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DALLAS, APJUL, 18 1874.
JFor Congressman :
S. W. DAVENPORT of Marion
F. CAM? JE of Poll.
for Secretory :
J.H.POUTHITT ' of Wasco.
Frr State Treasurer :
I I rr- f
For Sip if. Printer:
JV. M, HAND
Suixrintendfnt of' Puhlic Instruction:
M. M. OGLESUY of Douglas.
rrosecutineg Attcrr.y, third Judicial
bin Senator fir Polk. and Benton:
L.L. I5ETTLy ' ' ' Vftfolk.
POLK COVTV COPLES TICKET.
Ijbr Representatives :
W. C. ?ROWN
. S. FRINK.
J. J. WILLIAMS.
' i-or Treasurer : t
i R. M.' MAY.
For Assessor :
1 N. GARWOOD.
Jpor Surveyor :
p. C. R OUT ELL, J. D FL'iri
fl. W. GOCCHER. ?
T1?a Jodiejade.riY CoByentica has
met a9d, Wvjork comnietedf' yfcc
and faithfully did tka rc,emVera. 01 that
Convention perform tho task assigned
I em that of producing a ticket that
wou'd receive the respect and support
of the people. The ticket is 10 every
respect a good one and, without
doubt, will be elected by a handsome
maioritv. Never in the history of
Oregon politics has a ; Convention con
ducted its Droccedinss in a more
harmonious manner. Each delegate
laying aside his prejudice,. vored njen
tnat rouid command the hearty
spprovi of their Cellpw, citizenj. Ot
he candidates perscnally, in this issue
we shall bav,4 lile, to' say, and we
deem itw no neeeasarj ttyt, any long
and studied eulogies should be written
in regard to them, we consider that the
ticket is a sumcient recomrQendat,icn.
Mr. T. F. Campbell candidate for
Governor is too well known, in tin
county to require any , comment trom
us He is known to be a man of high
moral character, of fished education
and a good debater. He has the entire
Respect and confidence of all who are
personally acquainted with hirr.. His
Domination was most oportune, and we
do not know of another maninOregon
whom we would more cheetfullj
support for (loyernor or any other
ositkn, than do we Mr. T, F. Camp
belt If he should undertake to canvass
the State, Governor G rover will find
that h. W &a elepha.pt to handle.
He will np findj it so easy to
combat the forcible and CfuviDo.
t : 1 . . . 1 .
ashe.didte chaffy and longwinded
" apeeches 0 Qoveruot VYood. If wo.
are not mistaken, Mr. Campbell will
receive, in thia county, from one hun
dredaud fifty to three, hundred majority
oyer Grover, while Tolmaa, will not
get a sufficient number of votes in this
county, for the people to tell whether
he is on the track or not.
' Mr. T. W.Davenport, Indepenpot
candidate for Congress, is a man w.e
known throughout the fkate. He is a
man of acknowledged ability, and well
Qualified in every respect for the posi
tioo to which he has been nominated
by" tha Convention and will be elected
by the people. His honesty and
integrity, we thjuk, no man will call
in question. We shall suspend our re
marks oo the reatofthe ticket until some
future issue, with this remark, that 14
far as we know., and we have tnade
ioquries concerning those we know not
personally or by reputation, the ticket
is, without exception, ; composed of
lpne$t and temperance men. We do
not mean by this assertiou that every
rain on the ticket is a member of some
temperance organization, but $hat they
are such men that, if elected will have
great influen.ee on the temperance cause,
and would, we lelievo. favor temper
Mr. Tilmo.n Ford, candid for
Prosecuting Attorney for thjs D6trict
we have known perscnalW Cpr'the last
four or five yorrnnd we know him to
be id all respects htteq for tn,o position
which is more than we can say of some
of the pther candmates tor tnai omce
UMiPrfl Mr Fun! is well known wi
' v t t ' '
haye yet to hear the rst sentonce
derogatory to his character in any
particular. FJe is a strong temporance
man- He is a pcrsou, pf drive and
energy, ac,d w,ill, when elected, see that
our existing laws on the liquor question
are strictly enforced.
As the Independent Convention was
composed of men from among the
people, and not officeholders, rinjs aod
slaves, we may safely say that the voice
of tbat Convention may be taken for
the voce of the people on election day,
and that our ticket will be triumphant
over the other two now in the field, by
a large majority.
TOLMAN AT HO.MC
The Jacksonville Timts commenting
on the Radical nominations, thou speaks
of Judc Toiman, Radical pomince for
,4The hagest joke of all wa the
nomination of Judge Toiman, of this
county, for Governor. A more pre
posterous birlesque on that office could
not be perpetrated. NV'hen men of
ability Uke Jude liaise and Dr. Geary
arcthruat -aside to. mukc tooa for uc!
calioro as Mr. Toiman. there certainly
must be trickery somewhere, or pre.
verted taste predominntiog. Person-
ally e have tho bihes regard lor
Wta- That he he ha not the aligned
qualification for the office is but too
well known. The Mitchipple pro
gramme no doubt is to use him 'as n
tool to their jobbery, in case of hi
electioo, of which there is not thr
remotest possibility. His nomination
is in direct opposition to the wishes ol
leading Republicans of his own connty.
and be will not poll his party vole L)
Speaking of Tolmaa as. county J u
of Jackson county, and the excuses
made by our Radical friends for placing
in nomination a mwn so wholly un
for tat position, tke Times fur
"His administration was. noted for
nohinBavetho arbitrary manner in
which Ija tresjtcd, persons oC opposite
views. Among his most notorious
performances was wbcre he assumed,
without any authority whatcyer, to
declare his party sheet the litigant
paper of. the county. Nearly every
ljttle notice withiq the jurisdiction of
his Court was Buflixod by the word.-
-"published in, the Oregon Sentinel by
order of Hon. J. C Tolraan, County
Judge." Although a standing candi
date ever since, his party deemed one
infliction of him amply sufficient, and
the "statesman", was ignominiou-ly
onsigned to his tannery until the
present time, when his virtue of ob
purity and harmonizing proclivities
ctll him to tear the Radical standard "
And this is tho m in, fellow citizens,
that you are requested ' to support.
Ve opine t.b.at he, if free from all other
burdens, would 1 not be able to carry
himself safely ' through tho political
hre' of the coming 'canvass to bay
nothing of'the heavy load which he is
compelled to bear, in consequence ol
representing the tyipplcj faction of tho
Republican party.' He Ut as good a
man,n however, as could, have been
selected for defeat which Is sure to
Of course Jayne has been found
guilfy of laage" public' stealings, and
Grant, in strict accordance with his
former practice in such cases, " has
indiied, him a letter in which he
expresses his unswervering confidejicj
W the 1
in UiB uuuusiy auu lutegriiy.
INDEPENDENT HTATE C-ONVEN
The Indapenent State popyen.tio.n
rpef in ltced' Opera House o
clock l'.M and was wail attended
there, being being delegates froni near
ly every county in ho State, and the
body was composed of men. who fyav
not generally been identified with the
political movements of tbis State for
the last few year, and are men who
have an ohject in view, and that is
retorca in every sense of the word
Qamo.tjoqc VS. Elkius, W. R.
Dunbar, ot Marion, was chosen tempor
ary Chairman, who made a few remark
on the motives and objects of the
assembly of the Convention, and thank
ed them ior the ho.por conferred on
Qu motion, C. P. Churqh, of Clacka
mas COU,n,(y, was elected temporary
Oo motion of L. Oise, of Polk, a
Committee ct one troio eich county
represented, was apointed on creden
Un motion the convention took a
recess ior half an hour.
Ajter the expiration of the time the
Chairman called tho convention to
Mr T. F. Campbell was called for
and came forward aod addressed the
Convention for a few minutes in a very
interesting m tuner, and was roundly
On motion, the Convention took
another rece, suhject to the call of the
Chair, when the Committee on Credco
tiali would be ready to repott.
At 2 :45 P. M. the Chairman called
to order tho Convention, and tho Com
on Credentials reported delegates from
the following counties ;
Multnomah, Linn, Marion, Douglass
Washington, Yamhill, Polk, Benton,
Lane. Ciackauas, Wasco. Umatilla
On ootioi of L. Case the present
officers we;e elected as permanent
Mr. Strong, moved that a Commit
tee of ono from each couny ,epre.tcn
tod b apoiote as. Committee ca order
of business .
On motion a corn.rnjttco of ono Ironi
each county appointed on resolu
tions Following is the Committee ;
W Lair Hill, Suthcrlin, It. H
Hiddle, A. Luelling, A. J. Pittnore,
ILJ. Hale, W. S..KIkins. II. II. Oile.
It. Ramsey, L. Case, J. II. Douthitt,
On motion the, Convention adjourn
ed untii 9,:30 o'clock to-morrow morn
ing. The Independent County Convention
unanimously nominated T. II. Crawford
for County Clerk, vice J. L. Royal,
Yl ATFOIIM ADOPTED.
lived, I. That extravagance and
tion have become so prevalent in
iminstration of the affairs of this
Stato and nation ai to burden the
people with taxes that are not neceary
to good govcraraenf, maka politics a
trade and debauch the morals of socie
ty; that there is 00. ground to hope
for a remedy for. these evils through
tbe.agency of the two political parties
that have heretofore ruled the country,
and that tho welfare of the people de
mand that every citizen, laying aside
all party prejudieles and differences of
opinion upon' immaterial poiots, unite
in Hclcctiug (or the public service men
who will exert themselves to secure
public economy, retrenchment and
reduction' of taxation in every practica
2. That we view with alarm the
reckless course of the Sjtato and Nation
al (Governments in the multiplication of
officers beyond the requirements of the
public service many 6i whom, wbile
receiving salaries, from the 'public
treasury, are devoting ihemselvei to
their private pursuits. And wo demand
that officers paid do give their time
exclusively to the service for hich
they are appointed..
I). That we favor tho adoption, by
the National and State Government, of
all reasonable . measures of securing
cheap transportation ; and to this end
vvc iuvor liberal aid from the General
Government for tho opening and
improvement of our harbors and rivers ;
for tho construction of the Portland,
Dalles and "Salt Lake Railroad ; the
completion of the Oregon and Califor
nia Kailway to the southern line of the
State, and the extension of tho Oregon
Central Railway to Junction City.
That the interests of tho State demand
the completion of the Oregon Central
Railway to Astoria ; that we favor
sucft.aidas may bo consistent with
prudence and public ecouoray,, for the
construction of roads across our moun-
tain chains. And we favor the im
mediate construction of a wason road
along the south bank of the Columbia
river f roto, the moutl of Sandy iu the !
4. Thaf all property rigjita, iudivid
ual and corporate, should be subject to
law; that we would give all proper aid
encouragement alid, protection to corpo
rations, companies of persons engaged
in. transportation, commerce or any
other legitimate. pursuit ; but we hold all
subject to lav and we demand tUat
the rates of fares an4 freights on rail
ways witjiin the the State bo fixed by
the legislature of the State, and on
inter State railwayp, by Congress
5. ' That we demand a return to the
salaries fixed 'by the Co.ustitutjon for
State officers, and we condemn all the
schemes that have been devised (a
increase such salariei by indirection
That the compensation of all officers
should be only such as wonld pay them
fairly for the services they perform;
that County Clerks and Sheriffs should
rwe salaries fixed by law. according to
their services ; that the law increasing
their fees should be repealed, and a law
enacted providing reasonable fees to ba
charged by them in cases where private
purtiys alone are concerned, such fees to
be paid by officers into tho County Treas
ury. That we demand the passage of
a law to protect the public against
nureasonatlo charges for the State prin
ting. C. That we favor a liberal system of
public schooU, but we condemn the act
creating" a monopoly in the sale of
school books and demand its rep: it
7. That we demand the ro' val i
the Litigant printing iaw.
8. That 'we demand iLc equnl
rights for all citizens, and accord spec
ial privileges toono.
y. That the interests of hepeople
demand competitiou in the transporta
tion of frieghts to add from our seaboard
that we are opposed to the purchase or
leasing by the" State of the Canals and
Looks at the tall of the Willamette,
but would hold both the Stat and the
Lock Company to a strict compiiaace
with tneir existing contract.
10. That woepccuilly condemn those
acta of the Legislature that have en
abled speculators to obtain the public
lands of the State in large tracts, to th
excluion ol poor men and men ot
moderate means, who ould take them
H That the removal of a faithful
and compti Mit officer, merely because of
his po'i'ical opinions, is a xrross abuse of
power. Tat the ue of the appointing
p a r : rew,ara joiuei.iriH tur services
ani "ftions i no
officer fcr tic -u--: p tt,.j';;
ances of' their uuiiis ii nu utr.. ;c
upon good iroverunicnt.
1J. That personal character Is the
proper criterion bywhicU to judge of
the Utne-! ot men for public position,
and it is dangerous buines to mn of
disreputable private c'-aracler.
13 That the General Government
should pay all the expenses, lo-nes and
damages ncessarially arising from its
course of dealing with tho Indian; and
we demand that our fellow citizens in
Eastern and Southern Oregon be
indemnified by the Government for
their, losses and, damaged in the Mode?
If. That we are in favor of such legis
Jation on the subject of the liquor traffic
as will allow each precinct to decide by
a vote of the citizens thereof whether
liquor shall be sold in that precinct or
r ot. and which hall make the venders
of intoxicating drink responsible for
damages which may bo done by the
abuse of that privilege wh.ero sale is
15, That the uprising of the
agricultural classes, and their organiza
tion into a compact society for mutual
protection against the extortion of
oppressive monopolies, commends itself
to the favor of, ov,erj; just mind, aud
cannot but result m ultimate good , to
the whole people.
( Signed) W.S. ELK INS,
The above plotform was adopted
without a dissenting voice,
STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE.
Joseph Ruchtel, Multnomah : Jas. D.
Burnett. Douglass; II. N, Hill, Lane;
1). Payton, Marion ; Ja?. Nixon,. Linn ;
L. D C. Latourette, Clackamas; R, R
Biddic, Benton; J. I. Thompson. 'Polk;
Benj. Schofield, Washington; George
Rnab, Wascoe ; G.. VY Burnett, Yam
hill; I. Luce. G,r ant ; Thos. McCoy,
Umatilla ; J. V. Roork, Coos; John
Huntly, Gurry; J. West, Clatsop ; Jos
Tuff, Josephine ;.S. P. Barret, Jiaker ;
Joel. Hamilton, Columbia ;V. White,
Union ; II. Henley, Jackson; W. b.
Tho Pendleton tribune says : Wil
"iatn WigTe, living near Willow, Iforks,
iu forms us that, he has recently travel
ed from the source of Willow Creclcto
its mouth, aod from close observation
he is of tho opinion that on an average
si or seven eattlo out of every one
hundred died during tbe entire win
An Indian was caught stealing horse
feed at Salqua. latelv. .
IS JE W
N, &; JT, P, ILTEB.
DExlLERS IN GENERAL, MEI$
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We Buy ftom DIRECT IMPORTER for
Aticl can ho 1 1 at the Iowet living rate.
UILLINERY WORK DONE TO, ORDER,
Depo; of the .ITciv School
lines ol .Stationery.
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KioUd"bj lhi State altrafs on. hand.
Apcot for tbe 'fO.MEStTIC"JSewinS Machtae OPatton's Block,
Mar. 873 ly
UNIVERSAT! SPRIN'C HEP.
TP TOU WANT A NO. 1 SPRING BED
Jploape acpd joux order to.th
31 Sprin-jBed .
I will pa.ck and nd you 4 Bed, all complete,
for tbeBmall sum of Ten Dollars. Each Hod
warranted for. tbroo years. After ualpg it
thirty day s, if you are, not fatisfled. send U
backhand, I will refupd your money. Kach
Bed can be packed in a box ilttoon, inches
square -48 springs InJeach bed, each spring
if - if. mo r 11 1 1 j
102 Vht Street, bet.'.TavlorJ Salmon,
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N. & J. D.LKE;
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TE WOOLEN MWar C0?S
VTOTICE IS HEREBY THAT I JOHN
L V. Hart, have been duly appointed admin
Urator of the estate of Thomas Hart, late of
Tolk Co. Ogn. deed. All pewong baring
claims aeainst said estate will present them to,
. j r : Ml - i . il r.
or to J. L. Collins, my attorney, at his office
in Dallas in faid Co-, for allowance or rejection
within six months from this date.
March 7th 1874. John P- Hart,
J. L. Collins Atty. fot Adainistrator.
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned,
was at the March term 1974 of tht Corn-
ty Court Ijor Polk County Oregon, duly appoint
ed Administrator of the estate of Raohel Butler ,
daceafed. All, persons having claims against
said estate are requested to present the same to
mo at my residence1 at l&onmouth Oregon for al-w
lowance within six months trom the date -hereof,
and all persons Indebted to said estate will,
make immediato payment to me
Moaaiouth Maaj'Sd 174. .
. IRA f. M BUTLER,
' ' Adffllaktrto