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The Owyhee Tidal Wave.
Tltur^Jay Horn's. Dee. «A. 1WS. Taxes.—Taxationiitherealeau.se ol «nah constant change in the as eendeocy pf one and another of the various politiccl paities that have arisen. flourished and passed into history «ince the foundation of our government. No governmental or- ; ganization can be maintained with- j ont a revenue sufficient to pay the j officer* and incidental expenses, and ! this revenue, in State, connty ! and municipal aTairs, under our system, is chiefly obtained by direct j taxation, the payment of which is ; aiways distasteful to the tax payer, ! who is prone to charge upon the ! sw The latest loeal lew* will be tonne ea tb* two euteld* ***** party '» power a waste of his and , the people's means, ami thus it is ; . 1 , . I that no one party can long remain in favor with the masse* It is true j that if a party, having the direction of public affairs for the time being, collected in making free j public roads and bridges, building , school houses »nil county building* . . , . " and in making preparations for the ( encourage incut of agriculture, min- i ing and other agricultural pursuits, ! in the purchase and establishment of ! , , fair grounds, the encouragement of make* beneficial appropriation of the taxes immigration etc., it will gam a , stronger hold upon the minds of the , U.I. .n I t!,,,. nminm» Ig i*,.* ,,r people am thus prolong it >** R of / if on the cunt-ary tl is foiiud that the tai''> are very high and that no free roads or bridges ex • . i»i i ist in the country, no school houses ■ built st public expense, but few in- j power. Hut digrnt sick person« in any of the counties of the common wealth, no ... . . ,, , agricultural fairgrounds bought and ; iuclosed by the taxes ot the people, but few if nuy public building* , ■ eroded either State, county or mu nicipa!. and that th»se organizations are all heavily indebted and are paving annually thousands of dollars; . , ....rtainin. f.nt to experts for ascerta.n.ng c , it bree<ls dissatisfaction among tLof»»* who foot the bills, and in all case. ! where inquiry and Intel, eut Hives ■ ligation are not *:men by blind ad berence to party names. A long continuance of theso tbuaea ucter mine* the duty of the tax-payer and voter to change the management with the hope of reform. Tbe»e changes are attended with good ef- J feet*. The newly installed party, : for a time at least, u ambitious to j establish a good reputation by mak- \ ing good the promises made before ; election ; and until they in turn be- ! come hardened and careless of the ! people's interests there is economy | practised in public affairs. Now we put the question to the J Ux-payeta and voters of Idaho Ter-j ritory, assuming the above theory to be trie with reference to all politic- • al parties, whether it is cot high time for a change to take place? Kvery ; county in the Territory is in Demo- i cratic hands sav« and except Oneida, and every county in the Territory overwhelmingly in debt save and except Oueida, except it may be Shoshone, which only passed in her checks to Democracy last fall with a full treasury, which is not yet : quite exhausted. Will tax-payers j and votera who have been in the habit of voting for the once time honored name of Democracy, which . bat become dishonored by time, make a not* of theee suggestions and inquire as to their truth, and if cor-1 rect have the candor to say so at the . ballot box on the first Monday in ' June. , _ Information from Ireland leads to | the belief that a ruing there it im- 1 minent. CoysssvaTsk in Virginia. — By way of contrant between the con servatism of Southern statesmen and the democracy of Idaho politician* w« here present a few extracts from the letter of one of the newly elect ed U. S. Senators from Virginia to Gov. Walker in acknowledgment of the receipt of his credential», and inasmuch as the views therein con-j tained are those of one of those Southern conservatives whose elec tion has been heralded in fdaho as a Democratic triumph, we commend ; them to the notice of, and request in j justice to the Democratic reader that j the Avalanche, World and Chronicle ! copy and commend the doctrine* and ! sentiments enunciated by Senator J. W. Johnson of Virginia to the j faithful in Idaho, us coming from one ; of the great lights of the party resi ! dent of the mother of statesmen and ! cradle of Democracy. It it certain , ly not too much to ask of our co-j ; temporaries that they should en I ...... ... . endorse the principles of those whose j partisan triumph they have hailed with such demonstrations of joy : Exact and complete good faith shonld be observed with the public creditor. All the obligations of the j Government should be strictly ful , filled. Nor is this so hard to do. The public debt, which, to the im novertshed South, looked a little ( ' wbiia back 80 itupendoUBi is already i assuming comparatively trifling di ! mansions. It is seen that it can be ! p **dy paid. lbe Fifteenth Amendment, which I trust will soon be adopted by States enough to make , it a part of the Constitution of the . I nited States, will end a question which lias agitated the country for / bsl( a cyntur £ I entirely approve of tlie p r i nr jp le s of that amendment, and as we have invested the freed men with the right to vote, let us ffiv# him au opportunity to vote un (ierBUn , IilJg | > . 1 He ha ,' ciyi | rights, am j j t j s t0 otlr interet that he should * The know their value. * * present financial policy of the Gen era! Government is diminishing our ps p, nses . * . That we are approaching apparently so near to , the consummation of reconstruction we are greatly indebted to the kind office* of President Graut. * * * This Gordian knot was cut . by the President's first message to Congress and the prompt response of that bodv. ITp to this time the ! conduct of ' tbe Administration has i liberal, and if the same policy | ! is pursued hereafter it oughtto have , ■ f iP , ^ a # r jwuesVehtad us, j an j j uok (0 tbat jj ne 0 f conduct which shall restore quiet and confi- j dence, and encourage enterprise and industry, we shall soon see the coun-... try richer aud more prosperoui than it has ever been. : J : j n Washington Territory, including j ex-Delegate.a to Congress, who owe i \ their political importance to the in- j ; fl uence » n fi stirring speeches of Mr. j ! Garfielde, by which means they - ! w - pre elected, have grown jealous of | his superior ability and growing j popularity among the people and j J arc endeavoring by every foul means i a their power to cripple his influ ence a t the Capital and break down • hi* reputation at home. To this end they hive issued a sort of rnani ; f e ,to directed to the Republicans of 1 i Washington Territory calling for a i reorganization of the party. The , document is signed by thirty-six names, a majority of whom are office A clique of Federal office holders 1 i : } n Walla Walla county, met the call j promptly by calling a meeting and passing a set of resolutions declaring the authors of the preposed recon . «traction a set of old worn out dé signing political hacks, or word* to that effect, and the party in the city 0 f Walla Walla respond to the ac . tian of the Republicans of Waits ' burg with a hearty amen. holders and boiter» from the party at the last eleetion. The Republi- ! can* of the little town of Waitaburg, ■ In Montgomery, Alabama, on the | 7th. Glasscock, Rep., was elected 1 Mayor by 616. All the Republican Aldermen were elected. Gin. Bütt.xb and thb Twigos I Swosos.— Sine« the arrest of Gen. ! By ! B. F. Butter at the instance of Miss Rowena Florence, who is said to 1 have been the mistress ofl "General I j Twiggs in New Orleans prior to the j to occupation of that city by Butler's | of j troops, the records of Congress have ! been searched and the following correspondence found, j Gen. Butler wrote to President Lin as coin as follows, after describing the swords accompanying the letter : in j On the first day of July, 1862, General Twiggs left these swords with a young woman on the evening before he fled from New Orleans, j and in his flight on the day of the I approach of the fleet, he wrote is ! his carriage, while en route, this extraordinary paper : I leave my «words to Miss Rowena Florence, and a box of silver. D. E. Twiggs. New Orleans, April 25, 1862. I The paper was claimed as a deed co-j of gift of these very valuable weapon* by the yonngwoman named but as she had neglected to inform j her ffttber of tWg gingllIar doüationi , causey f unes, and as the girl's mother caused them to be given to a negro, to be sent baek to General Twiggs's house, I ventured to Interfere with ^i* testamentary deposition, When Congress assembled, Mr. Lincoln sent the following message to the two Houses : [ ! i Fellow citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives : I have In rtiy possession three val uable sword*, formerly the property of General David E. Twiggs, which I now place at the disposal of Cou . gr*ss. They were forwarded to ijie f™" ^ Major Gene r» 1 Benjamin K Butler. If they, or an y of them, shall be by Congress disposed ef in reward or compli rnentary of military service, I think General Butler is entitled to the first consideration, A copy of the General's letter to accompanying the swords, is herewith transmitted. Abraham Lincoln. December 12, 1862. Oue of these swords was, by res olution offered by Senator Wilson of Massachusetts, beatowed Uipon \ General Butler, one given to the j Military Academy at West Point I and the other deposited in the Pat ent Office. Will Use Democratic ed- • ! i iters whe have been so lavish of ! | abuse and falsehood with reference j , to thege Twiggg (wor a, ind General j j Butler's having stolen them, now be as ready to do him justice by mak j j g correction in accordance coun-... " lm innocent. : —w^—— with the official records which prove i j j Win*., - L ^cigars, j and Steel, j A,,I> eastern madi? clothing ^. d J? or /»«»*, p lannr4 »aica**imere*, Men'* overskirt«, 1 ""^oioTt^ *" 1 a i Shtr Vk?rt'ing», , Ticking», J. HUELAT ds 00, 1 DEALERS IN i CHOICE FAMILY GROCERIES, Tobacco, Iron, Ladle* and Cotldrea'» Shota Hosiery and Glove*. Tabl. Linen, BRUSSIIH S ami X PLT CARPICTING, Horse-Sbors and Nails, Carriage Bolt», A general asaorment of Shelf Hardware, India Robber and Hemp Packing, i , ,, „ .. „ __. . India Rubber Belting and a General As I ! ■ eortment of Merchandise J. HUELaAT k 00. ltf _I j For Christmas and New Years ! Plea. Cakes and Confectionery ! MICHAEL KURR \ Ar GRETE'S OLD STAND I S PREPARED TO FURNISH and manu facture to order all kinds of Bread, Plea, Cakes and Confectionery for the Holidays. *y Send in stock on hand your orders, is I keep MICHAEL KURR, Baker and Confectioner no old »ltf I m. mm ; n. ninmui ; r. uuicsr ! HERMAN & CO. BANKERS, f I g" jjj Chr. Washington and j Second Streets, | SILVER CJTT, IDAHO TERRITORY , Draw Sicht Drafts on Scholle Bro's, San Francisco and Sew York ; - Portland, Ogn., and the principal Eastern Cttie*, —AJfB— E U R O P K. j I ! Do a general BARKING BUSINESS. Bay and sell I Gold Coin,Currency amt Bullion. Mike Advances MERCHANDISE. Receive Storage la flre-proof Warehouse. 4itr Delmonico Restaurant, One door south of the Postofflce, Washington Street. ROBERT. THOMAS, [ The Old Algerine, Ex-Chief Cook to Abd el-Kader, the Emir of Mascara J is Pro prietor, and head cook himself, and gets up Lunches at all hours of the day and night'. Chickens and Game of all kinds Boiled, Stewed. Fried, Broiled, Fricaseed and scolloped. Oysters in ail styles, 11am and Eggs, Soups, And everything else in, and out ot season, When Called for. Pies, Cakes, Custards, Frails, Nuts, etc., etc. In short the Old Algerine is not second to expert in any man in the profession as culinary affairs. 76tr ROBERT THOMAS, Propr. East side Washington Street, one door north EDWARD BORMAN, of the Miners' Hotel SILVER CITY, MANUFACTURER m AUD DIAI.BR 19 ■co»». Shoes, Gum Boots, S hoe- F i » d i n g » , Etc.. Etc., <J*c. Y STOCK OF SAN FRANCISCO MADE Boots—direct from the manufacturer, is COMPLETE. # M —ALSO— A very extensive shipment of leather and otber Fine Stock, From which 1 am prepared to make to order ANYTHING IN MY LINE. I employ Mon« but the Best Workmen, and Personally SUPERINTEND THE WOKE JKf Good* of my own manufactura al ways on hand. Repairing Neatly and Promptly at tended to. ltf EDWARD BORMAN. STOVES AND TIN-WARE FRESH ARRIVAL fe —A»»— Prices Reduced ROBERT H. WEEKS' Jordan St., Silver City. M WAV ING PURCHASED THE INTER 11 est af John R. Brigham in th* »hove business, I have on hand The Largest and Most Complete * ^ Stock of Stoves and Shelf Goods In my Line, •ver brought to this Market, and which I propos* to dispose of at Re dueed rate* for Cash, ear AH kinds of work done to order. ROBERT H. WEEKS ltf FOR SALE. HE RESIDENCE OF DR. TIB BITS. Medical Point Avenue, is tor rest or I sale cheap. Apply to T. J. Butler. Wav* otto. « W. D. BIGELOW Dsalik a GROCERIES, WISES, DO US, FLOUR., G RAW a Bd VEGETABLES. ssr- Advances made «a Storage and Con mission Goods. lit 1000 MEN WANTED! —AT— GRAHAM'S SAMPLE ROOMS, —TO— Buy His Stock — or— FINE LIQUORS AND CIGARS! ( Wholesale and Retail ) Cheap for CASH. Sample." Washingtemst. —one door south of Second. JAMES GRAHAM. W Give him a call and COSMOPOLITAN RESTAURANT . M. Liscomb lias start** * FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT at George Merritt's old stand on Washington Street. near Long Gulch. HE COSMOPOLITAN will not be behind any eating establishment in the Territory i Providing Good Fare for Its Guest». flap Come and try it once und you will con,« again. « Charges Moderate. A. M. LI8C0MB T €tf OWYHEE LIVERY, SALE £—axd— A FEED STABLE West side Jordan Street, near the bridge A. C. SPRINGER. Proprietor. IN'GLE AND DOUBLE BUGGIES, j TEAMS AND SADDLE HORSES TO LET. Horses bought and sold,or board by the Day, Week or Month. HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOR HAY AND GRAIN. 49 " Call ami see and my terms will suit A C. SPRINGER. s ltf you. j M. HiTHkWS. I C. W. PLACE. | J. a. Rrnsis â MUSIC -FOB— j PUBLIC A PRIVATE PARTIES Furnished by j MATHEWS, PLACE & RÜDEEN On Reasonable Torms. Apply at the Scandinavian Saloon. 7§if RE-OPENING « — or Tin — OWYHEE GIVER Y Sale and FEED STABLE, Jordan Street, below the Idaho Hotel. AYING REFITTKI) AND FURNIS1 ed this commodious rstatdishjncut. I am again on hand, prepared to furniati or perform anything required in my line Baggies, H Job-Wagon*, and Saddle Animal* to Order. 48 tr A C. Springer CITY BOOK STORE. | I m , M. LEBRECHT. Next door to Herman é Co l Bank, —Dixigra »— Books, Stationery, Legal Cap. Notions, Tobacco, Cigars. CLOTHING, ' Fruit, Confectionary, Toys, Ammunition, .etc. A CIRCULATING LIBRARY. (Ill LIVERY STABLE INTLINT. Tb* Ancient Mariner HORSE HOTEL In the Basement of Herman A Co. '* Stort Owyhee City. GKO. DREW, Troy