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0REC0.1 CITY, OKECO-X, APRIL 21, 1S71
DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET.
GEO. A. LaDOAV, of Umatilla.
For Governor t
L. F? GROVER. of Marion Co.
For Sfertaryof Stnte:
S. F. CIIADAVICK, of Douglas.
For Statu Treasurer!
A. II. BROWN, of Baker.
For State Printers
M. V. BROWN, of Linn.
Superintendent of Public Iiintruclion:
E. J. DAWNE, of Marion.
FOR JIDG.JE FOt'RTII DISTRICT,
t:. d. shKttuck,
Of Multnolnah "Bounty.
For ProteeuSlisr Attorney,
II. Y. TI III'S
Of Multnohiah Connty.
For Prosecuting At '.ornoy, First District.
II. K. IIAXXA, if Jackson County.
For Judg of Second Judicial District,
JL. f. MOSIIER, of Douglas County.
For Prosecuting Attorney,
V. W. FITCH, of Lane County.
For Prosecuting Attorney, Third District,
J.J. AVIIITXEY, of Linn County.
For Prosecuting Attorney, Fifth District,
IV. R. LASSWEUi. of Grant County.
CLADKAMAS COl'jXTY DEMOCR ATIC
Convention meets in this City,
SATURDAY, AIMII1, 25, IH7 1.
) At 11 o'c'oek a. m.
Governor Grover will speak at the
following times and places:
Ashland, Friday.... April 21
Jacksonville, Nat unlay " 2
Canvonville, Monday " '17
Myrtle Creek, Tuesday " 2
Ros-burg, Wednesday' " -fl
Oakland, Thursday " 30
Kugeiie i.'ity. May May 1
Albany, .Saturday 2
Speaking at 1 o'clock, p. ni., each day.
Opposing candidates are invited to join
in the canvass. Other appointments
will he made as a confere nce can be
had with other candidates.
The Democratic delegates from this
Judicial District met at Portland
last Saturday an endorsed the dis
trict nominations made by the Peo
ple's Nominating Committee, which
was composed of the most influential
and wealthy citizens of Portland.
The delegation wr. full, there being
21 out of the 20 votes present, either
in person or by proxy, of which the
resolution to endorse the nominees
received 22 votes to two ng-ainst.
This shows that the delegates were
nearly a unit. Hon. E. D. Shattnek
was the choice for Judge and II. Y.
Thompson, Esq., for Prosecuting
Attorney. Judge Shattnek is well
and favorably known to our citizens.
He has held the position before, and
in the discharge pf his duty gave
universal satisfaction. He has ever
been regarded as one of the ablest,
pmist and most impartial Judges
llflf liflQ Qflf miAn tho 1 1 r ti 1 nitimv
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on the Circuit or Supreme bench.
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lle is a lawyer of unquestionable I
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abilities, a iaan of untarnished char-
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ncter, and his political prejudices are I
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not such as any person can object to I
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that desires to see the bench free i
from political influences. Until with- I
in the past four years, Judge Shat
tnek has been a Republican, but be
coming disgusted with the corruption
and dishonesty of that party, he took
his departure from it, and has since
acted with what are now known as
Independents. He is just the man,
by both education and practice, to
be placed on the bench of this Dis
trict a ;d he will discharge the du
tics of the position with honor to
himself and satisfaction to the peo
ple." His opponent is too well known
for us to make ft comparison. No
man will say that he possesses the
first qualification for the high posi
tion he is seeking. . He is bigoted
politically, a very inferior lawyer,
and his integrity is anything above
question. The people will no doubt
givo their almost united support to
Judge E. D. Shattnek, and elect him
by a handsome majority on the first
Monday in June for their Judge for
the ensuing six years.
The nominee for District Attorney,
II. Y. Thompson, is a young man of
excellent abilities and has the repu
tation of being honest and faithful
in the discharge of any duty confer
red upon him. Ho has been hereto
fore a Republican, but for some time
past Ins acted wi-h the anti-Ring
portion of the Radical party, or in
other words, with those who refused
to wear the Mitchell-Holladay-Cns-tom-House
collar. He will undoubt
edly get away with Caples'-Moreland,
aud be elected by a round majority.
The ticket is a goo.1 one, and Demo
crats can vote for it with a hearty
will, being assured tjiat they will
have trood men and honest officials
In the positions where they are need
ed for the good of the whole people.
We learn that tbe Custom House
Kin" had to pay Dick Williams
82,000 before he would allow them
to use his name fcr Congress, and in
the event of his election, which is
not at all probable, he is to repay
the amount. Dici is ready to sacri-
fice himself for tho usual fee.
enible for that.
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The Independent ticket.
We have heretofore noticed one
Radical ticket,and it may be neces
sary for us to ask the indulgence of
our readers in devoting space to the
one placed in nomination last week
by what is termed the "Independ
ent Convention." All that these
Independents claim to be opposed
to, the Democracy have fought
against, and as their objections are
made against the old, but now de
funct Radical party, we regard this
more us only a step for the bet
ter element of the Radical party to
get up something that will not be
tainted by the corruption and disgrace-they
have placed upon them
selves in the past. This being the
case, it is simply a ticket placed in
the field by which honest Radicals
can have candidates to vote for, who
still persist in keeping out of the
Democratic party. That there are
a few aspirants and would be officers
in this Independent movement who
have heretofore voted the Democratic
ticket, we most freely admit; but
as they are a class who have ever
been troublesome within the party,
we cannot say that we feel their loss.
With this preface, we propose to
review the ticket placed in the field
by the Independents, and will say,
in the start, that the Radicals on it
are superior in every respect to those
on the straight ticket.
Tim Davenport is the nominee for
Congress. He is a farmer in Marion
county; a man of more than ordina
ry ability; a Radical of the deepest
kind, being fully up to Simmer in
his negro proclivities; is bigoted and
intolerent in his views; was a mem
of the notorious Woods Legislature
in 1SG3, which cost the State more j
tli-in nil llwi rri-."l r4it-- l?.in'i..l !
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party can ever do again. lie was
the leader of the seeeders, and must
have been iu alliance with Woods
and his administration to break up
that body before they passed the ap
propriation bill, by which means
over $250,000 of the State money re
mained loeked up and the people
had. to pay interest on it. This cost
the State at least i?:0,000, and we
presume Tim gut something for the
part lie played in the outrage. He
is well versed in Republican elec
tioneering tactics, and wc have no
doubt he will make it warm for his
other Radical opponent, Dick Yil
liams, who now wears the yoke of
the Custom House Ring. He will
try to get Dick out, and if the Ring
will only support Tim, he will take
the yoke oil of Dick's neck and
wear it. It is only a light between
the outs of the Radical party and the
ins in this ca: e.
I'or Governor they have put in nom
ination a man named ' Rev. T. F.
Campbell, of the Christian Church,
if ji -i-n i tt -
..uoumouui, x ojiv county. lie is
claimed to be of Democratic ante
cedents. We presume he is, but is
anxious for cilice, ifrifd as the Dem
ocratic State Convention refused to
give him the nomination for Super
intendent of Public Instruction, he
struck higher and went for Governor
on this ticket, lie has been in our
State but a short time, and allowed
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his name to bo used in eonnec-
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tlon with every and any oflice which
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might tall m Ins way. He had seraeely
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been in the State six months when
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the Legislature of 1? 0 elected him
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come a law, he never got the oflice.
He got a little notoriety in a debate
between the""' Free Thinker Under
wood and himself, in which it is said
that Underwood cleaned him out
badly. He is a man evidently seek
ing public notice, and to that end
submits his name to be used by any
and all conventions that will give it
consideration. He is said to be a
fair preacher, and the people will let
him quietly follow that high calling
after the first of June next.
Uncle Jimmy Douthit, as good
a man as there is in Oregon, has re
ceived the nomination for Secretary
of State. Uncle Jimmy don't want
the office, and as his qualifications
are such as to totally unlit him for
the position, ho will not be called
upon to discharge a duty he is not
D. Reach, of All sany, is the nomi
nee for State Treasurer. He is said
to be a good man, a sound Radical
and has always been such. He will
not be required to hunt up bonds
men, as Rrown will Reach him on
the banks of Salt river so effectually
that the wreck will hardly be able to
get off on the first Monday in June.
Our old and highly esteemed Rad-
ical fripn.1 V" it ir . .
" -'X. .lianci nas the po-
I TU.a ou the ticket for State Printer
lie is a trood fell
Which lm i-.-v-..!
ly supporting any and all aspirants
no matter as to integrity, ability or
other qualifications, so long as they
r.u liim lor it. iiii av
ways has an
i ye to coin; but in tl
us case ha will
i . . "u lo remove to Salem
- .; . uu- llls majestic
.v. v me ,.H,uH worn. His
I T" W Knocked into pie on the
- '""ue,.aiHltbe work
j tlono UP down by hi3 Democratic
; yri'"-irom .vioany. Ve dismiss
aml WJ j"" ia'llcal iekt,
result of letting , . ,ti)e I
bad the brethren hate each otheT '
aml J1.10. co""P.tion they have been I
USim tn S!l Jf" h
nf Diek and h U ftinl: . ..ut Knows
' House Ring..
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The Opening Speech.
Uncle Jimmy Douthit, as he is
fnmiliarlv called, at the request ol
a number of our citizens, opened
the campaiu on the side of the In-
denendents in this city last 1 nday
evenin"-. There was but limited no
tice given, yet quite a respectable
assemblage greeted him, and the
utmost attention was paid to his
remarks. He spoke for about an
hour, and showed evident signs that
he had just returned from a love
feast, and that his heart was still full
of the milk of human kindness for
the whole race of mankind. lie
lauded his opponent, and declared
that he knew he had made a good
and faithful officer, that the princi
ples of the Democracy were still as
good as they had been in days past,
but that it was necessary for a third
party to heal up the wounds and
make clear way for all mankind to
act together. That parties were no
longer needed. Ho depreciated the
idea of a man having to be abused
when he came out for office, and
counseled -us not to resort to that
mode in order to defeat our oppo
nents. The speaker had no fault to
find with the Democracy, and did
not seem to have any against the
Radicals. He simply based his de
sertion of the party to which he had
formerly belonged, on the ground
that there was no more use for party
organizatiots. This is a remarkable
positon. Suppose the Independents
get into power, will not that create
a partj-? It most assuredly will.
Rut as there is no probability of such
an event, we will dismiss the subject
by saying that there was not any
preemptible enthusiasm manifested
in his behalf, and as he said that he
did not care for his ow n success, he
will lind on the first Monday in June
that the voters will re-elect S F.
Chad wick, who, as he said, has made
a faithful and honest ollicer.
Democratic District Convention. .
The Democratic District Conven
tion for the fourth Judicial District
met in Portland at 1 i m. to-dav, in
pursuance of a call by S. Huelat,
On motion of Mr. E. Scruple,
Col. AY. I,. White, of Clackamas,
was chosen Chairman. . On motion of
M. Seller, of Multnomah, Eugene
Semple was chosen Secretary.
Mr. Rellinger, of Multnomah, in
troduced the following resolution,
and moved its adoption:
AV-orev, That the nomination of
Ik I). Shattnek for Judge, and II.
Y. Thompson for Prosecuting Attor
ney in this Judicial District, by the
1 eoplo s
meets the hearty approval of this
Convention, and we recommend said
ticket to the Democracy of this Dis
trict for their support.
After .some debate the resolution
was adopted by the following vote:
Ayes, 22; nays, 2; absent, 2.
On motion, the Committee ad
journed. y, u: ltfth iust.
" Ixiki'j-:nki:xt P-LATronM." We
publish on our fourth page this week
the platform adopted by the " Inde
pendents." Whore it relules to State
matters, it is very similar in its de
mauds to the Democratic platform
adopted a month or more ago, and
which these Independents have cop
ied. That which alludes to finding
fault with the National Administra
tion is just what we have been long
trying to learn the Radicals. There
is a very modest thrust at Senator
Mitchell, and all will agree that it is
a better platform for Radicals to
repent on than the one adopted by
the Custom House Ring. Let Rad
icals undo the work they have been
so active in fastening ou the people,
and Democrats will correct all the
evils complained of within their
own organization, as their own plat
form is emphatic on all questions at
. S v v. K o r x ixgs. Uncle Jimmy
Douthit, in his talk in this city last
Saturday, acknowledged that the
Democratic candidates were all good
men, but stated that the old parties
were surrounded with bad men aud
evil influences. Could any man im
agine any worse surroundings for a
party than those which are about the
Independents. See Ren. Harding,
J. C. Avery, Sam Clark-e, G. W.
Lawson. Jas. F. Gazley, Ringer Her
man, R. R. Riddle, and a host of
other old broken down political trick
sters, who have been disowned by
their respective parties. Uncle Jim
my starts off with bad company in
How's This? The Ring candidate
for District Judge, W. Carey John
son, said in a speech at a meeting of
the woman suffragists not long since
that he was in favor of running a
woman suffragist ticket in this county
at the forthcoming election. Per
haps W. Carey wants another en
dorsement, as his opponent has too
great an advantage of him having
been nominated by three Conven
tions, either of which are stronger
than the one that placed him ou the
Ring scaffold. He is open for an
endorsement from the "bald-headed
The Radicals have a plank in their
platform in which they declare them-
selvcs opposed to the interference of
1-eaenU ollicials instate elections.
This wilhippear rather inconsistent
wnen the fet 1S known that Mal
l0rj Unito1 states District Attorney
i3 to scrve as l,rox' for ToIraan Jiml
stuml the State in 1,ia behalf' If ifc
vrerenot tor the re.rai oUice-hoId
xu uicuu nitrite
would he no
UU'JKTSSr OF BANCROFT LIBRARY
USIVERSITr OF CALIFORNIA. '
The trial of the women arrested
m i 1 1 I T n .
in i'oruanu last x nuay lor congre-
gating around a saloon in that city,
, a id, as they termed it, crusading
against ine liquor ixamc, nas causea
a considerable excitement all over
the State. The ladies demanded
and received a jury trial. They
were found guilty of the charge of
riotous conduct, and fined $5 and
costs. This may end the " crusade"
movement, aud bring sensible people
to look at it in its true light. A few
ministers of the Gospel and a few
fanatics have urged the weaker sex
to take .this unusual course to dry
up the evil of the liquor traffic. It
probably has had an effect in some
places to arouse the true friend3 of
temperance reform to actiou, but as
one of our citizens remarked the
other evening, it has done more
harm in the last three months than
the friends of temperance can repair
in the next ten years. Those engag
ed in the crusade, in the main, are
no doubt sincere, but we think they
will fail to accomplish any lasting
good, from the fact that those engag
ed in the liquor trade have the guar
anteed right from the government to
tell, and they are more industrious
in having their rights defended than
are the friends of temperance.
Again, until the manufacture of liq
uors is prohibited it will be impos
sible to prevent its being bought and
sold. We have laws regulating in a
measure, the licensing of liquor
selling which are almost unknown to
temperance advocates. Ordinance
No. i5, of the laws of this city, pass
ed in 18o0, if brought to a test
Would prohibit the saloons from ob
taining licenses; but the evil done
is not attributed alone to saloons r.s
there are groceries that sell, under
cover of license, more liquor
than tho saloons. So lor.g as
liquor selling is made a legal busi
ness, by the government licensing
distilleries and breweries, and our
Stale and municipalities saloons and
groceries, so long will men engace
in tlie business. Those who favor
the crusade movement are disposed
to classjLheir friends who oppose it
with w hat they term 'the " whisky
boys." A house divided against
itself cannot stand. An effort to get
up a crusade in this place has been,
and is still being attempted; and we
hope our ladies will not so far forget
themselves as to do as those in Port
land have done. If they choose to
do anything for the temperance
cause, let them urge their male
friends to be temperate; let them
petition the City Collector m,t to
grant licenses to any iersons to vend
liquor, and if they can get a maj-u-ty
of the voters to si-ii s;u h i. (!-
tlon, no license can be issued- then i
let them petition the Council f.,r
Gi'ii'in'ah'.v. by wiiicii tho groceries
I 11 T t ,1
cao oe ivaeoeu. it is in me
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01 ine temperance people lo re.iless
their grievances by a leg, 1 course.
W ill tliev avail tliemselxcs of it.
do they prefer an illegal one for the
t;ake of a little cheap notorial v V
On: Ni;xr -Statu Tulwsi
The Red Rock DdDiO'-ru', published
at Baker City, the homo of our next
State Treasurer, has this to say of
Hon. A. II. Brown, of Baker City,
our candidate for State Treasurer, is
an old resident of Fastern Oregon,
and is known by all of us lu re as
being a good, honest, faithful and
capable business man, with ability
to fill any position tho people may
see fit to place him in with honor i
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and credit to himself and friends. I
He is not a chronic office seeker or
politician, but instead is one of our
best and most substantial farmers.
He owns and works one of the best
farms in Baker county. He is a live
man, an t will carry Eastern Oregon
by at least 1,000 majority, and will
run ahead of his ticket in Baker
county! from one hundred to two
We learn that Bush' Wilson, of
Benton county, tho Radical candi
date for County Clerk, denies being
the author of the present fee bill.
It is true the Senate cut it down
somewhat from the original bill as
introduced in the Lower House by
(Jingles; but we assert positively
that Bush Wilson declared in Salem
that he was the author of the bill
and that it was only re-acting the old
fee bill. This he must have known
to be false, as it materially increases
the fees. Rush now must go down
with his iniquity.
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Nominated. Tlie Independents
have placed in nomination that polit
ical prostitute, O. Humason, of the
Dalles, for Prosecuting Attorney of
tbe Fifth Judicial District, We are
glad he has got a nomination, so
that the voters of that section can
give him an idea of their apprecia
tion of him. He will be defeated
beyond a doubt, aud deserves to be.
Refuses. The Albany !jiser
thus far has failed to support tho
Ring ticket. The foeyister is the U.
S. official paper fcr Oregon, and yet
it fails to support the Administra
tion ticket. This paper was sound
on the Ring question uutil after the
Convention placed in the field the
ticket. Straws show which way the
C o m mexced. Governor Grover
comm. nces the campaign at Ashland,
in Jackson county, to-morrow. Dick
Williams and Tim Davenport started j
at Salem last Saturday. Mr. LaDow :
1 will join them in a few days. j
We are. informed that W. Carey
Johnson, the Ring candidate for
Judge of this District, proposes to
have five thousand copies of tlie Jo
Thomas, or rather Joseph C. Nixon,
testimony published for distribution
in this district. We would suggest
that he also add the testimony of Jo
Thomas where he swears that he is
Joseph C. Nixon, the evidence of
this man's wife and daugher and the
little catachism which was written
for said Joseph to swear to. This
would be but fair, to give both sides
of the story. As Jo Thomas, Nixon,
or whatever his name is, is now en
gaged at his old occupation of beg
ging, it would probably be well to
add that fact also to the forthcoming
publication. His little transaction
in getting fraudulent returns made
frtmi Linn City precinct two years
ago, aud being the means of two
judges of election violating, not
only law, but their sworn duty,
might also be added to this proposed
publication. It will take over 5,000
copies to convince tho people that
W.Carey Johnson is a proper man
to place on the bench. It would be
just as well to save tho expense of
this little job, as Carey will be snug
ly tucked away by the voters of this
district, and Hon. E. D. Shattnek,
whose character docs not need five
thousand copies of any testimony
published to sustain it, will take the
seat on the bench.
C. M. I'oster.
A correspondent to the Orerjovlan,
writing from Raker City, gives us
this information in regard to C. M.
Foster, the Radical candidate for
Secretary of State. How do the !
voters like this picture of him?
Mr. I'oster will Lave several things
to explain in his past political career
before election, prominent among
w hich will be all about a letter he
wrote to one Geo Sioeum w hile he
(F.) was County Cltik of tin's coun
ty in the year 180f, in which he di
rected said Slocum to keep back the
poll 1 looks of Jordan valley precinct
until after the expiration of ten days
after the election, if said precinct
should cast a Democratic majority.
If C. M. I'., or any of his partisan
friends, deny this, the proof will be
brought with the letter he wrote on
the subject. His conduct, too, as
Federal Deputy Mineral Land Sur
veyor, will not stand the scrutiny of
the public. It has been said that if
(Reeled Secretary of State, he would
hold it for life, because his oppor
tunity to carry out the principles
of the Sioeum letter' would le so
much greater that the returns would
always. show him (F.) as receiving a
majority of all the otos. It must
be remembered that F. was the nom
inee of his party at the election of
i'v!'j for re-election to the oflice of
Clerk of that county.
AYhile Mr. Dolph is acting proxy
j the people in regard to the lull he
1 introduced to increase flic Leaisla-
tun! ., yi he inform them the
amount he has increased the faxes
on the people by the passage of the
new apportionment bill? This Ring
leader was the getter up of this in
famy, and while he professes great
regard, for economy ttiere was not a
member iu the last Legislature who
was more recklessly extravagant.
Answers will be in order.
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The question has been asked, in
ease Hand of the JTu't ultilne.er gets
elected, which is improbable, whether
he expected to get a "patent outside."
for the State work, or have it all
done in San Francisco, Chicago or
St Loi,ls 1 "'s will not support
these fellows who are so anxious to
patronize foreign importations. It's
a bad Hand that strikes down the
business which it should foster and
The Jacksonville Times
that Grover has announced himself
to speak so soon in that "place, lie
cause J. C. Tolnian and his friends
have not had time to get up his " ad
dress." It says they have sent for
scrap-book Odell, and hope to be
prepared for Tolman to deliver it in
one or two places before the election
Tho Democrats, by their victory
in Connecticut, gain a Democratic
U. S. Senator from that State. This
makes tho victory greater thau it
would have been had there been no
Senator to elect, as it is well known
that the Administration used every
effort within its its power to secure
a Radical Senator.
While both of the opposing plat
forms mention with favor the efforts
made Vy our farmers to organize for
self-protection, we see them make
no mention x against the "heathen
Chinee," who is taking the bread out
of the mouths of the laboring men
and women of our State, and who
do not consume any of the products
of our farms.
Ended. The struggle over the
vacant Senatorial seat from Massa
chusetts has been settled by the
election of Gov. Washburn, an anti
Butler man. The Butlerites are ter
ribly mortified over this result, and
matters do not look pleasant in that
State for the Radical cause in the
future. Let them quarrel; its none
of our fight.
Exormous. The cost of running
the General Government printing
office last year amounted to over two
million dollars. That i3 rather steen
and somebody is having fat stealings.
I ,h LLagl
Summary of State News Items.
Work on the Capitol building is
Wrestling Joe had two toes ampu
tated at Salem last week.
A man named Nelson was killed
aecidentaly last Monday at Wiedlers
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Gen. Ji. Li. Appiegate tviu ciem ei
the oration at the Odd Fe ows cele-
bration at Harnsburg on the 2th.
The "patent outside" and other
fixtures of the Cornelius Holladay
Progressionist. are advertsed for sale.
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Andrew Reddy was sentenced to
the penitentiary for one year by the
Circuit Court at Corvalhs last week.
C. A. Reed has been placed on the I move an appeal. Baxter has estuh
Ring ticket in Marion county, in j lished his headquarters at St. John's
place of John Minto, for representa- ; College, and has telegraphed to Tre
tive. j sident Grant the facts in the case
, -, , . and asking him for the support of
D. M. Thompson and W. C. Twee- the Gcn,ial Government toi-e'jj
dale are the delegates from Albany ; possesi;ion of j)is o0ice. The eat.
Lodge, .No. 1 to the Grand Lodge of ; st esciteinc.llt pvevails.
Odd Fellows. j Washington, April 1G. The Re-
One hundred and seventeen acres ; publican members of Congress from
of land lving six mil. s" southeast of Arkansas called on the President
Albanv, sold at auction last Saturday ; and Attorney-General this morning
brought fc31 per acre. i to confer regarding the GubernuWi-
c t n ,1a! muddle in that State. Subsequent
The liquor dealers of I ortiand lv tlie Attorney General tele gjapked
were to have a meeting lat nfght at t'0 Gov lrooks aiul Baxter that the
Portland to protect themselves ; ircvsiaent declines to interfere ex
agamst the crusaders. ct,)t to j,reserve 1Kwe.
A letter from Chauipoeg, dated the Boston April IG Alice Maxon
18th inst., says Mr. Hubbard, who ! Sumner, wife of the late Senator, pe
was shot by Gerrali, is very weak j titions tlie probate Court for pennis
and his recovery very doubtful. sion to resume her maiden name, be-
J.110 eiiiir.ciif 1 uin i iiiu
the first to begin preparations for a
grand celebration on tlie glorious
i'onrt : of July. It is to take place
Gerrah, the half-breed who shot
Thomas Hubbard, at Champoeg, last
Sunday, delivered himself up to the
oilieers on Wednesday and is in jail
Covenant Lodge No. 12, of Hrris
burg. will celebrate the 27th of this
month in grand style. E. L. Apple-
gate has been secured
as orator of
The Universalhsts of Oregon will j Pire Bluff, Washington and Bakers
meet in convention on the 9th of j field. They have surrounded the
June next, in tlie vicinity of Central ' State House so as to cut off supplies.
School House, niiTO miles northeast j Brooks has sent recuiting officers
J. Dougherty has withdrawn his
name from tlie Democratic ticket for
Clerk of Wasco county, and A. Y.
Ferguson has been placed on the
ticket iu his stead.
The Odd Fellows of Oakland pro
pose to properly celebrate the 65th
an i versify of the Order on Monday,
27th. There will be an oration, sup
per and ball in the eening.
Eugene City, during tlie year end
ing April loth, received into her mu
nicipal treasury 2,751 .8;; expended
$2,0-10 .IC); is $720 A.) in debt, and
has $210. 65 balance eusli on hand.
The ladies of Albany presented the
Council with a petition, signed by
four hundred persons, requesting
that the law granting liquor licenses
be repealed. It was referred to a
At a regular meeting of Occidental
Lodge No. oO, 1. O. O. F., McMin
iiie, ou the evening of the 7th inst.,
lr 11. Y. Y. Johnson and John Bos
ton were elected representati es to
the Grand Lodge.
All over the aley the farmers are
progressing rapidly with their spring
planting, in some cases now nearly
or quite linished. East of the moun
tains spring work has just begun in
The Encampment and tlie different
lodges, 1. O. O. F-, of Salem, have
accepted the invitation of Albany
Lodge, and will be present on th
li7th in full regalia. They expect to
charter a steamer, and will take their
The executors of the last will and
testament of Hon. Cyrus Olney, hav
ing about concluded settlement of
the estate, will soon turn over to tho
city of Astoria the remaining proper
tv, agreeable to the wi.-,h of the tes
tator" Jerome Porter, of Forest Grove,
now gone to Stickeen, w rites to his
family stating that he had taken a
claim. The snow was five feet deep
on the ground. He says that two of
his party were frozen to death on
the way to the mines.
O. P. Alexander, v.-ho died on the
12th inst. at Jackonville, and Isaac
Long, who died in Albany on the
2oth of last month, were both initi
ates of the Odd Fellows Lodge in
Jacksonville being initiated on the
same evening less than a year ago,
and both dying in less than a year
from initiation, and nearly at the
The Jlemon-at says: "Rev. I. D.
Driver, in behalf of tlie M. E. Church
has sued Rev. C. NY. Shaw, now of
Salem but formerly pastor of the M.
E. Church in Albany, for the recov
ery of the money derived f rom'an ex
cursion gotten up by Shaw last year.
Driver says the money belongs to the
church, and Shaw claim,? it as his
The Grand Encampment of I. C.
of R. C, on Tuesday, the 11th inst,,
filed articles of incorporation in the
County Clerk's office, of Marion Co.,
and in the office of tho Secretary of
State, with C. E. Burrows. L. Vine
yard and E. P. Smith, Executive
Committee, as incorporators, and
Salem as the principal place of bus
iness. The following statistics are com
piled from the annual report of the
Marion County School Superintend
ent: Number of districts reported GO;
number of legal voters, 2,3o0; num
ber of persons over four and under
twenty years of age, 4,500: amount
of money distributed. SS,171.70;
amount per scholar, S1.78JJ; num
ber attending private school, 754;
number quarters-public school taught
during the year, 115. -
The convict Edmonds, who was
nijnrec. in a sawmill at Salem, last
week, is not likely to recover. In
attempting to adjust the belt from
the main shaft to the grindstone,
Edmonds became entangled in the
belt and was instantly drawn to the
shaft, over which he was violntly
w hi pod for several minutes, his legs
striking above and below at each rev
olution, until the water was shut off
and the machinery stopped, when lie
w as takeen up in an insensible condi-j Dr u g-storo and damaged some ad
tion. j joining buildings. Loss, .5,075.
Little Rock, Ark., April 15. jOR
eph Brooks, claiming to have bJL"
been elected Governor in 1872 toot
the oath of office to-day before' Chif.f
Justice McClure, and then took for
cible possession of the Governor's
office, ejecting Governor Raxter and
taking possession of the court house
Brooks bases his actions on the deck.
ion of Jml mitlock of u
Conrt of the tb?C"t
in overruling n i,n-
1 o uieo. by
j Gov. Baxter's counsel in a snj't
j brought against him by Brooks f0r
the Governor's office, and issuing-
i judgment of ouster in Brooks' favor
j fag aetifm ()f tLo or.
, in the abscnco of Baxtcl,s
1 who LaJ nQ OI)portnnitv to ansu: i
husband. It should be stated that
her appeal to the Legislature for per
mission to marry sgain, was present
ed before the Senator's fatal illness,
and that she preserves the respect of
Mr. Sumner's bast friends, who
know the cause of this alienation.
Cincinnati-, April 10 The Consti-
tutional Convention yesterday took
up the article providing for woman
suffrage and defeated it. Yeas, 4lJ;
nays, -11. Less thau a Constitution
Little Rock, Ark., April IS Bax
ter's forces have been increased bv
the arrival otabout o.OOO men from
out. Hi roe hundred of Baxter'
reinforcements have been cat off.
Wasuix.; ton, April 17-The Sec ret s-
1 ry of war has instructed the officer at
j D u all's Bluff to proceed to Little
i Rock and investigate the report that
j Baxter had seized the telegraph
j office to prevent the Brooks partv
from using- the wire, and t see that
telegrams to or from the General
Government are not interrupted.
Postm a.it er-General Cresweil ha
telegraphed the Postmaster at Little,
Rock to deliver mail matter address
ed to '-(.lav. 2xixier'T or "Baxter.
j Governor of Arkansas." to Baxter.
and tho-o similarly addressed to
ad 1 '.re
j Brooks, ti
i ; o,..s, ana
-ed simplv to
At-Kansus l'.ir tne present.
IT m 1 1
Wash 1 no ton.
T --rimer T.iHlelbv
r for aid in
Alt ornev-Gctioral to-d.
preserving the peace, of that citv.
The At I orne v-Geeral replied that
United Slates officers stationed there
had been instructed to prevent
bloodshed, and asked the Mavor if
the peo-de of Arkansas have not pa
triotism enough to allow th.i- ques-
tion to Lo settled peacefully and law
fully, ami not brii.g on tbe State the
disgrace and ruin of a civil war.
Rr.i:ioi:, April 18. A private. dis
patch this opening reports Raid
and Stone mountains are alarming
the adjacent comities with their
trembling, which is much, more se
rious tli. in previously. Scientists
confidently expect an eruption.
Boston April l. -But ler's friends
are unable to conceal their inortitiea
tion at. their defeat in the election of
Washbuir.e, who thrice defeated tho
General for Governor.
Washington, April 15. The Fi
nance bill will be presented to the
President to-morrow for his approv
al. There are no indications that he
will withhold his signature.
The Senate Tentorial Committee
have decided to recommend the con
firmation of Gen. McCook as Gover
nor of Colorado, in place of Elbert,
to be removed
The House Tentorial Committee
have agreed to report a bill for the
admission of New Mexico into the
Washington, April 1G. Tn the
House, Hoi man, of Indiana, moved
to reduce the item of the President's
salary from 50.000 to 825,000. He
argued that the increase of salary
last session was Unconstitutional,
and he also criticised items of the
Washington, April 10 A joint
resolution was introduced in the
Senate by Carpenter to-day, declar
ing it to be the duty of tlie United
States to recognize the independence
of Cuba, to accord her beligerent
rights and to observe strict neutral
ity between her and Spain. It is pre
ceded by a preamble setting forth
that it is the undoubted rigid- of any
American colony to declare its inde
pendence of its mother country; that
the people of Cuba have declared
their independence of Spain, estab
lished their own Government, abol
ished slavery, and for over five years
have maintained their position; that
war between Spain and Cuba lira
been and is conducted with shocking
barbarity, and that there is no rcas-
onable prospect that Spain will bo
able to re-establish her authority
over Cuba; that in conesquence of tho
proximity of the seat of war ihc con
test is injurious to tlie intoresrs o
tho people of the United States, and
that it is evident that its prolonga
tion will only protract suffering and
bloodshed, and result in tlie recogni
tion of Cuban independence by
'ashinc-ton, April IS. The Pros
it's remarks to the New York
committee yesterday, are accepted
by them as indicating that he will
not veto tho Senate currency bill.
Grant's refusal to interfere in tho
Arkansas guliernatorial strife is com
mended as a wise reversal of his for
mer course in Louisiana.
Washington April 22. The Pres
ident has vetoed the Finance Bilk
Tho Cabinet was in session from
11:30 till nearly 2 o'clock. Finance
was the only subject discussed.
A fii-e in East Portland last Moa-
1 day morning, distroyed Dr. Macks