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SATtmDAY. OCTOBER 30, 1880.
VTlLlXAMiX JTC1X, Edltara.
GEXOFIXFIELD S. HANCOCK
WM. II. ENGLISH,
T. G. OWEN, of Coos County.
JAS. FULTON, of Wasco County.
J. K. WEATHERFOKD, of Liua County,
Will have a rousing Democratic mass
meeting next Monday evening.
Catos and others will give short ad
dresses. .Come one, come all !
Well, it is dead teat's all, slaughter
ed in the house of its friends.
We did oppose that measure (Knox Coun
ty) because of its gross unfiirnens and
the greed evinced by its supporters, but
there was no opposition on the part of
citizens of Pendleton precinct to anything
like a just division of the county. If the
"divisiouists" had kept faith with the
people they might and probably would
have attained their end ; if they had been
. honest in their promises to the people
that they were in favor of a division into
three jcounties such a bill would most
probably have been passed. But as soon
as election was over designing "division-i-jU"
in the upper end of the county im
mediately proceeded to go back ou all
their pledges fcc. East Oregonian
We are weary of correcting sueh state
ments as the above. It certainly looks
as if policy should keep the K 0. near
the facts even if lacking any higher
Next Tuesday the citizens of the Uni
ted States will be called upon to decide
who shall be their nest President. TJn-,
fortunately there are many who will dis
charge the important duty of voting by
casting their ballot for the candidate of
heir party irrespective of any other con
siderations. During the campaign that
s now drawing to a close every oppor
tunity has been afforded the intelligent
voter to decide for whom he should cast
his ballot. The press has been free in its
criticisms, and ablu speakers have expati
ated upon the candidates and the princi
ples of the parties they represent. Grave
charges of corruption have been wade
against Jas. A. Garfield, republican .can
didate for president These charges were
first made by his own party, they were
examined into by republican committes
of a republican Congress and proved be
yond all reasonable doubt. Nothing said
or written in extenuation during this
campaign has changed the verdict. He
stands convicted by his own party. W.
S. Hancock, the democratic candidate for
president, is a military man. This we
believe is the only fault laid to his charge.
His loyalty, his honesty, his ability no
one doubts. Such are the principal can
didates. It remains for the voters .to
decide which of them will be the chief
magistrate of our country. The republi
can party favors high tariff; it believes
in a strong central government, or as
Garfield puts it, it believes in the theory
of Hamilton (who desired to have the
president elected for life); it yet persists
in regarding the South as a hotbed of re
bellion and disloyalty: it refuses to allow
sectional strife to die; and departed from
the principles of its inception at the time
of Lincoln. The democratic party advo
cates tariff for revenue only ; it believes
in constitutional states' rights ; it opposes
Mongolian immigration; it believes that
the war is over and in willing to abide
by the result ; and it stil! maintains Miosr
principles during the practice of which the
country experienced its greatest prosper
ity. To which of these two parties then
would it be better to entrust the reins of
government for the next four years ? We
fancy that next Tuesday the American
people will reply by their electing Gen.
Hancock the gallant standard bearer of
the grand old democracy, .
' REPUBLICAN SPEAKING.
THE CBAD OLD DOIOCEMTIV PASTY.
The New York Herald (Independent),
which has strong leaning toward the Re
publican party, give3 utterance to the
"The democratic party represents fun
damental principles whose preservation is
essential to the perpetuity of our free in
stitutions. It comprises one half of the
guide. : However, about 1235 persons voting citizens of the United States, and
signed the petition for Knox Co. each there would be reason to despair of the
one of whom mav take the above to him- Republic if so large a part of our people
elf. .Division was slaughtered by its Jad lost the sense of patriotism and pub-
. m, . . . . , ho virtue. v e believe that the average
ceuuB mro running a ui vis.on ucje- Democrat is as moral and well
et last j une, tbe candidates stood pledged as the average Republican
te a line to cut off this end, and the other A part" which has so illustrious a history,
lino to suit the citizens interested. The a Prty whi:h lias so much genuine syrn
nUtf.rm bo ttl TW t.. Pathv with the sons of toil who form the
Trin.3 of t.hA Amprimn nonn1 o rtfttfr
feated by what means we all know. whicb, in spite ofits aberrations and devi
The . 0. said that "the only and honest ations from principles, is still the main
way to divide was by petition." A peti- bulwark of popular rights against usurp-
tion was circulated accordingly at our ngpr,caunw. ueuesu-oyea oyiwown
... , , . . blunders unless it persists in them .
end of the county, was signed by five- Sucll i(I the ancin't and time.honored de
sixths of the voters interested, and the moeratic party, a party long illustrious in
JE. 0. SouglU against it, and to-day has the historv of the country; a party which
the impudence to tell the 11235 that it never llinched or faltered m maintaining
-infonitmu uronnaitimv" WW the Hg. bearing of the Nation against
... . ' , ; ' , jealous foreign powers; which originated
"desxgnmg 'divisionists went back on . prociaimcd and defended the Monroe
tneir pieuges j.ne trum is tnat tne di- doctrine; which acquired every square
vision ticket being defeated, a meeting mile of lerritory which is of any real val-
waa held at Centerville to fWid on n.. which brought us Louisiana and the
a aa vast regions west ot the Mississippi,
1 hrnnrrnr. iia hlnmrin lirniirhr. n a ' avoo
0. called a county meeting at Pendle- brought us California, and established
ton to decide on lines. That convention our title to Georsria. Leavinsr out Alaska.
Ex-Senator Mitchel addressed the peopla of
Weston last Tuesdcy afternoon in the interest
of the Republican party. We are sorry that
we did not hear the first part of his speech.
But what we did hear was good. Mr. Mitch
el is a pleasant and fluent speaker and carries
b.is audience right along. The gist of his ad
dress, stripped of all its oratorical embellish
ments was simply this : the South rules the
Democratic party, and the South is not to be
trusted, therefore the Democratic party can
not be trusted. He stated repeatedly and em
phatically that the interests nnd ideas of the
South, are, aud always were directly opposed
to those of the North, and that therefore we
should vote to keep the South out of power.
He never mentioned the South but in terms
of unqualified condemnation. Still the Re
publicans never do anything to foster section
al hatred. He dwelt at considerable length
upon the tariff question, showing the great
advantages to wool men from the protective
tariff system, hut forgot to mention the hard
ship it worked to tho?e who bought woolen
goods; and we fancy the latter largely outnum
ber the former; but" "the greatest amount of
good to the greatest number" is not part of
the political creed of protectionists. He ex
plained that the principal difference between
Republicans and Democrats on the question
of revenue duty, was "that the Republicans
regarded whisky, tobacco and quinine as lux
uries, while the Democrats regarded these ar
ticles as necessaries of life." He cautioned
his hearers against the tariff doctrines of the
Leader, but of course did not deign to show
any particular in which they were calculated
to mislead. He stated that Polk was elected
on the tariff issue the cry of "Polk, Dallas,
and the tariff of '42." Not a few of the audi
ence had been under the impression that the
"Annexation of Texas" was the principal issue
in that campaign; and that the stand of Clay
against those whom he was pleased to term
'land pirates," "squatters" and "robbers of
the public domain," contributed in no small
degree to defeat his Presidential aspirations.
It is well known that Clay advocated with all
the powerful eloquence of which he was so
great a master that the public lauds be sold
to the highest bidder (a splendid idea for spec
ulators), while Polk maintained that the land
should be sold to actual settlers at a price of
not more than $1 25 per acre. These were
the points that decided the election in favor
of Polk. Mr. Mitchel next took up the bun
question aud made many good points on the
Homestead law. He would have walked
triumphantly over this part 'of the course had
not an over-zealous Republican asked him to
tell what party made such enormous land
grants to the railway companies. Tho elo
quent gentleman was non-phissed, perhaps
confused. He hesitated, but rinaMy "suppos
ed" that there had been a combination, and
that lioth parties did it; then hastened to say
that both parties had agreed never to do it
any more. .
There was no enthusiasm at this point.
The speaker next showed how all the Con
gressional committees were under the control
of "ex-confederates' and. again expatiated
upon the di-.ngcr of entrusting the government
to the South, and portrayed liow powerless
the Democrats of the North were in the cau
cus and m Congress. One would almost sup
pose that Mr. Mitchel actually believed that
the whole aim of the South was to destroy the
government and injure the interests of tho
North. If we believed as he spoke, we would
gladly get rid of the South altogether. He
then made a stirring appeal to support the
Republican party .and waxed warm and elo
quent as he spoke of the many good things it
had done for the 'people: He was listened to
throughout with respectful attention' and fre
quently received hearty applause. The speech
was a good one aud greatly enjoyed by all
who heard it.
P. S. He also forgot to say that Garfield
voted against the tariff on wool 1
Republicans haow Hancock's record
is good, and that their own party has
condemned Garfield. Yet some are afraid
to trust Hancock's word because he
might go back on it ; but support Garfield
who has done so.
MUSIC STORE !
n t ?
The Portland Standard has had the
Chinese posters, which appear in con
spicuous places in that city, translated,
aud finds it is a call upon the Chinese
. ' for money to aid in electing Garfield,
saying that Hancock will drive tnem "at
the point of the bayonet" out of the land.
That if they want to stay and make
money they must help to elect Garfield,
and that every cent they give now for
that purpose will return thBm twenty-
five. This may just be a ruse on the
part of Republican managers to obtain
money for the campaign, but in any
light it certainly looks bad.
107 First Strtet,'PORTLAirD, Or.
IE LEADING MUSIC DEALERS !
Pianos and Organs Sold on the Installment Planl
3TOLD INSTRUMENTS TAKEN IN EXCHANGE ; t
- Mammoth Stock ef -
Sheet Music and Music Books.
Sole Agents for the i :
MATCHLESS WEBER PIAHOS.
Haines Bros , Pease & Co., Crand Spuare
Hon Jno. Q. Wilson proved himself a
man of honor. He simply promised to
respect petitions. Supposing that Kelley
represented the views of this end of the
county, they two and Hon. Pennington
agreed on the lines of what is known as
the '-Kelley bill" But the petitions
showed him the error, and he nobly ac
cepted his duty to his constituents and
labored tor tte largest petition. V e, are
decidedly opposed to his views of the In
sane Asylum bill, but as he openly advo
cated them prior to election, his course
is consistent. All praise to Mr. Wilson !
& GO. .
Arc the best Medium Priced Pianos made. "
THE ESTEY ORGANS
"Sing tlicir owu Praises, and Lead the World."
The Sterling1 Organ.
D. W. PRESTTSCE & --CO. fIusic Store
107 Firet Street, PORTLAND, Or.
Jjffek . i
The Pendleton Tribune says, "Wil-!
liamson, Steen fc Co. so long
as they advocate an unjust measure, just
so long will our hunest citizens oppose
it." This in reference to the advocacy
of creating Knox Co. The two named
gentlemen are pretty well known in the
county, but who are the "Co." The
"company" are about 1235 persons who
signed a petition for such division, whom
then the Tribune says "honest citizens
will oppose when advocating such meas
ures. Thht is a cool insult to a majori
ty of the voters of the county. If this
'Co" would take their patronage from
the indiscreet Tribune, the weakest and
flattest journal in Oregon would die.
(Successor to Adams Bros.)
COR. MAIN Rlgil" WALLA WW
I Keeps on hand at all times full and eouiplete stock of
j WILL OFFER TO THE PEOPLE OF WESTON AND VICINITY,
S And guaranl oe to
adopted the same, line, and yet the E. 0.
fought against it ! And what the E. 0.
calls the' "Weston move" was commenced
at Centerville, and matured at Pendleton
through a. call of the Pendleton ii!inr !
o i r
the comparatively worthless acquisition
of President Johnson, the democratic par
ty quadrupled the original area of the
United States between the inauguration
of Jefferson and the close of the adminis
tration of Polk. A party that has this
The Tribune says editorially : "Since
Hayes' inauguration a better state of af
fairs than ever have existed. The pub
lic debt has repidly decreased, and the
principle of honesty in public allkirs firm
ly established." Pretty rough on Grant's
"ight year's administration ! Very com
plimentary to the Democratic Congress
that established the "principles of hones
ty in public affairs f ' The Republicans
had been in power in both houses up to
Hayes' inauguration. We feel consti ai 1 1-
ed to say that is the best thing the Tri
bune ever stated, and we recommend our
readers to paste those sentiments in a
scrap-book ; and when any one says the
Tribune is weak and unreliable, produce
! 3By Coming to Walla Walla and making your Purchases of we'J
Orders Carefiilh and Promptlv Filled.
i AND AT '':!
ZEaO W JESSES' SSOSSSS 2
Now we want to know what other I record must always hld an honored place
"pledges-there were at those meetings in our histor Moreover, it was the de-
BlUUltttlU UUtV 111 till ObCIllUJCU itlltl UCrtl
"to go back on T The E. 0. need not
cunningly try to arouse jealousy between
the ends of the county. We did not an
tagonise their bill, nor they ours, for
Knox and Coal were quite in harmony.
. In fact we sent a large petition sustain-
back the tide of rampant Know Nothing
ism and kept open the doors of the Re
public to emigrants by insuring equal
rights with native citizens. A party
which has such a history will bo found
to possess great tenacity of life. With
its ricn lnnerirance ot proud national re-
ing Knox and CoaL It is well enough collections the democratic party has irre
known who killed Division.
Th Tribuns saya that the Hon. P. J.
Kelley worked "for onr interest and the
interest of Umatilla county in general."
That he worked for Pendleton we all ad
mit, the balance is an open question.
That he labored to divide Umatilla coun-
pressible powers of rejuvenation, and on
ly long persistence in blunders can ver
For ten years Indiana has been a
straight and Democratic state by ma
jorities of from one to seventeen thou
sand. Pendleton Tribune.
Grant in 1872 hal 21,098 majority,
rrora me correspondence ot a. . Jr. in
the W. V. Daily Statesman, we cull the fol
"Weston still keeps up her old lick and is
fast attaining the pre-eminence to which the
energy and foresight of her business men in
locating a town in such a commanding posi
tion justly entitles her. Among the notice
able improvements going on at Weston are the
handsome two-story brick, now nearing com
pletion, erected by J. E. Jones, who will car
ry on his hardware business therein; Dusen
bery & Co. are about moving to a brick store
adjoining their old stand, to afford them ac
commodation for their extended trade; a new
City Hall, of the same material, is also going
up which will prove quite an adornment and
much to the value of real estate in the city;
Mr. John's new hotel is a fine building,
nnigne in architectural design, which en
hances the appearance of the whole block in
which it is built; tho establishment is being
upholstered and furnished- throughout in the
most elegant style, and, when finished, the
completeness of its appointments will entitle
it to take its place as one ot tne best hotels in
the cnuntry. Saling & Reese have hightened
the frout of their brick store as a further pro
tection against fire, which gives it a better and
more business-like asjiect. The Weston flour
ing mills under the able management of the
Procbstel Bro.'s do nn immense home trade
and export large quantities of the usual high
standard brand of flour which this mill always
Centerville, like Weston, has also grown
considerably this year, and is the seat of
arge .and constantly increasing trade.
Gen. Arthur was dismissed from office I
by President Hayes that the office might
be "honestly and efficiently adminis
tered." Of course he mioht change and
make an "honest and efficient" vice-president,
but we do not need to try men
whose acts are so flagarntly wrong. .No
such charges against English. Iugersoll
makes a bribiant argument against Eng
lish when he said, "Death has never dec
X-J 3 T - 1 x i 1 .tT'. SC.,
iu u guuu jrresiuKni, m me umiea states TtaougH Shaking like as Aspem leaf
yet. Death has always made a frightful wth th 'M'8 and fcrcr. e victim of malaria may
J J - j still recover by using this celebrated specific, wbich not
lli la Ull C 1 A l J W WUUIU IjlllS H.IHIIV I.I I I win. uiwmuii v..fc uivbw "f. .......... VWUHBf - 1' - , y-, . , j .
I enta their recurrence. It is infinitely preferable to j Vieaply a One. JIU IrOOdStn my line tout
Arthur? English S fault is that he loans quinine.not only because it does the burfiieas far more ' , my Trr.- . - r ct,r.
I tborouirhly, but also on account 01 ilk perfect wnoic- 1 . ' ' tjamm
money, and secures himselt When he does I soaieness aud invigorating action upon the enuresis
For sale by all Druggists and Dealers generally
ty according to th largest petition as he and he vas not jjways very "straight"
iK vfUn promised, we deny. We were nor running on the Democratic ticket
perfectly willing to have his influence Watch your extracts, brother,
against us, but he should have voted as . ' ' : , ,
Is) r hied. -twice as many democrats in the north
' as in the south, yet republicans are afraid
- Umatilla County ought iv give Han- j Haneeck of Gettysburg will favor the
feck 329 majority, I south at the expense of the north,
v. . S. i 1 . .
jjurcng vrants aaminisiration "a gen
eral amnesty to all connected with the
civil war was proclaimed." Some peo
ple seem to think the war is still going
on, and that Hancock heads the rebels as
general, while Garfield leads the loyalists.
When the fighting was hot Garfield went
: Subscribe for the Leader.
THE . LITTLE JOKER
"wppgjriix' -wash ko;:f. at a tibk:
3ytr large fa,mi-nt. gnttli ones few or nut. '
tv'&shts U-izn ciian: never teani .tr or brviih but una
ctjinot ruin ttie clothes a mrtir-le; i tfily lrotkid -and
avoids pavkuig iuthus bi-fore writhing tljcin.
And is IHiequalicd for W&shir.q West.
V '." '.''; . - J'i fcrencc:
Mw 5 Hobir.s '
lirf M lk-nt'.ev .
Mrs M A MitW
;! Lizzie fihuil
Mrs Joe Kecuey
Mr A Cole
Xn J E (Van
5lis 1.' nthi licagle
Mis ah lircroior
Ji A E l'trni-.ton
lire V Abitoomb :
!rs M J Arnold.
CENTERVILLE HARDWARE STORE !
All kinds of Tliivrare kept la Stack nd nude
Job Work and Repairing Neatly and
it. If ho hoarded his money they would
call him a miser ; if he loaned his money
without security they would call him an
idiot. He was never expelled from office
by his friends.
nal, published every Saturday, at 522 California at. 8. F
The convicts, Mays, Overholtz and
Hicks who broke jail in Boise recently,
and escaped, have been captured.
The Examiner publishes a list of 118
Union Generals who are supporting Han
cock for t'ne Presidency.
The wheat yield of California and Or
egon this year is estimated at 38,000,000
A Kemarkable Besult.
FRANK M. PIXLKY, )
FRED. M. SOMERS, f
The Aroosaot is essential Iv a California nublication
bright, breezy of the Pacific and the medium of the
good things ot current literature Sent, post paid, to
any adores , upon receipt of $4.00 yearly subscription.
It makes no difference how many physi
cians or how much mediciue you have tried,
it is now an established fact that German
Syrup is the only remedy whieh has given
complete satisfaction in cases of Lung Dis
eases. It is true that there yet thousands of
persons who are predisposed to throat and
lung affections, consumption, hemorrhages,
asthma, severe colds settled on the breast,
pneumonia, whooping cough, etc., who hare
no personal knowledge of Boschee'a German
. Land Oftice at La Grande, Or., Sept. 27, 1330.
Notice is hereby given that the followimr-named set-
tier has filed notice of his intention to mjuie final Drool
in support of his claim, and secure final entry thereof at
the expiration of thirty days from the date of this notice,
JAMES R. DERBY.
D. 8. No. 1052, before R. A. Steel, a Notary Public, at
Weston, i matilla county, Oregon, on November 3d 18S0.
for the SE .NE i of Sec 12 Tp S N R S7 E and 8 I NW i
and SW J NE J of Sec 7 Tp 6 S, R 33 E, and names the
loiiuwmg as in. wiinetMn, . ix . i iiuiuw . rife, in
walla w alia, W. T., and John w. Jones, James Uunn
and Willis Osborn, all of Umatilla Co., Ore on.
11EJEKI W. LIWIOUT,
Oct 2-5w Register
To Land Hunters!
Persons wanting land between Pendleton
and the Columbia river, should call on
W. W. Cavtaeas.
at the head of Cold Spring. Also improved
syrup, to sucn we wooio. say mat ou.uw lands, at all prices, for sale. 9-2-80-tf
dozen were soia last year wunout one com
plaint, Consumptives try just one bottle.
Regular size 75 cents. Soid by all Drug
gists ia America.
The Weston Flouring Mill now runs night
Oh, yes ! You can rely on "Webfoot
oil at all times, night or day, as a sure
cure for croup or spasm. Ask for it at
HE GREAT ENGLISH REMEDY.
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.or Itervous Debility,
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Paralysis, and all cm-h
errible effects as Loss
if Memory, Lassitude,
Aversion to Society.
)imness of Vinion,
Toiscs in the Head,
-ud many other diseas
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RESTORATIVE (under luS siiecial advice
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impure or injurious found in it. ur. aiii
TIE treats all Private Diseanea successfully
without mercury. Consultation frek.
Thorough examination and advice, including
analysis of urine, $5.00. Price of Vital Re
storative, $3.00 a bottle, or four times the
quantity, $10.00; sent to any address upon re
ceipt of price, or C. O. D., secure from ob
servation, and in private name if detdred, by
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