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jDALLAS, SATURDAY, MAC
KEPU11IJCAN STATE C6KVI3Ifi
A Republican State Convention fqr
,the State of Oregon will be beld at the
city of Portland at 11 A. M. of wedues
Vlay the 20th clay of Marchj 18T2, for
tiba purpose .of nominating a candidate
or Member of Congress, bU delegates
to .tie National Republican Oon.vention
to be held at Philadelphia, Juno 5th,
1872, three Presitkptial Electors, and
for the transaction of such other budnoss i
&s may be thought proper.
The several .counties will be entitled
to delegates in the jJouveuttou as .fol
lows ; ,. . ,.
Benton. ...'.'.'.'..... ...11
Clackamas ;.-... ..14
Lane..... J 13
Multnomah .... .........24
Polk. J ...... 11
Umatilla ......... ...... 5
Uuioa... ........ ......... &
YamhilL... , ...12
Coo ......... .......... 5
.CttTry......'.. .V.V.;.'.. 3i
Colambia. ........... 2
Tfce StaQ Central ,Coomittee recom
jaends that tho seyejral counties hold
ttheir primary .election on Saturday,
March 2d, and ttjeir county contentions
jfor selection of delegates to the State
.-Convention, on Saturday March 9th
1872. .. '. '..
; T. B. ODENEAL,
Chairman; State Central Committee.
C. P. .Cjianda ll, Secretary
Salem, Feb. 1. 1872.
It J2PCJBL1 C A N COX VGSTIOXS.
As recommended by the Republican
State Centra) Committee, the Repub
lican voters of Polk county will hold
their Primary Meetings at the place of
voting in their respective PrccijictSjPn
Saturday, the 2d day of March, 1872,
at two o'ctcckr r. M., to elect Delegates
to the County ponvention, to be held
at Dallas, at eleven o'clock, a. M., on
Saturday, March 9th, 1872, to elect
eleven Delegates to the State Conven
tion, and transact any other business
that may be recommended by the Csu
tral Committee of ; the. county. The
several precincts aro entitled to send
Delegates as follows ;
.... J J La Creole ...
.4 I Monmouth,.
Salt-Lake...... 1.... 4
yhje members of the County Central
Committee will meet promptly at my
office, at 10 A. M., Saturday, March 9,
1872. ,J. J. COLLINS,
End of Voluissc Second.
This issue of the Republican brings
us to the end of Volume 2. One year
ago , with many misgivings, we look
control of the paper, feeling that the
risk was great. Without any knowledge
of the practical part of tho business,
and no experience as a journalist, we
felt that the responsibility was grave.
Relying, however, upon the maxim that
4t Pluck will win," we made the effort.
The, result has bepn more satisfactory
than our most sanguine expectations
could possibly have anticipated. The
list of subscribers has gradually in
creascd, as tho standing of the paper
has bacqme belter known, until now
it has become one of the best advertis
ing mediums in the country,- and is so
considered.- The prospects for the fu
ture are brighter tfian ever, and we
start into the third volume with a feel
ingof certainty, in lieu of the doubts
ancj fears which overhung us a year
Politically, the Republican will, as
heretpfpre, advocate the claims and
principles pf the Republican party, that
party which stood true to itself anJ the
pountry through those Jong and san
guinary struggles, whiefv werp to decide
whether the Republic of the IJnited
States ws to be ipdeed a nation pf free
people, pr a nation ojf slaves tp a ordp
pf ambitious demagogues, who were de
termined tp rule the country to their
own aggrandizement, or ruin it iq pref
(fooce to letting it pass into the hands
pf its true friends. We shall in the fu
ture, as in thp past, deal with fairness
pn all rjuestions which may come up
for dibCus8)on. With a fpoling of friendr
ship toward our brethren of thp press,
we sjiall, if neccssary,meet them square
ly on all points where, in our judg
ment, tbey may advocate doctrines not
in accordance with the best iutcrcsts of
the country. We shall do this, however,
not merely with a view to controversy,
but with a desirp to have the people
understand the different questions sub
mitted to them, in all their bearings, so
that they may decide intelligently. Wo
shall continue to send out the REPUB
LICAN, hopiug that it may contain Bome
gems, which will qoMbe .entirely toblifc
crated by the lu$tro,of tha.se ,wh jch con
sider themselves diamonds in Jiterary
collections. Everything omens well;
the'Couory-.iiat peace.; the farming
prospects never were better j politics is
beginning to warm up ; the fabled fowl
.is suspended at au astonishing altitude
aod we see no cause why the Republj
,UN should not be lovely.
Our neighbor of the Mercury, wish
ing to still farther establish his reputa
tion as a mau of erudition, attempted in
.his last issue to explain the condition of
affairs between the United States and
Great Britain, by a lengthy editoiial
under the caption of M Tho British
Muddle' lie goes back iu this to the
administration of Andrew Johnson, and
tells us, iu his own jeculiar style, of
the negotiations attempted to be made
at that lime, as well as tho coursa pur
sued by Minister Motley, all of which
has no bearing whatsoever, upon the
present muddle." The treaty between
the two powers provided that the ques
tion be submitted to a convention of
representatives appointed by the two
Corernments. Before this tribunal the
claims were to bo argued, and its de
cision was to bo acquiesced iu by the
two Governments. The " apology" re
ferred to by our con temporary, was ouly
a matter of furm without any signifi
cance. Of course, the British Govern
ment after aiding iu every way they
could to secure the independence of the
Southern States, but failing iu their ef
forts, could not do less than t( Authorize
her Ministers and Plenipotentiaries to
express in a fricudly spirit Her Majea
ty's regrets," etc., but would this in any
way' recompense us lor the loss sus
tained ? The affair has sifted itself
down to a plain matter of business. The
Pull Mall Gazette acknowledges that
the British Conmihstouers were out
generaled, but doea not claim that thif
exonerates Kugh'ud from her ujliguti:t
to stand by the decision of the Geneva
Co ti ft; re nee. The di.-eu.-ioii!i iu the
IJouse of vummous show thc.at;it- feel
Whether the claims submitted by
the United State.- to tho Geneva Con
ference are legitimate or not, must Le
decided by th.it tribunal. If that con
ference deem any of the claims wrong,
of course they will so decide, and we
as a natural sequence will have to fub
uiit according to agreement. If, on the
other hand, it is decided that all claims
presented by the U. S. Government are
valid, England will be compelled, ac
cording to agreement, to pay them or
violate her pledge. We are not disposed
to counsel war, but if the claims pre
sented before tho Geneva Conference
are allowed, we claim, most emphatically,
that they should be paid whether u any
section of the people of Great Britain
are in favor of it or not." It is time
that these questions were disported of in
some way, and tint be allowed to remain
a bpue of contention between the two
countries. We expect ultra Democratic
papers to denounce the claims, as they
have ever done . all measures of the
present dominant party, but we opine
that the intelligent citizens of our coun
try wilt see whether those claims are
legitimate or not, and, if they are, will
sustain the Administration in pressing
Tho editor of tho Benton Democrat
has evidently allowed himself to get
into another pure-rye-tanical condition,
and in that state has allowed himself to
be imposed upon by a "drop" from the
OjUill of one who hails. from tho " Vine
yard?' of Polk county, with an alias,
La Creole." Thp only thing we wish
to nptice iu this correspondence is the
statement that the Republican has a
new editor. This is false, known to be
so py the correspondent and must have
been so understood by the editor. We
can easily pardon the correspondent for
stealing our thunder8 or, as he feebly
expresses it, "borrowing our fayprito
expression," for the fertility of his own
brain is not capable ot producing any
expressions that would carry with them
tny force. As to Mr. Holies (County
Clerk) and Sheriff Burch, referred to
by the correspondent, we have respect
for them as gentlemen, but when it
comes to a political fight, we claim the
privilege of opposing any measure ad
vocated by their party, not as a personal
matter, but as something which interests
ltomanee of a Corpse
At , the "old Korse sale" in Portland,
one day la. week, Mr. Mitchell, a jgrot
cer there, hbught a box which on being
opened was found to contaiu a corpse.
The QregotiiJiii, of the 20 ult.j contains
the following story concerning it.:
"Tho newspapers, with the aid of a
coroner's jury, have gone and done it
now, and that ''corpse that Mitchell
bought'' is no longer a mystery, what
ever may remain of the ghastly horror
of its discovery. We are not prepared to
say that the explanation of the mastery
is altogether a string ot hard facts by
which a practical miud would trace the
history of the blackened anJ repulsive
heap of remains, found here by Miteh
ell iu a box, through all the mutations
they must have undergone, back to their
idsutity with a living man, having a
certaiu uame and habitation. Be this
as it may, the romance which is now
received is better,in Home respects, than
the blank mystery we had at first. This
is the romance ; John Clark, familiarly
known as f Johnny Clark," was, some
years aero, a oacker iu Idaho. He was
a bold, bad man, aod the Vigilantes
marked bim for their owu. He was
suspected of beiug connected with, and
ii leader of a gang of ''lload agents."
He committed a murder at Idaho City,
aud was arrested and cast into Jail.
While he thus remained imprisoned, the
lioad agents were goiug on badly and
several murders were committed by des
peradoes in various parts of tho Terri
tory. The Yigilaut.1 were aroused to
uuusual wrath and they commenced
going for the roughs iu the mt de
cidedly lively style. John Clark, being
iu jail, was a haudy subject to f rnot.ee
on, aud the Vigilantes took him o:t,
tried, convicted au l hung him. iu less
thau two hours. The dead body was
- . -m- fc ' a
i hen buried in a rude box. .John Huik.
had agister, a respectable lady reading
somewhere iu California, who hearing
what had been done to her naughty
brother, went to Idaho, dug him up and
hired a man named Thomas to briug
him down to Oregon for shipment to
California, where she purposed to pive
him a Christian burial. Thomas did as
he was hired to d.; brought the body to
Umatilla where.it was ai h i been here
tuf'ore stated, shipped to thi-t city, lie
Jjre its artiv.il, Imwcver, tho ii-ter who
C.ad preceded thVel'pso. left the city
tur California, since when her brother
uranv other in in has heard vt Word of
hvr Th: man Thoma uUo departed
! Cur lands u ki.owti, as one edition id
the romance has h, in1, tu reku, us
another has it. Wo know of no go -l
reason why we s'.ould not iy he w-it
to Australia and changed his name to
Smith, thus breaking the iast link that
might lea 1 lo his identity. Mind, how
ever, we 'ton't know that he did. Ooo
story, though, U as go.l a another in
a case where nobody know anything
at all about the matter. John Clark
remained ijuict in his liitlo box in the
O. S X. Co.'s warehouse till Mitchell
bought and found him, uobo ly having
ever called to pay either their respects
or the freight charges. In publishing
this rommct, we do not uudertake to
ay that all the factstjted are facts:
on the contrary we incline to th sus
picion that a good many of the links of
the history of the unknown are sup.
idled out of imagination's workshop.
We cannot, however prove auy thing of
tins sort, and as it is a great social ne
cessity that there should in', some theory
set up right away instead of the mys
tery, wo are content to adopt the above
and recommend it to the public as the
best that eau be done under the circum
tancca." All Around.
hevon cases of small pox, are repor
ted iu San Francisco.
The American Iron Works, at
Pittsburg, Pcuu., were destroyed by fire
A valuable pieeo of ground at Vic
toria is in litigation between je Hud
son's Bay Company and the Colonial
It is feared that the telegraph
cable between San Juan aud Lopez
Island- has again given out. It was
laid anew about three months since,
A Puget Sound paper says i General
Stevens bought last week of Stewart &
Lcary thirty imported Australian sheep,
for which he paid .r00 iu coin.
One hundred aud twelve boxes filled
with the bones of deceased Chineoe
have been received at Port Townsend
from British Columbia, for shipment to
The city of Olympiais now six miles
long by four wide, and is still spreading.
It is something larger than the village
of New York. But New York labors
under the disadvantage of having no
A jokist says the Puget Sound people
only hunt clauis one hour in tho day.
AH the rest of the time they are hunt
ing for the termiuus of tho Northern
Pacific lailroa4 something that has
never beeu lost.
The Boise Statesman learns that,
notwithstanding the mild winterexperi
Cticed in that region, stock has suffered
to a considerable extent,espeeially those
turned out iu Snake river valley.
Many work oxen perished. Thev had
strayed off on tho high table laud, where
they could get neither food uor water.
Gleanings fro,m State xhany.1
'The Era, is cdmplainin
; East Portland
is to have a hat
Chickens sold in . Port land last week
for 0,25 per dozen.
The Santiam railroad bridge is said
to be repaired and trains crossing.
Mr. H. L. Herman, has become solo
proprietor oi' the Catholic Sentinel.
Work is suspended at the Factory in
Oregon City, on account of high water.
Kugcne is indulging in Leap Year
parties. Salem and Oregon City ditto.
The Santiam is said to have risen two
feet higher during tlc late freshet, thau
Harry Kcithly, the strap tramist has
been scut to the Penitentiary for
Some bad boys in Portland got them
selves into business by assaulting and
The county bridge acroa the Clack
amas, took a ride dowu stream during
the late high waters.
The Oreyonian, is to be greatly en
larged and improved. It is to be one
of tho largest papers iu tho Uuited
The Steamer K. N. Cooke, lately
made the trip from Portland to Oregon
City and back iu five hours, including
The net proceeds of the Good Temp
lars sociable in Salem last week, are re
ported by the Statesman, to have beeu
A daring burglar in Salem, went
down a rope into the bar-room of a sal
oon for $2 50 last Suuday. He has not
been heard from since.
The Mercury sayg ; Mr. Geo. I$des,
has received his commission, as collector
cf custom at Alaska and will sail from
Portland for that place to-day.
The htatt$yt-an, gives an account of
cruelty to animals." This time it
was a Clerical gcutiemm who misused
his horse. II oughtn't to dooo it.
Th Willamette Farmer, is jmt com
mencing it .'Jd volume The Fanner.
an excellent paper, and hhould be
well patronued it j our agrieuituriat.s.
Got seared. The 'Statesman says,
the liquor dealers of Salem were neared
out of their wits when they saw tho
late demonstration in favur of tamper
A portion of tho bridge which cro.se
the Ih'rfchute.- river at Gordan'n. be'ong
to the Hailed Military lloid Company,
wa carried a ay by high water a few
Wm Zimmerman, drew the first, Al.
Siithctland the second, and .1. F. Han
kin the third priz, at the balj of the
Washington Guard, iu Portland, for the
best drilled soldiers.
Jackson county attorneys are getting
hoistcrom. 'IVo of thou got into a
ijuarrcl in court lately and were put
under 61,000 bonds, and fined respect
ively, &J0 and $40.
Hon. Ben Simpson inform the
(?ttz?(e, that the Kluora ciuie into
Vrojtjina Bay on her last trip, drawing
seventeen and a half feet of water, at
half tide. This speaks well for that
It is said that the Santiam river has
cut a new channel and turned away
from the head of the ditch that carrier
water t.'i Salem, and that consequently
when tho river falls no water,will enter
The Eugene Guard says : " The
hand shaking season of 1872 has com.
menceu ana tnc two men hi tins city
who are not candidates for oflice are
obliged to take hack alleys to travel
on to aioid being .-hook all to pieces
by those who arc,
A son of Frank Glover had one of
his hands caught in the machinery of
the. Salem forry boat on Saturday. It
was so frightfully mangled that it was
amputated at the wrist. The sameyonth
a year or two ago had one of his legs
crushed in a saw-mill.
A receut letter from Goose Lake gives
this : Tho weather is fiue, the ground
clear of snow; farmers plowing and
sowing grain ; stock is fine and fat with
out beiug fed ; snow has fallen to the
depth of six inches in the valley but
left the ground bare in three days.
The Mountaineer's letter from Can
yon City contains this: 44 Some timo in
January Messrs Mc'Cullough & Hel
min had their books stolen from their
store, for the recovery of which they of
fered 4 a reward of $500 coin, and no
questions asked On the J4th instant
the books were found by Mr, John Pow
ers, who received the reward. There
is some mystery attached to these books,
whioh our informant did not exactly
From tho Kugene Journal: The
Democratic majority is going 44 where
the woodbine." During tho past week
a staunch Democrat Dr. John Wil
liams, colored left for parts unknown.
The Doctor was so enthusiastic in the
exhibition of his Democratic proclivities
that ho and the city Recorder wero cou.
tinually having business of an unpleas
ant nature, and to avoid this wo presume
he has gone to hunt a place where a
man can act Democratic without being
IV A T I O N A It
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A M0DEI COMMERCIAL COLLEGE I)
THE EDUCATION FOR THE TIMES.
Tllr'Iinportailce of R Practical Education
was never mote Apparent than Mow !
IT LS UNIVERSALLY ACKNOWLEDGED
X that aa wo grow in prosperity we grow moro
practical, ami that it in required of men that
they educate; themselves practically- educate
themselves iu the best uiauuer poasible-totueQt
the dewianda of tbo times.
When Ag8i!tttis,t King of Sparta, was arkea
,what things ho thought most proper for boy to
learu,, he replied ; Those thiols which they
bliouid in-attiee when they become meu."
' Deliver ail things in number aod weight,
ami put ail in writing that thou givest ontorre
eciveet iu," is a precept of universal application ;
ad there is m opeeia! neeecstty for its strict ob
servance in ull business transaction. Young
men, tLv future welfare of this CMt jojlc to
YOU ! Are YUU prepurtdiu wwet iis demands ?
A COURSE OF INSTRUCTION
to meet the
DEWAJVWS oI'TlflE AGE !
The most thorough, and comprehensive
COURSE OF BUSINESS TRAINING
ever introduced by any
c o n n e it c i a h
B V S I N S S U O L L G E,
THKOHV AND 1'KACTICE,
by means of
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Jho Coyrsfl is to arranged and Taught as Jo
enable the Studcul Ij uiaU:r tl iu the
Shortest j ituu possible
Each ludcnf, after passing through tbo
THKOUY COU USE,
becomes an actual
BOOK KEEPE: ASD MERCHANT
whera, in the r-iee of a few WEEK, 'l
tain the experience of o ORDIN ARY LITE.
TLTfil,E;nU'il DEPARTMENT i uow
fitted Hji with tU m-h of tutruuiiiU, and is iu
CMiiipK'lo ruunin; rdr.
E.r El l-L INFORMATION, svud for COL
LE;i i'.U'KU. Addrcw:
D:l UAME .t JAMKS,
i-T I Portland, Oregon.
UK A L KSTA1.
REAL ESTATE & GEHR1 AGENT,
KEpimucA v ori'icn
Special attention gucn to Sale or Purchase of
Real Etatc, OoUcctt'fTi of Claim, Ac.
Afrnt Union Mutual Life Insurance Co.
rilEV ACRES OF LAND, with good House
and Ham, all fenced and under gxd Im
provetnent, situated iu tho Town of Dalla.,
Polk Ctuuty, an lraordiiiry opportunity.
1WO llirXDUED AND FORTY SIX
Arre of Land me Mile North of Eola.
I't.ik County, jrd Ili.ut't gol Double Ham,
nndoihi-r lli.ildinn. All under fence, with Qua
Orchard, aud in hih tatr of cultivation.
HOUSE AND LOT IN CENTRAL
Salem, ncir the two Central School
House. The nue contains Kiht lioom,
) all Il.t.-i-.T i. witli Hr'l t -111111, tiaru, noil
llni and all ct.u veuivucil to make it
i 'FARM F ACUi;. 25 ACRES IN
i cn'ti r.ition. H aerc f fall wheat, 5 acre
nf mcad.tw, g..o 1 orh,(rd, and weil rupplied
:tir Situ ritiitl three Inilos jtoutfitvafif if
; siinpnonV lrfdgo on Hi Luckiamutc. For sale
1 . :.. ...I I - ....
at & oarnm ti pi4
I FINK MILL SITE IN SOUTH SALEM,
on Willamette Slough. A block of Si
Lots, enclosed with Board Fence, good House,
A (IOOD STOCK FARM, CONTAINING
V "Su Acre?, good House, tw Ilnrns,
'rchard, Ac, Mtuated on Upper Salt Creek, 7
miles from Dallas.
A FARM CONTAINING 550 ACRES, 100
V acres under fence, 60 acres under the
plow; good House, Ram, and fine Orchard,
situated 1 wiles west of Dallas.
rilHRKE HUNDRED AND SIXTY ACRES
J of land, 200 acres tinder fence, 25 acres
cultivated, good log bara, with lumber for
house, good orchatd, living water near ail tho
year round. 3 miles sr.utu-wcst of Simpson's
Bridge, Big Luckiamute,
A FIRST-CLASS FARM, SITUATED AT
Pleasant Hill, about two miles from Sher
idan, In Polk County, containing 4S0 acres, all
under fence, 200 acres In cultivation, good
Barn, Orchard, and a comfortable farm House.
For sale at tho low price s of fifteen dollars per
A GOOD BUSINESS LOCATION AT
Buena Vista, Polk county. Warehouse
with capacity of 40,000 bushels trade already
established with the interior, and connection
with tho Willametto Transportation Company.
Good dwelling house, and everything ready for
occupation. A splendid cpeuiug for business,
For sale cheap,
A GOOD COMFORTABLE HOUSE AND
Barn, with plenty of fire-wood convenient.
Situate about two miles south-west of Dallas.
For Particulars enquire f R. II, Tyson,
fegtvA V. H. RUBE L I,
lias located in Dallas, and is ready to
attend to all those requiring bis assistance.
Artificial Tooth of the very finest and best
Satisfaction guaranteed, o.r no charges made.
Now is the time to call on the Doctor.
Qfike,oppa8it.o JKincaJd's photographic Gal
AX TJKE OLD CORNER,
COMMERCIAL STREET, SALEM.
I. Sc JU. If I U S C II,
Having Re-opened in the Old Stand Com
plete Assortment of GENERAL AIERCHAJf.
DIZE, aro ready to wait upon the Public, anl
offer their Stock at very low Prices.
All kiud of Produce taken 4 Exchange.
We cannot le undersold. Please give as
call. So trouble to .how gowda. Everybody
J. B. V M. IIIRSCII.
o. yr. nosier.
SADDLE RARIIJCSS &
North-East Corner of
Main aud Mill Street, Dallas.
GEORGE W. KOBART & CO.
Will Manufacture and keep CONSTANTLY
ON HAND a ltrge Assortment of
SADDLERY, HARNESS, AUD
Consistuog of all the
Usually kept in
FIRST CLASS SADDLERY SHOP,
All of which will Le made ot
THE BEST MATERIAL,
Aim. CARRIAUB TRIMMIVG and RE
PAIRING dtue to order on the shortest
Call and examine oui Work before purcha
4i tf OKO. W. HOB ART A CO.
Tit is Space
J. V. GILBERT,
Hoot and Shoe Dealer,
COMMERCIAL STREET. SALES!
AGENT ANTED I
THE LOST CITY;
AS IT H AS aud AS IT IS.
A HISTORV OP THE GREAT CHICAGO
i Fire. Truthful and accurate. A vivid
and detailed account ot the most terrible calaiu
ity that bat ever befallen the civilixed world.
Startling incidents. ' Hair Breadth 'scapes. "
The fearful ravages of the Pire Fiend. Tho
reiu of terror. Profusely and beautifully IU
lustrated, including views of the city before
and since fire, still sublimely grand in its ruins.
Orders will bo filled and received . The fastest
selling book ever sold by agents. Send $1 for
eanvassing outfit and secure an Agency imme
diately. Agents also wanted for
THE WONDERS OF WORLD.
Ope Thousand Illustrations, eompruing startl
ing scenes, interesting incidents and wonder,
ful events in all Countries and among all Peo
ple. A. L. BANCROFT A CO.,
ftT San Fraacisco CaL '
Is A CREOLE ACADEMY,
DALLAS, POLK COUNTY, 0REO0H.
M. M. OGLESRY, Principal, asp Tkkhib
or Mathkmatical ajiu Nattral Scikhcks.
MISS E. A. WITT EN, Tbachkr or Mesto.
MISS A. E. SCRIBER, Tkachcr or rum
PltlMART DurAnTMKT AND PrCB
The Second Term of 1871-2 was commenced oq
the second Monday (11th day) of Deo., 1ST I..
All students will bo allowed the benefit of
the endowmeut fund, amounting to about $200.
T U IT I ON i
Primary Branches, per Term.............
High fit n ..,. o "w
Latin and French each $2 extra.
Music, $12 per Term.
Charges will be made from the time of enter
ing to the close of each term, or half term, a
the ease may bo. No deductions will be mada
except in cases of protracted sickness.
By order of the Board of Trusttes. 30