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HORATIO SEYMOUR ON HANCOCK.
The following extract is from Horatio
Seymour's great speech at Utica.
Gen. Hancock bowa to the decrees of
the Constitution. He accepts its teach
ings, he is irahued with its faith; its terms
to him are sacred ; his earnestness shines
out in every line; and when he swears to
support the Constitution in its setter and
spirit we know he means to do so. Those
w uv ui wau it. not omy enose ntung
.wftfrds to tell its meaning, but patriotism,
like if ligion, has its symbols. No flag
which &ats in the wind of heaven tells
so much as ours of the history and charac
ter of the Government it represents.
Its stripes recall the names of the States
which fought the battle which gave us
liberty, and which crowned their glorious
work by forming our Union. The States
are numbered .j the stars that glitter
upon its blue field. He who would
strike one star from its place or who
would blend or blur these symbols, so
that they would tell only of obscure
nationalism has latent treason in his
We are asked why we took a soldier
for our standard bearer? To whom can
we intrust it with more safety than to
' one who has had its deep and grani sig
nificance burnt into hia very baing by the
fires of battle fields t
There is not a color upon it8 folds,
there is not a stripe upon its emblazonry,
there is not a star upon its azure ground,
that has not been made sacred by hiai.
The appeal which drew hira and hia fel
low soldiers from their hoce to the bat
tle field was to rally around the stars and
stripes and to uphold tLz Ur.ion. They
will never make our fhg an unmeaning
thing; they will see to it that it remains
true emblem of the spirit o our Con
stitution. By the jieople'w vote Gen.
Hancock will bear this standard on to
victory in tLis contest as he has hereto
fore done en the bloody fields of battle.
He has learned from it the grand purpose
ot tne Constitution by teachings amid all
the solemn lessons of war. By the in
spirations of the battle field, by the sad
sad solum aspect of the bloodstained
srth and the dying groans of men when
the struggle has ended. He has learned
the great lesson of statesmanship, not
aiaia soenes ot party strife, not in an at
mosphere tarnished by personal ambition
or scheme of plunder, but where Wash
ington and Jackson learned the lesson of
duty to their country and of obedience to
us laws ana Constitution. It is now
charged by our opponents that we are in
consistent when we place a soldier at the
head of the government The propriety
of doing this depends upon the character
of the man and the nature of the service
upon which he has been engaged. The
general who has fought only for victory
or a conquest, or has been engaged only
to promote schemes of ambition or to
gratify feelings of hate has been taught
upon the battlefield only If ssons of force
amd violence. But those who have dared
the perils of war to free their country of
oppression, to gain for it an independent
government, to resist hostile invasion or
t uphold it against resistance to its
rightful authority, have their mind filled
with objects instructive, ennobling and
. iuu liiicuecw qmcKened by all the
dangers and excitement of the strife thev
see more clearly than other men the value
f obedience to laws and the duty of
sacrificing all things for their country's
ington learned the grand duty of laying
good. It was at this school that Wash
down his sword and retiring to private
life when the world thought he would
claim a crown as his reward. This act
so constantly referred to in other lands
a well as our own gave him his immor
tality. It was in the same school under like
influences tnat in the hour cf victory
Jackson curbed and restrained his fiery
spirit and submitted to injustice and in
dignity because it was imposed upon him
by a legal tribunal. ,
If ratted to the Preside icy I A-iWtf deem
it my duty to resui, with all rtj po wer any
attempt to impair w evade the ftdl force
and effect of the Coutiiuic avWA in
every article, taction and amendment is
the tupreme law of tht Iii-Wf ;-:
Ho who Jas leaned ts yy rightful
authority, has been taught tie great les
son which fits him to exercu authority.
Hs who reverences the laws of his coun
try is the right man to administer them.'
He who has proved his devotion to its
interests is the one to whom we can most
safely trust the work of guarding and
protecting them. Therefore we placed
kirn in nomination, and go into this con
sst with the firm faith that we shall ele
aU him to the position of President of
these United States.
ADOPTED BY THE CINCINNATI CONVENTION.
The Democratic party of the United States
in convention assembled, declare:
First We pledge ourselves anew to tie
constitutional doctrines and traditions of the
Democratic party as illustrated by the teach
ing and examples of a long line of Democrat
ic statesmen and patriots, and embodied
in the last national eenvention of the party.
Second Opposition to centralization and
that dangerous spirit of encroachment which
tends to consolidate the powers of all the de
partments in one, and thus to create, what
ever be the forms of government, a real den-
otism; no sumptuary laws; separation of
cnureu and btate for the good of each; com
mon schools to be fostered and protected.
Third Horn e rule, honest money, th
strict maintenance of public faith, consisting
ot gold, silver and paper convertible to coin
on demand; the strict maintenance of the
public faith, State and national, and a tariff
for revenue onlv.
Fourth the subordination of the military
to the civil power, and a general and thor
ough reform of the civil service.
Fifth Right to a free ballot as the right
preservative of all rights, and must and shall
be maintained in every part of the United
Sixth The existing ad minis traton is repre
sentative ot conspiracy only, and its claims
of right to surround the ballot boxes with
troops and deputy marshals, to intimidate
and obstruct the elections, and by unprece
dented use of the vote to maintain its cor
rupt and despotic power, insults the people
and imperils their institutions.
Seventh The great fraud of 1876, ;by
which, upon a false count of the electoral
vote of two States, the candidate defeated at
the polls, was declared to be President, and
fur the first time in American history, the
will of the people was set aside under the
threat of military violence, struck a deadly
bluw at oui system of representative govern
ment. The Democratic party, to preserve
the country from the horrors of a civil war,
submitted for the time, in the firm and pat
riotic faith that the people would punish this
crime in 1880. This issue precedes and
dwarfs every other. It imposes more sacred
duty upon the people of the Union than was
ever addressed to the conscience of a nation
Eighth We execrate the course of this ad
ministration in making places for political
criminals, and demand a reform bv statute
which shall make it forever impossible for a
defeated candidate to bribe his way to the
seat of a usurper by villainies upon the peo
ple. Ninth The resolution of Samuel J. Tilden
not again to be a candidate for election, the
exalted plaoe to which he was elected by a
majority of hfs countrymen, and from which
be was excluded by the leaders of the Re
publican party, is received by the Democrats
of the United States with sensibility, and
they declare their confidence in his wisdom
and patriotism and integrity, unsullied by
the assault of the common enemy, and they
turtlier declare to him that he is followed
into the retirement he has chosen for himself
by the sympathy and respect of his fellow-citizens,
who regard him as one who, by ele
vating the standard of public morality and
adorning and purifying the public service,
merits the lasting gratitude of his conntry
and his party.
Tenth Free ships and a living chance for
American commerce on the sea and on the
land, no discrimination in favor of transpor
tation lines, corporations or monopolies.
Eleventh Amendment of the Burlingame
Treaty; no more Chinese immiaratinn ercen
for travel, education and foreign commerce,
ana therein carefully guarded.
Twelfth Public money and public credit
for public purposes solely, and public lands
for actual settlers,
Thirteenth The Democratic party is the
friend of labor and the laboring man, and
pledges itself to protect him alike against
the cormorants and the commune.
Fourteenth We congratulate the country
upon the honesty and drift of the Democrat
ie Congress which has reduced the public ex
penditures to $40,000,000 a year; upon the
continuation of prosperity at home and the
national honor arboad, and above all upon
the promise of such a change in the adminis
tration of this government as shall insure its
genuine lasting reform in every department of
the public service.
WALLA WALLA BAKERY,
BREAD, CAKES AND PIES
And all kinds ot
Fire-Proof Building, Main Street,
jan25tf WALLA WALLA, W. T
ST. NICHOLS HOTEL
New House, New Furniture.
Stages Stop Here.
Board, . . . $i per day.
Ie Best TaMe la the Cmiut.
-J as, rsre
OF ALL ':-':;!
FOE HAN OS BEAST.
When a medicine has infallibly done
its work in millions of caws for more
than a third or a century; when it has
reached every part of the world; when
numberless families everywhere con
sider it the only safe reliance in case of
pain or accident. It is pretty safe to call
sach a medicine
THE BEST OF ITS KM
This i the case with the Hcxleam
- " W M SI asaa, n Aj V CIV III -'f
brings intelligence of a valuable bona
. wU, ngt.uy ui hq .wibi seaioi or
bora subdued, tlie horrors of rheu
matism overcome, and of a thousaad-and-one
other blessings and mercies
performed by the old reliable Mex
ican Mustanc Liniment.
All forma of outward disease are
speedily cured by the
It penetrates muscle, membrane and
tissue, to the very bone, banishing puin
aud curing disease with a power tht
never fails. It is a medicine fteeded by
everybody, from the rmcktro, who rides
over the solitary plains, to the merchant
Eriuce, aud the woodcutter who splits
is foot with Ilia un.
It cures Rheumatism when all other
"P"0" cures such ailment of the
liUMAN Fl.ESil as
IllnnmatUra, Strolling, BtUT
ww.ui.. . oumrva luuwiM, isuru
nud Scalds, Cuts, llrulilf una
Mprains, I'nlaououa Bites and
S"K. rHlflbtess, Lanuntu. Old
Mores, Fleers. Frostbites, Chilblains.
Sore Mpples, Caked Breast, and
indeed every form of external Us
case. It is the greatest remedy for the dis
orders and accidents to which the
liROrii Cheatiom am subject that has
urcrbecu known. It cures
tipralns, Swlnny. SUIT Joints,
Fouuder, Harness Sores, Hoof IMa
eae, Foot Mot, Screw Worn, Scab,
Hollow Born, Scratches, Wind
falls, Spavin, Parry, Ringbone,
Old Sores. Poll Evil, riln nnn
the Slant and every other ailment
mien tne occupants or the
Stable and Stock Tard are liable.
A iwMlfci'-flvA fwnt. Vinf.tlA stf
Mustang Liniment lias often saveda
valuable horse, a life on crutches, or
years of torture.
It heals without a Sear. It goes to
I ho very root of the matter, penetrating
even the bono.
It cures everybody, and disappoints
no one. It has been in steady use for
more than twenty-five yeas, and is
roa HAl? C3 LEAST.
MANUFACTURE AND DEALER OS
SADDLES, BRIDLES, HARNESS, ETC.
Brick Building, Slain St., Walla Walla.
I will keep at all times a full stock of
Team and Buggy Harness,
SPURS, n ALTERS,
COLLABS, CURRY COMBS,
And everything usually kept in a first-class
REPAIRING neatly and promptly done.
Dwight & Bailey,
General Land Agent. Notaries Public and
Seal Estate Brokers.
Pendleton, Oregon ,
Have Towssmr Plats of all surveyed lands in Umatilla
County and a record of all Land Claims from the first
location to the present time, and corrected semi-weekly
from the Land Office at LaGrande.
Will secure claims for parties under any of the Land
Lavs of the U. 8., conduct contested coses before the
Local Land Office, and oa appeal to the Department at
Will furnish Soldiers Additional Homestead Floats
and all kinds of Land Scrip on short notice and at lowest
market retfe. .
Will buyand sell lands, city property, 4c, on reasona-
Th Plattf and Records above referred to are the only
ones of the kind in Umatilla County, and settlers can
save time and a tup to LnOrande by coming to as.
fci'We have special facilities for locating new
N. DUSENBERY & CO.'S
CTOT ia "VST S T
&TILLCOTINUE3ona CASH BASIS, and we have
just received unusually large invoices of Dry Goods
Clothing, Gents' furnishing Goods, boots and Shoes
Groceries and Provisions, which we are prepared to sell
at the LOWEST possible rates FOR CAS1L Grain
Bacon, Lard, Ax., taken in exchange for merchandise
Remember the place: opposite Drug Store, Main breet
Wsston, Or. ftotuj-
J. H. HALEY.
Surveyor and Civil Engineer,
Town Flats made and Lands Located.
V T. COOK, J. H. IEVIJIK, H. D
Contains a full stock of Pure
DRUGS & PATENT MEDICINES,
AND TOILET ARTICLES
PAINTS. SWEET & LUBRICATING OILS
Clocks, Watches and Jewelry,
BOOKS and STATIONARY,
Todd's Gold Pens.
Fine Cigars, and Tobaccos,
Choice Wines and Liquors,
For Medicinal purposes only.
Prescriptions and Beeelpes Compounded
with Care and Dispatch.
E. BAKER, Proprietor.
This Centrally located and Popular House
having been entirely Refitted
and Refurnished is
Now opened to tne public under the
Will at all times be found furnished with the
Very Best the market affords, and every
exertion made to satisfy the wants
of the patrons or the Hoose.
Are all new, and the rooms have been furnished in th
neatest style and with every convenience usually found
in a first-class houaa.
The Pendleton Hotel has a Flre-Froor Safe to
the deposit of Valuables.
And in ail its departments It will be up with the
times and the Proprietor is determined that it shal
maintain the reputation of being the
Best House East of the Mountains.
THE STAGES STOP HERE.
The resident and traveling public are respectfully
invited to call. E. BAKES.
The only one in Heppner!
THE OSLT PLACE TO GET A SEQARF. MEAL
Just below TomAyer's Livery Stable !
In connection with the house.
A. E. DlTZEL.
UTAH, IDAHO & NORTHERN
Leaves Pendleton for Umatilla every Tues
day, Thursday and Saturday at 5 p. m.
Leaves Weston daily for The Dalles, via
Pilot Rock and Heppner, at 1 :5 a. m.
Leaves Weston daUy for Walla Walla, via.
Milton, at 10: 45a. m.
New Coaches, Good Stock, Skilled Drivers and able per
formance of service are the features of this old
and reliable Company.
B. A. STEEL, Agent.
SAILSBCRT, HAlLEY Jt CO., Proprietors.
. A. JOHN. Proprietor.
Fruit and Vegetables.
Are always Fresh aad Caad. All erders are
FUled with CPnaaptnesa.
Liberal Discount Made on Large
tr Cash Sales.
Offers to sell to the
uucsu auu uesi seiectea stocks of
SADDLES, HARNESS AND SADLERY HARDWARE, ETC
5 per cent Les!than any other Saddlery Hov.se this side r rertlaad.
HAVING RECENTLY REMOVED TO MY OLD STAND, OPPOSITE THE PCST
havp rl'i1! rert fur?h ykind of goods in my line for less money than they
KOKE BUT THE BEST WOEKMO EMPLOYED IX IV EfiTABLISHMEST.
with iwLV0 80d!- CMTiafie TrimaB d Pairing of all kinds done at my shop
witn dispatch. JAMES WHEELAN,
17 Main Stieet Walla Walla.
M. V. WORMINGTON,
DRY COODS, GROCERIES, CROCKERY CLASSWARE,
Heavy Stock of BOOTS and SHOES;
COAL OIL TOBACCO and CIGARS- CANNED FRUITS OF ALL KINDS.
Hardware, Iron and Steel.
CLOVES OF ALL K.RJDS A SPECIALTY
"Produce taken in Exchange.
D. C. Lounsbury,
NO extra charge for Hearse!!
Diamond Soap forks
Walla Walla, W. T.
This establishment Is now thoroughly equipped for
MANUFACTURE OF SOAPS
On an extensive scale, and I am prepared to famish for
the use of Housekeepers a belter article tbaa
cam be bongbt here for the sane anenev
PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY.
Send your order to
W. J. DTEK,
aad dealer la
Jb' U At.J.1 IT U JfcfcJJ,
CESTUI YULE. OCif.
ST. PAULS SCHOOL,
A Boarding and Day School
The Christmas Term begins on Thursday, Sept. t
1880. It is Important for every pupil to be present o
FIRST DAY OF THE TERM!
F?UE!f l!"" " e school on Poplar Street.
walla walla, w. t.
" tM ma -
Purity of Tone,
public one of the
HE LADIES OP WESTON AND VICINITY
are resoectfullv Inform! Uuli th 1'twt...
signed have opened and now offer for sale a CoauUte
The Latest Styles of Hats and Son
nets always on hand in Great Va
riety. FEATHERS, FLOWERS
and every kind of TRTM-
MING to suit the most
MAIS STREET ........ WE8TOS.
Next door to Hardware Store.)
MILLER & SCIINEBLEY. .
6-27 -3m ,
THE ' '
Valley Academy ! '
Boarding and Oay School for Boysj
Walla Walla, W. T,
Second Year Begin Monday, September
6th, 1880. '
fflML WgTsTlITIOJI 0FFEKS A THOK.
ough tngush and classical eourse. Boyspr.
Vi, co"?fr Specialty. Taition-10, tl5, S30
and $25, according to class, per term, (half year.) Burnt
and washing, 110 per tersiof JO weeks. WliSther
particulars, address the Principal. - . f-
IP. O. box S02J walla WaYtaT WT.
(OpposUs Post Offlos,)
Main St, Walla Walla, W.T.
R. R ROUNDS, . . Pbopsietox.
Pf y, S1.00. Board and Ladsinr. per week.
Beds S6 and 60c. "
r Caeh ta the Hotel, for raaaeacen. r
txq chutamen employed
North end off Water St.
H. A. GREEN
Keeps eonsUatlvaa ' band a fan aappir of Wr.
ral, aata, etc., aad aU horses Mt taiur ebssawwii
receive good inatmaas. -"nwm
mt attention mtrmmta
good corral and eampiug svounds s-1qmt to T-Ma