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DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET.
j For Conjrreisi
GEO. A. LaDOW, of Umatilla.
For Governor t
L. F. GHOVER. of Marion Co.
For Secrtary of State
S. R CHADWICK, of Douglas.
For State Treasurer t
A. II. BROWN, of Baker.
For State Printer i
Y. BROWN, of Linn.
Haperlntendent of Public InNtructlon t
E. J. DAWNE, of Marion.
FOU JUDGE FOl'llTH DISTRICT,
E. D. SHATTUCK,
Of Multnomah County.
jPor Pronecutlng Attorney,
Of Multnomah Connty.
For Prosecuting Attorney, First District.
H. K. II ANNA, of Jackson County.
Forjudge of Second Judieinl District,
L. F. MOTHER, of Douglas County.
; For Prosecuting Attorney,
C.; IV. FITCH, of Lane County.
For Prosecuting Attorney, Third District,
J. .1. WHITNEY, of Linn County.
pJ...i,tln Attorney. Fifth District,
W. II. LASSWELl
of Grant County.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC
' f For State Senator :
y iMeOiiirin, .J. A".
no, l'. r-. in over,
For Count v Judge :
. JJ. Will T E.
For County Commissioners:
A. Eielcls, A. J. Cason.
F. 13 E A T I
For County Clerk :
FR ASTIv W. 'FO 8TEIJ .
For County Treasurer:
.r. i- w a
E E W E IL
e e :sr.
For Seliool Sujcrintendent :
W. AE O II ELAND.
For Coroner :
Governor Grover will six
ak at the
following times and places:
The alios, Friday May
Weston, Tuesday "
La tiraade, Thursday "
l!nior., Friday "
Baker City, Saturday "
Spea"kirg at 1 o'eloek, p. m.. each flay.
Opposing candidates are invited to join
in the canvass.
Resigned and Nominated.
At tht" meeting of the Democratic
County ; Committee, Capt. A. F.
Hec.ges Jfendered liis resignation as a
candidate for State Senator. This
ill be Ji'gretted bv tlie many friends
of the ptain who desired him to
represethe people of this county
in the Senate, knowing that he would
have filled the position with honor
to himself and to the best interests
of the people. But the Captain
deemed it best for him to decline on
account of his private business,
which demands his attention, and
which he has neglected during the
time he has been in office. He did
not feel as though he would be do
ing justice to his family to accept a
position which would demand of him
so much time for such limited con
sideration. The Captain will rabor
zealously for the success of the par
ty, and desires to be anvorker rather
than an officer in its ranks.
The Committee have placed in
nomination Mr. James W. Oilield, a
farmer residing in the Upper Molalla
precinct. Mr. Olfield is hicrhlv
spoken of by all who know- him, and I
A. I 1 A ? . 2
me selection oi uoramiuee is regard
ed as an excellent one, not only from
the fact that he is a man of sterling
integrity and good abilities, but that
a large section of our county, which
had, by some error, been left unrep- j
resented, has now the head of tlio '
county ticket. Mr. Offield was j
in towii when the nomination ''
was mide, and he entered on j
the canvass the following day. He j
will make it uncomfortably tropical ,
lor his iuitchell-iiipple competitor.
Axotijek Radical Lie. We are
informed that the Radicals of this
connty re circulating a report that
while Dr. Saffrans was County Treas
urer, when he turned his funds over
he was a defaulter. This is false in
every respect, and the records
and a certified certificate of the
County Court, which was Radical at
that tima, will prove the authors as
base and willful liars, and slanderers
of the dead a purer and better man
never lived in this or any other com
munity than Dr. Saffrans.
Got Him. Tolman is in trouble.
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xieavoicea answering the nnestion
which was propounded to him by
3Ir. Campbell, whether he accepted
the Teruperanco nomination or not.
the leruperanco nomination or not.
He woild ratW
. uvi cutu
pertinent questions. If he
that ti accepts it -win, as lle says
lose hit all the Dutch vote; if 'he
refuse., the temperance men will
throw -ff oa hira. Ho U in mtW
tight pi toe.
cr the otter.
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The Gubernatorial Candidates.
The three candidates for Governor
of Oregon addressed the people of
this county at the Conrt House last
Monday. The attendance was qnite
large, the house being tilled to its
Mr. Tolman, the ring candidate,
led off. and occupied one hour and a
quarter in a speech that he had been
ordered to make, full of falsehoods
and misrepresentations. He assert
ed that the entire appropriations
made by the Legislature of the past
two sessions were consumed by the
present administration, and that the
law requiring a fee of $5 for a deed
for school lands had been repealed,
and that the present administration
had been charging that amount and
sometimes he stretched his imagina
tions so far as to state that it was ten
dollars, and that this sum of money
had been pocketed bv the officials;
he attempted to misrepresent to the
extent that none of the appropria
tions embraced any building funds,
and tlat the penitentiary was extrav
agantly constructed. He stated that
he had natural horse sense, and we
are rather inclined that the little
fellow owes an apology to that ani
mal, as he exposed himself so that
the people concluded that he must
have meant an ass instead of a horse.
He told two or three anecdotes,
which we .presume were calculated
to create applause for him, but as
the audience was mainly composed
of men of good sense, it utterly
failed. His speech, if it may be
dignified as such, was coarse, point
less and destitute of every argument,
and failed to meet the wishes or ex
pectations of his followers.
Rev. Mr. Campbell, the Indepen
dent candidate, next took the stand,
but owing to a severe cold and ill
health, he hid not occupy his entire
time. It was the first time we have
heard this gentleman speak, and we
were very agreeably surprised in him.
Hm is a ready and effective talker,
pleasant in manners and gentlemanly
in his utterances. He retaliated by
telling some anecdotes on Tolman
and made pointed hits. He made a
a very fine peroration and appealed
to both parties to give up their party
organizations and come over to his
organization. He got Tolman where
the wool is short when he demanded
of him to state to the audience
whether he was the Ring candidate
or whether he accept the nomination
from the Temperance convention.
This was a settler for the horse jock
ey from Jackson, as he knows thai to
refuse the temperance nomination
would lose him that vote, and to ac
cept it, would lose him the anti
crusade vote. The little fellow
appeared to be in great trouble and
failed to answer the question.
At the close of Mr. Campbell's
speech, Governor Grover took the
andst, and without delay enter
ed into the merits of the dis
cussion. The Governor appeared to
be in most excellent trim, and refut
ed every charge which had been
brought against his administration,
and proved his assertions by the
documents and official reports. He
told Mr. Tolman that he had stated
that which was false when he assert
ed that ten dollars had been charged
for deeds, that it was false that the
State Hoard pocketed the money ami
that it was false that the law requir
ing $5 fee for deeds had been repeal
ed. He showed that every dollar of
this 5 fee had been accounted for
and paid into -the State Treasury,
and the respective fund had received
it; he also proved that the act was
not repealed w hich gives the author
ity for charging this $5. Iu the
matter of exhorbitant rents lie plain
ly showed that Mr. Tolman had
misstated the iacts in the case.
Tolman stated that the rents were
$9,00 per annum, and that Grover
& Miller were getting a large portion
of it. For a full and complete an
swer to this charge, we refer to a
communication published elsewhere,
taken from the Oregon-inn. In the
matter of extravagance in building
the penitentiary, the Governor show
ed that the building was erected for
the sum of $159,000, and that a Rad
ical Legislative Committee had re
ported that it had been economically
constructed and that the work was
done well anil to the best interest of
t e State. He also proved conclu
sively that the administration under
him, in complete and systematic
running order, was not costing the
State any more than it did under
"Woods, nor as much, and that the
last Legislature put in the body of
the appropriation bill of last session
the sum of 811,000 which had been
disallowed by an investigating com
mittee, among which was one Warrant
for $700 for carriage hire for Gov.
v ooils to visit the penitentiary. The
Governor made a most masterly
speech, and answered every accusa
tion which was brought up by his
The closing scene of the speaking
we will give from the AV,r., which is
a fair and correct report, which is as
Tolman, unoii i taking the stand to re
pl . declared that hn could prove his
suehTe'' h hilf had paid
The Governor, who was in the art of !
leavins the platform, answered Yc?u
....... ...., ... repealed
Tolman "It has "
tj rover '"It has not "
tolman "I sav it has "
(Jrover "It is false." "
Tolman-'-Your statement is fdse
and I can prove it." wtr,Jl " iaise, ,
At this mncture the Governor had 1
approached to withh, two feeTof Tol
man, and it was verv H .IJM:
nlv with a strong crl !
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IieilL llOttll. Hpmvoi- n u: .i.w
. j ii in iintm.
r.nvPrnor tn& m.'"'? "l",sr.11. Hie
proceeded to reply i hfs most Vhar?"
lSrirUS ,nanner 5 a' not coin- to he
bluffed ; no man can t.lufr ...LT
I neial lawyer can bully ratr m'k. t r"
! I.." w ""J.-V . 1 n:iVe never
ixtjl I'luuru. J. Al I no
gim w "uin ragea ; ' and in
this Tnl.srar manner he proceeded ad
nauseam. He murdered the Kind's
Enclish, and he murdered decency
; iiuni iin auiwin.c ,j-'j"iinK aisgusted
: left the house in great numbers.
Mr. Campbell wm entitled to the re
; plv, but, in Ti w ills own bad health,
he vic-!ied hit tima te the Gr,'trn"
who proceeded to dispose of Tolman
in a very few words, and whose dignifi
ed rejoinder was in marked and pleas
ant contrast to th hoodlumism of the
nipple candidate. The, Governor in
sisted that the campaign shou'd be
conducted in a manner becoming gen
tlemen, and that statements, suscept
ible of proof, when distinctly denied,
should not be repeated unless the per
son promising to do so was prepared to
prove them. The crowd greeted these
remarks of the Governor with the
wildest and most prolonged cheering.
The verdict is universally that Tol
man 's behavior lost him at least one
hundred votes. .
One of Tolniau'a Falsehoods.
Tolman, the small man, both in
stature and intellect, of the Radical
party, and at present the ring candi
date for Governor of Oregon, made
the assertion that the present State
Administration is paying $9, GOO for
rents. This was emphatically denied
by Governor Grover, and proven to
be false. A correspondent of the
Oregon ian, who ought to be taken as
good authority, disposes of that mat
ter as follows, which ought to be suffi
cient evidence that Tolman forgot
the injunction which says, Thou
Bhalt not bear false witness :
In your issues of the 7th and 8th
General Coffin, one of the owners
of the Opera House, makes known
his displeasure at Secretary Chad
wick's refusal to rent rooms therein
for the State. I have not set out to
justify personal or party favoritism
in this matter of rents, or any other,
at the expense of the State, but to
correct some errors into which Gen.
Coffin has fallen in his anxiety to
rent his property, or his anger at
having failed to rent it. He savs
C. A. Reed offered Secretary Chad
wick all the second and third stories
of the Opera House for $1,500 a
year. The fact is, the theater occu
pies nearly all the second and 'third
stories, and that portion offered Mr.
Chad wick comprised but three rooms
two at the head of the theater stairs
and adjacent to its entrance (so near
that there would be danger of the
legislature and negro minstrel shows
getting mixed) and the third at the
head of an almost perpepdieular
llight of stairs, on the third iloor.
This room is very inaccessible, and,
when reached, so inconvenient that
no Court would have retained it, for
it was offered for library, Supreme
Court room. &c. The rooms are
wholly inadequate for the public of
fices, legislative halls, k,z.. and to
tall' unfit. Likewise owing to its
imperfect construction, a portion of
the building has cracked badly, and
attempts have been made to secure
it by small bolts, notwithstanding
which the opinion is prevalent that
it will some day fall. Further, if
the opera rooms were not so insuffi
cient and unfit, it would cost the
State some $2,000 to move safes &c,
and fit up.
Cut I am authentically informed
that Mr. C. A. Reed offered Mr.
Chadwick even better terms than
Gen. Coffin names; that he offered
iiim a $10,000 interest in the Opera
House $0,000 in stock and $1,000
in cash if he would rent the rooms
for the State: and that Mr. Chadwiclt
replied not "that he was under po
litical obligations to his friends"
that he was not building opera
Houses for the State. It appears
that the prior' Secietary, Mav, had.
before the building was no, contract
ed for rent for State offices at $2,000
per year, and was to issue State war
rants and advance t:.is sum to carry
on the work. One warrant of $700
was dra.vn, and went into that build
ing, for which the State has received
nothing. The present Secretary,
succeeding to the office before the
removal could be made, it was never
accomplished. Two legislatures
have been in session since the May
contract, yet neither have thought
roper to accept.of R'-ed's or Coffin's
proffer. In 1S72 Mr. R ied appeared
before the Republican House with
his proposition; but knowing the
character of the rooms no action was
General Coffin states the case thus:
Joseph Ilolinan, r-nt, per annum..
To swell this amount to S-l.yOO,
General Coffin adds wrongfully room
of Grover & Miller (for Capitol
Commissioners), $o0; Griswold,
$120, and Pat ton, $180 (for commit
tees, and rented only during the ses
sion), and "Wafkins & Dearborn,
$320. This last room is used as of
fice of Clerk of Supremo Court, and
the rent is paid on order of that
Court. So. for $3,320 per annum.
Secretary Chadwick rents 14 rooms
and 1 arsenal, used for State purpos
es. Compare this rent with that
asked by General Coffin for his 3
rooms, and 14 will be found to cost
$7,000. At the figure they were
rented by May, 14 would cost $9,
There is little dVmbt there was a
scheme to fasten the unfinished Op
era House upon the State, through
May, which failed, as he too soon
went out of office; and that once oc
cupied, the rents were to be increas
ed, and money thus raised to lift it
out of the slough of debt into which
it had. fallen. I have nonebut feel
ings of sympathy for its then and
now owners, and should be glad to
see them accomplish it. But tho
building, if finished, could offer no
fit accommodations for the State's
business discoverable through any
but interested eyes.
I do not know that tho rents now
paid by the State are not too high,
or higher than are paid by private
persons for similar accommodations.
But certainly, taken altogether, they
are more suitable than any others to
be obtained in town. And the sum
now being paid for them is the same
that has ever heretofore been paid j
by Secretary Chadwick and his pre- j
The following is the ticket nomin- ,
ated by the People's Nominating
Committee in Multnomah county last
Saturday: Senators. Win. Strong
CD.), aiid J. S. M. Van Cleave (D) ; 1
Representative, Jacob Johnson (D)
J. M. Stott(R.), Win. Sherlock (I).), !
C. W. Gav (R.) , J. M. Gearin (D.) ;
S. Xorris" (D.). S. T. Jewett (R-);
County Judge, W. F. Trimble (D.) ; I
County Clerk. Geo. L. Story (R.) ;
County Sheriff, E. J. Jeffery (D.)
County Comm iaaioners. Chas. Hoi,
man (D.) and H. Hansen (R.) ;
Connty Treasurer, A. Waldtnan (D) ;
County Assessor, John Dolan (R.) ;
lnt-o ,SnrTeVor. C. W. Barrage
4-i-'V School Superintendent. T. L.
Eliot; Coronsr, F. C'ark
Capt J. T. Apperson.
We desiro to state, in justice to
Mr. Apperson, that we take no part
whatever against him in a personal
warfare, and do not in the least as
sail his business integrity. What
correspondents say in that respect,
we have nothing to do with, and
where his business transactions are
assailed, we shall give him the same
privilege as we do his assailants,
the right to contradict them in our
own columns. We have had consid
erable business with Mr. Apperson,
and we have no reason to say other
wise than that with us he has always
done fairly and honestly, and as far
as we have any personal knowledge,
with all others. It is not necessary
for us to bring into question his pri
vate integrity, as all we have to do
with at this time, or any other, is his
political record, which is enough to
defeat him. Personally, we have a
verv high regard for the Captain,
but we regard his politics as badly
checkered and anything but consist
ent. Only last fall the Captain was
a delegate to the Albany Convention
which nominated Hiram Smith and
passed the famous (rather infamous)
Hippie-Mitchell endorsement resolu
tion. We are informed that the
Captain voted for this resolution,
congratulated Hi on getting the nom
ination, and proposed to do all he
could for him. But what a change
came over him. He came home, and
he and his Crowd, who succeeded in
manipulating the county this spring,
all remained away from the polls ami
refused to vote for their candidate.
This is one part of his political his
tory. Two years ago the Captain
was a candidate for Sheriff before
the Radical convention, but he failed
to get the nomination. His friends
" scratched" the successful compet
itor and hj was most outrageously
defeated, and in Canemah precinct,
the home of the Captain, Mr. Rams-
by was behind his ticket some ten or
twelve votes. This shows that the
Captain's political record is checher
cd enough to satisfy most any per
son, and is sufficiently so to "sinch"
him on the first Monday in June.
Lord Barin, the greatest of the
few remaining Radical statesmen and
lawyers, sneaked out in the county
last Saturday afternoon to address
the people. He had procured his
posters printed at Portland, and se
cretly sent them out, presuming that
he would have it all his own way and
that he could make any assertion he
saw fit. As he went out in the inter
est of tho Radical candidates, we
suppose that the-will now be pre
pared to defend him for his legisla
tive actions. That he made any
converts to Radicalism, we have our
doubts, as we have a better opinion
of the general masses than that such
brainless individuals can tell them
anything they are not aware of. But
it is suggested that ho went out to
get off a defence of his rote for
Mitchell, and to explain how he got
a $5,000 surveying contract while a
member of the Legislature, and
what he done with it. It has been
frequently charged that this man
Barin sold his surveying contract for
$1,000, and that this" is the sum he
got over and above his mileage and
per diem while a member of the Leg
islature. He has got in the habit of
playing the sneak in surveying bus
iness, and now he can't- help playing
the sneak in his limited effort's in
behalf of the Radical cause. We do
not know whether he is to get anoth
er surveying contract or not, but he
must be paid for his valuable efforts
in some way, w hether it be surveying
or coin. Either will do him.
Deserving ot n
The Democratic candidate for
County Treasurer is J. P. Ward, a
druggist iu this city. Mr. Ward is
the step-son of the lato Dr. Saffrans,
who was elected to that office iu 1870,
and during his term Mr. Ward dis
charged the duties of the office.
Since the death of the Doctor, Mr.
Ward has taken the place of the
father and has attended closely to
business and supported his widowed
mother and sisters. He has success
fully conducted his private business
for the past two .years, and if elected
County Treasurer, will watch the
funds of the people to their best in
terest. Mr. Ward has the entire
confidence of the business men of
our city, and there is not one of
them but what would cheerfully go
on his bond to the people.
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now Does he Stand? Shortly
after the Radicals of this county
placed Foster, tho carpet-bagger in
nomination for the Legislature, this
same Foster attended a meeting of
temperance delegates at Portland,
where a resolution was passed, favor
ing tho nomination of a State and
county temperance tickets. This
recommendation has been carried
out, and last week the State ticket,
with Jockey Tolman aud Tim Daven
port as its leaders, put in the field
to jockey the temperance vote.
What we desire to ask, which ticket
does Foster belong to, the temperance
or regular Republican or Custom
Houso Ring ticket. We trust the
carpet-bagger will be brought out on
this question. He must either serve
one or the other, and cannot straddle
or dodge the question.
The tender to the Bulletin, edited
by Crandall and others, and paid for
by E. M. Waite, continues its silly
twaddle about litigant robbery. At
the same time that paper has an ad
vertisement headed "U. S. Mails"
for which it receives more in ono
saonth than w do for all our litigant
advertising iu tvo. ir-rcvvy.
From Sandy Precinct.
Saxdt, Clackamas County.
May, 5tb, 18
EditoitEn-tebprise: Dear Sir:
I presume a short notice from this
remote section of the county will
be of interest to your niany readers.
This part of the county is settling
up very rapidly. Some fifteen home
steads have been taken in this imme
diate vicinity within the past year, a
majority of which are taken by Ger
mans, who are -sober, industrious
and enterprising citizens, who have
muscle and are not afraid to use
it, and there, is plenty of room for a
few hundred more just such citizens.
The farmers here are alive to their
interests. A Grange was recently
organized in this precinct, with
thirty charter members. H. McGu
gin was elected Master, and E. Bates
Secretaiy. School is being taught
here by Harvey Gross, of your city,
and although quite a young man, he
is giving general satisfaction. He
has a regular attendance of twenty
five scholars, and his school bids fair
to be the most profitable one ever
taught in this district.
A great deal of interest is felt in
politics, more than usual. The nom
inations made by the Democratic
County Convention give general sat
isfaction. This section feels much
honored by the seldetion of H. Mc
Gugin, one of our most respected
and enterprising fanners, as a candi
date for Representative. Ho now
holds three offices in this precinct
and district by a unanimous vote,
and in the coming election he will
receive nearly, if not the entire vote
of this precinct. There appears to
be a losing of party ties, but so far
as I have heard, it is all in the Re-
publican party, for the Democracy
feel prouder and more attached to
the principles of their party, which
are founded on everlasting truth and
justice, whose principles and policy
iu the past, have been and are now,
and ever will be, in perfect accord
and sympathy with popular and just
demands of the people.
I notice by the last Sandy mail
that you have quite an addition to
your subscription list. Some of the
subscribers have voted with the He
publican party in the past, but who
now propose to look at things as they
are, have become thoroughly dis
gusted with the deception and ras
caltiy of the Republican party, and
will, in the future, act with the De
mocracy. Yours respectfully,
A Little on City (Jovcrnnieiit.
We have been furnished an ab:
stract of the receipts and expendi
tures of the city for the past year,
by Councilman Apperson. Owing
to the crowded state of our columns,
we are compelled to omit the publi
cation of it for the present. The
general fund shows that their was
received for taxes, $2,704 33; orders
drawn on this fund, $2,0." 13; leav
ing $040 20 to apply on indebtedness.
Special tax, $1,07( 45, which was
used for the purchase of hose, with
the exception of $8 75. Received
on account of the water fund, $853;
orders drawn on this fund, $803 08,
leaving a balance of $40 92; but on
the 1st of this month there is due
out of this fund $250, which at this
date leaves it in debt $200. The
road fund has received in cash and
labor, $1,459 6G; expended, $2,011 55,
leaving this fund in debt the sum of
$1,151 80, or nearly all the revenue
to be received from this source the
present year, consequently we will
have no street improvements during
the coming year. The school fund
has received $4,38S 50 and expended
up to the time of the report. $4.
IX 55 10, leaving a deficit of $570 GO.
The state of the finances is not such
as would have added strength to the
Radical ticket last week, and hence
it was a judicious move to keep it
from the public until after election.
The amount of taxes of this city foot
up to $0,482 03. There are prob
ably one hundred tax-payers in the
city, and they must pay this enor
mous sum of money. We shall
have more to say on this point here
after. Ciot Them Down.
A squad of Tolman's dupes
thought they had got a good thing
on our old friend Vaughan. After
the speaking was over, he met them
and they at once proceeded to prove
that Tolman had told the truth when
he stated that the School Board had
charged $10 for deeds. Vaughan
was not to be backed down and told
them that he would give them $20 if
they could prove that Gov. Grover
had told a falsehood in the matter.
They had. Whitlock's receipt, and
attempted to play it off for one deed,
but Mr. Vaughan knew his his men,
arid he wished them to provo the fact.
With an air always characteristic of
a bombast and liar, they started to
find the authority on this subject,
but tho Radical dupes soon came
down from their high position and
confessed that they had been at
tempting a little game of bluff and
deception, and that the receipt called
for two deeds which Mr. Whitlock
had received. They, were mistaken
in their man, and found themselves
in rather a nasty predicament for
men of good sense.
( Pboposes to Retire. Mr. W. W.
Moreland, the Democratic candidate
for Superintendent of Public Schools
is now engaged as one of the teach
ers ia the Oregon City Seminary.
H is a gentjeman who has given
universal satisfaction in his present
position. He will, however, retire
at the close of the present term, and
engage in the practice of his profes
sion, the law. He will make an effi
cient and ablo Superintendent, aud
we trust he will ba elected by a
a an -I so nit Tuajoritw. '
The Congressional Candidate.
Last Thursday evening the Custom
House and Independent candidates
for Congress addressed the citizens
of this place. The Court House was
full to its utmost capacity. Dick
Williams opened the discussion and
made as good a plea as could be ex
pected, considering that he is the
paid"attorney of the Custom House
Ring and has but recently given it
his support. He is a ready speaker,
and pleads the rotten cause of Radi
calism with probably as much zeal
and effectiveness as one could with
greater abilities. He made the broad
assertion that the Radical party never
committed wrong, but that individ
uals of the party have. He said that
the only disgrace ever brought on
Woods administration was the break
ing up of the legislature of 1SG8, and
that his opponent, Mr. Davenport,
was the cause of that break up, and
consequently ho was responsible
for that disgrace. On the finance
question he had no views.and on the
railroad he argued that they should
be fostered and not governed by law.
His speech on this subject showed
plainly that he was the attorney in
the canvass for that corporation, and
dared not take ground against its in
terests. If the individuals of a party
were to be responsible, how can Dick
reconcile the endorsement of Woods
after he had robbed this State, by his
appointment by the Federal Govern
ment as Governor of Utah? This
made his rascalities the acts of the
party. Again, how can a party be
punished for its dishonest acts be
sides the repudiation at the polls.
The success of any party is regarded
as an endorsement, -to a greater or
less extent, of its past conduct. Dick
labored very hard to make a point on
f lis question but he utterly failed.
After the time for Dick's pettifog
ging, he left the stand for Mr. Daven
port. Mr. D. is a rather argumen
tative speaker, and closed up the
gaps left open by "Slippery Dick,"
as he called him. On the question
of his disgracing the Radical party
by resigning, and thereby costing
the State $30,000 interest while the
money was locked up in the Treasury,
he told his hearers that Dick did not
the following election consider it
such a serious matter, as he. found
upon examination of the poll-bools
that Dick had gone and endorst d
him in his disgrace as he voted to
return him to the Legislature two
years afterwards. On the question
of railroads Mr. D. contended that
they being subsidized by the General
Government, and b-ing creatures of
Government, that they should be
regulated by law. He charged Dick
with inning no polities and that i e
was up to the time of his noniinati. n
with the Independents, but that ti e
Ring had succeeded in securing his
services for the sum of $2,000, and
that they had paid a large su;n for
his kind of taient. Dick replied to
the charge that he could not be found
in any party unless it paid, that he
never allowed any party to interfere
with personal friendship, and hence
he virtually acknowledged that he
would vote for his friends, nr matter
on what ticket they were. We have
not space to go into further detail of
the respective speakers. Suffice it
to say that neither came up the ex
pectation of their respective friends,
and they convinced the audience th t
they had better vote for neither of
them and support the Democratic
candidate, though not able fo make
the canvass ou account of sickness,
is firmly pledged to till the reforms
demanded by the people.
High .'eons Vote.'
- Ben Simpson's organ says that the
Democratic candidate for State
Treasurer voted to tax unnaturalized
foreigners. Yes, and he did right.
The Radicals had imported a herd of
" beaten Chinee" on the mining dis
tricts of Oregon, and under their
treaty it was held that no law could
be passed discriminating against the
plague. So a bill was introduced to
tax all unnaturalized ureijieritJ which
it was thought would reach the
emergency of the case. White for
eigners generally get raturalized
and if they are not, they can easily
become so. But the "Chinee Hea
then" cannot, and hence it was in
tended as a guard for the white la
borers against the Mongolians and
not with any view to iujure white
foreigners. It was a most righteous
vote, and the white voters will thauk
Mr. Brown for having sustained their
rights and endeavored to protect
them. They will give their votes
to the man who has ever been found
to be tho friend of tho laboring
A Conthabt. Mr. Burns, the
Radical candidate "for county Treas
urer, while he was Sheriff, drew from
the county funds from July 1, 18G7
up and including April 18G8, the
snug little sum of $3,193 88. Mr.
Myers, the Democratic successor,
drew from July 1, 1859, up to and
including April, 1870, the sum of
$1,784 80, being for ten months,
and being $1,408 99 less that what
Mr. Burns had drawn. This is suf
ficient contrast for the people not to
trust the old ring again to manage
the county affairs.
During Radical rule in this county
the Commissioners paid for carriage
hire aud a body guard for the Sheriff,
besides mileage and the per centage
allowed by law. Do the people de
sire a repetition of this stato of af
fairs. If so vote the present Radi
cal ticket. It is composed of the
same old cliquo, and what they did
before will be repeated. The Sheriff
at that time is sow tho candidate
From the Records.
Our Radical friends
have had winch 4
ia this ci::i
the receipt exhibited "bv rt earit.
Whitlock, which is
two deeds to school Wi m V?
claimed that he should , ' 11 ii
deed made of the propertr , E4
both pieces were applied fo'rt !h '
The records of the Schools , '
tendent of this county show th'
Gerry, while he was Snperinte!
appraised the N. E. cf J.-
T.lS.,R.2E.,to Wm. 4 ?. !"
Sr.; and the S. E. ; Gf , H ' -T.XS..
R.2E., to Wra.'' V
Jr., each at SI 25 per acre t ' '
be seen that Mr. Whitlock 'J!
plication for two quarter J V Vs1
one for himself and the otl,. .
son, and these certificates of arpr- 1
ment were forwarded to the Cle t
the Board of School Land Com
sioners, and upon them the d'r
were issued, and as Mr. WhittoJ;
Sr., paid all the money, the recei-.
for the two deeds were issued toLii t
This is but a small matter, and w0nV
be of no importance was it n&t
the fact that Mr. Whitlock has?jrr!
the receipt to Tolman and said
man has been exhibiting the rece;,
in order to sustain himself in tle V
he told at this place that the Boa
had been charging $10 for dW. V
I his tan dollars was paid for h
deeds and for two separato and
luict applications, and was not!iit-
more than the law required.
A Ue Nailed.
The Radical horse jockey can,i.
dite for Governor, got himself im
trouble by taking the advice ofl
j kaser followers. In his speech berT)
last Monday he stated that the St.
Board of Education had been r
ceiving $10 for deeds to school Ian.,
and that the members of the Boar.;
pocketad the money. Govern
Grover tld him this was false a
every particular, and showed ros
the report of that Board, made to a
Radical Legislature, that all tliefeo
had been accounted for, and jaiJ
over to the respective funds. Th
evidence was so positive that tho
jockey got up on the stand verv
much excited and conducted himself
in his reply in a manner that won!.' ;
have been a disgrace to him even .: '
the race course. The jockey got t
worst of it and would havo beea '
better for him had he never visittj
Oregon City, as the respectable p,?r. :
tiou of the party were utterly j
gusted ith him, and will vote!..:
either Grover or Campbell.
A Card From T. II. Caim.
Salem, Oregon, May 11.
In the speech of J. C. Tolii'ac. re
publican candidate for Cov-racr.
made m last Saturday, he stau-.i
that there was no law for rli:trmir.:K' a
fee of $5 for each State deed" Tit
act of October '27, 1804, LWte,
M85, has the following provi.-jdc iu
relation to State land.: Part of sec
tion b, "And vhen Use purcl.s
nmnev anil interest, if any, shall W
fullv paid, the purc!user shall r-
ceive a deed, .substantially in tho fol
lowing form on ike jHiuwe'if of afr iu
coin of lire 'dollars tltrrrfur." TLi
provision is now the law. But tie
section requiring a part of thesf L-?
to go to the orapensatioB of t!;
Board of School Land Comniiskfl
er has been repealed. All fees, there
fore, required by law, have been col
lected and paid into the State Treas
ury, ud not a dollar of them retail
ed by or p:tid to any member of th
Board or other officer. The report i.'
Board of School Land ConunissiuE
ersmade to the last legislature, give'
the names of each niatf who has aid
a fee for a State deed, and show tic
whole mount received in that pur
pose, and that the same has bt
fully paid into the Treasury.
report of the Board of School LarJ
Commissioners, 1age 80. This report
f was examined and fully approved!;
the last Legislature.
T. II. Cass.
Clerk B'd School Land Corns.
That Lake. We are inform
that Lake, one of the Radical caiJi
dates for the Legislature boast of.,
i. is having voted for Hipple-Mitft'-!
last fall, and that he considers it 2
honor to endorse bigamists. TW
a strange combination , for Appervx,
who, after attending the Conveutioi
congratulating the Hipple-MitcU
candidate, came home and refcrfi 0 -f
to vote for him. Lake has only la
in the county and State about frsr
ye. rs, and it may be fashionable ui
his country to boast of such honon.
We hear ititTjhat W. Caret
Johnson, the would-like-to-be Circat
Judge of this District, was tbelepl
informant of little Tolman in regard
to the repeal of the fee for school
land deeds. That is about like bio.
and is a fair specimen of what be
knowns about law. We supposed
that he had better knowledge of la. ;
however, and that such wisdom ba ,
originated from the mighty intellect
of Lord Barin. They arc about
alike, however. They are botu
Neither know anj
That little noodle-headed jocKT
who would like to be Governor, th
wears a number five hat and a 1
of fourteen boots,' had considerable
to gay about the litigant act. He f r
gets to tell the people that be b'
self was once County Judge, aod f.
virtue of his position, which he dis
graced, he had certain lrgal printing
which he oould order published
any paper he saw propr. An a
failed to tell the people that he
variably ordered the publications
be made in his Radical organ t
paid doublo price for it. He thwg?;
that was all right to eierciw fci
tyr&aical dt&pelieci ia thit v.