11 on gentleman, not con. tween those two points by land. In.
habit of attending eliuieh and the Sab- ; lent to remain silent under imputations stead o f the passage being made by
that matter.'' No.
up and grew older, he was iu the habit
Iu and about Dallas there are an un ot spending his idle tiuie ?
usual number of boys, young men we
hat do you think, boys, the answer
may say, ranging all e long from fourteen will be :
age as regards the above qualifications.
W ATK IN D S,
W .H . W A I K IA Ü ^ .Ä : l o.,
M o n m o u t h , P o lk co.
Some o f the republican papers o f this | E d it o r S i g n a l :-
TUESDAY MORNING H.i.,
i>">. ! spot and a.-k him to tell us, truthfully, State have taken occasion to misrepre-
In my last, allusion was made to a
where he had, in his better days, spent »cut the lion. F. Wayinirc, with refer- trip from Oregon to California in 1847; i
B 0 VS, K E E P OUT OF SA L O ONS. hi« leisure hours, and where, as he ¿¿row i puce to that gentleuiau’s convictions a few incidents connected with that
to twenty years of age. Many or these
boys are unusually intelligent, manly
and industrious ; all o f them are aver
i ' o h i i D o i i «V Co., S a l e m .
*a!í* P>y O roc ut* Gcit-
1 o r a l i V.
V a r n is h f«
ES sí m y R i n » ! T i'V % U i e n i !
P R IC E
RE DEC El).
CO I. OR S O F A L L K I N D S .
I B OBINSON'S MAGIC WASH ING POW'
are sueett.-iully iniro<lui-c-d thr--'
■ ui Oregon,aiul are universal!) pronuunouncTl
»•lie Lest Y Va-bing C om pound
in U b c !
is?"far sale by G. B. STILE?, Dalljasf".
—A L S O —
Hint* ar.cl Putty,
tiiroeerie« and Provision«.
JliJ-Under the Ligis'.ative Hall, Holman'a
J ASVi ES L D A L Y
G E S E il AL A (i EST,
Office— No. l i ! Eront Streit, Port lai
(Opposite Franklin Book So-n- )
\ \ r ILLGIYE SFECI \L ATTENT10 N T<»
I f | Un- Ciiliccting alni .-nlju-rinoiit ol «c-
counts, Eills ami note-.-; Ncgoiiatiiijj lnlami
tnlls; cffcctinn loans: sclliiig aml leasing rea!
csiate; Imu.-c' renting, ami t>> tbc generai agen
e) Im.-iucss iu alili» brani-lice.
Wiiiameiie Iren Works Company
NORTH F R O N T A X D E ST R E E T ,
P o r tla n d , O r e g o n .
iO IN D E R S ,
JAS. L. DALY.
D IS S O L U T IO N
N O T IC E .
The partnership heretofore existing
between S Mitehel and M. Ros» ndorf
under the firm name of Mitehel «Y Ros
endorf, is this day dissolved by mutual |
i «>• >, « c,Mi,l « " " " ’ “ ' “ S "**
business, to whom all accounts due to
the late firm must paiu. and who will
pay all claims against the firm.
S. M IT C H EL.
M. ROSEN DOIIF.
Independence, l h e 21, 18(18.
the hank of the river, one block north o i
Couch’s Wharf, ami have facilities for turning
out machinery promptly ami efficiently.
We have secured the services of Mr. John
Nation, as Director of the Works, whose ex
perience on this Coast for fifteen years gives
him a thorough knowledge of the various
kinds of machinery required for mining and
*«» « «
execute orders for oil
»f Machia«, uad Boiler Works, such
M A C H IN E R Y ,
FLOURING MILLS, SAW MILLS.
Q U A R T Z MILLS, MINING P U M PS
4-C. 4-C\ 4*C.
Manufacturo and repair machinery of all
F a r m e r s ’
I run «hutter Work at San Francisco
C'o-t and Freight.
S t o r e —
M ONEY S A V E D !
LOOK A T THIS1
m i E LARGEST AND BEST STOCK
Wheeler <t Randall's Patent Grinder and Am
Dunbar’s Self-adjusting Patent Piston Packing
Either applied to old or new steam cylinder*.
Quart «tampers, «hoe* and Dies,
D r y Goods ,
Of «ne best hard iron.
\ That haa ever been offered in Polk Co., is just
First Street neiweeu Stark and W ash?
C R O N E
& NN O L F ’ S
j New two story building at INDEPENDENCE,
which we will soil CHEAPER thau the CHEAP-
We are prepared through recent arrange
ments made in San Francisco, to |iod c -i.stnnt
sale for all kinds ol' Produce, and payiug the
highest market price for WHEAT.
We also have m connection with our store,
S t y le ,
-O F -
A LARGE WAREHOUSE,
where we offer storage on good terms.
We alse keep
M O L I N E and B O S T O N C L I P P E R
CRONE A WOLF.
r a o M
r s .
Orders solicited and promptly filled.
F . O P IT L Proprietor