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Sije lUcciiln Enterprise.
OI FILIAL f-APKU F CLACKAMAS COU.NTT.
Orssou Sity. Oregsn,
: : April 26, 1E72.
DE510CKATIC STATE TICK 1ST.
;n.. K. r,f Linn County.
K. II. O VI ES, of Wasco County.
1a. F. LA.Vl', of Douglas County.
JOHN BUPwUETT, of Benton.
For Judge of First District,
P. P- PRI2I, of Jackson County-
1st. District J. It. Ml, of Jackson.
CM. Ibstiict-C. XV. Vlu ix, of Lane.
oJ. Di-trict J. .1. SJiavv.
4th. Dist. C. IS. Ktlllnger. of Portland.
Mh. District AV. IS. Laswtll, of Grant.
Clackamas County Ticket.
0 For State Senftor,
JOHN 31 V K R S.
A K SHIPLEY. J. II. MARTIN", JOSEPH
' ' KING
S!.eriif-A. F. HEDGES.
County Clerk ROBERT F. CAUFIELI).
County Commissioners WM. .SHARP,
JOHNS AW TELL.
Treasurer T. J. McCARVER.
School Superintendent A. 1S0LTNER.
Assessor R. N. WORSIIAM.
Surveyor JOSEPH A. BURNETT.
Coroner DR. H. .SAFFARRANS.
Governor G rover
peodmg issues at the
will speak on the
following times and
Come to Grief
Perhaps there is no community
in the civilized world that can de
tect the humbug and the charlatan
so quick as that of Oregon, nor is
any community f-o ready to prick
the bladder of inflated bombast
and ai rogance. As proof, we have
but to instance the case of a
wealthy capitalist, who having
succeeded in securing the support
of the Kxecntive .and Congress of
the United States to aid in his
seltish schemes, came here to Ore
gon ami thought it, therefore, an
easy task to control the political
sentiment of her people. "(Jrover
i a very good man," said he pend
ing the last State canvass, " but he
can't be Governor of Oregon."
He endeavored to cany his edict
into execution, but failed. " T will
spend a million of dollars rather
Gthan have Kelly go to the Senate,"
he again asservated, but, neverthe
less, Kelly went there and took the
seat vacated bv Williams.the niiant
Q" - 1
tool. There has been only one or
ganization where this capitalist
has ever had any potency, and
that has been the Republican party.
Wc now learn by private advices
frym Portland, that his power has
finally departed there, and that as
a consequence, Ichabod will have
to be written upon the walls of
the Ducal palace. In the last
State canvass, the capitalist had
but to declare his will as to persons
who should receive nominations in
the Republican nominating con
ventions in order to secure such
selections Now, all this is eh ting
ed. The Republicans of Multno
mah county have resolved to dis
pense with his arbitrary dictation.
fhey have determined with an
unanimity which cannot fail ol
o success, to control their own nomi
nations, ar,d tljey have already set
the party machinery t) effectually
in operation to secure that result,
that the capitalist sees already that
his power has departed.
iiom what we learn, wc under
stand that the capitalist aforesaid
had determined not to allow any
Corbctt men to be nominated tor
the Legislature, probably for the
reason that that gentleman could
not be used so pliantly as WjUhpiis.
lie also, had decreed that Sajn Par
rish?ati aspirant for the Sheriffalty,
should riQt be nominated. The
friend, therefore, qf Corbctt and
Parrish are united in their opera
tions, and as they constitute more
than nine-tenths of the Multnomah
Republicans, they can only be
beaten "in tlie primaries by such
notorious corruption as will vitiate
the nominations, alienate the sup
port of the masses of the party and
thereby utterly defeat at the polls
the ticket so nominated. Tht
only alternateive left, therefore, to
this arrogant capitalist by the Re
publicans of Multnomah, is either
defeat at the primaries or defeat at
the polls. They have determined
to control their own nominations,
and if they are beaten bv fraud,
they will punish fraud with their
ballots at the polls. Thus it will
be seen that this arrogant aud self
instituted dictator of Oregon poli
tics has come to grief in the house
of his friends. lie is in a dtlema
and must of necessity bestride one
of its horns. This situation to one
who, like Jove, has heretofore dic
tated tilings by a simple nod, must
be most humilating, and no doubt
in his impotent rage lie could
truthfully exclaim with Mother
Lord, Lord. see such :i boy as I.
Here forced to eat ibis humble, pie,
We have all along believed that
this late woul sooner or later over
take this arrogant dictator. Such
late has ever been deservedly meted
out to such inflated bombasts by
the free people of Oregon. Per
haps this fate has been somewhat
accelerated by the coalition formed
by the capitalist with an organ
grinder, who has had the fortune
! to carrv defeat to anv and every
party with which he has ever acted.
At any rate, it has already over-
taken him, for which all good citi-
zens may well rejoice.
Fair Warn in tr.
Many of our readers are aware by what
outrageous means the Radicals curried
this county two years ago. The same kind
of business will again be attempted, in
fact it is known thai only by intimidation
uuu mien?, ii-gewiei- wan a in e use t r !
,.n.l it ...... v. ... l . f 1
money will the Radicals have the slightest
show to carry the county. In order to
protect the laborers in their rights ami
guard the will of the people, the last Leg
islature passed th following bill :
An Act to prevent frauds in elections.
Be if enacted by the Letjistalive Assembly of
the .tue of Oregon
bi:c. 1. that any person who shah by j
promitie 01 la vor or reward, or otherwise
induce or persuade any person to corm
into this State, or into any county or pre
cinct within this S ate for (he purpose and
with the intent that such peison shall, by
so changing his habitation, vote at any
general election which may hereafter be
held in this State, at any place where such
voter or person is no. a oovi n.ie. resident, i
, , , , ... . , , ,1
feliah be deemed gtutty ot a felonv. and ;
upon conviction thereof shall bo punished
as hereinafter provided.
Skc. 2. Any person shall also be deem- j
ed guilty of a felony who iiaii by promis-
es of favor or rewai d. or otherwise induce ;
or persmoit, any voter within thisSte to j
absent himself irom his actual and bona ;
1.. . I . ..... t 1 .. ...... i
lme iiii cr 01 ii'Mii.'iiiB w ii u ui'i'iii 10 pit!-
vent or lander such person from votn;
sucn place 01 re.-idei.ee at any gene
election in this Soi'e.
Skc. 3. Any person who shall, in the
manner provided in 1 ho preceding section, j the Republicans, with the excep
induce or pi r-uade anv legal voter to re- i e r 1 1 - 1 1
main awavtrom the polls ami r.ot vol e at ! 1 !' ,H l -'i;l'Or Goldsmith, have
any general election in this State, shall, I
on conviction, tie (teemed guii'y of a tci-
m:c. 4. Any persons, upon conviction
for a violation of either ot lhe preceding
sectionsshail tie imprisoned in tFenlien-
housand dollars, or shall be punished by
iiii'ii viW'ti ioiil i to 1 o-i . o 00 ;.ti r in ti n !
lmurisoiiiuent. in trie
discretion of the Court, and shall be for
ever ineligible to hold any ofiiee ot tru
or proiit 111 this State. I
W e Lope Democrats everywhere will see
that tlie jirovisions of this biil are enforced.
and wherever it is violated, bring the of
fenders to the bar of justice. AH the
Democracy want is a fair election, atid
this t hey are determined to have at all
IlAtiiiLY. The BuUil'ui says that the
Locks will be constructed out of the sub
sidy given the Company and that they
wiil have a balance on hand after the
completion of the work of 100.00'b We
hardly think so. The original contract
lot. amounted to S210.0UU. besides the
Company had to perform a portion of the
work, which was estimated to cost ai
least S7o.0!)0 more. This would be just
SlOO.UOi) more than the subsidy given the
Company realized them. They received
State bonds to the sum of $200.0(10, but
they were sold for $ls;.000. The con
tractors failed at this figure, and the Com
pany has been compelled to take the
work off their Lands. It is now estimated
that the work will cost at least UiO.liU:).
and not one dollar less. The Company
has expended up to the present time
about $l0t) 000. and their expenses arc
now about tfOOil per day. It is cal
culated with the present, force that the
Company will bit able to complete the
work by the first of January. 1ST:.. Taking
the cost from this estimite. and it wilt
cost another SlfcU.tV.H), m ik'mg two hun
dred and eighty thousand dollars. This
does not include many of the outside ex
penses attached to the works. It is t-hn-ply
the cost of labor, cement, and powder.
If the Company can complete the work
for $3tKI.00v), it will take $113,000 ol
their own funds, and not leave a balance
of the Stale money of $100.00!) on hand
ibit it is estimated by good and compe
tent iilil.fiw thnf It 1. Ml t
j ... o .,01 neer tie com
pleted: lor less than tJoii.uoo,
place it at $ tOO.O'J'J.
Imi-uovkmknt. The U .dlca's inserted a
plank in their platform favoring the im
provement of the cla-s of persons who
are fo ell liquor, but did notsay iuvtLinr
in regard to the improvement of the nual-
ity of the liquor. They knew Joe Wiison !
wasn't particular as to fiualitv'. so i-,n,, ;.
i . a;.-,...! n.:,.,. ; . 0 t
Y K 'J 4- ' cU
imhvKUKil banana it over a b
j painted and poushea counter. There Ls
! no end to Radical hypocricy.
"The iLock Swindle."
The above three words constitute
the entire stock and trade of the
Radical press, and it would be
hard to tell what these poor fellows
liOt'L n .1 '.i.f w !
1 wiuu 111 C V1UI1U iui lis ' I v C li l KJ
write about had not the last Legis
lature given the subsidy to the
west side. They are in great
agony over the 75,000 allowed
the Canal and Lock Company over
the 1. T. Company, and it is the
burden of their song. They tell us
that thev are ia favor of the great
work, yet did not want the "e-chool
fund robbed," and in the same
breath they find any amount of
fault with the Legislature because
it did not give $125,000 to the P.
T. Company out of the same fund.
They exhibit great consistency in
the matter. We are quoted by
them as good Democratic authori
ty for opposing the preference
shown the Lock Company in this
matter. We certainly ivcre oppos
ed to giving the subsidy to the
west side, even had it been the
same as the P. T. Company pro
posed to construct the works at,
for the reason that we thought,
and still think, it would have bene
fitted our county more by having
the works on the Oregon City side,
and for this reason only. The dif
ference of -s75,000 is nothing in
the opinion of any one who will
examine the circumstances and ad
ditional cost of constructing the
work on the west side. The work
could have been done on this side
for about two-thirds of what it
will cost to do it on the west side,
but would not be near as complete
and durable. When it is finished
on the west side, there will be no
further trouble for the present gen
eration in the matter. They could
never have been constructed on
, - - 1
t his side as securely ana permit
nently as on the west side.
Hut we have diverged from our
purpose. The Radicals who are
constantly howling about this tnat-
! ter claim it to have been exch.sive-
j ly a .Democrat ict measure,
the beneHt of Democrats
i o v
i fie or-
' let us see how this stands.
initial owners of the franchise were:
Mayor Goldsmith, Republican ; 1 . I
P. Thompson, Republican: O. 1
Tlnmmi nnvtl,in-r wLi.-h !
t , ir ir . 11 1 ... t t
tis. i. jiveiiv, at-iitoei ;ti : i si n.-
leal, Democrat; John r . Miller, j
Democrat; Dr. Loryea, Radical.
1 1 ere we have three Democrats and
, -, i- 1 1
thlCe publicans, and one Wto is
o-(.norally on the pooiilar side. rf his
0 - 1
we would call very equally divid-
ed as far as polities are toncern-
ed. Sit tee t
sold out to .Don
cr(ti Hon. J. S.
Smith and R. R. Thompson bent
J 1 ' ""0
j the purchasers. These Radicals
! , , , ,, , , ,
! d made till thev COt.ld OUt ot the
i k ip - t -
"'ty Ouer,d to put money in their
nurses. 1 fie 1 democrats who were
i iii the original Company hnve kept
their faith with the people, ami
those who have parch used in since
will do the same. So much for
the charge of partizan favoritism.
Xow we come to the matter as
to how the bill w.as passed and bv
is a matter ol recort
that without the aid ot the five
Republican votes in the Legisla
ture which voted at different times
for the bill, it would never have
become a law. The first amend
ment offered by a Democrat, Mr.
Carlile of Benton, was voted down
by 21 for and 22 against, live Rad
icals voting against it. The next
amendment was voted down by a
vote of 20 for and 23 against four
Radicals voting against the pro
posed amendment. The third
amendment, a vital and important
one, proposed by 3ir. Carlile, to
insert "gross" instead of "net re
ceipts," was voted down by a vote
of 22 against 21), three Radicals
voting against the proposed amend
ment. Thus it will be seen that
these live Radicals held the balance
of power during the whole time of
the consideration of the bill, and
they were known to be cr:-d to
cote j'or it ir,ctecer tlii' cotos ice re
riot'uxd. These are facts well
known to the Radicals at Salem at
the time. This shows that if
there has been a wrong committed,
the Radicals are responsible for
their share, and also, that Dave
Thompson, Dr. Loryea and other
Radicals got their peti tion of the !
" &7o, oOO swindle." The question J
now is not who did this, as far as j
we are concerned, but will
work be completed. The extra j
$75,000 is nothing when compared
.!... t....,., , !
tu U1U UVUCLlls uv v"uuutl.v ,P i
t if mo hn a n f .n 1
receive Irom it. and as lar as tne :
. r .. 1 e ,t
, 1 ... ::i
. . . 1 . 1 4 ,.:si
peo'tie lire cuuccuicu, w 111
l l 7 - i
j cheerltilly acquiesce in the measure
since the P. T. Company has been
sold out to the Kail road King.
We were honestly in favor of the
l. T. Company getting the subsi
dy, but we would rather that three
times the amount should have been
' . 1 -
given tne j,ock. iuiii'.iv
the franchise go with the property
. " . . I 1 ' - . f in? 1111 I
ot the P. T. Company to Mr. llol
la.lay. It is best as it has turned
out, and the people will endorse
the LeL'Mature for its action.
Colonel Teal's Speech.
"From the Albany Ikmocrut, of Friday,
we take tte follow tug :
Colonel Joe Te.il addressed a large au
dience at the Court House Ut Wednesd iy
evening on the Locks aud Canal at the
Falls of the Wiilameite. Owing to the
already crowded elate of our columns we
cm oi.iy give a meagre synopsis of bis
speech : lie Was not a C tiMjid-iie for any
ofj.ee ; was a plain citizen of Oregon,
fiiii.Uy iii'eiesU'd :o her welfare and pros
perity with evetv other resident wkLiu
her border. Alter alluding to the mon
opolies ot ibtj Oregon Steam Navigation
Company and ibe defunct People's 1 raus
porra iou Company, be portrayed iu vivid
language tie cb.p.ger that i ibieateutug
the vital interest of vui" poop!? by the
encroachments ot the great railroad cor
poration of Oregon, lie shoed lb U the
only way to ciicatuvect that powerful cor
poration was to opea the WiiUineite river
to !rte and oui r:miae!ed transit of all vessel.-,.
L.ud ibis 'a as n'ig done by the Lock
Company at the V.!s; said that the mtues
of the members of the l.vL Legislature w ho
granted the Locks aud Can! ch:.nr
would be revered by OregonKns for gen
eral i-i as to c.;f;e. The Loeks Company
do not want a fanner appiopriai'm from
the Legisbiturtf nor lui tiit r time to com
plete iLeir con;iact. Tne Locks wiil be
liriihed by the f.rst d-iy f J-tnunry nst
threat Hpplause, aiU the speaker would.
il tioil sp ,re
r. pas ihitnigb tLesn
that day 02 sfj hi-st boat (the Annie S!-w-
4rt).tbaf would have the proud distinction
of plowing the waters of the ff&- Willam
ette. It is the indention of a ci'mpany to
put staunch e.n i Ci.ibiuodions Vf.-e!s on
the river to connect wish sea goiog crafts
th'it would carry our freights from Albany
to Sau r ranii-eo. K uip.e or the Southeru
Seas; ami all ti e company kt-d in return
was a w ri'ten agreeinent- from our ship
pers ami me: clia.iis t!i at ihey woubt guar
antee them their freights at living, reason
able rates, tor a d sign.Ved tiuse any
tia.e stipulated iu the agret tueni. lie said
the ci'U'p :ny or which he spoke were
able to coauu:id miiiioiis of capital and
would cai y out 10 rl.e letier ev.-iy coi'.tr.ict
made with our ei'iz-ns The speecSi was
full id many good points, and was iiotea-
Gov. L. F. Grover will add res lhe
citizen of Oregon Ci'y and vicinity- on
the political i.rHie. of the day, at th
Court H;r.-e. on Tuesday next, at. 7i
o'clock p. rn. Let every voter who wi.rbes
;o ca.-t bis vote ur.derstandingly at the
approaching election turn out. A complH
history of ihe oitiilcal party f.r the eight
years pri.-r to th? (foyernor's inaugnra
' .i vv , ; 1 o
laiihful acct.umt of what has been done
"7 the pie-eat Der.jncratic State Adtnir.i.s-
vita! ;ntere.-! to ev f
y vo-.er and tax payer.
the Court Ilotiw will be
fullest Capacity. Let
to i ;
Sta ?t tli.no KxuiHir of CoRHcrnoN. A
'.Vu.'hington special to a Loub-vi'le p..per
.-ays the .-b op, r.ggt esiv debate in the
House recently 0:1 the army apprpriai:on
bill brought on
of con notion against
War I e part-
ment from th
i ,.,.,,1 ,,..,1 u -j ..' :,. !
was w,i controverted, "to .-how that in the
j lust few years the War department had
j spent 5-ion. t-t .bUd of the proceeds irom j
j the sale of war maleiiai. and weiv una- j
hie to accouu fo- it ia detail as cou f-s'e.l !
j u he t-J: o! itt a letter to the '
j , ise ,.atire U(Uil is ia addi.ion to the .eg-
...... ... .
I ni-u -propria. .u
mane every year by
; v. on j,i i'rs iv i
the various bureaus I
i hat. department. Although the Secretary
has answeietl two resolutions of impiiry.
he baa uiteiiv bubal io ,how whete this
itamen.re stun of money Las bt
Lao IIahiis won Tia.n A telegram
from Albany announced the fact last Mon
day that Joe Wilson was sick with the
1 LeuitKi-is:u at L:U place, and would be
unable to speak that evening at Cngcne
Wo felt sat i tied that Mr. Burnett would
make Joe tick bcioie he got around the
State, but did not think it would be so
soon. Joe pi ob ably did the same thing
at Salem and Albany he did hero
j a 1 ter ue got 1;, tonga speaking go io tne
saloons and tell vulgar and obscene
1 stones until two or throe o'clock in the
mot tiiog : and Li physical health Conid
not bear Mich ti e;.t mt nt . Poor Joe ; you
h.td better go Lome and give up your
weak attempt to catch voters, 'lhe peo"
pie know otii Ljpocricy and do not eate
to listen to your oiiy gab. They have too
much sense to be intlueiicctl by it.
Fa 1 1.1
7, II all.
:oo;::.-l;i his speec
John ibiiuctl took
rroun.i that the same povvi
.ich took j
Ir.ii 1 ;.i in 10 'nls t .ii.t For railroad lon'ooses.
aud ire :g uts on
!!, ...1 t'.at. iMiir.i.iil. .Ir.
iJurr.clt asked Mr Wilson to take a posi
tion 0:1 t.'iis qKVio-i. but -'Oily Joe" re
fused to do so. lie knew it would hive
been certain defeat if be toml toe m
the. and he did not dare to take the
ii; uiativc, because it wotiLl n't he satis
factory to tla- owner oi the Radical patty
It is enough for Joe to shoulder the sins
, 1 . .. , it...
t o .-.fo. i .. .rip oar 10 wa y
Paiiroad jmmop.oiis.s is
too much. P will leave him be
hind about nbeea initidred votes on tae
'61 of J une.
(1to I r ,v!.,: Itv teicgraita e
iearn that ex S. nator William, is on his
way to Oregon for the purpose of ailing
the Itadicils in their hopeless end-ivor
to carry the Sta'e. If Fl txbrake bad any
decency about hitn he would rein tin at
Washington and at fend to Lis business
for which the pontile pay him. or resign
nosbion. He will "completely run
what little chance he had for the U. S.
nate by coming here, lei mm
Dati.y M nuent v. -There is to be a daily
t..,-i iy ., r..vu cftb-.e hereafter,
Z V " ... f.. I
i. L r.o.v it u :. a vi ;l uea lot on- .
""" ... s
"t "dU- lb ftiil H tl .u !
campaig-i. and bore a liberal support vn.l j
. , 1 . n,, ,r ,,.,r .:n t,f,
l. a jieer.riiid to it Tlie UCCKtV wlii Le
continaed a3 herct0&)re.
Polk County Correspondence.
Daixas, April 22d, 1872.
Ewxoit ENrsRi'KisK : 1 h ive though;
that a few items from oar enterprising
town might be interesting to your many
readers. District Court met here to day
with numerous members of the bar in
attendance, but the docket being light, its
session will not be long. This shows a
healthy Sentiment of morality for our
county, and one that suits the tax-paying
community very well. No word of fault
can be heard against the excellent- man
agement of our county finances. When
the Democracy assumed control here,
they found the county in debt, bii lgcs
and roads out of repair and county orders
Sfliin away down below pir, with a
burdensome tax of 17 mills on the dollar.
Now under Democratic rule, taxes are
only 12. roads aud bridges in safe con
dition, the county free from dibt, money
tn our tteasury and county orders ca-hed
on presentation. The Radicals recognize
this unanswerable logic and they will be
beaten more th in one hundred votes on
the day of election.
Pursuant to no' ice given by tbe Demo
cratic Club ot this place. Hons. J. W. Nes
miih. Den F. Barch aud li. u Havden ad
dressed ;Leir i'eliow citizens, on the. politi
cal issues of tbe day. There was a crowd
ed house, 'lhe fir.M speaker. Mr. NVsmiih.
began by reviewing the chad'y resolutions
of the Radical platform and .showing the
ntttr absurdity ot their prtuen:i:.s to
trap the people into voiing tor their ireu
era lities that meant anything, something,
or m.hh:g. He ei f;eioively proved that
the Radicals had put a plank iu their
platform to en.Mur.ige Railroads, yet
had sent delegates to PbtUdeSpLda in
strucH'd to vote for Graut for President
wlio was p!edg-d to veto their bill. He
said he believed the Lock bill a good
thing to keep unfettered the commerce of
the Wii'.amvtt.' Valley. That the Swamp
Land law was a good 0110 because it was
a step toward saving this va.st tract of
land th; would be a source of reveu'.ie
tu the State, which the K.olicos wry al
lowing to be gobbled up by rail row',,-,.
The speaker was frequently apph. tided.
Hon. L. F. Km eh th.ui took the stand
and devoted his time in dtl'enso of the
Pori'and HoiUday subsidy biil. Hon.
Ben Hay den next spoke aud made one of
bis ch al actel IS! IC Speeches that brought
down the faeise s."eral times. He rid
dled the Radical pi form, but devoted
most vf hi- time to a defease of the tue.vs-
n:es p:(s.ed t'y ill'' l.v-t Leglh:ure. He j Alexander, tlie -uiis.-ing mau." at Port
'.hoagtit the L'aigant !' a good or.e and I land, is on his way overload to California.
tieiieveii the s.vamp.c nai ..ad lock laws to
be the bet ia'-vs jh.t. wet e p ts-ed tor the 1
betse.i' of this g:vt Will.itueite Vllv !
and tbe Sta'H generally. The meeting
was a gr ins! success, and Polk hi good
for loo uiateriiv.
iLalai-aa. Con tspouJcLce.
Kalav.v. Vi'. T. April 22d. 1872.
EutToii En rKKi'Ktsis : Appearances rki'e
deciiledly httbby hi-
ju-t now. Tfa're
not much building being done by ituli-
vidu ils ; but the N. P. Co. are er-cing
ex-eii-ive hots. The po'.tlC:
is brought to the b ili: g point, aud
heaf is bctn ' inter.
ied by local i.-.sner-.
Kal.03 v now cute'
honors and emoluments
to th;- cour.'rv includ:
.jnir ioi 1. iii.o.
mereiv :t.s i,elaier
ill; but -i.-rge ;
oivks from lirtie aeons do .metimes
snow ;"' aiij it is net improbable that
this place tn vy hesvme, not only the polri
cal. but ai.-o the financial
of Washington Territory.
ind social h.
To tie working men at Oregon Ciry !
who m:y be iticiined to hunt for better
wages than is
from the best
-V "M i.or- A
ir.-n lh-re. I will fvy th t
i form -ition I esu get. the
on t!,j N. P. Railroad is
(i iy in greeri'jaeKS witoout
1. . rr
-s.'ers litid some o hers for
iret tWftity Sivo cents more
! In t,K1-!"c:iitn wi:h th fVon of
wages 1 WOUi.i direct
iai;oiit.g cu.?- 10 ue iua;1i-e:a!ions 01 ine
Republican sys'ern of political economy
. , , . . .. .
(p;:;;e;fr(if aehotsenaeir (;;b;:;lv
the T.iar. i ',! I. m j r.f tS.
side of the tariti' question. Mr. Corbett
oppu.-es any ieio.icio.il o: uuiies on woo.ezi
m.nuf.!C:r s. for the leasoo that it would i
;.! i" 1
on the ;oo' mi
takes the pain
n . 1 1
o stale, that his ven
! . ; : 1 :
for them is so
rteat. in his compassionate
bowels is t
not wb hstan
. . vei come ail party pr jnd'.cf.
iltil to Jaaiil tam their l.i'erest.
Jitor. that some of them are
Detnocra's. He wants the present high I
protective rate on iron
i vi Lit lit a tiiii
labor has become so much cheapened tfrat
the suffering capitalist of Portland, may
profitably operate their solitary furnace
at Oswego. He wants an increase of pro
tection on salt so trial some cue might be
enabled to man u met ore it from the .single
spring near St. ilel.a.s. The working men
who at the ruting rule of waged through
the year. co:;pUu with the irregular and
unceitait) opportt'.o'ries pr employment,
and the c':mpaia;iveiy high price of food
and clothing, oi' -n find ii diiaull fo earn
si much silt us their families need to eat.
if they give il.e subject any thought can
reaui'y perceive whether it is tiicuiselve.s
or the vve.tbby individual cr company
that might e-nguiio i:i the m mutacltire of
sail in the State that would receive bene
fit from an i.icrea-e of the duty. When
ever the vcaiig masses ce-me to fully ap
preciate tl.e pbil.iti'.hropie labors of tbe
eias; of men to which St to. ter Corbeti be
longs, thev will strive to retain tiieiu near
Thev will cease exio.-i! g them to
I n!ii!iiii;i!'v l mwr hv sei.dii:" ll.t'ili So
. . 0
.:-,h::'el! Cit V.
lar uwav as
Cot belt's speech and the commenda
tions of the f.Vf ;e;:;;;i toll' or associated
with it are prominent, on' cropping-! of
one haloing I'ciit.iie of the Ib'-publican
Dart v ooicv. viz: an increa-e of the
price Ol taoi-n
price ol labor.
aud a cheapening of the ,
I O'l I s 1 i ; . I v .
By private letter from Salem, we ate
informed that Hon. John Durnett m tdo a
most elegant and felling speech at that
ace on ti.e 17;h iust. ;
s victory over his 0;
0 C o i U I
Radicals became alarmed and got up a
side show after the rival candidate bad
spoken, at which Wilson attempted to
answer Mr. DurueU's ai gumen's. but fail- j
ed. and 'ho managers put on the stand all
the available Radical talent of Salem. Mr.
Burnett learned Mr. Wilson's dodges be
fore he readied Salem, and took him in
his strong hold and comp'etely annihilated
Th.il is tin-
the rhumatistn at Albany.
Savs the ScicratriHiita ll'!p'rtcr: An Oro-
rnn f mrori illJc eV''bl'l'Vfa Q 1 . ' l: .f
f . ' .- " . - a-. ' , " . ..
Uemocrauc puny. - iue. ueaiocratic 1
. ..... , - . , -
party is a nu.e nee m tastng up its no-
lioHu ;j n 1 f!t i ! -7 1 i lc r, nr nr. t
h,:oii it,; voir. But there are two f.ic's to 1
be remembered. "Tlengs are
and "lhe l.ut shall be lli-iS'
The Columbia river is slowly rising.
Corvalli?) city election, first Monday in
Winter wheat in Eastern Oregon prom
Eugene City is to bare a two story brick
A farm u-.vc Lubanon soli last
for $30 an acre.
There has been a case of crim. con. in
high life at Jefferson.
The Modoc Indian are driving settlers
tYoUl Zaiigeil vaiify.
Loading on th. railroad soon o com
mence tfotttb of Oakland.
Several protninent ciiize!i of Aibany
are removing to Puget ri-ound.
A quarry of '.Trunin- marble has been
diCov'i d lieu- Eugene.
P'aiher Hum tn, it-mpt-ranc- lecturer,
is the oidrst M:vhmi ia Utegon.
The fanners in the vicinity of Salem
have sown a l.rg aauut-of fJ.ix-ee-L
The new Masouic Temple Portland,
is now linisLrd from 'biuseaier.t to grrei.''
A. J. Mas, a lawyer of PoitUitd, has
Loi'U ai leaded uu a ciaigj ol foigery.
Tiie miuinj prospect of K isiern Ore
gon WelC llvVtl' f t eLCOUlaii.; ;i now.
Unculti vatsl bul. tKree miles from
Portland sold, la.-t week fur lvd an acre
Coaches have comm-'UCt'd ruvi'iiug from
McMionv tv Corv-tliis in iu t)f sulkitf.
Poitlaul bai 2X cKitdreru .J0 of
tbi. nutuber did not altfiid .scSool last ye;tr
Tbe b ok MaLicihon bvoogSt up ano!h
er 1 ilg lovwMotivo for Hollauaj's rait
Jiidje OdvJ fi')i.iHte;id''nr of TitJi
an Ati'airs, u-i ii-Jtt hn, lias recovered hi-
?L S. Hart tbf Ascondinir rai't " id eoi
tracior. b;Wi been admioed to bail in the
M. W. Fech-imt-r will oV-lirei- tV 04
Fellows eddies-, ui v)m celebration in
F.si. Portland, 2tih.
The largt-st docket ever known ia the
I Yaudiiil coui. tv Circuit Court, w.ts dis;o-
ed ot a-t ib )yl t.ai.
A Marion county cow a tew days ;tgo
gave birth 10 four calves, all of them of
a puro white color and pvrfe-cvly formed.
The Salem &'ttstrt thinks William,
According to recent accounts from Ha
k r City it is very cold. Snow in Pow
der river valley was from tu to twelve
A man name; Miller, from Clarfc coutOy.
W. T , was ii'. rested at Eugene last Wed
nesday on a reqtiisiiiun for the oriite of
Hunts Moore, n sin of th Tretvurer of
Marivin County. w;vs badly burned at the
Pioneer Oil Mills. Salem a few days o.
proucir. tesuporary blindt)es.
James .. Wayinire. heretofore engaged
practice of law at Sift!), ha.4 re-
i moved to Sacrarrento. California, where
j he purposes to reside iu future.
A d .--'.lighter of Joseph Leslsrerwood. of
yrtle Creek. Douglas county, aed about
-:i years, died bi-t Wednesday tnon tfie
I fuvCti of burn? received the day before.
; hf., estbtished thr.t Joseph i-uers. son of
I A! arisen B-crs. is the oldest, white person
known to have beeu ushered int- exist
ence in Oregon.
1 ne c.irne
I v..: i 'i...-..u . 1..: 1 1 . ..
I r.,i:.n.'..'.tt ) lihiilii, v lain v ri
rrnoon :it ForibiiiI. with au li ro t riate
! .-!( ci!,lti,.!Wl liv ll.-w. KihoLi ?or-
lij-i-isleii hv tLe clerV of the St a to.
j .Silverton Lodge. No. 21. I. O. O F., has
I elected the following Del eg ite.s to the
j Grand Lodge to be held in Salem during
j the ensuing month: James Garden, M.
j Fitzgerald a::d lb Woiiord.
I It is said that if ;vs much energy be
I jbwn at the Oaiiiortii end of the O.A. C.
r;ii. roau :is at :ms. next wimt.-n-r wiii wit
ro-.-s tt confinuons line of railway between
Porllanil aud Saci'a-nento.
Mr. J. VV. George, of Lebanon, last
week sobl hi- farm, lying about one mile
from that, village, tor $12. (MO in coin.
The farm wa- well improved aud contain
ed some four hundred acres.
During this month Colonel Cann. of
the Slate Land Department, has issued
eighteen deeds for school lands iu various
s of tne Mute. I l.ese deetls cover
nearlv three thousand acres of land.
A San Fu ancisco paper pub'i-dies the
following tele rtsi : -J . Mgerton lliirg, on
Oelia'f oi a c tiip-inv ol Capitalists, has
purchased tl;e Moseburg and Coos P.ay
Road Company, with their land grant in
Oregon, amounting to Ijfo.OOd acres.
The Roseburg I'talndftkr says; "A tel
eet.ua fi iitti head quart'-:-' was received in
town la-t week to the eif-ct th tt the Ros--b.ii!.'
route had been accepted by the rail
road Cf'U!jap.y. and that the road would
be constructed through our thriving little
The IV.'.'.ns r.'pnhl'c-tu says that David
Guthrie i.ijuved hitu'eif severely bust Sat
urday by kneeling down on a board in
w hich was a s-Lirp nail. The nail pene
trated tits leg just oe.ow 1 Ut naee. io a
Considerable .deoth. causing a very pain-
f;il wound, and for a white it was feared
! Sochj iw v.-oaf.l ensue,
j Ti.e il riiJd says: Article of incnrrora
j ti.-.-ti ol i a Portia-;.!. H'tllboro and (l-.-n
I tcrvil'.e Plank li 'd Company were tiled
j vestt-r tay in the otace ol" the Countv
e.ei k. iti'' capital aioc.c is a.veu u joo.
titp); sis-tie-s ?!! each. C. M. Cait.-r Ja
cob Sti.d. C. (.'. Way and a ntimbet of
otter gi-nilemen appear a ir.corprraor.-.
g ,!h C. Wa'ts. of Whe itiand. has
found !:im-e;f. o- ra'her found out who he
i, after r m-dnirtg in ignorance of that
fact for twenty two years, lie was taken
from New Albany. Indiana, in 1 .. and
n, being too vounr ?
r,.:.jember his genealogy, which
iust succeeded ia Waoilig out.
1 I-rom the .V.c-.
! feu' lemton w hi) hi
ii ta we learn that a
i ' raveled ov er a i irge
.r'loti Oi 1 o:u mi i 1 am. on coun.ies le-
j.oi't s evet y t S.i'.'g moving smoothly. The
show for a large crop was never better.
a;,d f.irm'Ts are all io excellent spit its.
Wheat and other crops are nearly u'l in.
and lite weailicr just what, they might de
sire The vat ions Odd Fellow ladges of
the ceb bratior. of
ltd anniversary of 'h in trod totion
of that oider in 'he United States, at th
Has; '..rf:ui.d Park, on Ftid iv the 2fi!h
'i he o
11 be observed with
tie usual 1
rem itii'S, oration, etc.. of that
exercise of the day willcon-
ord. r. Tl
c' id-' by a grand b tl! to h g" veil at the
M ;son;e Hall on Fri i iy evening.
: T-vo years a::o. says the 71 vhlin. a boy
seventeen years of age. w is sent to the
! Insane Anlntn from Clackirnts county,
j who through di-ea-e and piiva'i n. Lad
j lost b.- h so'-'ccb nnd reason. One day
m.-t v.-ri-s he recorered the ne of speech.
,d stated that he had runaway from his
borne in Aew
!-An..i m ..ur I ! ,-.
His father j
turns oat. to be
leudiag m tu ot
th it ;
State, and is coming
Hand to take ?
Intense Party .Spirit.
TLe past few years of our political his
tory, says the San Francisco Examiner
Lave been marked by an increase of par
tisan spirit which caused a disruption in
the ranks of the Republican party. Thu
great civilians who shaped its principles
and who Lave been regarded by tLe peo
ble as its founders are in revolt against
the Administration they placed in pow
er. Tbe st'engih of organization and
the patronage of the Government are
now wielded to insure the renomiDation
of General Grant, and be has secured it
to a moral certainly. The distinguished,
men who, under the name of Liberal Re
publicans, intend holding a Convention in
Cincinnati to name a Presidential candi
date and adopt a platform have broken
olf their political relations with tLe Rad
icals in favor of the Administration. Tho
debates in the United Stales Senate bavo
pi iced Iheir reasons for so doing beforo
They hare arraigned General Grant's
Administration for its ursurpatlona of
power for axtravagance, for nepotism, for
abuses existing in tbe various depart
ments, and for tbe impolicy of departing
from the w holesome principle of one term
lor the Presidential office. A bitter parti
san warelan h.is been waged aguinst the
leaders of the Liberal Republicans, but
there are so few faults in their career thut
they are almost unassailable by truthful
aigumen'. A powerful press support!
the Senators in their efforts for civil re
form and bringing the Government back
lo an economical administration. Sumner,
ScLitrz, Fenton, Tipton and Trumbull,
who would not yield their judgment on
public affairs and obey mandates of the
leaders ol tbe Administration wing, bavo
beea read out of the party they did s.
much to render popular. Sumner, who
had been the Chairman of the Committee
on Foreign Relations for many years, was
displaced from his responsible position
because be could not endorse the flagrant
us irpatiou of power on the part o! tho
Prerident in attempting to annex San
Domingo. TrnmbuiU .vas ostracised be
causft. when Andrew Johnson was on tri
al for impeachment, be nseil his powerful
influence against the pe.-pel ration of
wrong to S'ibserre political animositie.
Both these sre.temen, when the time for
iiuportfMit action arrived, exhibited by
their conduct that they preferred the in
terests of their country to securing parti
san advantage by tbe commission of a
wrong or even of deeds of doubtful le
gality. The other Senators now in oppo
sition to th Administration enjoy the r. -speed
of tbo people for the stand they
have taken on national affairs. The out
cries of a subsidized press calling such
men as Schurz. Feoton and Tipton sore
heads, nnd trying to malign their m ti re,
is such poor argument that, it is reading
iu their favor sun.mg tbe masses. And
thes9 minority Senators bare the
most powerful organs in their favor. The
Tribune and .S?.m. iu New York, daily rervl
by a half mil Ion of readers, are io favor
of the Cincinnati Convention, and several
other able journals are on the same rode,
proving that this movement has taken a
strong hold oc the popular heart.
The prejudices of the past few yearn
2-iin.st the Democratic party are rapidly
dying out. The principles for which ft
has ever contended will be adopted at
Cincinnati by the Liberal Republicans.
Time ha proved that the preservation of
our form of government, as shaped bv i'.s
founders, can only be preserved bv a re
turn to Democratic doctrines. We havo
gained a great moral victory when a great
party divides on political issues and its
intelligent leaders boldly adopt the prin
ciples to wiia-ii we have adhered in storm
arid sunshine. Our country has had its
severe trials in the past, but we are men
aced with a grea'o-r danger than any wo
have yet confronted. It i. that inten.it
party spirit is tending to gtve us a cen
tralized form of froternment in which tho
Chief Executive. V .verci-i ng doubtful
powers by the subserviency of the parti
sans surrounding him. will become as ab
solute ;s a dictator.
General Grant may, if elected another
term, attempt to acquire San Domingo or
other territory with as iiitle regard to thi
wishes of Congress as he did before tho
expedition under Ren Wade which prov
ed a failure. He may again have an op
portunity to put on the Supreme Bench
justices whoso opinions are as agreeable
to him. although not to the people, as
were those of Strong and Bradly. and
thus by Presidential action insure judicial
decisions according to bis own view;
or he may keep in the revenue depart
ments young officers tor whom be has a
personal attachment although they prac
tice extortion on the commerce of our
great seaports. In the election of LSf;3 a
a slight variation in the vote of a few
Slates would have caused bis defeat. In
lST'i it can be accomnlished. and in our
opinion by makin;
a regular Democratic
-Bi STKi)." The Radicals are busted"
in Marion county and gone to piece.
There is no hope for them even in that
heretofore dark aud benishfed countv
Tbe Radicals got to cheating among
themselves sa badly that the rcspcctabla
portion of the party now refuse to sup
port the ticket, it i3 charged that tho
candidates for Sheriff and Clerk were
nominated out of the hat, while a largo
majority of the delegates voted for other
persons. Such is Radicalism. The thing
is rotten to the very back-bone, ami th
people are beginning to find it out. From
what we learn. Marion county will elect
a De necra'in county ticket in June.
Mr st Gkt rr Okk. We 'earn that one of
the Radical candidates for the Legislature
from this county is so full of a speech
which he ought to deliver to his would b
eons'ituents. as to what great things "mo
and the Radical party will do when I ge.
to the Legislature,'-' th a t he- is liable to
burst at any in orient unless he gets an
opportunity to get it off. We Lope ha
may get an opportunity, a there is no
telling what amount of wisdom there will
be lost to the great councils of the nation
if he does not. Give the rising young
s'atesman a chance.
A Democrat, tv shrewd politician, took
John Burnett aside at Oregon City, tho
next morning alter his discussion there,,
and advised that, for his own sake, he
oti-ht to do one of two things : Ruber
break off the present arrangement for
joint discussion and go it alone, or retire
from the canvass altogether and go home.
The above little information is from tho
Salem Statesman, and, we believe, is the
muSt comp!eto falsehood so far told by
- Radical paper. Wc dare the States,
?nia to the proof of its assertion.